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 '^7  yy  Xfy  '���������'���������'^fe?S"''__?MK_  ������������������ "7&M-i  :V.;  iiftN  *i*r  v  ���������.i.:.V|>. .  ���������MvW:  VOLUME V.  p|������y:|^iiiiiiiii_liS^������  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the Weatern People  H. H. ^VVENS, M.P., Editor-in-chief.  Sfe  VANCOUVER. BKITMH C^UJMWA, DECEMBER 5. 1913  wri  t  ���������������������������s������^^������w^ww>sm^^^m������.v- i--.^^-���������r^.^:-^,:���������n.^v,.'���������,^^:i^  !H=_iBB_BB^^  ^.������S.   yfxy$0mM  Ay$$kM{$$\  ,1 vou til .��������� ��������� ���������-,������������������_.������������������ - ....^;,,;_._-���������.^    - . .��������� ���������������������������-~~---*^^  :; ^.tf^*^_-.@*?#_{^^l  ,.    ,   .  , ;��������� ��������� ���������AA^iy<;yyxxj.^'y������Xli  Canned Fish to be Inspected for Protection of Consumers���������Proposed Solotion of Oriental Problem  Citizens Await Action of Committee Re Second Narrows Bridge  GROWTH OF PUBLIC  WORK IN VANCOUVER  Steady bat Satisfactory Progress���������The Hindu  Problem  \t ,*'  (From the Newt Advertiser)  Mr. Stevens returned to Vancouver on Sunday  after a, month'a absence.  HiB visit to Ottawa was''.'  made in connection with the forwarding of puhlic  works and improvements in Vancouver.  Much is  now under way, as the following, will show:  "Tenders will not he called for..-the turning  basin in False Creek, because the Pacific Dredging Company are doing the rest of the dredging  in the creek and have the necessary equipment  there. The turning basin will be close to  the new seawall and its purpose ia to allow ships  going up the treek room to turn around in deep  water. About 725,000 cubic yards of material  .will have to be removed for the purpose.  "Plana for the new drill ball in the East End  have been approved with a few minor changes.  There was some delay in calling fer tenders for  the North Vancouver drill haU. This was caused  by a miaup in regard to jwrisd^UMi. The first  plans were cancelled, but the revWedI plane are  complete and accepted and tenders will be called  for immediately. ���������  "Col Hughes, the Minister of HWttn, hJf approved the ground plans for the proposed improvement ta fee. head of Coal Harbor as submitted hy the Perk Board and paeaed by Major  Carey.  "The detailed plans, which are mott voluminous, of the Amalgamated Engineering Comnany  for the construction of a drydock and ahipyards  on the North Shore, have been checked oyer by  the Minister of Public Works and hia chief engineer. -Certain changes are being made in the  plans-at the request of the Minister.  uThe whole project will cost over $6,QOD,000  and work will be started before spring. Strong  financial interests are behind the enterprise.  "Tenders for the new detention shed will be all  in this week and tfcat work also will he started  shortly."  Piscussing the Hindu immigration problem  with The Province, Mr. H. H* Stevens,  M.P*, said he strongly favored the imposition of  an educational test on all applicants from India  seeking adiwation to this country, as a means of  solving the complicated difficulty, which now  confronted the immigration authorities consequent on the recent ruling of Chief Justice  Hunter.  He believed tbat all the present trouble could  be obviated in future hy the. exercise of the clause  in the Immigration Act which oppowers the refusal of any applicant - for admission on the  ground of unsuitability from a climatic, social or  industrial point of view.-  Turning to the hygienic aspect of the case, Mr.  Stevens referred to the fact that recent investigations instituted by the United States health  bureau had disclosed that the majority of Asiatics  ������������������Chinese, Japanese and Hindus���������were either  affected or susceptible to a certain chronic disease, which while resembling tuberculosis, differed in many respects from that dread scourge.  "A peculiar feature of the insidious disease,"  he continued, "is that nearly every Oriental even  if not actually affected has a tendency to act as  a 'carrier' and thus the danger of transmission is  greatly accentuated. The deductions made by the  U. S. health scientists show that the introduction  of men afflicted with a chronic ailment of this  nature .tends to deteriorate the white races with  whom they associate in the same way as the  negroes in the southern states who brought the  hook worm into that country lowered the standard of vitality among the occidentals there., In/  view of this menance, from an hygienic standpoint, I urge the Dominion to augment the present health regulations and make them much more  rigorous. I feel confident that this will aid materially in the solution of the Oriental immigra-  * tion problem.  "I have no doubt that the Dominion authorities  are now aroused to a keen sense of the importance of the'recent change made by the adverse  ruling of Chief Justice Hunter regarding the  powers of immigration officials under the orders  in council passed at Ottawa, and will take up and  grapple with the issue without delay and arrive  at a satisfactory solution of the whole involved  problem..  Inspection of Canned Fish  Dominion Regulations To Protect Consunkers-r-Fish To Be Inspected At Canneries  The Marine and Fisheries Department at Ottawa is determined that the consumers shall be protected, and the following regulations are to be enforced in all  canneries and fish packing establishments:  "Sections 12 and 13 of this Act read as follows:  ������ .������<-  ��������� 12. All articles prepared for food in any: establishment and packed in cans.  or similar receptacles, or in any package whatever, shall be subject to inspection during the whole course of preparation and packing; and aU such packages shall he  marked with,��������� *_ .  (a) the initials of the Christian names, the full surname, and the address,  or, in therejtse Of a firm or corporation, the firm pr corporate name and  address, of the packer or of the first dealer obtaining them direct from  the packer, who sells or off ers the said articles for sale; and such dealer  shall, upon the request of an inspector appointed under this Act, disclose  the name of the pa-eker of sucfc article;  .    (b) a true and correct description of the contents of the package:  Provided, however, tbat if it be established to tbe satisfaction of tbe Governor  in Council tbat sucb working would injur* tfee sale of any of said articles in foreign  markets or in tba market* of thl Uiq^^Tipjsnyhe may wrapt sudi articles  from the provisions of tbis section. ( (   v,ru  IZ. All fish, fruit, or vegetables used in any est^Usbment wfcere these articles  are prepared for export, shall be sound, wholesome, ahd fit for food; ant* any sucb  articles or products thereof found in tbe said establishment unsound or unwholesome sball be confiscated and destroyed *s provided by tbe regulations."  Second Narrows Prldge  The bridge Company is still waiting for something to turn up before attacking this important project. Why wait? The Company bas subscribed $1,500,000  by the Municipalities, the provincial Government a tbe Dominion Government.  They have a borrowing power of $750,000, being quite enough to make up the full  cost ofthe bridge,  It is contended that these bonds are not saleable. This is not so, because tbey  form a first charge against the bridge and tbe interest on these bonds will be a first  charge. The revenue will be quite sufficient to meet this charge from the opening  of the bridge. ' <  Again, it is contended by the ultra-cautious element that the financial market  is bad at present. That is true, but is it necessary to market the bonds now? It  will be some time before there will be any demand for funds and the municipalities can .issue sufficient to keep work going for a year with but slight loss. Why not  proceed? Why not call for tenders and let the*contract. The means of financing  are clear and sure. No large amount will be required for over a year and by then  the market will improve. Some have suggested that only a railway bridge is needed. What! No vehicular traffic, no pedestrian traffic, no tram car traffic���������are We  going to stand for that after all these years of fair promises?  If any alterations are allowed in the plans, it will mean that the whole project  will have to be re-submitted to the Dominion Government and new approval secured, which is an endless procedure. \'.;... -    '  We want action NOW.  Strong anti-Oriental resolutions, were adopted by the Grandview Ratepayers'  Association at their meeting last night   (Too late to insert, see Dailies).  "With reference to the freight rates better results could be obtained if the representatives of  the provinces and business interests of the country who are pressing their cause for a reduction  were to confine their arguments to specific commodities. The rates on flour, wheat, lumber, coal,  cement, shingles, heavy hardware and other similar merchantable goods and products should he  probed in order to arrive at some satisfactory  remedy."  The fact that there is a general disposition to  "knock" Vancouver in Eastern Canada was alluded to with much indignation by Mr. Stevens.  He said he attributed the captions criticism to  "communal jealousy," and expressed the emphatic opinion that from observations made while  he was in the East, conditions in this part of the  country compare favorably with those obtaining  in the other sections.  HOW DOMINION GOVERNMENT A1D5 5ETTLEB  Oo^y'^A^m  wK- -X: 'j-i '-,';?���������rtotfirSS _  -*���������>; yy^AmysS/M  ���������-���������:��������������������������� v .-;-.������������������''-;vyis.^-'t'-aC-A*,'^  fc_*V*.-';0S>mi';i  ���������J'-VS.f.l  .\'-:y\ii'---i2s&-fi  yyi^xyc^yy^  *, .;���������"������.>. ���������:������!���������',': '.7-1=   .;'<f  ��������� '*.y^r. ��������� ���������^���������'������������������y,'--.. m  xsyym  yy:' ;���������-/. I  M" "  A homesteader, taking up land near Dominion  Forest Reserves in the West may obtain a firea'per* ,  mit from the local'Forest Officer to cut &VW0  lineal feet of building timber, 400 roof |^ii,;J������:S|if  fenee posts, 2,000 fcmce rails ai_d 25 oorda of ftne  wood.   If then or subsequently he ahould  wzvm  more wood for a^-pui_^,-;tie;te^obt������toyal(p������^^  mit to cut siwh on these reserves at a very a___H    ,  cost.   In 1912,1,619 of these permita were Tta^ii^irU^  out in Manitoba, 8aakatchewan and All>erta, and      V     I  815,943 lineal feet ,of building loam. 110 IM MdfxMmlmm  poles, 166,530 fence nBk%:-ltt&tl9mt$iOW  *,335 board feet.-of - lima^r:.-uid51^^8811 ;-Wi|fc*|fc|^^^i  .fuel were thus obtained by needy '9ii0^4*M,:Ul^J^^^^  ::than:$4,000v ���������.���������,������������������.��������� ,���������; v,v; rXX;A ��������� .:.- xy'A^;^W^^^M  ��������� xx^#������spi *fl  ''_���������___-��������� !:t&y  m  M^m_WTEA-HON BY DOimnOII AUCTQtE.  - ..���������...'-'      ';>',..-������������������, ya\*\vM^*\mmO���������'- : *��������� X--'-: -��������� ^iArv.vXi*.;i,*:���������.;j->>-*'-���������;&���������*?'  Over twelve thousand letters ha ve already beiMi    -M k. ^  received this yoar at the r^iiunkm Gov  and almost two  distributed for piannsg on  Saakaf^" '  this  ^Wy&ySSm  ery h������ i^centiy b������3en eatabllsl^ neat  Nine inspector snpervi������B theae'pttrfrte  tationf,     '  and  free  nt C____i___k'_i_-  yy.  'X':-W-"w-  XAyy-m  v*������v W *9*T V* **9*} .��������� aaam*ja,*taa),. ^mf***}aa^aaaaaaa).  ^,    . ii}fa99M$Mww^       ,  ^'?'^y'y\^.'^AX''*-^f^T^  In Hamilton, according to the eity engineer;  creowted wood block paving hM beoome so popular that some residential streets hare jjetitkmed  for it on account of its quietness. The oost of  auoh paving, including a concrete foundation of  at least six inches thick, rims from $2.75 to |84������  per square yard* In Boston, almost 72,000 aauare  yards of this paving have now been laid, for it  has been found to last as long ae twelve years with  absolutely no cost for repairs.  WOOP ro* AI* BfPWWJw  Ontario Orowi AU Unt IHfht of tht TWrty-fowr  Practically all industries are more or less "dependent on wood. In Ontario alone, exclusive of  the manufacturers of rough lumber, over thirty-  eight industries, represented by 1,200 different  firms, supplied the statistics recently compiled  and published by the Forestry Branch, Ottawa, in  a bulletin entitled, ''The Wood-Using Industries  of Ontario." These firms in 1912 purchased W7,-  456,000 feet, board measure, of rough lumber*  valued at $19,161,384, which, when manufactured  into several hundred finished products, ringing  from handles to hearses, represent a turning over  of several times this amount of capital.  British Columbia has a distinct advantage in  this regard and this should be drawn to the attention of manufacturers throughout Canada.  The many friends and admirers of Alderman  Frank Trimble will be delighted to hear that he  will be a candidate again for Aldermanic honors  in Ward VIII. He has proven himself capable  and trustworthy during his three years of service.  Success to him!  SCHOOL TEUSTKE  One of Vancouver's oldest and most respected  merchants is a possible candidate for school true-  tee, Mr. Fred Welsh of the London Grocery.  While an old citizen, Mr. Welsh is still a young  man, and will make an excellent trustee.  NOTICE  Tou are invited to write us freely on any or  every matter that affects public interests. Observe the following rules:���������  Send copy early in the week to insure its immediate appearance.  Sign your name, not necessarily for publication, but for assurance of good faith.  Write legibly. We cannot decipher hieroglyphics.  Be patient Don't expect every article to appear at once.   It may be impossible.  Address all communications {o Western Gall  Editor, 2404-2408 Westminster^ Road, Vancouver, B.C. THE WESTERN GALL.  Friday. December 5.1918 *_������  Grandview  In St. Savior's church on Friday  evening last Mr. Arthur Raff erty was  married to Miss Nellie Goldsby.  .������������������������������������  Mrs. Halary, of Third avenue, is  making good progress in the general  hospital after a serious operation.  ��������� ���������   ���������     .  Mrs. Burton and Mrs. A. Letcher  recently entertained the Ladies' Aid  of the Grandview Methodist church  at the home of the former, 1962  Gravely street.    The programme  of  the afternoon was most enjoyable.  ��������� ���������   .  On Sunday, December 7th, at 4 p.  m. the first of a series of men's meetings will be conducted by Archdeacon Heathcote in St. Saviour's  church. These meetings are undenominational and residents of Grand-  view are invited.  ��������� ���������   ���������  A special meeting of the W. M. S.  of the Grandview Methodist church  was held at the home of. Mrs. M'avity,  Venables street, on the afternoon of  November 27 in order to make progress with the new quilts which are  being sent to the Crosby Girls'  Home.  Oranc|vlew Methodist Church  Paster���������Rev. F. G. Lett  8unday Servicee:���������  Preaohini 11 a.m. and   7.30   e.m.;  Sunday School, 2J39 pjn.  '-**'. '   v- ���������.���������'������������������  Epwerth Leaiue���������Monday S p.n..  Prayer Me-rtlng���������Wsdneedey I n.m.  ���������Tha young people Invite everybody  to their Leaf ue meetings, and suggest  regular attendance at all eervleee ef  the Church.  "��������� "���������  '���������  ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH.  (Anglican.)  