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 ���������>   V -  ���������Ai,  ^jr  //^l   /  J./*     'J    -  i    -:  Subscribe for  The Western Call  Today  ,      ������������������     K -4-V1  .See Advt.  on Back Page an  Act To-Day  -A -  j1 ���������_  Published in the interests of Greater Vancouver and the Western People  VOLUME VI.  '1. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SEPTEMBER 18. 1914  5 Cents Per Copy  No. 19  Partial Moratorium Urged for British Columbia  > ^     |     I /  Sensational Bill to Aid the Homeless and Landless'Brought Down in the United States-^-See Page 4  The Conversion of Britain's Greatest Peace Advocate^See Page 5  JU V  *(,    -  A PARTIAL MORATORIUM  URGED FOR B. C.  On Tuesday night Mr. H. H. Stevens, M. P.,  sent the following dispatch to Ottawa:  "Right Hon. Sir R. L. Borden:���������  "Since returning to Vancouver I find conditions such as to create alarm for the near future  as regards payments on maturing mortgages and  land sale agreements. It is impossible to get new  loans on the best of security and certain avaricious persons exhibit the temdency to force foreclosure proceedings, taking advantage of war  conditions. There is also a lot of German money  invested through local companies, which companies are forcing payment or forfeiture on behalf  of their clients. Recently .a Supreme Court judge  declared that he had no power to staj* the execution of a judgment authorizing foreclosure. I  would urge on your government to exercise the  power given it at the recent session and declare  a moratorium on all mortgages and agreements  as a necessary action in view of the conditions,  and would respectfully press strongly for immediate action by the government.  "(Signed) H. H. Stevens."  In referring to his dispatch to Jthe Premier,  Mr. Stevens stated that he felt that such action  was a necessary step on the part of the government to protect citizens who may feel themselves  in jeopardy owing to the general tightness of  money. It would not apply to general business  or commercial indebtness, but would affect only  payments on mortgages and agreements for sale,  and the recommendation applied only to these  two forms of indebtness, in which the creditor  was amply secured and not to a general moratorium in which all classes of indebtedness would'  be included. His action, he stated, had been inspired by numerous cases brought to his attention  where extreme hardship had been inflicted with  no immediate benefits possible to the parties instigating the foreclosure.  Mayor Baxter, when spoken to in regard to  this telegram, said:  "I think it is a very good idea.  From what I  have heard about the way foreclosures are being  ^forced itJsJiimeJfoatJome_suchj^  h***************************^  .    f  Regarding the indebtedness of the men who have  gone to the front J may say that in our work on  the relief committee in dealing with the mortgagors and vendors of land held by the volunteers  we have riot had a single case in which there has  been shown any inclination to press for the money.  Every man has said that as far as they were concerned the payment can stand. However, the exigencies of business may require the transfer or  assignment of some of these claims, and they may  fall into less generous hands. But as far as the  present holders of these claims I can only say  that they have been most liberal and it has been  a great pleasure to have associations with them.  Outside of these cases, however, there are undoubtedly men who are pushing foreclosure pro-.  ceedings beyond any necessity, and anything that  will postpone these foreclosures will do good."  Mr. Jonathan Rogers, president of the Board  of Trade, also approved of the recommendation  of the Member of Parliament. "I quite agree that  some such steps should be taken," said he.  "Whether a moratorium is best or not I am not  sure, but these foreclosures should be stopped  until better times. I have been urging something  on this line for some time, but just how it could be  worked out is difficult to determine. It might  be that the courts could appoint a.trustee to administer property subject to foreclosure, so that  the mortgagors would be assured of such revenue  as it might produce. I think also that something  should be done to lighten the burden of7 business  men who although possessed of ample assets are  yet unable to secure from the banks cash with  which to prosecute their business on the scale demanded."  The following reply to Mr. Stevens' telegram  to the Premier has been received:  : ���������'���������.������������������     -������������������'*  H.i H. Stevens, M.-P., Vancouver:  "Your telegram respecting mortgages. We  are advised that such matters are under the juris-'  diction and control of the Provincial Legislatures.  The subject has been commended to the consideration of every provincial government some weeks  ago.  "B. L. Borden."  This question then is now up to Victoria.  ��������� - o  MEN OF IHE HOUR  O i *  i"_"t"t' -1' <��������� -t' ���������!��������� 't'���������������!��������� ������������������������ -t' ���������!��������� '!��������� -t- ���������!��������� ���������!���������������<������������������!��������� ���������?��������� ������������������������ -I-l-l' -t-<g X X ! It *<l1' 1 'I t l"i'l * HH'H II114 II11 11 H 111 li 11 lilt HI It *l-  T  X  '������������������-'.".    GTO3JtAfrJOFFR"E  Commander-in-Chief of our French Allies  tw war pay mm  The Germans are now lined up for another  great battle, which they must fight and win if  they are to make g^  Their right wing rests on Noyon, 14 miles north of  Compeigne, then sweeping south and north in a  semi-circle, passes by Laon, then straight east to  Rethel, and from there to a point just north of  Verdun, then due east to the German fortress of  Metz, on which their left wing rests. This battle  is now on, and must be won by the German to  prevent disaster. The situation is described as  satisfactory by both French and British official  bureaus.  London.���������-From official Press Bureau:   "It is  stated from Russian official sources that the rout  of the Austrian army in Galicia is complete. The  Austrian loss since the taking of Lemberg is estimated-at-250,000 killed and- wounded,^lOO.OCHK  prisoners, 400 guns, many colors and vast quantities of stores. The Germans made desperate efforts to save the Austrian army, but failed completely, losing 36 pieces of heavy artillery and several dozen pieces of siege artillery."  Nish, Servia.���������The Montenegrins defeated the  Austrians at Koulilivo on September 13. The  Servians have finally* driven the Austrians across  the Drina after several desperate engagements,  and are now advancing into Bosnia. Nothing im-  portant on the Danube. "  Latest War News  London, Sept X7-Eari Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, in the House of  Lords today, took the country into his confidence as to what the British army  had already done to assist their French allies, and spoke of what would be done in  the future of the war, which he said probably would be a long one.  "There are already in France," said Earl Kitchener, "rather more than six  divisions of our expeditionary forces. The latest advices from Sir John French," he  said, "did not materially change the situation from the published statements. The  troops were in good heart, ready to move forward when the moment arrived."  In addition to the six divisions of troops, he said there Were two divisions of  cavalry in France, which were being maintained at their full strength, while further  regular divisions and additional cavalry were being organized from units drawn from  over-seas garrisons. A division of territorials haa already left for Egypt, a brigade  for Malta and a garrison for Gibraltar. As to the two new armies, new divisions  were now assembling at training quarters, and a third army Was being formed on  the new camping grounds. A fourth army was being created and Indian divisions  were on their way.  Havre, Sept.17.���������The Germans have abandoned Laon and Lafere and are moving back to the  hastily improvised fortifications and entrenchments at Sedan and M^rieres. This more than any other  move shows the seriousness of the situation for the Germans.  With some~ hitherto unrecorded developments pending, which may materially aid the Allies, the  censorship has become stricter than ever.  Antwerp.���������Belgians reject offer of extension of territory said to have been made, by Baron von  der Goltz for ah armistice. Belgium's reply was a renewed attack on German lines precipitating a  four days' battle.  Paris.���������The Kaiser has sent a telegram to the King of Italy, as follows:���������  "Conqueror or conquered, I shall never forget your treason."  This is one more case of lese majeste.  The Vancouver Board of Trade have given Mr. Fee till today to resign his membership ere calling a meeting to expell him.   Sentiment seems strong against the attitude taken by Mr. Fee.  THE WAR DAY BY DAY  Cape Town, Sept. 12.���������South Africa will up-   '  hold   the   Empire in its conflict with Germany.  Premier Botha in a thoroughly loyal speech, held ,  that when the Empire was at war the Union was  also at war, her troops therefore had been mob- "''  ilized land the Union would undertake operations *  against German Southwest Africa whose troops   >  had already invaded Union territory.   The Imper- .  ial government had arranged a loan for the Union  of $35,000,000 to cover war expenses.  Paris.���������The Germans have been decisively defeated on the Marne, and are now in full and  rapid retreat. The French and British forces  are pursuing closely, and it is thought in many *  quarters that the Germans" will have some difficulty in extricating the armies of Von Kluck and  the Prince of Wurtemberg. News is also received  today, from Vitry le Francois that the Germans  have abandoned the attack on the French centre  that has been raging fiercely for four days, and  are retreating on Nancy. The French forces' following up have re-occupied Luneville.  Antwerp.���������The Belgium army haa   resumed  the offensive, and is harrassing the enemy.   They'  have driven ,the Germans back as far as Louvain.  Ghent and neighborhood is now free from German troops, the detaehment left here to collect ^  assessment -Jiaving-gone south probably to .assist  in the retree^ torn France.  Petrograd.���������The Russians gained a glorious  victory over Austrians at Kraauik and Tomaasow  ���������also to west and northwest of liemberg. Two  hundred officers and 30,000 men with many.big  guns���������-Maxims and stores were captured.  Milan.���������Following up the passage of the Pan*  ube.and capture of Semlin tbe Servians are now  preparing to march on Buda Pest, ������nd thus eon-  London.���������All classes in Britain unite in destitute a menace on the German flank. >  manding fight to a finish. Lloyd George's two  sons and younger brother have "joined" for active service.  London, Sept. 14.���������It is officially announced  that the British troops, won a signal victory on  the Aisne yesterday- The passage of the river  was stubbornly contested. The French troops  on British right and left were also successful in  face of like difficulties���������the Germans were driven  back along the line and many more prisoners  taken.''