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The latter vessel has spent most of her time in  dry-dock, recuperating from the effects of attending political picnics in Yarmouth County, while  the poor old Rainbow cannot put out to sea for  fear of going to the bottom should a gale blow up.  With Mr. Emmerson reading the Declaration of  independence, Dr.. Neely of Humbolt discussing  Revolution and the Boston Tea Party, and Mr.  White of Victoria, Alberta, declaring on the floor  Of parliament that the tJnited Empire Loyalists  came to Canada because they were, afraid to fight,  ;the Iiiberalsare making excellent campaign material for the Conserv^ives these days. ��������� A hearty  ..Vote of thanks should be tendered these gentlemen by every Conservative Association executive  throughout the Dominion. The issue is a clean-  cut one. ''...���������'���������'''���������  liaurier is looking to Fielding, the ex-Minister  ���������f Finance, to arouse prejudice in England against  the Borden Naval Policy. -Fielding was never  a sincere friend of the Empire and is not today.  When he was Premier of Nova; Scotia/before  entering the Laurier cabinet, he carried his bitter  feeling to Canada and his dislike of the Empire  so far as to prohibit July 1st to be observed as  a holiday by the public school children of Nova  Scotia, under penalty 'of'.ttert^;''hft^.ili������,Prov-  iacial grant in aid. He refuaed to sanction the  raising 6t fha''99jj-*m'���������Ttoai^^  The Liberals iaUia Bou^  decided that Laurier has lost hw^p; aa itleader/  and has sacrificed public confidence on the altar  ���������f political expediency, areV'fibw erying out  for a new Moses to lead thiem "to: the Premised  Land of Power. Hon. William Pugsley aid Geo.  P. Graham are struggling To> the-%Pf*; honor  of leading a dtfeated party, witb Rnaolphe  Lemieux hanging to their coat tails. The Liberal  l^yha������ surf-ly fallen upon evil day*. ������nd ba*d  times. Pugsley, the "saivdnet wharf "expert,  Geifrge Graham with his welWcnown ideas eon-  ceriting tbe printing of "bogus ballots and  Rodolphe Lemieux, with the civil service loaded  down with bis relatives. It is pretty bard to find  a real, live, up-to-date Moses among that little  itt;'.  TWB TOUT* A������0HT TH* *��������� T *���������  OTHUR OPPOSITION V4RN  Obargf* wade on recommendation of Chief IBn-  gjnser allow for economy without in any  way jH>wfri������fItyWWl ttf Road.  The Opposition has'been for months accusing  the Government of altering the grades of the  Transcontinental Railway and of making other  alterations in the standard of construction, to the  detriment of the road.  These charges were made on the basis of  rumors. Those who made the charges were not  content to wait for information as to the actual  facts. That did not suit their case which depended upon the lack of accurate information.  At a somewhat late hour the facts have been  aaked for, and the information elicited explains  the readiness of Liberal members to get the  charges out ahead of the facts. It had already  been stated officially that such grade changes as  bad-been decided upon would in, no way lessen'  the hauling capacity of the road, while they  would contribute toward more economical construction. The information lately asked for by  the Opposition and furnished by the Government  shows that the changes made in regard to grades,  bridges and trestles were recommended by the  Chief Engineer of the Transcontinental Railway  Commission, and tbat on the estimate of District  Engineer H. M. Balkan), the saving in cost so  far has amounted to $27,797. '  NOTHING TO IT.  Hon. George P. Graham, former Minister of  Railways, asked these further questions:  "How many temporary trestles on the eastern  division of the National Transcontinental Railway, originally intended to have been permanently filled, have been substituted for permanent  structures, and where are they locatedt  "How many temporary or wood bridges have  been substituted where concrete and steel or per-  mm made  BACHELOR  Ask the man who smokes thtm.  By Our Special Correapoo^ilat, Arthur R. Ford  /  Ottawa.���������Every session of the House of Commons serves to bring to the front men who by  attention to Parliamentary duties joined to natural ability are soon marked as coming leaders'  in their party. This session of the Commons has,  it is true, been unusual in the fact that thus far  its energies have been so concentrated on one  great issue that men whose abilities are marked  in other lines have suffered under a disability.  Tet out of that outstanding question of the navy  there has come demand for men able to handle  what might be termed side-issues and to back up  the heavy artillery with the, machine guns of  clear cut constitutional argument and effective  reply to specious arguments. ���������;'-"'������������������''..  The Conservative party in the House of Commons today is fortunate in the band of young  men wbicb it possesses who are energetic, resourceful, hard-working students and public spirited. More than that,/they ajfc men of ideals and  ambitions, men who if they continue in public  life will fully maintain the traditions of the Conservative party.  There is probably no man in the House who  has come to the front more ;rapidly this session  than Arthur Meighen, member for Portage-la-  Prairie. He has been prominent in every important debate, and the, confidence which the  premier and the Government repose in him is  shown by the fact that on a number of occasions  he has handled the brief fcgr the Conservative ���������  party, and handled it on every occasion with con-  snmate ability. One of tiie:j.otabie speeches ot  the session waa bis presentation of the case for  a system of rural credits through co-operative  banks. The subject would batdly be described aa  one of entrancing interest t$ ^  but Mr. Meighen preeented ni������ case in snob a  brilliant manner, and ;brougtgjs: such strong evi-  dence to back up all bis opinions, that he was  followed with keenest interest by a full house,  and' at the close there eai^ ra^ the finance  minister, Hon. W* T* lfaite,ithe complimentary  reference that Mr. Meighen had presented his subject In "an absolutely fascinating manner."  Mr. Meighen haJTone of the keenest legal minds  in tbo Hoiwe today, bis power of analysis being  acknowledged generally to he second only to that  of Hon. George E. Foster, whom in many ways  be resembles. In addition he is a deep student  and is one of the best posted men in the House  on Parliamentary procedure and constitutional  issues. During this session he has had a particular opportunity to exercise his ability along these  lines. An unusual number of knotty constitutional  and Parliamentary problems have come before the  House this session. There was the famous Miller  case���������-a. case without precedent in the history of  the Canadian Parliament. Mr. Meighen handled,  this difficult situation, so important to the work  of Parliamentary committees, with notable skill,  and was generally congratulated on bis brilliant  speech on the subject. Not less notable was his  work in connection with the charges made against  Hon. Louis Coderre, secretary of state, while in  the matter of the constantly arising questions of  rules of tbo House,* so much to the front this  session, bit services to the Government have been  invaluable.  So brilliant is Mr. Meighen a work this session  and so very evidently is he in the close confidence  of tbe premier and the cabinet ministers that his  name is being freely mentioned as the next to  succeed to a portfolio when a vacancy from the  west occurs.   That he would add strength to the  manent bridges were to bave been constructed,  and where is each located t  "Are any of the momentum, grades, or apportion of them, on trestles? Ifj so, in wbat district and at what milet /  "Have any yards or divisional points on the  line of the* eastern division of the National Trans-  contmenftal Railway been reduced from the original plan in area, trackage, buildings or efficiency 1"  The answer to each of these questions was,  "None."  ���������iv  VALUE FOR THE MONEY.  The work of completion of the Transcontinental  Railway since the overthrow of the Laurier Government has been carried on by business men  on a business basis. The work has been expedited. There has been none of the wastefulness  characteristic of the old methods. The people  are getting value for their money.  Government birth "rathe House and outside of it  an the Prairie Provinces is undoubted.   -  .Another young man who though with less  Parliamentary experience ia looked upon as one  of the coming men of the House is William F.  Nickle, member for Kingston. Mr. Nickle' vgas  in the Ontario Legislature, where he made a name  for himself, and he was one of the Conservatives  to resign when; the reciprocity campaign came  along in 1911. He and his Conservative colleagues  who left the Legislature to try for the House  of Commons under the leadership of Robert Laird  Boi-den were every oneof them successful and a  notable accession they were to t the Conservative  party at Ottawa. Mr. Nickle ia in many respects  very much like Mr. Meighen in appearance and  habits. He is equally as studious, and also revels  in fine constitutional arguments. He has made a  number of very able speeches on the questions  that have arisen on the rul������s pl^b)e House, which  have had siich bearing u!pdh tbe pi-ogress of  pnblic business this session. M^. Nickle in his  first session made what waY conceded to be the  ablest "maiden speech" in the House. It was  upon the question of old age pensions, not a  particularly exciting topic. The debate had been  dragging wearily, the few members in the House  reading papers or writing letters. Mr. Nickle  afose and at once caught the attention of ihe  drowsy House He spoke but fifteen minutes, but  in that fifteen minutes lie put forward as much  aycurate information and soUd argAiu&nt aa many  an able speaker would with diutclilty Mye covered  in two hours. The speech in its'wwwns a master-  pjeee, and brought commendation from both  "Pfremier^ord������& and Sir Wilfrid Laurie^  'From theJr^rthe^ West came in 1911 a new  niember, H.H^ Stevens, representing the city of  Vancouver* wlio has alao rapidly come tp the  % front. Mr. Stevens is one of the most conscientious  : and tnoBt diligent members of Parliament.  He is  1 f������}thful in Jiis attendance in the House, follows  the progress of legislation closely, and has. shown  himself a most useful member of committees. Mr.  ll|!?������������^^bo iri Bti^^  quite aHmfintife career.   He saw active opel%-  tions in the Philippines ahd later went through  the Boxer Rebellion in China.   He has roughed  it in every form and shape in British Columbia,  and has arisen from a fireman land stage driver  to be member of parliament for the most important city of British Columbia.   And at that  he is still in his thirties.   His Oriental experience has giveo him splendid opportunity of observing ���������'������������������ithe. Asiatic problems that  occasionally  come to the front in Canada, and he bad decided  views on the question of -Japanese, Chinese and  Hindu immigration into Canada.  Recognition of the ability of. a well known  Western Ontario member came at the beginning  of this sessioq when Mr. W. S. Middlebro, member  for North Grey,Vwas appointed one of assistant.  Government; nyhips in succession to Mr. A. S.  Goodeye, who was appointed to the Railway Commission. Anything that has to do witb the whip's  department is no sinecure, for it is the duty of  Chief Whip John Stahfield a.nd his assistants tQ  have the Government forces in order for any and  every contingency. But at the same time, despite  the heavy dut'e8 laid upon them, the positions are  regarded as those of honor. Mr. Middlebfo has  taken to the duties of the position with marked  ability, and the choi<fe made of him has been well  justified. But an even more signal recognition  came in the appointment o������ the North Grey to  the position of chairman of the Public Accounts  Committee, one of the stormy committees, of the  House. It does not often fall to the lot of tbe  chairman of his committee to deal with as troublesome a situation as arose over the famous Miller  episode where a witness refused to give information. To allow such conduct to pass would have  been to make a farce of the committee and Chairman Middlebro took prompt action by reporting  the matter to the House, and by recommending  that the recalcitrant witness should be called to  the bar of the House. That this was done and  the circumstances surrounding the occasion will  be well, remembered as one of the sensational  events of this session. The man Miller was sent  to jail and he is still there. The rights of the  Public Accounts Committee, as well as of all  other committees, were clearly vindicated.  In the naval debate, too, Mr. Middlebro took a  prominent part, bis speech on the second reading  of the bill being -regarded as one of the best  efforts on the part of Government members.   It  (Continued on Pago 8)  AND NATIONAL LIFE  i\By Professor JE. Odium, M.A.. BJe)        ���������  yymm  ''���������Wmt$  ������������������������������������-teliiil  ��������� ��������� \7:'7^M^  *1  V  PRINTING, THE LATEST AND BEST, DONE  with  dispatch by  skilled workmen, at'1 the  Terminal City Press, Ltd., Cor. 8th and Westminster*  Road, Phone Fairmont lllfi.  BODT-IKTBLLBOt*a>YIRIT>  Here is the easily perceived threefold state of  The athletes in baseball, lacrosse, erieket*  boxing, running, and other sports give mueh time  and care to develop the body. The lifters, ham-  tner-throwers, tbe stage strong men, are all imbued with the notion of maldng strong the various parts of the body, and find therein their  chief glory. ; ";'������������������������������������  Then there are the schoolmen, the academies,  the professional men, including the lawjrera,  physicians, politicians and platform speakers,  who delight in the training of their intellecta.  They pride themselves rather more on their heads  than on the length or the strength of their legs.  To thia, perhaps, 'the consent of tbe average data v  of humanity is granted. ^  It ia better and nobler to have good brains well  developed than to have good Jegs, well auaeled  and trained.'.;  Then we find the people who oare comparatively little about the weight of the body, aipd  not much more about tbe well cultured iMrnba.  bnt they are strong on the spiritual aide of tbeir  beings. These are they who are moat in evidence  in times of strongly emotional and sentimental  religion.   '���������  A wise combination of these three elements, or  factors of the human unit is much better than  any undue development of the one to the loss of  the other two, or to their ne^ect. A well rounded  out man, finely poised in the three departmenta  of his life and being is rare, and a mueh soii^t* $  after person. But we must never forget ;*m*%*90  the three, the spiritual Ufe is the greatest, iii^r  useful, most valuable, and the;most permaUi^i^.'  Reader,bow about these thi-eet. Areyo4^fw||  on money, on business, on long or short ���������{  on erieket, baseball, horses, polities, writ  aught else f  If so, glory in it so long ts  yon well, but be sure you are lacking if y������n nva  -..-���������.J     '������������������'  ���������    '-^A-y y ���������',..- ������������������   >':   ��������� ,,-     '������������������ ���������"  '." '    ���������'' '- '   *(*i'* '- --A A''���������'*���������������������������  AlfOq������fT AHD MODWUf IT4LT.  " ^rom about 700 years before Cnir������t to tbe tinie  of the Caesars the Roman Empire gradually grew  from the smallest of beginnings up to the mtmery  of tbe tben known,world, or nearly ������o. A strip  of North Europe, North Britain and Ireland were  not dominated by that mighty military and bignly  civilized empire. This then. WW tbe position of  Italy in the early days and down until a~ few  hundred years after Christ. **  Tben Italy gradually ������w������b to a second-rate,  and later on to a third-rate power. The other  leading nations scarcely thought it necessary to  take more than a passing and. a yery superficial  glance at this nation, fallen so low from- tbe  splendid position she held wben;'most of .the  nations were prostrate at ber U0;- A������i why was  it sof Why mXtafy-m'ttm'to* to tbird  place among the nations! Whyt wmm^mwu  haatben and pag%n aba wa* wiv, and later on  when she became dominated by a n������w type of  religion she slumped so low? Why? Are not  Italy's sons as brave, and fearless, and naturally  prepared for national life, aa were the sons of  Italy in the days of Julius Caesar, or Vespasian t  The real cause is not far to seek, and may be  clearly indicated by a glance at-the new order^-  of things. It is a fact that since the days of  Garibaldi, Italy has taken a turn for the better,  and of late she has come up from, a very low and  dishonored position to a plea* among tbe big and  the best nations ot this eartb. Wny bas Italy  gone this strange round? Vkt0 on earth when  she was pagan, then down in the dust with the  new style of religion, and now n*a������in when she  has broken free from that "Newmyfct" "New"  but old as Cain, as Baal, as Ninlrdd, ss Babylon,  as Satan! ."'"'"'