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8L00D PURIFIERS. *
Every person should take a Bloo.' .^nrifler       5
in the Springtime.
flint's Sasaparilla with iodide of]
potash, is the most reliable.
For sale by
he McDowell, Atkins,j
Watson Co., Ld.
/.rritt Block, Mount Pleasant.!
g0T Full Line of Lowney's ChocolHics.
Mt. Pleasant Advocate
Devoted to the interests of    Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
Established Apr. 5,1599. Fifth Year, Vol. 5, No. 45, Whole Number 257
$i per year, Six Months 50c, Three rionths 35c, Single Copy 5c.
GO TO LEONARD'S
COFFEE PALACES
The Arcade or Granville Street
k.-or Light Lunch
> Fre'-Vj.'ysters, jnst iu.   Baked Apples—like homo—
! w. ijreire Cream.   Genuine Boston Baked Beam
Open from 7:80 a. m., to 12 p. m.
Sunday froth 9 a. m.  to 12 p.m.
riOUNT PLEASANT, VANCOUVER,  B. C,   SATURDAY March  12th, 1904.
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Local   Items.
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Persons having friends or knowing of -,
Strangers visiting on Ml. Pleasant will w
confer   a   great   favor   bv Informing ©
v  The Advocate. -.
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I The McOnaig Auotion and Commis-
lon Oo., Ltd., next to Carneige Library,
bastings street, buy Furniture for Cash,
[induct  Anction  Sales   and   handle
-nkrupt Stocks of every description.
[itisfactiou guaranteed.   Phono 1070.
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tOn    Friday    the    ladles    of    tho
|tt Pleasant School Staff were  agree-
sjrprised    by    their    respected
l'riucipule» Mr. 'G, W.  Jamiesou.   A
fieeting of  the  Staff  was called and
oh was presented with a rnagiiificient
t of chocolates.   No reason  for  this
f indness can be fonnd expect that this
nar is Leap Tear, and   the chocolates
iiay he intended  to  take  the place of
(jvesasall  the ladles  are  spinsters.
. JamicHou's thoughtful act is quite
ppreoiated by those  who were  the
clpients.
; Attention is called to tho call for
[uudcrs for the site and bnildiug of Mt.
hoasaut Presbyterian Church, whioh
f-, pears in this issueof "Tlie Advocate."
The site is one of the most valuable on
[tt. Plea8ant,being situated at tho junc-
lon of Westminster road with West-
tiinster avenue.
1 R*v. A. W. McLeod will preach iu
tie Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church ou
iunday, morning and evening, "The
jlharacteristicB of an Apostolic Chnroh,"
rill he discussed at. tho morning sorvice.
1 the evening a Song Service will be
n. The program will include a
! addross by the pastor on "The Man
?ho Spoiled the Music"
A Concert will be held in the Cedar
pottage School House, South Vancouver' on Friday evening March 18th, at
| p. m., for the benefit of the South
Janconver Baud of Loyal Temperance
in.     An excellence   program has
en prepared. .Admission 25c, child-
en 10c.
fjry Feet always give a man comfort,
tinny complaints have their origin in
■wearing poor shoes during the winter
luouths in British Columbia. Why
fake chauces? We invite you to call
l_d see oar Wiutei- Shoes—uouo better.
Mills, 18 Cordova streot and 540
Jranville street.
The subject of the morning sermon
Rev. Q-. H. Wilson at St. Michael's
Church ou Sunday will be: "Tho Way
1 Calvary," In tho evouing Bev. C. O.
I .>wen of Christ Church will conduct the
vices, soruiou topic: "Christ the
r-ay."
Attention is called to the ad of Mr.
/.Davis in this paper. Ha is prepared to
ply orders for wall paper, and to do
erhnngiug, painting aud kalsomiu-
,   at  loss  than   down-town prices.
, Davis has had long experience in
lino   of   business   nnd   guarantees
1 work; 104 Ninth avenue,  opposite
iMetbodist Church, telephone B1079.
The City Grocery  delivers groceries
|every day on Mt. Pleasant;   'phone 286
The New York Dentists have enlarged
I their offices on Hustings street, their
(increasing business rendering it necos-
l*ary; their Deutal Parlors will com-
I pare with any in the city and their
[work is giving complete satisfaction.
The new firm of Auctioneers, Clark &
I Hurry have amalgamated with the
MeOuaig Anction aud Commission
1 Company. The Company's headquarters
[at 150 Hastings street is a very busy
j place.
 10:	
The Helping Hand Committee of
I Alexandra Hive  L. O. T. M .,   gavo a
very snocossful "Measuring" Social at
I the residence  of  Mrs. Tnylor, Ontario
Street, on Friday evening.
Mr. W. D. Mdir returned last week
from a trip to San Francisco and Southern California. Mr. Muir, though
admitting Los Angeles is a very delightful city, says he prefers Vancouver aud
is glad to be homo again.
Mr. Clifford Warn, Chief Steward ou
the R. M S. Empress of India, returned Monday rrom Portsmouth, England,
where he has been on a vacation trip.
Mr. Warn was accompauiod by his
sister, who is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
W. H, Wood, Sr., of Thirteenth avenuo.
"A Father's Influence," aud "The
True Kinsfolk of Jesus," will be the
sermon subjects on Suuday of Rev.
O. H. M. Sutherland of Mt, Pleasaut
MothodistChurch.
Anniversary Services.
The Anniversary Services 'of tho
Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church will
be held tomorrow, Sunday March 18th.
The pastor, Rev. Geo. A. Wilson, B. A.,
will preach in the morning, and in tho
evening Rev G. Arnold of Portago la
Prairo will occupy tho pulpit.
Tho Anniversary Social, under the
auspicos of the Womun's Auxiliary,
will bo held on Monday evening, aud on
Tuesday evening the Children's Entertainment will take place.
ST. PATRICK SOCIAL.
Tlio Ladies' Aid of tlio Mt. Ploasaut
Methodist Church will give a
St. Patrick's Social at tho Parsonage,
128 Eleventh avenue, west, ou Thursday
Maroh 17th An Irish program will bo
rendered and Irish refreshments servetl.
The members of the Aid will be dressed
in bright greou. A cordial invitation is
extended to all. Come all in green if
you wish.
New York Dental Parlors
Upper or Lower Sot.
Guaranteed for 12 years.
22K GOLD   CROWDS.... $ 7 00
SILVER FILLINGS only... .1 00
GOLD Filliugs as low as 2 00
PLATES 12 00
Teeth Extracted (painless) 50
W<> give tho best woak for tho least money... Our offices are well equipped
wilh tho very latest appliances for doing painless dentistry. We can give
you the satisfaction that wo have giveu to others.
We can Extract, Fill and Crown Teeth absolutely without pain.
Our operators are all graduate dentists, holdiug special diplomas, which are
ou view in our recoptiou rooms.
New York Dental Parlors, 147 Hastings SI\,E.
Office Hours: 8 a. in., to » p. m.; Sundays 9 a. in., to 2 p. m. Telephone 1.5'IS
Sm Stoves
Mt.
 We have the best—our prices are right. Call and you
will be convinced that we can save you money.
Paints,   Oils & Glass.
J. A.   F L E T T,
PLEASANT   HARDWARE STORE.       Tel. 447
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
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SPECIAL!
,    Pancv Navel ORANGES
2 Doz. for 25c.
Malta-Ceres <T£ Xttrlrlcf'
0   ^__*v»
2425 Westminster avenue.
LEE,
'Phone 322
I Dress Goods Sole *
9   Wo have jnst received a very handsome lot of new DRESS GOODS, cousist-
r iugofull the latest styles iu plain colors, flake effects nud stripes,  which we
9 are going to place ou sale this week at very special prices.
0   Suitiugs, 54-in., iu flake aud strip'; effects, consisting of all new ooloring,
fj worth up to 11.75, your choice fir SI .25.
^   Satin Cloths ill flake effects, iu fawn, dark green,  black,  grey,  uile green ,
aud navy: regular $1 25, sale price 85o.
Ladies' Cloth, 54-in., in fawn, grey, navy, royal, old-rose, brown, nilo green
and black; regular $1.25, sale price 90c.
Wool Voile, in black aud royal blue; regular$1.25, sale price $1.00yd.
Silk Voile, iu sky, ecru, grey, light navy and black; regular $1.50, sale'
prico $1.25.
#■ A. ROSS & CO.,
Cordova St.
Mrs.  H. W.   Mayuard  is  ont again
after three weeks severe illuoss.
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Mr. W. A. Brown has moved into his
new residence corner Quebco street nud
Eighth avenne.
Tho Concert giveu on Monday evening in tho Mt. Pleasaut Baptist
Church, under the auspices of the
B. Y. P. U., met with very good success. The program cousistcd mostly of
recitations, two of which were givou
iu a crcditablo manner by Mr. Allau.
Mr. Bretou sang two songs which were
enjoyed vory much. The seats were
arrauged down tho sides faciug the
center and also np the center, allowing
freedom of movement so that the
formality of the eveuine's entertainment was lessened, and tlie largo number present thoroughly onjoyed themselves with various amusements. A
collection waa taken up amonutiug to
$14.20, after which refreshmeuts were
served
When heavier aud more substantial
shoes aro required for Winter Wear,
we are, as usual, with the very choicest
offerings of tho best makers. Wo offer
special values in Ladies Shoes at $1 75,
$2.50 aud $8.50. R. MILLS, 18 Cordova
street aud 540 Granville street.
Changes for advertisements should bo
in before Thursday noon to insure their
publication.
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Mrs. Geo. Glovor of Seventh avenne
is having threo vory cosy cottages buili
on Sixth  avenue,  oast.   They will bo
completed about the middle of April.
 :o:
Mrs. J. Dodds Allen, nee Arkle will
hold her post-nuptial reception on
Maroh 2*1 aud 23d, at her home 318
Eighth avenue, east.
 :o: .
Tho Canadian    Order    of    Choson
Friends hold thoir regular semi-monthly
meeting ou Thursday of this week.
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THE ALEXANDRA TOILET
PARLORS.
Carry the most complete stook of
requisitions for the Toilot- Skin Foods,
free from hair-growing proponsitivos
Tissue Builders to soit all faces. By far
(he largest stock of Hair Goods in town
at moderate prices.
Eleorroysis, Hair-dressing, Manion-
ring. Scalp Treatment, and Face
Massage.
587 and 680 Granville street
TOOK POISION BY MISTAKE.
Torouto, March 3d.—Mrs. Lucy Ann
Edwards of Loudon, Ont., took Oxalic
Acid in mistake for salts aud died iu
ten miuntcs.
Few reading tho above item in tho
dnily press last week kuow it
brought saduoss to any ono on Mt
Pleasant, but it did, Mrs. Edwards wns
tho Bister of Mr, J. T. Abray and Mr.
N. H. Abray of Mt. Pleasant. Thoy
will have tha sympathy of their frionds
iu this extremely snd bereavemeut.
Tho Park Commissioners visited the
parks this week on an inspection trip.
At the meeting OO Wednesday evening,
It was decided to nsk for $10,000 Stanley
Park aud for   I lie   smaller   parks $500
each.   A total expenditure of $i l .250 is
planned including incidentals. Bridge
Stroet Park is to have $500, for a ciuder
path, levelling and installing seats.
The Commissioners present at the meeting were Messrs. A. E. Lees, T. Wilson,
C. E. Tisdall, Dr. Uuderhill, and Hon.
Capt. Tatlow.
The Misses Glover entertaiued the
Philiinathian Socioty on Tuesday ovc-
ning at the home of their parents 415
Seventh avenue, east. Shelley'3 poem
"Tho Cloud," was the subject of the
evening's study.
Tue Advocate is always glad to receive
items of social, personal or other news
from its readers. Send nows items to
tlio olllee or by telophone, B1405.
The regular semi-monthly assembly
of the Mountaineers' Torpsichoreau
Club will bo held on Thursday eve
niug next, in Mason's Hall, Niuth
avenue and Quebec street.
WE WANT
YOU TO CALL this week nud look at	
Good Cooking Figs at 5c per pound,
Good Navel Oranges   2 doz.  for 25c,
Patterson's Cream Sodas 25c per tin.
New  Goods—Lettuce, Cauliflower, Cabbage,
Green Onions and Radishes.
Wo will call for your orders.   All goods promptly delivered.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mi. Pleasant.  Tel. 1360
MOUNT
PLEASANT
Central fleat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers iu all kinds of FBEBH and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasaut aud Fail-view.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. Fr;nAkNAa^!e,
2
per
cent
Orllvle'i Hungarian Flour .1,50
Mb. pail Lnnt BSc,       '.iO-lb,  sink Sugar   .1.00
liluu Label KatehupJoc,     0. & n. l'kkles son
Eocene Olhaealisl tins, S1.70
R. H. WALLACE,
Mt. Pleasaut.
'Phouo 1)38.
Free delivery
Full Line of Fancy and Staple
GROCERIES
Prices to compart   with any.
J. P. HALDON
Cor. Westminster ave., & Dufferin st.
Wallpaper,
Pa per hanging,
Painting and Kalsomtntng.
AT   LESS   DOWN-TOWN   PRICES.
W. DAVIS
Ninth & Westminster avos,  Tel I3i«7»
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at lSJminutes to 7, every Sunday
eveniug iu Advent Christian Church,
corner Ninth ave. and Westminster Rd.
MONDAY.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
Methodist Church moats at 8 p, m.
_. Y. P. TJ„ meets  in  Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church at 8 p. m.
TUESDAY.
The Y. P. S. O. E„ meets at 8 p. m.
in Mt.Pleasasant. Presbyterian Church,
If you kuow any items of Mt.Pleasant
neWB—Social, Personal or any other
news items—send them in to "The
Advocate," or by tolephonc—BI405.
Court Vancouver, Independent Order
of Foresters, will meet in Oddfellows'
Hall corner Seveuth and Westminster
avenues, on Monday at 8 p. m.
Leuten and Easter Services &
Sermons of St. Michael's
Church.
March 18th.—4th Suuday in Leut>
11 a. in., "Tho Way to Calvary," Rev.
G. H Wilson ; 7:80 p. m., "Christ, the
Way," Rev. C. C. Oweu.
March Kith.—8 p.m., Wednesday,
Matt. 14:13-23 ; Rev. G. H. Wilson.
Maroh 80th.—5th Sunday iu Lont,
11 a. in,, "Thu Ornciflxiou," Rov. H. L.
Roy; 7:30 p. in., "The Atonement,"
Rev. G. H. Wilson.
March 23d— k'p   m.,  Wednesday,
Matt, 27:33-50; Hey. G. II. Wilsou.
March 27th.—nth Sunday in Lent,
11 a. in., "Last Words frinii the Ores*,"
Kev. ii. II. Wilson; 7:80 Oonflrmatiou
Service by the Lord Bishop
March   21th—8  p.  in.,  Wednesday,
"The Transfiguration," Kev.   G.  H.
Wilson.
April 1st.—Good Frit!
"The Burial of Christ,"
Wilson.
April 3d.—Easter Day.
tnuiiioii at 8 and 11 a. m.
a. tn., ''Tilt! Resurrection.
