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 4- ������~   r \  i *\ >t  ,v <,  Subscribe for  The Western Call  Today  t .See .Adyf x  on Back Page and  Act To-Dap-vf Ulill  X ���������.*. v X yy. ,��������� ^ X^XX;/  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver and the Western People  VOLUME VI.  VANCOUVER, British ComiraiA, NOVEMBER 27, 1914  5 Cents Per Copy  No. 29  Wipe The Slate Clean���������See Page Four  [Ten Million Men in the British Empire Clamouring for Rifles to lipoid the Honour of Our Country  Exploits ofx .the'.'>j_j^^rMetLr--' iji^/ziiii^^Witf:- .2^e'-v-Ste:.^i^iBe' = Five  r--.BC  X:X  THE WAR  The Grand Duke Nicholas had a "joker" up  Ihis sleeve alright, and has settled   the   Crown  [Prince and General von Hindenburg for good as  far as invasiori'of Poland is concerned.  The triumphant entry into Warsaw, of the  ���������Juberhuman in shining armor has been now inde-  initely postponed, and his cloak and carriage  Raptured.  The utter rout of the right wing of the Ger-V  lah army under the Crown Prince was sav������d,  tt is said, at the cost of the Austrian division held  In reserve at Weilun.  The German army around Lodz, under com-^.  and   of   General   von   Mackenzen   has   been  |'crushed and dispersed."   One portion of it is reported as hastening due north in an effort to join  >rces with General Francois' command at Sol-  Jan ; but they have the Vistula to cross and their  position in ai^ilitary sense, is not an enviable  jne. r s  It is estimated that von Hindenburg has loit  ine quarter of his effective force in this ill-ajdvised  t*aid.  The German corps which was permitted to  Break through the Bussian center at Brzeziny is  low held i}p by the Russian troops just north of  >dz and whilst still at bay and refuting to sur-  ender, it is merely., a matter of time when they  lust lay down their arms or be annihilated.  Disaster is the word for the Germans. Deci-  ive victory for the Grand Duke.. Jt settles all  |ttought of further invasion and the, Russians, are  lid to be pressing their armies forward against  xe main German positions at Breslau, Posen ������nd  Fhorn.  Breslau is reported in a state of panic at the  Russian approach.   All business is suspended and  Ihe better class are in flight.   Seven thousand  [���������efugees from, Breslau have arrived in Munich.  The Russians are now in complete command  If the easy passes through the Carpathian moun-  lains and the way to Budapest���������the Hungarian  ipital lies open before them across that country's  fertile plains.  Cracow will now be fully invested, the battle  front in Silesia  and   East   and   West   Prussia  lanned and   thoroughly   entrenched   and   the  iareh.6n3u3a-?e^ll> Vtenna, Dresden ,and3er-^  \m begun. .  The publication by a first class Ijondon Daily,  if a reputed prophecy, said to have been discovered recently in which the Kaiser���������as a son of  juther is described as the Anti Christ against  |lvhom Pope Benedictus issues a: bull indicates the  rithdrawil of papal support from the Alliance  ind the open and active adhesion of Rome to the  ginning side.  The advent of 40,000 Russian troops in Servia  laving travelled from Russian territory 500 miles  kp the Danube indicates at least the benevolent  Neutrality of Roumania and Bulgaria. It is now  llmost assured that the Balkan states have ar-  inged their differences and will soon actively  [o-openate with the Allies? Portugal and Italy  |re also on the eve of breaking in and the Allies  }n now slay:"Come  on in  boys���������the water'&/  Sne!"   " ���������;���������'.-<'������������������;.  The war with Turkey progresses favorably.  the Russians have driven the Turks before them  trough the mountains, and are pressing them  ird against their main fortress Erzeoum.   v  Lord Kitchener reports that1 the British forces  Jj*e now in touch with the Turks 30 miles east of  le Suez Canal and that the position is emminent-  satisfactory.  Little change is reported from Flanders.- Dix-  laude has been recaptured and the embryo navial  ]ase at Zeebrugge, where the Germans were as-  smbling-submarines and Zeppelins, bias been  completely destroyed -with all its belongings by  le guns of two British battle ships. ^  Victories and slight advances are reported  rom Arras and Verdun and a notable aeroplane  laid from Belfort. . Three young Britishers in-  faded the German air as far as the great Zeppe-  ya construction plant at Friederichshaven on Lake  Constance and, aided by aslight fog got within =  L few hundred feet of.the Hangars and works and  Effected much destruction ere being driven off.  The distance travelled was 120 miles and back  through the enemies country. ..-'������������������.  Ca  ftan Ottawa* -'Free Press"  As Ottawa Sees Our Member  GERMANY'S BIG GUNS AJ.Ii NEUD REPAIRS  ��������� London, Nov. 27.���������Germany's-eight 17-inch  howitzers, the great seige guns which played such  havoc with the fortifications of Liege, Namur,  ���������Ma������berge and. Antwerp,, have Jjeen returned toV  the Krupp works at Essen for repairs. They  have been severely strained and their breeches  ;have been damaged in the fighting it is said.  THE WAR l-OAN  London, Nov. 27���������Lloyd George announced in  Parliament to-day that the War Loan had been  greatly,oversubscribed. The Chancellor gave no  figures, but said that a marked feature of the  subscription was the number of individuals, totalling over 100,000, who had made application for  small sums.   These would receive first attention.  The Scandinavian countries are mobilizing and  are reported to have combined to defend their  neutrality, against all-coiners.  ���������-��������� TBe British Battleship Bulwark (1902) 12,000  toils, 750 men, was utterly destroyed by an explosion as she lay off Sheerness, estuary of the  Thames on Thursday.   Only 14 of the men were  . saved.  An accident some experts say. A commission  has been appointed to investigate. "An enemy  has done this thing" is our own opinion and it  , may weir be worth careful investigation for there  can be no doubt but that the Kaiser has had something besides "Big guns" up hjs sleeve before he  undertook the conquest of the world.���������The complete collapse of Admiral Craddock's fleet before  the Germans will bear some investigation as well  as the sinking of the Bulwark; the cause may be  the same in both instances and may be neither  guns nor torpedoes.'  WWBSIPENT WILSON THINGS IT WRONG  FOR AIR 0RAFT TO ATTACK NON  OOHRATAirrS.  Washington, Nov; 27.���������President Wilson has;  jcommuwcat^ ^  representatives of the United States in the belligerent countries of Europe his disapproval of  attacks by bombs on unfortified cities occupied  by non-combatants.  Industrial Boom in Britain  London, Nov* 27.��������� Structural engineers and  bridge builders throughout the country are being  requested to stand ready to rush repair work in  Belgium and France.  This is assumed in authoritative quarters here  to be* undoubted evidence of the fovorable ppsi-  tion of the Allied troops along the entire battle-  front in the west. x ������.  MILLION FOR SEED GRAIN.  Ottawa, Nov. 26.���������Orders-inCouneil today set  aside one million dollars for seed grain for settlers  in the crop failure districts on tfc\p prairie and also  one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to relieve  immediate needs for these settlers/  BREWERY LICENSE REFUSED AT OTTAWA.  Ottawa, Nov. 26.���������Application for additional  brewery licence in Vancouver has been before  the government and refused. No additional  licence will be granted for the present.  Subscriptions to the Christmas  Fund of Ward V Red Cross Society  may be sent to the Western. Call,  203 Kingsway.  TEN MILLION MEN IN  x - #.������gH f EHE ���������  Sir:���������Sitting at my camp fire in the almost  impenetrable forest of Graham Island, B. C, a  few miles from the most northwesterly corner of  the British Empire, the fortnightly mail just in,  I search through my paper for the latest war news  and read September llth, Vancouver news. Then  I turn to the English papers and find "Spectator"  "Daily Telegraph and "Times" of mid-August;  then the "Literary Digest" of Philadelphia, and  I settle down to the leading articles. In three out  of the four last named I find the words "This  Amazing War."  Now, I- am amazed to see the "Spectator"  writing in a vein which shows it has no idea of the  situation whatever.   It speaks of England beaten  to her knees.  How many seconds would England  be on her knees? Just as long as it took Germany    '  to dig the grave and no longer.   Do the English  papers really think, as I gather they do, that  Germany is fighting for England's trade and commerce, or that she didn't quite foresee that for a   '  time she (Germany) must lose all her own foreign ~  trade while fighting for far nwjre than that.   The  most that England seems to expect from a'defeat  is the loss of her Empire and the payment at  about three-fourths *ot the .cost of the war. That's     ^  a small part of what Germany is fighting for.    '"  Does England understand that whereas William  the First conquered Eugland,. dispossessed mostN  o.f the Saxons and gave-their property to Normans, William the Second would do far worse,  than that; all Wbuld be dispossessed after being'  most throughly disarmed..  Does England think that if France were defeated French would still be taught   in   French ,  schools, or English spoken anywhere but in America, (or as near as they like to get to it).   