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Mt. Pleasant Advocate 1905-03-11

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Flint's Sarsaparilla
Spring Medicine
n. a. w. Co.
Mount Pleasant Branch.
Mt. Pleasant Postoffice in  coiinectoin.
v'croR.A fe-S^ § GOTO LEONARDS
. Pleasant Advocafe mtmZ^
$i per year, Six Months 50c, Three rtonths 35c, Single Copy 5c.
Devoted to the interests of    Mt. Pleasant, Central P    k, South Vancouver.
Bilked Applet!—like honuS— with Pure Crena
< ieuuiiie Bostou Baked Beans
Open from lii'/i a. m.t to 12 p. m.
iSnnday from H a tn.   to  12 p. ta.
Established April 8, 1800;   Whole Number 240-
nOUNT   PLEASANT,   VANCOUVER,    B.C.,   SATURDAY   March   ilth, 1905
Sixth  Year, VoL 6, No. 49.
aW Subscribers are roqnestcd to
report any carelessness in the delivery
of "The Advocate."
Changes for advertisements should bo
in before Thursday noon to insure their
Local Items.!
The MoOnaig Anction and Commis
siou Co., Ltd., uexttoCarueige Library.
Hustings street, buy Furniture for Cash,
Conduct Auotion Sides and liaudli
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phono 1070.
The Junior Mnplo Leaf Lacrosse boys
are roported as clearing $80.00 ou their
Concert, March 1st.
Mr. R. Mills, the Cordova street
Shoe Merohaut, is out ngaiu after a
severe attnok of grip.
Tho Ladies* Aid of Mt. Plensoul
M.thodist Church have decided to buy
Individual Communion Servico for the
A young mnn would like to secure
board in a nice home by April; address
R., cure "Advocate" Omc.o.
It is rnmored that another Drug SI ore
will lie opeurd in the same promises as
lately oecnpied by tho Ceutral Drug
— :o: ■
The yonng men of the Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church cloaretl $25.90 ou the
Bachelors' "At Homo" entertainment,
March 2d.
New  Spring Goods at Mrs.  Merkley's.   Table Linen, Flannelettes and
Prints in latest designs, of best qual-
, ity.
Tho Adveut Christian Congregation
expect to begin their new church building, corner of Tenih and Wost-ttlustor
avenues, next mouth The work of
clearing (bo lots is finished.
Storey & Campbell huvo gone back to
tho carriage business and are carrying
stylish rigs from finest factories. Cull
in at 150 Hastings stroet, west, aiid
inspect their large display of buggies,
coupes and carriages. Catnlogues v. ill
be mailed on application for same
 :o: '
A TEA in aid of the funds of the
Woman's Auxiliary of St. Michael's
Church will bo given by Mrs. G. H.
Wilson nt tbe Rectory, 372 Thirteenth
nveuno, cast, ou Thursday afternoon,
March 10th, from 8 to 5:110. A cordial
welcome is extended to all.
Go to Mrs. Merkley's for your embroideries and laces. Only best
Prints  and   Staple   Dry  Goods   sold.
Our Prices SJl Lowest
Cousistent with First-class Work. It is
A FACT we are conceded the LEADERS on the
Pacific Coast. Our Painless Methods
can not be used by others. **•*—
Set of Teeth from $5.00 up
Gold Crowns from $5 00 up
BniDrjE WoitK from $5.00 np
Poultry Wire
Our ship has arrived, and we hava a full slock.
Now is the time to purchase—while  the stock  is complete,
We would be glad to have you call and see us.
.   -tH.    I L.-L I   I , STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
147 Hastings St., E.v*TTr'
Opposite tho Carnegie Library. • Telephone 1566.
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. tn.;   Sundays 0 n. 111., to 2 p. m.
———si ma
rv'r W. A. Komp sailed ou tlie Tartar
ou Tuesday for the Orient, a'ter n ten
days stay at homo
Mr, Frank Trimble has had n small
store built ou Ninth aveuue, just in the
rear of too Ceutral Meut Market.
Mr. Thos. Edwards of Armstrong &
Edwnrds,  undertakers,   is  building a
new resideuee ou Heatly avenuo corner
of Princess street.
Wo hnve every variety of Boots and
Slippers at greatly reduced prices. For
comfort, quality and price come to
R. MILLS, tlie Shot-man, 18 Coadova
The rlnneo given by the youug men of
St. Michael's Congregation ou Tuesday
evening in tho Gymnasium rooms was
u very pleasaut affair, about seventy
young people bein;- present.
Attention is called to the advertisement of X Horner's Argyle Honse in
this issue. Genuine bargains are listed
iu their nd.
On Monday evening next Court Vaucouver, Independent Order of Foresters,
will meet iu regular session in Oddfellows' Hall After routine work there
will bo a short program of song, recitations nud instrumental selectious. There
will be a Bean Story which will be of
the greatest interest to the mom hers.
A rather small audience was preseut
at the Concert iu Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Thnrsday eveniug
under the auspices of Mr. A. H. Kendall, choirmaster, the Choir aud
Woninn's Auxiliary, to com morale the
establishing of a Presbyterian Congregation on Mt. Pleasaut;. Tho audience
wns n most appreciative ono and each
performer wns given hearty encoro. The
program was oue of especial merit, evory
number being a real treat The program follows:
Song, "Tho Blacksmith," A.H.Kendall
Song, "Spring" Miss Warn.
Duct, ''Excelsior," Mesas. Geo. Wood
and A. II. Kendall.
Bocitntion Mrs. Allan.
Violin selootlou  Miss Triob.
Quintet,    "Swco.  and  Low,"   Misses
M. Boss G. Wood nnd Messrs. Geo.
Wood, A. H Kendall
Solo, "Slug Me to Sleep," Miss M. Ross.
Piano duet, selection from Faust, the
Misses Wood.
Song, "Oh, Oh,  How tho Wild Winds
Blow I "....A.H. Kendall
Zither seleoMon Miss Triob.
Song, "Idlo Words" ... Miss G. Wood.
Accompanist, Miss O. Wood.
, :o:	
Wo hnvo the third carload now opened up, and if you nro Interested in a
real nice turnout wo aro prepared to
show you the most stylish and durable
boggies nnd carriages over before displayed iu British Columbia. We propose keeping n complete stock nt all
tim'is to meet nil demand?, and at
prices that will soli evory job without
hesitatiou. Call ou us or seud for
166 Hastings street, wost,
Rev. A. E Hetheriugton, B.A. B. D.,
pastor, will preach ou Suuday, at the
moruiug and evening services. Morning subject: "Resurrection autl
Revival"; evoning subject, "The New
Command iueut."
Epworth Lengne on Monday nt 8 p.m.
Prayer Meeting ou Wednesday at
8 p. 111     All cordially invited.
Wanteds a Nurse Girl by the
niiddlo of March, to help with two
children ; salary $13 per mouth. Apply
nt "Advocato" Office
Tho past couple of Saturday afternoons the young men of St Michael's
Chnrch hnvo spout the nfternoon clear-
iug tho lots back of tbo church buildiug.
After their arduous labor tho charming
youug ladies of the church havo served
substantial and dainty refreshments iu
the Vestry rooms nfler which a short
time has been passed iu siugiug.
Tho lots aro about cleared
and the work has boon well-
done anil the social time after tho labor
has boon greatly enjoyed.
Wo have built, a reputation iu the
Shoe Biiiuiiess fo:- quality, style, price
nud comfort in Lidies', Men's Misses'
and Buys' footwear. R. MILLS, 18
Cordova street.
On Saturday lost, at tho resideuee of
the bride s father, Eleventh avenue,
enst, Mr. Clemont Delmas was united iu
marriage to Miss Sigrid Klauffeldt
The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. G. A. Wilssou iu the prcseuco of
n few frieuds.
Hauford.—Born to Mr. aud Mrs
Frank Harford, Sixteenth avenue
March 5th, a son.
Harford.—Born to Mr. and Mrs
Edward Harford, Teuth avenue, Mnrch
5th, a daughter.
Mills.—Born to Mr. and Mrs. Isaac
W. Mills, March 7th, a son.
A little   sou   of   Mr. and  Mrs. Cha
Rauuie, Eleveuth avenuo,  is  suffering
from au attack of scarlet fever.
For   local   nows   subscribe    fir   THE
ADVOCATE, only $1 for 12 months.
A little daughter of Mr. and Mr;'.
Hart, Eleventh aveuue, west, has been
ill with tonsilitis the past week.
Read the New York Don till Parlors
advertisoni"iit in this paper, then go to
Now York Dental Parlors lor your work
Mrs. J. H. Tool of Teuth avenue, has
beeu ill with la grippe the past fow
Mr. C. S. Philp will leave tomorrow,
(Sunday), for Dawson, to be absent
until autumn.
The marriage of Miss Mablo Ford to
Mr. M. M. Flewelling will take place
Monday morning, tho liith, nt the homo
of Mr. and Mrs. J. J.Foril, Teuth nveuue
aud Carolina street.
Mr. Bob Doherty cutertaiucd a largo
number of his friouds oh Tuesday eveuiug at tlie homo of his parents ou
Quebec street. Among the p'eusnrea of
tho evening was "following the spider
wob," whioh was exciting.
Rev. A. W. McLeod will preach on
Suuday moruiug on "Life nud Doath,"
aud in the evening on "Tho Grace of
Tho City Grocery delivers groeerio.
every day on Mt. Pleasant;   'phouo 28(1
Good Highland Spuds—from up country.
We have just received a carload and they
are fine.    Guaranteed free from rot.
H. Ch Lee,
2425   Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
Mr. and Mrs. Laugworthy lately of
Abbottsford, have rented the resideuee
of Mr. and Mrs. Kaleuberg ou Sixth
Miss Doherty of the Seattle Hospital
nursing staff, has suffered a serious
attack of grip and is expected homo
uext week.
Ginghams and Chambrays at 15c.
per yard, same as arc advertised by
other firms at 18c. per yard, at Mrs.
Mr. nud Mrs. W. Kaleuberg have
bought 8 acres corner of Westmiuster
avouue aud the Bowdcll road, and
moved out.
Mr. J. H. Tool of Tenth nveuue, after
a serious attack of grip is nble to be out
The Mt. Pleasant "Advocato" on sale
at all the Newsdealers iu the city
Board and room cnn bo had by one or
two persons in a comfortable home ou
Mt. Pleasaut. Enquire at "Advocate'
A Surprise
Breakfast Bacon
15 cts.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt.Pleasant. Tel. 1360
Buy a New Church Site.
The wns a largely attendod meeting
of the Vostry of St. Michael's Congregation on Tuesday eveniug, whon it
wbh decided to buy tho block, from
Priueo Edwin d to Victoria streets
betwepu Ninth and Eighth avenues
The price paid is $11,000. The Intention
is to move flic churoh building from Its
present location to tlie new site on
Prince Edward slreet, and in tho near
future the Congregation expect to erect
a now church building. Half of the
block will be kept for tho church and
two of tho members will each buy n
quai'tiT-of-a-block from thu Church.
An Appreciative Letter.
The following letter of thanks illustrates how much good can bo done in
providing reading mutter for thoso who
havo not the opportunity to get tho
latest or any periodicals,
R. M. S. Tarter, March H, 11)05,
To the Y. P. s. c. E., of Mt. Pleasant
Presbyterian    Church,    nnd  Mrs,
O. W. Murray.
I wish to thank you on behalf of onr
ship's company, and myself in particular, for your kindly remoinbcraiico in
the way of literature I might suy ihut
when wo are through with il iV-Qpuss it
on to another ship mill Ihey in turn
pass it on. In this way your kindly
rememberaucedoes untold good. Thank.
ing you again,
W. A   KEMP.
Mt. Pleasant L.O.L. Concert
"Tbo Advocato" wishes any carolessl
noss in delivery roported to the Office;
telephone nl 105.
Advertize 111 tlio "Advocate.
"The best this season" is the verdict of the Concert, Dance and Supper given by Mt. Pleasant Lodge L
O. L., No. 1H42 on Wednesday evening in Oddfellows' Hall. The attendance was large and the program
highly appreciated, applause and encores being given each number on
llie program, The Terminal Cily
Mondolir Club, Messrs. Haywood,
linker and Barber, wnn the audience
from the first number and generously
responded in numerous encores. Mr.
Wm. Moore was as usual very funny
nntl kept all laughing with his Irish
songs and witty remarks. Miss Gcor-
gin.'i McKinnon is a clever a ml graceful little dancer, and received dc
served encore nfler ilanring the
Highland Fling, Messrs. Henderson
Brothers from the Koyal City gave
a splendid exhibition of Irish jig
dancing, in costume, accompanied on
tlie vlollll b_ Mr. Simpson. .Miss I.
Vospcr's iwo recitations were listened in wilh rnpl attention. She is
,i highly gifleil elocutionist, and lias
won several medals. Vocal selections
by Miss Steele, Mrs. J, Martin, Mr,
Geo, Lister were sung in line style
and wnn much applause, Piano solus
by Mr. R, P, Reynolds nud Mr, M.