.'''. '���������-"���������  * ���������  London.���������General Joffre in an official communication says that an "incontestable" victory  has been won over the enemy.        v  ,._ EetrogrM.=rA- seventeen^daysl=battle^in. Gal-   icia ends in decisive victory for the Russians. The  Austrian forces are completely beaten, and may  probably henceforth be disregarded as a factor  in the war.  Dijon, France.���������The Germans have evacuated  the region of Nancy. The French centre has victoriously resisted a ten day's attack at this point.  The vattack here for part of the time being under  the personal direction of Kaiser Wilhelm. The  Belfort district is also freed of Germans, and is  now being re-occupied by the French who still  hold Tharnn and the outskirts of Altkirche.  Rome.���������Austria shas removed her first line of  troops from the Italian frontier in order to  strengthen her forces facing the Russians.  Sept. 15, Paris.���������Battle commenced on Sunday  still continues with advantage day by day to the  Allied forces. On the left wing the armies are in  close touch with the enemy on the whole front  from the heights north of the river Aisne to those  west and south of Rheims. On the centre our forward movement between the Argonne district and  the Meuse continues. Verdun is not now and  never has been invested. Fort Troyon, which  protects the heights of Meuse, has been bombarded on several occasions.  Nothing new on the right wing.  Sept. 16, London.���������The general position along  the Aisne river, is very favorable. Several counter attacks by the Germans have been repulsed,  and a slight advance made by our troops and by  the French armies both on right and left of lis.  Soisson, France.���������The German right wing  abandoned Soissons on Monday, and retreated  north of the river Aisne.  Rome.���������The military had to be called out to  suppress a demonstration in opposition to Italy's  continued   neutrality.    The Italian   people are V  strongly in favor of joining the Allies in the war  to suppress Prussian militarism.  Sept. 17, Amiens.���������It is reported here that the  German right wing is now encircled by the Allies.  London.���������The battle of tbe Aisne has been  fought and won by the Allies and adds another  chapter of heroism and daring to those won; by  the A^ies at Mons and in the battle of the Marne. I -���������  THE  WESTERN  CALL.  Friday September, 18 1914  The Mt. Pleasant  Dry Goods House  _._���������     ~^_^ ^_-_-_-----__ ���������*>���������  SPECIAL CLEARING SALE  Women's and Girls'  SWEATEB COATS  Ladies' Sweater Coats, Sizes  34 to 40, Reg. to $4.00 for $2.35  Regular $4.50 and $5.00  Sweater Coats, now   -   $3 35  Regular $5.50 to $7.00  Sweater Coats, now   ���������   $3.95  Girls' Sweater Coats, Sizes  20 to 28, Reg. $1.00, now $ .75  Sizes 22 to 30, Regular  $1.50 to $2.00, now     -   $1.10  Sizes 26 to 34, Regular  $2.50 to $3.00 now      -   $1.95  Boys Suits on Sale  Boys' Tweed Suits, Regular to $5.50 for  -   -   -   $2.90  Regular to $8.00, Sizes 2S to 34..now   -   -   -   -   $5.00  Mens' Underwear  28 SPECIAL LINES  All Wool, Plain and Ribbed, Special $1.00 a Garment  Fleece Lined, Special 65c. a Garment.  Shoe Sale  Continues with Further Reductions.    Boys' High Cut  Boots, all Reduced.   Bargains in every pair of Boots in  the Stock.  See our Millinery''4t is Cheap,  BINGHAM'S  COWm  MAIN  STREET ������������������' and EIGHTH AVENUE  Phone Seymour 9086  The American,Bible Society reports an appeal from Germany .for  Bibles for use among the soldiers,  and for money to aid in distributing  them: We would suggest that if the  society finds it practicable to forward these Bibles, it would be well to  underscore some passages in the New  Testament; also to send a marked  copy to the Kaiser.  INTEREST  ON DEPOSITS  subject to chequej  credited  12 Times a Year  We give special atten  tion to Naturalization  Closed at 1:00 O'clock on Saturdays  Specially insured against burglary  and hold-upa.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Dow, Fraser Trust Co.  122 Hastings St., W.  L  qUARANTEEP  American SJJk  HOSIERY  2 ������k Mm Yim^Kmm/  The* Hose  They ���������tood the test when all  others failed. They give real foot  comfort. They have no seam* to  rip. They never become loose and  baggy as the shape is knit in, not  pressed in." They are GUARANTEED for fineness, for style, for  superiority of material and workmanship, absolutely stainless, and  to wear six months without holes  or replaced by new pairs free.  OUR FREE OFFER  .,'...  To every one sending us 50c to  cover shipping charges, we will  send, subject to duty, absolutely  free:  Three pairs of our famous  men's AMERICAN SILK  HOSE with written guarantee,  any color, or  Three pairs of our Ladies'  Hose , in Black, Tan or White  colors, with written guarantee.  DON'T DELAY-Offer expires  when dealer in your locality is  selected. Give color and size  desired.  The International Hosiery Co.  ,21Bittner Street  Dayton, Ohio, U. S. A.  Lieut. Tynee and Some of the "Die-Hards" of the 31st B. C. Horse  War Song of ike B. C. Horse  There aren't many stations on the  transcontinental system of the Canadian Pacific which don't know, by  this time, that the 31st British Columbia Horse have passed through on  their way to the front. At any rate,  they should know it, judging by the  noise the troops made when they sang  their regimental ditty while passing  through Montreal, and which they  sang every time the tram stopped between there and the Pacific coast  This is the ditty  British Columbia Horse are we,  From Canada's Pacific sea,  To make the Kaiser understand  He must respect our Motherland.  Now we're on our way to war;  What in reason are we going for?  We're going to get the Kaiser's goat,  And shove his whiskers    down    his  throat.  We are the B. C. Horse you see,  And on our way to Germany,  We'll stick as one through thick and  thin,  And fight our way to old Berlin.  We'll make him bow and scrape to us  For stirring up this nasty fuss;  We'll make him dance the Highland  Fling.  And "Rule Britannia" loudly sing.  Some of the Members of the Corps of Guides  Big Gun Practice  A Detachment of the '' Corps of Guides ".  DISTRIBUTION OF RAMS AND BOARS  THE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF  AGRICULTURE  As the distribution of pure bred stallions and  bulls, 125 and 414 of which respectively have been,  located in different parts of the Dominion, has  now been; completed for the current year, it is  announced that the live stock brtmch of the  Federal Department of Agriculture will undertake a further distribution of pure bred rams and  boars during the months of August, September  and October nexj, to associations of farmers organized in districts in which the services of satisfactory breeding animals in these classes are not  already available. Applications for rams and  boars, a large number of which have already been,  received, should be made /at an early date, as it  will not be possible to consider those that are not  secure the services of such stock should arrange  to organize an association in their district and  forward their application to the Live Stock Com-'  mission er, Department of ' Agriculture, Ottawa,  from whom application blanks and all information with respect, to the conditions under which  pure bred sires are distributed, may be obtained.  It is understood that all applications shall be  reported upon by officers of the live stock branch  and that favorable action as regards any application shall be subject to the approval of the Live  Stock Commissioner. Letters addressed to the  Department do not require postage  Phone Seymour 943  Davies & Sanders 1  General Contractors  55-66 DAVIS CHAMBERS  615 HASTINGS ST. W. :;  B.C; EQUIPMENT CO.  MACHINERY, DEALERS  CONCRETE  MIXERS, STEEL  CARS, ROCK CRUSHERS, ELECTRIC,  STEAM AND GASOLINE HOISTS.       WHEELBARROWS, TRANSMISSION  MACHINERY,   GASOLINE  ENGINES,  PUMPS  AND ROAD MACHINERY.  Offices: 609-613 Bank of Ottawa Bldg.  Phone Seymour 9040 (Exchange to all Departments)  SEALED  SECURITY  is essential to safe investment.  ������\        Our Debentures guarantee a  >*        a return of 5^���������are negotiable  DEBENTURES   -are secured by  $7,480,339  Assets.  A% on Savings Deposits. Subject to cheque  withdrawal. Interest compounded quarter-  yearly.  The Great West Permanent Loan Company  Vancouver Branch: Rogers Bldg., Ground Floor  R, J. POTTS, Manager.  BUITAL0 QR0CERY  Commercial Prlve and 14th Avenue  Oyaraoleed W  J3est Quality  Groceries  4. P. Sinclair* Prop.  HOUSEHOLD GOODS *- OFFICE FURNITUttt  niiu:ji:_  BY CII������AP������ST   RCurrfi-   ,.   fcR   ink.    fcNrihfc   H/OKll)  CAMPBELL STORAGE COMPANY  MOVING - PACKING- STORAGE-SHIPPING  PHONE. SEYMOUR 7360.  OFFICE 857 BEATTY ST.  r  The Bank of  ���������\  A HOME INSTITUTION  being the only Canadian Chartered Bank with Head  Office in British Columbia.  Accounts may be opened at any branch of the Bank  with deposits of One Dollar and upwards. Interest  paid at the current rate.  A General Banking Business Transacted  ���������_��������� rC:"-k//"^\  ���������*'  Friday, September 18, 1914  THE  WESTERN CALL  3  JiK  For Sale and  For Bent  Cards  10c each 3 for 25c  WESTERN CALL OFFICE, 203 Kingsway  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICE  Before employing' a Private Det.3Ctive. if you don't  know your man, aak your  legal adviser.  JOHNSTON, the Secret  Service Intelligence Bureau. Suite 103*4  319 Pender St., W.  Vancouver, B. C.  'Try Our Printing  Quality  Second   to None  * *  X.   A. E. Harron J. A. Harron                 G. M. Williamson   *  % X  1 '                    1  X  HABBON BBOS.  FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS  VANCOUVER NORTH VANCOUVER  Office & Chapel���������1034 Granville St.      Office & Chapel���������122 Sixth St. W.  Phone Seymour 8486 Phone 134 -  ������^������4^4.I.4fc.fr.{.4*l.}..*4.fr4$4^44{Wfr4^fr4fr4{4.fr.{4.frlfr4fr.^  - * * ** * * * ***************^*******>*******************^ *  J Trader's Trust Company, Ltd.  |  328-333 Rogers Bldg. Vancouver, B. C.  ���������v '   X  GENERAL AGENTS:  Pacific States Fire Insurance Company  Franklin Fire Insurance Company I  A GENERAL TRUST BUSINESS TRANSACTED |  efr^f}���������$������*}������ tfy ifr t{���������}Mfrn$M|wfr>fr ������fr fr ������fr������}������������$������������$������������3������������$������������fr>i}*������3M$*    ^i^^>^NJm^������������$*^������*^������������^������%^m^^m^i^i^*^  South Shore Lumber Co.  it  LIMITED  Lumber Manufacturers  1 Front St., Foot of Ontario St      *  INTERNATIONAL DRY FARMING CONGRESS  Ninth International Dry Farming  Congress, Wichita, Kansas, October 12-15, 1914.  While the program for the sessions  of the International Dry Farming congress to be held at Wichita, Kansas,  October 12-15, is still in the process  of making to some extent, yet it has  practically been completed. The distinctive thing about the program is  the fact that representatives who are  in attendance will not be compelled  to bring credentials with them from  any appointive power.'