The \  Kaiser has six sons, if they win they will be the  six kings of Europe and Great Britain.  . Germany has fourteen million soldiers, if they  they win will be fourteen million land owners, of  Europe.   Something worth fighting for! "  This,' and' this only, explains the tearing up of  treaties. This, and this only, explains the German atrocities. For, not only must the war be  won by any means fair or foul, but the populations which are to be subjected must in the process  be thoroughly terrorized.  If only the picture were once seen in its completed form Kitchener would not be appealing to  the population of Great Britain for half a million  men, but there would be ten million men in the  Empire clamouring for rifles. " .    X  With this picture before one can one expect  that Germany will respect treaties or anything*  else? The prizeis toobig,randfromthe^ point'of ^"  view that they are barbarians they cannot be  .blamed. But they should not be treated as if they  were sportsmen or honorable foes. Does anyone  believe: thut if the German war party could get  hold of a gas or explosive which would* murder  every man, woman and child in France and England they would hesitate ..about,using it! There  are two classes in Germany, the Socialist f������nd the  war party, all are soldiers, and everyone of them  carries a '' Castle in Spain" in his haversack.  Thirty years ago T was staying at Slough near  Windsor, and met a highly educated German who  was mathematical master and an army coach. I  went for a walk with him, and shall never forget  the.conviction with which he spoke when he said.  "We Germans are barbarians and in the next war  you will see it." The educated German is a scientific barbarian, and his intention to do the very  thing he - js doing now in all its details has been  ^hewn in many ways* in the last ten years, only  we wouldn't believe it.  I was in England three years ago, and still remember Robert Blachford 's p.imphlet. He showed  plainly that "Germany will be ready in 1914 to  fight England for possession of the Empire, and  will make, or seize upon, some small excuse to  declare war. Few listened to him. Even he, I  think, did not grasp the full extent of what Germany means by the conquest of Europe. It isn't  trade, though that would come, nor even dominion ; it is dispossession;; and the German language  from end to end, and all that that implies. A  temporary loss of commerce while fighting for  the actual ownership of the country���������houses and  treasures of Europe and England, was foreseen  and; is nothing to her. This explains why she  locks up her fleet, at present, she never intended  to use it until Europe should be at her feet, and "  the French and Russian flets should be hers.  Jn one matter v?e are to blame, we have unconsciously fooled Germany ; for years we have  shown great fear of her, and she has mistaken  fear for cowardice; she came to the conclusion ������  that we were no more to be reckoned with on  land than Belgium or Servia. Three surprises  which should co3t her the game.  B. C. LAND SURVEYOR  1 Victoria, B. C. THE WESTERN CALL.  Friday, November 27, 1914  THINGS  YOU  NEED  For making up the little  Christmas gifts that wont  cost so very much.  Silks     -     - 25 and 50c yd.  Ribbons all prices from  2 for 5    -     - , -    35c yd.  Laces pretty edgings  at - - 5c yd. & up  Fancy Handkerchiefs  at - - - - 5c & up  Fancy Towels - all prices  Stamped Linens - all prices  New French Poplin   Dress  Goods,   in pretty grey.  brown, green,  and   dark  red, special yd.     -  $1.25  Special in Infants Short  Cashmere Dresses  Come in cream, sky, and  Red, each    -     -    $1.00  Shoes That Wear  Ladies Boots of quality  -  ������������������>'      -      $3.50 & up  Mens Boots of quality  -���������'.  ���������--.���������    -      $3.50 & up  Boys and girls Boots  at      -      -       all prices  BEDROOM SLIPPERS  Childrens - 45c pr. & up  Girls and Boys 50c pr. & up  Womens - 50c pr. & up  Mens    -   ' -      65 pr. & up  COH. MAIN anil 8th AVE.  PHON������: FAIRMONT 506  Phone Sey mo wr 9.086  Think  that the death or disability of an  Executor necessitates the making of a  new Will; and  Plan  to avoid any Mich necessity.    V  -��������� 'ActXv';X  with foresight by appointing this Company to act for you. It costs you no  more and we have the practical experience. <  Dow, Fraser Wt [o.  (One of  the   Registered  Companies)  122 Hastings St, W.  Our $6.50  and $5.00  Nut Coal  Which again we say without  fear of contradiction, is the  same coal that some of our  most, prominent competitors  have charged you $7; 50 and  and $8.00 for.  KIRK & CO.  929 MAIN ST. PHONE Sty. 1441  26 y������ars in Victoria.  ,...^~j.^..^.;.^.'f.;..;.������;..^4^j..^..>44^Mfc4^  "* ' "v ���������      "X ��������� '  *  I SNIDER BROS. & BRETHOUR, CONTRACTORS   |  t /��������� .   ���������      ���������  '..- ���������<X -V '���������"���������'  f  *. ��������� .   ���������   ���������> -���������- -'. ��������� ������������������ . ": --���������.-������������������ ������������������!���������'  .j. ^���������^S������^.^.^.������i^������^.^^2**i**S>*i**i>^'"-l*.l^>*i*^>^**i*,S* ������8* '1' *!' '1' 'X' 't' 'I* 'I* ^' *������* 'I' *t* *I* 'I**I"1' *t* *!' 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For   example,   it  is shown that, the droppings from 1,000 fowls  if preserved without nefedles, loss are worth at  ���������. least $300 per annum, and this estimate is- based  on the assumption that less than half of the drop-  ; pings, or only 30 pounds per hen per year, can  be collected.  V According to the Maine Station, the droppings  should be collected daily and mixed with substances which will (1) prevent loss of nitrogen, (2)  add sufficient potash and phosphoric acid to make  a better-balanced fertilizer, and (3) improve the  mechanical condition of-:the^iih:anuW:so-tKS:t'itT^^ti''  beapplied to the land with _t manurespreader.  This can be done as follows: Tp each 30 pounds  of the manure add 10 pounds of sawdust, good  dried loam, or peat, 16 pounds of acid phosphate,  and 8 pounds of kainit. Such a misture'WilL'con-'  t^mlabouO  of phosphoric acid, and 2 per <5ent of potash,  which, used a. the rate of 2 tons per acre would  furnish 50 pounds of nitrogen, 185 pounds of  phosphoric acid, and 80 pounds of potash, and at  the present price of fertilizing ingredients is  worth about $10 per ton. The mixture fould  furnish a well-balanced stable fertilizer, which,  although not fine enopgh to work well in drills,  can be sucessfully applied with a manure spreader  The treated manure should be well sheltered until time to apply to the land1���������that is, shortly before ploughing:-���������From the i' Conneticut; Agricul:  tural College Pjress Bulletin."     '//'��������� :X :  USE BKmmXtlL FOR FATTENING CHICKENS  / Skim milk is one of the best fattening foods  j Oatmeal and finely ground buckwheat are also  good. Low grade flour may be used, but most of  the fattening ration should be made of the two  former. Mix the meal as a gruel and feed the  chickens lightly afc the start; Great care should  be taken not to overfeed in the forepart of the  fattening period. JCeep the birds hugry practically all of the time, then during the latter part  of the fattening, feed all they will eat up clean  at ,two'- or three different times eich day.  Under proper management each - chicken  should put on a pound increase in weight in about  two weeks. ������The best weight to take chickens  f^fattening" is~a  5 cents a pound increase over lean chickens  should be expected. This will make quite difference in the value between a lean and a  fattened chicken. Fattening poultry is cerT  tainly a profitable business, and sour skim milk  j reduces the cost of feeding and adds to the pro-  t fit.���������M. A. J.  'p*fy*f*rfrlj*)4]fr4jQt^^ <||  , . *  ?******������*\l<������**H****************************^ *.  The following extracts from the October number of the "Bible in the World", the magazine of  the British and Foreign Bible Society, will be of  interest.  The Bible Societe has not forgotten the needs  of the loyal contingents from the overseas Dominions who are hastening to the assistance of the  mother country. Already there have been despatched to Quebec 35,000 copies of the specially  bound New Testament, ordered by_the Canadian  Bible Society for distribution among the Canadian  contingent.. To South Africa 5000 English and  5000 Dutch New Testaments are being sent out;  while arrangements are also: being made to supply  Australian and New Zealand expeditionary forces. - - ���������������������������"'-. .    <\ ��������� '��������� .;  A letter has come from the headquarters of  the Central European Agency at Berlin, after a  silence lasting several weeks. The Bible House remains open, and the staff have been busily engaged in coping with the' demand for Testaments  and Gospels for distribution among the German  troops on the march. Altogether about 100,000 copies of the Scriptures have been distributed by the  society in Germany during the time of the mobilization.  In the German empire and Austria-Hungary  the bible society circulated last year 600,000 copies of the scriptures at an expenditure of over  8000 pounds, mainly upon c.olportage. In France,  Belgium and the Russian empire, the society circulated last year 815,000 copies, and expended  about 17,000 pounds.  