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 Xtf-l--.  ''frjj'XZi-g.  .:.^}?<;::\;A})~  ���������:.;^sgr*&-  iJIbiiiStfplrvii  ?^xxx  ���������XV-.;  m  w:^  VW^llI-ilitlSWif^^  Qerman Empire Anticipated a  ���������X-:  %/jF  _������.\_  IT CONSTRUCTION BEGIN  ON CM TERMINALS  We have received the following letter from  [is Worship, Mayor Baxter, anent the hasten-  lg of the construction of the Great    Northern  Terminals on False Creek in reply to our suggestion of last week that steps should now be taken  urge upon the Great Northern the advisability  }t commencing the work.'  In spite of the City solicitor's opinion and from  toe paragraph of his letter (a copy, of which wg  Wso publish) we still think that it would be ad-  ������ble for the Vancouver electorate to press this  le upon the candidates for office at this elec-  ion.  , The G. N. R. will certainly not move until pubic opinion is aroused, and there are good groundV  ������or a .very Strong agitation which'need not be  friendly.'  , ~  ���������*~ "        ,   - >   > -  It would certainly be of great public benefit,  this large work could be started this winter.  If "'>   -    *     December,8th 1M4.  r^AMmim^mmmsmm^t^^^^l  The New Great Federal W$fe"  ; For Which Contract Has Been Let  -See:-WJSgM  *WwmwVwW%m$F^  Ji "���������*������.  I TH������   MAYOR'S  IWtor ,wtot*iTbibV-  "is, * Se&r  "*4    _  I     J-,  IVm enabling iiwwi������i copy of letter froin  jir;<^ Solicitor, and | tbttik yoii w8i agree witb  Rafter reading same, thir$*���������& i������ a consicte*-'  >ie time to lapse before the City can take any  ic ac^on against tbe aforesaid Railway Com-  .  J wrote them some weeks ago urging ac-  jon however.  Yours truly,  T.|. fa*tar  Mayor ot tbe Oity of Vancouver.  &?3������t*1_ ;������^K^<^ ^iwtfcftto  llllSlili  P^QtH^S SORP PISTES  Kty^#v%:ti^cj������ffc^  y.;rA������fl;*i������li������*W^iilK.--.*kW(":^������*4?4^^;'r^  /  TUB C������TV *OMCm>R'������ JjsTTPR .  (is Worship, Mayor Baxter; Cjty Ball* City*  tear Sir:���������  Jtt V. T. * V. ft. |rw, Company 4fromt������t.  I bave received letter of your Secretary of the  [tb instant asking information herein* Jn reply,  beg to say tbat under tbe .agreement between  ie City am} V. V. * J3. fr * Nv Co., tb* .Railway,  impauywas.ft������tart filling in within 90 days jf-  - ii obtains* fee eouvmn* from tnt Oity and  ������ obtained approval of tbe'plans and works tar-  to Railway poard. Tha JoWreyance was, T be-"  ivt, finally obtiained fromilbe City in' January  The Railway Cfompany was to proceed with the  fling in until a sufficient amount was dona to  .able it to establish its freight and'passenger  intoinals which were to be adequate to the busi-  to be transacted by it in Vancouver.  The Union Passenger station was to be eon-  ^rusted at or near the intersection of Park Lane  id Prior Street'  I The total eipenditures of the Railway Compa-  Y on the Noyth side of raise Creek for lands, re*  Mutation and terminals constructed, was to be  ;>t less that $2,500,000.        . "  The freight and passenger terminals were to  completed within th# ptriod of flrt ytan af tar  i commenoament of tb* works. >  The above constitutes the chief-provisions, in  ^speet to the terminals, in the agreement made  ^tween the City and the V. V. and B. R. and N.  jmpany, but they were slightly modified by the  jjreement made between the Province and the  V. and E. R. and N. Company (which was  fade part of and given the force and effect of a  tatute.)  The False Creek Confirmatory Act was passed  March 1st, 1911.  Under the agreement between the Province  id the V. V. and B. R. and N. Co., the Railway  ompany were to develop, construct and erect on  _e North side of False Creek,TJnion passenger  arndnals Snd Station at a cost of no less than  500.000 within five yean from_March 1st, 1911,  jie Station to be located as provided by the city  eement and the terminals to be designed and  instructed so as to be suitable for the V. V. and  and other Railway Companies entering over its  aes.  (Continued on Page 4)  Mri'lf. W Stevens received tbe following letter from Prelate* Sir Richard llcfcride and also,  a tejegrrtm setting forth tbe urgency of Belgium's  need.    ��������� * -  . *. bas, with aH tbe rest of the wo������d ^eif  tbe effect of tins World-War but upon Belgium  and itsf people baa fallen s*cb ntter ruin that ia'  bfrdly, conceivable by my of ua here. .And to  rowed, deflated���������harried,ralarving Belgium we  ol$p Bntisb Umpire owe a d<#p dabt-  .- Tbe response ought to be immediate to be of  yafttt. x  i>ear.Sir^-  . q!be Ronhle. G. U. Hurray, Premier of Nov*  Steotia, baa telegraphed me, asking my support in  Obtaining tha co-operation of tbe Press of tbis ,  Province, as follows: ( '  ' r '.'Herbert, Hoover, Chairman American Relief  Commission, states tha hope of help is giadnally  being narrowed to reliance upon the generosity  of those who live in the North American continent  to supply the actual necessities of the seven million people remaining in Belgium. Reliable authorities estimate that eighty thousand tons of  foodstuffs a month will be required throughout  the winter. Thus far Canada baa sent about six  thousand tons in two ships. ~ I have asked tha  Admiralty for another collier that we may send  at least expense further goods to alleviate thir  . great distress. The Belgian relief committee at  Halifax will continue to forward supplies shipped  tbroq^thii+port, I feel that Canadians generally desire to share more largely in tbis work and  am respectfully awtog premiers of otber provinces to make these efforts nation wide: A number  of Canadian newspapers bave offered hearty aoi  operation collecting 'funds if responsible committees take charge necessary disbursement. 1  am satisfied that all Canadians, will regard ai  privHejra any assistance given to Belgians. Would  you kindly undertake tbe reaponsibility of apr  pealing to the people of yonr Province and obtain  the assistance of yOnr press towards tbis end;  appointing central committees if; not already in  existence. I think tbat through united Canadian  action we can do spletfdid work along line* to  great advantage of tbe Umpire and the same  time something that will help those who. aa you  know, have made an enormous and pathetic sac-  ���������r rifice that can hardly be estimated. I believe all:  Canadians are ready to render some sacrifice for  the Belgians, who, according to reliable reports,  are homeless and starving."  A subsequent telegram was received from the  Honble. Mr. Murray, advising ma that the Steamer  Trenegloss would be available at Halifax about  December 20th for free transportation of supplies  for Belgium.  Your co-operation in this matter, as requested  by* the.Honble. the Premier of Nova Scotia, will'  be greatly appreciated.  and aboveral! the continuedCampaign'against  Cracow indicate a composure on tbe part of the  ftnssian staff that doea^St tally widths stories  '���������z?.m  'r'X ''XX (>"���������"'* X  Yours fsithfully  kehard McBride.  CIVIC POLITICS  .    Servia seems to have turned on the Austrian  invade^and, inflicted a severe defeat at Yaljevo,  fe Flanders tbe Allies are making constant:  advances and are now in force about 12 miles  ""* "Aaj^>^^ri|i*ra^^  Gej^������w^a������a^ow?evai^sJ^ ;?^  m:]  ������m  ;djj^y^?^^laner|jv^  be evitablo "Pow far .tbia rtreat will vb_������ > dtr  /-ij/l  '}.������������������'���������-'���������'-.���������  pends very much on the campaign of  General H ,,..  Joffre around Metx and in .Alsace.  General Joffre is even more silent that LoW Kitchener but  what little news does leek through, is roost en-^  closing in around MeU on the south and in/>������cb  *u--w" as to hartt.s if iiot entirely ��������� command; the  -rr&i  X^'^5  - The strange feature of this year's civic politics is the tardiness of clean, clearcut declarations  of candidates of their intention to run.  Whilst all kinds of rumored intentions are  heard there is, so far but one announced candidate  for Mayor of Vancouver���������namely the present incumbent���������Mayor Baxter.  L D. Taylor, Joseph Martin and two dark  horses are also spoken, of.  For Aldermen the candidates so far announced to the "Western Call" as definitely in the  field are:  '4fth-Ward���������Thos. Evans and Joseph Hoskin.  5th Ward���������A. P. Black and C. B. Mahon. ���������  8th Ward-^Jemes White and Porteous Jack.  8th Ward.���������Frank Trimble.  For school Trustees. Major F. C. McTavish  M. D. and J. J. Dougan.  In South Vancouver the situation   is   very  much the same. Reeve Kerr haa definitely announced his candidature for another term. of  office. The others spoken of.are' D. Burgess  school Trustee Campbell and Alderman Stevens.  Mr. Gold announces that if properly approached  by the ratepayers he Will condescend to consider  the matter of allowing his name to be put on the  ballot for Reeve.  There is every evidence of a lively election  time but entries will be made "on the post,''  this. year.  Later.���������It is now officially announced that the  German Cruiser N.rnberg has been overtaken  and sunk.  A wireless message received at Montevideo  claims that the Dresden has taken refuge in Porto  Santa Cruz, in badly damaged condition and will  be interned for rest of the war.    -  vcommunications of the German '*��������� wedge" whose  point reaches St. Michiel. A real blow here would  tend to crumple up the whole German line and  ^ause a hurried retreat on their next line of 4*-  ^fenso: v Slow, but constant progress js niso being  made in the region of the Aisne and   Argonne,  whilst the positions of the French troops in tipper  Alsa^ce has been greatly strengthened. X;  V lOn sea, the sinking of the "Good Hope" and  "Monmouth" off the coast of Chili, has been more  than evened up by the niaval battle off flie Falk-,  land Islands when Vice Admiral Sir Frederick'  Sturdee engaged the German squadron rtnder Admiral Count von Spee, sank   the   Scharnhoret.  Gneisenau and Leipzig, captured two colliers and  is now pursuing the Dresden and Nurnberg, both  V reported badly crippled. - j. A few Linen were saved  from Gneisenau and: Leipzig.^Bvidently Count  von Spee went down fighting as did Admiral Crad  dock. '-. V.V -">   X.;.;X,XX ���������--'���������.'  This engagement, provided the Dresden and  Nurnberg are.roundedj.up,; clears the Pacific  Ocean entirely of'German War craft. In the0 At,  lantic Ocean the "Karlsruhe" is still unaccounted for and possibly the'' Von der Thann'' jfmd her  consorts, an unknown quantity, that are said to  have escaped from the North Sea blockade some  time ago. V |  .Our British-Indian forces have won a notable  victory over the Turks in Bozra. Suchi Bey, the  ^Governor surrendered unconditionally with all  his force at Kurna thus giving our forces complete  control of the country from the Junction of the  Tigris and Euphrates to the head of the Persian  Gulf including tie richest part of this most fertile  deitax'; ~-:///g/'v/'~'-'JJ:';jJ 'j'/'/j*/: '  V With Russiit'oparating in the supposed site of'  the Garden of Bden and Britain in control of the  outlet of the gr^Jfesojwtamian Plain, the early  cradle of tha hnUtt nee seems now fairly on its  way to pass ^ader^the control of the Allies.  Surely the T^rk-ah'Empire is passing.  >��������� ,-'.^o\-'v-i*|  :tBJM^n  '^xiiVX-;X  i'H"'".:-"i-''  ���������i-.---,'.;?.���������:���������'.:.'  5,,if! - ���������'���������  <X:J>  yj- -iii <��>
Friday, December 11, 1914
For the Little Folks
Shoo-fly Rockers, $1.00, $1.50
Games, all prices
Dolls' Beds, $1.00 to $6.00
Teddy Bears, 50c land up
Dolls are scarce.   We nave
a few nice ones.
