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 m. j im ���������    '..���������". i  ;:,;..  . ..._.���������. TlJ.,'fl"J. I;1?**'  M'l !!.*--.��������� !f|.1  -fSkdSF'H^ ^V awfir  ,   /  Myypyy^yyy  y:-yMyyxx^0$x -  y^yiyyy^&x-.  ������������������.������������������.��������� v.--5:.v^;Ss&&:.:"  Published in the Interests of  VOLUME IV  *i****:  H. H. Stevens, M.P., EprroR-in-Chief  S55  VANCOUVER*  iver and the Western People  COMMENTS ON LIVING TOPICS  By G. A. 0  Against the Tide  Hundreds of small merchants and business men  [in Vancouver are struggling "against the tide" of  [circumstances���������the ebb and flow of business in  | a rapidly growing city.   Moved by the local spirit  of enterprise and hope, these citizens with limited  capital have ventured to invest the savings of  rears only to find that "all is not gold that glit-  Iters."   In-the near future many of them Will fail  mless the people in their particular locality save  bhem by buying their family supplies in these  leighborhood stores.   To do so will not only save  the merchants but also benefit the buyers by boost-  jigtheir own section of the city, attracting pros-  sctive residents'and advancing property values,  say nothing of the gain in home dealing by saV-  ear fare, Valuable time and getting better  Ices.   ;. -   ., ',yy ,'��������� .���������'.:..''������������������'.:\ ��������� ,;,  :.,y Vanoonvar of the Itoure  Any man with a vision is more than convinced  ������t Vancouver is only in ita infancy.   Tomor-  the population wIU raaeh hundreds of thou-  js and in the not diatant futura from the Gulf  Georgia to New Westarinster will be crowded  th -reiadencee gnd, business houses even beyond  ' ^axdc^'^Qii^ ^^-if&>ll������ -.'aiJad^ tltet, FVauser. river  Ira the south.  Notwithstsndmg many mistakes in  ity foundation work our oflteiale are accomplish-/  og large thing*. In addition to tfood water/gas,  fleetr$eity,~ sewera, street' raatwlya and railroeda  re are now to have improved harbors, extensive  ;ks aad large elevators.   The right men are  jioming to the front etrd greet results are being  ealized.  Manaf*et*a**taf  .The almost total rim**** of faetoriea is truly  atriaing. In time pnttifwox**, bow aery������|t������n-  ive^will diminiah, with the result that thotaaanda  [f tfe common people on whom ye must *gp������4  9W     j^0**)M*t]9*J*9***99*t    ���������B^we^W*rw     wwf     y*yaS^B^r^Ea>jj*a>JS'^     W4E*B|    j/rmr  impelled to seek employment ejaewhet*:   Ntrw  the time to invite manufacturing wealth  ability to Vancouver.  It takes years tod**  slop factories up to tho point at profit.   Why  lueing our own from the raw material *W  rould not only give employment to the numerous  teads of families but lay the foundation of  realth-creating enterprises. Factories will come!  re coining! must come!  They are in our vision,  ^^���������-VT VWT    Ww"WM-rw*r"*PO*P  Among our assets none are more valuable than  (good morals.   Whatever fosters the development  >f strong moral qualities in our people tends to  [vigor, long life, happiness, stability and prosperity/; The cleaning up of Seattle has thrown hundreds of vile and worthless men and women into  [Vancouver, much to our injury and shame.   To  [offset this we should double our diligence.    Of  [evils, the Social Evil is the most to be feared.  I Against it the pulpits should create a vigorous,  i healthy sentiment, the police force should use; all  [resources to uproot and utterly destroy.   Its pres-  rence is a menace to health, virtue and domestic  security.  Ml PUY  Vancouver's Officials Renovators of Public Morals  The Briton's constitutional love of "fair play"  calls for the facts re our city officials and their  attitude toward the social evil. Dr. Spencer's  "open letter" in The World, and the Western Call  recently, was a vigorous and fearless arraignment  of Mayor Findlay and the Police Commissioners.  'If conditions are as bad as described therein,  then public sentiment should be aroused and all  forces marshalled against this most accursed and  dangerous enemy of our city and country. Silence  would be indefensible and would argue either  criminal indifference to social conditions or dis-'  honorable complicity in an abominable traffic in  virtue. But too much can be said, or the truth  , be told in a wrong way for best results. The other  I side should be heard and facts should be published  in sueh a way as not to attract undesirables to  Vancouver as a retreat for vicious men and wo-  [men.  Ministers of the Gospel are able exponents of  [the truth and unyielding friends of the things that  make a city truly great.   Their counsels have been  [courted by the wise in all lands nor can they be  [dispensed with, nevertheless the clergy, as a body,  ire genarlly impracticable in the application of  truth for the correction of popular evils that flourish under modern civilization.    They necessarily  Diave the ideal in mind as an objective.   To have  )ess would reduce their pulpit power and lower  the moraljone of the world.   They "fall down"  kvhen they expect their ideal to be at once realized  py a whole city or country.   The real conditions  ire so far from the clergyman's ideal that he is  infitted to dispassionately discuss the matter or to  fcorreet the evil.   His work is indispensable, but  |iis methods applied are often inadequate.   Public  )fficiahs are not all imbeciles nor are they moral  towards.   Not infrequently they are the peers of  linisters in education, moral integrity and devotion to the best interests of society.  In a recent interview with Mayor Findlay and  ?hief Chamberlain, the writer ascertained many  facts related to the cleaning up of Vancouver,  ^hus far in 1912 much has been done and larger  things are planned.   To reach the greatest possible  results some secrecy is necessary.    Plans megaphoned would invite defeat and failure.   Our city  [officials are not in league with criminals, nor do  OUR INDIAN ENURE  Columbia,  JUNE 21, 1912.  MY PLATFORM CONTINUED  siiBscim-IIW SI A VEAI  .-*fc'4*T<'*-<lL������H  ���������     ,*'-^i'-i������^*V*Afe_M���������  '>-ytzf:yyp^0^^l  IN ADVANCE  syyyyi<^ipt'-  Msga  '}yy0!&^m  if!*!  SOME NOTES ON AN EASTERN  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.Sc.)  Nov: :^yy^yyyy00Mm  tM&?yy������gy$%gk  ^^:yx-yyymM  im*?;- ��������� y'-yy^kym  One of those wonderful empire stories which the ������       (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.Sc.)  British Parliament hears was unfolded in the an- Aa before said, it is a poor policy to trump up  nual statement laid before the House of Commons a political platform on the eve of an election.   It  on the rJfairs of India.   This great dependency ������ **** J������tter to prepare one years ahead.   This  h.<. ���������uflrM.. io-* ��������������������� ���������������.~ K^a������ ;���������^���������������j k������ is what the ^vriter has undertaken to do.  Already  has, witfV^ie last ten yeaw been increased by ^ j Mje placed eraphagi8 on the necessity of having  the inchSion of new areas brought under the a Go|i Commission appointed as a permanent  Crown, so that today it represents 1% million body; the chief duty ot which would be to regulate  square miles, and a population of 315 millions. the price per ton of coal, beyond which the coal  India depends in the main upon agricultnre for dea*er*eould not pass,  her prosperity.   She is, therefore, at themerey of. X ;,>>!              Provincial Lands  the  weather.    Plentiful  rain  means  abundant The lands of the province of British Columbia  wealth for a year; drought brings famine and ������* ?#^extensive, but quite properly they have  abject poverty.   The Governmehrbf India is a -^OSfftl^.^^^S a^ ^a ���������*-.  ,^      .       *_;    -   ":. ���������    .    ������������������������������������"-��������� ^.           i Thejoest lands are put as the first, and the area  partner..m most of the enterprises of the people of th%e lands is quite limited    The valleys of  ���������in the railways and in the growing of crops and the pa-pvince are numerous, but they are narrow,  the ownership of land���������so that good rains mean Though numerous, and in many cases of goodly  successful and happy government under the Brit- length^ yet since they are narrow, the total extent  ish flag for all these millions of people. compared with the total area of the province is  But the striking thing about India is the edu- smalt I  cation of the people in manufactures and in the In addition, these districts are mostly taken up,  modern business methods of the: West.    They espeeipiy so in the southern half of the province,  have now 232 cotton factries, employing nearly Tnlaecond grade lands which are on the slopes  a quarter of a million people.   They have gone of tha| ranges and on the table lands, comprise  ahead even of Great Britain in co-operative soci- quiteKa considerable area and would give labor  eties for agriculture, so that now a million people and l#mes to a large number of people,  in India.are benefitted by.thu ad*rdrable business .^Mfc would furnish both farma and grazing  arrangement. distrltts of great value to the settlers and to the  The great problem of the immediate future for P^if-|j  India ia to make, good the loss of three million Jtam the third grade is the land of leas value,  pounde a year which she haa been in the habit of beiairnigher up the slopes, mora broken, of poorer  deriving front the sale of her opium to China, qnaJHy* and more difficult to farm, or use for the  Five yean ago thia waa a vast mduttry, still purfaeas of stock raising. ,  growing.   Bat we know the Story of the mm However, putting the three grades together,  which tUa Baneful drug was' working in China, .this j^ovince has an immense area of agrieutural,  and of the aplendid stand made by the Chinese in h***tici*ltural and grazing landa, far beyond the  fighting against it   The people of India have pawaraof the moat expert and optimistic to fully  no>������^ raaMssded to the call for the supMeseiqe slmaajjaii.  of th������twla������ and are swiftly exterminating thai* ��������� :vK������#������*hat I wish to make clear to the reader at  traAe in the sb-ogi but they have to nnd a .aaw,- tsk Mint is this: The government of thia country  industry to take Ita place, and make up the last; w*afi|-*nake certain provisions for the more ready  sfravtnne. ma of these areas .  India hat still much to learn of the West, but yl know quite well that the pres-nt fovernment  in this great national movement against opium it. honestly and sincerely trying to come at the  aha ia to teach the rest of the world how a hurtful bant plan or plans of bringing the settler into easy  trade can he suppressed, ajp a legitimate industry tejgeh with sueh landa as he may require for bona  established in ita plane.  ~r                 ,������������-,**������. ���������#/^gW-               ::i- ���������::^-^*-'  they contemplate the indefinite continuance of ***** thJ:Pw������������t time several methoda ajfc under  prostitntion in any section of the city. Alexander eogSf?JKL. A. tu    .     .. #         '.     .-,' ���������  Street is left in a measure of rest as a means to *+ere .���������".some of the plans that come to mind as  the final elimination of the whole system of car- 80011 Jjf * *������������W8.ves a Uttle thought to the matter:  naUty that attempts to fasten on the vitals of our *8t;The Government might arrange to lend money  body politic.   Other Pacific coast cities farther a* a i������w MJ������ of Merest, so as to save the crippling  south are infinitely worse in morals than Vancou- e,Fe?t8 of,the. U8������������l hJ*h ro*e* fbargedV by com-  ver.   Recent investigations by our police encour- P8n,e8 ������nd Private lenders.  By the aid of the gov-  age them in their efforts to renovate and keep wninent, money could be had for the use of the  clean this rapidly growing young city. o?etusI farraer{.garde,ier' *nd '*?cher a* ?om five  In giving <rhonor to whom honor is due," Mayor Jo five and a half per cent.   This would be a real  Findlay and Chief Chamberlin should be credited b!eB8>n������ compared with the usual charges of from  with many things which show them allies of the W5J *������ *J?lve Per cen*- .    . Ui ^ ���������  clergy and successful renovators of society. Don't :??��������� .lne Kove"������ment "������*W find a means by  handicap them by discrediting their ability or w^e'?' "! fe.rta,n districts the rough clearing of  their moral soundness. eer{am d,8i���������*8 ������ould be don.e at a ������08* ������* perhaps  After careful selection two lady moraUty offi- as ,ow "8*150.00 per acre, instead of $500.00 or  eers have been appointed for the city.   This is a more' as happens too often when the mdmdual  valuable addition to the moral forces of Van- own.ep "forced to face and carry through the  couver.   Special detectives are employed, rooming work ������' ^?m?1_!,M ?wn. clea"n8-   I������ case the gov-  houses are under inspection, several notorious tLnTn; u       * e!?ar,n?' t!le i08* ������ould1>e made  cafes have been called to account and cleaned up. ^V*1��������� eharg,e a������������,n8tthe tends and the interest  Arrests, convictions and penalties imposed dem- -be 0fi*ed a*as ,ow a rate ������s P?8sible.  onstrate that the executive of the city is alive and .drd-    lhe government might go further and  working for the city's renovation.    Much more ������iye a more perfect help.   It might cut the lands  would be accomplished if prison penalties were -mo Wockg ot five, ten, twenty and forty acres ac-  possible and criminal lawyers were drowned in cording to the nature of the soil, the location, the  the deep sea, for they are often barriers in the mate"al best adapted for growth and other cir-  way of law and order instead of helps. cuinslanees.   \arying areas of these bloeks could  We here append a few facts from the police ������e cleared.   A comfortable house might be erected  records which prove that prostitutes and their Jhc*,eon.������������ld thus when the settler took posssssion  supporters are not left to themselves.   Thus far ll0 e,ou d aJ' ������"ee1 ,nak; a I|V1������?-   In t,lis w-*y be  in 1912 about 24 undesirables have been deported, W0ll1,.d be a'),e,to ''?,d for special use and need, the  or dismissed under promise not to return to Van- smaH ,non,es bo might bring with him on entering  couver.    A total of  128  prostitutes   and   their \ Uw *-m^try.   U<> ������ould get the lands m just such  friends have been arrested and convicted. ar<!a? J,s ,!e rwl������'j;ed, and in turn he would pay a  Month             Keepers Inmates Frequenters Totals ,ow "-*������������*������������������<��������������� the capital expended by the gov-  January      6           M               6               15 e���������'������(-nt, and as lime passed he could pay off the  February     9               3               1               13 whole debt.   Here then is a simple and plain plan,  March yyZ'Z. 14             U               2              27 eH*}}>' adoPtcd-   ,  April      8              38                ]                47 4t"'1-    J erhaps hero is a proposition that would  Mav   """        8             11               4              23 not ')G so read''v accepted by the average reader,  *  Jime  thiis"far  gives  evidence  of  activity  in and would  hcr ^ttler     It  is simple  and easily  handling the undesirables under present consider- understood.    It has the best elements of safety  ation ano Permanei-ee.  We extend the right hand of fellowship to the . .SuPPOse the government set aside a goodly dis-  Good Oovernment League and kindred organiza- tnet ������t J*nds ot the three grades, m juxtaposition,  tions, but insist on "fair play." as e.ould be done- ��������� Suppose these lands were cut  up into blocks ot from five acres up to not more  CREATED A KNIGHT. than forty acres for the best areas, and for the  Hon. Richard McBride. LL. B., M. L. A., made second grade of not more than eighty acres, and  Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael ot' 1.lie third grade of not more than a quarter  and St. John by King George V., is a native of section.  British Columbia, having been born in New West- . Suppose the government cleared a certain work-  minster December 15. 3870. He is the son ol '*n������ percentage of these areas and built thereon  Arthur H. and Mary McBride. suitable dwellings, aud made such provision that  He    attended    tiie    New    Westminster    High tnf; settler could begin work at once and receive a  Schools, then completed his general education in return the first year.    