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ThTCnsCorn Cure
A sure cure for Corns, Warts, Bunions,
Etc., 35c a bottle.
Manufactured by the Thompson Medical Company,
Toronto.   Guaranteed.   For sale only by the
/I. A. W. Co. Ltd., fit. PLEASANT BRANCH
Free Delivery to any pnrt of the city.   'Phone 790.
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Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three Honths 35c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1
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Cigars,  C.gafette&Wid Tiwhacco^
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m/r  Cor. WESTMINSTER Ave. & DW_*_**ft_*TSt.
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Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 841.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   0„   Saturday,   Nov 4, 1905.
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Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 31.
Local Items.l
The MoOnaig Anction and Commission Oo., Ltd., nexttoOorneige Library,
Hastings street, buy Furniture for Oash,
Conduct Auotion Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of ivery description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Mrs. Melville L. Jewell, (nee Mills),
held her post-nuptial reception Friday
nfternoon at her home ou Touth nve
uuo, assisted by her mother Mrs.
Richard Mills. Mrs. Jewell was'becom.
ingly attired in palo blue silk. Mrs.
Thomas H. Mackay presided at the ton
table, aasistod *>>• Mrs. I. W. Mills and
Miss Lena Mills. The tea table, was
prettily decorated with chrysanthe
mums, narcissus and smilai.
Thompson's Gold Cure—a guaranteed
cure for et oold iu 34 hours. For Bale at
the Mt. Pleasaut Drug Store.
' Mt. Plriis.iut Lodge N" 1S42, held
a Coueert und iiox Social in UtldfellowB'
Hull ou Friday evening, which proved a
very enjoyable affair. Grand Master,
Thun Duke presided, The tjunmittee
in charge uf ni-iaug-iuiei.ti were
Brothers g. 0. Palmer, H. Baerct and
J. Mnrlin.
. THE ESSLNUL OF NEWNESS in
the Summer nud Fall styles for Mou,
Women, Jufsses and Children, we have
iiptuieti up. Riituember the "Watchword" ot thi.. store—sal -faction or
your money refunded. ,i, MILLS,
the Shoe-uinu, llll Hastings street, west
___________ :o:	
Mr. Sydney Lee returned Monday
from a two mouth's absence in tbe
East; ho wus accompanied by his two
sisters Miss M. M Lee nud Miss A. G.
Lee, of Toronto, who will make theij
home with their pareuts Mr. aud
Mrs. Jus. B. Lee, Eleveuth avenue
mul Manitoba street,
Mr. .Job. Drauey of Twelfth aveuue,
received the sad uews of the death of
his father, Mr. John Draney, this week.
Deceased had rouphed the iitlvnuced age
of b7. Mr. Drnuuy will have the sympathy of a wide circle of friends iu his
bereavement.
McDowell's Syrup of White Pine, iu
largo bottles, .Hit-.—tlm old reliable cough
C(lr3. For salo ouly by th» Sit. Plonsnnt
Drug Store.
Messrs. Chas. B Netherby aud Oseor
MeCiitelieou speut Mouday afteruoou
hunting. Thev shut so inut'h game
they could not carry It all home. The
birds flow to them, lighting on the oiids
of the gun bin-ruin and waited for them
to shoot
The Methodist School Scholars will
begin practicing for the Olu'istinnr
Eutertaiumeut, uext week. The Committee in charge of the program consists of Miss U. Morrison, Miss A.
Burritt, Mrs. H. Stevens, Mrs. Dickey.
By properly adjusted glasses Dr.
Howell at the Bnrrnrd Sanitarium Ltd ,
relieves eye strain whioh onuses headache and other nervous troubles.
MOUNT
PLEASANT
CHUROH.
BAPTIST
The pastor, Rev. Herbert W. Piercy,
will preach at both services ou Sunday.
Morning subject: "Precious Things."
Eveniug subject: "What Christ Expeots
of Tou."
Yonng Men's Bible Class at '.SKI p.m
 ;o;———
At J. Horner's Argyle House they aro
opening new goods in latest Winter
Styles of Ladies' Underwear Skirts and
Goats A variety in New Eiderdowns
and Flannelettes.
——'—10:	
Miss Alice Ross (Medallist of London
Academy of Music, England), will hold
Violin and Pinup Class on Wednesday
afternoons ut the'residenoe of Mr. Noel
Ross, 12. Eighth avenue, west.
Miss E. McOullough entertained at
a very jolly Hallowo'eu party on Tuesday eveniug, at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. McOullough, Westminster rond.
——-to:	
The 7 Sutherland Sisters will demonstrate the uses of the Hair Gleaner and
Hair Growor at the Mt. Pleasant Drug
Store, the first of the coming week.
We have the very oroam of the best
Canadian and American designs and
makos in the Summer and Fnll -styles
of shoes for Men, Women, Misses and
Children R. MILLS, 119 Hastings
street, west.
I   NEW YORK   j
■—j DENTISTS I—
•M_Ma_Miiii««_>i«->«
OUR REPUTATION as Painless Dentists is shown by the daily
inorease in our practice.   We bave gained a world-wide reputation with our disoovery, whioh, when applied to the gums,
teeth can be extracted absolutely paiuless.
Our patients are so pleased with the results that thev not only tell
their frieuds, bnt personally bring them to our parlors that they
may reoelve the same treatment. In this way, together with the
highest-china dentistry, done by our ■flpeoialiBfi." onr practice has
gradually increased till we are second to none in practice.
By the use of our Doable Adhesive Suction Chamber we are able to
lit the most difficult casts. Whore other Dentists Fail We Moet
With Success. If your teeth drop when yon try to eat with them,
or if you are afraid of them striking the pavement when you sneeze,
there is something wrong; they do not tit. Our Double Adhesive
Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty and is Our Own Inveu-
tion and cnn uot be used by others.
Gold Grown, Gold Filling, Bridge Work and all other Dental Work
doue, painless, nud by Specialists and guaranteed for 10 years.
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1568.
Branoh Of flee: corner Abbott and Hastings streets. Tel. 2022.
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;   Sundays 9 a. m., to 2 p. m.
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A most enjoyable surprise party was
held at the home of Miss Vera Fenton,
554 Tenth avenuo, east, on Fridny last.
A pleasant time was spent iu games and
music. Present: Misses Mnriou Raftery,
Lizzie Wright, Mabol Luke, Marvel
Skinnor, Lulu Whitmau, Ownn Sher-
mau, Vera Fenton, Masters Percy Gill,
Wnllio Cole, James Gnrvin, Clarence
McMorran, Warren Macauley.
Thompson's Toothache Drops—a sure
curo for the toothache. For sale at Mt.
Pleasant Drug Store.
Mrs. J. A. Gow of Tenth aveuue, arrived home Thursday from 11 six months
absence iu Ontario, visiting friends and
relatives in Guelph, Ningi-a and other
citios.
Today is tho Big Opening of McLeod,
McBeth & Co.'s largo new store WoBt-
minster avenues und Hustings stroet
Do nut miss this important event-
Thompson'. Sedlitz Powders, fresh
and fizzy, 25c a box, nt tho Mt. Pleasant
Drug Storo.
SMALLEST BABY IN VANCOUVER.—Ou Thursday night a girl baby
was born fo Mr. nud Mn.. Isaac Mc-
Mu'lon, 828 Eighth avenue, east, which
is undoubtedly thu smallest baby iu
Vaucouver, weighing just  1 $£-&•.
Mr. Oscar McCntrhi-on received the
news on Wednesday of the serious
illness nf Mi father, who bns beeu in
Manitoba for the past few mouths
FOR RENT: a flat of 4 rooms in a
new building. Apply "Advocate"
Office.
IOI	
Dr. N. Allen Imb moved his olllce
from Eighth avenue to corner of Seventh
aud Westminster avenues, over Royal
Bank of Canada.
Tbe death occurred on Monday night
of Mr. Phillip Murrray, aged 69. The
deceased was the father of Mr. Joe
Murray of Mt. Pleasant. The funeral
Was held Wednesday afternoon, Ven.
Archdeacon officiating. Deceased was
it, native of Ireland aud had lived iu
Vancouver ten years, and at time of
death whs residing at 418 Cordova street
 :o:	
BIRTHS.
Waddeli. —Born to Mr, and Mrs.
J. F. Wnddell, 283 Eleventh avenne,
October 2.1th, » daughter.
BROWN—BIRTCH.
Miss Flore una Rue is slowly recover
ing from the injuries she received inn
fnll; her friends will be glad to hear
Miss Rae is uow able to sit up.
"The Advocate" wishes uuy circles: -
ness in delivery reported to tho Office;
telephone B1405.
Mr. E. Martin from Alberto, left for
his home on Tuesday after a week's
visit with Mr. and MrB. A. Pengelly,
Eleventh avenue.
Mtb. McAllister of Eleventh avenue,
returned thia week from an extended
visit in Enstern Ontario.
Mr. Scott of Scott's Toggery, went
over to Nannimo on Weduosday ou b
business trip.
 IOI
Prof Odium nnd wifo returned this
week from a six months trip to Europe.
Mr. W. H. Wood Sr , is nround again
after a two weeks illness.
If yon miss The Advocate you miss
the local news.
Changes tor advertisements sbonld be
In before Thursday noon to insure their
publication. ,
 :ot	
WANTED; by Ohioago wholesale
house special tf prcBentnttve fur oacb province
tn Canada. Salary tm «ntl .ipcmcs uaid
weekly Expnusfi money advanced. Musin.hs
-Ut't'osHfal; position permanent. No Investment required. Provlon. experience not
essential to engaging. Address General
Manager, 181 Lake street, Chicago. III., U.S.A.
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The following account of a wedding which took place in Ottawa on
Sept. 27th will prove of interest to the
friends apd acquaintances of the contracting couple:
"A quiet but pretty wedding was
solemnized in St. Luke's church on
Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Mr.
Reid, the contracting parties being
Mr. Ed. S. Brown, of Vancouver, and
Miss Jennie C. Birtch, of Billings
Bridge. The bride, who was given
away by her brother, Mr. A. Birtch,
was charming in a gown of cream
lustre, prettily 'trimmed with cream
lace and satin ribbon. She wore a
velvet toque, and carried a large bouquet of cream roses.
The bridesmaid, Miss Hattie Shore,
looked pretty in grey voile, trimmed
with cream satin and applique, and
carried pink asters. The groom was
assisted by Mr. George Shore.
After the ceremony a dainty supper
wis served at the home of Mr. T.
Sadler, cousin of the groom. Mr.
and Mrs. Brown will spend some
weeks visiting relatives in Torbolt'on,
after which they will reside in Vancouver, B. C. They were the recipients of numerous handsome presents,
both being exceedingly popular
among a large circle of friends."
Sharp—Calverly.
At the reBljIonoe of Mr. William
Johnson, 475i Eighth avenue, east,
on Mondny evening, Oct 23rd, Mr.
Andrew Sharp, second son of Mr. A.
Sharp, M. A. O. O. of Maryport.
Cumberland, England, and Miss Ann
Calverly, daughter of Mr. John
Calverly J. P, Ladysmith, B.C., were
united in marriage by Rev. R. Newton
Powell.
THE ALEXANDRA
Elkctiiolysib Parloh of Hairdressiug, Manicuring, Facial Massngo aud
Scalp Treatment for Ladies and Gentlemen. Superfluous hair, warts aud
moles removed by Electrolysis.
Valuable Information given to every
lady patron on "How to tako core of
yourself-"
Skiu Food for bnilding up the wasting
(issue. Orange Flower Cream to prevent and heal sunburn.
Madame Humphreys, 58B Granville
street.
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ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital 13.000.000.   Reserves 13.802.743.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bank Department.
OPEN  SATURDAY   NIGHTS   from
7 to 8 o'clock.
VV. A. WARD, Manager.
STOVES!
ALL STYLES I   ALL PRICES!
J. A. FLETT,
Mt. PLEASAN7 HARDWARE
STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
—.—Si*"
Genuine Ashcroft
Potatoes
at $ 1.40 per sock.
Local Potatoes 80c per sack.
No. 1 Cooking Apples 90c per sack.
Try our Money-Back Tea,
35c per lb or 3-lbs. for $1.
H. O. Lee,
Best Creamery
Butter, 27c per lb
2425  Westminster Ave
'Phone 322
Sant Central Heat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant aud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. *"$££$?•
Look-out ££„'*; w**~'
First-Class
APPLES
to be had in Vancouver this week.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone  1360.
t%**VV%s%'V%'*VV%^'%*'»'%'%*-%-»'«^%*'*'V%<«%*'-'V'<
peadv-to-wear
Garments
AT special prices.
Costume Special.—15 only Ladies'
Costumes iu bljick, navy, cardinal, dark grey and brown, cleariug at
manufacturer's prices.
