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 !J.  r  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver and the Western People  i A V Volume VI.  t���������  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, JANUARY 8, 1915;  5 Cents Per Copy. .  No. 35.  Hot  (Thirty=Sfcr^ndidates Nominated for Sixteen for School Board  Keen Fight for the Reeves^ Vancouver  Mayoralty Campaign  k.    Vancouver has her hands full at present.  V    Four -candidate? for the Mayoralty and thirty-  [Aeight nominees for the sixteen Aldermanic seats  ;> to be votccL on has turned our city into a very%  beehive of. political activity.  The position of. School Trusteeship is also  ������jeing strongly sought after, for "with two to  '*loct, there are seven candidates.  Most of the candidates are opening up eom-  |ipittee rooms and everywhere signs    of    great ,  ictivity are in evidence.   Indeed, if all signs do  lot fail this election will yet turn out to be one  )f the most exciting ever held in Vancouver.  For the Mayoralty, four candidates are.going  jfctrong, and he would be a bold man indeed who  \yould undertake to name the winner   at    this  tage of the canvass.  The choice of the right man is of considerable  mportance to Vancouver, as 1915 may be a  trying year in many ways. \  Bach  one  of  the   candidates  is   developing  long the lines of his own personality.  Mayor Baxter takes his stand upon his: record  of the past years and Ms eminently the candidate  of things as they are. He shows up in a convincing way the necessity of having a man at  he helm, during the stormy War-weather of 1915,  hose hand has not lost its cunning in municipal  liiatters, who knows the ropes financially, and  Mm is "safe." Xffis motto is:v''^hyVswap  orses crossing the stream?" XV   ���������  Ex-Mayor Taylor is   mores    mercurial    and  azzles his hearers with the possibility of escap-  g from the clutches of the bankers, and his  learers listen to the propounding of. new cur-  iency and banking schemes with ra " would-to- :.  &od-it-were-true" expression on their faces.;  Whether Brother Taylor is right or wrong in '  is ideas and whether he wins this fight or loses,  here can be no doubt of the urgency of some  elief in the direction he indicates, and this in  .tself makes the Taylor candidature strong. Without any unkindness meant, we  would suggest  hat Mr. Taylor's speeches remind us of. the old  cotch proverb:    ''par away birds hae bonnie  (feathers."  Ex-Mayor Douglas represents the heavy  lement in.this Mayoralty fight. Solid, sound  nd safe, and if,, accused of being a little slow,  e replies: "Better sure than sorry," and backs "  is candidature up with a long period of suc-  essful and honorable business record in our  ity. The old-timers' candidate is G. S. Douglas.  Last there is Joseph Martin, barrister, pro-  osed by B. T. Rogers,^^ se^conded ^_>^_H. Gal-^  ttgherrvtjiiitielf backinig in itselfX  Mr. Martin is the avowed enemy, of things-as  jjthey have "been and as they are.   Without pro-  ounding  any  new-fangled  schemes   of  reconstruction, he proposes to smash 'em and let those  ho may reconstruct. -   '���������"  Especially is "Fighting Joe" on the trail of  he railroads who have obtained fabulous municipal largesse in the False Creek flats and who  |have completely fallen- down on rendering a  |"quid pro quo" to the city. .  Mr. Douglas promises to strongly urge the  'railroads to a better way. Joe Martin pledges  'himself, if elected, to invoke the strong arm of  ;>the law and compel the railroads to do our city  justice.  ������'    Joseph has inscribed upon his shield: G. N. R.  Jjind C. N. R. in cross upon a mud-flat, and a.  |: big-stick"  rampant:   underneath   the   motto:  tVIn hoc signo vinces,"   And there are many old  IManitobans who declare that he will win.  The election of the right man for Mayor next  |Vveek will mean much for the City of Vancouver,  md the electors should carefully mark their  Kmllots for the man whom they conscientiously ^  relieve to be the best fitted to bring our* city  through perhaps the hardest year of its ex-  fistenee. Personal likes and dislikes should be  laid aside.   This'is no time for experiments with  mtried methods. The man who can best help  Ithe city to hold its own this year is the man  ' re need. ^  -X-  BULLET THAT WILL WRECK ZEPPELINS  Dr. Charles Dawson, who discovered the  famous Piltdown skull,    has    offered,   to    the  Jritish War Office a new bullet for protection  igainst Zeppelins.    The head of the bullet has  Ja cavity whieh contains phosphorous,. some  of  rhich is allowed to project beyond the apex of-  the bullet. When the rifle is fired, the phosphorous is ignited by the discharge. VAs soon as  the bullet hits the envelope or gas bag   of    a  Zeppelin, the gas is ignited and the container  explodes.',..  A CONTRAST  WITH THE RECENT VOTE IN VANC50UVER CITY COUNCIL ON  THE LIMITATION OP HOURS DURING WHICH LIQUOR MIGHT  .BE SOLD.  PROHIBITION WINNING  IN THE UNITED STATES  scotland's biggest city  Votes for prohibition  Hobson Measure Gets Majority, But  Not Two-Thirds ��������� Great  Array of Arguments.  Washington, Dec. 22.���������The vote  on the Hobson country-wide*prohibition amendment was 197 aves, 189  nays, 48 absent. The necessary two-  thirds vote not having been obtained,  the . amendment was declared defeated.  Part}' lines were wiped out in  the struggle.. Democratic Leader  Underwood arid Republican Leader  Manii fought shoulder to shoulder at  the head of the forces opposing the  resolution. And when the vote came,  of the 197 standing for the resolution, 114 were Democrats, 68 were  Republicans and 11 were Progressives, and 4 were Independent Re-  cans.  j The Town Council of Glasgow,  Scotland, recently adopted, by a  vote of 43 to 26, the following clear  cut resolution:  I "That the Corporation, having in  view the almost impossibility by  partial measures of adequately responding to Lord Kitchener's urgent  appeal for efficiency and sobriety in  the present national crisis, respect-  ' fully urges His Majesty's Government to consider the desirability of  passing in the present session of  Parliament a measure ^prohibiting  tjie sale of intoxicating liquors during the continuance of the war, and,  on the passing of such an .Act, to  appoint a Commission to watch its  operations, and mal^e recommendations regarding equitable treatment  XQf those directly affected thereby."  m  ~, j.;. j  ***'+**���������*****���������************+******+*+*+++ ^������������������������������������'^������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������_,  ..  Nominations  For Mayor:  T. S. Baxter, C.  S. Douglas, Joseph Martin,  L. D. Taylor.  For Aldermen:  ...       Ward 1���������E. J. Clark, Alderman Hepburn, J.  W. Prescott, James D. Byrne. X  Ward 2���������Aid. Crowe,    Aid. Hamilton,   John  McDowell. W. T. Whiteway, James Ferguson.  Ware! 3���������Aid. Enright, Aid. Kirkpatrick, Hugh  H. Urquhart, H. B. Bird.  _   Wj^4-dUd: fe  Mcintosh, Chas. Boardman, S>R.������ McDowell, B.  B. Bailey.  Ward 5 ���������Ex-Aid. Black,   Aid.  James,   Aid.  Mahon, Alfred Williams, independent candidate.  Ward 6���������Aid. White, Aid. Coterell, W. Piteous Jack, R. H. Gale, W. G. Dairon, S. C. Elliott, Sam. Greer and James White.  Ward 7���������Aid. McBeath, Aid. Woodside, F. A.  ' Round.     V  . '  ... ..Ward 8���������Aid. Trimble, Aid. F. P. Rogers,  Wm. Ash, Jas. R. Stewart, Geo. A. Heath, John  E. Layfield.  Tucker. V >  License Commissioners:  R. S. Pyke. W. 0. Black, Jas. Eadie, Dr. T. G.  Moody.  ������ School Trustees:  J. J. Dougan, A. M. Harper, Major McTavish,  C. H. Sangster, Tom Sykes, A. C. Stewart, Wm.  Davis.  * >-        - Park Commissioners:  W.'R. Owen, Jonathan Rogers, elected by acclamation.  Election, Thursday, January 14.  SOUTH VANCOUVER.  +  ���������  *  For Reeveship:  Reeve Kerr and Geo. A. Stevens.  J. G. Campbell, school trustee; Donald Burgess  and Edward Gold. X xfl  For Councillors:  Ward 1���������Councillor Eutledge, D. A. Tibbott  and F. Stanley.  Ward 2���������W. B. Russell and W. A. Craig.  Ward 3���������J. W. Welsh, Geo. Stuart.  Ward 4���������Richard Street and G. A. Mathers.  Ward 5���������W. Hunter and Beaumont.  Ward 6-���������Councillor Rowling, Thqs. O'Neil and  A. J. Lawrence.  Ward 7���������W. J. Allen, O. Mengell and F. W.  Election, Saturday, January 16.  r+*+*+*������*������********>*4  The War  General von Hindenburg and the Grand Duke  Nicholas still hold the spotlight in the world  struggle now going on. ,Amidst claims and  counter claims of victory and defeat coming  from Berlin and Petrograd it is still hard to dig  out the truth. This much, however, seems certain, after an unparallelled six weeks' struggle  the Germans are still held at bay on their third  attack on Warsaw, and that the Russians are  still unhampered in their siege of Pzremysl, are  still threatening Cracow, have routed, the Austrian forces in Eastern and Southern Galicia,  have completely overrun Bukovina and are now -  about to enter Transylvania from the east. Moreover, the Russians are in possession af -the main  passes, over the Carpathian Mountains and, with  all arms, are now pressing f.orwar4 on the Hungarian plains. This, united with the marvellous  victories of the Servians, who have driven the  Austrians from their country and are now assuming the offensive on Austria-Hungary's southern  boundary, has caused something like, a panic in  Buda-Pest and Vienna.  Yon Hindenburg's strategy has won him the  Field Marshall's Baton, but after.all it, has failed  in its main objective���������Warsaw still remains out  of range of his big guns.  It is estimated that the Austro-German forces  on the Polish frontier total 3,000,000, magnificently equipped and armed to a German finish.  