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 Published in the Interests of Vancouver and  Western People   yrymx;ym^]:^s^-y^y^mmm  K^~.____-S_ii__fc^^  a  ��������� ��������� wj*^*m*?. awm,..w*Taawjm>������>aw^a������*maaj:.,w*maf*f^*ay^v.   ,k*7\-.������,:; -m^*S  ;;gfe7lglli^^a  ;< ���������_���������; ;7 ..!���������'���������;.;������������������ ;; '. 7;-;?>7 "77\v^\.v. y.i^^^'^'-^i^ljfl^.^^yi!  ^oi-tM<^  ftH. STEVESS, M;_>,, Edilw-^  VANCOUVER, BamsH COlumima, NOVEMBER 21. 1913  ^.p-^Elii  Orientals Partially Immune���������Occidentals Fully Exposed to Deadly Contagion.    "Put Up the Bars  __���������____���������__���������______--Cv7r.       ��������� -*AvJ_.-.*..������������������.--"..:("./���������������������������-ir._  ''"77������^S&^  FOR 1914  Pressure is being brought to bear on the following -well-known citi������*a8 of Vancouver to induce  than to serve tijie city in an official capacity during 1914: /  Mayor���������T. S. Baxter. -  Aldgraion-������������������  Ward       I.���������Walter Hepburn,  \.' ��������� ���������  '.'"      I-f.���������Alex. Cleland. "~~~ .  "        IV.���������Thos. Evans. ������  "      "-:".    Walter' Hamilton.  (J-eo. King.  Joseph Hoskins.  V���������A. P. BUmsbv  "     C. E. Mahon.  VI.���������James White.  VII.���������P. E. Woodside. ,,  VIII.���������Prank Trimble.  Other names are hinted at, bnt no certainty  attaches to the suggestions. X  ���������<  I  \  denim*  Tbtre is absolutely no trutb to tbe report that  Merton Smith intends to be * wmMn-te U* taction  to the Council of Sooth Vancouver.  4 BJAM* XO *JCT(K-JMt*������*ft.  t*he era of the monstrously high skyscraper ia '  ended-   The tenant, and not the engineer, the  architect, or the builder, has called a halt.' Any  very tall structures built hereafter wilt be put up  for advertising purposes, and not-for profit.  There has been a remarkable change bf sentiment within the last few yejrs on the part of  tenants. There was a time when there was a rush  to get into the newest and loftiest of piles. Not  now.        ::, _..,,.������������������; "  It is ssid on high-authority that there hardly  is a building of more than twenty-two stories in  New York that, pays a dividend. One, of more  than thirty stories, that paiOourteen per cent,  for the first few years after its completion, does  not pay expenses today.  Tenants do not want to go too high from the.  ground. They are expressing this feeling in the  most forceful way possible���������by refusing to rent  ��������� space above a certain level. Whatever the cause  ���������the long elevator journey, the comparative isolation, or just a shade of dread oq������ doubt���������the  faet remains that office room 'way high up is not  desired. !,-;  The ideal skyscrajjer is of eighteen or twenty  stories. In such buildings the space above the  ninth floor is considered choice., Below the ninth  floor the light and air are not so good.  Architects say the skyscraper craze has resulted in the overbuilding of the office district of  nearly every city of considerable size in America.  As a conseqhence there has come a demoralization in rents. In New York this is particularly  noticeable. A few years ago space in first-class  down-town structures commanded from one dollar and seventy-five cents to two dollars and twenty-five cents per square foot pef year. Now space  is being offered at one dollar per square foot. Any  person who desires to purchase a job lot of these  skyscrapers at reduced prices has the opportu-*  nity. Their owners are tired of them. In some  of these buildings from twenty-five per cent, to  fifty per cent, of the space is vacant.  The world at large has looked upon the tip of  Manhattan Island as one of the most valuable  pieces of real estate on earth, but the fact is that  rentals are much higher in the district between  Twenty-third and Forty-second Streets, Fourth  and Sixth Avenues, than in Wall Street or lower  Broadway. The rentals paid today in the moderate-size skyscrapers in- Fifth Avenue, between  Thirty-fourth and Forty-seeond -Streets, are one  hiindred per cent, more than Wall Street properties command. There is a reason for this aside  from the over-building of the lower end of the  city. Wall Street _��������� in the doldrums. The stockbroker is wearing sackcloth. Business is so bad  that three thousand employees have been dropped  by brokers since January fast. But even when  Wall Street reviyet ttere ii.*ot likely to be a recrudescence of the skyscraper madness.  ./.  Oriental Immigration from a Health Standpoint���������Canada Must Be Aroused.  It has been the duty of the citizens of British Columbia for many years to stand  between Canada and Oriental immigration^ y!The East have always been pre-  pared to "throw downthe bara" The Westyhas most^vigorously protested, with  the result that only a comparatively small number of this class of immigrants has  .secured admission'' ' -'^i^fer  ������������������  The opposition ^y't^;:W-^'!!9i*M)'i������^e&; Jrffg^y based on social, industrial and  racial reasons. There i_viidweyer, &. reason jmor-e potent, if possible, than any of  these, viz., Health���������not in the or^nary acceptance of the term, fqjptin its relation  to possible chronic diseases, peculiar to a rate, and which, because of its presence  for centuries among them, renders them imnjune from infection, or at least partially  SO,' ' 7~.       '"':  Recent careful scientific research reveals 1 the startling fact that the Oriental  races are infected with several chronic bacterial diseases, and the girave danger of  the introduction of these diseases among th| whites of the Pacific slope with possibly fatal results.. ^  A serious and devitalizing disease knowi^ as iXdver fluke" (Opistborchis) is as  common among Japanese as the hookworm among the negroes. Katasurada, a  prominent Japanese investigator, found 654 persons infected put.of 1,075 examined,  or 60 per cent. This disease is of a chronic character, and has a death-rate among  the Japanese of 16 per thousand, It is much more dangerous than hookworm,  equally devitalizing, and would be fatal to whites once it got hold among them.  Quite a number of cases have already been found in the United* States.  Another discovery was that the Japanese and Chinese were commonly affected  with Ihe "Lung fluke" (Faragxmimous WefctennanU),   It ia something similar to;  consumption, and is alro chronic^ <x    ^^jjtt*Jk~*       . w^-  With* respect tx> these two bacterisl^W tfet maWy .MejjSals  are immune from attack because, as a<^e, they were thoroughly inoculated; but if  once introduced among the whites, a most favorable field would he found for the  bacteria with fatal and dire results.  In addition to the foregoing, we know that Japan, China and India is the  home of bubonic plague, smallpox, blood fluke, hookworm and cholera. We also  know that persons who have been afflicted with these parasitic diseases often become  "carriers," ,     ���������  In November and December, 1912, American Public Health reports show that  70 out of every J00 Japanese seeking admission were infected with the hookworm.  In Japan in 1912 there were at least 2721 cases of cholera. In -Formosa it was  found that 15 per cent, of the inhabitants had " Lung fluke. '���������'  There are 800 millions of souls in these Oriental countries. Science has demonstrated that quite a large percentage-of4hose recovering from a parasitic disease become "carriers," and thus we are faced with a grave problem���������shall we allow  these awful Asiatic plagues to be introduced among Ais? The bacteria of these  diseases is.conveyed from one person to another through the excreta of the human  body* The only possible method to control infection is by a perfect system of  sewerage and its sanitary disposal.  The Oriental gardeners, from whom Vancouver citizens purchase their vegetables have a regular system of collecting the excreta and mixing it with water and  pouring the mixture over the vegetable to force their growth. This unspeakable  practice is carried on continuously at our very doors. This vile and nauseating  method of gardening is not only obnoxious but is fatally dangerous. How long are  we to tolerate this sort of thing. Ignorance may shut out the awful thought, but it  will not keep out the fatal parasite.  Through the introduction of hookworm in the Southern States by the negroes,  the whites of the South now have only 40 to 60 per cent, of normal efficiency, as  compared with those of the North. Physical inefficiency and mental inertia are its  results there. The poorer white children have become anaemic, pot-bellied and dull-  witted, and do Uot improve as they grow older���������all directly traceable to hookworm  introduced by the negros.  This awful experience may be repeated on the Pacific slope if we allow the  Asiatic to enter in large numbers, or even if allowed at all, without critical medical  examination.  We have a right to demand protection; we haye a solemn duty imposed upon ns  to demand the co-ooeration of the Dominion, Provincial*and Local health authorities to prevent the entry of anyone affected wtih these chronic diseases.  Above all, we must insist unon an official inspection and investigation of the  beastly practices of the Oriental gardener���������or, better still, a wholesale boycott of  the Oriental gardener and the encouragement of the white man.  Carson's Orange Cat  Sir Edward Carson had a cat,  It stood upon the fender;  And everv time it caught a mouse,  It shouted "No Surrender!" *  He left it by the fireside,  When'er he went away;  On his return he always found  Jt singing, "Dolly's Brae."  The traitors grew indignant,  Af\hearihg such a noise;  But Carson made the cat sit up.  And sing "The Protestant Boys."  The traitors then decided,  To hang it with a rope;  But every time thev tried the bolt,  It yelled, "Down with the Pope!"  The people came from far and near,  To hear the pussy sing;  Good old "Britannia Rules the Waves,'  And "May God Save the King."  A few said, "What a pit*  The cat is such a fool!"  But Carson's cat yelled out the more,  "We will not have H6me Rule."  I  .-ftp',.  We regret that owing to a most na*  error in our last issue we attributed a*  on the subject _>f the taxation of land  Captain Dowding, the Adjutant   at _^..~TTwr  Fusiliers.. .- The*' mistake ai^ ovring to w ta  ing asked Capt. Dowding for an article likely t*_  be of iuteretrt to our reader*,   without  having  specified any subject.     The article we ^ ^  came to hand, amongst others, during the weidk  signed by initials only .'*';^;';^''v^HS_sii|^  this was the proimsed.' contribution, / aiid published it accordingly, thinking that these were  Capt, Dowding'a initials. We should have known  from his advertisement on page 3 that his initials  vcere I. W; IX   C|p^^  to hand while we were in the press aad too lat*"  to maker' the' nesessary eo^ction^ &^  ing takes no part whatever in pirfitics, as eaa ^  seen by the belated article we print in this issue,  and -m* regi^ the annoyance  our  acUon  caused him.  K'yyxyyAyyXyyy:yy'-  'XMm  ������������_���������  mm  m  ���������VfiHhi  -mW-  mmm  mm  ^���������K'mw.  mm.  mm  Sift  ������.m  yi  ?#fcx  The uae of his phot������*������fraph i������ ������so^^  thia' matter wi     --"���������-^'   entirely nnaltj  yxm  mm������.  'Msmxm  W@&iSi  ;���������������-_  M  -v*v--**>\-S&K  PDUClflf  mm*^*^ym*k.jm^A-*m**yi^^yyyyiXy--:xyyyyx:y  Nobody oh outpbst duty is ot any nse tosi  deeping camp or to a threat-^icd city unless fJiui"  dangers he reports are real dangers. It has recently come to light that those who are supposed  to rule over our destinies at home are more or  less looking for trouble with France. yj"y  , England and Itoe Empire has been visibly '  menaced by the erroneous growth of the German  navy.   The British fleet was promptly recalled  from the .Mediterranean and stationed in what ia ;  sometimes called the German Ocean and at others  the North Sea.   . !' ������������������' ���������'  '���������-';,;���������-' ��������� ;,;.  Our Foreign Office, instigated by the wiMlfifij^  of our late Sovereign, King Edward VII., paved  the way for a cordial understanding with France,'  and a reconciliation with Russia in order to maintain the balance of power and feounteract tbe  German peril. "'-.?.��������� "''-Xyy-  The movement towards friendship with  France was important because we have already in :  our Island story fought 25 wars with our French  neighbours. For over 60 years onr Indian Mediterranean policy has been actuated by the knowl-K  edge that the forces of the C_ar desired to expel  us from India. Friendship was not established  with France without more or less onerous and  honorable obligations on the part of Greet Britain to come to the help of her neighbours if the  Germans attacked the French Republic. v No  treaty was made, still less signed. No nation  loves another because it admires Its beautiful  eyes. By methods known to the great profession '  called "diplomacy" France was led to under*-  stand that, in spite of the absence of a treaty,  England would not be found wanting in the event  of a second Franco-German war. In the event of  war six English divisions at least were to be  despatched to the aid of France. The moral effect in Europe of once more seeing the British  uniform on the Continent for the purpose of resisting a would-be master of the world would  have been of supreme importance to France. For  some time the French were in doubt as to whether  the traditional "perfidy," which is always at-,  tributed by foreigners to the action of England  in critical times would not be repeated in the  event of a sp-uggle between the Dual and Triple  Alliances. -  Means were found to allay the natural anxieties of France. A distinguished general, high  up in the councils of the War Office, who is a perfect French scholar, was allowed to spend many  months of the year with the Bastern army.of  France. This general is a finished diplomat. He  was backed by his colleagues in tLb War Office, ���������  who carried on their own policy regardless of par*  (Contlnu-M Pag������ 5)      .7  SK  iXS/X-  yy  y*x.yiy  .������������������vAay.  yyy  ,^.i  ri4.'  .7  yyy y  ^'-^Sj  >w  ^y^j^if^  ^i*sM-i"-f--*-:r^i  aeH;  :$&2Xm THE WESTERN CALL.  Friday, November 21. 1913  __  ������  . i  -mW7S*. ;  -*-i-:-..;-v* ������������������"���������  XX.  Yours is  the Family  We Want to  Reach  Groceries at Our  Honey Saving Prices  Sunlight Soap 6 for 25c  Toilet Paper  .6 for 25c  Pure Malt Vinegar, large  bottle  2 for 25c  H. P. Sauce, per bottle...20c  Skipper Sardines. .2 for 25c  Stevens' Pickles per bot..10c  /  ���������. ..'���������   ���������'���������    '  Matches, reg. 10c for Bcjpkg.  English Crab Apple Jelly  reg. 25c fbr........;..���������.;20c  B. C. Milk, per tin........ 10c  Potatoes, 100-lb. sack...80c  Quaker Tomatoes.. .2 for 25c  Quaker Peas.........2 for 25c  Canadian or Carnation  ���������   Wheat Flakes 3 pkts. $1.00 ���������  Wild Rose Pastry Flour  ...35c sack  Otter Prices JkJ is Low  ?339 Commercial Pr.  PHONE Highland 277  Quick Service py Our  Auto Delivery  Gra<ndview  A son was born to Mrs. McGreg-  gor of Charles street on Thursday  last.  The many friends of Mrs. W. S.  Whiteside will be glad to hear that  she is progresing favorably.  Mr. Robertson in making preparation for erecting a department house  on the corner of Bismarck and Commercial drive.  