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9061 -SHVH
Soap Bark
An unqualified peesoription for restoring the Color
la I_dies' Dress Goods; for removing Grease spots,
Ink spots, Eto.    Regular price 20c, now IOo.
SPECIAL FOB THIS WEEK—IOo, 8 for 25o.
It. A. W. Co. Ltd., Mt. PLEASANT BRANCH
Free Delivery to any part of the oity.  'Phone 790.
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Devoted to the ioterects of Mt. Pleasant and Snath Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three Honths mc, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
Always Something
M interest yoa every week in THB ADVOCATE
among tbe Local Items, Mtw-Ki.ixv.ns lieius,
Wmnnu's Realm,-or tbe Cuntiiised _toiy. The
Advert isomeuts wiH keep yoa pa*t*i ea where
to go for bargain* in all lino*.
The subscription prioe is within the remit of all
Delivered anywhere in tbe City, the Dmuiniou.
the United States or Great Britian for |1 a year
-tarj-USHKO April 8th, 1890.   Whole No. 868.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   O., Satprdat,   Mabob 8, 1906.
(Seventh Yeah.)   Vol. 7, No. 48.
Local Items.!
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•••McOnaig Anotion and Oommis
*tem (la., Ltd., nezttoOameige Library
Hastings street, bny Furnitnre for Oash.
•onduct Anotion Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Phone 1070.
801	
Mr. Otto Marstrand has been appointed Danish Oonsnl by King Frederick of
Denmark.
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J. A. Flett Hardware is snooeeded by
J. A. Flett Ltd,, and tbe firm expect to
move about Mnrch 10th, into the new
hriclc store adjoining Andrews Bros.
Grocery Store.
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The Woman's Auxiliary of Bt.
Michael's Ohnreh will give a tea at the
Rectory, corner of Priuco Edward street
and Eighth avenne, on Thursday the
8th.   All cordially iuvited.
 toi <—
Mrs. S. G Moor, late of Mt. Pleasant,
who has been several months visiting
in Coleman, Alberta, is now visiting
her brother Mr. F F. Higgins in
Calgary.
"Resolved, that Capital Punishment
sbonld be abolished," is the subject foi
debate at the meetiug of the Young
Meu's Society of St. Michael's Church
on Monday eveniug uext.
Get yonr Dancing Pumps, Ladies'
Dancing Slippers, Gentlemen's Bedroom slippers, Patent-leather Shoes
of the Sellable Shoe mnn—R. MILLS,
119 Hastings street, west.
■ 801
Mrs. M. Lester opened her Adult
Dancing Classes on Monday evening in
Oddfellows' Hall. A large class greeted
tho lady and enjoyed tho Reception
Mrs. Lester's dancing uud new dances
were much r.duiirod Iu future the
class will meet on Friday evening iu
Mason's Hall, Niuth aud Quebec street.
tei	
By properly adjusted glasses Dr,
Howell at the Burrard Sanitarium Ltd.,
relieves eye stniiu which causes headache and other nervous troubles.
MOUNT   PLEASANT   METHODIST
OHUROH.
Missionary Sundmy, Mar. 4 th.
Dr. J. H. White, Local Superintend-
end uf Missions, will preach morning
aud eveuing. Special music by the
Choir at both services.
All are invited.
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The Anniversary Services of Mt.
Ploasant Presbyterian Ohuroh will be
held on Sunday the 11th. On Monday
evening the 12th, the Ladies of the
Cougregation will give their Anniversary Social. A program of merit is
in preparation. Collection at the door
Oa Tuesday eveniug thu 13th, the
Children's Anniversary Entertainment
will be giveu. Moro extended notice
next week.
Mr. aad Mrs. Arthur Sykcs, Ninth
avenne, east, entertained the Young
Men's Society of St. Michael's Church
at their home on Tuesday evening Mr.
O'Dell made a short speech aud proposed
the health of tbe host and hostess;
others who spoke were Messrs. Moyles,
Messrs. G Boult, A. Dodson, J. Birmingham and G. McGeer. An excellent
sapper was served. About thirty young
men were present. Music, in.trutnen
tal and vocal was an enjoyable feature
of a very charming evening.
:o:  ■
On Tuesday evening next Principal
Sipprell will deliver his lecture entitled
"The Bonny South," which bas boen
plctorially enlarged since it was given
here about three years ago. The lecture
begins at Seattle and ends at New
Orleans. The listener is given a vivid
description of the land of sunshine,
blue skies, fruits and flowers. Mt.
Shasta and tho rugged scenery of
Oregon are given, then through Golden
California with its profusion of flowers,
fruit* and beautiful cities, theu the
desert wastes and oasises of Arizona
and New Mexico, and on through
Texas and Louisiana, elosing with views
and description of the old and quaint
Oity of New Orleans
OUR PRICES
ARE RIGHT
Dentistry as we practice it is a serious profession,
involving education, carefulness and skill. Therefore we can not compete in prices with the ignorant, tbe careless or the unskillful. Comparison wiU show, however, that we charge less than half as mnch as
most private practioners.
Bnt yon ask, Is the work as good? We reply, it
is better Indeed, no dentist who tries to practice all the different
branches of dentistry can achieve snob magnificent results as we do
with our corps of skilled specialists
HOfTMES
IF YOU ABB IN
TBOUBLB WITH
YOUB TEETH SBB
US WITHOUT
DELAY.
NEW YORK DENTISTS
147 Hastings at. Telephone 1666.
Branoh Offices corner Abbott and Hastings streets. Tel. 2029.
Office Hours: 8 a. ra., to 9 p. m.;   Sundays 9 a. m.,   to 2 p. m.
On Friday evening last, 28d, the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Wade, 714 Ninth
avenne, east, was the scene of a merry
gathering of yonng people, the occasion
being Mr. F. Wade's birthday
Maddam's Orchestra—of which the
Wade Brothors are members— was
present aud enlivened tbe evening's
enjoyment with most excellent music
Dancing was the ohief pleasure of the
occasion, and was kept up till tbe early
hours of morning. Ohoice refreshments
were served, nnd the honr for departing
•jrived too soon. Present: Misses A.
Smitbson, M. Rafferty, G. Baiucs, M.
Lake, S. Robinson, G. Healey, G.
Maddams, E. Johnson, G. Mitchell, E.
tittle, M. Wade. Messrs. O. Maddams,
J. Garvin. W. dole, F. Healey, F
B. Barnes, B Lndlow, F Ford, W.
Smithsou, F Johnson, S. Montgomery,
W. Black, E. Wade, T. Black, F. Wade,
and others.
For Local News Seed Thb Advocatis
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Hutchings
entertained1 a large number of invited guests at whist, on Tuesday
evening at their home on 8th Ave.
The pretty drawing rooms were
tastefully decorated and music enlivened  the occasion.
The first prize for lady was won by
Mrs. Mellish, and the urn gentleman's prize went to Mr. Frame.
Present were, Mr. and Mrs. Balk-
well, Dr. and Mrs. McGuire, Mr. aud
Mrs. E. P. Rolston, Mr. aud Mrs.
McWhinnie, Dr. and Mrs. Allen, Mr.
and Mrs. Mahoney, Mr. and Mrs.
McLaughlan, Dr. and Mrs. Coy, Mr.
and Mrs. Rummel, Mr. and Mrs.
Forbes, Mr. and Miss Wood, Mr.
and Miss McKay, Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Mellish, Mrs.
McKay, Mr. and Mrs. Sills, Mr. and
Mrs. Fanis, Mr. and Mrs. Frame, Mr.
and Mrs. White, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Crisp, Mrs.
and-MisS Crisp, Mr.-and Mrs. Dickens, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Welsh,
Mr. and Mrs. M. Jewell, Mr. and Mrs.
Simpson, Mrs. Griffin, Misses Lindsay, Mr. Lome Hutchings,
After a very dainty supper, a special car was provided by the host and
hostels at 1:30, for the convenience
of guilts living down town.
 801   ■   ' ■
The "Sunnt Sooth," lecture by
Principal Sipprell, Methodist Chnroh,
Tuesday evening March 6th, Over 100
superb lantern views.
There was a very delightful dance
given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S
Garvin, Westminster Road, on Wednesday evening of this week. About
forty guests enjoyed the hospitality
of Mrs. Garvin. Franklin's Orchestra furnished excellent dance music
Misses H. Wilkinson, F. Wilkinson
G. Wilkinson, E. Owens, M. Mat-
tack, J. Graham, M. Wade, M. Robertson, Mrs. Owens, Mrs. Carter,
Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Hudson, Mr. and
Mrs. Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. Gau-
thier, C. Reader, T. B. Smith, H.
Smith, J. Smith, I. Gibson, A, Stewart, W. Gamier V. Hudson H. Meyers, F. Ford, S. Garvin, C. Owens,
W. Garvin, R. Garvin, B. GillU, B.
Wade, J. Garvin, J. Larsen, J. Becker
J. Cean, J. Bapher were among those
who were present.
Ladies'and Children's plain sewing
neatly and well-done, Mrs. Culleu, 2346
Westminster avenne.
MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST
CHURCH.
The pastor, Bev. Herbert W Piercy,
will preach morning aud eveuiug on
Sunday. Morning subject: "Tbe
Bodv of Christ." Eveuing subject:
"Christ's Talks with Men."
The Ordinance of Baptism will be
administered .Wring the eveniug subject
Young Men's Bible Class at 2:80 p.m
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Mr. and Mrs. Bowman have returned
from their honeymoon trip.
Mrs. J. Martin gave a very pleasant
and successful tea in aid of Alexandra
Hive No. 7, L. O. T. M., at her home
Ninth avenue on Thnrsday the 22d.
Mrs. Martin was assisted by Mrs Cart-
wright and Mrs. Draney. Abont
twenty-five ladies were present.
The K. of P. ball given by Lodge
No. 11 of Mt. Pleasaut, Friday evening in the Oddfellows' Hall was a
decided success in attendance and the
perfect management of the Committo
in charge of tho ball.
The very latest styles in Canadian
end American makes and designs in
Winter Shoes for Men, Women and
Children at B. MILLS, the Shoeman,
119 Hastings stroets, west.
■ :o:
Mr. and Mrs. McKillop have sold
their home on Ninth avonue, and moved
tn Dufferin street' Mr. and Mn.' Allen
who bought the home of Mr. McKillop
moved in on Wednesday.
'     ■   401
Don't miss the lecture on "The Sonny South," Tuesday evening next in
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Chnroh. Adults
25c, children 15c.
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The member^ of the Bebekah Lodge
g»ve a Grand Ball in Oddfellows' Hall
on Tuesday evening.   The attendance
was very large; the supper excellent.
——_oi	
Bob Crawford, well-known in local
lacrosse circles, left Tuesday for Victoria
where he has secured a position on the
"Times" mechanical staff.
Npw Ib the season of the year to bay
shrubs and plants. See Keeler's advertisement in this paper. Tel. B2196.
Mr. and Mrs. Broderick and family
have taken the flat in the Muir Block,
junction Westminster avenne and road,
Messrs. Pepper Sc Willnier will open
a Plumbing Shop at 2443 Westminster
avenue, the first of uext week.
Mr. and Mrs. Kinnie have returned
from their honeymoon trip.
101
Pure Bread Minorca Eooh for
hatching at moderate prices. J. Grim-
met t, corner 17th end Westminster aves
POULTRY WIRE
Our Spring Stock has jnst arrived, aad we would
be pleased to receive your order.
As our stock is complete and our prices are always
right.
PLEASAN1 HARDWARE
Tel. 447-
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
j. a.flett;** ■r%oT
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POTATOES
'""^ $I.OO
H. O. Lee,
2425 Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
jmap»w**pammpm**0**a^
< 1 Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats. Fresh Vegetables always 11
1 > ou band. Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant aud Fairview. J '
,   Prompt Delivery.  FRESH FISH DAILY.  Poultry in season. i |
j I Tel. A1206. 1
! <marmm*a*mA*V*m*W*W»^
King's Heat flarket
R. Porter *% Sana.      2321 Westminster Ave.
Wholesale and Retail
10,000 Lbs. of
KHAKI Pure India Tea
■ _fl I.TT1 II   0n Empress of India, for us.
To make room, -we will sell our present stock of
Khaki Tea at the astonishing low price of 2&c
per pound.
The City Grocery Co. Ltd-
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 280. Westmlnstor Amp. A Princess Stromt.
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CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right h«re in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people wliich no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 429
For Sale nt all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores aud Hotels or
delivered to yonr honse.
Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405,
CENTRAL PARK.
Obntrai. Park, Mar. 1,   1906.
On Wednesday evening in the Agricultural Hall, a very successful Pie
Social was held under the auspices of
St. John's Ohuroh. A short musical
program was rendered and was followed
by a ltttle impromptu dance. The auctioning off of the plea brought over
$36 which will be added to the church
fund.
A very pleasant and instructive lecture on "The Peninsula Ws Live On,"
waa given at the regular fortnightly
meeting of the Literary and Debating
Socioty by Mr. Jas. Johnsou, New
Westminster. The lecture waa illustrated with lantern slide* by Mr. Arthur
Insley also of New Westminster, and
was enjoyed by all
Rev. Mr Reid of PortHauey, changed
pulpits with Rev. J. G. Reid of Central
Park and Cedar'Cove last Sabbath.