"Christ,  Our Mediator,"
Wilson.
Holy Communion will he celebrated
at 11 a, m.. on the 1st and 3d Sundays
in the month, and nt 8 a. in., on the
2d and 4th Sundays.
Tho Annual Vestry Meeting will be
held in tlio Parisli Room ou Monday,
April 4th, at 8 p. m.
v,   11
a.
in.,
Rov.
O.
H.
Holy
Com
Services
11
'  7:30
p
m ,
Rov.
el.
H.
Central Park.
Central Park, Mar. 10, 1004
Quite an enjoyable Concert aud Social
was given by the membors and friends
of the M othodist denomination on
Tuesday eveniug iu their new church
bnildiug on tho Westminster road.
Messrs. J. and A. ilcKay entertained
their bachelor friends with an Oyster
Snpper on Tuesday eveuiug when, I am
told, a very jolly time was spout.
The Social Club wore pleasantly entertaiued by the Misses Alcock of Alton
Grove, ou Wednesday eveniug.
Mrs. Phillip Oben, Jr., is slowly recovering from horireceut illness.
Mrs. ,T. S. Rainey of New Westminster visited friends here on Wednesday
Miss D. Shillaconc of -Cedar Cottage
has beeu the gnest of Miss M. Brown
during tho past week.
A Snap!
Soda Crackers
5c per pound.
THE CITY GROCERY CO.
THE   WONDERFUL   CHEAP   GROCERS
Tel. 286. Westminster Ave. A Princess Street.
JQOGOQOOOO OOOOOOOOOO OOOOC
The Pishing
Season is
Here
aud your chance to get your
Bnpplios is has come. A full
line of
FLIES, LINES,
REELS, and other
necessary articles,
just opened  and  put  iuto
stock.
We still remain tho Headquarters in the East End for
CROCKERY, ENAMELED
IRON aud GLASS WARE.
Nora,—W« have a small stock
of Paints for iudoor aud outdoor work, wliich we are
goiug to clear out at cost.
H.D. Hyndman
Successor to tho
AVENUE CROCKERY
4 3 8  Westminster   Avenue
Telephone 931 q
SOO O000030000SO CCCCCCCCo
Now for
Spring 1904
Our stock was never so complete
with new nud up-to-date goods at
moderate prices as it is today.
MILLINERY
Withont doubt we are showing
tho most complete assortment of
Ouiing aud early Spring Haas, in
the city, also Chiffon Hats. Onr
aim is to show different styles
from any shown elsewhere. Virit
our Millinery Department.
DRESS GOODS
Ncvor before have we shown
such an array of Spring Dress
Goods for oariy Spring Tweeds will
be Very much worn. We hare u
beautiful range of theso in Oan-
n iii an. Irish and Scotch, from 56b
a yard up.
WHITEWEAR
To see our showing of White
Goods for Blouses aud Shirt Waist
Suits is to see exactly what yon
want. A lovely colleotlon fro*»
15c yard to 60c yard. Let ns »hOw
you our stock.
I G.W.KENNEDY
303 Hastings street.   I
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THE
BEER
With
Out
a
Peer.
Cascade
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men
of years aud years and years experience,
and a brewery whose plant is the most
perfect known to the Art of Brewing. Is
g_ it any wonder that  it  has  taken a place
"*" in   the hearts  of   the  people  wliich   no other beer
E= can supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2.   Doz., pints $ I,
8
m
3
The Domiuiou Exhibition.
^ Vancouver Breweries, Ltd. -*
-= Vancouver, B. C.       Tel. 429 =f
fc For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores aud Hotel,    ^m
*" or delivered to your lionso. ^*J
7ltototototototototototo to to to to to K
If you want to kuow what is
happening ou Mt. Pleasant
read The Advocate—$i a
year, 50c for six months.
 :o: —
Before starling on a Shopping tour,
look over tlio advertisements in the
ADVOCATE.
For Local  News Read  Ti.t, ADVOOATH
Everyone should makca point of using his Individual influence, be it great
or small, to aid in bringing the Dominion Agrcultural Exhibition to the
Coast next year. Some persons have
thought that there Is no necessity to
commence the agitation a year ahead,
but the/ are greatly in error, as lt is
absolutely necessary to make the application to the Dominion Hoard of
Management thus early to secure Its
being admitted for discussion with
others for the ensuing year. There will
doubtless be great rivalry wilh the
other provinces of the Dominion as to
which shall get the Exhibition next on
account of the Large disbursement of
money it occasions in the district
wherever it may be located. Half a
million dollars spent In Vancouver anil
New Westminster In the course of
a few weeks would give a mighty impetus to trade, to say nothing of the
advt'i'tisinf and educational advantage*
lo be derived from the Exhibition Itself, therefore no effort should be con-
■ldertd too great and nothing that tan
be done should he left undone to secure
the Exhibition for next year. The
doubting Thomases, and there are i.
few even In Vancouver, can rest assured that tho Dominion Agricultural
Show Is no circus or labour street fair
concern for the purpose of making
money, but quite the reverse, as It will
cause an Immense Bum to be spent in
the Province and will certainly take
nothing out. Report says Victoria Intends making a big fight to get the
Exhibition held  In  that city.
Arrangements are being made to call
a pnblic meeting at an early date to
discuss tho matter.
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MORROW'S
VEGETABLE
Hairiswigorator
Keeps You
looking young.
Always restores youthful color to Gray
or Fndod Hair. A high clans dressing,
keeping tho hair soft, glossy aud
abundant.   PsiOK 75c  A  isottlk.
MO R HOW & GLARKE
600-602 Hastings St., Cor. Seymour
Telephone   1384.
McTaggart & Moscrop
DSALBaS IN
RANGES,
STOVES and
GRANiTEWARE.
PAINTS, OILS,  GLASS,.
CLOCKS
For the HaU, tho Parlor,
the Dining Room, the Kitchen,
the Bedroom, the Library.
For tho Office, for the Carriage.
All kinds, all prices.
Just about as good a line ot
Clocks aB you've seen for many
n day. 1
Trorey
THE JEWELLER.
Corner Hastings ami Granville Ste.
Official Wi.tch Inspector C. P. R
..</. (arrall St.,
Tenipflotou Block.
Vancouver, B.C.  1
For the Young Chicks
Thofitsl few weeks of n young Chick's
life is the critical time. We keep the
besl of everything for them i Holly Chick
Food, BeefscrapB, Lire Powders, etc, as
well as n full assortment of Good drain,
Whole and ground. Everything reprc-
i.ented in an nnto-date F I Store
S(/C|TH Corner   NINTH avc.uc   «
.   rvCi I 11  WFSTMINSTKK ROAU.
Telephone  18:8 7.
FREE
Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405I application
Royal Crown Soap Wrappers
Return 18 Royal Crown Soap Wrappers
and we will send free your ohoieo of ilo
i pictures.   Or for 88 wrappers choice of
IfiO  books.    Hooks and  picture lists on
H.v telling merchants they saw  their
advertisemi'iits ill  The AlA'OCATI onr
readon '.-ill confer a favi tand help th"
paper grontly
The Royal Soap
Co., Limited,
VflWOUVCR, B.C.
King's |
j Harket \
2..21   Westminster   Ave.       t
Mt. Pleasant. #
E. H. Peace,   Proprietor. I*
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Give us trial. #
Prompt Delivery, i
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VY holesale aud Retail
Dealer in Meats of
All  Kinds.  Tel. A1206
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t___ UOtFNT PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
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"You are home early," said Mrs.
Maitland, when her sou came to toy
good-night about half-past ten.
"And you are late; I hardly expected
you to he still up."
"I have been spendiug the evening
with Mrs. Miles and Miss Vivian.
She could not come to rae because her
cousin  arrived to-day."
"Ah! what Is he like? What do yoj
think of him7" asked Maitland, eagerly.
"I cannot quite understood him; and
1 do not exactly like him. He win very
silent at first this evening; then he
burst into talk, and talked well enough."
"Do you think he Is more than a
cousin to Miss Vivian? Do you think
she will marry him?" asked MaitlauJ,
slowly,
"It is impossible to say, I think not-,
I hope not- I fancy she is a litt'e nfr.i'd
of him. Why, what has put that ideal
into your h'cudV"
"Because—because I should like to
marry her myself."
"Yes," returned his mother, softly;
"I have seen that you love her; I wish
she may return your affection. She has
exactly the nature that would suit yo'i.
She would be a sweet daughter to me.
Do you think she likes you, Jack?"
"I cannot tell. I thought last Bpring
that if I had a fair field I might hove
won her, bat there was such a rascally
plot weaving round us at the time that
I was bound hand and foot. 1 will te'l
ycu all some day. Now I feel convinced
some one tibb put her against me. She
has changed; she distrusts me. I tried
to'draw her iato nu explnnnt'sn to-day,
but she showed a decided objection to
enter on the subject. Yet 1 have a sort
of instinctive feeling that she might
have loved me at one time." Jack paused his hand over his brow, but the
mother's loving eye* caught an expression of pain.
"You love her very much, dear?" she
silked tenderly.
"With all my soul!" said Jack emphatically- "Bat I hove lost heart since
she rebuffed me this morning. Still, t
will hold on a while longer. I will see
her nnd this cousin together and judge
for myself. If there's no hope I will b.'
on? liome."
"1 do not for a moment believe that
viii will find a rival in Mr. Vivian. I
do not think Edith is even glad when
he comes. She gives me the impression
of heiue afraid of him."
"Afraid? oh, that can hardly be. Well,
good-night. I fear I am not a lucky fallow, except In having such a dear old
mother." He stooped, kissed her affectionately, and went away to his
loom.
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CHAPTER XIII.
LAND AT LAST.
J-
The day following wa* comparatively
calm. Vivian was peaceable, and li»-
tened with some interest to Edith's project.'! of traveling, ana perhaps residing
unrond, hut evidently considered that he
himself waa to be of the party.
At dinner he encountered Maitland,
who happened to sit next Editli, and did
his best to amuse and occupy her, not
unsuccessfully, for an ioiinutlon to
doubt the accuracy of Mrs- Winington's
report of his speech respecting herself
waa forming in her mind—a condition
very unfavorable to her *onse of enjoyment, for she waa strongly drawn to
him.
jOn Vivian he prodoced a very different effect. That eccentric personage, watched Malt la ml all through dinner with a scowl of dislike, and whew
by chance they spoke together Vivian
made a point of contradicting him on
every point in the roughest and most
abrupt manner. Maitiand bore ail this
with unshaken good-temper, occasional'
ly sending o keen, inquiring, anxious
t-'ltiiice across the table at hi* moody
vis-a-vis.
Dinner over, Mrs. Maitland asked
Miss Vivian and her friends to tea la
her room, and though Vivian accepted,
he did not stay long. With a confused
ni-ology about haviog promised some
lows" to play a game of billiard* at
otel, he said good-night,
llis parting glance made Edith un-
eesy. It rested on Maitland with »j
murderous an expression of hate and
fury, that she could not collect her
thoughts for a few moments. What
danger did it threaten? or wa* her
fancy gr.wn morbid? She felt altogether unnerved and glad to retire,
though there hnd been pleasant moments duiing the evening.
-When David Vivian next presented
himself to his cousin he was iu a very
quiet, melancholy mood. It was after
luncheon, and he asked her to come out
for a walk. The afternoon was soft,
gray, autumnal aad Edith, glad to be
able to grant a request of his, at one*
acceded.
"We will go toward Eastney," said
Vivian, a* they passed through ih*
porch. "There arc not *o many people
ttint way."
"Very well," returned Edith, meekly.
"So that fellow Maitland lives iu the
house,"   resumed   Vivian;     "I   *ee  him
writing Id hi*  room."
"It is nice for him to be with hi*
no.ther," sold Edith, turning her eyi-j
•way.
"Very likely," grimly. "Well, I'm not
Kiing to stay in the same bouse. I
moved off to the hotel last night, didn't
tbey tell you?—no?"
"You would hove been more comf'ict-
able here, would you not?"
To this David made no reply, and
they walked on almost .in *ileuce till
they reached a lend In the sea wall
.which commanded the view westward,
with the Martello Towers In the middle of tbe channel, and a glimpse of the
0maKt« in  the harbor beyond.
"Let  us sit down," said  Vivian,  abruptly.   "It is not too cold for you, ih?"
"Oh, not at all," returned Edith, whi
was feeling uncomfortable ut thl* long
•Hence.
milk,  or—"
"Ah, when I am with you. Don't you
»ee, I dare not taste anything stroii,;,
or I couldn't Btop. Sometimes I keep
clear of it for a fortnight or ten days,
and begin to think I am cured; then Hi'
dreadful, desperate longing for (pints,
come over uie, and 1 must hnve it, it I
tore down walls and murdered men lo
get at it!" He stopped and wiped his
brow in grent agitation. "When I first
raine over there was a good deal af
excitement about your affairs. I gut
better, calmer, stronger; but after a
bit the old craving came back. I have
something more to say. Do you te-
membet I once offered to marry you?
I didn't care much about it. but I
thought it might suit you at the time.
Now I want you to marry nie for my
sake. Don't shrink away as if yon feared me, Edith. You must marry me. I
i-i nnot live without you. You can save
me. If you are with me always, I shall
be able to resist; and I lore you, MttJe
cousin!—the sight of you is life to mel
I have been awfully bad since you came
away down here. I had some ha.-d
bouts before you left London, but list
week I waa mad drunk for three days
and nights. I gambled, lost a heap of
money, went down Into hell!" He stopped with a shudder. Edith was speechless.
"Of course," he resumed; "I never
came near you until I had got pretty
right, but I would not deceive you. It
is the one vice of my nature, and it leans
to every other- Now you know the
worst. WH1 you be my wife und save
me from myself? You don't know what
I suffer; the awful horrible thoughts and
temptations that keep whispering to me
and haunting me, they uever come near
me when you are by. Aud I love yoi
you don't know how I love you! It drives
mc mod to see other people come near
you, even women. I want you nil to
myself—away from every creature. That
Maitland dares to look at you and love
you! I'd like to cut his throat! Answer
me, Edith. Will you save me aud
marry me?"
She was deadly white. She had
scarce command of her voice from terror, but she forced herself to reply:
"I never dreamed you wished to
marry me, David. I have learned to
think of you as u dear brother. I will
do everything 1 can for you—but msn-
you, that I can not do."
"What is your objection?"
"Iu truth, I have not the comae*
to—to merry you, after your account ol
yiur   tendencies—your   difficulties "
"Then you are cold-hearted, iidlf
ferenl."
He burst Into a mingled torrent ot
reproaches and entreaties, Edith
though tiembling from head to i'o. t.
continued tenderly, though firmly, to re
fuse. At last, with a wild, despa'r'ng
inarticulate cry, he started up aud rushed away toward the open shore where
the wall ends, uud was soon out of
sight.
Edith, though hardly able to stand
hastened iu the opposite direction, grow
iug <aimer a_ she went, uud ut last
reached the shelter of 'her own loom.
where she described to the aston'ahed
and sympathizing Mrs. Miles the hying
interview she had just hud-
"What will he do?" was Edith's cry
"He seemed quite out of his mind. I
am afraid of his hurting himself."