Opposed to this the Grand Duke Nicholas can  hardly muster" as yet 2,000,000 men, in,, some  respects at least under equipped. But the Russian forces grow stronger daily and are being  handled in such a steady, careful way as to give  evidence of great military genius. ,  News comes from the Caucasus of, a great  Russian victory over the German-led Turkish  armies that had invaded Russian territory between Kars and Tiflis. This is undoubtedly the  main Turkish attack that has been long and  carefully prepared for by the German Headquarters staff, and its defeat must. be another  terrible disappointment to the Kaiser and his  generals.  The Franco-British forces are hammering  away at the Dardanelles in such an aggressive  way as to cause great uneasiness at Constantinople.      ��������� -      ~   The'British-Indian forces are nearing Bagdad  in the Euphrates valley.  Egypt is still. ,unthreatened even, and all  Mohammedanism, outside of Turkey itself, has  declared for Great Britain���������so far as it has  spoken.  Italy and Greece are restive and may fall on  Turkey any day.  Roumania watches her opportunity, with  growing desire to occupy Transylvania ere it  becomes a Russian province, as have Eastern  Galicia and Bukovina.  On the western battle front the aggressive  has passed to the Allies and constant progress,  slow but persistent, is reported from both French  ' and British sources.  Another battleship disaster has added to the  toll we have to pay for sea supremacy. The  sinking of the II. M. S. "Formidable," torpedoed  by a German submarine, gives another evidence  ���������were any more needed���������of the daring and efficiency of the enemy at sea as well -as on land.  In the House of Lords, the Minister of War,  Lord Kitchener, whilst declining to give any  figures that would help the enemy, made it  abundantly evident that he was satisfied with  the progress of the war. and especially with pro-'  gress of the .armies now in training in Britain  and her oversea Dominions.  -X-  PROHIBITS PHOSPHOROUS MATCHES FROM  CANADA.  New Act Comes Into   Force   Prohibiting   the  Manufacture Here on January 1.  No phosphorous matches will be manufactured in Canada hereafter. On the first of  January the White Phosphorous Act, designed  to prohibit the manufacture and importation of  matches made with white phosphorous became  operative, with exception of the clause dealing  with the sale. The clause prohibiting the sale is  not effective till January 1, 1916. THE WESTERN   CALL  Friday/ January 8, 1915;  ++4 + * + * + ******************+4*******+*������************ ���������**'*���������***���������***���������*���������**  ��������� ,V;i}ji    D/\-cV 1 "IV     vote   and  influence  for  his re-election as Mayor of Vancouver for the year 1915.  Ward VI  Alderman  Jas. White  Respectfully Solicits Your  Vote and Influence  FOR HIS RE-ELECTION  AS  Alderman  for Ward Six   ,  Ward III  Alderman  C. W. Enright  Respectfully Solicits Your  Vote and influence  For his re-election as  ALDERMAN  for  Ward Three.  **************************  4*  , ��������� >  **  During my term of office a period  of reckless borrowing has_. been  brought to a'close.  In tho previous four years the City  was saddled with $15,000,000 of  bonded indebtedness, making our an  nual charge next year for it and local  improvement $2,226,000.00, being over  two fifths of our total income.  I would just like to call the atten  tion of the electors to the fact that  two years ago I stated that, in my  opinion, Vancouver should look to the  development of her harbour,. that we  required a grain elevator, together  with a drydock to accommodate the  shipping.  During my term of office and at  Mr. Stevens' request, in order to help  him, I have, made one trip to Ottawa  and one trip to Winnipeg, and or  these trips succeeded in helping hirr  so efficiently that today the contract  for a large grain elevator has beer  let for the City of Vancouver, and all  the preparations made, including plan;  and specifications for an up-to-date  drydock.  I was also instrumental in savin/  $300,000 to the City in my handlinf  of the Bast End Viaduct Bylaw  Mayor Taylor was strongly urging, yoi  to vote $400,000. I opposed this anc"  afterwards got an order ��������� from th'  Railway Commission which made th<  City's share less than $150,000.    .  In these things alone, more has beer  done for the permanent advancement  of the' City of Vancouver than -wai  ever done in two years previous.  In reference to expenditure and  taxes. My policy is to keep the ex  penditure down as ,low as reasonably  can be. At the same time,. I do, not  believe that a cheese pairing policy if  the proper one to take just now. It  seems to me that in order to help our  citizens, both working men and business men, the City, should adopt the  policy of the British Government, and  give as much work as possible during  a time of stress and scarcity of employment.   :'-. ���������  If you favor me with your vote on  election day, T promise you th* same,  and even better, service in the future  than you have had in the past.  "Never swap horses when crossing a  stream."  To the  Electors of  Ward VII:  Your  vote and  influence  solicited  for the  ������������������re-election  M::tf//:  Alderman  Frank E. Woodside  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������i  MAYOR BAXTER  ;THIS WEEK:  i SPECIAL I  y White JJot Water Bags  at      -      -      - $1.00  White Combination Syr-  i inges at $1.75  Red   Hot water Bags  at      -      -  .   - $1.25  Bed Combination Syringes at    - $2.25  Marret& ReW  Independent Drug Store  Pan. 71* 4v������. *% Mttfn St.  1*7 Httmtlngm St. W.  PHONE YOUR ORDER   f  Fairmont 568. t  ?w wmm eoMh������ssioNERs^^  ������tft������t������t������t������t>^  ���������|t������t������t������t.������t.������.t������t������ t������t������t������t������t+t*t*t<H  ���������*-��������� ****>**>***��������� ���������������������������-*������������������'���������> ���������><������������������������������������*���������  Phone Seymour 9086  BY THOSE  WHO KNOW HOW  that your Financial Business receives when entrusted to us.  If interested, a call would be  appreciated.  Dow, Fraser Trust Co.  122 Hastings St., W.  Mckay  Station  Burnaby  TO THB ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF VANCOUVER:  Ladies and Gentlemen���������Owing to the retirement of Dr. Paterson  from the Liquor License .Commission, where he so faithfully, served the  best interests of civic and social lif e,-1 of fer myself as a candidate for  the vacancy, and if elected will follow in his footsteps, with an aggressive policy of law enforcement to meet present conditions and such as  are likely to arise when the bars are closed across the line in the State  of Washington.  While I consider the liquor traffic a dangerous 'one,to deal with,'so  long as we are in the business and license the traffic, we should stand  by those who live up to the law and demand the complete suppression  ^-f-^iHicit-traffte^  With best wishes, I am, yours truly,  1140 OotQOj. Street. W.    U.    -P-MAvjJV  *>*************>*****+*+*+*+************************  Ucense  Commissioner  TO THE ELECTORS OF TSE CITY  OF VANCOUVER:  V Having been requested by a large  and influential deputation of ratepayers to be a candidate for License  Commissioner af the forthcoming Civic  Elections, I have decided to offer myself for election. I am a resident of  ten years' standing in this city and  was_formerly_ License^Comroiasioner; ijl  the Province of Manitoba for five  years.   .   . ' -\ ,   ' j'  Your vote  and influence   are therefore respectfully solicited.  James Eadie  r+,****4***4***4*+*******4************  License   Commissionership  I Walter Leek 1  Respectfully Solicits Your  Vote and Influence as  License Commissioner  **************************************  FOR SCHOOL TRUSTEE.  See other election ads. on  Pages Six and Seven.  ^tA.A.JL _   _   __|,  _ _L _ ,a, _ _L_JL._L_Jli ��������� i_i _ _L _ _l -4L- -  - il  .  -  4\> ��������������������������������������������������������������� ** *** 4 * ������������������������������������������ 4^4^4Ay4^4A^MA>4,4  TO T?E ELECTORS OF WARD POUR:  ' ���������;.    RETURN  I Aid. T^  (POUCE OOMMISOTONER)  As your representative to the  19J5 Council.  Always alert to the needs of the ward; sticktoitiveness in having]  them attended to; faithful to his promises.    Compare the ward with!  what it was two years ago, and you will readily acknowledge that it i  has been  very materially changed, the Board of Works, of which J  have been a member for the past two years, having expended $336,182 I  during  1913, and  $302,631  for .11. months  of  1914, in  streets, lanes,  sewers, water mains, culverts, grading boulevards,, lights,' etc., thereby  giving employment to a very large number of men.    Alderman Evans  secured to Grandview its only through connection to the city proper  in the opening up of Venables Street end.   This is the kind of a representative the electors of Ward 4 should support, as the ward is fast  taking its place with the more modernly improved and older wards  of the city. -;    '".'������. .  "Vote for Alderman Evans and a morally clean city, remembering   j  the work of the Police Commissioners for 1914.    .  Industries    tibwer Tax Bate    Prudent; Economy  *********************+*+*+*+*+****************4**������i  ��������� ���������  4*  '<.  ��������� i  ��������� >.  i,  ��������� >  4*  ��������� >  M  y<^^^t-'t>t*>!������4ft-*t������t������t^ttttt^t>^,t>t>t<4>t������t������t������t<  Mr. Chas. Sangster, who is iri the race for  School Trustee this year, comes from good old  Scottish stock. His father and mother both  came from Aberdeen, where they were lifelong  members of the Congregational Church. Last  year they celebrated their golden wedding.  Mr. Chas. "Sangster has also been active in  Christian work, having been Superintendent of  the Presbyterian Sunday School in- Rossland, and  with his wife, members of the Kitsilano Presbyterian congregation. Coming from a home with  strong moral and religious convictions, Mr.  Sangster has fitted himself in many ways to  take a prominent position in civic life.  I Electors of Ward Six:  I  T Your influence and votes are so-  t , licited for  j     R. H. GALE  ��������� :   as alderman for Ward Six during 1915.'  +*���������*���������*+++*+*+*���������+���������*+**���������*���������***���������*���������***���������*���������*;  4*  .