Special Values in Children's Bearskin Coats.—Coats made of white
bearskin, double-breasted and trimmed with large pearl buttons; Special
for Jl.75 each We are showing a very handsome lot of Children's
Cloth Coats iu all the latest styles and colors from $2.25 up.
m   (Jlotii uoats in mi tne infest styles ana colors irom $v.zt> up.
\ a. ro$s & co., ^sz^r
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St.
AUl IVS _«  111      30i3**«na34 w>raova ai.
.   KVp^ *X. VV_J.f Telephone 574. at
FxRST-CLASS
Boot and Shoemaklng
and Repairing dono at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2464 Westminster avenue.
For a Oame of
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
McCUTOHEON'S BARBER SHOP
Mt. Ploasant.
Store and    *
Office Fixtures
SHOW CASES
•*• a specialty
WOOD   CARVING
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
J. D. ROSS
(Cabinet Maker.)
SHOP: 43 Eighth Avoilne.
'Phone nl20fl.     Mr. PLEASANT.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover nnd Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Auimal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beefscrnps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
SkT'lTH Corner   NINTH avenue  A
.   t\.Cl I 11  WESTMINSTER ROAD.
Telephone   10 3 7.  .
BUSINESS  NOTICE.
Local Advertising 10c a line each issue
Display Advertising 41.26 per inch
per mouth.
Notices for Church and Society Entertainments, Lectures, eto.,   where
THE OBJECT IH   TO RAISE  HONEV
will be charged for.
All   Advertisements aro   run regularly
aud charged for nntil ordorcd they
be discontinued.
Transient   Advertisers   must   pny   in
advance.
Noticesot Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published freo of charge.
Central Park.
Central Park, Nov.   2d,
Mrs. and Miss Bailoy cntcrtainod u
number of young peop_e at their home
on Mouday evening, wheu music, games
and dainty refreshments served to puss
a very pleasant time.
The Misses Bell ontortuined at a
Hallowe'ou party ou Tuesday evening
Tho Young People's Guild of the
Contrul Presbyteriau Church has reorganized for the season, with thu fol
lowing officers: President, A. McLnue;
Vice-Presidents, Misses B. George,
Fiirquhurson nnd Mr Chris Bailey;
Secretary-Treasurer, Mr. O. Randall.
The work of the Guild will bo divided
into three parts, uamely, literary,
devotional aud social. A vice-president
will be in charge of eaoh branch. Tbe
Unit meetiug of tlio Guild will bo bold
under tbe Social brunch ou Nov. 15th.
"Resolved, thnt Central Purk should
be formed into a Rural Muuicipality,"
will bo tbe subject for debute nt tbe
Literary and Debating Sociuty next
Weduesday eveuing.
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Gray aud family
will have tho sj 111 pat by of a large circle
of friends in thoir sail boreiivemeut, the
loss of Mrs. Gray's lifted futhor Mr.
Forrier of Fairview. Many friends
will also sympathize with Mr. antl Mrs.
Thos. Rowe of Collingwood, on the
death of their infant daughter Pearl.
Miss M. Stillmuu returned to Los
Augeles, Cal., on Oct. 26th, to spend
tho winter.
The Maple Loaf Concert given on
Friday eveuing, 20th, by tho members
of the Presbyterian Church Ohoir was
vory successful and groat credit is duo
Miss Bailey, the organist, who trained
the Ohoir nnd children. A special
feature of the program were two action
songs given by eight little girls, which
wero very credibly rendered, nnd also
tbo choruses by tbo Choir. Refresh
mentB served ia the hohool room brought
A large shipment of Q^gmmpfm* BlSCUltS
direct from England. Best varieties; only 25c lb.
Daisy Salmon, the pride of the Pacific Slope;  2 cans 25c.
Best of stock at best of prices at
The City Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.    -
Toi. tOO.
Westminster Ave. A Princess Street.
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $|.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
A*      Vancouver, B. C.   if   Tel. 4_9      Jft
Lio
For Sale et nil nrst-olnss Saloons
delivered to your houso.
Liquor Stores und Hotel* or
\ King's
Market
33.11 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1206.      Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Meats of All Kinds.
Vegetables  and  Poultry j
At At iu season. A .rfi.    f
Cooking AppSes
$|  per
«   Box
New stock   of   Raisins  aud
Currants, at right prices.
McKinnon -s Gow,
140 Niuth Avo. Opposite No :t l"ire Hull
Telephone B144-I. Prompt delivery.
the Coucert to a very successful close.
A hundsome sum was realized for tho
purpose of purchasing music books for
the Choir.
The Central Park Literary nud Debating Soeiely held its first debnto of
tho season Wednesday evening, 25th,
on the subjeot: "Is the World Growing
Morally Better?" The speakers were:
afflrmativo, Mr. Wilburs, Mr. H.
Swain nntl Mr. A. McLaue; negative,
Mr. R. Telford, Mr. Fred Wright and
Mr. A. Lobloy. Mr. Hariucr ami Mr.
T. Hnrnier acted ns judges and Mr.
Maxwell Smith ably performed tho
duties of critic. A marked Improvement
from lout season was noticed iu some, if
not all, of the speakers, eaoh one
briugiug out splendid arguments in
their favor The decision was given in
favor of the affirmative by ouly ouo
point. Mr. Smith as C'rilie found his
duties very light, bnt pointed oni some
of the errors to bo avoided. The meeting being thrown open for five-minute
speeehes, Mr. IJ. 0. Patterson, Rov
J. G Reid nnd Mr. i'Y. illinin spoke
briefly. A literary and nmsieal program
was rendered before nod after the
deboto, and the singing of the Natlounl
Anthem brought a very enjoyable
evening to a close.
At a mooting of the Presbytery held
iu St. Andrew's Church, Vnueonver, it
was decider! to plnee Rev. J. G. Reitl in
charge of Ceutral Park anil Cellar Covo,
as ono of the uew amalgamated ohorges
decided on by the Presbytery at a former
meeting Sapperton, which hnB with
Central Pnrk formed one charge, will
in future be amalgamated with Westmiuster Junction, with a resident minister nt Sapperton Central Purkites
will be pleased to learn of Mr. Reid's
appointment to (his charge as he is a
general favorite in the community,
Mr. Tod Hnrnier has rotnrncd from
Dawson, whore he bus beeu during the
summer.
The now St. John's Church is now
woll uuder construction, the work being
pushed forward lieforo tho wet weather
sets in.
Mr. Phillip Obeli's nr.w store is nenr-
ing completion, aud will be ready for
occupancy in « Bhnrt time.
Advertise in "The Advocate."
Buying a
Watch
—at "Trorey's" it just ae eafe
as buying postage stamps in the
Postoffloe.
You dou't have to bo a judge
of n watch to buy at "Trorey'e"
either.
The watch you buy will be
whut we sny it ia, and will do
what we say it will.
Thfi only question that fOB
will need to decide le—how muoh
do you enre to spend,
And dou't  forget "Treiny'i"
guarantee—it's worth iihilalwi
ing it behind yonr watah sma*
chasu
Trorey
THE JEWELER.
Corner Hustings and Granville SU.
Official Watch Inspector O. P. R.
Use •* r::*~
'•■■• ■'
Royal Crown
SOAP
thk Best is thk World. 'LVH*^,'
us ,-t post card asking   fDr, a,
Catalogue of Premiums (to J^j.
had   freo   for 'RotJO. Cjfowir''*'
Soap Wrappr'hk.        ' f'\'
ROYAL CROWN SOAR CO.
VANCOUVER. B.C.   |   .     ..
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
Loyal Workers of Christian Kodwrer
moot at lSfmiuutes to T, every Sunday
evening iu  Advent Clirlstlnn'tJhurc'h.
corner Niuth ave. andWeetmlneier Bi.
MONDAY. ._, !1...
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleaeaat
Methodist Church meets at 8 p. m. .
». Y. P. V., mod* In  Ml. Pleaeaal
Baptist Chnrch at « p. m.
TUESDAY.
Thu Y. P. S. C. K., meete at .1 p. *_,.
in Mi 1'li'iis.isiint Presbyterian Uhnrafek,
*'
The Canadian
Bank0F Commerce'
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.
Deposits of (Ink IJc.ii.aii Aud  upward*
received and interval nllowed thereon.',
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10 a. in. to I p. m.
Sm i-iii'Avs: HI a ui. 10 12 m., 7 to • J>.m.
East End Branch
444 Westminster     0, W. DURBAST.
avenne. Muauiaa.
South Vancouver Broach
l'.ni.l Grauvillo Btreet, Fairview,
J R. FUTCHKR, Acting mmsmmjaa\
tlSir Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on SaUr-
day   morning  please   notify
this office.   Telephone 81405 »»»»»»»»»»*»#g>g»»O*gr0O0*O»
IWHEN KNIGHTHOOD
§   WAS IN FLOWER
ym   Or, Tie Lore Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor, Ihe King's Sister,, and   w
fjgr Happctriig In the Reign of Kis August Majesty king Henry the Eighth "Sjr
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H-written ssji-t Kcnd-rsJ Into Modern English Ttam Sir Edwin
*& C-L.koden's Memoir tffl
#   By   EDWIN   CASKODEN   [CHARLES   MAJOR]    *g
ife Copt/fleM. was otkI •»'. ov the lSmcm-Marta Comjxmii fp
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"Never you mind nbout dimensions.
Make the garments as they nre ordered
nnd keep your mouth shut, lf y»ju know
what Is to your Interest. Do you hear?"
He delivered himself of u labored
wink. "I do bear aud understand, too,
nud my tongue Ib like the tongue of nu
obelisk."
In due time I brought the suits to
Mary, nnd they were soon adjusted to
her liking.
The days passed rapidly till lt was a
mittor of less than n fortnight until
tbe Itoyal Hind would sail, and It really looked as If the adventure might
turn out to our desire.
Jane was In tribulation nnd thought
she ought to be taken along. This, you
may be sure, was touching me very
clOBely, nnd I begnn to wish the whole
infernal mess nt the bottom of the sen.
If Jane went, his august majesty King
Henry VIII. would be without n muster of the dnnce just ns sure i:s thb
stars twinkled in the firmament It
wns, however, soon deckled that Ilrtiii
don would have his bands more thnn
full to get off with one woman, nntl
tlmt two would surely spoil the plan.
So Jnne wns to be left behind, roll of
tribulation and Indignation, firmly convinced tbnt she wns being treated vey
badly.
Mary's vanity was delighted wilh her
eldpement trousseau, for of course it
wns of the finest. Not that tbe quality
was better than her usual wear, l.itl
doublet, nnd hose were so different on
1 er. Sbe parade, for un hour or so
before Jnne, nntl as she been mo no
customed to the new garb :"iil ns the
steel reflected a most be.'iulilii! Imago
she determined to show hersell' to
Brnutlou nntl ine. She snid -the wanted to become accustomed ;■> being seen
In be:- doublet aud hose ami would begin with us. Sbe thought if she eould
not bear our gaze she would surely
mnke a dismal failure on shlplioni'tl
among so many strange men, There
was some good reasoning In Ihis. antl
It, together with her vanity-, overruled
ber modesty nntl prompted lier in come
to see us in her character of young
nobleman. Jnno mnde one of ber
mighty protests, so infinitely disproportionate in size to ber little ladyship,
but the self willed princess would not
listen to her and wns for coming nlone
if Jane woultl not eome with her. Once
hnving determined, ns usual with her.
she wasted no time nliont lt, but.
throwing a long clonk over her shoulders, started for our rooms, with nngry,
weeping, protesting Jane at her heels.
Wben I heard the knock, I was sure
It was the girls, for though Mary had
promised Brandon she wonld not under any circumstances jittempt another
visit I knew so well her utter Inability
to combat her desire and her reckless
disregard of danger where there was a
motive sutfit'leiit to furnish the nerve
tension that I was sure she woultl come
or try to come again.
I- admitted the girls, nnd when the
door was shut Mary unclasped tbo
brooch at her throat, and the grout
clonk fell to her heels. Out she stepped, with a little lnugh of delight,
'clothed In doublet, hose and confusion,
the prettiest picture mortal eyes ever
rested on. Her lint, something on the
broad, flat style with a single white
plume encircling the crown, was of
purple velvet trimmed In goltl braid
and'tonctied.here and there with precious stones. Her doublet wns of the
lume purple velvet as ber hat, trimmed
in lace nnd gold braid. Her short
trunks were of heavy black silk slashed
by yellow satin, with hose of lavender
silk, and her little shoes were of russet French leather. Quite a rainbow,
you will any, but such n rainbow!
r.i-nntlon   and   I   were  struck   dumb
.with .admiration  and  coiiltl  not keep
from  showing  It.    This  disconcerted
the girl and Increased her embarrassment until we could not tell which wus
the prettiest, the garments, the girl or
the  confusion,   hut   this   1  know -the
whole picture was as sweet nntl beautiful us the eyes of man could behold,       ;
Fine   feathers   will   not   make   fine I
birds,   nml    Mary's   niasculluu   attire
con hi no more  make her look like a
man   thun   harness   cun   disguise   tlie
graces   of  a   gazelle.     Nothing  could
Conceal her Intense, exquisite woman, i
hood.   With onr looks of astonlshi lent
and admiration  .Mary's  blushes deep-  '
eued.