C, Cameron which were well rendered, Mr. VV. C. Cameron acted a.
accompanist fur the evening. The
program was in charge of Urn. W
Moore whn deserves great praise for
ihc variety ol aclectioni and .securing
the co-operation >>i such accomplish'
ed performer.. Mr. Thos, Duke.
Grand Master ol Ifhe Orange Order
(or British Columbia acted ns chair-
If you kuow of any local news item of
interest such as parties, dauces, social.,
nrrival and departure of visitors, society
meetings, etc., send it iu to Tin.
Advocate or by telephone B1405.
Regular price 5c per package.
NOW 2   for 25c.
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale ond Retail -Grocers.
Tel. 2SO.
Westminster Ave. A Princess Street.
& Iff Iff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff fff vz
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men *"*
of years and years and 3'ears experience, i_5
and a brewery whose plant is the most .-»
perfect known  to the Art of Brewing.    Is   ■
fc it any wonder that  it has   taken a place __J
in   the hearts  of   tlie  people  which   no other beer
S_-= cau supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2.  Doz., pints $\.
S Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
%r Vancouver, B. C.       Tel. 4_9
Ti Hi iii iii Hi Hi Hi iii iii Hi iii iii iii iii Hi iH Hi &
For Sale at all lirst-i-lnss Snloous, Liquor Stores and Hotels
or delivered to your house.
The Latest Styles
1905 just arrived in Ladies'
Ooats, Costuiuos, Skirts. Blouses, Whiteweur, Dress Goods, Silks,
Gingham, Mnsliu and many other linos.
Ten dozen of Ladies' Muslin Blonses in white and colored, tucked
and hemstitched front, back aud cuffs; special for 50c ench.
Anncc &. CC\    3»». ** and •*•■* Cordov« st-
.   I\.v'-_5-J OS.  Vlf.) Telephone 574.
l.-XA^sya^^wsymsm/m, ^^/aya)^/a^-%^^imy%y%.^-%^%^%^^^4
SSSsL Central Heat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 95-4.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh aud Salt MEATS.    Fresh Vegetables always
ou baud.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Ploasaut aud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. F^kNI3S!-,e'
2321 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Toi A1200     Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale   and Retail
Dealer in Meats of
All Kinds.
Vegetables and Poultry
in season.
L%-"*S/**V%-%% %'<V%/^%.%'V%^
man, and made a short address at the
opening nf the proceedings in which
lie complimented No. 1842 on its rapid progress, he made a strong appeal
for thnse not already members of the
Order to become so as soon as they
could. The following was tlie program as given:
Chairman's remarks	
Piano solo  R. P. Reynolds
Vocal solo   Miss Steele
 Terminal Cily .Mandolin Club
Recitation  Miss I,. Vosper
Song, "Killalno"  VV. Moore
Highland Fling ...Miss G. McKinnon
Piano soln 	
Irish Jig  Henderson Brothers
Vocal Soio  Mrs. I. Martin
Vocal .'.'do  Geo. Lister
Selection    Mandolin Club
Sung.    "The    Mick    that    Sent the
Pick"  W. Moore
After llie concert ri most delightful
dance wns enjoyed in the large hall,
nml later in the evening a splendid
supper wns served ill the dining hall,
Now Hint there is every prospect of a
considerable amonul of building being
kniii! this yi'ir. tli': nii'inlier.s of certain
building trades urn talking of demands
f ir increased wajfoi,. Tlm plumbers
want nn advance from 50 lo BOceuts per
hour, aud the tinsmiths jy.KO for nn
eight hour day Instead of, $.'S."i0 for
nine honrs, the present scale. There is
also some folk that tbe oarpentors,
wiiose agreement expires in May, may
niake 11 demand for W.fifi pir dny
instead of   $8 HO  llie prett nt  minimum
wage*.—N ritiEu..
Central Park.
Central Park, Mar. Oik.
On Wednesday evening, March loth,
a meetiug will be held in Ihe Horticultural Hall, when tho following gentlemen will speak ou different subjects:
W. Maxwell Smith, "Go-operation";
J. O. Metcalfe, "Onltivation and Mar-
kiting of Small Fruits" ; W.J. Brand-
right, "Planting nud Caro of tho
Orchard"; R. M. Palmer, "Varieties to
Plant aud Spraying." A musical program will bo Rrmuged by tbe Program
Committee of tbe Literary and Debating
Society. An invitation is extended to
everyone to attoud.
An offort is being put forth to organize u Mission Band in oouneotiou with
tho Presbyterian Ohuroh, aud Friday
evening a meeting will bo held in the
ohnreh basemcut for thut pnrpose.
"Resolved,   that  our Pnbllo School
System is iu need of a radical change,"
was the topic under discussion at our
Debating Society this week. Messrs.
Snuudcranu, JJeaiielitiux and Cox spoke
for the affirmative, nud Messrs. Withers,
FVedliaiii ami Hornier for the negative.
Tbe vote of tbe audience was iu favor
of the afliriiiativo, and Mr. Maxwell
Smith as Critic pointed out in o very
satisfactory manner the good points
that wero nml improvements thut might
be made lu the speeches.
A petition is beiug circulated, iu tho
immediate locality for improvements oil
the Westniiuster road, winch is in n
very precarious condition at present.
Franklin Brothers Orchestra of Vanconver gave tbelr Bonii-mouthly dance
lust Friday, wben a very enjoyable
time wns spent by those present,
Tlm ninny friends of Master Mnckio
Smith will bo glnd to bear that he is
convalescing from bis recent illness.
You Ought to
see our
Leather Goods
Best stock in tho oi ty, by long
odds. Tbe prices nro very, very
reasonable. They all carry that
"Troroy" cliaractcr which puts
tho stamp of leadership upon
Purses,   Haud-Bags,
Wallets, Cigar Oases,
Meu's Letter-Books,
Men's Bill-Books,
Tobacco Pouches,
, Lndies' Card Cases,
Watch Bracelets,  Etc.
Corner Hastings antl Grauvi.le Sts.
Official Watch Inspector C. P. R.
licTaggart & Moscrop
Dealers in
n« Carrall St.,     Vancouver, B.C.
Templeton Block.
Royal Crown
the Bust in the WORLD.  I>r(>i>
us a post t-iirtl asking   for   n
Catalogue nf Premiums tn ix?
had free for Hovai. Crown
Soap Wrai .v.i:s_
Birth,—Born to Mr   and Mrs. O. G.
. Held, Oth, a Bon,
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover nud Tin.uihy Sewls,
I'rult's Poultry nml A.iinml Foods.
1 nut's Lice Killer,
Holly ciiiik Food,  Beefsornps, Etc.
SKT^ITH Comer   NINTH iivr-,i_   *
.   1VI.I I I -   wliSTMINSTIiR KtlAD.
Ti'li'Iihon-   IC. 3 7.
l-'ull Line of Fa:icy and Staple
Prices to compare with nny.
Cor. Westminster ave., * Dufferin St.
Ki.i'.rntoi.vsis pAUi.nii nf linirdress-
ing, Manicuring, facial Massage nud
Scalp Trent ment for Ladles and Goutlo-
men. Superfluous hair, warts and
moles removed by Eloatrolysis,
Valuable Information given to every
ludy putitm iiii "How lo tnko cure of I
Skiii Pond for building np llio wasting
tissue. Orange Flower ("ream to prevent, nud Ileal sunburn.
MADAMS HuMPHRJ-TS,  580 Orauville' .j      __ „„__ ad Fridays of the montb
s'reet, . ■-*
See When Your Lodge Meets
mo;-; hay.
Tlio 2d and lth Mondays of the month,
Oonrt Vanconver, 1. O. F., meets at.
s. p in.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19,  I.O.O.F..
meets at 8 p. m. *
Vaucouver  Council  No. Zlla,   Onn-
iiiiinii Order nf Ohn'i'u  Friends meet*
Ihe 2d and 4th Thursdays of the month.
Alexandra B"*ve No 7, Lndins of the,
Maooaboes hWde its regulur meetings o% *l*_li_,.—>»■
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I The Filigree Ball
I have already mentioned tho man
whom I secretly looked upon as
standing between me and all preferment. Hs was a good-looking fellow,
but ha wore a natural sneer which
for some reason 1 felt to bo always
directed toward myself. This sneer
grew pronounced about this time, and
that was tho reason, no doubt, why
I continued to work as long as I did
ln secret. I dreaded the open laugh
of this man, a laugh which always
seemed hovering on his lips and which
was only held ln restraint by tho
awe we all felt of the major.
Notwithstanding, I made ono
slight move. Encountering tho deputy-coroner, I ventured to ask if ho
waa quite satisfied with tho evidence
collected in the Jeffrey caso.
His Burpriso did not prevent him
from asking my reasons for this
I replied to this effect:
"Because I have a little friend,
winsome enough and subtile enough
to worm the truth out of the devil.
I hear that the girl Loretta is suspected ot knowing more about this
unfortunate tragedy than she is willing to impart. If you wish this
little friend of mine to talk to hor,
I will see that she does so and does
so with effect."
The deputy-coroner . looked Interested.
"Whom do you mean by 'little
friend' and what is her name?"
"I will send her to you."
And I did.
The next day I was standing on
the corner of Vermont Avenue when
I saw Jinny advancing from tho
house ln K Street. She was chipper,
and she waa smiling ln a way which
made me say to myself:
"It is fortunate that Durbin ls not
For Jinny's one weakness ls her
lack of power to hide the satisfaction
she takes ln any detectivo work that
comes her way. I had told her of
this and had more than once tried to
impress upon her that her smile was
a complete give-away, but I noticed
that if she kept it from her lips, it
forced its way out of her eyes, and if
she kept lt out of her eyes, it beamed like an inner radiance from hor
whole face. So I gave up tbe task
of making her perfect and let her
go on smiling, glad that she had
auch frequent cause for It.
This morning her smile had a touch
of pride In It ns well as of delight,
and  noting  this,  I remarked:
"You have made Loretta talk?"
Her head went up and a demure
dimple appeared In her cheek.
"What did she eay?" I urged.
''What has she been keeping back?"
"You will have to ask the coro
ner. My orders were strict to bring
the results of my interview immediately to him."
"Does that Include Durbin?"
'    "Does it include you?"
"I am afraid not."
"You aro right; but why shouldn't
lt Include you?"
"What do you mean, Jinny?"
"Why do you keep your own counsel so long? You have ideas about
this crime, I know. Why not mention
"A word to the wise is sufficient;"
Bho laughed and turned her pretty
faco toward the coroner's office. But
she was a woman and could not help
glancing back, and, meeting my dubious look, she broke into an arch
smile and naively added this remark:
"Loretta is a busybody ashamed of
ber own curiosity. So much there
can be no harm ln telling you. When
one's knowledge has been gamed by
lingering behind doors and peeping
through cracks, one Is not so ready
to say what one bas seen and heard.
Loretta ls ln that box, and being
more than a little Beared of the police, was glad to let her anxiety
and her fears overflow into a sympathizing ear. Won't she be surprised when sho ls culled up some fine
day by the coroner! I wonder If she
will blame mo for it?"
"She will never think of doing
so," I basely assured my little
friend, with an appreciative glance at
her sparkling eye and dimpled check.
The arch little crcaturo started to
move off again. As sho did so, she
cried: "Be good, and don't let Durbin cut ln on you;" but stopped for
the second time when half across the
street, and when, obedient to her
look, I hastily rejoined her, sho whispered demurely: "Oh, I forgot to tell
you somothlng that I heard this
morning, and which nobody but
yourself has any right to know. I
was following your commands and
buying groceries at Slmpklns', when
just as I was coming out with my
arms full, I heard old Mr. Slmpklns
mention Mr. Jeffrey's name and with
such Interest tbat I naturally wanted
to bear what he had to say. Having
no real excuse for staying, I poked
my finger Into a bag of sugar I was
carrying, till the sugar ran out and
I had to wait till it was put up
again. This did not take long, but
it took long enough for me to hear
tho old grocer say that he know
Mr. Jeffrey, and that that gentleman
had come into his shop only a day
or two before his wife's death to buy
The archness with which this was
said, together with the fact itself,
made me her slave forever. As her
small figure faded from sight down
the avenue, I decided to take her
advice and follow up whatever communication she had to moke to tho
coroner by a confession of my own
suspicions and what they had led
me Into. If ho laughed—woll, 1
could stand It. It was not the coroner's laugh, nor even the major's,
that I feared; lt was Durbln'a.
Jinny had not been gone an hour
from tha coroner's office when an opportunity waa afforded for me to
approach that gontleman myself.