Further suppose that the  Dalhousie University, Halifax. N. S., with great government would rent out these lands at .say six  distinction, graduating in 1890.    In July, 1892. Per cent interest, without  giving the option of  lie was called to the bar.    In 1902 Mr. McBride purchase.    Let those holdings always remain the  was elected as leader of the Conservatives in Brit- property of the government, that is of the whole  ish Columbia.   On June 1, 1903. he became Prime people.    The six per cent would be cheap money  Minister of the Province, which honor he still as a rental against the lands.    This six per cent  carries to the great credit of his constituency and would give back the interest paid by the govern-  the Province. ment and in due time the capital as well.   Hence  British Columbia appreciates the great honor from the standpoint of the government the fund  conferred   upon one of   her most   distinguished would increase as time passed by, and pay well,  sons.     This act of  the King will help bind the From the standpoint of the holders of these  Province to the heart of the Empire, and will also small farms there would be no initial cost; and  stimulate our youth to faithful service and loyalty ������nly a small annuai charge in the form of rent,  to the Crown.                                                     "     * Let us suppose a case of values.   Take a ten acre  ,   .     . . ��������� '.'v.V*A������*srlV  i' :->,-������������������'..: .���������.'-::>,i-.--s-.'-*.*5Sj  iC:--.   .'.���������.'-.���������..���������K-i.v'-a^-Jf'iSs  yy>zywm$m  y'y]y:mf^M^  ���������������������������yyCMmmtixm  *������������������ '���������> '��������� ���������   /���������.,;: ���������>,,*-^"-lii*^'-vWc?'sT  '.':��������� ���������;���������"'���������. -\x-Vilfytrj%$iM  i.yyy^:y^M  '���������'  '."'���������.���������.���������'.'.-i:?-:X*Bffll  Port McW icoU  What Fort William is to the Canadian Paciflo  Railway Company, on Lake Superior, Port Mc-  Nicoll will be to that Company on the Georgian  Bay. This Company haa removed its chief interests and its steamers from Owen Sound, and  has begun to concentrate at the new port, luaad  after one of the C. P. R. magnates, Mr. McNieolL  Already there is an elevator completed which  holds 2,500,000 bushels.   Another is under way;  and when finished the two will contain 5,000.000  bushels of grain.  But thia ia only one-third of tha  ,     _?.._  plans being put into concrete form.   The eilw**^yyyy^������m  capacity will be 15,000,000 bushels and. so'far.; ���������.".';;���������  as I can recall, it will be the largest elevator      '  the word.    Furthermore, the wharf,. pier\-onKi������-q:iv^^p|^  warehouse improvements are'on ^atatotamaaaW^-p^  x%m$m  ':y  i^m  :xiim  :Wit>0  :$j. :vn&.  Wmgm  ��������� yz&pit  lit  ���������xyynm  vfcci  ������������������&:  ���������r-yy/'i-  In tact, ere many years, Port McNieoll will be i  of Ontario's most progressive ciUes.   Tlim. te oao  of the urban signs of Canada's great growth.,  ���������   :���������    IW Wllllsm.Saa4  .   These two- cities are "destined^to^oee^^^on^  . powerful; populous and wealthy city;:;TW?vmfi������*%  railway interests converging there, and 'the steam- -���������;^���������S-:5^^p  ship business stone, must give sn enormous trade   '       ^'--''������������������"^--  to this twin city for all time to come..  Then there ia a good country around which will  add much natural wealth of the soil, the mine and  timber. There ia within economic reach auffident  water power to furnish light, heat, traction and  power for a very lafge city.  Already the citizens are opening their eyes to  the larger urban and national vision. Tha publie  men, the leaden of thought and the moat enterprising of the citiaena are alnady big whh large  schemes and prophecies of a mighty future. An  they think and dream, ao shall H be.,:  ������������������^---.'^tlgi-ftrfrt  There are ao many and aU so full of pi*omiaa  that one dares not attempt to specify. However,  among the oojjOiig great centres which I have bad  tairly exact IrnoaJtedge ot lately, ^^.efn^kte^v: ��������� yymm  ing:.: Winnipeg, Portage la Prah-ie. Brandon, fte- :; yy. yy:M0^  gina, Medicine Pat, \^o*m^*'C***l^  ��������� .ton and some others J ���������ha?o*������n|;viajt^  >;..,AU those \%*y*M .9*;--9iw  this hi not all- ISneht one of tbem Ifo m lrPr;^  practical schemes for lighting, and power whieh  may be utilized for the various factories tbat are  already springing up, and for those sure to follow.;  Go to any of these prairie centres, and study  closely the conditions. Several things must strike  an average observer. The people are full of optimism. They have faith in themselves and in their  country. They are planning to do great things.  The public-spirited portion of each city is indeed  very large. The very qualities of the business  houses and other buildings indicate that the citizens are moved to their daily undertakings by a  spirit of enterprise. And this spirit is seizing the  population of Canada, perhaps as no other people  on earth have been affected in the past.  British Columbia  On arrival in this wonderful province, one is at. ^  once possessed of a notion of vastness and varied  wealth, beyond what he can discover in any of  the other splendid Canadian provinces. Our own  people are as yet unable to fully take in the situation. In truth, our present grasp of the near  future is but a pigmy compared with a huge giant.  And in British Columbia we can surely begin  to see that the City of Vancouver concentrates *-*������������������������  and conserves more chances for wealth, influence,  power, opportunity, and individual success than  any other part of this wonderful province. Once  again, I must say that all those who may be in  temporary doubt, and who may be somewhat  driven by circumstances of a sort not favorable,  should hold firm to hope and faith in final success.  -r:H--  Right. Hon. R. L. Borden, who has gone to Halifax, N. S., on important business, is proving his  great ability and his fitness for the responsibilities  of his high office as Premier of the Dominion of  Canada. Like our own Premier, Sir Richard  McBride. arid Attorney-General Bowser, he has  the true statesman instinct, and rises by virtue of  his recognized worth and innate ability.  Much favors which God giveth us ravel out  for want of hemming, through our own unthank-  fulness; for though prayer purchaseth bl-ssings.  giving praise doth keep the quiet possession of  them.���������Thomas Fuller.  block. Put it at a value of $3,000.00 when ready  for use as above. The rent or would pay as rent  .$180.00 per year perpetually. This would be a  great saving over any plan that a poor man could  adopt in trying to get land for himself, and of  ���������which ho would he tiie owner.  Not only would it be an annual and therefore a  perpetual money gain to the settler and his successors, hut it would be a home in the truest  sense. No mortgage could be put on it. and therefore th<v holder never could lose his home through  debt. All required from him and his successors  would he to use the land and pay the annual rent  of $180.0C - year.  For the present this is outline enough to set us  thinking on this important matter. These, or some  of these plans, must go into my platform for the  next political campaign and provincial election.  In the meantime we shall watch and see what  the government will do. and what the opposition  will propose. These above schemes are at least  fairly dSnite and easily comprehendd. TNtf TTF.STERN CALL.  First Installment of Nevf Serial Story Next  The   first  Christiau   Church   meets *4r4r*4r*************4"'"'"ln,Hr4r*  temporarily in Grandview Hall on Commercial Drive between Grant and Bis.  morkSts. Bible School at 10:00 a. m.,  A. H. Guy, Supt. Preaching services  at 11:00 and 7:30. Themes for June 23,  morning;, "The Inspiration of the Scriptures," evening, "The Joys of the  Christian Life." M. M. Moss, minister.  Residence, 1250 Uth Avenue, East.  CARNEGIE BRANCH  LIBRARIES  OPENED  Pour branches of the Carnegie Public Library opened In different parts  of Vancouver ln order to accommodate  citizens who live too far from the main  library to get books conveniently.  About 1200 books are I neach branch  library and this number will be increased as time passes.  As It was thought best to open the  branches In drag stores as this way  seemed to work well In other cities  where it had been tried.  .-��������� The branches are at English Bay,  corner Denman and Nelson streets;  Kitsilano, corner Fourth avenue and  Tew street; Fairview, corner ot Broadway and Heather street; Grandview,  corner .Commercial drive and Third  avenue.  **K"H**>*4**>->*}^^*W~J^**M-i^^****H**5**  t  I GOOD ROADS CONTEST  Under Auspices of the  Canadian  Highway  Association,  Westminster, B. C.      Children's Views on Roads.  District Fire Alarms  ���������'iti iff* ������** *li i% ifi ������S* *%*?��������� A ������t������ st" *t������ ***������ **������ all ���������?��������� i?i it i ig* ifnti ill st* ill  Many an adult called upon to prepare  a thesis on "What Good Roads Mean to  Canada" would find himself nonplussed. He would know, perhapB, in a  vague indefinite way that Good Roads  would mean much for this country, that  it would make for its betterment socially, Its advancement commercially,  and ita rapid development. He would  understand that Good Roads would  bring ln a large influx of tourists, and  decrease the cost of living. But if requested to states these facta in a  clear, logical manner, and to draw deductions and conclusions therefrom,  the average man would confeBB bis inability to prepare a satisfactory paper.  And yet this Is just what nearly  five hundred of Canada's school children have done. The Canadian Highway Association, some time ago, offered valuable prizes for the best essays on "What Good Roads Mean to  Canada."  101���������-Heap's Mill. Powell 8trest  ia���������������-Burns' Abattoir,  las���������Powell sad Woodland.  -ISTr-Pander and Salsbury.  MS���������Oxford and Templeton.  iaa   Vernon and Powell.  1ST���������Salisbury and Powell.  ISO���������Hastings and Victoria Drive,  101���������Powell and   Raymur. Sugar  finery.  140���������Hastings and Vernon.  14f*p>Haatltig*.and Lakewood.  lSl���������PoweU aid Baton.  SIS'' Oravley and Park.  S14���������Fourth and Park. -  SIS- Graveley and Woodland.  StsVCharlM and Clark.  SlT**-������WllIlams and Woodland.  SUN-Parker and Pork. ,...  aw���������Venables and Cotton.  ��������� -Venables and Clark.  ������������������Campbell and Harris..   -Harris and Woodland.  SSS , jhicond and Park Drive.  I���������-Winiam and Pork Drive.  -mamwkand Park Drlvo.  -rrklrd adn mJUsaa.  end victor's.  **v***v********4f*********v  GOLD MEDAL E83AY.  "What Good Roads Mean to Canada."  Tbe Carthaginians were the first  people to makes systematic practice of  road-building, but no nation derived  so many various benents as that of  Rome. Great and wonderful are tbe  monuments that perpetuate the name  of Rome and everything connected with  it, but none are so famous as her  roads. Rome's military, commercial,  and imperial success was due, primarily, to her splendid system of highways, the rettes of which extendi,(rom  the Pillars of Hercules to the Temple  of Jerusalem. But the Roman road-  makers have a far more Important lesson for Canada. The world will, for all  time, remember the message of Christ,  which was delivered to humanity  through the medium of Roman roads.  There are thousands of people existing  in hamlets scattered throughout Can-  This inducement to the children to ada, who are awaiting religious in-  study the question of better roads is struction. They will not emerge from  commendable in every way, and it ia their semi-barbarous state until the  gratifying that this first propaganda!"Good RoadB Movement" has won its  among the young people has met with way into every nook of this new coun-  The Epworth league of the Grand-  view Methodist church picnicked at  Stanley Park last Monday evening.  Revs. R. F. Stillman of Grandview  Methodist church and N. W. Powell  of Kitsilano exchanged ���������;��������� pulpits last  Sunday morning.  VANCOUVER'S BUILDING PERMITS  In the absence of Rev. R. P. Still-  man Rev. Geo. A. Odium will occupy  the pulpit in the Grandview Methodist  church next Sunday morning and evening.  Grandview is having a fair share of  the extensive Improvements now in  progress���������our city streets are being  graded, paved and otherwise improved  and sewers are being constructed with  gratifying speed.  Building Inspector Jarrett enthusiastically prophesies that the city will  reach the twenty million dollar mark  before next New Year's day. The  building permits have already passed  the seven million dollar mark. *  IU-  '"������������������-J N*^V^-**?V*'"^.  m m i  \mm������mmm **9*m%* tffl  Followlnf Is tue list of fairs:  Arrow Lakes���������October 4.5.  Alburn!���������September 18.  Annai**ma>-October W-17.  **iH*o^tlom-^Ptember 28.  pell* Coola���������October W,  , Cowlcban���������September 20-21.  Comox���������October 3.  Coquitlam--September 21.  Cbllltwock���������September 19-20.  Central Park���������September 12-13.  Cronbrook���������September 18-19.  Delta���������September 20-21.  Grand Forks���������Sept. 26-27.  Greenwood���������September 30.  Golden���������-September 24-25.  Islands���������-September 18.    t  *   iCent���������-September 12-13.  Kamloops���������September 18-20.  Kelowna���������September 26-27.  Ksslo���������October 15.  l*ngley���������September 25.  Mission���������September 24-25.  Maple Ridge���������Sept. 25-26.  Matsqul���������September 26-27.  Nanalmo���������September 17-19.  N. and S. Saanich���������Oct. 4-5.  Nicola���������September 25.  North Vancouver���������Sept 7.  New Westminster���������Oct 4-5.  Nelson���������September 23-25.  New Denver���������October 2.  Penticton���������September 29.  Revelstoke���������October 8-10.  Richmond���������September 25-26.  Sbawnlgan���������September 18.  8almon Arm���������Sept. 27, 28.  Summerland���������October 30, 31.  8urrey���������September 24.  Trail���������September 25-26.  Vernon���������October 23, 24.  Vancouver���������August 10-17.  Windermere���������Sept. 20-21.  Victoria,    (provincial    exhibition-  September 24-28.  such signal success.  In their report, the judges mention  the thoroughness with which the chil-  try.  The attendance to  the rural meeting place Is diminishing; the attend-  dren treated the subject, and instance ance to the school house is dwindling;  the stress the children placed upont friendship'is being severed with the  the social aspect. Canada, perhaps  unconsciously, is striving for a higher  moral plane, and the children recognize the factor that Good Roads would  be In this. The boy of today Is the  man-of tomorrow. Because of thia  study of the question In their youth,  they will have a truer, clearer knowledge of conditions than could otherwise have been the case, and the result ot their study In 1912 will make  for tne benefit and the betterment of  tbelr communities ten or twenty years  hence.  TORONTO YOlrTH 99t*  ���������---'���������:  CANADIAN HIGHWAY MEDAL  First Prist for Good Beads Essay is  Won b> a. cismsn���������Woffmlnstar  Soy ascend; Two 3rd PHsss.  After an exhaustive examination lasting over two weeks the judges selected to award the prizes in the Canadian  Highway Association Essay Competition on "What Good Roads Mean to  Canada," nave today submitted the report to President W. J. Kerr, donor ot  tbe gold, silver gilt and silver medals.  neighbour living a short distance away  and with the person to whom you  regularly send a letter; and the village preacher is being discouraged.  What Is the reason for this? Impassable roads and nothing else. Country  communities are not golpg to wade  through mud to past a letter, to go to  school, to go to church, or to visit a  friend, neither will they suffer their  horses to attempt It They will1 not  be pestered with doctor's bills because  the road U transformed Into a "quagmire. Rural inhabitants are being  degraded educationally, socially and  morally. Country folk are not mlgrat-  tol to cities b������eaua> tb������y dosjoo-tffc*  rural life, but because the roadB, if  they may be called so. are Impassable.  These people are Intelligent enough to  see tbat all the discomfort and prevention of social enjoyment ts due to  the lack of good^roads. Here lies the  greatest lesson of the Roman road-  builders. Yon cannot estimate in dollars and cents the national loss entailed by the constant withdrawal of  labour from farms, and hy the fading  of tbe influence of tbe character-building institutions of the country.    '  jiushnell, a great American thinker,  Messrs. E. H. Heaps, E. Odium and  Secretary Blair are the delegates of  the Vancouver Board of Trade to the  Panama Convention to be bell in Calgary June 28-29. They will leave this  city June 26.  The winner of the first prize is S. says: "If new Ideaa are abroad, new  Cleman, of 262 Major Street, Toronto, j hopes arising, you will see it by the  whose paper is exceptionally good for wads that are building.'  THE   BORDER   TAILOR  Removing  To next Johnson & Bell's  Monday, June 10th  REMOVAL SALE  Ladies' $35 suits at    -       -      -      $30  Gents'$30 suits at $25  Inspection invited.  CEDAR COTTAGE  Right where the car ston3.  g-ggeg-g mamgss**maassessss  s boy under eighteen. The second  prize winner is Albert Watson (17) of  New Westminster. David Tevlotdale  (14) 32 Bellamy Street, Edmonton, and  Christine Lanoville (under eighteen)  ot South Vancouver, tied for third  place, and will each receive a silver  medal. Next ln order of merit came  Mable Eyres (15) 860 Grosvenor Ave.,  Winnipeg; Gladys Guild (14) 529 Sinclair St., Edmonton; Leonard Murchl-  son (16) Harriston, Ont; Velma Welch  (16) 842 7th Ave. West Vancouver,  IB. C; Bessie Fraser (15) 264 Eleventh  St., Edmonton, E. Stanley Scott (16)  1418 25th St., Edmonton, Alta.; Annie  Shore (15) North Vancouver, B. C.  The interest taken in the competition exceeded all expectations, no less  than 462 essays being received from  Canada, and quite a number from  England, including nine from the Park  Street School, Brighton.  The judges were Messrs. J. W. Cunningham, B.A., editor of the British  Columbian, a graduate of Toronto University and for several years teacher  in Ontario schools; Mr. Charles A.  Sutherland, a newspaperman of many  yearB experience, and P. W. Luce.  In addition to the medals. President  W. J. Kerr announced some time ago  tbat he would give a silver souvenir  pin to every entrant whose essay attained a certain standard of merit.  Seventy of these pins will be awarded,  including one to tbe youngest essayist,  Master Thomas Bird, who has seen  nine summers on the west coast of  Vancouver Island.  Alex   Crawford  LADIES TAILOR  1015 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Imported Suiting  in Bine. Grey and Brows  lined with Skinner*, Guaranteed Satia;  st $40 per nit.  List of Vancouver students that received honors in the contest are here  given.    Of these Gordon Heal is a  "Western Call" boy:  Fred Fergeson, 1620 Park Drive;  Gordon Heal, 104 Lansdowne Ave. E.;  Robert Matthew, 1522 Salsbury Drive;  Dorothy Singer, 1513 Salsbury Drive,  and Velnia Welch, 842 7th Ave* West,  of Vancouver, submitted the best essays from this city, and each wili receive a silver souvenir pin as a reward. Twenty-eight essays were received from Vancouver.  Simultaneously with the movement for the need  ot good roads artees one far-reaching  idea, even more profound than the  enhancing of land values. It is the  social betterment by which Canada is  playing a distinguished part in the uplift of the world.  Now we turn to the meaning of  roads in the economic sphere. Is It a  good business policy? Canada's manufacturers, men of commerce and business admit tbat Canada needs such a  policy, but because they cannot see any  solid, unrestricted and available gain  that would accrue, tbey, don't care.  The cost of a breakfast roll would be  trifling did tt not cost the farmer eighteen cents a bushel more to transport  wheat nine miles to a railway station  than It did from Slew York to Liverpool, a distance of three thousand one  hundred miles. The cost of a boiled  egg is the payment of transportation  from the lien to the household. The  intrinsic value Of the egg is a mere  trifle compared with the expense of  carriage through two feet of mud.  Over the deep-rutted roads, as they  exist at present, farmer1 can haul, on  aa average, six hundred pounds in  'five hours with two horses. If good  roads were constructed, however, it  has been calculated that one horse  could draw twelve hundred pounds and  more in two hours. Not only would  the farmer save time, conserve his energies, make better use of his vehicle  and horses and thereby save money,  but "the consumer, too, would receive  his needs at lower prices. And as  Canada's agricultural production is an-,  nually increasing by leaps and bounds,  a greater proportion of money would  be saved by all classes of people year  by year; and, probably, the high cost  of living in the urban districts would  recede to the normal..  "It costs the average Canadian farmer two dollars a ton "to haul bis produce to the market town, to the railway  station or lake port. It is known that  the production of field crops alone  amounts to about 40,000,000 tons a  year. It would be moderate to estimate that 25,000,000 of this tonnage  is hauled over roads, one way or, another; so we have $50,000,000 as cost  of teaming field crops by the farmers.  This cost-could be reduced if we  had first-class roads, to $20,000,000, a  saving of 60 per cent, leaving $30,000,-  000 as a saving on one class of product  alone."  The building of good roads would  increase the value of taxable lands not  only in the vicinity, but also in the  most remote parts. Stupendous  amounts could be collected in taxes  and the assets of the.nation as well  as the landlord would increase. NeW  towns would spring up; new railway  branches would be.built; and Canada  would be settled and developed at a  miraculous rate.  Our convicts could be. profitably employed building roads. Of course, it is  useless to have them constructed unlets carried-on in a systematic and  scientific way. The roads must be  "graded, topped and rolled." They  should be constructed so tlfat water  will quickly drain oft and so that the  greatest applied pressure will not force  upon the foundation and cause mud to  ooze up and ruts to be renewed.  ^*wii**ciaimc^  tonee by reducing the time of travel.  They would give rise to a further exploration of sparselw settled districts  aad would result In the discovery and  shipping of more mineral and timber  wealth.  I feel confident that smooth, hard  roads would mean more to Canada  than any other project. I believe that  a remarkable awakening, a renaissance  would take place. The economic and  national advantages that would ensue  are Incalculable. The energetic settlement and development of Canada  would swell tbe treasury and the country would enjoy an era of prosperity  unequalled In Its history. Good, roads  In Canada would mean a higher standard of citizenship; a people pervaded  by education and good morals; and  a better understanding and a mutual  sympathy between the diverse peoples in the Dominion.  S. CIEMAN.  ' 262 Major Street,  Toronto, Ont  PELL THROUGH   8KYLIGHT  L. A. VanHorne who was staying at  the Stanley Hotel, retired to his room  about 10 o'clock Wednesday evening.  About half an hour later the guests at  the hotel were startled to hear a crash  in the baflk next door.  Th|nklnT the noise was caused by  robbers they called two detectives to  the rescue. The detectives tried to  find the bank officials but failed, so by  the aid .of a rope they were lowered  through the skylight to the bank floor  where they found Van Home who had  climbed out of his wondow and stepped  was no bylaw under which the procedure might be taken. Councillor. Marshall offered a suggestion that the residents be merely requested to refrain  from using their sprinklers. "In their  own interests they will respect this  request," he declared.  A resolution was finally-passed forbidding the sprinkling of lawns except  between the houro of 7 and 9 ln the  evening. Any violation of this rule to  be.punishable by cutting off the offender's water supply.  LADIE8  BLAME VOLCANO  Clothes Hung Out to Dry Last Monday  Rotted by Palling Ashes  Mr. E. B. Cale of East Burnaby reports that one effect of sulphuric add  in the volcanic dust or ashes from the  recent eruption of the Katmal vocano  in Alaska, were far-reaching. His wife  had a number of white shirt waists-  j ...       v ������.      ,   i, *.<.'  . ii.      out on the line.   When she took them  on and through the skylight, falling ,n and_,gtarted to Ir(m them they dis-  about 25 feet  Van Home was removed to the hospital where he was said not to be  fatally injured.  FORBID WATERING OF  POINT GREY LAWNS  Kerrisdale, Point Grey.���������That the  shortage of water is still serious, in  spite of the recent heavy rain, was the  report of water superintendent J. H.  Fortune to the Point Grey council last  Tuesday night  To reduce the amount of water used,  Councillor Richardson advocated that  the use of lawn sprinklers be forbidden  and that any violation of this be punishable by fine. , Reeves Harvey was  doubtful whether such an action would  be legal.   He pointed out that there  solved" under the Iron like the black,  residum of a sheet of burned paper.  She was thinking of demanding an explanation from the store from which  she had purchased them, when she  learned that Mrs. Frank, a neighbor,  had had a similar experience.  Enquiry showed that four other ladles' whb had put their white goods  dut on the line on Monday hod oil had  the same experience. The only .explanation is' that the sulphur-impregnated dust from the volcano did the  damage. '. 'v  Passengei^-Wny are we op late?,  Quart���������Well sir, the train in fcront  was behind, and this train was behind  before besides.���������Punch.     yy~  St  ���������******4������ia i************** ************ *************%  \ Your Attention for a Moment  >    ' ' ^ ���������- .-. .-'���������: .'. ���������yyJy-, .���������'���������">^";:'.  ��������� Wecaw:the4aj$^  JnGrorwWew.  Just Ring Seymour 8691  : A^45wewiU4o the rest. You will fiiuj ow price right. ;:  Our Spring Stock t)f  ; JJOES, JtAKES, FORKS, MOWERS and SflPARS  Js now in, so that we are now in a position  to ffl yourrequirements.    ,  I7I4-I7I6 Park Drive      Phone: Seymour 8691  PROGRAM  FOR   A  DELIGHTFUL  LIFE  The following noble schedule is by  Rev. Charles M. Sheldon:  1. I will try to do God's will every  day.  2. I will try to see the good in the  world and in my neighbor.  3. I will not worry over matters I  cannot help, and over those I can help  I do not need to worry.  4. I will keep my mind and heart in  touch with the great things of tbe universe.  5. I will learn to enjoy the free gifts  of God to men, like nature and the  ! facts of physical powers.  6. I will learn to prize all my human  friendships.  7. I will help some one to a happier  life every day.  8. I will magnify my place in the  kingdom of God.  9. I will enjoy the friendship of  Christ as my Redeemer and Brother.  "Hope thou In God."  "Rejoice in the Lord alwyas."  , . u..,.     w m -*   ������.. '> Branch: -JOYCE RP., Collingwoixt p.     'tim'H  It Is hinted from Washington that  J  the foreign trade of the United States | **************************  ***********************  in the fiscal year closing June 30 will  again break all records.  Imports seem  likely  to  approximate  $1,600,000,000,  exceeding by between $40,000,000 and  $50,000,000 the high record import year  T3>jb, when the total was $1,557,000-  1000.   Exports seem likely to approximate $2,209,000,000,    or about $150,-  000,000 more than those of the previous high record of $2,049,000,000 made  in the fiscal year 1911.   TheBe figures  ought to give the Fourth of July orators a chance to spread-eagle themselves and Uncle Sam.  11  ***  VEINS CURED  99- NO NAMES USED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT.  Confined to His Homo for Weeks.  'Vea**y*mrlb*Kr*<m*&**liu<neande-/nta fatxrofht on  Varicose Vein*. Wben I worked bard tbe aching would become  severe and I was often lata up for a week at a-tuna. My family  physician told me sn operation was my only hope���������but I dreaded it.   .. they wanted was my  I commenced to look upon all doctors at little better than  I tried several ���������peclalUts, but toon found out  money.  * *"      " " "   "  rogues.  I told him m;  Kennedy, ail   they were square snd eUUfuL I wrote the-ri and got Tax Nnr  Method Tbeathe-jt. My progress was somewhat slow snd during  the first month's treatment I was somewhat discouraged. However,  I continued treatment for three months longer and was re-rarded  with a complete cure. Icou'd only earn 911 a week in a machine  shop before treatment, now 1 prn earning 091 and never loose a day.  I wish ail sufferers knew of your valuable treatment.   HENBYC. LOCUST.  HAS YOUR BLOOD BEEN  DISEASED?  BLOOD POISONS are the most prevalent and most serious disease*. They sap the  very life blood of the victim and unless entirely eradicated f rem tho system will cause  serious complications. Beware of Mercury. It may suppress the symptoms���������our NEW  METHOD cures aU blood disease*.  YOUNG OR MIDDLE AGED MEK.���������Improdent acts or later excesses have broken  down your system. You feel the symptoms stealing over you. Mentally, phjsicaily and  vitaUyyouarenc/tthemanyouufHdtobeorshouldbe. 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ENTWISTLE, Alta.���������The, proposed  downtown station ot the C.N.R. on the  east bank of the Pembina itiver and  within easy access of every part of  LARGE INVESTMENTS AT CANORA.  CANOKA, Saak.���������Evidence of Can-  bra's progress as a distributing centre  Is found In the fact that numerous  manufacturing concerns have within  the past few weeks selected this town  Entwistle is regarded here as the de- M headquarters for the Provinces of  clsive settlement of a long agitated Saskatchewan and Alberta.   Consider-  (Animals know our  Supplies  [Hay, Grain  and Feed  'wltry Supplies oi Every Kind  question. That the G.T.P. will recognise the advantage of retaining a share  of the town's business by following the  lead o fthe C.N.R. and establishing  their own station within the town limits is looked upon as a matter of  course.  A.  He Prices        Prompt Delivery  or. Main & 26t h Ave.  PHONE: Fairmoot 1514  IcHaffie ft Goodfellow  PROPRIETORS  *R*#te*  PROSPERITY IN EVIDENCE.  CARDSTON, Alta. ��������� Mayor J.  Hammer of Cardston, who is extensively interested In wheat growing,  having a large acreage just east of the  town, is showing some samples of fall  grain taken from his field which meao-  ure 26 inches from base of stock to  tip. Mr. Hammer has recently completed a tour of the district, and is convinced of the prospects for a bumper  crop this year., Not only are farmers  of this vicinity making a notable success along the lines of grain growing  and mixed farming, but a marked uplift Is in evidence In all branches  of business. Including construction  work and general activity In real estate and building lines.  able Winnipeg capital is now finding  its way to Canora.  DE-  REDSKIN MAKES A RECORD.  MACLEOD. Alta. ���������- That modern  methods of agriculture may be rendered profitable even to the Redskin Is  being forcibly demonstrated in the  Macleod district. On the Blood Reserve  near Macleod on Indian farmer has  Just reported a record harvest of 68  buBhels of wheat to the acre. This  district is accustomed to big things  in the grain growing line, but the Indian's crop Is a large one even for  Macleod. being a threshing'record for  a 20 acre farm.  " TH E FACTS WOftft DOWN.  EDMONTON. Alta.���������Touring Western Canada; In the Interests of a firm  of British capitalists, H. J. Logon,  K.C., of Amherst, N.8., while stopping  over at this, point, sold: "The phenomenal wave of development which  la sweeping, o^  is one of the most impressive features  of Canadian development today.    I  ero cities, and in every city prosperity  and growth are manifested. The present settled policy of this Province mast  give the British : investor increased  confidence in the Canadian West"  SUBSTANTIAL   INDUSTRIAL  VELOPMENT.  CALGARY, Alta. ��������� Many outside  companies are now negotiating for the  establishment of branch houses or  manufacturing plants in Calgary. Important deals are pending for sites in  the Industrial quarter, and real estate  men report a steady demand tor good  inside properties in all parts of the  city.  DRAGGED TO DEATH BY  PARTNER IN A BOAT  One of Victims Well Known Resident  in Mt. Pleasant ~  Martin Nash, a resident of Mt  Pleasant, was dragged under water  by Herve LaBIanc near Powell River  on Tuesday, April 11, ,and both men  were drowned before help was secured-  The accident was watched from the  shore by Mrs. Nash.  ��������� Nash and LaBIanc with the former's  little son had only left the shore when  their canoe upset Nash caught his  son and held him till the canoe was  righted and then threw him in. La-  Blanc then lost his head and grappled  with Nosh and eventually drew him  under.  