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Thompson's Com Cure
A sure cure for Corns, Warts, Bunions,
Etc., 25c a bottle.
Manufactured by the Thompson Medical Company,
Toronto.   Gttarunteed.   For sale only by the
. A. W. Co. Ltd., Mt. PLEASANT BRANCH
Free Delivery to any part of the city;   'Phone 790.
MtPleasantAdvoca
Devoted to the Interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three months 35c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
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FUi< YOUR
Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco.
Call at the    *    *   A>    A,   At
Three Point Cigar Store
Cor. WESTMINSTER Ave. & DUFFERIN SC
Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 843.
Mt. Pleasant, Vancouver,   B.   0.,   Saturday,   Nov  11, 1905.
(Seventh Tear.)  Vol. 7, No. 8».
Local Items.
The McCuaig Auction and Commission Co., Ltd., next toCarncige Library,
Hastings street, bny Furniture for Cash,
Conduct Auction Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of every description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Ur. Scott and family, late of Nanai-
mo, have moved to Eighth avenne, Mt.
Pleasant. Mr. Scott ia proprietor of
Scott's Toggery.
Mr. Jos.  Dodson aad  family hare
moved into their, handsome residence
recently built at the corner of Thirteenth avenne and Westminster read,
tbi ■
B* sure to take advantage of tbe big
dhceunton all Crockery for TODAY
ONLY at Smith's Grocery, junction of
Westmiuster avenue and road.
Thouipsnn'j Sedlitz Powders, fresh
and fry, -Joe s box, at the Mt. Pleasant
Drxxti Storo.
Mi«s Helen Muur.i will give a Recital
in Pender Hull ou Weduesday eveuiug
Nov. lulli, nnd will lie assisted by Miss
Lilliun Burns, Miss Farron, Mr. Mun-
ford aud Mr. V. Dyke. This promises
to bo an cutertniuiiieiit of high merit.
"'I'he AiltiK'iiti.'' wishes any carelessness in delivery reported to the Oflioe;
telephone ul4t)5.
It ii sitid tbiit when heavy teams and
loads pups over Westminster avenne
bridge the piliug springs up and dowu.
It is to be hoped the tide will be out
When the bridge goes down. What's
the nso of delay wheu a snfo bridge is
needed?
Changes fur advertisements should be
in before Thursday noon to insure tbe:r
publication.
Vancouver Council, Cnuattiau Ordor
of Oiigren .ErleHjSi. held n very inter-
estiug session on Thursday eveuiug, iu
Oddfellows' Hall. After business, there
was an enjoyable program of song,
recitation* aud mono followed by
rrtrcwhuienU.""*
Miss Alice Boss (Medallist of London
'Academy of Music, England), will hold
Violin aud Piano Class ou Wcdue»day
■   afternoon., at the residence of Mr. Noel
Boss, lit Eighth uveune, west.
There was a very pleasant surprise
«t the home of Mr. nud Mrs. E. Trimble,
Westminster rood, about twenty neighbors assembling' on Hallowo'eu nnd
' being hospitably received, the evening
being passed in songs, music find
games. On the following eveuiug
another party comprising Ihe younger
frieuds were givon it very delightful
eveniug by Mr. nnd Mrs. TrintMo.
McDowell's Syrup of White Piue, iu
luge bottles, 800—the old reliable cough
Curs. For sale ouly by ths Mt. Pleasant
Drug Store.
j   NEW YORK   |
"— DENTISTS |~*
OUR REPUTATION as Painless Dentists is shown by the daily
increase in our practice.   We have gained a world-wide reputation with our discovery, whioh, wheu applied to the gums,
teeth can be extracted absolutely painless.
Onr patients are so pleased with the results that thev not ouly tell
their friends, but personally bring them to onr parlors tbat they
may receive the same treatment. In this way, together with the
iiiglicst-olnsB dentistry, done by our Specialists, our practice has
gradually increased till we are second to none iu practice.
By the use of onr Double Adhesive Suction Chamber we are able to
fit the most difficult oasts. Where other Deutists Fail We Meet
With Sucoess. If your teeth drop when you try to eat with them,
or if you arftafraid of them striking the pavement when you sneese,
there is something wroug; they do not fit. Our Double Adhesive
Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty aud is Onr Own Invention and csu uot be used by others.
Gold Crown, Gold Filling, Bridge Work and all other Deutnl Work
doue, painless, snd by Specialists and guaranteed for 10 years.
147 Hastings st. ™w>m» mm.
Branoh Dittoes comer Abbott and Hastings streets. Tel. 3023.
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.!  Sundays 9 a. m., to 3 p. m.
Thompson's Toothache Drops—a sure
cure for the toothache. For sule at Mt.
Pleasnut Drug Store.
:ot ■
Vancouver Hive No. 7, L. O. T. M.,
will hold its regular meeting ou Monday eveniug uext iu K. of P. Hal'.
Thompson's Cold Cure—a guaranteed
cure for a cold 111 34 hours. For sale at
the Mt. Pleasant Drug Store.
Mr. Chas. Stewart arrived from
Dawson Inst week, and after a short
visit with his mother left for Winnipeg.
BIRTHS.
Rae.—Born to Mr. aud Mrs. Rae, 381
Dufferin street, Nov. 7th, a sou.
 :o:	
LOST.—Glasses in case marked
Patcuuude Bros., Nelsou, B, C.; rimless,
gold bowed. Reward.
 to:     i. •...
Mrs. J. B. Casselmau of New Westminster, is quite ill at the home of her
sister Mrs J. P Nightingale of Tenth
nveuue.
Read tho New York Dental Parlors
advertisement iu this pnper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for yoar work
The Mt. Ploasaut Baaciiig Academy,
(Oitrr & Wuite), will opeu iu Mason's
Hall ou Mouday eveuiug, having secured
a year's lease.
Mr. MiCutcheon 8r. returned 011
Wednesday from nu absence in Ontario
Mr. McCutoheon has been, very ill,
but is slightiy improved.
OBITUARY.
Mr. Watson P. Ellison, only son of
Mr Michael Ellison, died suddenly on
Wednesday afteruoou at the homo of
his parents, -110 Seventh avenue. The
deceased was Well and popularly known
on Mt. Pleasant, where he has resided
many years. The funeral took place
from the family residence Friday af
3:30 p.m., Bev. A. E. Hetheriugton
officiating.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Isaac McMulleu died on Friday night
last and was burriod on Snturday.
THE ESSENCE OF NEWNESS in
tho Summer and Fall styles for Men,
Women, Misses and Children, we havo
opened np. Remember the "Watch
word" of this store—satisfaction or
tour money refunded. R. MILLS,
the Shoe-man, 119 Hastings street, west
,vOn  .;.     Friday     evening tho
Quarterly Official Hoard of Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Churoh met Among the
item* of business before tho meeting
the roost interesting to the public was
the financial statement. There has
been rtfsed during the past six months,
for nil purposes, $3,480.10. During the
past half yoar the balance of the church
debt amounting to (600 00 bas been
paid, and atthe present time the entire
property on the corner of Ninth and
Westminster avenues is clear of debt
Within thi» period lots have been purchased on the corner of Ontario street
and Tenth avenue, aud »700.00 paid
thereon The Trustees have received
several good offors for the building at
the corner of Ninth and Westermlnster
avenues, • bnt as yet have taken no
definitef-ae4io_;' It is proposed *> sell
■■At an! efcrly daM and **op.ld* * ..ttodett,
. opito-ate-oharch'bn-the corner of
•' Tenth uvouno aid Ontario street.
1 WANTED; hy Chicago wholesale
. bouse, ipeelslrepreiontatlve fnrcnch provlmc
"a t:»n«d«. Salary pi end expo.nen oald
weekly    Elpeiisc money advanced, llieiines.
iticcewful;  position i-Zrawnunt    - '•
menu required.     frtrloaa.   •*"
—-:«_.i»r
street,
-ta
FOR RENT: a flat of 4 rooms iu a
new building. Apply "Advocate"
O  oe.
Mrs. Coulter hns opened tlie Womsn'6
Bakery, corner Sixth aud Westminster
avenues. Bread, dikes, pies and jellies
ull home-made—the very best.
fAT~ Subscribers are requested to
report any oerelessness iu the delivery
of "The Advocate."
Mr.   Sherdahl  Sr.,  of  Westminster
road, is seriously ill.
 :o:	
TO RENT.—Flat of 7 rooms in brick
block; apply to W D. Muir.
Rev. A. W. McLeod after spending a
few dnys in the city leaves today for
Naunimo.
— :oi
Miss Grace Harford of Thirtoeuth
avenue, is convalescing from an attack
of la grippe.
FOR SALE.—A dozen laying hens
and rooster, for sale cheap j apply to 430
Niuth aveuue, east, Mt. Pleasant.
Miss  Gallagher,  a   cousin of Mrs
W. J. Taggart, lately arrived from the
East, and ia visiting In the e_*y.- - '--
:e:
By  properly  adjusted    glasses   Dr.
Howell at the Burrard Snnitarinm Ltd ,
relieves eye strain  which  causes headache and other uervous troubles.
■tots
MOUNT    PLEASANT    BAPTIST
CHURCH.
-The pastor,,.Bev- Herbert W. Piercy,
will preach itt both services on Sunday.
Morning subject: " Fulfilled
Prophecy." Eveniug subject: "Neglect Salvation aud There's No Escape."
Young Men's Biblo Class at 2:80 p.m
We have the very cream of the best
('uiiniiisu aud Americnn designs nnd
niiikes in the. Summer aud Fall styles
nf shoes for Men, Women, Misses nnd
Oliiltlreu R. MILLS, 119 Hastings
street, west.
Rev. A E. Hetheriugton is organizing
a Normal Class In Bible Study, which
will meet every Thursday evening at
the Pursonage, 133 Eleventh aveuue,west
Dr. N. Allen has moved his offlce
from Eighth avenue to corner of Seventh
and Westmiuster avenues, over Royal
Bank of Canada.
to:	
Ou Mouday eveuiug Court Vanconver,
Independent Order of Foresters, will
hold its regular session in Oddfellows'
Hall. Tbe old-time initiation ceremony
will be put on in all its splendor and all
members nre requested to attend.
:o:
If you miss Thk Advocate you miss
tbe looal news.
Young Men of St. Michael's
Entertainment.
STOVES!
ALL STYLES!   ALL PRICES!
J      A      Fl PTT     Mt. PLEASANl HARDWARE
m f\.    I _LL I   I a STORE. Tel. 447.
W. I?! OWENS, Manager.
**/?
Ashcroft
PotfltOCS ?t$-l-40per-S0Ck-
Local Potatoes 80c per sack.
No. 1 Cooking Apples 90c per box.
Try our Money-Back Tea,
35c per lb or 3-lbs. for $1.
H. O. Lee,
Best Creamery
Butter, 27c per lb.
2425  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
jssSht Central Heat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in nil kinds of Fkesh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. ^IK"6'
S3 new
Seeded, Raisins, Currants,
Cooking Figs, Table Figs and Raisins.
Mixed Peel in i-lb boxes—just the thing you
require now.
Don't forget our Apples
'     at 75o, 90c, 41.OO,  #1.35 per box.
ORDER   T'O-DAT.       ~ - *-~
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone  1860.
t%*'%**%'%*'%/%*'% **-%««*'*4'-*%**'»%'*%'%'»«-%«'*
geadv-to-wear
Garments
AT SPEOIAL PRICES.
Costume Special.—15 ouly Ladies'
Costumes in black, navy, cardinal, dark grey and brown, cleariug at
until 11 ftic nr tx't ] lie.
Special Values in Children's Bearskin Coats.—Coats mado of white
bearskin, double-breasted aud trimmed with large pearl buttons;  Special
for tl.76 each We are showing a very handsome lot of Children's
Cloth Coats in all the latest styles aud colors from {3.35 up.
