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 yyAyyyy^yt^'!^fiy^iiM^0Wm  '���������������������������-"���������:' yyyM^M''  m  Published In the Interests of Vancouver and the Western People  VOLUME IV  VANCOUVER* British Columbia, JANUARY 31, 1913.  VANCOUVER CONSERVATIVES j  At the annual meeting of the Vancouver Con-i  servative Cljjh, Jan. 28, the following officers  and representatives were elected*.  President$Mr. R. S. Pyke, of Ward I; first  vice-president, Mr. J. R. Jacobs, of Ward IV;  second vice-president, Mr. Plred Welch of Ward  V; third vice-president, Mr. Herbert G. A. McLennan, of Ward II; secretary, Mr. R. L. Maitland ; treasurer, Mr. A. J. C. Weeks.  Ward Representatives: Waid I, (will elect  later); Ward II, Mr, C. J. Lang; Ward III, Aid.  Thomas Kirkpatrick; Ward IV, Mr. Joseph Hos-  tin; Ward V, Mr. D. E, Hyhdman; Ward VI, Mr.  George M. Endacott; Ward VII, Mr. James Reid;  Ward VIII, Mr. R. B. Hetherington.  Auditors elected for 1913 were J^r. James Cre-  han and Mr. Jaimes Bennett.  From Mr. H. H. Stevens, M. P., at Ottawa,  came a telegram conveying greetings. It read:  "Convey greetings to your annual meeting;  the Conservative cause making great progress  under our able leader, the Right Hon. R. L. Borden, who wishes me to extend his appreciation of  the Vancouver Conservatives. "  The speaker of the evening was Mr. W. J.  Bowser, Attorney-General, other speakers being  the local provincial members.  The Attorney-General, although suffering from  a severe cold, gave an interesting address, in  which he dwelt on many matters of vital interest  to the country. 7\  Briefly he touched on the police board and the  appointments for 1913.  "In framing up the police board this year we  felt we must get men who would inspire the public confidence. We have, I think, this year got  two men who will please the public and will show  the confidence of the government was not misplaced."  Secretary's Report.  Mr. R. L. Maitland, secretary of the organization, submitted the usual yearly report, which  was in part as follows: 'v;'?_  "At t&e present time our organisation is in  splendid shape. AU fne ward clubs have1 elected  their officers for the coming yeftr and we believe  we have in these officials men who witt do credit  to themselves and to the party as a whole.  "Without any election m sight and after having passed through two strenuous campaigns, we  were able to register some 2,100 names ai against  709 by the liberals and Socialists combined.  "We-feel that w������ cannot'1^t^i^fervtb''thr'VeTy  splendid and effective work that has been accomplished by bur Federal member, Mr. Jf. J$.  Stevens. He enjoys the confidence of every  member of the Borden Cabinet and has been able  to do more for the City of Vancouver in one year  than tiie Laurier Government did for us in twelve  years. We feel that the present Dominion Government is alive'to the importance of this city  from every standpoint and that we may look  forward* to a square deal for Vancouver during  the lifetime of the pesent Government."  "In closing and on behalf of the executive we  would like to express our, appreciation of the  earnest, energetic efforts of our president, Mr. W.  J. Baird, in his endeavor to maintain and to improve the good record of the Vancouver Conservative Club. Mr. Baird has given a great deal  of time to this work and always took his stand for  what he thought was in the interests of the party.  In thanking the members for his election, Secretary Maitland complimented Mr. Victor Love, the  assistant secretary, for his help, saying the splendid condition of the records today were due to  Mr. Love ind his tireless work in the% interest of  Conservatives. V*  Mr. Walter Leek, as the retiring treasurer,  read that official report. The expenditures for  the year amounted to $6,012. The surplus on hand  was $406.  Dr. McGuire took occasion to pay tribute to Mr.  H. H. Stevens, M.P., at Ottawa, and the vast  amount of energy he was displaying in the interest of the city.  f KiMO������-MIM'M������MI*ll'M'f MI M 11 IK HI 11 lllf < H HI IIIM M ������l I ���������������>!������ t������ 11 Hf U H M Ij  By Alex*  ���������<;���������'��������� The recent snow storm proved a hindrance to: traffic, a wet blanket on business and a dis-  t'couragement to social events, because it was unusual and hence caught the people wholly un-  X prepared for such lavishment from the skies. Forty-two inches of fluffy visitors from the  X clouds was enough to fill British Columbians with consternation. In the East this storm would j  t have been regarded as a little things a pleasing promise of more copious showers, an aid to tr&f- +  fie and an inspiration to business. /  ..��������� Much of the trouble and bad conditions h erst could have been overcome if tb* walks had j  been cleared by property-holders ortby the city witti snow-ploughs improvised far the purpose, j  The constant expectation of its sudden disappearance is our only excuse for leaving the  sidewalks impassible week after w&ek.   We promise to do better next time.-1''  *-I  TOO MUCH WOW FOR B. 0.  THE BUBOP1AK SITUATION. ^ ~  '  Into the counsels of Europe and the world there has come a new power that has to be  reckoned with in every international dispute, viz., the "Peace Association." Back of all diplomats  and aU ambassadors there stands the peace envoys���������wise, firm, fearless and almost omnipotent.  The present lull in the great struggle fbr supremacy is largely due. to these representatives of the  Prince of Peace. The European situation is largely in their hands. War is difficult in their pres- ������  ence. !  SUFir&AOETTES  VS.  ?���������  *  WOMEN.  X    ������  The disorderly scenes enacted in London by excited suffragettes is the best evidence of* \ \  their unfitness for the right of franchise.  We have always contended that they were entitled to \ \  the ballot, but their recent repeated acts of violence and persistent unwarranted procedure taxes \ \  bur patience to the utmost and forces a change of Views.   They are not yet ready for so great re- ;;  sponsibUities.   Time and education may transform them into reasonable citizens, but we fear the ; \  weakness is constitutional and hence incurable. r< It. is more, than probable that the suffragettes ! !  do not fairly represent women as a class. These notey, lawless office-seekers do an injustice to ! \ times, afflicted with lice. These vermin have ma'  ���������: their sex, and create a universal suspicion as to woman's qualifications for public responsibility. \', ambition other than .to suck the juices aa%*t the  j; There ia a broad Mtmm>^W^mrn*& v& ������l4Mg.ittes. The first class is worthy of confi-, J1 poor cattle. Thecowsmay ^^^*���������*������*j*  ;; dence, honor and position, the latter of the infliction of penalty according to their overt acts and !',    **?** ^f^'%5511 ?,?*,!f���������' J*8���������*-W-aVWiP  ��������� ' ���������  .   ���������      ������   ���������. ' * * "-" I        an inn   HA.th What   lin   tliA   Iioa   n������u*A   '���������<���������������   lima   ������������������  their brazen effrontery.   Suffragettes are the practical enemies of women.  The census of the Manufactures of Canada, taken in June, 1911, for the Calendar year 1910,  denotes a gratifying movement of the country's industrial prosperity during the last decade. Compared with the census of1901 for the year 1900 it shows an increase in the ten years of 4,568 in  the number of working establishments, of $800,667,122 in the value of capital, of 176,030 in the  number of persons employed, of $127,759,066 in the earnings of salaries and wages and of $684,-  922,264 in the value of products. Compared with the census of 1905, which was taken in 1906  ''* ��������� through the medium of the post office, it shows an increase in five years of $400,998,586 in the  "LATTER DAYS"  Not long since a minister explained to me and  others, some of the Old Bible and its teachings.  A few words will show his Biblical interpretation  and its manifest failure to comply with history and  revelation.  See Gen. chap. 49, verse 1, where Jacob uses the  words "Last Days." This good minister said  that "last days" here, and the promises referred  to by Jacob, were the days of the kings of Isreal,  and that the promises were fulfilled during those  days. Concerning the words: "A nation and ai  company of nations shall be of thee, and kings  shall come out of thy loins," he informed us that  this promise was fulfilled in Canaan in the company of na'vns* such as the Israelites, Amorites,  Moabites, Amalakites, Canaanites and the others.  In addition to this wonderful bit of information he  said fhe Israelites grew up out of a combination of  nations such as the above. *  (By Professor E. Odium. MA.. BE������)  The prairie farmers who hits beetle* prominent of late in condemning the Borden aaval proposition must lack the -fundamental elements of  manhood, citizenship aad nationhood.. They MN0������  ready to Uy down their all* their hones, sow,  daughters, wives, parents, farm* and neighbors  as pledges to Germany or any etjfiu* eo-amtnr in  the cause of peeee. And Germany laafha at that*  prairie parasites, who have suddenly bosoms so  religious as tb offer themselvea into btadage  rather than fight. These be neble and brave  farmers I 1 Of oouime, tf one at these velia*t seas  of the field saw a ruffian boating Wa wife or  daughter, he would drop, on hjs knees aM FWf ���������  to the God of hee/ven mid to the nrffian-ss weU,  for the liberation of his loved ones. He woold be  too holy, too righteous, too religious to etafe the  scoundrel.  No 1 No! He would in theinkaests of  peace and Chjistia������ity/' be& *m***** %  mercy to be **#* to ia* loved;*wmH *wk religion, sueh rigMswoftoess, sueh Chriati#n$to e*������  from the devil and sot from thenppo^Jwwani. No  wonder hosts *tmmi and women spurn ths man-V  festod Christie**^ImmJmTtMfr^J?  the above n^e tto wlifion the sport of devils  and a laughing stoeknf sane men.    ^ , ,  Peace is all right when we can have peaee. Bos  when we cannot, then war is the next best thibg.  Let these psrasitie religionists, who have gone insane on peaee. go to their scriptures, aad they  will learn that the Almighty is not too good for  war. Of course they are quite prepared to give  Him pointers on morality, rt&gjon and modem  economics. ^      '        y  -4>   y- ,-9-  They imagine that the -Sod of the Bible Mas*  conversion, or that HeHias fieen converted try  Jesus Christ, They seem to imagine that Christ  himself wss a goody-goody weaklfeir. Lei them  study His life and teaching as well's* His fere-.  cast of the future and they will see that Hs waa  and is a man of war. aa truly aa His Father; wad  they will find that ware of the fiercest sort are to  come to mankind in these latter days. ThiB if  war is to come, and must come, how are tiwy to  escape a.j0is]&^M*ration for these wars, unless  they play the selfish poltroons, the greedy parasites, they seem to bet They should leam frets  their cattle a few lessons.   Their cows are, et  ,:J  THE CENSUS OF WANUFACTTIJtES.  ' ��������������� value of capital, of 122,673 in the number of persons employed, of $75,908,405 in the earnings of %    Now I fear that there are too many hypocrites  *���������  *W . .  .       _ - - --.* m\ ���������!������.'._ e   . ..���������*!-.        ii. .*    ii.    .,       *ai   ...:._ a ���������     *  Comparing the returns for 1905 and 1910 the per cent, increase bf capital in five years was X  ', 1 47.36, of employees on salaries 20.77, of salaries 42.49, of employees on wages 32.32, of wages X  46.77 and of products 62.31. No record wsb taken of the value of raw materials for the year 1905. *  Comparing the returns for 1900 and 1905 the pe'r cent, increase of capital was 89.43, of employees  on salaries 18.91, of salaries 29.77, of employees on wages 15.41, of wages 50.02 and of products  49.32. '       ,  The earnings of salaries and wages of employees relate to all officers, managers or workers to whom employment was given during the year 1910, as well as for 1900 and 1905, separated  as (1) men and women, (2) children under 16 years of age, and (3) piece-workers employed  outside of the workr  The number of workers under sixteen years in 1900 was 12,143 with earnings of $1,288,488,  and in 1910 it was 13,282 with earnings of $2,112,648.   The number of piece workers employed outside of the works was 8,456 in 1900 with earnings of $1,900,238, and 8,401 in 1910 with earnings  of $2,710,199.   The earnings of these two classes constitute 3.56 per cent, of all wages in 1900 and X  2.45 per cent, in 1910.  ��������� ���������|||IMH������IMIHMHIM������M������I>IMMIIIIMMMMMMM������MIHMMII| IHMI  ening death. What do the lice care, so long at  they are able to get another suck at the juices to  be extracted from the pobr animal's peltf They go  on sucking, and wish to live at peace, so that they  can continue their employment, viz., that of sucking the life juices from the cattle. -,  The prairie farmers want to be left alone. Tbey  are simply sucking the life-juices out of the country. They can think only in terms of grain, cattle  and dollars. As for protecting their wives, daughters, neighbors and country, they have no suck  conception. Let them alone that they may suck,  suck, suck tbe fat of the land. If Germany, or  Russia, or any other nation come to conquer our  country Jet them come, so long as tbe parasites  can tie left alone to suck tiie best of the land.  silly naval Depositions that thy will pass any kind  of a resolution so long as they are able to second  the attempts of the Opposition at Ottawa.  Then there are a lot of prairie farmers in from  (Continued Page 5)  UNION MADE  CIGARS  Ask the man who smokes them.  FEET WIDE  5 Minutes Walk from the Present  Station at  PORT MOODY  Price $400 per 66 feet   ^S:m.r.ter.^!rnt  CITY BROKERAGE CO.  430 Main Street Branch 164 Broadway East, near Main Street  A Good Stove Is Needed  II OMd Cortlngts Waaled  Our Stoves are guaranteed  Hardware, Paints, Oils, and Varnishes  Call and Inspect.  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street Phone: Fairmont 447  ft  Z?"*  m  . ha.  ;*>!  im  mm  mugm Wysy  ���������:���������'.%������������������  A  yy.  2  -saw  ��������� THE WESTERN CALL.  Friday. January 31,1913  Yield and Value of  Canadian Crops  Ottawa, Jan. 10.���������-Final estimates of  the yield and value of tbe principal  field crops of Canada for the season  of 1912 are Issued today by the Census  and Statistics Office of the Department ol Trade and Commerce. Upon  a total area under field crops of 32,-  474,000 acres a harvest bas been > reaped the value of which, calculated at  average local market prices, makes a  total of 1609,437,000. The area under  wheat last year -was 9,768,400 acres,  of which 781,000 acres represents the  harvested area of fall wheat grown  principally in Ontario and Alberta, but  also to a limited extent In Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and British Columbia.  The total production of wheat was  199,236,000 bushels, of the value of  $123,622,000. Fall wheat produced 16,-  396,000 bushel* of the value of 113,-  785,000. Oats upon 9,216,900 acres  yielded 361,733,000 bushels, of the  value of fll6,9i!<s,000- barley, upon  1,413.200 acres, yielded 44,014,000  bushels of the value of 820,406,000;  and flax, upon 1,677,800 acres, yielded  21,631^00 bushels, of the value of  819,626,000.  By comparison .with 1911, the results of last year's harvest, both as  regards total yield and value, are  upon the whole Inferior. The average  prices realised for most of the crops  were somewhat less, whilst the yields  from wheat, rye. peas, beans and corn  for husking were also lower. On the  other hand, oats yielded about, 13%  million bushela mor^ than in 1911, and  the following crops'also show more or  leas an excess yield: Barley, buck*  wheat, mixed grains, flax, potatoes,  turnips, etc., fodder corn, sugar beet  aad alfalfa. The a*erage~yielda per  acre for the rear 1912 compared with  1011 are as. follows: Wheat, 20.42  bushels against 20.37;, oats. 89.26  against 37.76; barley, 31.10 against  38.94; rye, 17.44 against 18.89; peas,  14.98 agalast 16.80; buckwheat, 26.34  against 22.69; mixed grains, 33.67  against 29.78; flaxseed, 12.92 against  11.41; beans, 17.40 against 19.06; corn  for husking, 66.68 against 69.69; potatoes, 172 against 144; turnips, etc., 402  against 874; hay and clover, 10.74 tons  against 8.66, and alfalfa, 2.79 tons  against 2 J4*  The quality of the grains of cereals  as shown br average * weight , per  measured bushel is somewhat, inferior  to that of last year in the case of  wheat, rye* peas, mixed grains and  flax, hot is superior in tbe case of oats,  barley, buckwheat, beans arid corn for  husking. . '  In the three Northwest provinces of  Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta  the production of wheat is placed at  183,322,000 bushels compared with  194,083,000 bushels in 1911; of oats at  221,758,000 bushels, compared with  212,819,000; and ��������������� barley at 26,671,-  000 bushels, compared with 24,043,000  bushels. The wheat production of  1912 in , Manitoba was 58,889,000  bushels from '2,653,100 acres; in Saskatchewan, 93,849,000 bushels from  4,891,500 acres, and in Alberta 30,574,*  000 bushels from 1,417,200 acres,  Conditions as affecting live stock  are reported to have been much the  same as those of 1911. Mild weather  through the fall and up to Christmas  enabled farmers to economize their  feeding supplies, and live stock have  entered winter quarters in excellent  condition.  