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Makes Old Things New I   For Furniture, Pianos,
Fine Woodwork, Carriages, Automobiles, Bicycles.
Cleans, disinfects and veneers. Nothing like it I Iu
lOc and 50c bottles at the
M. A. W. Co., Ltd.
Mt.  Pleasant  Postoffice Drug Store.
Free Delivery to any part of the oity.
I MtPleasant Ad vocate
Devoted to th* interests of Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three/lonths 25c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
Always Something
to intorost you every weel; in ftfij) ADV' ***"*4*,*_.
amopg tho Loyal Items, Mi. f."._iiy,-.i'.i.. JXteuu.
Woman's Realm r or the Comii.Kod Story.   Ttsa
amopg tho Local If ems,  Mi.
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to go for bargains in all lines.
Advertisements will keep yon pr*tt?d' on' Where
Tho subscription \»im is within tliSrfiach'of alt
Dnlivnred anywhere in the City, ti}".- Dominion'
the United States or Great l.ritiau fdirifl a year
Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 336.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   C,   Saturday,   July H,
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 14.
Local Items.
The McCuaig Anction aud Commission Co., Ltd., next to Carneige Library,
Hastings stroet, buy Furniture for Cash,
Conduct Auotion Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of every description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
"The Advocate" did not appear last
Saturday owing to it having beeu
Dominion Dny.
Mrs.   (Dr.)   Brydone-Jack  will
receivp during the summer months.
Mrs. G. H. Wilson of 372 Thirteenth
•venuo, will not be receiving during
the summer months.
Fir Blocks and Cedar Wood mixed,
short lengths, $1.76 per load. Alberta
Lumber Co., 'phono A1695.
Mrs. J. B. Edwnrds of Niuth avenue,
east, is ou an extended trip to Spokane,
Seattle aud Portland. She has two
brothers in Spokane whom sho has not
seen for twenty years.
Mr. aud Mrs. Chas. Kendall of Kamloops, arrived in the city ou Suuday.
Mrs. Kendall is on an extended visit to
ber parents, Mr. aud Mrs. Hoffar corner
Westminster and Twelfth avenue. Mr.
Kend.ili returned nu Tuesday,
The Misses Johnson, daughters of
Police Inspector Johnson of Toronto,
visited Mr. and Mrs. W J. Allen,
Twelfth uvimiie, this weok for n few
days. The young ladies wore en route
to Portland Fair and later to visit thoir
brother Dr. Johnson of Colfax, Wash.
The Rev. Samuel Evjrtou will take
charge of both services. The morning
subject will be "The Riscu Life," evening "Tho Greatest Crisis iu the
World's History."
Wallpaper  at  Oostl—Paver-
hanging and Painting.- W. DAViS,
164 Ninth nveuue.   'Phone BlOiO
Mis. Jas. Flewelling of Sixteenth
areiiue, is rapidly rcoovcring from a
painful accident,  wliich    happened   a
couple «f weeks ngo. Mm. Flewellliig
wasjlecondiiig 11 flight of stops in her
new home which were not quite finished, when she slipped and fell, aproiuiug
uud bruising ouo tinkle severely which
hrs confined her te the house ever since.
The Evangelistic Meetings ill Ihe
Tent curlier of Wcsrmiuster 11 venue and
Harris street, conducted by Evangelist.
MuLcod and Roper, nre entering upon
the second month with Increased inter
oat and attendance. They havo been
productive of good rostilts. Ou Sunday
thrre services will be held lit In 11. 111.,
and .'I:H0 and K p. 111, Special music hus
been a11.1u_.cd for the aft in noun nud
eveuing services.
We have the very cream of tho best
Canadian and American designs and
makes iu the Spring nud Summer styles
of shoes for Meu, Women, Missus and
Children  R MILLS, 18 Cordova streot
Mrs. Pricstland, Postmistress ut Welcome Pass, formerly of Mt. Plnsant, lias
had  a  picnic   and   camping   grounds
I cleared st Welcome Past, which is just
three miles this side of Buccaneer Bay.
■ Tents can be taken up easily but those
not provided with tents cun be iu.com-
modutod.   The steamer Comox goes up
J at Do'clock 11. in. ou Wednesday morn-
, ings, returning Fridays, also goes np on
I Saturdays ut 1 o'clock returning Sundays.   Priestlnnd's Creek is reported to
i be one of tho fiuest places 011 the Coast
1 fnr damping  and  possesses  11  natural
I harbor.
The  Sixth  Annual  Picnic-    of  tho
I- C. P. Ry. Employees will take place nu
I'Saturday July lfilh, to Ganges Harbor,
I Salt   Spring    Island.    Tbe    steamer
1 Charmer will leave at 8 a. 111., returning
I at 6:110 p. 111.    The picnics   in   the past
5 have beeu most enjoyable outings and
this will be up to the successes of the
1, psst.   Tho  Committee  in charge:  G.
Chapman, chairman; J. Hnliman, treasurer; K.   Mitchell,  secretary;   T. Sills,
H. Craig, D. Law, A. McFco, G. Donley,  R.   Edwards,   G.  Pricstmim,  O
Gordon, D. O'Dwyor, L. Hannah,  W.
Witty, J. Lloyd, G. Skeffington. Tickets
are $1 for the round trip.
{""NEW  YORK~j
OUR REPUTATION as Painless Doutists is shown by tho daily
iucrcaso iu our practice.   We have gained a world-wide reputation with our discovery, which, when applied to tlie gums,
teeth can bo extruded absolutely painless.
Our patients nro so pleased with the results lhat they uot only tell
their friends, bnt personally bring them to our parlors that they
may receive tbe same treatment. In this way, together with the
highest-class dentistry, doue by onr Specialists, our practice has
gradually increased till we are second to none in practice.
By the use of our Double Adhesive Suction Chamber we are able to
lit the most difllcnit casts. Whero other Dentists Fail We Meet
With Success. If your teeth drop wheu you try to eat with them,
or if you are .11 raid of them striking the pavement when you sueeze,
there is something wrong; they do not fit. Our Double Adhesive
Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty aud is Our Own Invention nnd cun not be used by others.
Gold Crown, Gold Filling, Bridge Work aud all other Dental Work
done, painless, and by Specialists aud guaranteed-for 10 years.
147 Hastings st.
Telephone 1566.
Branch Oflloo: corner Abbott and Hastings streets.
Office Hours: 8 a. 111 , to 9 p. m.;  Sundays 9 a. in., to 8 p. m.
On Wednesday July 5th, ut 1 o'clock,
tho donblo wedding of Miss Ro»e
Evelyn Glover to Mr. Herbert Harford
aud Miss Gertrude M. Glover to Mr.
Henry Stcveus, took place in thu Mt
Pleasant Methodist Church, I ho pastor
Rev. A. E. Hethcringtou performing
the ceremony uuder a beautiful floral
arch which was erected by the associates
of the contracting parties. The chnroh
was packed to Ihe doors and the sidewalk aud tho steps lending into the
ohnreh were crowded wilh p.:o..le to see
so „ unusual an event ns a double
wedding. Miss Villa Hull of New
Westmiuster playod the wedding march
in artistic style. Mr, Hill ford was sup-
piirt.id hy Mr. J. F. MacLeod and Mr.
Stevens by Mr. ,1, 0. Mathers Miss
R. Glover's bridesmaid was Miss
Florence Harford nnd Missfi. mover's
bridesmaid was Miss Grace H.rford.
Little Miss Ireuo Donaldson mude pretty
flower girl aud Muster Barrio McColl
performed tiie duties of page. The
brides wore dressed alike and looked
exceedingly pretty, their bridal
gowns being of white monsseline de
soie. with accordion pleated chiffon
trimmings uud rallies. Both wore tho
regulation bridal veil null orange
blossoms, nud carried IkkjuoI.-. of bridal
roses, ntaitleii hair ferns itt_.il suiilnx.
Tbe bridesmaid, drosses wire of pale
sea-green with ecru colored luce triiu-
uiingsnud allover luce hats; liny carried bonnet., of inill'gperiles _.:id asparagus ferns. The mother nf the brides
Mrs. Geo. Glover ,.us dressed in black
pean de soie, trimmed v.hli black
sequins; Mrs. Hiufnnl Si., wns also
dressed iu blnck, nntl both carried
bonnets of red roses and ferns. Mr.
Stevens' prusout to his bride was a
handsomely engraved locket nud to tho
bridesmaid a gold brooch with pearl
settings. Mr. Harford's present to his
brido was also a handsomely engraved
gold locket and to the bridesmaid a
pretty uuggct pin.
From 2 to II o'clock a reception was hold
at the homo Mr. nud Mrs. Geo. Glover,
415 Seventh aveuue, east, the attendance
of invited guests was lurgo, and the
lunohetiu served  cu  buffet  was most
Mr. and Mrs. Stevens left on a honey,
inoou trip to Portland Fair and Olyuipia,
Wush. Mrs Stevens' travelling suit was
of bluo Indies' cloth 1 rimmed with blue,
tbe hat beiug of white chiffo". with
penrl trimmings and green flowers.
Mr. and Mrs. Harford loft ou a honeymoon trip to Knniloops and other
Interior points. Mrs. Harford's travelling suit waB of residue green granite
cloth triiun.eil with corded silk, the hnt
being of champagne colored chiffon
with pearl trimmings and enn 111
There were many presents received
by tho young ludies, fitly each. The
scholars of- South Vancouver School,
(Westminster road), where Miss G.
Glover taught, presented their teacher
with a haudsunie tea servico with oak
tray, beautifully cugrsved; seven littlo
girls from the same school, a pretty
lemonade set; Tho City Grocery Company, a handsome oak rocker; employees
of tho City Grocery, u o'clock tea table.
The pnpils and parents of North Arm
School presented Miss R. Glover with a
handsomely engraved silver tea service;
Mr. and Mrs. Harford Sr , a Morris
chair; Mr. nnd Mrs. S. T. Wallace, a
wicker rocker. Mr. aud Mrs Glover
gave each daughter a Siuger sewing
■ —Qm. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd
Ou Monday evening at the First
Presbyterian Manse tho Rev. Dr.
Fraser united in marriage Mr. William
Henry DeBou aud Miss Gertrude Evn
Whitman. Both are well-known on
Mt. Pleasant, and a host of frieuds will
wish them a long and happy wedded
life. Mr. and Mrs. DeBou will reside
on Tenth avenue, east.
Ou Weduesday Juno 28th, the
marriage of Miss Lilly Garnior to Mr.
J. Goad took place at Christ Church at
7:.'I0 p. nt.) tlio Rov. C. C. Owen officiating. After tlie ceremony the newly
wooded couple returned te the home of
the bride's mother, Mrs. Gamier coruer
Ninth avenue and Priuco Edward street,
whore about fifty guests had asssmbled
to rejoice and make merry with the
brido aud groom. Mr. aud Mrs. Goad
are making their homo with Mrs.
Goad's mother.
Ou Wednesday nfteruoou, July 5th,
at !1 o'clock, nt St. Michael's Church
the Rector, Rev. G. H. Wilsou, united
iu the holy bonds uf matrimony Miss
Julia C. Horley to Mr. Cecil James
Marks. There were a nnmber of friends
preseut to witness tho ceremony. The
bride was given awny by Mr. Robt.
Lewiugtou and Mr. Hairy Marks of
N'olson, B. C, brother of tbo groom,
acted us best inn 11. Tho bride is the
eldest daughter of Mr. nud Mrs George
Hurley of Bouvcrie House. Bsllersee,
Londou, S. W , England, nud only
arrived from the Old Country a week
ago. 'I'he groom is the eldest son of
Mr. autl Mrs. John Mark., of Wood
Farm, Stiuii'piii't, Worcestershire, England. He served through the South
African War with the Queen's Own
Worcester Hussars, winning several
medals, nud is still a soldier being a
inomber of Company H, Sixth Regiment
of Vancouver. Mr. Marks has mndo
mauy frionds since comiug to Viuicou-
ver, who will wish him and his bride n
lung nud buppy wedded life. Mr. und
Mrs. Marks huvo gone to housekeeping
at 128 Sixteenth avenuo, east.
Keep Out the Flies!
SCREEN DOORS and WINDOWS Just arrived.
When we ordered these goods wo wero thinking of you and just
what you would like. We feel sure you will not bo disappointed
when you see onr stock. It will pay yon to place yonr order early
while the stock iB complete.
A full liu« of Lawn Mowers at the best possible price.
m   t\.    I LLI   la STORE. Tel. 447.
*«**l. R. OWENS, Manager..
B. C. Creamery Butter, 25c per lb.
Apricots $ I
H. O. Lee,
Eer crate-
ast Chance.
2425  Westminster Ave,
'Phone 322
Central Heat flarket
Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in nil kinds of FRESH and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables nlways
on hand.   Ordera solicitod from all parts of Mount Ploasaut uud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. StffiSBl
Now is the time to order
We have them and all other kinds of Fruits
at bottom prices.
J. P. Nightingale &C0.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone   18(10.
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Lines at EXTRA
50 pieces, of materials including CRETONNES, ART MUSI,INS,
PRINTS nnd SCRIMS, iu a large variety nf colors and patterns. S.iln
price Be a yard. WASH SKIRTS—Lndlos' *Wnsh Skirts mude Of dunks,
muslins and crashes; won li up lo |2.l_"i, Sale prico $l each. CURT/UN
SPECIALS—Swiss nud Bntteuburg Curtains, iu handsome floral designs';
worth up to $0.50, Sale price $8.50 n pair CAPES—Ladies' Silk (Japes,
clearing nt half prico.
Agents for McCall Pattern*
/^K* "in   ini    iuc-i-nil   i i.iiuiMf'      m
ADHCC _C» CC\      *°>3» »nd 34 Cordova St. \
.   K\lJJ C_  Vl/., Telephone 574. #
%**%«**k>%/VsW%*/%*. ■%^^%^/%'%^%%^%%'^%^W%^%^«
of the couple present. Mr. WmV. Mc-
Beth, brother of thu bride, n.fed as
best mau, aud Miss Hamilton was
bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. Brown left
for Portland to tako in tlie Fnir, nud
after the honeymoon thoy will make
their home 011 Mt. Pleasaut
the Si'itiNd and Sr.VMi.it stylos for Men,
■  Women, Misses nud Children,  v.-c have
', oponed  up.   Romoiubor  the  "Watchword"   of   this  storo—satisfaction    or
: yonr money   refunded.     R.   MILLS,
>  the Shoe-man,  18 Oordovat sreet.
