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 Legislative Assembly  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the Western People  '7'"'  *2$il������*I  VOLUME IV  VANCOUVER. British Columbia, FEBRUARY 28, 1913.  Ntv4S  M  ell!1  COMMENT ON LIVE TOPICS  (By ProfessorE. Odium, M.A.. B.Sc)  EXHIBITION AND PARK BOARDS  It is a most remarkable thing, and strange beyond comprehension. The Vancouver Exhibition  Beard asks for ground to build certain necessary  buildings upon, and are opposed by the Park  Beard. This is in relation to the Hastings Park in  the east end of the city. The erection of the permanent buildings is necessary. It will greatly improve the ground for park purposes, and leave  plenty of trees of the primeval forest to satisfy all  reasonable people.  Those who are masters of the situation,'viz., the  electors, voted the money to erect these much-  needed buildings. They expect to see them constructed. But there! is not room for these buildings on the present ground, in view of the extensive plans looking toward future expansion. In  ���������ne direction, toward the northeast, the ground  is to be used for' extra stables, sheds and grounds  for animals of all kinds. Some of the Park Board  members seem to think it would do very nicely to  biiild an art structure, among these to-be-erected-  in-the-future stables. This might suit the taste of  Park Commissioners of a type, but is not in harmony with the aesthetic tastes of the public as  represented by the enlightened Exhibition Board.  The stables, hen-pens, the dog-houses, and the  pig-pens should hot be placed in the midst of the  Ladies' Art Buildings and the other similar structures of special refinement. Besides, we are surprised that the Park Board can not see its way to  have our co-operation to the extent of scores of.  thousands of dollars in adding to the beauty and  convenience of the Ha^  If the grounds be withheld from the Exhibition  Board it would not be posaible to erect the main  buildings this year. We would be forced to make  an extended campaign and rearrange the city's  special representatives so as to have reason and  mot fad-fancy prevail. Cutting down of a few  trees in a huge, forest seems to, send ^ome $ueer  people into hysterics, but the trees must come  dawn to let the buildings go up, just as the Park  Commissioners have done, and would do in convection with building their homes, or clearing  farms if they had such. I presume some of them  would be averse to cutting down trees on a forest farm. But down go the trees when needed for  human progress.  T������U ORANOEWANS WEEK JUST PAST  Think of it, reader. Last week was one full of  interest and of far-reaching promise. The Provincial Black Preceptory-���������the Provincial Grand  Lodge of Orangemen���������the Ladies' Provincial  -Qf-and Lodge and the Grand Lodge of the True  Blues were in large numbers and did their work  ii a quiet and effective manner.  They came, a lot of true, loyal patriots, men  gad women, to discuss plans for advancing the  beat interests of Canada and the Empire. And in  session they settled <%>wn to careful, serious,  thoughtful aud energetic work.  It is a remarkable fact that the motto of one is  the motto of all. It matters not what words are  used, the meaning is simply this: "Equal Rights  to All, ond Special Privileges to None." Surely  this should be a good basis for every class and  -genominotion to stand upon. Dare any man or  woman deny that these words are representative  #f the highest kind of wisdom and statesmanship?  These delegates represent thousands of very  sincere and earnest workers in British Columbia.  Their flag is the Union Jack, their sovereign is  tbe King of Great Britain, and their Scriptures are  the Holy Bible. In the writer's opinion these and  similar patriotic associations within the Empire are  the bulwark of safety, humanly speaking, not  a-nly of Great Britain, but of the highest welfare  tf the nations of this earth. If the keystone of  the arch of safety be removed or broken it is bad  for the entire structure.  In everyone of the above Grand Lodges there,  was perfect good will and harmony. And there  is a splendid bond holding them ail together as  tne body when a time of danger might possibly  come to the country internally or externally.  Socialists, Labor Unions, "Melting-Pot" admirers, Conservatives, Liberals, Protestants, Roman  Catholics, Jews, Gentiles and all others must necessarily admit the sanity and sound sense of the  matto���������EQUAL RIGHTS TO ALL.  UNION MADE  BA  CHE10R������������<  Ask the  man  who smokes tatm.  ���������     *      :  ���������  Consistency Requires Electors to Endorse  The Agreement  It is the duty of every elector in Vancouver to carefully analyze the proposed ,  railway terminals in False Creek.     > t;  In the first places one might ask, "What is False Creek most suited for!"  Second, "How can that object be best reached?"  It must be evident to the most careless observer that Nature has richly endowed Vancouver in thus providing False Creek tide flats, facilities well suited for  central railway terminals.; Then arises the question, how shall they be developed?  About three years ago, Vancouver citizens, by an overwhelming vote, rejected the  proposal to develop-'it under civicadministration, and they approved of allowing  the Great Northern to enter and develop a large area of these flats. We opposed  the Great Northern at that time, but wh en the ��������� mandate of the people was registered we reframed from carpmg opposition, accepting it as final. It then became  the duty of the city to secure development by outside companies, if possible. The  Canadian Northern came with its feasible proposition. They had the choice of  New Westminster or Vancouver, They could stop at New Westminster and enter  this city over the Great Northern tracks, but their terminal would be New West--  minster. Our Council went to great pains to get an equitable agreement and have  succeeded most admirably. There is no point unguarded or omitted and the Council'  should receive the hearty endorsement of all voters. Let us point out that the  project has already received the approval, of electors in part at our recent civic  election to the extent of returning those candidates who most strongly supported ,  the agreement, which was then pending. T  Again the Council had the decision of the people on a former occasion* therefore the situation resolves itself into the question, Shall we be consistent and develop False Creek as a railway terminal, or shall we reduce it to a mere real estate  gamble.  As a real estate venture, cut into small lots, it might bring in certain caslt  returns, in excess of what the city will make otherwise, but, as a railway terminal  it is worth untold millions to Vancouver, and as he years roll by tbis inestimable  value will increase. It cannot be measured in dollars and cents. It is like Stanley  Park which as a centre of recreation is of transcendant value. Nor can we estimate the value of adequate railway terminals to such a city as Vancouver. There  is no medium of comparison of a railway centre and real estate values of False  Creek, and those who continuously parade that view make a serious error and only  mislead those who have not given the question careful consideration.  It must be borne in mind that the Council has safeguarded the rights of other  railways to enter over the Canadian Northern and joint terminals, which is all that  could be done had the city developed the scheme itself. It must also be remembered  that no railway company could afford to purchase these tide flats at their estimated real estate value, nor would they do so. They would simply go elsewhere to  our loss, and that is why New Westminster has made such strong efforts to retain  them.  But look for a moment at tbe proposal to have the city develop them. It would  cost jniJJions, and already the large loaning houses of IJondon are warning western  cities to curtail expenditure and Vancouver is still financing part of last year's expenditure on the treasury notes and has tremendous exnenditures to care for in the  next few years. Wfe assert with confidence that the revenue from False Creek  under public control would not meet bond interest for many years, if it ever did,  because the Canadian Northern would undoubtedly make New Westminster its  terminal and would only send to Vancouver such traffic as was imperative.  It will be impossible to finance the development of False Creek apart from  some supporting interests, such as a railway, for many years to come. What we  want in Vancouver is united action, not mere talk. If we change our minds every  few months how can We expect the Government to take us seriously when we demand large harbor developments and other anticipated appropriations? Let us  be consistent!  NOTES FROM OTTAWA  (By Our Own Correspondent, Arthur R. Ford.)  With the usual exciting scenes which mark a  division of the House of Commons on an important debate, the first stage of the Borden naval  proposals were voted on Thursday night. A midnight vote is one of the interesting sights of  parliament. There are usually packed galleries  with the front rows gay with society women in  evening dress. The members are generally in frolicsome mood, the tension of a long and probably  bitter debate over. When the division bell rings  and the whips are gathering in the stragglers,  horse-play is the order, and there is always singing. The French Canadians are the best singers  and some Quebec member is* always certain to  start up that rousing national refrain, "0 Canada." The English members join in the chorus.  That stirring voyageur's chanson, "Allouette," is  another favorite. Thursday night was no exception. Owing to the importance of the division the  excitemen. was greater than usual. The whips had  made special efforts to get out a big vote and  about the only absentees were the sick. When  the debate was finished and the Speaker said  "Call in the Members," the fun started. "Rule  Britannia." "God Save the King" and "0 Can  ada" were the favorites. There was lots of  cheering and a great pounding of desks as the  two leaders voted, and when Co. Hugh McLean,  the Liberal bolter, voted against the Laurier  amendment there was a regular demonstration.  However, the naval debate is far from over yet.  The Liberals are again talking of forcing an election and some bets have even been made that  there will be an election within a year. The Liberal papers are trying to egg on the opposition  in the House to hold up everything. If they do  a long and spectacular fight is promised, as it can  be stated authoritatively that the Government intends to force the measure and will resort to  every known parliamentary expedient to do so.  They have no intention of going to the country at  the present time, taking the ground that there is  no necessity of an appeal to the country until the  permanent policy is drafted. Premier Borden in  closing the debate put forward the Conservative  viewpoint as follows:  "Our proposal is that those ships shall be in the  ownership of the Canadian people, but that they  shall stand and be used for the common defence  (Continued on Page 8)  THE CITY-C. N. 8. AGREEMOiT  ��������� * **"W'l?  By Alex.  Wi������&.  To the man of balanced mind the present attitude of the electors ia most hopeful and mb*  mendatory. Alderman Hepburn and hia eol-  leagues merit the thanks of the C.N.R. and the  city alike for deliberately forcing the whole mat.  ter into the arena of free discussion. Until thia  course waa adopted there waa danger that the  vote on the Bylaw, March 15, would be light because of indifference. Thia would be unfortunate  even if the bylaw passed, but a calamity if it  were defeated. Today the agreement ia rapidly  growing in favor, as ita magnitude and many-  sided benefits to the city are made' clear in open  discussion. The Opposition have not only failed  to sustain themselves in debate, but bave dona  much to demonstrate the untenability of their  anomalous position on the one hand and the un-  asaailability of the Agreement on the other. Kaeh  additional attempt has only shown more folly the  wisdom of the Council in accepting it and submitting it to the electors for final ratification in -  a bylaw.  Now the electors realize as never before that  all talk of False Creek being worth many millions if retailed by the city is visionary. Talk ia  cheap! Molehills are easily magnified into mountains by the fertile minds and flexible tongues of  these eloquent champions of a chimerical False  Creek���������factory���������warehouse���������non-Canadian Railroad���������Centre.  ��������� Aid. Hepburn is alright! He means well and  is doing much to popularize the City-Canadian  Northern Agreement. We commend him for hia  courage, backed by ability, and we thank him for  exposing the inherent weakness of the Oppoai-  , tion. notwithstanding -the well known strength  of the advocates,���������men who, given a tenable premise, would reach a sound conclusion with chain "  like logic.      ,..'/ ,  1 Mayor Baxter "and his associates, unwillingly  .supported by Aid. Hepburn and hia staff, are  arousing and convincing our citizens that the  City-Canadian Northern Agreement is madt fn  the interests of Vancouver, whatever advantages  may incidentally come to he C. N. R.^  Why should we cdihpla in and grow green'witb  envy because the deal gives some advantages to  the railroadt   Should it not?   Are we so selfish  as to want everything?    The agreement may be  and should be of advantage to both parties.  We predict that the Bylaw will be adopted by  a large majority for the following reasons:  First:���������Citizens are weary of this mudhole in  the centre of the city, and they have little confidence in the fantastic propositions of certain  domestic air castle schemes to improve it.  Second:���������A workable scheme to fill False Creek  without expense to the city is now agreed upon  and only awaits ratification by the electors.  Third:���������The scheme embraces many other improvements and advantages to Vancouver, without the expenditure of local capital, such aa buildings, roads, streets, bridges, a demand for labor,  and the introduction of large outside capital into  the city.  Fourth:���������The Canadian Northern is an all-Canadian road and a transcontinental that will give  impetus to commerce, and, by competition, reduce  freight rates to the advantage of B. C.  Fifth:���������This property, now non-taxable and  non-producable, will bring large revenue in advanced property values in the vicinity of False'  Creek, and taxes therefrom, in addition to the  taxes from the railroad on the now useless fiats.  Yes, March the 15th should and will give the  Bylaw more than the necessary three-fifths majority.  BAPCO PURE PAINT  Is manufactured in a factory where  every ingredient is carefully tested by  an expert chemist. Every can of Bap-  co Pure Paint is guaranteed to give  satisfaction.  Cosk is ass get s color card.  "STAROID"  (Registered .Tr.de.Mark)  ASPHALT ROOFING  Nails and cement packed in each roll.  Our Stoves are guaranteed  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street Phone: Fairmont 447  v������s  j&Ay$M  _ Am*M  yM&yi  y-tysyi  X&&V;  -������smym  lyyyym  ���������***������*���������������' ' 1MB WBS%M*N CALL.  I  Friday. February ������1,ISIS  THE -  Sub-Agency for the  Columbia  Graphophone  Prices from $7.50 to $350.       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Our goods are all guaranteed and money refunded if  not satisfactory.  J. P. Sinclair. Prop.   PIUM: FaillODt 1033  "No, STr. Farley, no". Besides being  clever, Rowena Wytherly has a vein  of poetic romance and love of mystery in her nature., A common-place,  simple-minded country Squire would  not arouse her admiration. I can imagine ber bitten with a penchant for a  mow youthful and striking aspect  altogether. A young, man of native  ability and scholar-like attainments,  with a lofty impending brow, large  brown melancholy eyes, and a nervous, sensitive mouth which, unless  when he forcibly compresses it, was  apt to be tremulous, and���������by Jove!  I'm painting your portrait, Mr. Farley.  Do you recognize yourself?"  "Scarcely," he laughed, looking apprehensively at the Squire's strongly  handsome profile. "Please don't insinuate that I am likely to ensnare  the affections of the beautiful widow.  I have no ambition whatsoever ln that  direction."  "That's just the rash kind of statement a man makes in the heyday of  youth. A very young man thrown into  dally Intercourse with a lovely, charm-  jjng, clever woman, yields very readily  to a well-regulated system of fascination. Wait till you are under the  spell of Mrs. Wycherly's beautiful  face, arrayed in bewitching smiles  and���������"  "Are you speaking from experience,  Mr/Fleming?" y  "No. I am only saying what anyone,  may see in Nature's mirror."  "You are kind enough .to warn me  against MrB. Wycherly?"  "Well, perhaps that's putting it a  little, too strong. Say, rather, against  a young man's unripe experience."  |    "Thank you for your kind interest."  ; Paul said, watching the skilful hand-  : ling of the reins.   "I wonder bow it  ! came about that you never made a  1 practical personal acquaintance with  those matters, Mr. Fleming?"  i    "Force of circumstances had some*  ' thing to do with it, Mr. Farley.  A few  | years ago I would have given a decade out of my life to have met my  affinity/'  TAnd now?"  "Well���������you see, Agnes ls home, and  the world does not seem quite such a  dreary place."  I    "Have you never seen a woman you  'could like?"  I   "Certainly.   I like roost of tbe women with whom I come in contact, but  , the one dear woman who should play  " inch sweet havoc with my baebeler  heart has never crossed my paid."  j "What Is your Ideal womaa Uke,  Kr. Fleming?"  | "I bave none. Ideals are always  such disappointing things," be laughed, cracking his whip In the air, "but  whenever she comes I shall know her,  whoever and whatever she Is I shall  take her and the happiness she brings  to my heart, and not question the wisdom that sent her."  I "The poet says a man's best things  are nearest him, He close about his  feet," Paul said smiling; "she may  lie within your reach, though you are  unconscious of her proximity."  The Squire Bhook bis head.  "I don't think so," he said with  grave deliberation. "I've seldom been  awaf from Weyberne, and the neighborhood is as familiar, ground as tbe  floor of my sitting-room. It she bad  been a needle in a haystack, I should  have found ber before this. Sit tight,  Mr. Farley, there's a sharp curve to  this corner."  The mare stepped slowly along the  gravelled avenue in tbe sbade of the  great trees. The light grew fainter  where the mass of boughs met and  wove a thick network overhead. Here  and tbere a moonbeam peeped through  the sweep of dark, clustering foliage,  and left a silvery dance upon tbe upper branches.. ^,  i "Good heavens! What's the matter, man?" the Squire'exclaimed, as  Paul Farley gave an unexpected start  I "A figure slipped between the trees  lower down, that's all; my nerves are  unstrung."  I "A well-directed sledge-hammer  blow to one's face Is not calculated to  strengthen them. Was it a man or a  woman?" be asked, flicking the mare  ' wltb hi. whip.  "A woman."  "One of the servants, I'll wager;  moonlight and sentiment, you understand? We shall come upon a hulking,  bashful bumpkin next. I expect the  sound of wheels disturbed them."  The remainder of the journey, how*  ever, was performed without further  disquieting manifestations and disappearances Into the surrounding shade.  Nbt even a rat or a sbrewmouse came  ���������to rustle the tangled undergrowth ln  1 the coppice.  CHAPTER V.  Judith's Proposal  Weyberne Hall was well lighted,  and bad a comfortable, pleasant air of  activity about it, emanating from the  stir and hurry of a large family and  good cheer within. A deep-toned clock  on a gable at the rear of the building  struck ten as the dogcart came to a  stand before the portico of the main  entrance.  James threw open the heavy iron-  ���������lamped door, and revealed Sir Thomas standing in the centre of the hall,  the light gleaming on the spacious  breadth of his white waistcoat.  "Come up to my place to-morrow  evening and have a pipe with me, Mr.  Farley." the Squire said, detaining  Paul's hand in a warm, friendly clasp.  "I am sure my sister will make you  very welcome."  "Thanks, I have an engagement tomorrow. Will the evening after suit  you?" he asked, endeavoring to with*  draw bis hand.  "Just as well." the Squire affirmed,  mnwllllng to loosen his hold on the  . long white fingers; "if you don't turn  ' up, young man, I shaU drive round In  the morning with the Idea that your  woiad.ls bothering you." ... _   __  Please don't let me be a  source of further trouble to you, Mr.  Fleming," he said earnestly. "As it  is I am quite at a loss how to return  so much sympathetic kindness."  The Squire laughed. ,  "I'll take it out in pleasure."  "In pleasure."  "Tes.   Give me the pleasure of your  society a night or two in each week,  and I shall feel more than repaid for  playing the good Samaritan.  The bald  . fact is, I'm a lone sort of fellow, and  I've taken a fancy to you."  |    "I'll come  whenever I've a spare  : evening," he said, turning away from  the wistful smile.   "I sincerely trust,  I though, I shan't develop into an arrant  , nuisance at the Manor."  j    The Squire gave his hand a painful  grip.  "You'll be safer having a quiet time  up there with me In the old Dutch  parlor. I know the. amorous set of  women who come down here.   I���������"  "Is that your voice, Fleming?" Sir  Thomas asked, coming from under the  porch as Paul alighted. "  "Yes," he said, jumping down, the  reins gathered into one hand. "I  picked Mr. Farley up at East Weyberne. He's slightly damaged, as you  will see w^enhe gets Into the light."  Sir Thomas took his secretary by  the elbow.and turned him so that the  light from" the porch lamp fell full  upon his face.'     * ,\  "God bless my soul! How on earth  did you manage that?" he asked In  amazement  "You know that drunken lout Denham, sir?" the Squire Interposed; "he  does my hedging and ditching and odd  jobs. Well, he encountered Mr. Farley in the high street, and In his sodden state mistook bim" for. a flash  horse-dealer who had fleeced him a  few months.back. I was in the 'Popinjay,' and heard tbe fracas, and I  am glad to say arrived on the scene  before Mr. Farley's features were  pomelled past redemption."  "Mercy on us! That idiot Denham  spends two-thirds of his wages at The  Goose and Gridiron. Here, take the  cellar keys, Farley, and tell James to  bring you up half a bottle of champagne. You look as pale as a ghost  ai cockcrow."  As Paul disappeared. Sir Thomas  went forward and patted the mare's  neck.  "I suppose you did not see anything  of Judith as you came along?" be  asked, in an undertone.  "Judith?"  "Yes. Mrs. Pilgrim came a couple  of hours ago for Agnes, and Judith  said she would walk with tbem as far  as the private road runs. I don't  think she is back yet."  The Squire's thoughts instantly flew  to tbe figure seen to slip between the  trees in the darkest and densest part  of the avenue, and maintained a discreet silence.  "The truth is," Sir Thomas continued after a short pause, "we've had  rather a scene with Judith this evening. She was evidently out of sorts  at dinner and I, acting on the strength  of a piece of .information I received  to-day. persuaded Anthony to resume  bis role of fiance. I believe poor Pelham proposed again; .at any rate,  Judith was very much upset at the  sudden turn affairs bad taken, and  laughed and cried in the most approved hysterical fashion."  7������Wbat has come over her of late?"  tbe Squire asked. "There used not to  be a nicer or sweeter girl than Judith."  "She's an exceedingly foolish girl,  Fleming."  "Yes; if she's dissatisfied with Pel-  bam. What sort of husband does she  want? Do you think she knows, sir,  what she does want ?"  "I know what she thinks she  wants."  "And what's that?"  "Why, Paul Farley."  "The deuce!"  The Squire stepped back over to  th   mare, and the next fire minutes  were employed in quieting her.  !    "Does be want her?" be asked at  length, gently  rubbing tbe animal's  ; nose.  j "Not a bit of lt. I had It out with  him this afternoon. He told- me  straight to my face that be wouldn't  have her at any price���������at least, wbat  he said amounted to that much. I  , felt awfully relieved.   I don't wish to  rrt with Farley, for the simple reason  couldn't replace him. A doctor of  1 science and civil law and an honors  I man In classics and mathematics Is  not to be had every day In the week;  besides, the fellow Is a genius."  "Yes," the Squire concurred, "and a  quiet, gentlemanly fellow to have constantly about one's place. Judith  must be made to see her folly. What  Is her object In wandering about the  grounds at this time of night?"  "I don't know, unless it's temper  and a vague idea of Intercepting Farley on his way back from East Weyberne. I wish to goodness her Intentions had not been frustrated. I.don't  think he would have much patience  witb that kind of evanescent silliness.  At preBenttne fellow has no prospects,  and accordingly does not give a  thought to such foolery. He has bis  way to make���������I won't deny but that  I think be will succeed in making lt  to the top of the tree; still, If human  foresight and skilful diplomacy can  accomplish anything, Anthony Pelham will be my son-in-law."  "Of course. Any other supposition  Is beside the mark. If you will stay  by^the mare, sir, m walk down the  avenue and try to find Judith. I dont  seem to recognise the shy Judy under  the influence of these love vagaries."  "Wait a moment, Fleming," Sir  Thomas said, beckoning to James, who  was busying himself beneath the hall  lamp, ignorant of the picturesque  effect the glare lent to his silk stockings, velvet breeches, aad powdered  hair, "let uj iaaulxe ttrst lf she has  returned. The young puss may have  gone In unnoticed, either through the  conservatory' or by tbe French window in the library."  The two men did a lit de star-gazing.  .Sduire Fleming accepted a cigar from  Sir Thomas, and they-exchanged humorous comments on the weather until James came back witb a message  from Miss Hargrave's maid. The  young lady had returned hull ���������ao.'i'-ur  ago, and had since gone to\������cd.       /  "Oh, well, that's a?! rigSt; Sir. Thomas,- I'll bid you jgood aMjtir:," tha  Squire .said, taking the ciyar froni ber  tween his teeth and springing 'into the  dog-cart.    -  "I wonder who it-Could b.-* wishing  to escape observation," he Raid to himself, as he drove down the avenue.  Farmer Ash wood has three daughters,  and Farley's handsome eyes certainly  had a way of looking unutterable  things, and perhaps caused some devastation in that quarter. But in all  likelihood It was only a girl out of  the village. It was of very little consequence, he ultimately decided, providing pretty Judith was not rambling  about after dark, waylaying and encouraging eligible young men.  Meanwhile, Paul, having related the  story of his unfortunate adventure to  Lady Hargrave and Miss Primrose,  and' been efficiently cross-examined  upon the minutest detail, went to his  room tired and over-wrought. '  On the toilet table lay a large square  envelope, redolent of musk, and addressed to him in a thin pointed handwriting. He took it up. guessed the  caligraphy, and tossed It back again.  It fell upon the other side disclosing  a large .gold monogram of the initials  R.W. fantastically interwoven.  fifty feet oh Commercial Drive ant!  one hundred and . twenty   feet  Charles street.   It is three storeys u  height. The lower floor Is reaerv<  for stores and the two upper floors art]  divided into apartments; seven apart]  ments en each floor.   The building  thoroughly modern. The suites are twJ  and three rooms and are finished if  sand with fumed 'oak. Bach apartmei  has bath,    telephone,    gas,    electrij  light aad is    semi-furnished,    belaj  equipped with disappearing beds.et*!  The suites range In price from 921  to $36. The basement is commodiouj  and is divided into   laundry   room-  storage  rooms,   and   janitor's aparf  ments.    An elegant   entrance   fact  Charles street The floor is tiled aa|  an arch and portico lead out to tl  street--^Lorld.  Nova Scotlans Killed.  Cobalt, Ont., Feb. 21.���������Two machii  runners, natives of Nova Scotia, wer  instantly killed at the 200-foot lev*  of the Hudson Bay mining cam]  property in Gowganda today. The  were Wm.. M. Guinness and D, .Ml  Nairn, They were drilling - with bai  mer drills and drilled into aa old hod  containing powder.  (To be Continued)  GRANDVIEW.  Grandview has Building 8purt.  Building   operations   are . starting'  with a spurt in this section of the  city. Mr. McDonald is building three-l  houses dn Graveley street and Tern-  pleton Drive and Mr. Carbutt is constructing a house on Graveley.  A great many deals have been consummated during the week. Three lots  kwere sold on First avenue for $100 a  front- foot. The property was sold by  Mr. Erskine and the,deal was transacted through the Mutual Investment  Company. First avenue promises to  be one of the leading streets in the  city in the eart end; and is generally  becoming a thriving business centre  like Main street  A factory lease is being negotiated  for on a First avenue site. The prospective tenant will build a hardwood  factory. This will materially add to the  many new Industries "starting up in  Grandview and its environs.  TheNunuBual activity in the realty  market this week la accounted for hy  the probable completion and approval  of tbe Canadian Northen agreement.  Mr. Wm. Astley, of Grandview, is  In Seattle with bis wife who Is seriously ill.  New Brick Slock.  A notable addition to the many  brick structure in Grandview, 1st the  new apartment house which is being  built by Beaton & McNeil for the  Rev. Mr. McCloud.  Tbis handsome building is of red  pressed brick with* sandstone trimmings. The dimensions are one hundred and twenty feet by flfty feet,  Heavy Claim for Damages.  Washington, Feb. 2e.���������The Unit  States government must now adjuc  cate claims for damage from Mgxicc  latest revolution, which promise  reach from $60,000,000 to $75,000,<  in Mexico City alone. If. was lmpt  slble today to estimate tbe exact lc  ':X4  Almost Everything from  5C  to        ^  999c  A most  varied stock  every-day  wants  999C stores  II5Q Gommercial Prive  The Qween Tea Rooms  6i8 Granville Street  Luncheon arid Afternooi  Teas a Specialty  Stylish Silk Or09909  Waists and VHovea  A splendid showing of new silk dresses for  smart dressers, made up in the latest styles and  daintily trimmed with lace, with girdles of silk-  Have set-in sleeves and cross-effect yoke. Shades  include navy, Copenhagen,' gray, reseda and black.  At $20 and $21 they're distinctive bargains.  Also a smart line of j Panama cloth business  dresses at $10 and $X2���������very popular just now.  The new waists are of messalinesilk and crepe  de chine���������sleeves finished with plaited lace frills.  We have them for evening and for street wear  at $6 to $7.50.  ������������������ A new line of arm length all silk gloves, fingers with invisible double tips-usually $1.35 pair.  Our price on these, for the present, 95c pair*  Chic Blouse Co.  The store for smart dressers  723 Georgia St. Opp. Hotel Vancouver  Try the RUDQE~������/������OOE  A medium priced wheel ef excellent  ejuality, made by one ef the best  IngliBh factories and  fully guaranteed.  I. $. 4. asi tadje-Wlltwarth ifcjtltt alM I  stsefc.  TISDALLS LIMITED  919-020 Hmatimga Steamt, Wmat V*  aw* Friday, February 28. IMS  artxaw a*.  I A Bylaw te ratify a certain Agreement between the City 'of Vancouver,  ana the Canadian Northern Pacific Rail*  way Compear and the Canadian Kerth-  ���������rn. Railway Company, dated the Sth day  ���������f February, ISIS.  WHERBAS THB City of Vancouver  nropoeea te enter Into an agreement  rlth the Canadian Northern , Padflc  ftallway Company and the Canadian  Northern Pacific Railway Company and  A*e Canadian Northern Railway Com*  ���������any bearing date of the Sth day of  February. lfl3. which agreement and  ihe plan therein referred to are set out  la the 'schedule to thia Bylaw;  I AND WHEREAS It Is provided by the  paid, agreement and by the provision*  ������t the Vancouver Incorporation Aet 1M#  ind amending- Acts that auch acreement  and the conveyances and other Instruments to he made thereunder shall take  Mfect after a Bylaw approving of the  same haa been submitted to, voted upon  and received the assent of the Electors  kt the City of Vancouver ln conformity  with and in manner provided by the re-  kuirements of the said Acts .In respect  f������ Bylaws for contracting debts;  t THE MATOR AND COUNCIL of the  jjlty of Vancouver In open meeting as-  Yembled enact as follows:  Jl,; The said proposed agreement between the City of Vancouver and the  Canadian Northern Pacific Railway Company and the Canadian Northern Rail*  Way. Company set out in the schedule  ilereto is hereby confirmed and declared  Ee be valid and binding upon the City  M Vancouver.  j 2. It Bhall and ..may be lawful for  fcho Mayor and Clerk! of the City ef  Vancouver and they are hereby directed  for "and on behalf of tbe City of Vancouver to exeeute'.and affix the corporate  Veal of the Cltyi.'&f Vancouver to the  ���������aid agreement and all such grants,  ipeds, quit-claims, conveyances, leases  ���������r other lnetruraents or, documents as  shall be necessary or requisite for the  Wufpose of fulfilling and carrying into  affect the said agreement.  ; 3. This Bylaw shall, before tha final  passing hereof, be submitted to,--voted  upon and receive the assent of t\e Elec-  ksre of the City of Vancouver Under. In  nformlty with, and In manner provld-  ���������m by the provisions of the Vancouver  Incorporation Act 1900 and amendments  Bia .respect. of . Bylaws for contracting  lebts.  , ,4.   This Bylaw, lf pansed^ball come  .late force, and take effect from the date  [if the final passing hereof.  Received the assent of the Electors  this......... ..iday of... ..���������A.D., l������U.  DONE     AND     PASSED    IN     OPEN  .UOimcil. this.... day of....;.........���������  |A.D,m3. Mayor>  ft   .\ 7 .'City Cleric 7  ch������dule to the Bylaw hereto annexed.  a- ARTICLES OP AOREBMENT made  ��������� this fifth day of February In the year  Iff Our Lord one thousand nine hundred  HtWrteen:  BETWEEN    :  ;,.>;.  Ithe city of Vancouver (hej-einaf*  Iter called*-the City.") OF THE FIRST  IPART AND THE CANADIAN NORTH-  liRN PACIFIC RAILWAY^ COMPANY  ^thereinafter called "the RtUlway Com-  tieny.") OF THE SECOND PART. AND  THE CANADIAN NORTHERN RAIL-  I WAY COMPANY OF THE THIRD PART.  WHEREAS   the   City   has   obtained  frants from the Crown ltv right of the  omlnlon of Canada and of the Province  ���������f British Columbia to the bed of False  Creels lying east of Westminster Ave-  ���������ue (now Main Street) in the <2ty������,0'  Vancouver, in the province of British  Columbia;  AND WHEREAS the City has, pursuant to certain agreements which are designated an "Agreement A*' and "Asjree-  Seont B" In the schedule of the Talse  ���������reek Confirmatory Act. (being^Chapter  ii of the Statutes of British Columbia  for the year 1911). transferred to the  Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway and Navigation Company the portions of the bed of False Creek lying east  ���������f Westminster Avenue (now Main  Street) set out in said agreement;  AND WHEREAS the title of the City  under said Brant from the Crown In  right of the Province of British Columbia to the remainder of the bed of False  OJreek east of Westminster Avenue (now  Main Street) is subject to certain restrictions contained in said grant, upon  the City's right to alienate the same.  AND WHEREAS the Railway Company is desirous of establishing in the  City of Vancouver the permanent western headquarters and permanent terminals (both passenger and freight) or  the transcontinental line of the Canadian Northern Railway. System (including the line of the Railway Company) and  ���������f the trans-Pacific steamship line to no  established, as in this agreement provided, and in connection therewith has  agreed with the City to expend large  sums of money as hereinafter set out;  AND WHI5REAS the City is desirous  that the said remainder of the bed of  False Creek should be filled in and  reclaimed from the sea and used  for the purposes hereinafter set out on  the terms and conditions hereinafter de-  flnod, and is also desirous of acquiring  Ihe property and rights authorized to  So purchased and taken by the l-alse  Creek Reclamation Act (being Chapter  SS of the Acts of the Legislature ol  the Province of British Columbia for  the vear 1911) and for the purposes of  earrving out the matters aforesaid the  parties hereto have agreed in the man-  aer  hereinafter, set out;  AND WHEREAS by the said False  Creek Reclamation Act the City was authorised to purchase or take certain  property, riparian, littoral and other  rights and interests as therein set out.  the same to be held for certain purposes  therein stated, and subject, to the restrictions therein contained, which restrictions the parties hereto are desirous of  having removed, so to enable the City  to deal with the property, riparian, littoral and other rights and interests  - aforesaid in the manner hereinafter  stated. '������.���������_���������  NOW THEREFORE THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSETH that in consid-;  eration of the premises and the sum of  ���������tie dollar ($1.00) of lawful money of  Canada by each of the parties hereto  paid to the other (the receipt whereof is  bereby mutually acknowledged) and ������bf  ; the mutual covenants and agreements  , hereinafter contained, the parties hereto have agreed as follows:  -bagialatlon. 1. The parties hereto shall,  without delay, apply to the  Legislature of the Province of British  Columbia for an Act ratifying and con-  Arming this agreement, and authorising  and empowering the parties hereto to  carry the same into effect.  Consent 2. The parties hereto shall  Oorernor- join in forthwith applying,  ���������enezal at the expense of the Rail-  in Council wav Company, for the approval by the Governor-  General in Council of Canada, in so far  as necessarv, of the works in the bed of  False Creek as hereinafter defined, here-;  bv proposed to be done. If for any reason it should be impossible to obtain  such necessary approval, and tne Railway Company be thereby prevented from  filling in the bed of False Creek as  agreed this agreement shall become  mill and void, except that the Railway  Companv shall continue liable to repay  to the City any cost and expense whicn  the Citv may then have incurred, and  Which, under the terms hereof, are payable by the Railway Company to the  Citv. ...  -ahr-pxoprlation    3.    The  City   shall   upon  the  passing   of  the   Act  referred   to  in  Article "1,   and  upon  the  approval .referred to lh Article 2 being  obtained, purchase and take, at the expense of the Railway Company, pursuant to the aald False Creek Reclamation  Act, and any other powers lt in that behalf thereto enabling'Lota Forty-six (4������)  to Fifty-one (61) inclusive, In Block  Twenty-five (25). according to Subdivision of District Lot.One Hundred and  Ninety-six (IM) ln Group One (1); New  Westminater District and Lota One, (1)  to Thirteen (13) Inclusive, In Block  Three (S), according tb Subdivision of  District Dot Two Hundred "A" (200A)  New Westminster District all in'the City  of Vancouver, and the riparian, littoral  and other rights and interests referred  to in the aald False Creek Reclamation  Act. AU offers for the sale to the City  of any portion of the said lands, rights  and interests shall be submitted by the  City to the Railway Company. If the  Railway Company shall consider - any  such price excessive, or if the owner  shall fall to make an offer of sale to  the City, tl-en the price to be paid for  such portion of said lands, rights and Interests shall be determined by arbitration to be conducted pursuant to said  False Creek Reclamation Act. The Railway Company shall pay and provide to  the City, When, and as required, the full  cost and expense ot all such lands, rights  and. interests, Including the cost of obtaining the same as aforesaid- All of  such lands, rights and 'Interests when  purchased or taken shall remain and be  the property of the City except such portion thereof (if any) as may be included  in or extend into the Railway Property  as hereinafter defined, which portion  thereof (lf any) shall become the property of the Railway Company, such portion of said Lots 11, 12 and 13 in said  Block Three (3) as may be required  for the purpose of continuing the Roadway marked "D" on plan hereto annexed  (being the area or portion described In  sub-paragraph (D) of Article 4) westerly  at the same width to Main Street to be  held by the City for use as a public  street.  Conveyance. 4. The City shall, upon  the passing of the Aet referred to In Article 1. and upon the approval referred to in Article 2 being obtained, whether 'or not the lands, rights  and interests referred to ln Article 3  have then been obtained, purchased or  taken, execute and deliver to the Railway Company a conveyance Of alt Its  right, title and interest in and to the  following lands and lands t-overtd by  Water, that is to say. that portion of the  bed and foreshore of False Creek lvlng  east of Westminster Avenue (now Main  Street) in the City of Vancouver, more  particularly known and described as follows:���������  Commencing at tiie south-east corner  of Lot Forty-five (15). Block Twenty-  five (25). District Lot One hundred and  ninety-six (196). Group One (1), New  Westminster District, which corner is  one hundred and twelve and seven-  tenths (U2.7-10) lineal feet easterly  from the east boundary of Main Street,  formerly Westminster Avenue, measured along the dividing line between Lots  Forty-five (45) and Forty-six (46) in  the said block; thence seventy-five" (75������  degrees thirty-one" (31) minutes and  thirteen (13) seconds east of due south  three thousand eight hundred and  seventy-four and forty-nine one-hundredths (3874.49-100) lineal feet to a  point, the said point being four hundred  and seventy-six and seventy-three one-  hundredths (476.73-100) lineal feet measured westerly along said-course from the  intersection of the westerly boundary of  Glen Drive, formerly Boundary Avenue,  with mean high water mark of False  Creek: thence along the arc of ten (10)  degree curve, seven hundred and forty-  four and seventy-nine one-hundredths  (744.79-100) lineal feet to a point on a  line parallel to and equl-distant forty  (40) lineal feet from the westerly boundary of Glen ,Drive. formerly Boundary  ���������Avenue, as extended sixty-six (66) lineal  feet in.width from tbe north shore of  False Creek to Glen Drive on the south  shore, the direction of the radius of said  arc from the initial point being fourteen  (14) degrees twenty-eight (28) minutes  and forty-seven (47) seconds west of due  south, the length of said radius being  five hundred and seventy-three and sixty-nine one-hundredths (573.69-100) lineal feet; thence on the said line, parallel  to and equi-dlstant forty (40) lineal feet  from the westerly boundary of Glen  Drive, one (1) degree eight (8) minutes  nnd ten (10) seconds east of due south  five hundred and nine and fortv-two one-  hundredth (509.42-100) lineal feet: thence  along the arc of a ten (10) degree curve  one thousand and flftv-seven and five-  tenths (1057.5-10) lineal feet, the direction of the radius of said arc from the  initial point being eighty-eight (08) degrees fifty-one (51) minutes and fifty  (50) seconds west of due south, and the  length of said radius being five hundred  and seventy-three and sixtv-nine one-hundredths f573.69-100) lineal feet: thence  seventy-five (75) degrees thirty-one (31)  minutes and thirteen (13) seconds west  of due north three thousand three 'hundred and thirtv-four and ninetv-one one-  hundredths 13334.91-100) lineal feet to a  point on the line between Lots twentv-  twn (22) and twentv-three '**sv tp$-ocv  Three (3). District Lot Two hundred A  (200A). Group One (1). JCew Westminster District, produced north-westerly,  which point is two hundred and twentv-  one and five-tenths (221.5-10) lineal feet  north-easterly from the northern bound-  arv of Front Street; thenee sixty-five  (65)   degrees   thirty-nine   (39)   minutes  / |.i������\       _...; 1 "i 7  ,    ��������� 7*T"     ry~\mV  taining 7.64 acres more or less, and being more particularly described as follows:  and one (1) second west of due north  four hundred and ninety-five and thirty-six one-hundredths (495.36-100) lineal feet to a point, said point being seventy-five (75) lineal feet distant from  the east boundary bf Main Street, formerly Westminster Avenue, measured  along the dividing line between Lota  Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14) Block  Three (3), District Lot Two hundred A  (200A), Group One: (1), New Westminster District; tbence eighty-eight (81)  degrees twenty-three (23) minutes and  twenty-five (25) seconds west of due  north seventy-five (75) lineal feet to intersection with the east boundary pt>������he  said Main 8treet; thence along the said  east boundary of Main Street one; .11)  degree thirty-six (36) minutes and thirty-five (35) seconds east of due north  one hundred and ninety-seven and sixty-  one one-hundredths (197.61-100) lines}  feet; thence also along the said east  boundary of Main Street nineteent (19)  degrees fifty-four" f54) minutes and thirty-five (35) seconds east of due north  three hundred and nlrtety-two and forty-  seven one-hundredths (392.47-100) lineal feet; thence also'along the said east  boundary of Main Street one (1) degree  forty-on* (41) minutes and ten (10)/seconds east of due north nine hundred and  eighty-five and "eighty-eight one-hundredths (985.8S-100V lineal feet to the  south-west corner <��������� the aforesaid Lot  Forty-five (45). Block Twenty-five (25).  District ' Lot One hundred and ninety-  six (196), Group One (1). New Westminster District; thence along the aforesaid dividing line between Lots Forty-five  (45) and Forty-six (46) in said Block  Eighty-eight (88) degrees eighteen (18)  minutes and fifty (50) seconds east of  due smith one hundred and twelve and  seven-tenths (112.7-10) lineal feet to die  point of commencement, the whole containing an area of one hundred and  Sixty-four and nine-tenths (164.9-10)  acres more or less, excepting therefrom  Lots Forty-six (46) to Fifty-one (51)  inclusive. Block Twenty-five (25). District Lot One hundred and ninety-six  (196), Group One (1). in said district,  and Lots One (1) to Thirteen (13) inclusive, Block Three (3). Dlstiict Lot  Two hundred A (200A), Group One (1).  ln said district, the said lots 'containing  a total area of eighty-four onerhun-  dredths (84-100) acres more or less, and  same is hereinafter referred to as "the  bed of False Creek), (but this definition  does not apply to Article 18); excepting  thereout the areas,or portions following,  that is to say:  (A) (1) An area or portion adjoining  Main Street and lots first mentioned  in Article 3 and bounded on the north  by the southerly boundary of the portions on the north side of False Creek  heretofore transferred to the Vancouver,  Victoria A' Eastern Railway & Navigation Company, as recited in this agreement, and on the south by the area or  portion ln sub-paragraph (B) of this  article described, and containing' 3.38  acres more or less, and being more particularly described as  follows:���������  Commencing at the south-west corner j thenco along tiie east boundary of Main  of   Lot   Forty-five   (45).   Block   Twenty- '<-���������-���������*     * *������������������   ������������������������.���������<���������.���������    *   five  (25), District Lot One hunrlud and  of the area or portion of land described thence seventy*flve (TS) degrees thirty**  ��������� - "   ^Steafahd thlrteenUS) aee.  Commencing- at a point situated on the  east boundary of Main Street, the said  point being one hundred and- twelve and  seventy-two one-hundredths (112.72-100)  lineal feet measured along tde naid east  boundary- of Main Street in a northerly  direction from the north-weat corner  post Of Lot Fourteen (14). Block Three  (3). District Lot Two hundred A (200A).  