#   Cloth Conts in all Ibe latest styles nntl colors irom fi.M up.
t     A.   ROSS & CO., 30,3aTae1edpho„Ce°Sr
4^.svv%%^«v%^VsV%%' %^%%%-«''%%^%^%%'«'-v»'
St.
A      LM lSi*<i A*   III      3°> 3* Bnu *4 "-oruova ax.
t\e   a\\J&J tX VV/., Telephone 574. A
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MOUNT PLEASANT METHODIST
CHURCH.
The pastor, Rev. A. E. Hetherlngton,
will preach morning and evening on
Sunday. Morning gnbject: "Stewardship." Eveuiug subject: "Ont of
Boudago."
Beforo starting on a shopping tour,
look over the advertisements in the
ADVOOATE.
Ko Invest-
experience   nol
t f__efit4M * to   cng«iti««.    Atldrt.nl     Ocnerjl
M»u_.*er, 1» Luke street. Chicago. III., U. 8. A.
Advertise i** "The Advocate."
THE*
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mi. Pleasant Branch
Capital »8.000.000.   Reserves $3,803,743.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bank Department.
OPEN   SATURDAY   NIGHTS    from
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARP, Manager.
A step in the right direction was
tnken by the Youug Men of St. Michael's,
the Euglish Church iu Mt.' Pleasant,
when they assembled at tbo home of
Mr. Birmingham, 477 Seventh avenue,
east, on Nov. 3d, to the nnmber of
thirty.
After doing justice to n sumptuous
repast, the Young Meu, at tlio call of
the Rev. G. H. Wilsou, (who filled the
position of Chairman of the evening),
proposed and replied to the
following toasts: "Health of the King,"
proposed by Mr. Wilson and joined
iu right loyally by all present. "Welfare
of the Perish," by H. T. Devine, aud
responded to by J. A. llirnniigham,
iusonui well-chosen suggestions, which
if carried out will lead to the success of
St. Michael's. "Parish Officers," proposed by Mr. Tauuicliffe, iu a woll
directed speech. This was responded to
by Mr. Myites, who quite eclipsed ull
former speeches, boing frcqueutly
interrupted by cheers. "Parish Socio
ties," proposed by Mr. B. Moyles in a
speech. Mr. Birmingham Sr.. replied
iu a masterly way, bringing very forcibly beforo the niiuds of the Youug Men
present, what should be and what should
uot be in these societies. His pleasant
way of showing the different points
brought forth bursts of laughter from
mauy of those preseut who hnd to put
ou the shoes because they fitted. Tho
last toast "The Yonng People," especially "The Ladies," proposed by Mr.
Wilsou, (In tho absence of Dr. Coy),
aud replied to by Mr G. Boult, who iu
a woll-wordcd uddress, graudly rose to
the ocensiou nud did justice to tbo
Indies. Tho toasts were iutorspered
by sougs and recitations from Messrs
F, Willoughby, Braudrith, Pntkiu nud
j. A. Birmingham,
Tho Young Meu then adjourned to
the parlors nnd music and songs brought
tlio most enjoynblu ovening ever spent
by tbo Youug Meu of Ht. Michael's  to
a close.
Trusting that many more such evenings will be spent by the Young Men
I wish them every success.
Signed— 1
A FRIEND OF THE BOYS.
Central Park.
FIRST-CLASS
Boot and Shoemaklng
and Repairing done ot
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
3454 Westminster avonue.
Carr & Gom's Famous
BISCUITS
Regular price 25c and 35c per pound.   For the
next 10 days, your choice for fife per pound.
The City Grocery Co. Ltd-
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. BBS.
Westminster Ave. A Prlnoess Street.
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right fiere in Vancouver by men of years '■
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant?    Doe., quarts $2. Doz., pints $|,,
Vancouver Breweries, ltd.
A*      Vancouver, B. C.   mf   Tel. 4a9      At
For Sale at all first-claw Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hsteli or
delivered to row house.
MH«U%'Utt««t«t
King's
Market
33.11 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1306.       Prompt Delivery.
m E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
J   Wholesale and Retail
% Dealer in
j   Meats of All Kinds.
A Vegetables and Poultry
J   A **• in season. A A*   ?
&•/%«-%'•*,-*»'%*'%'•'•-%'•'-•
BUTTER!
Cooking Butter 30c per pound.
Good Dt_|ry'Butter 3-tt for 4So.
Good Creamery Butter 36o pr B>, * up.
PICNIC HAMS lie per pound.
McKinnon 8. Gow,
140 Niuth Ave. Opposite No.8 Fire Hall
Telephone B1443. Prompt delivery.
The Heights.
By Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
WATCHES
—stndded with Sparkling
Diamonds.
Designs of Cresent, Flour do,
Lis, Clover Leaf, Etc.
Perfectly    beautiful    timo-   .
pieces.
$33 to $138
Aud as reliable as they we ■
beautiful.
An added value Is "Trorey's"
guaran teo—it's the hall-mark
of,nccuracy and dependabili-
Trorey
THE JEWELER.
Corner Hastings and Granville Sts.
Official WatchInspeotorC. F."R.'
Central Puxk, Nov.   9th
"Resolved, tliiit CWitrnl Park Distriot
should be formed info d Rurd. Mnnici
pality," was deTJoted on by members of
the Literary aud Debating Sooiety last
eveuiug. Mleirfs. Sanderson, Feedhaui
and Rnndaff' ftfibkc ou Hie itlfirmrittve
aud Messrs. Wilburs, Rumblo and
Barclay on the negative side. The
judges bad rather a difficult task to de
cido which side bad made the most
points and fiually docided they were
equal. Tbo Chairuinu gave tho decidiug
vote lu favor of the affirmative
Miss Morion nnd Mr. Fred Wright
delightfully entertained ou Friday eveniug of last week at their homo on
Smith avenue, wheu games, charades
nnd music served to pass a very pleasant aud happy time. Dniuty refreshments were severed during the eveniug.
Present: Miss Bailey, Miss E. Smith,
Misses George, Miss Bell, Misses Bell,
Misses Frederick, MiBS Kirklaud, Misses
Alcock, Messrs. Copley, L. Btiiloy, L.
Alcock, A. McLane, C. Bailey, C. Boll,
Mr. Kirklaud, Mi.«s M. Wright, Muster
Laonard Wright, Mr. Fred Wright, Mr.
and Mrs. F H. Wright.
Mrs. W. Yeo aud her two daughters
Misses Mario and Fraukio Yeo, who
have been visiting frieuds aud relatives
ou the const and iii Central Park for thu
hist two mouths, loft for their home in
Stuartburn, Mini., ouFridny.
For a Qame of
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
MoOCTTOHEON'S BARBER SHOP
Mt. Pleasant.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy  Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry aud Aniuiiil Foods.
Prutt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Fond,  Bcefscraps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
SI/PITH  Corner   NINTH avoniie   A
.   INC.I I I I   WESTMINSTt-R KOAD.
Telephone   lit 3 7.
Adelaide Poultry
Yards Cm ibimbie, Prop.
Breeder of White Rocks. White
Wy iiiidntl is and Black Miunrcas
Birds for sale.
Adelaide Postoffice,     Vanoonver, B. C
BUSINESS  NOTICE.
Local Advertisiug 10c a line euoh issue
Display Advertising $1.35 per inch
per month,
Notices for Chnrch nud Society Entcr-
tainmcuts, Lectures,  etc.,    Whkbk
THE OBJECT IS   TO BAIHK   MONET
will be charged for.
All  Advertisements are  ruu regularly
and charged for until ordered they
lie discontinued.
Transient   Advertisers   mnst   pay   iu
advance.
Notices ot Births, Marriages, ond Deaths
published free of charge.
I tried, "Dear Angel, lead mo to tho
heights,
And spur mc to the top."
The Augcl answered, "Stop
Aud set tby house in order; moke it fair
For absent ones wbo may be speeding
there,
Then will we talk of heights."
I put my house iii order. "Now lead on !"
Thn Angel said, ' 'Not yot;
Tby garden is beset
By thorns and tares; go weed it, so all
those       • .   .-,
Who pome to gazo mny Uud the uuvexou
roso; ,       •
Thon will we jonrney on."
i weeded well 1113 garden. "All is dono."
The Anpel shook his hend.
"A boggnr . l.uiUs," he said,
"Outside thy g.if'js; till thou hast given
heed
Aud soothed bis sorrow, and supplied
his need,
Say uot ull is doue."
The beggar left me singing.   "Now at
last—
At last the path is clear."
"Nay, there is oue draws near
Who  seeks, like    thee,   the    difficult
highway.
He lack., thy courage; cheer him thro
the day,
Theu will we cry, At last I"
I  helped my  weaker brother.  "Now
the heights—
Oh guide me, Angel, guide I "
The presence at my sido,
With radiant faco, snid, "Look,  whore
aro wo uow?"
And lo I we stood upon  the mountain's
bruw—
The heights, the shining hoighti I "
Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
the Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had free for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVCB, B.C.
Young Peoples Societies,
SUNDAY.
Loyal Workers of Christian Eudeavo*
moot nt 16;minntcg to 7, every Sunday
oveuing iu Adveut Christian Church,
coruer Niuth ave. and Westminster Rd,
MONDAY.
Bpwortb   League of   Mt.   Pleasamt
Motliodist Church meets at 8 p. m.
B. Y. P. 0., meets  iu   Mt.  Pleasant
Baptist Ohuroh at 8 p. m,
TUESDAY.
Tho Y. P. S. O. E., meots at 8 p. m
iu Mt.PluitBitsaut Prciibyterion Church,
The Aiivoiiatb is uhvays glad to receive
terns of social, porsoual 01 othu' news
from its renders. Send uews items to
lie oflloo or by telephone, Bl 105.
Advertising is thn education of the
purehoner of the merits of different
that which adds to his comfort and am-
consumer. It Informs the prospective
goods and brings him Into touch with
pllflei his happiness.
The Ar.vocA'u. is the br st advertising
medium whero it circulates.  Tel. BW0*i
THE ALEXANDRA
Electrolysis Parlor of Hairdressiug, Manicuring, Facial Masssgn nor!
Scalp Treatment for Lndies and Gentlemen. Superfluous bair, warW mul
moles removod by Electrolysis.
Valuable in for mat ion given to every
lady patron on "How to fake care of
youiself-"
Skin Food for building up tlie wnstinp
tissue. Ornnge Flower Cream to pre
vent and heal sunburn.
Hadakc Humphreys, 589 Granville
stroot.
The Canadian
Bank w Commerce
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT,
Deposits of One Dollar and upward*
received and interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders  issued,
A General Banking Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10 a. m. to S 9. Ms,
Saturdays: 10 a m. to 13m., 7 toSpj*.
tost End Branch
444 Westminster      O. W. DURBAST,
aveuuo. Ma^aoek.
South Vancouver Branch
1H3.1 Granville street, Fairview,
J R  FUTOHER, Acting 1
Subscribers who fail tp
get "The Advocate" on Sarury
day morning please notify
this office.   Telephone Ph0-jS. Wfr-MM-IHM,****^
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD
WAS IN FLOWER
Or, The Lore Story ot Charles Brandon and Msry Tudor, the King's Safer, snd
Happening la the Reign oi HU August Majesty King Henry tbe Eighth
.Uwri-n -tad aXessamm* Me Modem __-.*H>h Frem Sir Edwin
Cajkodeft'l Memek
By   EDWIN   CASKODEN   [CHARLES   MAJOR]
Cowrieht, UK and Dot, by Os. __to_r.,.-_-f<*rrai Company
Then I told her of Lady Mary's message and begged, lf she would not
speak ln words what I so longed to
hear, she would at least tell lt by allowing me to deliver only one little
thousandth part of the message Mary
bad sent, but she drew away and said
she would return to the castle if I
continued to behave ln that manner. I
begged hard and tried to argue the
point, but logic seems to lose its force
in sucb a situation, and all I said
■railed nothing. Jane was obdurate
■nd was for going back at once. Her
persistence was beginning to. look llko
obstinacy, and I loon grew so angry
that I asked no permission, but delivered Mary's message, or a good part of
lt at least, whether she would or no,
. and then sat back and asked her what
.he was going to do about It
Poor little Jane tbougbt she was tin-
loue for life. She sat there half pouting, half weeping, and said she could
lo nothing about lt; tbat she was alone
now, and lf I, her only friend, would
treat ber that way she did not know
where to look.