. This is a clear  departure from the usual rule of congresses, conferences, conventions and  the like. The idea in departing thus  from the usual custom is to simplify  and democratize the Ninth sessions  so far as possible and to extractv the  highest possible usefulness from!  them.  The Rev. Dr. Alexander M. Brodie,  pastor of "the First Presbyterian  church of Wichita", will deliver the invocation". The assemblage will be  called to order by W. I. Drummond,  of Muskogee, Oklahoma, chairman of  the International.Board of Governors.  Then there will be the introduction  of Charles W.'Southward,.of Wichita,  chairman of the Kansas Board of Control,   followed   by   the   addresses   of  welcome.      ��������� . >  Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in jFe railroad hi theT>anhaildle of Tex"  States department of agriculture in  the dry land agriculture work; by A.  H. Leidigh, agronomist, Texas Experiment stations, and L. E. Call, agronomist, Kansas Agricultural College,  and it was this which lay at the root  At the conclusion of the session,  there will be the presentation of the  Chicago Association of Commerce  trophy, valued at $300, to the nation,  making the best exhibit in the Exposition.  There will also be the presentation  of the World's Sweepstakes, a $325  International 6-horse p*ower portable  oil engine, given by the International  Harvester Company of America, to  state or province, Kansas excluded,  the farmer -growing the best bushel  of wheat.  Wednesday afternoon there will be  a session on Farmstead Irrigation,  with H. B. Walker; State Irrigation  Engineer of Kansas, in the chair. Addresses will be made by R.1 H. Forbes, of the Arizona Experiment ��������� Station; L. A. Merrill, Agricultural Com-,  ni'issioner of the San Pedro route,  Salt Lake City, Utah, on the subject  of "Supplementing Precipitation by  Subterranean Waters;" by E. B.  House of the' Colorado Agricultural  College, and by H. M. Bainer, agricultural  demonstrator for the Santa  the consistory,  there will be a ses-1 as> and Vice-President of  sion on demonstration work, with the'grgsg.:  roll call of states. Following    this    special  Discussions or reports will be lim-  the Con-  PHONE Fairmont IM      VANCOUVER, B. C.  |.4.}i4|.i|i.t.l|.i|i.t.ili.t-'t"l"l"H"l"K"t"<"t'4"t"tilt' ���������������.K������^K^>������H*^''l'^������1"������'I":''|'il'^i|iit<.ti  4J44J44^^44JMJ4<{^444J44{44J^I4{MJ444J44{.������^M{������.J..{>4|������4{>.}.|{������>^������������}|      ^44^44<j^^|^^44J4^4������jl4J44J^MJwJM}^44{w^<{llj������<}4l|4l|4l^llf.  __  The Housewife's Summer Slogan  ������t  No husband who cares tor the comfort of his wife and no housewife  who would properly safeguard her health during the summer Bhould  neglect to consider the advantages of cooking with gas during the  coming heated term. X  The Cost is Small-The Returns are Urge    |  At the present time we are able to give prompt service in (he making |  of connection with onr mains, hence we advise yon to act promptly. f  " A phbw cMl on New  at your disposal full particulars concerning connection with our mains.  A visit to our salesrooms will enable you to see a full line of jtuar-  aoteed Gas Appliances, suited to every purse or particular demand.  VANCOUVER GAS CO.  Carrall and  Hastings St*.  Plione  .Seymour 5000  n38 Oranvllle St.  Near Davie St.  '************************* ****************/**********  We deliver and hang Telephone Sey. 813  all Shades complete in place  F. W. BOWES & Co.  MANUFACTURERS   OF  Window Shades, Brass Curtain Rods and Fittings  Measurements taken and  Estimates given.  All Colors and Sizes made  "     ..   to Order  1257 Granville St.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ���������_~:~:~:~:~>**.K^:^>*^  ������ 7  t\ *  f  *  *  f  T.       *  SEE OUR OFFER ON  PAGE 8  THE  I Montreal Family Herald & Weekly Star, |  t  *  THE WESTERN CALL  :      " " ���������  and Famous War Map-������$1;50.  ?-i uniiiiii i x 1 xx wM'ii 111 'ii tn xx >x 1. *** mmtnii i.  ited to five minutes. .Responses on  the part ofv states of the West in the  sub-humid region will be made by  representatives' of agricultural colleges, experiment stations, or those  familiar with the progress of agriculture and bf dry farming in the sub-  humid regions. These reports will be  very interesting indeed.  Monday night at 8 o'clock the governors' session will be held, Governor  George.H. Hodges, of Kansas, presiding. There will be addresses by perhaps half a 'dozen governors in attendance, including Governors Lee  Cruce, of Oklahoma, Elias M. Amnions, of Colorado, E. W. Major, of  Missouri, Joseph  M. Carey, of Wy  oming, O. B. Colquitt, of Texas, and'f  program  there will be a general program with  addresses by Charles Dillon, managing  editor of the Capper Publications, Topeka, Kansas, on "Goood Roads;" by  George Harcourt, deputy minister of  agriculture, Province of Alberta, Canada, and by W. J. Kerr, president of  the  Oregon Agricultural College.  There will also be a short address  by Senator Joseph L. Bristow, of Kansas, who may talk upon the parcel  post, being chairman of the Parcel  Post Commisison of the United  States.  Wednesday night will be Foreign  Night with Minister W. R. Motherwell, of Regina, ��������� Saskatchewan, Can-  iada. in the chair.   '  There will be the presentation of  *****************************^  and Cut  AT HALF PRICE  Our entire stock of silverware and cut glass I  .has been marked at exactly half price.   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B. ��������� .,,.    - -        .    .    .   ..      _.  ���������      , c    t.   r. ,   _ .words from each, including the min-  Hanna, of South Dakota. ���������. , . ������  -,. . t,      . istcr from    Argentina,    Romulo    S  The  session on Tuesday morning,  October 13, at 8 o'clock will be the  livestock session.  Adddresses will be made by George  W. Rommel of the Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department of Agriculture; F. B. Mumford,  Dean of the Missouri College of Agriculture; Dr, J. B. Rutherford, Agricultural and Livestock Commissioner,  Canadian Pacific Railway Company,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada; W. J. Coch-  el, Professor of Animal Husbandry,  Kansas Agricultural College; W. J.  Carlyle, of Idaho, and Colonel I. T.  Pryor, of San Antonio,. Texas, past  president of the Texas Cattle Raisers'  Association and one of the leading  livestock men in the United States.  Tuesday afternoon there will be a  general session. There,will be addresses by W. R. Motherwell, Minister- of Agriculture, Saskatchewan  Province, Canada; by Charles S.  Gleed, Topeka, Kansas, Director of  the Atcheson; Topeka & Santa Fe  railroad; -by1^H;���������W7"Vbgti~rSpecialist  in Rural Education, United States  Bureau of Education; by a representative of the United States. Forest  Service on grazing, and by John Par-  rjett.' Director General of the Pan-American Union,',���������.Washington,' on the  subject, "Agriculture and Pan-American Development."  There will also be addresses Tuesday afternoon by Se'nators Thomas  P. Gore of Oklahoma, chairman and  William H. Thompson, of Kansas,  member of the Committee on Agriculture of the United States Senate.  The principal address will be that  of Dr. T. N. Carver, chief of the office of Rural Organizations, United  States Department of Agriculture, and  Professor of Economics at Harvard  University.  There will'be addresses by E. Dana  Durand, Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota, and former director of the United States census, on  the subject, "The Relation of Population to Food Supply," by Frank L.  McVey, president-of the University  of North Dakota and chairman of the  Second Conference on Marketing and  Rural Credits," by Charles J. Brand,  chief of the office of markets of the  United States Department of Agriculture, on the subject, "General Problems in Marketing Farm Products,"  and possibly by William G. McAdod,  secretary of the United States treasury department, on the subject, "The  Relation of the New Currency Act to  the   Farmer."  Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock  the subject will be "Crops and Soils."  There will be addresses by Carleton  R. Ball, cerealist. United States Department of Agriculture; by John  Bracken, Professor of Field Husbandry, College of Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; by  C. V. Piper, agrotologist, United  States department of Agriculture; by  W. W. Burr, agronomist of the United  Naon; Harold Hamil Smith, editor  of Tropical Life, London, on the subject "Progress of Dry Farming  Methods in the Tropics;" by N. P.  .Escobar 'of Escobar Herrnanos Agricultural College, Juarez, ��������� Mexico; by  A. Aa.onsohn, director of the Jewish  Experiment Station at, Haifa, Palestine; E. Pasmaezoglou, Grecian consul at St. Louis; Williariv P. Anderson, Agricultural Commissioner from  Russia to the United States;.���������'.'..Niel  Nielson, Australian Trade Commissioner to the United States, and by a  Chinese representative.  Thursday morning, October !5,  there will .be the, sesion on Dairying  and Silos. There will be addresses by  a representative of the United States  Department of Agriculture arid of,  Canada; by E. C. Johnson of the Kansas Agricultural College oh the agricultural demonstration movement; by  Roy C. Potts, of Oklahoma; by O. E.  Reed, of Kansas; by T- A. Borman,  of Topeka and several others. ...:___.. .  ���������Adjournment sine die of the Congress will be at the conclusion or the  afternoon session of Thursday, October IS. v . ,  At 6:30 o'clock Thursday night, October 15, at the Wichita club, there  will be a dinner by the Kansas Board  of Control to distinguished guests  and representatives present at the  Congress and Exposition.. This will  be followed at 8:30 by Congress  Night at the Exposition.  SPECIALS  FOR THIS WEEK  4-HH__H_HB__M_d_____.H_____ML_-_^  1 sack B .C. Sugar j  3 lbs. 40c (Hillside Tea) j M  1000 lbs. of our famous Indian  and Ceylon Tea on Sale  at    -    -    -    50c per lb.  A One  Pollar Bill  Try Yonr UucH.  in every Tenth Pound.  Ceylon Tea,  3 lbs. for  C. & ^. Pest,  -    -    $1.00  We want to sell the tea that brings you back  for more.  rices This Week  ALWAYS AT YOUR SERVICE  Cochrane & Elliott  Tea, Coffee and Grocery Men  C0.D.  If the Cash-on-Delivery System is in use in your country, then  you needjonly send 10/ for either 2 Rings you select and pay  balance when you receive the Rings,     listers, Ltd., Ijt, Eiglaii  MASTEKS'   LTD.  ILLUSTRATED  CATALOGUE  may be seen at  203    KINGSWAY  any day  between 8 a.m.  and 5 p.m.  Saturday till 12  noon.  Orders left with  V. Odium THE WESTERN CALL  Friday, September 18.1914  THE WESTERN CALL  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  BY THE  TERMINAL CITY PRESS, LTD.  HEAD OFFICE:  203 Kingsway, Vancouver  Telephone Fairmont 1140  Subscriptions  One Dollar a Year In Advance  $1.SO Outelde Canada  If you do not get ^CALL" regularly  it is probably because your subscription  is long overdue. Renew at once. If paid  up, phone or write complaint today.  