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S Reasons Why
We should flispohse your presoriptiOflB.
kt-^VVo tm onlf tlie purest drags
2d—We are acout'ate.
8d—Wo neve* substitute.
4th—We never overcharge.
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Free Delivery to any part of the oity.   'Phono 790.
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Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three ITonths 35c, Six Months 50c, Per Year Si.
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Always Something:
, , to Interest you every week m THE ADVOCATE
among the Loral Items, Mi.,', ___.ui.-ous Items,
Woman's Realm, or tho Con tinned Story. The
Advertisements will keep yoa posted on where
to go for bargains in all lines.
The subscription price is within the reach of all
Delivered anywhere iu the Oity, the Dominion-
the United States or Great Britian for 91 a year
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Established Aran, 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 850.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   O,   Saturday,   Jan 6, 1103.    /
•'(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 40.
Local Items.
The McCuaig Anotion and Commission Oo., Ltd., next to Oarneige Library,
Hastings streot, buy Furniture, for Oash,
Conduct Anotion Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of every description
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Vote for W.H.Wood Sr. for Alderman.
Dr. N. Allen aud Mrs. Allen returned
Tuesday after a ten   days  visit  with
Mrs. Allen's pareuts Mr. uud Mrs. Ash-
Well, Chilliwhack.
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>^ng the School Trustees seeking
• *.Jj Mr. J J. Dougan, who
. ,, .. _.-.«, •£ most elfioient lriember of
the Board, and will sorely be returned
for another term. Mr, Dougan Is also
well-known for his 14 years servioe on
the teaching stall, aud has always been
an active worker in educational matters.
Our Gold Crown and
Tho following pupils fromMt.Pleasaut
Sohnol pass 'd the Xtnns examinations:
Number of candidates, 17 ; passed 9.—
Gladys Schwcsiugor. 784 ; Frank Priteh-
nrd, 708; Everett Snider, 1)44; Harley
Morrison, 040; Ida Astlo, 008; Evelyn
Mitchell, 697 i Charles Moodto, B80;
Alice Balkwill, 558; Frank Alexander,
655
Mr. Richard Mills, of Mt. Pleasant,
the popular shoe merchant, is a candidate for License Commissioner;
Mr. Mills' card appears in today's
Advocate, and we feel sure Mr. Mills
will be returned by the electors, on
Thursday of next week.
Mr. W. II. Wood, Sr., a highly
respected and well known citizen of
Mt. Pleasant, is a candidate for Alderman for Ward 5. Mr. Wood's card
appears in this issue of the Advocate;
in it he promises to deovte "all of his
time" to the duty of Alderman, if
elected.
Tho very latest styles in Canadian
r.nd Auierienii makes aud designs iu
Winter Shoes for Meu, Women and
Children at R. MILLS, tho Sbouumu,
119 Hastings streets, west.
Mr. Johu Horner, a man of unquestionable standing in the community, has consented to stand for
cu ction for License Commissioner
tor 1006, Mr. Homer's requisition
bear, the names of miny prominent
citiztns, both business men and working men.
 :o:—	
The Art Historical and Scientific
Association will give a ball on February __d, in Pender Hall, for the benefit of the Association. An active
committee arc now at work, and the
ball will be under the patronage of
Sir Charles and Lady Tupper, Mayor
and  Mrs.   Buscombe.
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TO RENT.—Flat of 7 rooms in brick
block ; apply to W D. Muir.
About twenty-four ladies and gentlemen gathered at the home of Mr.
Ross, Sixth avenue New Years' eve.
to welcome the incoming year. Singing hymns before 12 o'clock, and
some good old Scotch songs afterwards by the entire party, made the
hours  pass  swiftly  and   pleasantly.
lot	
A. O.  U. W.
Perseverence Lodge No 11, A.O.U.W.,
installed their olllcers for the ensuing
term ou Weduesday ovening, as follows:
Past Master, S. M. Eveligh; Master
Workman, Whitloy Murray; Foreman,
A. Gcrrard; Overseor, F. G. Stephens;
Recorder, F. L. Budloug; Finuancler,
R. H. Macnuley; Receiver, J. P. Nightingale; Guido, H.O. Foster; I S. W.,
Frank Prior; O. S W , J. W. Jacksou.
Bro. F. Prior was installing officer
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Miss Annie Chambers and Miss Edith
Lawrence were the hostesses at a very
delightful dance, giveu in Mason's Hall
on Friday eveniug, a most delightful
evening was passed. About 80 invited
gnests engaged in the dance. At
midnight veiy dainty refreshmeuts were
served. Mr. Wm. Garden provided
first-class dance, music and the floor
was in excellent condition. The hall
and stage were draped with flags; ivy
and carnations formed the floral decoration.
■ 10:
BIRTHS.
Gibbs.—Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs,
corner Ninth and Quebec, Jan 2d, a
son
Moody.—Born to Dr. and Mrs. Wm.
Moody, Georgia street, Deo. 29th, a son.
Watson.—Born to Mr. and Mrs
Watson, 261 l'ifth avenue,east, Jan. 2d,
a son.
Jessop —Born   to  Mr.    and    Mrs.
Jessop,   Eighth  aveuue,     Jan.   2d,  a
daughter.
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If you miss The Advocate yon miss
be local news.
Bridge work g&JSL,1"-
We hjive a Specialist in this branch of
the dental profession who hns a world
wide reputation for his high-class work.
Tins Class of Work is Guaranteed
for a Life-time.
OUR PRICES HAVE ALWAYS
BEEN THE SAME for High-clnes
Donttstiv. WE DO EXACTLY AS
WE ADVERTISE.
Teeth extraoted and filled absolutely painless, and all other dental
work doue by Specialists who are all Graduate Dentists, holding
Specialists' Diplomas, and licensed by thu Board of Dental Examiners
for British Columbia.
Give us a call and let us show you samples of our work.   Then judge
for yonrBelf.
NEW YORK   j
'"DENTISTS |—
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1666.
Branoh Office: corner Abbott and Hastings streets. Tel. 202
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;   Sundays 9 a. m., to 2 p. m.
STOVES!
ALL STYLES!   ALL PRICES!
I      A      Fl FTT     Mt. PLEASANT HARDWARE
J.   M.    I LL I   I , STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Keep the 18th open for Dramatic Entertainment, to be given by the
L. O.T. M., iu Fairviow. Particular;
later.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Pengelly arrived
home on Tuesday from a two weeks
visit with Mr, and Mrs. Bert Pengelly
of Rod Deer, Alberta.
Mr. Geo. Barwlck and family, of
Seattle, returned home Tuesday after**
two weeks visit with Mr. aud_Mrs. R.
Mnrriou, Twelfth aveuue. -'   l&jk
By properly adjusted glassos Dr.
Howell at the Burrard Snuitiiriuin Ltd ,
relieves eye strain which causes headache and other nervous troubles.
The Young Men's Bible Class of Mt.
feasant Baptist Chnrch spent a most
"Snjoyable time at the home of Mr, R.
W. Rolston, Thirteenth avonue, on
Fridny eveniug last. Games, vocal
solos by Messrs. Roy Lee and Sam
Clark, piano selections by Master Percy
Lee, aud refreshments were features of
the evening's pleasure.
The Poultry Association met on Wednesday eveuiug, a large number being
present and the business interesting.
The Poultry Show will be held January
15-20th, iu Edgeti's Old Stand; Cordova
street. All entries must be iu by the
11th, and birds placed ou exhibit by the
16th.
Read tho Now York Dental Parlors
advertisemeut iu this paper, then go to
Now York Dental Parlors for your work
MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST
CHURCH.
Tbe pastor, Rev. Herbert W Piercy,
will preach morning aud evening ou
Sunday. Morning subject: ' Saved to
Seive." Eveniug subject: ''Choose
you this day whom yo will serve."
Young Men's Bible Class at 2:80 p.m
Get your Dancing Pump, Lndii s'
Daucing Slippers, GeiitlenieuV Bedroom Slippers, Patent-leather Shoes
of the Reliable Shuonu.u—R. MILLS.
119 Hasting?'street, west.
MOUNT PLEASANT METHODIST
CHURCH.
The pastor, Rev. A E Hetheriugton,
will preach moruiug end evening ou
Sunday. Moruiug subject: "The
power of the Invisible" Evening:
"The Public Conscience."
Union Class at 10 a. ni., and Recep
tiou of Members at close of morning
service.
All are iuvited.
To the Electors of
Ward V.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:
At the request of a large number of
Electors of Ward V., aud Citizens of
Vaucouver, I have decided to offer my
•services as a representative iu the Oity
Council for the year 1906. If elected, I
shall devote nil my timo to the numerous duties which require immediate
at tent-ion, especially iu the various sections of WardV. Dnriug the year it is
possiblo that a uumber of important
matters will have to be dealt with aud
I can assure yon that iu every case I
shall givo the various questions my
direct personal attention.
Yours respectfully,
Mrs. J. MacPhersou aud tho Misses
Hicks entertained at a most delightful
party on Weduosdny evening at the
homo of their father Mr. G. P. Hicks,
Eighteenth avenue. Mnsic, games and
bright conversation wero the pleasures
of the eveuiug wliich caused tho moments to puss all too quickly. Present:
Misses L. aud M. Verge, Misses F. aud
G. Harford, Misses L. and N. McGeer,
Misses L. and P. Green, Miss E. Sim,
Miss M. Brooking, Misses L. and F.
Hicks, Mrs. H. Harford, Mrs. F. Hunt,
Mrs. MacPhersou, Messers. H. Hnrford
F. Hunt, J. MacPhersou, G. P. Hicks,
J. Fergusou, M. Bowman, R. G. flicks,
R. S Cummings, H. Sim, Bert Hicks,
R. Petts, F. Duttweiler, G. McGeer, D.
Snell, W. Green, P. Hicks, H. Hicks.
—NOTICE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
nt. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by "The Advocate."
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital (3.000.000.   Reserves $3.802.748.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bonk Deportment.
OPEN  SATURDAY  NIGHTS   from
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Manager.
W. H. Wood Sr. for Alderman.
There will be a series of Gospel Services in the Adveut Christian Ohnreh,
(Old Baptist Church), Seveuth avenue,
commencing on Stinduy evening Jan
7th, conducted by Elder E. H. Carman,
the Evangelist. Lectures upou Prophetio
Clouts will proceed the sermous. All
are welcome.
Alexandra Hive will hold the drawing
for their Maccnbee Quilt ou Monday
eveuing January 8th. A splendid program is beiug arranged, and refreshments will be served. Tickets for a
chance ou the quilt cnn be secured from
auy of the Lidy Maccabees for 25c.
Sr.
A word to my Friends
I am  in  the  field  as a
Candidate for
Commissioner.
My platform is: The impartial
enforcement of tha law. Can
I count on Your Vote?
Votiug Day is Thursday Jan. Hth.
J. HORNER.
Licence
Commissioner.
Having cousented to accept the nomination for this offico, I respectfully request tho support of nil the Electors.
Of the Lndies and Gentlemen who
have tho best Interests of this City at
heart 1 solicit their support aud if elected I intend to assist in administering
the laws of this Department justly aud
equal'y.
Richard HILLS.
Wanted by The Great
West Life Assurance
Company—
A Local Agent for Mt. Pleasant
and Fairview, Must be able to
devote his whole time aud furnish
satisfactory references.   Apply to
Geo. HALSE,  Manager.
Inns of Court Bldg.     Vaucouvor, B. O.
Specials!
3 catis Tomatoes for 25c
2 cans Pineapples for 25c
Pure Honey and Eastern Maple Syrup.
Good Apples $1 per box.
3 cans Peas for 25c
Stock-taking Sale I
Many Goods at One-half actual value—'for ths
balance of this month—prior to stock-taking.
Corn Starch 60 per package. Laundry Starch 5-ft for Kfo.
Old Brown Windsor Soap 36 cakes for 25c.
Extracts, regular price 25c, now 3 bottles for 36c
Boda Biscuits 5-ft for SffO.
Everything  else equally low.
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 280. Westminster Avo. A Princess Street.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
MOUNT
PLEASANT
Central fleat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 934.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
ou hand.   Ordors solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant nud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. ^ZSS*
Stock-taking   R.^r^^ins:
©®®©@© uuiyaiiio
till January  ist,  1906.
1 Every Odd Line Goes
Do you want A SNAP!
Take advantage of this opportunity, and buy now.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone  I860.
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RECORD SALE of CO A TS _
SATURDAY Morning we will place ou sale our entire stock of last
season's coats, iu large variety of styles and colors, worth up to $18.50.
SATURDAY MORNING—your choice for $1 each.
_      \     DOQQ & Cf\     30,32 and 34 Cordova St.
t)     r*-a   x\\\JJ^y «X \s\J.e Telephone 574.
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On Wednesday afternoon at 5 p,.
m. the Sunday School Class of St.
Michael's were given a suo.ier in I.
O. O. F. Hall. All kinds of good and
dainty things were on the prettily
laid tabic, and done ample justice to.
In rlie evening a very intcl-cs*ing
program was carried out by the boys
and girls in clever style.
PROGRAM.
Piano duct, Belle and Ina Morton;
Recitation, Hattie Moyles; Recitation, Geo. Jackson; Song, "Three
Old Maids of Lea," B. Prior, Marion
McAllister, Grace Cleator; Recitation, Bella Norton; Recitation, Genevieve Woodcock; Dialogue, Connie
O'Dcll and Marcella Gibbons; Recitation, Gladys Woodcock;. Recitation,
Ina Morton; Song, representing flow-
c(rs, Miss Curtlis' class; Recitation,
Edith Sykes; Recitation, Mary Wells;
Presentation of Prizes; Drill by the
boys; Song, Sidney Curtis and Kathleen McAllister; Tableau, "Tenting
on the Old Camp Ground," Soldiers,
Messrs. G. Boult, Moyles, Brandreth,
lloldan, Wllloughby; nnrscs, Misses
Stephens, Moyles, Curtis, dioldan and
Birmingham. The entertainment
was of unusual merit.