"Where to look?" I demanded. "Look
here, Jane; here. You might as well
. understand flrst as last that I will not
I be trilled with longer, and that I Intend
to continue treating you tbat way as
long as we both live. I have determined not to permit yon to behave as
you have for so long, for I know you
love me. You have balf told me so a
dozen times, and even your half words
are whole truths. There Is not a fraction of a He ln yon. Besides, Mary told
me that yon told her so."
"She did not tell you that?"
"Yes, noon my knightly honor." Of
coarse there was but one answer to
this—tears. I then brought the battle
to close quarters at once, and, with my
arm uninterrupted at my lady's waist,
asked:
"Did you not tell ber so? I know yon
will speak nothing but the truth. Did
you not tell ber? Answer me, Jane."
The fair head nodded as she whispered
between the hands that covered her
face:
"Yes. I—I-d _ld," and I—veil, I delivered the rest of Mary's message,
and that, too, without a protest from
Jane.
Truthfulness ls a pretty good thing,
after all.
So Jane was Conquered at last, and I
heaved a sigh as the battle ended, for
It bad been a long, hard struggle.
I asked Jane wben we should be married, but sbe said sbe conld not tblnk
of that now—not until Bhe knew that
Mary vas safe, bnt she wonld promise
to be my wife some time.
We vent back to the castle, and as
ve parted Jane aaid timidly: "I am
glad I told you, Edwin. Glad lt is
over."
She bad evidently dreaded it, bnt—I
vas gfad too. .Very glad. Then I
went to bed.
CHAPTER XVn.   '
,  THE   ELOPEMENT.
ITTTIUATEVElt the king might
| W I think, I knew Lord Wolsey
■MM would quickly enough guesa
KSBiaiB the truth when be beard tbat
the princess was missing, and would
have a party In pursuit The runaways, however, would have at leaBt
twenty-four honrs the start, and a ship
leaves no tracks. Wben Mary left me,
sbe was perhaps two-thirds of a league
from the rendezvous, and night was
rapidly falling. As her road lay tbrough
a dense forest all the way she would
bave a dark, lonely ride of a few
minutes, and I was somewhat uneasy
for that part of the Journey. It bad
been agreed that lf everything was all
right at the rendezvous Mary should
turn loose her horse, whlcb bad always been stabled at Berkeley castle
and vould quickly trot home. To
further emphasize her safety a thread
would be tied ln his forelock. The
horse took bis time In returning and
did not arrive nntil the second morning
after the flight, bnt when be came I
found tbe thread and, unobserved, removed it I quickly took lt to Jane,
who has lt yet and cherishes lt for the
mute message of comfort lt brought
her. In case the horse should not return I vas to find a token ln a bc.lov
tree near the place of meeting, but the
thread ln tbe forelock told us our
friends had found each other.
When ve left the castle, Mary wore
nnder her riding habit a suit of man's
attire, and as we rode along she would
shrug her shoulders and laugh as lf It
were a huge Joke and by the most comical little pantomime call my attention
to her unusual bulk. So wben sbe
found Brandon the only change necessary to make a man of her was to
throw off the riding habit and pull on
the Jack boots and slouch hat both of
which Brandon butt with l-.im.
They wasted no time, you may be
sure, and were soon under way. In a
few minutes they picked up the two
Bristol men who were to accompany
them, and when night had fairly fallen
left tho bypaths and took to tbe main
road leading from London to Bntb and
Bristol. The road was a fair one—that
ls, lt was veil defined and there was
no danger of losing lt; ln fact, there
was more danger of losing one's self in
Its fathomless mudboles and quagmires. Brandon had recently passed
over lt twice and had made mental
note pt the worst places, so he hoped to
avoid them.
Soon the rain began to fall ln a soaking drizzle; then the lamps of twilight
went out and even the shadows of the
nlgbt were lost among themselves ln
blinding darkness. It was one of those
black nights fit for witch traveling,
and no doubt every witch ln England
was out brewing mischief. Tbe horse's
hoofs sucked and splashed ln tbe mud
with a sound that Mary thought might
be beard at Land's End, aud the hoot
of an ovl, now and then disturbed by a
witch, would strike upon ber ear wltb
a volume of sound Infinitely disproportionate to tbe size of any owl she bad
ever seen er dreamed of before.
Brandon woro our cushion, the grent
cloak, and had provided a like one of
suitable proportions for the princess.
This camo in good play, as her fine gentleman's attire would be but poor stuff
to turn the water. The wind, which
had arisen wltb Just enough force to
set up a dismal wall, gave the rain a
horizontal slant and drove lt lu at every
opening. The flaps of tbe comfortable
great cloak blew back from Mary's
knees, and she felt many a chilling
drop through her fine new silk trunks
that made her wish for buckram in
their place. Soon the water began to
trickle down her legs and find lodgment ln the jack boots, and as tbe rain
and wind came ln tremulous littlo
whirs sbe felt vretched euough—she
vho had alvays been so veil sheltered
from every blast Now and then mud
and water vould fly up into her face-
striking usually ln the eyeB or mouth—
and then again her horse vould stumble and almost throw her over his head
as he sank, knee deep, Into some unexpected hole.
All of this, with the thousand and
one noises that broke the still worse
silence of tbe inky night soon began to
vork npon her nerves and make her
fearful. The road was full of dangers
aside from stumbling horses and broken necks, for many were the stories
of murder and robbery committed
along the route they vere traveling. It
Is true they had two stout men, aud all
vere armed, yet they might easily
come upon a party too strong for them,
and no one could tell what might happen, thought the princess. There was
that pitchy darkness through which
she could hardly see her horse's bead—
a thing of Itself that seemed to have Infinite powers for mischief and which
no amount of argument ever Induced
any normally constituted woman to believe vas the mere negative absence of
light and not a terrible entity potent
for all sorts of mischief. Then that
vailing howl that rose and fell betimes. No wind ever made sucb a noise
she felt sure. There were those shining white gleams which came from the
little pools of water on tbe road, looking like dead men's faces upturned and
pale. Perhaps they were water and
perhaps they vere not Mary had all
confidence ln Brandon, but that very
fact operated against her. Having that
confidence and trust ln him, she felt
no need to waste her own energy in being brave. So she relaxed completely
and bad the feminine satisfaction of
allowing herself to be thoroughly
frightened.
Is lt any wonder Mary's gallant but
.womanly spirit sank low ln tbe face
of all those horrors? She held out
bravely, however, and an occasional
clasp from Brandon's hand under cover
of the darkness comforted her. When
nil those terrors wonld not suggest even
a thought of turning back, you may
Judge of tbe character of this girl and
her motive.
_hey traveled on, galloping when
they could, trotting when they could
not gnllop, and walking when they
must, and about midnight arrived at
the Inn where the relay ot horses was
awaiting them.
The inn was a rambling old thatched
roof structure, half mud, half wood
and all filth. There are many Inns ln
England that are tidy enough, but this
one vas a little off the main rond—selected for that reason—and tbe un-
cleanness was not the least of Mary's
trials that hard night She had not
tasted food since noon ond felt the
keen hunger natural to youth and
health such as hers after twelve hours
of fasting and eight hours of riding.
Her appetite soon overcame her repugnance, and she ate with a zest that
was new to her the humblest fare that
had ever passed her lips. One often
misses the zest of life's Joys by having
too much of tbem. One must want a
thing before lt can be appreciated.
A hard ride of five hours brought onr
travelers to Bath, which place they
rode around Jnst as the sun began to
gild the tile roofs and steeples, and another hour brought tbem to Bristol.
The ship was to sail at sunrise, bnt
as the wind had died ont vlth the
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night there vas no danger of Its sailing vlthout them. Soon the gates
opened, and the party rode to the Bov
and String, vbere Brandon had left
tbelr chests. The men vere then paid
off; quick sale vas made of the horses;
breakfast vas served, and tbey started
for the vbarf, vlth their chests following ln the hands of four porters.
A boat soon took tbem aboard the
Royal Hind, and nov lt looked as lf
their daring scheme, so full of Improbability as to seem Impossible, bad
really come to a successful Issue.
From tbe beginning, I think, lt bad
never occurred to Mary to doubt the
result.  There had never be«n» with her
eveq it suggestion of posaioie railure,
unless lt vas that evening ln our room,
when, prompted by her startled modesty, she bad said she could not bear
for ns to see ber ln the trunk bose.
Now that fruition seemed about to
crown her hopes she was happy to her
heart's core, and when once to herself
wept for sheer joy. It IS little wonder
sbe wns happy. She was leaving behind no one whom she loved excepting
Jane nnd perhaps me. No father nor
mother; only a sister whom she barely
knew and a brother whose treatment
of her bad turned her heart against
blm. She was also fleeing with the one
man ln all the world for ber and from
a marriage that was literally vorse
than death.
Our travelers were of course greatly
In need of rest, so Mary went to ber
room and Brandon took a bertb ln the
cabin set apart for the gentlemen.
They had both paid for their passage,
although they bad enlisted aud were
part of the ship's company. They
were uot expected to do Bailor's work,
but would be called upon In case of
fighting to do their part at that Mary
was probably as good a fighter In her
own wny as one could find In a long
Journey, but how sbo wns to do her
part witb sword and buckler Brandon
did not know. Thnt, however, was a
bridge to be crossed when tbey should
come to lt
They had gone aboard about T
o'clock, nnd Brandon hoped the ship
would be well down Bristol channel
before he Bhould leave bis bertb. But
the wind that had filled Mary's Jack
boots with rain and had howled so dismally all night long would not stir,
now that lt was wanted. Noon came,
yet no wind, and tbe Bun shone as placidly as lf Captain Charles Brandon
vere not fuming with Impatience on
the poop of the Royal Hind. Three
o'clock and no wind. The captain said
lt would come with night, but sundown
was almost at hand, and no wind yet
Brandon knew tbls meant failure lf lt
held a little longer, for he was certain
the king, with Wolsey's help, would
long since have guessed the truth.
Brandon had not seen the princess
since morning, and the delicacy he felt
about going to ber cabin made the situation somewhat difficult After putting lt off from hour to hour In hope
that she would appear of her own accord, he at Inst knocked at her door
and, of course, found tbe lady in trouble.
The tbougbt of the princess going on
deck caused a sinking at bis heart every time It came, as he felt that lt was
almost impossible to conceal ber Identity. He bad uot seen ber in ber new
male attire, for wben sbe threw off ber
riding habit on meeting him tba night
before be bnd Intentionally busied himself about the horses and saw her only
after the great clonk covered her as a
gown. He felt that however well ber
garments might conceal her form, no
man on earth ever bnd such benuty in
his face as her transcendent eyes, rose
Anted cheeks and coral Tips, wTfa their
cluster of dimples, and bis benrt sank
at the prospect She might hold out for
awhile with a straight face, but when
the smiles should come—lt were just
as well to hang a placard about her
neck, "This ls a woman." Tbe telltale
dimples wonld be worse tban Jaue for
outspoken, untimely truthfulness and
trouble provoking candor.