A BILL FOR THE HOMELESS AND LANDLESS  A bill has been brought forward at. Washington, D. C, that is attracting more than.'ordinary  serious attention: .  It requires the Federal reserve board to organize and put into effect, a system under which  loans of not to exceed $5,000 in each case may be  made to any one person at an interest, rate not to  exceed 4 per cent, for a period not longer than 20  years.  "Such loans," says the bill, "shall be made  only for the purpose of acquiring farm lands or  city property and improving the same for residence purposes, or for improving residence property."     /  In explaining the measure Senator Jones said:  "With tbe general objects and purposes of the  , rural credit bills which have been presented I am  in hearty .sympathy. They do not/ however* go  to the real needs of the people. They :help Vthe  man who has something to get more, but they do  not help the man who has nothing to get something���������to get a start, if you please. There are  many men who, if they could just get a start,  would soon own a home. They are honest, sober,  industrious and economical, but they cannot get  ahead. Most of their efforts go to support some  one else by the payment of rents. The rent for  the farm or city dwelling takes most of their savings. They cannot buy or build a home. These  are the men who really need help.  "JPut these men so that the money they pay  as rent will apply upon the purchase of a farm or  a home in the city without most of it going for interest, so tbat the product of their labor will go  to them, and their families and they will soon become home owners and builders and happier men  and better citizens. Strength, energy, industry,  sobriety, honesty and frugality are a < substantial  basis of credit in the business world, and the man  who has these elements should, be enabled to capi-  _^ talize them jeyen if he doesn't own any property.  With these and the property purc.hasea with a.  loan as security for its repayment, the element of  loss will be small.   ,  "This is the real purpose of this bill.   It is to  help those who now have nothing in the way of  . property to acquire something to make it so that  their efforts may go to their oMrn; benefit rather  than to sustain some one else in idleness.  It is to  capitalize industry, good character and the frugality of the renter and assist him to become a home  owner.   When we do that we do a real good, we  help where help is needed, we make better citizens,   and   strengthen   the   government   itself.  We make our    citizens    feel    that    the    government    really    means    something    of    good  and helpfulness   to    them    as   individuals.    I  would   rather   assist   in   passing   a   law.  of  this kind than in enacting some great measure-  so-called���������restricting the captains   of   industry  from cutting each other's throats, as we spend  most of our time in doing.  "This bill simply lays down the broad principles to be followed in accomplishing a, great and  definite object and allows the details to be worked  , out through the great financial organization  which we have provided for handling our currency system. It can work put the details much  better than we and should be able to do it at a  minimum of cost.. There need be no high salaried  officials as is provided for in the various rural  credit measures, and a comparativelysmall number of local agents will need to be provided. The  greatest latitude is given to the most experienced  of business men to carry out a purely business  proposition. * They will be connected with local  agencies fam^iar withVlocal eonditions, and they  can carry on the work more safely and more economically and more wisely than any other agency.  "This measure is not paternalism, it is aided  individualism; it is not Socialism, it is good gov-  ernmentalism."  TRUE OF A CITY ALSO  Only a few years have passed since it first  dawned upon a people who had revelled in plenty  for a century that the richest patrimony is not  proof against constant and careless wa.ste; that a  nation of spenders must take thought for its morrow or come to poverty.���������James J. Hill.  PROCLAMATION APPOINTING  DAY OF PRAYER fOR PEACE  i  MORE QERMAN ECCENTRICITIES  We publish today the proclamation of President Wilson calling on the people of the United  States to pray for peace in Europe.  It is backed up by a call from the Federal  council of the churches of Christ in America urging a full observance of the day on the .120.000  Protestant Evangelical churches the -.ouncil represents. _  The proclamation is humble, solemn and reverent, and will unite the minds and hearts of millions of praying men and women on October 4 in  an appeal to the wisdom and goodness of God  fronx the confusion and failure of human wisdom  and counsel that has wrought such awful bloodshed in Europe.  President Wilson's proclamation was as follows:���������     - ".[   v.; "���������  By the President of the United States of America  ������������������:.;'-���������  i���������A Proclamation.  Whereas, great nations of the world have  taken up arms against one another and war now  draws millions of men into battle whom the counsel of statesmen have not been able to save from  the terrible sacrifice; land,  Whereas, in this as in all things, it is our privilege and duty to seek counsel and succor of AI-',  mighty God, humbling ourselves before him, confessing our weakness and our lack of any wisdom  equal to these things; and,  Whereas, it is the equal especial wish and longing of the people of the United States, in prayer  end counsel and all friendliness, to serve the cause  of peace j - .V  Therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, president of  the United States of America, do designate Sunday, the 4th day of October next, a day of prayer  and supplication, and do request all God fearing  persons to repair on that day to their places of  worship,, there to unite their petitions to Almighty  God, that overruling the^counsel of men, setting  straight the things they cannot govern or alter,  taking pity on the nations now in the throes of  conflict, in his mercy and goodness showing a  way where men' can see none, He vouchsafe Hs  children healing peace again and restore once  more that concord among men and nations without which there can be neither happiness nor true  friendship, nor any wholesome fruit of toil.or  thought in the world; praying also to this end that  he forgive us our sins, our ignorance of his holy  will, our. willfulness, and many errors, and lead  us in the paths of obedience to places of vision  .and to thoughts and counsels that purge and make  wise. ,    .,  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my  hand and caused the seal of the United States to'  be affixed. <   ��������� "i  WOODROW WILSON.  By the president:  WlfclilAM JENNINGS BRYAN,  . _.    /'/    o.. . , .    Secretary of Stated  ./���������  Manufacturers of British Columbia  WAR PUN P  Great Western Smelting and Refining  Co.  $25.00  Thorpe & Co., W. (fortnightly)  XMto  Edward Upset* Employees (fortnighty) 13.00  Canadian North West Steel Co  250.00  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Goods 125.00  Cash 50.00  Employees(weekly) 9.25  Contributions should he sent to  MR. E. G. BAYNES, Hop. Treas.  6)5 Hastings St., W.  RQYAJ. REP CROSS SOCIETY  The Red Cross District Receiving- Station at  the corner of Tenth avenue and Carolina street is  open daily from 2 to 5 o'clock. Thursdays, 7 to 9'  o'clock, v Children's knitting party, Saturdays  from 3:30 to 5 o'clock. Donations of materials  gratefully accepted; also old linen, towels, sheets,  pillow cases, etc: VFurther inform'atibn gladly  given. Workers wanted. Mrs. W. $. Ranson in  charge. Vv������ ���������"-;. . ���������'        ������������������'. - ,. '-'/  ITS AN lit WIND THAT  JIOWS NOBODYGOOD  " The United States government September crop,  report just issued estimates that the farm value,  of the" four leading cereal crops of the country,  together with the value of the hay crop, shows  ������ total increase over the value of the same crops  last year of $621,000,000.  The total crop of wheat is placed at 896,000,000  bushels, a reduction of 15,000,000 bushels in the  spring wheat yield estimated in August, lowering  the total yield. The value of this crop is 93,3  cents September 1, based on the farm values, or a  total of $836,000,000, compared to $588,p00,0O0 a  year ago. The value of the corn crop is $2,117,.  000,000, against $1,845,000,000 in 1913, and oats  $472,000,000, or $32,000,000 more than a year  ago. The barley crop is worth $8,000,000 more  than in 1913 on September 1, and the hay crop  has a farm^value of $822,000,000, or. $61,000,000  more than last year. "'*' 3; " ���������' '  Sound Prosperity Shown  The above figures show better than anything  else the sound basis for prosperity on the farms  the coming year. Eventually the splendid position of the farmers should be reflected in general  business conditions,-as never before in the history of the country has there been the prospect  ������or the monetary returns to the farmer there is  this year.  Ordinarily a huge crop means low prices, but  this year the record breaking wheat crop is being  disposed of at the highest values in many years.  . The moderate size of the spring wheat crop is  more than offset by the enormous winter wheat  yield, which is now being marketed at about 35  to 40 cents higher than at the beginning of the  harvest.  THS GREAT CROP OF GERMAN  VICTORIES AT LAST ACCOUNTED FOR  The New York Evening Telegram announces,  and with good cause, that so long as the present  war lasts it will not publish again one single line  of '' war news'' which is sent through any agency,  German or otherwise, as having come from Berlin  by wireless.  This paper is in a position to know that wireless stations inthis country have not, are not and  will not receive any authentic war news  from Berlin and that the news which  the capital of Germany, to this country by wireless has been, the rankest fake imaginable/with  n^feone shred of authenticity. .���������'���������'.  : At the proper time the Evening Telegram is  going to make an expose of some of these German  "victories'' which were not "made in^Germany"  but were manufactured on this side of the Atlantic. ^  The Otto Shlegel Manufacturing    Company  have sent a. circular to the Canadian Trade dated  New York, August 29, as follows:  Dear Sir:���������,    ,  Owing to, war conditions and the absolute certainty that no yellow Schlag metal or even composition leaf in books will, come froni Germany  (the only place where it is made) for .at least six  months or until the German army has occupied  England and the sea coast of France, we offer you  for immediate acceptance some of the remainder  of our stock laying at our office in Montreal."  As an example of German cocksureness this is  certainly a good one; It but illustrates1 the condition of the Teuton ?s mind all over theV world  that has brought to pass this awful disaster to the;  human family.  There is only One cure���������-a full and final settlement of accounts. That man is a traitor to the  whole race, Germans included, who proposes a  compromise.  RE MR. FEE.  