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 Phone: Fairmont  1140  Ask far AJvertfefcaf fates  VOLUME V.  H. H. STEVENS, M.P., Editor-iiw*i*J  >r  VANCOTJViR BpffWH Colombia, OCTOBER 24, 1918  Ma. 24  British Columbia Gains Much from Underwood  Bill Without Surrendering Fiscal Independence  Valuable Tables and Statistics for Readers of the Western Call  -    .     ��������� .    ���������   . .   . ^^4^^___^____^���������_���������    ������������������ , ���������    ���������       , -,���������,a���������        .���������__   NEW AMERICAN TARIFF  "7   ''  . > ������������������ .    ..  Underwood BUI Seductions Give* Everything  Granted Under Reciprocity and Without  Surrendering Our Fiscal Independence  When the reciprocity pact was under discussion  at the election of 1911 the contention of the Conservatives was that the Democrats would grant to  Canada through a reduction of the tariff all the  advantages of the reciprocity treaty without- the  Dominion necessarily giving anything in return  and without our surrendering oiur fiscal independence and tieing ourselves up to a foreign nation.  Events have proven absolutely the contention  of the Conservatives. The new Wilson tariff bill  waa signed recently, and has now gone into force  And under it not only has Canada got att that the  reciprocity treaty ever granted, but much more,  and in addition tiie Canadian home market is preserved for the Canadian farmer.  There are many articles either reduced or placed  on the free list now which the old reciprocity pact  did not touch, All this is secured without any  compensation, and atill gives' Canada its home  market for the farmers of the Dominion, and  places any future tariff changes not in the hands  of a foreign nation, but of Canada alone.  One criticism which ia levelled *J������iast the  present tariff changes is that 0*i^-alone will  not enjoy the advantages of the reduced tariff, but  it will be thrown open to all countries. However,  H mutt be recalled that even' under the American  reciprocity j>act, the twelve favored nation*. Can>  the advantages, if lay, which would accrue from  the passing of tne treaty.  One province particularly which will gain by  the new tariff bill, and wbUm was practically isolated by the reciprocity agreement, is British  Columbia. Under the new tariff, coal, lumber,  fruit and fish are jrot on the free list, and these  main-products of British Columbia will bave free  access to the American market.  COMPARISON OF TARIFFS.  The articles free by the reciprocity agreement  which are free by the final draft of the new.  United States tariff are cattle, swine, sheep and  lambs, rye, buckwheat, corn, fresh milk, fresh  cream, eggs, grass seeds, oysters, lobsters, shrimps  and other shell fish, all other fish except in oil or  in tin packages, salt, asbestos, crude barbed wire,  extract of hemlock bark, cream separators, type*  setting machines, coke, timber (hewn, squared or  sided), sawed boards, planks, deals and other lumber pickers and palings, wooden staves.  Wheat will be free if Canada removes the duty  on wheat, wheat flour and other wheat products ���������  otherwise the duty will be 10 per cent, instead of  25 cents per bushel. Potatoes will be free if Canada removes the duty; otherwise 10 per cent,  instead of 25 cents per bushel.  Here is a list of articles not mentioned in the  reciprocity agreement which are to be made free  by the final draft of the new United States tariff:  Acid, acetic, average 27 per cent., free.  Acid, sulphuric, y������ cents per pound, free.  Alcohol, wood, 20 per cent., free.  Sewing machines, 30 per cent., free.  Typewriters, 30 per cent. free.  Cast-iron pipe % cents per pound, free.  Cement, Portland, 8 cents per 100 lbs., free.  Coal, bituminous, 45 cents per town, free.  Flax straw $5 per ton, free.  Flax, not hackled or dressed, 1 cent per lb., free.  Flax, hackled, 3 cents per lb., free.  Fulminates, 20 per cent., free.  Explosives for mining, etc., 2 cents to 4 cents per  lb., free.  Hoop or band iron or steel for baling purposes,  $6 per ton, free.  Pig iron, $2.50 per ton, free.  Iron in slabs, blooms, etc., $8 per ton, free.  Leather for boots and shoes, 5 per cent, to 20 per  cent., free.  Leather boots and shoes, 10 per cent, to 15 per  cent., free.  Harness, saddles and saddlery, 20 per cent, to  35 per cent., free.  Condensed milk and cream, 2 cents per lb., free.  Cut nails and spikes, 4-10 cents per lb., free.  Horseshoe nails, Vfe cents per lb., free.  Wire nails, 4-10 to V������ cents per lb., free.  Hojfse, mule or ox shoes, % cents per lb., free.  Railway bars or rails, 7-40 cents per lb., free.  Sheep dip, 20 per cent., free.  Sheep skins, wool thereon dutiable at 10 cents  per lb., free.  Steel ingots, blooms, slabs, billets (ordinary), $6  to $10 per ton, free.  Wire, galvanized, sueh as is commonly used, 1 cent  per lb., but not for fencing, less than 35 per  cent., free.  Wire fencing, certain gauges, 45 per cent., free.  Wool raw, 11 cents per lb., free.  Wool, washed, 22 cents per lb., free.  Wool, scoured 36 cents per lb., free.  Here is yet another list showing articles mentioned in the reciprocity agreement which are to  be made free by the final draft of the United States  tariff:  Meats, fresh or salted,Xxk cents per lb., free.  JBacon and hams, 1-^4 cents per lb., free.    " '  Meats, canned, 20 per cent., free.  Tallow, 40 cents per 100 lbs., free.  Lard, 1% cents per lb., free.  Buckwheat-flour, 50 cents per 100 lbs., free.  Cornmeal, 12V_ cents per 100 lbs., free.  Rye flour, 50 cents per bbl., free.  Biscuits and cakes, without sweetening,   20   per  cent., free.  Biscuits and cakes, with sweetening 25 per cent.,  free.  Farm waggons, 22% |>er cent., free.  Agricultural implements, 15 per cent- and 20 per  cent., free. ���������  .Laths, 10 cents per M, free.  Shingles, 30 cents per M, free.  Sawed boards, planed on one side, 50 cents per M  feet, free.  Sawed boards, planed, tongued and grooved, 75  cents to $1.50 per thousand feet, free.  Iron ore, 10 cents per ton, free.  Slack" coal, 15 cents per ton, free.  Wheat flour, bran and other wheat products  will be free if Canada removes duty on wheat,  wheat flour and.other wheat products; otherwise  the duty will be 45 cents per bbl. on wheat flour  and 10 per cent, on bran and other products of  wheat. Under reciprocity, wheat bran and other  offals of grain used for animal food were 12V2  cents per 100 lbs.  UNITED STATES REVENUE STATISTICS  4'The American people ..'. . smoked more  cigars and cigarettes, and chewed more tobacco  during the fiscal year 1913, than in any other  yearly period of the nation's history, according  to the record-breaking internal revenue receipts  for the fiscal year ended June 30.  "Smokers used 7,707,000,000 cigars and 14,012,-  000,000 cigarettes. This was 217,000,000 cigars  and 2,790,000,000 cigarettes more than ever before. Patrons of the pipe smoked 403,200,000  pounds of tobacco."  THE GRAIN MARKET  The world's wheat crop for 1913-14 Broomhall  estimates at 3,792,000,000 or 154,000,000 increase  over 1912-13, when the total was 3,648,000,000  against 3,408,000,000 in 1911-12, 3,544,000,000 in  1910-11 and 3,608,000,000 in 1909-10, showing four  years' average 3,552,000,000. Against this indicated large wheat yield there is a deficiency of  1,000,000,000 of feed crops in the United States  compared with a year ago, and of 104,000,000 rye  in the world's total which is a European bread-  making grain.  -0-**i^P" 't''"*P*-I****'*tW   T 99**/***f'99*9*9**^^*7   9*9*ww*\^9m**)*w*99  In 1909 Laurier declared himself in favor of a  Canadian naval service in co-operation with the  Imperial navy both to be undar one control.  In 1910 the Laurier Naval Service Act was so  framed as to provide oomplete separation of the  Canadian from the Imperial navy. The Canadian  navy was to be absolutely neutral in time of war.  In 1910, contrary to the advice of the Admiralty,  Laurier refused to supply even one fleet unit.  In 1912 Laurier declared two fleet units were  necessary.   Why, then, the refusal of one in 1910?  SIR WILFRID'S LATEST  ONTARIO'S WHITE PINE  The Ontario Oovernment has just issued a handbook of Ontario resources which claims for Ontario the most valuable pine forests on the Continent. "The forest wealth of the Province," it  states, "is an asset that must not be overlooked.  The forest area of Ontario, not counting Patricia,  the newly added district, which alone has 100,000  square miles, is the most valuable on the Continent of America. The quantity of pine still standing on licensed lands is estimated at 7,000,000,000  feet and on unlicensed lands 13,500,000,000. The  total revenue of the Province from woods and  forests in 1912 was $1,985,662."  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, speaking in Chateauguay  the other day, declared he was in favor of lowering the Canadian tariff, thus returning to the  people the $50,000,000 surplus the present government has accumulated during its two years of  office.  The people of Canada well know how little sincerity is behind such a statement made only in the  vain, hope of catching votes. When the present  government lowered the duty on cement in order  to assist the people of the west, Laurier and the  | members of his party raised a great outcry against  any such action.  Sir Wilfrid's recent statement will be further  discounted when it is remembered that he came  into power a pronounced Free Trader, but immediately developed into a strong Protectionist.  COSTLY FINANCING.  The modern method of Civic Financing���������in  fact, of all public financing���������is undoubtedly a  most expensive method.  On the' average 30-year loan much over double  the amount received is returned in principle and  interest.  An opportunity here presents itself to some  enterprising economist to devise a new method  of dealing with this troublesome problem.  UWYERS UNNECESSARY  AS MAtt OF THE LAW  (From the Journal of Commerce.)  -, The passing of the Underwood Tariff Bill in  the United States is bringing unstinted praise to  President Woodrow Wilson. The measure is very  largely the creation of his own brain and to him.  very largely is due the credit for its speedy passage through the two houses. His work in this  connection, as well as throughout his adminiatra-  tion is a direct refutation of the claim thst a lawyer is necessary to administer tiie affairs of a nation. President Wilson was a school teacher, then  a professor and then a university president before  entering into tbe realm of politics. He acquired  a theoretical knowledge of polities probably un-  equalled by anyone in the United States and Is  now proceeding to put those theories into practice. His excellent work has in a very large measure called fresh attention to the desirability of  having business men or trained atndents and*  thinkers aa law makers instead of ae>* many'lawyers. ���������.  In both Canada and the United Statea and to a  lesser extent in Great Britain there ia a growing  tendenc-������ iwiiAi^nalFt of the electors to reject law-  yera whto;4oey^i-eaent themselves at the polls.  It is felt that lawyers spend too much tune in hair  splitting controversies and end up by mating law  so involved and complicated that it require* another nt of Uwy erf'to interpret the measures  which Wve b������fmjrf*|*d on the statute book*. Ap*  business men and fewer lawyer* in onr legislatta?  halls, in Canada, there are 75 lawyers and 7  notaries or a total of 82 professional law makers  out of a total membership of 221, or over 37 per,  cent. In the United States, lawyers number 220  put of a total membership of 391 in Congress and  39 out tof 91 Senators, or over one-half in each  house. In the British Parliament, lawyers number less than one-seventh of tbe total memberabip,  which may account for the reputation the British  House of Commons, possesses of being the "finest  . deliberative body in the world." We, in Canada,  could get along with fewer lawyers in Parliament  and more practical business men.  ���������:w-  __,  OCEAN TRAGEDIES OF NINETEEN YEARS  Lives  lioat.  1893���������June 22, HM-S. Victoria..........    359  1895���������January 30, Elbe     334  1896���������June 16, Drummond Castle     247  1896���������December 7, Salier     281  1897���������June 9, Aden       92  1898���������July 2, Burgogne     571  1898���������October 14, Mohegan      107  1899���������March 30, Stella      105  1901���������February 22, City of Rio de Janerio    122  1901���������April 1, Asian      180  1902���������May 6, Govermorta     739  1904���������June 15, General Slocum  1,000  1905���������September 12, Mikasa      599  1905���������November 19, Hilda      130  1906���������August 4, Sirio      350  1907���������February 12, Larchmont      131  1907���������February 21, Berlin      141  1907���������February 24, Imperatrix      137  1908���������March 23, Mutsa Maru      300  1908-July ���������, Ying King      300  1908���������November 6, Taish      150  1908���������November 25, Sardinia      150  1909���������August 24, Columbia       80  1910���������February 9, General Chanzy      200  1911���������February 2, Abenton        70  1911���������April 23, Asia        40  1911���������September 5, Tuscapel        81  1911���������April 2, Koombana      150  1912���������April 14, Titanic  1,503  1913���������October 11, Yolturno      136  The above is only a partial list. It does not  include the Condor, the Colone or the Venture  and many others. It does, however, give some  idea of the fearful toll of death from travel.  CARFARES  The action of the B. C. Electric in increasing  the "car-fares" has resulted in much indignation  and criticism on the part of the public. Some  say let us walk���������that is easy, if one happens to  live close in, but to those living out in South  Vancouver it is a "horse of another color."  Others say "why do the Council not make the  company reduce its fares?" The Council cannot,  simply because the agreement or franchise does  not expire until 1919.  The B. C. Electric are giving more now than  they agreed to give.    Their franchise permits a  charge of five cents, it also permits a ten-minute  service on Robson and Davie lines, and a twenty-  (.ContinuetJ on Page 8)  4.1  ''-*& THE WESTERN CALL.  Friday, October 24,1913  Calladine's  Save You  Money  On All Lines  A few of them:*  Special This Week  I_^Qu������erOat-  49-lb. sack Flour* any  kind      -    -    $1.75  494b. sack Apple Blossom Flour   -    $1.60  Holbrook's Marmalade  1-lb. jars -    -    15c  Gold Seal Condensed  Milk      -    2 for 25c  Candied Peel - 20c  Shelled Walnuts 40c  Shelled Almonds 45c  Nabob Coffee - 40c  NabobTea - '"-'. 40c  B.R. Tea. 35c,3 for $1.00  Bottles Worcestershire  Sauce    ���������    2 for 15c  2239 Commercial Dr.  Bread, tttiely ft ItettriiBr.  Pbmsm|ii.277ll*l74I  PLEASE REMEMBER that all  the Groceries sold by ua are absolutely pore aodwillconformtothe  Pore Food Laws. Our Groceries  are uniformly high-grade. We  do not seQ any merchandise of  doubtful quality, and when yon  order from us yon haye the^atur*  ancf that yoo will receive ahso-  lately thejpest tlw market affords  at the lowest possible prices.  Grandview  Thanksgiving evening was celebrated at Trinity church with a turkey  supper. An orchestra was present,  and there was a good programme.  The Epworth League of the Trinity church gave an excellent programme at their recent social evening, and everyone present voted the  affair a success.  A surprise meeting was given by  the Dorcas Circle to Rev. Mr. and  Mrs. Harkness on their return from  their wedding trip, and Mrs.- Harkness was presented with a doily roll  full of doilies as a token of the esteem  of the circle.  Mr. Allan Urquhart, of Mount  Pleasant, has bought the,, brick block  formerly owned by Messrs. Brown  & Griffin. This block' is en the corner of Commerciaf drive and Graveley street, and the first floor is occupied by._ the Gent's Furnishing  Store of W. J. McRae and by the  office of Charles E. Smith, real estate broker.  Mr. John Johnson, of Norway, accompanied by his wife and two  daughters, arrived in Vancouver recently, and are residing at 1621 Salisbury drive. Mr. Johnson, who, is  really a very old timer of Vancouver,  having arrived here on the first C. P.  R. train coming into the place, has  large property interests here which  he has come out to look after. He  expects to be here for six months.  Mrs. B. Witter, of Lakewood drive,  spent several days of last week in  Victoria, where she was present at the  third quarterly meting of the Baptist  Mission Board.  The report of the early part of  this week re the extension of Venables as a paved stredti gives all the  property owners fronting on the  street, agreeable to the matter, pleasure.  Mr. B. Dial, a prominent business  man of Saskatoon, has been in Vancouver on a business and pleasure  trip. Mr. Dial reports wheat at-. a  fair price when considering there is  such a quantity on the market.,,  The auxiliary of the Women's Missionary Society of the Grandview  Methodist church were addressed on  the occasion of their recent social  afternoon by- Mrs. Spencer, mission-,  ary, and by Rev. Mr. Lett. Music,  refreshments and a social hour Were  other features of the meeting.  ���������   ���������   ���������  The Dorcas circle of Kings Daughters meet today at the home of Mrs.  