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A  Large Bar of
Sure castile soap!
for 35c.
Lt.Pleasant Drugstore]
M. A. W. Co.
itt Block, Mount Pleasant. \
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$i per year, Six Months 50c, Three Clontlis 35c, Single Copy 5c.
Devoted to the interests of   Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
GO TO LEONARDS
COFFEE PALACES
The Arcade or G. .: v..k. £t_ect
For Light Lunch
Baked Apples—like home—with Pure Cream.
Genuine Boston Baked Beans
Open from 7:30 a. tn.,  to 12 p. in.
Sunday from 9 a. m.   to 12 p. m.
Established April 8, 1800;   Whole Number 222-
nOUNT   PLEASANT,   VANCOUVER,   B.  C.   SATURDAY   Sept.,  10. 1004.
Sixth Vett, Yd. ., Nt - 22-
Subscribers    are    requested   to
t any carelessness in the delivery
uThe Advocate."
anges for advertisements should be
ifore Thursday noon to insure their
Ideation.
,ocal Items.l
Ihe McOnaig Auction nud Commissi Oo., Ltd.,nexttoCarueigo Library,
flings street, buy Furniture for Cash,
iiduct Auction Solos and handle
apt Stocks of overy description,
fcisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
NEW YORK DENTISTS.
llr. Fred  Koiston  is  home  ironi a
pise np tbe Coast as far as Comox.
drs. Miles of New Westminster lias
bu visiting Mrs. J. Wnltors, Seventh
ruuo, this week.
Jr. T. F. Jull has moved into his uew
pidence  on  Ninth avenuo,   between
uce Edward and Victoria street.
L'r. and Mrs. Chas. Ruuunell have
Ived into their pretty new homo on
lebeo street.
Kev. A. W. McLeod will preach in
Mt. Pleasaut Baptist Church at
Jh services ou Suuday. "Tho Eyes of
I Lord," and ''The First Argonaut,"
[jl be the morning nud evening topics.
Khiiv residents ou Thirteenth aud
per avenlies ure hoping the crossings,
[streets where lately- cement wnlks
j.'c liicn laid, will be put in passable
Iidition before the wet season sets iu.
If ynn seek a missing friend or rola-
fe", yon limy learn something to your
vantage byuddresslug Tin: ...icrican
(iACT.it, Hnzoltou, Iowa, U  S. A.
lie Woman's Auxiliary of St.
Fichaels are working hard preparing
|- their propnj.cd Bazaar to bo held
bbably two months from uow, and
Inieh they propose to make the best
Tt held.
OU Tuesday evening next Mrs. K.
\e\tva will open her Diuicuig School iu
win's Hhll. - Tbirschrsil should be ii
iccess as Ihe terms nre reason'sble, and
le place is convenient to all Mt. Pleas-
it resilient-..
Merkley's Dry Goods Store will have
Gmud Full Openiug uext v.-iwk The
ire has beeu enlarged, new shelving,
-taros and a stock of Fine New Fall
id Winter Goods Burritt Block,
'eBtiniuster avenue.
The two-year-old son of Mr. ami Mrs.
*. Allan, who won iu tho St. Lcger
vecpstnlics, is a nephew of Capt. Jas.
[oran of No. 8 Fire Hall. The prize
miley amounts to about $1.(100. The
oket was bought for the baby by its
-dfuther, K. R. Rioketts, Manager of
te Vancouver Opera House.
Dr. T. E. Mocauley aud wife, of
lgin, 111., arrived on Tuesday ou a
isit to his brother, R. H. Macauloy and
■ifo of 180 Te.D.h avenue. It is twenty
enrs since they lost met and couse-
neutly see considerable change in each
ther. Dr. Macauloy and wife will visit
111 the principal points of interest before
•turniug East again by way of San
Francisco.
DOFl'AXES
OUR REPUTATION   as  PAINLESS DENTISTS is  shown  by
the DAILY INCREASE in our practice. We have gained a world-wide
reputation with our latest discovery,
which, wheu applied to the gums,
teeth onu be extracted absolutely painless. jOnr patients ore so well-pleased
with the results that they not only tell their friends, but personally bring
them to our parlors that tbey may receive the same treatment. Iu this way,
together with the high-class dentistry done by our specialists, our practice
has gradually increased until we uro again forced to enlarge our parlors.
Gold Crown, Go.ld Filling, Bridge Work aud all other Dental Work done,
pninless and by specialists, aud guaranteed for 10-years.
By tho uso of OUR DOUBLE ADHESIVE SUCTION CHAMBER
we nro able to fit the most difficult cases. WHERE OTHER DENTISTS
FAIL WE MEET WITH SUCCESS. If your teeth drop when you try
to eat with them, or if you are afraid of them striking tho pavement
when you sneeze, thero is something wrong; they do not fit. Our Double
Adhesive Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty aud is onr own invention.   IT CAN NOT BE USED BY OTHERS.
147 Hastings St., E.VanBC0Uc.er'
Opposito the Cnrnegie Library.
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.
Telephone 1560.
Sundays 9 a. ni., to 2 p. ni.
Miss Irvine returned ou Suuday lust
from a five weeks vacation spent in tho
North visiting her uucle, Capt. W. A.
Ramiio.
Messrs. H. and W. Auderson of Tnco-
ina, nephews of Dr. Robt. Lawrence,
have been visiting Dr. and Mrs.
Lawrenco siuco last Saturday.
Mr. aud Mrs. W. K Shilvock wero iu
the City from Lake Beautiful for Labor
Day aud visited friends on Mt. Pleasant
during the few days of their stay.  ,
The City Grocery   delivers groceries
e very dny ou Mt. Pleasaut;   'phone 286
. :o:	
The Messiah Chorus will meet ill tbe
O'Brien Hall ou Tuesday eveuing next.
The members are request to bring their
copies of  "The   Messiah" with them.
Miss Florence Harford is around again
after a ten days illness with bronchitis.
Read Ross'    advertisement—elogant
uew goods.   Iu the new store.
FOR RENT.—Seven-roomed honse,
42 Thirteenth avenue, beautifully situated, all modern improvements; apply
W. H. Wood, Sr., 62 Thirteenth avonue.
Miss Seldon, one of the Missionaries
bound for the Orient, spent a couple of
days with her auut, Mrs. McCubbin of
Mt. Pleasant, beforo sailing on the
Empress on Monday.
A visit to "Trorey's" beautiful store
is always a delight; just now more particularly so as his 6tock of Novelties is
replete with most useful as well as lovely articles.
Splendid Snaps in
Preserving Fruits.
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PLUMS
Awav below Regular Prices.
Advance orders have first selection.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant. Tel. 1360
Miss Doherty, of the Seattle General
Hospital nursing staff, left for Seattle
ou Friday of last week after a two weeks
visit to her pnreuts, corner Quebec and
12th Ave.
Health Inspector Marion and Mrs.
Marion have another little grand-child.
On Saturday Sept. 3d, there was boru to
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Thorburu of
Pender street, a daughter.
By telling merchants they saw thoir
idvertiscmcnts in The Advocate our
•coders will confer a favor and help the
paper greatly.
Labor Day was celebrated by ninny
picnics, nnd Mr. Pleasant was represented at most of them. The largest number of Mt. Pleasant people were to be
fouud nt thePresbyteriau aud Methodist
picnic held in the vicinity of Seymour
Creok. Both of these picnics
were well attended, aud tlie day iu tho
woods with its accompaniug amusements was greatly enjoyed, Tho Presbyterians captured a large salmon und
tho Methodist a grouse on tho return trip home. How the Presbyterians
secured their fish is not kuowu, but tho
grouse was scoured by a fair Methodist
smiling at a susceptible hunter.
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Before starting ou a sbuppiug tour,
look over tho advertisements in the
ADVOCATE.
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A large World's Fair excursion
party left on Monday for |St. Louis.
After seeing the Fair the pnrty will
return tn Canada whore it will part
somo going to Ontario nnd other Eastern
points and others to Manitoba points.
The trip to St Louis nnd back is being
'•.nade in a priva.e car. The party comprised Mr. nnd Mrs. P. G. Drost, Dr.
aud Mrs. P. C. Brunner, Mr. and Mrs.
A M. Black, Mr. and Mrs Geo. Oarr,
Mrs. Denton, Mrs. Loeson, Mrs. Mc-
Nuughton, Miss C. Lippsett, Mr. J. B.
Mathers, Mr. Lnuglois, Mr. Clino, Mr.
B'i-g, Mr. J. J. Campbell, Mr. J W.
Leek.
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For Local News Rend The Advocate
Dahlia Flowers, choice mixed, lceacli.
Can cut over 8,000 per dny. Read
Keeler's advertisement iu this paper.
Tho uew Grocery firm of Andrews
Bros.,—successors to R. H. Wnllnce—
have commenced business ou tho Hill,
and mnke their announcement iu an
advertisement iu this paper. Read it.
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Lovely new dl'Oi
ncdy Store.
goods at the Ken-
Mr. and Mrs S. Sherdalil, aceonipnu-
ied by their daughter, Miss L. Sherdalil,
left Wednesday ou a visit to the
World's Fair at St. Louis, On their
way home they will visit Chicago and
othor cities.
Ring up 1726 for all kiuds of Mill
Wood, [14 inches long], tho Urquhart
Lumber Co.'s Wood Yard, Canibio
Street Bridge.   Gray & Higginsou.
Mr. Vernon Shilvock left ou Thursday uight's boat for San Francisco via
Seattle, to take a course of instruction
in the Linotype School. "Vein" has
many friends on tbe Hill who wish him
every success.
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Dr. Win. G. Moody of the New York
Doutnl Parlors left ou Monday, for
several mouths absence iu Boston, New
York uud other Eastern Cities. Dr
Moody will visit the St. Louis Exposition-while away.
Any one having friends or knowing
of stranger, visiting on Mt. l'leasanl
will confer tt great favor hy informing
"The Advocate."   Telephone BI405.
BIRTHS.
Ash.—Born to Mr. aud Mrs. J. Ash,
Seventh avonue, Sept. 5th, a son.
TiioiinuRN.—Born to Mr. and Mrs.
W. M. Thorburu of Ponder street, Sept.
3d, a daughter.
Mr. Thos. Morau, who has been visiting his son Capt. Jas. Morau the past
six weeks, left for his home, Toronto,
ou Weduesday. Mr. Moran wob most
favorably impressed with Vnncouver
aud will probably returu at an oarly
date to make his home here.
Paiftt&r Paints.
Now is the time for Painting.
We have tlie goods and will not be undersold.
Try   Us
J. A.  FLtJJ,
Mt. PLEASAN1  HARDWARE STORE.      Tel. 447
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
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Freestone
Peaches
$lmOO per box.
Place your order now for delivery Monday.
CrOWn  Fruit Jars, best made, at $1.00 per dozen.
H. O. Lee,
2425   Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
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Special Lines &!£fCIAL
Silk Blouse Specials.—Blouse, made of   Tamoline Silk, tucked and t
insertioned front, tucked back aud strapped with folds of self in sky-blue,
pink, old-rose, grey, white and black; sale price 94.25 each
Ladies' Cloth, 54-in., in navy, cardinal, groy, dark green, seal brown,
1 fawn and block; regular $1.25, sale price 85c a yard.
Oriental Silk Linings in all tho leading shades: sale price 20c a yard.
New Stock Collars just arrived, iu all the latest styles.
Tapestry Table Covers, in floral designs; regular $8, sale prico $1.75 each.
Double Border Curtain Crettonne, in light and dork colors; sale price 15c yd
# A. ROSS & CO.,   28 Cordova St. i
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^SInt Central Heat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers iu all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. F^r<.E,We
MANAGER.
Tho Mt. Pleasant "Advocate" on tale
at all the Newsdealers in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bloomfleld of
Niuth avenuo.west, are spending a holiday at Chilliwhack.
Tho Board of Works at thoir regular
meetiug ou _ hursdny recommended
that a number of new cement sidewalks
bo laid.
Mr. W. T. Jack-nan Of (Jhilliwhnck,
publisher of "Ther Progress," was in the
city on Friday, and called nt tbe
"Advocate" office.
City Clerk Thos. F. -McGuigan and
Alderman Robt. Grant are presiding at
tho Police Court during the absence of
Magistrate Williams,
Road the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this pnper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
School Children'! Footwear.—
Must clear out at a sacrifice—girls' and
boys' shoes. The price does the talkiug
ns it is ouly half the usual. We have
ouly a limited quantity. Girls' School
Shoes only 05c; Boys' School Shoos
only $1.25. These goods are Al wearers,
well finished, aud worth double the
uiouey.
R. MILLS, 18 Cordova streot nud
540 Granville Btreet.
Tho Epwonth Lengno of Mt. Pleasaut
Methodist Church met Tuesday eveuiug
in regular session and was tho meetiug
since adjournment for the summer. Ou
Monday evening next the meeting will
be under the direction of the Missionary
Department, uud there will also be au
election of a president for ensuing term.
The Vancouver Choral aud Orchestral
Society met on Tuesday-ovening and
cleceted officers; Mr. Campbell Sweeny
wns elected president, Mr. A. P. Judge,
vice-president, Mr. Fred Dyke, conductor. AU musical pooplc on Mt. Pleasant,
aud others interested in music nro in-
cited to enroll themselves as members
of the Association.
THE ALEXANDRA
Electrolysis Parlor of Hairdrossing, Manicuring, Facial Massage und
Scalp Treatment for Ladles and Gentlemen. Superllnous hair, warts and
moles removed by Electrolysis.
Valuable iuformatioiL^given to overy
lndy nu Iron on "HoW""(o tako care of
yourself-"
Skin Food for building up tho wasting
tissuoi Orange Flower Cream to prevent aud henl sunburn.
Madamk Huiu'iiKKYS, 589 Granville
street.
Court Vaucouver, Independent Order
of Foresters will meet in Oddfellows'
Hall ou Mondny eveuiug This will be
an especially importans meeting nnd all
metnqers should be present.
McTaggart & Moscrop
Dealers .in
HARDWARE
RANGES,
STOVES and
GRANITEWARE.
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS,
344 Carrall SI.,     Vancouver, B.C
Temploton Block.
FREE
FOR
Royal Crown Soap Wrappers
Retnrn 12 Royal Crown Soap Wrappers
and wo will send free your choice of HO
pictures. Or for 25 wrappers choico of
150 books. Books and picture lists on
application.
The Royal Soap
Co., Limited,
VANCOUVER, B.C.
Out Flowers, thousands of Asters,
Phlox, Stocks, nnd Verbenas, i.c por
doit.   Chas. Keeler, Dahlia Specialist.
Master Frank Flamming, son of Mr.
and Mrs G. I. Flemniing, Seventh avenue, fell from one of the towers in the
uew Presbyterinn Church ou Friday
evening last aud wns bruised and cut
from head to foot. The distanco of tho
fall was over thirty live feot aud its
u wonder no bonos wero broken. Frank
is rapidly rccoveriug under the care of
Dr. N. Allen.
