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The Victoria Daily Times from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada • 9

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I I I a of TULY 18, 1923 9 VICTORIA DAILY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, 1885 $1.95, $2.95, $3.95 Ladies' Specials IN OXFORDS AND PUMPS SEE WINDOWS MAYNARD'S SHOE STORE 649 YATES STREET PHONE 1232 WHERE MOST PEOPLE TRADE BICYCLE SALE Bells, English Chains $1.75 Long Rubber Grips, Pedals, pair Outer Covers Pumps, Victory Cycle Works 581 Johnson Street. Phone 735. Four Doors Below Government Street. Cut-Rate Stationery Store Macey-Abel Ltd. 617-619 View Street COFFEE JAMESON Son Cafe BEST "THE NAME IS THE BRAND." Look To Us For Your Lumber Our best advice upon, all building problems is, always at your command.

We manufacture every variety of lumber for homebuilding. C.P.S. LUMBER AND TIMBER LTD. Foot of Discovery St. Phone 7060 KINDLING WOOD The Summer Fuel $5.00 Per Cord Lemon, Gonnason Ltd Phone 77 2324 Government St.

PACIFIC TRANSFER CO. Heavy Teaming 0. Every Description a Specialty. Phones 248, 249 Baggage Checked and Stored Express--Furniture Removed Our Motto: Prompt and civil service. Complaints will be dealt with without delay.

737 Cormorant Street. Victoria. Motor Trucks Deliveries. UTILIZE TIMES WANT ADS AFTER EATING And all forms of stomach trouble, such as gas pains, acid, sour burning stomach are all relieved in two minutes by taking JO-TO. JO-TO sold by all Druggists.

(Advt.) Du Barry Chocolates Exclusive line highest grade Chocolate. New flavors, delicious centres. Agents HALL CO. CENTRAL DRUG STORE Victoria, B. C.

SELECTED FIR Per Millwood $3.50 Big Cord. In 5-Cord Lots. W. L. MORGAN FUEL Largest Dealer in Victoria, Phone 766.

656 Yates Street Homoint Raage Model- SEE US ABOUT THAT ELECTRIC RANGE HAWKINS HAYWARD Electrical Quality and Service Stores 1103-1607 Douglas Street Phones 643-2627 PREST-0-LITE BATTERY SERVICE HOW'S YOUR BATTERY? We want service batteries and are prepared to make you a special allowance on your old battery providing it is not too far gone. THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO GET A NEW BATTERY AT AN EXCEPTIONALLY REASONABLE COST- SEE OUR BATTERY MAN TO-DAY. THOS. PLIMLEY, LTD. Broughton Street Phone 697, Victoria, B.

Phone 2019, Oak bay Branch BOY CAMPERS ENJOYING LIFE Y. M. C. A. Outing at Beaver Lake Proves Highly Successful Adding to the success that attended its opening, the camp of the Boys' Work Division of the Y.M.C.A.

at Beaver Lake is progressing, with 50 boys in camp under James McEwan. Baseball, swimming, stunts, treasure hunts, industrial hikes and ice cream feeds, to copy a few of the items on the busy camp programme, have kept the campers in such good spirits that the difficulty is to persuade them to come home. Last week the camp was treated to an linexpected ice cream feed by Dr. Hill, excellent lecture on the solar system by W. E.

Harper, of the Astrophysical Observatory. The boys went on an eight-mile hike to Brentwood, where Edwin Tomlin, B. C. Cement Company, arranged for their transportation to Bamberton, where three merry hours weer spent in going, over that plant. Master Mechanic Walker took the boys in charge and went through the entire process from the quarrying to the finished product.

Returning, the campers rolled in their blankets beside a beach fire for the night. On Saturday parents and friends were guests at the camp and entertained to an excellent programme. On Sunday H. A. Beckwith and Ira Dilworth spoke briefly on interesting The Foxes won the efficiency contest for the week, and were treated to an ice cream feed in reward.

This week the plan has been somewhat changed and two schedules will be in force, for older and younger groups of boys. Mr. Harper will again address the gathering, this time on "The Stars." A motor bus will leave the Y.M.C.A. building in town at 2 p.m. Saturday for the camp, so that visitors may go direct.