Dt3_T Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" ou Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital ♦8.000.000.    Reserves ♦8.1102.748.
A General Banking Business
Savings Bunk Deportment.
7 to 8 o'clock.
VV. A. WARD, Manager.
A very pretty wedding took placo ou
Wednesday June 28th, at the home of
Mr. Thos. Bradley, Twentieth avenne,
wheu his daughter May wiib united iu
murriugo to Mr. John F. Wilson of this
oity. Tho coremouy was performed
at o p. in., by the Rev. Dr. Robsou. Miss
Annie Bradley, Bister of tho bride,
played the weddiug inarch. Tho bride
was dressed iu n becoming creuui lustre
trimmed with white silk, ribbon and
lace, und carried a bouquet of while
carnations; she waB attended by Miss
Bertha M. Hamilton who was dressed
iu n pretty white organdio with trim-
miiigs of luce aud Insertion, and carried
a boquet of pink carnations Tho groom
was supported by Mr. John W. Bradley,
brother of the brido. Only u fow of the
immediate friends were present, and
after the cerouiouy tlie party sat dow n
to a sumptuous repast. Tho young
couple left the following day for their
home on Westmin«ter nveuue midst n
shower of rice and tho well wishes of
their many friends in this vicinity.
Tho bride and groom were the recipients
of ninny presents.
On Tuesday at II a. in., Mr. W. H.
Browu. Assistant Librarian in the
Carnegio Library, and Miss Catherine
MoBcth were united in marriage by
Rev. Dr. Fraser at tho home of the
bride's mother, 814 Seymour streot.
There Merc only the immediate friends
On Thursday at 1 o'clock a very pretty home wedding took place at the residence of Ihe bride's mother, 1112 Fifth
nvonue, when Annie Christina, youngest
daughter of Mrs. 11. Whiteside, was
united in marriage lo Mr. Alexander
Graham, Lieutenant of E Company,
Sixth Regiment, Mr. Graham is Principal of South Vancouver School, Westminster rond. The brido looked lovely
in a dove colored nlk voile over silk and
curried a bouquet of pink roses. The
only ornament worn was a handsome
brooch of pearls, the gift of the groom.
Miss Hilda R. Wood of Scuttle, as maid
of honor, was dressed in white mull over
silk aud wore pearls. Mr. J. A. Goode
supported tho groom. Tin: bride's going
away dress was brown taffeta broad-loth
with hat to match. Tho Rev.Dr.Frasorof
the First Presbyterian Chinch performed tbe ceremony, which was attended
by tbo immediate friends and relatives
of the contracting couple. After the
ceremony the gncsts sat, down to a
wedding breakfast.
Mr.aud Mrs. Graham left for Portland
and San Fraucisco ou then- honeymoon
trip, and ou thoir return they will make
their home ou Mt.Pleasant. Both nre
well-known aud popular. The number
of jiroseuts received was largo.
Peters' Boot and
Shoe Store te»i.
A Good  Stock of
nlways  oil baud.
Our    Own    Handmade
Boots    and   Shoes    are
second to   none in  the
Ropmlrtng a Specialty.
215(1 Westminster aveuue.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy  Seeds,
Fruit's Poultry nud Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chirk Fond,   Beefscmps, Etc.
5I/PITH  Corner    NINTH iiV-nne   A
. i\r_,. i ii vvesTfi
Telephone   1,117.
Store and    *
Office Fixtures
* a specialty
Satisfaction Guaranteed,
(Cabinet Matter.)
SHOP: ■(.. Eighth Avenuo.
'Phone BI.KXI.     Mr. PLEASANT.
ButetrOLYsih Pahi.ok of Huirdre.HK-
iug, Manicuring, Facial Massage uud
Sculp Treatment for Ladies aud Gentle-
mon. Superfluous hair, warts and
moles removed by Electrolysis.
Valuable Information given to every
lady patron oil  "How  lo take caro of
Skin Food for building up the wasting
tiimiie. Orange Flower Cream to pre
vent and heal sunburn.
Maoami'. Ht'MiMiiu.vs, r,N!) Granvlllo
[j   fresh Bread
and Cakes
Mt. Peasant Bakery, Ninth Ave.
Between Westin'.  Ave it' Westn'f. Rd.
California Plums
25c per Basket,
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd-
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tei. zee.
Westminster Avo. A Princess? Streot.
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 petlple which uo other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ |,
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
At      Vancouver, B. C.   ig-   Tel. 429      At
For Sale at ull first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your honse.
j King's
Market \
3321 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. ..liSOH.       Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Meats of AH Kinds.
Vegetables  and  Poultry 4
**. m% in season. 4> <¥■   t
Central Park.
Oentral Park, Jnly Od.
The Central Park Piesbyleriun Sunday
School will hold their animal picnic to
Stanley Park on Friday July 88th.
__w,0 W. Pulley of -iff- Bluff,
Manitoba, anil Miss BurgOSS of I'llol
Mound, Manitoba, ure visiting their
sister Mrs. (>. W. AJcdolt.
Miss Gertrude yVcsrl returned from
the East last Saturday, where sua ims
been attending Harwoud College al
Toronto for the past few months
The Misses Alooolt entertained 11 few
friends at their home on Wednesday
evening. Thos.i present were: Miss
Perkins, Miss Brown, Miss Bnnohley,
Mr A. Turner of New Westminster,
Mr Fred Wright, Mr. O. RoutUll, Mr.
(J. Johnson of New Westminster, Mr.
H. Swain of Now Westmiustor,
The religous Scandinavian Saciotiei
of _\"(]w Westminster and Veuoonver
united and hclu a pieilie at I Viilnil i'urlt
on the 1st ol July.
Wednesday Jnne ssth.in the Princes*
Slnel   Methodist   Church,   Mr.   Rnhl.
Craig of Vancouver and Miss Bliaabeili
Itiirein'il of Oentral Park were united
in matrimony by tbe Haw. H   Newton
Powell. The liide was atlcndi'd by
her sister Miss 1.ilium Baroboll and Mr.
T. liuitcriiuld attended tin* groo n,  Mr.
nnd Mrs Craig will take  up their residence in New Westmiustor.
A qniel wedding took place ou Wednesday Jnne 28th, »t the residence of
the bride's   parents,   when  Mr.   Clfllk
Ellis of New Westminster nud Miss
Kate Ross, eldest daughter   of   Mr.
Dounld RoiS, were united iu marriage
by Rev J. G. Riid The bride was llie
recipient of iiiimy pretty presents. Mr.
and Mrs. Ellis will reside iu Now
Wost minster.
A Sale of
You can buy—
Ladios' Purses, Men's Partes,
Hand Bags, Card Cases,
Peggy From Paris Bags,
Rill Bonks,  Leather Books,
Cigar aud Cigarette Casus,
Pocket-knife Holders,
Watch Bracelets, Wallets,
( iinii-laiuu Purses, Etc.,
very cheap just now whilo onr
Loather Goods Sole is on.
Corner Hastings and Grnuvi.lo Sts.
Official Watch Inspector O. P. B.
McTaggart & Moscrop
Oka hints ix
344 Carrall St.,
Tcmph'ton Block.
Vancouver, B.C.
Royal Crown
lis a I"-' i card asking for a
Catalogue of Premium* to bm
hud free tor RoTAl (,'iiowi.
Ho/i !• Wit.iri'KK-i.
VJ_.-rouvr.it, B.C.
For good workmanship nnd moderate
pricis In monuments, headstones, tab
lets, etc., J. Mcintosh & Sons, Westminster avenue, comer iMill'eriii street,
are Ihe people.
They carry a large selection of the
latest and most artistic design:-  nnd cun
oxeuuto uny special order iu design or
color desired hy patrons. 'Phone HUM
or rail.
J. MelNTOSH A sons,  Westmbi
ster Avenue, corner nt Dufleriu.
Flour^Fecd Store
.M.".(i Westminster ave.  Phone Ml.
-Ti? Hastings street,  enst,  'Phono 718.
Since opening up it few wooks
ago thu patronage accorded this
sior. has beeu nioet generous.
The Staple and Fancy Groceries
we carry will always be kept at
a high sraudnrd nf MtoeUenot,
Ynur patronage s.lioited,
SUGAR Ifl pounds for 91.09,
ONIONS de per pouud,
CANNED GOODS—Tomatoes.  Beam
Corn, Peas, Pumpkin,  10c per tin.
BUTTER He and Ut)c.
W- H. SIM,
246   Ninth aveuve,  east.
Telephone 914.
aiiiuii iluu .lU llll JIM
Advertising   Is  the  education  of  the
pun Iinii"!-   of   the   merits   "f   different
that which uddi to his comfort and nm- Read the Now Vork Denial Parlors
1 consumer, ft Informs the prospective |adviTtiMuii«ui in this wiper, thon go I.e
] goods end brlngr, blm Into touch with New York Dental Parlors for your wqE^
1 pllflts bis happiness. From  the
Ambdwssfesdor V
CoMjrt.lil, 1B04, ku A. H. Davles Oudes
The big flower filled drawing room
was brilliant with afternoon sunshine.
Through the open window came the
sound of the trot of horses' feet as
they passed on the broad "Unter den
Linden." Ransome Prentice looked
about him wltb a sigh of satisfaction.
It was good to be back ln Berlin. Thep
he smiled at the girl who was handing
blm a cup of tea.
"So here I am at last," he said. "And,
now, tell me the news. Tou left America so suddenly that I had no chance
to come and bid you goodby. How do
you like your elevation to tbe rank of
ambassador's daughter? And bas anytblng exciting happened thus far? You
see, I hsd to follow just to hear lt all."
The girl hesitated, playing with the
spoons on the dainty tea table.
"There ls not much to tell," she answered sloWly. "And yet there ls one
thing," glancing across at blm. "I
think you will be pleased, as lt is
largely due to your Instrumentality. I
should never have—have known him so
quickly had It not been that, owing to
your old friendship, I already felt as lf
be were no stranger when we met Of
course yoa can guess whom I mean. It
ls not announced yet, but 1 am going te
marry Max von Wltzleben."
The man's cup clattered In its saucer.
"You—to marry Max!" he repeated.
Then, "Do you—do you care for him so
much?" he asked.
For a moment Miss Freeman frowned.    But lt was only Ransome.    He
*  and she had always teased and questioned and confided In each other.   Yet
ahe paused over the answer.
"I—I do not think that I am the kind
to care very deeply for any one," she
«ald soberly. "I admire Max. Yen
have always told me how noble he was;
how brave. And I adore bravery. My
Idea of his character ls really drawn
largely from your letters."
Prentice's lips twisted Into a smile.
"I was sn enthusiastic chap ln those
days," he commented dryly. "I hope
yon have some better foundation fer
your affection than letters written by
a hoy in the university. But I am
forgetting what waa partly my errand
this afternoon. "Buffalo BUI" ls to open
In Berlin tomorrow afternoon, and I
thought perhaps you would like to go.
It ls only patriotic for the Americans
te turn out Should you care"— Miss
Freeman nodded.
"I suppose lt would be the proper
thing to do," she agreed. "I have not
seen 'Buffalo BUI' since I was a child.
They sent father a box, but he does
not care te go, and I had not thought
about lt Suppose you come with us.
I will ask Max, and we can take Frau-
A few minutes later Prentice rose te
take his leave, and lt was not until
after his departure tbat Miss Freeman
remembered that he had forgotten to
congratulate her. For the rest of the
day the girl was decttledly absent-
Bnt the next afternoon, seated ln the
box of honor ln the big open air arena,
Miss Freemen appeared to have quite
regained her normal spirits, chattering
gayly with both men. Von Wltzleben,
precise, neat, with parted hnir and
pointed mustache, sat on her right, and
tbe girl glanced, critically from his
somewhat Impassive face to that of the
American, wltb Its keen dark eyes
and steady, clean cut mouth. The
study of the two men was more absorbing than the show. Her attention bad
wandered from the ring ond the flour
ish of trumpets which heralded the
Deadwood coach caused her to start
The next moment a man pushed his
way to their box snd bowed.
"Colonel Cody would be honored lf
any of the American ambassador's
guests would wish to ride ln the Dead-
wood coach," the man snggested courteously. Miss Freeman, In sudden mischief, looked at her fiance.
"What do you say to lt?" ehe queried
demurely. The German gated back In
horrified disapproval.
"You go around In that coach and
make a spectacle of yourself," he
gasped, "before all these people! Aber,
what a shocking kleu! I could not allow It"
Into the girl's eyee there came a sodden gleam. Bbe had not meant to de
this thing. But ever since her spoiled
babyhood a dare had beeu to her spirit
like fire to gunpowder. She lifted her
"Thank yon. We ahall be glad to accept" she aaid to the man, who still
stood, hat tn hand, awaiting her decision. "If yon are afraid, pray remain
here," she added defiantly to Von Wit-
aleben. "Will you come, Ransome?"
"But"— began he. One glance at her
set mouth showed the futility of remonstrance. And wherever she called
' be would follow, be tbe consequences
what they might In silence he let ber
precede him down the steps, Von Wlt-
aleben bringing up s sullen rear. The
fraulein left behind wept ln unheeded
It was not until the coach had fairly
started that Miss Freeman realized all
tbat she had brought upon herself.
From her childhood she had always
detested firearms. And these pursuing
.ndlsnsl But without flinching, she
bore It all—the crack of rifles, tbe
smoke whlcb choked eyes snd mouth,
the fiendish yells. Then all at once sbe
became conscious that the coach was
swaying and bumping strangely. A
man sitting opposite ber suppressed an
"I told BUI to exercise tbem horses,"
be muttered. "And this blamed ring
baa mighty short corners. You better
held on tight" he added to the girl "lf
thls rickety old thing doea break loose
or turn over," expressively. Miss Freeman felt her heartbeats quicken. There
was danger then-real danger. From
the box came tWdrlver's voice In fran
tic objurgation to the now thoroughly
frightened "animals. Miss Freeman
turned toward Vou Wetzloben.
