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 -    /   rr^'J-J"  A&fttt.  45*52  )  ������OaV  <  ?  '\  Published in the Interests of Mount Pleasant and Vicinity  .//  X. J, KCUMT  ������M  T. J. Kciroey * Co.  At afSta^ia^tt-*"*-^  night.  Modvrat* chaqrw-  802 Broadway Wert  Pbone: Fair. 10M  X *  i-1   ,f  VX    <���������"'*  /^  IP  .VOLUME VII.  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA,    FRIDAY. JANUARY 21, 1916  5 Cents Per Copy.  No. 37.  Mount Pleasant  ' The secretaries of all Clubs  and Associations (whether social, religious or political) as  well as private individuals, are  invited to* send in' any items of  general interest each week for  publication in these columns.  Copy may be sent by mail or  phoned in, and should reach this  office not later than Thursday  noon to ensure publication, '���������  Buildings Partially. Destroyed  A frame dwelling located at  263 i4th Ave. E!, ownedby Mr.  Miller and occupied by Mr. J.  P. McKenzie, was partially damaged by fire on the afternoon of.  the i8th inst., caused by an overheated stove. Damage to thel extent of about $350 was done,  covered by insurance.  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church  and Sunday School  Special prayer services, started  New Year's Day, are still holding  the spiritual interest of many  true believers, and under the  spiritual leadership of our de  voted pastor, they will be continued until there is a spiritual revival amongst our own people.  Anyone in earnest.for the salvation of lost humanity will find a  ,warm corner in these prayer services.      ,t . X  Our. Sunday School/ will hold  their annual tea and social on  Saturday afternoon for the little  folks of the Primary Depart  ment. We hope to see all the beginners and primary-children out  ,in force. .   _ . , X-  - We were greatly' helped last  Monday evening in our B.Y.P.U.  by^he timely message given by  Rev. Mr. McLaurin, superintendent of Home Missions for Alberta. We welcome all3 young  people to join us on Monday  evnings in our service. It is just  a home for any one who wishes  to hear the young who are starting out on the journey of christian citizenship. XV  Guests of Mrs. Munro  Mrs. Nellie IX McClung and  daughter, Florence, are guests of  Mrs. A. S. Munro, Shaughnessy  Heights, while in the city. Mrs.  McClung will address a' meeting  oi: the, Metropolitan Methodist  church Guild in Victoria tonight.  A raffle pf two handsome goose  down pillows will take place soon  at the store of A. Hilker & Son,  Main street, in aid of the material fund of the Central South  Vancouver Red Cross Society.  At the meeting of the Women's  Guild of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian church on Wednesday afternoon, it was decided, on account  of the small attendance, to hold  all business over for the next  regular meeting, February 3rd.  Y. P. S. 0. E. Meeting  The regular meeting of the  above society was held Monday  evening, and was in charge of  Messrs. Stewart and Kent. Mr.  Stewart gave a very interesting  paper on "How, to Work With  Others," and aroused much enthusiasm among the members.  The attendance was very good  and quite a number took part in  the discussion. Miss Wallace favored the members with a solo  which was much enjoyed by all.  The meeting next Monday  night will be in charge of Misses  M. Story and R. Mitchell, the  topic being, "Amusement That  is Worth While." _���������  Jitney Drivers Fined ,  Two jitney drivers were fined  $1.50' each in   the   police   court  this week for allowing passengers  to" ride on the doors.  Social Whist Drive '  A whist drive and dance was  held last Tuesday evening under  the auspices of the Pythian Sisters, Terminal Temple No. 15, in  the Knights of Pythias Hall: Re  freshments were served arid fifteen card tables set. The first  prize for ladies was captured by  Mrs. R. W. Cameron; the consolation prize by Miss Addis. The  gentleman's first was won by Mr.  H. A. Neitzel, and the consolation  by Mr. H. Shiplo. "  Residents complain of a serious shortage of coal, owing to the  fact that the down-town coal  merchants cannot fill their orders  fast   enough.   -\  Mrs. H. Wilson and daughters,  of 54 10th Ave. West, who have  been spending the past two  months in San Francisco, arrived  home on Wednesday.  "������������������ Ah interesting wedding was  solemnized in the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church last Saturday evening when Rev. A. E.  Mitchell, pastor of the church,  hunited"invmarriage^Jeau Stuart^  daughter of Mr. Janies Penman,  Kirigsley,VMan, and Private John  A. Johnson;-C Company, 72nd  Seaforth Highlanders, *- Hastings  Park.-The bride, who wore her  travelling suit of navy blue serge  with fur trimmings and black velvet hat, entered the church with  her uncle, Mr. J. S. Lochead, and  was attended by her sister, Miss  Marion Penman. The groom wore  his uniform and was supported  by Private William Paterson, C  Company,. 72nd Seaforth Highlanders, who was also in uniform. Mr. L. R. Bridgman presided at the organ and played the  Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin as  the bridal party entered the  church, and Mendelssohn's Wedding March at.the conclusion of  the ceremony.'The choir, of which  the bride has been a member for  some time, decorated the church  for the - occasion with flags and  ���������flowers. Large flags were artisti;;  cally draped, about the choir rail  and back of the altar'was a magnificent Scottish Standard and on  either side of it Union Jacks.  After the ceremony - a reception  was held at the : home of the  bride's sister, Mrs. Lincoln'"Mc-  ' Culloch, at Which only the immediate relatives were present. The  rooms were decorated with flags,  bunting and carnations. Mr. and  Mrs. Johnson left on\ thei night  boat for Victoria, where they will  .spend a short honeymoon.   .  Hollister Review No. 9 Woman's Benefit Association of the  Macabees will hold a social dance  in the K. P. Hall on Friday  evening, January 28th. Dancing  9 "to 12.  Discuss Enlistment  The members of the local bar  and law students association held  a. meeting on Monday afternoon  in the barristers' room at the  Court House, to discuss enlistment, for overseas service. Mr.  .\. H. McNeill, K.C., acted as  chairman.  Killed in Action  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Garbutt, 666  Tenth avenue west, received this  week from the Adjutant-General  at Ottawa news of the death of  their son, Willington S. Garbutt,  better known,as Stanley Garbutt.  He was killed in action on December 30th.  Grandview  "' Fire Does Damage  A one-story frame dwelling located at 2745 Yale street, near  Hastings Park, owned and occupied by Mr. C. Trey, was slightly damaged by fire on Monday  night. Damage to the extent of  about $270 was done, with no  insurance.  School Children "Doing Their  Bit".  Sii^ce last��������� September, the  Grandview school has made the  following contributions to the  Red Cross Fund: Receipts from  garden work, $10; proceeds of  tea, $70.35; drawing for doll,  $36.45; - collection, 30c; total,  .$117.10.  In addition 132 face cloths, 12  pairs socks and 5 dozen handkerchiefs have been contributed.  The Grandview school ranks  highest among Vancouver schools  for its Red Cross work.  The monthly service of the  Guild of St. Barnabas was held  at All Saints' Anglican church,  Victoria Drive, last evening.  Conservative Association  The meeting of Ward V. Conservative Association on Monday  night partook partly,of a social  nature. The chief feature of the  evening was an address by Dr. A.  G. McGuire, M.P.P., who discussed the question of granting further aid to railways.  In Nthe course of. his remarks Pr.  McGuire favored the appointment  of an independent commission  before any further aid was given, and urged a thorough investigation before anything further  should be done in this direction.  "I think we should know  whWeX^very dollar-which has  been advanced to the Pacific  Great Eastern Railway has j������oue  before any further aid is granted," he said.  Mr.i C. E. Smitheringale reported on the conference of the  mining committee with Hon.  Lome Campbell, Hon. C. E. Tisdall and other government officials here last Wednesday.  Following the addresses by Dr.  McGuire, Mr. Fred Welsh, chairman of the school board, Mr. T.  Duke, of the license commission,  and others a splendid programme of musical numbers  was given.' Members of the  Alpha. Quartette, composed of  Messrs. Ainsley, McGregor,  Smitheringale and McPherson,  gave several fine selections. Each  member of the quartette also rendered a solo. Another notable  feature of the program was the  music furnished by the Mandolin  Quintette, Messrs. Dunlop, Pap-  pas, Mcintosh, Donald and Morris.. ';- ''���������'���������.-'  Several new members were added to the association. President  McKim,' the recently elected  school trustee presided, and Mr.  T. S. Baxter made a strong appeal for the Canadian Patriotic  Fund.  At the next social meeting, held  in February, 'a prominent leader  of the" Woman's Suffrage movement  will   address the   associa-  . ��������� - ,. ��������� ���������' ri  tion. -  .Annual  Congregational   ,  Meeting  The annual , congregational  meeting of the Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian church was held on  Wednesday evening. Reports for  the past year were presented  from a number of the organizations. Those read showed a very  favorable year despite the heavy  financial burden under which the  community is operating. The  church has an active membership of. 1028. The Boardj>f Managers reported a favorable year,  and the discussion on the budget  for this year proved that the interest of the membership is very  keen. Since the induction of Rev.  A. E. Mitchell as pastor of this  congregation in August last, the  work of the church has prospered exceedingy, and the future  seems a bright one indeed forthis  church. The new managers appointed to the 1916 board are  Messrs. H. Hilker, John Riding-  ton, G. W. Ledingham, Robert  Watson. R. McMillan, J. Abernethy and Dr. W. D. Murray.    -  Owing to the vast amount of  business still to be transacted in  connection with the work of the  church, and the additional reports still to be' heard, the meeting was adjourned for two  weeks.  Presentations  Are Made at  Reception  r Under the auspicesof the Woman's Auxiliary a reception was  held in   the   church" hall of St.  Saviour's church on Friday evening  last  in honor  of  Rev.  Dr.  and Mrs. Fea. The hall was prettily decorated and was well filled. After a pleasant hour in social ^intercourse, Mr. Hutchinson,  the people's   warden,   welcomed  Dr. and Mrs. Fea to the parish,  Mrs.   Manning,  president of the  Auxiliary,   presenting   Mrs.  Fea  with  a bouquet  and  welcoming  her on behalf of the Auxiliary  Addresses of welcome were made  by Rev. G. H. Wilson, rector of  Str Michael's church, Mt. Pleasant,  and Rev. H.  Qillies, rector  of St. Nicholas.  Mr. Hutchinson, on behalf of.  the parish, presented Rev. C.  Lord,-who has been in charge of  the parish for some months, with  a fountain pen as a slight token  of regard and appreciation.    <  A most enjoyable card party  and dance was given on Tuesday evening at Belvedere Court,  Main street, iri' aid of the Ward  V. Red Cross Society. ���������*  Capt. A. G. Spencer, 1st B. C.  regiment, who has recently returned wounded from the front,  will speak in All Saints' Parish  Hall, corner of Victoria Drive  and Pandora street next Tuesday evening, describing his experiences in the trenches. A 'military band will be in attendance,  and there will be, other speak-,  era. The meeting is free and open  to all. v  Burnaby  Reeve. Fully   Explained   Serial  Bond By-law  ��������� Reeve Hugh Fraser, who was  not called upon by the Burnaby  electors to contest the reeveship  this year, addressed Vancouver  holders of Burnaby property in'  the Labor Temple last week prior  to the elections. In a lengthy  address Reeve Fraser advocated  the passing of the Burnaby .Treasury Redemption By-law, and the  electors by a handsome majority  followed his advice^ on- Saturday  last.  It is now possible /that the  bonded indebtedness o������ Burnaby  can be reduced from $3,003,000  to $2,207,000, and the per capita  debt from $212 to $156 if the  contention of Reeve Fraser is  correct. He dealt in a lucid manner with the proposal to cancel  thp whole of the unsold Burnaby  40-year sinking fund.  m  S *    (J   J  > -1  *1  -   Yr.  * 4*l  '' x if  X ' j.  '-XI  Skating at Burnaby Latoa  Skating has been the order of  the day at Burnaby Lake for the  past week. The B. C. Electric report unusually heavy tragic from  both Vancouver and New West-6  minster on Saturday afternoon  last. The .moonlight nights have  added to the* delight of the skaters.  '  Patriotism is a natural feeling like  love, and the man who is without  it is not quite a man.  Fairview  Cadet Corps Concert  A grand patriotic concert will  be given by the King Edward  High School Cadet Corps in the  auditorium on Friday, January  28,' at 8 p.m. The corps will be  aided by the High School orchestra and by students from,  Lord Tennyson school.  Scottish Concert  The Y.P.S.C.E. of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian church announce a grand Scottish Concert  for Tuesday evening next, January 25th (Burns' Night) in the  school room of the church. A most  interesting program has been  prepared and a large audience  is looked for. The following program will be rendered: "The  Star of Robbie Burns" and "McGregor's Gathering" by Mr. H.  Duncan; "My Ain Folk" and  another selected item byr Miss  M. McLennan; "O' a' the Airts"  and "Mary" by Private Hall;  "The Old Countree" and "The  Auld Scotch Sangs" by Miss C.  Craigen; ''The Spinning Wheel''  and "Caller Herrin' " by Miss  G. Lawrence; violin selections by  Mr. A. F. Lawson, and selected  readings by Mr. J. Crann. The  programme starts at 8 o'clock  sliarp.  Although the Lord Nelson  school has had no-organized Red  Cross Society, considerable Red  Cross work has been done. The  children in all classes were taught  to knit and fifty-three face cloths  were handed in by the smaller  children. A number of mufflers  have been knitted, two of which  were handed in to the society,  the others being sent to brothers  or fathers at the front. In the  intermediate grade sewing classes, eye-pads and khaki handkerchiefs were sewn for the Grand-  view branch. Several pairs of sox  were also knitted in these class-  es. ' For these the material was  given by the children. In order  to work on a* larger scale, however, the need of a society in the  school itself was felt, and a  meeting was held to organize it  on January 7. At this meeting,  to which all the girls of the five  upper classes were invited, Miss  R. Rines was elected honorary  president, Miss Rita Oakley, president, and Miss Mary Larsen,  secretary-treasurer.  ���������  It was decided to give an at  home in- the school on Friday  evening for the purpose of raising funds for the purchase of materials. The school society is, of  course, only an auxiliary to the  Grandview branch of the Red  Cross Society.  Rev. Dr. Seager will preach in  All Saints' Anglican church on  .Sunday evening.  Cecil   Rhodes School   News  The cold weather has brought  but some excellent hockey players,  the school having been successful in defeating the Tennyson  school in two games. The score  of the first game was 5-1, while  that of the second was 13-3. The  boys intend to play more games  and are now negotiating with the  Lord Roberts school for a game  at the Arena.  The rifle team has been unfortunate in losing three of its reliable shots since Christmas, two  havings transferred to other  schools and one having left for  Seattle. The team has been very  successful in its shooting so far.  Its scores for the fall term were  as follows: 240, 207, 225, 236  and 227, thus giving the team an  average of 227.  The pupils and staff of the  school regret very much the loss  of Miss Anstie, who having been  teaching in the Cecil Rhodes  school for three years with  marked success, -left-''-at Ghrist-  mas^to. be"married. They are glad  to welcome in Miss Anstie's place  Miss Currie, formerly of the  Fairview school. .���������  Grippe and measles are responsible for a considerable drop in  the attendance, especially in the  junior classes. Even the staff is  not immune. Miss Perkins, teaeh-  er of Division III., was absent  for a few days suffering from  grippe, but is now able to be  back;at work.  