"Whnt Is the matter? Is anything
wrong?" she nsked.
"Nothing Is wrong," answered limn-
don, Bnilllng In spile of bllnself. "Nothing on earth Is wrong with vou, yon
may be sure. Yoii are perfect -that is.
for a woman—and one who thinks ther" j
is anything wrong nbout u perfect
v.-omnn ls hnrd to plense. Mm if you I
Hatter yourself that you In uny way
resemble a man or thai your dross In
the faintest degree conceals Jrour set
yor. ure mistaken. It makes It ouly
more apparent."
"How can that be?" asked Mnry In
comical tribulation, "is not this n
mini's doublet and litis", nml Ihis lint—
Is lt not a mail's hat? They are all for
a mun. Then why do I not look like
one, I nsk? Tell me what ls wrong.
Ob, I thought I looked Just like a man.
I thought the disguise was perfect."
"Well," returned Brandon, "If you
will permit me to sjiy so, you aro entirely too symmetrical nnd shapely
ev'er to pass for n mnn."
The flaming color wus In her cheeks
as Uro-Blon went on: "Your feet are
too small, even for a boy's feet. I
tlon't tlilnk you could be made to look
like n mnn lf you worked from uow
till tloomsdny."
•' Brandon -spoke In n troubled tone,
for bo wns beginning to see In Mary's
perfect and Irrepressible womanhood
an Insurmountable dllllcully right
across bis pnth.
"Afl to your feet, you might find
larger shoos, or, hotter still, Jack hoots,
and, as ,to jour hose, yoll might wear
longer trunks, but what to tio about
tho doublet I am sure I do not know."
Mnry looked up helpless and forlorn,
and tbe hot face went Into lier bended
; elbow as a realization of the situation
j seemed to dawn upon her.
"Ob, I wish I had not come!   But I
' wanted to grow uceustonied, so that I
could wear them before others. I believe I could bear it more easily with
any one else. I did not think of lt In
tluit way." And she snatched her
cloak from where lt had fallen on tbe
lloor and threw It nround ber.
"Whnt way, Mnry?" asked Brandon
gently nntl receiving no answer. "But
you will have to bear my looking at
j'oti all the time lf you go with me."
"I tlon't believe I cnu do lt."
"No, no," answered he, bravely attempting cheerfulness; "wo may as
well give It up. I have hnd no hope
from the first I knew It could not be
done, and it should not. I was both
Insane and criminal to think of permitting you to try It."
Brandon's forced cheerfulness died
out with his words, anil he sank Into a
'hair, witb llis elbows on his knees and
Brandon and I were struck dumb with
adm.r7_.foi..
bis face in his hands. Mary ran to himi
;:t once. There hatl been a little moment of fullering, but there was no>
real surrender In her.
Dropping on lier knee beside blm, she
snid coaxlngly: "Don't givo up. You
ure n man; you must not surrender
and let nie, a girl, prove the stronger.
Shame upon yon when I look up to
you so much ami expect you to help me
he bravo! 1 will go. I will arrange
myself In some way. Oh, why am I
not different? I wish I were as straight
us the queen." And for that flrst time
In her life she bewailed her beauty because It stood between her nud Brandon.
Sbe soon coaxed him out of his despondency, nml we began again to plan
the matter In detail.
The girls tat on Brandon's cloak and!
he iind I ou tho camp stool und a box.
Mary's time wns well occupied In
vain attempts to keep herself covered
with the cloak, which seemed to hnve
a rlgbt good will townrd Brandon nud
ine, but she kept track of our plans,
which, ln brief, were ns follows: As
to her costume, we would substitute
long trunks and Jack boots for shoes
nntl hose, and, ns to doublet, Mnry
laughed nnd blushlngly snld she bad a
plan which she would secretly Impart
to Jnne. but woultl not tell ua. She
whispered It to June, who, ns serious
us tbe lord chancellor, gave judgment
and "thought it would ilo." Wc hope*
so. but were full of doubts.
This Is nil tamo enough to write nnd
rend about, but I onn tell you lt wn»
sufficiently exciting nt the time. Three-
of us nt least were playing with thnt
comical fellow, Death, and he gave the
game Interest and point to our hearts'
content
As to tbe elopement, lt was determined that Brandon should leave Loudon the following day for Bristol and
make nil iiirnngcments along the line,
lie woultl carry with blm two bundles,
his own and Mnry's clothing, nnd leave
thom to he taken up when they should
go it shipboard. Klght bonnes would
be procured, four to he left as a relay
nt an Inn between Berkeley cnstle and
Bristol nml four to be kept nt the rcn-
dczvous some two leagues the otber
side of Berkeley for the use of Brun-
tion. Mnry nnd the two men from Brls-
i . .lm were to net as au escort on the
eventful night There wns one dls- |
agreeable li'ile font uro thnt wc could
lot provide ngnlliBt nor entirely cllm-
Itinto. It Was tlio fact that Jane and
I should be suspected as accomplices
before the fact of Mnry's elopement;
uml, as you know, to assist ln tbe ab-
dnctton of n princess Is irenson, for
Which thero Is but one remedy. I
though I I had a ;.!an to keep oursclvee
Biifo If I could only slide for the once
Jane's troublesome uud rigorous tendency to preach the trulli to nil people
upon all subjects ami at all time* and
places. She promised to tell the story
I should drill Into her, but I knew the
truth wimlil seep out In a thousand
ways. SI1'- conld no more hold lt than
n sieve can hold wnter. We wore playing for grent stakes, which, lf I do sny
It, none but the bravest hearts, bold
nnd tlnrlii,'.' ns the truest knights of
Chivalry, Would think of trying for—
nothing less thnn tbe running nwny
with the lirst princess of the llrst blood
royal of the world. Think of It! It
appalls nie even now. Discovery meant
death to one of us surely, Brandon;
possibly to two others, June and mo,
certainly if Jane's truthfulness should
become unmanageable, as it was apt
to do.
After we hnd settled everything we
could think of the girls took tbelr leave,
Mary slyly kissing Brnndon at the
door. I tried to Induce Jane to follow
her lady's example, but sho was as
cool nntl distant as the new moon.
The next dny Brandon puld his respecls to the king and queen, made his
adieus to his friends and rodo off alone,
to Bristol.   You may be suro tbe king
snoweti uo signs or untiuc grid at his
departure.
CHAPTER XVI.
▲  HAWKINO  PAI1TY.
AJ~"1 FEW  days   after   Brandon's
depurture,   Mury,   with   tbe
aajjt    king's  consent,   organized  a
P8Wy| smnll party to go over to
Windsor for a few weeks during the
warm weatber.
There were ten or twelve of us, Including two chaperons, the old Earl of
Hertford and tbe dowager Duchess of
Kent. Henry might as well have sent
along a pair of spaniels to act as chaperons—lt would hnve taken an army
to guard Mary alone—and to tell you
the truth our old chaperons needed
watching more than nny of us. It was
scandalous. Each of them had a touch
of gout und wben they made wry
faces lt was a standing Inquiry among
us whether they were leering nt each
other or felt a twluge—whether It was
their feet or their hearts tbat troubled
tbem.
Mary led ">em a pretty life at all
times, even at homo ln the palace, and
I know they would rather havo gone
off with a pack of Imps than with us.
The Inducement was tbat lt gave tbem
better opportunities to bo together, nn
arrangement connived at by tbe queen,
I think, nnd they were satisfied. The
carl had a wife, but be funded the old
downger and she fancied him, nnd
probably the wifo faueled somebody
else, so they were all happy, i It greatly amused the young peoplo, you may
be sure, and Mary snld, probably without telling the exact truth, that overy
night she prayed God to pity and forgive their ugliness. One dny tho princess sold she wub becoming alarmed.
Tbelr ugliness was so Intense she feared lt might be contagious aud spread.
Then, with a most comical seriousness,
she added:
"Mon Dleu, Sir Edwin, whnt if I
should catch lt? Master Charles would
uot take me."
"No danger of that, my lady, ne ls
too devoted to see anything but beauty
ln you, no matter how much you might
change."
"Do you really think bo? He says
so little about lt tbat sometimes I almost doubt" .
Therein she Bpoke the secret of Brandon's success wltb her, at leant in tbe
beginning, for there la wonderful potency ln the stimulus of a healthy little doubt
We had a delightful canter over to
Windsor, I riding wltb Mnry most of
the way. I was not nverse to this arrangement, ns I not only relished Mary's mirth and joyousUess, which wero
at their height, but hoped I might give
my little Lady Jane a twinge or two
of jealousy, perchance to fertilize her
sentiments toward me.
Mary talked and laughed and sang,
for her soul wns a fountain of gladness that bubbled up tbe Instant pressure was removed. She spoke of little
but our last trip over this samo road,
and, as we passed objects on the wny,
told me of what Brandon bad said at
tills place and that. She laughed and
dimpled exquisitely In minting how
she had deliberately mnde opportunities for blm to flntter her until at last
lie smiled ln her face and told ber she
wns the ;nost benutlful creature living, but that, after all, "beauty was as
beauty did."
"That made me angry," said she. "I
pouted for awhile and two or tbreo
times was on the point of dismissing
Mm, bnt thought bettor of lt and asked
him plainly wherein I did so  much
amiss.   Then what do you think the
impudent fellow Bald?"
"I cannot guess."
"He said, 'Oh, there ls so mnch It
would take a lifetime to tell it'
"This made me furious, but I could
not answer, and a moment later he
said, 'Nevertheless I should be only
too glad to undertake the task.'
"The thought never occurred to either of us then that he would be taken
at his word. Bold? I should think he
wns! I never saw anything like ltl I
have not told you a tenth part of what
he said to me that day. He said anything he wished, and lt seemed that I
could neither stop hlin nor retnllate.
Half the time-1 was nngry and half
tbe time amused, but by the time we
reached Windsor there never was a
girl more hopelessly and desperately ln
love than Mary Tudor." And she
laughed as lf lt were a huge joke on
Mary.
She continued: "That dny settled
matters with me for all time. I don't
know how he did lt. Yes, I do." And
she launched forth Into an nccount of
Brandon's perfections, which I found
somewhat dull, and so would you.
We remained a day or two at Windsor and then, over tho objections of our
chaperons, moved on to Berkeley cnstle, where Margaret of Scotland was
spending the summer.
We had another beautiful ride up
the dear old Thames to Berkeley, but
Mnry had grown serious and saw none
of it.
On the afternoon of the appointed
day the princess suggested a hawking
pnrty, and wa set out in tho direction
of the rendezvous. Our pnrty conBlst-
cd of myBelf, threo other gentlemen
and three ladles besides Mary. Jane
did not go. I was afraid to trust her.
She wept and with difficulty forced
herself to say something nbout n headache, but the rest of the lnmntes of
the castle of courso had no thought
Hint possibly they were tnklng their
last look upon Mnry Tudor.
Think who this girl wns we were
running nwny withl What reckless
fools wo wero not to have seen the ut-
U-r hopelessness, certain fnllure and
loudly peril of our act; treason blnck
is Plutonlnn midnight But Providence
seems to have an especial eare for fools,
while wise men nre left to care for
themselves, nnd It docs look ns lf safely lies In folly.
Wo rodo on nnd on, nnd although I
took two occnslons lu the presence of
others to urge Mnry to return, owing
to the approach of night nnd threatened rain, she took her own hend, aa
everybody knew she always would,
and continued the hunt
Just before dark, ob we ncarcd tho
rendczvouB. Mary and I managed to
rlile ahead of the party quite a distance. At laBt we aaw a heron rise,
antl Hie princess untapped her hawk.
"This Is my ebiiDce," she Bald. "I
Will run away from you now and loso
myself. Keep them off my track for flvo
minutes, and I shall ba safe. Goodby,
Edwin. You nnd Jane are tbe only
pert-oil* t rosret to leave,   1 love tots
as my brother and sister. Wben vfe
sre settled in New Spain, we will have
you both come to us. Now, Edwin, I
ahall tell you something: Don't let Jane
put you off nny longer. She loves you.
She told me so. There! Goodby, my
friend. Kiss her n thousand times for
me." And she flew her bird and galloped after It at headlong speed.
Soon tbe princess was out of sight,
and I waited for the others to overtake
She flew Iter bird and galloped after It.
mo. When they came up, I was greeted ln chorus, "Whero ls the prlnceas?"