Upon entering Brandon found Mary
wrestling with the problem of her complicated male attire, the most beautiful picture of puzzled distress Imaginable. The port was open aud showed
her rosy as the morn when sbe looked
up at him. The Jack boots were ln a
corner, and ber little feet seemed to
put up a protest all tbelr own agnlnst
going Into them tbat ought to have
softened every peg. She looked up at
Brandon with a half hearted smile and
then threw her arms about his neck
and sobbed like tbe child sbe was.
"Do you regret coming, Lady Mary?"
asked Brandou, wbo, now tbat she was
alone with him, felt tbat he must take
no advantage of the fact to be familiar.
"No, no! Not for one moment. I am
glad—only too glad. But wby do you
call me 'Lady?' You used to call me
'Mary.' "
"I don't know; perhaps because you
are alone."
"Ab! that ls good of you; but you
need uot be quite so respectful."
The matter was settled by mute bnt
satisfactory arbitration, and Brandon
continued: "You must make yourself
ready to go on deck. It will be bard,
but lt must be done."
He helped her with the heavy jack
boots and handed ber tbe rain stained
slouch hat which she put on and stood
a complete man ready for tbe deck-
that ls, as complete as could be ovolved
from her utter femininity.
Wben Brandon looked her over, all
hope went out of blm. It seemed that
every change of dress only added to
her bewitching beauty by showing it
ln a new phase.
"It will never do. There Is no disguising you. What is lt that despite
everything shows so unmistakably
feminine? What shall we do? I have
lt You shall remain here under the
pretense of Illness uutil we are well at
sea, and then I will tell the captalu all.
It ls too bad, and yet I would not have
you one whit less a woman for all tho
world. A man loves a woman who Is
so thoroughly womanly that nothing
can bide it"
Mary was pleased at bis flattery, but
disappointed at tbe failure ln herself.
She had thought tbat surely these garments would make a man of her In
which tho keenest eye could not detect
a flaw.
They were discussing the matter
when a knock came at tho door, with
tbe cry, "All hands on deck for Inspection." Inspection! Jesul Mary would
not safely endure lt a minute. Brnndon left her at once and went to the
captain.
"My lord is 111 and begs to be excused
from deck Inspection," bo said.
Bradhurst, a surly old half pirate of
the saltiest pattern, answered; "111?
Then he had better go ashore as soon
as possible. I will refund his money.
We canuot make a hospital out of the
ship. If his lordship ls too 111 to stand
inspection, see thnt he goes ashore at
once."
This last was addressed to one of the
ship's officers, wbo answered with the
usual "Aye, aye, sir," and started for
Mary's cabin.
That was worse tban ever, and Brandon quickly said he would have his
lordship up at once. He then returned
to Mary, and aftor buckling on ber
sworn ana oclt tncy went on upck nno
climbed up tbe poop ladder to take
tbelr places witb those untitled to
stand aft
Brandon hns often told me since that
It was as much as he could do to keep
back tbe tears when he snw Mary's
wonderful effort to appear manly. II
was both comical aud pathetic. She
was a princess to whom till tbe world
bowed down, yet that did not help her
here. After all she was only a girl.
timid and fearful, following at Brandon's heels, frightened lest sbe should
get out of arm's reach of him among
those rough men nnd longing witb nil
her heart to take his hand for moral ns
well as physical support. It must have
been both laughable and pathetic In tbe
extreme. Thut miserable sword persisted ln tripping her, and the jack
boots, so much too large, evinced nn
nlarmlng tendeucj- to slip off with every step. How insane we nil were nol
to have foreseen this from the very
•beginning. It must hnve been a unique
figure she presented climbing up the
steps nt Brandon's heels, jack boots
and all. So unique wns lt that the
sailors working In the ship's waist
stopped their tasks to sturc In wonderment antl the gentlemen on tbe poop
made no effort to bide their nnuisc
ment Old Brndhurst stepped up to
her.
"I hope your lordship Is fooling better," and then, surveying lier from
head to foot, with a broad grin on his
features, "I declare, you look the picture of health, If I ever saw It Uow
old are you?"
Mary quickly responded, "Fourteen
yenrs."
"Fourteen," returned Brndhurst.
"Well, I dou't think you will shed
much blood. You look more like a
deuced handsome girl tban nny man
I ever saw."' At this the men all
laughed nnd were very Impertinent In
the free and easy manner of such gentry, most of whom were professional
adventurers with every finer sense
dulled nnd debased by years of vice.
These fellows, half of tbem tipsy,
now gathered about Mary to Inspect
her personally, each on his own account. Their looks and conduct were
very disconcerting, but they /tdl nothing insulting until one fellow gave hei
a slap on the bnck. necoinpiinying II
hy mi Indecent remark. Brandon tried
to nay uo attention to tbem, but tills
Wns foo tnucTi, so licllfted bis arm and
knocked the fellow off the poop Into
the waist. The man was back In a
moment, and swords were soon drawn
aud clicking nway at a great rate. The
contest was brief, however, as the fellow wus uo sort of match for Brandon,
wbo, with bis old trick, quickly twisted his adversary's sword out of bis
grasp and wltb a flush of his own
blade flung It Into the sen. The other
men were now talking together nt a
little distanco In whispers, and lu a
moment one drunken brute shouted:
"It is no man. It ls a woman. Let us
see more of her!"
Before Brandon could Interfere the
fellow had unbuckled Mnry's doublet
at the throat and with a jerk had
torn lt off, carrying awny the sleeve
nud exposing Mary's Bhoulder, almost
throwing her to the deck.
He waved his trophy on high, but
his triumph wns short lived, for almost
instantly lt fell to tbe deck, and with
It the offending band severed at tbe
wrist by Brandon's sword. Three or
four friends of the wounded man
rushed upon Brandon, whereupon Mary
screamed and began to weep, which of
course told the whole story.
A great laugh went up, antl Instantly
a general fight begnn. Several of the
geutlemen, seeing Brandon attacked by
such odds, took up bis defense, and
within twenty seconds nil were on one
Bide or the otlier, every mother's son of
them fighting nwny like mad.
You see how quickly and completely
one woman without the slightest act on
her pnrt except a modest effort to be
let alone, bud set the whole company
by the ears, cutting and slashing away
nt each other llko very devils. The sex
must generate mischief In some unknown manner and throw it off, as tlie
sun throws off Its beat. However, Jane
ls nn exception to that rule—If It Is a
rule.
The officers soon put a stop to this
lively little fight and took Brandon
and Mary, who was weeping ns any
right minded woninn would, dowu into
the cabin for consultation.
With a great oath Bradhurst exclaimed: "It ls plain enough that you
have brought a girl on board under
false colors, and you may as well mnko
ready to put her ashore. You sec what
sbo has already done—a hand lost to
one man and wounds for twenty others
—and she was on deck less thnn live
minntes. Henrt of Godl At that rate
she woultl have the ship nt the bottom
of Davy Jones' locker beforo we could
sail half down the channel."
"It wns not my fault" sobbed Mnry,
ber eyes Hashing fl to. "I did nothing;
all I wonted wns to be left alone, but
those brutes of men—you shull pny for
this; remember what I say. Did you
expect Captain Brnndon to slant! back
nnd not defend mo when that wretch
wns tearing my garments off?"
"Captnln Brandon, did ynu say?"
nsked Ilratllitirst, with bis bat off ln-
stuutlv. ,
A Most Natural Inference.
They had Just become engaged.
"Herbert," she said, "are you suro
thnt you Iovo me?"
"Absolutely," he answered.
"How can you tell?"
"By the fact tbat I am anxious to
marry ypu."
Like Father, Like Son.
Mr. Gotrox—When I was your nge,
sir, I didn't have a dollar. Cbolly Gotrox—Well, dnd, when I am your nge
I probably won't have a dollar.
Where Le Pa.ge
Lacked Nerve
By  FRANK H. SWEET
Copyright, IMS, by Frank H. Sweet
"But, factor, lt seems to me like putting our hands Into another's cache,"
remonstrated Le Page bluntly.
"It's putting our hands upon shoulders that are bending over our own
cache," retorted the factor angrily.
"Our company came Into this country
first and ranged lt from the divide to
the snow line unmolested, and now
these Interlopers sneak ln and appropriate the best trapping valley In the
whole section. They must be driven
eut Le Page, and you must do lt."
"Well," thoughtfully, "I suppose I
eould do lt But from the divide to tbe
snow line Is a big territory for one
company to claim, factor, and I don't
think any ef our men bave been Into
that particular valley for mere thai
tve years. It ts fifty miles avay and
off our regular line of vork. I generally scatter my men along the river
country on account of the animals coning to drink and ths easier transportation. That family could remain tn tbe
valley a lifetime and not really hurt us.
You know that factor. Besides, tbey
have Just as much right here as ve
have. And there Is another thing," coolly, and Ignoring the wrath tbat was
flaming to the factor's face, "ever since
I beard how they went to the valley
last winter, Just a young man and bis
wife, serosa 800 miles ot as bleak country as even a trapper ever turned his
back to, I have wished that I could
neet them and shake hands."
"You seem to know all about them,"
sneered the fuotor.
"Not ■ word more than yen. Antolne
was up that vay trapping and told yo«
vbat he told tbe rest of ue. He met the
■am himself and heard him say that be
had net been married long and that the
"OH,   UEaSIEUIlS,   MISSIBUaS,  no NOT I_«
HIM Dl_"
tve had reached the valley In good
condition. That Is all, only yon and I
look at things, differently."
The facter's wrath could not contain
Itself longer.
"Perhaps so," be stormed, "but you'll
do tbls just as I look at lt Yen're nnder contract to the company."
"For five yeara," calmly, "to hunt,
trap and do the vork according to my
ability. I am satisfied."
"Well," menacingly, "yon will take
four men and go to this valley aad
clear lt of Its vermin."
"How?"
"Any vay you like, so long u It's
done thoroughly," snapped the factor.
"Yon never asked a question like that
before. You must bo losing nerve.
Shoot tbem, burn them, drown them;
there are ways enough. Or no"—controlling himself with an effort—"perhaps you'd better not do tbat Stories
get out and prejudice the country
against as. Frighten them off. A
good way ls to destroy their camp and
provisions and take away all their
weapons, then give tbem so many
hours to leave the country. They'll
go all rlgbt I followed that method
until I was given charge of a post
And, Le Page!"
"Tee, factor."
"You will discontinue baring your
way of looking at things. Ton beloss
to the company, and I voice toe company's orders. Understand? Any failure on your part, or leaving tbe service, 'means losing everything coming
to yen.  That's the contract"
"I have read lt," smilingly, "and my
vay of looking at things bas never Interfered with my vork so far. Tei
know that"
Tee, the factor knew lt But still his
eyes followed the strong figure ts lt
strode avay vlth anything bnt friendly looks. There vas bad blood between
toe tvo, and but for the fact that Le
Page was worth any three men at the
post and could control the others as
■o one else bad aver done, and seemed
to have an Instinctive knowledge ef
where to obtain tba best and most
pelts, he would long ago have found
mekns of getting rid of him. Moreover, he bad an uneasy feeling that the
company valued Le Page's services almost as much as lt did his own.
Inside of balf an hour Le Page had
•elected ammunition and provisions
•nd picked out tbe four men vho vere
to accompany him—the best at the
trading post be believed, and men aftet
hli ovn heart; strong, wiry, Indefatt-
eibIs. wbo would fight er work se lona
as strength lasted and on whom ne
could depend. The work vas not sucb
as he vould like, but that did not matter; it was the company's and be wus
ln the company's service.
Tbe second day they reached th*
head of the valley, entering it by way
of a ravine through which plunged an
ley stroam. This they waded. Beyond,
tbe ground sloped rapidly and was
thickly wooded. They could overlook
moit of the volley.
"Nov, men," aaid Le Page, "suppose
we scatter and work gradually down
the valley, examining the woods thor-
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somewhere, and If they see us flrst and
suspect our errand they may try to
keep out of sight"
"Walt a moment," exclaimed one of
fhe men. "Isn't that smoke hnlf a mile
or so down yonder, over those piue
tops?" And he poluted wltb his fin.
ger.