Advertize in the "Advocate."
You  can not make a better
resolution for   1906 than to
buy your GROCERIES
from  this store.   Our
prices are the lowest
and quality of goods
the highest.
McKinnon & Gow,
14(1 Ninth Ave. Opposite No 8 Firo Hall
Tclopht.no B1448. Prompt delivery
FlRST-CLASS
Boot ami Shoomaklng
and Repairing done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2461 Westmiuster avenne.
For a Game of
Pool or Billiards
Orop In at
O McCUTCHEON'S BARBER SHOP
Mt. Pleasant.
DO IT NOW 1—If not already a Subscriber to "The Advocate" become one
now.   Only $1 for 12 months.
For   local  news  subscribo    for  THE
ADVOCATE, only fl for 12 months.
We are opening up a splendid stock of	
ENAMEL WARE
Tinware     Copper Goods
and a general all round line of Housefurnings.
We will make a specialty of this class of goods, and
invite an inspection.
Buchanan & Edwards
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Jt*      Vancouver, B. C.   tf-   Tel. 429      Jt*
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your house.
* King's
Market
33_i Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1208.      Prompt Delivery.
R. Porter & So n
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Meats of All Kinds.
Vegetables and  Poultry
At Ji* in season, t9* Jl*
4^ml^%rm^ays^%r%-m^aymyaymjA^A
'Phone 2021.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beefscraps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
S_*PITH Corner   NINTH avenue   A
.   I--_I I I 1  WESTMINSTfc'R ROAD.
Telephone   is37.
TROREY'S
New Year
Resolutions
Wo start the New Year with
a very stroug resolution to
beat old 1006 all to nieces
from a business standpoint.
Wo are in good shape to do
it too.
Our stock ls exceedingly well
assorted—our faotory is in
thorough running shape—
we've ndded a now cut-glass
room, aud altogether we are
bettor equipped than ever
before in our history.
Onr old motto—"Equally
welcome to look or to buy,"
has more force than ever.
Trorey
THE JEWELER
Corner Hastings and Granville ft
Official Wntch Inspector O. F I
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SLIPPERS
BIO  SNAPSJJt
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Slippers for LADIES and GENTLEMEN.   Such prices were never heard
of before.
MEN'S SLIPPERS worth $1.75 for $1.85
MEN'S FELT SLIPPERS were fU.60 now $1.00
WOMEN'S HIGH-CUT FELT SLIPPERS, sold everywhere for $1 SO,
sale price 75c. WOMEN'S PLUSH SLIPPEBS wore $1, sale price 75c.
Call aud see for yourself.
FIRST-CLASS   REPAIRING DONE.
BURRITT
BLOCK,
Mt. Pleasant.
24-15 Westminster Avenue.
C. J. Coulter,
I	
Local Items.
Vote for W. H. Wood Sr., for Alderman.
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Watch-uight servico wns hold in Mt.
Pleasant Methodist Church ou New
Tear Evo, nud the attendanco was large
Changes fnr advertisements should be
In before Thursday uoon to insuro their
publication.
A number of friends of Mr. and
Mrs. Jos. Jones welcomed the advent of the new year at their home,
Westminster   road.
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Dr. Ernest Hall has resumed his surgical practice and can be consulted
every Tuesday at Hillside Hospital,
937 Burrard street.
Mrs. J. W. Fields of Seattle, is visiting Dr. H. D. and Mrs. Burritt; Eighth
avenne.   Mrs. Field is accompanied by
her graud-daughter.
to:
There was a largo attendance at tho
Watch-night services in St. Michael's
Ohnreh on New Year's Evo; over fifty
partook of the Oommuniou.
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The Yonng Mori's Debating Society
of St. Michael's Ohnroh will bold a
debate ou the ovening of January 15th,,
the subject being: "Resolved, that
tho proper sphere of Woman is the
Home."   Ladies will bo admitted.
Bofore starting on a shopping tour,
look over the advertisements In the
ADVOOATE.
Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
tub Best in tub World. Drop
us a post card asking (or a
Catalogue of Premiums to ba
had free for Royal Cbowm
Soap Wrappkrs.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO,
VANCOUVER. B.C.
The Canadian
Bank0F Commerce
.SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.
Deposits of Onb Dom.au and upwards
received and Interest nllowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business
transacted,
OFFICE HOURS : 10 a. in. to 8 p. at
Saturdays: 10 a m. to II m., 7 to 8 p.m,
East End Branch
444 Westminster     C. W. DURRANT,
avenue. Manager.
Advertising Is tha education of the
purchaMr of the merits of different
that which adds to his comfopt and am-
consumer. It informs the prospective
goods and brings him Into touch with
pllftes his happiness
Thk Amorati is the best advertlsinc
medium wbeyo it c_jT_p_j>te#. TeJ, Bl*of i
r*rfTVTrmMmT*wr~~mi~r~~mm*r
♦ _______
I Linked by Fate
BY CHARLES GARVICE
£   Author of " The Verdict of the Heart," " A Heritajre   t
of Hate," "Nell of Shorne Mills," "Paid |
For," " A Modern Juliet," Etc. |
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"(let up!" he said, removing his
knee.
The Dascar sprang to his foot,
dazed, uncertain. Mannering waited
a second or two, then he said:
"Now, we'll tight it out English
fashion."
The Lascar wus no mean boxer—he
had picked it up Irom his English
messmates—and with a flickering
smile he threw himself into position.
This second fight shnll not bo do-
scribed. Suffice it that the Lascar
was as a child in the hands of the
man who had carried all before him
with the gloves at Christchurch.
Aguin and again and Lascar came
on—let us give him his due—to receive the terrible punishment, but at
last a well-uiined blow from Mannering—who was now enjoying himself
amazingly—sent the Lascar to earth
with the sickening thud some ol us
know so well.
Mannering, panting and wiping the
sweat—it had flowed like water—
from his swollen lace, stood over
him for a moment in silence; then he
beckoned to the men.
"Take  him   to   the  hut,"   he  said.
Then, as they picked up the unconscious man, Mannering added, quite
quietly:
"I think that settles it. If not, if
any of you would liko to try your
hand—"
The polite and liberal offer was declined with thanks.
"That's all right, sir," said one
man, the best of the bad lot. "It
whs a squais and fair fight, and bli'
me if he ain't got what he deserves."
"Well.then," said Mannering. "You
understand that I'm master here—
someone has to bo, you know,—and
that if I lind any man pass the line
of that tree"—he pointed to one a
hundred yards from the Vernons' hut
—"well!"
They went off, bearing the Lascar,
and Mannering turned to Fleming,
who was clinging to his arm.
".Mannering! Mannering! You are
hurt! You are bleeding! Oh, Mannering, how—how nobly you fought!
It was wicked, very wicked, but—oh,
how—how I admire you for it! Uod
forgive me!"
CHAFTKU II.
Nina came from the hht, not running, but with a graceful swiftness.
Her face was still paler, but her eyes
were glowing under their dark lashes.
"Arc you—are you hurl?" she asked In a low voice, which sho was,
womnnfiilly, trying to keep steady.
"Thunks, not at all, or very littlo," said Mannering, going for his
coat.
"Oh, Mannering, how can you say
so!" exclaimed Fleming, reproach-
fillly. "He Is bndly cut. Look at
the blood! It is ol no use putting
your coat on, Mannering; you must
hftve that dreadful wound dressed."
,"It is too slight to bo called a
wound," said Mannering, casuqjly.
"Come to tbe hut," said Nina in
the tone a woman uses to a man
when sho means to be obeyed.
They wont to the Vernon's hut,
and she poured some water into a
tin and examined the knife slash.
"It is an awful cut," she said between her white, even teeth. "I—I
don't know  what to do."
'"Oh, we'll just wash it," said
Mannering, lightly, "lt will be all
rlfcht; it is nothing."
She .shuddered slightly as she bathed the flowing blood from the wound,
hut her hand was quite steady, and
it was only her beautiful lips that
quivered.
"I—I am glad you did not kill
him, though—though at one moment
I almost wished— How strong you
must be!" she said in a low voice..
"I did not know you wero looking," said Mannering, reluctantly.
"I told you to shut the door."
"1 did—oh, I did!—but I looked between tho logs," sho said, with sudden meekness.
A shadow fell across the threshold
and tho Doctor entered. He was on
old man, bent and feeble, but at
that moment in a state of suppressed excitement which lent him fictitious strength and vigor.
"Nina, where is Mr. Mannering?
Oh, thero you are!" ho suid, peering^
at them under his whito and shaggy
browB. "I've got nows, great nows,
for you Mannering. What aro you
doing? What is the matter?" he
broke ofl to enquire.
Nina lifted her eyes trom her work.
"Mr. Mannering has been hurt—
tho men, father. Thoy wanted to
steal tho chest, and—and Mr. Mannering—"
"Eh? What? No matterl" ho Interrupted, impatiently. "Some quarrel, I suppose.     Let mc seo."
He put the girl aside gently and
looked at the cut.
"Kni.e, eh? Flesh wound only,
(live me a piece of linen. Tour it ofl
the sleeve of the shirt. Why did you
quarrol? _.t such a moment, when
you need all your strength and coolness. Mannering, Fleming," he continued, as he deftly stuunchud and
liiiniliiged the wound, "I havo made
the most extraordinary discovery. A
pin, Nina. Tut, tut, haven't you a
safety pin?" She found one and
gave it to him.    "Pin lt horo."
Her cool, soft fingers touched .Muri-
nering's arm gently, pityingly, tenderly.
"Thnt's right. You will do very
well. Next case. Eh? What? Thought
I wus in the ward. How did yon get
the hurt? No matter! Mannering,
seo horo!"
Ho turned to thn empty box whicll
served as a table and turned out tho
contents of his pocket upon  it.
"Look at those!" he exclaimed in
a tono of suppressed excitement.
"Look at them! Ho you know whut
they are?   Wait!    Shut the door!"
Nina closed the door and enme
back to the group; but though the
casual observer would have stiitl that
she. was looking nt the apparently extremely coiiiiuonpliu'o stones on tho
table, she was really looking, .lido-
ways,  at Mannering.
"See   what    they  are I"  said     the
Doctor, in a thick, tremulous whisper.    "Take up one of thein; examine
itl"
ilunneriojr   mechanically   took   UP
one ot the stones. He wus thinking
of the men, wondering how long they
would  remain quiescent,  amenable.
"Well?" demundod the Hot-tor, im-
palieiuly. llis rite was Hushed wilh
excitement us well as lever, and the
sweat stood In big drops on his
wrinkled forehead,
Mannering raised his brows dopro-
catlngly,
"They look like ordinary stones,
Doctor,"  he said.
Doctor Vernon uttered a cry of im-
piiiieiit contempt.
"Tut, man, where were you educated?" he retorted, Impatiently.
"They are gold quartz, Uold, gold,
I tell you! Hush!" lie glanced anxiously towards the door. "It's
gold. We un- rich—beyond the
dreams  of avarice!"
He uttered the deur old hackneyed
phrase hoarsely, unctuously.
"I found llieiu in the valley between (he ridge of hills, south by
southwest. There is gold there, 1
tell you, gold in immense quantities!
Gold!"
His bloodshot eyes peered from one
to Hie other with feverish excitement,
and his hanging under lip trembled
as if he had been struck by palsy.
Fleming und Mannering looked at
each other significantly. The glance
saitl,  "He is mad!"
"In immense quantities! H lies,
most of it, on the surface, in what
the miners call 'placers.' It is quite
easy to get. It is, 1 verily believe,
un island of gold. And it is ours,
ours! Ninu. Mannering, .Fleming, we
are rich, mi'Monuircs, multi-millionaires, us the phrase goes. It is incorrect, but no matter, the gold is
then!, How hot il is!" He drew his
trembling hand across his wet brow
and sank, almost collapsed, on to
the table.
Nina went to him and laid a soothing hand  on his shoulder.
"You are tired, father; you must
rest,  be quiet---"
"Rest! Nonsense! You—you talk
like a child! You don'-t understand,
Nina! I tell you it is gold! I cannot havo made a mistake. We have
boon cast ashore on nn Eldorado!
Mr. Mannering, Fleming, you will
share it with me! Indeed, it really
belongs to you, .Mannering, for but
fur you we should never have reached
the island alive, (lold! Hold in practically unlimited quantities! Think of
it! Ninn, 1—I um thirsty. I havo
been in the sun—water—water!"
He was gusping for breath, his
fnce was livid and his features
twitching.
Mannering ran out of the hut and
brought some water, und a draught
siiinewhut restored the old man.
"Uo, now," said Nina in a low
voice. "I will get him to lie down
antl sleep, lie will be better in tho
morning."
She extended her hand to Mannering, and, as he took it, she murmured:
"flood night—nnd thank you!"
"That's till right, Miss Nina," 'ie
saitl, in true Englishman s fashion.
"Do you think there is anything in
the Hoclor's discovery?" asked Fleming, hesitatingly, as he and Munnering walked towards their hut.
Mannering shrugged his broad
shoulders.
"I tlon't know. There may be.
Hold is found in all sorts of places,
Hut it would huve been more to the
point if the Doctor had discovered a
banana tree, a boot tree or a coat
tree. What, is the use of gold to us?
