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 x-'- y. yyy;- ��������� ��������� y;"-'������������������: yx-f^xxy: %x '-'x yv^r^m&t  A yyy %mMz$M  S������t''3':;/A>*.':'iT������*iys?i  *  Published itl the Interests of Vilifis^^  VOLUlpIlV H. H. Stevens,M.P., EpiTotan-Chief  VANCOUVER,Bgmsnf Coi.iJbibia, MA^ 17^ 191^  at  SSSSSSSSSSSSSt>W.Kti.-.-;h.-r.-fa'tei  NOTES OTTHE WEST  Contributed by W. D.  Why is Point Grey t Because of Harvey's  "saucer" t  That is a mote question that has bothered many  a one of us from time to time, but it begins to  be self-evident that everyone and everything is  going "grey1' in that locality owing to the crass-'  headedness of the P. Gv Council.  Take this sewerage contract, for example, which  they first let to Mr. Geo. Webster, ihe well-known  local contracting engineer, for a sum of $153,000  odd. The next thing one hears is that they have  changed their minds���������bless the dear children���������  and re-let the same contract to a Seattle firm for  $155,000   -Just $2,300 more!  The ratepayers will, of course, appreciate the-  kind care of the local funds this shows, and also  will no doubt provide all the needed packing cases  needed to send the good dollarsI of Point Grey  over Uncle Sam's way. "Harvey's sauce'' with a  vengeance.  One redeeming feature, ia they seemi to have a  clerk who knows his business and who diligently  pursues it., I often wonder what kind of a glorious tangle some of these petty municipalities  would find themselves tied lip in, were it not for  more buBiness-like oflRcials than some of the councillors themselves seem to be.  If "dead men tell no tales,'' Deadman's Island  seems to have excited the! living to" tell a few  fairy stories from time to time, and even our  "only Joe Martin''---the political clown of the .  West���������-eomes up with a "Here we are again'���������  sort of expression,,as if there being some dirty  party work to be done, he couldn't possibly keep  out of it even for a consideration.  That Ludgate lied when he alleged it was the  desire of the people to have a $250,000 sawmill  there, was obvidus aftet the remark of Mr. H. H-.  Stevens, MP., at the Pender Hall meeting. That  many others have been'lying abont this shady  transaction ever since seems also painfully evident. X  Here is a small portion���������an offshoot aa it were���������  of Stanley Park lying right down by the mouth  of Vancouver's land-locked  harbor,  and  absolutely essential in these1 days for purposes of bar- "���������  bor defence, yet the Laurier������������������', government calmly :  give away what for aU intents and .purposes is a  part and parcel of Stanley Park to a private,  clique.  "Born in iniquity," as Mr. H. JI. Stevens put  it, is none too strong, and it would not surprise  me to find out in the end that it is the Ludgate  interests who are the real trespassers on the \Dead-  man 's Island portion of. the people's domain���������  Stanley park. A lease obtained by such obvious  fraud, and put through with such indecent haste,  can sometimes be upset if it can be shown that  the intention of the parties were dishonest, or  that the government of the day acted ultra vires  and gave away jrhat did not belong to them.  The harbor question is of such vital interest, not  only to Vancouver, but throughout the West, that  /it certainty is fitting that it be made a national  port. The docks and wharfage accommodation  must be of the very best* and access free and unrestricted for the business public must be provided at all times.  Every good dock has a public approach free  from all restrictions, and Vancouver's must be  wide open in that respect. That a strong Board  or Harbor Trust should control it goes without  saying,  Once more it becomes necessary to call attention to the need of a Merchants' Commission to  assist the Board of Trade over the railway rates  question. There are, there must be lots of merchants who have no connection with the Board  whatever, who can produce thousands of examples of overcharging by the railways that will  never see the light of day else.  Two months ago I suggested that the new depot  have a good roadway alongside it which would be  an extension of Granville Street. Now I see by  their plan in the Province that is what they propose, and very great will be the improvement.  One of the finest ever done in Vancouver and the  company should not be stingy either whilst they  are at it. Why not take my other suggestion  and extend an elevated concrete roadway right  along over part of the tracks and next the waterfront?  What a beautiful boulevard could be made from  say MAIN Street right along to Coal Harbor, and  the cost would not be so enormous either. Speaking roughly, I would say the whole business could  be well done for $1,500J000 for a 36-foot roadway  and a 10-foot sidewalk overkanding. The expense  is a mere bagatelle for the city, seeing to what  extent they are spending money like water, paying out to and around the scattered real estate in  the distant suburbs.  That was rather an amusing suggestion to erect  a memorial column to Point Grey 1912 councillors. These gentry seem to need some-stern discipline and I note Avith pleasure the B. C. Empire-  League is after their scalps. The most effectual  way to get even now is for the B. C. League to  go before the Provincial Government every time  Point Grey wants some favors, and show .good  and sufficient cause as to why they should not bo  granted,  ���������o  Effort! Being Made to Prejudice Public Opinion���������Beware Fictitious Advertising���������Protect Public <  Domain. ��������� ������������������/'*��������� *  "The child of political iniquity" is perhaps the beat description of the Deadman's Island  scheme. This question has been before the public' ever since February, 1899, to a greater or.  lesser degree. Last year the Privy Council decided that the CITY'S claim to the Island was  technically unsound, which decision for the time being settles the dispute between the city and  those who are behind the alleged lease. ��������� '  Our object is to draw to the attention of the pubjic the facts as regards the original granting of the alleged lease by the late Minister of Militia of the Laurier administration.  ���������. - On the' 20th January, 1899, Joe Martin wrote to the Militia Department, on behalf of Ludgate, asking, for, the Island. In his .letter Mr. Martin stated that the City Council and citizens  were in. favor of'the projeet. This was known to be incorrect, because Ludgate had seen Jas.  Garden, the mayor, who had objected to anything^ the kind.  On February 3rd, 1899, Theo. Ludgate made application for a lease. This lease was issued  by the Minister within eleven days (February 14tb>>.| The Minister wrote the city about February  8th, asking their opinion, but before the council had received the letter the minister had granted  the lease.   :   .' >���������/ .y y x. . -.,-, . /;::^". -x,.-- y-  v   The minister also asked the chief commanding officerhis opinion, who (on February 8th)  replied, strongly opposing the granting of the lease.  The minister also wrote the admiral commanding at Esquimalt for his opinion, and in his  (the minister's) letter he said there was great heed for haste, which was rather an extraordinary  condition for a government official to find himself in.     v   ~ ;y  The lease was granted, as stated, within eleven days* of application, but TWO DAYS BEFORE THE ORDER-IN-COUNCn; AUTHORIZING IT WAS MADE. This again demonstrates  the anxiety of the parties interested to get throughwith the business.  As soon as the city authorities knew what was going on they held a meeting and dispatched  a delegation to'Ottawa to present a very strongly worded protest, but this was on March 9th, a  month after the application was made.   This is a remarkably short time to get word and to call  a council meeting and actually have a delegation in Ottawa' within a month,  BUT  not  swift  ! enough for the political tricksters who were back of the game.  When Joe Martin observed the terrific outburst of popular opinion against the government's  action in granting the lease, and its possible effect, he advised the government to so amend its  grant of Stanley Park to the city so as to make the Ludgate lease valid beyond question. This  request of Joe's is significant in two respects���������first, it demonstrates that in his (Martin's) opinion Deadman's Island belonged to the city at that time; second, it demonstrates that the representation in his letter of January 20th, that the city favored his application, was absolutely incorrect, and the natural conclusion is, if the minister was influenced by that statement then the  whole thing ia based on false representations and should not be recognized.  Such ia the early history of the "DEAL'V-one of the finest examples of political piracy ever  pulled oft* in this city. ��������� , y ,  But the same general course haa been followed, since. M*. Ludgate admitted in Ottawa last  winter that he had agreed with Col. Sam. Hughs* th* present Minister of Militia, that, pending a  settlement, he WOULD NOT CUT DOWN THE TREES, and that he would maintain the Island  as a park, if permitted to develop the waterfront. In any case it was definitely agreed'that the  tree's would not be cut. Col. Hughs had scarcely turned his back on Vancouver before this outfit,  Kinman, Ludgate, et al., cut down those magnificent trees and turned the picturesque little Island  into an-unsightly eyesore. This act waa absolutely unwarranted and was pure vandalism and  , spite work.. The object was to destroy the beauty of the Island in order to change public opinion, ajap to create evidence of possession. 'A more.;,reprehensible act cannot well be conceived; it  was inexcusaoie, and ohl^  behind this "DEAIj."   In our opinion, they have forfeited all right  to  consideration  at  the  hands of the public and should be shown none. ,, /  Another illustration of their methods was given in the publication recently of a plan, with  the statement that the Norton-Griffiths Company were interested;. This was PURE FACTION  generated deliberately by Kinman.    Norton-Griffiths were never identified with the scheme at all.  Kinman took the plans into Norton-Griffiths' office at 11 a.m. one morning, asking them to  "look them over." The Province was on the street in about two hours with a cut of the plans  published and a ''story." Norton-Griffiths did nothing, nor were ever connected with the scheme,  and just as soon as the "STORY" was published, Kinman came and took his plans away. The  whole thing was a ^clever advertising dodge and a subtle way to secure the use of the name of a  reliable firm like Norton-Griffiths to give an inr of respectability to it. And so the game goes on,  but Deadman's Island belongs to the public, and the public must and shall have it.  Epitome of Prof. J. Odium's Address  Delivered nt Anti-Home Rule Meeting, Dominion  mM������y7th.Wa,  H. H. Stevens. M. P., left last night for Ottawa to,  Icok after Vancouver's interests".  ThJt is an important problem that has come  before the Empire, once more in a concrete form.  All hoheat men are no doubt trying to find the  best solution. The two factions arrayed in antagonism most prominently and determinedly are  the Roman Catholics and the Protestant Imperialists. ���������  I shall confine myself to a few thoughts tonight  as there are two able speakers who are the shining  lights of the evening. I am here to open the  question rather than give a lengthy address.  And yet, though I am to play a secondary part,  I feel quite honored to be asked to say a little  on a subject so important and far-reaching.        \  The highest interests of the Empire are at  stake and in the balance as the conflict wages.  One party says we shall have Home Rule, and  the other says we will not. The first says it is  best, and the second says it is worst. We are here  to see just where our minds run in the study, and  to express our convictions in a concrete manner.  Personally I have no quarrel with the Irish  Home Rulers, or with the Canadian Irish Home  Rulers.    My antagonism to Home Rule, as it is  demanded, is based in part upon the following  reasons, or facts.  First :������������������The ablest and most astute Continentals  who are in deadly array against Imperial Britain  are strong advocates of Irish Home Rule. Any  man who follows the press comments of Europe  will see that in proportion to Continental antagonism and hate towards Britain, in that proportion Irish Home Rule is supported and advanced.  Hence when I find the strongest diplomats and  statesmen, who have the strings of statecraft at  their fingers' ends, urging and supporting the  Irish, I am sure that from an Imperial standpoint  Britain should refuse. If Germany and Austria  favor home-rule, then Britain would do well not  to give it until her whole people have had an  opportunity to speak on the question in the clearest terms. Borden saved Canada by*this method.  He carried Reciprocity to the people and thereby  to its death.  The Roman Catholic Stand.  Second: It is clear to all readers and students  of history that the Roman Catholic church is at  the bottom or top of this movement, demanding  Home Rule. In this connection we are forced,  from our- exact knowledge of the workings and  constitution of that political machine, to conclude  that since the Roman Catholic church demands  Home Rule, the demand, the command, the time,  the method, and all most intimately connected  therewith have origin at Rome. The Vatican in  fact has assumed to control the British House of  Commons and the destinies of the Empire. Hence,  since this is the most positive interference of an  Italian foreigner, one who has no official standing  or recognition in or by any country on earth in  relation to political affairs, hence, on this count I  would say to British statesmen, you are on most  dangerous grounds. Do not obey an Italian priest  or any number of priests or others who are simply  their tools. My strong point here is this: Foreigners have no business meddling with the internal  affairs of the Empire, and especially when they  undertake to do so as a matter of divine right and  superiority.  From the pope to the most obedient newspaper  of Roman Catholicism, there is the constant and  insistent announcement that the Vatican Rule is  supreme over and above every earthly rule. Every reading man here tonight knows that this is  a fact. And on this ground the pope, through his  cardinals, arch-bishops and priests, is demanding  Home Rule for Ireland.  The New York Catholic World says with authority: "The Roman Catholic is to wield his vote  for the purpose of securing Catholic ascendancy  in this country. All legislation must be governed  by the will of God, unerringly indicated by the  pope. Education must he controlled by the Catholic authorities; and under education, the opinions  of the individual, and the utterances of the press  are included. Many opinions are to be forbidden  by the secular arm. under the authority of the  church, even to war and bloodshed."  The Catholic Times. January 21st. 1910. say.s:  "As a matter of fact the Home Rule question is  a religious question. We have said this many a  time, and Ave repeat it now." This must be true,  for it is in perfect harmony with the affirmations  *%f popes, cardinals, councils, archbishops, priests  and the church as an official institution.  Hear Cardinal Manning in a thrilling speech  which he made in 1870, to the Third Provincial  Synod of Roman Catholic Priests at Westminster,  London, England:  "It is good for us to be here in England.   This  nineteenth century will make ftigll^-^^1%:  history of,the church.,'���������':.��������� t-'J^yy^x  "'y^xmM  * 'It is yours, right. reverend fathers, ^wlipte^Clil  gate and subdue, to bend and to break ���������t*iii#Ulti;5^^t,^#r#������  'anImperial race,,the'.will, of:wl|iitt%.::piiv^;.iP^^^|^  of Rome of old, rulea over nationa 'and';pepp^r;;||^^  w&  -1������-'.-  ���������'ft; %a'  ym%  invincible and inflexible.  '' Surely a soldier's eye and a soldier'a heart  would choose by intuition thia field of England Jo*y* y x ���������&;$  the warfare of faith. It ia ttoheaMl of TroUrtsmt-^ ^^ ^^    ' ;  inn, the centra of ita movamanta, and the Jtronf*       v  hold of IU powara.   Weakened in England, it  (Protestantism)  ia paralyaed ev^qnrhere, con> ^  ^jp^  quered in England it ia conquered ttooua^outt^  world.   Once overthrown here,;nU,i*^1>Ufc;������^  of detail... v:: ,' ; ''���������7-'--^^;vi.Sy3:^i?^M8f  *. ,"All the roada of the whole ytathi )a^MM*y00������MA  point, and this point reached, tho wholfr*rei**]^^  opentO-thechurcbfB"will.,'vv:; ���������y^yyy$yy0i^������^  ' . He was then, like OardihalvVaiignan^  troubled as to the best m\aitm:'t^'Vi*j***^  quering and m������bftL*ii*M"{fa'^ ^a������fe^  Race." But he had at least one plan of conqner-  ing. Hear him: "There ii only .oae aolutien of  the difficulty. And that isthe terrible acourgc of  Continental War, a war that will exceed the horrors of any wars of the Empire. In apite of/all obstacles, the Vicar of Christ wiU be put again in  his own rightful place: But that day arltt net be  until hia adversaries have  yy^:y^xy5&  IxM  ym  mutual deatraotion." ..���������������������������^���������������������������\^y.^.^^i  This is the great cardinal's plan of blood and  horrible war.  Hear him. "-���������       .y^r^^hy^^  Archbishop Bourne, in Canada, aet forth that  Rome'a greatest obstacle is Protestant England:  "At the root of all thia apoetoho work lies the ; _,,,  return of England to the ;;���������at$o^;fai^^  sneak*jBJjfh. y-y^y^yEyiM'i^W -'^'^"^  AndjBivf that "England is the  ffjfy  su������aa^'lkandinf in thVwayJo^sjj^  ���������ortd.v������ ,v :'yyM&yy;&0M0m  man^CftJ-oMciam over the entire world.  ^ ^ '        ^beare vr������ clearly aee "  wo������n\ npi������:ft>ime to detach Ireland fro  Briiiittt^U$faee beside Proteataht   enemy that would help the enemiea of the "  testant Imperial Race."    'yyyyyWyi'y'7"  Hear what Major McBride aaya on this point.  I need not'tell you who the Major is.   Hia language shows that he hates Britain, and would  fight against her in war .witti.. -:'f33iariBW|a>: ,:<wp;, |niir-i  " other land, 'y;yyy<  In Ithe "Kilkenny People,** a Nationaliat niwl-  . paper, Major McBride ia reported, in the iasue of  Dec. 4th, 1909, to have aaicl:r'"T appeat Wyott  most earnestly to do all in your power to prevent  your countrymen from ewtering the degraded  British army. If you prevent 500 men from enliet-  ing, you do nearly as good work, if not so exciting, as if you shot 500 men on the field of battle;  and also you are making tbe path smoother -for  the approaching Conquest of England by Germany. Let one of your mottoea he: 'No recruits  for England.