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 Flint's Sarsaparilla
MA     W/    Mount Pleasant
•  /■*_. ; VV • Branch.
Mt. Pleasant Postoffice in connectoin.
1 Mt. Pleasant Ad vocat^
! Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.      ' ^      £pp p_- '
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Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 315.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   C,
fpT~ Subscribers .. are requested to
report any carelessness in the delivory
of "The Advocate."
Changes for advertisements sbonld be
in before Thursday noon to Insure their
publication. /
liocal Items.
The McCuaig Auction and Commission Co., Ltd., next to Carueigu Library,
Hastings street, buy JVuituro for Cash,
Conduct Auction - Sales aud handle.
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Tbe Annual Meeting of the Mt. Pleasant Intermediate Maple Leaf Lacrosse
Club will be held on Tuesday evening,
the 36th, at No. 3 Fire Hall. The re-
port of officers for tho past year, election
of .officers and deciding on future plans
for the club'will be the chief business of
the meeting. "**'"V .,
—Do uot fail to attond tho best
Concert of-tbe season at Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church, Easter Monday evening.
— :o: —
The last Assembly of tho Eureka
Club was held on Thursday eveuiug in
Oddfellows' Hall. The attendance was
large, the musio good and the floor in
fine condition for dancing. No pains
were spmwi to make the closing dance
a tuiccss. The ladies furnished a very
dainty and excellent supper.
New Spring Goods at Mrs. Merk
ley's. Table Linen, Flannelettes and
Prints in latest designs, of best quality.,:
.:■','■ (Ol '<—
As a result of Ma-Hug at the corner
qf Elcvouth aud Westmiuster avenues
"on Thursday and Friday, some large
and heavy rocks huve beeu curried
through tha air and dropped two blocks
away. No one, fortituately, has been
We have tbo very cream of the best
Canadian and American designs line,
makes iu the Spring and Summer stylet
of .Sues for Meu, Wound, Misses and
Ghilare-i  R MILLS, 18 Cordova .tree!
The impressive and solemn sarrauicni
of Confirmation took place ou Suuday
evening last in St. Michael's Church, a
Very large congregation being present,
beurhei! aud chairs having to bo placed
iu the aisles to accomodate tho crowd.
The fullowiug caudidates were presented to the Bishop: Nellie Urqnhart,
Funny Pugh, Emily Elliott. Mary E.
Towler, Margaret R. Edgerton. Nettie
Pnrkiugtou, Bessie L. Prior, Edith
S. Timms, Vivian R. Timms, E. J.
Braudrith, Arthur Sykc., Arthur W.
Hicks. John R. Waite, A. J. Moyles,
O. H. Arnold.
Anniversary Concert and Tea, in con
nectiou with Mt. Pleasant Methodisl
Church, Easter Monday evening. Ten
in Mason's Hall from 6 to 8p in.
Concert In church at 8:15. Tickets 50c,
to be had at Drug Store aud Andrews
Brothers grocery.
The formal opening of tho Museum
by the Art, Historical aud Scientific
Association occurred on Wednesday
evening in the Society's rooms, third
floor of Caruogie Library. Aoting
j' Mayor Bethuue occupied the ohair, aud
declared the Musem opeu. His Houor
Judge Heudorson gave an account of
the Association's work, from 1894 when
the first meeting was called by Capt.
and Mrs. Mellon Other speakers were
Mr. A. H B. Maegown, M. P. P., Col.
Dudley, U. S. Consul; Capt. Mellou,
Mr. Keith, Mr. Deaus aud the Secretary,
Mr. H. J. DcForrest. The collection of
exhibits is most creditable to the Association, and the artistio arrangement
tbe work of Mr. DeForrest. Highiield's
Orchestra was in attendance, and vory
excellent refreshments wero sorved.
About one hundred guests were present.
The Museum is uow open to the public.
Anniversary Concert.
On Monday avoning, April 24th, the
' Anniversary Concert aud Tea, in connection with Mt. Pleasant Methodisl
Church Anniversary Services, will be
Tea will bo served in Mason's Hall
from 6 to 8 p. m.
At 8:15 in tbe church a grand Concert
will be given. Mrs. Edmunds of
Seattle, who took tho soprano parts at
the "Croutiou" will sing. MifB Crys-
dalo, Vancouver's leading piauistc, and
Miss Money late of London, Eng., will
take part. The "Creation" Chorus
assisted by a largo Orchostra will also
be present
Crawford.—Borti to Mr. and Mrs.
J. Crawford, Niuth avonuo, April 13th,
a, daughter.
Advertise in "The Advocate.'
••_____»••_■_ sa_____a_Bi>
OUR REPUTATION as Painless Dentists is shown by tho daily
increase in our practice.   We have gained a world-wide reputation with our discovery, which, when applied to the gums,
teeth cau be extracted absolutely painless.
Onr patients are so plt'ftBed with the results that they not only tell
their friends, but personally bring thom to our parlors that they
may receive the sume treatment. Iu thi. way, together with the
highest-class dentistry, done by our Specialists, onr practice has
gradually increased till we are second to uoue in practice.
By the use of our Double Adhesivo Suctiou Chamber we are able to
fit the most difficult casts. Where otber Dentists Fail We Meet
Wijli Success. If your teeth drop when you try to'cat with them,
or if you are afraid of them striking the pavement when you sneeze,
there is something wrong; they do not fit. Our Double Adhesive
Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty and is Our OwnJInveu-
tiou aud can not be used by others
Gold Crown, Gold Filling, Bridge Work and all other Dental Work
doue, painless, and by Specialists and guaranteed for 10 years.
147 Hastings St., E.
Opposite the Carnegie Library.
Offico Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. in.
B. C.
•Telephone 1666
Sundays 9 a. in., to 2 p. m.
—Mrs. Edmonds of Seattle, tho lead
iug Soprai.o of the Northwest, will sing
at Concert in  Mt.   Pleasant Methodist
Church on Easter Monday evening.
At tbe last meetiug of the Daughters
of the King of St, Michael's Church
teu new members received their crosses.
The Order uow numbers thirty-five.
Minorca Eggs and Chicks for sale at
2921 Scott stroet.
Several candidates will be initiated at
the regular session of Court Vancouver
ou Monday evening, the 24th.
Brigadier-General, M.J. Crehun and hit
brigade of Roynl Foresters will be present tu full uniform, to escort the caudidates through the dangers of tho forest.
Every member of (he brigade is a professional w hen it come to drill and
parade, some beiug South African
nemos and others members uf militia
companies. The session of the Court
promises to be lurgely attended by
I. O. F., members.
The Concert to be held in Oddfellows'
Hall ou Thursday eveuiug, April 2.th,
promises to be a most meritorious euter-
taiuinent nud worthy of generous
The Advocate is always glud to receive
terns of social, personal or otlier uews
from its readers. Seud news items to
t .e office or by telephone, B1406.
Vancouver Hive No 2, L. O. T. M.,
gave a very enjoyable Couourt and
Social in O'Brien's Hall ou Thnrsday
eveuiug. There were muny visitors
from other Hives. Lady Commander,
Mrs. M. Rue and tho other officers made
the visitors most welcome.
—Miss Crysdale, pianiste, and Miss
Money, violinist, nt Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Monday evening.
Dr. T Gloudou Moody of the New
York Dental Parlors, accompanied by
Mrs. Moody, went ovor to Victoria "this
week for a short visit to his parents.
the Spring and Summer stylos for Meu,
Women, Misses and Children, we have
opened up. Reuiembor the "Watchword" of this store—satisfaction or
your inonoy refunded. R, MILLS,
the Shoe-mnn,  18  Cordova! sroet.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell of
Eighth avenue, iu so far recovered from
au attack of scarlet fever tlie quarantine
has been removed from the home.
Rev. A, W. MoLeod arrived from
Seattle today, from attending a Convention of Washington and British
Columbia Baptists.
—The "Creation" Chorus, assisted by
au Orchestra will be at Mt. Pleasaut
Methodist Church, Easter Monday eveuing.
 :o:   '
Mrs. Curtis aud Mrs. Poore, of
Eleveuth avenue, returned on Friday
last from a four months absence in
Southern California.
Mr. Roland Burnett of thirteenth
avenue, returned homo Sitnrday last
from a two weeks sojourn in Seattle.
Miss L. Copeland, teacher at Lund,
arrived home Thursday to speud the
Enster vacation.
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Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Peaco have moved
into their new home on Eighth avenue.
 — :o:	
Mr.MeMnllen and family have moved
iuto thoir new home on Eighth, avenue.
A Grand Concert will be given Thursday, April 27th, in Oddfellows' Hall.
Vocalists: Miss M. Ross, Miss G. Wood,
Mr. J. Pringle and Mr A. H. Kendall.
Admission 50 aud 25 cents.
Owing to some financial difficulties
the School Trustees of Colliugwood, a
district in South Vanconver on the
B. O. Electric interurban line near
Central Park, resigned iu a body on
Monday eveuing. The resignations
were resolved on at a public meeting
which endorsed the actiou of the
Trustees. The Trustees whe resigned
were Messrs. Jas Nelson, Win. Stones
and Wm. Barclay. The trouble arose
from the fact that no provision hnd
been made for a janitor The resignations were given a political significance
by tlie afternoon dailies, saying it was
done in protest of the uew School Act,
hut rs the Act will not come into oppera-
tiou for another nine months it conld
hardly be tbe cause of the resignations
at this time.
Any mi" wanting Blankets Washed
good autl clean, address A. B., "Advooate" Office.
Easter Anniversary Services on
Sunday. The Rev. G. W. Dean of Victoria, will preach at both services. The
Choir will render special Easter music.
At the Sabbath School the uewly appointed Suuday Sohool Officers will be
ind noted.
Anniversary Concert and Tea od
Monday:—seo announcement elsewhere.
The objectof the Anniversary Services.
Concert and Tea is to raise sufficieut
funds to pay off the present indebtedness upon thb church auiotmtiug to
about *700.00.
Ginghams and Chambrays at 15c.
per yard, same as are advertised by
other firms at 18c. per yard, at Mrs.
Mt. Pleasant residents on Niuth and
Seventh avenues, realized the incou-
veuience of no police officer on Sunday
afternoon last. Two Hindoos, very
much under the influence of intoxicants
mndo considerable disturbance and a
number of youths added to the disorder
by teasing tho men Surely it is time
Mt. Pleasant was awarded better police
servico, and tho Council have had the
matter brought before them repeatedly,
but no actiou has yet beeu taken to
provide the Hill with increased protection.
Go to Mrs. Merkley's for your embroideries and laces. Only best
Prints   and   Staple   Dry  Goods  sold.
The Epworth Sunday School will bold
a Concert on Friday, April 28th, commencing at 8 p. m. A very good program is being arranged. Proceeds to bo
applied to the school expenses Admission 25 and 10 cents.
Attention is called to the advertisement of J. Horner's Argyle House in
this issue. Genuino bargains are listed
in their ad. **""
Tho Ball to bo held in Pender Street
Hall on Tuesday next under the auspices of the Victorian Ordor of Nurses
is iu a deserving cause and should be
liberally patronized. Tickets for gentlemen can be had for $2, ladies $1.50.
At the regular meeting of Mt. Pleasant Lodge, L. O. L., No. 1842, an enter-
taing program nf songs, recitations and
insi runicnlal music will be given during
the eveuing.
The City Grocery  de.ivers grocerios
avory day ou Mt. Pleasant;   'phone 280
Sati -OfAT,
 ^»u_- ,      «£****=
Arcade or Granvhie btreet
For Light Lunch
laked Apples—like home—with Pure Cream. Gentile Boston Baked Beans. Open from 7:80 a. m;, to
p. in.  Suuday from 9 a. ra.   to 13 p. m"
APRIL 22nd,    1905.
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 8.
iv .M_
Keep Out the Flies!
SCREEN DOORS and WINDOWS Just arrived.
When wo ordered these goods we were thinking of you and just
what you would like. We feel suro you will not bo disappointed
wheu you see onr stock. It will pay yon to place your order early
while the stock is complete.
A  full  line  of Lawn Mowers  at  the best possible  price.
J. A. FLETT, m-
STQRE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Just Arrived PURE
Ontario Maple Syrup
40c per quart.   We guarantee this to be Pure Eastern Syrup.    ThoBe who had
our Maple Syrup last year will remember the Quality.   It is as good this year.
Fancy  Mixed Biscuits,  [fresh],  direct  from the factory,
2   pounds  for  25c   A^^^t^t^*f,tAtJfaa^mia^»A\
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
Cor. Ninth Ave
Central Heat flarket
& Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from nil parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. FTAkNroi_,Rb,e
The Genuine
we are selling is going like "hct cakes."
Get in your orders.