"Oh, no, I don't siiiipo-.-ie he will," re .
turned Mrs. Miles, soothingly. "He is
odd and eccentric, but 1 don't think he
is so foolish as to do himself any harm.
I will get Mrs. Parker to send round
to his hotel a little later ou, und fin.I
out if he hus couie in. She is a hit
huffed about his leaving her house, but
she is uot nu unreasonable woman."
"It is oil so unfortunate," said Edi-h.
"Whejt can we turn? Mr. Dargan
seems to have quarreled with you, and
Mr. Tilly is so undecided, and now we
have lost David! 1 shall always be
afraid of him, though I would give any
tiing to be able to help him, Ob, lummy  head aches and throbs!"
"Will you lie down? I will shut the
shutters, and Bit by you while you rest,
Perhaps you will get a little sleep."
Mrs. Parker's messenger reported
first that Mr. Vivian had gone out early
and had not yet returned; and on be'.n,;
again sent after dusk, brought work that
Mr. Vivian had just come in, and was
In his own room.
When Mrs. Parker's guests eat down
to dinner, Maitland was much exercised
In his mind by the absence of Miss
Vivian, especially aa Mrs. Miles' honest
face showel uneasiness and expectancy.
She glancrd ot the door, she forgot to
answer when spoken to, she scarcely
ate. He remembered eeeing Edith go
with her cousin in the afternoon, and he
drew the conclusion that they had come
to some understanding—or misunderstanding.
Vivian puzzled him, but he wa* Ve-
Kln«ung to suspect that he was either
a drunkard or aa opium eater. Such «
lelutive waa a grave misfortune to a
girl so unprotected a* Edith. He felt
strongly impelled to risk everything anl
ack her to be his wife.
"Mother, perhaps Mis* Vivian will
sie you?" he *aid, in a low voice, a*
tbey rose from table.
Bhe gave a little nod of .assent, and
went round to join Mr*. Mile* st the
door.
Maitland saw them go out togethe.-,
and went to hi. mother'* room to await
her report. Her visit seemed to him ot
portentous length, but she came at
length.
"Well?" he said, drawing her chair
forward; "well?"
"She is better, and only feared the
heat and smell of dinner might bring
back .her headache; but, Jack, I think
she has had a shock of some kind, ths
is so tremulous and shaken. I am sure
the cousin ha* something to do with It,
for Mr*. Miles said when we had left
the room, 'If the poor dear had a father
or a brother, or any one to look after
«y
■J   "I said I would tell you my trouble* j heri I  am  no good.'    I  begun to ._..
when   I   came next, if    you     cared to   something about her   cousin   when she
listen," he began. | exclaimed, 'Don't talk of him; he frigih-
"Yes, I remember; and I shall b« glad   tens the life out of her/
to hear them,     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
"It isn't a story to be glad about,"
said Vivian. "Weil, here goes. I *up-
pese now, Edith, you think I am a quiet,
steady, stay-at-home chap?"
"You always eeem happy enough wilh
u*. and we are quiet, I am sure."
"Happy:—ey, that I am, if I could
always be with youl Now 1 ahall tell
you what I really am—a desperate
drunkard, nearly a hopeless one!"
"That is impossible, David!" cried
Edith, amazed. "Why, you rarely touch
s glass ot wine; you take only tea or
I     "That 1*  evident,"    cried     MaWarid,
| much  disturbed,    "What is best to be
dene?   I am ao uncertain of her feeling*
toward  me, I fear to  propose.    As a
rejected lover I should be no use whatever to her; as a friend I might be some
help."
"Let u* see what a  few  day*  may   _._,_,„ „. „,. .    .»- _.. .,
bring forth.    I Bhould  be greatly dU-1 y0U   can  hardly  stand,"  and  he  tried
tressed  if she rejects you, dear son.  It
would be bad for her as well a* you;
bnt I do not think Bhe I* averse to you "
Maitland *book hi* head.    "She never
five*  m*  the   faintest   socouragemout.
Vve are not even as good friends as we
were at first. She has changed greatly, but to me she is more charming than
ever. I wish her life were more fortunate."
"You will moke it more fortunate yet,
dearest sou',' said Mrs. Maitlaudj lovingly. "We know not what the morrow may bring u*."
The morrow brought a climax little
anticipated.
• • • •
Edith, wearied out, had slept well and
refreshingly. A bright morning he'ped
to cheer her, and she began to look
npon her distress nnd fright of the day
before as exaggerated and unreasonable. Yet she was still reluctant to let
Mrs. Miles leave her. Thi* cowardly
feeling she resisted, as she knew her o'd
friend wished to post a parcel to her
son, which she did not like to trust in
any hands save her own.
"Oh, yes; go, dear Miley," said Edith.
"I am too foolish. When you go I will
pay Mr*. Maitland a visit. I think Mr.
Maitland is going to the Isle ot Wight
to-day, and David cannot come to her
room. Indeed, he was so angry I do
not think he will see me. He has probably gone beck to  London."
"Yes, that is likely enough. Wei', if
you don't mind, I will go," and a few
minutes after Mrs. Miles took her departure.
Edith rang and sent up-stnlrs to ask
if Mrs. Maitland was alone, and would
like to be read to. The servant brought
an Immediate acceptance of the offer;
so Edith proceeded to look for a bod;
which Mrs. Maitland had expressed a
wish to see.
She was standing nt a bookshelf, with
her back to the French window, opening
Into the conservatory, when the sound
ot a footfall made her turn round. To
her dismay she saw David Vivian coming through the window, which wns a?
usual open. He must hnve entered by
the door which led into the veranda.
He looked very white. His eyes we.'e
bright and wild, but he seemed composed.
"I frightened you yesterday, I know
I did," said he, "I have been thinking
a great deal  since."
"Will you not sit down, David?" said
Edith, feeling that a crisis waa at hand.
"No; theie is no'use in sitting down,
I cannot rest. I must end all this. I
shall never leave off drinking; I know
it. I fsJiall go down—down. Now I
am determined that shall never be. You
wouldn't like to see me degraded, eh,
little cousin? You wouldn't like me to
be mocked und jerred at? No; aud il
would never do for you to stuy behind
nie. I have thought over all that; I can
keep myself in hand still. I was awfully tempted to finish Maitlnnd as 1 went
by and saw him." A terrible, fierce,
wild look came into his eyes. "But I
had a duty to accomplish, and I resisted—I resisted! Edith, life is hard on
us both. I am chained dowu by the
devil of drink; you ore drawn from me,
from huppiness, by thnt held Mnitlnnd.
1 will deliver ns both. Look here!" He
drew from his breast u long knife,
which he unsheathed, and looked carefully at the eruei, glittering blade, while
Edith stood petrified with terror, yet
keeping her wits about to know that
any fanprudeace, any attempt to call for
assistance, would be instant death.
"This will end all our troubles. I am
a sound believer, Edith, in spite of the
life I have led; and I know when I deliver you and myself from this fleshly
huek we shall be united and happy-
no more temptations or misunderstandings, but peace, rest. You mustn't be
frightened, little darling; it will not
hurt you long. I know the spot in thut
white neck where I can strike, and
reach your heart in half a second; then
I will end my own troubles, and we
shall live together through eternity.
Don't look at the door. I'd be sorry to
hurt you, but if you try to get away
I will. I will never let you out of this
alive." He spoke with incerdible
quickness.
"I am not going," said Edith, with
marvelous, desperate self-control. "I
think your plan is a good one, for life
is so piizzlin: ."
The uufoi .nate madman's countenance relaxed. "Ah, that is right. You
nre true, after all; come-"
"One thing, however, I must do before—before we die. I promised Mrs.
Parker to water the ferns iu the conservatory. I cannot break my word
at such a lime."
"All, perhaps; yes, you ought not."
"There are two watering-pots; will
ycu help mc?"
"Yea, yes; we will get through
Booner."
He thrust the knife back into its
sheath, and replaced it in his breastpocket.
With agonizing tension of nerve, and
in earnest, silent prayer to God", Edith
went to a tap neor the window and
filled one of the watering pots which
hung there, giving him the other. Vivian
wns soon eagerly at work, while she
went to the other side and advanced
ns rnpldiy as she dared. If—if only Ihe
door iato  the   veruuda  was open!
"You do not get on us fust as I do,"
cried Vivinn.    "I must get more water."
"There is  plenty  in  the    tap,"   said
Edith, feeling as if sho could hold out
uo longer.
Vivian turned sharply aud went
back, talking all the time.
Then Edith stole forward, saw the
door was open, and fled wildly through
the veranda—not Into the house, not to
call assistance, but to Jack Moitland'a
rooms. She felt sure that the moment
A'ivian missed her be would rush to
wreck vengeance on hi* supposed rival.
Muitlaud was writing, us he often
did, at a table beside the window, which
was open. He wa* resting hf> head on
his hands, thinking over his mother**
advice, and balancing the proa and ooo>,
when Edith, white as death, her eyes
wild with terror, flew into the room.
Maitland started up, hi* first Idea be-
ing that the wa* making her escape
from danger or pursuit; but before he
could apeak she began In frantic hast*
to close the window, then the shutters.
while she kept repeating, "Lock the
door—bolt itl oh, do', do lock it!"
I "What 19 the matter, for heaven'*
sake?" cried Maltla-.-d- "My dear Mis*
Vivian, tell me. You are safe with me."
"No, not I want to save you! He
will murder you! Oh, come back into
the corner I Do not hold me; I must
fasten the door!" Then leaning back
against it, exhausted, she went on:
"He is mad—quite mad, David is. He
wanted to murder me. He was very
near murdering you. He will come
now; he has a long, keen knife." Here
n step was head in the passage. Quite
beside herself with fear, Edith daitel
to Maitland and threw her arms around
him. "He is coming—he is coming,"
she whispered,  as she clung  to h in.
"Dearest," eald Maitland, straining
her to his heart, "you will be ill. Lot
me take you to my mother. If your
unfortunate cousin is mad, he must
be presented from doing mischief to
himself or others.    You are trembling;
Maitland; "he would have been here
before. Let nie take you away; I mint
know what is going oa." Slill supporting her, h« opened the door; till was
quiet, but a distant buzz of talk came
from the hall, i "You must come upstair*. You shall be safe with my
mother.    I will see to it."
Half-leading, half-carrying her, Maitland took Edith with infinite care to his
mother.
"She has had an awful fright," he
«aid; "get her some wine. I scarcely
know what is the matter; bat don't
leave her. I shall return when I find
Mrs. Miles."     __________________
"My dear child, you are more dead
than alive," cried Mrs. Maitland. "Put
her on the Bofa,  Jack." ^J^_^_
Edith conld not speak- She tried srbill
to hold Maitland, but he, gently kissing
her hand, disengaged himself and bur
ried away.
In the hall he found Mrs. Parker anl
all the servants talking eagerly. "Oh,
Mr. Maitland!" said the ludy of the
house, "we are all so frightened. Tom
here—he is the boy that cleans the
boots—about ten minutes ngo he saw
Mr. Vivian without his hat, and a great
long knife 1n his hand, tenriag across
the lawn as hard as he could, and looking quite wild."
"Indeed!" cried Maitland. "What
direction did he take?''
"He turned left, and ran straight to
ward the beach,"
"He tamed left and ran straight toward  the  beach,"  said the boy.     "He
seemed to come from    Miss    Vivian'
drawing-room."
"Good gracious! I hope he hasn't
hurt the dear young lady," cried Mm,
Parker, fussing away in the direction
of her room.
"Miss Vivian is rjuite safe with my
mother," said Muitlund, reaching his hat
and sallying forth to see what eonld be
done to capture the lunatic.
....
Mrs. Miles' dismay can be imagined
when, on her return, she learned the
terrible news of poor Vivian's outbreak-
It was some little time before Edith
was able to give an account of her
hair-breadth escape, or before she could
speak to Maitland- She felt certain
that in her immense excitement she had
betrayed herself. She louged, yet dreaded to see him.
"Do teil me something of my pon
cousin," she said to Mrs. Maitland, who
was sitting with her in the room to
wliich she had removed, as the association with the other  was too terrible.
"I am afraid, dear, he is a very hopeless case. He was found struggling
with a policeman aud an artillery soldier, who managed to get his knife from
him, and they took him to the police-
station, then to the infirmary. We
have written to a friend in London, and
■Tuck see9 that proper care is taken of
him, bat"—looking to the door—''here
is my son. He will teil you more particulars Mum I can."
As she spoke Jack Maitland came in,
and while he shook hands with Edith,
who rose to greet him, llis mother
quietly left the room. It was a moment of profound embarrassment. Edith
scarce kuow how to, speak or what to
fay. He, however, soon relieved her of
thut difficulty.
"I am sorry to see that you have not
quite recovered the dreadful shock you
have sustained- Your hand is not steady
yet," nnd he held it a moment in both
his own.
"I am much better," retained Editli,
resuming her seat on the sofa, "But
it will be long before I can forget thnt
dreadful day; and my poor cousin
David, my heart aches for him."
"Ay, poor fellow, I am heartily sorry
for him; but I want to speak somethin.
else—something which concerns the
happiness of my life. You must know
what it is. I hnve longed for weary
months to say, 'I love you, Edith,' and
even now I dread lest the avowal may
part instead of uniting us, so uncertain
am I of your feelings toward myself.
I had almost despaired, when soinethin;.
in your fears for mc that day—soaie-
thiag lu the clasp of your arms, which
has haunted nie ever since, guve me
a faiat hope. My wishes no doubt have
led me to exaggerate a natural humane
impulse." He paused, and Edith, half
charmed, half frightened, made a little
hesitating movement as if to give him
her hand, and then drew back. "Ah, you
distrust nie," cried Maitland. "Why?
What is the cloud which has arisen between us? Do be caadid with me; do
not keep me in the torture of suspense."
"I have been vexed with you," began
Edith, with natural sweet frankness,
"and I am almost ashamed to say Why.
But I will tell you. When you went
away to Scotland I was sorry.. You al-
wuys seemed true and earnest—a real
friend, and I said I was sorry. Then
Mrs. Winington told me you were pleased to go—beeuuse—because you thought
I was in love with you, and showed it
too much," The last words came out
slowly, while the pale, delicate face wa*
dyed with blushes.
"It wns an infernal lie," burst out
Jack Maitland, with more energy than
politeness, "invented by an unscrupulous woman. Look in my eyes, Edith,
nnd teil me whom will you believe—
Mr*. Winington or me. I am Incapable of making such a speech about
any women."
She raised her  eye*  to his;  then   a
soft, eliy mile broke over her face, and
•he wild very low and steadily:
"I believe you."
"Then one difficulty is removed. Now
1 am so fur from so presumptuous an
opinion as Mr*. Winington attributed
to me, that I am atill waiting in infinite anxiety for your decision. Edith,
I have loved you ulmott from tha beginning of our acqunintance; can you
give me n little In return 7"
He held out hi* hand, and Edith put
hers Into it.