I said she bad gone off with her hawk
and bnd left ine to bring tbem after
her. I held them talking while I could,
and when we started to follow took up
the wrong scent A short ride mude
this apparent when I curae In for my
full share of abuse and ridicule, for I
bad led tbem against tbelr Judgment
I was credited with being a blockhead,
when, ln fnct they were tbe dupes.
We rode hurriedly bock to the point
of Mary's departure and wouud our
horna lustily, but my object had been
accomplished, and I knew that within
twenty minutes from the time I last
saw ber sbe would be wltb Brandon
on tbe road to Bristol, gaining on any
pursuit we could make at the rate of
three miles for two. We scoured the
forest far and near, but of courso found
no trace. After a time rain set ln nnd
one of the gentlemen escorted tbe ladies borne, while three of us remained
to prowl about tbe woods and roads nil
nlgbt In a Bonking drizzle. The task
was tiresome enough for me, as lt lacked motive, and when we rode Into
Berkeley castle next dny a sorrier set
of bedraggled, rain stained, mud covered knights you never snw. You may
know the castle was wild with excitement There were all sorts of conjectures, but soon we unanimously concluded lt hnd been tbe work of highwaymen, of whom the country wns
full and by whom the princess had certainly been abducted.
The chaperons forgot their gout and
each other, and Jane, who was the
most affected of all, had a genuine excuse for giving vent to her grief and
went to bed—by far the safest place
for her.
What was to be done? First, we sent
a message to the king, who would
probably have us all flayed alive, a fear
which the chaperons shared to the fullest extent. Next, an nrmed party rode
back to look again for Mary and, If
possible, rescue her.
Tbe fact tbat I bad been out the entire night before, together with the
small repute In which I wns held for
deeds of arms, excused mo from taking
part ln this bootless errand, bo again I
profited by the small esteem ln which
I was held. I say I profited, for I
stayed at the castle with Jane, hoping
to find my opportunity ln tbe absence
of everybody else. All the ladles but
Jane had ridden out and tho knights
who had been with me scouring the
forest wero Bleeping, since they had not
my Incentive to remnln awake. They
had no message to deliver, no duty to
perform for an absent friend. A thousand! Only think of it! I wished it
bad been a million, and so faithful was
I to my trust tbat I swore ln my soul
I would deliver them, every one.
And Jnne loved me! No more walking on the bard, prosaic earth now.
From this time forth I would fly; that
was the only sensible method of locomotion. Mary had said, "She told me
so." Could lt really be true? Yon
will at once see whnt an advantage
this bit of Information was to me.
I hoped that Jane would wish to see
me to talk over Mary's escape; so I
sent word to her that I wob waiting,
and she quickly enough recovered her
health and came down. I suggested
that we walk out to a secluded little
summer house by tbe river, and Jane
was willing. Ah, my opportunity was
here at last!
Jane'B whole attitude toward me was
changed, and she seemed to cling to
me in a shy, unconscious manner, that
was sweet beyond the naming, ss the
ouo solace for all ber grief.
After I bad answered all her questions and had told ber over and over
again every detail of Mary's flight and
had assured her that the princess was
at that hour breasting tbe wnves wltb
Brandon on their highroad to paradise,
I thought lt timo to start myself In
tho Bnme direction nud to say a word
lu my own behalf. So I spoke very
freely and told Jano what I felt and
what I wanted.
"Oh, Sir Edwin," Bho responded,
"let us not tbiuk of anything but my
mistress. Think of tbe trouble sbo is
In."
"No, no, Jane. Lady Mary Is out of
her trouble by now and Is as happy as
a lark, you may be sure, pas Bbe not
won everything her heart longed for?
Then let us make our own paradise,
ilnco wc hnve helped tbem make theirs.
You have It Jane, Just within your
lips. Speak the word, and lt will
change everything, lf you love me, and
I know you do."
.lane's head was bowed, and she remained silent.      ., ......•'
Ho t)aart<r Granted.
This story, which Is told of a Scottish
hlghlander who served ln the French
war, Illustrates either tho bloodthlrstl-
ness or the unique Ideas of humor of
the Scotchman.
Thla highbinder hnd overtaken a fleeing Frenchman and was about to strike
him down when, falling on his knees,
the Frenchman cried:
"Quarter!   Quarter!"   ^
"I'll no' ha* time to quarter ye," tho
Scot answered.   "l'i> just ent ye in
I     Aa.. eat      ;■* *       %-t-ff
A Job In the
Senate      *
Chamber *"«*"'
Copyright, 1005, by Frank H. Sweet
Every Step We Take   -   Every Move We Make
IS WITH   THE   ONE END IN VIEW    TO   SERVE   THE    PUBLIC  WELL.
Sbe wont up the middle steps and
turned arouud the corner to tbe right.
A long line was extending back from
the door, expectant, Impatient, though
the visitors' gallery would not be open
to the public until 12. She drew from
her belt the one remaining link of
former opulence. It still lacked ten
minutes, and sbe slipped the watch
back with a scarcely breathed sigh.
Why had Bhe come here at all, Bhe
thought accualngly? She would bo better visiting the stores ln search of a
position as clerk; there were surely
some business houses she had not yet
boon in.   And—and besides—
Her eyes were brlghtor, and a flush
came and descended to her lips ln ai
soft, evanescent smile that was more
like tbe smile of tbe old days before
tbo wistfuluess camo.
Sbe had been standing at the post-
oflleo door, and he bad looked precisely
as ho had that day when ho parted
from them ln the Arizona canyon, he a
penniless prospector and her father an
extensive mine owner. And he had not
forgotten. Even before she saw him
he had sprung from a carriage, without regard to bis horses, and was cdtn-
lng up the postoffice steps with outstretched hands.
"Good heavens! You here, Muriel-
Miss Ashburton," he had cried, with a
gladness In his voice which he did not
attempt to ct«eeal and which brought
an answering color to her face and.
light to her eyes. There hsd beeni
nothing between them except a look
and hand pressure, but sbe had often
thought of him In these later dreary
years and was glad to know he had.
remembered her. "I looked for you:
everywhere—everywhere," he had continued, "but "without a clew. I waa
afraid you had gone from my life.
But pardon me; we cannot talk here,,
and I have a great deal to say. May
I call on you at onco—this evening?'
Is your father hero?"
"My fatbor ls dead," she had managed to say. Her brain had been ln a.
whirl, her heart In a tumult. What:
did It all mean? W1"11 was tii.'s lm-
petuous madman saying, Implying? By
a strong effort she had controlled herself.
"Yes, you may call," she had answered ln a low voice. "I—I will be-
glad to see you." And sho had given:
him the number of tbe house ln which:
she rented one small room.
"Thank you. I will be there early. E
would ask to go back with you now,
but I bave nn nppolntment whlcb ls;
already overdue. Isn't It providential,,
though, this meeting? I have been Int
Washlugton only three days, nnd toi
turn up against you like this!"
"Have you  employment here?" she-
had asked for want of something bet- j
ter to say.
"Yes, temporarily; a Job In the senate chamber. You remember I was a
Jack of all trades, from a farm boy to
an ImpecunlouB prospector, with oeca-
slonnl dabs at fresco painting nnd Journalism to help me through college. But I
I will not detain you here In the wind |
any longer."
She had watched him spring Into the
carriage and drive away, an odd light
ln her eyes nnd a warm color In her
cheeks. As she went down the slde>-
walk she laughed softly. Eight years
before she would not hnve been like
this. Evidently he was without any,
regular employment Just doing somo
temporary work ln the senate chamber
—fresco painting probably, for he had
spoken of being familiar with that At
first, from his being In. the carriage,
holding the horses, she had thought he
might be a coachman, waiting for his
employer's return. But after all, wbat
did lt matter? Coachman or painter or
Impecunious prospector, ho wns warm
hearted and honest and ambitious. She
could read tbat ln his eyes and ln the
strong, full grasp of his hands. And
he had remembered her and-_nd cared
for her. It waa beautiful to know that
in the hurrying, Indifferent world there
waa one who still thought of her and
eared for her a little. Tho manner or
lack of employment was such a small
matter compared with tbat Knowledge of life soon leveled such petty distinctions.
Almost unconsciously her steps had
turned toward the capltol. The only
alternative seemed a continuation of
her search for employment, and, Borne-
how, Bhe shrank from that just now,,
even though she had been restricting:
herself to a single meal a day for a
week. She would celebrate tho finding
of n friend. It was opening day at the
senate chamber and would bo unusually Interesting, and perhaps she might
see this friend himself or somo of the
iwork he had been doing.
There wns a sudden stir In the line
ahead of her, and sho folt herself being
pushed forward. Tbo door was open
at last, and foot by foot, yard by yard,
she was being Impelled toward lt But
when she entered every sent was tnken,
and she could only crowd herself Into
the narrow space behind the- last row.
She could Bee the chaplain and a few
of tho senators on the far side of tho
chamber and upon the few desks ln
sight a gorgeous display of flbiwers.
Presently she heard the opening
prayer and bowed her head. Then
thero was a confusion of voices, with
quick, crlBp sentences from one desk
and another, followed by a short recess
In which there woe a great shaking of
hands and Introductions among the
senators. At the end of fifteen or twenty minutes some of those ln the visitors' gallery began to rise nnd leave.
Ther had witnessed the ouenlinr and
were now going home to lnnch. Soon
she was able ta step down to a vacant
seat ln one of the front rows.
Bhe had now a good view of the
chamber, and her gaze swept curloUBly
from desk to desk. Many of the senators Bhe recognized from pictures sbe
had seen ln current periodicals. Suddenly sho started and half arose. Bho
had not thought to see him down there;
lf she met blm at all It would be in
one of the corridors, and probably at
work. But there he was, at one of
the desks, examining some papers.
What did lt mean? He had no right
to be In there now, whilo the senate
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An bour later she descended to the
next floor, still dazed and wondering.
As she leit the elevator she met him
face to face.
"What! you here, Muriel—Miss Ashburton?" he cried. "This ls splendid I:
Now we can havo that talk without,
waiting until evening. I know a cozy,
little table down in a comer of the
cafe where we can be all by oursolvos.
We will talk while we eat our lunch.
Come_"
Sho was looking at him with wide
eyes.
"Why were you ln there, at a desk?"
she demanded.
"In the senate chtmibcr? Oh, that's
my Job. You seo, whon I left you that
day I went straight to one of the new
towns and opened a law offlce. My
father was a lawyer, and I had studied
•with bim. Somehow tbe people seemed
to like my ways, and last year tbey
hatched up a plot to send me hero. But
come, we cun talk better at tbe table.
I have a proposition for your consideration, and," his voice suddenly becoming grave, "I hope you will bo able to
see your way to accede to lt.   Come."
And shet, after a moment's bewildered, ecstatic hesitation, went
An Animal -Cemetery.
In spite of much atgitatlon upon the
subject nt various times, lovers of animals have never succeeded ln establishing in this country a cemetery as
elaborate as those In soveral European
capitals.
Tbe largeat and moat beautiful animal cemetery Ib Ls Necropole Zoolo-
glque, in Paris, or, rathe, r, ln the suburb
of Asnieres. Here a large plot of
ground is laid out for tije iutcrment of
dogs and other animals, and here are
erected monuments In < 'very way as
handsome as those over tbe graves of
human belugs In other cities of the
dead.
Some famous dogs have-t sculptures to
mark their memories, and dog kennels
In marble are favorite -s aults. For
$2.."i0 a grave Is leased for . three years,
aud this fee Includes the se rvlces of a
dog undertaker, uniformed x nd mounted on a tricycle. For $100 « % rave may
be leased in perpetuity, ami between
these extremes mny be found , prices to
suit all purposes. The cemetery's occupies
au entire island ln the Sei!_ % and,
apart from the rental of grav, es, tho
compauy owning the property makes
a handsome profit out of the' st de of
admission tickets to visitors.
 '   *    \
The Race He -Won. I
In the Old whaling days a New B ed-
ford captain fell in with a lot o(E 1 ds
"townles" ln the Taclfic, says tUe CI d-
cago Record-Herald, aud after a lan'.l-
ing for water on the coaBt of Southi
Amcrlc:a, began a boat race off shore
toward, the ships. The old skit, per kept
muttering to his crew to take lt oasy.
Tbe others Jecri»d him as he fell behind, but he took it cheerfully,
"Tb e race I'm after ls the race home,"
he sn Id. Ho pointed to a little bight In
the rocks into -which the crejw could
Just see.
"Ever see that rock ln there before?"
he asked. "No, I guess not. That's a
<ow whale and her calf up, there on tbe
shore. It's her nnrsery."
When tbe others were far enough
away to give him a clear field he made
for the shore. He got the cow and! the
calf. The others said very little atwut
the race he did not twin, for he was the
first man back to Netw Bedford.       \
— \.