Group One (1), New Westminster District in the City of Vancouver; thence  along the said east boundary erf7 Main  Street one (1) degree thirty-six U������>  minutes and thirty-five (tS) seconds east  of due north eighty-tour and eighty-nine  one-hundredths (34.89-100) lineal feet;  thence along the said eaat boundary of  Main Street nineteen (19) degrees fifty*  four (54) minutes and thirty-five 135)  seconds east of due north three hundred  and ninety-two and forty-seven one-  hundredths (392.47-100) lineal feet;  thence also along the said east boundary  of Main Street one (1) degree forty-one  (41) minutes and ten (10) seconds east  of due north two hundred and forty-two  and thirty-eight one-hundredths (242.3S-  100) lineal feet to intersection with the  south boundary, of a roadway one hundred and twenty-five (125) lineal feet in  wfdthi thence, along the said south  boundary, of said roadway seventy-five  (75) degrees thirty-one (31) minutes and  thirteen (13) seconds east of due south  four hundred (400) lineal feet; thence  twenty-seven (27) minutes and thirty-  six (36) seconds west of due south eight  hundred and thirty-three and sevehteen  one-hundredths (833.17-100) lineal feet  to intersection with the north boundary  of a roadway seventy-five (75) lineal  feet in width; thence along the said  north boundary of safd roadway sixty-  five (65) degrees thirty-nine (39) minutes and one (1) second west of due  north five hundred'and seventy-four and  eighty-seven one-hundredths (574.87-100)  lineal feet to the point of commencement, the whole containing an area of  eight and six one-hundredths (8.6-100)  acres more or less; excepting therefrom  Lots 1 to 10 inclusive and the northwesterly portion of Lot 11, In Block 3,  D.L. 200A, Group 1, New Westminster  District, containing forty-two-hundredths  of an acre (42-100) more or less, being  shown colored red. and marked "A" 2 on  the plan hereto annexed.  (B) An area or portion to be used  as a clty street one hundred and twenty-five (125) feet In width running east  and west from the easterly boundary of  the portion of the bed and foreshore of  False Creek hereby agreed to be conveyed to the Railway Company to the  easterly boundary of Main Street and  containing J 2.79 acres more or less, being located and designated "Main Roadway," and colored yellow and marked  B on the plan hereto nnnox.-d, and being  more  particularly described  as  follows:  Commencing at the north-west corner  of the area or portion of land described  In  sub-paragraph   "A"   2 of this article:  in-sub-paragraph VA" J of this article;  thence seventy-five (76) degrees thirty-  one (31) minutes and thirteen (13) ascends east of due south along the south  boundary of the area or portion of land  described in sub-paragraph "B" of this  article, two thousand three hundred and  three and alxty-flve one hundredths (2,*  303.S5-100) lineal feet to intersection  with the northerly production Qf the eaat  boundary of Scott Street: thenca alon**;  the said northerly production of the  east boundary of Scott Street thirty-five  (36) minutes and one (1) second weat  of due south twenty-five and aeventy-  five one-hundredths (35.76-100) lineal  feet; thence seventy-five (IS) degrees  thirty-one (31) minutes and thirteen (13)  seconds west of due north two thousand  three hundred and three and fifty-nine  one-hundredths (2303.59-100) lineal feet  to intersection with the east boundary of  the aforesaid "A" 2; thence along the  said east boundary of aforesaid "A" t  twenty-five and seventy-seven one-hundredth* (25.77-100) lineal feet to the  point of commencement, the whole containing an area of one and thirty-two  one-hundredths (1.32-100) acres more or  less. ���������'    ���������  (D) An area or portion to be used as  a city: street seventy-five (75) feet in  width, running east and west, adjoining  the northerly boundary of tbe said portions on the south of False Creek of the  bed and foreshore- of False/Creek transferred as hereinbefore recited to the  Vancouver. Victoria A Eastern Railway  A Navigation Company, and extending  from the easterly boundary of the lots  first mentioned in Article 3 to the easterly boundary of Scott Street produced  northerly, and containing 4.84 acres,  more or leas, being designated "Roadway" and colored yellow and marked  with the letter D on the plan hereto annexed, and being mora particularly described as follows:  Commencing at the north-west corner  of Lot Fourteen (14). Block Three C3>,  District Lot Two hundred A (200A),  Group One (1),. New Westminster District; thence eighty-eight (88) degree**  twenty-three (23) minutes and twenty-  five C25) seconds east of due south along  the dividing line between Cots Thirteen  ���������'3) and Fourteen '14) in said block  seventy-five (75) lineal feet: thence sixty-five (65) degrees thirty-nine (39)  minutes and one (1) second east of due  south four hundred and ninety-five and  thirty-six one-hundredths (496.36-100)  lineal feet to a point on the dividing line  between Lots Twenty-two (22) and  Twenty-three (23) of the said block, produced north-easterly, the said point being two hundred and twenty-one and five-  tenths (331.6-10) lineal feet from the  northern    boundary    of    Front    Street.  one (II) mint     onds east of due south two  three hundred and one aad  one-hundredths (JtM.M-liT) .  to Intersection with -the east ..  of   Scott   Street   produced  'northsfty;  thence along the' aald northertrVpreiicw yyAiAMA^^M  tion; of thereat, boundary ^'W&a\a*am^^y^^m^m  thirty-five (������6KmlnuUe and one (1) ee*-7A-^7^PPt|  teen (ltV a������condJ> wlwt of due  thousand two hundre������7 e������4  and^ forty*aix one-h  de*rrees thirty-nine (St^thim*1 _  (IV second west ot due north eta  yy yy$6M0i0i:im  AyAAy3$0^Sm  wmm  and one and sixty-one ohe*bU���������--.���������  (601.61-100) lineal feet to the intaawee*  tion with  the east powdery of  Street; thence along r  Main Street one (1) d<  minutes   and   thirty        ,_���������,  west, of due south one . hundred apt  twelve and seventy-two one-hundredOis  (112.72-100) lineal feet to the point of  commencement, the whole containing en  area of five (6) acres, more or less, excepting therefrom Lots Twelve (II)  and  Thirteen   OS)   and  the_southvfrest  ^���������JAt^;;..*f;;'j������y,^.,.*vi  ;M.77^ 7*S5p#f3  yyxY: xyyAyfx������#a  AAA^imm  portion of Lot Eleven (11), Block Th,...  (3), District Lot Two hundred A (IMA).  New Westminster District containing  sixteen one-hundredths (16-100) acres,  more or less.  (E) An area or portion containing  twelve (12) acres adjoining the northerly boundary of the area or .portion to  be used aa a street described and set out  In sub-paragraph (B) of thin article,  shown and designated Acreage, and colored red and marked "E" on the plan  hereto annexed, and being more particularly described as follows:  Commencing at the north-east corner .  of the area or portion of land described  tn sub-paragraph "B" of this article;  thence a line parallel to and equidistant  forty (40) lineal feet from the west  boundary ot Glen Drive, one <l) degree  eight (8) minutes and ten (10) seconds  west of due north one hundred and  eighty-nine and thirty-three 'one-hundredths < 189.33-100) lineal feet;_ thence_  on the arc of a ten (10) degree curve  seven hundred and forty-four and seventy-nine one-hundredths (744.79-100)  lineal feet, the direction of the radius  of said arc from the initial point being  eighty-eight (88) degrees fifty-one <il>  minutes and fifty (50) seconds west of  due south and the length of said radius  being Ave hundred and seventy-three and  sixtv-nlne one-hundredths (573.61-100)  lineal feet; thence along the south boundary of the property of the Vancouver,  (Continued on Page ���������)  ninety-six (196), Group One (I) Xew  Westminster District: thence along ihe  east boundary of Main Street .,ne :'1)  degree forty-one (41) minutes and ten  HO) seconds west of due south six hundred and fifteen and thirty-t.vo one-hundredths (615.32-100) lineal feet to Intersection with the north boundary of a  roadway one hundred and twenty-five  1125) lineal feet in width; thcr.ce :ilong  the said north boundary of sail roadway seventy-five (75) degrees tj.lrty-one  (31) minutes and thirteen (l'.!) seconds  east of due south two hundred nnd fifty-  six and thirty-six One-hundredths (256.-  36-100) lineal feet: thence parallel to  the aforesaid east boundary of M;:m  Street one (1) degree forty-one (41) minutes and ten (10") seconds east of due  north six hundred and forty and nirety-  one one-hundredths (6<S'1.:>I-100) HnenI  feet to intersection with the south  boundary of the northern portion of the  property of the Vancouver, Victoria &  Eastern Railway A Navigation Company:  thence along the said south bouniary  ot the northern portion of the property  r.f the aforesaid Vancouver, Victoria &  Eastern Railway & Navigation Company  seventy-flve (76) degrees thirty-one (31)  minutes and thirteen (r3) seconds west  of due north one hundred and forty and  seventy-nine one-hundredths (140.79-100)  lineal feet to tbe south-east corner of  the aforesaid Lot Forty-five (45). District Lot One hundred and ninety-six  (196): thence along the said south boundary of Lot Forty-five (45) eighty-eight  (88) degrees eighteen (18) minutes anfi-  fifty (50) seconds west of due north one  hundred and twelve and seven-tenths  M 12.7-10) lineal feet to the point of commencement, the whole containing an  area of three and sixty-four one-hundredths (3.64-100) acres more or less;  excepting therefrom Lots 46 to 51 Inclusive. Block 25, D.L. 196. Group 1, New  Westminster District, containing twenty-  six one-hundredths (26-100) of an acre  more or less, being shown colored red  and marked "A" 1 on the plan hereto annexed. The same, except as in Article  36 mentioned, to be retained and usee!  by the City for park purposes.  (2) An area or portion adjoining  ITain Strc-et and the lots last mentioned  in Article 3 and bounded on- the north  by the area or portion set out and d -  scribed in sub-paragraph (B) _j>.*- tnis  article, and on the south by the nr*M or  portion set out and descrifc.ni \n subparagraph   (D)   of  this  zri.1 le  and  con-  Street, formerly Westminster Avenue,  one ()) degree forty-one (41) minutes  and ten On) seconds east of due north  one hundred and twenty-eight nnd eighteen one-hundredths (128.18-10ft) lineal  feet to the south-west corner of the  area or portion of land described in subparagraph "A" 1 of this article: thence  along the south boundary of the said  "A" 1 produced easterly, seventy-five  (75) degrees thirty-one (31) minutes  and thirteen (13) seconds east of du������  south four thousand three hundred nnd  fifty-six (4356) lineal feet. toNnter^ec-  tion with a line parallel to and equidistant one hundred and twenty-five (125)  lineal feet from the south boundary of  First Avenue in the City of Vancouver  produced westerly; thence along the said  line eighty-nine (89) degrees fourteen  (14) minutes and thirty-eight (38) seconds east of due south ninety-eight and  forty-seven one-hundredths (98.47-100)  lineal feet to intersection with a line  narallel to and equidistant forty (40)  lineal feet from the west boundary of  Glen Drive: thence along the said line  one. (1) degree eight (8) minutes and  ten (10) seconds east of due soutb one  hundred and twentv-five and seven one-  hundredths (125.7-100) lineal feet to intersection with the aforesaid south  boundary of First Avenue produced  westerly: tbence along the aforesaid j  south boundary of First Avenue produc- i  ed westerly eighty-nine ("SO) degrees  fourteen (14) minute* and thirty-eight  f38) seconds west of due north one hundred and seventeen and nine-tenth:-  < H7.9-10) lineal feet: thence seventy-fiv������*  (75) degrees thirty-one (31) minutes and  thirteen (13) seconds weet of due north  four thousand three hundred and forty-  two and sixtv-seven one-hundredths  (4342.67-100) lineal feet to the point of  commencement, the whole containing an  area of twelve and seventy-nine one-  hundredths (12.73-100) acres more or I  less. j  (C)     An area or portion to he '-sod as ]  an additional part of the street describ- j  ed  in sub-paragraph   (B)   of this article,  adjoining   the  boundary   of   said   street. I  extending from the easterlv boundary of |  the   aroa  or   portion   mentioned   in   sub-1  clause  (2)  of sub-paragraph  f A)  of th';-;  article, easterly to the easterly boundary i  of Scott  Street  produced  northerly,  and i  containing 1.32 acres more or l<*ss. bfine;  colored b.-own and markrd with  the lot-!  ter C  on   the pTan  hereto  annexed,   and  being more particularly described as follows: I  Commencing at tbe  north-east  coiner  Quaker Flour  Rolled Oats  Corn Flakes  Puffed Wheat  Puffed Rice  n  a  tt  Swindell Bros.  U17 Commercial Drive     Next to Uneeda Meat Market THE U WESTERN CALL*  Friday,FtAniiry -at. ly  ;������ $��������� 111 M 1111111 IU tl II * H I' >  :   The Successful Firms  Advertise.        WHY?  ��������� I l I *** l ill II11 H'-i I ������l I'll'tt-I  ������1IM 11 14 *>****l****4******   *********** 4*** H IK lllllt  \\ Me Delivery  No Credit  Mark Ii  ���������   PhoBCi Fairmont (21  4   ���������  Wt|lrtvutfcibtie*  tilif ���������iluptimil  lillTiry  ������< H*>  kteplii.  Oive us a Trial and be Convinced  9mtmatlay 9maolata  Put La.  Local Lamb, Legs 22c   Loins 25c  ������������������      Shoulders  -   - 16c  Choice corn fed Pig Pork Legs 20c  " " Loins 26c  Fresh Spare Ribs    -    2 lbs. 25c  Presh Dressed Ohix   -25c to 80c  Swift's Bacon 26c  Premium Ham, whole or half 26c  SEAL SHIPT OYSTERS  Vkeek Salmon  hum* Salt Hen-iagt    ���������  SaMkadBalibat ���������     *  2513 lib Street, ir. Broadway  Pea Lb  Fresh Local Veal Roasts 20c to 3k  Sirloin Roast .... 22c  Choice Pot Roast - - lSc-lSc  Choice Cuts of Round Steak20-22c  New Zealand Butter -8 lbs.fl.00  Good Lard - - - 2 lbs. for 25c  Ranch Eggs, doc. 85c, 3 dot. $1.00  SlbaSSe  ��������� otchSc  libs, for SSc  Fines Haddie  Kippers       ���������     -     -  Fresh Smoked Salmon  perllvUl-te  6cp*-rpair  2 Ita. for 86c  The Place that Treat* Yea RUM  This Is  ice tl  aa li  ladepeadeat Market  Mount Pleasant  Phone: Fairmont 1140  Help to make these pages ae interesting  ae possible   by   writing  or telephoning all local news each week before  Wednesday noon.  DR.  SPENCER'S   FAREWELL.  +41II ||������| II III! | IU In*. 1.1 ,m *.   d���������|���������t���������i,.{, M.; i | | |.| H | UH 111 f**  **************************0**************************  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.  IU Ml t ������������������������������������������ *********** ***** ��������� ���������***.** HM < 1 i M' 111������ 11 ��������� 11 **  111 in n iiU'i ihiihi I **** m i in in him 11 i 1111 ill 11,  V**t good vaiues in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  ',. y-"���������.'���������' ������������������'" Call on .  TRIMBLE & NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  244* MAIN ST.  PHONE Fairmont 2259  4 Good Stock of No. 1  Fruit and  Produce*  joBN-P* wmv  pnomEW  Rev. Dr. Spencer closed his services in Central Baptist Church last  Sunday. During the last five months  the congregations have steadily increased, so that the church was filled  to its utmost capacity in this closing  service. A baptismal service was held  in the evening. Great interest has been  manifested on the part of the members and congregation ln the progress  of the work. A social gathering is to  be held next Thursday as a sort of  good-bye to Dr. Spencer, on the eve  of his commencing his work as Superintendent of Social Service for  Western Canada. This church was  started by the Rev. P. C. Parker, M.  A., who did most excellent service  during his pastorate, and has left behind him a record worthy of admiration and respect.  Rev. George R. Welch, B. A, Called to  Central Baptist Church, Vancouver.  Notification has been received that  Rev. George R. Welch, B.A.. of Ayl*  mer, Ont, has accepted the call of the  Central,Baptish Church of Vancouver,  and will commence his duties on  April first.  - Mr. .Welch ls a young man of considerable ability in .the Baptist minis*  try, and is an old British Columbia  boy, so that he comes back home.  His brothers, Dr. Welch, A. 3. Welch  and H. H. Welch, live ln this city, and  also his father and other relatives.  He la a graduate ot McMaater University of Toronto, and of Rochester  University of New York State.  Mrs. Welch Is a daughter of the Rev.  Dr. Stewart, Dean of Rochester University. 'A  Mr. Welch comes from a large and  influential church in Ontario to a  much smaller congregation, but one  which has bright promise of development and extension. He wilt be welcomed to the ranks of. the Baptist  ministry In British Columbia, and will,  no doubt, find a place for the exercise  of bis gifts, pot only in bis own district, but throughout the province;  AWARD CONTRACT TO WINNIPEG  FIRM.-  Georgia-Harris Street Bridge Will Be  Built by McOalrmid & Co.  faT-fW  TaKa Care of Your Teeth*  GOOD TEETH-  Enhance appearance;  Conduce to health;  Aid in use of language; and  Contribute to comfort.  PR. h* WOOP, 312*313 UePldg.  IS PREPARED IK) MAKE PERFECT TEETH.  Net the Cheapen Place  leTewf  Oat the Bet* Value for  floaty  ������*������  k\)V������ W. H. Armstrong, Prop. '"Gi  *y  2440 MAIN STREET  We have just received another consignment of  WILLIAMS' FAMOUS ENQLISH TOFFEE  Always an up-to-date stock of the best Candles, Chocolates Ac Fruits.  Cakes and Pastries freah daily.   All the latest-Magaiines to be had here.  meet Fairmont 9799  Empress Powager of China Passes.  Peking, Feb* II���������Ye HoNa La, Bm-  press Dowager pf China, died at 1.80  o'clock this morning. She was the widow of Emperor Kwarig Su. who died  November 13, 1908. The empress had  been ill only a few days. The actual  cause of her death ia unknown, but it  ls stated the symptoms of her ailutent  resembled appendicitis. Sha vat attended only by a Chinese doctor.  Ample Provision for Pependentt.  London, Feb. Jl.���������-The Lord Mayor  of London announced today that  Premier Asquith had informed blm  that the government would propose  to parliament that funds from the national treasury be appropriated for tho  dependents of the late Captain Scott  and hla four companions who died ln  the Antarctic. The amount, the Premier Baid, would be sufficient to secure to the dependents the pecuniary  position they would have held had the  disaster to the explorers not occurred.  It is understood tbat under the government scheme, Mrs. Scott, widow of  the explorer, will receive an annual  pension equivalent to the salary of a  naval captain in active service.  Mount Pleasant Livery  A. F. McTAVISH, Prop.  I  Phone Fairmont 845 Corner Broadway and Main '.',  I Carriages at all hours day or night j;  Plan to Kidnap Ministers.  London, Feb. 22.���������How ,to deal with  the ^militant suffragettes Is a problem  which is being discussed by the public, and suggestions of various kinds  occupy many columns of the daily  newspapers.  The latest plan of the militant wing,  according to the "Standard," is to kidnap the cabinet ministers, and the  police are taking the precaution to  shadow the ministers whenever they  appear In public.  Suggestions are made by several  public men that women who are arrested and go on a hunger strike  should be left to starve rather than  be permitted to defy or evade the law  with impunity.  It  Will   Cost Approximately  $470,000  and be Completed in Eighteen  Months.  The proposed Georgia-Harris street  bridge is to be built by J. McDairmid  ft Co., of Winnipeg, at a contract price  of approximately $470,360. At its  meeting Monday afternoon the bridges  and railways committee made a choice  in favor of the McDairmid Company  as against the contracting firm of  Martin Carall ft Co. of Kansas City,  Mo., although the tender submitted  by the latter was $2500 lower on the  aggregate^ bid. The reason given for  tiie acceptance of the higher figure  waa that MjcDa|rmid ft Co. Ib a Canadian firm; having opeta|ed... ta ^Western Canada for the p*������t Sfcyears,  The formal bid of McDairmid ft Co.  was 465,000, which was Increased to  $473,350 by the-addition of sums for  track, wotfk and inspection. The com*  mittee, however said that this grand  total would be reduced about $3000  because the structure was to be completed within 18 months Instead of  24 months as noted In the McDairmid  inspection  estimates.  Martin, Carroll ft Co.'s formal bid  was 462,000, being increased to $467,*  000 to coyer inspection, etc. With the  two tenders placed on the same basis  it was found that Kansas City firm  was the lower by about $2660.  Ex-License Commissioner Hackett,  of Robertson ft Hackett, appeared before the committee to apeak on behalf of Mr. McDairmid and two of his  associates, the three of whom were  present. Mr: Hackett said he had  known the McDairmid Company in  Western Canada for 30 years. Aid  Cameron recalled having sold hardware to the McDairmid interests 29  years ago in the prairie metropolis.  Both of them spoke very warmly  in favor of the contract going to McDairmid ft Co., and in fact Aid; Crowe  waa tbe only member of the commit  tee who opposed the choice, claiming  that the principle gf. awarding contracts to the loweft bidder should  invariably be followed, If otjier conditions were equal..  It was declared by Engineer C. A.  P. Turner that both firms were perfectly trustworthy and reliable.  Aid. Hepburn gave as bia reason  for voting for the Canadian firm, tbe  fact tbat it probably knew climatic  conditions here better than would  Martin Carroll ft Co. It was also  closer to Vancouver.  ������������������*'I am in favor of giving preference  to a Canadian concern but it seems  a pity that we aaked outside companies to bid," declared Aid. Trimble.  Tbe decision of the committee was  accepted by the City Council last  evening.  Mr. C. A. P. Turner explained to the  committee that although his $100,000  bond had not yet been executed it  was expected from the East every  day. The delay bad been caused to  some extent, he said, by reason of  the fact tbat the company takin gthe  risk had reinsured ln other companies  He promised to have the bond ready  by the end of the month, and tbe committee safeguarded itself by making  the contract award to McDairmid ft  Co., conditional upon the bond bein?  presented and being approved of by  the city solicitor. The mayor will.  therefore, not sign the contract until  the consulting engineer's bond on the  work ls ready.  It was suggested by City Engineer  Fellowes tbat as it was advisable to  use tbe mushroom concrete construction on the proposed East End viaducts, Mr. Turner be employed as  consulting engineer at a fee of one  and a half per cent, in return for the  use of his patents on tbe 'mushroom  type.. This type' is to be used in the  Georgia-Harris street bridge. No decisive action was taken by the committee.  Developing Our Forests  ' Ottawa,���������-That the various governments of Canada and the lumbermen  and the railways have spent in the  past year in forest protection and development, about one and one-half million dollars, were the facts brought  out at the annual business meeting  of the Canadian Forestry Association  here on Wednesday. The meeting,  which was largely attended and enthusiastic, made It clear that (his Association does not stand for a negative policy of keeping the forests  locked up, but stands for the progressive and affirmative ��������� policy of  utilising the forests aa quickly and  fully aa possible, always with the understanding that where cut-over lands  are unsuited to agriculture they are  to be protected from flre and got back  under timber crop as quickly as possible. Progress was shown all along  the line, and hope was expressed that  the forest reserves would be Increased, the forest services strengthened, and that there be established a  Laboratory for the testing of ail  kinds of Canadian trees to ascertain  their suitability for various uses, their  pumping qualities, etc.  Winnipeg was chosen as the place  for the next convention and. late July  was fixed upon as tbe date.  Tbe officers elected were: Patron,  H.R.H. the Governor-General; Hon.  President, Right Hon. R. L. Borden;  Hon. Past Prea., Right Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier; President, Hon. W. A.  Charlton, M.P., Toronto; Vice-President, Wm. Power, Esq., M.P., Quebec.  Territorial Vice-Presidents.  Ontario���������Hon. W. H. Hearst  Quebec���������Hon. Jules Allard.  New Brunswick���������Hon. J. K. Flem*  ming.  Nova Scotia���������Hon. O. T. Daniels.  Manitoba-Hon. R. P. Roblin.  Prince Edward Island���������Hon. ������ A.  Matheson.  Saskatchewan���������His Honor, G. W.  Brown. ���������-���������. ,'-���������'  Alberta���������Hon. A. L. Slfton.  British Columbia���������Hon. W. R. Rose.  Yukon���������Geo. Black, Commissioner.  Meckeusie���������P. P. Wilson.  KeewaUn���������His Hon. D. C. Cameron.  Ungava���������His Grace, Mgr. Brucbeei,  Archbishop of Montreal.  And a strong board of directors, representing alt the province*. y>-.  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.  Cor. Tenth Aye. and Quebec St  Preaching Service*-���������11 a.m.    and .?:>���������  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Pastor, Rev. A. F. Baker. ������14tb Ave., Salt  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  7   Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.oi. and 7:l#'  p.m.   Sunday School at 1:30 p.m.  Rev . P. Clift in Parker. M.A., Pai  llth Ave. W.  Paster.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  Service*���������Preaching at 11 a.m. aad at   '1  7:. J p.m.   