Those who have not informed themselves on  the question have little idea \of the amazing  growth of the circulation of the Bible during the  last hundred years.' It is but little more than a  ceutury ago that Voltaire, prophesied that in a  hundred years. the Bible would be an extinct  book. How has that prophecy been fulfilled?  From 1804 to 1817 the total issues of Bibles and  portions of the^same in all Europe and America  were about three million copies, or an average of  less than a quarter of amillion ayear, distributed  in less than seventy languages. At present tbe  thirty Bible societies of the world which exist for  the specific purpose of publishing the^'Word of  God without,note or comment, issue the whole  Bible or portions of it in over.500 languages and  the aggregate of circulation is- about 18,000,000  copies a year. Then there are Bibles and portions printed by private publishing firms, returns/  of which have recently-been gathered for the first  time;:. and these add 10,000,000 copies to the  annual output. Thus we have 28,000 000 or more  than 120 times the annual output of a century  ago. And besides this, there are the many millions of copies of texts and quotations circulated  annually in our marvellously developed Sunday  School literature and the literature of the  churches. Historians and archaeologists are  every year making discoveries by which fresh  light is focussed upon the records of Holy Writ.  Each fresh discovery will magnify the miracle  of its history and preservation and tend to demonstrate more clearly the fact that the Bible is notv  a- mere book but is a living and inextinguishable  source of light and life as well as of wisdom.  "   4$������4������^M������44^l|fr|ft4fr4}4 4{44|44fr^Mfri$M3M$4^Mg4^M$44fc4Jl������i^  I   Old Wellington will  ���������   Reduce Your Fuel Bill  This is the cheapest COAL in Vancouver,  ?  value considered.  We want Your Business, and you will want  J  our coal if you once try it.  LUMP - - - $7.00  NUT - - "-, $5.50  PEA -    -    -    $4.00  Call us up���������we will tell you about it.  ������������������������  S  ���������  McNeill, Welch & Wilson, Ltd.  ;:   PHONE:  Sey. 5408-5409 ������  * *********************'X^t**^**************^ '  SEALED  SECURITY  is essential to safe investment.  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A General Banking Business Transacted  =v=������ Friday, .November 27.  1914  THE WESTERN CALL  For Sale and  For Rent  Cards  10c each 3 for 25c  WESTERN CALL OFFICE, 203 Kingsway  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICE  Before employing ��������� Pri-,  vate Detective, if you don't  know yonr man. ask your  legal adviser.  JOHNSTON, the Secret  Service Intelligence Bu-  reao. Suite 103-4  319 Pender St., W.  Vancouver, B. C  Try Our Printing  Quality  Second  to None  *���������'���������."'���������' ������������������ *  A, E. Harron J; A. Harron G.M.Williamson  *  HARRON BROS.  FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS  ::  VANCOUVER NORTH VANCOUVER  $   Office & Chapel���������1034 Granrille St. Office & Chapel���������122 Sixth St. W.  Phone Seymour 3486 Phone 134  ������;..;~{*fr^fr.;..;~^..;..;4.{44fr.;4.������..ft4;.4{������}~fr^44{.iM^  t************************W'***X*'t  JOS. H. BOWMAN  ARCHITECT  910--I1 Yorkshire Building  Seymour Street Vancouver, B. C.  I'm Gauri Tae  List the Mom  ���������_  ;!  GAS FLRIS  $1.00 down and $1.00 Per month  Ii  Gas Fires do everything in the line of heating, which can be secured   J  with any open grate fire, arid with the following advantages:   . . \\  CLEANLINESS���������No dust, dirt or trouble in laying or maintaining the   '.'.  ���������_ ,    . fire, removing ashes etc. X-��������� ��������� ..���������*  *   CONVENIENCE���������A twist of the wrist, and a scratch of a match, starts   ''  __'        .the fire in operation.    It may be turned off as simply when the de-   __'  ������������������' sired temperature is reached.  COMFORT���������The fire is perfectly regulated, thus avoiding the extremes  incident with the old fashioned grate.  ECONOMY���������The fire is ready for instant use, night 6r day;   It gives  ��������� heat as soon as lighted, and all the fuel consumption stops w soon  as it is turned off.  See tbene Qm Firei ind m������ke enquries concerning tbe Equipmeats at:     ��������� '  Vancouver Qas Co,      Manitoba Hardware Co.  Carrall * Hastings Sts. 1714 Commercial Prlvt  1135 qranvllle St., Near Davie  McCalfum & Sons  2415 Main Street  Gordon Brown &. Co.  3091 Oranvllle Street  ' ���������4V������*.^^^4^4^M^4^m{4^^44^.4||4|hJ^44$.4^44^44^������4^>^4|44^. [*  I wis never ill  for fechtin',  but  I 'm gaun tae list the morn  For the hairst is fairly finished,  an' we've gotten in the corn,  An' the lads that's at the front  are c'ryin' me to gang;  They mustna think   that   I   am  feart or dinna care a hang.  Shall I gang cosy to my bed fan;  work and play is done,  And them to sup oil shot an' shell  and sleep upo' t'hra grun'?        k,  A man's job is to back them up;  lat weemin mind the kye ;*  It's me they're  fechtin'  for,   by  gum! an' a' you folk forbye.   ,  The  aul'er men can thresh  the  corn an' cairt the neeps an' ploo,  It's no for chiels the like o' his tae  bide at hame enoo..  There's Jimmie left the Mains o'  Knock an' Jock frae the haim  fairm:   ' [  Am I tae be ahih the   lave���������for  fear I cometae hairm?  The war's tae last till Germany or.  or his is lickit fair-  Qin we're to slacken in the feciht,  we'll never rise nae mair,  Is't best to skulk a living cpoard  or fill a soldiers grave?  I 'd rather  risk a  German  shell  than live a" German, slave.  And fan the   lads  wha *ve   gane  come back, an.' get a welcome  hame,. '  I'd hae to hing my heid and hide  mysel' for very shame.  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WIPE THE SLATE CLEAN  Few writers are more often referred to at the  present day that the German pessimistic philosopher ; Friedrich Nietzsche,-, whose writings are  believedto have had much to do in-forming the  terrible characteristics prominent in the German  soldiery; at work in Belgium arid France. The  teaching of his book "Thus; Spake Zanathuitra"  has been summarised as Vfbllows ���������-���������*' Seeing the  misery caused by sin and the freedbiri bf the animal "unfettered By,a. sense of crime, to whom the  conscience never wakes", Nietzsche finds the  cause of this misery not in sinj the reality of which  he denies, but in the morality which presumes  to say Don't. If, like the animal, we .frankly say  Yes to every impulse,'life wbiild he thinks,be full,  rich,��������� and free.-"-.-'. XX.  X'..-.,XT  ':',. It. is satisfactory to find that altogether only  about 3,500 copies of his great work have ever  been sold to British people.  The above is taken from a critiqueVotiNietz-  che 's bookbysaMontreal naper and, whilst the limited-circulation of the, book in Britain is so far  hopeful it does not in the least abate the fact that  for the past quarterof-'_a'-:cenH^iiie^'iafMbsphe7ie''  of bur Universities and Theological Seminaries  and the preaching of multitudes of our pulpits has  been tainted by German philosophy and that confessedly the Nietzsehean philosophy has completely conquered the German Nation ��������� Kaiser ���������  War-Lords ��������� professors, preachers and "the common herd" ��������� until a hardly a sane German remains to tell the taieXX-V XXX- X ..V- ^ :  ;    That this is the? root reason why wJe are now.  fighting our old Protestant friend arid'illy is beyond all question.   This is the. spiritual reason���������  the unseen reason and therefbre the real reason.  -Now that the fat is m the fire Nietzsche is being, openly crucified and altogether with his even  cruder and inader brother Atheist Treitcschke  blamed entirely for the German debacle,  t But this is.not fair and will not'help us find  the real devil who is seducing the nations.   The  crude, bald, materialistic arinimalism of Nietzsche  apd Treitzschke. piay be compared to, the gross  Mediaeval Devil with long pointed ears.and clov-  eri hoof and forked tail, such a devil could only  be dangerous in a despiritualized age.  X The BiMe describes Satairiac Ian yAngel  bf  Jjight, and before his fall, the most beutiful creation of Heaven!  The idealistic transcendentalism of Immanuel  J������ant,is ias purely Atheistic as the Nietzsehean materialism and to a spiritually minded people far  more dangerous. With the German people the  Kant stage came first and prepared the way���������  but before Kant came, what is now called "The  Higher Criticism" destroying, in the minds of  the people, Bible Christianity and leaving a mere  shell of sacrementarian formalism���������-from the horrible hypocrisy bf which the German nation has  turned back to Pagan animalism and the Pagan  virtue that might is right...  Whilst the teachings of Nietzsche and Treitzschke "are being denounced on every hand from  pulpit and press we notice that the subtler forms  of German Atheism are still.extolled.  As a matter of fact our present day teaching  is rotten with Neitzscheism.  Fra Elberta says "The fear of the Lord is the  beginning of folly" and is loudly applauded. As  Nietzsche indicates it is the fear of God that must  be eradicated from the human heart ere the real  super-man can appear.  ������  Pastor Russell is busy by word of mouth, pamphlet, press and photo-play at this business of  fear eradication and although the regular churches are down on Pastor Russell it is not because  they too have not succumbed to the philosophic  **^j������*************^&<<^  BE PREPARED!  