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 M-BwBOMl   Hi* ttoritr-in
Rubber Goods
Our stock is complete.   All goods guarnn teed
ouo yoar.
Free Delivery to any part of the city.   'Phone 790.
Devoted to th* interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three flonths 25c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
Always Something:
to interest you every werl. iu THE ADVOCATK
among the Local Items, *-H:« .i„..ii„:_ ittiua.
Woman's Realm, or tho Continued Utxxf. The
Advertisements will keep yon posted ou whwe
to go for bargains iu all linos.
The subscription price is within the reach of oil
Delivored anywhere iu the City, the Deminteii.
the United Stales or Great Britten for $1 m jam*
-Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 856.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   0.,   Saturday,   Feb   17, 1900.
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 40.
Local Items.
Tlm McOnaig Auction and Commis
tixxr Co., Ltd., next to Corueige Library,
J-fourtngs street, buy Furniture for Cash,
•o.xluct Auction Sales aud handle
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phono 1070.
The Muuioipal Oouuoil of South Vancouver will meet this Saturday
Tho annual meotiug of the Conservatives of Ward V will bo held on^Mon-
d»y evening uext iu Oddfellows' Hall.
Mrs. J. Martin will givo a ton in the
Interests  of  Alexandra   Hive   No    7,
L. O. T. M., the afternoon and evening
of Feb. 22d, at her home Niuth aveuue.
Mr. Williamson's now brick block
uext to J. S. McLood's now brick, is
Hearing completion; those two modern
business houses add much to the
appenrnnce of Westminster avenue.
Dentistry as we practice it is a serious profession,
involving education, carefulness and skill. Therefore we can not coin-
pete in prices with the ignorant, tbo careless or the unskillful. Comparison will show, however, that wo charge less than half as much as
most private practionors.
But you ask, Is the work as good? We reply, it
is bettor Iudeod, no dentist who tries to practice all the different
branches of dentistry cnn achieve such magnificent results as wo do
with our corps of skilled specialists
The Board of Works should have a
sidewalk laid from Smith's Grocery
corner to McClay's Marblo Works
corner, so people may go straight along
ou the castside of Westminster avenue.
Mr. aud Mrs. J. W. Jackson of
Seventh avonno and Quebec, expect to
move into thoir new resideuee, beiug
built at Kitsilauo Beach, about April
Pure 1.reai> Minorca Euhs for
hutching at moderate prices. .1 Grim-
mutl, corner 17th and Westmiustor aves
Miss Anna Burritt gnvo a, very delightful Valentine Party on Wednesday
at'terilbou, at iuo homo of hor parents
Mr, and Mrs. O. Burritt, Twolfth avenuo. "Progressive-wishing'' proved a
charming gnme: (be score cords wore
jprittisou hearts with a lovely Cnpid in
water colors ou the cover. Present:
Hisses Grant, O. Morrison, E. Sim, F.
Harford, G.Harford, L Copeland, G.
Copeland, H. Bjvcridgo, O. Lippsett,
L. I.ippsett, M. Mason, MoCaiuo, P.
Coll,us, Mestlames Nightingale, H.
Stevens, H. Harford. Refreshments
heart-shaped and dainty wore served.
B.v properly adjusted glasses Dr.
Howell at the Burrard Sanitarium Ltd ,
roliuvcB eye strain which onuses headache and other nervous troublos.
The Misses Verge gavo a very enjoyable Valentino Party on Wednesday
evening at tho homo of their pareuts
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Verge, 25ft Tenth
avenne. The emblem of the heart prevailed in tho game., aud refreshments,
lu the progressive games Miss Johnsou
nnd Mr. Bnt-terfleld won flrst prizes
while the consolation prizes went to
Miss G. Harford and Mr Siuklor,
Present: Miss M. Johnson, Miss ('.
Harford, Miss J. Kerr, Miss A. Verge,
Miss L. Verge, Miss M. Verge, Messrs.
Town, F. Buttcrliold, J. Ferguson,
A. Sinklcr, J. Littlo, R. S. Camunugs.
"The Advocato" wishes any carelessness iu delivery reported to the Oflico;
tolcphoiie iiUOd.
Mrs. M. Lcstor will opon her Juvenile
Dancing Class on Friday afternoon next
in Oddfellows' Hall, nnd will form an
Adult Class ou M . Pleasant next weok.
Mrs, Lester is a professional teacher,
aud touches the Dodsworth System of
New York.
Mrs Lester will be plensod to receive
all ladies interested ou Friday afternoon
betweou 4 and ti p. ni. Thero will an
exhibition of Fancy Daueiug aud
demonstration of the Dodsworth System
nt the reception.
Adult ClitssoH—for lieginners aud
advanced pupils—will opon Monday
evening Fob. 20th.
Tbe very latest styles in Canadian
nnd American makes uud designs in
Winter Shoos for Men, Women nnd
Children nt R. MILLS, the Shooniau,
119 Hastings streets, west.
A very delightful dauce was given on
Weduesday evening in Mason's Hall by
"Six of Us Girls." The reporter was
wrong last week iu saying the Young
Ladies of St. Michael's congregation
wero going to give the dance; it was
only "Six of Ub Girls" who got it up,
Tho hall was tastefully decorated for
the occasion; large glowing crimson
hearts gave the decorations the true
Valentine effect. The day and the crimson hoarts filled tho maidens and swains
with a radiauco of sweet sentiment.
The dances passed all too quickly and
the wee nma' came too soon. Thoro
were about seveiity-fivo oouplo present,
all in fancy costumes. Tbe ladies woro
white aprons trimmed with hearts,
whilo tho goatlenieu represented "hard
times" in thoir dross.
Personal notice's 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."
147 HastinffS St.  Telephone 1566.
Branoh Offices corner Abbott aud Hastings streets. Tel. 2022.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.;   Sundays 9 a.m.,   to 2 p. ni.
A delightful Valcutiue Party was
held at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Hutson, North Arm rond, ou Wednesday evening. Cards, daueiug music
and refreshments were pleasures
of tho oveuing. Present: Misses E.
Thomas, M. Hamilton, J. Graham, F.
Hutch. E. Hamilton, B. Preston, M
Mattock, M. Giuviu, A. Bindley, G.
G. Haywood, E. McOullough, A. Durie,
E Hutson, Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. Garvin, Mrs. Durie, Mrs.
Washbumo, Mrs. Crone, Messrs. Larson,
F. Pair, F.^Jprd, E. Purr, F. Healoy,
F. Meyors, I. Gibson, K. Wiuskill, B.
Gingsell, A. McDonald, A. M. Sherwood, G. Durie, F. Harris, J Carr, J.
Washburn, G. Preston, J. Hatch, W.
Thomas, F. Crime, Jas. Hatch, A.
Thomas, V. E. Hutson, J. Gibson
Most interesting nud impressive wns
tbe service iu connection with tho
Ordinnuco of Baptism ou Suuday eve-
uiug last in Mt. Plensaut Baptist
Church. Rov. H. W. Piercy .administered tho rites of baptism to Ihe following: Miss Lilly Triggs, Mr. Roy Lee
Mr. Frank Meuzios. After tho ceremony Rov. Mr. Picrcey preached a
most forcible sermon on Mnstory of
Jesus in nil phases of life and exhorting
obedience to the samo.
Get yonr Dancing Pntnps, Ladies'
Dancing Slippers, C'eutlenieu's Bod-
room Slippers, Patent-leather Shoes
of the Reliable Shoeman—R. MILLS,
110 Hastings street, west.
Tho Young Meu's Debiting Society
of St. Michael's Cnurch will debate on
the subject: "Resolved, that Cauada
should be Independent," on Monday
eveuing uext in tho Vestry Rooms of
the Chnrch. Ths affirmative loadois
will be Messrs. Odell and Bowers, nnd
ou tho negative side Messrs. J. Moyles
uud Sykos.
I'or Local News Read Tub Advocatm
The pastor, Rev. Herbert W Piercy,
will preach morning aud eveuiug on
Sunday. Moruiug subject: "Sonl
Wiuuiug Onr Responsibility." Evening subject: "Ye Are God'B
Tho Ordinance of Bolievor's Baptism
will bo administered during the eve
ning service.
Young Men's Bible Class at 2:80 p.m
Before starting on a shopping tour,
look ovor the advertisements in the
The pastor, Rov. A. E. Hethoringtou,
will preach Suuday morning on the
subject: "Making God Real," and iu
tho eveniug ou "Tho Choice Youug
All oro invited.
A pieco of a Life-preserver, from the
Valencia wreck, has beeu ou view in
"The Advocate" window this week,
nnd hns attracted much attention. The
material is somo light rushes autl would
soon bocoino soaked aud sink.
Read the Now York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this pnper, then go to
New York Doutal Parlors for your work
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital »3.000.000.   Reserves *H.437.000.
A General Banking Business
Savings Bank Department.
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Sub-Manager.
Road J. Horuor's Big Removal Sale
advertisement in this paper. Great
bargaius uutil stock is moved. Mr.
Horuer prefers to givo his patrons bargaius to paying for removing present
stock to new store.
Messrs. Chas. Homewood nud Wesley
Main have opened a Cigar and Tobacco
Store iu the late offico of Dr. H D.
Burritt, dentist, Westminster avenne.
Later in the season they will opeu a ice
cream parlor.
Ladles' and Children's plain sewing
neatly aud well-done, Mrs. Oullen, 2245
Westminster avenue.
Mr. H. P. DePencier has bought from
Mr. Jackson the corner Seventh avenue
nud Quebea street, and will build a
handsomo home in the near future.
Mr. Jas. N. Boult arrived home on
Saturday last, after a few months residence in Seattle and Tacoma.
TO RENT.—Flat of 7 rooms in brick
block; apply to W. D. Muir.
That a long felt want in Vancouver, an Academy managed by ladies,
will be supplied, was evidenced by Che
large gathering of ladies and children
who filled Pender .Hall on Saturday
afternoon last to welcome Mrs. M.
Lester, of Victoria, B. C, who has
opened a select Dancing Academy in
the spacious hall. Complimentary
remarks were heard on all sides upon
the graceful dancing of the pupils
wliich Mrs. Lester brought with her
from Victoria Academy, to give exhibitions of both ball room and fancy
dancing. The skirt dance by little
Dorothy Lester and Mildred Sarginni
was greatly enjoyed, a graceful Spanish dnnce by Mrs. M. Sargison and
Miss Ethel Smith received well merited applause, and the Highland fling
by Mrs E. Smith pleased so well that
it had to be given a second time. A
clear and concise demonstration of
the Dodsworth System of New York,
was given by Mrs. Lester and clearly
proved her right to be known as the
only Professional lady teacher of
dancing in either Vancouver or Victoria. The introduction of the new
three-step or "Portland Dip" brought
a delightful two hours to a close. Mrs.
Lester will be pleased to welcome
visitors every Saturday afternoon
from 2 to 4 o'clock. Miss Isabel
Mac Lean will be assistant in charge
and will shortly enter into partnership with Mrs. Lester.
Municipality of Smith Vancouver
NOTICE is horeby given thnt tho
Court of Revisiou for the Mnnicipality
of tho District of South Vaucouver for
henriug nil complaints against the
Assessment as made by the Assessor of
the said Mnnicipality, will bo hold at
the Municipal Hall, North Arm rond,
South Vaucouver, on Monday the
Twenty-sixth day of February, 19011, at
10 o'clock iu the foreuoou. Teu days
notice must be given of nil Appeuls
boforo said date.
W. G. WALKER, O. M. C.
Municipal Hall, Jau. 24th, 1906.
Select   Dancing
Mrs.   M.    LESTER.
Member National Association
Masters of Dancing
will opeu a JUVENILE OLA8S in
I.O.O.F.  Hall, Mt Pleasant,
FRIDAY, Feb. 28d, 4 to 6 p. ni,
Vancouver Academy: Pender Hall.
Victoria Academy: A. O.U. W. Hall,
Telephoue A1521 or A2897.
Our Spring Stock has just arrived, and we would
be pleased to receive your order.
As our stock is complete and our prices are always
• t\.  I LI- I   I m        STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Qinger Snaps
4 LbSa for 25c
Bargains in all other lines.
The Citv Grocery Co. Lt*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 280. Westminster Ave. A Princess Streot.
Large Navel Oranges, 25c per doz.
No. 1 Dairy Butter 25c Lb.     Good Creamery 30c Lb.
Piuoapple, 2 tius, 2oo. Peas and Tomatoes, 3 tins, 25c.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave,
'Phone 322
King's Heat flarket
I    R. Porter A Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.
I Wholesale and Retail
J1 Dealers in all kinds of Frissii and Salt Meats. Fresh Vegetablos always v
j1 on baud. Orders solicited front nil parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview. -,
I   Prompt Delivery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season. .
j l Tel. A1206
Tea Specials
Between Ordinary and Good Tea there is  a
greater   difference    than   that  ot  Price and
Quality.:~:::'::t**~*——~~     ~~"
GOOD TEA at 25o GOOD TEA nt 30o
The Greatest Difference is after Results, viz: Satisfied Customers.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints % I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4a9
For Salo at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotel* ar
delivered to your house.
(See Our Window.)
Regular price $5.50
Reduced, for a short time to $4.0O a pair
C. J. Coulter,
Mt. Pleasant.
24-15 Westminster A venue.
Telephone  1,160.
