The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 2, 1923 · 2
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1 n '4 iiS ill TWO G.N. HEAD OFFICE L l;M THE CABINET Hon. Geo. P. Graham Re-peats That Govt, Has Not It Yet Made Its Final De-r cisionin Matter. QUESTIONS LIKELY INCOMMONS TODAY ;Annuncement of R. P. Cfiuoh Has Given Rise to uch Comment by Mem ers. here Is some doubt if the house 1 today hear a definite announce- fiient on the new headquarters of the Canadian Railways. While, ac J .fording to the statement handed ' fut by It. P. Cough, one of the directors, last niirht thp V.itlrtnnl Railway hoard has decided in favor f Montreal, their recommendation remains to he approved by the cabi net. Hon. George P. Graham, act ing minister of railways, reneated oday that the government had not yet reached a final decision. "The act provides," he said, "that the re commendation of the hoard in re ffard to headquarters must come bo fore the government. The question ht divisional points is entirely In ihe hands of the board." Mr. Gough's statement will, it is expected, be the subject of ques tioning; wnen tne house meets this afternoon. His announcement i pectins the new headquarters has jriven rise to much comment among members, especially as the boards recommendation has not yet receiv fcd the approval of the government. H MAfa iHK NOT S! RPIUSi:i. i nnndinm Press Dmiiatrh. TORONTO, Feb. 2. Mayor 51a-fcuire stated last night that, while lie was greatly disappointed ot the tlerision reached by the Canadian National directors, he was not surprised as some time prior to the risit of Sir Henry Thornton to Toronto be had been informed by a gentleman in close touch with railway affairs and the government, that he hadseen the site In -Montreal which had then been selected for the chief offices of the system, lie had met the same gentleman in Ottawa a few days ago, when he repeated the statement, said he. The mayor was amazed that Sir Henry Thornton, after the positive statements he had made in Toronto on the matter, should have overlooked the economic side of the question, v "However," said the mayor, "we hall have to put up with the decision and make the best of it. The railways belong to the people, and j we must pull together to make them k success." 1: SILVKR I.IMXG TO CLOVIX 'i : TORONTO, Feb. 2. Toronto people are already seeing a silver lining in the cloud that moves the headquarters of the Canadian National Railways to Montreal. It is being freely asserted today that the new arrangement placing the Quebec divisions. Including the old Grand Trunk and Intercolonial sections, in tho central division of tne C.N. It., With headquarters at Toronto, Jneans a tremendous increase in the railway business to be transacted In Toronto. It is declared by some that this will mean removal of sev-ral families from Montreal to Toronto. ::The question of the headquarters f the Canadian National Telegraph commercial section seems to be still undecided so far as official announcement is concerned. i': This system largely comprises the ld Great Northwestern Telegraph Company, whose headquarters were fn Toronto before it was takes over by the Canadian National. TIIK RATIONAL COVHSE, r; MONTREAL, Feb. 2. Commenting editorially on the decision of the Canadian National Railways' directorate to transfer the headquarters of the system from Toronto to Montreal, the Star this afternoon ays: r'"It has been evident for some fimc past that determined efforts were being made in certain quarters to bring pressure to bear on the frovernment In the hope that sectional prejudices and regional ad-Vantages might reflect them from the rational course which they have p-ow followed. i; "Sir Henry Thornton is too able . ; railway executive to be ca joled itf harried into choosing any center far from the metropolis of Canada, far from its chief port ot entry and far from the nerve center of the banking and business of the IKiin-inion, merely because a few politicians would like to have the operation of Canada's National Railroads just under their own noses so that from time to time they might tftrust a meddlesome hand into a business of immense financial possibilities." fcXl'IiA NATION Ol" IH.CIslo.V. TORONTO, Feb. 2. liiwussmg the decision of the Canadian National Railway, the. Toronto star sayB: "Against the decision that has fceen made we could say much, but it would largely be by way of repetition of the reasons advanced for tocatiiig the headquarters in this inty and province. There is ut least tills to be said in explanation of the decision arrived at: 5. "That professional and conventional railway opinion would almost inevitably be that the head