Pre-sH-Every Morning
Lettuce, Green Onions,   Radish, Spinach, Rhubarb,
Cauliflower, Celery.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt.Pleasant. Tel. 1360
Special Lines of White Wear
J^Jjti^Si at less than  Manufacturers' prices. •J^tJjb.Jjb
LADIES' Chemises, Drawers, Corset Covers, Gowus aud Skirts, made
and trimmed in a variety of 6tyles; worth up to $ 1.00, your choice 50c eaoh.
Wo have just put into stock a very handsome lot of LADIES' SILK
BLOUSES iucludiug all the latelest stylus at $2.25, $2.50, (3.00, $3 50,
|4 00, $4.50 and $5.00 ench. • '• ' "       '
DRESS GOODS aud SILKS is now complete for Spring 19J5.
(Agents for McCall Patterns )
ADOCC _»«_•  CCs     *0'** and ™ Cordova St.
•   IvV/sJsJ -IV  VV., Telephone 574. d
i^-V^*V-V%."W*V%^^-*4- %V*A%%**_V*W*t-V\l%%^»\Vs)
Peter's Boot and
Shoe Store PSSLi.
A Good Stock, of
nlwnys   on hand.
Our Own Handmade
Boots and Shoes are
second to none in the
Repairing a Specialty.
2450 Westminster avenue.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and A"'"ial Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,  Bcefscrnps, Etc.
SI/CITH  Corner    NINTH nvinu.   A
Telephone   1118 7.
Full Line of Fancy and Staple
Prices to compare with any.
Cor. Westminster ave., & Dufferin St.
I   Fresh Bread  |
I   and Cakes *
Mt. Pennant Bakery, Niuth Ave. I
l.olweeil Wwim'i. Ave.."; Wintm'r. ltd. |
Local Advertising 10c it line each issue
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per month.
Noticcn for Church and Society Entertainments, Leoturoe, etc.,   where
will bo charged for,
All   AdvertiHcmeulK ure   run regularly
and charged for until .oidercd they
bo discontinued.
TrnuBient   Advcrtizers   must   pay   in
Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published free of charge.
And the Amount Proposed to be Spent
In Various Wards.
In view of the discussion regarding
the expenditure under the contemplated
Street Improvement By-law, it may not
be amiss to state the assessment of the
various wards and the amount It Is Intended to spend ln each. The assessment
for the current year In each ward Is as
Improve-      Real
Ward. ments.       Estate.      Total
One $1,670,000   $3,013,000,   $4,688,000
Two 2,022.000     6,330,000     7,.52,0tt0
Three ....     726,000     _,DG1,000     3,187,00.9
Four   ..    ..     826,000     2,870,000     3,716,000
Five      25.,000     1,073,000     1,377,000
Six      275,000     1,477,000     1,762,000
This makes a grand total of $22,0.12,0.0,
and It must be borne ln mind that I
provements are only put down at half
value.   •
The amount proposed to be expended
In the various wards Is aa follows:
Ward One $67,534
Ward Two 19,960
Ward Three 49,470
Ward Four 53,853
Ward Five 61,300
Ward Six 49.600
The following money by-laws have
been Introduced Into the Council, their
amounts anil objects bein.. as under:
For Street Improvements, $350,000,
apportioned to different wards as act
out in report of Board of Works.
For Improvements nt English Bay,
For Old  Men's Home,  $10,000.
For Firo and Police purposes, as
follows: New No. 1 flrehall, $20,000;
lots at corner of Cordova Street East
and Oore Avenue, adjoining Police
Station, two purchases. $3,900 nnd
$6,600; fire engines, $15,000; overdraft on construction of new gaol:
$11.000—total, $59,600.
For re-surfacing bituminous rock-
paved streets, $60,000, as follows:
Cordova Street. Cambie to Carrall,
$5,980; Hastings, Granville to Carrall,
$20,040; Abbott, Hastings to Water,
$5,740; Carrall, Dupont to Water,
$8,200; Cambie, Hastings to Cordova,
$1,660; Granville. Hastings to Robson, $14,400; loss on debentures, J.V
New Tea!
fSmm*ltmmf lOmamU fej?^^
Wijl be sold at the astonishingly  low price of SOc-fb.
Jnst think of it—a 50c Tea for 80c 1   Try Khaki and you'll use no other.
Tlie Citv Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 209. Westminster Ave. A Princess Street.
m ww w nr... w iffiff-flfurnriffiffifrwurifi
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men
of years and years and years experience,
and a brewery whose plant is tbe 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 f|.
^ Vancouver Breweries, Lttff%
F= Vancouver, B. C.       Tel. 429 _3
fc For Sale at all flrst-class Snloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels   -*
or delivered to your honse. __j
7i iii iii iii Hi iii iii Hi Hi Hi Hi iii Hi iii iii iii Hi K
* King's
2321 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1206.       Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale aud Retail
Dealer in
Meats of All Kinds.
Vegetables  and  Poultry A
fo Jt» in season. AA   t
Central Park.
Central Park, Apr. 20th.
On Tu.sday eveuing: April 25tb, an
illustrated lecture on South Africa will
be given under the auspices of the
I,adics' Guild of the Ceutral Park Presby teriuu Ohnreh, by Mr Geo. McCuaig
of Vancouver. Mr. McCuaig is well
acquaiuled with his subject as ho re
sided in South Africa for over three
At a meeting held in   tho   Kant Van
couver School ou  Monday eveniug the
present School Trustees   resigned   iu a
body.   The nouble is over the amount
of money for running   expenses  of tb
school allowed by the  Provincial Government, which is far too small to meet
demaud.i.   It is very unlikely lhat nuy
ol her persons in the district will accept
the position   us Trustoos     uudcr th'
existing circumstances.
The Central Park Athletic Club it
tend holding a basket Social and Dance
in Iho Agricultural Hall uu Fiiday eve
uiug, the 28th iust, for the purposo of
acquiring funds to buy lacrosse sticks,
suits, etc. A in ii'I-niiic prize will be
given  for the prettiest basket.
Mis.. Marion and Mr. Fred Wright
entertained a number of their friends
last evening at their home ou Smith's
Master Mnckie Smith returned home
on Mondny and is convalescing slowly
from his rec.-.it .serious operation in the
Vaucouver General Hospital.     -
Tiie Rev. Mr. Hell of Snppertun erecting n handsomo dwclli ig on his proper.
ty ou Smith's avenue.
—that "Trorey's" is the plaoe
to get Souvenirs of Vanconver,
British Columbia and the
Dominion. ^,.  .
Spoons, Hon Bon Scoops,
Sonis, Cnn* Links,
Hat Pins,      Brooches,
Sugar Tongs, Sugar Siften,
Stick Pins,    Sugar Spoons,
Etc Etc.
These are all beautifully made
and as artistic Ss they con well
Corner HAsJiugs uud GrunvUe Sts.
Official Watch Inspector O. P. B.
ELBCTTtOLtaiS PaiiloI! of Hairdressiug, Manicuring, Facial Massage and
Scalp Treatment for Ladies and Gentle.
ico'i. Superfluous hnir, v.arls nnd
n.ol's removed by Electrolysis,
Valuable Information given to every
lady patron on "How to take care of
Skin Pood for building up the wasting
tissue. Orange Flower Cream to prevent and hen! suuliuru.
Madahk Ht-_PHBBTS,
Mil Granville
Telephone Numbers of Local Ministers.
1117.. -lto'. (i. II. Wilson.(An(lli'nii).
10<in--.ti.v. 0. A, Wllion, (I'reibylerlM).
Bl-49-ReV.A, K. llclhi'rlngloii,(Mcthoilisl!
The Woman's Auxiliary of Ml. Pleasant Presbyterian Church will give a
Sock Social on May 1st.
McTaggart & lioscrop
Dealers in
'« Carrall SI.,     Vancouver, B.C.
Tciupletofi Block..
Royal Crown
the Best in the World. Drop
ns a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
hud free for IlOTAL CROWS
Soap Wuai'I.:..<..
a yearm
50c for six months.
25c for three months.
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The Filigree Ball
Had   the   control    of    affairs been
mine at   thla    moment I am    quito
positive that I should have    found it
difficult to deny these two the short
Interview   which   they appeared   to
crave and which would have been to
them   such    an undeniable    comfort.
But a sternor spirit than mine   was
ln charge, and the district attorney,
into whose hands tha affair had now
fallen, was inexorable.     Miss Tuttlo
wbj treated with respect,  with kindness, even, but she was not allowed
any communication    with her brother-in-law beyond the   formal   "Good
afternoon" incident upon their separation; while he, scorning    to    con-
damn hie lips to any such trito commonplace, aaid nothing at all,    onlv
looked a haggard inquiry which called forth from her the most    oxalted
look    of   patience and    encouraging
lova lt has ever been my good   fortune to witness.     Durbin was standing near and saw this look as plainly as I did, but it did not    impose
on him, he said.   But what    in   tho
nature ol human woe could    impose
on him?   Durbin is a machine—a very
reliable    and    useful     machine,    no
doubt, yet when all is said, a simple
contrivance of coga and wheels; while
I—well, I hope that I am something
more than that; or why    was    I   a
changed man toward her    from    the
moment I saw the smile which marked this accused woman's good-by   to
Francis Jeffrey.   No longer believing
in her guilt.   I went about my busit
ness with tumult in brain and heart,
asking in my remorse for an opportunity to show her some small courtesy whereby to relieve the torture   I
felt at having helped the coroner In
the inquiries which had brought about
what looked to me now like a cruel
and unwarranted result.
That it should be given to Durbin
to hold such surveillance over her as
her doubtful position demanded added
greatly to my discomfort. But I was
enabled to keep my lips firmly shut
over any expression of secret jealousv
or displeasure; and this was fortunate, as otherwise I might have failed to obtain the chance of aiding
her later on, in other and deeper
Meanwhile, and before any of us
had left this room, one fact had become apparent. Mr. Jeffrey was not
going to volunteer any fresh statement in faco ot the   distinct   disap
proval of hi* alster-in-law. As his
«ye fell upon the district attorney,
who had lingered near, possibly in
the hope of getting something moro
from this depressed and almost insensible man, he made one remark,
but it waa an automatic one, calculated to produce but little effect on
tbe discriminating ears of this experienced official.
"I do not believe that my wife
was murdered." This was what he
said. "It was a wicked verdict. My
wife killed herself. Wasn't the pistol
found tied to her?"
ISlther from preoccupation or a
dazed condition of mind, he seemed
to forget that Miss Tuttle had owned to tying on this pistol; and that
nothing but her word went to prove
that this waa done before and not
after the shot had been delivered ln
the Moore house library. I thought
I understood him and was certain
that I Sympathized with his condition; but in the ears of those loss
amiably disposed toward him, his
statements had lost force and the
denial went for little.
Meanwhile a fact which all had
noted and commented on had recurred to my mind and caused me to
ask a brother officer who was walking out beside me what he thought
of Mr. Moore's absence from an inquiry presumably of such Importance
to all members of this family.
The fellow laughed and sold:
"Old Dave has lost none of his
peculiarities in walking into lift, fortune. This is his day at the cemetery. Didn't you know that? He will
let nothing on earth get in the way
of hi* pilgrimage to that spot on
the twenty-third of May, much less
so trivial an occurrence as an inquest over the remains of his nearest relative."
I felt my gorge rise; than a
thought struck me and I asked how
long the old gentleman kept up his
"From sunrise to sundown, the
boys say. I never saw him there
myself. My beat lies ln an opposite
I left him and started for Rock
Creek Cemetery. There were two
good hours yet before sundown and
I resolved to eome upon Uncle David
at hia post.
It took Just one hour and a quarter to got thsre by the most   direct
route    I could take.      Five minutes
more   to penetrate the grounds    to
whero a, superb vehicle stood,   drawn
by two of the finest horses I had seen
ln Washington for many a long day.
As I    was making my way    around
this equipage I came upon    a    plot
in a condition of upheaval preparatory to new sodding and the planting ot several choice shrubs.    In the
midst of the sand    thus exposed    a
■ingle head-stone rose.    On his knees
beside this simple monument    I saw
the figure of Uncle David, dressed ln
his finest elothes and showing in his
oddlv contorted face the satisfaction
of great prosperity, battling with tho
dissatisfaction ot knowing that    one
he had   so loved had   not lived    to
■hare his elevation.    He was rubbing
away the   mould    from the    namo
which, by his own confession,    was
tho only one to which his    memory
rlung in sympathy    or    endearment.
At his feet lay an open basket,     ln
which I detected tho remains of what
must have boon a rather sumptuous
cold repast.   To all  appearances    he
had foregone none of his ancient customs;  onlv those customs had taken
on elegance with his rise in fortune.
The    carriage and    the    horses, and
most of nil,  the Imperturbable driver, seemed to awaken some awe    in
tho boys.      They wero still in    evidence, but they hung back Bhecplshly
and eyed the basket of neglected food
ea me tne queerest feelings. Advancing quite unceremoniously upon the
watcher by the grave, I remarked
"The setting sun will soon release
you, Mr. Moore. Are you going immediately into town?"