Vou run't tnuke even a decent crock
out of it..
Fleming coughecj violently.
"Thut is true. Munnering, what a
lesson to some of us who spend our
lives amassing useless wealth! I
wish that some of our millionaires
could  be here to learn that lesson!"'
llis pious reflection wus broken by
the cough which shook him from top
lo toe."
"Turn in and get some sleep," said
.Mannering.
"And you? You, too, will get
some sleep to-night, Munnering?"
"Vcs; oh, yes! Dut I'll look round
lirst."
Fleming entered their hut and
dropped into the rough bed, exhausted by the physical und mental
strain: but Mannering, us soon as he
hud assured himself that Fleming was
asleep, went up to the Vernons' hut
and, revolver in hand, dropped down
oulside the door,
Though he hnd firmly resolved that
he would not sleep, he must have
fallen into u semi-doze, for ho was
si urt led, us one is startled out of
sleep, by a cry  in Nina's voico.
"Mr.   Mannering—my   father!"
He was on his feet in a moment
und fol lowed  her into the nut.
Hut he could do nothing. Tho Doctor was dead. The excltemont of his
dlscovory, on the top of the fever,
hnd proved fatal. The girl stood beside the lifeless form, her eyes dry,
all luff- tears shut up in her bereaved
neat l. iiinniii-i'ing found, liiiusclt
bereft of speech, a dumb dog. With
Scarcely a glance at her, ho went in
Bcurch of Fleming.
lie met him coming up from tho
'leach, his frail figure bent, his arms
bunging limply at his side, almost
every  step  punctuated  by his cough.
"Mannering,!' he saitl, in the tone
of one who brings bud news, "tbey
—they have gone!"
"(-one?      \\ljo?"   asked   lUnitnoring.
noimS '''■■
PILLS
"i-'h. .--
<i"ii/i .
"The men—all of them, They have
taken the boat and left us."
Mannering nodded grimly.
"It is like them. The boat gone!
There goeB our only hope of escape.
I, too, have had bad nows. Doctor
Vernon is dead. Go up to the hut,
Fleming.   She wants you."
Fleming caught his breath, then,
without a word, went up the beach.
Mannering stood on the edge of
the sand and looked out seaward.
With the boat had gone their last
chance, hope, of escaping. He and
Fleming and Nina were now left Bole
inhabitants of this lonely island. He
stared out to sea, and the sea mocked him With its splendour and majesty. It seemed to htm to say, "I am
Master; you are my Slave. I laugh
at you and all your efforts. 1 um
supreme. My will is law. 1 have cast
ytiu here to live in a living death.
There is no escape!''
How long he reinaincd staring at
the waves as they lapped on the sand
he never knew. Ilo was recalled to
life and its exigencies by Fleming,
who, crawling up  weakly,  suid:
"Is there a spade, Mannering?"
Mannering mado a mute assent,
found the spade, and the two men
dug the grave. Thoy went up to the
hut and carried the dead  man down.
Nina followed them, her head
bowed almost to her bosoln; and she
stood motionless, toarloss, whilo
Fleming recited tho Burial Service in
gasps.
Then, still with bent hoad, she went
back to tho hut; a girl, uu orphan.
with these two men as sole companions.
Fleming, as a clergyman, hud offered tho usual condolences, and she
had accepted them meekly, with tho
docile humility of her sex. It was
evening before he left her and met
Mannering at tho entrance of their
hut.
Fleming was wan nnd pale, and his
cough was like a war cry.
"How  is she?"  asked  Mannering.
Fleming made a gesture of despair.
"Who should say? Very bad. Foot-
girl! oh, poor girl! it's terrible, terrible! And—and Mannering, I've been
thinking—I—I want to speak to
you."
"Well, what is it?" asked Mannering, dully.
Fleming had sunk upon his bed
and was gasping as if for breath.
"I—I must do my duty. I must
face it, Mannering. The Doctor is
dead."
"Well, I know. What then?" asked
Mannering, doggedly.
"And—nnd I—I don't think I shall
last long."
"Nonsense!" said Mannering, brusquely.
"I don't. I'm—I've never been
Btrong, and this place, beautiful us
it is, seems to—to sap all my remaining strength. Mannering, if—if I
go, you two, you and Nina, will he
alone!"
He paused and fought for breath,
holding his weak, chest, us if he
would fain hold the strength in it.
"Well?" said Mannering.
Fleming looked at him with.ipoig-
nunt  anguish.
"Alone! You and she! Mannering,
for her sake, for yours, -you must bu
— Can you not guess? Oh, help me,
Mannering!    You must be married!''
Mannering stared at him, at first
vaguely, then with an intense anxiety and gravity.
"Married!" broke from his parched
lips.
"Yes, married!" breathed Fleming.
CHAPTEU HI.
Mannering sank on to tho upturned
box which served as a seat and
stared  ovor Fleming's  head.
"You—you had never thought of it
—never thought of tho situation in
which she would be placed if 1 were
to die and you and she were left
alone?"  said Fleming,  huskily.
Mannering shook his head. "No.
You will think ine selfish, inconsiderate, but—"
"No, no!" Fleming broke in eagerly. "You have hud so much to think
of, Mannering. The wonder is tllnt
you haVe not broken down under the
long, the terrible strain. But 1—
well, the responsibility hus not rested on my weak shoulders, and 1 hu\o
had time to think, und 1"—meekly,
modestly—"am a clergyman; it wns
my duty to think of you and for you
both. It has been in my mind ceaselessly, ever sinco I begun to four
thut the Doctor might die, and 1
knew that I should."
"You will pull round," muttered
Munnering, stubbornly; In Fleming
shook his head.
"Don't let us waste time urguing
it," ho said, quietly. "My time is
short—I feel it. And think how she
will bo placed, that helpless girl,
Munnering! Let us consider it gravely-"
"A vessel might sight tho signal,
the beacon, any moment," put in
Mannering under his breath.
"If it did so before I died nil
would bo well; but it might not. And
if one came afterwards, after I am
gone, and found you two here, and
took you off, what would be her
position? You, a man of tho world,
know only too well, Mannering. Sho
—oh, poor girl, poor girl!—would bo
compromised In the eyes of the world
always so ready to be suspicious and
censorious, nlways so merciless and
pitiless to the woman In her posi -
tion."
"I know," muttered Munnering.
"But if you were mnrried nil would
be well. No one, not tho most mulig-
nant or heartless, rotild enst n stone.
You will not hesitate, Munnering?
Why should you? She is young and
beautiful and good—the sweetest,
noblest girl—"
Mannering sprang up, then Bank
down ugain.
"Sho is!" he saitl, doggedly. "But
what, about me? You know    nothing
about me. You propose that this
young and beautiful girl with all her
sweetness and nobility should marry
a man of whose past you know nothing. I am quito poor. I may bo,
probably am, worthless, a cumboror
of the earth, a waste—"
Fleming shook his head, and, after
a paroxysm of coughing, said, emphatically:
"Poor, yes, but not worthless, and
not a cumberer of tho earth. You
forget that wo woro friends on the
voyage, that I havo lived with you
heVe on the Island, have had opportunities of reading your character—"
"Tho marriage would not be valid," said Mannering.
"Yes, I think so. I nm not up ln
the marriage laws, as I should bo,
but I am almost suro it would bo;
and if you wero not fully married in
the civil sense, you would bo in tho
spirltuttl, the solemn one. If you
wero rescued you could be married
again at the flrst port, or on reaching England," said Fleming with
grave earnestness. "I have thought
<•! the e*_, ln all ita hoar inns: I am
TO BE CONTINUED.
___£
AN  EASY VICTIM.
How a Photographer Lout Hia Gold
Watch and I'liiiln  Aflached.
A man went Into a photographer's
gallery the other dny. Meu bave done
this before and survived, even though
taken from life. This man was on the
usual errand, a fact that he carefully
imparted to the artist.
"Make the best presentment you can
of me, gentle sir," he said In a courteous way, "and, while I need but one,
a dozen will not come amiss. Let
tiiem be your premier cabinets, for I
would not curtail the expense."
Tbe photographer rubbed his hands
together ln a purring way.
"I will try to satisfy you, sir," he
| said.   "Pray be seated."
The subject smiled as the artist
posed hlni.
"I will admit," he said, "that I desire to look my very best. A heart's
happiness as well as the disposal of a
goodly sum of ducats may rest upon
tho Impression this portrait makes."
"I fully comprehend," said the artist.
The siller glanced down at his vest.
"Seems rather dull aud tame to mo,"
ho said. "Ought to be brightened up
a little. Here, suppose you let me
wear that watch and chain of yours
Just as a cntcby eutward decoration."
So the smiling photographer passed
him the gold watch with Its heavy
chain, and the sitter donned tbem
with perceptible pleasure.
"That'll go fine with the rest of the
makeup," he said. And a moment or
two later, after the photographer had
stepped out to get a dry plate or something, be returned to find that the
watch and chain had gone with the
rest of the makeup to parts unknown.
—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Puuled.
"That man ls a puzzle to me," said
the physician thoughtfully. "I haven't
the faintest Idea what he is worth."
"What difference does that make?"
"Why, I don't know how much to
charge him for my services. If he ls Inside of $100,000 I want to make a reasonable charge as a practicing physician, but lf he ls worth more than that
the proper thing to do ls to call myself
a specialist and make the price to
suit."—New York World.
Fully Qualified.
Baseball Magnate-Well, wbat do
you want?
Applicant—A Job as umpire.
Baseball Magnate—Had any experience lu that line?
Applicant—No, but I was the successful leader of a church choir for seven
years.
Baseball Magnate—Good 1 Name your
own salary.
Never Touched HI—-.
"Young man," said the long haired
passenger, addressing the party ln tbe
seat ahead, "do you realize that when
you retire at nlgbt you may be called
before the morning dawns?"
"YeB, and I always hope I will be,"
answered the young man. "I have Just
bung out my M. D. shingle, and I need
tha practice."
Not Finding; Any Fault.
Sufferer—Doctor, I paid you a dollar
to put this porous plaster on my back,
didn't I?
Physician—Yes, sir, though of course
that Included the prescrlp—
Sufferer — That's all right, doctor.
I'm not finding any fault I'll give you
$2 to take lt off.—Chicago Tribune.
An   Avrful   Dls:.
"Oh, dear, I'm going on the stage
next month. Aren't you surprised?"
"Why, no. I'm sure you will have no
trouble ln getting a position."
"Why do you tblnk so?"
"Because there are very few women
wbo are willing to take ths grandmother parts."—Dallas News.
Lot*   Of   Henna.
"Then," said tho Jilted lover, "am I
to understand that I no longer sway
your heart?"
"That's what!" replied the summer
girl. "For awhile at least my heart
will bs controlled by a syndicate."
No   Itinerary   Waated.
"Poverty has one distinct advantage," said Mr. Dustln Stax.
"In what way?"
"It saves time. A man cannot be
worried about donating money tbat be
did not have ln the flrst place."
A Poaalble IC
cpl
inntlon.
ji$r
$f**9
'\
\jfc)
A
"I wonder why Wisely added the 'e'
to his name after Inheriting a fortune?"
"He probably figured out to his own
satisfaction tbat rich peoplo arc entitled to more ease than poor people."
Heavy Work.
Jaggles (sympathetically) — Whee!
Tou looks all played outl
Wrnggles (faintly)—I—I am. I Jus*
heaved a sigh.—New York Journal.
Wao-e Earning Woaea,
"No other portion of the wage ssn-
lng class," says Florence Kelley, "Increases so rapidly from decade to decade as tbe young girls from fourteen
to twenty years. Men Increase, women Increase, youth Increases, boys
Increase ln the ranks of the breadwinners, but no contingent so doubles
from census period to census period
(both by psr cent and by count sf
heads) as does the contingent ef girls
between twelve and twenty years ef
age. Tbey are la oommerse, ta ease-
la stan,ifactartv" - - -    -
A PRIMITIVE 8POT.
Vir-rlala'a Peenllar and laoluted Ies,
land of Tangier.
In Chesapeake bay, 125 miles south
of Baltimore, with which city communication by boat three times a week
may be depended upon during the summer season, Is the strange island of
Tangier, so completely Isolated from
the usual lines of travel that it hardly
seems possible that it cnn be a part of
the state of Virginia. * * * Imagine, If
you cun, an island nbout live miles
long aud three-fourths of a mile ln
width, with a population of nearly
1,500, where each house ls connected
with Chesnpenke buy by u tiny canal;
au island where the population has
built homes along one narrow street
but nine feet lu width, without sidewalks, roadbed or gutter; an island
where tlie women go nbout with bare
feet nnd calico gowns during the week
aud where the men leave for their work,
nt an early hour on Mouday moruiug
aud remain away until Saturday afternoon; nn Island where intoxicating liquors are not sold, where billiard rooms
and pool rooms nre unknown; an island
where oue physician and the minister
constitute the professional class; an Island where profanity ls punished by
fine; an island without a jail or lockup
and where religion is the rule and to
be outside ef the church is to be outside of the pale of the best society; an
Island where public cemeteries are unknown and where tbe dead of each
home are burled lu tbe front yard. If
you can Imagine all tbls, you may have
some faint idea of the peculiar surroundings of the inhabitants of Tangier.
They Cleanse the System Thoroughly.—Parmelee's Vegetable Pllte
clear the stomach and bowels of
bilious matter, cause the excretory
vessls to throw off impurities from
the blood Into the bowels and expel
the deleterious mass from the body.