oilieu ought to be at a port where wheel Had keel meet, and at the center here its chief opposition railway system is quartered. It is a sort of tradition that that is the way to carry on railroading, and Toronto. With the best arguments in the World, has been waging an uphill contentful all along opposed not only by political influence but by deep-rooted habits of thought on the part of railwaymen who fumy that the heart-railroader must from Ifts oitice hear both the rumble of liis trains and tho whistles of tho okiean boats." (.Sis; Also Page Fight I i: Ask Public to Help. JlA social service worker who ha Investigated the mase of a family in distressing circumstances at i2i Rochester street is inviting public assistance in the way of food, fuel Mid clothing. The family, has been receiving assistance from the city, but this is said to be inadequate. The father is said to bo losing his sight Mid is in consequence unable to werk, and there are live young children, without a motlur. The fathei ISJBtated to be making a brave Ktrug-gie to care for the children and keep them at school. ijCHATHAM, Ont Accidental d'jith was the verdict of the coroner's. Jury which inquired Into the eircurastances surrounding the death of Herbert tcyes of Toronto who Has killed by an autoniobKe driven by Michael Mitchell. Oetroit. on the Bloonjfteld sio road on the after-toon , of Jan. S3. NEEDS APPROVA Four Years After. Sautuary Wood, the scene ut such .severe fighting during the war, where many among the best of the ymith of Canada fell, still remains much as it was whin the war ended. The remnants of what were once beautiful trees are standing up like charred lingers out of a rank morals. A graphic description of this famous spot, of ''Hill CO" and all alons: the immortal Ypres Salient l.s given in the next instalment of "i'our Years After" by Rev. Canon V, C. Scott. C.M.G.. D.S.O. senior chaplain of the Canadian Forces in France, who spent two months last summer touring the old battlefields of tne western front, which will appr-ar in the .Saturday Evening Citizen. In the same edition Kt. Hon. David L.loyil George will discuss Britain's Debt to the United States." BEAR SEES SHADOW If Legend Proves True, Six Weeks More of Cold Weather. Many Believe in Bearology. Did ar.vone see tile bear this morning, for today. Candlemas. the dny upon which bruin sallies forth to look for his shadow, if he saw it he goes back to dreamland with un empty st-omstfh for at least six weeks more, for it is going to be fair and cold. If he didn't one may expect to have a reasonable mild spell, with hopes of an early spring. The weather this morning was fino and clear and while cold in the early hours, was decidedly milder by noon. If the bear didn't see his shadow, with the brilliant sun which was shining, it must have been blind. Candlemas is a feast of religious significance which dates-bad: some centuries, and used to be observed by processions, but today it is more quietly recognized. Just where and why it originated no one seems to know, although the feast has been the subject matter of poets tor hundreds of years. Why bearology should be believed before the scientific methods employed by me-terological observers, is unexplained but nevertheless it is a fact that Candlemas day and its legend regarding the bear and his shadow is firmly believed in. and as a matter of fact the legend has been borne out more often than not. Anyway, it is said, Kruin awakes today from his long winter's sleep, crawls out of his hidden burrow and looks around him. If he should see his shadow, ho yawns and retires to his den again to wait six weeks for milder weather. If his 3hadow is lacking bruin sets out on a foraging expedition and limbers up for the spring season, and if the legend is true, mild weather and an early spring would be due. VOTING OF FRENCH BUDGET IS DELAYED PARIS. Feb. 2. The finance committee of the senate has refused to examine the budget until it has been balanced by the chamber of deputies. As a result the budget cannot be finally voted before March 1 and tho government will be obliged to resort to the costly expedient of further provisional monthly credits. The chamber voted the budget on January 28, but did not balance it, leaving that task to the finance committee. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MACDONALD COLLEGE f'anndlnn I'revs IJesiiafcli. MONTH KAL, Feb. S. Announcement is made of a gift of ten scholarships of $500 each for graduate work in agricultural research in MacDonald College, St. Anne de liellevue. These will be, distributed one to each province, with the exception of Quebec, which rcceivn two. The gift presented by the W. C. MacDonald Company, of Montreal, was made by the president, Walter M. Stewart. PREPARINS ATTACK UPON VLADIVOSTOK MOSCOW, Feb. 2. According to a despatch from Chita-, a new attack is being prepared against Vladivostok by the Siberian district duma, the former anti-Bolshevik controlling body in the Far Mist, which at present has its headquarters in Korea. An army of S.000 men is said to have been organized for the move on Vladivostok. REFER DISPUTE TO COURT OF JUSTICE PARIS. Feb. 2 The council of the League of Nations decided in principle this morning that the conflict between the Herman minorities in Poland and the polish government should be referred to the Permanent Court of International Jus tice. Timber Permit Granted. Iniinrtlnn 1'rras Ilesnnteb. TORONTO. Feb. 2. Tho Hope Lumber Company. Limited, of Thes-salon has been awarded the ligbt to cut the red and white pine on the timber limit made up of the southern portion of the township ol XVcst-bnioke and a pnrt of the adjoining township to the south, an area altogether of 2.". srni.-n-,. mil... on the following terms: 13.27 bonus per thousand feet hoard measure in addition to the crown dues of 2.50 per thousand feet. The award was announced this morning by the Ontario Depart inentofLainlsfind I-'orests. Late Mrs. F. Green. The funeral of the late Mrs. Kathleen Orven. wife of Mr. Fred Green. 70 Turner street, who passed away it a local hospital after a long iif-ness. was held from her late home to St. Itarnabas church and liecchwond cemetery. Iiereased. whose maiden name was Kathleen l.udga'e. was born near Kganville. She cune to Ottawa about 30 years ago and 23 vents aiin married .Mr. tlree.i. Upsides her husband, she is survived by one daughter. Miss Lillian Ureen, of Ottawa: one brother. Mr Anthony Liiflur.--te. of Pembroke, and two sister, si's. (Jeorge Young nnl Miss Nora Lmlgate. both of Ottawa. New Australian Premier, f'annilinn ire OeNpntch, M Kl.iiol itM;. Feb. 2. Stanley M. ttruce. Nationalist, has been in lited to form a ministry, it was announced today. Mr. f!ruce is federal treasurer In the present ministry and is the director of a big drapery firm. He was born in Melbourne and was graduated from Cambridge Pniver-sity. He was twice wounded in therreat war and won the Military Crtji and the Croix de Ouerre. OTTAWA DELEGATES BUILDERS' MEETING! Conference on Construction Meets in Quebec. Outlook For Future. "There Is little doubt that within the next few decades Canada will witness great advances in nearly every form of construction. Evers movement which endeavors to estab-li?h conditions that are? fair to all interested sections of the community will have its effect. I think that the coming conference at Quebec" Wi'l be one step forward. The above was one of the Interesting statements made by Mr. J. Clarke iteilly. Dominion secretary of the Association of Canadian liuilil-Ing and Construction Industries, in announcing the program for the fifth annual conference of the tissockitlon, which will be held in Quebec City, Feb. fith to 9th. Contrary to the general belief that the past year had been a good one for the building industry as a whole, the Dominion secretary takes the view that commercial and industrial construction was disappointing. The Ottawa delegates to the convention will be Mr. George A. Grain, secretary of the Ottawa branch of the Canadian Puilding and Construction Industries; Mr. Sidney Smith. Mr. Joseph Meather, Mr. Joseph Douglas. Mr. Hugh Graham, and likely Mr. T. S. Kirby. Tho Ottawo delegates will leave on Monday. Ihe relations of the employer and his men are always a live problem ni the building and construction industries, especially when work begins to get plentiful, and labor carce. Labor agreements, the time to sign them, rites of wages. working conditions, nil arc included under the title of the address by John V. Gray, of Toronto, on Uight llelations ..with our "Workmen. The conference will listen to a special representative of the Pabson statistical Agency. Mr. William It. Mattson, who will speak on The Outlook for 1923, end to Mr. J. A. Pchryburt. of the Bureau of Statistics, on The Industrial Census Schedule. Each dny there will be luncheons. woth special speakers, among whom ire the Hon. L. A. Taschereau. pre mier of Quebec, and the Hon. Atha- nase David, provincial secretary. CONCERT AND PLAY GREATLY ENJOYED t'nder the auspices of the choir and Men's Club of St. Matthew's church a very successful concert and play was given on Tuesday and Wed nesday in the parish hall. Preceding the play a short concert was given in which Miss Rita Atkin son. Mr. H. E. A. Hawken, Mr George White, and Mr. Frank Brooks delighted the large audiences