Editor Western Call:���������  You will remember that his Worship our  Mayor gave instructions to the chief of police to  take drastic measures against all street speakers  .of the rabid type, as, at this time, liable to cause  or lead to treasonable acts or utterances by such  speakers.  My view is that Mr. Fee n his position and his  use of the press to expound his disloyalty to Canada and all things British, makes his views more  harmful than any amount of street speaking would  do and raises the question of one law for the rich  and one for the poor, the cause of so much class  hatred.  What would happen to Mr. Fee if, as~a citizen  of Germany, he aired his views against that country at this time?   He would be shot.  And again, as a citizen of the United States, he  told them that it would be best for them that Canada take them over, war or no war, they would  give him a number in exchange for his name, or;,  at least give him a term in some home for!the fee---.  ble minded.  I think Mr. Fee should take a sea trip; it  would improve both mind and body.  F. W. Wood.  P. S.���������The Kaiser's views re Canada and the  States are the same as Mr. Fee's. Puzzle: In what  branch of, the German service does Mr. Fee hold  a commission?  it MUST BE BETTU5D RIGHT  However the battle is ended,  .- 'Though.proudly the^victor comes  With fluttering flags and prancing nags  And echoing roll of drums,  Still truth proclaims thjs motto,  In letters of living light���������  No question is ever settled  Until it is settled right.  Though the he'd of the strong oppressor  May grind the weak in the dust,  And the voices of fame with one acclaim  May call him great and just,  fret those who applaud take warning,  And keep this motto in sight���������  No question is ever settled  Until it is settled right.  Let those who have failed take courage,  Though the enemy seemed' to have won;  Though his ranks are strong, if he be in the  wrong,  The battle is not yet done,  For sure as the morning follows -   -  The darkest hour of the night,  No question is ever settled  until it is settled right.  A TRXt FOR TH3 KAISRR  "He hath put forth his hands against such as be at  peace with him; he hath broken his covenant.; -  VThe wbrds of-his mouth were smoother than butter,  but war was in his heart; his words were softer than  oil, yet were they drawn swords. But thou, O.  God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction, bloody and deceitful men shall  not live out half  their days."  Psalm lv.f 20:23.  A NEW TEXTILE FABRIC POSSIBUi  It is believed, says a consular report on the  trade of Panama, that a substitute for silk has  been produced by crossing the blooms of certain  wild fibre plants with the cotton plant. The result is a staple of texture finer than cocoon silk,  but with a tensile strength more than five times  greater. :'���������''��������� .  The Rev. Jacob Primmer, the man who in season and out of season, has for the last 50 years:  waged ceaseless war against the "Papish and  ritualistic innovations in the Reformed churches  of Scotland," is dead. Mr. Primmer "suffered  the loss of all things" for the faith that was in  him, and whilst disowned by the church that ordained him and stripped of his "living," he contended earnestly for the faith once delivered to  the people of God and lived to see the movement  he inaugurated grow into a mighty protest not  only in Scotland but also in England, and now  more recently in the United States.  The Prince George, Grand Trunk Pacific liner  between Vancouver and Prince Rupert, which was  refitted by the authorities as hospital ship for  the Pacific coast, is to be released by the admiralty after she has been, refitted, and returned  to her route. ���������'���������'.*'-  Twenty-eight Prussians, the first to be seen  in Paris in the present war, arrived at St. Lazare  station on September 8th. They had become separated from their regiment and lost their way.  They asked a peasant near Meaux if the Germans  had taken Paris and how to get there;  The peasant replied that he thought Paris had.  fallen, and would conduct them to the right road.  When it was too late the Prussians found he was  leading them, into the British lines.  ,. A good, up-to-date and thoroughly compre  herisive map of Europe is the first essential to  any man or woman who desires to follow intelligently the European War situation with its lightning movements of the troops.  There is no other map issued that so completely fills the bill as that specially compiled by the  celebrated map makers, G.W. Bacon & Co., Lon?  don, Eng.;  The Western Call, alive to the deep interest,  awakened in our country by the epoch making  war at present raging n Europej has made arrangements with The Family Herald and Weekly:  Star, of Montreal, who exclusively control {his  map in Canada, whereby bur readers may secure this map free of charge. In this issue will  be found a clubbing offer of the two papers, including the map. The offer is one that every  .reader of the Western Call should accept. Read  over the anonuncement on page eight of this paper, and order at once." r v  l.  2.  3.  4.  II.  1*.  14.  JS.  18.  19.  20.  22.  23.  25.  28.  29.  30.  SEPTEMBER  Relief of Kandahar by Lord Roberts, 1880.  Earl Kitchener's victory at Battle of Omduroan,  1898. .    * _ .  Russian fleet surrendered in .the. frtfuV 1808/  The Earl of Sandwich captured 12, men-of-war and  2 India ships, 1665.  Queen Elizabeth born, 1533.  Malta taken, 1800.  Heligoland taken from the Panes, 1807.  Danish fleet captured at Copenhagen, 1807.  Fall of Sebastopo), 1855.  Marlborough's victory at Mattle of Malplaquet, 1709.  Plains of Abraham, Wolfe and Montcalm tell. Canada gained for Britain, 1769.  French and Spaniards totally defeated in naval engagement In Bay of Gibraltar, 1782.  Egyptians conquered at Tel-el-Keblr. Arab! Pasha  crushed, 1882.  Nelson left Portsmouth for Trafalgar, 1805.  Storming off Delhi (Nicholson died 23rd), 1857.  General Pollock entered Cabul, 1842.  Quebec surrendered to General Townsend, 1759.  Java captured, 1811. _  Edward Ill's famous victory at Poitiers, 1356.  British Flag raised in Auckland. 1840.  Demerara captured by British, 1804.  Russians beaten at the Alma. 1854.  Delhi relieved after fourteen weeks' siege, 1857.    -  EngliBh and Dutch defeated Spaniards at Zutphen.  Death of Sir Philip Sidney, 1586.  Mabratttts conquered by Sir Arthur Wellesley at  Assftye, 1808.  Capture of U. S. troops attacking Montreal, 1775.  Havelock relieved Lucknow, 1857.  Blake defeated the" Dutch under Von Tromp, 1652.  Nelson born. 1758.  Lord Robert* ("Bobs") born, 1832.   ,V-' -���������;'  "The game's afoot:  Follow your spirit, and upon this charge  Cry 'God for Harry, England and St. George!'"  ���������Shakespeare.  ������������������H4^'i--i''i4.t4-i.������i.f'i-:~x^^^K^x--x~x--x--x-';'-:":4-:..:.-:.v-'  LORRAINE  t  *  WhenYesterday shall, dawn again,  And the long line thwart the hill  Shall quicken with the bugle's thrill,  Thin* own shall come to thee, Lor-  ,,.������.. raine.  ���������    .-..-.. --V-. ���������,  Then'in^each    vineyard,  vale    arid'  :' plain  The quiet death shall stir the earth  And rise, reborn, in thy new birth���������  Thou holy, martyr-maid, Lorraine!  Is it in-vain-thy sweet tears stram  Thy mothers breast?   -Her castled  ��������� .crest '"..-..���������  Is lifted now!   God guide her quest  She seeks thine own for thee, Lorraine!  ,So Yesterday shall live again,  And the steel line along the Rhine  Shall  cuirass  thee    and all that's  thine.  France lives���������thy France���������divine Lorraine!     .  ���������By Robert W. Chambers.  *<^^>***<***<'****<^>^ ,& v ���������:  ������������������/���������''Or.-:  ������������������:,r\S;  Friday, September1& 1914  THK^wi^rK^vtwi..,:  v^V^v-'livvf!^^  fr.;^,frfrfo.>.^>fr$M^  v;'^^;^:.ydp^^iP^?P^i!  E=  OFAMERICAN ID  located on Pennsylvania Avenue, J8th ind HStwetfc  Wathington'c Meweit ; Hotel. :.;-������������������ :. ;_  Ideally situated,, within two blocks ot the Executive Man^  sion. onlv a short.walk to the public buildinas,nshops, theater*  and points of historical interest to visitors and tourists.'     '  ',..' The    famous    Indian    Grill Room, the beautiful Palm Court,  the delightful Tea Room, Grand Pipe  Organ   (only  one  of  its  kind  in   Washington),  and  an Orchestra of a superfine order,  ���������re attractions sreatly appreciated by Powhatan guests.  Rooms with detached bath,  fl.SO, $2.00 and up.-  Rooms, with  private bath,  $2.50, $3.00 and up.    .  Write for booklet with map.  CLIFFORD M. LEWIS* V  Manager.  Art4,������HMC������������lM������4tTTf������rat4-l &������!... Cwiw-lfcM. IWHtHrttt*. Mull mta/OfA*  mmm  **%****i******&****************  If you are interested in reducing, your Fuel Bill,  see us. We are saying money for others, and can  do the same for you.     ������������������ "  We supply and install Fuel Oil Plants of all  descriptions. We cannot give'* you a cheap vplant,  but we can satisfy you when* results are considered.  We have a large number of plants now in operation in hotels, office buildings, apartment houses,  schools and colleges.  Fuel Oil Equipment Company  LIMITED  713 Pacific Bldg.    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PHONE  Fairmont 2190  _. ������}4.;..}. .|4 ������j..|4.;. .}��������� 4^ ���������}. ���������{��������� if. 4$. ���������;.,{. .|. .|i 4t- ���������!��������� 4|4 ���������!��������� if. 4������.;. 4f, .{4 4*4 .������4 4ji ���������;. .t������.|. ���������!..;. .;���������.;. .|. .|4 ���������;, ���������}. 4}, ,|. .^���������.f^^^^-ix;^;^  OF BRITAIN'S GREAT PEACE  INTO A WFIBHT TO THE HNISH" MAN  OJ0-H Yorkshire BMilcJins  1 Seymour Street        Vancouver, 3. C.  ******************* * * * *** * ***************************  ************************* **************************  DOMINION WOOD YARD CO.  Cor. Front and Ontario Sts.     Phone Fairmont 1554 $  All Kinds of Mill Wood  Stored Under Cover  ;,.|..|i.ti.t'4"H^4-^^<^"H~K^H'������'H������^~H'  ********** * *** ** ** * * ******  The Rev. John Clifford of London,  perhaps the' most prominent Baptist  Non-Conformist leader, was on his  way back from the International  Peace Conference at Constance, Switzerland, when the war broke out.  Passing through Germany tyr. Clifford was. inclined to think that Britain's position shpuldcbe that of careful neutrality, but on reading the official statement of the negotiations  with German high officials, he was  thoroughly converted and; Dr. Clifr  ford, the greatest of peace advocates,  became a "war to the finish" enthusiast ���������'������������������.'..  Dr. Clifford's address..to his congregation"oh his; retUrn^isTinteirestingr  as it shows some of the difficulties  pur Peace advocates find in accepting  'the present/situation. Dr. Clifford  said in part:���������  "The first immediate duty of the  church was to endeavor to understand this war; to see what is at  stake; to discover the seed out of  which this accursed harvest had grown  said the speaker. In the time of war  the real and full truth was'very difficult to discover. It took some twenty  or thirty years to get at the roots of a  war. Speaking personally, he could  but say that, as one looked into the  heart of things, one felt that it was  not simply a matter of money, human  lives, misery and wretchedness, but  that what was really at. stake was-the  triumph of spiritual ideas over brutal  ones, of moral ideas over immoral  ones, of the principles of righteous-  *******************>********^  SNAP TOR G/\SH  OR ON TERMS  Four Good Lots at  White Rock, B.C.  