Burnaby Council Has Taken  Office  The council of 1915 concluded  the lyea-rJs' business on. Monday  last "and the new council were  duly sworn in by Magistrate''  Beatty. In his address of welcome Reeve Fraser laid spenial  stress on the financial situation.  saying it was necessary to authorize only such expenditures  for which  money is-f available.  The , splendid majority secured  for the financial by-law is regarded as a personal triumph  for Reeve Fraser.  <   y.w  -    -    ���������������. ,*  .- X- . Xil  The Woman's Forum of Burnaby held its usual January  meeting on Friday last in More-  ton Hall, Edmonds, the president, Mrs. J. Stuart Jamieson, in  the_ chair. A__nominating comr.  mittee was appointed to report  at the annual meeting on the  third Tuesday in February. It  was decided to have an address  on laws for women in British  Columbia given on that occasion.  Mrs. Watson' read several interesting letters from boys at the  front, thanking the Christmas  committee for the boxes sent.  South Vancouver'  High School Notes  The South Vancouver high  school is starting one teacher  short this year, as Miss Taylor,  who was in charge of the preliminary classes, resigned at Christmas. ..���������"--x ������������������  Owing to la grippe the attendance is exceedingly poor. On account of the snow the school has  been unable to organize any outdoor games. It is a source of  much disappointment that there  is no accommodation for indoor  basketball.  The ladies of St. Andrew's Parish gave another of their delightful dances last night in the Parish Hall,.50th and. George streets.  Dancing was indulged in from 9  to 12 and an unusually fine orchestra added to the delights of  the evening. Refreshments were  served.  t '' xl Friday, January 21, 1916.  /**=*-*  Election Results on the Mainland  t  It has been many years since  the city of Vancouver witnessed  a more hard fought election than  that of last week, when Alderman McBeath was chosen by the  electors from a field of five candidates to represent them as the  chief magistrate for 1916. The  campaign was bitterly fought out  and many factions worked unceasingly for their respective  candidates from early morning  until the poll closed.  The result of the election of  the mayoral candidates, while it  occasioned some disappointment  in -a few quarters, was not  .on the whole a surprise. The new-  . ly elected mayor had the support  of. the Woman's Forum and other  representative moral reform bodies, and he received a strong prohibition vote owing to his stand  against the liquor interests which  he used throughout his campaign.  The people apparently figured  that as chairman of the finance  committee, in 1915, he was better fitted to handle the reins of  mayor during the coming year.  Mr. McBeath's majority, considering the large field of candidates, is a decisive one.  Almost equally bitter as the  fight for the mayoralty, but lacking the mud slinging episodes,  were the aldermanic contests in  several of the wards. Perhaps  the keenest battle was that  waged in Ward IV, where Dr.  J. Vf. Mcintosh defeated Aid.  Joseph Hoskins. Alderman, 0. E.  Mahon, in Ward V, was forced  to call on his last reserves to win  from Aid. C. N. James, while in  Ward VI Aid. Gale succeeded,  with the strong support of the  J Woman's Forum, to win from  Ex-Aid. Elliott, One of the surprises of the day was the majority Aid. Kirk received over Mr.  J. D. Byrne in Ward I.  Ex.-Ald. Geo. Cottrell made an  unsuccessful attempt to win over  Aid. Hamilton in Ward II.  The results of the mayoralty  vote are as follows.  McBeath, 3,122; Kirkpatrick,  2,488; Martin, 1,908; Hepburn,  1,502; McNeill, 1234.  The vote for Aldermen resulted as follows:  Ward 1.���������T. Kork, 1128; J. D.  Byrne, 748.  Ward 11. ��������� W. R. Hamilton,  684; G. H. Cottrell, 656.  Ward III. ��������� W. C. Marshall,  302; P. C. Gibbone, 196; H. B.  Bird, 155; A. L. Griffiths, 38.  Ward IV.���������Dr. J. W. Mcintosh,  836; Jos. Hoskins, 685; C. A. McDowell, 142.  Ward V.���������C. E. Mahon, 1002;  C. N. James, 866.  Ward VI.���������R. H. Gale, 1430;  S. C. Elliott, 947.  Ward* VII.���������Frank Woodside,  638; M. Scribbens, 447.  Ward VIII.���������F. P. Rogers, 532;  D. W. F. McDonald, 177.  license Commissioners  The total vote for license commissioners was as follows: Mr.  Thomas Duke, 4907; Mr. Walter  Leek, 4523; Dr. T. G. Moody.  3597; Mr. J. T. Little, 3082.,  School Trustees  The total votes for School Trustees were as follows: Dr. W. H.  Lang, 4847; Mr! F. W. Welsh,  4522; Mr. H. N. C. McKim, 4415;  Mr. J. R. Seymour, 4261; Mr.  W. Davis, 3002.  South Vancouver  On Saturday evening at seven  o'clock, when Municipal Clerk  Jas. B. Springford, acting as returning officer, closed the polls  at South Vancouver municipal  hall, it was found that. Reeve  Gold's opponent, Mr. William  Winram, had been elected reeve  Am APVWITISJNG VAWJE  OP mcmc 14GHT  Tbe merchant wfbo uses electricity tor tbe general lighting of hia store, but wbo does not avail himself of tbe advantages afforded by the electric current for ADVERTISING; PURPOSES is not improving all his opportunities.  Tbe advertising value of a brilliantly lighted show window  cannot well be estimated.  TviMe follows electric light wherever, and in whatever  form it appears, and the strong appeal of brilliant electric  illumination, and of electric signs, is but tbe working of a  natural law.  -   Tempting show window displays enhanced by "electric  light indicate tbe progressive store.  "v.  Salesrooms���������  Carrall and Hastings Sts.  1138 Oranvllle St., near Davie  Pbone Seymour  5000  I Want Every Reader of this Paper To  Acquaint Themselves With This Fact���������  "DENTISTRY AS  I PRACTICE  IT  IS  ABSOLUTELY   DEVOID   OF  PAIN"  And in making this statement I do not ask you to accept my  unsupported   word alone. '  I can show you hundreds of testimonials unsolicited, which bear  witness   to   my   statement.  But better still, if you will call at my offices, I can show you  yourself that what I say is true in every particular. I will ask  you to be the witness of any or all of the operations which take  place in my offices daily. I will ask you to question each pa  tient on the point of their experience of dentistry at my hands.  ������So you will thus have the evidence of your own senses to gb  by, and should you decide to entrust me with your dental work,  I will give you the same guarantee which I give to every  patient:  "IF IT HURTS, DON'T PAY ME"  Dr. T. Glendon Moody  Vancouver's  Pioneer  Dentist  Dawson Block  Cor. Hastings and Main Sts.  Vancouver's  Painless  Dentist  of the municipality of South Vancouver by a majority of 483.  From the first, intense interest  had been aroused in the elections,  as during the past year events  had been of an exceedingly stirring nature in the municipal  chamber. The result of the election was, for that reason, not  entirely a surprise.  Only two of last year's representatives on the council were  re-elected���������Councillor Russell in  Ward two, and Councillor Rowling in Ward six.  The Social Service Council is  said to have been responsible  for the election of Mr. Winram  and Coun. Grimmett in Ward  four. Those elected on the Gold  ticket were Mr. Pollock in Ward  three, Mr. James in Ward five,  and Mr. Mengel in Ward seven  Messrs. Neelands, Robertson  and Stevens were elected school  trustees, the .former being returned to the board for the third  term. There were 234 spoilt ballots.  The details of the votes polled  for each candidate are as follows:  Reeve���������William Winram, 1686;  Edward Gold, 1203; spoilt ballots, 52; majority for Winram,  483.  Councillors���������Ward 1���������Matthew  Henderson Low, 247; A. E. Almas, 122; T. B. Bamber, 177.  Majority for Lowe, 125.  Ward 2���������Wm. Brown Russell,  311; W. E. Simons, 131. Majority for Russell, 180.  Ward 3.���������Robt. , Thomas Pollock, 361; F. W. Welsh, 187. Majority for Pollock, 164.  Ward 4���������D. W. Grimmett, 175;  Cosmo Bruce, 159. Majority for  Grimmett, 16.  Ward 5.���������James Gubbs James,  240; James Campbell, 138.1 Majority for James, 102.  Ward 6.���������James William Rowling, 112; Robert McBride, 95;  J. W. Russell, 57; H. A. Beaumont, 29. Majority for Rowling,  17.    ,  Ward 7.���������Oscar ohn Mengal,  160.; G. S. Webb, 120; John Robinson, 93. Majority for Mengel,  40.  School Trustees���������J. W. Parker,  743; Edwin Bennett, 844; B. E.  Rigby, 886; Robert Henry Neelands, 1,142; William Wedder-  burn Robertson, 1,129; and Geo.  Alfred Stevens, 1,099; the v last  three being elected.  Mr. Winram, following his  election, thanked the electors for  the honor shown him and urged  the large number of young voters to join the colors and do their  bit at the front.  After the official return, Mr.  Gold briefly addressed the meeting saying, among other things,  that he considered the reports  for the past year had been grossly, misleading, and that he had  never seen a municipality thrive  where ministers ruled. The  church and the press were prominent, among the causes of his  defeat. Hisc intentions had been  good, he said, but he had probably taken the burden of office  too seriously. He wished the new  council every success.  We give you best value in Groceries, Teas and Coffees. Our Ceylon Tea at 35c, or 3 lbs, .$1.00,  and special Coffee, at 35c, or 3  lbs. for $1.00, are extra values.  Cassidy's Grocery  2152 Main.   Cor.   6th  425;  W. J. Baratt-Leonard, 397.  The first three elected.  Burnaby Elections .  In Burnaby the by-law for $1,-  000,000 6 per cent. 20-year serial  bonds was passed by a majority  of 685 and must later on be ratified by the provincial government.  The details of the Burnaby  election follow:  Reeve���������Hugh M. Fraser (acclamation) .  Councillors���������Ward 1, William  Bevan, 73; B.. C. Senay, 55; majority for Bevan, 18.  Ward 2, C. D, Coldicutt 131;  Harold Disney 117, J. C. Allen  48; majority for Coldicutt, 14.  Ward 3, George Green 35, Col.  James Ward 34; majority for  Green, 1.  Ward 4, W. J. Holden 48, F.  W. FauVel, 42; majority for Holden 6.  Ward 5, A. Macdonald 129; B.  Gibbs 102; majority for Macdonald, 27.  Ward 6, J. Murray 79, A. A.  Brookhouse 54, Geo. Rumble 50,  Walliam Coulter 22, Robert Williams 6; plurality for Murray  25.  School Trustees���������J. M. Murray,  Franklin Russell and Willard  Robertson.  WHAT THE WAR COSTS US  TRUST COMPANY CHARGES  Charges for Trust Company service are usually the same as would  be allowed for similar service by an individual. They are never  more. Trust Company service excels - that rendered by individuals,  not in expense, but in effectiveness.  North West Trust Company, Limited  E. B. MORGAN, PRESIDENT  509 RICHARDS  STREET.  PHONE, SEY.  7467  3t  Point Grey Elections  In Point Grey the chief feature of the election was the large  majority of Mr. Ben A. Cunliffe  as reeve, he being returned with  a majority over Mr. Locklin of  324 votes.  The results of the elections in  full are as follows:  Reeve���������Cunliffe, 835; Locklin,  511. Majority, 324.  Councillors���������Ward 1, W. C.  Atherton,  100; J. E. Wilton, 69.  Ward 2, F. T. DeWolfe, 155;  A. F. Arnold, 91.  Ward 3, W. H. Lembke, 106;  J. B. Sutherland, 51.  Ward 4, R. E. Clugston, 175; E.  W. Sexsmith, 47.  Ward 6, M. T. Robson, 120;  W. T. Styles, 114.  School Trustees���������D. M. Stewart, 740; Frank Burnett, 722;  Donald Smith, 548; W. J. Twiss,  The Canadian war expenditure  is mounting with the increase in  the size of the army. It has now  reached a total of almost $150,-  000,000, increasing the national  debt from $332,000,000 to $515,-  000,00. The expenditure of war  for the month of December exceeds that for the month of November by about $6,000,000, the  total fbr December being $19,-  233,943. This is at the rate of  nearly $240,000,000 per year, and  it is probable that during the  coming fiscal year the monthly  disbursements for war will exceed each other by almost as  much as the . December outlay  exceeded the November.  For the nine months of the fiscal year ending December 31st  last, the expenditure, for war  amounted to $85,748,898. The expenditure for the first eight  months of the' war amounted to  about $61,000,000," the total "sO  far thus being about $146,000,-  000! The national debt now  stands at $515,844,910, an increase of $13,475,851 over the  preceding month.  The revenue for the first nine  months of the fiscal year shows a  very satisfactory increase. The  total for that period was $122,-  000,000, as against $99,000,000 for  the corresponding period in 1914.  This represents a total increase  of about $23,000,000. Of this increase, customs was responsible  for $13,000,000, excise for $149,-  000, postoffice for about $3,500,-  000 and miscellaneous for about  $395,000, while increased traffic  earnings on the government railways have been responsible for  about $6,000,000 of the increase.  There has been a retrenchment  during the nine months of about  $11,000,000 in expenditures on  the' consolidated fund account.  On the capital account, including  railway subsidies, there has been  a retrenchment of about $5,000,-  000. This makes a total retrenchment during the nine,months of  about $16,000,000. Part of this,  of course, is due to the turning  over to the war appropriation  funds of militia estimates totalling about $8,000,000, while there  is a difference of over $2,000,-  000 in subsidies to railways.  There is a surplus over all expenditures exclusive of war' of  $21,000,000.  Phone Seymour 8171  STOREY & CAMPBELL  518-520 BEATTY ST.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  MANUFACTURERS OP  Light and Heavy Harness, Mexican  Saddles, Closed Uppers, Leggings, etc.  A large stock of Trunks and Valises always  on hand.  BUGGIES, WAGONS, Etc.  Leather of all kinds.    Horse Clothing.  We are the largest manufacturers and  importers of Leather Goods in B. C.  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.  A Whole Loaf  of Health and  Strength for  YOU.  5c  Full  Pound  Loaf  SHELLY'S WRAPPED BUTTER-NUT BREAD  combines the food values which. make strength  and health. Made pure and clean, baked pure  and clean.  BUTTER NUT  BREAD  is the best and least expensive food you can  serve daily on your table. Delivered fresh daily by phoning Fairmont 44, or INSIST on  BUTTER-NUT at your store. Comes in sanitary waxed wrappers. "  Shelly Bros. Bake Ovens  ���������Bakers of the popular 4X Bread.     Fair. 44.  THE CONSUMERS' LEAGUE  It is a matter.of genuine gratification to observe that the British Columbia Consumers' League, organized only ten months  ago, has passed the 8000 mark  in membership. All its members  are pledged to give preference  to goods manufactured ,in this  province. When one considers  that, over 80per_cent. of the real  purchasers are women and that  women are in the majority in  this League, there is good reason  to expect that some of the forty-  five million dollars sent out of  this province last year for imported articles will be retained in  British Columbia.  One of the latest objects of the  League is to discourage and prevent the employment of German  labor in the province, either by  taxing employers who employ  Germans, or by creating so  strong a public sentiment against  such practices that it will prove  a poor policy for any firm to  follow. The League is presided  over by Mrs. J. C. Kemp, 23  Broadway West, who is prominent in Mount Pleasant social circles. _���������   RUSSIANS   DETERMINED  Nicholas Riabouchinsky, newspaper editor, capitalist and* broker, of Moscow, Russia, who is in  America as representative of several Russian capitalists who are  preparing to build big munition  factories in the land of the Czar,  gives his views as to what will  happen when the present war is  over. "The war," he says, "will  be fought to a finish as far as  Russia is concerned. From the  upper classes down to the common people, the sentiment is for  war until German militarism is  forever   crushed.   Germany    has  said Russia   wants   to make   a]  peace   privately with   Germany.  Such reports are without founda-|  tion."  