PS%> •W%*V«/%, *V^-Wt_^*. •%/*'%/%/%/%/%. -V^-Vtfc^**^-*^^^^ v»
At Extrncoriliiiaay Low Prices.       2000 yds.,  Prints iu   light   and dark
  ~~ " "■ •         colors, dots, stripes'and floral designs;
regular 10c, special ~i%c ynrd.
1000 yds., Prints iu light nnd dark
colors, in dots, stripes and floral designs; regular 8!jC, special 5c yd.
00 pieces of tho best English Cambric Prints, 82 inches wide, in  light antl
dnrk colors; regular 15c, specinl 12'<_c yd.
ADOQ5A   CC\      30,32 and 34 Cordova St.
.   i\\JJJ tA.  VV., Telephone 574.
BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICE, (Write for Cutaloguo.)
66 Hustings Street, West, Vancouver, B. O.
1  A SPECIAL OFFER, El3 AM for 2So s
*?   13P-LOknges of Lead!nit Vegetablesand dowersforSfio - Oitinn. Oucurabor, Reel,
™   l.e tuce. Carrot and itadlBb: Asters, Bweet MlgnonettOi rnusy, Petunia, Sweet
IViiK nnd Wil'l liiirdrn
; Wm. Remise Co., Ltd. SKg
Vancouver,  Winnipeg and Toronto.
Mrs. Mary Rowling, relict of the
late J. W. Rowling' died, at hor home
iu South Vnncouver, Thursday Feb.
16th, nt the ago of 73 years aud threo
mouths. The funeral will tako place
front tho family residence to-day (Saturday) at 2 p ni., and will arrive nt tlio
Cemetery nt 8:80 o'clock; Rov. Dr.
Robsou officiating. The funeral arrangements arc in charge of Armstrong &
Mr. Alexander Robertson of Central
Park,  died  suddenly   on  Weduesday
night, Deceased was 1111 old resident of
Ceutral Park, and was taken ill ou the
mad home Wednesday night aud died
before medical assistance arrived. Tho
funeral takes places to-day (Saturday 1
at 2 p. ui., from Center & Hauua's
Mt. Pleasaut residents sincerely hope
that the City Oounoil will not consume
so much timo "talking" of how the
Waterworks Department should be
run, that another summer nii'y purs
without adequate water supply will be
furnished Mt. Pleasant.
Force 2 pkgs. 20c •
Canada Flakes 2 pkgs. 25o
Malta Vita 2 pkgs, 2flc
No. 1 Navel Oranges 2iio doz.
Good I.auiiiinns 2~ic do/..
.'! tius Tomatoes for 25c
McKinnon & Gow,
140 Ninth Ave. Opposite No 3 Fire Hull
Telephone tiH4'i. Prompt delivery
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover nnd Timothy  Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry nud Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Hollv Chick Food,   Beef sumps, Etc.
Tek'iilione    J ti :i 7.	
Boot and Shoemaking
nud Repairing done nt
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2'*)1 Westminster aveuuo.
For a Game ol
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
Mt. Ploasant.
ROOM presents the most brilliantly gorgeous flight in British
sparkles there like a necklace of
Diamonds.    Huve you seen it?
Corner Hastiugs and Oranviile 8t«.
Official Watch Inspector O. P. R.
Changes for advi rtisoineuts should be
ln before Thursday noon to insure their
For   local   news  subscribe     for   THE
ADVOCATM only gl for 12 months.
DO IT NOW I—If not alroady a Subscriber to "Tho Advocato" bocomo one
uow.   Ouly *i for 12 months.
Get Our Prices
 on  Enamel,  Tin aud Wooden ware.
We can save money for vou!
Fancy Toilet Sets from $2 a set up.
See our Stock Pattern Dinner Ware—we have
a large selection to choose from.
Buchanan & Edwards
662 664 Granville St. 'Phoue 2021.      %
See When Your Lodge Meets
The :.'d uml ub Mondays of the month
Court Vancouver, 1. 0, F., moots nt
ti p iu.
Mt, Pleasnnt Lodge No. m, I.O.O.F.
meets nt H p. in.
Vauoouver Conncil  No. 2llu,  Can-
iit'tinn Order of Chosen  Friends meets
the 2d aud itti Thursdays ol the month,
Alexandra HlvoNo 7, Lndies of tho
Maccabees holds it-, regular meetings on
the 1st, und lid Fridays of tho mouth
Young Peoples Societies.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at I.', minutes tu ,,   every   Sunday
evening ill   Advent Christian   (.lunch,
Seventh nveuue, neur Westnt'r avo.
Epwortli   League qf   Mt.    Plensimt
Methodist Church meets at 8 p. in.
B, y. P. U., moots   in   Mt.   I'lrasanl
Baptist Chnrch al H p. m.
The Y. P. S. 0. E., meets at 8 p. m
■u Mt. Plensosniit Presbyterian Church
Royal Crown
thk Brut ut nir. World. Drop
us a post curd uSkiug for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
lind   freo   for   Rival Caowa
Soap wkappkiw.
The Canadian
Bank0F Commerce
Deposits of < ink Dollar nud upwards
received and interest allowed thereon.
If you miss Tun aiivol-atk you miss
the looal uews.
Hank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Busiuesi
OFFICE HOURS: 10a. m. to S p. n
Sa irniMVs: 10 a in. to 12 m., 7 to 8 p.m.
East End Branch
ui Westminster     O. W. DURRANT.
aveuue. Man__uer.
Advertising aa tbe edweatian of the
purchaser nf the morlte of different
that which adds to bin comfort nod am-
oonsumer,    It  Informs the prospective
,'."■ t;   and  Iu-Iiikii hlni  Inlo touch will.
plltles ins happiness.
Tin: AnvniATK is the best advertising
medium where it cmulato*. Tel. BMQt »4-M^T»TT»f4»»-»»»s)Us>»»-M^»»*f44«fsM4^H~f4^M-»
j Linked by Fate j
Author of *** The Verdict of the Heart," " A Heritage
of Hate," "Nell of Shorne Mills," "Paid
For," "A Modern Juliet," Etc.
Continued from last week.
For a couple of dnys the weather
remained fine, then the wind changed
and grew rough. His cramped position, the solitude of the sea and tho
glare of its sun-flecked surface, which
produced an almost intolerable burning of the eyes, began to tell upon
him. His small supply of water was
rapidly diminishing, and he had to
put himself on short rations.
On the fourth duy be caught himself holding snatches of conversation
with Nina, but shook himself and
tried to pull himself together; but
again nnd uguin he relapsed into
this form of delirium, and when the
trading schooner, I'.l'fcu Anne, bound
for the port ol London, almost run
down tho ce.noe, it. picked up a half
crazy man -who laughed and cried in
a breath and implored the captain
with frantic gestures und broken accents, to put the ship nbout and
search  for  "Nino."
The captain *.as a good-hearted
fellow, and, thinking that there
might be a ba»is of reason in the
castaway's ravings, he hove about
for somo tin.!! in the lutitudo in
which the can-30 had been found, but
he came acroffl nothing to reward his
humanity and while Mannering was
prostrated In his bunk with brain
fever, the Eliza Anne got on her
course agai^i und made for London.
Throe months later Mannering wus
one night wandering along the
Strand. It was just after eleven and
the theatres were pouring out their
crow-is into the already congested
thoroughfare. Mannering had not
reached London destitute, for, all unconsciously, he hnd brought with him
the small amount of money he had
with him on the Alpina; but he had,
sinco hi? disembarkation, lived with
little rjgard for comfort or appearances: and as ho moved slowly with
the crowd he looked, in his old serge
suit and weather-stained cap, so
much like a tramp that now and
again the policemen eyed him with
something like suspicion and one had
actually bidden him "move on."
Mannering obeyed mechanically,
looking neither to the right nor the
left, but drifting aimlessly with the
crowd which surged along tho wet
puvoment. The crush, the noise of
the rabs and carriages, the shouts
of th* 'bus conductors and the tulk
and laughter of the people acted as
a narcotic and soothed him after a
fashion. But in the midst of the turmoil he could hear the boom of the
sea on the sands of the island and
hear Nina's voico calling to him
"Dinner is ready!" or "Will you
bring nie some wood for the fire?"
and the commonplace phrases took
to themselves a mystic, sacred, significance.
Presently he found himself brought
up rgains't the Gaiety Theatre. The
peoplo were just streaming out and
Mannering was standing by a lamp
post waiting for an opportunity to
go on, nud, looking absently at the
beautifully dressed women and the
"smart" men omerging from tho illuminated doorway when one of tho
gentlemen said:
"Hi, niy man, will you get a cab
for us?"
Mannering looked round and saw
that tho request was addressed to
him by a gentleman by whom a lady
richly dressed was standing. A
grtm sense of humor seized Mannering, for he knew them bolh. and he
forced his way dowu the street and
got a cab.
"Thanks!" said tbe gentleman, and
he held out a shilling; then, as Munnering laughed mirthlessly, the gentleman threw up his heutl and looked
at the supposed cab-runner, and
broke Into a low exclamation ol
"Manneringl Good Heaven!" he
cried; and before Mannering could reply or rtep away, tho gentleman
caught hfm by the arm antl, turning
to the lady, said in eager consternation:
"Blanche, it Is Mannering! Get into tho cab; I'll follow."
Ho still kept his grip of Mannering's arm, and when the lady, too
startled to do anything but stnro nt
tho pair, had gone, he called another cab nnd almost pushed Mannering
toward it.
"Get ln. get In, for Heaven's sake!"
he said. "Why, Mannering. you, and
here in London, and in this—this
slate! Why, we all thought you'd
gone to Australia. We've been searching for you. What's happened?
You're 111, nnn't you? Where have
you been? What— But you shan't
answer any questions till I get you
Mnnnering guzed before hiin at tho
crowd with Its canopy of umbrellas,
tho Hashing, ever moving lights ol
tho cabs and carriages. This ninn's
voice was like a voice from the life
of the past—the past he had left bo-
"I was wrecked, Letch ford," ho
snld, hoarsely, as if he hud only just
been picked up in the canoe.
Sir Charles Lelchford looked at
him keenly, curiously, and not u little pityingly.
"Wrecked! But, no, you sha'n't
tell me till wo get home. Havo a
cigar,  old chap!"
It wns a subtly wise and kind suggestion. Mannering's hand closed ue
tho cigar, nnd lighting it he leant
back und smoked himself into calmness; he had not been able to afford
a cigar for the last fortnight.
Tho cab drew up at one of the
handsome houses in Slonne Court
nnd Sir Charles led Mannering Into
the dining-room. It wus as exquisite as modern taste and lavish
expenditure could make It. sir Charles looked round.
"Blanche— Vou remember her?
Wo were married two months ago—"
Mannering nodded In nn absent way,
and Sir Charles sennned him, aghast.
"She hns gone to her room. Come
to my dressing-room nntl havo a
wush. Supper is laid. Tho servants
have gone to bed."
He took Munnering to his dressing-
room, then went into the bed-room
to Lady Lctchford.
"Great heaven, Blanchel" he exclaimed. "I scarcely know hlin! I
took him for a tramp.   Tha man bag
aged, is broken down—looks as if
he were drugged! Vou remember
what he was!"
"Poor fellow! Oh, yes, I remember! Of course I roniomber. Hid—did
you tell him, Charles?" she asked in
a low voice.
"No! There hasn't been time! He's
washing bis bunds. Vou must help
me,  Blanche,   I'll go to him!"
He found Munnering seated nt tho
dressing-table absently fingering the
silver-backed brushes, and took him
down to the dining-room. Ladj
lilnnche, in the splendor of her evening dress, came to meet him cordially but half foarfully, for there was a
strange, hunted, strained look in h s
"1 am so glad to see you back, Mr.
Mannering. And of course you remember me—lilnnche Fuvnsoin"—she
blushed as sho gave her niuiden-
name—"Judith Ormc's grout friend,
you know."
Mannering's eyelids flickered us ho
bent over her hand.
"1 remember," he said in the deep,
hollow voice with which he hatl spoken since the day of his great loss.
"Sit down," said Letchford, with
a warning glanco at his wife, a
glance that said, "Let him alono for
a time; leave him to me."
Mannering did not look down at
his unsuitable attire, did not appear
conscious of himself or his surroundings, but sank into the chair 'and
accepted a plate of tho soup which
had been kept warm at the fireplace.
"Rattling good pieco at tho
Gaiety," said Lctchford; and ho went
on to spoak of it, addressing his
wife rather than Mannering, and
studiously avoiding looking at him.
Munnering got through his soup
and somo cutlets in silence, glancing
in tho same absent-mi ndod, preoccupied way at his host and beautiful hostess. Presently Lady Blancho
roso, but her husband signed to hor
to remain,
"Don't go, Blanche," he said with
tho nervousness of tho man who relics on his wife in dillicult moments.
"Wo want to have a chnt with Vane.
Now, old chap"—he leaned forward
and laid his hand on Mannering's
arm—"tell  us your adventures!"
Mannering looked from ono to tha
otner, first with a kind of suspicion,
then blankly, and he sighed, the sigh
of a man who has been living to himself for months.
"Adventures? I haven't hnd any.
Ah, yes; I was wrecked. The Alpina
lost her course, struck and went
"Good Lord! And you—you wero
picked up?" exclaimed Letchforc".