Ho paused in his rubbing, which
was beine done with a very tender
hand, and as if he really loved the
name he was endeavoring to bring
into plainer view. Scowling a little,
lie turned and met me point-blank
with a look which had a good deal
of inquiry in it.
"I am not usually interrupted
hero." he emphasized; "except by tho
boys." he added more mildly. "Thev
SOmeJtlmes approach too closely, but
I am used to the imps nnd scarcely
notice them. Ah! there are some of
my old friends now! Well, It is time
tney know that n change has taken
place in my fortunes. Hi. thero !
1 lands up and catch this, and thin,
and this!" he shouted. "Rut keep
quiet about it or next year you will
get pennies again."
And flinging quarters right and
left, he smiled in such a pompous.
Self-sulisfled way at Ihc hurrah and
scramble wliich ensued, that it was
Well worth mv journey there just to
sec this exhibition of combined vanity and good  humor.
"Now go!" he vociferated: and tho
urchins, black and white, flew away,
flinginc up their heels in delight and
shouting: "Bully for vou. Uncle
Pnvid! We'll come again next year,
not for twenty-fives hut lift les."
"I will moke it dollars if I onlv
live so long," he muttered. And
deigning now to remember the question I had put to him, he grandly
"I am going straight into town.
Can I do anything for you'?"
"Nothing. I thought you might
like to know what awaits vou there.
Tho city is greatly stirred up. Tho
coroner's jury in tho .1 cffrcy-Moore
case has just brought in a verdict to
the clTcct that suicide has not been
proved. Naturally, this is equivalent
to one of murder."
"Ah!" he ejaculated, slightly taken
aback for one so Invariably impassive.
"And to whom is tho guilt of this
crime ascribed?" he presently ventured.
"There   was mention    of no name;
but Ihe opprobrium naturally falls on
Miss  Tuttle."
"Mies Tuttle?    Ah!"
.oo wnjn went on'm tne black interior ol;a house whoso exterior is
barely discernible at night across the
"Then you con not aid her?" I asked.
With a light bound he leaped into
the carriage. As he took his seat
he politely remarked:
"I should be glad to, since, though
not a Moore, she is near enough the
family to affect its honor. But not
having even seen her enter the house
I can not testify in any way in regard to her. Homo, Caesar, and drive
quickly. I do not thrive under these
evening damps."
And leaning back, with an inexpressible air of contentment with himself, his equipage and the prospect
of an Indefinite enjoyment of the
same; the last representative of the
great Moore family was quietly driven away.
from being good
left    the
"Since Mr. Jeffrey is proved to
have been too far away at the time
to have fired that shot, while she—"
"I am following you—"
"SVas in the very house—at the
door of tho library in fact—and heard
the pistol discharged, If she did not
discharge it herself—which some believe, notably the district attorney.
Vou should have been there, Mr.
He looked surprised at this suggestion.
"I never am anywhere but here on
the twenty-third of May," ho declared.
"Miss    Tuttle needed    some adviser."
"Ah, probably."
"You would have been a good
"And a welcome one, eh?"
I hardly thought he would have
been a welcome one, but I did not admit the fact. Nevertheless he seized
on the advantage he evidently
thought he hud gained nnd added,
mildly enough, or rather without anv
display of feeling:
"Miss Tuttle likes me even less
than Veronica did. I do not think
she would have accepted, certainly
she would not have desired, my presence in her counsels. Dut of ono
thing I wish her to be assured, her
and the world in general. Anv money
she may need at this—at this unhappy crisis in her life, sho will find
amply supplied. She has no claims
on me, but that makes little difference where the fainilv honor is concerned. Her mother's husband was
my brother—the girl shall have all
she needs.   I will write her so."
He was moving toward his carriage.
"Fine turnout?" ho interrogatively
I assented with all the surprise—
with all the wonder even—which his
sublime egotism seemed to invite.
"It is tho best that Powney could
raise in the time I allotted him.
When I really finger the money, we
shall sec, wo shall see."
llis foot was on tho carriage-step.
He looked up at the west. Tho sun
was almost down but not quite.
"Have you any special business with
me?-' ho naked, lingering with what
I thought a surprising display of
conscientiousness till the last ray of
direct sunlight had disappeared.
I glanced up at tho coachman sitting on his box as rigid as stone.
"You may speak," said ho; "Cacnar
neither hears nor sees anything but
his horses when he drives me."
Tho block did not wink. He was
as completely at home on tho box
nnd as quiet and composed in his
servico as if ho had driven this man
for years.
"He understands his duty," finished the mastor, but with no outward
oppearonce of pride. "What have you
to say to me?"
I hesitated no longer.
"Miss Tuttlo is supposed to have
secretly entered the Moore house on
tho night you sunmioned un. She even
says sho did. I know that you havo
sworn to having seen no ono go into
that house; but notwithstanding this,
haven't you Borne means at your
disposal for proving to tho polico
and to tho world at large that sho
never fired that fatal .hot? Public
opinion is so cruel. Sho will bo
ruined whether Innocent or guilty,
unless lt con be very plainly shown
that sho did not enter tho library
prior to going thero with tho police."
"And how can you suppose mo    to
be in a position to prove that? Say
I that I had sat in iny front    window
' all that evening,  and watched    with
uninterrupted     assiduity    the    door
said to
ns if thev hoped he would forget    to    through which bo many are
take It away.   Meanwhile the clatter-    ^ava passed between sunset and raiding of   ehains against the   harness,   night-something which I did not do,
th. pawing of the harness    and   the ' as I have plainly stated    on oath-
low exclamations ot the driver cans-   how could vou have expected me  to
I wtis far from being gooa company that night. I knew this without being told. My mind was too
busy. 1 was too full of regrets and
plans, reasonings and counter reasonings. In my eyes Miss Tuttle had
suddenly becomo innocent, consequently a victim. But a victim to
what? To some exaggerated sense of
duty? Possibly; but to what duty?
That was the question, to answer
which offhand I would, in my present
excitement, havo been ready to sacrifice a month's pay.
For 1 was moved, not only by the
admiration and sympathy which all
men must feel for a beautiful woman
caught in such a deadlv snare of circumstantial evidence, but by the conviction that Durbin, whose present
sleek complacency was more offensive
to me than the sneering superiority
of a week ago, believed her to be a
guilty woman, and as such his rightful pi_ey. This alone would have influenced me to take the opposite
view; for we never ran along together
and in a cose where any division of
opinion was possible, always found
ourselves, consciously or unconsciously, on different sides. Yet I did not
really dislike Durbin, who is a very
fine fellow. I only hated his success
and the favor which rewarded it.
I know that I have Bomo very nasty
failings and I do not shrink from owning them. My desire is to represent
myself as I am, and I must admit
Uiat it was not entirely owing to disinterested motives that I now took
the secret stand I did in Miss Tuttle's
favor. To prove her Innocent whom
once I considered the cause of, il not
the guilty accessory to her sister's
murder, now became my dream by
night and my occupation by day.
Though I seemed fo have no sympathizer in this effort and though
the case against her was being
pushed very openly in the district attorney's office, yet I
clung to my convictions with an almost insensate persistence, inwardly
declaring her the victim of circumstances, and hoping against hope that
some clue would offer itself by means
of which I might yet prove her so.
But where was I to seek for this
Alas, no ready answer to this very
important query was forthcoming.
Ali possible evidence in this case
seemed to have been exhausted save
such aa Mr. Jeffrey and Miss Tuttlo
withheld. And so the monstrous accusation stood, and before it all
Washington—my humble self included
—stood in a daze of mingled doubt
and compassion, hunting for explanations which failed to appear and
seeking in vain for some guiltier
party, who evermore slipped from
under our hand.
Had Mr. Jeffrey's alibi been less
eomplcto he could not have stood up
against the suspicions which now
ran riot. But there was no possibility of shifting the actual crime back
to him after the testimony of so frank
and trustworthy a man as Tallman.
If the stopping of Mrs. Jeffrey's
watch fixed the moment of her death
as accurately as was supposed—and I
never heard the least doubt thrown
out in this regard—he could not by
any means of transit then known in
Washington have reached Waverley
Avonue in time to firo that shot. The
gates of the cemetery were closed at
sundown; sundown took place that
night at one minute past seven, and
the distance into town is considerable. His alibi could not be gainsaid. So his name failed to be publicly broached in connection with tho
shooting, though his influence over
Miss Tuttle could not be forgotten,
suggesting to some that she had acted as his hand ln the deed which
robbed him of an undesirable wife.
But this I would not believe. I preferred to accept the statement that
she had stopped short of the library
door in her suspicious visit there,
and that tho ribbon-tying, which
wont for so much, had been done at
home. That these facts, especially
the latter, called for more than common credulity, I was quite ready to
acknowledge; and had her feeling for
Francis Jeffrey shown less unselfishness, I should cortainly have Joined
my fellows ln rogarding these assertions as very lame attempts to explain what could onlv be explained
by a confossion of guilt.
So here was a tangle without a
frayed end to pull at. unless tho 1m-
porvious egotism of Uncle David af-
fordod one, which I doubted. For
how could any man witb a frightful
Becrot in hie breast show that unmixed delight in his new equipage
and suddenl" acquired position, which
had so plainly beamed from that
gentleman's calm eye and assured
bearing? When he met my scrutiny
in tho sacred precincts where the one
love of his heart lay buried, he did
so without a quiver or any sign of
inner disturbance. Hie tone to
Caesar as he drove eft had been the
tone of a man who can afford to
rpoak quietly because he is conscious
of being so undeniably the master;
and when his foot rose to the carriage step It was with the confidenco
of ono who had been kept out of his
rights for most of his natural life,
but who feels In his present enjoyment of them no apprehension of a
chango. His whole-Waring and conversation on that dav wern, as I am
quite ready to admit, an exhibition
of prodigious selfishness; but it was
nlso an exhibition of mental poise
Incompatible with a consciousness of
hnving acquired his fortune by any
means which laid hiin open to the
possibility of losing It. Or so I
Finding myself, with every new
consideration of the tantalizing _ib-
Ject, deeper and deeper In the quagmire of doubt nnd uncertainty, I
sought enlightenment by making a
memorandum of the special points
which must have Influenced the Jury
In their verdict, as witneiV
1.   Tiie relief shown by Mr. Jeffrey
a. nrining an apparent communKaflOn
from his wife hinting at suicide.
2. The possibility, disclosed by the
similarity between the sisters' handwriting, of this same communication
being a forgory substituted for the
one really written by Mrs. Jeffrey.
3. The fact that, previous to
Mr. Jeffrey's handling ot the book in
which this communication was said
to havo been hidden, it had been
seen in Miss Tuttle's hands.
4. That Immediately after this she
had passed to the drawer where Mr.
Jeffrey's pistol was kept.
5. That while this pistol had not
been observed in her hand, there was
as yet no evidence to prove that it
had been previously taken from the
drawer, save such as was afforded by
her own acknowledgment that she
had tied some unknown object, presumably the pistol to her
wrist before that sister
6. That if this was so, the pistol
and the ribbon connecting it with
Mrs. Jeffrey's wrist had been handled
again before the former was discharged, and by lingers which had
first touched dust—of which there was
plenty in the old library.
7. That Miss Tuttle had admitted,
though not till after much prevarication and apparent subterfuge, that
she had extended her walk on that
fatal night not only as far as the
Moore house, but that sho had entered It, and penetrated as far as
the library door at the very moment
the shot wns fired within.
8. That in acknowledging this she
had emphatically denied having associated the firing ot this shot with
any idea of harm to her sister; yet
was known to have gone from this
houso in a condition of mind so
serious thnt she failed to recollect
the places sho visited or tho streets
she passed through till she found
herself again in her sister's house
face to face with an officer.
9. That her first greeting of this
officer was a shriek, betraying knowledge of his errand before he had
given utterance to a word.
10. That tho candles found in the
Moore house were similar to those
bought by Mr. Jeffrey and afterward
delivered at his kitchen door.
11.—That she was the only member
of  tho    household  besides the    cook
who was in the kitchen at the time,
and that it was Immediately after her
departure from the room    that
package containing the   candles
beon missed. ____________
12.—That opportunities of coming
to an understanding with Mr. Jeffrey after his wife's death had not
been lacking and it was not until
after such opportunities had occurred
that any serious Inquiry into this
matter had been begun by the police.
To which must be added, not in way
of proof but as an important factor
in tho case, that her manner, never
open, was such throughout her whole
public examination as to make It evident to all that only half of what
had occurred In tho Jeffreys' house
since tho wedding had been given out
by her or the man for whose release
from a. disappointing matrimonial entanglement she was supposed to have
worked; this, though the suspicion
hanging over them both called for the
utmost candor. .
Verily, a serious list; and opposed
to this I had as yet little to offer
but mv own belief In her Innocence
and tho fact, but little dwelt on and
yet not without its value, that the
money which had come to Mr. Jeffrey, and the homo which had been
given her, had both been forfeited by
Mrs. Jeffrey's death.