ARCHIBALD BLUE,  Chief Offlcer.  Try a "CAU." ad.  Emperor Near Death.  Vienna, Jafl. 27.���������Despite reports to  the contrary, there is little or no hope  tbat the Emperor Franz Josef can  survive more than a month or two at  the most. He may pass away suddenly at any moment Archduke Franz  Ferdinand was hurriedly summoned  a few days ago and every preparation  has been made for the announcement  of a change of rulers.  Tuberculosis Qure.  New York, Jan. 27.���������-Charles E. Fin-  lay, president of the Aetna National  Bank, who offered last week to pay  $1,000,000 to Dr. P. F. Friedinanh of  Berlin if he would bring Or send Mb  supposed cure for tuberculosis to this  country and have it proved effective,  said yesterday that he now knows Dr.  Friedmann surely will bring his culture- here in person,' and that he will  sail for the United States within a  couple of weeks.:,  Mr. Finlay expects to hear within  two or three days of the definite plans  of Dr. Friedmann. ' He is glad the  Berlin specialist has accepted his  offer./,  Mr. Finlay intends to make cure  public if it is a success, and to found  hospitals within and without New  York, where It may be administered.  ***************l'**!)r***ir**->r ***************************  yy'yy'-'-'t  GraMtfoiev)  Note���������Newa meant for this co'uron should be mailed Or phoned to the editor early to insure  > usertion.   v y ' y.-'-'������������������'���������  ^^������^..i.li..^.i.^.^^^iii..i.������.|..i.ft.i.^wi^.>H*4>4' i*****i^**^*}*****y****4t**4*****  Grandview   Ratepayers   Pass   Resolution   Expressing   Disapproval!    of  Plans   for    Entry   of    Canadian  -   Northern.  Will Grandview be Chosen?  The circulation of the report that  the proposed new drill hall is to be  located in Grandview has been responsible for a great deal of excitement recently in real estate circles. It is confidently asserted that options have  already been secured on the property  on Commercial arive between William  and Charles streets, comprising a  whole city block. The options are  held by private parties, it is under  stood, who refuse to disclose the plans  for the proposed use of the tract.  Rumors are being circulated to the  effect that the federal government is  negotiating for the block. However,  as the property is on a hillside, it is  claimed that,it would not be suitable  for a drilling ground.  Another pertinent suggestion is that  the property may have been acquired  as- a site for the proposed Canadian  Northern Railway hotel. Alderman  MeSpadden, who is one of the owners  of the property, absolutely refuses to  make any statement regarding the negotiations.  Inquiries for property in Grandview  during' the past week have been  numerous; several sales have b*een  made, in fact, there is ah unusual demand for realty throughout this section. The owners in the majority of  cases are holding fast to their property in expectation of a big rise in  vales at an early date.  Charles E. Smith reports the sale of  property on Bagley street for 34,300.  The land was purchased by Mr.  Donald McDonald, who will erect  three houses on the property. Mr.  Smith also reports the Bale of a lot on  Victoria drive.���������World.  HOW GORDIANO GOT HIS PULPIT.  JMvite Van'. Fem������|p Wilt  A reUsblt French wgutator ���������������������**���������** falls. The  o-<rerful In regtiUtlr  .:- ".--'Sold'at ���������������������������'������������������  CampMI's   prwg;   Store  Cor. Hastings and Granville Sts.  ���������-.'.   Vancouver, B.O.  A Few Samples of Our Prices  Two l-arge Cans of Tomatoes. ������ can, 15c; two for......���������   Tws Cans ef Quaker Corn ��������� ���������   .���������  Two Cans of String Beans    Choice Salmon- ������ tin* 10c; three for.... ...........................  Pineapple* a tin* 10c; three for..................t...._,���������.........���������  4S*|b. Sask Five Hoses Flour, a sack.......:.........  1S~fb**"ft> C. Granulated Sugar, a sa������k���������::~.���������....������������;.���������.....���������~ii~-  Rsielne* 'm package- 15c; three for.-        Sultana Raisins, four packages for   Utility PUMkf a can, 10c; three for....���������.��������� ���������       .-..  Sunlight Soap* 6 pars for............. ................      ���������....................  Eggs- a down, 35c; three dozen for.      ���������  Hew Zealand Putter, .a pound, 40c; three pounds for... --  Choice Cooking Onions, 7 lbs. for......................   Snider* Catsup, a bottle .........���������.:.......   ���������..........~....  Furs (told Icing, s package .���������...........;���������...._.................:..... ...���������  Windsor Salt, ��������� Sacks for. .   Dill Pickles, a doxen      English Walnuts* a pound  ..   Prunes, a lb., 10c; three lbs. for...:.........-.... ������������������   Pumpkin, two * Cans for ....���������������..._..���������...���������������.........���������....���������.....~   BAKERY.  Apsis. Mince, Rasln Pies, each.��������� ���������������������������...������������������..���������   Lame* Piss, each i........ ;...   ^m4mW9fe    m*f4m^a9Mp  Mvn   .*..*........m...*.������..*:u...*..m*....m+.m***.t..*^*m*r������������������***...~...n������.���������*..******.<  t rW������    WHWy    SS*f    ej    IBs    ������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������(.������������������.���������������������������-���������.������������������������������������������������������-iM.H>������|������������������i.*.*������.*u..*������*i.i  Scotch Short Bread, only, a doxen   Give Our Bread a Trial.   (Why?)  EVERYBODY'S DOINO ITI  Winnipeg Grocery and Oakery  -   ^O. E. Jones, fProj>.  Comer Harris awl Campbell Ave.  Phone Highland X02 Branch Post Office  25c  85c  25c  .   85c  25c  ���������1-80  :|1.15  .   25c  .   25o  .   25c  .   25c  .   25c  .|1.00  ���������1.00  .   25c  .   25c  .   10c  .   25c  .   80e  .   15c  .   25c  .   25c  10c  15c  25c  15c  15c  Commercial Drive and 14th Ave.  "The Home of Quality"  Business comes our way because we keep what  the people need and charge moderately;  Groceries,  Provisions, Fruits  Only the best brands kept in stock.  Our goods are all guaranteed and money refunded if  unsatisfactory.  J. P. Sinclair. Prop  Phone: Fairmont 1033  First Evangelical Church for 8panish  folk in Two A-nericas Result of  i*ong, Hard Battle by Poor Lad.  New York. Jan. 24.���������This paragraph  is to be considered a nosegay laid at  the feet of a man who kept plugging  along until be got what be wanted.  Sixteen years ago Samuel Gordiano  lifted up bis eyes and found San Luis  Potosi, Mexico, very "poor stuff. So he  moved on. He was only twelve years  old. It'ls rather dusty walking along  the Mexican bolder, but be kept putting one foot after the other until he  found work on a ranch in Texas. Not  being bigger than a pint of cider,  Gordiano got bis pay in cakeB. That  Just suited bim. He had grown pretty  lank on that stroll across tbe frontier.  There were times when if he bad swallowed a bean some surgeon would  bave wanted to operate on him for a  tumor. 7- 7  Ten years ago he moved on to Ny-  ack, N. Y. He could talk pretty fair  English and a man's size ambition had  grown up in him. He worked his way  through tbe seminary at Nyack. Part  of tbe time be washed dishes and  waited on table, and did other menial  tasks.. But he was graduated with  scholastic bells on. By this time be  bad grown In mental stature. He was  able to make his living as an interpreter and translator while he studied  at the Union Theological Seminary  here. Sometimes he was pretty hard  up. It isn't recorded that he ever  asked for help. If he borrowed a dollar now and then, he always paid that  ducat back before lt could be asked  for. He won the degree of A. M. at  Columbia University.  He was approaching that ambition  he had sighted at along the barrel of  the years. By the aid of various  agencies he established an evangelical  church for the Spanish-speaking population Of New York. When not enough  of the 20,000 N&w Yorkers who were  "born to the Spanish tongue came to  blm, he went to them. He used to  preach to the cigar rollers between  times. Sometimes he spent hours on  the* watertjront looking for Spanish  sailors who were "up against ' it."  Finally the Iglesia Evangelica Espano*  la���������having grown out of pocket slse  ���������was given permission to hold its  weekly meetings in Pr. Parkhnrat's.  church on Madison-avenue. And how  Gordiano is in fair sight of what he  has been working for.  The' corner-stone Of bis new church  Is toisbe laid-in a few days. It will be  the first evangelical church, for the  Spanish folk in the two Americas.  The Rev. Samuel Gordiano is happy.  Chairman of . Bridges and Railways  Committee Explains Clauses But  States that Criticism Is Premature.  Over forty members of the Grand-  view Ratepayers' Association were  present last week at a special meeting  called to consider the question oi the.  C. N. R. entry to False Creek. A  resolution declaring that the meeting  disapproved of the action of the  bridges and railway committee was  declared carried by the chairman, half  of the attendance Btanding up to vote  for it in response to the request of  the chairman, but the other half took  nq action. Messrs. W. R. Hamilton,  A. B. Chapman and James Held, who  are interested in the real estate business, were the principal speakers on  the part of the opposition. * In addition Alderman Woodside, chairman of  the bridges and railway committee,'  Aid. Hepburn and Aid. Ramage were.  present   ���������/.'������������������  Mr. Jas. Reid, Dr. Strong, Mr. Thos.  Odium, Mr. E. Adair, Mr. Shannon  having spoken,- and several other  members having been called upon to  speak who, however, preferred not to  do so, Aid. Woodside was called, upon.  He explained his position as chairman of the bridges and railway committee. He claimed the city had secured the very best agreement possible, and spoke of the personal, stand  he had taken in regard to securing  the concession made as to the wages  to be paid to laborers.  He considered it rather premature  to discuss a proposed agreement not  yet printed for reference, and he  thought the meeting was evidently  called for the purpose of opposing the  agreement. Notwithstanding this, he  went on and touched oh features of  the agreement, ultimately stating that  if it was passed by council on Monday night the bylaw would then be  advertised tor twenty days, which  would give every opportunity for the  expression of public opinion.  .. Aid. Hepburn claimed there had  been introduced so many things into  the agreement, that the amount' the  city would be getting out of It waa  obscured. He estimated the amount  would be only $1,103,650, made up as  follows: $70,074 for filling in First  avenue, $48,888 for filling in land behind block, $72,000 for filling in twelve  acres, $8,888 for filling in Main street,  $28,000 for filling in west of Main  street, $15,000 for' widening First  avenue, $200,000 as half cost of Carolina e-r Scott street bridge, $60,000 for  cost of concrete wall 27 feet west of  Main street. -From this, he said,  should be deducted (if this work was  not done) $28,800 for filling west of  Main street, $30,000 for concrete wall  and $300,000 for property in block 25,  a total of $358,800, leaving $744,850  net, from which $7,150 cost of paving  Main street should be taken, leaving  Everybody's doing it-Who's doingit?  We are doing it-Doing what ?  GIVING   ^  with every $1.0Q purchase.  Come in and see us.  E. M. LYNN  DBALBR IN  Groceries, China  and Kitchen Hardware.  PHONE: Highland 823  Corner Keefer St! and Campbell Ave.  ��������� **'���������'-. ��������� ,_  We ourselves are better served  r      By serving others {jest  ��������� THE -  a net balance of $753,000. These figures are In great contrast to those  worked out by Alderman (now Mayor)  Baxter last fall. The meeting lasted  over three hours.  $25-000,000 for Railway  Into  Canada.  Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 24.���������The  Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste.  Marie Railroad will spend 525,000,000  in building 725 miles of new road','  which will cross Montana and strike  the Canadian Pacific road somewhere  near the Montana-Idaho boundary line.  This announcement was made today  by President Edmund Pennington, who  has just returned from Montreal.  Killed Husband In Quel with Rapiers.  Moscow, Jan. 27.���������Madame Nadla  Putokln killed her. husband yesterday  in a duel wltb rapiers, to whieh she  formally challenged him. The Puto*  Mns were both professors of fencing,  and their rooms were crowded every  day with fashionable people. One of  these was an army officer,. who  aroused the jealousy of M. Putokln.  His jealousy led the officer to issue  a challenge, but Madame Putokln, declaring her honor had been Insulted,  sent seconds to her husband, and Insisted that he should ifight her.  Sub-Agency for the ]  Columbia   Graphophone  Prices from $7.50 to $350.       Latest records in  great variety.  Of course you know Without using time or  space   to   explain,  that   we   lead  where others follow  In Stationery* Toys. Books, Magazines,  Papers, Confectionery, etc.  *������������������*���������*������������������������������������������������������   '' ������������������������������������,-I���������-.    ��������� i *���������*-*>��������� i ���������     i -���������-V '      ���������'���������    .���������    ��������� ���������        "     ' ���������   ��������� -' "       ������������������ ���������*'���������'  1130 Commercial Orive  J. W. EOWONps, Prop.  For  Jewelry an4 Optical Goo4s  A.  WISMZR  Jeweler *% Ontlolan     ������������������  Repairing a Specialty 1433 Commercial Prive  mm  Pocket Knives,  Table Cutlery,  etc.  bearing   the  brands of Genuine Joseph Rodgers, I.X.L. and Boker, the world'snnost reliable  makes.    No doubtful goods ever permitted to find a place in our stock.  tisoaus UMtreo  919'990 Haatlmo* 9tr*ot, Wmat Vaneomvat: O* O*  1  m  j|lmo^Every-  tKing from  'V'S^^-  to  999c  A most  varied stock of  every-day  wants  999C Stores  1150 Commercial Drive  Prices of a Few of Our Ooods  Noel Jams, assorted, 44b.  tins, reg. 76c. each 66c  Tickler's Rasp, and Strawberry Jam, reg. 26c 20c  Tins Pineapple  3 for 26c  Can Peas, Corn, Beans  Ct tor 4QG  Can Tomatoes, large tin.15c  Can Plums ....... ..^........150  Can Pumpkm.......r2 for 25c  Cove Oysters  % for 25c  Clams.................2 for 25c  Kippered Herring, large  tin..............  ... 10c  Van Camp's Hominy, tin 20c  Raisins, seedless sujtanas,  /; reg; lOc^....:. .5c  Raisins, 16-0z., seeded,  regy.lOc 4 for 25c  Jellsope, reg. 25c, large  tin.... 15c  Honey, Eastern  2h lb. Pail 55c  5 lb. pail $1.10  10 1b. pail $2.15  Carolina Rice 2 lbs. 25c  Bulk Olives, Queen., pint 25c  Wash Boards, reg. 25c....10c  Empress Baking Powder  J lb. tin 15c  lib. tin...     25c  2J lb. tin.........    60c  5 lb. tin.. $1.00  Ceylon and India Tea  35c, 40c and   50c  Pan Fired Japan lb.  40c  Basket Fired Japan..."  40c  Young Hyson...........'"  40c  Gun Powder .....*'  50c  Oolong (Formosa) ..���������."  60c  Mocha and Java Coffee 50c  Try our famous 40c coffee;  it's delicious.  With each $1.00 purchase of bar  balk tea sad coffe we will give  one lis of Empress Baking  Powder FREE!  Swindell Bros.  1417 Commercial Drive     Next to Uneeda Neat Market ' V--*  - y-, A bhgtm  ' A'     '   '*^-jSe  i     i' ~ S jj> /  Y?.*W  Friday, January 31, 1913  TIIE WESTERN CALL  CITY  New Office Block.  Plans were deposited last week  with the building department for a  ten-storey block of offices for the  Yorkshire Guarantee trust Co., at the  corner of the alley on Seymour street;  between Hastings and Pender streets.  The estimated cost is in the neighborhood of *250,000!  Will Request Probe of School Board  / " ��������� Matters.' ��������� A '  Complete data concerning the ^93,000  -deficit and the financial disturbance  at the school board offices was laid  before the provincial department of  education at Victoria this week, when  a delegation of the school board went  to Victoria. It is understood that  the department ot education will probably call for a full and complete Investigation of the accounts.  j point a traveller to canvass the city  j for buyers from the city market and  : to approach the B. C. ������3. R. with the  view  to granting transfers;!to those  7\vho   patronise   the   market,   which  should ,be available for an hour, the  market and  industries committee at  its first meeting commenced a policy  of aggressiveness, the object of which  was to bring before the public the advantages, of dealing with that institution.      ''���������'''������������������':> 'y'y'y"'y''   '������������������".''"������������������-.  Thes^ .matters were suggested by  Aid. Mahon, and found ready acceptance by the committee after the market clerk, Mr. J. McMillan, had said  that the market could not handle the  amount of stuff that was- coining ln.  