Sunday  School ��������� and Bible  Class, at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall. B.A.B.D., Faster  Parsonage, 123 llth Ave. W. Tele. Fairmont 1449.  Alert Adult Bible Class of lieu*  tata View Methodist Chun* meets at  2.30 every Sunday. ��������� Visitors will be  made welcome. S. Johnston, press*  dent.  Cor.  Asaueajf.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Broadway and Prince Edward  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a>_  Sunday School and Bible class at  p,m. -  . Evening prayer at 7:34 s.m.  Holy Comnwtnion every Sunday at t  lolatand Srd Sundays at It  Rev. .������. H. Wilson, Rector  Ave. and Prince  Fairmont 444-L.  St.  Rectory, Cor.  Sth  ward St Tel ,  Boston, Feb. 10.���������Fire tonight destroyed the building of Bramen, Ppw  ft Co., hardware dealers, and damaged  several other wholesale houses. The  loss is estimated at $600,000.  CEDAR COTTAGE PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Rev. J. O. Madill. Pastor.  Services���������11 a.m., 7*30 p.m.  2.80 p.m.��������� Sunday School and Bible  Class.  11.00 a. m.-" The Sound ef the Trum.  pet"  7.80 p.m.-"The Way to Success/'  Hear Evangelist A. 0. Garr and wife  at the Full Gospel Mission, 40 Cordova  Street, East.     Every night at 7:46,  except Monday.   Bring a friend.  B. S. MOORE,  Soyerintendent.  Business is Good  AT TBI  FairniQiit Wm Sdwf  ,.,:,: PJLKJSX ft ||A,TT^prS.;,f,.^  Machinists  itttmetijM, Wotor Ifkff, Wcyclts, tic.  Try a "CAW." a4.  mmMmnmiMiMMit w,$���������������n������������������������������mm mm*���������������������  : PHON������  ,    PAIBMQffr  : 510  mofwrroa*  c?VfcGOW$i;N t  TH������ HON  BEST PARWR  994* mein 9t. atleterefrem tttti 4V. *  CHOCOLATES  FRUITS  STATIONERY  i 4**44 m IHKMIH4HMH   |������<IMMIIHM >������H������tf>Mf  Hacks, Victorias, BroughamB, Surreys and  Buggies, Express and Dray Wagons for  le  Furniture and Piano Moving ii  iiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiimiiMMiiiniirimiMii m  Wirelesa Across Behring.  Washington, Feb. 20.���������Arrangements are being made for tbe establishment of regular wireless service  across the Behring Sea between the  American and Russian governments,  which will insure telegraph communication between America and Asia at  all times, even In the event of interruption to tbe cable Bervice.  TermimiJ City Press, M4.  24W Westtniatter M.  Pbsae Fairmont U4f  Writing tablets, a big ten cents  worth for one dime, at the Terminal  City Press, corner, Eighth and Westminster Road.  Premier is Breaking Down.  London, Feb. 20.���������Close friends of  Premier Asquith are not a little concerned about the state of his health.  His prolonged fight for the Heme  Rule Bill and his recent troubles with  the suffragettes, combined with the  differences in the cabinet, have told  on his constitution. Those who are in  his confidnce would not be surprised  at any time to learn of bis intention  to resign the premiership. His most  likely successor would be Sir Edward  Grey.  Prunes.. 5 lbs. 25c  Peaches, evap 2 lbs. 26c  Apricots,   " lb. 15c  W. Beans ...4lbs. 25c  Rice........ ...lb.   5c  Jams. reg. 25c jar for... 20c  Jams, 4-lb. tin, 75c for.65c  Marmalade, 4-lb. tin 45c  Pineapple 3 for 25c  Peas  2 for 25c  Corn... .....2 for 25c  Beans 2 for 25c  Pumpkin 2 for 25c  Oysters 2 for 25c  Bruce Herring .........tin 15c  Sardines, reg. 15c tin 10c  Catsup, reg. 25c bottle....15c  Mild Cheese ............lb. 20c  Utility Milk ......... 3 for 25c  Cow Soda  .2 for 15c  Machine sliced Bacen lb. 25c  Strictly Fresh Eggs  3 doz $1.00  Fresh roasted Coffee, lb. 40c  Apples, Yellow Newton  per box  $1.40  Wine Saps, per box $1.40  Oranges. 2doz. 25c  Swindell Bros.  1417 Commercial Drive      Phone Highland 139 m  Friday, February 2a 1913  \  THE WESTERN CALL.  ancouver  till! IHMMMI111 **** *** ***  ���������   i  :; If You Help Your Diatrtet \  ��������� You also Help Yourself  !! r i  nlllUl.ll'UI til I | I $ I I 1 I 11 I I  Wmm  OAJUk  Issued every Friday at S408 Westnia  ���������ter Road, one-half block north of Bread-  way.   Phone Fairmont X144.  Vdltor, H. H. Stevens; Manager, Geo  A. Odium.  t-ahsexlpttomt $1.00 per year, (0 cants  par alx months; 2S cents per threw  months.  Changes of ads. must be In by Tuesday evening each week to Insure tastr*  i tloa In followins; Issue.  '    Notices of   births, deaths  aad  rlagas inserted free of chare*.  ^This is tiie reduction we are making  for our  First Annual Sale of  r  Call in and let ua convince you that  we are making tiie above reduction on  , all Wallpaper in our store to make  room for 12,000 rolls high-class Spring  I stock.   .  ifflff^rj  m  EIGHTEEN MILLION  WILL BE SPENT  Estimates for Year Presented to the  House Monday by Mr. Ellison.  of    justice  58,158  91,020  LEE*  Importers of Wallpaper  ^fuJlBUHskofCineriB  Plants  nealthy,   fflowers  usually large and colors  extraordinary.  un-  Kep������S NURSERY  Cor l*tti Ave. & Main st  fHONg: FMrmont 817  Pr. ^Vaq'i Femafr PWf  7 ifliaMt f-fMhrspilatort never falls. Time  i are escMtaflv jbowerful in reft-UUas the  ���������Uve portion offlisjtmjalo snteto.  Rtfus  j c������tap itniU*loa������._.|lr..*������.vaa''s are *pjd at  Seventy-five   Thousand    Dollars   for  Tuberculosis Hospital at Kamloops.  Victoria, Feb. 25.���������The estimates of  revenue and expenditures of the province 'during the current year were  laid before Parliament 'Monday by  Hon. Price Ellison, minister of finance. By tbe estimates lor 1913-14  lt Is noted tbat a revenue of $10,326,-  085.05 is conservatively counted upon,  this being a decrease of 151,745.61  from the estimated revenue for 1912-  13 (10,387,830.66) very easily explainable In the abrogation of the poll tai  and other reductions in the contribu  tions of the people to the finances  bt the country.  The estimated receipts for the year  1912-13 were $8,192,101 and the ac  tual receipts $10,745,709. At the same  time actual expenditures were.- less  than the provision made by Parliament. Last year showed an excess of  revenue over estimates .under certain  heads of $2,793,755, and*^ a shortage  In a few items to the extent of $240,-  000, leasing a net excess of about $2.-1  553,608. The principal/excesses occur-'  red in land revenue, timber licenses,  timber royalties, free mining certificates, licenses of all kinds, flneB and  fees of court, succession duties, registry fees, revenue tax, personal  property wild land and Income taxes,  printing office receipts, interest,,Chinese restriction and miscellaneous receipts. The items which fell short of  the estimate were land sales, real  property tax. timber leases, dyking  assessment, royalty and tax on coal  and fishery and cannery licenses.  Turning to expenditure the original  appropriations amounting to $11,085,-  390 were added to In the supplementary estimates by $716,050, making  a total appropriation for the year  of $11,752,096. Of thia amount, however, only $11,368,767 waa actually  expended, or but $353,377 In excess  of the original appropriations.  This year the gross total of estimated expenditure Is $17,838,266.11.  as against $16,270,001.09 provided - by  Parliament last year, an Increase of  $1,668,266.02. In summary the recapitulated estimated revenues and  expenditures for 1913-14 are as hereunder:  Ittvenues.  Dominion of Canada:.-   Land fijalos .   Land Revenue   8urvey fees    Water revenue, rentals...  Water revenue, records-  Rents (exclusive of land)  Administration  (salaries)   ..  Legislation  ....  Public institutions   (maintenance)    ..     496,020  Hospitals and charities..      7Q4.100  Administration    of    justice  (other than salaries)      378,900  Education '.. 1,175,383  Transport  ...:....   .....    168,000  Revenue services          60,000  Works and Buildings. 3,445,000  Roads, streets, bridges and  wharves  6,961,600  Subsidies to steamboats, fer*  rles and bridges.  Contingencies  .......  Miscellaneous  \ m***������*^***************** [different sources of information, olfi- ada has made such launense progrsas  126,100  150,000  3,086,410  Total   ...$17,838,266  In a majority of the Items' mentioned there is an increase over last  year's estimates.  JINOOltM   IN   FRANCE  LONDON, Feb. 25���������The most omin-j  ous symptom of Europe Is the revival of jingoism' in France.  In this phrase one of the foremost  leaders pf Liberal opinion in England  summed up the view taken by a con  siderable part of the press and pub*  | lid of England of the recent developments across the channel.   J  With the entente cordiale binding  this country to ' active, co-operation  with France under certain contlngen  FARM NOTES  ���������44 ** ***4**4"l**a**********>  cies, British Interest is obviosly  keener that that of a mere spectator.  It Is no secret that there exists in  England a school of publicists... and  politicians who 'are convinced that  Oreat Britain will some day have to  fight Germany and believe that the  longer that day Is deferred the  smaller will be Britain's chance of  coming victorious out If the grapple.  FIELD CROPS OP CANADA.  Report for year ended Dec. 31, 1912.  Upon a total area under field crops  of 32,449,000 acres a harvest has been  reaped the value of which, calculated  at average local market prices, makes  a total of $511,-951,000. The area under wheat last year waa 9,758,400]  acres, v 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 $123,522,000. Fall wheat produced 16,396,000 bushels of the value  of $13,735,000. Oats upon 9,216,900  acres yielded 361,733,000 bushels of  the value of $116,996,000, barley upon  1,415,200 acres yielded 44,014,000 bushels of the value of $20,405,000 and flax  upon 1,677,800 acres yielded 21,681,500  bushels of the value of $19,626,000.  By comparison with 1911 the results" bf last year's harvest, both as  'regards total yield and value, are upon T-^h; whole inferior. The average  prices realised for most of the crops  were somewhat less, whilst the yields  from wheat, peas, beans and corn for  husking were also lower. On the  other hand oats yielded about llVa  million bushels more than in 1911 and  the following crops also show more or  less an excess yield, viz., parley, rye,  buckwheat, mixed grains, flax, potatoes, turnips, etc., .fodder corn, sugar  beet and alfalfa.  Production of Beet Root Sugar, 1911-jltJ  cial and other, open to the student of during the laat decade that the census  Canadian affairs. jftgurea of 1901 are. paelesa for 9������  The book Is a large quarto of 367Jpurpoee of gtvlng anV true Idea of  pages and contains the map of tiMjpresent resoaroea. For this reaaon we  Dominion on the scale of 100 miles to wish that Dr. Fleck's work couldr have  an inch, prepared by the OeograpW-'been postponed until after the poIn!  S:S!!,lCh,������f .^SS^!'^?? Mellon ofthe^nstiar^taof  ��������� ~&%M  ill  mm*-  Interior. It is divided Into three  parts dealing (1) with the geographical and social structure of |Canada;  (2) with Canadian economics (agriculture, forestry, game, fisheries, msnu*  factures, minerals and trade) and (8)  international relations, Including the  commercial and tariff policy and Canada's position In the world's markets.  In a historical sketch of Canadian  political development the author divides his periods Into (a) before 1768,  (b) between 1763 and 1840, (c) from  1840 to 1867 and (d) from 1667 to  the present date.  The work should be of special interest to Canadian settlers of German  origin and language, whilst we cannot  but be glad that the resources pf Canada ahould be so effectively presented  to the German speaking races of  Europe. We regret however that so  many of the figures quoted, especially  those of the census of 1901,���������whilst  doubtless in most cases the latest  avallable,-���������should be ont of date. Can-  yymmA  '���������?'������������������<$$%$%������  xyyys^c^M  iAi'K���������  In dealing with immigration it is  clear why In h work puNIabed to *****  the latest Immigration figures shoeli  be only those of 190f-W. giving the  total number, of ImnUgraata, late Canada as 208,794, whereM the figures  for 1911-13 were available giving a  total of 354,237.   It U to be hoped  that the demand for Dr. Fleck's wet*  may soon necessitate a new edttiem  revised and brought up to date by the   u^^^mmv  inclusion of the lateat figures.  Am ������%0$$jm$fc  de* to the work would be a ^������������P*^yxA^00Mm  addition. ��������� ''������������������'yy-:.y-y.'-y'y-':M>W$'  A special men's meeting will be held  n St. Bavlcur's Church, corner BeaUin   ;  ���������.-; ���������   ���������:>:���������_..'..   -. ��������� "������������������.���������������������������.���������..���������."-���������'_ .'x7Zy-'y--'~''.;xt.fy&^#m  yfmS  '"WM  Drive and First avenue,  the 2nd March, at 4 p. m.  will be given by Rev. C, C; Owen,  rector of Christ's eharch, the s-aajset  being "Ufa as a Voyage." 8������sm win  be rendered by the Christ Ckwel.  Quartatta. All men aro nwdleUy wefc  corned to these ipecialserslcee. y'-'".'  <ty.  '���������Mk  ymm  The total quantity ot raw sugar manufactured from Canadian-grown sugar  3-ftoom Suites For Rent  Fully  modem,   gas   ranges,  beam, ceilings, laundry tubs.  1629 10th Avenue, East  PHONE Fairmont 1634L.  *-���������?���������'��������� '������������������ yyyyi!%&i  yyyyyyx$������i  i'X?Li>!itA*  MT. PLEA8ANT LODOB NO. 19  Meets, every Tuesday at. I am ^bs  LO.O.F. baM, WeaUniMter Aye., lit.  Pleasant Boouralag b-retbre* -wrataUy  Invited te attend. ... -y  j. c Dat-fa, n. a. tan  jr. Balds*. V. O,  i-*r  With the improved relations of ^'^^^^^^^^'u'tmu  Britain and Germany, of late, It Is ^ H&& M ,4>877f8B7 ,b.   of thia  Sold at  Oor.rHaatinge and Granville Sts.  Vancouver, B.C.  723,135  2,000,000  .350,000  20,000  60,000  40,000  200  Timber leases   ������.0������0  Garments of all description  cleaned.  PLUMES CLEANED,  DYED  AND CURLED.  lac Office, Its t Rib. riMS Fair. 504  firks. 5zf Oth ������ti������ E.. raaat Filr. 174  *,  *********** *4* 4 4 1 IM'14'1-114  :��������� TORONTO  J FURNITURE  STORE  1 . 3334 Main St.  :; Our stock of Furniture  ;; is Large, Modern and  ;; adapted to the tastes of  Buyers.  | Dressers, Buffets, Tables  I Chairs, Couches,   Mat-  tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  A complete line of  linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. *  Drop in and inspect our goods.   t.  This is where you get a square   *  deal.  M. H. COWAN  li1IIII111111III litHII|il  Timber licenses  ,  1,800,000  Timber royalties  500,000  Free miners' certificates  80,000  Mining receipts, general .... 110,000  Licenses, trade and liquor-. 80,000  Licenses, game     9,000  Fines and Fees of Court  50,000  Probate Fees     40,000  Succession, duty  200,000  Law stamps'.       60,000  Sale of Gov't property  1,000  Registry fees  650,000  Marriage  licenses  30,000  Real  property  tax'  425,000  Personal property tax  225,000  Land taxes���������Wild land, coal  and  timber  lands  750,000  Income tax    300,000  Dyking Assessment Act 1905  (Interest on fixed cap.).... 27,250  Mineral tax   150,000  Tax on unworked crown-  granted mineral claims  40,000  Tax sale deeds   Revenue service refunds   2,000  Printing office  85,000  Bureau of mines  1,000  Mental Hospital  30,000  Provincial home  2,000  Coal and coke tax  250,000  Traffic .tolls. New Westminster bridge  - 22,000  Reimbursements for keep of  prisoners  1,000  Interest   on   Investment   of  sinking funds    80,000  Interest,  miscellaneous   200,000  Chinese Restriction Act (Act  of 1884 dominion statutes)  500,000  Fishery and cannery licenses 33;000  Log scaling fees  25,000  Boiler inspection, and examination fees t  25,000  Fees   under    Joint     Stock  Companies Act     132,000  Licenses, taxes and fees under Fire Insurance Act.... 37,000  Fees   under   Motor   Traffic  Regulation Act   50,000  Miscellaneous  receipts     50,000  significant that this school is look  ing to the recent developments of  what Is termed "the new spirit" in  France a* the mediaeval Christian  looked at the coming of a new crusade.  poincars's Policy.  By part of the London press, President poincare's message,- the appointment of M. Pelcasse to St. Petersburg  and the announcement of the project  ed increase in military expenditure  are extolled as sign*"of the highest  patriotism. In other quarters a different Interpretation is put upon the  events. Why all thia eloquence about  a France exposed to hutnuliation it  is asked? Why all the uterances of  bellicose paslons? Does it mean tbat  the Franco-Russian adventure may  lead to war witb Germany?     .  AU true frienda of France, those  persons say, have reason for anxiety,  as this outbreak of chauvinism coincides with the movement, indicated'  by M. Poincare's' declaration that \w  intends to, pick a more mastejrfud part  than bis predecessor in the presidency.  The situation In Parts, according to  some observers, is a grave one .The  French press, they say, is in tho  hands of financiers, many of them interested in expenditures for war materials and in the diversion of public attention from social and economic questions.  The French wer office, acci-rdii.g tn  this view, is in the hands of men who  hate the democracy and whose a  is a militarized France. Whether thev  will succeed in their aim to re-establish the three years* service depondF  on t;ie opinion of the masses ot ti-u  Fren li people, the sma'l bourgeois**  ���������.eassirts and workmen w'n bear tho  cht'-f Iturden of taxation. It reuiainH  to he seen whether they will viewjand 8,93?  with approval the addition of one  5001 hundred million dollars to the largo  amount France already spends on her  army.  Quite recently ,says the same observer, the men who demand an increase in militia expenditure were telling the public of France that the  army had never been so ready for war  as at the present moment. He do-  scribes the situation as being as it  was before the Dreyfus case, and add?  that lf the reaction continues, the  army will again rule France. In con  nection with the some interesting figures are published by Edmond Thery.  in Le Matin on the enormous rise in  great powers of Europe���������France,  Britain, Germany, Russia, Italy and  , Since 1883 France has been the power which has moved most slowly and  reluctantly in the path of increased  expenditure. From 1883 to 18*93 the  total Increase in the expenditure for  armaments for the six countries was  $102,800,000; from 1893 to 1907, $407,-  200,000;   from  197  to  1912,  1386,000,-  Total    ....._ $10,326,085  Expenditures.  Public  debt   $  639,944  Civil government   (salaries) 1,412,726  quantity 12,693,369 lb. waa manufactured at Wallaceburg and 9,979,438 lb.  at Berlin in Ontario. At Wallaceburg  the acreage planted to sugar beets  waa 6,314, the quantity received waa  61,226 short tons,.tbe total price paid  to growers waa $318,446', the average  price, per ton was $5.20, and the sugar  contend Was 13.16. At Berlin the  acreage planted was 4,450, the quantity received was 37,866 short tons,  the total price paid to growers was  $232,975, tile average price waa $6.15  per ton and the sugar content was  15.48..  a  Emigration prom twedtn.  A report for the year 1911 of the  Royal'Central Statistical Bureau of  Sweden shows that Swedish emigration became most active during tbe  years 1868-73 and 1879-93. The average yearly emigration between 1861-  and 1870 was 12,245, between 1871,  and 1880, 15,027, between 1881 and  1890, 37,640, between 1891 End 1900,  24,677, and between 1901 and 1910,  25,767. /For the year 1911 the number  of emigrants from Sweden was 19,997  compared with 27,816 in 1910. But  there is to set against these figures an  annual immigration of from nearly  eight to ten thousand. The number of  immigrants in 1911 was 7,752 and in  1910, 8,142, making the net emigration  12,245 compared with 19,674. Of the  emigrants in 1911 3,227 entered European, mostly neighbouring, countries,  15,571 departed for tbe United States,  C69 for Canada and 5J0 for other non-  European countries. Of the immigrants  3,194 were from European, mostly  neighbouring, countries, 4,411 were]  from tbe United States, 48 from Can-'  ada and 99 from other non-European j  countries. Of tboBe emigrating ln;  1912 11,065, or 55.33 p.c, were males  or 44.67 p.c. were females,  12,600, or 63 p.c, were between the  gen of 15 and 30 and 2,969, pr 14.85  p.c, were under 16; 13,296, or 66.48  p.c, were Bingle persons above 15  years, 3,320, or 16.60 p.c, were'married and 412; or 2.06 p.c, were widowers, widows or divorced; 14,263, or  71.33 p.c, were country people and  5,734, or 28.67 p.c, were from towns.  Distributed by professions 31.74 p.c.  ���������belonged to the agricultural class,  35.31 p.c. to industrial and mining occupations; 10.71 p.c. were casual laborers, 9.25 p.c. domestics, 6.13 p.c commerce and navigation and 6.86 p.c.  were classed as "others and without  occupation specified." Of the 7,752  immigrants in 1911 5,569 were of  Swedish nationality, 524 were Finn's,  432 Germans, 325 United States citizens, 324 Danes and 252 Norwegians.  Canada From a German Point of View  In a work on the Economic Foundations and International Relations of  Canada, which forms one of a series of  studies entitled International Problems   (Probleme  der Weltwirtschaft)  THE SUCCESS  Business  "THE SCHOOL or CTOTI0NTIE������W  W������ tovHa tb* jroWic to city it our 9mw9999M\*mMWi^  Horrifi Block. ' We would Uke you to foipeet ow e������|Bj������>  merit; to see *bat iplenii4 light w.4 ventilation we wive;  to see our students at work*   . 'y^yiyyi  U you ire interested in Bueinegg Education, IriMw.  u������ will convince you that this it the school for you to attend*  The best if what you require.  ���������" :\% SCOfT BATON, 9*A*t%m^  Cor/Main St & lOth Ave-  PHONE:' Fairmont 2075     VANCOUVER, %C.  y:;--.yyyy-  :tyyvAiyxB  yyyyxAyxfyM  yyAyyMiS&M  &nyy-wM?*%m  ������������������^������������������'y ���������yi^yy.y^'M  7..\- ��������� w'>S" v:r-? rf-w M  A-Home Reflects  The Owners Tftsje  Poor Workmen, poor Faint or a poor selection  of Wallpaper would spoil the best of taste.  Mount Pleasant iPeople Pon't  have to go down town   to   secure   good  services in   wall   papering   and   painting.  OUR NEW SPRING STOCK OF  WALLPAPER  Is worth coming from any part of the city to tee.  STANLEY & Ca  PHONE    FalrmoNt    9������*  2317 Main Street  *  PHONE Fairmont 1177  PHONG FaJnuset 4*4-1  MAIN TRANSFER  Express and Baggage  i  i  Furniture and Piano Moving  Always in Mount Pleasant  PHONE Fairmont H77 Stand: 2421 SCOTIA ST.  000.   In the first period the greatest  increase was made by Germany, in  the last period Austria's yearly increase was larger than in the first  period, while Russia made the laregst  average Increase ever registered  the history of the world.  Dr. Anton Reck of the Kiel Univer  sity has given what is probably one  of the most complete descriptions of  Canada In the German language. Dr.  Fleck visited this country last year,  In'and the list of authorities cited shows  ] with what industry he coasnlted the  Landscape Gardening  HOW is the time (not in Spring when the rush is on) to plan  your new home surroundings.  Having had ten years practical experience laying ont grounds  in Vancouver, I may be able to give yoa some advice.  I grow and specialize in up-to-date Dahlias; also furnish Roses  and everything in nursery stock at reasonable prices. For charges and  further information, address  WILLIAM SMITH  Tmh Palrmomt 9991 930 7t9 Ave., 9mat II  "EHB WBJgygRNJCAUL.  .*  Friday. February 2g, IMS  9 '  Agreement Bet^'n  C.N.R. and City?  Now Before  Voters  (Continued from Page 3)  Victoria ft Eastern Railway A Navigation Company seventy-five (76) decrees  tlii.-i.*--e*:������* (31) minutes and thirteen (IS)  seci'ids vest of due north three hundred  ami *(*.������.i;ty-three and forty-one one-hun-  ������i-crtt<-������ (.173.41-100) lineal feet; thence  fourteen (HI degrees twenty-eight (2������)  minutes and forty-Heven (47) seconds  wetU.ot' due south six hundred and twenty-Ate <62:>) lineal feet to Intersection  with tlte isortli boundary of aforesaid  "B"; thence along* the said northbound*  - ' ary of the aforesaid "B" seventy-five  - <70> degrees thirty-one (tl) minutes and  thirteen (13) seconds east of due'south  eight hundred and eighty-one and thirty-  one one-hundredths (881.31-100) lineal  feet; thence eighty-nine <8t) decreet,  fourteen (14) minutes and thirty-eight  (884 seconds east of due south ninety-  -* - eight and forty-seven one-hundredths  (���������8.47-100)  lineal  feet to the point of  ' m  "   commencement, the whole containing an  area of twelve (12) acres, more or less.  "Reserving  thereout  to  the  Railway  Company  a right-of-way not exceeding  > one hundred (100) feet in width adjoin*  ' - lug the northerly and easterly boundary  i >. ., of the aaid area or portion last hereln-  before particularly described and shown  -.