Nothing bi tter than a neat appearing,
Al wearing quality, hand-sewn, welt
shoe. We have a splendid shoe which
we can highly recommend, either iu
kid or velour, at the low price of $8.50.
R. Mills, 18 Cordova street and 540
Granville stroet.
Mr. T. A. Tidy, President of the Mt.
Pleasant Gnu Club, entertained the
members at his homo on Niuth avenue
Wednesday evening. A large number
of the members were present and spent
a most onjoyable evening talking over
their wondorful hits uud misses ('.) and
viewing with satisfaction thoir improve
ment iu marksmanship since tho Club'i
organization.
Mrs. K. Plowcs will open DANCING
CLASSES for Adults and Children,
in Mason's Hall on Tuesduy, Soptouilior
13th. Adult Classes on Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10. Children's Classes
on Friday evouings from 7:30 to 0:30.
For terms, etc , apply 318 Eighth avenue, oast.   Music supplied for dunces.
New Fall
HATS
HiHiHiHi
Latest in Fall and Winter
Millinery. Goods first-
class—at prices less than
down-town.
W. W. Merklev
BURRITT BLOOK
Westininstcr Avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Immense Stock
of
New Garments
for Fall
Crowds of customers visited our store Saturday to see
the swell garments shown—so mauy were tempted to
buy, it took five salesmen and four tailors to sell and
finish.
Why This Early Sale?
A Simple Problem.—The latest fabrics  and
styles shown.    By no chance could they buy an old
style suit or overcoat.    Customers do not buy  if the
fit and style are not jolly well satisfactory.
Money back for any cause.
FIT-REFORM.
THOS.     FOSTER.
333 Hastings St.
Mail   Orders   promptly   attended   to.
Samples sent ou application.
Vancouver, B   C.
Self-measurement Blanks and
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7f.
Tel. 280.
Two
Witnesses
to tbo purity and superior quality of our
butter—a healthy well-fed cow and a clean,
careful dairy maid. We could easily produce more witnesses. All our customers
would testify that our FINE BUTTER
is uot to be excelled. But. we hopo a simple
reminder will bo sufficient. Of course we
are still Headquarters for Groceries. We
snpply them ut the lowest price at which
reliable goods cau be sold.
CITY GROCERY CO.
Westminster Ave. A Princess Stroet.
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Brewed right here iu 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
the hearts of the people which no other beer
£: can supplant ?    D,oz., quarts $2.  Doz., pints $ |.
£ Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
^ Vancouver, B. C.       Tel. 429
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KEELER'S
DAHLIA SHOW
1000 Plants nud 300 Varieties to select
from.   The l_.kgi.st collkction in the
pbovinck.   Now is tho time to choose
yonr colors whilo iu bloom, for spring
planting.
Also a choico lot of OUT FLOWERS
for sale at Wholesnle Prices.
Chas. Keeler
DAHLIA SPECIALIST.
Notk—Street Cars pass my place.
3784   Westmiuster Avo.    Mt. Pleasant
If you want to kuow what is
happening on Mt. Pleasant
read The Advocate—$i a
year, 50c for six months.
At the Old
Kennedy Stand
We ure really too busy soiling
goods nud marking off now stock
to take time to tell about it.
Our Milliner, Miss Nichcrgnll,
is back from New York and Toronto, and has selected a beautiful lot
of stylish Ready-to-wear Millinery,
uow On display, \\ hich w ill certainly stnud inspection ns to stylo and I
price.
We have already opened  some .
very pretty  Dress   Tweeds, good
and cheap, one 511-inch liue worth
$1.00 for $1.00 a yard.
Iu onr Notion Department we
have randy for sale some new designs in Silk Belts in all colors.
Neckwear, new and natty, iu
all colors.
We are here to do business und
for nil inducement uny of the Old,
Kennedy Stock will be sold nt and
below cost.
KENNEDY'S OLD
STORE
303 Hastings street.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover nud Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry nnd Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,   Beefscrnps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
SI/CITH  Corner    NINTH  avenue   «
.   rvl.llll   WRSTMINSTKR UOAO.
Tcli-plionii   111:17.
Full Line of Fancy and Staple
G ROCERIES
Prices to compare  with any.
.1. P. HALDON
Cor.  Wostminster ave., J: DufTrriii st.
If vi.i lui-s Till--. Ai,\(ii All', you miss
Invitation
We invite you to como in
aud see the many
Novelties
wn tirej opening every
dny that arc coming to
hand from FRANCE
and GERMANY, and
in fact from leading
Continental as well as
AMERICAN cities.
Quite the newest and
worthiest things we
have yet been able to
show yon.
Trorey
THE JEWELER.
Corner Hnstiugs aud Granville Sts.
Official Watch Inspector O. P. R.
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Westminster
Mt. Pleasant.
E. H. Peace,  Proprietor.
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Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in Meats of
AH  Kinds.  Tel. a 1206
Give us trial.
Prompt Delivery.
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CHAPTER XIV.
A ntisONiin OF LOVE.
LICE put on her wannest
clothes and followed Captain
Farnswortb to the fort, realizing that no pleasant expert*
ence awaited her. The wind and ruin
Still prevailed when they were ready to
set forth, nnd, although it v>-ns not extremely cold, a searching chill went
with every throb that marked the
sto m's waves. No lights shone In the
village bouses. Overhead a gray gloom
covered stars and sky, making the
darkness iu the wntery streets seem
densely black. Farnswortb offered Alice bis arm, but she did nut accept It.
"I know the way better than you do,"
she said. "Como on, and don't bo
afraid tbat I am going to run. 1 shall
not play any trick on you."
"Very well, mndemolselle, ns you
like.  I trust you."
Th.y hastened along until n lantern
ln the fort shot a hazy gleiini upon
them.
"Stop a moment, mndemolselle,"
Farnswortb called. "I say, Miss Itoussillon, stop a moment, please."
Alice halted and turned, facing him
so short and so suddenly that the rapier
ln his band pricked through her wrap
and slightly scratched her arm.
"What do you mean,  sir?" she demanded,  thinking that lie had thrust
purposely.   "Do I deserve this brutal-
-ity?"i.
"You mistake me, Miss Roussillon. I
... cannot be brutal to you now. Do not
fear mc. I only had a word to sny."
_ "Oh, you deem it very polite and gen-
/" ffe td-Jab me with your sword, do yon?
It I bad one In my band you would
not dare try such a thing, nud you
know It very well."
He was amazed, not knowing that
the sword point lind touched her. He
could not sec her face, but there wns a
flash In her voice that startled liJm
with Its indignant contempt und resentment.
"What are yon saying, Miss Ronssll-
. lou ? I don't understand you. When
did I ever—when did I Jab you with
my sword? I never thought of such a
thing."
"Tliis moment, sir, you did, nnd you
know you did. My arm is bleeding
now."
She spoke rapidly ln French, but be
caught her meaning and for the flrst
became aware of the rnpler in his
hand. Even then Its point was toward
her and very near her breast, ne lowered lt Instantly while tho truth rushed
Into his mind.
"Forgive me," he murmured, his
words barely audible in the tumult of
wind and rain, but charged with the
Intenscst feeling.
"Forglye mc. I did not know. It wns
an accld--.it. I could not do such a
thing purposely. Relieve me, believe
me. Mis* Roussillon. I did not moan
It"
"I should like to believe yon," she
presently snld, "but I cannot. You
English are all, nil despicable, mean,
Vile!"
'Some time you shall not say that."
Fnr-psworth responded. "I nsked yon
to stop u moment thnt I might beg you
to believe how wetohedlv sorry I nm
Beverley dashed him headlong against
the root vf a inc.
tor whnt I nm doing.  But ynu cannot
understand  me now.   Are you  really
nurt,   Miss  Itousslllon?    1   unsure you
that It wus purely accidental."
"My hurt ls nothing," she said.
"I am very glad."
"Well, then, shnll we go on to the
fort?"
'.'You mny go where you please, ._>_,•
demoiselle."
She turned her buck upon blm and
without nn answering word wnlked
straight to the lantern that hung lathe gate of the stockade, where u senil-
ncj tramped to and fro. A few moments later Curtnln Farnswortb presented her to Hnmllton, who had been
called from bis bed when the news of
the trouble at Itousslllon place reached
the fort.
''So you've been raising trouble again,
have yoll, miss?" he growled, with nn
- m|Jy frown darkening his fnce.
'I beg your pardon," snid Fnrnsworth, "Miss Itousslllon was not to
blame for"—
"In your eyes she'd not be to blame,
sir, If she burned up the fort and nil of
us In It," Hamilton gruffly Interrupted.
"Miss, what have you been doing?
What nro you here for? Captain Fnrns-
wprtk, you will please stute the particulars of the trouble that I have just
heard about. And I may ns well notify
you thnt I wish to hear no special lover's pleading In this girl's behalf."
Farnsworlh's face whitened wltb anger. He bit his Up, and a shiver run
through his flume, hut he bad to conquer the passion. In n few words
blunt nnd direct us musket balls bo
told nil the circumstances of whnt bad
taken place,  making no concealments
to favor Alice, but boldly blaming the
officer of the patrol, Lieutenant Barlow, for losing his head and attacking
a young girl In her own home.
"I will hear from Bnrlow," said
Ilnmlltou after listening attentively to
the story. "Hut take this girl nnd confine her. Show her no favors. I hold
you responsible for her until tomorrow
morning.  You can retire."
There wns no room for discussion.
Farusworth saluted and turned to
Alice.
"Come with me," he gently said.
Hamilton looked nfter them ns they
went out of Ids room, n curious smllo
playing around his firmly set lips.
"She's the most beautiful vixen that
I ever snw," lie thought. "She doesn't
look to be n French girl either; decidedly English." lie shrugged his shoulders, then laughed dryly. "I'nrns-
worth's as crazy as cnn be, the beggar;
In love with her so deep thnt he can't
seo out. By Jove, she is a benuty!
Never saw such eyes. And plucky to
bent tho deuce. I'll bet iuy bend Barlow Ml be daft about ber next!"
Still,  notwithstanding the  lightness
of his Inward comments, Hnmllton regarded the Incident ns rather serious.
He knew thnt the French Inhabitants
were secretly  his bitter enemlcB,  yet
probably willing, lf he  would humor
their peculiar social, domestic and commercial prejudices, to refrain from active hostilities, and even to aid him ln
furnishing his garrison with  n   large
amount of needed supplies.   The danger just now was twofold—his Indian
allies were deserting bim, nnd n flotilla
loaded  with  provisions  and  ammunition from Detroit had failed to arrive.
lie might, lf the French rose against
hlin nnd were Joined by tho Indians,
have   grent   difficulty   defending   the
fort.   It wns clear that M. Kousslilon
had more influence witb both Creoles
and  savages  than  nny  other  person
save Father Beret.   Urgent policy dictated that these two men should somehow ho won over.   Hut to do this lt
would be necessary to treat Alice In
such n wny that her arrest would aid,
Instead of operating against the desired result—a thlug not easy to mnn-
age.
Captnln Farusworth took his fair
prisoner straightway from Hamilton's i ij"."'
presence to a small room connected -
witb a considerable structure in a distant angle of the stockade. Neither bo
nor Alice spoke on the way. With a
huge wooden key he unlocked the door
and stepped aside for her to enter. A
dim lamp was burning within, Its yellowish light flickering over the scant
furniture, which consisted of a comfortable bed, a table with some books
on it, three chairs, a smnll looking
glass on the wall, n guitar nnd some articles of men's clothing hanging here
nnd there. A heap of dull embers
smoldered 111 the fireplace. Alice did
not falter at the threshold, but promptly entered lier prison.
"I hope you can be comfortable,"
Bald Farnswortb In a low tone. "It's the
best I can give you."
"Thank you," was the answer, spoken
.uitc as if he bad handed her n glass
of water or picked  up her handkerchief.
He held the door a moment while she
I stopped with her back toward blm iu
the middle of the room; then she henrd
him close and lock lt. The nlr was nlmost too warm after her exposure to
tho biting wind and cold dashes'of
rain. She cast off her outer wraps and
stood by the fireplace. At n glnnco she
comprehended thnt the place wns not
the one sho had formerly occupied as
a prisoner, nnd that It belonged to a
man. A long rifle stood In n corner, a
bullet pouch and powder horn bnnglng
on n projecting hickory rnmrod. A
heavy fur topcoat lay ncross one of the
chuli-s.
Farnswortb, who bad given Alice bis
own apartment, took whnt rest he
could on the cold ground tinder n leaky
shed hard by. Ills wound, not yet altogether healed, wns not benefited by the
exposure.
In duo time next morning Hamilton
ordered Alice brought to his office, nnd
when she appeared lie wns smiling
with ns nenr nn approach to affability
ns his disposition would permit. lie
rose nnd bowed like n courtier.
"I hope you rested well, inudeniol-
lelle," he said In his best French. Ho
Imagined thnt the uso of her language
would he agreeable to begin with.
"l am sorry, monsieur, that I cannot
say as much to you," she glibly responded. "If you Iny upon u bed of
needles the whole night through, yonr
rest was latter than you deserved. My
own sleep wns quite refreshing, thank
yon."
Instantly Hamilton's choler rose. He
tried to suppress lt nt llrst, but when
he snw Alice actually laughing, and
Farnswortb, who hud brought ber In,
biting his lip furiously to keep from
.adding an uproarious guffaw, be lost
all bold of himself.
"I might have known better than to
expect decency from n wench of your
character," he said. "I hoped to At)
you n favor, hut I seo that you nre not
capable of accepting kindness politely."
"1 am sure, monsieur, lhat I have but
spoken the truth plainly to you. You
would not hnvo mo do otherwise, I
hope."
Her voice, absolutely witching In Its
softness, freshness and suavity, helped
the assault of her eyes, while ber dimples twinkled nnd ber hair shone.
Hamilton felt his henrt move strangely,
but ho could uot forbear saying ln English:
"If you arc ss very truthful, miss,
you will probably tell me where tho
flag is that yon stole and hid."
It was always the missing banner
that came to mind when he saw her.
"Indeed, I will do nothing of tbe
sort," she promptly replied. "Wben
you seo that flag again you will be a
prisoner, and I will wave lt high over
your bend."
She lifted n bnnd ns she Bpoke and
made the motion of shaking a bnnner
above him. It wns exasperation sweetened almost to delight that took bold of
the sturdy Briton. He liked pluck, especially Hi u woman, nil the more If
she wns beautiful, yet the very fact
thnt ho felt- her charm falling upon
him set him hard against her, not as
Hamilton the man, but as Hamilton
the commander nt Vlncennes.'
"You think to fling yourself upon me
as you huve upon Captain Farnsworlh," be snid, with an insulting leer
nud In a tone of prurient Innuendo. "I
am not susceptible, my denr." This
more for Farnswortb's benefit than to
insult her, ulbeit he was not in » mood
to cure.