Tbe many friends of Miss May
Bailey wiU be sorry to bear of her
leaving Oentral Park. Miss Bailey
intends entering the Royal Columbian
Hospital, to train for the capacity of
nursing.
The death occurred on TuesdJry
morning of Mrs. W O. Alcock of Can'
tral Park, after a lingering illness of
several months. The fuueral is to be
held Friday afternoon.
AH Visitors to this Store
on the 3d,  5th, 6th of
Jl/I«l**_"•■ ft   will be served with a  Dish OF Mc-
iYlctlVll Laren's Jelly.
SPECIAL SALE DURING THESE
U A IO The best Snaps will betaken by  the First-
Comers—be wise and be among the first. ,
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Nt. Pleasant.
Telephone  I860.
—NOTICE.—
"The Advocate" Wishes auy carelessness in delivery reported to the Office;
telephone nl40S. ..    '
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement In this paper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
mt. Plaaaant Branoh
Capital 18.000.000.   Reserves $8,487,000.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bonk Deportment.
OPEN   SATURDAY   NIOHXS   from
7 to H o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Sub-Manager.
Births.
McKinnon —Born to Mr. and Mrs.
A. F. McKinnon, Ninth aveuue, Feb.
12th, a son.
Bbown.—Boru to Mr. and Mrs. W.
A. Brown, Eighth and Quebec, Feb.
18th, a daughter.
Burroughs—Born to Mr. and Mrs.
Burroughs, 08 Lome street, west, March
1st, a daughter.
OBITUARY.
Tbe funeral of the late Hr. Kerfoot
took place on Thursday afternoon from
tho residence, 1041 Burrard street, Rev.
W E. Pescott, assisted by Rev. Mr.
Green, officiated. Tha pallbearers were
Messrs. McDonald, Greene, Corn and
Saeret. The deceased lived for a dumber of year* on Mt. Pleasant, and was
known for bis ninny  Christian virtues.
The funeral of Mrs. T. M. Alcock took
place from her late residence 741 Seymour, ou Friday afternoon Rev. John
Simpson officiating. Fonr sons: W. G.
Aloook, Oentral Park; T. C. and J. R.
Alcock-, Vancouver; A. J. Alcock, Letb-
bridge, Man., aud five daughters to
mourn her loss: Misi M, A. Alcock,
Vancouver; Mrs. R. R. McDonald,
Rossland; Mrs. Thos. Evans, Mrs. J. H
Low, Mrs. M. W. Freure, Vancouver.
She was known as one of the kindest
of mothers and the most kind-hearted
and charitable of frionds Old-timers
oan remember with gratitude her many
merciful acts after tho big Are of 1886.
ECHOES  OF  THE  WEEK.
According to tbe evidence of Dr.
Unnderhill on the recent meat incident,
it is time that Vancouver's meat supply was properly inspected and all killed
at an abotoir, where proper inspection
would be possible. . If tliis is not done
soon the butchers wilLbti able to go out
of business—as wo k1m_.) have to quit
meat eating—we should be a healthier
people if we did.
The Vanconver Tourist Association
propose to have a wearier report pub-
lished iu Winnipeg.,_ The last week's
weather report would be kind of damp
The OP. It., has got the Street
Ends They only need to buy np the
B. O. Electric Ry. Co., and a sawmill
or two, then they wiU own the town
—OBSERVER.
NEW PRINTS
At Extraoordinaay Low Prices.      2000 yds., Prints in  light   and dark
1     '          colors, dots, stripes; and floral designs;
regular 10c, special 7'vc yard.
1000 yds.. Prints in light and dark.
colors, in dots, stripes and floral designs; regnlar K V', special 5c yd.
60 pieces of tbe best English Cambric Prints, 82 inches wide, iu light and
dark colors; regular 15c, special 1 s!1 _o yd.
ADflCC Jt* CI*     30,3*«■nd 34 Cordova St.
•   KV^*3 ** VV., Telephone 574.
RINGS
This is a great bouse for Rings.
You cau buy one already made
up. Or you can sit down in onr
Diamond Room and choose a
style or su^-cst a style and. have
onr jewelers make up one for
you.
We bave Wedding RinifH, *otb -
Euglish   and  American   styles.
Engugement Rings too.
Trorey
THE JEWELER
Corner Hastiugs and (irnnvi.lc Sts.
Official Watch Inspector C. P R.
I     SOW
RENNIE'S
THE LARGEST SEEP  flERCHANTS IN CANADA.
BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICE, (Writo for Catalogue.)
66 Hastiugs Street, West, Vancouver, B. O.
A SPEOIAL OFFER, El3 All for tSo 1
12 ('linkages of Leading vefsuT.Ieii Hnd Flowers fur ■_..<•.-Onion, t'lieumtier, Heel,
U' tint'. Carrot nod ltRdlib: Alters, Swett Mignonette, 1'aniy, IviiinL. Hwcoi
1'nrts and Wild Garden.
TODAY
Wm. Ren nie Co., Ltd.
Vancouver, Winnipeg aad Toronto.
TODAY
Changes for advertisements sbonld be
in bofore Thursday noon to insure their
publication.
Select  Dancing
Academy
MASON'S HALL, Ninth avmuk.
Mas.   M.   LESTER.
Member National  Association Master,,
of Dancing.
Adult Classes Every Friday ss follows:
Beginners Class from 7:80 to 9 p. m.;
Dancing by Advanced Pupils from
0 to 11 p. in.
Juvenile Class Every Fridny afternoon
from 4 to B o'clock.
Vancotjver Academy.- Ponder Hall.
Victoria Academy : A. O. U. W. Hall.
Telephone a J Ml or A2897.
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Advertise iu "The Advocate '
mayaa*ya0aajppymaaa*A**ym^
Get Our Prices
 on Enamel, Tin and Wooden ware.
We can save money for you!
Fancy Toilet Sets from $2 a set up.
See our Stock Pattern Dinner Ware—we have
a large selection to choose from.
Buchanan & Edwards
662 664 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
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FiKST-OLASB
Boot ami Smoemaklpg
nud Ropselrlsag done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2454 Westminster avenne.
For a Oame of
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
MOOUTOHEON'S BARBER SHOP
Mt. Pleaaamt.
SPECIALS!
Force 2 pkgs. 25c
Canada Flakes 2 pkgs. 25c
Malta Vita 2 pkgs, 25e
Na 1 Navel Oranges 25c doz.
Good Banuanas 25c doz.
8 tins Tomatoes for 25o
McKinnon & flow,
146 Ninth Ave. Opposite No 8 Fire HaB
Telephone UI448. Prompt dolivery.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Olnver aud Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry aud Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,  Beofscrupfi, Eto.
FLOUR aud FEED.
SI/piTM Corner   NINTH av.au.   *
.   I\*_l I I I   WBSTMINSTEK KOAO.
Telephone    III S 7.	
Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
the Bitkt is i'he World. Drop
us a post curd nuking for a
Catalogue of l'n miiiuis tu be
had free for HuVAI. CROWN
Soap Wrappici_k.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
The Vancouver World with some of
the other Liberal orguus have tried to
mako their renders believe that the
McBride Government was riding for a
full aud had come to the fatal
"biillliiii.'li." A straight party vote,
however, brings out a count of 24 to 14.
Not nmcli defeat iu thnt, is ther?—
Kamloops "Standard "
For Solo I
Store buildiug on Westminster aveuue. In first-class
condition; 22-ft. lot. Price
$4,500. Apply at "Advocate"
Office.
The Canadian
Bank0F Commerce
SAVINQS BANK DEPARTMENT;
Deposits of Onh Doi i.aii nud  upwards
received nud interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A Geueral Banking Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10a. m. to 8 p. m
Satomvats: 10 a ui. In 12 ■„ 7 to 8 p.m.
East End Branch
444 WestiniustiT      O. W. DURRANT,
aveuuo. Manaiikk.
—NOTICE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
lit. Pleasant, or of ML Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social af fair* are gladly received
by "The Advocate."
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BY CHARLES GARVICE
Author of " The Verdict of the Heart," " A Heritage
of Hate," "Nell of Shorne Mills," "Paid
For," "A Modern Juliet," Etc.
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Continued from last week.
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a—like a man half out of
perhaps?"    suggested
Was Vane .Mannering. her husband—
hur husband!—still there? Was he
mourning for her? No; for there waa
thu unknown woman, Judith! All his
thoughts would be of her, of the woman he loved, and of whom he murmured when he slept.
>Sho leant her head on tho cold
stone and gavo way to tho despair
which is so fitting an emotion to
"the finest thoroughfare in Europe/'
nnd the most desolate, the most
heartbreaking in its magnitude and
solitude to ons in Nina's situation.
A footfall roused her from her absorption. A woman in most unwomanly rags crept up to her and ln
weak and abject tones begged of her.
"Just enough for a night's lodging, my dear?" *h* moaned. "I
'sven't slept in a Christian bed for
the last throe nights!"
| Nina raised her head and looked at
the woman. A wave of pity swept over her. How long, or, rather how
soon would lt be before she horself
was in a similar plight? She took
out her    purse and,     in    the    light
I streaming from the Savoy Hotel—tho
I strains of the suppor band floated
towards hor on the night air—she
was hunting for half a crown,    when
I a    man—the    woman's    accomplice—
hustled against    her,    .matched    hor
population of four millions, and I purse and,   with  the  woman,    disap-
' reared  as suddenly aa if  they     wuro
ner,    "It  would be better if you looU-
od in now and again."
Nina—smile not at her ignorance
and imsiifihisL'ca'ion, reader—was
foolish enough to take a sovereign
and a shilling from her purse and
place thein on the desk. The youth
caught them up, ns if he foared they
might By awuy if he lacked promptitude, and pul them inside the desk.
"That's all right," he said, as it
assuredly wus from Messrs. Sloper &
Slyne's point of view. "Vou look in
aguin; early and often, you know.
Come in to-morrow—in the afternoon. I get back from lunch about
four.    See?   Oood-nioriiing." I
He got off his seat and opened the
door and stood gazing with his gash
of a mouth stretched in an admiring
grin as Nina went down tho stairs.
"My, sho's green!" he ejaculated ae
he tore himself away from the door
and returned to the desk. '''Hut she's
prime, prime! Wonder if she'll como
back, or whether she'll spot the
game!"
Nina was not without her suspicions; but she did not spot tho game,
and the next aftornoon—oh, the do-
solation and the solitude of that day
in London, in a place which owned
to
not ono friend fur tho solitary  girl
—she     again     presented   herself    at
Messrs.  Sloper & Slyno's.
The youth wns In his accustomed
seat, and carried a pungent cigarette
—it mingled affably with the scent of
hair-oil—in his loose and bibulous
lips.
"Ah, how are you?" he said with a
mixture of impudence and deference,
for the refined, beautiful face, with
its grave, violet eyes awed evon him.
"Glad to see you. Guv'nor's still
away. The marquis can't part with
'em. Important business. Sorry to
say nothing has turned up." He referred to the ledger and mumbled
over it as before. "Rather a slack
time just now. Dessay you find time
hang 'eavy on your hands. Do myself sometimes. Now, what do you
say"—he had sufficient grace to
stammer and look uneasy—"what do
you >*uy to doing one of the halls
this evenin'? I'm not particularly
flush—Sloper _ Slyne don't pay me
a princely salary, oh, by no means!
—but I can run to a couple of dress
circles for the Frivolity. Know the
Frivolity, I s'pose?" with a leer; "I
dessay we can manage a bit o' suppor afterwards, eh?"
Nina regarded him with an amazement which evidently disconcerted
hi*, for ho turned away and eyed
the glass and lingered tho incipient
moustache with soma embarrassment.
Nina leant forward In her chair,
her heart beating fast with a sensation of disappointment tempered by
disgusted  amusement.
"Are you asking me to go with
you—with you—somewhere?"
"That's so," hu said uneasily.
"You'd better."
Nina laughed bitterly, for her eyes
were suddenly opened.
"Tell nie—though it isn't nocosBary
—ls this pretence of business, of getting me a situation, only a pretence?
Tell mc the truth, please."
Somothing in the musical voice, so
low and yet so clear and commanding, compelled the youth to an unaccustomed veracity which after-
Wards astonished him.
"Woll, you know," he said, grudgingly, "if you drive me into a corner—and that's where you are driving
me, don't you know—it's something
like what you call it. We're a registry offico. We tako the fees, don't
you know. As to tho situation"—he
shrugged his narrow shoulders—"we
might get 'em or we mightn't: most
often and generally we mightn't."
Nina rose pale and statuesque in
her anger.
"But don't you cut up rough!
Look here, you're no good for any
of this 'secretary' or 'companion'
business. You're a lady; anybody
can see that with 'alf an eye. What
you want, with that face of yours,
is the theatre or the 'alls. You come
with me to the Frivolity and we'll
talk  it  over—"
Nina rose, pale to the lips, but
smiling.
"My good boy!" she said. "Haven't
you a mother, a sister? Is there no
one to tench you—no, 1 will not go
with you to this placo. Will you
give me buck my guinea?"