"Max," she whispered. But the German, his face ashy, his eyes fixed nnd
staring, sat with strained fingers
clutching at the wooden door. He had
quite forgotten tbe girl. A little sob
broke from ber parted lips. Were they
going to die? A strong hand closed
•ver   hers.   and.  aoenlna   b»   »«•
Ss,,    I. .■■■ '     i  ■
v..".»ug'_i the smoke she-saw Ransome,
steady, calm, self controlled.
"We shall pull through all right" he
said. "Don't be frightened, dear." The
girl, conscious only of the word which
had slipped Inadvertently from his lips,
caught ber breath ln the sudden shock
of a great revelaUon. Ransome loved
her—Ransome I
All at once she comprehended why
lt was that she had hesitated to announce her engagement until Ransome
should learn of lt, why lt was that she
had Judged Von Wltzleben from Ran-
some's standpoint rather than her own,
appreciated that lt had been the fact
of his Intimacy with Ransome which
had been his chief attraction and how
near she had been to never knowing.
Now at last, in this supreme moment
ehe grasped the truth; knew that even
as Ransome loved ber, so she loved
him. And whether death or life lay
before them, with that knowledge ln
her heart, that touch on her hand, she
was content
And then with one strong, mighty
pull from above tho horses trembled
down to quiet
For a day or so the Berlin papers
were rather sharp ln their criticism' of
the girl wbo had rendered herself so
conspicuous, ^equally well born German girl would ever have done such s
thing, tbey declared. But Miss Freeman, utterly glad in her new found
happiness, only smiled in undisturbed
Colerldae the Soldier.
Subsistence could not be made on the
reading and writing of pamphlets or
the means ot livelihood obtained by
the most eloquent and entrancing of
conversaUons, and Coleridge, finding
himself both forlorn and destitute in
London, enlisted as a soldier In the
Fifteenth (Elliot's) Life dragoons.
"On his arrival at the quarters of the
regiment" says his friend snd biographer, Mr. GUIman, "the general of
the district Inspected tho recruits and,
looking bard at Coleridge wltb a military air, Inquired, 'What's your name,
sir?' 'Comberbach' (the name he had
assumed. 'What do you come here
for, sir?' as lf doubting whether he had
any business there. 'Sir,' said Coleridge, 'for what most persons come-
to be made a soldier.' 'Do you think,'
said the general, 'you can run a Frenchman through the body?' 'I do not
know,' replied Coleridge, 'as I have
never tried, but I'll let a Frenchman
run me through tbe body before I'll
run away.' 'That will do,' said the
general, and Coleridge was turned Into
the ranks."—English House Beautiful,
Do Animal* Really Think.
"We so habitually impute tbougbt to
animals that we come unconsciously to
look upon them as possessing this power," writes John Burroughs in Har-
per's Magazine. "Thus the dog seems
to think about his dinner when prompted by hunger or about his home and his
master when separated from tbem. The
bird seems to think about its mate, its
nest its young, its enemies. Tbe fox
seems to think about the hound that lt
hears baying upon its track and tries
to elude it; the beaver seems to think
about Its dam, the muskrat about its
house ln tbe fall, the woodpecker about
the cell ln the dozy limb which it wM
need as a lodging place ln the winter-
that ls, all these creatures act as if
they thought We know that under
similar conditions we tblnk, and therefore we Impute thought to them. But
of mental Images, concepts, processes
like our own, tbey probably have none.
Innate or Inherited Impulse, which we
call Instinct, and outward stimuli explain most of the actions of the animals."      	
The Kraal* Tarantnla.
The My gale tarantula sometimes
spreads over six Inches square, but
more frequently four or five Inches. A
shaggy coat of hair covers the surface
of the great spider. It Is supplied with
six long, bony legs and two dangerous
pedlpalps, or strikers, each armed with
a sharp sting and poison sac. The
strikers are frequently mistaken for
two long legs, and from this arises tbe
Idea that the Creature has stings on its
feet. Two powerful projections, resembling Jaws, protrude from tbe head.
Under each of these Is a curved poison
tang, similar to a cat's claw, but longer
(exactly like those of a rattlesnake),
which may be lifted, extended and
hooked Into tbe victim. A person thus
stung or bitten must cut tbe tarantula
away st once, for the spider does net
seem willing to unhook Its fangs.
Crime and  Selene*.
Lord Chancellor Harwlcke and Chief
Justice Raymond once advised the sovereign that be could grant a pardon to
criminals under sentence of death lf
they would consent to undergo medical
experiments for tbe benefit of science.
The advice was given In answer to a
question from the crown as to whether
criminals might be spared on tbelr un
dertaking to bo vaccinated with smallpox virus. In France ln 1TT0 life and
freedom were offered to a galley slave
condemned to die conditionally upon
his consenting to be thrown off a tower seventy feet tn height, he being
equipped with a winged apparatus
whose aerial qualities It was desired to
try. The slave consented and, parachuting down ln safety, gained bla Ub-
r    '    Th* Brltim and Wuhlif.
We have come to look upon water as
Meant primarily to wash ln, as an aid
to ablution rather than a thing of beauty. A story of a Somersetshire peasant will Illustrate what we mean. The
Individual ln question had never seen
the sea until ho wus taken to Weston-
super-Mare on a "choir treat" excursion. Naturally the vicar, the curate
and the rest of the tenors, trebles and
basses as soon as the esplanade was
reached gathered around to see bow
tbe first sight of the ocean would strike
the natural man. Will lt be believed
thot the words struck from him by the
view of "the unfurrowed deep" lying
ln vast expanse before his eyes were
these: "If I'd known what her were
like, I'd have brought down a bit of
aoap and had a good wash." The Iron,
or, rather, tho soap, bad entered so
deeply into his soul tbat he could only
conceive the sea as a huge washing
place.—London Spectator.
There le a strength of quiet endurance aa significant of courage as the
most daring feaU ef proweM.-Tuclwr*
See lf Yon Can Trace the Course
Taken by the Tonrl-t.
If you were suddenly placed at tbe
center of the earth, provided with the
accompanying chart and told to start
on a pilgrimage around the world you
would pursue a tangled course beforo
reaching your home city. A man, so
runs the story, started to make this
trip around the world. His starting
point was tbe black spot on the chart
He wanted to stop at some big city,
but could not decide whether tbat
city should be London, Paris or New
York. At last be decided on the city
be would first visit aud set out at once.
The twisted, snarled lines ln tbe picture represent his course. Do you
want to know what city he went to?
Then take a pencil and follow the line
of his travels from tbe black spot and
you will Bnd yourself at last at the city
he chose, for the line ends abruptly at
that city. Try this and see how un-
confused you can keep your brain ln
tracing the wanderer's travels.—New
York World.    	
How   ta   Hake   th*   Silver   Quart-*
Drop Into th* Hat,
A very neat trick may be performed
by any boy with a bat and a sliver
quarter. The quarter may be brand
new, Just from the mint but the hat
bad better be an old one, or at least one
tbat Its owner ls not very particular
about, for lt is likely to get a little
rough handling.
It must be of the pattern known as a
"stovepipe," either sUk or beaver. Lay
lt on ita side on top of a glass tumbler,
and on tbe upper side of the hat place
the quarter.
Now what you esk one of yeur little
friends to do ls to knock the hat from
under tbe quarter so tbat tbe latter
will fall Into the tumbler.
Every one tbat tries lt will be sure
to strike the bat on Its brim, but that
will only send lt across the room and
the quarter somewhere on the floor.
When the feat has been pronounced
Impossible you make a few feints as If
you, too, were going to strike it on the
brim, and then suddenly you give lt a
smart tap on the inside of the crown,
wben lt will Jump quickly out and let
the coin fall directly down Into the
Ethel'* Letter to CecHe.
Dear little Ceclle Valory had promised to pay a visit to her friend Ethel,
and Ceclle was such a sweet little girl
tbat her visits always brought pleasure. But when the day for the visit
came lt poured rain, and of course
Cecil* could not go out. So she wrote
a little note of apology to Ethel, who
aent tbe following letter ln reply:
Dear CtcUe—I am so sorry lt rained
and you eould not com* to ■•• mo. I
missed you very, very much. Do coma
just a* soon aa you can. Our baby broke
my big doll's face and pulled the littlo
doll's wis oft. Bo you can see that my
poor children are not very well. I hope to
io* you very soon". Your loving friend,
Don't you tblnk lt was too bad for
the rain to have kept those two little
friends apart and don't you tblnk that
Ethel wrote a nice little letter to Ceclle?
Doll* la Ancient  Greece.
The dolls tbe classic Greek children
played with were made of wax and
clay decorated with bright colors. Aa
these children married when they were
very young tbey played wltb their dolls
nntil Just before their wedding day.
Then they made a sacrifice of all their
toyS, dolls and clothes Included. They
dedicated them as a pious offering to
some deity. If the little girl died before she waa grown up ber dolls were
burled with ber. Thus lt happens that
ws have been able to learn the kind
and fashion of dolls which comforted
these ancient children. — Now York
Took Thom by tho Handle-.
Philip had gone to bring in the new
kittens to show them to a visitor. His
mother, hearing a shrill mewing, called
out "Don't hurt tbe kittens, Philip!"
From the hall came the reassuring
answer: "Oh, no. I'm carrying them
very carefully by the stoma."—Youth's
Wanted—A Twin.
If any llttl* boy who reads ti five yean
old today
And lilies to look at picture books and
dearly loves to play
And  doesn't  car*  to  sit on chairs,  but
much prefers the floor,
And measure* just as high as m* upon
our kitchen door
And  Isn't   frightened   In  th*  dark,   but
feels a little queer-
As lt he'd like to cuddle up to some oni
very near-
Ana means to bo a soldier Just the mlnut.
he's a man,
To fight with bears and Indians—and pirates, lf he can-
It there's a boy like that I wish that ht
would please begin
Right now to pack hi* toy* and como te
bo mr llttl* twin I
—Hannah   Q.   Foruald  In  Youth'*  Com-
Sad Fate of a Careful Man.
I had a friend who did his duty to
himself und others with such zeal that
he never went to bed without taking his
temperature or got up without drinking a scientific decoction tbe name and
composition of which I have forgotten.
The flavor, however, was such as rendered the duty performed particularly
meritorious. His dietary was basedon
the most scientific principles. He
weighed himself before and after each
meal. He had his appendix removed,
bo as to avoid all risk of appendicitis,
and, in short, he so fully realized tlie
duty of being healthy and long lived
that he never had time to do anything
else or talk about anything else. Unfortunately he never took that fickle
jade "Fortune" Into his calculations,
and after ouly a year of striving most
manfully to fulfill the duty of being
long lived he slipped on a piece of
orange peel and fractured the base of
his skull.—Pall Mall Gazette.
Canoe Por Alarm,
Pennlbus—Poor Scribbles ls worried.
Inkerton—What's the trouble? Pennlbus—He's afraid he has lost bis cunning as a humorist. The English magazines are beginning to copy his Jokes..
Fain 11 j. Oblectlena Respected.
>ld Friend—Why didn't you marry
r. Nlcefello?   Sweet Girl—His father
objected,   did Friend—I shouldn't have
cared tor tbat   Sweet Girl—Y-e-s, bnt
be said ha wonld cut him off with a
Clffar Boxes of Spanish Cedar.
"The best cigar box Is made of Spanish cedar," said a tobacconist. "All our
Imported cigars come in Spanish cedar
boxes.   Look here."
He opened a box of beautiful, costly
cigars, and the odor diffused through
the shop was Indescribably pleasant,
an odor half of tobacco, half,-as lt
seemed, of spices.
"That spicy smell—do you notice It?"
said the dealer. "Well, that Is the smell
of the Spanish cedar. It communicates
Itself to the cigars, and so delicate nnd
subtle is lt that it actually improves
their flavor.
"If we put up our goods In chestnut
or walnut or pine boxes the flavor of
the .wood, impregnating the tobacco,
would ruin the cigars entirely; hence
moderately good cigars are put in a box
that is quite odorless, and the best
cigars are put up ln this aromatic aud
costly box."
Mexican Etiquette.
Mexican etiquette puts on the newcomer the responsibility of making all
^e social advances. Visitors to any
principal Mexican city, whatever their
rank, foreign ministers not excepted,
must In solemn print give notice to ev
ery family of any consideration resident ln the municipality that they have
arrived and put themselves and their
homes at the disposition of the residents. Otherwise they will receive no
social attention whatever. Intending
visitors to that country need to be
equipped with this knowledge of the
customs prevailing there. The point of
etiquette involved Is peculiar to that
country, having no known existence
elsewhere. The people are very kind
and hospitable when approached in
their own way, and none other is understood or taken any notice of by
How to Feed Does,
In an article in the Animals' Friend
0. Lelghton discusses the home treatment of dogs, the various forms of distemper and their special treatment. To
Improper food ns well as excess In eating he attributes the chief cause of this
malady. "A little bread and milk or a
plain biscuit should alone constitute
his diet, and no alarm need be felt If
the dog refuses to ent. His appetite
will return with his health.". He adds
that bones arc distinctly "harmful and
frequently fatnl, since they loosen the
teeth, give them a taste for meat,
which puts them off their proper food,
and if a splinter Is swallowed It frequently becomes Impaled In tlie lungs
or Intestines or causes stoppage, when
their doom is sealed and the poor
brutes die."
Highest Ted llnllillns...
The ten highest buildings ln the
world ore the Eiffel tower,-Paris, 94-
feet high; tho Washington monument
{/55 feet; City building, Philadelphia,
035 feet; Cathedral of Cologne, Cll
feet; Cathedral of Strassburg, 460 feet;
the chimney of the St. Rollox Chemical
works, Glasgow, 455% feet; St. Martin's church, Landshut, Germany, 454
feet; St. Stephen's, Vienna, 453 feot;
the Great Pyramid, 450 feet, and St
Peter's, Rome, 448 feet.
Hnrd Constitutions.
"Poor old Rlchley!" said Brown.
"He's a very sick man."
"Yes," replied Dr. Bolus, "but I have
his case ln hand now, and there is
"Oh, I don't know!" replied the other absentmlndedly. "Some of your patients have been known to get well in
spite of you."