Several carloads had to be refused recently.  C. N. R.'Arrives Within ���������Year*  "Our plans for this year call for the  hurrying to completion ol existing projects, and more especially the transcontinental line, rather than the embarking on any new construction. By  the end of the year the transcontinental will be nearly completed, and  several branch lines in the prairie  provinces and farther Bast will be  finished and in operation. The main  line through this province from Yel-  lpwhead Pass to Vancouver should be  completed inside a year if no complications arise." .  The speaker was 8ir Donald, Mann,  vice-president of the Canadian Northern Railway.  "There Is only one possibility of delay in the completion of the main line  Officer lilt by Car Blames Motormpn.  Knocked down and carried 35 feet  by a New Westminster interurban car,  Police  Constable  McLeod, on  point  duty at  the corner Of Carrall and  'Hastings  streets,  Thursday  of  last  week,. would   have   been   Instantly  "killed, according to witnesses, bad it  not been for the. car fender against  which he fell.  Constable McLeod, in a report submitted   later   at   the police station,  blames the motorman, Percy Barnes,  210 Ninth avenue west, for negligence. ^j^^^^^  and claims that such carelessness Is  than.,dc^ Vancouver," continued his  worship. ' Where can you find a finer  natural harbor? The biggest vessels  can come up at high tide or at low  tide to our front door and unload thelr  passengere and freight God Almighty has given us a wonderful front  door, ^^-totf^we'have' an equally won*  derful back door in False -Creek.  With the help of the Almighty and  through our own industry we have  hewn under great difficulties a city  that is the home of almost two hundred thousand souls. No body of men  hold in their hands such power aa the  architects of this city to make this  city a, pleasant place in which men  may make their homes. It is the duty  of the architects and~ every citizen of  Vancouver to take a greater interest  in.public affairs. We should endeavor  to make lt a city which we ourselves  and our children after ns can point to.  wltb pride." The speech was most  .enthusiastically received.  tarn  3  bath-house, each bather will be again  given a room ln which to dress.  being constantly perpetrated by conductors and motormen on the Inter-  nrban cars as they leave the station.  Tweflve-Month Term for Cheque Artist  Charged with obtaining money under false pretences and issuing worthless cheques, N. A. McGowan was .sentenced to twelve months' Imprisonment by Magistrate Shaw this morning.  McGowan, who is alleged to come  of a wealthy and respectable-family  from Texas, had. made several efforts  to obtain help from his folks by telegraph, but no word had been received.  vMr. J. K. Kennedy stated that It  would be fair to the prisoner to say  that he, Mr. Kennedy, had seen testimonials speaking of McGowan ln the  highest terms, but his offence had  been too heavy and too repeated to  be excused  and that may be caused by Inability to  secure material for the steel bridges  ia contract time. There are no less  than 17 big bridges to be built in the  British Columbia section, and" contractors have been complaining about delay in the forwarding of material.  This delay in shipments is due in a  great measure to the enormous demands for all kinds of structural steel  all over the United States and Canada. ������������������ ".'��������� ... .,  Aggressiveness for City Market.  With  the recommendation  to  ap-  Mayor Baxter to ihe Architects.  "Where is.the man who does not  hold his head a little higher when he  tells to a citizen from a distant part  Of the Empire that he is a citizen of  Vancouver?" asked His Worship  Mayor Baxter at the first banquet of  the Vancouver Chapter of the British  Columbia Society^of Architects, in replying ;to the toast "The City of Vancouver" last evening, in the banquet  hall of the University Club. "No. city  occupies   a   more   splendid   position  mmK9B*mm99mme**mm99mm*mw  Bathing Beaches to Have Locker  System.  A definite decision to proceed as  soon as possible with the Improvement of the Kitsilano and English Bay  bathing beaches and bath-houses was  reached last week, when members  of the Park Board and Mr. John  R. Honeyman, architect, waded  through the snow on an inspection  tour, examined the' bath-houses and  looked over the beaches.  Messrs. Honeyman and Curtis, are  to draw up plans in the near future  for changes in the bathhouses, wttb  the object of making them more convenient. The beaches will also undergo changes, but to what extent or  wbat improvements will be effected in  the bath-houses are not known as yet,  for the Park Board has done nothing  definite beyond deciding on action:  One thing haB been practically decided, however, that this is the establishment of the locker system in the  bath-houses, as used at the Beattie  bathing, resorts. The locker system,  it is stated, will make it possible to  accommodate five 'times as many  bathers with the same facilities aB at  present. InBtead ef each bather having a bath-room, as at present, he  will be {riven a room in which to  change his bathing suit, after which  he will surrender this room to other**.  and put his clothes in a locker to be  p'aced iu a general locker room. Instead ot one man holding a room all  the time he is in the water, often two  or three hours, it w������H thus be con-  Rtan-'lv re-assirrnPd.   Returning to the  m9Mmm9mmaWaW9maiawaaaa*9m  Mr. W. E. Burns and Aid. Black are  tne government appointees to the  Board of Vancouver Police Commissioners. The new commissioners will  take office forthwith, and the board  will probably hold an organization  meeting within the coming week. The  retiring commissioners are Mr. Walter  Leek and ex-Aid. George E. Williamson. The mayor of Vancouver IS ex-  officio chairman of the board.  Mr. W. E. Burns Is a barrister, a  member of the firm of Burns ft  Walkem. He has been a resident of  the city for the past sixteen or seventeen years, and is well qualified to  participate ln the duties attendant on  the management of the Vancouver police force.  Aid. A. P. Black, the member chosen  from the city council, is a well known  resident of Ward Five; where he headed the poll at the recent civic elections, scoring the second highest aldermanic vote ln the contest, being  only two votes behind the poll ���������- of  Aid. E. B. McMaater of Ward Six.  Aid. Black Is engaged' in the real  estate business. He is president of  the Ward Five Ratepayers' Association, and president of the Ward Five  Conservative Association. Aid. Black  Is looked on as a nian who will capably represent the views of the aldermanic body on the police commission.  Will Britain Force Opium Upon  -   '  China?  London, Jan. 27.���������A crisis ha$ been  reached in China in regard to the  traffic in opium. Heavy financial commitments, it Is allegad, stand In the  way of Great Britain's duty In this  matter, and unless the force of public  opinion can be brought to bear on the  question, one more disastrous chapter  will have to be added to the story of  traffic which has brought woe to China  while enriching the coffers ot the Indian government to the extant ot .four  billion dollars. Yielding to the pressure of the banks and merchants Interested, the government has dscldeil  that China, while straining svto  nerve to suppress the cultlvattoa and  use of the drug In her oiwn dominions,  even to tho extent.,of puttlif 'to death  those who violate the laws oo tbe  subject. Is to be compelled to continue  to buy the drug. ,  BIr Hiram Maxim, in a letter to the  Daily Express, says the opium traffic  is as indefensible as would be an at*  tempt to sell Canadian whisky in  Maine.        v'."!   "M-.';- K y.;x'<-  Socialists Gain a Foethojd in Have*  of M������aT*.-c  London, Jan. 24.���������England's pttwd  aid peerage If In a sorry plight.. It  was bad enough when, sosao sfrty  years ago, they began toy sign on  smpng the crew of thW venerable jros-  leL House of Lords, % mlscollaiMoas.  assortment of brawem, botchsMi, grocery keepers and other t^Mmett.the  dubious charactertW mjiama tam^t*  trees was^eosiveji^tl/'olWarodV^r  their golden foliage. Than along\*m*e  th������} buccaneers of the maaa*\*i Oatm  mens, a couple of years ate Ther  boarded tie ancient emft aWmnsosd  her up In a most frig������tfnl Ipssi^  Although they dldnH qolu sentOs kor  they set her adrift with nose potato*  straight for the shoals of dossoomey..  And now, lt has been dlscovovsd tfcnt  there is nt lout om traitor tn the  forecastle, whttn others are ���������nspeeesd,  The country to stilt gasping over tho  recent ajmounooaant that tho ssost  aristocratic, used-to-be lofistatlvo bofr  in tho world Mashers maaak' M  membership n Socialist. Tho ttssfnt  a prayer-meeting wonld be lom tnson*  grows. As for the lords thoMtol������os.  they wouldn't havobeenmorsdtsgasV  ed it they had suddenly fosmd ther  had been harboring a snffirsdpatto. Bnt,  even -that may cone later.  Wi  ***rtS  *. * Hi  iA?m  ., A?*  ���������J5H  ry  -' '4  - 'iX  )f%  Wilson to Make Trip to Alaska and  Philippines.  Washington, Jan. - 27.���������Presidentelect Wilson plans personally to  investigate conditions in the Philippines and Alaska, according to Information obtained here yesterday from  one of the governor's closest eongres  slonal advisers and from other congressmen who have been to Trenton  recently.  The trip to the Philippines is to be  made soon after the extra session has  ended. This would make the date of  the new president's voyage to the far  east about the middle of next September.  There will bejno action by congress  on the Jones btti giving the Filipinos  Independence In 1912 until after Mr.  Wilson returns.  The governor intends to investigate  the Alaska situation, particularly ln  regard to the request from the Pacific  coast for the territory's vast coal  lands to be opened.  It is reported that he will make the  trip to Alaska soon after his return  fm*n the Philippines.  mm*999mW9999mmmmmJ  Bitulithic Paviflg  Thin scientific paving composition combines  in the greatest degree tho Qualities of  DURABILITY,   ECONOMY,  NOISELESSNBSS,  NON-SLIPPERINESS, RESILIENCY OR  ELASTICITY, SANITARINESS  !   >    Ol  Bitulithic Paving on Marino Drive  COLUMBIA WTUUTHICUP-  fHOW Seymour m 7130 Wm\mjm^  > -U  ^1***********************4***44<4'*4'4'4+>W4W ****************4>******4>***<^M'<r'f*'i-*  rl# ������������������*'���������������������������,-������������������������������������������'.������������������ i'  **;*>>*i**i**������"H' ** * **** *********'*******l***l*****************f**94  * *  * >  * *  *������  ������-  <������  %  ���������������  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Time Demands  SAFE,   ECONOMICAL   POWER  Stave Lake Power is Dependable and Economical -  By harnessing the Great Stave River we have made it possible to generate 100,000 horse power of electrical energy at our Stave Falls Plant,  the Biggest Electrical Feat in Western Canada.  100,000 HORSE POWER  Or half as much again as the combined connected load in steam and electricity in Vancouver today, a fact of great significance to local industeries  P. 0. Drawer 1418  Vancouver. B.C.  Offices: 603-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Seymour4770  R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  JOHN   MONTGOMERY, Contract Agent  s ���������. ��������������������������� v  I  +  ������rnii<Hio<H4'ni*iiii'i*^  -;'3K-r.-'-���������-.-,vir; - Txy1&,  '4  THE WESTERN CALL,  Friday, January 31.1013  *   <  1  i  ****************************  !   The Successful Firms  ;   Advertise.        WHY?  ' >*************** ���������'���������! I ltll ****<  This is the reduction we are making  for our  First Annual Sale of  Wallpaper  Call in and let ua convince you that  we are making the above reduction on  all Wallpaper in our store to make  room for 12,000 rolls high-class Spring  stock.  I Swan Bros]  LEE & WOOD  Importers of Wallpaper  523 BrMdway. W    Photie Fair. 1520  Furnished Rooms  2 south Bed-rooms  Morning and Evening Meals if  desired.  35 13th AVENUE, EAST  Single and Rose Comb  t  Have mated up 8 Grand Pens  One Price, $1.75 per 13  Each settingwiU contain  eggs from  each pen.  p. E, Harmer  McKay, p. C.  : McKsyStaUoa.R.C e,R.We������troliiter line  Garments of all description  cleaned.  FURS  CLEANED  lac Offles, Ith t Mi, Pbsas fair. 504  ffsrks.sM Btha������s-,E..ntisFslr.674  Mount Pleasant  Phone: Fairmont 1140  gmT'Help to make theee pages ae interesting  ae  possible   by   writing  or telephoning all local news each week before  Wednesday noon.  ers  AT COST  Special reductions in  WALLPAPERS  for  the balance of  ���������       . January.  See our special 5c,  lyic and 10c lines  and be  convinced.  STANLEY & CO.!  CoBtraciis* Psperbsnj-ers  2317 Mam Street1  PHONE Fairmont 908  Local News.  Mrs. H. H. Stevens, children and  maid, have left for Ottawa to Join Mr.  Stevens.  Mr. McGowan, who haa been iu a  local hospital suffering from a severe  attack of pneumonia, is now recuperating at his home.  Miss Rosetta Brown, formerly of  England, was married last Wednesday  attemoon in the vestry ot the Mount  tfieaeaut Presbyterian Church to Mr.  William Peterkln, recently from Scot*  land, by Rev. John W. Woodside.  Lougheed & Co. report two exchanges and a sale during the week.  Mrs. Alma Keeler, assisted by some  of the best talent in the city, gave a  literary and musical recital under the  auspices of L. O. T. M. Alexandra Hive  No. 7 in Oddfellows' Hall, Main street,  Thursday of this week. Members of  the Welsh Choir rendered quartettes,  duets and solos, and Mrs. Keeler gave  several readings.  Mrs. Jennie Johnson, 118 Fifth  avenue east, for sixteen years a resident of Vancouver, passed away at her  home on Sunday. She has been residing for a nujmber of years with her  daughter, Miss Bessie Johnson, a  school teacher. The funeral was held  from the family residence, Rev. J. W.  Woodside officiating.  Men's Meeting, Grandview.  The third of a series of monthly  meetings for men will be held in St.  Saviour's Church, Grandview, corner  First avenue and Semlln drive, on  Sunday, February 2nd, at 4 p.m. The  speaker for the occasion will be Rev.  Dr. McKay, principal of Westminster Hall and president of the Canadian Club. His subject will be "The  Secret of a Happy Life." The music  will be furnished by an orchestra and  by the famous Christ Church quartette. Men of all denominations or  no denomination cordially invited;  We are pleased to note two important additions to Mt. Pleasant's  rapidly increasing army of influential citizens. They are Mr. Harry  Morrison of the Owen Hardware,  and Dr. H. Wood, dentist^ with  rooms in the Lee Building;    -f'  ma-ar  OF OPP-  MT. PWSASANT LODGE NO. I*    m  Meets   ������very   Tuesday   at   S P-m* J������  I.O.O.P.  hall,    Westminster    Ave..  Mt  Pleasant-   Soournlng brethren cordial!}  invited to attend.  3. C. Paris. N. G.. 1831 Home-* Street  a.HaMon.7V.O.. !������6Mato8U**t  Thee. StrwMl. nee. Sue. 481 Seventh Aye. W  For Solo  A large lot, 50x132 ft., in block 2000  Pender Street, East.       Price $3000.  Balance 6, 12, 18 months.    An excellent chance.     Enquire  WESTERN CAW, OFFICE  3408 Westminster Road  Bulbs J Pulbs!  FOJISAW3  A fine lot to choose from, all in  , prime condition.  Sixty varieties to select .from.  Now is the time to buy for Fall planting to give good results for next  Spring.  KERR'S NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. <& Main St  \-    PHONE: Fairmont 817  For Root  3 furnished Housekeeping Booms  $20 per month.  Apply  9898  Main  Street  Dr. H. Wood, dentist, has opened  an office in the Lee Building, cprner  of Main St. and Broadway, Mt.  Pleasant. As an introduction to the  people of this part of the city, a  reduction in prices will be given  during the month of February.,,, Pr.  Wood is a graduate of the Tor������?������to  university and is most thoroughly  equipped for his business: He occupies an attractive suite of rooms  312���������313, and invites consultation. ,  More Damage by Snow on Roofs.  Additional instances of damage to  buildings owing to the weight of the  melting snow on the roof has been  reported from several different outlying sections of tho city.  The most serious instance was the  structure used as the gymnasium ot  the Methodist Church, o>i the corner  of Sixth avenue and Fir street, which  totally collapsed this morning at 6.15  o'clock. The building was smashed to  the ground, and tbe damages are estimated at $2,000. In falling the back  wall was forced against tbe house at  the rear of the church occupied by Mr.  O'Sulllvan. His house was only  slightly damaged, however. The  heavy, watery snow so weighed down  the building that it fell together like  a house of cards. Fortunately nobody  was hurt.  The heavy snow is creating havoc  with the lighter buildings in the city.  A small galvanized house or shack on  Georgia street, opposite the Horse  Show building, collapsed this morning at 1.15 o'clock owing to the pressure of the melting snow. No damage  was done to the building, which is  only a temporary shack for building  purposes.   .  **************************   **************************  Mo Delivery  I  No Credit  Pbone. Fairmont 621  WlllflfMthtbSIC*  lit st all aipsisss si  tillwtry  iii '"'  kstplsf.  Satisfaction in Both Quality and Price  Saturday Smaolala  Pan La.  Fresh Local Lamb.  4* <���������  -   - Legs 22c  "     Loins 22c  " " ������������Shoulder 15c  Choice Rolled Roast - 20c-25c  Fresh Spare Ribs -2 lbs. 25c  Fresh Dressed Chix - 25c to 80c  Pig Pork, Legs and Loins 18c-22c  Pern La  Presh Local Veal Rossts 20c to 25c  Sirloin Roast - - - - 20c-26c  Choice Pot Roast - - 14c-16c  New Zealand Butter -3 lbs.$1.00  Smoked Shoulder Hams, - 15c  Good Lard - - - 2 lbs. for 26c  Ranch Eggs, per dos.     -   -   86c  Freeh Salmon  Large Salt Herri-ass  8moked Halibut - .  SEAL SHIPT OYSTERS  2 Ita. 86c Fii.an Haddie        .     .     per lb. It 1-fte  ���������      ��������� each 5c Kippera       ....     6c par pair  Z lbs. for SSe Freah Smoked Salmon     ���������   8 Ae. for 86a  The Place that Treat* Yea Right  Thle la an Independent Market  2513 Mill) Street, nr. Broadway  ************************** *********4>****************  *****************************************************  PETERS & CO*  Pioneer Shoemakers  We do the Best Work for the Lowest Possible Prices.  Get Your Shoes Repaired Here  2530 Main Street  With improved quarters we improve and increase our work accordingly.  ************** *���������������������������������������������- **************************  **********'  I  e  >  -v .��������� ***************************  **** ** ********************   4 4 4 4 * * * * * * * 4>* >i<4 * * * 'M ������'I' * * * 4  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  PROPRIETORS:  cTKcGOWEN  C& SALTER^  1  THC DON  REST PARLOR  2846 Hlmln St. adetere from Uth 4V.  CHOCOLATES  FRUITS  STATIONERY  *** It till II t !��������� ���������!��������� 't' ���������!��������� 4- 'I' -t' 't- ������������������������ ���������������������������������������!��������� ���������!���������   4 * * * * * * * I * ** * * * * M * * * * * * * 4  A very interesting and enjoyable  time was spent on Friday evening,  Jan. 24, at the open meeting of tbo  Royal Templars of Temperance,-whe^  about 50(of the TomPlars and'their  friends.met at the,lodge room, 2425  Main -street. The attendance was  very good considering the weather.  Bro. Brunt started the programme  with a piano solo, which did a. great  deal towards the success of tho evening.   Messrs. Peel and Campbell each  rendered   vocal   solos,, .which > were  highly appreciated by the audience.  The    two    instrumentals    by    the  Italian Quartette, were also a great  success.    Bro.   Cairns,   from   Chilllwack, as speaker tor the evening, gave  an eloquent address.   He spoke in a  very encouraging way, and said that  although he had as delegate been to  the Local House quite a number of  times in the Temperance cause, there  seemed no chance to accomplish very  vmuch until.the people had been educated to see the heinousness of the  great evil, over which legislation had  apparently such little control, but thai  the strides that the Temperance cause  was taking proved that it was Just a  matter   of  time  and this great evil  would be overcome.  The evening closed by singing "God  Save the King," led by the Italian  Band. A. O. F.  New Block for Mount Pleasant.  Excavation work is now well under  way for the two-storey apartment  building which will be erected on the  corner of Sixth avenue and Alberta  street for W. G. Elliott The structure will cost thirty thousand dollars,  and .will occupy a lot sixty-tour feet  square. It is to be of mill construction, with a facing of pressed brick,  and a trimming of stone/ and to follow  the colonial style of architecture.  There will be twelve suites of four  rooms each. Four ot these suites will  be suites de luxe. Among other con*  ventences tbey will be equipped with  disappearing beds. All suites will  contain telephones, tiled bathrooms,  and every other mode in accommodation.  Elaborate decorations and flooring  of marble and tile will be UBed in  finishing the entrance. Laundry room,  locker rooms and commodious Janitor  quarters are. to be located in the basement. Mr. J. Y. Carter is tbe architect, and the Dominion Construction  and Supply Company has the contract  for erecting the building.  ThiB handsome addition to Mount  Pleasant's many fine apartment houses  will be ready for occupancy by June 4.  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  TRIMBLE  & NORRIS]  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  <���������       I...  >���������*! ���������l.������������ ��������������� >������ |������| ��������� ������������| ���������������*> I ��������������� 1 ������4 e>W������������������������������������0������������������������-f ������ ������������I ���������������!������������'���������������< ������������������*t>t  244*5 MAIN ST.  PHONE Fairmont 2259  A Good Stock of No, 1  Fruit  and   Produce.  ���������JOHN* REEKIE  PROPRIETOR  Terminal Qity Press, Ud.  2408 Westminster Rd. Phone Fairmont 1140  THE SUCCESS  Business  "THE SCHOOL OP CERTAINTIES"  We invite the puhlic to call at our new premises in the  Harris Block. We would like you to inspect our equipment ; to see what splendid light and ventilation we have;  to see our students at work.  If you are interested in Business Education, a visit to  us will convince you that this is the school for you to attend.  The best is what you require.  E. SCOTT EATON, B. A., Principal  Cor. Main St. & 10th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 2075       VANCOUVER, B.C.  Mt. Pleasant business houses that  are leaders in their particular lines  and on whose .word patrons can rely.  Don, The, 2648 Main.  Fruit Store, O. K., 2446 Main.  Keeler'B Nursery, 15th and Main.  Lee & Wood, 523 9th W.  Mt. Pleasant Livery, Sth and Main.  Mt. Pleasant Confectionery, 2440 Mala.  Main Transfer, 2421 Scotia.  McBride & Co., 15th and Main.  Owen, W. R., 2337 Main.  Peters & Co., 2530 Main.  Sanitary Market, 2513 Main.    .  Success Bus. College, 10th and Main.  Stanley & Co., 2317 Main.  Shaw, Dr., 250 22nd E.  Toronto Furniture, 3334 Main.  Trimble & Norris, 9th and Westm. Rd.  Canadian Loan Arranged.  London, Jan. 24.���������Another Canadian  loan is being arranged for tbe Issue  here of a $3,500,000 Edmonton, Dun-  vegan & British Columbia Railway  first mortgage 4 per cent, stock,  guaranteed by the Alberta Government.   The price is given at .92.  HARDWARE.  Mt. Pleasant is fortunate In having  excellent hardware stores, chief of  which are those located at 2337 Main  st., and Sixteenth ave. and Main st.  W. R. Owen.  -.The firBt mentioned Is owned by W.  R. Owen, the popular Park Commissioner of Vancouver. This large store  is stocked with up-to-date hardware,  Including everything in common use  and many specials. Nowhere in .the  city is it possible to get better service  at living prices. "Owen's Hardware"  has an enviable reputation for falr  deallng and goods of quality. 2337  Main st. is widely known and well  patronized.  G. E. McBride & Co.  Most people, at least south of False  Creek, know McBride's Hardware,  corner Main st. and Sixteenth avenue.  He that calls once at this store wishes  to call again. A big.stock of great  variety, fair representation, reasonable  charges, honorable treatment, genial  manners, and an1 atmosphere of gen-  nine good fellowship furnish the  people with a reason for purchasing  their hardware at this store.  McBride's branch store at Forty-  ninth ave. and Fraser is doing a good  business. We point with pride to our  hardware stores in-this section of Vancouver.  Nat the Cheapest Race  In Town  But the Beet Value for  "loney  w  - , .-jaw. cwfbc������������������;;  jV)V* W. **. Armstrong, Prop. J J������t  2440 MAIN STREET  A full line of all the Best Magazines.  Fruit and Candy of the Highest Grade.  #y  Included in the building permits issued Tuesday was one in the sum of  160,000 for a three-storey concrete  dairy building for the Standard Dairy  Company, Limited, at 403 Eight  avenue west.  Mt. Pleasant Livery  * A. F. McTAVISH, Prop. tj  % Phone Fairmont 845 Corner Broadway and Main t  ���������Se *e>  | Carriages at all hours day or night |  J Hacks, Victorias, Broughams, Surreys andfSingle  -j. Buggies, Express and Dray Wagons for hire  t Furniture and Piano Moving  ***** lit' 1 H 1 H H 11 11111 111 ISM I ll!"Ml'M 1114 4 ������111 > . I*** Wm-  Friday, January 31, 1913  THE WESTERN CALL.  ancouver  ��������� Minimi i*i������������< 111111 *****  \\ If You Help Your District j  : \ You also Help Yourself  ������*****************************  WANTED  FIRST-CLASS  BULL DOG  Good pedigree, young dog; state price,  particulars, where seen.  Apply  Box WN, Western Call  * **** ** tf IH'WIWH *****  iiTORONTOi  i i FURNITURE  STORE i  3334 Main St.  ;; Our stock of Furniture ?  ;; is Large. Modern and |  ;; adapted to the tastes of ������  Buyers.  :: Dressers, Buffets, Tables  ;: Chairs, Couches, Mat-  :: tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  !! A complete line of  ' > Linoleums. Carpet Squares, ete. 7  |) Drop in and inspect our goods. '  . This is where you get a square v  ������������ deal. v  II M. H. COWAN *.  OJlU*.  Issued every Friday at S40S Waatasda-  ������ter Road, one-half block north of Broadway.    Phone Fairmont 114*.  Editor, H. H. Stevens; Managar. Oao  v Odium.  ���������ahtwrlpthmi 11.00 per year, BO cents  ���������er alx months; 26 cents per three  uontha.  Chancas ot ads. mu-������t ba la hy Tutelar evening- each week to Insure Insertion In followins; laaua.  <  Notices of   blrtha, deaths  and  -lagea Inserted free ef charaa.  YOUR HEALTH  depends upon the condition of your spine. To  enjoy perfect health get  your spine adjusted by  Ernest Shaw, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)    <-.  250 22nd Avenue East  (Close to Main 8t)  Office Hours: 1*80 to 6.    Consultation  Free.  ?i.!..t..t'.l..l..l..l..l..l..������.1.4.4--l"l"l"l"l-4"ii4'������������������*S  Morris JeUy  H. O. Foote  i  Main Transfer Co.  Express, Baggage and Storage  Always in Mount Pleasant  Phone Fairmont 1177 Stand 2421 Scotia St., Mt. Pleasant  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quelle St.  Preaching Services���������11 a.m.    and    7:S<<  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  There will be a banquet held at the  dining hall of the church next Tuesday  evening under the auspices of the  Ladies* Society of the church. After  refreshments the year's financial budget will be taken under consideration.  As this is an Important feature of the  life and success of the church, it Is  greatly desired that all membeo and  Interested friends do not fall to be  present.  Mr. Baker's opening of his pastorate  here has been very promising Indeed,  He Is not only an excellent preacher,  but has a real seal for the spiritual  welfare of his flock. His Wednesday  evening prayer meetings are considered seasons of refreshing. He should  wield a strong influence, upon the  conantuanty along moral-and'spiritual  lines.  7������>������***t*W-������->4������*l������H*W  ARE YOll INTERESTED IN B.C.METHODISM?  :; THEN THE |  Western Metlipdist Recorder  (Published Monthly)  Ia almost indespensible to you.  No other medium will give yoti such general and  such satisfactory information about Methodist  activity in this great growing province. Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement   Send your subscription to  ^ Hoqoger KetHodlst-Becorder P. * P. Co., ltd.   ��������� ���������   VlctotH^C. i  ff.HO ���������  Qno Xoor  %*4>*4>4*>*4>************^^^  r*..,*,���������.������������������������������������. ������*������m������������*****������***M*****  lit  & til,  |Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.]  PHONE: Fairmont 899  | Corner 49th and Fraser Aveuwes |  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  PER  CENT.  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10 th Ave. and Laurel 8t '  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and T:S('  6m.   Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.  ev . P. Clifton Parker. M.A., Pastor,  llth Ave. W.  Next Sunday Dr. Spencer': will  preach at both services at Central  Baptist church, and will give some  account of the convention of Baptists  just held at Calgary. Strangers invited.  ��������������� At**   '*   '  ������������������    i i  aXBTHODIST.     ���������  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  8ervlcee���������Preaching at 11  am. and at  f'.ii p.m.   Sunday   School   and .Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. VT. Lashley Hall, B.A.B.D.. Paatoi  Parsonace, 123 llth Ave. W. Tele. Fair  mont 1449.  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church.  The Mount Pleasant Methodist  Church has Just closed a,three weeks'  special evangelistic campaign. The  services were well attended and helpful to the spiritual life of the church.  Addresses were given by various local  pastors throughout the campaign. ���������  ; The new gymnasium Is nearlng completion, and will be ready for opening  February 6. The Young Men's Club is,  taking a, deep interest in this feature  of the work.  The new organ is' proving generally  satisfactory. Under the able and accomplished leadership of Madame  Ullsse the choir has been increasing  in numbers and efficiency.  The Epworth League will hold a  consecration meeting on Monday evening next. Mr. Graham will address  the meeting.  Alert Adalt Bible Class of Mountain View Methodist Church meets at  2.30 every Sunday. Visitors will *e  made welcome. S. Johnston, president.  AHOUCA*.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.  Broadway and Prince Edward St  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible class at 2:30  p.m.  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 am.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at tl am  Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector  Rectory, Cor.   8th Ave. and Prince Edward St. Tele. Fairmont 406-L.  Are you wanting a Heater  or Stove or Range? We  want to reduce our stock.  Now is your time to buy.  is THE  1 Hallmark ol Quality |  i| 16th and Main    49th and Fraser ji  CEDAR COTTAGE PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Rev. J. C. Madill. Pastor.  Services���������11 a.m., 7:30 p.m.  2.30 p.m.��������� Sunday School and Bible  Class.  11 a.m.���������"The Royal Law."  7:80 p m.���������"The most joyous pathway  through life."  Jimson was i little, sharp-eyed  shoemaker with ktooped Bhoulders and  a chin wbiBker. rie lived in a Missouri  River town, and whenever he drank  too much he used to wind up by going  home and thrashing his wife. She  never failed to go over to a neighbor's  after a session with the old man and  complain bitterly of his treatment.  After a while the neighbors grew  weary of the oft-repeated tale, and  remarked: "Well, you seem to like  it. You always take it willingly. Why  don't you pick up something and hit  him with it the next time he whips  you?"  The wife considered the matter, and  the next time her lord, began to. beat  her she grasped a chair and smashed  it over his head. The old man fell  back, in stark amazement, dropped  his hands and started at her.  "Why, Mary! Why, Mary!" he  whimpered. "What on earth is the  matter with you? You have never  done this way before."���������Kansas City  Star.  Father���������Do you think you can support my daughter in better style than  that to which she has been accustomed?  Suitor���������Privately, and between you  and me, Bir, I believe Mabel's idea  that I can is one of the reasons why  she is leaving home.���������St. Louis Republic.  the States and other countries who are yet aliens  and possessed of feelings favor ble to the lands  they have come from. Hence, in the name of religion and peace, they attack the Borden naval  policy. The German prairie farmers would shout  most heartily for peace in the farmers' convention. Yes, they are too holy to fight. Germany  should fight, but Canada should be Christian. So  say the extreme Yankee prairie farmers at the  .convention. They do not wish to see Canada  come so close to Great Britain.. They are afraid  that when Canada is well linked up with the rest  of the empire and supplied with the greatest sea-  fighting machine on tiie wide waters that their  PRAIRIE PARASITES.  (Continued from, Page 1)  country at some time or another might be hand**  capped. So they pray for peace at the expeupe  of Canada. They are diplomatically religion* ait  the convention.  Then there are the third class parasites. Theee  are they who are a mixture of cowards, of adUfids  leeches, ticks, lice and other vermin, who care not  about anything but sucking the lifeblood of the  country.  But let their crops, their grain and cattle, im  transit over the ocean to Great Britain, be picked  up by German cruisers 'and they will howl like  fury. Then these creatiires will get a stage er  two beyond praying. They will rave and curse at  the government for not protecting their interest*.  tV������  SHORTEN   OUR LIVES.  -tuman Baings 8hould Live et  ' e Hundred Years.  