Every Canadian should protect himself and !  * -family by carrying a policy in  ��������� X . ���������'���������'���������-".���������-' ���������������������������-'  ! MUTUAL LIFE OF CANADA  *' Establlahad 1869,, ��������� ���������'  fV "CANADA'S ONLY MUTUAL"  T        For rates and  full information see our j_  % agents, or  W. J. TWISS  District Manager  317-319.ROGERS BUILDING  pressure of the day as opposed to the .radical  utterances of the Word of God that in agespast  have been built into the bone and sinew of the  British race and made us the rugged world con-  ^queringVrace/and yet keptrus the servants of God -  -and man and made us the great Burdenbearers of'  H;he "lesser breeds Without the   Law".     God's  truth, and how these "lesser breeds" that we  have, helped are now coming to the aid of the  weary Titan!  Let ws make a through job of it whilst we are  at -it. - ,. ��������� "J'  Kitchener and Tommy Atkins and Joffre and  the Piou-piou Beige will dispose of Germany in,  the flesh.  Let us who remain behind dispose of ;the,German spirit in bur midst in Church and Hall and  College and wipe the slate clean and get back to  God and his ever, abiding word. This will be the  hardest part of the fight and if we do not win  this spiritual victory no triumph over physical  Germany will avail. Then is Britain's doom sae:  led as surely as that of Germany now and for  the same reasons.  NAPOLEON'S ESTIMATE OF THE NATIONS  Napoleon Bonaparte in his later days at St.  Helena gave out the following: "The English character is superior to ours. They are in everything  more practical than we are. They emigrate, they  marry, they.kill themselves, with less indecision  than we display in going to the opera. They are  also braver than we are. I think that one can  say that in courage they are to us what we are to  the Russians, what the Russians are to the Germans, what the Germans are to the Italians. Hadv  I had an English army I should have conquered  the universe, for I could have gone all over the  world c without demoralizing my troops. Ha.d I  been in 1815 the choice, of the English, as I was  of the.French. I might have lost the battle of  "Waterloo. without losing a vote in the Legislature  or avsoldier from my ranks. I should have, won  the game." . , v  THE WAY OF THE PATHAN  <.*****************^**^*r**^^  Northeastern France; Nov. 11.���������A considerable concentration of German forces was noticed  on Thursday afternoon in front of the British  trenches south of Ypres. About this time a heavy'  rain began to fall and continued to come down in  torrents as night approached. The British troops  knowing that the massing of the enemy's troops  was progressing, were keenly alert. X  Behind a thin line of trees a short distance  in the rear there was a silent. gathering of niimy  hundreds of almost invisible figures moving: witbT  a lithe tread-   No word wasuttered, ordersBebra^  ing to pass down the lines as whispers borne on  the wind. ,  By degrees a wore or so of these hazy figures  detached themselves from the main body and  moved stealthily up to and beyond the advanced  line of the British trenches. Word was passed  along under the breath of the men: "The Indians  are going; out.". .X X-        vfv  The ghostly outposts; crawled noiselessly ^b  the first German trench; and vfor five minutes  there was perfect quiet, then a few shots, follbWr  ed immediately afterwards Va wild splutter ���������of;  musketry intermingled with cries and groans.1  Three or four light balls :thrown in the air  revealed to the British troops a weird sight s)x  hundred yards away.. On their front was a mass  of wild, struggling men, everywhere was the  glean* of steelahd a dizzy whirl of rifle butts.":  It was the Pathans at their deadly w,ork. For  ten minutes they hacked and slew the half asleep  and wholly bewildered Germans,- who bad laid  down in serried ranks to await the order for a  night assault on the British trenches-  The score of Pathans ..who went out in^advance slew the German pickets quietly and easily  ���������which is the Pathan way. The main body was  thus enabled to get in the very mi^st'of the sleep-,  ing foe unchallenged.'^he slaughter was terrible, and only ended \yhen the surviving Germans,  who were in great force, became thoroughly  aroused and ran blindly to the rear.  Then their swarthy assailants came back  briskly and, as silently as they went out. They  might have been out for an evening's stroll.  Their Josses were practically nothing.  The Germans, of course,- were furious���������which  is the German way. For hours their guns poured  a rain of shrapnel into the British trenches in  the hope of securing a meed of revenge. But  this did not dispel the contented smile from the  British soldier's face. As for the Pathans they  had hurried off to bed. >  THEN PREPARE FOR A MIRACLE.  MANY RUSSIAN WOMEN IN  THE FIRING LINE.  Don Male Attire and Fight well���������One Woman  Wounded Three Times.  London.���������The Petrograd correspondent of The  Morning Post .says:  '' The number of women coming back wounded  from the Russian front proves that the contingent  .of adventurous females on the fighting lines is  considerable. These women as a general rule cut  their hair, assume a soldier's uniform and get  secretly, with the connivance'-; of 'friends. air*>rig  the soldiers. Others start albrie On varioua pretexts, such as seeking injured relatives, and then  don= male attire when they reach the front.     ,  A Cossack g?rl trooper^ ilelen Choba by name,  Went with the full knowledge and permission bf"  the authorities as a horsewoman, swordswoman  and a markswoman.  Colonel Tpmilobbskayas-^daughter,   who   in,<  male uniform ori.the Aiigustowo front disting.rii__':  ed herself as a scout leader, has been wounded  three times." -XX... ->X   Xv';-X'. ���������*, AX  CAILLAUX EXILED ?  (London (Ont.)  "Advertiser").       X  XWhile many have lost hope that the defeat  of'the German Emperor will come from the people  over'whom he rules, there are observers to be  found who are still waiting for the moment when  Socialism will declare itself over Kaiserism. It  has been shown definitely through the suspension  of the " Vorwaerts", the German Socialist official  organ, that there is a strong antiwar .section in  Germany, and as most of the voters who form the  Socialist majority are to be found in the Kaiser's  army, there remains a possibility tbat the stage  is setting for.asudden eruption of Teutonic sanity. The flowing well of wisdom has been corked  by the War Lord, but-the internal force may be-  gathering. A properly-arranged explosion would  blow Wilhelm to St. Helena and Kruppism would  be hurled so high it would never come down.  Surely to-day there are men left in Germany  of the type of Ferdiand August Bebel, probably  the foremost Social Democrat of his time. He  was promient for years in the labor movement and  entered the North German Diet in 1867 and the  Reichtag in 1871. In 1902 he led 82 Socialists in  the Reichstag. Several times he was imprisoned,  once, in 1903, for high treason, and he has frequently felt the force of the Mailed Fist in other  ways. His voice was never silenced and his  following has numbered in the millions. Always  against war and German aggression by the rule  of "blood and iron" he foresaw that sooner or  later the Kaiser; would plunge his country into  mad attempt for world supremacy. He also recognized that Socialists would be forced into fighting  against their will. This and ihe rest of his prophecy follows:  When,Germany goes to war'there will be whole  armies of our adherents in the fighting raAks. As  long as all goes well and victory crowns pur banners they can do little but let themselves be swept  along on the triumphant flood.' But once let the  impression take root that Hozerizollern prestige  has lost its magic���������once let the'War Lord's pride  be greatly hiimblepTby a genuine disaster to his  arms���������then prepare for a miracle!  FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM OF THE  UNITED STATES IN OPERATION.  Washington, D. C, Nov. 16.���������After months of  work on the federal reserve board and preparation by the banks which will be members of the  new system, the twelve federal reserve banks'  opened their doors to business today. Their entrance into the field of re-discount will mark the  first great change in the banking system of this  country in the last 50 years, since the national  embank was conceived.and called into being after  the civil war. X  The twelve banks, designed to take care of  the commercial needs, of the entire nation are  located in the following cities: Boston, New York  Philadelphia, Richmond, Atlanta^ Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Karisas City, Pallas  and San Francisco.  For the present the operations of the banks  will be limited largely to the rediscounting of  .notes, drafts and bills of exchange but as expe-  . nence is gained, steps to have them excercise  their other functions under the currency act, will  be taken.' The directors of all the banks have  been selected, the board has named its representative for each and suitable quarters have been se-'  cured in all the twelve cities.  Officials here will watch the progress of the  system with the utmost interest. , It starts on its  , mission with 7571 member banks. Their authorized capital is put at $105,795,600, of wbich one  sixth has been, called and is in their vaults. The  evact figures for the cash reserves in all 12  -Bank������:has^-not.