Riggs. At the recent annual-meeting  of this society the officers elected-for  the year were: Mrs. (Dr.) Goostrey,  president; Mrs. (Dr.) Danley and  Mrs. A. Byrnejl, vice presidents;  Mrs. (Dr.) Bishop corresponding secretary; Mrs. Mclntyre, treasurer, and  Miss Alice Horner, secretary. Miss  Pearl Long was appointed onanist.  Cedar Cottage  .\  :-v_J.  Rev. J. C. Madill entertained the  Elders of the cuhrch to dinner at the  nfanse' on Friday evening. .  The Girl Guides had their regular  meeting on the evening of September  16th. Sewing was the programme of  the evening.  Resulting from the collections of  the Thftnlcsgiying services of the Cedar Cottage Presbyterian church on  the 12th inst. and the annual dinner  on the evening of the 13th, about  $150 were added to tbe church funds.  4������*>tMMt*������*fe������tv������rttttt������tt ������m������tt H M"l*-m Mlt* i Hit;  ���������������������������"'���������- use -���������  FOR  : Comfortt Monvenience, Economy \\  The cost for continuous operation is only a few ;;  cents per hour.  The iron is operated from an ordinary house- j|  hold socket  The irons sold by this company are constructed |  on the best principles.   This means an appliance  which is hot at the point and cool at the handle. :  The iron bears the manufacturer's guarantee.  8. C. ELECTRIC CO.  Carrall and Phone  Hastings Sts. Seymour gooo  .+ I Ml' M"l M |. !��������� ...M..|. M.-M'_ I ������ M    .1.* .i������.|i*+,..|ii,...+ ������������������������������i|*+������*. ������ ���������������������������������'  n38 Oranvllle St.  Near Davie St.     I  ** I ��������� H M I U t 1 I I I 1 1 I II I 1-++++   ������* II * III 9 I *���������*���������** M'+MI > H' I' I'l  \ Use Stave Lake Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ��������� more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  An "At Home" was given in the  Robson Memorial church on Monday  evening. r  Rev. Mr. Boulton, Wilson Heights  church, preached in the Robson Mer  morial church on Sunday evening.  His sermon was especially for .the  Epworth League. ������.xM  .-*���������.������������������  On her way to the Presbyterian  church on Victoria road recently,, Mips  Flett lost her hand hag, which was of  white crochet, containing a purse with  a Free Mason emblem. The emblem  which had the symbols in blue enamel, was sewed to the purse. Other  contents of the hand bag were a pair  of gold spectacles and $12 in money.  Miss Flett, of Los Angeles, and'formerly of Cedar Cottage, donated $50.  The organization of a young ladies'  Mission Circle, connected with the  Methodist church, took place at the  home of Mrs. W. MacPhie tin. the  evening of September 16th, when the  following~ officers were elected:  Mrs. W. McPhie; honorary president;  Miss Amy Gunn; president; Miss  Hulda Manual, recording secretary;  Miss Rose Whelan, corresponding  secretary, and Miss Isabella Crowe,  corresponding secretary.  On the evening of October 16 the  Women's Missionary Society of the  Robson Memorial church gave an  "At Home," at which several missionaries were present. Rev. Mr. Morgan  of Collingwood, who was a missionary in China for a number of years,  and Mrs. Spencer, who spent a number of years with the Indian* in  Skitegatt, were guests. Mr. Morgan  spoke on the signs of the times in  China, and Mrs. Spencer spoke on  the Indian problem with reference to  the white man. Mrs. Holmes, district organizer, was present. Mr.  Heskett, choir manager, land Mrs.  Leslie Manual gave appropriate  solos.  r  *  *.  j  i  *  *  Western Canada Power Company,  LIMITED  IHM. kjBMT 4779       6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg.  P. O. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  Miiiim-inntinii.il   ��������� 111ninh1111111111n 1  Qrandview Methodist Church  Epworth League  Pastor��������� Rev. F. G. Lett  8unday 8ervicee:���������  Preaching 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.;  8unday School, <L30 p.m.  Epworth League���������Monday 8 p.m.  Prayer Meeting���������Wednesday 8 p.m.  ....The young people invite everybody  to their League meetings, and siiggeat  regular attendance at all services of  the  Church.      The  People  are Wei*  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quebec St.  Preaching Services���������11 a.m.    and    "t:H  D.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m  Pastor. Bev. A. F.Baker. 6-14th Ave., Eait  OOT ODD-  #���������*  ar-M-TT ob-ob  nuows  MT. PLEASANT LODGE NO. lt  Meets   every   Tuesday   at   S p.m.  is  I.O.O.F.   hall,     Westminster     Ave..   Mt  Pleasant    Soourning brethren  cordlall-r  invited to attend.  J. C. Davis. N. G., 1281 Homer Street  J. Ha-Jdon. V. G��������� 2616 Main Street  Thoa. SeweO. Ree. See.. 481 Seventh Ave. K.  Four Gallant Englishmen  How a British Force Was Cut Up-  Wild Dervish Onrushes.  (Overseas Mail.)  A thrilling story of cool and unflinching gallantry, worthy of the  highest traditions of fheBritish Empire, is unfolded in the prosaic pages  of a Blue book on Somaliland affairs,  issued on Tuesday night and dealing  principally with the reverse to the  Somaliland Camel Corps, which, on  August 9, was cut1 up by Dervishes at  Dul Madoba, about fifty miles from  Berbera, on the African coast of the  Gulf of Aden.  ��������� The gallant feat of Mr. Geoffrey  ^rcher, the Acting Commissioner, in  going out to the relief of the survivors of the Camel Corps, with a mere  handful of men, gains added lustre  from his own modest reports on the  incident. But with his must be ranked  the names of the three men who defended the zareba or fenced enclosure  of the Camel Corps against the on-  rushing horde* of. Dervishes.  ������������������. ** ���������  Capt. Summers, of the King's African Rifles, Mr. Dunn, of the Camel  Constabulary,, and Mr. Cor field, the  Commandant "of th'e Camel Corps,  who were killed.  Penalty With His Life  "It is evident," says the Colonial  Secretary, in a dispatch to the Acting  Commissioner, "that the whole responsibility for this ill-advised action  must rest with the late Mr. Corfield.  He has paid the penalty with his life,  and I have no desire to dwell on this  aspect of the matter. But I.am compelled, if only in justice to the other  officers concerned, to record my  opinion that the disaster was due to  his complete: disregard of the instructions issued by his. Majesty's  Government, by Mr. Byatt, Commissioner for Somaliland, and by yourself."  But both, Mr. Archer and Capt.  Summers pay high tributes to the  Commandant's briviry.. "A rash act  has involved the Government of the  Protectorate in a severe set-back,"  writes Mr. Archer in one dispatch,  "and in the circumstances in a politically disastrous withdrawal from  Burao. For this Mr. Corfield, who  had previously done such excellent  work, has paid the penalty with his  Wfadt c������n o������������i[J)e:|ai������|;that be allowed his attribute of great personal  bravery and the complete confidence  he had in the men under his command to outweigh his better judgment The action of Dul Madoba  should never have been fought."  2.000 Dervishes.  After a discussion with Mr. Cor-  fied, Mr. Archer ordered a strong re-  connaisance in the direction of Ber,  and instructed Capt. Summers, who  had accompanied him from Berbera,  to go with the force with a view to  advising Mr. Archer later on the military situation. The Camel Constabulary���������116 rank and file, with Mr.  Corfield as commandant, Mr. Dunn  as assistant commandant, and Capt.  Summers attached���������moved out of  Burao at 3 p. m. on August 8, and  that evening arrived within four miles  of Idoweina, where the Dervishes'  fires were seen to be illuminating the  sky. Scouts sent forward reported  that the enemy were assembled in  force, and estimated their numbers at  2,000,~with 150 horse.  "Had the commandant," says Mr.  Archer, "at this juncture fallen back  and reported to me on the situation,  a valuable service would have been  rendered, even though some risk had  been   incurred Contrary   to  orders, however, the commandant  decided to engage the Dervishes and  to place his force in such a position  as to intercept on the morrow their  line of retreat with their stock into  the Ain. I need scarcely comment  on the hazardous natiire of such an  undertaking with the force at his  disposal."  Mr. Corfield was, however, clearly  determined to operate against the  Dervishes. At 4:30 a. m. on August  9 the Camel Corps stood to arms.  The friendly tribesmen fled at the  first shot. The Dervishes advanced  in a series of determined onrushes  and enveloped the right fiank. The  Maxim gun was soon put out of action by rifle fire. Mr. Corfield was  shot and died instantly at about 7:15  a. m. The rank and file showed regrettable want of steadiness. On the  first retirement of the Dervishes they  rose to pursue them, and it was only  with difficulty that Mr. Dunn got  them back to-the main body.  "About 10 a. m.," Capt. Summers  says, "Mr. Dunn and myself and our  few remaining men found ourselves  surrounded on all sides by Dervishes,  but we had contrived to construct a  small zareeba of dead ponies and  camels. At noon the Dervishes, who  had ruii out of ammunition, retreated." Capt. Summers was wounded,  and all the responsibility in the final  stages of the action, he says, devel-  (Continued on Page 3)  l'HE  Where it pays to deal.  Books, Stationery  Newspapers. Magazines  Confectionery  1130 Commercial Drive  J. 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"Indeed; Wayne teported tbo  i:nel killed in front of hla toss."  - "Not killed, but seriously woe  ���������Ths son aaked permtssfcai to tato Mm  'home to a place called Btmhorat naar  Laurel Hilt"  ; "I know the plantation, sbV I aald.  By lnt*������reet ci������*_sin������ n_e to Interrupt  "It la on the Medford road."  ��������� "Ah. you have met tbo lad, possibly,  major," aad lie turned bia faoe to*  ���������ward me.   "The boy taterested m*  9**nr? , yyyy;"':A?"  l  "No. sir; I endeavored to find fete  >t Lee's hea-Jqenrtere, bet felled,   t  leave met bis father and atasstV*  '  -A. lovely girt, no dombi"  "To my mind, yea, air."  HU grave face lighted with a, an*  ,. _1  Applications for enrollment will be {received  each]Wednesday from 8 to 10 p. m., at the  Regimental Headquarters, corner of William"  -   _  ���������.   *____a_________i  ���������,tsw  Street and Commercial]! Drive. 1 ^Applicants  ���������-������W_M���������W^mm- _M������M*W������^BWMM������MWMlWM___MiBimHB|M_||  ������ mustbe betweeif^th^^s^ island 45^ over  5j[feet 5 inches in height andl physically  sound.  i. w. dowding  Captain an4JAdjutantv  _. *  $nder the amoke of several batter*  'ita, whose sbella were ripping open  the'side of the hill, the British were  'advancing in double line, tbe son  gleaming on-their bayonets, snd repealing the uniforms of different  corps.  "Steady, men! Steady!" voloe otter  votes caught up the command. "Hold  .yonr flre!"  1   "Walt until they reach that fallen  tree!" I added.  Every man of ns had a gun, officers,  alL Coatless as though we came from  the haying field, the perspiration  streaming down our faces, we waited.  The rifle barrels glowed brown In the  sun, as the keen eyes took careful  sight We were but a handful, a single  thin Hne; If the reserves failed we  would be driven back by mere force  of .numbers, yet before we went that  slope should be strewn with dead.  Crashing up from the rear came Oswald with two guns, wheeling into  position, the depressed muzzles spouting destruction. Tet those red and  blue lines came ont great openings  were ploughed through them, but the  living mass closed up. They were at  the fallen tree, beyond, when we  poured Our volleys into their very  faces. We saw them waver as that  storm of lead struck; the center  seemed to give way, leaving behind  a ridge of motionless *bodies; then lt  surged forward ar-alu, led by a waving flag, urged on by gesticulating officers. ���������.���������������������������-.������������������.���������.���������.,���������-.;������������������.'  The cavalry!    The cavalry!"  B_RRI YnQ XhGII ?_ffl_K *g_B1  jhant fleeing In disorder.   It     toothing now that, a force outnumber  jlng ��������������� yot remained intact, aad la  ptrong position. Flushed with victory,  iknowlng now we could moot tho best  Sot thorn, we longed for tho morrow to  jdawn so we might complete tho -task.  i I reviewed the vivid Incidents ot tho  [day, looking up at the stars, ond  iwondered who among those 1 knew  (were yet living, who were dead. 1  ���������thought of others la those Haw of tha  ienemy, whom I had known, speonlat*  faff. oa. their fate. Then along ou*  pew oame a, horseman or two, riding  atowly. K sentry halted then, aad I  Arose on one elbow to listen.  j "Lawrenoe? Tog, Hr, Major Law  iroaoo la lying over thero by tho scrub  joak.-  }  I got to my foot, as tho first rider  {approached.  I "Thia you, Lawrenoef asked/a,  jrvoloe t instantly recognised as Hamilton'-.. "Tou fellows all look alike  tonight. Where Is your horse, major?"  "I have been on foot all day. sir,"  I answered saluting.  "Ah, indeed; well, you will have  need for a horse tonight. Wain*  wrlght" turning to the man with him,  "ls your mount fresh?"  "Appears to be, sir; belonged to a  British dragoon this morning."  "Let Major Lawrenoe   have   him.  ..Major, ride with mo."  ������. We passed back slowly enough to*  i  -I ���������.  pHon." he said quietly, "that this ua*  {nappy war might bo Tory pleaaaatly  looaotaded If wo eould only turn our  ifoung ofloers over to tho ladles of tho  'enemy. Would such a plan moot wltfe  lyoar approval, major?"  '   1 ahould prefer tt to the  jmethod."  "The cavalry!    The cavalry\-       tw������wT������^ ������������������#���������������__ ������������������������������������������ ___m___t_i  Tbey were coming wound the end fffifr^^^SBJEK  Mtl������������t*>H->������������ttt'������>������������t������������t  TORONTO  FURNITURE STORE :  ******* Main St.  -Our stock of Pornitw������-  - is barge, Moqern and :  '* adapt**) to the tastes of *  Buyers.  ;; Dressers, Buffets, Tables ;  :; Chairs, Couches, tyat-;  ;; tresses, Bedsteads, etc. :  A complete line of ;  ,, Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. ,  ���������' Prop in and inspect our goods. ���������  ;; Tbls is where you get a square ;  deal.  M. H. COWAN I  ���������..M.*.-.**.- mil t"U'ii'i# i *****)  Try Owr Printing  Quality Secoiyl to None  OBPAH COTTAGE PRESBYTERIAN  Hev. J. O. Madill, Pastor.  8ervices-U a.m., 7-30 p.m.  HThe pastor Swill preach at both services.  A PCTIBCTIVE'S APVJCI2  Before emptorta* a/rj*  TmtePrtaetiT*. il yoa dan t  Inww yonr mtn. Mk yowr  legal t-dt-tMr.  JOHNSTON. ���������__��������� S***  Service lateWftsc* He*  teta. Suit* ������������������*������4  3ip Pender St., W.  VMNNV������r. ������*C.  See the strong tendency to  :' English Style  01 IKE- BUTTON MODEL lil  Type - Natural  Narrow  Shoulders  Shapely  Waist and  Snug Skirts  Four Oallopt EngMsliroeo  (Continued from page 2)  oped on Mr. Dunn, who also made all  arrangements     for     removing    the  wounded and retreating on Buroa.  G. If. C. for Mr. Archer*  About eighteen miles from Burao  the remains of the column fell in with  Mr. Archer with water and supplies.  The casualties amounted to Mr. Corfield and 32 rank and file killed, Capt.  Summers and 15 men wounded. Mr.  Dunn says that the rushes of the Dervishes brought them right into the  zareba, one man getting so near as  to lay his hands on the disabfed Maxim gun, while Capt. Summers shot  another right inside the lines.  "Twice I anticipated that nothing  could save the situation, but on both  occasions the Dervishes retired at  the    critical    moment.      Had    they  brought  up  their  spearmen  nothing  could have saved us."  Tuesday night's London Gazette  contained the official announcement  of Mr. Archer's appointment to be a  Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.  of the morass, charging full tilt upon  the tight of our line. I saw that end  crumble up, and, a moment later,  scarcely realising what had occurred  we were racing backward, firing as we  ran, and stumbling over dead oodles.'  Maxwell rallied us beyond the  causeway, swearing manfully as be  drove us into position behind a low  stone wall. Again and again they  charged us, the artillery fire shatter  lis*/the wall tato fragments. Twice  we came to bayonets and clubbed  guns, battling hand to hand, and  Wayne was forced so far beek upon  the left, that we were driven into the  the Held hospitals, and along the edge  of a wood, where a battery of artillery  was encamped. We rode boot to boot,  and Hamilton spoke earnestly.  "The battle is practically won. Law*  ranee, tn spite of Cherie* Lee." he  tald soberly. ^ course there will be  fighting tomorrows Jut we shall have  the red-coats well >wned in before  daybreak, and betigi already captured  */P-W-"*VT*e������e>eeOeie'e#env* "m-erVv .-sop^^   .rgv   *w**T^PW ��������� vgW   ^~WWJy  on that score. Jpisor, and tbetJerollne  man, are oyef-y-outfer, whito Woodford  ft moving his command-**!* the left.  At dawn well crush Clinton Into frag*  Washington wants to eend~e  the left, that we were driven into tbe .jjgjj^ t^* to Arnold in Phils  ed* of the wood for_ protection.  Put VS^������r?t^n^!Mym.n  30 DAYS' CAMPAIGN.  