Every man who dies before be Is a  iundred years old does so because ha I  -uis neglected tbe laws of health. I  ���������jelleve the time will come wben men  will commonly live to be 100 years old.  But to do thl* tbey most be bora right  and be taught matters of health wttb  their a B C's.  A majority of the people of -America  lose about thirty -rears of life through  oot understanding or not following tht/  demand of nature for regular and ad*  quate exercise,   Our systems of civlU>  tattoo have worked a vast improve*  ���������nent In production by training mes  co special lines of work.   Thus tbey  become wonderfully proficient   To set  i  man . rattling up long columns of  reading matter on a linotype machine  Is Inspiring, to. near a lawyer clearly  and Incisively summing up a case Alls  one with admiration, to read a strong,  forceful editorial affords pleasure at  the  thoughts so  well  expressed,  to  watch tbe violinist and listen to tbe  sweet melodies he draws from ths  strings   wafts  onr   souls  to   higher  realms, yet tbe acquirement of each  and all these abilities has robbed tbs  trained or talented performers of some,  thing; else.   The linotype Is wearing  out bis nerves In setting type at such  a rapid pace; the oratory of the law*  yer has been acquired at the expense  of a dyspeptic stomach; the man who  wins, us wltb his facile poo envies the  strength of the sturdy laborer shovel*  ing in the street; the virtuoso would  'tali) have tho appetite of the performer on the big bom In tbe little street  band.1  lh thus specialising each Is apt to  ; neglect the routine wosk for all tbt  muscles tbat nature demaads to keep  qp tbe physique. Pad each of tbest  performers or geniuses dont his sum  of work on a farm, raising tht food ht  consumed, be would bave been less  skilled in bis vocation, hut possessed  of vastly better health. And all would  live out not only tbeir full seventy,  but a round hundred or more of years,  -Charles U. Cochrane ln Metropoiitas  Magazine.  STAf?T OF AN ARTIST.  John Opla'a First Portrait end What It  Cest Him.     c  John Ople. tbe English painter. Is  described in "Coke of Norfolk and Bin  Friends," by Mrs. A. at. W. Stirling,  ss a man of bumble origin wbo acute v  ed success wholly by bis own genius  and perseverance The story of bis  first effort In tbat line of art which  afterward brought bim fame be related to Coke, tlrst Earl of l.e|ce*ter ot  Bolkbaiu, as follows:  Wbeu a small boy of ten or twelve  be was left at home one Sunday afternoon witb bis father, while bis mother went to church. Tbe father estab  lisbed himself Iu the parlor wltb bit  Bible and told tbe boy to he quiet ana  ���������amuse himself.  Young Opie, wbo hsd procured some  paints, took up his position unobserved  Ln tbe kitchen directly opposite ibt>  parlor door. Very quietly he drew t  portrait of the old man bending ovei  bis Bible until he had finished everything except the* bead, when be begau  running backward und forward to  study his father's* race.  The old pentletnan grew very angr*  at these apparently aenseless Interrup  tions aud tiircatftiod Co punish his sou  if they cootiimcil  This was exactly wbat tbe boy want  ed, us be wished to palut bis father's  eyes tit up aud sparkling witb anger  So be continued his irritating behavior  until It met with tne desired result,  and bis futber. ji.stl.v wrutuful, adtnlu  Istered a sound lurashlug.  This achieved, tbe boy resumed hi?  task- eagerly aud transferred to hi*  picture the expression which be had  just seen upon the face of bis indignant parent  When bis mother returned frotr.  church he placed the picture trium  pbantly before her: bnt. altnongb aston  Ished and delighted with it. she thought  it her duty to scold her son severely  for painting on a Sunday.  Young Opie. however, cared no more  for the scolding than for the beating  he had received in accomplishing his  work nnd only hugged his mother de  lightedly in his excitement at Its sue  cess.  His father, coming into the room a I  that Juncture and spying the portrait  of himself, was so surprispd and pleas  ed at it that he told the mother not to  scold the boy any more.  Subsequently,  whenever the picture  was Bbown, he used to tell with great  relish the story of young Opie's plucky  acceptance of a beating in order to in  sure its success.  ���������URNS' ANNIVERSARY CONCERT.  The Scottish concert given in the  Oddfellows' Hall, Mount Pleasant, laat  Saturday evening, was a pleasing  event, and merited the hearty applause given from first to laat by a  large and appreciative audience.  There was not a poor or indifferent  number in the program.. The violin  solos by Mr. W. W. Robertson, director  of the concert, and the vocal solos hy  Mrs. W. W. Robertson were particularly popular. Solos by Mrs. J. P.  Paterson, Miss Mary Isdale and Mr.  James Hall were well received.  Mr. R. A. Dunnlcliffe proved a good  comic entertained, and was heartily  encored. The dancing by the three  Robson children, accompanied tp  Piper McGillivray, added a geaelee  Scottish flavor, and was tho-roaghlj  enjoyed.  When In the future Mr W. W. Roe*  *   i  ertson furnishes an entertainment tt  will be attended by those who partoea,  of the generous feast' of last Saturday  night The public appreciates the  soul of music, and will patronise these  who place It within reach of the  people.  Following is the programme as rendered; \  Bagpipe Selection by Piper McGillivray between 8:00  and 8:15 p.m.  Part I.  (1) Song and Chorus-���������"There Was a Lad Was  Born in Kyle" Company  (2) Song���������"Tam Glen" Mrs. W. W. Robertson  <3)   Dance���������"Highland Fling" ..  Miss B. Robson, Masters Alex, and Arthur Robson  (4) Song-"Afton Water"  .Mr. -Tames Hall  (5) Violin Solo���������"Gems of Burns"    Mr. W. W. Robertson  (6) Song���������"Gala Water" .. .Mrs. J. F. Paterson  j (7)   Song (Comic)---VHe Was a Married Man"..  ��������� .....:.....;. :Mr. R. A. Jtannlctitfe  (8)   Pance���������"Shean&riubhas". ������c������������c.'-.  Miss B. Robson, Masters Alex, and Arthur Robson  PabtJJ, i  (1)   Duet���������" the Crookit Bawbee"    ��������� Mr. and Mrs. Robertson  (3) Song���������"My Ain Folk"..........Miss Mary Isdale  (4) Song-"Of a' the IdHs";  .Mr. James JJall  (5) Pance^���������"Irish Jig"    Miss-B. Robson and Master Alex. Robson  (6) Violin Solo���������Scotch Selection Mr, W. W. Robertson  (With imitation of bagpipes.)  (7) Song���������"Ca' the Yowes"... .Mrs. W. W. Robertson'  (8) Song (Comic)���������"Beautiful, Beautiful Bed". *  ��������� Mr. R. A. DunnicJiffe-  Finale���������"Auld Lang Syne". ��������� Company  Mrs. J. F* Paterson, Pianist and Accom panist.  Mr.A. McGillivray, Piper,  ******'********************  llllllllllfllMHIUMIII  The publie are invited to  attend a  Literal-}   and Musical;;  Recital!  Under the on-pi*** oi L.O.T. M., ^ )  Alexanara Hive. Mo. 7  BY '   .  Mrs. Alma*Keeler J  ELOCUTIONIST  Bronze. Sliver and Gold Medalist T,  Assisted by some of the    4*  Best Talent in the City.  IN  t  ODDFELLOWS' HALL  Mt. Pleasant, [3210 rtaln ������  Thursday, Jan. 30th |  At 8.15 p.m.  J!   Percy Clay    Violinist  J  \   Mr. J. Brunt Piano Soloist  b   Mrs. Chas. Ward , Soprano  ���������;  *   Messrs. Harris, Ward and Hjtchen Banjo Selection  - ���������  I   Mr. Hicklard (Columbio Coriferx-atory of Music)  Baritone   ��������� I  I   W. Quantine, T. McLone, B. Lcuis Instrumental Trio  And other well known^Talent.  ������ Tickets, 50c. Children Under 14, 25c. J  r MAYOR BAXTER, CHAIRMAN.  WAREHOUSE    SITES,   BUNGALOWS  All prices and terms.       Short term loans.  GEO. A. STEVENS  REAL ESTATE        NOTARY PUBLIC  Grasdtiev Car Tcralsss, Cedar Cstlife  m  m> ^^���������^^^^isi^a^/^m  &^r*^.*m'*mf*+i*mw*i  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday,January 81,1913  i ���������  South Vancouver's Leading Grocery  " Quality" is our Motto  "Promptness" is our Practice  " Fair Dealing " is our Habit  Tea  Coffee  Cocoa  Sugar  5. HILL  Fruits  Vegetables  Flour  Feed  o$o<*>o<^a*s'0<8>o<������'00<&o<e>o*t>o<e>o<e������ oeo  o      _    o  o  o  <s>  o  <s>  o  ������*  o  *  o  *  Story of an Automobile  Escapade ;  By CLARISSA MACK1E  Grocery  Cor. -UHb aad Fraser Avesses Also River Rd. aid Fraser Avenue  Phone Fraser 99  *************************, ****** ********************  *  Use Stave Lake Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  powerservice.   The factories or office build-  * ingsVhich operate private power plants are  I        under a big expense for maintenance.   A  * trifling accident may disorganize their whole  system ��������� more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably 'cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation.   See us for particulars  and rates.  Western Canada Power  t tomt  i-y        LIMITED  4770      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg. $  P. 0. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  ^****4'***4'*********4>*****  *t**^*l*****>H*************^  !  Why send your son to occupation not congenial to him ?  Iftave you observed his God given talent for his  Life's course ? Buy him a  pook  We supply issues to help men spiritually and temporaly.  CHRISTIAN UTERATURE PEPQT UP.  1175 Qranville Street   Watch for New  Serial Story to appear in this paper  in the near future.  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U *aaas*U aa call  writ* for  QUESTION U5T FOR HOME TREATMENT  f   c  DrsKENNEDT&KEMNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St.   Detroit, Mich,  Uf-RVIgfep AH letters from Canada must be addressed  TC V 11 VEs to our Canadian Correspondence Depart-  aaaaaaaaaaam ment in Windsor, Ont. If you desire to  see ns personally call! at our Medical Institute in Detroit as -we see and treat  mo patients in our Windsor ofSces which are for Correspondence and  Laboratory for Canadian business onlv.   Address all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windsor, Ost.  ^ Writs for our ptivate address.  Copyright by American Press Aaao- ���������  elation. MU. 9  '���������0*0<8>0<|>0<i>0<i>0 o<$-*o4>ow>o������t*o4oe*o  "How many miles farther?" yelled  Austin above the rushing noise'ef tbe  big machine.  lloote turned bis bead and shouted  back: "Almost twenty. We lost forty  minutes over that puncture."  "Let's stop, tbeu." vociferated Austin, and his companion obediently  brought the motor to a stop,  "What's the mutter?" be demanded.  "I'm hungry ������h u bear. I can't possibly wait uutll we get to Judson. and  there's no certainty of getting a decent  meal there, and It's ten miles fartbei  on to Lakelands, end luncheon will be  over tbere.   Why not eat now?"  "Wbat shall we eatf" demanded Austin.  "Dldnt your man strap on a big  hamper Just as we were leaving** was  Moore's question.  "Blest my t-oul..t forget all about  that! Of course Duffy would look out  for a pite by the wayside." Austin  Jumped from the car and ran around  to tbe rear. "It's a pipe dream. Billy,"  he mourned, wb-'n be came back,  "Nothing doing there."  "Why, 1 saw lt myself." cried Billy,  darting around to convince bis own  ���������yes. "It's been there. See, tbe straps  aos dangling. We must have lost It"  There were grief and outraged and on-  satisfied hunger lh bis eyes.  "I"believe we did," Austin came  back to bia seat "Well, It's tbe doubt  ful luncheon at Judson. then. Hurry  up, Billy."  "Duffy murmured something about a  M 'am an' weal pie' inside tbat basket"  went on Billy Moore ln a grieved tone  as he flung himself into his seat  "That's Duffy's long suit Be always  gets ln one of those pies. Oh. but 1  could eat one now!" Jim. Austin started tbe machine once more on its tearing career". All at once there came a  deafening report, and tbey lurched to a  standstill as Austin shut off tbe power  <t-**������*v*.,R>.  ���������so  TOUR    PABDON,    LADIES,"    SAID  AUSTIN HUMBLY.  and looked at his companion. "Ma  rooued!" he cried despairingly. "What  shall We do?"  "I saw a farmhouse a couple of miles  back. Let's walk there and see If wf  can't get something to eat und then get  a haul into Judson." was Moore's quick  suggestion, nnd tbey followed it  Tbey bad walked a half mile on the  back track when Billy Moore called  bis friend's attention to a sbaded path  Just inside the woods.  "Let's get out of tbls sun." be sug  tested, and tbey turned into tbe path.  "What's tbat?" demanded Jim Aus  tin suddenly.  "Looks like a girl."  "Looks more Uke two girls." whispered Jim, , peering around a tree  trunk into a inossy dell, where two  white clad forms were sitting on  either side of a picnic meal.  "Looks like a lunch���������on. my. but  I'm hungry!"  "Move on." said Jim sternly. "Don't  cast another glance at those pert*  yonder, for"��������� His foot slipped on the  smooth, dead leaves, and ne made n  sudden and ignominious descent down  tbe slope Info tbe mossy dell and al  most wrecked tbe picnic party.  There were-two girlish screams, a  about of exasperation from the mortified Austin, and then Billy Moore.  shaking wltb silent laughter. Joined  tbem.  "I���������1 beg your pardon, ladles." said  Austin humbly. *'! hope nothing is  damaged.'*  "Not a thing Is banned." said tbe  tallest and prettiest girl, with a charming smile.  "Have yon hurt yourself T asked tbe  fther solicitously.  "Not a scratch." declared Jim. although a decidedly bloody scratch  rambled down his handsome nose. He  mopped lt away carelessly.  "We were looking for something te  -������at" ae said awkwardly wben the  tan gtri Interrupted demurely:  Tow came to the right placa."  "Ob. Evelyn!" tire*tiu������*.i me other  girl quickly.  The two motorists lifted their cape  and turned reiin-tjiutly away. "Our  machine broke dov.u. and we were en  the back inii'k f(| the farmhouse.  '-I'-iii'S to net something t������. eat. You  ee, we last our lum-h 'basket from thai  ���������-������r.* explained I.iH'y. with a been  s-urnce at th������������ well appointed wicker  hamper \y\i\i mi iue jxitnnKl  "There inn great deal um.e here than  we can ever eat." Mild the tall girt  calmly, "so you are quite welcome to  iuncb with us It you please.*  "Ob, Evelyn!" cried tbe younger girl,  wltb dancing .eyes.  Evelyn shook her bead in disapproval, and the younger girl subsided  Into a state of dimpling chuckles tbat  Billy Moore found most alluring.  Without further Introduction the font  aat down to the excellent luncheon pre*  pared by some careful band.  "I don't know Just wbat kind of pi*  this ta-meat I believe." aald Evelyn,  offering It to Jim Austin as carver ot  tbe occasion.  Jim looked solemnly Into tbt depths  of tbe pastry and then announced. "It't  an 'am and weal pie, I'm surer  "That sounds Uke one of Mr. Pick*  -nick's luncheons." said Evelyn, quit*  unruffled. "The fat boy was fund of  pies, yon know."  "Yon must have found this hamper  a heavy load to carry," remarked Billy  Moore mischievously.      \  "We did And it" returned the self  ���������fissessed Evelyn. "What Is that la  U������ bottle, Itorar Tear  . Dora bad opened one of tbe thermos  bottles and now brought out a bottle)  ef iced tea.  "I'thinE there's coffee in the other  one," she said.  "Which will you havei*!  "Tea," said Evelyn. *  "And your She looked at Billy  from deep hazel eyes.  "Is that tea In���������er���������those other bot*  tlesr aaked Billy slyly.  The two girls blushed hotly. "Why.  do. It must have been put In by mhv  take. I believe���������It's champagne," aald  Evelyn after a little, pause,  "Oh. Evelynr* cried Dora.  "It must have been a mistake," challenged Evelyn; looking severely from  one to the other of her guests.  "It must have been." assented Jin  Austin, bowing with grave courtesy.  "Of course," added Billy Moore,  "You better throw them away, Dora,**  said Evelyn.  "Oh. no���������er���������of courser* stammered  BUly, sinking back Into the seat from  which be had suddenly arisen.  "Permit me. Miss Dora," aald Jim,  with heavy politeness, and. taking the  two offending bottles from bora's* pretty bands, he tossed tbem up the- In*  dine toward the road. "There!" he  ejaculated triumphantly as be returned  to his seat  "But surely somebody will find  them," remonstrated Dora. "I was  going to throw tbem Into tbo deep  thicket, away from temptation."  "We will remove tbem from tempt**  tion wbeu we go away," assured BHly  Moore warmly, and ������ Uttle smile rippled tbe faces of tbe two girls.  "This is a mighty good pie*" com*  mented JIb)  after tbey had talked  awhile of iiotorlng and other kindred  topics.   "I tell you -.there's nobody can  make a weal and 'am pie like Duffy."  A silence followed this hasty remark.  "Was tbat thunder I beard?" asked  Billy, with happy adroitness.  "A bay wagon," said Evelyn prompt*  ������y-  "A possible tow for tbe machine,"  suggested Jim.   -We"���������  "Perhaps it's our car." said Dora  suddenly. "Evelyn, I do believe tbey  bave come back for us."  "No; they would blow the horn."  said Evelyn. "Let us finish tbis repast and go forth to meet them."  "1 hope you will permit us to carry  your, hamper as far ns the road." said  Jim as they concluded the meal.  "Certainly." said Evelyn carelessly,  and then, after a hurried whispered  consultation with Dora, she said with  less assurance: "1 really dou't kuow  what to do with this basket You see,  we found it!"  "Found lt?   When*?"  "Out In the road I ere."  "Then It isn't your lunch basket,"  aald Billy Moore.  "Never saw it before." said Evelyn.  "We were with a party wben our machine broke down, nnd they went back  to tbe farm for repairs nnd lunch and  left us bere. where it is cool. We  row the hamper lyiu-* beside tbe road,  snd ns we were tired of waiting and  quite hungry we tackled it Perhaps  It is yours." she said, as If suddenly  enlightened.  "I wonder!" ejaculated Billy.  "I knew Duffy's pie." asserted Jim  Austin.  "And I recognized the tablecloth,"  said Billy.  "And you knew all along it was  yours?"   N  "Of course."  "Why didn't you say so. then? I did  think we were puzzling you." aald  Evelyn, with "chagrin. *-Now we must  thank you for your hospitality. The  luncheon wns delicious."  "Tes. Indeed." chirruped Dora.  "There is our car. We must go.*  And they fled, followed by' the two  stranded motorists, who had..after all.  partaken of their own luncheon under  most delightful eJreumstances.  "By orlckyT shouted Jim Austin.  Tbey all looked at tbe big touring  car drawn up near tbeir path, where  several enriou* faces peered forth at  tbem. "LllUe!" cried Jim Austin, mak-  <ng a dire for his sister.  "Of course this Is tbe Lakeland car,"  explained Lllli* Austin to her brother  when (lie? were nil bowling along,  tvith the Injured mnchine towing bellied. "Those jrirls? Sisters���������now���������  oh. dear, 1 do believe that fascinating  Billy Moore win teach Dora to say  "dmetbln*? else besides "Oh. Evelynr*  Thin Glass and Thick.  Glass is a sulwtume tbat we cannot  Qgure the strength of as we can a  great many other things witb Which  we are familiar. It varies greatly in  Itself. The strongest glass, as a rule,  breaks into the greatest number of  fragments. Comparing the strength of  thin glass witb tnk-k. the former is relatively the stronger. This is a thing  very often lost sight ot. Then, again, as  to the difference between rough plate  and polished plate, we tind polished  plate the stronger. This is perhaps to  be attributed lo tbe fact tbat all these  very fine surface balr cracks are polished out Tbese only go into the glass  to a certain depth, und when they are  all or nearly oil polished and ground  off there la less ihunce for some of  tbem to form the basis of a crack, and  thereby the gluss Is Increased In  strength Testa have been made, and  some formulae have been arrived at  As waa to be expected, tbey show very  Irregular results as to tbo strength of  glass.           A Baseball Hia Tombstone.  Tbe grave of William A. Bulbert, at  one time president of tbe old National  Baseball league, la marked with a  tombstoue hi (he shape of a baseball.  When Mr. Hulbert died. In 1882, some  of his old asm-late*, set about to show  tbelr love and resiiect for blm. and the  result was tne monument in Oraceland  cemetery. Chicago. The baseball It  made of red granite, about twenty  Inches in diameter, showing the seatna  as tbey appear upon the balls used ln  the-regulation games. Across the top  appears In raised letters. "W. A. Hul-  bert President National league, P. B.  B. C, 187������V 18S2" On one side appear  tbe names of four clubs In the old  league���������Boston, Providence. Worcester  and Troy-and on tbe otber those of  tbe other four-Cblcngo. Cleveland,  Buffalo and Detroit. Also there Is a  headstone of white marble, upon which  appears the name, together with- the  date of birth, Oct. 23. 1832, and the  aat* of death April 10. 1832.  **************************  DAIRY   WI8DOM. %  If a heifer la well raised she  should become a milker and be  profitable at from twenty to  twenty-four months old.  Tbe offspring of the daily  breeds when well eared for Inherit the early milking quality  of their ancestors.  The cows must be comfortable  to ba profitable Plenty of bed*  ding ahould be supplied.  Don't depend upon the frost  bitten pasture; there Is nothing  la it Tbo food must be suppUed  In tbe stable tf returns are wanted.  When cows are given less food  9 than they require for malnte- ������  ��������� nance and production tbo milk ���������  production most suffer or the  eowv'  A nervous cow ts preferable to  ��������� stolid one. The chances are  that abe will give more and better milk' than ber dull, mopish  sister.  *>********4&**************$  Vanity. i  "Now tbat you bave made your pile  I suppose you are happy."  "No; mother won't let me see any  show I wan ter. daughter won't lemme  wear anything 1 wauter. and tbe doctor won't lemme eat anything I wauter."���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  forest conservation;  Ottawa.���������One of the principal mat-(  ters which will engage the attention J  of the Canadian Forestry Association]  which will bold its annual meet!  here on February 5th, will be the pro  posal of Mr. Thomas Southworth oil  Toronto to extend the educational ant  publicity functions of the association!  along new Unes.   Mr. Southworth suggests certain changes In financial arrangements, which will allow an additional $2000 to be expended annual*;  ly.   Mr. Southworth, who was one of]  the founders of the association and]  president in  1909, and  haa   alwayi  striven, earnestly to advance Its Interests, believes that  the time hai  come for a very rapid advance In mat*4  ters of foreat conservation.   He statea  that Ontario offers immense field fo  the educational influence of the ai  elation,, to aid ln the prevention of  such fires as the Porcupine flre of twe  years ago, which utterly devastate  the new mining community and cause  loss of life. .  Whatever the change made in the  activities of the association, they will  be for the immediate extension of the  good influence which it has wlelde  for the twelve years of Its exlsteneel  Says Mr. Southworth:    'The asa  elation should arouse the opinion li  Canada which will make such laws aa  ��������� have been passed fully operative, and  ' create a sentiment in favor of  nev  legislation on the matter of fire pro  tectum.  To my mind there is no poind  as important, and I trust   that the  public will strongly support the asa  elation is its efforts to promote morel  judicious care of our forest resource."}  Among those who will attend are  the most prominent lumbermen, legis-l  lators and financial men in the coun-J  try.   Mr. John Hendry of Vancouver,!  president of the' association, has not"  yet been able to determine whether  press of. business, affairs will allow|  him to take the long trip to Ottawa.  In the call to the meeting Mr.v Jamei  Lawler, the energetic secretary,  ob*]  serves:  "There are Indications that con-'  ditions were never more favorable fo  renewed activity, and that the asso-1  elation can do more than ever in pro*!  moting the interest to which it has|  set Itself."  A Touching Appeal.  Phrenology  mas.YOUHQ  Qlvo* Prmedoml Advlom  On /Business Adaptation, Health  and  Happiness  80S  Granville  Street, Corner Robson  Hours: 10 a. m. Lo it p. m  "Ray. mister, have ye got secb ���������  thing as a cigarette about ye? I've  bad secb a good dinner It'd be a  shame^ot to smoke after It"���������Browning's Magazine.  Making a Guess.  Hard Looking Customer (slinking  into pawnshop!���������Say. bow much can E  get on tbls gold watcb?  Plain Clothes Policeman (suddenly  appearing*���������Let me see it H*m, my  friend. I think ye'll get about a year  on that���������Chicago Tribune.  Jealous.  "How did you happen to lose outr  "8ome of my misguided friends got  up ao automobile procession for me,"  explained Congressman Wbangdoodle.  "Most of tbe voters, however, have no  automobile"���������Kansas City Journal.  Alwaya Possible.  Stella���������Ton can't put an old bead or  ;oung shoulders.  Bella���������But you can put a new waist  tine on any aged woman.���������Judge.  Honest and Artistic  Dentistry  Themost scientific and  up-to-date methods    ���������  DR. W. J. CURRY  DENTIST  301 Dominion Trust Bids-  Open from 9 to 5 and 7 to 8.  RING UP SEYMOUR 2354 FOR  APPOINTMENT.  me*ose������i*  For CONFIDENTIAL INVESTIGATIONS you want  a mato of integrity, exper-  ianceandafaility. Thst man  is Johnston; secrecy guaranteed. Vide press The  Secret 8ervice Bureau.  OeiccmeCoct-i  319  i| If You Are Sick!  !������ CALL ON f  ERNEST SHAW, D. C. j  tnH.i-H-l-M-M-.-I I-H M-1������H 1 ���������!��������� !���������!��������� ���������  The Proerastinators.  Tbe trouble with some of ns ',',  Is tbat we wait till we're triced ])  up by the thumbs before we'll  <  consent to take a brace.���������New j  Tork World. ������  i '���������* ,t, r .i-4-i. t il 11 k-fc 111 t-M-M. ul  (Doctor of Chiropractic) *  250 22nd Avenue East t  Chiropractic  succeeds   where }  medicine fails. ���������  Hours 1:30 to 6 Consultation free *  The Queen Tea Rooms  618 Oranviile Street  Luncheon and Afternoon  Teas a Specialty Friday, January 31,^913  THE WESTERN CALL.  LAND   NOTICES  yy;yA0%Mwil;  ymmim������L  rAvopxnrsx, b. c, xahd -oxstxigt.  Blatrlot of Coast Bange, Ho. a.  Take notice that I, Alfred Barker, of  ���������Vancouver,   B.  C.  occupation,   plumber,  [intend  to apply for .permission to purchase the followins described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about  fourteen miles in a northerly diretlon  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot Number thirty-nine (39), and on the  east side of tike Kle-na-Klene River;  thence north eithy -chains; thence west  eighty chains,; thence south eighty  [chains; thence east eighty chains to tha  [point of commencement.  ALFRED BARKER.  Per Chaa. McHardy, agent.  Dated November 18th, 1912.  [���������aJROOVTSB, a. 0*������ XWUTO IMMBMS.  Blatrlot of 0oas* Baage, Bo, a.  . Take notice that 1, John A. Catterall,  [of Vancouver, B. C, occupation, clerk,  llntend to apply for permission to nur-  lehaae tha following described landa:���������  Commencing at a post planted about  Lfourteen miles In a northerly direction  [from the north-west corner of aurvey  Lot Number thirty-nine (S9). and on  tbe eaat aide of the Kle-na-Klene River:  thence south eighty chalna; thence west  Itighty chains; tnence north eighty  ehains; thence east eighty chains to the  point ot commencement.  JOHN A. CATTERALL.  Par Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November 18th, 191 J.  (���������AkoOVTBB, B. C X*AXt������ BttVBXOT.  Blstrlet of Ooast Bjtago, Mo. a.  ITake notice that I, Samuel C. Cornwall, dt Vancouver, B. C, occupation accountant, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described  lands:-���������  I Commencing at a post planted about  six miles In a northerly direction from  the north-west corner of survey Lot  number thirty-nine (89), and on the east  aide of the Kle-ria-Klene River; thence  north eighty chains; thence west eighty  ���������, chains; thence south eighty chain;*;  ���������thence east eighty chains to the .point  {of commencement. ,-  SAMUEL C. CORNWALL.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent.  Dated November l$th, 1912.  .���������AJrCOTffTBB, B. O., XiAJTO BXSTBIOS.  Bistriot ot Ooaat Baage, Bo. a.  _    Take notice  that I,  Frank R. Corn,  iwali, of Vancouver, B, C, occupation ac*  * countant, intend tr --*-������-- *������������������������-*-������-������������--���������������-  , to   purchase   the  (lands:���������  Commencing   at   a   post   planted   six  miles In a northerly direction from the  north-west corner of survey Lot number  i thirty-nine (39), and on the east side of  'the  Kle-na-Klene   River;   thence  south  I eighty chains; thence west eighty chains;  thence north eighty chains; thence east  eighty chains to the point of commencement. :..���������__   .  FRANK  R.   CORNWALL.  countant, intend to' apply for permission  following   described  Dated November 16th, 1912.  TajfootrtiRh s. o\, x**ma m*mm*WJ*~.  Bistriot of Coast Baage, Bo. a.  Take notice that I, Alfred Williams,  Ot Vancouver, B. C, occupation clerk,  Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������.  Commencing at a post planted about  eight miles in a northerly direction from  the north-west corner of survey Lot  number thirty-nine (39), and on the east  aide of the Kle-na-Klene River; thence  south eighty chains; thence west-eighty  chains;     thence   north   eighty   chains;  thence east eighty chatns to the point of,|  commencement.  ALFRED  WILLIAMS.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November iSth, 1912.  ���������ABCOUYBB, B. C XkAXB BUrSkKTS. j  Blstdet of Ooaat Baage. Bo. a.  Take notice that I. James McCreath.1  of Vancouvar; B. C, occupation mercantile agent Intend to apply tor permla-  sion to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about  eight miles In a northerly direction from  the north-west corner of survey Lot  number thirty-nine (39), and on the east  aide of the Kle-na-Klane River; thenee  north eighty chatns; thence west eighty  chalna; thence south eighty chalna:  thence east eighty chains to the point of  commencernawc. _   ._.  JAMES McCREATH.  Per Chas, McHardy, agent  Dated November 19th, 1912.'  YABCOVTBaV It O-i fcAxTB JUSCsttO*.  Bistriot of Ooast Baage, Bo. a.    ���������  Take notice that I, David Chessman,  ot Vancouver, B. C, occupation clerk.  Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about  ten mile* in a northerly direction from  the north-west corner of survey Lot  number thirty-nine (19), and on the eaat  side of the Kie-na-Klene River; thence  south eighty chains; thence west eighty  chains; thence north eighty chains:  tnence east eighty chaine' to the point  of commencement  DAVID CHESSMAN.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November. 19th, 1912.  YABOOVnrBB, Bv 0* 2*ABB BtgTBXOT.  Blatrlot ef Ooast Benge, Bo. ������.  , . Take notice that I. John N. O'Drla-  coll, of Vancouver. B. C, occupation  merchant, intend to apply far permission to purchase the following' described  lands:��������� 77  Commencing at a post planted about  ten miles in a northerly direction from  the north-west corner of survey Lot  number thirty-nine (39), and on the eaat  side ojt the Kle-na-Klene River; thence  eighty chain* north; thence eighty  chains west; thence eighty chains south-  thence eighty chaine east to the point  of commencement.  JOHN N. O'DRISCOLL.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November 19th, 1912.  TABOOUVBB, B. 0,������AJn> BBJCBIOS.  Bistriot of Coast Baage, Bo, a.'  Take notice that I. Samuel Flack, of  Vancouver, ���������*. C, occupation broker, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a/post planted about  twelve miles in a northerly direction  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot number thirty-nine (39), and on the  "       "   the Kle-na-Klene  River  S^Z^JPSS'' aWDt   {acl^tg'elghty     _  1 eighty    chains; _ thence    north    eighty  a������������*9-u������-f-a������>**:iiw     *-*,-*. v t-i ���������  ehains; thence .west  chain's; thence 'east eighty chains to" the  point ot commencement  SAMUEL' FLACK.  ..   Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November 18th, 1912.  T44fcotrnrt^ a. o., s*abb bibtbxot.  Bistriot of coast Baage, Be. a.  Take notice that I, Robin D. Ross,  of Vancouver, B. C - occupation' salesman, intend to apply for permission to  purchase tha following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  twelve miles in a northerly direction  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot number thirty-nine (39). and on the  east side of the Kle-na-Klene River;  thence north eighty chains; thence west  eighty chains; thence south eighty  ���������chains; thence east eighty chains to the  8>olnt of commencement. ,  ROBIN D.  ROSS.  .  Per Chas. McHardy. agent  Dated November 18th. 1912.  trMMoaurmm, s. a, mama xnaamtor.  Blstrlet of Ooast Baage, Bo. a.  Take notice that I, Frank Buckley,  of Vancouver. B. C, occupation ���������Clark  Intend to appty for permission to pur*,  chase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted about  twelve miles ln a northerly direction  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot number thirty-nine (29). and en the  east aide of the Kle-na-Klene River:  thence north eighty chains; thenee east  eighty chains; thence south eighty  chains; thence west eighty chains to tbe  petet of commencement  FRANK BUCKLEY.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November ISth, 1912.  a. c  zttatrJot ef coast Baage, Be. a.  Take notice that I, James T. Lee, ot  Vancouver, B. C, occupation surveyor,  Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a peat planted about  twelve miles ln a northerly direction  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot number thlrty*>nlne (89). and en the  east side of the Kle-na-Klene River:  thence south eighty chains; thence eaat  eighty chains; tnence north eighty  chains; thence west eighty chains to the  point of commencement  JAMES T.  LEE.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November 18th. 1912.  ���������aJtOOtnTBti, B. "ft, XJUTB BlgTBlOg.  Blstrlet of Coast Baage, Bo. a.  'rake notice that I. Thomas M. Carter,  of  Vancouver,   B.   C,   occupation   merchant, intend to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  fourteen miles lh a northerly direction  from  the north-west corner of  survey  Lot number thirty-nine (89), and on the  east  side  of  the   Kle-na-Klene   River;  thence south eighty chains; thence east  eighty   chains;     thence   north    eighty  , chains; thence west eighty chains to the  [-point of commencement.  