Get your private Christmas greeting  cards at the office of the Terminal  City Press, cor. 8th ave; and Kings-  way, right  in  the  heart  of   Mount  Pleasant.  Mr. and Mrs. James Goostrey are  the house guests of Dr. and Mrs.  Goostrey, having come to the city  to be present at the celebration of  the fifth anniversary of their son's  wedding. i  The Plilathea class "of the Baptist  church gave a banquet on the evening  of the 13th inst. for the purpose of  welcoming their new teacher, Mr.  Ford. It was also the occasion of  farewell to Mr. Daggitt, who organized the class.  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. A. B. McLeod, of Parrs-  boro, Nova Scotia, are visiting Dr. and  Mrs. Corbett at Regina; and are  shortly expected in Vancouver, where  they will visit Mrs. McLeod's sister,  Mrs. T, H. R. Witter of Lakewood  Drive.  The W. C. T. U. met on Friday afternoon   in   the   Methodist   church.  Qrandvlew Methodist Church  ���������*n*i*������  Pastor���������Rsv. F. Q. Lett  Sunday Ssrvtesa:*���������  Preaching 11 a-m. am)   7Jf  Sunday ���������chocl, MP p.m.  Epworth Ussf us���������Mentlsy ��������� p*m.  Prayer Msttlng���������Wstinssfty ��������� p.m  ���������Ths younf paopt* invito svsryfcody  to thslr Utsftit msstfnfs, anil swffttt  regular stttndsrtct at aM tsrviess of  ths Chwreli.  UK Orandvlew Pry Mi and Remnant Stare  H31 Commercial Prive. Qrandvlew  -S Nc������t,t}oortoS-?rti4eHBros. .  The Little Store with the Oreat Psrgains  Ladies', Cashmere Hose, Uaroa quality................35c per pair  Best Eogliah Flanelettes, from .................. 10c per yard  Silk Hair Ribbons, one price only........ t ���������- ��������� ��������� Wc per yard  Remnants of Velvets, Silks, Serges, Tweeds, etc., all clearing out  much below tbe ordinary prices.  A visit to this store will amply repay yq(U.  4    tttttM������������������������Ht>Mftt������������tfft������������tf������������M������-l-lf������t������-lt*������������������������-l������������t  -   l y -.  '���������. ��������� . '������������������������������������-. ���������  Phone Seymour 943  Davies & Sunders  General Contractors  ! 55-66 DAVIS CHAMOIS  615 HASTINGS ST. W* J  >,i ������4M I ������'|  -��������������� l tn mm Ml   MM. Ill 11 > . I.I IKIIH > I if  ���������  .1  -������������������*  Use Stave lake Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ��������� more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave (<ake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  Plans were made for a public meeting  at which some speakers will be asked  to address the society. Arrangements were talked over for a silver  medal contest for boys and girls.  ���������"   ��������� ��������� a   .  Mr. Calladlne, who lives at the  corner of Graveley street and Victoria  drive, put his elbow out of joint one  evening last week. The Injured arm,  which was very painful, Is doing well,  but lt will be some months before It  will be as strong aB before.  ��������� .   *  Rev. Dr. Sandford, president of  Columbia College, will preach at the  anniversary services of the Trinity  Methodist church on the morning of  Sunday, the 23rd inst. Excellent music will be provided at both the morning and evening services. Oh the  Monday evening following a social  will be held for the congregation.  Mr. M. H. Smith, who has spent,  the past two'.months in Los Angeles,  and who has visited the Coast cities  on his trip, thinks that conditions  are better in Vancouver than in any  of the cities he has visited with the  possible exception of Seattle, which  compares somewhat favorably with  Vancouver. Everywhere in the other  places he visited he saw all Metritis of  mechanics and laborers'out of work.  ��������� ���������   ���������  On Tuesday afternoon from 3 to 5  o'clock, and again in the evening  from 7 to 10, a measuring tea was  given in the rectory ot St. Saviour,  by the Woman's Auxiliary. There was  a tagge attendance, and the measuring, where each person had to pay toll  for every Inch of his height, occasioned  much fun; Music, recitations and  competitions occupied the evening.  Mr. Arnold A. Odium of Boulder,  Colo., while touring the Western  states spent ten - days with his father,  Geo. A. Odium; manager of the'' Terminal City Press. He left Vancouver Tuesday of this week to visit the  coast cities of Washington, Oregon  and Cail-tynla. ,  Mr. Odium is a young attorney at  law, having graduated from the Colorado University in the class of 1913.  ��������� ���������   ���������  As a,token of esteem, and in remembrance of the fifth anniversary of  her marriage day.the Grandview circle  of King's Daughters, which1 met at the  home of Mrs. Dunlop bn^rtdawiffter-1  noon, presented   their;, leader,...Mr$4Among the Invited were: Miss Violet  j Western Canada Power Company,  LIMITED  |   (tuts SeyMV 4771      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg. |  P. 0. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  ������>MIII 4*4 M M I ������M I ��������������� M ������*. I I I I I I KHIWI I M I I Ml I II 4 *  Goostrey, with a handsome dinner  gong set in oak. Tbe presentation  address was read by Mrs. Avard Big-  nel.  This circle now includes about,40  members and meets on the second  and fourth Friday of each month.  The interests of the circle are looking  towards the convalescent home at  this, the beginning of the second year  of;maintenance. Any needy and deserving person will receive help from  the circle. Mrs. Steeves wd] Mrs.  Andrew. Goodland -became members,  and the names of the following were  proposed and accepted: , Mrs. P.  McLaggan, Mrs. J. A. Sutherland,  Mrs. Swindell and Mrs. T. A. Smith.  The. next consecration service will  be held.tHe second Friday in January.  A tea and sale of work wiir take place  in Grandview on December 9th. -  .'������������������'���������.*  The Women's Missionary society  of the Grandview Baptist church met  on the afternoon of November Uth at  the church. Mrs. Riggs, president,  was in the chair. The society began  the study of the book, "China's New  Day." Mrs. F. H..Hale has consented to take charge of the course. At  this meeting it was decided to give a  concert on Tuesday evening, November 25th in the church. Miss  Pearl Long, Mrs. Goostrey and Mrs.  A. J. Passage were appointed committee in charge.' The artists of the  occasion are: Mrs. R. Telford, Miss  Heather, and Mr. Caldwell, who will  give readings; solos will be furnished  by Mrs. Broughton, nee Miss Gor-  dune, Mr. Robertson and Mr. Norman  Carter; Miss Letie Powers and Miss  Pearl Long will give piano solos, and  Miss Gittens a violin solo. A collection will be taken for the purpose of  winding up the year's finances.  ���������   *   ���������  The Adanac Bible class; a most en  thusiastic and up-to-date class, held  their fifth annual banquet on the  evening of September 13th. The  school room and banquetting table  were decorated with the white and  yellow chrysanthemum as well as the  chair? in which the toasters sat at the  table. The toasts were as follows:  The King, proposed by Mr. Harrison, president, responded to by singing the National Anthem; the Church,  by Mr. Cutler, responded to by the  pastor; the Sunday School, by Mr.  Manning, responded to by Mr.- C C.  Knight; the Class, by the first vice-  president, Miss Bell, responded to by  Mr. Stanton, teacher; to the Ladies,  bj^M'r. Thomas, responded to by Missj  Greggs. The music was furnished by  the class orchestra as well as by Miss  Arnold, who gave a violin solo, and  Mr. Holden, who also gave a solo.  Miss   Evelyn   Elliott   recited,    Miss  Elsie Knight was accompanist. Mr.  Sherwood Lett, of the Young Men's  club, spoke, and Mr. Harrison, of the  Adanac class, addressed the happy  gathering at the close-of the gathering.  ���������   ���������   ���������  The Vancouver Adult School Debating Society, at the kind invitation  of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Carpenter, met  recently for their monthly debate at  their home at 839 Lakewood drive.  The subject for discussion was:  "That Municipal Trading is Injurious to Private Enterprise."  Air. J. E. Carpenter was the opener  in the affirmative, and Mr. T. West  replied. After a discussion in which  most members joined the proposition  was put to the meeting, and was defeated by a large majority.  After, the debate refreshments were  supplied by the hostess, assisted by  Miss Carpenter, and the rest of the  evening was pleasantly spent by listening to several, recitations given by  Messrs. T. Woodworth and West.  - The Adult schools have moved  from their rooms at the Labour Temple and now meet at 9 a. m. every  Sunday morning at the Sailors' home  on Powell street. Although all the  present members have come from the  Old Country, where the movement is  largely known, a hearty invitation is  given to all nationalities..        ,  .'...'���������  Last Tuesday evening the home of  Miss Mary Vollans, 1112 Woodland  Drive, was the scene of an autumn  party in honor of Miss Vollans' guest,  Mrs. J. A. Dowding ofKamloops, B. C.  The reception hall and drawing room  were artistically decorated with autumn leaves and chrysanthemums.  The guests were ushered in by Uttle  Mies Wilhelmina Vollans.  The hostess received in a beautiful  gown of pale blue, satin, with an overdress of brocaded silk crepe, de chine  embroidered with pearls, and the  guest bf honor looked charming in a  dress of sky silk' crepe de chine. The  hostess waa assisted by her two, sisters, Mlsse* Elfleda and Alberta. The  former waa gowned in amethyst satin  with trimmings of old gold and rhine*  stones, the latter in white silk draped  with nlnon and. trimmed with pearls.  .Miss Hughina Urquhart also assisted  gowned In pale mauve satin.  .The evening was spent In games,  cards, music and dancing. Miss Elsie  Knight, Miss V. Bowes and Mr. Buff ell  supplied tbe Instrumental music, and  Miss Jessie Hamilton sang.  Xbout fifty guests   were   present.  Bowes, Miss Virginia Odium, Mrs.  Callagban, Miss Belle Smith, Miss  Agnes Waugh, Miss Jessie Hamilton,  Miss Beta Wood. Miss HUds Grey*.  Miss Violet Arnold, If in Kate Urqu  hart, Misses Mabel and Llute Avery.  Mrs. Cameron, Mies Jean McNeill,  Miss Edith Fulton, Miss Winnie Spencer, Miss* Jean Wright, Miss Bertha  Miller. Miss Elsie Knight, Miss Kate  McLellan, Messrs. C. Anders, C. Urquhart, H Callaghah, B. Fox, R. Match-  ett, F. Jamieson, A. Kerr, H. Ashley,  V. Moore, h. Grey, V. Anders, J.  Dowding, J. Coil, A. Blackwell, A. Coil,  M. MeSpadden, L. Swiggert, T. Andrew, B. Cameron, R. Andrew, L. Sollo-  way, A. Douglas, A.,  by and 8. Wright.  Ruffell, W. Ricka-  (Jcyrresponderwe  Editor,  The "Western Call."  Sir:--  In the issue of the "Call" of 14th  inst., 1������ observe a reference-to this  town of White Rock, B. C, that has a  tendency *to reflect oh the good name  ot the community and Incidentally to  very seriously impair Its efficiency on  temperance lines before the general  public of this municipality of Sur*  rey, in the struggle against the liquor  interests ln their efforts to otytain additional licenses for the sale! of* the  pernicious stuff ln the various settlements therein. .  I refer particularly to the address  of Mayor Cotterell at a recent temperance meeting in your city.  The worthy Mayor is reported to  have stated that "the triumph over the  liquor traffic In Blaine, Wash., which  had been hindered by the fact that It,  liquor, could be bought at White Rock,  B. C, One of the environments of  Blaine."  In this matter I take issue with  Mayor Cotterell on both points mentioned. First, I deny most emphatically that liquor can be purchased at  White Rock, B. C, or that White Rock  is an environment of Blaine, Wash  The residents of White Rock have, on  numerous occasions, opposed -most  strenuously,- the renewal of the license  at the factitious hostelry, otherwise  the dispensary of bad spirits ? ? ?  at the Boundary line three miles east  of White Rock, B: C, with a view to  Its entire elimination and this, fully  as much to advance the interests of  the temperance cause at Blaine as to  protect our own homes and families  from its blighting influences,  Yours very truly,  HENRY T. THRIFT, J. P.,  White Rock. B. C, Nov. loth, 1913.  Place Your Order Now Fqr  Christmas ind New Year's Cards  WITH THE  Terminal City Press, Ltd., 2404-08 Westminster Rd.  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Phone  Seynovr geoo  ���������TlMI I MMHII f IMIM1IIM   ���������;  1)38 Oranvllle St  Near Davie St.  -���������    *  .1    I    t  ill  |l   <��������� I    j  ���������������  |n|i ,| l|l |,  Ii    ~^_ ; '_,*������&. jess  ���������MS*  0.~ag5  /W-iufitA^iatwrt&w-A  MB  WJ  THE WESTERN CALL  a  ���������7.,..  ������������������������������������v  ''7-;.4  '"������������������.���������J*';  7-V;,.-'  OP CANADA  In Process of Organization  *  Applications for enrollment will be received  each Wednesday from 8 to 10 p. m., at the  Regimental Headquarters, corner of William  Street and Commercial Drive. Applicants  must be between the ages of 18 and 45, over  5 feet 5 inches in height and physically  sound.  I. W. DOWDING  Captain and Adjutant  GUARDING OUR  INVESTMENTS  No one who has folowed the ever*  changing series of events In the world  of finance, can fall to be impressed  with thq tendency Of the general public to use its hard-won savings in fool*  hardy enterprises. The get-richquick  promotors have been much fn evidence, not only here in Vancouver,  but in air the large, cities of Canada  and the United 8tates, and these  make it their business to prey upon  the covetousnesS and credulity of  mankind.  It has been said that it Is impossible, to frame legislation which will  prevent investors making fools of  themselves by entering Into wild-cat  schemes. Mr. A. J. Treble shows, in  Canadian Counti-yman, that it ia, to  frame legislation which wil prevent  investors making fools of themselves  by entering into wildcat schemes. It  Is possible, however, to pass laws  which will to a large extent check the  operations of the financial pirates who  Inveigle, the Inexperienced into fake  propositions. This has been demon*  strated in several states across the  border where so-called "Blue Sky"  laws have been passed. These were  framed with a view to making it Illegal for persons to go hawking worthless securities about the country, and  the record of the past few years has  justified their existence in every particular.  Kansas was the first state to have a  "Blue''.Sky" "law: Joseph N. Dolley,  state bank commissioner, drafted the  bill, which was entitled "An Act to  Provide for the Regulation and Supervision of Investment Companies," a  couple of years ago. It required every  corporation or   association, domestic  holder might at any time inspect-the  books of the company.  Within the first six months after the  bill became law more than seven hundred applications were filed under it,  and of these only about ficty were  approved and granted certificates.  Not one of the others dared sell a  share of stock in the state; that is,  unless the agent were willing to risk  a fine of anywhere from $100 to 15,000,  or ninety* days In Jail, or both. Furthermore, any person who made-a.  false statement In filing an application for a certificate, to do business  subjected himself to a fine of from  $200 to $10,000 and to not less than a  year or more than ten years in the  state penitentiary.  