*'  "Should they (Germany) land iu Ireland, they  will be received with willing hearts and atrong  hands, and ahould Infland oe their destination,  it if to he hoped that they will find time to dia-  embark 100,000 rifle* and a few score ammunition for tbe same in thia country, and twelve  months later this island will be as free as the liord  God meant it ahould be.  Surely the valiant Major would aid the invading Germans mightily and patriotically. Ia he the  only Irishman ready; to join against Britain f  Should we be willing to give Ireland the Home  Rule these men are after, such Home Rule as aims  at the complete subjugation of Britain to Germany  and the foreign priest in the Vaticanf  What Kind of Home Rule Do the Irish Demand?  Is it Home Rule such as Ontario haa in relation  to Canada ? 1 answer, saying, It is not. If it were,  it would be very commendable under certain conditions which could not be supplied from the very  nature of those making the demand.  Is it the kind of Home Rule that each one of  tbe States in the United States has, and enjoys!  1 answer again and say, It ia not.  Is it the kind of Home Rule that Quebec  Province has, and is determined to keep until it  can make improvement from its own standpoint?  If this were the kind of Home Rule Ireland is  asking for, it would be bad enough, but it is not  this sort.  Is it the kind of Home Rule that Canada, Australia, and New Zealand have? It ia not. If it  were this sort, it would not be so bad. But even  this kind of Home Rule in the hands of the Irish,  dominated, led, directed, ordered, instructed and  inspired from a foreign potentate, would be a  most dangerous thing to Oreat Britain: for in this  ease there would he a strong and restless enemy  close at hand in times of international danger.  In such a case, Ireland would control her own  army and navy, as Canada and Australia are determined lo (lo now and in tiie future. But in the  eas<\of these and other ''Over-Sea-Dominions,"  (Continued on Page 8)  att.^;,vyg:'v;Kffi  :':i?yWy^^������M  .'���������'���������������������������^i!$gii|������  ~''yy0M  ���������������f  ���������yx*Mi  yyiM  ��������� -X>  ~sm  Through an oversight on the part of  ihe nwwifjnnrnt of the "Western Call,"  "Notes of the West" in last week's issue  eontoinetl several disparaging allusions to  jmhlir officers of this city. We hasten to  apologize for this offence, and this without the slightest intimation or complaint  from the persons whose feelings must-  have been injured. Please accept our  apology. _ ' ,. ,-,-,.- m  THE WESTERN CALL.  4,4. ** * * * *** it 11 .|. .1* * * *** I * ***  All church notices, notices of  births,' deaths,   marriages   and  items ot general interest Insert-  . ed free.   Readers are Invited to  contribute to this page.  To insure insertion, all copy  should be sent to the "Western  Call." 2408 Westminster Road,  corner Eighth, not later than  Tuesday of each week.  ��������� 11 Ml < 11' HM I' 11' II I'l HI 11 I  District Fire Alarms  Itt-HMp'i Mill. Powell Street  ie*���������Burns' Abattoir.  ������-���������Powell snd Woodland.  - tar���������Pender and Balsbury.  188���������Oxford snd Templetoa.  ISO���������Vernon and Poweil.  . MT���������Salisbury and Powell.  188���������-Hasting* and Victoria Drive.  Ml-���������Powell  and   Raymur, Sugar  finery.  14B-���������Hastings aad Vernon.  MB���������Hastings and Lakewood.  . 181���������Powell and Baton.        .  SIS   Qraveley and Parte  Bit���������Fourth and Park.  818���������Gravelev and Woodland.  818���������Charles and Clark.  Sir���������Williams and Woodland.  818���������Parker and Park.  818���������Venables and Cotton.  881���������Venables and Clark.  Sen���������Campbell and Harris.  888���������Harris and Woodland.  - 888   Second and Park Drive.  . an���������-William and Park Drive.  888���������Bismark and Park Drive.  - 888���������Third adn McLean.  aia���������Keefer and Victoria.  818���������Parker and Victoria.  814���������Williams and Victoria.  SIB 1 Bismarck and) Lakewood.  eie���������second and Victoria,  air���������Sixth and Victoria.  818���������Lakewood and Barnard.  Mia���������Kamloops and HasUngs.  2US--Powell and Clinton.  8188- -Baton and Clinton,  aiae--Slocan and Pandora.  ai4B-<-Dundas and Renfrew;  8B88 <-Wlnd*mere and Pender.  Re-  The windows of the-Grandview Stationery have taken 0 na very'gay and  festive appearance. Enquiries elicit  the Information that Mr. Edmonds is  preparing for the Dominion Day celebrations. "You would be surprised,"  -says Mr. Edmonds, "at the number ot  British, Canadian, Scotch, Irish and  other p lays, which are In demand by  Qrandvlew people at this season. Laat  year we had not sufficient to supply  the demand, so we have made special  preparation tola year." The prlcea at  which flags are being sold here are  such that It Is evident there was  something beyond the ordinary.Inducements of supply and demand, which  caused Mr. Edmonds to lay In such a  large stock.  HINDOO MiaaiON.  The rector of All    Saints' Church  (Anglican) has obtained a grant of  $300 from the Bishop of the Diocese  toward the expenses of a mission for  Hindoos. This mission, the Anglican  East Indian Mission, opened on the  first of May, with Mr. C.*B. Porter as  superintendent. The headuarters is  2033 Triumph Street, where a unique  sign,, written in four languages, is displayed over the door. Anyone who is  Interested, or who wishes to become Interested, in a good Christian education  al work amongst the Hindoos will receive a warm welcome at the hands  of Mr. Porter.  GREAT NORTHERN.  Many complaints are coming In  from residents who live In the vicinity  of the work which Is being carried on  by the Oreat Northern Railway, ft is  declared that the workmen are worse  than careless when using explosives.  When blasting operations are in* progress, it is said, the houses shake to  such a degree that the people look for  broken windows. On one occasion,  says a resident, a huge piece of rock  was hurled into the air and crashed  through the Clarke Drive bridge aB if  the bridge had been built of paper,  and very few mothers who live ln  the neighborhood are tardy enough to  allow their children out of doors while  blasting operations are being carried  on.      '-    ��������� .J,  Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 1727, will  attend divine sen-ice at 8t. John  Church, Central Park, on Sunday evening next, May 19th. The members will  meet at their hall at 7 p. m. and march  to the church, where the rector, Rev.  W. T. Johnson, will p reach a special  sermon. All members of the association will be welcome to march with  us.  THRONG8 8EE KERR  PLANT FIRST POST  B. C. FALL FAIRS  Dates of Provincial Pairs Announced  ���������Kamloops' Pixed for September .  . 18-1������-20.   - -yfi  ��������� complete list of the British do-'  lumbla Call fairs haa been compiled  and Use dates aastgned.    .:  Kamloops' exhibition . will take  nlaee Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 18, 19 and 20.  Following la the list of fairs:  Arrow Lahea--October 4-5.  Alberni���������September 13.   >  Armstroat���������October i������*l7.  BttranlOam���������September 28.  Bella cwala^Alniwr-MV..  Cww1ctien---8eptetnber 30-2L  Comox���������October 8.  CoqulOam���������September 21.  ChllUwack���������September 19-20.  Central Park^-September 18-18.  Cranbrook���������September law.  *' Palta-September90*1*  - Grand Forks���������Sept. M������7.  0reenwood-<-8eptember SO.  OoWen-r^epteinber 24-26.  Islands-^Septeinber18.  ^Kent���������September 18-13.  Ifawloope���������Ssptember 18-20.  Kelowna���������September 16-87.  ICaalo���������October 16.  - Lanfley*iSeptember 25.      _    j  Mission���������September 24-8S.    '-'  Maple Ridge���������Sept 26-26.        ^  Matsqul���������September 26-27.  rlanslmo���������September 17-18.  N. and 8. Saanlch���������Oct >S.  NlooUv���������September 26.  North Vancouver���������Sept������ 7.-  New Weatmlnater���������Oct. 4-6.  Nalaon���������September 28-25.  New Denver���������October 2.  Pantleton���������September 29.  Revelstoke���������October 8-10.  Richmond���������September 26-26.  Snawnlgan���������September 18.  'Salmon Arm���������Sept 27, 28.  Summerland���������October 30, 31.  Surrey���������September 24.  Trail���������-September 25-26.  Vernon���������October 23, 24.  Vancouver���������August 10-17.  Windermere���������Sept. 20-21.  Victoria,   (provincial    exhibition-  September 84-28.  Work of Marking Route of Canada's  Ocsan-to-Ocean Highway Is Com*  -, meneed���������Cry  Is  Now "East*  wardHol" .'������������������'_  Alberni, B. C. May.���������With due and  imposing' ceremony the first post of  the ^Canadian Highway was planted  here at the foot of Johnston Street at 2  o'clock on Saturday afternoon, in the  presence of over 1,200 persons, nine  hundred of whom had traveled from  sixty to three hundred miles to wit*  ness this event, unique in the annals of  Canadian road building. One hundred  and three automobiles made the run  across Vancouver Island from Victoria  and Nanaimo to Alberni, this being the  automobile run ever held in  'Canada. Many autos came  ver, Westminster, Seattle,  even Portland,  official "planting" of the post  W. J. Kerr, President  . tan Highway Association,  abaence of Lieutenant-Governor  n, who waa prevented from attending at the last moment With  flags floating In tbe breete and to tbe  accompaniment of hundreds of camera  clocks, Mr. Kerr drove the post In position, while the Port Alberni hand  played "The Red, White and 8lne> A  moving picture operator, representing  the TJrbanla Co., recorded every movement on 800 feet of film. These pictures wil be exhibited all over Can-  ...... t ti, t utiitntitimi *ttt1 I I II II I I 11111 IU j n |*  BASEBALL  SCHEDULE  : League of the Leading Churches of Vancouver ��������� '���������  Date of Games and where to be ployed  i*M"i"������' V********* IV 1-M'������4"ti't'it<������*M-1"M"Iij..|,.*t..|.  The league executive has decided to  haye each home, team furnish the umpire for all league games.  It is expected that a silver cup will  be offered for each section InBtead of  pennants, as In former years. In the  appended schedules the letters w. d.  and e. d. indicate west and east diamonds and refer particularly to the  High School grounds.  8he schedules follow:  Pleasant Meth., High School, W. D.,  6:30.  Mrs. Goodwife-" Hello! Mr. Beresford. I was visiting Mrs.  Wisdom and she said you supplied her new wallpaper and did all  the work in connection with re-papering her house. Have you  any more payer the same ?"  Mr. Beresford-"Yes, Mrs. Goodwife. I was expecting a  call from you. Nearly every; house in Grandview has Beresford's  Wallpaper; put there under my directions. When I have papered  your house there will be very few left"  Mrs. Goodwife- "Well,   I'm  not  surprised  considermg  WHiiuiil the great satisfaction you give.    It pays to deal with you."  Mr. Beresforp���������-'.' Come in and see my goods at���������'*  ��������� Senior. ,.���������.  May 17���������Mt Pleasant Meth. vs. Mt.  View Meth., De Wolfe Schools. 6:30.  May, 18���������Kltlslano Meth. vs. Comet  Club, High School, W. W., 4:00.  May 18���������Grandview Bapts. vs. Central Meth., High School^ B. D.. 6:30.  May 21���������Comet Comet Club vSv Kitsilano Meth., High School, W. D, 6.30.  May 21���������Chalmers Presby vs. Central Meth., High School, E. p., 6:30.  '  May 22���������First Bapts. vs. Mt View  Meth., High18chool, W. D., 6:30.  May 22���������-Central Meth. ya, ..Comet  Club, Simon Fraser School, 6iJ3������v  May 23-^Mt Pleasant   V*9%?���������mt.  Grandview Bapts., Clark's ParS, 6:30.  May 28���������Mt Pleasant Meth., vs. Central Meth., High School, E. P., 6:30.  May 28���������Kitsilano *fetb.  vs.   First  Bapts., High School, W. P., 6:30.  May 28���������Grandview Bapts.  vs.  Mt  View Meth, Clarh's Park, 0:30.:  May 30���������Comet Club vs.   Chalmers  Presby.. High School, W.D., 6:30.  May 30-=-Flrst Bapts. vs. Mt Pleasant Meth., High School, 6:30.  June f.-+-Cbalmers   va.   Grandview  who helped In the **\*?*- HigMchoo^WVa 4:00. v\  June 1���������Central Meth. ������������������������ Mt Pleas-  . ada, part of the United Statea, and  throoghout Great Britain, arrangements having been made with John H.  Tamer, British Columbia's representative In London, to this effect.        <������.  The digging of the M^was almost  as ceremonial as the actual planting  of the post The first spadeful of earth  waa tnrned by A. E. Todd of Victoriai  one of hte vice-presidents of the Cans'  dtan Highway AOsooclation. The otb  er "laborers'  A real Joke was sprung by a student  at the Western Reserve University  last week This student suffers from  tbe stigma of obesity; It appears that  even professors do not love a fat man.  After a particularly unsuccessful recitation ln English III., the professor  aald:  "Alas, Mr. Blank! You are better  fed than taught."  "That's right, professor,'- sighed the  youth, subsiding heavily, "you teach  sae���������I feed myself."���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  cayatlng included the mayors of five  British Columbia cities, eight mem*  bers of Parliament, three, millionaires,  about twenty aldermen, a large number of the best known society ladies  of Vancouver Island.  J. F. Bledsoe, of Alberni, held the  position of master ot ceremonies, and  Introduced the various speakers, 'the  first being Rev. J. Carruthers, who  made the visitors welcome In a  speech brimful of enthusiasm fpr tbe  great work in whic hthey are interested. Immediately after the planting  of the post President Kerr delivered  a magnificent oration well calculated  to arouse lb every man in sound of  his voice a desire to be up and doing  for tbe cause of good roads. He declared that from now on the call ot  the road would be "Eastward Ho!" Tbe  other speakers included W. W. Foster,  Deputy Minister of Public Works, Miss  Agnes Deans Cameron, one of the best  known Canadian writers, Mr. Plimpton,  President o fthe Seattle Automobile  Club, Mayor Beckwlth of Victoria,  Mayor Shaw of . Nanalmo, J. G. C.  Wood, M. P. P. for Alberni District,  and several others.  Nearly fifty cars left for Nanalmo  lmemdiately after the ceremony, other  visitors spent the remainder of the  afternoon visiting Port Alberni, one  and a half miles distant Sproat Lake,  and other nearby points of interest  ant Meth.. High School,.W.'p, 4:00.  _. June 4���������M t View Metfc vs.- Kitsilano  Meth., De Wolfe School, 6:30.  June 4���������Mt pleasant Meth vs. Comet Club, Simon Fraser School, 6:30.  June 4-���������Kitsilano Meth. vs. Central  Meth., High School, W.D., 6:30.:.  June 4���������Grandview Bapt vs.   FJrst  Bapt., Clark'a Park, 6:30  June 4���������Chalmers Presby. vs. Mt  View Meth., High "School, E. D., 6:30  June 6���������Comet Club vs Grandview  Bapt, Simon Fraser School, 6:30.  '  June 5���������Central Meth. vs. Kitsilano  Meth.. St. George St, 6:30.  June 6���������First Bapt   vs   Chalmers  Presby., High School, E. D., 6:3<i  June  6���������Mt  View  Meth.  vs.  Mt  Pleasant Meth., De Wolfe 8chool, 630.  June 8���������Kitsilano Meth. vs. Mt. View  Meth., High School, W. D., .4:00.  June 11���������Comet Club   vs.   Central  Meth.. High School, W. D., 6:30.  May 11���������Grnadvlew Bapt. vs. Chalmers Presby., Clark's Park, 6:30.  June ^5���������Central Meth.   vs. Grand-  view Bapt, High School; E. D., 4:00,  June 15���������Chalmers Presby. vs Comet Club/High School. W. D., 4:00.  '  June 17���������Mt. View Meth, vs. Chalmers. De Wolfe School, 6:30. *  June 18���������First Bapt. vs. Kitsilano  Meth., High School, E. P., 6:30.    ^  May 18���������Comet Club vs. Mt. Pleasant Meth.. Simon Fraser School, 6:30.  June 20���������Kitsilano Meth.    vs.    Mt  Pleasant Meth.,  High School, E. D.,  BORDER TAILOR  HEST OLD COUNTRY  BLUE SERQE ''TRAFALGAR"  Just Arrived.  Suits made to measure $22.00  CEDAR COTTAGE  Right where the car stop3.  Alex   Crawford  LADIES TAILOR  1015 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Imported Suitings in Blue. Grey snd Brown  tinad with Skinner's Guaranteed Satin:  at X0 per suit  In the evening tbe citizens of Alberni  tendered a banquet to President, e:30.  Kerr and his fellow officers of the j    june 20���������Grandview Bapt. vs. Comet  Canadian  Highway  Association,  and club, Clark's Park, 6:30.  also arranged an impromptu dance for,|    june 20���������Central Meth. vs. Chalm-  the entertainment of the ladies and!er3j High School, W. D., 6:30.  other guests. j    j'une 21���������Mt View Meth. vs. First  Alberni has a population of nearly Bapt, De Wolfe School, 6:30.  300, and although hotel accommodation:. june 22���������Mt Pleasant Meth. vs. Kit-  was so overtaxed that every resident si]an0 Meth., High School, E. D., 4:00.  was called Upon to accommodate two. june 22���������Chalmers Presby. va.  or more guests, not one of the hun-, Flrst Bapt, High School, W. D., 4:00.  dreds of visitors suffered the slightest june 25���������Mt. Pleasant Meth^.vs.  Inconvenience. 1 Pirst Bapt., High School, E. P., 6T30.  "What's" the   hardest   thing  about!  Intermediate.  roller skating when you're learning?"'    May 18���������Kit6llano Presby. vs. Christ  asked a hesitating young man of the.Church, Henry Hudson School, 2:00.  Instructor at a rink. j    May 22���������V. M. C. A. vs. Fairview  "The floor," answeredtiie attendant. Meth., St George Street, 6:30  ���������Youth's Companion. 1    May 23���������Christ   Church    vs.    Mt.  May 27���������Mt Pleasant Meth. 'vs.  Comet Club, Simon Fraser School.  6:30.  May 29���������Comet Club vs. Fairview  Meth., Simon Fraser School, 6:30.  May 31���������Fairview Meth. vs. Kitsilano Presby., Henry Hudson, 6:30.  June 1.���������Y. M. C. A vs Comet Club,  High School, W. D., 6:30.  June 1���������-Christ Church vs. Fairview  Meth., High 8chool, E. D., 2:00.  June 3���������Kitsilano Presby vs. Mt  Pleasant Meth., Henry Hudson, 6:30.  June 6���������Y. M*C. A. vs. Kitsilano  Presby., High School, W. P., 6:30    V  June 8���������Comet Club vs Kitsilano  Presby.. High School, W. D., 2:00. '������������������'���������'���������;.  June 8���������Fairview Meth. vs. Mt  Pleasant Meth., High School, E; D.,  2:00.  June llN-Mt Pleasant Meth. va  Christ Church, Simon Fraser, 6:30.  June 13���������Y. M. c. A. vs. Mi Pleasant Meth., High School, W. P., 6:20  ~ June 16~Christ Church vs. Kitlal*  lano Presby., High School, W. j}., 2:00.  June 19���������Christ Church vs. Y. M. c.  A, St. George Street, 6:30.  