Mannering was silent for a moment
thon ho said, as if mechanically,
"Yes; 1 was picked up!"
"Hut you Bufleieti a great deal? I
can see that you did. Vou—you look
the shadow of your former self,
Vano! Vou must have had a bad
"Yes—I suffered," assented Mannering, staring at tho table-cloth and
lingering his fruit-knife. "Oh, yes—
I suffered!"
"And was no one else saved?" asked I_ctchford.
"No—no one else was saved. She
—" His voice died away, and his
head sank on his bosom.
Lady Lctchford leant forward, all
tender pity and anxiety; but Lctchford rose and got somo cigars.
"Smoke, old man," ho said.
"Blanche doesn't mind; In fact, she
likes it."
Mannering took the cigar as eagerly as ho had taken tho one offered
him in the cob; and as ho smoked his
faco cleared of some of its gloom.
"And—and so you camo to London?" said Lctchford with seeming
I'lisiialiu'ss. "And havo you seen anyone, any of your people, tho Loa-
borough lawyer, anyone?"
"No, no one," said Mnnnering.
"That's—that's strange, and—and
it's a pity!"  murmured Lctchford.
Mannering raised his eyes. "Why?
Why should I seo them? I didn't
want money. I have somo still left."
He put his hand ln his pocket and
took out a few, a very few, shillings.
Letchford stilled an exclnmatipn.
"My dear fellow, my dear Vane!
Do you mean to say that you havo
boon wandering about London in
poverty, in—in this condition; and
that you didn't know—oh, good
Lord,  help mc,   Blanche!"
Her face (lushed as she leant forward and put her while hand on
Mannering's hard but shapely one.
"Mr. Mannering, Charlie is trying
to tell you something, lo break
something to you: and ho wnnts me
to help him. And I don't know
howl"—pitoously—"but I must try.
I must try, and you—you must be
patient with me."
Mannering looked at hor with scant
interest, and with a sigh iho went
"You have not bcon down to Los-
Mannering shook his head.
"No; why should I?"
"I know that you and your uncle,
Lord    Lesborough,     wero   not—good
friends,"    she   said,  "but I thought
you  might have  gono    down,  might
have heard—"
Mannering (hook hia head again
"No.     I've * not   hoard    anything.
What is Hi"
Lctchford rose and went to Mannering's till, and laid a hand, at
ones soothing and wurning, upon his
"It'a—It's bad news, Vance," ho
said, gravely. "Pull yourself together.   Tlio oarl's  dead!"
Mannering nodded and hi* lips
"I'm sorry," ho said in his deep,
hollow voioe. "I—I—liked the old
man, though we never got on together. He thought me too independent—I wouldn't accept his money.
Poor old fellow! He was u good
sort! Dsadl And so Augustus is tho
Earl of Lesborough!"
Letchford drew a long breath,
shrugged his shoulders and looked
helplessly towards his wife, and of
course aha cams to his relief.
"There is still—worso sews, Mr.
Mannering," the said ln her tweet,
gentle voice. "Lord Augustus and
his boy—you remember him, ho was
at Eton7   You were fond of him."
Mannering nodded.   "Yes; nice boy,
farry. Ths only one of the family
cared for," he said, thoughtfully.
"—Wore going down to the funeral.
"There was an accident to the
train," Letchford took up ths bur-
don of tha story as hor voice faltered and broke. "A bad accident. Fifteen killed. Amongst 'em was—was
Augustus and his boy—"
Mannering looked up and from ono
to the other.
"Kllledl Ths boy killsdl I'm—I'm
■orryl" His voice grew hoarse. "A
Sloe boy; ws were great friends!
The husband and wifo oxchanged
glances and Letchford's hand closed
more firmly on Maanoring's shoulder.
"Yes, it's bad, shocking bad!" hs
said, slowly and impressively. "And
—and it alters things for you, old
man, doesn't lt!"
Mannering looked round at him.
"Alters things?   How?"
"Good heavens, don't you see,
don't you understand I" said Letchford. "The old carl is dead, and Augustus, and tho poor boy, and so—
and so—"
"Mr. Mannering, you are the Earl
of Lesborough," said Lady Blanche
In a low voice.
Mannering looked from one to tho
othor dully, then he bognn to tremble,
and presently his head wos bowed in
his hands, and his groat, gaunt
frumc wus shaken by tearless sobs.
Ths storm did not break upon Nina
upon her raft until the favoring
wind had carried her far out to sea;
and it may safely bo said that sho
did not realize tho rash nature of her
enterprise until the first Hash of
lightning ond the first clap of thun-
■der; for, liko most of bur sex, she
hnd acted on the impulse of tho moment, and without counting the cost.
But os tho sky grew inky black
and broken only by the weird streaks
of lightning, terror nnd remorse assailed ber in equal proportions; terror on her oivn account, remorse on
Mannering's; for here she wns on the
raging sea, and she ,luud left him ta
the awful solitude of the i   nnd.
She had picked up enough of seamanship to lower her' sail, and she
lay, or rather crouched, on the raft,
drawing tho sail over hor to afTord
her partial protection from the rain
and the wind. Presently sho felt rather than saw that the raft was becoming disintegrated, nnd, rising to
her knees, she reached for the sheet,
tho ropo attached to tho sail, and,
winding it round ber, fastened lt to
a oouplo of the poles of which the
raft was composed. Sho did this mechanically, and after, half unconsciously, asking herself what V tn-
noring would do if ho were ln her
plight. It was singular how, even in
this moment of her solitude and extremity, she relied upon him.
It was well that she had taken this
precaution, for, tho storm growing
more furious, tho ruft soon aftor
broke up and she found herself floating on tho smaller portion. Tho
howling of the wind, the dull roar
of the sea deafened, and the salt and
spume of tho waves blinded her, and
sho closetl her eyos and prepared for
death; but Instead of tho death which
she would huve welcomed there fell
upon her a kind of swoon, the stupor
of exhaustion and torror.
The storm fell as suddenly as it
had arisen, and shs opened her eyes
to see the sun shining through a
thick mist. The sea was quite calm
now nnd the logs to which she wns
tied floated almost motionlcssly. Sho
was parched with a thirst which
made hunger of no account, and she
know, in a subtle fashion, that her
brain was giving way. Just as Mannering had done, she found herself
talking and holding conversations
with him; sho went through the wholo
of the marriago- coremony with hiin,
re-enncted the scenes in tho saloon,
lived over again tho life in the island. Then she fell into a profound
unconsciousness, but after a time sho
came to again, and found thnt sho
was still floating in this dreum-like
mist. Her whole past life seemed liko
a dream. Was this wide sea, tho island, her marriage, only n dream?
How long she floated uu the calm
mill-pond of a sea she did not know,
but presently the mist was penetrated by the sound of music. With closed eyes she listened. Wns she dead,
and wns this the music of the heavenly ohoir? If so, she wns at rest in,
the bourne from whence no traveler
returns. But Mnnnering, her husband
—ho was still on his desolate island.
Oh, how could she hnvo left liim!
The music grew louder and more
distinct, and it Beamed to her moro
earthly; she heard a voice, a deep,
stentorian voice, call: "Man overborn ill Stop her!" Then hor souses
slipped from hor slowly, cosily, and
when thoy returned and shs opened
her eyes again they mot the pitying
ones of a young girl who bent over
hor with anxiety eloquent ln every
curve of her body.
"Are you bettor? Caa jrou understand? Oh, I hope you have come
to!" said ths voice belonging to th.
"I—I am hotter," said Nina; aad,
as If it wen- a formula, shs asked,
"Where am I?"
"On board the Island Queen—ons of
the Weldon Line, you know," replied
ths voles.
Nina did not know, but shs sighsd
snd turned her head away.
A Clever Hlni.
Mrs. A.—There are times when I
wish I were a man. Mr. A.—For Instance? Mrs. A.—When I pass a milliner's window and think how hippy I
could nitke my wlfs by giving ber a
new bonnet.
-fearful   I'lUishment   That   Obtul,,.„l
Under Old EuirlUli I.uw.
Under the old English law if a prisoner stood mute and fulled to plead to
tbe indictment n jury was Impaneled
to determine whether his conduct enme
from obstinacy or from n natural impediment. According to Blackstone, if
tbe prisoner wns found to be obstinately mute and the indictment was
for high treason it was settled that
his silence was equivalent to a conviction and that judgment and execution
Bhould follow. This same rule applied
to petit larceny and mlsdemeauors, but
upon appeal or indictments for otlier
felonies or petit treason, according to
the ancient law, the prisoner was not
deemed convicted; but, because of his
obstinacy, he received "the terrible
sentence of penance or peine" and was
pressed to death.
Blackstone thus describes this punishment: "That the prisoner be remanded to the prison from whence be
cume and put ill a low, dark chamber
und there be laid on his back on the
bare floor, naked unless decency forbids; that there be placed upon his
body as great a weight of Iron as he
could boar and more; that he Bhould
have no sustenance, save only ou tbe
first day three morsels of the worst
bread, and on the second day three
drafts of standing water that should
be nearest tbe prison door, and in this
situation this should be alternately
his daily diet till he died or (us anciently the judgment ran) till he answered."
During the trials for witchcraft ln
New England a respectable citizen being so nccused, knowing that by reason of the excitement of the times a
plea of not guilty and trial would result In a conviction with confiscation
of property, end the same judgment
would follow a plea of guilty, refused
to plead, thereby preventing a conviction and enabling his family to retain
his property. Tbe court ordered that
he be pressed becnuse of his obstinacy.
The order was curried out and tbe
victim died.
The  Ape  of  Apult'iusi—A   Doff  Actor.
Wise Units  and  Elephants.
Apuleius says that In the spring
fetes of Isis, tbe forerunners of the
Itoninn cumival, he saw a monkey
with a straw hat and a Phrygian tunic.
But monkeys do not seem to bave
been popular In Rome. The cleverest
of all the animal performers were of
course the dogs, and one showman
had the Ingenious Idea of making u
dog act a part In a comedy. Tbe effects of a drug were tried ou him, the
plot turning on tho suspicion tbnt the
drug wus poisonous, while, in fact, It
was only a narcotic. The dog took
';kc piece of bread dipped In the liquid,
swallowed lt uud began to reel and
stagger till he finally fell on the
At the right moment be began to
move very slightly ns lf waking out
of a deep sleep. Then he raised his
head, looked tiround, jumped up und
'■un joyously to the proper person.
The remark that animals do not grow
wiser with age is contradicted by the
unblt of elephants, noticed even lu
ii'ilent times, of ranking the young
ine.-i cross n ford first. The officer who
superintended tie ciubi.rktiiioii of the
elephants sent from India to Abys-
.liulu ftr use In Lord Napier's campaign tells how one ok! elephiint volunteered to drive all the others on
boui'd. His services were Invaluable,
but when they hnd nil embarked and
he was Invited to follow tbem be firmly declined nnd bad to, he left ou shore.
I myself huve noticed the acquired
caution of the older tings of Constantinople, wblcb left untouched the crusts
I threw them, while tbe young ones
ate them ravenously. A Greek native
lold nie thnt tliis wns becnuse Europeans were lu the cruel hnblt of throwing poisoned bread to the street dogs;
hence the old ones, having seen the
bnd effects on their companions, refused to ent bread thrown by Europeans, thoui!li they took It readily from
nny Turkish boggnr who shared his
scanty fare with tbem.
The Chatham Incubator and
Brooder has created a New Era
in Poultry Raising*
.j     The setting Hen as a Hatcher
has been proven a Commercial
The Chatham Incubator and
Brooder has always proved a
Money Maker.
A Light, Pleasant and Profitable Business for Women
Many women aro to*day making an independent living and putting by luonoy every
month raining poultry with a Chatham Inuu-
Any woman with a littlo leisure timo at her
disposal can, without any previous experience
or without a cent of casii, begin tiio poultry
business and muko money right from the start.
Perhaps you have a friend who Ir doing so.
If not, wo can givo you the names of many who
■started with much misgiving only to he surprised by tlio ease and rapidity with which tho
prollts camo to thom.
Of course, success depends on getting a
right start. You must begin right. Vou can
nevor mako any considerable money us a
poultry raiser with liens us hatchers. Vou
must havo a good Inoubator and Brooder, hut
this means in tho ordinary way an investment
wliich, perhaps you are not prepared to mako
just now, and this is just whoro our special
oiler comes in.
If you are In earnest, wo will aot yon up in
tho poultry business without a cent of cash
down. If wo were not euro that tho Chatham
Incubator and Brooder Is tho best and thnt
with it and a reasonable amount of effort on
your part you are suro to mako money, wo
would not make the special offor below.
THE SETTING HEN—Her failures
have discouraged many a poultry raiser.
You can make money
raisind chicks in the right
way—lots of it.
No one doubts that thore Ih money In raising
ohiokens with a good Incubator and Brooder.
Usors of the Chatham Inoubator and Brooder
have all mado money. If you still cling to tho
old Idea, that you can successfully run a poultry
business using the lien as a hatcher, wo would
liko torsasou with you.
In the first place, we can prove to you that
your actual cash loss in eggs, wliich the 20 lions
-ihould lay during the timo you keep thom
hatching and brooding, will bo enough to pay
for a Chatham Incubator and Brooder fn five
or six hatchos, to say nothing whatever of tho
larger and bettor results attained by tho use
of the Chatham Inoubator and Brooder.