The Family Herald and Weekly  Star, of Montreal, are making an urgent appeal to their present subscribers to send in renewal subscriptions  during October and relieve the enormous rush at the close of the year. It  is a reasonable request from a newspaper in such groat demand, and subscribers have nothing to lose by com  plying. The Family Herald and Week  ly Star is looking for a bigger season  than ever before. It is Indeed a big  dollars worth.  there we held, out front a blase of  firm It seemed to me tbe horror of  that struggle would never end. Such  hest, such thirst, the black ^powder  smoke in our nostrils, tbe dead under  foot, tha cries of tbe wounded, the  Incessant roar of the guns. Again and  again it was band to hand; I oould  scarcely teU who faced us, so fierce  the melee, so suffocating the smoke;  1 caught glimpses of British Grenadiers, of Hessians, of Queen's Hangers.  Once I thought I beard Grant's nasal  voice amid the Internal uproar. Stew*  art and Hamsey came to our sup*  port; Oswald got his guns upon an  eminence, opening a deadly fire; Livingston's regiment charged, snd. with  % cheer, we leaped forward also, mad  with the battle fever, and Hung them  back, back down that deadly slope.  ;lt waf not ln flesh and blood to stsnd;  we cut the center like a wedge, and  drove tbem pell-mell to where Lee  .had been In the morning. Here they  rallied, flanked by thlok wood _r and  morasses. Too exhausted to follow,  our men    sank   breathless   to   the  ground.  It was alresdy sunset, and our work  done. The artillery still already, and  I'could see long lines of troopa���������  Poor's and the Carolina brigade���������moving to the right Night came on,  however, without more fighting, and,  as soon as we had recovered sufficiently, we devoted ourselves to tba  esra of tba wounded.  delpbla. and I recommended yon. as  yon fcnow tho road* He remembered  your aervice before, and waa kind  enougb to say you ware tbo very man.  Toull go gUdlyr  ���������������| should prefer to lead my own  man tomorrow, sir-"  "Pshaw! I doubt If- wa haro more  than a skirmish. Sir Henry will see  hla predicament fast enough. Then  thero will be nothing left to do. but  guard prisoners."  ������V*tt well, colonel; I am ready to  servo wherever needed-"  "Of course you aro, man. Thero  ahould not be much danger connected  with this trip, although there will bo  stragglers in plenty. I'm told that  Clinton lost moro than three hundred  deserters crossing Camden."  Headquarters were In a single-  roomed cabin at tbe edge of a ravine.  A squad of cavalrymen were In front,  their horses tied to a rail fence, but  within Washington was alone, except  for a single aide, writing at a rude  table In the light  of  a  hall-doson  ClubbeStewart  LIMITED  3a*.-315  Hastings  Street W-st  Pbone S ymoar V 2  Mt. Pleasant Evangelistic Meeting  Main St. and Sixth Ave.  Sunday School and Bible Class 2:00  Bible Address 3:15  Gospel Service 7:30  A cordial invitation extended to all.  THOS. KINDLEY SIDES, Secy.,  4236 John St., So. Vancouver.  nmooisT.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  ������������������ervices���������Preaching at  11  a.m. and ai  1:-) p.m.    Sunday   School    and   Blbl*  Class at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. W.J. Sipprell, B.A., D.D., Pastor!  Parsonage. 128 llth Ave. W. Tele. Fair-'  mont 1449.  CHAPTER XXVI.  The Itosd to Phiiadslphla.  It must have been 10 o'clock, and,  lf I bad slept at all. I was scarcely  conscious of lt. All about me the men  lay outstretched upon the ground, still  in their shirt-sleeves,   as   they   hsd  iMMfM, tbelr guns beside them. Tbe  jfllgBt was deer and hot, scarcely a  breath of air moving. Here and there  against the sky-line passed the dark  _ft-honette of a sentinel. There was no  sound of firing only an occasional  footfall to break tbo silence of the  inight Tbe wounded had been taken  jt������ the field hospitals at the rear;  Idown la our front lay the bodies of  ithe dead, and among these shone the  'dim lights of lanterns where the Isst  Issardnlng parties were yet busy at  ithelr grewsome task. I was weary  'enough to sleep, every muscle of my  ibody aching with fatigue, but the ex-  jdtement of the day, the possibility ot  jthe morrow, left me restless. I had  ���������rsoetved no wound, other than a slight  jthrust with a bayonet, yet felt as  jtbough pommelled from hesd to foot.  'The victory was ours���������tbe army realised this truth clearly enough; we had  Repulsed the red-coats, driven them  '.bask with terrible losses; we had seen  Ithelr lines shrivel up under our fire.  Me,  Sire, but Thero Aro  Horsemen Ahead."  oandlas. He glanced up, greeting us  with a slight inclination ot the head.  "A. moment, gentlemen."  Bo wrote slowly, aa though framing  Mo sentences with oare, occasionally  questioning the side. Once be paused,  tnd glanced across at Hamilton.  ^Colonel, do you know a dragoon  named Mortimerf  1 bave no recollection of ever having met tbe man. sir. I have written  blm orders, however; be la a scout attached to   General Lee's   headgear-  mm.  *Yes; I recall the name. He ts the  one wbo brought us our first definite  Information this morning ot Cllnton'a  position. I remember now, you were  not with me when he rode up-  young, slender lad, with the faoe of  a girl. I could but notice his eyes;  they were ss soft and blue as violets I  WeD. an hour ago he came here for  .  "No doubt, and Mistress Mortimerf  ;���������But let that pass, until wo bold  jenmull of war upon tbo subject Just  ���������now we eball hare to be content with  }tno more ordinary plana of campaign.  II gate the boy permtsalon .to rsasove  (hla father, and they aro upon fbe road  ore tbls. 4 would that all tbo British  ���������wounded bad homes dose  at  band.  Ton have Informed the major of hla  mission. I presume,   Hamilton,   and  there ts nothing I need add."  "He understands clearly, atr."  .   "Then I will complete the letter. Bo  jeeated. gentlemen." 1  ; He wrote for several minutes atoad*  (fly, once pausing to consult a map.  ;algned tbe paper, and enclosed It In  anot}ier sheet, across which ho  fscratched a line of address,  r Ton will deliver this to General  ;Arnold tn person, major; do not spare  ^horse-flesh. Ton were ln fbe aottoa  today!"     s  :   "With MaxwetTs brigade."  ;   That waa a hard fight along tbe  stone wall; yon came ont nnburtf*  "A alight bayonet,wound, air; nothing to incapacitate aao from doty."  ��������� "Very well; take ten dragoona aa  eeoort Hamilton w_l> write yon an  lerder. I have told Ai-aald our victory  its) practically complete. Clinton may  allp away in the nlgbt,, for bo la a  wily old fox, but be baa mat nls pow.  er to Injure-as ta the J^soeya. I hope  to bottle htm up before morning; ao  that any retreat will be tmpoastble,  'bnt even If he succeeds In getting his  TfW9 t^9*W       wer      w*\*w^.      we ^9^9*w}ja7\ww w*sy     99w     l w^"^s������px"_e������jB'  *99^9m*w^9^ . 99*9   eee-per    ivof - gF*rv^Pw-r4B*j^   ^Pge^-pa*    -WP-w  vtotory Is oars. Oood-bye. major, and  tho Lord guard yon on yonr Journey."  .pan minutes latar. mmmtod ������n ���������  rangy sorrel, my dragoon escort trotting behind. 1 rode south on tbo  piainsboro road, aa swiftly ag Ita ter*  rlble condition would warrant. -  Tbe evidences of war, the wreck.  age of battle, were everywhere. Several times we were oompelled to leap  the atone walls to permit the passage  of marching troops being hurried to  gome new position; several batteries  paased ns, rumbling grimly through  the night, and a squadron of horse  galloped by, the troopers greeting ua  with shouts of inquiry.  We took to the fields, bat, aa there  aeemed no end to the procession. I  turned my horse's head eastward, confident we were already beyond tbo  British rear*guard.Nand struck out  across country for another north and  south road* We advanced now at a  iwift trot, the sound of our horses'  hoofs on the soft turf almost the only  noise, and, within an hour, came again  to parallel fences, and a weU travelled  road.  This waa the road running g mHo,  or ao, to the west of IClmhurst It  led aa atraight as aay, toward Philadelphia, but whatever stragglers the  British army had left behind would  be found along bere. However, they  would probably bo scattered fugitives,  unwilling to interfere with as strong  an armed party aa this ot mine. If  I waa alone it would be safer to turn  aside. Then, It was e strong temptation to me to pass thus close to mm*  burst It would be after daylight  wben we reached there; I might even  get a glimpse serosa the apple orchard  of tbe great white house. Would Claire  be there? It seemed to me quite probable, ea Brie was taking the wounded  colonel home for nursing. Tbe girl's  faoe rose before mo against the black  nlgbt and my heart beat fast When  I came back. I would ride to Elm-  burst���������surely she would be tbere then.  Tbe sergeant touched my arm.  "Pardon me, air, but there'are horsemen ahead."  Indeed? I waa lost in thought  Conroy.  Coming this wayf*  "No, sir, they seem to be traveling  aouth slowly. I noticed tbem first  aa we turned the corner hack there;  I could see outlines against the aky."  "How large a party? They form  merely a lumping shadow to my eyes."  "Not more than three or four, sir,  wttb a covered rig of some kind.  They're halted, now; heard us coming,  X reckon."  I could perceive the little group,  but merely as a black smudge. Then  a mounted figure seemed to detach itself from the darkness, and advance  toward us.  "Halt your men. sergeant" I said  quietly. Til ride forward and learn  what the fellow wants."  CHAPTER XXVII.  The Kecort  Tbo gvnre of the man approaching  waa hardly distinguishable, as he appealed to be leaning well forward over  (Continues on Page 7) A  THE WESTERN CALL.  Friday, October 24,1913  AROUND VANCOUVER  80UTH VANCOUVER  A baby girl arrived in the home of  Mr. and Mrs. L. Shaw on Friday  morning.  Mr. and Mrs. Blight Davie Street,  spent Thanksgiving day with Mrs.  Blight's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pill,  232 Thirty-ninth Avenue East  Mrs. Pew, of Twenty-eighth Ave.,  who bas been very ill, is progressing  very favorably under tbe care of Miss  Winnie Be.tts, trained nurse.  The service of St Peter's Anglican  church will now be conducted In the  unoccupied store of Mr. Bunting, corner of Main street and Thirty-fourth  avenue.  The Voters' League will hold a meeting In Pender Hall on Monday  evening, at which residents of Vancouver, who are ratepayers In South  Vancouver, will he present  that she was flush with the water, but  was- flung back by the shock of some  floating thing wrenched from the  ship. When I went down under the  whiter I thought lt was the end.   1  I was pe.rtectly conscious and calm, and  did not move even my arms. A brief  prayer coursed through my mind, and  I was conscious chiefly of the fact that  I had not told my sister, ln my hurried embarkation, where I was going,  and she would never know what had  become of me.. I waited for the sensation which I have always heard  comes to the drowning, and hoped that  I might not be conscious of any  terrible struggle. I cannot tell the  length of time I waa under the water,  but waa much distressed. Then I saw  lt was getting light and I moved my  anna above my bead aa if to swim,  though I don't know how, and my  hand was grasped from above and 1  came to the surface and seised hold ot  some floating debris and saw a man  beside me grasping the same piece of  float. The ship's boats were nowhere  in sight but the swamped one had  righted and picked up a number of  passengers. We. were rescued by  boats from the canning factory at this  point Ten bodies were recovered,  | nine of whom were women. Some bore  Mountain View Methodist Church; the marks of the fierce mutilation they  had a new feature in the league of,had received from the falling smoke  Monday night It was a pronouncing | stack of the ship. In all, the passen*  contest, and Mr. Sheridan, president'gers must have numbered near eighty."  beld the dictionary and acted as Judge, j Miss Jessop win shortly return to  The prise was won by Miss Millie Pill si������������"i*������  though they originated before the time  of Christ Church, private and general hospitals were compared as to management and efficiency in all departments, and the speaker gave it as his  opinion that the hospital owned and  controlled by the government was the  best and would be the one largely  adopted in the future.  Another matter taken up by the association was the complaint of the local  bakers because Vancouver bakers were  allowed to sell bread from house-to  house without a license, j  that the Very life of the industry depended on a more effective co-onera-  tlon among the farmers themselves.  POINT GREY  Seattle.  Mrs. Betts ls having an extended  trip to the East After visiting the  W. M. S. convention, held ln Toronto,  she proceeded to Nova Scotia tb visit  the relatives of her late husband, the  Rev. Mr. Betts, who was pastor of the  Mountain View Methodist Church.  The Central Parliament met Tuesday evening and listened to the- King's  speech. The election of oflicer* waa  postponed till next Tuesday owing to  the unavoidable absence of a large  number of members. All accounts  due from Jast session were, passed for  payment   ���������  YXyX;?y-.'$':\9:'-lA;.    '-A   A'.,, ;"'  As a result of a recent meeting In  Staplea Hall, Ward V. Conservative  Club have sent Invitations to the following speakers to address a public  meeting to be held October 31st: Hon.,  W. J. Bgwser, Attorney-General; H- H*  8tevens. M.P.; A, MacGowan, M.P-P.;  O. Tisdall; ff. P- P.; H. H- Watson,  If* P- P-; F. U Carter Cotton, M- P* P..  and Pr. McGwire, M- P- P-  ...'*)   ���������*.,  The opening services of the Ruth  Morton Memorial Church, the new  Baptist church of South Vancouver,  near the confines' of the city, took  place on Sunday, end were continued  during Monday and Wednesday evenings. The Sunday services were conducted by tbe pastor, Rev. Mr. Litch,  who preached appropriate sermons.  Rev. Horace G. Estbrook offered the  dedicatory prayer. Special music was  rendered at both tbe mornjng and  evening service.. The church was  filled even into tbe Sunday school room  on both occasions.  Monday evening's meeting was a  fraternal meeting, at which the Baptist ministers ot the city and neighboring ministers of other denominations spoke. On Wednesday evening  the service wss of a missionary  character, and prominent missionary  workers were, present.  ���������  e  e  COLLINGWOOD.  Mr. T. Scott, president of the Columbia Bitulithic Company, in lecturing to  the Young   People's   Guild   of   Knox  Church, gave a thorough talk on modern road building. .During the lecture  he said there has been a good deal of  nonaense talked   concerlng   the   old  Roman roads  being such wonderful  constructions.   The fact was that they  were made under conditions of con  struction which could in no way be  compared with modern conditions. Instead of having to deal with men -fortified by trade unions, the roads were  made with slave labor, and the cost of  them bore no proportion whatever to  the traffic which was a great consideration in modern road building/ They  also had no traffic whatever with the  heavy traffic vehicles.    The lecturer  paid a high tribute to Telford, Macadam and Wade, great road builders  of their day, but he said the modern  automobile demanded an entirely different surface from the macadamised  roads, which were almost Ideal in their  day for the stage coach. He advocated  more attention paid to road making  and a more, intelligent appreciation of  the need of roads by governing bodies  and by the government itself.    The  Mrs. H. MacAlllster.  A son waa recently born to Mr. and "*���������������������������������--��������� ������"> epeaker, to a great function in the development of the community and a factor that is seldom,, appreciated at it's proper value. Although the lecture was of a thoroughly practical character, it was enlightened by some admirable touches of  humor and some apt literary illustrations, the lecturer quoting from '^he  Broad Highway" and from Dickens'  description of Tom Pinch's ride into  London, and also the splendid laudation of the road which Kipling put into the mouth of a Romany gipsy. Mrs.  Robertson and other ladles added  some charming vocal numbers.      {"  Miss Jessop, of Seattle, a survivor  of the. wrecked "State of California,"  after having lost all her Intimate  friends, is visiting her sister at 57,  Fortieth Avenue, South Vancouver.  Miss Jessop thus describes her experience in the. wreck:  "It was a beautiful Sabbath morning, and we were about three miles  from land in Gambia Bay.   I had risen  earlier than    my    friends    who had  stayed up the night before to see. the  ship go through the Narrows, and hav*  Ing taken my breakfast alone I stepped  up on the    hurricane    deck.   Everything waB calm and bright   Almost  as soon as I had looked and breathed  a breath  of the clear air,  the ship  gve a lurch so that I had to take two  or three steps sideways to keep my  balance.   I  did  not  think    anything  had  happened  till  I  heard  a  rising  murmur from below, and I ran down to  find the ship had struck on a rock.  Two boats had been launched.     One  was  immediately   swamped   and  the  other waB borne down   beneath    the  smoke stack with the occupants terribly mutilated.   