With few apologies and no preamble, I Immediately entered upon
my story which I made as concise
and aa much to tho point as possible. I did not expect pralso from
blm, but I did look for some slight
show of astonishment at the nature
of my news. I was therefore greatly
disappointed, when, after a moment's
nuloj; (ens-deration, be carelessly rer
"Very good! very good! The one
point you make is excellent and may
prove of use to us. We had reached
the same conclusion, but by another
road. You ask, 'Who blew out the
candlu?' We, 'Who tied the pistol
to Mis. Jeffrey's arm?' It could not
have been tied by herself. Who was
her accessory then? Ah, you didn't
think of that."
I flushed as ff a pail of hot water
had been dashed suddenly over me.
He was right. The cor. ' sion ho
spoke .of had failed to strike me.
Why? It was a perfectly obvious one,
as obvious as that the candle had
been blown out by another breath
than hers; yet, absorbed in my own
train of thought, I had completely
overlooked It. Tho coroner observing
my embarrassment, smiled, and my
humiliation was complete—or would
have been had Durbin been there, but
fortunately he was not.
"I am a fool," I cried. "I thought
I had discovered something. I might
have known that there were keener
minds than mine In^this office—"
"Easy! easy!" was the good-na-
tured Interruption. "You havo done
well. If I did not think so, I would
not keep you here a minute. As It
is, I am disposed to let you see that
in a caso like this, one man must
not expect to monopolize all the
honors. This matter of the bow of
ribbon would strike any old and experienced official. I only wonder that
we have not Been it openly discussed
in tho papers."
Taking a box from his desk, he
opened it and held it out toward
me. A coil of white ribbon surmounted by a crisp and dainty bow
met my eyes.
"You recognize it?" he asked.
Indeed I did.
"It was cut from her wrist by my
deputy. Miss Tuttle wished him to
untie it, but ho preferred to leave
the bow intact. Now lift it out.
Careful, man, don't soil It; you will
see why in a minute." As I held the
ribbon up, he pointed to some spots
on its fresh white surface. "Do you
seo those?" ho asked. "Those are
dust-marks, and they were made as
truly by somo one's fingers, as the
Impressions you noted on the mantel-shelf In the upper chamber. This
pistol was tied to hor wrist after the
deed; possibly by that same hand."
It was my own conclusion but it
did not sound as welcome to me
from his lips as I had expected. Either my nature is narrow, or my inordinate jealousy lays me open to the
most astonishing inconsistencies; for
no sooner had he spoken these words
than I experienced a sudden , revulsion against my own theory and the
suspicions which it threw upon the
man whom an hour before I was
eager to proclaim a criminal.
But Coroner Z. gave me no chance
for making such a fool of myself.
Rescuing th_ ribbon from my hands,
which no doubt were running a little
too freely over its snowy surface, be
smiled with the Indulgence proper
from such a man to a novice like
myself,  and observed quite frankly:
"You will consider these observations as confidential. You know how
to hold your tongue; that you have
proved. Hold it then a little longer.
The cose is not yet ripe. Mr. Jeffrey
ls a man of high standing, with a
hitherto unblemished reputation. It
won't do. ncv boy, to throw the
doubt of so hideous a crime upon so
fine a gentleman without ample
reason. That no such mistake may
be made ai ' thnt he may have overy opportunity for clearing himself,
I am going to huve a confidential
talk with him. Do you want to bo
I flushed again; but this time from
extreme satisfaction.
"I am oblig for your confidence,"
said I; then, with a burst of courago
born of his good nature, I inquired
wilh duo respect if my little friend
had answered his expectations. "Was
she as clover as   I   said?"  I asked.
"Your little friend is a trump,"
was his blunt reply. "With what we
havo learned through her and now
tlirough you, we can approach Mr.
Joffrey to some purpose. It appears
that, before leaviig the houso on
that Thursday miming, he had an
interview with bis vife which ought
in somo wuy to account for this
tragedy. Perhaps ho will tell us
about it, and perhaps ho will explain
how he came to wander through tho
Mooro lions! while his wifo lay dying
below. At all events wc will givo
blm tho opportunity to do so and,
if possible, lo clear up mysteries
which provoko llie worst kind of conjecture. It Is time. The ideas advanced by tbo papers foster superstition; and superstition is the devil.
Go antl toll my man out llvero that
I am going to K Street. You may
say 'we' if you like," he added with
a humor more welcomo to me than
any serious concession.
Did  I foci Set  up by this? Rather.
Sir. Jeffrey was expecting us. This
was nvidont from bis first look,
though the aSti-mpt he niudo at sur-
iriso wus Instantaneous and very
well feigned. Indeed, I think he was
lu a constant state of apprehension
during these days and that no inroad of tbo police woultl have astonished liim. Kui expectation docs
not preclude dread; indeed it tends
to fostor it,nnd dread was in his
heart. This lie had no power to conceal.
"To whnt um 1 indebted for this
second visit from vou?" ho asked of
Coroner Z., With an admirable presence of mind. "An- you not yet satisfied with what, wc have been uble
to tell you of my poor wife's unhappy end?"
"We aro not," was the plain re
sponse, "There are sumo things ynu
have not attempted to explain, Mr.
Jeffrey. For instance, why you went
to the Moors huiise previous to youi
being culled there by tho death of
your wife."
It wus a shut Hint told; un urrow
j which found Ils mark. Mr. Jeffrey
flushed, then turned pule, rallied and
again lost hrlnsclf in a maze of con-
fUctlng emotions from wliich he only
emerged to say:
"How do you know that I was
there? Have I suid so; or do those
Walls babblo ln llielr sleep?"
"Old walls havo been known to do
this," was the gravo reply. "Whether thoy had anything to say In tho
„_•_  Lu  „_  oraaant uuite iium&tef'e-.
'mat you" were wnere l cnarge you
with being is evident from your owu
manner. May I then ask if you have
anything to say about thia visit?
When a person has died under such
peculiar circumstances as Mrs, Jeffrey, everything bearing upon the
case ls  of Interest  to  the coroner."
I was sorry he added that last sentence; sorry that he felt obliged to
qualify his action by anything savoring of apology; for tbe time spent
in its utterance afforded his agitated
hearer an opportunity not only of
collecting himself but of preparing
an answer for which he would not
have been ready an Instant before.
"Mrs. Jeffrey's death was a
strange one," her husband admitted
with tardy self-control. "I find my-
Bolt as much at a loss to understand
it as you do, and am therefore quite
ready to answer the quostion you
have ao openly broached. Not that
my answer has any bearing upon tho
point you wish to make, but because
It is your due and my pleasure. I
did visit the Moore house, as I cer-
tainlyi had every right to do. The
property was my wife's, and It was
for my interest to learn, if I could,
the secret of its many crimes."
Mr, Jeffrey looked quickly up.
"You think that an odd thing for
me to do?"
"At night.   Yes."
"Night is tho time for such work.
I did not care to be seen pottering
around there in daylight."
"No? Yet lt would have been so
much easier. You would not have
had to buy candles pr carry a pistol
"I did not carry a pistol. The only pistol carried thore was tho one
with which my demented wife chose
to take hor life. I do not understand this allusion."
"It grow out of a misunderstanding of the situation, Mr. Jeffrey; excuse me if I supposed you would be
likely to provide yourself with some
means of defense In venturing alone
upon the scene of so many mysterious deaths,"
"I took no precaution."
"And needed none, I suppose."
"And needed none."
"When was this visit paid, Mr.
Jeffrey? Before or after your wife
pulled the trigger which ended her
life? You need not hesitate to answer."
"I do not." The elegant gentleman before us had acquired a certain fierceness. "Why should I? Certainly, you don't think that I was
there at the same time she was. It
was not on the. samo night, even.
So much the walls should have told
you and probably did, or my wife's
uncle, Mr. David Moore. Was he not
your Informant?"
"No; Mr. Moore has failed to call
our attention to this fact. Did you
meet Mr. Moore during the course of
your visit to a neighborhood over
which he seems to hold absolute
"Not to my knowledge. But his
' house Is directly opposite, and as
he has little to do but amuse himself with what he can sue from his
front window, I concluded that he
might have observed me going in."
"You entered by the front door,
"How else?" 	
"And on what night?"
Mr. Jeffrey made au effort. These
questions were visibly harassing bim.
"The night before the one—the one
which—ended all my earthly happi-
ness," he added in a low voice.
Coroner Z. cast a glance at nie. 1
rememl.ei-ed the lack of dust on the
nust of little tables from which the
upper one had been drawn forward
to hold the candelabrum, and gently
.shook my head. The coroner's eyebrows went up, but none of his disbelief crept into his voice as he
made this additional statement:
"The night on which you failed to
return to your own house."
Instantly Mr. Jeffrey betrayed by a
nervous action, which was quite in-
voluntury, that his outward calm
was slowly giving way under a firo
of questions for which he had no
ready reply.
"It was odd, your not going home
that night," the coroner coldly pursued. "The misunderstanding you
had with your wifo Immediately after breakfast must have been a very
serious one; more serious than you
have hitherto acknowledged."
"I had rather not discuss the subject," protested Mr. Jeffroy. Then
as if he suddenly recognized the official character of his interlocutor, he
has-tily added: "Unless you positively request me to do so; in which case
I must."
"I am afraid that I must insist
upon it," returned the other. "You
will lind that it will be insisted upon at the rtHiuest, and if you do not
wish to subject yourself to mush un-
necossury unpleusantness, you hud
better make clear lo us to-day the
cause of thut special quarrel which
to all im fn 1 s and purposes led to
your wife's death."
"I will try to do so," returned air.
Jeffroy, rising nnd pacing the room
in his intense restlessness. "We did
have some words, her conduct the
night before hud not pleased mc. 1
am naturally Jeulous, vilely Jealous,
and I thought she was a lit tic frivolous at the German ambassador's
ball. But I hatl no idea she would
take my Sharp speeches so much to
heart, 1 bad no idea that sho would
care so much or that. 1 should cure
so much. A I' .lu jealousy ls certainly pai'tlmi' -do in a bridegroom,
nnd if her iui:id hnd not alreudy been
upset, she would have remembered
how I loved her and hopefully waited for a reconciliation."
"You did love your wife, then? It
was you und not she who hud a right
to be jealous? I have heard the contrary stated. It is a matter of public gossip thut you loved another
woman previous to your acquaintance wiih Miss Moore; a woman
whom your wife regarded with sisterly affection and subsequently took
inlo heir new  home."
'Mi s Tuttle?" Mr. Jeffrey stop-
i>ed  tn  his    walk    to   llltiir out  thb
ejaculation, "i namire ana respon.
Miss Tuttle," ho went on to declare,
"but I never loved her. Not as I
did my wife," he finished.- but with
a certain hard accent, apparent enough to a sensitive ear.
"Pardon me; it is as difficult for
mo to put these questions as lt Is
for you to hear them. Were you and
Miss Tuttle ever engaged?"
I started. This was a question
which half of Washington had been
asking itself for tho last three
Would Mr. Jeffrey answer It? or,
remembering that these questions
were rather friendly than official, refuse to satisfy a curiosity which he
might well consider intrusive? The
set aspect of his features promised
little in the way of Information, and
we were both surprised when a moment later he responded with a grim
emphasis hardly to be expected from
one of his impulsive temperament:
"Unhappily, no. My attentions
nover wont so far."
Instantly the coroner pounced. on
tho ono weak word which Mr. Jeffrey
had let fall.
"Unhappily?" ho repeated. "Why
do you say, unhappily?"
Mr. Jeffroy Unshod and seemed to
come out of some dream.
"Did I say unhappily?" he inquired. "Well, I repeat it; Miss Tuttle
would never have given me any cause
for jealousy."
The coroner bowed and for the prc-
sont dropped her name out of the
"You speak again of tho Jealousy
aroused in you by your wife's impetuosities. Was this increased or
diminished by tho tone of the few
lines she left behind her?"
The responso was long in coming.
It was hard for this man to lie. The
struggle ho made at It was pitiful.
As I noted what it cost him, I began to have new and curious
thoughts concoi-nlng him and the
whole matter under discussion.
"I shall never overcome the re-
morso roused In me by those few
lines," he finally rejoined. "She
showed a consideration for me—"
The coroner's exclamation showed
all the surprise he felt. Mr. Jeffrey
tottered under it, then grew pale us
if only through our amazed looks he
had come to realize tho charge of inconsistency to which ho had laid
himself open.
"I mean—" he endeavored to explain, "that Mrs. Jeffrey showed an
unexpected tenderness toward me by
taking all the blame of our misunderstanding upon herself. It was
generous of hor and will do much toward making my memory of her a
gemtle one."
lie was forgetting himself again.
Indeed, his manner and attempted
explanations were full of contradictions. To emphasize this fact Coroner '/.. ex,lainicd:
"1 should think so! Sbe paid a
h' avy penalty for hor professed lack
of love. You believe that her mind
was unseated?"
"Does not her action show  it?"
"Unseated by the mishap occurring nt her marriage?"
"Y'ou really think that?"