FIREMEN WILL PLAY ACTORS go The firemen will try conclusions with the actors of the Pantages Theatre to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock in a game of baseball at the Stadium. Both teams are ready for the fray and a game is expected. The have their rehreling, star hurler, W. Mathews, ready for action, while the actors are reported to have a former member of the New York Giants to do their heaving. Easy to Take-Quick to Relieve CAPSULES Successful BLADDER MIDY bears Each (MIDY) Beware of counterfeits Dry Land Millwood Our Guarantee Phone 3170 Rodwell Bros.

Yard, 809 Johnson Street Stout Aldermen to Race at Employees, Picnic at Elk Lake Stout aldermen reported to be in vigorous training are, now for strenuous races to be held at the civic em.ployees' big annual pienic at Ell: Lake Saturday when City Council members will struggle for athletic fame. Betting at the City Hall today was all in favor of Alderman S. Woodward, who was 8. sprinter in his youth and who still has a good deal of speed left and Alderman E. B.

Andros was widely favored among the heavyweights. A big programme of sports has been arranged by the civic employees for their picnic. In addition to various foot races for everyone in the city service, including the City Hall stenographers, there will be feature events like tugs-of-war, putting the shot and climbing a greasy pole. City employees will leave for Elk Lake early Saturday morning. Cars will leave the City Hall at 9.30, 9.45 and 10 o'clock.

The morning, will be spent in swimming Elk Lake filter tanks. After lunch sports will commence at two o'clock. One member of the City Council, probably Alderman W. J. Sargent, will speak to the gathering on behalf of the City Council, as Mayor will leave for his annual vacation to -morrow, and will not be present at the picnie.

SOLICITOR ADVISES AGAINST CLUB LAW Would Increase Beer Clubs Here, Sangster Is Warned Alderman George Sangster, leading advocate of a club by here, conferred yesterday afternoon witn City Solicitor H. S. Pringle on the advisability of licensing beer clubs immediately and learned that there are serious legal difficulties in the way of the proposed license measure. Mr. Pringle made it clear to-day that he would not advise the Council to pass a beer club by-law which, he believed, would not be a success If the Council decided to pass such by-law, he believed, large numbers of beer clubs would spring into existence here as they did in Vancouver, following the passage of a club by.

law there. Alderman Sangster holds that the city should secure revenue from numerous clubs operating here and asserts that the City Council has nothing to do with enforcing liquor laws. He is gaining little support for his by-law plan, however, as most Council members appear to think that the Council should not put itself in the position of licensing establishments that break the law. Passage of a club by-law, they fear, would make it seem that the Council was recognizing and condoning law breaking. COMPLAINT WITH A STING Following on the tragic death in Saanich resulting from the sting of a wasp or bee city police to-day handled with every precaution an urgent request to remove a wasp nest from Fairfield Road.

The work was a suitable one for the city engineer's department, felt the police, and turned the complaint over to that body to deal with. Already three children have been stung by the wasps, and the toll grows. for the hot days of Summer -when the atmosphere becomes unbearable and one's throat feels parched and dry- a glass of water sparkling with a small "dash" of ENO's "Fruit Salt" is an effervescing delight to the palate--immediately cooling, refreshing and invigorating. ENO4 real "godsend" in hot weather--should always be in every houseFRUIT hold every day of the year, ready for instant SHIT use. Your druggist sells it! ENO'S FRUIT SALT Sales Representatives for Norib America: HAROLD F.

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Tie three tablespoons pits in cloth and crush with hammer. Place with cherries to increase flavor, stir until boiling, cover kettle, simmer 10 minutes, COURT OF APPEAL ENDS SESSIONS Litigation Running Into lion Mark Passed in Review The Court of Appeal adjourned sine die yesterday afternoon when Judgment was reserved in hearing of Elliott versus Glenmore Irrigation District. The concluding appeal, concerning damage by water floods Glenmore, Yale, consumed three days before a conclusion was reached. The present sitting Court of Appeal has been one of the heaviest in recent years. In all 35 hearings were listed, representing litigation that ran well into the million mark, and in which counsel fees will range between $50,000 and 000 in the aggregate.

The court opened on June 5, and sittings continued without intermission on every day to date. Yesterday the court broke into the third week of the long vacation, or three weeks after other courts had completed its work for the season. Including the hearing just completed judgment was reserved in 22 cases; six appeals were allowed; three were dismissed; one was quashed, and three withdrawn. STINGING INSECT CAUSES FATALITY (Continued from page 1.) Mrs. Vickers ran for water and bathed his face and throat but was hampered by the fact that the mouth was clenched, and the teeth locked tightly.