As I mused and mused over this
impVomptu synopsis, in my vain attempt to reach some fresh clue to a
proper understanding of tho inconsistencies in Miss Tuttle's conduct by
moans of my theory of her strong
but mistaken devotion to Mr. Jeffroy, a light suddenly broke upon mo
from an entirely unexpected quarter.
It was a faint one, but any glimmer
was welcome. Remembering a remark made by Mr. Jeffrey In his examination, that Mrs. Jeffrey had not
been tho same since crossing the fatal doorstep of the Moore house, I
asked myself if we had paid enough
attention to tho mental condition
and conduct of the bride prior to the
alarm which threw a pall of horror
over her marriage; and caught by
the idea, I sought for a fuller account of tho events of that day than
had hitherto been supplied by newspaper or witness
Humor mz Philosophy
Copyrlght, ISM, by Duncan U. Bmlth.
Tea, little ones, enjoy yourselves
And tumble, romp and shout;
Inflate your modest little lunge,
And quiet put to rout
Let joy throughout the day prevail.
Care to the winds be flung.
Because the experts all declare
It'a only once you're young.
Oh, little lad, with vandal hand
And hammer, saw and plane,
Chop down the buildings and the t»ao%
Though older folks complain.
Jump ln the buggy with both feet
Until the frame ts sprung,
On the piano scratch your name-
It's only once you're young.   -
And children, too, of larger else;
Dear, sweet girl graduates,
And boys, too, in their awkward teens
Who want you for their mates,
Oh, sit upon the steps and spoon.
Unheeding gossip's tongue.
Connection   make   with   love's   sweet
It's only once you're young.
Too soon old age comes creeping en_
Too soon your whiskers turn
From yellow gold to dingy gray.
And you have cares to burn.
And, weary with Hie stress ot Ufa,
It's songs must be unsung,        	
Bo cut up capers while you may.
It's only once you're young.
Got II From the Cook.
"I don't know; a good many."
"No, there ore but four."
"Get out, I know at least five-pep-
per, salt, allspice, cloves and cinnamon."
A  Trouble That Causes  Untold Suffering  to  Thousands  Throughout
__.—  —
Hunting up my friend, the reporter, I bogged him to tell mo where he
had obtained the facts from which
he made that leading article in The
.Star which had so startled all Washington on the evening of tho Jeffrey wedding. That they had come
from some eye-witness I had no
doubt, but who was the eye-witness?
Himself? No. Who then? At first
he declined to tell mo, but after a
fuller understanding ot my motives
he mentioned the name of a young
lady, who, while o frequent guest at
the most fashionable functions, was
not above supplying the papers with
such littlo items of current gossip as
came under her own observation.
How I managed to approach this
lady and by what means 1 succeeded
in gaining her confidence are details
quite unnecessary to this narrative.
Enough that I did obtain access to
hor and that sho talked quite frankly
to mo, and in so doing supplied mo
with a clue wliich ultimately opened
up to mo an entirely new field of inquiry. ....
True Admiration,
"Hasn't   Mr.    Doray
voice?'  snld Maud. -.HI
"Yes," nnswered Mamie. "It must
be lovely to sit next to him at a baseball game."—Washington Star.
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years, but it was only during the past
year that it assumed an acute form.
There were times when I was almost
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I would experience severe attacks of
nausea.   As time went on I was almost worn out either through abstinence   from   food   or   the havoc   It
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but they did me no good.   In fact I
got nothing that helped me until my
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After I had taken three or four boxes
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months, and at the end of that time
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Acording to a well-founded rumor,
tbe Dominion Government will during
the present session be urged to impose a custom duty on grades of fence
wire which are now on the free list.
That such a tax would prove an unjust burden to the farmers of Canada
there is no doubt. In the older parts
of the Dominion the old wooden
fences are being year by year replaced by wire structures, and in the
Great West, which is rapidly being
settled, practically all the fencing is
being done with wire in one or other
of its many forms of construction.
Were the kinds of wire most in use
for fence construction manufactured
in Canada; there might be some excuse for imposing an import tax, but
since there are practically no factories for making it in operation in
thi Dominion, whom could such a tax
That the price of fencing material
would ba raised to practically the extent of the duty there can be no doubt.
This would mean that a duty of 25
or 30 per cent would Impose an extra
tax of $150 to $175 on the fencing required for an average farm. Nor
would the rural community suffer only
to the extent of an Increased expense
to those who have to fence, but a great
deal of farm improvement would be
delayed for many years, which would
operate strongly in keeping down the
value of land. Rather than Impose' a
tariff on Nos. 9, 12 and 13, smooth
galvanized wire as has been proposed,
lt would be a much saner policy to
remove the present duty of 20 per
cent, on Nob. 7 and 11. If this were
done, the revenue would not suffer,
for these grades are not extensively
imported, but lf they were free a
stronger and more satisfactory fence
could be obtained without enhancing
the cost _   _.,
The little troubles that afflict children come without warning, and the
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every other year before the silo ls
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tbe first silos bunt ln this country have
been filled every year without deteriorating perceptibly.
To Tell a Good Dairy Animal.
The good dairy cow doesn't belong
to any breed exclusively, but ls found
ln all breeds, says W. A. Peterson in
Farm, Stock and Home. Tbe first ;
requisite of a dairy cow is large feeding powers. The more raw material
she can make use of, other things being equal, the better the cow. An animal's feeding capacity can be closely
ascertained by Its conformation, lt depending largely upon tbe size of tha
middle or barrel. Tbe flrst and most
Important point ln determining the
size of the barrel Is depth of body
through the middle; then come length
of body from shoulder to hook points
and Its breadth through the middle; A
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Hints For Milk Farmers
The Amount Ie Determined fer Their
Sl-e and Yield.
How much water does a milk cow
need daily? The size and yield of the
cow are tbe main things that determine this. The larger cow and the larger ylcWer need more water than the
smaller cow and the smaller ylelder,
says J. L. Van Doren ln New York
Ordinarily the small cow drinks from
six to eight gallons of water ln twenty-four hours, and the large cow drinks
from seven to nine gallons. There ls
no fixed measure, as no two cows, even
Do not use wooden palls.  Discard all
rusty palls, cans or stirring utensils,,
Wbey should be emptied as soon as lt
arrives at the farm.   Milk cans and <
palls should be washed with a brush
and lukewarm water, In which a little
sal soda has been dissolved, then scalded and placed on their sides ln the
sun.   Scour with salt occasionally. Do
not use a cloth to either wash or wipe
utensils.—American Cultivator.
Batter Salt.    "M
Salt for butter should be of the very
best quality.   Wben added to the but-f
ter lt Bhould be distributed with
sieve.  This will work up all lumps and
distribute it more evenly throughout!
tbe mass.
, The Silna. Odor.
Silage butter ls just as good as any
other kind. Experts have tested "
time and again and can find no '
However, if milk is allowed toistan
In the barns where silage ls being fei
it absorbs tbe odors and bad result
Profit In Winter Dairying.
The winter dairy pays best There-|
fore breed tbe most of your cows
December and January, and they will
be fresh ln September and October
following, says C. W. Pratt ln Fanr
Visitor. Decide on the breed and s(J-'
to lt There are many worthless cowlj
in every breed.
When to Chnrn.
Churn your cream when sllghtlf
add and do not put lt off to suit youi
convenience. Here Is where you loaj
money. Churning temperature shoulJ
be 62 degrees In summer and 04 in
winter. If you feed cotton seed iq
winter you cnn go to C8 or 70, and
will do not barm. The lower the bel|
Hie Impudence.'
Nell—Yes, he actually had the
Every   time.
a   beautiful
Wanta Cnttinff.
"This paper snys thnt hot dnys and
showery nights mnke the corn grow."
"Guess Hint's light. Mine's botb-
erin' me n good denl rnore'n usual."—
Cleveland Plain flealer.
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the genuine with the full name, "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People," printed on the wrapper around
every box. Sold by medicine dealers
everywhere, or by mall at 50 cents a
box or six boxes for $2.50 by writing
tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont .,.   _
The Final Test,
"You warrant this horse to be kind
and gentle and say tbat I can drive
him anywhere?"
"Well, you can judge for yourself.
He doesn't sby at my wife's hat'*
re, an uo _ww vi_ „-., «,„_. ,   .. —
of the same breed or of the same pudence to kiss me. Bell—Tbe Ideal
weight or on the same rations of the | Of course you were indignant^J^eJlJ
same feed and yielding practically tbe   Oh,  yes. "™-       ^^^^m
same quantity of milk of the same I
quality, will drink exactly the same
quantity of water. '
I have one small cow that seems to
be satisfied with five gallons of water
a day, while another one of her weight
takes seven gallons. A neighbor bas
a large Holsteln-Frleslan cow tbat
drinks over ten gallons a day and another quite as large that takes only
eight and a half gallons.
My experience ls that the yonnger
cows require more water and that
there ls a decrease each year ln the
water taken as the cow grows older.
In some cases even this does not hold
good. A cow out of sorts will drink
more or less am she Is chilly or feverish.
Indigestion, pasturage, changes ln ration, irregularity ln feeding and milking and the amount of exercise are factors that influence the drinking of the
milk cow. The character of the food
has much Influence. Dry foods call
for more water. Succulent food carries its own water largely. The cow
on pasture needs less and drinks less
water than the cow on dry feed. In
providing a supply of water for a herd
lt is well to furnish ths water and let
the cows measure their drinks for
themselves. Then they will get the
proper amount at the proper time.
Running water and individual drinking
vessels ln ths stalls will solve the problem of water and drinking perfectly.
That Was Different,
Re traded horses with a man
And laughed to think how he
Had skinned the fellow In the deal
And done lt to a T.
But when he looked the orltttr o'er,
Soon as he was alone,
The line of language that he used
Had shocked a man to stone.
On to His Job,
"Have they got a smart lawyer?"
"You bet he's smart  The flrst thing
he made them do was to mortgage ths
In the Far South.
I could learn to
"I  wish    ^^___________________
"Is lt a Democratic paper?"
read the
Large For Its Size.
■he had a dainty little foot,
A modest number four,
But when she rose and put tt down
The wlim man said no mora
■tea* an* Brick Silo..
Stone, brick or grout silos ar* usually more expensive than wooden ones,
bnt ln return they will last longer when
carefully built says Professor Taylor
of th* New Hampshire station. Th*
walls should b* at least sixteen Inches
thick and should be jacketed with
wood on th* outside to prevent injury
(rom frost and to form dead air space*.
They   Brought   Back   HI*   Strengt|
When He Could Neither Rest
Nor Sleep.
Winnipeg,   Man.,   Feb.    20.— '"
clal)—Mr.  'Ben   Rafferty,   the
known C. P. R. engineer, whose hon
is   175   Maple   street,   is   one
nlpeg man who swears by Dodd's K_i
ney Pills. .  1
"Long hours on the engine and tu
mental strain broke down my const
tutlon," Mr. Rafferty Bays. "My baf
gave out entirely. Terrible, sharl
cutting pains followed oho anotha
till I felt I was being sliced awf|
piecemeal. I would come In tired
death from a run. My sole desli
would be to get rest and sleep, Af
they were the very things I coultfn
get. Finally I had to lay off-woiitj
"Then I got started to tak*-
Kidney Pills, and the first nighj^
ter using thefh I) slept soundly,
three days I threw away the bell
have worn for years. Dodd's Kidn
Pills oured me."
Had a Fancy for Diamonds;
A   Chicago   special   says:    janj
Walsh, said to have stolen' dlanioi
worth nearly $3,000 here add nlso
Toronto, Montreal, St. Paul and—-
other cities for diamond-thefts,
arrested here Tnursday.   The
are   now   searching   for   a   beautl:
blonde woman, said to have been
partner.   Together, they were ace
turned to rent furnished flats and
erate ln the neighborhood.
New Name For Her,
"Man is a creature of circumstance."
"First   time   1   ever  beard  woman
called a circumstance."
It docs not take a year for a young
woman to learn that a husband ls not
as easily managed as a father.
A twenty dollar gold piece is a greater eouvluccr than several thousand
ivords of the most flowery language.
When millions of experienced housekeepers
he_ve been using
Sunlight Soa;
for years, for their every requirement, why
should not you use It? Try it next wash day,
and if you do not find it better than any other
soap you have ever used, your grocer ttfill
refund your money. Sunlight 5oe_p washes
equeJly well with htxrd or soft we_ter.
No scrubbing, no boiling. ".<■■"■
Lever Brothers Limited
IIl6 msrr FU*Mirr __wkati
A Series of Articles Describing
their Lives, their Alms and
Their Influence.
of all possible testimony to bis ability and adaptability.