'The lake Is very deep and all efforts  to recover the bodies have so far been  fruitless. Nash leaves two small children as well as bis wife and the lad  who had such a narrow escape from  death. He had lived in Vancouver for  a long time and is a cousin of Rev.  Father Madden of the Church of Our  Lady of the Holy Rosary. The Nash  home is on Fourteenth avenue. Mount  Pleasant It is said that Le Blanc's  nervqusness caused the upset He had  recently loot two brothers by drowning and was much afraid of the water.  He leaves a wife and five children in  Restlgouche. Que.  Those people who have fondly believed that woman suffrage would  prove a panacea for most publie ills  and would bring in the mlllenium di-  rctly; hav been given another severe  jolt There waa an election at Pasadena, Cal., a few days ago, to determine whether that fair city should be  "wet" or "dry" for the next year. Now,  Adoiphus Buscbr, the millionaire brewer of St. Louis, has a palatial winter  home at Pasadena, with magnificent  grounds, "sunken gardens," and all  that, on which he expends $65,000 a  year to maintain, and which he gen?  erously throws open to the public and'  tourists, that they might realise how  much money he has made out of tha  brewery business. Well, In order to  give Pasadena voters a "tip," Mr.  Busch took pains to have it announced;  that If the city went "dry" he would  remove his residence to Santa Monica and close his grounds to the public  immediately. "I did not make known  Mr. Busch's intention because of the  probable effect on the campaign," said  Mr. Busch's agent delicately. "We  wanted to be fair, and did hot wish to  appear as trying to influence the election. But Mr. Busch felt that if the  prohibitionists won and he waa deprived of the right to entertain his  friends in his own home ln his own  Way he would not care to consider  Pasadena longer as one of his .residence places." That wao surely broad  hint enough; and one might have expected the newly enfranchised women  to take it. They did; but not in the  way you Christian folks would suppose;' 'According to a special diapatch  fn the Chicago Record-Herald the women voters of Pasadena "flocked to the  polls and cast most of their strength  for the granting of hotel and restaur*  ont licenses hencforth" and the dispatch gives as the reason for their activity, Mr. Busch's Uttle threat And  so Pasadena went "wet" and retains  Mr. Busch, his sunken gardens and his  pleasant hospitality. Are these things  so? Will the women of Pasadena rise  and explain?  llshment According to a recent statement my President Ton Shi Kai, China  will 4to put on a military footing equal  to Germany. With her four hundred  millions of people,'China has the men,  and virile men at that, to easily constitute the largest and strongest army  on tbe face of the earth. If she can  command the monetary resources also,  there is nothing to hinder the carrying  out of a military program that will be  Innaeii-^aid^i^  ?������*���������:������  y f **���������    .���������  .���������tf   j Jh- ifJi  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE j  Wall Paper Stock and Fixtures; aW Paint and Painter's  Outfit   Must sell on account'������������������of sickness.   Will take  a vacant lot in part payment  world a "yellow peril" Indeed if the,  ���������-' -' :-'...,V ���������"��������� ':--..--.7.;-..-���������.'"v'.������������������'',->'   ���������������������������������������������:,��������� ;'i'������>"-';:' '"X--���������-!>.*<? **������������������������������  Chinese were ��������� an' essentially watiUca^:������&* \Spm  people, Which they are not xltM-^y^y}- ^tiflh  grettable, however, that the ;ChrIsj|aa-S|||f ^-W*  nations of tho earth could not have bjr  ^  thia time set a different lesi^, aad  enabled the new '^Citfiia^ yyyymjfm?*  the 'cinaetef'&trtlfc^  great and^bu**deiwme-miUt^  fr*���������**     y^y*yy^^S^flf -f^H  -t*-i-^B*--^--^s^--i^ii->^-s>-a^*s*a^s^ai^M-'^v y*:���������?���������;%&&$$*  ****************************************************************.������'..  yyyy^ws$s������$$m  yyyyy$MM������$*  I? 1������y>r&Z0WkM>*  Vj-Xl;,X~XX^Z*-i:&&?s$!  yyyyym$&ym  yyfxyy$$mM  yyy-y^iys*M  .������������������������������������'���������y-^^f^Wt  \ yyyyisMM  y'y, yyyyv$������m  '������������������'���������"���������'!'.���������.':-^^^l  jy.v-yy?-?yX^($z.  146 Broadway, E.     Phone: Fair. 1243  Residence Phone:  Fairmont 229 R  **** ******** ** ** IHIIIIIII   11 m i * *** i * 11II MHI tn i #���������  ; The ReJiabte Sleet Metal Works  ;    3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont868   <  Cornices, Jobbing and ia^^  FURNACE WORK X SPErCIAim  I   C. Errington  CMagnone  III 11IIIMMIIM 1IHIIMM   lit! IM III 1111 **********  -*w  ���������> ^xMm  >yyymmiM  yyy^yimM  ytyyymlm  yyymimmi  **:  Little Mary wrote a composition on  ���������*The Cow.*'  It waa brief:   "The <������ar  have visited Saskatoon and other west*1������s a very useful animal." Her mother  requested bar to read It to the mln  later, which she did, amending it thus  to suit the occasion. "The cow is the  most useful animal except religion."  Working Woman's Journal.  In this twentieth century, when the  hope of universal peace looma.up so  strong, it is to be deplored that the  new republic of China, among a people  ao naturally lncllne4 toward peace as]  tne Chinese, should feel compelled W  make itself on armed camp like the  other strong nations; but it seems inevitable. Both for the maintenance of  Internal order, and in self-defense  against the greed and aggression of  foreign powers* China feels compelled  to plan for a strong military estab-  ������!���������  ���������yy.  Notice of Removal  W.C THOMSON &M  Structural Specialists  Will remove fmh 319 I^er St., W.  ���������.':yf~..-yyyy'y$Q'y ���������' yy-':V'V.;^  Corner Dunsmuir ami Homer sti.  On 1st July.  -.'v 'V-X������f-rJil'XhhXM  yyyyyy^ywm  :x.^-������-&mm$������m  y.yyyysm  x:..i-y'!i<yyy  .[$?x- yy.ZiWXi,  ''���������'!. y ~������$yy~%yM  ������������������ y y3&tf0&'t&itf  xyyMy^y;<yi?$M  lyyzmm  i~yxJy  xy  ������������������'-:���������. y^n  .y'-yAyA  Wicje awake Bwsmess Men advertise their Iwsiness, Modern methods make it necessary.  The people want the best bargains. They examine the newspapers an4 go where the  best can be found- W goods are shoddy or prices too high, don't advertise; but if Quality  and Prices are right, let the public know* Tell them! Tell them now! Tell them regularly so that they can't overlook or forget. ,  "THE WESTERN CALL"  Is business men's medium to multitudes of prospective buyers.   Our prices  are within easy reach of all and our service is unexcelled.   Give us a trial.  Phone Fairmont U40  2408 Westminster   oad  INTING  ur Job Printing has reached large proportions and gives general satisfaction. One  trial assures and makes a steady customer. Have you tried us? If so, you know. If  not, come.  Cards, Envelopes, Letterheads, Billheads, Dodgers, Circulars, Pamphlets, Church Bulletins, Menus, Time Sheets, etc., etc., are a  few of the things we print.     Promptness and perfection are our aim and we hit the bull's eye with astonishing ease and frequency.  TERMINAL CHlY PRESS, LTD.  2408 Westminster Road      -       -     I.-       -       -      Phone Fairmont 1140  ;:Cl  '-W^S:  yy-*t ��������� -'-'*''::  '���������<���������-���������*-  'xy  fi:my  THE WESTERN CALL.  ���������*********************44<*4t*������.  -!-  Guaranteed Circulation *  | in Mount Pleasant 2500 |  ���������������<MtM*.^^>^^H~^^..>.;^.X'->-:".~.">-i-,W **���������  * * 4< * '!��������� 'i' <&**** ���������������������*>'><���������-:--���������������������������*-.������������������.--���������--.-���������*���������*���������������  ������*������' '*��������� i"!1 l^M^���������-*������M..^..I..^.^���������^^^*><������-l.*���������*-H**H,^  'Arthur Frith  Men's and Boys' Furnishings  Hats, Boots and Shoes  I ISO Broadway, East, iSXJS-* *  With moderate prices, courteous  I treatment and a well assorted stock  I our business is rapidly increasing.  Store Open Evenings Until 8 p. m.  our Hats.       We can save you  Ask  to see  ���������; money on Hats.  h������4M|"H-4'lM-H-4"M'*������"H't"H-l-4M'l'  .���������������>.<��������� .g..t- .��������������� a- ���������!��������� 'ti ii. ^.t-t 't 't' 't������t- ��������������� '!���������������<��������� -t' <' <��������� ��������������� ������  Carriages at all hours day or night i  Backs, Victorias, and Broughams at  reasonable chorgea.     Also Prays.  ��������� ���������   ��������� ���������...,������������������ . \  | Express & P������gg������ge Twisferred j  PHQHCi r*lrmoaf <r������f#  A. F- ������cTAVJ8H, Faor.  HI MM Ml III! If 111 I tt 1 tt  i'i������i"i'ii'iii������<|iil������i|i-ii������i|'iii������'|ii|"M'ii'������i|i4"i>it  Macl-ACtlUN & MORQAN  tt-Ori cjaaa poor*.*** at-oua  i Qmmam** Quotay  dsnae-nen's sn<t Cbtldreo's  half city prices.  at  boots sod a-foea rbpairisp  Our  long  experience   and    ������  guarantees good workman*  Up.  mt  4330 Main St.  |8th Ave.  Main  Mat to* c*npm f*fec*������  la Tew*  Hut fhtt ������t**. Vofa* far  5ta������y  A>>* */. H. Armatroof, Prop. "C*>  Ice Cream Parlor  A complete line of Sundaes.   A modern Fountain with a full  line of iced drinfca served in prompt order.   Otherwise  A. F. McTavish. proprietor of the  Mt. Pleasant Livery, has bought  Jelly's Express and Dray Business  and wiil run it in connection with  his Livery, corner Broadway and  Main street.  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian church,  Rev. J C. MadiU, pastor 11a iu subject: "Thy Will be Done." 7:30 p in.  subject:   The Generous Man."  Do not forget the Garden social next  Tuesday eveniug, the 25th, at the home  of Rev. Mr. MadiU. There will be refreshments and special music. A good  time for everyone who comes and there  is room for all.  T. Farringtoh. proprietor of the Progressive Boot Repair Shop, 233 Broadway East, has installed a "Goodyear  Shoe Repair Outfit ut considerable expense aud is now prepared to serve the  people of Mt. Pleasant and vicinity  with the best work on short notice.  This being the identical thing by whicb  the shoes were originally made, the repair work can be done to satisfaction as  \t turns out work -*qual tp new. Mr.  Famugtou is a thoroughly skilled  workman and a delightfully pleasaut  man to deal with  GOOD SERVICE ON  RICHARDS STREET  Richards street, south, has a particularly good car service lately, and  will have it for the next two or three  weeks���������consequent upon the with-  rdawal of the Kitsilano, Fairview and  Fourth avenue lines from Granville  street while repairs to the pavement  of a portion of that thoroughfare are  being made.  The portion of Granville street that  is being torn up to be relaid is the five  blocks between Robson and Pacific  streets. In order to allow that work to  be done in the shortest space of time  possible the Fairview, Kitsilano, and  Fourth avenue cars are being sent  around by way of the Richards street  extension to Pacific street, when they  turn onto the new Granville street  bridge again.  For the preBnt a single track line is  being operated down Davie street to  English Bay.  "Stanley Park is a natural 'Beauty  Spot' and yet its beauty was enhanced  this afternoon by living flowers that  decked its green sward. These were  the scholars of the Jnionr and Primary  departments of the Mt Pleasant Methodist Sunday Scbool, who were enjoying their annual treat. Full of animation, bubbling over with delight,  about one hundred and fifty children  in number did justice to tbe appetizing  and abundant viands at the open air  meal, and the ice cream galore which  followed. In fact, several tiny boys  seemed as If tbey had reached their  heaven. Then the games, races , etc.  If those tiny tots run the race of life  as well, they will make. good. The genial superintendents and teachers were  Indefatigable in their efforts to give  joy and pleasure to the children | and  they certainly succeeded, for a- happier  bunch of youngsters than those1 who  hoarded tbe cars this evening it would  be difficult to find. The parents and  friends , of whom there were about  seventy present, also enjoyed tea in  the Ideal Picnic spot The sun was  most obliging sending bis glorious  rays thro the brightly verdant foliage,  cheering everybody, that altogether it  was an "Ideal Picnic' as one of the  young ladies remarked.  F. S. H.  PAVING ON MAIN STREET. '  The paving of Main Street, from  Eighteenth Ave. to Twenty-fifth Ave.  on the east side of the street has been  recommended to the Board of Works,  by the City Engineer. This is an improvement which has been sought by  property owners of Mount Pleasant  and D. L. 301 for two years. It is understood that South Vancouver will, as  soon as possible, pave the whole street  from Sixteenth to Eighteenth, and the  western half from Eighteenth to Twenty-fifth.  The fact that this improvement work  has been recommended by tbe City  Engineer does not mean that the work  will necessarily be proceeded with at  once, or even this year; as local improvements to date have practically  exhausted the city's borrowing power.  It is said, however, that an attempt  will be made to have this work proceeded with this year it possible. The  estimated cost of the city's portion,  which will be 28 feet wide, will be  $42,628.  ���������|iitiilii-ii|.l|i.t..*.il,i*.il..l..*..*..l.,|���������*.,|.������,;,.|..|,.;,.*.<.,i.  No  Delivery  <M-*******4'******4">*4l"M"h*  No Credit  I  Phone* Fairmont 621  We glvt yon tbi to-slit sf ill upiaits of  minor-  lid tail.  kM*HB|.  Our Saturday'a Specials  MEAT y.  Pbr Lb.  Pot Roost - - - - 12)������c, 16c  Pot Roost, rolled - - 18c, 20c  Legs Yearling Lamb - - 20c  Loins Yearling Lamb - - 20c  Shoulders Yearling Lamb ��������� 15c  Our special mild cured Corned Beef, 10c per lb.  FI9M  Fresh Halibut, whole     -  -    8c  Prk Lb.  Legs of Local Pork cut any size 20c  Choice Young Fowl - - - 25c  YoungChix * - - - '- - 30c  Swift's Premium Ham,  whole or half     -   -   -  - 25c  Swift's Bacon   ----- 25c  Boneless, 12Jic per lb.  sliced  10c  Fresh Red Salmon  Fresh Linn Cod  Fresh Sole    -   - . ���������  ��������� 15c  - 10c  - 8c  A full assortment of Smoked and Fresh Fish.  t 2513 Main Street, or. Broadway  ^������-i"i"l*-t"i-������i"*"i"i"i"i-t-*i"t-i"i"i"t ���������i"i*-i"*"t*t*  .        The Place that Treats You Right  This is an Independent Market  ������****K**>������<*-M"i"."H-���������.���������������������������' ���������!' '!��������� I' ���������!' 'M"HhM..*m  2440 MAIN STWEI2T  Husband���������-I won't say marriage Is a  failure, but some are more fortunate  in what they get than others.  Wife���������You are quite right dear; for  Instanoe, you got me, but I���������got only  you.���������Tlt-BiW.  Little Paul Clancy was born in  India, bia papa aad momma being mis*  ejonariea. A little more than a year  ago they returned to America and to  their old homo in Michigan. When  the nrst snow fell, the first Uttle Paul  ever aaw, he wa ataken out for a  ride on a hand-sled. After enjoying it  fn silence for a time, he burst out,  "Oh, it is so nice. *-yIdin' on the  cloudo."���������Watchman.  A tempting dish ia made by putting pared aad cored apples into a  dish with a syrup of two-thirds of a  teacupful ot sugar and a teacupful  of water. Cover closely, and hake.  Take from the oven, and leave covered until cold. Poor off tbe syrup,  Ml the cavities with red Jelly, reduce tbe liquor by boiling, and just  before serving stir to some sweeten*  ed thick cream or butter. Serve in  individual dishes.  Notwithstanding the delightful  showers of rain, the sale of work in  the schoolroom ot Mt. Pleasant Methodist church, under tbe auspiceB of the  Ladies' Aid, wss well patronized. The  many artistic and useful articles were  tastefully arranged and certainly,admired, for much of the fancy work  would have taken prizes in any competition. The strawberries and ice cream  {were delicious, although the latter was  a trifle cold. The music was especially  bright and lively and altogether the  bazaar was.a great success as most  things are which these energetic and  willing workrs undertake. Such gratuitous efforts and talent are much to  be commended. T.S.H.  RELIABLE 8HEET METAL WORKS.  Errington ft Magnane of 632 Westminster Road and 16th Avenue, have  been doing business at this place for  twelve months, long enough to know  that their work is satisfactory and  their furnaces popular.  While they handle all good furnaces, the Moffat, the Williamson  Underfeed, and the Ideal are their  favorites.     They are manufacturers  of Furnace Casings. Practical Plumbing has been recently added  and is under the able management of  F. K rington, who is a regular practical plumber and skilled workman.  