"B.v anything that passed between
"May I ask you to tell us what
passed  between you on this point?"
lie had uttorod tho monosyllable so
often it seemed to come unconsciously from his lips. But be recognized
almost as soon as we did that it
was not a natural reply to the last
question, and, making a gesture of
apology, ho added, with the same
monotony of tone which had characterized these replies:
"Sho spoke of her strange guest's
unaccountable death more than once,
and whenever she did so^ it was with
an unnatural excitement, and in an
unbalanced way. This was so
nol.iceablo to us all thut tho subject
presently was tabooed amongst us,
but though she henceforth spared us
alt allusion to it, sho continued to
talk about the house itself ond of
the previous deaths which hud occurred there till we wero forced to forbid that topic ulso. She wus never
really herself after crossing the
threshold of this desolate house to
be married. The shadow whleh
lurks within its walls fell at that instant upon her life. May God have
The prayer remained unfinished. His
head which hnd fullen on his breast
sank lower.
lie presented the aspect of ono who
Is quito done with life, even its sorrows.
But men in the position of Coroner
Z. can not afford to bo compassionate. Everything the bereaved man
said deepened the impression that he
was acting a part. To mako sure
that this was really so, the coroner,
wilh just the slightest touch of sarcasm, quietly observed:
"And to ease your wifo's mind—
the wife you were so deeply angered
with—you visited this house, und, at
an hour which you should have spent
in reconciliation with her, went
through Its undent rooms in the
hope—of what?"
Mr. Jeffroy could not answer. Tho
words which came from his lips were
mere ejaculations.
"I was restless—mad—I found this
adventure diverting. I had no real
purposo in mind."
"Not when you looked at the    old
"The old picluro? What old picture?"
"Tho old picture In the south-west
chamber. You took a look at that,
didn't you? Got up on a chair on
purposo to do so?"
Mr. Jeffrey winced. But he made a
direct reply.
"Yes, 1 gave a look at that old
picture; got up, as you say, ou a
chair to do so. Wasn't that the
freak of an idle mnn. wandering, ho
hardly knows why, from room to
room In an old and deserted house?"
His tormentor did not answer.
Probably his mind was on his next
line of inquiry. But Mr. Jeffrey did
not tako his silence with the calmness ho had shown prior to the last
attack. As no word enmo from his
unwelcome guest, he paused In his
rapid pacing and, easting aside with
onu impulsive gesture his hitherto
imperfectly   held   restraint,   he     cried
..I.-.   Kn-.rii'.V,
(Walpole   Murdoch,   Hartney,   in     Winnipeg-  Free  Press.)
Tnk I,ik Hrr nt Her Word.
Tones—How's ibis, old man? I
thought you and your wife were going
abroad on a pleasure trip, and you're
taking .Mint' mother-in-law along. Smith
—Well, she's always saying, "See Paris
uud die," so I thought I'd let her seo
The last great buffalo hunt enjoyed in
the west took place forty years ago and
nearly all the half breed population then
in Manitoba engaged in the chase.
Some of those who took part in that
wild raid on the buffalo are now residing in Alberta and delight to recall the
remembrance of the great hunt with the
various adventures connected with the
occasion. In the fall of 1S64 the buffaloes had congregated in immense
numbers, south of the Turtle mountains
on the great plains east of the Souris
river. The hunting party w».s large and
consisted of men. women and children,
with nearly a thousand carls and hundreds of Indian ponies. As the hostile
Sioux were abroad the parly had to
keep well together while outriders were
stationed at different points for the
purpose of watching the movements of
the buffalo herds and to give notice if
danger should appear.
The buffalo hunter of llie plains possessed a peculiar character; he was a
Skilful rider, a good shot, hardy, strong
and watchful and courageous. He
usually rode a horse possessed of speed,
strength   and   wind.    Like   his   master,
the horse enjoyed the excitement of the
chase and would strain every nerve to
bring his master alongside of the buffalo. In those days the buffalo hunter
was usually armed wilh a smooth bore
muzzle loading gun. His supply of
powder was contained in a horn that
hung from the shoulders by a strap.
Tht hunter kept several bullets in his
mouth for the sake of expedition in
loading. When a drove of buffalo were
to be approached the advance was made
by hunters in tlie greatest of silence, the
leader of the party a little in advance,
liis chief duty was that of restraining
the impetuosity of the more impatient
hunters and get his band as near llie
buffaloes as possible. At length when
the buffaloes commenced to move, the
uneasiness would increase and the herd
started, the leader would shout and
then every horse would spring forward.
All had lo slart, for ne horse could
be restrained; bridles were let go, guns
were brought inlo position and the wild
cavalry bore down on the flying herd.
After the first shots had been delivered,
the hunter loaded his gun while his
horse was at full speed and in firing
care was taken not to raise the breach
higher than the muzzle lest the ball
should roll out, but, as the rider was
generally only a few feet from the
animal that lie wished to shoot there
was no "such need to raise the gun' to the
shoulder. Sometimes a single hunter
would shoot four or five buffaloes during the chase made on a good herd.
The larger the drove the better chance
there was for the hunter as the animals
in advance retarded the progress of
those iii the rear where llie attack was
taking place. Cows and young bulls
were not killed unless by accident or
when game was scarce. On the occasion
of llie great hunt the carts were loaded
With pcmiiiican, tongues am! skins of
buffaloes. When a hunter had dropped
a buffalo at snme distance from liis companions, or from camp, the horse was
tied to the head of the animal while its
master was engaged in skinning the
beast that had been captured. During
the continuance of the great hunt on
the Souris plains which lasted for many
weeks, the food of the hunters was meat
and nothing else. The next season the
buffalo herds had moved far to the west
and never again returned in great numbers so near the Red river.
There Is no telling when a medicine
may be needed ln homes where there
are young children, and the failure
to have a reliable medicine at hand
may mean much suffering, and perhaps, the loss of a priceless life.
Every mother should always keep a
box of Baby's Own Tablets ln the
house. This medicine acts promptly
and speedily, cures such Ills as stomach and bowel troubles, teething
troubles, simple fevers, colds, worms,
and other little ills. And the mother has a guarantee that the Tablets
contain no opiate or harmful drug.
One wise mother, Mrs. Geo. Hardy,
Fourchu, N.S., says: "I have used
Baby's Own Tablets and find them a
blessing to children. I am not satisfied without a box ln the house at
all times." If your dealer does not
keep these Tablets ln stock send 25
cents to The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockvllle, Ont, and you will
get a box by mall postpaid.
Perls Artl-aim Win, Affect the Lnn-
kiiiiki' and "Walk of Women.
The originator of the man dressmaker idea was a genius, says Frances
Keyzen, writing from Paris to the Loudon King. He bad a thorough knowledge of women, made a fortune out of
them and left his name to his sous.
Strange stories are told of tbe reign of
Ihis worthy man ovor petticoat land,
of his tyranny and bis sway. His sons
are lightly picking their way where be
trod.    Tillies huve changed.
The modern dressmaker is a hybrid
creature. He huf. tbe external uppear-
ance of a man, dresses Wn the frock
coat und complementary parts of masculine attire und has tbe language and
walk of a woman. He talks of moussellne de sole and empleeements, volants en forme and gored skirts and
dreams of combinations of color and
material. He is surrounded from morning till nl_,ht wltb women, lives like a
sultan among them and is naturally Impregnated by iheb" 'deas.
Ills study is a sanctum of elegance.
Eighteenth century engravings ornament the walls. The chairs and couches nre covered with old silks In exquisite raininess. It is here he passes his
fingers through his hnlr and con'Doses.
Such ls popular tradition. In plain un-
varnished fact be composes nothing.
The embroiderer embroiders, the weaver weaves, and the season's wares are
brought before him. He selects tbe
best patterns aud makes thein his
property. Those he rejects flud their
way into the magaslns des nouveautes,
Theu commences the work of his army
of women. They design for these materials, and he selects agalu, taking
perhaps a sleeve from one, a skirt from
nnother, and thus Iii builds the models
that the world comes to buy.
Ills vanity is passing strong. Is lt
his fault lf he considers himself a god?
He Is the god of fashion, a sort of Bud-
t.lia with twelve heads—the Immortal
twelve, as they are worthy of being
tailed. For are they of much less use
to the country than the members of
that august Institution, tlie French
academy? The hend of each firm Is
Haltered and favored beyond the wildest Imagination of the ordinary man.
A minister or the president of the republic Is more easily approached than
tbe man dressmaker In bis temple of
urt. I ofteu think as I watch M. Jean
and M. Jacques ln the midst of their
workers )<»w I should like to Me "diem
at home.
Ron-Ian Circumlocution.
A correspondent at Kieff tells n story
of the censor's department. Vnssall
Yaruishkiu, a brilliant graduate of
Moscow university, has just died there
iu poverty at the age of fifty. Twenty-
three years ago Yarulshkln wrote a
work on physiology, embodying n uumber of remarkable discoveries he hud
made. His scientific friends pronounced lt epochmaklng. The manuscript
went to the censor iu 1883. It never
came back. Again and again the up-
tbor applied for permission to print and
for the return of his manuscript He
accumulated a drawerful of formal replies, saying thut the matter would
receive attention. Soured nud disappointed, M. Yarulshkln uever undertook other work, and a week ago he
died. Ou the morning of tbe fuueral a
packet of manuscript arrived at the
house where he died with the stereotyped approval of the censor expressed
ln a formal note.—St. James' Gazette.
An Imperial! Pawn-hop.
The public pawnshop at Vienna,
which was closed for some time while
necessary enlargement was made, has
been reopeued. The managers of the
Institution, besides advancing money
on articles, undertake the sale by auction of any goods or stocks of merchandise submitted. Those desirous of
disposing of their effects must notify
the managers three days previous to
the sale. The new metropolitan Institution when completed will contain no
fewer thnn twelve auction halls. The
authorities claim no more than 5 per
cent of tbe sum realized nt the auction,
which charge includes all the auctioneering expenses.
Doctors   Said   There   Was   No   Hope
For Him but He Is a Well
Man   Now
Mount Brydges, Ont, Jan. 9.—(Special)—That Dodd's Kidney Pills oure
Bright's Disease completely and permanently has been clearly shown in
the case of Mr. Robt. Bond, a well-
known resident of this place. Mr.
Bond does not hesitate to say that
he owes his life to Dodd's Kidney
"My attending physician," Mr. Bond
states, "said I was In the last stages
of Bright's Disease and that there
was no hope for me. I then commenced to use Dodd's Kidney Pills
and no other remedy. I used ln ail
about twenty boxes when my doctor
pronounced me quite well. I have
had no return, of the trouble since."
Bright's Disease Is Kidney Disease
In Its worst form. Dodd's Kidney
Pills always cure lt. They also easily cure milder forms of Kidney Complaint
.Men,or, Jogaere.
Vienna has a society to aid persons
with short memories. A card ls la-
sued, upon which the pur-buser writes
the dale of un engagement and posts
to the society's office. By the flrst
post on t he "day of his engagement the
curd Is received by the purchaser.
Lncky Hor.
An eleven-year-old boy of Hamilton,
Ont., recently wrote to the czar asking
for a collection of Russian postage
stamps. His majesly was pleased to
accede to the request, and the boy has
received a handsome album containing
a complete set of all tbe stamps Issued
by the Russian postofflce. The covers
of the album are of embossed Russian
leather. On the front ls emblazoned ln
gold the Russian escutcheon and on
the back the imperial monogram, surmounted by a crown, while the flyleaf
displays the czar's autograph. Tlie collection of stamps ls estimated to be
worth several hundred dollars.
She had insomnia because
Her bargain scent was fine,
And so Instead of forty winks
.'lie took Just thirty-nine.
—New York TIbum.
Many  Sentences  at   Toronto
Dec_i..ber ,11 was sentence day at
tho general soslons at Toronto. Chas.
E. Hlggins was sent down for seven
years for counterfeiting, ami Anthony
Decker, charged on the samo Indictment, was allowed out on his own
bail. .lohn McCullOUgh and James
Mulhall received live years each, and
Jeremiah Long three years for theft
from the Grand Trunk. George Bell,
colored, got flvo years for stealing a
bank bonk, and John Steen for burglary at Dentonia Park faun received
four years.
Rossland Mines
The record made by the Rossland
mines during the past year was a very
good one, the total output being 342,-
324 tons, of a value of ff 1,100,012.50.
which is considered <« be an excellent showing. Tlie total tonnage for
tlie camp for cloven years since ore
was first produced Is 2,020,193 tons,
of a total value of $30,210,354. Below is the tonnage of ore shipped
from tho several mines for the week
and the total for the year: Le Rol,
2,490; Centre Star, 1,500; War Eagle,
1,050; Lo Rol. No. 2, 550; Spitzee,
130; Jumbo, 21C; Whltebear, milled,
30; total for tho week, 0,020; for the
year, 342,325.
A soap of doubt is a. destroyer of clothes.
There is no doubt about
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We back its purity with a $5000
why do not you wash your clothes the easy
Sunlight way ?
Equally as good with hard or soft water,     mo
Buy Sunlight—Give it a trial.
Your money back for any cause of complaint.
Lever Brother*
Limited. Toronto smts
A series of articles describing
their lives, their alms and
their Influence.