��������� >  ' >  r< >~  4*  ���������< >  *���������*  ��������� >  4*  ��������� >  ' >  4*  ' '  . >.  4*  4  X  4  ��������� >  4  ��������� >  +  4*  i >_  it  >  solicits your vote  and influence  for  re-election as  School Trustee  Motto:  "Efficiency"  ���������������������������������������������������������������+������������������������������������������������������+���������+������������������������������������������������������������������������.������ .<  r  The Bank of  A HOME INSTITUTION  being the only Canadian Chartered Bank with Head  Office in British Columbia.  '���������X  '"��������� "       '..������������������,    \    ..',''  Savings  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 *  Ii -      Friday, January 8, 1915.  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 a Private Detective, if you don't  know your man, ask your  legal adviser.  JOHNSTON V the Secret  Service latelllgenct Bureau. Suite 103-4  319 Pender St., W.  Vaacouver, B. C.  Try Our Printing  Quality  Second   to None  * J  A. E. Harron J. A. Harron G. M. Williamson  *  I  1  HARRON BROS.  FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS  VANCOUVER,  , Office & Chapel-1034 Granville St.  Phone Seymour 3486  ���������fr tfr ������{"f������ ���������}*���������}���������������$������ t|>*{*������^-������^M^������{MJe*}������g������l}������lj>������}n|������l^������ |{m|- *%*���������}* ������}>������|������������|������ t}<^<$MJM^MJM^M^^^������^^������^^t^������<^^M^-^^>tJM^W^M^<  NORTH VANCOUVER        ������  Office & Chapel-122 Sixth St. W.   X  Phone 134 ������  ******  ^*t\.***************************************^  ARCHITECT  r^tO-11 Yorkshire Building |  I Seymour Street       XS/'ancouver, B. C. f  - . -.: S -������������������-  QAS FIRES  $1.00 DOWN AND $1.00 PER MONTH  Gas Fires do everything in the line of heating, which can be secured  with any open grate fire, and with the following advantages:  CLEANLINESS���������No dust, dirt or trouble in laying or maintaining the  fire, removing ashes etc.  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 or day. It gives  heat a's soon as lighted, and all the fuel consumption stops as soon  as it is turned off. ���������������������������   ''  FOB SCHOOL TRUSTEE.  Mr. Charles Sangster, who is a  candidate for School Trustee,  came to British Columbia fifteen  years ago as an erecting engineer  for an Eastern Canadian mining  machinery firm, with whom he  had been trained in that business.  After a few years travelling in  the, mining country as engineer  and salesman, he was sent to  Vancouver ten years ago to open  a branch sales office here. Four  years later he took a position  with the Vancouver branch of  the Canadian Fairbanks-Morse  Company, in charge of their  machine tool department, and  was soon promoted to the position of assistant manager of that  business. He has since entered  into business for himself under  the name of "The Chas. Sangster  Machinery Company/' specializing on compressed air and mining  machinery.  Mr. Sangster has for some  years been a close student of municipal affairs and collected a  great deal of data on municipal  government throughout the United  States and Canada. The knowledge thus gathered led him into  a campaign of civic reform in  1909 and 1910.  At that time he wrote several  interesting and instructive letters  to the "Daily Province," setting  forth the difference between the  systems of Board of Control and  Commission Government, which  were widely read and discussed  at various meetings throughout  the city. The campaign had a  definite educational value.  Mr. Sangster is a family man,  the eldest of his three children  being of school age. He is running for the office of School  Trustee believing it1 to be the  duty of men in his class to take  an active interest in school matters. He also feels that his practical knowledge of heating, ventilating and technical shop work  should be useful on the School  Board.  REGINA.  THE TRIBUTE.  (By Harold Begbie.)  Not by the valor of Belgium, nor  the lightning sabre of France,  No,t by the thunder of Britain's  Fleet,   and   the   Bear's   unchecked advance;  Not by these fears, Lord Kaiser,  tho'  they shatter a  tyrant's  lust,  Is your heart most darkly troubled  and your soul brought down  to the dust.  But  by the  great  affirming of  ^   the lands we have knit as one;  By the love, by the passionate  loyal love,   of each  separate  _freeborn son.  Canada cries "We are coming!"  and Australasia, "We come!"  And you scowl that no Boer is  rising at    the    beat of your  German drum.  '"���������'���������        X  And the sons of Ind bear witness  ���������-XWe have grumbled, but now  no more;  We  have  shared your plentiful  ,righteous Peace, we will share  your righteous War.  Trust us to guard your Honor,  one with yours in our breath;  You have dealt us ah even jusr  tice. we are yours to the gates  of Death.  Here in these rain-swept islands  where we"fought for the things  of peace,  Where we quarrelled and stormed  in- factions,    at   a stroke all  factions cease,  And there jn the vast dominions,  more free than your Prussian  lords,  The   women   are   shouting   for  Britain,   and   the   men   are  drawing their swords. .  A POINTED APPEAL.  ***********4***********4***f*********4*4*4*4*>****4*4*4  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������  COAL  You can prove the actual saving in cash if you  will try one ton of our Old Wellington Coal. This  coal will reduce your fuel bill without reducing the  heat.  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Carnll & Hasting* Sts. ,  M33 Oranvllle St., Near Oavle  McCaUum & Sons Gordon Brown & Co.  2415 Main Street ������o������i Omnvllle Street X  j������4^^H|������^MJ<*|..|.>^������4{.������^������4^.*}44^.|^^H{w>{t^������^������4|^W$.      ^.*-4.2������^.^4$..^4.24^^^^^^^^.2HS#4$'^*^'^**������4'*IMt*V  .... |i|ii|.|.i|i ft-*:*. 111.11   II   ���������   *   ri'll   *<*   I   |..|.|i������il|..>.l'l������H'������ '������">'���������������' t'������'Htl'|lH������*.ltM������.;������p  Phone Sey. 1076-1077  Coal-Fire Wood  ���������"������������������"���������������������������������������������"-���������"������^������������"i���������-������������������������������������������������^������������������~���������������������������--_-_������i���������������B_-_������______l^^_������  xk JM!^  Qor. 4th Avemw ������*w# ffiwivflfe St.  j   Wellington Coal, Cordwood ana Plainer ends j  R  "���������������  The Comfort  Bab's  Morning Dip  " nooDNESS  Vj KNOWS,"  says the Comfort  Baby's Grandmother, "what  we'd do without  this Perfection  Smokeless Oil  Heater.  "If I'd only had one  when you were a  baby, you'd have been saved many a cold and  croupy spell."  For warming: cold comers and isolated upataira rooms, and  for countless special occasions .when extra heat is wanted,  70a need the Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater.  PERK  SMOKELE  TION  HEATERS  The Perfection is light, portable, inexpensiTe  to buy and to use, easy to clean and to re-  wick. No kindling; no ashes. Smokeless,  and odorless. At all hardware and general  stores.  Look for the Triangle trademark.  Mad* in ^'Tr*1-  ROYALITE OIL is best for all uses  THE IMPERIAL OIL CO., Limited  ^   <_���������__"��������� ������*���������*���������'  A novel scheme aiming' to  assist in the relief of tlie Belgians has been started here.  The Capital City Flour Mills have  agreed to supply flour at the  actual cost of production and  any person residing in Saskatchewan can donate any number of bags of flour, and it will  be forwarded to Belgium at the  earliest possible date. It is estimated that the cost of production- is $1.50 per bag and this is  the charge that is being bade by  ithe Capital City Flour Mills.  Within a week of. the' time this  announcement was first made  247 bags of flour had been  donated and numerous additional  donations are being made daily.  Altogether 800 aliens have  registered at the Regina registration office and additional registrations are being made daily.  Those who have registered to  date are mostly Galicians and  ^Roumanians speaking the Hungarian language. Sixty Germans  and three Turks are included in  the number. It is-interesting to  note that the average "cash in  hand" of these aliens amounts  to $70.  LORD  ROBERTS'S RELIGION.  The following; was part of the  tribute paid to the memory of Lord  Roberts in the House of Lords by  Lord Curzon of Kodlestone at the  time  of  his  death:  "No Englishman of our time at any  rate had set such rich and rare an example of simplicity and purity of life,  and none had been more religious-  minded or devout in the beliefs as  well aa in the external observances of  religion. A little more than a fortnight ago he received from Lord  Roberts the last letter he ever wrote  to him, a. letter in which amidst the  trials of the way, he made a strong  plea in defence of family prayers. His  words were:  "'We have had family prayers for  55 years. , Our chief reason is that  they bring the household together in a  way that nothing else can. It ensures  servants and others who. may be in  the house joining in prayers which for  one reason or another they may have  omitted saying by themselves. Since  the war began we usually read a  prayer like the enclosed, and when  anything important 'has occurred I  tell those present about it. In this  way I have found that the servants  are taking a great interest in what is  going on in France. We have never  given any orders about prayers. At  tendance is quite optional, but as a  rule all the servants, men and women,  come regularly on hearing the bell  ������ng.'  "The man who penned those words,"  Lord Curzori said, "even to a friend,  was not only a great soldier, a patriot,  and a statesman; he was also a  humble-minded and devout Christian  man, whose name deserves to live, and  will live, for ever in the memory of  the nation whom he served vrith such  surpassing fidelity to the last hour of  a long and glorious life.''  