Speaking of the probable out-]  come of the war, Mr. Riabouchinsky says, "no matter who gets  Constantinople, Roumania is ex-|  eluded. Even if. the Germans get  it, Roumania will have no portl  at all. J am positive that Russia will" offer; "if she has not-already done so, Bessarabia, on the  Black Sea, to Roumania. She is  willing to do this to punish Bulgaria. Unless Belgium and Poland  are returned in good order England will keep the seas closed to  Germany. If ten years���������or forever, it will be the same. England says Germany can fight on'  land all she wants, but the sea  will be closed to her as long as ���������  she keeps Poland and Belgium.  Russia, for her part, will fight;  until she gets into Germany and  gets back Poland���������there is no  doubt of this. When the war is  over you will find Serbia will get  Macedonia and a part of Bulgaria, also her own independence. Russia wants Constantinople and she is. going to get it.  The end of the war will see the  end of the Turk in Europe. Bulgaria will probably be made to  pay a large contribution to Serbia, but will get Adrianople.  Italy will take a great part from  Austria. Montenegro will get  Scutari. The principle of the allies is to see that the map of  Europe is altered no more than  necessary from what it was before the war. I do not approve  of any peace until German militarism is crushed. Germany is  otherwise a danger to the world.  She is like an alcoholic. She  might swear off for a while, but  she would reel again toward the-  same   poison.       X Friday, January 21, 1018.  Civil Servants to Join the Colors  Who, more than the civil ser-  tvants, under the provincial gov-  Kernment of this province, have  [shown the same self-denial in go-  ling to the country's aid during  [these trying times? The "Life"  (jobs of the government employ-  i ees did not count for much, when  the call to arms came.  British Columbia should be  proud of the civil service in this  province, for as a body they have  shown themselves to be not laggard in taking up their burden  of defending their freedom.  The list of civil servants who  have already enlisted is a long  one, and comprises names of  men holding high departmental  positions, and of elevator men  and janitors. Today these men  are fighting side by side.  The following list is an incomplete one, and one which will  doubtless be greatly augmented  before peace is declared.  Here are the civil servants who  have rallied to the colors, and  what department they represented :  Premier's Office���������George V.  Buckett,  clerk.  Provincial Secretary's Office���������  Paschal de Noe Walker, chief  clerk; Horace J. S. Paul, clerk;  William H. Cochrane, messenger.  Provincial Board of Health ���������  Walter Bapty, bact. and epid.;  Reginald A. Meakin, clerk.  Provincial Home, Kamloops ���������  H. W. Sutton, orderly; 'Harry  Finch, night watchman.  Printing Office���������Frank Davey,  clerk; Stephen Court (killed in  action), packer; Robert White,  linotype operator; William M.  Fatt, compositor; George S. Carr,  paper-ruler; Valentine S. Hitchcock, forwarder; Wilfrid J.  Clarke, clerk; Arthur Hal-  stead ,helper.  Mental Hospital, Essondale ���������  Chas. E. Doherty, medical* superintendent; David D. Freeze,  assistant medical superintendent.  Free Text Book Branch���������Bernard G. Walker, assistant officer  in charge.  Inspection of Schools ��������� Norman Winsby, inspector of schools.  Department of Mines���������Harold  Nation, clerk.  Treasury���������Thomas G. Williams,  clerk; Walter H. Kentinge, clerk;  Rupert Howard, clerk.  Assessor's Office���������William J.  Gibbon, junior \ clerk; C. S. Mc-  Killigan, clerk to surveyor of  taxes.  Bureau of. Information���������Frederick J. Fleury, clerk; Camuel  Bond, clerk; John Leslie Ward,  junior clerk.  Agricultural   Branch ��������� Moore  Buy Vancouver Real  Estate at these Prices  =NEVER AGAIN=  SUCH SACRIFICES  LOTS  Fourth Avenue Carline���������33 feet near Trutch St., formerly  held at  $4,500,  for $1,600, on  terms.  Kitsilano���������Two 33 ft. lots, cleared, on llth  Avenue,  for  merly held at  $1,200 each,  for $350  each.  Strathcona Heights���������50 ft. lot, magnificent view, on  25th  Avenue, held at $2,200, for $750, on terms.  Burnaby���������Fine high lot, near 17th Avenue and Laurel St.,  assessed  at  $300,  for  $90.00.  Point Grey���������33 ft. lot on the hill near 22nd and Dunbar  St., a great  buy at  $350.  Fairview���������50 ft. lot on llth Ave., near Pine Street. Cost  owner. $3,300.   Sell for $900.  Point Grey���������33 ft. on 18tb Ave. near Highbury Street, on  top of  the hill, for  $300.  Point Grey���������70 by 122 ft.  on 21st Ave., near Crown St.,  for $300.  South Vancouver���������A few Lots on 66th and 67th Avenue  for $70.00   each.  Burnaby���������122 by 122 ft., near corner River Ave. and Gilley  Avenue on the hill, fine view, southern exposure, for  $225.00.  _ACREAGE  Burnaby���������2.35 acres on Rumble Road, on the sunny southern slope. Dirt cheap  at $1,150. On terms.  Lulu Island���������4 acres at Garden City, cleared, richest of  soil. Cost owner $320 per acre 8 years ago. Sell the 4  acres for $700.00.  Langley���������5 Acres near Milner Station, has all been under  cultivation.   Cost $300 per acre.   The whole for $650,  Gibson's Landing���������10 Acres on the Government Road, 3  miles from the Landing. Good land. Creek running  through, all for $350.00.  Burnaby���������4.24 Acres, with long frontage on the B. C E.  R. near Jubilee Station. A grand property with a  great future, improved. $35,000 was one time refused  for this same property. Can be bought today for  $6,500.  Coquitlam���������20 Acres of the very best soil, 21-2 miles  north of Coquitlam City, half mile from school, light  clearing. Owner paid over $500 per acre as a subdi  vision proposition. Sell to-day for $100 per acre on  terms. ;  Burnaby���������1 3-4 acres at Central Park, very cheap at $1,500.  HOUSES  Point Grey���������On Wilson Road carline, neat little 3-room  cottage, ou lot 33.7 by 298.9 feet deep, all improved,  chicken house and runs, Formerly held at $3,300. Today  for  $1,350.  Fairview���������Quebec St., 5 room modern cottage, fireplace,  built in buffet, pannelled walls, etc., for $1,500 on  terms.  Kitsilano���������6-room modern house on lot 66' by 132 feet, with  fireplace, hardwood floors, furnace, bath and toilet sep-  ���������'"��������� arate; former value was  $6,000.   Sell  for $3,150.  Fairview���������8 rooms, hardwood floors, hot water heat, all  fully modern, lot 50 ft. by 120, on 12th Avenue, near  Granville St.   Owner paid $9,000. Sell for $6,000.  Fairview���������7 rooms, hot water heat, hardwood floors, fireplace, full 50 ft. lot, on 10th Ave., the best part, a  $9,000 home for $5,500, including a $3,400 7 1-2 per cent,  mortgage.  Pairview���������8 rooms and one on the 3rd floor, hot water  heat, garage, nice grounds, on llth Ave., near Yukon  Street. Formerly held at $10,000. Sell now for $6,000  on terms.  ALLAN BROS.  510 Pender St. West Phone Sey. 2873  Real Estate, Insurance and Mining  Langdon Bird, assistant*, inspector of fruit; Frederick Norman  Payne, clerk; Elmore Casey, junior clerk; Alexander S. Paull,  clerk.  , Lands Branch���������Reginald Frederick Child, clerk to minister of  lands; John Franklin Tait (returned), clerk; Robert Ernest  Burns, clerk; Raymond Alfred  James Frederick Mclnnes, junior  clerk; Edgar Cameron Dudley,  clerk; Thomas Paton Forrester,  junior clerk.  /  Forest Branch���������Henry King  Robinson, assistant forester; Leonard R. Andrews, district forester; John D. Mitchell, deputy  district forester; Eric G. Mac-  Dougall, forest assistant and cruiser; Frederick McVivkar, forest  assistant and cruiser; James Russell Chamberlain, forest assistant  and cruiser; Arthur Harold  Black, assistant cruiser; James  Milroy, check scaler; Herbert  William Eades, clerk; George  Vernon K. Wood, clerk; John  Robert Ainsworth Ball, clerk;  Shelton Asson, clerk; Edwin A.  Ketteringham, clerk; Victor   E.  E. Welde, clerk; James A. R. Eddie, clerk; Clarence Ferris, messenger ; George aHrold Llewellyn,  draughtsman; C. I. Mackenzie,  draughtsman; Francis Thomas  Murray, draughtsman; William  Black, ranger; Merrill Vincent  Wynne Heath, ranger; Thomas H.  Brewer, ranger; James Turnbull,  ranger; Edward E. Frast, ranger; Chas. S. Cowan, ranger;  Owen Sangar, ranger; Frank B.  Edwards, ranger.  Surveyor-General's Branch ���������  Henry de M. Mellin, draughtsman; Chas. Caesar, draughtsman;  Robt. H. Watt, draughtsman;  A. W. Geltson, draughtsman;  Herman G. Sherwood, draughtsman; Archibald A. Watt, clerk;  Arthur D. Anderson, draughtsman; John McEwan, draughtsman; Hugh* C. Smith, draughtsman ; William G. Firth, draughtsman; Nicholas P. Blandy, clerk;  Hugh F. Skelton, clerk; Eric D.  Bellby, junior clerk; George A.  Titken, chief geographer; Edgar  Browne.  Water  Rights   Branch���������K.   R.  F. Dennison, clerk; A. Long, R.  H. Lowry, W. T. Taylor, H. A.  T. Jones, clerk; A. J. Hudson,  W. G. A. Shadwell, clerk; C. R.  Scharff, clerk; J. R. Lewin, clerk;  R. H. Columbine, W. B. Evans.  J. M.   Case, draughtsman.  Public Works Department ���������  Arthur E. Hodgins, assistant engineer; Edmund George Baxter,  assistant engineer; Edgar Vincent Turner, junior clerk; Norman R. Ballantine, junior clerk;  George  M. Duncan.  jParliament~ Building Attendants���������Douglas H. Sherwood, janitor; Chas. Costello, fireman.  Steam Boiler Inspection���������Frederick Bath, boiler inspector.  Department of Railways���������Herbert C. Badger, chief clerk;  Louis C. Diespecker, junior  clerk.  Attorney General's Department���������Armand L. Poudrier, junior clerk; Robt. B. Rippon, clerk;  Wm. M. Baker, junior clerk.  Legislative Library ��������� Gregory  T. Yorke,  junior   clerk.  Land Registry Office, Kamloops���������Walter M. Macfarlane,  clerk; Robt. ,T. Thorburn, clerk;  S. W. Hodgkinson, G. Hughey,  Arthur D. Allen, R. H. Louis,  H. C. Francis, clerks. ,  Land Registry Office, New  Westminster���������Charles ,W. Friend,  E. T. Dunford, Edward Richards, clerks. 0  Land Registry Offive, Vancouver���������John McGill, Wm. L. Hunt,  clerks. ������������������  Land Registry Office, Victoria���������F. C. Belson, W. A. R. Had-  ley, J. H. O'Keefe, John Riddell  Connorton, R. McBrady, L. W.  Proctor, A. W. Idens, clerks.  Supreme Court, Vancouver ���������  A. Hemming, A. L. Rodway, R.  S. Sears, Harold Tripp, Jas. H.  Graham, clerks.  Supreme and County Court,  Victoria, H. B. Ward,  clerk.  " :  Fisheries Department���������Geo. H.  Miles, junior^ clerk.  Telegraph Department���������F. G  Eaton, messenger. -  Moving Picture Dept.���������Harold  B. Kelly, clerk.  Game Department���������Gerald H.  Jennings, clerk; Robt.'O'B. Fitzgerald, deputy game warden; H.  G. Packer, deputy game warden.  Industrial School for Girls ���������  A. O. Allen, engineer and janitor.  Government Agency, Prince  George���������Sidney C. Burt, clerk.  Government Agency, Quesnel���������  Chester F. Boyd, Hugh Mehaffey,  Harold F. Shaw, Jercy J. Foot,  clerks.  Government Agency, Cranbrook���������Ernest Malcolm, clerk.  Govt. Agency, Fernie ��������� Aubrey Fisher, clerk; And. Black,  clerk.  Govt. Agency, Grand Forks ���������  Ernest Harrison, clerk.  Government Agency, Hazelton  ���������Stanley Geary, clerk.  Government Agency, Lillooet���������  Ernest W. Corbett, clerk.  Government Agency, Kaslo ���������  Allan W. Anderson, clerk.  Government Agency, Prirtce  Rupert���������W. A. Pettigrew, clerk.  Government Agency, Nelson���������  Wilfrid R. Williamson, John' B.  Acland, Vernon B. Montgomery,  clerks.     _v  Court House Attendants ��������� Silvester V. Moore, elevator atp  tendant.   -  Government Agency, Kamloops  ���������H. D. Morrant, clerk.  MANY PROVINCIAL  COMMITTEES FORMED  ���������>���������.   - i    - - y,xl  The Telephone  Takes the Miles out  of Distance.  When you want to phone to Vancouver Island, to the Kootenay, or down  the coast, use the telephone right beside you. Every telephone is a long  distance telephone.  There is no difficulty in hearing the  party at the other end.  So when you want to telephone long  distance, do so from your own house or  office.  You get your party, or you don't  pay. That means you get your answer.   And all in a few moments, too.  British Columbia Telephone  Comp-any, limited  A report outlining work which  has been accomplished during  the past month in British Columbia by the Returned Soldiers' Aid  Commission has been forwarded  to Mr. R. H. Scammel, secretary  of the Military Hospitals Commission at Ottawa, by Mr. Jas.  H. Hill, secretary of the British  Columbia branch of the Aid Commission.  Notices of the formation of a  provincial organization have  been sent to the mayors, reeves  and government agents throughout the province outlining the duties to be undertaken by the commission and calling for the organization of local employment  committees to work in conjunction.  , Several replies to this appeal  have been received and already  seventeen places have formed local employment committees as  follows:  Alberni, Chiliiwack, Cranbrook,  Duncan, Kamloops, Lady-  smith, Nanaimo, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Rossland, Vancouver,  Victoria, Burnaby, Oak Bay,  Ashcroft and Hazelton. In the  following places the Patriotic  Fund organization are acting:  Fraser Mills, Langley and Pen-  ticton.  With regard to the matters referred* at the inter-provincial  conference held at Ottawa last  October, the British Columbia  commission has appointed special  committees to prepare plans  under which technical and agricultural training will be provided for those men desiring to avail  themselves of. the same. The committee dealing with agricultural  training is also to formulate a  plan for placing the men on the  land. The committees are to submit their reports before the end  of the present month, when their  recommendations will be forwarded to Ottawa.  Mr. Hill says in his report that  the matter of dealing with the  men on their arrival from Quebec has been complicated by delays in receipt of men's pay cheques, "a circumstance which has  occasioned a great deal of unnecessary trouble and hardship  among the men and one which  calls for remedy with as little  delay as possible.  It is proposed that each soldier be interviewed at Quebec by  a representative bf the fund and  Vancouver Engineering Works, Ltd.  ENGINEERS,   MACHINISTS  IKON & STEEL FOUNDERS  519 Sixth Ave. West.  Vancouver, B. C.  a confidential report sent by the  latter to the patriotic committee  of the town to which the soldier  is going. This serves the two-fold  purpose of protecting the fund  against the greedy or" unscrupulous and of giving the local committee information that is helpful  in finding employment for the deserving. Not every man who returns to Canada wearing His Majesty's uniform is included in the  latter category, but the great  majority have done their duty in  the fullest degree. To the latter  it has been the privilege of the  fund to present a small badge  bearing the words, "For service  at the Front" The men who are  wearing these badges are the  worthiest citizens that we can  acknowledge. Like charity, that  badge should be allowed to cover  a multitude of sins.  The work that the Canadian  Patriotic Fund can do for returned soldiers, however, is limited  by act of parliament, and it has  been specifically enacted that no  assistance can be given by the  fund to "any person who is in  receipt of any gratuity, pension  or allowance paid by His Majesty  or by any foreign government in  consequence of incapacity or  Partly on this account and  largely because the pensions and  gratuities paid to incapacitated  men are oft-times admittedly inadequate, it has been necessary  to establish a Hospitals Commission and Disablement Fund. The  officials of the latter, in their report to the Federal Government,  recommended among other measures, that provincial commissions  be formed for the purpose of  supplementing these pensions either by monetary grants or by  free training in various trades.  AMBULANCE SOCIETY  DOING GOOD WO**  Weary Sergeant (after a long  lecture): "Now, how do you  charge?"  Absent minded   Rookie:   '' One  an' six   a pound,   ma'am.  And,  please would you like it sent?"  ���������The Regiment  By attending the St. Andrew's  Ambulance Association classes,  anyone wishing to prepare for  the front absolutely fit to take  up the ambulance work tbat will  be expected of them there, can  do so, and in the short period of  from six to eight weeks. While  the association has not been  much in the public limelight, it  is making rapid strides to the  front. While only organized last  October, it has turned out several classes, and on January 14  last another class with an enrolment of 61 members commenced^  That the organization was not  founded as a money-making  scheme can be gathered from the  fact that all that is necessary to  take up the' entire course is the  tuition fee of one dollar. The  idea of the organization was sim  ply to show the public how many  lives might be saved each year  if one only knew the simple  things that should be done at  the precise moment, according to  the kind of accident which happened.  An accident, such as the loss  of a limb can be attended to in  a moment and very little blood  lost. The same thing applies to  an arm or a hand, or practically  to any part of the body.  The association was formed by  Captain Downie, who acquired  much of his experience in Scottish shipyards. J)r. J. S. Shurie,  of this city is also deeply interested and took an active part  in the meeting held last week in  addressing the class on fractures1!  and dislocations of the lower  jaw, etc.  Many soldiers now in ambulance corps in this city are attending the classes, while six  nurses are also in attendance  and are confident they will soon  be fit to   qualify  for  the front.  The quarters for the class are  situated at 1186 Seymour St.      ,  X*  ' H  L    V,\  <��������� \ h  ���������4-1 - 4,<i  J"' !-'\'.  - 'r( THE WESTERN CALL  Friday, January 21, 1916.  THE WESTERN CALL  PUBLISHED  EVERY  FRIDAY  '     By the  McConnels,   Publishers,  Limited  Head Office:  203 Kingsway. Vancouver, B. C.  Telephone: Fairmont 1140  Subscription: One Dollar a Year in  Advance. $1.50 Outside Canada.  Evan W. Sexsmith, Editor  SOUTH      VANCOUVER  ELECTIONS  House-cleaning in January is a  novelty. One generally associates  the chirping of the robins or the  warm zephyrs of April with such  an act. The electors of South  Vancouver do not always play  according to Hoyle. They believe  in cleaning up on the first opportunity offered them. Last Saturday .was cleaning-up day at  the Municipal Hall, and their  work was well, and, we may  add, timely accomplished.  It was in no uncertain manner  that the electors showed their  disapproval of the actions of the  1915 council. Not only did they  turn out in force to defeat Reeve  Gold, but throughout the muni-  < cipality his council found public  sentiment against them, with the  result that only two members of  last year's council were returned. Messrs. Russell and Rowlings  were the two councillors who  weathered the. storm. One reeve  and six councillors is considered  a fairly good bag.  It was an unenviable reputation that had been imparted to  the municipality, through the actions of Reeve Gold and his council of last year. We do not care  to enter into any discussion as to  who were responsible. One thing  we do know, and that is the various embroilments tended to make  the municipality a laughing stock  throughout the country at large;  it grieviously impaired its finan  ' cial credit, and generally hindered its flight toward prosper  ity.  The electors made certain of a  clean slate for this year. To Ex-  Councillor Winram was given a  handsome majority of nearly 500  votes, while in addition they  elected a council who, no doubt,  will do all in their power to  work harmoniously, one of the  first essentials to a successful administration.  It is reported that ex-Reeve  Gold blamed his defeat to the  influences of the Social Service  Council, the Woman's Forum and  the church. If such is the' case,  then the best influences in South  Vancouver are to be congratulated for their efforts in ousting  Mr. Gold from the chief magis-  "^tracjXof "the municipality and  electing in his place a man of  the type of Reeve Winram.  The "Western Call" will follow with interest the progress of  the South Vancouver council during the months to come.  emy who refused to surrender  and fled in the direction pf the  landing places were annihilated.''  When an enemy is "annihilated"  there is no necessity to produce  the body. That is why the Turkish despatch writer V annihilated  on Monday an army which got  away on Sunday morning with  but one man wounded���������Toronto  Globe;:  MAYOR M. McBEATH  NAMES  COMMITTEES  Notes  Richard Harding Davis says  Athens is busy discussing the situation. Athens has been doing  that for almost three thousand  years, but while debate has been  in progress on Mars Hill less  voluble peoples have been doing  theirs. ���������   *  * ^  American obstructionists explain the disappearance of shipping on the ground that it was  caused by the substitution of steel  for wood in shipbuilding. They  might as well attribute it to the  substitution of the floating for  the pivoted compass. J'_  .,/������������������#���������"  German labor leaders seem inclined to modify the old ballad  of the French peasant and have  those who make the quarrel be  the only ones to pay.  *'������������������'���������...  The Turkish officer who frames  the official bulletins must be a  humorist of repute. It is officially reported from Constantinople that: "In the course of our  pursuit the remainder of the en-  On. Monday at noon the tnunici  pal government of Vancouver  passed into the hands of Mayor  McBeath and the new council, the  oath of office being administered by City Clerk McQueen.  In his inaugural address, Mayor McBeath reminded the citizens that this year's business  was to be conducted by half the  former number of aldermen. He  foreshadowed an economic regime  but suggested that there was  such a thing as carrying economy too far.  "It will be the duty of the  council," he said, "to take such  steps as will ensure the fulfilment of the terms and conditions  entered into between the city  and other corporations."'  The chairman of standing committees were named as follows:  Finance, including claims, Aid.  Kirk jboard of X works, Aid.  Woodside; bridges and railways.  Aid. Gale; fire and police, Aid.  Mahon; water, Aid. Rogers;  health, including building, Aid.  Mcintosh; industrial and employment, including relief, Aid. Hamilton ; market and exhibition,  Aid. Marshall. The council as a  whole will be members of all  standing committees.  SPENCER ROBINSON  SENT UP FOR TRIAL  Evidence in the preliminary  hearing of the case of Spencer  Robinson, charged with perjury  in connection with an affidavit  which he is alleged to have sworn  to in.connection with South Vancouver public affairs, was heard  by Magistrate Shaw in the police  court yesterday morning and the  accused was committed for trial.  The witnesses called for the prosecution, which was conducted by  City Prosecutor Maitland and J.  H. Senkler,' K. C, were Mr. Stuart Campbell, South Vancouver  representative of the Greater  Vancouver Sewerage Commission,  who is instigating the prosecution ; Mr. Griffiths Jones, commissioner for taking affidavits, and  Messrs. Campbell, Stanley, Allan  and Welsh, councillors at the  time the affiidavit" was "made.  The following is a copy of the  affidavit:  "I, Spencer Robinson, of the  Municipality of South Vancouver, British Columbia, do make  oath and say:  "That I was hired and paid for  attending a meeting of the South  Vancouver council when,, the  question of the contract to the  Pacific Lock Joint Pipe Company  for sewer pipes was about to be  decided.  "My instructions were to see  how Councillors Stanley, Campbell, Allan and Welsh Voted, as  the party-who hired and paid me  stated that these councillors were  to receive certain monies if the  contract was let to the. Pacific  Lock Joint Pipe Company.  "The man who hired and paid  me was Commissioner |, Stuart  Campbell ,the South Vancouver  representative of. the Greater  Vancouver Sewerage Board,  whose firm was acting as agents  for the said Pacific Lock Joint  Pipe Company. I duly reported  that the councillors above named voted and acted as agreed  upon.  "Dated this 5th day of January, 1916."  At the conclusion of the hearing his.worship formally committed the accused, the defence being reserved.  BETTER TRAM SERVICE  On account of the protest recently sent to the railway commissioners by the residents in  this district, the railway board  has ruled that a one-hour service  must be maintained between 5.30  and' 9.30 a.m. and between 4.30  and 7.30 p.m., the two-hour schedule being allowed at all'other  times, With the exception of an  additional car from New Westminster to Vancouver at 10.30  p. m.  Canadian Authoress Delights  Audiences  A large and delighted audience  greeted Mrs. Nellie L. McClung,  the well known Canadian authoress and speaker, at the Mt.  Pleasant Methodist church on  Tuesday evening, it being her  first appearance on the second  visit she has made to the coast.  Mrs. McClung's entertainment  consisted of three choice selections from her own writings, all  dealing with life among the people of the Canadian prairies.  "The Runaway Grandmother''  portrays the domestic trials and  tribulations of George Shaw,  bachelor, a Souris valley farmer  _who, despairing of ever getting  a reliable housekeeper, resorts  to a want advertisement. His  answer comes in the person of a  most garrulous but motherly  lady well past middle age who  preceeds to appropriate both  George and his belongings to herself for his own ultimate benefit,  and introduces her granddaughter, Maude, at the critical moment of the story. As George by  this time absolutely refuses to  part with the grandmother, while  Maude insists that she had always intended to keep house  some day and "let her grandmother do all the work," George  sees but one way out of the difficulty, and down by the river in  the glowing sunset, gives Maude  her chance to guess what that  may be. Needless to say, Maude  is a good guesser.  In "The Return Ticket," Mrs.  McClung gives a.glimpse of the  darker and sadder side of life,  and of the miseries that can be  brought into the home by a  drunkard husband.  ^The Way of the West," tak>  ing the first, fourth and twelfth  of July celebrations as a background, pictures the gradual  amalgamation of races and  creeds in the Souris valley until  even the little priest and "King  William of Orange" can march  alongside _by_ side singing, "Onward Christian Soldiers."  Mrs. McClung's pleasing presence ahd delivery added greatly  to the enjoyment of her recitals.  A feature of the evening was  the vocal music rendered by Mr.  C. E. Smitheringale, Miss Ruby  Sacret and Miss Muriel Foster,  with accompaniment by Professor  Ainsley.  Oh ^ Wednesday evening Mrs.  McClung gave some excerpts from  her first and perhaps her greatest book, "Sowing Seeds in Danny, "a dramatic story of a; Manitoba farm. By way of variety she  recited some of her poems of  western prairie life, bringing the  breeze, breadth and ozone of the  Canadian prairies vividly before  her audience.  A recent vote .taken in regard  to the union of the Presbyterian  church with the Methodist and  Congregational bodies, showed in  British Columbia, a majority for  the union of 2950, taking the  sessions, communicants,- adherents and mission fields. The proposal however, has been held in  abeyance for the time being by  the General Assembly, and no  further move in the direction of  union will be taken by the Assembly's committee until a later  date.  X .  "Doing  Their  Bit"   Against  Us  THERE are two members of valid  standing in the British House  of Lords who are "doing their  bit" in the effort of Germany to destroy Great Britain; the Duke of  Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and the Duke of  Cumberland and Teviotdale. Each of  these men is closely related to King  George V., the former being a nephew, and the latter a cousin of the  late   Edward   VII.  The fourth son of Queen Victoria,  the late Prince Leopold, who died in  1884, was the Duke of Albany in the  British Peerage. When the Saxe-Co-  burg dukedom became vacant in 1900,  through the death of' King George's  uncle, formerly known as the Duke of  Edinburgh, the position was hereditarily open to the Duke of Connaught and  Ii is son, Prince Arthur, who both declined it. The dukedom then passed  to the line of Prince Leopold, whose  son, the present Duke, is British by  birth and German only by naturalization. The remark made by Mr.  Asquith, when the suggestion was  made that the Duke should be expelled  from the House of Lords, which it  virtually the same thing as his removal from the Peerage, seems to indicate  that he bad been informing himself  oa the subject, for without expressing  any opinion on the merits of the case,  he said the procedure would be slow,  and would involve legislation which  the government was: not prepared to  initiate  at  present,  The first Duke of Cumberland of this  line was the fifth son of George III.,  and was, therefore, a brother of the  Duke of Kent and an uncle of Queen-  Victoria. He succeded to the  Throne of Hanover in 1837, when  Queen Victoria was- under the Salic  law, excluded from the Hanoverian  succession. The present cDuke is his  grandson, who is now past seventy.  Apparently, as a consequence of the  absorbing character of the war, the  final solution of this curious problem  will be deferred, but it is not unlikely that there will in the end be compliance, with the demand that as these  two scions of British Royalty have  chosen to adhere to the German cause  for the sake of their German status  they will have to forfeit their British  standing as a penalty. It is quite likely that German marriages for British  Princes and Princesses will after the  war be too unpopular to be risked.  For reasons quite apart from this  great struggle, the change, if it comes,  will be welcomed by the British people.  No More Qerman Imports  According to a recent bulletin of  the Department of Trade and Commerce at Ottawa, the German imports  into this country show the following  decline:  1913 ��������� $15,(540,438  1914     ,9,927,765  1915,          196,458  These figures   will carry their   own  suggestion to Canadian business men'.  No doubt their importance has been  noted a long-time ago, and the fullest  provision made tb ensure ��������� that they  shall never again reach their former  level. - The figures for 1913 have, bow-  ever, several disquieting features to  which it may be well to draw attention, unflattering as they may be to  the pride both of the home manufacturers and dealers and their customers. It is stated in the bulletin in  question ' that in practically all the  British Dominions Germany supplies  or rather did supply the-tools for the  staple industries, as well as manufactured goods of various kinds. ��������� It is  further stated that this is especially  noticeable in- the' Case of Canada,  which prior to the, war bought most  of���������her - cutlery and - forestry "impje-"  ments from German manufacturers.  This country exports something like  |50,000,000 worth of forest products  annually, and tbis is a mere fraction  of the likely developments of the business. It will, therefore, be realised  that the purchase of forestry implements, comparatvely small as it may  be at present, will assume really important proportion,... within, the next  few years.     ���������   ���������  .What are the Canadian manufacturers of these articles doing in the  matter? It is stated that the Germans offer their goods in some cases  at prices that prevent competition. As  to that, it is well-known that labor  in Germany is underpaid, and in a  case of that kind the government may  be expected to meet that exigency. It  has indeed been suggested that all  German goods should be barred from  the Canadian markets, but the home  manufacturers while naturally accepting any aid in that direction, should  not omit to overhaul their own organizations to ensure that they are in  a.position to supply their own people  with the $15,000,000 worth of goods  formerly   imported from Germany.  X ~ ] : " ^  ' .The Little Nat'ons  The little nations, or small dependencies, of the British Empire have  rallied nobly to the defence of tlie Empire. Two armored gun biplanes of 100  horsepower are to be added to the-  seven aeroplanes' already contributed  from Malay, which are to act as  scouts. This will make the Malayan  air squadron an efficient fighting unit.  Each of the new machines is* to cost  ������2,251. One of them has been presented by Manassed Meyer of Singapore, and the other is being provided  for by Alma Bafter of Batu Gajah,  Kinta, Perak, who up to October 30  still required about ������580 to complete  the purchase.  