"Y'ou nre a coward and a liar!" she
exclaimed, her face flushing with hot
shame. "Y'ou stand here," she quickly
added, turning fiercely upon Farusworth, "and quietly listen to such
words! Y'ou, too, are a. coward lf you
do not make him retract! Oh, you English are low brutes!"
Hamilton laughed, but Farnswortb
looked dark and troubled, bis glance
going back nnd forth from Alice to his
commander as lf another word would
cause him to do something terrible.
"I rather think I've beard nil that 1
cere to hear from you, miss," Hnmllton presently snld. "Captnln Farusworth, you will seo that the prisoner ls
confined ln the. proper place which, 1
suggest to you, ls not your sleeping
quarters, sir."
"Colonel Hamilton," snld Farnswortb lu u husky voice, "I slept on the
ground under a shed last nlgbt In order
that Miss Itoussillon might be somewhat comfortable."
"Humph! Well, see that you do net
do it again. This girl Is guilty of harboring a spy and resisting a lawful attempt of my guards to capture him.
Conlluo her ln the place prepared for
prisoners and see that she stays there
until I am ready to fix ber punishment."
"There Is no place fit for n young girl
to stay In," Farusworth ventured.
"She can have no comfort or"—
"Takjj her along, sir. Any place ls
good enough for her so long as she behaves like a"—
"Very well," Farnswortb bluntly, interrupted, thus saving Alice the stroke
of a vile comparison. "Come with mc,
please, Miss Itousslllon."
He pulled ber toward the door, then
dropped tbe nrm be had grasped and
murmured an apology.
She followed blm out, holding her
head high. No one looking on would
have suspected that a 6lnklng sensation ln her heart made it difficult for
her to walk or that her eyes, shining
like Btars, were so Inwardly clouded
with distress that she saw ber way but
dimly.
It wns a relief to ITamllton wben
nelm n few minutes Inter entered the
room with something breezy to say.
"What's up now, if I may ask?" the
jolly   American   demanded.    "What's
I  hear  nbout  trouble  with  the
French women?   Have they begun n
revolution?"
"Tbnt elephant Gaspard Roussillon
caew back Into town hist nlgbt," said
Hamilton sulkily.
"Well, bo went out again, didn't he?"
"Yes, but"—
"Stepped on somebody's toe first,
eh?"
"The guard tried to capture bim, and
that girl of his wounded Lieutennnt
Barlow in the neck with n sword.
Itousslllon fought like n tiger, nnd the
men swear that Satnn himself appeared on the scene to help the Frcnctr-
mmi out."
".Moral: lie generous In your dealings
with Frenchmen and French women
and so get the devil on your side."
"I've got the girl n prisoner, and I
swear to yon tbnt I'll bave ber shot
this time If"—
"Why not shoot her yourself? Vou
oughtn't to shirk n dirty job like that
and force It upon your men."
Hamilton laughed nnd elevated his
shoulders as if to shake off nn annoying
load. Just then a young ofdeer with a
white bandage around bis hock entered
nnd saluted. Ho wns n small, soft
haired, blue eyed man of reckless bearing, with marks of dissipation sharply
cut into his fnce. He saluted, smiling
self consciously.
"Well, Barlow," said nnmllton, "the
kitten scratched you, did she?"-
"Y'es, slightly, and I don't think I've
been treated fairly in the matter, sir."
"How so?"
"I stood the liriint, and now Captnln
Fnrnsworth gets the prize." He twisted his mouth In mock expression of
maudlin disappointment. "I'm nlwnys
cheated out of Ihe-sweets. I never gel
nnythlng for gallant conduct on the
field."
"1'oor boy! It Is n shame. But I say,
lieutennnt, lias Housslllon renlly escaped, or ls he bidden somewhere In
town?  Have you been careful?"
"Oh, It's the Indians. They nil swear
by these Frenchmen. Y'ou enn't get any
help from llieni Ugn I list n fellow like
Itoussillon. In fact, they aid hlui. He's
among them now."
".Moral    again,"    Helm    Interposed.
"Keep on the good side of the French."
"That's Bonsible talk, sir,". assented
Barlow.
"Itali!" exclaimed Hamilton. "You
might ns well talk of keeping en the
good side of the American traltore. A
bloody murrain seize the whole nice!"
"Thnt's what I say," chimed In tin
lieutennnt, with n sly look ut Helm.
] "They have been telling mo a cock
and bull story concerning the affair at
the itoussillon cal.In," Ilamillon suid,
changing his manner. "Whnt Is this
about n disguised and wonderful man
who rushed In nnd upset the whole of
yoll? I want no romancing. Givo mo
the facts."
Barlow's dissolute countenance been me troubled.
"The facts," he said, speaking with
terlous deliberation, "are not clear. It
Wns like n clap of thunder the wny
that man performed. As you say, ho
did fling the whole squad nil of n heap,
and lt wub done that quickly," be
snapped bis thumb nnd finger demonstratively with u sharp report, "nobody
could understand It."
Hnmllton looked at Ills subaltern
with s smile of unlimited contempt and
said:
"A prot!f officer of his majesty's army you arc, Lieutenant Bnrlow! First
a slip of a girl shows lierself your superior with tbo sword nnd wounds you,
then a single liinn wipes up the floor of
a house with you and your guard, depriving you nt tbo same time of both
vision nnd memory, so that you cannot
even describe your assailant!"
"Ho was dressed like a priest," mut
tered Barlow, evidently frightened at
his commander's scathing comment
"That was all there was to see."
PA prleBt! Some of tho men *ay the
devil. I wonder"— Hamilton hesitated
and looked at the floor. "This Father
Beret, ho is too old for such a thing,
isn't bo?"
"I have thought of him—it was like
him—but he Is, as you say, very old
to be so tremendously strong and ae-
The two men tU>od with a tight grip
between them.
tlvc. Why, I tell you that men went
from bis bauds against the walls and
floor as lf shot out of a mortar. It was
tho strangest and most astounding
thing I ever heard of."
A little later Bniiow seized a favorable opportunity and withdrew. Tli*
conversation was not to his liking.
Hamilton sent for Father Beret and
had a long tnlk with blm, but the old
mnn looked so childishly Inoffensive In
spirit and so collapsed physically that
It seemed worse than foolishness to accuse him of tbe exploit over which tb»
entire garrison was wondering. Fnins-
worth sat by during the interview. He
looked the good priest curiously and
critically over from head to root, remembering, but not mentioning, tho
most iniclericnl punch in the side received from that energetic right nrm
now lying so flabbily across tho old
man's lap.
When the talk ended and Fnther Beret humbly took bis leave, Hamilton
turned to Farnswortb and said:
"What do you think of this affair? I
have cross questioned all tlie men who
took part In it, nnd every one of them
snys simply priest or devil. I think old
Beret ls both, but plainly he couldn't
hurt a chicken; you can see that at a
glance."
Fnrnsworth smiled, rubbing his side
rcmlnisccntly, but he shook bis head.
"I'm sure it's puzzling, Indeed."
Ilumllton  snt In thoughtful  silence
for nwhlle, then abruptly changed the
subject.
"I think, captain, that you had better send out Lieutenant Barlow and
some of tbe best woodsmen to kill some
game. We need fresh venison, nnd, by
George, I'm not going to depend upon
theso French traitors nny longer. I
have set my foot down. They've got to
do better or take tho consequences."
He paused for n breath, then added:
"That girl has done (oo much to escape
severest punishment. The garrison will
he demoralized If this thing goes on
without nn example of authority rig-
Idly enforced. I am resolved tbnt there
shall bo n stnrfling nnd effective public
display of my power to punish. Shs i
shot you. Y'ou seem to bo glad of It
but It wns n grave offense. She has
stabbed Barlow. That Is nnother se> I
rtous crime: hut. worst of nil. she aid-1
ttl a spy nnd resisted arrest. Bin must
/'0 pOnlshed."
Farnsworth knew Hamilton's nature,
and be now saw tbat Alice was ln
dreadful danger of deatn or something
even worse. No sooner had he left
headquarters and given Barlow his Instructions touching tbe hunting expedition than his mind began to wander
.mid visions and schemes by ne means
consistent with his military obligations.
In order to reflect undisturbed he went
forth into tlie dreary, lanclike streets of
Vlncennes nnd walked aimlessly here
and there until he met Father Beret.
Farnsworth saluted the old man and
was passing him by when, seeing a
sword ln his hand half hidden ln the
folds of bis worn aud faded cassock, he
turned nnd addressed him:
"Why are you armed this morning,
father?" he demanded very pleasantly.
"Who is to suffer now?"
"I am not on the warpath, my son,"
replied the priest "It is but • rapier
tbat I am going to clean of rust spots
Hint arc gathering on Its blade."
"Is it yours, father?   Let mo tee It"
'Jc held out his band.
"No; not mine.,"
Fnther Beret seemed not to notice
Ftiriisworth'B desire to handlo the
weapon, nnd the young man Instead of
repeating bis words reached farther,
nearly grasping the scabbard.
"I cannot let you tnke lt, my son,"
snld Father Beret. "You have its mate.
That should satisfy you."
"No; Colonel Hamilton took lt,"
Farnswortb quickly replied. "If I
could I would gladly return lt to Its
owner. I nm not n thief, father, and I
nm ashamed of—of—what I did wben I
was drunk."
Tho priest looked sharply Into Farnsworlh's eyes and read thero something
that reassured blm. His long experience had rendered him adept at taking n man's value at a glance. He
slightly lifted his face nnd said:
"Ah, but the poor little girl! Why do
you persecute her? She really does
not deserve lt. She ls a noble child.
Give her bnck to ber home and her people. Do not soil nnd spoil her sweet
life."
It was the singsong volco used by
Father Beret In his sermons and prayers, but something went with it indc-
scrlhahly touching. Fnrnsworth felt a
lump rise ln his throat, and his eyes
wero ready to show tears.
"Father," be said with difficulty,
making his words distinct, "I would
not.harm Miss llousslllou to Bave my
own life, and I would do anything"—
lie paused slightly, then added with
passionate force, "I would do nny thing,
no matter what, to save her from the
terrible thing that now threatens her."
Father Beret's eniinteiinneo changed
ciiiioj4sl.v us r,e ga/.eu at tno young mac
jrou can easily save ner, my son."
"Father, by all that ls boly, I mean
Just whatl say."
"Swear not at all, my son, but give
me your band."
The two men stood with a tight grip
between tbem and exchanged a long,
steady, searching gaze.
A drizzling rain bad begun to fall
again, with a raw wind creeping from
tbe west.
"Come with me to my bouse, my son,"
Father Beret presently added, and together they went, tbe priest covering
Alice's sword from the rain with the
folds of his cassock.
Indian dialeets, which be turned upon
Long Hair to the best of his ability,
but apparently without effect. Nevertheless he babbled nt Intervals, always
upon the same subject and nlwnys endeavoring to influence that huge, stolid, henrtless savage in tlie direction of
letting hiin see again the child face of
the miniature.
When night came on again the band
camped under some trees beside a swoll-
L
CHAPTER XV.
viktue in j_ locket.
ONG HAIR stood not upon ceremony ln conveying to Beverley
tbe information that he was to
run the gantlet. The preparations were simple and quickly made.
Each man armed himself with a stick
three feet long and about three-quarters of an Inch ln diameter. Rough
weapons they were, cut from boughs of
scrub oak, knotty and tough ns horn.
Long Hnlr unbound bis body dowu to
the waist Then the lines formed, the
Indians in each row standing about us
far apart as tho width of the space In
wblcb tho prisoner wn3 to run. This
arrangement gave them free uso of
their sticks and plenty of room for full
swing of their lithe bodies.
In removing Beverley's clothes Long
Iinil* found Alice's locket hanging over
the young man's heart. Ho tore It
rudely off and grunted, glaring viciously flrst at lt, then nt Beverley. He
seemed to be mightily wrought upon.
"White man thief!" he growled deep
ln his throat.   "Stole from little girl!"
Ho put the locket In his pouch and
resumed his stupidly indifferent expression.
Wben everything was ready for the
delightful entertainment to begin Long
Hair waved his tomahawk three times
over Beverley's head and, pointing
down between the waiting lines, said:
"Ugh, run!"
But Beverley did not budge. He was
standing erect, with his arms, deeply
creased where the thongs hnd sunk,
folded across bis breast A rush of
thoughts and feelings had taken tumultuous possession of bim, and be
could not move or decide what to do. A
mad desire to escape arose In his heart
tho moment thnt be saw Long Hair
take tbe locket It was as If Alice had
cried to him and bidden him make a
dash for liberty.
"Ugh, mn!"
The order was accompanied with a
push of such violence from Long Hair's
left elbow that Beverley plunged nnd
fell, for his limbs, after their long and
painful confinement in the rawhide
bonds, were stiff and almost useless.
Long Hair in no gentle voice bade him
get up. Tbe shock of falling seemed to
awaken his dormant forces; n sudden
resolve leaped into his brnln. He saw
that the Indians had put aside their
bows nnd guns, most of which were
leaning against the boles of trees here
and yonder. What if be could knock-
Long Hnlr down and run away? This
might possibly be easy, consldeiinc tbe
Indian's broken arm. His heart Jumped at the possibility. But the shrewd
Savage was alert aud saw the thought
come Into his face.
"Try run 'way, kill!"
en stream. There was no rnln falling,
but almost the entire country lay under
a flood of wnter. Fires of logs were
soon burning brightly on the comparatively dry bluff chosen by the Indians.
The weather wns chill, but not cold.
Long Hair took great pains, however,
to dry Beverley's clothes nnd seo that
he bad warm wraps and plenty to cat
Hamilton's large reward would not be
forthcoming should the prisoner die.
Beverley wns good property, well
worth careful attention. To be sure, his
scalp ln the worst event would command n sufficient honorarium, but not
the greatest. Beverley thought of nil
this while the big Indian wns wrapping him snugly ln skins nnd blankets
for the night, nnd there wns no comfort ln lt save that possibly If he were
returned to Hamilton be might see
Alice again before he died.
At about the inidhour of the night
Long Hair gently awoke his prisoner
by drawing n  bnnd  across his  face,
then whispered In his car:
"Still!"
Beverley   tried   to   rise,   utteiinfj  A
sleepy ejaculation under his breath.
"No talk!" hissed Long Hair.  "Still P
There  was  something  In   his  voice
thnt not only  swept the Inst film of
sleep out of Beverley's brain, but made
lt perfectly clear to bim that a very
Important hit of craftiness was being
performed.  Just what Its nature waa,
however, ho could not surmise.   One
thing was obvious.  Long Hair did not
wish the other Indians to know of the
move   he   was   making.    Deftly   he
slipped the blankets from around Beverley and cut the thonga at bis ankles.
"Still!" he whispered.  "Come 'long."