The other boat was  being launched, and I ran round to the  cabin  to warn  my friends.   When 1  returned tbe boat had gone and the  ship gave another lurch    and sank.  The  whole  time  which  had  elapsed  since I had noticed the first lurch was  two and a half or three minutes.   I  tried    to   escape from the ship now  Mrs. Chambers, wife of the druggist,  has had a severe attack of pleurisy.  ...'..���������:  ���������' ���������������������������  Mr. Edwin Read, eldest son of Charles Road, left this week for kamloops  ���������'������������������'��������� ���������.**.���������������������������  the little daughter of Mr. J. D. Brin*  nen, Joyce Road, has been dangerously  Ut >-   '���������'���������'���������  -y+x;,.-:-9 -  Mr. and Mrs. Carroll of Kingsway  left for California last week to spend  the winter. -'yAxA:-,    y''-xXX' ���������  ' yy V;'yy^f:^f^yyyyyA.  C^mmenc^-obfttiesday, October  38tb, Mr. It Grtflfcths will conduct a  class %:,?iigM^^j|i^i^:.���������3^  will meet ia# On|������p|,iebu.nm.---J ���������  . ������������������%���������'���������'. 9y;.9'y*~y.  Mrs. E- Certeiv with her children,  Eva Verna and Lissle, left this week  for Alberta.    Mr.   Carter  proceeded  them and obtained a good position.  e   e   ��������� ���������  Mrs. McGregor waa "at home" to  her friends on Wednesday and will be  at home ln the future on the fourth  Wednesday of each month-  The congregation of Knox Presbyterian Church have arranged for a  grand concert to be given on Thursday  evening, October 30tbi in Carleton Hall.  ���������. e   ���������  The Methodist church have developed the league, along literary lines and  at the next meeting they will discuss  the life and works of James Whitcomb  Riley.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Tbe B. C. E. R. Co. bave bad a gang  of men at work raising the bridge, one  and one-half feet over the subway, at  tbe station at West Collingwood, to  provide for the passage ot larger vehicles and loads.  Thanksgiving services were observed in the Collingwood Churches on  Sunday, Rev. O. M. Sanford, preached  In the Methodist Church ln the morning and Rev. J. K. Bradshaw, B.A., occupied the pulpit in the evening. Rev.  Mr. Pringle of Knox Presbyterian  Church preached in his own church at  both services.  Kerrisdale  Mr. Chalmers is   building   a   new  house on Thirty-seventh avenue, west  of the boulevard.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Point Grey football team met on  WedneSday at the noon hour for the  purpose of choosing their colors.  ��������� ���������   ���������'  Kerrisdale Methodist Church team  will play the Point Grey football team  tomorrow at the Wilson Road Park.  ��������� ���������    e  Mr. Abner Taylor has sold his house  on Forty-second Avenue, and intends  leaving for Kamloops.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mrs. F. E. Hardle was at home on  Tuesday afternoon to the ladles of  Kerrisdale, who were former residents  of Kelowna,  .   .   ���������  The Point Grey football team defeated the team of the Good Templars  on Saturday at the Wilson Road JPark,  when the score was 4 to 2 in their  favor. - '       '<  ���������  .   .   .  The Royal Bank defeated the Kerrisdale Methodist Church ln football,  Monday, the score resting 5 to 2 In  favor of the visitors. The game was  played in the park on Wilson Road.  ��������� *   ��������� .  The B. C. E. R. Co. have been busy  putting up the overhead wire on Wilson Road, east of Kerrisdale. As the  rails have been laid for a considerable  distance on the grade toward Main  Street, thejr are able to make good  progress.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Is a a quotation often heard and one which holds  a great deal of truth.  If you have that "<>������_>"feeling, why not  liven up and go skating this winter ? It is the  the finest kind of sport: and when you are  equipped with a pair of our reliable  SKATES  you can fairly skim around the ice and feel that  genuine satisfaction always derived from a  good investment  Prices from 75c to $6.00  Zenith Tubes are Unconditionally Guaranteed.  Come in and Look Them Over.  McCALLUM & SONS  2415 MAIN STREET  United  ������T_t Jantoirs In"  PHONE Fairmont 215  aoo������o<-o������ooo������d������oooooooooooooo*i������a������������ao������ooo������o������oo������oooooose  CENTRAL PARK  ���������Vu.-'i i  Mr. Alex. Boyd, of! Vancouver, a^Sbt  the week-end with his slater,.Mrs;  William Boyd.  Mr. Harris, who is ln the employ of  the McLean Co., which company haa  the contract for sewerage In Point  Grey, was knocked down on Granville  Street while wheeling a barrow near  Townsend Road, Monday afternoon, by  an automobile. Mr. -Harris waa tin*  hurt  ���������   ���������   ���������  The second anniversary of the opening ot the Kerrisdale. Presbyterian  church waa celebrated Monday evening with an excellent supper and programme. Among\ the speakers was  Ref. Mr. White, who safely piloted the  little mission of several years ago  into the now prosperous church.  9-   9     9'  Solid Leather    ���������:-    Solid ITand Work |  Done by First-Class Mechanics  are necessary to produce .  Good Shoemaking J Repairingi  We have all combined, assuring our customers good results.  Surgical Work Given Special Attention.  PETERS & CO.  2538 lita Street       misiiuk !*���������___���������������������       fiecem. er, B.C.  ������������������0������O0������������00e-l'������'M-4������*t"r������������������������*l  ith������.fcii j.  ������^*������ t' i'y������ <i������  .������������������������..{. |. ���������;��������� ,i.*n-_��������� '!��������� !���������������1 ���������I 1���������������!��������� ���������!��������� _"|.*S**_' ���������������   ������*fH������H I Vt I Itl HI I I II M ������������  The Collingwood parliament have set  to work to so amend the constitution  that matters of current Interest affecting British Columbia can be discussed.  It has set It's hand to a reform ln the  immigration laws. If the party in power has it's way no immigrant will be  admitted into the country without passing a test of reading, and writing in  English.  Miss M. Wright bas returned from  California, where she haa been spending ber vacation with her parents.  Tbe Central Park Presbyterian  Church will hold special thanksgiving  services on Sunday, October 26.  ���������' "'���������   ���������  - t-     ���������'''._'  Prayer meetings will be held every  Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Central  Park Presbyterian church.  Mrs. J. McMaater and family, who  have recently been under quarantine  for scarlet fever, are out and around  again.  Mr. David GUlett, of Glllett & Sta-  ley, grocers (, has moved from bis  home, in the city to the residence over  the store.  A whist drive and dance will be  given by tbe Central Park Cricket  Club in the Agriculture Hall on the  evening of October 31st.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Doman and family  have returned from their summer, cottage at Gibson's Landing, Howe Sound,  and are living in' Collingwood East  again.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Rev. Dr. McLean, the pastor of the  Presbyterian Church at Jubilee, haa  received a call to the St. Paul's church,  Victoria. Dr. McLean, who has recently undergone an operation for appendicitis in the hospital, is now at  home convalescing rapidly, and will be  able to resume his duties by the first  of November. ~  *,  Alfred Buckley, M. A., of the Progress Club, addressed the Women's  Institute at Central Park at their last  regular mating on the subject of  "British Columbia Produce for British  Columbia People."/ The speaker  pointed out tbe difficulties the farmers  had in marketing their produce, and  the necessity of a sympathetic cooperation among the urban population  and a co-operation among the farmers  themselves, such as in the Cowichan  Creamery and the Chilliwack Produce  Association and others. Mr. Buckley  stated that tbe. isolation of the farm  life was one of the worst agriculture  nection of hospitals with religion, even' disabilities of British  Columbia, and  Under the auspices of the Ladies'  Aid, a thanksgiving entertainment was  given in the Methodist Church on Monday evening. Rev. Dr. Sipprell, lectured, taking as his subject, "Today  and Tomorrow." The presence of the  male choir of the Kitsilano Church,  and a number of excellent singers  were other attractions of the evening.   Refreshments were served.  Sketching their history from the  early times, Rev. Mr. Pringle, speaking  to the Collingwood Business Men's Association,  recently,  showed  the  con-  Eburne  Mrs. c. H. McFarlane received from  4 to 6 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon.  ��������� . ���������   ���������  Mr. George R. Burnett visited Vancouver Thanksgiving Day.  ''���������'���������������������������  The W. C. t- V. held their regular  monthly meeting on tbe 16th Inst  Mr. Gordon, secretary of tbe school  board, has returned from bis trip to  tbe east.  .������������������������������������������'  Mrs. Ernest Murray of Townsend  Road, held her post nuptial reception  on Wednesday afternoon.  ��������� ���������������������������''.  Tbe congregation of the Presbyterian church spent a pleasant social  eventng in the church on Wednesday.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. William Mellis and a party  from Terra Nova spent last week at  Langley Prairie shooting.  ������   *   ���������  Mr. Osborne Forbes and a number  of other gentlemen, who accompanied  bim, were very successful in pheasant  shooting Monday.  ��������� *   ���������  Mr. E. B. Severance and Mr. Roy  Campbell spent the week end in  Sumas, where they were very successful in duck shooting.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. C. A. Griggs of California, and  formerly a large property holder in  Eburne, accompanied by Mrs. Griggs,  paid a visit to the city on Tuesday.  ���������������   .   .  The anniversary services of the  Presbyterian church took place on  Sunday, Rev. R. J. Wilson preaching  in the morning and Rev. Leslie Pidg-  eon in the evening.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. D. F. Burton has taken a position on the Vancouver police force.  The Eburne Gravel Co. last week  began the construction of their wharf  on the south side of Sea Island, just  over ihe bridge The deck will require 100,000 feet of lumber. This  lumber is being supplied by the  Eburne Saw MUls.  FRANK TRIMBLE REALTY CO.  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  AV  ��������� ���������  *  CONVEYANCING  BENTS CqW_ECTE-P  IaOANSN^OT  :'* i'i'  Ptt0N������ Fair. 185 3503 Westminster Rd. |  Vancouver, B. C.  t.  BkOOMFJEkP'S CAFE  2517,*WAJN SW13T NMB 3H0APWAY  r\  v  KNOWN AS  THE HOT  AND  OLPE8T  J58TABUS88D CAPB IN MT. PLEASANT  BUSINESS MEN'S I_UNCJJ 25c~U:30 TO 2:00  DINNER 5:00 TO 8:00 p.lf. SHORT ORDERS AT ALL HOURS  J  -SS  *V '1"1"|"1"|' 'M������***������i**-y****_������������*-***'*.**'*'  MIIMIMIfHIIMIMMMI >  | VANCOUVER CUT-BATE FRUIT anffMNPY CO.  J N. BIHs. Mgr.        2452 Main St. Cor. BroMwiy : I  AU Fruits |  in Season!;  ������ ::  ; Largest Stock of CoDfectionery Fruit������Tobacco on Hill I  PHONE Fairmont 638  Free delivery to any part of the city.  li i h M������ei 11 It HI 11II l late -tn 1111111111 ll 11111 u in ������  Handling gasoline which had been  used for cleaning purposes caused an  explosion of the ignited fluid, recently,  in the home of Mr. W. Ridley, who  lives in tbe apartments over the  Eburne Dairy. Mrs. Ridley, who was  trying to put the flre out, waa severely  burned, her clothes having caught flre.  The fire department arrived on the  spot, but their services were not necessary.  Skating and Hockey  Get ready for the Winter's Sport.  ������������������McCULLOUGH" TUBE HOCKEY SKATES  "STARS" and "BOKER" SKATES  in all of the popular styles.  Skating snd Hockey Shoes, Hockey Sticks, Packs, Shin  Guards, Gloves, ttc.  TISDALLS LIMITED  615-620 Hastings v/. Vancouver, B.C. :ifi-,;ii  '���������-������������������";��������� yy 'x'i1 'M  Friday, October 24.1913  THE WB8TBBN CALL.  In the vicinity of     ,  Mt. Pleasant  You don't have to go  far to see one of the  largest and  best   selections of  WALLPAPER  In Vancouver; and you  don't have to go far to  get first-class paper-  hangers, painters and  interior decorators.  STANLEY' CO.  Fair. SIM  2317 Main Street  MOUNT PLEASANT  FOR 5ALE OR EXCHANGE  Modern 6 Room House,  well   located,   corner of  Prince Edward and  Slat Ave. This is a rare  chance to get a good bargain. Business changes  make transfer imperative.  Apply  3452 Main Street  Mr. E. P. Queen was in Chilliwack  during the Thankss4v_ng\boliday on a  hunting .excursion.  ���������"���������������������������;  Mr. G. A. Petrie and Mrs. Petite Of  Portland, have taken up their rest*  dence at 471 Eleventh Ave. E.  ..���������������������������'������������������.������������������:  * '    '' ''.  The senior. League of the Mount  Pleasant Methodist church held a con*  secretion service on Monday evening.  Miss'Fleming and Mr. Gregg took  charge of the meeting. Mrs. Dr. Turn-  bull gave a solo.  ���������   9 . 9  Mr. A. W. Goodrich, A. R. Goodrich,  and Mr. William Brodwick left on Friday for a hunting trip, which covered  j sections ln Cloverdale and Port Kells.  1 They returned bringing hack the full  'allowance of game.   Bach party are  [allowed by law to bag six pheasants.  I ���������   ���������   ���������  1 The annual banquet of the Mount  Pleasant Presbyterian  church, given  ; under the auspices of the Christian Endeavor Society, took place last Monday evening. From four to live hundred Were present Supper was served  in the gymnasium room from 6 to 8  o'clock. The jconcert took place in the  Sunday School building. There was  a lengthy program. The proceeds will  assist in the fond for the support of  the church's missionary at Fraser  Lake, B. C.  ��������� ��������� ���������  .  id EAT MARKET.  Trimble ft May is the name of a  new meat market in Mount Pleasant  at the corner of Broadway and Kings-  way.  The proprietors, Alderman Trimble  Sealed tenders, addressed to the undersigned and endorsed, "Tenders for  Launches," will be received up to Sat*  arday, November 1, for the construction  Af Two Launches (or the Department of  Indian Affairs, ln accordance with .plans  and specifications already prepared, and  ���������quipped with a _--H.P��������� {.Cylinder, 4-  Cycle Samson heavy duty engine.  . Plans and specifications may be seen  at the offices of the following: Peter  Byrne, Esq:, Indian Agent, New Westminster; A. M. Tyson. Inspector of Indian Agencies- Vancouver; Edson 8.  Shock, T.aval Architect/ 448 Seymour  Street, Vancouver; and W. B. Dttcjhburn,  Inspector of Indian Agencies, Victoria,  9. C.  Bach tender must be accompanied toy  a certified cheque oa the chartered bank,  made payable to the Honorable the Su-  ���������     udi         -'       ���������  derlng declines to enter tato the contract wben called upon to do so, or if  he falls to complete the work contracted  for. The cheque of deposit of unsuccessful tenders will be returned to them  upon the execution of the contract  The lowest or any tender not necessarily, accepted. t. ��������� it A ,���������  , Payment for this advertisement will  not be made unless the publication of  the same has been authorised.  W. E. DITCHBUBN,  Inspector of Indian Agencies,  Box 775. Victor!*, B.C  25)1811*  perience ln the handling of meat.  They propose to run the market on  the most appr&ved modern plan.  Sanitation win be a prominent feature 'and will conform to latest and  most advanced' methods and requirements.  A large stock of well assorted  meats will be kept .to accomodate  the public, X y,.o\ -iy      ,  <-, J^"'  ������  ���������   ���������  Some interest was manifested at the  opening sessions, on Tuesday, of the  fourth annual convention of the British Columbia Sunday School Association, held at Mount Pleasant Method*  1st Church, at which some 160  delegates were present, including  many from outside districts. The formal opening took place in the. afternoon, at which Mayor Baxter attended  to welcome the delegates. From hla  personal knowledge of the work ln  Vancouver, he pressed the need for  adequate leadership. Departmental  conferences were addressed in the elementary, secondary and adult classes  respectively'' by Miss' 8, E. Spencer,  of Victoria, Mr. J. L. Alexander, ot  Chicago, and Mr. Albert Stabler, of  Vancouver.  Rev. Dr. Sipprell addressed the  gathering in the evening. The presidential address was delivered by Mr.  H. J. Knott. Mr. j. L. Alexander gave  the third address of the evening,  The following committees were appointed: Nomination committee,  Messrs. B. F. Castleman, W. Manson,  A. J. Passage, Noah Shakespeare and  Mr. Martinson; resolutions committee,  Rev. C. W. Whlttsker and Messrs.  Mclnnes and A. Maines; future policy  (finance) committee, Messrs. A. Cal*  and Mr. May, are both well-known to lander and all male delegates at the  Vancouver and are men of large ex.-convention.  CITY ITEMS  Mr. William Turnbnll of Hartney,  Manitoba, is visiting his sister, Mrs.  T. Walker, 174 Eleventh Avenue W.  Mr. Turnbull Intends to make hla home  In this city.