There was no electric light in the house, but by the light of an oil lamp Mrs. Vickers did what she could to give relief to her husband. There was delay in securing the services of a doctor, and when Dr. A. C.

Sinclair was notified and arrived Mr. Vickers had passed away. Expert Testimony. To the court to-day Dr. Sinclair said that he found Vickers dead when he arrived.

Death had been due to suffocation, an autopsy showed, caused by abnormal swelling of the throat passage and the tongue, passage became completely blocked. The features were blue as in cases of suffocation. From the base of the tongue on the right side of the jaw the doctor extracted the sting, which when examined under the microscope showed that to it still adhered one of the poison sacks. The victim had been heavily poisoned by the sting, but whether that of a wasp or bee the doctor could not say. There was no poison in the stomach.

In his opinion death had due to a closing of the air passages in the throat, with the poison from the sting as the cause of the swelling. In summing up Coroner E. C. Hart remarked that the case was most unusual. The evidence, he said, was unmistakably clear and he would be willing to accept verdict of accidental death-no other conclusion could be reached intimated the jury and retired to return with that verdict in a few minutes.

A Remarkable Occurrence. To The Times later Coroner Hart stated that while no cases of this nature had come under his own observation before there were five or six analogous cases reported in the annals of medical history. The closing of the air passages would have produced death in approximately a quarter of an hour, stated Dr. Sinclair later, remarking on heavy discharge of poison from the sting. Sincere sympathy is being extended to the family.

The late Mr. Vickers was born in Newport Pagnell, Bucks, England, and had been a resident of this city for the past five years. He is survived by his widow, one son at home, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Sidney Vickers at East abyine funeral will take place on Fri.

day at 2 o'clock from the Sands Funeral Chapel, and interment will be made at Ross Bay Cemetery. Thinks It a Wasp E. H. Blackmore, the well-known local entomologist, told The Times this afternoon that he believed the stinging insect was a wasp. The gland of the wasp contained formic acid, of a much more venomous nature than the sack content of the bee.

He points out that a wasp is much later in its flight at night, and that a bee would probably have been back in its hive by the time that the occurrance happened which cost the unfortunate man life. edis CONCERT POSTPONED Owing to this month being exceptionally busy with small fruits and harvesting, the concert to have been held on Saturday, July 21, by Miss Clare Powell at West Saanich Hall. Sluggetts, has been postponed until a later date. TO SPEAK HERE. Rev.

W. J. Forbes Robertson, of Toronto, who visiting in the city, will speak to -night at 8 o'clock at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. A large gathering is expected to hear Mr.

Robertson, who is an exceptionally fine speaker. NEWS IN BRIEF The tear of the Victoria Police force to represent this city at the Seattle Police sports was announced to-day. The team is composed of Detective John Rogers, Chief Burt Dawley, of Esquimalt, Clerk Thomas H. Bamford, and Constables George Allen and Thomas Palmer. Knocked down by as motor car driven by Robert Gill, 812 Johnson Street, at the corner of Douglas and Cormorant Streets, at 4.15 p.

m. yesterday, Mrs. A. S. Jones, a guest of Miss Waiker, 1330 Denman Street.

received slight injuries, and was rescrod in the car to St. Joseph's Hospital. Dr. H. J.

Wasson attended. 31 6. Jones passed a restless night, but is out of danger. On Friday evening, after the concert in the Victoria High School, the Esquimalt School Choir presented their conductor with a handsome gift, as a token of affection. Mr.

Ira Dilworth made the presentation very gracefully, and Mr. Waddington, who fully appreciates this thoughtful action of the choir, responded, his theme being that nothing worth while could be accomplished without hard work, love of work, and loyalty to the cause, conscience and colleagues. POLICE ALLEGE MAN ATTEMPTED SUICIDE, Longshoreman Charged With Intoxication; Its Alleged Sequel That John Hanley, well -known longshoreman of this city, had attempted to shorten the tenure of his life by a flying leap from the rail of the new Johnson Street Bridge yesterday afternoon was intimated by the prosecution in city police court to-day, when the accused was charged with being drunk in public. Hanley, the Crown would attempt to show. intimated C.