Trains with Tracks, 25c up
Musical and Mechanical Toys
Mouth Organs, 25c up
Gifts for Ladies.
Down Comforters
Carpet Sweepers
Fancy Aprons
Kid Gloves
Boxed Stationery
Toilet or Manicure Sets
Handkerchiefs and
Hosts of other things
Gifts for Men
- Shoes
Military Brushes
,   Smoking Coat
Bath Robe    ,
Smoking Sets, etc.
Shoj) Here"-It's easy
Shop early
Bejtfl 6W Owi Aluals, $.75 w.
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The new Immigration building, which completed, will coat well on to $300,000,
is now under construction by the well known Vancouver firm of contractors Messrs
Snider Bros, and Brethour.   All the partners of this Company are Native Sons and i
have already erected in Victoria and Vancouver, probably the largest number of
buildings of any contracting firm in the country.
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if wHivatetf.
Dow, FraserTmst Co-
(On* of the Registered Companies)
122 Hastings St, W.
Our $6.50
lump Eoal
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.
kirkT CO.
���21 MAIN ST. PHONE .Say. 1441
26 years is Victeria.
, , Variety of feed is what fills
the winter egg basket. Com three
times a day as a rule* builds -up
fatty tissue, makes hens lazy and
reduces profit.
"Animal food, ground foodVand
a 'generou8\8upply .of green stuff
produce the best results for fay-f
*ng<fowla,*'aays J. GK Ea![pin,head
o'jrth'e poultry depwtwenfnf the
University of Wisconsin.
The.exercise so needful for
poultry can be provided'in winter
by 'working the grain ration well
into the litter of fresh atraw-that
should Be provided as a earpet on
the feeding floors'. A good variety
of grain should be provided; some
corn,, wheat, oat8, and barley
mixed together, or alternately,
make a .satisfactory ration.
'-A grain ration for winter use
that haa.given gdod resluts at the
experiment station farm consists
of two part corn, two parts wheat,
one part oats and one part barley.
It is recommended <- that the
ground feed be placed in a Bmall
mash Vox or trough where the hen
can have ready access to it. The
following mixture of ground feed
is considered to be quite satisfactory :One ' hundred pounds bran,
100 pounds middlings, 100 pounds
ground corn, 50 pounds malt
sprouts, 50 pounds meat scraps
and sufficient salt. During the
fall and winter about 25 pounds
of oil meal should be added to this
mixture. Where these feeds cannot be had, others of a like na
ture may'be substituted, the main
idea in all instances being to get
a wide variety.
Buttermilk and odda and ends
from the kitchen, and such green
food as cabbage, alfalfa, silage
and turnips are great'aids to egg
production. Not only more eggs
but eggs rich in protein and high
in vitality with firm shells are
likely to result where proper
thought is given to feeding systems.
One of th6 most productive caus
es of intestinal irritation among
chicks and hens, is that they are
usually compelled to eat their food
mixed with droppings- and other
filth, because the food is thrown
to them in places that are insani
tary. Fowls of allotypes ought to
have a clean place in which and
on which to roost, a clean place
in which ;to lay, uncontaminated
air to breathe, and a clean place
or litter wherein to do their scrat
ching.    ��������� '
' No poultry-farm is complete in
its equipment' without a bone%ill.
and a bone-mill-that ia not kept
constantly, at work' 'dunnjr, the
winter mont)i8 in an idler aoout
the plac* that is not being compelled: to dq full duty along tbe
lifts of helping to produce ruiore
f resh-laici eggs.  X' x- x^
"f^t       ���*+}**'**���
' Uow to teed thecut gi*en'bone
to .tb��- ^atl..a4vantag�� aiay- wqll
be considered." 'We ^ prefer, to-
thoroughly mix it with dry bran
and to place it in covered troughs,
so that thepoultrycart help them-
aelvea "and be debarred from
scratching the product upon the
floor and wasting it/ ~ When fed
in this way, each one of the hens
is more likely to get their individual portion than they will if the
cut green bone is thrown to them.
Under thia condition the strongest and most active' get thVgreat-
est portion of the supply, and the
weaker and letoa active are usually deprived of that kind of food
which they most'need to build up
their constitution and. assist them
in a profitable egg production.
In winter laying, and also in
moulting, hens should be fed liber
ally with foodstuffs containing a
high percentage of protein and
carbohydates. c Dried blood is
richest in protein, for it contains
86 per cent; green cut b>ne (one
of .the very best of egg producers) 20 per cent. 'Rice contains
76 per cent of carbohydrates,
wheat comes next with 67 per cent
corn 66 per cent, barley 65 per cent
and oats 57 per cent of carbohydrates.
How much of cufx green { bone
should a hen get a dayt' One
quarter of an ounce per day) per
hen, is quite sufficient. If, given
more bowel troubles are likely to
occur. The best and surest remedy for egg eating is the hatchet.
But the next is to take an egg
make a small hole and take out
some of its contents, and put some
tincture of aloes in the egg, and
churn it with a piece of wood,
glue up the hole and let the hens
peck atit,< they will all but like it.
Have the hens lay in a dark
place, and have the nests-deep,
and the straw or hay close {to the
sides of the box.! Also dry any
egg;;,sheila you may have, ibreak
them up small, and let them have
all you can get. Hens often eat
eggs because the cannot -get the
necessary material for the shells
���Hans Voglsang.
As the cold increases so does the
importance of keeping the hens
supplied with a' deep, clean litterr
The" bnlyJ way to" keep thev hens in
the best helth, and consequently
in the "best laying condition, during the extremely cold days ia by
keeping them busily exercising. I
Kke-best ���frwar^'maah -for-their
breakfast^ as it ja quickly assimilated." But I do toot give . them
enough at thia time to satisfy their
appetites, as then there would be
no incentive to work.. Then I stir a
few pints of small grains into a-
bout a foot of chaff or straw.
' The litter will need frequent renewing during the winter. If allowed to remain too long it gets
damp and will freeze solid, so that
work in it is impossible. But if it
has not been attended to, and. I do
not wish to expose the hens by
removing it on the coldeet days, I
do not fail to add plenty of fresh
material on top of the other, as
then is when it is needed most and
Will do mo8t' good. "
The question of warmth at
night is easily managed, so that
no chilled combs wiU be found.
No matter if the house v> comparatively warm at most times, when
the extremely cold nights come
there should be a curtain let down
in front of the roosts. Jt may be
inexpensive. An arrangement of
bran sacks that will fall in front
of the fowls at night and hitch
back by day will well repay one
for the trouble.
If the hens spend the nights in
comfort and the days in vigorous
exercise, with fresh air, they will
lay and tha eggs will be hatchahle.
Of course, plenty of green stuff,
meat, grit and clean water are
important.���M. G. Feint.
Eggs have been sold by weight
in Ireland for many years, ever
since the Danish method was introduced, and where once adopted
has never been put aside.
S. Mary tbe Virgin, South Hill
(Cor. Prince Albert St. and 52nd Are)
8:00 a.m.���Holy Eucharist.
11:00 a.m.���Matins and Sermon.
(Late Celebration on 1st and 3rd.'
Sundays),   v
3:00p.m.T-Children?s Service (Third
4:00 p.m.-~Holy Baptism (except
third Sunday); and Churchings.
7:30 "p.m.���Evensong and Sermon.
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���   Reduce Your Fuel Bill < ���
This is the cheapest COAL in Vancouver, ;;
;; value considered..
We want Your Business; and you will want f
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.
ii McNeill, Welch & Wilson, Ltd.
i!   PHONE:       - Sey. 5408-5409
is essential to safe investment.
Our Debentures guarantee a
a return of 5#���are negotiable
DEBENTURES -are secured by $7,480,339
4% on Savings Deposits. Subject to cheque
withdrawal. Interest compounded quarter-
The Great West Permanent Loan Company
Vancouver Branch: Rogers Bldg., Ground Floor.