"Dearest," he exclaimed, drawing her
close to him, "put your arnis round mo
us you did the other day, and say,
'Jack, I lor* you!'" He raised her
bands to his neck and clusped ber to lis
heart with passionate force. "Whisper
it to me, und I will be content."
But he had scarce heard the word*
si.ftly murmured when a long, fervent
kiss stopped further utterance—past,
present uud future ell merged in that
intense moment.
♦ • • •
So Edith's troubles in this stage of
her existence were over. Dnrgun dared
offer no opposition to the marriage—
Tilly was gisd to get rid of the responsibility.
Edith's husband, as nearest of kin,
wus uppolnted guaiduin of tlie lunatic.
He was tenderly cared for, and when
his attendants deemed it safe, Edith
visited him and listened to his long
rambling hunting stories.
In all places of fashionable resort tho
I autlful Mrs. Winington is still admired. She once encountered her o'd
love, who gave her his unnunlilicd
opinion of her treachery nnd falsehood.
Tlie interview had an imbitteiing influence oa her temper for aome time
after.
Lady Mury Stanley Browne Is a
leader of Boclety,   and   a   certain   plea
| table; and when (he question, "Who
was at the duchess' ball, or the cotin-
i tess' garden party?" is discussed, tlie
, list of guests always includes Lady
| Mary Stanley Browne nud Leslie Beaton.
But away, in the picturesque glen of
Craigrothie, is a quiet, peaceful homo,
where work and play, simple refinement,
love and sympathy make a little paradise as yet untouched, and which,
even when the flood arises and the
stream beats violently, as they will one
day, shall not be shaken because it is
founded upon a rock—the rock of worm
affection, of profonndest esteem.
THE END.
THt OLD OAK TREE.
The BWeetest thing of enrtti to me
la the Bouth wind in the old oak tree.
lt moveB the branches to and fro;
The shadows dance on the grans below.
The leaves move lightly In the air;
Their rustle seems a whispered prayer.
D'M'P In the tangled grass I He,
Seeing but glimpses of the sky.
So thick the green leaves are above.
So light, so soft the breezes move,
I wonder not that men have stood
Before some giant of the wood
And made It of their prayers a sbrln.,
Deeming It held a soul divine.
—Ninette M. Losvater in New York Sun.
THE WINDOWS OPPOSITE
to lift her, but she evaded him.
"I will not let you go," *he said faint- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
ly. "He will murder you with that long, ] sunt, lively man about town is her "con.
cruel knife.    I will not let you go." *tant attendant,    who    picks    up    iba
"Vivian I.  not    coming    here,"  said   crumb* which fall from the rich man'*
I had been knocked down by a cab
on the streets of Pails and taken to a
hospital. I wns hurt about tbe head
and shoulders, and, though I had no
broken bones to mend, I was so badly
bruised that the surgeon told mo I
wouldn't get out for a month. Hard
up though I was in a financial sense, I
had enough money In my pocket to get
me Into a pay ward, nnd they gave me
one of the 14 cots on the third floor
front. It was summer, and I was close
to the seventh window, counting from
the left
The routine of a hospital for an In-
jured man Is a monotonous one. After
the first three or four days they put
me on full diet nnd gave me books to
read, but I could not leave my bed, and
It was against the rules to converse
with the other patients. It was read,
sleep, think and plan, with one visit a
day from the surgeon. I could not see
the street from my window as I sat
propped up on my cot. The only sight
to greet my vls'on was a qunlnt old
bouse opposite. The structure wan
two stories high, end I could see the
upper halves of four windows. The
house looked to have been built 100
years ngo and w«s In a sad Btate of
neglect aud untenanted. I don't know
Why I should hnve been Interested In
that house except that a sick msu will
turn to tbe veriest trifle *o make a diversion. I saw by tbe state of the windows that the housi was tenantless,
and yet I had the curiosity to question
the nurse nbout it.
"That house has been emDty for
many years," she replied, "nnd as It Is
In law It will probnbly fall down before the heirs come Into possession.
You cannot s°e thnt fnr down, but the
lower doors nnd windows are boarded
up to keep tramps out I hnve often
wondered lf the place has not a ghost."
1 fell Into the habit of watching thos»
four windows as closely as lf I had
been employed as a watchman. It
seemed that If I waited long enough 1
should see a face at one of them. When
evening came, there was an electric
light somewhere which struck tb» front
of the old house, ond 1 would wateb
those windows until the nurse enjoined
me to turn nwoy and go to sleep. It
got eo nt last that I felt certain of making a discovery, end one evening, when
1 hsd been In the hospital nine or ter
days, the face I had looked for appeared at one nf the middle windows. It
wss that of a mnn.
The window was 150 feet, from me.
bnt by tbe assistance of the electric
light I made out the face very clearly.
It camo l"to view gradually, as lf the
man slowly advanced across the room,
and It remained at the pancless sash
for a full minute. It was the face of
an evil man. It was dark and benrdpd,
and tbe eyes traveled up and down and
across tbe street as If looking for danger. Whoever tbe man wns he was no
tramn, nor had be a lnwful right In
that house. As he left tbe window I
etllert to tbe nurse ard told ber of hi*
presence, but she laughed nnd replied:
"Ah, but we are net to concern ourselves about what Roes on over there.
If It Is some prowler who ban broken
In, the police must take care of him."
I uow hpd something to occupy my
full attention, and I gave up everything to wnt"h the windows opposite.
Nothing appeared next day, but at
about half past 8 o'clock In the evening: 1 *nw the name fnce again. There
wag more boldness In the way tbe man
spDroicbed tbe window, and be seemed to feel himself more secure as be
surveyed the street If be were not s
fugitive In hiding, why should be be
taking peeps at the neighborhood' A
vagabond, having entered to obtain
shelter for the right, would keep clear
nf the windows. On this second nlgbt
the mnn seemed, to be looking Intently
st the sidewalk running In front of the
hospital, nnd b.v nnd by be started and
turned away as If he hnd received
some signal. When the nurse csme, 1
told her of tb» Incident She waa as
much amused as before.
"Yon certainly hnve a mind for mysteries," ahe laughed, "but If you become too Interested you will develop a
fpver and have a pnllbnck. When you
are able to leave us, you can tell the
police about the man, who will probably turn out to be a shadow."
1 gave tbe window? but little attention In the daytime after that The
face appeared on tbe third evening nt
thp snme hour, and 1 felt so sure that
n confederate made signals from the
sidewalk that I took a convalescent Into my confidence. He was an old soldier who wns being treated for rn old
wound nnd wns allowed tbe run of the
place. 1 told blm of the face and the
confedernfe, and he was Interested at
oucp. It was arrpnged thnt he should
he In front of the hospital nt bnlf past
8 nnd watch for tbe confederate, nnd
Itiek attended hlin. He saw a well
dressed but evil looking mac mnke
signals to the mnn nt the window. The
signal!) were made with a folded newspaper nnd would not have been noticed
by nny one not on t e wntch for them. |
"Now. then," snld the old soldier as
he returned and reported, "we have a
mystery on hand. Luck has thrown It
In our way that we may make u few
goidpleces. Let us work It out together aud share tbe reward."
None of us In the ward had seen a
newspaper for a week. They were not
interdicted, but none of the patients
seemed to care for outside news. Next
morning the soldier went out and purchased the journals for the previous
five or six days, and ns we looked them
over we struck a sensation. A boy 10
years old, the son of a rich Iron founder, bad been kidnaped and spirited
away, and lt was stated that the whole
police force of Paris was on tbe qui
vive. The kidnaping had taken place
three days before I saw the fnce af
tbe window, and 1 was arguing that
our mystery could have nothing to do
with it wben the soldier said:
"It Is at least 12 miles from here
where the lad was picked up. He was
probably hidden somewhere else for a
dav or two, but the scent got bo hot
tbat be was moved. Don't you fear
thnt. he la not In the old bouse opposite
at this very moment."
"Then we should Inform the police."
"Pooh! We must wait for a reward
to be announced. Never slap luck In
tjj. face."
On the fourth nlgbt and fifth nlgbt
the face appeared at the window at
the usual hour, and the same man
made tbe usual signals. As tbe police
were yet at fanlt, those signals must
have meant thnt things were all right
for tbe kidnapers. It was now eight
days since the boy was taken, and as
no trace could be had of him It was believed tbat he had been killed or taken
out of tbe country. Tbe papers gava
It to the police pretty hot, and It was
Intimated that tbe father was ready to
nay almost any sum to have his child
restored.
"Now we are coming nearer to It,"
snld the old veteran. "What the kidnapers bave been waiting for Is the reward, but we must be ahead of them.
You have some money, but I bave
none. You must give me enough to
tnke tre across Paris to the father."
It had come to be understood In our
corridor that we had some scheme,
hut we refused to answer any questions. Tbe soldier started off one
morning, nnd before noon be was holding an Interview with the father of the
.iirhieted boy. The distracted man
wns willing to give bis last franc, but
tbe soldier stopped at 20,000. He got
a promise In writing tbat be nhould be
nald that sura whpn the boy was delivered up, nnd then he went to the police
to find If there waa ft reward for
any nartlcularly desperate character.
Th»re was. It was believed In police
circles tbat tb.9 kidnapers were two escaped convicts, and there was a reward of 10,000 francs on the head of
either. When It had been agreed to
give blm half the reward, the veteran
gave our mystery away. The police
waited until evening and then caught
the confederate on the street after he
hnd signaled his "All right." Half an
hour later they surrounded the old
house, broke their way In and not only
found th» other convict, but found the
kldDapod boy a prisoner In one of tbe
rooms. The lnd had been fairly well
treated, but had been closely guarded
every hour since he hnd come Into the
man's bands. He had seen only tbat
oue man nnd bad been told that he
wonld b» set at liberty when bis father
hnd pnld 250.000 francs as a reward.
The old noldler divided fairly with
me, and we were not only enriched by
the double reward, but were the means
of returning to custody two as desner-
ate criminals as ever broke bars. It
wns considered an Incomprehensible
thing around the hospital, and doctor,
nurse and fellow patients were never
tired of saying:
"How strange!   You lie In your bed
and  look at tbo windows of nn old
bouse across the way, nnd, lo, there
come 15,000 francs rolling In to youl"
[Copyright, 1800, by a B. Lewi..]
THE LONG SHAWL.
Knitted or Crocheted Wrap* Im Heart
Shape Afiraln Fashionable.
This shawl is a long scarf in shape, '
with the back draped to form a hood.
The materials are seven skeins of
cream white Shetland floss, one skeln.j
of black Shetland wool, one yard oi J
Na 40 ribbon for the hood and one ,
large bone crochet hook.
With the Shetland floss ch 805. Turn,^
wool over needle, take up 1 loop
through Sd ch, another loop through
4th ch. Wool over needle, through 3
loops, wool over needle, through 2
loops.
•Wool over needle and through ch in
which last loop was taken, and another
loop through next ch on row. Pull
wool through 3 loops, then through 2.
Repeat from * across ch. At end of
row fasten off.
Second row, with the Shetland wool,
make 1 s. c. in each stitch of preceding
row, always taking up the stitch double. At the end of the row turn, and J
still with the black Shetland , wool
make tbe 3d row, exactly like the 2d.
At the end of tbe 3d row fasten off.
Repeat these 8 rows 18 times; then
make a final white row.
For the border along one side, edge
crochet as follows, using the white I
wool: 1 fl.-c. In end stitch, cb 8, 1 s. c.
In next stitch, ch 8, nnd repeat to other J
end, finishing with 1 s. c. At the cor-
ner ch 20, 1 s. c. In center of d. a, ch 20,
1 b. c. In top of d. c, ch 20, 1 s. c. In
bottom of next d. c.   Repeat across end
Man and Beast,
Nothing can be so terrible to an animal an a human being. There are times,
when the brute oeems to recognize Instinctively thnt man belongs to a higher order of creation and Is stricken
wltb a feeling akin to awe in bis presence.
In a small African village, some
yenrB ago, there was a scare about
some leopards which were said to have
killed a number of goats. Accordingly
two white men, accompanied by sev«
eral natives, set off to hunt them. Pres-
ently they found n place In the long
grass where It was evident that one of
the brutes bed recently lain, for the
ground was still warm.
The natives formed a ring round It,
and tbe hunters got tbelr guns ready.
After a little while tbe leopard emerged from the long grass and was fired at
nnd wonnded, but not fatally. With a
great bound be sprang on one of the
white men and brought him to tbe
(rroiind. Holding hlg victim, he turned
and growled savagely at the otbera.
Tbe nntlves gave a wild yell of fear,
snd then like a shot the leopard aprang
away. He hnd not been frightened by
tha cutis, hut the yell terrified him.—
Youth's Companion.
A Cvrlon* Calculation.
The following table ghow* the number nf changes that can he rung on
nesla of bells ranging from 4 to 12:
On peal ol   4 belts  11 ,'isngca
On di'.i "f  c ti.'ii.  i?a obsngM
On penl of   C Mis  720 changes
On perl of   7 b»lla  11,040 rh. nges
Oi penl of   8 bell.  40.37.0 change*
On neat of   0 India  862.SS0 changes
On peal of 10 bells  8,R28.S00 changes
On pes) of 1> bell.  80,. 10,100 change.
Or peal of lt bells 479.001,000 .hang°a
—PearBon's Weekly.
A BOOTOB SHAWL.
of shawl, always putting 3 s. c. In each
d. c. of edge, and skipping tbe black
rows. Wben finished work up other
edge of shawl like 1st edge, end 2d end,
like 1st.   Fasten off.
Cut 5 Inch lengths of the black wooll
and knot In 0 nt each end of each]
black row, to carry Into the edge the]
striped effect of the shawl.
To nrrnnge the shawl In the Scotch1
fashion fold a third of the width of
the shawl back, then fold over tbe
length, having one short and one long
end. Tack the shawl lightly togethel'
ou tbe width fold and fur enough below tbe length fold to form a loop that
will go over the head In a hood. When
it Is thrown over the head nrrnnge tbe
bnck ot tbe hood In plaits and fasten
with bowB. Tbe shawl Is worn with
the short end banging straight down
the front aud the other thrown over|
the Bhould:..—Stitches.
Tlarht Undersrarmenta,
Many mothers and nurses wbo ar
careful to supply tbe growing children
with  garments of sufficient  size  for]
day wear are careless as to the fit cfl
the night clothes.   This Is a  serionT
error. Considering the attitudes whlciil
children assume during Bleep, It ghouldg
be clear to all that anything which
cramps tbe chest and limbs is detrl-J
mental to free breathing and growth.!
A tight collar band Is especially hiirtn-l
ful and, lu fact, dangerous.   It should!
be remembered also tbat there Is great-]
er warmth from loose than from tlghtj
clothing.
Thing-. Perpetual.
Silk waists, lace waists, velvet and
moussellne waists are upon the list of]
things perpetunl. Two piece suits hnve
made tbern quite Indispensable and!
given them a greater vogue thnn ever.]