Le Page shaded hia eyes.
"Yes, that's smoke," he said after •
sharp scrutiny, "and It aeems near the
stream. They're built there on account of the wator. Well, we'll follow right down the bank and settle
things at once. But mind, men, no
lighting unless there's neod. We'll try
to persuade tbem to leave peaceably.
If they refuse to go, we'll use force.
I think we can get back to the poat by
tomorrow night"
There was little need of caution, for
tbe ground along the bank was covered wltb pine needles and gave ne
aound of their footsteps, and the treea
were ao thick as to conceal everything
a few rods away. It was only when
Ihey bad approached to within thirty
yards that thoy saw the cabin.
But before they reached It • woman
came hurrying out, wringing ber hands,
"Oh, mon Dleu, inon DIeuI" abe cried
wildly. "My husband haa been hurt
by a falling tree and must have a
dqj'tor. It Is sixty miles, and I have
a little baby and cannot leave lt and
my husband. Oh, messieurs, messieurs,
do not let blm die!"
Le Page was a man of quick thought
and prompt action and of sympathetic
heart. Whirling to his men, he said
bluntly:
"You will return at onco to the
factor. Tell him tbe expedition Is a
failure.   Walt, I will sond him a note."
He scribbled a few lines on the back
of an envelope and gave lt to one of
the men. "Now go!" be ordered. The
note read:
Factor—I did not have the nerve after
all. I am going to the River das Quince
post after a doctor for the man, who Is
hurt. I can go quicker than any one else.
Of courso I shall loso the 4800 due me.
since I leave the company's service.
LSI  PAQBL
But he did not lose the money.
Three months afterward a letter reached him through an Indian runner. It
was from the company's ofiice ln London end ran:
By advice of our correspondent at Quebec we have decided to appoint you to the
factorship of the trading post whioh controls your section. Your prodcoessor we
have transferred to another post. Tours
respectfully, T. PAYNE, Secretary.
F. S.—Any arrears of salary due you
wUl be sent from the Quebec ofQce.
nave oeen cnanged to jasper and nave
assumed various buea; others resemble
opal, and when broken open tbe cor*
ls often found lined with crystals of
tbe moat beautiful tints.
Hot a Mi'iseuirt'r Boy.
A beggar accosted a man on tbe
street the other day and poured out a
tole of woe, to which the gentleman
patiently listened. Then he took out a
card bearing his name, which was that
ot a well known philanthropist who
contributes largely to nn organization
working for the relief of the poor.
This he handed to the man after writing an Introductory note thereon. The
beggar turned away with disgust written on his face and tbe parting remark:
"Say, d'ye t'lnk I got time to beat lt
np to dat joint? I'm too busy workln'
dls pike to waste me time dat way.
Wot d'ye t'lnk I am—a messenger
boy?"
Tho Difficult Persian Tonsrno.
Of the difficulties In the language of
Persia a traveler writes: "The words
one uses In a letter are almost entirely different from those used conversationally, and those tn an ordinary
prose history are again different. Then
It ls nlmost Impossible to distinguish
the tenses, and, lastly, the adjective
ls generally Indistinguishable from the
substantive, and tlie link between an
adjective and tho term which It qualifies ls the same as the sign of the possessive. For Instance, the text, 'This
Is my beloved son,' may be read ln the
Persian Bible 'This is the son of my
beloved,' without the slightest violence
to the grammar."
Orl_.li- of One (Irurerard.
The family of a member of parliament from Yorkshire has a private
graveyard and has had It for several
| generations. The founder of tt wss a
Quaker, and the rector of the parish
ln which ho lived said to him nfter a
dispute on religious matters: "Well, lf
you don't como to church when you
are alive, you will wheu you are dead."
But the Quaker thought otherwise and
founded the burial place, which Is used
to this day.
Still   l-ruffled.
Uncle Rufus was oue of the calmest
and moat equable of mortals. Nobody
bad ever Been htm exalted or Impatient
But there came a time that tried him.
The furnace ln the basement of his
bouse waa working badly. He bad been
experimenting with a new variety ef
coal, ln which there was a considerable
proportion of "slack," aad it did not
seem to be burning. He threw open
the door of the furnace, thrust the end
of a long poker deep Into the arnolder*
Ing mass and stirred lt up vigorously.
The result vas startling. A fierce
burst of flame and amoke came forth,
not only enveloping Uncle Rufus, but
blowing ont the flue caps In the rooms
above and filling the bouse wltb soot
and ashes.
In the midst of the excitement Uncle
Rufus came up from the basement with
bla uaual slow and regular step, ills
face vas black with grime, his eyebrows and eyelashes were singed to ■
crisp, and what waa left of bis halt
and beard vas a sight to behold.
He vent to a mirror and took ■ good
look at himself.
"Waal," be said slowly and deliberately, "I vas needing a shave aa' s
hair cut anyway."
•tone Forests.
Stole forests are found In varioua
parts of the world. In many cease
they are hardened by some peculiarity
of the atmosphere and are found standing Just as they were wben clothed
with green foliage thousands of years
ago. Ihe Little Colorado river, la
Arizona, has long been famous aa a
locality for sucb finds. At one place
more than l,r>00 cords of solid atone
tree trunks, sections, limbs and log!
were found by the government »ur-
veyora. Most of them vere slllclfied,
many seven to ten feet in diameter and from twenty to eighty feet
In height Geologists aay that the
petrified trees of the Little Colorado were ence covered with marl over
1,000 feet ln depth.   Borne of the
The Moniiter DIploAocne.
Dr. Andrew Wilson speaks of that
huge  extinct  reptile,   tbe  dlplodocus,
whose bones Andrew Curuegle presented to the South Kensington museum ln <
London ns a "dragon."   "If we could .
Imagine It restored,'' says Dr. Wilson,
"we Bhould be tempted to imagine that
the dragon legends of old had some
foundation In fact.    As a rule, these
creatures—dinosaurs, as they arc called
-were huge, bulky animals.   Mr. Carnegie's specimen bas been estimated to
bare  possessed  a   length   lu   life  of
tbout seventy  feet.    The diplodoctiB,
with regard to Its personal characteristics,  appears  to  have  possessed  a
head  of  very   moderate  size  Indeed, "i
considered  relatively to  the animal's^
bulk.   Its jaws are week, and its teetlu
are borne by tbe front of the jaws*
only.    Tbat lt fed on soft vegetable-,
matter vould therefore appear to be an ]
Inference   fairly   warranted   by   thet
tacts, yet, like the vegetarian elephant, J
It may have been capable of fierce on-t
slaugbts enough ln Its day.   To feed]
on plants ls not always commensurate*
with mildness of temper, as every vie- *
lous horse testifies.   We may further i
believe tbat the dlplodocus, lf not a
ewlmmer, at least had aquatic habits.
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patriarch, with handsome features and
hair falling In ringlets about his shoulders. No one who had seen him could
possibly forget him. One day he was
accosted by a very dirty little bootblack with his "Shlno your boots, sir?"
Blalkie was Impressed by the filthl-
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will go and wash your face I'll give
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the lad's reply. Then he went over
to a neighboring fountain and mado
his ablutions. Returning, he held out
his hand for the money. "Well, my
lad," said the professor, "you have
earned'your slxpencu. Here It ls." "I
dlnna want It, auld chap," returned
the boy, with a lordly air. "Ye can
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Moses Ezeklel, the Roman sculptor,
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of two Turkish noblemen. I sat beside the younger of the noblemen. He
glittered with gold embroidery aud
great diamonds, but, nevertheless, I
pitied him sincerely, for he was
strange to our table manners, and
some of his errors wore both ludicrous and painful. Toward the dinner's
end a servant extended to the young
man a plate of toothpicks. He waved
the plate away, saying ln a low and
bitter voice:—'"No thank you. I
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man." "Yes, I saw two heads on one
pair of shoulders." ,
Algy—Do you—aw—think It woultl
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Mr. Slowe—Is—ls lt true that you
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don't you smile and congratulato mo?
Mr. Slowe—I—I can't. Tho news has
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Singleton (readlng)-It Is snKt thnt
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the moBt dangerous. Wedderly—Would
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Singleton—What do yon vent It for?
Wedderly—I want to show that paragraph to my wife.
To n« Discovered br Bzperlenoe.
Furious Old Gentleman (to new
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WVOHIOAL HWAROH.
! British end French Sclontlote Dleouasln
Wonderful Cases of Automatlo Writing—Remarkable Phenomenon.
Automatic writing was the' subject
which Prof. Rlohet came all the way
from Paris to discuss before the Society of Psychical Research, says The
London Standard. Prof. Rlchet ls the
president of ths society, but, as he was
reading the paper, the chair was taken
by Sir Oliver Lodge. The professor, addressing bis audience ln French, described ln detail a remarkable phenomenon which came under his personal
observation.
Mme. X., a friend of Prof. Rlchet,
knows no Greek, yet on various occasions she has written, while ln a tranoe,
Greek sentenoos with a definite meaning Once she sent him by mall three
pieces of Greek whioh he was finally
able to trace to an exceedingly rare
dictionary of Trench and Greek, of
whioh Mme. X had no knowledge whatsoever. On another occasion, when he
went to call upon hor towards evening, when the rays of the aeMlng sun
were deepening the shadows ln the
room, she wrote a sentenoe ln Greek
which meant, "At Bunrlse and sunset
the shadows lengthen." She wrote ln a
current hand, but she made mistakes
ln plaolner the aoconts, and occasionally
made such slips as oould only be made
by a person having no knowledge of
the language. For exumplo, ahe would
write the Greek letter "a" by mistake
for the letter "o," with an aooent over
It—a very natural mistake for a copy-'
1st, who la completely Ignorant of the
language he la writing, and ls simply
copying by eye, but one which, as It
renders a word quite unpronounceable,
could not be made, even through otrei
lessness, by anyone knowing the language.
These, then, are the facta: Prof.
Rlchet, ln clearing the ground for discussion, took lt as axiomatic that Mme.
X acted throughout ln good faith. He
oould not bring proofs' of this, but he
could vouch for her good faith as ho
could for his own. The lady certainly
did not know Greek. "Tou cannot con-
oeal from all your friends and relatives
your knowledge ot a language like
Greek, and, ln any ease, we have her
word for it that she did not know the
language. Moreover, she had never seen
the book from which she quoted three
passages."
How could such a phenomenon be
accounted for? It could not, be an ef
fort of memory, for Mme. X had never
to her knowledge seen the book from
which ehe quoted. Equally, lt could
hardly be unconscious memory of a
book she had seen and forgotten, for
that would be to explain a strange phenomenon by another phenomenon
equally strange and lnexplloable. Prof.
Rlchet suggested comparisons with
mathematical and musical prodigies,
but found them unconvlniong. A wonderful child ean remember the whole
of a musical score which ls contained
ln a large book, but then he ls dealing
with a language be knows thoroughly.
So It Is with the lightning calculator;
he ls thoroughly versed ln figures. Horo,
on the oontrary, ls a lady who writes
pages of Greek, more or laaa ccrreotly,
without any knowledge whataoever of
Greek. Prof. Rlchet then suggested
spiritualistic explanations, but found
them unsatisfactory. In tho end be had
to admit that there was no explanation. In the discussion which followed, Blr Oliver Lodgo summed up the
position as aet before the audience in
fhe president's address, but he oould
not quite accept without reserve the
question of the genuineness of Mme. X. -
The society had perfect faith ln Prof.