Mr. Barton will leave his mark permanently on the district in which he
has resided for twenty-three years
other than by his successful farming
and his successful conduct of a country paper. Before leaving England
he spent five years in an architect's
office In Manchester, and he has, during his residence in Manitoba, designed many churches; schools, residences and business blocks. He is a
prominent member of the Church of
England, and Is known far and wide
as an active promoter of all in the
line of'clean, wholesome sport. He is
a broad-guaged, public-spirited citizen,
whose substantial success in everything he has undertaken is acknowledged by all as but the fitting reward of his own ability and energy.
"Honrfax" Fables
The Honest Floor Barrell
and the Farmer's Wife.
The thousands of people who
write to me, saying that
Cure ^,cLun«
cured them of chronic coughs,
cannot all be mistaken. There
must be some truth in it.
Try a bottle lor that cough ot jean.
Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. 110
25c.50c. $1.   ___Roy,-'.Y.,Toronto,C«u.
Editor and Proprietor of the  Boisse-
valn Hecoraer. __H_____I
While the majority of western editors are young—some oi tueui, luaoeu,
so youug tuac el-ewuue mail in tut
west iney wouiu oe junior cieras oi
. apprentices—there aro in jvianitooa
uuu tne Territories some who are oiu
both in years and experience. Tue
strenuous times ot the west make olu
men of young ones tast, but there are,
iu the newspaper business—wmcn is
proverbially a profession of and foi
young meu—some wno modify anu
temper its exuberant vigor by an infusion of moderation and caution.
Among the men who contribute these
desiraoie characteristics, without in
any way lessening the iniative and
vim' which are perhaps the most distinguishing features of western journalism, tew would be sooner accorded a place, by universal consent,
than Arthur S. Barton, editor of tue
Bolesevain Recorder.
Mr. Barton is forty-seven years ot
age, having been born In. 1857. By
birth he is an Englishman, his early
home being at Bromborough, Cheshire. He remained in England until he was twenty-three ye'ars of age,
uud in the interval before coming to
Canada he had a wide variety of experiences, all of which proved of value
in widening his horizon ami begetting
those qualities of adaptability the
possession of which is one of the essentials of success in the early days
of any country's development.
In 1880 Mr. Barton determined to
come to Canada, and located at Mea
ford, Ont. He remained there, en
gaging in farming for a year. Those
were the days In which the eyes ol
Eastern Canada were turned towards
the West. It was the era of the Canadian Hejira, when whole communities
ln Ontario trekked for the boundless
prairies of the West, where the sons
of the men Who had hewn out farms
from the primeval forest dreamed ot
farms mile-wide, and of the easy tillage ot the league-long furrow. The
westward boom strhck Meaford, anil
one of the first to listen to the spell
of the West was the young English
man who a year before had arrived
from across the Atlantic. He stayed
not at Winnipeg—then in the beginning of that world-famous Inflation of
land values, the collapse of which It
took ten years to recover—and right
through to the then little known district of Turtle Mountain. Here he
took up a farm, and shortly became
one" of the most prominent and respected residents of the district. Mr.
Barton proved himself a successful
farmer, and after twenty years of active agricultural life, was enabled, in
1901, to retire with a competence.
The editor of the Recorder, thus addB
1 another to the almost innumerable in
stances of men of Industry and ability
who, though with no previous agricultural experience, have achieved a success that in a few years bas placed
them in Independent circumstances,
wholly through the soil wealth and
fertility of the prairie fleldB of the
When, somo three years ago,   Mr.
.Barton retired from active farm work
'—though he still retains large farming interests—he began to look
around for an occupation to which he
could devote his time. The local Conservative paper, the Recorder, was tn
need of reorganization, and Mr. Barton decided to Interest himself in the
concern, and undertake the manage
ment of the paper, and see if he could
not duplicate, ln the realm of journalism, the success he had made in the
department of agriculture. Tho experiment was obviously one of some
risk. Mr. Barton was well on the
shady side of forty, and there is a
wise old English proverb about not
being able not to teach old dogs new
tricks. He was venturing Into a business success ln - whioh demanded
qualities of energy and training such
as but few men not bred up in tbe
business possess. No more conclusive proof of Mr. Barton's possession
of wide knowledge, shrewd Judgment,
and quick adaptability can be cited
than that, under his management, the
Recorder commenced Its career of
present growth and success.
Today the Bolssevaln Recorder is
recognized among newspaper men
as a bright, newsy local Bheet,
bearing on every page evidences
ot careful editorial work and attention to mechanical details. Its
local columns aro replete with Items
ot Interest, Its editorial opinions,
though frankly Conservative, are moderate and fair in tone, and its advertising patronage attests the esteem
with which the merchants of the vicinity regard lt as a means of disseminating their business announcements. Taken for all In all, the Boase-
-Xftln'Recorder is a good representative of Western journalism outside
the cities and big towns. That it
should be what lt ls, in view of the
previous lack of experience of its
proprietor ts, as said before, the best
The   Manufacturers    Life    Insurance
Co. During  1(104 Surpassed All
Its Previous Records.
The Manufacturers Life Insurance
Co., which publishes in another place
in this issue a report of Its progress
during 1904, certainly gives evidence
of a very healthy development. Two
or three points which emphasize this
fact, such as the smallness of its
Death Claims, the decrease of its expense ratios, and the increase in its
Surplus to Policy-holders, are such as
to recommend it strongly to probable
The report this year makes much of
tho fact that this is the close of the
tenth year under the present management. Looking at the figures given
for the ten years we get some conception of the wonderful growth being
made in our country, when its financial corporations can advance at the
rate the Manufacturers Life has done.
An increase in ten years of $5,2(51,0!._i
In asstes is certainly no mean accomplishment. We heartily congratulate
the Manufacturers Life on such a
magnificent statement.
W_IIlii_r to Demonstrate.
The lawyer was endeavoring to prove
that the witness did not stick to the
truth. The witness said be kept bla
money concealed about tbe house, some
of lt hidden ln tbe stove and the rest
in other queer places. The attorney
glared at him fiercely.
"How did you get all tbat money?"
be asked.
"Earned It" grunted tbe wltneBs.
"But how did you earn lt?" persisted
the lawyer.
"Ain't I a roofer? Didn't I have s
lot of contracts during the last tore*
"But how could you earn $1,100 In
tbree months?"
Tbe witness looked at the lawyei
with utmost contempt.
"You give me an order to roof your
house, Mr. Lawyer, and I'll show you
how I did lt"
"Darling, I love you."
The marquis stood with bowed head.
"But," she protested shyly, "yon
have a noble name, while I have only
my health and $50,000,000."
"Love levels all ranks," he whispered.
Moreover, when they came to discuss
details lt was discovered that her family, freshly sprung from obscurity
though it was, bad indubitable record
ot a scandal which In some respects
laid over anything of which his long
line could boast either ln direct descent
or collateral   branches.
Why He Waa Late.
"Ah," she cried, pointing an accusing
finger at him as he got home shortly
after 11 o'clock, "you forgot that this
Is the anniversary ot our wedding.
Don't tell me that you didn't. You
wouldn't be getting home at this time
of night if you hadn't let lt pass clean
out of your memory."
"You wrong me, Margaret; honesh
you do. I 'meinbered lt jush well as I
ev'r remembersh anyshlng ln m' life.
Honesh. Thash reason 'm late. I b'n
out try in' f'rget lt.   Honesh!".
Help Wanted.
Husband—When they were divorced
the Judge handed her a document giving her control of their child.
Wife—What was the judge's name?
Husband —Why do you want to
Wife—I want to bunt blm up and
see lf I can't get a document that will
give us control of our cook.
|. ,|-r !■>,'-in -r-i-i -nf. r+- •■- "rrri
Feed your hair; nourish it;
give It something to live on.
Then It will stop falling, and
will grow long and heavy.
Ayer's Hair Vigor is the only
Hair Vigor
hair food you can buy. For 60
years it has been doing just
what we claim It will do. It
will not disappoint you.
« Kr h-Ir-Mil te be rerr rtort. ll.l after
lutes Ayer'ii Belt Visor e -bert time II began
U grew, -nd now It le Iour!-.,, l.ohe* ling.
Tue isespe e iplendl- re.nit le meatier being
alniMl without any hair.''
Mas. J- U. firsa, Oelmdo Springe, Colo.
ft bottle. f. O. ATBB CO..
for    t*a'- ""'■
Short Hair
Ones upon a tlm* an honest flour
barrel was sent out to a farmer's
house, full of flour—the wise wife
looked the barrel over carefully and
then said to her husband:—
"I don't think this is the flour I
wanted—I don't sea 'Royal Household'
on lt"
"No;    lt ain't 'Royal Household'."
said th* farmer,
—but lt ls just as good
—for the grocer said bo.
—"when I asked for 'Royal Household' he recommended this kind saying lt was just as good, but didn't cost
as much, so I said I'd try it"
"I wish you had done as I said,—I
don't think much of these 'Just as
good' grocers any way—I want the
flour that is purified by electricity for
I believe lt ls healthier. However,
since we have got this, I suppose we
might as wel1 use It." and she had
the barrel rolled Into the pantry and
opened up.
"Looks pretty good," she said to
"Madam," spoke up the Honest
Flour Barrel, "even flour experts can't
tell about flour just by looking at lt
Any flour, lf there ls no other flour
to compare with It looks white and
nice—but lf you bake lt Into bread
and then bake 'Royal Household' Into bread you can seo the difference.
"Now, the truth about this flour ls,
It ls made of cheap wheat, ln a cheap
mill by a cheap process. Flour that
ls not highly purified contains a lot
of stuff that Isn't flour and the process of taking all of it out ls expensive—that's why pure flour costs
"Pure flour Is worth all lt costs and
more too. If you knew the whole
truth about flour, you'd send me back
and get 'Royal Household'."
And the Honest Flour Barrel having said Its say subsided, but after
the flrst baking, back went the barrel
to the grocer and "Royal Household"
Flour was sent ln its stead.
—now   the   Farmer's   Wife    uses
"Royal Household" and nothing else
—and the grocer don't sell tha "just
as good" flour any more.
Any reader may have th* "Royal
Household" recipes free by sending
name and address to the Ogilvie
Flour Mills Co., Ltd., Montreal.
"*** |*s*""W     i i
*x*\m*»\    , tmraw,*
Miss  Cattle,  of  "Morpeth,"  Suffered
Terribly Until  Permanently  Restored Through That Greatest
of Tonics, <i
The Double Daisies grow quIU *a_
tly from seed and are a source of
much joy. 'ihey may be planted lu
boxes and then transplanted to the
lawn or flower garden.
Dr. J. D, KeUogg's Dysentery Cor-
dial is prepared from drugs known to
the profession as thoroughly reliable
for the cure of cholera, dysentery,
diarrhoea, griping pains and summer
complaints. It has been used successfully by medical practitioners for a
number of years 'with gratifying results. If Buffering from any summer
complaints lt ls lust the medicine that
will cure you. Try a bottle. It soIIb
for 26 cents .
The other day a man with his milk-
cart went to the gate of a paper mill
noted for its "cream"-lald paper, and
asked to see the manager. Being told
that he was from home, he was asked
if it_was anything particular he wanted to know. "Not much," he replied,
"but I hear that you make cream-laid
paper, and I thocht ye wid require
soor milk for the coorser kinds."
Miiari'i Liolont Cum 9jffaflA
No other workingman's shirt
is made so big or comfortable or
so strongly as tb* H.B.K. Big
Not a skimped, factory-made,
cheap shirt but a shirt mad* of
honest material and lots of it
As big and easy fitting a* tbe
ones your mother used to mak*
with three yards and a half of
goods. Every H.B.K. Big Shirt
has three and • half to three and
three quarter yards of material
Ample room under the armpits, broad and spacious on the
shoulders, full and long bodied,
big sleeves, an easy wearing shirt
and a long wearing shirt.
Every shirt is branded with
this brand and guaranteed by
the makers.
Meatreal       Dawaea       WlaalfSg
writes    as   follows    of    Dr.  Slocum's
Great Nerve Tonlo:—
"Some six years ago I took PSYCHINE for a condition of physical exhaustion. For weeks I lay in bed wltb
sheer weakness and troubles common
to my sex. Row I envied those who
enjoyed good health while I lay there.
Through the advloe of a friend who
had also used Fsychlne with good results, I determined to use It, and after using Psychlne for two weeks I
became strong enough to be about, and
eventually restored with thle wonderful
remedy." Psyohlne is for sale by all
druggists at $1 per bottle. For further advice, Information, write or oall
Dr. Slocum, Limited, 179 King street
West Toronto, Opt:
called "the ueitic fringe," that the
memory of the patron saint of England is not revered among Englishmen as is that of St. Andrew or St.
Patrick wherever Scotsmen or Irishmen foregather. A cynic might also
remark that the suitability of the
national beverages of Scotland and
Ireland for convivial gatherings may
be a partial explanation of the patriotic sentiment which the recurring
saints' days evoke, but it is an undoubted fact that the feeling for the
homeland is more actively expressed
by Celtic than by Anglo-Saxon people.