Under such circumstances a competent mind acts with lightning celerity,
     Beverley   now  understood  thnt  Long
You try git 'way, kill dead!" be I Hair was stealing him away from the
snarled, lifting his tomahawk ready j other savages and that tbe big villain
for a Btroke.   "Brains cut!" meant to cheat them out of their part
Beverley glanced down the waiting j of tbe reward. Along with this disco v-
and eager lines. Swiftly he speculated, I er"* came a fresh gleam of hope. It
wondering what would be his chance i would bo far easier to escape from one
for escape were he to break through. | Indian than from nearly a score.  Al-
nni'w.d:    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
"If you really aicnn whnt you
say
But he did not take his own condition
Iato account
"Ugh, run!"
Again tbe elbow of Long Hair's hurt
arm pushed him toward the expectant
rows of Indians, who flourished their
clubs nnd uttered Impatient grunts.
Beverley made a direct dash for the
narrow lane between the braced nnd
watchful lines. Every warrior lifted
his club. Every copper face gleamed
steadily, a mask behind which burned
a strangely atrocious spirit Tho two
savages standing at the end nearest
Beverley struck at him the Instant be
reached tbem, but they were taken
quite by surprise when be checked himself between them and, leaping this
way nnd that, swung out two powerful
blows, left and right, stretching one of
them flat and sending tbe other reeling
and staggering half a dozen paces
backward with tbe blood streaming
from his nose.
This done, Beverley turned to run
away, but his breath was already short
and his strength rapidly going.
Long Hair, who was' at his heels,
leaped before him when he had gone
but a few steps and once more flourished the tomahawk. To struggle was
useless save to Insist upon being
brained outright, vFhlch Just then had
no part In Beverley's considerations.
Long Hnlr kicked his victim heavily,
uttering Inconic curses meanwhile, and
ted him back again to the stalling
point.
The young man, who hsd borne all
ho could, now turned upon him furiously and struck straight from tbe
shoulder, setting the whole weight of
his body Into the blow. Long Hair
stepped out of tbe way and quick as a
flush brought the flat side of bis tomahawk with great force against Beverley's head. This gave tlKfaninsement a
sudden and disappointing- end, for the
prisoner fell limp and senseless to the
ground. No moro runuln*..the gantlet
for him that day. JnSoed "It required
protracted application of the best Indian skill to revive blm bo that he
could fairly be called a living man.
There bad been no daiigcrous concussion, however, and on the following
morning camp was broken.
Beverley, sore, haggard, forlornly
disheveled, had his arms bound again
aad ww made to march apace with bis
nimble enemies, .who set out swiftly
eastward, their disappointment at having their sport cut short, although bitter enough, not ln the least Indicated
by any facial expression or spiteful net
Was It really a strange thing, or wns
It not, that Beverley's mind now busied
Itself unceasingly with the thought that
Long Hair had Alice's picture ln his
pouch? One might find uoui for discussion of n cerebral problem like this,
but our history cannot be delayed with
analyses and speculations. It must run
its direct course unhindered to the end.
Suffice It to record that while tramping
at Long Hair's side nnd growing moro
and more desirous of seeing the picture
again Beverley began trying to con-
| verse wltb bis taciturn enptor. He hnd
a  considerable  smattering  of  scverul
ready he was .planning or trying to
plan some way by which be could kill
Long Hair when they should reach a
safe distance from the sleeping camp.
But how could the thing be done? A
man witb bis hands tied, Ciougli they
arc ln front of blm, Is in no excellent
condition to cope with a free and stalwart savage armed to tbe teeth. Still
Beverley's spirits rose with every rod
of distance thut was added to their
slow progress.
Tbelr course was nearly parallel wltb
that of the streiim^ but slightly converging with it, and nfter they had
gone about a furlong they reached the
bank. Hero Long Hair stopped nnd,
without n word, cut tho thongs from
Beverley's wrists. This was astounding. The young man could scarcely realize lt, nor was he ready to act.
"Swim water," Long Hnlr said ln a
guttural murmur barely audible.
"Swim!"
Again It was necessary for Beverley's mind to act swiftly and with prudence. The camp was yet within balling distance. A false move now would
bring tbe wbolc pack howling to tbe
rescue. Something told bim to do as
Long Hair ordered, so wltb scarcely a
perceptible hesitation ha scrambled
down the bushy bank and slipped Into
tbo water, followed by Long Hair,
who seized blm by one arm when bo
began to swlai and struck out with him
Into the boiling and tumbling current
Beverley bad always thought himself
a master swimmer, but Long Hair
showed blm bis mistake, . It was a
long, cold struggle, and when at last
(hey touched the sloping, low bank on
the other side Long Hnlr had fairly to
lift his chilled and exhausted prisoner
to the top.
"Ugh, cold!" be grunted, beginning to
pound nnd rub Beverley's arms, legs
and body.   "Make warm licapl"
All this ho did with liis right band,
holding the tomahawk In his left
It wns n strange, bewildering expo-
lieacc out of which the young man
could not bco In any direction far
enough to give blm a bint upon which
to act In a few minutes Long Hair
jerked him to his feet and said:
"Go."
It was Just light enough to see that
the order bad a tomahawk to enforce
It withal. Long Hnlr Indicated the direction nnd drove Beverley onward ts
fast as he could.
"Try run 'way, kill!" he kept repeating, while with bis left hand on the
young mini's shoulder he guided him
from behind dexterously through the
wood for some distance.
They bad just emerged from a thicket into an open space where the ground
wns comparatively dry. Overhead tbe
stars were shining In grent clusters of
silver and gold against a dark, cavernous looking sky, here and thero overrun wltb careering black clouds. Beverley shivered, not so much with cold
as on account of the stress of excitement which amounted to nervous rigor.
Long Hair faced him and leaned toward him until his breathing was audible and his massive features were
dimly outlined. A dragon of the __»rl_-;:
est age could not have been more repulsive. '
"Ugh, friend!"
Beverley started when these words
were followed by a sentence in an Indian dialect somewhat familiar to him",
a dialect in which he had tried to talk '
with   Long   Hair   during   the   day's*
march.   The sentence, literally trans-]
latcH, was:
"Long Hair ls friendly now. WHk,
white man be friendly?"
Beverley heard, but the speech seem-'
ed to come out of vastness and hollow
distance. He could not realize lt fairly.
lie felt as lf In a dream, far off some-l
where in loneliness, with a big, shadowy form looming before him. He
beard the chill wind ln the thickets
roundabout, and beyond Long Hair(
rose a wall of giant trees.
"Ugb, not understand?" the savage
presently demanded in his broken English.
"Yes, sis," said Beverley, "I understand."
"Is tho whito man friendly now?"
Long Hair then repeated In his own'
tongue  with  a  certain Insistence  ofl
manner nnd voice.
"Yes, friendly."
Long Hair fumbled In his ponch and
took out Alice's locket, which he handed to Beverley.   "White man love little
girl?" ho Inquired In a tone that bordered upon Tenderness, again speaking <
In Indian.
Beverley clutched the disk as soon as
he saw lt gleam ln tbe starlight
"White man going to havo little girl
for bis squaw, ch?"
"Yes, yes," cried Beverley without
hearing his own voice. He was trying .
to open the locket, but bis hands were
numb and trembling. When nt last he ',
did open It he could not sec the child
face within, for now oven the starlight
was shut off by n scudding black cloud.
"Lif" elii snvml Lone Hair's life.
Lo_,g Hair save white warrior for llttlaj
girl."
A dignity which was almost noble ac-
compaiiied these simple sentences.
Long Hair stood proudly erect like a
colossal statue in tbe dimness.
Tho great truth dawned upon Bever-i
Icy that here was a characteristic act.'
He knew that an Indian rarely failed i
to repay a kindness or an injury, stroke ■
for stroke, when opportunity offered.
"Wait here a little while," Long Halt]
said, nnd, without lingering for reply,
turned away and disappeared ln the
wood.   Beverley wns free to run If he !
wished to, and tbe thought did surge,
across   his   mind,   but  a   restraining
something like a hand laid upon him '
would not let his limbs move.   Down*
deep In his henrt a calm voice seemed t
to be repeating Long Hair's Indian sentence, "Walt here n little while."
A few minutes later Long Hair returned bearing two guns, Beverley's,
and his own, the hitter a superb weapon given blm by Hamilton. He afterward explained tbat be had brought
these, with their bullet pouches and |
powder horns, to a place of concealment near by before he awoke Beverley.
Delay could not be thought of. Long
Hair explained briefly tbat he thought
Beverley must go to Kaskaskia. He*)
had come across the stream ln the direction of Vlncennes ln order to set his
warriors at fault. The stream must
be recrossed, he said, farther down,
and be would help Beverley a certain
distance on his way, then leave blm to
shift for himself. He had a meager '
amount of parched corn and buffalo
meat ln his pouch which would stay
hunger until they could kill some gams.
Now they must go.
They flung miles behind tbem before ,
day dawn, Long Hair leading, Beverley pressing close at his heels. Most of
the way led over flnt prairies covered
with water, and they therefore left no
track by which they could be followed.
Late In the forenoon Long Hair killed
a deer at the edge of a wood.   Here
they made a fire and cooked a supply ,
which would last them for a day or
two, and then on tbey went again. But
we cannot follow tbem step by step. ^
When Long Hair at last took leave of (^^
Beverley the occasion had no ceremony.   It was  an abrupt, unemotional
parting.   Tbe stalwart Indian simply
said In bis own dialect, pointing westward:
"Go that way two days. You will And
your friends."
Then withont another look or word
be turned about and stalked eastward
at a marvelously rapid gait In his
mind he had a good tale to tell bis warrior companions when be should find
them again—how Bovcrley escaped
that nlgbt and how he followed blm s
long, long chase only to lose him at
last under the very guns of the fort at
Kaskaskia. But before he reached Ids '
band an Incident of some Importance
changed bis story to a considerable flu- ,
groe. It chanced that he came upon
Lieutenant Barlow, who In pursuit of
game had lost his bearings and, far
from bis companions, was beating
around quite bewildered in a watery
solitude. Long Hair promptly murdered the poor fellow and scalped hlin
with as little compunction as ho would
have skinned a rabbit, for be had »
clever scheme In his head, a very audacious and outrageous scheme, by which
ho purposed to recoup to some extent
the damages sustained by letting Beverley go.
Therefore when ho rejoined his somewhat disheartened and demoralized
band he showed them the scalp and
gave tbem an eloquent account of how
he tore it from Beverley's bead after a
long chase and a bloody band to hand
fight. Tbey listened, believed and WCl'P
satisfied.
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(To be continued.) " ~t
How It Happened,
Aunt Maria—Don't deny Jt, Martha.
I snw you. Y'our lips and bis mot ns
I came into the room. Martha—Ves,
auntie, but It wns all an acoldont. I
started to whisper something Into
Charley's car nt the snrno moment thnt
bo tried to whisper something Into my
ear, and that Is how It happened.
Charley felt as bad about lt as I did,
I'm sure.   	
Aa Tlilnaa Co,
A correspondent, who Is a friend of
tbo Vagrant's, writes, from Russia ond
says thnt he found the following epl-
tnpli on a monument over a grave in
St. Petersburg:
Hero lies tho body of Maurlco Byplnsky,
Ha was killed by tho Jups and has been
dead ever elnc-sliy. —,
—Albany Journal. i-iij//i/>i ir3.s__.
"*f*-.*-R*ab.-
MOUNT PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
MOUNT PLEASANT ADVOCATE
VANCOUVER, B. 0.
A Memory Scheme That
Wa.8   Not   a.   Success
THE old gentleman had a calendar
pad ou his library table, and ho
also bus n treacherous memory,
lf there is anything to be done on u
certain dny lie jotn it down on the pad,
nnd If his wife has anything for bim
to do she jots it down on the pad. He
nlwnys consults the calendar the first
thing on reaching home to see if he has
promised to make a call or go to the
club or theater thnt evening, for It Is
annoying to be reminded of such nn
engagement after lie has got his slippers on.
It Is nlso necessary to explain as n
preliminary that bo has established a
system of allowances nnd payments to
bis children for doing cerlain things
end that he [inn been known to borrow
n dime or a quarter froiii one of thein
occasionally for car fare in order to
avoid lotting a conductor load blm up
ivilli nickels.
One evening he found this entry on
his calendar pad: "Tommy, 10 cents."
•'Here, lummy!" Ire culled, 'court
•nil get .vour dime!"
Tbe next evening l:e found on his
pad mining oilier entries, "Tommy, 20
COfllS," nnd he paid It.
A littlo later his wife remarked casually: 'Tommy's gelling to lie tlio capitalist or the family, ili.s bank is almost full."
A suspicion crept Into the mind of
the forgetful man. nnd he hastily repaired to the library.
"I've got to devise some new memory scheme," he said sadly when he
filially enicrged. "This one is altogether too cosily."
Itcfereuce to the turned over slips
on the pad showed that he had paid
Tommy from a nickel to n quai'ter every day for over two weeks.—Brooklyn
Eagle.
Dr. Giuseppe Lapponi
Physician to the Pope Praises Dr,
Williams' Pink Pills
Pence find   II.iii,-s.
A writer In n London newspaper
snys: "The other day I heard an Eng-
llshman defending our system of coinage on tbe ground that we are the only
nation on earth who can say that the
system Is bone of our bone. For there
nro 210 bones In the body and 210
pence In the pound; t'icrc nre 120 bones
In the head and trunk nnd 120 In the
It limbs and 120 pence In hnlf n sover-
Sign; ench limb contains 30 bones, nnd
a half crown contains ;i0 pence; ln the
splnnl column there aro 21 bones and
In n florin 24 pence, and us we have
12 ribs ou each side, so we have 12
flence In every shilling. See how (ho
proportions of the skeleton of our commerce conform to nature's teaching.
No wondpr It Is vigorous "
The  Lottery of Mnrrlnpre,
The Deacon-Dq you believe marriage Is a lottery?   The Parson—I do.
Why, I  really can't tell whether I'm
U going to gel .$10 or 00 cents out of one.
A Sinister  SMgirrsllon. •
"Bliggins nnd his wife must get ou
very happily." snid (he gossip. "She
snys she never scolds hiin."
"That   doesn't   indicate,  hnpplness,"
nnswereil  Miss  Cayenne,    "it  is  sad.
. Tt shows llmt she considers him beyond
|i0pe."—Washington Star.
In Four Cases or Aniieinlll Their Effects
Wero So .S.ltlftftictory Thut Ho Will (lo
liu :,-li.f;- Them.
Ur. Lapponi, whose skill preserved
the lire of the late Pope Leo Mil to
the grout ago of 92, nnd to whose
cn.ro Ihe henlth of the present Pope,
llis Holiness Plus X., is confided, has
written the .reiiinrkiihle letter of
which  Ibe following is a translation:
"1 cci-lii'y iinil. I havo tried He.
Williams' l'ink l'ills in lour cases of
simple Anaemia' of development.
Aflei- a few weeks of treatment, the
result come fully up to my axpecta-
lioi-s. For that reason 1 shall not
in>1 in Hie future lo extend the use of
Ibis laudable prop_uutii.n mil. only in
Ibe I i-i'iilinent of other morbid forms
of Ibe en I ('gory of Anaemia or Chlorosis, inil. also in cases of NeurnuUie-
llin    I   Ibe   like."