THOMA8 M. CARTER.  Per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November 18th, 1912.  ���������ABooirrxB, a. o, mi> imt������iot.  Blstrlet of Coast Baage, Bo.tV  Take notice that 1, Joseph Clarke, of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation merchant,  Intend .to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing- at a post planted about  fourteen miles tn a northerly direction  from the north-west corner of survey  Lot number thirty-nine (89), and on the  east aide of the Kle-na-Klene River:  thence north eighty ohains; thence east  eighty chains; thence south eighty  chains; thence west eighty chains to the  point of commencement  JOSEPH CLARKE,  per Chas. McHardy, agent  Dated November ISth, 1912.  29-U-12-24-1-13  ************************** I' I Mil *** 1 *** * ** I lit 1 * * 1 i > -  Provincial, Dominion and Foreign;  j.>������.|..li.|..l..|������|l.l..|..|..i..-..|,.l..t..|i.|i.|.l..|.|i.Ii.|iii4������|i '******^*****4r********^*4n  PROVINCIAL  x y Covered Much Ground.  Victoria, B. Ct, Jan. 23.���������Members  of the Forest Branch. Department of  Lands, covered more than 5,000 square  miles in their surveying operations  this laat fall Returns aro now being  compiled.  Chief Dlnamore Dead.  Grand Forks, B. C, Jan. 23.���������Isaac  A. Dlnsmore. Chief Provincial Constable for the Boundary District, died  In Greenwood Hospital last night,  after a few hours' Illness, from, kidney trouble.  Dean's Application for Release  Rsfused.  Victoria, B. C, Jan. S3.���������Justice  Gregory yesterday refused the application of Charles Dean, charged with  bank robbery at New Westminster, for  lease by tbe habeas corpus route. His  lordship held iha.\ not sufficient material to prove the, right to release  had been filed by the prisoner's solicitors, Mr. Adam 8. Johnston -and Sir  Charles Hibbert Tupper, of\thls city,  and said that he did not feel it his  duty to be. astute or diligent in finding  a reason for the discharge of a man  accused of stealing over $200,000.  Chief of Boundary Police.  Nelson, Jan. 27.���������John Simpson, provincial constable at Kaslo, and also  well known In Lethbrldge and Ottawa,  has been made chief of the Boundary  police district with headquarters at  Greenwood, succeeding the late Chief  I. A. Dinsmore.  sEtmSaaaYmm  admW*Mmm*aaa^L^aaaaa^aaaajaaa9  ' ehmdm **P*WSLW9m  r*moovTv*% T*AWB Byg-nuoT  Blatrlot of Bew -Westminster  TAKE notice that Herman W. Vande,  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation Farmer,  Intends to apply for permission to lease  the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted 15  chains inland from the East shore of  Homfray Channel, about 20 chains North  East of the mouth of Marble Creek,  Lloyd Point West coast of the mainland of British Columbia and adjoining  John Pedersen's application for lease on  the East; thence East 20 chains; thence  South 20 chains; thence West 20 chains  to the South East corner of John Pedersen's location; thence North along the  East line of Pedersen's application 20  chains to point of commencement.  HERMAN W. VANCE.  Date,  9th December.  1912.  **BB BBQIBTBT ACT  ' Re Lot 13. Block 19, D.L. 196, Group  1, New Westminster District:   Whereas  proof of loss of Certificate of Title No.  4207e tor an undivided half Interest in  the above mentioned property, issued in  the name of Law A. Yam, has been filed  in this office, notice is hereby given that  I shall at the expiration of one month  from the date of the first publication  hereof Issue a duplicate of such Certificate of Title unless in the meantime  valid objection be made to,me in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Office at  Xancouver this 18th day   ot December,  .D. 1912.  ARTHUR O. SMITH,  District Registrar.  Dec. 20, 1912, te Jan. 17, 1913.  TA^OOtfYBIt XtAWP 8BJ9BICT  Bistriot of Coast, maaae %-.....,  TAKE notice that O. V. Monckton, of  Duncans,  B. C occupation mining en  gineer, intends to apply for permis  the  ipply for permission  following   described  to   purchase  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  northwest corner of Qulnn pre-emption.  Lot 379, on Phillips Arm, thence south  40 chains, thence west 20 chains, thence  north 40 chains, thence east 20 chains,  to point of commencement being 80  acres more or less.  GEOFFREY P. MONCKTON.  Per Alfred J. Smith, Agent.  Date, December 9th,- 1912.  Semi-Ready Sale  Save Your Dollars  " BARGAIN " is a word that has been much  abused. Usually it means merely a reduced  price for some undesirable piece of goods.  But at the *boml~Ready Removal  Salo it is different. We are selling suits  for which you would willingly pay the full  price and be satisfied, under the usual con-  A  ditions.  ���������' ' /       We're moving to larger quarters up street,  and must reduce our stock before we move  in.   So better not wait.   Come to the old  address,  519 Granville St.  Thomas & tlcBain  Sole Agents:  Semi-Ready tailoring, Vancouver  .    -fraJCB ACT     7 . -     .  YAWCOirr** *A*B p*������tbict  Btttrtet^of Coast, Bangs I  TAKE notice that M. J. Monckton. of  Duncans, B. C, occupation civil engineer, intends to apply for permission  to lease the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  northeast corner of woolner's preemption on the west side of Phillips  Arm, thence west 40 chains, thence north  20 chains, thence east 40 chains, thence  south 20 chains, to point of commencement, comprising 80 acres more or less.  M. J. MONCKTON.  per A. Smith, Agent.  Date, December 9th, 1912.  ���������     >        - X 171-13-14-3-13  8uffraflettee Preappointed.  London, Jan. 27.���������A declaration of  guerilla warfarb* by the suffragettes  was made at a meeting here this evening by Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst. The  militant leader stated that the warfare, which would include sorties and  riots, would begin at once. This  declaration followed hard on the decision of tbe government to withdraw  the Franchise bill, upon an amendment to which the suffragettes based  their only hope Vjf securing the franchise this session.  Mrs. Pankhurst declared that there  were many women who weie prepared  to endanger their lives ln the cauBe.  Miss Annie Kenny said that the  women would "make the lives of public men Impossible."  Many shops immediately began to  board up their windows.  Killed His Wife, Cut Own Throat.  Victoria, Jan. 27.���������Two special constables are within sight of a cot In  St Joseph's Hospital, guarding the  feeble body of Ernest Atkinson, who  Is charged with one of the most ghastly offences in the criminal annals of  Victoria. It is alleged that Atkinson,  who Is a night watchman, returned  home Sunday morning from work, and  after cutting his wife's throat with a  would Uke to call your attention to* the  fact that in sli years the price of coal  has not been raised in Vancouver.  What has raised is the price of labor  of men delivering and the price of  haulage generally. Six years ago we  sold at $6.75 per ton at the bunkers;  that is the-price today."  DOMINION  Canon Williams Dead.  Toronto, Jan. 28.���������Rev. Canon Alexander Williams, one of the oldest  Anglican rectors In active work in  Canada, and known all over the country, died today at the rectory of the  Church of 8t John tbe Evangelist  Portland street where he officiated  continuously since 1866. Canon Williams' deatit was quite unexpected.  Suit Against Plnkertons Dismissed.  Montreal Jan. 28.���������-Judgment was  handed down today in the court of  appeals In the cms of David Russell  vs. The Plnkertons Agency confirming  Judgment of superior court dismissing  case for action for |2<K),<KK) owing to  conspiracy charge which Russell  claimed meant his IncarceratlonMn as  asylum. Case brought here Mr. Donald MacMaster, K. C, and Important  witnesses were Dr. Roddick, ex-M. P.,  and George Dougherty, second police  commissioner of New York.  Convicts Try to Escape.  Edmonton, Jan. 23.���������Three convicts  made a daring attempt to escape from  the Edmonton Penitentiary this afternoon at 4 o'clock. It was just at the  close of the day's work, when the men  were returning to their night quarters.  Clambering unseen on it> the roof  bf the building adjoining the fence at  the rear, they made fast a length of  rope and slid down. They were quickly outside tiie bounds and across the  railway tracks, speeding towards Government avenue.  ;��������� One of the guards doing centry duty  saw the men escaping and fired two  shots, neither of which took effect  The shots, however, alarmed the rest  the authorities are unable to cope wttfc  them. In the neighborhood of Hlngwm i  traffic has become unsafe except far '  very etronj parties, and ibeee ata)  compileu to.keep to the prmclpat '  roads.  Pirates are very" frequent op   tho ^  River Dragon, even large vessels.be- <  ing attacked.   A Junk chartered by aat  American oil concern waa boarded tar'-"  pirates today and too captain kiUWU  W^3$m  s  ���������?^s  7|fM|llii||  ?5?w  razor walked from the bedroom J of the prison staff, a number of whom  where this crime was committed, en* I were quickly in pursuit of the fugl-  tered the bathroom, and standing be-1 tlves, who were captured;  fore a mirror gashed his own throat  The whole thing was done while his  five ���������little children and* a servant girl  were in the bouse. Airs. Atkinson  died as the result of her wound, and  her husband is lying in the hospital  and expected to recover.  Electric Restorer for Men  vim and vitality. Premature decar and all sexual  ���������radmeM averted at cues. Fhesphaetel will  make yon a new man. Price ff a box. or two for  ������. MaUad to any address. *Ite8eoWlIB>ag  Oewa^Oa*l>a*rlnes.Oat.  Sold at  Campbell's   Drug:   Store  Cor. Hastings and Granville Sts.  Vancouver, B.C.  ERNEST SHAW, D. C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  250 22nd Ave. E.  Close to Main Street  Office Hours : 1:30 to 6.  Often a slight derangement of the  spine is the cause of prolonged disease  and suffering. Chiropractic corrects  the spine.  !Trya"CALL"ad.  Two Millions for Perfect Pitt  Navigation.  -Elaborate estimates, voluminous reports from harbor experts, huge bundles of blue prints and a large amount  ot data regarding the depth of the  Fraser and Pitt Rivers has been submitted to the C. P. R. heads at both  Winnipeg and Montreal with a view  of convincing these officials as to the  navigability of these large streams.  Fifteen thousand Boundings have been  made. These have covered the entire  distance from New Westminster,  where data as to the depth of the  Fraser river is complete, to a point  considerably above the C P. R. Coquitlam terminals.  Mr. George J. Bury, vice-president  of the C P. R., was authority for the  statement on Saturday that when the  question of navigation on the Pitt and  Fraser rivers Is definitely arid finally  settled* the question of grain elevators  will be simultaneously answered. He  declared that, in his opinion Coquitlam  is the place for the C. P. R. elevators,  provided the navigability of the two  rivers Is established.  Cannot Reduce Rate.  Victoria, Jan. 27.���������A telegram was  received by the Premier cu Saturday  frcai Sir Thomas Shaughnessy replying to the message sent a day or so  agq at the request of Vancouver's  private members and Mr. Carter-  Cotton. In this the railway president  was asked for a reduced rate upon  coal from the Nicola mines to relieve  the present fuel shortage. Sir Thomas  replied:  "Our present rate on coal from  Merritt to Vancouver, a distance of  225 miles, is only 81.80 per ton. This  leaves no margin for any reduction."  An interesting light���������and a new  one���������waB thrown on the whole subject  of coal and its price by a Vancouver  dealer in conversation with The Province Monday.   He said:  "There is really no question of  freight rates from Nicola. We have  tried to get coal from there, and are  quite willing to pay the rate, but the  trouble is coal is unobtainable. The  Great Northern has , been bringing j  some in from Princeton during the  winter, but with all the sources of  supply there is hardly any now to be  had. A great deal is brought from  Seattle. In Nanaimo, tbe situation is  aggravated by a fire which is reported  to have been raging in one of the  shafts for more than a month.  "While  we  are  on   the   subject,   I  Rail way men to Ask Increase.  Toronto, Jan. 27.���������It is said here  that the conductors, firemen and engineers, in fact everyone employed  on the railways throughout Canada,  will demand an increase in wages of  10 per cent. ..  In Northern Alberts.  Ottawa, Jan. 27.���������Still another railway company -has given notice of intention to build into the territory  lying north of the Province of Alberta.  The Athabasca and Grand Prairie  Railway Company gives notice of a  bill to be introduced this session to  build a line of railway from some  point at or near the Solomon River,  in Alberta, in a northwesterly direction to a point at or near the Junction  of the Smoky River with the Muskeg  River in Alberta; thence by the most  feasible route in a northerly direction  to Dunvegan in Alberta, passing  through Grand Prairie at a point on  the westerly side of Bear Lake.  Made Victim of a Horrible Outrage.  Quebec, Jan. 27.���������Details have been  received here of an almost Incredible  story of brutality and crime. It occurred at Rivere du Loui), below this  city. The victim was the young wife  of a man named Dejardins. He-was  In the habit of entertaining friends  each week end, and there was generally liquor in evidence. The story  told is tbat during his absence last  week end, six of his friends went to  his house, taking with them a quantity  of iiquor, and not only started a carousal, but got Mrs. Desjardlna drunk  as well. What happened then Is unprintable.  The husband, on bis return home,  found the body of his wife stuffed into  an old apple barrel, stark naked, with  marks of ths most fiendish brutality  and outrage upon it The woman was  still living, and was able to give the  names of her six assailants before she  died. Her body had been slashed  about, bitten, burned with cigar ends  and otherwise mutiliated. The priest  sent for could not recognize the  woman. There is some talk of attempts having been made to hush the  whole matter up, but the provincial  authorities have now taken it in hand,  and arrests are expected at any moment. Two of tne men implicated are  married, one with a large family. Two  of the party have already fled from  justice. The case is the sensation of  the hour here.  FOREIGN  Pirates and  Bandits Terrorize China.  Amoy.   China,  Jan.   23.���������The  disorderly elements in the province of Fn  Kien have become so formidable that  Nazim Pasha Polls in Death.  Constantinople,    Jan.y   23.���������>  Pasha, the former war minister  commander of the Turkish amy,  shod dead In a  demonstration  tonight which preceded tho  tion of the cabinet ���������*  Bnver  Bey and TaJaat  Bey  ha*.  given   explicit orders that no MoodT  should be shed.   But NasJm Ptaaa'a  aide-de-camp fired from ������ window ������f^  the Porte at Bnver Boy and,his  panion, add they  returned the  Their bullets killed Naxlm Pasha  self.  In spite ot this tragedy, there  no disturbance or dlswier.  ��������� Paris Confronts terteos Problww.  Parte. Jan. ������.���������Tbe gfMMM of:  Ing accommodation for ltotftOO peons*  who are to be evicted from their <  lings owing to the sale of the  quated fortifications of Parte to  eity authorities by the French gogon**  ment. te now; before the municipal  council for solution.  uThe space occupied by the tweBtj**  one-mile wall encircling Parte and laat-  "firing sone." 500 yards in width, facing it, Is to be converted into pnMM������  parks. This space te now covered tp";  many thousand ramshaclde koaaam  occupied hf the poorer working peo*-  Ple,  The amount of money expended em  these old fortifications erected In 1M#V  and now to be raxed, exceeded ftObV  000,000. '  *  Undo Im Uees Millions Year!*,  Washington,' Jan. 23,-^illegal traf-, ���������  ficUng in stolen Postage staxspeV  aggregating several mtlUona of dWIam  annually, has been disclosed by poet*  office Inspectors whoso Investigatkxaai  were reported today to ft>stnissta*r*i  General Hitchcock. They ravotve*  so-called stamp brokers and confidential employees ot largo business omt*-  cern sthroughout the United States).  \ >  Through confessions secured by that  inspectors from some ot the broker*  whose operations were Investigated, i^  was learned that stamp* ot all classes?  and denominations stolen by burglar*  from postoffices and embezzled by employees from great business houses  and manufacturing establishments),  were purchased and resold by broker*  at prices far below their face value.  The postal laws make It a crfnts-,  punishable by imprisonment, to sell  any stamp issued by the government  for less tban its face value.  ear----a'B--a->*-*a-a>>  plane Turns Turtle aod Two Arev  Killed.  Stamps. France, Jan. 24.