APPLY TO OWNER, WESTERN CALL  203 KINGSWAY  Christ on the~'other; a battle not simply for Europe, but for the world and  for humanity.  "Dr. Clifford said that while he was  in Germany at the Peace Conference  his own strong feeling was that England could do no better than- be neu-  ) tral. On his way back to this country  he had .drafted a letter- for the press  in favor of complete neutrality. -But  when he arriyeOack on the day that  war was declared, and found, what  Germany premeditation and action  had involved, and how it had e-  volved, he had to keep that letter in  his hind. He had searched high and  low,--for- reasons ^against^the-war.^ 'I  hate war with the whole force of my  being. "It is anti-Christian, wicked  devilish, diabolical. Yet when I  looked into the situation and weighed  the whole of the evidence I could not  see that our government had taken  a wrong step. While I regret unspeakably that this island,' isolated as  it is, should be embroiled in this Continental strife, yet the only thing T  can say is that we are forced into it.  It is an'awful compulsion and what  it means nobody can tell. We must  endeavor to do the will of God, which  will be to stand up for humanity- I  believe that the best and noblest elements of the human race are with us.  "Passing on to the immediate duty  of members of Christian churches, Dr.  Clifford emphasized five points���������  There must be no giving way to panic,  alarm or dread; enemies.must be for-  ness and justice over brute force and given from the heart, for hatred is  not Christian; those who were suffering loss, poverty or distress must be  mere might.  Triumph  of  Materialism.  No   thoughtful   person  could  look  back over the last forty years without  observing the increasing triumph of  materialistic conceptions and forces.  The teachings of Schopenhauer and  of Nietzche had permeated Germany,  in general, arid Prussia, in particular.  Prussian militarism was but the incarnation of the philosophy regnant  in the great universities of Prussia,  of the present conflict. Quoting the  German chancellor's expression, "to  hack our way through," Dr. Clifford  affirmed that any thieving or robbery could be justified by the pleas  put forward in the speech in which  that phrase was taken. The idea that  the realm of ethics was to be dominated by brute force, was accursed in  its birth; in its developments, and in  its issues. On that basis, the present conflict was a battle between  brutal forces on the one hand and the  *t I Xt XX XX X II til Ulllll 11 III  ***** 1 X 11. I 1.1 U ri 111II 1 if* sovgreigntv of the teaching of Jesus  police'to execute them. We must undertake the task of changing the  thought and opinion of the people  about war. Nearly all our thought regarding war was wrong. We must  cease glorifying it to the imagination  of our children and' teach them that  'war is wholesale^ trturder.' At the  earliest possible moment, also, the  private  trading in  war  making and , w     Qff.        6ne  armaments, which had become one of    -������^    ,*, V  the most menacing, facts of our na^  tidnal and international life, must be  broken up.' ���������  "Putting his manuscript aside, Dr.  Clifford .went on, with greater freedom, and with a touch of his old oratorical fire: 'The rule of the military  casts must come to an end. Why  should-twenty or-ihirty^men-govern  Europe? When is this thing to come  to an end? When is autocracy'to be  put down and democracy to stand on  its own feet? God is giving us , a  great chance now, and we shall be  false to ourselves unless we make use  of it. Let every man take on to his  own shoulders his share of the responsibility of securing the most beneficent results."  BRITAIN  How He ta Helping Hia Country  The, Boy Scout iseverywhere. Official recognition seems to have ad- -  ded to his amazing sang-foid. Slim  little figures in blue, grey, or khaki,  slip through many jealous doors; the  flash of. bare knees gleams whitely  on close guarded stairs.  The War Office, the India Office,  his Majesty's Stationery Office, Scotland yard, the Central Recruiting office, and the Prince of Wales's Fund  at York House are all making use of  him. He runs on messages, he pilo'ts  callers, he carries MSS. and memoranda���������there  are  ISO of him in  the  PRAYER FOR THE FLEET  Twenty thousand of the 200,000  British Scouts are realising all day the  Scout's great dream���������they are actively helping their country. From  Scotland to Chichester harbor 1,200  of them are-helping the coastguards,  with young lynx'eyes. At the mobilization centres the Boy Scout has  been useful. -He guides men to and  from stations and baracks, he takes���������  confidential messages to and from  nayal and military authorities.    ;  ministered to to the full; it must never  be lost sight of that the great fundamental doctrines of the solidarity of  humanity still abides; we jmujst .be  abundant in intercession.    t    ���������   -.>:  '"Wholesale Murder.  "Dr; Clifford turned to the question  of how the churches were to set to  work to secure fruits of the most  beneficent and, abiding kind from the  present struggle, and to ensure that  this war'should not be the. precursor  of others, but as it was the greatest  known to history, so it might be the  last. 'Our ideal is high, and our goal  is distant. We seek nothing less than  the organization of the peoples of the  world on the basis of peace, the federation of the States of Europe, and of  the whole planet on the foundation  of international laws, with an international court to administer the laws,  and an international court to administer  the laws,  and an  international  A Silent Pause at Noon.  The Archbishop of Canterbury has  drawn up a new form of private  prayer to be offered up specially for  the sailors of our fleet in the present  crisis. He suggests its use particularly at noon as a silent prayer, when '  the bell reminds those at work to lift  up their hearts to the Lord.' It is  as folows:���������  . "O. Thou, that slumberest not nor  sleepest, protect, we pray Thee, our  sailors from "the hidden perils of the  sea, from the snares and assaults of  the enemy. In the anxious hours of  waiting, steady and support those" on  whom the burdens of responsibility  lie. heavily,'and grant that in dangers  often, in watching often, in Weariness  often, they may serve Thee with a  quiet mind; through Jesus Christ our  Lord.���������Amen.  KING ALBERT REWARDS  LEYSEN. HEROIC BOY  SCOUT OF BELGIUM  Paris.���������The hero of Belgium today  is the boy scout Leysen, who has  been decorated by King Albert for his  valor and devotion to his country.  This young man, born at Liege, is  described by the Figaro as of almost  uncanny sharpness, with senses and  perceptions as keen as a savage. He  was able to find his way through the .  woods and pass the sentinels of the  enemy   with   unerring  accuracy.  Leysen made his way through the  German lines from Antwerp for the  tenth time last Sunday, carrying dispatches to secret representatives of the  Belgian government in Brussels. He  has discovered and denounced eleven  German spies in , Belgium, -and performed a variety of other services,  and all without impairing his boyish  simplicity.  NO DRINK FOR THE FRONT  Lord Kitchener states that no presents of wines or spirits can be accepted for the troops at the front,  and that none will be forwarded.  The British and Russian armies are  both, as regards officers and men, on  an absolutely teetotal regime during  the war.  BOYS' BRIGADE OFFER  The Boys' Brigade which has 70,-  000 members In the United Kingdom  and 10,000 in London, is stepping  forward to offer its services to the  country at the present juncture.  The London committee, pf which  MajornGeneral Sir John Moody is  chairman, is making special efforts  to be ready for any call for assistance which may be made upon the  brigade. Their services will be available to help either military or civil  authorities.  According to Aaron Waldheim,  president of the Empire Automobile  Company, just back in Montreal from  Carlsbad, prohibition went into effect in Germany the day war was declared. No. wonder the Germans  were in such a hurry to get to France.  ->���������  7-        -' . ��������� ' /  THE  WESTERN  CALL.  Friday. September 18. 1914 _.  ^^.,;^.,r,.>.X'-%.!..X"X">H''������''WK!"H' ^wj>^w}w{m{w}^>^.4;i .^���������i..������..i4.;..->^.w^;~><~i~>������i'  1      _'i    ���������*'*>  * / %   ' '  BANK OF ENGLAND'S PRESENT  GOLD RESERVE HIGHEST IN  NEARLY TWENTY YEARS  Mount Pleasant Livery  TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving  Baggage, Express and Dray.    Hacks and Carriages  at all hours.  \ Phone Fairmont 040  %   Corner Broadway and Main A. F. McTavish, Prop.  mmi'niiiniiiin< 111��������������� **������ciiii111nii11'111mi***  ************************** ***********^**************  | Baxter & Wright  COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS  Cash or  Easy  Payments  $40000  Stock to   X  Choose  From     I  London.���������The Bank of England  has increased its gold supply in the  past month by over ������20,000,000. The  present gold reserve is far stronger  than before the war panic began.  Bullion on hand as reported in today's weekly statement, in round  numbers was ������47,700,000,, and ������800,-  000 was taken in during the day. The  present stock of gold is the largest reported by the Bank in nearly twenty  years.  While the gold reserve of every  other great European central bank is  either at a standstill, or being replenished by drawing from private funds  of citizens, the Bank of England is  building up its reserve more rapidly  than did the French and German  banks in the twelve months before the  war broke out.  BELGIAN WAR DOGS  <:~x~x..:~:~x<<������x~^^^  Animals'   Share  in  the  Fighting  at  Liege.  Sheepdogs and terriers used by the  Belgian army to draw a little cart  filled with amunition into the firing  line have played a part in the fighting  near Liege like the war dogs used in  the battles in the Middle Ages.  ' A telegram from Antwerp relates  how a machine gun detachment which  became isolated rah out of ammunition. The men determined to fall  back on the main body by a charge.  As they threw themselves on the enemy, thrusting with bayonet and striking with the butts of their rifles,  their ammunition dogs sprang forward also, darting with fierce teeth  at the throats and legs of the. Germans.  *  "BIGGER."  The Biggest of its kind is the Jewelry store of Geo. 6. Bigger, Ltd., at  23 Hastings St. West. This location,  ln a short time, is becoming as well-  known as was their old stand'opposite  the Carter-Cotton Bldg. Here we  have a striking example of what  might be termed "intensive" business.. Two things impress the observer whose eyes are trained to Bee  things aa they are,        . ,    :.  