Gee* Sport In tbe Island Colony Attracts
The caribou shooting season ln
Newfoundland is now in full swing
and excellent sport is being secured
by the hunters ranging the vast interior of the island, ln the post the
excessive license fee of $100 required
from alien sportsmen practically prevented any but the rich from engaging in it; but this season the license
system hoe been rearranged, and one
cnn secure a license for four weeks,
permitting the killing of two stags
and one doe for $30; one for six
weeks, permitting the killing ol
three stags and one doe for (SO; and
one for two months, permitting the
killing of live stags and two does for
(80. The result bas been a great Influx of sportsmen from England,
Canada and the United States.
The caribou are now making their
way from the far northern peninsula
where they spend the summer, to the
more wooded southern slopes, where
they spend the winter months, comparatively sheltered and free from the
sub-Arctic severity of the northern
region. The passengers on the trains
passing across the Island are daily
treated to the spectacle of herds of
these beautiful creatures in plain
sight of the car window. They are
usually ln herds ol fifty to a hundred, and are visible as for as the eye
can reach, thoir buff hides contrasting sharply wltb the reddish-green
autumnal tints of the surrounding
foliage. Old guides and trappers declare there ls no diminution ln their
numbers, for thousands of them will
pass within the eyes of an observer
stationed at a given point every day
while the migration continues. At
Howley Station, on the railroad line,
one day last week, a herd of fifty
passed within a few yards of the
place, and the agent from the cabin
doorway brought down the lordliest
stag in the group. At Rushy Pond,
a few miles away„ a herd of thirty
took to the lake to swim south, and
six were killed by as many onlookers, who pursued them in two canoes.
The Colonial Government has framed a series of regulations to which
alien sportsmen as well as local deer
hunters must conform, which will,
show very approximately how many
caribou are killed in a season and by
whom; and from comparison of these
returns during the next few years lt
will be seen whether more stringent
enactment will be necessary to preserve what hoe been called the last
decent hunting-ground ln North America.
Attitude* of Slain Souliere.
A graphic description ot the positions in which dead soldiers are
found on the field of battle is given
in a letter from Lieutenant-Colonel
Raschkin describing the fighting at
"Battlefields," he writes, "are very
different from the novelist's description. It iB curious how few dead men
lie prone. Many fall in fantastic and
inexplicable attitudes.
"1 saw one man who had been shot
through the chest crouching on his
knees, almost as if engaged in
"Some men lie doubled up, clutching their knees, or even their feet,
and in tho trenches manv sit calmly
with bowed hem Is, as if busy eating.
"I have seen soldiers who fell backward, with their heads behind them,
as if they had tried to feci the spot
whero tho bullet had Issued.
"I havo oven seen men with their
heads between their lugs, and In our
trench a corporal loy dead, tightly
grasping the collar ot his tunic with
both hands."
About   Mll.Ul.
There ls music in all things lf men
had ears.—Uyron.
Music is tlio medicine of the breaking heart.—Sir A. Hunt.
Let me have music dying and I
seek no moro delight.—Keats.
Music washes away from the soul
the dust of every day life.—Auer-
Music is the child of prayer, the
companion ul religion.—Chateaubriand.
Sweet melodies are those that are
by distanco made more sweet.—
Music is the only sensual gratification which mankind may indulge in
to excess without Injury to their
moral or religious feelings.—Addison.
The man who hath not music in his
soul and is not moved with concord
of sweet sounds, is lit for treason,
stratagems and spoils.—Shakespeare
A Saxon, » Scot .nd nu Irletiin.n.
It is partly no doubt because Englishmen with their plilcginulic temperament luck the clunnish feeling of
what Lord .Salisbury, in ono ol
Hi.is" calculated  Indiscretions ot his
WN  U  No •__.»
An Auction fcj. Candle light.
The quaint ceremony of letting by
candle light the herbage on the parish roads took place at Warton, a
Warwickshire village, on Monday.
The custom dates back to tbe time
ol Qeorge IH. The necessaries for
the auction were a box of matches,
two old-fashioned candle-sticks, and
several pieces of tallow candle.
On a candle being lighted the pasture, which is divided- into lots, is
open for competition. Tbe biddings
come slowly till the flame of the candle appears to grow less, and then
the hirers make advances freely. The
bidder making the offer last before
the candle becomes extinguished 1*
tke Durchascr.
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"Not Simply Passably Good."
But Incomparably the Best.
Ceyton  Tea.    Black,   Mixed   or   Natural   Green..
Sold Only In Sealed Lead Packets.    By all Grocers.
A Sad Phenomenon.
"Why docs that young woman giggle
so much?" asked the nervous man.
"She ls engaged to one of these
young men who think they are merry
wags," answered Miss Cayenne. "She
feels as If Bhe ought to laugh at everything be says, and lt bas got to be a
It   l.iijn   a   Stilling;   Hnud  on  Pain.—
For pains ln the joints and limbs and
for rheumatic pains, neuralgia and
lumbago, Dr, Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil is
without a peer, "Well rubbed ln, the
skin absorbs lt and lt quickly and permanently relieves the affected part.
Its value lies ln Its magic property
of removing pain from the body and
for that good quality  it ls prized.
An Invasion of mice is reported
from all parts of South Australia, owing, it is said, to the large quantities
of wheat left on the ground during
the recent unfavorable harvest weather.
Some time ago I had a bad attack
of Qulnzy, which laid me up for two
weeks and cost a lot ot money.
Finding the lump again forming In
my throat, I bathed freely with MINARD'S LINIMENT, and saturating a
cloth with the liniment left it on all
Next morning the swelling was gone
and I attribute the warding off of
an attack of Quinzy to the free use
St. John.
pl A 1_Lrv> Hair Renewed
Why not stop this falling of your hair? At this rate you -will soon I
be without any hair' Just remember that Hall's Hair Retewer
stops falling hnir, and makes hair grow.    "^TrUui'll."%£ZT'J!lJ"'
If It is a Question of Warmth use
It Retains Heat mi Keeps* Colt.
Write tow   flft-BVles   m_4 Frlew*
TEES ft PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.
A public subscription has been
started in Holland toward repairing
the ruined cottage at Zaandam, in
which the Czar Peter the Great lived
while he was working as a navvy in
th.  docks.
The most valuable sword In Britain
Is one that was presented to Lord
Wolaeley. The hilt is set with brilliants, and lt is valued at $10,000.
A favorite design for lanterns used
In the processions to celebrate the
Japanese victories are some having
on their four sides the Rising Sun,
the Union Jack, the Italian flag, and
the Stars and Stripes.
Tbey Advertl.e Themnelve..—-Immediately they were offered to the public
Parmalee's Vegetable Pills became
popular because ot tho good report
they made for themselves. That reputation has grown, and they now rank
among the first medicines for use In
attacks of dyspepsia and biliousness,
complaints of the liver and k:<l icys,
rheumatism, fever and ague, and the
Innumerable complications to which
these aliments give rise.
The Brooklyn bridge has 135 feet
of clear headway under the centre of
the bridge at high water. The towers
extend 278 feet above high water.
An old negro in Louisiana was ill
and called in a doctor. He did not
get any better, and another doctor
was sent for. He telt tlie" pulse for a
moment, and then looked at the
tongue. '"Did th doctor take your tern
perature?" he asked. "I dou't know,
sali. I hain't missed anything but my
watch as ylt, boss."
Known to Thou.und..—Parmalee's
Vegetable Pills regulate the action of
the secretions, purify the blood ond
keep the stomach and bowels free
from deleterious matter. Taken according to directions, they will overcome dyspepsia, eradicate biliousness,
and leave the digestive organs healthy
and strong to perform their functions.
Their merits are well known to thousands who know by experience how
beneficial they aro In giving tone to
to the system.
The hen that proves herself to be
an exceptionally good layer and mother should he kept as long as possible. The active life of a hen is about
two years, but with the proper care
she can be kept much longer for
breeding purpose...
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soap Powder is bettei than other powders,
as it is both soap and disinfectant.     3-|
Miurfr Liilaeat CtfMMfc *%
$100 Reward, $100.
The reader of this paper will be p'oosed to
learn tbat there is at leant one dreaded diee.i,
that science has been able to our. Id all Ita
itiinei, aad that is Catarrh. Halt', Catarrh
Cure is th-Ooly positive enrenow know to Ihe
medical fraternity, t'atarrn being a oonstitnt-
lonal disease, require' a constitutional treat,
ment, Hull's. Catarrh core ls taken internal,
ly, nctiiiK directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system, thorny destroying the
foundation ot the disease, and slving the pet-
lent strength by building np tne constitution
and assisting nature in doing Its work, Tlie
proprietors have so mm li faith ln Its onrative
powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars
for any wise thai lt fails to cur.. Send for list
of testimonials.
Address F, J CHENEY, Toledo, Ohle.
gold" bV all Druggists, Tio.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
In planning for your flowers for the
coming summer do not forget a quantity of sweet-faced pansles, a bed of
fragrant sweet peas, anil a great mass
of brilliant nasturtiums, for there ls
nothing prettier for house and table
Hinard's Liniment Cam Street ta Cm.
Every reader of this paper should
grow flowers of somo kind this season. There ls more real enjoyment
and expectation in growing them
from seed than any otlier way. Don't
be afraid of blunders—they are the
forerunners of great discoveries,
Itaar-fi Ue-Mit Cam Mstiagw.
Divers in the British navy," beforo
being passed as proficient In the craft
have to be able to work ln 12 fathoms
of water for an hour and 20 fathoms
for a quarter of an hour.
If yon intend planting sny trees, frails,
shrubs, etc, order at once. Nursery stocks
cannot be replenished like dry goods or groceries. First orders get choice of stock. Write
for our catalogue of apples, crabs, plums, small
fruits, ornamental trees, etc. that will (row
In Manitoba and the Territories.
THS UK--1' IKULlail S-tSUI.
rESTIMONIAL ttama tin late SIR SAM.
TIEI. BAKER, the l.moue Nil. Explorer,
"Newton   Abbot,   Devon.   Dear   Bin—I
bev. delayed aay thanks a* I wliM te
teet the .Beet ot Blair's Pllla _y a «n_»
: interval of tlm..
'or  tea  y.ers  I  had   suffered  ae.lelT
-     , and life had lost  ""      **"
to  the  unoerl
sn     visitations
 ... -rated see for i_
according to th.  virulence
cl.nt interval of tip..
°Oout aad Uf. trad 1
min. to the unoerts
sudden    visitations
prostrated me for m
ding to th. virulence of
Blair's Pills have rendered me Immense
Irom Oout aad Ufa bad lost Its ettrefc
lion owing to the uncertainty et kea-ia
and    eudden    visitations    of  Ih.
whleh proetrated me for months, or
Ot the attacks
s.rvics,   aa 1   a.   longer  lur   a.   att.-J_
of Oout.
Tor   iho   last twenty   _aoath. I have
b*sa eOBapar.tlv.lir  free,  as one ar two
attempted visitations have been lmmee,
lately stamped out hy  tke aailstanc.   ei
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Blair's Pill.'.     ^^^_^^^^^^^^^
"Truly yours (Signed) S.ml. W  Baker.
Lyman Sons A Co., Montreal and Ten.
•nte; The Bole Drug  Co.,  Winnipeg;  a_d
Martin, Bol. A Wynne 0... Wiaaloec.
Superfluous Hair
Removed by the New Principle
-Electrolysis, X-ray or dopllatorles are
offered you on the bare word of the
operators and manufacturers. D —
' MIRACLE ie not. It is th* ouly method
whioh Is indorsed by physicians, surgeons, dermatologist!, medical journals
and prominent magazines. Booklet will
will be sent tree, la plain, sealed
Your money back without question II
it fails to do all that ia claimed for lt.
DE MIllACLE mailed, sealed in
plain wrapper, on receipt of II. Write
lor it to-day to DE MIRACLE CHEW.
10AL OO., 23 Quint Snsn War,
Toronto, or
1 CO-foot roll, 4 feet high S.4.75     For poultry and garden.   Better thnn old stylo. Of local dealer or na  Freight pi-ld.
lM-root roll, S feet high  5.50 THE PAGE WIRE FENCE OO. LIMITED *5»
ISO-foot roll. 0 feet high _. 6.50 WalkarvlUe.      Montreal.      Toronto.      Winnipeg,      St. John.
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That there  is  no  better   company   in which  to  place  your Life   Insurance' than
is clearly shown by the following comparison:
Dec SI, 1891    Ceo. II, 1104
Insurance in Force , ,.• ..$9,555,300 $37,668,463
Policies issued during the year    .. 2,710,755 7,107,148
Policy Reserves ....,.:..   ..     628,429 6,255,077
'Assets .. ,.,.   ..,    821,320 6,112,344
Income ..      296,468 1,659,107
SURPLUS (not including Capital Stock) .. .. „ ..,      50,509 471,869
The ten years during wliich these increases have taken place cover the period of
the present management of the Company.    Certainly such magnificent success
Positive Protootlon       to       Policy       Holders.