-  During the rule of the "New Religion," education was suppressed, freedom of the individual  wrung from him, the home, the community, the  school, the press and the nation in chains!  But during the long painful servitude of the  dark ages the sons of Italy still remembered the  days when Italia ruled the world, and they could  see no good reason for remaining down under a  cloud and in mental and superstitious darkness.  Hence they longed for light, for mental freedom,  for spiritual manhood, for an uninvaded home, for  a fair educational and national chance to compete  among, and with men of all nations, as formerly  they successfully had done to the amazement of  the whole world.  Well, these sons of Italia set to work, and with  their own brains, spirits and strong hands carved  a way to a higher platform of individual existence  iContinued on Page 8)  ;:.^?������?X!  xgifx  yjn3!i  ���������x-rt  :y&,  mi  V.-;  y$<yy  :,-itiA  '.yyyyzy?y  v.-*, ..oi'jjV'.'w-'-.;^  yy^mM  yy;$^A&m  ���������ySyp^^tt'  y'M^MMA  ������������������>v-;:.'r.;.'3St';sj*V;i.'  Persons desiring information  on  Anglo-Israel Subjects  f might correspond with  'PBtiFESSOR E. ODLUM  170 Grant Street, Vancouver, B. C.  :'s$m  ���������'.������������������*���������*������������������:���������: '-}���������:. '  1TIE WESTERN CALL.  Friday, April 11,1913  STREET NAME PL.ATE8.  Board of Works    Estimates    Provide  Sum for Enamel Signs.  Board of Works estimates . -which  will probably come up before the City  Council next Monday, contain, an item  of |3,000 for street name plates, with  which it is hoped to remedy many of  the corners of the city that are defective in this respect. Name plates of  the ordinary blue and white enamel  type are to be used for the present,  and the estimate of $3,000 will provide  for only a portion of the needs of the  city.  Ultimately Chief Engineer Fellowes  hopes to have an illuminated sign sys  tem to cover the city, but owing to  the condition of the city's funds this  year it will be impossible even to  start upon it. The system used in other  cities is to have lighted signs on the  street-lighting standards, with information as to the house numbers in the  blocks. The present method of nailing  a name plate on a building or stamping it on the concrete sidewalk is  useless at night. The latter type of  sign wears out or becomes covered  with dirt, and strangers to the city  are often at a loss as to where the  sign is.  Try a "CALL" ad.  THE  Grandview Stationery  Sub-Agency for the  Columbia  Graph op hone  Prices from $7.50 to $350.       Latest records in  ,   great variety.  New Stationery  and   Novelties  1130 Commercial Drive  J. W. EDMONDS, Prop.  High-class Groceries  PROVISIONS, FRUIT, STATIONERY  CONFECTIONERY,   TOBACCOS  Cakes, Pastry, Bread  Special attention to phone orders  Winnipeg Grocery and Bakery  O.E.Jones, Prop.  Corner Harris and Campbell Ave.  Phone Highland 102 Branch Post Off ice  or  Jewelry and Optical Goods  A.  WIS MER  Jeweler # QpUelen  Repairing a Specialty 1433 Commercial Prive  \  This scientific paving composition combines  in tbe greatest degree the qualities of  DURABU4TY,   ECONOMY,  NOJSEl^SSNESS,  *    eIaST-������?TY.   SAWTAfcWBSS  Bitulithic Paving on Marine Drive  COLUMBIA BITULITHIC, LTD.  PHONE Seymoir 7129,7130 717 Dominion frost Bldg.  BUFFALO GROCERY  ������  ���������  Commercial Drive and 14th Ave..  "The Home of Quality"  Business comes our way because we keep what  the people need and charge moderately.  Fresh Stock  Our goods are all guaranteed and money refunded if  not satisfactory.  J. P. Sinclair, Prop  . Phone-. Fairmont 1033  International  [jy-laying Contest  Held under ihe'supervision of Provincial Department of Agriculture, at  the Exhibition Grounds, Victoria.  Total eggs laid from December 2,  1912, to April 2, 1913:  Class I.���������Non-Wieght Varieties,  Six Birds to a Pen.  Pen.       Ownqr and Breed Eggs  1   O. .P. Stamer. Cowlchan, An-  The yields are as follows: 142, 142,  140, 138, 135, 135, 135, 133.  The following were broody in this  class:   Pens 4 and 20 (one each).  Pen 8, Black Minorcas, in producing  their first dozen eggs, tied with Pen  37, Rhode Island Reds, in weight per  dozen, viz.:      27% ozs.  Messrs. Hearns & Son reported the  sale of Pen 9, the new' owner being  conas   347;shown in the table above,  8  V. Cleeves, Hagan P. O., Saan-  ichton, W. Leghorns  351  R. W. Russell, P. O. Box 430,  .Nanaimo, W. Leghorns  345  A. Unsworth, Sardis, W. Leghorns  416  E. A. Orr, Chilliwack, \V. Leghorns    '.'.  291  V, H. Wilson, Kosilah, W. Leghorns  317  J. Emery, Sidney, B. C. W.  Leghorns      351  W. Senkbeil, Britcola P. O., B.  Minorcas v    SI  9. P. Preston, care F. P. Hearns,  1557 llth Ave. E. Vancouver, Anconas  233  H. Nicholson, Turgoose P. O.  Saanichton, W. Leghorns.... 281  C. N. Borton, Summerland,  Brown Leghorns   258  A. H. Anderson, Laity Road,  Port Hammond, S. S. Ham-  burgs  318  Mrs. Cross, 2136 Belmont  Ave., Victoria, W. Leghorns 357  A. Easton, Duncans, B. C, W.  Leghorns  390  Norie Bros., Cowichan, W.  Leghorns  453  J. Amsden, Box 1, Deerholme  P. O., W. Leghorns.!.......,.... 414  E. Soole, Cowichan, W. Leghorns   '.  461  Seymour Green, Duncan, B. C,  W. Leghorns  408  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  In Class Two, the leading six pens  are as follows:    32, 33, 37, 25, 22, 29.  The following were the highest producers in the Weight Class: Pens 32  (164), 3"-> (151)2, 37 (145), 28 (141), 23  (137),, and 33 (135.) y   ,  Class Two Broodies���������Pens 217 (2),  22 (1), 23 (1), 24 (2), 26 (2), 27 (1),  28 (2), 29 (1), 34 (2), 35 (2), 37 (1),  38 (1), 40 (2).  Record day's production for month,  177 eggs. Eggs for month, 4,9j>7.  : The following comparison of averages show that this competition's records compare favorably with the  "North American," conducted at Connecticut, and the English contest, at  Cheshire:  "North American," total average  egg yield per hen 25.1  English Contest, total average egg.  yield, per hen. ......29.31*  International,  total  average  egg  yield per hen 51.7...  J. R.. TERRY,  Secretary.  W. H. STROYAN,  Poultryman.  METHODIST CHURCH  CONFERENCE   PLANS  Programme for   the   Twenty*8eventh  ....Session of B. C. Conference to be  Held in Wesley Church Next  Month.  Th6 27th session of the British Columbia  Conference  will  assemble   in  ���������f.'.E. Bathes, Saanichton, W.  Leghorns 297  Wesley Methodist church, Vancouver,  j. Allen, Box 48,'EortLahgley, on Thursday, May 15, at 9.30 a.m.  niiff Tj.f*-hnrn-i nr*'    T-l������   Ministerial   Session   will   con-  Buff Leghorns 330 y<me Qn Wednesday May 14 at 2 p m  Class II.���������Weight Varieties. j    The Stationing Committee will meet  R.  Wilson,   Langley   Prairie,      ���������'.<"������������������ Monday, May 12, at 10 a.m.  Barred Rocks   238  L.  F,   Solly,  WeBtholme,  W.  Wyandottes _...;......;��������� 348  A. C Lovekin, Glengary Farm,  . Metchoshii Barred Rocks.... 256  O; E. Henning, Mead, Nebras**  ka, Black Orpingtons-....,:. .;;288  27  28  29  31  32  33  K  34  35  Joseph Arnold, Sardis, W. Wyandottes ,...:.....................  349  26: J. Wood, 1153 Caledonia Ave.,  ���������Victoria, Buff Orpingtons.... 222  Dean.Bros., eatings, W. Wyandottes ,.......: .332  W. Milelr-Hicks, Sooks Way,  near Victoria, W. Cor. Game 245  J. J. Dougan, Cobble Hill, S.  C. Reds .: ,...! .344  |(P. North, Sidney, Col. Wyandotte r.;297  G. Adams, Box 840, Victoria,  W. Wyandottes  231  C.   W.   Robblns,   Cntlliwack,  Buff Orplngtonsh ....... 418  Fefd.   Matthews,   Kamloops,  Barred Rocks    319  O. B. Ormond, R. D. No. 3,  Victoria, R. C. Reds   258  H. E. Waby, Enderby, Barred"  Rocks ....:;.-  342  Dr. W. H. B. Medd. Mount  Tolmle, Black Orpingtons.... 100  Mrs. E. McC. Mottley, Kamloops, S. C. Reds .7354  W. H. Van Arum, 2390 Cad-  boro Bay Rd., Vlcotria, W.  Orpingtons  201  39- A. E. Smith, Haywood P. O.,  Victoria, S.-C. Reds  388  40   S. D. Evans, Box 201, Penticton, W. Orpingtons  208  Average price'of eggs, 25 centi per  dozen. Pen temperatures, highest, 70������;  lowest, 20"; mean, 44.7?. The weather  bas been very changeful during tbe  month. On the 20th the coldest day  occurred since the contest started, the  thermometer registering 12 degrees of  frost. Heavy wind storms have been  sandwiched in between bright, sunshiny periods, and rain as well as  snow, the latter just a flurry, has contributed its quota to the . month's  weather make-up.  Some.good records have to be again  recorded to the past month. Pen 32,  with 164 eggs laid, have again distinguished themselves. This month they  have again beaten all records for  American contests. Their daily yield  for the 31 days just past is as follows:  6344536546656655666566  64 5 56666 6���������164. A valuable setting of eggs has been donated to owner  from Ontario.  With only one or two exceptions, all  the pens have performed splendidly,  especially Pens 32, 39, 37, 4 18, 28, 17,  7 and 23.  In Class one the following pens hold  from first to sixth position: 17, 15' 4,  16, 18 and 14. It will be seen that Pen  17 again takes the lead, and Pen 4  goes up another rung.  During the month, PenB 4, 18, 17, 7,  14, 16, 3 and 19 have the honor of producing the largest totals in Clas One.  The Statistical Committee will meet  on Tuesday, May 13, at 10 a.m.  AU Conference committees will  meet oh: Wednesday^.May 14, at 9  and 10 a.m.  ....���������;.  Sunday services, May W���������9.30 a.m.,  Conference Love Feast, led by Rev.  W.7-W. Colpitts; 11 a.m��������� Ordination  sermon. Rev.. S������ D.- Chown; D.D.',. general, superintendent, followed by Ordination service, conducted by the  President of Conference; 3 p.m., open  session of the Sunday school, addressed by Rev.. J. P. Westman; 7.30 p.m.*  sermon by Rev. Jara^B Allen, M-A.  Mount Pleasant Church���������11 a.m.,  Rev. Dr. Bland; 3 p.m., address by  Rev. Thos. Key worth; 7.30 p.m., Rev.  S. T. Bftrtlett.  Sixth Avenue Church-���������11a.m., Rev.  James Allen; 3 p.m.. address by Rev.  Geo. B. Ridland; 7.30 p.m., Rev. A. E.  Smith.  Kitsilano Church���������11 a.m.. Rev. S.  T. Bartlett; 7.30 p.m., Rev. George H.  Raley.  South Kitsilano���������7.30 p.m., Rev. C.  W. Whittaker.  Tolmie Street���������11 a.m., Rev. G. B.  Kinney; 7.30 p.m., Rev. J. B. Brown.  Kerrisdale���������11 a.m.. Rev. J. H.  Wright; 7.30 p.m., Rev. P. W. Hardy,  B.D.  Richmond���������11 - a.m.,- Rev. W. J.  Beamish: 7.30 p.m., Rev. James Hicks.  Central Church���������11 a.m.. Rev. C. T.  Scott, B.D.; 7.30 p.m., Rev. Dr. Chown.  Grandview���������11 a.m., Rev. Charles R.  'Sing. B.D.; 7.30 p.m., Rev. Dr. Bland.  Dundas Street-^U a.m.-, Rev. J. W.  Miller. B. D,: 7,30 p.m.,.Rev. W. E.  Dunham. _  .  Trinity���������11 a.r������.. Rev. Thos. Green,  B.D.;   7.30 p.m.. .B������������rr. A. B. Roberts;  7.30 p.m., Rev. R. J. Mclntyre.  .   Grace Church���������11. a.m., Rev. J. A.  Wood; 7.30 p.m., Rev. B. C. Freeman.  Ferris Road-^11 a.m., Rev. R. Wilkinson; 7.30 .p.m., .Rev. John P.Dim-  mlek. ���������     \       ..,-������������������  Wilson Heights-*>11 a.m.. Rev.. Wm.  Ouigley. 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Ap4  ������������������HMIM4IIIIIIIMI H Mill 11 IIIHin J* ******* WffWyyW^^^^m  -���������:'    ������������������ '.��������� j..--.*'..-v-.-'/v':. ������������������/���������',:'.'?���������/->"���������;.' "'������y',</-'*&<r'A;ffyfi?j?l\fy  yxy.���������. A,yyyy :..yir ygyyAfy^y^^^^  Friday; April 11, Itflfr  TRE WESTERN CALL  yAri$0;x%&  f first, Francesco, the Pope's spQi also  illigitlmate, as was Teodorince, mother  of the bride aforesaid; next sat the  bride, then the bridegroom, and after  bim the Lady Teodorina,, mother of  the bride aforesaid, and others in order. And.at this table were present,  among others, beside tbe aforesaid,  Leonard! Clbo, commissary to the  pope, with his wife and son; the wife  of Franceschetto, the pope's son; the  Lord Domenioo Aurea and his wife,  slater of the Archbishop of Beneven-  to; the sister of the Lord Guglielmo,  private chamberlain to our Most Holy  Lord, nephew bf Giorlamo Calagrand,  apostolic sub-deacon and private  chamberlain to our Lord, and several  others."  Professor Villari In a work dedicated to the late Mr. Gladstone, has much  to say tn regard to the Borgias. Of  Lucretia's father the followins will  give one an idea aa to what one would  expect the daughters to be. This eminent Italian historian says: "The  name of the new Pope Alexander VI.,  has too evil a notoriety for it to be  necessary to speak of him at length.  Rorferigo Borgia was of Spanish birth,  and had Btudied law in. Italy. Owing  to his great facility of address, astonishing aptitude for business, particularly in the management of finance,  and above all, by the favor of his  uncle, Galixtus III., be had risen step  by step to the rank of cardinal and  Editor of The Western Call:  "Lucretia Borgia'* was the chief  drawing card in the moving picture  business last week. Most pictures of  the Italian kind are used for the glorification of the' church, but for this  time the Borgias and religion were  kept strictly separate. From the pictures of the notorious Lucretia one  would have never known that she was  the. Illegitimate daughter of his holiness Pope Alexander VI., of blessed  Memory, as papal biographers would  ���������ay. Let us not be too severe in passing Judgment on Lucretia and her  Holy Father, for in those days when  they were prominent figures in Italian  life, immorality as we of today would  look upon lt, was non-existant. At  all public and private functions at  Rome the pope's illegitimate children  usually occupied the place of honor.  "Burchard'a Diary" gives many instances which will prove the truthfulness of the assertion. We are indebted to the Bishop of Strasburg for  the following: "On Sunday, 16th  November, before luncheon, in the  Apostolic Palace at St. Peter's, in the  hall beyond the park, immediately  after the hall of the Pontiffs, a mar-j the possession of large revenues. One  rlace was contracted, by the form of ipf his. strongest passions was an in-  words now prescribed, between the satiable greed for-gold, and he ac-  daughter of the Lady Teodorina, cordingly formed intimate relations  -laughter of our Most Holy Lord, Pope with Moors, Turks arid Jews, regard-  Innocent VIII., the wife of the Lord. less ot ail the prejudices and customs  Gerardo Usumare, merchant of Gen-'of his age. In this way he was enabled  oa, and depository of our Most Holy!to accumulate the immense fortune  Lord the Pope, and the Lord Alfonso'that served to raise him to the papacy  del Carretto, Marquis of Finale, and  the bridal ring was put on in the presence of our Most Holy Lord the Pope,  their Most Rev. Lordships the Cardinals of St Pietro in Vlncoll and St.  George, the Archbishops of Contanceo  and Benevento. the Bishops of Aleria,  Volterra, Tournal, Auray, Cortona,  Melfltano and others. After the ceremony our Most Holy Lord left the  , hall aforesaid and came to the ball of  the Pontiffs with all the persobages  aforesaid, where three table's were  prepared for luncheon, of which tbey  jaartook. At the first table aat our  Most Holy Lord, with the two sajd  cardinals;  at the second the clergy  . aforesaid and others, also the. Lord.  Mattia Clbo, the apostolic sub-deason,  the Lord Ilario Gentile, and certain  others; at the third table, either opposite or at right angles to this, sat,  the vices' of this time just as Cardinal  Gibbons is denouncing the matrfmoa-  ial vices of today.   