Tjpa and Downs ott Santa Cx_a.       ..
Probably no other of the West Indian,
'islands has had such a. checkered career as Santa Cruz. I n turn lt hns belonged to Spain, whit h abandoned lt;
to England and Hoi land jointly; to
England nlone; to Spain again, which
fell upon the colonist s and destroyed.
• or deported them all- to France, which
took it from Spain; "to the Knlghta of
Malta, wbo received. 'It as a gift from
France; to a private company of adventurers. Then it was resumed pos-
; session of by Frartce, but abandoned,
so thnt lu 1720 It was uninhabited.
'Then It became a _oo man's land until
1727, wben France took It again, aad
presently sold lt to. a Danish company,
which sold It In turn to the klug of
Denmark. In IS 01 England took lt
■once more, gave 11 track to Denmark,
repented and took lt away again ln a
few months, held lt for eight years,
and then returned .'tt to Denmark, which
holds lt still.
  :')_   • \
Flacky I tslcthorpe.
Of General Ogh ithorpe, tho founder
of the state of G eorgla, Boswell, Dr.
Johnson's blograp tier, rotates this story : "Whon a very young man, only fifteen, Bervlng undt _r Prince Eugene of
Savoy, he was sltl Ing at table ln company with a prln ce of the house of
Wurttemberg, who * took up a glasB of
wine and by a fill ip -made some of lt
fly Into Oglethorpe 'a face. Tbe young
soldier was ln a t Ulem-ma. He durst
not challenge so ( BsUngnlshed a personage, yet he mus t notice the affront.
Therefore, keeping __ eye fixed on his
highness and smilli « at the time, as If
he took what bad been done ln Jest
Oglethorpe exclaimed, 'That's a good
Joko, but we do lt i nuch better ln England.' Whereupon he flung a whole
glassful of wlno In! the prince's face.
The affair ended _t >sood humor.''.
A MIGHTY "LAND GRABBER/
Chenomicnnx llullt at the IllilillnB •!
Diana of I'oltlcri,.
Chenonceaux was ono of the earllesl!
chateaux that represented the new spirit It was built on tbe site of the old
feudal fortress in a sort of freak of the
Bense of opportunity. It was meant to
give room nnd verge enough to a gen-
. eratlon bent on having a good time ln
i ball and bower. It was still a fortress
of a kind, but this only us an afterthought In the main lt was 'a palace
for Bport and festival.   It might have
! stood on dry land; lt preferred to I
bridge a river.   There was no wnnt of
i space ln other directions, but this seemed best as a stroke of constructive lm-
I pudence. Tbe architect at the bidding .
of Diana of Poitiers Jumped the Cher I
as a schoolboy would have Jumped a -
brook. The huge arches never carried i
anytblng of use to mankind at large, I
not even a right of way.
At first most of them had no superstructure, und the bridge might have I
been called "Diana's folly." But she ]
knew what Bhe was about. She was a j
mighty man subduer, with a heart asj
cold as the stone of ber new dwelling]
and a face and form kept beautiful forever by the studious avoidance of ev-J
ery pang—a wonderful creature wlthF
al, for she contrived to die In her bed,!
though sbe crossed the path of Cnther-1
Ine de' Medici. She ruled a king by ths]
usual methods and by studious defer-]
enee to him kept him her obedient hum-]
ble servant to the day of bis death. She]
Inspired one of the greatest sculptors"
of her time ln his creation of a Venusj
that rivaled the antique.
She was one of tiie mightiest land
grabbers of history, adding chateau to)
chateau with a purpose that never fall
tered and by methods of smooth, unj
emotional persistence that never failed
She started  with  everything ngal'nslj
her In thst epoch of tlie worship
youth when she began her siege of I
heart of the dauphin of France.   Shtj
was a widow, and a widow with
family, yet she knew no pause tn hej
triumphant career till she had marrleq
and dowered them  nil and provide
herself with a choice of palaces for hei
old age.  She never made an enemy ol
—which wns quite as much to tlie purl
pose—a friend who was not likely to btj
of use.   Sbe died  In the sanctity ol
faultless   manners   and   nn   unriiflloij
brow.   Her henrt of lec kept her ,
Venus to tiie last.   Had hor prototypl
been  anything  but  n  goddess   Hiatal
might have given ber points ln the wisp
avoldnnce of tho ravage's of tempera
ment—Century.
DON'TS FOR BACHELORS.
Don't sew up your pockets while trj]
Ing to sew on a button to stay.
Buy a thimble thnt fits. Don't pud
your needle through with your teetb.l
Don't stnrt n piece of sewing with/
thread long enough to bang yourself.!
Don't attempt to push a No. 3 ncedj
{through a No. 10 bole. Profanity ls bff
form.
Don't be afraid of a needle.   It w|
not stick you  unless you attack
wrong end of lt flrst.
Select the proper size button befoi
you sew lt ou.   Don't cut the buttol
hole larger with a pcnknlfo so as
make it fit tbe button.
And don't—oh, doh't—leave the need]
ln your chair when you are throutf
sewing. You may discover lt uuoxpecj
edly.
Racing Ponlca  In  India*
Not much more enviable than tbe lJ
of the unfortunate mau wbo ls reports
to have grown shorter is tbat of raciif
ponies ln India, Egypt aud elsewherl
which are made to measure from thref
quarters of an Inch to a full inch low|
than their natural measurements. Pa
ing tb6 hoof can only be done to a cej
tain extent.   But ponies can be educa
ed to stand with their heels apart nij
M the bead ls tied up for some tin
before they are put under the standaJ
they will staud to their best advantasf
Two pounds avoirdupois per quart]
Inch Is the regular allowance in
"scale for age cluss and Inches."—Loj
don Pall Mall Gazette.
They Co: iimnifcil.
An Irishman on I icing made foreman'
of a gang of tabor ers wished to show
his authority to 1 hose -under him on
the flrst mornftig o.t his -promotion.
"Now, look here, boys," said he,
"wben I sny 'Ccimi, ilnce' youihavo nil to
comminCe. and th cm that don't com-
mluce wljen I .Hy commlnce won't
coiiimlneo. S|> (lommiuce." — London
Standard...      ,
f Poor Inatractton.
"Did Jones mako much money glvlil
memory lessons?" asked Mr. IioblJ
and his friend explained, says Londd*
Modern Socioty, tho reason why Joue|
business wus not n success.
"No," wub the reply.    "Most of
•tudents forgot to pay him."
' An Undeserved Impntntlon,
Magistrate — You  arc charged wli
playing cards for money.   What ha\i
you to say?   Prisoner—Tho charge
false, your honor.   It wns tbe other fe|
low that played cards for money.
Generosity often clasps hands wltl
extravagance, while economy soma
times walks shoulder to shoulder wilj
avarice.       .. ._.__,
::D0DI>'S.   V
fKIDNEYl
M PILLS M ■'■
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Mt Pleasant Advocate
Vancouver, B.C.
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DR. WILLIAMS' PINK P1LL8 CURE
DI8EA8E THROUGH THE BLOOD.
MediclneB of the old faahloned kind
will sometimes relieve the symptoms
of disease,  though  they can    never
touch tho disease Itself—they never
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biliousness and headache;  purgatives
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trouble In the blood.   They always do
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Mrs.   Geo.   Hpnley,   Boxgrove,   Ont,
sayB:—"It Is with thanks that I tell
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cured mo aftor my doctor had said I
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Tho least exertion would   leave   me
breathless and tired out.   My appetite
was poor and my hoad ached   nearly
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Theso    hnve    mado    a    remarkable
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they do, but they do lt well.    They
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mall at 50 cents a box or six boxes for
$2.50 by writing    the   Dr.    Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont.
Not very many years ago, In a
country church ln the west of England, the clergyman, preaching with
great earnestness for home missions,
came down from the pulpit, well content with the effect his eloquence had
produced on tho congregation. Suddenly the disturbing thought struck
him that ho had made no arrangements for the collection, which was
sure to be a liberal one on this occasion. As he passed through the chancel ho whispered hurriedly to a choir
boy: "Go Into the vestry, take the
plate you will find on the table, hand
it round to the congregation, and then
bring it back to me." The boy dei-
parted on his errand, and the minIs-;
ter took his place within the communion rails and gave out tho offertory
hymn. The last words of this had
scarcely died away when the boy
stood before him, a plato of biscuits
in his hand and an apologetic expression on his chubby face. "Please,'
sir," he explained ln un audible voice,
"I've handed them all to everybody,
and nobody will bave any."
To Thoso of Sedentary Occupation.
—Men who follow sedentary occupations, whicll deprive them of fresh air
and exercise, nre more prone to disorders of the liver anil kidneys than
those who load active, outdoor lives.
The former will find ln carmelee's
Vegetable Pills a restorative without
question the most efficacious on the
market. They are easily procurable,
easily taken, act expeditiously, and
they are surprisingly cheap considering thoir excellence.
A Chinese, carrying a ladder, walked Into one of the pollco courts In
Singapore the other day. Removing
his hat, he bbwed with graco to tne
Judge on the Bench. Over the latter's
seat was a valuable clock. This the
Chinese quietly removed, tucked It
under one arm and tho ladder under
tho other, bowed again to the Magistrate, and withdrew. Some days
elapsed, and the clock was_ not. returned. It had been stolen" while the
court was ln sitting.
Itch, Mange, Prairie scratches, Cuban Itch on human or animals, cured
In 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary
Lotion.   It never falls. At all druggists.
Limit —Gunner—You don't visit
Proudpa so often as you uaed to.
Guyer—No; hia son ls big onough to
talk now. Gunner—H'm! I suppose
Proudpa Insists on telling you the
bright things he said. Guyer—Worse
than thnt. Ho has them recorded on
a phonograph.
Little Mildred—Wouldn't you love
to be a grand Princess? Little Mary
—O, I don't know. I have to chango
dresses twice a day now. I think I'd
rather be a fairy and not have to bother With clothes.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
Why is It thut Ayer's Hair
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hair food. It feeds the hair,
puts new life into it. The hair
air Vigor
cannot keep from growing.
Apd gradually ail the dark,
rich color of eariy life cornea
back to gray hair.
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CURIOUS SCRAPS,
An Ancient Recipa for Marriage Divination—Pin   Lora—Easter  Custome
—The Origin of "Dunning."
The expression owes Its birth to the
business energy of one Joseph Dun, a
bailiff, of Lincoln, ln the reign of Henry VII. He was reputed to be so expert
and successful ln the difficult art of
bad debt collecting that when a creditor had a troublesome debtor to deal
with lt became customary for sympathizing friends to Bay, "Why don't
you 'Dun' him?" And so the noun
became a verb, and a verb It has remained ever since.
Marriage Divination.
"Make a plain cake, and mix therein a wedding ring and a small silver
coin—aa a sixpence. When the company are about to retire ln the evenlnl
after a wedding, break the cake Into
as many portions as there are unmarried women present, and give a piece
of lt to each of them. She who gets
the ring will be married very aoon afterwards; but she who gets the sixpence will die an old maid." (What is
to be the fate of those who get neither
wedding ring nor sixpence we are not
told.)
Pin Lore.
An old folk rhyme runs:—
See a pin and pick It up,
All the day you'll have good tuck;
See a pin and let It lie,
All the day you'll need to cry.
or, as the Devonshire version has lt:—
To Bee a pin and let lt lie,
You'll want a pin before you die.
But pins have become cheaper since
these words were first written, and bo
they are seldom, If ever, repeated nowadays.
Eaater Customs.
A peoullar Easter custom ls observed
at Halaton, ln Leicestershire. On
Easter Monday morning the villagers
gather at the rectory, and thence walk
tn procession to Hare-pie Bank, a piece
of land w__lch many years ago was bequeathed for the use of tbe reotor.
Arrived there, they set to work on two
hare pies, twenty-four loaves (which
are scrambled for), and a sufficiency of
alo, all of which the reotor provides, ln
fulfilment of the condition by which
he holds the ground.
The vtoar of Coleshlll, ln "Warwickshire, holds his glebe land on condition
that lf any of the villagers can catch
and present him with a hare before ten
o'clock on Eastor-day morning he shall
provide them with a calf's head and
one hundred eggs for their breakfast
and a groat In cash.
A Norfolk custom ls to eat baked
custard at Easter tide, probably because eggs are the principal Ingredient
of the dish.
An old Easter weather rhyme, popular tn agricultural districts, runs: —
If It rains on Good Friday and Easter
day
There'll be plenty of grass and Borne
very good hay.
Dear Men and Departed Spirits.
"What" asks a correspondent "is
tho meaning of the words ln tbe song
'Down among the dead men let blm
He'?" The song ls a relic of the old
drinking days, and the words mean
simply: Let him drink to such excess
that he will slip oft his seat and lie'
helpless among the empty bottles under
the table. Empty wine and spirit bottles are called "dead men" because the
alcohol, or spirit, ls no longer ln them.