R. J. POTTS, Manager.
c4 SPECtAt Mtm
t.    m oipfer to make a quick turnover.    ,
and Boys' Clothing
���nd Underwear.    Special Mnef it all
departments at even greater reductions
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Tbe Bank ot Vancouver
being the only Canadian Chartered Bank with Head |
Office in British Columbia.
Accounts may be opened at any branch of the Bank
with deposits, of One Dollar and upwards. Interest
paid at the current rate.
A General Banking Business Transacted ������X;  Friday,. December 11, .1914.  m  For Sale and  For Rent  Cards ;>  lOceach 3 f oil25c  WESTEBN CALL BFFICE, 203 llljpwiy  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICE  ' Baton empfeyings Private Defective, if jrra d������n't  know your man. ask yonr  taga] adviser.  JOHNSTON, the Sscrtt  Service Intelligence Begun* io3*4  319 Peader St., W.  _ Vsecoever. B. C.  Try Our Printing  Quality; .Second  to Nane  m  \J ***^r*******^  |i!.   A. E. Harron  J. A. Harron  G. M. Williamson  .  HARRON BROS.  FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS  1 - ���������  _       '  VANCOUVER NORTH VANCOUVER  II   Office .ft Ohspel���������1084 Granville St   , Office * Chapel-ltt Sittfa S*. W.   .:  Phone Seymour 8486 ,   . 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BOWMAN  ARCHITECT  910-11 Yorkshire Building I  Seymour Street Vancouver, B.C. ::  ***.,;i**nu|,������������i(im������)11.i' ���������>������i>nnni>������������������������������������������������>*********  I  GAS FIRES  $1.00 DOWN AND $1.00 PER MONTH  < ���������  Gee Href de ere  , (iadian troops to get right into the  j; I firing line to have the facts of the  .-._ _._.- *,     ���������>_.   ^        v. *.      *. *  ������' situation brought home to these,  ������*_***��������� torn*k������atii������. wWeh ������������n Im seesiod s. who undoubtedly have a duty laid  retTtbi  with any open grate fire, and frith the following advantages*  CL������ANUNg8S-N6 doit, dirt er trouble In Uying er Maintaining the  ," fire, removing ashes ���������**���������  C������NVeNtGNCB-A twist ef the mist, aad a aerate* of a ������a.*h, starts J I  ��������� the fire in operation.   It way br turned off is simply when ths do-, <;  ,'   sired temperature is Tsiched.   '  C0)IIPOtT~Th������ fireisperfeetJy regulsted, thus avoiding the e������twnss ���������;;  V-   incident wit* the ohfftMWotid grate. .    ',  lECONOMV-The Are iamdyferinatwt in, night erdsy.  It jdres ;;  -   boat as, soon jMj_fhte<L snd tN.tfct fittl consumption ���������tap* as soon ;,  aa it ia ttmsd off.   ���������'*������ " <.  ���������    ' -       X    i " wi  ��������� in     ���������   ��������� i"h",   -'nil'      ' ' 1   'i ii    ;;  to tttts Off flrts Ml ffttt tfffriff fWtriftf fra tyifpatwtf tt:  Vancouver Pot Co,     Manitoba Hardware Ct. :  ' CtrrtH * tlsstftct Its. if 14 Ctfjsstttfal pr)vt  f I3f qrasrWs* ft., Kttr Devlt  CANADIAN RED , v  CROSS SOCIETY  ��������� The concert that has been*'ar-i  j ���������'������������������'��������� ������������������ -��������� x;;V-  ranged to augment the funds for  providing material to be made up  by the workers of Ward V. into  garments for the men at the front,  will be held on Thursday/ 17th  December, at eight o'clock.  The Auditorium, most kindly  lent for the occasion by the Mount  Pleasant Presbyterian Church;  should-be filled, if the cause and  consideration.' X;X|  There is already a call fortick-  ets, at twenty*fiye cents, which  may be obtained from the depot,  corner 10th Avenue and Caroline  Street, and at various other points  or those who so prefer can' buy Vat  the door; -        X;X  "When reports' from the frpiit  tell of fifteen hundred men taken  from the firing line because of  ptosk bites and that all of these  men may lose either one or both  feet, it is '.surely & matter jpf the  very last importance that .every  effort be made to provide them  with warm clothing,- and  quickly. ' XX; y  The fact that it fw.y$$i\f&g.  Christmas and many people feel  that home duties, are calling them,  will alter the position of the men  for the better, and on the part of  those who can only stay at home  and assist in the defence of their  country from that point, there is  a crying need for the redoubling  of effort, certainly not the relaxing.  While splendid work *s already  being done, there are many people  who even now appear almost callous to the needs of the moment,  and it should not require the Can-  Iti-  ;���������;.���������;: f;|:,-  no^aff^^1;he ......... w  of Printing turned out by  our plant.w Our high stan-.  darcl is still maintained, in  spite of the fact that prices  o'f raw. materials have* risen  jcbnsideikbly.x   ^v^d^iv<^^a::p||he'  shortest possible timc^ consistent with the best of workmanship and .accuracy. /  W/1 i&tii: f^t^^^.W/'/j  Phone Fairmont iU#  :..;,..;:.W;J..  /���������_!:���������;.  jJv/fa:;imi*MntUM  many people finding themX  on aceount of the financial  stringency,. appropriate  mibstitutet far the regular  ChrittnuLi gift*.  We have gome excellent eejnples.  Terminal City Press  Medium 4 song  9419 m*\m ffrtet  qordon ^rown 4 Ct. i;  stsi OrsevMIs itrest        *  ������Hlf"M"������<"l"<l������,M"HlM"<"M,lHlM"t">-> ������������������*������������������t������*e������fte������������������ ���������������������������������������������������  |;t������������f"?"l'������tt������������'M">t������1't������������t'>'������f������ ������t������������������fft���������������������������������������������������������$*t������������tt������*������j;  POMINION WOOP YARD CO.  C#r. Frtut ������ni tuttrit $t*>     rliote fulrmnt t9$4 \\  All JCmds of Mill Wood   I1  Stored Under Cover  T4������i * 'H"l' 'I-v ���������t"t"l'.������'Hi II1111'������<W 'I > > ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������e������***������f������������������  uponi them here  * The^War-Pund, excellent as Ita  purpoles are, does ^n'ot touch this  work, and the Bed Cross Society  therefore Has to rely for' funds  upon" oth^r sources.  "The Western Call" has consented , to receive, acknowledge,  and hand over to the work any  donations sent in. <    ,  The Ward Chairman, Mr. A. p.  Black, haa received a number of  congratulations from Bed Cross  Workers upon bis elevation to the  Eositibn of-Haster of the Orange  odge.  FREE  mmum  BJSOWA  ���������a���������  lojl:  ^ WPERlAl ouAimr  THE IMPERIAL OIL  COMPANY* LIMITED.  a Canadian corpbraboh with  ovit three thousand employees, is manufacturing and  distributing refined oils, gasolines and lubricating oils in  Canada for Canadian trade.  With its two large refineries  ���������at Sarnia, Ont, and Vancouver, B.C���������and its five  hundred .and twenty-nine  branches throughout the Dominion, it offers to the Canadian public the facilities for  securing the best grades of  Canadian-Made petroleum  products at the lowest prices.  MADE IN CANADA  The fact that the' city of Regina  has a margin of borrowing power  at the present time of $7,000,000  and that the bonded indebtedness  of the city is but t6,000.000 was  revealed in the annual financial  statement  just  issued.     Of the  total of $6,000,000 of bonded indebtedness   some   $4,000,000   is  charged against revenue producing utilities.   This leaves a gross  indebtedness of $2,000,000, and to  offset this, the city owns realizable property to the    value    of  $11,500,000. The statement shows  a. surplus of over   $9,000,000   of  assets over liabilities.   One of the  largest assets which the city has  is   the model industrial   district  which is served by spur tracks  from three transcontinental lines,  paved, electric lighted and given  an  adequate   street  car  service.  This property is sold to bona-fide  industrial concerns at low prices  and"onV easy" ie'rms, invo;:der'tKat  all industrial    concerns   may be  Igept in one district, and the city  proper removed������fr0m the smoke  nuisance and other disadvantages  which result when industries are  scattered. The city of Begina has  taken steps to modify the arsess-  ment to meet presehx conditions.  It is proposed tjhat the civic officials secure independent opinions  from the ratepayers the mselves as  to the value of   property,    and  strike v an   equitable   assessment  based on their various opinions.  In this way it is expected that the'  assesment will   be   one   against  which no complaint can be made,  even though the existing depression continues.    This will not prejudice the city's borrowing power,  as there is such a wide d-fference  between the bonded indebtedness  and the borrowing power.   It is  probable    that    other    Canadian  cities will follow the example set  by Regina and allow the ratepayers to e repress their views in the  striking of the .assessments while  present conditions continue.  GUARANTEED  American Silk'  ;    HOSIERYN  r WiWiatYov tf Know  ,     Ismc Host  They stood tb* teat when all  etberafailea. ThertiTe*e*1i������ot  S?''i;  m  A. _.___.  m  ;^iVV^;Th^;;b^;l^dp)^  fall, most productive soil, Best shipping facilities,"-.3 crop.*.-:.sX  year. $300 per month fr6m 10 acres, .$6000 per year from 40  :Ia.i^&;|-Ci^a;p^  you can live a happy life and your children in safety.  Home  and prosperity awaite you-S"ee Troih laili sharks7etc'." :Each  ���������:m0mber:get^;hM:li^ta^^  ���������    You are free from bliaard/^ .1^^ wei^  wet winters.   Late spring frost, and early fall frosts, bad or  off seasons^ crop failures, smaU pM  ui&v-  :Xsil  Co-operative Homestead Cokmy  '^e^^enmgai;;:?^^;^  ">:<!$*��������� ".ico:.  ^Xy!.*V31l������h^:i������ya: ^ljtMyinvpa^gJ&Jij^  V^*^^T^V^:''l'V";'������������������vl';^���������������������������:jv-l:^'^V/:';^^'X>:;'V.'!:': v.'fi-:', .'���������'���������������������������"> V^^Vv^ViXX^'^-JVV'V^V^XV^KXVXV:  yjymnuti&JJfan^  ':'/Btmwhnrl*������'^HA'\*int''V^:..-y'\'-^  [������������������!'y-yfv&'*k:?r?::->>i^^^  X,   C..T.:Bm^  this ������7Amtns winter *a<\ tifo acres In celery, whfeb la one of He rooet  profitable crops yflus*w������*alsaiift%^f:.v".*������;;>^ Sy;v. *iX^%������X;V'V;.; ft'0i$-M;$M  watermelons and' strawberries in April in time to raise good corn and  swMt potatoes, and tbe com will come off in time to plant your fall crop,  every acre of this'land is worth ln gold $100 to aqy one able to work.*5  mmm  ��������� i m ii  ���������������+'+-++m������*���������mm++mm+m������m���������+^**.[  Goal-Fire Wootf  comfort., Thc^havsnesesmste  Ip. llieyneVeTfeeeonM'  >eWw||^������Mpetofci  rgBD ferHnenese, for style, for  Ji HANBURY A CO., LTD.  _b_i_mi_ dWd^t _a_i_^_^_Ma _^_k_f AW^^^A^mtmi^^ ju  *9*A^kTm f*r99> *m*W*^^^mf ^9mt^ 9^^9W*19WL *Wpp^ t  |#iiiiiiM> i im * _ i in ������iiiii������i mm i ������'��������� nl iiV'iii i mi" I'n'iiiQV -^ ^A^/pA  -X     Wf  l>  '"r * ,    *  i v ��������� s jX^-4 '������  -^ s' _y  \j'-t4l     ! J   J  Xlv%- ^   '  Wi^wiw tf;m������tsrlsi sm work:  ���������ioabip, absolately stalnlfM.' an4  ^ wesf ai* months witbwt Met  or replaced by new pairs free.  wi nee opreg   ^  Te trtry ens tending ta 80e tt  ww f MMfaf **argtt, we will  aap4, wbjeet w 4tty, sbtolutely  free;  .  Tares pairs ef sir fawwa  H08E wit* written gierenWt,  any color, er  Three pairs et wr ladies'  Rose ia Black, tw er White  osiers, with wrrttet gttvtntss.   t  POH'T Pf UT-^Ofsr exsirea  wh������t t>s|sr it yttr Jeesli^r it  stlssWi. Give stlsr snd sist  #esifed������  TN Iflfsrttlltttl fftttay C*.  tl littnsr Itrtst  ���������tyttt, ������1Ht, V. *. A.  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Renew at once. - If paid  up, phone or write eomplaint today.  i  vr  ERADICATE KAfSERISM  ROOT AND BRANCH  The Literary Digest ia spending fabulous mms  of money advertising ita> neutrality in^our^Jana^  dian Newspapers. Whether Funk k Wagnalls, th?  publishers of the,Digest, tre neutral at regards  the great physical struggle now going on in  Europe throughout the world'or no, we have nd  means and af stating definitely���������but y*}e do toiow  absolutely that the Literary Digest,hat been,for  years the most successful advocate and partisan  of the German philosophy and theology that' has  been the main factor in making possible the whole*  tale seduction of the'Qerman people tnd that hat ���������  to fearfully corrupted ihe thinking tnd teaching  of <rair educationalists andpreachera in, the English apetlcing world.   "' , ���������' /   "   v i  Wo settlement of the German difficulty will be���������  c������npleterr-*tt:doea iwt" t������k������ J^ iHJCount the  moral deelenthm of the; Germtn, people. and the,  etuae of .wine.' ^o/WJn a >yjc$ojyJ however je6m-r  plete, over the Annies of the Kaiser and to leave  untouched and in possession et their teaching  "TT>tt#t>tt     *^*f^tf^     ^ttTTavTr^     W*/t>w    _^^**^^jff'W-^1*r Wj������T*lg *J(fc^34TvlVT)^TW**J������*"S/ ^  ^ucttioualitts and preachers would bo very fool-  - ish for it ia very sure that every incarnate feature  of human history bet t spiritual antecedent. Tbe  overcoming of German iniliteriaro without the  dethroning of German philosophical tnd espec1  itlly theological teaching would ho the suprem-  ett foUy of which BHtefr b*s ever been guilts  We cannot put thia toostrong or repeat \% too  often. The- teaching of tha British Church h**  been���������through good report end 9hA*t **������ ������^*  leniums, the Light of tlie World., tlw'Roman  error that for a time clouded the nation's teeti;  mony to the #<jrld wap^^hnt not a pjrtcb Qf  the hopeless atheism or idolatry of thia German  movement, the outcome of which it now being  openly demonstrated to the world.  ���������ne^T^T*Me^Tvy*1 w ^Pr'IW jw^W^ew*  (Philadelphia "Puplie Ledger. V) .  England'a resources in money seem, to be in-  .exhaustible. She hat already loaned 121.5,000,000  to her allies and friends for War purposes; $50,-  000 to Belgium, $4,000,000 to Servia^$8,000,000 to  Greece, besides large cash advances-to Canada,  South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. These  4oans are without interest so long at'hostilities  continue.  When the European nations took up anna  tgainst Napoleon, England pursued'the same  poljicy. She financed country after country until the menace of a one-nation tyranny was banished. There is no doubt that Great Britain is  in a healthy financial condition and better able  .to atand the drain and strain of a long war than  .any other power. And her financiers prophesy  that when peace comes she will be in even better  condition than when the struggle began.  A LETTER FROM  CONSTANTINOPLE  A number of ugly things seems to indicate that  we are drifting toward war. The mobilization is  not coming to an end, as was promised. Preparations for some looked-for event are continuing  with increasing rapidity. The soldiers who have  been brought in from the 'interior are being  equipped. The government has been seizing  from the stores in the city clothing, blankets,  cloth, a?d other necessary goods. Troops from  the provinces in. the south have been hurried up  this way.' Hospital' corps have be&i organised  and trained. The hills from Constantinople on  both sides of the Bosphorus are gradually, becoming populated with 'soldiers,' so that the outlook shows a continually increasing city of tents.  The hills back of the .Bosphorus, from Bebek  down to San Stephano, are not^only^beii-g populated in this way, but are, being fortified also.  A medical friend writes from .Konia. that his  hospital has been requisitioned by ths Govern-,  ment in view of expected war. We understand  that extensive fortifications are being mt de from  Erzroom, and that Russian? troops. are - being  moved to the Persian frontier, and that Western  Persia is now practically in Russian'h nda. A  large number of German engineers and / vorkmen  some say numbering more than three thousand,  have lately come to the city, atid seem tc foe taking charge of practically every departm? t o������<ihe  government's military, police, and naval activities  The Turkish fleet, such as it is, re-enforced by the  "Goeben" and "Breelan," together With a number of large passenger steamers, ia apparently being fitted up for tome expeditionary force.. Jt is  said that these Turkish vessels are tU officered by  -Germans, who are in some instances still in the  uniform lof; the German navy. -  ' Jt is now said that Roumania; and Bulgaria  have both decided to throw in their lot with the  Entente, and that there has been' e. renewal, in  some form, of the Balkan Alliance, upder.the  leadership of the Entente Powers, who have premised "to these countries future territorial acquisitions to satisfy their ambitions. This Balkan  Alliance, if successful,-will .he an effectual block  to the attempt to make an open road from -Q/w-,  many to the grain fields of Asia Minor,,^ia .Roumania and Bulgaria. v> ��������� >,;L''i������y���������:  The Turkish pepertthismorning sp^kopfen-  ly of the relation of, Turkey to the pres-nt situt-  tion at "the, general war, in whieh we have^al-  ready become involved*'V* * leaoaed >������-sterday  from native Jfrienda who tropin-dote touch wfth.  the Committee ^>f Union tnd Pregrosa. that^tW  Turkirt leaders" who ten dtys tgo ttsevted thtt  Turkey would ,rtttih������ her, neutrality, are v now,  *med *or war!"' The feeling against BmUW  . hat incretaed in bitterness during the last two  peeks', on, account otwftft.jt sajd/ta be her sue-  oeta in reviving the BaHtu Alliance, including  Roumania, mH in ranging theae etttea on the tide  of the Entente Power*    t .  ;^. ������������������   . it.v.;  The British colony it gradually leaving Con-  stantinoplo. Quite a number of Etfgli*h young  men tre leaving Constantinople thia afternoon to  join the British army, and t have been told that  contributiona amounting to over eleven 'bouaand  pounds have been tnhatribed by the British com*,  munity iii and around the Turkish-capital for  England's war oheat..   ,       ' v-' -'  IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WORSE  LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS.  / .���������', 5<  *sr  Some, of toy friende who live ne#rSi|ii<  hano tell inV this, morning t&e^Nwonnded mliHim  have already been brought into the city. Thia  haa given riee to the minor, that there baa b������n  something of a scrap .on the Bulgarian frontier^  though it ia also asserted tliat quarrels in the  Turkish camp between the vaHoua groups of provincials havefumiahed this thl|'towa>d the bptaV.  ing of the military hospitals, in the eity, whete  equipment has already engaged the attention of  "tbeTnedical-etfrpax - -  -   -- x^ '~7~'~ ~}t~~  The "North ^Jarojina^" for aome reason, itm  pot yet jrescbed;the Dardanelles; It ia exactly  three weeks since tho State , Department an^  nounced her departure from Falmouth, Eng. We*  have been a littte.riervdua about the"*'Scorpion'|(?'.  going to meet her. for fear that a declaration ^>f  war, which mi^it occur at any moment; would  furnish a pretext for detaining the/'^drpioA^,  outside -the Dardanelles. *'f''  , We are having pretty good success in reaching  our stations. My drafts are beginning'to circu:  late, now that the payment, of them. ?a assured^,  but, of course, a declaration of war-might defitsity'  on any day the degreeeof confidence which has  gradually been built up. The great difficulty  however,' remains, that business is paralyzed  throughout the country, and that every day  seems to add something to discourage resumption  of business activities even by the meat- optimistic  . and enterprising of our merchants, bankers, and  officials in the districts around Turkish centres.  Constantinople. W. W. PEET  ���������THOMAS a McB-AW offer yon the choice bf  any Suit in tlie bout at 25 per cent, discount for  a few days.. .At the sign of SEMI-BEADY, 065  GRANVILLE ST.  *  ������>  ���������M"M"M"M"!!'������������<���������������<''11X ! !��������� I ***>>:���������+**********  *  BE PREPARED I  ��������� ~        r-'       1 - JU  Every Canadian should protect himself and $  family by carrying a. policy in  ���������������  :: MUTUAL LIFE OF CANADA %  Eetakilatie* 1809  "CANADA'S ONLY MUTUAL"  For  rates and  full information-see our %  \ \ agents, or '- ,  W. J. TWISS  District Manager  317-310 ROGERS BUILDING  t* itjiiiiiimmi'iiiinKnnHHMM  AKAMAEOr GUARD.  ..    -   \        -:  -       X "      t\  Regina hasijow an AniazonGuard of tweriiy  skirted defenders of their country. They ai;e  pushing for thirty more/and as soon as 50 names  have been enrolled, a drill sergeant wiU be provided and the corps trained in shooting asf well  as drill. . _   SX "^  PERSONAL  Mr. W. A. Ellis has received a letter from  C.P.O. Hughes announcing the safe arrival at  Halifax of the ex-Royal-Naval men who left Vancouver November 15th. They were to leave on  the Cunarder "Pranconian " on November ,29th  for Liverpool to be~absorbed in H.M. fleet.  It is worth noting that there are a few streaks  of light in a sky that is undeniably black. There  are some alleviating circumstances to this war  In the first place it is not a conflict between the  West and the East. That ancient and, as some  would have it, unalterable division between mankind is not intensified by this struggle. Men of  the East, of Japaii, of India, of Egypt, are fighting with the Allies, while the races ofiTurkey are  arrayed against them. The new combinations and  comradeship which this >war haa created may  even help to break down the barrier that has been  felt-to separate the people of the two hemispheres.  