Corner of First Avenue East and  Senjlin Drive, Grandview.  Rev.   Harold   St.   George   Buttrum,  B. A. B. D., Rector.  Residence, the Rectory, 2023 First  Avenue East.  SUNDAY SERVICES ���������Morning  prayer and Holy Communion the first  and third Sundays of the month at 11  a. tn.; morning prayer every Sunday  at 11 a. m.; Holy Communion 2nd and  4th Sundays at 8 a. m.; evening  prayer every Sunday at 7:30'p. m.  All heartily welcome.  Collingwood and Central Park  Tie Grandview Dry Goods and Remnant Store  1431 Commercial Drive, Grandview  Ne-f t door to Swindell Bros.  The Little Store with the Great Bargains  Ladies' Cashmere Hose, Llama quality 35c per pair  Best English Flanelettes, from : 10c .per yard  Silk Hair Ribbons, one price only 10c per yard  Remnants of Velvets, Silks, Serges, Tweeds, etc., all clearing out  much below the ordinary prices.  . A visit to this store will amply repay you.  >*. ��������������� .g.-fi <��������� ���������!��������� ���������!> ��������� ��������������� ��������� <!������������������������!���������������.t-t'-^'S-t- ���������!��������� -t- 4- -t- ���������!������������������������������������������ <��������� ^'99*t*V9*F9*>*f99*f99*f^***i*f**t*f'l������L  I',/  ! MACDONALD MARPOLE COMPANY f  THE OLD RELIABLE COAL DEALERS  ,   '   Bave now on hand an ample supply of the genuine  WELLINGTON  AND COMOX  All orders promptly *Ued*  No increase in Prices  ������;   Try our Nat Coat for cooking purposes.  9*)*il9t*)*>*>M*i*>>W*>W*'i<M"**i< ���������|l"l"l"liil'������'l"l"l"l,lt"l"l">ll"l"l"l"l"l"l"l>'tiil"l"ll  COAL  ma*  XMAS aiFTS  Which are useful end appreciated*  SKATES (|ce or Holler)  STRIKING BAGS, 30XING  GliOVJJS  SANPOW PEVE-WEJtS wi4  otlier popular Exercisers  Fine pocket or Table Cutlery      '  Oar stock affords yoo a very wide  selection of the BEST goods made.  615-620 Hosting wT yUiiaiiivcr.l^C  fttttM>Mlttttttt.^tMMttttttmMt.ttttt������ll-)MI������������l  Phone Seymour 043  Pavies & Senders  General Contractors  :  55-60 PAVIS CHArtWRS  615 HASTINGS ST* W*  ���������������������������+*. HUH I I ' in ������������������������">   ������* *4 >|������ 11 *** |������ M >, 11 n 11 M  Use Stave Uke Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ���������more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  Western Canada Power Company,  . LIMITED  :  Pine. Jejiwr 4771      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg. ::  P. O. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  S������+4Min|i������.M"M"l-*- |. ���������!��������� 4-1 I IU Hll.tHH llilll Ml ���������!���������>! l*V**> ******  Collingwood  Mr.  and Mrs.  Alex.. Cruickshanks  of Matsqui, B. G, have been visiting  Mrs. Bell at-the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. Pringle. >.  ��������� ���������   ��������� ,   '������������������  The Women's Association of Knox  church will hold a sale of home made  candies and cooking as well as fancy  goods on December 5th in the church.  '���������������������������>'��������� .  Under the auspices of Ladies' societies of the churches and the Woman's Institute of Central Park, a  mother's meeting will be held on December 16th in Carleton hall.  ��������� ������������������ ���������   s  The Women's Musical Ciub of  Vancouver * are arranging to give a  high class concert at the Collingwood  Institute during the month' of March.  ��������� ���������'   ���������  About eighty were present at the  Young People's bi-ennial social on  Friday evening, dancing was in-  tersperced with games, songs, etc.,  and a very enjoyable evening was  spent.  :���������*.   ���������   ���������  Knox Church Services: - Sunday  School. 10:30; regular service, 11:30  a. m.; Bible class, 3 p. m.; regular  service, 7:30 p.,m.;. Guild, Monday at  8 p. m.; prayer meeting, Wednesday  8'p. m.  ..���������:.������������������'/:. ���������   '��������� .   ���������. 'my '".y- ".  M. A. MacDonald, president of the  Liberal Association of British Columbia, will speak on Foreign Immi  gration in the Knox church on the  evening of December 12th. The lecture will be under the'auspices ofthe  Young People's .Guild..  ... ���������     %������������������ ������������������ .'��������� .*.; ��������������������������� ' :! '��������� X  Mr.yQrreU, of Collingwood East,  has presented the Collingwood Library with' a large parcel of popular  magazines. Among several "books  lately added to, the Library is a copy  of the history of Toronto General  hospital, which was presented by the  author, Dt. Clarke.  ��������� ���������   * .  Mrs. Dr. Findlater.' who has taken  a great interest in the new Knox  church' building, attended the service  on -the 22nd inst. Mrs. Findlater is  an invalid, and his been confined to  the house for six years, out, aided by  friends, she wss able to visit the  church and hear her pastor, Rev. Mr.  Before he left, Mr. Martin remarked  that the ��������� Collingwood Institute was  the most pleasant place'he had ever  spoken at in the whole of British  Columbia.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Mr. J. Francis Bursill is making a  special appeal for funds for an interesting object. There has lately come  to Collingwood from the Old Country a gentleman, who is an expert  bell ringer, and who is a thorough  master of church bell ringing and  hand bell ringing, and has trained a  number of boys and young men in  campanology. Collingwood has a.  number of youths to' whom hand  bell ringing would be a delightful  recreation, and if the money can be  raised for the bells (about $50), the  Collingwood hand bell ringers will  be put into training by Mr. Griffiths.  Donations will be received at the  Collingwood Library for this purpose. They may be marked "Bell  Fund."  Pringle. preach for the first ttafrl^^^^ ^the cx���������ibh.   Ninety  At the recent session of the Business Men's Association attention was  drawn to the very bad condition of  Vaness* avenue. Mr. Pringle said  that the .municipality had quite a  quantity of crushed rock lying idle  and that opportunity should be taken  to spread it on this road and improve  the   condition   of   the   surface   for  traffic. -  .'  .''.*������������������ ������.������������������. .  ���������     ':-' -������������������'  At the Business. Men's Association  it was pointed out that many men  are: out of employment throughout  the municipality, and it is anticipated  that there may be considerable distress. The members of the association present formed themselves into  a committee to meet again and arrange for som.e organization to cope  with this condition of affairs during  the winter. ������������������'������������������������������������';-  . ��������� . *   ���������  Hon. Joseph Martin, member of  the British House of Commons, gave  an interesting address on Imperialism iii the Collingwood Institute recently, and Mr. J. W., Weart, ex-  Reeve of Burnaby! read extracts from  an essay he has prepared on the political history of Canada. A good  musical programme was contributed.  Central Park  Mr. Charles Glen has been ill with  la grippe.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Mrs.   W.   Kirkland   is   recovering  from an attack of la grippe.  -...������������������'  Sales for speculation, which consisted of two lots lying along the  B. C. E. R. line near the station, were  put through on Saturday by Oben &  Jackson.  What is the largest and best show  in point of numbers and quality of  birds which ever occurred in British  Columbia took place at the Exhibition of the Central Park Poultry Cooperative Association, which wes  held in the Agriculture building in  Central Park during Wednesday,  Thursday, Friday and. Saturday of  last week. ^ " V  There were oyer,two thousand en.  tries from the biggest and best breeders. The series were from the dis  trict and various' places throughout  the province as well as a' number  from Seattle and other points of  Washington.. .' The largest . classes  Were White Wyandottes,' Rhode Island Reds, Single Comb White Leghorns, Single Comb Black Minorcas  and White Orpingtons,   There were  five entries were put in by the Sur  prise Poultry yard. Mr. J. A. and  Mrs. M* B. Smith showed Barred  Rocks;* which quality they have exhibited'for IS years. Mr. B. Emery  and Mrs. M. B. Smith hed in the  show some beautiful dressed fowl and  eggs  Six judges were present, including  Mr. J. R. Terry, Government Poultry  Instructor for dressed- poultry, utility' pens, eggs and water fowl, and  Mr. J. H Chalmers, Of Hazelton; Mr*  Elmer Dixon, Oregon City, Ore.; Mr*  C. H. Burnett, Jr., Seattle, Wash.;  Mr; T. J. Blackadder, Vancouver, and  Mr. Hardynan, Vancouver, representing the awarders for the . general  poultry.  For the benefit of the organization,  Mrs. M. B. Smith donated four cushions, one center piece, a pen of White  Leghorns and a pen of bantams,  seven prizes, in all, which were  awarded to the first seven names  drawn, which tickets were sold .for  25 cents. These were drawn for on  Saturday evening, and the prizes fell  lo the following: Messrs. E. B. Cale,  W. Wilson, W. J. kleamer.'Mrs. Lorn, s, Capt. Fisher. M. A. A. Brook-  house and another, who was absent  Cedar Cottage  Miss M. Crowe, who lately removed  to the hospital, suffering with appendicitis.  ���������J.     9     9  The Ladies' Aid of the Robson  Memorial church will hold a sale of  their work on Thursday, December  llth.  ���������������������������   - y.'.'-.m-.m-  '  Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Warren, who  formerly resided on Maxwell street,  have moved to the 1600 block, Vaness  avenue. A'  Mrs. Rummels, of Grandview, and  mother of Mrs. J. Jackson, has recently undergone an operation in the  hospital.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. and Mrs. R. Castels and family  have moved from Commercial drive  and taken up their residence in  Mount Pleasant.  ��������� ���������   ���������  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church hold their annual rummage sale of things new and old on  Tuesday, December 9th.  ��������� ���������   ��������� '.  Mrs. W. H. Tait left this week for  a several months' trip to the East.  En route she will visit her brother in  Medicine-Hat and he% two sisters in  Ontario.  Money to the value of about $15  remained in the coffers of the W. C.  T. U. after it's birthday party on  Friday evening; and when the expenses of the day were settled.  -Mr. Terry conducted the service in  the Robson Memorial church Sabbath  morning and Rev. Mr. Stillman, secretary of the Provincial conference,  preached in the evening.  ���������   ���������"���������.���������'  ' 'The funeral of late Mrs. John Gem-  mel took place, on Friday from  Greene & Merkley's parlors. Rev.  Mr. Beattie, in the' absence of Pastor  Madill, conducted the service.  A number of friends made a surprise visit at the home of F. W. Jare,  Twenty-eighth avenue on November  26. The evening passed pleasantly  with games, music and other enter  tainment.  The entertainment given by the  C. E. of the Presbyterian church recently for memers of the Rescue Mission in the city was a fine success.  Rev. Mr. Beatie, of Vancouver, who  made an address and the young people's programme for the evening furnished delightful diversion.  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Carrall and  '    Hastings St*.  Phone  Seymour 5000  1138 Oranvllle 5t  Near Davie St.  ������������������������-. ninmnnimiii'1 * i*   i������ m _ t-i-1111ummti������*���������*+** tee$_*.A*.  Friday, December 5.1913  TM WHKEPEN CALL  *r.  MANAGEMENT OF TURKEYS  By X* R* Terry, Chief Poultry Inspector.  among turkeys in practically all  parts of the world, and, owing to its  insidiousness, is almost impossible to  contend with successfully.  , Although generally somewhat more  ���������difficult to rear than common poultry, turkey raising, under favorable  circumsstances, has proved to be a  very remunerative occupation, especially in those parts of the Province  where considerable insect life a-  bounds, climatic conditions are suitable, and plenty of acreage is available.  BREEDS  Of the several .breeds���������Bronze,  White, Buff, Narragansett, etc���������the  first two are most popular and profitable varieties. They are also the  largest. The standard Weights of  Bronze are: For torn, 331b.;* hen,  201b.; young torn, 25lb.; pullet, 161b.  Individual turkeys, have been produced weighing over 451b. This,  however, is an abnormal weight, and  such specimens -i are generally too  large for breeding purposes.  LOCATION   AND   EQUIPMENT  Although  turkeys  have  been  and  atfd are, being profitably reared in  ano-ic climates, yet localities ' where  the rainfall is slight, such as the  Okanagan Valley, Similkameen, East  and West Kootenay, northern British Columbia,, along the Skeena river,  Nechako, ^ulkley Valley, and the  Boundary, are more favorable sites  for successful turkey raising. In the  above mentioned districts large quantities of grasshoppers, etc., are present, and natrally provide a great deal  ofthe turkey's sustenance. V  Very little equipment is needed by  those engaging in this branch of poultry work For mature stock, 'a  cheaply constructed, open fronted  -shed Js all'that is required. When  turkeys roost in trees or on buildings,  in locations where no vermin, such  as coons, lynx, or large owls,.are.  present, it is a good plan tc e&cour-  ago this course, except in exceptionally severe -weather. - A wire corral  placed around outdoor roosting quarters is excellent protection from coyotes.  AyA^ ���������;B:?^|lMMS?"; ,;^',; %  ���������  "Biacteh^^  era, enteritis, and roup are among tha  worst enemies the turkey breeder  has to contend with. He cannot be  too careful in selecting and purchasing breeding stock. If possible, all  stock should be bought oh approval,  a month being none too long. The  first  mentioned - disease   is   found  Turkeys of all ages are liable to  infection, and, as before mentioned,  the quarters of common fowls, or  soil which'has ben overrun by them  for any length of time, make very  prolific breeding quarters for this, disease. Many so-called cures for black  head have been exploited, but, so  far, have been successful only in part  The disease generally is too far advanced to give the breeder a fighting  chance to save the victim. It is.extremely doubtful whether any stock  once infected with this disease should  be kept. The bowels and'liver are  the parts most generally affected. In  all cases this accompanied by a discharge of yellowish green diarrhoea,  and' a marked thirst is noticeable.  All sick fowls should be immediately  killed and burned, the quarters  cleaned and disinfected, the v droppings burned, and yards limed and  turned over.  The same procedure should take  place should tuberculosis, enteritis,  or cholera appear amongst the flock.  In all of these contagious diseases  the yellowish or greenish, diarrhoea  and thirst are. present. Roup more  often attacks birds that are neglected,  allowed to roam amongst their o-#n  or- common, fowl manure, and/ those  that" are kept in draughty and 'damp,  dark quarters. Birds suffering with  tbis disease have the same symptoms  shown by human beings when suffering from severe colds. Fever is present, the nostrils exude a slimy pus,  and oftentimes' the eyes are closed  by a cheesy growth or canker, or,  strictly speaking,' diphtheritic roup.  