Apply for Ratee to
The    Manufa
(Retabliehod April 8,1899.)
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__.RB. 11  Whitney,  Publisher.
South Vancouver.
EttouaH Omen—30 Fleet street,
London, IS. C, England Whore a
file of '"fho Advocate" is kopt for
Subscription $1 a year   payable   tt>
Aoentsa Copy.
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. C, April 22d,   1905.
The creation of the new office of con-
eultlng barrister to the Council came as
a surprise to .he great majority of the
'cltlkene of Vancouver. This surprise
waa still further accentuated by the
-announcement that Mr. Joseph Martin
bad been given the appointment. The
position ls a lucrative one, carrying, a.
lt does, a fixed, salary of 12,500 a year,
"with, perquisites. These latter consist
of costs In litigation when the city Is
successful, end all go into Mr. Martin's
.'pocket, whereas, on the other hand,
"when the city ls unsuccessful the taxpayer!, will still retain the privilege of
paying the costs on both sides. Thus
litigation or no litigation, successful or
■unsuccessful, Mr. Martin's (2,500 a year,
like Tennyson's brook, goes on forever.
The President of the Liberal Assocla
tlon ls credited with engineering the
appointments of both Mr. Martin and
Mr. Peter Wylle through the Council
The interference of political organisations In deciding who shall or shall not
receive appointments on the staff of
the Municipal Council cannot be too
severely condemned.
"It behooves the taxpayers to consider
"■very carefully and dispassionately the
question of the proposed by-law for
$350,000. Last year that notorious $100,-
000 disappeared ln a manner that
Bcarcely left a trace of Its departure,
and what guarantee under present con-
dltlons has the taxpayer that the $350,-
000 would not follow In the footsteps of
Its predecessor? The wrangling lndulg
ed In at the weekly Council meetings
ila an all-sufficient Indication that the
members have not yet passed out of the
rudimentary stages of their education
in municipal government.
Alderman  Johnson  is  reported  ns
saying »n Conncil meeting Monday eveuiug : "All we've been having is meetings,   we   have    had  more   nieotiug>
-iu    three      mouths        auy       other
^Council    ever    had     iu     a,    year."
.'And what  has  been  accomplished at
1 theso mauy meeting!:, the patient ratepayers nsk.    Nearly one-third  of the
;}ear is past and a Councilman admits,
.all that's been doue is "have meetings."
Subscribe to
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rfi_3_f Subscribers who fail to
Sget "Tbe Advocate" on Saturday -"•morntT.-j.;;' pk?ise notify
^m of5.ee.    Telephone B1405
The Reeve presided at the meeting on
Saturday, April 15th, all the Councillors being present.
George Morgan resigned his position
of road foreman, to date from April
1st.   Accepted.
R. Meek asked that the road between
Lots 630 and 031 be opened from Ontario to Westminster Avenue, as he
wanted to build, having sold his place
on Ontario Street. Mr. Newblgglng
asked that 22nd Avenue be opened irom
Ontario to Westminster Avenue. Coun
clllors Meddler and Wilson moved that
tenders be asked for making these
roads, to be in by May 20th.   Carried.
The Central Park Agricultural Assoc
latlon asked for a grant towards its ex
hlblt at New Westminster.   Laid over
till next meeting.
Messrs. McFee and Hlcltlenton re
quested that a plank approach be laid
to their store on Westminster Avenue.
Councillors Mlddler and Wilson's proposition that this be laid over was lost
Three applications for loans were
read: One for $250; one for $400 and one
for $500. Councillors Ballson and Mid
dler moved that a loan of $500 be grant
ed William Vivian out of the Sinking
Fund monies, on the security of Blocks
1, 6 and 8 of the S. E. quarter of 338, for
five years, at 6 per cent. Interest. Carried. The others are to be informed
that no more funds were available at
A ditch Is to be dug at the request of
Mrs. Mary Naire on the North Arm
Road near the Home Road, to prevent
the road water flowing Into her well
Dr. Thomas W. Jeffs was appointed
Medical Health Offlcer at a fee of $7i
per annum.
Tenders are to be asked for making
about five chains of the Townsend Road
In reply to a letter from A. G. Andrews,
who has built.there.
Communications respecting roads In
District Lots 200 and 328 and 329 from
R. K. Houlgate and W. H. Rowling, as
well as a letter from R. McBride ln
reference to his ditch, were read and
A petition from 32 persons that the
Joyce Road be repaired was laid over
till next meeting.
Tenders were opened for the following work:
Twenty-second Avenue in 472—Scott
& Eowes, $9.80 per chain; G. Morgan,
$13.40 per chain; Cook & Qulnn, $14.
Gibson Road—Scott & Bowes, $20; F.
Taylor, $18; Cook & Qulnn, $15.
Contracts were given to Scott &
Bowes at $9.80 per chain for Twenty
second Avenue, and Cook & Qulnn at
$15 for Gibson Road.
A deed for road allowance to the
Greenwood Cannery from Centre Road
from Christopher Wood to the Corporation, was ordered to be registered ln
the Land Office.
The Clerk was Instructed to request
K. S. Burnett to survey the Wilson
Road from Westminster Avenue to
Centre Road and to gazette same.
The Reeve was empowered to purchase from the Waterous Engine Company a small rock crusher and elevator
suitable to move round the municipality for the purpose of breaking six-inch
rock, and to be handled by our present
Applications are to be received for
the position of road foreman on May
20th. He will be required to keep a
horse and rig to move tools round the
Tenders are asked for covering the
rock on Victoria Road, near the Wilson
Road, with gravel.
The Revenue By-law was finally passed and sealed.
The store of Quality. We invite yon autocall
und Inspect our large Block of Choice Groceries
rtiiO Furnlnire. .We'll save you money. Read
our wonderful oiler Lo you. Whether yon you
__re a new or old customer we treat all alike
l-Iuugnriau Flour per bbl $8 26
B & K. Rolled Oats, 7-lt, sack....    80c
Blue Ribbon Tea, G-_j  tiu fl.90
Coronation Tea, very line, per Si, 80c
Package Ruyal Crown Powder, 8-ft, 20c
li). 11 Best Prunes    60c
10 11 Jap Rice     60c
10 Bars Soap, Elect     2Cc
3-11- bar Pure Castile Soap 26c
Windsor Salt, per sack     06c
3-lb Corn Starch    2Gc
10-lb  White Beans  40c
Lemon Extract     10c
Vanilla Extract  10c.
i tius While Star Uniting Powder   26o
ill burs Royal Crown Soap  $1 00
2   1- ft packages of Pearliuc     25c
Canned Peel,  2-Si     85c
Muil Orders Promptly Pilled.
FURNITURE at prices unhenrd
of before.
5.T. Wallace
Westminster avenue & Harris street.
Telephone 1200
. &90O000000 OO OOOOO OOOOO
Mt. Pieasont      8
Meat Market
2311 Westminster Ave., Cor. 7th.
f   All kinds of
I     MEATS &
g .    ._,       always on hand.
Q    Your patronage is
9      respet'tsully solicited
O Prompt Delivery.
8    Kenneth Sweet, Prop.
03000000000000 OOOOOO OOOOO
Strawberries lue
Raspberries 15c
Blackberries ....  loc
2- ft tiu Pork A Beans.. 10c
Corn, 3 tius 26o
Raisins, 3 packages.... 25c
Macaroni, per pncltnge, 10c
Vermacelli  10c
Floor—*1.50 .- $1.60 per sack,
SOAPS.—G bars Royal Crowu Soup 2iic.
6 " Sttuta Glaus Soap 25c.
6   "   Magical "    25c.
Scrubs of all kiuds.
Bread and Pastry.
Wm Dm Muir
Ring m> 'phone 443. Mt. Pleasant
If yon know any itoms of Mt.Pleasant
news—Social, Personal or any other
news items—seud them iu to "The
Advocate," or by telephone— III-105.
Who would exchange the merry nolle of
children at nlay, with the chlldlose home
where the clock tick can be heard hour
miter hour In the dull silence? Hut there
aro a great many who would
like to people the silent
liiiiisn with the children that
fate has refused them. Falls olleu In this case only
another word for Ignorance.
Many u glad mother dates
her happiness from the
day sho first began the
use of Hector Pierco's
Favorite Proscription.
It often happens that
with thocureof (emalo
weakness and the establishing ef the delicate womanly organs In sound health, tho
way ls opened for tlio joy of motherhood.
"Favorite Prescription" Is a specific for
the chronic ailment* peculiar to women.
It cnres them perfectly
and permanently.
No other medicine can
do for women so much as
"Favorite Prescription."
Do not therefore let any
other medicine be palmed
off on you as "just as
"Favorlto Prescription"
contains no alcohol, opium, cocaine or other narcotic. It Ib strictly a
temperance medicino.
" I can truly say your medicine is a friend
of mine," writes Mrs. Arthur Brstt, of Am-
hi'i'fttlmrii, Ontario. Canada. "I am mother
of four children and suffered greatly at times
of birth uf tlrst three. When threo months
alone wiih the Inst ono 1 lii'gan to think of
ti: inn some medicine to case those terrible
pains, and asked our doctor whether thero
was anyihluu be could irlvt, mo to lessen labor pains. He laid ihero was nothln.. that
could help mo. I then iIhuii.'Iii I would write
to Dr. Pierce. Ho inlvl.nl mo to tuke his
Farorltc Prescription.' I started to take lt
at fourth monih. I was very weak, had heart
trouble and would faint away two or throe
times a day. Our doctor could not help nie
and life was a draff. I would often say, oh. If
1 could only die in one of these spoils: but I
took five liottles of 'Favorite Prescription'
and felt better every way. Got along" well at
tlio tlroo of delivery. I had heard of painless
chlldlilrth, and I thought It must bo a good
medicine that would help thoso pains, but I
know now for myself, nnd can not tell lt plain
enough. Your Favorite Prescription' is the
best medicine as we mothers know. I advise
my friends to try it. Baby ls now four
mouths old and ls a strong healthy boy."
Or. Pierce's Pellets Cure Constipation.
in attractive designs at prices
loss than down-tow u stores
can give yon.
W. W. Merklev
Westminster Avenue,   Mt. Pleasaut.
Dahlia Bu.bs
15,000 npUBEROUS. The lnrgCFt
Good I and best assortment this
Strong. side of the Old Country.
Prices $4 00 lo *>50.00 por 100.
Also P_.r___.nia._s nml Annual Plants.
Thousands of thom ou hand. Prices
Mail Orders promptly attended to.
riiiti. fuel ion guaranteed. Price List
Chas. Keeler
Note—Street Cars pass my placo.
Nui.st.i.Y: Cor. WestiiiiiiBter& 15th aves.
The Mt. Pleasant "Advocate" on sal.
at all the Newsdealers in the city
Before starting on a shopping tour,
look over Iho advertisements in the
"The Advocate" wishes any carelessi
ness in delivery reported to the Offico;
telephone ni-ios.
Rend Ihc New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in tliiis paper, theu go to
New York Dental Parlors fur your work
Any one having friends or knowing
of   strangers   visiting on  Mt. Pleasaut
will confer a great favor by informing
'The Advocate."   Telephone B1405.
If you know of any ineal news item of
interest such ns parties, dances, socials,
arrival anil departure of visiters, society
meetings, etc, sond it in to The
Advocate or hy telephone B1405.
is only fl.00 a yonr,
")0e for 6 months,
25c for 3 months.
If yon miss The Anroc__TE"*""b_*"mT_.*'
the loc.il news.
In the all-Important matter of corsets
we change wonderfully little. Straight-
fronted makes are still worn, but there
are Indications of a smaller waist than
of yore. This Is arrived at by cuttlng-
ln the corset at the waist. It 1» a better shaped corset than that of last year,
for by giving the hips free play and
thus accentuating their size, the waist
ls made to appear smaller and rounder. The corset ls still cut very low
both back and front. In view of the
hot weather the thinnest silk batiste,
very lightly boned, Isja favorite fabric.
The virtues of kid and suede in the
shape of dress accessories are not yet
exhausted. Some very high collars
and cuffs are being worn with tailor-
made shirts, composed of kid of pale
shades studded with steel, while the kid
blouse ls a popular garment with motorists.
It is interesting to note the amazing
height to whleh the up-to-date collar
has been brought, whether It be of
linen, lace, jewels, jet, or velvet ribbon.
Where lt ls going to end one does not
know, and a depth of 3 1-2 Inches is
considered by no means out of the way.
But the best cut collars are not uncomfortable, for they are scooped out un-
der the chin and are set ln lower Mian
of yore. These highly manly collars
enhance the well dressed appearance
of a woman, and suit the coiffure of
the moment, which ls dressed right on
top of the head.