The youth's face fell.
"Can't!" he ejaculated. "Entered
It In the books. More thnn my place
Is worth. Sure you won't conie with
ine? Pleasant evenin'."
As Nina moved towards tho door
he followed her.
"Hi!"  he said. "Look here
new  ut  this game.  Take my
uml  cut  it.  Thoro's no good
They'll—Sloper  tk  Slyne  or
else,   it     don't  matter—pocket
coin  and  do  nothing  for   you.      Cut
the secretaryship  business.   Bettor go
on the stage.  Why, lor', you're made
for it!  And I Bay. won't you be   nice
and  friendly,  miss?  Won't yo_    Join
me In a regular beno of an evenin-."
Nina   left   him,   plcrding    nnd     expostulating, and  mado hor way    out
Into  Regent Street.
Early in the afternoon as it was,
the well known throughfare was
crowded, and she was jostled and elbowed us Bhe mude her nay to the
Strand. She went buck to the hotel
discouraged ond dismayed. She had
spent a guinea nt the sham registry
ollico, and saw no prospect of employment. She was too tired, too
heurt-sick to eut, und she spent tho
rest of the evening in the utlic near
' tlm sky. At nightfall, weary of her
Rolitudo and the thoughts that
weighed upon her llko a physical
burden, she wont out. The streets
Were crowded und her solitude in tho
midst of the multitude was almost
intolerable. She made her way to
the Embankment and, leaning
against the stone work which keeps
tho slow but mighty Thames ln
bounds, looked listlessly yet longingly ut the brown water sweeping placidly towurris the sea.
There, across the ocean, to which
the tide was tending, was the island
where she had known u happiness Le-
j_oud  the power af wori_s t« express,
unsubstantial as the mist that
was rising over tho river. Nina uttered a cry of dismay and started
after them, but a policeman who
had witnessed the latter part of tho
familiar act stopped her with a
friendly hand on har shoulder.
"No use, no uso! They've got clear
off into tho Strand. You should
never think of taking your purse out
on the Embankment and, begging
your pardon"—as he looked suddenly
at her face with its pure, distraught
•yea—"this la no place for you.
"Shall I cell a cab, miss?"
"No, no!" said Nina, bethinking
herself that she had no money left.
"It—it dees not matter. Thank you
—and good-night."
The thoft of he, purse had left hor
pennllosa. She tried to face the situation bravoly, to laugh, but the
laugh would not como. Unconsciously
she turned and walked up the Embankment. It was, at any rato, 'quiet
• nd solitary, and sho craved solitude
and quiet. She had to think, to decide where she would go. She was
penniless, friendless, ,in this great city
and already she had found how
heartless lt could be to the friendless
and penniless.
She made her way slowly, mechanically to the Chelsea end of the Embankment. She had no thought of
Polly in hor mind, and it was with
a gasp of surprise rather than relief
that, ln tho garish gaslight, slie saw
the name of Polly's street staring ut
her from the end house.
Still mechanically, and half unconsciously, she walked up the street,
and, as lf in a dream, stood before
the houso with the number Folly had
given her.
By this time she was weak and
faint with fatigue and excitement,
and she stood, swaying to and fro,
and gazing at tho house. At this
moment a hansom cab drove up and
a girl alighted, paid tho cabman-
after the usual dispute—and was entering tho house, when her eyes fell
upon the figure clinging to  the rails.
Folly—for it was she—hesitated a
moment, then she went up to Nina.
"Now, then,'" she snid, in a mat-
ter-of-fact voice, "what are you doing hore; what ls the matter?"
Nina turned her white face, ond
Folly uttered an exclamation of surprise and dismay.
"Miss Wood! Not really! You, and
horo! No, cabby, not a sixpence
more! I know your fare! Off you go!
Miss Wood! Oh, my dear, what has
happened? Hero, come in with nie!
Dear, dearl to think that I should
find you here! And like tbisl Oh,
eome in; come ln!"
CHAPTER X.
You're
advice
in     it.
anyone
your
The Earl of Lesborough!
The title rang in Mannering's ears
mockingly. Ho fought with his emotion and with a gesture of shame
and apology raised his face from his
hands.
Lady Letchford had slipped away—
with the tours in her own eyes—but
Sir Charles still stood beside his
friend.
"I bog your pnrdon," said poor
Vane; "it—it Is so sudden, and the
boy—grent Heaven, to think that he
—and Augustus—are dead, and that
I—I, who never dreamed of it should
stand In their shoes!"
"Yos, It's awfully bnd," snid Sir
Charles, shaking his head, but feeling mean because he could not mourn
as keenly the loss which bad made
his friend a peer. "But you have got
to pull yourself together, Vano,
There's no end to do, to sec to.
You'll make a llrst-rntc earl, old
man! You'll go to Tressider"—Mr.
Tressidor was the Lesborough family
lawyer—"first thing to-morrow morning. I'll go with you If you like—no,
better go alone. Oh, yes; I'm as sorry almost as you can be for the catastrophe, but—well, after all, you're
my pal. you know, and for tho lifo
of me f can't help a sneaking feeling
of satisfaction that the succession
falls on you. Here, have a drink!"
He pourod out a glass of chnm-
pagnc and Vane took it mechanically
but sat with drooping head and
moody brow, twisting the glass round
and round by its slender stem; and
"Letchford watched hiB friend anxiously and curiously.
"Better get to bed, old mnn." he
said after nearly half un hour, "you
look played out and as If you wanted a good night's rest. In the morning-"
Mannering nodded and roso, nnd
Letchford took him to his room.
"Is he bettor?" asked Lady Lctchford when Sir Charles entered their
room. "My heart aches for him. 1
have never beforo seen a man break
down; and it makes it all the worso
when he is such a groat, strong fellow as Mr. Mnnnering—Lord Lesborough, I mean."
Sir Charles shook his head reflectively as he brushed his hair.
"I can't make him out, Blanche.
You saw how he looked when ws
(ound     blm—wandering    about    •>>•
streets like
his mind—"
"The wreck,
Lady Letchford.
"Not much! Vane could stand half
a dozen wrecks."
"Judith? Oh,  Charlie, how could I
have been so gauche as to    mention
her!" she wailed.
Sir Charles shook his head.
"Rather unlike your usual tact, old
girl," he admitted.  "Yes, I'm afraid
he was hit hard there.     I'm    sorry
Judith is a pal of yours, -Blanche—"
"Was, Charlie. Bo Just!  You   know
I have not spoken to her    since   Bhe
Jilted Mr. Mannering.     Of course, he
must have felt it, for    uo doubt    he
loved her. She is not only the most
beautiful woman in the world—"
"Present company excepted," said
Sir Charles, with a fond glance over
his shoulder at the figure sitting up
in bed.
"Nonsense," retorted Lady Letchford. "Don't be foolishl I was never in tne same street—oh, I wish I
did not pick up your slang so easily I
—I never could bo compared with
Judith; she was, and is, and always
will be, simply incomparable. But I
hate her for treating Mr. Mannering
so cruelly."
"Well, she was punished, anyhow,"
said Sir Charles. "Fancy chucking
over a man like Vane for old Marl-
ingford—"
"He was a marquis, you see,"
murmured Lady Letchford.
"A man old enough to be her
grandfather! That ho should die two
days beforo ths wedding is—or—what
do you call it—"
"Poetical justice, do you mean? It
served her right. But, Charlie, if it
isn't tho wreck and the, privations he
suffered—did you notice now he shirked speaking of them?—and It isn't
Judith, what is it that has changed
him so?"
Sir Charles shook his head.
"I don't know. Anyway, whatever
it is, it has hit him hard, deuced
hard. I don't suppose we shall ever
lind out. Vane can be as close as an
oyster when he likes."
"Well, you've got to help him all
you can," concluded Lady Letchford,
with a sigh. "And do put those
brushes down—you'll brush all the
hair off your head!—and come to bed!
The look in that poor man's face
will keep me awake all night—if I
don't go off at once."
Mannering paced his room for some
hours, feeling that bed was impossible for him.
Ho was the Earl of Lesborough,
owner of an historic title and a vast
estate and wealth which had been accumulating steadily during the reign
of tho late earl, who h«d lived a
penurious existence devoted to amassing money and finding good investments for it.
And of what use to him—Vane—
were the title und the money? His
heart was buried on the sands of an
unknown island in the Pacific. It
had died within his bosom in the
hour he had seen tho wreck of the
raft at his feet, had swam out to
the little woollen cap which was ull
that remained to hiin of Nina, his
wife, the woman ho loved.
He threw himself on the bod at last
and slept; but it wus only to dream
of the island, only to go over the
scene of the marriage and the too
fow days that followed it.
Letchford, going to him in the
morning, found him asleep, but tossing restlessly, and returned to Lady
Letchford with a doleful shake of the
hoad.
But when Mannering appeared at
breakfast hs was, outwardly at
least, calmer and more like a man in
a normal condition.
"I'm afraid I upset and distressed
last night. Lady Letchford," he said
with grave apology. "The—the
shock—"
"That's all right. Blanche understood," said Letchford, cheerily.
"Have some more bacon—iff's of no
use offering you anything else, because no one eats anything at breakfast but bacon. Shall I go with you
to Mr. Tressider, Vane? I will, if
you like."
"We will do anything and everything you like, Lord Lesborough,"
murmured Lady Letchford.
Mannering started at the "Lord
Lesborough," and abruptly set down
his codee cup which was on its way
to his lips.
"No, 1 think I'll go alone," he
said; and soon after breakfast he set
off.
Mr. Tressider was one of tho old-
fashioned lawyers who stick to tho
Inns. His ofiice was in Grey's, and
Munnering, as he mounted the Btcep
and not too clean stairs, paused and
looked absently at the trees in which
tho rooks had nested and brought
out their young; ho did not seem in
any hurry to put in his formal claim
to the title.
A confidential clerk, of as old a
fashion as his master, received Mannering, and with a grave earnestness
ushered him into the presence of the
lawyer.
Mr. Tressider came to moot him
with outstretched hand, and exclaimed with intense satisfaction and
pleasure:
"Lord Lesborough! At last! How
do you do? I need scarcely say that
I am glad to soe youl My advertisement will be sufficient proof of
that. "
"I've seen none," laid Mannering.
"I'v* been abroad—been wrecked. I
heard the—the bad news for the tret
time last night, from my friend, Sir
Charles Letchford—"
Mr. Tressider nodded; he had a nod
which Lord Butleigh would not have
been ashamed to own.
"Quite ao; quits so! I have tbe
honor of Sir Charles Letchford's acquaintance. So, of course, you know
the—er—lad circumstances which have
placed you in possession of the title.
Very sad; very sad! But I am very
glad to see you, my lord."
The title was still strange to Mannering and he moved uneasily.
"All the more glad," continued the
old lawyer, "because at one time we
almost feared that you had completely disappeared, in fact, were
lost. Of course, we heard of the
wreck of the Alpina. I am so rejoiced you were saved I I have done the
best I could during your absence, and
I think the business of the estate has
been carriod on as you would have
wished it to be "
TO BE CONTINUED.
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THE LASTING BRICKS.
SPECIALISM  IN   LAW.
The Solicitor and Ihe Bnrrliiter Ir,
Our i.cmhI Practice,
In this country nearly every student
admitted to the bw- Is under the Impression that there is In hlni the more
thnu possibility of a great trial lawyer.
Hnving rend accounts of brilliant cross
Examinations uud successful addresses
to juries, he has in mind thnt he is entirely competent ut the outset to try
the most complicated and difficult
cause. Unfortunately as to many who
are not qualified for thut work it is
ouly after very muny years aud aftft
considerable experience at the expense
of litigants nnd the public. If at all,
that they ascertain thnt they huve nol
the peculiar aptitude necessary to tbe
successful trlnl lawyer. In tbe meantime not only have clients suffered, but
the business of the courts has been retarded to a very serious extent by the
luck of adaptability on tbe part of the
practitioner as well as b.v luck of experience, since It is impossible tbat every man admitted to tbe bar shall have
the opportunity to try a sufficient number of causes to give bim the degree of
experience requisite in order to obtain
the best results.
Sooner or luter in the interest of the
Clients and to save the time and patience of the courts there must be iu
this country a natural division between tlie labor of the solicitor and the
duly of the barrister, not artificial or
conventional, but one which shall grow
up from the nature of the case, by
which certain men who are best qualified for the trial of causes will tarry
on thut work to the practical exclusion
of those without special adaptability
for that class of business. In this, as
in every other direction specialist
must hud his place.
"Run
Down
System"
—The solid parts of our bodies
are continually wasting away, and
require to be repaired by medical
substances, that restore the lost
vitality. There are only two
methods of building up the run
down system. You can consult
the physician, or commence treatment with Dr. Slocum's famous
remedy, "Psychine." In all probability "Psvchine" will be the
beat doctor, and the cheapest in
tbe end. Scores of medical men
advise its use in the worst cases of
decline and weakness. It it an
invaluable tonic, pleasant to the
stomach, builds up the run down
system, strengthens the nerves,
sets the liver right, cures dizziness
and headache, creates appetite,
and is ail aU round family medicine, used by thousands of men,
women and children in every part
of the Dominion. Ask druggist
about It
GREATEST OP ALL TONIOS
Once  Made,   Then   Cakes   of  Bake!