Every skirt claims Its separate walsti
and long or short coats cry out fori
them, Those who are studying how til
retrench on dressmakers' bills are buy}
Ing or ordering al! white waists, as
they harmonize with costumes.—Vogue|
TJ..fnlnes. of Enemies,
The Old Sanger— Young man, If yon
would be successful, you must do two
things—first, get some enemies.
The Aspirant—And second?
The" Old Stager—Second, lrrltato
them so that they will make you prominent.—Ha rper^n Bazar..
Letting Hlin Down Easy.
"I have a very unpleasant duty to
perform," said the chief. "The mnn-
ngement desires to dispense with your
services."
The olllce boy heaved n deep sigh of
relief. "Gee!" he said. "I fought for.
a inbuilt youse was goln' to fire me.".
Took Ucr Part.
"Why, Johnny, I nm ashamed of you.
How could you take little Ethel's half
of the apple nwny from her?"
" 'Cause, mo, I ain't forgot whnt you
told me—to always take sister's part."
Fashion's Bchoe*.
Brown will be a favorite color.
Printed embroidery Is very popular.
Flounce*  and  narrow ruffles again1
find favor.
Perforated cloth 1* one of tbe trim]
mlng novelties.
Gracefully draped fichus are plctur-|
esque and fashionable.
Cadet blue is one of the pretty cot-J
tume colore of the season.
For street wear children's coats aro^
usually box plaited In some form.
The "off colors," as oyster and mush-'
room, will run tbe pure white a good 4
race.
Velvets are very light In weight and 1
tbe finely ribbed varieties represent J
tbe height of chic.
Velvets and fine cloths are to form '
the basis of nil smart day dressing this .
winter, whether we dine or walk.
A smart turban 1* the correct ao •
compniiimeiit of street dreas and bar ,
monlzeg well with a variety of cos-,
tume*.	
-Willing- to Aa.l.t.
There was a worthy Irish member of
parliament who was so generous that
a request for financial assistance wa»
never refused. But his checka bad ono
little drawback—they were never honored. The ghortcomlng naturally In
time became known, but it did not affect his popularity. A visitor to tbe
district, hearing of the member's peculiarity, asked a leading politician how
lt was that public faith'In the member
was not 8hnken. "Why, sure, lt is bo-
cause he shows big willingness to assist bnt for lack of funds," was the re-
Ply. 	 STOTIST PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
MOUNT PLEASANT ADVOCATE
[ No man has the heart In say "No"
when a girl asks if he really and
i truly  loves hor.
VAMOOUVKR, B. a
MARRIAGE LAWS ABROAD.
When some men ^i\-e a secial blowout they never stop blowing about
what they blew in on the uffair.
A hundred years ago the average
chest ineuBiireinont of men, us recorded in tailors' books was ,V> in.; now
jt is 38 in.
Many 11 girl shatters her ideal when
she marries him.
tio—'  Breach   of Promise  Case*  Are
Averted In Hnncarr.
, "There are many curious and Interesting   facts   regarding  the   marriage
' and divorce laws of foreign countries,"
said R. J. Brown, wbo recently returned from a trip abroad, where be made,
a study of the question.
"Breaches of promise are averted In
Hungary by an express declaration of
. tbe civil marriage act that the relations
(created by a betrothal do not give the
. right to command tbe conclusion of a
marriage, but lf either party withdraws from an engagement without
just  reasons  he or  she  Is  bound  to
' grant compensation to the extent of
the outlay Incurred. Divorce In tbe
English senae does not exist but the
courts can decree the personal separation of a married couple without dissolving the bonds of mntrimony.
"A curious law prevailing In France
provides   that  before   being   married
! children of a family, although over
age, shall geek in respectful and formal terms tbe advice of their father and
mother. It makes no difference, however, whether the consent ot parents Is
given, for the couple can be married a
month after under any circumstances.
This Is also tbe case In tbe Netherlands. A divorce further entitles tbe
lnnoceut party to recover all the presents be or she may have made.
"According to the constitution of the
Netherlands, the civil marriage must
always precede the religious ceremony.
The latter, Indeed, is left entirely to
tbe conscience of tbe parties concerned. There is also a law providing that
no man or woman under thirty can
marry without the consent of parents.
It the consent be refused, the couple
have to appear before a judge, wbo
advises them as be thinks best.        J
"Many countries have now abolished
nil marriage fees. This la the case in
Norway, while in the Netherlands certain dnys in tbe week are set apart
when persons may be married without
payment."
BENTON AND BARNUM.
Bow the Showman  Got  a  Free Ad.
From the Statesman.
James O. Blaine euld that after Fremont became famous as a pathfinder
Benton, who bad opposed his marriage
with bis daughter Jessie, became reconciled With his son-in-law and took great
pride In big achievements as a western
explorer.
The square on the southern side of
Pennsylvania avenue, now occupied by
Center market, was then used as a
show ground for circuses nnd otber
peripatetic exhibitions. About this time
P. T. Barnum was beginning his career as a showman, nnd as Colonel Benton was walking down Pennsylvania
avenue opposite this show ground be
wns attracted by the words "John 0.
Fremont" uttered In a loud voice by a
showman standing at the door of a
small tent, lu front of which was a
garish caricature of a nondescript animal supposed to represent the "woolly
borae" discovered by Fremont in the
recesses of the Rocky mountains.
Benton stalked across tbe avenue and
listened with great disgust to tbe statement by Barnum, wbo was his own
doorkeeper and solicitor, that Inside
the tent could be found the greatest
natural curiosity in tbe world, "tbe
woolly horse captured by General Fremont and now on exhibition!"
Benton, denounced Barnum as an Impostor nud denied thnt hla son-in-law
hnd discovered nny such animal. Bnr-
inim, wbo did not know Benton, told
him flippantly to pay bis quarter and
go Into tbe show or make less noise,
whereupon tbe Indignant statesman
called upon tbe police to arrest Har-
num, and n large crowd assembled to
witness tbe extraordinary scene. Tbe
police refused to Interfere, and Barnum
received a free advertisement, much to
his gratification and profit
ARE YOU INVITING
PNEUMONIA?
You Need only to Neglect Coughs and Colds.
The Great Safeguard is
DR. CHASE'S os!RUP LINSEED AND TURPENTINE.
Like other people, you dread the
thought of pneumonia, consumption,
or any form of lung trouble.
Did you ever wait to think that if
colds were nut neglected there would
be no consumption or pneumonia ?
These ailments start with colds,
and any cough or cold can be cured
b.v the timely use of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine.
"Oh, it will wear awuy," you say,
anil in tho meantime the cold is fastening itself on . yonr system, mid
gradually creeping down the bronchial tubes towards the lungs.
This word of warning may be of
priceless value to you if you heed it.
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine has won the good-will of
many thousands because of its wonderful   promptness   in  curing   serious
colds and lung troubles.
Mr. John Clark, coachman, Port
Hope,  Out., states :—
"Last winter I. was so bad with a
cold tnat I could not speak above a
whisper, and had great pains in the
chest. At lust. I feared it would develop into consumption, A friend advised mc 10 use Dr. Chase's Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine, und one bottle cilrod my cold, which I believe
would have piovcd very serious if 1
had not used this medicine."
Dr, Chase's Syrup oi Linseed and
Turpi tiliin- is sold by all dealers at
the advertised price, 25 cents a bottle
(I'ainlly size threo limes as much), 60
cents. Kdiiinnso.i, llntos & Co., Toronto. To protect you against imitations, tlie portrait and signature of
Dr. A. IV. Chase, the famous receipt
book author, are on every bottle.
In Sweden the railway stations ut
which meals are seved arc known b.v
the simple Inn. suggestive picture of
u crossed knife and I'ork opposite the
nunie of the station.
A Problem For the Holland Traveler.
In passing through the narrow, crooked little streets of Leeuwarden I
chanced upon a sign tbat held my attention and compelled thought. It rend,
"L. v. d. Zwnuii, Morgeu Wekker."
Thla is faultless Dutch for Morning
Wnker, nnd It signifies tbat L. v. d.
Zwnnn will, for a paltry sum, leave his
bed in tbe frosty hours of early morning and, putting sweet aleep behind
him, arouse his slumberous clients.
Truly, a worthy calling! Yet, tell me,
you who aro versed in occult things,
who or what In this somnolent land
wnkes Ihe morgen wekker?—Edwnrd
Penfleld in Scrlbner's.
SICKLY BABIES.
Weak, sickly babioa are a great
trial to mothers. Thoy need constant
care both night and day and soon
wear the mother out. naby's little
stomach is the cause of most of the
trouble; it is very weak, and in consequence very .easily upset. Baby's
Own Tablets will cure nil baby troubles. They ure mildly laxative und
give prompt relief. Concerning them
Mrs. H. .1. Balfour. Oineiiiec, Ont.,
says: "1 have used Baby's Own Tablets for stomach troubles and constipation, from which my little girl
suffered, und ihey entirely cured her.
They produced sound, refreshing
sleep, and 1 regard litem as UidtS-
pensible in any homo where there are
little ones''
Mot hers from ull purls of Canada
write in lavor of llaby's Own lab
lets, proving Hie liuini lhat they uie
the very best medicine lor nil tl"'
minor ills of infants und young children. Guaranteed lo contain no opiate. Price ?,<s cents a box al all
druggists or direct from the Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvtlle,
Out.
Oen. oioeArthur, commanding the
Military Department ol California,
reports i,M4 desertions, or more
than 20 per cent, of enlisted strength
during the Inst year.
Pain over the Eyes
Headache and Catarrh
Relieved in 10 minutes.
Thut dull, wretched pain In the head
just -over the eyes ia one of tlio surest
signs that the seeds of catarrh have been
sown, mid It's your warning to adminia-
tel- the quickest nnd surest treatment to
prevent the seating of this dreaded malady, lir. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder will
atop ull  pain in  ten ininulcs, and euro.
Sold  by ull druggists.
UK. ACNEW'S OiNTMf NT SOOTHES ALL SKIN
DISEASES,   35 CENTS 18
If more men would think and fewer
wonder, the number 01 failures in lift"
would be greatly reduced. Think i
'lhat is the word. and. having
thought,   net.
There never wus and novel- will be li
universal panacea, in one remedy, for nil
ilia lo Which lleah Is heir- Ihe very nn-
ture of iimnv curatives being sncli thai
were llie germs of oilier and dillVivtil l\
seated disease    rooted  in ihe system pi
Die   iiuiieiii— what   would   relieve   i    ill
in turn would aggravate the other. We
huve. however, in Quinine Wine, when
obtainable in .sound, unadulterated state,
a remedy for many and _rlevous ills. By
ItH gradual und ludlcloUH use Ihe frnilt-sl
systems uie led Into coavalesceilco nud
strong!h by ihe Influence which Quinine
exerts on  nature'* own restoratives,     li
relieves Ihe drooping spirits of ll'ise
Willi whom u chronic slnle uf morbid
desliolitlenev uud lack of iiilel'esl in life
is n dlseuse, it 11.I bv t ruimiiili/iiie tlie
nerves, disposes to sound und refreshing
aleeu—imparts vigor io the action of tbe
blood which, being stimulated, coursta
throllirb the vt.'inrt. st rem;l heiiing Ihe
healthy animal function* ol ihe system.
thereby making- actlvlli n neioessan result, strengthening the frame unit raving
life lo the digestive organs which naturally demand liuresed subslniu-o resnll
improved appetite, Northrop a Lyman
of i'orolilo. hnve i/iven to Ihe Dublin
their Superior Quinine Wine ut the tisui'l
rate,, and. gauged b.v ihe opinions ol
scientists, 'he wine upprourhes nearest
perfection of any in ihe market. All
diugffists  soil  It,
HI*  Advice.
"You're neglecting your business,"
the old mnn declared.
"I admit It," the young man replied
frankly. "Tbe fact Is, I'm engaged, and
naturally the girl gets my time and
thoughts."
"For heaven's sake, marry ber," advised the old mnn. "Then you'll hnve
no trouble keeping nwoy from ber."-
Statistic*.
"Whnt do statistics show?" Inquired
the man who was warming up to his
subject
"As a rule," answered the man who
Is always doubtful, "tbey don't show
much except patience and Industry on
tbe part of the man who collected
them."
Even Worse.
"I cannot sing the old songs." warbled the young woman at the piano.
But this was small relief, for the new
ones she sang were even worse.
Don't judge a man by his failures In
life, for, many a man falls because h*
is too honest to succeed.
Auatrla nnd Tobacco.
The Austriniis spend over $40,000,-
C00 n yent on tobnecj
The man with the short meter
practice is sure to make the long
meter prayer.
C.  0. HH'HAHDS &  CO.
Dear  Sirs:—Your  MINAItD'S    LINIMENT hi our remedy lor sore throat,
colds and ull ordinary ailments.
It  never  (nils     to  relievo  and cure
promptly.
CHARLES WIIOOTEN
Port Mulgravc.
II is said Unit Ihe profitable Inn
east lb limes hei- weight iu a year.
Her eggs are six limes hei' own
anil are worth six. times the eosl of
her  iooti.^	
HOW'S   THIS?
We onvr One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any ease of L'alarrh lhat cannot lib cured bj
Hall's ™""YTciIKNKY & CO.. Toledo. O.
We. tlie undersigned, have known P. J.
Cheney for tlie Inst 16 years, anil believe him
perfectly honorable In nil bualneaa transact one
and financially able to amy out uny obllgntlona
made by their (Inri.
WEST  &   THUAX,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, o.
W.W.K1NCI. 1C1NAN * MARVIN.
Wholesale Drusglsta, Toledo, O.
Hall's Cntniili Cure Is taken Internal!'.', noting  rllreclly  u|>on  the  blooil ami  raucous  sei-
face, of    he s.sle,,..    T. atlmonlala sent  free.
Price 75c per bottle.    Sold by all Drum. ■!■•
Hall's Family Pill* are the best.
Two millions 61 London's Inhabitants  never go to church.
Miiiard's Liniment Cures Dipnlhcri-.
Successful prize lighters get their
pay by tho pound.
TI1I0 DEMON, DYSPEPSIA.—Til eldeil
lime   il   wus  II   popular   belief   lllul   ih-l.ions
moved invisibly through ihe ambient uir,
seeking lo enter into men uud trouble
them. At the present day ihe demon
dyspepsia,  is nl   liuee In  ihe sumo way,
Seeking hiiliilui ion ill those who l>\ cureless ,,r in,wis,- living invite him- Ami
once he enters u mnn il is difficult lo
dislodge blm. He Unit finds himself -so
possessed should know thai a vuli-int
friend lo do battle fur him with the unseen ine is Puriuelee'n Vegetable Pills,
whtrh nre over ready inr ihe trial
Thoro  wns u  greul   swell   in  Japan
Whose name on a Tuesday began —
It   lasted   through   Sunday
Till twilight   on   Monday,
-\nd soiindi-il like stones in a can.
Harvard   Lampoon.
Miiiard's l.iniincnl Cures Distemper.
The average .nun  wants others  tt*
see liim :t!i hi' sues himself.
QUEER NATURAL HISTORY.
Some    Carloa*   EUshteentn    < eutary
Notlon* About Anlmala.