If you allow a hen to set, you lose at least
oight weeks of laying (threo weeks hatching
aud live weoks taking cure of the chickens), or
say in tho oight weeks sho would lay at least
three dozen eggs. Lot the Chatham Incubator
on tho hatching, whilo the huu goes on laying
Our No. 3 Incubator will hatch as many eggs
as twenty sitting lions, and do it bettor. Now,
hero is a question in arithmetic :—
If you keep 20 hens from laying
for 8 woeks, how much cash, do       *
you lose if each hen would hare
laid 3 dozen eggs, and eggs are
worth 15 cents por dozen.     Ans.—$9.00.
Thoreforo, when tho Chatham Incubator is
hatching tho numbor of eggs that twenty hens
V>uld hatch, it is really earning in cash for you
$il.00, besides producing for your profit chicks
by tlio wholesale, and Doing ready to do the
samo thing over again tho moment each hatch
is off.
Don't you think, therefore, that it pays to
keep the hons laying and let the Chatham
Incubator do the hatching!
There are many other reasons why the
Chatham Incubator and Brooder outclasses
the setting hon.
The hen sots when she Ja ready. Tho Chatham Incubator is always r_ady. By planning
to take off a hatch at the right timo, you may
have plonty of broilers to sell when broilers
are scarce and prices at the top notch. If you
depend on the hen, your chicks will grow to
broilers just when every other hen's chicks aro
being marketed, and whon tho price is not so
Tho hen Is a caroless mothor, often leading her
chicks amongst wet grass, bushes, and in places
whore rats can confiscate her young.
The Chatham Brooder behaves itself, ls a
porfeot mothor and very rarely loses a chick,
and is not infested with lice.
Altogether, thero is absolutely no reasonable
reason for continuing bhe nee of a hen as a
hatchor nnd evory reason why you should
have a Chatham Inoubator and Brooder.
We are making a very special offer, which
It will pay you to investigate.
Small Premises Sufficient
For Poultry Raising.
Of course, If you have lots of room, so mnch "Gentlemen,—Tour No. Ulncubator is all
KL&-.S. bllt mun? ,a m?" Hi w,onmn »re right 1 am perfectly satiiiled with tt. VTill
h»^V_f ?naBUCCniflf.li1 ™*P"S?Wla POnMBT get a larger one from you next year. H. M.
business in a small city or town lot. Anyone Locuwood, Lindsay, Out."
wibh a fair sized stable or shod and a small ••nMti-™«« t *Vi i, h*M. t „. „.~,. n**
yard oan raise poultry profitably. _ G^ntl?me1n,~;1 JhiriTk 5?fe Incubaf°r ?n(J
Bnt to make money quickly* you must get SSSfiijLff ^W.S^tKLS&tcffl$
away from the old idea of trying to do business   threo n&tohe8- R-s- *l«minq, PlatUville, Ont.
with setting hens as hatohers.   You must get a      Couth, men,—I had never seen an incubator
Chatham Incubator and Brooder. until I received yours.   I was pleased and sur-
To onable everybody to get a fair start In the prised to get over 80 per oent., and the ohickons
right way ln tho poultry business, wo make are all Btrong and healthy. A child could
_ very special ofror which lt is worth your operate machine successfully. Jas. Day, Rath-
while to investigate. woll, Man."
We can supply you quiokly from our distributing warehouses at Calgary, Brandon, Reglna,
Halifax, Chatham.   Factories at Chatham, Ont., and Detroit, High.
You Pay us no Gash
Till After 1906 Harvest
No. 2-120 Eggi K
No. 3-240 Eggs
success has encouraged many to tnakg  .
more money than they ever thought     j
possible out of chicks. *
Every Farmer Should
Raise Poultry
Almost every fanner "keeps hens,"' bnt.white
he knows t .hat there is n certain amount of profit
In the business, even when lotting it take core
of itself, few farmers are aware of how muoh
they are losing every year by not getting into
the poultry business lusucha way oa to makt
real money out of it. , „, .
The Hotting hon as a hatcher will never be a
commercial succor. Her business is to lay
eggs and sho should bo kept at it. The only
way to raise chicks for profit is to begin right,
bv installing a Chatham Incubator and Broodor.
With such a machine you can begin hatching
on a largo scale at any time.
Vou can only get one crop off your fields in
a year, bub with a Chatham Incubator and
Brooder and ordinary attention, you can raise
Ohiokens from early Spring until W'i.itor and
have a crop every month.   Think of it I
Quite a row fanners have discovered that
thoro is money in the poultry business and have
found thia branch of farming so profitable that
thoy have installed Bovoral Chatham Incubators andBroodere after trying tho fi -t.
Perhaps you think that it requires a great
deal of time or a great deal of technical knowledge to raise chit-kens with a Chatham Incubator aud Brooder, lf so, you aro greatly mistaken. Your wife or daughter can attend bo
the machine and look aftor the chickens without interforiug with their regular household
The market Is always good and prices are
nevor low. The demand is always in excess of
the supply nnd at certain times of the year you
can practically get any price you care to ask for
good broilers. With a Chatham Incubator and
Brooder vou can start hatching at the right
time to bring the chickens to marketable
broilors when the supply is vory low and the
prices accordingly high. This you could never
do with hens as hatchers.
Wo know that there is money in the poultry
business for every farmer who will go aoout it
right. All you havo to do is to get a Chatham
Incubator and Brooder and start it. But perhaps you are not propared just now to spend
th"' money. This is why we make the special
We know thore Is money iu raising chickens.
We know the Chatham Incubator and
Brooder has no equal.
We know that with any reasonable offort on
your part, you cannot but mako money out of
the Chatham Incubator and Brooder,
We know that we made a similar offer last
year and that in evory case tlio payments were
met cheerfully and promptly, and that in many
cases money was accompanied by letters expressing satisfaction.
Therefore, we have no hesitation In making
this proposition to every honest, earnost man
or woman who mny wish to add to their yearly
profits with a small expenditure of time and
Tliis really means that we will set you op ln
the poultry business so that you can make
money right from the start, without asking for
a singlo cent from you until after 1900 harvest.
If wo knew of a fairer offer, wo would make 1^.
Write us a post card with your name uuswr
address, and we willsendyou full partioolara,as
well as our beautifully illustrated book, '* How
to mako money out of chicks." Writo to-day
to Chatham.
Winnipeg, New Westminster, B.C., Montreal.
limited, Dept No. 235, CHATHAM, CANADA
us quote
prices on
a good Fanning
Mill or good
Farm Scale.
Scarlatti, one of the greatest musicians of big day, ls now known only
by the "Cat Fugue," a comical Imitation of tbe mewing of cats.
Beer ls spoken of by Xenophon In
his history of the retreat of tlie ten
thousand. It waa well known to tho
Homans as tbe beverage of northern
Too   As.l.laon..
Her—My only objection to Mrf.
Pryor Is that she's a buslneis woman.
Him—Indeed! Wbat business Is sbe
engaged  la?   Her—BYerjbodj'f.—OU-
e««o New-k .,.    „    .,
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Members of the party have enjoyed
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This will be the Ideal route for
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the period of $40 excursions dally
December 4-31.
The Burlington Route offers something to see en route from St.. Paul to
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and you will be glad you went that
way on your Eastern Canadian vacation.
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The Keeley Cure
Ask the Iawyers(j the .physicians, tbe
congressmen, the clergymen, tbe
clerks, the book-keepers, the skilled
mechanics who have patronized us
and you will find that the Keeley
treatment is al) and more than le
claimed for lt, and that lt Is the
"stitch" a drinking man needs to save
property, reputation, family, sanity
and even life Itself.
Write today, now, and get tba necessary Information about lt.
133 Osborne St.,  Fort  Rouge,
Imperial Maple Syrup
Atk your dealer for (.mpnrlnl Maple Syrup.   Do not allow him to substitute
an leterlor artlole beoause It le oheaper.
The Crow's Nest coal beds aro estimated to hold enough coal to last for
5,000 years If mined at the rate of
four million tons a year
The I,In,*.
The lime ls the product of the Citrus
limctta tree. The juico is used In cooling beverages In (lie tropics nnd ls especially in demand In summer in higher latitudes. It Is also boiled and used
In tlnvors.
Something More Than a Purgative.
—To purge is the only effect of many
pills now on the market. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills are moro than a purgative. They strengthen the stomach,
where othor pills weaken it. They
cleanse the blood by regulating tbe
livor aud kidneys, and they stimulate
where other pill compounds depress.
Nothing of an injurious nature, used
for mere purgative powers, enters into their composition.
The homestead entries for Novem-
berbor were 3,481 or 824 more that
for November last year. Over 300 of
this increase was at Reglna, 200 at
Battleford, 100 at Red Deer and 100
at Edmonton. Alameda and Yorkton
also show Increases and Calgary a
small decrease,
One Notable For Iln Wood, (he Other
For Itis IlrllliiiiK-.   of Coloring.
The great oak family might lie divided iuto two classes—(hose that ripen
tbelr acorns in oue season, such as the
white, post and mossy cup oaks, aud
those whicll require two full years,
such as the red, scarlet and black oaks.
To the first class belong the chestnut
oak and the live oak of the south. This
latter tree for generations played au
Important part In shipbuilding, but hus
now been superseded b.v Iron nnd steel.
The leaf, which is an evergreen, Is en
tlrely without indentations and is thick
and leathery. Tiie wood Is very heavy
and strong, has a beautiful grain nnd
ls susceptible of taking a high polish.
At one time this wood was so valuable
that our government paid $200,000 for
large tracts of hind In the south, that
our navy might be sure of a supply of
live oak timber.
To tho second class of onks we are
largely Indebted for the gorgeous colors of our nutumn leaves. The red,
scarlet nnd pin oaks, with their brilliant reds, scarlets and browns, ure
close competitors with the maple in
giving our American landscapes the
most wonderful autumn colorings to be
found anywhere in the world. These
three trees huve leaves which at first
glance are quite similar, but by careful examination may always be distinguished,—St. Nicholas.
_______________■ SRS
Mt. Pleasant Advocate
Ther   gonad   Simple,   bnt   Yon   May
Find the AnN.ver. Blnaive.
"How many holes are there in a
laced boot of the ordinary type? Do
you know how many there nre ln the
pair you are wearing? Tbat is another
question—nnd it is a little ambiguous,
for the average man's ordinary laced
boots are generally given awny by bis
wife before he has had time to count
the holes. "Wbicli of the feet of a
horse touch the ground in trotting?"
asks the examiner. You mny imagine
the whole class raising arms and shouting, "All of 'em I"
Any oue mini may fog another with
Iguonmce, for our knowledge ls lu
patches. Is it worth your while, supposing you bave any business to curry
througu, to ascertain how many V's
(here are on a clock face'. Ilo you
want to know how many rllis there nre
ln tbe cover of your umbrella? This Is
tbe umbrella maker's business. You
wnut only to Hnd the time of day and
avoid the ruin. "Thousand words,"
says uu editor to the amateur writer,
who may be nn umbrella milker. It
happens many times a day. The amateur never knows what exertion and
wbat space this means. But the journalist knows exactly the amount of
gray matter, black Ink and white paper the demand Implies, How mauy
words are there In this paragraph?
She   la   Gentleness   Itself,   With   an
Air ot Dnlnty  Modesty.
There were not many Japanese women at the party, wbicli made ine wonder, considering tlie fact that there
were hundreds of men present, but
perhaps the absence of the ninny might
be explained by the uncomfortable
and self conscious nir of tlie few who
were there In most unaccustomed for-
elgu finery. Not tlmt they wore it so
badly. Not nt all. That ls a fiction of
the foreign woman who Is pleasantly
blinded to the Imperfections of her
owu kind.
Of course there nre no Japanese
girls with Gibson figures of lissom
grace and Fifth avenue strides of
splendid freedom, but the same tiling
may be said of many other women In
many other clinics. Everybody cannot
be an American girl, you kuow, and I
declare I think the Japanese girl iuus
some of her European sisters a very
close second In her ability to wear uu-
graceful Clowes ns gracefully as possible witb very limited assistance from
Mother Nature. All Japanese waist
«ftues run up In front and all Japanese
girls ure "pigeon toed." but all Japanese girls are gentleness itself, and
their dainty modesty serves to conceal
a multitude of peculiarities.
A Text From Which  Is Span Lota ol
Mull'  and   Nonsense.
I take no stock lu thu lamentation of
the sentimentalists about what they
call "the good old times." There ls a
deal of stuff and nonsense trolled off
ou this text. Every man over lli'ty who
Is not precisely a hour ls described as
"a gentleiuitn of the old school." We
need but turn to the English satirists
from I'lclilli-g to Thackeray to learn
that all the essential Ingredients of
"Vanity Pair" bad tbelr existence 100
or 200 yeurs ago. In the proportion
thnt there wore more nature and coarser fiber there were livelier doings. In
proportion that there were fewer dramatic persons upon the stage there
was better play for the Individual. I
confess that I liko a little blood in
mine. Sincerity even ln wickedness
has a flavor quite Its own. But be who
falls (o see the world as It Is and refuses to take lt as he finds it falls Inevitably betwixt the three legged stool
of a very fulse philosophy and the
high backed chair of a very 111 judged
perversity, witb consequences sometimes serious und always humiliating.
—Henry Wnttersou iu Louisville Cou-
Success Following; Fnllnres.
