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Array Rubber Goods    .
HOT WATER BOTTLES, ENEMA SYRINGES,
FOUNTAIN SYRINGES, COMBINATION
SYRINGES,  ATOMIZERS' ETC., ETO.
Our stock iscompleto.   All goods guaranteed
ono year.
II. A. W. Co. Ltd., Mt. PLEASANT BRANCH
Free Delivery to any part of the city.   'Phono 790.
voc
Devoted to the interests of Mt, Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three flonths 35c, Six Months 50c, Per Year$i.
Always Something;
to interest you every week iii 1 E ' T****< <'_".TE
among the Local Items, I..-- •_. ,.1... It tius,
Woman's Realm, 6r Ihe Continued Story. The
Advertisements will keep yon posted on where
to go for bargains iu all lines.
Tho subscription price is within the reach of all
Delivered anywhere iu the City, the Dominion,
the United States or Great Britiau for $1 a year
Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 857.
Mt.Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   0.,   Saturday, . Feb  3-1.1006.
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 47.
Local Items.!
Tfcft McOuaig Auction and Conimis-
*tor> f1o., Ltd., next to Carueige Library,
ll.n«Hm»8 street, buy Furniture for Cash,
•onduct Auction Saloa and handle
Bn.nlm_.pt Stocks of evory description.
(Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
The Oonrt of Rovision of tho District
of South  Vancouver  will bo   hold on
Monday next nt 10 a. 111.
 :o:———.
Mrs. M. Lester will give a rocoption
and dance in Oddfellows' Hall on Monday evening next. Mrs. Lesrer opened
her Juvenile Danoing Class on Friday
evening with a good attendance.
 -:o:	
The very latest, styles iu Canadian
and American makes and designs iu
Winter Shoes for Men, Women and
Children at R. MILLS, tho Shooumu,
119 Hastings streets, west.
 :o:	
Miss Gertrude Wood, youngest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wood,
Thirteenth avenuo, and Mr. C. O. A.
Warn will be married ou Saturday
Mar. 8d, iu St. Andrew's Church.
-:o:-
Ou Tuesday ovening next a meetiug
Will   li"    Imlrl
favorable   to
_\u thoso
the establishment of a
Provincial University for B. C~, requested to attend.
Mrs. S. A. McLagnu nnd daughter
Miss 'Hazel McLugau, have returned
from Victoria, whore Miss McLngan
underwent 1111 operation for appendicitis
at Jubilee Hospital.
Before starting an a shopping tour,
look ovor tho advertisements iu the
ADVOO 4TE.
 :o:	
fv The Youug Men of St. Michael's
Parish gave nu enjoyable dauce in
Mason's Hall ou Friday evening. It
was a fancy dress affair and there wore
ninny comical custumo worn, nlso some
very pretty ones.
OUR PRICES
ARE RIGHT
Dentistry ns we practice it is a serious profession,
involving education, earefuluoss nud skill. Therefore we can uot compote in prices with tho ignorant, tho cureless or the unskillful. Comparison will show, however, that wo chargo less than half as much as
most private pructiouers.
Bnt yon ask, Is tho work as good? Wo reply, it
is bettor Indeed, uo dentist who trios to practice all tho different
branches of dentistry cnuncliicvo such magnificent results as wo do
with our corps of skilled specialists *-
(fO ffMB WSkfp
m
IF   YOU   ARE   IN
TROUBLE   WITH
YOUR TEETH   SEE
US   WITHOUT
DELAY.
NEW YORK DENTISTS
147 Hastings st. Telephone i6<.«.
Branoh Offices coruer Abbott, and Hastings streets. Tel. 3033.
Offico Hours:  8 a. m., to 9 p. m.:   Sundnyo 0 a. tn.,   to 3 p. m.
f
Our S'-Rbfc* stock lias Just arrived, and we would
be pleased to receive your order.
As our stock is complete and our prices are always
right.
J    A     FB FTT Mt- PLEASANT  HARDWARE
. t\.  I LL I   I j        STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Chilliwhack
POTATOES
There was a Library Social hold in
Mt. Ploasaut Presbyterian Church ou
Thursday eveuing. Each person attending was expected to donate a book or
the prico of a book. The program wns
a very pleasing one.
Get your Dancing- Pumps, Ladios
Dancing Slippers, Gentlemen's Bedroom Slippers, Patent-leather Shoea
of the Reliable Shoeman—R, MILL!-.,
119 Hastings street, wust.
Rev. A. W. McLeod speut a fow days
this week with his family, Ninth nve.
nuc, returning Wednesday to Nana—no,
Mr McLeod is tilling the pulpit of oue
of tho Baptist churches in Nauaiiuo,
end couductiug special services
Changes for advertisements sbonld bo
in beforo Thursday noon to insure their
publication.
On Tuesday evening next, Feb. 27th,
the regular meetiug of tho Christian
Endeavor SociotX of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, promises to bo mi-
usually interesting, as the Rev. Ooio
Kaburagi, the well-known Jii]inueso
minister, will speak on the subject of
•'Missions in Japan.™ All aro cordially
invited to attend.
Ladies' and Children's plain sowing
neatly and well-done, Mrs. Oullou, 3215
Westmiuster avonno.
Thero was a representative mooting
of Ward V. Conservatives in Oddfellows' Hall ou Monday evening Officers
for tho ensuing year wero elected as
follows: Chniruiiiu, 11. Mills; Vice-
Ohnirmau, W. H. Wood Sr.; Secretary,
W. R. Owens. A mooting for organizing various wnrd committees will be
held on Mouday Mar. -lth.
 :o:	
By properly adjusted glnssos Dr.
Howell at tho Burrard Sanitarium Ltd.,
roliovos oyo strain whioh cnnsoH hoiid-
ncho nud othor nervous troublos.
Mr N. S, Davidson has purchased
the Frnit and Candy business carried
on for many years by Mr. W.J.
Taggart, cornor of Ninth and Westminster avonuos. Mr, Davidson is au experienced man iu this line of business
and will enlarge tho stock of candies,
fruits, soft drinks, cignrs, tobacco, etc.
Mr. Davidson will aim to ploaso all tho
old as well as tho now patrons of tho
placo.
 lot _
—NOTICE.—
"The Advocate" wishos auy carelessness in dolivory roportod to tho Oftico;
telephone B1405.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar McOutcheon entertained at a very delightful party ou
Monday evening nt their homo ou
Westmiuster nvenno. Whist and otber
ganios, and daiuty rofreshmouts, woro
features of n pleasaut evouiug. Presont:
Miss King, tho Misses Russell of North
Vancouvor, Miss McOuaig, Miss Me-
Outohoon, Mrs. McCutchoon Sr.,
Messrs. Pierce, McOnaig, G. W. Jamie
sou, J. B. Abernethy,  A. McCutchoon.
Mr.   nud  Mrs. W. D. Muir left  on
Weduesday for Southern California.
Grand Master Thos. Duke attended
tho Grand Lodge, L O. L, session at
Nanaimo this weok.
Mr. nud Mrs. Chas. Doering camo
over from Metchosin for tlio Grand
Opera last week, returning on soasou
Monday.
If you miss The Advocate you miss
the looal news.
Tho "Sunny South," lecturo by
Priueipal Sipprcll, Methodist Ohurch,
Tuesday evening March 6th, Ovor 100
superb lantern views
 :o:	
Next Wednesday is the beginning of
Lent, aud uo doubt many young ladios
will deny themselves chocolates, oxcopt-
ing an Sunday, nntil Easter.
Messrs. Vernon Bros., have opened a
Feed add Flour Storo at 3241 Westmin-
stur avenne, In tho storo adjoining
*31t____ale & Co.'s Grocery,
Mr. and Mrs. F. Harford came down
from Ruskin, B. O., to attend the
Bowman Harford wedding, and speut a
fow days this week with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Mauley, of Rovel-
sloke, aro ou thoir houeyinoou trip, aud
aro the guests of II. P. Pcttipieco, 20
Teuth avenue, brother of tho bride.
MOUNT PLEASANT METHODIST
OHUROH.
Tno pastor, Rov. A. E. Hethoriugton,
will preach Sunday morning ou t li. ■
subject of "The Adveut of the Spirit,"
aud in tho evening his subject will be:
■'Hardening the Heart."
All are invited.
Pure   Bread  Minorca   Eons   for
hatching .it moderate prices. .1   Grim-
mett, oornor 17th and Westminster aves
 :o:———
MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST
CHURCH.
Rev. Mr. West of Jackson Avenuo
Church will prench at 11 a. m. In tha
ovening the Ordinance of Baptism will
bo administered, and pastor Rev. H. W.
Piercy, will preach ou tho subject af
"How shall I ineot tho Terror of God's
Judgments?"
Young Men's Biblo Class nt 2:80 p.m
 :o:	
For Local News Rend The AnvocATa
. :o:	
Some Real  Estate  Deals in
Business Property.
Mr. Stnnloy Whito, this week bought
Mr. W. J, Tnggart's property, nortboast
corner of Ninth and Westminster avo-
nncs, paying 1190 per front foot.
Mr. A. H. Hatch last week sold tho
southwest corner of Niuth nud Wost-
miustor avenues, to Mr. A. F, McKinnon. tho prico paid being 15.500.
Mr. N. II. Russell has sold his property ou Westminster aveuuo.
Mr. A. A. Lcfnrgoy of Prince Edward
Island, paid $9,000 this week for oight
lots on Front street, west, of Westmiuster aveuuo, close to tho V. W. & Y.
Ry., tracks.
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital *!).000.000.   Reserves t8.487.000.
A General Baukiug Business
Transacted.
Savings Bank Department.
OPEN   SATURDAY   NIGHTS    from
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Sub-Manager.
Bowman—Harford.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. James
Harford Sr., 53 Thirteeuth aveuuo, was
tho scone of a vory pretty wedding on
Mouday at 10 a. m , when Rev. A. E.
Hethoriugton united iu marriage
Mr. M. K. Bowman aud Miss
Florence Harford. Tho nttcudanco of
relatives and frionds wns largo, thoro
beiug about forty gnosis presont. Tho
drawing-room whero tho ceremony took
plnee was tastefully decorated with
evergreens, whito and pink chrysanthemums ; tho marriage ceremony wns
performed under a pretty arch of
ovorgreons and white chrysanthemums
Miss Ethel Sim played the wodding
march. Tbo brido looked exceedingly
pretty in it bridal gown of croam
Jnpnuoso taffeta with whito chiffon
trimmings aud woro an cmbroldored
tullo veil and oraugo blossoms; she
carried a beautiful boquet of white
carnations and smilax Miss Cora
Devlin was bridesmaid aud wore a
!._._.-...,;_-„ «J_.i__-c „c aovu-groy silk
voilo and whito picture hat; her boqnot
was pink carnations, Mr. C. Long
supported tho groom.
The uowly married couplo recoived
from 11 to 13 o'clook, after which they
left on tho Victoria boat ou their honeymoon trip. Tho bridge's goiug-nwuy-
gowu was blno brondeloth with cream
cloth vest nud palo piuk applique trim-
miugs; a bluo velvot hat with white
aigrette completed a most becoming
costume.
A very daiuty luncheon of choicest
delicacies wns served en buffet after
the weddiug ceremony.
Upon thoir return Mr. and Mrs.
Bowman will reside on Thirteeuth nve-
ntio comer of Ontario street. The
uowly married couple have the best
wishes nl' u large circle of frionds for u
long a nil huppy wedded life.
The nnmber of presents received was
largo and testify to iho esteem of a
largo numbor of friends.
100 Lba
■%/*A^*y*ym/*A**^%,
H. O. Lee
$1.00
2425  Westminster Ave.
9
'Phone 322
Kinnie—Ryder.
A very pretty wedding was solemnized
at tho homo of tho bride's parents Mr.
md Mrs. Robert Ryder, 3-10 Seveuth
avenne, cast, on Wedi^sduy nt noon,
Fob. 21st. Rev. Herbert W. Piore.y of
Mt Pleasant Baptist Church, united in
marringo Mr. Oliver Kinuio and Miss
Elinor E. Ryder. Tlio brido who is ouo
of Mt. Plonsaut'sfairost daughters, woro
a cream albatross witb lace garnitures
over whito silk, faud wns given nwny
by her father. Miss Annio Verge mndo
tl pretty bridesmaid wearing cream
nun's veiling. Mr. Eric Mitchell sup-
parted the groom. Mrs. Ryder, mother
of tho bride, ware n becoming costume
of dark bluo with white silk trimmings.
Tho goiug-nwny-gown wos brown
broadcloth, worn witb mink furs. Tho
groom's prosout to tho brido was a
hauilsomo diamond ring, mid to the
bridesmaid a handsome pcurl brooch.
About thirty gnosis woro present uud
entertained nt n dainty repast. Mr.
aud Mrs. Kinnie left via Victoria for
Portland and Coast Cities, on thoir
return the newly wedded couplo will
reside at 2110 Scotia streot. Tho presents wore many and handsomo.
A Presentation.