The birds generally appear listless  and huddle in corners. Infested birds  should be instantly quarantined in  dry, light quarters, and immediately  doctored. A dose of Epsom salts  should be first administered, about a  teaspoonful being* the right quantity  per biro. .Quinine 'capiu-dW jo^  size given every two or; .tlire* ������lays  -are veiy helpful- The *w>strils should  be pressed, and all matter removed  with a rag. which: should be burned.  A solution of permanganate of potash, some patent disinfectant, or Setter's antisceptic tablets should then  be injected up each nostril. All sick  birds should be. fe;d jon; abfjfc' .jsret'.  mash only. The drinking water of all  the birds should be dwinfected with  permanganate* of potash regularly at"  a first-class preventitive.  MATING AND BREEDING.  Quite a number of successful breeders mate young toms to fully matured young females, but it is much  safer for beginners to mate young  toms or toms to two-year-old females.  The number of females to mate depends on the male bird. From five  to ten females is the general rule.  Where/ however, it is not the intention of the owner to keep males, the  females may be placed with neighbor's  male for a few days during the breeding season. This practice should not  be encouraged, however, on account  of infection by the scourge "blackhead."  Yearling hens will lay more eggs  than older,hens, but the latter eggs  hatch stronger. and' more vigorous  poults. Hens, generally, are profitable up to four years of age. Toms  of this age, generally, are cross audi  dangerous to children; Hens from  18 to 20 lb. lay more fertile eggs and  make better mothers than larger hens.  See that, breeding stock are not too  fat    / '"���������  Breeding-pens should be allowed  as much range as possible 'and free  access "to pasturage, or, where this  is not available, green food should  be provided1 -regularly. Medium-  sized flocks," hot exceeding fifty birds,  seem to be most profitable.      -  The females should be watched  whea out/on range, so as to discover  their nests. Unless it is desired that  the turkey-hen be allowed to hatch  her eggs, it is advisable to remove  all eggs from the nest regularly, care  being taken, however, to leave a nest-  egg. When there-is danger from  vermin eating the eggs, the hens  should be encouraged to nest near  their shelter,' or in some protected  spot near by. VVhen eggs are given  to a common broody hen to hatch-  si plan which has its advantages, in-  sfsihuch:, as the turkey, hen will generally lay a second clutch of eggs���������*  not more than from six to eight eggs  should be given; the number, of  course, depending oh the size of the  hen. Turkey-hens will cover as many  as'-.aevcnte^  should be taken to see that ;the setter,  whether turkey or common-hen, be  properly dn_ ted with insect powder  to kill off all insects before hatching  ������f^eigg-ik/ 7' 7^rkey-f CT������7-7'*������ke'.from  twWty-eight to. thirty days to hatch,  and may be successfully 'hatched in  an^ inaibator. The operation is, how-  ever, less sticcefsful than the natural  method* TWben run in an incubator,  the thermometer heeds to be lifted  OF CANAPA  In Process of Organization  Applications for enrollment will be received  each Wednesday froni 8 to 10 p.m., at the  Hegimental 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  ao -UMo be at least level with top of  eggs, and the temperature not to exceed 103 degrees. Applications of  moisture by means, of a damp cloth  dipped in warm water and then spread  over the eggs for a few minute* after  being wrung fairly dry will prove  helpful.  When hatched, the youdg turkeys  should be, together with the hen,  placed out on clean, sweet short sod,  and confined to a small run in front  of the coop for a few days. Do not  feed till poults are twenty-four hours  old. All food given should be placed  on flat boards, which should be  cleaned regularly. The first fed may  consist of a mash mixed crumbly,  consisting of hard-boiled egg, shell  included, bread-crumbs, onion-tops,  dandelion-leaves or lawn-clippings���������  the whole being ground fine in a meat  mincer. This may be fed twice daily,  alternating with a feed of bread  squeezed dry after being soaked in  milk, or a mash of shorts and oatmeal mixed crumbly ;with sweet,  skim, or butter milk. - Cracked wheat  corn, and pinchead (granulated) bat-  meal may be given as aehange feed  after a few days, One advantage of  a common hen -as a mother is that  she is less liable to tire the turkey-  chicks than the parent hen. The  latter, especially on ran^e where the  vegetation is high, will sometimes  range so far that the weakest of the  chicks will "become exhausted and  die. '       ������������������ ;'-'"' ���������������������������������������������     l;XX:~-.AA  - The* hen .may be allowed to roam  with the young after they are about  a week or ten days old, depending,  of course, upon the weather* Aft*,  this, where free range is provided,  three meals a day arc .sufficient, till  the birds are about two months' old.  After that, twice or even once' a day  may prove sufficient The feed at  this tipie may consist of one of hard  grain at night-���������and, if needed, a mash  in the morning of shorts and skim-  milk.. The mash should always be  fed on a board for fear**of contamination. Xyy'' yA'-'~':x'-'i'.''''.''���������  The young stock should be encouraged to roam as much as possible  and never allowed .near the quarters  of: common-^fo^  breeding-pUce should always be as  far away from the hen-yards as, possible. v-TJFailure i.to. .obi|^������i;7tlriiii7 vejy,  frecently etuis to disMter,^  commcA fowl prove::excellent hosts  for thfe most fatal of all turkey-diseases���������-"black-head.'' ���������"' 7;  ; It is dan^rous to let them out during wet weather, when only a few  days old.;.,7A\|Jiifj������^  necessary, so that they may not suffer  during detention^:'AXx;jX,.K"^;.������������������;-'';;��������� :yi���������  fhe period known as "shooting  the rfed," is one of the most critical  for young turkeys. Providing, however, they are properly amended to,  and are front good, vigorous stock,  they should emerge through thia trying time successfully. Draught-proof  and clean shelters must be provided.  Turkeys should not be overcrowed  or confined. Not more than ten or  fifteen should be run to the acre.  When the young stock are fed  regularly in the evening, it should not  be difficult to get them to roost in  their proper quarters, or in trees,  where no vermin abound.  Before marketing surplus stock,  they should be penned up in a small  clean run; and fed on soft fod for  at least two weeks. The fattening  mash may consist of equal parts  ground oats, shorts, white middlings,  and corn-meal, mixed quite sloppy  with skim or butter milk. This should  be fed twice daily, and all remains removed ten .minutes after feeding.  They should be fed only half-rations  for the first three or four days, to  promote an appetite. .Give milk or  water to drink.  When killing or marketing, the mistake is often made ���������. of selling the  largest and finest turkeys. A sufficient number of the very best should  always be kept for stock purposes.  The. former proceeding soon tends  to make the rearing more difficult,  and, of course, less profitable. The  largest if abnormally so, need not be  retained. Sufficient strong, sturdy,  medium-sized toms should be retained, and well-conditioned, medium  to large females.  Business Directory  B. C Elaetrie Co.  For Bverythfbg Electrical,  none 8ey. SAM.  Cor. Carrall and w������������������*im> Sts.  1188 GranvUia  3  8t  Geo. Q. Mgg>r    <  Jeweller and Optician,.  143 Hastings St W.  "The Home of Perfect D-amoada."  9. C Telephone Co.  The Telephone Directory   la  240,000 times dally.  Phone Bay. 0070.  Bloomfleld's Cafe  Beat aad oldeet established Cafe ta  Mount Pleaaant  SS17 Mam 8t Near Broadway  Buffalo Qreeery  "Tbe Home of Quality,"  Commercial Drive aad 14th Ave.  Butler A Harris Meat Co.  Hastings Public Market,  M HtlUnii 8t But  Cleland A Dibble Engraving Co. Ltd.  "Our Cuts Talk."  Srd Floor World Bldg. >  Clubb 4 8tewart Ltd.  For Beat Quality Clothing,  -300415 Hastings 8t W.  .    Davies A anundere  General Contractors.  ������������������ Phone Bey. 848.  5640 Davis Chambers. al5 Hastings  7:':';-8traat'-W.>:;  Mavat Pteeeent Uvaty  ./"SB* f'p%%  irAi^si  3 " I * A_.-^_������__  m  Ptame Fair. &84.  Cantagaa at all hourt day or jdtfhfcL   4  Corner Broadway A Mala.    -- ^:^M  *. . j<?jx  : *v.f*_f 1  1 * *>.! y ^  AifS'?}  McCatfum A  "Tha Hardarei-e Msa."  Phone Fait. 316.        " Htl Main 8t  --    Owan A Merrtaart       t���������,  Tha Mount Pleaaaa* Bartwaaa.  Phone Fair. 447.     ���������      U91 liafir  -.;.':  Paters A Ca.  The BrMahii  'in.  *' j'r''.T< * -  i - 'V���������*-&���������'' -  ~x������$Ax*  * ''      '- ^ ''/.���������-.  "'��������� ���������'������������������������������������   ��������� '������������������V' :'v': v"; ?* ���������- ���������^4������^'*g^*?^W*^&-S^l  ::' ": Ple<������ear Marfca* ���������'.���������"-^Axy!0W$&  For Choice Meets of alt Oa9������iXX<B^M  . 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Bey. 4770.;   ; -. ���������.:..������������������ ���������������������������"AXyyyfX  ;. 603410 (Jartar-CottoB ^BMg. .7:-,7-, v ;  -.-.LiL-l-' >���������������������*>.  !\$yyx  !-11X?$X&Xm  Phone Fair. 510.  The Don  Confectionery,  2648 Main Bt  '  , . Dow, Fraser A Co������ Ltd.:':'  (A Trust Company).  Head Offlee:   317421 Camble 8treet  2318 Main Street A  Seal Batata, Iasnraaoe and Loana;  Phone Sey. 2888. 441 Homer Bt  Frank TriraWe Realty Co.  Real Estate and iaaoiahoB Brotera.  Phone Fair. 185. 2W3 Weatmlnster Bd  7'-'"- ^f^9-'iOH90^99**-;-:9*9*!tfl9W*ll\X''.i.  yyfc'Wywtik^ xx  ' 77Whara:K 9*%^-:W:*fm^xxx  US0 C_-������merdal IMvaT    v  7"yyf������itpiSit  *&:������������������ ��������� *?AXJM0A!������M  Western Methodist Rsosrwir  -.;.'������������������.-������������������   ti.00---i3^::Taar.-y-.yv74^^  Manager, Methodist Reeorder. P. A P.  Co^ Udi Victoria, a C.  :'".,  7,: A. Wlemer  . Jeweller asvl Opitlclia.  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Cambie & Hasting* (N*-P*)  Hastings&Columbia(N.W.)  148 Hastings Street, Wait  Main & Hastings     (S.������.  y\  ������  ������<  <<  FORESTRY  FACTS  Probably the strongest timber in  the world is a species of eucalyptus,  known as yate, which grows to a con-'  siderable size in Australia. Its average tensile strength is 24,000 pounds  per square inch; in other words a bar  of this wood one inch square will  (in theory, at least) hold up a weight  of twelve tons. This is equal to  good cast iron. No similar tests of  Canadian woods have as yet been  made, but at the Forest Products Laboratories, recently established by  the Dominion' Government' at McGill  University, it is propqsed to investigate the mechanical properties of  native tree specieS,<% with a view of  determining, on a scientific basis,  their utility for structural work.  There are now twenty-seven technically trained foresters in the permanent employ of the Dominion  Forestry Branch.  Dressing Robes  and House Coats  We are showing a beautiful line of House  Coats in Wool, Silk and Velvet; 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 friend.  Call and inspect our stock. By paying a  deposit we will lay one aside for you for a  reasonable length of time.  Clubb & Stewart, Ltd.  Tel. Sey. 702 309-315 Hastings St. W. t p. jtU������* ��������� Wit*"* I4JWHWW" ������*  THB WESTERN CALL  * Friday, December 5.1913  ^.^���������������������������M'*M'*M''M'.>-t'4't'M'*^^  The undersigned sincerely thanks the electors ;;  ; of Ward Four for their support in the last election ::  ; and also solicits their vote and influence for Alder- ��������� [  ��������������� manic honors during 1914.  Thos. Evans  ���������Milt I fi-l'M M"l"t-l"I"l"H"t-l"H-H' :M:M:'.Miiiintn>Mi������H4  ������������������H 1��������� it, |,.|.l|..i..iiit.lM|'i|"H������l"l"&'l"l"t"l"l'������ ���������t.������.t..t'.l..t--l..H''l'lt'-l''t''l"l"l'll"l"l"t"l"l"l"l'������  WARD FOUR  :: Electors of Ward Four:  Your vote and hearty support are earnest-  ;; ly solicited for my election to the office of Alderman ;;  i: in your Ward for 1914.  Joseph Hoskins  1II114 11 *>1111 ���������.' 1 i *> ���������!��������� 'I 'V *> 11 '!��������� 'I'll  *ft)***9*)M9*>***>i9**99**999v  .������...��������� *_���������  ������>  WARD FIVE  The undersigned most cordially acknowledges ::  : the honor placed upon him by the electors of Ward * j  ; Five during the current year and now humbly solicits |  ;: re-election to Aldermanic honors for 1914.  AP. Black  **************************   t'HtH **************** " *���������'  :  T. S. Baxter  Peter Wright  ���������aamm  I' _____#,  ~ss>������x  ii<;  /7 Vjiiii^  Complete House  Furnishers  Afeato tor OatanMor aad  Restasore tlattraaaaa  BAXTER & WRIOHT  (Successor������ to Jfutchings Furniture Co.) .  Pfione Seymour Ti\ 4W WMn Street j  ,.1X4 ������. bJL   *���������   U ������.   ^jj.%. *.J*.+ .   .   ������������!������������<!������ !���������������������������  ������  ���������.,-.-������*���������>������������������  **wv   v������v������*������'>*������������t������tl*tt������������tttt������<lt������>tl  UMJTO>  | Uimlw Manufacturers  |.front. St, Foot of Ooturlo St  \ PHONE Fairmont 1*4      VANCOUVER, &. C. ,| \  ��������� MtMlMMMIMMMMMII   M������.<MI>MHI*>.ffMH������.������  Mownt Pleasant  Mr. Gordon K. Morrison ls at home  and will return to Victoria about tbe  flrat of the week.  ������      ��������� ��������� ' ���������   ��������� ���������  Mr. Sellgman, who has been in the  General' hospital, la home again and  able to be around.  Mrs. W. R. Owen and son Howard,  of Mt. Pleasant, left the city last evening for Santiago, Cal., where they will  spend the winter.  Mr. A. W, Goodrich, Mr. A. R. Goodrich and Mi-. William Broderick left  on Friday on a hunting excursion.  The party returned   Saturday  night,  having baggnd sixty ducks.  "���������...'  The musical committee of the Epworth League gave an "at home" In  the banqueting hall of the Tdethodlst  church on Wednesday evening from 9  to 10:30 o'clock. Among tbe musical  numbers waa that of Miss G. Hastings,  who played tho. violin.  '-.-" ���������   ���������   ���������  Miss C. Howell presided at the consecration service of the G. E. of the  Mount Pleaaant Presbyterian Church.  The roll was called, and the nomination committee brought in their report, which - was adopted. Miss M.  Storey, read a paper on the. Idea-  Christian. *  '������������������'���������'.  Under the auspices of the Royal  Templars of Temperance, a concert  will be given tonight, ln the A. Q. P.  Hall, in the Success Business College  Block, corner Tenth and Main streets.  Mrs. Alma keeler and, some of the  beBt city talent will contribute to the  numbers.    '  y'l-*y ���������''..  Mr. Arthur, Palmer, 2621 St. George  street, was surprised last Friday evening by his frtends, members of the  Royal Templars of Temperance, who  visited his home. Tbey had a royal  good time and returned to their  homes satisfied with their evening's  exploit -  -., ���������   ���������   ���������  The services on Sunday, in tbe Mt  Pleasant church wilt be in the Inter*  est of Columbian College.. Rev. E. W.  Stapleford will preach tn the morning  and Dr.. G. J. Bishop, of Toronto,  Supt of the National Deaconess'  Training Scbool, Toronto, will frpqak  of the work in this department in -the  eft-enlng. The Mission Circle will  hold a handkerchief and candy sale in  the church on the 9th.  