We believe that nowhere Is the man
who hus failed, without Impeachment
of bis Integrity, more sure of encouragement and assistance than here.
Nowhere Is there a more general nnd
more active willingness to lend a helping hand to one who Is down aud is
struggling to get ou bis feet ngaln.
Certainly In no country is a single
failure eo seldom accepted as final,
and in none are there so many Instances of successes following failures.
Giant M mi-ill to a Child.
Mount  Grace,   ln   Warwick,   Mass.,
snoins to be ln n way a giant mono>
ment to a little child. According to tradition, the Indians captured a Mrs.
Itowlinson and her child. As the party
were passing through tbo woods on
their wny to Canada the child died and
was buried nt the foot of the mountain.
The child's nnme was Grace and the
mountain has been Mount Grace ever
Worse Than* Lost.
"You lost your money In Wall street,
did you?"
"I wouldn't say I lost It," answered
the precise though unworldly man.
"Tlie word 'lost' implies a remote possibility of its being found again."—
Cots In  Ilcrlln.
Cats are licensed in Berlin, nnd every
cat in tbat city must wear a metal
budge bearing a number.
The Longest Day.
The longest dny of the year In London is sixteen and n half hours, In New
Vork fifteen hours, In St. Petersburg
nineteen, In Tornon (Finland) twenty-
two and In Spitsbergen three mouths
and a balf.
Dewaro  of  Ointments for  Catarrh   That
Contain Mercury,
as mercury will surely destroy the sense
o? smell and completely derange the
whole system when entering lt .hrouirh
tho mucous surfaces. Such aitlcl-b
should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as
the damage they will do is tenfold to the
food you can possibly derive from them,
lull's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains
no mercury, and ls taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system, ln buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure be sure vou get the genuine. It is taken Internally and made in
Toledo. Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co.
Testimonials free.
Sold by Druggists.    Price 75c. per bottle.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Mrs. Vanderbllt possesses a cat for
wh'ch she paid the sum of $1,000.
'•Regular Practitioner—No Result."—
Mrs.' Annie C. Chestnut, of Whitby, was
for months a rheumatic victim, but
South American Rheumatic Cure changed the song from "despair" to "toy." She
says: "I suffered untold misery from
rheumatism — doctors' medicine did mo
no good—two bottles of South American
Rheumatic Cure cured me—relief two
hours after the flrst dose."
Canada's public schools are attended by 1,128,532 pupils.
'   ■>- -       ^^
Cucumbers and melons are forbidden fruit to many persons so constituted that the least Indulgence is followed by attacks of cholera, dysentery, griping, etc. These persons are
not aware that they can Indulge to
their heart's content if they have on
hand a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellog's
Dysentery Cordial, a medicine that
will give immediate relief, and is a
sure cure for all summer complaints.
Canada  has   100   million   acres   of
grazing land ln the west.
For the Overworked.—What are
the causes of despondency and melancholy? A disordered liver is one
cause nnd a prime one. A disordered
liver means a disordered stomach,
and a disordered stomach means disturbance of the nervous system.
This brings the whole body into subjection and the victim feels sick all
over. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are
a recognized remedy in this state and
relief will follow their use.
British   Columbia     produces   over
one million tons of coal a year.
The President a Slave to Catarrh. —
D. T. Sample, President of Sample's Instalment Company, Washington, Pa.,
writes: " For vears I was afflicted with
Chronic Catarrh. Remedies anil treatment by specialists only gave me temporary relief until I was Induced to use
Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. It gave
almost Instant relief."    btl cents.
One and a half millions have been
giveu by C.i:reg!<i It Canadian libraries.
I was cured of terrible lumbago by
I   was   cured of a bad case of earache by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
I  was  cured of sensitive lungs by
Feline Soliloquy.
"1 wonder," mused the family cat,
after carefully Inspecting the new
mouse trap, "If tbat is Intended ns a
labor saving device for my benefit or lf
I'm In danger of losing my situation."
In mntter nnture allows no atom to
elude Its grasp, in mind no thought or
fooling to perish. It gathers up the
fragments that nolbing be lost-
Suggestions of a Master Dairy Farmer
In Managing the Herd.
Concerning the care of dairy cows
Rev. J. D. Dietrich, who made famous
the fifteen acre farm at Flourtown,
Pa., by keeping thlrty-nlno cows upon
lt, says: A heifer that is coming ln
soon should have the same feeding as
the cow that is dry. No bag, no cow,
Feed so you get ain udder, the eye
makes the dairyman!
Keep a strict gestation table and read
It over every week. Group your cows
coming ln at different times and count
285 days for a cow to drop her calf.
A cow should not be treated as dry
until she ls actually so. The right way
to dry her is to put her on timoihV
hay only and milk her dry by skipping
teats. I know tho carelessness of cow
keeps;" they don't deserve the name of
After the cow is dry, and all my
cows must be dry four weeks, not
more or less, wo feed for health and a
good calf and give the cow plenty of
exercise by making a boy lead her,
and make her walk. Her hind legs, ln
walking, rub her udder better than
any man's hand can, and if she is fat
and you are afraid of milk (ever, walk
her for exercise.
Even lf lt take two or three miles,
give lt to her, and I will guarantee no
milk fever if you walk her six or seven
miles. Bran ls the safest feed that
goes down a cow's throat; hay and
bran when she is dry. In ten days to
two weeks beforo calving, she ought
to begin to make a bag.
If she does not on four or six quarts
of bran, and all the hay she can eat,
and bowels are right, commence to
give her a handful of cako meal; Increase it to two handfuls, and on up
to a pint, if necessary. At every feed
keep your eye on the cow and her udder, 'i
It should not be a big, red, Inflamed
organ, as hard as a brick, and out of
shape, but a splendid pendant recep-
table for milk, dignified for maternity.
During the dry period our eye is always on that dry cow. If she ls handled by exercise, and fed for the day
the calf is to come, your eye will tell
you just the progress she is making
as your ear can tell when the violin is
in tune.
If her manure is hard and knotty,
and she is fat, a dose of salts, ginger
and molasses ls given her. and always
at the time of calving ls given to every
cow, and if the cow ls Inclined to
swollen udder, one-half pound more of
salts ls given her, thlrtyslx hours
after calving.
The bran and water are given the
cow little and often; that ls, one quart
of bran ls given the cow, Ave to six
times a day, ln three to four quarts of
cold water, and lf she will drink more
water, offer three to four quarts in between the bran and water, and feed
hay sparingly for two days, the cow
will refuse the bran and water after
two days, then you can commence to
give a light mess of cut hay and bran,
and about the same amount of linseed
as you fed her before she was fresh.
The next meal give a little more linseed, and on the fourth day a little
more, and the fifth day about the
same as the fourth day, depending on
the cow, her udder, her manure and
her general look; but never increase
her feed at any one time, more than
one-half pound at a feed.
After danger ls over, and the udder
ln good shape, you can feed the full
ration that your cow can digest profitably, and she will be all right for 330
days' milk, if you treat her rightly.
Mrs. Theodouia B. Shepherd, Who Has
Done Wonders In Plant World.
Like Luther Burbank, a fellow Call-
fornlan, Mrs. Shepherd has dono wonders ln the plant world. She ls said
to be one of the most successful hy-
brldlsts In the world. The cosmos Is
practically her creation. From the
threo colors of the original stock she
now has thirty five varieties. New roses,
popples, nasturtiums, begonias and o'h-
er flowers of almost every conceivable
variation have been created through
ber skill.
Your IMc
in Health ?
Study Here the  Indications of   a   Failing
Nervous System.
It is surprising what hosts of people
at* suffering as the result of an exhausted nervous system and do not
know the nature of their ailment.
They cannot sleep at nights—are
restless and fidgety ln the daytime
—their tempers are easily irritated—
little things worry thom—they cannot
concentrate their minds.and find their
memories falling—there are spells of
nervous headache —the digestion Is
Impaired—pains and aches of a neuralgic nature afflict them—feelings of
discouragement and despondency
come over them at times,and they get
ln the way of looking at the dark side
of things.
i lf this describes your experleice
jyou will be interested in Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food, for this great food cure
(gets at the very foundation of nerv-
ions troubles and cures ln the only nat-
Hiral way, by enriching the blood, revitalizing the wasted nerve cells, and
.building up the sytem generally.
Mrs. J. B. Tardlff, Marlapolis, Man-,
writes:- "When I began the use of
Dr. Chase's Nerve   Food   my   health
was In a terribly bad condition. My
doctor lold me lhat I was going into
consumption and for nearly three
years my bowels were so loose and
watery that I was continually kept
weak and run down. In spite of the
many remedies used I gradually grew
worse and worse- I could scarcely
get about the house and suffered a
great deal from backache, stomach
and kidney troubles.
"Dr. Chase's Nerve Food proved to
be exactly what I needed uud by keeping lip this treatment for n time I got
so strong and woll that I did my own
housework and sometimes worked in
the fields without feeling any tha
worse for it.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food acts strictly ln accordance with the laws of nature ln creating nerve force ln the
body, and you cnn use lt with positive
assurance that overy dose ls at least
of some benefit to you. Prove this
by noting your increase ln weight. BO
cents a box, at all dealers, or Edman-
son, Bates & Co., Toronto.
Th. Dry Feed System.
The dry feed system is coming
more and more popular for raising
chickens. It ls claimed that the labor
and bother are much reduced and the
chickens grow better and the death
rate ls smaller. Some growers feed
only once a day with (he grain and
meat mixture, but the more common
method ls to feed several times dally.
It ls fed mixed with chaff and gravel,
to which the chickens have access at
all times and look after their own feed
and exercise for the most part.
Exposure Injure. Foal..
Young foals that are stabled with
their dams during cold rainstorms will
thrlv. much better than those which
are not so protected, says American
Cultivator. The Idea that exposure to
Inclement weather makes a foal hardy
ls fallacious. Those that are naturally
the most hardy will be least affected
by hardships. Tho weaker ones will
die lf tbe hardships which they ar*
forced to endure are too great.
Hog Manure.
Hog manure Is very variable In composition owing to the variable nature
of the food supplied to this animal, but
is generally rich, although containing a
high percentage of water. It generates
little heat In decomposing.
Why lfe-troes Ar* Long Lived.
Among the negro races centenarians
are extremely numerous, and lt ls
merely because they obey the laws of
nature. They sleep so much, for Instance, that a negro centenarian only
spends fifty or sixty years out of his
100 awake, while a white man would
be awake for seventy-five years of tbe
Heavy   Boot..
The boots of Cromwell's soldiers
weighed ten pounds apiece, being made
of the thickest leather, lined and padded, with rowoled spurs attached bj
steel chains.
Then Jos. Boone   Found   Health
in Dodd's Kidney Pills
He was .Unable to .Work for Seven
Years   Before   he   Used   the   Great
Canadian Kidney Remedy.
Cottel'a    Cove,    Nfld.,   Dec.    11.—
(Special.)—The days of miracles are
past, but tbe oure of Joseph Boone of
this place almost ranks with the sensational cures of the earlier ages-
Mr. Boone had been ailing for eight
years, seven of which he was unable
to work from the effects of Backache
and Kidney Complaint. He was all
aches and pains.
He was treated by several doctors,
and after seven months in the hospital was sent home as incurable. It
was there that reading of cures in the
newspapers led him to use Dodd's
Kidney Pills. It took twenty-one
boxes to cure him, but today he ls
strong and well and hard at work lobster fishing.
People here have learned that lf the
diseaso is of tho Kidneys or from the
Kidneys.Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure
t,alter}* lloils.
The expressions "among the gods"
and "gallery gods" are said to have
originated from the fact that the ceiling of Drury Lane theater, London,
was formerly painted In Imitation of
a blue sky and fleecy clouds, among
which a great number of Cupids were
disporting themselves.
The  Chinese  IMnk.
Tlie Chinese pink was first sent from
China io Paris by missionaries in 1705.
The double ones were first noted
among seedlings In 171!> iu Paris gardens.
"My Heart was Thumping My Life
Out," is the way Mrs. It. H. Wright, of
Brockville, Ont.. 'Inscribes lier sufferings
from smothering, fluttering and palpitation. After trying many remedies without benefit, six bottles of Dr. Agnew'.
Cure for the Heart restored her to perfect health. Tlio first dose gave nlmosl
instnnt relief, and in a day sufferlnp
ceased altogether.
A   Bible  Translation.
A Gothic Christian bishop once translated the Bible Into the Gothic language for the use of his people, but
omitted the book of Kings lest the
wars told of there should increase their
propeusity for fighting.
The  Yellowstone Park.
The National Yellowstone park,
which is situated iu three states—Wyoming, Montana and Idaho—comprises
8,575 square miles aud is the largest
park ln tbe world.
We All Have Missions In the World.
—There is work to do for every man
on earth, there is a function to perform for everything on earth, animate
and inanimate. Everything has a
mission, and the mission of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil is to heal burns and
wounds of every description and cure
coughs, colds, croup and all affections
of the respiratory organs.
New  Hampshire,
New Hampshire was formerly called
Lacnia. It received its present name
in 1020, being lirst called New Hampshire by Captain John Mason, who bad
beeu a resident of Hampshire, England,
Better without a Stomach than with
one that's got a constant "hurt" to It.
Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets stimulate the digestive organs.    Let one un-
jov  the g 1  things or  life and leave  no
biid effects.     Carry     them  with  you   in
your vest  pocket—60 In  box,  35  cents.