To the Electors of Ward 8, City  of Vancouver:  Ladies and Gentlemen: I am a  candidate for .Aldermanic honors  in the forthcoming elections, and  I wish to obtain your votes, and  support for Ward 8.     ;  I wish to 'devote my time officially for the benefit of. the ward,  and also for the City of Vancouver, and feel sure that I shall  if elected have your approval.  You all have known me as a  worker in your interest in the  pasft *T$eing iXheavy property  owner in the ward, your interests  are also mine. *You will remember that it was mainly through  ray efforts that Ward 8 was given  its first water service and its first  electrical light service, felso much  of the grading in the ward, and  the settlement of the lanes disputes. The annexation of Ward  8 then P. h. 301, to the City, was  mainly through my efforts. When  South Vancouver was trying to  annex us to that municipality, you  know how I upheld our rights,  and have always been to the front  in fighting the battles of our  ward. I am against graft of all  kinds, and in favor of proper  economy. I have always upheld  the interests of-laborr aad Xfche  rights of the citizen, and will, if  elected, devote my entire attention to your interests. Should I  receive your support, yoii will  find that I am no dead number,  but a live wire, always working  and planning for the best interests of Ward 8 and the City of  Vancouver.  WILLIAM ASH,  of Ash Hall,  Fraser Street.  SEALED  SECURITY  is essential to safe investment.  OOur Debentures guarantee a  a return of 5#���������are negotiable  DEBENTURES   -are secured by $7,480,339  Assets.  4% 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.  0������ ��������������� ���������������., ������"������ ���������������������'������������������ ������ jii' . ��������� > i ��������� ��������� . .i  I  '������'������  I  |i|   ���������   1   I   >   1   II   >   |   it!   i   .   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,   ,  ,   ,,  a coal a  WHICH WIJLU YOU SUPPORT  The Company which sells ) (The Company which sells  British Columbia Coal and? OR \ American Coal and em-  employs White^ tabor   ) (   ploys Oriental libor?  Fifteen years in Vancouver Coal Trade  WEM-JNQTON ANP COflOX COAU  WHITE MBOfl ONtY  Macdonald, Murpole Co., I4cf.  427 SEYMOUR STRE1ST  WOW WW* Wt   f  t................... ���������......... ������.. ��������� ...  if  FREE  GUARANTEED  American Silk  HOSIERY  We Want You to Know  '"���������;    These Hose  They stood the test when all  others failed. They give real foot  comfort. They have no seams 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.  21 Bittner Street  Dayton, Ohio, U. 5. A.  Advertise In 'Western Call"  TKe  Telephone  The Advance Agent of  COMFORT A1TO CONVENIENCE  Forms a closer union of Home,  Business and Friends.  For a limited time, Business or  Residence Telephones will be installed upon payment of $5.00  Rental in advance.  For particulars call Seymour 6070.  Contract Department.  B. C. TELEPHONE  COMPANY, LIMITED THE WESTERN  CALL  Friday^ January 8, 19.15;  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  BY THE  TERMINAL CITY PRESS. LTD.  HEAD OFFICE :  203 Kingsway, Vancouver  Telephone Fairmont 1140  Subscription s  One Dollar a Year in Advance  $1*,50 Outside 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.  "PAISLEYTOTOTSDAM"  The Kilt Still Holds Its Sway ��������� Neil Munro, in  the Glasgow "News," Defends Wearing  of the Highland Costume.  Alone of the British soldiei's' service uniform,  the Highland kilt and bonnet refuse to be  khakif ied.  A costume practically obsolete in Scotland  for a hundred and seventy years, so far as  civilian life is concerned, the philabeg, for reasons of sentiment and romance alone, is more  than ever today the fighting gear of Scotland,  and at the moment there are far more men in  tartan than at any period of Celtic history.  It is vastly pleasing to the "kilty" in France  to have himself marked out to the natives as  "Ecossais," with a manifest impression in the  native mind that the "jupe" is the peculiar  badge of the British corps d'elite. For his English and Irish comrades he is simply "Jock."  All men who Avear Glengarry cap or tartan how  are '' Jocks''���������-the term connotes, in a sense, a  different breed from "Tommys."  Had we the courage to go back on the  casualty list of Black Watch,Xjordbns, Cam-  erons, Argylls, Seaforths and H. L. I.'s and the  other corps who wear the bonnet, we should  learn how great the cost of martial tradition.  ' Wearing the mountain garb, no small pro-  poi'tion of theru come from the Scottish Lowlands: " Paisley, to" Potsdam, Twopence all the  Way," said the legend on an omnibus of kilties  passing through Amiens.  ��������� There was an English journalist's story, some  time ago, that the kilt had proved an inconV  ���������venient garb for trenches; it does hot bear *a  moment's investigation. The kilt, as its Vearers  swear, is an ideal dress for warfare. Its pleats  protect the loins, for which the trousered soldier  -needs an abdominal belt; in muddy trenches  knees quite bare are hardened^ like the face, to  \veather,are far more pleasant, to the owner  than knees with clammy breeches on them.  The Glengarry bonnet, in all but blazing sunshine, is perhaps the best headgear in the British  army- ���������  " ' ��������� x V .. ���������  PURCHASE J>F REMOUNT HORSES  FOR THE CANADJAlT GOVlPMNf  Lieutenant-Colonel A. D. ?McRae. Chief Remount Commissioner, has arranged the" details  for purchasing remotint horses in British Columbia.  The first meeting will be' held in the Horse  Show Building, Georgia Street, in this City, on  Monday and Tuesday, the 18th'and 19th inst.;  Ladners on the 20th, Ncav Westminster on the  21st, and Victoria on the 22nd and 23rd.  V Tlie requirements for tiding horses are: 5 to  9 years old; height. 15 hands to 15.3; weighing  from 1,000 to 1,050 lbs. each.  Those required for artillery purposes are the  .������������������same    as    above,    with  the exception that the  weight is from 1,100 to 1,300 lbs.  Captain F. H. Cunningham, of the 104th Ne\v  Westminster Fusiliers, is purchasing agent, and  Dr. C. M. Henderson, of Vancouver, veterinary  inspector, for the Mainland west of North Bend,  as well as Vancouver Island.  British Columbia should be able to supply a  class of horse which wil! bo a credit not' only to  the Province, but to the Dominion as a.--whole,  and it. is hoped and expected that farmers and  owners will offer their best" stock for the purpose" of carrying our brave boys in their endeavor to render efficient service in the present  great conflict.     X  *  i.**.:..:~:.*.:.****s.**w  BE PREPARED!  Every Canadian should protect himself and  family by carrying a policy in  MUTUAL LIFE OF CANADA  Established 1869  "CANADA'S ONLY  MUTUAL"  For   rates  and   full information see our  agents, or  W. J. TWISS  District  Manager  317-319 ROGERS BUILDING  ~>***<<'**<~>****4<<^^^  *  *  *���������  ������������������*���������  ���������  !-_���������  South Vancouver  Geo. A. Stevens  Councillor for  WARD TWO  respectfully solicits your  vote and influence for  REEVE  ������������������-OF-/  South Vancouver  for 1915  G. A. STEVEN'S MEETINGS:  Mon. 11���������Carleton Hall, Collingwood and  Scxsmith School.  Tues. 12���������Oddfellows Hall, 30th Ave. and  Main St., cor. 48th Ave. and Fraser, and Fraser  Hall.  Wed. 13���������Marf.ew Hall, Cedar Cottage, and  Tecumseh .School.  Thurs. 14���������McBride School.  ix      " y ' "���������  Fri. 15���������North Arm School, cor. River Road  and Fraser Ave.  All candidates for the Council and School  Trustees and other speakers are invited to be  present.   - -  DR. MOODY  ���������-._ - /   For License  ��������� ��������� .-'. .���������.-.-���������  1. Enforcement ofk the law impartially and  -strictly. .     '���������> J , ���������  2. Licensing of bartenders in which character and previous records of new applicants Avill  be considered. All misdemeanors or infraction  of the law 'to be pr.omptiy and impartially dealt  Avith.  3. Strict enforcement of the law. in regard  to maintenance and suitability of premises.  4. Realizing that the duty of a License Commissioner is to see to the enforcement of the  statutes and the bylaws, I pledge myself to that  course if elected to the board. I have been asked  what my attitude towards earlier closing hours  for bars will be. My answer is that if. the City  Council passes a shorter hour bylaw it will be  my bounden duty, if elected, to sec that the law  is enforced.  ' ������3. I am strictly opposed to any increase of  licenses in Vancouver, believing there are now  more than enough to carry on the traffic in this  city.  DR. 1. GlENDON MOODY  South Vancouver  WARD I.  *  *>  *+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*******+*******+*+#+*+  +  *  *  *  *  *  4>  *  t COUNCILLOR W. RUTLEDGE  *  *  Respectfully solicits your  VOTE and INFLUENCE  for.His ' Re-Election-oas  COUNCILLOR FOR WARD ONE.  *  *  *  ���������*>  t  *  + ���������  REEVE   J.   A.   KERR,  .   Candidate for Reeveship in South  Vancouver for 19151  Eeeve Kerr's record demonstrates  him an officer' of unusual merit.  Ability, originality and progressive-  ness, united with moral courage, and  backed by honesty, make. him the man  for the position during the financial  emergency that is upon Greater Vancouver in common with the whole  country ��������� and  the  world generally.      ���������  Below are a few of the many things  that, have been accomplished during  his terms of office as .Eeeve of South  Vancouver:  1. Streets: Many miles of streets  have been cleared, graded and macadamized. The inauguration of permanent paving of streets are to be  credited to him as head of the Council.  2. Water: In lif]3, through Eeeve  Kerr's leadership, the water supply  was greatly' increased with a reduced^  rate ' to the consumer, he having secured from the Government 45440  inches increased^ record on Seymour  Creek. At the close of 1914 an-agreement was made with tlie City of Vancouver by which water is to be furnished to the consumer in South Vancouver at a reduction of from 10 to  4V_ cents per 100 cubic feet.  3. Tire Protection: During Eeeve  Kerr's terms of office the Fire Department has been reorganized, with  the' installment of new and modern  fird-fighting equipment. Other additions are under consideration.  