Clay Are Good For AU Time.
From the time the clay ls dug out
of Its bed until lt finds Its permanent
place ln some building's walls as a
brick it ls handled not less than a hundred times and by more than a score
Of different Individuals.
Take Into account the persons and
processes directly and indirectly interested ln brlckmaking, masonry
building and inhabiting such buildings,
and the human mind Is baffled by figures reaching into the trillions—and a
trillion Is written 1,000,000,000,000!
Once made, a brick ls practically Indestructible. Nearly every brick that
has ever been made by man from the
beginning of time ls still in existence
on this earth. Tbe men who made and
laid them and who directed these
operations have long since been gathered Into dust. Some of them have
doubtless contributed ln their bodies to
the making of more bricks. But the
steadfast and enduring square of
baked clay persists and will until the
heavens and earth are shriveled like
a scroll.
Upon Inscriptions ln bricks our earliest knowledge of human history depends. Kings whose glory has passed
so utterly that nil but their names
havo perished still owe the perpetuation of these names to a mark ln the
perdurable brick.
THE ALLIGATOR'S JAWS.
Tbey  Will   Open  If Tm  Stick  Yonr
Flnsers Im Bis Byes.
"If ever you have the luck to be
caught by an alligator put a finger ln
each eye," says an old Australian hunter. "That will have the effect of making him open his jaws, and then you
can make the most of your opportunity.
There r.re several known Instances of
the escape of natives by that means.
Alligators prefer their food high, so the
chances are if you are caught you will
be deposited on the bottom somewhere.
I heard of one native escaping even
then. When crossing the rivers the
natives carry stout sticks, so lf encountered by an alligator they can
ward him off by shoving a stick down
his throat.
"That alligators have enormous
strength I have evidence besides my
own experience. At Fort Esslngton a
buffalo was drinking in a stream when
an alligator nailed lt by the head and
drowned lt. Soon afterward a horse
was caught while drinking at the same
spot It dragged the alligator about
forty yards before the brute let go.
Mr. Itoblnson anchored the body of
a horse a little distance out from a
cliff close to his camp. In duo time he
had his chance and shot a fifteen foot
alligator."
ARTIFICIAL FLIE8.
The Peonliar Business ef the Parmer
-Who Raises Them.
"I raise flies on my farm—artificial
files," he said, smiling. "I am, in fact,
an artificial fly farmer.
"That confuses you, doesn't It? Yet
It ls simple enough. I raise birds that
give those little delicate bright feathers that compose fishermen's flies.
That ls all.
"Tbe finest birds I raise are golden
pheasants. You have seen salmon
files? You know their beautiful toppings? Well, those toppings can only
be got from the golden pheasant's
crest.
"At a certain time of the year I
gather my golden pheasants around
me. I take one between my knees. I
pluck out his crest. How mad he
gets! I wrap the crest In sliver paper.
And so I go on till every bird bas been
plucked. Do you know wbat I get for
these crests? I get $2.60 apiece for
them.
"I raise myunhs, finches, mallards,
jays and green parrots. I supply ten
fly makers with all the feathers they
can use."
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Why Touch-me-not.
The columbine, geranium and larkspur we think of together because they
are all named after birds—the dove,
the crane and the lark. The meaning
of geranium ls "crane's bill," and lf
you notice the seed pods of a geranium
you will see that they do look like the
long bill of a crane. The touch-me-not
gets its name from a peculiarity of the
seed pod, too, but not a peculiarity of
appearance. It is the pod you must
not touch, for lf you do lt will burst,
and out will fly the seeds.
A Blood Sucking Earth—'era.
South Africa Is the home of a species
of earthworm, a creature closely re-
lated to our common angleworm, who
Is not only a giant among the denizens
of tbe soil, but which ls reputed to
hnve a taste for human blood. There
aro two species of this uncanny wig-
gler—one of a dark red color and the
other almost black. They are larger
thnn one's finger and from three to
four Inches ln length.
A Bold Girl.
Her Mother—If you marry him you
need never expect me to come to see
you.
Daughter—Will you put that Into
writing?
"What for?"
"I want to give It to Fred as a wed
ding present"
UNION MADE.
OVERALLS,
SMOCKS .nd SHIRTS
Cheese.
Cheese haa great nutritive value,
since lt contains twice tbe nourishment of the same weight of beef. Raw
cheese ls more Indigestible than cooked
cheese and old cheese less so than
new. Brie and Roquefort are French
cheeses, ripened until soft; Camembert
comes from Normandy, Parmesan and
Oorgonzola from Italy, Qruyere and
Bapsago from Switzerland and Cheddar from England.
Vou will never have Comfort and Satisfaction and Wearing Qualities In
your Working Clothes until you wear
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ASK YOUR DEALER.
Force of Habit.
"A thousand stars are looking down
on you this night!" said tbe poetical
young man to the girl.
And she unconsciously put her handi
up to arrange the position of her hat.
If we did not take great pains and
were not at great expense to corrupt
our nature, our nature would never
corrupt us—Clarendon.
Test   For   nutter.
Take a clean piece of white paper,
smear a little of the butter on It roll
up the paper and set on fire. If the
butter ls pure the smell will be rather
pleasant, but the odor distinctly tallowy lf the butter Is made up wholly
or In part of animal fat
Henry Clay.
Henry Clay knew personally and remembered the names of thousands of
hi* constituents. It waa hia strong
point during a canvas*.
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ALWAYS SATISFACTORY
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If it is a Question of Warmth use
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The Keeley Cure
Ask the lawyers, tbe physicians, the
congressmen, the clergymen, the
clerks, the book-keepers, the skilled
mechanics who have patronized us
and you will find that the Keeley
treatment is all and more than ts
claimed for it, and that it is the
"stitch" a drinking man needs to save
property, reputation, family, sanity
and even life Itself.
Write today, now, nnd pot the necessary information about lt.
133 Osborne St.,  Fort  Rouge,
WINNIPEG.
The Secretary of the Forestry Convention has been Informed by His Elbe will have much pleasure ln opening the Canadian Forestry Convention in Ottawa on the 10th January
next.
Packed aft the
Oven's Mouth
We do things right at
the Mooney bakery,
Crackers are packed piping
hot from the ovens. The
mouture-proof paper and
AlMight tins retain all the
freshness and crispness, no
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ffiH>«_fiTS
PERFECTION
n.HtV WSCWTX CANDY   ',',
.Tf ATrnito   UNA'OK
matter where  or   when
you buy them.
They come to your tty
ble just as inviting and delicious as though you ate
then) at the ovens in the
bakery. At all grocers in
air-tight packages.
The rich, Freah Fragrance
- of
I GOLD   STANDARD TEA 1
I    Never varies.    It will   please    I
<|: you   always.
||           Sold by all grocers ,&
:&     In  one pound and half jjjj
■[^ pound   lead  packets.   35, M
%,        40, and 50c per Ib. M
%1   "Guaranteed the best." M
Send a postal   card   for   our   new
booklet,    "In   the   Interest   of   Good
Living."   It's free on request.
CODVILLE & CO., Dept. M.,
Winnipeg, Man, __S-
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Mt. Pleasant Advocate1     bessemer's device.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
TBE STORY OF A
SUCCESSFUL MAN
He Found His Lost Health
in Dadd's Kidney Pills
Leading Business Man of Welland
Gives His Experience with th*
Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.
"Welland, Ont., Dec. 25.—(Special).
—There ls no better known or more
highly respected man In Welland
than Mr. J. J. Yokom. Born and
brought up In the neighboring township of Crowland, by his own Industry and sterling honesty he has grown
to be one of Wellnnd's leading merchants. Consequently when Mr. Yokom comes out with a statement that
he was cured of a serious illness by
Dodd's Kidney Pllls.everybody knows
It "ust be so.
"For a year or more I had Kidney
Trouble ln all Its worst symptoms,"
says Mr. Yokony "My head was
bad, I hnd no a|\etlte and I lost
weight fast. At times I was entirely
Incapacitated. I doctored with a
physician of vast experience but got
nn uood results.
"I became despondent of ever
being welt ngaln, When by goon* nick
1 clinnced to try Dodd's Kidney Pills
and from the flrst they seemed to
suit my cuse. Five boxes cured me
completely."
Aleck Lamers, a Polk county,
Minn., farmer, was found dead on his
farm northeast of Grand Forks.
Montreal's ordinary Income for
next year will reach $4,305,117, an
increase of $427,341.
Pains, Like the Poor, are Aiwa.-.
With Us.—That portion of a man'B
life which Is not made up of pleasure
Is largely composed of pain, and to be
free from pain ls a pleasure. Simple
remedies are always the best ln treating bodily pain, and a safe, sure and
simple remedy is Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil. You cannot do wrong in giving it a trial when required.
D. Kllpatrlck, a farm hand, was
slashed with a knife by another
farm hand, on a farm near Crooks-
ton.
The British gunboats ln the bottom
of the River Thames, near Chatham,
Ont., and at the mouth of the Grand
river, will remain there, the Ontario
government finding the expense of
raising them too high. Chatham's
offer of $500 was a mere bagatelle.
Dr. J. D. Kellog's Dysentery Cordial ls prepared from drugs known
to the profession as thoroughly reliable for the oure of cholera, dysentery, diarrhoea, griping pains and
summer complaints. It has been used
successfully by medical practitioners
for a number of years with gratifying
results. If suffering from any summer complaint it Is Just the medicine
that will cure you. Try a bottle. It
sells for 25 cents.
His Reward For It Cam. When He xt*
Longer Wanted Money — Britain
Paid   With   Knighthood.
In an autobiography of Sir Henry
Bessemer ls told how, ln 1833, when
he was a youth of twenty, he learned
that the British Government was losing about {500,000 a year through the
use of forged stamps. He set about
finding a remedy. In nine months he
discovered how to forge Government
stamps with ths greatest ease. This
was a risky bit of knowledge for a
struggling young man who wanted
money wherewith to get married to the
girl of his choice. But young Bessemer,
having Invented forthwith the perforated stamp that is now known everywhere, went gayly to the Government
officials with the forgeries In his pocket to ask lf they were genuine. When
Sir Charles Presley passed them as
genuine Bessemer remarked lhat he
knew they were forgeries—"simply because I forged them myself." Then he
suggested a remedy. It was accepted.
Bessemer was offered the post of superintendent of stamps—for plant and
staff must be reorganized—at $3,000 to
$4,000 a year.
Young Bessemer went away happily
to tell his good luck to the girl of his
choice. He explained to her the sit
uatlon. how old stamps had been picked oft documents and used agnln and
how he had Invented an elaborate plan
to remedy this "But surely," said the
young lady, "lf all the stamps had a
date put on them they could not at a
future lime be used with detection."
This rather startled young Bessemer.
But he devised a simple method of marking the date. The British Government
was delighted. The device was accepted. And, as no change of machinery or staff was needed, Bessemer was
Informed that no superintendent of
stamps would be appointed. Thus he
had deprived himself of a Job.
Forty five years later, after he had
Invented the "Bessemer process" of
preparing Iron and had made a great
fortune, Bessemer wrote to Lord Beaconsfield, then Prime Minister, pointing out that he had saved the country
millions without the reward of a penny.
He no longer wanted money, but the
Government acknowledged the debt and
paid lt with a knighthood,
J. W. Commeford,   a   resident   of!
Robert street, Toronto, who has saved
33 lives In 14 years,  has   applied  to
the city council for  the   position   of
official life saver.
Sunlight
Soap
is better than other Soap*
but is best when used in
the Sunlight way, Follow
directions.
SUNLIGHT
WAY OF WASHIMB
FIRST.—Dip the-rticla
to bt tv.ul.e- in a tub </
.litewarn, water, dr»w it
out on a w_-hl>o_rd and mo
tbe -cap lightly over it.
Be p-iricular not to rnlsi
•or rz all oer. THEN
roll it in a t'ght roll, lay
In tbe fab under tho water,
and go on the name way
until all the tii-rce- have the
■oap rubbea on, and are
rolled u(-
Then *o awny fo*
thirty minutes to one
hour nnd let the Sun-
light" Soup do itt work.
N fcXT.— After .waking
tbe full time rub the clothe*
lightly out on a wa«h board,
and the dirt will drpo
out; turn tbe gatment in-
ude out to get at the teams.
but don't tine any more
•oap; don't acald or boil m
i.ngla piece, and don't
•Ufa through two nidi. If
the water gett too dirty.
poor m little ont and add
fresh. If a rtreakishard
to wash, rub some more
•onp on U, and throw
the piece bnck into the
aud* for a few minute*.
IASUY COM^S THE
RINSING, which is to be
done in lukewarm water,
taking special car* to get
all the duty sods away,
then wring out and bang
up id dry.
for Woolen* and rtan-
ncfa proceed as loitow*: —
Shake the articles free from
dust. Cut a millet of
SUNLIGHT SOAP into
shaving*., pour into a f allon
of _o4lb*g wnter and whisk
into a lather. When just
lukewarm, work articles in
tbe lather without rub-
bin*. Squee-e out dirty
water without twisting
and rinse thoroughly in two
relays of lukewarm water.