Savonorola   was  strangled  and buime-1 for hia pains,  just as would have beea dona to our  modern Savonorola of Baltimore had  he lived iu the Eosplou* age ve allude to,"  Of the family quarrels in the  Vatican Professor Vtheri haa this to  say: "Juat at this time one ef those  atrocious tragedies occurred with  which the Borgia family were accustomed to stir the horrors of the world,  even in an age that was among the  most scandalous ever recorded lb history. The Duke of Gandia. the pope's  eldest Bon, was killed by a dagger-  thrust on the night of the 14th of  June and hi* corpse was thrown in  the Tiber. His brother. Cesare Borgia,  Cardinal of Valencia, was the murderer, having; been impelled, it waa  said, to the crime by unnatural Jealousy on his sister Lucretia's account,  and also by an unbounded ambition  that could tolerate no equals In power." It ls significant that at this time  when Lucretia.was at the aenith of  her inglorious career a chubby flaxen-  haired little'German boy was playing  around the streets of a town in Saxony  a boy whose name waa Martin Luther. When Martin threw off the yoke  of Rome, scenes such as are here  described -became lees frequent. This  is one reason why the papacy should  never speak - lightly of the Reformation.  CHURCHMAN.  The Red Coat is  Robert Jackson, Peruvian Representative Here, Died Under Peculiar  Circumstances.  Addicted to license and sensuality, he  was always the slave of some woman.  At the time of his election he was the  lover of the notorious Vannozza, by  whom he had several children. This  woman's, mother was said. to have  been his. former mistress, just as he  was afterwards accused ot a. shameful  connection with his own arid Vannoz-  *sa> daughter, Lucretia, known to all  the world ae the cause of the many  scandals, and sanguinary jealousies by  which the name of Borgia became a  disgrace to humanity." Such was the  character of Lucretia's father; such  was4he character of TPope Alexander  VI's daughter Lucretia. But the aged  pope had a large family; some historians say six sons and one daughter,  and others say seven sons and Lucretia; two of whom at least gained  great notoriety. Savonorola denounced  Robert Jackson, Peruvian consul  here, was asphyxiated on the 6th inst.  at the home of his friend, Mr. F. M.  Hack, who has apartments at 1748  Davie street. Mr. Hack had left Mr.  Jackson in his room late in the afternoon, and when he came back about 8  o'clock he found the room full of gas  and the lifeless body, of his friend lying on hia bed.  The windows had been closed and  the gas cock supplying the gas heater  had been left open and was still pouring gas into the room when Mr. Hack  arrived; ������������������.-  Mr. Jackson was probably, better informed on 8outh American politics  and history than any man in the city,  at he had spent many years in different South American republics, and In  more- thro one of them had ��������� received  honors .for services to, - the. state. It  is Baid tbat he was intending to leave  here on April 24 to take a high government position in Peru, the country  which be had represented here for  sjome time.  RESPLFNDANT UNIFORM TO GIV������  PLACE TO MORE SERVICEABLE KHAKI.  The red coat of .the British infantryman, which, for hundreds of years  has been one of tiie most striking features of the armies of the world, to to  disappear, and soon the world will  know no more "the thin red lines of  heroes." According to well authenticated reports of the plans of the  British war department, it is understood that the secretary of war will  disclose in his forthcoming army estimate as onevof the principal measures  of economy a proposal to abolish the  famous scarlet full-dress uniform ot all  the infantry lines, the royal marines  and the light infantry.  Khaki Preferred;  The khaki service'dress is to be the  uniform of the future. That prospect,  particularly for the recruiting sergeant and the nursemaid in the park,  la not at all pleasant, but as an economic departure the scheme has much  to recommend lt. If the proposal finally comes before Parliament it is sure  to meet with strenuous opposition  from those who regard the bright, attractive tunics as an important stimulus to recruiting, also from those who  merely consider the army as something more ornamental than necessary,������  and a wordy parliamentary war between sentimentality and utilitarian-  Ism is promised.  Like the Kilt*.  The sentimental feeling of the English people for the historic uniforms of  their soldiers, has been only .recently  displayed in tbe opposition against discarding the kilts of the Highland  troops. When this proposition was  put forward there was a general protest, not only from the whole country  and it has resulted, so far at any. rate,  in the kilt being retained, and it is  hardly possible that the red coat will  be discarded without a struggle.  '  Dashing Guardsmen.'  For the moment it is- not suggested  that. the .dashing guardsman ahall have  the beauty of their apparel Interferred  with.   Neither Ib there any proposal  made to strip the cavalry., royal artillery or. royal engineers of their resplendent trappings,    although    thiB  probably will follow as a matter of  course.    When the change is made  each infantryman    will    receive two  khaki tunics, one to be kept for parade purposes- only.  .Suggestions   already   are forthcom  ing from the opponents of such a drastic change to khaki. They argue that  it has nothing to recommend it from  an aesthetic point of view. Grey is  considerably more favored as the  most suitable shade, and those who  advocate this are probably not unmindful of the smart appearance the  French infantry present in their new  service dress.  FRENCH EXPERTS MADE AN EX*  AMINATION OP ZEPPELIN IV.  AT LUNEVILLC.  Paris, April 7.-���������Minute descriptions  of the air cruiser Zeppelin IV, which  landed at Luneville and was captured  by the French, are already appearing  In the French newspapers. These descriptions, which were written by ex*  ports, describe the Interior of the airship in detail and show that the fears  of the German army officers and newspapers that the French discovered  some valuable secrets are Well founded.  Many official photos of the Zeppelin  ship were made while she was In the  bands of the French officers. The ex*  perts differ as to whether she Is really  such a terrible engine of war and it is  evident that there will be a long technical controversy oh thia subject.  SIR WILLIAM MACKENZIE SAID TO  HAVE MADE BARGAIN WITH  LAZRD BROTHERS.  Montreal, April 7.���������There is a rumor  here tb the effect that Sir William  Mackenzie is about to bring about a  very Important deal In connection  with the financial reorganization of the  Canadian Northern Railway Company,  and when It is consumated, the great  house of Zazard Brothers ft Co. will oe  a partner with Sir William Mackenzie,  and Sir Donald Mann, in their transcontinental enterprise.  * VISIT OF PRINCE.  London, April 7.���������The story was revived here today that the Prince of  Wales will visit Canada next year.  While such a visit i& not Improbable,  it is certain that ^o; definite arrangements have yet been made.  On Friday, April 11, a large party of  G. T. P. officials, including J. E. Dairy mple, vice-president of traffic; W.  J. P. McGregor, chief clerk to Mr.  Dalrymple; G. T. Bell, assistant manager of passenger traffic, of Montreal;  Mr. Kirk, secretary to Mr. Bell; W.  P. Hinton, general pasaenger agent at  \Vinnipeg; and C. E.! Dewey- general  freight agent at,- Winnipeg, will arrive  in VancouveiS" wfciens'{' tbey will stay  till Monday, April 14, when they leave  for Victoria and Prince Rupert.  One of *the moat remirkable mem  connected with the publishing boat*  ness in tbla country to about to retire  in the person ot Henry Frowde, who  for thirty-nine yeara haa been London  manager of the Oxford University  Press, the oldest printing eoncern  with an unbroken history in ���������"Vnk*"1  The activities of tills venerable ocean*  iaation are world-wide, and It lil wall  known in the trade that ita retiring  manager practically made the Oxford  University Press as lt exists today.  When Frowde Joined the pnsss te  1874 Ita output of BIblea was leat than  a million a year; since that time it haa  published and distributed over 49.490,.  000 of them, besides thouaanda of  other works. The aklna of 1CS.MS  animals are used every year fat the  covers Bibles alone,'and 400,'toO sheeta .  of gold are needed for gilt-lettering.  India Paper.  It was Henry Frowde who pub*  ltshed the lint Bible printed on the  famous Oxford India paper, the secret  of whose manufacture Is known to  only two or three living persona. It  waa he also who brought ont the "finger" prayer book, which ao hit the  taate of the public that within ivn  weeks of publication, 100,090 copies  were sold; to be followed by the ettn  handier "thumb" prayer book, the issue of which baa exceeded a quarter  of a million.  About these things Frowde talked '  freely when seen the other day nt bin  office in Paternoster Row, near  "Amen Corner," but on personal mat*  ten he waa resolutely silent He let  slip, however, that he knew Gladstone  very well, and visited him several '  ttmea at Hawarden.  "He used to talk to me a great  deal," said Frowde, very seriously,  "about hla dread of England's falling  away into materialism. It waa entirely with a view to fighting that tend*  ency that he undertook the laborlona  work of editing Bishop Butlers  works, his edition of which we published."  The veteran publisher waa asked if  the Unlvenity Press ever hsd sny specially curloua tasks to perform. o  "One thing that we did," he implied,  was, I think, unique.   Thia was Urn  publication, in 1881, of what is now  known as the "Golden Gospel," an stV  tion of St. John printed entirely In  gold letters on olive green paper, tor  Major-General Glbbes Rtgaud, wbo required it for s woman witb failing eya-*  sight.   Only three copies were print*  ed."  \*}***********4>**4***4*44������l>> ********************4*4<V<*#********************Q*$M ������;~;-SS*������t'H'i-l-������'l'f ������'l'tW  i  Y  T  7.  m*mmmmm  13500  Horse  J Power  Turbine  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Time Demands  RELIABLE,   SAFE,   ECONOMICAL   POWER  Stave Lake Power Is Dependable and Economical  By harnessing the Great Stave River we have made it possible to generate 100,000 horse power of electrical energy at our Stave Falls Plant,  the Biggest Electrical Peat in Western Canada.  A 100,000 HORE POWER  Or half Jas'much again as the combined connected load in steam and electricity in Vancouver today, a fact of great significance to local industeries  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  Offices: 603-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Seymour 4770  R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager  JOHN   MONTGOMERY. Contract Ajrent  P.O. 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Broadway  ' H������tn|������������������������ ������������������ 'l"i������������������������!������������������������!���������'������������������������ ���������!��������� '!��������� ������������������������!��������� ���������!��������� ���������!��������� ������������������������ ���������!��������� ���������������  Th* Paw* that Traata Von Rlcfct  Tbla la ee todcpctulaat Market  .H-M-M' 4 * * *** ** ** ****** ****  PETERS ������& CO.  Pioneer Shoemakers  We do the Best Work for the Lowest Possible Prices.  Get Your Shoes Repaired Here  2530 Main Street  With improved quarters we improve and increase our work accordingly.  tlHIIH'I'llHIIHIHMIIII   *������������������* ���������*���������'*'*������������������ ��������������� i.4������������.iii.������ii ��������������������������������� 1 1.* t. m.i|.-h.|  llUltlllll 1 |m|ii1n|-i|..|������|.HH������I"I"|.   I ������ H������l |.������.a-.|..i..| || 1 11 t..|. 1.1 |.|.|iiH i  For good vaiues in  REAL ESl^fis ANb INVESTMENTS  Cation  TRIMBLE  & NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  9J9W ts the time (not in Spring when the rush is on) to plan  yowr new fcorae surroundings.  Raving had ten years practical experience laying ont grounds  in Vancouver, J may be able to give you some advice. "���������'.���������/.  I grow, and specialise in up-to-date PahMas; also furnish ftoses  am) everything in nursery stock at reasonable prices. Fer charges and  further information, address  wiui**m amiTH  th. ******* eeet emtr*ee**>,tmn  TCETH  Take Care of Yowr T*eM^  GOODTEETH-^ -f-J-rsgrS  arance;  Aid in use of language; and  Contribute to comfort.  Pit R. WOOD, 3I2-313 Ue BWg.  IS PREPARED TO MAKE PERFECT TEETH-  Nat tbt CMspatn pi*-*  leTawe  But tha Oaat Valua lor  flonar  jV)^ * W. H. Armstrong, Prop. * f*f>j  ���������������Y  2440 MAIN STREET  We have just received another consignment of  WILLIAMS' FAMOUS ENGLISH TOFFEE  Always an up-to-date stock of the best Candles, Chocolates a Fruits.  Cakes and Pastries fresh daily.   All the latest Magazines to be had here.  PH091 Fairmont 1728  -'*>'&  ..^-.���������A^m.. .  Vancouver Horse Show  Some Marvellous jtems of Growth���������  New Records Created In Every Direction $8000 in Cash Prizes 1000  Blooded Animals Will Be There 180  Classes, 60 Championships���������Second  Largest Show in the World.  With each day of this modern age  old records go bv the board and new  standards are set up that to the .initiated are indeed remarkable. For  years we have heard of the onward  sweep of the automobile; we have also,  thought many of us that with the  popularity of the horseless vehicle the  horse must . sink into disuse and  oblivion.  But one great fact Is borne home  to us that the better class of horse Is  in greater demand than ever, costs  moire and is receiving more attention  from breeders. This is proven by the  Intense Interest taken in Vancouver  British Columbia, and* the entire North  West in the sixth annual Vancouver  Horse,Show, which Is scheduled for  April 21st to 26th at Vancouver.  It will ln many respects be a world  beater, location and environment considered. While the Olympia show of  London Is and has always been the  largest in the World, outranking Madison Square Garden Show of New York. ]  It will have 180 classes, of which  71 are for breeding purposes only; It  will have over 1000 blooded exhibits;  award over 700 ribbons, distribute  $8,000 in cash and donate some twenty  magnificent trophies, including the  famous one from the Duke of Connaught for draught horses.  it is tbe one great Social event of  the year! Last year tor seventy-two  hours there was a patient waiting line  ���������a queue nearly 100 yards long���������waiting for tb������ box office to open to sell  boxes at -176.00 each; the boxes accommodating six with art extra charge  of fS.oo for each extra seat.  Such then is the prestige of the  Vancouver Horse Show. For one week  His Majesty tbe Dorse reigns in Vancouver. His colors of purple and gold  flutter from one end of Hastings to  the far end bf Oranvllle; from one end  of Main clear away to the palatial  homes of Shaughnessy Heights.  Six thousand eager devotees of pur  equine friend crowd the only building  on the Pacific Coast entirely devoted  all the year round to the horse; and  the only exclusive horse show building onthe^Cpsst.  The Provincial grant for 1913 was  f 4,000, but so great is the expense connected, with the Horse Show that laat  year the breeding classes alone cost  tbe Association 97,600, and it ts hoped  in the laudable work of the Association the Province will In 1914 increase  the grant.  J. M. Gardbbuse, of Weston, Ont..  will Judge the heavy draught horses  and the 71 classes devoted to breeding; while Captain McCann, of Hood  River, will Judge the light harness  class. s.He has just opened a S 150,000  horse breeding farm in Oregon.  His Excellency the Duke of Connaught will donate again this year the  Connaught Trophy, and it will be  awarded In the heavy draught horse  class. It was won last year by  "Harry," a horse weighing over 2500  lbs.  William J. Clements will be ringmaster. He. is known from coast to  coast. The opening night will be  graced by,the presence of Lieutenant-  Governor Paterson, Sir Richard McBride, Premier of -British Columbia,  and from advance notices a large representation from.Seattle, Portland, Tacoma, Spokane, Victoria, New Westminster, Edmonton Calvary and farther East.  All entries positively close April 5,  Local and  Otherwise  Lecture by Capt. Amundsen.  Capt. Roald Amundsen will lecture  on "How I Discovered the South Pole,"  in the Arena on Thursday, April 10,  at 8 p. m. The lecture will be illustrated by modern motion pictures. The  experiences of Capt. Amundsen will  make a most interesting lecture, and  in addition to his own experiences, he  will make reference to the expedition  under the late Capt. Scott  Port Moody's Requirements.  Port Moody, April 8.