The Youug Pooplo's Biblo Class of
Mt. Ploasaut Methodist Ohuroh gave
Capt. Thos. Sacrot a surprise on Thursday oveniug, ut his homo 3314
St. Georgo stroot. They woro hospitably
received and entertained by tho Capt.
und Mrs. Sacrot. Capt. Saeret recently resigned as Leador of tho
Class, and tho members ou Thursday
presented him with a handsomo chair
aud faot-stool, as a token of their nll'eo
ion and esteem. Mr. H. H, Stovous
road the address accompanying the
present. Cnpt. Sacrot replied with
words of appreciation and thanks.
Games and music nnd refreshments
were enjoyed by tho youug people,
about thirly being present.
King's Heat flarket     I
R. Porter *i Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.    !|
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Silt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables alwnys ' i
on hand.   Orders Bogoited from all parts of Mount Pleasnnt and Fairview. i'
__ Prompt Delivery.
*f. Toi. A1200.
FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season.
7 '*maT4mm*r*r**irmimm*^^
ginger Snaps
4- LbSa for 25c
Bargains in all other lines.
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 28G. Westminster Avo. & Princess Stroot.
||ii iiW-Mii ■ «_»i»«___ri--_Hrri««
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right h«re in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ |.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C,
For Sale at all lirst-clnss Saloons
delivered to your house.
^M° Subscribers   who fail to
fet"The Advocate" on Satur-
ay   morning   pieaav.   ..-ttr,
this office.    Telephone B1405
CENTRAL PARK,
Central Park, Fob. 33,   1806.
Miss Scott delightfully eatertainccl
at progressive whist at her homo on
Tuesday ovening. Among thoso present
woro: Mr. and Mrs. Oben, tho Misses
Bell, Miss N. Alcock, Miss F. Earlo,
Miss M. Brown, Miss L. Dubois, tho
Misses Wallace of Vancouver, Messrs.
H. Swaiu, P. Sills, T. Hnrmer, Mr.
Jones of Vnncouver, and several others.
Tiie ladies first prize vas won by Miss
N. Alcock, geutlomeris flrst prizo by
Mr. F. Hariner, vhilo consolation
prizos went to Mrs Oben nnd Mr.
Loxton.
The Yonng Pcopb's Guild of tho
Presbyterian Church acid a very pleasant Valouti#o Social on Wednesday
evening iu the sctool room, when
"Progressive Wishes" nud a guessing
contest entitled "Hearts" wore tho
principal feutureu of tho evening's
entertainment. The prizes iu the contest were awarded as follows: Ladies'
first prize. Miss N. ToOriclf; gentlemen's
prize, Mr, Tom Todncli; ladies' consolation prize, Miss Ireuo Kirklaud; gentlemen's cousolntiou, Mr. L. Alcock.
Central Parkitcs wero vory agreeably
surprised wheu it .became generally
known that ouo of their most confirmed
bachelors hatl deserted aud become a
benedict. Mr. Robert Telford and Miss
E. Grant of Revelstoko, were married
on Monday Fob. 19.li, in Vaucouver,
aud left far a short honeymoon trip to
Nnnaiino, after returning from which
they will take up their resideuco at
Oentral Park,
A vory interesting and instructive
looturo entitled "Tho Peninsula on
which Wo Livo," by Mr. Jas. Johnston
of New Westminster, will bo given iu
tho Agricultural Hall, uuder the auspices of the Ceutral Park Literary aud
Donating Society, next Wednesday evening, Fob 38th. The lecture will be
illustrated with splendid lantern slides
by Mr. A. Ingsley also of Now Westminster, und will start promptly nt
8 o'clock. The Society extends a cordial invitation to everyone to como.
Dairy Butter
—in either Large or Small Tubs25c per pound.
FIRST-CLASS QUALITY
The kind that Gives Satisfaction all round.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone  I860.
na
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NEW PRINTS
At Extracordinuay Low Prices.       3000 yds.. Prints in   light   nnd dark
 •        colors, dots, stripes'and floral designs;
regnlar 10o, special 7',_c yard.
1000 yds., Prints iu light and dark
colors, iu dots, stripes mid floral designs; regular 8>Jo, specinl Be yd.
(10 pieces of the best English Cambiie Prints, 113 inches wide, iu light and
dark colors; regular liic, special 13!,jC yd.
AnflCC £•  CC.     3o, aa and 34 Cordova St.
.    IV_»-__70 «__   VUs, Telephone 574. .
t «_3___KKV «>Q_-----S-V-U ra_B___m__-B e
i     SOW
RENNIE'S seeds
THE LARGEST SEED  flBRCHANTS IN CANADA.
Graham—Forsyth.
On Monday morning at lt) o'clock, n
quiet home wedding took place at tho
homo of the groom's parents Fifth
avonuo and Yukon streot, whon the
Rev. R Novvton Powell united in
marriage Mr, Wm. Mcintosh Graham
aud Miss Forsyth, recently from tho
Kitst. Mr. and Mrs. Graham will reside
on Fifth avonuo corner nf Yukon.
For   local  uows   suhscriho    for   THE
ADVOOATE. only $l for 13 months.
BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICE,
66 Hustings Street, West, VA800UVBR, B, C.
A SPECIAL OFFER, El 3 All for 23c :
13 I'liektigi's ol Loading Vegetablei and Flowers fni-_.v - Onion,
I.e luce, ciiriot mul Kftilish: Allen, Bwest Mignonette, Paw
l'ciisiinit wnn Harden,
ORDER
TODAY
( Write for Catalogue. I
'iieiiintiiT,  Bol
I'etiiniu, Sue
Wm. Ren nie Co., Ltd.
Vancouver, Winnipeg and Toronto.
ORDER
TODAY
Select   Dancing
Academy
MM.   M.    LESTER.
Member National Association
Masters of Dancing
will open a JUVENILE GLASS in
I.O.O.F.  H_il>, MT  Pli. asant,
FRIDAY, Fob. 33d, 4 to fl p. tt',
Vantoitvrcit Acaofmy: Pender Hull.
Victoria Aoabbmy: a. O. U. W. Hall.
Telephone A1681 op A2807.
Advertise iu "The Advocate "
.»-W)W>M-t»*r_fcM**r*it*S*s^^
Get Our Prices
 on Enamel,  Tin aud Wooden ware.
We can save money for vou!
Fancy Toilet Sets from $2 a set u]>.
See our Stock Pai'TEKN DINNER WARE—we have
a large selection to choose from.
Buchanan & Edwards
|     662 <>64 drunville St. 'Phone 2021.
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Births.
1'i,ai'k.~Born to Mr, and Mrs. Flack,
BSD .Seventh avenne, east, Fob. Kith,
a rou
DnPPBSSU.—Boru    10   Mr.   and   Mrs
Deppesse, oornor of borne nnd Dufferin
streets, Feb,  Illlll, n SOU.
Park.—Born to Mr, end Mrs. Park,
corner of Ninth ave. and Bridge Street,
Feb. 21st, a sun.
ri'Ti'N.-lliirii lo Mr and .Mrs.
Pioton, Twenty-second avenue and
Ontario stroot, Feb. 31st, n sou,
JbRa_.N-.H_t.— I'oru to Mr. and Mrs.
Jorgouson, Onrdero street, -fob, 10th, n
son.
KiA",i:nv.    Born   to   Mr,   and Mrs,
Kennedy, BOH Sixth avenue, oast, Fob.
'1st, a draghtor,
Norman - Born   to    Mr,  and Mrs,
Normau, n:i:; l.iglilh avenue, enst, Feb
38d, a daughter
FaRST-OLASS
Boot antl Shoomaking
and Repairing done el
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
•-'l-il Westminster avenue.
For a Game ol
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
>  McOl TCHEON'S BARBER SHOP
Nit. Pinasanl.
Tel. 429
Liquor Stores and Hotels or
*Osmttlsm*
Our Cutlery Department Is
a snrpriso to most people, so
few folks realizing what a
big department it is.
W e seriously quostion
whether there is a storo in
Vancouver of nuy sort which
carries such a large stock of
Cutlery as wo.
Our prices too nre right down
flue—down as low as auy
one cau soil for and do busi-
Trorey
THE JEWELER
Corner Hastings aud Grnuvhlo Sts.
Official Watch Inspector C. P. R,
SPECIALS!
Force •'. pkgs, 35o
Canada Flakes 2 pkgs. U5o
Malta Vita t pkgB, 2Co
No. 1 Navel Oranges 2uc doz.
Good l.'aiinauiis 25c doz.
ii tius Tomatoes for 25a
McKinnon & Gow,
1 -1(1 Ninth Ave. Opposite No.8 Firo Hall
Telephone nl-1-18. Prompt delivery.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Soods,
Print's Poultry and Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick I'ooil,  Heefseraps, Etc.
FLOUR .and FEED.
<**>    kT-ITJ-l  Ci'i'i'i-   NINTH avenue   _
J.   rVL,l I II   WESTMINSTER HOAD.
Telephone    1687,
Use
Royal Crown
THB BKST in tiik World. Drop
us a po.st curd linking for a
(latalogne Of Premiums to be
bad    free    for   ROTAX CROWS
Soap Wrappbrs.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
The Canadian
Ba n k0F Com merce
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.
Deposits Of OSE Uoi i.t't aud  upwards
n •,ncd nnd interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders  issued.
A General Baukiug Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10ii. m. fo 3 p. ra
Saturdays: io a m. to 18m., 7 to 8 p.m.
East End Branch
ill Westminster
aveuuo.
C. W. DT.TRRANT.
Manaokr.
—NOTICE —
Personal notices of visitors oo
fit. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, a|50 all
locul social affairs are gladly received
hy "The Advocate." *rm*4-+-¥-M-¥+ + *-t+M***MW *■.'■***+*++*+++
{Linked by Fate
BY CHARLES GARVICE
Author of u The Verdict of the Heart/' " A Heritage   |
of Hate," "Nell of Shorne Mills," "Paid I
For," " A Modern Juliet," Etc |
^♦itllMH»H'l»miH*HIH.MfM'I.IMIIM»t
Continued from last week.
"Wc found you tied to a part of a
raft," said the voice, which sounded
nearer now, "und we are all so anxious about you! Hut you mustn't try
tu talk. The doctor suid that if you
came to 1 was to keep you quiet."
"Who—who are you?" asked Nina,
but without any great display of interest.
"Polly Ba.aford," replied the voice.
"It was 1 who lirst saw vou. 1 was
leaning over the taffrail, or whatever they call it. But there! I shnll
have the doctor on ine if I tnlk to
you. Try to go to sleep."
Nina turned o\or and endeavored
to obey, and presently fell into a
deep sleep.
When she woke the girl, Polly Bain-
ford, wns still sitting by lier side,
and she nodded approvingly and encouragingly.
"That's right! Why, what a sleep
you've had! Eighteen hours liy the
clock. And you look so much bettor!
Hush! Here comes the doctor!"
The ship's doctor, a young man,
came in rather Bhyly nnd felt her
pulse.
"You are much better," he said;
then hs started as Nina thrust llis
hand aside and, sitting up, exclaimed:
"The island! Where Is lt? I want
to go back! You must find it! He is
there! You must rescue him, take
him away. I—I left him—alono, all
alone!"
"Hush!" murmured the doctor; but
as sh* still continuod to rave he wont
off fpr tho captain. Tho captain had
five daughters of his own, and be
stood beside Nina's berth and looked
down at her fever-flushed face with
paternal pity and tenderness.
"What is lt mv dear young lady?"
he asked, soothingly.
"The island!" panted Nina. "It is
close by; you can find it! He is there
alono—in solitude—squite alone! In
pity, I implore you, I beg ol you to
go back and bring him away! I—I—
left him. I was foolish—mad—"
g,3_totf'*tf rfo-foc-ft-'r.'-''- '"""• *"**■
"What island?" he asked, gently.
"I don't know!      How    should    I
know?" she murmured.     "It   has   no
nam.. We wore wrecked—"
"My poor girl, we picked you up
on tho open sea," said the captain,
pityingly. "And that's days and
days ago. We can't put back—"
"Leave her to me," broke in tho
doctor. "She's raving. Very probably there is nothing in It—no island
whatever.  Leave her to inc."
Nina relapsed into delirium and
Polly Bainford and hu nursed and ut-
tendod hor. It wus a week before sho
recovered full consciousness, und by
that timo thu vessel wus Hearing
England.
Nina, when sho camo back to lier
senses, lay with closed eyes and aching heart, listening to the wash of
the waves ngniiiBt thu ship, .mingled
with the sounds of music and singing. They reminded her of the sounds
she had henrd ns she tossed on a
portion of the raft.
"What are tbey singing? What is
the music?" were almost her fust
words.
Polly smoothed the bed clothes.
"It's the company—Mr. Ilurcourt's
company," she replied. "They're
singing one of the songs of our last
success, 'My Lady's Pride.' Hoes it
disturb, you? I'll get thein to stop.
I'm sure they will, for they ure most
anxious about you; and they're all a
good  sort."
"No, no," said Nina. "Don't stop
them.    An^ are you 0ne of them?"
"Yes," suid Polly, "rm Ono of the
company. But I'm not a principal.
I've only got a small part—what's
called a 'Singing Chambermaid.' "
Nina looked at hor uiicomprehend-
lngly, and Polly laughed.
"Oh, it means thnt I'm only small
potatooo. You see, I haven't much of
a voice, and so I tako a back seat.
We've been touring in Australia and
we're going to do the provinces—and
London—if we've luck."