Squeea* out water without
twisting Mid bang in th*
open air.
D-V-The most delicate
color* may be safely
washed In tbe "Sunlight" wny.
$5
000 R^WAR0 wl11 b* p*-d
to any person who
proves tbat Sunlight Soap oon*
tains any injurious ohemioall
er any form of adulteration.
Yost Meney Refunded by tha
dealer from whom yoa buy
fin_.ll_.lit Soap lf you find any
muh for complaint.
VCttM BROTHERS LIMITtD, TORONTO
ill
Anglo French Marriages.
At last a practical arrangement has
been concluded with regard to Anglo-
French marriages, which will put an
end to cruei abuses. It has Just been
settled between the two Governments
that no Frenchman will be able to wed
an English girl in England unless he
can produce a certificate from his Consul. The document must be drawn up
ln English as well as In French, and
must, moreover, have been approved
by the authorities of the two countries. The Intending" bridegroom will
have to go through all the formalities
which are de rlgueur in his native
land, just as lf he was about to marry
one of his own fellow countrywomen.
This, as I have remarked, will put a
stop to crying scandals. The French
marriage laws are very strict and precise, and ignorance of them has brought
many an English girl to ruin. She had
gone through the usual service In
church or chapel, and had considered
lierself a lawful wife until one sad day,
when she was cynically lnfonned by
the man to whom she had confided her
future that, as the civil ceremony had
been omitted, she had no legal claim
on him whatever. Many a heart has
been broken, many a little family
turned out Into the street, owing to
the trust which the poor girl had reposed ln her unworthy suitor. That
these Iniquities have too often been
committed with deliberate calculation
by unprincipled Frenchmen is a truth
that has been demonstrated over and
over again. Henceforth, the English
girl who may contemplate a matrimonial venture with a Frenchman will
bf properly protected, but It would be
Just as well lf she had additional en
qulries instituted as to the exact social
position, character and means of the
foreigner who has expressed a desire
to obtain her hand. Matrimonial arrangements are conducted ln France
on very business-like principles, and
this Is an example which might be
followed with advantage on this side
of the channel.—Paris correspondence
of The London Telegraph.
Very Likely.
In former years the Edinburgh Par-
llament House was regarded as the exclusive preserve of the Scottish aristocracy.
Shortly after Robert Forsyth was
called to the Bar, says a biographer, a
pretentious young advocate, who was
acquainted with Forsyth's humble origin, had the audacity to say:
"Who are you that would venture to
thrust yourself Into the Faculty? Are
you not the son of the beadle of Big
gar?"
"I am, Indeed," sarcastically replied
Forsyth, "and I have a strong Impression that lf you had been the son of a
beadle you would have been a beadle
too.''—From T. P.'s Weekly.
What They Took.
It Is reported that on a recent occasion when Arthur Balfour, Joseph
Chamberlain, Lord Charles Beresford
and the Japanese Minister were dining
out together Mr. Balfour, who was
standing treat, asked Mr. Chamberlain
what he would have, says Harper's
Weekly.
"Thanks, I'll take Scotch, Arthur,"
was   tho  response.
"Aud what will you take, Lord
Charles?"
"I'll take Irish, Arthur."
"And what will you take." addressing   the  Japanese  Minister.
"I'll take port, Arthur, thanks," was
the answer.
Art and Arithmetic
A disgruntled painter whose canvas
was rejected by the London Academy
figures out that he spent an entire year
on his painting. His cost of living
was only $750, while he paid for rent
$310 and for materials and models $210.
The picture cost him all told $1,286
and since lt has been rejected by the
academy lt will not bring one-twentieth of that sum.
The Income ot a prominent painter
Is enormous, but lt has been estimated that half a million dollars is yearly
wasted In the vain struggle for the recognition of the academy and that of
this sum not one-twentieth ls recovered
at private sale.
PhbaphiiloN,
Phosphates, so essentia! for brain,
nerve and bone, nui.v be Imd from the
whole wheat (wheat Cereals, shredded
wheat, etc.), mill., apples, fish, etc.
For the building nf muscles eat eggs,
beef, mutton, peas, benns, lentils,
whole wheat bread, etc. The blood
building foods are those rich lu Iron.
Tree IInr__   Shoes.
Tythngoras directed his disciples not
to wear the skins of nnliunls In any
form, and so their shoes were made of
the bark of trees.
Torpid Liver
The Surest Way to Prevent Disease Is te
Keep the Liver Active With
DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS
Too frequently an external cause
for fever la looked for, when the real
source of trouble Is from within the
body Itself. .
To begin with, the liver becomes
torpid, sluggish and Inactive, and
poisonous bile Is left ln the blood to
corrupt the whole system. The result Is the overworking of the kidneys and the clogging up of the organs of excretion.
Food whleh should be digested ls
left to ferment and decay ln the Intestines, and Inflammations and fevers
are set up.
In such a condition the body ls a
regular hotbed of disease, and ls
most susceptible to any ailment of
an Infectious or contagious nature.
The best Insurance against diseaso
ls the use of Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Hlls to keep the liver active.
This great medicine has a direct and
specific action on the liver, and Is
wonderfully prompt'and effective In
awakening and Invigorating this important filtering organ.
A healthy liver means pure blood,
good digestion and the proper work
ing of the bowels. A healthy liver
ensures the onward passage of the
food through the Intestines and ox-
cretery organs, and so removes all
chance of the poisonous waste matter
remaining ln the body to produce
pain, suffering and disease.
Mr. Duuoan McPherson, Content,
Alta., writes,—"1 was for many yean
troubled with Indigestion and headache and derived no benefit from the
many remedies I used. A friend advised the use of Dr. Chase's Kldney-
Llver Pills and after taking four
boxes the result ls that I am once
more ln the full enjoyment of good
health."
Mrs. J. C. Johnston, Carman, Man.,
writes:—"I haye been a great sufferer from kidney trouble and have
used Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills
with very marked benefit. I cannot
say too much for this medicine as lt
seemed to be the only treatment that
suited my case.
Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills, one
pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all
dealers or Kdmanson, Bates ft Co.,
Toronto.
The Alexander Brown Milling Co.,
whose premises in Toronto were destroyed by fire, have taken out a permit for a factory to cost $40,000.
A Tonic for the Debilitated.—Parmelee's Vegetable Pills by acting
mildly but thoroughly on the secretions of the body are a valuable tonic,
stimulating the lagging organs to
healthful action and restoring them
to full vigor. They can be taken in
graduated doses and so used that they
can be discontinued at any time without ret'irn of the rllments which they
were used to allay.
Brantford, in order to be worthy of
the name, "The Telephone City," is
proposing to erect a monument to the
Inventors of the phone systems in the
city.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator does not require the help of any
purgative medicine to complete the'
cure. Give lt a trial and be convinced.
Montreal   will   spend $1,000,000 on
city streets next year.
Sunlight Soap ls better than other
soaps, but ls best when used ln the
Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap
and follow directions.
Hamilton board of education has
abandoned the tonic sol fa system of
eachlng music, in favor of staff
notation.
The Goal Izedlc Hebrew Congrega-
ation, Toronto, will erect a $40,000
synagogue.
To Prevent Is Better Than to Repent.—A little medicine ln the shape
of the wonderful pellets which are
known as Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,
administered at the proper time and
with the directions adhered to often
prevent a serious attack of sickness
and savo money which would go to
the doctor. In all irregularities of
the digestive organs they are an Invaluable corrective and by cleansing
the blood they clear the skin of imperfections.
The income of London, Ont., from
water-takers this year totals $113-
353.93, an Increase of $5,981.83 over
last year. ,
INDEPENDENCE DAY.
According to John Adams, It SheaM
Be July S.
On the 8d ef July, 1776, John Adams,
then one ef the representatives of Massachusetts in tbe Continental congress,
wrote to his wife Abigail:
"Yesterday the greatest question was
decided which was ever debated In
America, and a greater perhaps never
was nor will be decided among mon."
In a second letter, written tbe same
day, he said:
"But the day ls past. The 2d of July
will be the most memorable epochs ln
the history ef America. I am apt to believe that lt will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day ef deliverance
li,** solemn acts ef devotion te God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized
with pomp and parade, with shows,
games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and
Illuminations from one end of this continent to the other from this time forward, forevermore."
When the resolution was taken up on
the 2d, all the states, except New York,
voted to accept lt. Thus, on the 2d
day of Jnly, 1776, the Independence
of the thirteen united colonies from
the throne of Oreat Britain was definitely decided upon. The 2d, and not
the 4th, may be called the true date of
the separation. We could with propriety celebrate the Fourth two days earlier. That the participants ln the work
considered the 2d as the true date ts
shown by the letters written by John
Adams, quoted at the beginning of the
article. The popular fancy, however,
seized upon the -llh, the date of acceptance of Jefferson's more dramatic declaration of the reasons for the separation, as the proper day to celebrate.
The debate upon the document was
continued until the afternoon of the
4th, and, says Jefferson, might have
run on Interminably at any other season of the year. But the weather was
oppressively warm, and the hnll ln
which tke deputies sat was close to a
stable, "whence the hungry files
swarmed thick and fierce, alighting on
the legs of the delegates and biting
hard through their thin silk stockings.
Treason was preferable to discomfort,"
and at last the delegates were brought
to such a state of mind as to agree to
the Declaration without ftr.'lher amendment.
It ls a mistake to suppose that the
document was signed by the delegates
on that day. It is improbable that any
signing was done save by John Hancock, the president of the congress, and
Charles Thomson, the secretory.—Paul
Leland Haworth in Harper's Magazine.
ADAPTABILITY.
Adaptability's sails are set te catch
any wind that blows.
To tbe man witb adaptation an emergency is an opportunity.
Adaptability is the ability to adapt
yourseK quickly to unexpected conditions.
The bankrupt law is meant as an
asylum for men wbo are without adaptability.
When one plan falls the man with
adaptation has forty-nine untried others waiting.
Adaptability is always ready, ls never taken at a short. Is the great lightning change artist and often turns
hopelessness Into victory.
A general in buttle, a statesman ln
office or a financier handling large enterprises without the ability to readily
adapt himself lo suddenly changed conditions Is a misfit.
The Shamrock.
In Ireland only one shamrock ls
known. It Is an indigenous species of
clover which trails along the ground
among the grass In meadows. The tre-
fold leaves are not more than one-
fourth the size of the smallest clover
usually seen ln America and are pure
green ln color, without any of the
brown shading of white and pink clovers. Tbe creeping stem is bard and
librous and difficult to dislodge from
the earth. On St. Patrick's day the
true shamrock has to be searched out
among the grass, for, though comparatively plentiful at that season, lt
grows close to tbe ground. Later It
bears a tiny "white crown" blossom.
Tbe information tbat sbamrakh is the
Arabic word for trefold may be of
service to those interested In the origin
of the Irish race.
Varied Commencement Addresses.
An anxious inquirer was discussing
with Bishop Prendergast the complex
nature of some of his episcopal duties.
"I should think you would find giving
addresses at commencements particularly trying," said the inquirer ques-
tloningly. "I do," sight si the bishop.
"How cnn you mnnsge to find anything
original to say year nfter year?" probed the Inquirer, determined to get at
the root of the matter. "Oh, I don't,"
said the bishop, bis fuce lighting up
nnd expanding Into a whimsical smile.
"I don't Bny anything original. Ench
time I simply use different adjectives."
I'layinK  Her  Cards,
Tommy—Mny 1 stny up a little longer? Ethel—What do you want to stay
up for? Tommy—I wnnt to see you
nnd Mr. Green playing cards. Mr.
Green—But we nre not going to pluy
enrds. Tommy—Oh, yes, you nre, for
I heard mnmmn snylng to Ethel thut
everything depended on the wny In
whlcb she played her cards tonight.
Ills I'anl  and Ilia Present.
"Whnt do you know about his pust?"
asked Mnbcl.
"Just enough to make me a little
suspicious about his present," said
Maud, examining with a magnifying
glass the diamond ring the young man
had sent her.
"Rocked In the Cradle ot the Deep."
"Kocked In the Cradle of tbo Deep"
wns an inspiration which enme to Mrs.
Emma Wlllnrd, n New York teacher,
during her return Voyage from Europe. The music wns composed by Joseph Philip Knight, tbe tencber of mi»
sic In hor nendemy. .
Many a oaM ofl
olironic  Bron-I
| Don't Neglect A Cough [■
Itihll U T\ ra*Ar**m* a ml even dreaded Con sumption itself, may be traced |
dl*eo*Vte*o*_y__°ot_g._."   When the int oold cot-6, start to aa|
BRAY'S SYRUP OF RED SPRUCE GUM
I
^1 IT COBSS COUGHS — heels the
I rtrs»rt-_n-» week throats — puts the I
1 St. _ffi~ *»«*» tL  trying
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mod surfaces —
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EARLY DIAMOND BUYING.
Sonlh Africa's First nnda Were Paid
For In Cotti.