Again, this is not a racial war. It is not t straight  conflict between Teuton and Slav; Slavs are to  be found on both aides and in large numbers.  The alignments of the war do not intensify racial  animosities.-  Onc$ morethis is not a religious war. It does  not array Christian against non-Christian. Men  of all religious faiths are thrown together indiscriminately. Those popularly called "heathen"  are fighting side by side with Christians, and  against'-them are their co-religionists, together  with other Christiana. It is a strange and on the  whole, we believe, afortunate mix-up of the religions of the, world, which will tend to the lessening  of prejudice and hostility.  In particular, we note the rupture entailed in  What has been regarded aa the solid mass of Islam.'  The Sheik-ul-Islam at Constantinople may call  upon all Mohammedans in every land to stand  firm in support of Turkey and her Sultan, the  grand' caliph: he may proclaim that the conflict  now on is a ''Jehad," or holy war, in which there  is only one side for the faithful. But the faithful see it differently. The Mohammedan subjects of Great Britain in India declare their loyalty 4b the empire and their regret that Turkey  hat been misled into-allying herself with Germany."���������The Missionary Hertld.  , i The London VTimes" mentions among, the,  embarrassments to industry which the war, ia  bringing out, the reduced supply of safety lamps  -for use in mines,   ft teems that the English Commission on Accidents in Mines, determined, some  . yearaago^that explosions, etc^ in ������oal mines.were.  - often due to breakage, of the glass in the safety  flame lamps. Accordingly teats were determined  View to whieh!safety,lamps mutt be submitted.  Nearly all the glass which stands the teat has been  made in Germany and Austria, and-of course it'  now unobtainable. ��������� The coal minea njwsA.bt .fcept  in operation, and the government, qf&ciels; and  manufacturera are considering what shall be done  about it. -       ,.  '      -   .*-  /  mmmvm  (Continued from Page 2);  ,t; If the filing in of False Creek should not he  done within five years from Mercb'lst, 1911, the  Railway were, upon receiving ait months notice  from the Lieutenant Governor in Council, to oomt -  the Lieutenant Governor in Council should ft* end  determine, unless prohibited or restrained hy  tome owner of riparian rights.  ^   Within the same five years, Round-houses, ~to^  cost no less than $25,000 were to be erected hy,  the Railway Company as part of its terminals  ._ It_would appear_therefore_ that- Jwder_ _the ^  agreement with the Province the Railway Com*  pany haa until March 1st, 1916, to construct and  erect its* passenger terminals and' station, and -  further that if it does not complete, filling in that  part of False Creek conveyed to it by the city,  before March 1st, 1916, the Lieutenant Governor  in Council is to give six months notice and it must  then complete the filling in within such reasonable  time as said Lieutenant Governor in Council fixes  and determines. ������  - With the provisions as altered by the' Province '8 agreement, it would teem thtt the city  .could not take any steps against the Cdmpany at  all until March 1st, 1916, and possibly until such  further time as the Lieutenant Governor in Council might fix after giving six months notice thereafter.  Yours truly,  (Signed) J. E. HAY,  ��������� City Solicitor  wmsamm99A9wmmmsBBSBSBB==asssssBss  THE GOLD APPEAL  The long drawn out litigation arisirj "+ if  the the- Unsuccessful fight made by Mr. JBdward  Gold to secure the 'reeveship, of South Vancouver  last May ended th^ .week, when the Court of  Appeal unanimously dismissed Mr Gold's appeal  and confirmed Ur. justice Morrison's judgment  dismissing Mr. Gold *f election petition. ���������  Mr. Gold entered municipal life in South Vancouver last January,'when he succeeded in being'  elected as a. councillor. > Shortly after he. resigned  and contested aseat in another ward with its occupant on a challenge, and succeeded in his election.  In May, when the reeveship became prematurely  vacant, he designed again to contest the reeveship  .with Mr. J. A. Keer. This time he did not succeed. _ *  Following his defeat for the reeveship', Mr.  i  Gold brought a petition to unseat Reeve Iterr, od  the ground of imperaohation, double-voting and  ativimproper voters' list.   The first two grounds  amounted to very-little at the trial, but the attack-  on the .voters' list on more than a thousand, indiv-, j  idual names promised to assume great magnitude.  I  The trial judge, Mr; Justice Morrison,! however, ^  ruled on section 21 ot the act, that the voters' list A  as passed by the court of revision and used in the' I  January elections, became the accepted list for  the year and' could not be attacked.   Mr. R. W.  Hannington, counsel for the reeve made a point  out of the fijet that Mr. Gold had twice been  elected on the, list which he sought to attack.'  .  The appeal'was .taken against   Mr. c Justice  Morison's deoision, on a seeming contradiction  between sections 15 and 21 of the act, one indicat-}  ing.that the voters'.list is inexpungable after1  January, and the other seeming to indicate that  it-is not.      X v 4   ' ���������X "'  - > j     ���������     - i -   ._>.. ��������� ���������  * ���������, ,,  i,  Each member of the appeal court gave,  short resume of the .reasons .for his judgment. Mr. Justice McPhillipa hi treeing "with  the reasons advanced by his brother judges said  that the trend of modern legislation was to minimise stacks on- voters' lists and make'them impregnable after revision. In his opinion the intent of the Legislature expressed in section 21 was  that a list once used was to be the liat for the rest  of the year. ' ' -      ���������  ' Mr. W.; C. Woodworth appeared aa counsel for  Mr. Gold in the litigation, which liaa been before  the courta aince June of this year.  jw wmm UNAIA  HOW .TRAHOE'fl DAUOHTEia MOBHJIID.  -m*  ,_������   C**, *    AtVtr,  TotKenoHh'dfPwismenlhthe^d^^^^  tnd ill-fitting greatcoats of blue are helping to  make history. South of their battle line their  ;wives and daughters, suffering in obscurity, gray-  ���������faced, worn to a shadow after weeks of awful  [apprehension, make ntiadr against; th������4r firtDgrtt  jwhen the eprey of a bursting shell or- the. hpt������  of a twisting bullet shajl have ended their use*'  fulneaa at ���������he front/ The women of France have,  mobilixed with their brothers. (To-day the'Freneh  woman who baa two hours of leisure in every twen  ty-four, and who; has. not studied'and mastered  the .art of emergency nursing is a pariah and ar  outcast among her suiters., .,    , \ r,'  When,war was declared there sprang into life  ���������it seemed spontaneously���������the Society dea Dames'  de France, with headquartera in Paris.      L  Each morning, near the hour of 10, the' hospitals became training schools where ^housewives  hostesses learned to be Red Cross nurses.  From every cleas.they eame^-thehanker't wife  and the carter's daughter; to master the mystery  of bandaging a broken head or plugging an ugly  bullet wound. Caste, which* in1 time 6f peace  plays so large a part, in the intercourse .ot French/  women, had ceased to exist. Shoulder to shoulder, theysat or stood tnd made notes as the demonstrating surgeons and nursed outlined the work.  How to splint a f racked arm, how to cauterise  a sword thrust, how fo put the catgut stitches  in a sabre gash, how to observe the rules cf simple  hygiene, these and a'thousand other matters their  flying pencils caught from the lips of their teaeh*.  ers, and when the lecture, was over,they,'found'  meant to apply ittpi^epts and made throVy apd  practice go along together.   ,>-  Although the nursing schools offered two classes daiiy^ of from two to three hours duration  each, there were far too few of them to provide  for tbe crowds that beset their doors. Many  were sent away disappointed to await a Icter day.  ���������Kenneth Proctoor Littauer in "Leslie's". ���������'      ���������  OOW'i CELEBRATED ENGLISH PARA-  MATT AS at the Semi-Ready for htlf wice this  week. Remember the place. ��������� THOMAS 4  :lWWM^;'6W;ChreJ.^  B  JTOTXO*.  l-3rd OFF ANY OVERCOAT. FOR A PBW  DAYS AT THE 8EMI-READY,655 GRANVILLE  STREET,  NOTICE: is hereby given that an  application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province ot British Columbia at Its next Session, for an  Act to incorporate an Educational Institution, and being- the Anglican Theological College of British Columbia, Jn  connection with the Church at 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, and to give, or receive security therefor; also xwith power to arrange and teach classes In the Theological and allied subjects; to establish halls  in affiliation with said college, to af-  filate 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 tfy  Theological Colleges.  Dated this 28th day of November A.  D.   1914.  Cowan Bltcbla * Orant.  Solicitors  for Applicants.  ���������J  You win have to get a few things���������can't ptss Xmas  altogether even though there is war on. You like to  be remembered at Christmas���������so do your friends;  and the prices this year are so low that it makes it  , much easier than other years. Our stock contains  the latest things in  Parisian Ivorv, Ebony, Manicure Seta $2.00 to $10.00  Ebony Hair Brushes       -      -      -'      LOO to    5.00  Ebony Hat Brushes - - - 1.00 to 3100  Ebony Cloth Brushes - - - 1.00 to 3.00  Ebony Mirrors -- ... 1.00 to 10.00-  Parisian Ivory Mirror .���������^ . - - 1.50 to 10.00  Parisian Ivory Hair Brush - - 2 50 to 5.00  Parisian Ivory Jewel Box - - 2.50 to 15.00  Parisian Ivory Card Cases - - 1.00 to 2.50  Parisian Ivory Manicure Sets - 2.00 to 10.00  Parisian Combs, Powder Boxes, Cloth Brushes, &c,  .Prices vare always right.-  LAVf TtfE DRUOOIST  Cor. 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service is now in use. I have talked with an airman who has been allowed to experiment with
of the effect of the homb^^hicH;^ clearly visible
f��/'tbave used'both the dynamite bomb and the
new hbmb^" smdvfoit-tHrtta^^
dynamite bomb falls upon a body of men you
can see the bodies' leap up; in jl^ij^XIs;;w like
'// * When the ntw.'':bnnia;!'it ^simply^iaya every-
tiimg 6^ flat wiahin the ww
aeemato exert the Whole of its.fpree^^
the ripples when a lti^e stone, is thrown into a
pond;; Ofen go'downlike^n^
���ian^^ ti^y/yy yy
X; j" The explosion raises prtctictlly no dust or
smoke. Even the earth disturbed by the case of
the bomb striking the ground is instantly flattened
oiit by the same extraordinary waves of force.