They do this without pain or inconvenience to the patient, who speedily
realizes their good offices as soon as
they begin to take effect. They have
strong recommendations from al)
kinds of people.
The Term "Greenhorn."
The term "greenhorn" originated ln
this way: The pioneers of the west
were much giveu' to hunting deer. It
was a fact known to curly settlers that
when the horn of a fawn began to
grow thero was a ring of greeu hair
around the spot. It was considered a
disgraceful thing for a hunter to kill a
fuwu, a cruel uct, and the killing time
was regulated by the growth of the
horn. There was a sort of unwritten
law thnt no oue should kill a male
fawn before Its boru could be seen. A
person who wus so unthoughtful as to
kill a deer under The proper age was
called a "greenhorn." Ho was so
named because the young horn of ths
deer and the hair around It were still
green. The use ot the appellation
gradually spread until it was applied
to ull raw or Inexperienced youths or
persons easily Imposed upon.
Death or lunaoy seemed tho cnly
.lti'i-nutive for a well-known ami highly
'espectod lntly of Wlngham, Ont., who
ind travelled over two continents fn a
/aln search for a cure for nervous debility and dyspepsia. A friend recommended South American Nervine. One
j'ertle helped, six bottles cured, and her
.wn written testimony closes with these
words;    "lt hus saved my life."—20
Altruistic.
Reginald—Why does your father
wnnt you to stop taking piano lessons?
Knthryn—He says It's too much of a
mental strain. Reginald—Ob, pshaw!
You look strong enough. Kathryn—Oh.
the strain isn't on me.  It's on the o'h-
Minard's   Liniment   Cuves    Diptheria
BOYCOTTING   EXPENSIVE
Metallic     Roofing     Company    Given
Large  Damages at Toronto from
Metal  Workers  Union.
At the Toronto Assizes $7,500 damages was awarded the Metallic Roofing Company In ils suit against the
International Shoot Metal Workers
Union, on charges of boycott and Intimidation.
Tho suit was entered nearly four
years ago, and the existence of the
defendants as a corporation was argued through all the courts. It was
International union could be sued,
with the result above given. The
particular significance of the verdict
lies in the fact that lt Is that of a jury
and not a mere judicial finding.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo,
Lucas  County, ss.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that
he Is senior partner of the firm of F.
.1. Cheney & Co., doing business in
the city of Toledo, County and Stele
aforesaid, and that said firm will pay
the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for eacli and every case ofCnt-
nrrh thut cannot be cured by the uso
of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J.  CHENEY.
Sworn to bofore me and subscribed
In my presence, this Cth day of December, A.D., 1880.
(Seal.) A.   W.   GLEASON,
Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Sond for testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by all Druggists, 76c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for Cou-
stlpatlon.
unolera morOus, cramps ana Kindred complaints annually make their
appearance at the same timo as the
hot weather, green fruit, cucumbers
melonB, etc., and many persons are
debarred from eating thoso tempting
things, but they need not abstain lf
they have Dr. J. D. Kellog's Dysentery Cordial and tako a few drops ln
water. It cures the cramps and cholera ln a remarkable manner and is
sure to check every disturbance of
the bowels.
Olive Oil l-'i,r the Eye.
A celebrated oculist recommends
that when dirt, lime or sparks get Into
the eye pure olive oil be poured lu the
eye until everything of n hurtful nature ls removed. The remedy Is paiuless nnd never falls to remove all foreign substances.
Celery,
Celery Is tho cultivated vnriety of
the English weed siuiillage. It wns
Introduced Into kitchen gardens In
Kugluii'.l about tbe tlinu of tbo reformation by some Italians, who .gave I* "**
V"       •**      -*   "*
DELICIOUS IN THE CUP
"S&LlDi"
CEYLON TEA is equalled by no other tea on
sale for quality and flavor.
Lead Packets Only. Black, Mixed or Green.
40c, 50c and OOc per lb. At all Grocers.
— HIBNEST AWARD, ST. LOUIS, 1004.
To starve Is a Fallacy.— The dictum
to stop eating because you have Indigestion hns long sinco been exploded.
Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets Introduced a new era In the treatment ot
stomach troubles. It has proved that
ono may eut his fill of anything and
everything lie relishes, and ono tablet
taken after the meal will aid the stomach In doing its work. 60 ln a box,
86 cents.—24
MUSICIANS FROM THE SLUMS
The    Youngeat     Bandanien    In     New
York's Memorial Day Parade.
A brass band recruited from among
street waifs aud using Instruments belonging to tbe set that took tlie llrst
prize at the Centenulal exposition In
1870 was one of the most striking features of the Memorial day procession In
New York. The band ls a product of
the New York Juvenile asylum, and It
serves as a popular Illustration of the
manner In which that well known Institution trains these "dear, pathetic nobodies," as Oliver Wendell Holmes
once described them, to become useful
citizens.
Tbe asylum, of course, encourages
tlie boys to follow their bent, and naturally those who have any musical aptitude are quick to seize the opportunity thnt Is denied to so many boys ln
the outside world who are commonly
supposed to be more fortunately situated. This organization of promising musicians come to New York on May 80
from Dobbs Ferry, where the asylum's
new home ls located on a 300 acre
farm. There the once homeless or
neglected boys receive not only the ordinary public school education, but a
thorough training ln the different
trades. They have plenty of time for
play, too, and, thauks to Evert Jansen
Wendell and other well known philanthropists, they are fully supplied with
paraphernalia for their games.
The same band that attracted so
much favorable attention ln New York
also serves to brighten the life at Dobbs
Ferry. In fact, there Is no suggestion
of unnecessary restraint at that delightful home—not even a fence around
tlie spacious grounds. In the fifty
yenrs of Its existence the asylum has
led many a boy toward the goal of success, and who knows but that ln tht
band clad ln cadet gray there ls ln the
bud some great leader or composer,
and lt ts also within the bounds of likelihood that from the pleasant workshops at Dobbs Ferry may come some
dny another Bell or another Edison,
for tho start ln life which the boys obtain there fits them for many callings
and opens many avenues to future usefulness.
BABY MANAGEMENT.
2<:xtln_rnlalilnar   Burning   Gae  -Well.
The careless striking of a match at
a big gas well on tbe Johnstone lease
near Bartlesville Ignited the gas, which
burned a week before it could be extinguished.
Four large boilers were grouped
around the fiercely blazing torch, which
deafened all noises by the reverberations of the escaping gas. One kept a
stream of water playing on the ground
where the casing entered the earth, and
from the others three Inch streams
were directed at the top of the tubing
with the end In view of breaking the
flow, thus killing tbe blaze above.
This method failed, but another attempt with one end of the pipes turned directly up with the flow of gas
succeeded, and tbe blaze was smothered. However, the victory was short
lived, for within thirty minutes the
gas had caught again from the overheated tubing and ground and was
burning fiercely.
Then a dam was constructed about
the well so as to bold wnter, and a
heavy stream was turned Into lt. Tho
sieani again extinguished tbe flames,
and this time the accumulated water
kept them down.—Bartlesville Examiner.
A   Pearl   Diver's   OnlHt.
That £100,000 which has resulted
from the Ceylon pearl fishing season
Just closed constitutes a record of
which those engaged ln tbe enterprise
may well be proud. The money ls, for
the ii.ost part, profit; wages and cost
of plant are Inconsiderable. A. little
while ago a man on his travels round
the world stopped for a day- to see
what was toward at the fishing
ground, and the friend who entertained blm suggested thnt as a memento of
his visit hs should take home with him
a complete outfit of the typical pearl
diver. "Good gracious, how could I
tug such a weight about with me?" hs
said. "Why, that will not be prohibitive," said his companion. "Here ls
the wholo bag of tricks," and he tossed
a handful across the table. It consisted merely of a clip for the nostrils and
"cots" for the tips of the thumbs and
Angers. That ls the pearl diver's whole
armament—St. James' Gazette.
Useless Studies.
Professor Oliver Lodge, an English
educator, complains that the examples
given tn many school arithmetics are
of no practical value. "Many sums ln
compound multiplication and division,"
he says, "are of this character—acres,
roods and poles; drams, pennyweights
and scruples. Such sums are surely
unknown ln any actual business. They
may be called concrete examples, but
many of them are artificial, stupid and
depressing. A machine could be contrived to do thom, but It would be useless. When things like them are wanted, as they may be, in some simpler
form, by a housekeeper or shopkeeper
perhnpB, they are in practice dono by
tnblcs. This sort of stuff is neither
urlihmi'lle nor mathematics nor common sense. It Is sn opportunity for
wasting the precious learning time of
a child and disgusting him with study."
The   Absolute   Neoeaslty   For   Regit.
lurily  ln  Feeding.
Punctuality lu feeding your baby ls
of all things the most essential, and
habits of regularity lu all of his functions cannot be begun too soon. Once
let liiiii get Iuto bad habits of auy kind,
such lis walking the lloor with him,
"hushing" hlni to Bleep or feeding him
at Irregular intervals, and your peace
in life Is destroyed. The Inexperienced
mother and nurse ure prone to full Into
these errors, and bitterly do tlicy Iinve^
to pay the consequences Imposet]
tlie tiny tyrant. But the niojrf
four children has leurneii
baby management, nnd siteil
punctuality in feeding is not only as
Important ns discipline, but requisite
as a rule of health. It must be begun
the flrst day or two after birth, and
the two hours' Interval rigidly observed during the daytime.
A heallhy baby will sleep seven or
eight hours at night without awakening, and you should not arouse him
for feeding, but let hhu continue his
baby dreams, because he will uot sleep
too much. As bis growing continues
and he begins to tnke more nourishment for his meals the intervals between the feedings must be increased.
As good as a clock ln the house Is
a vigorous iufnut who has been taught
regular habits from birth. He will
take a nap after each bottle or nursing nnd wake up precisely at the end
of two hours. If bis bottle ls not ready
and waiting (and of course it should
be) there will be protesting cries, and
so it goes on.
NOW BE BAS A
GOOD STRONG BACK
What Dodd's Kidney    Pills  did
for H. M. Spears.
Thought he would have to Stop Work
but the Great Canadian Kidney Remedy made him Strong and Active.
Antigonish,  N.   S..   Oct.  30— (Spec-
da-.—Mr. H. M. Spears, a well-known
farmer   living near here, is shouting
the   praises   of  Dodd's  Kidney Pills.
"When I came to Nova Scotia about
six   years   ago,"   says   Mr. Spear, "I
was so troubled with Backache I began   to  think I could   not attend to
business.    However,   I  got a  box  of
Dodd's Kidney Pills and was able to
attend to work.
"I had not taken enough to root
the Kidney disease out entirely, how-
ever and the following winter I was
troubled with pains iu my back and
limbs. Then I got more of Dodd's
Kidney Pills and after using threo
boxes all my pains and lameness had
loft me.
"I can't, say too much in favor of
Dodd's Kidney Pills. They put mo
in a way to attend to business after
two dotors had failed. I was a
cheesemakor for years, but now I
am a farmer with a good strong
back."
Lame back Is the first symptom of
Kidney disease. Cure lt with Dodd's
Kidney Pills and you will uever have
Bright's Disease.
Namea of Onna on Men-of-war.
"Iu the olden days," remarked a veteran sea captain the other day, "the
custom obtained of giving mimes to
Uie guns on men-of-war,
"In the caso of the United States
frigate Chesapeake the principal guns
bore distinctive mimes, as follows:
Brother Jonathan, True Blue, Yankee
Protection, Putnam, Raging* Eagle,
Viper, General Wnrreu, Mad Anthony,
America, Washington, Liberty Forever, Dreadnaught, Defiance, Liberty or
Death, United Tars, Jumping Billy,
Rattler, Bulldog, Spitfire, Nancy Dawson, Revenge, Bunker's Hill, Pocahontas, Towser, Willful Murder. These
names were engraved ou Biuall squares
ot copucr plate "
Am
M
Worn
Out
People
——Don't neglect the first symptoms. Oftentimes the irritating
coii'vh, the insipid cold, the listless
and languid feeling, are due to a
weak state of the system. It is a
sure sign of breakdown. Nothing
else wil 1 put you right so quickly and
effectively as "Psvchine." If you
feel "worn out," it is time for a
tonic, a real tonic. There is only
one really good tonic. It is
"Psvchine." Keep a bottle handy
—never be without it. It tones up
the system and restores your old
time vitality. Ask your druggist
about it.
QREATE8T OF ALL TONIOS
PSYCHINE
(PRONOUNCED  SfcKF.EN)
Ml DHUCCSSTS—ONE DOUAR—FREE THAI.
Minard's Liniment   Cures Distemper.
BR T. *. SLOOUM, Mmltod
m-UfiKC-M.  TerwiS*,—w I
i_Jji»US-B-llli
Mt. Pleasant Advocate
VANCOUVER, B.C.
I- ^Israeli and Bile Father.
Lord Dufferin used to tell the following story about his mother and Disraeli:
My mother was among the flrst of
Disraeli's acquaintances to recognize
his great ability, and sbe saw a great
deal of him wheu at Mrs. Norton's,
wheu'he was a young man about town.
She did not seo very much of him
after he bad once entered upon his political career. Here, however, ls a little anecdote which ls very characteristic and amusing. My mother had a
great admiration for the "Curiosities of
Literature" and was anxious to mako
the acquaintance of Disraeli's father,
but there was a difficulty about this, as
at the moment he was not on good
terms with his father.
However, he appeared one day with
his father In tow. As soon as tbey
were both seated Disraeli turned
arouud and, looking nt bis father as lf
he were a piece of ornamental china,
said to my mother: "Madam, I have
brought you my father. I have become
reconciled to my father on two conditions. Tho flrst was that ho should
yome to see you and the second that he
'uld pay my debts."