South Africa's first diamonds were
paid for ln cows. The story is told by
Joseph B. Robinson, one of tbe wealthy
pioneers of that country. In 1879 be
gave eight oxen and a wagon loaded
with sugar and tobacco to a native in
exchange for a twenty-three carat
gem. "The news sprend like wildfire
through the countryside that a white
man was giving away wugons nnd
oxen for bits of stone," he says. "I
set all the natives who came to work
to seek for diamonds on one side of tbe
Vaal river, and I brought up my own
fifty men to hunt for diamonds among
the bushes and scrub on the otber side
of the stream. I had bought tbe land
on both sides of the river, so thnt 1
was working on my own property.
Next morning at sunrise, when I was
having my coffee, I was startled by
a loud hullabaloolng, nud, looking
out, I saw the whole gang of my men
rushing toward me ln a state of wild
excitement.
"One of them had found a dlnmond
of good size. They all had come to
see what I would do with lt. 'Whnt
will you give me for It?' said the
finder. 'I will give you ten cows.' I
replied and sent the man Into the herd
to take bis pick. He marked ten of
the best cows as his own. The men
bad never dreamed of making sucb a
bargain. Ten cows for a bit of stone!
Off they went again and found diamonds every day. They became rich,
and I accumulated a good store of
precious stones.
"After we had accumulated a large
quantity we decided we would better
send tbem to London. We made a belt
full of small pockets, ln each of which
we placed a diamond. When the belt
was filled my p.rtner girded lt nbout
his body and started for Cape Town.
He never took off the belt until he
reached London. And it wns in this
way the flrst consignment of African
diamonds reached London."
APACHE SHREWDNESS.
The Indian's Bait Was Good, bnt tho
White Man Didn't "Bite."
With the Apaches a really brave
mnn does not stand as high In public
estimation as does a clever thief. His
chief excellence, from an Apache standpoint, lies In bis ability to outwit the
white mnn, snys Mr. Cremony, the nu-
thor of "Life Among the Apnches."
I was sitting, suys Mr. Cremony, In
front of my tent, writing a letter, when
a young Apache came up and asked
what I was doing. I replied I was talking to my friend In Washington.
"How cnn you talk to your friend so
faraway?"
"Wlt.ec an Apache wishes to talk of
speed to a distant friend," I answered,
"he sends him a picture of a bird; lf be
talks of something Bwcet he sends a
picture of a flower. Instead of pictures
tbe white man has these little signs
which all understand."
The Indlnn took up the letter snd
scrutinized lt carefully.
"I do not believe you," he said. "You
try to make a fool of me. These little
signs are all alike."
"I will give you proof. I will write on
tbls little piece of paper thnt tbe sutler
Is to give you some tobneco. Go tnke It
to the store and see lf I do not speak
the truth."
The Indian snatched tlie paper and
was off. A few minutes later I saw
him slowly coming toward me, a piece
of tobacco In his hand and n look of bewilderment on his face. Suddenly bis
expression changed to satisfaction, and
he hurried forward.
"Did you get the tobacco?" I asked.
"Yes, but I do not believe you. You
and he had nn understnndlng before so
thnt you might deceive mc. Now lf you
will write some more of those little
signs on paper telling the sutler to give
mc much more tobacco and if he docs
then I will believe you."
But the Indian's ruse failed. I did
not "rise" to the occasion.
Walnnts  and  Botternota.
The city boy on a visit to the country
Is often puzzled In trying to distinguish
black walnuts and butternuts In tlie
green state. The leaves nre nlmost
alike, being eomround and having a
variable number of leaflets arranged on
a long stem. The butternut stem has
from nine to seventeen leaflets, nnd the
blnck wnlnut from fifteen to%twcnty-
threc. The teeth on the latter arc larger
and sharper tban those on the butternut
and lack tbe fuzzy stem, but the real
distinguishing feature Is the odor. Hnving once smcllcil tlie crushed lenrcs of
a butternut nnd a black walnut, a person can never full to know tbem there
after.—St. Nlcholns.
Ilia  Oira  Self.
There Is a time In every mnn's education when he arrives nt the conviction that envy Is Ignorance; thnt Imitation Is suicide; that be must tnke
himself for better, for worse, ns tils
portion; thnt, though tho wide mil
verso Is full of good, no kernel of
nourishing corn cun come to blm but
through his toll bestowed on Hint plot
of ground wblcb Is given to blm to till.
—Emerson.
Abaolatelr Heceasar.,.
Nan—I don't see wby Miss Mugley
should went to mnrry him with nil her
money. Dick—I guess she bnd to. I
don't believo he'd have taken her without lt
The Beat War*
Barber-Shall I take a little of the
ends of your hair off, sir? Customer-
Yes, I think you had better tuke It off
at the ends unless you can get it out of
the middle.
The very curse of an evil deed is thnt
It must alwnys continue to engender
evIl-SchlllBr.
The Turkey.
The turkey Is regarded, hy the Muluy
Moliuuiiueiliins as au unclean bin], ow
lug to the tuft on llie breust of the
fowl, which they sny resembles the
bristles of a hog.
The   Inlr  nf  Mnn.
An English Island free from English
law Is nn niiomuly. yet such Is the situation of the Isle of Mnn, which has
a eodu of lnws entirely Its own. It
has never been ruled hy the luws of
England.
For Delicious Flavor
"SiLADA"
CEYLON GREEN TEA
is absolutely Matchless
Sold Only in Lead Packets. 40c, 50c, and 60o par Ib.
Hlgheat Award St. Louia, 1904.
A WILD AUTO RIDE.
Toronto Chauffeur Took Two Doctors
and a Nurse 6.1 Miles by Night In
a Race Ajainst Death.
All skeptics concerning tha automobile and Its uses lu civilization should
read this true story of how last week
a Toronto motor saved a woman's life
Mr. Smith of the Auto Supply Co. is
vouoher for the story's accuracy, says
The Sunday World of the 20th August.
For he was the driver of the cat-—In
one of the wlldant. rides that ever happened ln these parts.
It was on Monday evening, between
8 and 9 o'clock, when the 'phone rang
down Into the Auto and Supply Co.'s
office,
"Yes," said Mr. Smith.   "What is lt?"
"Dr.   ls speaking.    Have you a
oar you can send out to the country?"
"Well, wa don't make a practice of
sending cars out at night on hurry-up
calls, doctor.   How far is lt"
"Out Sutton way—nine miles past
Sutton Village."
"Whew!    That's over 60 miles."
"Yes, and It's a case of life and
death," said the doctor. "I've just got
a 'phone message from the local doctor. Unless another tfnetor and myself
oan get out there to-night there's not
the ghost of a chance of saving the patient There's no train now. And If
we wait till the flrst train It's a three-
hours' ride anyway. The woman will
be dead before we can reach her."
There was a moment of silence before Mr. Smith said: "All right, doctor. It's a pretty rough night But
you get your party down hare as soon
as possible.   We'll be ready."
There was tall hustling around the
garage for a few minutes. One of the
biggest cars ln the shop was yanked
to position and put in trim for a drive
that promised to break all the speed
laws ever made ln Ontario. Smith decided to drive himself. At 8.50 by the
City Hall clock the party was all on
hand at the garage, Including the two
doctors, one nurse and an assistant
from the garage. The party of five
in the big black car siarted up Yonge
street There may have been policemen and there may not have been. It
made no difference. That car was
scheduled to run through to nine miles
past Sutton, if possible without a stop.
Once out of the city antl the car was
opened up. The big lamps glared Into
the dark nnd the dark was aa black
as ink; not even a flash of lightning
to relieve the gloom. The cast wind
howled cold off the lake and the dust
flow. None of the party did much
talking, for the car was doing the
stunt of Its history, coughing off the
miles the Lord only knew how fast,
for it waa too dark to seo the speedometer.
Through Thomhill at a break-neck
gait; a few minutes later a whiz
through Richmond Hill; no stop. The
car was talking ln good style, and and
all her four cylinders wore ohugglng
in unison. It was Newmarket before
the flrst stop was made, rive minutes
were consumed here In looking over
the engine. Then the party started on
again. Another stop was made at King,
but no more till Button was reached.
Sutton Is a village. Folks were all
abed by now; scarcely a light anywhere, but those big lamps on the
auto. The east wind was now a gale,
with spits of rain In lt, and there was
still nine miles to rover—after a 15-
mlnute halt to doclor up the car. From
some of the villagers directions were
got as te the rest of the journey.
"What's the timo now, doctor?" asked   the driver.
"Eleven o'clock," said the doctor.
"Are you all ready back there?"
"All ready," replied the nurse, who
was the only laily In the party.
It was raining in gusts when the
house waa reached. Tin hour was then
11.20, and the odometer on the car read
63 miles, which was an average, not
counting the stops, of nearly 30 miles
an hour.
The rest of the story was not much
ln the sutomoblllsts line. His part of
the business was done—for the present
at least. Up to that point, tho doctors
had done nothing but sit tight in the
tonneau . Now lt was their turn to do
their work. The woman wan still alive,
but in as critical a condition as any
woman could be and live. An operation was Immedialely decided on. Just
how much of It had been rehearsed
during tho ride nut the chauffeur never knew, for his hand was on the wheel.
And whilo his assistant worked with
tho car out In the shed, getting her
ready for the home tilp ho sat In tha
houso waiting for the doctors to reap-
poar.
It was long past midnight and the-
ialn driving ln dismal sheets on the
east wind when the door of the bedroom opened and tho three medical
men camo out.
"Well, doctor, how Is sho?" asked
the anxious farmer.
"Tho operation was successful," re-
piled the doctor. "If we had been
three hours later no operation would
have been necessary."
"Well, by Ceorge!" said the farmer,
as he shook tho doctor's hand. "I've
said a good many hard things agin
them automobiles, but Til never say
another word agin 'em as long as I
live."
Tho doctors waited until daybreak,
by which time tho patient had recovered from the cflecls of the chloroform.
Leaving her In charge of the nurse,
ihey packed up and set out again for
Toronto—03 miles down through pelting rain.
No body needs to be tolj what a storm
that wuh ur what a pelting wind went
with It. Nobody needs to be Informed
whnt a dilvo that was In Ihe peep of
'lay. through those miles of grey rain
and wind, past farmhouses Just waking up with curls of smoke; pas I villages Just beginning to peer out al the
biggest storm known In years; through
NVwinai'Ki't, Aurora, ulchmond HI", a j
long black streak down old Ynnge
street
When the car leuoligd tli" garage, j
on Temperance street, n few minutes i
past 8 o'clock, every man in the pnrty ;
was wot to the skin unil half way j
through lhat. The big cur wus hilf full
nf wutcr, but as cooky uud full of t
ginger as when sho went out only 11 i
hours before.
Yes. my deur skeptical friends, tha
speed laws were all broken to    flind
ers that night, but wait till you hea*
the rest of the story before you adjudge $25 and costs.
Some time on Tuesday a 'phone mes«
sage came to the doctor from Sutton;
"Patient is doing well; unless something unforeseen happens, she will pull
through all right"
A SILVER BRIDGE.
Qunlnt Ceremony That Goea With a
Bonmaulan Weddlnff.
At Roumanian weddings it is <Iie custom at the wedding feast for the
groom to receive his bride over «
bridge of silver.
Coins are placed ln a double row
across the table, and over this the
bride daintily steps to her busband'e
wulting arms.
The ceremony of laying the bridge la
oue of the Interesting events of the
wedding feast following tlie religious
ceremony. When the guests are
brought to a proper spirit of festivity
by the good cheer at the board a space
at the head of the table Is cleared and,
from a bag are drawn silver coins procured for the purpose, the proper provision being the production of coins
fresh from the mint.
These are laid in a double row across
the table, and when all is ready the
father of the groom makes a speech to
his son, admonishing him to see that
bis bride's wny through life ls alwaya
paved wllb silver.
A proper response ls made, and,
mounting a chair, the elder man swings
the bride lightly to the table. • Carefully
avoiding the displacing of a coin (for
that would mean bad luck) the girl
makes her way across the Bhort silver
pathway and leaps Into the arms of her
spouse.
At wedding feasts where ostentation
is desired the bridge is built lengthwise
of the table.
A Crltlclam br  I-laat.
A story of Liszt recites that on a
certain occasion a Miss M. was playing a souatu by Sterudale Bennett, a
work of a very prosy type and certainly lacking in uni-tlilng like spontaneity or poetry. Liszt was evidently not fnrallinr wltb it, so, after playing some six or seven pages, be gently
lapped Miss M. on the arm and said,
"Mademoiselle, would you kindly name
the piece you are performlug?" "Cer-
tiddly, sir," she replied. "It ls the
sonata 'The Mnld of Orleans,' by William Stcrndnle Bennett." "H'm," said
Liszt "It's n pity Uie original manuscript didu't meet the same fate as the
'uiuid.'"
Strawberries.
Lord Sefton, the renowned gourmet
wns once luterrognted ns to the best
mode of outing strawberries and replied: "Sprinkle them slightly with
powdered white sugar candy and a few
drops of Malmsey. Take them after
brenkfnst or for supper or nfter dinner
after a plain biscuit ice." Wben a onca
well known diplomatist attended hia
first garden party after arriving In
London he was shown a dish of strawberries and cream. "Pourquol fairer"
e-ieil he, explaining that he could not
bring himself to fancy tbat tbe mesa
was Intended for the food of mem-
London Truth.