4. Garbage: A good garbage de-  'partment has been inaugurated as a  step in the direction of perfect sanitation  and convenience.  5. Transportation: Through tlie efforts of our Eeeve an extension and  improvement in car service was secured from the B. C. E. E.  6. Lighting: The last few years  have. witnessed desirable changes in  lighting of the municipality, by increase of light and decrease of expense, of lighting, the price having  been reduced from 15 cents to 11 cents  per ltilowat hour.  To the above might be added scores  of improvements and advances traceable to the present efficient incumbent, who is urged by many of the  ratepayers to seek re-election for 1915.  In brief, Eeeve Kerr stands for progress along lines of needed improvement so as to give the greatest possible'good to the greatest possible  number.  His policy is one of wise economy  in the. distribution of emergency relief  at once protecting the ratepayers  -against loss and saving the pride of  the beneficiaries from being wounded.  As a means to this end and to future  permanent prosperity the Eeeve has  secured a definite promsie from the  Government to finance, if necessary,  the big sewerage project to furnish  work focrour citizens. t  The $10,000 recently borrowed is  upon the credjt of the $195,000 which  is positively coming to us from the  east. This money, together with the  Government backing above noted, will  place South Vancouver above danger  of the rocks and will' cause activity  and success to smile; upon South Vancouver.  ' .  Vote for Kerr, Saturday, Jan. 16.  ALFRED WILLIAMS.  Mr. Alfred Williams, who is'a  candidate for Alderman in Ward  5, was born hi: Worcester, Eng.,  fifty years ago, and received his  professional education at the Birmingham School of Arts and the  London City Guilds, graduating  from the latter in 1887 with the  degree of. C. E.  After engaging in municipal  and railroad engineering in his  native land, Mr. Williams came  to Canada, ,and in 1903 engaged  in private practice as consulting  engineer in Toronto.  ^Jn_May,_1910���������.Mr.,.1Wmiams  moved to Vancouver, his first  work being the Metropolitan  Building. Other great buildings  in and around Vancouver have  been completed under his supervision, and his advice and decisions in ��������� engineering matters  have given general satisfaction  whenever appealed to.  Mr. Williams believes that his  knowledge and training peculiarly fit him for great usefulness as  Alderman, tind if elected, looks  forward to a period of hard work  in planning for the best interests  of Ward 5 and the whole City of  Vancouver.  WARD IV  ************************** A***********  Chas. Boarjdinan  SOLICITS YOUR  Vote and Influence  AS   :  Alderman  for Ward Four  JAMES A. KERR  Will address meetings in the interest of his candidature for  .  Reeve for 1915, as follows:  Monday, Jan. 11���������Marfew Hall, Cedar Cottage.  Tuesday, Jan. 12���������Fraser Hall, ,48th Avenue and Fraser St.  Wednesday, Jan. 13���������Sir Richard McBride School, 29th Ave.,-  . one block west of. Knight Street.  Thursday, Jan. 14���������Carleton Hall, Collingwood.  Friday, Jan. 15���������Sexsmith School, Ontario St. and 61st Ave.  MEETINGS TO COMMENCE AT 8.00 O'CLOCK  *+***���������*****���������*���������*****+*+*+***************+*  *+*+*���������**+*+*���������*>* ******* ** * i********^***************^^;  !   ���������   ----- -���������----��������� ������  D. A. TIBBOTT     *'  liespectfully solicits your  VOTE and INFLUENCE       .  ���������.������������������'������������������  t "���������, .-     - for  |   HIS ELECTION as COUNCILLOR for WARD 1.  ^���������^'���������������������������������������������^'������������������������������������������������������^���������^���������^���������������������������^'���������^^������������������������������������������������������^������������������^'���������^'���������������������������'i' **********  *������!>>*4<i.4>^***.|,������c;������*.g,*������^^*.{.**^  I South Vancouver *  | . solicits your vote and influence as  ��������� . ''.'XX.-*.      ^  I School Trustee in South Vancouver t  i . ������������������?������������������  *+*+*+*+*+*+* ***4^+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*<>*++^Ayty+^+%^+^  -t*-+*+*<r*+*"<>*+JZ-^* +*+*+*+$,+^,if*.%.4-*4..l.+*+*A>**y$.+++^,+%,+ q,4.^+q,  "  t        '    __a3H___B_&*__. SOUTH VANCOUVER I   .���������__  ^  *  W. J. Allen 1  Independent candidate  for  WARD SEVEN  solicits your vote and   influence.  Ward 7, South Vancouver.  *i  +  ���������.���������<  +  ���������  ��������� L  *1  t^*********-*^***-******.**^************^^^.^^^*^  +*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*^+*+4+4+*+*+*^+++<������*u^k  VOTE FOR  W, B. Russell  AS COUNCILLOR FOR  Ward Two, S. Vancoover  Efficient and strict business.^  Retrenchment where possible.  Public ownership of   utilities.  Local industries encouraged  North Arm Harbor.  Day labor���������eight hour day.  ������������������������������������"���������"���������"���������"���������������������������-kVii  *  +  *  *  ���������  ������������������������������������  '*.  +  +  *  t  i  ��������� Friday, January 8, 1915.  THE WESTERN   CALL  ������w^4^44..|..i..������.i.������.i.-I.'|.'I-������������������������������-t<**������'l-������'l"l--i<'i"l'*������'|i<'4'i %  WARD 5.  and  Your  Vote  Influence  are respectfully  solicited by  *  *  *  $  %  $  *  *  *  *  i>  C. N. JAMES  I For Election to Aldermanic Honors |  IN'WARD V/ I  j  1.  '2.  3.  4.  5.  Ward IV  '..���������--/.���������  TO THE ELECTORS OP WARD FOUR AND THE CITY  OF VANCOUVER:  Ladies and .Gentlemen: '  As Aldermanic candidate I shall do the following:  The lowest possible rate   and   assessment   consistent  with efficiency.    t <  A system  of  economy being  adopted by  our  City  Council in every Department.  By making our expenses correspond with our income"   +  By opposing all Unnecessary grants from public funds.   -  vEqual favors for eveiy section of the Ward and the  best interest of the City as a; whole.  If elected I will do my very best to overcome the  present difficulties and brin^ about an era of prosperity. ���������','���������' ' .'X ���������" '   "X ,'..'���������''.  I remain, yours faithfully,  s. a. Mcdowell  *+*+*****************-**+*+*+***+���������{  . ,**r***4***********************************^^^  WARD  VIII  ��������� >  ���������������  ��������� .  < ������  ��������� ���������  ���������>  ���������������  ������������������  Your "Vote and Influence are  Respectfully Solicited by  __(. *  *   - -**- ^ -*- -  ������������������������ - -*- ~  *   ~   *   *��������� ���������*   -   -������-.���������-*-���������-*. j  WARD ONE.  E. J. CLARKE  Respectfulty solicits your  VOTE and INFLUENCE  as  ALDERMANIC CANDIDATE for WARD ONE.  x  ���������!���������  <>  *\*  i >  t>  <>  ****** *-**-*-***-+*4>*-i>**-*4>*+*-������-* ******* *+*+*+*+*4y*+*+*4H*+ic  if.***** *+**^+**-*+*+***.**+*+*>+*+**** *+*+** ***+*+*+*+*-**  | WA^DTWO ^     J  I     Aid, Sanford J. Crowe     f  * - *  T Respectfully solicits your  | VOTE and INFLUENCE  * - k      for   . ..      ;'  RE-ELECTION  THURSDAY, 14th JANUARY.        -., \  ************** ***** ******* *+*+***+*****���������****.***-**���������*+**+  if-**-** ***** *** **** ******** *************** ***********+*  WARD TWO  JAMES FERGUSON  Respectfully solicits your  VOTE and INFLUENCE  J   '���������������������������'������������������      ������������������. '��������� as'. .        .   . ���������'-������������������/���������"���������. .  ALDERMANIC CANDIDATE for WARD TWO.  Ja dk ������fc ,% Jj ,% Jfj ,%  mta   *   iMm A Jim   ^  ^L  m Jk  A ������-*���������   _t _f_l  -I  _B_   m l-L   -I  -_t_ -I 1-t-  W  A .>- -��������������� '-*-  -. -���������- -. _>-  ���������_L _>, A a __h ii A _>   I  -t -������- *��������� -������- *��������� it   a __L -- -*��������� _k _ff_ A _f_  4'  john Mcdowell  Solicits your Vote and Influence  V;. . for  ALDERMAN for WARD tfWO.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������<������������������������������<������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  f  *  *  4  4  4}  *  4  +  ���������  *  ���������  *  ���������  *  *  .���������  Ward V  Your vote and influence are respectfully  solicited for aldermanic  honors in Ward V by  A. P. Black  **4>*+*+*+*+**************4*4*ir  *************>i~>:************^  ������������������* _ _ ���������>  v  Ward VII  *  t  ���������  t  T  V  ;; Frank  Trimble  o  As Aldermanic Candidate  for Ward Eight  \   \44*************r******************4**  **.**************+***+*+*+*+*+*+  He would refer you to his previous services as      *  Alderman' and License Commissioner. T  __L __ ���������__>, m. ������T_i -I -fa -I >1- ii A -I A * __L -l -fc * A fi -fc -_ l-h -i -_L ii l-L *% Ji *��������� -*- * -*-  > A j. A * ���������?��������� a A -I A -i if* a A m A ai ������_b *   Ai  *%* 9 ������������������������ ������������������ V ��������� V T W*V *f "ft" ������ ������������������������ W ^ v v W *%? V "^ v w V P #��������� ��������� 4" ��������� ^1" W -^* ���������^'T " ��������� ��������� V ��������� ��������� ��������� V ��������� V ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� * ��������� ��������� H  I  w __ __L ,% .#. __._���������__ A #i A - -*  *^i_f   -i A -i i-l  -*��������� -*- *-���������-*-*  a __|  *���������-���������*.  ���������> -*���������  ������-.__>  __>.-t-4._i   _   ������ ������  *  -,  *   -   -i_fc _������_ __ .^. __ _������.  t'^'IP'W'W'V'T'W'V'V'V - ���������������������������������������������_F'II,',1I'V e^et*T4w^^9tft49>9t9i ** iff *> tf* *> *q  WARD TWO.  Ward VII, City  Your vote and influence are solicited-for  F. A. ROUND  Aldermanic Candidate.  ���������f RETRENCHMENT AND. REFORM.  *  to*********-***********"*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-***1!  +*>+*+* ****** *-*-*^^-*-*^+*^*<^+*+A?r+*+*+4+* *4***4***>*o*  k A -i A * A -i m\t * Ja a  WARD THREE  t  Alderman  ���������    0  respectfully solicits your vote and  influence   for   his  re-election  as  n  ALDERMAN for WARD THREE f  V .      *  4 ���������-....���������  *-**+*-o*+*+*-**+*tl +*+*+*-**+*>+it*-*-*+*^+*^+*+*+*+***+*<>*<>-  ������>      *A,t***^* ******** ***********  t  t  Major F. C. McTavish, M.A.  solicits your vote and  influence as  SCHOOL TRUSTEE  Malcolm McBeath  respectfully solicits your  vote and influence as  aldermanic candidate  for Ward VII.  ***4***4***4*4*****4****^*jt^4^4Ay4^4*^*4*4*4*4*^*^*^*  WARD IV  I  Aid. W. R. Hamilton  Respectfully solicits     ?  Your Vote and  Influence  For Re-Election  as ALDERMAN of  Ward Two.  *+*^^*<**+*-****+*+*A>*-**+*-*-*4>*A>***+* ***** ** ****>***^**<>~k  ������}-+*A>*-*-*-**-**~t>*<r* ****+*-*^-*Jfr-*-*+*i-*-*)******* *+*+*+*-**-*~*<r%,+-j,  * ..���������:���������������������������������������������*  *  *  ���������  *  *>,  Vote  for  OfX^reet^s Beach^x ;  FOR ALDERMAN  The Oldest Taxpayer .-in the Ward.  MARK YOUR  BALLOT  SAM GREER  X  *  *>  *  ���������  *  ������> . - *  *+*+*+**>*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*****+*+*+* + *+*+*+*+*++  * ���������*��������� *+*+*+*+*���������+*+*���������**+*���������**+*  *  For Ward Six  ���������**+4*>*4ty-**-4������4+4-**+*+4+-*-,>4-*>4-+-4  *  *  ���������/-*-+-*~'������<-<t *  >-+.<>-i>-Q-<^.;,  +4-*-*A>*+*+^*+**y*+*+*������*+*+*+*+*+*+*^+*-**+*+-*+*****+*  *  4  4  *  *  4  4  *  4  *  4  *  4  *  4  *  (of McCrossan & Harper)  solicits your  vote and influence as  School Trustee  4  ���������  4  t  *  4  f  +  4  *  4  *  4  *  4  +  4  +  4  +  4  Electors of Ward  Five:  Your vote and influence  are solicited for  C. E. Mahon  as Alderman  Ward Five.  for   1915  in  THIRD TERM.  4  *  4  *  4  +  4  *  4  *  *  ���������  *  *  ���������  *  4>  *  4  ,_4  4  ;   ���������  ���������  ft  Aid, Jos. Hoskin  solicits your   |  vote and influ- j  ence for      |  his re-election I  ��������� .���������  as  Alderman in Ward Four  *-**+*4r*A>*+*-*^+*+*<>*+*+4+4+4-+***+*^*++**'*^  ^^���������^���������.:,������^^^^A������4;^������<^������4.������.^������^>l|.^4|.^,i.>-4|it^������^������f ������^������4.������4������4|.������4|.������^������4f  Electors MMM  Your vote and  influence  are solicited for  William Ash  as Alderman for Ward  Eight.  *  4 ���������  t  f  #  *  4,.  +  4  *  4 '  *  4  ���������  4  t  +  ���������  +  ,4  ���������  4  *  4  +  +  ���������  +  4  fa4.*A.* + *+*A.*A.* + * + *+***A>*+*+*** *���������****>*********+*+***** +  ***^4-*******^**********-***if **************************  ���������&*-**^***+*+^-**-**-**-**-*l**- *-**+*-***- *-*+-***-*****+*-****+*���������*-*+*  i WARD I  Your vote and influence are respectfully solicited  for the' re-election of  WALTER HEPBURN  as alderman in Ward One.  *****************���������*���������*+*+*+*+* *********************** *****���������*********���������*���������***���������**+*+*+*+**<  4  ���������  *  *  *  *  4  *  *  *  *  *  cjl  *  *  *  *  *  4>  ���������  *  *���������  *  *  *  *  ���������  Vote for Alfred Williams  CANDIDATE FOR WARD V.  4  +  He stands for:  for  Mayor  or  of  No   salaries  Aldermen  No reduction in  salaries  Police and Firemen.  Civic Control of Public Utilities.  Retrenchment consistent with  legitimate developments.  Complete revision of Assessment Roll.  Encouragement  dustries.  Committee Rooms:   2247 Main St.    Phone: Fair. 1973.  Public Meetings will be held 5th and 12th" January, 1915/  in Oddfellows Hall, 2214 Main Street, at 8 p:m.i to which all  are cordially invited.  Mayoralty-and Aldermanic candidates have been invited  to meeting of 5th January.  _&A-_lB.A>_&^_>._S_.A>_C_>A._S_-_kJft^_-^i ._h_J������-A-_L-_h.^_a-_fc.^_m ._k m%a n   J  ^^v^F^^T^^r^  *   * ^F^^wy^^F ~ V ���������   *m   9 ^r~w^*r ~ '%* 9 j  4  ���������     -  +  ���������  ���������  4  ���������  4    .  *  *  *  ���������  +  *  ���������.  ���������  ���������  .+  4  *  +  *  4  *  +  4  +  ���������  *  ���������  -���������  "4  ������������������������������������������������������*���������***+  of local in- THE WESTERN   CALL  Friday, January 8, 1915.  .���������+-<---  "���������>?&  %H  .&^~  l.fffr  its**'  ^S'��������� C*-vXk**s^'^^.sl^^^^^^^^':^ '^",^_v#Wffi^-Mffi  A 4> '     **  '-���������.���������? *< ,V;S.^Tl������&'~: &&-^  ?  Mount Pleasant Livery  TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving  Baggage, Express and Dray.    Hacks and Carriages  ^ at all hours.  Phono Fairmont B45  Corner Broadway and Main A. F. McTavish, Prop.   |  ***L***********W*****$^**^  *      ��������� t  X  Baxter & Wright  COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS  .:  I   Gash or  Easy  Payments  $40000  Stock to  Choose    I  From     t  Come in and talk it over when looking for furniture.  BAXTER & WRIGHT  I   Phone Seymour 771  416 Main Street  |t"t"l"t"l"t"{"t"t"t"t"l"t"t"l"t"t"t"I"t"l"l"l"I"t,'������}' ���������^������I,*Jv5^*'2^I*^MiM2^'^5^!*^*,5*^^*3^^M2*^**I*^,f!*^*  Commercial Printing at "Western Call" Office  START  YEAH  by presenting your good  wife with an up-to-date  motor washing machine and  hall-bearing wringer; one of  ours will please heri  XWe have a complete stock  of Otoihes Pryers. Washboards, Wash Boilers, Tubs  and Clothes Fins.  We deliver promptly.  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street  _.������������������_������   _**?  TXMBEB  BEOtrZ.ATION8  V  Tbe Pioneer Meat Market  Comer Broadway and  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"  Place: Corner Broadway and Kingsway  Proprietor: FRANK TRIMBLE  Phone: Fairmont 257  Governing Timber on Dominion 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.  Iiicenae-  A license to cut timber on a tract not  exceeding twenty-five square miles in  extent may be .acquired only at public  auction; ' A rental of $5.00 per square  mile, per annum, 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  5 cents per acre. In addition to rental,  dues are charged on the timber cut at  the rates set out in section 20 of the  regulations.  Timtotr Permits and Da������i  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 Bom������������t������ad������ra  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 in Section 51 of  the Regulations.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  8Y-TOP8X8 OV  COAT. BOXX-TCI  -tSOTOATXOlTB  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 an 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.  Bach application must be accompanied by a fee 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 and pay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  are < not being operated, such returns  should he furnished 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, or 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.  Get Ready for Good Times  This store is ready to fit you out with just the  Home-Furnishings you have been planning to buy.  We are maintaining our reputation for Lowest  Prices��������� ;  We are continually perfecting our already Superior Service���������  We extend you Credit of the most liberal character---  We are able and willing to aid YOU to greater  home comfort at least cost  White enamel iron crib, 30 inches  wide by 54 inches long, strong  fillings, closely placed together,  fitted with a National weave  spring; drop side; regular  value $15.00.    'X     aq -m**.  - Sale price ..     .   ������ptJ. I u  Collapsible go-carts  in three , different  styles and grades;  10 to 12 in. wheel,  % to Vk-in- rubber  tire; handles of  steel, nickel plated;  hood, body and  dash of leatherette,  finished in dark  green, tan and  black; back adjustable to four positions; best grate with spring  back. ���������*'���������������������������  Regular $15.00 value. Special  Regular $12.50 value. Special  Regular $10.00 value.   Special  $9.50  $7.60  .$6.50  The Gardner=Browne Go,, Ltd.  Phone: Seymour 22126.  637-675 GRANVILLE STREET.  nr tos ������atthr a* _3_������������ oompa-  Kisr act awp Aiamsnra  ���������  ...acts..;  ....... ,..,..-��������� . .       \  TAKE NOTICE that The MacDonald-  Godson Company, Limited, intends to  apply at the expiration of one -month  from the date of the first publication  of this notice to the Registrar of Joint  Stock Companies that- its name be  changed to "MacDonald Bros.", Engineering Works,' Limited."  Dated at Vancouver, B.C., this 26th  day of November A. p. 1914.  *. F. Stockton,  Secretary  413 Granville Street, "  .;;��������� Vancouver, B. C.  & 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. B. Redburn ft Co,  Rod and Gun  Frank Houghton contributes a  vivid account of a polar bear liunt  in the Arctic regions to the December issue of Rod and Gun in Canada, published at Woodstock,  Ont., by W, JXTaylor, Limited;  The Hermit of White Otter Lake'  tells the story of a canoe trip that  led to a wonderful house in the  woods built by old Jimmy Mc-  Ouat, sportsman recluse. '' Toik 's  Sololiquy" is a fascinating tale of  a brindle bull terrier who saved  his master from financial ruin by  ability to fight, and w ho later  straightened out the crooked  course of true love. <:The Bird  Dog" will appeal to all those interested iii this ' * embodiment of  canine intelligence." Other articles there are of outdoor life from  Atlantic to Pacific and 'departments full of interest to the  sportsman hunter and fisherman.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.  Broadway and .Prince Edward S>  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible class at 2:8t>  p.in.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a.m  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p.m.  and 1st and Srd Sundays at 11 a.m  Rev. G. H. Wilson. Bector  | THE BEST FOOD IS BREAD.  IS THE BEST BREAD.  ;: PhoneFairmont 44 or At all Grocers ;;  ********************************************>*****,*  FwBenr^  2317 Main Street  Phone Fair. 998  South Vancouver Undertaker-  Hamilton  Bros.  