A WOMAN'S HEALTH
pepends '.Upon   .the   .Richness   .and
Regularity of Her Blood
'•***-_,-tiug Surdlnea.
_  . -"'-.JBrdiues In tens of thousands
reach the factory they are cleaned by
long rows of women witb short knives
and go for two hours Into the salt vats.
They next have a bath of sea water
in coarse baskets under a pump and
are put to dry in the open on wire
racks till tbey begin to shrivel, when
they are taken to the tanks of boiling
oil. Into oue of these each rack ls
plunged for a moment or two and then
set aside to drip, after which the fish
are selected and laid carefully ln tin
boxes, which are filled up with oil.
The box now passes to tbe hands of
the soldsrer to be sealed, and when
- this ls completed a hole ls punched ln
the lid to let out any imprisoned air
and closed at once with solder. Ab a
dual stage tbe tins are placed ln a
huge Iron crate and lowered into tanks
\ of boiling water, when they will explode lf any air is still shut In. Those
that stand this test are packed la wooden cases for exportation.
Papyrus Books.
Early writers made use of lines er
cotton fabrics, of skins and eves of
scales ef fishes for writing. For a lesg
period papyrus was used, the books
being made ln rolls, being about one
aud one-half feet wide and sometimes
fifty fest long. Papyrus was a flag or
bulrush, growing eight or ten feet
high, found ln the marshes of Egypt;
from 'ts Inner pith the form of paper
calleV. papyrus was made. Papyrus
sheets were neatly Joined, attached to
a stick and rolled upon lt (whence we
have our word "volume," from the
Latin volvere, to roll). The titles
.were written on tags attached ta tbe
sticks or Inscribed on the outside ot
tbe rolls. The rolls were kept IA
round wooden boxes "resembling tin,
old fashioned bandboxes- and could
easily be carried about.
A woman needs a blood medicine
regularly just beeause she ls a woman. From maturity to middle life the
health and happiness of every woman depends upon her blood, Its richness and its regularity. If her blood
ls poor and watery, she Is weak and
languid, pale and nervous. If her
blood is Irregular she suffers untold
torture from headaches, backaches
and sldeaches, and other unspeakable
distress which only women know.
Some women have grown to expect
this suffering at regular Intervals,
and bear It in hopeless silence. But
they would escape the greater part of
it if they took a box or two of Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills each time to
help them over' the critical period.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually
make now blood. They help a wo-
manjust when nature makesthe greatest demand upon her blood supply.
They have done this for thousands
of women throughout Canada—why
shouldn't they do that much for you?
Mrs. James Candy. 2.ri Edith avenue,
Toronto, saj^s: "t think Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills a medicine that, should be
taken regttlnrly by every woman In
tho land. I suffered gi'eatly from
thoso ailments that only a woman
knows. I had backaches and headaches, and a weary bearing down
pain. I was very irregular, and was
often forced to go to bod for two or
threo days nt, a time. I tried many
medicines, but. got nothing to belli
me until I began Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, and they have given me new
health and relief from pain, and
made me regular. I cannot say how
thankful I am for what the medicine
bas done for nie, and I would urge fill
women who suffer as I did to try Dr
Williams'  Pink  Pills."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are the
greatest cure in all the wide world
for nil the weakness and backaches
of anaemia, all the heaviness nnd distress of indigestion, all the sharp
stabbing pains of neuralgia, rheumatism, lumbago nnd sciatica, and all
the other Ills that come from poor
weak, watery blood. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills make new blood with evory dose, and thus strikes right at.
the root of nearly every disease that
afflicts humanity. But remember that
the "just as good medicines" that
some druggists offer never cured anyone or anything. Insist upon the
genuine pills with the full name Dr
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People
on the wrapper around overy box If
in doubt send to the Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont., and
the pills will be sent by mail at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $2.50.
THE BOLE OF HAMLET
MANY FAMOUS ACTRESSES E8SAYED
IT AND FAILED.
For 33 Years
SaieWe Cim—pting Con. Ae La
Tonic, hex been before the public, and
thi-, together with the lad thai iu sulci
hive exeaovf maea-cl y—r ly jam, it the
best proof ol the metit oi
DRES8 HINTS,
indulgent.
"Kntherlne, you will nlwnys find me
nn Indulgent husband."
"Do you mean Indulgent to me or Indulgent to yourself?"
Discussing the merits of a man's opponents gives him n decided ascendency over thein.—Goethe.
Shoe Snperatltlone.
The Chinese value a pair ef boots
whlcb have been worn by au upright
magistrate, and tbe custom of wishing
a friend a "happy foot" Is still eb-
served all through Europe. The putting
of the left shoe on the right foot, put*
ting lt on uneven or crosswise, bursting the latch or tie, lacing lt wrong er
losing a button, are all bad signs. A
Yorkshire man will spit ln his right
shoe before putting it on when going
out on important business to bring
luck, and mauy an English girl has
been known to hang ber boots eut of
the window on Bt Valentine's night
for love luck.
1     Wc believe MINARD'S  LINIMENT
is the bost:—
Matthias Foley, Oil City, Ont.
Joseph   Snow,  Norway,  Me.
Chas. Whooten, Mulgrave, N. S.
Rov.  R. 0. Armstrong, Mulgrave, N.   S.
Pierre  Landry,  Sr.,  Pokemouche,  N.
B.
Thomas Wasson, Sheffield, N. B.
For niieuinntlam.
For rheumatism try the very simple
cure of boiling water. Take at least
n pint before retiring at night. The object of taking boiling water late nt
night Is thnt during tlie hours you are
resting and the-digestion Is uot tried
the boiling water can do Its work on
'he gastric Juices
Atmosphere That Intoxicates.
Visitors te the great wine cellars of
Spain, says the Journal of Inebriety,
sometimes suffer from symptoms of
alcoholic Intoxication. In some of these
places, it Is said, as much as half an
ounce of absolute alcohol Is found In
five or six cubic feet of sir. In London
and en the continent barkeepers who
work ln bsdly ventilated saloons are
practically drunkards without swallowing any liquor. Prussian aud French
authorities force all establishments
where spirits are sold to thoroughly
ventilate the premises twice a day.
Pride, ill nature nnd want of sense
nre the three great sources of Ul manners.—Swift.
Piles cured In 3 to 6 nights. — One
application elves relief. Ur. Agnew's
Ointment Is u boon for Itching riles, or
Blind, Bleeding files. It relieves ipilekly
uud permanently. In skin eruptions It
stands without a rival. Thousands of
testimonials if you want evidence.     35
An Unfair Fling.
v Mrs. Wlckwire—If woman were
given the credit she deserves, I don't
think man would be quite so prominent
ln the world's history.   Mr. Wlckwire
I    —I expect you are right.   If she could j
get all tlie credit she wanted, he'd be
in the poorhouse.
Drenmi,
Dreams depend entirely upon the
particular way In which special parts
of the brain are supplied with blood
during sleep, and they have no more
Importance as ''prognostications for
your life and hnppinesB than any otlier
fact of circulation or auy other form
of indlga_..lon.
A Fnnny Will.
Comforting Friend—Has your [jus-
band made his will? Prospective Widow—Yes, the wretch. He's left every-
thihg to tbe doctor lf he cures 'lm, au'
not a blessed farthln' to his wldder
an' orphans.
A   Cool   I'liiee.
A farmhouse neur Mluehend, Somerset, England, Ib situated In so deep a
hollow thut for three mouths of tbo
yeur the sun's rays do not fall upou It
oou.n  American   Kidney  Cure   ls   the
only  kidney  treutment    that  has proven
; equal  to  correct all  tho  evils   that   are
1 likely to In-full theso physical regulators.
!  Hundreds  uf  testimonials   to  prove    the
I curullvo   merits   of   this     liquid    kldnoy
I specific    In    cuses    of   Bright's  disease,
, diabetes,   Irritation   of   the   bluddcr,     Inflammation,   dropsical   tendsney.     Don't
delay.—::_
Palnleaa Sometlinee.
Sufferer—Do you extract teeth without pain? Dentist—Not always. I
sprained my wrist on one a couple of
days ago and lt hurts yet.
The Camellia.
The flowering evergreen, camellia,
was brought from Japan by a Spanish
Jesuit named Kamel, benee the name.
Stookholiu'a, Denth  Rate.
Stockholm has tlio largest death rate
from tbe use of alcohol of any city In
the world. The number of deaths
from this cause is 00'to 1,000.
m Smnll  Coin*.
The natives of the Malay peninsula
have lu use the very suiullest current
coin ln the world. It ls a sort of
wafer made from the resinous juice of
a tree and is worth about one ten-
tliousandlh of a penny. The smallest
metal coin In circulation at the present
day Is the Portuguese three reis piece,
worth twelve oue-hundredths of a penny. The smallest coin circulating officially In any part of the British empire ls the five mllleslma piece of
Gibraltar, worth about half a farthing.
i Don't Neglect A Cough
I chronic  liion-
qhitis. Pneumonia and even dreaded Consumption iteelf.mey be traced I
directly to " only a cough."   When the first cold comes, start iu ou|
GRAY'S SYRUP OF RED SPRUCE GUM
IT CURES COUGHS —heals the Inflammed surfaces—    \\
strengthens weak throats — puts the lungs in the strongest    H
possible condition tu resist the  trying effects of a   ■*■■■■___■■_■
Canadian winter. Vlx% Mtil I
Even the Gifted Sarah Slddona and
tha Brilliant Charlotte Cnahman
Were Not Equal to the Taak—Anna
Dickinson In the Part.
Although many of tbe cleverest actresses the world has known have essayed the part, they have, with few
exceptlous, fabed ln It.
Eyeu Sarah Siddons, probably tlie
greatest tragic actress of all time, was
a failure as Hamlet, largely owing tp
the nondescript nature of her garments,
which were neither masculine nor feminine and whlcn made lt almost Impossible to forget that ber Hamlet was S
woman and not a man, says Loudon
TIt-BIts.
Charlotte Cushmau was perhaps'the
most brilliant player of male parts of
ber or, Indeed, of any other generation.
She was equally brilliant and convincing as Romeo, Cardinal Wolsey or
Claude Melnotte, but wben sbe mads
the crucial experiment of playing tne
melancholy Dane even sbe proved
unequal to the task. In fact, her Hamlet was bo badly received In Dublin
that Bhe there and then made up her
mind never to play tt again.
And yet her Romeo was such a trl-
umpu of acting that James Sheridan
Kuowles, the great dramatist and critic, was completely carried away by It
Of her acting of the passage where Romeo flings himself upon the ground,
"taking the measure of an unmade
grave," he says: "It was a scene of topmost passion, not simulated passion;
no such thing—real, palpably real. The
genuine heart storm was ou ln its wildest fullness of fury, and I listened and
gazed and held my breath, while my
blood ran hot and cold. I am sure lt
must have been the case with every
one in the house, but I was all ab-'
sorbed ln Romeo till a thunder of applause recalled me to myself."
And of her assumption of the difficult
part of Claude Melnotte ln "The Lady
of Lyons" Justin' McCarthy says: "I
have Been Claude Melnotte played by
mauy great actors, from'Macready to
Irving, but Miss Cushman eclipsed
tbem all. Sbe created for me the only
human, the only possible and the only
endurable Claude Melnotte I have ever
seen."
Miss Julia Seaman, a once popular
actress, was so severely criticised wben
she played Hamlet some years ago that
she turned round on her critics and assailed them ln a very vigorous manner.
The late Miss Marriott, who had one of
the most beautiful voices ever heard ou
any stage, was more fortunate, although it was one of her least successful assumptions, and ln the fifties an
American actress, Miss Percy Knowles,
made such sn unfortunate exhibition
of herself as the melancholy one that s
country manager actually Issued a notice warning hia patrons against going
to see ber.
Ellen Tree (Mrs. Charles Koan) was
the first to put on Hamlet's doublet
and hose; Mrs. Glover won, Edmund
Kcan's approval by her playing of the
part, and Mme. Sarah Bernhardt gave
a picturesque and clever rendering of
Hamlet, although it was not to be compared with many pf her brilliant assumptions.
Charlotte Crsmpton was noted for
her clever noting of masculine parts,
which would have been even more convincing lf sbe had not been such a tiny
woman. "There ls a woman," Mac-
ready once said, referring to her, "who
would startle the world lf she were but
two Inches taller." She was such a
magnificent swordswoman that few
men cared to try their skill against her
on the stage, and she was undoubtedly
a genius In her way, with a courage
commensurate with her skill.
She was one of tho finest personators
of Richard III. ever seen on tlie stage,
her Shylock was among the most brilliant pieces of acting ln ber day, and
she was almost equally clever as logo,
Romeo and Don Caesar de Bazan, and
yet when Charlotte Cramptou challenged criticism with Hamlet she failed as signally as her rival, Charlotte
Cushman, had done.
Probably the most successful of all
lady Hamlets was Anna Dickinson,
who mnde considerable reputation as
Macbeth and Claude Melnotte. "A
number of women have tried Hamlet,"
she said. "None, I believe, with any
success. Yet, ln my opinion, the character of Hamlet ls eminently suited for
a woman's capabilities. Hamlet was
very young—a mere college boy, ln
fact. Besides, s fine actress Is more
likely to bring out tbu wonderful womanlike delicacy of Hamlet's character than a very young actor." And she
supported her views by giving an attractive and clever rendering of the
part 	
After the Itcfnsal.
Forsgood—Do you think you have
been fair to mc, Miss Hawkins? Miss
Hawkins—You havo said so all along.