Bank of Ireland Guard.
The Bank of Ireland, like the Ban*
of England, has a military guard,
which is relieved every twenty-four
hours. Immediately after the mount*
Ing of the new guard every morning a
knock ut the door of the oiflcer's room
announces the arrival of the head por*
ter with a lurgo book, ln which the officer signs his nnme, rank and regie
ment, and on the departure of the porter wilh the book a half sovereign la
found on the table. It ls the ofllcer'e
perquisite.
The  Hail  Ono.
"That brother of yours, Lucy," aaid
the man of the bouse, "seems to be •
pretty tough character."
"'Hood he Is, suh," replied the col-
oreil maid, "He Jes' natchelly aeema
to be de white sheep ob our fuinbly,
sho' 'miff."
Hrr   (ill,Lis.
Mrs. iiatt.THi,n -What! You've had
fourteen cooks In three months? Mrs.
Cattcrsou—Yea, uud I didn't pleaaa
any of I hem.
Labor Is the Inevitable lot of tba
majority, und the best education la
thut which will make their labor most
productive.—Proude.
A Cat That s-iu,. aad Slants.
A cat story, comes from Maine, and
lf one ls Inclined to disbelieve It puis/,
himself ls to be found at Howdoinham.#
Tliis cat swims like a duck and la a
flsher. A patient watcher frem the
floating wbnrf which be frequents with
praiseworthy persistency,this businesslike swimmer waits bis opportunity,
and when there comes a certain ripple
on tlie water In be dives, soon reappearing with a good sized fish, whlche proceeds to ent at his leisure.—New.
York Tribune.
Human   Incubators.
Tne Inhabitant:; of I'uteres, a
ou the I'aslg river, near Manila, place
the old men and women ot their village
ln long nainiw boats called bancas,
cover them (with the exception of heir
faces) with duck eggs and allow the
heat of the sun and their bodies to
hatch tho eggs. Theso human lncu-
bntors are well fed and receive avery;
nttentlou during the time of Incubation and are relieved for four hours
each day by some younger member al
Ue family. JU. PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
(BstaUished April 8,1(118.)
OFFICE- ti 4 4 WestmiiHitar-iy-tuuc.
Haa. a   Whitney.  PubHiUwr.
Bsnuan Office—30 F_e«t street, '
London. E. <5_,  Eugln-d Where a
file of "Tm.t Advocate" is kept tax '
visitor*.
"■SubscripSen Bt a yoar   payali*  in
Advance.
 A ooats a Oopy.
Tel. 61405.
Yiteeom, 8. CL, His. 8, 190*.
MX. PLEA-ANT  CHURCHES.
Baptist.
function of Westminster road and West—In-
•tar   —venue.       8EUVKXM   ,_.-!   Jl    a. lu.,
snid 7:-awi-p. m.-; Holiday 8chool at 2:30 p.m.
Methodist.
.(-orj-u-.i of Ninl 1111,1 Westminster avenues.
-tl-ftXIOtSfl *% -J.n. in . aud 7 p. m.; Suailay
Kelifl'iUml UltrK. minus '1:311 .p.m. Uev. A. K.
IteiherlnKion, ■• A., !l. 0., Pastor.
**klMIUfe i.13 Elevaatli avenue, west Ttle
-ton,' 1114*0.
PllKSHTTERIA*.
Corner Ninth; aveuuo anil qui—ef street
Mi—IY.ICK.H at II a. in.,and 7:301>. Dl.; Sunilay
flrfceai mliieO p. m. Rov.3eo.A.WII_on, H.A
-Pallor, ifause oor.iic. of Eighth nveuue and
Ontario street.   T«i. 1066.
' .St MicsU-L «, (Anglican).
■r.„r»«r Mnlh avenue and Prince Edward
jitreef. 8BKVICK8 at 11a.m., and7:30 p.m.,
Holy Communion Island 3d Sundays in each
auonih after morning prayer, 2d and 4th .Sun
Jajftu.aA8a. m. Suuday School at 2:8U p.m.
«-».«. «. «_MU, 'Rector.
Rectory 372 Thirteenth aveuue, east. Tele-
(-hous RI7t>.
Adventists. .
Id vent cSrlBlien <5h»rob tool 7th day Ad.
enlists), Seventh avenue, near Westminster
avenue. Services 11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.,
a*»Ate School at 10 a.m. Young peoples'
.Society of 1,ej.«l W__ri>!Ui.ei Christina Endeavor meets every Sunday er«a-tt#,__L«-:-3e'c_-K.k.
<*jayer-Dieeting Wednesday nig hm-U 8 o'clock.
HO IT WOW J—If not already a Snb
acriber ta "The Advocate" become one
now.   Only $1 for IS months.
aW i&stbscribors arc requested to
repim any enrtdeusness in the delivery
*f'"a_v Advocate."
fieteae-starting on  a  shopping tour,
look over   tbe advertisements   in the
AraptyiATB.
A»V
,1  news  subscribe    for  THE
TE. only tl for IS months.
If yoo mite Ta* Advocatb 70a miss
the looal nows.
Advertize tn the "Advocate."
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A MONDAY.
Tfte td *Bd 4tb Mondays of the month
CoAii Vancouver, I. ti. V., meets at
s8 P m.
TUESDAY.
lit. Pleasant Lodge No. 19. I.O.O.F
syoatH at S p, «..
THURSDAY.
Vancouver Council  No. Si la, Can.
»diiiii Order nf Ohosen Friends meets
the -id mi 4th Thursdays of the month.
- •  KBUUY.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies ot the
Maccabees holds its regnlar meetings on
Ike 1st. ad4 84 Fridays of the month
Orders
I"
for
Job
Work
taken at
^Tiie Advocate"
Tickets, programs, tastneis eards,
e-avelopa, leltrrheads, milk tickets,
in fact, (here is nothing too small
tm too large in commercial printing
lor us.   Orders •.Halted,
3444 Westminster avenue.
Vt.   Pf-FAHANT,
SOUTH VAMCOW--t COUHCIL.
The Court ml Revision ol the Asa-
<cs&e_ie_t Roll mscf ou Monday, Feb.
aSth, Eight aratices <_ appeal were
un the list and after Aa members of
the< Count consisting ol Reeve Forc-
mah-and Owiac_lori Almas, Dickinson/* Burgess and Townsend, had
beeri _uly sworn, thtsti were heard
and one alteration made, this being
on the Improvements on. Mrs. J. A.
Stewart's property, District Lots 316
and 317, which 'were reduced 'from
$2500.00 to $1800.00 Those remaining as assessed being Mr. Ronald
Smith iiii District Lot 473, Mr. D.
W. Grimmeft in 302, tht City of Vancouver. 6 acres in 642, Mr. J. M. Fox
m 718, W. V. S. Daniels in 327, Miss
McDonald in 32s, Mrs. M. Forbes in
2027.
The Council's adjourned meeting
was held after the Court of Revision,
Councillor Middler being present in
addition to the above named.
Ex Councillor Mole wrote asking
that the Conncil apoint Fence and
Water Course Viewers.
Mr. Hngh Magee complained of a
wire fence which had lain in his
'ditch which had been erected by Mr
Mole and which prevented him from
cleaning out the same and it, in consequence flooded his land, and further
asked thai Mr. Mole be asked to
erect a legal -fence.
Thirteen ratepayers asked, that a
road be opened oa the North^eajt-
arly. side of Wellington Avenue in
District Lots ji and _j6, ■ Referred
to Hoard of1 Works'.
Thirty six'asked'that the Council
give a dollar for every dollar collfcted
to lay a, sidewalk from the Westminster'Road along the'Joyce and No. I
Roads, arid also asked that the ditches
be deepened on the Kerr and Joyce
Roads. Referred tor the Board of
Works.
The Board of Works' report was
adopted on motion of Councilors Al
mas. and Dickinson as follows:
We recommend the Council to ask
the City to complete 16th Avenue to
47"). ' That the. Council favorably
consider Mr. R. K. Houlgate's petition for a Road. That the Council
rescind the motion passed by the
late Council re Mr. Cook's ditch and
that the Board will enquire into the
same. The Board instructed Mr.
Jones to continue the Fleming Road
22 ft. to the North, and1 also recom
mends that 16th Avenue be opened
from the Knight Road to the. tram
way line and that steps be taken to
.connect- the Victoria Road with the
Cedar Cottage Road, and that ma
terial be taken from the crown of
the hjll on Gibson Road to grade
across Jfre flat at the bottom of the
hjll. and/ wherever needed'in reason
able hauling distance.
Moved by Councillor Townsend,
seconded by Councilor Meddler, that
M. R. Wells of Eburne, James Wells
of Mt. Pleasant and Thos. Doman of
Central Park, be fence and watercourse viewers.    Carried.
Councilors Almas and Dickinson
moved, that the Road Foreman be
instructed to lay 250 feet of puncheon
on the Ferguson Road, to haul the
rock from Mr. McLeod's and place
it on the Gladstone Road to fix the
Grant and Collingwood Roads and
see to the ditch on Joyce Road, and
to dig a. ditch on the Westminster
Road near Mr. Oben's.
Councillors Burgess and Midlb.r
moved that S. E. Hill's contract be
cancelled on aist Avenue if not completed by the time limit, March ut,
and that be be paid for what work he
has done on it, to be estimated by
the Hoard of Works, and that his
19th Avenue contract be paid when
the same.
The motion passed *by fhe latfe
Council .agreeing to give V$ cents per
rod to Mr. Cook for digging a ditch-
was reeinded on motion of Councillor
Burgess and Dickinson.
The Clerk was instructed to ask
Mr. Peck to inspect the boiler of the
engine as soon as possible.
W. G. Walker, was appointed Returning Officer for School Trustees,
when the Act passes, the nomination
to be held at the Municipal Hall and
polling at the various schools.
W.   G.   Walker  was   apointed   Re-
The ballot for Rock Crusher Foreman resulted as follows:
Mr. G. Spring, 4; Mr. A. W. Jones,
I.
There were it applicants aad on
motion of Councillors Townsen'l >nd
Dickinson the same was confirmed
the salary to be $100 per month, and
FURNITURE
When in nerd see oof stdck We hate Jut received a nine line of Go-carts and
Buggies, whioh are now on sale at prices that will' please you when compared
with .others.
Also a nice line af Dresden, and Stands, Spring Mattress Beds, Window Blinds,
Lace Curtains, Table Covers, EM.
Ten per cent off for cash or easy payments.
5.X Wallace *—•—•—*
Harris street. Telephone 1266,
THE NEW STORE
We are located ln our New Store, 2883 with i complete line of Staple
and Fancy Groceries at lowest prices.
GENT'S FURNISHINGS
We have also added a line of Collars, Ties, Underwear,  Shirts, Sox,
Overalls, etc., which we will be pleased to havo you call and inspect.
OUR MOTTO: Good Goods at lowest price.
Andrews Bros.,
2333 Westminster Ave.        ' Phone 935.
t***********tr^B^T ^^^^^^T*^^^^^^^^*^^^^^^^
Prunes
Good Prunes, 25-lb box, $1.25,
Fine Large Size,:$1.75.
RUSSET &
BALDWIN
APPLES
$1.25. per box
Smith £2^
Successor to W. D. Muir.
Junction of Westminster Road and Ave.
'Phono 2068.
*************
Dress Goods
Now Styles in fabrics and designs.
Lustres, Poplins,
Cruin's Prints,
Ginghams,
Muslins.
Standard Goods.   Prices compete
with any house in the oity.
W. W. Merkley
Royal Bank or Canada Build-mo
Coruer Seventh and Westminster
Avenues, Mt. Pleasant.
Get Tour Flowkriko
Shrubs a Perennial
******   PLANTS ******
iimi
tYeeoAo.*   TheDAHUA
IYCCICI ,  SPECIALIST
Nursery  & Greenhouses,  oorner of
Fifteenth and Westminster avennes.
Thb Cheapest Pi.acb in the Cut.
AN08L C-ILDRKN.
Is there  any  happier
___.
WBkmt' voman In thie world than
I JJ&e-t-it mother whoa, each
Mf_^ suoesarive little oca atemt
FlTC**-** to her bat one more dar-
J\^ Mag aamal to eontiaually
JUt bar thought* toward
tha sunshine ot perfect
happ_a-_i. But sorry la
the let oi that poor mothar ta whom mother hoed
baa ceeaed to be a
cause of rejoicing,
but haa become instead a burden to
be dreaded and
looked forward to
with melancholy
and apprehension.
"About three
months mtmra our
teat babr waa bora
I which 1* out
fourth), writes
Mrs. Nellie Carl, of
Myrtlepoint, Coos
eo.,Ol*f»* ''■srhaala waa r.rr poor. J had
kMa MwsbM fcr >bai_t etfx fete with (amala
mime*. I tamereiwtFme* efenidaa» M
eMalma na relief, so I -rj«fc u, Ih. "world's Dla.