Aerial Defence of London.    -  SIR Percy Scott has been entrusted  with the task of organizing-.the'  defences of London, and it is said  that upon armored ' biplanes his  defence is based. He has probably one of the most diffcult  tasks of the war, for London  is technically an undefended city,  and offers a mark that could not  be completely missed by the most  drunken of a Zeppelin crew. In some  parts the city is twenty miles across.  The Zeppelins have been painted grey,  and some say that another color has  been Revised that makes the ships invisible at comparatively short range.  As a rule the Zeppelins time their  voyage so that they will reach England after dusk has fallen. Flying at  a height of from three to six miles,  they are beyond the reach of all but  the most powerful searchlights, and  though they are slower than biplanes,  they are fast enough, considering the  height which their pursuers' would  have to climb before successfully attacking them, to get beyond reach of  the searchlights and disappear in the  night before they "can be grappled  with.  As far as anti-aircraft guns are  concerned, they cannot be employed  against the Zeppelins once the balloons succeed in getting over the  heart of London, for the shells that  might be hurled at them, would certainly descend upon the defenders. If,  however, they can be detected when  on the outskirts of the city, the guns  can be pointed so that the Spent shells  parations for meeting the Zeppelins,  will fall in the open country. The pre-  therefore, will be made upon the outskirts of London. Here it is -expected  that squadrons of the great new biplanes will be stationed, ready to at-.  tack the Zeppelins as soon as they are  sighted, and able to come to close  quarters with them before they can  get fairly oyer the heart of the city.  A small aeroplane, such as that which  carried Warneford on his immortal  exploit, is fast enough, and can carry  explosives enough to destroy the largest Zeppelin once it can get in the  right position to do so. That position  is on top, and to secure' this point of  vantage something more than mere  speed is needed.  There are automobiles which are remarkably fast upon the -level road  that are poor hill climbers, and so  there are aeroplanes that have tremendous speed that cannot climb rapidly. Before the war began the' importance of the ability to mount rapidly was not appreciated. The new  planes will be equipped, moreover,  with the Sperry stabilizer, which will  enable the pilot to take his hands from  the steering wheel and man a gun or  drop bombs at will; and since it is  planned that they shall attack Zeppe-  line in fleets, tbe .chances of the balloons getting away from them the first  time they meet in a fair fight would  appear  to  be slim.  Sattle  Cry  of  Black Watch  The Edinburgh  Scotsman tells from  the  lips  of one of  the Black  Watch,'  how that  famous  regiment went  into  the battle of Loos. He says:  "We were over the parapet when  the order came, yelling like fiends,  and into the Germans almast before  they knew what was up. We had no  time to wait to polish off the Germans in the first line. There were other  bayonets coming behind ours. We  spent just a little more time at the  second line, but we heard the roaring  lines of our chaps coming up and we  plunged again. The third line kept us  busy. The Germans were steadier there  but we made a good job of that line,  andraced" for the" fourth.' Then I "got"  my sick leave. The work in the third  trench was slaughter. We did the  slaughtering. We were out for trenches,, not prisoners, and trenches we  got,   too,'' I  "It was just my . little 'crowded  hour,' " said another Highlander. "I  never knew that in less than five  minutes a crowd of sober respectable  Scotties could be transformed in a  perfect torrent of howling fiends. The  extraordinary thing about the charge  was its beastly methodicalness. We  were for the time being'just line upon  line of white savages run ampek, and  yet, sub-consciously if you like, V the  training held and guided us in our  madness. From one. rushing group I  heard among, the strange noises, and  the panting, a magnificent yell of "On  the ball, Dundee!' Another fellow  was gulping as he ran, 'five, five,  five.' I wonder if he made it six at  the   next trench.  "In case there should be any dispute as to the Black Watch being the  finest regiment in the world, I think  the matter should be-referred to the  Germans. The Seaforths and the Gordons and the Camerons and the Argyll's might be as good. We'll settle the  matter in Berlin. But the Black,Watch  made a charge on September 26th  which is going.to take some beating."  Four battalions 4000 men, went into the charge, and hardly 500 answered the roll call afterwards.  campaign at sixty-eight years. A-semi-  invald  from, asthma,  he is  compelled]  to spend the greater part of the day J  in an   overheated room  and  never  inn  the midst of his troops. He is the son]  of a schoolmaster who left the Banatu  of   Hungary  and the   Serbians   there'  and   emigrated to   Belgrade. The   son,;  the Field. Marshal, has been a soldier]  all  his   life.   His   ability   was   early'  recognized  by the  Russian agents   at!  Belgrade,   and  they   arranged for- hisj  education   at  the   Military   Academy'  at Petrograd, where Grand Duke Nicholas obtained   histraining.   From   the  Russian capital Putnik went to France  to study at the Polytechnic and at St.  Cyr, this last full of memories of the  great Napoleon.    ���������  / *As soon as his education was completed and he returned to his native J  land he was intrusted with the reorganization of the Serbian army. It  is the prdduct of ^ his labors. He *" got  his baptism of fire in 1876 in fighting  side by side with the Russians against  the Turks. In 1877 again he was campaigning against the Sultan's soldiers.  In 1885 he fought with the Serbs  against the Bulgars. In 1912 lie was  fighting the Turks with the Bulgars  as allies in the first Balkan war, and-s  at Kumanovo his gallant Serb army  astonished Western Europe,' unacquainted with its ancient history or  its modern . prowess. The Turks were  completely routed at Kumanovo, the  Serbs, under their Crown Prince 'Alex- :  ander and General Bozovitch, captured nearly 200 guns of different kinds.  In 1912 Putnik directed the Serbian army . which fought with the  Greeks as allies against the Bulgars  in, the second Balkan war, and 1915  finds him struggling without hope of  success for the existence : of his 'nation against the, Bulgars, aided by^ the  soldiers oif the two great Teutonic  empires.'- '.X/-'V  This ; war opened with what might  have been the greatest personal disaster Putnik ever met. He was spending  the summer at a Hungarian watering  place, seeking relief from ill-health,  when Austria and Serbia went to war,  and some overly zealous soldiers of  Francis Joseph instantly took possession - of the person of the Serbian  commander-in-chief, placing him under  arrest. Francis o'seph himself ordered  the release, glad of an opportunity of  making known the claims which Field -  Marshal Putnik had to consideration  and respect even from his enemies.  The Slav subjects of the Dual Monarchy would have been deeply incensed  of the Emperor had kept Putnik in  captivity.  His headquarters when the enemy  began its last advance against Serbia  were at Krakbuyevats, where the arsenal was situated, nd which has, of  course, been evacuated. There he occupied one room as an office, fur- ,'  nished with three tables covered with, ���������  maps, a bureau, some chairs, and two  telephones. There he sat all day in a  blue uniform which had seen much  service, his only decoration, a medal  for bravery, pinned on his breast. A  gray-bearded, slender, little man, fragile and pale, and bearing some resemblance to General Grant, he made  no imposing appearance as he rose to  receive the foreign visitors from London and Paris who journeyed to ese  him. But his luminous, blue-grey eyes  marked him out for distinction, and  his splendid intelligence was soon  manifest.  The Serbian Field Marshal  Field Marshal M. Putnik, chief of  the genera] staff of the brave little  Serbian army, has written a memorable page of history with his troops,  outnumbered tremendously, in fearlessly offering resistance; to the detachment of the German-Austrians under  Field Marshal Von Mackensen, as well  as to the whole Bulgarian army.  Putnik   is   going   through  his   sixth  Curious Poker Game  Winnipeg Free   Press: Flushed with  recent   success   around   the   convivial  poker  table,  Pat Malone,  trader  and'  trapper   in the   vicinity   of   Reindeer  lake up in Northwest Manitoba, much,  farther   north   that   The- Pas, was" in'"  Winnipeg a  short   time  ago and  told  of ��������� a most remarkable game of poker  held about Christmas time. Malone has  with    him  the   spoils   of   thei   poker  board consisting of about $100 worth  of furs, wbich will sell  for $5,000 in  the larger markets.  . Four traders sat in the game, according to Malone. It was a jack-pot  game,a nd the opening play was made  on ten muskrat skins. Toward the end  of the night's play, a raise of ten otters and a fisher promised something  sensational. The raise was met with ;;  150 rats, followed by 20 red foxes.  The third man got cold feet and  dropped out, after sticking along for  ten cross foxes and a few beaver. The  dealer met the raise with a boost in  beaver, and the player under the gun  came across with  a silver fox.  At this juncture another player  dropped out, and the remaining men  debated for some time upon the understanding made previous to the  starting vof the game���������that cash was  valueless and only furs should be used '  as stakes. The silver fox ante could  be met only with another silver fox  and as there were no silver foxes in  the possession of the other man, the  game was concluded and Malone took  all the furs in the shack.  It Was Wor3e '���������'  She:*; "It's dreadfully unpleasant to  be eating an. apple and find a worm  in it."He: "Oh, there are more un-  pleasantj things than thatX She:  "What, for instance?" He: "Eating  an apple and finding half a worm in  it." V  First Co-ed���������I've lost a diminutive,-  argenteous, truncated cone, convex on  its summit, and semi-perforated with  symmetrical   indentations.  Second Co-ed���������Here's' your  thimble.  ~���������Medicine Man.  s ,   's.    '  ir  /'  r ;-  Friday. January 21, 1916.  THE WESTERN  CALL  V  SPORTING COMMENT  The champions are showing the  ray  to  the other  teams in 'the  [ague   at   present,   and it will  like some   beating   to   prevent  |iem from copping the honors for  second .season.   A  few   short  !*eeks ago they looked a pretty  [oor aggregation, but when  the  sterans rounded into shape they  npmenced to look   mighty formidable. Today  they have  won  Ive  games  in  a  row and  look  rood  to  keep  up their winning  ftreak  long enough  to  win the  lonprs.     Oh Tuesday night they  Remonstrated  to  a  large crowd  )f fans that they can play real  lockey when   iri0 condition,  and  jy trimming Portland 4 goals to  following their defeat  of the  ������ame team on Friday evening of  llast week, they stepped up the^  lladder   to   within  striking   dis-  Itance of the top rung. The visitors are playing  a   great game  jjust now, and it took every ounce  ot strength that Vancouver possessed to defeat them. The score  ip   to  the  middle of. the  third  [period was 1 to 0 in favor of the  [Rosebuds, but after Mackay had  [evened up the   visiting   players  [slipped just enough to lose their  [bearings, and three more count-  Jers sagged the nets behind Tom-  |my Murray,  and  the  game was  >ver.     On the night's play there  kvas really   little   to   choose  between the two teams, and it was  pimply  the -marvellous condition  )f the locals that won for them,  [t was ding dong hockey.all the  ray, with beautiful combination;  felever   stickhandling   and   well  pngineered plays by the opposing  forward   lines.   The' defences  of  >oth teams   were   splendid   and  rere as a stonewall. Time.and  [igain the opposing forwards were  turned back, and goals were presented only by skilful playing.  [Neither defence "had anything on  the other until the last quarter  when the visitors weakened just  a little. The game was anybody's right up until the break,  but when Captain Griffis moved  Cook up to the line and brought  Duncan back to point, the problem was solved. Cook just added  sufficient speed to the line to  muddle the Portland defence. It  was a splendid piece of hockey  strategy, and Captain Griffis deserves all the praise coming his  way. It takes some headwork to  play as he plays, and study the  opposing team at the same time.  And by the way, the old veteran  is just now at tlie top of his form.  The whole Vancouver team are  now in the pink of condition, and  should not suffer another defeat  this season.  For the visitors every man  played great hockey. They are  a well balanced seven, they know,  each other's play, and they depend on each other always. They  are still serious contenders forthe  honors, and with a full game  lead on the other teams of the  league will take a great deal of  beating   before  they   are   down  and out.  ��������� *   ���������  Oatman scored the first goal  about, half way through the first  period when he took a long shot  at Lehman that had the speed of  a machine gun behind it. The  local goaler didn't seem to see  the rubber at all until it landed  in the cage behind him.  * *   * ~\.  , Some idea of the terrific pace  which the champions set for the  Rosebuds on Tuesday night may  be gauged from the fact that  Oatman and Tobin were forced to  retire during the remaining minutes of the play. They were hopelessly "all in," and wisely retired' when they saw the honors  had gone to the Millionaires.  Sovereign Radiators  Artistic in design.  Perfect in finish.  Made in Canada.  Taylor Forbes Co,  *��������� UMITEP  Vancouver, 3. C.  ESTABLISHED 1886  Ceperley, Rounsef ell & CoV tfniiwl  INVESTMENTS and INSURANCE  Government, Municipal and Corporation Bonds (Canadian),  yielding from  5 per  cent,  to  7 per cent.  Bents and -Mortgage Interests collected.  Investments made on First Mortgage and Estates managed under personal supervision.  Insurance���������Fire, Life, Accident, Marine, - Automobile, Employers '   Liability.  Molson's Bank Building 543 Itaptings St. West  Built for  & Comfort  y  British Columbia  How Long Will Your Boots Last?  This is the final crucial test of all  boots���������rconsidering also Jit and appearance. Boots honestly Hade from the  most substantial leather by the most  expert -workmen are bound " to last  longer than so called "sale boots"  ���������which are made to sell and not to  wear.  LECKIE   BOOTS  are made   for  wear,   comfort   and appearance.        You   can    depend    upon  them���������winter   or . summer.  -     .,   AT ALL DEALERS  Suddie Gilmour, a former mem  ber of the Ottawas, is out again  with  the   Senators and is holding down a wing position.  ��������� #   ���������  Vancouver have now won five  and lost four, Portland have won  six and lost three, while Seattle  and Victoria follow in order. On  present form it looks like the  pennant for Vancouver, but the  teams on the circuit are all of  such high class that they are liable to break into the win column  at any time, and there are still  a goodly number of games in the  schedule.  * ���������   ���������  Wanderers put a firm hand on  the eastern honors by defeating  Ottawa 7 ^to 3 in the capital on  Monday night and giving another drubbing to the Torbritos  in Montrea on Wednesday night.  Frank Patrick  Manager of the Millionaires, who are  making such a bid for the* League  leadership. Frank at present is on the  hospital list through an attack of la  grippe.  Seattle slipped one over on the  Victoria Aristocrats on Tuesday  evening, thus putting the Capi  tals in the cellar. However, with  the hockey wisdom which is pos  sessed by Lester Patrick, we  look for the Capitals to take a  spurt within the next couple of  weeks. Perhaps they will take  that winning streak by the horns  on Friday night and give Portland another trimming. From a  Vancouver standpoint, let us hope  Bobby Genge  Husky Defence Player of the Victoria  Aristocrats, who has been doing the  bulk of the heavy work this season,  owing to Lester Patrick's illness.  