^ marked proposed Railway "Right-of-  Way" on the plan hereto annexed, or tn  ' audi otliervplace as may be agreed upon  hereafter Between the parties hereto;  provided, however, that the said reeerva-  1 tion.of the aald right-of-way Is and shall  be conditional upon the Railway Company conveying to the city free and clear  eX'.liens, charges and encumbrances a  sufficient additional area or portion of  tfte railway property adjoining the area  er portion in this sub-paragraph (B)  particularly described immediately on-  the .west thereof, to: make.-when added  te said last mentioned area or portion  the' full amount .ol,-twelve (12) acres  . exclusive of said'Hghtiof-Way. :, . ���������  The. bed of. False Creek above destrlb-  ed, excepting th* portion* thereof de-  8crib(*d in 0ub-pt*iWgra|rf|������v(A). (B>. (O).  (D) arid (E) is herein referred to as the  '���������Railway Property/' and the portions of  the bed of False Creek described In such  sub-paragraphs (A)., (BV. (C). (D) ami  (&) are herein referred to as "City  Property."   7  -fUle.   *.'.���������' The  right,  title and Interest  iii the bed of False Creek to be  -oonveyed   in   accordance' with  the  provisions of Article 4 shall be conveyed to  the Railway Company. Ita successors and  assigns, to be held and .used,for all time  only for railway terminal purposes and  other purposes expressed in this agreement, and In all and every of the Articles Vdf- this-Agreement, save and except  1     Artloles ft. IS and It, the words "Rafl-  . WayV Company" shall extend to and include the successors. and assigns of the  (Janadian Northern. Pacific Railway Company, arid the covenants and agreements  contained In each of the Articles of this  Agreement, except as aforesaid, shall be  binding upon  such  successors  and  assigns, and shall  be covenants running  with the land, and a charge thereon, and  the said.conveyance from the City shall  con tain   the,  above   provisions,   and   a  ���������    clause that no portion of the Railway  Property shall* be transferred, leased or  conveyed by the Railway Company, Us  successors  or   assigns,   nor shall   any  right.-title or interest therein, legal or  equitable, be created except upon the approval   of   the   Lieutenant-Governor-ln-  Council.    Nothing in the said clause re-  Suiting the approval of  the Lieutensnt-  overnor-in-Council,   however,, shall   be  construed to limit or restrict the ritrht  of the Railway Company, its successors  \ or assigns, subject always to all the Ar  ticles pf this Agreement, except as aforesaid, to secure upon the Railway Prop-  ��������� erty without such approval, any bonds,  debentures or other indebtedness of the  Railway Company, or .its successors, by  mortgage or. trust deed containing power  of ������nle. foreclosure or right of posses-  -sion. but without thereby extending the  right to use the Railway Property for  purposes other than those expressed in  this Agreement, or Interfering with the  use then or threeafter of the Railway  property by other railway companies as  expressed In thin .Agreement or the covenants running with the land and charged  thereon as aforesaid.  Hot*! on, 6. . The Railway Company  SWlway may, either wy ltsdlf oi  Property, througu some subsidiary company, erect and maintain a  hotel upon the Railway Fropert>\ using  __ such .poi-tioiuof theproperty .as may ba  reasonably sufficient and suitable for  such purposes, the portion of the property . to lie used ..for such purposes to be  determined by the Lieutenant-Goveroor-  In-Council. Such hotel., shall not form  v part of the Union Passenger Station re-  feired to in Article 11. The erection -of  any hotel upon the .Railway Property  Is not. however. In any sense to be compliance with the covenant to erect a hotel  in the City- of Vancouver as specified in  Article   16.  ���������bosses for 7. The Railway Company  -tfanufsctar- shall from time to time  ing, Etc. lease'   for    manufacturing  Industrial or warehouse  sites, any portion of the Railway Property not at. the moment required for  railway terminal purposes' of itself or  other railway companies as provided in  tills Agreement, such lease!* to *������c* subject to the Railway Company ohtulnlng  a reasonable annual rental for tiie leased- property, which without the consent  / of the ijailway' Company shall not be  less than seven per cent. (7 p.c.) of the  assessed value thereof, and sucli leases  aha!) be on as  favorable terms as those  nant shall not be fatten to lessen, prejudice or affect the right of the Railway  Company to mortgage or charge the  Railway Property in accordance with  and to the extent of the provisions hereinbefore contained.  in the City ef Vancouver, and else-1 Company, or ita aooeeasers, from ���������stab-  where than on the Railway Property, lishing or causing to be established ad-  a first-class modern . hotel containing ditional passenger, freight and shipping  not less than two hundred and fifty | accommodation and facilities en the  (250) rooms, such hotel to be perma- Railway Property,  nently   operated   as   part   of   the   hotel  -fUltxf   9.    The Railway Company shall  im. fill   in   the  City   Property   (in  cluding so much of the landa  referred to in "Article 3 as the City ������haU  designate) the grades to be furnished by  the City Krigineer.. which shall be approximately the grades shown on the  plan annexed hereto, and shall fill in the  Railway Property as provided in Article  10. such tilling in of the City Property  (inclusive as aforesaid) to.be done concurrently with the filling in of the Railway Property, a othat the bed of False  Creek shall be filled in uniformly and  continuously working eother east and  west , west and east, or north arid south  or south and north.  Time for     10.   The   Railway  Company  PUllac law will commence the filllnc in  and reclamation of the bed  of False Creek within ninety (90) days  after the passing of (he Act refertted to  In Article 1. or the approval referred to  in Article 2 being obtained, whichever  shall  be last, and will  thereafter dlll-  f'ently proceed with such work of Airing  n and-reclamation until sufficient filling  in has been done to enable the Railway-  Company to establish upon the Railway  Property the terminals and works hereby agreed to be constructed. The Railway company shall, In any event, fill in  and reclaim three-fifths of ,the bed of  False Creek (Including so much of the  lands referred to in Article S ss the City  shall designate) within three years after such time for commencement and the  whole thereof within five years after  auch time for commencement. The Rail*  way Property shall be so filled in ao to  give reasonable access thereto from the  City Property.  Oosurtf-ao-     11.   So soon aa the work of  tfou of filling in haa sufficiently ad-  -Venalaals. vanced to permit the same  to be dene, the Railway  Company shall lay out. make and construct, and thereafter permanently maintain upon the Railway Property, freight  and passenger terminals, including the  necessary and convenient buildings,  tracks and facilities, adequate to prop  erly care for the business of a transcontinental railway and of all other railway companies which may be permitted  to use the same under the terms of this  Agreement. The paaaenger station and  buildings shall be modern in all respects  and designed to accommodate not onlj  the business of the Canadian Northern  Transcontinental Railway system, but  also that of all other railway companies  which may be permitted to use the terminals as aforesaid. The passenger station shall be a Union Passenger Station,  and shall be a building in keeping with  the. dignity of the City of Vancouver,  and shall cost, with its attendant passen-  Ser platforms, passenger train sheds,  aggage, express and office accommodation which may be provided as part  thereof, not less than One Million Dollars (81,000,000.00); .-.Such freight and  passenger terminals, including the cost  of the lands, rights arid Interests to be  acquired by the City at the expense j>f  the Company under paragraph 3 of this  Agreement, the cost of filling in the  City and Railway Properties, the cost  of the passenger station,"freight sheds,  tracks and terminal facilities agreed to  be erected upon the Railway Property,  but not including the cost of any hotel  In this Agreement referred to, shall be  not less than Pour Million Dollars (84,-  000,000.00.)  VuaaelSi 12. The approach of tha  Railway Company's railway  through the high ground lying to the  south and east of the Railway Property  shall be by means of a tunnel, which  shall be of sufficient sire to accommodate a double track railway, or by means  of two tunnels, each of Which shall be  system of the Canadian Northern  Ridi  way.  ���������par 17. The Railway Company  l-rack shall, if at any time required  by the City so to do, lay out  and construct and thereafter, except  as hereinafter/ provided, permanently  maintain a good and sufficient spur  track crossing Main Street and connecting the City Market with the Railway lines in the Railway Property with  switch for same, and shall switch cars  to along and from said spur track at  such times as may be indicated or designated by the City from time to time,  and shall remove the said switch  and spur track at any time when requested by the City so to do. In the  event of such removal the Railway  Company shall leave Main Street and  the paving thereon In such condition  as shall be satisfactory to the City  Engineer.  Setalstnc 18.   lf   and   when   the   City  Wall shall obtain the approval of  the Qovernor-Oeneral in  Council of Canada for the construction  of a retaining m-all and the filling hereinafter in this article mentioned, the  Railway Company, shall:  (a) Construct* retaining wall commencing at the intersection of t he  westerly boundary of Main Street and  the property now known as "Armstrong  ft Morrison's property and wharf," and  running thence westerly along the  southerly boundary of aald Armstrong  ft Morrison's property and wharf three  hundred (300) feet and from thence  southerly to the northwest corner of  the present City Market Wharf, and  from thence southerly along the  westerly boundary of the said City  Market Wharf to the southwest corner  of the City Market Wharf and  from thence southeastly along the  southerly boundary of said City  Market Wharf to -auch point above tho  high .water mark of False Creek on  or west of Main Street as the City  ahall designate, such retaining wall being shown and designated "Sea Wall"  and marked with the letetr F on the  plan hereto annexed; provided, that if  the City shall so desire the Railway  Company shall construct,, the said retaining wall in such other position (including other angles, directions and  distances) within the boundaries of the  said retaining wall hereinbefore described as shall be designated by the  City.  (b) Fill in to such grade as shall  be designated by the City the portion  of the bed and foreshore of False  Creek bounded by the said retaining  wall and the space between the easterly boundary of Main Street and said  retaining wall including the space under Main Street .Bridge and Main  Street, such retaining wall to be of  sufficient, size, depth and strength so  that neither the filling in to be done  under this agreement nor any dredging In False Creek which may at anytime be authorised or undertaken by  the Dominion of Canada shall endanger  the same. Provided, that in .the event  ofs tbe City not designating the position tf such retaining wall within two  (2) years from the delivery ������of conveyance as aforesaid, or in the event of  the City not obtaining the approval of  the said Governor-General ln Council  as aforesaid within the said period of  two (2) years, or In any event if the  City shall at any time within the  said period of two (8) ��������� years so -request, the Railway Company ��������� Initead  of constructing said retaining wall and  works in connection therewith in manner aforesaid���������shall, subject to the approval    of    the    Governor-General     tn  Joint 2t.* The   Railway   Company  Vse by shall so design and con-  Other struct the Union Passenger  Bailws-rs SUtian, terminals,' buildings,  tracks and facilities, in oo  far as same are to be^ located upon th*  Railway Property, aa to reasonably  provide for the use thereof not only by  the Railway Company and the Canadian Northern Hallway System, but by  such other railway companies (including the Pacific Great Eastern Railway  Company) aa may require to make use  thereof. Any other such railway company t-hall be entitled to the joint use  of the said passenger terminals, and  stations, including the tunnels to tbe  extent of the reasonable capacity thereof, in so far as such use shall not interfere with the reasonable and necessary use and enjoyment thereof by the  Railway Company or the Canadian  Northern Railway System, or any  other company which may be then  malting use of such facilities, upon  payment of Just and reasonable compensation for such use. The right of  other railway companies as aforesaid  shall Include the right of railway companies entering such terminals otherwise than through such tunnel or tunnels to obtain access to such terminals  and station, and. if neasssary for that  purpose, to connect with or cross the  tracks of the Railway Company at a  point .between the. portal of said tunnel or tunnels nearest to the Railway  Property, and such property, or at such  other point as may be most convenient,  having regard to the interests of the  Railway Company and of such other  railway companies entering sueh terminals ss aforesaid and of other railway companies using or that may use  such terminals, such point in case of  dispute to be determined by ..the Lieu-  tenant-Oovenror ln Council. The extent of the reasonable capacity of such  passenger terminals and station aad of  the' use which would interfere with the  reasonable necessary Use and enjoyment thereof as aforesaid shall, to case  of any dispute, be determined by the  Lieutenant-Governor In Council.  Tarda, Me* 23. The Railway Com-  A4eaua������������ pany shall provide and  for the furnish   upon t the    Rail-  aallwa-fS way property, sufficient  and adequate yards,  tracks 'and freight sheds to at all times  reasonably accommodate and provide  for the handling of the frelcht cars  and frelcht of any other railway companies referred to in the first sentence of Article 22. in so far aa-by  doing Its own reasonable and necessary  use and enjoyment of the Railway  Property snail not be. substantially  impaired or interfered, wttb. and such  3uestlen, in the event of dispute, to be  etermlned  by   the   Lieutenant-Gover  nor in Council.  of two tunnels, each of which shall oc RVJ.*"*., being first obtained by the City,  of sufficient sixe to accommodate a sin- g*"1!^,,^^Vtriuct adetaining wall of  gle track  railway.    In  driving or con-  erect.ana ���������"BFK������^ ������^ entloned at  and  iJ^^^Sli-i���������"^���������^^"^...^ alonf fhaeC%V^n!w"^ thl ���������������  Street from the south side to the nprth  Railway Company shall do ao ln such  manner as to Interfere as little as possible with any sewers, sewer , pipes,  water mains, water pipes, mains, pipes  and other-works of the City, and shall  absolutely protect and care for, and save  from damage or Injury any and all sewers, sewer pipes, water mains, water  pipes, mains, pipes or other works of  the City which may be encountered in  driving or constructing such tunnel or  tunnels and If any of the same are (lif  the judgment of the City Engineer) interfered with. ln any* manner, the Railway Company shall pay aU damages occasioned thereby and-replace, relay and  make good such works to the satisfaction of and in such place and In such  manner as the City Engineer shall direct.  -fnisaaot 13. the Railway Company  fWT agrees that it will electrify  ���������moke, the tunnel or tunnels here-  itfli. Inbefore referred to. and will  permanently maintain them  so electrified, and that no engines of  the Railway Company or the Canadian  Northern Railway system or any subsidiary lines will at any time, be operated on the Railway Company's portion  of the bed of False. Creek ln this Agreement deslgriated\ as the Railway Property, by steam produced from coal, oti  or other substance ' emitting fumes,  gasses or smoke to such; an extent as  to create a nuisance.  Cub- 14.   The Railway Company will  Station, establish and permanently  maintain a suitable passenger  station at or near the south or east portal of the tunnel or tunnels aforesaid,  and In the event of the north or west  portal being at a greater distance than  three-quarters of a mile from the Unlon  Passenger Station hereinbefore referred  to, the Railway Company will establish  and permanently maintain an additional  railway station at or near such last  named portal, and will use for stations  for suburban or othor local passenger  traffic of the Railway Company.  Western 15.    (a)    Tins       Railway  XcMOnartsrs Company and the Cana-  and SMI. Woe. dfan Northern Railway  Company  shall  make,  or  manentlv maintain the western bead-.  quarters of ��������� the Railway Company and  of the Canadian Northern Railway system, both for passengers and freight,  and their principal western terminus at  the Cltv of Vancouver and noi elsewhere, and the Railway Company shall,  within five vcars from the date Of delivery of conveyance aforesaid, procure  and ' thereafter    puimanently    maintain  -  --  -   -     ���������  -    - - -     .  . di*ep water wharfage and facilities there-  naw useil by tin* Canadian Pacific Rail-   for  within  the City  of Vancouver,  ade  .11"  i)  I .-  way Company in connection with life  Vancouver property on the south shore  of False Creek we������t of; Bridge Street.  Such leases shall contain suitable provisions permitting the Railway Company or the Lieutenant-Governor-ln-  Council to cancel same upon reasonable  notice,  and-proper compensation  to  the  M.cssee. should the leased property be  required for railway terminal purposes  W������her by the Railway Company or other  'railway companies as provided in this  Agreement. Such leases shall become  effective only upon the approval of the  r.ieutenant-Goverrior-in-Councll, and ln  the event of the Railway Company refusing to give or make any such lease  the Lieuteriant-Goveruorrin-Council shall  have power to direct, the making and  eKecution of any such lease by the Railway Company, subject to the payment  of a reasonable annual rental as aforesaid. In the event of its being deemed  necessary to extend the terminal facilities on tiie Railway Property to enable  t!ie Railway Company to accommodate  anv other railway company desiring to  make   use   thereof   under   the   terms   of  side of False Creek, and shall also re  move Main Street Bridge, and fill. ������n,  grade and pave Main Street^ across  False Creek from the point where the  general grade of such street rises to  approach such bridge on one side to  the corresponding point on .���������.*"������  other side thereof. such r filling  in, grading and paying to- be  done In such manner as siiall be designated by the City Engineer, provided  that in carrying out the work afore-  iaid the Railway Company shall provide for the traffic passing over Main  Street Bridge se as to interfere therewith as little as reasonably possible.  The Cltv shall indemnify, protect and  save harmless .tiie Railway Company  from and against all claims, by any  person on accoupt of any lands or  rights in lands taken or injuriously affected by rea-on of the works referred  to in  this article. v  -ttwedsrtng id- The Railway Company  ***"**��������� snaU work in harmony  with the Dominion Government; or-any  department thereof in any dredging of  filling material front tho basin of  False Creek west of Main Street to be  done by the Railway Company.  Oradlnc, 20. The Railway Company  Stan"of shall when and so soon as the  Stmt* same shall have been 'fully  w filled ln, and not tn any event  later than five (6) years from the  delivery of said conveyance, make,  grade and-- pave as city streets  fri manner satisfactory to the  City Engineer, the areas set out jnsub-  P-*r������*-ftf-lti-l^.AnlJ^.2'^t.i������c.leo^  Control  of Tards  24. Subject always to the  authority of the Lieutenant-  Governor in I Council - und������r  this agreement, the said  freight yards and freight sheds shall  be under the sole control of the Railway Company, and the freight cars  and freight of any other railway company as aforesaid shall be handled solely by the Railway Company, except  that such other railway company shall  be entitled to access to and to place its  freight cars upon the transfer track  or tracks referred to in Article 26.  _ 26. The Railway Company  VrsJctt shall handle both in and out  ours and through any freight yard  Vrelcht or yards that it may estab-  of Other lish on the - Railway Prop*  BUawaTS erty the frelcht cars of  other companies referred to  ln the-first sentence of Article 22, tor  such period and upon such terms and  subject to such stipulations arid upon  payment of such just and reasonable  compensation as may from time to time  be mutually screed upon, aad -the Railway Company shall provide reasonable  and convenient access to such yard or  yards, so that .such other companies  may enter same for the purpose of placing cars on a suitable transfer track or  tracks which the Railway Company  shall provide therein. The Railway  Company shall also handle both in and  out through the said tunnel or tunnels  the   freight   and   passenger   cars  Carolina  te tftoott  Bridge  and  and will thereafter maintain, repair and  repave the said streets, when and as  required by the City, and will pay one-  half of the cost of making, grading  and paving the street comprised In  area set out in sub-paragraph (D) of  Article 4, Including extension thereof  through Lots 11, ii and 13 (n Block  3 referred to in Article 3, and will thereafter pay one-half the cost of maintaining, repairing and repavlng tbe said  last-named street by the City. In case  the British Columbia Electric Railway  Company, under the terms of its agree  ssAtHS. -A-KSSr ,K: .SSra-.^������i-6-5iaa-jB������  ���������mate to the needs of a transcontinental  railway and a trans-Pacific steamship  line, and the Canadian Northern Railway  Company covenants and agrees:  (1). That said Canadian Northern  Itailwnv Company shall, on or before  January 1st. 1015, obtain . authority . by  statute of the Dominion of Canada hu-  fhorlzlng it to operate a trans-Pacillc  steamship line both for passengers and  freight; .  (2). That said Canadian. Northern  ISailwav Company shall, within eight  (8) years from the date of delivery-of  conveyance as aforesaid, establish or  cause to be established, and thereafter  permanently maintain or cause to be  maintained a trans-Pacific steamship  line both for passengers and freight,  having its freight and passenger terminals and its home otlice at all times  as effectively in the City of Vancouver  as the Canadian Pacific Railway Company or any company which may operate  or control the trans-Pacific steamship  steamers operated in connection with the  ��������� ���������- . I'nf.fic Railway from time to  time  makes  the  City  of Vancouver   the  > I  this  Agreement,   such   railway  company  pa������,.senKer   anf*    freiglit    terminals    and  desiring   to   make   use   thereof,   or   the - ���������    ���������  City of Vancouver, may apply to tho  Tii'-utenant-Gnvernor-in-Council. to direct  the cancellation of any such lease or  l-ases, and the I.icutenant-Governor-ln-  Counc-il mav, subject to the rights of all  parties interested to be heard, direct the'  cancellation of any such lease or leases  conditional on the payment to the lessee  or the Railway Company on behalf of  the lessee by-the railway company desiring tb make use of such railway facilities of the amount to which such  lessee shall be entitled as compensation  for sueh cancellation under the terms  of the lease.  "ffse for S. The Railway Company  Tennlnal, and the Cana-lian Northern  C. V. It. Railway   Company   covenant  System. that the Railway Property  shall at all times be occupied and used as the principal permanent Western terminus and terminals,  both for passenger and freight, of the  Canadian Northern Railway system, including the Railway Company, their and  it% succcsfjors   and  assigns.     