You called me the fairest of my sex
only five minutes ago.
Shiloh
s> • cuie lor Coughi, Colds, ud aB
diseases of the Jungs and air passages.
Those who have used Shiloh woulel not
be without it. Those who have neves
used it should know that every bottle is
sold with a positive guamntee thai, il il
doesn't cute you, the dealer will refund
what you paid lor it.   Shiloh
Mas Cured
thousands of the moit obstinate case* ol
Coughi, Cold* and Lung troubles. Lei *\
euro you.
"Last -winter I coughed for throe moakh* ud
llwufllit 1 wu going into CowutaptioB. 1 toot _U
eottt of im-dicinei, but Dothina ax) SM *Mf good
until I uied Shiloh'• Consumption Cure. Four
bottles cured rae. This -winter I had a fay bnd
cold, wu Mt nble to ■peak, way *uWm ytcto torn
onthetidenadUcfc. Six bottfcs of Sbiloh mrd-
me well nt nn. 1 have given it to setcral pcopls
and every one of them have been cured.—D.
JoKph. St. Hyncinthe. Que." tfoi
SHILOH
25c   with   S-aaaetee   at  eg
ROYAL TOUR OF INDIA.
Prince  and   Princess of Wales   Start
on  a Six  Month's Visit.
The Prince and Princess of Wales
started on their six months' tour of
India to-day. King Edward, Queen
Alexandra, the other members of the
-jura jauiquo oiii pus Xiuuuj ibXoi
ters bade them farewell at the railroad  station.
The Prince and Princess of Wales
are going overland to Genoa, Italy,
where they will embark on the British battleship Renown, whicll is due
to arrive at Bombay Nov. 9th. They
will stay ln India until March,'visiting the principal cities and native
Slates and receiving the chiefs and
Princes on behalf of King Edward.
The departure of Lord Curzon, the
Viceroy who r ecenty resigned,
and who will be succeeded by the Earl
of Minto, was postponed in view of
the fact King Edward desired Lord
Curzin to remain and officially welcome the Prince and Princess of
Wales. -■',*?•
Don't put cost before Vut Corded
silk won't cover a poor fit.
It is not so much the hat Itself as the
angle at which it Is worn and the coiffure which It adorns that count.
No woman wbo once tries the expedient of mnklng a gown with two
waists will ever abandon the practice.
Grosgraln belting ribbon Is recommended by a home dressmaker as a
foundation foi collars. Sbe says it will
not break or wrinkle.
When new evening gowns are few
and far between nothing is so useful
as either black or white, which by
change of flowers or trimming may be
altered out of all knowledge.
If you wish to ninke a walking skirt
Just to clear the ground without looking too short, adopt the following plan:
Measure the person from tbe waist to
the ground, then deduct one and a half
inches.
Koop Your Orlp
Hi
ai lth
When Physical Bankruptcy Threatens Build
up with
DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD
Table l.lnen.
Table linen, In order to bring out tlie
bright gloss that makes It attractive,
should be dampened considerably.
Sprinkle the tablecloth well, being sure
that tho selvage cuds or hemstitched
borders are thoroughly damp. Roll up
tightly. Tbe napkins antl dollies should
be arranged alternately ono upou tlie
otber, first a dry napkin, then one
which has been wrung out of warm
water, then a dry napkin and so on.
Then roll tightly. All linen should be
Ironed very dry. The least bit of water
starch In tablecloths will greatly improve tbem aud they will not muss so
easllv.
When the Botip has a greasy look
pour lt, when hot, through a cloth saturated with cold water, aud the fat
will remain ln tbe cloth. ,
Itch, Mange, Prairie scratches, Cuban Itch on human or animals, cured
In 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary
Lotion. It never fails. At all druggists.
The  Awful Lonellneaa.
Tlie Friend—Wbat made you close
your season so early? The Actor—The
solitude, my boy; night after night, the
appalling solitude.
Every man has just ns much vanity
'a he wnnts understanding.—Pope.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds,  etc.
It ls a refreshing thing, In a material age, to see people who are ambitious rather than rich, who are more
eager to help others than to make
money. These are nature's noble
men, these are the characters which
enrich life, and which havo pushed
civilization up from the savage to the
Florence Nightingales and the Lin
coins.
PRUDENT MOTHERS.
-ne prudent mother will never give
her child a sleeping draught, soothing medicine or opiate of any kind
except by order of a competent doctor who has seen the child. All
sootihln&- >rn|adtct._.3s and slieeping
draughts contain deadly poison, an
overdose will kill a child, and they
never do good, as they only stupefy
and do not cure. Sleeplessness ln
little ones usually come from teething troubles or derangements of the
stomach or bowels, that can be
speedily cured by Baby's Own Tablets. Anil the mother should remember that this Is the only medicine for
children that, gives a solemn guarantee that there Is not a particle of
opiate or harmful drug In Its composition. Mrs. A. Scott, Bradwar-
dlne, Man., Says: "I have used
Baby's Own. Tablots for diarrhoea,
teething troubles and constipation,
and find them just, the thing to make
little ones woll and keep them well."
Sold by all druggists or by mall at
25 cents by writing the Dr. Williams' Medicine   Co., Brockvllle, Ont.
Leon Gcraud shot four silver tips
this week; the mother and her three
cubs. Mr. Geraud has disposed of
the skin of tho old bear for $40.—Kelowna Clarion.
Just the Thing That's Wanted.—
A pill that acts upon the stomach and
yet is so compounded that certain ingredients of it preserve their power
to act upon the Intestinal canals, so
as to clear them of excreta the retention of which cannot but be hurtful,
was long looked for by the medlcai
profession. It was found ill Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, which are the
result of much expert tudy, and are
scientifically prepared as a laxative
and an alterative In one.
While making an arrest at Crystal
City on Wednesduy last, Constable
McFaiiane was attacked by the man
who wns under the Influence of liquor. The weapon used was a clasp
dagger, Mr. McFarlane succeeded in
securing the knife and landed his
man In the coop. The prisoner was
fined $25 and costs.—Pilot Mound
Sentinel.
Nothing looks more ugly than to
see a person whoso hands are covered over with warts. Why have
these disfigurements on your person
when a Biire remover of all warts,
corns, etc., can be found in Hollo-
way's Coru Cure.
Five boats sank on Okanagan Lake
during lust week's gale. No lives
lost. The wind which had been blowing all Monday increased as the day
waned nnd by midnight had increased
to a regular gale, and all the launches
iu the boat house with the exception
of ono, filled with water and sank
However they have all been raised
and are little damaged. —Kelowna
Clarion.
Bnnllght Boap Is better Mas otner soaps,
bnt is best when uud ia the Sunlight way.
Bay Sunlight Soap and follow direction!.
Three ot Them.
One word ln the English language
In which the vowels occur In regular
sequence ls "facetious." Is there another?—Rochester rost-Express.
Ever hoar of tlie word "abstemious?"-Cleveland Leader.
What is the matter with "arsenl-
o\js'r"—New York Tribune.
Antobtofrraphlee.
All autobiographies are lies. No
man Is bad enough to tell the truth
about himself during bis lifetime, and
no man ls good enough to tell the
truth to posterity In a document which
be suppresses until there Is nobody left
alive to contradict him.—Georgo Bernard Shaw.
Woke Ulna 1»
Bashful Beaumont — Er — I — ft" —
dreamt I—cr—kissed you last night
What's tbnt a sign of?
Modest Maiden-Well, lt'B a sign that
you're more sensible asleep than
nwnke.
'l'li,-.   1-ull Short.
Foreigner-Are Ibe earnings of your
household   servants   large  as  a   rule?
American—No; not nearly so large as
their pay.—Pittsburg Post
Uo   -Unix   Slntrf
A naturalist hns written to prove that
birds are not singers, but whistlers;
that ls to say, that tbe notes are produced through a tube—to be technical,
through the silt known as the glottis—
not by tbe help of vocal cords. But the
whole distinction Is beside the point.
Any one who has seen a bird singing
will have seen both the vibrations ln
his throat and the variations In the extent to whicll he opens and closes bis
beak or mandibles; nnd, given these accompaniments, together with the production of nn Inarticulate language,
whistling and singing become identical
terms suggesting a distinction. People
nre accustomed to the idea that only a
few species of birds, such ns the parrot nntl the jackdaw, cnn be taught,
but ln wild life nlmost nil birds are
mimics to some extent, nnd probably
more of them than people realize could
le taught to Imitate human sounds.
Gloomy forebodings, fear of the future, apprehension of something
dreadful to befall you, worry over Ut-
Ue things, restlessness, insomnia, Irritability—these are the Indications
of an exhausted nervouB system.
They tell more plainly than words
more plainly than pains and aches,
that, gradually but certainly, the
nerve force of the body is being consumed more rapidly than it ls being
created. They point to physical
bankruptcy—to helplessness of mind
and) |body—to prostration^ paralysis
or locomotor ataxia.
There are certain elements of nature which go to form new blood and
new nerve cells—to create new nerve
force, the foundation of life, energy
and vitality. These elements are so
combined ln Dr. Chase's Nerve Food
as to be easily assimalated by the
most weakened human body.
Being oomposed of such lngedlents
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food cannot possibly fall to be of benoft to you, and
Its regular and persistent use will
build up and revitalize tbe most exhausted  anil discouraged  sufferer.
You cannot compare Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food with any medicine you
aver used, fr It cures by the buildup process, whereas most nerve treatments merely soothe and deaden the
nei-ves.   Test this treatment by not
ing your Increase ln weight.
Miss Lena Hlebert, Lowe Farm,
Man., writes:—"I had suffered for
two years with dlszy spells, pains In
the back, cold bands and feet, nervousness, jerking of the limbs, sore tongue, soreness ot arms and shoulders,
and general exhaustion. About seven
months ago I became so nervous that
I could not rest or sleep, and oould
not do the least bit of work without
suffering dreadfully from pains ln
the bock. I could hardly walk, oould
eat very little, and felt that people
were always watching my body
twitch,   t
"I tried several medicines with little effect, and was a mere skeleton ot
skin and bone about to give up ln
despair when I heard about Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food, and began using
It I have used In all fourteen boxes
| of this preparation, and lt has built
mo up until I am now strong and
I well again. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food
has done me a world of good, and I
jfeel that I cannot recommend it too
; highly to persons who suffer as I
have."
| Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a
box, at all dealers, or Edmanson,
'Bates & Co., Toronto. Portrait and
signature of Dr. A.W.Chase, tha famous receipt book author, are on every
, box.
if it is a Question of Warmth use
E. B. EDDY'S
BUILDING PAPER
It Retains Heat and Keeps Out Cold.
Write for Samples and Prices
TEES & PERSSE, Limited, Agents, Winnipeg.
Pure and Fragrant, Direct from tho Factory to
you, tho sealed lead packages retaining all the
natural fragrance and
aroma.
Gold Standard
ls"Guaranteod tho Best"
35, 40, and 50o per Ib.
at all Grocers.
ROYAL TOUR OF INDIA.
Prince   and   Princess of Wales   Start
on  a Six Month's Visit.
The Prince anif Princess of Wales
started on their six months' tour of
India to-day. King Edward, Queen
Alexandra, the other members of the
royal family und tho Cabinet Minis
ters bade them farewell at the railroad station.
Tho Prince and Princess of Wales
are going overland to Genoa, Italy,
where they will embark on the Brit
Ish battleship Renown, which ls due
to arrive at Bombay Nov. 9th, They
will stay ln India until March, visiting the principal cities anil native
States' and receiving the chiefs anil
Princes on behalf of King Edward.
The departure of Lord Curzon, the
Viceroy who r ecenty resigned,
and who will he succeeded by the Earl
of Minto, was postponed ln view of
the fact King Edward desired Lord
Curzin to remain and olllcially welcome the Prince and Princess of
Wales.
UNION  MADE.
OVERALLS,
SMOCKS and SHIRTS
Made -to F"i*t
and
IN/ladle to Wear
You will never have Comfort and Satisfaction and Wearing Qualities in
your Working Clothes until you wear
"King of the Road" Brand
ASK   YOUR   DEALER.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures Garget   In
Cows.
=$5.00 =
Cut Glass
Berry Bowl
The best five dollars-
worth of Cut Glass in
Canada—is what* we are
able to say of this Berry
Bowl.
And ita exceptional
value ia another proof
of how customers benefit by Diamond Hall'a
increased manufacturing facilities..
This special bowl is of
clearest glass, brilliantly
cut, and of full 8-inch diameter. We pay express.
RYRIE BROS.
■UM ITED
134-138 YONdE ST.
TOBONTO    -    OHT.
A  Sinn  ot  Nerve.
"Myrtilla," snld the old gentleman
sharply, "that young man you had In
the parlor last ulght ls dull of comprehension. All I bad to do was cough
when the other chaps remained too late,
and tbey would tuke the hint and depart. Did this one say anything when
I coughed last night?"
"Yes," replied the beautiful daughter; "he said the uext time he called be
wus going to briny you a bottle ef
cough sirup."
Ilo— Ther Loat Her.
"Why did your cook leave so suddenly'/"
"She baked two cukes laBt Saturday-
one for us and one to take to her married sister. When she wasn't looking
I exchanged them and took for our own
use the oue she hud lutended to give
uwuy."
L'nderlded.
"I say, Maud," said Mamie, "did you
see Mrs. -Tinkles' new vase?"
"Yes.   Isn't lt perfectly horrid?"
"I don't know yot.   I bnven't found
out whether It Is modern and perfectly
horrid or antique nud perfectly lovely."
Sohoonrr of the Deaert.