Some curious specimens of folklore
and natural history are contained in a
rare book called "Tbe Sportsman's Dictionary," which was published 100
years ago. The author was evidently
a Philistine among Philistines In his
attitude toward nature.
Of the master musician, the blackbird, he says:
"This bird Is known by all persons
and Is better to be eaten than kept,
being much sweeter to tbe palate when
dead and well roasted than to tbe ear
while living; sings about three months
In tho year, or four at most, though his
song is worth nothing, but it he be
taught to whistle he Is of some value,
being very loud, though coarse." What
an ear and mind!
And hero Is a story of tbe squirrel
with the ring In lt of tbe seventeenth
even more than the eighteenth century.
It reminds one of the bares of Izaak
Walton, that changed their sexes once
a year:
"If what Is reported of them be true
tbe admirable cunning of the squirrel
appears in ber (where we commonly
use 'his' when the se't need not be specified our ancestors often used 'her') swimming or passing over a river, for when
Bhe Is constrained by hunger so to do
she seeks out some rind or email bark
of a tree, which she sets upon the water
and then goes into It, and, holding up
her tall like a sail, lets the wind drive
her to tbe other side and carries meat
In her mouth to prevent being famished
by the length of the voyage."
Of the wild boar we bave this: "And
what place soever he bites, whether
man or dog, the boat of his teeth
causes Inflammation In the wound. If
therefore he does but touch tbe hair of
a dog he burns off—nny, huntsmen have
tried the heat of his teeth by laying
hairs on them as Boon as he was dead,
and they have shriveled up as lf touched with a hot Iron."
A Natnral Wonder.
A smoking tree Is one of tlie natural
woutlers of Ono, Japnn. Strange to
ray, II smokes only In the evening, Just
trier sunset, and tho smoke Issues from
Ihe lop'of the trunk. The tree Is sixty
feet high.
A Story Aboot Wllberfore*.
Before he became a bishop be hnd
been archdeacon of Surrey, uud his old
archdeaconry became a part of bis hit
cr bishopric of Winchester. At a meet
Ing of the clergy at Clnphnm his chap
lain told blm that an old Dr. —, who
bad bei'ii mnny yearn In the diocese,
was vexed nt having been forgotten.
"Yes," snld the bishop; "1 huve not
the smallest recollection of him. but I
will make It all right nnd will go out
and speak lo him. Which Is he?" He
was pointed out, and the bishop made
his way lo him:
"My denr Dr. —, I hnve not had n
moment for a real conversation with
you. I ueetl not nsk how yon nre after
all these yenrs. Do you still ride your
gray more?"
"Yes, my lord. How good of you to
remember her," etc.
The chaplain, who was within ear-
shot, snld when he again came nenr the
bishop:
"Then you' did remember Dr. —
after nil?"
"Not n bit of It," Biild the bishop. "1
saw the grny hairs ou bis coat, nnd 1
chanced llie animal's sex."—"Kegan
ruul's Memoirs."
Pleasarea of Imacrlnatlnn.
"It Is not so much whnt n thing Is as
that we think It Is lhat liilluenccs us,"
Insisted earnestly, for I believed In
joking on the bright side of things.
"True," replied the uiisentlmentallst.
Nothing adds so much to the bouquet
f tbe wine as tbe right label on the
lottle."-, udae.
Thero is danger in neglecting a cold
Many who have died of consumption
tinted their troubles from exposure, followed by a cold which settled on llieli*
lungs, and in a short time they were beyond the skill ol the best physician.
Had they used Blckle's Antl-Coniiu.no-
tive Syrup before it wus too Into, their
lives would hnve been spared. This l.icd-
iiino has no Squal for curiae coughs,
colds and nil affections of the throat and
lungs
The peace strength  ol   the  Russian
army is over n million men.  Japan'*
army numbsrs about   ii6,oon men.
■hard's Liniment Cores (target io Cows.
in   GermoJij    435   ptatib factories
nuiki-  80,000    inst ruinehts  annually
Hah  of then*,  or nbuut  bIx million
dollars' worth, un- sold frbroa-l, principally  in E-iiglf-)*1*-.
'I in* .luiim' ynu have to pay hack Is
twice as big as tin- on** you borrow.
muli'   religious sec
in uny other   part
Then
At.iu thun in nu1 other part <>f The
world; Confucius, Brahms,Mohammed
und Buddha arc tho must popular
founders,
A dredger Is about to be launched
from a German yard which will I©
capable of 1'alsU.g s.aod ton's of ii.tid
per hour. Aft*r it liar, beeij at work
the hot ton.  is li'il   OS level a.   a  road.
In cases of Infectious Illness it Is
well to know that an onion cut into
four quarters and placed In ;t bauoer
in the sick room takes in much of
the Infection.
OLDHOUSL-SONTHEHUDSON
They
Sadly
Are    Picturesque,    lint
Lac—In*,  la Comfort.
Dutch customs still prevail to a surprising extent In the old villages up
the Hudson, and the modern housekeeper from the city who takes a picturesque dwelling, built about 1G90, for
a summer home Is confronted by Some
bewildering conditions.
While water aad the scrubbing brush
were and are much in evidence, tbe
sanitation of the bedrooms does not
meet modern requirements. In fact,
unless the house has beeu materially
altered there were no bedrooms, distinctly such, but from each of the five
rooms on the one floor, kitchen, Included, open recesses or alcoves just large
enough to contain a double bed, says
the Brooklyn Eagle.
These used to be filled with "four-
posters," having trundle beds beneath,
so that a family of twenty persons was
easily accommodated, and, lf necessary, more people could be placed In
tbe open garret, generally reserved for
storage purpose*.
Reverence for the past and its traditions may Induce tbe bouse mistress
to put her bed In such an alcove at
first, but one night's experience of Its
stuffiness usually suffices, especially as
lt is impossible to make the bed unless
It 1* rolled out dally, for no space was
allowed for golug about It
However, tbe recesses meet the modern requirements for closet room, and,
remodeled with hooks and curtains,
tbey fill what would otherwise be a
decided need, since the only places prepared on which to hang clothes are
three hand turned and extremely fat
wooden pegs placed between door and
window In each room, reminding ono
of Matthew Vassal, a three pegs at the
college, "for bonnet, shawl and Sunday
dress,"
PAGE FENCES Wear Best
It I* th* fence that _u atood tbe test of time—stand* th* hairiest strain-new
eaga-the standard the world over.   Order through onr local *g»ntor direct from tt*.
M
THB PAGE WIRE FENCE OO. MMITED     . Waj__-_l*, Oa_
wMS,U
Eudoxus, born 406 B.C. was • „■'
first man !;uown to history tn explain planetary motion and to make
a map of tin- heavens with the planets and  iixeri stars marked.
SHE IS A MERRY
CHILD AGAIN
Dodd's Kidney Pills Cured Little
Edith Harris' Dropsy.
Hers Was a Terrible Case-It Provoa that
the great Kidney Keinedy la good for
Old aud Young alike and Cure* all
tonus of Kidney Disease.
Weyburn, Assa., N.W.T., Jan.  II,—f
(Special)—Na   more  remarkable  cure
of dropsy has ever been put on record
than that of little Edith Harris, the j
two-year-old     daughter    of Mr.  and
Mrs. It. J. Harris of this place.
The littlo girl had dropsy In It*
worst form. She was swollen from
her feet to her shoulders so badly
that the doctor was afraid one of her
feet would .burst. Her natural waist
measure was eighteen inches, but
when the disease was at its worst,
she measured thirty-four inches. Two
doctors attended her, but aftor three
months struggle with the disease the
child was gradually growing worse,
and the parents had about given up
all hope oi saving the life of their
child.
At this time they determined to try
Dodd's Kidney Pills. Imagine their
surprise and delight when under this
treatment the child began to rapidly
improve. By the time she had taken
three boxes, half a pill at a doso, the
swelling was gone and the helpless
little invalid was transformed into a
merry laughing healthy child again.
Dodd's Kidney Pills cure old and
young alike. They cure kidney disease without regard to where or in
what form It is found.
It is proposed to cut a railroad
tunnel through the mountain known
as the Faicille. in the Jura Alps,
and to shorten the journey between
Paris and Switzerland by two and a
half hours.
Baby Humor's.- d^. Ague™"*   oiu
ment soothes, -quiets, and effects quirk
and effective cures in all Bkln eruptions
common to b'aby during teething time
It Is harmless lo the liuir in Cases 01
Scald Ileud, awl i-urea _c7.enTa, Sail
Hhcum nnd nil Skin Diseases of older
people.   Bt. centa.r-00
Many  a  man's  respect   lor  old
ends ot  boarding house poultry.
afi-e
Some candidates get thero with
both feet and others put both feet in
Its
Aoiinlrlng- a Reputation.
Archbishop Howley, who lived In the
eighteenth century, most unjustly got
the reputation of swearing like a trooper. The explanation is that the Duke
of Cumberland, wbo fought the battle
of Cullodcn and wbo was unspeakably
profane, once went lu quest of tbe
primate to get bis assistance about a
certain bill wblcb be disliked. He returned to the bouse of lords, Baying:
"It's all right, my lords. I've seen the
archbishop, and he Bays he'll see the
promoters to  before he'll vote for
tbe — bill." As a matter of fact, all
the profanity bad been supplied quite
tn the ordinary run of conversation by
the duke.
Hi* Fans Pa*.
They were uttering the tender nonsense that succeeds the great question.
"And," said tbo girl bravely, "If poverty comes we will face lt together."
"Ah, dearest," he replied, "the mere
sight of your face would scare tbe wolf
away."
And ever since be has wondered wby
she returned tbe ring.
II* Conld l-ose.
"Why do you think he'll bo a famous
novelist?"
"He poses for photographs so well,
with bis arms folded and looking as If
be was thinking."
Bright's   Disease   Insidious I
docip ive ! relentless ! has toiled
hundrtlis ol trlala by medical* science to
atem the tide of its ravaaes-wuid nflt until South American Kidney Care proved
beyond a doubt its power to .turn th*
tbe tide, was there a pjeuin of anything
but despair for the victim of this dread
form  of  kidney  diaeaso.—54.
Two ofu-n cease
>r they nre innili'
to bo
one.
company
It   is (wii
B  il   IS  to
e its easy to fool
fool other people.
oui'Ri'lf
Little hut  Searching,   ur.  Ton
Sinn's Pineapple Tablets are not big
nu'iseqiis doses that contain injurious
druevs or narcotics—tlley arc the pure
vegetable pepsin— the medicinal extract
from this luscious fruit, nml the tablets
urv prepared in as pnlatable form us ihc
fruit Itself. They cure Indigestion. 00
In u box.  .'Ir, cents,—50
II
who
isn't always the long-hail
has  the most brains.
nl HUH,
Miiiard's Liniment Cures Colds, et-
A woman lik<
en from her so
take them buck
s to huv
lhat Bhe
again.
■ kisses stolen 11 light   It-
Over 37,000    people were kill'
India  by   serpents  last   year,
would vou like to live there '.'
d  in
How
Wash greasy disliea. pots 01 pans with
Lever's Dry Soap (ti powdei 1. It Will
remove th* grease with the areuteat ease
Marriages  inuy h
bUt   U    lot    01     111. HI
place,
1 made in
end  in   tin
heaven
olhei
'towels
fresh,
and eggs can never bo too
A UAOIC I'll.I. — Uvspcpsia In a loi
with u-hich men aro constantly i/iapplim
but ninuot exterminate. Subdued inn
to nil appearances vanquished in one. il
uiukes lis appearance In nnolber dure
ticn. .In many th* digestive apparatUt
is aa di-lLatc. ns the inerbnnisiu of
watch or scientific instrument in
even u breath of uir uill make a
lion. Willi such fiersoiiti dliorder*
stomach ensue from the most
enusoa and cause much sutterine
tlies,' Parmfll**'* V*g*t*bl* l'ills
commended   ua   iiithl  and  *ur*>
•Thiol
v,u la
of I In
tiivia
Ti
Hot   weiitbt
to fat psopls
:- is no iiiuic danfreroiu
ilinii to lean.
Don't  consider everything
bin  that you   are  nimble  to
ImposBl
perform
No  rlnciiuriiariiia.il  Needed.
Her Father—What? Yon Bay you'r*
engaged to Fred? I thought I told yon
not to give blm any encouragement?     I
His Daughter—I don't He doesn't
need any.
One of Hie features of the Paris
motor show is an absolutely IioIho-
Iosb ear. Persons in the nclglrtroi-
hood in' "in' "f Hi'-:-:'' will nol know
that there e; cm' within a mile until
they wuke up in Hi.' hospilnl -
Punch
Prussian railway cars have only
.belli Unci' t.'iiilis the carrying capu-
■ity     of    IhOBB     used    in  Hie  United
si at i"-.
rivkins—Why was aha .surprised u,1
the Christmas present her husband
gave her '.' Slkkins—Me made a mistake, and hand.d her the one bo
bought for  his   typewriter.—Judge.
One Difference.
Admirer—Yes,  and her mind
fair as her face.
Knocker—But the latter  Is a
deal more quickly made up.
Is as
good
On* 1b rich when one Is sure of ths
morrow.—Chevalier.
Shirt waists and dainty
linen are made delightfully
clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap. ia
Ayer's
Falling hair means weak hair.
Then strengthen your hair;
feed it with the only hair food,
Ayer's Hair Vigor. It checks
falling hair, makes the hair
Hair Vigor
grow, completely cures dandruff. And it always restores
color to gray hair, all the rich,
dark color of early life.
" Uy lialr wis falling ont ba*lT an* I WH
afraid I would lose It ail. Tlion 1 Mail Ajor'a
Hair Vlror. It qiilcltlj ntopnoiltlie falling a_S
mails in. hair all I could with It to be."
RmuouA B. Allen. KUuImUi, It. J.
11.M a battle.
^Mnillgliroi.
for.
Falling Hair
OVER ONE HUNBREb YEA&S OF MILLING EXPERIEMC_3
The necessity of Reliability—saves labor—save* carpeli—
saves time—saves money.
BOECKHS
Bamboo=Handled
Broom.
Sherwd Buyers need no urging—Ihey Insist upon being supplied
with these Brooms (hat stand alone.
Gray's Syrup
Red Spruce Gum
For Coughs and Colds.
Ar*   Vou   Building. T      l-T  *>o,   ua*
EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING
"T"Ho Boat  Qulldlr-sr; Paper Made.
It ia very much stronger nnd thicker than any other (tarred or build-
Inn) paper. Jt 1- Impervious to wind, keep* out cold, keepa Ui heat, carries no smell or odor, absorbs no moisture-, Imparts no taste or flavor to
anything with which it comes in contact. It is largely used not only for
sheeting houses, but for lining cold storage buildings, refrigerators, dairies, creameries, and all places whers the object Is to keep an even aud
uniform  temperature,  and at the eame time tt,voiding dampness.
Wrlto our Agents, TECS * PfcRSBE, Winnipeg, for eampleo.
The E. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.