His  Grief.
"John," said Mrs. Twlcewed, "you
are a brute! You don't express nny
sorrow that my mother ls dying. I
don't believe you'd care if all my relatives died!"
"Yes, I would, Maria," answered the
brute cheerfully. "I often find mysell
grieving over the death of your flrst
A Deduction.
Bugby—Who was thut lady who sat
beside you at the theater the other
evening? Smith—Why, that was my
wife. Bugby—Ob, I don't mean the
one who sat on your right. I mean the
one you talked with.
His Wife—I wish I had lots of money. He—If one could get what he wished for I think I should wish for common sense, not for money. His Wife—
Naturally everybody wishes for what
they huven't got.
Ther Generally Are.
"I ate a Welsh rabbit last night"
"How was It?"
"It was a dream." :'   '
Some persons are so dry that you
might soak them In a joke for a month
and it would not go through their skin.
•-Henry Ward Beecher.	
Carnival Dancing.
Among the most picturesque of the
carnival festivities of Europe must be
classed tbat of the GUlcs, or dancing
men, of BInchc, ln Halnault. These
men, 200 strong, ln their remarkable
headdress of tall ostrich feathers and
their lace decked costume fringed with
bells, dance from an appointed place
to the town hall, bombarding the spectators with oranges as they go. Arrived at the town hall, the public Joins
ln the fun, and soon some 5,000 persons—men, women end children—may
be seen gayly waltzing around the
Grand* Discs.
Must Revise Cicero—Some of th*
Sage's Statements That Would Hav*
to Be Modernized—Canada Itself
Furnishes Good Examples That Men
Over Forty Achieve Much in All
By this time all the world has heard
of Dr. William Osier's (Regius Professor at Oxford) recent startling deliverances on old age. Some are dl.posed
not to take him seriously, but as the
full report of his actual words has come
from Baltimore, writes J. E. Wetherell
of Strathroy ln Toronto News, there ls
no doubt that he was ln downright earnest when ho declared that men above
forty are comparatively useless, and
men above sixty absolutely so. As Dr.
Osier Is htmself fifty-five years of age,
one ls amazed at his statements, since
he did not begin work at Johns Hopkins
University till he was forty, and now ho
goes to Oxford, on the eve of that period In a man's career which he characterized as thoroughly useless! When
eo brilliant and so sane a man as Dr.
Osier makes statements so sweeping
and so opposed to universal sentiment
and opinion, lt ls time to review our
ideas regarding old age, and, lf necessary to revise them somewhat
In dealing with Dr. Osier's dictum
one has to remember two Important
facts. His remarkable statements were
made ln a valedictory oration, and he
probably indulged ln a little of that
hyperbole which the epigrammatic orator, especially ln tha land to the south
of us, ls permitted to employ. And,
secondly, he was addressing an audience ln a country whose most popular
adjective to-day Is "strenuous"— a
country where young men control almost all the activities of life, political,
social, educational, literary, commercial.
Dr. Osier says the world's history
bears out his statement Certainly the
history of former ages does not. It
was Cicero (at sixty-three) who summed up the world's experiences ln the
matter of old age ln his "De Senec-
tute." Cicero himself delivered nearly
all his famous speeches after he wa.
forty, and his vigorous and effective
speeches against Antony when he was
sixty-two. It would be very interest
Ing to have from Dr. Osier a modern
"Do Senectuto," and lf the calm o#
English life allows him the necessary
leisure, perhaps when he reaches the
fatal year (for him) of 1910 he will de
vote the subsequent "year of contem
platlon" (from sixty to sixty-one), to
a revision of Cicero's standards. Hero
follow a few of Cicero's statement.,
which would, ln the new order of
things, have to be modernized:
"He (the old man) does not do things
that the young men do, but ln truth
he doea much greater and better
"Great actions are achieved by talent, authority, Judgment, of which faculties old age ls not only not deprived,
but lt has even a greater measure of
"Rashness belongs to life when ln Its
bloom;  wlsdow to old age."
"The high spirit of young men, the
steadiness of manhood, the maturity of
old age, all are natural, and ought to
be enjoyed ln their time."
Dr. Osier says lf we subtract from
the sum of human achievement ln action, ln science, ln art, ln literature,
the work of men above forty, we should
be practically where we are to-day.
Let us take a few striking "example,
from each of these fields of work.
Cromwell was forty-four when he organized the "Ironsides," and fifty when
he began to rule England. Wellington
was forty-six at Waterloo. Roberts
was forty-eight when he marched to
Kandahar, and sixty-eight when he
routed Kruger. Kitchener was fifty
when he won his title from Khartoum;
at forty he was unknown. So much
for men of action,    j,
In science. Dr. Osier's own province,
young men have their best chance. Invention, alertness, originality, Imagination, belong pre-eminently to the
young, and hero Dr. Osier's statements
come very close to exactness. Still Edward Jenner, William Harvey, Benjamin Franklin, and hosts of others made
their greatest "hit" when they were well
on ln the forties. To-day the scientist
of original genius who does not accomplish something before the age of
forty ls rare Indeed; but Dr. Osier
should not, because ot this. Indulge ln
"glittering generalities" about all other
classes of men.
In literature what do we find? Milton
began "Paradise Lost" at fifty. Tennyson wrote the "Idylls of the IClng"
between fifty and seventy-five. Browning wrote "The Ring and the Book" at
fifty-six. In prose, Ruskln made his
most Important contributions to English classics after he was forty-five.
George Meredith after fifty wrote what
are considered his masterpieces, "Diana of the Crossways" and "The Egoist." Hardy was fifty-two when "Tess"
appeared. Dickens when he died, at
fifty-eight, was at the full tide of his
wonderful powers. >
Our own country furnishes tfce best
refutation of Dr. Osier's doctrine. Perhaps the most Important events ln the
history of Canada are the Confederation of the Provinces and the building
of the Canadian Pacific Railway. All the
"Fathers of Confederation" had passed
fifty when the union waa brought
about, Sir John A. Macdonald being
fifty-two ;and Sir George E. Cartlor
fifty-three.' As everyone knows, the
gigantic project of building the C.P.R.
la due to the foresight and enterprise
of three men—J. J. Hill, Lord Mount
Stephen and Lord Strathcona. These
men, when the project was started, had
all passed the line of forty. Hill was
forty-two, Lord Mount Stephen was
fifty-one, and Lord Strathcona was actually sixty! One would surmise that
the youngest of the three men was the
Uf* and soul of the movement, but J.
J. Hill, ln a recent speech, declared
that the one person to whose efforts
their success in railway development
was due Was Lord Strathcona. It was
th* pluck and determination and enthusiasm of this sexagenarian that opened
up our marvellous Northwest and
started us on the path of genuine nationality. And yet all Strathcona's
great work waa performed after he had
the chloroform limit-    At the
age of eighty this same veteran, wltb
all the restless energy of a youth,
hurled his Strathcona's Horse at th*
Boer hordes of South Africa.
If Dr. Osier Is a firm believer In his
own new theory, ha should have been
considerate enough to tell panada sooner. A few months ago the free and Independent eleotors of Canada sent back
to Ottawa to rule them for five years
longer Sir Wilfrid Laurier at tha ago
of sixty-three, and Dr. Osle_*n own native Ontario hoi Just overwhelmingly
decided to accept apparently for a long
term of years th* Premiership ot James
Pliny Whitney, who has passed tb*
chloroform limit and who, lt Would
uiuu Ulu ___M_i__*__a-a al *-___->_ Jj jut
beginning the most important* epoon et
his political career.
Expansion of the Dominion Since Confederation 38 Years Ago.
The expansion ot Canada since Confederation, thirty-eight years ago, ls
briefly shown ln the statement of the
dates of admission of the several Provinces and their area, following:
Provlnoe. Sq. Miles.
Ontario, July 1, 1867  260,863
Quebec, July 1, 1867   861,873
Nova Scotia, July 1, 1867 .... 31.428
New Brunswick, July 1, 1867..    37,985
Manitoba, July 16, 1870       73,732
British Columbia, July 30, '71. 372,630
P. E. Island, July 1, 1878       3,184
Saskatchewan, July 1, 1908 »300,000
Alberta, July 1,  1906    "350,000
'Estimated approximate area under
bill recently brought down ln Parliament
The other Territories of Canada, not
yet made Provinces, and the date of
their organization aa Territories, ar*
aa follows:
Territory. Sq. Miles.
Keewatln, April 12, 1876...... 470,416
Yukon, Juno 16, 1898     196,976
Mackenzie, Oct. 3, 1896   662,182
Ungava, Oot  2,  1896  864,981
Franklin, Oct 2, 1896   600,000
The area of Great Britain ls only 88,-
896 square miles.
The Finder,
"The queerest experience I ever had,"
said a young Toronto business man recently, "was with a fellow from New
Ontario last fall. This ohap had been
our guide for three or four years ta
hunting trips up north, and waa a remarkably competent man. He could
scent a deer anywhere within five
miles, and the members of our party
obeyed him aa If he were our step-father. When we went up In 1903 he was
talking all the time about Toronto Fair.
He had never seen it but a relation
ot his had been down, and had told him
all about tt. To see the Fair for himself was the dream of his life. Well, I
invited him to come down last year,
and he came. On the way down he
found a silver watcji on the floor of th*
car, and although ha walked through
tha train seeking an owner, nobody
claimed It so he put lt ln his pocket
I met him at the Union Station, and
as we walked up Yonge Street he found
a quarter on the sidewalk. Next day I
took him to lunch, and as we were going Into a restaurant on King Street he
stopped and asked, "What's that?' It
was a dollar bill, and he picked lt up,
That night we went to the Exhibition
grounds, and, being late, eould not get
a seat on the strand stand, so we stood
ln the paddock and leaned against the
fence. We weren't standing there three
minutes until this fellow from New On
tarlo says: 'Say. what's that there?'
and I looked and saw something over
the picket fenoe. He Jumped over and
got lt, and lt was a roll of bills. There
was twenty-seven dollars ln the roll.
"What did I say? I had nothing to
say. He did the saying. He said he
thought Toronto people wero bat-eyed.
Ha said that the streets of the city
were simply greasy with money, and
he'd ask nothing better than to walk
around and pick up money. Next day
I coaxed him eh come here and live and
go halters with me on all he found, but
he said he couldn't afford t* take ta
partner. I reminded him that lt was
ma that Invited htm to come to town,
but he was as hard as nails, and
wouldn't lot me ln at all.
"What's he doing about UT Well, the
last I heard of him he was having an
auction sal* of his household goods and
waa going to move to Toronto. It looks
to me as lf he's got a dead aura thing."
Should   Boy*  Ba Whipped?
A Public School teacher gives the following experience: "Thla theory of
governing children by appealing to their
reason Isn't all it's made out to be. I
teach ln a primary class, and it's my
conviction that a youngster actually
needs a good spanking one* In a while
for his health. It does cheer up a child
as nothing else will. Here ls aa Instance: .
"One of my boys had skipped his
classes, deceived his mother, been found
out, and caused muoh unhapplness all
around. I took him aaid* and we had a
heart-to-heart talk. Johnny sat still,
looking at me Intently and seeming to
b* deeply impressed. I thought I wai
making great headway and that my little sermon was surely penetrating
Johnny's brain. I never saw a child
who seemed so absorbed, even fascinated, by my Une of argument
"But you never can tell. Ju*t as I
had reached th* climax ta my appeal to
his better self, a light ot discovery
broke over Johnny.
"Say, teacher," ho said, eagerly. "It's
your lower Jaw that moves, Isn't It?"
Rae* of Centenarian*.
Pierre Forget, aged 100 years, and
his wife, aged 96, on March 1 celebrated ln Montreal the 76th anniversary of
their marriage, at which children down
to the fifth generation attended. Speaking to a newspaper man, he Bald: "It
has often happened to me to say: *My
daughter, go tell your daughter that her
daughter's child is crying.' My wife ls
96 years of age, but if she takes after
her mother sho is good for several
years yet, for her mother died at th*
age of 104. I have never worn glasses,
and lf Go* grants us Ufa until w* celebrate th* 80th anniversary of our marriage, you will hear of th* celebration,
I can assure you. I belong to a raoa of
centenarians, and I am strong and fit
to live for quit* a number of years to
come. My father died at the aga of
100 and my mother at the age of 96. Wo
hav* had thirteen children, tbe youngest of whom la now 41 years of age,
and the eldest will celebrate ber golden
wedding ln thro* years. My wife and
I will bs present te danoa a step at tbe
Th* Phonograph Foreaeen.
Phonography Is thus described ln tht
April number, 1632, of the Courier Veritable, a little monthly publication ln
which novel fancies were frequently
aired: "Captain Vosterloch has returned from his voyage to the southern
lands, which he started on two years
and a half ago by order of the states
general. He tells ue, among other tilings,
that ln passing through* a strait below
Magellan be landed In a country
where nature' has furnished men with
a kind of sponges which bold sounds
and articulations as our sponges hold
liquids. So, when they wish to dls-
patch a message to a distance, they
speak to one of the sponges, take them
up geutly and press out the words tbat
have been spokes Into them and learn
by this admirable means all that their
correspondents desire to know."
A Queer Rainbow Superstition,
The Kurds and Armenians, whose
many folklore stories and talcs of superstitious fancies far exceed those of
tho gypsies, bave some rainbow beliefs which are perhaps not duplicated
ln the popular notions of any othera
among the races of mankind.   Tbt_r
boot at tue laes of its Deing a witness
to God's covenant with man that the
earth will no more undorpo the ordeal
of flood'and declare that It wns made >j
for the express purpose of'letting thip
first man and woman down from
heaven, the man securely fastened to
one end of the great variegated band,
the woman at the other. Tbo end of
time, according to the KurdB, will be
Ushered in by the appearance of four
rainbows, which will cross at tho f
zenith, furnishing eight passageways
for God and his hosts.
Red Haired Comfort. \ ■
Why not be proud of red hair?
Socrates, the father of philosophy,
was red haired.
St. Paul was red haired, freckled and
Julius Caesar was red haired, and
that he waB of tbe redheaded sort there
ls none to deny. He was ever ready for
a fight- and wasn't afraid to meet all
comers, and he would have won against
all hadn't Brutus and n few other jealous officeholders done him to death after a most contemptible fashion.