Rlchet and Prof. Rlchet had perfect
faith ln Mme. X; but the conclusion
did not follow that the society must
have perfeot faith in Mme. X. Then
the comparison of the Infant prodigy
could not be altogether rejected. There
was the wonderful Spanish ohlld at
two rears old, who had appeared before
the King of Spain and before Prof. Rlchet himself. The mother of this ohlld
once played over an Intricate piece ot
musio, and, on going afterwards Into
tbe next room, she heard some one re
peeling the performance. Returning,
ahe saw to her oonuternntlon her Infant child playing the music quite oor-
rootly. Obviously, the child oould have
no previous knowledge at all. Here,
then, waa a sort of parallel.
Other speakers produced Strang*
oases of automatlo writing, but none
were of quite such a definite and extraordinary nature ss tbe case presented by Prof. Rlahet. Mrs. Venal, for
example, cold the society how her
daughter and a friend of here produced
by table rapping a Greek story which
tho table erroneously attributed to
Pauaantas, but afterwards gave the
correct chapter and verse In Hellodor-
ua. Tha story was not quoted word
for word, but the substance was cor.
roctly given. In this caso, however,
both the mediums were Greek, and pro
bably had chapters of Hollodorus stored away ln the subliminal consciousness. Then came Mr. Harris with a
story told by Huxley 80 years ago, of
a soldier wounded In a battle who
wrote ln unknown languages from dlo-
.atlon while In a state of trance; and
lastly Prof. Barrett produced an au
thentlc story of a lady who waa hyp-
notlaod by a clergyman. Ob One occasion the clergyman asked her to write
down the contenta of a letter which had
Just arrived by post and waa unopened.
She wrote most of the oontonts cor-
reotln
la the discussion lt was generally
taken tor granted that Mme. X had
exhibited only fhe powers of a oopy-
1st, for, as Prof. Rlohet explained, ahe
had made mistakes In apelDng Which
could only be made by a person oout
pletely Ignorant of tbe language. And
ao Mrs. Verral believed that Mme. X
must have been under eome aert of
hypnotic control, but waa Influenced
through her eye only and not through
her Intelligence. But there were other
tnatanoea, overlooked la fl_e discussion.
where Mme. X had written sentences
with a meaning applicable te the Immediate circumstances; for example,
when she wrote her sentenoe about the
ehadows. In auch a cose Bhe must bave
been controlled through her Intelligence. In fact, the dleouaalon did not
carry the matter any further than the
president brought tt In bis address.
A lady writes Greek who does not
know Greek, and quotes aentenoee from
a Greek book which she has never
aeen. How can lt be explained? As
the famous master of Balllol onco said,
"There are questions which can never
be answered, but are still worth the
asking," and this appears te be one af
them.
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A stranger visitlna Harvard Memorial Hall recently found that the only attendants from whom he oould derive information were the colored
waiters at the' students' tables. One
of the busts along the wall seemed to
look like President Eliot But as the
visitor was not sure, he asked one of
the moat intelligent of the waiters If
he could tell him whose bust that was.
"Well, no, suh; I don't think I could,
suh," was the answer. "Ah'm a
stranger myself, _rah. Only been here
"but three months. I'll ask." He
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men wants to know who dat bust am."
"Dat burst!" replied his comrade.
"Why everybody knows who- dat's a
burst of. It's de college boss' suh; I
don't recolleck his name dls minute,
suh." As the visitor turned away he
overheard one*of them reply to some
remark of the other: "Havahd man?
No suh. Ain't fddlcated enough for
that. Catch a Havahd man saying
'bust.'"
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"At   last,"   exclailmed   Darwin, '
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And reaching under the bureau    he
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"Now, boys," said the school teacher, addressing the juvenile class, "can
either of you tell me anything about
Good Friday?" "Yes, ma'am, I can,"
replied the boy at the foot of the class.
"He was the fellow what done the
housework for Robinson Crusoe."
"Yes, I quarreled with my wife
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Tommy—Pop, what are hiccoughs?
Tommy's Pop—Hiccoughs, my son,
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ghe—A female suffrage advocate
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He—A friend of mine who ls married
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all."
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
"I hear that young Spendltt ls looking for work of some kind," says -the
man with the embroidered vest.
"Didn't he fall heir to a fortune last
year?" "Yes,'.' answers the man with
the open-work hair. "But he hasn't
any money now." It must have got
away from him fast." "No wonder.
He had an auto that went sixty miles
an hour, a horse that went a mile in
two minutes-—and he backed a comic
opera company that produced a show
that didn't go at all."
A lady writes: "I was able to remove the corn, root and branch, by
the use of Holloway'B Corn Cure." Oth-
erB who have tried lt have the same
experience.
On the Hudson River day boat the
other day a young girl caused amusement by her determined endeavors to
acquire a coat of tan In one day. She
sat on the hurricane deck, hatless,
holding back her head and lifting her
face to the sun'8 rays, much as a
chicken lifts up Its head when taking
a drink. Every few minutes she
would go below and wet her handkerchief. Then with this she would moisten her face and let the wind and sun
dry lt off. She worked harder In a
day for that coat of tan than the average* person does all summer, and
she didn't care who knew lt.
Itch, Mange, Prairie ecratchee, Cuban Itch on human or animals, cured
In 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary
Lotion.   It never falls. At all druggists.
On Whitsunday the vicar of an Eng-
lth church ln the north had been kept
busy the wholo of the morning owing
to the large number of weddings. He
waa Just leaving the church when
anther couple came. The vicar was
very angry and told them that they
were too late and would have to come
another time. Both pleaded so hard
to be married that he consented at
last, saying, "I will marry you this
time, but don't let lt occur again."
Young Thorne (to his Ideal)—And
your name Is Rose? What a sweet
name Rose Is! Rose—I am glad you
like it. But—but—but I do not want
to be a rose without a Thorno. What
could a fellow say after that?
C. C. RICHARDS & CO.
Dear Sirs,—I had a bleeding Tumor
on my face for a long time and tried a
number of remedies without any good
results, and I was advised to try
MINARD'S LINIMENT, and after using several bottles lt made a complete
cure, and lt healed up and disappeared altogether.
DAVID  HENDERSON.
Bollolslo Station, Kings Co., N. B.
Bept IT, 1904.
A Kansas City young man had an
unusual but excellent reason for complaining when he'was Impanelled for
jury duty. He was waiting ln the hall
outside the court room and worrying
over tha problem of how he was to be
excused. He looked so dejected that
finally another Juror asked him what
was wrong. "Why, I'm summoned
here on the Jury," waB the reply, "and
I don't see how I can possibly serve."
"Why can't you serve?" asked the
other. "Because," said the worried
young man, "I've got an engagement
to take a young lady riding this afternoon, and If I don't keep lt she'll nover
look at me again. Hang lt!" But the
young man waa kept on the jury panel.
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Heed) Dlaliifeetant
Soap Powder dusted in the bath, siof tens
the wr ter and disinfects, 38
The teacher was describing her encounter with an Impertinent tramp.
"And then," sho said, "I fainted." "Wl'
yer left or wl' yer right, ma'am?"
promptly inquired little Johnny Jim-
fries, the pugilist's son.
She—And did you ever propose to a
girl ln a canoe. He—Yes, and I'll never do lt again. The girl Jumped at
my proposal and upset the boat.
Bran waste is one great
difference between
good and poor floufs.
The food part of flour is 4<prote__.M
Protein makes bone, muscle and
brain.—There is no protein in bran.
—bran is the outside part, the husk
oar "bark" of the wheat
—bran is the part of the wheat which
is absolutely without food-value to
the human system.
—bran represents part of the difference between Royal Household Flour
and whole-wheat flour or cheap, inferior flours that are poorly milled
and not thoroughly purified.
No other flour in this country is so
thoroughly and completely separated
from the waste as is " Royal Household," because no other mills are so
well equipped or exclusively devoted
to the production of scientifically pure
flour as Royal Household mills.
Ofifilvie's Royal Household Flour.
W   NU  No   B49
"I want one of those teething articles," said the man with an infant.
"You mean a 'baby comforter,'" said
the druggist "Guess you're right,
Doc," was tho reply, "although to
Judge by the comfort I get when tho
baby Is chewing on lt, you ought to
call lt 'Dad's comforter.'"
Very many persons die annually
from cholera and kindred summer
complaints, who might havo been
saved if proper remedies had been
used. If attacked do not delay In getting a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial, the medicine that never fails to effect a cure. Those who
have used it say lt acts promptly, and
thoroughly subdues the pain and disease.
"You say you wero discharged from
your former place for being too industrious?" "Yis, mum." "That's verv
strange. What did you do?" "I went
Into the cellar one day and dusted the
old wine bottles."
Teacher (of class In zoology—
What is the proof that a sponge is a
living animal? Young Man .nth tho
Bad Eye.—A man ls a living animal.
Many men nre sponges. Therefore a
sponge Is a living animal.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
It costs money to be a gentleman
farmer. A Boston man who has on
estate In Maine keeps a fine herd of
Jersey cows. He had a party of city
friends at dinner recenty. At tbe
table he said to them: "Gentlemen,
there Is champagne and there ia Jersey milk; you can take your choice;
they cost me just the same.
"What a comfort the exchango system is," exclaimed one woman shopper to a friend she met In the elevator of a big department store.   "Yes
terday I bought a hat which I didn't
like after I got It home, bo today I
brought lt back and got three pounds
of butter and a mouse trap for lt."
Minard'e  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.
He—But I thought you'd forgiven
mo for that nnd promised to forget
It. Sho—Yes, but f didn't promise to
let y'ou forget I'd forgiven it:
He—Oh, but I do Iovo you! Why,
I'd die for you. She (pouting)—But
I'm a brunette, and I heard you say
you preferred blondes. He—Well—er
—usually I do, but—Sho—However, lf
you're really willing to die for me, I
suppose I ought to bleach for you.
Mrs. Chugwater—This paper says
Ihe pussengers escaped on a raft.
How could they make a raft at sea?
Mr. Chugwater—They could uso the
ship's log, couldn't they? Why don't
you use your own reasoning faculties
once In a while?
"Say, Mag!" oxclalmed tho telephone-girl in a blue thin waist, "you're
been cuttln' in with my feller. Now,
I want you to take down your connection and keep off tbe Hue or I'll ring
ln yer ear.Bee?"
James McNeil Whistler, the artist,
was appreciated among his friends as
much for Ills trenchant wit and sarcastic sayings as for his genius. A young
lady on one occasion, her first meeting with Whistler, was giving vent to
her appreciation of the "artistic temperament," and was evidently of the
opinion that Bho possessed that requisite hersolf. "It's wonderful," she said In
conclusion, "what a difference there ls
between people." "Yes," replied
WhlBtlor, "thoro Is a great deal of difference between matchoa, too, lf you
only look close enough, but they all
make about tho samo blaze."
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Officii :  25 25 Westminster avenue.
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Vancouver, B. C., Nov. 11, 1905.
THE CASE FOR BETTER TERMS.
Premier McBride, it apears, is responsible for the unspeakable crime
of having had a communication from
Premier Gotiin on the subject of better terms.   ■ What  the  former's  attitude is ill regard to the co-operation
with the otlier provinces will be dis-.
closed later on.    It will probably be
found consistent with previous representations made to Ottawa, not only
by  tLe   McBride  administration 'but
. preceding  administrations,  of  which
good   Liberals  like   Messexs   W.   C.
Wells, J; D. Prentice and W. W. B.
McTrnes  were  members.     The general   tenor  of   these   representations
has been that while there is an aspect   of   the  case   for  better   terms
in which all the provinces are equally
Intrrfsfcr and can cotpneoM oejen,
interested and can co-operate,  there
are   conditions   in   British   Columbia
which   differentiate  its   claims   from
those of all  and justify special consideration    and    special    treatment.