��� ^;.;:'' Exjareme';^^
explowph," e^^ myself
when I"dro]&^
sborit 800 ft.  I was taking great ��&*&��%. in flying
so'low,'but I wished to see the effect of the bomb.
It fell on a section of Germans bivouacking in a
field.   I estimate that at least thirty men were
killed within'the area of the explosion.  Had they
i been mas8ed more densely more would have been
"Death from these bombs cornea inatanily
from intense .cold and concussion."
The material composing the new bombs is
[.simple.   It can be conveyed to any air baseband
* the bomb can be filled by the airman or his assistant before he starts.
Five Terrible Weapons.
French airmen have now five terrible weapons
of destruction for use in aeroplane fighting. They
iareX ',        . ,-   >
\p ������ The steel arrows 'lestlecheVllin^lbng, grooved
Ir    to enwre. straight doWnijard flight; about an
ounce in weight, ind carried" In abpx which
launches 1,000 at a time.   Dropped from an
vXiX^xi^Xuxx ., .
2. The. quick-firing air-gun.   This is carried in
been mountedin l^
3. The 8hell pistol, reserved for action against,
X Zeppelins.  A lucky shot from one b
The dynamite bomb.   This weighs 90 lb. and
is dropped by the airman or Ws bbserver.
hat bieen used for blowing up bridjjes.    7
5^ The new air
v;  With; these weapons in the huds of darm
airmen the; French sir serrice is making his^
daily.   Hundreds of young men are yolunteerhig >
for the work, and ��� many of\$henv teem to bear
charmed lives.  They face the triple risk bf death
������ -������   - ���������������'        ���''��� - ���������'���' ���'���������w ���*���-���--��� ���'������������ ���-������ ������������������ ������ ���
from accidental fall, the enemy *8 air gun*���which
they all declare to be adimrably served^and the
explosion of their0[wn ;weappna;';,,;:,.:- XXX
Gennan interest and activity ii mining ventures during the last few years, and especially
since 1908, in the eastern portion of Kent, considered in conjunction with the present war, are
causing a great deal of misgiving and 'anxiety
among all classes urEngland. ,- ^
A Chinese daily paper, "&uo Chuan Pao/'
calling attention to President Wilson's appointment of October 4 aa a day of prayer for peace
and bis appeal to the/people of the United States
so to observe it, remarks that this day should alsot/
be observed by the people of China, bectuserif the '
war should drag on it would be almost impossible '
for China to avoid danger.   In ancient timet; the
_Lper declares, the sage Emperors used to appeal,
' to God for help. * Confucius it quoted ts tpprov-
irig the practice.   "Therefore it is boped thafthe
president, chiefs of ministries *and boards,; jjtoV*
ernors, tnd til Ihe people of this land wiU-join in ,
average flying height forCe-of 100 lb.  It wfll     pray er to God for peace of the world on the 4th
clean through a rider and hia hone.  The eir- n intt., the day fixed by the chunshea.
companifes concerned are purely English and
at all events in the^r origin, and are the main
cause of the unrest   The public finger ib pointed
ing cdlUeri^ oj. the 1^
ing positions and their proximity; to vulnerable
pbinta around jthe Kehtuh coast.from Folkestone
!vX-; The^nh1iw_flm^:: cttt^
into the whole matt^bf these mines and borings.
xphere te
who hiu jusi <^ the zdlhihg
��� iwa'.'writetl-^-It"'fu impbm^ riding across
t^^eonntj^ ^thin toie t^
C^eibU^.. ptssi^^^^
of them endos^ hi ^
ing; at ^in^ al^e^
high g^uhd,t^,denied '
fbrnw^ t^ structures, always^ a,^
dommating altitudes, not to feel although nothing
\^ohg is. viaible there it nevertheless infinite pV
tentidity of htrm. Xx
. There tre general suspicious about the Til-
manstone Colliery, the works of which stand on
an eminence six miles from Dover tnd five from
Part bf the works consists of a' concrete, bed'
20 ft. in diameter tnd a little less than avfoot
thick laid down for engines weighing at least 100
tons.' - ,
Mott Concrete Beds.
The Nottinghamshire police and military an-
thorities have discovered concrete beds at the
projected German Colliery at Harworth, near
Bawtry. The coal waa acquired by a German
rtining syndicate, and vaat preparatbns have been
in progress for sinking the shaft   Z ^    ���"���
' The colliery is on an eminence whieh commands
the Great Northern main line, Doneaater to York',
and Also the high reads north and south. -
teed them at the Bank of England,   The French
,.   ���   - ��� -    A^v*r'^\
bankink situttion, largely bectuse of enornuittt     '--V... V
advances to Eussit, it critical and the French,0'~  %X<a
In commenting upon the views of V German
Government ^b^'not ^are to attempt to float m<
internal wacjotik Bat in Germany,' re-dis^un^
ing has proceeded aa usutl, no general moratorium ha%^ heeesstiy, tnd'the Vtr loan of
���1,175,000 wtt^tibteribed in abort order. - " -:
, The sounder beonomie organisation df Ger-
many is the; reaton that he advancea for the conr
tratt - Looking deeper, another explanation tnd,
one less creditable to Germany commandt atten-
tion.     T.        -      , .     ���
Engltnd tnd France were lending freely to
other nttions right ?p to the outbretk of wtr.j
Germany alone had short loans from ^gltndj
through the medium of acceptances, of ..$3W,000,>
000. Small wonder that the English i^tfci
houaea were "temporarily embtrraased when "war
indefinitely postponed the payment of theselotntl
Small wonder that Germtn'merchtnta were etpee-1^
ially well able to subscribe to war loans t
While Germany was borrowing her>fall linet
abroad, Germtn btnkqrs were not lending any
money in qu.utCrt where pa^neirt ' nuyght be
affeeted by war, nor was this policy confined to
loans. For months before wjur wts ever heard of
New York was mystified by persistent Berlin selling of Canadian .Pacific. All through 1913 Mil
1914 extraordinary, and tt the time untccount-
able, financial readjustments were taking' pUee,
in Germany*- Now the * world understands. On
August I not onlythe army, hut German finance
ial4 markete, were thready mobilised v for wtr,
while England and France were doing bntihett
as usual uatU the gnus began to shoot ��� '
In Germany Rsichsb��_k crediU and
money have been utifised with lavtth*
wptht weft���fori* while, rJfitk tn
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,fcto*er who ^ontitifUd ftoancUt eonditions-in | the aoldiera fail to
vI!*LIti__ �����'��^w{
| Whtt'a lusa fhey^dl ere-nmkin1',"
fia ataaxin', to be aurt,
Ubout tbV We<wn^n, "Emden;*
[Wi^y-rit makes me feel'quite sore.,
They would entertain'their officers
\a*W give 'em hack their swords.
Lwhatl feast these German pirates?
_ The ahsurdest of-ahsurds.
'    '      "Xl*''        .
(She ran away from China* s;
[In^a cowards dirty way,
[ An' she plundered unarmed merchantmen
[Who 'ad ne'er a word ter say.
Wt it brave ter 'it a cripple,
1 Wiv1 both VariM chopped off? '
fjf }t's bold to play the robber
[Then their skipper is a toff.
'  ^    '   "ill."
tShe rigged up a dummy futthel,
[ Flew anotber country^ w^,
1 An,' .fur.thit yer .act j>' n^r^y
They don't furget ter brag}
If theGern^twe>'t!er;(ct)iWiire  . ;
One of our shipsTon this '^eese^
They'd shoot 'em all fur piracy   ' .'     %*
Upon ther bloomin' seta.