Gome in and talk it over when looking for furniture.  & WRIGHT  Phone Seymour 771  416 Main Street  * 4* '1' *t*||<,$>'S' fr^������4*$<4w$M$w}>4><fiMfrj8M$N$^  Commercial Printing at "Western Call" Office  FLY TIME  is here     Screen Poors  ANP WE HAVE    ., JT-,    .  a        Screen Windows  LARGE STOCK    TTT.        <-.  of    ���������  Wire Screens  At prices that will interest you.  Id carry a complete stocH of Jap-a-lac In nil sizes    JUST PHONE US YOUR ORDERS    We deliver promptly to any part of the City  and Surrounding Districts  W,R, Owen fr Morrison  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street  S. HI Redburn  & co.  We are offering this week  exceptional values in  Ingrain Papers  Now is the time to secure  your paper for your front  room, dining room or hall  and to have them done for  the least possible outlay.  Before placing your order  for Fall decorations, kindly  call or phone  S.RRe������Eo.  The parents who .would, train up  his child in the way he should go,  must go in the way he would train up  his child.  Man's business is to work to surmount difficulties; to endure hardships; to solve" problems; to overcome the inertia of his own nature;  to turn chaos into cosmos with the  aid of system.   This is to live.  CEDAR COTTAGE PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH^  Rev. J. O. Madill, Pastor.  Sabbath School and Bible Classes  at 2.30 p.m.  Prayer meeting at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.  Young People's meeting at 8 p.m. on  Monday night.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.   Broadway and Prince  Edward  Si  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible class at 2:S<>  p.m.  I 4  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a.m  Evening Prayer at 7:80 p.m.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11 a.in  . Rev. O. H. Wilson. Rector     *  x\  Let One of These Heaters Save  Your Fuel Bills This Season  They are strong, well finished, with  dumping grate, large front feed door,  nickeled top and trimmings.  5 sizes priced from $7.00 up |  Come and see them and then  you'll know why���������  I "Moffat Stoves and Ranges Are Finest on Earth"  McCALLUM & SONS, LIMITED  " THE HARDWARE MEN'  2415 Main Street   Ntirirudmy   Phone fair. 215  4$M|M$44J4.{44J44{M{44J4������{44{Mft4$44{������4{44J44^M|.4frfr .j  *������������������.*������*.*.*.*���������*������.*,���������.*���������������*+.*+.*+,*.*���������**.*+���������    m ���������* , * ..������...������...������ **** * ��������������������� *,** * . * M  2317 Main Street  ������hone Fair. 998  South Vancouver Undertakers  Hamilton Bros,  We are foremost in our line for   ,  Mopbbatb Pfticjsp Funerals  6271 Fnsir Strut PHori frtw 19  and Kingsway  For Fresh and Cured Meats  go to this Old Reliable Market  It is not excelled for Quality or Prices in Vancouver  This is the Oldest Established  Market in Vancouver, an example  of "The Survival of the Fittest"  I:; ;��������� '  Place: Corner Broadway and Kingsway  Proprietor: FRANK TRIMBLE  Phone: Fairmont 257  w    , * A  i^)t.:(wl  Every ten cent packet will  kill more flies than $8.00  worth of anystickyflykiller.  Refute substitute* which art  most unsatisfactory.  %  *4  '���������  ������ "SAFETY FIRST"  V  Has been the watchword of The  7. Mutual from the day it was or- .-.  ���������!> ganized in 1869 up to the present ���������  * time. ���������"������  %\    Only those forms of investment   **  consistent with the absolute security of policyholders hare been  adopted.  The result is an institution that  is among the most stable in the  Canadian Financial World.  Business in force over $87,000,000  Assets over  22,000,000  Surplus over  ....   3,800,000  The Mutual Life ot Canada!  It would be a business mistake  for YOU to place your application  with any company without consulting our Agents and familiarizing yourself with the model  policies issued by  CANADA'S ONLY MUTUAL  .   Investigation costs nothing and saves  regrets X  Write, phone or call for rates, etc.  *  Wm. J. Twiss, District Mgr.     *  317-319 lofsrs Kt������.   TaMei.tr. I. C. &  *** M '!��������� M Xr-X-l 1' 1 . I ���������: 1 ���������l-H-f't-  . S. Mary the Virgin, South Hill.  (Cor. Prince Albert St. and 52nd Ave)  8:00 a.ni.���������Holy Eucharist.  -  11:00 a.m.���������Matins and Sermon.  (Late Celebration on 1st and 3rd.)  3:00p.m.���������Children's Service (Third  Sunday).  4:00   p.m.���������Holy   Baptism   (except  Sunday); and churchings.  7:30 p.m.���������Evensong and Sermon.  ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH.  (Anglican.)  Corner of First Avenue Fa<st and  Semlin Drive,' Grandview.  Rev.   Harold   St.   G������?orge   Buttrum,  ' B��������� A. B. D. Rector.  Residence, the Rectory, 2023 First  Avenue East.  SUNDAY SERVICES ���������Morning  prayer and Holy Communion the first  and third Sundays of the month at 11  a. m.; morning prayer every Sunday  at 11 a. m.; Holy Communion 2nd and  PX*yj?L=V-e_wr3__S������nda^^  All heartily welcome.  ORDER YOUR  Calendars for 1915  CHOICE NEW HftY f OR SALE  V     ������������������������������������'���������.��������� --AT��������� .'���������'���������'-  .' :������������������'������������������������������������':'���������",'  F.T.VERNON'SFEEDSTORE  Phone Fairmont 186 Hay, Grain and Feed 255 Braalwar East  We specialize in POULTRY SUPPLIES and are able to meet all  your requirements for successful Poultry raising. We have just received a full line of PRATT'S REMEDIES, including Roup, Cholera  and Gape Cure. Pratt's,Poultry Regulator will keep your fowls healthy  and increase your egg supply.   Price 25c, 50c, $1.00 and $1.25  ��������������������������������� ��������� *���������*���������*���������������������������*<��������� *������������������'*������*���������*.*������***���������**������.������ ������****'**���������*****-***.**,*,*,*,,  >**V****************<<'********^  FRANK TRIMBLE REALTY CO.  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[Vid adressfSrandring, torde Ni insan-  den gamla, saval som den nya samti-  rt, f_r att ej missforstaelse skall upp-  [ Prenumeranter, som ej f&r tldnlngen  Lgelbundet, torde genast meddela detta  11  redaktionen.  Kontor: 2404 WMtminrter Boad  Telefon   Fairmont   1140.  pr advertising rates, apply at office.  riSOIBH   CAXTADXAST   FBESS,   M?D.  Vt_rifvare.  STXTA   SXTNBBOBO,   BodaktSr.  Skandaldst sloseri.  For nagra dagar  sedan laste  |an i de dagliga tidningarna om  stamning fran staden Vancou-  fcr mot Vancouver City Market  den anledning att inom saluhal-  is omrade forviarades stora kvan  ^eter af frukt, pdtatis oeh grouser som befanns vara i ett till-  jind  af forruttnelse oeh  spred  outhardlig stank i grannska-  [an kan icke utan storsta for-  ftelse lasa om ett dylikt han-  lslost sloseri om man skall an-  ida ett sk pass mildt uttryck.  In narvarande situationen i Van  iver kallar for den yttersta  krsamhet saval som afven om-  tksamhet om sin nasta.   Flera  ldra familjer inom Vancouver  die vara tacksamma for     de  dor som falla fran de rikes  f-d.   Men ingen synes tanka att  ler tiden man samlar almosor  de  behofvande, later  manga  \d a������ lifsmedel ga till forrutt-  Jse midt for nasari pa stadens  cthafvande. Storsta delen af  jkt och gronsaker som forbru-  i Vancouver, importeras uti-  in och saljes har till ett sa hogt  Utstallningens direktor Mr. H.  S. Rolston uttryckte sin gladje ofver, den uppmarksamhet och det  intresse som saval pressen som  publiken visat och beromde sar-  skildt utstallningskommitterade  for dess ener'gi och foretagsamhet  i att under dessa omstandigheter  astadkonuna en sa storartad ut-  stallning, den storsta i Vancouvers  historia.  Suspenderad tidning.  Den harvarande tyska tidningen  Vancouver German Press har tills-  vidare suspenderats; men lar efter krigets slut ater komma att  utgifvas har i Vancouver.  Amnar do for sitt land eller egen  hand.  En Monteneger Manuel Vioe-  nich, som varit utan arbete en  langre tid, och de senaste veckor-  na lidit nod i brist pa foda infann  sig harom dagen i poliskontoret  och tillkannagaf for vakthafvan-  de konstapeln att han sag sig nod-  sakad anhalla om att blifva be-  grafven pa stadens bekostnad, sa-  vida han ej kunde erhalla logi for  natten.  Poliskonsbapeln som ins&g att en  af baddarna i polishaktet kunde  tillhandahallas betydligt billigiare  an en begrafning gick in pa Ma-  nuels begaran och stangde in honom for natten.  Vioenich har forsokt      erhalla  varfning flera ganger, men '   pa  grund af hans nationalitet ville ej  s, att det for denfattige har Hoglandama ta' in honom oeh t.  o. m. lrlandska Fusilierna kunde  ej komma pa det klara med om de  jfvit  en lyxartikel,  atminstone  |ad frukt betraffar.   Detta ar en  (���������glig omstandighet for ett land  fruktbart som British Colum-  ,   Men da man ser att det fin-  personer som later dessa dyr-  ra lifsmedel ga, till forruttnel-  lellre an att lata hundratals af  [dmanniskor, for intet, fa nyt-  dariaf, reser sig en hel varld  motvilja mot ett dylikt forfa-  .gssatt.    Det  hiinder ofta  att  tarsmannen, for att uppehalla  [a priser, behaller en vara sa  ������ge, att den icke kan saljas alls,  lire an att salja till underpris.  lr fortager snalheten  visheten  Gudnas sa visst i Vancouver  fnes allt for manga af denna ka-  tori.    Allmanheten  borde  resa  upp mot all den vandalismen  pa forsiggar i  Vancouver,  och  ar af yttersta onskvardhet att  personer, ansvarige for detta  mdalosa forfaringssatt vid Van  ivers saluhall far en     valfor-  |nt niipst.  Citizens Warfund.  fDen kampanj som i     niandags  irtades till forman for      dem,  fars forsorjare har gatt ut i kri-  [t inbringade forsta dagen nar-  l^re $27,000.   Man har beslutat  ft en summa uppgaende till 100,-  10 dollors maste insamlas innan  ptern satter in och manga fram-  iende personer deltaga entusias-  _kt i detta aktningsvarda arbete.  md de kollekterande befinner  I afven Sir Charles Hibbert Tup-  fcr.    Insamlingen borjade  icke  Ider. sardeles gynsamma vader-  Mcsforhallandeh:  regnet      ostc  n fran en oppen -liimmel och de  lista  af dessa  manniskovanliga  (liar blefvo genomvata' inpa ba-  | skinnet.  ^led tisdagens insamling a  [dkoms ett lika godt resultat  Ii fonden beloper sig numera till  rer $55,000 pa endast tva, dagar  jn hyser den bastaforhoppning  | alia forvantnihgar kommer  vida ofvertraffas.  i Irland hade en plats som hette  Cettinje. Slutligen blef han varf-  vad i framlingslegionen (foreign  legion), men myndigheterna har  beslutat att ej taga dess tjanster i  ansprak forran alia Canadiensare  gatt ut i kriget.  Ett fall till dods.  Allan Stewart, anstalld vid  brandstation no. 3 i hornet af  Quebec och 13th Ave. foil harom-  dagen ned genom en oppning och  slog sa hardt hufvudet emot ce-  mentgolfvet att han forlorade  medvetandet.  Lakare eftersandes genast och  ambulansen eftertelefonerades,  men den forolyckade afled innan  varderikaste landet pa, oarna if ran  folket. Nu ar folket, d. v. s. in-  fodingen, nastan pa bar backe.  Ocksa hors ett rop numera, icke  allenast i Manilla och ofver alia  oarna under och rundt ekvatorn,  utan ett rop ofver hela varlden.  