Coquitlam football team has resigned from the Mainland league.  They were good sports in Coquitlam when the boys were winning,  but now that they have to rebuild a strong team, they are  quitting. Poor sportsmanship  that, and not what we expected  of the Ranchers. They were once  able to "win all the honors that  wei-e going, but now that they  have lost some of their best men  they are setting a poor example  to the other teams in the league  by dropping out.  -4 *   v-6.  Frank Moran  Who will meet , Jes_i Willard* for the  title in a ten-round(bout at New York  some time in April.' Moran established  his right to a chance at the title when  he scored two knockouts over Jim Coffee  recently.  Percy Lesuer has been made  captain of the Toronto team.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Canadiens have apparently  ditched Poulin. In the past three  games he has not figured on the  lineup. Lalonde, Laviolette and  Pitre are doing the forward line  work and are performing like  a trio of has-beens.  ��������� *   #  Mike Gibbons, the St. Paul  middleweight, stopped Ahearn,  the young English aspirant, in  the first round of a ten-round  bout in New York on Tuesday  night. Yankee sport writers will  no doubt see any good .points  about the young Ahearn. We  ,venture to say, however, that it  was nothing short of a lucky  punch, and that if another battle is arranged in the course of a  month Mike Gibbons will come  out of the ring a very badly  whipped youngster.  ;ri"      ft*  <���������      4.  WOMAN'S BAKERY  LOOK!  1  Just try the  Woman's Big Loaf '  Once.  Forever After.  t^ac������^Lm  WOMAN'S   BAKERY  1 ���������-  , i  The Padre as a Sportsman  'E's a sportsman is our-Padre,  Of that there ain't a doubt.  'Ej don't chuck religion at yer,    >  An' preach at yer an' spout;  An!', if 'e 'ears yer cussin',  As   yer fillin'   up ther bags,  'E jest ses, "Fumigate your throat,"  An' *ands yer out some fags.  'E' don't take all  fer granted  That yer murderers an' thieves,  An' always tell yer, now's ther time  Fer turnin' over leaves.  'E'll wander   round their trenches,  .Jest to pass ther time o' day,  An,' there ain't a bloke as doesn't feel  A ' man  'as passed that way.  I  remember once,   near   Wipers,  When things was pretty  'ot,  An' yer 'ad ter keep yer nut down  If yer didn't want it shot;  While they was fairly plasterin'  As fast as they could load,  ,'E came i-idin'���������mark yer, ridin'���������  All down ther Menin Boad.  'E was  dossin' in a "staminay,"  - Pyjamas all complete,  When a   'igh-explosive carried  'Arf the 'ouse into the street,  While other blokes was runnin' wild,  An' kiskin' up  a  row,  'E calmly arts, "Pray, what is the  Correct procedure   now?"  They tells  'im as 'e'd better  Do a bunk for all 'e 's worth,  As  'is bloomin' '' staminay'' is not  Ther safest spot on earth.  But 'e   'as a look around 'im,  An' wags  's bally *ead;  3*3 'e, "It seems quite restful now,"  An' back   'e goes to bed.  But 'e fairly put ther lid on  When we made ther last attack;  Tf 'is lads was goin' ter cop it,  'E weren't fer 'angin' back.  So 'e  'ops but of ther trenches  Level with ther foremost 'ound.  An' natural like 'e stope one  An' gets a little wound.  'E 's a sportsman is our Padre,  Of that there ain't a doubt,"  'E don't chuck religion at yer  An' preach at yer  an'  spout,  Etill,   'e '11 show ther way ter   'Eaven  That's if anybody can��������� "^^^  But we'd follow 'im to 'ell;  'cos why?  Our-Padre   'e's a man.  XSongs From the Trenches.  Captain Blackall, from whose little  book of verse the rhymes above are  taken, says his production makes no  claims to literary merit, but is an~en-  deavor to portray life in and around  the trenches during months of personal observation." Rejoining, as he  says, his old regiment after several  yeaTS in the theatrical profession, and  coming, as it were, from the artificial  to the real, he was enabled to realize  more fully than ever the wonderful  pluck, endurance and unfailing cheerfulness of our men. The incidents, he  adds, are either facts or founded on  fact, and some Unfortunately are written   around   those  no   longer with us.,  Eating betweett  Meals is perfect^  Natural for  Healthy, Active  Children  ���������Give Them Good,  Energy-Restoring  FOOD!  SMAX and  SUNLIGHT  The BETTER Breads  ARE JUST SPCH FOODS  Made of Canada's most nutritious flour .and pore  water in British Columbia's most sanitary, clean;  modern baking plant     . "  5  FUU.  X6 OUNCE U)AF  Every one "eealed *%t the oven"  *  HAMPTON-PJNCHIN  Bakers of BETTER Bread  *     X  -X,, ' X ^  Indian Team Beaten  Captain K. O. Goldie, the Sussex  cricketer, scored 104 for an England  eleven, which, says Reuter's cable, included ten county players, against an  All Indian team in a match at Bombay last month in aid of Lady Wil-  lingdon's War Belief Fund. Lord Wil-  lingdon 'ed the Englishmen and the  Maharajah of Patiala the Indian side,  who were dismissed for 110. At the  close of the first day's play the English team.had scored 220 for the loss  of two wickets.  Your King and  country need you-  NOW.  HAL PHASE:  The peerless first baseman who will  come back into organized ball through  the recent agreement with the Federal League. v  Open-Air Curling  It has been grand, fun, the adherents of the roarin' game have, been  enjoying the past week at Burnaby  Lake. Thanks to the efforts of our  old friend, "Jeems" Mclntyre, the  curlers of both Vancouver and New  Westminster were treated to soma  rare sport. Three rinks of ice were  la id-out and���������several -matches ���������were  played.' In the opening game of the"  week, Hendry's ftnk of New Westminster, defeated Jimmy Mclntyre's  rink by a score of 12 to 8. Ex-Alderman Crowe and City Clerk McQueen  gathered together a rink from the  City Hall and enjoyed the sport also.  The city skaters have been forsaking the Arena lately and every afternoon and evening have wended their  way to either Trout or Burnaby Lake.  The bright moonlight nights have added to the pleasures of the skaters.  As Seen in Australia  "What is an optimist, Dad?" asked Tommy of his father the night after   the Williamstown Cup.  "A bookmaker, my lad," replied  Dad, as  he  relit  his pipe.  Tommy's face clearly showed that  the reply had not enlightened  him.  "You see, Tommy," continued Dad,  after a long draw at his pipe, "a  bookmaker is an optimist because he  thinks every horse in the race has a  good chance of winning and that's  why   he gives   short   odds."  'And what's a pesiniist?" asked  Tommy. ���������-...���������  "Me," replied Dad, in a tone that  put an end to any further questioning.���������Melbournt Argus.  ADOUEJ  <5el0> man XSolJaccQ Friday, January 21, 1916.  A function of. the meals at home is to give color to all the home life. The daily menu  published this week, and which may be continued, is by one of the best known and valued  editors of this ^department, of several leading dailies in the United States. We feel fortunate  in being able to offer to the ladies of this city that which is purchased at a high price by such  dailies there.   These Cards have been especially written for this paper.  Saturday, January 22  "He  that  holds   fast the golden mean,  And  lives  contentedly between  The little  and  the  great,  Feels not the wants that pinch the poor,  Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door  Embittering all his state]"  Breakfast���������Oranges. Frizzled Beef. Rice  Cakes.   Coffee.  DinnerScotch Broth. Broiled Ham. Baked Potatoes. Succotash. Pickled Red Cabbage. Apple  Snow. Coffee.  Supper���������Turkish Pilaff. Beaten Biscuits.  Stewed Prunes. Cake. Tea.  Turkish Pilaff  Cook one cupful of rice until tender in two  cupfuls of stock and one cupful of tomato pulp  and season with one-half teaspoonful of. salt, one-  half teaspoonful of paprika and one teaspoonful  of curry powder. Saute in four tablespoonfuls  of  butter and  serve  with  a   garnish   of toast  points.  *   *   *  Sunday, January 23  If you have a mind to adorn your city by consecrated  monuments, first consecrate in yourself the most beautiful monument���������of gentleness!, justice and benevolence.  ���������Epictetus.  Breakfast���������Grapefruit. Ham Omelet. Creamed  Potatoes. Biscuits. Coffee.    /  DinnerTapioea Soup. Sirloin Steak. French  Fried Potatoes. Qnions with Pimentoes. Endive  Salad. Maple Mousse. Wafers. Coffee.  Lunch���������Asparagus Tips on Toast. Pineapple  and Banana Salad. Charlotte Russe. Tea.  Onions with Pimentoes  Peel the onions, boil in salted water until ten-  " der but not broken and change the water three  times during the cooking. Drain, remove the  hearts and fill the space with chopped pimentoes.  Place the onions in a buttered.baking dish, pour  in a thin white sauce and bake1 about twenty-five  minutes, basting occasionally with butter.  Monday, January 24  , Live in the active voice, intent on the progress you  can make and the work you can accomplish, and you  will acquire - the art of optimism, and be ��������� happy f or-  evermore. ���������William De Witt Hyde..  Breakfast ���������, Cereal with Cream. Bacon.  French Toast with Marmalade. Coffee.  DinnerOnion Soup. Roaist Shoulder of Young  Pig. Baked Bananas. Currant Jelly Sauce. Mashed Potatoes. Browned Parsnips. Evaporated  Peach Pie; Coffee.  Supper���������Egs in Cheese Sauce. Celery. Rye  Bread and Butter. Baked Apples. Cream Cookies.  Tea.  Evaporated Peach Pie  Wash tbe peaches thoroughly, cover with cold  water, let soak over night, then cook very slowly  for about two hours or until the liquid has  nearly evaporated. Remove from the fire, sweeten to taste and add one tablespoonful of melted  butter. Line a deep pie plate with paste, fill  with the peaches, put narrow twisted strips of.  paste over the top in lattice fashion and bake  in a moderate oven.  Tuesday, January 25th  Don't make too much of the faults and failings of  those around you���������even be good to yourself, and don't  harry your soul  over your own blunders and  mistakes.  :   '.���������Ada C| Sweet..  Breakfast ��������� Bananas. Cereal with Cream.  Pork and Potato Hash. Griddle Cakes. Coffee.  Dinner���������Mock Bisque Soup. Oyster Pie. Stuffed Potatoes. Creamed Carrots. Lettuce and  Boquefort Salad. Prune Pudding. Coffee.  Supper���������Stewed Lima Beans. Cucumber Pickles. Raised Biscuits. Plum Preserves. Cookies.  Tea.  Oyster Pie  Remove all bits of "shell from a quart of oysters, drain off the liquor, let boil one minute,  skim and strain. Cook two tablespoonfuls of flour  in t wotablespoOnfuls of butter, add gradually  one-half cupful of cream, season with one-half  teaspoonful of salt and a dash each of cayenne  and nutmeg, then add the oyster liquor and stir  and cook until smooth. line a buttered baking  with pastry, put an inverted cup in the centre,  fill with alternate layers of oysters and sauce,  cover with pastry, brush with white of egg and  bake about half, an hour.  Wednesday, January 26  "The comfortable and comforting people are those  who look upon the bright side of life, gathering roses  and sunshine and making the worst that happens seem  the  best."  Breakfast���������Stewed Fruit. Cerea. Sausage  Cakes. Fried Mush: Biscuits. Coffee.  Dinner���������Carrot Soup. Braised Beef. Potatoes.  Buttered Turnips. Picked Beets. Rice Croquettes  with Strawberry Preserves. Coffee.  Supper���������Mayonnaise of Appes and Dates.  Nut Muffins. Orange Cup Cakes. Tea.  v      Rice Croquettes  X   . ., V';'   ��������� "    'k .-   '   ��������� '    -  ' > '  Cook one cupful of parboiled rice in three  cupfuls. of milk until tender and dry. Add one-  half teaspoonful of salt, the beaten yolks of  three eggs, two tablesponfuls of butter, one-third  of a cupful of finely cut candied orange peel and  one-quarter of ,a cupful of heavy cream beaten  until solid. Cool, shape into cones, dip in beaten  egg, roll in fine crumbs, fry in deep hot fat  and serve with strawberry preserves.  Thursday, January 27  If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them  not be written upon the heart.      The spirit should not  grow old. ���������James A. Garfield.  ������  Breakfast���������Oranges. Cereal with Cream. Bacon and Eggs. Toast. Coffee.  Dinner���������Clear Soup. Beef Ragout. Mashed Po-  totaes. Baked Squash. String Bean Salad. Baked  Indian Pudding. Coffee.  Supper���������Macaroni and Cheese Croquettes.  Cheese Sauce. Sally Lunns. Figs with Marshmallow Cream. Wafers. Coffee.  Baked Indian Pudding  Scald one quart of milk in a double boiler,  stir in gradually five tablespoonfuls of granulated Indian meal and cook twenty minutes. Add  three tablespoonfuls of butter, one cupful of  molasses, one teaspoonful of salt, one and one-  half teaspoonful of ginger and two beaten eggs.  Turn into a buttered dish, pour one cupful of  cold milk over the top and bake about one hour.  Friday, January 28  Go searching deep for treasuresrare,  If things of worth you'd find;  The best of Earth is hidden,  So   Nature  has   designed.  ���������Herma Beauchamp.  Breakfast���������Stewed Apricots. Cereal with  Cream. Fried Smelts. Riee Gems; Coffee.   Dinner���������Bean Soup. Baked Fish. Bechamel  Sauce. Mashed Potatoes. Cauliflower au Gratin.  Endive Salad. Jam Tarts. Coffee.  Supper ��������� Fried Scallops. Cold Slaw. Rusks.  Sliced Oranges. Black Cake. Tea.  Bechamel Sauce  Melt three tablespoonfuls of butter, blend in  three tablespoonfuls of. flour mixed with one-half  teaspoonful each of salt and paprika, then add-  gradually three-quarters of a cupful each of fish  stock and thin cream, one tablespoonful of diced  carrot, a branch of parsley and one slice of onion  I and stir and cook until smooth and thick. Strain  before serving.  "JINGLE  POT"  COAL  BOTLDER8'  SUPPLIES  FUBN1TUBE  BAGGAGE  and  PIANO  MOVERS  The most heat with least amount of waste.  Lump, $6.50 per ton.   Nut, $5.50 per ton.  Iri our warehouses on False Creek we carry  a complete stock of COMMON AND FIRE  BRICK, PLASTER, CEMENT, SEWER  and DRAIN PIPE, Etc.  We do all kinds of cartage work, but we specialize on the moving of Furniture, Pianos  and Baggage. We have men who are experts in the handling of all kinds of household effects.  ���������  YOUR  PATRONAGE   IN  ALL THESE  LINES  SOLICITED  McNeill, Welch & Wilson, Ltd.  80 Pender Street East, Vancouver, B. C.  PHONES:   SET.   405,   605,   5408, 640������  OLD PEOPLE'S HOME  A special service is being held  for those present at the Old People's Home, corner of Union St.  and Boundary Road, every second Friday at 3 p.m., conducted  by the rector of. All Saints' Anglican Church, Grandview. All  friends of the inmates are extended a hearty invitation.  First   Class  Shoe   Repairing.   Orders  Promptly Done.   Open Until 8 p.m.  , Phone Fairmont 2008  P. T. PARIS  Men's Rubber Heels, 50c. Special Rubber Heels for French Lady's Heel, 40c.  Any   Shoes   Dyed   Black.  2245 Main St. Vancouver, B. O.  THREE-CENT STAMPS  ARE SELLING SLOWLY  Officials at the Vancouver post  office report that the sales of the  r<������w three cent stiin.ps ha-re not  been as large as expected. Judgr  ing from the number of people  who express a desire for the old  two and -one in preference to the  innovation the establishing of the  new in general use will take  some time. The complaint with  the new stamp seems to be that  it is so nearly similar to the ordinary two cent stamp that there  is a danger of confusion.  The new three cent war stamp  is very similar to the ordinary  two cent stamp, the only difference being that the centre of the  base bears in vacant relief the  large letter "T" with a small  "I" on its left and a small "C"  on its right, meaning 1 cent tax.  It was first placed in use  throughout the Dominion on  Tuesday of last week.  GERMANY'S DIGNITY  , A most interesting meeting of  the Woman's Forum bf Ward V.  was held on Wednesday afternoon in the K. P. Hall. A splendid attendance of the women voters of the ward was registered.  All ladies interested in equal pay  for equal work for women, as  well as in a clean city government, are urged to attend these  meetings, which are held on the  second Wednesday in each  month.  "If our enemies make peace  proposals compatible with Germany's dignity and safety." ���������  Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg.  