The immediate result of the, placing  ot the Blue Sky Law on the statute  books was to drive the vast majority  of the fake promotors out ot Kansas,  and since that time the people have  enjoyed comparative freedom from  wildcatting. The remarkable success  led several, other- states to enact similar legislation, so that now in many  portions of the United States the financial pirate has bean put out of bust*  ness.  '���������"���������  During the last year or so there has  been an agitation to have a similar  law enacted in the Dominion, and-in  many portions of the United States  the financial pirate has been put out  of business.  During the last-year or so there has  been an agitation to have a similar  law enacted ln the Dominion, nd in  the minds of many lawyers it is only  a matter of time until some such pro*  -'-     -*��������� be made to protect the  ���������������������������������������������������������*��������������� public who do not know how  to protect" f������*������������������������sp������ves. Meanwhile, on  account of the activity of the'legls-  -���������������-������ the border, Canada has  '���������iviiSffiJ  r&A-pfc'jL  X'-sM-i ������s_  ___������������  tl* "34���������4! .:J-  bW-  mi&  FORESTS AND RAINFALL  x$sm  *-%&  h <^������  Rocky    Mountain  , Forests   Inerasse  ���������Rainfall-of ths Prairies.  1 *-$.*$   ...  -��������� -?.  or foreign, which   purposed    to sell become a ^u^ Mocca for the ^  stock in the. state, to file with the  bank commissioner a clear and complete statement of, ita affairs down to  the minutest detail* to 'agree to accept service 4ipon it through the Secretary of State; and to pay the expenses of a thorough Investigation Into its affairs by an agent of the Bank  Commissioner. Other clauses provided that the Bank Commissioner  should bave authority to veto any  amendments to its constitution, and,  ���������f what is mote important, that a share-  rlch-qulck artist  *  For Sale amd  For Rent  Cards  lOceach 3for!i25c  It is commonly thot_|$t that the  moiature which forms clouds and fallj.  as rats is almost entirely doe to evaporation from the ocean, but scientific  investigations show that seveo-aintks  of the tain which fails ever land is  supplied by evaporation over ������ms)  areas, the ocean sapptytnt oajy twf*"  tenths of sueh predpttatloa. Ur. Ba-  phael Zoo, one of the foremost fcvsttfe*  gators in Anwrtca, s*atw that the to**  est evaporates more water thia mf  vegetable cover aid much bum* than  free water surtscea." 'In fact, it ha*  been estimated by Dr. Fernow, or the  University of Toconto Paestty of forestry, that 76 per cent of the ndafigH  over forest*! areas is returned to tie  atmosphere ss watery vapor, which  does much to increase the anyftint of.  moisture cariled hy sir C_mMts;pas������>  ing. over^ucl������ytores^'.y;..:';yy yy'y'/^A  In  Canada, the gmvalliiy wtada  blow from the west, and Ui* T-rov-fcKWS  of  AJberU  aiid  Saskatchewan  a*������  largely' depeml-snt for their rala-flia    "  on. aJF-ourrehts: ^  R6el_y Mountains. ���������' fc Ji & v^ldwwS,^  fitct. ti^ ' wl_uto;!pesilit.-^������  mountains become cooled ^loroi^h: -1 ���������*^������  extent that they loee most of  '������-fc3������|  &.  *#  r -1  .M  *?__  :X(B  ^yimm  Wm%  S*<<3!E!.  '������_  m  xmwm  yx^i&rt  m  mature, whicA falU In Uie form of  tain; and' hence the land areas ttr  many miles to the leeward of ������H5h  mountains receive eo"; Mtte rainfall  that tbey an often arid. But tt the  leeward slopes of theM mountains ���������(������  covered with forests, as 1* the dme  in the Rocky Mountains,theM forests  will evaporate and render again available a Urge anMunt of the ralnf_U  over these n^ountains, which might  otherwise pass off through uiider*  ground channels, and by reloading  With ihbtetaro the w|i^;ib_^^:fl^#  the prairies, such forests make pee*,  sible a; much greater ralidail'tl^y^  ciilgM otherwise occur. Should the  east slope of the Roc^ Mountalma become denuded of tiiee-vrowth. It ^^^M^       ^  ���������-Ikel^^t^'macl-^lltfiitf  9*M9>~uvi!i������*^^  yyiii^$H, but one of tlw maajr  ���������s^ti-i^;^V;p������!^^  mm*  WOM  yy-yT&z&Av  ������������������'���������  x!.:teV:$yiMm  yx-Aixpyy&zii  ycx4>&%i$&$m  yAxysm  VV.P'7*,'.!f'������*i^"**S  XyyyyxxM.  "''XxisAi  Xlf?%  :;m  1  y^^yAyxXfAXXfM^  |44 JIU 111 |l I f T X ttf*"'"*' *"*���������*"���������   ..^u^,^ ^- "^ *.������:.* ,i..t,a.,t,h*,|.,i.***j.a, l, l, t,^, l.J,|* ��������� I ��������� if f t . *.^*.M... *.,* .t..^*..t , ji.. ., ,.^rful_jJi���������tani*- *.*. + *. *ff i.-* '*, * f * ���������> * * *.a.| * ,j j |-f-f-^ f-f f *������-J* f f Ifft j 'f^jl.fa '"'"y^E^  itxyyX0s<m   -   . ,,,.......        , ,    .-, J&ifcl XX0?&  are preserving the foreeu o9:m\m*l0x}xM^$^  'Mfefyr^ijMi*^^  ;������;: forest ;���������i^es������rve:; :.ni-W;vaes_^r"  square miles in extent  '-Jill ������u r^  %  4 ,  i ,  * '*  -r  * >.  - '  mm  Horse  Power  Turbine  Worse  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Time Demands  LIABLE,   SAFE,   ECONOMICAL   POWER  Stave Lake Power is Dependable and Economical  By harnessing the Great Stave River we have made it possible tp generate 100,000 horse power of electrical energy at our Stave Falls Plant,  the Biggest Electrical Feat in Western Canada.  100,000 HORSE POWER  Or halfas much again as the combined connected load in stepm and electricity in Vancouver today, a fact of great significance to local industeries  Offices: 603-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Seymour4770  R. P. HAYWARD, General Manager  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  JOHN   MONTGOMERY, Contract Aftent  P. 0. Drawer 1415  Vancouver, B.C.  1  ��������� ���������<-������������������ ~'i'\--  4*  *************** 1*44 *******  *.������������������*���������-���������>-'-'*������������������ 11 *4 ********** *********** tMs <������������������������!������������������?������������������������ i ���������;���������-. niiiiiiHiinim seeee  liHiiiin k; 1; 11 > > 1111111 miimn*j mmsm  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday, November 21, 1913  ,     -A  . *1*  'Vi  I -  ��������� .1  il  'li.  ���������m.  m  yy\  y-A  xh. ���������>  Kamloops-Vancouver  Co*, ltd.  The Kamloops-Vancouver Meat Company, Ltd., was incorporated January  V 25, 1913, with ita registered head  office at No. 1 Victoria St.,.Kamloops,  B. C; capital 1150,000. The directors  are R. H. Bell, P. W- Anderson, P. C  Carlson and O. M. Stitt, of Kamloops,  B. C; A. G. Dawson, Ottawa, Ont; R  F. Anderson, Savona, B. C, and C. C.  Ross, Vancouver, B. C  The directors are all men of social  and financial standing who can he  relied upon as business men In matters where character and ability  count.  C. C Ross, manager of the company's stores in Vancouver, commands  the esteem of a wide circle of acquaintances who have learned to rely  upon his word and judgment in business affairs. Under his direction the  Vancouver branch of the Kamloops  Meat Co. has in a single year gained  an enviable reputation in the. commercial world. ���������*  The company has two stores in Van*  couver���������one on Main and Powell, with  the office of C. C. Ross connected, and  the other at 1849 Main St.  These stores are. each popular In  their own particular districts and they  are drawing trade from without because of the quality of their meat and  the reasonableness of their prices.'  Their phones���������SeymOur 6561 ana  Fairmont 1814���������are\ used by busy  housewives with a certainty of getting excellent service.  ' The Kamloops-Vancouver Meat Company has large stock grassing ranges  in the vicinity of Kamloops, which has  the reputation of being the foremost  stock raising section of British .Columbia. Here hogs, Sheep and cattle are  produced and fatted in thousands, 'and  from these fertile fields comes the  meat that is giving the Kamloops  market a good name and a growing  trade. .   ."���������..-'.   ��������� .-':.-:���������"  chairman stated that the purpose of  the meeting was to organize the work  of social' service on a more practical  basis.  Rev. R. F. Stillman was elected secretary of the meeting.  Dr. Chown then delivered a brief address. He said he was the first person appointed to the special field of  social service reform in Canada. He  was deeply interested in the cause and  got others interested. It was aa a result of these labors that tbe social  service and reform council came into  existence.  "All the churches and the various  kindred bodies are banded together-tn  this great work, of reform," said he.  Rev. J. 8. Henderson, the new Presbyterian secretary of social service  for this district, then spoke/ He declared that letters had reached, him  Mmnt Pleasant  SOCIAL SERVICE COUNCIL  ORGANIZED  The. pastor and one layman from  each ot the local churches duly ap-  potnte as a representative, met on the  13th inst fh Hamilton Hall for the purpose of organising a local brauch of  the British Columbia Social Service  and Reform Council. Following the  example of many other sections of the  Dominion, the body here will he  known as "The Social Service Council." The personnel of the gathering  was such as to attract Immediate attention. Some of tt������e city^s most  conspicuous leaden were |nattendance, including Dr. Chown and Principal Vance. The latter occupied the  chair.   In a few terse sentences the  i  recently which indicated that there is  a general'awakening going on fn the  whole province on    this    important  question.  "I hope that the work of organisation here will be so effected that success will follow. Kamloops, Victoria  and. New Westminster have all taken  effective steps along the lines of social  reform, and I believe Vancouver can  do the same," wera hla closing sentences.  After a few further remarks by  Principal Vance, the work of organization was taken up.  The object of the council was specified to he the promotion of social service and of any moral or social reform  requiring attention In the community  and co-operation, when deemed necessary, with the Provincial and Dominion  councils, i The council shall consist of  two'representatives of each church or  other organization represented in the  council and the pastor or .chairman, cf  such church or organization.  The following officers were then  elected:  Honorary presidents, Archbishop  Casey of the Catholic Church,' and  Rev. Dr. Chown, general superintendent' of the Methodist Church; president, Principal Vance; first vice-president. Rev. J. S. Henderson; second  vice-president, B.ev. Father O'Boyle;  treasurer, James Kerr (secretary to  be appointed later); executive committee, Rev. R. F. Stillman, E. W. Leeson,  J. S. Rankin, J. J. S. Thompson, Rev.  J. K. Unsworth. S. F. Gibson, Dr. A. P.  Proctor, Rev. E. A. Henry, Prof. Geo.  Pidgeon and W. A. Cantelon. Five  othere will be added to this committee  at a later session of the council.  F. H. Cunningham, chief inspector  ot fisheries for RrlUshColumWa, estimates the total catch of salmon in  British Columbia waters at 1,100,000  cases for this season. He has just  returned from Ottawa from a conference regarding fisheries matters.  Dr. Crummy gave an address to the  Young Men's Club last evening, on the  subject of "Reading."  ;  a, '���������    ���������'       .-*  i Mr. H. B. Haines, formerly bank  manager of the Canadian Bank of  Commerce at Puncher Creek, Alberta,  has been transferred to the Mount  Pleasant branch, where he is now  manager.  ��������� * *  Rev. James Allan of Toronto, secretary for Home Missions of the Methodist Church, is expected in the city  shortly and will hold a mass meeting  in the Mount Pleasant church about  the 10th ot December to discuss  Methodist missions.  .     9      .  Mr. H. B. Haines and Mrs. Haines,  who have recently come from Alberta,  will be a great addition to the social  life.of the city.   Besides the social  qualifications, Mr. Haines is an all-  round athlete and Mrs. Haines an excellent tennis player.  Rev.. Dr. Sipprell will preach in the  Wesley Church, Victoria, on "Sunday,  the 30th inst. The services of the  Mount Pleasant church will be. taken  in the morning by Prof. A. E. Hether-  ington, B. A., B. D., and in the evening  by Rev. Dr. Chown, General Superintendent of the Methodist Church in  Canada.  a ' ���������   a  The Adult Bible Class of the Mount  Pleasant Presbyterian' church gave a  reception to those who have come into  the church during the past few  months, Wednesday evening, after  prayer meeting. After this the reception will be a monthly function, taking  place, at the close of the regular service, and will be from 9 to 10 o'clock.  Collingwood  M1 I'lWfHt, ������11 Ull II , im I   tip I ������.*������.������ *.������....������', >, H'M M  LIMITED  s  1 front St., foot of Ontario St.  ���������  PHONP Fairmont |������4       VANCOUVER, &. C  *,t t -i*.i.*tl<i|.M-M Mi _n������ . M'i������������i %    *i_.������i������i .��������� ��������������� ...I *+***4>******4****i  * ** s -n I M 11It1 ������*.'������"��������������������������� ������ I . ������I������  !  , ������ ******* * t MM IMMMMM  DOMINION W00P YARD CO. i  | Cor, Front ami Ontario Sts.     Phone Fairmont 1554 ���������  i  AU Kinds of Mill Wood  Stored Under Cover  1*4 I t l"M- w ������ *4 .' *>���������"������ w^^.^.    >*|-||m*ih<MMMIIMIM  Dr. Proctor lectured in Collingwood  on Friday evening last under the auspices of the Presbyterian church: He  gave interesting statistics relating to  tuberculosis and alcohol. /  -..    v        ���������       "'  '-. x ��������� ���������  The Industrial Disputes Bill was  passed with amendments by the Collingwood parliament recently.^. A bill  for the abolition of trial by jury is  before the house at present.  ��������� ������������������������������������������  The Collingwood Parliament have  joined the.Vancouver debating league  and a team from the. parliament will  meet the, Congregational church in the  church building there on the evening  of Dec. 12th.  '���������.���������������������������  On the night of the 13th inst, the  Business 'Men's Association of .'Collingwood held their usual meeting,  when an address was given by Reeve  Kerr, on public utilities. Councillor  Wilbers and Mr. K$nt and others, also  spoke. The Reeve contended that it  was the duty of South Vancouver to  supply itself with such public utilities  as electricity, * telephone, etc., and he  produced statements which he claimed  showed that the municipality would  benefit by public ownership.  "���������-.���������- . ���������������������������'"���������" ���������' ���������A'"''-'  Among the pranks played around  Collingwood on Hallowe'en nights not  hitherto recorded, was thp removal of  the totem pole which was-ejrected In  fronjt of the Collingwood library.;, Mr.  Bursill searched for this for some time  and at last reluctantly communicated  with the police. ^Police Constable Vigors, wbo bad seen the Hallowe'en gang  and identified some of them, rounded  up some of tbe big lads and gave tbem  tbe alternative of bringing the totem  pole back to the library or going to  the municipal lock-up. The totein pole  bas been placed back in its original  position. ,7.1  J  ��������� ���������   ���������  Making strangers more conversant  with the customs of our country, particularly those customs whjch come in  touch with their homes, .such as Our  public scbool system, and making them  feel more at home in a new land, is  the admirable purpoes of a n organization in Collingwood. At a meeting  held on tbe 13th in Carleton Hall, the  following committee were appointed  to make arrangements: Mrs. Morgan  and Mrs. Hew.e trom the Methodist  church; Mrs. G. G. L. Reid and Mrs.'  