Queen Bess had red hair and lota of
lt, and lt made the royal ladles angry
that they couldn't Imitate her style,
which was so much admired by courtiers and gentlemen of every land.-.
New York World; '., vu	
"Well Trained. I
First Little Glrl-My father Is an
officer. What docs yours do? Second
Little Girl—Whatever mamma tells
him.—London Fun.
They Excited Casey's  Curiosity and
He Got an Explanation.
Casey and Mulligan lived in adjoining tenements. Casey was looking out
of his front window one afternoon
when he saw Mulligan go through the
street door on the run. In a few moments he returned, slill running. On
the next night Casey saw Mulligan repeat the performance. Casey told his
wife there must be sickness lu the
Mulligan household, but Mrs. Casey
said no. Ou the third day Casey agalu
saw Mulligan dash out of tlie door und
return on tlie run. Ou the fourth ulght
Casey saw Mulligan leave tlie house
with a skipping rope and go down the
street skipping tho rope. When he returned ho was still skipping the rope.
This was the last straw to Casey's already overburdened curiosity. He
watched and when Mulligan waa out
went to his home.
"Is there anythiu' I cnn do for you,
Mrs. Mulligan?" he asked her.   "What*
for?"  asked  Mrs.   Mulligan.   "Skure,
and your husband has gone daft," suid
Casey.   "I  seen hiiu  run out of the \
house and run back ag'lu three nights i
nnd the fourth go out sklppln' a rope."
"Oh, that's nothin'," said Mrs. Mulll-^
gan.  "The doctor was here last week,
Mike bein' by way of ailln', aud gavo ]
him four pills. 'Take three runnin' and]
skip tho fourth,'  sez be,  'und that's]
what  Mike  has   been   doln'.'"
Why It Is Easy to Shoot OK the Heat,
of On* of These snakes..
In this wide world there are several J
things that are swifter than a rattle
snake, writes A. W. Rollier ln Pearl
son's, but they can probably be count-!
ed on the fingers of one hnnd. One ofl
these things ls a bullet, whereby hang
the explanation w hy lt Is easy to shool
the head off a rattle, although a marks!
man finds it difficult to plucc a Imllef
along the fat seven foot lino betwecq
fhe neck of the reptile and the tip
Its tail.
It has long been regarded as a curl
ous coincidence tbat even the man nol
famed for accuracy has bud no troulilf
ln blowtnf the head off a dlamonf
back. In the diamond back eoiiiitrl
only one explanation Is offered fif
this—It ls tbe snake and not the ma|
that does the aiming.
At close quarters tbe Instant til
muzzle of a six shooter ts thrust tl
ward a rattlesnake the infallible ejj
catches the range, and In the fnictlr|
of a twinkle tl(p deadly liend has alia
ed Itself. As the gun roars nnd darl
Its tongue of flame the head of tl!
creature Is torn clean as if ecvera
with a knife, and the. viper lies wrltj
Ing, emitting a defiant rattle even
its grim, relentless heart cceascs
beat ' ...
Baldheaded     Entries      and     Cold]
Woodpeckers Mate  hut Qnce.
The married life of most birds cod
be taken for a model even by inembj
of tho human family.    There Is,
Instance, the staid, dignified and hor)
ly baldheaded eagle, the glorious
blem of the American republic,
mates but once and lives with his
mate until he or she dies.   If lefd
widower—even a young widower—tl
baldheaded eagle never  mules agal
He remains alone and disconsolate^
fhe nest on the rock crag or ln
branches of a tall pine that fornl
his domicile while his mate was nlrf
No other female eagle can tempt hi
to forsake bis disconsolate life.   W'fl
him, ance a widower, always a
The golden woodpcok.rs live ii
happy married state, mating but oil
If tha male dies bis mate's grief!
lasting, and sho lives a widowed If
the rest of her life. So, too, the i
woodpecker never spoks anothqr
after th'e death of his own. He
on a tree beside their nest day
night trying to recall her; thenl
length, discouraged-and hopeless,]
becomes silent and never recovers j
\    •.*r-'.'!>'"B .£
••?*_   l?MT'S  Pi? Mt. Pleasant Advocate
Vancouver, B.C.
How a Stagnant Stream Near Chicago
% le Transformed Into a "Fancy Brand."
""There*is'a stagnant little stream in
the    stockyards   district   of Chicago
'   which finds its ultimate outlet In the
i.    South   Branch of the   Chicago River.
• The packing houses have found this
stream   convenient   as a sort of cess-
, pool; Into which they dump that part
of the refuse of their slaughter houses
which cannot by any known process be
utilized in making up their marketable
. products. This refuse consists mainly of animal matter, aud, an this putrefying material in the water gives off
gases continually, which find their way
to the surface scum in the way of
bubbles, the" stream has come to be
known by the name of "Bubbly
Creek." Some time ago an enterprising German perfected a process for
converting the scum into lard. This
process is In use to-day. Bubbly
Creek Is regularly skimmed, and the
resulting product ls a "fancy grade"
of lard. While speaking of lard, let
us take another case. A farmer of any
experience knows that, within a few
days or.a week after the abearance
of chole'ra ayu-ptoms among the hogs,
he Is likely to lose his whole herd.
Not unnaturally, as mundane things
go, his first .thought, on   discovering
' cholera, ls to rush the hogs to the
stock yards and sell them before tnoy
die on his hands. If any reader of this
article should be In Chicago, and if he
should visit the stock yards, He could
see where these diseased hogs are
brought in by the carload. Those that
have died In transit are thrown out
on the receiving platform, and the living are hurried off to the shambles.
It would bo worth his while to Btand
by thfe heap of dead hogs for a little
while. If he should do this, he would
observe that the stock cara are soon
hauled away, and that one or more box
cars are backed In by a swltbh engine.
The hogs—dead from cholera—are
thrown Into the cars, and the switch
engine pulla out with them. Where,
the reader may ask, are those cars go-
lng'to? Now, thero ls an obscure
little town over the Indiana line which
heirs the'Imposing name of Globe. If
thu. packers were asked what they
know about'Globe they would probably say they have established rendering tanks for reducing diseased meat
to grease and fertilizers. They would
hardly add that lard Is manufactured
at Globe ln considerable quantities.
The   'NA/orld's
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any delicate boys or girls, as the pills
keep them strong and healthy. I con
etantly recommend the pills to my
friends, and I always hear good words
from those who use thorn."-
Dr. Wllllums' Pink Pills do not act
upon the bowels; thoy do not bother
with the mere symptoms of disease;
they simply make now rich, red
blood, and thus cure all the common
ailments of life. But you must gel
the genuine with -the full nnnic Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People,
on' the-wrapper around each box.
Sold by all dealers everywhere or by
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Grocers.   Highest Award St. Louie, 1904.
By alt
Islands.    It would obviously be mis-,     BRING YOUR WHOLE 8ELF TO
leading to include the Roman Catholics YOUR WORK.
of the dependencies in a consideration It makea aU the difference In the
of the comparative strength of the re- ] worId| ln reaultSj whether you come
ligious denominations in the United t0 your work every day wlth aU your
States. Eliminating them altogether, j powers lntacti wlth aU your faculties
the Roman Catholics of the country up to the standard; whether you come
still number 12,4651,793, while the next' wlth the entlre maI1| so that you can
largest church body,  the  Methodists, I )Un   your whole llte ,nt0 your ^^ or
have 6,256,798 members. The Baptists
follow with 5,150,815, then come tho
Lutherans, with 1,789,766; the Presbyterians, with 1,697,697; the Episcopalians, with 807,922; the Congregation-
alists, with 667,951; the Unitarians,
with 71,000; the Christian Scientists,
with 66,022.
A New York dispatch says:—There
ls only one man 'higher up' in the New
York police department. That man is
located at three hundred Mulberry
street, and is myself." This quotation
is taken from a formal statement issued by Police Commissioner McAdoo
in connection with the gambling raids
in Chinatown, when more than two
hundred were arrested by tho police.
The statement was given out as an
official denial of allegations that Chinese gamblers had long enjoyed Immunity from prosecution by paying
tribute to certain officers of the police
department through a "man higher
up." In his statement the commissioner says that the more money people
pay for protection the less protection
they will get. "Chinatown must obey
the law and keep its money in its
pocket, and understand that there is
one rule for black men or white men
or yellow ln New York." Of tho 213
Chinamen arresttd ln Chinatown only
twenty-one were held ln court. In the
confusion caused by the similarity of
their faces three of the twenty-one
escaped mysteriously. The roundsmen
who had charge of the case declared
that half of the eight-five Chinamen
who secured bail had not appeared,
but in their places were substitutes. It
could not bo told whether (hey were
the real prisoners, so there was nothing to do but discharge the dummies.
Chow Young, tbe chief witness in the
case, was at a loss as to who were the
men he had arrested. He was frightened during the examination when
couuBel for the-accused Chinamen said
he had Just received word from Chinatown that a reward of J6.000 had been
offered for the head of Chow Young,
as informer on his countrymen. Chow
Young turned pale and gave the rest
of his testimony with a faltering voice
and frightened demeanor. After examination ln which the Impossibility
of identifying the majority of the
prisoners was demonstrated, nineteen
of the Chlnomen were held iu $500
bail for further examination,
The Roman Catholic population pf
the United States and its dependencies
ts tar inrger than that of any other religious denomination. This fact is
brought out by a comparison between
the statistics ln the Roman Catholic
directory for 1905, and those relating
to other ohnreh bodies, whlcb have
been complied by the Rev, H, K, Car.
roll, The whole number of Roman
Catholics qndor the protection of the
United States flag Is 22,127,354. Of
these 7,058,698 are In the Philippines;
1,578,8(12 ln Oub&, 1,.-0,000 ln Portq
Ricp and   32,000   ih   the   Sandwich
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A dinner was given recently ln Philadelphia to Lawrence Townsend, the
American minister to Belgium. Mr.
Townsend talked at this dinner about
his experience abroad. Among otlier
things, he said: "In Belgium, as a
rule, when English Is spoken to you it
is.excellent English. Now apd then,
though, you come upon some very
curious mistakes.- "I attended a music-
ale one day at an English woman's
apartment. An admirable amateur on
the violin wja__ the guest of honor. The
man played and played, for the encores were persistent, till finally he
got a little tired. He wished to Bay
politely to his hostess that he was too
weary to play any longer, and the
words he used wero these; "Madam,
der ghost iss ready, hut der meat iss
with only a part of yourself; whether
you do your work as the giant or as
a pigmy. Most people bring only a
small part of themselves to their tasks.
They cripple much of their ability by
Irregular living, bad habits ln eating,
and injurious food, lack of sleep, dissipation, or some other folly. They
do not come to their tasks every morning whole men; a part of themselves,
and often a large part, ls somewhere
else. They left their energy where
they were trying to have a good time,
so that thy bring weakness Instead of
power, indifference and dullness Instead of enthusiasm and alertness, to
the performance of the most Important
duties of their lives. The man who
comes to his work in the morning un-
refreshed, languid and listless can not
do a good, honest day's work, and, lf
he drags rotten days into the year how
can he expect a sound career or a successful achievement? Good work ls
not entirely a question of will power;
often this Is Impaired by a low physical standard. The quality of the work
can not be up to the high-water mark
when every faculty, every function,
and every bit of your ability is affected by your physical and mental condition. You may be sure that your
weakness, whatever Its cause, will appear ln your day's work, whether lt is
making books or selling them, teaching school or studying, singing or
painting, chiseling statues or digging
And from a Used up Man he Became
as Smart as a Boy.
Orland, On*., May 1.—(Special.)—
Mr. Chester Loomls, an old and respected farmer living in this section,
Is spreading broadcast the good news
that Dodd's Kidney Pills are a sure
cure for the Lame Back and Kidney
Disease so common among old people.
Mr. Loomls says:
"I am 76 years of age and smart
and active as a boy, and'l give Dodd's
Kidney Pills all the credit for it.
"Before I started to use Dodd's Kidney Pills I was so used up 1 could
hardly ride In a buggy, and 1 could
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Dodd's Kidney Pills are a wonderful
The Kidneys of the young may be
wrong, but the Kidneys ot the old
must he wrong. Dodd's Kidney Pills
make all wrong Kidneys right. That ls
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No House Grown Stock.
The Buchanan Nursery Co., St. Charles, Man., do not grow any "house"
stock. All their stock is hardy, field
grown. They have no florist or greenhouse stock. The words "house grown"
in their advertisement in this journal
was a printer's error. It should have
read "home grown."
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
-IL!.,1" I J"    'I I
What kind of an expression do you
wear habitually? Is It sour, morose,
repellent? Is it a mean, stingy, contemptible, uncharitable, Intolerant expression? Do you wear the expression
of a bulldog, a grasping, greedy, hungry expression, which indicates an
avaricious nature? . Do you go about
among your employees with a thundercloud expression, with a melancholy, despondent, hopeless look on
your face, or do you wear the sunshine
expression which radiates good cheer
and hope, which Indicates a feeling of
good will and of helpfulness? Do
people smile and look happier wben
you approach them, or do they shrink
from you and feel a'chilly goose-flesh
sensation come over them as they see
you approach? It makes all the difference ln tne world to you and to those
whom you influence, what kind of an
expression you wear.
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tfo    Bold li, ull Druggists.
Tuke Hull's Finnlly Pills /or constliistion.
Jenks—You seem to be lu good
humor.- What's the joke? Markley—
Didn't you hear about our doctor?
Jenks—No, what is lt? Markley—He's
Jacob Riis tells an anecdote of a
young lady who devoted a good deal of
her time to settlement work, and who
was a particular favorite with all the
children. "Why do you love Miss
Mary bo?" they asked a little lad one
day. "I like her," he replied, "because
she looks as though she didn't, see
the holes In my shoes."
BEAUTY depend on purity of (lie blood end much
_f thut purity depends on perfeot kidney filterlni- It
these organs are diseased nnd win not perform thi Ir
functions, mnn will seek |n vain for strength aud
womun for beuuty. South' American Kidney Oi.re
drive* out ull impurities throogh tbe body's "Slier.