Frihet! Fnhet fran den katolska  kyrkan, tyranni, frihet och poli-  tisk sjalfstandighet for Uncle  Sams s. k. Filippin koloni! Innan  Amerikanen kom, var det en sa-  dan valdsam disciplin bade ute och  inomhus, att da en katolsk prest  kom spatserande p& gatorna i Manilla, infodingen maste icke ga for  bi honom rak, eller i uppratt man-  niskostallning, som ju ar naturens  vag, utan han maste huka ihop  sig tio fot pa afstand och gfi, for-  bi presten.vanstald. Forst efter  ytterligare tio fots afstand fran  storrepresentanten af det romer-  ska pafvedomet, v&gade infodingen rata pa sig.  Diamanter voro bade presternas  och nunnornas alldagliga smycken  icke endast hade katoliken dia-  imant i radbandet och pk kruci-  fixet, hvilket hangde dinglande  och diamantskinande pa brbstet.  Battre upp! Han kom med diamanter fastsydda pa sandjalerna  under hans f otter. Hvilken gras-  lig hypokrici varlden fatt blifva  bekant med, i pafven och hans sto  ra allsmagtiga folje! Att man  borjar blifva trott pa en sadan  slags kristendom, ar ju ieke att  undras pa. Ocksa, har infodingen  trottnat.  Han skadar Staternas ingripan-  de i afffirerne i Orienten ocksa,  med ingen i_vindre misstanksam-  het, an det af katoliken.  Uncle Sam kom och erofrade!  En ny folkvilja, representeran-  de s. k. republik, vill spela erofrare ! Man kan icke annat an vam-  jas at storforsoket. Men, kanske  det blir annat af, innan Filippin-  befolkningen ar fardig med Uncle  Sam. Det dar sattet att komma  med valdiga dreadnoughts, med  kulor och krut och halla upp en  annan landsanda efter sattet for  stratrofvare, borjar blifva litet  for illalluktande. Indianens for-  fiirliga missode tyeks vara nog.  Roster hojas for rattvisa och ett  arligare tillvagagaende medmen-  niskor emellan.  Om katoliken tror, att det gar  NU INKOMMET  Dr.  Hakansons  SVENSKA  SALUBRIN  HOSTA  Vfir medicin mot hosta och fSr>  kyliiing sviker aldrig.  Vart Magic botemedel mot hos  ta och forkylning torde svika i ett  fall mot 200, och i detta fall aro  vi villiga att aterbetala, hvad som  erlagts for detsarama.  Ofver hufvud taget ar det den  basta medicin vi nagonsin sett.  Orders per post en Specialitet.  Bkandinaviska Apoteket  RttDA STJERNAN  Skrif pft Svenska.  Red Star E>rug Store  63 Cordova Street West  Midt emot Hotel  Manitoba.  Telefon Seymour 1053.  KOMIHAO  att den nya naturalisationslagen  trader! kraft den 1 Jan., som ford-  rar att personer for att blifva Ca-  nadiensiska medborgare maste  hafva varit i landet 5 ar, och sar-  skildt forhor infor en domare.  For narvarande kunna personer med god karaktar som varit  bosatta i Canada under tre kr blifva Canadiensiska medborgare.  Drbj ej for lange utan besok  genast  J. Fred. Sanders  Notary Public  601 Holderi Bldg.  |^5Z5Z������n>R������������_35252Si-?-4?_i__E^  g   SVENSKAR! SVENSKAB!  D  C  C  G  G  C  C  C  G  G  G  C  G  C  C  G  C  C  C  C  C  C  G  G  C  C  C  C  Ebs2_u_������B52S2l525_SZ_ftSl_Z^^  jJpS_B_n_525S25������_S-il^  G  C  G  G  G  G  C  G  G  C  C  C  G  C  C  C  G  C  C  G  Carlson & Venstrom  Correct Tailors  MANSKOSTYMEH G0RAS EFTER BESTJ-IXNING  FARDIGSYODA KOSTYMER.  SAMT REGNROCKAR, M. H.  Gor er skyldighet och kom till oss, har sparar ni den  stora fortjansten, som alia andra maste ha for att kunna beta-  la sina stora hyror. \  Kom stras; till oss for  H0ST-YTTERR0CKEN, HOSTKOSTYMEN  SAMT REGNROCKEN.  Rum 600. Mercantile Building,��������� Hornet af Homer och Cordova  Ingang 318 Homer St. Vancouver, B. 0.  BASTA JARNVAGEN TILL 0STERN  The Chicago, Milwaukee & St, Paul Rly.  Finaste genomg&ende tig mellan  8EATTLE OOH CHICAGO  p  hvarest forbindelse gores med alia tag till ostra, sodostra och  dylika platser.  Bkda. tagen ha Standard och Turist Sof vagnar, Matsal och  Coach.  For vidare underrattelser angaende dessa genomg&ende  t&g, bilettpriser och s& vidare, var god och skrif till eller besok  A W. NASE, Commercial Agent  H. B. EWER, City Ticket Agent.  443 HASTINGS STREET WEST, VANCOUVER, B. C.  Den nya banan ar den kortaste.  G  G  C  C  I  G  C  C  C  G  G  G  C  n  de endast nagra manaders tid va  rit anstalld vid brandkaren  denna hann anlanda.   Stewart var  23 ar gammal och ogift.   Han ha-lf6r siS **& att sJun^a messa och  rabbla upp  latinska bonformler,  for sin foda, och for lifvets basta bekvaraligheter, sa ar han vad-  ligt misstagen i sin kalkulation.  Tagalen, d. a. infodingen i Manilla, har vaknat upp ur synda-  somnen.   Katoliken gbr bast i att  ���������Vancouver Exhibition stangt.  "^ancouvers  5te arliga utstall-  ig stangdes under stora hogtid-  fheter forra lbrdagen.    Under  la utstallningen har har vadret  Irit mindre gynnsamt, men de  Lokande har det oaktadt varit  |nska manga.    Med tva och tre  igars  sommaryader hade  med  sakerhet denna utstallning va-  | en financiell success, men som  ar gick foretaget med en min-  ie forluiit, hvilken      emellertid  Hiiiner att tackas af staden.  Prince George &tertager sin trade  pi Prince Rupert.  Grand Trunk Pacific By. anga-  re Prince George som for cirka  en manad sedan togs i besittning  af guvernementet, att anvandas  som hospitalskepp, sedan den i  Esquimalt darfor utrustats har nu  af guvernenfentet ater ofverl&tits  till bolaget och kommer inom den  narmaste tiden ater att installeras  pa traden Vancouver���������Prince Rupert.  FILIPPINERNA ISTRALLJUS.  Resebref till Canada Kuriren.  Af Evert Nymanover.  Manilla, P. I, den 19de juli 1914.  Herr redaktor! ���������  Jag har nu varit nagiia manader. bland den Malajiska manni-  skorjfsen. Filippin arkipilagen till  hor Malajverlden. . Hit kom Spa:  nien oeh framfbr allt katolska kyr  kans representanter redan tidigt,  strax efter att Kolumbus upptackt  Amerika. Magellan landsteg pa,  Filippin oarna redan 1521. Han  viar den^ som forst uppforde ett  katdlskt kapell och bbrj.ade g#ra  affarer med manniskosjalar. Fi-  lippinerna voro icke forberedda  pa, hvad pafvedomet i verlden e-  gentligen ville saga. 0       .  De voro muhammedaner och  tankte.ingenting ondt om sin nasta. Nu kommo, som sagt, dessa  prelater, den en<a efter den andra,  f or trehundra ar genom tiden. Me-  dan'de fingo infodingen att sjun-  ga halleluja och Te Deum och rak  na kulorna pa, radbanden, voro  alia de utskiekade ifrigt syssel-  safta med att fa det   basta '   och  finna andra betesmarker an Filip-  piner-oarna och det basta Uncle  Sam kan gora, ar att draga sig ur  det fula kyrko kontraktaten.  Stulna automobiler.  Automobiltjufvar aro for narvarande mycket verksamma i  Vancouver om vi far tro de in-  gangna rapporter till prdiiingens  uppratthallare om stulna hilar  fran olika delar af staden.  Kvistig fr&ga.  Modern: ��������� Jahne, vet du inte,  att du icke far lof att vara pa ga-  tan i dag, sondag. Ga in pa bak-  garderi, om du onskar leka.  Janne: ��������� Mamma lilla, ar det.  icke sondag pa, bakgarden ocksa?  Fornamt satt.  ��������� Vet Per Olsson af att Matti-  as i Klockhult blitt haktad for  haststold?  ��������� jaj.de'-'a' ratt at'en!-Kunde  inte han, som fornamt oeh fint  folk, kopa sej en hast pa, arligt  satt a aldrig betala'n ?  FRUKT- OOH FARMLAND.  Om Ni onskar en farm med jamt  lands och inga raviner eller mos-  sar i narheten af B. C. Electric, be  laget, vid god landsvag, en mil  fran jernvagsstation, s& gor ett  besok hos undertecknad.  Vattensystem, elektriskt r ljus  och telefon kommer att installeras  En del 5 acre lots kunna annu er-  hallas for $700. Villkoren aro  $25.00 kontant och aterstoden ut-  strackt ofver en tid af 6 ar.  Flera svenskar finnes bosatta  alldeles i narheten.  James JJrooks  401 North West Trust Bldg,  509 Richard St.  Hotel West  444 Carrall Street  Vancouver, B. 0.  PETER GIOVANPO, Agare.  Jens Olsen, forestandare  Vancouvers nyaste .hotell med  ofver 100 rum. Alia stora och  ljusa med varmt och kallt vatten  samt telefon i hvarje rum. Forsta klass buffet och gafee.  Moderata priser  MRS. MARY FURBERG  Banrmorska.  ~Utexaminerad i Stockholm.  916 Cotton Drive, Grandview,  (Hornet af Cotton Drive och:  Venables St.)  Skandinaviskt  25__i25Z������������-4?-52-BS2S25i_3_������^  Canadian Pacific  Snabba, genomg&ende t&g till Ostern gor forbindelse med alia  Fartyg till Europa  Standard, Tourist and Dining  Cars  -    <     Regulara afseglingar till  British Columbia Coast Canneries, Prince Rupert och Granby  Bay, Vancouver. Victoria, Seattle, West Coast Vancouver  Island, Prince Rupert och Alaska, Nanaimo, Union,  Comox, Vancouver, Ladysmith, Tacoma, Victoria,  i  ,Upper Fraser River, Gulf Islands   For vidare upplysningar hanvande man sig till:  J. MOE, C. T. A. 434 Hastings St. Vancouver, B 0.  S. Goranson <& Co,  328 HASTINGS ST. EAST  Enda Svenska Grocery & Importingaffar i staden.  Alia Svenska delikatesser p& lager.  Gif oss ett besok!  en  Brown Bros. &  Co., Ltd.  BLOMSTERAFFAR  Frukt-och dekorationstrad  Krukvaxter,      blomsterfron,  blommor och begrafningskransar.  ^^ Tre affarer:���������  48 Hastings Street, East  402     Granville     Street  1 782     Granville     Street  Alia sorters svenska brod, sota  limpor, sockerskorpor, smorba-  kelser och kaffebrod.  Alia bestallningar utforas nog*  grant. ,  FRU MARTINS HEMBA6ERI  505 Richards Street  Vancouver, B. C.  Cameron's Store  For Men  '  Handgjorda    kostymer      fran  $15.00 till $25.00  Stetson hattar.  Nyinkomna varor for hela sa-  songen.  Stanfields underklader och vat-  tentata arbet&skjortor.  6 Cordova St. W. Vancouver, B. C.  JCapplopningar  Minoru Park  DagUgen  Speciella t&g afg& fr&n den nya Granville St. stationen kl.  12, 12:30 och hvar 15de minut dar efter till kl. 2.  Kapplopningar foreg& s&val regn som splsken.  l������^S_SE51������!_SSHS_S2SE5a5__Z5HS_S_SHS2  FLainier  _Hotel  JOHN BINDER, Agare.  Hornet af Carall & Cordova St.-  GLOM ej  vid behof af UR jamte  REPARATIONER  m. m. besoka undertecknad.  Ni erhaller det basta mot huma-  naste priser.  FRANS AHLQVIST  Svensk urmakare  49 Cordova Street W.  Storsta rum i Staden.  _SHS_S_S2SHS_SZ5HSHE25__clS25S5_S2SE  J. O. Alhberg  Earls Road  Svenska konserver och spece-  rier finnes alltid pa lager till bil-  liga priser.  Gor ett "besok!  Oriental Hotel  REVELSTOKE  Cor. Front & Benson Sts.  Etabliserad ar 1885.  Hufvudkontor for skandinaver  Rekommenderas i v&ra lands-  mans atanke.  Rate $1.00 om dagen.   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To follow thewar situiati^ inteUigently, every person should  have this War Map., Jt sftouW be in every Canadian home.  f /yvi'iVV'V;'; ���������VV ':���������'& VV: -V *  I iPHceof^WesfwnCattia     -      -      $1.00  '//������/ Brideiof FamUy HerMandW^MuSt^r  $1.00   ������������ War Map, size 30 in. x 40 in., worth       $1.00  '//// ���������",��������� . ./   . ������������������ -���������   '   .   -���������       $3.00  [^^���������///r/y '" , ��������� ';.        ~'   s (    '  Wo Qllor Both Popor* font to Your Homo Adtlroom  jar/One Year and tho Wor Mop tor Only $1.50  ��������� - ��������� * *  This offer applies to all subscribers* new or renewals, who  pay for the two papers inside next 30 days from this date.  All^b������c^ this office.   Subscrip-  tionspa^^  Order af once.    This offer is good for only thirty days.  from, September 18th, 1914  CALL OFFICE  PHONE Fairmont 1140  203-7 KINGSWAY

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