Dignity, did you say, Herr Doctor? And what, pray, is the nature of Germany's dignity? Dignity is:  "The   state of   being   worthy,  honorable. EleVation   of charac  ter or mind; true worth; excellence; elevation; grandeur; quality suitable to inspire respect."  Dignity and delicacy are from  a common root, and are, in common expressions of the same  virtue. From the same root word  comes the verb to "deign," to  esteem worthy, and also "decency '' and '' decorum.''  r When, since July, 1914, Herr  Doctor, has the Kaiser who is,  for purposes of considering means  of arriving at peace, "Germany," given evidence of dignity? And was it dignity, delicacy, elevation of character or  mind, true worth, or any quality  suitable to inspire respect, that  caused you, in your capacity of  Imperial Chancellor, to declare  the treaty guaranteeing the neutrality of Belgium a scrap of paper?  Was it delicacy or decency that  led the German hordes across the  border to trample Belgian fields,  to murder Belgian civilians, to  assault Belgian women, to smash  the skulls of Belgian children,  to bombard Belgian cathedrals,  to "fine" unarmed Belgian cities as Attila fined communities to  refill his coffers? Was it dignity,  in any measure of the term, that  dictated the murder of Miss Cavell, the sinking of the Lusitania  and a score of other defenceless  passenger vessels . carrying de  fenceless women and children ?  Are decorum and delicacy and  decency ilustrated by arson and  other exploits conducted in America through the diplomatic and  assassination and bribery and  consular, offices of Germany in the  United States? Did dignity conceive the aliance with the unspeakable Turk and the preaching of a holy war in countries  occupied chiefly by unlettered  Moslems? Would any other professedly Christian power deign  to consider such proceedings ?  The safety of Germany never  was threatened. The dignity of  the German masses never was as  sailed or questioned. The Kaiser's compaign for everybody's  place in the sun lacks the dignity  of the rampage of a rabid dog.  For the dog has at least the  melancholy dignity of dread affliction and not merely a hoggish  disposition.  Now is the Time  To Buy Your  Printing Supplies  time to put your  best foot forward is  when your competitors are showing signs  of weakness.  Strong impressive  printing is more valu-  able to-day than ever,  because business men  are on the alert to detect the slightest indication of unfavorable  conditions, and for  this very reason every  suggestion of strength  and progress is doubly effective.  Your Printing should  bring this to your customers' attention not  only in connection  with your office stationery, but with all  printed matter and  advertising.  WE PRINT  CATALOGUES  MAGAZINES  BOOKLETS  FOLDERS  COMMERCIAL  STATIONERY  CarsweUs, Printers, Ltd.  PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS  PHONE FAIR. 1140        203 KINGSWAY XvX LW������%i  ^' i .  X 1--VI  J^Aj^^Jjaiy^LlQie.  = *?\  Red Cross Society Has New Scheme  A scheme whereby the purchas-  lg materials for the Red Cross  fociety can be more centrally  Ind economically conducted was  fiivulged by Mrs. Edward Mahon,  rhairman of the purchasing committee of the society, at a meeting of the executive, last week.  The idea met with the unanimous approval of the committee,  md the scheme will doubtless be  Eollowed. Mrs.   Mahon's   report,  Iwhich   follows,   is   self-explana-  [tory:  'Owing to the fact that the  (Vancouver branch of. the Red  Cross Society has grown into a  large business, handling large  sums of money, and large quantities of material, it is felt that  some seheme should be adopted  by which the purchasing of the  society can be more centrally  and economically conducted; not  only to add to the efficiency of  the organization and thereby increase the output of supplies for  the soldiers; but in justice to the  public which gives so generously to the Red Cross funds. No  large orgnization can, with profit  to itself, allow its purchasing to  be done by a lot of different  units, of different capacity, with  different facilities for conducting  business.  A Large Buanesu  All large firms are centrally  conducted. The Vancouver  branch handles well over $15,000  a year and an average in recent  months of over $2,000 a month.  The proposed duties of the new  purchasing committee are the  centralizing and control of the  purchasing and expenditures, and  its work since the first meeting  has been with that view in mind.  The voucher system was discussed, as a means of centralizing  the buying without interfering  with the method of work at present in vogue in the ward branches.  The system, which follows, as  submitted to the purchasing committee at its last meeting on December 8, and approved by, and  recommended to the executive by  the administration and finance  committees,  is  not presented as  final, but merely to show how  simple a form the proposed  scheme would take.  Each ward, as at the present  time, sends in its cheque to head  office, but instead of receiving a  cheque back will simply have a  credit for this amount in head  office books. When a ward wishes to expend any part of this credit, its representative goes to  head office where there will be  an official constantly available  for this purpose, and asks for an  order slip for the amount of  goods she requires, directed to  the particular store she designates. The official on ascertaining  that the ward has credit to cover  the amount, fills out the order  slip and stub and hands it to the  representative. The order slip  is then handed to the store and  exchanged for the goods. The  store sends in the order slip with  the bill to the secretary-treasurer.  The shops with which the Bed  Cross Society will do business, together with the materials and'  their prices,. will be posted in  each ward and auxiliary.  Prices and samples have already been obtained and the  firms and goods settled on. That  much towards uniformity of quality and price has been accomplished.  In proposing the change no reflection is cast on the excellent  work done in the past, but it is  felt that it has assumed such proportions that it is necessary and  desirable that it should be conducted on more satisfactory business principles. The branches  would still use unfettered discretion in choosing the materials  suited to their - needs, and would  come in the same personal contact with the shops. The interest  in collecting money and keeping  up the ward credit in the central  books would be as keen as before.  Notwithstanding the fact of  the formation of a purchasing  committee, the branches not only  retain complete control over their  own expenditures, but also the  policy of the purchasing committee, as the purchasing committee  HANBURY'S  For  UMBER-SASH-.  WQQP&CQAL  Pbone: Bayview 1075  Phones: North Van. 3.23 anoVlOk .  Seymour 2X82.  WALLACE SHIPYARDS, LTD.  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As an example of what the  committee will be able to do, and  on a larger scale if occasion  arises, the following incident may  be cited:  On December 8 a large firm  telephoned to the central depot  and stated that they had on hand  three and one-half bales non-absorbent cotton at $11.00 a bale,  and that the price was rising rapidly, but they were willing to  let us have it at the lowest quotation of the day if a representative of the purchasing committee  would come and sign for it.  A representative of the committee went to this firm and procured a written statement that  the firm would keep' on hand for  delivery in bale lots at bur convenience the three and one-half  bales at $11.00. By night, the  price* had risen to $12;50 a bale.  A big city branch would; be  able to do the same thing, but it  can readily be seen the saving affected for the smaller city  branches and all the outside  branches.  The fact that the society contemplates purchasing in a more  central manner has already stimulated the interest of the local  firms who are now much more  willing to meet our wishes as to  price.  It was found that the quality  of gauze used by the society  could be procured cut and at a  good price from Montreal, and a  month's supply has been ordered. Since then three local firms  who had been indifferent as to  our needs, have approached the  committee and are eager for our  orders. ,  Points of Advantage  (a) A central body can keep  in touch not only with the prices, but with local and eastern  firms as well.  (b) It creates a uniformity in  quality and prices of the materials.  (c) It dispenses with a great  deal of the book-keeping of the  ward branches, as they would  have no expenditures to enter in  their books except for petty  cash.'; ���������������������������  ~(d) One "of TtKeVX?reatiC" advantages will be the saving effected by arranging the prices  for the immediate and ultimate  purchase of much larger quantities of particular kinds of material with particular firms than  is at present possible by individual branches.."  Upon the suggestion of Mr. A.  P. Black the following committee was appointed to work out  the details in connection with the  new scheme: Messrs. H. H. Morris, A. P. Black, J. W. McFarland, Mesdames Mills and Gra-  veley.  Treasurer's Report  The report of the secretary-treasurer showed that contributions  to the society during the month  of December had been most generous, about $9,000 having been  collected ..while the expenses in  connection with the Central Depot had been comparatively light.  Encouraging reports were sent  in by the chairman of the administration and finance committees outlining the work carried  on by these two departments. Of  special interest is the report of  Mrs. Mills, chairman of the property committee. This report  showed that 288 cases, containing 71,000 garments of hospital  and field supplies had been shipped to the front. All work was of  high standard, the socks being  well-knitted and washed.  HOSPITAL WORK  IS PROGRESSING  The annual meeting of the governors of the General Hospital  will be held at the hospital on  the evening of February 9th, at  8.15. It is hoped that any of the  citizens, especially of this vicinity, who are interested in the  welfare of the hospital, will make  it a point of being present, as  the full reports of the work for  1915 will be gone into and many  immediate improvements discussed. The new eye, ear, nose and  throat department, furnished by  the "Woman's Auxiliary, has recently been opened and is now  in use. A new operating suite of  five rooms is also open, and it is  expected the Cavell memorial  ward will soon be in operation.  One of the new wards has been  furnished by Dr. Wilson Herald,  of 3838 Selkirk Avenue, in memory of his son, who was killed  in France. The hospital reports  all wards well filled up at present.  MORE PA? FOR  COUNTY JUDGES  IRISH ASSOCIATION  ANNUAL MEETING  A resolution advocating a larger remuneration for County  Court judges in British Columbia to meet the higher cost of  living above that of the eastern  provinces was passed at the annual meeting of the Vancouver  Bar Association held last week.  The resolution urged a substantial increase of salary for British  Columbia County Court judges,  and has already been forwarded  to the Minister of Justice.  At present the County Court  judges throughout Canada are  paid $3,000 a year, with $500 extra for senior judges. In addition to the higher cost of living  in British Columbia and the fewer oportunities fbr extra fees for  commissions and arbitration work  it is pointed out that the jurisdiction of the County Court  judges in this province is five  times as high as in most of the  eastern provinces, while in mining and water right, mechanics'  lien cases, etc., the jurisdiction  is unlimited.  The Bar Association decided to  fall in with the scheme of the  Patriotic Fund Committee, and  arranged to conduct a canvass  among the entire legal fraternity  in the city and district. A corn-  committee composed of Messrs.  R. S. Lennie,' K.C., H. S. Wood,  F. P. T. Lucas, W. H. D. Lad-  ner, E. M. N. Woods, W. C.  Brown, J. S. Jamieson, R. L.  Maitland and A. C. Macintosh  JwilXget....to jwork^j,nd_inte^iew  all members of the profession in  aid of the Patriotic Fund.  Officers for 1916 were elected as  Y  follows: Messrs. A. H. MacNeill,  K. C, president; Sir Chas. H.  Tupper, vice-president; .E. A.  Lucas, secretary-treasurer; J. H.  Senkler, K. C, S. S. Taylor, K.  C, R. Cassidy, K. C, R. R. Maitland, W. E. Burns, A. Whealier,  M. A. Macdonald, Douglas Armour, H. S. Wood, Charles Macdonald, W.H. D. Ladner, Cecil  Killam, executive committee.  The annual meeting of the Irish  Association of British Columbia  was held at the Eagle's Hall on  the 13th inst. at 8 p.m., Mr. A.  F. R. Mackintosh, the president,  in the chair.  The secretary and treasurer's  report showed that the Association was in a prosperous condition.  The president in his address  to the isoeiation. referred to  the successful year which the association had, and also referred  to the success of the recruiting  demonstration by which the  121st Western Irish received upwards of. 300 recruits.  Mr. S. J: Halpin then took the  chair, and the election of office  bearers for the incoming year  was was proceeded with. The  honorary president, Mr. Thomas  Matthews, was re-elected, and the  following officers were elected:  President, A. F. R. Mackintosh;  1st vice-president, A. V. Gardner; 2nd vice-president, C. O.  Love; 3rd vice-president, S. J.  Halpin; hon. secretary, James L.  Armstrong; hon. treasurer, S. J,  Rutherford; executive committee,  M. J. Crehan, M. Bi O'Dell, W.  Mc. Moore, O. H. Oughton and  D. Robson; entertainment committee, A. V. Gardner, convenor;  M. B. O'Dell, C. D; O. Love, jas.  L. Armstrong and H. Gracey;  auditor, W. S. Martin; organizer,  S. J. Rutherford.  It was announced that Mr. W.  Porteous Jack would address the  association on the 10th February.  Subject, "Celtic Coronation  Chairs." As this address is bound  to be a very interesting one, the  association decided that the meeting will be open to the ublic at  8.30 on that evening.  . Proceedings terminated with  the singing of the national anthem.  "vl  Phone Seymour 9086  One Is Apt  at  times to  be  forgetful, but  don't forget that  A Deposit Box  in onr SAFETY VAULT will  protect yonr valuables, documents, heirlooms, etc. ftom  FIBB or BUBQLABY for one  year  for  $2.50  We cordially Invite yon to  /"   ifispect tame  DOW FRASER  TRUST CO.  122 HASTINGS STBBBT W.  ���������ft   .    vH  11   --"- ,*vl  X  Who1* Taylor?  The Main Picture Framer  2414 Main Street  FRAMES FROM 10 Cent* UP  LAND ACT  Vancouver Land District, District of  Coast, Bange X.  TAKE NOTICE that Agnes L.  Clark, of Vancouver, occupation,  housekeeper, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: *������  Commencing at a post planted sixty  chains north of Northwest corner of  Indian Beserve No. 3, Blunden Harbour, thence 80 chains west, thenee  south about 80 chains to shore line,  thence easterly along shoreline to Indian Beserve, thenee north 80 chains  to point of commencement.  Dated July 24th, 1915.  AGNES L.  CLABK,  B. O. Clark, Agent.  The B. C. Electric Railway will  put on the following additional  service beginning January 19th:  Main St. South line���������A 16 minute rush hour service will be  given instead ca an 18-minute  service as previously  announced.  Nanaimo Street Line���������A 24-  minute service will be operated,  which is timed to connect with  every other Hastings street east  car throughout the  day.  Georgia Street East���������A 20-  minute service between Victoria  Road and Main street instead of  to Stanley   Park   as   heretofore.  This service is in addition to  the schedule whieh went into  force last week and which was  published in these  columns.  It is on the anvil of trial by the  blows of sacrifice and of sorrow that  the life of man is shaped to its  noblest form.  Ottawa, Canada  PRINGLE  &  GUTHRIE  Barristers and Solicitors  Clive Pringle. N. G. Guthrie.  Parliamentary Solicitors, Departments)  Agents, Board of Bailway Commissioner!.  Mr. Clive Pringle is. a member of the  Bar of British Columbia.  Citisen Building, Ottawa.  Premier  Pancake  Flour  Made from CHOICEST  of Wfcwt Pro4������cM.  AGREEABLE to wy  SENSE.  The ONLY Pancake  Flour MADE in VANCOUVER.  ASK YOUR GROCER  SYNOPSIS  OF   COAX.  