"Johnny," said the teacher, "whnt Is
a dromedary V" Johnny did not know,
but Ralph did.
,   "I   know,"   he   Bald   proudly.    "A
.dromedary ls a two masted camel"
J
The Kccley Cure
Offers to the self respecting
tbo    easiest    and    simplest
method of snapping the chains
of
LIQUOR AND DRUG HABIT8.
The remedies build   up   the
whole system and remove all
craving for drink or drugs.
Write us   for  the plain facts.
Address
133 Osborne St., Fort Rouge,
WINNIPEG.
p* 8-oS" © R AI IM »"&"§,
Canadian Co-operative Co. Ltd.
John McVicar, Mgr.
Commission Meretian-s anil dealers In sll
kinds of ORAIN. Consignment* snlteltod.
Write  phone or win, us for  partli uli.rs,
Offloe, 308 Molntyre Blook, Winnipeg
Nip Dlsense ln the Bud.—It Is difficult to eradicate a dlsense after lt
has become seated, therefore It ls
wise to tako any ailment In Its In-
IIlal stages and hy such remedies as
aro sufficient, Btop It In Its course.
Cold Is the commonest complaint of
mnn, and when neglected lends to
serious reaiults. Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil will cure the severest cold
or most violent cough.
He who knows only bis own side of
ttti. case knows little of that—Mill.
Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,
but is best when use*d in the Sunlight way.
To appreciate the simplicity and ease of
washing with Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight
way you should follow directions.
After rubbing on the soap, roll up each
piece, immerse in the water, and go away.
Sunlight Soap
will do its Work in thirty to sixty minutes.
Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed
in the old-fashioned way with boiler and hard rubbing.
Equally good with hard or soft water.
 -^.W^HHlWfrlWBlt ML] Ht. "PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
(Established -April 8,1889.)
lOrnw: 2 6 35 Westminster avenue
Mrs. "R  Whitney, Publisher.
«-Woi._sh Omens—30 Fleet street,
Lonlon, E. C, England Where a
—lo of "The Advocate" is kept for
visitors.
Subscription $1 a yoar   payable   in
Advance.
Scents a Oopy.
Tel. JEV1405.
Vancouver, B.  C, Jan. 6, 1906.
"Mayor Buscombe for J90l_r,   by  accla-
tnntiou.
TH-ASKET SITE.
Every voter in Ward V. is urgently
requested to turn ont on Thnrsday the
11th, aud vote for the Market Site to be
this side of False Greek Tho site is
owned by the City, is accessible by the
Groat Northern Railway, tbo B. C.
Electric Railway, wagon roads and by
water. River boats come up to "Westminster nvenue bridge. Farmers south
■of the Fraser river could ship produce by
Great Northern or by boat; from South
Vaucouvor, Eburne, Burnaby and Central Park are good wagou roads direct
ao the proposed Market Site. The
0. P. R. does not tap tho farming dis
■trict. and tbo citizens do not wish ta
trade the Street Ends foi a Market Site.
W-'h a new bridge across False Creek
aud the Market this side, Mt Pleasant
will be a most important part of Vancouver. Vote for the Market Sito on
Mt. Pleasaut side of False Creek.
SITTING IN DARKNESS.
Illiteracy  fjs   rightly   accounted   a
tragic   handicap   for   the   individual,
and  so grave a menace to the community,   that  millions   of  dollars   arc
annually     expended    on    the    public
school system in an effort to reduce
it  to the  lowest possible proportion.
Not   alone   generous   support   of  the
schools,  but  the multiplication  of li
braries testify to a general appreciation  of the  supreme necessity of an
ability to read, and opportunities for
its practice.    He who cannot read is
highly commiserated as one doomed
to  spend   his   life   in   darkness,   that
•' seriously  affects  his  development  in
' every   way.     Although   the   inability
'' to read is thus well nigh universally
I ■reOB't'nized   as  the   serious   evil   it  is,
a curious fact is that what is gained
at so tmicli  cost to the learner and
the public,   is  scantily  utilized.    The
point here made is not that the ma
jority,  or  even  a  fair-sized   minority
. of  those  who  learn to  read,   fail  to
. decvlop an interest in books, and be
come  well   read  in  the  best  of  the
world's   literature,  but   that  the   majority  of  the  literate  take  no  pains
whatever lo get at the truth or falsity
, of the printer's output, that they do
. most   largely   read.    Their   practice
, would   suggest   that    the   object   of
1 learning  to  read was to  blindly  fol-
; low  some newspaper leader, restrict-
j ing  the  acquisition of knowledge  as
I to daily events, both native and for-
, eign,  and  their significance,  to such
, news as the partisan editor elects to
j present.    As   a   result,   not   alone   is
1 the    individual    who    thus    circum-
. scribes   hi*  reading,  largely   ignorant
, of facts he should know if he wishes
I to be  considered  intelligent,   but  as
j in   the   modern   world   it  is   of   the
, greatest importance, especially in re
publics, that the population  shall be
. well  informed,  the  country  at  large
1 suffers in consequence of this illiter-
i ate reading public.    It is rarely that
; a person is found who reads the opposition   newspaper.    All   he  knows,
t, therefore,  of  men  and measures,  he
.. gleans   from   his  party   paper,   which
has an  object  in  biassing his  views.
This has been telling him, for exam-
, pie, for a decade or two, that a cer-
tain party has a monopoly of moral
ideals, and that the prosperity of the
, country is dependent upon a Chinese
. wall  tariff.    Never  has  the  man  of
, one    paper    studied  the  Republican
party's  doings    in    the    columns   of
■ Democratic press, or vice versa, nor
. attended political mass meetings of
1 the opposition, nor looked into the
. most elementary book on economics.
Instead of trying to substantiate the
, statements and opinions of the party
paper, he has accepted, without ques-
. lion, what was published, and did as
; he   was  told   precisely  as  though   he
were an illiterate bondman. This
1 blind faith in the party and_ the parti-
; tan paper, so discreditable to a lib-
, crate   freeman,  is  the  opportunity  of
■ the grafter, the unscrupulous trust
$ interests, the morally weak official,
: nnd the whole, horde of degenerates
^ who fatten on decent, but stupid peo-
s nie.   And so it comes about that the
partisan is at last rudely shaken in
his belief in the -.potlcss purity ot
his party candidates, and the lion-
-sty of its journai, by a succession
ji disgraceful scandals in the Na-
.ioiial and State affairs. The repre-
.ontattves of his party in the highest
uouse even are proven to be thieves
and blackmailers. It is all desperately shocking, quite as much so as
the conditions tnat partisan democracy brings about in the metropolis
and elsewhere. The rank and file of
both parties are neither grafters nor
blackmailers, nor do they with set
purpose offer opportunity for such
destructive practices, but the sad fact
is, they accomplish this deplorable
result, as surely as though they went
in deliberately to so disgrace their
country. The truth is no man is
qualified to vote who does not read
at least one good class opposition
paper as attentively as he does his
partisan one. If he will not do this,
he might as well be an illiterate for
all the good his ability to read,does
his country. And the scandals that
have disgraced national annals for
twoscore years will continue to disgrace us."
LOCAL ITEMS.
Dr. Ohipperfleld, who is en route to
Now.'Zcalnnd, is the guest of Mr. aud
Mrs. M. Rae, Eighth avonue.
Miss Florence Burrit? of the Seattle
Hospital staff, is visiting her pareuts
Mr. nnd Mrs. Oscar Burritt, Twelfth
avenue. »
:e:
J. P.!|Nightiugale & Co., have Issued
a very handsome calendar for 1906,
with ono of which the "Advooate" has
beeu favored.
Mr Jos. Qnigley of Sixth avenue,
was taken to St. Paul's Hospital ou
Sunday, where he was operated on; tho
patient is doiug nicely.
Masters Sydney and Hitley Verge entertained a uumber of friends on Thursday evening at the home of thoir parents
Mr. aud Mrs Verge, Tenth avenne. A
very jolly timo was speut with games
and musio; ice cream autl dainty refresh
meuts were served. Present: Jimmie
Sntherlaud, Percy Armstrong, Wesley
Smith,   Frank  Parr,   Ed Wade,   Fred
Wade.
toi	
MncBcth—Hamilton.
A pretty wedding took place on New
Year's Day at 588 Homer street, the
home of the bride. The contracting
couple were Mr, W. 0. MacBeth of the
firm of McLeod, MacBeth & Co., and
Miss Beatrice Stevens Hamilton. The
ceremony was performed was performed by Rev. H. W. Fraser, D.D., of the
First Presbyterian Church. Mr. and
Mrs. MacBeth will reside at 641 Seymour streot.
 :o:	
The Forrest, Ont., "Free Press," of
Dec. 21st, contains the following notice
of the marriage of Miss Crocker, formerly of Mt. Pleasaut: "A qniot _but iu
tnrestiug oveut took place at tho home
of Rev. D. S. Hamilton, London, ou
Tuesday afternoon, when Jas. Brandon
of Warwick, and Miss Maggie Crocker
of British Columbia, formerly of Warwick, were nuited in marriage. Rov.
Mr. Hamilton officiated. The happy
couple arrived at Forrest at 0:20 p. m.,
and were welcomed by a number of
relatives and friends. They drove at
once to their home on the 4th lino
whore another welcome awaited them
 :o:	
Advortlso iu "The Advooate "
Wishing you all a Bright and Prosperous
Mew Year
ooooccrocioooooooosos aQd thanking you
most cordially for the sptpndid business
you have given us the past year.
Buy here and save money.      The Store o_r Quality.
5T    Wfl Mare* Westminster avenue &
.1.   TV ailaCC Harris street. Telephoue 1366.
TO THE GIRL WITH NOTHING
A  YEAR.
THE NEW STORE
We are located iu our New Store, 2838 with a complete line of Staple
iand Fancy Groceries at lowost prices. :.'.."  .   ,.,
GENT'S FURNISHINGS
"We havo also added a lino of Collars, Ties, Underwear, Shirts, Sox,
Overalls, etc., which wo will be pleased to have yon call and inspect.   '
OUR MOTTO: Good Goods at lowest prioe.
Andrews Bros.,
2333 Westminster Ave.        ' Phone 935.
This is how
to Save!
Don't go dowu-town, men, when yoa wish to buy Clothing, Hats,
1111(1   Klirilishi-lp^-      Yrin (Mill unvn Itimiuv .tt- anv lima i* •»„,,   i.'—— —
the Av
SALE is on.
nugs.    Yoa eau save money at any time if you buy nn
the Avonue. More espicially this month while our BIG JANUARY'
25% off SUITS and OVERCOATS. '.'.-....
20% off  RAINCOATS,   TROUSERS,    Fancy VESTS,    HATS,  '
CAPS.   20% off Colored Shirts, Underwear, gox, Sweaters, Neckwear, etc.
20% to 25% on every dollar is a mighty big saviug.
SCOTT'S TOGGERY,
W. O. SCOTT, Muuager. (Just between the two Banks.)
435 Westminster Ave., oPP., city Hall.
L. O.  T. M
—NOTICE.—
"The Advocate" wishes any carelessness in delivery reported to the Office;
telephone B1406.
SOUTH VANCOUVER.
Reeve. Ban's oppoucots fir South
Vancouver Muuipipel honors hnve mule
a very fierce nitaek on Mr. Rae, alleging
an infraction of the Municipal Act by
t he Reeve iu receiving inonoy from the
Couueil. The Reeve apparently feels
quite secure iu being in the right and
will meet the Electors befnre election
day aud explain his position.
The benefit members of Fairview
Hive, L. O. T. M. No. 13, entertained
the social members on Tuesday evening, in their regular meeting rooms,
the Holy Trinity Church parlors.
After the regular business meeting
a.social time was enjoyed in games,
music and reading. The particular
feature of the evening was the presentation of an address and handsome silver cake basket to Dcpt.-Su-
preme Comm. Mrs. Janet Kemp, The
address follows, and was read by
Mrs.  Leitch:
TO JANET KEMP.
Beloved   Commander:
I am honored in being chosen to
address you on this happy occasion.
There is need.for no words of mine
in which to express affection for, and
devotion to yourself on behalf of the
members of this Hive. The responsive note in your own heart must
bespeak it more forcibly than mere
words can convey the sentiment;
were further proof wanting, it will
be found in the unity and harmony in
which we have worked during these
past years, that have seemed to cement our friendship, and prove the
worth of your dear heart, to draw,
you nearer, and make you dearer
with each passing month, and prove
your unswerving devotion to duty;
to impress upon us the genuine interest you take in us individually and
collectively, and to make us keenly
alive to the fact, that to be a good
Maccabee is to be a better woman.
In acknowledgement of our appreciation of these sentiments which
you have done so much to awaken,
I am offering you on behalf of our
Hivet a small token,, which we beg
of you to accept with our earnest
allegiance,   and   warmest   love.
***tt****¥****
A Happy
New
Year
to all!
Smith  The
Suocessisr to. W. D. Muir.
Junction of *jV«ptm.in,ster Road aud Ave.
'Phoue 3068.
At^AtAtAlAtAeAtAm^AtAMAM
Thk AevocatE Is always glad to receive
toms of social, personal or other news
from its roadors. Send uews items to
h" office or bv tclonhnni'. P1405.
BUSINESS  NOTICE.
Local Advertising 10c a liue onoh issue
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per mouth.
Notices fur Ohnreh aud Society Euter-
1,1111 incuts,  Lectures, ote.,   where
THK OII.TROT IR  TO RAISE  MO.NET
will be charged for.
All   Advertisements nro   rnn rognliirly
and ohiirgnd for until ordered tbey
bo discontinued.