Tbey make Cornices. Skylights and do  roofing  C. Errington, C. Magnone and F.  Errington, are all Vancouver men and  have a reputation for honesty, Integrity and promptness. Phone Fairmont 868.  %  Mt. Pleasant Feed Store  * v  Broadway & Main  Hay, Grain, feed  AND  Reliable Poultry Supplies  Diamond Chick Fbed  Qrit Shell   Bonb Bbbf-scrap  Lice Powdxe, etc.  TRY OUR  Scratch Food ft Chickbn Chop  They "Can't be Beat"  V  Phone: Pair. 186  J  Suits SpoRjBar nnd PretsetJ  CLEANING ANP WAJWNG  Half Price to students.  737 BROADWAY, WEST  >*'*"^M****-*"*"M"**������."l"l"t',l"  {���������TORONTO  | FURNITURE  STORE  t 3334 Main St.  | Our stock of Furniture  | is Large, Modern and  * adapted to the tastes of  | Buyers.  Dressers, Buffets, Tables  Chairs, Couches, Mat.  tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  A complete line of  r Linoleums. Carpet Square*, etc.  [ Drop in and inspect our gooda.  h This is where yoa get1 a tqaare  P deal.  ������ M. H. COWAN  .������������������������������������lit. 11 |f| 11 Mil 111II111 *'  Wreck of "TlttrdV* largest, lestj  written, best illustrated and most tt-1  tractive, hook ever offered public for]  $1.00. Agents wsntad. Bitf-st commission ever. Freight prepaid. Oat-]  nt'free. .Send/iq canto,. ^osf.-oji'bjgJ  Rush to-day to llarWtW PuMMhiaf  Co., Box 04* St. John, n. ft.  A lazy man is no more use than a  dead one, and takes up more room.���������  I Elbert Hubbard, Aurora, New York.  IIHIIHIHIIIII 111 IIII 11 SOU I lil 1 H 11111 ***** ***** 11  SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.  Mount Pleasant schools, with an attendance of 734, was the highest for  month of May. .Strathcona and Seymour came next with attendance of  709 and 70S respectively, the total  number of scholars who steaded was  11,734. Under the recent amendments to the Load Registry Act it is  necessary for Che city to show Burveys  of all lots from which land is taken for  street widening purposes. Surveyors  have Just completed work on Fourth  Avenue, west, and Will soon go. to  Broadway west.  " ���������  .: Phoeei Bayview 1182  VAN UPFORD BROS.  We handle all kinds of Cut Flowers.  Fern Dishes in great variety.  largo Aaaoatmant ut Qa*mmlamna**A~\ prices  Funeral Designs.   Wedding Bouquets made up.  Gardens designed and laid out.  We have a large variety of Palms to choose from.  Choose your Bedding Plants now from our choice  selection.  Verandah Boxes and Hanging Baskets mode cp.  I  999 Broadway W., Cor. Broadway and Oak  ItiiXI OFFICE, apKW tar ���������asaftil -Utters, CM. KATIEI oof HtMlf AT  luniMMiiiii inmi HiiOi H'iiiHMHtiiiiiiiUMit  BROADWAY PROGRESSIVES.  At the meeting of the Broadway  East Progressive Association, matters  pertaining to the welfare of the thoroughfare and the east end of the city  in general were discussed. A report  was presented regarding the bridges  of the Great Northern Railway over  the cuts in the east end and it was decided that the city engineer's stand  should be supported by the association. A favourable report was presented regarding the installation of electric light on Broadway, while it was  mentioned that sidewalks would be  laid down Immediately. Alderman  Baxter attended the meeting and spoke  of the improvements already carried  out and those co&teaoplatcd in the  ward.  The funeral of Mr. Fred Hale of 486  Twelfth Avenue West, took place from  the home on Tuesday, the 18th Inst,  at 2:30 p.m.  His death which was very sudden  and unexpected occurred on Friday,  the 14th Inst, much to tbe sorrow ot  his many friends and admirers. Mr.  Hale, whose residence until recently  wob on Victoria Drive.and Venables  Street, Qcondview, haa been an Important factor in the business, religious and social life of Vancouver, and  thia proinvce for years. He waa prominently connected with lumbering in  British Columbia.  Formerly he was a member of parliament for Carleton County, New  Brunswick, where he waa widely  known and generally respected. In  his death Vancouver loaea a good  man, but "his works will follow him."  The family haa our sympathy.  The death and funeral of the infant  son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Turnbull, 2331  Main street, took place on Saturday.  The funeral was from Center ft Hon-  na's chapel on Mount Pleasant.  Spring Has \m  And with the Spring comes the  HOUSE C^EANINO ANP  RE-DECORATINQ  You may he'draading THIS TASK*  Come in and talk tha matter over with  PRACTICAI. MEN.  * You will be under no obligation. You  will be treated courteously and, should  you bave any dealing" with us, you will  And our business methods honorable  and oar 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 yon regarding their uses and  application.  t-gTrt^iUoimtmbWo^  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, 2348  Westminster Road. Telephone Fairmont 1667.  Ii Yon Are Sick  And have tried everything else  Try Chiropractic  And get well.  Numbers have been restored to Perfect Health by Chiropractic. Why not  you? No drugs and no operations. If  If you are interested call on  Ernest Shaw, DX.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  260 Twenty-second Ave. E.������ Vancouver.  (Close to Main St.)  Office Hoars: 1-ao to 6.  Free.  Consultation  Lena Letvinoff, aged 21, died at the  home of her parents, , Mr. and Mrs.  Paul Letvinoff, 3504 Main street. The  funeral will take place from the above  address at 10:30. a.m. today.  Edmonds, Burnaby, June 11.���������Mr.  H. D. Curtis, for three years and a  halt municipal assessor of Burnaby,  last night tendered his resignation to  the board. Applications are now open  for the> position made vacant by Mr.  Curtis' retirement  LEE & WOOD  523Broadway,!. Krone fair. 135%  The ordinary French dressing  (three tablespoonfuls of oil. one and  a half tablespoonfuls of vinegar, one-  fourth level tablespoonful of salt,  one-eighth level teaspoonful of pepper) will moisten one pint of salad. | PhOBC ���������   Fairmont  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.  Progressive Boat Repairing  SHOP  23llmt*iiL       Tkos. firrti-tsa, Prtf.  Has installed a  "GOODYEAR SHOE REPAIR OUTFIT"  Turns out shoes equal to new  PARISIAN DYE WORKS  Suits Sponged and Pressed 50c  Ladies* and Gents* Tailoring  603 BROADWAY, WEST  Work csOkd for and returned.  R. DOHERTY  67s Tenth Ave. W.  iioi-L  PETERS & CO.  PIONEER SHOErtAKERS  Are stat at the old stand  2517 Main Street ftS&wcafe  Most reliable Boot- and Shoema*xvg  nt Mount Plbabant. yi!y^^s0m^0^^i  $a&mmBS33&a*m&8*^y ������������������ ���������* -uy-i ���������  ���������r^,*r^Ti*i-/">rt;  ^^^^>^^Pjj**^^������k^  .,���������,������,���������������  THE SWEStEBN ^JALIj.  ::'-/.���������  ��������� Jl!. j .Mi !^W**������fe?/-n;a;^g^WJ  Al 11II ItII lif ;ii:;tt*$0**&$***%  ��������� |. II Y&iHelp Your District: [  also Help Yourself ��������� I  * 'a 11 ii i 'tis* i*t'*4*ii tiiXi'iiii  iiSil  *y^Mm  To advocate the widening of Rupert     OTTAWA, June 12.���������After July 15  street, the levelling of the footbridge next, gramophones must be classified  and other improvements, the West Collingwood Progress Club has been formed. Mr. C. Bailey is president, Mr.  George Marson, vice-president; Mr. F.  Clements, second vice-president, and  Mr. Kerr, secretary-treasurer. Messrs.  W. Carr, Timmis and Bailey form the  executive.    There is  every  of the club doing useful work.  as musical instruments by all railway  companies in Canada and carried at  second-class rates. Hitherto they haye  been carried only at first-lcass rates.  An order ot the railway commission  issued today declares that gramaphones are musical instruments and  prospect I must   come   under   the   lower rates  'quoted in tolls for that class of goods.  ���������<������<������l������l������ltl#t'������l������l������l������ltl������-   ��������� >������1 ������������������lt1������1 **********���������**<  I WALLPAPERS!  IN EVERY SHADE, GRADE AND STYLE.  A large shipment  of  This Season's  Specials  Has just arrived.  Prices range from  5c to $2.00  per roll.  ROSIO & JONES  2440 MAIN STREET Between 8th Ave. and Broadway  Phones: Fairmont 1862-1650  i  *  ������*���������  i  ******************4*******  GO TO  KEELER'S NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  FOR  FLOWERING SHRUBS  ;   -AND   ���������  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Of all varieties.  Rose Bushes a Specialty.  PHONE: Fairmont 817R  mrs  Bicycles, Baby 3ugjpes,  tawnJflowerii,Electric Irons  etc., repaired.  Saws Filed  f Repulr SHop  John WaybrJnt, Prop.      t  COR. SO, AVe. aid WESTMINSTER ������Dv  **************************  Wanted  Fire Insurance Agents to represent British Fire Insurance  Company (Board Office) who can  secure preferred business. Reply  British, c-o Western Call Office,  2408 Westminster Road, Mount  Pleasant, Vancouver, B, C.  2436 MAIN STRICT  (BEWBfSN 8tb and BROAPWAY)  First-claaa Repairing a Specialty  Boots and Sboes.mad������ to order.  ���������;;;:���������;. ;:;,*p.;;;pAris, Hw.  ..':������������������   Also Corner of 5th Avenue  IMPORTANT CHANGES IN POST  OFFICE SERVICE OF VAN-  cduVER AND VICINITY.  v!as a result of a recent conference  between Mr. H. H. Stevens, M. P.,  Postmaster-General Pelletier and Mr.  Ross, Superintendent of Mails for the  Dominion, Vancouver, North Vancouver and South Vancouver are to receive extensive improvements in their  mail service. These changes will Involve the expenditure of large sums,  not only in the purchasing of additional equipment, but in the increasing  of the staff of efployes.  Open Till Midnight.  One of the most important moves or  changes which will be made is the  opening of the math city postoffice  from 7 p.m., the time it has been closing, until midnight, the' new time of  closing. '  Distributing 8tatlen.  There will also be established a distributing station for carriers in Mount  Pleasant. The exact point of the office is not as yet finally decided, al-  moved over. This offer was made  so that the work of widening the  street might be proceeded with. "It  is"'riot to be expected that Mr. Bruer  Will hold out this offer indefinitely,"  says one local resident  Most people in the neighborhood  seem to be of the opinion that this  work has been unduly delayed, and  that the district, as a whole, is not receiving a fare share of attention at the  ALLEGED CRUELTY TO  HORSE AT POINT GREY  Contractor Appears Before Magistrate  Stewart    Thursday    Morning  -���������Autoists Fined.  KERRISDALE, Point Grey���������Cruelty  to a horse was the charge laid against  Mr. P. C. Bergland, a contractor, before Magistrate Stewart at the Point  Grey police court this morning.   Accused pleaded not guilty and the magistrate reserved his decision until he  had seen the horse in question.   Evidence went to show that the horse  had been used on June 5 to draw a  scraper during excavations on Shaugh-  "1111 t.ii|.������.*ii*"*'* Ii.������������.l.i*.jf.Ii.tii.i|l.i.l..*.:  11 Hi Mi iij.1*, *.i|. 11, if 1.1, HI * 1 H' H������;  *myyyymmM  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  THE   oOO#f     <^McGOWEN  ICE CREAM  PAtilJte ��������������� SALTEifc)  2643 Mala St. 2d store from 11th Mv.  Is the coolest Parlor in Mount Pleasant  Call and try our Ice Cream, Sundaes, Sodas, Cider, Soft Drinks, etc.  We get our Sweet Cream, Milk, Butter and Buttermilk fresh dolly.  Large selection of Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobaccos.  ��������� Agents for Woman's Bakery.  ***11111iiinnun111ii**  imii11n11nmimnim ���������  ���������... yyyi$M  ym  iyyi  yx$:m  ************************* ****************9******9$*  though this will be announced in the' nessey Heights while suffering from  near future as negotiations are now I wounds on its shoulder, causing the  under way for the renting of a store'animal much pain. Defendant while  for the purpose designated. Frorn'admitting the horse was suffering from  this office the carriers for South Van- ������ sore shoulder, declared that he had  couver and the district south of False  Creek, in the cjlty, will depart on each  only worked the animal on the date  in question to see if it wsb of any hse,  trip.     This will save a grea't deal of an(j tnat he had hjept it in the stable  time for the carriers.     It will also!both before and after all the time the  mean a large increase in the staff of wound was there,  employees and carriers.  Vancouver Busiest Office.  The Vancouver office has the largest  issue in money orders of any single  office in Canada,.and the revenue in  the city is incearsing at the rate of  from 25 to 35 per cent, per; year. This  increase is not only noted tn the  money order department, but in the  other departments as well.  "We are now giving the business  section of aVncouver five deliveries a  day, and believe with the improvements' that It will be tbe best served  city In Canada.  '"It Is proposed to give South Vancouver one delivery per day. This is  for the district around Cedar Cottage,  and In the district between Sixteenth  and Nineteenth avenues, and from  Bridge to Ontario streets.. The district between Ontario and Knight  roads (approximately) south to a point  between Ferris and Rosenberg roads  is also Included.  Morth Vancouver Change*.  CONFECTI  Only tbe Best kept  '**************\*********9*********'**'**'*************\  Our Opinion on the  Ranfte Quertion  We know we have yow cojtfWew* an<J we have  made ourselves worthy of it hy towelling the very  hest merchandise in our hne, <  We are familiar with the goo4 qualities of every  stove an4 range on the market.  In our opinion  FAMOUS LABOR  '    LEADER VISIT8  IN VANCOUVER  Socialist Member of the German Reichstag and President of Wells Federation Posses Through.  Is Touring Canada and United Statea  to Study Conditions.  Carl; Legten,   recognized in   labor  union circles as one of the most powerful labor officials ln the world and  a Socialist member of the German  Reichstag, spent last flight and this  morning in Vancouver,  leaving thia  afternoon for the south;;  He wao accompanied' by A. Baumelster, olscf a  leader in German labor circles.  REMEMBER THE NEW  FANCY DRY GOODS STQUl  757 Broadway, Cost  Best Grade of Goods and Moderate  Prices will merit your Patronage. J  ************************** *************************������  mm"**  ������������������'iii  I  ��������� ^> ^.;:.*-,*/y"i*:Ll.'*f'; i-Sl  rS  W. C. Bsod, Msssfer  ���������I.) w.: nioBrae ���������  ���������UPEHiNTENPflNT BMIGN8.  Mr. Argue Says School Act Amendment Takes His, Authority.  Because the position of superintendent has been abolished by an amendment to the School Act. City Super  Intendenl of Schools, W.   P.   Argue  In North Vancouver we purpose In- tenaaered Ws resignation to the board  stalling 30 new boxes with improved     *���������**������������������������������������** ���������***"  collection service   and    we will ro  of school trustees on Thursday,  j   Mr. Argue, declares that under the  ;act the position he occupied has been  crease the mails from Vancouver to  North Vancouver to fourt per day in- ^ m %t ���������        . t0 tbat ofa  stead of three.-The Province. ^ clerkBWp ^^ autbprIty had  been practically taken from him. Mr.  COMMERCIAL STREET WIDENING.  .Argue today completed nine years of  I service under the Vancouver School  Board.  *  *  t  4-  is the hest of them all and the  range in service will hack us up  in every good thing we can  sty of it If there wss s better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come snd see it?������ We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  ws say about the South Bend Malleable ia true.  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street  Phone Fairmont 447 ;  Many and forceful are the com'  plaints which are coming in concerning the wretched condition of the  southern end of Commercial street.  This street is so very narrow that it  is almost impossible for two vehicles  to pass each other without encroaching upon the sidewalk.  It is a matter of surprise to many  that the work of widening this im- (  portant thoroughfare has   not   been  started long ago.  an injunction will stop the work," said  Councillor Elliott at a meeting of the  Ratepayers' Association some time  ago, according to one of the members  of that body.  Then why has this work not been  started? is the general enquiry. '"  thoroughfare from Westminster road  to Commercial Drive, and until a good  street Is provided to cope with the increasing traffic of the growing district, the growth of Cedar Cottage will Total  20,418 20,824  *1niHUMi������i������i������ia<atatai������iai������Mia-,������������st������i������i������iai������i������t**  mmi ii nun i fr*."