Some of (he Indian women have a
very pathetic custom- When an Indian girl dies her mother often substitutes a doll for the lost child. She
fills the empty cradle with feathers
arranged in the form of a child, and
carries this about as she did her child
crooning to it and caressing it. Sometimes, instead of doing this, she ties
the clothes, leys, and other articles
belonging to thd Utile one to thet
cradle board and carries it as she originally did hei c nu.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.
Canada has the largest  pulp  wood
areas ln the world.
Bonlight Boap Is better than other loapt,
bnt in best when need in the Sunlight way.
Bay Banlight Boap and follow direotlens.
A large addition Is to be made to
tlio retail stores of the Hudson's Bay
Co. in Vancouver.
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
Tho British Museum Library ln-
irea.us ni the average rate of one
hundred volumos a day.
Minard's   Liniment   cures   Garget   In
In 1903 Canada exported 57 per
cent, of the products of her paper
and pulp mills, chiefly to the United
St. tea.
Mosart'a "Requiem."
Mozart's "Requiem" wus left unfinished at his dentil and was completed
by Sehickenader, who repeated the
fugue found at tlio beginning.
The  Shokon.hn  I vnIIvhI.
At the Shokonsha festival, which Is
held In .T|pnn every May, the names
of nil soldiers who fell in battle tho
previous year arc officially printed. The
soldiers who succumb to disease are
uot thus honored.
Cash or Cure
II Shiloh'i Consumption Cure (tib-to cura
your Cold or Cough, you get back all you
paid lor it.   You u. sura oi a Cure or
lbs Cull it wam't a wr. cur., this »_._ would
not bo made.
Cu anything be fan*. >
lf you have ■ Cold, Cough, or aay dk-H.
ol the Throat, Lunga or Air P.__*f«, tty
A Teat by Which to Tell the Gennta*
From  the  Spurious.
Once upon a time there was a man
who spent eight of the best years of
his life coloring a meerschaum pipe,
only to find at the end of tbat period
lhat he bad been nursiug a piece of
"massakopfe" Instead of the geuuino
"ecume de mer." The "massakopfe"
is u composition made of the parings of
genuine meerschaum and a mineral
clay. Ths pariugs are triturated to a
flue powder, boiled In water and molded into blocks, with or without the addition of clay. Each block is then cut
into u bowl, but as it contracts considerably it must bo left some time to
dry. These bowls are distinguished
from the genuine meerschaum by their
greater specific gravity, but there is no
absolutely certain test by whlcb tlie
real meerschaum can be told from the
lu forming a pipe from "ecume de
mer" the silicate of magnesia ls prepared for tho operation by soaking ln
a composition of wax, oil and fats.
Tbo wire aud oil absorbed by tbe meerschaum are the cause of the color produced by smoking. The beat of the
burning tobacco, causes the wax and
fatty substances to pass through tha
stages of a dry distillation, and, becoming associated with the products
of the distillation of the tobacco, tbey
are diffused tlirough tbe substances of
(he bowl, producing those gradations
of tiut whlcb are so much prized. In
some cases the bowls are artificially
colored by dipping them, before beiug
soaked in wax, in a solution of sulphate of Iron, either alone or mixed
with dragon's blood.
Good meerschaum ls soft enough to
be indented by the thumb nail. It
yields readily to the knife, especially
after having been wetted. There are
various densities. Some kinds sink ln
water; others float on the surface.
Those of medium density arc preferred
by the pipe maker, for the light varieties are porous and even cavernous.
Many judges assume that the heavier
kinds are spurious, but there is no absolute proof that such ij the case. A
negative test may be mentioned. The
composition bowls never exhibit those
little blemishes which result from the
presence of foreign bodies ln tbe natural meerschaum. Therefore lf a
blemish occur in a meerschaum bowl,
which is very frequently the case, the
genuineness of tbe bowl ls rendered
most probable. But as blemishes do
not show until after the bowl bas beeu
used for some time the test is not of
much value.
An old man doesn't oare much for
What's the use af giving advice?
People won't take It
Not mauy men know lf tho advice
their wives give Is good or bad, as tbey
seldom act upou It.
To every man: Know what puts that
sad look on your wife's face? Hvery
one suspects thnt it is you.
Every man who is nearlng the end of
his days must regret the worry he has
given to false alarms nil through life.
Do not go too much Into details In
your conversation. If you touch only
tbe high places you can get over more
When you inquire of a man, "How
are you." he will reply, "Ob" (with a
long pause on tbo "oh"), "pretty well,"
udicating tbat be could ba a whole lot
A rainier'. Broken Arm.
A friend once entered the studio of
George Inness, the American landscape painter, while he was at work
and remarked tbat tbe picture on the
easel seemed to him much better tban
certain former works of the artist
"Right!" said Inness. "This ls going
te be one of my best things, and the
reason Is that I have bad tbe good luck
to break my right arm and am obliged
to paint with my left band. You see,"
be added, showing his right band in a
sling, "this band had become so darned
clever thnt I could not catch up with
lt, and It painted away without me,
while tbls hand" — showing the left
with which he held bis brush—"ls awkward and can do nothing without me."
Poison In War.
When the French beat the Formo-
sans along the coast ln 1881 the latter
retired to the Interior. When the
French pursued them they found a
queer line of defense, beyond wblcb
they could make no progress and.In
storming which many died. Th* For-
mosnns had poisoned the springs, water courses, etc., as they retreated, and
(he campaigns of the French against
llii'in never got farther than the poison
line. The poison was a native one, as
deadly as arsenic or strychnine.
A  Sample  of the  S*a.
On his return | to Cordora from a
visit to Mar del Pitta, where be had
In held the sea for the flrst time, Pedro
brought with blm a bottle containing
about an Inch of sand from th* shore
aud two inches of salt water to enable
bis parents, wbo bad never seen tbe
ocean, to form some Idea af whst it
was like. W* are Informed that Ma
parents wer* greatly impressed.—
HI. Brethren.
Smart Pastor—My congregation la
made up mostly of fools. Parishioner
—Ah, tint explains It! Smart Pastor—
Explains what? Parishioner — Your
habit of addressing them as "beloved
Hard  on  Ihe  Witness*.,
Whenever n murder ls committed In
Argentine lt Is customary to put ev*ry
possible witness 111 prison and kcop
him there uutil the real culprit ls convicted.
Cotton  nnd  Wool.
Cloth manufacturers hare learned to
mix cotton and wool so thoroughly Unit
mere feeling will not detect the presence of cotton. The only sure method
In such caseH is to boil a piece of the
goods in a solution of ciiustlc potash,
wliich will eat up the wool and leav*
(ho vegetable fiber indict.
W    IM   U    No  A ©3
There is a Treat in Store for Yon
Ceylon  Green Tea, Because It is  Infinitely
superior to the finest Japan Tea.
40c, 50c, and OOc per Ib. By all Grcoare.
Highest Award 8t. Louis, 1804.
Back-gazing lo niy childhood homo
1 saw u place of fairy bowers
Glowing with sunshine.   Palace walls
Towered from u fairyland of llowera
'Mid mighty pines pointing si, high
Their tall tops touched the sunny sky.
After long years once more I came.
How poor tho palace and how small!
Stunted the pines! The flowers gone!
I wondered, could It be the same?
For childhood saw with dazzled eyes.
The world when new the fairer seems.
Yet still, old home, I'll fancy you
A place of sunshine and of dreams.
-Victor Laurlston, in Valley Magazine.
Minister of Agriculture  Deplore. Rush
of  Country  Youth   Cityward..
Hon. Nelson Monteith, Minister of
Agriculture, Is .somewhat concerned
over the apparent lack of Interest In
the science of agriculture as exhibited
by the young of the province. There
Is no noticeable diininuatlon. he snys,
in the rush citywards of tlie young
men and women, who at an early age,
began to find farm burdens irksome,
and long for the pleasures and excitements they fondly Imagine await them
when they set foot ln the magic
city, they hear sn much about.
"The farm and the farming industry is r/he backbone financially of our
nation," said the Minister recently.
"and we will be In a bad way Indeed. If
the time comes when ihe tilling of the
soli is regarded as menial or excessively laborious. Thinkers in the United
States express the conviction that the
Influx of women In'o Ihe professons and
even (he clerical trades formerly monopolized almost entirely by men. is now
having the effect of driving ihe men,
young and old, back to tlio farm to obtain a livelihood.
"I cannot say that we notice this effect ln Canada yet, nnd It will be
some time beforo we do, as we are n
young country compared with Ihe
United Slates. But all our towns loll
the same story. The young peoplo nre
flocking to the cities. They are dazzled with what thoy believe is there,
and they find when they do go that the
realization ls nnt the same as the anticipation. The best Inniiences are lacking In tho city. The oity ls not tho
place to foster and develope the ideal
home life, even in Canadian cities. The
country affords the most natural scope
for that. I gather that the aim of tlie
majority of our young women, whether
they live In the city or country, Is towards matrimony, and the training afforded by tho city environment is not
tho best training for a wife and mother.—not as Rood and helpful at any rate
as that found In tlie country. The press
nf this country should wield Its great
Influence In nn educative capacity, towards keeping tho country Ideal strong
and vigorous, and lo remove from tho
minds of the ynung tlie thought that
they may bo wasting lime by staying
on their fnthers' farms.
"Farming is not what It was. Of old
It was all work and no play, and very
little financial gain as a reward. Nowadays It is different. The modern
farmer exercises a much keener business Instinct In running his farm.
Labor-saving machinery takes awny
the manual toll formerly an unavoidable adjunct of his work. Prices are
better, and he handles a great deal
more money than his grandfather was
able to do. In fact It takes a good
business man to be a farmer with success nowadays.
"I would llko to see our boys and
girls content to stny ln the country.
The outlook for fanning Is good now,
and better in the future. If a wholesale exodus from our farms takes
place, it will mean either serious
trouble for us aa a nation, or the Invention of labor-saving machinery to
entirely take tlie place of tho former
workers, wdio have adopted some other
"After some time the conversation fell
upon dogs. He remarked that I had
a pretty fair setter. He Immediately
nsked me whether lt could catch birds.
I said no, because I shot all I could se*
and draw a bead on. He immediately
Bald his little yaller dog was better
than mine. I told him to prove It, and
he led the dog and myself out Into tha
"Within a few moments after conn
mcnclng tho hunt, the dog treed a
partridge," continued the tourist "H*
waited for us to coma up nearly under
the tree; then he commenced his antics. Starting some distance away from
the tree, he made a rush at It and then
began to run around an eight-shaped
figure as fast as he could go. With
his eyes on the ground and his tongue
hanging out, the cur seemed suddenly
to have gone mad.
"The bird, perched on a limb above
him, cocked a supercilious eye on him
as lf to say, 'What ls that little beast
doing, anyway?' However, the bird
kept a sharp watch on the yaller
streak flying around on the ground. II
closely watched, Its eye was seen to
follow the movements of the dog very
closely. The bird became more Interested, and Its head began to sway,
keeping time with the motion of th*
animal on the ground. The motion of
its head became more pronounced, and
suddenly it overbalanced and fell ta
the ground with a flutter of wings. Be*
foro It could recover from Its -tlzzlnesa
the dog had It ln his mouth.
"Now, this may seem like a fairy
tale," concluded the tourist, "but I've
got the proof of another reliable witness In Toronto, who will hold me out
and If you don't believe either of us,
sec the caretaker of one of the Islands
ln Lake Joseph, Muskoka."
Brother Stniff and the 'Phone Girl.
The glrlless 'phone Is the latest. It
won't go. The seedless orange is all
right, and (he horseless carriage can b*
put up with. But a 'phone without a
girl! No, sir. No ono would be seen
talking to  such a **J«Ay-^at*m*jf**m*
Related A. a True Story.
The curious legend of how the foxes
ln the olden days succeeded ln calch-
Ing birds nfler tbey had soiiRht refuse
In the trees Is borne oul liy a story told
nf a settler's don in Northern Ontario.
The story ls looked upon with a smiling eye by all tho friends of ths tourist who tells it, but he swears It Is tlie
trulh. antl the story doi-H nol differ in
any material senso in any of tiie largs
number of times that he has been call*
ed upon lo repeal lt.
"I was talking to Joe. an old .vltler
In Muskoka—I don't know his name-
about hunting," slates the story teller.
Somo That Claim to Mark th* Cant**
of tho tinlver.e.
The sacred bluck stone of tbe Man-
elm dynasty of Chinese in Mukden ls
the center of the universe, according to
old Chinese superstitions, and added
vcneriibillly comes to Mukden from th*
graves of tlie emperors near by.
The Do-rlng in Lussa, Tibet, Is another center of the universe, whlcb, according to (lie Tibetan priests. Is shaped exactly like tbe shoulder blade of a
sheep. All distances are measured
from It, and It Is very snercd.
Another center ls the knuba, In Mecca, a dirty bluck stone let Into tho wall
of the most snered mosque nnd polished every year by the lips of thousands
of worshipers. The Arabic word fo»
stone, "hagur," appears lu Scriptural
writlugs as a proper name. The Mecca
pilgrimage ls a "haj," and those who
have taken lt are known as "hadJl."