���������At the inaugural meeting of the council held  yesterday a number of recommendations were outlined which Included  street work, to be done under local  Improvement general bylaw, a bylaw  exempting ordinary improvements  from taxation, the determination of  the source of future water supply and  adequate protection from fire. He also  suggested that the questions ot street  lights and city hall and offices should,  be given prompt attention. Mr: W. J.  Ferguson, B.A., was appointed city  clerk.  STRONG WORD8 FOR PREACHER  During the past few months the  Live Stock Branch of the Dominion  Department of Agriculture has been  in receipt of numerous inquiries as  Xp where lt might be possible to purchase either Angora or Milch goats.  It would appear that in many parts  of the Dominion the demand for these  useful and profitable animals Is rapidly developing and that those who  at present have any surplus stock can  find a ready sale for them If a channel  of communication between aupply and  demand ia established. Accordingly,  as a means of starting a convenient  Directory, of Canadian Breeders ot  Angora Goats and Milch Goats, the  Live Stock Commissioner will be  pleased to receive from such breeders  InformaUoa regardiof their respective flocks covering the following  points:  A few months ago The Western  Watchman, the organ of the Roman  Catholic Church, published a sermon  preached ln St. Louis by Archbishop  Phelan. The following passages in the  Bermon have attracted a good deal of  most unfavorable comment. He said:  "Tell us that we think more ot the  Church than we do of the United  States; of course we do. Tell us we  are Catholics first and Americans or  Englishmen afterwards; of course we  are. Tell us, In the conflict between  the Church and the civil government  we take the side ot the Church; of  course we do. Why, if tbe government of the United States were at war  with the Church we would say tomor.  row, to hell with the government of  the United States; and If the Church  and all the governments of the world  were at war we would say, to hell  They say we are Catholics first and  with all the governments of the world.  Americans decidedly afterwards. There  is no doubt about It. We are Catholics first and we love the Church more  than we love any and all the govern*  ments of tbe world. Let the govern.  1 ments of the world steer clear of the]  'Catholic Church.'* And yet they won*!  der why Protestants hesitate about |  placing Roman Catholics tn positions  of great public responsibility.  The Song we sing  Is the thing* we boast:  44 The Western Call  Weekly's  The best on the Coast/'  1.  Kind and number of goats kept.  . 2.  UbauU number for saje each year.  8-.  Approximately the prices^ asked-  i. If possible a brief statement regarding expenses found necessary and  the returns which may. be expected  by one engaging in raising this class |*  o| stock. *  Communications supplying the  ���������hove Information should be addressed  to the Live Stock commissioner, Ottawa, Ont. Such letters do not require postage.  Grandview Site for Drill Hall.  The government has arranged for  the purchase of a site for a drill hall  on Commercial Drive, Grandview. The  cost will be approximately $200,000.  The site was purchased from Alder*,  man MeSpadden. '  ji  Located in the  Heart of the  Mt. Pleasant  BUSINESS DISTRICT  You will find one of  the beat selections of  WALLPAPER  in the city ��������� everything new and the  prices right. For  - painting and paper-  hanging   we   excel.  STANLEY ft CO.  Pltona fair. 999  2317 Main  MlllflHIH IIIII11 IM Met   1IHI1 H+������H I iV*i >l IHHM  :: PHONE  I    FAIRMONT  :: 5io  THE DOM  ICE CREAM PARLOR  I 9*349 Mel* 9t. 9tletere trim If I* *r������  PHONE  FAIRMONT'  510  i  ! j Milk, Cresjn and Butte? ^^  ���������'������������������-....:.'������������������ ������������������������������������,..��������� ��������� ���������-  . -. "^  Prea4 an^ Gem  The place for goocj Candies and  ���������������* H * ft * ********** 4**4** '���������'   *>* 4 '*<*"1"M"I "t 1MIM.II I > I Mt*  Mount Pleasant Livery  A. F. McTAVISH, Frop.  Phone Fairmont 845 Corner Broadway and Main  |  Carriages at all hours day or night I  The Physical Training Exhibition  given by members of the V. M* C. A.  and T. W. C. A, last Tuesday evening  was a great success from all points  of view. The Imperial Rink, where it  was held was packed to the doors,  there being over 1,500 present. The  exhibition opened with squads at work  on the various pieces of apparatus, and  some clever stunts were pulled off.  Thia was followed by a maze run by  tbe T. M. C. A. A class ot girls followed with a demonstration of marching which was well done. Freehand  exercises followed by a tumbling ex*  bibitton came next, the latter being  one of the best amateur performances  aeen here for some time. Torch  swinging which came next was very  spectacular. A classic dance and a  lawn tennis drill by the girls were'  very gracefully executed. An Indian  club drill, also by the girls, waa  heartily encored. The last event on  the programme was a number of folk  dances, In costume, which were very  pleasing, and the programme was  wound up by every one singing God  Save the King. Much credit, is due  Mr. Maxwell of the Y. M. C. A. and  Miss M. L. Magoun of the Y. W������C. A.  for the success of the exhibition.  Grace; skill and thoroughness characterized the work of all taking part, I  especially the ladies.      7 ' ���������  PHONE ?*\m*mt 1177  PHONE FtirgHHMH4R  ���������'mW- TRANSFER  Express and Paggage  Furniture and Piano Moving  x   Always in Mount Pleasant  PHONE Filrmos. U77 Stand: 2421 SCOTIA ST.  IN   MEMCRIAM  Hacks, Victorias, Broughams, Surreys and Single  Buggies, Express and Dray Wagons for hire  furniture and Piano Moving  ******* HUM I ���������HI"! IIHHIt ****< 1 III 1 **>**��������� IHKIn ��������������������������������� K  Just one year ago today  Down on my bended knees,  At bedside of my dying wife,  I bespoke the Lord to please  Receive into His gracious care  The Spirit of Ker that's gone,  and box.sales wli not take place until! And guide our lives that we may meet  .    .,���������*.-,-      . j-    ... . *   ^        With Him on resurrection morn  April 1st. Every indication points to a  greater demand than last   year    for  boxes and seats, it will be remembered  that in 1912 a long queue stood in line  for 72 hours patiently waiting for the  box office at the show to open.  With this the great society event of  the year Vancouver opened wide her  arms to welcome and entertain her  visiting thousands and they always  \ have a royal welcome. I April 8, 1913.  My Christian wife bas gone to rest;  We know that she is free  From earthly care and toil and strife  Beyond Mount View Cemetery.  Oh!  may my life be guided by  And moulded to His will.  That   my  faint heart  no, more  may  stray  But keep His precepts still".  By her lonely husband,  JNO. W. MACKEEN.  Flour, Besteveret $1.60 sack  Jams, 4 lb. tin Currant, Raspberry, Strawberry, Damson, Green Gage, re*?. 75c  per tin..... .'...;.: 65c  3 tins Pineapple        25c  2 lbs. Peaches 25c  5 lbs. Prunes    ...25c  4 packages Raisins     25c  Comb Honey 25c each  Noels assorted Paste, glass. 15c each  ..Olives Manz. .;...  15c bottle  Olives, stuffed ' ..20c bottle  Chilliwack Potatoes.. 75c sack  Laundry Starch 3 lbs. 25c  Corn Starch 3 pkgs. 25c  Corn, Peas, Beans and Pumpkin....2 tins 25c  2 bottles Ammonia 25c  Vinegar ....15c bottle  Purity Flour _ 30c sack  Empress Baking Powder 15c and 25c tin  Apples (choice) $1.25 box  Swindell Bros.  1417 Commercial Drive      Phone Highland 139 Friday. April 11, 1913  THS WESTEFV rALTV  t^e Heart gf Vancouver  sssssssssssssssssBBssaBBtsasaam  ��������� ni-iiMHMiiiiiiiim*iiii-i,  ������������������ If You Help Your District ;  -; You also Help Yourself <  'iHHIIIIIIIIIHMIIMIMI  A  ,.,j.,-v.....WWf  **    tsf,"1*!  1 ������ 4     '      t4^    *    ^*^1  , \f-i -4*YJ|  - ���������-. 3<*v>J  .'' ���������.-Mf  v   "*:t*l  CAW.  ,   Issued every Friday at 2408 Weatmla  rater Road, one-half block north of Broad-  J way.    Phone Fairmont 1140.  w-   Editor, H. H. Stevens; Ifanarer, Oeo  a. Odium.  a-abstHrlpttoai 11.00 per year, SO eeatt  Iter >la months; 26 cents per tore*  1 moatha.   Chances of ads. must he la by Tuee  'day evenlnf each week to insure laser  I tion In followins issue.  Notices of   births, deaths  .  rlaaas Inserted free of charge.  Swan Bros,  HI.H.OLASS OtCAHOt.  Jc  Garments  ���������f all descriptions  CLEANED 3 PRESSED  ���������sa. (Nncs.tth ft lals, PkSM Fair. 514  W������ks,ltl mi ivi,L.rliii Fair. 174  CHURCHES  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quebec St _ _  Preachlns Services���������11 a.in.    and    7:S*  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.  Pastor, Rev. A. F. Baker. e-ltth Ave., Eaat  CENTRAL. BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St. _ .  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:8<  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.  Rev . P. dirt on Parker, M.A., Pastor,  llth Ave. W.  COMM.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.    m  Bei-vlcee*���������Preaching at 11 .a-m. and at  7:iJ p.m.   Sunday ��������� School   and Blbl*  Class at 2:80 p.m.  ReV. W. LaVme/Hall. B-ABjD.. Pastoi  Paraonafe, 188 llth Ave. W. Tela. Fair  moat 144S.  Alert Adult Bible Class ef Mountain View Methodist Church meets at  ISO every Sunday. Visitors will be  .made welcome. 8. Johnston, president ___^_  Mt, Pleasant Hall  Main St/and Sixth Ave.  (Undenominational.)  .   Sundays���������Bible Address  3:15  Gospel Service  7:30  All are cordially invited.  THOS. KINCLbTSIDES, Secy.  4236 John 8t.. So. Vancouver.  ;   AJNIXJZOAIf.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor. Broadway and Prince Edward St  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a-m. _  Sunday School and Bible class at 8:8*  p,m.,  Evening Prayer at 7:80 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday'at 8 a.m  '   end lat and Srd Sundays at 11 a.m  Rev. O. H. Wilson, Rector  Rectory. Cor.  8th Aye. andt Prince Edward St Tel . Fairmont 408-L.  y*Wm&M*)0*'-  On the Fraser River  etc/  Many Jcm4s  an4  varieties of plants.  CEDAR COTTAGE PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  Rev. J. O. MadiU, Pastor,  8erviCes-ll turn., 7:86 p.m.  11.00 a. m.���������"The Death ot Jesus Unnatural."  7.80p. m.���������-"The Choice of a Companion." ��������� _  Hear EvangeBst A.JG. Gaw and wife  at the FuU Gospel Mission. 40 Cordova  Street, Esst.    Every night at 7:46,  except Monday.   Bring a friend.  B. 8. MOORE.  Superintendent  jfati Wanted  One man wanted in each town snd  village to start f> Cut-Bate Grocery  business for large Mail Order House.  No experience or capital required.  Position win pay f 30 weekly. Contract  given.  OutOtfree.  The Consumers Association,  Windsor, Ont  KEEPER'S NURSERY  Cor l������th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE: Fairmont 817  ************** l"l'l"l***** 1M  TORONTO^!  i FURNITURE STORE::  3334 Main St.  ; Our stock of Furniture j:  ; is Large, Modern and ;���������  ? adapted to the tastes of '. ���������  ; Buyers. ::  < ���������  | Dressers, Buffets, Tables ;;  % Chairs, Couches.   Mat- ���������:  ,������. ��������� ���������  % tresses, Bedsteads, ^tc. ::  ��������� *  A complete line of ��������� ���������  Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. . ���������  T Drop in and inspect our goods. ������������������  % This is where you get a square ��������� ���������  deal.  :.  w ^9999w mww  MT. PLEASANT LODOE NO. II  'Meets  every .Tuesday  at   I pah  LO.O.F. hall,    Westminster    Ave... Sit  Pleasant   Sooumtns brethren oordially  Invited to attend.  J. a Parto. N. G.. 1881 Rower Street  9. Heddo-i. V. G.. SS1������ Main Stieet .  Thoa. Seweft. flee. Sac. 481 Seventh Ave. V  Pr. do'Vwff FetwMf PWt  ***************** <V4 ������'������ 1 '*'������"* 1������"������' * **+4 *****+****'***'*���������*.*.******  , i���������m,.k. ;���������. .w*: **** H 111111111* - ������'l 11-* I t******************x  ip cheap tfcttetleiw.  n*^*?^^-^>W*J2f fit. aWte&lS.S?-'  Sold at  Campbell's   Pmg   Store  Cor. Hastings and Granville Sts.  Vancouver, B.C.  Trimble & NOrris have good buys.  Corner Broadway and Westminster  Road. , .  Landscape gardening by Wm. Smith.  Phone, Fair. 464L, 550 Seventh Avenue E.  *  . ������������������ . :-e   ���������.-������������������ ���������   ���������  Bulbs, in sixty varieties, at Keeler's  nurseries, corner Fifteenth and Main  street  ������������������..'���������.'..*'   e "������������������'"���������"..  .  Peters ft Co* do the best shoe repairing; thia abop is up-to-date. 2530  Main street  ���������' ���������".''���������'  Swan Bros, are reliable cleaners.  We know from personal experience  their work Is good.  For hnives that will cut and hold  their edge go to TisdSW's, Limited,  0X8-620 Hastings 8t.W.  ..  o.-.e.x-*y- ���������  A full; line of the best magazines,  (ruit and candles, at the Mt Pleasant  Confectionery^ 2440 Main Street  e   e   ���������  Bachelor Cigars are union made.  You might as well try one and have a  good smoke, wben you do smoke.  '���������������������������������������������.  Lee ft Wood ,523 Broadway W., sell  wall paper that is up-to-date. Try  some.  Let them Ox up your rooms.  ��������� ....������������������'V*  At 1150 Commercial Drive the M9c  Store sells everything from 5 to 990c.  Its goods are good and worth inspection.  ��������� e   e  The Don sells high-class chocolates,  fruits and stationery, at 2648 Main  street, second store from Eleventh  avenue.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Bitulithic paving makes ideal roads.  Get some of their literature, at 717  Dominion Trust Bldg., or phone Sey*  mour 7129.  ��������� ���������   ���������  For express, baggage and storage go  you will find that for quick communication the prices are reasonable.  For the best-grades of stationery,  books, magazines,.toys and confectionery go to the Grandview Stationery,  1130 Commercial Drive, sub-agency for  the Columbia Graphophone.  At the corner of Commercial Drive  and Fourteenth Avenue ie the Buffalo  Grocery; 'The Home ot Quality." The  groceries, fruita and provisions kept by  this firm sre all guaranteed.  7-   ��������� ' ��������� 7 *.  Good teeth enhance appearance,  conduce to health, aid in use ot language/and contribute to comfort is  the, undleputable argument of Dr.  Wood, dentist, 312*313 Lee Bldg.  > .���������r-*tT������  . *.. a.. ���������.  Our Stock of  New  SPRING  Stock  | Unequalled Bargains  M. H. COWAN  y  ������������������I 111 I 1 111 1111 M"l 1114' I '1-14*1  Spring Wall Paper  is latest in design and best in  quality.  x    Our  Paints  are uuexcelled and our workmanship is unrivalled.  If you contemplate having  your house papered or painted,  call on us.  For confidential investigations you  want a man of. integrity, experience  and ability. That man is Johnston;  secrecy guaranteed. Vide press. The  Secret Service Bureau, 319. Pender.  A reliable, high-class furniture store  Is the Toronto Furniture Store, rim by  Mr. M. H. Cowan, at 3334 Main Street.  Dressers, * buffets, tables, chairs,  couches, mattresses, bedsteads, etc.  > >   ��������� ":  See "tiie Sanitary Market ad* this  week.  ���������   *   ���������  Many a train has been missed, and  many a dollar lost by. a man carrying  an unreliable timepiece. Take your  watch or clock to A. Wismer, 1433  Commercial Drive, and he will make  it reliable.  Stanley ft Co., 2317 Main St, are  selling high-class wall paper; they  will supply the paper and put it on  your walls, by single room or by contract do the whole house. Their prices  are very reasonable.  Did you ever stop to think that the  business that remains in business is  the Arm that gives satisfaction?   The  to Main Transfer   Co.    stand,  *2421 j Winnipeg Grocery,.sorner Harris an d  Mt. Pleasant.    Phone CamPb*" *������������������e> ���������-������������������    be������n    *,vinS  satisfaction for all its career.  Scotia Street,  Fair. 1177.  For rigs and carriages at all hours  of the day or night, go to the M.  Pleasant Livery, corner Broadway and  Main.   Phone Fairmont S45.  In the spring the housewife's' fancy  turns to cleaning and to paint.   W. R.  i Owen & Morrison, 2337 Mian street, has  |a  complete   stock   for   painting-   and  ; cleaning.  *   *   *  Swindell Bros., 1417 Commercial  Drive, on page 2^of this issue ha'.'e a  very interesting list of goods carried  by them, and the prices they sell at.  For quality, go to this firm.  