"I see," said Nina, with a sigh
that was a little envious; for this
girl with tho bright eyes und tho
mobile lips had her futuro marked
out for her, while she, Nina, was
adrift on the world, homeless und
friendless. Slie dosed her cyoi, Polly
stole away, and Nina pondered deeply. In hor delirium she hud implored
the captain to turn from his course
and search for tlie island. It had
been n hopeless prayer then; it was
still more hopeless now. Besides, even If sho could achieve tho impossible and persuade thein to turn
back, they might not be nble to And
this particular Islund among the
group, and if they did, llunnering
would probably have left. Ue had
the canoe, and she knew him loo
woll to think he would remain there
in solitude. Then, again, there was
their mutual promise. She hud pledged horself to keep their murringe secret, and how could sho do so if she
told them nbout the island?
The captain and the doctor visited
hor a little later, and when tbo captain rallied her on "her island" she
colored, bit hor lip and turned hor
head aside, and she heard him say
to tho doctor as thoy left the cabin:
"I told you so! .Iust a funey on
her pnrt. People tnlk liko that when
they're In her state. She must havo
been wrecked from the Alpina that's
missing."
The doctor nodded osscntingly.
"Better lot her nlone, and say no
more about It—uless sho does," ho
snld, sagely; and. meeting Polly on
deck, ho cautioned her to refrain, fi'om
questioning thu patient.
"As if I should!" retorted Polly,
with a toss of her pretty hend.
But sbo had to ask on* question,
and she asked It tho noxt time ahe
went to the cabin.
"Don't think I want to bother you
with questions, or thut I'm a bit
curious, dear," sho said, "but 1—I
don't know what to call you."
Nina husltuted a moment nnd a
blush rose to her face, which Polly,
looking straight bofore her, ufTcclod
not to see. Nina thought.. "If I give
my real name it must be Nlnn Mannering-—but I don't know whether I
am properly married, and there, is
my promise." She was almost us reluctant to give her    maiden    name.
"_y name is Decima Wood." It
was one belonging to an ancestor
on her mother's sido.
"It's a very pretty, name, almost
as pretty us its owner," remarked
Polly, with u brisk nod. "And now.
Miss Wood, you've got to get well
aiid strong and come up on deck as
soon as ever you can. I can seo you
huve had u bad time—"
Nina looked nt. her u little pite-
otisly. "Ah, if you knew!" she breathed.
"But I don't know, and I don't
want to know, unless you want to
tell me"—Nina drew u long sigh—
"and I sec you don't. I've undertaken to ask no questions, dear, und I'm
sure you won't be bothered by any
one.else; bo you needn't look so anxious and unhappy."
ln a tow days Nina was strong
enough to leav« the cabin, and the
doctor and Polly helped her on deck
und ensconced her in ono of the long
deck chairs ln a corner warmed by
the sun and sheltered from tho wind.
Tho vessel was crowded, and her
nppoarance croatod a great deal ol
interest and curiosity; but the passengers with the consideration which
is one of the few good things for
which we have to bless thu modern
civilization, did not intrude upon her,
but left her alono in her nook to
look on dreamily at tho lifo on board
a ship.
Every now and thon as she watched the promenaders, the gay and
noisy groups playing at deck quoits
and similar games, her hand stole to
bur bosom, In which still lay hidden the oilskin pocket containing
Fleming's diary and her marriage
"lines," as if sho were trying to realize by actual touch tho reality of
the past.
AU day tho theatrical company
mndo the ship gay by laughter and
snatches of song, and in thu evening
there were informal concocts in the
vast saloon, to a corner of which
Nina sometimes stole to listen und
look on unobserved,  as shu    listened
whioh had tacitly been reserved    for
her.
Sometimes the captain approached
and spoke to her, or one of the passengers offered the stereotyped courtesies, but Nina seomed to shrink
from thom all, save Polly, and, recognizing her reticence and resurve,
thoy gradually ceased to address her.
But they were nenring England, the
vo.Vug* was drawing to a close, and
on the last ovening tho captain pulled up beside her and in his gruff
voice, which his kindly smilo fully
discounted, he said:
"W* shall be in port to-morrow.
Miss Wood. Can I wire to your
Ui'opl* to meet you? You are in my
charge, you know."
Nina toiureu a„n I-.-.1.-J j-..,.. ._,,.
a moment; then she raised hor eyes
bravely.
"No, thank you," she said; "I—I
will not trouble vou."
The captain tried not to look surprised,  and  Nina hurried   ou:
"My passage—I must pay for that.
I—I ought to have spoken of it before."
The captain laughed and shook his
head.
"Never mind the passage money,
«jy dear young lady. The Weldon
lino hasn't dropped dow» to asking
fare from a caHlaway. Why, were
only too proud to have picked you
ur, and earrled you with us!"
Nina drew a sigh of gratitude and
relief, for she know that her slender
purse—the small stock of money
which sh* had brought with hor
from th* Island—would have beon
exhausted by the heavy faro.
The captain hung about for a moment or, two, shuffling from one leg
to the other awkwardly; thon ho
said, as gruffly and with as tender a
smile ns before:
"If—if there's any dllheult about
your people meeting you, Miss Wood,
I'm sure my wife would bo glad if
you'd come home to us. I've got five
girls of my ©wu, and you wouldn't
feol lonely."
But Nina pictured those five girls
plying h*r with friendly, sympathetic
questions, and, with moist eyes,
thanked him and declined the offer.
"My plans ar* all mad* out," she
said,
Th* n*xt morning Polly cam* and
sat down beside her.
"I suppoa* the ca|ituin will wire to
your people to moot you," sh* said;
"but If anything happens, lf thoy
don't turn up ln tlm*, how would
you Ilk* to come home with me?
I've got diggings ln Chelsea, They're
quite the 'humble cot' kind of thing,
far too small and modest for a swell
like you,  Miss Wood—'
Nina smiled at bur and laid hei
hand—the fever had left It thin and
white, very difforont to the brown
"paw" of the island—on Polly's arm
alloctionatoly and gratefully,
"I'm not by any means a swell,
Polly," she suid. "1 am very
poor—"
"A great many swells aro," interrupted Polly, with a worldly-wise
nod of hor curly hend.
"And I shall have to work for my
living; but"—repeating tho words
with which she had declined the ca|H
tain'a offer—"my plans aro till mude
out, and—"
"All rlghtl" broke in Polly, with
a nod of comprehension. "1 didn't
mean to,intrude. Anyway, here's my
address, and lf you can you'll look
mo up, won't you? 1 rather think
llarcourt lntonds taking a Ixmdon
theatre; lf so, I shnll be settlod
ther*"—ehe put a card in Nina's
hand—"for some time; and it' f go
into the country with the company
th* landlady will give you my address. "A
Nina glanced ot tlio card, and, trying to express her thuuks, put 11 In
her pocket.
"And now can I help you to puck
—" She stopped awkwardly, us
Nina, with u luugh and a blu-.li,
shook her head.
"You forget that I haven't anything—why, even this dress und other things aro yours! I will send
thom to you when—whon I get some
others."
"That's   all    right,"    said   Polly.
aad, oa the spur o« th. moment, eke y^ri'd r,thw.   yog j,™, owwii
 . m*t* th* things,   tor—well,  I've
got fond of you, you see, if you don't
mind my saying so."
The last day of the voyage waa
ono of bustle and confusion, lightened by the electric gaiety of tho company of actors, who sang from morn
to night, and got up another charity
concert, in which they performed
with an enthusiasm far and uway beyond that which they would havo displayed on the ordinary and professional stago.
When the vessel glided slowly into
port Nina said har grateful good-bye
to the captain and Polly and shook
hands with somo of the people who
bad been kind to her, and in the confusion slipped away.
With th* clothes she stood up ln—
and they wore mostly Polly's—and a
small handbag, also Polly's, sho
found herself in thn whirl of the
crowded thoroughfare. She naa ,v
membered a cheap and quiet hotel In
one of the streets in the Strand-
Durham Street—at which she and her
father had stayed many years ago,
and sh* went thoie in a cab, and was
fortunate onough to obtain a room.
It was a small on*, near the roof,
aad sho sat down on th* bed und
looked around, and through the window at th* opposite roof, with a
sense of loneliness which sh* had
never experienced, *ven in her worst
momonts, on tho island, for Mannering had beea there to rely on, to
cheer and encourage her.
She tried to drivo all thoughts of
the past from her mind and to fix it
on the future, and when sh* had
washed and rested she took out her
money and counted it.
There were only a few pounds, and
for a moment tho reflection flashed
across her that there, on the island,
sh* had left wealth which, as Mannering had deslurod, half cynically,
was beyond the dreams of avarice.
But tho island was far away, so
far as to be the island of a dream,
and her present needs wore very near
and pressing.
Slie romuiued ill her room until the
morning; then she rose early and,
with ev«ry regard to economy, purchase, some clothes. After breakfast
she mode a parcel of the things Folly
had lent her and, with a few lines of
gratitude, sent them to tho address
on the card—"26 Percy Street, Chelsea."
Then she set out to begin that
most difficult of quests, the scarci
for a livelihood. It need scarcely lie
stated that she looked tlirough til*
advertisements in the daily papa's.
There were sevoral that seemed to
her suitable to hor case, and »hc selected ono wliich sot forth the desire
of "X. Y. Address Messrs. Sloper Jt
SIvne. 219 Rutland Street, Regent
Street," for a young lady s*cretary.
Nina, in the simple block dress she
had bought, and with her veil down,
found, not without some difficulty,
the Rutland Stroet mentioned in the
advertisement, and was somewhat
surprised to find that, instead of a
private house, wliich she had *xp*ct-
od it to be, it was an office ovor a
rather seedy-looking bonnet shop.
Knocking at th* door, which bore
in black paint the name of Mlopar _
Slyne, sho was bidden by a shrill
voice to *nt*r, and, obeying, found
horself In a smull room furnished, as
far as a dosk and two chairs went,
as an ofltco.
Th* Arst thing that struck Nina
was the strong perfume of hair   oil,
Kith which she rightly crodited tha
oelc, blnck head of a young man
who was seated at the desk surveying himself in a small, crooked mirror whltria hung conveniently abov*
It. 8**lng that he was an extramely
commonplace youth, with a faco spotted like the paid, one would have
thought that tho glass could havo afforded him little satisfaction. Nevertheless he did not withdrew his eyes
from it as he drawled in a rich cockney accent:
"Well, what is it?"
"I wish to see Messrs. Sloper 4
Slyne," said Nina.
At tho sound of the mimical voice
the youth swung round, opened his
mouth—it waa like a gush across his
ill-favored face—and stared at her
with watery eyes.
"Oh," he said at last, as if he
wero slowly recovering from the
shock of h*r beautiful face and low,
sweet voice, "you want to sa* the
.guv'nors? Sorry; they're both away.
Gone on special business to the Marquis of Quisby. Wired for this morning. Awfully sorry. P'r'aps I'll do.
I'm thsir confidential clerk, you
know."
"I come in answer to this advertisement," said Nina, taking it from
hor purse and laying it on the deBk.
The youth looked at it curiously,
critically, as if lt woro a curiosity of
the rarest kind.
"Ohl" ha said at last. "Ah, yes.
Quito so! So you want a situation
as sooretary?"
Nina expressed assent.
"Yes; will you take a chair?" H*
dragged on* forward. Nina sat down
and waited, and the youth stared at
hor and strokod tho place whore, lf
tho gods aro good to him, a moustache will soma time grow. "Woll,"
hs said, when tho silence and tlie
stare had becotnu nlmost Intolerable
to Nina, "this placo has gone."
Nina promptly rose, saying, "I'm
sorry.   Good-day."
"Oh, horo, otop a momont, you
kuow I" oxclalmod the youth ln an
aggrievod tone. "Don't go liko that!
There's no hurry, is thoro? This
thing's gone, but thero may be somothing elso to suit you.    Lemmo sec."
II* turned—his eyes left Nina's
face slowly and roluctuntly—to the
dosk, and opening a ledger ran
through th* pages, muttering in a
sing-song voice to himself, but
glancing th* while out of th* corner
of his watery, vulgar little *y*a at
Nina.
" 'Nursery governess, £50 a yoar.'
Ah, that's gone. 'Lady help in a
nobleman's family.' Tnat'a gone.
'Companion to a clergyman's widow.'
Filled up last week. 'Secretary to a
Member of Parliament.' And that's
gone. Don't seem to be anything
left to suit you at present. You'd
better let mo put you oa tho books,
Miss—M iss—cr—"
"Wood,"  said Nina.
"Wood.   Itight.   And address?"
"Hickley't Hotel, Durham Street,"
said Nina.
"Right. One guinea booking-te*,
please," he remarked ln a businesslike tono.
"Is this a rugistry for situations?"
asked Nina with purdonablo surprise.
"Of court* it is!" he responded,
briskly. "What did you think it
was, u cheesemonger'*? Sloper &
Slyin—sorrj they're not ln; they'd
he glad to sue you—employment
agents. So*? I'll *nt*r your nam*
and let you know lf anything turns
up likely t* suit you. Though, by
th* way,*« h. added, with a gllftss at
*~      TO BM CONTINUED.
8YDNEY SMITH.
As ■ Country Parson and aa « Peaee-
maklB* Alaalatrat*.