June 22���������Fairview Meth. vs. Comet  ClubV High Scbool, W.������.,( 2:00.  June 24���������Kitsilano preaby. vs.  Comet Club, Henry Hudson School,  6:30.'/.:  June 26���������Comet Club vs. Y. M. C. A,,  Simon Fraser School, 6:30.'  Junior.  May t7���������Westminster Presby. vs.  Mt. View Meth., We Wolfe School, 4:00  P- in.  "May 18���������St Paul's vs. Y. M. C. A,  Camble Street, 10:30 a. m-  May 20���������Mt View Meth. vs. Kitsilano  Presby., Bridge Street; 4:00 p. -n.  May 21���������Kitsilano Presby. vs. Comet  Club, Henry Hudson, 4*00 p. m.  May 22���������Grandview Bapt. vs. Westminster Presby., Clark's Park, 4:00  p. m.  May 23���������V. M. C. A. vs. Comet  Club, Camble Street 4:0 Op. m.  May 24---Kitatlano presby. vs. Westminster Presby.. Bridge Street, 4:00  p. m.  May 26���������Grandview Bapt ,vs. St.  Paul's, Clark's Park,' 10:30 a. m.  May 25���������Comet Club vs. Mt View  Meth., Bridge 8treet, 10:30 a. m.  May 28���������Westminster Presby vs. Y.  M. C. A., Bridge Street, 4:00 p. m.  May 30���������St. Paul's vs. Kitsilano  Presby, Camble Street, 4:00 p. m.  June 1���������Mt View Meth. vs. ^ Grand-  view, Bapt, De Wolfe School, 10:30  a. m.  June 3���������Westminster Presby v,s.  Comet Club, De Wolfe School, 4:00  p. m.  1 June 4���������Kitsilano Presby. vs. Y. M.  C. A, Henry Hudson School, 4:00 p. m.  June 5���������Mt. View Meth. vs. St.  Paul's, Bridge Street, 4:00 p. in.  June'6���������Comet Club vs. Grandview  Bapt, Bridge Street, 4:00 p. m.  June 6���������St Paul's vs. Westminster  Presby., Camble Street, 4:00 p. m.  June 7���������Y. M, C. A. vs. Mt View  Meth., Bridge Street, 4:00 p. m  June 8���������Grandview Bapt' vs. Kitsilano Presby., Clark's Park, 10:30 a. m.  June 8���������St. Paul's vs. Comet Club,  Camble Street, 10:30 a. va.  ;., June 11���������Grandview Bapt vs. Y. M-  C. A, Clark's Park, 4:00 p. m.  June 12���������Mt View Meth. vs. Westminster Presby., Pe Wolfe School,  4:00.  June 13���������Y. M, C. A vs. St. Paul's;  Camble Street, 4:00 p. m. f  June 17���������Kitsilano PreBby. vs. Mt.  View Meth., Bridge Street 4:00 p. m.  June 15���������Comet Club vs. Kitsilano  Presby., Bridge Street, 10:30 a. m.  June 15���������Westminster Presby. vs.  Grandview Bapt, Pe "Wolfe, 10:30 a. m.  June 15���������Kitsilano Presby. vs. Westminster Presby., Camble Street, 10:30  a. m.  J.  1725 PARK DRIVE  PHONE: Seymour 8785  >    Wkcrc It Pays to Ossl  :<*  Ho-Mst PrtcM for Usswst   < t  J.W.  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In this weather you want  ice drinks,-judge���������sharp, iced drinks.  Did youjsvery try gin and ginger ale?"  "No," said the Judge, smiling, "but  I've tried- several fellows who have."  ���������Detver Times..  APPLE PHI080PHY.  A lltle land and a living is the slogan of the hour.  The apple/Is. the aristocrat of foods  and the best medicine.  The climate and conditions that are  best for apples are������best tor man.  ���������; Anarchy never /gathered fruit from  its own apple tree.-.  Apple orchards are better nurseries  of citizenship than the decks of battleships or military'camps.  The man ln the orchard Is always a  good citizen.  Horticulture Is a science, not a  guess. ���������'-.',���������./.���������':'.  The twentieth century is to be the  age of the apple.  "fhe apple barrel Is natures medicine  chest.  I would rather trust a> judge that  loves applea than one that hankers  after bear meat.  Apples are an antidote for drink and  tobacco.  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C.  j,* m i n,>- i������,mhhii tun F  EGG  LAYING i  4 t  ��������� ������  ii lit in fin i ii 111*4 * *****  International NEgg Laying Contest,  under the joint auspices of the British  Columbia Poultry Association, Van*  couver Board, and the Provincial Government.  Total eggs laid up to end of sixth  month, April 20th, ������12.  Class One.  Pen ������������������-'.-  No.  2.   White Leghorns ...  9.  "4 " "  14. " "  5.      , "  10..  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  19.  22.  12.  23.  8.  20.  18.  6.  13.  17.  16.  1.  7.  21.  11.  15.  Pen  No.  39.  31.  38.  33.  34.  .40.  26.  29.  37.  32.  35.  36.  Buff' Leghorns i  White Leghorns  Brown Leghorns  White Leghorns  Mottled Ahconas  White Leghorns  Eggs  Laid  404  367  326  305  279  279  269  246  238  ������35  9     \ '-������r#  Class Two.  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  218  196  194  187  186  186  177  171  170  155  133  . 98  Eggs  Laid  350  320  317  316  304  260  240  240  217  214  175  169  103  J 162  ���������J* -, ' 4.  ************************** 0*****l* 1 ******************  Buff Orpingtons ........  Rhode Island Reds......  White Wyandottes ......  Rhode Island Reds......  White Wyandottes ....  Silver Laced Wyandottes  Barred Rocks ...  Buff Rocks,   Barred Rqcks   Rhode Island Reds.........  Barred Rocks ...;.,..........  Partridge Wyandottes .....  30, - White. Wyandottes ........  Buff- OrpiriStons, .......  ...  27. Silver Pencilled Wyandottes" 123  28. Columbian Wyandottes ....   107  Average price received for eggs, 33  cents per dozen. Pen temperature,  highest 63 degrees; lowest, 31; degrees; average'mean temperature,  47.08 degrees. Rain fell on six days;  frost was present on Ave mornings;  seven days were without sunshine.  The weather during the month'was  the best experienced since the con  test started. Brilliant sunshine was  reported on every day, excepting the  few dull days already enumerated.  Blasting is still carried on, and is  sufficiently heavy to Interfere very  seriously with hatching operations of  nearby,, residents/ Several have reported toBses of several sittings so  far owing to the explosions.  The month Just passed* together  with next month, are the periods generally recognized as those in which  the heaviest production occurs.. This  fact, together with the favorable climatic .conditions which prevailed, accounts for the very creditable records  made during the month. In class one,  pen 19 claims the distinction of being  the first pen In the contest to touch or  pass.the century mark. On one occasion 6 eggs were laid in one day,  and on six days 5 egga were laid dally,  and on six days 4 eggs were produced  during each twenty-four hours.  Otner pens deserving especial mention are pens 4 (96); 22 (95); 12 (95);  14 (94); 7 (92); 9 (90); 5 (89); 11  (89); 18 (86); 17 (83); 16 (82); 23  (8t).  The following pens produced 6 eggs  ln one day: 16, twice; 17, 1, 7, 9, 4,  once each.  In this month's standing Pen 19  goes up three places, pen' 5 displaces  pen 10 for fifth position, pen 12 moves  up two notches,'pen 18 ousts pen .6,  and pen 1 drops Ave places.  Pen 8 deserves special mention for  producing 75 eggs with only five pullets throughout the month.  The first case of broodlness among  Class One occurred during the month,  pen 10 furnishing a pullet.  In Class Two the pens producing  the largest number of eggs were: Pens  32 (102); 29 (90); 38 (87); 39 (87);  and 28 (77). Pen 40 managed to hold  sixth place, but by the appearance of  the pullets their performances during  the first three or four" months seems  to have completely exhausted their  laying powers. > The liBtless manner  iu which they move about indicates  lack of constitution and staying.power.  The following pens laid 6 eggs in  one day: 29, 32, 37 and 38. Broodlness was responsible for the following birds' removal from the pen during  the month: Pen 25 (3 birds); 29 (4);  30 (1); 31 (2); 35 (1); 36 (1); 37 (1);  39   (4).  All the runs were swept and litter  cleaned out during the month. Each  run was also partly dug up. Green  food in the shape of clo vefT chick-weed  and dandielion is supplied regularly,  and much relished by all the birds.  The fowls in Class One consume more  green food than the fowls in the heavy  class.  W. H. Stroyan, J. R. TERRY,  Superintendent. Secretary.  Humor and  Philosophy  ���������r 9VMCAM ft. SMTM  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  gOaf E men are so even tempered that  they will oot get angry when yon  kick tbelr dog. N. B.-But look out tor  the dog.  Be good and tbe fellow that deoft  yon will be happy.  Tha man who takes tha bow ay tha  horns frequently has to yell to tha  neighbors to come and help htm 1st go.  When a man stays at hla club lata  the other man wonders If hla wife has  gone visiting or U they have bad a  row.  ���������      *������  Wa don't Ilka to see tha other fellow  lose, but If he must do so we Ilka to  win his money.  Boaie women are happy. Others mako  th* neighbors think they are.  ��������� tossy man has ��������� fussy woman oat*  distanced by about three laps.  The small boy would get home a  great deal earlier If cookies Instead of  kindling were awaiting blm.  Gray hair Is a woman's Idea of nothing .to be proud of. .  *  Perhaps tha Lord made yoa. bat h*  may expect yon to keep yourself ln  repair.  If yoa always bare a reason for  wbat yoa do yoa will never need aa  excuse.  enooNo wATtue).  Easy Winner.  It's easy for a girl to love  A proud and high geared football hero  Though he may flunk In algebra  And In the other lines be sera  Who couldn't love a man like that,  'Though not of science an exponent,     N  If he could kick a ball and break  The heart and back of an opponent?  The princes and the ones who reigned  Ak number one In song and story  Bave found a rough, unpolished one"  Who very neatly dims their dory.  The duke must now take second ptaoe.  The millionaire must be a stayer  tt he can charm the pretty one  Or win ber from the football player.  jbrsssea as a classy lumberjack ^  ��������� ' In garments verging toward a trasslt  Htam't any tack for blm  The eyes of-fominlnes to dassle.  For when" h* rushes down the line.  A demon to ther contest flying,  Up in tbe grand stand, you can bet,  Tbe very air Is rent wltbjrtghlng.  Oh, it's a double breasted cinch  For one who wears the football trapping  And on the surface of the fleld  Is mixed profusely with tbe scrapping  To win the lady of bis choice,  <-To kf-jnore than a friend or cousin.  Or, If he cares to- look around.  .   To take his pick from half a dozenl  ��������� '. 'Th'a fteasen.  "Re/looks so^sad"  ������?ei   Poor fellow!"        *  "Qas be met with an affliction r  "Tes.   Very recent."  -Wbat was Itr  "Last night's lobster salad."  Nfctsssry Operation.  "What was tbat strange noise I  beard coming from tbe o&oe?"  "Port of like an explosion?"  -Tea.''  "Just tha old man letting tbt gaa  oat of a drummer"  Underneath the surface of the earth  is a vast body of .water which may t  be likened to an .underground lake'.*  called the groundwater.    It is  Into]  the upper surface, frequently termed {  the water-table, of this ground-water  that wells are sunk for domestic and  other water supply.   It haa been **���������  timated that, If all'the moisture resident in the upper 100 feet of the  ground were    collected, the amount  would be the equivalent of a lake of  water some 17 feet deep. I. e., the  equivalent of about 7 years' rainfall  During periods or plant growth, this  ground-water- yields^ chiefly by capll  lary acttton, part of Its moisture to  the plants; and then, during seasons  of excessive rainfall, Is again replenished from the rainfall.   The annual  fluctuation  in  level  of the ground  water-table under normal conditions  Is .but a few inches.  The underground waters of Canada,  In some places, are now being tapped  and wasted. State after, state, ln the  United States, has enacted laws designed to conserve the underground  waters.���������From The Water-Pbwers of  Canada. '  THE STRANGER.  i 'A stranger came to "a rich man's door,  And smiled on his mighty feast;  And away his brightest child he bore.  And laid her toward the Bast.  He came next spring, with a smile aa  gay, *  (At the time the-East wind blows),  And' another bright creature he led  away.  With a cheek like a burning rose.  Deublt Affliction.  "Women suffer more than  the dentist's chair."  "Can't stand the pain?"  "Yes; and they can't talk."  %  Good Advice.  "I have no self confidence."  "Haven't you?'  "Not a bit.   Wbat would yon advise  me to do?"  "Hire a good press agent"  Some Wreck.  "Got a ten spot?"  "1 bad. but nine of tbe spots bsve  been knocked off."  The Gypsy Girl.  Cross my palm with silver���������  I'll reveal to you  What the morrow'U bring you.  And I'll tell you true.  .'     Cross my palm with silver-  On the open road  I have learned true wisdom  From a mystic code>.  Cross my palm with silver���������  'TIs a lucky day.  Purple are the asters;  Trees with .gold are gay.  Cross my palm with sliver���������  Skies above are blue.  Fortune In the distance - -,  Is awaiting you.   ' ��������� +ii  And  when the  he came once more,  spring waB blue  And whiBpered tl\e last to rest,  And bore her away���������yet nobody knew  The name of the fearful guest!  Next  the  year, there waa none but  rich man left���������  Left alone in his pride and pain.  Who called on the Stranger, like one  bereft,      a  And sought through  tbe  land���������ln  vain!  He came not; he never was heard nor  seen  Again (so the story salth);  But, wherever his terrible smile had  been.  Men   shuddered,   and   talked   of���������������  Death!  ���������Barry Cornwell.  OOLININ MUOGET* M>R COLLEGE  STUDENT*.  ���������, Cant. David A. Murphy.  1. ftriteeas Is tbe Worst heterodoxy. -*  2. Talent* an God-gtven. We should  not bury Ibeau.  t. W* are aB Idags or subjeeta.  Why not bo a kJagr, ,  4. No soilage poet was ovor eleeteed  governor or president  S Know God���������-know thyselt---4tnow  thy follow aeon. And than thon wilt  be wise.  6. The ata-dont who Is faithful and  blsmeless wins high honors.  7. Hard study and blgb Maais produce tbo star atudente oaat .and went  8. Tha oolloge atndoat who Jwraaa a  woman Jn thought or dead diagrneaa  hla Alma Mater.  9. Clear grit and good morala mark'  the student who will outstrip  of his rivals.  10. The student who ia a born  tor and good tot debate Is a  from tho atart       ���������  It Tha atndoat who la alwaya a  gentleman, and never less than a gen-  lteman,, "will stand before k'lnga."  12. The oolloge student who lackav  initiative aad haa to be told what to  do every day la aorely haadlcanped  for life.  15. Do what yon will, do all you pea*  albly can. yon will never, get away  from tho personal equation.   ,     ������ ^  14. God does not want   a   college  graduate to be little, unknown or '  bashful.   "Show thyself a man.**  >  16. Grit, pluck, courage^ {endon*  ness, resoluteness, commanding- will  power and calmness on the battlefield, spell heroes In the world'a arena.  A TIME TABLE IN THE WOOD*.  Lady (engaging assistant gardener)  ���������And* if I engage you, besides your  other duties you will have to attend  to three dogs and clean out tbelr kennels, also clean out the parrot's cage,  clean up my sons' workshop and clean  both tfelr bicycles, also clean the car  except when the weather's' dirty.  Applicant (overwhelmed)-���������And BhaU  I have to clean that?���������Tatler.  Sixty second make a minute,"  Sang a merry little linnet;  Sixty minutes make an hour,"  bweetly amlled a blushing flower;  "Twenty-four hours mako a day," -  Laughed tbo sunbeams In their afay i  'Seven days make a week."  Hoar a pink-eyed rabbit squeak;  {    t.  Four Weeka a month will make.-,  Add the mossea by the lakh;  "Fifty-two weeks make a yw,'\  A squirrel told us. running near;  And all the rustling leaves say, "Obt  How much the woodland creatures  ���������know;"' ":������������������������������������-.;  "The children dear all aay 'tis so,  And each one cries a glad helgh-hol*  T^wwrlT*wf  ������������������I  ffflt* IfilJMmJMu  AM. 3PAfTie  Auctioneer, Appraiser and Notary public lor British Columbia  General Real Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  ������4-ir.rf������.H H H 1 H '1"M"M"1 ** *'**  ************* ���������: * 11' IIII ****'  The Reliable Sheet Metal Works i  3127Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont868   :  Cornices, Jobbing and Roofing  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  C. Errington C. Magnone  ���������411111 11***1***1*********  *���������������  ���������**** 11 ."B"M H4 * 11181 M<*   *****IIMMMMIIIIIMHI*  ...   FOR  Phone:  Seymour  5 605  **���������  I   We" clean"; Carpets,    Rugs,   Draperies,   etc.   by  Electric  ������������������  Vacuum Process without removal.  We~clean walls by new antiseptic process.  Compressed Air and Vacuum Cleining Co.;  512 Richards Street  ���������  Z  i  t  * y-  y>,  .$*  ' yl  yn  Vi   .   I  y\  ���������&Z*****tt'******4rk4f**4'4'****   4^.^^^..*^^~;.^^.x-^*H**:-*H~H-'M->* THE WESTERN CALL.  4  Guaranteed Circulation \  t  I in Mount Pleasant 2500 ������  +4^**X^M,*^*^*������J'*I-*>*:**>-K-*W-*.' -,*���������>-.-. *  .^���������|..������.*..t.������^.-^^-^--M">-l"I-->^>-K*-;"������-M-*l-   4������������*K*������H"1''.'*".'*M-'I|-H'I"l' **���������t"H"l"l''I  ...  THE BIGELOW HARDWARE CO.  Dealers in  Ranges  . i  ' Hg&st  mem*  Lawn Mowers  Garden Tools   $  < >  Screen Doors   :  and Windows''.  Builders'  Supplies, etc.::  General Hardware::  Plumbing  : 621 Fifteenth Ave., E.     Phone: Fairmont 686::  ������.������4������������������4.4..|..|,.t.i|l,|.l|.������|.i|iif,.|.i|,.t.i|>,|i������,ti������  4,4..1.������������.I..|.������.|..l..|..Mi������-l"l"l"l"l������l'.|-H'������-|a  MacLACHLAN & MORGAN  BOOTS ss4 5H0BS REPAIRED  Our  long   experience   snd    equipment  HIOH CLA5* BOOTS AND  SHOES  Of Os������rs-Mssd QoslKy  Lsdles', Qsntlemen's snd  Children*!  mt ������,.=...������.-. ���������^j .^.v^.^.Rin  bslf city prices. : \ - guarantee* good workmsnsnip,  3330 Main St. and Cor. 18th Ave. and, Main St.  **************************  *************************' '  Phone:   Fairmont 958  1605 MAIN ST. ���������������������������  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  $AS& pOOftS, MOULDINGS  Contractors and House 3uilcJers  Carpenters and Fmroeworker*  We have just what you require  SASH and POORS MADE ON PREMISES TO ORDER .V.  PRESSED and FINISH LUMBER of WGH GRAPE |  ������; j No order top large for us^to handle promptly.    No order J  too small to receive careful attention. t  . m������-'    .���������.Jiit"M"M"^'"-'.v-^~--*V'**- *.���������.-���������������������������'-���������'   'i.i.i-i.'. iiiiii>liiii|il������*������*M*^M-4*4*4*������MwM,*l*lf  KPaystoDtsi  Orssttst Vsriety  CsntHes  ������*>  A)** V. ri. Armstrong, Prop. ���������   ".fa  ���������*f  Ice Cream  Cones, Sodas. Sundaes, Bricks and Bulk.  See Us  When you require Ice Cream.  2440 MAIN STREET  *****-!'*****���������  0***************4<**********  :: Phone i Beyvlew IM  VAN UrTORD BROS.  ���������������  *  We handle all kinds of Cot Flowers.  ' Fern Dishes in great variety.  large Assortment of Geraniums** All prices  Funeral Designs.   Wedding Bouquets made up.  Gardens designed and laid out.  We have a large variety of Palms to choose from.   A  Choose your Bedding Plants now from our choice  j;  selection. ������  Verandah Boxes and Hanging Baskets made up.  Otherwise  The engagement Is announced of  Miss E. Leader and Mr. Geo. Friend,  both residents of Mt. Pleasant.  8COTT* STREET IMPROVEMENT.  A new plan which has been submitted by Alderman Trimble and Mr.  J. Thompson for the Improvement of  Scott Street has received the stamp  of the approval of the Scott Street  Improvement Association, and Qver 70  per cent of the property owners have  signed a petlUon asking that the work  be done In accordance with .this plan.  A 12-foot space Is to be left In the  center of the road. This space can  be planted with treeB and shrubs and  should a carllne be placed on the  street It will not be necessary to tear  up the pavement.  FAL8E CREEK.  The award of the arbitrators on  Block 109 has now been made known.  The values average $300 per foot for  Inside lots, and slightly more for corner lots.  This block Is reuired by the G. N. R.  for development purposes.  WESTMINSTER   ROAD.  NEW BANK FOR MAIN 8TREET.  The Royal Bank of Canada has submitted plans for a new building to be  erected at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Main Street. The building will  be a two-story structure of brick and  concrete and will cost $42,000.  Messrs. Purely ft Henderson have secured the contract, and Mr. JT. Hopper  Is the architect.  MAIN STREET.  I  Mr. Kenneth Murray appeared before the ratepayers at a recent meting ot the Mala Street Improvement  Association aad drew attention to the  tact that, although $100,000 had been  set apart tor the Improvement of  Main Street, so far as he knew no  work bad as yet been started.  It was decided to appoint a edaVihlt-  tee to wait upon Councillor Campbell  In reference to tbe matter. The matter of repaying Main Street from 18th  to 25th Avenue was laid before the  Board ot Works at Its last meeting, but  no action was taken In the matter.  THE NEW FIREHAUL.  The new fire hall, which Is being  erected at the corner ot Quebec Street  and 12th Avenue ta rapidly hearing  completion, and It Is expected to be in  use ln the course of a few weeks. The  fittings, etc., that are being Installed  are of modern type. A special feature  will be the men's reading room, which  will be provided with the local papers  and current literature.  CAR8 TO CROSS CAMBIE 8TREET  BRIDGE.  It Is reported, that tbe B. C. Eelectrlc  purpose extending the Fraser Avenue  carllne, and that in a short time these  cars will be run over Camble Street  bridge, along1 Bridge Street, along  Broadway west to Oak, and then on to  Sixteenth Avenuue, returning 1 the  same way.  FIELD DAY FOR FIREMEN.  The South Vancouver Volunteer Fire  Brigade held a joint meeting at No. 4  .hall, at which meeting it was decided  to arrange for a joint field day to be  held some time In August, and to invite  all volunteer departments in and  around Vancouver to participate.  f.  *S  ���������s-  r  ::  999 Broadway W., Cor. Broadway and Oak %  %       II4NC1 OFFICE, special for lespltal ilsltirs, C0I. KEUHEB aad BROADWAY       %  4������ju{..>>.x*������>M**w-!*-:*-:-������t*-x**>*:-!*������:**x-*-'- O  ���������'-' >���������*������������������ *'*������������������-? ���������*������������;������������������$���������**>������.%������fr s|s������%������y> *%,  PHONE: Fairmont 845       STAND: Broadway and Main  Jelly's Express and Dray  Trunks, Furniture and Pianos Transferred.  ALWAYS IN MOUNT PLEASANT.  SATURDAY CLOSING  The Public of Mount Pleasant  and district are respectfully notified that this store will be closed  at 1 p. m. on Saturdays, commencing May 4th. Kindly place  your orders early.  F.T.  V,  Flccu axd Fef.d  2471 WESTMINSTER RD.  Cor. Broadway  Phone: Fair. 186  J  Ai .he recent meeting of the Westminster Road Improvement Association, the question of the improvement  of this thoroughfare and that of car-  line extensions came In for much discussion.  The municipal board of works were  severely criticized by President Black  for what he termed its delay ln carrying out the proposed Improvements on  Westminster Road. Thousands of dollars were being spent ln the improvement of the west 'end of the municipality, but tbe east end was unable to  get any work done at all.  Councillor Elliott stated ln reply  that the entire council was working to  have Westminster Road paved Immediately, and that when this highway  was finished River Road would be  dealt with.  A permit for the erection of stores,  with an apartment house over, at 866-.  70 Broadway East, to cost $11,000,  has been taken out by Mr. Peter Paul-  man. Work will be commenced at  once.  City Engineer Fellows says there  will no doubt be some dissatisfaction  at Point Grey ana South Vancouver on  account of the fact that it would be  Impossible to haye a combined system  for rain water and sewage to connect  with the Bridge Street trunk sewer at  the corner ot Twelfth Avenue and Wll-  llard Street  The regular quarterly rally of the  Local Union 'of Christian Endeavor  was held last Monday evening in the  Grandview Methodls Church, cor.  Victoria Drive and Venables street.  Dr. Ernest Hall addressed the meeting on "Young People'and National  Ideals" with stereoptlcon views.  , Rev. R. V. $ttllman, pastor of the  Grandview Methodist Church, is In  attendance at the Methodist annual  conference, now in session ln -Victoria. Rev. Geo. A. Odium will occupy the pulpit morning and evening.  The mala sewer from Grant street  to Sixth avenue, and thence to. False  Creek, is rapidly reaching completion.  The Manitoba Hardware, 1714-1716;  Berestord's Wall Paper Store, 1725;  and The Buffalo Grocery, are prominent among the business souses of  Grandview.  Mr. J. W. Beresford, of Grandview,  was severely Injured last week by being thrown from his wagon.  In the Sunday School Baseball League, Mount Pleasant Comets defeated  Fairview Baptists last Tuesday evening on High School grounds by a score  of 6 to 5.  The Epworth League of Mount  Pleasant Methodist Church will have  a picnic on Victoria ^Day, May, 24th.  Fire destroyed much property during the last week. The RoyaJ City  Mills, New Westminster, loss $100,000.  Seymour Mills North Vancouver, loss  $50,000 with other losses In Eburne  and a blaze in Stanley Park. Forest  fires are raging in the vicinity of Seattle, Wash., and Bellingham and  many rural homes are wiped out.  Doctor���������My dear lady, you are in  perfect health. I can't find a thing the  matter with you.  Patient���������I wish you'd try again,  doctor. I do so want to go away to  recuperate.���������The Century. ,  Shoe Repairing  BY   AN EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROAD WAY,  Retweea Main St and Westminster Rd.  PARISIAN DYE WORKS  Suits Sponged and Pressed 50c  Ladies' and Gents' Tailoring  903 BROADWAY,  WEST  Work caned for and returned.  FIRST-CLASS  SHOE riAKING  AND SHOE REPAIRING  DONE AT  PETERS & CO.  Near Corner Main Street and 8roadwa>  Suits Sponged and Pressed  SO cents  CLEANING \ND REPAIRING  Half Price to students.  737 BROADWAY, WEST  ���������|'l"l"l"l"l"l'4"l'-l'*>'H"liil"l"l"l"|'i|"l"|i-l'iI"H>   ������*|-.-..i.^.i..*..t..|������ii.|.i|..|li|.i;..-..ti^.i|ii|ii|iiti.-.'|i.}..-i  LOUGHEED &  :  2343 MAIN STREET  Desirable Homes  j 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 conven-  ; iences; only $3500, on terms of $500 cash and the  j balance arranged.   Get quick and look at this house.  ::���������<  PHONES. FAIrmODt 496,497  4 ���������  < >  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.  We have 3200 feet of deep Fraser River Waterfront- \ \  age with C. P. R. Trackage in the rear at Port :;  Haney (26 miles from Vancouver) at only $25.00 per ;;  front foot on terms of one-quarter cash and the < |  balance one, two and three years, at h%. Compare ::  the price, of this waterfrontage with any nearby and i:  you will appreciate the snap this is.  :   2343 MAJN STREET  mm rifnuwif :*%% 497 ::  P������'l"l"t'*|M|il|..li'|ii|n|.*>itiilnti������i|ii|iilii������|ii|ii|i|iia    *M������M������.*������M������..������.l*..iii������..<iil,a,ili I, i, * i������<!������*|iifi ' ���������������<  And with the Spring comes the  flOUSe CLEAN INQ AND  RE-PECORATINO  You may be dreading: THIS TASK.  Come in and talk the matter over with  PRACTICAL MEN.  You will be under no oh igation. You  will be treated courteously and, should  you have any dealings with us, you wi'*  find our business methods honorable  and our prices reasonable.  Come in and get your /  Paints, Stains and  Varnishes  for your little odd jobs. We will intelligently answer any question that may  perplex you regarding: their uses and  application.  (tor range of Wall Papers Is complete  LEE & WOOD  523Broamny,tf. Hume Fair. 13591  DRY  If you once cook a Christmas  Dinner with DRY WOOD you'll  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 1667.  A reprint of a lecture delivered before the Health Culture Club, ot New  York, will be mailed free to anyone on  request by letter to address below, or  if you call you can haver a copy tor the  asking.  The subject Is "Chiropractic, the  New Drugless System."  Oet 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, Ul.  ������������������M^������H������5'������������W' *���������* * i' * * 4 * ** **  ! TORONTO  I FURNITURE  STORE t  |! 3334 Main St. |  I Our stock of Furniture |  \ is Large,  Modern  and $  \ adapted to the tastes of +  Buyers. '    t  Dressers, Buffers, Tables %  Chairs, Couches, Mat- %  tresses, Bedsteads, etc. %  A complete line of *  Linoleums. Carpet Squares, etc. -.*  Drop in and inspect our goods. *!"  This is where you get a square  dei *  I  leal.  M. H. COWAN  i I *4 M I H 1II11 II 11 HUH H * J- ������ "SB. '$>  THE WESTERN CALL.  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Reply  British, c-o Western Call Office,  2408 Westminster Road, Mount  Pleasant, Vancouver, B. C.  ''i'"'        w  2436 MAIN STREET  (BEWBKN 8th antl BROADWAY)  First-class Repairing a Specialty  -    Boots and; Shoes.made to order. :  ������������������;-.'   P. PARIS, Prop.  Also Corner of Sth Avenue  Vf^WfwW  CONFECTJO:  Only the Best kept  ******* *****************'������1***** ****** ******** I ���������<������������������������������> *  Our Opinion on the  e Question  We know we We your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  hest merchandise in our line, 4  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.  In our opinion  TOssKanae  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   WiU  you not come and see it?.. We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  W. R. OWEN  X   2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447 ������������������  A Day With the " Doones" and Black-  more.  All lovers of Blackmore who have  read "Lorna Doone," and who has  once read that romance that has not  been enthralled with the /glamour ot  the terrible doones, the beauty of the  fair Lorna and desired .to visit the  scenes of that famous story of Devonshire daring? "  Few, Indeed, who have read the  booh, but what have wished that they  might visit tbe "Doone Valley" and  view the scenes of the "girt Ian Ridds'  exploits,1 inspect "Baggary Water," see  the famous water gate, taste the Snow  prize butter, an dmaybe catch a  glimpse of the Snow girls a-dalrylng  amid.the Snow meadows, tbat produced the famous butter, so envied by  John's mother because it always fetched half-a-cent a p"ound more than her's  did.  It may be a surprise to Western  Call Lorna Dooners to know that old  Nicholas Snow is still allvje���������or was  when the writer visited tbe famous  valley.  The world is small at time, and It  once happened that, being in company  with a party of ladies on the outskirts  of London, they began to talk "Dem-  shtir," and the writer discovered that  one of them was a niece of the famous  old yeoman, the original of the Lorna  Doone Snow, who at the time was still  farming below "Baggery Water" ln the  parish of Oare, Devonshire,  A vow was there and then registered  that if ever the writer BUould find himself within twenty miles of Jan Rldds'  parich he would certainly visit and pay  his respects to Nicholas Snow.  The years rolled by with the promise unfulfilled, but not. forgotten. It  thus came about upon one bleak night  that I found myself on top of Her  Majesty's Mall between Barnstaple and  Lynton, Devon. - r  How 1 got there is another story of  bargaining and coaxing tbwards breaking the rules against carrying of passengers; but I must not give away these  things.  When one's objective is such an out-  of-the-way place as the "Doone Valley"  ���������or as It. was before the days of tbe  Lynton Barnstaple Railway���������the one  thing to do is to get there���������somehow.  After fa whirlwind journey the village of Lynton was'duly reached, and  the quiet shelter of the Castle Inn  was fully appreciated.  The next day I tell in with a touring  Scot, to whose national sense of thrift,  ���������! my announcement that I meant to "pad  the hoof" to the Doone valley���������now  twelve miles up the Lynn���������appealed  so strongly that he offered to accompany me, If only to save a coach fare,  his niece's name roused old Nicholas  to instant Devonshire hospitality.  "Coom in; coom ye in and have a  bite.   Somezider?  Thirsty, bain't ee?"  Very welcome proved the Snow hospitality, set forth In a long low dining-  room, tbe solid pollBhed oak table bare  of any covering save its own gloss, la  which shone reflected the sllyer goblets of old Carlovlan pattern. Just aa  they were in "JanV own day. Due  justice being done the spread, the following conversation took place:  Myself: "Now, Mr. Snow, of course  you feel very proud to belong to the  land o( the 'Doones' ana to be mentioned .in Blackmore's book?'  A far from encouraging reply was  vouchsafed  "I wish he'd never wrote It."  Myself: "But surely you feel fine  by being immortalized In it?" Only  brought the answer with rising heatr  "1 tell ye It's a passel o* lies, and  not wan word o' truth all dru It."  Myself: "Surely It must bring a  certain fame, and heaps of visitors?"  "Ya, as it du that, a breaking down  aidgeB (hedges) and tearing gaps all  auver (over) the vara; he should  never have wrote It."  Poor Blackmore! Such Is fame in  one's own country!  Proceeding back a part of the way  we had come, with a last look at the  little grey church of Oare, we reached  Badgworthy Mill and here engaged a  couple of steeds for the long climb up  the Doone valley?       ���������  Farmer Snow's lunch had put walking out of the question.  Upon the walk my Scotch companion  had been beguiling me with prowess  of horsemanship and daring with chase  and hound of his father's own Scotch  kennels. I therefore, out of politeness,  offered htm the sleekest, and beat  groomed of tha two ponies to ride, but  Sandy would none of him. I  Choosing tha smaller peppery little  roan, we started off, I leading along] a  narrow winding path far up above tbe  banks of Baggery.  The little roan behind kept trying to  push past me and came near hurtling  me over a rocky, precipitous path to  the affiaajii far below. I did not much  fancy a roll down Baggery steep sides  and kept asking Sandy   to take the  lead, but at length reaching the open  sward of the Doone'valley, which Is a  pleasant, fair green slope rising up  from the Water Gate for about three-  quarters of a mile, the ponies started  off at a gallop of their own.  A party of gaily dressed ladles I  had noticed were picnicking down  among tbe ruins of the shepherds'  huts; away went pur steeds full pelt  towards them.   Sandy of the Hills let  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  mm mm mW      M af*8j'*\m PKOHUBTO*8-  THaZ,   f/C/JV     cTVfcGOWEN  ICE CREAM PARLOR *��������� SALTER*  2643 Mmln St. Mdetore from Uth 4r.  is the coolest Parlor in Mount Pleasant.  Call and try our Ice Cream, Sundaes, Sodas, Cider, Soft Drinks, etc.  We get our Sweet Oream, Milk, Butter and Buttermilk fresh daily.  Large selection of Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobaccos.  Agents for Woman's Bakery.  ��������� ltMHH������������HIH4M + HtU>   I H It M H H������l H H M I H H11  '    N REMEMBER THE NEW'  FANCY MY GOODS STORE  757 Broadway, Cost        <  ' ������������������r   ' " ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������" -"  Best Grade of Goods and Moderate  Prices will merit your Patronage.  *************************** aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaiaaaaaaa  BAND'S CAFE  Messrs. Bsad & Monroe, Praps.     '     2611 MAIN STREET  IS NOW   ,  OPEN FOR BUSINESS  The Cafe has been re-fitted throughout.  Everything   New  and   Up-to-date.  BUSINESS MEN'S LUNCH 35c  BREAKFAST  LUNCH  3UPPBR  5 to 11:80 a.m. 11:80 a. m. to 2 p. m. 6 to 8 p.m.  SHORT ORDERS AT ALL HOURS x  ;  HVT'.S"."."!-!"  +  X  i  *  *  t  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���������>  ^>;^;^:w^.������>������>-i-,������������;1 ���������!��������� -I".".' *���������'"'���������** * *<->������  ���������s*  +  ���������5*  Under New Management  The BROADWAY ME SUPPLY  518 BROADWAY, EAST  Has been taken over by  J. Hollingshead  I  Everything that is good to eat.     Fresh Supplies J  i Daily. J  IIIHIIHIIHIIItlllllli- -H'MHUHMImI   I****************************************************  from   the   Minehead   Lynton   stage/g0 Dis bridle and clasping his steed  which in the season runs daily along  Exmoor.  Then, paying our reckoning at the  Inn, after a good breakfast, in which  Devon speckled trout^ Junket and Devonshire cream played a part, we sei  out.  The morning was dull and threatened rain, the path somewhat tortous,  winding along the banks of the bubbling Lynn, amid beautiful woody  glades until Watersmeet was reached.  Exploring the beauties of that famous spot consumed tome little time,  and so we rested upon a shingly bank  watching the swirling waters making  play of light and shade over mossy  rocks, then dying away Into quiet  dreamy pools with a murmuring cadence that made up a sight and sound  that lingered long ln our memory.  ���������At length, after another good stout  walk, we reached the Snow household  and there met in the flesh that fine  old yeoman himself.  