William Pringle from tbe Presbyterian  church, Mrs. Robert Telford and Mrs.  Van Home from the Anglican church,  and School Trustee Morris. The  meetings will take place once a month  and addresses will be given on educational subjects.  tiii.iiii.iiillinimim   nilllMIMMIMMIMMMI  Go to the  II. '  Pioneer Market  For Choice Meats of  All Kinds  Everything sanitary and up-to-date ���������  Trimble -& May  Phone Fairmont 257  Corner Broadway & Westminster Road  ^���������������������>.<>*������*. "- *������������������* *.**.+ *���������+���������* *    MIIIMIH'l-MMHIHMMI  The South Vancouver schools are  named for Canadian celebrities, such  as Lord Selkirk, Guy Carleton, Walter  Moberly, Laura'Secord and others.  Mr. J. Francis Bursill, of Collingwood  Library, has been lor some time past,  collecting material on the history of  Canada, and having a portrait of Lord  Selkirk, he had an enlargement made  from it and presented this fine enlargement nicely framed to the Selkirk  school. Mr. Sims, who has lately been  appointed principal of the Laura Secord school, asked Mr. Bursill if he  could get a. portrait of that heroine of  Canadian history. The portrait was  found, enlarged and thanks to Mr.  Sims, will decorate the Laura Secord  school. On the day this is placed in  position it'ie most likely that Mr. Bursill will tell the scholars the story of  Laura Secord's life.  ���������    .    m  About $70.00 worth of soods was  taken from the pool room and barber  Bhop of Mr. Harris at Collingwood  on Wednesday of last week. The burglar obtained entrance by a back window, and left behind him evidence in  the imprint of corduroy cloth and rubber heeled boots in the dust of this  rear wall. Lyall's cleaning and pressing store near by waa entered and  several suits and some cloth was extracted.   About $25.00 worth ot hard  ware was taken from the Fearnie store  and an axe was taken from the Foreman feed store, which bore evidence  of having been gone through. On  Thuredayjnight, Hutton's grocery store  was entered "and several things taken.  Friday night two houses on No. 1 road,  one the residence, of Mr.*W. Connon,  was entered. In the latter the dog  gave the alarm.  The opening services of the-Knox  J?resbyterian church took place on  Sunday, when Rev. Dr. Peter Wright,  Rev. John WoodBide, M. A., and Rev.  R. J. Wilsonr. M. A., conducted the  services in the morning, afternoon and  evening respectively. The new church,  wElch was decorated by the girls' club,  assisted by that of the boys', was a  scene of beauty at this its inauguration service, when it was adorned with  native vines and radiant-with beautiful blossoms arranged in artistic  schemes. Overhead the sun shone and  within the hearts of the peopel rejoiced as they dedicated their beautiful little, sanctuary.  - The cost of the church.: was; something' over $4,000, and the furnishings  were made by voluntary gifts. The  Women's Association contributed the  blinds, heating apparatus, carpets and  furniture for the kitchen; Mr. Tate,  choir master, with the help of friends,  gave the organ; the pulpit was the  gift bt Wise ft Miller, the contractors;  the Young People's Guild furnished  the' chairs; the handsome pulpit bible  bas engraved on the fiy leaf- the  names of Dr. and Mrs. Findlater, and  the hymn-book the name of Mrs. Anna  Ettles. The hymn-board was the gift  ot Mr. and Mrs. Spence, and a nice  bookcase was donated by Mr. Wilson.  An overflowing bouse assembled for  the social evening on Monday evening.  Rev. P. WWght, D. D., acted as chairman, and on the paltform were prominent men of the municipality, men interested in the 'great moral and educational inufluehca of this new church,  as well as that of the public schools  adjacent. They were clergymen and  laymen. Among these were Reeve  Kerr, Councillor Wilbers, School Trustee Morris, who spoke of the. work ot  the church from the viewpoint of their  respective potations. Other speakers  were Architect Wright and prominent  clergymen ot the district and municipality, aa well as others who were connected with the work of the church.  Refreshments were served during the  lengthy programme which entertained  all those present untipa late hour.  ^Mr. McLennan will take charge of  the athletic exerch-es * of the boys'  club, which will bave its. flrat meeting  tonight. The auditorium of the new  church is so arranged" that it can be  made into a gymnasium or reduced to  a room for any function at short  notice.  Central Park  Mrs. J. Kerr entertained a number  of friends at afternoon tea recently.-  .���������'������������������������������������"  Mr. A. Boyd of Vancouver spent the  week-end at the. home of Mrs. W.  Boyd.  5 C  DOZEN  If a man came around selling eggs at 5c a dozen, he  wouldn't sell many, would he ?  People aren't looking for bargains���������they are looking for  QUALITY.  Somewhat similar things in ranges. Poor quality in a  range is about as satisfactory as cheap eggs.  The ranges we sell are guaranteed; and commencing  today, we off er for one week  Astonishing Bargains in Quality Ranges  We are going to sell  10 Only "NEW SUPERIOR" 6 Hole Steel Ranges for  $39.00  connected up in your house.  OfEK 5800 OF THESE IMGES ARE GIVING DAILY SATISFACTION  ''. SEE OUfc WINDOW  and order your range today. ���������������������������������������������-     ���������  McCALLUM & SONS  S415 MAIN STREET  Limited  -Ths lartfwws ���������������'  PHONE Fairmont 215  *****4f*********************aa**********99************y*y  Solid Leather    -:���������    Solid Hand Work  Done by First-Class Mechanics  are necessary to produce  Good Shoemaking = Repairing ii  o  <>  t������  . >���������  i >  i >  <���������  1>  We have all combined., assuring our customers good results.  Surgical Work aiven Special Attention.  PETERS & GO.  2530 Main Street       n��������� mmn sis-mi_���������������       YiKonver, B.C ���������  MiHl* >'H'1 t-i U i'������'|M|nj..i.i|..|in..- >  <>  o  it  <������  >t  t  ���������������������������**���������! .!'���������!'������������������������ ? 'I' I 'l"l l"H |n|l  ���������I.  \;  :   Ti.Ti hifufiifail. i%i_-_itj-______L-J--,_j-l*t*i������%i*___'itffiifitffi Ti-Jh  ^      i*"t" "^*km"���������i*,*JT  r^*^^*i^*^^*i^^r^m"  ������     -���������  ^     ���������***_r^*'"I3rj-*-^J^Tr  TH������ QQH  5W ice CBE4MPARL0B  9049 mio St. Mdotorofrom 11th *%������.  PHONB  PAfUMONT  FAIRMONT  510  Wgh Grade Chocolates .and TaWe Fruits  f ��������� y. Tobaccos an4 Stationery. %  'r*������������4*������VH'-������������������������*>-n������H������.������tia"t"a"l'-."l-������'l''i������-������'������  ���������l't"l"t'������m|"H"Mi������4������������.������'Hil******>**%  <r  Pl-iOOMFIEliP'SyCAFU  2517 MAIN STRBPT NEW BROADWAY  KNOWN AS  T������B MOT  ANP  OLDEST  E8TABU8HBD CAFE IN MT. PLEASANT  V  BUSINESS MEN'S LUNCH 25c-U:30 TO 2:00  PINNER 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. short orders AT AU. HOURS  J  ������  ^ VANCOUVER CUT RATE FRUIT and CANDY 10.  j N. Ellis. Mgr.       2452 Main st. (or. Broalway ::  Mrs.  fornia,  weeks.  (Dr.) Buller has left for pall-  where she will spend a few  . .-m i ���������������. .tm.,1^44,+i���������m+******+  Aft Fruits;!  in Season ii  ���������5* /  t  The sacrament of the Lord'B Supper  will be dispensed in the Presbyterian  church on Sunday.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Men have been kept, steadily at work  on the park grounds which are already  presenting' a very superior appearance.  ��������� ���������   ���������  A meeting of the Board of Managers  of the Central Park Presbyterian  church took place on Thursday at the  residency of Mr. J. 3. Lodrick.  ��������� ���������   ���������  The Ladies' Aid of the Central Park  Presb-eterian church met at the home  of Mrs. Kirkland On Wednesday afternoon. Sewing for the sale of work  occupied-the afternoon.  Largest Stock of Confectionery Fruit i Tobacco on mi!  PHONE Fairmont 638  Free delivery to any part of the city.  a ���������  * ���������  I.  t. + l-    h   II   ?���������<������������������> ������  |    I     lllll    I   'tl    )������������������������.,���������.���������!.   I..',.     ..    ��������� ill,|������   I^Mi.H^M  ���������if  *  ���������5  Komlooas-Vonooiiver Moot Co., Ltd.  Oor. maln and PowaH Slam 1849 Main Stroot  Phone Seymour 6561 Phone Fair. 1814  SPECIALS THIS WEEK  Local Lamb, Legs������25c    Loins, 25c    Shoulders, 15c  Fresh Loins Pork, 22c    Shoulder Roast Pork,  18c  Prime Ribs Beef, 20c    Sirloin Roast,     -    -    25c  Choice Pot Roast, 12Jc to 15c  Extra fine New Zealand Butter, 35c to 40c  A fiife line of Fresh Cooked Meats of all kinds.  Ji^MiMHHillHMMi  m mimmyyy'y.  S;  yyxyjisyxyyy  ���������'-���������('J*f..> ������������������������������������ .-.-.-.���������.  V  BViday. November 21.1913  THE WESTERN CALL.  ���������'":"���������' '": -l- '-���������"���������-_ <������������������;���������*���������}������������������ ''yy:x\jyX4yx-yxx.:-:^xx:yyrya-x-iK^y-:j^^^^^^  ��������� /:7���������-, :77.:.-.: yyy-xyy-XixixX^yyyyyr-yy "^;;*v., ��������� 'fit1,-.r' .? .^^Jte** .^#*i  .i-'7,f:7:e*^������5:^;:^^^.v''  7': ���������'-yyyyyy-ysm^mw^  .-������������������:-.   XX-   -������������������ ������������������.'���������eX.X ���������-.XX.y-'.yy^iXr-XX..; ��������� .    X''i.-n::yyx:Xy' y^ ../���������'���������^���������siSlmS/fiSiSfisWsXI  ���������_-:i_R.-::  ���������'-��������� ;'���������'. ���������7v;:;iW;&>si;-f������*M,"7  Wan^ to See Yoir  City News  $1.50 Water Bottle for$1.25  $1.50 Vacuum Bottles - 1.00  InvalidPort   *.'������������������   .50  t;Tj-'  1.00 Eno's Salt  .65  .25 and .50 Fruitatives  ..;:���������' -   -   -     .20and .40  .35 Castoria  .25  The Vancouver Exhibition Association held their annual banquet and  meeting at the Progress Club chambers last Friday evening. .****��������� moflt  enjoyable evening waa spent by all  who attended. During supper the  guests were entertained with songs  and recitations and the wqll-chosen  toasts were responded to with sparkling wit and humor.  The annual report was most, encouraging; wonderful progress and ad*  vancement has been made during the  plat year and the, public showed their  appreciation of the work done, by  turning out 100,000 strong during a  week of the most discouraging weather.      ���������    ���������  *   ���������   ���������  At the Central Temperance Committee meeting held on Monday evening at the T. M. C. A. rooms, delegates  were present from the following organisations: International Order of  Good Templars, Bible. Class Federation, Epworth League, Young Men's  Christian Association, Young Women's  Christian Association, Royal Templars,  Rechabltes, and British Columbia Sunday School Association, which represents 2,000 members. Plans were  made .for organization and election of  officers at a future meeting.. The aim  of this association will be to carry on  an educational propaganda against  the liquor traffic. Their desire is to  Becure through civic boards and the  provincial government such legislation  as will result in local option or its  equivalent  address before leaving on the subject  of the efficient, church, which was a  mast Bchf-larly and magnificent effort.  Dr. Little's address on 'Twentieth  Century Evangelism" was also a very  bright and interesting deliverance.  .50 Bland's Improved  Pills    -   -   -   -      .25  .50 Zambuk  .35  .50 and $1.00 Scott's  Emulsion     .40 and.75  1.25 Stone Hot Water  Bottles    -   -  .75  .25 Electric Oil  .15  Briiig your firescrlptlons  to us and insure accuracy and quality*  te ff  tee Building,      Uroadwuy %\rt M������ln  PIIONP Fairmont l������a  (A Trust Company)  "Yoo Tbfoil  Toor <uni*>  is not worth saviwr, but I have  noticed that the Cigar man and  the Theatre man and the Soda  Water man have such a high  opinion of your "little" that  each is glad to get his hands on  just a small fraction of it in order that he may carry it to his  bank and haye it placed to his  account. I suppose it is all the  same to the bank���������your "little"  is going there anyway���������but say!  If it is going there anyway would  it not be better to carry it there  yourself and have it placed to  your credit?"���������[Edward Leigh  Pell.  Wo Pay lotoroot  on deposits subject to your cheque  12 Tlmoo o Yoor  MfQrWI V'MANAfctte  AGREEMENTS  *-^  BOUGHT A**  COLLECTED  SKbrt  At the Ministerial Association meeting w*ich tookT>lace Tuesday-*. Dr.  Sipprell gave an interesting review of  Prof. Deiffmann's new book entitled  "St. Paul." Porf. Delflmann is one of  the leading theologians of the world  and presents St. Paul, not so much as  a great theologian, but as a great  social and religious teacher. The  discussion which followed was vetjfr-  appreciative of the address, and the  association look forward to another  similar address1 from Dr. Sipprell.  At the meeting of the association  last week Rev. J. W. Hodley, M. A,,  gave, an address on the industrial  situation at Nanaimo which gave first  hand -(formation. A resolution was  passed, which will be forwarded to the  Dominion government re making a  complete Investigation.  ...'.'���������    9.    ���������    y  the annual meeting of the association of the Baptist churches of Greater,  Vancouver, formed about six weeks  ago for the purpose of- fellowship, a  larger outlook and greater activity,  took place to the Flrat Baptist Church  on Tuesday ~ evening* A banquet,  which about 400 persons enjoyed,,  opened, the evening's proceedings.  After the banquet Re>v. Mr. Baker  opened the work of the association  with prayer, and two minute addresses  were made by members from each of  the 22 churches in the organization,  Rev. G. R. Welch occupying the chair.  The officers elected at tbe opening  meeting a few weeks agq were continued in office. They are: Rev. Mr.  Welch, president; Mr. E. L. Hill,  -secretary, andj Mr. BfcConnel, treasurer.  Tbe two principal addresses ot the  evening were made by Rev. A; W.  Lewis, pastor of the church at New  Westminster, and by Dr. L. Little of  Seattle. Mr. Lewis, who has resigned  his pastorate and accepted a position  The joint convention of the East  and West districts of-the Women's  Missionary society of the Methodist,  church was held in the Wesley church  in the West district, on Thursday,  November 13th. Representations  from the auxiliaries, circles and bands  from the two districts were present.  Nearly two hundred were accommodated to lunch and tea in the church.  During the morning session the reports from organizers were read, and  showed seven new v organizations.  Mrs. H. B. Holmes and-Mrs. J. G.  Challies, organizers respectively, for  the East and West districts, as well  as the secretary-treasurers, Mrs. C.  C. Knight and Mrs. Challenger, were  retained in office for another year.  Miss Alton's report on the supply,  showed linen, books and preserved  fruits for the hospitals as well as  Christmas boxes for the boys and  girls of the Oriental and Indian missions. Reports were read from the  fifteen auxiliaries, pointing out excellent work accomplished and planned  for the future. During the lunch  hour Miss Nichol, president of the  Wesley auziliary, on behalf of the  West district, extended words of  welcome and reviewed the history of  the Women's Missionary society in  Vancouver, saying that the first auxiliary had been formed in the old  Homer street church, which was the  antecedent' of Wesley. This auxiliary was formed 23 years ago. Mrs.  