From lack of knowledge of the subject   some   persons,   whose   attitudes
on   the   question   is  inexcusable,  fail
. tn   realize  the   distinction.      If  British Columbia claims were settled un-
Mformly with those of all the provin-
( ces she would relatively be no better
• off, and in one material respect would
be worse off.     We are glad to see,
however, that the demand of the provincial   authorities  for   an   impartial
investigation of all the facts has at
last  been   locally  recognized.     That
; is ail really that the province asks;
-and if it fails to prove its case then
I the  question  will be  forever  set  at
rest.—Victoria "Colonist."
Mt.   PLEASANT CHURCHES.
Baptist.
■ J 1mrtit.11 ul Westminster roml and Weatmln-
,*tM avenue. HKRVICKs at 11 st. in.,
(.stud 7:110 p.m:; Sundny  School at '2:30 p.m.
' Methodist.
Curiit't'of Nint   uml Westminster sfenue*.
{.SKftvIOKB nt lla.ro,, sail 7 p. tn.; Sunday
i Vrh.nl mul mill,- claw __:uti p.in.   Kev. A. _C.
, "lutlierinitloit, II. A., II. I)., Pastor.
''n ..ullage l_:i Eleventh avenue, went.  Tele-
..Uint' B12_u.
Prbshytkrian.
' i in nur Ninth iiveinie and Quebec street
| alEllVICEH at 11 a. lu..and I'.llUp. in.; Sunday
School «l_::_0p.m. Itev.ieo.A.Wilson, B.A.
Pastor. Manse coruur ot Eighth avenue and
Ontario atreet.   Tel. lunn.
Sr Michael s, (Anglican).
,-..'inner Mmli aveuuu anil Prince Kit want
....trout. SERVICES nt 11 a. in., and 7:30 p.m.,
, rlol.i (iiiiiiiiiiiiltiii lataiKl 3d Huntlnys In each
, sn'onili after morning prayer, 2d and 4th Sun
. lays nt 8a. in. Suuday School at 2:30 p.m.
, _ev. ti. II. Wilson. Keclor.
Ilectoty ;I72 Thirteenth aveuuo, cast.   Tele
phono -1179s.
Adventists.
. vlvetit christian Church (not7thdayAd-
jutlsls) mot-is In Odd Fellows' Mall, Westmin
■ or aveuue. Services 11 a. in., and 7:30 p. ru.,
.an.lny Kvltool at 10a.m. Young peoples'
lo.leiyol l_nyalw<,rkersof christian Endeavor meets every Sunday a veiling atS: 44 o'clock.
I'rayo.-moetlng Wednesday lltglttsatSo'clnek.
Woman's
Realm.
Hair nets are holding their own
well.
Jet spangles arc popular for millinery purposes.
Six weeks until Christmas. Isn't
very long, is it?
For children's coats the empire
seems to be popular.
Some of the novelties in hair nets
show spangled effects in turquoise
and various other colored beads.
Handsome gold trimmed combs in
sets particularly adapted for holiday
selling are among the novelty offerings.
Fancy silk'vests will be popular
this winter for informal winter wear
while for formal dress the plain white
will''be favored. *
.'. There will probably be a larger demand for the wing collar this season
than last, although the standing poke:
collar will be good.
In allovcrs all the heavy Plauen
and St. Gall goods are receiving quite
a-'share of the demand. Tendency
iii 'being manifested in the direction
o{: black lacesy chit-fly Chant illy.  »'
Although there is a constant call
for the coat shirt by the men that
like this cut of garment it seems that
the old" style is holding its' own very
well and has the preference in many
localities.
Don't expect the' bargain department to run itself any more than you
would expect any other department
to do so. It requires less effort, however, in •' proportion to the profits,
than many other departments of the
store.
The shortage in knit - underwear
this season will, in all probability,
continue well into next summer. It
would be well, therefore, for retailers
to watch their stocks very carefully
in order to anticipate needs as far as
possible.— Commercial Bulletin.
SHORT SUIT JACKET.
While the long coat is a steady
favorite there are a good many short
suit Jackets. Some of the new ones
are a decided innovation, being of
the 22 and 24 inch lengths and of
the semi-hose type. These have taken well and are already being copied
They follow closely the styles that
are being shown by the. dressmaking
and custom-tailor trade.
New models in the fitted Eton type
with the attached girdle ant), .vest are
being continually brought' out by
leading manufacturers. A number
of these in velveteen suits were seen
during the week. There is nothing
that is particularly new and striking
in this type of suit jacket as regards
shape, the novelty consisting largely
in the new trimming and minor details. There is a snappishness in
these later styles, however, which
was sometimes tacking in the early
models.
According to Von-Hjinbolt the natives of Guiana express their appreciation for a woman by saying that
she is fat and has a narrow head. A
traveller who spent much time with
the Kirghiz of Asia says they estimate female beauty by the amount of
fat; a man, when speaking of the
beauty of his wife, never forgets to
mention her weight.
It'si£ Your Interest
•]-.'. .to watch onr prices.   They please every one.
Fresh Ranch Eggs per doa 80c      Fancy  Butter, creamery, 26o
Fine Potatoes at. r...-. .,D0o      Fine Cheese,,per lb 17}fo    -
Quaker Tomatoes, 8 for 80c; Qlmker Peas, il for 26c; Fine Pears $1 a box
Our Tumiture Department
Velour Couches, nicely made, for-this week at |6.     Beds for Old and Young.
Buy here lind save money.'     Thk Stork of Quality. ...
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statement.       ,: _
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Trimmings,
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Avenues, iAFPU&aVxxV. '    ■ *i
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BISCUITS! iff*??
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Another large shipment of the celebrated HUNTLEY & PALMER
BISCUITS   just  arrived.     Fresh,  crisp,   and'  at  right    prices.
BUTTER 1-OUR SPECIALTY. '"''" ':■''. ""''
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Andrews Bros
2315 Westminster Ave.
ummamammmmawmmaasg iimiisiii 11 »«___■
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'Phone 935.
Ateiosr erery woman lias her fat*«
orite jewels, and by ao means we all
the gems the most expensive kind.
tt it said tnat yueen Victoria's favorite jewel w»» a pendant of white
enameled swans, and she never at any
time appeared without it.
She was olso very fond of rubies,'
-and«. possessed many-of the Burmah
stones, whose color is the pure red
fond "of''the pigeon-blood.
<_»tlfer women who are exceedingly
foijtj'Hof the pigeon-blood ruby are
MS;' 'Cornelius Vanderbilt, Mr?.
Brjatey-JVfarjIn; who-has, a beautiful
neiKlace'Vet' with them' which wa*
once wprji by Marie AJttbin.ette. Mrs,
Mackay, Mrs. Langtry and the'Duch.
ess d'Oates, all of whom have sonj*
rarely beautiful stones of this sort.
These aie probably as line as any
outside of those included ih tbe crow"
jewels. I
"When you realize," says.a well,
known; connoisseur of -gems, "that
every dollar remains in the country
as permanent wealth it gives you an
idea of the manner in which the wearing of jewels enriches the country.
"Emeralds have advanced more
during the past few years than any
other stone, and you often hear of an
emerald being.sold at from $1,000 to
$3,000 a karat, and not perfect st thajt.
W-Toj'daj^eSr'-k'are perhaps' mole
in demand than ' other stones, and
while' some of the beds are worked
out, others have been so restricted
that time.has been given for the pearl-
bearing mollusks to grow and produce."
Oh, the sun shines bright, and the sky
Is clear,
I'll be happy while I may.
For I saw a face whose shining eyes
Looked Into mine' to-day.:
That.countenance    .bright dispels the
gloom
When the day ls dark and drear.
And there ie always light fer me
. Whene'er that face ls near.
And so my heart Is free and light,
I'll be happy while I may,,
Because those happy eyes of blue
-Looked Into .mine to-day.
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DISCOUNT
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for   ONE    DAY   ONLY—
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REAL ESTATE
For Sale A Rent.
Lint ynur property for Reut or Sale
,tvith The Advocate Real Estate CO.
Five-roomed honse. electric light, hot
.nud cold wnter; 88-ft. lot, corner on
-Eighth avenue, east; price $1,800.00.
Honse nud lot, Barnard street, wired-
.suitable for tram man's residence; terms.'
New house, Ninth avonue, modern
.conveniences. $8,8110.00: terms.
Ninth Avi.Mti-i--
Full sized lot, B roomed cottage: oash
.$77ft,ou time$8S0.
Full sized lot, 8-roomed bouse, hot
.ami cold water, electric wired; cash
Al 7W. on time $1,860.
Full sizedlot, 7-roomed house; oash
.41 87*1, 011 time $1.H7S.
Two lots, two blocks from Westmin-
ster nvnnne; oash $785, on time $860.
See When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY.
The 2d and 4th Mondays of the mouth
Oonrt Vancouver, I. 0. F., meets at
8 pm.
TUESDAY.
Mt. Ploasaut Lodge No. 10,  I.O.O.F.
meets at 8 p. m.
THURSDAY.
Vaucouver Council  No. 811a,   Canadian Ordor nf Chosou Friends raeet.
the 3d and 4th Thursdays of tho month.
FRIDAY.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Lndies of the
Maccaboos holds its regular meeting* on
the 1st, aud 8d Friday* of the month -
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LOCAL PAPER FIRST.
"Heart's Chicago American, of _. recent issue contained the following editorial, which has created so little comment on the part of the press generally because of the fact that it shows
a spirit of fairness which doos not always characterize the American's edi-'
torials.     It says:
"It would be a misfortune to the
country if the big papers in the big
cities should interfere seriously with
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HAVE MOVED
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JUJMJUJMJUJUJMiUJUttiJU
and are rendy to do business In the NEW STORE, with the bost
merchimdiso money can buy, and loin of everything to choose from.
Unprecedented Values in Linoleums, Uiirpets tmd Furniture this
week Cnrpet Ends just to hand, #600 worth of *hem. Thoy iuclude
Tapestry, Wools, Brussels and Aaniimttnr; prices SOc to $1.50 eaoh end.
? Carload of Mixed  Furniture-to hnnd.
repKtrs and Slnuds; price $14 to$50.       Iron Btds, price $8 00 to $8<i.
nr or Suites, $'B to $76. Dining room Snitos, $80 to «.*)0
Pallor Tables, tfl 50 to $13. Exteusiou Tables,  $6.?o to »3o.
Baby Go carte, $3 60, $6, $6.60 np to $St>,     .
Note the address. ',
J. S. McLeod, McBeth & Co.,
Corner Westminster Rve. ond Hastings St., East.
the publication of. the valuable weekly newspapers. Decidedly it is on
these the welfare of the country very
largely depends. The metropolitan
daily cannot possibly know the needs
of the various localities and small cities. Only the local newspapers can
protect local needs and influence local
opinion. Of course we are glad to
have "as many people as possible read
the Chicago American in the big cities and in the little cities. But we
hope that in every small town and in
every village there will be enough
intelligent and public spirit on the part
of the inhabitants to support earnestly and enthusiastically the local weekly paper, giving encouraging approbation and a good living to the local editor, who alone can represent and de--
fend justice and public spirit among
his neighbors. That man is unfortunate who cannot afford to take two
newspapers at today's prices. He who
can only one paper, in our opinion,
should display his sense of duty to his
locality by taking the local newspaper."
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RAINCOATS
Raincoats will-be most popular garments tbls Fall, and owing to the
advance prices of the cloth, they will certainly bo much higher.
BBWS?S..AND BUY NOW, as all our duplioate orders Witt^t
more money.   Onr assortment is new and  large:  97wAO to $IO.
OPENING NEW Overcoats and Suits this week: $7.0O tmt BBS.
SCOTT'S TOGGERY,
THE G. D. SOQTT CO., LTD.   -
435 Westminster Ave., Opp. city Hail.
M&
BOOZE OR MEDICINE?