I'ven so sane a people as tlio anclcnl
Greeks came pretty near worshiping a
stone—the "omphalos," or center of (be
earth, at Delphi, The Itomuns set up a
stone of great consequence In Rome,
but for purposes of measurement, not
Worship, uud so tlie "London stone" of
toduy is used.—London Telegraph.
I'nslilni. ihe Olil Polka Aalde.
Whcn the babies arc cross and a mall
would like a quiet retreat there is none
for liim. But In n few yours, when the
children arc grown and be is In the
wny, the daughters and mother put
their heads together and originate a
den. There is no den for the mother be-
ciiiisi' she gracefully eliminates herself
by sitting In Uie kitchen or running
over t" a neighbor's, li Is hor natural
disposition in hide lu a corner or remove herself entirely, and it Is not the
natural dispoilttou of the fnther;
hence th'1 deu, It lms a couch and
some |ii|n's ami tobacco and the books
which ih" neighbors haven'l .Mt around
to borrowing as yet, though if father
begins ii story today the book will be
found to in' i led oul wueu be wuuts
to finish li tombrrow. The den is a
fashionable wny of pushing (lie old
man out. ir there is oue In your bouse,
tic Mun, don't be deceived
Clothes washed by Sunlight   Soap
are cleaner and whiter than if washed
in any other way.
Chemicals in soap may remove the
dirt but always injure the fabric.
• Sunlight Soap will not injure
tjL^the most dainty lace  or   the
hands that use it, because it is
absolutely pure and contains no
injurious chemicals.
/ Sunlight Soap should always
be used as directed.   No boiling
or hard rubbing is necessary.
Sunlight Scap is better lhan
other soap, but is best when
used in ihe Sunlight way.
Equally good  with  hard or
soft water
$c nnn reward win ho rni.i
-J,\/xjxj ,,, any inn-son who
proves lliit Snnllnl'it Boap contains
any injurious chemicals W rii)' foi in
of adulteration,
lever Brothers Limited, Toronto . .    „.-.._
rftj*AA&r**aiti&Be^ *W&J*P$**)aj'iiWm^^
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(Established April 8,1899.)
■O-triCE i 24 4 4 Westminster avenue.
Mrs. B  Whitney, Pnblishe-r.
Eniilish Office—80 Fleet street,
London, E. 0., England Where a
file of "The Adyocato" is kept for
'Subscription $1 a year   payable  in
5 cants a Oopy.
Tel. 81405.
Vancouver, B.  C,  Fbb. 17, 1906.
If a water commission is necessary
why not a health, market, finance,
commission, etc. etc. etc.
When the aldermen elected by the
I people  cannot  manage  the  whole  of
the City's business it is time to elect
a  new  council.
Alderman McMillan's remarks on
the school question are certainly to
the point and should be read by every
The case of Norman Johnstone who
could not be taken to the hospital
because he wan suffering from ttiber-
colosis, is a sad blot on the city's
There is an old saying that "He
who pays the piper, has the right to
choose the tunc." It is time that the
people who pay for the city hospital
should take a hand in the election of
A distinguished educator proclaims
for the general public that the great j 'ts managers.
struggle of the twentieth century Is According to an advertisement nf
to be between individualism and col-1 a firm of tailors, they employ 175
lectivism. It has, in fact, begun, one workpeople and 400 (?) agents, If
of  its  prophets  being  the  socialist.! !t takc* 400 to sell what i;.. make the
.Jack London, who pours out passion-
Big appeals in behalf of the poor
against unequal conditions, and arrays statistics to prove that capital
and organized labor are already engaged in a deadly struggle for selfish
Supremacy, the brunt of the evil results of their struggle falling upon
the non-combatant general public.
The enormous gains in the socialist rate in the national and civ.c elections point to a deliberate campaign
t_f education outside the demagogic
Appeals of a certain type of journals
'that thrive in class dissentions. The
idle rich, by their extravagances and
their follies, arc generally supposed to
add perpetual stimulus to the spread
of a belief in the doctrines of socialism, but it is doubtful if even a love
of costly pleasure breeds morbidness
in the proletariat any faster than prevalent philanthropic methods. The
"majority of those who are professional workers among the poor, apparently lose sight entirely of the
idea that the poor man or woman
should be held to responsibility for
'{lis acts. On the contrary, the one
supreme effort of modem philanthropy appears to be to lay heavy
burdens of forced and voluntary taxation on the self-helpful part of the
vc.mmunity, in order that the shiftless, the drunken, the parentally over
redundant, shall be spared reaping
what they have sown. The masses
•arc being trained away from self-help
'•"by the philanthropists, and taught by
implication (that most pernicious of
doctrines) that the world (this being
Trepresented by the rich) owes thein
•a living.
prices paid to the 175 must lie very
low or tlie price to the consumer
very high, in order to leave a profit
to the agents and the firm.
One of tiie items in the programme
of tlio Labor Parly in the British
House of Commons is the abolition
of Chinese Labor in South Africa.
What about British Columbia—I am
afraid that it is too late in both places.
It has been pointed out that the
Hotel with 50 rooms hns 50 private
drinking places and the saloon, only
one and that one public. Until the
protection which a license gives (for
protection it really is giving to certain
individuals the right to sell liquor)
is sensibly dealt with wc cannot hope
for any improvement.
-OBS !•; R V E R.
We have just received a large consignment of extra fine White Potatoes; nono
better grown iu B. C, per suck $1.50.
In our Furniture Department we fire offering some excellent bargains    Fancy
(io-Cart, worth $18.60, Bate prico $10.
Inspect our prices before baying elsewhere.
5T    XMitMirf* Westminster avenue &
.   1.    V* di!cl_C   Harris street. Telephone 12(10.
We arc located iu our New Store, 2!13ii with a complete lino of Staple
aud Faucy Groceries nl: low'iSt prices.
Wc have also udili'd a line of Collars, Ties, Underwear,  Shirts,  Sox,
Overalls, etc., which we will be pleased to have yon Citll nud inspect.
OUR. MOTTO: Good GoutW-etlowest price.
i   2333 Westminster Ave. ' Phone 935.
Il _______ *         -
Many of the spring models in shirtwaists are shown wilh bu'.t<*ns in the
Match sets seem to be increasing in
popularity with (he muslin undcr-
ivcai trade.
The tiny- chemisette and under
sleeve are worn with silk waists in
different  colors.
Tinsel belts are in high favor. M-r.ny
novelties of unique character arc being shown.
In the new spring lines, long skirts
are conspicuous by their absence.
Lingerie waists are in good demand.
Batiste and very line nainsook, as
soft as ni ull, arc the materials most
used in nigh grade undermuslins.
The many clever 'designs be*ing
shown in belt buckles will undoubtedly create more interest in- these
goods. z
■'$~m- Subscribers are requested to
Teport any carelessness in the delivery
■ot "The Advocate."
Junction nf Westminster road nnd Westminster    avenue.       SERVICES    «.t    11    n.  in.,
..nil 7;30p. in.; Sunday  Hchool  at 2:30 p.m.
Cornerof Ninl und Westminster areou,'*.
KEDVICH) at 11 a. in., and 7 p. nu; Sunday
Helmut nnd lllble Clans _:0il p.m. Kov. A. E.
Hetherlngton, B. A., B. D., Pastor.
-Jai-souage 123 -eleventh avouuc, west. Tele*
"ionc HI240.
I'oniar Milts; av.uue mul Quelle,', street
♦SERVICES at 11 a.m..and 7 ::id p. m.; limits,
-.k'l.oo) ai'_'.::" p in. Kev.Seo.A.Wilton, B.A.
tPimtnr. Main*: corner of Eighth avenue und
(Bnurle street. Tel. loss.
St Michael r, (Anglican).
-i.'oriitT Ninth iivatiue and Prince Edward
alruei, BK-tV_*0J_ »t 11a.m.. nnd7:30 p.m.
jMolyComnisnhi-i Is-taud Oil Sundays In each
',-nontii after morning prnyi'r, 2d and -til] bun
Juvs ni . ii. in Suuilay School at 2:80 p.m.
M.v, U. H. Wilson, Rector.
Rectory _72 Thirteenth avonue, east. Tele
•abone B17U9.
4dvoul Christian Church (nol 7lli tiny Atl-
':oi. t. ,, Seventh avunuc. near Westminster
.'.Tcnup.    Services  11  a.m.. mid 7:80 p.m.,
iiph,y School nt 10 a.m. Young peoples'
.iovlety of Loyal Workers ol chrls-tiim Kiinea-
,'. or meets every Sunday e ven Ing at ft: It, o'clock.
r'niyer-meetliiK Wednesday nip ills al H o'clock.,
Prior to the general elections of
last year Mr. Borden, leader of the
Conservative party in Canada, gave
his pledge that he would support the
investigation of British Columbia's
claims for Better Terms, and if sustained to giive tliem effect. That
pledge was construed by the Liberal
leaders of the province as an election
promise. Those who have faith in
Mr. Borden's sincerity as a statesman
believed that he would be as good as
his word, and if victorious would
carry out his pledge to the letter.
Those who take that view of his political character will have been pleased
lo note the despatch in Tuesday morning's Colonist in which he is reported
to have stated in an interview that
he considers the claim of British Columbia to a large extent just, as it
was forced)to pay an extremely high
price for its public works, while covering an extensive territory. Tlie
fact that Mr. Borden can expect to
get no "kudas" in Eastern Canada by
announcing his views in this matter
is the best proof that he believes in
the genuineness of our case, and is
prepared to stand for right and justice  for  British  Columbia.
Colonist,   Feb   14th.
AAA *«* sSi &« tSfa A efc A sffi m% fy
We have some like
PRU_*J_a ....    tic per pound
Flos 10c   '
Dates  10c  '
Peaks  lgj^o
Peacuhs 13,'sio        "     Al
Al'KICOTS. ... ISO "
^^^^^^^    SSroo&r
Snceessor to W. D. Muir.
.function of Westminster Road and Ave.
'Phone 2068.
taken at
''The Advocate"
i_444 Westminster avenue.
Jlir  1*1. AS ANT.
Education means evolution pud do
velopmetit—-growth. Herbert Spencer
says Unit education is (lie creation of
cells—iho physical enregistratlou in the
brain of experience. Wc grow thru expression, that is thin exercisi, and according to Herbert Spencer, thought is
a physical process, just us truly ns
walking, only that the physical changes
arc minute wn do uot easily detect them.
But it i« an axiom of science tlmt nothing is less perfcor. for being small. How
ever, v/a all realize that intense think
ing produces lodily exhaustion just as
truly us docs iutehso physical effort.
So 11 men is what he is on nccount of
what ho has thought nud experienced,
And it is experience that makes lib"
flock. People who havo hi 1! ctTl.,i.
1 x « . i" ni ■:■ have ci rtuin  li,011; his,   nut,
people    who  have    1 i   shielded ir
deprived of those pxp-riuucf s wo ab o
Ih. Song »( Ih. Craill..
live, bye! lioiwrinenhirb:
Thorn's :i sweet little cradle htuiff ui, In iii,- sty,
A dear little lif. ihut i,
coming 10 iiiiss;
Two son   clnii.i j   band.!
Uml will inn and cu -■-- .
A pare lillle soul wliit—
inn down fi.-n, ftborci
A dm linn io care (or, _,
Imby in love.
Dress Goods
New Stylos in fabrics and designs.
Lustres, Poplins,
Cruui's Prints,
Standard Goods.   Prices compete
with any house in tho city.
W. W. Merfclev
ROYAL Bank ok Canada Bnt DISC*
Coruer Seventh and  Westminster
Avenues, Mt. Pleasaut.
lutely incapable of entering into the
thoughts and feelings of one wilh'.-,
experienced.     They  have   a   Uilivui
brniu   cmvgiBti'rttiou.    Wc gro\\
experience,  for experience  is est
1 now
Ono  of   the
which cnlii/ht-
ened Science
has discovered
to rnll'ive
from excessive,
suffering Is tlie
' Favorite
devised bv Dr.
lt. V. Pierce,
chlof   rnnsolt-
Ing   physician
of theluvalid.i'
Hotel and
Surgical  i,i-11 I
tuto,  of   Buffalo, N. Y.      _-_------------_________
This wonderful " Prescription " Imbues
the entire nervous .system with natural,
healthy vitality; inves elastic vigor to
the (Illicit" organism specially concerned
ln motherhood, and makes tho coming
of baby entirely freo from dangor and
almost fre{ from pnln.
"1 wish 10 state that I have used Tloctor
Pierce'a F.vorile I'rewTlptlon wilh very maid
results," writes Mra. Katie M. Annls. of llud-
•on. New lUinpajitre. "Had been in imor
health for over tour yearn and had been
twlo. In tbe hospitiil. My liushioul hroufflit
KiriMi of your F-Toijt,. Prcscrtptton,'and II
haa carried nie Basils' through my last two
confinement*. We are now Messed Willi two
healthy children. bimI 1 ain sure yuur medicine bas non. nie inoru ssxid tlinu all the
oitn r tnniiiuiia j bovo ever rscutved."
Chess ideas are simple,  plnin und |mw
undisputed by the beat minds. \
Anil yet to ti grout degree, tho idual
of education iu most colleges is that of
getting growth and yot avoiding the
Growth, the collegians suoni to think,
is an acquisition. Doing by proxy, vicarious salvation, message in place of the
i>tt,Wbnck, mid bruin-cell euregis.ration
by listening to another voibfi express
aiiotiii'i' man's thoughts I
Ami thul is tho reason the oollege
du is uot necessarily educate, but actual
lite doos. Just in proportion •ns. Lollegei
compels the pupil to contrive, to ttpvise,
to think, to create, does it succeed.