LEE & WOOD  Importers of Wallpaper  523 Broadway, W    Pbone Fair. 1520  To have a successful career, either  as a stenographer or book-keeper, a  course at the Success Business College, corner Main and Tenth Avenue,  will go far towards giving you the  realization of your ambition.  The  Sanitary  Market,    2513    Main  ! street, near Broadway,    sells  meats,  fiVn and poultry of a little better quality and for a little less money than its j  j competitors.    For example, see Sanitary ad. on page 4 of this issue.  Ernest Shaw, D.C., Doctor of Chiropractic, 250 Twenty-second Avenue E.,  j close  to   Main   Street.    Office  hours,  ; 1:30 to 6.   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'  till II l* # 1 Hl"t' I' ? 11111II H' M *** 111 l"t"l"l' 1"> I'M' I 4 H ������*t**4 >  THE SECRET  OF PAUL FARLEY  BY JOHN MARCH  Friday; April 11,1913  < *4 il I' H 1 111 1111 Itl 111 HI 11 I *4 ********************* <****  r "Did t ur. yoa* be aaked, after  iawhlle, laying aside tha paper, "tbat  jfHr Tbomaa wants oa to dine to-night,  -to moat arabam���������aee?"  : "Oh, we'll go," she said, brightening;  "perhaps we shall hear something  ;comprehenslble, have some light  Jfcrown upon this mysterious engage-  itaanL"  : "Perhaps," be remarked, indifferently.  "Now, Felix," ahe said coazlngly, go-  lag round behind hla chair and laying  * soft, eager hand on hia blond head.  ���������"after all the protestations ot regard  and Uklng I've listened to, you're surely not going to desert that poor boy  ������a hla trouble? It's his first false  ���������top; you will help him to recover It,  ���������won't you, dear?"  | "la It a false step? Does he need  -assistance? You must not lose sight  -of the temptation, Agnes. Wealth  and beauty are too powerful, all suffl*  snt factors to enlist against poverty  id   hard    work.   However clean a  iV mental and moral slate may be,   dally knowledge tbat be has mere-  ily -pt raise bis little finger to possess  Ithat and much more can only serve  ���������to besmirch his whitest Impressions,  !to steep hla senses in an unwholesome  fascination, and- feed hla lustful passions. It's not on easy matter to lift  'av man once he is on his knees before  iaaammon."  ; "Yea," she said, sitting on the arm  of his chair and slipping a hand  ���������around bia neck, "I dare aay that's  true enough, but Felix, dear, it does  iaot- apply In this caae. By some  <jaeana which I can't understand or  'conceive, Mr. Farley has* been drawn  dato a allly, stupid admission which a  (woman like Mrs. Wycherly would  Iknow exactly how to twist Into a genuine proposal without a loophool for  vscape."  <' Felix remembered his warnings on  gaat head, and impatiently flung tbe  gaper on the table.  ��������� "Then, If he's been auch an unmitigated young fool he must ahake htm-  aolf free aa best he can. Besides, Ag-  'aea. It the fellow won't tell me of his  ���������wa accord, I'm not going to take upon  layaelf to ferret out hla private affairs,  (amy ahould I?"  : "Because he ia your friend and you  ate fond of blm; we are both fond of  film, and ahould be sorry enough lf  Barm came to blm, if we stood aloof  and let htm walk deliberately into  that llottesas den without a word to  IMader him."  i "By Jove! he'd get nicely mauled If  9* wanted to retraat now," he laughed;  rbut perhaps be has no desire to figure  jas en apostate lover."  i "Felix," ahia said, slipping over tbe  ���������hair's arm Jnto bia lap. "Mr. Farley  ftad no more intention of committing  plmaelf with Rowena Wycherly than  fan had, I am certain of it, as sure  a* I shall one day lie in my grave."  He looked at her long and closely.  He bad never, known her to be so tenaciously positive about anything in her  head "back in the room, a twinkle In  bia grey eyes.  "If I should happen to come across  Hunter in my perambulations, aa I to  beam like an anticipatory brother-in-  law?" he asked; "or am I to assume a  stern, stolid eaat of countenance, such  aa I believe is necessary to nip bud*  ding hopes in their infancy?"  "Neither," ahe said, blushing a Uttle; "pretend you don't know anything about it."  "Can't do that," he protested; "the  fellow knows 1 had hie letter this  morning. I'll say we are thinking it  over."  "Felix, one moment. I know you  can't stop how, but tell me, do you  think lt worth while to entertain the  Idea at all?"  "Well, Agnes," he said, coming back  and closing tne door, "that ls tor you  to decide. You must follow the dictates of your own heart, my dear.  From my point of view Jack Hunter  la a splendid fellow, a man of good,  sound, solid principles, a clever, skilful surgeon, and one who has made a  bit of money at hla profession. The  last recommendation will be of service  to blm when he comes Into the title  at hla uncle's death; be will be able  to wear his honors with some assumption of dignity and style. I am pretty,  sure Jack would make an excellent  husband, but you must remember,  Agnes, thirty yeara ls rather a vast  disparity to bridge, aad requires some  cartful pondering. Think It over for a  day or ao, child, then come and talk  it over with me."  The door closed with a substantial  echo; he was gone for good this time,  ' and Agnes waa left with her housewife's duties and a motley boat ot  , thoughts that one abort October day  . had no chance ot disentangling.   Nor  I was ahe any nearer the solution ot her  own love affairs or Paul's strange predicament when at nightfall, wrapped  ln a large fur cloak and a knitted tam-  o'-shanter pulled over ber bronxe hair,  Felix helped her Into the dogcart, and  they drove away laughing and chat*  ting to Weyberne Hall. e  It was a merry party which .aat  down to enjoy the hospitality of  Sir Thomas's board. Tbe ball, of  course, was the chief.topic of conversation, ' although there was some extraneous matter worthy of discussion.  For instance, the approaching wadding  in the Hargrave family; and Mlas Patricia Primrose bad become engaged  tn Hubert Graham after twenty yeara  of devotion and romantic wooing. As  an Inevitable result ot this miraculous  event the barrister was in a festive  mood, in the seventh heaven ot delight, and unable in his great bliss to  let bia eyes rove far from bis ladylove's dark piquant face as she sat  smiling and daintily sipping a glass  of chartreuse.  Anthony Pelham was present. It  was his first dinner out since bis illness, and he sat leaning back in his  chair, a look of calm repose and in-      ��������� i,waMI| m luu. ������i uuui ic)iuini buu .fief fable happiness on bis pale boyish  tome race a great ugnt Durst in upcu face. Judith was next bim, kept busy  bim. I answering questions anent the Larch-  "Agnes." he said, taking her by ��������� the es . He was not strong and bis voice  arm* and sitting her straight up on was low. hardly above a whisper, and  bia knee, facing bim, "there Ib a rea- Jultth had perforce to bend contlnu-  eon why Farley ahould not of his own ously in his direction to catch the'  free will have sought Mrs. Wycherly. j multiplicity of feeble queries he plied  and you know it.  Will you tell me the   her with.   Felix apparently was cheer-  reason? Agnes, Is there anything,  .however sught, between you and  ���������tSwl?"  ;   "Nothing," ahe said, with a straight  open honest glance;  "we   are   only  friends ��������� real     good . comfortable  friends, nothing more.   Felix, if you  could strip both our hearts bare and  look In-and through them, you would  find nothing.tbere but what you could  approve and sanction.   Why, I would  rather wed Jack Hunter than Paul  Farley, and that's saying a good deal."  .  "Then wbat is the cause of your Implicit faith in Farley?   How is It you  are ao sure of his motives, so sure  tbat bia tone of mind is properly set  in a moral, orthodox direction?"  '   "it's   because   I'm a woman," she  aald.   leaning   towards   him  with  a  caressing smile, "and endowed with a  woman's unerring Instinct.   I don't believe I've ever yet asked you a real,  a. huge favor, Felix, but I'm going to  ask one now.   Will you, just for this  once, trust a woman's quick wit in  reading between the lines, her unfailing ability to solve a riddle set by '��������� of gruyers and a dry biscuit, when a  soother woman, and put r*ilde all pre-; loll came ln the genera) boat of con-  jjudlee In order to help a friend ln   venation, and Mr. arabam, dragging  -trouble?" | his reluctant eyea from Mlas Patricia's  .   "If be or anyone else were in real,  charms, looked across tbe table and  unmistakable trouble 1 think I should  pointedly addressed bhn:  be tbe laat man to hang back or re*      "I've been ao taken up with my  ful enough, and in bis kindly disposed way was endeavoring to take a  righteous interest in a game called  "8trokelet." which Miss Hay, the  vicar's daughter, was describing, assuring him it bid in tbe future to  rival ping pong. Everyone was bappy  and In buoyant spirits save Paul, and  he sat beside Agnes frowning an*  silent, impatiently waiting an opportunity to whisper a desire that sha  would somehow contrive to give blm  five minutes alone later on.  The scalloped oysters, tbe soup, and  the fish had already come and gone,  and no convenient season had yet arrived. One reason waa becauaa Felix  sat opposite to him. and whenever  Miss Hay did not engage hit attention be watched hla pretty sister and  her gloomy partner. The roast beef,  broiled fowls, and well-seasoned aalad  were ln time removed, and ware followed by the sweet and delicately-  flavored Ices, and Paul waa getting  restive. The lapse of another ten minutes found bim toying with a morsel  fuse help."  ��������� "He la in trouble," she exclaimed,  Jumpltfe up and clasping her hands.  -t>h, Felix, don't be, obstinate; I am  convinced that the situation Is quite  too serious to be trifled with."  -Til promise you this, Agnes," he  ���������said, rising and brushing the crumbs  if- om his waistcoat, "lf Farley appeals  ko me for advice or help ln any way,  h"A give it him ungrudgingly.   1 can't  '������������������������������������v nj->r*> than thai, can l������"  1 "And If you saw htm In any danger.  I suppose you wouldn't pnt out a finger to help him unless he Implored  von on bis bended knees?" she said,  half laughing, half Irritated.  "If I saw blm tumble In the river,  I daresay 1 should jump In and pull  faun out without waiting for a very  pressing invitation from aim," he re-  tuned, qulzztngty, and with something  ������ktn to a playful paternal action be  leaned forward and kissed her on tbe  ���������forehead.  -. "Good-bye, Uke care of yourself. I  shan't be home to lunch, but I'll be  r: ln good time to dress for dinner;  Thomas likes his last teed ln the  ~day punctual."  He disappeared, pulled    the    door  nearly to, then suddenly thrust bis  own good fortune." be said, bis coun-  tenance aglow with pride and triumph,  "that I've not found time to offer you  my felicitations. Only laat evening I  wss saying to my���������to Miss Primrose  ttet I wondered what there country  gentlemen were about to allow such a  brilliantly, beautiful creature aa our  recent hostess to remain widowed."  "Are yoa speaking to me?" Paul  ukod, staring at him through his glittering eyeglasses.  ���������Tea," be said, smiling. "I offered  yon my congratulations on the marriage arranged between you and Mrs.  Wycberiy"  "Who haa arranged a marriage between us?" be aaked, attempting a  imlle and succeeding moat unpleasantly.  "Wbo? ������V~hy yoa yooraelt I should  Imagine. I venture to think no one  else would Interfere In Qie matter."  "How did such an interesting piece  ef Intelligence come to your knowledge?" he asked, biting his Up, and  twisting his long fingers round his  wine-glass.  "I read lt In tbe paper, ln the Times,  tbla morning. You are Paul Farley, of  New York, eh?"  The stem of the wineglass snaooet-  ln two. He caught the upper half,  emptied the wine Into a tumbler, and  removed the broken pieces from the  cloth to his plate. The lull around the  table had drifted Into silence, a deadly  silence. All eyes were turned expect*  antly on his white face; he opened  hiB lips to speak, thought better of it,  and held his peace.  "I beg your pardon if I have been  too premature," Graham, said, feeling  he had somehow got his, foot Into an  uncomfortable ruck, "but seeing It advertised, I thought the engagement  was signed, sealed, all settled up, duly  stamped, and the state of affairs public property. Have you not seen the  paper?"  "Not to-day . This la the first I've  heard of it, and I think there must be  some mistake. I don't believe I have  the distinction of being the only Paul  Farley in the States."  "The Times, Jamea,"Graham said,  shortly, without further argument.  When the paper came he found the  place, folded it neatly, and passed it  across the table to Paul. He read the  paragraph several times over, and  finally dropped It on the floor beside  blm.  "If tbat statement la not correct,  some kind, jovial friend given to practical joking has been playing tricks  with you, Mr. Farley."  "I waa not engaged wben that notice waa sent to the paper, I-���������"  "Well, you've not been much forestalled, the lady or her friends probably were anxious to clench matters;  that's merely a detail, ou���������"  , "Hang lt all, Farley!" Sir Thomas  exclaimed testily, "are yon or are you  not engaged to Mra. Wycherly?"  Bereft of momentary speech, he sat  staring down at the remains of cheese  and biscuit and broken glass on his  plate. Eventually he looked at Sir  Thomas in a dull sort of way, and  moistened his lips. Then, suddenly,  pushing his chair back, be rose and  stood a minute holding on to the back.  , "Let's have it before you make a  bolt of It, if tbat'a your dodge." Sir  Thomas exclaimed, laughing boisterously. "God bless my soul! You sly  dog! HOw and when did you manage  the courting? You've some presence  of mind to aspire to the best catch in  the county. Come, we all want" to  offer our good wishes. Are you really  going to marry our charming neighbor?"  "YeB���������no���������I don't know���������at least I  suppose so," he said, in a limp, nerveless way.   "I mean I really���������"  Whatever he was about to repudiate  or acknowledge waa never uttered, for  Judith, who had been gazing at him  with white face and frightened eyea,  gave a little cry, swayed forward, then  sideways, swooned, and fell with an  ugly thud to the floor.  "Keep your. seat. Pelham," Felix Insisted, springing up and pressing Anthony back into hla seat. "I'll see to  Judith."  He carried her out,, and placed her  , in a chair in the hall, where the door  was ajar, and the night wind blew  straight in from among the bending,  creaking trees. Lady Hargrave, her  Silken skirts raised and. hung over one  arm, followed, and Paul, who held the  door open for ber to.pass out,, went  also.  "Smelling salts?" Felix asked laconically.  She looked about her, distressed,  for the moment she bad no Idea where  to search. Paul remembered seeing  Miss Primrose sniff at a violet cut-  glass bottle during dinner, and! be  turned quietly back to tbe room and  asked her tor it. Without a word be  slipped it into tbe Squire's band,  walked to the ball door, pulled lt wide  back, and looked out at the -night* A  few minutes of intense quietude ensued before Judith stirred, made an  Inarticulate sound in her throat, then  spoke clearly, in a weak, querulous  tone.  "What ls lt?" she asked ,an impulse  of curiosity flickering among bet  heavy thoughts.  "Why, the beat ot the room, my  dear, turned you a little faint," Lady  Hargrave said soothingly. "I am  afraid we have alarmed poor Anthony."  "Anthony? No, not Anthony; tt was  Paul, yes, Paul said be was going to  marry Mrs.. Wycherly. He told me  laat nlgbt���������we were, dancing, when he  said he wouldn't marry Mrs. Wycherly  or Agnes, or anybody, and now���������"  "Hush," Lady Hargrave Implored,  looking round In consternation. "My  dear, the servants, Mr. Far���������"  "Hush, Indeed!" she exclaimed, her  eyes ablaxe with feverish, excitement,,  her cheeks like a peony. "For my part  I think It's time 1 spoke. I've consented to marry Anthony against my  will, against my better judgment,  against my Inclination, to please Paul  Varley; you understand, both of you.  to please him, and him alone. 1  thought I could: do anything he aaked  me, aad so 1 could except���������"  A strong, energetic hand cam*  through Paul's arm, gripped lt flrariy  'and marched bim over the gravel, and  ���������away from the house.  "We will take a Urn up to the* private road and back, and go to tbe  drawing-room by way of the conaorva-  tory and library, lf It's all tbe same to  you, Farley?" Felix aald with quiet  gravity, "it's poor sport listens** to  the unwholesome raving of an bystort-  cal woman, mare especially when  you've nursed her on your knee and  petted her as a sweet. Innocent little  child."  "I cannot help thinking that Miss  Judith Is very perverse," he made answer.  "Women are perverse. I sometimes  think It's this aggravating perverse-  aess, tbla eaprldousnesa hi a measure  tbaf attracts our sex. I believe a man  la more influenced, more attracted by  moods, than beauty. However, wa  won't discuss Judith, we won't by  word or thought add one grain, one  k>te. to Lady Hargrave'* trouble.  Apropos of nothing but my own  thoughts, what do you think of Cecilia  Hay?"  "What do I think of her?" he asked  slowly. "I think she la a good, dull,  plodding, praiseworthy girl. I don't  feel to have much ln common wltb  her; still, that Is my loss, not hers.  What are you thinking -yourself, sir?"  "Well, I'm thinking I never saw her  to greater advantage than to-night,  Farley, perhaps In contradistinction  to Judith, but she seems to look at life  In a serious, capable way. The Hays  are ooor. as I daresay you know. an������J  (Continued en Page 7)  LAND NOTICES  tabcovteb babd bxstbicx  Bistriot of Coast, Basra a  TAKE   notice   that   George   Hunt   of  Vancouver,    B.. C.   occupation   janitor,  intends -to apply for permission to purchase the lol lowing described lands.  Commencing af a post planted at the  north  end  of Tsunlah  Lake and  about  40 chains west of /Robert B. Ellis's initial post, thence west 40 chains, thence  south 160 chains, thence east 40 chains,  thence back to place of commencement,  containing 640 acres more or less.   &ald  Tsuniah   Lake  being  east  of  and  near  Chilco Lake ln the 2nd Range.  GEORGE HUNT.  -^ .    ���������������..  ������er ****nk K. Angers. Agent.  Date, 28th December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB BABB BBWBtCT  Wattle* of Ooaat, Baage a  TAKE notice that Robert B. Ellis, of  Vancouver. B. C., occupation agent,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the  head of Taunlah Lake on the east ahore,  thence meandering along the shore aonth  80 ?���������������&*��������� thenee eaat 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence back to place of  comemncement, containing 040 acres  more or less. Said Tsunlah Lake being  east of and near Chllco Lake in the 2nd  Range.  '        ROBERT B. ELLIS.  v. .    ������������ .. ������er *'���������"*���������������������������* R* Anders. Agent.  Date, 28th December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB BABB 9Z8TBXC*  Bistriot of Coast, Bangs a  TAKE notice that Thomas Mathews,  pf Vancouver, B. C. occupation agent,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the  north-east end of Tsuniah Lake and adjoining R. B. Ellis's initial post. Thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence back to  place of commencement, containing 640  acres more or less. Said Tsunlah Lake  being eaat of and near Chllco Lake In  the 2nd Range.  THOMAS MATHEWS.  ^ Per I rank R. Angers, Agent.  Date, 23rd December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB XtABB BBWBXO*  Blatrlot of Coast, Baage a  TAKE notice that George C. Hinton of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation electrician,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described landa:  Commencing at a post planted at the  North end of Tsuniah Lake, thence north  160 chains, thence east 40 chains, thence  south 160 chains, thence back to place  of commencement, containing 640 acres  more or less. Said Tsuniah Lake being  east of and near Chilco Lake ln the 2nd  Range.  GEORGE C. HINTON,  Per Frank R. Anger.������, Agent.  Date, 23rd December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB B*BB BZtTBXO*  Blstrlet of Coast, Baage a  TAKE notice that W.  A. Wright, of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation bank clerk,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described landa:  Commencing at a post planted at the  east  shore  of  Tsuniah   Lake  and  one  mile aouth of George C. Hinton's Initial  post, thence meandering along the Lake  shore south  80 chains,  thence east  80  chatns, thence north  80 chains, thence  back  to  place  of commencement,  containing  640  acres  more or  less,   said  Tsuniah  Lake being East of and near  Chllco Lake in the 2nd Range.  W.  A. WRIGHT.  Per Frank R. Angers, Agent.  Date, 28th December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB nABB BzaTBXOT  ��������� jMstrtet of Coast- Bang* 9  TAKE notice that Eugene Cleveland  of Collingwood. East. B. C, ocupatlon  agent, intends to apply for permission to  .purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted near  Tsuniah Lake one mile south of W. A.  Wright's Initial post and about one hundred and fifty paces from the Lake shore  and two miles from the head of the  Lake, thence South 80 chatns. thence  east 40 chains, thenoe north. 80 chains,  thence back to place of comemncement.  containing 320 acres more or less, said  Tsiiniah Lake being east. of and near  CIVBe* Lake in the Snd Range.  EUGENE CLEVELAND,  Per Frank R. Angers, Agent.  Date. 28th December, 1912.  i i     H  TABTOBTBB BABB BWTBIOT  Blstrlet et Coast, Bang* *  TAKE notice that H. McDowell of  Vancouver, B- C, occupation merchant,  intends to apply for permiasion to purchase the following.described lands:  Commencing at a post planted three  miles north of the head of Tsuniah ������*ke  and three miles from Robert B. Ellis  initial post; thence south 80 chains,  thence east 90 chains, thence north 80  chains, thenee back to place of commencement, containing 640 acres more  or less, said Tsunlah Lake being east of  antf near Chilco Lake in the ind Range.  h. Mcdowell.  Per Frank R. Angers, Agent.  Date, 28th December. 1912.  TABVOVTBB BABB BXaWBXCT  Blame* ef Coast, Baage t  TAKE notice that Wallace Law. of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation salesman,  intend* to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the  west shore of the Chilco River near the  Junction of the Sheep Creek and 100  vai-ds south of the trail to Chllco Lake,  thence south 80 chains, thence weat 86  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  back t������ place of commencement, containing ������������������������������������������������������*" ������������������ ?r.������SH-  WALLACE   LAW.  Per Jean Eugene Angers. Agent.  Dale, 30th December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB XtABB BBTTBICT  Bfetvtet of Coast, San** a  TAKE notice that William Worden of  Vancouver B. C. occupation hotelman,  intends to apply for J������*���������,������Mton to ������>ur-  chase the following described lands  Commencing at a post.plantedl on the  west shore of the Chllco River two  miles from Chilco Lake and one mile  from Charles Over's initial post: thence  meandering down the river SO'chains,  thence west 80 chatns. thence south SO  chains, thence back to place of commencement,   containing  640   acres   more  ������r *'*'       WILLIAM WORDEN.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date,  28th December. 1912.  TABCOVTBB XAWB SXaTBXCT  Blstrlet ox Ooast. Baagaia,  v������������AKE  notice ^that Alex.   Fletcher  of  ������}2-2uv?r'  BVc'l *>c������*P*tien  carpenter,  intends to apply for permiasion to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the  mff-l kT6 ������.f. the Chilc������ Kivir������thr^e  miles below, ita source one mile down  fron, William Worden's initial pi������v  thence  meandering  down   the  river   80  l������!Hu8'������������Ath������,1?e 'I?8* 80^ chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence back to place of  commencement, containing 640 acres  more or less.  m ALEX. FLETCHER.  *-. .    Sf.ILJS!,n E������*������ene Angers, Agent.  Date. 30th December, 1912.  r*������82!m BA������ BlaWBIO*  XUatriot of Coast, Bang* a  TAKE notice that Alex. MacMIUan of  Vancouver. B. C, ocupatlon bank clerk,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described landa:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  head of a Bay on the West aide bf Chllco Lake about thirty miles from the discharge  of  the  Lake,   thence  west   160  chains,  thence north  40  chains,  thence  east  160  chains, thence  back to  place  of commencement, containing 640 acres  more or less.  ALEX. MacMILLAN,  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 18th February, 1918.  TABCOVTBB BABB BIBTBXCT  Bistriot of Coast, Baage *  TAKE notice that Thomas G. Holt of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation contractor,  intenda to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the:  west shore of the Chilco River at a  point 300 paces south of the junction of  Sheep Creek with the Chllco River and  10 yards east of the trail to Chilco Lake:  thence north 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  back to place of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  THOMAS G, HOLT.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 30th December. 1912.  TABCOVTBB BABB BXBTBXCT  xMstrtet of Ooast, Baage a  TAKE notice that A. M. Beattie of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation auctioneer,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following- described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the  weat shore ef Chllco River, about five  miles down: from Chilco Lake and adjoining R. N. GUmaur's Initial post,  thence meandering up the river 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence back to place of  commencement, containing 640 acres,  more or less.  A. M. BEATTIE.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 30th December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB BABB BxBTBKrl-  Btstxjet of Ooaat; Bang* a  TAKE notice that R.  N. Gilmour of  Vancouver,    B.   C,    occupation     clerk,  intenda to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a peat planted oh the  weat shore of the Chfleo River about Ave  miles down the river from Chllco Lake  and two miles down from Alex. Fletcher's   Initial  post,   thence   meandering  down the .river, thenee west 80 chains,  thence   south   80   chains,   thence   back  to  place of commencement;  containing  640 acres, more or leas. ���������  Rv N. GILMOUR.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent  Date, 30th December. 1912. .  TAKE notice that T. F. Peterson of  Vancouver, B.' C, ewapatlon manufacturer, Intenda to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:��������� .    A a    w   ���������  Commencing at e post planted about  one mile north of the head of Tsunlah  Lake, and one mile north of Robert B-  miWm   Initial   post,   thenee, north   80  chains,  thence wear 40 chatns,  thence  south  80 chains,  thence  back  to place  of commencement, containing 320 acres  more or less, said Tsunlah Lake being  east of and near Chilco Lake.  T. F. PATERSON.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 28th December. 1912.  TAVOOVTHB BABB BIffTBXCT  Blt-trictltr Coast, Bangs 8  TAKE notice that J. Frlsken of Vancouver, B. C,. occupation bank clerk,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a posi planted on the  south shore of Choelquolt Lake at a  point 80 chains west of the north west  corner post of Lot 361, thence meandering nlong the shore west 80 chains,  thence south 801 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence back to i place of commencement, containing 640 acres more  or less, said Choelquolt Lake being  near Chllco Lake.  J. FR1SKEN.   ������  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent;  Date, 31st December, 1912.  TABCOVTBB XtATOBI*tVBIOT  BtstHet ef Coast,. Baage 8  TAKE notice that W. H. Swun, of  Vancouver, B. C ocupatlon bank cleric,  intends to apply for permission to purr  chai-e the following described lands:���������  Commencing' at a post planted on the  south short- of Choelquolt Lake at n  point adjoining the north-west corner  post of Ldt 361. thence meandering  along the shore west 80 chains, thence  couth SO chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence back to place of commencement,  contnlning 640 a*'*-*"8 more or less, said  Choelquolt Lake being near Chllco Lake.  W. H. SWAN.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date. Slst December. 1912.  ���������AVOOVTBB X*AB1> BXBVSXO*  Blstrlet of Coast, Baage a  TAKE notice that Charles E. Coling of  ���������YS������?uv*er������ B', c." occupation agent*  intends to apply fore: permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  k������Z%!?1%?cI?8 at������P<wt'Planted In the  Nemiah Valley and adjoining the north-  i ������,f������-nep p?������* o������-.f Wu Reserve Np.  Va ^t?ce ?������rth 8a chains, thenee west  llfu . n8', the*-ce south 80 chalna, thenee  r c . J2 P*������ce of commencement, containing 640 acres more or less, said Nemiah  Valley being near Chilco LakeT "*""���������  CHARLES E. COLING.  t-...    Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 14th February, 19137   * **"������������������.  TABCOVTBB BABB ������xa*BIOy  Bistriot of Coast, Baage fl  VaL���������������v.?������UcVhat J' B, Hanrahan of  ������������?52?v?r' B< ,C. occupation , 1  I*.^uto-aRp,y. for Permission to pur- -I  chr5SLH������e-f?r,0,l',n*' described landa:--     1  S-SLiiSnc,n������lfi.at a p<?t Planted In the  .wh^fl* Valley and adjoining the-  south-west corner post of Indian Reserve No. 1, thence meandering along the  i^8?ore.Bouth 80 chatn������. thence eiat  hSoUha.lU8'J5ence*.ntfrth 80 enalna, theneo  Ki������i������i0������Ji,a-ce-������of commencement, eon-  tuning Mt acres more or.less, said Nemiah Valley being near Chllco Lake.  . n J. E. HANRAHAn"  *-.������.    Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent  Date,  l������th February, 19137  TABOOVTBB BABB BBMBSe*  Blatslet of Coast, Baage a  ^ TAKE notice  that  Harry Roberts of  XtaSSTO J 1CvoccuPat������o>* hotelman!  Intends to apply for permission to purl  chase the following described lands:���������  -,i2m,?8nclnS. at._a P������8t Planted on the  west shore mt the Chilco  River,  at  a  point where it comes out of Chilco Lake, n  thence west 80 chains, thence north 80 '1  ������?---5"  .thenc������   east   80   chains,   thence  meandering along the west shore of the  - . ���������* ^ack-!2. P,ace of comemncement.  containing 640 acres more or less.  HARRY ROBERTS.  -w.   . F5T i*^n Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, J;8th Doc.snber, 1912.  TABOOVTBB BABB BXaTBJCT  XMstrtet of Coast, Baage a  TAKE notice that A. af. Leltch of  Vancouver, B. C. ocupatlon broker,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������.  Commencing at a post planted In the  Nemiah Valley about 20 yards southeast of James Robertson's pre-einptlon  post No. 384 and adoinlng the northwest corner post of same, thenee east  8* chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence back to place of  commencement containing ftjO acres  more or lesa said Nemiah Valley being  near Chilco Lake..  A. M. LEITCH.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date. 14th February. 1913.  ^^TABOOVTBB BABB DXaTBXCT  Blstrlet of Oc-eat, Baage g  TAKE notice that Charles Over, of  y������^2uv?r' B-���������P-. occupation hotelman.  intends to appky for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post Planted on the  west shore of the Chilco River one mile  down from Its source, one mile north of  Harry Roberts initial post, thence mean-  -J" ?ar.*aoYB. tbe^lver 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence back to place of commencement,  containing 640 acres, more or less.  '      CHARLES  OVER.  ^ .      Per Jean* Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date, 28th December. 1912.        ��������� ~He,,u  TABCOVTBB BABB BXBXBIOV  Blstrlet of Ooast, Baage a  TAKE notice tiiat R. G. Mcsween of  Vancouver, B. p., occupation bank clerk.  Intenda to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at .a poat planted on the  south shore of Choelquolt Lake about  80 chains west of j. Frisken'a initial  post, thence meandering along the ahore  160 ehalnn west,, thence south 40 chalna,  thence eaat 160 chains, and meandering  along the north shore of an unnamed  lake, thence back to place of commencement, containing- 640 acres more or less,  said Choelquoit Lake being near Chiloo  Lake.  R. ������E McSWEEN,  .    _        Per jean Eugene Angers, Agent  Date, 31st Pec-ember, 1912.  TAKE notice that Mrs. M. Rogers  Newman, of Point Grey, B. C, occupation housewife,. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described landH:���������  Commencing at a post planted In the  Nemiah Valley and adjoining the northeast corner post of Lot 383, Thence north  80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence back to place of  commencement, containing 640 acres  more or less, the said Nemiah Valley Is  ear Chilco Lake. i  M. ROGERS NEWMAN.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent  Date,   15th Febrnary.  1913. "  Blstrlet of Coast, Banga a  TAKE   notice   tfiat   T.   H.   Tracy,   of  Vancouver,   B.   C  occupation   engineer,  intends to aa*ply for permission to purchase the following described lands :-r-  Commenclng at a post planted about  four  miles  from   the   head  of Tsuniah  Lake and adjoining  H.   McDowells  initial post; thence north 160 chains, thence  east 40 chains, thence south 160 chains,  thence back to place of commencement,  containing 640 acres more or less, said  Tsuniah   Lake   being   east  of   and   near  Chilco Lake In the second range.  T.   H.  TRACY,  Per Frank R. Angers, Agent.  Date. 28th December. 1912.  TAr8^^c^B^?^  TAKE notice that H. A. Matthews of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation bank clerk,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted ln the  Nemiah Valley nnd adjoining the southeast corner post of J. A. Ranrahan's  initial post, thence south 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains, thence north 40>  chains, thence back to place of commencement containing C40 acres more or  less, said Nemlalt Valley being near  Chilco Lake.  H.  A. MATTHEWS.  Date, 17th February, 1919.  Per Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  TABCOVTBB BABB PXfTBXCT  District of Coast, Baage 8  TAKE notice that Mr*. Margaret Newman of Vancouver. B. C, occupation  housewife. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted In the  Nemiah Valley two milea north ef the  northwest corner of-Indian Reserve Nn.  1, thence east 80 chains, thence nerth SO  chains,   thence   west   SO  chains,   thence  meandering  along  the  shore  of Chllco  Lake  back   to place  of commencement,  containing 649 acres more or leas.  MARGARET NEWMAN.  Ber Jean Eugene Angers, Agent.  Date ISth February. 1913.  3-18-13-16-3.1S  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.  NOTICE is hereby given that the  partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, as Manufacturers' Agents and Merchants in  the City of Vancouver, has this day  dissolved by mutual consent.  All debts owing to the partnership  are to be paid to J. A. Laidlaw, at  17T5 Eleventh Avenue West, Vancouver, B. C, and all claims against said  partnership are jto be presented to the  said J. A. Laidlaw, by whom the same  will be settled.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 3rd  day of April, A. D. 191S  J. A. LAIDLAW,  JAS. M. ROBERTSON.  Witness:  J. P. MCINTOSH.  A Moderate Priced Bicycle  Which can be depended upon to give satisfactory  service, that's the ������������������ RUDOE WEDGE "  Easy Running, Strong  Durable.  In   both   Gent's   and  Ladie's Patterns.  TISDALLS LIMITED  919*999 HaaOnga etrmmt, Wmat  Vammmmvar. 9. O. m  Friday, AprU 11.191S  THE WESTERN CALL.'  Nobody  Just what'B the matter with  her. Even the doctors seem puzzled, and they are not doing her  any good.  How often we hear statements  like the above. Are you in such  a condition If so; you should  consult a Chiropractor. Have  you friend or relation who is in  such a state? If so, you should  tell him to see a Chiropractor.  A Chiropractor knows that all  disease is .incoordination between the various parts of the  body���������lack of harmony between  the brain and the tissue cells.  This is caused by pressure of  nerves. The Chiropractor by a  skilful movement of his hands on  the spine of the sick person! removes the pressure. The nerveB  which have been dormant by reason of the pressure again become  active, and Nature by this means  'effects a cure.  The Chiropractor never claims  to cure. AH he does is to remove the pressure and thus open  the door for Nature to do her  wonderful work.  The Chiropractor never worries himself or the patient by  seeking to give a name to the  trouble. The trouble is simply  an effect for which there must  be a cause. "Every, effect has a  7 cause." So the Chiropractor  1 finds the cause, removes it, and  then in the ordinary course of  things the effect should cease.  There is a magazine published,  in Toronto, named "The Canadian Chiropractor." If you  would like a copy, ask for one  at the addres below. It is free  for the asking, and will tell you  things worth knowing.  [Ernest Shaw, D.C.  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I Western Canada Power Company  i  >  LIMITED  rlMit Seynrar 4771      6O3-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  P. O. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  aoMiiiniHiiiiumini ���������niiiiiniiiiniiiiimii  Cecilia, I gather, thinks she ought to  embark on some sort of career, secure  a future, provision herself against the  time when the paternal homestead ls a  thing of the past."  "What kind of career does she anticipate? What does she consider her-  ���������self fitted for?" 7  j "Ah, well, there, that?s the difficulty.  She can fulfill her home duties to perfection, but 7-homeless, penniless,  'turned adrift on her,own resources,  she feels there is hot any one craft by  which-she could earn a decent livelihood." ���������������������������.;���������';���������,.���������. ' I .-'  j "She wants a matrimonial career,  then, I take it,"  i . The Squire laughed: a little, and  slipped his hand through'Paul's arm.  i "That is the. career, the sphere, ehe  lis by nature, education and training  ���������most fitted for, no doubt. I can fancy  'her. developing Into an excellent wife  and mother . She Is sincere, religious,  a child of God, I am sure; she is not  ibeautiful, but she comes of a healthy,  'wholesome stock, which ls essential,  'more desirable in marriage than, actual beauty���������the sort of a woman a  husband's heart might aafely trust In,  and he would have the comfort and  ���������Joy of a well-ordered home." ���������  j "You���������you like Miss Hay?"  ! "Well, I respect her, she Is an estimable woman', the worker, the organiser, the mainspring of the Vicarage.  >If esteem and kindly regard could be  : sunned and watered sufficiently to  ���������ripen into -something approaching affection, don't you think she would  ;make me a good, sound, practical  wife, Farley?"  ; "That Is entirely a matter of taste,  sir," be said, going suddenly white;  "as far as I am concerned I should  have a decided objection to that solid  lump' of flesh Btamped with Cecilia  Hay's individualism and identity. I  have seen her type before to-day, sir.  She is a dull, methodical worker, a  narrow-minded zealot, always on the  .slow trot, always doing, never done.  That career, that future, ls her stock-  in-trade, her sprat to catch a whale,  she will ventilate it so long as Bhe  can get an eligible man to listen, so  I can tell Felix the same evening If  you like.    I'll wait till you have re-'j  turned' to the house and walk in as if  I had come straight up from here."  "Very well," she said, rising as she  saw the Squire advancing. "I'll be  there at eight sharp."  CHAPTER XIII.  The Way of the Transgressors Is Hard  Paul, with his cap on the back of his!  head, his Inverness thrown open, exposing a conspicuous expanse of shirt-  front, stood In the rustic doorway of  the Fleming's summer-house waiting  for Agnes. He looked at hla watch,  put it back in his fob/and was fumbling for his cigarette case, when he  heard the fall of light, approaching  footsteps. I  Presently    she   stood   before   him  dressed in a blue velvet toque and a  neat tweed coat and skirt. Just as she j  had driven with the Squire to the Horticultural Show.  "Are you only Just back?" he aaked,  surprised. "I heard wheels and a vehicle drive round to the front about ten  minutes ago."  "Don't apeak ao loud," aha aald, in  an undertone. "Felix Is Just over  there ln the stables. The mare had  two shoes come loose, and we had to  walk, her several miles before - we  came across a blacksmith. Felix is  rather put out at the animal being  carelessly sent that distance* without  proper inspection."  "I wonder how long he will stay  there?" he said, rather nettled.  "Till he'a given Ralph a bit of hla  mind, which he can do to some purpose lf he finds his easy-going, good-  natured rule or authority Imposed  upon."  "Well, come in." he said, In the tone  of one who was going to make the  best of a trying circumstance; "I can  tell you all I want you to know In a  quarter of an hour."  A touch of frost in the air combined  with the dampnees. of the. crazy bench  prevented all idea of sitting to enjoy  a whispered tete-a-tete. To a certain  extent the little thatched summer-  house was. secluded, so they felt fairly  tonVa's Ter^h^^^^  she can persuade a kindly-disposed  squire of gentleman at large to offer  ber his home���������that- is to say, a  strong Substantial chair and a table,  representing good square meals, she  will end by going out into the world  as an upper servant, or a lady help."  "That is the unkihdest and the bitterest thing I have ever heard you  say, Farley."  "I feel bitter," he said, laughing unnecessarily loud. "I have had enough  to make me feel so these last few days.  What fellow likes to think of his  friend, his dear chum, contemplating  matrimony? Think of the fishing, the  shooting, the driving, the hours, the  happy hours in the keeping-room, it  can never be the same again."  - "I am not contemplating marriage,  at least not yet, though some vother  folks are, I trow. Paul, I felt so hurt  this morning when I read���������well, I did  not mean to allude to that, and  won't; As T said before, you have  been such a godsend, you bave made  life a .different thing for me, that it  seems strange you should fight shy of  me, keep tbe least trifling annoyance  from me: My time, my strength, "my  purse, are at your  'Thanks, thanks," Paul said, squeezing the band on his arm, "you are too  good, you are too kind, but���������give me  time to think before I speak, and I  will���������Felix," he said, stopping suddenly and looking at bim with a sort  of despair in his great eyes, "Felix,  are you���������are you really thinking of  Cecilia Hay?"  "Only in this way, dear boy���������I am  thirty-five, and it's time I meditated  settling if I ever intend to marry. 1  generally like and enjoy the society  of the women I meet, but in each Individual case there is something amiss  with her; something lacking in her  mental or physical development; she  is a Uttle too this, or not enough that;  her nature is too fertile, or too arid;  too 8ometiunsj; she���������you know the deterrent , process. Farley���������I���������I can't  catch on. Cecilia Hay seems suitable.  She's not brilliant, but I think she  would make me a comfortable, agreeable wife, and 1 would not hang back  If it were not for the fear of after  wards meeting a woman I could really  love. I have strong affections, strong  domestic tendencies, and if later on���������  though married to a nice good girl like  Cecilia���������she came, 1 am afraid, terribly afraid I should���������revolt. Will you  pass in first?"  In the conservatory they found  Agnes fanning herself under a palm.  She smiled r.ud patted tbe vacant seat  beside her, and Paul dropped obe  diently into it with a sight of relief.  "I shan't stop for a cigar with Sii  Thomas," Felix said, looking from one  to the other. "I'll have the mare put  in. I suppose I shall find you here,  Agnes, lf I come back in ten minutes?"  "Oh, we'll be here," Paul laughed;  "I'm dead beat, glued to my chair.  I could sit here ten hours."  "Paul," she whispered, as the  Squire's tall form disappeared through  the doorway, "how badly you have  managed!"  "Execrable management it must  seem to you.  I muBt tell you the whole  the entrance facing one another, Paul  with his left hand on her right shoulder. She clasped her sable collarette  higher to her throat, for the wind came  over from the plantation and caught  the entry at the angle where; she  stood. Her feet were numb, and she  chafed her blue fingers, hoping the  energetic friction would circulate the  blood.   ''You should have* brought your  muff," he said, regretfully, taking one  of her hands and holding it between  ola.   ���������;  "How warm your hands are," she  said, looking at him in the semi-darkness.  "I don't feel the cold a bit," he answered smiling, "and, a tew years ago,  I used to have the moat wretched chilblains. But you see, Agnes," he added seriously, "I am better housed and  better ted than I've been In my life,  and I drink a good deal ot wine both  at luncheon and dinner, and always a  flass of whiskey or other spirit before  go to bed. Well-nourished blood is  thick and warm, and keeps ..out the  cold."  "I've heard, Paul, an easy conscience  Is the best cosmetic there is," she said,  with a clinging pressure on his hand;  "but in.your case, you naughty thing,  I think it's the good living, the creature, comfoi-ts, your general well-being,  that's made such an improvement in  you. It's rather unfortunate, taking  Mrs. Wycherly and Judith into consideration, but you certainly grow better looking every day!"  He dropped the hand he was rubbing, caught her round the shoulders,  laid her back upon his arm, and kissed  her.  A boisterous gust of wind swept  across the plantation, bending the  pines and bringing with it the incense  from the woods. It came into the  shrubbery moaning a little, and a  Bhower of acorns fell wltb a rattle on  the roof and sides of the summer-  house. Paul lifted hia head at tbe un*  familiar sound, and his dark, amused  eyes lighted upon the Squire's tall  form standing a couple of yards from  them, witb his hands behind him,  strong, lithe, and perfect aa a young  tree.  The sight seemed to paralyze him.  Thunderstruck, and a roaring in his  ears, he remained for a moment in a  stooping posture, staring fixedly ��������� at  the man's white face and fearless  blazing eyes. Agnes twisted herself  round in his arms, lifting her face to  his, wondering at his rigid stiff stillness. The movement snapped the tension, his arms released, gave a warning pressure as he stood her roughly  on her feet and turned her bo that  she faced Felix.  "Go Indoors, Agnes!" he commanded in a tone neither of them had ever  heard before. "I bave a word or two  to say to Mr. Farley."  She came out with an averted face,  but gave one glance at the suppressed  rage and fury in his glittering eyes  as she passed him, and stopped.  . "I am waiting for you to go In," he  repeated, scarcely able to control his  voice.  What are you going to do?" ahe  suggestion of Impurity thrown otatr  hla foolish though innocent antic. He  turned hot and cold, and shrank from  meeting the Squire's bright, scornful S.  eyes with the unfamiliar, knowing expression the subject under discussion  had brought into them.  "Answer me ��������� instantly!" Felix  shouted, taking a step towards him.  "No," he said quickly, "of course, I  waa not forced, but I was-not aware I  was doing anything wrong, or treating  Miaa Fleming in a way that a lady���������"  The Squire seized him by the collar,  jerked him round, and hla startled  eyea caught sight of the leather thong  of his rldlng-whlp.  "One moment," he protested, struggling fruitlessly in the Squire'* steel  grip, "don't Btrike me before you know  the rights of the caae, or yoa may be  sorry for it afterwards."  "Sorry!" he mimicked, with a grim  laugh, "sorry for thrashing a well-behaved suave reptile like you? I am  going to protect my slater's good  name, safeguard her reputation, and  teach you how to control your lower  nature, how to treat what you may  style a 'good woman,' and punish you  tor tampering with a woman tor, whom  you have assured me over and over  again you had no other feeling than  ordinary: friendship, and to whom you  would on no account bind yourself;  also for holding .embracing, and caressing my sister aa you might any  draggle-tailed wench on the, streets."  - Paul struggled round to face him aa  best_he could. _  ���������    _   (To be Continued)  Students Gathered  At Annual Banqoet  The sixth annual banquet of tha  Vancouver Law Students' Society,  which was held at the University Clak-  on Saturday evening- waa an enjoyable  j-affair. An excellent repast waa aerved  in a well nigh faultless manner.  The president of the aoctety. Mr.  6. A. King, occupied the chair, and on  hla right and left respectively afct  Bon. Chief Justice Macdonald, ot the  Court of Appeal, aad Hob: Mr. Jaa*  tlce Morriaon, of the Supreme Court.  