For twenty years Sydney Smith remained in Yorkshire, and, though his
ideas of clerical duty were not those
of today, yet it will not be denied that
he was a vigorous country parson, entering Into the pursuits and the daily
life of his humble neighbors and doing
bis utmost to Improve their lot. His
descriptions of his lif* and surroundings at Foston are among the most <J»
llghtful of his humorous writings. Every oue bas heard of Annie Kay, tho
little country girl, "made like a mlle-
sV.ne," who, christened Bunch, "became the best butler in the county;"
of the rawboned riding horse Calamity,
which "flung me over his head Into a
UBisbbvslug ->«.i_. .,„ if I had been a
; shuttlecock, aud I feel grateful that lt
was not Into a neighboring planet;" ot
tho ancient green chariot named the
! Immortal, "at which tbe village boys
cheered and the village dogs barked;"
of his four draft oxen—Tug and Lug,
Hani and Crawl—of which "Tug and
I.ug took to fainting and required
buckets of sal volatile and Haul and
Crawl to He down ln the mud." As a
magistrate Sydney Smith became famous for milking up local quarrels nnd
for dealing gently with poachers. The
game laws, Ilk* a good Whig, he could
not abide, and It stirred his honest
wrath to reflect that "for every ten
pheasants wh'ch fluttered in the wood
one English peasant was rotting In
jail." Llkr Charles Klngsley at Evers-
ley ln af-er years, he refrained from
shooting "If you shoot," he said, "the
squire >nd the poacher -will both consider you as their natural enemies, aud
I tboight It more clerical to be at peace
with both."—Rev. Canon Vaughan II
I.on.man's Magazine.
BORN FOR A LAWYER.
War His Mother necomniend-d Him
to Colonel Ingersoll.
Among the stories which Colonel
Bob Ingersoll delighted to tell was the
following, says the writer of "America's Most Popular Men:"
While studying law with a firm out
west tbe colonel found himself alone In
tbe ofllce one day. Hu was interrupted
by tbe entrance of a raw boned, sharp
featured countrywoman, wbo ambled
Into the room leading a freckle faced,
watery eyed ten-year-old boy by tbe
band.
"Air you the lawyer?" she began.
On being answered in the affirmative
she went on to soy that she bad
brought her boy Jim to town for the
purpose of binding him out at the
"lavyerln' trade." Sbe was morally
certain, she averred, that Jim was a
bora lawyer and that all he needed was
a chance.
"Put, madam," objected the colonel,
"be Is entirely too young to begin tbe
study of law."
"Too young, Indeed!" sniffed the fond
mother contemptuously. "You don't
know Jim. He was born for a lawyer."
Much amused the colonel asked her
on what grounds sbe based ber hopes
of a future at ta* bar for her darling
child.
"Why," said she, 'when he was only
seven years old he struck work, and
he wouldn't do anotier lick if be got
killed for It. When lie was eight he got
sassy and put on more airs than a
prize horse at a country fair, and now,
Lor' bless me, he j.st freezes on to
everything he can lay his hands on."
Tha Tlrat Euitll.h Mitlillion.e.
It Is .to the Romans, who left so
many marks of their presence m England, that Britons owe tbo flrst lighthouse. This was, and Is still, the Pharos watch tower to the south of the
keep of Dover castle This Is remarkable as the only remaining specimen
of Roman work in the castle and as
the earliest piece of regular masonry
now existing ln Great Britain. It consists of a casing of flints and tufa,
with bonding courses of large Roman
tiles filled with smaller stones. Its
shape ls octagonal outside, but square
inside, the inner room measuring fourteen feet aud the walls being ten feet
thick. Repaired again and again, lt
was used at one time as a government
storehouse.—London dronlcle.
Keep Serene.
When you come to think of lt, most
of us do have a hard time keeping ourselves ln order, temper, nerves, selfishness and longings, ambitions nnd desires all Insisting to bave a hearing,
and down steps wisdom and orders control. Of course there are tlie cool beaded, Intellectual people to whom self
sacrifice means nothing, and little they
know of the light of the other passionate half. Ill health and discontent are
tho fruits of the battle. Keep serene,
say, "I shall control myself and be a
cheerful philosopher," and all will go
well.
Mn trial Concession.
Fred—So you are really going to
marry that young widow, eh? Joe-
Yes. Fred—She tells me you huve
promised to give up smoking. Joe-
Yes; sort of mutual sacrifice, as lt
were. She agreed to give up her
weeds lf I would give up mine.
Consolation.
A good deal of the consolation offered In the world Is about as solacing as
the assurance of the Irishman to his
wife when she fell into tbe river—"You
will find ground at the bottom, my
dear."
The Beat He Had.
"Is this the best claret, Murphy?"
asked the Irishman of his butler. "It
Is not, sorr," was the answer, "but It's
the best ye've got."
Religion converts despair, which destroys, Into resignation, whicll submits.— Blesslagtftft-
The race le to the swift If they keep
going.
If mental treatment were all that la
claimed for It fewer umpires would die
of eld age.
Lesser Evil.
"He wrote home to his wife's relations for money."
"Did they send It?"
"Yes, tbey were afraid h« would
come te hoard with them If they did
not"
THI PROFIT  PROM  A COW.
Work  of  Danish   Control   Societies   In
Determining Actual Value.
It ls recognized that the profit from
a cow depends on three factors (1), the
milk yield; (2), the percentage of but-
terfat ln the milk, and (8), the fodder
consumed. Thus, to take an example
from a report of one of the Danish
milk-testing or control societies, two
cow* produced respectively ln 1900 (A)
10,267 pounds of milk and (B) 10,663
pounds; the difference ln quantity was
not great, and both cows might have
been regarded as fairly equal. The
tests showed, however, that the aver
age fat content ln the case of (A) was
2.75 per cent., and ln the case of (B)
3.66 per cent., giving a difference In
the butter produced ln the course of
the year of 112 pounds, while ln addition the cow (A) had consumed considerable more fodder than the other.
It was In rovee.l sne.h cases *■ thla n.nd
to enable the Danish farmer effectively
to control the milk production of his
cows that the first of these societies
was started ln 1896 at Vejen.
Briefly, the method adopted was to
employ a young man possessing, the
necessary experience in milk testing
to visit each of the dairies belonging
to the society once ln fourteen days to
test, by means ot the Gerber apparatus, the milk of each cow, and to enter
up In books kept for the purpose,
particulars as to the amount of fodder
consumed, the milk produced, the fat
and butter yield, and the changes In
tho live weight of each animal. The
success which attended the establishment of the first society at Vejen soon
led to a great extension of the system
In Denmark, and ln 1902 there were
308 societies, with 3,780 members,
possessing 136,800 cows. In 1904, the
number of societies had increased to
340. The movement spread also to the
neighboring countries, and there were
reported to be 201 societies ln Sweden,
120 ln Norway, 40 In Finland and 60 ln
Germany. In Denmark the societies
receive a state grant, amounting ln
1902-3 to £2,900, of which one society
received £07, ftvo anclntles £18 each,
and 302 societies   £9 each.
These control societies are described
as small co-operative bodies In whioh
ths farmers in a limited area, such aa
a parish, have combined in order to
share the expense of testing their
cows, the object, as stated ln the rules,
being to form a race of cows giving
the highest possible production of butter. The number of members ls usually limited to twelve or thirteen, having altogether 300 to 400 cows, and no
member can withdraw ln less than five
years, except In consequence of removal. Three of the members form a
committee, one of whom acts as treasurer. An assistant ls engaged, who
visits the members at regular Intervals
(usually once a fortnight), and remains i
on the farm for a day. His duties are
to superintend the milking and give any
necessary Instructions to the milkers, j
to weigh the milk of each cow, to take j
and test an average sample, to prescribe a proper system of feeding, and
to enter up ln the books tho results
of the control. To carry out these duties lt ls necessary that the assistant
should have received a sound practical
and theoretical education. Th* most
suitable persons are usually farmers'
sons who have had practical experience
of the fathers* farms, and afterwards
by attending an agricultural school,
acquired the elements of agricultural
science. Special courses are held for
persons intending to tak* up the posl- [
tlon of control assistants, In which Instruction as giveu in the special knowledge required, I.e., systems of feeding,
mlllc sampling _>.,a .._..■_._,, s,_,.w..ri-.»
etc., It ls obviously Important that th*
assistants should be capable and trustworthy mon; but as the position Is regarded as an excellent training ground
for young men Intending to become I
agricultural officials, Inspectors, etc., or j
farmers on "ietr own account, the sal- |
lary Is usually small—about £23, with
board and lodging. Tho outfit required
for the work consists of a modern milk
testing apparatus, the size ordinarily
used being for twenty-four tests, with
the necessary test tubes, sample bottles, etc., and a steelyard for weighing milk, the whole being packed ln
a box for transport. Th* cost ls
about £12, and this, together with all
books required, ls supplied by the
society.
Ogilvies' Reputation8
goes into every barrel of
Royal Household Flour
If Royal Household Flour were not as
Sood as Ogilvies say it is, who would be
ie greatest loser?
You would try it once—if it were not
good you would be a small loser, perhaps.
But Ogilvies would probably lose
your custom.
They would also lose the custom
of every other woman who tried it
and of thousands who had never
tried it but had been told that it was not
as represented.
Therefore Ogilvies must make Royal
Household Flour the best flour because
they stake their reputation upon it, and if
you and thousands of others round it was
not, the best, Ogilvies would ruin their
business.
So Oeilvies make Royal Household
Flour the best flour, in their own protection.
Incidentally that is your strongest protection
 it guarantees you the best flour because the
brand carries with it Ogilvie's Reputation.
Ogilvies simply ask a toi—knowing that it will make a permanent
friend [ot Royal Household Flour.
Imperial Maple Syrup
ALWAYS SATISFACTORY
Ask your dealer for Imperial Maple Syrup.   Do not allow him to substitute
an Inferior artlole baoause It I* oheapar.
New Apple  of   Rare Beauty.
The Barrlnger ls a bright red apple,
underlaid with yellow, of splendid appearance and unusual quality. It has
a long, slender stem, but some specimens have a tendency to produce a lip
at the stem end, ln which case the stem
BARRINOKR  APPLE.
Is somewhat shortened, as shown ln
the Illustration. This apple was produced ln Columbia County, NY., where
lt ls locally known by the following
names. Pride of the Hudson, Coon
and Barrlnger. It has many good
points and characteristics to commend
It as a splendid commercial variety for
early winter use.—American Agriculturist.
Dlicretlon the Better Tart.
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"Why don't you go ahead aud do It
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ou tbe subject. Where's the good of
my risking disappointment?"
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whicll, in wnr time, 80,000 Irregulars
could bo added, entirely to the
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who draws a salary of $.15,000 a year.
Sunlight leap ls better than other soups,
bnt it bcit whea used ia th* Sunlight way.
Bay Sunlight Soap an* follow dlriodons.
Queen's university council will ask
the Ontario government for a grant
of $75,000 for a biological building for
Queen's Medical College and $7,500 a
year  for maintenance.
Once ln a while, a bit of slang ls
so expressive that lt becomes Incorporated Into the language as an allowable Idiom. One of the most
striking of these ls "making good."
It has come to have not simply a general, but a specific, meaning. It Illustrates the Idea of competition; lt
Indicates that under Intense modern
methods lt ls only he who succeeds
that can, ln the long run, win recognition. Recommendations, testimonials, requests from eminent men, all
fall before the stern decree that you
must "make good."—"Success Magazine." i
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ts>rer Brolh... I_.ln.Uaa, Toroalo, Canada __-
Mt. Pleasant Advocate
VANCOUVER, B.C.
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TO HIS WORK NOW
Manitoba Man Cured by Dodd'a
Kidney Pills.
THE IRI8H PEASANT.
He Echoes   a   Statement   Made   by
Thoutandt   of   the   People of   the
Prairies.
Glroux, Man.,Dec. 18—(Special).—
Mr. Phlllas Normadeau, a well-known
resident of this place. Is one of thousands of Manitobans who have found
relief from pains and aches of Kidney
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Normandeau is always ready to say
a good word for the remedy that
brought back his health.
"Yes, I can tell you Dodd's Kidney
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had Kidney Disease for three year*
At times I got so bad I could hardly
attend to my work. I took Just live
boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills and my
pains and aches are all gone and
I can work as well as anybody. To
anybody who has trouble with their
kidneys all I can say is 'use Dodd'a
Kidney Pills.'"
Dodd's Kidney Pills always cur*
glck Kidneys. With well Kidneys
you can't have Bright's Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy, Rheumatism or any of
those other fearful and fatal diseases
that spring from sick Kidneys.
EXPENSIVE FLOWERS.
The  Tulip   Crane  In   Holland   In   the
Nineteenth Century.
During the tulip craze iu Holland iu
the last century in one year the sales
aggregated 10,000,000 Uorius. Holland
went tulip mad. The bulbs were quoted on the Stock Exchange. Owuerouin
„-4i»._ ..uo ui.ia«_t ,..-u snares. Speculators sold them short. At oue time
more tulips were sold than existed. At
Lille a brewer sold his trade and good
will In exchange for a bulb, which was
thereafter known as the brewery tulip.