Mr. Collier, of tbe Juvenile Detention Home, spoke to the Epworth  League on. Monday evening. Tbe  meeting was in charge of'the citizenship committee and Mr. J. R. Tate  occupied the chair.  ' Mr. Collier, in the course of his remarks, spoke of the institution of  some such a society as the league in  jails, so that it might Inspire self-dependence and idealism among the  prisoners. Referring to the proper  it_ujiauon respecting criminals, air.  uoiuer suggested several matters oi  importance. Tae government should  matte provision for the maintalnance  of the family dependent upon the man  who had bean taken from them by the  law and sugeste-f an Industrial farm  run by the government where all who  are In our institutions should work  and receive a reasonable wage to be  used for the support of those dependent on them, or to be kept by the. government ia trust for the laborer to be  given him on hla release. There  should also be, legislation dealing with  lawbreakers between 16 and 25 years  of age (the Juvenile law deals with  criminals from 1 to 16 years), the;  should be treated under a first offence  act and be placed in a detention \_fome  until their cases are disposed of by  the courts, and when such is done  there should be an institution intermediate between the Industrial-school  and the penitentiary in which they  could be located./' There should be as  thorough ah Investigation made of  this class as Is now made in regard  to juvenile delinquents. .The aim of  incarceration should" not be punishment but reformation for the Individual and protection - for the conf-  mvhUv.  We should have, further legislation  covering juvenile street selling-  Newsboys and others should .receive  a license and wear a badge entitling  them to sell at certain hours, which  would be in harmony with our school  regulations, and If they failed to ob  serve the proper hours their licenses  should be cancelled. The civic bylaws should be amended to Improve  the curfew legislation, for the present  i The league at this session formed a  committee to deal with all cases of  distress coming under their notice  during the year.  "B-*  City News  DOMINION WOOD YARD 10.  : Cor, Front ami Ontario Sts.     Pfioffe Fairmont 1554 -  All Kinds of Mill Wood  Stored Under Cover  ���������Mill ���������immi mm *.   MMMIMIMMMMIMMIM  t>M iimmimi   IIIHUIIMIMIIMIIUMM  Go to the  Pioneer Market  For Choice Meats of  All Kinds  i Everything sanitary and up-to-date ���������;  | Trimble & May  Phone Fairmont 257  :': Corner Broadway & Westminster Road ���������  \ ..>. ..____,_.������  iiiiiiiiimiiiiiiimiiii  Rev. R. N. Powell, speaking before  the Me.thodlst Ministerial Association  on Mobday afternoon on tbe subject  of "The Child in the Chu/ch." gave a  very practical and sympathetic study  of the question from tbe minister's  standpoint. Mr. Powell thought with  out doubt, many who are now outside  the church, were one, day in the Sun  day scbool but were not brought into  actual church membership. Membership in the Sunday school and membership in the church; he Bald, are not  the same). The Sunday achool has not  met it's full responsibility lf It has  not brought it's members Into the  church. It is highly important that  the child should be an. atendant at  tho Sunday morning service in the  church and that some part of every  church service should be of interest to  blm. such as "a talk," the hymn, or  the sermon.  The address was very much appreciated and was followed by a general  discussion, In which several ministers reported tbe|r experiences and  views.  Sometimes claim, to be paper-  hangers and offer to paper your  house cheap if; you furnish the  materials. ;%pan you afford to  take the risk? A cheap job of  papering is expensive in the end.  Better have it done right by men  who know how and are here to  make, it good if anything goes  wrong. We do the right kind of  work at the right kind of prices.  QUALITY SHOP  GRANDVIEW.  Mr. Tucker gave a very interesting  address at the Epworth League of  Trinity Church on Monday evening.  His subject was "Jeremiah���������tbe Man  and His Message."  On the llth the Ladles' Aid of tbe  Trinity Church wil hold a handkerchief and'apron sale.  ���������������   ���������   ���������  The regular monthly meeting of tbe  Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Central Park, will be held at  the home ot Mrs. Dickson, Turner  street, Wednesday, December 10th, at  8:00 p.m.  \     _  If a man came around selling eggs at 5c a dozen, he  wouldn't sell many, would he 1  People aren't looking for bargains in eggs���������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 offer 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.  Oftt MM OF THESE IANGES ARE IIIIR6 DAILY JATISF4CT18N  SEE OUR WINDOW  and order your range today.  McCALLUM & SONS  2415 MAIN STREET  Limited  ���������fat lartwtrt lit"  PHONE Fsirmont 215  f������������a-������->-������a������������aa������a������*������aa-������a������������������aaoa������������*>a������������������������������������a������a������������a������������������aaaa������o  :: Solid Leather    ���������:-    Solid Hand Work f  Done by First-Class Mechanics  are necessary to produce  Shoemaking 1 Repairing I  We have all combined, assuring our customers good results.  Sargical Work Qlveo Special Attention.  PETERS& CO.  :: 2531 Matt Strut       imamfcntnwnm       Yuewrer, B.C j  ������I ������I"M-M������ >������f >��������������������������������������� >l<.f.| .M-������������  'l't������������#������������������i������>������������ii| j | lie y: !������������������#  phoot:      THE. DOM     ^^ *  :    PAIRMOffT O WOm     ���������* lift PAIRNWT   t  :  510       _     _   _ -     *  ice cbbam pmtxm        mi  **4* Moto 91. 9*io1orofromim*\\f.  I mgH Grade Chocolates an������4 TaWe fruits  * Tobaccos and Stationery.  ������ >' 11'< * * f * >H'**>* *>*'*���������*>* '>���������������������������������������>���������������������������������������������   ���������t't'.'lii*. t >���������������������< < ������������u I M*������������������<  f  TOOOMFJ.SfcffS CAFE  25H MAIN STWSET NEAB 3JJ0APWAY  ^  KNOWN A8   THI! BIST   ANO   OLDEST  ESTABLISHED CAFB IN MT. PLEASAKT  miSlNESS MDN'S UJNCJJ 25c-4^0 HO 2m  K  DINNER 5KK) TO 8KK) P.M.  SHORT ORDERS AT AU. HOURS   ���������  *  VANCOUVER CUT RATE FRUIT and CANDV CO*  ;; J N. Ellis. Mgr.        2452 Main St. Cor. Bnwmy ::  STANLEY -CD.  23I7 Main Street  voTxca-  NOTICE Is hereby given that an appll  cation will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British  Columbia, at its next Session for an  Act amending the Chartered Account'  a'nts Act, 1905, by providing:  (a) No personvshsll be entitled to take  or use the designation "Chartered Accountant." or the initials "F.C.A., "A.C,  A.." ������������������C.A.A..'- (or 'C.A.." either alone  or in combination with any other words  or any name, title or description Imply  ing that he ls a Chartered Accountant  or any name, title. Initials or description implying that he is a Certified Ac  countant or an Incorporated Accountant,  unless he is a member of the Institute  in good standing and registered as such  (b) A penalty for the contravention  of the above and the manner in which  such penalty shall be dealt with.  (c) That the Institute-shall keep a  Register of Members and providing. &  copy, of such Register shall be evidence  in all Courts.4  (d) That Section 6 of the said Act be  amended by striking out all the words  therein after the word "expedient" ln  the 13th line thereof and by substituting  the following: *  "(a) Every member of the Institute  shall have the right to use the desig-  . nation 'Chartered Accountant' or the  initials 'C.A.' and may use after his  name. If the Institute shall have  granted him a Certificate of Fellowship, the initials -F.CJ-.* signifying  'Fellow of the Chartered Accountants/  and if the Institute shall have granted  him a Certificate of Membership the  Initials 'A.C.A.' signifying 'Associate  of the Chartered Accountants."'  Dated   at   Vanvouver,   B.C.,   this   21st  day of November,  1913.  COWAN, RITCHIE & GRANT,  Solicitors for the Applicants.  "���������**5**.*"$**.���������!**.  *i:'.���������  . H m M 1 ������ M H H H . . lH.tf  AU Fruits j|  in Season!!  i  Largest Stock of Confectionery Fruit * Tobacco oo Hill  PHONE Fairmont 638  Free delivery to any part of the city.  t,4i*.ii.i.11.*.*i..ii.������i������i.i \i..int..I..m.*>.���������-������ in!������������������_11iilui'ii'inmmi>-*  Komloons-Vonoowor Moot Co., Ltd.  Oor. mala and PttwaU St: 18*90 Malm Stfaat  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 fine line of Fresh Cooked Meats of all kinds.  ,i Friday. December 5, IBIS'  low* Druggist  Wants to See Yoo  Tfffl TTMT1IBN -O-kiili.'  It is getting around to the time  again when Christmas presents  will 'have to be thought about  It is always a more or less troublesome duty to look after unless  you know where to go for them.  We have a large assortment and  you will be able to find a gift  suitable for almost anyone.  In our assortment you will find  Solid Back Ebony Hair  Brushes  A large assortment of  Xmas Stationery from  25c to $2.50 box.  '   ' _ ��������� ��������� ��������� ' ���������  Manicure Sets from $1,00  to $20.00.  Brush and Comb Sets,  $2.50 to $25.00.  Shaving Sets, $2.50 to $10  Qillette Razors  Auto-5trop Razors  Shaving Brushes, Pure  Badger Hair  and many useful things that will  . serve to remind your friends of  the giver. -  An excellent assortment of  Neilson's   and   Moir's  Chocolates.  always in stock.  BET IT AT UFS  Ue Building-       Broadway and Main  South Vancouvr  PHONP Fairmont W2  (A Trust Company)  We Hove  ��������� daughter was born to Mr. and  Mrs. H. KesBell, of Prince Albert  street on Tuesday morning.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mr. Plant, the aged father of Mrs.  Justasoh, Is very ill at his residence  on Prince Edward street.   ������������������������������������.������������������������������������  Dr.'tk A. Evans, of Boston, who has  been -flatting friends in South Vancouver* left for Los Angeles yesterday.  ��������� -.: ���������"'���������,    ;",��������� W  Mr. O. I* Greenlay wishes it understood that he will not be a candidate  for- municipal honors at the coming  election.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mrs. Anderson snd son, J. Anderson,  of Nebraska, have arrived in South  Vancouver and taken up their real*  dence on Thirty-ninth avenue west.  . ���������   ���������   ��������� '  It is understood that a meeting of  Ward II ratepayers will be held this  week to endorse the only candidate  from the eastern end ot the municipality.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mrs. Beauers, of Twenty-elgth avenue east, has recently undergone a  severe operation. Her many friends  are anxiously awaiting her restoration  to health.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Miss Mabel Lindsay, teacher of  piano, Music College. Granville street,  has been a recent visitor at the home  of Mrs. Greenlay, Thirty-ninth avenue  west.  .'.;���������"  ��������� ���������   ������������������  Mrs. JuBtason's grocery store, 142  Bodwell Road, was gutted by fire at  11:30 p.m. on Monday. The fire had  gained such headway before' it was  discovered that the fire department  was unablq to save it. The loss is  covered, by insurance.  .'������������������'���������'���������.'  Mr. J. C. McArthur announced on  Monday that he would accept the Invitation ot Ward I ratepayers'-meeting last evening to run for the reeve-  ship of the municipality. This will  make a three-cornered fight participated in by Reeve Ken, Mr. Thomas  Dickie ahd Mr. McArthur.  -���������   ���������  '���������  8. Mary the Virgin, South Hill.   '  (Cor. Prince Albert St and 52nd Ave.)  8:00 a.m.���������Holy Eucharist.  11:00 a.in���������Matins4and sermon.  (Late' celebration on 1st "and, 3rd  Sundays)., _  ..,.._*.-.."--      - ���������   - ������������������        *~  3:09 p.m.���������Children's Service (Third  Sunday).  4:00 p.m., Holy Baptism (except  Third Sunday).  7:30 p.m.���������Evensong and Sermon.  Vicar, Rev.. Owen Bulkeley, A.K.C.  Sunday  School  and Bible  Classes  every Sunday  (except third), afternoon, at 3 o'clock, in St. Mary'is Parish Hall, also Men's Bible. Reading,  every Thursday evening at -8 o'clock.  '  ''���������������������������. ���������  80UTH VANCOUVE" SELL8  BOND8  Definite Information was received  at the Municipal Hall last Saturday  MONEY  to place out on  ri Term loans  on close in  Real Estate  'ACWEEMEfvTS   *  BOUGHT 9H9  COUtCIf P  Short  Loans,  morning that a small block of 1200,000  1912 school & per cent, debentures has  been sold by Messrs. Wood, Gundy St  Co., of Toronto, payable in New York.  The price Is ������aid to be favorable,  in view of keeu'competitlon, but haying regard for the fact that a large  Issue. of South Vancouver debentures  is about to be made it is not deemed  advisable by the fiscal agents, that the  price at which the school debentures  have been sold should be published  at present  At a special meeting it was decided  to spend $1,000 in each of the seven  wards and to go ahead*with the installing of the 8-inch water pipe on  Main Street, which, it is estimated,  will cost about $5,000. This will materially help out with the work problem, though not perhaps as much as  the council would desire.  Reeve Kerr told a Western Call representative on Tuesday that lt was  their intention to start the drainage  on Main Street soon, preparatory to  paving, and an arrangement had been  made with the Dominion Creosote  Co., who have the contract in hand, to  employ as many South vancQuer men  as possible. He hoped to see 80 or TO  men. working in' relays, employeu  during the present month by the -municipality. *  ��������� ��������� * '*-  To a representative of the Western  Call, who saw him on Wednesday,  Reeve Kerr definitely stated his intention of again being in the field, for  mayor, if South Vancouver was incorporated, or for reeve, if it remained  a municipality. "I consider," he said,  "that my career as reeve has been attended with success and I have had  the experience, now, of possibly two  of the most strenuous years during  the lifetime of the municipality. .  ���������"I will continue-my policy of progress for the municipality and I.think  it should be carried out along the  lines which-will encourage the location of industries in South Vancouver.  I feel that the councillors for the coming years must set their minds to getting work for the men of the municipality. ThiB must be done through  establishing works.  "lam strongly in favor of municipal  ownership ot public utilities where  possible. I consider that the councillors, during the next years, must  take up the matter of sewering a large  part of the municipality, as the government sewerage commission' are  building the trunk sewers.  "I am in favor of extending our fire  department and apparatus for protection from fire, the continuing of our  water, works operation along the lines  of a permanent water supply, the re  trenchment in financial matters where  consistent with our needs as above,  but I feel that not only in hard times  is there a. necessity for this retrenchment It is also welt to bear in mind  a correct amount of moderation in  prosperity.  "I believe that all road work should  be o'f a permanent nature where possible."  