���������Cbarlea "  Nieuport, the aviator, and his mech-  anition, wbo Is unidentified, while  flying ins. monaplane from Paris, were  instantly killed todayJn a fall near  here. Tbe machine turned turtle 200 -  feet in tbe air.  7*y$Sy  il  -si  TU  Debs Arretted on Serious Charge.-  Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 24.���������Eugene-  V. Debs, candidate for president of the  United States on the Socialist tlcfcet  at the recent election, was arrested'  here today, charged wltb obstructine*.  Justice by corrupting a witness in *h&  government's case against tbe Appeal  to Reason. The newspaper was attacked by the government for violation of tbe postal laws.  Many More Bodies Are Believed to Bein Ruins.  McKlnney. Tex., Jan. 24.���������It is expected that many more bodies will be-  recovered today from the ruins of the  Oddfellows' Hall, a three-story structure which collapsed suddenly, burying 35 persons. Seven bodies were  recovered a few hours after the catastrophe.  All schools here are closed and' hundreds  sre assisting in  tbe work of'  rescue.   Many deeds of heroism wera-  recorded in the saving of women and-'  children from the falling building.  Ward Urges sn Imperial Parliament.  London, Jan. 24.���������Sir J. Ward, ex-  premier of New Zealand, speaking at  the gathering of the Empire Parliamentary Association in the House of  Commons today, declared that while  he recognized a great step forward had"  been taken in inviting the representatives of the Overseas Dominions to. the  Imperial defence conference, he did  not think that sufficient, to the present  conditions. The time was coming  when the Motherland would see the  necessity of making a change in the*  constitution which would admit representation by the Overseas Dominions  and would enable the Mcthercountry,  as the predominant partner, to be the  controlling party of the altered constitution for the preservation of the*  Dominions as well as the Motherland'  itself. tt  THE WESTERN CALL.  I NEXT  FRID AY  i  The New Serial  Story entitled  "IkSecrekPaol  By JOHN MARCH  in  this will be a Story worth  They meet Under  very interesting  circumstances.  i teste  Read this New Serial and  see how you will be kept  wondering whether the  man and the girl will live  unwed or go on their  jftMb honey-moon. ^^  Old Age Pension System for Canada  On the 20th February, 1907, Mr.  R. A. Prlngle (Storomont), moved the  following resolution: "That in the  opinion of this House the subpect of  improving the condition of the aged,  deserving poor, is worthy of and  should receive the early and'careful  attention of the Oovernment and of  Parliament." "  Iu support ot this resolution the  mover pointed out the. necessity of  establishing some system of contributory aid by the State for the benefit  of the aged, deserving poor of Canada, by reading to the House a letter  signed by the president and the secretary of the United Mine Workers  of America, and by showing how tbe  level of existence had been raised  amongst the aged, and deserving poor  of certain other countries. He reviewed reports and quoted portions of  evidence which had been submitted to  the British Parliament by Lord Ab*  erdare's Royal Commission in 1895,  Lord Rothschild's Committee in 1898,  Sir Edward Hamilton's in 1900 and Mr.  Grant Lawson's Select Committee on  the Aged Pensioners Bill in 1903. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier followed and the debate was continued by Mr. Maclean  (York), Hon. Mr. Lemieux, Messr*.  Verville, Porter, Robltaille and Bour-  wssa. Views favourable to a Bystem  of Old Age Annuities were expressed  in preference to non-contributory systems of pensions. The motion wat  not pressed to a vote and the resolution was withdrawn.  On the Srd February, 1908, Mr. R.  A. Prlngle moved: "That a Select Com*  uiittee of nine be appointed to Inquire  into, and to consider a scheme or  schemes by State aid or otherwise for  making provisions for the aged, and  deserving poor " This resolution was supported by Messrs. Mae-  donell (Toronto), Logan, Smith (Nanaimo), Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Hon. Mr.  Foster, Hon. Mr. Fielding, Messrs. A.  Johnston and A. A. Lefurgey.  On the 10th February, 1908, a Select  Committee was appointed: Hon. Mr.  Lemieux, chairman, Messrs. Mclntyre (Perth, S.R.), Sinclair, Smith (Nanalmo), McKenzie, Verville, Monk,  held It was found impossibles-owing  Prlngle and McCarthy (Calgar*). The  chairman had made arrangement* with  Messrs. Blue, Acland and King for certain information to be supplied to the  Committee. Professor Adam Shortt  and two other eminent sociologists  bad been communicated wlt]b,, who  were expected to give valuable evl  dence, but after three sittings ha^ been  to morning sessions of the Bous# giving begun, to reconvene the Committee. No report was presented ;^o the  House, other than a verbal statement  made by the chairman on the/lOtb of  July, ten days before the OhJ Age  Annuities Act, 1908, was assented to  by the Governor General.  Old Aoe Annuities Act, 1*08,  The attitude ot the Government, aa  expressed in 1907 on the subject of  Old Age Pensions during tbe/-cowse  of debate on Mr. Pringle's resolution,  was further revealed by a resolution  which Hon. Mr. Fielding moved on the  10th March, 1908, to authorize the sale  ol government annunities to people  domiciled In Canada. He accordingly  moved the House into Committee; the  resolution was adopted and the same  day Bill No. 120, an Act to authorize  the issue of Government Annuities for  Old Age was presented.  Before proceeding to the inquiry by  the Sleet Committee on Old Age Pen  slons ordered by the House in 1912, it  may be of Interest to state briefly  some of the provisions ot this Act.  Its preamble reads as follows:���������-  "Whereas It is in the public interest  that habits of thrift be promoted and  that the people of Canada be encouraged and aided thereto, so that  provision may be made for old age;  and whereas it is expedient that further facilities be afforded for the attainment of the said objects: Therefore His Majesty,' etc.  ,"(a) The Minister (Trade and  Commerce), acting for His Majesty,  may contract, with any person domiciled in Canada, or with any Bosiety or  association of persons, being a body  corporate for fraternal, benevolent, religious or other lawful purposes on behalf of such ot Its members, or with  employers of labour pursuant to agreement entered into with their employees In that behalf (such agreement to be of a form approved by the  Minister), for the sale of annuities not  less than S50 nor more than $600 payable by the Government out of the.  Consolidated Revenue Fund to such  purchaser on having attained the age  of 55 years. Note.���������Cost of annuity is  lower of purchaser draws first payment at 60.  "(b) Should tbe annuitant die before the date fixed for the annuity to  begin, all payments made will be returned to the legal representatives of  the purchaser with 3 per cent, compound Interest.  "(c) The earliest age at which the  purchase may be begun is 5, but it  may begin at any age thereafter.  "(d) There are no penalities or forfeitures. To ������������ach purchaser a contract or policy is issued. If for any  reason payments should cease, they  may be renewed at any time; and if  arrears are not made up the only effect will be that a smaller annuity will  be secured.  "(e) The annuity is not transferable, but it is provided under the Act  that where the purchaser of an annuity is made by husband or wife, he  or she has the right when the annuity  matures to say if it is desired that a  portion of the annuity shall be paid to  the other.    (Amended in 1909.)  "(f) The property and interest of  an annuitant in ,hls contract for an  annuity is exempt from the operation  Of any law relating to bankruptcy or  insolvency, and shall not be seized or  levied upon by or under the process of  any court, except where it is shown  that such contract was entered into  and payment therefore made with In*  tent to delay, hinder, or defraud  creditors. In the latter case the  creditors must establish such Intent  before a court, and the Minister la  authorized to pay to them any sum  paid in by the annuitant.  " (g) Payments can be made periodically to any agent of the Minister  appointed under the provisions of the  Act,  "(h) If a person has an amount at  his credit in the Post Office Savings  Bank, he may have this amount, or  such portion' of it, as ho may- desire,  transferred to the Annuities Depart*  ment for, or on account of, the pur*  chase ot an annuity.  "(1) Any one over the age of 55  may buy ah Immediate Annuity; and  last Survivor Annuity, Immediate or  Deferred, may be purchased by any  two persons by a single payment"  Friday, January 31.1913  Foreigners Interested in B. C.  ���������Forestry.' ��������� '  Victoria, B. C.���������A letter has been  received at the Forest Branch from  a noted professor in the University  of Edinburgh, Scotland, who is desirous of having a full set of photographs and lantern slides to illustrate  a course of lectures in forest administration in the principal countries of  the world. The young men in Europe  who are going into the forestry work  are becoming deeply interested (ln the  development ot forest policy In Can*  ada, and in particular to British Columbia* which contains halt the Umber In the whole Dominion- There is  no doubt that within a short time tbis  province will be the principal source  of timber within the Empire, and as  protective and other measuies are  advanced the system of administration  will partake of the thoroughness seen  in India- where, since the inauguration of the VOrest Service by Sir Diet*  rich Brandis, a marvellous system has  made tree crop production an ad*  vanced science. Tbere waa expended  in India last year about $6,000,000, hot  this was returned with $3,000,000  profit. The expenditure in British  Columbia last year on provincial forests was about "$280,000, or one*  eighteenth of the amount spent la  India, while the returns to the Crow*  were. $2,800,000. British Columbia's  forests are likely to produce slxe and  a halt millions annual revenue, according to Mr. Benedict of the Forest  Branch.  The realization of the importance of  British Columbia forests to the British  Empire Is spreading through all the  homeland and tie colonies, and ata������  gurs well tor futare prosperity ot thia  province.  Commoners Not Wanted.  No commoner, however distinguished,  however great bis worldwide' fame- as  scientist, artist or musician^ can hope  to belong to the German imperial circle  unless be be first dowered by his emperor wltb the magic patent of nobility. No wife or daughter of a great  millionaire, hoe-ever honorable the  Murce of tbe husband's or father**  wealth, can dream of being presented  to the empress. Th* PmiBslnn nobility  form a casts* entirely apart from the  rest of society, and Berlin, soclall-f  speaking, is composed at many different worlds, none of which mingles with  the. other.���������London M. A If.  Baving Himself'.  The o*.aer of au estate bad* the misfortune to get a charge of shot in his  legs from tbe double barreled gnu of  an Inexperienced sportsman* The keep-  er hastened to bis master, "loutas not  deed, are yoar be cried. "Of coarse  I am not, you fool!" said tbe squire  rising. "Well. sir. not seeing you get  up after yon were shot. I thought yoc  must be dead!" remarked the keeper  "Get op after I was shot���������not 1!" responded the squire. "If I had) got up,  tbe Idiot would bsve given me bis other barrel!"���������London Scraps.  Birds' Muscular Power.  Birds  are  possessed   of   enonaooa  aluscolur power, far exceeding In some  cases tbat of any other warm blooded  creature-.   There is nn instance on i-ac*  ������rd! of am eagle weighing no more than  fourteen  pounds lifting and carrying  off a: young pig whicb weighed no lest*:  than, forty-two pounds.    How many  men. could  even  stagger  along   the  ground can-vine three times their own  weight iu their hands?   The kick of,  'an. ostrich is a  fearsome thing.    It  will break a' man's thigh or even the  leg of a> horse.���������Exchange.  When on Tour.  Fanar���������Ah. ciy hoy. the old days Were  the- best! Then we did our courting,  ; walking In* tbe country lanes, gathering  buttercups and daisies.  Son*-Whs-, pop! We go courting hi  tbe country lauee Just the same today,  only Instead: of wttlking we go In aotot  ���������nd1 Instead of ifatberlng daisies wo  Rather mooMntum.���������Town and Country  .  Not His Say.  Beggs���������XThnt do you say toyoorwttl'  when you come home late at nigntf  Jnggx���������Foolish man:   What makes yoa  tblok f get a chance to talk*  Writing Tablets ait the " Call Office."  Only a Few Days More  Then ihe New Spring Waists  And they will be beauties}, too*���������well worth waiting for.  We have apared no pains in. buying our spring stock; we  have done all the worrying, about styles, sizes, colors and  prices. The result is that you* haw nothing to do but to select the waist, or dress, or neckwear, or hosiery that best  suits you; and even in- this- very sereetiom we can assist you  a great deal, for we are not biased, by the necessity of fitting  the clothing to you���������we fit youi to>th* clothing.  Individuality and character ave subtly expressed in all  the women's garments we sell. And we are noted for careful attention to our customers-' wanted  For the remainder of January we witt feature the following goods at the special prices* quoted:  American Flannel Blouses*, itt! gntQw*. creams and naturals,  with negligee stock collars; siaes 34 to 42; were $4.50;  for the rest of January, each*  ���������-  Pure Wool Cashmere Hosieryr blacks and tans; 50c values,  Awl,    fc*liW#*     ->-���������������������������������-��������� ������������������*-*���������������**,-������������������������������������ ***������������������>������������������>���������������*->**���������������������������������*���������-*-**������������*������h������������*-*.*������ *���������������������������-������������**���������������-������������.*������m������������������������������������������������������-������-i������������***>-iti������*������������t������**-������-������>*������������*>������-*i**>-***ef*yj^y ���������  Fabric Suede Gloves, Veiling**, Neckwear*, etc.. will be  cleared at prices that will insure'none being left by the end  of the month* .  72**Georgia St., Op^BolellOWOOTHf Phone Icy.2823  People of Great Britain.  Bthnologlcally Great Britain Is a  mixture of many races, resulting from  a succession of Invasions. When the  Romans invaded Britain the Inhabitants were Celtic, mixed with an earlier Euskarlan non-Aryan element.  They continued to be mainly so until  the fifth and sixth centuries, when the  level parts of tbe country were overrun by German tribes. Then followed  invasions by the Danes and other  Scandinavian tribes, and lastly the  Norman conquest. The Inhabitants of  England and the lowlands of Scotland,  therefore, sprang from an amalgamation of the original Celtic with German and Scandinavian blood. Wales  and the highlands of Scotland are still  inhabited by descendants of the  ancient Celtic tribes. Tbe people of  Ireland also are of Celtic origin, although there is an admixture of many  other races.  I  Lendooene Portioning  ,. "i*.**  9JOW ������������������ the time (not in Spring when the rosMs on) to plant  your new home surroundings.  Raving had ten years practical experience laying ont grounds  in Vancouver, I may be able to give you some-advice.  I grow and specialize in up-to-date PefeUas; also furnish Roses  and everything in nursery stock at reasonable- prices. For charges and  further information, address  wiurtm ammt  T.i. r*rm<mt 4*41 ������fd rut A*u* tm*  #)'  J  Ontario's Wine Production.  The wine press in Ontario this year  will be &. very large one,-This province is rapidly coming to the front  as a wine-producing country. With  the development of the grape industry  a great impetus was given to wine  manufacturers, and tbe five wineries  in tbe Niagara Peninsula alone consume about 2,500 tons of grapes.  Many of the grape growers sell their  whole crop by contract to the wine  manufacturer. This is done in order  to ensure a certain percentage of  crops before the market opens. The  price if regulated by tbe supply, and  runs approximately...from .117 to $25  per ton. Crops of.'.$'1-Z tons to rthe  acre are not unusual.  :������  SPECIAL VALUES  GIRLS' TAMS in red, brown, myrtle, cream and     *���������  navy.   Reg. to $1.25/to clear...  2DC  GIRLS' JAPANNED WATERPROOF HATS, black gms. _  and tan shades.   Regular to $2.00, to clear 2 wC  GIRLS' HEWSON SWEATER COATS-Fine knit, pure  wool, splendid for wearing under a rain cape. Colors  red. brown and navy. Regular to $2.50. 4 aa  To clear.    J .(JO  GIRLS' LONG GOATS in tweed and brown serge; only  2 dozen of them.   Sizes 26 to 34.   Regular      4  -a-s-e  up to $9.00.   To clear    I .70  -...    . . 1   BOYS' SUITS-Fine quality tweeds and worsteds, full  bloom pants; about 200 in all.     ���������%���������)*      L *  To clear at a reduction of jj? pv������" CCIlt.  Clubb & Stewart  309-315 Hastings St.W. Phone: Sey. 702


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