A mau .succeeds thru buttle wiih Bon.
ditious. Ho gets his degrees at the
university of hard knocks. Many a
si rung man experienced mnn never
thiuk» ul' setting bis 1 o_ - to work, 1;
uo,—ho lends thom I" culle^n
iral.-> ", liit-i.i luiuii lance men, i he
ni'!':.ts who gel (lie real good of colli ','!■ ;.<.,■ those who wu. I. ilo.:: way thru
ir colleges sect ptod only those \,ho
work ii cir passage, as they 'in .;i i ut
1.. ■■■■. ..,■ tvould then lr vi ! ho system
0:1 n0iniiiiouscuhoplall— thai Is tosaj
■■>■: :. _ ., il|ifl ■ '.   ,-i,-
—Elbert Hublai-tl
A charming and whimsical fad is
the use of long wide scarfs of bright-
colored choffons in place of fur cravats, furs being lavished on the cos-
protection whicll it really »s giving to
certain individuals, the right to sell
tume as actual trimming. It is essentially suitable for skating costumes
and for other out door sports. The
two sketches which show this pretty
idea represent two very smartly tailored gofriis, both with princess skirts
One is 'ia dark brown velvet with ri
tiny djmble-breasted bolero ' having
long fitted tails behind, tiny vest effect
;,nd elbOw cuffs being of sable, with
white 1'ce stock and sleeve ruffles and
but toilless gloves of heavy white dog
skin. Sable and ostrich plumes make
muff and toque, and the scarf is ii
soft orchid yellow, which color is re
peated in the lining of the short flaring skirt hem. Tlie other gown is in
thick tan eishmire bordered with
sable anjl having a sable-trimmed hoi
ero showing a wide waistcoat of
cream Jindresscd leather fastened with
gold buttons. Skirt lining and scarf
of bright scarlet, and scarlet wings
trim the tiny brown derby.
From wearing very high crown
round and pot*«h,aped, the fashionable
has suddenly banished all'' crowns
whatever. ft is a literal fact that
with handsome visiting dresses the
head is elaborately roiffured and then
dressed with a bandeau of twisted
ribbon, chiffon velvet, gold or. silver
bullion, wreathed with flowers or
pricked wilh jewels, ami tipped to
line side, while at the highest point
are pinned clumps of plumes, very
Inng inns sometimes, or thick osprcys.
It is not a tiny bandeau, like a theatre
bonnet, but a large and important turban, like the twisted rolls of gauze
or silk that were worn in the First
Empire period. Of course, it is easy
■to see where the idea conies from,
and, as only a few very up-to-date
women have  as  yd  worn  them.
Organdies are the thing for summer
Men's belt back overcoats have
about seen  their day.
A heavy white season in hosiery is
prophesied  by many.
lu the trimmings the color combinations are strong in all lines.
The umbrella flounce is a strong
feature in pctt'coals.
There is no marked change in llie
style of  neck   dressings,
The princess skirts will be very
popular the  coming season.
Linen petticoats in the natural colors arc in good demand,
The Eton jacket is a very marked
feature of the spring lines.
The embroidered top collars and
lace collarettes   will he very popular.
China silk waists showing embroidered fronts  are  very  attractive,
In Women's underwear fancy mercerized seems lo take the lead,
As in shirt waists, this seasan is to
lie a white season in shirtwaist suits.
Wiiite is acknowledged bv everyone as one of the strong leader.-,fii
Thcfc   seems   in   be   a   scarcity   of
If ever there was a time when the
gospel of responsibility and self restraint should be dinned into the poor
it is now, when a gigantic struggle
(he extent of which cannot be predicted, has already begun. When the
sentimental, professional philanthropists should be reprimanding parents
foi daring to have a half-dozen children, and trying to instil into them
ideals of decency and responsibility,
they are begging funds for hospitals,
and for fresh air experiments, and encouraging the multiplication and the
I preservation of the unlit. Besides
! teaching false views of life, they are
[ cruel on .ha women and children, allowing terrible burdens to be placed
on the one; and in spite of their seaside homes, and other ameliorating
appliance? - and arrangements, encouraging the ttfrturc of helpless
children. The kind-hearted pcr.ions
who respond to the appeals of the
various philanthropic societies, that
make the'poor, as a class, the object
of their especial care, are thus quite
unwillingly contributing to make the
present social unrest more irrational
and menacing, owing to the pernicious
unwisdom of their almoners. The
cure lies in the hands of those who
support the charities, as all ther
needs to be done to work a desirable
change of method is (hat the professional philanthropist shall be warned against making, the reckless poor
a privileged class at tUe. expense of
the hard-working, ftclf-respcciing lower classes and the middle class, on
which, after ail, the burdens of unscientific philanthrophy eventually
Huir's BREAD is
and the
t s **~"**
24 Loaves for $ I casli.
The flour from the 1906 crop is
uow on (he market, and wilh mil'
modern machinery we cnn sel]
CHEAPER than you can mako
'Phone 'tl.'i.
'•I want tojisfe you a. question, Pn,''
snid Tommy,
"Ask your Mother," answered the
tired father.
"Well, but it isn't n silly question I
waut to ask yuu."
"Alright," wearily. "What is it?"
"Woll, if the eml of the world was to
como, and the earth destroyed, while a
num was up in a balloon, where would
ho land when lu: came down? "
j][_5in Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephoue B1405
Nl. Pleasanl Mail, (Postoffice.)
Mall arrives daily nt 11 ii.m., I;fl0nntl
:30j>.jB'   Mail leaves the PostofHouat
(lie i-iLiuc hours,
ng   :':
ice  anil  suede  gloves  on  the1     Advertise in "The Advocate '
A chaplain In the IC'jgllsb Navy was
giving a stcieoptioati leuloro mi tin
subject: "Sccucos frum tbo Biblo,"
He arranged with a sailor, who hud 11
phonograph, to uoouuipnuy Ihc lecturi
with uinsiO'il euleotious The first pie-
tine, .iiu.'.u. iialur:!', euongb, v, 1 ■
A.1.on and Eve iu the Garden of Edcu,
Tim sailor couldn't think uf ituyihlug
iippropri ;t'_. "Piny," whii._wri.il flu
ohapluiu, The siller suddenly Imd an
i'f'stt.. To tho delight of tlie Blidiotiee
thoPplioDograph emitted tli.: familiar
•train, "There's only ono girl in llie
world lur mu."
Tl 1E A l.vot Art. is nlwnys glad t o receive
it'r.is ul sum t , pert'iiinii  or  other  UOW:
fr .'a .1, readers.   Send  uews  items 1
110 otftoe or liy telephone, B1405,
A newly married man ibe other <U
uslicl llie tlltfori I1C0 'id tVPeU, "A honi'i
miAiiAi iii:s   a,
_ .rise froiu had stoui- . , _______________________________e______________________i____
aclis     Foirt  breath, bitter | emnb, ti liiniov.iiiinn and a pretty  girl
mull 'nil, u In-i-yino'iii is 11 big sell
fas. nn, common symptoms
r£_ -, „  , 11 small 'nil, 11 lu-i'.viiinoii is
llioui.li  not all   ..resell!   in , .  ,       , . ,,
even ess*,   To euro, lako    and a preety girl a damsel,
small doses, only one ur two __.
inicIi day. of old Dr. I'lnice't* , "■ *****	
_..___.   ■ Pleasniit I'l'lh'la, Hi,' Orlfl- I
mi litikUvw Pills, iirst pm up by bim over Arivortlyii ill the "Adyocntt
mrenrsairo.   OU"' i Iwo a Ill-alls,.. Usssni, '
towr cati'siw.
The Dig Bargain Dry floods Storo of D. 0.
4_5_^tfeSS__ DRY GOODS.
*--_vi.<vwuOuwi>.JUU-JtiOO x
JtovAr. Bask of Canada,    Wo will  move as soon as our New
Modern Store is completed' Bow being lniill  on llaslings streot,
east, between Columbia ami Westminster uveuue.
Wc arc organized for n Bit) Rush nud invito vou to COME.
SALE PRICES GENUINE mul to be depended on.
Ill-iu., Striped I'h.niieh.'tle worth IOo for Bo per ynrd.
40-in., White Dawn worth !2,',_,<: fur S',,c per yard.
Sateens, assorted colors, worth 16o for 7',.<• a yard.
340 yds l.inbriiiilory, worth 10c for i i,.e por yard,
llnbloiieheil Sheeting, !l yds wide, worth 20c for 100 por yard.
While Sheeting,  worth 860 fur 80o  pot yard,
Ladies' Block Cotton BtoqlllngS, il prs for 2iio.
J. Horiie
4D& Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
^c-jfa^fn Uf* *^t****m*tlfl a******** *********
s Issoed
in the interest
of Mt. Pleasant
& South Vancouver.
"Tho Advocato" gives nil the Local News of Mr,. Pleasant from
week to week for jl 00 per year: six mouths 50o. An interesting
Serial Story is always kopt rnuniiig; the snloctious in Woman's
Realm will always be found full interest to up-to-date women; the
miscellaneous i.euis nro always bright., ontortaiuiugand Inspiring.
New arrivals ou Mt. Pleasant will become ruedily informed of the
community nud more quickly iutorested iu local happenings if
thoy subscribe to "Tho Advocate."
Pleasant Lodges.
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodgo No. HI meots every
Tncsdity at H p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westmiustor avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Siijouruiug brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Guano—G. W. .Tamioson.
Keep It 1) I N11 SKOBETART—F rank
Trimble,cor. Ninth ave. & Westmin'r rd.
I. O. E.
Court Vancouver ii)2H, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d aud  4th
Mondays af each month nt 8 p.m.,  in
Oddfellows' Hull.
Visiting brethren uhvnys welcome
0-TiKi'- Rangick—A. Pengelly,
Rkcoudinu Shcret&ky—M. J. Crohan,
nu Princess stroet, City.
Financial Secretauy—,T. B.Abernethy
Address: Cure !_818W0BtraiiistBra.veiiUQ
Alexandra Hivo No. 7, holds regular
Review 2d and 4th Moudays of each
mouth iu Knights of Pythias Hall,
Westminster aveuuo.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipiece,
25 Teuth aveuue, east.
Lady Record Keeper—Mis. J. Martin,
Ninth avonno.
Vaucouver Council, No. 211a, meet
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, iu I O. O. F., Hall, West
minster avenue. :
Sojourning  Friends always welcome 1
W. P. Flewelling, Ohiof Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
2_2S Wcslinliislcruvcnuc.   Tel. 760.
£ ft».'r^».-^»)»y*s.'r.fr'»*fr'->-^ *?**^»*^9*mmmmmmm»m»\
Everyone knows that for anything
to become known, it must be talked
about. For an article to become
popular its virtue must be made llie
subject of a public announcement.
That is advertising! Consequently,
if the survival of the fittest applies
to business principles as well as it
docs to other walks of life, the better the advertising—the better the
publicity—the belter the results.
Good results mean good business,
and good business is whnt every
merchant advertises fur. If lie did
nut wish to excel ill liis particular
IfYie, he would nut take llie trouble
to write an advertisement, much
more pay for the costly newspaper
and magazine space.—British Advertiser.
>'■■:• z%".^. triiik Jf***********
NOTICE is heroby giveu that, 00
days alter date, 1 intend to apply to the
iluii. Chief Ciiiniuissioner of Lands ami
Works for permission to purchase the
following ileseriltt'il land situated on
Skeena River.
Commencing nt a stnko placed nf; tho
Southeast Coruer of A. E. Johnson's
Location, tbouao HO chains .North,
thence 40 chains East, theuoe HO chains
Smith, thence 10 chains West to place
of oommenoenient j coutaiuiug i!20 acres
more or less.
GEORGE DAVits, Locator.
Per A. E. JOHNSON, Agent.
Hated Dec. 8th, l»or>. janSSO
NOTIOE is hereby givon that, (it)
days after date, I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands aud
Works for permission to purchase the
following described lnnd, situated on
Skeena River:—
Connni'iiciug nt n stake placed at tho
Southwest Corner of 1'ouy Month Pre-
etnptiou and marked U. I'levin
Initial Post, thence 40 ohains North,
theuee 40 chains West, theuoe -10 chaius
Smith, thence 40 chains to Iho point ui
cum:' euconieut; containing 1(10 acres
more or less.
Dated Dec. 8th, 1905.
\. E. .1HONSON, Agent.
NOTICE is hereby given that, (it)
days after date, I intend to apply to
the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for permission to pureloi.-e
the following described land, fituati-d
mi Skeena River:—
Commencing at a stake placedfat the
Southeast Corner of Pony Mouth Ptv-
emtiou and marked A.E.J.,Initial Post,
thenco SO chains Nortli, tlieuco4»i ellains
Kust, thfiiiee 80 ohaius Smith,. tlimiCO 40
chains West to place of eonimoneemeut;
containing il''0 acres more or loss .
.A. E. JOHNSON, Locator.
Dated Dec. Nth, llKla. j.m20
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Company,  Pinancial,  I'k.ss
m Fleet St., London, E. C, Eugland
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for i 2 Months
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minutes by the gas method.
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