= V^beenV accurately computed-'  but the estimate puts the amount at close to $250,-  000,000, dravm under the law from the present  reserve agents of member banks.  The reserve banks begin operations at a time  when members of the board feel that there is an  excellent opportunity to test out the value of the _  system. Their ability to rediscout paper is counted  upon as one of the means to loosen the purse  strings of" the banks, provide machinery for  caring for crops and generally meet business  needs. X .  DRAG-SEINE FISHERMAN FINED.  Matsujiro Mori, 566 Powell Street, Vancouver, was fined $5 and costs by Magistrate Proctor,  for operating a herring-drag-seine in the Strait  of Georgia, off Bowen Island, without a license,  on Saturday morning 21st November, 1914, at  3.30 a.m.  W. McC. Moore, overseer, prosecuted on behalf of the Government.  -=t  THOUSANDS IN LINE  j AS RUSSIA GOES DRY.  Liquor Shops Attract Crowds on Last Day bf  X /'/'������������������/ XX'/v Opening.  , ;��������� xX  ��������� "^^PetrogradiXrThbusands of men women and..'  children stood till four o'clock yesterday morning in a driving snowstorm before the doors of  the liquor shops, the last day on which it' was i  possible to purchase light wine and beer under  the prohibition actvbf the Russian Government,  which <m: Monday becomes absolute.  This final prohibition act is the last of three  distinct liquor Reforms, the first curtailing the  sale of vodka and the second abolishing it absolutely. The third measure extends the prohibition to every; form of alcoholicVdrink in: all portions of the Empire under martial law..  FOUGHT AN OCTOPUS.  Diver Had Tussle While Working on New  Breakwater.  1]  Victoria, Nov. 16���������An exciting fight under  water with an octopus was.the thrilling experience  one of the divers employed by the contracting  firm of, Sir John Jackson Limited, when engaged ;  in supervising the laying of the granite blocks  which form part of the substructure of the breakwater now under construction at Ogden Point. In  the vice-like grip of the powerful tentacles of the  octopus, the diver, handicapped to a great extent,  but at the sahle time protected by the heavy diving  suit and equipment, swayed about on the sea bed  ���������as he fought what at first appeared to be an unequal battle with the many-limbed creature of the  sea. Using his knife to good advantage, the diver  eventually succeeded in, severilig the tentacles  which were tightening about his body and, giving  the signal to the crew on'the tender, was  hauled safely aboard.  ELOCUTION CONTEST  TJrider the auspices 6f the Mount, Pleasant'  W.C.T*A., seven young ladies will compete for, the  silver ���������anedal in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church,  corner of Quebec Street and Tenth Avenue, Tuesday next, December 1st, at 8 p.m., Mrs. Keeler,  elocutionist director,. Good music will be pro-1  vided. Among those taking part; are : Mrs.  McDuffy, Mrs. Dr. ITurnbull, Miss McCrossan  and Miss Harris )pianist)J .Orchestra, in attendance. Everybody welcome. Dr. Turribull chair-,  man. . ", ������������������'.. ���������  '''' ;i;;v-;: ������������������"  LEATHER FROM CANADA,  Orders of British War Office Likely to be  Increased.  Ottawa.-XTheJ British War Office is likely tp_.  place huge orders in Canada for leather goods  equipment. A delegation of sixty of the leading  tanners of Canada was called in consultation  by Sir George'Foster, minister of trade and commerce yesterday, and asked if, in the event of  sudh orders being received, they Would be able to  supply the leather. Sir George was assured that  the capacity of the Canadian factories is fully  equal to any demand that may be made on them.,  Although Sir George did not specify any particular order, it is understood that the existing  requirements of the British War Office already  placed in Canada are to be materially increased;/  We trust that in this, as in'all other contracts;  the West will not be forgotten,.   The West is,  after all, the great producer, and must be recog-T  nised in. the distribution of orders at a critical^  period such as this.   The charge is heing openly,]  made that Eastern manufacture     who have been-  able, by pbliticial influence, to obtain contracts'  altogether beyond their power to supply have,  passed such portions over to -manufacturers in/  the United States rather than let them come to  the West.   We do not believe    these   changes;v  The proving of their truth would start a western"  revolt that would be dangerous.   In fact such-a  procedure would be little less than treasonable,  and a type of treason of the most contemptible  ���������quality.1-  There need be no fear that every available  hand in Canada, East and West, skilled in the  manufacture of supplies needed by the Allied  Armies will have full employment, and care ought  to be zealously taken by those in authority thai  jealousies prone to arise between East and West  are not needlessly increased.  R. W. Bennett, wife and baby have returned  from a 6 months trip to Eastern Points. Mr. Ben-  neth is assistant manager of the Independent Drug  Store, cor. 7th and Main St.  DE WET  The handsome Mme. Caillaux and her husband  Joseph, ex-Premier of France, have left France  for South America-^exiled it is rumoured because of this foundness for German culture.  Foe and friend and foe again,  Turning coat and turning yet,  That's a feat you don't disdain,  DeWet.  England's easy, England's kind,  Quick to pardon and forget.  There's limit, as you'll find,  DeWet.:  Glad to raise a fallen foe,  Ready to erase a debt.  Quick to spare a traitor?   No,  DeWet.  England trusts a solemn vow.  V That's her way.' We don't  regret  So be it,?we know, you now,  DeWet.  Treachery will miss its aim,  You'll be learning, never fret,  That it's best tp.play the game,  De Wet.  Jessie Pope  to continue- using your old  range ? Many are losing money  on fuel bills and spoiling digestion^ on "poorly cooked food, due  to a w;orn out range.'/.,  IT'S UNWISE to take chances  ,^hen you can jget 9. ;      ,  GUARANTEED  Six Hole Moffat Range for $34.85  WcCALLllii'& SON, LIMITED  ;," TheJ^rdw.we Men"   X  2415 MAIN STREET (Near Broadway) PHONE Fairmont 215  ffij^feVF^'W Friday, November 27, 1914  THE WESTERN CALL.  illllllllinlli I Illll  II  llllliil  HIilllllllllHII  I' Ill |n| I i t��������������� I HI > >  t^**++r+ H  I ������j |4������������������|^44|N>������������������������4������������������<4<^+^m+++&*m&Qmm.  |       . ' -  Exploits of Bird Men in the W4r Zone  ��������� HiHIIIIIIIMIII I'H  I  I  ****������*'**���������*������*** I'll i  ������������������������������  Ml  *o  Northern France,  Nov.  11s���������A again in one of his mad frolics in  correspondent relates the follow- the air.  ing remarkable exploit:  HighV up in the blue the aeroplanes, were hawking the air in  loops and. circles and .darting  swallow-like. The. English birds  [, Were, up and about their pretty!  game, avid and untiring as swifts  oh a summer evening.  I's^w nothing of the German  ,) machines. Too many of their wjngs  have been crippled in the last  week or two for their venturing  anywhere within the range of  snipers, the pom pom shells, and  the new anti-aircraft shells, backed  with light shpapnel which had  been doing so much aerial damage  of late. X ''-  The British air work was magnificently dlaring.   The. crack, flyer  of the army is a young officer.  Every day and all day he is up  and about and doing wonderful  things. The other morning, up  Vahead of the lark, he volplaned  from aheight like a falling arrow  right into the midst of the Ger-  tman lines as if he   intended   to  settle among them and at least  make a brief   morning   call   for  breakfast. .  ..The Germans were too astonished  for amoment to .do anything but  \gasp and gape at him.   He was  within point blank range of the  (infantry fire. He instantly dropped hlalf a dozen puffs,   as   the  Tommies call the aeroplane bombs,  waved his hand, and off and up  'he went again. X  Hundreds of rifle shots .whirled  around him as he fled. Two of  .them struck him, and* three mi-  fnutes later he was down the British- lines once more -with' blood  I trickling through rents in his tu-  iriic. He was patched up and  'bandaged/- had a Kewrtjc lvmab������#tt  "Surely you had enough for one  day,'.' said General (name deleted  by censor). "Have a rest at least  until tomorrow. We don't want  to Jose these matinee performances^ of yours. They are too fine  for anything." But the young officer banged his armored helmet  on his head and said that he could  not resist it. Of course if the General absolutely refused, then ���������  '' By all means go, if you are so  keen on it," replied the General.  So off he went and the General  and his staff watched the show  from the headquarters of the Brit-  ish division.  Young Officer Excels.  