'—repairs weak spots.—18
Speaker Cannon's all but Indecipherable handwriting got Congressman
Cushman Into a mess a few days ago.
The Washington Representative got a
note from the Speaker, but was unable
to make out more than two or three
words. Then he showed It to several
friends, and between them they read
it all but the last three words. In despair he called on Mr. Cannon and
told him of the difficulty. Sold the
Speaker: "You showed this letter to
several people, you say?" "Oh, yes,
Mr. Speaker; I tried every way to read
it before troubling you about the matter. None of us could make out the
last three words, though." "Why,"
said Mr. Cannon, "the last three words
were 'personal and confidential,' you
chump." *   ,
It Has Many Offices.—Before the
German soldier starts on a long march
he rubs his feet with tallow, for his
flrst care is to keep his feet ln good
condition. If he knew that Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil would be of
much better service he would throw
away his tallow and pack a few bottles of the Oil ln his knapsack. There
ls nothing like it.
Teacher (with outline map—What
country is this? Class—(Dense silence.) Teacher—Come, can't any of
you remember? It Is the shape of a
boot. Bright Boy—I remember now.
It's Italy, the place where the bootblacks come from.
SIjN ii Settle.
All trnmrttu.
1, O. AT1EOO.,
Poor Health
Children shudder at castor oil, and
with good reason. Castor oil Is it relic
of old-time barbarism. Not only is ii
repulsive to tho taste, but it grjpei
and tortures delicate children. Mod
em mothers use Baby's Own Tablets
a gentle laxative which does not gripe;
a comforting medicine which may bt
given to a new-born babe without feai
of harm. These Tablets cure all th(
minor ills of little ones, and promoK
natural sleep and repose. Mrs. R. H
James. Fenaghvale, Ont., says:—"1
Hnd great satisfaction In the use ol
Baby's Own Tablets, and do not know
how I could get along without mem
They make children well and kce]
them well." And you have a guaran
tee that there Is not one particle o'
opiate or harmful drug in this. medi
cine. Sold by medicine dealers or b\
mall at 25 cents a box by willing thi
Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockvllle
Pekin.—According to present arrangements, Prince Frederick Leopold
of Prussia will leave on Sunday next,
via Knlgan and Klachta to Join the
Russian army in Manchuria. His visit
here has been very quiet. He officially
visited their majesties, tho empror
and dowagr empress. The prince expresses himself very much pleased
with his stay ln Pekin.
New York.—-The ollmax In the prosecution of Nan Patterson was reached
when Hyman Stern, the pawnbroker,
failed to identify J. Morgan Smith as
the man to whom he sold the pistol
with which "Caeser" Young was killed.
This test has been looked forward to
with much anticipation and was expected to make something of a sensation. On the contrary, however, it
caused hut a ripple of comment and
surprise ln the courtroom. Stern also
failed to Identify Nan Patterson or
Mrs. Smith as the women with the
man that purchased the revolver, Tbe
tension of the courtroom waa Intense
as. Stern gave his evidence, the room
being so quiet that his heavy breathing us he leaned forward to look at
Smith could be heard. Riotous scenes
attended the opening of ..io courtroom for the afternoon session. Men
and women fought to get past the
police. Several women fainted and
many had tbelr dresses torn. Besides
Stern, the witnesses called gave technical testimony. Only two important
witnesses for the prosecution —■
"Caesar" Young's widow and his racing partner, John MlUen—-remained to
be examined when the trial adjourned.
Prosecutor Rand announced that by
noon Thursday the state would close
Us case. Abraham Levy, senior counsel for the defence, will ask for an
adjournment- of a day, and lf lt ls
granted the opening speech for the
defence will he made by Henry W.
Shreveport, La. — After working
three hours with sledge hammers and
picks, twenty-five men broke into the
parish jail at Homer, La., and shot
Dick Craighead, Inflicting wounds
which will probably prove fatal.
Craighead was charged with the murder of Mrs. Isaac McKee, wife of
Craighead's half-brother, and her little
son. The authorities were unaware of
the designs on the prisoner until too
late to prevent lt. Every telephone
and telegraph wire out of Homer was
cut, and the rifles of the Clalbourne
guards were seized before the attack
was made on the jail. So quietly did
the men work that scarcely anyone In
the village was aware of what was
taking place at the jail. Having dug
a hole through   the   brick wall, the
The gnashing teeth bit hard
On a stern and rib-bound roast,
While boarders 'gainst a der-'.d wall
The leaden bTsc-ftt- tossed.
And their anxious brows grew dark
As they glanced tbe table o'er
And recognized, ln a chowdered form,
Some things they'd seen before.
Whet sought they thus afar?
Fresh loaves aud tender meat?
The wealth of seas .the spoils of farms?
They sought a bit to eat!
Not as the conqueror comes—
They hurried ln pellmell,
AU'hungry-eyed, emaciate,
At sound of dinner bell.
Aye, call it what you will.
The proudest spirit bows
Before that nameless.sbameless thing-
A city boarding house.
In one of our eastern cities a certain family suddenly found themselves
at the top notch of wealth and prosperity. They then began to seek for
the secondary requirement of culture.
A most excellent master was engaged
to Instruct their only daughter on the
piano. His patience being taxed to
the uttermost, the master complained
to the young woman's mother: "Madam, I cannot teach your daughter
longer." "And why not? Doesn't my
daughter study? I will make her
study." "It ces not zat," persisted the
old man. "I cannot teach her. She
has no talent." "Is that all?" his patroness replied. "I am rich. Here Is
my poc|_etbook. Go over to New York
and buy her some."
Stratford, 4th Aug., 1893.
Gentlemen,—My neighbor's boy 4
years old, fell Into'a tub of boiling
water and got scalded fearfully. A few
days later his legs swelled to three
times their natural size and broke' out
In running sores. His parents could
get nothing to help him till I recommended MINARD'S LINIMENT, which,
after using two bottles,, completely
cured him, and I know of several other
cases around here almost as remarkable, cured by the same Liniment and
I can truly say I never handled a medicine which has bad as good a sale or
given such universal satisfaction.
M. H1BERT, General Merchant.
Cure Is Cheap at any Price—Benefit Certain
If You Use
- Only the wealthy can afford to be
They alone can bear the expense of
constant attendance by doctors and
high-salaried nurses.
Your time ls your capital, and,
whether your dally task ls ln the
home or abroad, you must make every
day count or prove a burden to yourself and friends.
Weakness Is the greatest source pf
Ill-health. Weakness-of tbe blood and
nerves, weakness of action of the
heart, lungs and digestive organs.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food ls well
suited to the needs of a ".multitude of
people because lt overcomes weakness,
first weakness of the blood aud nerves,
and through them the weakness of the
organs of the body.
It may require a dozen or more
boxes of Dr. Chases Nerve Food to
make you strong and well and send
the thrill of health through your
shrivelled arteries and wasted nerves.
Because Dr. Chase's Nerve Food ls
a creator of blood and nerve force
you can be positive that each box
of it Is at least doing you some good.
Prove this by noting your increase ln
weight as new, firm flesh and tissue
ls being added lo tbe body.
Mr. Leonard Miller, Canboro, Haldl-
Loand Co., Ont., writes:—"Dr. Cbaae's
Nerve Food and Kidney-Liver Pills did
wonders for me, an-they seemed exactly suited to my case. . Before I
began taking this medicine I could not
do a day's work to save my life. Now
I can work all right and attend to my
business with good courage. This
means a great saving to me, as well
as a pleasure, for I have a two hundred and fifty acre farm and a large
stock to look after.
"Instead of being ln misery from
pain and suffering, life Is now sweet
to me, and 1 appreciate good health
as I never did before. I have said
all tbat I could to my friends and
neighbors In recommendation ot Dr.
Chase's Remedies, for 1 know that
wheu they have cured me they will
cure others." ■■
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 60 cents
a box, at. all dealers, or Kdmanson,
Bates & Co., Toronto. Portrait and
signature of Dr. A. W. Chase, the
famous receipt book author, are on
every box.
A strapping lad of twelve was registered In one of the public schools of
Philadelphia. He readily gave the
several facts called for, but he did not
know whether his birthday fell on the
10th of November.or of December. The
Principal was surprised at this display
of Ignorance "on the part of so old a
child, and he asked how It came to
pass that he hadn't learned the date
of his birth. "I wasn't born," said the
boy; "I had a step-mother."
TWITOHY MU80LI8 AND SLEEPLESSNESS.-The hopeless heart sickness that settle, on
a man or woman wjiose nerves are shattered by il »-
•use can best be picture 1 In cent rust with a pelli nt
who has been In the "depths" and haa boon drug, ed
from them by South American Nervine, (l.o no
Webster, of Forest, Ont.. saysi "1 owe my lifo to lt.
Everything elso failed to i tno."    41
A funny Incident occurred ln one of
the primary grades of the Lewlsburg
public schools. The flrst class In arithmetic was reciting; the teacher was
doing her best to make a liule fellow
understand the difference between
the measurements of a quart and a
pint. At last the teacher said, hopefully: "Now, Johnny, which would
you rather have, a quart or a pint of
Ice cream?" The pupil, not knowing,
made a guess, and answered: "Why,
a pint, of course." "Why," objected
the teacher, hopelessly, "a pint is less
than a quart." "I know lt," he. quickly
responded, "I don't like Ice cream."
A Cure For Costlveness.—Costlve-
ness comes from the refusal of the
excretory organs to perform their
duties regularly from contributing
causes usually disordered digestion.
Parmalee'B Vegetable Pills, prepared
on scientific principles, are so compounded that certain Ingredients ln
them pass through the stomach and
act upon the bowels so as to remove
their torpor and arouse them to proper
action. Many thousands are prepared
to bear testimony to their power ln
this respect.
The city man persisted In banging
away with both barrels long after each
covey flushed was out of gunBhot.
"What kind of a shot do you think I'll
make?" he asked his rural companion.
"1 should say you would make a fine
lynchers crawled through the opening long shot." "Why?" "Because you
but on reaching the steel cell in which  have missed every bird you have fired
Vegetable, liver pills. Th«
Is what they are. They cure
constipation, biliousness,
slek-hcadachc.     {_£&*£!_£.
Want your moustache or beard
atrsautlfilbrowaorrichblack? use
■Hrr___. puammms~» •—■-— -.i-t_ii__
If it is a Question of Warmth use
It Retains  Heat and Keeps Out Cold.
Write for Samples and Prices.
TEES  &   PERSSE,    Limited,   Agents,   Winnipeg.
In his article on "The Shameful Misuse of Wealth," now running ln "Success Magazine," Cleveland Moffett has
this to say of an extravagant mother
whose little boy wore white kid shoes:
"This case of a child without shoes or
stockngs reminds me of a story from
Chicago, an absolutely true story, as
I happen to know, of a woman there,
the daughter ot one of the richest men
ln the world. She always has her
little boy wear white kid shoos, and
owing to the smoke of the city and
the bad condition of the streets, she
has bad trouble in keeping them clean.
One day she met another mother who
was alsp perplexed by the shoe-cleaning problem, and she said with a naive
enthusiasm, as if she had made a great
discovery:—'You know, I have solved
that whole difficulty. I don't send little Johnie's shoes to the cleaners at
all nny more. I just buy so many dozen pains at a time and let him wear a
new pair every day.    It's a great Idea."
o _:."■•
ftnr _>!■ mimmA
CplUpar, rite, St. Vltua' Omm,
U affile
it. h*.
m shll-Vs. «, rO-Hr.1 U__| lo uw know kftlrM Ih
iM. tW turd N-lh-Tniu loflU end .
8peeohlest And Paralyzed.-"I had valvular
disease of tho heart." writes  Mrs.  J.   8,  <_ 1...   of
Truio. N, 8. "I suffered terribly and was often
speechless anil purtiully paralysed. Ono dose of Or.
Agnew's Cure for Iho Heart nave ine relief, aud bo-
fine I finished one bottle 1 was able to uo about. To-
iluy 1 mu u well woman."— IS
Little Elmer—Isn't the Emperor of
Russia Balled the Czar, papa? Papa.—
Yes, my boy. Little Elmer—Then, I
a'pose hiB kids are zardlnes, ain't they
the prisoner was confined, found it
impossible to break the lock. They
then began shooting at the cowering
prisoner through tho bars of the cell,
Bhots being fired, nearly every one
taking effect. The man's legs, arms
and portions of his body were torn to
shreds with bullets. Believing that
Craighead was dead, the lynchers left
the prisoner and dispersed. When
Sheriff KIrkpatrIck reached the jail
he found Craighead still alive. It la
said that he told tbe sheriff tbe names
of three of the lynohers.
at, but your shots are sure to hit some
thing before they strike the earth. It
might be a bird."
Where can I get some of Hollowuy'a
Corn Cure? I was entirely cured of
my corns by this remedy and I wish
some more of lt for my friends. So
writes Mr. J. W. Brown, Chicago.
Sam—Doctor, I can't hoar anything.
Doctor—You can't hear? Sam—No,
Vour clothes will lt_st twice as Ion* and look better,
too, if washed only with
Sunlight Soap
It washes coarse things easiest because it is &
powerful cleanser, a.nd is best for fine things
because it ia perfectly pure and will not injure
them. EqueJly good with hard or soft water.
No scrubbing, no boiling.
Try Sunlight.
You may have  your money  be_ck  if you
are not se_tisfied. "°9
Laxative doses of Ay*r'a Pllla each
night vrmmtif mJA tm Ssuraaparllla,
Daley—Did Henry kneel when he
proposed to you? Nelly—No, he made
me a standing offer.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere I south.
New Train For Souht.
On May 1 the Great Northern railway, in connection with the Canadian
Northern, inaugurated a brand new
train known aB the Winnipeg express
between Winnipeg and the Twin Cities.