The coiffure of the moment Is really
very becoming, for it tends to make the
head look smaller, and the attempt at
neatness ls highly commendable. The
hair Is etlll waved, but not frlzaed—a
fact which the amateur will do well to
note. It is taken up rather tightly
above the ears, and ls only a little full
ln front, with two side curls. Tortoise-
shell pins of every kind are worn, and
very beautiful are some of the new
dark and amber tortolseshell slides and
pins inlaid with gold.
At the Concours Hipplque every season Is the Marquise de St. Sauveur,
who always looks like the slBter of her
two pretty daughters; Madame Le-
grand, when not racing, ls often to be
seen there too. On the opening day
everyone noticed Madame de la Torre's
very smart tailor costume, worn with
a dainty batiste blouse, cravat and collar, and a very becoming toque of black
straw with a pale blue paradise plume.
Prlncesse de Cantacugene looked neat
and Brnart In a black and white check
tailor gown, with a hat ln two shades
of red. Two pretty American sisters
were dressed alike, ln short velveteen
costumes of a discreet mouse-color
(gowns that have been much admired
at the skating club In the Palais de
Glace). The short coats are braided
with silver-grey soutache braid, and
very smartly cut away In front to display narrow white cloth gllets that
open ln turn over a pleated shirt front.
The hats worn with these frocks were
of red crln, trimmed with taffeta bows
and crimson feather pompons, ln the
Toreador fashion. A touch of crimson
was given in the belts of Viennese
leather with sliver mounts and the neat
crimson satin ci ivats.
Two tall white lilies on an altar fair,
A breath of balmy freshness iu the nir,
Glad peals of Faster  anthems ringing
A dawn of golden glory without cloud;
All emblems of a resurrection morn.
A hope of future skies,  uudimmi d hy
And longings for a life al) freo from sin-
True life, above this earthly cere and din.
Not in some future laud, beyond the
But here, nud uow, let's see the Christ
From  out  tho    rock-bound   tomb  of
human hearts
He may arise, live,   move  and • havo a
Through you aud  me,   aud   all souls
grent aud small;
Iu blessiug, healing, teaching, one and
The path to heaven (harmony within)
Aud earth au Eden bloom; without its
—Harriet S. Iiogardus
The Market Question.
Editor "Tho Advocate":
The letter of your correspondent
"Paterfamilias" is full of plaiu common
sense arguiuout nud worthy of more
than passing consideration. As he trite
ly puts it, the first right of mau is the
right to live, nnd to do that the menus
whereby ho lives must be placed within
his reach. Withhold that aud you do
stroy tho whole fabric of the ccouomic
structure of social commercial nud political life as it at present exists.
As the father of eight children, four
boru iu Euglaud nud four iu Manitoba,
I may, I vent ure to think, lay claim to
have had _omo little experience of the
interior economy of the household. 1
cun, uot ouly assert, but prove to
demonstration that if Vaucouver had a
weekly Farmen.'. Market the ordinary
householder could live 26% cheaper
than he is doing today.
If the price of liviug continues to iu-
creuse iu Vancouver, ns during the past
six mouths, theu wages must go np iu a
corresponding ratio. I flud lhat sugar
hns risen in price 85%, flour 50% and
potatoes 100%. Cut for cut, quality for
quality, meat of alfdescriptious is mnch
dearer iu Vaucouver thau either iu
London, Eng., or New York, U. S. A,
Mr. Lawsou's story of "Fruziod
Fiunnce," which has caused such on
immense sensation in the Uuited
States, conld be applied with equal if
not greater force to our Lilliputian com
munity iu British Columbia. Ho teaches
thnt millions of peoplo are made to
suffer aud die that a few may become
multi-millionaires aud yet we nre asked
to believe that the majority govern,
Vaucouver wants a weekly Market
and has wnutod it for years but a few-
say no, and thus we are compelled to do
without it to enable the rich to become
richer and tho poor poorer, even to
Onr lauds are lying idle while we are
forced to send millions abroad overy
year fur the commonest necessities of
the poorest household. Why should
the masses be compelled to eke out a
hole existence while tho combined few
livo iu luxurious ease, clothe themselves
in purple and fine lineu, und fare
sumptuously everyday?
Tweeds and Homespun.., in the latest shades; regular $ 1 60 for 860 yd.
Broadcloths and Venetians, in the newest colorings; regular $1.26
and $1.50, sale price 36c yd.
Voiles, Cashmeres, Lustres, Poplins and Serges, in good shades;
regular $1, $1.25 and $1.50, sale price 85c yd.        ■ ■">
Broadcloths nud Venetians in popular shades; regular $1.76 to $3.25,
sale price 60c.
Fancy Tweeds and Homespuns, this season's importations; regular
price $1.76 to $2.26, stile price 60c.
303 Hastings Street.
We take pride iu our Butter Department, and by careful watching try to keep nothing but  the best.   **J*»"fc
The steady increase of our sales show that our efforts
are appreciated.    Per pound 25c, 30c & 35c  Jfs aJf» Jfa
Andrews Brosv
2315 Westminster Ave.
See When Your Lodge Meets
The 2d and 4th Monday, of the mt nth
Court Vancouver, I. O. F., meets at
8 p ni.
Mt. Pleosunt Lodgo No. 10,  I.O.O.F.
moots at 8 p. m.
Vancouver   Council   No. 21 In,   Canadian Order of Chosen Friends ineetB
the 2d aud 4th Thursdays of the month.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of tho
Maccabees holds its regular meetings on
the 1st, nnd 3d Fridays of the month
lit. Pleasant Mall. (Postoiiloc.)
Leaves at 6 a.m., 11 a in., A 5:80 p.m
Arrives at 11 a. in., nud 3 p. in.
A rgyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. 0.
Ladies' White
Lawn Waists &
F& In ___?____? at Wholesale
DlUU^Cb priCes © ©
LADIES' BLOUSES worth   75c for 50c each
" " "       $1.00 $1.26 for 75c each
$1.50 for $1.00 each
$2.00 " $1.40 "
$2.25 " $1.80 "
$2.60 .'"., $1.75 "
$8.25 " $2 25 "
_ J.Uomerr
4O0 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
For Sale & Rent.
-List your property for Reut or Sale
with The Advocatk Real Estate Co.
Lot on Ontario St S 350
Lot on I_an.dow.ie Ave. (cleared)..    CO)
Two lots, Columbia St, very cheap    275
Lots, 250 ft., Ash St 1,200
One block, graded, Ash St	
One block, graded, Manitoba St..
Carolina St., 33 feet, 2 lots      600
Alberta St. lots      350
Yukon St. lot      350
Ninth Ave   .. 1,250
Lome St., 6 rooms, 2-storey house,
new 1,275
Fifth Ave., 7 rooms, bath, furnace,
stone foundation, new 1,275
Sixth Ave., 6 rooms, hot and cold
water 1,250
Sixth Ave. West, 5 rooms, cottage,
bath, etc.. 1,350
Scott St., 7 rooms, 3 lots, cleared,
graded and fenced 1,750
House,  Sixth Ave., 6 rooms   and
bath 1,350
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,250
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,300
Cottage, Sixth Ave   .. 1,350
Lots,  Eleventh Ave., $300 to..   ..     350
Two lots, Eleventh Ave, 35 feet, for
the two      650
Two lots, 33 feet     375
Two lots, Scott St., 33 feet      550
Two lots, Carolina St., 33 feet..  ..     400
Two lots, Eighth Ave  .. ..     350
One block, near school house:
Three lots, Ninth Ave 1,350
Lot on Manitoba, facing city..   ..    400
Lot, Fifth Ave     400
Lot on Fifth Ave ,400
Lot on Manitoba St     360
Lot on Lansdowne St     600
Lot on Eighth Ave     400
Thiiteenth Ave., 8 rooms, bath, etc,
terms -.100
House, St. George St., 7 rooms.. .. 1,550
Three houses on one lot, Lome.. .. 2,70o
Quebec St., house 1,250
Quebec St., house 1,100.
House, 3 rooms      500
House, 7 rooms, Eleventh Ave..  ..2,000
**"*Whlcli Meet on nt. Pleasant
I. O.  O. F,..
Mt. Pleasaut Lodgo..N6:'19h_oets every
Tuesday at 8 p. tli , iu Oddfellows Half
Archer Block, Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren-oowHally invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—O. G. Kenny.
Recording Secretary—T ho*.
Mackay, Heather aud Eighth avenue.
.. I. O. F.
Court Vancouvgt 1328, Independent
Order of Foresters meetB 2d and 4th
Mondays of each mouth ut 8 p. in.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief RANOJ.it—J. B. Abernethy.
Recording Secretary—J. Hansen,
, /*i.: 12 Seventh it venue, west,
Financial Secretary—M^ J. Crehan,
314 Prinrossstreet, City.   Telephone
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regaiar
Review   1st   Sho* lid" Fridnys. of   ench   N<
month in.I. O. O. ¥., Hall corner Wet*.
minster nud Seventh oveuues.
Visiting Ludiel. always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs, F. I>. Budloug,
i 186 Eleventh aveuue, west.
Lady Record keeper—'htts. J. Martin,
Ninth itvjtnthe.
Vniicmivnv Council', 'No: 21 lu, meets
every 2d uud .th Thnrsdays of each
month, in I. O. O. V, Hall, corner
Soveuth and Westminster avenues.
Sojourning  Friends always welcome.
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Reoorder,
__-8 Westminster avenue, Tel. "oo.
Junction of Westminster road and Westminster avenue. SERVICES nt 11 a. in..
and 7:30p.m.; Sunday School at J; 80 p.m.
Rov. A. W. McLeod, Pastor, Residence ISO
Sixth .venue,cast.
Corner ol Nin!    and Westminster aTeuiics.
SERVICES at 11a. m., and 7 p. m.; Snmlnv
School and Bible Cluss 2:30 p.m.   Rev. A. K.
Hetherlngton, n. A., B. I)., Pasior.
Parsonage 123 Eleventh avenue, west. Telephone B1219. '
Corner Ninth avenue and Queboc street
SERVICES at 11 a.m.,nnd 7:30 p. m.; Sundny
School nl2:30 p. in. Rov.3.0....Wilson, R.A..
Pastor. Manse corner ol Eighth avenuo and
Ontario street.   Tel. 1006.
St Michael s, (Anglican).
Corner Westminster road and Prince Edward
.tract. SERVICES at lla.ro., and7:3(i p.m.,
Holy Communion l.t mul 3d Sun,lays In each
month after morning prayer, 2rt Hnd lth Hun
lays at 8a. m. Sunday School nt 2:30 p.m.
Rev. G. II. Wilson, Rector.
Roctory 372 Thirteenth avenue, cast. Telephone 1117119.
Advent Christian Church (not7th day Ad.
'entlsts) cornor Ninth avenuo and Westmln
ter road. Services 11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.,
-unday School at 10 a. m. Ypung peoples'
■Society of Loynl Workers of chili liim Endeavor meets every Sundny evening at6:4.',o'clock,
Prayer-meellng Wednesday nights at 8 o'clock.
E. & J. HARD'/ & CO.
Company,   Financial,   Press uud
Advertisers' Agents,
HO F.HP.tSt., London,  E. C,  England.
Colonial Business a Specialty.
lark'c Shav*n9
Jct-LK s Parlort
Westminster Ave., next Glasgow House
Johu Gillmau,  Proprietor.
Three CHAIRS, and a first-clnss Bath
Room is rnn in connection with  the
Bnrber Shop—give this place a trial.
Jas. Carnahan.
■>nicr>  i»roni|.lly ntten-lcil  to,   night   or
, dNtf'   ('liiirfjei*-modern te.
Office: 37 Hastings street, west,
Telephone Number 479.
Trade Marks
Copyrights Ac.
Ah von-. spikHmr a Bitot oh and deterlptlon nay
'"" whetti      '
 f patentable.   Co mnn	
ti'.ii-..urictly_'0!il!i.e!!tlfi>]. Handbook on I'ftteuU
quickly uncertain our opinion (re* whether an
Invention in probably patentable.   Con.n_ui.ie*.
■tmtfreo. Oldest ncency for Buunrlng patent_.
Fuionte taken through Mnnu A to. rectlre
iptcutl notice, wit bout O-arife, In the
Scientific American,
A hantlinmolr llimitrntpcl weekly. J.nrcoet elr-
dilation of any •cluntitlo Journal. Term*, $3 a
yt'iir ; J.itir months, IU  Sold by nil new ■rteniara.
Branch Oftico.
Co.3siB.nte... New York
Ico. iKS K St.. Washington, D. C.
Thb Advocate is tbe bfst advertieing
medium whero it oirculstos.  Tel. Bl405
Electric Light
Along InterurbanjRv- Line
The Electric Lighting Line has now been
extended from Gladstone Station to Burnaby
Power House.
Any residents wishing to install the light
will please make application to the Lighting
Department, where further information will
be cheerfully given.
British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Ltd.
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