' u   , nn.1   '.' \; ,
I She 'ad luck, that'8 all there's to it, .��� ���-
(But when ther Sydney hove in sight,
[She did her best ter run away,
Jhe didn't want ter fight.
LWhen ahe ^ound^er 8peed waa failin'
iShei simply 'ad ter turn, '
[Then she 'ad ter take her syrup,
I An' was left ter rot an' burn. '
/��,.-,,-f..^ -v    mil. ���--*' -<~~ --v
getyer cap o' reason on,
f^n' try an! think it out,
(Ifore cowardice than bravery
I Appears wiv'out a doubt. {"
|Make the captain o' the "Emden"
lAn 'ero, if yer like,
[Then yer'd better make an 'ero
)f a shark or else a pike.
(���Vancouver, B. C. W. A. Ellis.
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" A  publication'Which1 -should,
prove of considerable interest* to'
the prospective settler has recent-'
ly been prepared w, and is now
being issued from the   Railway
Lands Branch of the Department
of the Interior at Ottawa.- This^
interesting publication, which ir-
known as the   Peace. River   or _
Northern    Alberta    Homestead
Map, graphically illustrates.by a
comparatively simple system ��of,
coloring the land situation in that
district, including as it does,.com* ,
plete information with respect to,\
the disposal of lands, location bf
Timber Berths and   Forest   Reserves, nature of the soil, etc.-
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but also with respect to lands^pre-
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Jt thwa-enables a person to trace
the progress during comparatively recent years of settlement in
the Peace River District.
The aim in the.preparation of.
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tbe^present yes> <ind, in view of
tbe rapid exhaustion of free home
steads throughout the older provinces, the information should
prove of particular interest to
prospective settlers.
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with respect to lands which have
been homesteaded and otherwise
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XVr-'-x+^v' 6  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday, December 11,1914  4^^-^^~j^~j-j-j~5..t.5^:..:~:..;~x~J-n~i~:-i-*M- -t^******** ���������i,,,,it "* ���������*��������� *i' *i|"1"1' ******  TZKBSB  BEOU3-ATXON8  I Mount Pleasant Livery  j TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving  Baggage, Express and Dray.   Hacks and Carriages  at all hours.  Mono Fmlrmmnt 845  t   Corner Broadway and If tin A. F. McTavish, Prop.  ���������������ii������'l"t"l"l"l"t"l"l H ������*���������������������������������������������> M"������ .******** 1������l1 >���������������������������* l"t">'t' >������������ H  ������ ������  ������ ������  ������ ������  Baxter & Wright  COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS  Cash or  Easy  :! Payments  .$40000    |  Stock to  Choose    J  From  Come in and talk it over when looking for furniture.  ,���������������  BAXTER & WRIGHT  :; Phone Seymour 771 416 Main Street J  *'������*<"* tHIfHlHI 1Mt ���������M1. , ******** 'I I������1 llli-f > 113 HH \X  t A >   -  J*        L <-  -I WVJl, J   K'l - I"  Cownerciai Printing at "Western Call" OfficB  M  (rWlMHWKWll  Ni Pilled Iir FwHh  Ii Iir .'MM  This old established  Jiovwe is gti|| inxioiw to  do Iwsmesa with, y<w~  complett rtoclc of If fating  Stoves, M������H#������M# !tt?>gt������  and household Goods.  x  Wn WK* Not Be Unpeesolp  i j  WROwen I Morrison  Tde Mt. P������������s������rot Hardware  Pbone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street  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.  Llonuii  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 berthB 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 te rental,  dues are eharged en the timber cut at  the rates set out in section >��������� ef the  regulations.  Timber Peralts and Does/' -  Permits may be granted in the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, to owners of portable sawmills, to cut over a definitely described  tract ef land not exceeding one square  mile in extent, on payment ef 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 fer SeaMsteedesa   '  Any occupant of a homestead quarter  section having no timber ef his own  suitable for the purpose may, pretided  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 Seetlen ol of  the Regulations.   .  W. W. CORY.  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  ���������nroMxt o* COA&  Baov&ATxona  Coal mining rights ef the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a pertin of the Province  of British Columbia, may be leaaed fer  a term of twenty-one years at an annual  rental of $1 an aere. Not mere than  2669 acres will be leased te ene 'applicant.  'Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person te the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the distriet In which  the' rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections,, er legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the tract applied fer shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be aeeempan-  led by a fee of $5. whieh will be refunded if the rights applied fer are net  available, but not otherwise. ' A royalty sltall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe rate et ��������� cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the 'Agent with swerm returns  accounting fer the full quantity ef merchantable ceal mined and pay the royalty tbereen. If the eeal mining rights  ���������re .not being operated, reueh returns  should'be, furnished at least enee a year.  . The lease will Include the eeal mining  rights enly, hut the lessee may he permitted to purchase whatever, available  surface rights mar be eobaldered necessary for the working ef the mine at the  rate of $lMe an acre   ���������, " - v  , For full Information application cheuld  he made to the Secretary ef the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, er te  any..Agent er Sufr-Ageat <rt JCNmOaift*:  '    _''   W. W. CORT.  Deputy Minister ef the Istcrter.  N. ^���������Unauthorised,. putUeetttn. ;of  *btf adnrt^ement VrM *������et tt-teiMe?*  The Gardner-Browne Co. Ltd.  673-5 Granville St. 6pp. Hudson's Bay  BE SENSIBLE  Give Furniture  Every year we notice an increase in the number of odd  pieces sold at Christmas time. People are coming  around to the proper idea of Christmas giving. ' If you  feel you want to make somebody a present, why, be  sure and- give something that will be as useful as  ornamental.  See Our Line of Christmas Gift Pieces  Doll Carts  Doll Beds  Chairs and Table Sets  Cradles  Wicker Work Baskets  Tea Tirays  Tea Tables  Music Cabinets  Card Tables  Jardiniere Stands  Pedestals  Desks  Footstools  Smokers' Stands  Cellarettes  Reading Lamps  Easy Chairs  Rockers  .Bookcases  Magazine Stands  Telephone Stands  Couches v  and dozens of others.  Your Credit is Good.  We store goods for Xmas delivery free;  __ *AXB NOTIC8 thet The MecDoneld-  Oodson compepy, limited. Intend*, 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 th������t tt* name he  changed td'k]faeI}ona_d. Bros.", Engineering Worfcs. Limited."  Dated at Vancouver, R c, thie Sfth  day of November A. p. JtJ4. J-  ��������������� W. tteettost.  4������ ,Orw������Ti������e ttreet.   *"*****  .ygncouyer, &. C.  Tlie Pioneer Meat Market  Corner Broadway and Kingsway  For Fresh and Cured Meats  go to this Old Reliable Market  0 '  It Is not excelled for Quality or Prices In Vancouver  A J *"  This is the Oldest Established  Market in Vancouver, an example  of "The Survival of the Fittest"    '  Place: Corner Broadway and Kingsway  Proprietor : FRNK TRIMBLE  Phonev Fairmont 257  & co.  tye are offering thia weefc  exceptlonal 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  Rod and Qua .  M_MM_^a������  Frank* Houghtotn contributes a  Vivid account of a polar bear hunt  in the Arctic region������ to the December issue of Rod and Gun in Canada, published; at .Woodstock,  OnVi by "W. J.1 Taylor, lamited.  4 The Bermi* of White Otter fcafce'  tells the story of a canoe trip that  }e%% to * wonderful house in the  woods built t������y old Jimmy Jfe-  Onat, sportsman recluse. "Toik's  ^loiiquy" is a fascinating tale of  a brindle bull terrier who saved  his master from financial ruin by  ability to fight, and who later  straightened out the crooked  course of true love."''The Bird  Itog" will appeal to,all those interested in 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.  ********* i > 11 H >> 11 H 11 * H ������ U ) I "t HUM ���������*��������������������� HH11HI11.  :;  Phone Fairmont 761  & Elliott  UP-TO-DATE GROCERS  ^���������Se5������5** vancoiivpr, a. C  ! ������������-������1;������������'|"l"("f"l">'t"t"������������-|'������'>t-|'f'������������'M.lH-l|.������.;..������.|.********************  2317 Mala Street  Phone Pair, ffg  WT. WCUJkXh'9 chorc������  Ofr. Sroe4wer m4 Prtoce WweH 9\  ���������errtces���������)fontf*f Vrvrw el 1% *\m.  ���������un4er School eufl Bible eleee %\ |:f*  Woly Cotnmuelo* mrr Sueder et ��������� e.m.  