The equipment throughout ls modern
in every respect, and is said to be superior in many respects to the service
between St, Paul and Chicago, which
service ls generally considered to he
the best on the continent. Tbe sleepers
are similar to those .operated on the
Golden State Limited, which runs between Chicago and Los Angeles, having library, observation and roomy
sleeping compartments, ln addition to
which the train will carry palace
sleeping cars of the very latest pattern, and a dining car which bas undo
this service a feature. There will bo
no change ln the schedule time of the
train at present. The train will continue to   carry   the fast mall to the
Levor Brothoro Limited
While moro prevalent in winter,
when sudden changes ln the weather
try the strongest constitutions, colds
and coughs and ailments of the throat
may come ln any season. At the flrst
sight of derangement use Bickle's Antl
Consumptive Syrup. Instant relief
will be experienced, and use of the
medicine until the cold disappears will
protect the lungs from attack. For
anyone with throat or chest weakness
lt cannot -e surpassed.
win w mui _r »iii
pss.aU. It has cared
srasre eva_7th__f alee haa
Whn writing sssaXsa
tht, pspsr, aad ate. full
•sUrces.   Nrsal. -T-ll-rurrljli.
Th-U-MgC*.. _7»Kt_>g4«. W.
licks sleepln' Twins Is accompanied
by excitement and a doctor. When
twins do ennythfng wrong their mother
can't tell which one to lick, bo she
gives lt to both ot 'em so as to make
sure. We've got twins to our house,
and I'd swap 'em enny day fer a billy
goat or iuos' ennythlng."
In Nature's Storehouse There Are
Cures. — Medical experiments have
shown conclusvely that there are
medicinal virtues Id even ordinary
plants growing up around us which
give them a value that cannot be estimated. It ls held by some that Nature
provides a cure for every disease which
neglect and Ignorance have visited
upon man. However, this may be, It
Is well known that Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, distilled from roots and
herbs, aro a sovereign remedy In curing all disorders of tho digestion.
Prof. John Dewey tells the following
story to lllustrato the futility of certain present-day educational methods
when applied to the affairs of practical
relied on your cooking by Inviting a
said he, "whero they teach boys to
swim without any water. All the
motions necessary for swimming are
taught scientifically and correctly. I
asked one of the graduates what he
did when he got into the water. "He
replied laconically, 'Sunk.'"
"Oh, mother," sobbed the young
bride. "I've discovered that John
doesn't trust mel" "Why, my child,
whut has he done?" "Well, you know,
I cooked my flrst dinner for him today." "Yes—and he showed how he
life: "There ls a school ln Chicago,"
friend to dine." "So I thought. But
oh, mother"—the sobs broke out
afresh—"the man he Invited was a
Removes all hard, soft or calloused
lumps and blemishes from horses, blood
spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone Sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore and swollen
throat, coughs, etc. *ave $50 by use
of one botle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish Cure ever known.
Mr. Moses—Dot Ib a lucky guy, that
Ed.'Dunkart: He hits the races every
time; he ls coining money. Mr. Levy
—So! How he does it? Mr. Moses—
Vy, vhen that feller first began to play
the races he would Iobo the flrst day
and win the next, bo now ho plays
every other day.
Use Lever's Dry Sonp (a pjwder. to
Wash woolens and flannels,—you'll like
it it
"You enjoy a classical composition
moro after you have heard it a few
times." "I don't know," answered Mr.
Cuinrox, "whether I enjoy lt or whether I get UBed to lt and don't notice lt
so much."
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Ara Worn by the  Best
Workers of our Country.
new's Ointment relieves In one day. and i-uro. Tei
tei. Hull llhoiim. Scald Head, R,-r.omu, Ilurber's lt-h
Ol.-ers, Ulolohes amlall cruptlona of the skin It is
suotlimu sn,! quieting and aula like _ue«iu.tn the our*
ol all baby humors. _5o.~_7
When naked to write a short composition on some Interesting experience, Johnny, nfter much labor, handed his teacher the following: "Twins
Is a baby, only It's double. It usually
arrives about 4.37 ln the morning
when a fellow Is getting In his best
Sold by all First Class Stores.
Ask for and Insist on getting
Trade Supplied  by
Bill had a billboard. Bill also had a
board bill. The board bill bored Bill
bo that Bill sold the billboard to pay
his board bill. So after Bill sold his
billboard to pay his board bill the
board bill no longer bored BUI.
W    N    U    No
l-0-ro*t roll. « foot klik  S4.75
ISO-foot roll. 5 foo» -ies.   6.50
iso-co«t mi, f tarns _i«h «.••
r-.rptal.T7 and gutsa.   Hotter thnn eU «tr._. Of looal Staler oraa   Fro-ilit p»l4
ValkOTtU*     Mftrtal.     temrnmim. '<*•;
(Established April 8,1809.)
Orfic*:: *6%a Westminster avenne.
Urn*. R  Wiiit_j__t, Publisher.
B_.oi.i_m OrncE—30 Fleet street,
linndon, B. C, England Whore a
file of "The Advocate" is kept for
"|»h«nription $1 a year   payable  in
Soentsa Oopy.
Any oue having iilonds or knowing
of  striiugcrs  visiting on  Ml. Pieaeaut
will confer a gi'eat favor by informing
' '.he Advocate."   Telephone ij-1405.
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Do you need glasses?  Try Dr.
at tho Burrard Sanitarium,
Tel. B1405.
VaNOOCVBB, B. C,   July 8, 1905.
Money can be saved
by buying your
goods right here.
Local Advertising 10c a Hue each Issue
Display Advertising $1.95 per inch
per mouth.
Hotioes for Church and Society Entertainments, Lectures, etc.,   where
w ill be charged for.
All  Advertisements are  run regularly
and charged for nntil oidered they
.. be discontinued.
Transient   Advertisers   mnst   pay   in
ttotices ot Births, Marriages, nnd Deaths
published free of charge.
Srn-ATK in New Westminster Mining
Distriot,  and  Whew,   located—
'Deserted Bay, JerviB Inlet.
TAKE NOTICE that I, W E Burns,
acting ns agent for John J. McPhee,
free Miner, Certificate number B78874,
intend, 00 days from date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for
Certificate  of Improvements, for   the
?impose of obtaining a Crown Grant to
he above claim.
And further tnke notice that  action,
under rtectiou 117, mnst be commenced
' before the isBnance of such Certificate
' Of Improvements
Dated this 10th day of May, 1905.
Mr. Homer MorrlBon left on Thursday
of last week for Kamloops aud Calgary.
Mr. Vernon Shilvock left for Ross,
laud on Thursday. He may return a
— 10:
Mr. Stanley Morrison and Miss Annie
Morrison'eft Weduesday for Portland
lo visit the Fair.
Mrs. F Leslie Reynolds of Ladysmith,
is visiting her mothor Mrs Cortwright
nf Ninth avenne.
McKiuuou'B Ico Cream Parlur has
opeued for the season. Bost cream
alwiis ou hand. Opposite No. il Fire
Hall, Ninth aveuue.
— :o: —-
Mrs Merkley has installed uew
shelving nud made other improvements
in her dry goods store.
Since fashionable weddings will ever
be held in churches, why should not
the architects make provision for bridal
parties iu a little more fit manner than
anything accomplished so far? Preseut
arrangement!, are quite primitive. Tho
orowds that gather ut the main entrance,
aud have a way of dually getting iuto
the chnrch, make the ■ e.-i>erieuce of a
bridal party anything but pleasurable
when it arrives, to say nothing of this
very important fact, that the gowns
require all tlie space nud freedom from
obstruction that can be given them.
We believe iu turning over our stock.   Small profits and quick returns.
furniture,   Stoves,   Bedroom   Salts,   Oilcloths,   Matting,
Oarpats.   Dresser, Stand nnd Bed, $16.00.   Cash or Easy payments.
Grocery Department—Fruit Jars in any quantities.   Pints per doz 70c,
Quarts per doz 95c, hi Gallon per doz $1.15.   Crowu Jain, the best on the market.
5T    \\/»» 11 _-, _-«Westminster avenue & Harris street.
.    le   VVaimCC Telophono 1260
Automobiles &
I > III pin i 11 I (I ill ill 111 i
Evn Doreeu, infant daughter of Mr.
aud Mrs. Wm. Coldwell, Niuth avenuo,
has recovered from 11 recent illucss.
Mtb. J. J. G. Thompson of Ninth
avenuo, is houie frnm the Hospital and
is rapidly convalescing from lier recent
"The Advocate" wishes auy carclessi
ness iu delivery roported to the Offico;
telephone U1405.
Urn'A.K lu the New * Westmiustor
Mining Division of New Westmiuster District. Where located—
Howe Sound.
TAKE NOTICE that I,  W. E.   Burns
• geci-r-iiry of the Goldsmith Copper Com-
I'pau.v Limited, Flack Block, Vaucouver,
■fa. C,  Free  Miner1!, Certificates    No.
B9054JI, intend sixty days from tlie date
liercof to apply to the Mining Recorder
for Certificates of Improvements for the
purpose .of obtaining Crown Grants to
1 the above Claims:
that actiou under Section 87 mnst be
^commenced before the issuance of such
• Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this Kith day of June, 1905.
Mt. Pleasaut Capti: t Church hus extended a call to Rev Mr. Pierce of
What a modish color is the new
lnvcudar blue, in all its shades! Next
to it in vogue are the grayish-blncs.
Tho former is seen in costumes at all
gatherings where Ihc best styles are iu
evidence, assisted by the smartest match
millinery. It must be confessed, thnt
taffeta and other silks and voiles arc
the rule among wedding assemblages,
tho former by far carrying the utmost
chic in tbe dross line. . ,
A novelty iu dressmaking ingenuity
is the use of nurrow horse- hair or criu
millinery braids run through the foundation Of skirts, to keep thein nut Curing
They never get into twists as othor
methods are likely to du. Spool wire is
also used for holding up quilled lace
borders Everything must be retained
iu its shape. Hup-hazird dressing will
uot do it. It is out of style. Exactness
in detail is imperative.
Because  heavy li.nen embroidery :
close or open   work  happens  to be
fashionable trimming item, ou all sorts
Chas. Keeler, the Foiist, has a
ini!l5'uificioiit display of Carnal ions aud is
offering thom at 25c and !!0o a dozen.
For Sale A Rent.
List your property for Rent or Sale
with The Advocate Real Estate Co.
I Five-roomed house, electric light, hot
'andcold water; !)!l-ft.  lot,   corner, on
Eighth avenue, east; price {1,800.00.
House and lot, Barnard street, Wired;
■ suitable fnr tram mini's resilience; terms.
New house, Niuth  nvonue, modern
' conveniences, $3,200.00; terms.
' Full sized lot, 8 roomed cottage
$775, on time $850.
Fnll sized lot,  8-ronmed   house, hot
' and cnld  water, "electric   wired;  cash
'$1780, nn time $1,850.   •
Fnll sized lot, 7-ronnicd bouse; cash
$1 875, nn time $1,875.
!Two lots, two blocks from  Westmin-
■ irter avenue; ensh $725, on timo $850.
'Twn-atorey building (routed) iu busi.
' uese port of Ml. Pleasant, on full sized
hit; price $3,675.
l-lnt-aud-bnlf Eighth avenue, coruer,
cle tred; price $800.
Mr. Cyril Brydouo-Jac-k of the Grand
Forks, Brauch of Iho Royal Bunk of
Canada, is spending liis 'vacation with
his parents.
__     Sftbscribers    are    requested   to
port any carclqssness in  tlio delivery
of "The Advocate."
Miss Ethel Peugelly of Eleventh aveuue, returned last weok from a month's
visit with her sister Mrs Clyde Dongan,
Gambler Island.
Andrews Brothers have had their
grocery store renovated, new flooring,
uew shelves, plato glass front put iu and
the interior painted
Mr. J. A. Bates, editor of "TheEiter-
priiic," Cumberland, B. O, was iu the
oiry ihis week aud paid-a visit to "The
Advocate" Office.
Beforo starting on a shopping tour,
look over the advertisements in the
SnoCessor to W. D. Muir.
Junction of Westminster Road und Ave.
'Phone 2058.
I lit. Pleasant Nail. (Postoffice.)
Arrives nt 10:80 a.m., and 8 p.m.
Leaves at 11 a. in,, 8 and 8 p. iu.
Tho Postoffice is  open for business
i from 8 to 7 p. in., only.
The marriage of Miss Ida Foster to
Mr. Fred Murray will take place iu the
Mt. Plensaut Presbyterian Church ou
Wednesday July 19th.
Mrs. R. Whitney returned Thursday
afternoon from u week's visit with Mrs.
Wm. Iiiriuiugham, 820 South L street,
Tacomii, Washington.
The City Grocery   delivers groceries
oviry day on Mt. Pleasnnt:   'phone 280
of costumes, it does uot follow—uor was
it ever intended to meau—that any old
halfsoiljd bit might be put lo service
iu that way. Yet the craze hns led to
this abuse, aud rained mauy au otherwise new and pretty suit, which oue
might have admired since the spring
and summer dnys huvo come Au
untique luce or embroidery is oue thing,
tho soil upon it is another. Nothing
excuses tho latter, upou either new or
'•See When Your Lodge Meets
The 3d and 4th Mondays nf the month
(Oonrt Vancouver, I. O. ¥.,  meets at
•' . p  IU.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. ill, I.O.U.F.
11 moots at fi p. iu.
Vanconver  Council  Nn. 211a,   Can-
•>*»ian Order nf Ohosen Friends meets
1 ih» 3d aud 4th Thnrsduys of the mouth.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of the
.'Maceabeat holds its regular meetings on
Uhe 1st, and 8d Fridays of the month
C. & J. HARDV & CO.
'GimPANY,  Financial,  Press nnd
liSO-Weet St., Isondoo, E. C,  England
Colonial BnsiUeMsa Specialty.
Miss Lydia Copeland, teacher at
Lnnd, B. 0 , is (ponding the vacation
s asoii with her parents Mr. and Mil.
K. CojKilnud of Twelfth avonno
Mrs. A. Pengelly of Eleventh avenue,
and Master Walter Pengelly, left on
Fridny for Gambler Island, lo spend u
few dnys witb Mrs Clyde Dnugau,
Tho seven-year-old daughter nf Mr.
Mid Mrs. lip/wa*, Tenth nveuue, cast,
was severely bilfen by H dug this week,
bit UO s.rious oousequoucos resulted ns
a physician was immediately culled.
The Vancouver Hrev,irios Company
Ltd., guve each of thoir ein.i'.u.v ■■'. au
iiiirelopc oonlaiuiug 11 roll of bills ran.:-
ing i'rnin 5fMi down, according tosei'viot',
on Dominion Dny.