Exchanging greetings, we made our  errand known, but the presentation of  around the neck sallor-fashlon, was  carried, a most undignified figure, right  into the picnic party's midst, to their  exceeding mirth. When the giggles  had subsided, I explained that my  Wend was really more used to the  Scotch style of riding, but we heard  no more of my father's horse and  hound upon the road home.  So, as the day declined, we turned  and left the Doone valley the way we  had come, with its memories of the  fair Lorna thick upon us, and walking  by the bubbling Lynn at night, I again  conjured up the scenes Blackmore portrayed so well.  The autumn moon rose slowly up between the steep glades of the banks,  and, leaving the whispering foliage  topped in deep shadow, shone through  many A gnarled and gleaming woody  aisle; turning to liquid silver all the  fair tracery of nature's own arburial  vaulting���������thus our day with the  Doones ended.  -JANR1DD  -TRY-  BAND'S  2611 MAIN STREET, BETWEEN Mik nnd UtH  ************************** *************************  For good values in  REAL ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  .Call on  ITR1MELE & NORR1S  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  ^>���������^^���������^���������l������������������������l���������^���������^������l������^.t^���������������������^���������������^l������^������^>������l������l������������������������^������^^t������l������������������^l���������  ********************** *������*������*t  -'-.- -   ----- -1 -- -': --  DARLING'S DRUG STORE  2652 MAIN ST., COR. 11 th Ave.  t DRUGS, STATIONERY  I CAMERA SUPPLIES  CIGARS, TOBACCO |  J  PRESCRIPTIONS  A SPECIALTY  BY  REGISTERED  MEN  t =====  I PHONE:   FAIRMONT   514  SH4mg kawn Settees for verandahs i i  or lawns-  Hammocks for home and campers, ij  u  National Electric Irons, 4 and 6 lbs,, i  guaranteed one year; burn only  half any other on the  market.  Coal Oil and Gasoline Cookers.  White Frost and Success Refrig-:;  erators to ke������p food cool during  hot season.  G.E.  & GO.  Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.!  PHONE: Fairmont 899  BRANCH STORE: Corner Miles ee< Fraser Avenues |  J. R. DARLING, Prop.  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  ,:% i'  " y" <tV-i  ���������    * '!$*  <.    ? y\  '"   -"r-y'i  -   v t>     -  MM  v    , .������   *���������     *  *11  PA  *  %t  J **************************    *********************** 3 ������������ THE WESTERN CALL.  y  **** 4*4 *******************  TTi *9\ iff- ��������� * ���������*  *��������� *t*.t* ifti it. ifti ��������������� ��������� -1L if��������� ���������*��������� i*i ���������*��������� ���������?- -*- -*- -���������- -*- -*- ������������������--*- ������������������  VTTTTVTTTTTyTVVVVVVTVTTTTT  A notable feature of this year's agriculture Is the Increase In silo building. One manufacturer says he has  sold over 4500 silos, and no doubt all  manufacturers have done a bigger business than ever before, says the National Stockman. The shortage of hay  has had a good deal to do with this,  of course, but aside from that the silo  has been steadily growing in favor for  years. There is at present a marked  tendency to utilise the silo for summer feeding.  The milk that passes through a separator Is equally as healthful as It was  before It passed through, except that  the removal of the butter fat obviously makes it less suited to the needs of  the calf. Bloat and scours are more  liable to be caused by skim milk than  by whole milk, as the former does not'  quite so fully agree with the digestive  organs. Separator skim milk from a  creamery should be pasteurized before  it is fed to either calves or pigs, as  the milk from the herdB of some of  the patrons may carry germs of tuberculosis. The milk Is no more dangerous ln this respect after passing  through the separator than before.���������  Inland Farmer.  The covered, barnyard Is rapidly  coming into favor, as a commodity to  the farmer and dairyman. Built Jn  any length and dimensions desired, In  having this the dairyman, and farmer  haa his cattle insured against all 'inclemency of the weather at all times.  Though left out in yard for exercise,  no matter what the season, the cattle  are under shelter. The manure also  is left In the best possible condition  and can be hauled out at any time  daring the winter when It Is proper  ��������� that It ahould be hauled out in the  fields, as U does not freeze under cover, which Is a great advantage in It*  self. The straw also Is utilised to the  vary bast advantage; Whether he  threshes from the barn or from the  field, the farmer has his straw deposited In the capacious mow of bis covered barnyard through doors opening  tm all sides. Dry straw, available ajt  all times. Is certainly a boon to any  farmer who has this advantage to his  credit..'  It is estimated that 3S.000.000 acres  of arid and aemt-arld   lands in the  United States can yet be reclaimed by  Irrigation and about 75,000,000 acres  of swamp land by drainage,   One hundred and ten million acres is an area  almosT as large as that of France,  which supports a population of 40,-  000,000, and of Germany, wbfch haa,a  * population of eo.ooo.ooo, and only little  lass than������the area of Austria-Hungary,  wltb a population of 47,000,000.   It is  equal t^ about one-eighth of the entire area now under cultivation In the  United States, and therefore without  a resort to Intensive farming, (which  Is. however, tha farming of_ the future), this country can support, without any tear of hunger or privation, a  very much larger population than we  are likely to see In our day.-���������Farm  Journal.  Do not sell those large, fine pullets  this fall. They are the winter layers. Get rid of tbe small backward  birds. True, tbey do not weigh as  much as, the others; but also, it Is  only too true���������the small ones will not  lay before March and April.  Comfortable shelter goes a long way  towards making dairying pay.' Tbe  stable should be fairly warm, entirely  dry. aa light as possible, and contain  dry bedding all the time. Plenty ot  bedding helps to save the manure, and  this is worth lots.  Since some of the characteristics of  the stalk and how the -ear hangs on  it are to be taken into consideration,  the seed may be selected from the  field with better results than when  taken from the crib when ready for]  planting. A box nailed to the front  end of the wagon into which every  likely looking ear, is thrown when  husking the corn, is a method practiced by many, but it is much better  to go through the field row by row,  selecting such ears as appear to-conform to the desired type. These ears  are husked at once and those which  have the desired size and shape of  grain are put away in a dry place,  where they may again be sorted over  when ready to shell ln the spring. In  selecting corn from the field, only  those ears should be picked which  grow at a reasonable position on-the  -stalk. Ears which grow too low or  too high should be discarded as should  likewise those having very long or  very short shanks.  "Rotate the Crops and Keep Stock���������  This will bring prosperity to you and  your community."���������Prof. C. W. Palmer,  Agricultural j Editor Extension Work,  North Agricultural College.  A Graphic Illustration of the Benefits,  of the Rotation of Crops as Prepared by Prof. W. C. Palmer, Agricultural Editor of Extension Work,  ; North Dakota Agricultural Colleoei  for Dry Farming, Official Organ of  the International Dry-Farming Con-,  ''���������"; grass.,' ' ���������''���������'' '  1. Crop Rotation is Crop Co  operation.  Rotation includes crops that prepare  the land for the next crop.. In continuous grain-growing, weeds, insects;  and : plant, diseases are , encouraged.:  Wheat, not being a fighter like these;  gets the worst of the battle. "Letting  weeds grow in grain is like feeding a  hog and a lamb in the same trough."  ---J. H. Worst. :;:  2. Crop Rotation Keeps Up  ''���������\..::JF8^ii^.v'.-::-'---. :,;v:/;  Alfalfa and clover enrich the soil  In nitrogen and. humus.   Grasses add  humus.   Corn nukes plant food available.   Manure, la the best fertiliser.  V Crop Rotation Eradicates Wssds.  The cultivation 6?ve^ corn and potatoes kills weeds/ Alfalfa, grasses  and clover crowd out weeds and prevent their seeding.  The owner of an apple orchard In  Spokane has constructed an apparatus)]  with which he hopes to rid his orchard of ^be codling moth. He uses electric incandescent lamps, surrounded  by a metal netting, which is charged  with electricity. The moths, attracted  by the light, strike the wire and are  Instantly killed. The cost of the storage battery and lamps is comparatively small.  The apple crop of central Illinois  tfiis year is phenomenal. Trees are  heading under the burden of fruit and  a very large proportion of the crop  will never be harvested. Many prch-  ardiats, unable to get pickers, are turn-  ������iik tbe hogs in. While the product of  Illinois orchards has never been slow  la respect to flavor, there has seldom  been such an immense yield or such  unusual size. Not. only have the trees  produced more in most instances than  f-.'ae limbs .could support, but the size  has also been abnormal.  It is not practicable for every farm- j  er to follow the scientific methods of  plant breeding as practiced by many  of the growers of seed, but any farmer can select his own seed corn and j  (.hereby improve the quality and yield, j  4. Crop Rotation Eliminates T  Plant Diseases arid Insects.  Each plant disease lives on a certain  crop, dotation removes that crop for  a few years, so that the plant disease starves out. Insects likewise  prefer certain crops.  a.  Crop Rotation Saves Moifturs.  The cultivation given corn and potatoes saves moisture. The humus  added by alfalfa, grasses, clover and  manure increases tbe water-holding  capacity of the soil. The enriched  soil haa a more concentrated solution  of plant food, consequently the planta  need less water! to make a given  growth. -..';���������'- \y   ,���������  *.  Crop Rotation Decreases tha  Drifting of the Sell.  The humus added by the alfalfa,  grasses, clover and manure holds the  soil grains together. This prevents  drifting, Just as the bunch of shingles  will not blow, but when the band Is  cut the wind carries the shingles away  one by one..  7.   Crop Rotation with Live ttocK  the Most Profitable.  In feeding crops to stock the product  secured is worth from twice to several  times as, much 'as the crop. The capital, work and expense needed in feeding the crop is not as great as that  required ln producing It. From this  it is plain that tbe most profitable  part ot farming is stock-raising.  . 8. Crop Rotation Distributes Work.  In grain growing the work bunches.  This makes the labor -expensive, inefficient and har'd to secure. When  crops are rptated the work Is spread  over a longer season. v Competent help  is then more easily secured at reasonable prices.  9. Crop Rotation is Crop Insurance.  Rotation of crops brings Increased  returns and returns every year, favorable or unfavorable, and continuously through the year. In grain growing  the returns grow less and come only  at threshing time. Some years  threshing time never comes.  10. Crop Rotation's Better Returns.  Necessitate more manufacturing,  more transportation, more banking,  more merchandising, more professional work.  Keeps more boys and girls on the  farm, and  Brings better farming, better roads,  better homes, better living.  The products of the farm are the  foundation and measure of commerce,  industrv, prosperity and happy homes.  \  *  HORSE   LORE.  In hunting a sire get one of  tbe same strain as the mare, unless she Is a scrub. There Is little to be galne<J by crossing.  The harder and faster the  work a horse bas to do the more  nutritious, the stronger and  more liberal must be his food.  The colt when once baiter  broken should be gradually accustomed to tbe bit and in succession to all other parts of the  harness.  With horses it Is not so .orach  overwork, or scant keep as It is  the Irregularities to which tbe  animal Is subjected that cause  'the trouble.  A horse that Is too straight In  bis posture Jars himself and gets  all tbe concussion of the road.  Never drive a horse with so  loose a rein/ tbat you cannot instantly command tbe situation  if necessary-'  *  *  ROMNEY MARSH SHEEP.  .'/ ��������� ���������    ".  . English Brssd , Noted Per Hardinsss  and Freedom Prom Diiaass.  At the present time tbe Romney  Marsh, or Kentish sheep, as they are  commonly called, are comparatively  Uttle known In the United States.  There are. to be sure, some fine flocks  of-these splendid animals, but when  their excellent qualities become better  known the Writer believes their number will increase very rapidly, writes  EL K. Parkinson in Farm and Fireside.  With the object ot studying the good  and bad poirit8 of Romney Marsh  sheep.and with a view toward the  practicability of increasing our flocks  in the states the writer made recently  a most Interesting trip Into Kent county. England, which Is the native heath  of this breed and where every farmer;  as a matter of course, owns a flock of  these sheep.  A ewe seen yielded fourteen pounds  of greasy wool when ten months old,  and several stud rams were seen whose  average wool clip was seventeen and  one-half pounds of washed wool  (twenty-five pounds of greasy wool).    '  The hardiness of these Kentish sheep  may be realised from the fact that the  writer saw a flock of 100 ewes sum*  mering in a t;wenty-four acre pasture  which, . owing to a two months'  drought, was covered so thickly with  manure that it\was difficult to step in  any direction without stepping Into It,  and yet the sheep looked and felt Well  ted.  On the great Romney marsh. In Kent  county, where these sheep are raised  by the thousand, they are run ten  *mm**mmm*^mm*^**^*jM**MM*m~^^^*mk*^^^^^^**^^^^^^^*^m^^^  Tb* chief cbsreettrJstlo of Rom*  nsy ante? Is hsrdlMss. Ther can  stand iny climate sad exposure in  any weather.: They can Ut run  thicker parsers end are not so susceptible to the worm complaint or  foot rot as other breeds. Lastly,  they yield large quantities of wool  of # good quality. Ths ram shown.  Is ������typical Romney Marsh and was  a prist winner last year. He was  sold for *!������.  sheep te the acre.1' This wonderful  marsh, however, Is noted for its rlcn  and abundant pasturage, which baa  been cropped continuously for ban*  dreds of years, yet tbe flocks pastured  there live entirely on grass tbe year  around.  Tbe best specimens of Marsh Sheep  have deep bodies, heavy bones, very  good heads well covered,with .wool  and large, thick ears. The ewes lamb  about tbe 1st of February, and the  number of twins where the soil is fertile Is large.  In England, where sbeep are to be  seen on every bsud snd' are always  kept under tbe eye of tbe master, they  are very docile and essy to manage.  A boy of sixteen, wltb a dog. will keep  a large flock well In band while feeding on tbe wheat stubble or while driving tbem to market l  Those of us who sre Interested In Improving our flocks or Importing fresh  blood will, the writer believes, do well  to consider the Romney Marsh breed  before making any other choice. ;���������  Th* Hard Milking Cow,. .  It Is important when milking the entire herd to determine as to whether  they are all milking In a normal-condition or not A . hard milking cow  may create more disturbance and annoyance ln the management of a herd  than most anything else that might afflict them. If a cow or heifer be found  to be a bard milker she should be given  the proper treatment to overcome this  difficulty, which is a very simple treatment consisting of inserting a teat  ping into the hard milking teats once  or twice daily for a number of days.  This will soon expand tbe contracted  sphincter and permit the cow to milk  ln a nice, easy, normal condition, oftentimes Increasing the value of the animal, thas paying the owner for this  little extra trouble.  Value of Ensilage. i  To the np to date and progressive  dairyman and to tbe most advanced  cattle feeders the use of the siio and  the feeding of ensilage are recognized  as being necessary to the greatest success ln their respective lines of business. ��������� i  TIME TO AID WOUNDED TREES  Use Cement Bandages and Preserve the  "     Glorious Old Green Pyramids.  Late August i������ the time to watch  your valuable old shade and fruit trees.  Watch for the hollow trunk, the broken Itmh or tbe ex|Hised wound where  fungi may enter and ruin the stately  old friend. , ,*;.:  . From any wound remove all the decayed wood, wltb a chisel and adz. to  the sound, hard wood,' and smooth off  the edges of the cavity to allow the  free growth of tbe Inner bark.  After tbe cavity has been thoroughly  cleaned out disinfect it with corrosive  sublimate,, creosote or even paint  Creosote is better, as it penetrates farther into the wood. The cavity should  now be filled with concrete, one part  Portland cement to two parts sand.  Make it thin, so that It can be poured  In at the top of the opening. When  the cavity is large It is necessary to  re-enforce the concrete by,placing iron  bars across tbe inside. It Is also best  to drive large nails part way In around  tbe Inside, and this enables'the concrete to adhere better to tbe trunk.   .  As the filling shrinks considerably in  large cavities the walls should be first  coated with a thick layer of tar. This  expands and fills the shrinkage crack,  making the cavity air tight There is  now no chance for any disease to enter  and get in its work.  After,the filling has set a Uttle the  surface should be smoothed off even  with the Inner bark, ln a few years  the cambrium will completely cover  the filling, making a good looking tree.  LITTLE TEXAN FARMERS.  ',' ������������������ x ��������� ��������� '  School   Children   In  Taft Work  Like  Bees and Grew Money Making Crops.  Here is a picture showing how In  Texas they 'teach, .the young idea not  bow to shoot but how to plant In  the town of Taft tbe school children  have two acres of farm land divided  into individual plats, one of which  becomes for the season the absolute  property of its little worker.  Tbe children are furnished "with a  variety of seeds and the necessary hoe.  rake and shovel and ere instructed as  to the best way to prepare, the ground  and plant the crop getters.  Then they are left, to their own  devices concerning watering, weeding  HOME CARE OF THE SICK.  No home, ��������� however well ordered, is  always free from Illness of the loved  .ones. ' ���������"���������'..���������'���������'' '.'   ���������  "The  rich,  the  poor,  the high,  the  ..lowly,' . '���������.:<-'���������'������������������;     -     _:.  Each must answer, to Its call;  Enters It the lowliest hovel     c  As It does the stateliest hall."   .  The great difference lies in the  methods of caring for the patient. At  such times we would*, all be. glad if  we could call in the well trained  nurse whose uiet ways, plain, unassuming dress and ready knowledge of  what to do for the patient's comfort,  seem to. relieve somewhat the pain  and suffering.    ^ ' ���������  '  The question for us is:   What can  the untrained nurse do? 'The following suggestions may be of some value:  ^      ���������. ��������� .���������'''-  . 1. Remove all unnecessary '.decorations and furniture from slbk room,  >but do not allow the patient to know  that this is being done. , .^  2. If wash curtains are used they  should be hung perfectly plain and  straight.   Never loop them back.  .3. Heavy volored1 or -figured paper,  curtains, carpet or bed clothes should  never be found in a,sick room. It  there are no plain white counterpanes or spreads in the home, a fresh  sheet should be used as a top cover.  4. Never leave medicines in sight  in the sick room.; It can be brought  in on a tray each time, thus saving  steps for the nurse.  5. Never let a patient know at what  periods the medicine Is to be given.  It is not? pleasant to count the clock  strokes  and  know  It  is "nredlclns  time." V  6. Never leave a clock In the room.  7. Encourage quietness and content-  lament as -much as possible. ���������;'��������� v  8. If a carpet Is on the floor spread  a sheet down before the patient is ever  assisted, from the bed. This is very  essential in cases of contagious diseases.. ���������  9. If coal Is used never put it Into  the stove from the hod or shovel. Put  It Into paper bags, the door may then  be opened and the coal dropped In  without making any noise.  10. Have all the tables and trays In  the sick room covered with white-  Keep this as fresh as possible.  11. If flowers are kept in the room  be sure that tbey are fresh and that  tbe water on them Ib changed at least  twice each day.. >  12. Never allow, the patient's wishes  to interfere with the physician's orders, but avoid worrying him, as much  as possible���������pleasant promises and  suggestions help to make the patient  forget the pain.  J4tri# ?������n������ans a*riora wa*wa>  and the other details of farm work,  and the results so far have been as*  astonishing.  There are prises given for tne lineal  vegetable specimens and for the orderly keep-up of the beds, and tne chtt*  dren are allowed to take home or sell  all the results of their ladoatry*  Host of the prizes are-ln medals, bat  any child so wishing may nave a cash,  equivalent. One boy cleared np |H  en his plot, but a girl beat him by  ���������tte. *  There were 200 children In tbe first  contest and nearly doable that number  this year, and Professor Moon, principal of the public schools of Taft  who started the plan, expects to have  1,000 happy, earnest little agrlculror*  lata at work next yesr.  This Explains It  liady���������What! Thirty-eight cents a  dofen for eggs! Why. that's more  than 3 cents for one egg.  Grocer���������Well, mum, you must remember that one egg Is s whole day's  work for one ben.���������Exchange.  Poultry Pickings.  Poultry should be kept free from  feather* aad skin vermin. These are  most Injurious to chickens and Increase with amazing rapidity in summer.  Cut down the quantity of all heating foods, like corn end buckwheat  Nitrogenous foods, like wheat and  oats,, should be more generally fed,  together with a dally supply of green  food.  Avoid overcrowding your chicken  coops. When' too many fowls roost  together they crowd, and the animal  heat will cause them to-sweat This  in itself lias been tbe cause of more  summer sickness-than anything else  we know of.  Many people hesitate to breed pure  bred fowls because they are afraid  that'they cannot tind.a market for  breeding stock. Those who advertise  their birds find no difficulty ln finding n market for good stock. Buyers  ������re readers, and sellers must be advertisers.  Here is a cheap and simple remedy  to paralyze chicken lice and mites.  M:;kc :i strong brine and apply it hot.  'tit   on   the   roosts   and  on   the  nest  nxc:-   nnd   all   over.    Get  the  cheap  t^'Ip  <>f  salt.   Re sure to  have the.  ruie  siroug  aud   bot and to get it  ��������� ��������� - "v.������r>- crack about the henhouse.  g*EK^!&-i^i..---. ..���������...  ... CALL AT...  Boxer Murray & Co.  I7J5 WESTilNJTEi WAI, Near Car. 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Supplied Exclusively In Canada by The British 4 Colenlal Press Service,  Limited.,  {  The "brilliance ot   Che   momentary  ^flash had accentuated the darkness  /  w,  for him, and taken away from him all  Idea of locality, so that to have respited would only have been to wash)  a shot and betray hla own hiding-  place.  V He was lying sow behind the dead  horse ^waiting to snap st the next star  which should appear or to meet the  rush which might have followed had  the attacking party consisted of white  men.   .    He had no notion how dose his fslows were.   He could not hear them,  nor see the outline even of the nearest  It was still pitch dark on the'  ground.  ���������' Suddenly a hand closed round his  ankle, and a voice whispered.  "We've got to wriggle out, of this.  Don't lift your head, but 'Just slew  round on your belly and shake it after  Jne. .There's no harry. I'll go Blow."  [\ "But the horses?" asked Rolt.  Tours Is dead, ain't It? If they  want tb shcot the others, we can't stop  tern, blank them. Come," and Bolt  iWho by this time had his head near  old Al's heels, saw these draw quietly  way from him.  Imitating his companion, Rolt  qulraed on bis belly through the  bush which closed over him, so that  it was only with the utmost .'difficulty'  and half by Instinct that he. managed  *������ follow Al, of whose tortuous progress be could see but little, even  when he was within arm's length ot  him.  He knew that he was going down  bill, and that the ground under him  was growing softer and softer, until  at last he might almost as well have  been swimming, but he could see nothing.-  '������������������''.'  "We're all right new." Al stopped  to whisper, Just when Rolt Was beginning to wonder whether he would  not rather, be shot than go on any farther.      \ .,,-:   -...TT- ��������� ��������� ���������  *tWe*ro In the crlk bottom."  "I could have guessed that"  ' ;.U!gaye'''a low.chuckle.''*������������������  "Pretty blanked cold, eh? Well.  a^*U< cure that. We've^ got ^6 move  now like two-year-olds., Are yon  reedyr end he rose to a crouching  position.  "Keep your head low till we're in  tha timber. Now come, and we'll bat  them yet." and stooping aa he ran  the old frontiersman led hla companion along the creek bottom under the  shelter of Its banks, Into the heavy  plae timber. There they threw themselves on the ground, soaked to the  bone and panting heavily.  "What now? Are"*e going to fight  tbem here?" asked Rolt at last, s-ending up toilet some of the water drain  out of blm. .   '  "Fight Injuns In timber? Not much.  We're another five.minutes before  they'll miss us. but the light's cpming.  They're getting Impatient Hear  mat?" '������������������>���������-<'���������  "That" was another volley poured  Into the hollow.  "Hain't missed us yet. anyways.  Ate yoa good for another buret.  Boss?" ' *-'  "If We not too far." Rolt's running  days were over, and he was # .heavy  man, used to riding.  "No, tt ain't far," and the,old man  ������������gan to run again as If he bad been  re and twenty. Toms and the; other  Indian   loping   along   as easily as  wolves, whilst Dan the big-footed, sobbed wearily far behind.       -     ��������� ���������  At last on the extreme edge of tbe  K" ie belt, Arpaused. Beyond the tlm-  r the open country rolled down towards the Fraser and the dawn had  came.  "It'e our only chance and a slhn  one. It's got to be that cherry patch"  Al aald. pointing out to the open.  "There ain't another place ln sight as  would give us a show," and he set off  running again at top speed for a Uttle  four-cornered, patch of wild cherry  bush, about a thousand yards from  the timber.  It looked about as bad a place to  bold against an enemy as you could  Imagine, lying as It did In a hollow  and containing nd timber big enough  to serve as a shield sgainst rifle bullets; but tbere was nothing bettor In  sight, and It bad just one thing In Its  favor.  For seven or eight hundred yards at  leaat on one side, and for seven or  eight miles oil every other side, there  was no cover of any kind larger than  tbe thin bushes ot sage brush and the  patches of bunch grass. A coyote  might have crawled through that unseen. It, seemed impossible that anything else should.  Realizing that -at any^ moment their  enemies might reach the edge of the  timber, Rolt -and bis companions  raced over the space intervening between the pines and the cherry bush  at headlong speed. When Rolt crashed  Into tbe edge of the cherry patch he  had not another yard of running .power left in him. With a feeling tbat h  had not known since he had wen the  quarter at Rugby, he dropped where  he. was and lay still.  "Euchred them so far," panted Al.  cheerfully, "and now I guess well  take some killing. Out wltb your jack  knives, boys, and I'll show you a  trick as I learned of the Crees," and  he began to hack down the boughs  and young trees all round him, building with them a kino* of "wlcky up,"  or small circular bothy, such as Indians use for bath houses. Over the  top of this he threw IiIb blanket, which  he lied carried strapped to- bis back  until then, and over that again he  piled loose soil and soda, keeping a  nervous eye all the time on the edge  of tbe timber.  "Chuck your coat over your sticks if  you-haven't got a blanket," he said  to Rolt, "and_ then fix it this way,"  and be went down on his knees and  (  ._  .*> going to "bury a "bone.  Ait'the earth he took out he piled  upon the blanket, throwing with It  moss and leaves and small boughs, until when he had finished with It It  looked like a great ant heap Just sufficiently within the cover ot the brush  to save It from detection.   .  Then he lent Rolt a hand with his  mound, ordering the boys to do the  same at their respective corners, and  "8hove boys; shove like hell. If you  ever want to eat bull, beef any more.  They ain't here yet, but they can't be  long now."  . When men are working for their  lives It is marvellous how much can  be done in a minute, and these men,  knowing how much depended upon  their Speed, had their shelters finished, when a tow "hist".from Al sent  them all Into their holes like rabbits  into their borrows.     -  There was no sign of Indians that  Rolt could see, but as Al lay motionless he Imitated blm, and> for a full  fifteen minutes'sJnjost. held bis breath  to his burrow.   :���������������'.'  At the-end of that time he heard a  voice behind him, and turning, saw  Al lying at full/ Uftgth In the scrub,  calmly whittling a pipeful of tobacco.  "They can't see me here," be said.  "I'm too far back in the scrub. Have  you got your bury good and deep.  Keep a whittling of It out so as you  can lie low and the bullets'U go over  you. Savvy? I'm agoln' out now to  take a passear end see If them fortifications look natural." ���������  "Don't be such a fool," commanded,  the Boss.  / "I ain't no fool, Boss. No Ihji -;  ever hit a man at a thousand yards;  and I've got to know how our little  show will strike the gallery, likewise I'm anxious to know If we have  a full house," and so saying, he struck  a match and wandered out into the  open.....";  In the most unconcerned way in the  world the old fellow strolled along  straight towards the timber, smoking  as he went, and looking back occasionally St his handiwork, and for  about three hundred yards he went  unmolested,  i' '���������'���������" >.x  JThen/iav eboV waa fired, the dry  earth was kicked up a hundred yards  In front of him, end hla hat fell on  the ground whilst hla rifle went to bia  shoulder, and bis own shot was echo-  ed bj twojinore from the cherry patch,  under tbffpover of which tiny volley  he dwhed t*ek to his lair.  '���������All rlg^g-'ba aald. as be crawled  under bis mound, "the seats is all took  and the currtaln's up. It's just three  hundred yards to where l dropped my  cap. and now I'm goin' to put in time  dlggtn'. If I was you I'd do the sanm  It's goln' to be safer underground tbgo  up a tree by and by," and after that  for a long time the Boss saw no more  of A|.  v CHAPTER XX. .  The Chinook wind which bad been  blowing before midnight had dripped,  and In tbe last hours ot darkness had  been' succeeded by a crisp clear air  with more than a'suspicion of frost Id  It, so that when the dawn came, it  spread through skies of such rare  lucidity as are never seen except in  high northern lands. 0  Along, the horizon the light grew  gradually, until in the east the havens were of a pale lemon color, so  clear, so utterly fine and transparent;  that the gloom,ot the rigid barrier of  pines' hurt the eye wltb Its contrast of  stiff solidity. i  Even the pine belt itself was not  quite proof against the dawn. The  tops ot it were touched with a pale  glory and. though the gloom of the  black boughs swallowed up the light  that struck them, a bole here and  tbere was caught by It and brightened  with a wash of tenderest golden grey.  But tbe prairie welcomed the dawn,  which flooded its frost-touched sage  brush, so that It rolled in sheets of  sparkling silver, from the pines to the  cherry patch and away beyond as far  as the eye could see towards tbe still  shadowy bed of the Fraser.  The dawn hsd made all things plain,  had emphasised every outline: the  peace of it called attention to every  least sound which might break tbe  holy stillness of the waking day, and  yet Rolt, listening in his burrow, could  not bear so much as the breaking of  a twig, or see s sign of life in the  direction from which he had fled.  Most of the events to which we look  forwsrd In life (snd probably in  death), either with desire or dread,  are curiously unlike our forecasts of  them. A battle upon either a large or  small. scale is no exception to this  rule. Men laugh In the crisis of a life  and death struggle, and in the last  South African war a volunteer,, told  off as one of the escort of a big gun,  remembers only of Splon Kop that it  was fought on a "jolly" day, that the  weather and the smooth grass slop ;s  suggested pink parasols and picnic  hampers; that there were funny  little balloon-like puffs rising at intervals from the ridge opposite to that  on which he lay; that the sun was  warm and comforting, and that some  confounded fellow woke him up with  the toe of a ..service boot when"'the  battle waB over and it was time to  take the gun home.  It was with Rolt as it was with  that yeoman.  After Al's departure he worked  feverishly at the making of his burrow, expecting every moment to hear  the hum of bullets through the- scrub  over head, but no bullets came, and  at last, even with his jack knife, he  had managed to scrape out a hollow  ample enough to contain his body.  . Then he lar In lit and watched, until the minutes grew into an hour, and  tbe dawn into young day, without any       sign of life showing itself upon the  be"gan"to'sc������teh *ttkhla knlfojlke  ajiidscape, except ������ coyote, shadowy  ra cog who ���������>'.*"'""* ���������  and utterly noiseless, who came  stealing down from the hills, until  he was nearly midway between the  pines and the cherry patch.  There he checked sharply, his nose  went up and his brush dropped, and  wheeling ln hiB tracks, he went back  at a lope to the nearest rising ground,  on which he stood awhile reconnoitring. ,  Something in the country displeased  blm, for after a prolonged survey he  loped back the way he had come.  The coyote's behavior was" suggestive ot suspicion, but a little broad-  winged hawk which poised in the  clear air or swung noiselessly overhead with a keen eye ^ for mice or  beetles, contradicted the habitually  suspicious vagabond. I'������������������'->���������..:  Rolt found it Impossible to remain  strung up to concert pitch for ever to  such an atmosphere ot peaceful  beauty, just as the half alarmed buck  does, when pitted against the everlasting patience of his hunter, and  was actually dosing when a voice behind him asked:  "Have you* got your Holland along  with you to-day, Boss?'*  Bolt started, but though only halt  awake., hsd sense-enough to He still. /  ~ "Yes," he said, without turning.  "It's good for long shooting, ain't  it?" ���������  '"It's sighted for five/hundred  yards."  "I guess that's good enough. Do  you see that yallerlsh looking bunch  of sage brush, the biggest in sight,  away, there to the right? Jest perforate H. will you?" -  Rolt raised bis rifle, and looked  questlonlngly at old. Al, whosje head  was now along-side his, own.  The old man noddeH, and Rolt adjusting his sights to the five hundred  yards range,- cuddled down' on his  rifle. J- .'.\----x;  "fclgb or low?" he asked.  "I gueee it's most solid near the bottom," chuckled AI.       - -  Then Rolt drew a long breath, for a  moment there was absolute silence;  and then a Uttle puff of dust fifty  yards beyond the sage brush, recorded the fact that the foresight had be: n '  taken too full. A few sprigs of the  yellow weed fell,' but otherwise there .  was no sign from, tbe bush.  "Sits stillsr. nor a fool hen," commented Al. "Try her lower BtlH,  Boss."  ' Rolt took the' same bead again, but  this time he took It upon the very  base of his target. .At his second shot  the bush which he had watched for an  hour became alive. A horrid scream  followed the Impact of his bullet and  ln place of the Uttle fountain of gild-  en dust, a man's body sprang high into  the air and then'pitched headlong on  the near side of tne bush writhing and  tying itself Into,knots amongst the  branches of the withered rage-brush.  "Must be quite a holler ther; a'most  as good aa thia one of ourn. 1 seed  htm earning from the time he started.  Holy smoke!"  Al's ejaculation was the result of a  perfect blizzard of bullets which suddenly borat upon the cherry patch,  cutting the feeble brush Into ribbons  and tatters and making the defenders  crouch in tbelr lairs like frightened  rabblte. ���������.."���������������������������..- ,  "Fire a good many shote tor fifteen  Injuns," growled Al. "Mker fifty.  It's the hull Cbllcoten tribe, Wank  'em," and then rising recklessly to his  knees, he roared.'Turn It loose, boya.  