When a man's spirit leaves his body,
he ls a dead man, and so, when the
spirit Is out of the bottle, the bottle ls
(humorously) called "a dead man."
A Good Turn.
Now that the old treadmill Is a thing
of the past, It Is Interesting to learn
that It was once vaunted by the "authorities" as a cure for—rheumatism!
In 1828, Mr. Home Secretary Peel, having officially asked the visiting Justices
what effect the then recently Introduced "wheel" had upon the prisoners'
health, they assured him that lt was
In every way beneficial, and cited, as
proof of Its sanitary virtues, the cose of
a rheumatic woman, who us she was
leaving Brixton prison after a month
on the treadmill, being asked how she
felt, replied that her rheumatism was
entirely oured.
A Maligned Eooleslaetlo.
Tho Scottish Archbishop (and church
historian), Spotlswood, wbo ln 16B9
was put to rest In Westminster Abbey
after 74 years of strenuous life, bore
the sinister reputation of having, ln
his early clerical stage, committed the
—to Soottlsh Church folk—shooklngly
heinous sin of playing football on tbe
Sabbath day, and this Is how he acquired lt: Returning from church one
Sunday, be come upon a disorderly
rable who were playing football, and,
the leather making in his direction, to
prevent lt striking his shins he stopped lt with his foot, and through that
natural defensive action he gained the
stigma which attached to blm during
the remainder of his career.
The III and the WelL
To St Oswald's Well, ln Benton,
Northumberland, ls attributed the virtue—providing certain simple formalities be observed—of predicting the recovery or otherwise of a sick person
from his malady. Tho looal tradition is
that lf an undergarment, taken off the
patient and thrown Into the well, floats
on the water the patient will reoover, but
lf It sinks his condition ls hopeless. Tho
well, as Its name Indicates, ls under
the patronage of St. Oswald, and In
Popish times lt wns customary for
those who used the tost to tear off a
piece of the test garment and hang lt
upon an adjacent bush, by way of
acknowledging the saint's services In
the matter. The offect of this ln the
period of Its vogue ls described hi an
old manuscript preserved ln the Cot-
tonlan library: "Of these rags," says
the writer, "I have seen such numbers
as might have made a fuyro rheme In
a paper myll."
The Blind Man's Story,
There la a pitiful story told In tha
Bookman of Philip Bourgo Marston, the
blind English writer. One day a particularly good Idea came to him, and
he sat down to his typewriter with enthusiasm. He wrote rapidly for hours,
and had nearly finished the story when
a friend oame ln. "Read that," said
Marston, proudly, "and tell me what
you think of lt." The friend stared
at tho happy author and then at the
blank sheets of paper In his hand before he was able to understand tbe
llttls tragedy. The ribbon had been
taken from the typewriter, and Mars-
ton's toll wns for nothing. He never
had the heart to writs that story again.
Which Is the more reprehensible of
tha two expressions, "Oh, dear me," or
"Not worth a tinker's flam"? Soms
good folk will be surprised to learn that
the former words, for all their apparent Innocence, comprise downright hard
swearing, being simply an Anglicised
form of the Italian "0 Dio Mol!"—literally, "Oh, my God I" On the other
hand, the latter fierce, round-oath-Uk*
expression is merely a harmless Indus,
trial simile. The tinker's "dam" was
an embankment of clay or putty, by
wblch fused solder was confined to a
desired point, and afterwards, when th*
metal had cooled, the "dam" waa broken
away and thrown aside as worthless—
hone* "not worth a tinker's dam."
I AM STRONG NOW
AND DO MY OWN WORK
SIT-'    in'
IMMORTALITY.
-iiii.
Nervous System   Was   Exhausted  and Pains Were
Almost   Unbearable—Health
Restored by
DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD
Aa a convalescent food there ls
nothing to be compared to Dr. Chaso's
Nerve Pood. Gradually and certainly
this treatment enriches the weak,
watery blood, restores vitality to the
wasted nervous system and builds up
the body generally.
If you are pale, weak, nervous. Irritable and unable to sleep or rest
there Is health and strength awaiting
you ln the use of Dr. Chase'B Nerve
Food.
Mrs. J. Hatcher, 224 Sherbrooke
street, Peterboro, Ont, and whose
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which left me In a very run-down
state of health, and in fact my whole
nervous system seemed exhausted and
worn out   I oould not sleep,   and   at
times the pains ln my head wars almost unbearable. Aa a result Of
these symptoms I was unable to attend to my housework, and felt miserable most of the time.
On the advice of a friend, I began
using Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, and
can say that lt has proved of very
great benefit to me. I am abfo to do
my own work now, and feel stronger
and healthier than I have tor years. I
can truthfully state that this is due
to the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,
which I consider a great health builder."
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 90 cents a
box, six boxes for 12.60, at all dealers, or Bdmanson, Bates ft Co., Toronto. To protect you against Imitations, the portrait and signature of
Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt
book author, are on every box.
This Btory ls told, according to the
Boston Herald, at the expense of the
late General Wllmon W. Blackmar:
General Blackmar was attending a
camp, when he was approached by a
Beedy-looking man, who greeted him
profusely. The general shrugged his
shoulders and turned away, with the
remark that they were not acquainted. "But, General," Bald the stranger,
"don't you remember how you saved
my life at the battle of the Wilderness?" General Blackmar at once became interested, and he called a group
of comrades over to listen, saying: "I
saved this man's life once. How was
lt done, old comrade?" "It was this
way,," was the response. "We were
on a hill, and the enemy advanced
steadily toward our entrenchments.
A veritable hall of fire swept our position. Suddenly you turned"—here the
auditors were absorbed and excited—
"and ran, and I ran after you. I think
that If you hadn't shown the example
I would have been killed that day."
HOWS THIS?
We ofler Otu) Hundred Dollars Bewnrd Jor nur
cot* of Ostsirrti that cennot be cored l>y Hull's OoL
«rrh Oure.   P. J. OHENKV i CO.. Toledo. O.
We, the underelsned, hnve known T. J.  Ohener
lor the 1«H IH rente, and believe him perfeutlr honorable ln all  business transections nnd lliianolallr
able to carry ont any obligations made br his llrm.
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Tako Hall's Pnmllr PtUa for oonsttootlon.
She—I aon-t like your flrst name,
Mr. Slowboy. Cornelius ls so long
drawn out. He—Well, suppose you
call me Neil for short. Several of my
friends do.   She—I'd call you Corn lf
—If He — If what?     Bhe — If I
thought you would pop.
St. Isidore, P. Q., Aug, 18, iau4.
MESSRS. C. C. RICHARDd _ CO.,
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the moBt gratifying results, and I
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"Yes, sir," says the man with the
determined air, "I heard my boy using
slang, and I soon put a stop to lt."
"Children are apt to pick up slang expressions very readily," soothingly
says the man with the benignant look.
"Well, I dldu' bother about investigating as to where he got on to such
a line of talk. I just trotted the
youngster Into the bedroom, took up
my 3llpper, snd told him this slangy
way of handing out conversation
didn't go in my neck of the woods,
and he had to cut It out forthwith or
else he would get what was coming to
him. And you can bet your lit? lie
laid down his hand right away "
SUFFERED TORTURE
FOR FOUR YEARS
THEN      DODD'S     KIDNEY     PILLS
CURED  WM.  D0E0'8  RHEUMATISM.
He was so Bad That he Could not Lie
Oown, but had to sit Night and Day
In a Chair.
Sundridge, Ont, Aug. 28.—(8peclal)
—Mr. William Doeg, of this place, now
a hale, hearty man, tells of his almoBt
mlraculouB cure of Rheumatism by
using Dodd's Kidney PHIb.
"For four years I suffered excruciating torture," says Mr. Doeg. "I
was scarcely an hour free from pain.
I could not He down to take rest, but
had to sit night and day ln a chair."
"I was treated for rheumatism by
several doctors, and also tried several
medicines without receiving sny benefit Almost in despair I feared I
never again would be free from pain.
Then I read of some remarkable cures
by Dodd's Kidney Pills. I procured a
box and soon found they were doing
me good and before I had finished the
second box I wss entirely free from
pain and a new man."
Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure
Rheumatism by putting tho Kidneys
ln shape to take the cause—Uric
Acid—out of the blood.
A member of the American Geographical Society, in' speaking of
Robert E. Peary's trip to the north,
said:—"My son the other day sat
and pored over a map of Greenland
and. the lands and waters adjacent to
Greenland. His mother entered the
room and looked over his shoulder.
" 'Why,' she said, 'when I waB a girl
and studied that map everything was
white on It—we had practically nothing to learn. But now look at lt—
Melville Land, Heilprln Land, Cape
Jessup—why, It's quite a hard map,
now, isn't It?' " 'Yes,' grumbled the
boy, 'It Ts. And it's all the fault of
that good-for-nothing Peary, too.'"
A Sure Cure For Headache.—Bilious headache, to which women are
more subject than men, become so
acute ln some subjects that they are
utterly prostrated. The stomach refuses food, and there Is a constant
and distressing effort to free the
stomach from bile which has become
unduly secreted there. Parmelee's
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of the intruding bile relieves the pressure on the nerves which cau8e the
headache.   Try them.
A passenger train in England was
stopped the other day by the operation
of the emergency brake, the communication cord having been pulled. A
guard went through the train and ln
one compartment a distracted woman
passenger waa looking out of the window. She had loBt her set of false
teeth and wanted to go back and find
them.
Two caterpillars crawling on a leaf,
By some strange accident tn contaot
cams;
Their conversation, passing all belief,
Was that same argument,   the  very
same.
That haa been "proed and conned" from
man to man.
Tea, ever since this wondrous   world
began.
The ugly creatures,
Deaf, dumb and blind.
Devoid of  features,
That adom mankind,
Wars rain enough, in dull and wordy
strife,
To speculate upon a future life,
The first was optimistic, full of hope;
The second, quite dyspeptic, seemed to
mope.
Bald number one, 'Tm sure of our salvation."
Said number two, 'I'm sure of our damnation;
Our ugly forms alone would seal our
fates
And bar our entrance through the golden gates.
Supposo that death should take us un-
awares,
How oould ws climb the golden stairs!
If maidens shun us as they pass us by,
Would angels bid us welcome ln the
sky?
I wonder what great crimes we have
oommltted,
That leave us so forlorn and so un-
pitied?
Perhaps we've been ungrateful, unfor
giving;
'Tis plain to me that life's not worth
the living."
"Come,  come,  cheer up,"    the    jovial
worm replied,
"Lot's take a look upon the other side;
Suppose we cannot  fly like moths or
millers,
Ar* we to blame for being caterpillars?
Will that samo God that doomed us to
crawl the earth,
A prey to every blrl that's given birth,
Forgive our captor as he eats and slugs,
And damn poor us because we have not
wings?
If we can't skim the air like owl or bat,
A worm will turn for a' that'"
They argued    through    ths   summer;
autumn nigh,
Ths ugly things composed themselves
to die;
And so to make their funeral   quite
complete,
Each wrapped him ln his little winding-sheet
Th* tangled web  encompassed    tfibm
full soon,
Each for his coffin made blm a cocoon.
All through the winter's chilling blast
they lay     "
Dead to the world, aye, dead as human
clay.
Lo, spring comes forth with   all   hor
warmth and love;
She brings sweet    Justice    from    the
realms above;
She breaks the chrysalis, she resurrects
the dead;
Two butterflies ascond  encircling hor
head.
And so this emblem shall forever be
A sign of Immortality.
—Joseph Jefferson.
*»_&
THE  BUREAU   OF   LABOR.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.
"This article says that a person
rescued from drowning should be
turrnetl face downward and vigorously
treated with hot applications."
"That's Just the way Johnny's mother treats him when he has been
swimming:"
Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial Ib a speedy cure for dysentery,
diarrhoea, cholera, summer complaint,
sea sickness and complaints Incidental to children teething. It gives Immediate relief from those suffering
from the effects of Indiscretion ln eating unripe fruit, cucumbers, etc. It
acts with wonderful rapidity and never fails to conquer the disease. No
one need fear cholera lf they have a
bottle of this medicine convenient.
"Now, tnln, Jamsey," said Flannery
to his small son, "yo wor very bad yls-
Terd'y. D'ye mind how I licked ye?"
"I guess I do!" replied Jamsoy. "Well,
now, I wnnt nawthln' from ye the day
bue good behaviour, an' very littlo o'
that."
"Yeh: said the flrBt offlce boy, disgustedly, "I had ter give up me job
on account of the new typewriter
girl." "Wat was the matter with
her?" asked the other. "Aw! she wuz
so homely, lt wuzn no fun fllrtln' with
her."