UK. (JIUSEFPE LAI'I'ONI.
llr. Oluseppo l.nppoui.   Physician   lo
Ihc   Pope, who lias   writ I en n lot.
ter in praise of  llr.   Williams'
Pink Pills for Pule   People
SAVE BABY'S LIFE.
Vou cannot watch your lillle ones
too carefully dining Ihe hot weather,
AL this lime sickness comes swiftly
nnd the sands of Ibe lillle life are
opt fu glide away almost before yon
know il. Dysenlry, diarrhoea, cholera
Infantum, und stomnch troubles arc
alarmingly ■ frequent during Ibe hot
weal her. A I- Ihe first sign of any of
these I roubles Unity's Own Tablets
should    be    given—holler  slill   an   or
cantonal dose will prevent those, troubles coming' (ind the Tablets should
therefore, be kepi, in every homo,
I'roiiiplnes.'i    mny   save   ynur child's
"lifo, Mrs. .1. It. Sliiiidiin, Weybiirn,
N.W.T., says: "Baby's Own Tablets
nre valuable in cases of diarrhoea,
cirnstipniion, hives, nud when teething. I have never used t) medicine
that gnve such good sal isfnet ion."
This is Ihe experience of all mothers
who have used Hie I abb-Is. If you
dil not fine the Tablets nl your druggists send 2."i bents lo The Pr. Will-
lams' Medicine Co.. Hroekville. (Inf..
und n  box will be sent  you by mail
I post paid. '
The Territories' wheal urea. 1004,
in 2(i per ceni. morn Ibnn 100,1.
Tea    million   acres   of   lnnd In the
. Northwost  wero acquired   for   sellln-
men!  by grant or purchase in 1008.
Thirty-one thousand, throe hundred
nnd eighty-three homestead enlrics
were niiide in Hip Noilhwesl in 1008;
.4,000 hiiiiiestond entries have been
received in the Niirlhwcsl in the InSl
iln-ee years, oqiinl lo loll million
acres. The ontrlos (or I Vtc»:i were
double tbe number for 1002, and lis
many as for Ibe throe .Mars previous. Theso 81,888 noinesteiid en
tries mean an addil ion of HO,007 to
(he popiilalion.
Bald P Scalp shiny and thinP
Then it's probably too late.
You neglected dandruff. If
you had only taken our advice, you would have cured
Hair Vigor
the dandruff, saved your hair,
and added much to It. If
not entirely bald, now is your
opportunity,   Improve it.
"I h_v« mod At».'i Hnlr Vhw for fff sr W
I U.UV H yeur. old and liavr n lioavy
if rtor, brown -nlr. duo, I tblnk, ou-
Ajsr's flslr Vljror."
Mai. H. A. Hurra, H_Ho-lli_, 111. I
ft. would be impossible lo exaggerate ibe Imparlance of Ibis opinion.
Ur. Lnpponl's high olliciiil position
I places his professional competence
above question, and ii, is certain Hint,
lie did not write ns above without,
Weighing his words, or .without, a full
isense of Ihe effect his opinion would
have.
Tlie "simple niineiuin of develop.
ineiil." us referred to by Dr. Lapponi
is of course ),hnt tired; languid condition of young girls whose development to womanhood is tardy, und
whose health, at Ibe period lif that
development, is so often imperilled'.
A girl, bright and merry enough in
childhood, wil in hor teens grow by
degrees palo and languid. Frequent
headaches, and u .sense of lyiousinoss
which she cannot, understand, makes
her miserable, dust wheu it is time
for her lo leave oil' being a girl nnd
become a woman—u change which
comes to different individuals at different ages—her development lingers
—why V Bcpnuso, she litis too little
blood. Thrtt is what llr. Lapponi
means when he speaks iu the scientific language natural to him, of "the
umiomia of development." Dr. Williams'     Pink    Pills    I'm-   Pule    People
have the power of making new Id I.
They cure anaemia just, as food cures
hunger. That, is how Ihey help growing girls, who. for want of Ibis now
blood    often  drifts  Into  chronic ill-
heallll, in* "go into a. decline"—
which means consumption—and die.
llr.    Williams'    Pink  pills could .sale
litem.
Tin' value of Pr. WllllamS' Pink
l'ills as a nerve Ionic, referred to by
lit-. Lnppoiil', makes llicni valuable to
i.vn as well as women. Tbey act on
ib" nerves through Hie libuul aivd,
llius cure diseases like SI. Vitus
dance, neuralgia, paralysis nnd locomotor ataxia. When baying these
pills.il is important to seo that the
intl iiiiiik- lb-. Williams' l'ink   Pills for
I'.lle People is prilllcd on llie wrap-
pel- around each box. Never tnke u
substitute, as it. is worse thnn wnste
of money—II is a menace to henlth,
If Mm i annul gel Ibe genuine pills
fr  your dealer write the Ur. Williams-Medicine Co.. Ilrockv ill.', lint..
.ind Ibe pills will be sent you pqsl
paid al 50 Cents a bos or six boxes
I'm- $2.50.
Cnnndn has 3,012 Japanese
THE STOOPING HABIT.
II  In  One  or   (he   Tliinfl-fl That   Male*
Men  111 n iv  (liu  Unlel.lj.
Pr. Madison .1. Taylor, giving gener-
il ndvlce lo Ihe aged 111 the Popular
Science Monthly, says In effect that old
people do not stoop because Ihey nre
'ild. but they get old because they
sloop.
The stiffening of the tissues, which Is
Ihe sign und accompaniment of age, ls
warded off by exercise. Self indulgence
In eating nnd drinking and ill hizj
<vuys Is the sure road lo senility. "I
have often been surprised and gratified," writes the doctor, "lo Hud that
regulated movements of tho neck nnd
upper truncal muscles, employed for
iho purpose of accomplishing something else, resulted lu a conspicuous
Improvement in bearing, lu vision, in
('(•robr ii I Ion and, as a consequence, In
a betterment in cerebral circulation,
lllso In  sleep.
"Persons who habitually maintain nn
erect position in standing or sitting ure
stronger than (hose who slouch. A
person who stoops and nllows tlie
slioeliler.'i lo sag down nnd forward
nnd the ribs to fall back toward the
spine shorten:, the niileposleiior diameter oT thw thorax anywhere from two
to live Inches. The lungs, heart, great
vessels nnd oilier Important stniclures
In the thorax cannot live, move and
hnvo (heir proper being under such circumstances."
Wherefore the proper thing for persons who are not so young as once
Ihey were Is lo brace up, dress young
nnd feel young. Killing "hunched up"
over a Hie won't do.
Cnrlnns  Clin torn,
III PrlMlnnd, It seems, there Isn custom that the news of n birth or death
Is nnnoiuvjod verbally by a mnn who
calls at every house lu Hie village for
lhat purpose. If la' brings Ihe news of
a birlb be wears while gloves; if of a
death tbey nee black. Home days bnck
a child wiis born dead In n I'Tislan ill-
Inge, Il was necessary Hint the usual
unnoituceinenl -htmlil be mnde, but in
Whal coiori'il gloves? The harbinger
wits a man of resource. He went bis
rounds wonting one white glove and
one black one.
IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR
Frank Homos, l'ays  l.hc  I't-naUy  at Sing
She;  lor  Hun!, r nl  ('apt. TovfllKeilll.
Frank Henry Burness, one of the
most remarkable prisoners that ever
occupied the death house at Sing
Sing prison, went to his death in
the electric chair on Monday, says a
New Vork despatch, wiUi a smile on
his face. Hi" walked from his cell,
and seating himself in the chair, assisted tho nieii in adjusting tho
sirups which were lo bind him. Four
electric .shocks were given beforo he
wns pronounced dead. The crime for
which Btii'iiess was executed was tho
killing of Capt, George 13. ' Town-
send, of the Schooner Charles lluck-
ley, hist. November, but ho also hud
confessed lo having murdered no less
than four persons. . Townsend was
killed during n dispute over wages
amounting-to nbout. -}20, which llur-
ness clninieil was due hlin. After his
arrest Bunions freely admitted having killed Townsend, and voluntarily
lold of oilier murders he had done.
When convicted of the tutes-t crime
and brought up for sentence ho annum d thai, be was willing to waive
Ibe six weeks thai, the law requires
to elapse between Ihe time of sentence uud the execution. Pespile his
objections the case was cariiod'-o Ihe
couii. of appeals nnd tho'long delay
rcsuUeo. Tlie sontenco was affirmed,
however, nud Ihe week beginning at
midnight Mondny wns set for carrying ii. inlo effect.' When Informed
Hint, the end was to come at Inst
Burness expressed himself us pleased
Hint I here would be no moro delay.
"I deserve lo die," Burness lold the
prison officials who brought the news
lo bim, "and the sooner l.hey put an
end lo my troubles the better. I've
got ii ii uncontrollable temper, and if
released wonld only commit more
violent crimes. I'd kill a man for
flvo cents ns quick ns for,anything
else. It. is bettor that I should die
and il. can't come uny too soon to
soil nie." Durness was born in Butler, Pa., -1-1 years ago, and had followed the sea nearly ull his life.
Salvation Aviny Convention.
Al, Ihe Salvation Army convention
in Albert Hull, London, u. few days
ago, the Canadian contingent, under
the command of Commissioner Eva
Booth, was accorded nn oxtraordi-
nni'ily hearty reception. Qoncral
Booth announced thul. ho hud permission from the King l.o say that
his Majesty watched the Salvation
Army movement wilh great interest,
regarding ils success of importance
to the empire.
Preacott'K Wager*.
Rollo Ogden, In his fciography of William II. Prescott, the historian, tltes
many passages from the diary showing
Prcscott's habit of Dogging himself to
bis work by making wagers with his
secretaries thnt bo would complete a
given task by n certain day, the odds
always heavily against himself.
'Trescott always took this betting on
his own industry with perfect seriousness. Sometimes be would radiantly
greet bis secretary with: 'Yeu have lost!
You owe mo a dollar.' And he would
exact payment. Occasionally he would,
with woebegone countenance, produce
and pny over to the protesting secretary the $20 or $'.0 ho himself had
lost." One elaborately mude memorandum witnesses thnt a bet of $1 to $30
hnd been made "between E. B. Otis
and William II. Prescott, Esq., the latter betting $50 that be will write 100
pages of bis 'FHstory of Pern! In 100
days." The document is signed William H. Prescott and Edmund B. Otis,
but tho hitter subjoins the following:
"I promise on my honor as a gentleman not to release Mr. Trescott from
any forfeiture that may Incur, except
ln such cases ns aro provided for in
tlie contract—this contract being made
at his desire for his own accommodation only."
Submarine Well-.
Submarine wells arc found ln many
places.' The supply of drinking water
drawn upon by the population of Bahrein, on the shores of the Persian gulf,
comes from springs which hnve their
origin In the hills of Omnn, 500 miles
nwny and which rise In the salt waters
of the gulf.
A diver, winding n largo goatskin
bag round his left nrm and grnsplng
with one band lis mouth, takes In tbe
other hand n heuvy stone secured by a
strong line to bis boat. Tlunglng with
this to the bottom, ho Instantly opens
the ling over the rushing jet of fresh
water and closes It again as bo springs
up In the ascending current. The
stone Is then hnulcd up, nnd nfter ■
short breathing spneo the diver repeats
the process.
Thus a constant supply of fresh
wnter Is found In n locality as dry
and hot ns nny on earth, whero thero
arc no land springs and where no rain
falls.—London Standard.
A ..'orurlvlna i'hlnnman.
Tho following remarkable story appears In Mr. Wldghiim's "Manehurln
and Korea:"  "A Cossack In n tit of
drunkenness hud shot n Chliinmnn, nnd
It wns necessary to bring several of
Iho men to the bedside of tho dying
victim for purpose of Identification of
Iho culprit. The chinaman, however,
Wfiised absolutely to single out the
Utility man, saying, 'Why should he bo
killed, since I must die In any case?'
Then they explained to hlin that the
man would only be severely punished,
to which the Chlnninnn responded that
since he forgave the culprit thero was
no reason why be should suffer. Then
the theory of the punishment was adduced as nu argument—the Cossack
must be punished In order Hint he
might not repent thu offense. 'But,'
snld the Chlnaiiiun, 'he will never do It
nguin when he kTtows that 1 forgive
hlin,' and there tho matter ended."
A   IIIiinIi   Selenlllleiill,    ll'-li ii.-.l.
Not long since we were nsked to give
a scientific definition of tho word
"blush." Wo hnvo inndo An effort,
from nn anatomical and physiological
point of view, to give the definition.
A blush ls n temporary orj'theina nnd
calorific o-ftiigonco of tho physiognomy,
netologl-ed by one pcreeptlveucss of
Iho sensorltim when lu n predicament
of uneqiiillbiillly from a ueiise of
ebnmo, anger or other cause, ventilating In n paresis of the vasomotor filaments ef the facial capillaries, whereby,
being divested of their elasticity, they
ore suffused wltb n radiance effeinhiat-
Ing from an Intimidated prnccordla.
TBE POSTMASTER
GROWS EMPHATIC
Believes Dodd's Kidney Pills the
Right Medicine for Kidney
i Trouble.
T. H. Belyea., Postmaster of Lower Windsor, N.H., Kndorses an Opinion l'opu-
lar ln all parts of Canada.
Lower Windsor, Carlton Co., N.B.,
July 4.—(Special)—T. H. Belyea,
postmaster here, bos come out with
an emphatic statement that is heartily endorsed'by tho great majority of
people of this district.
"I believe," says ths postmaster,
"that Dodd's Kidney Pills aro the
right medicine for Kidney Trouble,
and will do all that is claimed for
them,
"I had been bothered with Kidney Trouble for years and tried several kinds of plasters and other
modlclnos, but did not get much lasting boneflt. Then I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills, and would say thoy seem
to have made a complete curo, as I
feel as well as ever I did."
There art numerous peoplo propar-
ed to make statements like that of
Postmaster Belyea, but tho case of
Kidney Diseaso that Dodd's Kidney
Pills will not curo has yet to be reported,
Canada's centre of population is
near Ottawa.
William llcilinnnii's Answer.
William Redmond; JI. P., once arose
to speak In the house of commons, nc-
i cording  to   the  Boston  Record,  and
there came a question, hurled at bim
from the Itlgbt side of the bouse:
"Will you vote for this bill if It
comes up?"
Mr. Redmond looked from one side
of the house to the other and slowly
nnswered:
"I will"—
Immediately the right side of the
house burst into a storm of applause.
But Mr. Redmond continued, as soon
ns he could bo beard:
—"not"—
Then the storm came from the left
side, and as soon ns it subsided for a
moment be completed what he started:
—"answer tbat question."
And perfect silence reigned on both
sides.
Canada has 95 per cent, of British
subjects, viz., 5,077,008.
Canada has only 5 per cent, of foreign  boru population, viz:., 298,017.