No. 16
,_______._.,.__...__■ .__-__»-_.-— his time and abilities thereto until
COUNT PUUSAifl .IjfmjCAli-   1893,  when, largely as tho result of
, itoo close attention to his work, his
(health failed, compelling him to consider change of climate and occupation. It was then that the voice of
the Great West called Mr. Jameson,
and hearkening to it he decided to try
what the p'.'re, bracing atmosphere of
the prairies would do for his health.
He camo to Carman and embarked In
the book and stationery business,
which he still conducts In conjunction
with his newspaper, and which has
grown to considerable proportions. In
1.98, as before stated, he embarked
on his career as editor, establishing
the Leader, Carman's second newspaper, and, without prejudice to any
other members of the Western newspaper fraternity, it may be said that
he has in the interval made an enviable reputation and that his newspaper ls the best, evidence -of his
merit  as   a  newspaperman.
Mr. Jameson's face and figure are
among thoso most familiar at the
conventions of the Western Canada
Press association, at which he is one
of the most earnest workers. It is
not too much to say that such gatherings would hardly seem complete
were ho absent antl the members deprived thereby of his measured speech
and placid wisdom, and the benefit of
his experience as a printer, editor and
publisher. In the ranks of newspaper
workers In the West there are many
men who could belter be spared in
this, the formative period of its life,
than can Editor Jameson. He stands
for and illustrates those principles
and practices that, whether ln the
life of a newspaper, a man, or a
country, tend to the best development
along lines of both material and moral
progress. The personal success that
conies thereby Is not by any means
principal, though undoubtedly it Is a
desirable, result. This success Mr.
fameson has deservedly reaped, but
his true value to Western newspaper-
dom ls In the principles for which
ho contends, and the Influence he
Editor and Proprietor of Dufferin
Leader, Carman
Wo shall be measured by what we
might have  been.
Among all the newspapermen of
the Canadian West, few are better
known or more widely respected thun
J w. Jameson, editor and proprietor
of the Dufferin Leader. Both for hi.
personal and professional qualities
Mr. Jameson is deserving of the
esteem with which he is generally-
regarded. His alms and ideals as
an editor and newspaper proprietor
are the reflection and counterpart of
those of his personal life. Thoroughness, reliability, solidity, impartiality,
integrity—these are his dominating
characteristics as a man, aud these
are the distinguishing characteristics
of his paper.
In some respects Mr. Jameson is
rr' a typical Western editor. Caution and deliberation enter moro
largely into his mental make-up than
is the case of most of his confreres
Of enterprise he has no lack, but ln
every case It is subordinate to accuracy and reliability. Change for mere
change sake offers no attraction to
" his mind. Before Mr. Jameson goes
ahead, he wants to be sure that he
Is right His sense of responsibility
to the public is great and ever-preseni
and every editorial judgment he pronounces is made with constant reference to its possiblo effect, not merely
on the fortunes of the political party
to which the Leader gives Independent allegiance, but to the whole
public welfare, and to the future of
the country. Mr. Jameson lias the
habit of regarding every public and
political question as involving morn
or less of a moral Issue, and, as the
ultimate test of their advisability, all
, are tested by this touchstone. The
things that make for civic and polit
Heal righteousness, the things that are
of good report, that are of virtue ami
praise—these are the things to which
Mr. Jameson holds, both as au editor
autl  as a  man.
Mr. Jameson Is a firm believer In
the saving sense and wisdom of the
great Canadian democracy. His faith
in the common people is deep and
abiding. He banks on the deep-seated
sense of right existent In their hearts
antl, though they mako mistakes due
to skilful and wilful misrepresentation of facts and issues, they aro
learning thereby, and slowly educating themselves to a realization of
. their needs and of tlie means by
which they cau be attained. Believing thus, it is no wonder that Mr.
Jameson gives firm adherence to
Liberal principles and general support
to tho Liberal party. His habits of
thoroughness and going to the root of
matters, makes him dissatisfied with
any discussion that doos not go back
to cardinal principles, and hence bis
editorial opinions are of a ripeness
and weight such as are seldom found
among Western weeklies. The same
habits of reliabilty the
Leader's news columns, which show
from week to week a careful sifting,
arrangement and presentation of the
j local happenings. Typographically
1 the Leader enjoys a high position
I among Mr. Jameson's contemporaries.
Taste and care are apparent on evory
page of each issue. That the Carman
, business men appreciate the local
paper ls evidenced by the space they
take to announce their store news.
Taken all in all the Leader is a local
paper of which any district might
well be proud, an Important factor in
the dissemination of the principles
and policy of the political party It
supports, a powerful Influence in local
and munclpal affairs, an enterprising
' and reliable newsgatherer, and an
altogether mechanically excellent
( newspaper.
Mr. Jameson is an example of what
can be done in a new and strange
occupation by a man who brings to
It ability, Industry and common sense.
1 He was 45 years of age when he entered the publishing business and had
no previous experience in the mechanics of printing when he sot out
I' to publish the Leader. Carman al
ready had a good local paper, the
Standard, strongly entrenched In local
favor, and the prospect of entering
the field against so formidable a rival
might well have deterred one of much
more experience in the publishing
business "than Mr." Jameson conld
Mr. Jameson, like the majority of
Western newspapermen, is an On-
tarlan by birth, his place of nativity being Btoblcoke township, In
Peel County. He was born ln 1853,
and ls thus 51 years of age. When n
mere child his parents removed to
Bruce County, which shares wilh
Huron the distinction of having furnished to Manitoba the bulk of her
Ontario settlers. Mr. Jameson received a sound course of training In
the.public schools of his county, and
at the completion of his school education, being of a marked artistic nature, he took np painting and decorating as his chosen calling, devotins
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you find a cough holding on—
when everything else has failed—
Cure T5n.eLunB
It is guaranteed to cure. If It
doesn't, we'll refund your money.
Prices: S. C. Wells 4 Co. 801
Ho. 50c. $1.   LcRoy, N.Y„ Toronto. Cut.
lliiiln at One Time Were Regulated
by Statute On England.
On Nov. 2, 1330, a law came lilts
force in England for the regulation ol
meals and continued to have a place on
■ lie statute book until 1S57. It was de
.'igiied to check the evils resulting from
■in excessive use of costly meats aud
enacted that no one should partake at
nny place or time (except ou specified
festivals nnd holidays to tbe number
if sixteen days a year) of more thau
two courses, each not consisting of
more than two sorts of victuals, either
lesh or fish, with the common sorts of
pottage, and Inexpensive sauce. On
mimed feast days three courses were
This law was an extension of an ordinance Issued by Edward II. In 1315
regulating the meals of his nobles, the
"renter of whom were allowed iu addition to two courses of two kiuds of
meat a side dish of one sort
An act of 1303 enacts that servants,
artisans and laborers "shall be served
lo eat antl driuk once a day of flesh or
Ilsh and remnant o' ■ .her victuals, as
■ if butter, milk and cheese, according
, i tbelr stutiou In life."—London Telegraph.
A   Striking  .mllviilualltj.
It does not pay to be too striking in
one's Individuality unless thut characteristic is tbe outsprlnglng of one's
own nature. Directly little eccentricities are assumed criticism ls invited.
We become conspicuous, and tbe unconventional beauty which.we wish to
achieve turus to gull and wormwood lu
whnt the world calls only "queerness."
Dnless you can be artistically out of
the ordinary do not try to be other than
commonplace. It does not pay to bring
down reproach and sarcasm upon your
unprotected head for the sake of winning notoriety. Better by far to pursue
the even tenor of your way, exactly as
thousands of otber mortals do, than .to
strike out Into new paths which lead
ouly Into the Jungle of ridicule and
The  \VI«I>   lie Doesn't  Gratify.
"You told nie that when we were
married you would see that my every
wish was gratified," remarked tht
bride of a few weeks.
"Well?" replied ber husband rathei
"Well, I wish I was single again."
The Way Ono Conning Ape Served
Thieving   Crow.
Recently a monkey got the better ol
tho common enemy, the carrion crow,
by feigning illness. He was fastened
to a bamboo pole with a running rlnr
When he was on his perch the crows
annoyed him by stealing from his porringer on the ground.
One morning they had been specially
disagreeable. He closed his eyes and
feigned a bad Illness. When his day's
food was brought him the crows descended upon It, and he had scarcely
strength to defend It. By good acting
he managed to capture one of the
crows. To pluck lt alive was the obvious course. Then, Instead of pulling
it to pieces, like the king monkey whom
Kipling and Sir Edward Buck watched
enjoying a similar triumph at Simla,
this monkey tossed the crow into the
air, where Its own companions fell upon it and killed it.
Monkeys certainly have a sense of
fun. Darwin used to spend hours
watching a young female orang outang
in the zoological gardens and was sure
that she had the comic sentiment. She
delighted to put upon her head, like a
cap, a peculiar shaped bowl, which had
a droll effect, and she was sensitive to
the effect which her Joke produced upon the spectators.
The Finest Blosalcs.
The mosaics in the Church of St.
Mark ln Venice are the finest In the
world. They cover 40,000 square feet
of the upper walls, ceilings and cupolas
and arc all laid on a gold ground.
Ingenionr  Ants.
The green ants of Australia mnke
nests by bending leaves together and
uniting them with a kind of natural
glue. Cook saw hundreds at a time on
one leaf drawing It to the ground,
while an equal number waited to re-
nj-vo, hni<I nnd fnotpn It
The KrimEioyi,
The Krooboys, a tribe of aborigines
which inhabit the seacoast of Liberia,
as is well known in the shipping world,
are the west coast seamen. They are
Ihe stevedores and longshoremen of
Assuredly Not
By the terms of an election bet a
man in Emporia, Kansas, obligated
himself to burn his shirt In front of
the state capital in Topeka. In Kansas the wind Is not always tempered
to the shirtless Idiot, either.
Oh the neatness of their neatness
when they're neat,
And the sweetness of their sweetness
when they're sweet,
Oh, the gladness of their gladness
when they're glad,
And the sadness of their sadness
whon they're sad!
And their neatness and their sweetness,
And their gladness and their sadness
Are as nothing to their madness
when they're mad.
Cholera end nil summer complaints
are so quick In their action that the
cold hand of death ls upon the victims before they are aware that danger ls near. If attacked, do not delay In getlng the proper medicine.
Try a dose of Dr. Kellogg's Dysentery
Cordial, and you will get Immediate
relief. It acts with wonderful rapidity and never falls to effect a cure.
The International committee of the
Young Men's Christian association,
which has the oversight of the association in North America, gives some
astonishingly large figures in its review
of the year's work. The associations
now number 1,815, their membership
Is 373,502, and their receipts and expenditures in the year balanced at
Miiiard's Linlmeot Cores Djptheria
•      Equal   Distance
A travelling man who drove across
the country to a little town in west
orn Kansas the other day met a
farmer hauling a wagonload of wator.
"Where do you get water?" he asked. .,    „
"Up the road about seven miles,
the farmer replied.
"And you haul your water seven
miles for your family and stock?"
"Why, in the name of sense, don t
you dig a well?" asked the traveller.
"Because It is just as far one way
as  the other,  stranger."
We publish simple, straight testi
monials, not press agents' Interviews,
from well-known peoplo.
From all over America they testify
to the merits of MINARD'S LINIMENT,  the  best of Household  Rem
C.  C.  RICHARDS   &   CO.
Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food.
Good digestion, ruddy complexion,
splendid circulation, clear brain,
Bteady nerves, sound, reBtful sleep,
better health and greater strength of
mind and body Is what you may expect from tho use of Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food. ,
Not ln any mysterious way but
from the hard fact that Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food is composed of the elements of nature which go to form
new, red corpuscles In the blood, or,
ln other words, make the blood rich,
In the nutritive principle which creates nerve force—the power which
runs the machinery of the body.
Impaired digestion, Irregular action
of the feminine organism, weakness
of heart, lungs or other bodily organs,
pains and aches and all the annoying
consequences of weak nerves and
blood disappear because the cause of
their existence Is removed.
By noting your increase In weight
you can prove that new, firm flesh
and tissue are being added by this
great restorative.
Mrs. W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews, Man., writes: "In February,
1903, I was stricken with paralysis,
fell helplessly on tho floor and had
to be carried tor bed. The doeto
pronounced it a bad case as 1 had no
power in my tongue and left leg. I
remained In that condition for six
months without obtaining benefit
from the doctor's prescriptions or
other medicines.
"My husband advised me to try
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food aud by the
use of this treatment all symptoms
of the disease disappeared. I can now
talk plainly, my leg Is all right and
I can do my housework. How grateful I am to be cured by so wonderful a remedy."
Test the extraordinary upbuilding
power of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50
cents a box, at all dealers, or Ed-
manson, Bates & Co., Toronto. The
portrait and signature of Dr. A. W
Chase, the famous receipt book au
thor, are on every box.
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget io Cows.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
quiets tickling throats, hacking coughs, pain in the lungs.