Governess (looking over geography
paper)—What's this? "The people of
Lancashire are very stupid!" Where
In the world did you get that Idea
from? Pupil—Out of the book. It
says that Lancashire ls remarkable
for Its dense population.
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Interesting Details In ths Fifth Annual
Report of ths Department
The fifth annual report ot the Labor
Bureau shows that during 100* there
were 64 trade disputes resulting In
strikes In Ontario, Involving 171 establishments and 8,046 persona. An aggregate of aft days was covered by
the strikes, the average duration of
each dispute being 14.41 days, or 10 IS
days per person, compared with 811 disputes, Involving 411 establishment!, 10,-
644 persona, aggregating »04 days, an
average of 13.11 days to each dispute,
and 10.62 days per person ln 1008.
The establishments reporting to tha
bureau were 174, employing 11,803 persons. The gross value of their aggregate product was 196,714,298; tha
amount paid ln wages 14,400,626, an an
nual average earning ot 1182.66 par person. The peroentaga labor cost of production was 17.16, as against 21.62 ln
1001. and 26 ln 1008.
The report Includes the replies of
olorka of cities, towns and villages to
a droular Inquiry as to the opportunity
existing tn their municipalities. These
replies are very valuable, and one can
not help being struck by the variety of
business opportunities throughout the
Provlnoa. Tbe plan of gathering such
Information has been warmly com
mended by tha editor of Commercial
Intelligence, London, In a letter written
to ths bureau. A number of statistics
of Interest to all workers and employes,
legal deolslona affecting the relations
between employer and employes, a
synopsis of th* labor laws of Ontario,
th* factory act, with the latest revisions thereto, and much other useful and
valuable Information Is comprised in
tb* report
He Trlsd te  Follow  DlrMtlsns.
Dr. William Oaler, formerly of Johns
Hopkins, now reglua professor of medicine at Oxford, was talking, during his
recent Canadian tour, about th* Importation of precision tn th* writing off
prescriptions.
"Wherever a sentenos may hasr* two
meanings," said Dr. Osier, "rest assured that th* wrong meaning will be
taken. Hence .ft Is Important tn prescription trrltltg and In directions to
patients ttat the greatest clarity and
precision  ba obtained.
"A young foreigner on* Bas? visited
a physician and described a oommon
malady tbat had befallen him.
"Th* thing ttor jrou eo do," th*
physician salo; Is to drink hot watar
an hour before breakfast every morning.'
* "Writs It town, doctor, so I won't
forget It' said th* patient
'Accordingly th* physlolan wrote tb*
directions down — namely,' that th*
r*ung man was to drink hot water an
hour before breakfast evory morning.
"Tb* patient took Ms leave, and ln
a week he returned,
"•Well, how are you fooling?" tb*
physician asked.
* "Worse, doctor, wore*, U anything,'
was th* reply.
"'Ahem. Did you follow my sdvloe
and drink hot water an hour before
breakfast f
" 1 did mr best sir* said th* young
man, "but I couldn't keep tt np more
than ten minutes at a stretoh."
sr sum W-Uuui-T, millehs to __.»./_. th. pkince or walk.
What Flour Granulation
Means in Bread-Making B:
Flour is composed of myriads of
tiny granules.
To make good bread these granules
must be uniform in size.
In poorly milled flour some granules
are large, some small.
The small ones absorb yeast, "rise"
and "ripen" before the large ones—
the result is bread of coarse, poor
texture.
The large granules are not developed
into "6ponge," they bake into heavy
hard particles, spoil the texture of the
bread and make it harder to digest
ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR
is perfectly milled—all the flour granules are uniform in size--—the sponge
rises uniformly—the bread is even is
texture — perfect in flavor — good-
looking, appetising bread — easily
digested.
Ogilvies back it with their reputation by branding it
Ogilvie's Royal Household Flour.
She—You are depressed. I didn't
know you cared so much for your uncle. He—I didn't; but I was the
means of keeping him ln an Insane
asylum the last year of his life, and
now that he has left me all his money
I've got to prove that ho was of
sound mind.
j "No, no.   That's not It nt   all,"   an-
I swered Abe;  "don't write    and fear
nothing."
A Time for Everything.—The timo
for Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc OU ls when
croupy symptoms appear In tho
children; when rheumatic pains beset the old; when lumbago, asthma,
coughs, colds, catarrh or earache attack either young or old; when burns,
scaldB, abrasions, contusions or
sprains come to any member of the
family. In nny of these ailments It
will give relief and work a cure.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Oreat Britain controls twenty-one
out of every hundred SQuaro miles of
the earth's surf act.	
Justloa ln Boraeo ls administered In
a most primitive manner. One way of
deciding between two disputants ls to
give each a large lump of salt These
lumps are dropped In water, and he
whose lump Is first dissolved ts decided to be ln the wrong. Or two lire
shellfish are placed on a plats and
lima Juice squeezed over them. The
verdict ls given according to whlck
man's Ash moves flrst
That woman Is a bore who whines
that ah* Is not properly appreciated,—
London (Bog.) Star.
\J   No   S4S
Abe Hummel, the New York lawyer,
who Ib known as a master of repartee,
ls to be credited with a new, pithy
and very much to the point retort.
The other morning, accompauylog a
client to court, the case at lBsue being
a breach of promise Bult for damages
based on letters written by the defendant, the counsellor had given a
leBson on morals to his client, when
the letter dejectedly remarked:—"Oh,
I know all about lt, Abe; tho same old
song, 'Do right and   four   nothing.""
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v''!"1.11 the country, and she waa
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mwnfrZ ■ T i0 Blt ont here m the
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WINNIPEG,   MAN.
This, ladles and gentlemen, Ib the
most remarkable collection of relics
In the world," Bald tho lecturer.
Here, for instance is tho skull of
Alexander the Great," ho announced.
Impressively, holding up a Bmall skull
selected nt random from n pllo on tho
table In front of him. "nut I nlways
Understood thnt Alexander tho Great
was a largo man," Bpoke-up a gentleman ln the audience. "Quito bo," replied tffe showman. "What I am
showing you Ib tho skull of Alexander
tho Great when a boy."
"An," says tho friendly critic ond
atlvlsor who haa boon favored with a
sight of the first poem of tho ambitious youth. "Very fine, indeed. Your
writing reminds mo of that of Tenny-
son." "Hcally!" exclaims tho delighted one of ambition. "Yoe, you
write a great deal llko ho did, except
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ViUfCOUVER, B.   C,  Nov. 4, 1905.
Mf. Leonard Courtney, in a letter
'to the London Times says;
"I have before me copies of letters
addressed by the consul-general of
■Japan in Australia to the prime minister of the comommvealth, and—as
a last resort—to Lord Hopctoun, offering on the part of his government
to agree on terms which should regulate the immigration of Japanese so
'ks to prevent the arrival of undesirable comers, but urging that Japanese
Should not be excluded en bloc by
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The consul-general gave reasons for
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For reading during convalescence
the British Medical Journal would
prescribe literature that cheers but
does not inebriate, and would con-
traindicate writers "whose style, like
that of George Meredith, puts a constant strain on the understanding of
the reader, or, like that of Mr. Maurice Hewlett, irritates by its artificial
glitter, or, like that of Marie Corelli,
annoys by its frothy impertinence."
Dickens should go well during convalescence—except "Pickwick," at
least in surgical cases, because of the
many side-splitting episodes whicll
would play havoc with the union of
parts. And for the same reason, in
order that healing granulations may
not be interfered with, we would absolutely interdict Mark Twain. Smiles'
"Self Help" is quite innpeuous; but
we should be cautious in recommending it, in order that the patient may
not thereby be led to meditate over
a misspent career, and to have suggested to him all the opportunities in
life he might have gpsped but did
not. A despondency might thus be
induced which would delay a restoration to health, and which might even
prove fatal. Thackeray (except
"Vanity Fair," which is a pessimistic
book) should go very well; "Pendeii-
nis" and "Barry Lyndon" will certainly entertain. The magazines of
the day are placid and cheering
enough; antl in them one will seldom
come upon a story sufficiently original or vigorous to excite anybody.
Punch will, of course, be always in
order—for its humor is of the soothing sort, which never arouses one's
risibilities, but keeps him always
within the decorous limits of a smile.
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Marriage.
Why, to be married
Is to bu hurried,
And daily worried,
And hourly Hurried;
As I love uot Btrife
Kor quarrelsome life
So I'll be single,
Nor witli life mingle,
For the ills and cares
A wife nlways bears,
Thu heartaches and jiaiu
To mc nro a bane:
And "I'll never wed,"
A young mnldcu snid.
A year sbo let pass,
Thou tliis able-wise lnss
Seut out wedtliug curds
To all her youth's pards,
Had the knot tight tied,
Now iu hnruess they ride.
—A Maiden
Mt. Pleasnut. Oct. 81, 1905.
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1CM_4IUS
KHat}
OPEN FOR BUSINESS, today,
Saturday,
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We throw open our doors to tho Public, in tlio the NEW STORE,
Saturday st 8 n. 111. sharp. Wo Ate reedy with tine of the largest and
bent stocks of merchandise ever offered tu the people of Vanconver at
little prices. We take tliis opportunity nf thanking ynu for past favors
during the 11 years we hnve been doing business on the corner Now
that we have at considerable expense built np n modern np-tothe
minute store—a storo thai is n credit to thn Best End of the City—wo
trust that you will pny us a visit tiiifl sec the wonderful transformation
that has tukeii place.
J. S. McLeod, TIcBeth & Co.,
Corner Westminster Ave. and Hastings St., East.
It'sj£ Your Interest
to watch our prices.   They please every one.
Fresh Enuch Eggs per doz 80c      Fancy Butter, creamery, ... .25o
Fine Potatoes at 90o       Fine Cheese, per ft l*">£c
Quaker Tomatoes, 2 for 25c; Quaker Peas, .1 for 25c; Fine Pears $1 a box
Our furniture Department
Velour Couches, nicely made,  for this week nt $6.     Beds for Old and Young.
Buy here aud save mouey.       The Store of Quality.
5T    W/ftUttrp, Westminster avenue &
.   1.   VV tX 11 £l*_C  Harrisstreet. Telephone 1266.
»«_•
We Save You
Money
on your Prescriptions. Test this
statement.
Public Drug Co.
TERRY & MARETT.
Arcade,    Hastings Street.
Telephone 1588. «
SAT Free Delivery to all prlB   I
of tho City. I
tCADE,   HASTINGS ST. Q
_ ____ooKi__se?n_H-*_>_3-- mam
New Fall
Millinery—the latest in Stylish
HATS
Ready-to-wear and Mnde-to-
Ordor, Beautiful Pattern Hats.
FINE   SELECTION    OF
WINTER   DRESS   GOODS.
DO IT NOW !—If not already a Subscriber to "Tbo Advocate" beoouie one I
uow.    Ouly $1 for 1.2 months.
W. W. Mersey
Royal Bank or Canada Building
Corner Seventh and   Westminster
Avenues, Mf, Pleasant."- •. '
BISCUITS! ******
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Another large shipment of tho celebrated HUNTLEY & PALMER
BISCUITS   just  arrived.     Fresh,  crisp,   and   nt  right   prices.
BUTTER l-OUR SPECIALTY.
Andrews Bros.,
2315 Westminster Ave.        ' Phone 935.
Woman's
Realm.
Embroidered .Trimming .on .Cache,
mire.
One of the heralded trimming ft.,i>
itures of cachemire gowns, which promises to be taken up with entnu..-
iasm, is an ajour or open embroidery
similar to that used on white linens
and lawns this summer. The effect
is altogether most pleasing and happy, as it gives the sort of dressiness
that is desirable, while at the same
time reserving that peculiar softness
and beauty of texture for which cachemire is so noted, and holding the
color scheme intact by using the self-
tones in the embroidery silk. That
contrasting effects will, in many cases
prove desirable, goes without saying.
It all depends upon the designs employed, and the effect aimed at.
Peach Blossom Redingote
As an example of an unusual elegance is a cachemire redingote costume, worn over a skirt of the same
in most exquisite peach-blossom tone
The upper skirt is of peau de soie
matching the caclhemirc, and has a,
cachemire flounce eighteen inches'
keep in solid eyelet embroidery, lien%-
med up upon the bottom with a biafc
bund of the silk. This redingote!
[alls over the top of the cachemire;
flounce in an easy manner, and is
tacked lightly with silk bridges, long
enough 'to ailow the coat's swing to
be unhampered. This coat is also
made with shaped fittings of silk,
forming long sections from neck to
its skirt bottom, which spread out
and taper in, as the lines of the figure
require. Between these sections of
silk the cachemire eyelet embroidery
fits perfectly, making an ensemble
that is most facinating. The rever
collar is of ajour cachemire entirely,
and lined with the same treatment.
White lace is the finish of the sleeves
and put on so as to cling to the arm.
The chemisette also corresponds.