Canada's population  west of Lake
Superior was, 50 years ngo, 8,0(10
Canada's population  west of Lake
Superior is, to-day,  000,000.
THK MOST 1'OPIII.AK l'lLI,.—Tlio pill
is tho most popular of all form-of iiii'ili-
t-iiie, mul of pills the most popular aro
I'iii-iiu'Ioo'h Vegetable l'ills, lieciiu.se they
do whut it is asserted thoy run Uo, unil
nro not put forward on any fictitious
i-ltiiiiis to excellence. They iu-p compact
and portable, thoy are easily taken, they
do not iiuu.senta or gripe, ami they givo
relief  in   the  most stubborn  i-hhoh.
Ontario has 1511,000 of French descent.
The maritime provinces have nearly 150,000 of Fi oh descent.
its rowioit   iiiKiws   wiTir   AfiE.—
How mnny medicines loudly blazoned as
panaceas for nil human ills havo coine
and gone shire llr. Thomas* lilcle-trio
Oil was lirst put upon tho market? Vol
it. remains, doing mom good to humanity than muny a preparation moro highly vaunted und extending Its virtues
wider and wider and in a larger clrolo
every year. It is the medicine of the
masses.
Twenty-nine different countries
nnd nationalities were represented in
tlie Northwest bind allotment ol
1003.
Minari's Liniment Cm Garget ii Cows.
Cnnndn has 45,01)0 (luliciiins and
Bukowinidns from Austria; of these
10,141 came in during 1908.':
The superiority of Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator is shown hy its
good elTeetH on the children. Purchase n
liollle and give it  a  trial.
The Doukhobor migration of fi.noo
from southern Russia in 1800 wns
the greatest modern exodus of a
whole people,
Miiiard's Liniment Cores Colds, flc.
Rngll.h Woman's Voices T«o Crun*.
"Women's voices nro no longer
low and sweet. Whether in trains,
omnibuses, clubs, hotels, or theatres
women talk loudly and shrilly. They
can bo heard at the other end ol
the room, and domestic concerns ol
a purely personal nature ure, in
spite of one's efforts, being constantly overheard.
"The tones, too, ol the voices are
certainly deeper and gruller.
"I have sometimes been startled
to lind that a speaker was a woman, so masculine and loud rang
the timbre of her voice,
"When it is added to this that
women wear swishing silk skirts und
carry jingling biingli-s and chains
and chatelaines, it will easily be surmised that a company ol ladies is
no longer soothing."
And this is written, not hy a male
misogynist, but by Lady Violet,
Urevilla in the stall columns ol tho
Weekly Crnphic.
The Cat's Eye.
The cat's eye stone, now prized ns nn
ornnment, is a very different thing
from the ancient cat's eye, or eyestono
of India, nn agate cut so as to show the
so called eye or eyes. It Is supposed
by some that this latter was used us
money In some parts of India four centuries ngo, and specimens found today
have an Interest to iiumisinntics.
lie who hns henlth has hope, nnd he
Who bus hope bus everything.—Ara-
hlflii Proverb.	
A r-osstlillltT.
lie—If you don't Intend to break
your engagement will] mo why do you j
allow young lllchmnnn to make you
such valuable presents? She—My father advised me lo accept them. Hello did! Why? She-He said that If I
married you they might como In handy.
Jeffrey's Tattered Books.
The famous reviewer Jeffrey treated
with disdain the bookbinder's delicate
art. Books were merely meant to he
rend, he contended, and he was quite
satisfied so long as tho words were
visible. Lord Cockburn laments the
fact thnt Jeffrey's library was, "for a
lover of books and for one who bnd
picked up a few, most wretched and
so 111 cared for that the want even of
n few volumes never disturbed blm."
Carlyle in bis "Reminiscences" describes the study of his brilliant countryman ns "n roomy, not ovcrneat
apartment on tho ground floor, with n
big bnlze covered table loaded wltb
book rows and paper bundles. On one
or perhaps two of the tables were bookshelves, likewise well tilled, but with
books In tiittery, 111 bound or unbound
condition."
If livws Co Wrong
set them right—it's simply and
easily done. Without pain,
•without trouble, without nauseating, in fact it's only in the
beneficial effects tbat you notice
you have taken
Beechams
Canada received in 1008, 41702
from Great Britain and 49,473 from
the United States.
Canada's population is 73per'ccnt.
rural and 20 per cent, urban.
Canada   hns   01   centres  of 5,00%.
population nnd over.
Sixty per cent, of the immigration
of 1903 wns agricultural in: its character.
BABY ECZEMA AND
SKIN DISEASES
Whioh Torture Children are Soon   Entirely Cured
by the Use of
Dr. Chase's Ointment.
Especially during tho teething period, children aro subject to eczema,
scald head and various forms of skin
diseaso, which causo tho keenest suffering to themselves, as well as anxiety to their paronts.
There Is no treatment so successful
as Dr. Chase's Ointment, and as eczema always tends to become
chronic and last for years, prompt
cure ls ot the utmost importance.
Mr. C. Wiley, who Is employed as
coopor by tho Kennedy * Davis Milling Company, Lindsay, Ont., states:
eczema on my littlo girl somo few
"I   used   Dr.    Chaso's Ointment for
fears ago, and soon brought about a
borough and permanent curo. She
had suffered for considerable time,
and though wo tried a groat many
remedies. Dr. Chaso's Ointment wns
the only preparation to provo ol-
foctlvo. I cannot speak too highly
of Dr. Chaso's Ointment, as It certainly effected a prompt and permanent cure.
Mr. Wm. Klrknoss, farmer, Mt,
Forest, Ont., states: "I find that
Dr. Chaso's Ointment ls ths best
thing I ever used for chafing, itching
skin and burns and sores ot all kinds..
It heals them up very quickly, and'
I believe that there Is no better
ointment to bo Obtained than Dr.
Chase's. Wo havo found It Invaluable
and always keep It ln ths house.
Any mother who one* becomes acquainted with the morits of Dr«
Chaso's Ointment would not think ot
being without lt ln the house. Where
thero is a baby or small children It
is of daily value as a moans of curing skin Irritations and eruptions,
chafing and all sorts of burns and
sores.
Dr. Chase's Ointmont, 80 cents a
box, at all dealers, or Edmonson,
Dates & Company, Toronto. To protect you against imitations, the portrait ond signature of Dr. A, W<
Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box.
Pills
Sold everywhere In Canada aad  U.S.
America In boxes, 28 cents.
COMING AND GOING.
lord Fucnsh. had with case obt.-i'n-d
Miss O-torbilt's eminent.
And so next day, although lt rained,
To sue her pa he went.
The peer, with reveries (if "dough"
And the impending bliss
He'd have ln spending 11, you know,
this,
like
steps
th*
UP
Went
Her pa received his lordship's news
With milliner sternly erlni;
American men—thus run his views-
Were fined cneugb fur blm.
-Lord Fueash ventured on a sneer.
Papa, wilh ne'er a miss,
His brogans planted, and the peer
Cam.
th*
Ilk*
—Pittsburg; Post
Thoro ure 10,000 of   French descent
in thu Canadian west.
Cnnndn.   received     128,864    immigrants in 190!!.
Canada has  received  214,892  Immigrants in Ihe last three years.
Two-thirds   of   ibe   Immigrants   of
1908 speak F.ngli.sh.
Cnnndn paid $5.02 per head- to
bring in, care for nnd locate tho
1908 Immigrants,
Knch Immigrant is estimated to be
worth Sl.OIKI to Cnnndn.
Xeurly all infants ure more or less
subject to diarrhoea and such complaints
while teething, and as lliis period of
thoir lives is the most critical, mothers
should not be without n bottlo of llr.
■I. I.'. EUHogg's liys'-iitory Cordial. This
ini-'ilii-bio is a Bpeciflc fnr Mich i-onipbiints
and is highly spoken nf by those Mho
have used It. 'Iho proprietors claim it
Mill euro any caso of cholera or summer
complaint.
Cnnndn, is now receiving 1,000 im-
migrants a dny.
The 121!,000 Americans who came
(o the west, during the past, ,r> war;;
represented 20,000 heads of families.
It, is only necessary to read tho tesll-
iii.minis lo be coaviucoil Unit llidlowny's
linn Cure is inieipialbil for llie removal
• if corns, wuris. etc. It is a compteto extinguisher.
Cron-iled  Oat.
The thousands of people who
write to me, saying that
Shiloh's
Consumption
Cure TSnicLuns
cured them of chronic coughs,
cannot all be mistaken. There
must be some truth in It.
Try a bonis lor that cough ol .our..
Prices: 8. C. Wells A Co. 110
75c. SOc. II.  LsKor. N.Y„Toronto.Csa.
"Ain't de announcement of our en-
gngement In It yet, .Tames?"
"N'nw! Guess nil (lis war news has
crowded lt out!"—San l'mnelsco Examiner. 	
Queen Alumuili'ii'n I nTuinr.
lt is announced that rose water is
now the fashlouublu perfume. Tbo
(.noon, however, ropinins constant to
one pcifume, wliich is tbo secret ol u
1'arisjun perfumer. it is railed
••coucr dc jeotlntU'." und costs ubout
six guineas a pint, which is not expensive us fnshionublc perlumOS go
"t, is taken us u signal favor when
tho t'ueen presenls a box of this
perfume, ns the brand is most pur-
liiulaiiy reserved for herself to prevent It from becoming vulgarized.
The Cznrlna at present favors a spo-
clal brew o' Parma violets. Sho, unlike Queen Alexnndrii, often changes
lu-r perfumes, favoring among others
Jonquil ond jessnminn extracts, Tho
German Empress prefers new-mown
liny, while the t.unen of Hollnnd dislikes scents with tho exception ol
euu de cologne.	
Turkish women est rose leaves with
butter to Bccuru plumpness.
Advanced  Tlmnttht.
Employer—Itenieuiber, yonng man, a
boy's best friend is bis mother.
Office Hoy—Not In do baseball season. Me fer gniu'mudilers dcu.—Cleveland Leader.
Tho American settlers brought into this country in cush nnd Bottlers
effects $48,000,000—an average ol
$.'t..n per head.
Of iho 128,000 Americans in Cun-
ndn, 00,000 came in ]90.'I.
Wash irrcnsy dishes, pols or puns wilh
Levers Dry Snap (a powder). it ujp
remove the grease wilh tho groatml
ease. .„.
St. Marlins, (.ue.,  May 10,   1805.
C. C, Itlt'lIAItns & CO,
Gentlemen, — East November my
child stuck a nail In his knee, causing Inflammation so severe tha*. 1
wns advised to tnke him to Montreal und have the limb amputated
to  save llis life.
A nolghbor advised us to try MIN-
AUIi'S LINIMENT, which wo did,
uud within throe dnys m.v chilil wns
nil right, end I f.-e] so grateful thai
I semi you this testimonial, that my
exporlcnco mny be of benefit to
others.
LOUIS  (lACNIICIt.
A Blodern Anllqne.
A story which Mr. Davenport told of
Pistrucel hns Ils point for collectors
PlstruccI wns nn Italian and chief engraver nt the mint. It Is, by the way,
to him that England Is Indebted for the
fine group of St. George nnd Ihe dragon on the reverse of the sovereign. He
Insisted that modern work in cameo
could be quite as fine as ancient work.
A "potboiler" head of flora which be
engraved nud sold to n dealer for £5
was afterward sold as nu antique to
Richard   Payne   Knight   for   £."i00.
Knight cook the cameo In triumph to
PlstTUCCl. "Where can yon get modern
work llko Unit." he asked. PlstTUCCl
smiled mul claimed the antique for bis
own. Knight would not believe him.
"Examine the roses," snld the artist,
"nud you vlll see thnt they nre modern
flowers." The point wns admitted by
others, but never by Knight, who be
quenthed the gem und the rest of his
collection to the nation, Mr. Duveti-
port said licit but for the roses un expert would undoubtedly pronounce Pis-
trucei's  cameo  a   line  nntlquo.
Anronir llie  Lnillr-N.
"Ills wife must be the worst house
keeper In the world,"
"Why so?"
"Why, her husband staled publlclj
thnt there wasn't u dny lu lb" yen:
when he wasn't perfectly comfortable
nt home."
The Doukhobors have 820,000 acres
of free grjrut bind. They bought
$00,000 u-orfh  Inst yonr,
Canada iins 7,000 letter Day
Suinls, or MoruioiiH, G.OIHJ of whom
are in Albei'itn.
D-stnei- Cannot Be Cured
S7 locsl sppllcftlDns as they cannot reach Ib*
-Isea-.- portion of the ear. There Is only on.
way to cure deafness, and that Is hy nin-lllu-
tlonal remedies. Deafness Is caused by an la-
flamed condition of the mucous lining of tb*
Eustachian Tube. When this tubs Is Inflames
you have a rumbling sound or Imperfoct hearing, and when lt Is entirely closed, Desfness is
the result, and unless ths Inflammation can be
taken out and this tube restored to Its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed forever:
nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh,
which Is nothing but an Inflamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
Ws will give One Hundred Dollars for any
ease of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Curs. Send fer
circulars, free.
F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, a
Sold by sll druggists, ^jc.
Hall's Family Pills are ths best.
Quebec province is tho homo of
1,822,115 of French descent.
TIII.Y Alt!. CAll-IKULI.Y rnEPAK-
I'.Il.—l'ills which dissipate themselves In
Ihe slmiiiu-h iiimiot be expected to have
much  offect  upon   the Intestines,  and  to
m"('(' 0  rosllvcnoMs    thu    nieilicino    ad-
iiUiilstorcd must, Influonce Iho nt-tion ol
these canals, rut-in.i,.,.'s Vegetable l'ills
are sn minlf, under tlio supervision of
experts, llmt tbo stihstum-u n. tliem in-
icmicii io operate mi the, Intesllues are
retarded tu action until thev nnsa
through the stomach lo tho bowels.
The   Doukhobors   curned     in   1908
■?! in,(mo in railroad work.
Minarfl's Liniment Cores DiphifterJa.
The Northwest lnnd companies nnd
railways sold, in 1908, 4,000,000
acres of lnnd for over $14,000,000.
The C. I'. R, has sold over 5,000,-
000 acres of ils land grunt of SS-
000,000 acros.
Canada 1ms given r,7,000,000 acres
of bind to railway companies in tho
Northwest—on area as Inrgo   as As-
siniboin.
Canada's   Immigration    for    1903
tvns nearly double that of 1902.
Minard'. Liniment Cnres Distemper.
Canada's population west of ijiko
Superior is 7." per cent. Dritlsh und
Canadian born; 2*i per cent, foreign
bom.
In   1001.    121..r,l     Ontario   born
dwellers had moved west.
One out. of every .ii enrolled in (he
census is of French descent —049.871
out. of .*i,87l ,87.ri nre of 'French descent.
" Pure soap I" You've heard
the words. In Sunlight
Soap you have the fact.
Sunlight
Soap
REDUCES
EXPEN4E
Ask f*r the Of Isgon Bar.