A. N. Miller, of Grace church, responded on behalf of the, Eastern section.  Very helpful suggestions on Christian stewardship were contained in  the address of Mrs. W. Savage, and  in the discussions which' folowed in  which she and Mrs. Knight answered  questions on this' subject. Three  minute bright reports-were listened to  from eight circles and eight bands,  and questions taken from the question drawer were answered by Mrs  Spencer. Mrs. J. J." Ashton, of New  Westminster, gave a most interest  ing account of the Board meeting in  Toronto, .at which 50 members had  answered to the roll call.. - An entertaining feature of the afternoon was  the music furnished by the' Chinese  and Japanese mission bands, and very,  important was the address of Miss  Preston on . Oriental work. Miss.  Preston introdced Mrs. Smythe, who  has recently arrived from fhe East,  Lo.m\s_  M&d-  r  >^D������POSIT-  CRLDITeD  [MONT/.LY  WK-ltCTt.  ICMEQVE  Dow.Fr^^er L Co li  51/ - 321 CvnLi.7  Street  NSAFETY OEPOMT  Dow, Fraser & Go.  LIMITED  2313 Main Street  Between 7th and 8th A ves.  HEAD OFFICE-  317-321 Cambie Street  and will take charge of ithe kindergarten work -connected /with these  missions and help'Miss Preston.  '  At the tea hour greetings were received from sister societies, represented by Mrs. Lyall, from the Anglican! Mrs. Unsworth, from the Congregational; Mrs*. Pidgeon, from the  Presbyterian, and Mrs. McPhie, from  the W. C. T. U.  The evening session was presided  over by Rev. Dr. Crummy, who gave  an address. Addresses were also  given by Mrs. Bets and Mrs. Cassel-  man.  The collections taken amounted to  $36.60, and the expenses to $9, leaving a balance of $27.60. . It was decided to ntyd separate conventions  next year for the East and West see-  in Windsor, Nova Scotia, gave bis last | tions.  Policy el Iriltrt PollrtcHM IN  NlUtiry emdtt SMd Be tot  < Continued iron* P*M  I  liamentary assurances--'from ministers  tq the contrary.  The Cabinet' has repeatedly assured  the public that we are not bound to  help France by sending troops to tbe  Belgian frontiers when she -is attacked by Germany. On the other  hand the French army, which is really  another term for the French nation,  has come to believe through its  friends on the English general's staff  that when attacked, at least 150,000  English soldiers will fly to the rescue  of Frenchmen. We know that two  years ago, when war with Germany  was imminent, over the 'Morocco  crisis, arrangements were made to  t'rasnport - the Aldershot Expeditionary force to Havre. Since then a  good deal has happened, the influence  of the Moderate Liberal and Liberal  Imperialist parties in the Cabinet  has waned, and it is rather understood  that it is now intended to leave  France in the lurch so far as military  aid on her frontiers is concerned.  As a soldier I am not saying that  this policy is wrong or right, having  no concern with politics, but I see  clearly that such a policy must cause  an intense hatred and contempt for  England and the English from one  end of France to the other. The just  resentment of France must fall upon  the innocent British public who are,  I believe, unconscious that the- War  Office permanent staff have one policy and their political masters an entirely different one.  The hereditary foreign - policy of  England has always been, to fight  the would-be world conqueror whoever he was^and .wherever he came  from: Five times have our Island  stock defeated the hopes and ambitions of monarchs like Charlemagne,  Philip II. and Napoleon. The factors today are, however, very different. The armies'at Waterloo,were  something like equal, the length of  the battle" line was,, roughly, three  mile's. Today the length of a moderate battle line is 100 miles.  England could not possibly place  more than 200,000, trops in the field  and keep them up to' strength with  the mortage of war. ' Germany can  and will-put four million men in the  field. I foresee.that if England sends  her few handfuls of men to the  French frontier the German commander Would leave the French and  everything . else to concentrate on,  surround 'and destroy the English.  (There- would be> mourning in every  rsTf^et' inij1 village1 in the Kingdom,  mourning in the palace and cottage  and great weeping of womer and  children. The mothers of England  would not be comforted.  If the policy of the War Office officials is right then the Cabinet  should publicly pledge the use of the  British army to France.- If the government policy is right our help is  to be given to France, then bur  neighbours and friends should not be  left in the dark as to English honest  intentions.' We must look ahead. It  is no use'pretending we are going to  the rescue of France if we are not  going to do so. I am not discussing  the policy of sending troops or "Withholding them, ibut in the interests of  the people of the Empire in general I  do affirm that the time has come  when the policy of the politicians of  whatever party, the policy of the  soldier should cease to clash. That  is my task as a sentry on outpost  duty.  -..-���������'.���������'.������������������"���������'���������    -��������� '   ''��������� "���������--��������� ;,'v ���������   ->-'.-.    ������������������;-������������������   ...   .���������'���������.-, .��������� :.;-.-���������: ..;mk:~iX"'v-Tr ";&^.?>y .&',?**������<''_  >������������������-.���������-������������������-y ��������� 1-X-- -XX:y,Z:y^''y*yyy-y     ; "���������;���������;, ,.. 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CONVEYANCING  RENTS COLIJECtED  LOANS NEGOTIATED  Cedar Cottage  The Ladies' Aid of Robson Memorial Methodist church at their last  meeting planned for a sale of work  on Thursday, December llth.  ��������� ���������   ���������  The Ladies' Aid of the Cedar Cottage Presbyterian church at their recent meeting at the manse made arrangements for a rummage sale to  take   place   on   Tuesday,   December  9th.  ��������� ���������   ���������  A public meeting under the auspices of the Political Equality league,  Cedar Cottage, will be held in the  Presbyterian church on Friday evening, November 21st. This meeting  will be addressed by Mayor Baxter  and Mrs. R. Smith.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. Hambly is supplying the pulpit  of the Cedar Cottage Presbyterian  church in the absence of the pastor,  Rev. J. C. Madill. Miss Hall and  Miss Wark, the ladies in charge of  the work at the Presbyterian Rescue  Home, spoke on their work at the  morning service of the church, last  Sunday .  The Christian Endeavor society  will give an entertainment and serve  refreshments ������at the Rescue Mission,  150   Alexander   street,   on   Tuesday  evening.  ��������� ���������   ���������  W. Youill's poolroom and barber  shop on Commercial street was entered early Sunday morning and it is  stated that $6 in cash and a quantity  of barber's materials and tools were  stolen.   The boot store next door, be-  PHONE Pair. 185 2503 Westminster Rd.  * Vancouver, B. 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McTAV|SH, PW������F.  ;;  Phone Fairmont 845 Comer Broadway snd Mwi.  : Carnages at all bou^f <&y or mM}  ; Hacks, Victorias, Brooghnros, Sqrreys nnd Single *Xi  Buggies, Express and Pray Wagons for b^re  Fumllure and Plwo (loving i  Hv->M>(".t������*.*4���������>-.*.>".���������*>���������*.������������������.   ������������������������������-������-������������������������������������i|.������-|iit.Iiin: .... 1,1^  yxxyxyr%5%  Just received a car-loadi  of Soutb Jten4  longing to Mr. J. T. Brown, was also  entered and goods to the value of $100  are reported to have been removed.  In both cases entrance was effected by  opning a window at the rear of the  premises. -x  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. Percy Tanton, who, with his family were residents of Fifteenth avenue  east for two years, returned to their  former, home in Prince Edward Island  about two months ago, where Mr. Tan-  ton's investment ln a fox farm brought  about most successful results. Mr.  Taunton's belief in the denizens of the  wild was so great that he took with  him on his departure, six pairs of native pheasants and a pair of beavers,  which are all healthy in their new  home. The best' results are hoped  for from the introduction of these  strangers into their new home.  ��������� ���������   ���������  "Springrldge" Good Templar Lodge  No. 79 held their usual weekly meeting  Friday evening last in the Cedar Cottage Hall, Victoria Road. Satisfaction  was expressed at the outcome of the  recent rally on Temperance Sunday  when all the local temperance organizations united for the event. Bro. Geo.  P. Cotterill of Seattle, International  Counsellor, was among the speakers.  Reports showed a small gain in  membership for the closing term. The  initiatory ceremony was followed by  the Installation of Officers. The likelihood of a lodge being organized in  the vicinity of Collingwood was reported as well as a Temple at South Hill.  CENTRAL PARK  Mr. Morton Radforth of England has  purchased a bouse on Woodland avenue, the property of Mr. Woods of  Winnipeg. Mr. Radforth intends shortly to take up his residence in this  house. The deal was put through by  Oben ft Jackson.  All lines- reduced to make  room for new shipment of  latest designs in interior  Decorations. Your opportunity to secure the best  for a small outlay.  Belt Line, Davie. White  Star, Fraser Ave. and Robson cars  pass the store.  Call in.   You are welcome  to inspect our goods.  SALE JTAITS SATURDAY, HM. 1  STANLEY (CO.  Mount Pleasant Decorators  fair. 998  2317 Main Street  we will be pleased to have  . you call and inspect the  only  range   made witb  Copper Bearing  Aluminum  Fused Hues  having us solve  the range question for you.  A dainty Cook Book and  Booklet giving information on the Malleable  Range will be given away  on application.  W. R. Owen & Morrison  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street XX:  tyyxxAyxmm^imyy  AyA^yAXti^m^MiXy^  6     ..  THE  WESTERN  CALL  Friday. November 21fljjl3  Mv1jAI>X  OF-DOUBT  P'rrt,  '^yx,  *&yy  my  *������X<:  jyyx  W$yyX-  *m:yy  r  ���������7 ��������� 7^.1.-  K  ������������������-.^A.-.  -' ,'..,.V 'f''  j.-.-^'ifc....  fiv  ;^?������ ??.-'.:  ;.';:-'?V.'  ������������������%v7* V  y-:x&-y-  :j-i*feV. *;'���������'  [ 'Our ma3 onrusE swept them back;  helpless, demoralised. I stumbled over  bodies, slipped ln pools of blood, yet  kept my feet. Every muscle ached; I  was cut and pounded, yot drove Into  tbe mass, shouting to those behind:  "Come on, lads! Come on! We're  driving them!"  ��������� yard, two yards! three bsyond  tha door where the men had -escaped  we won our way. Then they oould go  no further. Blocked, use&le to retreat,  wedged helplessly agaUlt tho far end  of ths hall tbey turned like cornered  rata. I eould see nothing of Jones,  but I heard bim, raging *���������**��������� ������ fiend.  ! "Now, you curs, now!" h������ stormed.  "Too oowardly scum���������perhapa you'll  tight when yon cant mat What air*  yob afraid of? There's oily a hand_td,i  jvou oan chew 'em up, it yon will! Posh  >*m tack, there! Push'em baokl"  ! With a yell of rage, those crushed;  against the wall hurtled forward, oriv-!  tat tta others; man wort lifted and  jtmrltd at ns; others gripped at ourl  fast; by sheer force of numbers ttayj  ���������wept us backward. It was band to'  hand, neither side having time to reload tbelr weapons. Tbe smoke rose,  permitting a view of the shambles.  Tbere was a tangle of arms, a jumble  ot fSoes. They were maddened beasts,  desperate, revengeful. Bands clutched!  at aa, gun butts were thrust Into onr1  fanes, tta crush toe dense to permit;  ot tbelr being swung overhead. My  Pratoons bad tbelr sabres out, and  stood to lt like men, the steal blades;  dripping as tbey tasted blood. Bui  aUttag one only brought a new man to  I tta front One does not see so much  M fee! in such a Jumble. Tet J knew  we were worsted, outnumbered. Ttai������  eimt ������t us like a battering ram.  I  JKftw'nmm ������*<* through tht  forttaad; I saw Uric go dowp beneath  a crashing stroke, end roll under my  feet , stepped on bodfce, lighting for  *y own life as I never fooffct before.  faatwhere I bad gripped a gun out of  dead nngers and swung it savagely,  ���������mashing the stock at the im blow,  but mainlng tht twisted iron. The  Intimity of e������dttment seemed to  dear my brain. I began to dUUngulib  volota, to notice facet. I heard Grant  yell ssfely in tht rear; I beard Jones'  soar. tTo tall wltb 'am! To btll wltb  '������jqf - Out of the murk of struggling ���������  flgnrts I made ont bis black beard,  tilt gleam of yellowsfaogs, and leaped  toward him, striking men down until  II wat able to swing at bis bead. Ha  want over like a stricken ox under a  butctar's a*, knocking aside two men  at ta fell. It gave, me chance to  ���������prlnf out of tht melee.  ���������To tta stairs, men!' The 9t*M*m  I cried. "We can bold tbem tbeiw!"  I cannot describe now how wt made  it, bat we did* I only know Tom aa4  I held tbe rear, sweeping circles of  death with our whirling gun-barrels*  falling back step by step as we fought.  At last I felt tbe bottom stairs wltb  my foot, and beard a voice sbout:  -Come up, sir! Well bold 'em taw!"  Then I was above tta beads of tba  mob, gripping tbe rail, and sobbing for  breath. There followed a moment'*  twslt, an Instant of hesitancy. I began  jto set and feel once mora. Below ut  tta ball was Jammed wttb man, to  'closely pressed together as to ta al*  most helpless. Blood streamed from a  cut ln my forehead, nearly blinding  me, but I wiped it away, and took one  glance at tbelr angry upturned faces,  and gained a glimpse* of my own men.  Tbere were but six of us, aad one of  {these lay helpless propped against tbe  wall. Tom and I stood alone, bis face  'blackened by powder, bis shirt ripped  Into rags; the otbtr three wara above,  [pistols ln hand.  "Art they loaded." I gasped.  ;  Tee. sir."  *  "gtand ready then, tat too* oat fbr  above; tbere waa a gawd np  ��������� Hit  ! J.    1  .' J.  ���������     L  ������������������'t  ! J *_.  ill  X I  '���������\n  'iM  t.  Be tamed bis faoe Slightly.  ]   "Move back a step or two more;  we've get to hold them."  "AH right, air."  I ftlt weak from loss of blood, my  itaad reeling, and had to hold to tht  trail. Below us, growling like wild  ib easts, but seemingly ltaderlets, the  (mob crushed forward to tht foot of  itta stairs. Suddenly I saw Grant, and  'the sight of him gave me new lift.  j "Ton black-faced hound." I called  jdown angrily. "You've kept yourself  isaft eo far. Now come on."  1 Ht snarled some answer, what. I  {know not There was an empty pistol  [tn my belt, and I flung lt at him with  !all the force of my arm. Ht dodged,  ���������tht weapon striking the man behind.  |With a howl of rage the fellows leaped  ���������toward us, bearing Grant on the crest  lof tbt wave. The pistols of tht Dra-  igooaa cracked; three fell, blocking the  'stairs with their bodies. We had room  now In which to swing our Iron bars.  ���������Colonel Mortlmtr Was Propped Up  on Hla Pillow. Ont Hand Grasping  a Pistol.  ;and we battered them like demons. I  ,lost sight of Grant, the red drip of  blood over my eyea making all before  me a mist ' I only knew enough to  strike. Tet fight as we would jhere  "was no holding them. Wt were forced  ito give way. Guns began to spit flre.  |I saw the wounded Dragoon dragged  .down under the feet, ot the mob;  {hands gripped my legs, and I kicked  *at the faces in my effort to tear loose.  jTom reeled against the wall, his arm  'Shattered by a blow, and one of the  ���������men above came tumbling over me,  [shot dead. Tta fall of him Cleared  ;the stairs an instant; then the rail  -broke, and several toppled over with  'It I stumbled back almost to the top,  ���������sweeping the hair and blood out of  'nty eyes. What*���������what was the matter? Tbey were running, those fellows  down there���������struggling, fighting  smong themselves to get away. Oaths,  yells, cries of sudden fear, made a perfect babel. I could not understand,  could not grasp the meaning of tbe  sudden panic Who were those men  surging IU through tbt front door,  pouring out through tta library f Then  a voice roared out:  "Bedad, they're Fagln's h*il-bounds,  byes���������ter bell wid "eml"  Where had I beard tbo voice before?  I sank down, too weak to stand, my  bead banging over the edge of tbo  stairs, gome band drew me hack, but  I bad no strength left Only I could  think���������and tbe truth came to me.  Camden militia! Camden militia! By  "all tbe gods, Farrell was there! It  was tbe voice ot the Irish minute man  I hear the nlgbt we captured Pela*  van's raiders. Then I closed my eyes,  and forgot  CHAPTER XXXIV,  ���������earthing fer Claire.  I wss unconscious, yet not for long.  Tbe first touch of water served to revive me, and I became aware tbat an  arm supported my bead, although  everything was Indistinct before my  eyes.  "More water, Mike," said a voice  close at band. "Yes. that will do.  Where is Farrell? Oh, Dan, this is  Major Lawrence."  "Ont of the Dragoons said bt waa j  in command.  Hurt badly?"  "No, I think not; but utterly exhausted, and weak from loss of blood.  They put up a game fight"  "Only three on their feet when we  got ln. Hullo. Lawrenoe, getting back  to the world, lad?"  "Tes," I managed to answer, feeling  strength enough to lift myself, and  vaguely noticing his features. "Is that  you, Parrell?"  "It certainly ls," cheerfully. "Duval  has his arm about you, and the Cam*  den boys are herding those devils  down below. You had some fracas  from the way things look. How many  men had you?"  I rubbed my head, endeavoring to  recollect staring down into the hall.  It was filled with dead and wounded  men, and at the foot of the stairs waa  a pile of bodies.  "Twelve, altogether," I replied finally. "Tbey���������they were too many for  as.-  "Three to one, or more, I should  Judge.  We got here Just in time."  I waa up now, looking into their  faots, slowly grasping the situation.  Tes," I said, feeling tht necessity  of knowing. "How did lt happen?  What brought you?  Washington���������"  "All natural enough. Clinton got  away night before laat with what was  }tft of his army. Left fires burning,  iead made a forced march to tbe ships  at dandy Hook. Left ev*nythlng to  tare bis troops. Washington, realizing tta aoSUssnsis of holding them  longer, aaat snoot ef his militia home.  About sis miles ont there on the pike  road a half-orasy preacher named  Jenks same up with us. He was too  badly frightened to   tell a   straight  jStory, but -we got out of him that there  was a fight on here, and came over as  .fast as our horses would travel!" Hie  'eyes swept the haU.   "Five minutes  later would have been too late."  :   "But FarreU, the   girl!    Do    you  know anything about the girl?"  '.   "What girl?   Do you mean Claire  Mortimer?   ls she. here?"  ���������   "Tes, ber father Is lying helplessly  jwounded up stairs, and she must be  [with him.   Eric is somewhere ln the  'hall, either dead or wounded.   I saw  him tail Just as we retreated to tho  stairs."  Farrell leaned over and called to  jsome one below.  :   "Not yet, sir," was the answer.  I  "Well, hunt for him. Now, well go  (up and find Claire.   Major, can you  jelimb the rest of the stairs? Help him,  ���������Duval."  :   I experienced no great difficulty, my  (strength coming back rapidly.   There  was    a  wounded  Dragoon   leaning  against the wall, and half-way down  the hall lay another body, faoe down.  Without doubt this was tbe guard Fa*  gin had stationed there.   Duval paused  to help tbe wounded man, but Farrell  ���������and I moved on across tht dead guard  |to tht open   door   btyond.   Colonel  [Mortimer,    unablt   to   move,    was  [propped up on his pillow, ont hand  Igrasplng a pistol.   With shaking arm  [ht levelled it at us.  |   "Who are you?   Quick, now!" he  [quavered. "I've shot one, and I'm good  jfor more."  > 'Tou know me. Colonel,1* and Far*  irell stepped Inside. "I am 'Bull' Far*  jrell; this is Major Lawrence." Ht  [looked at us with dull ayes, bis band  {falling weakly.  "FarreU���������FarreU���������surely, the black-  smith. What Lawrence? Tbe���������tta of-  jfloer Clalrt knows?"  "Tes; he's a rough-looking object X  , admit, but there has been a fight  ;down below, sir, in which he had a  ahare. We've Just cleaned out Red Fa*  ���������gin's gang.   We came up here to teU  the good news to you and your daugh-  !*--���������������������������  Iter."  '   The Colonel's head sank back upon  [the mussed pillow.  "My daughter���������Claire���������sho is not  tare."  "Not here!" I cried, aroused by the  admission. "Did she not return to  :you?"   ���������  "No; they came for her to go down  ���������staire���������a tall man with a black beard,  land two others. They took her away  an hour ago, and I have seen nothing  'of her since. I���������heard the shots, the  .sound of fierce fighting, but could not  move from the bed. TeU me, Major,  twhat has become of my little girl?"  "I do not know," I confessed, gas*  ing about |n bewilderment. "8he came  up the stairs, I am sure. It was Just  as the fight began, and I bad scarce*  Jy a moment to observe anything before we were at it fiercely. She shot  Fagin down, and then ran."  "Shot Fagin!   Claire!"^'  "Tes; she was Justified. Had she  not acted so quickly I would have  done so myself. He was forcing her  into marriage."  "Into marriage! With whom!*'  "Captain Grant," I answered pan.  sionately. "it was a deliberate plot,  although he pretended to be Innocent,  and a helpless . prisoner. Later tbe  man fought with the outlaws against  us; after Jones was killed he even assumed Command."  - "He has been hand and glove with  tbose fellows from the first, Colonel,"  chimed in Farrell hoarsely. "I've  known It. and told Lawrence so a  month ago. I only hope he was killed  down below. But wbat can have become of Claire?" . -  "She never passed along here," insisted Mortimer, "for I haven't taken  ray eyes from that door."  "Then she is hiding somewhere in  tbose front rooms. Come on, Lawrence, and we'll search them."  We went out hurriedly, leaving tbo  woonded man lying helplessly on tbe  bed, and stepped-carelessly across the  dead sentinel lying ln the hallway.  The memory ot Peter recurred to me.  Ht was not the kind to desert bis mispress at such a time. Stopping Far-  ;rtll,M stepped back to inquire. Tbe  iColonel opened his eyes wearily at  [Sound of my voice.  "He is not here," ta explained slow,  ly. "Both Peter and Tonepah were  sent away to find a surgeon, and have  inot returned. We anticipated no danger here with Captain Grant present."  I ground my teeth savagely togeth*  ier, recalling the treachery of tht lat*  iter, bis Insults to Clalrt, bis decelv*  Ung of Eric, his steaUng of papers,  jhoplng thus to ruin his own Colonel,  'his alliance with Fagin, his selling of  British secrets. Here was a villain  (through and through and I hoped be  had already paid tbe penalty. If not,  1 vowed tbe man should never escape.  But the thought of the missing girl  came back, driving all else from my  'mind. She waa ln nont of those rooms  wt searched, nor did we discover the  slightest evidence of her having been  there. As I stood in tbe door of the  deserted music-room staring helplessly about, a sudden possibility occurred  to me. Ay! that must be tht truth,  tbt fun explanation of her vanishing.  She had come flying up the stairs,  frightened, desperate���������so far as she  knew, alone against Fagin's unscrupulous band. She had not returned to  her father, or escaped by way of the  haU. Where then could she have  gone? The secret staircase, down  which she had hurried me, and which  waa known only to herself, Eric and  Pater. I gripped Fan-ell's arm eagerly.  "Tou know this house weU���������did you  ever hear of secret passages ln it?"  "I have heard it whispered in gossip," be answered, "that such were  here ln the old Indian days.   Why?"  "Because it Is true.   The girl hid  me here trom  Grant    And  that is  where wt will find her.   The opening  ts there by tht false chimney, but I  (Cvntir.. 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K6 Fourteenth Avenue, But  t^   Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quebec 8t  Preaohinc Services���������11 a.m.    and    7:S>  p.m.. Sunday School at 3:30 p.m  Pastor, Rev. A. P.Beker. 6-14th Are., Eatt  CGNTRAL, BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel 8t.  dervtces���������Preachlns at 11 %m. and 7:9������  p.m.   Sunday School at z:Sv p.m.  Her. Geo. Welch. B. A. Pastor.  Uth Ave. W.  ��������� Mt. Pleasant Evangelistic Masting  Main St and Sixth Ave.  Sunday School and Bible Claas.....2:0^  Bible Address ...............t.....^..............Z'.Xb  Gospel Service ..:....'.���������.........:.....t:30  * A cordial invitation extended to all.  THOS. KINDLEYSIPES, Secy.,  4236 John St., So. Vancouver.  *JMK*OAir.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.   Broadway and Prince Edward ���������������  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a. in.  . Sunday School and Biblt clase at 3:.<  p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at������ a.a.  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C. occupation ��������� engineer,  Intend* to apply *or P������-fm,l1������_*l!.*������������?ttr*  chase the following described landa*  Commencing at a poat Pl"-ted two Mid  one-hair mllee north ot Herbert Point  and four mllee eaat of coaat. thentfe eaat  80 chalna. thence eouth 40 cbjine, th.nce  west 80 chains, thence north 40 chalna to  the point of commencement and contain-  ,���������g ,-0 acres, rnggw -|*;,OOTTON>  Dated Sept 11. 18U.  9MW9 AO*.  Tanooaver   Xaw*  gtta_o\ 9Un_rle*   of  TAKE noUcetnat William 8. Bawl-  lngs of Vancouver, B. C, occupation  park superintendent, intenda to apply  for permiasion to purchase the following described lands: ������...������.,.  Commencing at a poat planted three  and one-half miles east from Herbert  Point thence aouth 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of commencement and containing ������40 acrea.  more orleaa^^^ _   RAWLINQS.  Dated Sept 8, 1������13.  -_A_n> AO*.  Yaaoo-avev   &a*__   Pfart-ict,   IMstrlet   of  Coast, BaaC* 8.  TAKE notice that William T. Slnton  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation broker,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the folowing described lands:_  Commencing at a post planted three  and one-half miles east from Herbert  Point thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains to point of commencement and containing ������40 acres,  more.or less.    ^^^ T_ glNTON_  UOTP AC*.  Vancouver   SaaS   ������Urtrlct,   SMatrlst   of  Oeatt, -U__r* a.  Dated Sept  8. 1913.  TAKE notice that Arthur V. Hutchinson of Vancouver, B. C. occupation dentist Intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one and  one-half miles east of Herbert Point  thence east 80 chains thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres, more or  less.   ARTHUR V. HUTCHINSON.  Dated Aug. 29. 1918.  ***9 AC*.  Vaaoouver  Saa-I   -Hatrtot,   vUrtriot  tf  Ooaat, Sua** S.    _  TAKE notice that Harry J. Painter of  Vancouver, B. C occupation aseesors  commissioner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described landa:  Commencing at a post planted one and  one-half miles east of Herbert Point,  thence west 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence east 80 chalna, thence  north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres, more or  less.  HARRY J. PAINTER.  Dated Aug. 29, 191s.  .   fcA*n> AO*.  Taaooaver  Saae  Pitta-let,   ptatxle*.   of  Ooaat, aWafe 8.  TAKE notice that Arthur B. Cather of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation clerk. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence east 80 chains, -thence  south SO chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to the point ot  commencement and containing 640 acres,  more or less.  _.���������,���������  ARTHUR B. CATHER.  Dated Aug. 28, 1913.  _-A_n> AO*.  Vaaoonver   _������a*ad   Dltrtrlot,   -District   of  Ooast. BaMT* A  TAKE notice that Fred Howlett of  Vancouver, B. C occupation clerk. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence west 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres.  PRED HOWLETT.  Dated Aug. 29, 1913.  AC*.  Taaooaver   &aa4   BUt-rlet,   Ststrlet   of  Coast, luci A  TAKE notice that Charles H. Bonnor  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation secretary, Intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted one  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains to point of commencement and containing ���������40 acres,  more or less. __  CHARLES H. BONNOR.  Dated Aug- 28. 1913.  I-AWQ AO*.  Vancouver   _aa4^ *gs_i_>t,   ���������Wstrltt tf  TAKE notlcetLuHarry W. Nye of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation watchmaker, intends to apply for permiasion  to purchase the following deacrtbed  lands:  Commencing at a post planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and two  and one-half miles east of Coaat, thence  north 40 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence west 80  chains to point of commencement and  containing 820 acres, more or less.  HARRY W. NYE.  Dated Aug. 18, 1918.  &A*]> AO*.  Vaatoav-w   _aa4  Mttrttt,   SMttrle*  tf  Oottti Stect A  TAKE notice that Margaret T. Nye of  Vancouver. B. C, occupation housewife,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  ' Commencing at a post planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and one  mile east of Coast thence south 80  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 ehains  to point of commencement and containing 640 acres, more or less.  ��������� .     , MARGARET S. NYE.  Dated Aug. 12, 1813.      -  KA-TD AC*.  Tanooaver   ������an������   Mat-let,   BUta-let   of  Coast, Baa** S.  TAKE notice that Lewis Soul of Vancouver, B. c, occupation laun-fryman,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following aescribed lands:  Commencing at a post planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and one  mile east of coast thence north 80  chains, thence east 89 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 ehains  to point of commencement and containing 640 acres, more or less.  _ LEWIS  SOUL.  Dated Aug. 12, 1913.  &A3TB AO*.  Viaow*w   KanC   MsMet,   -Hs-trlo*   of  Coast, Banff* ft.  