Don't let the, 'beggars' get away." and  he emptied the jMsgssine of his repeater with a rlntdity which would  have done credit to. a machine, gun. '  Five minutes earlier the Boss had  tired of watching the motionless sage  brush over which the hawk had swung  and from which that coyote had retreated so promptly, and now whilst  the rifles rattled and tbe smell of  powder tainted the air, there were a  doseo wild figures dashing from it  for the pine belt..  Only two of tbemvfell, and one of  these got, to his feet again and was  hauled Into cover by his fellows.  "Blanked bad shobtln'. Say. Ross,  that shot of yours turned on the bull  bloomln' orchestra. How many did  you git?" <  ."I'm afraid I did not touch one of  them."  "Guess /you're better at sitters.  Didn't you spot any of 'em before I  told you to shoot at that brush? Lord!  I've been watching that fellow over  there for nigh on *to an hour. It's  lucky as I didn't wait for bim to come  in range of my old shootin' Iron."  "Why, what difference would It  have made?"  "All the difference between living  and dying. They'd have rushed us ln  another ten minutes, and shooting as  we did, they" would have got in. But  I reckon they won't try that game  any more for awhile."  Rolt    sincerely   hoped    that    they  would not, or that if they did old Al's j  eyes would keep watch for them,   1c '  his own eyes he bad lost all confl ,'  dence. 1  For a long time silence fell again !  between the pistes and the cherry ���������  trees. There was no sound, but for I  the crack of an occasional twig as one '  of the defenders moved uneasily in  bis narrow shelter; no movement ex- i  cept from tbat twisted figure by the  sage bniBb.  It was a long time before that became quite still, and Rolt was thankful when that time came. j  Before the attempted rush the sage '  brush hsd been equally still, and the !  memory of that fact so worried Rolt \  that he now Megan to Imagine enemies j  In the most ridiculous grass patches. {  He was beginning to lose his sense of J  proportion and imagination magnified  the most absurd trifles.  It was a relief when a single shot  broke the strain of long waiting. The  bullet dropped about a couple of hundred yards from the cherry patch and  rlcochetted through the highest  branches of It. There was a slight  pause and then a second shot from !  the same spot in tbe timber, the bullet dropping this time a hundred ya'rds  nearer -Al's screen.  "Jest so," muttered Al. who had  again crawled to Rolt's side, "and the  next will -be nearer, still. They are  getting our range now. Had ought to  have done that the first (go off. I  guess there'll be no room here for two  now. Lie low, boys, it's goin' to >storm  again," snd he crawled back to his  own position just as it began again to  hail bullets.  For a good quarter of an hour the  Indians in the timber kept up a steady  stream  of  independent  firing,  as   if  they would fill up that little hollow  with lead or reap the thin cover in It  with their concentrated firer but  though their bullets cut down the  standing brush as'if it had been slash-  oould fire again, as his fellow-creature  collapsed ln a heap and lay still.  ilea fighting for their lives have no  sentiment, and' perhaps Al never bad  much at any time.   The sight of Wood  ed, riddled it, and left it ln flying tat- ,had ������>������Bed all his fighting Instincts,  -         .������____ - .      **��������� ���������       onrl   f*A*> tKa tMAm^nt   ka  ������rea   aa   ������v-������n1rstasia  tens, the men under ground remained  untouched. Neither did they attempt  to reply.  "Don't stir, boys, and don't shoot  back." commanded Al. When they  think they're-killed every insect in  this bloomin' brush patch, they'll  maybe try some other racket. Then  we'll get our work In."  \        CHAPTER XXI.  The Indians were very thorough In  their work of destruction, and thanks  to the looting of Rolt's , store-house  they had plenty' of ammunition to  spare, but at last even they were satisfied. , '  The cherry patch looked like a field  after.- a Manltoban hail storm, and  there could have been little doubt In  the Chllcoten's minds that anything,  that had sheltered In it was as dead  as Julius Caesar. But being Indians  tbe elected to run no.risks. When  the firing ceased a sound of chopping began, and' Rolt who should have  known better. Imagined that the coldblooded brutes were" going to* teed before picking up their blrdst but he  misjudged tbem. An Indian Is sufficiently cold-blooded, but not on the  hunting trail; or tine war path. Then  he thinks a great deal less of his belly  than does a white man under similar  circumstances.  Before long 'a great tree crashed  down, and before the sound of its fall  had died away, they saw the top of  another lean slowly oyer, hang for a  moment, and, then _ disappear In a  spray of shattered boughs and pine  neediest  Three fell in all, and SU1L the chopping went on. Then for the first time  Rolt noticed what looked like a great  saw. log just outside the line of the  pine trees, lying parallel with thai  line, and as he noticed it two'more  came to Join It.  There was no doubt that they came;  he saw them emerge slowly, like, some  footless monsters, moving sideways  down the hill. ������. ���������,!��������� '������������������-;������������������  Ah, here they come! They're get-  tin' dawn to business at last. That's  ihore-like Cree flgbtin'l I wouldn't  have thought tbat they knowed so  much." muttered Al.  But at first Rolt, who'had not Al's  experience, did hot understand, and  the sight, of those three great pine;  logs creeping down abreast, apparent-'  ly by their own volition, "was> very  horrible. r ,,    -.  From time to time a rifle tpft redly  from the timber, but tor {b^ Wet part  the slow progress of the ma* down  the sloping prairto waa" mine In absolute silence. The, - sun. ~ creeping  across the heavens seemed to move  fastoT than they did. ��������� ' ,  "We've got to get them .other two  over this side.'-' said Al. ' "We can't  stop them." pointing to the logs, "and  when they get here there'll be a blanked hot time in the cherry pat:h."  "Can we spare them? Won't the  Indians sneak round from behind?"  "Not Jlkely, and If they do we've  got to jfifcr#>:'-l guess theylbwipe us  out fbfs-time," with which cheering  remark he crept *way, returning with  Toma.   .:"- ���������  . "I've left the other galloot where  he wm," be explained. /"He ain't any  account as a rifle shot, but he's so  plum scared that he'll make a.pretty  smart looking m������n. Hulloh! What's  got that log?"  The centre log bad reached the spot  where ATs hat lay, and as it pas:ed  over it,, possibly one of tbe hands  which propelled the log reached for  the derelict "Stetson" which bad been  the old, man's pride. At the same time  the slope ot tbe prairie Increased suddenly, and this particular log had been  trimmed too fine. By nature it bad  grown absolutely round, It was a white  pine and young, andjherefore smooth  and heavy, and the men who had���������  trimmed rt bad taken all theiimbs*oft  close to the trunk.  The result was that though it had  crawled as slowly as Its companions  up to this point, as soon as it felt the  sharper incline it.began to turn over  more freely, each revolution giving  additional impetus, until it was obviously rolling.  Already it was twenty feet ahead of  Its companions, and then for a moment a brown hand showed shove it.  Al's rlfhf came to his shoulder, but he  was too slow; the-hand disappeared  before he could press the trigger.  "Look out. Rolt." he cried. "Th*y  caln't hold It! itv got away wi:h  them! If they cain't stop it, they're  our meat, sure." and he eto d up r. ck-  Icssly to get a better chance with hia  rifle.  Faster and faster came the log, and  again a hand showed, and this time an  arm and shoulder with it. aud the old  roan fired, but the arm, broken at 'h������  wrist, had fallen behind the log. before bis bullet chipped the bark of it.  "Bully for you. Rolt. I take it all  back about them sitters." But Rolt  did not even smile. His lips were  thin now and .set, and his eyes were  glued to that log, whilst he held his  rifle as men hold tbelr guns at the  pigeon traps at Hurlingham. '  If the.covering party in the timber  had been able to hit a haystack at  seven hundred yards, the fate of Al  and Rolt would have been sealed, for  In the excitement of the moment both  men stood up, every thought intent  upon their pray, utterly regardless of  the leaden bees which hummed harmlessly past them.  And then the expected happened.  Four men however desperate cannot  hold a green pine tree from behind  when it1begins to roll, and realizing  this, one of the Indians let go and  bolted back towards the timber. He  fell with Rolt's' bullet between his  shoulders and Al's through his thigh  before he had gone a dozen paces.  The others held on for one more  breathing sr.ace, and then the log  broke clean away from them, rolling i  merrily down the hill, whilst three  miserable devils writhed in the sage  brush in the vain hopo of hiding from  the white men's ��������� withering volley.  One wretch ran perhaps for fifty,  yards with an arm swinging help"es=--  ly from his sripulder as he ran, ar d  they saw him wince and stumble as a  second bullet touched him.  "Outer to me, Boss," shouted AI.  pumping up another cartridge, ''bull to  you." he added, regretfully, before he  TO~fae* ts* iftrwr  dar.  Ho bad hardly  fierce white face.   Tha aajrA  eTMettttauk  ....     *;tsj  seemed to rise up aad ttrifea tan- im  and for the moment he was aa reckless  as he was pitiless.  "Oh shoot; and be blanked!" he  cried, as halt a doxen bullets hummed past him. "It's our turn now.  Pull them other traps, caln't you."  But the other traps were not pulled.  Whilst tbe centre log was betraying  Its masters, the two outside logs bad  come to a standstill, and so, In spite ot  Al's glbfcs and th������ bullets with which  he made-chips of them fly. they remained, great, black bars on the  prairie, three hundred yards from th-.*  cherry patch, whilst the November  sun crawled down towards the hort  son. Suddenly it dipped into a lo*  lying bar of cloud and the light failed  ao suddenly that Al noticed xlt.  "We've got to hurry. Boss," he ������a!d  sinking Into' his place by Rolt's side,  and ebaking a spray of blood oft his  hand where a bullet bad skinned It,  "We caln't Itt them fellows stay ther*  after dsBrk."    ",��������� ������ / '':  "What are we going to' do to pre'  vent It?   We have lost our horees."  'That's so; but If we stay here well  be roasted as soon as it's too dark to  shoot. They'll fire the bush on us.  sure." '.-..''.:;���������"���������  ���������Well, what Is your plan?" asked  Rolt. wearily. He waa a brave men,  but the fight against such odds.: as he  now realised that they bad against  them, seemed to him hopeless.;'  Only the boyish spirits of such a  dare-devil as the old frontiersman  could remain unbroken under suck ��������� a  strain. iV,,,.:^,..  ri ain't got no plan," he drawled,  ^"at least no plan to speak of, but a  Scripture saying stems tome to come  in mighty handy: Do unto others the  same as they'd do unto you,' only do  It quicker .Now those Johnnies Are  calculating to rush us as soon as It  gets good end dark. We've got to  rush them'first."  "All right."  "Hold on. 'Taln't time for the last  act yet. We've got to play this game  according to Hoyle, with all the frills  as belongs to It. Fust there's s!ow  music from the orchestra, then the  light grows kinder dim- and uncertain, then the ghost appears.   See?"  Rolt. did. see, and he never saw a  half-hour in his long life so trying ss  that during which he and the other  three men/ crouched, like sprinters,  waiting tor the start, whilst tho silent/  logs lay motionless in front of them,  and one by one the outlines of the  prairie grew indistinct, the separae  tree tope merged Into each other, and  night came.  "They might try to get back to Use  timber," whispered Al, "and oome on  all together later on. It they do.  that'll be our time to rash them. Do  you mind the scarlet pine?" 'xx^:y  "That big tme like,a Scotch fir beyond ,thelr camp?"     "~  "All by ita lone on a bluff.   Tes,.  that's It. We've got to make tor that."  "But we should have to go through  the whole lot of them to get to It,"."  "That's so, but It's the only way a*  tbey won't expect us, and It's the  short cut to supper. Are you scared  to try it? Maybe the folk at the ranch  went us as bad as. 1 want my tucker."  "You chouse your time and I'll fol  tow.*'������������������-.������������������ .- ^  "Twon't do to bunch up, that's the  trouble. We'll have to split like a  band of prairie chicken, and I'm  scared as you'll lose your way."  Rolt knew ihat in the darkness ths  was only too probable, but there w.r  other livesrto.be considered, more pre  clous to him than his own.  H>o you think I am a kid or a tehee  tchako, Al?" He said, angrily.  "All right;  1 guess you a'n't, If it  comes to thrt; buti keep your hair o  as long as they'll let you.   Mne fe!���������  almighty loose. I can  te'l you," and  then silence tell upon them as they  waited, whilst the dark' came quic'ily.i  as it does in northern lands.   First tbV  bar of .brown cloud turned. tc-- fie y  crlatson,  then the   crimson   died   t-  orenge, that faded, and for a space the  pines came out hard and   clear   cut  against a pale green sky. snd then th  light faded and an owl hooted.  "That's the signal. They're going  back," whispered Al. "Are you  ready?" and his voice had a shake in  It. Even he was excited at last.  i Before Rolt could reply the old man  Was on his feet.  "Com*? on," he cried, and: then, a?  he told them afterwards at the ranch,  "I'm blessed if I didn't think 1 was  standing still."  "Though lie had grown too heavy  for runiiing long distances. Rolt had  In his time bet-n a famous university  sprinter, and the long strain of wa t  ing had worked upon his nerves, unt I  they were like coiled springs. When  the release came he bounded forwa d  he knew no mere,   .  Tears zi^r ha was tebwa aa Blfly  Brokt*<aw. Ha waa met* lts������4ry thin  the big Os!)30teii feat ahead ef Wm.  The hand whlebatmek ths aeaaea out  of Billy, gripped and clawed at tha  nap* of ths nest man's aee*. For a  doxen paoes lt;iecat������d dotbtffj whether white mga or rod terror womUL  win ta that race tor Ufa. but tht *mvt������  tatVAngera bent at Jaai and jhfla>  diana shock ot black hair, being ottaraa  and strong aa a berae'8 auuw.;-Iho  two menVoUcd over together* MWies  aa4 hound u the ftoja woyry.  There Is a partlookM' i  not aaiikf the emelT ot  bruaa* which roakeaeM aw lolt tar*  squeamlsb.   Whta ae aaaalla H^ he  sees the wbitee ef 8A la^mca  and feels a neok bendtag back  It snicks. Zyyy- yy:^M:-'7:-  y .,,.cK.ipt^^x^.;;;U-:;,;^:���������.  Ro!t and Al did aot stay to look at  .theirwork.'' ��������� ���������-.-������������������^y-'-yyy-.^.-x'xti-^  "Coma, on,!' tho old man  and thotigb fha���������> remaining ���������  aa4 a������cured too good a 8bMt tt^^^  oanght up now, "ftavtwo wktb ' "  pressed aa closely opon their  aa they could. .< Before tho pa   hail oovered half the dUtaaoe the ipor-  aned had vanished Into tha^ flatter,  but Al held on steadily, straight tato  the Indians' Unja. '-���������������������������^x:xy.xx,\x;yy^y  (ConUeued Next Week.)   ' -  '        ���������^'xyyu-  '-������������������/. >������/"!��������� yV-'?^;  MM  s'xxxxxit.iXii^^Hixyyiy  yy^yyxy$iii������?*\  y :yyyy3ym  :-yyyyyyw)sti  ~y.y-.y^im?if*  :������������������..:.������������������ ','*������������������< ���������T"v:a������aSS?3  .'���������.���������������������������������������������������������������: v^'S?5^#^������  :yyyy?mi:,^m  ���������������������������:<; .v.'A -7.a'i������Vj'Sfi,f  :'-',.'.^:V!JlS-55-?!:Vi%ii3*������  xyy^m^itimi  xyyxMMmM  MEMORY WINDg.  yy}yfi$m  0 memory winds, ye bi^ to bio ;  The orchard: as' lt;uae&;t#be,;t;;;^  WRh rows on rows of tloont^ tir^  The happy brrds, the hiii^1wol;;*-^>^  I-seethe pathailwt-(mro*!tt^  Where lltUe feet so oft b^e eped;     J  1 hear again the songs we sung^;:;; |:.;:;;  When orchard trees aad I war������ypwg.ir  Now on towards fifty years are told,  And orchard trees and I are old;  There's 'only left a scraggy few xy  Qt JOtst broad 'sweep when life was  ��������� ���������.'V:" '���������;��������� -new;,' y. -y '^y. ������������������ i::'   ��������� . y-"' y'yy  There's not a Single row entire���������  The irest aU went to feed tbw Ire^^ 7  I wept to eee them eleared awar  Tho' they had lived and eerved their  :.' *. '���������*//.��������������������������� ^**\fi-xy-. ��������� x % ':'���������; ���������-������������������ yyy -. yy%yy-yyy-x:  Yes, they>su^ Uved and aarved it well,  A#:''----my1 m������ii$\)^ tffa't^1A ^^Xxy  Weittog UQ winter^  Bhenld heap with wMto the oy������*h^  .v.:"' vy^iimsi. ���������������������������:. yxyy^^iyy-f>;^::vxy-[  So stood the great piles rounded high  To mi the barwls standing by.  O, these are pictures good to aee,  That memory winds bring back to me.  0 memory winds, to me ye hear  Thb- breath of clover-scented air,  And I can see the pretty sight  Of blossoms, red and plak and white,  That nod and away with every breese,  Beneath 1ow-bendlng apple treea,  Where bobolinks, with shining wing.  Cling for a moment Just to sing.  6 memory winds, so fresh and cool.  Ye   bring  the  children  home  from  school;   -  Their faces like the morning shine-  Dear little girls that once were mine!  1 hear them playing 'neath the trees.  Their voices float upon the breese;  Tbelr questions and the cute replies  While they of mud are making pies.  Ye bring tbe years that long haro fled.  And friends now numbered with the  dead,  Ye bring the days that made me glad,  Ye bring tbe things tbat made me sad.  For disappointment's knotted strand  Has often spoiled the thing I planned.  Ye bring the cares, the toil, the tears.  The. hopes of all those vanished years.  O memory winds, how soft ye blow.  When whispering ot the long ago.  Of sunny days when life was new,  When joys were many, cares were few.  Ye bring to me full many a face   .  That in my heart has sacred place,  ! And, too, ye bring the treasured word  JThat oft my heart with joy has stirred.  as he had done when he was the firct j  string for his alma mater, and paseed i-r-ho' youth and friends alike are fled.  Al as a motor-car passes a bus. ._.  _-.������_,������v-.j *.~.,~. .���������.* i^n. .>...  "To 'em. boys.'Vscreamed Al. "Sock  And c**rt������h** ho*)e* Me Ion* iInce  it to 'em!    Give 'em hell!" and, yel> j de������d>  ing like a fiend or an old Cree brave, j Yet I've one hope that comforts me���������  be dashed after his leader. .