Liver Pills
That's what you need; something to cure your biliousness,
and regulate your bowels. You
need Ayer's Pills. Vegetable;
gently laxative. jg&g«gj
[Want your moustache or beard!
a lir.-intii'irl brown or rich block? Use!
BUCKINGHAM'S DYE
nm r— . a. -. iuu. _ eo. sumu. * h. 1
2,0(10 nddltionnl Mormons will
imive from TU t ii li lo A1 ber In this
year.
Canada  bus   2o,ooo Monnonflos in
Ihe west,
Canadn bus 20,000 Hungarians,
Cnnndn bus 20,1100  Chinese
Canada colled ed $500,000 in 1008
as fees from 5,34!. Chinese.
'♦As*    N     1st
lo    4BB
A TIMU SAVER POR COMWSITORS.
THE ROUSE JOB STICK
Instantly and
accurately lock
to nonpareil or
pica measure.
Note the brace
on side, till
6x2 in. $2.00.
8x2 in. 2.25.
10x2 in. 2.50.
12x2 in. 2.75.
Nickel Plated
.25 cents extra.
For sale by TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY CO., Limited, WINNIPEG, CANAB1
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AA- Mt. Pleasant  Advocate.
(Eastabllahed April 8,1889.)
lias. R» Whitney, Publisher
'Orrncs: 26 20 Westminster avenue.
'Esotisn OfmcK—SO Fleet Btreet,
London, E. O., England Where a
file of "The Advocate" is kept for
'visitors.
Tel. B1405.
*_ub_cription $1 m year   payable   in
Advance.
Boontsa Oopy.
"Notices ot Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published free of charge.
B*gr For all City Advertizing, also South Vancouver Municipal advertizing
consult   The   Advocate.
Vancouver, B. C, Sept., 10, 1904.
'" One has but to announce iu auy
' circle an ambition to live to reach the
.' hundred-year limit to receive discouraging proof of how little joy iu living
■ the general' y of persons take. Iu fact
1 leading metropolitan journals came out
flatly with the statement that it is des-
- creditable to cherish  a desire  for  a
hundred years of life—a curious dictum,
i.udccdl The general Indifference to
I length of days is puzzling iu this ago of
1 the world, when knowledge of hygiene
lis sufficiently developed for ull but the
- small minority of the hopelessly afflicted to attain soundness of body aud
regain it long post the age when most
persons now settle down to a sort of
.vegetable existence, waitiug for the
eud.
" The fountain of youth has been dis-
. covered in hygiene and physical culture.
.The most dreaded -courages that uffliet
J humanity—tuberculosis,  diphtheria,
- small-pox—are all filth diBeuses consequent upon shutting out air  and sun-
. light, and the lack of personal and
, environment cleanliness. Over-iudul-
( gence in spirituous liquors, tobacco, tea
.and coffee,  over-feediug,  especially in
the matter of animal flesh, and misfeed-
irr***—all preventable—arc the causes
, that make thriving times for undertakers
. and cemetoiy companies, and that bring
, on premature old age.
.•"_ 80 far from discouraging persons to
, entertain an ambition for length of years.
i it is the plain duty of ethical lenders to
, sj-couroge it, for few teachings would
1 tend as  much   to  develop  self-denial
1 self .reverence, thrift aud  other of tbe
- basic virtur_s How much harm the
.doctrine that man is born to a fow days
. and fnll of tronble has wrought cau
1 never be calculated, nud it is full time
, that such paralyzing sentiment should
; be abandoned in favor of one that shall
, spur man on to make the most as well
,.ns the best of his opportunity to live,
, develop and serve in this world.   For,
, aj»ft, from the Joy the individual cau
,.secure to himself ont of n well-ordered
r active long life, there will be the so
, much longer opportunity to help others
riess intelligent, less ethically developed,
, fS.lesser material posscssious, to a share
, of the pleasures and achievements of
l#te- "
News  Items of Interest.
Private Sauiuol J. Perry, the wiuner
of the King's Prize at Bisley, will arrive
in Vancouver ou Thnrsday,  Sept.  15th.
The visit of the Earl and Countess of
Minto during this week wns the occasion
of maHy citizens showing their re-
Bpect to His Majesty's representative at
the reception held Wednesday afternoon
at the Hotel Vaucouver.
At the meeting of the Health Com-
mottee on Wednesday, Dr. Underbill,
Medical Henlth Ofncer-J reported that
ho bad visited the new High School
building nnd fonud a very pretty dell
there, through which n stream passed.
This spot would, undoubtedly, bo frequented by the children, nud tbe water
should lie kept pure. 1} was, however,
contaminated by some piggeries outside
tbe city, aud he would suggest that a
septic tank be built to treat the sewage
matter before it entered the stream.
He suggested that the Committee communicate with the Medical Health
Officer of South Vaueouvej, uud, as he
was their own Chairman, uo doubt some
notion wonld be taken. (Laughter) it
wus decided that the South Vaucouver
Council should be requested to take
actiou in the matter.
Obituary.
Tbo funeral of Walter Harold, the
four-months-old son of Mr aud Mrs.
William Brown of 1840 Columbia street,
took place Monday, Sept. nth at 111
o'clock 11. ui., from Messrs. Armstrong*
Edwardes Undertaking Pnrlors, the
Rev. E. Robsou officiating. The mauy
floral tributes placed ou the ensket
showed tbe deep sympathy felt for the
parents iu their bereavement. Amoug
those sending floral tributes were:
Grandma Fowler, Mrs. Buyers, Mrs. F,
W. Seutell, Mr. and Mrs. R. Myles,
Mr. nud Mrs. C. Os Hidd, Mr. nud Mrs.
West, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McLean,
Mr. nud Mrs. B. Bailey, Mr. and Mrs
B. Smith.
■At the meeting of the City Couucil on
-Monday night it was decided to give
. any City advertizing required by law to
;be published in two papers to tho daily
.papers.at their reduced rates. This
.does not effect the contract with "The
Advocate," as all City advertizing will
(bo published as heretofore this year in
,.he "Mt Pleasant Advocate"
The fuueitil of Mr. Chester Wood
who died ou Friday evening last, took
place ou Monday nfternoon from the
family residouce on Eighth avenne, Rev.
A, E. Hethenugtou ofneintiug. The
deceased waR 27 years of nge aud wus
well-known on Mt. Pleasant. A father
nnd two sisters are left to mourn liis
loss. Much sympathy is felt for the
bereoved family it being only four
months siuee the mother died. Tlie
floral tributes were ns follows: Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Kemp, spray; Mr. aud Mrs.
W.'Dutbie, wreath; Mr. nud Mrs. J. P.
Nightingale, spray; Mr. aud Mrs. Mc-
Cubbin, spray; Mr. aud Mrs. A. William, wreath; Mr. and Mrs. D. McMillan, wreath; Mr. and Mis. C.
Ternau, spray; Mjs. H. Green, wreath;
Rev. Dr. RobiusonJflowers; Mrs. Lamb,
flowers; Mrs, Ludlow, flowers; Mr. J
Brown, spray; Mr. H. Homewond,
wreaths; Mr. aud Mrs. Keating, spray
Mrs. W. H. Audersou, spray; Mis, 0.
H. Brown, spray; Mrs. R. McRae
flowers; Mt. Pleasant Boys, wreath-;
His Companion., wreath ; Mt, Pleasant
Boys, spray; Caundinn Order of Chosen
Frieuds, wreath; Mt. Pleasaut Methodist Church Sunday School, wreath,
Tbe funeral of the year-old sou of Mr.
S. T. Wallace, Grocer, occurred ou
Thursday afternoon from the family
residence, 118. Keefer street, Rov. Dr
Wright officiating. The little boy was
just oue yeur old, aud ill ouly a short
time. Mr. and Mrs. Wallncc have the
sympathy of a number of friends ou Mt.
Pleasant where they formerly resided.
Margaret, the two-year-old daughter
of Mr. aud Mrs McConvey of Prince
Edward street, died ou Friday morning
after a short illness
-lYoung Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
•Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
,meet at 15_niinu.es to 7,  every Sunday
.evening in  Advent Christian Church,
(i_orner Ninth ave. and Westminster Rd.
• MONDAY.
-Epworth   League of   Mt,    Pleasant
jgjtejihodist Church meets at « p, m.
j.B. Y.P.U.,.,meets iu  Mt. Pleasant
^Baptist Chnroh at 8 p. 111.
TUESDAY.
vThe Y.P. S. C. E., meets at 8 p, m
jjw-litt.Ploa_asant Presbyterian Church
^Telephone Numbers of Local flini-
.slers and  Doctors.
.BI799-Rcv. G. II. Wilson, (Anglican).
■Hf&riSWt.Q-Jl. WII-aM. (I'rwbytmiaii)
..BIM.—Iter A. E. Hethei Inglnn
.7110—Dr. It. Liiwrcm-c HOO-
jlli A K_--T)r, Hrj-.lomi.'Hck.
.7SPr,_j'r,C0)'.
( . .-In..ilis;)
Or. K. Allen.
Mrs. Jones who was taken from 575
Ninth avenue. Fairview. to the Hospital a few days ago passed away on
Monday night, Sept. Sth. Deceased
wns a former resident of Nnuaiuio. The
funeral took place 011 Wednesday from
Messrs. Armstrong & Edwards' Parlors
Furniture
Cheapest House In tho City.
Bedroom Suites,   II  pieces $20.60
Carpet Si__..rea,  8x3 $8 85
Onrpet Squares, 4x8 $11.90
Bed  Lonugos from $12.50
All kinds of Fnruitnre kept in stock.
Easy time Payments arranged.
W. J. WATERS, Manager.
Grocery Dent.
DO YOU WISH TO REDUCE YOUR
GROCERY BILL 10%? If so, let ub
have your trade. OUR STOCK is
always fresh and we sell at the
VERY LOWEST PRICES FOR CASH.
Mail Orders promptly filled.
ORDER YOUR PEACHES NOW—
$1.00 por crate.
S.T. Wallace
Westminster avenue & Harris street.
Telephone 1206
Mail Orders Promptly Filled.
O.NB op the most effective of coat costumes is entirely in coarse opouwork
cnnibric embroidery Tlio coat is s
double breasted one with, long fulled
cavalier skirts that bnng to tho knees.
Both skirt nud coat nre bound with
green taffeta nud open up the side of the
front with 0 baud of green silk and a
row of closely set black satin bnttous, a
second row of buttons and pipings giving the double-breasted effect to the
bodice part of the coat. Tho turned-
down collar that rolls opeu widely is
faced with with bluck satin. Its sleeve
immensely wide aud opens to the
elbow _t the imck with pipiugs, buttons
and n ruffle of Valenciennes, a turned-
up cuff of blnck sntiu finisbiug the wide
wrist. The aceonipauy bnt is ou Aum
■/.on iu greon crin, very dnrk, with a
siugle long-shaded plume in green, its
stem alone attached to the hat with
paste brooch.
An Emkkess Eugenie Gowu looks
like nu old-fashioned plate. It is iu
white dotted lnnsliu with many medallions of black luce iu graded sizes The
flounces are all scalloped uud deeply
buttonhole stitched iu black silk,  nud
polished, pear-shaped beads iu nmornu
thiue wood, festoons of the name conflu
ing the swathiugs of amethyst
mou.seline, which formed the round-
necked, elbow-sleeve bodice. A fringe
of amber beads was used ou the angel
Bleevcs and the pointed overskirt of a
gold-colored mousseliuo evening frock
and a necklace of amber and gold com
pleted the sunny harmony. Big
cabnehou topazes are used effectively on
a loose Spanish sacque of orange taffeta
to be worn over summer frocks as a light
wrap. The sacque is trimmed with
transparent iusettings of white cambric
embroidery and with a puffiug of silk
about the neck and on tho sleeves, this
puffing wheeling into motifs on bust,
back and elbows, topaz cabnehou the
centre of each wheel.
Venetian glass beads iu a b1 ur of
and gold aro nsedjas an edge to a hat
that is covered smoothly with mustard,
colored taffeta. About its high crown
there is a roll of tulle iu two shades of
yellow, a mustard nud a copper yellow
a string of beads seeming to entwine
the uinss. At the frout a big bead
buckle supports a clump of shaded
plumes, oue of which deepens to n dark
copper brown. The feulhers are iu
irregular length and spread in nil directions in Mario Antoinette fashion.
Plumes nre very much iu favor and hats
are extravagantly trimmed with them,
while for evening wonr a thick paradise
tail is fastened ihto the coiffure by
means of the head of tlio bird, whose
beuk tips downward towards tho front
iu the side part of the pompadour in a
very piquant fashion.
Rion Desert Rkcipics.—Rice Fruit
Puddiug mny be mndo of oithor peaches
or apples. Pure and hnlf the peaches,
or quarter the apples', and remove tbe
cores. Pluce in the bottom of a baking
and  sweeten  with sugar.   Over
dish,
the top spread a thick layer of creamed
rice, or rice thut bus been cooked slowly iu milk, until it is very soft nnd
tender.   Sweeten uud spico.
Rice with a Garnish of Peaches.—
Press cold cooked rice into a mold and
set iu the refrigerator to harden aud
become very cold. At serving time turn
out ou a pretty dish, nud place arouud
Jt peaches that have beeu skinned,
halved and then chilled, nnd fill the
hollows whero the stones have been re
moved with whipped croam, to which
hns been added chopped pistachio nnts,
or almonds. A ring of whipped cream
may be placed around tho edge of the
dish, without covering the peaches,
Serve with whipped cream, or with n
peach sauce.
Argyle House
The Big Bnrgnin Dry Goods Storo of B. C.   We nlways have a bigger list of
Bargains than nny other store in the City at
HALF PRICE
Children's Coats.
Children's White  Bearskin,  Sergo
and Jersey Flannel Coats:
Worth $2.00 for $1.50
Worth $2.50 for $2.00
Worth $8.25 for *2.50
Children's Dresses.
Children's Navy Serge Dresses ind
Tn'quei
Worth $1.00 for    75C
Worth $1.25 for $1.00
Worth $1 75 for  $1.25
Worth $2.00 for $1.50
Worth $2.75 for  $2.00
Ladies' Undervests and Drawers.
These were, bought extremely cheap nud nnyone buying them can depend ou
getting a  hurgaiu.
Worth 40c for 25s.
Worth 50e for S5c.
Wor5h 60c for 4oc
Worth 90c for 80c.
Worth $1.25 for $00
Worth $1.00 for 76c
Several enses of Manufacturers' Samples of Dry Goods bought at n Big Discount.
You will sine fully 25 per cent by buyiug these.
One Doz. Piece* of Tape, worth 10c,  hai.p PRICE 5c
2 Cards of Safety Pins for 5c.
mlm HORNER. 4°° WestminsterAve.
%*p  nuriMWmK.rm, Opposite Carnegie Library.
.BWIW-'TV Advocate."
.Ml. Pleasant
limn Store.
'   Mulls leave Mt. I'li-.e-inii Posto-lre at 11 it.i
jtijdS p.m.