Transient   Advertizors   mnst   pay   in
advance.
Notices nt Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published free of charge.
.. -jii-j-c-—1 .ji mmuiwiar
r Manufacturers'
Sample Blouses at Less
than Half-Price
Sample Blouses, including black and colored sateeu, cashmeres, silks,
1 and nmslin Blonses, at less than Hnlf-price. Regular prices start
,$1.38, (1 60, f 2.00 up to I860;  all one   price,   via:— choice  $1   each.
MATTING Half-price— lfio yd -The bost value in Floor
V%\,'%!WVi! Matting ever offered Mattings that can not bo
-»— duplicated iigain nt double the price.    Regular 20o,
25c, BOo aud 65c. yard; nil 0110 price 15c yard
J. S. McLeod, McBetti & Co.,
Corner Westminster Ave. and Hos lings St., East.
A fact as significant as it is interesting is that the Imperial Library
In Tokio (Japan) reports that it hAS
little or no call for fiction Th; taste
of the patrons of the Library i« fot
books on science, medicine, mathematics, philosophy, commerce and
art. Any line of reading which promises to mak* them more efficient,
is popular with this most amazing
people.
Japan's plan for subsidizing a
Japanese steamship line with nearly
?3,ooo,ooo a year, to develop ocean,
coast and river traffic in China will
oust Germany from second place in
the commerce of the Far East. Japan
will push trading possibilities in
China to the utmost. The two Countries arc natural traders with each
other, they stre-tfce nearest of neighbors, besides being nearer in sympathy than eitrier could possibly be
with Occidental traders. It is to be
hoped that buying and selling will
become honorable occupations w*h
the Japanese, so that the reproach
of being trade tricksters may no
longer  be applied  to them.
Whoever has patience and unim-
paired eyesight, may like to know
that the old-style cross-stitel
wrought upon the finest of silk can
vas, is the latest revival for certain
personal objects. Chief of these are
the sides of an opera or a purse
bag. This cross-stitch is wrought
with fine silks, whatever the require
colors may happen to be, and tin
c. ->vas is nl white silk. Exquisiti
waa -<rsc bag so worked, and rep
resenting a park scene with Watteai
figures and a portion of an old elm
tcau. The canvas has to be sewn on
four sides to four bands of cotton
muslin, and then entered into a smal
wooden frame, by a lacing through
eyelets worked into the muslin bands.
The canvas must also be very taut
to have-, the work executed smoothK
and evenly.
Quite the prettiest matinee jacket
may be made out of flowered or
pompadour ribbon, four to five inchc.
wide. There are many ribbon?
offered at sales that might be used
for this purpose with the greatest
success. The ribbons are made t
run in vertical lines and are joined
by having a lace insertion sewed be
tween in stripes, ft These jackets arc
short affairs, reaching to the hips
and have elbow sleeves. The collar-
less neck is given a lace finish. In
order not to buy an inch more lace
or ribbon than is required, first
make a model out of coarse muslin.
That done, take strips of paper the
width of the ribbon and fit them in
stripes down the fronts, the back,
and upon the sleeve. Draw a line
with a pencil on each side of the
paper strips. With a tape measure
go over the paper stripes to learn
how many yards of ribbon are needed
and measure for the insertion in like
manner to get the quantity, as well
as the width. Ribbons selling from
ten to fifteen cents per yard, and
laces from five to ten, put such a
inclrct within the reach of very
slender  purses.
Fashionable
WINTER
Millinery
New Blouses
Ladies' New Neckwear,
Trimmings,
Belts, Etc.
W. W. Merklev
Royal Bane op Canada Buildinu
Corner Seventh and Wostminster
Avenues, Mt. Pleasant.
A Happy
Mew Year
to our frieuds  and  patrons.
The new year finds  Muir's
Bread still in the lead  of all
others.
Latest   machinery,   best   of
flour, best bakers in the city.
Muir's Bread must be the best
MUIR'S BAKERY
•Phono 443.
Blood riedicine
All Herbes
This medicine is Guaranteed to cure
RHEUMATISM—uo matter of how
loug staudiug. Mr. Connors of Now
Westminster cured in 17 days, and Mrs.
Wiggauds of the same city, who suffered 80 years, completely cured.
3. GRAY, Hamilton House, Hastings
street    Honrs: 10 a m. to 2 p.m.
WILL
IT CURB
MB?
That's the personal question a womaa
asks herself when she roads of ths cures
St womanly diseases by the uu of Dr,
'lerco'i Favorite Prescription.
Why shouldn't It cure her ?
Is It a complloatod case? Thousands
of such eases have beon eured by "Favorite Prescription." Is tt a condition
which local doctors have declared incurable ? Among ths hundreds of thon*
sands of sick women cured hy the uu of
Dr. Plereo'i Favorite Prescription ther*
are a great many who were pronounced
Incurable by looal doctors. Wouders
havo been worked by "Favorite Prescription" In ths euro of irregularity,
woakonlng drains. Inflammation, ulceration and female weakness. It always
helps.    It almost always euros.
"1 commenced taking ronr medicine, Ta-
vvclta Prescription.' nearly a yoar ago far
chronic liiflamtnatloa u( womU and can truly
Sty Jl la 'lm only thing lhat mt did ma any
good." writes Mrs. 1- C.Wngnnr, of 126 Edwin
■Ur-Mit, Toronto. Ontario, Canada. " I coula
not walk any distance be-oro unlng It. After
taking six SotUea uf your ' Favorite Pre-
•Cltetloa' I Snd I can walk without difficulty
sod am greatly boosted In general health.
Would sarin all auaarlng women to um Dr.
Heme's maaiclne."
fB*l  ______     Thaaa ar. tb. Original LIMIe
****fUJT™a. Uver Wlla. list put up over
«.*Tt\arV* *» T—xe age, by old Dr. B. V.
._.-.. ****** They're been omck
ImWalit bat aever eajaaUS. Bmalleat, eaal-
•M Xo l»ke and beet. They're tiny, »u»tr-
•Ofte-L luoM-Ml-oua granulua, a eoitnxund ol
retmai and eonMtrfnitril vegatablo uxtiacta.
Without dlaturbance or trouble, constlna-
UtM. UadinUon, blllqua attack*, alck and
btlloua haadarhea. aud all deraiigunioum uf
the llrr-r, stomach, and bowela ara prevented,
relieved, and cured. Pwroownl'v cured, too.
By their mild and natural action, these little
Pellet* gwitly lead Uw ayatem Into natural
Hat* again.  Tuals -UMMf i*st»,
Argyle House
Tho-'Bjg Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. 0.
\
§
1
• • • ^<J^XJS
THE ADVOCATE
ic_   iccBi__r>_rlin the interest
IS  ISSUCQ of Mt Pleasant
& bouth Vancouver.
"The Advocate" gives all the Local News of Mi. Pleasaut from
week to week for $1 00 per year; six mouths 50c. An interesting
Serial Story is always kept runuing; the solectious in Woman's
Realm will always be found full interest to up-to-date women; the
miscellaneous items are always bright, entertaining and inspiring.
New arrivals on Mt. Pleasaut will become raedily informed of the
community and more quiokly iutorosted in local happenings if
thoy subscribe to "The Advocate."
The Function of an
Advertisement
is first to draw attention and to leave a favorable
and as far as possible a lasting impression.
The first and priuelpnl object of a very great deal of advertising
is uot directly that of selling goods, but of establishiug a worthy
fame—a recognized reputation—to make the goods nud tho house
known. Customers must eome with some idea of tho goods they
seek, the moro knowledge the better. With confidence inspired
by effective ndvertising, if- is theu up to tho salesman to do the
rost—to make good by courtesy nnd a skillful presentation of the
wares which should be up to all that has beeu advertised.
THE AB VOCATE is the best advert!
medium for reaching Mt. Pleasant Peopl™
gain their favorable attention to your goods and
store. Advertising rates reasonable—not in the
Publishers' Association high rate combine.
I,
ee
9
Mt. Pleasant Lodges.
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. lOmoots every
Tuesday nt 8 p. ni , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Snjourulng brethren oordially Invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—G. W. Jamieson.
Recording Secretary—Frank
Trimble.cor. Ninth ave. A Westmin'r rd.
I. 0. F.
Court Vaucouvor 1838, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d aud 4th
Mondays of each month nt 8 p. in., In
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Ranoer—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Crohan,
814 Princess strcut, City.
Financial Secretary—J. B. Abornethy
Address: Cure 2in:tWestniinsteruveniio.
LADIES OF THE  MACOABEES.
Alexandra Hive No 7, holds rtgnlar.
Review 2d itLd 4th Mondays of each '
month iu Kjlights of Pytbias Hall.j
Westminster aveuue.
Visiting Ladies, nlways welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budloug,
186 Eleventh avenne, vest! {
Lady Record Keeper—Mjb. J. Martin, i
Ninth avenue.
CANADIAN ORDER OF OHOSEN J
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Council, No. -ilia, meetsl
evory 2d and 4th Thursdays of eachi
mouth, in I O. 0. F., Hall, West-!
minster avefiue.
Sojourning  Friends always welcome^
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
222S Westnihistiiravunue. Tel. 760.
GARVIN BROS.
False Creek
Dairy
Cor. Front Street and
Westminster Avenue.
Milk  and Cream
Wholesale and Retail.
Cur premises are cloitn and commodious, and we. bavo admirable
equipment uud facilities for
haudliug milk. FALSE CREEK
DAIRY is well-known in the
city. Ask our customers nbout
us.
1
DO IT NOW!
SOBSCBIBB    to    your    Locnl
Paper NOW I
Dou't be  a  Borrower  of a
paper which only costs 11.00 a
year.
60  YEARS-
EXPERIENCE
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights _c.
Anyone sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether nn
Invention la probably jmtiiitablo. Cunimunti-.v
tlonsRtrlotlyconO-Oiitinl. Haml-sink em Pat_a_a
font free. Oldest auency tor .oourlng patents. '
Pntenta taken tbrouith Munn A Cu. recol.e
fp.rfal notice, wit liout char ne, lu tbe
Scientific American,
A linndsomclr lllnstraicil work!?,   i.nrcrmt dr-
dilution of nny Bctentltlc Jmironl.    Ternin. W a,
yuan four mouths, H.  Pul.! by all iiRWi...rnlar.L
MUNH ft Co.»,0~—•■Mw York
Branch Olllce. S_ K St. Washington. D. C.
E. _ J. HARDV & CO.
Company,   Financial,   Press and
ASVBKTISSHS' Agents.
lit) Fleet St., Loudou, E. C, England<
Coloniitl Business a Specialty.
Telephone Numbers of Local Mini
sters.
B1799-RCV. G. u. Wilson,(Anglican).
10611—Rev. li. A. Wilson, (Presbyterian).
B1219— Rev. A. E. Uetheringlon, (MotnodisO
Mt. Pleasant Mail. (Postofflco.)
Mail arrives daily at 11 n.ui., 1 :.'!0 and
6:.!0 p. m. Mail leaves the Postoffice at
the same honrs.
$5gp Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405
.'-
A Snap in
RIBBONS
Double, lace*} Satin Ribbons of the very best quality,
and perfect, at Half-price, a good assortment of colors.
JV-inoh wide worth 60 for »^c yd   9K-lnch wide worth 25c for 13«c yd
1 -inoh wide worth 10c for 6c yd      it-inch wide worth 80c for 16c yd
MANY LINES OF
DRY GOODS SBS£&
J. Horner,
400 Westminster Ave* Opp. Carnegie Library.
Advocate $1
I for 12 Months
Get your work douo at tho
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
Frank Underwood, Proprietor.!
BRTHS- Bath room fitted with Poboe-I
lain    Bath    Tub    nnd  all   nii'domj
otinveuionues. '"■■
Timber Licences.
NOTIOE is hereby giveu that,
days after date, I intend to apply to the]
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and!
Works for perniissiou to purchase the]
following described laud, situated in]
Coast District, Ruuge 6:— |
Beginning at a pout at the North-i
west coruer of Lot No. 606, and marked'
A. A. Seymour's Southwest Corner A
thence North eighty chains; theucel
East twenty chains; thence South)
eighty chains; thence West tweuty-J
chains to point of commencement; con-]
iaiiiing 160 acres more or less.
Located, Ootober 2nd, 1905.
A.  A, SEYMOUR,
00.88.        R. L. MelNTOgH, Agent.
ROOMURE
Dress & Jacket Cutting aud Fitting.]
Mrs. Davie while  abroad  was  sue-,
eessful in roceivingnFirst-classDipIom_t
from tho Rod mure Dress Cutting Anso-j
ciatiou, Glasgow.
She will tnke classes for learning thii.
system.   For information call at 5
Second avenue, Fairviow.
f{AY~ Subscribers    are    requested
report any carelessness in the deliver,
of "The Advocate."
For Local News Read Thb Advocat
. -%%^%*^*V%^%%^%.'%-%%^ksV%.1
"ante-
Matchless Lkjht|
There is no home too small to use Electric Light.   Every
dwelling should use it^—Everybody will use It.
The children—bless them—they can not upset the Electric
Light aud burn the house down.   They can do no harm
whatever with Elcct_o Light.
It can bo lighted or extinguished by a touch of a button.
No lamps to clean; no smell of coal oil; no disfigurement
of walls.
When a small amouut of light is needed, 6 or 10 candle
power Lamps may be Installed, thus reducing the total
expense of light.
Oall and see ns in reference to installing Electrio Light to
take the place of yonr Coal Oil Lamps.
5., G. Electric Railway Co. Ltd.
I . Corner Carrall and Hastings streets.

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