In Amsterdam a father gave one by
way of dower with bla child. Thereafter tbe variety was known ns the
marrlage-of-niy-duughter. At Hotter-
dam a hungry sailor, happening ou a
few, mistook them for onions aud
ate thom. The repast became as famous as Cleopatra's pearls and probably exceeded it In cost. At The Hague
Spoor fellow managed to raise a blnck
tulip. The rumor of tbat vegetable
m level spread Presently he wus visited by a deputation from a syndicate.
For that ewe lamb of Ws the deputation offered 1,000 florins, which ho refused. He wus offered 10,000 florins.
Still be refused. Cascades of gold
were poured before his resisting eyes.
Finally, tormented and tempted, he
succumbed. There and then tbe deputation trampled Hint tulip uuder their
feet. Afterward i appeared that tbe
syndicate had already grown a gem
precisely similar and, unable to bear
the idea thnt a rival existed, had au-
offer ten  times the amount which it
paid.
Along the central part of the Kongo
river there nre a number of salt marshes. Tlie African digs shallow holes In
these whence Issue streams of hot water, which, ou being evaporated, brnves
a residue of salt.
■I*   Hospitality   I*   Only   Equaled   br
Hie  Courtesy.
The especial characteristic of the
Irish peasants, according to Frank
Mathew. in "Ireland," is an old fashioned courtesy. They are all sure, he
asserts, that they are descended from
chiefs, and their manners are ruled accordingly.
Take shelter ln any hut on the mountains, and you will be greeted as if Its
Inmates had been longing to see you.
This will not be due to the fact that
you seem prosperous; ludeed, you
would be even more graciously welcomed if you were In rags. Nor is their
courtesy only exhibited wheu they ar«
hosts. Once when I was exploring. l__<
Burren of Clare a ragged old woman
seated by the wayside accosted my
equally ragged driver. "Excuse me,
sir," she said, "but did you happen to
meet a loaf on tbe road7" " 'Deed then,
ma'am," said he, bowing, respectfully,
"nnd I'm sorry I did not." "Who was
she?" I asked him when we bad driven
out of her bearing. " 'Deed then, and I
don't know," said he. " "lis some poor
soul tbat has lost her loaf and will be
golu' to bed hungry tonight." On another occasion au aged man, clad ln
knee breeches and a swallowtail coat,
addressed me as I was climbing a patb
In Conneinnra. "I am thiukln', sir,"
said be, "that you are Mr. John Blake."
"Well, sir," said I, "you are thluking
wrong." "Well, sir," he nuswered solemnly, "says I to myself as I saw you
come up the side, thnt is Mr. John
Blake, and if 'tis not, says I to myself,
'tis a flue upsthundin' youug man be Is,
whoever he ls." Now 1 am convinced
that he knew I was a stranger, but was
not that a charming way to suggest
that I should sit beside him on tbe low
ferny wall and discuss the ways of tbe
world**?
BORROWED PLUMES.
Mow mxk American Became a Man af
Mark In  Russia.
Andrew D. White's first diplomatic
experience was as an attache at St.
Petersburg at the time of tbe Crimean
war. The war brought to Russia
many Americnn adventurers. "One
man who came out with superb plans,"
Mr. White says, "brought a militia
colonel's commission and the full uniform of a major general. At first he
hesitated to clothe himself In nil his
glory, and therefore went through a
process of evolution, beginning first
with part of his uniform, and then
addlug more as his courage rose.
"During this process be became the
stiiuding joke of St. Petersburg, but
later, wben be bnd emerged ln full and
final splendor, he became a man of
mark; ludeed, so much so that serious
dilllculties arose. Throughout the city
are various corps de garde, and the
sentinel on duty before each of these,
while allowed merely to present arms
to nn officer of lower rank, must,
whenever be catches sight of a general officer, call out the entire guard
to present arms, with the beating of
drums.
"Here our American was a source of
ninth difficulty, for whenever any sen-
u-.., _...6!,t nt^iit of his gorgeous
epaulets In the distance the guard was
Instantly called, arms were presented
and drums beaten, much to the delight of our friend, but even more to
the disgust of tbe generals of the Russian army and lo the troops, who thus
rendered absurd homage and found
themselves taking part in something
like a bit of comic opera."—Exchange.
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OBESITY A DISEASE.
Vigorous Measure* For It* Removal
Should Be Taken.
At middle age certain organs lose
functional activity and shrink and
waste away, demanding less blood and
nerve energy. This decreased need for
nutrition. If not heeded, will result in
taking into the body more food than
cau be oxidizer and used either to
build up tissue or for tbe generation of
heat and energy. The result ls kidneys, liver and other excretory organs
are overworked In the effort to remove
the body wastes and become diseased,
Bays a writer in the Housekeeper. Then
nature stores up this foul material ln
the form of fat in all the lymph spaces,
between tbe libers of the muscles and
in every other odd corner ln the body
where It can be stowed away. In time
this lifeless, useless structure of fat
crowds out muscle, gland and other
normal tissues and takes their place.
This ls what is known as fatty degeneration and always shortens life, ending often in sudden death from heart
failure, apoplexy, diabetes er kidney
disorders.
Tbe prevention of obesity means regulation of diet, especially ln middle life
und when changing f i'„m an active out
of door occupation to a sedentary Indoor life. Ofteu the amount of food
should be cut dowu from one-fourth to
one-half, especially avoiding fats and
sweets, also soft foods, which tend to
gormandizing from deficient mastlca-
llou and too hasty eating. No wine,
heer or uleoholic drink or tea or coffee
should bo used. At meals even the use
of water should bo restricted. Exorcise should be taken in tbe open air
nud deep breathing practiced to Increase the intake of oxygen and burn
up and oxidize bodily toxic matter.
For those women who are overstout,
vet retain a fair amount of physical
vigor, the day should begin with a cold
hath, plunge, spray, cold towel rub or
sponge batb, after which should be taken active exercise In the form of work,
either lu the open air or ln a well ventilated room, horseback riding, bicycling or a brisk walk for an hour or
more. Exercise in a well ventilated
gymnasium may be substituted for tbe
out of door, but Is not so effective and
invigorating.
An   Old   I.URllnh   H..IIM.1.
"Greensleeves" Is a good old English
ballad aud tune mentioned by Shakespeare lu the "Merry Wives of Windsor" and bas been a favorite since tbe
Intter part of the sixteenth century.
The tune Is much older than the words,
probably as old as the dayt of Henry
VTI'I, It Is also known as "The Blacksmith" and "Tbe Brewer" and was a
great favorite with tbe cavaliers. A
mollified version Is found In the "Beggars' Opera." The tune ls still sung to
"Christmas comes but once a year"
and many other songs of the same
rhythm or with the burden "Which nobody can deny."
In tho Orange Free State.
At an examination for admission te
the British Military college at Sandhurst many candidates in answer to a
question about hydrogen wrote that
the gas was not found In the Orange
River Colony. This puzzled the examiner, who told the story to an army
coach. The coach, after thinking
awhile, said: "I bave lt. I remember
Impressing the fact on a number of
my pupils tbat hydrogen does not occur ln the free state."
I* Your* llsiiipT
A subscriber who complained to tht
publisher tbat his papsr was "damp"
received tbe reply from tho patient and
long suffering editor that perhaps It
was because there was so much "due"
on lt.
"What makes Judge Ant so stuck
up? Is be any better than the rest of
"Is hei Why, say, the Judge ls a direct descendant of the ant that tht
sluggard was sent to."
Never hold any one by the button or
the hand In order to be heard out, for
If people are unwilling to hear you you
had better hold your tongue than them.
-Chesterfield.
Another view.
Mrs. MeSplurge—When I go out with
this lovely new frock peophi will tblnk
I've been shopping In Paris. Mr. Mc-
Bplurge—Maybe they'll think I've been
cruckiug a safe.
A  Puzsile.
He—Here's a puzzle for you. She-
Let's have It. He—Give a woman a
bunch of photographs to examine, Including one of her own, which one will
6be look at the lodge-it, nml wbv'1
A  Doubtful  Compliment.
"M> dear, 1 hnve a groat compliment for you," snid the Boston man
to his New York niece, who was paying a month's visit and attending
ninny serious entertalnmenta,
"A compliment?" and the pretty eyebrows were raised incredulously.
"Yes," snld her uncle cordially. "Professor Mildew snid be noticed you
particularly at the reception Monday
afternoon, and he thought you had a
most Intelligent face."   j
"There, aunty," said the frivolous
youug person, turning reproachful
eyes on her relative. "I told you I
looked like a perfect frump ln that
brown dress, but you said I didn't.
Tou see what he thought, don't you?
He couldn't think of another thing to
•ay."—-Youth's Companion.
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There are several ways of acquiring that all-round knowledge whioh
leads to success, but the least expensive and the surest Is by a routine
of self-education. Evening schools and like -.-stems are excellent ln
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A Byetem, to be capable of universal application, must be one which
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ho devoted to study, odd hours which never seem Bomehow to suit
other people's convenience.
A System of Home Education.
This system ls probably the best. At least the student oan sets*
precious minutes whioh would otherwise be wholly wasted. It Ib tho
way we fill our minutes which oounts. Moreover, the Individual oan
choose his own subjects and select the speoial means of oulturo whioh
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Dress,
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Ulitory.
Ideas.
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DRESS AND FASHION
INFLUENCE OF THE TAILOR 8TYLE8
ON THE SEASON'S HEADGEAR.
Tasteful Compromise Between the
Tiny Toyufg^inl li.e Very Large
Hat* —Domed    Crown* — Velvet    In
Ul__h   Y'OK-ue.
While the woman of fashion may go
slowly in the matter of accumulating
tailor costumes at the beginning of the
season, she is emphatic as to the variety and smartness of her hats, trusting to them to give her toilet the requisite up to date freshness.
Parisians never absolutely abandon
the swell neat toque of folded velvet
er cloth for wear with the tailor costume, and as the tailor Is ngnin to
have marked prominence in dross theso
toques may be expected to be In line
In Asthma and Bronchitis is Promptly
Relieved by
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine
The wonderful success of Dr.Chase's
Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine in
relieving the terrible paroxysms of
asthma and the hard, dry cough of
bronchitis, and In positively curing
these ailments, ls the best proof tbat
It is far more than a mere "cough
mixture."
ThiB well-known medicine is composed of a number of simple yet pow-
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value in the cure of diseases of the
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The ingredients are always fresh
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the reputation which Dr. Chase's Syr-,
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J built up ln years of success must be
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Mre. Richard Wlthrow, Shubenaca-
YELVET HAT.
with the latest trend In millinery.
"Fantastic" very well sums up the
general effects of the new headgear,
an effect obtained by means of the
trimming and the angle at which a hat
ls designed to be posed.
Certainly there will be much art required in the wearing of the present
chapeaux. Brims are still coqucttisbly
bent and curved, and the hat ls raised
by a bandeau at the back or side, perhaps both.
By way of novelty come the domed
crowns, which can hardly he considered pretty, and it remains to be seen
whether "smart" fashion will approve
cf them. Some large cavalier and
Henri Deux shapes there are, but the
tricorue, the marquise, the Tyrolean
and the watteau rank amoug the newer fancies.
The llrst cut shows a velvet bat trim
med with mauve roses and plume. The
second is a green beaver toque, with
velvet bows and a large buckle.
Velvet flowers are a feature In the
millinery of tbe moment, velvet roses
being especially charming.
Velvet, plush and silk beaver will all
be used for hats, some of tbem having
full crowns of rich embroidery tied lu
with velvet ribbons.
Cock's plumes, which are ln vogue for
the autumn, are likely to be largely
replaced by ostrich plumes, either tips
or one long, handsome feather, for winter. The ridiculously small chapeaux,
so trying to thin and full faces alike,
bave given place to a medium size, a
reasonable compromise for millinery
lu general between the very tiny affairs and the large picture structures.
Some new hats have tbe crown of
beaver and the brim of velvet, or vice
versa. To tbe proper poising of most
of tbe hats of the season, which arc,
after all, a sort of American modification of ultra French fancies, the
bandeau ls a necessary accompaniment,
and accordingly It may be said to figure on all hats.
It Is noticeable this senson tbat a
harmony of shades of one color has dis-
dle, Hants Co., N. S., writes:—"I have
tr.ed Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed
and Turpentine with good success.
My second daughter was troubled
with bronchitis from the age of three
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would choke to death. The several
remedies we got did not seem to b*
of much use, but the first dose of Dr,
Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Tur_>
entlne brought relief and furthei
treatment made a thorough cure.
This trouble used to come back from
time to time, but the cure ls now per*
manent.
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine has saved us many doctot
bills, and I would not be without lt ln
the house for many times Its cost.
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Insist on  seeing  the   portrait  and
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FEMININE  ECONOMY.
UNIQUE INDUSTRY.
A   Little Sim,ill   About   Women's  Idea*
on Dress  and Food.
Is it not u purl of our extravagant
economy that makes women eat such
queer things when they are by their
lonely selves? What self respect*.*!
man would lunch off a sultana cake, a
tart or an Ice? Show me the self respecting woman who has not done lt!