*8E3_T Subscribers who fail to
:£et"The Advocate" on Saturday .morning please notify
£his office.    Telephone B1405
A   RACE FOR  LIFE.
Spurring hii jadrd horse to renewed
efforts when the animal should be refreshed
with proper food and rest is about ns sensible an prescribing nerve tonic.-, alcoholic
compounds, coca mixtures and cocktails
which only spur on the already weakened
nervous system. Neither doe. it do to put
the nerves to sleep with u.icotics. When
you feel worn-out, broken down, jaded, and
feel Ihe effects of brain tire as well us nerve
weakness, sleeplessness and fatigue, take
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, a
. tonic which will do you lasling good, build
you up, increase your appt-iitc and strength
nud improve the condition of the blood.
When the blood is Impoverished the nerves
feel the effect. Nervousness In nine cases
out of ten is Ibe "cry of the starved nerves
for food." Feed llie nerves on rich blood
and all nervous manifestations will cease.
a It lins been seven months since using Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, nnd 1 only
used three lioltlesof tlie medicine ivhen it made
me feel like s new man." writes S. A. Miller,
Ksq. (csreofMr. Amos Hyre. R. D. ml. Dayton,
Ohio. "I bad doctored with two local physicians without 1.1 in Iii I felt nil worn out. snd
hnd au awful misery tn my back for tiro yenrs
hat noticed s chnnge for the licttd when I
beftan using your 'Hidden Medical Discovery.'*
To gain knowledge of your own body-
in sickness and health—send for the People's Common Sense Medical Adviser. A
book of 1008 pages. Rend 31 cents in
stumps for paper-covered, or, 50 stumps
for clotli bound copy. Address Dr. R, V.
JPierce, 6fij Main Street, Bufl'alo, K. Y,
festoons of black silk button-hole stitching trim the flounces above the laco
medallions. A shaded mustard sash
takes away the effect of half moiuuing,
about the waist the ribbou is pale
uinsturd color, but ou its ends the toue
deepens to polished, theu dark brownish
copper iu tho effect so highly iu vogue.
The Van Dyke Blouse is oue that
certain Parisiuuucs ure wearing with
infinite chic. Picture it just as the
name suggests, of finest linen lawn, unfilled, loose, buggy, i.t the bait, its neck
11 bit negligeo with its tnrued-ilown
collar of lace piihils, or its tiny frill that
stuuds up, its loose bishop sleeve
gal herod into a frill or u luce raffle
Sometimes at neck anil wrist appear *a
tiny black ribbon, the oniis tipp-.d with
a bond or u bored cabnehou gem.
Kimona I.LOURE.—Equally without
form is the kimona blouse of guipure or
or openwork cambric embroidery, and
though the nrmhole is down lo the
elbow uud the sleeve shapeless, yet tho
triguoss (if the corseted waist nud the
perfect fit of the lingerie mnke both of
these blouses look ship-shape An imbued blouse of bluck dotted muslin with
black luce designs is worn over a block
liueu gauze chemise, whoso shoulder
end bust trimmings consist of black bice
aud black taffeta ribboi, this allowing
of n very transparent effect without.
snggostiug the whiteness of too conspicuous lingerie.
Beads.—Another craze is that for
bead; Not only may yonr neck bo
strung, but they may bo nsed with' excellent chic ns edgings, hat brims, or
us a bull fringe on the flounces of a
veiling or inoiisseliue gown. A very
bountiful nmethyst veiling skirt had a
double tunic, with hems fringed witb
Mr.   PLEASANT  CHURCHES.
Baptist.
Seventh avenue, between Westminster ave
nue and Quebec street. SERVICES nt 11 a, m.
unil 7:1111 p.m.; Sunday School nt '.>::I0 p.m
Rev. A. W. McLeod, Pastor, liestdenee ISP
Si.xlli avenue,east.
MuniODIST.
Homer Of Xlnl nud Westminster avenues.
("KIlVlfES nl 11 11. 111.. and 7 p. in.', Sunday
Sebo',1 Dint llihlo Class _::«) p.m. Kev. A. h
Hetlioriiigion. Il, A., II. D., Pastor.
I'Hisouage 1.11 Eleventh avenue, west. Telephone Hl-_l(i.
PllI.SBVt'KUIAN.
Jilliutlon of Westminster avemie ami West
minster road.    siinvicKH at 11 u. m., nml
7::i() p. 111.; Sunday School at-: Ml p.m.  Rev
Hon. A. Wiis II. A., I'lislnr.  Manse corner of
bight- avenuo mul Ontario streot.   Tel. 1060.
ST
I'nlllel-W
ll-eei.   HKKVICltt.
I"lvi: 11 Ion Island
1 (Hi iifierinoinliig prayer, 2il mid lth Sundays m sn. m.   Sunday  Hclioo! nt _::|0 p,
Itev. 0. II. Wilson, Rector.
Iti'ctory :i7_ Thirteenth avenue, east.
phono H17IKI.
Michael s, (Anglican),
tiiilnsii-i road nud Prince Edward
I tl 11. tn., mul 7:80 [1
:td Sundays In each
Tele
Adventistk.
Adveut christian Church (not 7th day Ad.
veiillsls) corner Ninth avenue and Westmln
slor road. Services II 11. m„ nnd".:_0 p. m.,
Sunday School al lOn.m. Young peoples'
Bouletyol Loyal[Workersof Chrlaltnn Endea.
vnr meets every Sunday evening at II: 15 o'clock,
I'rayor.m.otlng Wednesday nights at .o'clock.
Advertising ln the education of the
purchaser of the merits of different
that which adds to his comfort and am-
consumer. It informs the prospective
goods and brings him into touch with
pllfles his happiness.
Tint Advocate is the best advertising
medium where it circulates. Tel. BI405
See When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY.
The 2d and 4th Mondays of the month
Court Vaucouver, I. O. F., meets at
3 p ni.
TUESDAY.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. IH,  I.O.Q.F.
meets at 8 p. m.
THURSDAY.
Vancouver Council  No. 211a,  Canadian Order of Chosen Friends meets
the 2d and 4th Thursdays of the mouth.
FRIDAY.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of the
Maccabees holds its regular meetings ou
the 1st, aud 8d Fridays of the month
For   local  news  subscribe    for  THE
ADVOCATE only $1 for 12 months.
At
Muir's
Best French Sardines, ioc tin
Roast & Corn Beef, 15c a tin
No. 1 Tea 40c a pound
Wo are selling Fresh Cooked Ham—
the real thing for lunches, especially
when used along with our CAKES and
PIES and ull the other good things we
have
at
WpDp Nluir's
Ring up 'phonic 448.
Mt. Pleasant.
Hats and Caps
OOOOOO
\-yELL POSTED
men always recommend Lee's as a reliable place wherein to get
outfitted as to Hats
and Cans.
This season's head covering promises to outdo
all previous efforts of our
manufacturers as to style,
shape, keep-color quality
and wear well materials.
We keep prices down
to—i 11 some cases
below—the normal.
OOOOOO
A. E. LEES & CO.,
THE   CASH  CLOTHIERS.
FLACK  BLOCK.
Andrews Bros.,
Successors to R. H. Wallace.
Having  opened  up  with a    fresh  Stock  Of CllO.Ce
family Groceries and Provisions., we hope by strict
attention to business, and  prompt delivery,  to gain a share
of your patronage.    Kindly give us a call.
2315 Westminster Ave. -       ' Phone 935.
If you kuow any items of Mt.Pleasant
uews—Social, Personal or auy other
news items—send them in to "The
Advocate," or by telephone— B1405.
HOMELESS.
"She stood In the tender twilight
While the soft wind whispered by,
Homeless, friendless'and weary,
Under the evening sky.
The scent of violets was wafted
From the grassy turf at her feet,
And the promise of coming Summer
Made all things wondrous sweet.
But alone she stood ln the twilight,
With the dew on her roughened hair,
And her soft eyes dimmed by unshed
tears,
With never a friend to care.
And never a roof to shelter her
Or a kindly word Ib said,
As from door to door she moves along,
Begging her dally bread.
Oh,  think of    her    In    your   cheerful
homes,
When the twilight shadows come,
And you gather round your bounteous
board
In the safe and happy home.
Give her a kind and gentle word—
You can surely spare her that;
She may come to your door at any time,
The homelesB, deserted cat."
COCIETIES
*-^ Which Meet on HI. Pleasant
The Advocate is always glnd to receive
It-ms of social, personal or other news
from its readors. Seud news items to
the office or by telephone, B1405.
THE SILVER LINING.
There's never a day so sunny,
But a little cloud appears;
There's never a life so happy
But has Its time of tears.
Yet the Bun shines out the blighter
When the stormy tempest clears.
There's never a garden growing
With roseB ln every plot;
There'B never a heart ao hardened
But lt has one tender spot.
We have only to prune the bqrders
To find the forget-me-not.
There's never a cup so pleasant,
But has bitter with Its sweet;
There's never a path so rugged
That bears not the print of feet.
And we have a helper promised
For the trials we may meet.
There's never a Run that rises,
But we know lt will set at night;
The tints that gleam ln the morning
At evening are Just as bright;
And the hour that Is the sweetest
Ib between the dark and light.
There's never a dream so happy
But the waking makes us sad;
There's never a dream of sorrow
But the waking makes ua glad;
We shall look some day with wonder
At the troubles we have had.
I. O.  O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 1II meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. ni , in Oddfellows Hall
Archer Blook, Mt. Pleasnnt.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—O. G. Kenuy.
Recording   Skcrbtaky—T bos
Mackny, Honther and Eighth avenue.
I. 6. F.
Court Vancouver 1II2S,  Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d nnd  4th
Mondays of each month ut b p. in.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief RANGER—W. G. Taylor,
__7 Keeler atreet, Citj-
Recording Secretary—W. H. DeBou,
.')7S Tenth avenue, enst
Financial Secretary—M. J. Crelinn
814 Princess street, City.  Telephone
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review 1st and ild Fridays of eaoh
monfh in I. O. O. F., Hr.ll corner Westmiuster nud Seventh nveiiues.
Visiting Ladies nlwnys welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. Fitch.
Lndy Record  Keeper—Mrs.   Mary   A.
Foote, liiifl Ninth avenue, enst.
E. & J. HARDV & CO.
Company,  Financial,  Press aud
Advertisers' Agents.
80 Fleot St., London, E. O,  England.
Colonial Business a Specialty.
Go to McKinnon's, Burritt Block, for
Ice Croam nnd pure home-made Candy.
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Council, No. 21 In, meets
every 2d uud 4th Thursdays of each
nlouth, iu I. O. O. F., Hull, corner
Saveuth and Westminster avenues."
Sojourning   Friends always welcome.
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
___s Westminster avenue,  Tel. 7(10.
l-a_rl/'-c Shaving
JtilK 5> Parlor.
Westminster Ave., uext Glasgow House
John  Gillninn, Proprietor.
Three Chairs,  and n lirst-cluss Bath
Room is run iu connection with   the
Burber Shop—give this place a trial.
Jas. Carnahan.
OITY SCAVENGER.
Orders promptly niieiuleil to,   nlgbt   oi
day. Ohargu- moderate.
Offieo: 37 Hastings street, west,  ,
Telephone Number 4711.
Street  Railway   Time  Card.
Bay.
MAIN LINE.
From  Mt  Pleasaut   to   English
Via Dnvie Street
Hours Aiiuutis
*(l, 8, On in., «, IK, CO, 42, 04
10,11,12, 1, 2, 8, 4, 5. 5, Ifr, 25, Hi*., -In, fi5
8  p. m IS, IS, to, Uu, i.1
7, 8, 9, 10   " 0,-18, RO, .)), 64
* First car leaves (>:CC n. Ul.;  Luft cur
leaves 10:54 p. in.
Via Rol
Hours
*(!, 7, 8, 9, n.  in.,
10,11,12, 1,2,11,4,5
6 p. iu
7, 8, 9, 10
•First enr leaves li:12
leaves 11 p. in.
From   English   Eny   to   Mt. Plensout.
Via Rolsoii  Street
Hours MinntiK
*«, 7, 8, H n. in.        00, 12, 24. !10, 48
10 " CO, 12, 24, 81, 45, 55
11.12, 1, 2, II, 4, 5, fi    5, 15, 25. !i5, 45, 65
7 p. m.       II, 24, !)«, 48
8,9, 10, «-»ll pm.    00, 12, 24, !i«, 48
•First car leaves li:24 a. in.   **Last car
leaves ll:-4 p, in.
Yin Dnvie Street
iu  Street
Minutes
00, 12. 21, 811, 48
00, 10, 20, III). 40, 50
00, 10, 20, !!0, 42,48
and il p.iur
ui.; Last car
Hours
7, 8, On.
12. 1,
Minnies
0, 18. ::n, 42, 51
(i. l,s, !!(), 40, dO
(.0, 10, 20, :,0, 40, 60
00. !2, 18, 110, 42. c4
(i. 18, MO, 42, 64
C.-.'.O   n. in.; '.*Lnst
m.
4, 5, (i
7  p. ui.
8, 9. 10, **11 p.m.
•First cur leaves
enr leaves 11--0 i
FAIRVIEW LINE.
First enr leaves Isitiih avenue nt 0 _.__.,
aud every 10 initiates until List car
leaves Ninth nveune ut 10:50 p III,
First enr leave. (.': mill street lit 0:10
a. tn.,; Soi ond uir leaves L'iirri.11 street
ut O.iJO h m., nud every 10 minutes
until tiie Last enr leaves Ciiirnll street
at ll:20]i. ni.
60  YEARS'
EXPERIENCE
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac.
quickly asoartnin onr opinion free whothur au
Invention Is-prohnbly rmteiitii-ie. Onnunnnlm-
tlons Btrictty coiilUlontliil. Hand book on Patent*
Btna froe. Oldest iiueucy for auciiriiin patotilg.
Piilotita taken throniib Alunu & Co. rccerr.
ij.i-rinl notice, nllhont onnrgo, lu tho
Scientific American.
K hnnrlsomotjr ilhistnili--. wenM-jr. T-afRMt dr«
citl.it..m of nny f-clcntltli! j-ninirtl. Terms, $3 a
ro.tr; four raontbs, $L Sold by nil n own ileal cm.
MUNN&CO.36'-*™^'.'.
Hra-ch Office, 8-5 F BU Wm-I-Klon, P.
If you wnnt a
SIGN
Ring  up
Dickens
Telephone  9 8 7
or  call  around  nf  the  Sign
Works,   814   Homer   street.
In nny ense your wnnts will receive tbe
most courteous  und  careful attontion.
Cheap, Efficient, Convenient,
is. the Electric Light
"*m mTwrntMyS   mWCaUy, ococoooocoooccooco
No Odor, No Flame.
Now is the cheapest time to have wiring done and
fittings put in, before the busy season arrives.
The new rates now in effect make the Electric
Light   much  cheaper,   than  any other  light.
British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Ltd.
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