and very graciously rcponded to repeated encores. Mr. Edmund Sharpe, A.R.C.M., acted as accompanist. ihe tnree act farce by George II. Broadhurst. "Why Smith Left Home. was produced by the St. Matthew's Dramatic Club, under the direction ot Mr. It. W. Dawson. The olav is one full of sparkling wit and humor. caning ror considerable ability and the manner in which the audiences enjoyed the production and showed their appreciation spoke volumes for! the good work of the cast. Mrs. Garnet Hlchardson. as Mrs Smith, played a difficult nart moat ffectively. Miss Evelyn Crawley as the aunt, with decided opinions on now to manage a husband, carried her part splendidly. Miss Lorena Barrett as a cook-lady kept the audiences In continuous laughter at her drolleries. Miss jLorna Mann played excellently the part of flirtatious lady's maid. Miss Clara L. Godfrey as a maiden lady of un certain age played her part well Miss Grace Ainsworth was charming as the bride ot Lieut. Robert Walton, played by W. A. Ainsworth. Miss Florence Smith made a capital housemaid. Mr. R. W. Dawson as General Billetdaux and Mr. George neiiyer as count on Guggenheim both played difficult character parts wun a vim that was much enjoyed. The entire cast was well chosen and should follow up the success with other productions. The Rosemount Orchestra very kindly supplied music during intermissions. The sommittee in charge of the entertainment was Messrs. A.' J. Mason, Charles Atkinson. i. T Barrett. C. G. Orton, W. F. Roach, A. R. Dawson and A. D. Hooper, to whose untiring efforts much of the success Is due. Mcsdames Mason, Clark and Atchison ably assisted in the sale of enndies nnd ice cream. Heard Around Town The ski club of Ottawa Collegiate Institute will be the guests of Mr. J. 11. Dickson, of the Ottawa Ski Club, on Saturday afternoon nt the Ironside lodge of the latter club. Leaving Chateau Lauricr station at 1 0.1 J a.m. the collegiate party will journey by car to the end of the line at YVrighivillo and ski from there to Ironside. After partaking ot lunch-con, the nfternon will be spent ski-lns on the dome shaped hill at Ironside. The party will return to Ottawa over the same route. An opportunity to see a telephone demonstration will be given Montlav niiflit by the Bell Telephone Co., under the auspices of the Y.l'.A.. in the Sunday school hall of Eastern Methodist Church. The demonstration will be carried out by means of a model switchboard, by which tin operators will demonstrate operating methods and the general work of giving telephone service, and will solve, for the audience, a number ot complexities and so-called service troubles which can be avoided. The lecture under the auspices of the Catholic Truth .Society Sunday evening In St. Patricks parish hall will be by Rev. Father John H. O'- i.orman, of St. Patricks church. Cobalt, and his subject will he The Atonement. The apostolic delegate. Mgr. di Maria, will be present, and the chairman will be Mr. T. D'Arcy McGee. The hall has been crowded at previous lectures and arrangements have been made to provide more seating accommodation. London Money Market. LONDON, Feb. 2 Trading was Utiiet and prices moved irregularly on the stock exchange today. Bar sil.xer 30 l;)-16d per ounce: liar gold sSs Sd: money 1 1-5 per cent. Discount rates short bills 2 1-2 and 2-l per cent: three months bills 2 s-1 H per cent. TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY :IITI f-'IKti nurse open for engagements, maternity or other cases, rates medcrate. Tel. C, 21 T3. 0',s IMo lessons at pupils' homes; Advanced method, experienced. y. i718. onij SKIM, nsh, 7 feet. Haagen fittings, very cheap. 191 Lisgar St. 01 'i iiiik-.sx suit, a. nearly new. also evening kowii. iuuic partW beaded, cbeap. Box Ititi, Citizen. ' 01 H I roomed apt., reduced rent, immediately, partly furnished. 13i! Sla-ler. o,i i DRV wood. red. white pine, $2 SO large load. . 42S8J. vZ'i IMIKSSM KIi, ladies and misses, moderate prices. C. 2375 W. 00 SMA1.I, liouse and lot. will trade for truck and: cash. Naylor. Clare'hi Park, Weilboru. 01 TUB CIT1ZK. xi'lAWA. CANADA. SNOWFALL IS MUCH GREATER THIS YEAR Fall Last Month Double That of Ian.. 1922. Less Sun- Ihine. Snowfall In Ottawa during Jan uarv totalled practically twlca as much as in January last year, ac cording to the report prepared by Mr. "Win. Ellis, weather observer at the Dominion Experimental Farm. Last month the snowfall totalled 32. 2D inches, as compared with 16 25 inches in January. 