Which will you havn? If a woman suffering from one of the delicate ailments
pecutlsr to your sex It will be Veil lor
ypu to know that Dr. Pierco's Favorite
Prescription is uie only remedy advertised for such maladies which is absolutely free from Intoxicating liquors ant.
all other harmful agents. The good you
feel from Its use Is not the delusive exhilaration from a tippling beverage, from
which the system reacts into a won*
condition than before. It may be a little
•lower in manifesting its bracing snd
Invigorating notion, but Its benefits are
none the less positive and, best of alL
they are Uutlnu. It's an honest medh
elne— not a beverage,
" I hire been teklnf Tour medlelu* tor the
list three weeks ue can isr I sm sslnlaf
Mrs. Stneth Klnny. of Am
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UU 1 knew tt was tood for nny one iu.tt.r-
rit Madison Street, Mount Pleit»»nt_ Iowa,
bava been basins very poor hoalth all win*
ter.   I doetoroa wltb our family doctor but
as relieved only while tnltlntr tbe medicine.
strength/; wrltoa Mn.Stneth Klnny. ot
i.
w__ _
I took Or. Pierce's modlclne several ream
sea 1 knew tt was sood for any one snfrer-
Ins with female trouble. Uara taken only
one bottle and sm ralnlnr sirens th Terr
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?ne child since flnt taking your
( I continue wltb your treatment
taking tba 'Favorite PreKrlption.' Heart
troubled me and I bad cold and wimb spells
Ull my heart would almost stop boatlnr.
fut   I conld not eat nor sleep wben I bes
Prescription."   H»s
ndlbad    *'
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Bare bad on
medicine.   It  .   .
am positive I will be cured."
Every suffering woman tn tbls land
should write to Dr. Pierce and learn how
certainly be can help her to health and
strength. It costs nothing to write and
receive entirely free the advice of oae of
the most experienced physicians In this
country. His great thousand-pago book
the Common Sense Medical Advisor, In
stiff piper covers, will be sent free for U
one-cent stamps the bare cost of mill,
lag: or, send SO stamps for cloth bound.
Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buflalo, N. Y.
These ORtOINAL Little Una
__ PUU. Jnt put up by old Da
~f.,VeKn*^r1_rS.a'*«a
■ever equaled. Thfty'ri. oxefle of purely 're-ratable, concantrawtl ind reflhed imedlrlnsj
I>rlni'lnloa. uUttctiHl rrott nltire A raaHoae
roots nml el int. They spoaally relieve «na
cura foul, torpid and ttarantM '8to_uat____,
Llrun and Bowels and tbelr attendant dls.
trus.tul ailmunta. One or two a liutatlra,
throe or four 1 cathartic.   .
Don't allow the dealer to Insult'yonr
Intelligence by offering bin own remedy
to you inatmid of this well-known prop-
ustiun til Dr. Pierce.
.     WHAT WOMAN WANTS. ...
_*;T-9 |o.V*^t>' ? ' "*   ' -:
y-To be loved.
m*i - ' fl.
"To be fold so sometimes.
..i;To have something to do.
To be dealt with sincerely.
To be praised once In a while.
To have Bfcr judgement respected.
. To be sympathetically understood.
WOMAN'S WANTS.
. Answers... to tbe above.
All she-desires is* love, you say?
That shows how'much you know;
She wants to see the matinee
And to the .circus go;
She wants a handsome diamond ring.
She wants a rope of pearls;
She wants a .poodle on a string,
She want-!' some 'extra curls;
She wants a bonnet twice a year, .
She wants an Easter hat;
She wants to read her title clear
Untq.a stylish flat;
She wahU i". four-seat motor car
She wants a real Worth gown;
She wants a trip to Europe, or
At least to Newport town;
She wants a cask of rjtre cologne.
She wants'a diamond pin;
She wants ajscarriage.Jof '-her own
To go out calling in;
She wants the earth, the milky way, •
And half Isti^rt aljoyc,
And yet youjfiaye^t.ie.jjerve tp say
That all sto Wants is love.
Telephone Numbers or Local Mini-
' '■>■  ■_' '*-',•      aters.
BI799-R«y.G. H. Wilson,(An(llcan).
1M6-Rev. o. A. WIlMin, (Presbyterian). *
BI_l9-Hev. A. K. Hethf rluiclon, (Mctlio.llstl
. Huir'sfiakerv
is the best pisco to get all kinds of '
BREAD, CAKB8, PIES and"
PASTRIES.    -' ... "
'Phanft^Uft.      "'
GARVIN BROS.
False Creek
Dairy
Cos. Front Stbbbt and
,..-..".   Wkstminster Avenuk.
Milk and Cream
Wholesale and Retail.
Our premises are clonu and com-
. modious, and we have admimble
equipment and facilities for
haudling milk. FALSE CREEK
DAIRY is well-known in the
city. Ask onr customers about
us. "
' Il (;•:
Tef
House
The Big Birgain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
■r   '*C
t—J-***"*'
4^/\|_^L-ir
White All-woo. Blankets, worth $4.76 for tRM per pair.
SOO
T6-
$6.76    '     $8.00
10  ,'    $».«0
" " "       $6.60
. ma*-       •* - «< *,      $$ *"
, .«       "        .." "91
Flnuhol'.tto Blankets, worth $1.00 tof 76c.   ...
\ Speoial Values in Bed Comforters at $1 .«*>, $8, $8.86, $8.60.
Ji Horner,
4O0 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
m*mmsmmmmmm*ammm
It's a
The quicker we get you to see that
the clothing we sell can only be comi
pared with the highest-class custom
tailors' work that you know—just
that much sooner will you be a better
dressed man thun you are to-day, to
say nothing of the money you can
save. Do it as an experiment if you
will—but try the Fit-Reform idea for
once.
PIT-RE FORM.
>•■■.,■
Thomas FOSTER.
•;.WZ
333 Hastings Street,
VANCOUVER, B. fe.
Mail. Orders   promptly   attended   to.—Self-meaBureniont
blanks and samples sent on application,.       *"   . ' v
* ****** ******* ****** ****•**.•
It's Time to Wear
Heavier Underwear
When you decide to buy, think of ns. It will snve yon mon y.
Ladies' and Children's Combinations.—Penman's natural wool;
guaranteed unshrinkable; all marked at special prices.
Children's fleecod-llned, ribbed Underwear; buttoued frout*; splendid quality; per garment 50o.
Ladies' Cashmere Underwear; half sleeves, finished at ueck with
■ilk tape and embroidery; per gnruicut 75c.
Penman's Unshrinkable Underwear; vestf and drawers; sizes II, 4,
and 6; full lines children's sizes from 1 to 6; lowest prices.
|;   MORE & CLARK,
303 Hastings street.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVET1ENT.
INDEPENDENT MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in thb New Weiisminster
Mining Division. District or New
Westminster. Where located—in
South Valley iu the Eastside of Sqnit-
'luish Channel, about six miles from
Squamish River and five miles from
Suit Witter, East of the Brittaunia
Group and joins Charmer Claim to
. the East.
TAKE NOTICE thnt I, Joseph
Donald, Ptvc Miner's Certificate No.
BOOiMM, intend, 60 days from tbo date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
fur a Certificate of Improvements, for
thu purpose of obtaining a Crown Grunt
of the above claim.
Aud further take notice that action,
uuder section 87, uiust be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of'Improvemeiits.
Dated this 28th day of Sept., 1906.
oct!4. Joseph DONALD,
-  *.«* 166 Tenth Ave., Vaucouvor, B. C.
'   Timber Licences.
NOTIOE is hereby giveu thnt, 60
days after date, I intend to epply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for permission to purchase the
following described bind, situated iu
Coast District, Range 5 :—
' Beginning at a post at the Northwest coruer of Lot No. 606, and marked
A. A. Seymour's Southwest Coruer;
theuee North eighty chains; theuee
East twenty chains; thence South
eighty chains; thence West twenty
chains.tn point of commencement; con-
taiuing 160 acres more or less.
Located, October 2nd, 1906.
A. A. SEYMOUR,
oct28.       R. L. McINTOgH, Agent.
RODMURE
Dress ft Jacket Cutting and Fitting.
Mrs. Davie while . abroad was successful in receiviuga First-class Diploma
from tbe Rod mure Dress Cutting Association, Glasgow.
She will take classes for learning this
system. For information call at 2163
Second avenne, Fairview.
Get yonr work done nt the
Glasgow Barber Shop
ii doors from Hotel
Frank Underwood, Proprietor.
BATHS- Bath room fitted with Porcelain    Bath    Tub    and all  modern
conveniences.
Personal notices of visitor* on
fit. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by ''The Advocate."
C0C1ETJI3$
'"'-'which Meet 00
nt. Pleasant
I. O. F. .
Court Vnncouver 1828, Independent!
Ordor of Foresters meets 2d' and  lth '
Mondays of each month at 8 p. in., iu
Oddfellows' Hall. '
Visiting brethren always wolooui^
Chiek IUNtiKit—3. B. Abernelhy,.'/,,..
Recokdinu Secretary—J. HntUH_n.
XI Hcy-ntli •renu'r.'ilfpt.
Financial Secretary—M. J. CrrbWii,;
8ii Prlni'Masfteet, t'ltr. T«i«piioef-J
1. O. O. F.        ~~
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. IB meets every *i
Tuesday nt 8 p. m , ih Oddfellows HjOlJ
Westminster nvonue,   Mt. Pleaaa*UH ™ *
Sojourning brethren cordially invited J
to attend.
Noblf. Grand—G. W. .Iiimieson.
Re cor din 11 Secretary—Fra 11 kl
Trimble.cor. Niuth ave. A Weiltniju'r r'd'J
LADIES O-1 THE MACCABEEH."
Alexiiudnt Hive No. 7, holds rcgula
Review   2d nud 4th Mondays of e,eh1
month in Knights  uf Pytbins    Hall,"
Westminster avonue.
Visitiug Lndies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. I!inl!on|,1
186 Eleventh avenue,'west.'
Lndy Record Keeper—Mis. J. Msrtiu^j
Niutli aveuuo.
CANADIAN  ORDfiR   OF  OHOSI
FRIENDS.
Vauoouver Council, No. 211a,  meets]
every 2d and  4th  Thursdays  of ca "
month,   iu   I   O. O, F.,   Hall,  Wwif.
Ulinstor avenue.
Sojourning  Friends always welcome. 1
W. P. Flewelling, ObtefCouimillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
«_B Wci>tinin»lrriivriiiiF.   Tel. ta,; 1
E. & J. HARDV & CO.
Company,  Financial, Phew wkV
Advertisers' Agents. 1
80 Fleet St., London, E.G., England
Colonial Busiuoss a Specialty.
YEAIW
PEItlCNCK
Tram Maiwe
Dcett-NS   '
COPVItWHT* Ac.
Aajeae Mn-ttns « »kelob
quliklr ascertain our opttit..^ ....
iiiioiitliin is prot.sl.lr pst.ntrtH. Coni
tlons strlctlroonBilont.al. HAaSoeeefil
■mit Iron. Oldsst p.oner for httwrtojr Mf
I'atouts toit.n tnroub ifnj a Co.
nuclatnotlu, without chsrue. Is tils
Scientific JlitterkaiL
A hmiaiomelr ItlaitnUd wtm\}T.   UrtHt ol».
CMUtlon of SMf idttntlflc 1oufh»|.   T*r_ii. tl *
^%^»^%^^V%^%^%^^'%^»^^^^^%%^«^^^%^%%%1
ectnc Li
There are still a nnmbef of houses within rajr.
radius of our Electric Lighting systeip t^at.,.j|j.
using coal oil lamps,   This should not he!     !'■";'
The Electric Light is the safe light, the con|
venient light, the cheap light. Once uskd,
Always Used ; that is why we ask you to try it.
Call and see the Chief of the Lighting Uepart-
ment and talk the'matter over,
B. C. Electric Railway Co. Ltd.
Corner Carrall and Hastings streets.
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