Women know how to cook—some of
them—but none ot thom know how to
eat. A woman fools that to eat well
and substantially is a sheer waste-
there ls nothing to show for lt; but she
would not hesitate a moment to spend
even more In something that she can
show. A man doesn't think twice
about having a good dinner, and he
thinks lt ls money well spent, but he
would be hanged before be would buy
himself an ornameutul waistcoat and
sustain life on a penny buu. What awful things we should eat if it were uot
for men I
I am sure table d'hote dinners were
Invented by Bonie philanthropist to
save women. "I cannot eat a la carte,"
said a friend of mine in a piteous
burst of confidence, "it's just like eating money." So when her husband
travels with her be always leads hor
to the table d'hote, lf only to preserve
her from starvation. When sbe ls resigned to the cost she has an excellent
appetite. I really think if it were uot
for men women would wrap themselves ln sable and point lace and
starve to death.—Mrs. John Lane ln
Fortnightly Review.
ATTACKS OF COLIC.
What to Do to Relieve the Snfferlnc
Little  One.
During the first few months some babies are apt to huve uttneks of colic,
often caused by Indigestion. The child
screams sharply, draws up his legs,
and usually bas a bind, tense abdomen. First warm his hands aud feet
aud turn him on his stomach, letting
him He on a hot wnler bottle or hot
piece of flannel. Gently pat bis back
' to help up tbe wind and give blm a little hot water by menus of a uicdiciue
dropper. A few drops of essence of
peppermint mny be added to tbe water.  Do not give hiin gin or herb teas.
If the attacks are frequent, the food
ls probably too strong. Use less cream
or milk and more water when making
up tbe food, or, if the child is breast
fed, give an ounce of hot water Just
before nursing the baby. The mother's diet should nlso bo carefully regulated. She should tuke some exercise
out of doors lf possible and try not to
be nervous. Cereals, cocoa, milk, eggs,
gruels made of com and out meal, most
fresh fruits and vegetables, with some
meat, make a good diet for a nursing
mother.
The mother must Invariably have a
free movement of the bowels each day.
—Philadelphia North American.
01I1CKN  I1KAVEK TOQU*.
placed contrasting hues In millinery,
lied, especially wine shades, declining
Into salmon pink, furnishes a favorite
hat scheme. What aro termed the duck
colors, ranging from a sort of gray to
bronze, also peacock hues, find favor.
White velvet aud white beaver hats,
with ostrich plumes or paradise feathers also of white, are to be lauuehed
as tlie dress hat of the season, a revival that Is likely to be a quite popular
continuance of the summer's craze for
white toilets.
There are some very pretty little
round crowned turbnns whose brims
extend sufficiently In front to Insure
them favor for use wilh veils.
AMY VARNUM.
Hold* T-o Position*.
Ia charge of one of tht Pennsylvania railroad trains that run from
southern Delaware Into Philadelphia
ls Isaac Thomas Parker. He It tht
conductor, and ht Is lieutenant governor of Delaware and quartermaster general of the national guard of that commonwealth. In the thlrty-flv* years
jKlonoral Parker bat acted as conductor
of Delaware tralnt ht has become acquainted with nearly erery one In the
state. Tht nontenant governorship
pays ne salary, and Itt functions do
not prevent the railroad man from run-
slag Ml <MUh~MtW X§r *** —
It Fill* the Pockets of Potrot loam*,
nnd Long Island Farmers.
Even now there are cities, big cities,
ln the middle west and south where
the cauliflower ls practically unknown.
And, though ln the neighborhood of
many large cities, such aa Chicago,
Boston and San Francisco, there are
extensive truck farms on which cauliflower ls grown for home consumption, there are, as an exchange tells the
story of cauliflower farming, but two
distinct "cauliflower districts" in the
whole United States where the vegetable ls extensively grown and shipped
to distant markets. These, curiously
enough, aro more than 2,400 mllta
apart, one along tho rich borders of
Puget sound, near the Pacific, and the
other In the low lying farm country In
the northeasterly portion of Long Island, near the Atlantic.
Poaet Bound nnd Leaf  Island.
In tbe I'ugct sound district tlie cauliflower has flourished since the railroads have opened up the territory,
and developed Its advantages as a
truck garden district Carloads o*
cauliflower are now shipped dally to
points along the I'nclflc coast and
towns to the eastward. Still more remarkable,' though, ls the cauliflower
growing district on northeastern Long
Island—a strip of country four miles
wide and about thirty miles long, extending from the little dip in the land
culled Baiting Hollow to where the
| hustling little town of Grcenport lies,
between Long Island sound and the
waters of its own deep harbor. __*
is probably the busiest and most prosperous truck farming urea in tb* coon-
try. As evideuee of Its prosperity la
tbe fact that it has two savings banks,
; with deposits of over $5,000,000 each,
| and three otber state or national banka
, with accounts of from $200,000 to $500,-
000.
Up to Hi, l<- Duataes* Farmer*.
The farmers are not at all like the
unprosperous, struggling agriculturista
of the old type. They arc up to date
persons, who make a business of farming and And It a good business. Some
of them ride about tlie smooth Long
Island roads ln their own automobiles.
They have a private telephone system,
with 325 subscribers and a capitalisation of $200,000. Oue can drive through
the district from end to end without
finding a single farm that has been al*
lowed to run dowu and go to seed.
NURSERY NOTES.
Don't take your Infants out In go-
carts. They are very good for children
over three, but youuger onet need a
baby carriage.
A successful method of giving children powders is to cut open a small
piece of chocolate cream, Insert the
powder and close tho chocolate again.
Don't curl or plait a child's hair
tightly If you want It to grow long and
thick. Many a scanty crop of tresses
ln later life It due to straining the
hair while the child ls growing.
Comfortable footgear for children ls
Indltiponeablo to the proper develop*
ment of the legs. With the feet ln a
comparatively helpless condition lt tt
quite impossible for the calf muscles
to work properly.
Four hours Is the longest Interval
during wblcb children should go without food In the duytlme, and something, lf lt ls only a drink of milk and
a biscuit, should always be given them
the lust thing before goiug to bed.
Fall  I'Imiiii,,-.- of Krnll Trees.
Fall planting of fruit trees is everywhere considered Bare uml ndvlsable
for good soils, according to Country
Gentleman. Poor trees poorly planted.
In wet soils uud exposed to a seven
Climate uro almost sure to suffer winter injury, hut when nil conditions are
good full planting hns distinct udvitn-
tugi's. In gnnd soils trees will make
some root growth in late fall, which ln
very early spring is Ihe first to start ln
advance of the spring planted trees. It
Is probably not wise to place too groin
emphasis ou Ihe value of full planting;
but ut any rule It Is worth considering.
< ulll-iit OR AspBrnaras  Boihe*.
Asparagus bushes should  be cut at
soon as the berries are fully colored, as
tbo growth will be sufficiently matured
so  that  no  Injury   will   bo  done  the
.roots by removing the tops, thus svolj.
Ing n further drain upon tb* roots t»
mature  the  seed   and  preventing  the
(dropping of seed, followed by tht
springing up of lnnumtrablt young
empyasm,
PIG  PORK.
Work   to   liiti-li   the   Spring   Market.
It la .Aliiujs Hood.
It Is an encouraging sign of the time*
to know of so many farmers Inquiring
as to the methods of pasturing pigs.
Some ure still skepticnl as to the advisability of fattening pigs by the carload, but to such all we can say ls to
count up the number of cars of hogs
coming thousands of miles from the
west that are landed dnlly at local
packing houses here ln New England,
Then consider whether it would be safe
for us here to make a try at IL Another fact In our favor Is that we produce a pig entirely different from the
lard hog of the west, u pig tbat profitably cuts up Into tbe highest priced
class of meat—ham, bacon and sausage
iin-iii. Any one having land of th*
proper quality need not hesitate a
minute ns to the question, snys a Massachusetts farmer in New England
Homestead.
Itrmlr For the Customer.
The provident farmer will watch
market conditions closely and plan te
have these pigs ready when the customer comea around. A patch of rap*
ought to bo so located that it could be
cut out when fattening time comea
nnd do service tlie remainder of tht
season for some other class of bogs.
These pigs should b_uve a month of
good teed composed of a mixture of
corn nnd outs, hurley ,'f possible and
tho best quality of wheat bran. For
high quality of meat nothing cau excel
this. Add skimmed milk If possible.
Vour pucker will tell you tbut such
Juicy hums ennnot be found anywhere.
Market  From  the Puature.
I think It the safest and most profitable plan to market these pigs from tha
yisturc nnd even If kept Into Novem-
ter make them comfortable where they,
are. When the pasture Is cleared cleaa
up everything In tlio way of old bedding and hnul on to some field to be
plowed under. Dash on by the pailful
a saturated solution of sulphate of Iron
undor the shed where tlie pigs have
laid; also over the platform of the water arrangement. Wash the trough
clean and put under the shed ready for
spring. Three or four feet of old
meadow buy would protect the water
arrangement from the weather very,
effectually.
It Wasn't tlr-ln Thnt Wnn Wanted.
Mrs. Hiram Offen—Insert this advertisement for n girl, but for goodness*
sake dou't put "Help Wanted" over It.
Clerk—No? Mrs. Hiram Offen—No.
Thnt Implies that I expert to do most
of the work myself. Tlie lust girl I got
thlt way beld lue lo that. -_3_a__E_--H_-_5
SSPgSs''-. sTii*' i it's ' ii
lit. PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
(Established April 8,1899.)
Office -8144 Westmiuster avenue.
Mas. R  Whitnkt, Publisher.
fiitOListB Ofpick—'10 Fleet stroot,
London, E. 0., England Whero a
Idle of "The Advocate" is kept for
visitors,
Subscription $1 a year   payable   in
Advance.
6 cents a Oopy.
Tel. B1405.
VanOODVBB, B.   C,   Feb. 24, 11)00.
SOUTH VANCOUVER COUNCIL.
Road $206.40, and Janes Road $9.35.
Mr. J. \V. Parsons was paid $100 on
lib Cedar Cottage Road contract, Da-
v:d Morris $11.0.00 on Van Ness Ave.
_M. Health $400 on the \ViIs01i Road,
■id. Calloway $75.00 on the Joyce
Road contract.
. .ppii^atioiid    for    Road    Foreman
as '■^_______________________^______n_m__B________u
I*..  liuckberry $65 00 without horse  Wo havo just received a large cousignniont uf extra flue Whito Potatoes
aid rig, and $75.00 with; S. J. Brown better grown ill B.O., per saok $1.50.
$"500 with- VV   F   Cook "57500 with- I" our Furniture Dopai'tmeut we aro offering somo excellent bnrgnins
out.  $85.00' with;' M.  Gibson  $70.00 Go-Oarr, worth $18.60, sale price $10.
without, $75.00 wittli; G. Morgan $70.00; Inspect our prices before buying elsewhere.
Fancy
The regular meeting of the Council
Was held on Saturday, Feb 17th. The
Reeve, li. F. Foreman and Councillor;,!
Aintas, Dickinson, Burgess, Middler,
and  Townsend,  were  present.  ,.
Mrs. MeUcrmott wrote to again
call attention to the wretched condition of her place, which is on the
Coiiler of the Bodwell Hoad and Ontario Street and suggested that if Or.t-
'ario Street Wore opened it would pro-
ViitC an outlet (or the water. Mrs.
Sage asked that a ditch be deepened
in front of her property on the North
Arm Road. Mcssers (_,. anil f'. poller
Complained that the contractor now
building the Fleming Road is piling
the rubbish against their fencc,_atid
also stated that they hatl no road to
their place although they had been
there five years. This is fronting on
*Clark's Park. ,
Mrs. Mary J. Gate asked that the;
portion of Ontario Street between j
16th Ave. and 18th Ave. be built in J
its proper place. Messrs. Mahon nn&
Black also asked that this be done.
Mr, J. Everett, asked Dhat Welling-!
ton Avenue be opened up to Hast- i
Ings as he wanted to get lumber in tn
build.
Mr. J. 11. Bushncll wrote giving
,lhc acreage which would be benefited
''by the Drainage By-Law in District
Lot 50 from the watershed in the
Number One Road to the Electric
.Railway near Earlc Road station. The
'Board of Trade of the City sent a
copy of a Resolution—unanimously
passed at a meeting #n the 12th inst.
as follows:
Whereas, considerable areas of reserved lands are held by i'he Provincial Government in the direction of
Point Gray to the South West of the
City of Vancouver and ill the Municipality of South Vancouver, and,
Whereas it is understood that the Pro-
'vincial Government is contemplating
the construction of Roads in the said
District, and as it is for the best interests of this Province, and is most
undesirable that such lands Should
beconis alienated by passing, for
mere speculative purposes, into the
hands of others than bona fide settlers, and as there is a constantly increasing demand for small holdings
within easy reach of Vancouver. Be
it therefore resolved, that the Provincial Government be asked to in-
' elude in the estimates the sum of thirty tlhotisand dollars towards clearing
a portion of such lands and to put the
same on the market, pro ratr, as clear-
"ance if effected, in from 5 to 10 acre
blocks, on the improvement plan, and
on such easy terms of payment as will
induce an industrious class of settlers
to occupy same and bring them under
'cultivation.
Mr. McBride called the attention
of the Council to the fact that liis
claim for damages had not been settled and that the damage is continuing and adding a further claim of
$200.00 for damage this winter, and
'offered four different ways of settlement, and also informed t'lie Council
■that Mr. Parsons had withdrawn
from any litigation.
Mr. Grcgor wrote respecting the
Cemetery line and City cars, and in
respect to a water supply on Westminster Avenue.