This! particular afternoon the  young officer excelled himself. An  extremely well screened German  battery was doing nasty work  from behind a slight rise at the  beck of the German trenches. This  was the airman's quarry. Up and  up he went in quick climbing spirals, and when he was at a height  of 2,000vfeet, he poised for a spell  to spot the lurking place of the  battery. His first signal was for  the gunners to. plant their shells  immediately below him; They  fired X  The-shells fell some distant to  the right,and did no more damage  thai* to dismantle further an already dismantled camp. The airman's next signal was to tell the  rangefiriders to swing their guns  more to the left. Again it was too  far. VAgain he signalled and this  thine the first of the shells wrecked  the,limber of the foremost Prussian gun, smashing up horses and  men alike. .V  InstantlyVithe airman indicated  that the rahge had been found at  last, ahd then shells burst     over  been flogging the Allies so mercilessly early in the day.  In five minutes all; that were  left of the battery crew Xoroke  away from the cunning screen and  fled across the country.  The General, who had been  watching this with tremendous interest, through his field glasses,;  clapped his hands. \  '^Splendid, magnificent," he  cried. "The best show I have ever  withnessed. That man must have  a heart of steel in a body of iron. "  The General congratulated the  laughing officer when ha- came  down to.Mother Earth once more,  tired out, but still jubilant. He  congratulate'd him and shook his  hand.   .  "You're almost too good to  last" he said, and the airman only  laughed.  and before tea time, he was up land among the battery, which had  Paris, Nov. ll.:���������The Intransige-  ant prints ah account af an air duel from the lips of a wounded artillery man.   He "says:        ,        ,  "My battery was crossing an  open plain when the humming of  an aeroplane motor, like the noise  of .[&. huge fly, Was heard above.  Instantly everyone stiffened and  was silent.   Someone whispered:  vi recognize the Boche motor.  Jt js certainly a German biplane.''  "All crouched hear the ground  for the purpose of remaining unnoticed.  " Suddenly another aeroplane  appears.    V,. ..,..'.  "That's !aFrehch mono"- whispered my Well-informed comrade.  We can see the tri-color emblem.  " They are gaing to fight. Both  mount. Suddenly the rattle of a  quick firer bursts from the German. The monoplane dives sharp  ly sideways.        ,.  "My God, she-shit! cries, anrtff-  ficer near me. X        -  "No, it was only a manoeuvre.  The Frenchman .dodging the fusli-  ade, mounts to deliver a broadside.  His big adversary 'seeks vainly to  escape. The more agile monoplane  outmanoeuvres him, diving under  and delivers a broadside.  "The enemy veers upWard as if  trying to escape, but dense smoke  sprouts from the steel carcass. He  dips downward and then slides in  a.long volplane toward a neigbo-  rihg clover field.  "We run toward him cheering,  but the biplane clears the clover  field and seems abouth to rise  again. Then it pitches headfirst  into the swamp beyond. Flames  shoot from the wreck. We find  the occupants a captain and sapper, 'both burned and mangled.  Amid cheers the victorious mono-  pftne, the pilot of which is a well-  known airman, now a sergeant,  disappears."  German Airmen Killed.  London, Nov. 11.'���������Iii battles a  mile and a half in the air, three of  the leading German aviators  havebeen killed, according to  the latest casualty list published  iri Berlin.  Each was caught while .^observing positions of the Allies' artillery  jin: "France, were pursued by the  swifter French    aeroplanes   and  killed while in flight.  The names of Lieut, von Kleyst  and Lieut. Manzel, of the* aviation  corps', have been placed On the list  of killed in action.  In their efforts'to reach Amiens  and. reconnoitre/ the French positions ��������� they ware attacked by  French airmen high in the air and  in a battle; the like of which no  other war ever recorded, the two  noted German 'army aviators were  killed/    xXxx-'vVv-:X.X'v-,  A similar death overlook aviator Bowles, of the   German   air  forces. He was reconnoitring over  St. Erme when French aviators  rose and pursued him. The French  opened fire and shot Bowles while  hejwas trying to reach a cloud  bank that would have concealed  him.XHe and his machine dropped  to earth.  Paris, Nov. 11.���������The story of  an exciting incident that took  place near an important bridge  over the Oise, not far from Semp-  igny, has been received here.   -,'  The French were ordered -to  hold the bridge at any cost. They  placed quick-firers, which played  havoc for twenty minutes in the  German ranks and prevented the  German advance. Suddenly the  bugle sounded for a French retreat and the Germans quickly  pursued them ave "the bridge. A  moment later a French aviator,  who had been hovering overhead  drops a bomb on the bridge, effectually destroying same and putting  a large number of the Germans  hors de combat. The French im-  medifltly charge upon the remaining Germans and capture all ahat  remain alive. -Quickly a pontoon  bridge is thrown across the river  and the positions from which they  had been driven are reoccupied.  Do Not Go  ^  Down Town  -  For your Drugs, Kodak, Goods,  or Stationery when you can procure them just as reasonable and  as fresh at the Independent Drug  Store, Cor. 7th Ave., and Main St.  You can Phone your wants Fairmont  568 and obtain the goods  in a few minutes.  ' Our Prescription Department is  Strictly up-to-date. We have two  expert Prescription Druggists on  duty, so that you take no chance  with unqualified men by allowing  us to look after your Prescription  or Drug wants.  We have a nice line of Xmas  Goods on hand which we are going  to sell at prices to suit the hard  times. , ������  Marett & Reid  J   Independent Drug Store  Ooi*. 7th 4va. am/ Mmin *#.  ������87 HtfHngu Stn���������t WmmU  ��������� --������������������<-��������������������������� i <  <>    W. Calder __:    _ ,-   ���������. ���������       5983   <  \ I   P. Chapman 0ffice Telephone: Sey. fm  <  4  V   ' .      . _  Merchants Cartage Co.  EXPRESS, TRUCK AND DRAY  Orders by Mail or Telephone Promptly Attended to.  F<wd and Sales StablM.-  716 Cambie Street  U6 Water Street  Pbone Sey. 3073 VANCOUVER, B. C.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������><���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  4^J^J^^������j44^J.^JwJ������^^4jM{������J������5^^J44.J^J^J^j4.Jf^44{44j  ' ?;   -������������������: r>;-. ���������  IT.  ::.  III  [���������������  I'm a very .careful reader, when the words they  ain't too long,.  Bqt I'd sooner sit an' listen to a good 'ole navy  song,  An' I've given up a' readin', fur it really makes  .      me ill,  An'I'm studyin' a puzzle, an' the puzzle's Kaiser  Bill.  'E's a gineral, 'e's a admul, an'they tells me 'e  can paint,  An' 'e's cut off 'is mustaches, 'cause he wants  to look a saint,  'E's an opera director, an' tbey tell me wery  "���������-.soon  'E's goin' to write a pantomine, an' play the  pantaloon.  , 'E says the wirgin Mary comes to 'im the other  '"-'day.:  (The wirgin ain't particular, that's all I got te*  say)  She orders 'im to liberate the Poles wiv sword ���������  'an flame    -  (Oh shades o' Martin Luther, Unc|e WTilliam  what's yer game ?)  An' they say 'e sent abanner to 'is dear ole friend  the Pope  (No wonder that ther' pontiff died, too much of  Bill's soft soap).  A combine, Roman-German, e' swears will rule  the earth  An' Bill will play the anti-Christ when this yer  rule finds birth.  III.  'Tis really most annoy in',   but   me   shipmates  won't keep still, -   ���������'  The latest joke, as usual, is our ole friend uncle  Bill;  Now 'e's gone an' turned "Merhommedan" an'  .   it.makes me.jwery sad,  If "Merhommedans" will 'ave 'im they must be  ''''" "we'ry'bcfd��������� ���������'���������'-'''' :'  'E'll be Sultan, 'e'll be "Keedive", an' "Mer- ������  rhomet" rolled in one,  'Ell be-playing AH Biba too, I swear before 'e's    '  ::  If,'e.; ,. said Xe,,were- a ^cannibal, I; would 'eartily  agree,  Fur I guess that there religion would suit 'im to  ��������� -a:T.. -w.-XX ������������������:������������������������������������  '���������������������������'���������-������������������:���������":���������        ":   ���������..������������������'������������������ -\'M-'y..j ' :..  V ;'    .*���������'  In Berlin 'e's a Lutheran, an' the 'ead of 'em at  !     ���������'" that,    ' '.. J'.-r-:.:   .,-��������� XX   \   '".'      .    X"  In Poland 'e's a Roman, wiv a broad brim papal  "'at,   . ...������������������.. J.    \'  In Turkey 'e's aMusselman, but not at all devout,  But to me'e's just aVcarinibal, wiv .all the best  points out.  There's no doubt- 'e is a puzzle to a.poor ole sailor's brain  'But I've kind o' solved ther' puzzle an' I'll make  - : it wery pliain, 'XX   ' "  Some say 'e is a faddist, 'an they spells it F.A.D.  But I've-a; simpler way to spell it^an' I spelis.it  ":-.% M.A.D. :.   .    -x;. :"X   %- x x  W. A. ELLIS  Vancouver, B.C., November 23rd, 1914.  '������������������'..(���������.V/. ���������-.' i !������������������.:*���������:���������������������������> ������������������ ���������:���������   '���������  ��������� 'jyi  ���������Reducing Sale Still  Unabating yim  *THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS-  __��������� -.^J^vJfc^-^A^^-^J -*. f  ������������������ **%i***-**'ir*l*>MS****^^^ t ���������M-i-H1* ** * M- ***  MEN'S^WHITE SHIRTS^Ar speqiaWiner all^   -  sizes.  Regular $1.00 and $1.25.   ^o clear..05c  MEN'S REGATTA SHIRTS���������Sizes 14, 14>4,  17; ny2, 18> 18% and 19. Regular- nj> to  $2.00.   To clear .....:^.............  X.;X....1.50c  MEN'S WOOL GlUNTLET GLOVES���������Regular $1.50.   To clear .........75c  MEN'S SWEATER COATS���������All colors and  sizes.   