It relieves congestion, sub-
dues inflammation. It heals,
strengthens. Your doctor will
explain this to you. He knows
all about this cough medicine.
"We hare uaeit Chorry Pectoral In
oar family for 25 -ear. for throat ami limr
troublai. anil wo think no medicine equal. It."
Mn_. A. Pohhot. Appleton, Minn.
All ilrnyaiM
A Russian has devised a means for
preserving dead bodies by embalm
Ing them In glass. The body ls flrst
covered with a thin coating of liquid
glass. It Is then placed in a mould
and melted glass poured round it.
The body thus becomes enclosed ln
an air-tight, solid and transparent
mass of glass, and would be preserved indefinitely.
Ignorance la a Corae—"Know thyself" Is a good admonition, whether
referring to one'a physical condition
or moral habitudes. The man who Is
acquainted with himself will know
how to act when any derangement in
his conditio* manifests Itself. Dr.
Thomas' Electric Oil Is a cheap and
simple remedy for the eradication of
pain from the system and for the
cure of all  bronchial  troubles.
Animal Conqnenl Marked One of *h«
Epoch-, in  Civilization.
The conquest ol the horse by mar
and Its final utilization for nil pur.
poses which are discharged by steam
and electricity today marked one of
the great turning points In the history
of civilization. In the great earth and
sand preglaclal deposits of Europe the
true wild horse is as widespread,
though not ns vailed, as in America.
It is not at this stage associated with
the remains of man, because no preglaclal man except tbe pithecanthropus or trlnil mau of Java bus been
found. In the lnterglaclal or postglacial period the remains of man and
the horse are first found together. The
flrst association occurs ln the middle
of the paleolithic or rough implement
period. The discovery of all the possible uses of tbe horse came very gradually, however, for there Is abundant
proof that man first bunted and ate,
then drove ond flnully rode the animal.
The prevailing drawings of the paleolithic horse represent him as hog
maned, with no forelock to conceal the
low bred Roman nose. A second type
In the Mouthe cave, a bearded horse
with long, bristling mane, long ears
and convex forehead, Is regarded by
M. Riviere as another species. But It
Is not clear to my mind that tbes.
drawings represent more than the
summer and winter coats of the same
animal. Besides these Roman nosed
types, to which Kwart traces the mod-
eru cart horse, there are others with
small heads and flat noses, which
Ewart associates with the Celtic pony
and possibly with tbe origin of tli.
thoroughbred. Other cave drawings,
reproduced by M. Capltan, leave little
doubt flint the ass wns known In Europe. It ls also certain from abundant
evidence In the caves of France thai
there was a larger horse toward the
south perhaps, while the smaller
breeds muy have frequented the coldei
northern regions.—Century.
Forgiveness ls a very poor foundation
for friendship.
Going visltiug Is like borrowing from
tbe neighbors—you have to pay back.
Which would be wiser for a man past
fifty to do—muny a trained nurse or s
good cook?
There is need of a never-flnd-fault-
with-your-meals club. Digestion would
be better and tbe family happier.
If a secret Is kept a secret this Is one
sign that It was not considered Important enough to tell.
One thing about an Idle woman-
she does not stand on tbe street and
bore people with her "views," ss aa
idle man does.
Speaking of superfluous words, ls it
necessary to say in telling that a woman has gone visiting that she ls visiting "friends?"
OI,l Time  Controversies.
Old time controversies were often
vigorous in language. In a controversy
with Milton concerning the divine
right of Kings Salmaslus called his opponent a puny piece of a man, a bo-
munculus, a dwarf not having a human figure, a bloodless being, a creature of skin aud bones, a contemptible
pedagogue fit only to flog boys, a rhinoceros, a hangdog looking fellow. The
great English poet not only answered
In kind, but entered Into an extensive
correspondence with people In Holland
to obtain petty gossip and scandalous
anecdotes concerning his opponent.
How's This I
We offor One Huntlrod Dollars Reward fur
tinr cn-o of Catarrh t at cannot bo cured by
Hall's Cillnrrh 1 ure.
P, J OHEVEY A CO., Toledo.O.
We the»r ed, have known F. J
Cheney tor the last l-> years, and believe him
I I'fle, ily 1 mi. iiii I ilo in ull business triiii-net-
1011- and fliiiinciiilly al le to carry ont any ob-
l nations m He hy liis firm.
hole ale Urugg'sts, Toledo, O.
Hill's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, act-
luff di eetly epwi the 1 Inod and ducous sur-
Itices of the s stone lest monials sent free
Price t~i cams ner bottle. Soldbyal   riiiinists.
'lake Hull's Family 1'iPs  nr Gon.umpdon.
Better Thnn Stealing.
Many years ago a newly arrived
liigblaiulcr was being shown the sights
of Glasgow by a fellow countryman.
As tbey crossed a street they saw In
the distance a douse crowd of people,
and the newcomer asked what lt
meuut. He was told that there was a
man being hanged. He then inquired
what they were hanging him for, and
he was told it was for sheep stealing.
He looked aghast at this news and at
last exclaimed: "Ochnn, Ochan; hanging a man for stealing slieeps! Could
lie no' ha bocht them and then no'
peyed for them'."—"Reminiscences of
Sir Archibald Gelkle."
Thought HU lias Bill Too lll«.
Mr. Peek had an enormous gas bill
after he had had a gas stove one
month. Protest to the gas company
brought no explanation, so be went to
tlie cook Bridget for an explanation
and opened the subject with "How do
you like the gas stove, Bridget?"
"Sure, It's foine. I haven't had to light
the stove but once since It came."
Chronic Catarrh
Always Catching Cold
No Return in 14 Years
Aifjuiirrlsi.: #_-. —mSSmikmiSSm
I Weak Throats
Ayer's Pills  greatly aid  recovery.
Purely  vegetable, gently laxative.
Died  Happy
Representative Fitzgerald of Bos
ton has a story of an Irish couple In
that city who, despite a comparative
ly happy life, were wont to havi
violent misunderstandings. Nevertheless, the pair were devoted to each
other, antl when the husband died
not long ago the widow was lnconsol
Shortly after the funeral a friend
who had dropped In to see how Mrs
Mllllgan was getting on chanced to
"Well, there's one blessing, Mag
gle„ for they do say that poor Mike
died happy."
"Indado ho did," responded the
widow. "The dear lad! The lasht
thing he done was to crack me over
the head wid a medicine bottle."
Falnl lilunner.
"He Is gone!" she wailed. '_[e 11
gone forever!"
"Dou't be downcast," her frl.n-
urged.   "He may come back."
"No, no; I shall never see lilra .gain.
I gave up the letters he bad writ-en to
on Eastern and Southern Grown Nursory stock
that will not grow, but writo for our ciitiilt'inio
of hardy Apnlos, Crabs, I'.urns, Cliorrios,
Qoosoberrios, Raspberries, Currants, Btrawber*
rles. Roses. Ornamental Khiubs an l Trees
Hea„eaud Windbreak Tree', Perrnninl Plant",
etc, Trees thit will ffrmv in Man tulia mul
the Territories.      Address
St. Churl s, Mnn.
S u s sex,
N. B.,
w r i t es,
May 2.,
1004, an
interesting letter re-
tho cure
of her
dang liter, U
y ea rs
ago, of
MISS QARBATT, SU.MI, N-B.       of    the
"My daughter, when she was 6 years
old, was troubled with a very bad cold
for over six months.
She wus short of breath, nnd seemed to be choked up all tlio time.
'"J lie uoeior said lt was caiurrh of
the head and throat, and gave her
medicine for It, but It gnve no relief.
Seeing Psychlue advertised, I decided
to try It, und before she had finished
the first boltle she was as well ns ever.
The catarrh never returned, although
14 years huve passed away since then,
and she Is now grown to young; womanhood."—Mrs. Wm. Garratt.
PSYCH-NTS   Is   pronounced   Si'-KI-t-Jf
Th- Pr. Hlornm Remeiliea ore sold by all
drURKfat* unil many ifenerel stnros.
PhyoHInc at $1.00 ■ er Bottle.
For fnr her ntlvire, information or free trial
bottlo wri n llr. T. A slucntn Lim tod. Head
Otlii-r-s anil Laboratory, I7y King street west,
Toronto, Canada.
TRY IT ONCE, It wilt do you good.
CEYLON TEA is the Purest and Sweetest Tea in the
world.    It is sold only in sealed lead packets  to preserve its
native goodness.    By all Grocers.
S1J I B Your Qruin to us to bs sold on arrival or afterwards, as you maj
■ ■ ■ ■ wish. We do a -trlctlr Commisilon business, in which we ban baa
10 year's experience. Prompt and reliable work guaranteed. Liberal Advances. Oorro.
spondoace bollolted.   Lioon.ed and Bonded.    Referenco-Bunk of Hamilton, Exehangi
.16 Grain Exchange,
I am the Oldest
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and highest market prices. c    cr>|xTiy* drawer
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We make a specialty of low grade   wheat.  Write us before shipping. We
will show how we oan serve you.
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ay Bank in Winnipeg.
The great rule of health—
Keep the bowels regular.
And the great medicine
Ayer's Pills.
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If It is a Question ot Warmth use J
It Retains Heat aad Keeps erat Cold.
Writs for  Samples  aad Frlcss.
TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agent*, Winnipeg.
Very Likely
A very stout farmer and tils equally
.tout wife drove out to call    on    the
minister.    The one  sat  iu  tho  front
if the  trap aud   the    other    behind.
They had to cross a pretty deep ford
in the way.
Arrived at the   liianse  the    farmer
was greeted  by  the    minister,    who
"Dut  why did   you  not  bring Mrs.
Brown  with you?"
"Sho's  thero—In   the  trap   behind."
"No, she is certainly not there."
"Wool, she was when we left homo.
luldness  gracious! .that    must    hae
icon the splash 1 heard."
Not n NuuaenllnK pill.—The ex-
olplent of a pill Is the substance
which enfolds the" Ingredients nnd
makes up the pill mass. That of Pur-
mclco's Vegetable Pills Is so compounded as to preserve their moisture, and they can be carried Into any
latitude without Impairing their
strength. Many pills. In order to keep
them from adhering;, aro rolled In
powders, which prove nauseating to
the taste. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
are so prepared that they are agreeable  to the most  delicate.
A girl at St. Louis, U.S.A., not con-
ent with bringing an action against
her sweetheart for breach of promise,
s also suing her father, mother, sis-
ers and brothers for conspiring to
ireak off the engagement.
Minard's Liniment Cores Distemper.
She   Knew   Him
Here is a talo from Los Angeles,
/hero divorce la remarkable easy.
. wn children met at a dancing school,
i.iId the little girl: "So you have
. new father at your house, I hear."
,'es," replied the littlo boy, "uud he
) the nicest chap I over saw.'
Pooh," said tho liitlo girl, "I know
il about hiin; ho was my fathei!
Only an  Episode
Breathlessly tho young man who
had declared himself stood o'. sr her,
awaiting his  answer.
Breathlessly—yet It was better so.
Ho   was  chewing  a   clove.
TESTIMONIAL  from   th.  law  SIB 8AM
OEL nAKF.R,  the (amou. Nil.  Explorer
"Newton Abbot. Hevon Dear Sirs—I
have delayed my thank, aa I wiehea U
•.est the effect ol Blair'. PUIS -7 a «»
_lent Interval of time
"For ten year. I had .unereo ae^tely
from Gout and life had lo.t Its attrae
tlon owln« to tha urn ertalrity of health
and audden visitation, of the enemy
which prostrated me lor monthe. or week,
according to'.the virulence of th. attacks
"Blair's PHI. have reti'lared me Immense
service, u i no longer fear aa attack
of  limit.
"For the last twenty month. I have
been comparatively fcee. a. one or two
attempted visitations have been Immediately etamped out by th. assistance of
Blair's Fills.
"Truly yours  (Signed) Ssml. If  Baker.
Lyman  Sons Si  Co..  Montreal  and  Tor*
onto; The Bole  Iiruf.  Co.,  Winnipeg;  ana
Martin, Bole A Wynne Co , Winaluea.
Superfluous Hair
Removed by the New Principle
Da 911iracf c
Electrolysis, X-ray or depilatories are
offered you on the baro word of the
operators and manufacturers. I) I_
MIRACLE is not. His tlio only method
wliitih is indorsed by physicians. Burgeons, dermatolngiats, mediral journals
and prominent magazines. Ilookletwill
will be sent free, in plain, sealed
Your money baek without question if
it'nils to do all that is claimed for it.
III. MIRACLE mailed, sealed in
plain wrnppor, on receipt of $1. Write
for it to-day to DE MIRACLE CHEM
ICAL CO., £3 Queen Sthe-t West,
TonoNTO, or
A S11111II Pill, l>ul Powerful.—They
that Judge of the powers of a pill by
It's size would consider Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills to be lucking. It Is
a littlo wonder among pills. What
it lacks In size lt niukes up In poten-
y.-Tue remeuies ivhloii it curnss an
.ii up In ihese small doses, becausi
they are so powerful that only smal
doses are required. The full strength
of the extracts Is secured In this form
and do their work thoroughly,
Inn Maclaren recounted this story
n a lecture on Scottish humor: In a
lull Scottish Village, on a dull morning, one neighbor called at another's
louse. He was met at the door by
n's friend's wife, and the conversation which ensued was thus: "Cauld?"