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Rev. J. K. Batllie, D. D., pastor of  the Phoenix Presbyterian church, Oregon, spent the week-end and Thanksgiving Day In Vancouver with hla eon,  Mr. f. & Balllle, real estate broker;  and renewed hia acquaintance with  old friends in the city.  9    9    9 y     '  Among those present at the Baptist  Mission Board held last week In Victoria who are well known in the city  were: Dr. E. Sawyer, president of the  Baptist college at Summerland, Dr.  Maelntyre of Winnipeg, and Dr. and  Mra. Perry, Mrs. J. S. Reekie, Rev. O.  R. Welch and Mrs. E. E. Crandall,of  this dty.  It's Dangerous  When you trust your eyesight to the  hit or miss glasses that you find in  some stoyes. You should never wear  glasses tbat are not fitted to your  own individual defects of vision. You  should have your eyesight examined  by an expert optician and glasses  ground to remedy it's defects and  adjusted properly.  You will find we restore your sight  to its original usefulness, when wearing glasses fitted by us.  By having us attend to your eyes,  you will have the services of an eyesight specialist who hss made eye  troubles his life-long study.  GEO. G. BIGGER  Jeweller and Diamond Merchant  143 Hastings St, W.  "The Home of Perfect Diamonds."       ,  GRANDVIEW  ���������Grandview school children were  very enthusiastic in gathering thanksgiving gifts for the Children's Home  in Hastings Townslte, and their excitement raft high when Mr. Haywood's  team appeiiCed at the schoolmen Friday and the goods were packed to send  out  .'���������.���������'���������'������������������������������������'���������  Mr. Robert Howard, who brought  home the body of his brother, Mr.  Ross Howard, 1843 First Avenue Eaat,  yesterday, states that the latter met  bis de.ath while on tbe banks of the  Sumas river with a fishing party, consisting of his 13-year-old son, Albert,  and a friend, Mr. E. C. Walsh. In  stepping over a gun to assist Mr.  Walsh In landing a trout, Mr. Howard  stumbled, discharged the weapon and  fatally shot himself in the forehead-  He died in four hours tn the hospital  at Sumas. Funeral services will he  held at Messrs- Armstrong and Hot-  son's undertaking parlors, 304 Dunlevy  Avenue, at 7.45 o'clock tbls evening.  Rev. H. St G. Buttrum will ofilclate.  Rescue Home Opens  Py*  x ' -    '   ���������-.-      !-,,:  '"���������.-'..���������v.--' "     .-  A Rescue Home for unfortunate  women was opened on Wednesday  afternoon of laat week under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church. The  Home consists of two separate but  contiguous buildings on 'Gladstone  avenue, the Gladstone station of the  B.jCJE. Railway.  A genuine interest tn the event waa  clearly evinced by the large number  of ladles present from all parts of the  city,' as also from Eburne and New  Westminater, and by the deeply earnest and spiritual tone, of the whole  prbceedinga.  ^he meeting waa presided over by  the,Rot* Dr. P. Wright ot Kitsilano,  wtuh after invoking the Divine blase*  Ing on the Intensely Important work  that waa being Inaugurated, read aa  appropriate, passage and gave abort  address. Professor Pldgeon then led  In prayer, earnestly supplicating that  God's blessing might abundantly rest  on this effort to restore the fallen, and  that the workers and the work may be  divinely guided to promote social purity and virtue.  Professor Taylor, convener of the  Synod's Committee on Social Service,  gave an Interesting account of, the  genesis and development of Rescue  work under the auspices ot the Presbyterian General Assembly. The  Home now being opened, he said. Is  the sixth In number, the others being  located respectively In Sydney, C. B.,  Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. The financial response to appeals made on behalf of the Home had  surpassed expectations, and fully  equalled the need. These Homes are  provided and furnished b ythe Presbyteries or communities In which they  ar^'placed, while the salaries of the  workers are met by the General Assembly's Social service department.  The. Professor's short address was optimistic and encouraging.  Rev. J. S. Henderson of New Westminster, who hss been appointed by  the,/Assembly to take the general  charge of Its social service and evangelistic work in B. C, then gave an  earnest and helpful address, well  adapted to encourage the workers and  stimulate general interest In the  sacred cause of either preventive or  tedamptlve social-1 work. '-  Miss Gordon, matron of the Calgary  Rescue Home, was present and spoke  a few cheering words, testifying that  it accorded wltb her experience that  of all tbe joys that could flow Into the  human soul, there was none that could  compare with the Joy that comes from  the consciousness of being used to lift  up and restore to a virtuous and use*  ful life women who had been lost In  the mad. wild life of sin.  After singing "Rescue the Perishing," Dr. Wright dismissed the meeting with a short prayer.  The matrons in charge of the work  are Miss Hall and Miss Wark, ladles  known to be eminently qualified* for  the delicate and responsible duties  assigned them.  No Oolloory  Why Go Down Town?   We Have the Goods  and Prices are Rig^t.  Pwlb  Local Lamb legs, and loins 26c  Yesrfinf Mutton legs 22c. Wns20c  Choice Pot Roast.   ��������� 12>_c*18e  Choke Rolled Roasts, 20cto2Ee  Fresh 8pare Riba    - -  -   16c  Good Lard   ...  - 2 lbs. tte  Chicken HalH>at  Local Veal -  ���������  Veal Stew   ....  Sirloin Roast   ...  Extra Large Rabbit  -  tScsach  Boat Table Batter     80s. 11.00  Ranch Eggs, Stic doc. SdocfLOO  20c-2St  -   16c  tte  IMPORTANT I   2913 HH Stmt, IT. MUfl!  ��������� yn  * .*s.  J1 ������I  ;?y  yW  * > ��������������� ****** iniMlMHIUlU   IIHMIHIII ||  i  ; phone      THE DON     phone  I 510 ICR CREAM PARLOR 510  \ 2B4B Moln St. Ndotoro from lit* No.  X ������������������  ���������  5 Ice Cream in Boxes, 15c, 25c, 50c  X Cones, Six for 25c  t High Grade Chocolates and Table Fruits  | Tobaccos and Stationery.  sail him ii i tmi i ii ii looo  ��������������������� m i iiiimii m iimii m  Terminal City Press, lid.  MM We-rtsiester RA.        Phee* Fafeaeot II*  ���������������'*''I' I'������' ������������������>���������������*���������������'l"������'Ml<">' _">">">���������  i  t  +  t  t������H l-   Mlllllt M*������������l 1' I l"l 111 11111 _  Go to the  For Choice Meats of  All Kinds  j1 Everything sanitary and up-to-date  ! Trimble & May  Corner Broadway & Westminster Road  Lopoe weetinqs  LOYAL TRUE BLUES.  A very pleasant evening was Bpent  with the Loyal True Blues in the Main  Orange Hall on Tuesday evening. Wor.  Bro. Prof. B. Odium in the chair, there  were a number of members and  friends present as well as a number  of the members bf the Ladles' Orange  Benevolent Association. A good programme was presented and a very  pleasant evening was spent.  PAVING VICTORIA ROAD  ROYAL BLACK PRECEPTORY,  No. 544.  ....Star of the WeBt R. B. P. No. 544  held a degree meeting on Wednesday  evening, with Sir A. B. Campbell In the  chair. There was a large attendance  of Sir Knights, the committee re winter entertainments reported progress  and stated that the' annual banquet  would he held on the second meeting  in December. '  South Vancouver Thoroughfare  May  Be Wldsnsd Before Psrmsnent  Work is Commsnesd  South Vancouver, Oct. 21���������-A bylaw  for the. permanent paving of Victoria  Road, from Kingsway to Number One  Road, waa given a preliminary reading  by the council this afternoon. Councillor Dickinson objected to the work  being done, however, before the thoroughfare wss widened from 66 feet,  as at present, to 80 feet  Councillor Thomas gave notice of  motion to amend the Trades Licence  Bylaw aa it applies to dance-halls. The  councillor expressed the belief that  these places should be licensed tor  only one month at a time.  An offer of street allowances giving  proposed Industries access to the  North Arm of the Fraser, was received  from Mr. R. M. Robson, a large  property-owner on the water-front.  The subdivision of his land will be  discussed at a special meeting of the  council Wednesday afternoon at 3  o'clock.  I������*-***V  it.. ���������   r  *���������������������������..������������������*:. '���������   ���������*���������". ,r^.;i'S'j-**w-^''T_'*-v^-t-1 ���������,���������-'��������� >-,v.������w  f,    '      '      ?i4 &&*',��������� <:**Zr*it?xtXy -.������<&���������".������ X:  ������  *���������������*.-,  Mount Pleasant Uvery  ' A. F. McrTAVJSB, P*op. ^        ������  :; Fbone Falrmpnt 846 Corner BrowJway mi Msto .:  i: Carnages at aU hows 4ay or night;  Hacks, Victorias, Broughams, Surreys and Single  Buggies, Express and Pray Wagons for hire  Furniture and Piano Moving  L. O. B. A. of B. A.  No Surrender Lodge, No. 90, of this  city will hold a public meeting on Frl*  Klay evening, November 7th, In the  Orange Hall, Hastings St. The chair  will be taken by the R. W. Grand Mis  tress of B. A., the committee will spare  no pains to make this one of the best  meetings ever held in the city.  Just receive4 a cw-Toa4  of South Jfencr  SOUTHERN   ROUTE  FOR GRAND  TRUNK  ������ _������������������������������������* -i-i i������+-  ���������   ��������������� 1111111 i 11 M< HIIIHIIH  Arrangements are being made for  the annual 5th of November sermon.  The sermon will be preached by the  Rev. Dr. Crummy, in the Georgia St  Methodist church, notice later.  GRAND FORKS, B. C���������The belief  long current that the Grand Trunk  Pacific must eventually secure a southern routing through British Columbia  appears on the point of being verified  in view of current reports to the effect  that the proposed line is now definitely  planned for, and that constructicti  work will start early the coming  spring. The new line, it is stated, will  run direct from Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat through the Crow's Nest  Pass, tapping the rich agricultural and  mining territory of Southern British  Columbia.  we wiU he pleased to have  you call and inspect the  only  range   made with  Copper Bearing  Aluminum  fused flues  having us solve  the range question for you.  A dainty Cook Book and  Booklet giving information on the Malleable  Range will be given away  on application.  W. R. Owen & Morrison  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street c^VL^f^Of-'JS^  rxffS3#}~j*(trr'r~<r,*  'JSSS^-. "^"-' '"������������������^*Sfr*_; j*1_-5> J-  -^r. g_s_c_-t?_-! ii-AMtfl*cii:*-Xuv. ms.  ���������BliaMliHMII  THB WESTERN CALL.  Friday. Octobor 24,1913  AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE VANCOUVER  HARBOR COMMISSIONERS  (Preserve this for future reference)  His Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and  House of Commons  of Canada, en-  -'acts as follows: ^  SHORT   TITLE  1. This Act may be cited as "The  Vancouver Harbour Commissioners  Act."  INCORPORATION.  2. The commissioners appointed in  accordance with this Act are uicor-  porated under the name of "Vancouver Harbour Commissioners,"  hereinafter called "The Corporation."  INTERPRETATION.  3. In this Act, unless the context  otherwise requires,���������(a) "commissioner" means a member of the Corporation; (b) "bylaw" means any bylaw, rule, order or regulation made  by t!ie Corporation under the authority of this Act;  (c) "vessel" includes every kind of  ship, boat, barge, raft, dredge, elevator, scow or other floating craft.  (d) "raft" includes any raft, crib,  dram or bag boom of logs, timber or  lumber of any kind, and logs, timber  or lumber in boom or being towed;  (e) "goods" includes all moveables  other than vessels; (f) "rates" means  any. rate  or  toll  leviable  under  or  ~ imposed by the authority conferred  by this Act;  (g) "the harbour" means the harbour of Vancouver as defined by. this  Act.  4. For the purposes of this Act, the  harbour shall include Burrard Inlet,  with the North Arm and Port Moody,  False Creek and English Bay and all  other tidal waters lying east of a  line drawn from the Point Atkinson  Lighthouse southerly to the most  westerly of Point Grey.  5. The Corporation may erect land  marks and float buoys to indicate the  westerly boundary of the harbour,  which land marks and buoys shall be  held to determine the said boundaries.  COMMISSIONERS.  6. -The Corporation shall consist of  three commissioners, appointed by  the Governor in Council upon the  recommendation of the Minister bf  Marine and Fisheries, and they shall  hold office during pleasure.  2. Two commissioners shall be a  quorum. If a quorum be present  and act, vacancies in the Corporation  shall not prevent or impair the effect  of such action. It shall not be necessary for more than two commission-  . ers to sign any debenture, bond or  other security that may be issued by  the-commissioners.  3. The Governor in Council may,  from time to time, appoint one of  the said commissioners as president  of the Corporation.        ,  4. The president and the other  commissioners may be paid, out of  the revenue of the harbour, such remuneration for tbeir services as the  Governor in Council determines.  7. A commissioner may resign his  subject  to   all    riparian    or   littoral  rights  of  frontage  owners,  and  the  Corporation shall, with respect to  the . said lands or interest therein,  have all the rights and powers now  vested in His Majesty, whether by  virtue of any lease, license of occupation, quit claim or otherwise:  Provided that, at the expiration of  every term of five years, comr.w.c-  ing from the date of the passing of  this Act, His Majecty in the r*gt'.t of  Canada may become repossessed of  the said lands and interest in land;,  of any part thereof, upon the passing  of an order in council to that effect;  provided that no such order in council shall take effect unless and until  six months' notice thereof in writing  is given to the Corporation; and  thereafter the said lands and interest  in lands, or such part thereof as may  bje described in such order in council,  shall be deemed to be revested in His  Majesty in the right of Canada; provided further that such revesting shall  not in any way affect any conveyance of or dealing with the said lands,  or interest in lands, by the Corporation under the powers conferred  upon it by this Act.  2. The. Corporation may, if authorized by the Governor in Council, convey any portion of the said lands or  interest in lands, but no such conveyance shall be for a longer term than  twenty-one years.  3. The Corporation may institute  and defend all suits, actions and proceedings in any court of justice in  respect of said lands, and al' other  lands that may be acquired by it in  the harbour, as fully as can l>o dm-e  by or on behalf of His. Majesty in respect of the bed or foreshore of the  harbour. .  15. The revenue derived trom all  water lots leased or otherwise disposed of to any persons by the Governor in Council shall, after the passing of this Act, be paid to and retained by the Corpotation, and torn-  part of the general revenue of the  Corporation.  16. The Corporation may, either by  itself or in co-operation with others:  (a) construct, maintain and .operate  such harbour and branch and other  railway and tramway tracks as are re  quired for the satisfactory conduct  and development of the business of  the harbour, or may acquire such  tracks by purchase, lease or otherwise;  - (b) enter into an agreement with  any railway company for the operation by any motive power by such  company of the tracks of the Corporation so as at all times to afford all  other railway companies, whose lines  reach the harbour, the same facilities  for* traffic as those enjoyed by such  company  (c) make arrangements with railway companies for facilitating traffic to, from and in the harbour; for  making connections within, the har  bour between companies' railways  and those of the Corporation for the  maintenance, management, control  and working of tracks of the Corpor-  office  by  notice  in  writing to  the ation by the parties to such agree  Governor in Council of such resigna  tion.  8. Before any commissioner enters  upon the execution of his duties as  such, he shall take and subscribe an  oath that he will truly and impartially, to the best of his skill and understanding, execute the powers vested  in him as a member of the Corporation, which oath shall be filed of record in the office of the Corporation.  9. A certificate, under the seal of  the Corporation, that any person  named therein is chairman or presiding officer, as the case may be,  shall be conclusive evidence of such  fact.       OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.  10. The Corporation may appoint a  harbour master, deputy harbour masters, port warden, deputy port Wardens, shipping master, deputy shipping masters, and such other officers,  assistants, engineers, clerks and servants as is deemed necessary to carry  out the objects and provisions of  this Act, and may, by bylavr, allow  them such compensation or salaries  as it deems proper, and require and  take from them such security for the  due and faithful performance of their  respective duties as it deems necessary.  2. The said harbour master, port  warden and shipping master and their  deputies shall have the same powers  as if they were appointed under The  Canada Shipping Act.  GENERAL POWERS.  41. The Corporation shall, for the  purposes of and as provided in this  Act, have jurisdiction within the limits of the harbour.  