•rsaaary Wa4kial I sen .UM III, eo* »__, Uram*
eeteke ft. Martt'a reterite PPtacrlpt-O* and
•MM Madlaal rHatawpr.'   j aid si. and am
•air.   Wkaa be
»aa ixraa esantts. alcf ka w*x*Aet aigkltau
famm A. f mo.lajt*. saa>lt» aid end wtlf ka
twaalf.fc» rsaaJs.    I us Ht I tsn Mm
**«**•£••* •# eM tmblta   I |-ib> rmi wry
SMtk km xA»Bood I*. ram tm. me."
haf weaMa may write to Dr. *. V.
Here*, af Duf-lo, if. v., a atatemeat af
bar aaee, which will ** epMtderad la aa>
-Uaeasaa.   TKe wiU etai her (bs a plaia.
v-_ wfll be ftot fr*e, paper-bouad, Ibr
» iaa aaa* ammspa, to fay tha cost ef
rneUlng oolf, *t cUHk - bound fer m.
duties  to commence  March   ist.
Councillors Townsend and Burgess
proposed that the Ferris Road he
surveyed across to Center Road
Carried.
Tenders are to be called for the
following roads in addition to those
called for at the last meeting.
To (complete the James Road to
tl)e Water Road, Cedar Cottage
Road to City Limits, Wellington
Avenue to Hastings Townsite, Euclid
Avenue to the Ravine Northwesterly
and to Grant Road South-easterly,
the Townsend Road, the Dixon
Road to North of 323, the Buck
berry Road, the Seacome Road to the
gravel pit, the Johnson Road, wester
ly two blocks, and Ferris Road.
Councillor Middler gave notice of
a Rate By-Law and a Local Improvement Side-walk By-Law for 17th
iHth and 20th Avenues on the plan
that the Municipality pay one-third
and the property owners two-thirds
of the cost.
Woman's
Realm.
There*"continue to pour into the
shops an endless variety of gold gal
pons and ribbons, and almost as many
in silver. Moire effects are among
the new styles, and very sheer guaze
silver arid gold galoons also, together
with the embossing of heavy gold or
silver designs upon corded or plain
surfaces. From a trimming of half-
an-inch wide, to t*ie broad ribbon
widths,- trimmers find a wide margin
to carry out specia effects. In spite
of forewarnings early in the season
these bunches of silver and gold upon
hats, gowns, suits, and wraps, to say
nothing of gold gleams that are carefully studied by all fashionable tailors
have in the best dress quarters, held
their own marvellously;	
The collars are worn so high that
when the hair ns dressed on top of
the- head the long line at the back of
the neck is not pretty, and one dressmaker, \o remedy it, places three tiny
little bcfWs up the back. On one bodice that! was trimmed with bands of
gold these bows, were made of gold
clotih; (he entire bow was about one
inch across.        ,   ,_,
A sleeve that has a pretty new
effect is made frbm five-inch ruffles
of plaited chiffon in black, where the
body of the princess gown is in black
chiffon. The top ruffle is sewn in the
arm hole With the plaits over-lapping
so as to give the fullness at the bottom. The. second ruffle is sewn about
one-half1 inch under the edge of th
first. arid, sewn straight around. A
third ruffle is one in the same way;
the bottom drawn at the elbow in
fan-shape and finished with an applique black velvet rose and leaves,
Twp tiny white lace frills coming
from  underneath.finish the elbow.
Fascinating are the Algerian or
Egyptian scarfs woven with silver
or gold1-'metal Until the surface is a
scintillating blaze. 1'hey are unusually bxpfad.but of different lengths.
They^ are fluite the rage of the moment,' used as head or shoulder.wraps
oh opera nights, and also worn going
but to peremonious night functions
Where they are brought into play in
case of' draught. Last winter did
they make a first appearance, and a
Tit. Pleasant FEED 5T0RE
Vernon Brothers
Hay, Gruiii, Floor and Soeds.
*    Ronnie's Seeds.
8took and Poultry Foods,
nil Wostminstor ave.,.    Mt. Pleasant.
If I knew you nud yon kuew ina— '
If both of mi conld clearly see,
And with an inner night divine
Tho meaning of your heart and mine,
I'm Mire thnt we wonld,differ less
Aud clasp onr bands iu friendliness:
Oar thoughts would pleasantly agree
If I knew you and you knew me.
Ho has achieved success who has
lived well, lsnghed often and loved
much; who has gained the respect of
intelligent men and the love of little
ohlldren; wbo haa filled his niche and
accomplished his task; who has left tlio
world better than ho fouud it, whether
by an improved poppy, a perfect poem
or a rescued soul; who has never iiiokul
appreciation of earth's bcan.y or failed
to express it; wbo line always looked
for tbe beat in others and giveu them
them tbe best be had; whoao lite Was
an inspiration; whose uienory a benediction-
  -Mr*. If. J. Stanly.
Tub A d voo atb Is always glad to receive
items of social, personal or other newa
from its readers. Send uews items to
tba ofli«j or by telephone, B14015.
very striking blonde, (striking in an
artistic sense) wore hers across her
shoulders in a way to be remembered
so perfect a picture was she, the radiance of the silver lighting up her
head in a truly Byzantine manner
Two shops, one Persian the other
Egyptian, have been run down with
purchasers, while alt the sojourners
at Cairo, if they were young and
pretty, never leave without buying
one or more. They were made favorite souvenirs as well to bring home
to friends, and Newport last summer
after dinner or dance, had its own
briliant constellations on veranders or
terraces, sparkling upon beautiful
heads or shoulders. Transported to
the semi-tropical nights of the south
where devotees if fashion gather for
pleasure later, it is easy to imagine
how much they will add to the enchantment of moonlit nights to which
the most.prosaic finally yield. '
FATE.
By Susan Marr Spaulding.
Two   shall   be   born   the   whole  wide
world   apart.
And. speak   in    different    tongues,
and have no thought
Each   of  the  other's  being,   and   no
heed:
And  these  o'er  unknown  seas,  to
unknown  land's,
Shall   cross, escaping wreck,   defying
death;
And all unconsciously shape every
act
And   bend   each   wandering   step   to
this one and—
That  one day out of darkness they
shall meet
And   read   life's   meaning   in  each
other's eyes.
And   two   shall   walk   some   narrow
way of life,
So nearly side by side that should
one turn
Ever so little space to left or right,
They needs must    stand    acknowledged face to face;
Antl yet with wistful eyes that never
meet,
With   groping  hands    that    never
clasp, and lips
Calling in vain  to ears    that    never
hear,   '
They   seek   each   other   all   their
weary days,
And   die   unsatisfied.     And   this   is
Fate.
Mt. Pleasant Mall, (Postoffice.)
Mail arrives daily at 11 a.m., 1 :!!(> and
5:80 p. ni.   Mail leaves the Postoffice at
the name honrs.
Telephone Numbers of Local Ministers.
B1799-Kev. G. II. Wilson,(Anglican).
1066—Rev. G. A. WIIkou, (Presbyterian).
Bill's— Rev. A. E. Hetherington, (Methodist)
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CHEAPER
and BETTER
BAKED
than Homemade Bread
Is fluir's BREAD
Try it
24 Loaves for $ I cosh.
MUIR'S BAKERY
'Phone 443.
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What is good is effective, generative,
makes for itself room, food, and allies.
Is a mun in his place he is coustrnctive,
fcrtilo, magnetic, inundating armies
with his purpose which is thos execu
ted. Tbe river makes its own shores
ut-d each legitimate idea makes its own
ohauuels and webome, harvests for
food, institutions for expression, weapons to light with and disciples to explain it.—Emerson
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at 15 minutes to 7, overy Sunday
evening in Advent Christian Church,
Seventh aveuue, near Westni'r ave.
MONDAY.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
Methodist Churoh meots at 6 p. in.
3. Y. P. U., meets  in  Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church at 8 p. m.
TUESDAY.
The Y. P. S. 0. E., meets at 8 p. m
in Mt. Pleasasant Presbyterian Churoh
Advertising Is the education of the
purchaser of the merits of different
that which adds to his comfort and am-
consumer. It Informs the prospective
goods and brings him Into touch with
plifles his happiness.
The Advocate is the best advertising
medium where it circulates.  Tel. B1406
I
THE ADVOCATE
lc   Icch ntr>*rlm the interest
IS  ISSllCQjf"':W«s«nt
& boutn Vancouver.
"The Advocate" gives all tbe Local News of Mc. Pleasaut from
week to week for |1 00 per year; six months 50c. An interesting
Serial Story is always kopt running; the selections in Woman's
Realm will always be found full interest to up-to-date women; the
miscellaneous items nre always bright, entertaining and inspiring
New arrivals on Mt. Pleasant will become raedily informed of the
community and more quickly interested in looal hatroeninirs if
they subscribe to "The Advocate." e
Mt. Pleasant Lodges.
I. O. O. P.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 1 tl meets every
Tnesday at 8 p. m , iu Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Plensaut.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—G. W. Jnmieson.
Recording Secretary—Prank
Trimble.cor. Ninth ave. A Wostmiu'r rd.
I. 0. P.
Conrt Vancouver 1828, Indopendout
Order of Foresters meets 2d aud 4th
Mondays of ench month at 8 p.m., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Ranger—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
814 Princess street, City.
Financial Secretary—J. B. Abernethy
Address: Cure 2813 Westminsterkvenue
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES.'
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regnl'
Roview 2d aud 4th Mondays of eat
month in Knights of Pythins Hal
WostiuiU8tor avenue.
Visiting Ladies always weloome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipiet
25 Tenth nvenue, ea!
Lady Record Keeper—Mas. J. Murtii
Ninth avenue.
CANADIAN ORDER OF OHOSE
FRD3NDS.
Vancouver Council, No. 211a, ine.
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of ea
month, in I. O. O. F., Hall, Wa
minster aveuue.
Sojonrniug  Friends always welconi
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chnmbors, Recorder,
2228 Wcstminsteravcnue.   Tel. 760
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IJ   about.     For  an  article    to    become *»
f   popular its virtue must be made the jj  ssi  Tup	
i(   subject   of   a   public     announcement. i( lis   I lit
|l Advocate
J[ That   is   advertising!      Consequently j'
<l if  the survival   of  the  Attest  applies i|
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11 does to other walks of life, the bet- 11
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] ' line,  he  would  not take  the  trouble ]'
(i   to    write    an    advertisement,   much   1 [
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' i   more  pay  for   the  costly  newspaper
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TIMBER LIOENOES.
NOTICE is hereby givon that, 60
days aftor date, I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lauds und
Works for permission to purchuso the
following described land situated ou
Skeena River.
Commencing at a stake plnced at the
Southeast Corner of A. E. Johnson's
Locution, theuee 80 chaius North,
theuoe 40 chains East, theuoe 80 chains
Sonth, thence 40 chains West to place
of commencement; containing 1)20 acres
more or less.
J. R. SEYMOUR;
GEORGE DAVIS, Locator.
Per A. E. JOHNSON, Agent.
Dated Dee. 8tb, 1905. jiui20
NOTICE is hereby givon that, 60
days after date, I intend to apply to the
Hou. Chiof Commissioner of Lauds und
Works for permission to purchase the
following described land, situated on
Skeena River :—
Commencing nt a stake plnced at the
Southwest Coruer of Pony Mouth Preemption and marked H. Flevin
Initial Post, t_enee 40 chains North,
thence 40 chaius West, thouce 40 chains
South, thence40 chains to the point of
commencement; containing Hit) acres
more or less.
HELEN FLEVIN, Locator.
Per A. E. JHONSON, Agent.
Dated Doc. 8th. 1905. jau20
CORRECT ENGLISH,
HOW TO USE 111
A  Monthly Magaziue   devoted to t
Use of English.   Josephine Turck
Baker, Editor.
$1 a yenr; 10c for Sample Copy.   Agen
Wanted.   Ev_N8TOH, 111., U. 8. A.
Pnrtial Contents for this Mouth.—
Course in English for the Begiuni-
course in English for the Advnuci
pupil. How to Increase One's Vocalu
lary. The Art of Conversation. Slum
nnd Wonld: how to use them, Prour.t
oiation. Correot English in the Horn
Correct Euglish in tbe School. Bui
ness English for the Business Mtu
Studies iu Euglish Literature.
NOTICE is hereby giveu that, 60
days after date, I intend to apply to
tho Hou. Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to purchase
the following described laud, situated
ou Skeenn River:—
Commencing at a stake placed at the
Southeast Coruer of Pouy Mouth Pre-
emtiou and marked A.E.J., Initial Post,
thence 80 chains North, thence 40 chains
Bast, thenco 80 cbaius South, thence 40
ohaius West to placo of commencement;
containing S120 acres more or less
A. E. JOHNSON, Locator.
Dated Dee. 8th, 1905. jan20
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900
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Get your work dono n't the
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
Frank Underwood, Proprietor.
BRTHS—Bath room fitted with PoncE-
i.ain    Bath    Tub    and all   modern
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Mrs. Davie whilo abroad was sue*)
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Sho will tako classes for learning
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time to devote to your housework, faucy-work, ohildron,
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speut au hour getting a moal ready, you will And that you can
accomplish tho same in 16 to 20 minutes with a Gas Bnnge,
aud obtain better results.
Call and examine our stock.
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