There is an apparent close-fitted-
ness across the bust seen in fashion-
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Ashcroft
Potatoes
We have disposed of a carload
and are at the second car.
They are very fine! Give
us a trial.
SH ITH'S
Successor to W. D. Muir.
Junction of Westminster Road imd Ave.
'Phone 2058.
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A i readier came at a newspaperman
in this way: "You editors do not tell
tho truth. If yon did you could not live,
yonr pnper would be a failure." The
editor replied: "You are. right, uud the
minister whn will ut nil times and uuder
all circumstances, teil the truth ubout
bis church membership, alive or dead,
will not occupy his pulpit moro than bue
.Sunday, tiutl tlieu ho will find it necessary to leave town iu a hurry. The
press and tho pulpit go hand in hand
■vith whitewash brushes nud pleasant
words, magnifying little virtues into
big oues Tlio pulpit, the pen, aud the
gravestone are the groat saiut-makiug
triumvirate." The great minister went
nway looking very thoughtful, while
tho editor turned to his work, aud told
of tlio surpassing beauty of a bride,
when iu fact Bhe was homely as a mud
fence, itutl leading merchant, father of
tho bridegroom, would be it bankrupt
ere his debts were paid.—Exchange.
BAD STOMACH
MAKES BAD BLOOD.
You can't mako sweet butter In a foul
churn. Every farmer's wifo knows this.
Yonr stomach churns and digests the
food you eat, and If foul, torpid or out of
order, your whole system suffers from
blood poisoning. You will have foul
breath, coated tongue, bud taste, poor
appetite and a whole train of disagreeable symptoms. Dr. Piorce's Golden
Medical Discovery, which Is not a leverage compoicd of whisky or alcohol, being
entirely fre* from Intoxicants, is a groat
regulator and Invlgorutor of the stomach, Liver and Bowels.
" About t yuar arc I wns 111 with lilood pot-
•mili-ir," writes Mis.. Eveline Louis, of st
Walter Strouu liuttalo, .V. Y.   *l had what
Boomed to bo a small cold sore on my lip. It
became very atiitrr In uiipnarancfi and began
to _ure_.il until it nearly covered niy face. I
waa a frightful fitrht and could not so out-
_i.lt' tlie houiu because of my appearance. I
Used a hlootl medicine which dirt not slve
me any relief. Then I liiinun to take your
-olden Medical Discovery.' I was greatly
benefited wltb the (lr>t bottle and after taking the second bottlo waa completely cured.
The erysipelatous eruption tlluapptiarod and
ny blood was cleansed. My complexion ls
clear and fresh and I bare felt better tills
fear than I did for Homo time before.   l)r.
'levee's Golden Medical  Discovery fs certainly a most remarkable medicine."
Don't accept a substitute for a medicine
which performs such euros and wliich has
a uniformly successful record of nearly
forty years to iin credit. It's an Insult to
your Intelligence for a dealer to try by
over-persuasion to palm off upon you in
Its stead soma Inferior article with no
record to back lt up. You know what
you want; It ls his business to moot that
want.
$50
OOO S!VB* A.W.A~* ln cot>ie» or
The People's Common Sensa
lledlcal Adrlnor, a book that sold to the extent of 500,000 copies a few
Lean* ago. at fl.N) per copy.
iv.it year we fare away
130,000 worth of tlioiie Invalua-
Dld books. This year we ishall
fflvo away |T)0,000 worth of
them. Will you share lit tlil»
boDotlb? If so, n-iid only 31
one-cont stamps to covor cost
of in-iilliiir only for IkjoU in
stiff uaperoovtirs,or50 stamps
for cloth-bound. Address I)r.
E. V. Plorce, Buffalo. N. V.
Constipation although a littlo ill. bo
i big ones If ueRlectod.    '	
oU curat- cuustiputlon.
RAINCOATS
Raincoats will be most popular garments this Fall, and owing to tho
advance prices of the cloth, they will certainly be much higher.
BE WiSE AND BUY NOW, as nil our duplicate ordors will cost
more money.   Our assortment is new and   large:  $7.SO to $10.
OPENING NEW Overcoats aud Suits this weok: $7.SO to $25.
SCOTT'S TOGGERY,
THE G. D. SCOTT CO., Ltd.
433 Westminster Ave., Opp. City Hall.     i
At the End of the Day,   ,
There is uo escape by the river,
There is no flight by tlio fen;
We are compassetl nbout by the shiver
Of the night of their marching men.
Give a cheer I
For onr hearts Shall not give wuy.
Here's to n dark tc- morrow,
And here's to a brave today I
The tale of their hosts is countless,
Aud tho tain of ours i score;
But the palm is naught to the dauntless,
And file cause is more and more
Givo a cheer!
Wo mny tlie, but not give way.
Here's to a silent morrow,
Aud hero's to it stout today!
God has said: "Ye shall fail and perish;
Bnt the thrill ye have felt toulght
I shall keep iu uiy heart and cherish
When the worlds have passed in night."
Give a cheer I
For tho soul shall not givo way.
Hero's to the greater to-morrow
That is boru of a great today I
—Richard Hovey.
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
pllfies his happiness.
Tim Advocate is the brst advertising
medium where it circulates. Tel. B1405
able dinner gown models whether
the bodice is .half low in the neck or
quite decollete. It is quite optional
wi-rich of the two styles is selected.
Women will, of course, be guided by
the kind of necks they own if they
are capable of judging of their defects as well as their perfections.
Muir's Bakery
is the best place to get all kinds of
BREAD, CAKES, PIES and
PASTRIES.
'Phone 448.
GARVIN BROS.      g
False Creek j
Dairy       !
Cob. Front Stkbbt and
Wbstminster Avenue.
Milk and Cream
Wholesale and Retail.
Our premises nre clean and commodious, nnd we havo admirable
equipmeut and facilities for
handling milk. FALSE CREEK
DAIRY is well-known in tho
city.   Ask our custom,irs nbout
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. 0.
gets big ones If neglected.    Dr. Fierce'!
Piilli
Bargains
STILL COMING.  Manufacturers' Samples of
Women and Children's Winter Vests
Childreu's Winter Vests worth 20c for 16o
Women's Winter Uudervests, worth 25o for 1 Be
Girl's FlnnellettH Nightgowns worth (IOo for 70o
"   11.00 "  76c
Women's Flnnelettos Drawers worth 40c for 25o
" " " "      60c   "   86c
76 pnirs of Flannelette Blankets in white and gray worth |1 for 76c pnir.
Call nnd see us, we have a numorous lot of Bargains to show you.
J. Horner,
4O0 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
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To jump at every underprice offer that
is made, especially when buying your
Winter Suit or Overcoat. We know
our Suits are worth more than we ask
for them, but we prefer to take smaller
profit and do the larger business. That
we do the largest business no one can
gainsay—that wc sell the best Suits
and Overcoats in Canada you will know
if you try them.
Specials for this week
Suits at $15.00.
Raincoats, at $15.00,
r IT-REFORM.
Thomas FOSTER.     .....
553 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER. B. C.
Mail   Okdrbs   promptly   attended   tO.^Self-measurement
blauks aud samples seut on application.
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New Ready=to=
Wear and Dress
Skirts
Ladies' Rii.'idy-to-wear Skirts|.come in
unvy bine nud.blnck chiffon broudoloth;
Inix nud full plaited Btvlosjall sizes! Spleu-
did values nt «10, *13 and |15.\
Ladies'Fine Black Wool Voilt; Evening Skirt;
have stitched plcuts, straps end uiilliuer's folds
of self; splendid value at *Slii 00
MORE & CLARK,
303 Hastings street.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEI*lENT.
INDEPENDENT MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the New Weksmihbtbb
Mining Division, DlSTKlpT of New
Westminsteh. Where located—in
South Valley lu I ho Eastside of Squu-
uiish Chnunel, about six miles from
Squamish River aud five miles from
Suit Water, East of tbo Brittauniii
Group uud joius Charmer Claim to
tlio East.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, .Tosopli
Donald, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B00891, iutend, 60 days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpusu of obtaining a Crown Graut
of the above claim.
And further take ntitico thnt nction,
under section 87, must bo commenced
bofore the issnnuce of such Certificate
of Improvements
Dated this 2Bth day of Sopt., 1H05.
octl4. Joseph DONALD,
166 Teuth Ave., Vaucouver, B. C.
Timber Licences.
NOTICE is hereby given thnt, (10
days after date, I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lauds and
Works for permission to purchase the
following described lnnd, situated in
Coast District, Range 6:—
Beginning at a post at the Northwest coruer of Lot No. 606, and uniiketl
A. A. Seymour's Southwest Ooruef;
theuee North eighty chains; thence
Enst twenty chains; theuee South
eighty chains: theuee Wast twenty
chains to poiut of couunuiiccmeut; containing 160 acres more or less.
Located, October 2nd, 1006.
A. A. SEYMOUR,
oct28.        R. L. MclNTOsH, Agent,
ROOMURE
Dress & Jacket Cutting and Fitting.
Mits. Davie whilo abroad wns successful in receiving a First-cluss Diploma
from the Rod—.nre Dress Cutting Association, Glasgow.
She will tako clnssesfor learulug .this
system. For information cull St 2103
Seoond avonno, Fairview.
Get your work douo nt the
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
Frank Underwood, Propriotor.
BATHS-Bath room fitted with Porcelain    Bath    Tub    and  all   modern
conveniences.
Personal notices of visitors on
fit. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by "The Advocate."
SOCIETIES
****Whlch Meet on fit. Pleasaut
I. O. F.
Court Vaucouvor 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 3d and 4ttf
Mondays of onch month nt 8 p. m„ ill
Oddfellows' Hull. J
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Kanciek—J. B. Abarnethv..
Recoudinu Secretary—J. Hansen,
12 Seventh areniif, wend
Financial Secretary—M. J. Orebitir
3H i'rlncussslrei'l, City.   Te!c|>linnt> j
i. o. oTf.      ~
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 11)meet*evfrj
Tuesdav at 8 p. in , inOddfelloWs Hall
Westmiuster avenne,   Mt. PleiiSfint.   T
Sojourning brethren cordially invito!
to attend.
Noih.e Grand—G. W. Jnmicsnn.
Kucoroix ti Secret au y—F rani
Trimble.oor. Niuth nve. Jt Westmin'r rd
LADIES OF THYl-IACCAlBEES.
Alexandra Hivo No. 7, holds repula
Review 2d nntl 4th Mondi.ys of onul
month iu Knights of Pytbins Half
Westmiustor avenue.
Visitiug Ludies always welcome,
Lntly Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budlond
1116 Eleveuth aveuue, win
Lntly Record Keeper—Mis. J. Mnrtiu
Ninth avonno.
CANADIAN   ORDER   OF  CHOSE<
FRIENDS.
Vanconver Council, No. Dlla, niee{|
every 2<l aud  4th  Thursdays  of cue
mouth,   in  I   O. O. F.,   Hull,  Wcstj
minster uveune.
Sojourning  Friends nlways weieoiu«|
W. P. l'lowelliug, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
•J_-.'S IVe. im luster n remir.   Tel. 7110.1
C. & J. HARDY & CO.
Company,   Financial,   Pkkhs nud
Advektisjerh' Agknth.
30 Fleet St., Loudon, E.G.,  Knclmid
Colonial BuHiiiuHK a Specialty.       *
50 YEARS'
EXPERIENCE
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights &&
Anyone iondlni;.a iketnh and description mny i
■■''" —ir opinion freo wneth**-
   r pfttentjiblo.   Comm_.„,._   .
ttoillHtrlctlyoonlldGtitlti). n-nidii-injc on I'atwiitq
. 'I ID   KI'H'SSII_,.n   ■__.(-! "II  ailll    l|l.".l  tllLIIIII    tun/    1
qiilcklT ii-M-.-rt'iin our opinion freo wnetlim' *n j
Invention M probnbly r	
dent frt'i.. Oldest nuvnry for urcurliiK patAtiti,
l'atentfl takin throaah Mnnn * Co. reoelv* \
tpecial notice, without oparge, in tha
Scientific American,
A hnndsomol-f lllnittrAtod weakly.   ItM-fOnt etr- ,
enlist ton of any iialentlda Journal,   Torioa, 13 a
jfn.-ir: fmir months, fi. Sold by all nowidealm ,
& Co.3B1B™»««w-»' New York
Office. IP T BU WMhlimttin, IX C
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glectric^Ught
There are still a-number of houses within the
radius of our Electric Lighting system that are
using coal oil lamps.    This should not be.
The Electric Light is the safe light, the convenient ligbt, the cheap light. Once USED,
Always Used ; that is why we ask you to try it.
Call and see the Chief of the Lighting Department and talk the matter over.
B. C. Electric Railway Co. Ltd.
Corner Carrall and Hastings streets.
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