12. The Corporation may acquire,  expropriate, hold, sell, lease and  otherwise dispose of such real estate  or personal property as it deems  necessary or desirable for the development, improvement, maintenance  and protection of the harbour, or for  the management, development and  control of the property vested in the  Corporation, and may acquire, hold,  possess and build such moveable  property, vessels, plant and machinery as it deems necessary for the efficient discharge of the duties devolved upon it by this Act, and may  dispose thereof, and may take out  registers for such vessel...  13. The Corporation may take and  accept from the Government of the  Province of British Columbia, or  from any other Government, corporation or person, such rights, powers,  privileges and revenues as may be allowed it, and the revenues arising  therefrom shall be used for the purposes and with the restrictions set  out in this Act.  14. All lands and interest in lands  within the limits of the harbour, and  heretofore vested in His Majesty in  the right of Canada, shall, by virtue  of this Act, be vested in and held by  the Corporation for the purposes of  this Act; and the said lands shall be  held   subject  to  any   lease   or   other  ment severally, or any of them  jointly, and for the use by any party  to the agreement of any real or personal property of any other party  thereto for the purpose of facilitating  traffic to, from and in the harbour.  17. The Corporation may own and  operate, by any motive power, all  kinds of tracks, appliances, apparatus,  plant and machinery for the purpose  of increasing the usefulness of the  harbour or facilitating traffic therein.  18.-Buoys and marks within the  harbour may, with the authority of  the Governor in .Council, be placed  and maintained by the Corporation.  BY-LAWS.  19. The Corporation may make bylaws for the following purposes:  (a) The direction, conduct and government of the Corporation and of its  property, real and personal;  (b) To regulate and control navigation and all works or operations  within the harbour and to appoint  constables and other officers to enforce the same or to enforce the provisions of any statute or marine regulations;  (c) The restriction of the use of  such portion of the harbour as the  Corporation deems expedient to vessels of deep draft, and toestablish  fair-ways and special anchorages  which shall be recognized and noted  on Admiralty charts and office plans  for the harbour for the information  of mariners, including fair-ways or  prohibited anchorages, anchorage for  explosives and quarantine anchorage  when and so soon as the latter shall  be established in Vancouver;  (d) The regulation of the construction of docks, piers, quays and buildings within the harbour;  (e) The good government, improvement and regulation o' the harbour;  (f) The prevention of injury to and  encroachments and encumbrances on  channels, harbours and waters y**"-  erally within the limits of the harbour; the regulation or prohibition of  the deposit of ballast; and the removal of material of a nature to  cause injury, encroachment or encumbrance;  (g) To regulate the ordering, anchoring, mooring, riding and fastening of vessels and rafts;  (h) The regulation and control of  the use of lights and fires;  (i) The regulation and control of  the landing and shipping of explosive  or inflammable substances and of  vessels containing the same;  (j) The boiling, melting, and use of  pitch, tar, turpentine, resin or other  inflammable substance or substances;  (k) The allotment of berths to vessels or to any regular line of vessels,  either on each trip or for the whole  business  season;  (I) The allotment, letting or leasing of any lot, space or portion of  wharfs, piers or vacant ground under its control within the harbour;  (m) The regulation of the powers  of the officers of the Corporation in  directions and orders, and in respect  | of any  force,   aid  or assistance  required by them for that purpose;  (n) The regulation of all machinery  and appliances used in loading or unloading vessels;  (o) The regulation of railway and  other traffic on the quays and wharfs  of the Corporation in the haibour.  and the prevention and removal of  obstructions, impediments or hindrances to traffic;  (p) The enforcement of arrangements made or to be made under the  powers given by this Act with rail-  with the harbour;  (q( The expropriation and acquisition of such real property as the Corporation deems necessary for the  construction of wet and dry docks,  warehouses, elevators and , railways,  or otherwise for the general purposes  of the Corporation;  (r) The matters of order and regularity and the prevention of theft  and depredation;  (s) The fixing of rates upon ail  goods landed or shipped in the harbour; moved by rail on the harbour  tracks or deposited within the harbour, except arms, ammunition and  military accoutrements and Q$h<.r  munitions of war for the use of the  Government or for the defence df  Canada;  (t) The imposition of such tolls,  rates, fees and dues (other than pilotage dues, sick mariners dues and  steamboat inspection fees) as would  be payable in the case of a harbour  to which The Canada Shipping Act  applies;  (u) The collection of all rates and  penalties imposed by this Act or by  any bylaw made under the authority  of this Act, and may, for such purpose, include in any such bylaw regulations requiring the collector of  customs or other proper officer to  refuse clearances to vessel-';  (v) The imposition ot penalties  upon persons infringing any bylaw  which the Corporation is hereby authorized to make, but such penalty  shall not exceed five hundred dollars  or sixty,days' imprisonment; and, in  default of payment of such pecuniary  penalty and of the costs of conviction, a period of imprisonment with  hard labour, to be fixed by bylaw  but not to exceed thirty days, nor to  continue after such payment is made.  20. No bylaw shall haye force or effect until confirmed by the Governor  in Council'and published in The Canada Gazette, and, upon such confirmation and publication, any bylaw  made in accordance with this' Act  shall have the same force and effect  as if specially.enacted in this Act.  such terms as the Corporation deems  advisable.  27. The principal and interest of  the sums of money which may be  borrowed under section 26 of this  Act shall be repaid out of the revenue  arising out of the rates and penalties  imposed by and under this Act for  and account of the harbour or out of  any other revenue vested in or coming to the Corporation, and the'* lawful charges upon the said revenue  shall be as follows, and in the following order, that is to say:  (a) The payment of all expenses  incurred in the collection of the said  revenue ahd other necessary charges;  (b) -The defraying of the expenses  attendant on keeping the harbour  clean, and on keeping the wharfs and  other works vested in the Corporation in a thorough state of repair;  judgment or conviction at the suit of . tion thereof, and the said constaUfc,  the Corporation against the  master,   bailiff or other person is hereby em**  (c) The payment of interest due on or,  owner or person in charge thereof.  5. Such vessel may' be so seized  and detained, or so seized and sold,  while in the possession or charge of  any person whatever, whether in the  charge or possession or the property  of the person who was proprietor  when such rates or commutation  thereof or penalties or pilotage dues  accrued, or in the charge or possession or property of any. third person.  6. The rights conferred by this section may not be exercised after one  year from the period when such rates,  penalties or commutation accrued  and became exigible.  30. The Corporation may seize and  detain any goods in case:  (a) any sum is due for rates in respect of such goods, and is unpaid;  rights  granted  by  His  Majesty,  and respect of enforcement of thjr lawful  HARBOUR RATES  21. The Corporation may levy such  rates as are fixed by by-law, and may  commute any rates authorized by this  Act to be levied, on such terms and  conditions and for such terms "of  money as the Corporation deems expedient.  22. The valuation of goods ob  which ad valorum rates are impbted  shall be made according to the provisions of The Customs Act,, and the  said provisions shall, for the purposes of .such valuation, be held to  form part of this Att^s if virtually  embodied herein, ahd the collector of  customs at Vancouver shall direct  the appraiser to attend and make such  valuation at any place and time needful on application being vmade to him  to that effect by the Corporation or  its authorized agent/and the said appraiser shall act herein without taking any new. oath of office for, the  purpose.  23. The rates on goods landed of  shipped from seagoing vessels shall  be paid by the consignee, shipper,  owner or agent of such goods, and  goods shall not be removed from  any dock or wharf within the harbour until such rates are fully paid.  2. The rates upon goods landed or  shipped from seagoing vessels shall  be paid by the master or person, in  charge of the vesel, saving to bim  such recourse as he may have by law  against any other person for the sum  so paid, but the Corporation may demand and recover the said rates from  the owners or consignees or agents or  shippers of such cargoes if it sees fit  to do so.  24. The Corporation may require  the collectors of customs at Vancouver and New Westminster to collect  on its behalf such portions of the  rates authorized by this Act to be  levied in the harbour as it deems expedient, for the convenience of trade,  to collect through them.  2. Every collector so required to  make collection on account of the  Corporation shall pay over tho the  Corporation on the first day of each  month all moneys collected for it,  and shall make monthly-returns in detail, specifying the date of each collection, the name and tonnage of  each vessel, and the name of the  commander or master thereof.  EXPROPRIATION  OF   LANDS.  25. Whenever the Corporation desires to acquire any lands for any  of the purposes of this Act, should  the Corporation be unable to agree  with the owner of such lands as to  the price to be paid therefor, the  Corporation shall have the right to  acquire such lands without the consent of the owner, and the provisions  of The Railway Act relating to the  taking of land by railway companies  shall, mutatis mutandis, be applicable to the acquisition of such lands  by the Corporation.  BORROWING POWERS.  26. For the purpose of acquiring,  land and purchasing, constructing,  extending and improving wharfs, dry  docks, elevators, warehouses, railways, bridges and other accommodations and structures in the harbour,  in such a manner as the Corporation  deems best calculated to facilitate  trade and increase the convenience  and utility of the harbour, and for  the purpose of repaying the principal  of money theretofore borrowed, the  Corporation may, with the approval  of the Governor in Council, borrow  money at such rates of interest as it  finds expedient and may, for the said  purpose, issue debentures for sums  not less than one hundred dollars or  twenty pounds sterling, payable in  not more than forty years, which debentures may be secured- upon the  property vested in or controlled by  the Corporation. Such debentures  may   be   sold   at   such   rates  and" On  all money borrowed under this Act,  without priority or preference;  (d) Providing a sinking fund for  paying off all money borrowed or  the liability for the payment of  which is assumed by the Corporation;  (e) The cost of operating docks  and wharfs, and otherwise carrying  out the objects of this Act.  RECOVERY OF DUES AND PENALTIES.  28. AU money due and penalties  incurred under this Act, or under  any bylaw made in pursuance thereof,  may be recovered in a 'summary manner under Part XV. of The Criminal  Code. ,  29. The Corporation may, in the  following cases, seize and detain any  vessel within the limits of the Province of British Columbia:  (a) Whenever any sum is due in  respect of the vessel for rates or for  commutation of rates and is unpaid;  (b) Whenever the master, owner  or person in charge of the vessel has  infringed any provision of this Act,  or any bylaw in force under this Act,  and has thereby rendered himself liable to a penalty;:  . (c) Whenever any injury has been  done by the vessel, or by the fault or i  neglect of the crew when acting as  the crew, or under orders of their  officer, to any property of the Corporation;  (d) Whenever any obstruction  whatever has been offered or made to  the operations of the Corporation by  the vessel, or by the fault or neglect  of the crew while acting as the crew,  or under orders of their superior ol-  ficer.  "2. In a case coming within paragraphs (c) ot (d) of sub-section 1  of this section, the vessel may be  seized and detained until the injury  so done has been repaired by the master or crew or by any other persons  interested, and until all damages  therby directly or indirectly caused  to the Corporation, (including the expense of following, searching for,  discovering and seizing such vessel)  have been paid to the Corporation;  and for the amount of all such injury,  damages, expenses and costs, the  Corporation shall have a preferential  lien upon the vessel and upon the proceeds thereof until security has been  given to pay the amount of such damages, whether direct or indirect, and  of such injury and costs as may be  awarded in any suit resulting therefrom, and the owner,-charterer, master or agent of such vessel shall also  be liable to the Corporation for all  such injury and damage.  3. The Corporation shall have a  special privilege upon any vessel and  upon the proceeds thereof in preference to all other claims and demands  whatsoever (saving and excepting  the claims for wages of seamen, under the provisions of The Canada  Shipping Act) for the payment of any  rates or penalties' due and payable  with respect to such vessel or of the  acts of the master, owner or person  in charge thereof, or of commutation  of rates.  4. Such vessel may be seized and  sold under any writ or warrant of execution or of distress issued by any  court or by any magistrate upon any  (b) any provision of this Act, or  any bylaw in force under this Act.  has been infringed in respect of such  goods, and a penalty has thereby  been incurred.  31. Every lawful seizeure nnd detention made under this Act shall be  at the risk, cost and charges of the  owner of the vessel or goods seized  until all sums due or penalties incurred, together ririth all costs :..���������<!  charges incurred in the seizure and  detention, and the costs of any conviction obtained for the infringement  of any provisions of this Act, have  been paid in full.  2. The seizure and detention may  take place either at the commencement of any action or proceeding for  the recovery of any sums of -.loney  due, penalties or damages, or pending  such suit or proceeding, or as incident thereto, or without the institution of ady suit or proceeding whatsoever.  3. The seizure and detention may  be effected upon the order of:  (a) any judge;  (b) any magistrate having the  power of two justices of the peace;  (c) the collector of customs at any  port in British Columbia.  4. The said order may be made on  the application of the Corporation, or  its authorized agent, or its solicitor,  and may be executed by any constable, bailiff or other person whom the  Corporation entrusts with the execu-  powered to take all necessary means  and demand alLnecessary aid to enable him to execute the said order.  32. Service of any warrant, summons, writ, order, notice or other,  document, when personal service cannot be effected, may be made upon  the owners, or upon the master or ,  pther person in charge of any vessel,  by showing the original to and leaving a copy with any person found on  board the vessel -and appearing to be  one of the crew.  2. Nothing in this Act shall author?  ize the service of any summons, or  the execution of any warrant, oh  board any vessel in His Majesty's  service. " ��������� -;  APPLICATION  OF  RATES AND  PECUNIARY   PENALTIES.  33. 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Taaoonver  Baa*  ���������Msttiet   of  Osasti iMn  TAKE notice that Arthur B. Cather of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation clerk, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point, thence east 80 chains, tbence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to the point of  commencement and containing 640 acres,  more or less.  ARTHUR B. CATHER.  Dated Aug. 28, 1913.  Taaoonvsr   Baad  BABB ACT.  Matrlot,   Biotrlotv of  Sam-* S.  TAKB notice that Fred Howlett of  Vancouver, B. C. occupation clerk, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence west SO chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres.  FRED HOWLETT.  Dated Aug. 29, 1913.  Tanooaver  of  III. ACT.  Hud   StetEtet,   Btatrlet  Coaat, Bang*-L  TAKE notice that Charles H. Bonnor  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation secretary, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres,  more or less.  CHARLES H. BONNOR.  Dated Aug. 28, 1913.  Tsaooavsr  fcsa4  IMstrlot   sf  ��������� *t**_*W*__*OT.  TAKE noU&stJjt Harry W. Nye of  Vancouver.    