SOME ONE  TO  HANDLE  YOUR SHIPMENTS f%
TO CONSIGN  VOUR  GRAIN  TO A RELIABLE  FflM      /
PROMPT SERVICE AND CAREFUL  ATTENTION a
lf so, the nndersisjned wants juur business and will endeavor to give eat) * taction.
(Josh advanced on cons laments.     Reference:   Union Buuk of Csuada.
Do You Want
The oldest established (.;rain Commission
Merchant In Winnipeg.
Brain   Exchange,   Winnipeg.
S. SPINK
•-■
An Anecdot*  of DUraell.
On oue occaulou Disraeli's liublt ot
exaggerated adulation led to so bold an
attempt by tbe fair recipient to turn it
to ber advantage tbat be was driven to
save tbe situation In a way tbat was
very far from being appreciated. Tbe
fliuniH'i', a young lady of "advanced
views," finding tbe great man so exceedingly profuse In big attention*,
tbougbt It an excellent opportunity for
making blm a convert to ber utoplau
Ideals, wblcb were of tbe most daringly
democratic order. After a long recitation of ber propaganda sbe wound up
witb a fervid appeal to tbe prime minister to Immortalize himself by espousing ber Ingenious panacea for remedying tin- wrong* of biimiiiiity. As ibe
Snlslicd ber impassioned birangue,
witb flushed cbeeks and flashing eye,
Disraeli, who had been silently watching her wltb apparently the profound-
1st syiuputhy and admiration, suddenly
dropped bis cyeglua* and aoftly murmured, "Oh, you darling!" "If It bad
been at dinner," *he afterward declared, "and 1 had had a knife I would
have Btubbed him!"
Drldiro   lliiil.llnu-   Brotherhood*.
It was in Franca that brotherhoods
for building bridges first took shape.
In 1178 a bridge was begun over tbe
Rhone at Avignon by Salut Benezet,
the bend of a body called Kratres Ponds, who undertook the building and
repairing of bridge* during tbe mlddl*
age*. A second soon followed ut Nt.
Esprit.
About tbe same time Peter of Cole-
cburcb, tbe heud of a similar brotherhood In Englund, began tbe first ston*
bridge over the Thames at London.
lu many cases when a bridge wa*
built a chapel was founded, to wblcb
a priest was attached to pray for th*
soul of the founder, to receive money
and to offer prayers with the paasen-
gers for n safe Journey.
The Strang* Qotlllo triangular brldg*
at Crowliind. over three gtreoms, alluded to lu a charter of 043, wu* built by
the abbot of Crowlaud, and Abbot
Renin id built the Burton bridge over
the Trent, the longest In England, 1,534
feet long, which carries tbe roadway
over thirty six urcbes.
Cold Feel.
Coldness ot the feet Indicates delicate
health and a feeble state ot tbe circulation.   Friction aud active exercise are
| tbe remedies.
Since 1H52 inuie than ?6,ooo convicts have been sent I'o French tlul-
niiu. of whom 84. per cent, died uf
disease, hardship anil insufllcient
food.
A UOOD NAME IS TO UK PIU7rsn -
1 li»-i.- have l.i-eii inilluttqriH of Dr. llioni-
as' !■• le.-t in- (HI which may have .enn
Injurious to Its irood name, hut if 90, tha
Injury lias only been temporary^ Oooii-
naaa must alwnva come to the'lront and
throw Into tno sliad. that which la
worthless. Ho it has boan with D*l*Ctric
Oil; no Imitator ran maintain itself
against   ilia  M'-i.uii...   article.
Silent    men
themselves.
seldom      contradict
It  is  said   that Toxas   alono    markets $50,000,000 worth ol cattle   *n-
nuully
The thousands of people who
write to me saying that
Shiloh's
Consumption
VxUPG   The Lung Tonic
cured them of chronic coughs
cannot all be mistaken.
There must be truth in it.
Try a bottle for that cough of yours.
Price* 26c, 60c. and SI.00
8. C. WELLS & CO.
Teionlo, Caa. lei'..), N.V.       si
Liver Pills
That's what you need; some*
thing to cure your biliousness,
and regulate your bowels. You
need Ayer's Pills. Vegetable;
gently laxative.        j___j_§__
Want your moustache or beard]
a beautiful brown or rich black* Use J
iBUCalNnHLM'S DYE
new- . a.r,gmaoo.,p_«tia.».-l
W. N. VJ    Ni
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T'tiri"ilit;tfl ri'.fr-ii
i tniilVilrTfi
It.  Pleasant  Advocate,
.established April 3, 1599.
Owjos: il.85 Westminster iirenue.
KSOLisii Office:
IK) Fleet street, I.oiiduii, E. C,  England
Where a file of'"The Advocate"
is  kopt  for  visitors.
Mrs. k. Whitney,
Publisher
Subscription $1 a year   payable   iii
AdvancA.
Soentsa Gnpy.
rtotifieB of Births, Marriages, nnd Deaths
published free of charge.
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, 6. C..   rial-. 12.   1904
During the past week "The Advo
eate" 1ms had the contract for City
Advertising confirmed aud in con. e-
qhebce been very discourteously uttnek-
ed by oue daily pnper nud one
Alderman—Stewart. Alderman Stewart stated In the Council meeting he
"had received a copy of ' Tbe Advocate'
bnt conld not make head or tail of it M
it was on'- blot.' (Laughter)."—News-
Advertiser. What puzzles us is to know
who sent the paper to the humorous
councilman, tor we lind forgotten there
Was «n Alderman Stewart; however
we will take his word . that be 'did
receive a blotted or blurred copy of
''The Advocate." It happens sometimes
that blurred copies are turned off, but
never knowingly sent out of the office.
"The Advocate" begins the Sixth year
of its existence April 8th, and it is not
reasonable to believe the large number
' of intelligent subscribers, advertizes
nnd friends who have supported it so
long are so inferior in judgement to
Alderman Stewart, nor is it left for him
to fix a status lor this paper I
As tor the unfavorable reports and
common ts of the daily referred to we
prefer to believe them the over zealous
efforts of a callow reporter, who con-
; founds attacks on other publications
with loyalty to his employer,
and whose Very severe criticisms
escaped the notice of the Managing
Editor. We will have to try and survive it all, though we feel the attack
, has been unwarranted.
> "A Book of Cartoons," published by
, authority of Hon. Clifford Siftoi, has
, Deen Teceived at this office. Tho car-
. toons aro clever, and designed in the
interests of immigration. Tho book
. also contains much valablo information
, of the great oportuuities open to settlers
, in  the   Canadian    North-West   and
Manitoba. A map showing the proposed
. Hue of the Grand Trunk Paoiflo from
Mouctou, N. B., to Port Simpson, B. C,
I 1* a feature of tho book's contents.
- Building on Mt. Pleasant is active.
, pu beurij- every street new homes are
, going np; a noticeablo fact is the good
, Class of residence which ore being
, erected.
.With prooablc early extension of
\ Ninth .Avenue tram Hue   east and  the
Westminster avenuo line extended, Mt.
- Pleasant may look f or even greater
j ine—case in population.
Local Items and Personals,
A wedding on Mt. Pleasant next week I
Head Nightingale & Cu.'s nd in this
issue.
Miss Madgo Poster has beeu visiting
tho Misses Irvie of Sixth avenue, the
past week.
Dr. aud Mrs. H D. Burritt have
moved into their new residence ou
Eighth aveuue.
The Advocate is the best advertising
medium whom it circulates. Toi. Bl-10fi
_ajaM^_ta';j.™L '    ;. " •
r-
Mr. Jns. Irvine left on Tuesday for
Van Auda, on I. O. P. work, and v. ill
bo absent several weeks.
Mr 0. I'.  Hicks returned Thursday
from Victoria, where he  went to hear
the production of  Haydn's ''Creutiou,"
which look place on Tuesday,
 : o: .--■■
Read tlio New York   Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go t
New York Dental Parlors for your work
Two Views.
'The Daily World," Friday Mar.Mth.
Tlio Mount JJler.sniit Advocate has
secured tlie contract for the city print
ing. While it would have been in the
best Interest of tho city to have con
tinued tlie contract in force last year
The World is glad to congratulate its
"hill" contemporary. Tlio Advocate
meets the condition for which it exists
aud everything that helps it along is
all tho better for Mount Pleasant
Tho conductor of tho paper deserves
praise rather than otherwise for the
splendid way in wliich sho litis worked
to pnt the weekly on a good footing
The people of Mount Pleasant form no
uuiinportiiut part of the city's popula
tiou and thoir interests aro those of Tho
Advocate. Tho pnper tills acceptably tt
niche in Vancouver uewspapordom.
Tho public mooting, called for Tuesday evening Insi, to discuss ma tiers in
connection with securing tlio Dominion
Agricultural Exhibition in 190") for British Columbia, failed to materialise,
just a baiter's half-dozen, Including
the janitor aud u reporter being present. The meeting was called ou a requisition to tho Mayor, but ns tho only
notification regardig same was con-
taiued in nu obscure weekly publication, it is uo wonder that tho affair resulted iu a fiasco and a bill for advertising (?) which the City will have to
pay.—"Nowa-Advertiser," Thursday
March 3d.
Tho moruing paper neglected to state
local notices of tho mooting in question
appeared iu all tho dailies.
Two Kinds of Dollars.
Drysdale-Stevenson Ltd.
Rare Dress
Goods Offer
Convincing bargains in stylish
and wanted fabrics. Yon cau uot
afford to miss seeing theBe liues.
Fancy Bouole Tweed; now flock
offeot in grounds of navy, fawn,
grey and black, flock with white,
44 inches wide; Saturday 65c
Heavy Loudon Twine Cloth,
beautiful two-toned effects, 42 inches
wide; Saturday $t.OO
Moreeu Skirting, colors of light
and dark navy, bi'owu, red, purple
nnd black, extra  heavy, 20x27; 40c
Black Striped Moreou Skirting,
somo self-colored stripes, others
white or purple, 8fl inches wide,
regular price 66c aud 750 a yard ;
To clear at 40v
Drysdale-Stevenson Ltd.
Hastings Street Store.	
The Best   Health
Food   in tlie market is
Musr's Wholewheat
Bread
Try  it.
Mlc Pleasant Bakery
TeHegilieisB 443
Briug Yonr
Picture Framing;
to the SEIP MFdi, CO.
540 & fits Seymour St., Cor., Dnnsmuir.
Tel. 882. Photos Enlarged.
Palace Stahfesi
Pender St. Telephone M2'S
J. J. SPARROW, Proprietor.
Paper at
Auction "sSSP
THIS EVENING at 7:30
; Mt.   PLEASANT CHURCHES.
' A1JVENTISTS.
..AdVent Christian Church (not7th day Ad
. eututi.) corner Ninth avenuo and Wustmln
4 iter road. Services 11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.,
1 Sunday Mchool at 10 a. m. Young peoples'
.Jtoclelyof loyal Workersol Christian Endea-
. Vor tnoeta every Sunday evening at 6i 45 o'clock.
' fraycr-mcatlng Wednesday nlg-iitsat 8 o'clock.
BAF'i'lrtT.
. SuVeuth avium.-, but cum Westminster ave.
line and Quebec street. B-RVIOBS at 11 a. in.,
*nd'7:10p. m.; Sunday  School  at 2:30 p.m.
', lUv.  A. W. McLeod,  I'astor.   Residence 489
_ Plxtll avenue,cast
Mbthodist.
Corner ol Nlut and iVestmlnster avenues.
. UBItVICEH at 11a. m, and 7 p. ra.; Sunday
' School and ■IM* Clas" SlSS p.m.   itov. 0. II.
at.Bnihcrlanil,Tailor. Pamonago 12aEleventh
avanut.. wa«t
Prkbbttbiuan.
.Junction of Westminster avenue and West
tnlnmer  road.    SBRVIOJCS  at 11 a. in., and
.rT:50 p. m.; Kunduy School at2-.H0 p.m.   Rov
' Geo. ,t. Wilson, II. A., Fmcior. Manse corner ol
, Eighth avenue and Ontarlu atreet.  Tel. lftftfi.
St Michael s, (Anglican).
Corner Westminster road and Prince Edward
,/treet.  bERVICES at 11a.m., and7:30 p.m.;
Holy Comraunlon 1st ar)d "d Sundays In oach
'month after morning prayer, 2d and 4th Sun-
'.rlayaatSa. m.  Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.,
';fcav.   (1. U. Wilson, R-*tor.     Residonco   372
. yb1',t*n'h ".venno, east.
—Tirnr        "     ~       Tn'    ~"' '     ' i- i~
b. C. Electri c Railway Co., Ltd
Main Link.
. jBouut Pleasant to L'nglish Bay
via Davie street-
First car leaves at 6:07.^ a. m.,
and  others   every  16 minutes
thereafter.     Lust   car   leaves
at 10:53.2' p. ni.
via Robsou street—
First car leaves at 6:16 a. m.,
and others   nvtry   )6 minutes
thereafter.   lia/fl car leaves at
11 p. m.
•fanglisn Bay  to  Monnt  Pleasant vis
Robsou   stroet—Flivt    onr   loavea    at
t]^^_>_   a. m.,  and    service   every    16
tutnates thereafter.    L.-.st cur loaves at
,lt:2'i}i p.m.   Via Davie street—Ph-st
car  leavcB  at  6t80 a. in.,  and. others
>v*ry 15 mini.ites thereafter.   Lat't ear
jgyy*» at 11:1)0 p. m,
Tbero's n difference in the dollar, for
some are so pure nud wholoBome
and big aud delightful;
While others which men iu their hurry
procure aro littlo aud tarnished aud
frightful.
The good kiud bring  riches that stand
for success with honest, intelligent
striving;
Tho others bring   only that sense of
distress thit    comes   of unmanly
couniviug.
'Tis the sorriest orror to measure our
gold by tho number of dollars; 'tis
better
To think of their quality; find if they
hold a genuine joy for their gettor.
For a ooiu that is good when we win it
aright,  with conscience and heart
in onr dealing
Is only n countefeit, pleasnrelcss qnito
td him who o' 'nine ,t by . t.nling.
—Nixon Waterman.
•^ Shaving
i——^— I Parlor.
Westminster Ave., next Glasgow House
John Gillman,  Proprietor.
THREE CHairs,  and n first-class Bath
Room is-run in connection with  the
Barber Shop—give this place a trial.
E. 5. J. HARDV „ CO.
Company,   Financial,   Press uud
Advertisers' Agents.
UO Fleet St., London, K. C, England.
Colonial Business a Specially.
City of Vancouver.
TENDERS WAN1&D.
'ii.l.iD_RS will be received by tbe
undersigned up to Thursday, March
17th, at i p. m., for the Furnishing nud
Delivery of Crushed Rock.
Specifications may bo seen at the
Office of tho City Engineer.
Each teuder must be accompanied by
a marked check or deposit equal to 5%
of tho amount of tho tender.
The lowest, or auy tender, not necessarily accepted.
THOS. F   McGUIGAN,
CITY CLERK.
March 10th, 1904.
City of Vancouver.
TENDERS WANTED.