Changes for advertisements shoul!
in lief ore Thursday uoou to insur • tin
...ihlii.'a ion.
While yeu are in your girlish days,
from eighteen to twenty, tako advantage
of present rib' in trimmings for hats
aud (towns, especially for the latter.
Strings of little hows arc one of the
most charmiiig trimuiiug methods,
eitheir iu shades of one color or when
combined iu two tones or In simple
colors. Ribbon strapsci.riyout it variety
of designs iu connection with bows or
rosettes upon huts and gown.
Exclusive Agents for the OLOSMOBILE.
Miissey-Hni'ris, and Brautford Bicycles.   Expert Repair  Department.
Automobiles, Bicycles and Supplies.
W. J. ANNAND, Nanoger.
146 Hastings Street, East.
Telephone 1285,
..    is called Jo the fact that ou: Goods are always Fresh
I    and RELIABLE.     Tomatoes IO:,' Guru 10c, Peas 10c, Beans IOo.
•       We aim to please you in every way.    ■    •
Our  Specialties  BUTTER and TEA.
Andrews Bros.,
2315 Westminster Ave. ' Phone 933.
South Vancouver.
DO IT NOW !—If uot already a Subscriber to "The Advocate" become one
uow.   (July $1 for iJi mouths.
»:!_»turawKKWi.'s' taaiffC
Card of Thanks
WE EXTEND to onr numerous cr.. to ners and il.hi tt> our
sincere thanks for their coofinui tl pUrojiago to us mirier
very diffienlt cire.nnislnnees, nud we tnke pleasure in
aluminum;.' thnt we are now in firsbclass Shape In do business
promptly and having all the stock prnotirnlly under one roof nnd
having ougagcfl morn hands to inlenri tn the big rush, we can
assure you that the BIG WRECK At Oi .SALE M tolling more
and more every day, aud as we ri > mil i_.te.iri removing nm oi nur .
present stock to the big store now being built for us, yon enn
depend on getting more than the worth Of ynur money fnr tho
next thirty days.   Note the address
J. S. McLeod, McBeth & Co.,
123  Has tings St., East.
»» Wpcitwcbk-.1
Unhappy Women I
No woman can be happy when her
health Is undermined. No woman can
have good health while she suffers from
female weakness, inflammation, ulceration nr any disease uf the delicate womanly organs. Nervous, sleepless, fretful,
suffering in body and mind, she docs not
live, but only exists.
More than a lm If a million such women
have found a porfoct and permanent euro
for thoir diseased condition in the use of
Doctor Plerce'B Favorite Prescription.
Women cured by this remedy say It Is
a "wonderful medicine," so perfectly
does It restore thom to health and coine-
Thoro Is no alcohol In "Favorite Prescription," neither doas It contain opium,
aocalne, nor any other harmful drug. It,
ts In the Strictest sonsn. an honest, leiu
pcrunce medicine. Its Ingredients are
purely vegetable, and It will ugroo with
the most delicate coii-li.ution.
p5*"e*"' Don't be hypnotized, or over per-
*^B su-dod, into accepting n substitute,
This medicine hns a record that's worth
far more thnn any difference In price.
Sick and ailing women me Invited to
consult Dr. Pierce cither personally or
by letter, absolutely without charge or
fee. thus avoiding the unpleasant questionings, offensive csamlmitions unil oli-
ikinIoiib local treatments considered nee-
I'ssury by many local practitioners. All
correspondence (.rented us strictly private
and sacredly eonlidentlnl. Write without
four nnd without fee to Ur. 11. V. Pierce.
0113 Main Street, Biil.ulo, N. Y.
"^JUa. - These Hnv,
Km)\©\C«?&   su*?;.'•:'•<!»ted
\ -_.._.__. a.-.-.*-    anti-bilious
Y©l»S»«M-*kV granules reg-
OOlkeWeXa UiMvfr
and Bowels, euro Cniirriilpatloii and Hnd
Mtmnacli, attended by foul
liii'iiih.    One or two for
bixntlvc, throo or four for
Tbi- groat fsmllv Doctor
Bonk 1'iiKK on receipt of
31 one-cent postage stamps
to cover cost of cus-uiik
and untiling; or, In fine
cloth binding no stamps.
Address Dr. It. V. Plorce,
flCI.Mdlii St., liullnlo, N.V.
Mrs. Garvin of Westminster road,
left Friday for Harrisou Hot Springs,
for tlie benefit nf her health. She was
accompanied by her sou Mr. Sam Garviu
Miss Sarah Anderson, teacher at
Winl.iw, returned home lust week to
spend the vacation.
Tho half-yearly exitiniuat-oua were
held ou Friday June - .ri, iu North Arm
School. Besides 1 ho Board of Trustees
a number of visitors were present.
General satisfaction was expressed with
progress made by the school under
Principal Robson and Miss R Glover.
At the close of the examinations the
Secretary, Mr. Bennett, announced that
he hud received tho resignation of tho
Assistant Teacher, Miss Rose Glover
Ho expressed liis keen regrets at the
loss of so ablo a teacher and ouo who
had beeu such a favorite with Iho
children. Miss Glover made a brief
roply, stating'that during her four
years aiming the children she had
become much attached to them, aud she
intended to have them come to her
uew linine often. Ou Saturday the
SMth iust, Mr. Geo. Gnrtell was elected
to fill tho vacancy caused by the retiring
Trustee, and Mr. D. Web.ter was
elected to comploto the term of Mr
W. W. Bennett who no longer resides
withiu the school section. The annual
picnic was held nt Second Beach on
Tuesday 27th, the attoudnuco of pupils
aud parents wns large, and a jolly day
was spent by all. Thoso receiving Rolls
of Honor were: Division I., for general profipieucy, Stella Rowling;
regularity and punctuality, Phyllis
Jefferson; duportmout, Laura Daniels.
Division H., for general proficiency,
Roy Diuauiorc; regularity and punctuality, Ernest Clurko; deportment, Roso
Hoi.kins. Those promoted: Division
t„ from 8d fo 4th reader, Stella Rowling, Celiu Bench, Frederick Nielsou;
from 2d to !Jd reader, Aunio Rowling,
Axel Tliorsen, Johannes Jensen, Hans
Thnrseu. Division II., from 1st-to 2d
render, Oracle Timlick, Dclbcri
All kinds of Meats
always ou hand.
Yonr  patronage  is  respoot-
• fully solicited.   Prompt Do-
lher A
Fresh Fish every
Thursda y, Flic18) an
Kenneth Sweet, Prop.
Seventh Ave., near Corner Westm'r Ave
Muir's Bakery.
On Juue ist, we sold our
Grocery Business out, and
are thus in a position to give
our undivided attention in
the line of B R E A D and
Picnic Parties
would do well to see our large
variety of Iced Cakes,
Cookies, Pies and other
A fine stock of Candies and
Cool Drinks.
WmDm Muir
Mt. Pleasant
is only :JI .00 a your,
• 'lie for 6 mouths,
Hoc for S mouths.
If you miss Tin: Advocate you mil's
tholooul nows.
Dahlia Bulbs
15,0(10 *-|1UB0ROUS. T h o largest
Good I and best assortment this
Strong. side of the Old Country.
Prices $4.00 to *50.00 per 100.
Alsn PntENNiALS uud Annual Plants.
Thousands of thom 011 hand. Prices
Mail Orders promptly attended to.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Prico List
Chas. Keeler
Note—Street Curs pass my place.
NuitsEKY: Cor. Westminster & 15th aves,
^IT-REFORM Flannel Suits
j are the next thing to going
.without clothes.
No lining to hold the heat and add
weight. Yet with all the snappy style
and jaunty elegance of the Tweed and
Serge Suits.
Genuine English Flannels—white,
gray, green and blue—in the newest
striped effects—$18, $18 up.
Two-piece Flannel Suits $6, $8 _ $io.
Thomas FOSTER.
353 Hastings Street. VANCOUVER, B. C.
Mail   Oitnicits   promptly   attended   to.—Self-measurement
blanks aud samples sent o_ application.
i ********w*******4^*****«
Dry Goods, Millinery,
Ladies' Outfitters.
Having purchased tho slock of G. I. Wilson. Still Hustings street,
at n low rate on the dollar, offer the whole stock nt a groat
sacrifice—wo must oloau out to mnke room for Vail Importations,
us we iuteiid opening an up-to-date stock in every particular—
earryiug a full assortment of nobby aud exclusive Dry Goods
Having 27 years of experience iu fho East wo are prepared to show
the ladies of Vanconver and surrounding towns a Slst-rlnss Dry
Goods Honse, aud our object is to place before you Bargains that
have never been equalled for value.
Chiffon Gauze Veilings iu black, while, cardinal, brown, with large
chenille dot; regular 50c, sale price 85c.
Black Spun Silk How, black, purple, green, croam, nile, buttercup;
regular $1.50, sale price $1.
Silk Gloves, cream, piuk, mauve, shoulder lengths; regular $1 25,
salo price OOc.
Baby Ribbon, 2000 yds, corded, all shades; reg. 8c, sale price oc yd.'
Dress Shields, stockinette; regular 15c. sale price !l pair for 25c.
Accordeon-pleitted Chiffon Skirt Width, white, rereria, rhumpuguu,
groy ; regular "II-25, wile price 75c.
Linen Hnck Towelling, 25-inch; regular 25o, salo price 10c yd.
Colored Sateen, yellow, uile, blue, mauve, brown, moss; regular
2oc, sale price ljljo.
More & Clarke
303 Hastings Street west.
Big Slaughter
at Reduced
Prices.   Also all
Summer Goods.
W. W. Merklev
WestmiiiHter Avenue,  Mt. Pleustiut.
Trade Marks
„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„„,_ Copyrights Ac.
Anjroiio tending a iketrhandjfeM-riptlon mny
qnlokty MOtrln-n onr opinion free wBetber an
IttTentlon HMOS      -.-___.■_■_-.   _n _,___
'oily ootid
 i. Oldeat ««...., ,..	
ttBtnta. taken tbroupli Munn* Co. receive
on li probably nittouiabie,
     riotlyconl._l.mtIn!. Humlbf	
•out free. OldMt n^nncy for tocorlnjr ptiienti,
Argyle House
Tbo Big Bargain Dry Goods Slnre of B. 13.
We Always  Have Bargains for
Your Inspection. 0       #
roucanSave   M0ney *JHds
WHITE COTTON, 4e, 711,0, 80, 10c, 12..i,'c and 15c a yard.
Unbleached CottoU, fie, 7._e, 8c,  10c and  12,'^c a yard.
A well assorted stock of Bureau  Scjirfs and Stand Covers, ranging
from 85c lo $1 25 each.
Ladies' Vests iu nil the latest and np-tn-dato Ktyles, with long slocves,
short sleeves nnd Sleeveless, 5c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 25:', !,0c up to 7uc ouch.
BOYS' BLOUSES, rognlur 50c,  selling at 25c.
TURKISH TOWELS, worth I60  for 10c each
i<                  i, ,1 ^   11    )5C „
i.i                  „ ,. agc. „   a0o 11
11                ., .. ijsc   ••   85C 11
J. Horner,
400 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
tpteii.i notks, without oh urge, in the
Scientific American.
A bnndfotnolr lllufrtrnte-i weekly.   Mnrtrit etr-
■■ Utli.n of imr eclentlOn journal    Tcrnm, |3 a
' four mont lu, fl. Sold by all newirteelen*,
o.»«»B"»*-»- New York
.. rr» K HU WMblulon. D.C.
For   local  nows  snbBoribe    for  THE
ADVOCATE only |l for 12 months.
Thb Advocate is the best advertising
medium where it oirouhites.  Tel. B1405
*-^Which Meet on fit. Pleasant
~i. o. i\ _
Court Vancouver IJI28, Independent
Ordor of Foresters meets 2d und 4th
Moulinvk of ench month at 8 p.m., lu
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief 11angi.ii—J. B. Abemetliy.
RKC'OlililNiJ SF.cn_.TAUY—J. Miu.srn,
19 Seventh lireniie, we_t.
Financial Skchktahy—M. J. Crehan,
■iu Prl_t_.listreet, city.  T.loplione
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Plensaut Lodge So, 10 meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. iii , iu Oddfellows Hull
Wostmiustcr nveuue,   Mt. Pleasant.
.Sojoiirniug brethren cordially invited
to af lend.
N0111.K Grand—G. W. Jamieson.
B k 0 o it n i N o   Sbciiktaiit— V rank
Triinble.cor. Ninth ave. * Wcstmiit'r rd.
Alcvaiidra Hivo Ko. 7, holds regnlar
Review Ist and Dd Mondays of each
month in Mason's Hall, corner Ninth
avonue and Quebec street.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budlong,
1HII Eleventh nvonue, west.
Lady Record Keepor— Mas. J. Martin,
Niuth avenuo.
Vaucouver Council, No. 211a, meeta
evory 2rt aud 4th Thursdays of each
month, tn I O. O. F., Hall, West.
minster avonue.
Sojourning  Frionds always welcome.
W. P. Flowelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
_--H Wc. tmln. ti-rnri'lilii'.   Tel. 760.
liirL'c Shaving
Westminster Avo., next Glasgow Honse
Fkank Undkrwood, Proprietor.
Sticccssor to John Oilman.
Give this. Shop a trial—three chairs
The Ar.vocATK is nlwnys glnd to reoeive
terns of social, personal nr other news
from its readers. Send uows items to
he oHie.o or by telephone, B1405.
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Fruit for Winter
Before commencing to put dowu your fruit1 for
the coming Winter, call at the Gas Com'
pany'a   Demonstrating   Reem,
corner Hastings and Carrall streets, and learn
the usefulness of the Gas Hot Plates, which are
supplied with either one, two or three burners.
By the Gas Method there is no UNNECESSARY heat and yon
work in a cool kitchen. This is uot the only ndvnntago of
the Gas Hot Plates. Yon may got just the heat you waut under
yourstowing kettles; quick firo nr slow fire, as desired
Demonstrating and show room upstairs, B. C.
Electric Ry. Co., Building.
Vancouver Gas Company Ltd.
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