1922. The heaviest snowfall in 24 hours last month was eight inches, on January 12. as eomonred with 6.00 inches on Jan uary 12th. 1922. The coldest day last month was the 7th. when the thermometer registered 17.4 degrees below zero, as compared witn zo ae grees below zero on January 24, 1922. The mildest day last month was January 1st, when the temperature was 37.8 degrees above zero, as compared with 36.8 degrees above zero on the 5th and loth last year. There wa9 less sunshine last month than in January, 1923- Last month there were 106.9 hours of sunshine, a daily average of 3.44. hours, as compared with 12.4 hours, or a daily average of 3.94 nours in January, 1922. Held Skiing Party. About fifty members of the St. Urigid's Young Men's Asrociation took part in a skiing party from the ciubrooms on Dalhousie street last evening. The party trailed down the Ottawa river as far ail Rockcllffe Park, from where they struck a train across country till they reached the Rideau river and then back to the club house. A bean supper was awaiting them on their return and following this, a social hour was ppent. DRAWING ROOM 1. Ladies and Gentlemen attending the Drawing Room on the night of Saturday, the 3rd of February, are requested to note that the doors of admission will not be opened before 7.30 p.m. 2. That specimen cards for those nttending can be seen at Messrs. James Hope and Sons. Sparks street. It is especially requested that the names tuny be written in block letters. It is most tlcsirnhle that visiting cards should not be used. 3. Ladies intending to be presented for the first time should apply In Writing to the Aide-de-Camp In Waiting at Government House, who will provide the special presentation card to be used on the occasion. HIS EXCELLENCE - rHE GOVERNOR GENERAL WILL HOLD A DRAWING ROOM IX THE SENATE CHAMBER. AT 9 P.M. ON SATCKD AY, 3RD FEBRUARY, 1923 The following: regrulationB will be adopted: 1. Carriages will enter Parliament Square by the Eastern entrance and leave via the rpar of Parliament House by the Center or Western entrance. 2. Cabinet Ministers and those Gentlemen having the Private entree, with their wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried aistera. Senators, the Speaker of the House of Commons, Tulsne Judged of the. Sunreme Court, the Judges of th Exchequer tourc. fuipne judges or tne courts of Law and Equity, Retired Judge?, Officials having seats on the fluor of the Senate, Hon. Aideg-de-Camp. and the wive?, unmarried daughter! and unmarried stetera of the above are requested to enter at the Senate entrance. 3. Members of the House of Commons, Officials having seats on the floor of the House and their wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried sisters are requested to enter by the House of Commons entrance. 4. Members of the Executive Council end the .Speaker njid Members of the Legislative Councils of Quebec and Nova Scotia and the LegislatU'e Assemblies of the several Provinces of the Dominion, Deputy Ministers and those Officers holding rank of Deputy Ministers, the Commissioners of the Railway Commls-nion, the Chairman International Joint Commission. Officers on Duty, the Viscar Cieneral, the Sheriff of the County of Carleton, the Mayor of Ottawa, Consuls General and (he wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried sisters of the above, are requested to enter by the Senate entrance. Note.- Other relatives or Guest are not inrluded in the above paragraphs and are requested to enter as in paragraph 6. fi Ladies and Gentlemen, other than those mentioned above, are re. quested to enter where the Red Lights lire, shown. 6. Presentation will take place In the following; order: (a) Cabinet Ministers and those gentlemen having the private entree, with their wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried sisters. (b) Senators, the Speaker of the House of Commons. Puiii Judges of the Supreme Court, the Judges of Exchequer vurt. Puisne Judges, of the 'ourts of Law nnd Equitv, Retired Judges. Officials hiving seats on the floor of the Senate and the wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried sifters o the above, nnd the wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried tors of the Hon. Atdes-ds-Tump. c) Members of the House of Commons. Officials havingr seats on the floor of the House with their wives, unmarried daughters and unmarried sisters. d) Members of the Executive Council and the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assemblies. Deputy Minister, the Commissioners of the Railway Commission, the 1'hairman of the International Joint Commission, the Vicar General, the Sheriff of the .'ounty of Carleton, the Mayor of Ottawa. Consuls fleneral and the wive?, unmarried daughters and unmarried sisters of the above. ( The other Ladies and Gentlemen attending the Drawing Room. 7. Any Ladies and Gentlemen, who have been presented and are desirous of remaining untii the Drawing Koom Is concluded, mar take up their positions either on the steps on each Pide of the Senate Chamber as far as the available spuc permits, or else in the Galleries: but the privilege will be allowed to tbosi persons only who have passed the Throne. 