Regular $4.00 to $4.75. To clear..$2.90  MEN'S SWEATER COATS���������A special line.  Regular $5.00 to^$6.75.   To clearV....:......^.66  MEN'S UNDERWEAR ��������� Penman's "95."  Regular price $2.50.   These are on sale for  per suit r       $2.00  Large sizes 20 per cent. off.  MEN'S   UNDERWEAR���������Regular   $4.00;    To  clear, per suit $2.60  Sizes 42 to 52.   Price   $8.25  MEN'S TROUSERS���������Regular $3 to $4. To  clear .....X... $2.50  MEN'S TROUSERS���������Regular $4.50 to $6.00.      a  *   To clear $3.75  MEN'S TROUSERS���������Regular $6.50 to $8.00.  To clear $5.50  MEN'S TROUSERS���������Regular $8.50 to $10.50.  J,    \J \S������"t%L ������������������.......������������������������������������44.4>4,4.������������-������������4,*-������������������������������44>-44'������-4>������4.������4������4.4.������������ ���������*������������������������������������������������������������> ��������� ��������� *t^   |    ��������� W  MEN'S f������YJAMAS���������A special line; English  flannelette.    Regular $1.75.    To clear, per  MEN'S SUITS���������A special line;.tweeds and  fancy worsteds; 20th Century IBrand; regular $20 to $32.50.   To clear T$15  " LOOKING AHEAD  Men's House Coats and. Dressing  VX^N'S-SUITSr 20th Century^Brand; tweeds^  and fancy worsteds.   Regular $25, $28 and  ��������� MEN'S SUITS, blue and black worsteds, dress,  double-breasted, frock and dinner coat suits  at a Special Discount.  V MEN'S OVERCOATS���������Blue,  black and grey  Melton.   Regular $15.00.   To clear..!.........|t0  ' MEN'S OVERCOATS,   three-quarter  length;  20th.Century Brand.   Regular $25 to $32.50.  Men's Overcoats, Motor Cliats, Chauffeur Coats  and Evening Dress Overcoats all sold at a  Big Discount.  ��������� MEN'S HATS���������A special line of hard hats.  ���������Regular $3.   To clear.....  ..$1.00  MEN'S HATS���������Regular $3 and $3.50. To  clear .....$2.25  X  BOYS'SUITS���������Values up to $12.00  A special  line to clear at               $5.50  BOYS' SHORT OVERCOATS AND REEFERS  ���������A special line. Regular up to $9. To  clear  $2,15  BOYS' SUITS AND OVERCOATS���������All other  lines at 20 per cent, discount.  LADIES' RAINCOATS about Half Price.  LADIES' AND GIRLS' SWEATER COATS���������  Regular $3.50,to $7.50.   To clear $2.95  'GIRLS' SCHOOL SUITS, good  quality   blue  serge.   Age 4 to 14.   Regular $6.75 to $8.25.  To clear ...J....X $3.95  BOYS'SWEATERS^AND SWEATER COATS  at a big reduction. ' " -  FOR CHRISTMAS  V  Gowns at 20 per cent, reduction.  ���������ai  U  CLUBB & STEWART LIMITED  309 to SIB HASTINGS ST. W. 'PHONE SEWIQUR 70S THE WESTERN CALL  Friday, November 27, 3914  sx  ^^.^s.^.;���������^.>->:..>..............:._.t..:.^..;-^.;-.j.-;-.i. ..,i ,t..t..t. .nl-."H"'"''���������' ���������������t.<.rs^>.J^.>^i>������������^.  Mount Pleasant Livery' ���������-{  TRANSFER !  Furniture and Piano Moving t  Baggage, Express and Dray.    Hacks and Carriages  at all hours.  TXHBEXt  BXSOTOATXONS  Phone Fairmont 845  Corner Broadway and Main A. F. McTavish, Prop.  X  . ���������'   ���������    '��������� V  ���������^<H���������������H^^���������^'H~K~^���������^~H^^���������'K"^*K���������  *.}^^************&********  * Baxter & Wright f  COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS  -Governing Timber on Pominion .lands  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the  North West Territories, the Railway  Belt in the Province of British Columbia, and the tract of Three and a Half  Million Acres Located by the Dominion  in the Peace River District in British  Columbia.  ������1C������B������������*  A license-to cut timber on a tra'ct not  exceeding twenty-five- square miles in  extent -may be acquired only at public  auction. A rental of $5.00 per square  mile, per annunir is charged on all timber berths except those situated west of  Yale in the Province of British Columbia, on which the rental is at the rate of  accents per acre. In addition to rental,  dues are charged on the timber cut at  the rates set out in section 20 of the  regulations.  Timber Permit* ������&<_ Sues  Permits may be granted in the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, to owners of portable sawmills, to cut over a definitely described  tract of land not exceeding one square  mile in extent, on payment of dues at  the rate of 50 cents' per thousand feet,  B.M., and subject to payment of rental  at the rate of $100 per square mile, per  annum.  Timber for Homesteaders  Any occupant of a homestead quarter  section having no timber of his own  suitable for the purpose may. provided  he has not previously been granted free  allowance of timber, obtain a free permit to cut the quantity of building and  fencing timber set out ln Section 51 of  the Regulations:  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  Cash or  Easy  $40000  Stock to  Choose  From  Come in and talk it over when looking for furniture.  BAXTER & WRIG HT  Phone Seymour 771 416 Main Street |  ' .-.'''.'������������������.:.'     "'���������' '���������- ���������."���������������������������;-��������� -'*.  'l'4'4''l''t''l''I|4''I''fe'l'.'t''t''l''t''t''t''t''t''t'lt''^'?''t,'t''S'  *!>4w!M"Mt*^!M2*>!^M!^4>4>4^^*4>^Mi^K',^M!'MSnS>  Commercial Printing at "Western Call" Off ice  v Busiqess as Usual ;  No Panicky War FeeliDg  Nfltarfrici  This old established  house is sliU anxious to  do business with you---  complete stock of Heating  Stoves, Malleable Ranges  and Household Goods,  ���������YVOV8X8 07  COAX. XHVXHO  ssaux.aTzoH8  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portin. of the Province  of British Columbia, may be leased for  a term of twenty-one years at ah annual  rental of $1 an acre. Not more than  2569 acres will be leased to one applicant. :  Application' for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for are situated.  - In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal sub���������divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a tee of. $5, which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of 5 cents  per ton.  . The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with, sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of merchantable .coal mined ahd pay the' royalty, thereon. If the coal mining rights  are not being operated, touch returns  should be furnish������3d at least once a year.  .The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the* lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of the mine at the  rate of $10.00 an acre. ,  For full information application should  be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, er to  any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion  Lands.;  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N".  B.���������Unauthorized    publication    of  this advertisement will not be paid for,  HI  *        The Same Low Price and Easy Terms System  that keeps this store busy day after day ahd month after month is at your service  now in the selecting of furniture for your whole house or any single piece.  Come in and enquire about our EASY PAYMENTS  CENTRE  TABLE  Mahogany Table just  like the cut; nicely  finished  $9.00  IRON BED  This bed is like the cut;  thoroughly baked enamel  in white with brass trimmings  $9.00  HIGH CHAIR  Built of  solid  quarter-  sawed  oak, like  the  illustration  in fumed  oak finish.  $5.00  REMEMBER these are our credit prices, and will arrange to give you easy terms.  Tho GARDNER-BROWNE CO. Ltd.  673-675 GRANVILLE STREET  PHONE SEYMOUR 2326  isa  Forging Every Weapon Available  We Wix.l Not B& Undersold  -  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street  vX'-^vcqx:,^  We are offering this week  exceptional values in  Ingrqin 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 outlayx"  Before placing your order  for Fall decorations, kindly  call or phone  For Fresh and Cured Meats  go to this Old Reliable Market  It is not excelled tor Quality or Prices in Vancouver  This is   the   Oldest   Established        /.  Market in Vancouver, an example     <    .  of " The Survival, of the^ Fittest "V;-:;  Place: Corner Broadway and Kingsway  Proprietor: FRANK TRIMBLE  Phone: Fairmont 257  231? .Main Street  Pbone Fair. 998  It has been announced in the Grecian Chamber  of Deputies that Great Britain had advanced the  Greek Government 40,000,000 drachms  ($8,000,000) to pay for warships for Greece to be  constructed in British shipyards.'."..".  Sincethe opening of the war "Britain has been  adding to- her fleet at the rate of one war-vessel  every five days.  Here is the list up to the 20th November :���������  1 Battle Cruiser  .28,000 tons  4 Dreadnoughts X  .average 26,000 tons  4 itight Cruisers.... .3,750 tons and 29 knots  3 Armoured Cruisers -.'.. .1,260 tons and 29 knots  2 Flotilla Leaders .... .-���������. 1,600 tons and 31 knots  8 Large Destroyers .... -.-. 1,000 tons and 29 knots  Prance also is building hard and has launched  three super-Dreadnoughts since the opening of  the war. J. ;.������������������   .,...'. -'���������,.���������,. .....,: ��������� >.-.  Britain, it is announced, has no intention of  undertaking any military or war operations in  Arabia, except for the protection of Arab interests against Turkish or other aggression, or in  support of any attempt of the Arabs to free  themselves from Turkish rule.  i  ROP ANP PUN  V Bonnycas^le Dale is the leading  contributor to the November issue  of Rod and Gun issued by W. J.  