UmOfQ  BBGUI^TIONB  Coal mining rights of tbe Pomin-  on, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the  North-west Territories and in a portion .of the province of British Col-  umbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years renewal for a further term of 21 years at an annual  rental of $1 an acre. Not more than  2,560 acres will be leased to one  applicant.  Application for a lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which tbe rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal  subdivisions of sections, and in UU-  surveyed territory the tract applied  for shall be staked out by tbe applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of tbe mine at the.  rate" of five, cents per ton.  ^"The-person operating the-mine-shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns,  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay tbe  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least  once a  year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, rescinded by Chap.  27 of 4-5 George V. assented to 12th  June, 1914.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of  the Department of tbe Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of 'Dominion  Lands.  W.  W. CORY,  Deputy  Minister  of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���������83575.  LEGAL  ADVERTISING  Get our Rates for Advertising Legal Notices, Land Notices, Etc,  which are required by law to appear but once a week. We can  advertise your requirements at a  satisfactory price.  THE WESTERN CALL  <> ?\\ 8  THE WESTERN   CALL  LOCAL ITEMS OF INTEREST  South Vancouver  (Continued from Page One)  Mr. F. L. Vosper, recruiting  officer for the South Vancouver  battalion, is ill with bronchitis.  A .fancy dress masquerade ball  will be held ��������� on Friday evening,  January 28th, in the St. Mary's  Parish Hall. South Hill, the proceeds to go to the Belgian Relief Fund.  There will be a special business  meeting of the Soldiers' and Sailors1' Mothers and Wives Red  Cross Association of South Vancouver at 2.30 this afternoon.  Milk Inspector Eccleston wishes  to notify all milk vendors in this  municipality that their, licenses  are now due for payment, which  should be made at his office in the  municipal hall.  The, first regular meetings of  the municipal committees, and  board of works will be held this  (Friday) evening. The finance  committee and the council will  meet on Tuesday, the 25 th inst.  Assessor Thomson returned his  assessment roll to the council on  Tuesday, and February 29th was  set as the date of the Court of  Revision, the reeve and Councillors James, Pollock, Mengel and  Grimmett sitting as court.  Capt. Lewington, of the 121st  Western Irish battalion, reported  fifteen recruits the first day the  new recruiting booth was opened.  Inside the week they will beXn  their new barracks. Wilson Park  will  be  used  as a drill  ground  street and Fraser avenue, will be  fitted up for^ barracks purposes.  Councillor Welsh has offered  his services to the Western Irish  battalion.  Councillor Street, at the final  meeting of the old council, referring . to the indemnity of the  reeve and councillors, said there  was too great a contrast be-  twen $2,000 for the, reeve and  $300 for the councillors to secure the best, men for the latter  position.  Fire damaged the home of Mr.  W. Trindell at noon Tuesday. It  was caused by a defective chimney. Stations 3, 4 and 5 responded to the  call;  An auto driven by Captain  Westmorland along Main, street  Monday became unmanageable  and crashed into an empty store  window at the corner of Eighteenth avenue.' The window was  completely smashed and the front  of the auto badly, damaged. No  one. was hurt.  Queen Mary Review, No. 32  Woman's Benefit Association of  the Macabees held a most enjoyable meeting in the Oddfellows*  Hall,   30th   and Main street,   on  and the old municipal hall at 43rdj Wednesday evening,   Lady Com  mander, Mrs. Layley, presiding.  There was a good attendance of  ladies ��������� from the other Reviews  and at the close of the meeting  refreshments were served. It was  decided to hold a whist drive in  the, same hall on February 2nd.  Acknowledges   Hamper  Fire Chief Lester has just received a letter from Thomas Bar-  ber, formerly of the department,  who is now at the front a member of the First Canadian contingent, in which, he thanks his  old chums for their Christmas  hamper. The members of the fire  department sent a hamper to  every old member of the department at the front.  The municipal employees have!  received notice that their services will' not be required after  the end of the month. The new  council at its Tuesday meeting  resolved that in order \to facilitate the reorganization of the  different departments without favor to any person or employee,  this step would be necessary. All  former employees will, of course,  have the ^privilege of applying  for their old positions or any  other position they may feel capable of occupying.  Cold Weather Poultry Hint*  Give your chickens WARM CROP mixed with John Bull or Pratt's  ������������ Producer. Our special "PUT MASK is excellent to keep fowls  healthy. '        *������������������ e  UAHeEJS 60c per 100 lbs., substitute for green feed.  Sbell, Bone, Charcoal, Beef Scrap, Etc., help to produce Eggs. Keep  these always before them. ,    - *  VERNON FEEP CO.  \ THREE STORES:  Mount Pleasant,   Phones:  Fair.  186 ahd Pair. 878.  49th and Fraser.   Phone: Fraser 175.  Joyce St., Collingwood.   Phone: Collingwood 153.  ARMSTRONG, MORRISON & CO.  WMJTTO  Public Works Contractors  .-_���������     Bead Office, 8X045 Bower Building  Seymour 1836  VAWOUVUR OANAPA  A very pleasant evening was  spent at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Morritt, 4235 Inverness St.,  South Vancouver, when forty  young people met to celebrate  the coming of age of their oldest son,' Herbert, who enlisted on  the same day with the South  Vancouver company of the West  Irish Fusiliers. A feature of the  evening was a musical romance  competition. The rest of the time  was spent in music and games.  The hostess was assisted at supper by Mrs. Moore and Mrs.  Pearson.  Pominion Coal Co.  SOUTH WBU4N0T0N OOAl  POMINION WOOD YARD  All Kinds of Wood Phone: Pair. ISM  Mount Pleasant Lively  TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving:  Baggage, Express and Dray.    Hacks and Carriages  at all hours. ,       -  Rhone Fairmont 848  Corner Broadway and Main A. F. McTavish, Prop.  Committees Announced by Beeve  Winram  ��������� Reeve Winram has announced  the personnel of his committees  for the year as follows:  , Finance ��������� Councillor Grimmett  (.chairman) and full council. V  Board of Works and Sewerage���������Councillor Eussell (chairman)   and full  council.  Fire and Light���������Coun. Mangel  (chairman) and full council.  Health and Relief ��������� Councillor Pollock (chairman) and full  council.  Water ��������� Councillor Lowe  (chairman) and  full council.'  Parks���������Councillor James (chairman) and full council.  Police Commissioner ��������� Councillor Rowling recommended for  appointment by government.  Licence Commissioner, Councillor Rowling recommended. The  committees will meet every alternate Friday, commencing on  January 21st. The health committee will meet at 9.30, follqw^  ed by the fire and light committee. At 2 o'clock the board of  works will meet, followed by the  water committee. The finance  committee will meet on Tuesday  morning at 9.30 and the council  members will sit as council at  7.30  the  same evening.  United Mission Meetings  The South Vancouver Ministerial Association, taking in the Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian  and Anglican bodies, began their  United mission meetings in the  cast section of South Vancouver  last Sunday.  These meetings will last three  weeks, and will then be changed  to the western section of the municipality. The meetings this  week are being held in the following centres: Collingwood and  Beaconsfield ; districts, Knox  Presbyterian' church, corner of  Joyce and School roads; Cedar  Cottage district, Cedar Cottage  Presbyterian church, corner 23rd  avenue and Victoria Drive; Wilson Heights District,, Wilson  Heights Methodist church, corner 43rd avenue and Fleming  road, and St. Thomas' Angli-1  can church, 42nd avenue and  Dumfries Street.  The meetings are strictly interdenominational,      with      special!  hymns, choirs arid good address-j  es.  Ex-Reeve Gold, of South Vancouver, is reported confined to  his house with la grippe.  Mrs. W. Brock, of 2347 St. Catherine street, who has been seriously ill at the general hospital,  is reported to be improving.  The Soldiers' and Sailors' Mothers and Wives Red Cross Association have moved into their  new quarters on Chester street.  Mrs. McDonald, the president,  had planned a number of entertainments to raise funds for the  association, but finds a piano  will be ncessary. .She would be  glad to hear from anyone who  would be willing to loan an instrument to the association.  - The morning services of St. David's Presbyterian church, Bodwell Road and Windsor street,  were conducted last.Sunday by  Lieut. Rev. H. D. Henry, who  acts as recruiting officer for So.  Vancouver for the 158th battalion.  The annual congregational  meeting was held on Tuesday  evening at 7.30" in the church  hall.. Refreshments were served,  the reports of' the past year's  business read and discussed, and  the new year's business taken  UP-,    .  Pioneer Passes Away  The death took place last week  of Mr. John Armstrong, who for  the past few years has held the  position of .postmaster at the  North Arm- Postoffice, Fraser  avenue and River road. Mr. Armstrong, who was 58 years of age,  came to Canada twenty-eight  years ago from Sheffield, England. He owned considerable property in South Vancouver, and  particularly in the neighborhood  of the North Fraser, and took an  active interest in municipal affairs. Mr. Armstrong was a member of the council in 1909, and  was an active memoer of the  Board of Trade from its inception. He was particularly interested in the development of the  North Fraser and served on the  joint committee which was instrumental in securing the appointment of a harbor commission for the North Arm of the  Fraser. He leaves' a widow and  five chidren, two of whom are  married, Mrs. L. C. Miles and  Mrs. J. L-  Gordon.  The school board announces a  credit balance of' $21,974.44.  Their expenditures during the  year- were -as -follows: High  school, $19,237.63; General Brock  School, $9684.23; Carleton School,  $18,955.55; Champlain School,  $1174.64; Connaught School,-.$2,-  072.85; Mackenzie School, $17.-  642.15 -. McBride School, $12,-  873.94; Moberly School and Annex, $11,798.73; Norquay School,  $7,657.88; Secord School, 4340.-  30; Selkirk School, $25,263.64;  Sexsmith School, $6036.48; Te-  cumseh School, $18,704.52; Van  Home School, $8484.95; General  Wolfe School, $15,285.85; manual  training, $10,610.68; domestic  science, $6393:80; night school,  .$2042.42; added salaries, $1236.-  50; stock, $3639.75; office salaries, $14,326.81; made,up as follows: Municipal Inspector, $3,-  774.15; secretary, $2390.50;  health inspector, $4145; telephone operator, $549.20; building  superintendent, $1,428; attendance officers, $2,040; office supplies, $904.85; general. expenss,  $4,310.24, making the total of  $222,698.39. ���������  The total grant received from  the government during the year  was as folloAvs: . Day School  teachers, ?$82,018.60; night school  teachers, $1268.40; agricultural  teachers, $383.84; municipal inspector," $725.10; sundry rentals  and refunds amounting to $270.63  plus the government grant brings  the total revenue of the board for  1915 to $246,279.44.  Friday, January 21, 1916J  = CUT FREIGHT RATES  Household Goods packed and shipped to all parts of the world at a saving]  you of from 25 per cent, to 45 per cent., owing to our improved method!  packing and superior shipping facilities. For "Fireproof" Storage, RemovJ  in "Car Vans," High Grade Packing, or Shipping at "Cut Bates" see  prompt, reliable,and courteous service. - \  ."WE KNOW HOW"  Campbell$torage (ompany  Oldest amp Largest in Western Canada  Phone Seymour 7360 ""'.    Office, 857 Beatty Stree  J. Dixon  House Phone: Bay. 886  G. Murray  House Phone: Bay. 1137L  Office Phone.-:  Seymour 8765-8766  DIXON & MURRAY  Office and Store Fixture Tlanufacturers  Jobbing Carpenters  Painting, Paperhanging and Kafeomining  Shop: 1066 Dunsmuir St. Vanoei  >r. B.C.  Gee! That's Good  Bread, Mother!  Little Johnny, who had been tempted downstairs by that most delightful of all smells���������the  smell of NEW MADE BREAD, took'another  huge bite into a generous slice of' soft, fresh,  snow-white ROYAL STANDARD bread.  ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR  always bakes good bread for Mother. She can  always count" on it, always depend upon it year  in and year out. It is always pure, and clean  and wholesome. And it bakes delicious, substantial loaves���������the kind little Johnny and Father and little sister like. Try your next batch  of bread with ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR.  At all grocers.  Vancouver Milling and Grain  Co. Limited  , VANCOUVER, VICTORIA, NEW WESTMINSTER,  ~ ,   ' NANAIMO  Chairman Mengel, of the fire  and light committee, made an inspection tour of the six fire stations in the municipality yesterday, accompanied by Councillors  Pollock and James, and conducted by Fire Chief Lester. The motor equipment was found in good  working order and everything in  connection with the department  quite -satisfactory.  St. Peter's church, the following  officers were elected for 1916:  Rector's warden, Mr. W. IC.  Woodcock; people's warden, Mr.  J. C. Hocking; Committee, Messrs. Barringen, J. Brown, Balmer,  A. M. Clark, Goodman, Moody,  Newton, Saltaire; delegates to  synod, Msssrs. Woodcock, Hocking, W. G. Walker; substitutes,  Messrs. Moody, Barringer, Balmer. Thirty-six members of St.  Peter's church are serving with  the overseas forces. Rev. G. F.  C. Caffin, M.A., is the rector.  A wedding took place at the  home of Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Cameron, parents of the bride,. 4424  James street, South Vancouver,  last Saturday evening, when their  eldest daughter,. Jessie Anabel,  was joined in marriage to. Mr.  Gordon Brown, accountant of the  Bank of Commerce, Vermillion,  Alta.' The ceremony, was prform-  ed by the Rev. J. H. Cameron,  the bride's father, in the presence of a , small company of  friends. Miss' Ada Cameron was  bridesmaid, and Mr. Charles A.  Cameron acted as groomsman. The  bride was the recipient of a  large number of handsome gifts  from friends in Winnipeg and  Vancouver.: After refreshments  were served the bridal pair took  the night boat for Victoria. They  will return -in a feAv days to  make., their.,.home. in Vermillion..  Building Inspector Hubbard reports having seen a large cougar'  on Victoria Drive near 61st ave.  on Wednesday morning as he  was catching his car. The animal  jumped into the road about 30;  feet ahead of him. and bounded  across'into the underbrush on the |  west side of the street.  Mr. T. B. Bamber, candidate  for the council for Ward 1, had  the misfortune to-be run -down  by a horse arid rig on Thursday evening of last week at the  corner of Kingsway and School  road, his face being. badly cut  and Ws thumb dislocated. It  possibly interfered with his  election  chances.  At a meeting of the School  Board on Tuesday night. Trustee  Harry Neelands was appointed  chairman for the year 1916. Mrs.  Woods was appointed chairman  of the. finance committee, Mrs.  McPhie chairman of the management committee, Trustee Stevens  chairman of the building committee, and (Trustee Robertson,  chairman of the technical committee. Th regular meeting of  the board will be held on the  evening of the second and fourth  Friday in each month.  ��������� There will be no police at the j  council meetings this year, declares Reeve Winram, the new  reeve .of South Vancouver. He  states he will try to work in harmony with the members of the  council and thus obviate the  necessity of police protection.  If any member; of the audience creates a. disturbance he  will be given' two warnings. If  this does not suffice, he will goto the cells and be charged before: the magistrate with a breach  of the.peacev _��������� _   _. _

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