."."i"M"i ** n 111' i s> ������������������ *4 i'H f 11 n i n������f ��������� ���������'���������  Under New Management  ! llie BROADWAY TABLE SUPPLY  | SIS BROADWAY, EAST  J Has been taken over by  I J. Hollingshead  I Everything that is good to eat.     Fresh Supplies  | DaUy,  Vancouver.���������Chief Probation Officer  Collier announces that he has estob  Itshed a Juvenile Labor Bureau, and  that he would appreciate it If those  requiring the services of boys or girls  would give this agency a trial. They  are located at 2532 Pine street.  Vancouver.���������The   following   is   the  NottTingVhorToi '**���������*���������*���������*���������*���������* ��������������������� ������** *nd ������"������MW voterB'  lists. Just completed:  Ol.l List NewUst  It's Just Like Homey-y  The most up-to-date place in Mount Pleasant  Cle^  Our chef, Mr. Levers, lota of tha  Hotel Elysium, is second to none.  All Fruits and Fish in season.  We cater to Bolls, "r^ttilaoVaaA.  Kin MAIN IWRI3ET  Comer lOtli Avenue        Pfione Pulrmont 609  ^3tPSr*mrSSrm^  ************************* *************************  for good values in  REAL ESTATE ANP INVUSTMCNTS  Call on  jTRlM^l-e & NORRlSf  Cor. ^roadway and Westminster Road  >������������t������ei������������a4������i������i������������������i������i������<t*a 4***-*********t**********  Ward   1    4,923..  2   3...   4   5   6.   7   8   3.640.   2.131   3,766   2,975   2.416   251   316   5.138  3,687  2,299  3,842  2,810  2.462  307  279  be hindered very materially.  It was some time ago that Mr. Bruer  offered to sell his valuable property  Net gain         406  Vancouver.���������Word has been recevv  ed by tbe secretary of tbe Progress  on the sofith side of Commercial street j Club to the effect that the International the exceedingly low price of 912001 ol Association of Railway Agents will  per lot, so that those residences which; hold their convention in Vancouver  are situated on the weat aide might be next September.  DARLING'S DRUG STORE  2652 MAIN ST., COR. I Ith Ave.  DRUGS, STATIONERY  CAMERA SUPPLIES  CIGARS, TOBACCO  I PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY BY  REGISTERED MEN  PHONE:   FAIRMONT   514  J. R. DARLING, Prop.  ************************* *************************\  SMng kawn Settees for verandahs  or lawns.  Hammocks for home an4 campers. I  National Electric Irons, 4 and 6 lbs., I  guaranteed one year; burn only  half any other on tbe  market.  Coal Oil and Gasoline Cookers.  : White Frost and Success Refrigerators to keep food cool during  <>\<  hot season.  * ���������  IG. E. McBRIDE & CO.  i Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 899  ii BRANCI STORE: Coroer Mites and Fraser Avenes  Phone: Fairmont 1167L *  i mmm^wx^'m^**^^^*^^.^..  mmsm  i  THE WESTERN CALL.  GROCERY  Cor. Commercial Drive and ,14th Avenue, E.  Grandview  Fruit  Oranges, Apples, Bananas, Lemons  and all kinds of Preserving Fruits  in season. The prices are right and  we always stand behind the quality.  Swiff s Premium Hams  and Bacons  Cut with an up-to-date meat slicer  at 35c per lb.  Tea Tea Tea  We cannot boast of Tea Gardens pf  bur own, but we do boast that the  quality of our own special blends  has never been beaten at the money.  Red packets, 35c per lb., 3 lbs. for $1.004  White   "      40c per lb.. 3 lbs. for $1.15  Try one lb. and you will come again.  Gherkins,    fteinz's Sweet Mixed  A fine assortment at 15c, 25c, 35c  and 50c.   Plain, stuffed, assorted.  Monk & Glass Goods  SwissTrifle     -  Strawberry Trifle  Raspberry "Trifle  Custard Powder  2 packages for 25c  2      "       "25c  2      "        " 25c  25c per tin  Clark's Canned Goods  Picnic size  Boast Beef  Corn Beef  English Brawn Beef  Corned Beef Hash  Beef Steak and Onions  Pig's Feet  Minced Colloj5s  15c  15c  15c  15c  15c  15c  15c  Sardines  K. 0. Sardines in Tomato Sauce  2 for 25c.    Plain, 2 for 25c.  Sauces  Punch Sauces  H. P. Sauces  Pan-Yan Sauces  Lea & Perrin's Sauces  Holbrook's Sauces  Patterson's Sauces  30c per bottle  25c " "  20c " "  35c " "  25c " "  3 for 25c  ��������� IHIIHKW Mill 11 It H ���������; I  We have a fine assortment of  Tickler's Preserved Plums and Damsons; clearing them out at 45c per  large globe.  The Buffalo Grocery  and Provision Store  Commercial Drive and Fourteenth Ave.  Phone Fairmont 1033        J. P. Sinclair, Prop.  ** 11 n i im ii ii ii it inn t���������������'���������  I   International Dry Farming  Congress  Held at Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.  ** **************** ���������mM"|"������1 ������������������ ���������   *********'*****************  INTERNATIONAL  DRY-F ARMING  C0NQRE38.  Lethbridoe, Alberts, Canada.  FAVORABLE CROP REPORT8.  Upwards of 11,500,000 Acres of Wheat  in the Provinces of Western  Canada This 8pring.  Lethbridge, Alberta, June ���������.���������The  second crop report of the season  shows conditions throughout WeBtern  Canada to be highly satisfactory, with  a total area in wheat of 11,542,000  acres. Only 27 places reported an  acreage of wheat curtailed by the wet  weather, and the percentages were  Bmall, running as low ob 3 per cent,  and as high as 25 per cent., in a single instance. Nearly every farmer  reports his intention to rotate his crops  and from Alberta and Saskatchewan  the reports show excellent condition  of wheat that was disced in on stubble.  In Southern Alberta the wheat in  places is especially fine, and there has  been considerable rain, except fbr one  dry pocket of a few miles width, and  even in this section the wheat has not  yet suffered from drought.  .*������������������������������������������������������  BIG PROVINCIAL DI8PLAY.  British Columbia Plans to Hava 100  Lineal Feet of Dry-Farmed Products  and Timber Specimens at Letnbrldaa  Lethbrldge, Alta, June ���������.���������The provincial display of British Columbia will  be one of the most attractive features  of the big Dry-Farmed products Exposition here next October, reservation  having been made by Deputy-Minister  of Finance and Agriculture W. E.  Scott for 100 lineal feet apace and a  depth of at least SO feet.  Writing Chairman J. W. McNicol of  the Exposition Committee, Mr. Scott  says that it Is planned to bring to  duced on farms and factories in the  United States during the census year  1909, according to a statement issued  by the census bureau. The Quality  produced on farms was 966,001,000  pounds, valued at $255,544,000. Factories produced 624,765,000 pounds, val  ued at $179,510,000. Butter manufactured by farmers' co-operative creameries is included in the figures for fac-  toris. _ Among the states Wiscosin  ranked first in total production, with  131,049,000 pounds, valued at $36,628,-  000. It was first also with 103,885,000  pounds, valued at $29,547,000 produced  in factories. The difference between  the figures given, which is 27,165,000  pounds, valued at $7,081,000, represnts  Wisconsin's farm production. In total  production Iowa ranked second, Minnesota third, Pennsylvania fourth,  Michigan fifth, Ohio sixth, Illinois seventh, New York eighth, Texas ninth,  and Indiana tenth. Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana showed a much greater farm production output and ranked in the order  written. Minnesota, Iowa, and New  York, in the order named, ranked after  Wisconsin in showing a factory pro*  duction much larger than credited to  their farms.  THINNING TREEFRUIT8  (R. M. WInslow, B.S.A., Provincial  Horticulturist)  The very favorable weather which  has occurred throughout the blooming  season In all the fruit districts of the  Province has favored the setting of a  very large percentage of the blossoms.  There are very few trees which will  not have all the fruit they can carry,  and probably the majority of them will  hae more than they can carry with  profit. This brines ap the question of  time. On plums and peaches in moist  regions, fruits thinned so that no two  lowers the percentage of low-grade  fruit  (7) Thinning prevents premature  dropping. A familiar instance 1b that  of the Mcintosh Red, which is especially liable to drop where-two fruits  are left on one spur. Premature dropping is quite largely due to the inability of the tree to supply moisture to  an excessive crop.  (8) The load of fruit Is more evenly  distributed, and this is a very Important feature in preventing the breaking down of trees.  (9) The coBt of picking is reduced  considerably and the labor of picking  is divided more evenly over the season. This is an important advantage  where the supply of labor is deficient  in picking-time. Costs of grading and  packing are also much lessened.  (10)' Less fertility is removed from  the soil. A ton of apples takes out  approximately 1.2 lb. of nitrogen 1.6 lb,  of potash, and 0.6 lb,  acid. A ton of pears removes, the same  amount of nitrogen and about twice as  much of the other elements. The  seeds take the great bulk of these  amounts, the pulp of the fruit taking  but a small portion. As the number of  seeds is roughly in proportion to the  number of apples, and not to their size,  the removal of frul tlseaves a much  greater supply of plant-food for the  balance of the crop, for the growth of  the trees, and ln the soli.  (11) The tree is less liable to winter Injury. The ripening of the heavy  crop drains the vitality of the tree,  so leaving It in poor shape to withstand the winter. Trees bearing moderate crops for which there is an adequate supply of plant food and an  adequate supply ot moisture have sufficient vitality to ripen the crop, and  to ripen the fruit-buds and new shoots  as well.  (12) One of the most important results of thinning Is that the trees will  bear a larger and more uniform crop  touch when fully grown are much  freer of brown-rot.  (6) The removal of misshapen.fruit  the following year. The tendency towards biennial bearing is materially  reduced, much depending in this, however, on the variety.  For various reasons, then, thinning  helps materially to secure the maximum duty from the tree.  N. B.���������Balance of this circular will  appear next week.  Some expert in the New York World  has been figuring out John D. Rockefeller's wealth up to date, and places  It at $900,000,000. The "dissolution"  (?) of the Standard Oil combine last  year by court decision added more  than $100,000,000 to the oil king's pile.  His income is now estimated at $60,*  000,000 a year, or $140 per minute. Ia  any one man Justly entitled to such a  vast disproportion ot the world's  wealth? Is it possible to secure it by  of phosphoric strict adherence to the "Golden Fule"T  Don't all speak at once, please.  Great West Cartage Co.  a P. Andrew*  Limited  H. W. Ellis  H. H. Williams  A. E. Tsnnaat  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano movers  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Damage Claims Handled  Customs Brokers  Porwordingr *nd Distributing Agents  Plume: Seymour 7474  MJ Lao Blk., Cr. Hostlofs & Abbott St.  Vaacaaver, B.C.  fr  For CONFIDENTIAL INVB5  TIO ATIONS you want S man of  integrity, ���������xpwitmc* snd abOitjr.  Thst man is Johnston; Mersey  ffttsrsntMd. Vide press ' Ths  Secret Berries Bureso.  919    _ the thinning of fruit, a practice well  Lethbrldge oae" oY the-finest *xhibito ******** In the States to the south  ever gathered ln Western Canada of of u>������ but not senerally understood  in extensive and diversified nature. |ttrou8������ut BriU81* CWwbla. A-Hocus*  the feature ot which will be the fruit ���������lon of the methods and results of  grown without Irrigation and apeci-  mans of the timber for which the province is famous. Tbe fruit exhibits will  probably be seat from here to Chicago  and New York land shows, and it ta  expected that fully a carload of, choice  apples will be collected for this ex*  WWt   ,. :..'  ;y, ���������  "Our exhibit will be tnade wore with  the Idea of showing the wsources an<J  potentiality of oue\ provl*vcetifv|ban for  competition," says Minister gciJUV'We  do not have In view ttie competing for  prizes offered for dry-farmed products  exclusively, because we aave* only a  very limited territory In which the precipitation ia less than 20 inches. But  much of our fruit and some of our vegetables are grown by dry-farmf**** methods, and we desire the wbrhjl to aee  what we are producing, and we certainly feel that we shall win the merits ot praise of all delegates, to the  Dry-Farming Congress." ,]:;  R. N. WInslow, hortlculturalist of the  Department of Agriculture, writes that  he is arranging to collect an unusually  large exhibit of fruit and that he has  advised all commercial organizations  in the various districts of British Col-  lumbla to make a display and will  personally supervise the gathering of  the fruit exhibit.  IDAHO   18  INTERESTED.  State Will Send Big'Exhibit and Delegation to Try for Next Dry*  >      Farming Congress.  Lethbridge, Alta, June.���������Governor J.  H. Hawley of Idaho, writing to John T.  Burne, secretary of the International  Dry-Farming Congress, assures the  representation of the State of Idaho  both by a large delegation and exhibit  at the Exposition here next October.  Idaho is particularly anxious to  make a great showing, because of the  fact that it aspires to hold the Congress at Boise, either in 1913 or 1914,  and as a preliminary effort to secure it  the chambers of commerce of the cities of Great Falls, Billings, Bozeman,  Helena and Boise are working in a  | united effort to gain this.  RAILROAD RATES  ������M 111 MM III i lil'M 11 111 MI M-l H"H H 11111111111111������<������  * A 700-aore farm In Sussex, control!  ed, financed and worked exclusively  by women, is the latest development of  feminism. Sympathizers with the  scheme have subscribed $50,000. The  farmjs to have cattle, sheep, pigs and  poultry. Many institutions run by  women bave promised to patronize it.  The highest price ever paid for cattle at the St. Louis national stock  yards was given recently for two cars  of Missouri steers. One car weighed  an average of 1,770 pounds, and  brought $9.15 per hundred weight. 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A Marriage Complication   That
Proved  Difficul*  to
Handle
By OSCAR COX
Copyright Oy American Press Asso-
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"Oh. my goodness, gracious!"
Tbe exclamation wag made by young
Mrs. Ludlugton," u bride of a few
months, wbo nfter breakfast bod glanced at tbe inornlug paper. In wbicb her
eye bad met the following Item telegraphed from New York:
"Richard Ludiugton. wbo come hero
recently for a surgical operatloo after
the removal of a bone tbat for years
bad been pressing upon bis brain, thus
causing occasional fainting spells, as
soon a�� be bad recovered from tbe
anaesthetic ant up and cried out: There
goMbe dago*! See/em run!' Tben.
evidently awukening to tbe fact tbat
be was not where be bad supposed
himself to be. be asked, 'Where am 11*
"It turned out tbat ever since tbe
Spanish war. where beVwas wounded
oaa 4pv4*��ct*p rowaaa am *f***a *****
. ���^it^   jiaocwaafoaai*.
In iba btafl. tba mau haa been living
under auotber oame than bia real one.
He enlisted lo tbe -th ObJo Infantry
In 1898 under bia real name of fbrock-
morton. for twelve or thirteen yeara
until yesterday be baa been entirely
oblivious to tbe first eighteen yeara of
bia life, bia residence now being in
Missouri, where, It is understood, be
baa a wife, but of whom be. bas no re-
memhraoce whatever."
It was at seeing the loot half dozen
word* of tbe item tbat, called forth
from Mra. (.udingtoa tbe ejaculation
mentioned, after wbicb aba collapsed
Ber mother, coming Into tbe room,
found bet lying on a aofa looking wildly about ber-
'Tor heaven's take. Maud, what's
tbe matter?"
Maud groaned and pointed to the paper. "Bead tbat about Dick," she
moaned-
Mrs. Martlndale finally found the article and read it
"Weil, i declare!" woo aer comment.
"What shall 1 doY" cried the daughter. "Dick has forgotten me entirely
I don't know bur that be bad a wife
before he married me. and if be bud
he's a bigamist, and I'm���oh. heavens!"
"It's not likely thnt be was married
before lie was eighteen,** was tbe encouraging remark.
"But Just think, be doesn't remember
me! He doesn't love me! I'm nothing
more to him than a woman be bus never seen!"
It waa certainly a distressing situation.
Mrs. Martlndale considered the matter for some time; but, tbe case being a
hovel one. she concluded to send for
tbe family attorney, Mr. Btelger. and.
If possible, leant from bim her daughter's matrimonial status. A telephone
message brought tbe lawyer, and mother and daughter, both talking at once,
put the case to bim. Having an ear for
each, be finally learned the story.