'Ay." "Qaun to bo weety (rainy),
I'm tlilnliin'." "Ay." "Is .lohn In?"
'On, ay! lie's In." "Can I see him?"
'Na," "But u wanted tae see him."
'Ay, but ye canna see him. John's
ii'id." "Dt'iti?" "Ay." "Sudden?"
"Ay." "Vi'ira sudden?" "Ay, verra
mdden." "Did lm sny onythlng abool
1 put o' goon pent Wore he deed?"
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soap I'owder isbettei tlm 11 other jwwders,
as it is both soup ami disinfectant,     3^
Would  Not   Like  to  Say
"Now, Tommy," said   the   teacher,
"what Is this word I have written ou
the  board—s low?"
"oli, yes you do—think. What doos
your pupa rail you when you go on
un errand and don't get buck for a
lung timo?"
"You'd lick mc if I told you, ma'am"
Made big enough for a big
man to work in with comfort
Has more material in it than
any other brand of shirt in
Canada. Made on the
H.B.K. scale it requires 39#
to 42 yards per dozen, whereas
common shirts have only 32
to 3 3 yards.
That's the reason why the
H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never
chafes the armpits, Is never
tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full
and comfortable and wears
Each shirt bears a tiny book
that tells the whole history
of the "Big" Shirt, and
also contains a notarial
declaration that the H.B.K.
"Big" Shirt contains 3_>J<
to 42 yards of material per
Sold at all dealers but only
with this brand:—
Montreal       Wljulpsi       Dawssa
W    N     U    No    8IB -fliifcfc..
' .<Ef.aMi_.-u_4 April 8, isi>9.)
Urncr: 3,5.25 Westminster avenne.
■•MRS. It   Whitney,  Publisher.
Xhguah Ofkice—30 Fleet Street,
"tonrkin, E. 0., Euf.'limtl Whero a
SUeOf "The Advocate" is kept for
Jfotieeset Births, Marriages, uml Deaths
\inlilisiied free of charge.
.Notices for Chnrch nud  .Society Enter-
•  taininents, Lectures, etc.,   wheke
"■ bn charged fir,
Rtftes 'for Display  Advertising  made
known  im application,
All   Advertisements are   run regularly
aud charged for uutil ordered they
be discontinued.
vTrailsi-mt   Advertizer,   must   puy   in
The Seperate   School   Question.
.^ulwcriptiou $1 a year
payable   in
0 oonta a Copy.
Tel. B1405.
'V_UC0tr\'ER, B. O., Mar. 11th, l(K)f_.
South Vancouver.
Resolution on tha School Bill.
"Cofty of a, resolution passed at a
meeting (if the South Vancouver
Council, March 4th, IDOfl.
"That "representation be made to
the government that ihis council after a careful perusal of the School
Act now before the House, considers
' the same unworkable as regards
'sft-iral School Districts in Municipalities, and begs to submit tlie following;
"1. That the .boundaries of the var-
ijdns bgIiouI districts be made to coniform to the rural municipal boundrics,
"2. That school trustees be elected
in January in each year and that they
"be required to submit an estimate of
their proposed expenditure for one
current year to tlie Council of Education, who ahall if fliey consider
such expenditure necessary, instruct
the Municipal Council to levy a rate
equally over tbe whole of the municipality. The rate to be collected
with the ordinary tax for the current
year and to be of sufficient amount to
"Cover such authorized expenditure
IrVnd that the same be collected upon
the ordinary Assessment Roll of the
' "3. That each Board nf School
.Trustees shall deliver to the treasurer or clerk of the municipality their
vouchers and a balance sheet showing
receipts and expediture at least two
'days "Before the audits of the municipality whenever they arc held.
."4. That no clergyman be a trustee.
"Also that the government should
hand over to the municipalities the
duty of collecting tlie revenue tax, as
at present not half tbe people pay the
same. The collector could then include the tax in liis ordinary notice to
a' person who is .\ ratepayer resident
"iu the municipality and the roatl tax
'collector would collect frum all names are nut on tlie roll and
Vhat the municipality should hav
bite-third for collecting."
The mass meeting called by the R.
W. G. Lodge, I.. O. L. pf British Columbia on Tuesday was largely attended and solid in opposition to the
"Separate Schools" clauses. The following resolutions were passed and
telegrams sent lo Ottawa.
'"That whereas, the Autonomy Bill,
now under discussion by llie Parliament of Canada, and having for its
object the formation of the two new
Canadian provinces of Alberta and
Saskatchewan, contains clauses pro-
viiling for llie establishment of separate schools in the aforesaid provinces, and the maintenance o( the
same, in purl by grants of public
money derived from llie sale of public lands wilhif) the area of said provinces.
"He il therefore resolved that the
electors of the city of Vancouver in
mass-meeting assembled, do hereby
cntcr :i most solemn and emphatic
protest against the enactment by the
Parliament of Canada ol ihe said
school clauses for the following reasons:
"1. Thai the enactment of the pro-
poscd Icgislatiop by the Parliament
of Canada is " deliberate and unwarrantable interference with provincial
"2. That it is an insidious attempt
to force on llie said provinces a system of separate schools when tlie entire question of education should* be
left to the provincial Legislature to
be dealt with as the people of said
provinces desire through their directly elected representatives.
":i. Tlmt the granting of public
money to any religious denomination
for the purpose of teaching the doctrines or tenets of said religion is
wrong in principle and contrary to
the spirit of the constitution.
"I. That the proposed legislation,
if cn-ictcd by the Parliament of Can-
ad;'., v.ill prove a source of continual
discord antl endless rancor, which
will not be conducive to the material
progress and development of the
Car. ulirin West.
"And be it further resolved that
copies of this resolution he sent to
thi' Premier of Canada, R. G. Macpherson, M. P., and the local press,
and to the leader of the Opposition."
Delicious Butter
Your best safeguard against poor
butter is the trade -experience of your
grocer.   It's ours.
Our practical experience of butter--
it's naking—in all its phases is unique
From the moment the milk leaves the
cow till the butter is wrapped up hero
and sent to your table. Other people
rccoguize us as exports iu dairy produce.
We have a quality standard, and
adhere strictly to it; onr unequalled
reputation is duo to it. We have one
uniform quality always, and price
below others.
Our Creamery Butter ia a delicacy,
Perfect, pure, delicious, fresh flavor,
nicely straw colored, of a fragrance enticing and reminding of tortile fields
autl pure bright sunshine.
"A credit to every table," said a
lady tho other day.
%-Sns. for 55c.
S.T. Wallace
Westminster avenue & Harris street.
Telephone 1266
Mnil Orders Promptly Filled.
larger size than the throat measure is
worn, and the right height bought,
that trouble will be obviated. b> the
severity of the plain collar and cravat
is not becoming, the hemstitched
white linen turnover can be worn with
a black ribbon or while lawn necktie.
best wear. Russet shoes, both low
and high, as well as low bronze Oxfords, cannot but be popular, since
browns and beiges are on the fashionable color list of dress materials.
For summer straws, their name is
legion, and some of those small, fine
straw-braid packages cost incredible
prices, all of which means that smart
hats are to tax our exchequer, even
ii they do take in the making a yard
or so less, because of the shrinkage
in size of spring models. Next to
laces in their weaving, straws may be
admired for bolh beauty and skill, in
fact, ihe crin, or hair-braids are marvels this season, having the closest
possible resemblance to charming
laces, with raised designs, or without.
A lovely linen blouse may be had
at the cost of three and one-half yards
of linen, if one is willing to spend a
little time and work on it. Draw the
threads to form four-inch squares,
hem stilching each one and working
spiders in the spaces where the lines
intersect. In Ihc centre of each
square embroider a little spring or
some conventional design; the former, however, is prettier. Cut the
front, if your figure is full, on the bias
so that the squares will be turned into diamonds, as this will prove more
becoming. The sleeves and backs
must be similarly biased. For a full
figure four yards must be allowed.
Face the edges of back where it fastens with a piece of the straight linen
for a slight figure use the squares in
their original position, The linen
should be very sheer.
What wc may be sure of is that in
thin materials the full skirts are accepted for another season, though
they may not be so voluminous. There
is quite a modification seen across the
fronts, as well as on the hip lines, of
some of the latest examples in spring
costumes, while rather wide yoke
pieces fitting the figure have the sanction of Paris dressmakers. It is one
of the best methods to keep llie present style of skirts free from a disastrous top fullness. Tall, slender women lrtive the privilege of carrying
skirt fullness to any exaggeration they
find becoming, and wc shall 110 doubt
sec them wearing carriage gowns with
skirt lines flowing into picturesque
drapery ,cven though in true Princess
models, answering well for the back
and sides, while the fronts have a
superadded drapery, starting from the
shoulders and carried down the entire
front of the skirt, but first crossing
from the right side over to the left
midway of the bodice.  '
Many peculiar things havo been
made articles of commence, and the
public has beeu accustomed to sec ninny
roore or less .acred emotions, and things
more material hav. ked about in the
marketplace, but callous as public sent i-
h-'erit la many persons will road with n
ihock Hint some American business men
^lave formed a stock company to exploit
the soil of Ihe Holy Land, The iniin-
liou is to import and sell smull packages
hf earth from the Holy Lund. Each
packet of earth will be accompanied by
an affidavit from a well known mau of
Al<at-iurlriii, Egypt, who has been
dspr-ciolly engaged to get the earth and
export it, properly labelled. In tbe
opinion of the promoters of tlie sohomc
liinuy persons will buy earth from
Palestine who would not cue for ii
from any oilier place, (ieihseinaiii',
Golgotha, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jirus.i-
(tstu and other stub historic places will
be the sources of the supply for this
Sew Commercial enterprise. The idea
!« said to have originated iu Dresden.—
Linen collars have again come inlo favor, antl are made in so many
attractive shapes and designs that
every taste can be gratified. Stocks
of all kirn's arc also used, but for
summer wear there is really nothing
that quite takes the place of a linen
collar or turnover;, it stays in place
and gives a neal appearance in the
hottest weather. The objection some
women have lo linen collars is that
they mar tiie throat, but if a half-inch
Youug Peoples Societies.
{,'iynl Worker's of Christian Endonvor
meet at 16 minutes In T,   every  Sunday
.'■veiling in Advent Christian Ohuroh,
idruer Niiuh iivo. und Westmiuster Rd.
Epworth   Dengue of   Mt.    Pleasant
Methodisl Church me.ts nt N p. m,
B. T. P. TJ., meets in  Mt. Pleasant
Ui-ptist Church uf S p, m.
The Y. P. S. C. B„ moots nt  S p. 111
in JJt.pieasasunt Presbyterian Ohuroh
t'W;*"-i; '*-*■''■ If V-WTx
gar- Subscribers   who fail to
_;e'_ "'i'he Advocate" on Saturday   morning   please
ftis office.
Telephone B1405
Th.'crown of womanhood is motherhood.
Rut uneasy lies the head thai wears the
crown or anticipates till* coronation, when
there is a lack of womanly strength to benr
the burdens of maternal dignity and duty.
The reason why so many women sink under
the strain of muiheihood is because they
uie unprep ired.
"I unhesitatingly advise expectant ninth-
era to use lit. Pierce's Pavorlte Prescription,"wriic. Mrs.J.W. 0, Stephens, of Mils,
Northumberland Co., Vn. The reason for
this advice is that Dr.Pierce'B Favorite Prescription i.i Llie best preparative for the
maternal function. No matter how healthy
antl stroug a woman . may be, she cannot
use "Favorite Prescription"1 as a preparative for maternity without gain of health
and comfort, llul it is the women who are
not strong who best appreciate llie great
benefits received from ihc u.e of "Favorite
Prescription." For one tiling its use makes
the baby's advent practically painless, It
has in many cases lcdueid days of suffer.
lug to a few brief hours. It h-iii changed
the period of anxiety and struggle into a
time of ease and comfort.
The proprietors and makers of lioctor
Pierce's Pavorlte Prescription now feci
fully warranted In offering to pavfjoo for
any case of I.cucorrlic'H, Female Weakness,
Prolapsus, or Falling of Womb, which th.y
cannot cure, All the Woild's Disptnssry
Medical Association, Proprietors, of buffalo, N. Y.. ask is a fair mid rea on.ihl.
trial of their means of cure.
There is to be a new pose in the
wearing of some new model spring
and slimmer hats. The head bandeau
is so fashioned that the hat really
rests on the very top of the head, so
much so that the whole hair coiffure
i; distinctly visible, which means,
naturally that onels hair has to be exceedingly well and carefully dressed.