We are foremost in our line for  Moderate Priced Funerals  6271 Frastr Strait Phone Frasar 19  FOR SALE CARDS HERE  :��������� *  *  *  t  t  Pease Pacific Foundry Limited  HEATING AND VENTILATiNG ENGINEERS  MANUFACTURERS  H rj _ __ ._ -'..-_' _ *)9 Steam Heaters and Ventilators for .Pi  fiCOnOniV Warm Air Furnaces ��������� Combination]  uvviivuij        Steam and Hot Water Boilers. Resist  . */*) Steam Heaters and Ventilators for .Public Buildings .  "        -���������  ��������� "    ��������� ���������nation Furnaces  . Registers  ��������� *r I/lpnl " Steam and Hot Water Boilers  Radiators. Pipe and Fittings  1116 Homer St.      Vancouver, b.c.     Tel. Sey. 3230  I  WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THESE AFTEE CHRISTMAS BARGAINS?  Salted Peanuts, 1-5 lb  ......  v  Toffy Bars, fancy, 2 pkgs -.. ^f  Spearmint  (Digest-)   Gum, 2 pkgs _ ,._........v*^  Gold Flako Cigarettes, regular 20c, now 10c.   Great reductions on fancy boxes  of Candy, and Pipes. ,  THAT NEW STORE  LEE BUILDING We lead, others follow. 169 BROADWAY, E.  AT HOME  AT THE CLUB  AT THE HOTEL  Ask for  ���������ii ���������  losons  The Health-Giving  Natural Mineral Water  Refuse Substitutes  I  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  SOLE  IMPORTERS  w  J 'mi  Friday, January 8, 1915.  THE WESTERN  CALL  7   '  *Jf*****4***4***********k****4************************k**********4*************4*  m  Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, 18th and H Strcetfc  Washington's Newest HotelX        ;; ���������._���������_���������  Ideally   situated,   within   two blocks  ot  the  Executive MahS  ���������ion. onlv 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  kird   in   Washington),   and   an Orchestra of a superfine order,  ���������re  attractions .greatly appreciated by Powhatan guests..  Rooms with detached bath.   $1.50, 12.00 and up.'  Rcorna  with  private  bath,   $2.50, $3.00 and up.  Write for booklet with map:.  ' CLIFFORD M. LEWIS.  Manager.  Aak fot ������kUI Wnmr far BtMd &������������!������������������, CMnattau, Tootit Pat-M, Sekooli tad Coltao*.  warn  POULTR Y  /  .|..I..;..;..I.������H^-t"l"l"l"l"I"l"l":"I"l"I"l"t"l"l"l' **..y***********************  Use Fuel Oil  and Save Money  If you are interested in reducing your Fuel Bill,  see us. We are saving money for others, and can  do the same for you. '  ;;������������������ We supply and install Fuel OiJ Plants of all  descriptions. We do not advocate a cheap plant,  but we can satisfy you when results are considered.  We have a large number of plants now in operation in hotels, office buildings, apartment houses,  schools and colleges. :  Puel Oil Equipment Company  LIMITED  713 Pacific Bldg.    Phone Sey. 3727    Vancouver, B. C.  a i|h|������������|k|>i|h|������ '|������'i������*t,*lM{>*Si,I>*lM$Mt'*8>*SMli *{* ^4*^*4!4>*S**5*4SMS^4>*^MSMS>*S**^^  Are you going to  wear this winter?  Why  Leckie's, of Course  Poultry keepers have a habit of  disposing of all the hens and/pullets they can possibly spare whenever feed gets very much beyond  the normal price, but conditions  are such this year that we. believe  it will pay to keep all. females  that, have a semblance of good  laying qualities, irrespective of  the cost of feed. I do not mean  by this that extremely old hens  or worthless pullets should be retained. '  It is. a well known fact that  England depends largely upon  continental Europe and some of  her colonies for her egg supply,  and as the poultry business is  ruined in Belgium and large portions of France, Germany, Austria  and Russia, and the price of eggs  in Holland, Denmark, Norway  and Sweden is beyond the reach  Of ordinary people, her egg sup-  ply.will be cut very short, in fact  all continental Europe will suffer  in this respect, unless it is Bussia.  This is to be greatly deplored; as  large quantities of eggs will be  needed for hospitals and convalescent soldiers.  The following (extracts from  "Poultry," an important English  poultry journal, show the general  trend of thought in that country,  and also that the English are  making every effort to increase  the supply of eggs and poultry:  Resolution Passed by Poultry  Club Council held at Oxford  Court, E. C, August 14,1914:  "That this Council appeals to  all patriotic poultry keepers,  whether concerned in the production of table fowls or fancy birds,  to support their country by continuing their normal course of  business;, and; especially by retaining all useful stock birds with  a view to increasing the nation's  supply of fowls and eggs for food.  "That the fullest publicity be  given to this resolution.*'V  Resolution Passed by Sussex  Poultry Club, held at Lewis, Sussex County, England, August 14>  1914:V;.XX.' ���������.'.��������� ;.x'X  "That this club suggest to  poultry breeders that all piuHets  should be saved for egg; production and that selection be .made  later from such birds for the  breeding of all table chickens, the  'Sussex' being especially useful  for this purpose, it being a good  winter egg producer; and as it  appears that many of the shows  will be cancelled the stdck should  be used for increasing the number  of chickens next spring. With  regard to feeding stuffs, it is anticipated that the prices will not  materially increase, and whatever  it might be, the price of poultry  and eggs would more than compensate the breeder for the out-  J; And I am going to see that my wife buys them J  |: _for THE BOYS too.   They are the best to I  ��������� ���������'��������� ��������� IF, *  ******************.}******.lr*Z.***������1^  ***********4***+*4*4*+*****4*4***4***4*+*4*4*4*****2  I  \    1  . x Phone Seymour 8171  :: STOREY & CAMPBELL  ��������� ;'- 518-^20 BEATTY ST. VANCOUVER, B.C.  MANUFACTURERS OF  Light and Heavy Harness, Mexican  Saddles, Closed Uppers, Leggins, etc.  t  A large stock of Trunks and Valises always I  * on hand. *  4*  < >  4>  < > .  4*  < >  BUGGIES, WAGONS, Etc.  Leather ot all kinds.    Horse Clothing.  We are the largest manufacturers and  importers of Leather Goods in B. C.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.  %***********4*4*4*4**+*+*+*+***************������********  *4***********************4*4*****4***4*4************  I Why Does a Black Hen Lay a White Egg ? t  ��������� - .h  y Who  cares !���������Pratt's Poultry Regulator   will jj  produce the egg and that's more important to you.  '���������}  We carry a full line of POULTRY SUPPLIES if  at lowest prices.   Call and inspect our stock. *  Fm T. Vernon  The Mount Pleasant Feed Store.  Phone Fairmont 1S6  255 Breaiway East  4  ***********************+*+*+* ***********************  lay and trouble involved. It is  to be hoped that every poultry  breeder in the country will do his  best to keep up the supply and increase it if possible."  "Business as usual" is the  country's motto today, and it  makes one proud of that fact that  he is a Britisher to note the calm  and workmanlike spirit which  characterizes our people during  this period of stress. , In the  world of poultrydom particularly  we can go about our daily duties  with quiet confidence.  ' 'The threatened 'famine' prices  of foodstuffs have not materialised. Poultry foods are quoted at  an average increase of about $10  per ton. which means that when  fed on the best foods only, each  bird will cost lV_������c per month  more than ordinarily. I put it to  the thinking poultry that the increased price of poultry and eggs,  consequent upon the increased  demand for these commodities,  will easily bring his additional  returns on a level with his additional expenditure, if not indeed  considerably above it. I contend  that the suggestion to put fowls  on short rations, or to utilize inferior feeding material, are  idiotic in the extreme. The sane  man will continue to feed his  birds generously and well, with  the object of getting the highest  possible results from them, He  will incleed, if he be wise, > pay  special attention to his poultry  at this time, for we are now presented with the greatest opportunity that has ever been offered  to us. The decrease in foreign  poultry imports will bring the  home product prominently before  the purchasing public."  We have it from good authority that the poultrymen of Canada  are being urged in the same way  to do their utmost to meet the demands  that  will be  made upon  them by the mother country for  this   important: product.     Why  should not the poultry raisers of  the United States take advantage  of this crisis, and not only help  to make up the deficit in European   markets   and decrease the  high cbst of living at home, as  #ell; but add'materially to -their  own profits?   This can be done  by carefully observing the following:  1. Keep over this year for  layers all hens and pullets. that  will help to fill the egg basket  2. Market as soon as in condition, all worthless females and  undesirable males.  3. Plan to raise a good supply  of. chicks next spring from the  very best stock you have.  4. Because feed is high, do not  think for a moment that good re-  sults can be obtained from underfeeding.  5..\Feed your poultry well on  good wholesome food, but see that  there is no waste.  6. Our common grains are the  best feeds for poultry.  . 7. If mangels, beets, turnips,  etc., can be purchased at a reasonable price, they will not only  decrease the grain bill, but will  add materially to the health of  the fowls.���������Prof. J. C. Graham,  Macdonald Agricultural College.  \ IMPORTANT  *****************������**********************************������*************************** I *4*4**********������*������********4  CONSERVE -THE BREEDING  STOCK.  WREN KILLING POULTRY.  The United States Government  recommends the following rules  for killing fowls: Grasp the  chicken, when killing, by the  bony part of the skull. Do not  let the fingers touch the neck.  Make a small cut with a small,  sharp-pointed knife on the, right  side of the roof of the chicken's  mouth, just where the bones of  the skull end. Brain for dry  picking by thrusting the knife  through the groove which runs  along the,middle line of the roof  of the mouth until it touches the  skull midway between the eyes.  