TENDERS will bo received by the
undersigned up to Thursday, March
17th, 1904, ut 4 p, in., for the construction of a bascrneut drain iu tho lane
South of Dupont Street.
Specifications may bo seou iu the
Uflioo of tbe City Engineer.
Each teuder to be accompanied by a
marked cheque or cash deposit equal to
o% of tho amount of tho contract.
Tho lowest or any tender uot necessarily accepted.
THOS. F.  McGUIGAN,
CITY CLERK
Vancouver, B.C., March 10th, 1904.
MUNICIPALITY    0 F    SOUTH
VANCOUVER.
TENDERS will bo received until
2 o'clock on Saturday, March 19th.     ' ''
1st. For cutting dowu. tho Hill on
Westminster road, cast of the Gladstone
Hotol
2d. For cutting down the 2 small
Hills on the Collingwood side of the
Swamp.
Seperate tenders to bo given for each
job. Plaus and specifications can be
hud nt the Hall.
The lowest or any teud'ir not necessarily accepted.
William O. WALKER,  C. M. C,
ufeicipal Hull, North Arm road,
March 2d, 1904.
Tenders  Wanted.
TENDERS WANTED for tho site
aud building of Mount Pleasant. Presbyterian Church.
Highest or auy tender not uecosssari
ly accepted.   Tenders to bo iu ou or
before 10th of April.   Address
ALEX.  PATERSON,
70 Seventh avenuo, west.
_ lU-'.IJ- JULLIU -S5
"GUESS
who it Is?"
The mother knows
the touch
of the soft
hands too well to
need to guess, and
for the moment
she enters into the
playful spirit of
^^^^^^^^^^^ the child and for-
gets her toil and weariness. Then a
sudden movement sends a thrill of pain
through her aud she realizes thnt though
love may lighten labor it cannot lighten
pain.
Thousand* of women who hnve suffered from backache, headache, and
other consequences of Womanly disease,
have been made well womcu by the
use of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It establishes regularity, dries
unhealthy drains, heal* inflammation
and ulceration and cures female
weakness.
Jas. Carnahan.
CITY SOAVENGEll.
Orders promptly attended  to,   night   or
day.  Charges moderate.
Office: 37 Hastings stroet, west,
Telephone Number 4711.
COCIETIES
**"-wlilch Meet oa fit. Pleasant
1. O. O. F.
Mt. PloasAutLodgtiNo, 19meets every
Tuesday at s p. in , in Oddfellows Hall
Archer Block, Mt. PI. nwuit.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Nciiu.K GitAND—W. R. Owens,
*v;'! Woitmtoster road
Recording Secretary—J. Poxmau,
132 Dufferin r.treet, west
I, O. F.
Oo n i Vtvnoouvor hkh, Independent
Order of Forester* nicf.ts 2d uud 4th
Mondoys .if encb month at s p, m.
Visiting brethren nlwnys woloomo.
t' ubf Rangsr—\V. (i Taylor.
227 kooier in,.. :. City,
EiUCORDINCI KlXHETAHY— W. Ii. DoBOU,
in Tenth  ii'.-etlU". UHSt.
Financial Secuetaf.y—M. .F. Ore nan,
:m Prlocosisiren, city. Telephone
LADIES OF THE MAOOABEE8.
Alexandra Hive No, 7, holds regular
Review 1st nnd fld Fridays of each
month in I. 0. O, F., Hr.ll corner West-
mitinler and Seventh nvenueii.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Ootamnnder—Mrs, Filch,
lndy Record Keeper—Jits.   Maty   A.
Foote, 8E9 Ninth avenue, oast.
"I anient say euoagh in pr*else of Dr. Fierce's
Favorite Prescription as it fins done me ao much
rood.'1 writes airs. Henry Harrcll, of Tnrtooro,
N. C . Box 130. "I waaswolleu ao I cou|d hardly
walk when i began taking the ' Favorite Prescription.' I also had uterine trouble and could
neither cat uor sleep outv aa I took morpblu/:.
Tried four dllfertnt doctors and they all i.iiled
to do nie auy gocd, so oac of my friends tecimi-
raended I'lmr Favorite Prescription ' tolue and
I tookonlv three bottle, and am now well and
hearty.   Can do almost any kin J of work."
Dr. Pierce's Plc*...;.i Pellet* are th*
most   desirable   laxative   lor   delicate
women.
CANADIAN   ORDER   OF   CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
.   Vancouver Council,  No.  211ft, mootf-
every Hi uud  4th   Thursdays  of each
mouth,  in  1   O.  O. P.,   Hall, corner
Seventh and Westminster avenues.
Sojourning  Friends always welcome.
W. P. Flowelliug, Chief Councillor.
Mir.s A. Chambers, Recorder,
222S Westminster avenuo.   Tel. 760.
Woman's    i
Realm.        I
As to color, a comparatively plain
and colorless woman will brighten up
wonderfully and look almost, lf not
actually, pretty when the soft (lush of
a rose-colored or pink gown is next her
face.
In pink, clear tones are most worn
for the reason that they are most generally becoming. There Is a shade of
pink known as shrimp pink that makes
the complexion of a few women look
dazzling and completely spoils what
good looks another woman may possess.
In this season, when pink Is so much
worn, lt Is a good idea for a woman to
lind out what shade will best become
her for wearing it.
Another thing readers might like to
know Is how to make chiffon flowers to
decorate sheer frocltB in the pretty and
popular fancy of the season for this
form of lloral adornment.
Of course, amateur fingers cannot do
as good work as those skilled In the
art of flower making. Very pretty
rotes might be made by gathering one
side of a bias fold of chiffon until four
Katlieied hits were formed', and then
the four f.i.'itened together with a centre of chenille. That la nbout the gen-,
eral appearnric* of moBt chiffon roses.
Some have niuny petals and Home only
a fow.
Many women accustomed to taffeta
lining fur everything ask what Czar
silk is—a form of lining. It is a soft,
durable silk that looks a trifle like serge
silk, but which is given to soft and
pretty folds.
than any other, and a better recreation
for women than for men, from both
the health and the^ pleasure point of
view, since lt gives grace and strength
to  the entire body."
This Is truly the day of the automobile, and the Queen has quite adopted
the motor car for her own expeditions.
During the last residence of -the Cqurt
at Windsor she might have been seen
in her neat automobile bowling along,
while the King was shooting or otherwise occupied.
The car Her Majesty uses is a very
pretty turnout, dark maroon in color,
with crown displayed In gold.
Prayer-making of an original fash-
Ion Is being conducted by certain ladies of fashionable society In their efforts to advance a Young Women's
Christian Association.
Some of the leaders in the movement,
dressed In the height of fashion, assemble at the Headquarters of the Association In the Boulevard Perlere, and
there offer prayers for a heavenly endorsement  of  their efforts.
The Countess de Coetlegen holds the
record thus far the most original form
of intercession. It would appear that
these ladles of society have not had
much practice at prayer-making und
their intlal efforts are curious specimens of supplication.
Among the ladles who have distinguished themselves in this form of exercise are Mrs. Hobart Chatfleld-
Taylor. the Countess de Trobrland, the
Countess de Cherselles, who was Miss
Vnn Dusen Reed, and Mrs. Robinson
Duff.
Bowling is the fashionable outdoor
amusement of the day, but by bowling
Is meant the ancient game of "bowls,'
that which used to be played on the
Bowling Green In New York and not
that of ten pins in an alley.
Encouraged by the example of King
Edward and Pi Incess Victoria, the
world which amuses Itself has latterly
taken up this placid game, though entiling much less fatigue than tennis,
equally affords an opportunity for
spending hours in -the open air and
displaying a new gown. Thus the
"bowls" frock threatens to become as
much a part of the smart matron's
wardrobe as the "bridge" blouse.
In the old days every house of Importance In the country possessed Its
bowling green, where the gallants and
belles of a less energetic century killed time and made eyes and praceised
graceful attitudes.. In the majority of
cases the Old World bowling green has
been transformed into the modern tennis lawn and hostesses who are arranging for a bowls season are laying out
fresh greens in readiness for the Sum-
Advertise in
"The Advocate."
Lady Colin Campbell, who Is the
sister-in-law of the Duke of Argyll, Is
unceasing in her endeavor to persuade
women that fencing is one of the very
beat sports to whlo. hthey can devote
themselves. She declare that it de-
velopcs every muscle in the body, without developing any particular one at
the expense of the other; that lt teaches
quickness of eye and comprehension,
the power of seizing an opportunity
and taking advantage of an opening,
and, above all, she says, "It ought to
teach loyalty, good manners and good
temper.
"I look upon fencing," Bhe adds, "as
an eminently suitable pastime for women;   In  fact,  I think It   is far better
The  A B C  of the  Printing
Business.
Tho next, morning after Johnnie
Smith began his apprenticeship iu n
printing office, his mother received tho
foiling letter:
"Dear Mother:—I suppose yon are
aching to kuow how I am getting along,
which is splendid. I piod tho first
stickful I sot up, in trying to empty it
on a galley, and had to sot it nil ov?r
n;.aiu, when 1 bribed the Devil (printer's) to empty it for mo. Buckley
thought I would miiko a printer in
time, and advised mo to go somewhere
and learn the business aud then come
back nud bo the foreman. I want you
to see how well I'm doiug, so I send
you iv proof of my "take"—■•
" ' uiY sEt.
"'pRizite.ts sHouLDn'ot Put oy
aNy aIRS, nuyBodY can sot. tYpe who
5(uows nuATHing Al! Yo'V got to
DO is to PicK wP tHe LEtters, aud
set Them UP In A rOw, witTH
gpuceS nnd sTops. , — ; : ' its JUst
as   EaSy—wHoN    YoU   know   hOW
To do it,    as nuyTHING ElSe—
you hftVo got To iookOUT nNd get
tho leTTers riGht sipa UP. Which
as You sEt tHog UPSIDE DOWN, is
a HTtLo diFiCULT at flHst:—Beg,
like trying to roaD n. newspapEr standing on YotiR HEAD! Whioh is not
Very EusY till You gEt Used to it,
thou yoU lniAo go, to iiuiKo AL! yOur
LiNeseAcnnnd _18htlnthe Column:
wipch tho p.iintEi'8 call instiFvinir ffg
" • Lines arc soMetimes us  Hrrd I
justify as SoMo mou's Conduct	
whiOH niny rojoj to printers whO go
on strides i SuDDouly soo»***
" ' I have sEt tHis UP iu 2 Hours
and u hAlf IIP
"As the foreman said ho would like
to gel tlio paper out this week, and he
wus afraid, if I kopt at the otiiio all day,
there would ho so much matter set np
that he couldu't got it all in without
crowding, I knocked off aud called it
half n day.
"But I shall not givo up the printing
business.
"Your loving
Johnnie. ''
■ 1-_—.» — .-.-.■. .e.-,. ..    ,..■■.-.■■.... — ...-■.       -    _..,.
Trade Mark.
 '-'-' -—'-"'■-"--
I-I ERE is our Trade Mark.
It is a small thing to look
for but a Big thing to ftud.
It will appear in _11 our New
Spring Suits at .16.00 and
upwards.
It means that we guarantee the
cloth, the trimmings, the workmanship and the up-to-dateness
of the style.
As to fit, we invito you to come
in and try ou a Suit or two and
judge for yourself. In most caseB
we can givo a perfect fit without
any alterations, but when it is
possible to improve the fit by
altering, our tailor makes the
cliaugo very quickly, aud he does
it well.
Suits     $15.00,
$20.00, $22.50.
$16.00,      $18.00,
Wo havo Suits as low as $10.00
that will givo every satisfaction
iu tho wear.
I  .:.-■..      -. _______________
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THE   CASH  CLOTHIERS.
FLACK  BLOCK.
if you want a
Ring up
Telephone  987
or call  around  at  the  Sign
Works,   814   Homer   street.
In any case, yonr wants will receive the
most courteous   and   careful attention.
If yon miss The Advocate you miss
the local news.
BO Y-ARr
EXPERIENCE
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Dcbiono
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Anyone sending a sketch and description mn j
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
Invention is probablrpatentable^ Couimunlra.
Units fltrtctlTConnrientlal. Handbook on PatattU
sunt tree. Olilost aa-ency for BecQrhwpatants*
Patonts taken throuab Mimn 4 Co. raoalve
•pasta! notice, without charge, In-the
Scientific American.
A imndsimir-ly Uliintrnte- weekly. I.anreft «Mr-
oulnilon of an? sflletitlflo Journal. Termi, 93 a
ronr; four month., $L Bolil by all newiid__ltf*
Branch Office, 625 F 8t* WuhlBfion, D. C.
Advertise
in the
"ADVOCATE"
Advertising  Is the education of the     The     AdVOGCtO   hftS   a
purchaser of the merits of different   larger circulation  on Mount
that which adds to his comfort and am-     pleasant     than     _ny     otj-e_
Vancouver paper.
consumer. It informs the prospective
goods nnd brings him Into touch with
plifles his happiness.
See When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY.
Tho 2d and 4th Mondays of tho month
Court Vancouver, I. O. F., meets at
8 pm.
TUESDAY.
Mt, Pleasant Lodge No. IB, I.O.O.P.,
meets at 8 p. m.
THURSDAY.
Vancouver  Council  No. 211a,   Oan-
adinu Order of OhoBcu Friends moots
the 2d aud 4th Thursdays of the month.
FRIDAY.
Alexondra Hivo No 7, Ladies of tho
Maccaboes holds its regular moetings ou
the 1st, and o'd Fridays of the month
'V_^w^^^ww^w^w^w-S^'_^^w^^w^*V%.
0  P    not already a Subscriber to  "The  Advocate" you
should subscribe at once.    Strangers  coming to
reside on  Mt.Pleasant  should lake the local paper   and
become acquainted with the locality in which they intend to
live.
$i.oo per year, 50c for six months, 25c for three months
Office : 2S25 Westminster avenue; Telephone B1405
■■________ HI H       H^H
"Let tho dead past bury Its dead."
H^^^^^^^B^B And
The Convenient Light is the
Electric Light
Yon have simply to tonoh the button nnd your office and room is brilliantly
lighted, falling over chairs; no matches; no niicloaiiliiioss; no danger.
Electric lights can be marto portable, so that you can hang them over your
dresser or shaving mirror, at the head of your bed, eto., and any desired
candle power may bo obtained.
It is a Beautifying Light
Under its clear rays, faces and objects do not have that pallid, dull appearance that is caused by other lights; on the contrary, it shows off everything to the best it dvantage. As music adds to the beauty of a voice, go
docs tho electrio light enhance the beauty of a face, the brightness of a
sniile und the spnrklo of the eyes.
IT HAS NO FLAME—it emits no unhealthy fumes—it consumes oni
oxygen and does uot vitiate the air—therefore it does not cause, oi nggnt- •
vate asthma or othor pulmonary diseases.   It does not leak, ignite or
explode.   It will not kill plants or ruin wallpaper or furnishings.   It is
everything that is best as a light.   Up-to-date establishments and people
of refinement use it.
British Columbia Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Offices:   Corner of Hastings and Carrall streets.
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