TAKE notice that Percy Soul of Vancouver, B. C, occupation engineer, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a pest planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and ona  mile east of Coast thence 80 chains  north, thence west 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence east St chains  to point of commencement and contain',  ing 640 acres, more or less.  PERCY SOUL.  Dated Aug. 18, 1918.  MS--3-2S.U-13  Okom w  '������XA(%yXyMxhMAwM'.  :^:^_f^W^^S?^  Friday, November 21,1913  v:v.i^c,>",:s"l>,S������-';-i''*'iii.tSi*_!?S5ii-''  Mi  " Wtiferr-r^  y$>  THE WESTERN CALjx  IS  Wide awake business men advertise their  business* Modern methods make it necessary. The people want the best bargains.  They examine the newspapers and go  where the best fcan be found. If goods  are of high quality and pirices right, let the  public know. To reach the buying public  there is no better medium than  \.;  2404-08 Westminster Ed.      MoneFairmo^  ONE DOLL-AR  ^s Subsci_#iori toitSe'.%;':.  articles by frot Ocllum, M.A., B* Sc. *ro4  other gifted ;jauraaK^  Send in Your Subscription foe. ay  I) x  x'x  Our Job Printing has reached large proportions and gives general satisfaction. One  trial assures and makes a steady customer,  JJave you tried us? If so, you know. If  not, try us on your next order.  Cards, Envelopes, Letterheads, Billheads  Dodgers, Circulars, Pamphlets, Menus  Receipts, Tickets, Programmes, Deeds  Circulars, Catalogues, Newspapers, etc.  Are a few of the things we print. Promptness and perfection are our aim aud we  hit the bull's eye with astonishing ease  and frequency.  Terminal City Press  2404-08 Westminster Rd.       Phone Fairmont 1140  Smth Vancouver  Mrs. Caffln received on Wednesday  afternoon and evening.        '���������      f  A boy arrived In the home of Mr.  and Mrs. McNeish, Knight and thirty*  first, on Friday.  On Monday a daughter waa horn to  Mr. and Mrs. I������art, 784 Thlrty-eiftth  avehue'west.        , "  Mr. F. Way, Fraaer street, hat returned from several days' vacation  up tht Squamish River.  . ���������   t   t ��������� e  Mr. and Mrs. Lout, 660 Seventeenth  avenue east, are receiving congratulations on,the arrival of fc bouncing baby  boy.  -..-,:   .7.; i  .   .   ��������� ��������� yy  Rail connection has been completed Between Kerrisdale, Point Grey  and Main street, 8outh Vancouver,  over the Wilson road line.  ' '    ' i    ���������     ���������    ��������� ;-t  X. jumble sale, undertaken by the  ladles of the Ruth Morton church, Is  being carried on during Wednesday,  Thursday and today on Fraser street  at Twenty-eighth avenue..  Mrs. H. J. Pike of Forty-first avenue  west, lost her purse containing 112 in  money last Saturday. She had been  travelling in a Davie, street car and  thinks it was lost there.  The Ladles' Aid pf the Mountain  View Methodist church will give an  anniversary supper this evening. Supper wiir be served from 6 to 8 o'clbck  followed by a choice literary arid mu*  sical program. Rev. Dr. Sipprell will  give an address.       , .",;:.  ',  .;'    ���������:���������'���������      ';     y '"S"  The little three months old daughter of Mr. J. Shepherd of 5669 Argyle  street, tiled of pneumonia on Sunday  and was buried oh Tuesday from the  Hamilton Undertaking Parlort to  Mountain View cemetery, Rev. Mr.  Boulton officiating. The mother and  child had Justv arrived from England  dri the" vreek previous.  '"Ax ���������'      '��������� ������������������:.  '" ��������� \x ������������������" 9:9 "V:"'���������������������������'  Ruth Morton Memorial Church, corner Twenty-seventh avenue and Priftce  Albert (one block east of Fraser).  The pastor. Rev. 3. Wlllard Litch, will  preach at both'services on Sunday.  The morning subject will be "What  Does Jesus Say?" and the. evening,  "Your Life." The services are the  continuation of an evangelistic series,  which have been continued during the  past week.  .What will probably bring to a close  the-, series of robberies perpetrated  through sections of South Vancouver, happened on Tuesday morning at  3 o'clock, wben Police Constable Anthony at the point of his revolver captured an alleged burglar In Isaac's  grocery store on Main street, near  Twenty-fifth avenue.  The man, who gave the. name of  John Carter of Calgary, Is alleged to  have bad in his possession at the time  of his arrest, a steel Jimmy with  which it is stated he had attempted  to gain entrance to four other stores  on Main street before, the constable  captured blm.  Constable Anthony had been watching the movements of the young man  for some time and when he entered!  Isaac's store the constable promptly  followed up and at the point of his  revolver effected an arrest Inside the  store.  The prisoner was brought before  Magistrate Johnson this morning and  was remanded for a week.  The morning anniversary service of  the Mountain View Methodist church  on Sunday, will be conducted by Rev.  Mr. Abbott of Queen street church,  New Westminster, and the evening  service will be ln charge of Rev. Dr.  Chown, general superintendent of tbe  Methodist church in Canada.  Rev. Walter Turnbull gave an address on "Missions," discussing chiefly  the question in India, to the Epworth  League at their missionary meeting on  Monday ^evening. A ladies' quartette  ���������Mrs. Fawcett, Mrs. Smith, Mrs.  Bresslier and Mrs. Street���������rendered  excellent music.  Next Monday night, under the auspices tf the Toung Men's Club of the  church, a very interesting evening's  entertainment will be given. Views of  Southern California, the best that can  be obtained, will be put on the icreen  and will be one of the featurea of the  evening.    ,  Old Aunt (despondently)���������WeU, I  shall not be a nuisance to yoa much  longer.  Nephew (reassuringly)���������Don't talk  like that, aunt; yah know you will.  CEDAR COTTAGE PRfcSBYTERlAN  CHURCH  Rev. J. O. Madill. Pastor.  8eTvkee-*-U a*m.. TJ0 p.m.  The pastor wU* pi-aaeh at both  vices. '���������  MT. PLBA8ANT trOOOB MO. It  Meats  tvtry  Tuttday  at  ���������. p.a_ ts  I.O.O.F. a*H,    WMtadasttr   Ave* Mt  Plaaaaat   Sotaratag krtthrea ssrilsltf  lavlttd tt attest.  l.C Pasts. M.O, an _-!__��������� mm 0  I. Ha-Mso. V.O. MS  Oarnejcie Free Library Branch Mo* 7  Is located in Gordon's Druf Stare. Cor  Main St. and 17thAvenue.  Cards fra*  the Main library honored here.  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICE  a.N*  The.' Fraser Valley Development  League, represented by Mr. Otway Wil*  kle, secretary, and Mr. William Gay,  of Lulu Island, met the South Vancouver Board ot Trade in conference  Friday night as to the best means of  settling the Fraser Valley. Mr. WUUe  said that during the short time of the  league; it had "been Instrumental in  bringing a good number of settlers  with capital into the valley, but If the  work was dropped he was afraid the  valley would be given the go-by by intending- settlers aad manufacturers; He  ssid there, were seventeen municipal!;  ties' interested in the Fraser Valley,  and he suggested tbat a monthly con-  contribution of from $10 to $16 from  each municipality would provide sufficient funds to carry on the work of  the league, whose headquarters were  the. Vancouver Progress Club. Numerous questions were asked oy members  of the South Vancouver board with the  Idea of finding out whether the work  of the league was not simply the  means of bringing about an.exchange  of property without Increasing the  number of settlers. Mr. Wilkle denied  that such was the result of the league's  work. Many of the. eld settlers, he  said had more land than they thought  they required," or more, than they could  work profitably, and they were willing  tb sell a portion of their cleared and  cultivated lands to settlers. The league  was established to bring these parties  together with a view of bringing into  the valley, more capital and more permanent residents who would settle on  the hind. The question of financial  support for ^ the. league was left over  till the next meeting of the Board of  Trade.  The question was raised at the conference whether a man could earn a  comfortable .living for himself and  family; on a small holding in the Fraser  Valley. Replying to the question, Mr.  William Gay, a Lulu laland settler  with twenty-two years experience on  the island; said hei was convinced that  any one *-ho took a five-acre holding  could make a comfortable living by  going in for small fruit culture.   He!. > Acompletattneof ,  bad done it himself, he aald, and hla j! \ Lj-wteums, Csi-ptt Squam, ttc. X  experience was that ������1000 en acre] ; gyp, *__������!__ ___������&*?* !____: T  could be made by growing goosebeMes   ; ^ tt WI������*r04gJ/w * *****  alone, a return which was as good asj| M  ��������� ^m__,     -       a  would be secured from twenty acres  ir. y'::yA^t 'xf^X&u  xxmmm  X!?yyy ,-:V -���������&$&&���������<$ >*  Ayyy$m&m  ;V;.7������':'r^fiCVitSBj**;  ^yyffy-yX+0,  ;V;7:;: ilSSlJK^S  AyxmsMxyi  mm  " I  -   1  i'n X.X;yXyyX{!$������m  "-i  ��������� -. ���������yyx^.yy.yAyyyk-  rwu&^M-;yyyy  ttjM  319 Peadsr St*. W.  VttCftjtt.>.C*  ���������*j  try Our Printing   ,  Quality Second to None  \'  ���������>H1'I HIIIIIH1HIII111 M !  devoted to bay or other crops. Mr.  I Gay said he knew of Chinamen wbo  were paying $66 an acre rent and were  making money in vegetable growing.  The only reason why white men could;  not do the same, be said was because j  they did not bring their produce direct 1  to the consumers as the Chinamen did.]  Mr. Gay spoke very favorably of the  scheme proposed by the Soutb Van-'/  couver Board of Trade to establish a  wholesale produce market in South  Vancouver, which he said would be  of great benefit'to' producers and consumers.  >  Soutb Vancouver Day at the Progress Club was utilized as an opportunity, by several prominent men of  the municipality to make more widely  known the past development and future, possibilities of this favorably situated portion of Greater Vancouver.  There were present South Vancouver Council, and its Board of.Trade,  as well as the harbor commissioners  fir the North Arm of tbe Fraser.  Reeve, Kerr, Councillor Wilbers and  Mr. H. B. A. Vogel were the principal  speakers. There was a good attendance of the representative men of  South Vancouver present.  In his address on public utilities,  Reeve Kerr said that South Vancouver council was unanimously in favor  of municipal ownership, which, he  said practically meant tbat public utilities would be owned by the people for  the people.. These utilities would include street car service, electric light,  gas, water, public wharfs,'telephones,  industrial sites and street paving machinery.  Referring to the public and economic advantages of civic ownership,  Reeve Kerr cited cases in Great Britain and other countries where the system had worked with highly satisfactory results.  He considered that the extent and  importance of the part played by Soutb  Vancouver in the fortunes of Greater  Vancouver were not fully realized.  The quiet and wonderful development  of this municipality even during the  late financial stringency had not been  excelled by any part of the peninsula.  He believed that by owning her own  industrial waterfront and industrial  sites, South Vancouver would greatly  encourage, industries to locate in the  place.  Mr. H. B. A. Vogel said that South  Vancouver had some ot the best industrial sites that were greatly required.  Councillor Wilbers spoke strongly in  favor of municipal ownership and referred to the public feeling.  i FURNITJJRE  STORE  aj34*UI������St.  ! Our stock ot Furniture {  is Large, Modern and I  to the tastes of |  {Chairs. Couches,  Mat- ]:  Bedsteads, etc : ;  M.B.OOWAN *  +������I M t,'������������'*.���������������-.< 1 * * ** * H I ���������> ������������f  .-:.3i  I  I  :::Am  0!&M������m  '���������AxyyyxxAX.  Phroooloo*  And Palmistry  mho. row*  (Formerly of Montreal)  OI999 Praotloal *MMom  On Business Adaptation, Health  and  Marriage.  806 Granville Street, Corner Robson  Hours: 10 a. m. to 9 p. m  ���������.i-'^MsdiM  oyp?!n  ENGHAVlNfc-  ETCH1NGS AND HALFTONES  ARE NOW BEING MADE IN  WESTERN CANADA BY THE  MOST SATISFACTORY PRO.  CESS KNOWN TO RC WORLD  -HE "ACID BLAST" PROCEW  MAKES YOUR ILLUSTRATIONS   UTERALLY TALK ������������������  *������������NL'f ACTURSO IN ������t-l(������N CAMA0A  By th[ClHAM0Di861i[n((:  ^ut   HOOP   WORLD   ttlOt  *WAWCO*--'v,M **      C  FOR SALE CARDS HERE  *. ^AJQ'W ls_������_S^^^PSM^^*?^^_5S^^_*pl?  _iW... _y*__������.%^_H^>*^  I* -_E-i  K  vM  P  p  ���������;ii  m  .-j-Jii  :i-.\-  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday,; November 21.1918  West Fancowver  :\  ;������������������' -l-y "^'yy^  Monday night's council appointed  the finance committee and mayor to  interview the banks and see what arrangement could be made for banking  the city's monies with a view to changing to a new house, Discussions aroBe  about the. agreement with the P. G. E.  R. regarding the "Y" at Chesterfield  avenue, because the signatures were  not affixed. On Tuesday morning a  wire was received from' Mr. D'Arcy  Tate saying the agreement would be  signed. The document was sent to  the mayor and the city clerk that  tbelr names might be affixed.  Four men. reported to be members   of   the   North Vancouver Club,  4*������were accosted by Constable Shannon  at 2 a.m. on Tuesday hear Victoria  Park, Lonsdale. As two of their number were inflamed with liquor, threats  were made to put the policeman in  the watering trough near at hand and  a man. by name of Morewood struck:  Shannon, who proceeded to hold him  down.   While in this position another  -of the'number climbed on Shannon's  back. The trial will, come off tomorrow, when the costable expects to be  able to prove which of the other three  assaulted**blm. Hoviiy, the other man  under the influence of spirit, was fined  17.50 and costs, $160.  ' ."'"'" ��������������������������� .'������������������������������������*. 'Ay  On Monday members of the council and police force with men and a  team of horses proceeded to tear down  the disputed culvert at 25th street,  put ln by the P. G. E. R. Co., and  which |s 3x3 feet, in place of 5x4 feet  which West Vancouver maintained  was necessary, against the assurance  of the company's engineer, and which  replaced, the wooden one of the mu*  nlcipallty, *x4 feet in size. Police  Tier arrested the company"s engineer,  Mr. Jeffreys, for obeti-nVtlng the way,  and was assaulted, by���������the engineer.  It appears the oonstskle jms wearing  plain clothes. At the preliminary  trial Jeffries waa remanded to a  higher.^ourt.  ��������� At the inquest held on Tuesday on  tbe boay ot Walter Batt, it waa stated  In tbe evidence tbat a request bad  come from the North Shore Iron  Works to the hardware firm of Johnston & Salisbury which resulted in  the firm calling up the Imperial Oil  Co. of Vancouver and ordering two  kegs of astral oil, a cheap grade of  coal oil, and by some error two kegs  of gasolene had been delivered .about  5 p.m. In the dark the distinction in  the labels had not been noticed. Nothing further was forthcoming aa to why  the fumes were not distinguished during the pouring of the oil on the fuel.  The Inquiry was adjourned for ten  days to permit the Injured Companions of the dead man to be present.  ��������� It will be remembered tbat young  Batt's death resulted ffom an explosion which occurred on Friday nigh*  at 8 p.m. at the mouth of Lynn Creek,  where the hulk of the old warship  "Egerie" was about to be fired. Enveloped in a blinding swirl of flame  that scorched black their faces and  hands the six.men employed by the  North Shore* Iron Works, who had the  job in hand to get rid of the. ship, owe  tbe tact that they were not incln r-  ated alive to one of their number, Mr.  Wm. Mellars, who, less stunned than  the less, beat out the flames from  their clothing and then, one by one,  conveyed them -over the side' tb the  launch. Walter Batt was 17 years of  age and resided with his parents on  the Esplanade.     X-yr'S-  The fire department were called out  at 2.15,a.m. on Monday to the M. P.  Cotton construction camp. The flre  was extinguished -with but slight  damage.'   .  ���������v..��������� ���������    ��������� .* *���������        "���������.������������������'"'���������  Owing, to the development of the  district an additional ward has, been  provided, which means also the. addition of another councillor. The wards  now number six.  **��������� ���������*, ��������� * y  ��������� ���������,-.���������  On the permission of tbe council,  the B. C. E. Co. have consented to ex*,  tend the Bayview exchange to include  the telephones at Strathcona Heights,  and which will eliminate tolls' and  place the residents on city rates.  i Old Aunt (despondently)���������Well, I  9jiall,not be a nuisance to you much  longer.   ��������� ,.  Nephew (reassuringly)���������Don't talk  like that, aunt; you know you will. .'-.  iM>M������MWMM____Mi  Enormous Increase  Subscribers to The Family Herald  and Weekly Star, of Montreal, are renewing earlier than ever this season.  The subscription receipta tor October  were over.8Q per cent ahead ot October, lsi2. The Family Herald grows  In popularity year after year. It ts  the big; dollars worth beyond doubt,  and deserves Its Immense circulation.  Any home that does not receive The  Family Herald should give it a trial  for 1913.  If ao, come and have a look through our large and complete stock of  perftef gems. You will be under no obligation to boy. We save you  money on Diamonds.  Geo. Q. Bigger  Jeweler and Diamond Merchant  143 Iwifen Street, W������ti Tiie florae of reflect Qliraofltis  Robes  Coats  We are showing a beautiful line of House  Coats in Wool, Silk and Velve^; also Dressing Robes in Wool.    All sizes from 34 to 48.  Prices of House Coats range from  $5.00 to $22.50  Dressing Robes from $7.00 to $25.00  These make handsome Christmas gifts for  Husband. Son or triend.  Call and inspect our stock. By paying a  deposit we will lay one aside for you for a  reasonable length of time.  Clubb J Stewart, Ltd.  Tel. Sey* 702  309-315 Hastings St. W.  the pulpit of the Presbyterian church  on Sunday evening. '  The Kerrisadle Political Equality  League met at the home of Mrs. P.  Day on Wednesday afternoon.  *    ���������    ��������� x  1 At the. thankoffering.meeting recently held in the Presbyterian church  a collection of over $200 was taken. '  -'-���������������������������' ���������y*y*.y  Mrs. M. Gordon and Mrs. W. Gordon received at the home of the former on Wednesday afternoon.  ..*������.*������,.  Mrs. A Large left on Saturday for  Moosejaw, where'she will spend several months with her daughter; Mrs.  Robertson.  ���������   *   ���������  Revision of the voters' list has been  begun. The list closes on the 15tb  of December. After this ratepayers  may have their names inscribed at the  court of revision. Every assessed  owner of land In the municipality of  not less than 9100 is entitled to have  his name Inserted on the voters' list,  but in the case of the holder of an  agreement for sale, he must sign a  declaration with the clerk or the as-, . .. %.    - ... ^  Is the last'*61" ������   Nurses, at Steveston will be  I heard again on the ,25th in aid of the  j Kerrisdale Presbyterian church.  -        *   ������   ���������  Mr. G. W. Clarke of Vancouver recently spent a day in Eburne bidding  (farewell to his many friends there,  He expects to leave shortly for New  Ontario; where he own a ranch.  ���������   *  The Eburne Minstrels, who recently gave a performance in aid of the  Richmond branch of the Victorian Or-  B. C. Electric Co.  For Everything Electrical,  Phone Sey. 5000,  Cor. Carrall and Hastings Sts. J  1138  Granville St.  Geo. G. Bigger    '..  Jeweller and Optician,  (i4_-Hasting6 St. W.  'The Home of Perfect Diamonds."  B. C. Telephone Co.  The  Telephone V Directory  ' is  240,000 times dally.   "  Phone Sey. 6070.  used  Bloomfield'a Caft  Best and oldest established Cafe In  Mount Pleasant.  2517 Main St. Near Broadway  Buffalo Grocery  "The Home of Quality,"  Commercial Drive and 14th Ave. *'  sesBor proving that   he  holder of the agreement to purchase  .   .  ��������� ��������� yf-  Before Justice McArthur the following cases came up: Panchelli Lyinge,  for discharging firearms on Sunday,  fined $20 and costs; Bert Warren, for  being drunk and incapable, on failing  to appear forfeited $5; Billy Matar,  drunk, etc., forfeited $10 pledge on nonappearance; A. Thompson, driving  team and vehicle after dark and without light, finctd $2.50; V. Bredno, leaving a horse unguarded and unfastened.  $2.50; J. M. Laugh-In, failing to stop  auto when street car stopped, $20;  Thomas Edmonson, drunk and Incapable, $2.50,-and John Stewart, drunk  and disorderly, forfeited    pledge for  $6.  t   t   ���������  At the last meeting of the West  Point Grey Improvement* Association  the scheme Initiated recently by the  Kerrisdale Ratepayers* Association of  beautifying the municipality was endorsed, and it was decided to co*  operate in requesting the municipal  council to set aside additional park  sites and ln establishing a system ot  boulevards planted with trees.  A letter was received from Mr.  Sperling, of the B. C. Electric Railway  Company, in reply to a request"fcronj  the association agreeing to egjiabltah  a half-hourly service from' l6 o'ciocj.  tlll midnight on tbe Sasamat street  line. "  The meeting endorsed tne principle  of Installing a municipal power an<f  gas plant, an estimate of tbe cost ot  which was submitted by Municipal  Clerk Heighway.  Eburnt  Dr. Blackwood has returned from a  hunting trip up North.    |  -���������*-���������.    .     9-  >';-\l       '\    V  Miss Barnes of Toronto ns visiting  her aunt, Mrs. White, at the Manse.  ' t-' t   ���������  Mr.  George  McDowell spent  weekend with friends at Coquitlam  9     ���������..   t  Rev. Mr. Patterson of Kerrisdale,  preached in the Presbyterian church  on Sunday evening.  . ���������  9 ,   t.   ���������  Mr. W. Higgtns, since Mb return  from a trip, is having an attack of  rheumatism.  ���������   ��������� ������������������������.  The "Queries" concert attrancted an  Interested audience ln the Kerrisdale  Hall recently.  Rev. Mr. White of Eburne, occupied  The Installation of the Robert Morris chapter of the Order of Eastern  Star, in affiliation with the Masonic  Lodge at Eburne, took .place in the  Odd Fellows' Hall on .Monday night.  The proceeding  with a banquet.  11 <%,  WW  consummated  Butler A Harris Meat Co.  Hastings Public Market,  60 Hastings St. East.  0 "   Calladint's  Groceries at money-saving prices.  2239 Commercial Dr.   Phone High. 277  Cleland A Oibblt Engraving Co. Ltd.  "Our Cute Talk."  3rd Floor World Bldg.  Clubb A Sttwart, Ltd.  For Best Quality Clothing,-  309-315 Hastings St. W.  Davits A 8aundtrs  General Contractors.  Phone Sey. 943.  55-66 Davis Chambers, 615 Hastings  Street W.  The Don.  Confectionery,  Phone Fair. 510. 2648 Main St.  The Anglican church of Eburne  gave a concert in Eburne in aid of  St. Peter's church, the receipts of  which were. $75. This choir gave another concert on Wednesday in Kalen-  berg hall. The Flrat Baptist church  choir will give an oratorio on Tuesday evening, 25th Inst., In the church,  also for the congregation of this burnt  church.  <-..,.,.*>��������� ,.y-  V  A resolution regarding the public  ownership of a municipal electric  Plant was drafted at the. recent meeting of the Kerrisdale Ratepayers' Association to be sent to the Board of  Trade, and tbe other ratepayers' associations after listening to the report  brought in by Mr. Allan and the communication dealing with the costs  from the municipal clerk, Mr. Heigh*  way; A letter was read from the mun-  lcijiai clerk stattog that the council  was fully in accord with tbelr idea of  beautifying the boulevards;  The telephone committee reported  that only 28 out of the total list of subscribers had sent in any statement regarding the matter of toll. Efforts,  however, will be continued to make  the elimination.  ��������� ���������    ������������������      9.  Chief of Police. Simpson has return-,  ed from bis three months' vacation,  which he spent in.tbe Old Country and  resumed bis duties on Thursday, having returned several days before the  expiration of bis holidays. The chief  took over* the police department some  four years ago and waa at that time  the whole force, a force which haa  since become one of the best in any  of the municipalities.  Mr. Simpson reports a moat enjoyable time, though be experienced bad  weather. In bis borne city of Glasgow  he was royally entertained by tbe police department, many officers ot  whicb he bad been acquainted with  before he left that country;  . Having toured Scotland, the Midlands and London, tbe chief returned  by way of the United States.  Mr. Perrin, real estate, reports two  Investment sales put through recently.  Dow, Fraser A Co., Ltd.  .      (A Trust Company).  Head, Office:   317-321 Cambie Street.  y'.'y   2313 Main Street.  Edward Clough  Real Estate, Insurance and Loans.  Phone Sey. 2882." 441 Homer St.  Frank Trimble  Rtalty  Co.  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers.  Phone Fair. 186.   2503 Westminster Rd  The Grandview Stationery  (J. W. Edmonds, Prop.)   .  Where it pays to deal,  1130 Commercial Drive.  Mount ���������Pleasant Li very-  Carriages at all hours day or night.  Corner Broadway & Main.  Phone Fair. 835.  . McCallum   A   Sone,   Ltd.  "The Hardware Men."  Pbone Fair. 215.   . 2415 Main St.  .Owen A Morrison  The Mount Pleasant Hardware.  Phone Fair. 447. 2337 Main St.  ��������� Pattre A Co. "���������  The Reliable Shoemakers,  2630 Main Sreet.  Pioneer. Market  For Choice Meats of all kinds.  Cor. Broadway ft Westminster Rd.  Phone Fair. 267.,  Stanley A Co.  Mount Pleaaant Decorators  Phone Fair. 998. 2317 Main St  Tiadall's Limited  For the Best Sporting Goods  618*620 Hastings St. W.  Toronto Furniture Store  M. H. Cowan, Prop. r  3334 Main St.    /  --..'  Western Canada P'owtr Co. Ltd..'  For Stave Lake Power.  Phone Sey. 4770. /  603-610  Carter-Cotton  Bldg.  Wttttrn Mathodia_JE.acof*dtr  $1.00���������Onelrear.  Manager, Methodist Recorder, P. ft Pr  Co., Ltd., Victoria, B. C.  A. Wismer  Jeweller and Optician.  Repairing a Specialty.  1483 Commercial Drive.  Mrs. Young  Phrenology and Palmistry ������  805 Granville St., cor Robson.  The  Grandview   Dry  Goods  and  Remnant Store  The Little Store with the Great  Bargains,  1431 Commercial Drive, Grandview.  The Irish Fusllisrs ^  of Canada.  In Process of Organisation.  I. W. Dowding, Capt and Adjutant  KamloopfVancouvtr Meat Co., Ltd.  Cor. Main A Powell Sts.  1849 Main St  Phone Sey. 6561    Phone Fair. 1814  w        Law tbt Druggist ."  Wants to see yon.  Lee Building. Broadway ft Main  Hastings Piiblle Market  Fish Dealers  We lead ln Quality. 60 Hastings St. E.  Johnson  The  Secret  Service Intelligence  Bureau,  319 Pender St. W.  8anltary Market  The Place that Treats Tou Right.  Phone Fairmont 421.  2513 Main,, near Broadway.  Vancouver Cut-Rats Fruit A Candy Co.  All Fruits in Season.  Phone Fairmont 688.  ;        2452 Main, Cor. Broadway.  South Shore Lumbar Co.  Any Kind of !*mber  Phone Fair. 164 I Front St.  jfie Western Call is Sow at the  325 Granville Street  Cor. Granville & Hastings (N.JS.)  Pender & Granville (N.W.)  Hastings & Seymour (S. W.)  "  mchards & Hastings (S.E.)  "  Pender ftflichards (S.W.)  ���������������  <i  Cor. Homer & flattings  (N.E.)  Cambie & Hastings (N.E.)  Hastings&Ck)lumbia(N.W.)  148 Hastings Street. West  Kain & Hastings  : (S.E.)  ������������  <<  ������<  ^ -,is_  es  <m www m mmw i ncTtr Tmp  We always have a complete supply of  these famous traps in all sizes and styles.,  Also 'W.M MTWB"  &"ST0p.Tt1ieF" traps  Rifles, Carbines ft Auto  matic Pistols  Every standard mske.  North Vancouver  TfcPAUS UHITCP  618-830 Hastings V. Voncouver,5C.  G. M. Davidson is building a nice  residence for himself on King's Road  East.  ��������� ���������   ���������  The two organisations for rthe  mayoralty campaign are very busy.  The candidates are Mayor Haines and  Ex-Alderman W. J. Irwin.  The P. G. E. R. Co. are completing  the trick from Chesterfield to Lonsdale avenues. The pile driving it  about finished. On D. L. 265 the company are erecting a building.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Leifur Leifson, recently a student of  the Central School, bas been awarded  the Goyernor-Generars medal for  -highest  standing    at    the  entrance  exams, at the completion of last year.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. George Kerr, of Windsor Road,  is slowly recovering from a serious  injury received while helping a neighbor put. up a fence. While busy at  this operation a log rolled on Mr.  Kerr, jamming him severely against  a stump.  ��������� ���������   ���������  A number of gentlemen���������Messrs. Albert S. Emerson, Thomas Prime,  Ernest H. -Jackson, Charles Elliott  and   Charlie   Harris���������have   returned  from a very enjoyable and fortunate  hunting excursion on the "WInnlfred,"  when they went 80 miles up the coast  and returned with twelve deer.  ��������� 9     ���������  Mr. George E. Stentlford, while  seeing off Baron Von Luttwiti, who  was embarking on a hunting trip, and  while carrying his rifle for him. In the  early morning, slipped on the icy sidewalk and fell on the rifle so aa to  break a rib and severely Injure himself. Mr. Stentlford, though not yet  well, waB able to be fixed up and resume his duties at the office early this  week.   The  accident happened some  12 days ago.  ��������� ���������   ���������  x  A house belonging    to    Mr. Cook,  | Twenty-first Street East, was totally  ! destroyed     by  fire  which    occurred  ] about 10    p.m.    Saturday.   The two  ���������adjoining   houses,   one   belonging  to  Mr. Cook and the other.to Mr. Scott,  also caught but were saved by the  city fire force.   The insurance on the  burned building amounted  to $2,700,  which nearly    equalled    the amount  lost.   The    buildings    were    withdut  telephones, but a call was sent ln from  the Banner Bakery in the same block.  The damage to    the    two adjoining  houses was slight.  Fish! Fisbl Fish! Hastings Public Market  Salt Fish  Salt Mackerel. 15c per lb.  Salt Herring:, 10c per lb.  Black Alaska Cod, 2 for 25c  Wo Lood In Quollty  Smoked Fish  Fresh Kippers.....10c per lb.  Finnan Haddie ...2 lbs. 25c  Kippered Salmon 15c lb.  BO Hootlngo C.  Local Mutton  : Legs, 25c per lb.  Loins, 22c per lb.   Front Quarters, 15clb. 1  Beef *  ; Fancy Rolled Roast Beef, 20c per lb.   Pot Roasts, 15c per lb. J  I BUTLER & HARRIS MEAT CO. j  Hastings St Public Market  ������������������-. i  60 HASTINGS STREET, EAST I  HIMII'tllHII l"i i i * !��������� H'l I It  J  S'\  _____

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