Urevinf Pr*rir et T:I0 p.m.  end 1st end Srd Suadeye et It ������.������  Her. O. P. W|laoa.������Beetor  Sfiti Vtaceaytr UNtrtiken  Hamilton  Pros.  We are foremott in our line for  MopaRATt Paicio Funerals  M7i f������w ttrttt fwm mm n  i nm mm mm ed.  Beal Estate and Insurance Brokers;;  ^nM9\99t9'9AW949\wsnnMWgfnm^  CONYUYAKCWG  BUNTS C01LW5CTUP  MANS NlSGfOTIATUP  36t Kingsway \\  Vancouver, % p.  +****4*<i*********<l<l<l*>V<l<l<* **************************  FOR SALE CARDS HERE  **+*****************.hMnt*********^^^  11 ' -     - ,  SNAP FOR CASH  OR ON TERNS  Four Good Lots at  White Rock, B. C.  APPLY TO OWNER, WESTERN GALL  203iKiNGS^  ���������������..,. t it in 111 h in i-H-H n iniMiiu 1111 :nn 11.111111  AT HOME  AT THE CLUB  ATTHEHGTEL  Ask for  r������ii������  i  Tansan  The Health-Giving  Natural Mineral Water  Refuse Substitutes  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  SOLE  IHrOITERS  J Friday. December U 1914  THE WESTERN CALl  - . .   ,     . X x<    ^     x   : ; xA- -?x>->vx^-f4^cs^  ;   ''X,   /'^    - x ���������-��������� X^^r;fof  OWHA3AN  WASHINGTOND*  EALS  I OF AMERICAN IDI  ,X>ocatcd en Pennsylvania Aventat, 13th aad H 8trtet*������  Washington's Newtst HotsL _          _  Ideally situated, within two blocks of the * Executive MaiPi  aion. only s short walk to the public buildings, -shops, theaters  end points of historical interest to visitors and tourists.  Tbe    famous    Indian    Grill Room, the beautiful Balm Court}1  the delightful Tea Room, Grand Pipe   Organ   (only   one  of  its  kind   in   Washington),   and   an Orchestra 'of a superfine order,,  arc attractions greatly appreciated by Powhatan guests.  Kooras with detached bath,  ������1.30, $2.00 and ap.-  Roobs with  private  bath.  $2.50, $3.00 aad up.  ,     Write' for booklet with map.  CLIFFORD M. LEWIS,  Manager.  AAt*rttuMliM*nnt*ttridAt6imU*.0*mmtlim,TAMm**t*^atiAt.tk������*^^  wm  -.Be  +*t**Hr*******v************+*4+*+**********<l>t H������< 1U 111 H<4 I H'4 II H 11 HI 1 HHHII HI l< 1111 III* I HUM j 11QWX y1 fX,w,  t _   - _ ,     '   x -       ���������   "  ',   ?>>  Xx X  Our Vancouver Industries  iM-***4"H'*4'*4'*4'������*M^^  "���������u -'try**  xx>< x/  -xXX1.  X 4  j ., ,t ,;���������;, t i i * * * t ,t, lti 1 |i * 1 ,i, 4, ... ., < < ,|. * *f**i4.*************i,******  Use Puel Oil  and Save Money  If you are interested In reducing your Fuel Bill,  see us. We are saving _neaejr for ethers, and can  do the same for you.  We supply and install Fuel Oil Plants of all  descriptions. We do not adreeate a cheap plant  but we can satisfy you when results are considered.  We have a large number of plants now ln operation in hotels, office buildings, apartment houses,  schools and colleges.  ��������� ������  ������������  fuel Oil Equipment Company ii  x,imxtxbz> ;;  713 Pacific Bldg.    Ptwae Sey. S727    Vancouver, 6. C. *>  ��������� mM"M"M-4'4"*4"I * t * I ***** ************* * ******************������  X  ���������M"M'4"M"t"M"t"t 4 l"l ii t'iH"M"t'|i������������|'1"|"8-������������������H['t"!"M"K'<"t"t"l"t';Ml"H"t"|'  Pease Pacific Foundry Limited \\  HPATINO AND VENTfUTtNa !BNttlNfl2RS . !  IfANUTACTUHW  ft 8ti������������HsBt������rsiM������dV������ntflatoni for fuWlc Building*  Warm Air Puroacos ��������� Combination Funi   8tse*> and Hot WsUr Botes, ftagistars  "Economy i&^s^-^^^^^  ������������������ I_IaoI **~Stasm and ������������t Wets? Wtee  flfvlW " |todlito������8.|Mi*ei^f������*to������������   .  | 1116 Homer St.    v.tcoiror, i.c    Te|. Sey, 3^30  ���������������   "'--%'' v ^/rf"X ><A  '-  ,' <h''..XX  1 X "^h.k'fjl  , i x V'-v' ^y.\  ��������� r ' XX'  ' ."^vW* j'xfy]  - 'X ^,4rr5fe^  ���������    -   ,x*r^#x^  ^        (XT i, ^-������fn    ���������<  ?.-*^  ' 1  -wi  4   *     -4|  ���������3 ������X1  ' Vf  4 '        ..     -4- fl  ,.^        4     4> fl  I    ,4(|  ' *   '   ?   _1  n  FACTORY OF J. UBCKIB & CO. LTD.  < >  < >  4   >  M' i!    << <>W,1>1W*smSSSB*BBSSBgSmSBB*?B93kW^  Buy your old country paper on the  hill.���������Why >������y carfare 4twn ���������������wo?  Ho raise in price".  Sketch anp Mi������*o������ 10c.  IMP&y#U^! "W ^ ^ W������4l,V' ^ M?f **" "  TImiI Ntw Store  LEE 8U������4>?lfG-     ^ _    _ PHOW FAIIt. 2190  Bar* tw������ Ooupont-Free Piemond Bing Ohrittrnaf.  rrm  ** [HflfH^H't^lill ������������Ht l'i'?"l"l"M"t"M"f't'H"l'i������^l"l'i������'V������l>"������'������  v-������ -  ������.3J  Are you going to  jj  wet^r this winter? jj  Why  ie's, of  And J ������m f oing to m* tkat my wife buyi them  for THE BOTS too.   They we the btit to  wear th4 ������re nude in Vancouver.  linn 11 >������������i������.������>.i ������>m 1 n������m 11111111 im * u\ 11111 >>>*  Q* llllllllll II  w*f**++  ������ >l .Mill  II  I  II*+**>*���������+***���������  i  5to and  St. Catharines Street, modern   J  ^'^x>---;T-wom\'hoiise.;r:-.-,':;  YOUR 4>WN PRICE FOR CASH  4PPLY WESTERN GALL  ��������� I   ...   I   llll ������-fc^���������-������ ������|������||.|������������l||||i<...l.lll������.ll������ ������������^9  '  X '" 4 ���������  - .   ;^-v ���������  -     s'vX^'J  4      ^ /������ 0 , ���������  / 4  ^,J  '^ ,1  ��������� j -.  'i  ^   ,4 4*   .  5&; x/?x/':' x;w'  \\X>,^- X1^  *���������        1 4 .   *w ., ? X  y ^  J*  1,000 ������q������a?e f������et of ���������#actoiy sjwee where mo?������ than 300 machines  ���������nd 125 hands art turning out 600 pairs of shoes per day.  |>resent possible output 1000 pairs per day.  0������ S'S"S'������ 1 m >"������ null n sms 1 >'i'������'������������'>ii������4'Hiiini 1 1 im iiimhi ������>  Phone Seywtlir #|7|  STORPY 4k CAMP3em |  f !M2fi WATTY ������T. VANCOWPR, H.C.  "-'������������������*��������� ��������� '     '��������� ' -    'T'  " '     '1 ' ... 1  HANVFACTUW5SS O?  Wight and Weary rfarntsi������ Mexican  Saddles, Close* Uppers, i-ef f Ins, ttc.  A large stteK tf TmnKs and Valise* always  an Mud.  JHJOQIi*, WAGONS, Etc.  Uather et all klMf.   Horse Clothing.  We are the largest manufacturer! and  importtrt of Leather Goodi in. B. C.  WHOIJSAIiB ANP WTTiUL.  ^m*A***mm*^mm+AmmAm* ������������������ s m ���������������m+���������+++r+fm * m a ������  /   Ml  4 > H 11 > H1U11III i H ������ >���������; >���������!��������� 1 1 1 ������l-l 1 ���������! 1 1 1 I'l 1 1 I >e 111 M Ml>t  DRESSMAKING PARLORS  X No. 4 S������?snth Arcnue, East  ���������V.M..|.i������.������4'i<'ii-Mi4^  ������������������������������*��������������� ���������>��������������������������������������� ������.������.���������������������.���������������������!.    ���������������.������.���������������.��������������������������������������������������������������������������� fit I ������������������������������������  Why Does ������ Black Hen Lay a White Egg ?  *Ma-^_-_-__������H____HMa_B������H_n__a______nM_Hi______a_BH  Who carts !~P^s% J������oultrf Regulator  will  "  product the egg anjl flutV more important to you.  We tarry a full line of POULTRY SUPPLIES  J at lowest prices.   Call and inspect our stock.  F.T.Vormom  The Meuat Pleasant Feed Store. *  XU Ireatfvif hst   i  it    Pbai* ftaTMlt SS  +.****������������������***������*���������*������*���������*���������*'*'*'*���������   *-*"������*��������������� ������������������������������������������������������������ ������������*���������***' 9*  llll *���������'������ IIIIIM ������n|i II IIIMMI |44,������4������������.������#.|iHl ill tme+^+^jmAjd  mm mmmmm supptits  date Velres, rlydra������tf, Press Qoods, Water  JHetersv Uad Pipe, Pig teas), Pipe  aad Pipe Fittings  Railway Track Tat la * Waits Waste  Concrete Miaera art Wlweibairawa  f������m HTINI H4t      ���������      NU Ha^aiH W> TlMHTir  T������������s^^4^^^������������^i������^^4^a ������ . 1 i^i^4������^4^������������<.���������������1 in   i ii4������^4^o������ nu m^^^^^mmm  tww ������e������������f aaeteee ������es������������������et������t������< ********** 1������i * 1* 1 ������< we  JT. Dixon  Houee Fhona: Bay.  G. Ifarray  Howe Phone: Bay. 1137L  Oflfice Phone:  Seymour 8715-8716  DIXON A. MURRAY  Off ice an4 More Fixture Hanafacturers  JfobMiif Carpentfra  Palntinf, Paperbaiiginf anS Kalaominlng  ��������� >   Sa������p: IOSS   ���������aamelr St. Vaneowvor.   ���������..  ��������� W.I4"I"H<< t"t****i l-lll I'MM**i+***>*l* 11-11111 H 1111. l'  !���������<'���������,.<44���������!<< 1 < M< IMM< M���������<������������<<a M������ 144 114 llll 111 111 i 1  (Economy anal  Efficiency, :;  Our Motto  Oar Swslncsa his keca Milt mp brt merit alone  LEEK & CO.  Heating Engineers.  I09S Homer St. Sey. $61  *******4 *A******* 1*****1***^^  . i ������  - ,������  < ���������  ���������IHIHM 4 111 I < < f M I I lilt H t 4 II14 4 14 4'������ 1"! 1 HIM I 14't ������4 ���������������  6  PER  GENT/MONEY  Loans may be obtained for any purpose on acceptable Real ;  Estate security; liberal privileges; correspondence *  /���������-'.���������������������������'  solicited.  A. 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