8. Ladies are expected to be In Evening Dress, veils and feathers being optional, but Court Trains are not expected. Oentlemen will be in full or Evening Dress. Ladles and Gentlemen are requested to provide themselves with two cards, on which thel name should !5 written In block letters, thus MITH, one to b left at the door of the Senate Chamber and the other to be given to the Aide-de-Camp on duty. 9. In the enre of Ladles Intending to be presented for the first time, it is requested that application be made. In Writing, before the date of the Drawing Koom. to the Aid-de-Champ In Waiting at Government House, who will provide the special presentation cards to be used on the occasion. j 1ft Should sny further informs.-1 tlon be required, it is requested that an application be made to the Pri- j vate Secretary at Government House. ! xy command. P. KHODGSOV. Major, w Private Secreta FRIDAY. FKBTHTAHY 11)2.1 THEFT CASES WITH Mother and Young Babe in Jail. Brothers Were Living in Poorly Constructed ; Shack. Declarlnff that he had stolen provisions to keep himself and his fourteen-year-old brother from starvation, O. Fortin was remanded In Hull police court until Monday. Fortin was charged with having broken !nto ther esldence of Mr. M. Lauzon, 54 Ht. Jacques street, by the cellar window, on the night of January Slst and stealing groceries, etc., valued at $6. , Their mother la in jail for selling Htiuor, their father recently died, the two lads were thrown out of their old home and had to seek shelter in a lean-to Phack, which they huilt on the Aylmer road between Hull proper and Val-Tetreau, and which was full of drafts. The accused, when arrested, said that they kept warm at night by dividing the night Into watches; while one slept the other tended the log fire which was kept burning. Another Fad case was heard when M'flsj Alice Chenler, who hails from Piaisnnce, Que,, pleaded guilty to the theft of jewelry and dresses to the extent of about $1,000, from two residents of Hull. . The unfortunate woman was a domestic and stole the froods, which were found in her trunk by Detective Ubald . Sauve, from Mrs. Lionel ;Gendron, Laurier i Everything for the HOME marked at Reduced Prices i i Mens Gaiter Boots Eeg-. $7 value. Special Specially designed to give every possible' com fort and freedom to the feet and still retain that smart, neat appearance. Kxcellently made of good quality black vlcl kid on an easy-fitting square toe last. Have full elastic side - Korea. Goodyear welt soles and substantial heels. Sizes 6 1-2 to . Regular $7 value. 30 pairs to clear on Saturday at, pair,' $5. Bryson-Graham Women's Underskirts Made of plain black heatherbloom with flowered flounces. Have elastic waists. Sizes 31 to &-t C 38. Each.. Ol- Main street, come time during the early winter. She was arrested last night when released from the Hull hospital where she becae a mother. Owing to the lack of proper in-stltutions In the city, he and her babe are now in the Hull jail, until her case can be disposed of. The woman, who is only 26 years of age, has been a domestic for thirteen years. ' The authorities believe her condition had something to do with her committing the thefts. In any event Judge Miliar, has asked a physician to express an opinion, and if this is found to be true, ehe will be accorded a suspended sentence. RESULTS SOLDIER LAND SETTLEMENT Collection returns of the Soldier Settlement Board up to the end of January show that returned men on the land have on the whole passed .nrough a satisfactory year. The province of Ontario gives the best results. 73 per cent, of the amount due by soldier settlers havlns been paid into the board. The district of Regina ts second to Ontario with 70 per cent, of payments made at the end of the month. The Maritime Provinces show 57 per cent, paid nnd the Prince Albert district of Saskatchewan &G per cent. paid. The settlement fisures completed to the end of December last show 22.548 settlers with loans amount-Inn to $93,235,902. In addition to those settled with loans. 