Messrs. G. A. Stevens, R. Kerr
Houlgate and J. H. Uuwin asked for a
road to he built near Trout Lake to
the Victoria Road.
All the above letters were referred
'to the Board of Works.
Mr. McDonald asked for a loan of
$75.00, Mr. Earlc, $500.00. and Mr.
Mitchell, $700.00, all referred to the
Finance Committee, and the follow-
• tng were filed:
Mr. Claude Mill wrote respecting
telephones; The Burnaby Council respecting the united action of Richmond, Burnaby and South Vancouver
in opposing the City of Vancouver's
action for a reserve of tthe Seymour
■Creek   watershed.
Councillor Dickinson reported as
Chairman of the Board of Health that
the quarantine on Mr. Barraclough's
had been raised on Jan. '6th and also
recommended that the payment to Mr.
R. Burch of 6 dollars a month as relief be continued.
The Road Foreman Sheet showed
Accounts amounting as under for tlhe
nnonth:   Center  Street  $.14.85,   Ferris
Orders
for
Work
taken  at
Ihe Advocate
»>
2444 Westminster avenue.
Mt  PEASANT.
th; N. Neilson $68.r,o with; D. Mor
ris $70.00 "with; C.T.Harris $90.00
with; R. B. Armstrong $60.00 without.
ln the second ballot Mr. Gibson
.secured a majority and the election
was confirmed at $Ss.oo per month.
For Hock-crusher  Forcma-n:
E. Buckberry $65.00, J. McDonald
$75.00, T. J. George $100.00, J. M,
Gray $75.00, J. Keith $75.00, G. Morgan $05.00, G. Spring $100.00, G. 13.
Thompson $68.00, C. II. Walls $80.00,
M. Simpson $80.00. On motion of
Councillors L'ownsencJ and Burgess
tin si were laid over until adjourned
meeting on the 16th.
For  Road TaX Collector;
J. W. Rawlings, Thos Winters, R.
J. Anthony, J. Edgertou, J. J. Owens
all at 35 per cent commission, Mr.
Winters secured the ballot and the
election wns confirmed.
For Police; Thos Winters, J. J-
Owens, J. Edgertou, J. McGattcy and
P. Dubois. The first two were appointed.
On motion of Councillors Almas
and Burgess, Dr. Jeffs was appointed
as Medical Health Officer at S7...00
detaining fee per annum.
Moved bv Councillors Burgess and
Dickinson, thai owing to the increased work of llie Clerk this Council
raise his salary to $75.00 per month; I
carried unanimously.
The Committee appointed to meet
F. N. Glover, Esq. uml the B. C. E.
Railway Engineer, reported that satisfactory arrangeiiienis had been made
and lhat the Company will convey
the cater now running lengthways of
the Van Ness Road along the North
side -ii llie Railway and thence on a
sti light culvert, and they will move
the Collingwood station to the North
of the line and will put a steel span
across the Collingwood Road and
other minor matters.
Col Traccy interviewed the Couneil
in regard to opening up the Bodwell
Road, East of the present car terminus and sai-1 the new owners would
open several cross roads themselves if
this were done. This road was passed to be opened in the by-law.
Councillor Towiisend moved and
Councillor Burgess seconded; that
the Clerk and Chairman of Finance
Committee be instructed to purchase
a typewrited for the hall.
it was resolved 011 motion of Coun.
Dickinson and Coun. .Alma., thai the
Road Foreman shall have full power
to inspect all municipal work done by
contract and shall see that the same
is carried out according to the specifications ::itl shall report to the Chairman of tlie   Board of Works.
Recolved, that the Rtcvc and Councillors Meddler and Burgess'be a committee to act with the Land Committee appointed at Eburue with power
to appoint a deputation of two to wait
on the Provincial Government in regard to rhe Reserve and other matters
of interest to the Municipality.
It was resolved that the Council inspect the bridges and J. W. Rowlings
be engaged to assist the Councillors
in their various .wards.
Councillors Almas and Dickinson
were asked to took ovei tlie Grant
and Kerr roads and the Westminster
Road  near Mr.   Clens'.
The Reeve and Councillors Burgess
and Dickinson were appointed a committee to confer with the City Board
ni Works on Tuesday next in connection with the Boundary Roads between the two municipalities.
renders are to be called for filling
the Bodwell Road; same to state a
lump sum and also price per yard.
Tenders were also called for Ihc
opening of the Bodwell Road to the
Knight Road, and Ontario Street to
the Bodwell Road.
The Temporary Loan- By-law to enable the Corporation lo borrow for
general expenses till the taxes came
in was finally passed and sealed, ancl
also the Indemnity By-law was reconsidered and signed.
The Council adjourned till Monday.
February 26th, when the Council will
sit as a Court of Revision of the Assessment Roll, nt 10 o'clock. As then
are only eight noticea "! appeal the
adjourned meeting will be at about
11   o'clock.
-  S. T. Wallace
Westminster avenue &
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" THE NEW STORE |
Wo aro located lu our New Store, 2888 with a complete line of Staple      K
aneWnuoy Groceries nt lowest prices. t
GENT'S  FURNISHINGS
Wo have also ndded a lino of Dollars, Ties,  Underwear,  Shirts, Sox,
Overalls, etc., whioh we will be pleased to huvo you call and iuspeet.
OUR MOTTO: Good Goods at lowest price.
LOCAL ITEMS.
Mr. H. 11. Weir of Urillia, is a guest
of Mr. nud Mrs. ,T. Coulter, Westminster
aveuue.
Mrs. Fnirbairn returned on AVednos-
duy from a visit to Seattle, whilo there
she was the guest of Mrs. Dunlop nud
of Mrs. (dipt.) Worth.
Is Issued
"Improper and Extravagant Manage
mint of a number of Canadian Lifo
Insurance Companies," is tne title of a
pamphlet by J. ,T. Harpell, 15 Classic
avenue, Toronto, Out. Anyone interested in tho subject should sond for a
copy.
A number of citizens of South Vancouver woro in attendance at tho first
i regnlar mooting of tho new Council on
Snturdny Inst. Tho Council lias ox-
pressed n desire to havo the ratepayers
attend nnd take nn interest in tho
meetings.
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Telephone Numbers of  Local Ministers.
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When "f°'s autumn comes.women.worn
out by the burdens of motherhood, yet-
shrink from thai, second "chango nf life"
which will hunish these burdi its forever.
Thoy four a change In form. In feature, In
personal nttrae-
tl Von ois, Such
It ara are largely
warranted by ihu
effects whi.-h this
chango produces tn
many women. But
•in woman need lot
those fours trot hor.
Thus i who have
used iii. Ptorce's
"( Pavorlte Prescription do not snlier
from the chango
of life cither In
[ace, form nr feelings as do other
women, This fact
duo to the intimate connection
of the gonoral
health   with   tho
peculiarly feminine.
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Junction of Westminster Roml and Avo.
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New Styles in fabrics and designs.
Lustres, Poplins,
Cruin's Prints,
Ginghams,
Muslins.
Standard Goods.   Prices compete
With any houso in tho city.
W. W. Herfclev
Royal Hank ok Canada Bitii.uinu
Oornor Seventh and Westminster
Avennes, Mt. Pleasant.
OBITUARY.
Tlie funeral of  the  Into  Mrs. Mary
Rowling took   place   ut   2:80 p.m.,   on
Saturday tho 17th, from   her   late residence "Truro Farm," Rivor road, South
Vancouver      The   largo   cortege    and
number of frieuds at thehouse evidenced
the high ostoein and affection, iu wliioii
the deceased was held.   Many friends
from Ih - city met ihe 1'itnornl procession
ut   Moilutain  View   Cemetery,  whero
the Interment   took  placo.   Rev.   Dr.
Rob. en performed tho last sail and impressive services; Rov. Dr. Robsou wns
a personal frlond*of liie deceased.    The
lute  Mrs.   Rowling  wns  n  native  Of
Dorsetshire, England, was 7'.'- junrs of
aye, uud hud resided here since HiiiO.
when Bho joined ber hnsbaud the late
J. W. Rowling tllbu a Corporal iu the
Royal Engineers on the North Auierioau
Boundary Commission and in charge of
the Store fur Royal Engineers.   Three
sons,   ii.   8    Rowliu;.,   Truro   Furnij
'.!. W.   Uowliugs,   River road;   W. 11
I Ivii. Hug, i lr iu Ivic.v nml two daughters
I Mrs. P lyric , liurunbj »i d Mi s Iv .1.
' B i. ling, Truro Farm;ere left tu uionru
! a niut'/.or's lu.-.-   A: tt is only  teu weeks
ii. the ugi il .- tiier I'M taken the grief
nil inbly deep tor the surviving ohildron.
beat,   wi re  '. ei si's. ' i'eo. \V. |
.',    Ellison,   S   Mil li II,   v.,
I in I. um ugoincntt!    were
II Aruistn i .: '.- Utl .tarda.
Aii Interesting Debate.
The Men's Debating Socioty of St.
Miclinel's Ohnroh hold a spirited debate
Monday evening on "Resolved, that
Ciliuulii should be Independent," Mr.
Wm. O'Dell, loader for the affirmative,
idvaucod some stroug arguments in
favor of Independence,, such ns, freedom
in regulating immigration, liberty of
notion in treaty making aud handling
questions of arbitration, nud gave a
few instances of England's lack of
attention to aconrtng closer trado relations with Canada. Mr. .1. Moyles,
leader for the negative side, maintained
that Canada had a freo baud iu the
regulation of immigration; as for treaty
making and questions of arbitration
Cauada would bo'helpless to accomplish
an object involved, citing Panama,
Hawaii und Philippine Islands as proof;
in preferential trudo relations wo have
tho advantage of preference in Empire
Mr. Bowers, for the affirmative, claimed Canada hail uo preference in trade
relations with England or' any of tlio
Colonies, and Quoted the results of the
rocont elections in Great Britiau ns u
proof that preferential tnrilt' was a
doud issue, and irom a trado standpoint
Canada gained nothing by being depend:
cut upou Euglnnd; with regard to immigration he was possitivo that the
poorest came to Cauada whilo those
with niouey went to the States; tho
people in England and other nut Urns
thought little of Cauada beoau_. of its
being a colony and uot a nation. Mr. A.
Sykcs, who closed the negative side,
contended that independence would
mean tho uuiintcuiiiice of an army,
navy und consular service, whicll would
mean burdensome taxation, consequent
ly the country would lose credit and no
capital would bo invested iu its development. Mr. O'Dell, iu closing tho
debate, cited the Wnr of 1H12 as proof
that Cauada could tuke caro of herself
if independent, and that ihe recent
prononucomi'iit in Britiau agaiust preferential tariff wns also proof of the
fitlaey of tho advantage of preferential
trade within the Empire. The jiuh.es,
Messrs. G. Bonlt, B. Moyles and R. S
CuDimings, brought in a verdict iu
favor of the negative. This was the
first time tiueo tho Society bus been
organized that the negative side wou.
Rov. U. 1-1. Wilson made a speech on
the future greatness of Canada. Aftor
the debuto refreshments were Bervea,
aud tho youug men sat around n big
round table enjoy-iug tho {pleasures of
conversation for a couplo of hours.
Messrs, Armstrong & Edwards,
Undertakers, hnve received two expensive funeral curs and a servico wagon.
The cars wero built by A. B. Greer,
London, Out , nceording to designs
furnished by tho firm. The bluck car
was shown at tho Toronto Exhibition,
has ton massive columns and is heavily
oni". oil; the lumps of 'silver nre elegant.
The whito cor though less elaborate is
of a beautiful design nud,. has ton
ooluinns and silver lamps. 'The service
wagon in also of fiuu workmanship.
Nothing as fine in this line has over
been shipped West before.
The February number of the "Western
Canada Contractor and Builders'
Gnzetto," published at Winnipeg, is
juBtJto baud, and n complete list is given
of ovor 8S6.0OO.O00 worth of buildings
to fro up in the North-West nud Western
Canada during 11)06. This doos not
include nny railroad work, for which
S 7.550 000 will be spent in tho West
this year. Tho above journal will nlso
issno n specially attractive edition to
Inaugurate the opening of the bnildiug
season in April.
THE ADVOCATE
in the interest
j of Mt. Pleasant
     & South Vancouver.
"The Advocato" gives all tho Local News of Mi,. Pleasaut from
week to week for $1 00 per year; six months GOo. An Interesting
Serial Story is always kept rulining; tho selections in Woman's
Realm will always be found full Interest to up-to-date women; tho
miscellaneous items tiro always bright, entertaining and Suspiring
Now arrivals ou Mt. Pleasant will beeomo ruedilv informed of the
community and more quickly interested iu local hnpponings if
fhey subscribe to "The Advocato," '"
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Mt. Pleasant Lodges.
t. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodgo No. 10 meots evory
Tuesday at 8 p, m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster aveuuo,   Mt. Ploasaut.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Nom.i! Grand—G. W. Jtimioson.
R i.ooiu.ING Secrktary—Frank
Trimble,oor. Ninth ave. & Wostmiu'r rd.
I. O. F.
Court Vaucouvor Mas, Independent
Order of Foresters moots 2d and 4th
Mondays of eaoh month at 8 p.m., In
Oddfellows' Hull.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Ohief Ranokh—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Orohnn,
3M Princess street, Oity,
Financial Sbor_ta_t—J.B.A bernethy
Address: Cure 2S18 Westminster avenue
LADIES OF THE  MACCABEES.