B. C.    occupation    watchmaker, intends to apply for permission  ~   " ~"~    following   described  the  to   purchase  lands:  Commencing at a post planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and two  and one-half miles east of Coast, thene*  north 40 chains, thence east 80 chain*,  thence south 40 chains, thence west SO  chains to point of commencement and  containing 320 acres, more or less.  ������.-."_        .-   ._HARRY w* NYE.  Dated Aug. 18, 1913.  Taaoonvsr  Baa*  bavb AOT.  ������������A  Mrtttst,   XMotrtot  ef  Ooast. Bsssrs M.  TAKE notice that Margaret T. Nye of  Vancouver, B.C., occupation housewife,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted seven  miles-north of Herbert Point and one  mile east of Coast, thence south 80  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  to point of commencement and containing 640 acres, ipore or less.  ^ . _,   .        ._ MARGARET S. NTE.  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Send in Your Swbscrijitidfi Today  the saddle pommel; yet my eyes  caught the glimmer of a star along a  pistol barrel, and I drew up cautiously, loosening my own weapon,  ���������vMent distress of tba ftrfttBaf I*  aide me. whose tale, Halt sure, would  fully Justify her strange masquerad*  In male garments, her rlek of lite "*  g^ gta*__i_te--S-L /  "And waa tt you also who tjOaOMt  *s* Uoes yesterday, talltaf ������t 009  , loosening my own weapon. \y~. -xxxr~~y~M ���������    __. __.__i__^ __*  "Who comes?" bequestioned short* .i!**���������*6 * '^KL������-������S5!_  to (_������ in������ ������_i������ Jk-.-,- ���������<an..v -Vfhttnt armies, held me neglectfal of  ly. the low voice   vibrant.      Speak j ;jyj|������   j reaUMd ^ whatowc ^  icause, I bad unconsciously become a  part of Ita development, and that I  waa destined now to ba *y*u bum  deeply involved. Whatever the mystery, I must solve it for her sake. My  hand again sought here, holding It iu  firm clasp. There wai a sound, of  : hoofs on the dusty road behind ua. >:  "It is Peter," sha whispered. "What  ean have happened!" ;,;;,  The rider barely pauaed, taming hla  horse's head even aa ha spoke.hastlly.  -Captain Grant la with tha. ambulance. Mistress Clair*," ba repotted.  "Ba came up alone about fit* aUa-  otsaago.-  iqulck!"  : "An offlcer with dispatches," I answered promptly, "riding to Phlladel-  jphla���������and you?"  ; "We are taking a. wounded man  ihome," was the reply, the speaker rid-  ling forward.   "Are you Continental?"  ��������� Tes. Major I_awience, of Maxwell's Brigade."  i "Oh!" then exclamation was halt  ���������smothered, the rider drawing up his  |horse quickly. I could distinguish the  {outline of his form now, the straight,  jslendsr figure of a boy, wearing the  j tight Jacket of a dragoon, the face  {shadowed by a broad hat brim.  ��������� "Unless I mistake," I ventured eor*  tdlally. "yoa must be Brie Mortimer."  ,   "Why do you suppose that?"  ; "Because while at General Washing*  jton's headquartera ha mentioned that  iyou had asked permission to take your  |fat_.er--Colonel Mortimer, of tha  jQueen'a Rangers���������to his home at Blm*  ihurat Tou left, as I understand, an  'hour 'or two ahead of us. Am I right?"  ! Tes, sir; tbla la Colonel Mortimer's  Party."  "Then we will pass on without de*  {tabling yon longer, aa we ride   in  .     -���������.   hesitatingly, bar  to any face.  ^ "Bat you moat Baton to mo. Mtim1  ;i_k*r*aee; yoa aaat learn why 10*%  ��������������� unwoatanly an net1  !   "lint answer ob  .   THadly.*  ',  "to there an Brie Mcrt_narT������  I  -There te," she answered fruMrtj  |har brother.    U waa for his aafee 1  Uli all that."  A u_oment I sat tn my gaMft atW  -Bttrvoar horses walking etfe V ���������*-*-*  Somgh the night, whllo I tP**W*)9***\  to grasp tho meenlng of Kir 9t9Q9\  ~"~H es_lw-J  CHArrm kxviii.  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I felt bar hand withdrawn quickly,  and tho swift intake of her breath, yet  there waa no sharpness in tho voloe.  "Captain Grant, Peter? What can  tho man want here?"  "Bo claimed to ba hunting deserters," returned Swanson, aa calmly do*  liberate of speech aa ever.  "Bat that  waa false. He know we were on tho  road, and aaked for yoo."  "lor va?  And yoa told him--''  "Merely that yoa rode ahead to aee  that the road waa dear.  Than 1 kit  at ono*, tearing he might Join yoo."  Sho aat a moment tn slleaoe, her  Ihead bowed; then looked across Into  jay face.     :  "Thia arrival must end onr conference, Major." she said soberly; "Capitals Orant must not know that yoa are  with me���������that would moan fighting."  "Surely yoa do not wish mo to ran  ���������wayf*  Tea, thia time, for my sake aa waU  aa your own. If I could have completed  my confession you would realise the  necessity. However, the tact that yoa  are the bearer of dispatches ahould  he anfflcient; your duty to the Colonies ia more Important than any private quarrel.   You will go?"  "Tea���������hut you?   Are yoa aafo with  him?"  "Perfectly. I wish I might be  clothed in my own proper dress, but  with Peter and Tonopah on guard.  Captain Grant alone la not danger-  tin. Besides, I wish to learn hla pur*  pose In seeking to Join us." She hesitated. "Tou must not fear for me,  bnt���������but I wish to tall yoa all, and���������  and I am sure I ahall need your helpr  *��������� I knew that ah* w������������ riding  landed, her faoe toraad ������������*?.  , ,<������������������������ on." I aald at lat). ������a**_K %%*i  helo atory." i  "I will." firmly, bar _������_ up^ ���������������  wtt tompted to do to at ValMvaLJ  tat aoaethlng seemed to seal av ttfa.1  TaBfl*tenow_olont^������_kr������aMMfb������!  I���������I wish yoa to tear *'  ���������a."  fetodly disposed toword  "Tour father la awaro-^  "No, not even father.   Ho la  ly eauelous of what It going o������ about!  ton.  Peter know*,- aad   TcBOpah,-*  Iwtth n wave of her hand Into th* darK  Thagr ar* with yoo,  goaid over hlmr  "Tea; they bar* known fkont .Om  beginning; not everythteg; ot eowreo,  lor that was not neoeasary. Peter U  an old servant, silent aad trustworthy.  8* would never question am not of!  mln*, while the Indian has  be grateful snd loyal to me.  aver Indiscretion, Major Lav  may have been guilty of, X hat*  nowhere unaccompanied hy  two.    Ton wlU believe that?"  "Tea, and whatever *la* yom  M  (Continued    Next Week.)  ton  VIOLATION OP tBED CONTROL  ACT  !  A caae of general Interest to farmers  and others throughout Biltlsk Columbia waa recently brought under this  Aet wHen The Bylveater Peed Company of Victoria waa comvlcted 9t aell*  tag cabbage seed of low vitality wltb-  ont indicating tha peroentage of ger-  mlnatlon ot th* eame. TJnder eectkm  ��������� iwi.������v, -��������������� -������-������ # r���������   10 qj (fa Domlnlom Seed Control Act  "Jtothat asking too mochr liarmlnaw lower than two-thtrda tho  "SalrT J^wlSqNiST^w-W  to.'-1*1^"* ���������ttallty of good seed tor that  ward har, ao Peter could mot ovsrfcoar, jptttlailftr varloty, mutt h*   labelled  "nothing shall keep ma from coming, with th* percentage ot germination,  dsar.   I will ride back th* moment my |   ft Is th* Intention of the Dominion  dispatches armlm Arnold'* ������**������������������������!** Pepartment of Agriculture to strictly  grsnt himself, what la It you used ��������������� jcontrol Act of mt. and anyone hand-  ������������������Brlc." ah* anairawi twUtly. ^ S"^-"^^.^^^  has disappeared. d*ad or dosarto*. Oh. "* cowpUea with this Act The po*  l cannot baUav* tha last la trot. If ni*n,0������- See* -Uboratory at Canary.  waa to save hla reputation that I, -Alberta, la at the service of anyone  dressed In this uniform, performed the desirous ot having seed tested either  work assigned Mm. I feel sur* Grant for vitality or weed seeds. Copies ot  knows where he is, what haa become tbe Act and Information aa  to  the  (1.W^*_ J w*,nt *������ ���������*? ^^Sfft1" ww>e *������*y ���������*��������������� oe obtained trom tbe  phis, but h* only sneered, and sal* th* _.,_- -aa-,,--  boy bad doubtlas* rum away.   I know f-WWJ wqrow*  better; that Is not Uke a Mortimer-  Bat I cannot search for blm; I watt  stay with my father. But if l cam only  b* assured you will com*."  "You can be assured"  "Mistress Claire," broke In Peter,  "some one Is riding up th* road-"  "Tes. Peter, yes. Major, wait here!  Don't move. We will go back and  meet him."  I held my bora* steady, although he  made an effort to follow. Voices cam*  back to me through the darkness���������  Grant'a loud enough to b* dearly  heard,  i  "What. Is thta  you, Claire?"  h*  ���������thought lt must b* Brie,  I never eg-  r  r-'  .haat*.   I met your father one*; may  ;t ask iw his wound is serlonsr  "Serious, yes, but not mortal; he  iwaa shot in the right aide when Monk-  ton telL His horse was hit ai the  earn* time, and the animal's death  struggles nearly killed hla rider. The  surgeon aays be may be lame for  ^Ife."  I reached out my band, and with  Just an Instant's hesitation, he return*  led tbe clasp warmly. ���������      ,  "My father is suffering too much for  me to ask tbat you speak to   blm,  Major Lawrence," he said a little stiff*  ly.   "Perhaps later, at Blmburst���������"  ,   "I understand perfectly," I interrupt*  ed-' "I am very glad to have met you.  ���������We shall ride within a abort distance  of Blmburst.   Snail I leave word tbere  that you are coming?"  t   "Oh, no," quickly, bis   horse taking  a step backward, as though to a sud-  jden tug of the rein.    "That would be  useless, as there is no one there."  [   "Indeed!    I thought possibly your  ���������sister."  The lad shook bis bead, glancing to-  [ward tbe carriage. The slight motion  'made me think again ot tbe wounded  jman we were detaining, and reminding me ss well of my own duty.  ! "Then good-night, sir. Sergesnt,we  will trot on."  The lad touched my alcove, even as  J pricked my horse with tbe spur, and  il drew (he rein taut ln surprise.  '<   "Wbat is it?"  i "Could you send your men forward.  [and ride with me a moment? Tou  ���������could catch up with them eaaily with-  tin ������ mile or two.    I���������I bave a word  ���������* Zrlih t0.,ay t0 J���������-*100*, u !l*miid'"gr������imy. ~������By all the gods, I  ..   The voice wss low, tremulous; tbe 2nu_ht tt must  j (request one I saw no reason to re*  Ifuse.  "Why,   certainly.    Sergeant.   Uke  your men down the road at an   easy  itrot.   I will join you presently."  j  Tbey went by us like shadows, leaving a cloud of dust behind.   The boy  spoke a brief word to thoss In ohargs  of th* carriage, and It also began to  move slowly forwsrd.  "Wa will go ahead." ho said, suiting  the action to the word.   "What I wish  to ssy will not take long."  Within a minute, riding aid* by side,  jour horses walking rapidly, we were  |out of sight of the lamping shadow of  ���������the ambulance.   I glanced aside curiously at mx companion, noting the  outlines of his slender, erect   figure,  wondering vaguely what his mesBsgs  could be.    Had Claire spoken to him  of me?  Was he going to tell me about  hla alstar?   We must have ridden a  quarter of a mile before he broke tbe  silence.  "Major L-awrence," be begsn. snd I  noticed the face was not turned toward me. "I am sure you are not deceived,  although  you act  the   part  well."  "I hardly understand."  "Oh, but I am sure you do.    I���������I  could not permit you to go away   despising me."  "But, my boy, this Is a mystery���������"  "Do you mean to insist you do not  know���������have not recognized me?"  "I���������what can you mean?"  "Merely tbat I am Claire Mortimer,"  and lifting the hat,  the young offlcer was revealed ln the dim light as  my lady.   "Surely you knew?"  "But I did not," I inalsted, earnestly, recovering from my ���������urprise, and  leaning forward to look into her face.  "Why should I? General Washington  told me lt was Eric wbo came for his  father. Why ahould I suspect In this  darkness?"  Phrenology  And Palmistry  MR9. YOUNG  (Formerly of Montreal)  01999 Praotloal Atvloa  On Business Adaptation, Health and  Marriage.  806  Granville  Street, Corner Robson  Hours: 10 a. m. to 9 p. tn       .Tor.  AjreuCAB.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Broadway, ������n-l_ Prince  Edward  8ervlce������~Morning Praye'rlat 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible cl  ���������t  claas afrSO  p.m.  Evening Prayer at 7:10 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at S a.nx  and 1st and Srd Sunday* at 11 a.m  Rev. O. H. Wilson. Rector  Rectory, Cor.   Sth  Ave.  and   Prince Edward St. Tel . Fairmont 40S-L.  "Special Service, 8lrl    But You Are  Not Assigned to My Command I"  pected to find you togged out in thta  Style. By Jove, I wish lt was daylight."  Whatever she replied must   havo  Isobered the fellow.  "Everything I say yon take wrongly.  Of course It's all right, for tho country is full of stragglers out of both  | armies. Lord, I don't care what you  'year, as long as lt suits you. My  business? Oh, I explained all that to  iyour putty-faced servant���������Saint Anne!  -that fellow! But ril review th* matter again. I'm drumming up Clinton's  deserters, but now I've met you I'm  tempted to go along witb you as far as  Elmhurst"  "Become a deserter yourself?"  "Oh, no, or at least only tempore-  ENGRAVING-  ETCHINGS AND HALFTONES  ARE NOW BEING MADE IN  WESTERN CANADA BY THE  MOST SATISFACTORY PRO*  CESS KNOWN TO THE WORLD  THE "ACID BLAST" PROCESS  MAKES YOUR ILLUSTRATIONS   LITERALLY TALK   MAhUFACTU*eO IN ffUTEKN CANADA  By TMiCLElANDDlBBLf [>*CC  ���������-���������".lOOI.    WORLD    B I LJ "-.  WAHCOUVIO M        < 7H  ^!^v;hsiot-.;~*^w^  THE WESTERN CALL-  Friday, October 24,1913  m.  11-..  |. ���������    i���������  GAR FARES  (Continued from Page I)  minute service on Fairview lines. Their agreement has outlived its usefulness. It cannot be  appealed to by the Council because its enforcement would be worse than the actual conditions  ���������the eompany would not dare to limit their ser-  vv <i to conditions for business reasons. The agree-  ruent, therefore, is useless. The company have  the "whip hand" in this matter until 1919, and  even after that date unless the city prepares to  purchase the system. This, however, we would  suggest,-that an effort be made to secure a low  fare within certain zones���������say, a three cent fare  from the centre of the city to its present limits,  not to carry a transfer privilege, and a five cent  fare to be unlimited.  Without question five cents is too much to pay  to ride a few blocks in the city and the company  could well afford to make this discrimination.  THAT OLD SUSSEX JAW-BONE  By Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.Sc.  Here again millions of years have been postulated. And not a man in or out of Sussex has one  single unit of time, or of geological strata by  which to proceed into the millions, or even into  hundreds of thousands of years. A certain learned  man, Dr. Woodward, "thinks the Piltdown Man  (who is believed to have been a woman) had a low  brain capacity of only 1070 cubic centimetres.  Another learned man, Professor Keith, contends  that tiie individual had a brain capacity of 1560  cubic centimetres, CORRESPONDING TO A  MODERN BRAIN CAPACITY; that the features  were human in character, and that articulate  speech was visible." The above is good. Dr.  Woodward makes from the old jaw-bone the basis  for an APE; but Professor Keith will have hone  of this apish business.  Now I would like to ask these and the other  staring learned paleontologists, many of whom  are most credulous, even worse than the believers  in witches, warlocks, and long-nebbed things that  hide among the heather���������I would like to ask how  they get units of time in Sussex to run the date of  that Jew back back to ages and ages ago, intr  millions of years since?  Perhaps it is the jaw of some poor idiot, or of  some black slave who had to serve one of the  legionary generals of Claudius, or a servant of  Robin Hood when he was a Gentleman Forester.  Can any living man prove that this jaw is more  than 1913 years of age? If so, bring on the proof.  We sKailbe delighted to read it, and when satisfied, announce our conversion to the argumentation.  A VERY LONG TINE  AND A HOARY MOON  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.Sc.)  Some would-be astronomer has been guessing  about the age of the moon. He had, and has, no  idea of what its age may be, but as he is out  guessing and making pabulum-packing for young  and ignorant newspaper scribblers, he guesses on  a gigantic scale. He might as well. It costs  little to talk big. But when the newspapers and  magazines publish the "guess-stuff," as though it  has any sort of a scientific basis, they make themselves laughing-stocks of a class more despicable  than the wild guesser.  Some man down in Kansas, or in that country  where astronomy has a huge attraction for vivid  and magnificent imaginations, we are told that  "the Arcadians must count back 57,000,000 years  to have lived before the moon."  This is tall enough for the Kansas alkali plains.  Perhaps the Alka-lie tends to make them lie. At  all events the Kansas guesser might just as  well have said 1,000,000 years, or 1,000,000,-  000 years. In each and any other case he has no  foundation data to build upon, and he knows he  has none. And furthermore, not a single astronomer, white, black, red or blue, has any data on  which to construct a moon, or any moon even  1,000000 years old.  