"Since yon married a man by the
name of Ludingion. who was not Lnd-
ington at al', bHt Throckmorton, it Is
my opinion tbat yoa are not married to
either Ludlngtoh or Throckmorton."
"Heavens!" cried the poor woman,
covering her face wltb ber hands.
"The only way. the best way. for yon
to do is to marry tbe man as Throckmorton."
"But suppose he doesn't want me."
moaned Maud.
The lawyer and Mrs. Martlndale look
��d at each other.    Here was a danger.
"He   will   undoubtedly   he   ready   to
make any reparation possible"��� the at
torney was beginning when Mrs.  Lud
iiigton-Throckntortori interrupted.
"Ueparatioii: Wbo wants reparation'
I married hiru because I loved him and
tie loved 'lie. And uow I'm nothing to
uirn."
"You might win him again," suggested Mr. Kteiger.
"The very thing*" exclaimed Mrs.
Martindnte. "I wonder bow we bad
better proceed."
"I have It!" tbe lawyer chimed In.
"When Mr. Throckmorton returns"���
"I don't wont to bo Mrs. Throckmor
ton." Maud urn*.** in. "imm t :.&<- u.i
name. 1 want to.remain Mrs. Luding
ton "
"Anyway." continued Stelger. "when
be returns I'll take bim in charge. I'll
tell hiui that be must remarry Maud
Martlndale. Meanwhile be can be introduced to yon as somebody else, and
you can win blm."
"Maybe 1 cant!"
"Ob. yes you can." sold tbe "mother.
"You've done It once; you can do it
again "
"But be Isn't tbe same man. He
may not fancy the same woman as be
did when be waa Dick." sobbed Maud.
"Well, we'll try it. dear. Now. don't
cry any more.- Leave the matter in
Mr. Stelger's hands, and it will come
out ail right"
It was arranged that Mr. 8telger
ahould go to i**'tw York and bring
back Mr. Throckmorton Ludiugton before be should become enamored of
any other woman, and upon his arrival Maud was to "be put In bis way
ln the hope tbut be tnlgbt fall tn love
with her. - When the man who bad
gone back to bis youthful soldier boy
days was brought to the town' In
Which be had. lived far nearly o dozen
years and in which not a atone was
familiar to bim be was taken to Mr.
Stelger's bouse. Maud was tbere,
purporting to be Mrs, Btelger'e younger sister.
. At' a consultation tt was decided
to take the middle aged youngster to
tbe country and shot bim up wltb no
other woman under middle age except
bis wife. This was the suggestion of
Mrs. Martlndale wben alone with Mr.
Stelger. -
"1 nave always heard." she said,
"and I believe It to be true, tbat if a
man lives under tne same roof wltb
a woman: win* is one degree removed
from a gorgon she <-au get blm."
So Mr. Throckmorton was taken to
a country piece where there was no
other house within several miles, with
Maud as bis only companion and Mrs.
Martlndale for chaperon. In tbe hope
tbat the former supposed husband and
wife might become one. The object
was'to keep blm away from young
girls, wbo were the only barrier between bim and Maud. Youngsters under twenty are prone, to fall in love
with older women, provided-the latter
hove not reached i he age ot gray hair
and wrinkles. - Hick, or rather, Tom,
which was bis real name, wao pleased
with the attentions of bia quasi wife
tmd so lona as tbere waa no rivalry
gradually felt 'trader ber influence. Bat
it waa dlnlcvK always to keep him no-
dot surveillance, and ''**' waa constantly yearning tor youthful pleooureo. in
the spring be insisted oa Joining a
baseball team. b*ft wao rejected on account of bis age. "We don't want any
old men on this team," the captain aald
to blm, and P!<k went away crestfallen. Maud sympathised wltb Wm
on tufa and other altailar octaskma
when young people snubbed* him. aad
it was not long before be became need
to pouring an bis troubles info bar ear.
When Mrs. -Alartlndala. wba waa
managing the affair, thought the tftao
ripe she hit ��iH>n an expedient to
clinch it. Sbt bunted the eouatry for
tha homeliest woman.to be found,
about her daugbter'a aje: then It was
announced to Tom or pick or Harry,
or whatever bis name was. tbat be
waa about to be introduced to bis wife,
and honor compelled blm to do bar
Justice.
Sarah Tlte wao the foil who was to
drive tbe man-boy into' tbo arms of
tbe woman wbo loved blm. One day
Mrs. Martlndale announced to Dick tbat
bis wife waa in tbe living room ready
to embrace ber husband- He was with
Maud at the time,'and she aadly put
tbe corner of a handkerchief to ber
eye;
"Uoodby." said Tom ruefully.
"Ooodby." aald Mntid wltb a sob.
"1 don't think 1 shall want to go
back to ber."
"Oh. yes, yoo will. You'll forget all
about me."
Mrs. Martlndale interrupted this tender scene and took the lamb to the
slaughter. And It was a veritable
slaughter. Tom on entering the room
saw a woman sitting at tbe other end.
pock marked, snaggle toothed and
wltb a green patch over one eye. She
arose and advanced toward blm with
arms outstretched till she came wilbin
a few feet of bim. when be broke nnd
ran. Tearing up tbe staircase to a
room where he bad left Maud, be
threw himself Into ber arms, crying:
"8aveme!*'
The next and last feature In this little comedy was the fourth act. which
on tbe stage Is usually devoted to
straightening out tbe complications
and bringing everything out happily.
Mr. 8teiger was called In. and there
was another conference. The question
was how to make known to T,om tbe
plot tbat bud been laid to bring him
back to bis true but unlawful wife
without exdtlng his disapprobation
and spoiling everything. Mrs. Martin,
dale proponed that Mr. Steiger explain
it all to tbe dupe, and Mr. Stelger
thought that Mrs. Martlndale would be
tbe fitter person for tbe purpose. Maud
relieved tbem both of the duty by taking it upon herself-that is. she waited
for Tom to give her an opportunity.
The meeting of the terrible creature
wbo had claimed b��m bad added ten
years .to his maturity. After a debate
with himself between bis duty and his
inclination he went to Maud and informed her that, though he thought he
should do Justice to bis wife by marrying her. he preferred to yield to in
clination. He h.id not been legally wed
and was a bachelor. Would she marry
him?
Maud should haco been shocked at
this want of a ��ensp of duty or nt
east yielding to temptation, but she
���vasn't. She folded her beloved In her
irms. told bim that she wan tbe worn
in be was bound to and confessed the
J .lot
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Eli; PepperY
Celebration
-~ Add   How   They   Put a  Damper
on Hit AmiHtioii* Spirit
By  CLARISSA   MACKIE
Copyright oy American t'ress Association. 1911.
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Tbe old home week committee met
In Kli Pepper's little grocery store oo
the nlgbt before the celebration was
to begin. As chairman ot tbe committee Ell bad presided despotically
over bis fellow townsmen, and It was
with something very like relief tbat
tbe committee contempluted the dawning of tbe celebration, for tbat meant
the beginning of tbe end of Ell's self
Imposed tyranny.
Kli Pepper bad been tbe leading spirit In tbe old borne week project He
It was wbo bad slyly planted tbe germ
of the,[Idea in tbe bends of bis neigh*
bors. He bad talked loudly of the
dollars that would roll Into the coffers
of the merchants, of the free advertising that tbelr village would receive,
of waste land that would be sold to
admiring visitors dnce they bad set
foot on the picturesque environs of
Blue Mills. .
All the'arrangements were concluded now. Subcommittees of every sort
had; Heen appointed until there remained1'not one respectable citizen of
Blue Mills wbo was not serving in
some capacity. Diplomacy required
this, and Ell Pepper possessed diplomacy, but his cupidity was greater
and ia��the end proved bis downfall.
EH Pepper as chairman of the committee assumed charge of all tbe arrangements-biting a band from Mill-
ton. oEgaoJzIuff a parade of prominent
citizens (with Ell Pepper In the lead,
of course), getting up a program of
field sports, tub races, greased pole
contests, etc.���until, some auspicious
party hinted that this sudden exhibition of executive ability on the part
of ETf Pepper could have been produced only after months of deep scheming. When tbey realized this fact
the members of the committee waxed
bitter,'and dissension stalked In tbelr
mUot, The factNbat Eli Pepper had
obtained tiie agency for a Millton firm
of decorators and every blue Minolta
"I'M 4 PT-AOJ AMOKIOAK CITIZEN, I AM."
wbo did not own fiags or bunting was
compelled to employ Ell Pepper to
decorate his store front was an added
grievance. Indeed, it might have been
said that this fact was the last straw
that broke their camel's back of patience '
And so on this warm July evening
the old home week committee met
for the last time In Ell Pepper's grocery store. All enthusiasm In tbe project had died out. and there was even
animosity displayed because they had
been stirred from their rut of summer
somnolence ^.
"I guess t lint's about nil," declared
Ell Pepper trotn his sent on the counter. "Everything is ready now. and If
tbe gentlemen of tbe reception committee will be at tbe station to meet
Congressman Kelzer tomorrow morn
ing"-
"What train?" Interrupted one of the
gentlemen aforesaid In a sullen tone.
"Ten-fifty-two." said Ell In a displeased tone. "Of course I don't reckon you know anything about parliamentary rulings. Jake Fleming, but
you didn't ougbter interrupt me tbat
way."
"I don't wanter know anything about
parliamentary rules." was Mr. Fleming's disdainful retort. "This here is
:i free country, and you can't come any
Kngllsb political talk over me. Eli'Pepper'. I'm a plain American citizen. I
am. and I won't be drove by no English sympathizer! You put down con-
gres.sion.il rules and I'll be the fust
(lino to live up to 'em If I 'prove of
*tn!V
"Jake's right. Eli." remarked Wll-
lam BoHIng heavily. "You didn't
���nigbter set up any fnrrin ideas In any
��� it our deads There's another genera-
Win ������otnhia up. arid you best not inter-
���hTf with their- iheir rights as citizens
���? these L'nitt'd States!" He looked
���round for approval and was gratified
><��� several smiling nods.
"You've stirred ui�� trouble." grumbled
Henry Staples from his seat on the
doorstep. -[:x '.y-
���Stirred up trouble!" ejaculated the
astonished Mr. Pepper, kicking his heels
excitedly against the counter. "Why.
If it hadn't been for me there wouldo't
bave been qo old home week!"
"That's wbat ^mean." returned Hen
ry Staples sourly, and he arose and
went away.
- Silently tbe other members of tbe
cpmndttee followed bis example until
at last Ell Pepper was left alone In hla
store staring tn chagrin at the last de*
partlng^sloiicblng form.
"Great Heck! I'd like to know what's
come Into tbem fellows!" be mattered
as be pried up tbe top of the pickle keg.
wbicb be bad securely nailed before the
committee meeting. "I s'pose they're
Jealous because I've had ginger enough
to scrape a little commission here and
there. They'll forget all about It to*
tnorrer when Congressman Keller gets
here and all the crowd."
Where tbe crowd waa coming from
Eli Pepper bad not calculated. He bad
announced, that a crowd wotalo be
there, and be bad expected tbat neigh*
boring- villages would booten forth to
participate In Blue Mllla' old homo
week celebration and spend their dollars in tbat enterprising community.
That these villages tnlgbt be as somnolent as Blue Mllla desired to be. tt
it bad not been for EH Pepper, be did
not consider.
He whistled cheerfully ns be bustled
about his store prying ap the can*
tJously tatteaed covers ot cracker box*
es, cheese case, prune boxes and so
forth, until the long room waa tkllli
ready for business In the morning.
Many eyes watched Kli Pepper that
nlgbt as be went about the closing of
bis'store. Tbey saw blm''open the
closed boxes that should have offered
refreshments. They saw him coma
outside and put up all the wooden
shutters tbat securely closed his win*
dows against Intrusion. These were
barred outside and in and went all
around tbe long low wooden building
even to tbe part that bachelor Ell used
aa living apartments. In the bedroom
shutters, were circular boles cut to admit air at nlgbt Otherwise tbe place
was as securely shattered and barred
as If it were a bank instead of a grocery store. ��� y :':
At last Ell went within, aad tbe out*
side wooden door was closed behind
hltn, and tbe faint penclle of light that
ahone through chinks in tne ahuttaro
disappeared. It wao tw quiet around
the corner stove that tbey could bear
I'M winding bio alarm crock to the bed*
room and thefjca-jld see two round
yellow globes of llfbt on tne gronnd
where tie lamplight abot through tbe
holes In hi* shutter. Then tbe yellow
global died oat and all waa atni.
it w��i not until Bit Pepper gs^o
veat to regular orchestral announcement that be was deep In slumber tbat
the lurWuf members of tna old noma
week committee put their plant lo operation, Henry Staples put tna altua
tjoo rudely:
"He's iDortog to beat tbe< band now,*"
be whispered (to blscompanlona. "Come
op now."
Stealthily tbey went, bearing the
heavy iron bars that belonged to the
wooden inuttered lockup on the hill*
side, ("ulttly tbey removed ��11'* wood*
en bars and replaced them with tbe
Iron ones, and when the Iron bars gave
opt they pieced ��ut the shutters with
crowbar*, and in the front of the store
tbey boldly nailed the shutters fast
The front and back doors were treated
likewise, and wben tbey had finished
|BI1 Pepper, chairman of tbe old home
week committee and leading spirit of
tbe village of Blue Mills, was as securely locked up as If be bad been In
the lockup on tbe hillside.
"It's a good thing there's plenty to
eat In tbere and tbat Ell's used to getting bis own meals." chuckled Henry
8taples a* tbey stole away.
"He's got everything to make blm
happy." granted William Boiling. "He
won't bare to nail up no pickle barrels or cracker boxes for a week."
"We en a look in tbe winder every
nlgbt after he's in bed nnd see If he's
well." added lake Fleming, subduing
any uneasiness be might bave felt.
"Did you get tbat sign ou tbe door
all right'/" asked Wlllium Boiling.
"Of course!" snapped Staples. "It
says that 'Eli Pepper is suddenly call*
ed away and won't return till nfter
old borne week Is over.' I dropped s
note through the bole ln the shutter
telling bim he was to stay there while
we run tbls old borne week business.
1 guess be'll not try to push himself
as a leading citizen after tbls."
"1 expect be'll bave the law on aa,"*
remarked William Boiling heavily.
"He don't know who done It," retorted bia companions.
The next day Congressman Kelzer
delivered an oration to the people of
Blue .Milk They listened tolerently
to bis discourse, and when he had departed tbey told each other they'd
much rather hear the minister talk.
They paraded the village streets to
the admiration of their own kin. for
no outsiders braved the Insufferable
heat to come forth and spend tbelr
money in Blue Mills. At tbe end of
three days all attempt at a celebration had died out. and tbe merchants
took down tbeii decorations and resumed their accustomed seats on their
doorsteps.
Then tbey prudently set about to release Eii Pepper from his enforced seclusion.
"I'll have the law on ye!" be shouted
furiously at his lilierators.
William Boiling stepped forward
heavily.
"You shet up. Eil Pepper, or we'll
have the law on you for a malcontent
���and dangerous to the peace and happiness of this here village."
Thus Blue   Mills  planted   ber  foot
heavily on the Iconoclastic rale of Eli
Pepper and  went  back to the oont-
���' uolent content of ber quiet days.
IN THE KITCHEN;
Many    Brushes   For
Modern Dishwashing.
ut."
m *4*-aa*r euuama
Modern housekeeping requires uos>
ins of brushes and a towel for every
port of dishwashing, Tbls photograph,
taken in a model kitchen, depicts the
various brushes necessary to* clean
properly coffee cups, coffeepot, tumblers, pans, sieves and even coffee aad
tea pot spouts. The towel rock alee
has accommodation for hand and tflMn
towels and separate towels for drying
'rockery and table silver.'    ^ >.
At the Glove Counter.
"No woman." said the woman shopper, "ever tries on bargain counter
Kloves or any gloves that ore sold foe
a dollar or less a pair. Wby. Because
it is tbe un writ ten rule tbat tbey shalt
lot be tried on. ss every woman knowe.