Taylbr, Limited, Woodstock, Ont.,  writing on the subject "Trapping  in Ontario 1913-14. jn "Wanderings in the Winter Woods" W.  Dustin White describes vividly  the joys of the winter camping  trip. "Bear Trapping and Pack  Carrying in B. C." tells of a  hunter who trapped a husky bear  weighing some one hundred and  sixty-pounds and then-carried  him on his back for a distance of  ten miles over an uneven woods  trail. "Biff and Hec and Me" is  a well written account of a canoe  trip in the northern wilderness.  The remainder . of the magazine  is replete with interesting articles  and the"' various departments are  well maintained.  Four More States Dry  Four new States have adopted  State-wide prohibition ��������� Colorado  Washington, Oregon and Arizona.  This makes 14 states in all now,  who have prohibited the sale of  liquor, the others' are Oklahoma,  Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee,  West Virginia, Virginia and North  Dakota.  South Vancouver Undertakers  Hamilton  Bros,  We are foremost in our line for  Moderate Priced Funerals  6271 Fraser Strait Pbone Fraser 19  ''H''H'*',M'|M"H^"H'*'M'������'H  fbankrail* wm mJ  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  t  ' ��������� 'i  i  i  CONVEYANCING  RENTS COLLECTED  LOANS NEGOTIATED  %  PHONE Fair. 183  260 Kingsway ]���������  Vancouver, 3. C.  I  t  T  ************&%************���������    ************r*^^l^A*n^***r****;  FOR SALE CARDS HERE  ^������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������H"!  z  i  ������  SNAP FOR CASH  OR ON TERMS  X   -       . , , -      ;  Four Good Lots at  White Rock, B. C,  APPLY TO OWNER, WESTERN GALL  203 KINGSWAY  J  *^********************.i^** -:^~tt********************  ****  AT HOME  AT THE CLUB  AT THE HOTEL  Ask for  The Health-Giving  Natural Mineral Water  Refuse Substitutes  I   THE HUDSON'S DAK COHPANY a������S   I  f   ���������'   '        '     "������������������'���������       *  l^^f-l^.^Crttl^J^tZi;  ���������������������������~~������������:Vi&?- ^'vr.'��������� ~f%i^ii*^?t^ ' ���������������     l   f  ���������    t  -  XXX  _*JHMO  m  OWHA3AN  mSHINGTONDC  tL OF AMERICAN I  Located on Pennsylvania  Avenue, ~18th and H Streets;  Washington'* Newest HoteL __'"_        t__  Ideally   situated,   within   two blocks   ot  the  Executive  Mari^i  tion. onlr a short walk to the public buildings, -chops, 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,,  ������rc  attractions greatly appreciated by Powhatan guests..  Rooms with detached bath,   ll.SO, $2.00 and up.  Rooms, with  private  bath,   12.50, $3.00 and up.  Write for booklet with map.  CLIFFORD M. LEWIS,  ���������   \ Manager.  Aak for ipMtal Ithwianr for Bridal tioueln, CmmtmUom, Tooriit Pwttot. 8ehooh And Cattaff*.'  m  ****.M*Zr**r**w^******4^y^^  Our Vancouver Industries  frt%wl11 rt t^T T_-0 t?4Ttx^Tn%t#_TtT^ f-^ *>1t refrT jfrtTt'tTt'lffr f Ft t-^ t^ttr^ fwfrtrt itrfrt^fr     IPs #_������������������_!> #8#l" jS) v>._#_+ tjQj ttut iff#+?������_4 >_ji a_# 0J>.>w>w_# #_# >T# >. # #���������-< *> # i8# >_������������������_# #"���������  Use Puel Oil  t  If you are interested in reducing your Fuel Bill,  see us. We are saving money for others, and can  do the same for you.  We supply and install Fuel Oil Plants of all  descriptions. We do not advocate a cheap plant,  but we can satisfy you when results are considered.  We have a large number of plants now in operation in hotels, office buildings, apartment houses,  schools and colleges.  *  ���������t  T  \z  Fuel Oil Equipment Company  LIMITED  | 713 Pacific Bldg.     Phone Sey. 3727    Vancouver, B.C. ]\  j:  Pease Pacific Boundry Limited  HEATING AND VENTILATING ENGINEERS  .'.- MANUFACTURERS.. -,."��������� X'������������������������������������>--f-X -  lc r\ *)*) Steam Heaters and Ventilators for Public Buildings  .rCftfll-lTIV       Warm Air Furnaces ��������� Combination Furnaces.  .;...  ���������^VUMWIiy        Steam and Hot Water Boilers. Registers  ii \A pjml '? Steam and dot 'Water Boilers    . ;-..  lUvClJ       Radiators. Pipe and Fittings  U16 homer St.     va������cawver,3.c.    Te]. Sey. 3230 ..$  4 ������������������ ���������'.. V  j. ������^wJ.^44J������^MJwJ4^w5w5w{m������.J������^^M^2wJ^������^������������5mJ������^44m^^^^  FACTORY OF j.  LECKIE & CO.  LTD.  ���������'���������V.V,  *%*���������$'���������&>*  gg$_ '"-���������'���������''������������������... a.fi������^agMa  ..Buy your old country paper on the   hill.���������Why pay carfare down town?  |No raise in prices.?  Sketch and Mirror XQc.  St^llS/papers.i "������ *'8'worth reading, we have it."  That New Store  XEE BUILDING- PHONE FAIR. 2190  Save the Coupons���������Free Diamond' Ring Christmas.  ir*****f**r*****r**********^  Are you going to I  wear this winter?  Why  Leckie's, of Course  And I am going to see that my wife buys them  for THE BOYS too.    They are the best to  wear and are made in Vancouver.  p****x~i**********************^  ������4>1,������.l������.l...������l.������..������   ��������������������������������������������� ������    *������***������������������������    *"*<   *<*    *    *    *    ������Q  5NAP I  50x100, corner 29th Ave. and  St. Catharines Street, modern  7-room house.  r.  YOUR OWN PRICE FOR CASH  4PPLY WESTERN CALL  liii.iiiiimiiiiiH ������ < ������������������������ * * ��������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ���������*.. * *'* '"��������� '"Q  0*  30,000 square feet of factory space where more than 300 machines  and 125 hands are turning out 500 pairs of shoes per day.  Preseiit possible output 1000 pairs per day.  Q-.-f������"."������"������"������"������"."<"������M<"t   .i .... id, |mu|i |n������ii.iHi.������"������ .ii.. ������i.i >   tut   ���������   ������   .   |.,|~|iitn|i.������ | ������.i|n4i.|   . O  Plione Seymour 8 J 71  sfoRivi  5 J 8-520 WATTY ST.  CAMPBEU-  VANCOUVER, B.C.  V MANUFACTURERS OF  Light atid Heavy Harness, Mexican  Saddles, Closed Uppers, Leggins, etc.  A large stock of Trunks and Valises always  on hand.  BUGGIES, WAQONS, Etc.  Leather ot all kinds.    Horse Clothing.  .  We are the largest manufacturers and  importers of Leather Goods in B. C.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.  (|l III * * * in  ��������� in in I  ������'������ .  I . ������  I 1 ��������� ������ >i.n. ������ .". .������' ���������������'.'��������������� .4)i.������ii.ii.".m. ..".-������i....������..������ >ii. ������..������Q  *********$.****.if*******.i.*������:.*.M~i~^^  * >-,-���������- *  v  DRESSMAKING PARLORS  I No. 4 Seventh Avenue, East  ********************** ***************^  *******,***,*A*, *���������* I ������ ��������� *; ������ ������.       . ��������� . ������ I * A * A ���������������. ������ I ������ I ������ . ������ t ������ I ������ ��������� ������ ������ ������  Why Does a Black Hen Lay a White Egg ?  Who  cares!���������Pratt's Poultry Regulator  will  produce the egg and that's more important to you.  We carry a full line of POULTRY SUPPLIES  at lowest prices.   Call and inspect our stock.  Fm Tm Vernon  The Mount Pleasant Feed Store.  Phut Falrneit Hi  25S Irtilwaj East  Q..������... ....'........-........ .i.. . |..| ..������. |i |.....|.|..|i , ,n,.iii ii , hi imm im. iiin������ i,n������ in iii tm ������.i'Q  .-___-_ LIMITED  Gate  Valves, Hydrants, Brass Goods, Water  peters, Lead Pipe, Pig Lead, Pipe  and Pipe Fittings  Railway Track'Tools & White Waste  Concrete  Mixers  and   Wheelbarrows  PHONE SEYMOUR 8942  1101 Dominion Bldg., ?aocouver  &*M.}#p********HW****.W*.W.*.l.*^^  f J. Dixon G. Murray  %    House Phone: Bay. 886 House Phone: Bay. 1137L  | Office Phone:  Seymour  8765-8766  | DIXON & MURRAY  t Office and Store Fixture Jlanufacturers  t Jobbing Carpenters  V Painting, Paperhanging and Kalsontining  X    Shop! 1066 Dunsmuir St. Vaneouvsr. B.C.   ^  ^*****<<^>**<^W>*****<^^^^  *^*********************^***^^  I HEATING EcoBOTUranMotEtfciency���������  % : Our business has been built up bv merit alone  j LEEK & CO.  T Heating Engineers. ?  1095 Homer St.  Sey. 661 t  *~:~VM~:.*******<~M~yM*.:������M.w^  *************"W-**********W  I 6  PER  CENT. MONEY      -  * .  1 Loans may be obtained for any purpose on acceptable Real  % Estate security; liberal privileges; correspondence          t  * solicited. ���������  * A. C. AGENCY COMPANY  "f  758 Qas, Electric Building Denver, Colorado    .  ��������� ���������*      ��������� j  ���������* *tH}^^****^*****************4^ m.*****a..|n|������������  ���������*���������$. 8  THE WESTERN CALL.  _FriJa2^j22g2be^Mg4  x.  <tK.*.  M������CMM������HHWi  The first dollar John > Wananiaker made he invested in newspaper advertising, so he tells us.  His -business has expanded; year by year anct  after trials of every sort, he finds the newspaper  the foest result producer for me smallest cost  ADVERTISE IN  The  PHONE Fairmont 1140  203-7 KINGSWAY  THAT PROMIM  EVERYBODY ROTENC.ftJNG  Send your friends the greetings of the season <w  a personally designed card. They are botkonrtw-  tic and inexpensive. Call in at our offke and  look over^our samples.   We have cards for every  rMge from  \es Jto  WE  at prices below thmey^a the same  class of work produced partly in Eastern Canada  and par$y in German  from us in threeand jour colors.; We have specially prepared sainpte^kffi      class of work.  GOME AND SEE FOR YOURSELF.  V  V  ^COMMERCI^^  MM Fairmont 1140 ' ^-^l 7 :v^ 203-7 KINGSWAY  _i_i_M  ^-^-<-.-.,".;-,-1y;-..--^.-J .'���������;���������  rtg-,  S^tji'.'r- ;* V.tiV-t'*^ ^^- ^ii-


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