The long-period writers talkers and praters  presume much on the. ignorance of their listening  or reading audiences, and are all a little too insolent to be respected, even if they be Professors,  or Ph.D.'s, or experts in any of the sciences'.  There is not, and never was, a geologist, an astronomer or a conjecturer, or a paleontologist furnished/with a single measuring rod with which to  measure the age of any of tbe moons, suns, or  stars in any part of the heavens.  CORRESPONDENCE  Grain Yield  j* yy  Ottawa, October' 18th���������A bulletin Issued by the Census and Statistics Office of the Department of Trade and  Commerce, gives a provisional estimate of the yield of the principal grain  crops and also the average quality of  these crops at harvest time.  During the month ended September  SO, ideal weather for the ingathering  of the grain crops prevailed over all  Canada. In the greater part of Ontario  and In tbe Western provinces, harvesting operations were well completed  by the middle of September and only  in parte of Quebec and the Maritime  provinces, where the spring opens  later, waa harvesting carried on during the latter end of the month.  The estimates given a month ago  are slightly greater than tbose now  Issued which may be presumed to be  baaed more or less on results, of  threshing. The final estimates based  altogether on threshing results and  calculated on corrected areas will he  issued aa usual on December 15th.  For spring wheat tbe estimate for  the end of September is 188,468,000  bushels, as compared with 182,840,000  bushels last year.   For fall wheat the  estimate ts 19,107,000 busbels as against 16,396,000 bushels last rear and I*.*  481.000 bushels In the preliminary estimate this year.   The total estimated  wheat production this year Is therefore 207,575,000 bushels, ae compared  with 199,236,000 bushels last year, an  Increase of 8,339,000 bushels or 4 1-4  per cent.   Tbe yield per acre for all  wheat Is 21.15 bushels as compared  with 20.42 bushels last  year.    Oats  show a total yield of 391,418,000 bush  els and an average yield of 40.57 bush  els as compared with 36,733,000 bushels snd an average yield of 39.25 bush*  els.   Barley gives an estimated total  yield of 44,348,000 bushels and an average of 31.00 bushels per acre as compared with 44,014,000 bushels and an  average of 31.10 bushels ln 1912. For  tbis year the total production of rye  Is 2,559,000 bushels, of peas 3,974,000  busbels, of buekwheat 7,600,000 bushels, of flax 14,912,000 bushels, of mixed  grains 17,178,000 bushels, of corn for  !   husking  14,086,000  bushels, of beans  989,500 bushels as compared witb a  total yield last year for rye of 2,594,-  OOObushels, for peas of 3,773,500 bushels, for buckwheat of 10.193,000 bushels, for flax of 21,681,500 bushels, for  mixed grains of 17,952,000 bushels, for  corn husking of 16,569.800 bushelB, for  . beans of 1,040,800 bushels.  Por the three Northwest provinces,  tbe total yield of spring -wheat is estimated at 183,852,000 bushels, of fall  wheat at 5,264,000 busbels, of oats at  239,595,000 bushels, of barley at 27,-  904,000 busbels, of rye at 686,000  bushels, of flax at 14,808,000 bushels.  Tbe average quality of these crops  measured upon a per cent basis of 100  as representing grain well headed,  well filled, well saved and unaffected  to any appreciable extent by frost,  rust, smut, etc., Is as follows:    Spring  N0RW VANCOUVER  Indians of Seymour Reserve No. 2  have entered into negotiations with  the Burrard Inlet Tunnel,, ������ Bridge  Company for the sale, of, rliht-of-way  across tbelr reserve, and, through the  agency of Mr. Peter Byrne, the Indiana  have given a sixty-day "option. Tbe  right-of-way will take but 11% acres,  and for tbls the Indians will receive  144,600 and $4,824.48 for houses which  must be taken away and damage  which will be done to gardens.  If tbe deal is consummated the In*  dians will receive 60 per cent. In cash,  which will ba divided among them,  and the balance will be ebld in trust  for them by tbe government, and tbey  will be paid semi-annually Interest of  3 percent.  The right-of-way will destroy Chief  Jimmy Harry's, bouse and in the  agreement he must be paid 12,874-50.  Other bouses that must be paid for are  Seymour Jim's, 1866.66; Seymour  George, 1156.16, and Jim Aleck,  1924.6.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Miss Margaret Philip, daughter of  Mr. George Philip, was married to Dr.  King, optician, Vancouver, on Satur*  day. The wedding took place in  Victoria. Dr. and Mrs. King will reside in North Vancouver.  ��������� ���������   ��������� .   .  The North Vancouver Debating Society met on Tuesday evening.  .   Mrs.   Dawson,   wife of Mr. G. W  Dawson, whose death took place so  recently in-California, has returned to  North Vancouver, and will probably  spend the winter here.  ���������       ���������      *:  The following new elders were ordained in St. Andrew's Presbyterian  Church on Sunday by Hev. Ronald  MacLeod: Mr. John-Barclay, Mr.-'A.  Law; Mr. Clarit and Mr. J. H. Whyte.'  ���������Tt',:  9   ���������������.  PEOPLE TO  HE ASK..P TO  BUY  FI-RHV ASSETS  North Vancouver Council Decider to  Put Bylaw to People  Attorney-Gsnsral's Reply to Clty'a  Qusstion  North Vancouver, Oct. 21���������"That a  by-law be prepared for the city to  purchase the fe.rry assets from tbe  present ferry company; tbat tbe matter be referred to the city solicitor,  and be dealt witb by the bondholders  as required; and that information  witb respect to the amount of consideration for tbe purchase be obtained  fTom tbe directors���������tbe amount to be  sufficient to cover the present indebtedness of tbe present company."  This resolution was carried unanimously at the meeting ot the city  council tonight, Mayor Hanes presiding.  '"Aid. Vance reported   tbat   he, the  Mayor and Aid. Allen had waited upon  To the Editor of the Western Call:  Dear Sir,���������Tbat there ls something  radically wrong either with tbe City  Council, tbe B. C. E. R. company or  the city ratepayers is plain on the face  of present developments. The B. C.  E. R. Co. have thrown down the gauntlet to the City Council, and to the  city ratepayers. If not very manly,  they have done it very fearlessly.  That .^tbe company Is able to fight  their own battles is an open fact. For  the ten years I have been in Vancouver the company have shown themselves masters of the situation!, I am  surprised to see anyone championing  their cause, for they have shown  themselves ln the past able, strong,  and mighty to down any opposition  brought against them.  In tbe Western Call of Oct. 10th my  learned friend Professor E. Odium,  M.A., B.Sc, with whom I agree in  most things, put up an apology for the  B. C. E. company for raising the fares  on their city lines. I agree with the  professor in his contention that the  company like all other corporations  (soulless as they all may be) should  get a fair remuneration for their investments. This ail common-sense  men muBt allow. I take for granted  tbat the professor Is looking for Information. I regret very much that I  am not well enough versed ln B. C. E.  and Vancouver dty finances to enlighten the professor in anything re*  gardlng them, but I am fully confident  the professor Is perfectly able to enlighten me and the people of Vancouver on the few questions I am going to ask later on. When the B. C. E.  connected the light with our bouse  over two years ago we had to pay  three dollars for the privilege of burning tbelr light at 15 cents per kilowatt and pay 20 cents per month  meter rent; over five years ago I  rented my store. I had to deposit  three dollars on meter on which I  have, been paying 5 cents per month  rent I have now paid over $13, including interest, on the meter and the  company have the use of my three  dollars for nothing for over five years  and by all appearances will continue  so, until I give up the store, when  they say they will refund me the  three dollars.  When a man begins bis apprenticeship on the B. C. E. cars be has to  work three weeks for nothing. After  this he works 23 days out of which be  gets 15 days' wages, the other 8 days  is kept back until he takes or gets his  discharge, maybe a year or ten years'  hence. All this is money for the com*  pany to work on. '���������,.  First question: How many such  cases aa I have mentioned are In Vancouver and surroundings contributing  dead money to themselves but wbicb  must be living power to the company?  Second: How much money, in tbls  way, have tbe B.C.E. In their possession?  Third: Does tbe B.C.E. company  keep this money In their vaults or  do they run tbelr system with It?  Fourth: If tbe B.C.E. earns no dividend wbo is at fault? For years I  bave travelled on every branch of  their road. T very seldom got a seat  except on special hours in the dsy  when everyone is at lunch or at work  he .cannot leave. Every day I can  count from fifty to seventy-five standing ln the vestibule and passage of  tbe cars packed like cattle and tbe  distracted conductor calling move forward, please. He baa two carloads ln  one and be and the motorman are  each compelled to do two men's work.  Still tbe company is losing money  accommodating the public!  Any man wbo does not give his  seat to a lady on the car is not a  gentleman, for courtesy's sake every  man gives his seat up to a woman.  As a matter of fact we are obliging  the B.C.E. company and discomforting ourselves at the same time. The  woman says nothing but thank you,  which is all that can be expected.  She got the seat from the hard-working man who for eight or ten hours  had mentally and physically worked  himself almost to a state of collapse  trying to make an honest living for  himself and his family.  If the B.C.E. company ls giving the  public the accommodation which tbey  agreed to give when they got their  franchise the company is not to  blame. If not, the city council is the  guardian of the ratepayers' interests  and should bring the company to time  or vacate their seats and make room  for better representatives to protect  the ratepayers and public interest  Tours respectfully,  MALCOLM MATHESON.  3432 Sophia St.  The Knights of Pythias Club gave * majw am ������lu. ������,������������������ UBU ���������������.���������,��������� Uiluu  dance on Monday evening.   The pro*fthe Attorney-General and asked him if  duce of the soil was represented.  The a special act could be passed whereby  illumination was effected by placing  small candles inside    a    number of  little pumpkina with    suitable   openings.   Pumpkin   pie   was   a   strong  feature of the refreshments.    About  sixty couples  were  present at  this,  the Inaugural ball of the club.  the city���������if tbe company ran behind���������  could vote money for general ferry1 ex*  penses. Mr. Bowser agreed tbat they  could do that. But when they asked  him if they .could bave a clause inserted whereby the city would not be  liable for damages in the case of-nn  .   .   . action brought against the company,  he replied that they could not have it  Miss Philip wss the recipient of a kq^ waya>  miscellaneous shower, in which linen  figured  largely, held at the  Russell  House previous to her wedding.  wheat 89.17; oats 90.52; barley, 88.25;  rye, 85.41; peas, 81.71; beans, 78.48;  buckwheat, 73.40; mixed grains, 90.59;  flax, 82.68, corn for husking, 75.16. Of  these wheat oats, barley and rye are  above the average quality for eitber  of the last two years.  'The potato an rdoot crops continue  to show good flgures, as representing  average condition during growth. The  condition of potatoes is 83.59, turnips,  82.62, mangolds, 83.64, BUgar beets,  82.63.  Alderman Allen���������Wbat he said was  that we were asking for privileges to  run a fake company.   (Laughter.) "  The Mayor mentioned that if the  people voted for tbe by-law, the debts  of the company would be immediately  paid, and tbere would be no risk of  getting tied up. If tbey turned down  the by-law they would be. asking the  directors to continue a company which  had not sufficient to pay its way.  The city treasurer reported that the  taxes collected to date for 1913  amounted to $221,571, being 62% per  cent, of the total of $359,977, as against  75 per cent, collected at this time last  year.  CANADA'S FOREST' PRODUCTS  LABORATORY  "The Forest Products Laboratory  now being established at McGill haa  for Its object the utilization of the  bye-products or waste incidental to  lumbering operations. At present  over seventy-five per cent, of a tree is  wasted either in the form of stumps,  cull logs and tops, or as slabs, edgings  and saw-dust. The work to be ac  compllshed by the. Laboratory will be  Conservation In its broadest and most  practical aspect." writes Mr. A. G.  Mclntyre, Superintendent of the Dominion Forest Products Laboratory in  this week's issue of the Journal of  Commerce, Montreal.  What they hope to do Is well expressed by the following:���������"Instead  of a sawmill only, there will be a  group of plants in which wood will be  converted not only Into lumber, but  into alcohol, paper and other staples  of commerce. From it in some cases  would also be. - secured turpentine,  rosin and other valuable oils and  gums."  Wants to See M  Another winter season is on us j  again, after a few fine days. No,  we certainly have not had much  fine weather this year, and we  have not had the chance we ought  to have, to store np a supply of  strength to carry us through the  winter. What are you going to |  dot You will have to build np  your system by other means.  TAKE  A  IC  KAMtOOP SHIPPER* 8EE TRADE  REVIVAL  KAllfLQOpS, B. C���������In view of the  heavy increase of traffic this year In  Southern British Columbia, it ls believed that the new branch line of the  Great Northern over the Hope mountains from Kamloops to Vancouver,  will work Important benefits to business conditions in tbe Kamloops district Large shippers say tbat an important distributing centre is certain  to be developed at this point.  Carnegie Free Library Branch No. 7  ia located In Gordon's Prog Store, Cor  Main St. and 17th Avenue.   Cards from  the Main library honored here.  FOR 3^ CARDS HERE  What to takc-*-that is the question. We would recommend the  Compound Syrup of Hypophos-  phites. This ia the best system  builder we can tell you of. Thia  will put the force in you that will  carry you through the winter, s������  you can throw off colds, and always feel like life is worth living.  m n������ up  Ua Building,      Broadway and Main  For Sale and  For Bent  10c each 3 for 25c  wan rep  $4,000 on agreement of sale. Enquire at 2408 Westminster Road.  l'TV"."*���������������' i"f .<*".*> 'ft r'������">". i' rv-������-r-."������,T  Hie "Western Call" may be Procured At  628 Cordova West  422 Richards Street  607 Pender Street  614 Cordova West  302 Granville Street  Near Pantages Theatre.  Cor. Bank of Ottawa Building.  THE BQT41 WWW IMTITUTE  The first annual congress of this institute will be held In the Aberdeen  School Auditorium (Barclay and Burrard streets) on Saturday, tbe 25th  October. There'will be two sessions  of great Interest, the programme is  given below:  Afternoon Sseslon  Chairman, Dr. E. S. Rowe.  2:30 p.m.: Address ��������� "Municipal  Housing," H. H. Stevens, Esq., M.P.  3:00 p.m.: "Work, Rest, and Recreation, as Factors ln National Efficiency," Miss Alice Ravenhill, F.R. San.  I.  3:45.: "Inter-relation of Physician,  Citizen, and State, in Public Health,"  J. W. Mcintosh, B.A., M.B., M.C.P. ft S.  4:30 p.m.: "Meat Inspection," E. A.  Bruce, V.S.  Evening 8ession  Chairman, H. H. Watson, Esq..  M.P.P.  8:00 p.m.: "Public Health a Purchasable Commodity," F.: F. West-  brook, M.A., M.D., L.L.D.    ":*���������        ~  8:45 p.m.: "Some Aspects of the  Milk Question," C. S. McKee, M.B.,  M.C.P. & S., M.R.San.1.  9:15 p.m.: "Preservation and Protection of Food in the Home," Miss  Alice Ravenhill, F.R.San.l.  9:45 p.m.: "Work and Objects of  the Royal Sanitary Institute," F. T.  Underbill, M.D., D.P.H., L.R.C.P. & F.  R.C.S., Edin-, M.R.San.I.  Discussion.   Resolutions.  VW1  rvwritw**'  Fresh local Meats Duly  Meal Mutton ?  ; Legs, 35c per lb.  Loins, 22c per lb.  Front Quarters, 15c lb.  3eef  ; Fancy Rolled Roast Beef, 20c per lb.   Pot Roasts, 15c per lb.  j BUTLER & HARRIS MEAT CO. I  Hastings St Public Market J  60 HASTINGS STREET, EAST %  ������������i| H || M-t'* M iM..-* _������������������������������������ '��������� *���������* ������"���������������   ���������**��������������� "'' M-M H'M'I HI-HI. M*J"t  Fish! Fish! Fish! Hastings Public market  Salt Fish  Salt Mackerel, 15c per lb.  Salt Herring, 10c per lb.  Black Alaska Cod, 2 for 25c  Smoked Fish  Fresh Kippers 10c per lb.  Finnan Haddie 2 lbs. 25c  Kippered Salmon......15c lb.  We Lomd In Quollty       60 Hastings E.  Kemloops-Vencouver Moot Co., Ltd.  Oof. main and Powoll St: 1849 Main Stroot  Phone Seymour 6561 Phone Fair. 1814  SPECIALS THIS WEEK  Local Lamb, Legs 25c    Loins, 25c    Shoulders, 15c  Fresh Loins Pork, 22c    Shoulder Roast Pork, 18c  Prime Ribs Beef, 20c     Sirloin Roast,     -    -    25c  Choice Pot Roast, 12_c to 15c  Extra fine New Zealand Butter, 35c to 40c  A line line of Fresh Cooked Meats of all kinds.

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