This   cove-  home  port  of sucli   trans-Pacific  steamers for freight and passenger traffic; and  (3) That supplies fo"r said steamship  lines shall at all times be purchased for  and supplied to its vessels in' the City  of Vancouver in so far as they may be  obtained oa as favorable conditions there  as elsewhere, and that such steamship  line shall at all times make the City of  Vancouver its head office on the Pacific  Coast and the place in Canada for the  3igning on the crews of its steamers and  the point at which in so far as possible  such crews shall be discharged and paid  ofT.  (b)    The "City of Vancouver"  in  this  article shall mean and refor to tiie present limits of  the City of Vancouver.  Hotel    16.    The  Railway   Company   and  In the   Canadian   Northern   Railway  City Company covenant and agree  that, the Railway Company or  the Canadian Northern Railway Company shall within five i5) years after  the delivery of the said conveyance,  erect, construct and comnlete, and  thereafter  permanently   maintain,    witU-  the paving or repavlng of any portion  of any such streets, then the paving or  repaving of such last named streets  shall be done by the Railway Company  in conjunction with the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, so that  the latter company may pay, or provide, its fair and proper proportion of  the cost of the work. In the event of  the Railway Company and the British  Columbia Electric Railway Company being unable to agree as to the doing ot  any of the said works, then the City  shall itself do the work, the Railway  Company paying stffch portion of the  cost thereof as is not payable by the  British Columbia Electric Railway Company as aforesaid. The Railway Company further agrees that in respect of  any streets, lanes or passages other  than those hereinbefore in this Article  referred to made or constructed by the  Railway Company and permitted to be  used by the public in or upon the Railway Property the Railway Company  shall at all times keep such streets,  lanes and passages paved and in good  repair. In case at the time when under  the provisions of this Article any streets  are to be paved It is impracticable in  the opinion of the City Council to do  the work in consequence of the ground  being liable to settle or otherwise, then  the Railway Company shall by planking or otherwise make temporary roadways suitable for use by the public,  and thereafter when practicable to pave  such streets the Railway, Company  shall pave same or pay one-hall of  the cost of paving as provided in this  Article,  company  ���������   idT  trains of   any    such    other ....  (which Is not desirous of handling  such cars and trains itself by 'electrical devices), and In the case of freight  cars and trains shall haul same to  and from such transfer track or tracks,  and In the case of passenger cars and  trains shall haul same to and from  the Union Passenger Station, for such  Jieriod and upon such terms and sub-  ect to such stipulations,, and .upon  payment of such just and reasonable  compensation as may from time to  time be mutually agreed upon. The  Railway Company shall handle both in  and out through its freight sheds on  the Railway Property the freight of  such other companies for such period  and upon such terms and subject to  such stipulations and upon payment of  such reasonable compensation as may  from time to time be mutually agreed  upon, and shall allow access, by means  of any driveways it may establleh, to  said freight sheds for the receipt and  delivery of the freight of- such other  companies, provided that the Railway  Company shall not. in so doing, substantially impair or interfere with its  own reasonable and necessary, use and  enjoyment of the Railway Property,  and such question, in the event of dispute, to be determined by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.  or other railway,, company entitled to  make use of same, of the passenger  station, terminals, buildings, tracks,  yards, tunnels, driveways, sheds and  facilities referred te in Articles 22 to  28 inclusive. ;  '  Taxes 28. The* Railway Company  agrees that, except as in this  Article stated, the tax exemption contained in Chapter 3 of the Statutes of  British Columbia for the year 1910,  and schedule thereto, shall not apply  to the Railway Company's portion of  ther be������ of False Creek, in this aeree-  ment designated aa the "Railway  Property." The said Railway Property  ahall continue exempt from all taxes  during three, years from the delivery  of conveyance as aforesaid: during  the two years following such three-  year period, the Railway Property  shall be assessed in like manner as  other landa and improvements are assessed, but the Railway Company shall  be liable to pay only three-fifths of  ���������he taxes based upon the land-value  under the assessment, and the Assessor in Mxlng such land value shall  Include therein the,,value of any and  all Ailing done wider this agreement,  but no other Improvements. After the  expiration of such two-year period and  until the year 1884, when the exemption referred to in the said Statute expires, the Railway Property as hereinbefore defined shall bo assessed and  land value fixed In manner aforesaid,  and the Railway Company shall pay  the taxes based on such land value.  Taxes for the purpose of this Article  Bhall be taken to mean and include all  taxes and rates either for ordinary  yearly or usual taxes and rates or for  school taxes and rates or otherwise  howsoever, but there shall be no exemption as to local improvements.  29. The Railway Company  consents and agrees to the  City extending either Carolina or Scott Street as the  City may at any time elect  by an overhead bridge of such material  and design us the City shall determine  across the bed of False Creek, and  agrees to permit the city to place and  at all times maintain the footings and  supports of such bridge upon the Railway Property, and to provide the land  necessary therefor. The Railway  Company shall also provide from out  of the Railway Property such land adjoining Main.-Roadway being extension  of First Avenue and adjoining the  street on the south boundary of the  Railway Property as the City shall  designate as necessary for the erection  thereon of steps and. ramps leading  from the said streets to the said overhead bridge in addition to the width of  such streets. The Railway Company  shall pay one-half the cost of such  bridge. Including such last mentioned  steps and ramps, In so far aa the same  shall be upon or over - the Railway.  Property. The Railway Company Shan  give to the -City thre*-, months* notice  before commencing fa ,< construct its  tracks upon the. Railway Property of  tha date when such construction of  tracks will, be oommenced i and'-, during  said period of three months the City  Engineer shall designate .the location  and dimensions of such footings, supports, steps and ramps. The bridge  shall be designed and constructed having regard "to the uses to be made of  the Railway . Property, and Jso as to  Interfere therewith as ��������� little as reasonably possible.  Additional      30.   The    Railway   Com-  SMdcos Pany consents and agrees  ST. fcS. to   the City at any Ume  hereafter extending by  means of overhead bridges, two additional streets running north and south,  one to the east and one to. the weat  of the hereinbefore mentioned overhead  bridge from Carolina or Scott .Street  across the bed of False Creek, and  agrees to permit the City to place and  thereaftetr at all times maintain on  the Railway Property footings and supports, and to provide the land necessary therefor. Such bridges . shall be  designed   and   constructed   having   re*  Sard to the use to be made of the  allway Property, and so as to interfere therewith, as little as: reasonably  possible. So far as practicable the  footings and supports of these bridges  shall' be in line with the footing and  supports of the Carolina or Scott Street  bridge. If practicable the City- will  designate the locations of such footings  before the Railway company shall  establish its tracks, and should the City  fail so to do It, shall pay the cost of  moving any of the tracks of the Railway Company which may be interfered  with by the construction of such footings and supports. The City shall have  the right by its officers, servants,  agents, workmen or employees to enter  in and upon the Railway Property for  the purpose of constructing, maintaining and repairing the overhead bridges  running North and South authorized by  this agreement, and the Railway Com  venteat Im the City, and in vconformlty  with any general plan er system of  drainage, or sewerage that may from  time to time' be designed by or on behalf ef the City. And the Railway Company grants to the City the right at  any time and from, time to time to  enter upon the Railway Property, and  to repair, renew or re-build any such  sewers, drains and culverts,' and the  Railway Company agrees to, grant, and  doe-Kgrant, to the City such easements  as Shall be necessary upon ..the Railway  Property for the purpose���������'**������ this Article  mentioned, and tho Railway, Cont-Sny  agrees to pay the cost from Ume to time  of such extensions in so far as such  extensions may be in the bed of False  Creek.  -.        34.   The    Railway    Company  Ooursea.   agrees that in the event of the���������  City diverting or otherwise  taking care of any natural water course,  now running into False Creek or preventing any flow from such water  course from running therein, to pay to  the City the amount It would have cost  the Railway Company to itself take  care of auch water course, or the flow  therefrom, the amount in case of dispute to be settled by arbitration.  >to������sotaoa 86. The Railway Company  of attest , shall at all times hereafter  Tsasao. Yurnish and provide oil  ...'���������- necessary and adequate protection for vehicular and pedestrian  traffic at all street-  crossings on  on the lines \ .   ver of the Railway Company" entering  through the tunnel or .tunnels, and If  any order shall a* any time be made  by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council  In respect of .protection at any such  crossing the Railway Company will  agree and consent that all oost and ex-  venicuiar ana peaeainaB  l streets,, roadaor highway  i the. Railway Property, and  within the City of Vancou-  pebse of such protection shall,: by auch  order, be directed to be paid by the  Railway Company, provided that if any  sueb street, road or highway Is carried  over or under any track.of the Railway  Company ae protection for any sucn  traffic (whether under order aa aforesaid or otherwise), then such street,  road or highway shall be ao carried  over or under at the full width thereof. This article shall be without prejudice to the liability of any pei-aon  (other than the City) to contribute or  pay any portion of said cost or expense  other than any such portion of cost or  expense which may be repayable at  any time by  the City to such person.  38. The Railway Company  shall reserve and permit  the use as a public drive-way of a strip,  or area fifty feet (SO) in width off  the Railway Property adjolnlnc the  easterly portion of the area or portion  of the J>ed of False Creek set out in  sub-clause (1) of sub-paragraptt (A) of  Article 4, aad running -north and south  from the area of portion set out In'  sub-paragraph B of Article 4 to the  southerly, boundary of the portion of  the property on the north side of False  Creel*, 'heretofore conveyed to the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway  and Navigation Company (or for such  portion or said distance aa the City  shall deem' necessary), and the City  shall provide the land to continue such  drive-way from, at or near the south  end thereof to Main Street, and from,  ay or near the north end thereof to  Main Street, or to some other atreet  or highway connecting with Main Street,  and may make such continuations in  either rounded: Or curving directions, or  in such other directions or manner as  the City shall deem advisable,.and may,  lf the City deem it advisable, > make  such driveway either fifty. feet" (60) In  width, throughout or any greater width  throughout than fifty .feet (60) and for  such purpose may use such part of the  area or portion of lands set out in subclause (11 of sub-paragraph (A) of  Article 4 as shall be requisite or necessary. The Railway Company shall re*  claim and fill in In manner satisfactory  and to a.grade required by the City  Engineer the whole of the said driveway at and within the times hereinbefore specified for the Railway Company to reclaim and fill in the City  Property.- - and the Rati way Company  ahall pay to the City all the cost and  expense of paving said driveway, and  shall thereafter pay to the City all the  cost and expense of re-paving and maintaining in good repair the said driveway a~t any time In the future.  X*Sbor. 37. The Railway Company  shall not carry on any of the  construction works. referred to lh this  agreement on -or :in--connectlon with the  Railway' property or the City Property  on tlte Sa*bbath Day;, and shall not employ upon the construction'of any of the  works referred to in this agreement  either (directly or indirectly "any. Asiatic  or persons of the Asiatic race, and in the  event 'of the Railway Company so employing any Asiatic or person of the  Asiatic race, it shall forfeit and pay to  the-Clty one dollar (81.00) for each and  every day or portion of a day that each  to the- City such easements as shall  be necessary upon the Railway Property for the purposes in this article  mentioned.  -extension  ���������first  Avenue  Completion    21.    The Railway Company.  and shall, proceed with all  the  X-ocation        works   hereunder   including  of the   works   referred    to    in  Terminals Article 18, so that the  Union Passenger Station,  terminals, tunnels and.works shall be  fully established, constructed and completed within five (5) years from the  date of delivery of conveyance as aforesaid. The Union Passenger Station  shall be constructed and established  facing on the driveway referred to in  Article 36 and at some point between  the northern boundary of the Railway-  Property and the northern boundary of  the ''Main Roadway" marked (B) on  the plan referred to in Article (4).  The freight sheds shall be located immediately adjoining the roadway shown  on said plan and marked (C). Said  passenger station and freight sheds  shall thereafter be permanently maintained in such place, or in such other  place as shall be agreed upon by the  City Council. Nothing herein contained,  however,   shall   prevent "   the   Railway  Power 26.    In  the  event of  the  Z-ltottaaat-     Railway   Company   refua-  Oovenior ing   to   allow   any   other  ia CooaoU railway company to use  the said Union Passenger  Station, terminals, buildings, tracks  facilities or tunnels, or refusing to al  low any other railway company to obtain access to said passenger terminal*) and station, or to connect with or  cross the tracks of the. Railway Company, as aforesaid or neglecting or refusing to handle or haul the freiglit  or passenger cars or trains of any  sucli other railway company as aforesaid, or neglecting or refusing to  handle the freight cars or freight of  any other railway company as aforesaid, or in any other manner neglecting  or refusing to comply in any particular with the provisions of Articles '12  to JS inclusive or In the event of any  such other railway company complain-  " lnaj***bf the service given by the Rall-  Z.away Company in connection with such  ^unlon Passenger Station, or in handling or hauling such freight or passenger cars and trains, or handling  freight, or in the event of the Railway Company���������and any such other  company as aforesaid���������falling to agree  on the period or upon the terms and  conditions or upon the sum to be paid  as a just and reasonable compensation  for any of the matters aforesaid, such  other company shall have the right to  apply .to the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council, who shall have power to order  compliance with said Articles 22 to 25  inclusive, and to direct the manner  thereof, and shall determine the reasonableness or otherwise of such neglect  qfr refusal or service, and confirm such  refusal, or direct the Railway Company to permit the joint use of such  Union Passenger Station, terminals,  buildings, tracks, facilities and tunnels  to th������ extent herein provided, the nature  and extent of such use to be determined by the order of the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council, or direct that such  other company have access to said  passenger terminals and station and be  at liberty to connect with or cross the  > tracks of^ the Railway Company for  ' that purpose, or direct the Railway  Company to handle or haul the freight  and passenger cars and trains (or any  of same) or handle the freight of such  other company as aforesaid, or improve  the service; as the case may be, in  sucli manner and for such period and  upon such terms, and subject to such  stipulations, and upon payment of such  sums as the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council may determine, but nothing in  this agreement contained shall be  deemed to authorize any order or direction compelling the Railway Company  to increase the capacity of its tunnels  or to construct any additional or other  tunnel than as in this agreement expressly provided. ���������  31. Whenever the City shall  determine to extend First  Avenue so as to connect said  First Avenue at Clark Drive  with bridge or overhead crossing across  the property of the Vancouver, Victoria  and Eastern Railway and Navigation  Company, the Railway Company shall  pay to the City one-half of the cost ot  purchasing or expropriating such land  b������{ng���������vlots Seven (7), Eight .(8), Nine  (9), Ten (10) and Eleven(ll) in Block  lifty-nine (59) or such portions of said  Lots and such portion of Block Sixty-  eight (6S) as shall be necessary for such  purpose, all In District Lot 264 A in  Group 1, New Westminster District, up  to a width for such street of one hundred and twenty-five (125) feet, including the purchase price or -values paid  for or fixed for same, and all costs,  charges and expenses in connection with  WSfOS. 88. The Railway Company  shall pay or cause to be paid  to any and all workmen, artisans, mechanics and laborers employed th connection with the construction of any  of the works referred to in this Agreement upon the Railway Property or the  City Property the current wages paid by  the City at the time to competent workmen engaged upon similar work, the  same working hours to prevail and no  labor to be paid at a less rate than the  minimum wages paid at the time by the  City, and in the event of the Railway  Company failing to pay to any workman, artisan, mechanic or laborer wages  in accordance with the provisions of this  Article, the Railway Company shall pay  to the City one dollar ($1.00) per man  for each and every day or portion of a  day that any such workman, artisan,  mechanic or laborer is employed or paid  at wages less than'are provided iff this  Article, such one dollar ($1.00) to be  paid  for each person employed for each  purchasing,   acquiring   or   expropriating   day.or portion of a day that he is em-  same.    In case the price for which the     "      '"      *  City  can  purchase  any  portion  of said  Hon-Iater-       27.    The    Railway    Com-  ference pany   shall  not,  so   long  Witb Other      as   reasonable   and   just  Railways compensation    as   herein  before referred to ls  duly, paid, at any time do or permit to  be done any matter or thing to impede  or interfere with the use by the Pa^  cine   Great   Eastern   Railway   Company,  I..'  U  land is deemed too high by the Rail  way Company, then the price of same  shall be determined by arbitration under Section ISS of the Vancouver Incorporation Act and amendments/The  said cost of purchasing or expropriating, of which the Railway Company  shall pay one-half, shall moan the total  cost of same whether to the City alone,  or to the City and any other person  providing any part of such cost.  Bridges 22. The Railway Company  8. a W. shall connect the bridge or  overhead crossing referred to  in Article 31 with the area or portion  of land described In Article 4 B (Main  Roadway) by suitable ramps to be constructed of such size, material and design and in such manner as the City  Council shall direct. When from time  to time pursuant to order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, or to resolution of the City Council, said bridge  or overhead crossing is required to.1 be  extended westerly lo ,or towards Main  Street for the purpose of avoiding the  Crossing of railway tracks in the bed of  False Creek, same shall be so extended  and constructed by the Railway Company at such width as the City Council  shall determine, and with suitable  ramps connecting with said Main Roadway; if such extension is to avoid the  crossing of tracks at a point one thousand feet or more west of Glen Drive,  formerly Boundary Avenue, marked  "Glen Drive" on the plan hereto annexed, then and In such case the said  bridge or overhead crossing shall be  so, extended and continued by the Railway Company to the easterly boundary  of the overhead bridge referred to in  Article 29 (Carolina or Scott Street  bridge) and if such extension is to avoid  the crossing of tracks west of said  bridge referred to in Article 29, then  such bridge or overhead crossing shall  be extended to such point west of said  bridge referred to in Article 29, as> the  City Council shall determine; and from  the westerly end of any such extension the Railway Company shall construct suitable ramps to said Main Roadway, and all extensions of said bridge  or overhead crossing referred tp in  Article -31, and all ramps therefrom  referred to in this Article, shall be  constructed of such size, material and  design and in such manner as may be  directed by order of the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council, or resolution of  the City Council, and such extensions  and ramps shall at all times be maintained and kept in repair by the Railway Company. Such extensions shall  be so constructed that there shall be  no level railway crossing thereof.  Sewers, 33. The Railway Company  consents to the City extending  any -of its sewers, drains, and culverts  from time to time through' the Railway  Property at such places as shall be con-  "     ��������� /  ployed   at   wages   less   than   aforesaid.  The   amounts  specified   in   this   Article  and in Article 37 are agreed upon as  liquidated damages and not as a penalty,  and the - liability to pay such amounts  shall not prejudice or Interfere with the  right of the Supreme Court of British  Columbia, or a .fudge thereof, to grant  mandamus or injunction to enforce  obedience to such Articles, and the Railway Company agrees that obedience  thereto may be so enforced at the suit  of the City. ,  -baborers. 39. The Railway Company  agrees that all its employees  engaged In and upon tho construction of  any of the works hereby agreed to be  done, shall be residents of the Province  nf Brlti.sh Columbia, in so far a<* it it*  possible for the Railway Company to obtain such employees who are residents  of British Columbia, at the rate of  Wages agreed to be paid In Article 88,  and that' in and during any such employment the Railway Company shall  impose no restriction whatsoever on any  such employee as to where he shall live  while employed by the Railway Company, but any such employee shall be at  liberty to live wherever he pleases when  so employed. The Railway Company  further agrees that in' any arid all contracts or sub-contracts let or entered  into by the Railway Company providing  ifor or relating to, "or affecting works  hereby agreed to be done by the Railway  Company or any part thereof, the Railway Company shall provide and insert  or cause to be provided and inserted a  clause embodying and effectually providing for the carrying out of the provisions of this Article and Articles 37,  38, 40 and 45, but such provision and  insertion shall not in any way release  tiie Railway Company from any liability  under this Article or Articles 37, 38, 40  and  45.^*-'  Materials. 4 0. Tiie Railway Company  further agrees that all materials and supplies purchased and obtained by it'for the construction and  carrying out of any of the works in  this agreement referred to shall, provided terms and prices are as favorable as  can be obtained elsewhere, be purchased  and obtained within the Province of  British Columbia.  