Aloxandrn Hivo No. 7, holds regoh*.
Review Ud and 4th Mondays of enelt
month in Knights of Pythins Hall
Westminster uveune.
Visiting Ladies nlwnys welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipiece,
'ii, Tenth nveuue, east.
Lndy Record Keeper—M.ts. J. Martin,
Niuth avenue.
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSE1.
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Couneil, No. 21 Ia, meet
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, iu I. O. O. F., Hall, West
minster avenue.
Sojourning Friends nlways welcome
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
2228 Wesliiiin .leriivenut:.  Tel. 700.
& ***.»w»ws**?m.*?m*m!r**?p.s*.*^.*y^***a^^^
fit. Pleasant FEED STORE
Vernon Brothers
Huy, Grain, Flour nud Seeds.
Ronnie's Seeds,
Stock aud Poultry Foods.
22-11 Westminster ave.,     Ml. Pleasant.
tit. Pleasant Nail. (Postofflee.)
Mail arrives oaily at 11 a.in., 1:80 uud
o:!.0 p. ui. Mull leaves tho Postolfiee at
the Mime hours,
ECHOES   OF   THE   WEEK.
The qncston of :t bonus to industries
coming to this city is before the public
this week, anil the general opinion
seems to be that tho time has gone by
when it is necessary to niter auy inducement to :v bona ildo indnBtry wishing to
locate here.
Tho Sabbath Observance Society arc
beginning nt tlio wrong end. A large
mnjority of tho peoplo are anxious to
soo tho Lord's Dny kept as it should bo,
at tho same time all sorts and conditions
of non-observers should bo treated alike
mul nt the same time.
Tlio lesson taught by tho Vulenc.in
and Galium disasters calls for drastic
notion to be taken iu ordor to safeguard
the lives of passengers by water, and up
to iho present, uo real effort has been
made to do this.
Advertising in the Ensteru papers for
oarpenters to como to tnis oity, will
injure the people who seek to benefit
by such miserable work. Thoro are
more enrpenters hero now thnn there is
work for, avd unemployed men do not
benefit anyone
—OBSERVER.
■■.''.«<t<i<&-t's>344-a*<!*m«*'4'**e«-*'-t«>ii
riuir's BREAD
lie
is
<4-
The ADVOl -.TE is nlways glnd lo receive!
i.enis of social, personal or other now s|
from its rentiers.    Send  uews items to
tne uiiiee or <>_> telephone, BUOfi,
and the
CHEAPEST
24 Loaves for $ I cash.
Tho flour from tho 1908 crop is
now on the market, and with our
modem machinery we cun sell
yon    BROAD    BETTER    AND
CHEAPER than you cau make
it.
MUIR'S BA5.ERY
'Phone 448.
S.-4*4-4-4mej4-'l***a'e4-S£-HJ<444*
£ Everyone knows that for anything
J to become known, it must be talked
2 about. For an article to become
£ popular its virtue must be made the
o} subject of a public aniioiincei,,,..,
J5* That is advertising! Consequently
i^ if the survival of the fittest applies
g to business principles as well as it
docs to other walks of life, the better tlie advertising—the better the
publicity—the     better      the     results
I
—IN THE-
vocate
pilllllciiy — mi;       uiuti         un        no..._... — _._*__,     __,    . .y
Good  results  mean    good    business, 5j e-JS?;^*. KJ&*?<_i ************ s[
and   good   business     is     what   every « &_&**&!&*& ' )>
merchant advertises_ for._    It  he  did ^ _F,^J_B„&'_fi,^-A !>
not wish to excel in his particular
line, be would not lake the trouble
to write an advertisement, much
more pay for the costly newspaper
and magazine space.—British Advertiser.
t$*tjfc****y*t*s
$81$****$*
$*******
Of*?**?.**************^^
TIMBER IJCENiJES.
Advertize tn I lie "Advooate."
sr-j-;<i<^^*'s_r<_Ss_-o-*<.is-i*si4'4^K<i«
I he
i i\
[Ml
-4>
1 t
uiig feoplcs Societies.
lienlt.li of tin organ .
Hy prosorvlug the hoalih of
cans, and relloving tho system frum the
debilitating drains, ulcers and Inflammations wliich sap Its health, "favorite
Proscription" paves tho way fnr this
naturul chango to come In Nature's way,
without tho loss of capacity "to pIoOM
others or personal Inability to enjoy lifo.
" Your 'l'-avorliii PresortDtlon' brought me
•afcly through Unit dilllciilt period, called
'c.liutiffo of life,'"writes Mrs, Mars Ensmin-
Brr, of :w. K. Ankuiiy Bt,, Portland, Oregon,
"fills clinnyc made tl very llluili'ie-nut disturbance thruufrh iny entire system. I had
hot nniicei'l (lushes, sick headaches, became
e.citr.l, riusiniiiid, nervous and Irritable.
My appetite was Ittful nnd for days 1 was
untilile tin-fit a tali- meal. My aunt recommended me ie try in-. Pierce's Favorite Prescription anil It uiadii a meat chain.,! for tho
bolter. Wtlliln twn weeks the unnleasanfc
feollng* had dlsappoarod. I have a husband
autl ciiriit children eo have the caro of a I a urn
family hm wns h1,|h io niii-inl to my household duties ivlliniiit any dinlcully and passed
the period without any more tmulile. 1 can
ftcoxnmond your 'Favorite l'rcscrliitluii' as
a uriind medicine fur women,"
Yon may be willing that somebody else
shall sny tlmt, their baby is"just asgnod"
as yours, but ynu don't want that baby
substituted for yours. Lot dealers sny
what they llltu about other medicines
heing "just ns good "but don't let thom
siilwliluto anvthliiK lor "Favorite I'rr
u.iiy_ii.u."   Uisi-b-ulutely uuetiualud,
-■   a D_.
Loyal Workers of Christian Eiideavm
meet al IB minutes tu .', ever,-'
evening iu  Adveut Christian
Seveuth avenue, ut ur vVo, t ui'i
Mt >:'i..vY.
l_pwiirth   League of   .v.i.
.,':-. lo,-iisi (lliiti'c.h iiii .is al ti I
li. Y. P. ('.. mee.is   in   Ml.
il.iiiiist Church al s p. iu.
'. Uv'DAY.
Tin- V. P. S. 0. 13,, meets at 8 p. m
in 7\)t. Plensasapl Presbyterian Church
Sumli v
i Ihnroli,
' nve.
I'h-ii'in.t
J •!■,
All
Ttlslniv In the education of
purchaser of tha merits of dlfle
ihut vvhli li ml ;•■- to his comfort nnd
eonsunior. It lnforn,is Iho pr
good? nii-l  lnint;s hiin  Into I"
[lei live
^^^^^^^^^^_ h
pllfles his happiness.
• if; Auvoojltb is tbo lii.-t- ndvortising
medium whero 11 circulates.  Toi, B1406
DO IT NOW!—11 nnt alror.dy n 9uli.
eribcr lo "The Advociito" become nuu
.o.'..   Only .'! for 18 hi on ths,
„JP 3use
Tho Big Bargain i 'ry (toods Btore of li. 0
2Mu v /
Now on of
HJt€ $25J
-$$$-£#*$$•$• ns>v noons
THE BLOCK WE NOW OCCUPY   HAS   BEEN  HOLD to the
Rovae Bank of Canada.   We will move as soou ns our New
Ttlndcrii Store is completed,  uow being built on Hnstiugs stroet,
east, between Columbia find Westminster avenne,
We are organized for s Bui Risn anil invito vou to COME.
BALE PRICKS GENUINE and to ho depended on.
Ml-in., Striped l'liinnelette worth IOo for Bo per ynrd.
■lo-iii., White Lawn worth lu^c for s'L.o por yard.
Sateens, I'ssurleil colors, worth lBo for 7'ac n yard.
840 yds Eml'ioitlei'V, worth 10fl for 'i '._c per ynrd.
■Unbleached Sheeting, '1 yds wide, worth 80c for lBo per yard.
White Shooting, worth 8Ba for 80o per ynrd,
Ladles' Bluck Col tun Stockings, il prs for 8So.
J. Horner,
4&Q Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Libi-ary.
NOTICE is hereby given that, CO
duys after date, I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the
following described hind situated on
Skeona River.
Commencing at it stake placed at the
Southeast Coruer of A. E. Johnson's
Locution, thence 80 chains Worth,
Ibouco 40 ohains East, thence SO chains
South, thence 41) cbnius West to placo
of commoncoment; containing 1120 acres
more or loss.
J. It. SEYMOUR;
GEOROE DAVIS, Locator.
Por A. IS. JOHNSON, Agent.
Dated Dec. 8th, 1905. jan20
NOTICE is hereby given tlmt, 60
days utter date, I iutenil to apply lo the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the
following described lnnd, situated ou
Skecua River:—
Commencing at a stuko placed at tho
Southwest- Corner of Pony Moutli Preemption and marked 11. Fleviu
Initial Post, theuee 40 chains North,
thenoe 40 ohaius West, thence 40 chains
South, thence40 chains to the point of
commencement; containing 100 acres
more or less.
HELEN FLEVIN, Locator.
Per A. E. JHONSON, Agent.
Dated Dec. 8th. 1005. jau'-_0
NOTICE is hereby givon that, 60
dnys alter date, I intend' to apply lo
the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to purchase
the following described laud, situated
ou Skecua Rivor;—
Cointnoncing at a stake placed at the
Southeast Corner of Pony Mouth Pre-
emtlou and marked A.E.I., Initial Post,
theuoe so ohains North, theuee -io chains
East, thence 80 ohaius South,  thence 40
chains West to place of eimimoncouieut;
containing 880 aores more or loss
A. E. JOHNSON, Locator.
Dated Doc. 81li, I'M'o. jau20
E. & J. HARDV & CO.
Compant,  Financial,  Press and
advki.tisi.hs' Agents.
BO Fleet St., London, E. O,  England
Cnllininl Business n Specialty.
CORRECT ENGLISH,
HOW TO USE IT.
A Monthly Magazine  devoted to the j
Uso of English.    Josephine Turok
Baker, Editor. <*$ ,
ijtl a year; 10c tor Sample Copy.   Ageuts i
Wauted.   Evanston, 111., U. S. A.
Partial Contents for this Mouth.—
Course in English for the Beginner ;£|
course in English for the Advanced/
_m,-v11      _-____n to I,,f.v„ui-ii .!«,,.'_   Vnmlin-
lury. The Art of Conversation, Should. J
nud Would: how to use thom. Pronuii-
elation. Oorreot English in the Home.
Correct English in the School. Business English for the Business Mau.
Studies in English Literature.
THE ADVOCATE
is only $1.00 a year,
50c for 0 months,
_!5c for 8 mouths.
50  YEARS'
EXPERIENCE
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights &c.
Anv,.nc fleiuUtlff n Hkctch nnd di'scrlptlon may
nnieiiiy ttgoertaln '-ur opinion fmo weatber an
Invention Is probably patentable.   Cennuunl.*-
Oet your vork done nt tho
Glasgow Barber Shop
i doors from   Hotel
Frank Uhdbhwood, Proprietor.
BKTHS—Ruth room fitted with Porcelain     Hath    Ten    and   nil   modern
conveniences. i
Advocate $1
for 12 Months
nnlcltly
illV'.nMnu ia jnuimmv raiaiiuiiiin   vuiutuumwr
tlotiBStrlatlroonfldoDUol* llai.d.KiokcM Ptuenta
BOQt frOO. Olfle.U alienor for8(;curlii(rputenl*.
PntontH Iiikcn  tnrmiirh Munu & Co. rocelva
special notice, without fliarmi, in Uie
Sclent"     	
A hiintlMiiiiH-iy Illustrated weekly. Lnrtrwt clr»
eiilatl.'ii of any BctunUUg jmiriml. Termi. 93 a
ytv» | four m.mi.is. $U  bol-iliynll ncwutlcnlcra.
TOfUCo.36'8'0^''New York
Unmet, Ollioi. Iii. I,- St., WashlDKlon, D. C.
DO IT NOW!
SUBSCRIBE    to    your    Local
Pnper  NOW!
Don't lm  n   Borrower of a
paper wbicli only costs $1.00 a
yeur.
ROB MURE
Dress & Jacket Cutting and Fitting,^
Mas. Davip. while  abroad was  suo- L
eossi'til in receiving uFirsI cluss Diplomat
from the Rodmure Dross Cutting  Asso- M
ciutinn, Glasgow. A
She will tuke classes for lenrning this 1
system. For information call nt ~lfi!tfl
Second avonuo, Fairview, 9
Ustchen
Tho kitclion is tho housowifo's prido. Sho demands that it be up-to-
date. This means that it must bo equipped with Gas aud GaB
Appliances.
Kitchen drudgery is changed to pleasuroablo work if gus fuel is available! Instead of ooal and wood.
The time saved by the nso of gns enables tho housewife to have some
recreation. Tho 'lighter meals can bo prepared in loss than IS
minutes by the gns method.
Cull und make enquiries'or drop us a card and our representative will
cull at your rosidonco.
Vancouver Gas Company.

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