Prohibition came early for the Gladstone Inn
Thursday, June 15, 1916. on of H. of of as of it J. by He a to MUNICIPALITY HAS GONE DRV Licence Commissioners for South; Vancouver Have at Last Cancelled Last Licence in the District. WELL KNOWN KINGS WAY HOSTELRY LOSES LICENCW Small Boy Missing for Several! Days Prosperous Church School News. ' SOUTH VANCOUVER, June 15 South Vancouver has gone dry. Thi licence commissioners at their meeting meeting yesterday refused to renew tho only licence which has been granted in the municipality for a number of years, and hereafter the Gladstone Inn on Klngsway wjll be unable to nispenso liquid refreshment. Rec Wlnram and Commissioner Rowiini? voted against the renewal of the lincec. expressing the opinion that there was no necessity for a licenced hostelry in the district. Commissioner Commissioner Armstrong voted against the resolution on tho ground that it would be better to lot the people decide on the mutter in the coming referendum. referendum. In 1911 Reeve Wlnram succeeded in getting a resolution through the commission cancelling this licence, but un appeal was made to the supreme supreme court. and a mandamus secured nm tl W rr f It A n.mn.iluulnn a (.An m.r the licence, the ground set up being that some infraction of the rules by the licensee must be established before before his licence could be cancelled. An amendment was made to tha bylaw bylaw this year giving the municipality power to cuncel, and the commissioners commissioners have taken advantage of tha power given them. Temperance people people have been working for this for a Jong time and will be delighted at the action of the commissioners.