Use a knife /which is not more  than two inches long, one^-quarter  inch wide, with a thin, flat  handle, a sharp point, and a  straight cutting edge.  At least 30 per cent, of all the  poultry coming into the, New.  York market is incompletely bled.  Much of it is so badly bled that  it results in a loss of two to five  cents a pound, as compared with  the corresponding poultry which  is well bled and in good order.  Aside from the bad appearance,  incompletely bled chickens have  'very inferior keeping properties.  The flesh loses its firmness  sooner, its flavor is not so good,  the odor of stale flesh and finally  putrefaction comes sooner, and in  every way the product is more  perishable.  A very large proportion of the  unsightly poultry in our markets,  aside from the rubbing and tearing of the skins, is caused by an  incomplete removal of the blood  This is evidenced1 by : red dots  Which frequently occur where the  feathers have been removed, especially over thighs and wings,  or by the small veins which mar  the appearance of the neck. Generally it is the neck which shows  most plainly the presence of  blood in the f.owl, or that a wrong  method has been used in cutting  the blood vessels in an attempt  to empty them. The neck is the  first part to discolor, becoming  first red, then bluish red or  purple and finally green.  WOTXCH.  NOTICE is hereby given that an  application will be made to the Legislative Assembly *of the Province of British Columbia at its next Session, for an  Act to incorporate an Educational Institution, and being the Anglican Theological College of British Columbia, in  connection with the Church ot England  in Canada, and under the authority of  the Provincial and General Synods thereof, with power to aquire, hold, possess  and enjoy real and personal property  within or without the Province, and to  lease, mortgage, sell and transfer the  same;   also   with   power   to   borrow,   or  loan money, arid to give, or receive security therefor; also with power to1 arrange and teach classes in the Theological and allied subjects; to establish halls  in affiliation with said college, to af-  fllate' with the University of British  Columbia, and with other Halls already  established, and to confer degrees in  Divinity and generally to exercise and  enjoy, all such other rights, powers and  privileges ..as are usually possessed by  Theological Colleges.  Dated  this  28th day of November A.  D.   1914.  Cowan Bltchle k Grant.  Solicitors   for   Applicants.  *****.t^.**^dMH***********************^  t  Sovereign Radiators  Artistic in design.  Perfect in finish.  Made in Canada.  Taylor-Forbes Co.  LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  l.***.^*.^i^J^i^***r********^  *>***************************************************4  W. Calder  F. Chapman  Office Telephone: Sey.  59.33  5934  Merchants Cartage Co. 1  EXPRESS, TRUCK AND DRAY J  Orders by Mail or Telephone  Promptly Attended to. J  f     Feed and Sales Stables: 146   Water   Street ���������  * 716 Cambie Street      Phone Sey. 3073 VANCOUVER, B.C. 2  MOW!  limm'  tan\Mpacea  Everyone knows that trade condi  tions and commercial enterprise have  suffered a very serious and unexpected  upheaval during the past year. To  this situation the war has,' of course,  largely contributed; but other causes,  including the general financial depfes  sion throughout the country, have  been operative for some months past.  The agricultural industry has, natur  ally, been very widely affected by.  these changing conditions and by the  varying situation with respect to demand and supply. The rise in the  price of grain, together with the corresponding fillip to grain production; ,  represents, without doubt, the "most  outstanding feature of the direction  which has ,been given to agricultural  activity.  We  need, perhaps above all things '  else, Bane, level judgment in the eon- '  duct of our agricultural affairs during  the coming year.   It is to be. expected -  that grain production will be largely  increased.    The raw  products  of  the  soil are, and will be, in demand at re  munerative  prices.    What  then  is to  be said, what course is to be followed, >  with respect to the breeding of live  stock!  The high price of feed, on the one  band,' and relatively low. prices for  market stock, 'on the / other,' have resulted in very heavy marketing  throughout Canada, particularly in the  Western Provinces, of the stock suitable for breeding purposes. Perhaps  this was inevitable, but will these  conditions continue f Feed grain will,  without doubt, be high in price, but it  must never be overlooked that the  country can maintain very large numbers of live stock on the enormous  quantity of rough fodder which it can '  produce. To waste this, for the sake  of the grain which can be grown,  would, under the present circumstances,  be criminal neglect. It is clear, then,  that the country should conserve its  breeding stock. If grain is to be  grown for sale it is recommended that  plans should be carefully thought out -  as to the manner in which the greatest  quantity of rough fodder may become >  available for feeding purposes and aa -  to the means by which this otherwise  waste product, together with the  screenings and : unsalable grain, may  be utilized to the best possible ad  vantage. In other words, eliminate  waste.   Do it by feeding live stock.  The   present   low   prices   for   stock  cannot  last  long.    A  careful  review  of; the world situation makes it clear  that there will be  a shortage    next  year.     Europe   is   becoming   depleted  in  both breeding  and feeding  stock..  The United-!\ States, for ten months of  the current year, at its leading markets Xs   short   746,045   cattle,   208,000  sheep and 1,894,939 hogs.   Canada has,  as   before   stated,   heavily   liquidated  her   breeding   animals   and,  while   it  ,may possibly maintain its quota next  year of cattle and sheep, it is doubtful  if more than  75 per cent,  of the  number of hogs will find.their way to  market   in   1915,   as   compared   with'  the current year.    It is, therefore, a  time for live stock men to stay with  their trade.    The present tendency is,  of course, all the other way.   A safe  harvest is likely to be reaped by those  who   have   stock   for   sale   next   year.  Even bankers and business men are of.  this opinion. X  One word of advice is to be given.  Avoid marketing so far as 'it is at all  possible to do so during the period of  October 15th to December 15th. This  is a time of tbe year when everybody  else has stock for sale. It is a period  when packers know that they can fill  their cellars with cheap meat. These  are the months when the surplus of  the whqle^country finds its way to the  paekihg'centres. "It is invariably the  period of low prices, uncertain markets and disappointing returns to the  producers. "Breed, therefore, to have  your stock available for sale at some  other time of the year. Take care to  provide sufficient winter feed that  you may riot be forced to sell when  the cold weather comes. Above all,  conserve your breeding stock.  *fr*%>4%^*>*%*^4>^%*������]^^  l x  ������,___ G. Murray  :_  X  J- Dixon  House Phone: Bay.  ; House Phone: Bay. 1137L  Office Phone:  Seymour  8765-8766  DIXON & MURRAY  Office and Store Fixture ilanufacturers  Jobbing Carpenters  Painting, Paperhanging and Kalsomining  Shop: 1066 Dunsmuir St. Vancouver, B.C.  ?���������:���������������������������>  ,.:..>x..x..>x-:-*>'^m^-'^**^m������<~:~><~kk-^W':~mk^^--H'^  w-***<">****************^  f HEATING ^"VL���������*1���������*'  Our Business has been built up bv merit alone  LEEK & CO.  Heating Engineers.  1093 Homer St.  Sey. 661  >-x-v**^~h~:~x-:~w~^^^^  6  PER  CENT. MONEY      *  }f Loans may be obtained for any purpose on acceptable Real  :��������� Estate security; liberal privileges; correspondence  '? solicited.  I A. C. AGENCY COMPANY  ������ 758 Qaa, Electric Building Denver, Colorado   *  ���������:��������� v  ->***<^******<^'^>**<^*^^  *  *  *  f  .V  ? ...v,   I-  8  'THE WESTERN   CALL  Friday, January 8, 1915.  **% ��������� ���������. ^-ff'TC ffrWff  ^^ggsffig^jgs^  Vm.mwww\\, ���������^i:ii.\;ililr.: :t,',i ai.:1 yjvumim  *.  s  'JJ'..... '���������������������������:���������'-'  '���������  JJ,,:;,:'  i    'X ' -  1    '  '. --:���������  X,XX':  ��������� y ���������   f  j .-V.'. ��������� .: . ���������.;.'.������������������  "-' /  ���������������������������'X'  -r' ������������������'  y  .  Charles S, Douglas, Mayor of Vancouver in 1909,  fe the man we want. ;  VANCOUVER is not a village; it is> 3I������ OITY.  'A       Can we afford to have as ow Chief Magistrate-a man who is not a worthy  representative of the community?  We want a man of whom we can he proud, a man who 4oes honor to the  position. ;  ������j  We -want a-man -who wiUrepresenlxthe people of Va^  represents only a class of the people or a railway corporation.  Charles S. Douglas is the man we want.  He is the man of the hour.  Charles 8. Douglas makes no pledges, except that he will look after the interests of ALL the people. He makes no .promises to the laboring man and he  makes none to the capitalist.  He is a FREE man.  There are no strings tied to him.  Charles S. Douglas will reduce taxation.  He will cut civic expenditures from the day he takes his seat as Mayor.  The first cut will be in his own salary and in the salary of the Aldermen, not  the salaries of underpaid civic employes.  We want Charles S. Douglas for Mayor. He is the man for the office, because  he is a sane, clear-thinking business man.  There are three other candidates for the mayoralty. After examining their  records in public life, do YOU, Mr. Taxpayer, believe that they are entirely disinterested in running for Mayor?  A vote for Charles S. Douglas is a vote for a clean, business administration.  He is the RIGHT MAN in the RIGHT PLACE. v  Don't be fooled by idle promises. Vancouver must get down to business, and  C. S. Douglas is the man to point the way.  1    X    \  1  v ��������� x  *  ':ax  v


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