Bights 41. . Nothing hereinbefore con-  of City, tained shall prejudice or take  away the right of the City to  apply to the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council or other authority (Dominion,  Provincial or local), official or person  having jurisdiction-in that behalf for an  Order compelling or directing the Railway Company to fulfil, carry out and  perform any of the terms and provisions  of, or any of the works agreed to be  done, performed or carried out by the  Railway Company in this Agreement, or  any matter or thing relating thereto.  Bond. 42. The Railway Company snail  rurnish   a   bond   or   bonds   with  (Continued   on   next  page) Friday. February 28, 1913  /  THE WESTERN CALL.'  '- ' 1  Phrenology  MRS. YOUNG  Olvoa Praotloal Advloa  On Business Adaptation, Health  and  Happiness  80S  Granville  Street, Corndr Robson  Hours: 10 a. m. to 9 p.m    ~-/7   droBrtrt fix-  it. If bs cannot avpph*  the MARVEL, accept no ���������  other, bat nad stamp for fflns* ,  tmted book-eealed. It gives full  pritlculara ood di-**4-ficmtia**nI-*ADle  toiladles. WIJJIJSORStJPPLY CCWImtoor. Out  General Acenta tor Canada.  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICE  - Before employing a Private Detective, if you don't  know your man, ask your  legal adviser.  JOHNSTON,  the  Secret  -Service Intelligence Bu-  ��������� reau, Suite 103-4  319 Vender St., W.  Vaacouver, B. C.  The human being is made up  of two pacts, the Mental and  the Physical, or in other words,  "If Ind and Matter."  Perfect Health is co-ordination or harmony between Men-  tat and Physical, a condition la  which the brala haa free and  uninterrupted communication  with every part of the body.  Disease la incoordinationj or  discord, the communication' between the brain and the diseased part being hindered.  Therefore, to bring a sick person back to health, co-ordina--  , tion must be restored, there  mast be free communication between the brain and the diseased part, the hindrance must  be removed.  Drugs* and prescriptions do  not restore coordinations Tbey  are supposed to act on the diseased part which is physical.  Operations cut out the diseased  physical part, and do not restore co-ordination.  Christian   Scientists,   Mental  Healers and others work on tha  mental part by giving sugges- ,  tian, etc.   Tbis does not restore  ,   co-ordination.  Now See. tho Difference  A Chiropractor, by Spinal Adjustment, removes the pressure  which is hindering communication between the brain and tht  seat of trouble. Nature then  seta to work and soon restores  co-ordination, Harmony, Health.  Some day YOU will try Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment.  Why not now? It will make'you  fee) years younger, make a new  man or woman ot*-you.  For further information /and  explanatory literature, call on .  Ernest Shaw, D.C  Chiropractor.  250 22nd Avenue East  (Close to Main St.)  Office Hours: 1:30 tn 6.  Free.  Consults tior  sureties and in form satisfactory to the  City in the penal sum of one million five  hundred thousand dollars (41,600.000.00)  each conditioned for the due performance in accordance with the provisions  of-this Agreement of the several things  which are agreed to be performed by the  Railway Company and, or the Canadian  Northern Railway Company by the following Articles of this Agreement, that  Is to say: Articles 2, 3, 9, 10, 11 (except  as to maintenance after construction) 12,  16 (except as to maintenance after construction and completion K 18, 20 (excSpt  as to maintaining, repairing and repaying streets or pacing half the cost  of such, and except as to the last paragraph'of said Article), SI (except as to  maintenance after construction and completion), 29 (If the extension of such  stieeb ia made within five years from  the delivery of conveyance as aforesaid).  31 (if the purchasing or expropriating  referred to In said Article ls done within  five year* from the delivery of  conveyance as aforesaid), 32 (If the  order or determination to extend such  bridge or overhead crossing is made  within five years from the delivery of  conveyance as aforesaid), 37, 38, 39  and 40. Unless said bond or bonds  are furnished within ninety days from  the passing of Act referred to in Article  1 or from the obtaining of approval referred to in Article 2, whichever ahall  be last, this Agreement ahall become  null and void except as mentioned In  Article 2. The said conveyance shall  not be delivered until said bond or bonds  have been furnished.  Completion  at Battway  Company's  Expense.  repair  and. good   order   and  _���������   _..,.  ���������           condition.,'  Where, under tha terms of this > Agree-  epi  ment, any works are to be maintained or  kept in repair by the Railway Company  on the City Property, the'same shall be  kept in repair by the Railway Company  on the City Property, the'same shall be  maintained and kept in  repair in good  43. In the event of the  Railway Company and, or  the Canadian Northern  Railway Company, failing  to perform, In accordance  with the provisions of this Agreement,  any of the several things agreed  to be performed by the Articles  referred to ln the last preceding  Article, the City shall be at liberty  to perform the same-at the expense of  the Railway Company; and this provision shall be Inserted in the bond or  bonds referred to in Article 42, and the  sold bond, or bond"* shall among other  things be conditioned for the payment  of the expense of performing such work  if same has- been' performed, or the  amount which It would cost tovperform  same if same has not then been performed, such amount when recovered to  be expended by the City In performing  such work.  Ay-taw. 44. This Agreement shall not  ' v take effect until a by-law  approving of the same has been voted  upon and received the assent of the  erectors of the City of Vancouver, under  and in manner provided by the provisions of the Vancouver, Incorporation Act  and amendments, for the submission to  and voting upon and assent of the electors of and in respect of By-Laws for  contracting debts, and until this Agreement has beeh ratified and confirmed by  an Act of the Legislature of the Province  of British Columbia. All parties shall  join In endeavoring to obtain the necessary ratifying legislation.  Indemnity. 45. The Railway Company  shall indemnify, protect  and save harmless the City from and  against any liability for damages, compensation or costs arising. from or  occasioned by any work or works aone,  performed or carried on or agreed to be  done, performed or carried on by the  Railway Company ln and by thiB Agreement, or. any work or works incidental  to or ln connection with the same, or by  any work or works of whatsover kind  or nature shall hereafter be done, performed or carried on by the Railway  Company or by any use which shall at  any time hereafter be made by the Railway Company, with respect, to any of the  lands or property referred to in this  Agreement, or by any act, thing, or deed  by the City hereby, agreed to be done, or  which may be done, performed or carried  out by either the City or the Railway  Company in pursuance of and In fulfilment of this Agreement or in respect to  the lands and property, referred to here  in, and if any claim for any such dam  ages, compensation or costB Is made or  action for same brought against the City  the Cltv will notify the Railway Company of such claim or action, and the  Railway Company will be at liberty in  the name of the. City, but at ita own  cost and expense, to defend such claim  or action.  46. Should the Act ratifying and confirming this  Agreement and authorising  and empowering the parties hereto to carry the same Into effect,  referred to in Article 1 hereof, not, be  passed within eighteen months from the  date of this Agreement, then this Agreement- and every clause, condition and  thing therein contained shall be null and  void, and the parties hereto shall be  and be deemed to be in the same position  as if this Agreement had never been  made, except that the Railway Company  shall continue liable to re-pay to the  City any cost and expense which the  City may hav*> Incurred which under the  terms hereof are payable by the Railway  Company. ���������  Interpretation. 47. All Acts, deeds,  matters and things  which by this Agreement are to be done,  performed, fulfilled or carried out by the  Railway Company shall be so done, performed, fulfilled and carried out at the  sole cost and expense of the Railway  Company. Where any order to be  performed or obeyed by the Railway  Company Is .made by the Lieutenant-  Governor In Council/pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement, such order  shall be oinding upon the Railway Company, and shall be promptly complied  with by the Railway Company. Where,  by the terms of this Agreement, any  works are to tie maintained or kept in  repair by the Railway Company, the  same shall  be maintained and kept in  order and condition, to the satisfaction  of the City. Whenever in this Agreement  It ls provided that any option shall or  may be exercised or request made or  notice given, or proceeding, act, thing or  deed done 01 performed by the City, the  same shall, unless required by this  Agreement to be done by by-law, be exercised, made, given, done or performed  by the City Council by resolution. Where  in this Agreement reference is made to  any order, decision, determination or approval to be made or given by the\Lieu-  tenant-Governor In Council, such reference shall be construed to give full  power and authority to make or give  sueh order, decision, determination or  approval, and to refer to the Lieutenant-  Governor in Councilor the Province of  British Columbia, and the power to make,  or- give any such order, decision, de-'  termination or approval may be exercised .from time to time as may be  deemed necessary, and It is agreed that  in addition to,the parties directlyinter-  ������sted,..the City shall have the right of  being represented and heard before such  Lieutenant-Governor In Council, before  the making or giving of any such order,  decision, determination or approval. If  the Railway Company shall at any time  fall to pave or re-pave any street, lane  or highway of the City In accordance  with tiie provisions of this Agreement,  or to do or perforin any other works  which lt is liable' to do and perform  under tills Agreement, and which the  City under Its Act of Incorporation and  Amending Acts has or may.be given authority to do and perform as a local  Improvement, the City may from time to  time do such paving, or re-paving, and  do and perform such other works as  aforesaid upon the local Improvement  plan under its Acts of Incorporation. and  Amending Acts, and in the event of the  City   so   doing   the   Railway  agrees not to oppose any such action by  the City either by petition against same  or before, any Court of Revision, or in  vaji-u-e  MM*-'  Electric Restorer for Men  and vitality.  flm  to Itt proper tension; restore*    Pr-MUt������ra decay and all ���������exvrj  weakness averted at ence. Vtwepbaaot will  make yoa a new mrin. Price JS s box. or two (or  IB. Wailed tn any address. -fjj������ acotoUPraf  5a*8w*r������tbs*rlae������.On������.  Sold at  Campbell's   Drug   Store  Cor. Hastings and Granville Sts.  Vancouver, B.C.  ��������� mttt **<* l"l������ I I I'l 'I 11 I'l"! ������ f *"������������  ������������������������������������tl I ******* *>*****4"l**4"l  Use Stave lake Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office build* *  ings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ���������more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is unde-  niablylcheaper and more reliable than pri-  ' vate plant operation.   See us for particulars  and rates.  Western Canada Power Company,  : LIMITED j|  j  FIOK: fcJBMr 4778      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg. ij  P. 0. BOX 1413, VANCOUVER, B. C.  MIIUiJMl HUH III tjs* 11 *   * Id 1M1������* "1111i*11 Ml*>* *"������  *iti������iait������ai������ia->������������������������tr#*i������H������i*ii*iiii*Mii>iiiiii������i������Mi*f  Provincial, Dominion and Foreign  1****4 IIIIIIH IU M������MII1*H11I1II *, iH.^ThhIhIm*. .;/.;. 1 ;, >y.~>v  any other manner whatsoever. It itr  ;>!*reed between the parties liereto that  time shall be deemed to be the essence  of thia Agreement. In. this Agreement  unless a contrary intention appears,  words in the singular shall Include the  plural, and words In the plural ahall Include .' the 'Singular, - and the word  'person" shall include company or other  corporation, ��������� and the word "company"  shall Include person, *and the. expression  "City Knglheer" shall mean the City  Engineer ������jf the City.. Where this Agreement provides that the Railway Company shall permit other railway companies to u-e any of the railway terminals and facilities herein referred to, the  Railway Company shall, upon the terms,  times .and conditions upon which such  ������ald Hallway terminals and facilities ar������  to be used, bein? determined, enter into  an agreement with such other railway  company or companies, setting out the  terms, times and conditions aforesaid  and agreeing to the use of such railway  terminals and facilities to the extent and  for the time, and upon the terms so determined upon as aforesaid. Where in  or by this Agreement the Railway Company or the Canadian Northern Railway  Company, undertakes to complete any  particular work or works or acqptre or  convey any property or properties, or do  any act 'or thing within any specified  time, the Agreement shall bo read to  mean the time bo specified, or such enlargement or extension thereof as may  from time to time be granted by resolution of the Council of the City of Vancouver. Should the Railway Company or  the Canadian-Northern Railway Company,* be delayed in the prosecution oi  completion of any of the works agreed  to be constructed under this Agreement  by reason ot the Act of God, King's  enemies.���������strikes not occasioned by any  act or default of the Railway Company  or the . Canadian Northern Railway  Company, Viz., major, or other una-*,  voidable causes, then the time herein fixed for the doing or completion of any such works shall be  extended for a period equivalent to the  time lost by reason of any or all of the  causes aforesaid. The period of such ex>  tension shall. If the City and Railway  Company or the Canadian Northern Railway Company are unable to agree upon  the same, be determined by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, and the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall have  the sole power to determine as to  whether any strike is occasioned by act  or default of the Railway Company or  the Canadian Northern Railway Company, and as to whether causes delaying the prosecution or completion of any  of the works are unavoidable.  IN WITNESS WHEREOF the said  parties hereto have on the day and year  first above written, hereunto set their  respective corporate seals under the  hands of the respective officers in that  behalf duly authorized.  SIGNED. SEALED AND EXECUTED  In- the presence of  As  to   the  execution  by  tbe  City  of  Vancouver.  As to the execution by the Canadian  Northern Pacific Railway Company.  As to the execution  by tho Canadian  Northern Railway Company. <-*���������  PROVINCIAL  Two Death* in ^xploston.  Nelson, Feb. 20.���������An explosion of  dynamite at BrilliantHoday, resulted In  the death of two Doukhobors, -while  two others had their legs broken, another had an arm blown oft and an  eye' Injured and two others were  otherwise injured. The men were sit*  ting around ,a stove on which they  were thawing out dynamite when the  explosion occurred. Both dead men are  married and have families. One or two  of the injured men are likely to die.  ���������   ���������'' ���������  , Cabinet Deems Tim* not. Ripe for  .    Annexation.  Victoria, Feb. 20.���������The McBride  government has .turned down the petition of Vancouver and South Vancouver for legislation fusing them into  one city.  The premier yesterday announced In  the House that such annexation would  not be in the public interest, that the  time was not ripe, but that within ten  years or-j������o, all municipalities around  the city of Vancouver might mora*  profitably bcrjoined In one metropolis  at a single sweep.  He declared that the move for special legislation authorizing the amalgamation was made because it had  been found Impossible to get the three-  fifth vote of the electors to accomplish it in the tegular way.  "So they come to us and ask for an  exception to be made in their case,"  said Sir Richard.  Along with the annexation scheme  the appeal' by the women of the province for the franchise, was turned  down with the' same statement that,  the government could not see that it  was in the public Interest to endorse  the proposals.  Bonds of the Greater Vancouver  sewerage scheme will be guaranteed  to the amount of $5,000,000, Just one-  half of the amount asked by the promoters. , ���������>���������  ��������� ... .-.-.^ -V: ������_ i  , !<���������;.���������  Indian OoMawe Remanded.  Kamloops, Feb.' 21.���������Th? Indian outlaws Moses Paul and Paul Splntlam,  were remanded by the magistrate this  afternoon, who announced the preliminary trial fbr March12.  * :*   -"  Piles for Dock.  Mr. R. H. Thompson, tbe engineer  in charge of the work ot building  Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island,  recently sent to Vancouver for twenty-nine piles, for use in tbe construction of a dock - at Campbell River.  The piles will be towed the distance  of about 150 miles from this city.  ��������� *   ���������  Dock at Port Mann to be A Mile Long.  Port Mann, Feb. 2i.���������The information with regard to the developments  at Port Mann this spring is now supplemented with the report that the  work ot extending the present dock  making it one mile in length, will be  early resumed and that construction  will be begun on a number of the industrial enterprises, which. it is understood have come to an arrangement with the C. N. R.  Townsite* in B. C. Discussed.  Victoria, Feb. 21.���������Some twenty  bills, which the Legislature has considered and passed this session, are  now the law of the land, the Lieu-  given royal  assent to them this afternoon. During the afternoon the question of the  bona-fldes of some townsite propositions that are placed before the public  was .under discussion. Tbe Premier  and the Attorney-General both agreed  that there is a great deal to be condemned in the manner in which some  opponent, who had been a councillor  for two years.  DOMINION  Women's Cause Hall* in N. B,  The New Brunswick Legislature Is  not ready to give women municipal  voters'the right to;vote.in provincial  elections. Premier Flemming and one  of his colleague* supported the bill,  but it was rejected by a two-thtrdB  majority.  ���������" ��������� ���������''���������  A Worthy Memorial.  Toronto, Feb. 20.���������"I rejoice to hear  that the.splendid siim ot a million  dollars has/been collected for tbe fund  for the suppression of tuberculosis as  a memorial to my dead father.    No  better object could have been chosen.  (Signed)      GEORGE."  The above cable message from tbe  King was received    by   Hi*   Royal  Highness, the Duke of Connaught in  response to   the   Governor-General's  message-fuelling of the completion of  the million dollar fund of the National Sanitarium Association for the,  King Edward memorial. ,  Jx:-*   ���������;;���������-.-....      . ...v.! y ���������  Mr. Miller *ssnt to Gaol.  Ottawa, Feb. 20���������Mr. R. C. Miller of  Montreal, former president of the Diamond Light and Heating Company of  that city, enjoys the unique distinction of being the first man ever sen-,  fenced to a term ln gaol by the parliament of Canada. His case engaged the  attention of. the House of Commons  shortly after 3 o'clock until nearly  midnight, when the verdict was finally  passed.  After the motion had been adopted,  Mr. Miller was again brought to the  bar and informed of the sentence that,  had been passed. He bowed his head  in acknowledgment and retired./  ���������   ��������� .������������������'-.''  Viscount Haldan* Coming lit Sept.  London, Feb. 21.���������Viscount Haldane,  the Lord High Chancellor will be the  guest of the American Bar Association  and will deliver the chief address at  the annual meeting of the association, I  whicb Ip to bey held at Montreal Sept.  1 next.' The Lord Chancellor, as soon  as be received the invitation, which  was tendered through Mr. Prank B-  Kellogg, expressed his personal desire  to accept, but as he 1* the holder of  the Great Seal of State lie had to  secure the consent of the King to  leave the country during his term of  office. This he has now ffecsived.  In formally accepting the invitation  of the Bar Association, Viscount Haldane wrote: "I esteem the invitation  as an exceptional honor, and I look  forward to the pleasure of ^meeting the  great lawyers of the United States and  Canada."  expedttkm.  flOO.OOO.  '^TT  BJM*  .-aV^V-SraMi  ***%r���������  TO* fund aa* TeaeW  .' t'->  ���������    ���������    ������ " *     >" -������������ ...  flight of Castro and Uyliu* to Rem***   ' Jj#  21^-������ wao  _*���������>���������?  In U.fr. to ���������* Qenteeteel  Washington. D.C, Feb.  definitely decided today that the rigs*  of Clpriano Castro, former presidsnt  of Venezuela, and Edward F. Myltaa,  convicted in   London   flof.  UbeMlaf   '-;'-:';Ay'  King George, to remain In the. Walt**, f   /%/^  States as visitor* will be ������mtest������4 *yy-A, "kw^k  tbe government In the highest cfkrts.   .   ������^L -"  ���������     ���������'��������� -* ^l$H&������.  r*$A\( r,  '  believing M ���������-&**-:AjAy  Canada'* Product.  Washington, Feb. II.���������Renewed efforts to frighten the ways  committee Into  parity in thei United State* ^91^  ruined if competition is not provitl**     >  for from Canada, -were mad* if-aikf,"  member* of the way* and m  mittee today. Now that the aaeasbert ���������   .A..^  of the committee bave tempoi-arlly^---. ^7'^7  J������*������i  discontinued their executive sessions,  their Mend* from all -parts ������f. Wa  country are seeking Interviews with  them in their room* and in the corridors of the capital, begging cadi  member, to use hi* Influence to keep  up the wall against Canada.  L^Sm  yyp������,gf  ������vSr-  VAvoovw*oi swun> umnt, - /.-��������� y<x.y  '' Watriet ** mem Wertmla-rlsr,       \   yyAAxxA  TAKE notice that Herman W. Variee,   ~     /���������t%4-  of Vancouver. B.7C. occupation Farmer.  , - 7,-j������r>!,..  intends to apply for permission to, !<������������������*    7 yy5y_fi  "        -      described land.:-T '��������� j   ,ffi^������  "   Ai&AI  the followins. described landa:���������  Commencing  at a  post   planted   ft  chena. inland from the Ea**t xhore el  Homf ray Channel, about Z* chains Norta  East of  the mouth  of  Marble Creek* r  Lloyd Point, West coast of thermal**  South 20 chatns; thence West I* rtialis'  to the South East corner of John Pedersen's location;  thence North along tfie  East line of Pedersen's application  H  chatns to point of commencement.  ���������  HERMAN W. VANCE,'  Date.  9th December.  Itl 2.  BgBBBB !��������� ii II    ,!  Ml    ���������eSSSSSSBSZSSSSfX ���������  TAjrcotrvm x>AJn>  District of Ooeett *t***ff X   ���������  TAKE notice that Q. F. Monckton, et  Duncans. B. C, occupation mining' en  gineer, Intends to apply for pen  to   purchase   the   for    "  lands:���������  Mowing  described.  Commencing at a post planted at'the  northwest corner of Qnlnn ~~~"  U������t I7������, on Phlllf  40 chains, thence  orner of Oulnn pre-osBptl���������.  Phillips Ann. thetM* as������t)i  lence weat tt chains, than**  north 40 chains, thence east SS chela*,  to point of commencement, bet** tf  acres more or lea*.  %$\  yy'y-  *i*w '������, y  yy i&  y "in  ODOFFRBT F. MONCKTON.      <  Per Alfred X Smith, AtetJt  Date, December Sth, ltll. '  woncv.  TAKE NOTICE that the above is a  true copy of a proposed By-Law which  has been taken into consideration and  which will be Anally passed by the Council In the event of the assent of the electors being obtained thereto, after one  month from the first publication In The  Western Call, a newspaper published in .���������_������������������. o���������-������^.- v_..i.������  Vancouver, tbe date of which first pub- tenant-Governor having  licntion is the 14th day of February,  1913: and that the votes of the electors  of the said Corporation will be taken  thereon on the 15th day of March, 1913,  between the hours of nine o'clock in the  forenoon and seven o'clock in the afternoon, at the following polling- places:  Ward 1���������At Pender 'Hall, corner of  Pender and Howe Street**.  Ward 2���������At the Dominion Hall, 339  Pender Street West.  Ward 3���������At the Orange Hall, 'corner  of Hastings Street and Gore Avenue.  