Interior B.C. News  GRAND FORKS. B. C���������An experimental farm under the management  of the Provincial Department of Agrt-  culture), in connection with the recently Inaugurated scheme for a series  of experimental farms is to be established at Grand Forks. According to  J. C. Ready, of the Government department at Victoria, who has been in  Grand Forks to look over the ground,  the location for the new station has  now. been decided upon, and a plot of  four., acres of the park grounds will  be used. The outlay for rental., seed  and manager's salary will be met by  the department, the manager to be  appointed by the local fanners' Institute. Experimental farming of a  practical nature will be undertaken  with a view to establishing a stand*  ard for farmers and fruit growers of  the district.  ELKO, B. C���������Holiday tourists this  season are showing a-marked preference for British Columbia rather than  for a visit to the Old Country, says C.  E. McPherson, assistant traffic manager for the C. P. R. western passenger division. As a result thousands  of Easterners are learning for the  first time of the resources and possibilities of the Pacific Coast Province  and especially of, the Boundary district and the East Kootenay country.  Mr. McPherson expects this' class of  travel to be unusually heavy from  now on to the end of the. year.  A leading point of interest, It is recognised, to Easterners visiting the far  West for the first time is the fruitgrowing industry ln the Boundary district, where as a result of a few yeara'  effort thousands of acres of stgntiy  orchard tracts, varying in extent from  five to ten Scree and upwards, have  nq-w been brought to the stage of  steady yearly : production and dependable profit earning. It is also  noted that the orchard acreage in and  around the Elko district Is Increasing  steadily year by year, and even within  the past few months thousands of  young fruit trees have been set out,  to say nothing of-the extensive plant*  ine of small fruits such as strawberries, gooseberries and currants.  CEDAR COTTAGE  "Springrldge" Lodge No. 79, Inter  national Order of Good Templars held  their,, usual weekly meeting In the  Cedar, Cottage Hall, Victoria Road,  Friday evening last A delegation  was received from "Pride of the  West" G. T. I* No. 94 of the city.  The matter it transportation of intoxicants ;in the new Canadian Parcel  Post was discussed and appropriate  action taken. The associate cere  mony was conferred upon a number  of candidates after wbich the quarterly paper was read- It was reported  that tbe,G. C. T. was touring the upper country in the interests of fbe  Order and that satisfactory progress  was being, made in extension work  also In the vicinity.  CRtnr.-f)  MONT, u .  C MEOwt  l.ov.Fr _v->er  *>!/    'b2\  (_������������������[  Specially insured against  buaglary and hold-ups.  Two Kintisjif Mliins  , It is always ot interest to know  what others think of us, though we  Canadians are apt to resent any criticism that is unfavorable���������especially If  It comes trom an Englishman! This  Is a mistake, and a short-sighted one,  for we en always learn from honest  criticism. It was the great genius of  Scottish literature "who said:  "Oh, wad some power the giftie gie  us,  To see oorsels as ithers see us."  No apology is needed for quoting  this week, the following from an English-Canadian contributor the Dominion's great new National Weekly,  Canadian Countryman:  There are two classes of Canadians:  those who couldn't help being Canadians, and those who could. I would  be very proud to belong to the  "couldn't-help-lt" clasB. But I belong  to the other, and would like to tell  you why. "  "In the first place, you asked us to  come. The Government has spent millions and millions of dollars In Inducing British-born people to forsake  homes and friends and traditions and  places consecrated by sacred dust, in  order to help build up Canada. The  Dominion  has  been    prosperous  be*  Dow, Fraser & Co.  LIMITED  2313 Main Street  Between 7th and 8th A ves.  HEAD OFFICE:  317-321 Cambie Street  cause the Immigrant, as well as the  capitalist, has arrived.  "Be gentle In your attitude to the  people who come from the same land  as your ancestors came trom. Let  patience bave her perfect work In  you, ln them. Ask yourself bow you)  would get along If you were dumped;  Into a Yorkshire, manufacturing town  and sent to work In a mill, and expected to become a Yorkshireman In  five or six days, accent and all!  "A Sussex man who has become as  keen a Canadian as I have, began life  in Ontario on a farm, with hla wife.  They are good people, who do good  to others, and who are already better  off than they ever hoped to be ln England. They left the farm because they  were continually subject to nagging  about their nationality. They suffered for the sins of others.  "In the second place, I am a Canadian because I know Canada. By a  fortune I never deserved I went  through the mill of pioneering in the  West, between 1885 nd 1891. After  fourteen years' absence. I returned,  and in six years I have travelled a  hundred and fifty thousand miles between Halifax and Victoria.  "Will you forgive me if I state that  a great deal of Canadian pride is  nourished upon a very little knowledge of Canada.   They know not Eng  land who only England know. They  know not Canada who only Cauda  know. Still less do they know Canada who only their province know. A  knowledge of the whole gives us a  saner, more understanding pride,  coupled with a more sympathetic tol  eratlon of the idiosyncrasies of other  people.  Of deliberate choice, then, 1  brought my family to Canada.' They  do not want to go back to the land  of their birth. We do not speak of  England as "home.' This is our home,  and we want no other.  "There is a glory of the native-  born, the thrill that passes through  your heart and down your spine when  the sacremental element of your nativity makes its subtle, compelling appeal to your mind. I know what it  is. but not in Canada. If you have it,  cherish it; be exceeding glad when it  comes to you.  "We need not envy you, the native-  born. You need not envy us, the British born. We are meet for one another, to conspire to make Canada as  noble in reputation as she is great  In extent." ,  West Vancouver  Mr. Joan Lawson, reeve ot West  Vancouver, has decided to ran for that  offiee. again. He anounced his intention to a large) and Influential tonal*  tion representing the West Vancouver Ratepoyera; Association which  waited on him recently. Several of  the deputation voiced their appreciation of his record during the present  year, and said It would be a matter  of regret If he should retire at this  stage of the municipality's development  In his reply Mr. Lawson said he  had been considering the question ot  retirement as. his own private business should occupy a portion of hla  time. In view, however, of the important character of the request, be  would reply ln the affirmative.  Mr. 8. E. Gintsburger-has also, been  asked to be a candidate for the reeve-  ship but bas not yet decided. At present he is in the hospital.  A committee appointed by the West  aaHB^BB_____Bap"w^    -'" ';-y  Vaneottver., Ham���������jt*m������   Am  mst Monday to take ������*������������������������ to ���������ieio^i^ilpl^^  proper Tepressatattoa oa the eoeMQ &Wm$$0m  for the ceasing yea*. WWIe/Bpigpi^^M  dldatee   were   aanoanoed.   "iiiiil^^^^pj!  I. yt*y^X'X;Ml$m?  a_td~kvmv:*ft������  derstood that they will be  yA'MAx'^yyxAAyx^yMy^^  A *;.-i>^.^->_--W,r--.:..���������  xm  ���������JfryUKkXfiXii-  within a lew days with a view of  ing their names hefore  tion.  Arrangement were  all persons hoMing property In  Vancouver hy way cf  sale, u eligible to -n>te witfeoot  filing a declaration cf change :.ol .erfisi;  A Committee   tOL%9UM^9L^  Lawa&,:.ConnQuTor^ "  der and Warden watted on Mepm. sfe*  Alpme. Robertson * Co. on Monday.  Plans tor a wharf at I)nndsrave w������rp  presented for approval, and. wft__ wma  alight alterations, were asprovnd hy  the engineers. It Is understood that  tenders.for the construction d the  wharf will be called for In the  future.  x.i-.y^yiyx^:.yf,-:  Ay':Xf0������  ypy-a.yyM  \^ ��������� ���������rr.':.y.j-  ''x>yj:v:Mi*\  ���������y ^jMv-  -���������l'^i*L.  -.*iL-,-j.*sU!.m  ��������� HiiniiiiMiiiiiiM i ��������������������������� ii ���������** * 11 n i n hi it i ������> ������  FRANK TRIMBLE REALTY CO.  ; Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  77,*..'-  .".I.;_  CONVEtANjCING  RENTS COLLECTED  LOANS NEGOTIATED  :  PHONE Fair. A85 .2503 Westminster Rd. J  Vancouver, B. C.  ��������� ���������������������siei������>������Mi*������i-������������������������������������-,������-,���������������  Se������1>t������������.M������ldMI*������!���������������������������--������i������|<|  x. '   -Vv*.^1.tiW*'<j_  y>.. yyym-ir^  X������^Rm  ������������������'���������:'��������� :?7-  yy.'-:  '*&0x$m  .y.'y-ypm  XyxAi  ysMAH  <-t"l"l.'IA'* ������<"l!������ir'H 1.<1  ^������^i'^l^'^^������������5������������>������.���������      t������������������*������������������������������������������*ll*. ><4-|  ���������   *l'|.f.tl|l*������  fejfe-  y yxxxw&M  Mount Pleasant l-iviryyi  A. F-������cTAVI8H, Pnop.  ;; Pbone FtMrroont 845 Comer Piowlw������y an4Wfo :  :;��������� Carnages ������t .8^^:|ii0������ii!iEr' -4^v-w"'������i-ig|ilv'.:: ������������������  Backs, Victorias, Brongfoma, Surreys and Single       ''I      J !���������.  Buggies, Express and Pray Wsgons for Wre .���������'.;���������'.;  ji" furniture -nnd Piano Moving ii  ������������������M | III >������������������������1,������������������������4-?������������������<���������   , H H M . If H H . H . 11������ t������f *>  ���������*_____������  ': ���������'. '*X y.: V.' r:1^!  XffXX  ^>4^m;m{m^������$^^m^^h{k^������h~H**^>*K**> ������.-**-H**>*H*4~K**>*l**>*K**.^^  I WARD FIVE i  ���������> :���������.   f.  C. E. MAHON  f  sincerely appreciates the confidence reposed in him %  I as Alderman of Ward Five during the year 1913 |  * and again respectfully solicits the vote and influence ������  t of the electors for his re-election. &  % -aa.,.. ��������� *!*  4^H-H**i-->i^*>H4^^4*4w^^ *:*.:**:*.:*.:**i**>*w-^^  Over 789,000,000 shingles, one-half  of the entire shingle producion of  Canada in 1912, were manufactured in  B. C. Western red cedar was used  exclusively.  Germany spends up to $13 per acre  per annum on Borne forests, and gets  gross returns up to $24 per acre, thus  yielding net profits up to $11 per acre  every year.  As a whole, German forests produce  about $2.00 net per acre annually.  Canada spends much less than one  cent per acre per annum on the forest  lands under management  She's Not GerTiBfl a Square Qeal  The papers and the very air is full now-a-days of the talk on  the rights of women, her right to vote, to hold office nnd become  Premier of Canada if she wants to and enough voters to eleet her  and agree with her. But why go out of the home to discover rights  which women should enjoy and do not?  We think women should* have just as up-to-date equipment in  her home as her husband, son or brother has in his office, workshop  or on his farm. Just take a look into many of the kitchens in the  country and look at the dilapidated and out of date stoves and  ranges many a wife and mother is cooking three square meals a day  on, and she manages to cook good meals, too. But think how  much hard work it would save her and how much better meals she  might cook if she had one of the modern ranges of the day, to say  nothing of the saving of FUEL.  Wives and mothers���������take hubby or father down to W. R. Owen  & Morrison, the Mt. Pleasant Hardware Store, this week and have  a look at the  South Bend Malleable Range  the only range made with Patented Keystone Copper Bearing  Aluminum Fused Flues. If they believe you deserve the best  range ever made, they will buy you one.  o  1  ������  9  a.  ���������B  2-  W. R.Owen I Morrison  The Mt. Pleasant Hardware  Phone Fair. 447 2337 Main Street e  ���������THE W1STKBN CALL.  Friday. December 5.1913  ft  It   t  ii  i i  it ���������  WjT  ��������� HY  cannot we have' a  Christmas dinner, Just  everyone else teat"  tilbury asked har httsband at  they sat at breakfast   together   tie  bosniit hefore Chrlstpaa.    *  lima the way she aaaad th  K* was obvlous,tha*tMfa. ^  ���������agry.  She  taO&ym  ana the way lie aoee i  was a deflaaf      *^^  tilbury, her  Mgr.S-tf  very particular  tared with a  '  biscuits.  - . was i  _ lone nose,  .. . tf his mouth,  to toMaeos. a soi_-  a_4_a t������ry suMpei  X is the goot   "and where fejfca  people In tap-'  and mala "~~  ad the other  Some���������Me.  eannot gat if, aa** few  they are afraid ef   or seeing aay eae  aa. tea look aajtf yen wee* eattag  ������eaa? at every nfcal, and that every  JKWfal wis part of a brloi out of  peeps-lit row of houses. flaiptMa  99*0$. I can underetaad. Mt jars*  Is horrid, and I'm Juat slek to  ���������ML"-  ly dear Kate," replied Mr. TflheiT  /.and crunching his meal hleoeJt  Uke a sanirrel with a nut, "-everything  ion eat Is money, and one Is no wares  aft for knowing, it The careful maa  saves the most"  "My dear Tom." she replied, kite*  Joking his mild manner, "if you ate  more yon would be stronger, and  Wonjtd work better. You'd make more  money in lets time, and perhaps, then,  | shouldn't he reduced to a rag of a  dress, which is only lit for the marine  n think it ls very alee," he answered, "and beoeming."  ���������7cm think anything is nice and he-  eofl-tag that is cheap and the less tt  torts, th* aloer and mora becoming tt  la, la your eye." -  *   Ifepte was a sUeaee, in whieh heth  thaagat their ewn thoughts.  Mr*. TUmry had been married Jaet  . taijep lannrtii  ���������w^ar^p  .*pjf ww  ap^aree-p     ip^ae-w   aaaw   Ptw*wti  M^r    ^"*jr    -TTlw*'^w' ^     9J^*^99 * 99^^yB^O*     waaw    WT_>-s7  the wedltaa. Iiet he's  - -flg*;** If.   IT* la Wf Wee*  _*-rwaV  ^P ,'fflP'^^^t, Wfl^   *WvP   .^^aaaaa/w   ^*jm*af*ja*aj  Wm ���������������������.���������������  ****0^*w     .^Wa*aWWPwawiW    9O ��������� wrfwlf ���������   .P^p-W*W**w9 ��������� ww-F  fatme fori   She had been engaged  * 'S___f,_fw* T*i^#_8___!^_______  of oourte, ht was, tbat ehe bad ftowef*  Hat wm It not ��������� ������������mnitaent to her  vm li aat prove aw dtvatwa taf Wt  ^v^-rVfrw lw fflPlaw w*J|V v-l-rw-F'-M-PW-1 JO***N+W**l  Ww ^pw*r'*"ai'-Tw t^** ee*jp mmrapa"^ t swwTrT*TW w���������afp -pew  t-PWT     wWWf Wffff    -V-W     WwWW'^P'    Qpjpwvjp    g-g^p^ra}  g llttla mora than the customary  >rtftatf. ���������!��������������� woai4 kar* apprvHjiatfd  the e-rtra Uttle gifts of flowers, or  ohooolitee, or theatre tickets which  did not ooma her way. This teaming  heglect ghe had overtooked���������poor Tea.  waa anSkml, perhaps ove?Hia*U������ai, to  provide for their niture.   Sbe dealt  W ��������� ww Ww *wPw wa^p jw T**tHpawv -v>**v*aW *fw  afHWf   weevj   PWv"   WfHPe  ������j jjtjjttv^2S___?*,_!S *���������  more tertoui import 09 wat ineaa-  fhoaA*tjm 99 jnooa* <* I**** a  7f*r. U  begrudfyd her % atmat  ke kad ppwitttd long peters he.jpe*  aoeed* Hi* panimonioue ussfflftlp  waa after all unnecestery. and ly ae  ^ eant a oompllmtat to her. $teett#  ftve married htr at aay moment duf.  the eaftgement without tosraaa*  klmself, and Hi  tne tfeee oare  more f������neroufl with the Uttle at-  ittoni a woman loves from the man  to intends to make at? kit wife.  