L. Harrison for the prosecution, had been seen to spring over the rail and drop to the chilly depths below. Chief Fry and Constable Wood told court, of the rescue by two boatmen subsequent resuscitation on a raft. The accused showed signs of drink, said the officers. The last chapter in his adventures yesterday was the arrest which came when Sergt.

Blackstock and Constable Wood took him into custody on the charge of intoxication. The accused not to the charge of drunkenness reguilty, quested leave to bring witness in his own defence. The remand was granted until to-morrow. Workers on the bridge turned in the alarm when they reported seeing a man climb up the south side of the bridge and spring off. The figure in falling narrowly missed striking his head on the footwalk at the bridge side.

OBITUARY RECORD The funeral of the late David Charles, aged twenty-four years, who passed away in Seattle on July 15, took place yesterday afternoon from McCall Brothers' Funeral Home. The Rev. C. M. Tate conducted a very appropriate service, during which the hymn, "Abide With was sung.

The following were the pallbearers: W. Roberts, J. Johnnie, J. Dick, T. Charles, A.

Morrison and D. A. Peters. Interment was made at Ross Bay Cemetery. There passed away in this city last evening William Bruce Higgins, aged 35, who was born in Callam Washington.

He is survived by his mother at Comox, three sisters, Mrs. S. Ryan, of Comox, Mrs. A. Thomas, of South Wellington, and Mrs.

E. Cliffe, of Comox, and two brothers, F. J. of Bella Bella, and B. C.

Higgins, of Courtenay. The remains are the B.C. Funeral Chapel, and will be shipped on the morning train to Courtenay for interment. The funeral of the late William James Cameron, who passed away at the family residence, 2109 Fernwood Road, last Monday, took place this morning, the cortege leaving the Sands Funeral Chapel at 8.50 o'clock, and ten minutes later Mass was celebrated atSt. Andrew's Cathedral by Rev.

Father' Wood, and the service at the graveside was conducted by Father J. Leterme. Relatives and many friends were present, and the floral tributes were many and beautiful. J. G.

Hay, D. M. Chafe, M. McDonald, M. R.

Todd, S. R. Bent and John McKay acted as pallbearers, and interment was made at Ross Bay cemetery. The remains of Mrs. Louisa 1 who passed away at the family residence, 421 Craigflower Road, on Saturday morning after a short illness, were laid to rest in the family plot at Ross Bay Cemetery yesterday afternoon.

Service was held at the Thomson Funeral Home, 1625 Quadra at 3.30 o'clock, when Lieut. Col. H. J. N.

de Salis conducted the service. The funeral was very largely attended, and many beautiful flowers covered the casket and hearse, showing the esteem in which the late Mrs. Fisher was held by her many friends. The following, acted as pallbearers: Peter C. W.

Pettman, J. M. Healy and J. A. Turner.

The funeral of Mrs. P. D. Kelly, of Woodfibre, B. formerly Miss Ella Parsell, took place at 3 o'clock Saturday from the chapel of the B.

C. Funeral Parlors, where the service was conducted by the Rev. J. H. White.

The hymns sung were "Nearer, My God, to Thee." and "Sun of My Soul." The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful, and among them theer was a magnificent wreath from the Whalen Pulp Company, of Woodfibre, where Mr. Kelly is employed. The pallbearers were E. Harcus, R. Pitzer, E.

Sidwell, S. Freeland, L. Thompson and M. J. Little.

The late Mrs. Kelly leaves the her father and mother, one brother, Norman Parsell. of Port Essington, B. and two sisters, Winona and Agnes, of Brent- TO MEET TO- -MORROW. The annual general meeting of the Canadian Legion will take place on Thursday at 8 o'clock in the Club Rooms.

At this meeting reports of the many activities of the Legion during the past year will be presented and officers elected for the ensuing year. The importance of the gathering calls for a large attendance of members. Rupture Kills 8,000 Annually Eight thousand persons each year are laid away- the burial certificate being marked Why? Because the unfortunate ones had neglected themselves or had been merely taking care of The World's BEST SAXOPHONE The Conn Company built the first American saxophone, regardless of other claims. And more Conn saxophones are sold than any other make in the world. The greatest saxophone virtuosi use and endorse Conns, including such stars as Isham Jones, Paul Biese, Ted Lewis, Benne Henton and scores Patented tuning device, simplified key system and many other exclusive Conn features make this not only the finest saxophone but the easiest to play.

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