6.302 men have been settled on crown lands without loans, m.ik-inp a total settlement of 28.940. The number who have plven up their farms after a trial amounts to 13.7 per cent, of the total who have received loans, or 10.7 per cent, of the total number under the auspices of the board. This is a very slight III- crease during the past year. Buy your Kitchenware, Oilcloth and Linoleum NOW take advantage of Bryso n-Graham5 Sale ome HP HE February Sales bring saving op- portunities for your requiremenis in everything for the home. Our entire stock of furniture and home furnishings, including kitchenware, floor coverings cf all kinds, chinaware, silverware (except Community Plate), table and bed linens-everything in these lines is offered at reduced prices for the February Sale. Buy now and save ! Smart, New Hats for Spring Now displaying the smartest ain most becoming little hats for Spring or immediate wear. Thej 3re all new arrivals from leading style centers and each one fairly breathes the new spring tstyles and color hues. What a wonderful change one of these little hats would make if you wore it with your winter costume! How It would brighten your winter attire and make you look more smart and . stylish! And there are so many new styles, shapes and color combinations in brilliant and dark shades as to make you want to inspect them, even if you do not buy. Price, each, 95 to $0.95. Brysan-Graham Second Floor. Women's Black Vici Kid Oxford; $5 Keg. $5.95 value ..... Smart, neat appearing oxfords that well-dressed women and girls are demanding for immediate wear. M;ide of black vici kid on a neat receding toe last and have Goodyear welt soles- and Cuban heels. 40 pairs only. Sizes 3 to 7 in the lot. Regular J5.95 value. Special, pair. J3.C0. Boot and Shoe Dept.. Main Floor. IE Will Relieve Candian Authors of Vexatious Formalities Including Duplicate Publication. WASHINGTON. Feb.- 2. An important development in the international copyright situation affecting Canadian and British authors Is presented by a bill which has just been introduced in the house of congress. The bill was introduced by Representative Tichn6r, of Kansas, and is backed by the Authors' League of Now York. It was drafted after a" series of conferences between United States authors, publishers and labor leaders and is intended to permit the United States to enter the International Copyright Union. This it proposes to do by modifying the so-called manufacturing: clauses which have hitherto prevented the United States from being allowed to join the International Union at Berne. If the bill is passed, the manufacturing clauses will thereafter apply only to United States authors or authors of other nationalities domiciled in the United States, and will become a purely domestic qualification for United States copyright, thus relieving British and United States authors of vexatious formalities including the irritating necessity of duplicate and simultaneous publication in order to secure copyright in the United Sta'.V. The domestic manufacturing cUiuscs are, however. i i draperies, bedding ! i 1 1 rurnisninffs Reg. $11 value. Pair Regular $13.50 to $15.50 Regular $4.25 to $6.85 3.69 extended so as to ensure tha marin facturer of tho United States auth;r book in its entirety within the lim its of the United States, thus sto ping the practice of certain Unite States publishers who send prime sheets over to England to ba boun and re-imported as books. Oiricials of the Canadian Authoi Association who have had the oppoi tunity of examining the bill are c the opinion that it marks a genuin step forward, although they considt that some of the provisions alTectin importation may have to be module to conform with the requirements c the international -copyright author: ties at Berne. . Piano S150 Brunswick ... $70 Organ $16 JOHN RAPER PIANO CO LTD. 179 Sparks St. WOMEN'S AND MISSES' EXCLUSIVE APPAREL PioiiI.Tly Priced v s aim or rurmture I 3 Everything for the HOME marked at Reduced Prices i i Hemstitched Sheets . $5.75 . Kxcellent quality hemstitched sheets for every day use. Have a linen finish. Size 72 in. x 90 in. Regular $11 value. February Sale l'rice, pair, 95.75. All Linen Table Cloths $7.75 iuew jonn c. crowns laoie cloths are made of excellent quality linen In an attractive spot design. Some are sliehtly imperfect. Size 72 in. x 72 in. Regular M3.00 to J15.50 values. February Sale price, each, $7.75. Bryson-Graham Staple Dept., Main Floor. Children's Cosy, Warm Coats Half Price Cosy, warm coats for children 2 to 5 years. Well made of good quality chinchilla and blanket cloths in a navy shade. Lined with (trey flannelette. Some have nil round helts while others are trimmed with brass hut-tons. Regular J4.25 to $6.95 values. Special, each. HALF PRICK. Bryson-Oraham Baby's Shop, Second Floor. Children's Plush Hats Made of black plush. Have velvet stitched rims and corded ribbon bandsi Sixes for ages 2 to 4 years, Each 49c

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