Bold at these special low prices with
little or no profit or pernopo at a lose.
as bargains, tbey must not be made
iesa desirable by trying on. aa every
woman understands. But tbe taenr
they don't understand, which la oata-
raC for they hove leas occasion to. At
any rate, they try on gloves freely and
**HcM;*J^ sale ef aeta*e
loves at a price under a doilai*. end
there were twenty men eround tne
rouoter baying tbeav And weft they
trying them ont Why. certainl*-. very
openly, frankly, naively, standing facing tae counter and trying rntxa aaa
���tending on tbe^utaWrto of tat crowd
l��d^fa<*Ma***ay from the counter aad
fryfag mm. tale not to make ��te*K
���eives invisible, but simply turning fbat
way to get more room.
"And did anybody try to atop tattaf
Not at nil. There were two tales-
women at tbe counter, bat tbey viewed
thia trying on apparently quite undisturbed- Tbey let the men keep right
on, while they continued steadily to
sell gloves, which woo of course quite
tbe correct thing to do. for the men
have oot yet learned tbe law Of tbe
oargaln glove counter."
- i
This Is Fashion's New Tom *e**theater.
Tbe torn crown reappears ever to   !
often, and this Is fashion's last version of this ever popular bat crown,   :v
A cap of marten far. mounted on a  ;
narrow brim of velvet fits the head y
ssun run oat.
closely, and at the top of this fur cop
is the huge crown ot velvet wbicb has
the effect of a great bird, just alighted
on the small tint. At the side or tbe
fur cup is ao ornament ot chenille
and gold cord.
Tube Skirt a Menses to Health.
The bobble :rtid tutie skirts and other
right fitting garments are given as
causes for tuberculosis by Dr. Herman
Spalding, chief of the bureau of medical inspection of Chicago. Loose fitting clothes, he declares, are proper
for maintaining health and happiness.
Dr. Spalding recommends that sizes in
coats and underclothing be purchased
about four sizes larger than those you
have been accustomed to. If they have
been tight fitting
If you have heen wearing a tight fitting hobble or tube skirt be recommends that you forget tbe styles and
order a boopskirt Another recommendation is that when you walk
along the streets shrug your shoulders
and allow the cold air to circulate beneath your clothing If you wouUif
bave bealtb you must give the Ski a
ulr just as you would the lungs.
*'>    81
>    ���(* *si
i��'-w�� 8  TrTE WESTERN CAJLL.  T RAW BERRIES  Are at their finest and best this week.       Now is the time for all  good housekeepers to put up this luscious fruit while it is at per-  section.   HONIG'S keeps the best and at lowest prices.   PRESERVING SUGARS  too.      Ask our Grocery Department.  Camping and Picnic Outfits  Largest and most varied assortment in city and every price cut to lowest.  CAMP STOVES without oven $1.00 up;   with oven $2.25 up.  $5.00 Hammocks, our price $3.45  BUFFALO GROCERY AND  SION STORE-  PROVI-  NEW FEATURES  Drug Department Now Open  Everything finest and best from makers of the highest reputation. Our prices defy  competition.  Iced Drinks and Soda Fountain  Just the most magnificient in the city. Every style of Cream, Sundae or Soft Drink most  carefully concocted and splendidly served���������This alone is worth a visit down town. Give us a  call.  Phone:  Sey,  3472  THE HONIG STORES  3473    1    56-58 and 60 HASTINGS STREET EAST  Phone:  Sey.  3472  3473  J. P.- Sinclair, proprietor of the Buffalo Grocery, was born In Scotland,  and came to Canada In 1904. He has,  resided ln> Vancouver Ave years���������the  last four yeara of which he has owned  and managed the Buffalo 'Grocery,  tfhlch is located at the corner of Commercial Drive and Fourteenth Avenue.  In May of last year his store was  damaged by fire, but Mr. Sinclair, with  genuine Scotch grit, at once remodelled and improved bis building much  to the delight of his many friends and  ��������� "Hi 1 MI I'll i 4 ***** I II1111 11 * 1 !���������! 11 I M M 11 M I I'M 11IIH I'  i..  0*0X10*1.-  NEW    WESTMINSTER    LAND    DISTRICT���������DISTRICT OF NEW WEST-  BfffNSTlCR.  TAKE NOTICE that JOHN W. Mc-  DONELL, ot Vancouver. B.C., occupation  Lumberman, Intends to apply for permission to .purchase the following' described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  Intersection of the South boundary������*  a������ts One (1) and Two (2), Block One  <1). Subdivision of District Lot One  hundred and eighty-four, 0*4). in the  City, of Vancouver, British Columbia,  with the high water mark of Burrard  Inlet which high watermark ta one hundred and sixty-live as5) feet more or  less from the Southeast corner of the  est* lot; thence North sixty-two den-ees  fourteen minutes west (N. ��������������������� 14' v**.>,  dtotant one hundred and twenty-Aye  ���������(125) feet; thence North forty-pne de-  jnaes and twenty-nine minutes East (N.  ������V If B.). distant two hundred and  thirty-four feet; .thence south thirty-  aeven degrees and fourteen tnJnute*,East  <g. ������!��������� 14' E.), .distant one hundred and  twenty-live feet, mow or less, to the  high water mark at the Intersection of  North boundary of Lot Two <8) produced; thence following ths high Water  mark of the ehbre of, Burrard-Inlet to  the point of beginning In a southwesterly  airecUon. JQmJ #^c-x)*,,-^  Per SYDNEY A  LAfXB..  '    Aasnt.  as OVl Guess Who.  (Published in. St James' Gazette. Lon*   don, about one year ago.) .....  A smack of Lord Cromer.  Jeff Davis���������a touch of him.  A little of Lincoln���������not   very   much  of him.  Kitchener, Bismarck, and Germany's  Will.  Jupiter, Chamberlain. Buffalo BI1L  No Comment.  (From the Columbia State.)  "Theodore" means   "Gift of God.'  Absolutely no comment  A Peaceful Quartette.  (From   the   Cborleton   Newa    and  Courier.)  Baltimore proposes to put four dele-  gates to a room.    In order to make  rJ������la������a toteresttof.  mar we ontjtejtjwttb heavy wTtpplw*: papor and then  Harmon, Bryan, Hearst and Qaynor?.nail down tbe U*  Air the bed clothes thoroughly,  fold the blankets in paper and scatter freely among tbe folds hemlock,  or arborvltae sprigs, dry sweet  flogs, lavender, or sachet powder.  These are equally as effective aa  aaotb balls, and give the bed clothes  an agreeable odor. Paate the ends  of the pope rtofether and paate  wrapping paper over the top of the  case in auch a way oa to leave no  cracks through which moths con. And  entrance. t Place these In ' a large  pocking box which bos   been   lined  The population of Greater Vancouver,. Including- Vancouver proper,  South Vancouver, Point Gray- and  Burnaby is now 176,000, having Increased 20 per cent during the last  year; North Vancouver 6690, New  Westminster 17,604. Vancouver, with  its immediate surroundings, Is 225,000.  All of this will soon be embraced in  Greater Vancouver. The Olrental  population Is about 12,000.  The Harbor View Temple of ?the  knights of Pythias sisters gave an  "At Home" social recently with an attendance of over 200 persons. A  "good time" waa the verdict.  The Bismark Cafe license was cancelled by the commissioners. The  propriear, Mr. P. Bancroft, claims that  It was done illegally and demanda ita  return.  American lumber dressed otMwe  side and shipped Into Canada -duty  free will have to pay 26 per cent, fluty  hereafter according to the judgment  of Justice Cassels ot the Exchequer  court.  .*���������*  BabyGo-Cwts (Collapsable) $15to$20  ^;.:"^"T^w������et������ j^p^'"#orfer5-.'- ���������'������������������"-'���������/-;���������-. .::"v  The cars included ia tne offering, comprise all the newest and best features of their  kind, and the materials employed are the very best. The cars are Fulton, Sturgiss and  Gendrou makes���������three of the best known and most reputable makers of baby carriages  in America. There are cars in black, green, brown and grey. Some nickel-plated, some  with automobile hood and each car fulfills every up-to-date and comfort-imparting requirement in springs and paddirig as well as other factors of a sanitary tendency. The  cars sell regularly at prices ranging from $15.00 to $20.00. your choice for.............. *  Tents for Campers  people came yesterday and expressed  their astonishment at Spencer values in  tents which are1 a revelation for this part  of the continent. Many people bought the  small tent to put up on the lawn for the  children. It is just the tent, too, for this  purpose, made of 8-0/.. duck, and measures  6x81/2 feet with 2-foot walls, complete with  guides, for      $6.75  OTHER SIZES���������  8x10 ft. with 3    ft. wall $ 9.75  10x12 ft. with 3    ft. wall  11.5Q  12x14 ft. with 3V*. ft. wall  15.50  14x16 ft. with 4    ft. wall  20.75  5000 yards of Natural  Pongee Silk  AT 25c YARD  A 26-inch pongee of good weight, free  of dressing and every thread pure silk.  Suitable for waists, dresses, underwear,  men's shirts and scores of other purposes,  and at this priee cheaper to use than ordinary gingham. Secure all you require  during this sale at, a yard 25c  Brussels Squares/ Popular Prices  Size 6.9x 9.0; price .$11.75  Size 9.0x 9.0; price 1450  Size 9.0x10.6; priee  10.00  Size 9.0x12.0; price  19.50  There are some of the most pleasing and  most practical patterns we ever saw on  Brussels carpet. Conventional designs in  combinations of brown, black and fawn  are a feature.  Scotch Wool Art Squares  These are tho very best kinds and must  not be mistaken for the cheap art squares  that cost about half these prices. "We.  stocked them to meet the demand of those  who want a rug of the kind but of an improved quality. These rugs are all wool  and considering this we think you will  agree that they are extraordinary value.  Conventional designs.  Size 6.9x 9.0  $ 5.75  Size 9.0x 9.0    8.75  Size 9.0x10.6   10.50  Size 9.0x12.0   12.50  patrons. Today this store Is one of  the most up-to-date groceries on Commercial Drive, which soys much for  Grandview has many fine large new  stores which are a credit to the city  and a phophecy of future business and  wealth when Grandview becomes the  centre of Greater Vancouver that is*  to-be. The accommodating proprietor of The Buffalo Grocery waa the  flrat business man on Commercial  Drive, except one, who antidateo him  by a short time. We predict that  when many others have failed Mr.  Sinclair will be at the head of a very  large and lucrative business, for he  has the true merchant Instinct and  steadily draws trade bio way, keep*  Ing himself, clerks and delivery wagon  buoy every work day In the year,  Readers can see his prices* on another  page. What he soya opunts for candour and veracity are among hla characteristics.  ��������� ��������� , ' yyl y--; y ���������,.-.,;.'  *'���������  LOUGHEED &  :   2343 MAIN STREET  PBONES: FAfrmont 496,      ::  *f  ;��������� We Live for Contentment';;  Contentment means happiness.   Happiness can be obtained in, a cosy home.  WE SELL HOMES  QBT ������8O0 FROM BLIND WQ.  Heavy Fines Imposed on Alexander  '"' it*>eef Worotwi.  Pour women were arrested recently  In a house on Alexander atreet  charged with selling liquor without a  license. As each of tbem bed bjien  'previously charged and fined JiWO.  each, adding that next time he would  Magistrate Shaw doubled the One for  make the penalty . f400.-  There la danger of arrest even on  Alexander ^street Lynx-eyed dec*  ttves are abroad "seeking whom tbey  may devour." May their appetites  never fail until the last offender is  disposed of.  FORTY ARRESTED IN RAID.  Nine Chinese   and Thirty-one   White  Men Caught.  In a recent raid on three houses on  Cordova street the police arrested  forty men, nine of these being Chinamen, who were charged with being  keepers of elisor derly houses. The  remainder were white men and Were  charged with looking on at gambling  games.  In the Police Court fines amounting  to $480 were imposed on 24 of the  men who pleaded guilty to looking on.  They were given * the minimum sentence of $20  ��������� ���������:: /  Modern Home  $500 cash will put you in possession of a thoroughly j  up-to-date six roomed home just a block from the ������  car with every modern convenience.     Price $3500. ���������'!  The terms can be arranged to suit.     We should be i;  pleased to have you make an appointment to inspect ;;  this.    Inspection will lead to a purchase.  :: ;  Port Haney Waterlrontage  We have 3200 feet of deed 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 5& Compare i  the price of this waterfrontage with any nearby and :  you Will appreciate the snap this is.  &  ; 2343 MAIN STREET  -i-*-  >t*������t4*������Al.������<lfc4*������<l������*������������*������  >r������l Mien* ***% MM I **********  The Board of License Commissioners have been tightening the reins of  the hotels and cafes in an admirable  manner, much to the delight of the  citizens. On motion of Commissioners Pyke and Hackett it was resolved  that all hotel dining rooms or cafes  shall be closed from 12 midnight to  6 a.m., and no vocal music performance will be permitted at any hour.  SPEAKING PICTURES.  Chronophone Films Exhibited With  Startling Realism In t-ondon.  London, May 16���������Movlng pictures  tbat speak were exhibited here last  week at the Royal Institution.  The crowing of a cock and the roaring of a lion were reproduced from tbe  films with such realism as to make  the spectators feel that tbe originals  were actually present  The Instrument Is called a "chronophone" which combined with the gram-  ERN'3STSHAW,P.C,  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  390-991KI Ave., *3��������� Vancouver, ft. C*  Close to Main Street  Office Hours: l:30fto6.  Nervous Troubles and Chronic Diseases given special attention. Epilepsy,  St. Vitus Donee, Sciatica, Headaches,  Female Troubles, etc* If yon are ruf-  fering in any way call and see me. I  make no charge for consultation and I  may be able to help you.  --������������������,��������� r.i.t...,.���������,>    ...-,- ���������.,��������������� ���������>-������������������.-j ophone  records using cinematograph  The Chinamen who were arrested  _, , ...    ... ... w  films produces the life-like results.  entered a plea of not guilty, the case  being adjourned, when tbey will be  defended by Mr. G. R. Long.  3000 yards of 3^-inch Natural Pongee  at 39 cents per yard  Regular 75c Yard. bright finish and suitable for almost every  Anyone who buys this silk at 39e a yard purpose  that  pongee  can  be  used  for;  secures a bargain.    It is a good weight Please note that it is the wider width, 34  silk, free from flaws in the weave.   A nice inches.   Sale'price, per yard 39c  34-inch dress pongees; regular 85c yard; sale priee 65c  30-inch dress pongees; regular $1.25 yard; sale price 85c  30-iuch coating pongee; regular $1.25 yard; sale price 75c  DAVID SPENCER, LIMITED  TWO FERRIES    FOR    WEST    VANCOUVER.  One of the New Launches Ready This  Week���������Other Ready Soon.  The sum of $40,000 is to be spent on  the launches to accommodate the Increased traffic from Vancouver to  West Vancouver. There will be two  launches giving a half hour service,  starting with the latter part of this  week.  Slazenger, Ayres, Wright and Pitson  Tennis Racquets and Balls  These and many other famous makers  are represented in our  stoch which  is the most  comprehensive in the Province.  f.f.i'iiiiii-7.  ��������� ������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-m.aa...t(t  ��������� "/���������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������..������.������,,,,.  -���������>������������������%���������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..������������������,r .  ������:���������<���������"<���������������" ���������������������������������������...   Mr. George Bury, general manager  of the C. P. R., announces that Vancouver and Winnipeg ������will have a  complete system of telephones as soon  as Vancouver and Kamloops are connected. The dispatchers will be stationed in North Bend.  TISOALLS LIMITED  (Successors to Chas. E. Tisdall) 919-999 Ha*tlng* 9*., Woat  *+.M**.l************************ **********************  m  OFFICE  HOURS:  9 to 12 1 to 5  Saturday evening,  7 to 9 or by appointment  106 Bank ef  Ottawa Building||  Corner  Seymour* Hastings' ���������  Phone Sey. 532  Q.W.GIRMMETT  Optometrist and  Eye Sight Specialist  Consultation Free.  He Sees Best  Who foresees the consequence of eye neglect and  sees us in time to avoid serious 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.  Geo. Q. Bigger  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  t  Jeweller & Optician  143 Hastings Street, W*  l*44******4^**4***4������**H***Ot************<t************

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