-xis better than earth's hopes can ber-  To their credit, in spite of.hta.pac?. |A hope that's like an anchor cast.  'Twill hold till storms Of life are  yyy;$wm  yyM0\:x%-  yyy  "iXj:'  ���������.y  X.y-tr.r  ^yxxyy^yyM*  tyyxyyyyx&m  ,,...  ..... *Wbb  i^$-yyxxv;������$  :yy<x$i  y~r2$itf<&#m������  ���������:y-<yzy&������������s������&  yy--:yw&$m$t>  yyyywmm  yy?fm$m  'xyxxy.ii^mWm  -���������yyxmmmm  ���������_^yyyy\  Toma and AI were not much farther  behind Rolt when he sprang at. the  log, than the second and third strings  are behind the winner in the quarter.  As Rolt reached the log a group of  figures rose from the sage brush.  They had already wormed their way  through it for some fifty yard* u:.-  seen. but concealment being no iongc-  possible, they rose now and i?n.  "Fleet as an Indian," men say who  do not know Indians. Those who  know them would back Oxford or Ha -  vard. Cambridge or Yale, to b?at any  Indian who ever drew the breath of  the prairies into his lungs. The trouble is that most of the men who take  back these stories of Ind'an prowess  don't know anything about first-: l*ss  athletes; don't know what it ������.s:v.  to come to London the wo: dor or y m  country and find yor.rse f a very  moderate second-class in tcv.-n; and,  moreover, the raconteurs, being tvr  the most part authorities on whiskey.  have no personal standard to j dgj-  by.' They'%themfeh e.s tin k th ui  selves men. The boys would c ll  them obsolete machines ;:a?t iory a;:d  fit only for wasting goc-d fu. 1.  But Rolt's m\:3cl s ha:1 h' en ke"-  hard by an out-door life, and \>p as  still five years on the right sid of  forty, so tBafhis feet seemed to devour the distance, and in spite of th r  efforts the shadowy figures of thf-  Indians grew plainer, until oris turnc  passed,  Till I ln safety reach the shore  Where friends shall meet to part no  more.  There Living Fountains ever flow,  And none shall thirst or hunger know;  Where chimes one glad eternal day.  And all our tears are wiped away;  There many, many mansions stand  In Canaan's fair and happy land;  Where those who loved God here are  blessed  And weary feet at last find rest.  ���������Fanny J. Moon.  A worried parent is sometimes obliged to do something like this:  "Pa, what is' a transcendentalist?"  "Have you chained up the dog, as  "Vot. yet."  "Well, do that, and when you come  -,���������,.���������- t -n-tn tell you what transcen-  rff.T.*:>mt is."  While Bobby was gone his astute  -\*ir?������nt Jv.g the needed Information out  n* n dictionary-���������Birmingham Age-  Herald. 8  THE WESTERN CAM..  WHOLESALE  PRICES  Seymour  3972.3973  HONIG'S  SHOP  EARLY  2\  Phone your  Order  I  WHAT WE RUM THIS WEEK  Ladles' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, reg. 10c value, 3 for 10c  Handkerchiefs, Ladies, extra handsome embroidered, reg. 25c, each 10c  High Grade Silk Handkerchiefs, Ladies' and Gentlemen's, with  Souvenir Vancouver, embroidered, reg. 50c, this week - - - 30c  Fine Silk, 26 inches wide, in white, pink or blue; just the thing for  summer wear, good 50c values per yard - - - '. - - 25c  Sea Grass Chairs, for the Verandah, large assortment of shapes and  styles, $5.00 values going at      -      -      -      -      -    ��������� -      -      $2.90  Our Grocery and  Provision  Departments are  sure  money savers  We are Headquarters for Strawberries. Phone Your Order'  THE HONIQ STORES  1       56-60 HASTINGS STREET EAST  EPITOME OF PROF. E. ODLUM'S ADDRESS  (Continued, from Page 1)  t  Britain has the assurance of the aid of most loyal  friends, yea, of loving daughters.  But the Irish do not want this, and though As-  quit h may give them something of this sort, the  Irish leaders tell him and the whole world they  are after something quite different.  Then what do the Irish Home Rulers ask? They  are determined to have just such Home Rule as  Japan, Germany and the United States have in  relation to Great Britain. They are simply demanding to be a separate and independent kingdom, or republic. This is to be determined at a  later date by the will of their masters in Italy and  Germany. Berlin and Rome would direct Dublin.  The Educational Standard.  I would oppose Home Rule aa it is asked because  the Education of Ireland would go into the hands  of a foreigner who is not too favorable to modern,  common school education.       y.-.,-  The Roman Catholic Irish are behind the Protestant Irish today in their educational standing.  But this is not strange for in all Roman Catholic  countries Education has bad very Uttle practical  advancement.  l-ook at the Following Table of Comparison.  Of those who might read in the following countries here are the facts as nearly as I,have been  able to get them to hand. The percentage of those  who cannot read is here given:  Japan in 1905, 5.07 per cent; Canada, 1901, 14  per cent; Quebec, 1901, 20 per c nt; Italy, 1901,  56 per cent; Portugal, 1900, 70.6 per cent; Brazil,  80 per cent.  v" This--.is a terrible showing. Now if Ireland  lapsed into the helplessness of the teaching as  afforded in Peru, Chili, Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay,  Uruguay, Columbia^ Portugal, Spain, Italy and  other Roman Catholic lands, then our fellow Irish  citizens, Protestant and Roman Catholic alike,  would gradually drop into the ranks of the average teaching, so manifest by the order sent out  from the' Vatican and his masters. Thus, then,  from this, point, I feel strongly Opposed to the  attempt at Home Rule.as the Irish are demanding.  Again there is another count to be placed  against this proposition: The Irish have no business to have 40 members or any other number in  the British HouseT of Commons to aid in dictating  to the British people in England, Wales and Scot-  ' land how they shall or shall not act in purely home  matters^ If Ireland is to be practically free, then  let her Irish members retire, from the British  House of Commons, and her 28 peers from the  House of bords.  ���������     - ' "   THE PEATH OF THE NOTEP  WRITER, AGNES D-CAMERON.  WRITER.  To the residents of  Hlllcresl and M mil  There ia no need for yon to go  down town to get Chiropractic  ��������� Spinal A������|J*������tment*. There  is a Doctor of Chiropractic  located near the comer of 22nd  and Main St. Office Hours:  1:30 to 6.      Consultation free.  ERNEST SHAW, P. C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  *5o*aan4 Ave., ������., Vancouver, a* C.  The news or the death of Miss Agnes  Cameron was received with sorrow on  Monday, May 13. Miss Cameron passed  away as St. Joseph's Hospital following an operation for apendlcltls.. She  was a native of Victoria, having been  feieweU������*y?:   ?i  cannot answer to  my conscience to  withhold the acknowledgement of  my Arm belief that  the ��������� medical pro-  reaalon la productive of vastly more  evil than good, and  were It absolutely  abolished mankind  would be infinitely  the gainer."  m_. js. tTMitacK  Mentallet  cures, without medicine or drees, any diaeaie of  mind snd body, if such is curable. Cbroolc and  r*>caU������lincurafaisspr������tfrr������d. If-nw eannet call  on the Profeieor. tbe best simple ramedlM will be  racommended br mail on reosipt of $1.00, er money  refunded- Advice on all matters by mail 12.80.  Call at 661 GranviHe St.     Phone Seymour 8112-L.  born tbere in 1873. She taught school  there and also in Vancouver, but the  greater part of her pedagogic work  was done in her home.  When she severed her connection  with'school work she devoted ber time  to travel and writing, chiefly in the  interests of B. C. Four years ago she  made a trip up Into the Arctic regions  on her return from which she wrote  "The Far North." Others of her well  known boohs are  "Vancouver's Isle  Outer Trail." ���������  For the last two years she has been  lecturing in Canada and tbe old country. Her last appearance In Vancou*  ver was last'November at the unveiling of the Oppenhetmer memorial*  when she spoke before the Woman's  Canadian Club.  NEWS IN BRIEF.  Prohibition of Any But Recognized  Banners.  Last week an ordinance was passed  by the Seattle council forbidding flags  other than recognized by the U. S government to be used. This ordinance  regulates the size o fthe flag (the  Stars and Stripes) which must lead all  parades. Banners and emblems of organizations if carried must assume a  secondary place and must bear letters  showing what organizations they 'represent. This law is the outcome of the  parade on May Day of the Socialists  and I. W. W. Would not a similar ordinance be a benefit to Vancouver?  "The New North,"  ot Dceams." "The  PREMIER M'BRIDE 18 PRE8ENTED  TO HIS MAJESTY, THE KING.  Premier McBride of British Columbia was the guest of Right Honorable Winston Churchill last week on  board H. M. S. Enchantress. On Saturday May 14 he was given a private  audience with King George, who  showed great interest and knowledge  of Canadian affairs and referred with  evident pleasure to his visit in B. C.  During "the day the Premier was  shown over the principal ships in the  Home Fleet.  pfemier McBride will sail on'his return home about the middle of May.  GENERAL EXODUS FROM OTTAWA  BY CABINET MINI8TER8.  Tuesday and Wednesday of this  week saw a general exodus of the  cabinet ministers! Right Hon. R. L.  Borden, accompanied by Mrs. Borden,  left for Toronto to be gone three or  four days and with him Hon. Dr. Reid,  Hon. W. T. W. White 1b already in  Toronto. Hon. J. D. Hazen has gone  to, St. John and Hon Geo. E. Foster  to Frederlekton. Hon. F. D. Monk has  left for Quebec and Hon. W. B. Nantel  with him. Hon. Frank Cochrane and  Hon Sam Hughes are In the Maritime  Provinces.  PROFIT PROM SEWAGE.  Son���������I could lift more than any man  in my class at college, dad.  Father���������Waal, son, s'poein* ye take  off yer coat an' see.if yer kin lift tb'  mortgage off th' old place we put on it  ter send ye thsr.  Oraduste of Detroit  Optical CoBege  The Best  Obtainable  i   i  A Bridge on Which You May Depend  G. W. grimMETT, Optometrist and Optician  To Mr. G. Grimmettl  Dear Sir:--      - Vancouver, B. C, April 29th, 1912  it is with pleasure I testify to the great satisfaction you have given me in the adjusting of glasses.  For some time reading became very difficult,  eyes painful both night and day. I feared the loss of  power to read. I consulted an occulist who seemed to  examine me well and prescribed! glasses. There was no  improvement. Since you gave me an examination and  fitted me with glasses the pain has left the eyes and I  can read at least two hours at a time without strain.  You are at liberty to use this as you please. J i^  Yours truly,  J, Savage.  1451 Fifth Avenue, West.  BANK  OF OTTAWA   BUILDING  Office 106, First Floor Phone Seymour 532  Office Hours:  9 to 12 a.m.t 1 to 5 p.m., Sat. 7 to s* p. m.  L l|  High Grade Cutlery  .^���������M  Genuine Joseph Rodgers, I. X. L. and Boker  Pocket Knives in hundreds of styles.     Table Cutlery, et o."    The above bra  are famous the world over for superior quality.  TISDALLS LIMITED  (Successors to Chas/E. Tisdall) 919-4390 Hasting* 9t., W4  London���������Last year the city of Bradford' made a profit of $150,000 from  grease recovered from its sewage, and  so great has been the success of the  machinery installed for this purpose  that $300,000 will be spent this year for  improvements on the plant. It is estimated that the new1 works will raise  the annual profits to $250,000. The  total sales of products recovered from  sewage last year amounted to $500,*  000. Besides the grease a market has  been found for the pressed cake wbicb  remains after the grease has been extracted and large quantities of this  have been exported to be used as fertilizers In France^ South America and  other foreign countries. During the  coal strike a number of local factories  used the cakes as fuel. At present  Bradford is the only city In the kingdom which derives a profit from its  sewage. Tbe works are the result of  ten years' experiment by City Sewage  Engineer Garfield. When the new  works are completed over one hundred  presses will be extracting grease from  the city sewage.  Vancouver may profit by the enterprise and experience of Bradford. Why.  waste, where economy, ingenuity and  scientific knowledge can turn the apparently worthless into useful articles  and money. Hundreds of tons of paper  are destroyed or left to fly about In the  wind in this city. Enterprise could save  it and convert it into money. Why  not?  **** I *** I'l rl 1111IIMH III * <������r*tH������������������H II1 1111 11H' l H"H  He Sees Best  Who foresees  the   consequence of eye neglect and  sees us in time to avoid ser-|  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.  Geci G. Bigger  Jeweller & Optician^  ! 143 listings Street, W.  i������ |, t4| ���������hM..1"1"M������I"T ���������|mM.iMm|ii1i Hi**tQHifi| ** *l'M"l"l'H'H* ********}  DEATH OF KING OF DENMARK  King Frederick VIII of Denmark,  brother of tbe Queen mother Alexandra, passed away, after a few months'  illness, at Hamburg. He waa born  at Copenhagen on June 3,1843, crowned king of Denmark, Jan. 30,1906 and  died May 15������1912.  The king who waa noted for his  Christian culture, was popular with his  people and the European countries. He  possessed many distinctions and Is  mourned by many millions.  "I say, old man, you've never return-  ed that umbrella I lent you last week."  VANCOUVER A NATIONAL POR1  On tbe return ot Hon 8am Hughe  Minister of Militia, to Halifax, he  given a complimentary dinner,  fn til  course of tbe fete he stated that VaJ  couver, Westminster and Prince R.|  pert will In the near future be  greatest porta and outlets tor the  tion on the Western Coast as Halite]  St. John, Quebec and Montreal are  the Eastern Coast.  '   Vancouver Is in the path ot transcoij  tinental growth and progress.  "What was tbe hardest study you  bad in college this year, my son?"  "Be reasonable, old man, Its been     "The football signals, dad."���������Yon)  raining ever since."���������Punch. I era Statesman.  We Would Recommend Our Best  Friend to buy these Wilton  Rugs  We know they are durable, worthy rugs that will give a good  account of themselves through the hardest wear. Tbey represent fuU  value for each and every price, and the patterns are the kinds that  tasteful people fall in love with.  Almost without exception these carpets adopt the so-called Ameri-%  can patterns���������they are not American carpets, and American patterns  are reproductions of Oriental���������Persian���������designs adapted to meet the  utilitarian need. The centres are filled with small conventional figures, sometimes arranged in the form of a medallion. The borders  are always well defined. These Wiltons are truly magnificent carpets,  suitable for living rooms, dining rooms and dens. Wonderful wearers,  easy to sweep and keep clean. Don't readily show dirt. Without a  doubt the best carpet investment any woman with a modest income  can make.  4.fix 7.6,  price $11.75 9.0x 9.0,  price $23.75  fi.:tx 9.0,  price $18.75 9.0x10.6,  price $27.50  9.0x12.0, price $30.00  Sample Axminster  Squares at Bargain Prices  3x3% yards, for    $24.75  3x4 yards, 'for $29.60  Buying these at these prices  bring you a saving of at least. 20  per cent. We paid that much  less as these squares are samples and only one of a kind.  They are a heavy grade and  promise great wear. Come in  two-tone green, green with plaiu  centre and floral border and a  combination fawn and red���������the  latter a very full allover floral  pattern. Only 12 altogether, so  you must be here in good time  to have the full selection.  Linoleum. 40c Sq. Yd.  We believe we sell more linoleum than all the other stores in  Vancouver put together, and  there is a" reason. Quality for  quality, we quote a lower price  than any other store, and we  certainly show at least six patterns to any other store's one.  For 40c a yard you can buy  splendid quality imported linoleums in heavy make in tile,  floral, mosaic and all the wanted  patterns.  Make Your Verandah  A   Living   Room  With Verandah  Blinds  Green and  Natural Brown  4 feet wide    50c 75c  6 feet wide......   90c       $1.00  8 feet wide $1.25       $1.50  10 feet wide. $1.75       $������00  All blinds have eight-foot drop.  Specially Priced Jap.  Matting Squares  Size 6x9, price $1.15  Size 9x9, price. $1.95  Size 9x10, price $2.25  Size 9x12, price  $2.75  The first size usually sells for  $1.45. The other bear corresponding reductions. Neat patterns.  One Instinctively Thinks of Spencer's if Baby  Carriages are Mentioned.  We bave had three carloads of baby buggies of one kind and another ln  since the 15th of February.   You would .expect buying on this scale to make t  prices light, and It does, too, for where else will ynu match these values?  SPECIAL COLLAPSIBLE GO-CART  AT $5.85���������It is not only well flinish-  ed and looks well, but it is strongly  and intelligently made so as to give  a woman the least possible trouble.  Has 10-inch wheels and barrel hubs  and half-Inch rubber tires. Hood  and sides are a very tough American  cloth. All steel parts finished in  black, except fork and wheels, which  are bright. We believe this is easily  the best car ever sold in Vancouver  at anything approaching the price.  Special price $5.85  ANOTHER GOOD ONE AT $8.75.  ���������This cart closes in one motion;  has adjustable back and foot; hood  sides and foot covered in black mo-  roccoline, black wheel guards, gold-  lined; 10-inch rubber tire wheels. A  handsome car and wonderful value.  Special at $8.75  ENGLISH STYLE BABY CARRIAGES  ���������Not collapsible, with coach springs  and sides, loose cushion seat in  American cloth, upholstered sides,  bellowsed hood, adjustable; finished  in black, green and brown.    Extra  special $14.76  COLLAPSIBLE' GO-CARTS���������In three  styles, metal parts finished in nickel  plate or black enamel with gold  lines. Superior go-carts in every  way  $11.75  ENGLISH STYLE PERAMBULATORS���������We have a very special car of  this style here. Has a nice roomy  body, finished in black enamel,  mounted on good carriage springs,  at  $14.25  ENGLISH    STYLE    WICKER    CARRIAGES���������With   the   large   backet-  work bodies and hoods; mounted on  finely   tempered   carriage   springs..  Beautiful cars.  SEMI - COLLAPSIBLE BABY CARRIAGES���������Wheels do not fold. Special at $3.95  EXTRA SPECIAL���������ENGLISH PERAMBULATORS���������Tomorrow on sale  at   ......... $19.75  AN EXCELLENT PERAMBULATOR  with coach springs, strap gearing,  bellowsed hood, upholstered sides;  finished in blue and green.  DAVID SPENCER, LIMITED

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