gjWard 4���������At the city Hail, on Mainj0f these are represented, especially to  FOREIGN  Deleasse Goes to Russia.  Paris, Feb. 20.���������Theophile Deleasse,  formerly French minister of foreign  affairs and minister of marine, was today appointed French ambassador to  Russia. He succeeded George Louis  who has retired on reselling the age  limit  ���������   ���������   e  King's Donation to Fund.  London, Feb. 20.���������King George has  today donated $1,000 to the fund being raised for a monument to Captain  Robert F. Scott and his four companions who perished during a Polar          Ay  ������������������i*r-*Wwww ������������������j>*lv #t**p*jp*w tmy9^oWmm^mWW  m**m*m ot trust. fjaa������> %  TAKB notice tbat M. 9. Monekton. *f  Duncans. B. C, occupation civil engineer, intends to apply for pera������l*M*������  to lease tb* rollowl������g described Jaoda:���������  Commencing at a postplanted 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 4* chains, thenee  south 20 chains, to point of commencement, comprising 80 acres more or less.  M. J. MONCKTON.  Per A. Smith, Agent.  Pate, December 9th, Itl 2.  17-1-13-14-3-13  - \3S  Honest and Artistic  Dentistry  Tbcmoat ���������eitrntifte sad  up-to-date methods  PR, W. 4. CURRY  pgNTtST  301 Pomisiion Trust BW*.  Open from 9 to 5 and 7 to 8.  [    RING UP SEYMOUR 2364 FOR  APPOINTMENT.  For RotH  3 furnished Housekeeping Rooms  $20 per month.  Apply v  ***?* Mein  Street  Ward 6���������At the Oddfellows' Hall. Lot  2. Block 38, District Lot 200a, Main  Street, Mount Pleasant.  Ward 6���������At the Fairview Hall, corner  of Granville Street and Seventh Avenue.  Ward 7���������At the Exhibition Building,  Hastings Park.  Ward 8���������At Ash's Hall, corner of  Twentieth and Fraser Avenues.  WM. McQUBEN.  City Clerk.  Vancouver, B. C, Feb. llth, 1913.  MillHIIIIIIHIIIIIIIlHI  LABOUR COMMISSION  I SITTINGS of the Provincial \  ; >**J Labour Commission will be '  I held as follows :���������  Nanaimo���������Monday,    February ���������  ; 17th, a^8p.m., Court-house. ;  [     Cumberland���������-Wednesday. Feb* !  : ruary 19th, at 8 p.m.  ���������'     Alberni���������Monday,   February *  :; 24th, at 8 pm.  Ladysmith���������Tuesday, February  25th. at 3 30 p.m.  Steveston���������Monday, March Srd,  at 2.30 p.m.  Chilllwack ��������� Tuesday,   March  4th, at 2.30 p.m.  New Westminster���������Thursday,  March 6th, at 11 a.m., Citv Hall.  Vancouver���������Friday, March 7th,  at 10 a.m., Court-house.  The Commission is empowered \ \  to inquire into all matters affect- . -  ing the conditions of labour in  t British Columbia. All persons \ \  I interested are invited to attend . ���������  Y' and give evidence. ���������������  t H. G. PARSON,       \'.  ���������f Chairman.  ' ���������  t F. R. McNamara,  I Secretary.    7-2-15-7-3-13  II * H n Ml ill * * I ****** ���������Kg *gfr������ J*1* Mr. L. B. Sarmoat, his  iavsstors at a distance. At tbe same  time they pointed out how difficult it  was for any government to frame  legislation which would cover the case  adequately discipline the seller or protect the purchaser, who, In most cases  was taking a chance on his investment  turning out well.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Port Coquitlam is Now Incorporated.  Coquitlam, Feb. 21.���������Port Coquitlam has arrived. Word was received  from Victoria last evening\stating thst  the incorporation bill had passed the  third reading In the Legislature. The  neW city will comprise 6,200 acres,  surrounding the C.P.RR.' terminals.  There are now about' 1,500 people resident in the city limits, so Coquitlam  has already a nucleus of a large city.  The incorporation bill states-that a  mayor and nve aldermen will administer the affairs and that nominations  to fill those offices must take place  three weeks aft^r the receipt of the  letters patent. If there are more  nominations than seats the election  will be held on the following Saturday. At tbe present tinK :t is thought  that the holder of the reeveship, Mr.  James Mars, will be the only nominee  for mayor. Mr. Mars has been returned as reeve three Himee ln succession.  In 1911 and 1912 he wa* returned unopposed and last month was returned  YOUR BLOOD 13 TAINTED  ULCERS,  BOILS.  SWOLLEN   GLANDS,   BLOTCHES,  PIMPLES, AND ALL SKIN AND BLOOD DISEASES  AR������ COMPLETELY CURED BY THE  NEW METHOD TREATMENT  Wed<*sIretoc*n (be attentto* of all thos*  ef.iict. a t. .il������ any Blosd ������r Sfcte flinn to  or New Method TrMfinl a* a guaruateed  cure for these cc-a-'laiuta. There Is no excuse for any person having a aisdgutctl face  from eruptions and blotches. JCo matter  whether hereditary or a**quircd, our sijcciffe  remeiiits and treatment neutralise all pol*  tons in tbe bloo i and expel tbem from tba  fvStem. Our vast experience ia tbe treat-  n?:it of thousands of tba most serious aad  complicated cases enaUes us to perfect a'  cure \vRho:.t c:.rkcr������;::������*uUnr. Wedobusiness  r 1 the plnn-Pa*- Oaly tmr tbs Bcttrflt Y������M  Dcri������������. If you have any Wood dircase, coo*  s;:U us Free of C*uk-*aa aad Rt ��������������� prove to  you bow quickly our remedies will remove  ��������� leTideDceserjis******. UBrt*rtbelnAueoce  of tbe Nmr M������d������i Tmtsat tba skla becomes clear, ulcers, pimples and blotckca  beat up. enlat*--ed glaads are radnce-t. Calm  out hair gt*o������-������ ia ���������gala, the eyes become  bright, amMtloa and energy return, aad th*  victim realises a new life baa opeasd ap Sa  him. ���������  YCU CAM ARRANGE TO PAY AFRS  YOU ARE CURED  COWSULTATIOW FREE  Scad for BoaM**t oa Mmssss ef RWm  -THE GOLDEN MONITOR" FREB  VaaaMela cal, write fsr^a Qemlsa IM  DRsKENNEDY&WOiNEDY  Cor. Michi-fan Ave. and GrkwoldSt,   Detroit, Midk  ������������������ATIPP m ,etter������ *������������ OwatU-aqJtbeao^ressed  99991 IVIi to our Canadian Correspondence Depart.  ment in Windsor, Ont. If yoa desire to  see ns personally call at onr Medical Institute in Detroit as we see and treat  me patoesits in our Windsor office* which are for Correspondeuce aad  laboratory for Canadian baainea* only.   Address all letters as ioOos-s:  DHA KENNEDY *% KXNNEDY, Wia*>������r, Oat,  Wi^lvivtriisw^Mnw������ ~H*yvr ^-v.,^^*-. 4J.*���������  .'.'. .;>'['-.';>  'A  "~yy  yA  y  V/,s  ^  t?5;S  Sf  ;���������. .y  SS  y$������  ���������'''."  V^/'f  V.  ;'���������',!���������,  ^;v-/>  $  t'r  l\\  y  ?yy  Silt:  fri'O^  f;7  AyM.  y*,4fT  yAyy  li'Itlr"'..  .'���������;:^^.;v  -���������''If ;'v'-  :X  r,x-  y  v<7 '.���������  A'x  ���������S-lvf  "p  "i.-'.^ii"*.  S;  :y?yy  ���������������������������X.Xl'X'.'  AAy  Alfy[  ;$������?  ft:-  THE WESTERN 0X1*.'  Friday. February 28. ltlfl  NOTES FROM OTTAWA  s)f this Empire, of which Canada forms a part;  aad, further than that, if at any time the Canadian people desire to form a naval organization of  their own, these ships shall be subject to recall  by the people of Canada through their Parliament  and through their Government, subject always to  the most reasonable proviso, that they shall not  be recalled from any important theatre where the  whole existence of the Empire might be at 3take,  without reasonable notice to the British Govern-  atent and British Admiralty. That is our proposal. We say that we do not believe that the  people of Canada desire to have this measure submitted to .them. We say that everything that is  is this measure has already been submitted to the  people of Canada before the last general election,  and that the people of Canada pronounced upon  that question with no uncertain voice when they  gave the verdict that they did give on the 21st  day of September, 1911."  This week was marked by an unusual speech by  Arthur Meighen, the brilliant young member for  Portage la Prairie. Incidentally, here is a pointer, keep your eye on Arthur Meighen. He is one  of the coming men at Ottawa. He is generally  regarded as one of the best five debaters at the  capital. He is a mathematician by university  "training and a lawyer by profession. As a result  ae is one of the most logical debaters in the  House. No man can build up his premises or  drive home his conclusions more ably han Arhur  Meighen. He has the ability of Foster to search  ���������at the weak spots in the enemy's armor and  pierce wjlk his rapier; for like Poster he wields a  rapier in debate rather than a broadsword or a  claymore. He is the coming Foster of Ottawa.  He has Poster's powers of exposition and can  ���������make the deadliest dull .subject interesting. This  week he was talking on the most stupid subject  imaginable, to the average man, banking, and yet  ke made a speech which was followed with the  closest interest by the House. He moved a resolution to the effect that in the opinion of the  House the bringing about of a better and cheaper  system of agricultural credits should receive the  early attention of the Government. His speech  was broader ban his subject, as in a most comprehensive manner he dealt with the whole question of establishing in this country a system of  co-operative and land banks suck as they have in  parts of Europe, and which have done so much to  assist both the agriculturist, laboring man and  ���������Mechanic. It was really a masterly speech, and a  speech of the deepest interest to every class in  1fce west.:':  Mr. Meighen claimed tbat   at   present   there  .was a aeriotifli defect in the banking system, the  ' remedy for which is made clear by recent experiments in Europe.   The chief defect of thfr present  (Continued from Page 1)  system, Mr. Meighen felt certain, was the branch  bank system. "There is nd* question," he said,  4'that a system of branch banks as in it the possibility of that supreme advantage of fluidity-but  inasmuch as the contral is necessarily in the head  office, I believe the charge can be, fairly made  that the control can be exercised���������not perhaps  throughout a period of normal, but exercised  chiefly in years of stress and strain���������to take advantage of the fluidity of capiat thus obtained tb  curtail the resources of the smaller and more  distant sections of the community in order to  assist enterprises at larger points." Mr. Meighen  pointed out that Canada had no less than 2,800  branches controlled by but a few banks, and  showed how in no country in the world was there  such centralization. The United States has its  small bank system, England has many smaller  banks, while the European countries have' thousands of small co-operative banks. Then Mr.  Meighen came to the remedy for Canada. His  statement is worth quoting at length:  "I simply desire to urge upon the House the  enactment of legislation which has already been  before it in more than one form,\but which has  never yet succeeded in obtaining the sanction of  Parliament. I refer to legislation to provide uniform^ machinery throughout this country for the  operation of co-operative banks. I propose to show  the House that if due encouragement is given to  the inauguration and dissemination of co-operative credit banks, the result���������-which will gather  force as time goes on���������will be to meet and entirely overcome the present tendency of banking  capital to flow to the larger centres. The tendency will rather be to produce the effect resulting  from the principle which I now.lay down, with  very great confidence, as a desideratum in banking; namely, that there shall remain in any particular locality such an amount of currency and  capital as will provide normally for the potential  needs of that locality, and that the fluidity and  mobilization of our banking assets shall not be so  great as to d^aw from any locality its entire banking capital and place it in the hands of those no  specially interested in that locality. It is im-  possible to say whether this principle, which has  been laid down by very high authorities, could not  be carried any further than I have stated. Certainly it is an obvious advantage that an institution should be sufficiently large to draw from the  surplus moneys of a cerain community in order;  to utilize the amount in some other portion of the  country where sufficient funds are not at hand,  but, as I have said, sucli an amount of the credit  and capital of a locality as is normally required  for its needs should not be moved from that locality and be placed at the disposal of other inter  ests./"  (Fine Record (Made by Rhodes Man.  Mr. William E. ii. Murray, who has  keen awarded the Rhodes scholarship  at McGill TJnlversity, bears a long re-  0*rd of high scholarship and athletic  triumphs, both in the local high school  and after entering McGill.  He was born at Port Hammond,  April 8, 1891, and began his education  at the Maple Ridge school, over  which his father was principal; a year  after passing the high scbool entrance  examination he entered the Vancouver  High Scbool in August 1906. Here he  distinguished himself in. all the subjects of bis course, and led the Dominion in the McGill matriculation examinations, taking a percentage of  ft.  One year of bis university course  was taken in Vancouver, and tbe next  three years in Montreal. In tbat city  also he gained two scholarships worth  * ��������� ���������  C.P.R. Will Employ 2,000 Extra Men.  ' "We will employ at least 2,000 extra men on tbe construction of new  lihe* and extension of existing line*  in British Columbia during the corn-  lag season," observed Mr. Grant Hall,  general manager of C. P. R. western  lise*. when interviewed recently.  "We anticipate starting operation*  at the earliest possible date this  spring As announced a. few week* ago  the C.P.R. ia apending approximately  f4.0M.000 oa track improvement*, new  line*, terminal facilities and general  Improvements In the province, lt ha*  been definitely decided by tbe company to supercede coal with oil oo all  the- locomotives on the section of the  line between Vancouver and North  Bend, and m connection with this system we will shortly start on the erection-of a huge storage tank at Port  Moody. Oil will be pumped from that  point to Coquitlam by a ten-inch  pipe, this being considered "more economical than hauling the oil to the terminal."  ���������   ������   ���������  A very pretty wedding was solemn  ised in Knox Congregational church,  on the evening of Feb. 10th, when  Miss Mary Colin (Babe) Young, only  daugber of Mr. and Mrs. Colin Young  of 1750 Harris street, was united in  marriage to Mr. Frederick HoweyJ,  of this city, the officiating minister  being the Rev. Dr. Md-ennon (late of  Boston). The bride was becomingly  gowned in a cream serge tailor-made  suit, and wore a latge picture hat, and  carried a shower bouquet of bride's  roses. She was atended by Miss  Grace McLennon (daugher of Dr. Mc-  Lennon) as bridesmaid, who wore a  golden brown costume and picture-bat,  and carried a bouquet of pink carnations. Uttle Miss Helen Vosper made  a dainty flower girl in a white lingerie  dress and blue ribbons, and carried a  basket of tulips and maidenhair fern.  Mr. W. K. Young, youngest brother of  the bride, acted in the capacity of last  man. Tbe sacred edifice was tastefully decorated witb flowers.  The bride entered tbe church on the  arm of her father to the strains of  Wagner's wedding march, played sy  Mrs. Cowdery. -after the .ceremony a  reception was held at tbo homo of tfke  bride's parents, and was largely attended. Numerous and costly gifts  testified to the popularity of Wa  young couple. The groom's gift te*  the bride was a handsome brsoefct;  to the bridesmaid, a gold brooch set  with pearl*; to the little flower gW a  gold ring set with turquoise; to the  best man, a gold tie clip, while Mrs.  W. Co wtjery was the recipient of a  very pretty pin set with pearls. Mr.  and Mrs. Howey left on the Seattle  boat for an extended honeymoon- ita  California and will, on their return,  reside in their new home at 1830 Pender street, Grandview.  ��������� Duncan. B. (*.,--���������  February: 13, 4W3.  The Editor:  May I ask your cooperation and  support, through the columns of your  paper, for the following resolution,  which T suggest should be passed by  every Board of Trade throughout  British Columbia, as well as every  other public body, opon strictly non-  political lines About July of; this  year a new treaty will' be engotfated  between Great Britain and Japan, and  any suggestion made by Canada is-  certain of adoption. I propose the following resolution:  'That it is urgently necessary that  the Provincial Government be and Jt  is hereby petitioned to enact such-  legislation as- will prohibit Orientals  from becoming' the reffctered owners  of real estate within this Province,  unless such Orientals are British* subjects by birth- or naturalisation-, and  that copies of this resolution be forwarded to onr representative* fn the  Parliament of British Columbia; aa  well as to our representative* in the  Dominion Parliament. I also suggest  that the Dominion government be  asked to co-operate In the event of  the Provlnciaf Governssent takins; action along Masse lines, and bring the  matter to the* attention; of the Imperial:  authorities with a view to having the  Japanese Treaty *o amended as to  allow thl* mgUUtioa. As tb* people*  of this Province sre practically agrees?  upon this subject, it is unnecessary  for me to> discuss the 'raicon> d'etre."  r have the* honor to be, sir  Years fslthMly,  SEYMOUR GREENR.  The Honig Stores, Ltd.  Beginning March 1st THE HONIG STORES, LTD., will carry a complete line of CROCKERY AND HARDWARE.  Our Hardware Department is already noted as the Real Bargain Hardware Store of Vancouver.        !������������������'.���������������������������  Why can we do it?   Because we sell for CASH.  While we are closing out the other Departments we are putting on sale a big line of  Hardware at "Below Cost" Prices, such as:   '.���������'������������������  OurCharm Steel Range, which is so well known and made by one of the oldest Canadian  Manufacturers and built with large flues for soft coal.  14-inch with High Closet and Oven Thermometer; regular, $48.00, now ..........$36.50  16-inch with High Closet and Oven Thermometer; regular, $48.00. how $87.50  18-inch with Polished Top High Closet and Oven Thermometer; regular, $50.00,  now i ..,......._...;..    $80.60  Carpenters ��������� Aprons, with 7 pockets, legs or straps, in brown or white duck; regular,  $1.75, now ......i '.'. i ..............:..... 75c  2 in 1 Shoe Polish, 2 tins ..  15o  Smoky City Wall Paper Cleaner, per tin    25o  Veribrite Furniture Veneer, regular 25c; now '.        15c  Veribrite Furniture Veneer, large size; regular, 50c; now             85c  Aluminum Cups ,each .?. ......:... .'..10o  Aluminum Salt and Pepper Shakers, 2 for A..........  ....................f...... 25o  Aluminum Toothpick Holders, each...   15c  Aluminum Strainers, each ..- :                 15c  Aluminum Tea Balls, each....   15c  Solid Copper Tea Kettles, Nos. 7, 8 and 9; regular values to $2.25; now all one price.. $1.50  The space at present occupied by our Stationery and Fancy Qoods tyepartment will be  turned into a Public Market under the new arrangement. A few stalls still remain to rent.  Phone  Sey.  3472  3473  TheHori  I 56-58 and 60 HASTINGS STREET EAST  Phone:  Sey.  3472  3473  Action as to C. N. R.  Central Ratepayers' Association Has  Question Before It, But js Obliged  tb Adjourn Pending Due Notice.  Austrian Troop* 8uffer  Vienna, Feb. 21.���������Many housands of  soldier* encamped on he 8ervian frontier are suffering great hardships owing to the rigorous winter, inadequate  shelter and the deplorable atate of the  commissariat.  ;: If You Are Sickj!  ��������� CALL ON !������  ; | ERNEST SHAW, D. C.:  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  250 22nd Avenue East  Chiropractic  succeeds    where  medicine fails.  Hoars 1:30 to 6 Consultation free  5,000 FACTS ABOUT CANADA,  The public will welcome* the 1913  edition of "5,000 Facts About Canada." compiled by Frank Yeigb, the acknowledged authority on things Canadian and the author of "Through the  Heart of Canada," Ten thousand copies are now sold annually, which find  their way all over Canada and the  Empire, indeed the world.  "The Facts booklet is stuffed as full  of information as a sausage is of  meat," is the happy and true way an  English Journal puts it, and the new  issue, which includes many new features and improvements, such as a  colored map of the Dominion, presents  a striking story of the wonderful advance of Canada in a single year. We  now talk in billions.  Tbe booklet is issued at 25 cents a  copy, by the Canadian Facts Pub. Co.,  588 Huron Street, Toronto, and is sold  by all the leading newsdealers.  To Visit Brits*-*.  Ottawa,. Feb. 21.���������Hon. Dt: Roche,  minister of the mterior, has decided  to visit the Old Country at the close  of the present session, to make a personal first-hand -study of the immigration problem from the British stand  point He will also inspect the principal immigration offices and expects  to visit France and Belgium. If' the  session closes in time, Dr. Roche will  leave in June.  Bullet Taken From Heart.  Montreal, Feb. 21.���������At the Royal  Victoria Hospital today. Dr. George  Armstrong perf6rmed the rare and  remarkable operation of removing a  bullet from the pericardium, or outer  membrane, of G. Colangelo's heart  Colangelo was shot by bis son during  a quarrel last Sunday. The bullet was  located by means of an X-ray photograph, and the only hope of saving  tbe patient's life was by an operation.  Late tonight the patient was progressing favorably and bis ultimate recovery is looked forward to. "  At the annual regular meeting of  the executive of the Central Ratepayers' Association, held last night in the  City Hall, the following resolution was  submitted by Mr. George A. Odium,  seconded by Mr. James Eadte:  "That in view of the many benefits  that would follow tbe transference of  False Creek to tbe C. NJ ft. and the  ability that was shown by the Bridges  and Railways Committee in negotiat-,  ing the agreement; therefore, f������ ft resolved that we, the Central Executive  Ratepayers 'Association of Vancouver,:  endorse the action of the City Council fn passing favorably upon the  agreement, and trust that the by-law  wjll be adopted toy the electors itr the  approaching election, March 15."  It was, however; held tbat notice of  motion should be given, and, therefore, the resolution was not proceeded  with at the time, befog left over until  the next meeting.  I: ���������  /The election of offi*-*TS for the year  resulted as follows: President, J. J.  Dongan; vlce-pres., Herbert Haynes;  seeretary-treasurer, J. A. Kidd; City  B������n Committee, D. Macdonald, James  Eadie, George A. Chfivm and R. V.  Wtttte; committee on B.C.E.R. matters,  -Herbert Haynes, J. H. Wallace and'  ���������*, R. Gordon.  ft was proposed tt**t Mr. Herbert  Hares* be nominated? for tbe office of  president, but Mr. Haynes asked tbat  Hr name be withdrawn. He wss, hew-  ever, appointed as vise-president.  The sssocistion. passed a resolurfira  Mites; the Provincial' Government to  bring eown legislation this session for  a mflfc act to protect the conasner  from the unclean, adulterated article,  as recommended by the Royal Milk  Commission and medical health officer  of the province.  They also passe* another resolution  that in view of the rapid growth of  the city it would be advisable for the  City Council to secure the land on  Seymour Creek which will be required  to prevent diminution or contamination of the water supply, or to otherwise provide means for securing a  greater supply of water for the use of  the city.  Mr. J. J. Dougan, president, read hia  report dealing with the transactions of  the association for the year and his  suggestions for the ensuing year,  which was received most cordially,  after which Mr. Herbert Haynes then  recorded his thanks for the assistance  he had received in carrying out his  work. His report was received with  an expression of thanks for his excellent work.  People cf tiallclM Facing Starvation.  Vienna, Feb. 21���������Thousauds of persons In Gallcla, the poorest of Austria's provinces, are threatened witb  starvation..The bad harvest has caused a shortage of the food supply of the  1 easantry of the country districts,  while In the towns tbe wa* scare; has  brought trade and Industry to a  standstill. Faretories are closed and  thousands are without employment  Cor. Sth &\  r\  Rd.  , ****** ***** ************** ************************f*y  THEN THE  i Western  (FwWiahed Monthly)  ! ."    Is almo&t indespensible to yoii.  No other medium will give you such general an4  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  :: iwwpf WJwilW-lwwder F. I t**%,Ul   ��������� *   Willi* l& :  I #f������00   ���������   0H# fMf  ���������.HmH^.H'.HvH;^^  Trya"CALL"ad.  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