Aad now he had taken his lalt tara  ���������he hegrudged the coat of tbelr food.  The drat week he grumkled at the  household bilit. The neat weak ha eat  tbem down. The week after be aa*  eouncod his intention of heoomlng a  vegetarian. He had aa Idea that by  doing so he .would have the weekly  Milt at one stroke, and 10 a ofrta-a  extent he had.  Tale ls the point where they bad  ���������tack. Kate was rather fond of tbe  ���������ood things of lite, and had hospitable  (satinets. He was lnoreaaingly meagre  at th������L week passed on.  -"Pechap������.' she aald. breaking the  fOeace. " you will teU me wbat year  ���������ilea of a Christmas dinner i������r  Ke munched Ida biscuit slowly.  "Myself. I don't see why wa ahould  amke a special effort to eat a lot last  aeeanse lt happens to be Ohrlatmas.  I shsll go on as I am doing. I waat  ae turkey, no plum pudding. A veae*  table soup, tome of those lentil stsaks  I get from the vegetarian rettaarant  aad a rice pudding will make a dinner  gnlto as good as we ought to afford,  gad nourishing enough tor a meal,  whether it be for Christmas or aay  other day."  "Bnt I do want turkey aad plum pud*  flagI" Kate answered. "I want to  soak a good dinner, and eat It, tee.  I want to tee you enjoy it, aad not sitting there like a rabbit nibbling tew-  fust. I want to be jolly, and make  Ike meal Jolly, to get some of the  spirit of Christmas into tho bouse, to  be happy without considering In a  oold-blooded way whether I am quite  ���������easibla."  Be lookad up In bis mild, abort-  sighted manner and smiled.  "Art you not   happy.   Kate?" he  who wants len*  aol Tou are a dear, good chap In  many ways, Tom, but you are mean,  mean to the point of belag unbearable!  aad yon get worse."  There was a little eaplesien at tears,  rebel? laut tears, after this ex  eriesloa of opinion.  Me walked into the little hall and  tat% down his hat aad eeat At as  ajtwly applied the hat brash before  deaaraag. he turaed baok to tha break*  t_������_reoa.  -Ta very torry, Kate," be said. "I  de waat you to be happy. If yea  hive set your heart ea being teattva,  6a:-ehop for yourself or some outf  aad cook a tew potatoes. I think  rat eat a potato, toe, aa if a Christ-  potateesl" she  almost hyatert*  exhausted,  she said to her*  mean; he has  He haant got  it's time I stop-  started to cure  hlm'the shock  .   "Chops and a  said, and then laughed  aUyeally until she wai  "I kaow what lt la,"  salt   "The msn Isn't  taaQy no imagination.  a tease of honour. But  r enduring this sad  111 revolt, aad give  at a lifetime."  "Happy���������with a  lochia  When Tom came home that Chrtrt-  mas Shre he was in a very good temper.  Something   of the   bustling,   genial  alrit of the world outside had touched  a with Itt festive note. After all,  tt* was Chrittmss, he had thought, as  he passed aloft* the lighted thoroughfares aad noted the cheerful shops.  ���������e touched had he been by the spirit  sf. Christmas ln the air that be had be*.  oeM generous. He had paeeed into a  eolniotionr's shop and bought a enl*  taaa cake. He hlnuwtt weald contribute a Uttie to the heme fetUvltlet  eutalde the ordinary routine of bis  wife's shopping. He would shew bar  that be, too. could be generous. Ha  did net notice he had pieked ant the  smallest sultana cake tb the shop, ner  that It was a very Uttle cake indeed.  It waa. aa h������ noted it, a alee alsed  cake tor two. ���������  Onoe the spirit of geaerealty had  seised him it aesmed to grew within  bit being ae if it were a strange ������ew  lnflnenoe flowering there, faaateg a  greeagreoer's snap, be beufht a, Utile  bunch al mistletoe. Kate' weald Uke  that, aad, as he desired to be Jelly  rather than sensible, pethape he might  Om bar under tba green leaves aad  tbe. pearly shining berries ae he had  N^faf yenag people *f**'** th0M  ta mako their feettvittet' ware complete, ba wept Into 1Mt newsagent's  aad aafebaasd aa lll_at_ato_w3l_Mu>  ^^^'*9*    ^W*w*^,v-a������������sr^"|-'     -PP-af"     *F*f*f>nWrW*P^FWWn^l   "���������*^*^,T^r^  mat nutuber, with a very red sever,  aad a very purple-faced father Christmas printed on It  ^1 might read it aloud." he aald;  -tbere't Mre to be tomttbing foolish  about Christmas ln it���������what Kate will  call tbe festive spirit," he thaaabt  80 laden, he reaehed bia Utile aoma.  Kato wss there to greet him, the Itate  be had known and always admired, the  woman he bad-loved. Wat tt Christ-  mat and the atmosphere ot festivity  which made his love seem a more  real thing to him to-night at be croited  hit own, threshold and looked on the  laughing face of his wife? After all.  be was fled he had bought tbe little  J resents he bad collected, and when  e handed tbem to her, for the first  he noticed the cake was small, and  that the mistletoe was but \ tiny  hunch, and poor In berries at tbat.  wrwaes/g wajew w#*gea*rW",eeeamw *pava#aa*afw*r . W'Wrjp at^a^p?y  enough, and its red cover did look  warm and cheerful, and gave eft the  right festive note.  Kate received bit glttt cheerfully,  even with an unexpected show of  fratltud������t H# thought ptrbapt tbe  wat too grateful, end, looking at ber  eletely. taw something la htr manner,  a tort of tupprttsef ex-dtement which  be 414 not onite underttand ay Uke.  Bet ahe wat ia great tpwtt wbta tbe  joined blm at their simple evening  ^Ww'Ves'   fJP-PA-f* ' ^Ww'-Wtw'Wf   *wW   Hp'f/   wWg^Haay-baji^  tbelr Uttle disagreement of the atora*  lag. Alter tbe meal tbe teemed busy.  r-Sbe wet cleaning down He kitohen,"  the explained, and fared him ta put  hit note Into it the whole evening.  The eveatng wore away, aad be went  to rest at hit usual boar. It wat aa  boar, later when hla wile retired -that  cleaning process teemed to be a Jong  one. At tbelr early breakfast aext  morning be wat vety fataL aad tbe  wat ln unexpectedly bin tptrlta. Sbe  ���������erred tbe simple meal bt professed  to Uke. aad then harried bim tato tbe  Uttle room be celled bia atndy, aad  told him not to move about tbe bouea,  at ahe wat going to have a busy morning, snd he would oaly ba ta the way.  He eat ia the Uttle ttudy before tba  flre, turned ever bia Christmas nana-  ber, aad laty began to read a atoty.  It waa a typleel Qbifetmae etery af  tbe old type, full of port wlae and  phua paddiagi turkey, sad ttntflnm  crackers, and happy, genial froUos alter dinner. Tbere was bitting under  tbe mistletoe in it romping games,  sueh as peatman's knock, blind man's  baft, aad bunt the slipper. It was a  story of a Jolly Chrlttmat, wttb much  sentiment in It and a good deal of  real kindly feeling.  When be came to the tad of the  story he put the number down on the  tsble y*wr quietly, and stared long and  thoughtfully into the lire.  "That was a Jolly Christmas," he  thought aad then an unusual impulse  stirred him.  "I������wish we were having a Christmas  dinner more Uke tbe one in the Christmas story," he said half-aloud. Por a  moment he wao Inclined to go to hia  wife aad express his opinion, bnt he  remembered the soene of the day before, and pride was strong within him.  Instead, he decided to put on his  bat and ooat aad walk the rest ot tho  hours away before their mid-day meal  was duo. Outside of the house, he  passed rapidly through the suburban  streets, aad set off oa a brisk spin  round the epaeWas park. The air was  dear aad ana, bnt a trifle frosty.   The  jtMIM M III II11 Hill 11 M'Oel I M H 1 HH HH ll'lll I M I'l t IfMIHlll IMIHUH  ������������������������.'��������� 1   . "��������� ��������� ���������  -  ':������������������-.���������  been air'stung his face, and seen hit  rapid walk had miffused him with s  tne and vigorous glow. His exertion  not only cleared his brain, but est hla  mind working freely. The physical  glow became a mental state. Aad st  he went, he caught the signs of Tmrltt-  maa in the air. Outside the park he  noted a group of children were carry-  tog new dolls, obviously Christmas  presents. At a cottage door a stout  Uttle boy Imitated John Horner by tit-  ting on the step of the door eating  Christmas pie. He passed a church,  and from within came the music of a  Christmas carol. As he walked down  tbe narrower streets they were filled  with odours, the wepderful odours  which oome from oookug thsksys or  geese,.great rounds et beet and sau*  saaes, inch ss the elewe -wavfe in a  pantemlne. At first he haf a mild  eontompt for these slgSi ef festive  preparation, but u be walked further  ia oataaUlar seasalfa stS-r^l wjtliln  of ajmathing  to fiikiatiTlng  i:ef lit appe-  ttpasa-  w tbe  feba. a wistful  lacking, whloh  wait  It was tbe  ttte. aad from mUd  ef to that aonte  .alterative demaad.  dtwnrlght hungry.  It was Juat one-thirty wbea be raaeb*  ed borne, and he was tbialdag flatber  ���������afly of the dinner be mlgbf bate bad,  Oe-dinner he had scorned tbe day be*  Hla wife hurried late tba hall to  tt him.  Tou   have   returned to tbe right  into," she self.   "Dinner baa Jaft  laid."  He noticed her eyes were bright  and her round face waa aety red. Sbe  bad tbat cheerful air et  fkpreeeed excitement wblab baa trrt*  tated aim tbe day "  alto dressed very  waa deae a new way.  brightest blouse, and  ed the one or two '  bad given her.  Tbey walked together Into the din*  lae*o������m, and as hs neared lrmmittat  rits of oooked savoury thiaga whieh  had noticed emanating from otbei  teeple*s houses greeted him from tbt  er  faterlpr of his own.  InaUe ths dinlnc-roem a wonderful  ebange had been made. The table waa  e eight to see. , It here a fine assortment of floral chrysanthemums anf  evergreens in the flower stand. Ths  linen-gleamed white beneath aU theU  aflver and plate. The table groaned  aader bis best dinner servioe, and a  heap of unaocuttomed good thiaga  Near his wife's usual seat a plump ktur  bay waa steaming. It was nfttfy  browned; without Tom did not doubt  but that it wa* full of prime atufllni  within, and around lt fat, brown sat������  taget made a sort of tangible hale,  Near lt were tureens containing wa  tatoea and a freeh white cauliflower,  aad a great boat waa swUuning witb  rich brown.gravy. A nettle of fed  wtoe stood near his wife'a plato, and  e*e of bis best wintglsttet. tparkUat  wttbjtn cheerful poTiih. gieewdS  vWngly by the side ot tbe premlafai  battle.  .Itate took the seat opposite tbe tar  bay. and he went to the vacant ohali  at tba other tide of tta t*Ma wbtob  bazars used. ^*^^ee.bed ������  fewttb tbe coldnett ef aa taylME*  ��������������� Mtleed for tbe first ttme a pe-  eattir design about tbe laying of tbt  table. All the tigat of festivity, the  ttwtty ,m sliver, the polished Haas,  9T09- table. ^ His end et tbe table  looked very bleak Indeed, for him  tbere wew no flowert bat tbe Jagg  bunch of mistletoe. In the exaot centre of the table wat tbe small sultana  cake, in front of him wet a dfab of  tbta and watery soup, and behind It  g plate containing two alabt of brown  substance whicb be recognised at bit  favourite dith���������lentU steak.  It took him some time to grant tbe  attaatlon. Wben be dlf. ht found bit  wife had cut oft two thiol. Juicy por*  tions from the breast of tba turkey,  gad was eating calmly with barely a  glance in his direction.  ���������'There Is some mistake," he self  faintly, but be knew tbere was po mistake In his heart Tbe spartan fare  wat tor blm, the Cbrletmet dinner tor  Wt wife.  "No mistake, dear." his wife answered. '-I've cooked year dtoaei  Juat aa you say you llke.lt, and I have  eeeked my Christmat dinner Juat likt  I bave dreamed our first Chrutmas  dinner together would be. One mwt  make tbe best of thing*." the added,  smillag bravely; "aad If one matt  bave a husband who womt be Jolly op  a Christmas Day then a tensibie woman mnat learn bow to be JoUy ber-  ���������elf. I bave bought my share of tbe  dinner ont of my owa puree, and yoart  will go Into tba housekeeping book  He looked very grim for perhaps  ive minute*, and wbea ba tried to eat  Uttle pieces of tba leatfl fare ther  atnek In bis throat  The ���������eent of tbe  turkey tempted mm strongly m4 the  s$ht ������f his wife trying te%aJtybS  ��������� telf alone waa a stern reproof in ltseV.  A thoroughly deatat fellow at heart  >e did aot take long to oome te a de-  ' Wttb tbe ease aad qnlckaeea ef a  waiter, b# eleared tbe things laid far  bto and est toem oa tta tidsboerd.  Wltb equal onleknees ba learraaaed  fbe table astttog so that tbara wata  alear space for him near bit wtta at  ber end of the table. Tt*m the aide*  beard be brought a winlgiast, and  polished it caretuly. Then be went  to tbe bead of tbe table and kissed  bis smiling wife, and there waa ae  traee of bitterness ln her notion.  "A merry Cmrlstmas," he said  heartily, and witb some emotion, sad  though he knew, in the faoe af wbat  be had said, he was looking more than  a Uttle rtdleulous, be pushed bis plate  towards her.  "Give me a big sUoe of th������ tarhey,"  be said, " and a double helping of tbe  stalling. I'll be your guest today aad  do Justlos to your splendid oooktng.  Tomorrow, ln a husband who bas  learn* hit lesson, you will And a mare  generous host"  j And that was the first of many happy Chrlstmases, and the spirit of tba  great festivity Uved in their hearts  the whole year round, to the Joy of  Mrs. Kate aad the Increasing  faction of bar husband.  ���������The People's  0 <'  At the Western Call Office  Now is the time to place your order for  and New Years Private Greeting Cards  By placing your order early your work  will receive more careful attention than  will be possible if you wait until the  rush immediately preceding Christmas.  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C. occupation  park superintendent intends to apply  for permission to purchsse the foUowlng described lands: ���������  Commencing at a post planted three  and one-half miles east from Herbert  Point thence south 80 chains, thaace  east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 840 acres,  more or *������^jnaaAU s; RAWMN08.  Dated Sept 8, 1913.  -C-AB-9AO*.  Taaoonver   Kaad   XHstrtet,   Slstriot   of  Oeast, Baage a.  TAKE notice that William T. Slnton  of Vancouver, B. C^ occupation broker,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described tanas:  Commencing at a post planted three  and one-halt miles east from Herbert  Point fhence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence north 80 chatns.  thence east 80 chains to point of commencement  and  containing   840   acres,  more or-less. _   ___���������  WILLIAM T. SINTON.  aaa*  BUtslot,   anstalet   of  *_-_STB AOT.  Tsacomver  Ooaat,  Dated Sept 8, 1918.  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 840 acres, more or  less.  ARTHUR V. HUTCHINSON.  Dated Aug. 29. 1913.  fee** AO*.  w PwWW'iv     '���������Pe-soee*^.  ffl2_V  atsttfott of  TAKE notice that Harry X Fainter of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation aaseaofs  commissioner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: .  Commencing at a post planted one and  one-half miles eaat 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 140 acres, more or  less.  HARRT J. PAINTER.  Dated Aug. 29, 1918.  XAsTP AOT.  Meleloti  ������let-lot  of  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 SO chains, .thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to the point of  commencement1 and containing 440 acres,  more or less. ���������   ARTHUR B. CATHER.  Dated Aug. 28, 1918.  Taaooaver   &aad   ateMUrt,  x_un> AOT.  ���������Diet-tot   of  Coast. Besare s.  TAKE notice that Fred Howlett of  Vancouver. B. C occupation clerk, Intends to apply for permission to pur*  chase the following aescribed 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 ehains,  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 940 acres.  FRED HOWLETT.  Dated Aug. 29, 1913.  x_ur_������ AOT.  Yaaeomvar   __aad  Bistriet,   Blstrlet   of  Ooast, Bsserea  TAKE notice that Charles K. Bonner  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation secretary, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted ene  mile north and one mile east of Herbert  Point thence west SO chains, fhence  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thaace south 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 849 acres,  more er less.  CHARLES H. BONNOR.  Dated Aug. 29. 1918.  ���������fcABU APT.  Taaooaver Bene -gemot, Pfstotet ef  TAKE notKse^net Harry W. Nye of  Vancouver, B. C. occupation watchmaker, intends to apply for, permission  to purchase the following deacrtbed  lands:  Commencing at a poat planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point and two  and one-half miles east of Coast, thence  north 40 chains, thence east SO chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence west 89  ch'ains to point of commencement and  containing 320 acres, more or less.  HARRT W. NTE.  Dated Aug. 18, 1918.  Taaooaver  Bead  BABBAOT.  Osaet, aSSffae.  BtsMes ef.  TAKE notice that Margaret T. Nye of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation housewife,  intends to apply for permission to pur*  chase the following described lands:  Commencing at a poat planted seven  miles north of Herbert Point aad one  mile east of Coast thence aouth 80  chains, thence eaat 80 chalna thence  north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  to point of commencement and containing 840 acres, more or less.  MAROARET 8. NTE  Dated Aug. 12, 1918.  AOT.  BtsMofc   SiStHst   of  TAKE notice that Lewis Soul of Vancouver, B. 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The  first  presentation  of   award  was   made   by   Prof.   Hetherington,  and consisted of a free tuition to Mr.  Arthur Wilcqx for proficiency; .the  next was the Stapleford prize, presented   by   Rev. Mr.  Stapleford,   a  complete and beautifully. bound set  of volumes of Ruskin, given to Miss  Lanning for proficiency in English;  a  handsome   cheque,  presented  by  Rev. Dr. White, went to Mr. Best,  for highest  standing in junior  matriculation for the.year 1912.  .   . ���������''-������.'��������� '  Announcement  was  made  by  the  president of several, prizes and  awards for the coming year, and a  vote of thanks was tendered to Drs  Young and Westbrook, to which D*V  Young replied, and during which he  donated $150 for several years, to be  spent in scholarships or in any way  which the college saw fit.       '  Story tf a Bare  .   Faced  Agricultural Report  Ottawa, Nov. 15.���������The Census and  Statistics Office has issued today th*  usual bulletin upon agricultural conditions throughout Canada as reported  by correspondents at the end ol October. The report gives estimatee of  the areas, yields and values ot root  and fodder crops, of the area sown  to fall wheat for next year's harvest,  of the. proportions of ploughing com*  Dieted this foil soad of the acreage  summer billowed in 1913!  *The total area under root and fodder crops (potatoes, turnips, mangolds  etc., hay and clover, alfalfa, fodder  corn and sugar beets), is placed at  8,693,000 acres and the. total value ot  the products from this area at $187,*  399,100.. Tbe estimated total yields  Revalues of these crop* are: potatoes; 76,720,000 bushels, value $37,379,-  000; turnips and other -roots, 73,090,000  bushels, value $20,103,000; hay and  cloye.r, 10,050,000 tons, value $114,789-  000; fodder corn, 2,436,300 tons, value  $11,273,500; alfalfa, 251,700 tops,  value' $2,895,600, and sugar beets, 161,:  000 tons, value $959,000. These figures are provisional, as finally corrected returns, based on the Census ot  1911, will be available, for publication  at the end of the year. The average  yields per acre for tbe Dominion are  reported as 165.85- bushels tor potatoes, as compared with 172.19 bushels  last year, 354.12 bushels Tor turnips  and other roots as compared with  402.51, 1.32 ton for hay and clover as  compared with 1.47 ton, 8.64 tons for  fodder corn as compared with 10.26,  and 2.44 tons for alfalfa as compared  with 2.79. It will be recalled that last  year's wet season was especially favourable, for roots and fodder crops.  In quality all these crops are marked as about 90 or above 90 per cent,  of the standard, excepting fodder corn,  which ls 85.  The potato yield is highest In New  Brunswick, 244 bushelB, and lowest  In Ontario, 119 bushels. The area estimated to be sown to fall wheat for  the crop of 1914 totals 1,006,700 acres,  as compared with 1,086,800 acres, the  area estimated to have, been sown in  1912 for 1913. This represents a net  diminution for the Ave provinces of  Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia of 80,100  acres, or 7.37 per cent. Ontario where  nearly seven-tenths of the crop ls  grown remains practically stationary  the estimated total production being  only 2,000 acres from 696,000 acres.  There ls a diminution of 1,100 acres  in the two provinces of Manitoba and  British Columbia, offset by an increase  of 6,000 acres, making 78,000 acres in  Saskatchewan. The bulk of the reduction is therefore in Alberta, where  the acreage la estimated as 229,000 as  against 312,000, or a decrease of 83,-  000 acrea���������nearly 27 per cent. Correspondents attribute this decrease to  the excessive amount of winter killing  of fall wheat during the las ttbree  years in consequence of which many  farmers have given up this crop altogether. The condition of fall wheat  for all Canada averages 93.74 per cent  of a standard, Manitoba and Saskatchewan showing the. best condition  with 95 and 96 points respectively.  The percentage of fall ploughing  completed compares well with laBt  ysar, when however the conditions  were exceptionally unfavorable. The  percentage ranges from tbe lowest of  30 in Saskatchewan to the highest of  70 in Quebec. In Manitoba and Alber-  1 ta the respective percentages are 58  Everyone will remember tho famous  ���������or' infamou*���������Sheldon caae which  occurred In Montreal a very few yeara  ago. This venture, which was a typical blind pool, was started by a man  named Robinson., an ex-convict from  across the border, who in this instance, adopted the name of 8heldon  the better to get away from his shady  past He advertised tar and wide  throughout Quebec and OntarioVJthat  he could make big money lh the stock  market, and would pay very high dividends to all who would loin hia pooL  So many years had e)apeed since  the game had been tried in Canada  that credulous persons swallowed the  halt, hook" ind all. Large sums ot  money were advanced to bim, and a*  Sheldon lived up to his promises by  adopting the old plan of paying dividends oh one man's deposit by the  simple procedure of taklnt; the necessary funds out of the capital advanced  by others, every day, saw new gamblers Joining in the venture. Thus the  new "lambs" Joining the pool paid "the  profits for the older members, and as  on account of the large profits Jhe  scheme became very popular, It was  only a case of waiting until the promoter of the farce had accumulated  enough1 money on hand to satisfy blm  and then to skip out. However, the  suspicions of the authorities were  aroused as a result of the criticism of  one. or two newspapers who had attacked the swindle from the flrat, and.  undaunted by Sheldon's threats of  libel suits, called on the officers of  tbe law to step ln and put a stop to  the farce. At this time Sheldon quietly left Montreal, and though he was  later arrested across the border, his  victims lost the major portion of what  had been advanced.  It ls estimated that the amount of  money lost by the Canadian public in  the Shejdon blind' pool ran Into about  a mililon/dollare, and very little of  this was ever recovered. Whatever  he took away with him when he absconded���������and it must have been.avery  large amount���������Sheldon, or Robinson  to give him his right name, either lost  in gamblings or e.lse secreted somewhere for future use. When he was  brought to trial, only the .most simple  and, therefore, the most to be pitied of  his dupes appeared agatast him, the  majority ot the victims preferring to  take their loss in silence rather than  confess participation in so nefarious  a scheme. For what intelligent person does not know that impossible "returns" on Investments, such as are  promised, and, indeed, paid for a time  in these cases; must mean wrong done  to someone in order to benefit a second party, and ultimately and more  particularly, a third���������the designing  operator himself.  The remarkable success of Sheldon  was all the more surprising in view  of the tact tbat the few reputable  newspapers and magazines which, endeavored to lay bare the vulnerable  points of hts half-baked plans recalled  In detail the history of the many blind  pools which had preceded it, and particularly the Qjtoiy 4of the famous  Franklin syndicate, one of the greatest  swindles of the lest decade ot the  nineteenth century, which will be  treated in another article in this  series. The. large sums lost ln this  venture and the ruination which it  brought to so many persons should  have impressed the incident so clearly  oh the mind ot the public that similar  schemes would be impossible. However, even the lessons so dearly  learned are easily forgotten, as the  Sheldon affair plainly shows.  The vulnerable point ln connection  with tbe blind pool Is that it supposes  a pen-on can beat the stock market  continuously. The people who make  up this world consist of "mostly fools,"  according to Carlyle,* and the remarkable success of such bare-faced swindles as that perpetrated by Sheldon  clearly demonstrates that there bas  been no change in that respect in recent years.���������A. J. Treble, in Canadian  Countryman.  .....,��������� ^mym I  'yy x yx- yy ...-?��������� -^ss&wgfjPi  W**. 1W..W^^ ..:-;     .'5-^V?a'-J-. ^V>a^tii'j'  ZXT'-'.---.. XX .-^.v.'-.j'^S". v;.\%������i". .pV.T.r^s**^;^  l "��������� 17: ���������. - y ��������� -yy ��������� -Vv ��������� 7=^ .^������SSIS-IIk  MT. PJ_JB__aAl*lTU>DaBI.a If  -������������������-" ���������'������������������ ���������'&������������������'- '������������������-"  Meats  aver?  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Drop in >' and inspect oar goode,  lids to w--P^ J^  'My^^^^l^������^^  yy  yylXW$$xM  eyy yh'syzxy..,  xyyyjixxmX^i.  yxyy ������-XXX yM  fl  ."���������:-'".���������'-'.���������'> *j5-t- _r-'''--  yyyx?y0Am  :^Ayy00m  ,',-i~:"Ss'r'.,T5.f. ���������'-*  r/:;v;^;W5*w^V���������v���������,  :'WWMXS������L  yyyX$ie$ym  iX:XyvXxpm  !\S-w.ii=-i;'!f*s:{;;_  For Sale and  For Ment  Cords  Wceach 3 for 25c  The library of the Forestry Branch,  Ottawa, contains over 1,200 volumes  and more than 4,500 photographs of  forestry work in Canada and elsewhere.  Twenty-three million trees have  now been distributed ��������� by the Forestry Branch Nursery Station at Indian  Head to the farmers on the Western  prairies.  compared  with 27  last year and  44  compared with 24.  As compared with 1912, all the provinces devoted a smaller area to summer fallowing excepting Prince Edward Island and the three Northwest  provinces, where the increased percentages are from 2 to 5.  ARCHIBALD BLUE,  Chief Officer.  Phrenology  And Palmistry  MRS. YOUNG  (Formerly of Montreal)  01999 Praotloal AOvlaa  On Business Adaptation, Health  and  Marriage.  805 Granville  Street, Corner Robson  (lours: 10 a. m. to 9 p. m  OlJP.^T  ENGRAVING-  ETCHINGS AND HALFTONE-  ARE NOW BEING MADE IN  WESTERN CANADA BY THE  MOST SATISFACTORY PRO*  CESS KNOWN TO THE WORLD  THE "ACID BLAST" PROCESS  MAKES YOUR ILLUSTRATIONS   UTEJIALLY TALK   MANUFACTU*ED IN WtSTERl- CANADA  By th-ClILANO-DiBKIE [mc(������1  -,���������>��������������� noon would ridc  FOR SALE CARDS BERE K3SSS-  V  THE WBSTBRN CALL.  H  , .     ?!  < >  We announce the opening of  our new and up-to-date store  at  Main Street and Sixteenth Ave.  Phones Fairmont 805  Under the personal attention of  F. A, WILSON  FORMERLY AT MAIN and BROADWAY  Wilson's Drug Store  North Vancouver  Mr. C. R. Hickman has been on a  business trip to Victoria this week.  ���������   ������������������ ���������  Mr. Edward Ross, proprietor of the  Capaltno i_aundry, has bought a lot  on Larson Road.  . Archdeacon Heathcote will preach  In the Capalino Anglican Mission on  8unday at 7 p.m., in the school room.  The hulldlng at the corner of Chesterfield and Third Street, occupied on  the second floor aa a residence by  John McEwan, was gulMI *y Uro at  4 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. The  Are started In the kitchen and ran  down the kitohen stairs to the basement where It caught fn the cord  wood.   The lower floor contained ���������  ���������o   0   0  Mr* Ralph Unpen, who was Injured  In tnn explosion on the old training  ���������Pip Efarta, died at 1:30 Tuesday af*  terooon fn Dr. Martin's sanitarium st  Nort* Vnnoouver. This make* the  second man to succumb to the effect*  of tbe Jpjnrtaf, Mr. Impett was badly  burned about tbe face, hands anfl  aims, but tt was thought nt tbe tttne  that lie would recover. It was stated  nt the sanitarium last evening that be  never recovered from the effect* of  the shock. Mr. Impett leaves a wife  nnd four children, who live at 338  Kleventh street, North Vancouver, lie  was the foreman In charge of tbe work  of setting flre to tbe hulk of the old  ���������hip.  t   ��������� "t  Mr. J. Mcllroy, one of the other Injured men. Is also reported ai being  In n critical condition. It will be remembered that It was found at the  Inquest that the explosion was caused  because gasoline had been supplied  to pour over tbe ship tn place of coal  oil..  ���������   e   ���������  As a result of an unfavorable reply  being received from Victoria ln regard  to the approval of the Rice Lake Bylaw, the city council, Monday eveplng,  on   the   recommendation   of   Mayor  tending the* time of rebate.   This' is  an effort to relieve the financial strain.  ������������������ ' *' .���������.">.���������."  ' A deputation, consisting of Mayor  Hanes, Aldermen Allan and Wheeler,  went to Victoria, Tuesday, to obtain  the sanction of the go-comment to two  school bylaws and two water-works  bylaws, which have been delayed and  also other matters of importance/ ��������� ���������'.  ��������� ; ���������   ���������.������������������_. \  The Indians of Capilano Reserve  protested against their agreement to  take $6,000.00 from the P. O. B. R. Co.  In consideration for the. right, of way  for the Company through'l^e.reserve,  and as a result were offered and accepted $11,000.00 for total remuneration.  ��������� ���������   e  A letter from Mr. C. W. Craig was  read nt the Monday ntgnt'e. council  meetlnji- ndTtstng that tbt* Bank of  British North America bad no legal  right ^to takei the money the municipality bad' on deposit for payment Pf  notes.. Mr. Craig thought that a sum  marr Judgment could be obtained tn  three week*.  ��������� ��������� ���������  Mr, J. F. Cellagbsu, chief engineer  of tbe Padflc Great Eastern, bas Just  returned from a trip np tbe line a������  far ������������������ Quesnel. Me stated tbat good  program i* being made in construction  and that very few men have quit  worfc, Tbo trouble imp over *horten-  ing the working day which was unavoidable owing to tbe. lessening period of daylight Me said that the  two big locomotives ordered from  Montreal bad arrived In Newport end  are now readi* for service on the completed portion of tbe line which is to  h$ Inspected by Hon. Thomas Taylor  tomorrow.  t  99  The North Vancouver Board of  Trade at its last session appointed n  special committee to recommend to  the proper authorities that Mr1. William Mellors be given the Royal Humane Society's medal for bravery and  the Carnegie medal also for bravery.  Messrs. Wood, Dickenson and Sheppard comprise tbe committee.  The board also subscribed $26 to a  fund to be raised in aid of the sufferers from the explosion on the old  training ship.  It will be remembered tbat Mr: Mel  u"_-.jr ^������lMir7,^"������r*H������J*. ���������7w7-. lotm ***** "���������*��������������� courage descended Into  Hanes, decided upon calling a public  ..    .,....���������   _.     ...    ..      *��������� . ���������  the hold of tbe Egeria after the explo*  meeting of the ratepayers fn the K. P.  Hall, on the evening of Wednesday,  December 10th.  In response to the sollcltlons of the  delegation from this city which met  the executive council last week, the  premier stated tbat he would send an  answer to the city by Monday night  This reply was read at Monday  evening's council meeting as follows:  "The executive, on further consideration, decides on a further conference  with the representatives, of the dis  trict and the B. C. Electric Railway-  Final answer therefore deferred."  Signed by H. E. Toung, Provincial  Secretary.  Mr. A. G. Perry, local manager of  the B. C. Electric Railway Co., stated  that the company would permit the  city to string police signal wires on  their poles, but the tapping of their  secondary system for. lighting would  have to he done by the B. C. Electrlc's  own men and a charge of 50 cents per  month would be made, for this service.  It was referred to the fire and light  committee.  sion, carried the boy William Batt on  deck, while his'clothes were burping,  and succeeded ln extinguishing the  flames by rolling blm and smothering  them with some of his own clothing,  "Later he assisted the other Injured  men into the Uttle gasoline launch and  rushed them with all speed' to the  Harbor Vie** Sanltorium, although his  own hands and face were badly burned  at the time.  The Board of Trade was of the opinion that lt was a proper body to take  the Initiative in the matter.  It ia reported that the injured are  doing nicely.  Correspondence  Civic 8ervlce and a Disclaimer.  To the Editor "Western Call."  Sir,���������ln announcing my intention  Not. to stand as a candidate for the  representation of Ward Six at the  forthcoming election, I seek this opportunity to express appreciation of the  solicitations of the many friends to  enter the list at this term.  There would appear to be several  vacancies in that of the, school trustees. The time at our disposal, with  a large, experience ln educational affairs, may obtain an endorsation by  the electors. The communication  from the bond-holders ln approbation  of the "cautton" exercised by the civic  council withholding (for a year) further money bylaws recalls the urgency for revision Of the assessment  roll, to provide increased revenue ln  the precence of coming fresh obligations.  The usual form of civic taxation is  upon rental, but tne "wise" men of  this city have adopted the single tax,  and proclaim that they have "solved"  It. They have no more done so than  the composition bf the moon.  The single tax is capable of practical operation when applied to agricultural areas, but when lt comes to  civic communities it is the saddle on  another "horse.   ..  The tax earns its name, from being  the only one in existence, applied to  the. only correct basis of taxation-  land. Improvements are the cultivation of lana, it being a fixed quantity,  and the fruits are for the sustenance  oi life. Ten and fifteen storey, blocks  are not improvement but detriment;  absorbing sunshine and light which  are essential to human existence. To  apply the single tax in this municipality there has to be brought.into  operation the law of custom; determining the bight* of buildings in proportion to the width of the streets.  This applied to Vancouver means that  there are no erections in Granville  Street higher than six storeys, and in  Hastings and Pender streets higher  than five storeys; those who go beyond that���������who lay claim to tbat  which they have neither right or title  of, -possession���������become subjects of  taxation. ^ .    ,  Until this ls carried out it would  be advisable to keep a "calm sough"  on the solving of tbe single tax-.  Tbertf appeared in the press, the  -(revived) scheme, details of Board of  Control; like "commission government, tt is equally inadmlsable; 'infringing eopftitutlopal law. and rights.  The bnpdtbMl o������ tt by the civic cow*,  ell ls ojaprlr ultra vires. No provln-  ctal legislature eould entertain it for  a single hour, knowing (ns they do)  to entertain It would call down the  Jurisdiction of the (Imperial) Privy  Council, wbo would Immediately ordain the restitution of the representative rights of the people.  There ts no need for "rush;" It will  copie along In' good time; the realisation and comprehension of tbe only  way and form of civic government;  along the. constitutional lines which  the charter of tbe ctty is laid.  , There should be remembered in, the  over-discounting of the results from  the. opening of the Panama Canal, that  the experience. In shipping circles wa*  marked by the lap*e of years before  the Sues Canal made any appreciable  difference in routes.  W. PORTEOUS JACK.  P. 8.���������As we have been doing  "critic" over tbe methods of the Progress Club, It I* only fair to say that  we have absolutely no connection in  any way with the "unsigned document" which ha* been circulated  through the city, on the subject. We  prefer to fight tn the open.  W. P. J.  Friday, December 5,1918  Kerrisdale  Mrs. D. Ritchie haa returned from  a month's visit spent at Edmonton.'  Mr. S. E. Peters has taken a house  on Magee Road for the winter months.  Mr. HUghes, father of Rev. Mr.  Hughes of Kerrisdale, has been very  111.  Rev. Dr. Peter Wright preached In  the Presbyterian Church at both services last Sunday.  Rev. Mr. Patterson'has been enjoying a hunting trip of a few days to  Vancouver Island.  . Mrs. Miller, Magee Road, entertained a number of her lady friends to  afternoon tea on Friday.  The second of the Kerrisdale subscription dances was held on Wednesday evening in the Kerrisdale Hall.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  Church held their regular monthly  meeting at the home of Mrs. Eastern  on Magee Road on Tuesday afternoon.  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Munroe and  family left on the evening of the 26th  in   the   S.S.   Niagara   for   Honolulu,  ���������where they will spend the winter.  Miss BesSie Reid entertained a few  of the intimate girl friends of Miss  McCrasken o*\ Saturday afternoon,  whose engagement to Mr. Perclval  Reid was announced in a very  unique way. A beautiful folder  was brought 'forward " and read  from page to page to .the amusement  of everyone and among the announce*  ment* waa the interesting item Indicated above.   "  Eburne  / .. .-.������������������'..'  ... ,���������'���������  _ Under the auspices of the Young  People's Club a very fine recital took  place on Tuesday .evening.  The Epworth League celebrated on  the subject of Women's Suffrage, at  the Monday night's mee.ting.  Mr. A. F. Yarrow, one of the largest  shipbuilders of Glasgow, was accompanied by the members of the North  Fraser Harbor Board,-Mr. J. D. Taylor, M.P., Reeve Churchill and Councillor Wells, of Point Grey, to the  North Fraser last week, in order that  he might see the advantages. Mr.  Yarrow was accompanied by his son,  Mr. A. N. Yarrow, Mr. Stratton, his  private secretary, Mr. R. D. Keay,  Bearsden, N. B., Mr. E. A. Cleveland,  consulting engineer of Vancouver, all  of whom, with the exception of Mr.  Cleveland, have lately come to' the  coast with the intention, it is said, of  selecting a site on which to start a  ship-building industry. The trip was  made in the launch Marawe.  In the forenoon the party made the  trip to tbe mouth of the North Arm,  coming back to Eburne for lunch,  which was served.at the Grand Central Hotel. The afternoon was spent  In a run up the river as far as Burnaby.  Mr. Yarrow and his companions  showed the greatest Interest in everything they saw and stored up many  notes of importance, and showed a  keen appreciation of the. bigness of  the Fraser River.  The size of the river made a great  impression.on him, as well as the location along the river bank for manufacturing, sites. Hi* keen perception  took ln the lay of the land not, only  from a water standpoint hut drainage  as well, while at the same time he  was Interested in the lay of tbe land  from a residential viewpoint and was  much interested In the cost of build*  Ing houses of the smaller slse.  That tbe river could be made navigable did not seem to cause Mr. Yar  row any doubt whatever.   The mak--  ing of the North Fraser into a harbor  in hi8 estimation was merely a que**"  tion of finance.  Tbe party are making a' systematic  investigation of all the likely situations adjacent to Vancouver and when  they reach their choice if they do con*  aider locating there i( will only be-  after mature < consideration and that  place will benefit greatly by their,  choosing.   y '���������' "-.'���������'.."  It Is dot definitely known whether  Mr. Yarrow Intends building and  operating yards here at present but It  Is evident that he intends to see the  ground at first band and lf possible  make his choice of location so that  in the event of the Arm deciding that'  the time 1* right for the further ex-1  pension of their business by bulldlng  ships ln Canada that there will then'  be nothing in the way but to build  the plant, having had first choice of,  sites. /  It is understood that several firms  have been asked to give figures Oh.  various sites most probably for thp.  purpose of comparison of price* and  advahtages as they were asked to-  submit along with the prices and data,  as to railways, depth of water and  other facilities.  The evident Intention of the firm is  to establish a branch of the Industry  on this coast that will he managed by  the younger members of the firm and  such plant will be enlarged from time  to time to meet the demands made  upon it by increased growth of trade.  On .Monday morning, December 1st,  a quiet wedding took place at Mr.  Deptford's home, Burnaby, when his  niece, Miss Edith Ringer of Hamp*  stead, England, was united In marriage  to Mr. Ernest Towe. The bride wa*  charmingly gowned in Duchess Satin,  with corsage of chiffon and pearls,  with hand made lace in becoming folds  draped over the edge of th* bridal  train. She wore a bridal yell of orange  blossoms and carried a bouquet ot  bridal croses. Many gifts testified to  the popularity of the bride.- Ther left  on the two o'clock train for tart Kells,  B. c, where they will make their future home. ;...���������������������������  *  *������       i  1  ���������  HUNTING SEASON'S  TERRIBLE TOLL  CmM lit Last f et.  To encourage belated taxpayers the  city council have drafted a bylaw ex-  SOUTH VANCOUVER.  Preparationa are being made to  start a hot lunch for the middle of  the day in the following school*: Nor-  quay, Carleton, Cbamplain aid Connaught. The idea is to charge 5 cents,  and provide free lunch for those who  cannot afford to pay. The work is being superintended by tbe Women's  Institute and societies of ladles from  the religious bodies, and Is also very  materially supported by the teachers.  The total number of building permits   for   the   month   was forty-five,  Hundred and Thirty-five Lives Lest  in Twenty-one States of ths  Union.  , Chicago, Dec. i.���������The hunting ������ea-  son which ended yesterday cost 135  lives ln twenty-one states, according  to a tabulation by a morning paper.  In addition, 140 persons were injured,  several of them fatally. Wisconsin  was the chief sufferer of the season,  with a total of twenty-nine -dead and  twenty-seven Injured; Michigan came  neit with twenty-eight dead and sixteen injured; New York third with  nineteen dead and one injured.  The careless handling of weapons  was the chief cause of death. Thirty-  seven persons lost their lives at their  own hands. Twenty-four others shot  themselves, but escaped with lesser  injuries. The careless traveling companion was held responsible for twenty-four deaths and nineteen injuries.  The man who shoots every time he  sees a movement In the bush was held  responsible for seventeen deaths and  ten injuries. Sixteen hunters were  drowned while searching fbr game.  It was estimated that 60,000 hunters were ln the field in Michigan and  Wisconsin alone, and irlth the thousands who took trail in Minnesota,  Maine and New York, the total was  placed at more than 100,000.  l������HliHii4l.tMM"t'l."H"M'-W^^  I*  Offer IJiiprec^efitetl iw Wes^irt  j.'*?-**  Terminal City .Press Resents Every British Columbian Subscriberwith a  Complimentary Annual Subscription to Canada's Oreat  Weekly Magazine.  Tbe Terminal City press, publishers of the Western Call, is this year  playing Santa Claus to its hundreds of subscribers in the province of  British Columbia, by presenting each and every subscriber with an absolutely free and complimentary annual subscription to Canada's foremost  weekly magazine, The Canadian Countryman. There is positively no  "string to this offer." Every subscriber to the Western Call, resident in  British Columbia, will receive The Canadian Countryman by post prepaid,  weekly throughout the coming year. The Terminal City Press has paid  in advance for all these subscriptions, and holds a receipt in full for same.  With this gift to Western Call subscribers we extend our best wishes for  a continuance of the erstwhile pleasant relations as publishers and subscribers���������and the Season's Greetings.  THE TERMINAL ������ITY PRESS, LIMITED.  Geo. A. Odium, Manager  ������������  _���������������:  ���������������  - llillll.il III Hill 11 lit 1"M'i 11 H t . 4 11 . tIH IH 11 ltll 11 HH till lilt IIIIIIII11 <  T=-  ARE YOU MAKING MONEY?  IF NOT���������-������������������WHY NOT I  Saturday/ the opening: day of our sensational 25 per cent discount sale, was a  huge success.   What was the reason for this ? x x    : \  First���������Our goods were originally marked at a reasonable price.  Second���������With a genuine discount of 25 per cent, they are dirt cheap. '  Third���������Our goods are the very finest obtainable.  You can't afford to let this money saving opportunity pass. Come in and let us  convince you of the wonderful bargains we are giving every day. Don't delay���������Do  it now; by waiting till tomorrow, the very article you want most may be gone. A  small deposit will reserve any article at these prices.  Geo. G. Bigger  Jeweler and Diamond Merchant  143 Hastings St, W.        Between Abbott & Cambie

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