After the King.had been duly.honored Mr. R, Q. Robson waa called on  to propose the bench, which he did in  an Interesting speech, the'keynote ������t  w&ich waa the Integrity ot Canadian  Judges. Hon. Chief Justice Maedonald  replied eloquently.giving the atudenta  in whom he saw future Judges, soma  excellent advice.  JUVENILE COURT WORK.  Report for Year Tells of Work at Detention Home.  The Juvenile Court of,' Vancouver  has only been organized; for three  years, but in that time it haa dealt  with nearly. 500 cases of juvenile delinquency. The report for. the past  year has just been issued and shows  that much haa been accomplished.  The financial statement shows that  $10,366.82 has been expended during  the year. The buildings were enlarged  and new equipment installed at an  expenditure of $7,000.  in the matron's report, Mrs. H. W.  Collier stated that sixteen girls and  one hundred and eight boys were dealt  with during the year. The average  period of detention was 25.35 days.  The report of the probation offlcer,  Mr. H. W. Collier, who is also superintendent of the home, ls given in the  booklet and sets forth what has been  done in the past year In his department.  Mr. D. A. Macdonald In a stlrrifcg  speech proposed "Wlga and ���������Gowqa.**  Hon. Mr. Justice Morrison's reply mi  a happy blending of wit and bright  Ideas, clothed in choice diction. ,-*���������*���������  Dr. Elliott 8. Rove's remarks tan  proposing "The Law Students'* *waa  full of apt suggestions,' especially  those In reference to tho needs ofca  law school. Mr. R. R. Holland! ia  reply, gave those present a earamW-bf  the oratorical ability that wine nfeWla.  Mr. Holland waa the winner ofaifce  Vancouver Debating League Coj^bnjj^  Mr. T. L. O'Keefe *humorous)fr|������pro*  posed "Our Guests" -and Mr,..8L JL-  Robb replied. J",     "  "The Graduating Class," t wa&inro-  posed by Mr. R. M.. Chalmefs ltd  in reply Mr. R. L. Maltlentr' mine  a pleasing speech replete arith interesting reminiscences.      ������Ju������i ��������������� |, <-���������;  During the evening UM**ch������d|*aian  expressed the gratitude,, trf.. the., jto-  denta to Mr. Justice MdfflS&n toi> Is  lectures he had given ?tn&rf and" expressed the pleasure fWt *t tho*MH*>  nouncement that a couaaa e&JeqAofea  by Chief Justice Macdonald was..eao  of tbe prospectai of the Treat    _  .'. Wli'll."*  .     ...    .������������������     .      ���������    ���������. ., ....asked ln a frightened way, her heart  ghastly story, Agues, and then you will! throbbinE painfully  see how I was cornered.    I never in-1tt!^ ,5?X ahouted "i  tended to ask you again, but just this! to JS^,   **������    ' *'   '  once I want you to meet me. in your |    Sho tt���������ne,A '���������,  "and don't dare  old summer-house. I want to talk tbe  situation over with you. I must publicly own or disown this engagement;  I must do something soon, and I don't  want to act entirely on my own responsibility."  "You saw Felix before you left the  Larches; why didn't you tell him?"  "I meant to tell him, but I was bewildered,, and after a spell decided to  consult you first. It's easy to be wise  after the event with the result staring  you in the face. You see I reckoned  without my host, or rather hostess.  How was I to know that fiend had  sent that infernal announcement be  She turned and ran. His eyes followed her retreating figure; he did  not withdraw them, till she was wholly  out of sight, and then he turned to  the young man standing a step above  him, framed by tbe rustic ruined  porch. The stars shone brightly, and  the high riding moon sent a pencil of  light on to the lower half of Paul's  face, revealing the rigid line of upper.  lip drawn over the small even teeth.  Felix raised a beckoning forefinger,  and pointed to the ground in front fo  him, and with one long stride he  obeyed the imperious gesture, and  faced him closely.  "One  question, if  you please,  and  w������tt  The Queen MMfo?  Luncheon aria^������W^  Teas a Specialty..- *  ���������'���������'"' -fry-- ������������������>   v*l  i********,**.*m*f^  HARRY   8PRAGUE  PA88ED  AWAY  New York, April 7.���������Harry Sprague,  42'years old, said to be a prominent  real estate promoter of Vancouver, B.  C, was found dead in bed in Belmont  Inn, Hollls, Long Island, yesterday.  Sprague went to the inn two weeks  ago, accompanied by a valet, who also  acted as a nurse.  #/������������������. . ���������'���������y-x^j-.x ������-u**H������'������q  i >  CALL ON AM 'i *.t������  ....   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April 11,1913  V  Notes From Ottawa  (Continued from page 1)  "Wa* an utterance well prepared and excellently  delivered.  A Western Ontario member who stands close  to the ministry and is always to be counted upon  ��������� in any changes that may take place during the  next few years is Mr. Joseph E. Armstrong, member for East Lambton. Mr. Armstrong made a  name for himself while the Conservative party  were in Opposition, hot only as a sound critic of  the Government of the day, but along constructive  lines as well, for there was no man who contributed more in the House to the bringing into  baing of the great idea of rui*al. mail delivery.  This session he is seeing brought about another  great idea that he has long advocated���������namely a  system of parcels post. ?o postal matters in general Mr. Armstrong gave a great amount of attention during days of Opposition, spending  weeks at a time in investigating at first hand the  working ont of big postal problems in the United  States. That the Liberal Government on the eve  of the election of 1908 seized his rural delivery  idea in its entirety and took to itself credit for  the same did not to any great extent detract from  lite fact that it was to the member for East  Lambton the House and the country owed the  debt for tiie information and argument that had  made the carrying out of the project so comparatively easy. ^  This session Mr. Armstrong has done some of  his best work in committee. He has been particularly prominent in the Banking and Agricultural Committees, his share in the work of  the latter having been noteworthy. There are  few men who, taking it all around, stand nearer  to the cabinet rank.  ' The close of the week found the Liberal party  again proclaiming their intention of obstructing  the navy bill and of holding up all public business; It remains to be seen to what extent they  wilt carry out the threats they were making on  , Friday and Saturday, but it indicates at least  that the wing of the party that is led by Hon.  .William Pugsley is in control.  , The followers of the ex-minister of public  woriTs are boasting that they will turn the House  ���������f ^Commons into a "bear garden" and that the  disgraceful scenes of Saturday, March 15, will  loon like a pink tea or a Quaker prayer meeting  in comparison. It was Puglsey who was responsible for the rowdy scenes of that memorable  Saturday night, and apparently the ex-minister is  M-epared to still lower the Parliament of Canada.  'f'tigsiey is ambitious to be the successor of Sir  ���������Wilfrid t*wier-���������that is an open secret at Ottawa.  ' Re has taken this notorious way of going about  it. TJlie needs of the Empire, Canada's duty to  England, and the self-respect of the Dominion,  all must be sacrificed tosatisfy the personal ambi-  ij*om # Mr.. Pugsley and1 a few ex-cabinet ministers. As for the position of the Government, it  js clear as,4t h������s been for a long time. The Government wilt not submit to minority rule, and has  go intention of dissolving Parliament just to suit  file fancy of discredited politicians.- If the bill  is aj-ain abstracted and Parliamentary anarchy is  again instituted a change of the rules will be  Jjtfde so that while free speech can be protected,  ������; minority cannot put spokes into the wheels of  the Government, and cannot hold up the King's  business, jf the naval bill can be passed without  ������ti������h an amendment to the rules so much the  better,- but passed it must be.  ' It was very plain in the later part of the week  that Pugsley was in control or was trying to get  it. He objected at every turn to the passing of  the one-sixth of the estimates. He was finally  very reluctantly forced to agree. When the Japanese treaty came up Sir Wilfrid announced that  the bill would be allowed to go through without  practically any debate.. They were not opposed  to the bill. - But Pugsley apparently over-rode  him, assumed command, and it took two days solid  talking on subjects which were worn threadbare  to get the measure through. The main point iii  the Japanese treaty was the clause reserving to  Canada the right to contrpl its own immigration  affairs. The difference between the policy of the  old Government and the present Administration  was clearly illustrated by Premier Borden. The  late Government dealt with the excess of immigration into Canada from Japan by an appeal  to the Government of Japan. "Our view," said  the Premier, "is that while friendly with Japan  and ready to co-operate in the broadest way,, and  while we have confidence that the Japanese Government will carry out loyally the arrangement  made, yet final control will be with the Parliament  and the Government of Canada. When this bill  becomes law it will retain to Canada the control  over immigration from Japan as from all countries of the world.v  ..;;.,.'.,..  H. H. Stevens, membfei- for V&neouverj who is  recognized as an authority on the question of  Asiatic immigration also emphasized this point  in an able speech dealing with the question.  "The restriction of immigration," explained  Mr. Stevens, "was instituted voluntarily by the  Japanese Government, as a result of the agitation  in British Columbia, and the repeated demands of  the Imperial Government and:Tthe Government of  British Columbia has resulted, up to the present,  in keeping immigration from Japan within reasonable bounds. The Prime Minister stated. this  afternoo^-tbjftt so far as this agreement, or voluntary restriction of immigration from Japan, is  concerned;.hVwould be continued by the Japanese  Government, and that will satisfy the people of  British Columbia that the present Government of  Canada is alive to its duties and ready to protect  the interests of the country. I "believe that this  is a dignified agreement, and a dignified method  to deal with this question. The people of Japan  have said that this provision of our bill does not  offend them, that it does not affect their national  dignity or their national pride; and at the same  time, the immigration is duly and properly restricted."  In closing he said: "I conclude by congratulating the Government upon making this very  satisfactory arrangement, an arrangement that  we in the West have looked forward to for many  years. - -| would suggest to this Government the  advtoWHty of opening with China negotiations  along the same line. I have had the pleasure of  travelling in the Orient, both in Japan and in  China, to:some considerable extent, and I can  assure you, Mr. Speaker and this House, that the  time is coming at no very distant day when it  will be an exceedingly advisable thing for a  country to have commercial relations with these  eastern countries. I hope the Bight Honorable the  Prime Minister will take that into his consideration* and i������ the. proper time and in the proper  way" Will liriWgyin some such measure as that now  before lis."  t  IheM Real Bargain" Haniware Store  OP QAUUTY AND QUANTITY  The CHARM Steel Ranges  Made for us and guaranteed by one of  the oldest Canadian manufacturers.  For one week we will cut these down about 40#.   Now  is. your chance   toget a  good;, reliable range very  reasonably.  14-inch with high ck>8ft; reg. $46.00 for $34.50  16-inch   ".   'p -. ."      "    1&00 fer 35.50  18-inch  50.00 for 37.50  Carpenter Aprons, 7 pocket with legs 75c  Carpenter Aprons, 7 pocket with straps ...75c  6, 7 and 8 in. Insulated Lineman Plyers, reg.  values to $2.00, all sizes   ...75c  6-in. Combination Plyers, reg. 60c, for. 40c  8-in. Gas Plyers, reg. 65c for!..;; ........45c  9-in. Gas Plyers, reg. 95c for ...60c  6-in. Bell Hangers Plyers, reg. 85c, for. 60c  8-in. Bell Han-gersPlyers,reg. $1.50for...75c  7-in. Combination Plyers, reg. 75c for......45c  8-in. Combination Plyers, reg. $1.00, for 60c  Disston Brick Trowels, all sizes, reg. $2.00,  ��������� - 'for....'...;^.'.'.:.- .* $1.25  6, 7 and 8-in. Combination Emery Oil Stones,  reg. values to $1.00, all sizes ...50c  Phoqe  Sey.  3472  3473  Phone:;  The Honig Stores, Ltd. X"  1 56-58 and 60 HASTINQS STREET EAST  Factors ia ladlvidual aad NitisaaJ life  (Continued from Paqe I)  and national manhood. 'From the days of Garibaldi to the present they have been cutting loose  from that .strange "New Religion,*' until they  insist on having their destiny in their own hands.  They say in clear and strong terms to the whole  world, including the priests of that "New Religion," that henceforth their children must learn  in the national schools, and all hindrances and  hinderers thereto must stand baek or be swept  aside.  Here, in Vancouver, we have large numbers ,  of the sons and daughters of Italy; and even  here they are pestered with numerous attempts  made to prevent their children receiving a free,  .first-class, national education. But to our Italian  ' citizens we would say stand Sua, hold to the high  lines of intellectual manhood, freedom aud independence. Let no man, no> eleric, no soul on  earth, fool on frighten you and your c&Uditen out  of your glorious Canadian inheritance. Go to-the  public schools) to the^ high s-thoojs, end to our  colleges if you are to be successful iu the highest  walks of life in your adopted Cltwadiau home. If  you are satisfied with a third rate place amongst  our citizens you���������������������������can succeed by giving up your  children's' educational rights and intellectual  freedom to those who would control you and  drag you down to a level with Italy in the days  of her worst and in her degradation.  My interest in my country and in all Jier citizens makes it expedient for me to write this short  epistle.  THE SACRED OAK OP SCRIPTURE.  A few quotations will gjive us an insight into  the importance of the Oak ef the Bible.  "Jacob hid them under the Oak which was by  Shechem."  "And there came an angel of the Lord and sat  under an Oak which was in 0-phra."  "Gideon brought broth to the angel under the  Oak."  "They found the man of God sitting-under an  Oak."  "They buried Saul and his sons under the Oak  in Jabesh."  "They had idols under every thick Oak,"  "And Joshua wrote these words in a book in  the Law; of God, and took a great stone and set  it up under an Oak by the sanctuary  of  the  Lord."  "They buried Deborah beneath Bethel under  an Oak."  In Isaiah 44-14 we read that the Oak was used  in making images for worship.  In Hosea 443:   "They sacrifice under Oaks,.','  Zecb.11-2:  "Howl, 0 ye Oaks of Bashan."  There are many other passages which show  that the oak was held in esteem and was a sacred  tree among the Israelites of old>.  No wonder thst their descendants, the Druids,  held the oak as a sacred tree.  In fact, the more carefully we look into the  wbole history of the Druids and compare with  ancient Israel, the more surely we must become  interested in the wonderful similarity. Conviction of IDENTITY has come to very many  students who scan the whelg Ehe of identical  characteristics.  II BOOK Cf  V ���������  This is a 75 page hook composed of all the favorite recipes of the ladies of the Mount  Pleasanst Methodist Church and their friends. Each recipe has been tested and is  accompanied by the name of the contributor. The work of gathering, arranging and  financing was done mainly by Mrs. T. C. Craighead and Mrs. G. P. Challenger.  After due deliberation the ladies decided to entrust the printing of this book to the  TERMINAL CITY PRESS, LTD., 2408 Westminster Road, and the result fully justified this  trust, as the work turned out was well printed, neat and moderately priced.  As the dedication shows, this work is in the interests of the Mission Rand of  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church and it is reported that the books are selling rapidljr. If you  wish to see a sample, call at this office and we will be pleased to show you.  The Price of the Book is  Gents  And can be purchased from Members of the Band

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