Por this style of hat the hair looks its
best when ondulce rather than dressed low in the neck. The headband of
of this hat in the back receives a most
effective and generous trimming of
flowers and silken rosettes or bows,
which must lie very close to the hair.
The crown and front are treated quite
simply. A low sailor shape is one of
the most recent examples of this
smart style, and it is made up of a
fine golden straw braid which strongly resembles a gold military braid in
color, but has a softer suppleness, as
well as a far higher gloss, which Ihc
gold braids lack. This hat trimming
consists of exquisite full bunches of
lilacs, well shaded and mixed in with
fuschia-pink pcau de cygnc. This
combination is to be greatly prized
among the new millinery conception
of contrasts, and to be ranked also
as a decidedly new shade carried out
into silks, ribbons, maliucs, flowers
and feathers.
French millinery emphasizes not
only the fuschia pink just mentioned,
but Ityacinthe-blues, rose lettuce-
greens and tulip-greens, besides old
rose, reddish violets autl very pale
flesh piuks. These, as well as reds,
are carried out into three shades,
sometimes in four, the effect ol which
is artistically studied and combined.
One sees this style of shading in the
new monsseline taffeta ribbons of all
widths, cither plain or moire. Flow
ercrl antl colored ribbons arc showing
a revival of an old style in having
picot edges, which consist of little silk
tufts, fan-shape, autl cither ill solid
colors matching the ribbons or in
variegated colors. Ouly the best ribbons are so edged. Much is to be done
wilh ribbons in the way of gown
trimming, and for that reason both
plain ami fancy ribbons are carried
down by bolts into inure numerous
gradations of widths than ever before.
As fur the sash ribbons, they are veritable works of art in color ami design, and enter into many other uses
besides the purpose of a sash, as, for
instance, a short plaited bolero, sash
The first map engraved in Canada
by the wax process comes from the
Stovcl Company, of Winnipeg. It is
a map of Manitoba, in eight attractive colors, and shows evfcry post
office and railway station in the province. The details are all very distinct, and the type matter very legible and beautiful. To add to its
value as a vest pocket convenience,
it has a complete alphabetical index,
enabling one lo lind any place on
the map in a moment. Il is sold at
the nominal price of fifteen cents.
of GO-CARTS and
Bab)' Carriages ever
brought   to   British
Furniture, Easy Chairs, Ofilco Desks,
Carpets and Liuolunms.
B. Y. P. U. Topics.
The Baptist Young People's Uniou
meets every Monday evening iu the
basement room of the church, 'unction
of Westminster road and Westminster
avenue. Tlie following nro the topics
for the next few weeks:
IS: "Christ  tho  Great  Physician,"
Luke iv. 10-19, v. 27-82; I. Potor ii. 24.
20th : "Glorifying God iu Our Daily
Matthew v. 18-16; Romans xii
27th ; "Fatherhood autl Brotherhood,
Acts xvii. 24-28; John xvii. 20, 21.
City of Vancouver
TENDERS will be received by tb
undersigned up to Saturday, April 1st,
nt 4 p. m., for the purchase of debentures of tlie City of Vaucouver to the
amount of $176,000.00. These debeufcure-
bear interest at thu rate of four (i%)
per cent, per annum, payable half
yearly nnd extending over it period of
forty .yenrs. The Oity reserves the righr
to reject any or nil tenders.
For further particulars apply to thl
Vancouver, B. C, Jau. 25th, 190...
4.6-418 Westminster ave.
Telephone 771.
Oranges 2 doz.  for  25c,  aud
up to 25c a doz.
Teas from 30c up.
We are selling Ram Lai Tea,
one. of the sweetest,
cleanest   aud   most
wholesome  of   teas.
Try it.
Our Coffee at 40 cts. a pouud
is excellent.
Apples at $1.15 a box.
RING up 'phone 448.
Mt. Pleasant
Junction of Westminster road mul Wostmlu
Bter iiveiuui. SKKVICKS nt 11 a. 111.
anil 7:-.p,in.; Sunday School at 2:30 p.111
Kev. A. W, McLeod, Pastor, im
sixth avenue,oust.
Ciirnerof Nlnt nnd We.stiiiin.ier avenuo-.
SERVICES at 11 a. in., and 7 p. 111.; Sunday
school and lllhle Olnsa -:;n> p.m. Uev. A. K
ilelluiriiiKlo'i, B. A., I). D„ Pastor.
Parspnflgo l_:t Elovonth avenue, west. Telephone B1249,
Corner Ninth avenue unci Quebec .street
BUR.VICES at 11 a.m.,and7:80 p. ra.; Sunday
School at_:_0p. in. I.ev.3._.A.WIlson, B.A.,
Paslor. .Valise corner of Eighth avenue anil
Ontario Btreet.   Tel. lOiiii.
St Miciiaf.l s, (Anglican).
Corner W.stitiinvtcr road and Prince Edward
ilreet. SERVICES at,, and7:30 p.m..
Holy Communion 1st and :to Sundays in each
mouth uftor morning prayor, 2d and lth sun
.In.v1111i81i.111. Sunday 8-11001 nt _:_0 p. in.
Rev. Q. II. Wilson, Iteelor.
Rectory 8"2 Thirteenth avenue, east. Tele-
phono B17IW.
Ml veil I Christian,  Church   (not "Hi day Ad-
-lilists) curlier Ninth avenue ami   Wesvinin
ter road.  .Services 11 a.m., ami 7:30 p.m.,
iilinlay school al   10 n. in.    Young peoples'
.society of Loyal Workers rjf Christian Endeavor moots overy Bundsy evening al 6:45o'clock.
Prayer-meeting We'liiefilny nights a _8 o'clock
Disciples—meets in old Baptist Church,
Seventh avenne, between Westminster
avenne and Quebec street.
Special services by Madison   Wright.
Lord's Day nt 11 a.m., 8 aud 7:110
p. 111. Week days nt 7:80 p. ni. All
Crowds Keep Coming.
to the Big Mortgage Sale.   As it gets uearer to closing out time, we
get more reckless with the prices.
DRESS GOODS.—Silk and Wool Crepe de Chine, in black, brown,
grey ami navy ; regnlar '*;1.2"> yd., for"75c.
Bilk Voile, black, brown, grey, navy; regular $2 yd., for "51.00.
Lustres, 44-iu., grey, green, fawn and   brown   shot;   regular   75c to
§1.25 n yd., sale price 40c.
Sicilian,-extra line value; regular $1,50 yd , for 75c.
Costumes Lengths, in tweeds, very lates) iu brown aud green,  etc.;
regular ?10 suit length for IfO each.
Canvas Cloth, brown, green, navy, black; regular $2 yd., for $1.00.
^^^^^^    i__f'
303 Hastings Street.
At Bottom Notch for Prices and Top Notch for. Quality.
2315 West....aster Ave. ' Phone 935.
For Ladies and Misses. |
Latest cut, best material. [
To be sold out at catching [
prices.    See them at once.
W. W. Merkley
Westminster Avenue,  Ml. Pleasant
.. .    .l—«f
|       Ml. Pleasant .
I       Meat Market
l  2.ill Westmiuster Avo., Cor. 7th.
JCOr-OGO CC'GGOGGG 0000000000
^    All kinds of §
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o ' "gggocoooo 0
8        VefletaMes      |
$ always on hand,    g
x     Your patronngo is 6
q rer.pectsnlly solicited,    h
Q Prompt Delivery. O
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Kenneth Sweet. Prop
If yon know any items of Mt-.Plea.smit
uews—Social, Personal or auy other
news Items—send thom in to "The
Advocate," or by telephone—1.1-105.
50c for six mouths.
25c for three months.
Ono Thousand White uml Yillow
Ramblers, two-year-old, ull first-
class bushes, for lBc anil 20c onch.
■ Aeeler
Noi'E—Street Curs pass my place.
2*.4 Westminster Avo.   Mt. Pleasant.
^"w'liich Meet on fit. Pleasant
" Correct,
Mow to .Use It."
A Monthly  Magazine  Devoted   to  the
Use of Euglish.
Interesting. Instruct ivc
Partial Contents fop. this Month
Course in Englith for the Bogiutier,
Course iu  Euglish for (he  Advuuci
How lo Increase One's Vooabnlniy.
Tho Art of Conversation.
Should and Would: How to Use Tbem
Pronunciation,! Oeufdnry Dictionary.
Correct English in the Somo.
Correct English in tht; School.
Whnt to Suy and What Not so Sny.
Business English for the Business Mm
Compound Word: il.owtoWi iio Tliem
Studios in English Literature,
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19 meets'every
Tuesday tit 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Archer Block, Ml, Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited 1
to attend.
Noiiu: Grand—0. G. Kenny. v
Recording SEOtwrAtot-rT h 0 s.
Iftvcktiy, Heather and Eighth avenue.
1. o. i.
Court Vancouver li!2S, Independent,'
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th.
Mondr.ys of each mouth nt 8 p. m,
Visiiin;; brethren always welcome.
Chief Ranueii—J. B. Aberncthy.
Recording Secretary—J. Hansen,
1_ Seventh avenue, west,
FiNANoi/i. Skcrktart—M. J. Crehan,
.J l Princess slreet, Oity,   TelepllilUU
Alexandra Hive No. 7,  holds regular*]
Review   1st  mill  I'd Fridays of   cnehj
mouth in 1. 0. 0. ¥., Hull corner Wont*
inlustiT nud Sevoutb nvenucs
Visiting Ladies nlwnys welcome....
Ludy CoinmiintliT—Mrs. F. L. Piitlloiig,
l.'lil i'.'lcvcnth nveuue, \ e.t._
Ludy P.tciiifl Keeper—Mis. J. Martin,4
Ninth avcnu.i.
Vancouver Council, No. 21lu, iucei<
every 3d und  4th   Thni'sriay.s  of cnclil
mouth,  iu   I   f.  0. P.,   Hall, coiner.
Sovon'.h mul Westminster avenues.
Sojourning  Friends nlwnys welcome.
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
___s WcstiiiliiMeriivenlic.   Tel. 700.
.1.00 a year.   Seud IOo for Sample Copy
Correct Enqlish,Evnnston.lll ,U.S.A
I If you want a
SCmsCRiBB     to    your    Local
Paper NOW!
Dou't be   a   Borrower   of a
paper which only costs $1.00 a
Any one having friends or knowing
of strangers visiting ou Mt. Pleasnnt
will confer a great favor by informing
'Tho Advocate."   Telephone Bl .on.
3 ]."'jj-.*i'iJ-*--ni__r*Tr
Carriage and house slioes have at
last fallen Into the fanciful French
fashions that were discussed mine
two years ago. It would not be surprising io sec theni exploited very
generally by those who arc disposed
11» greater extravagance lhan usual,
for the moment the start is made in
colored shoes economy must be
thrown to tlie winds. For the street
black  kid and  patent  leather arc the
The Big Bnigain Dry Goods Storo of B. 0.
but the NEW aud FASHIONABLE Dry
Goods are here—the most choice lot we have ever
had. We invite you to call in and take a glance
at them, as we can only mention a very small
portion of them iu this space.
PRINTS, (a specinl buy), good patterns, good colors continued with
quality, marked thom a bargain, 50 a yard Ohainbruy in checks,
s'npi'S unil plain colors, fast flies  15o.
LADIES' While Hemstitched Handkerchiefs 0 for 2*io.
DRESS GOODS—The  Fnshfonable  mohairs and  lusters in imvy,
brown, cream u,nl blnck at 'IOo, line, (iOc  ami '16c a  ymd.
LADIES'  Corset.  Covers big assortment trimmed wilh laco nud
embroidery, latest styles 15c, SOo, SBo, UOo, 8Bo, 40c, GOc, up lo* 1.00.
LADIES' Oainbrio Drawers, several rows of hemstltohtng, B6o a pnir.
LADIES' Vests in all Ihe latest nnd up-to-date styles wilh long sleeves,
short sleeves nnd sleeveless Be, IOo, lob, JtOfl, 8Bo, 80o, up to 780 eaoh,
TOWELLINGS 80, 7'..c, tie, IOo, la'-.e and Ifioayard,
CHILDREN'S Black Cashmere Stockings plain & ribbed all sizes,  25c
J. Horner,
4Q@ Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
Ring   np
Telephone   987
or  call  around  at  Ihe  Skin
Works, 408Cordova St., west.
In any case yonr wants will receive fhe
most courteous nnd careful attention,
is only (1.00 a yeur,
fiOe. for fi months,
2,"ic for D mouths,
If you miss The Advocate you miss
the local nows.
E. S, J. HARDV & CO.
Company,  Financial,   Prkh. and
Adv-TRtisbrs' Am.nts.
110 Fleet St., Loudon,  E.G.,  l.ngl::ml.|
Coli mini Business a Specialty.
,»G Shaving
* 5* Parlor.
Westminster Ave., next Glasgow I'onsd
John '.illmaii, Propriotor.
TnilElS Chairs,  und  »  lirstclnss  PalL
Room is run in connection with   the;
Barber Shop—give this place a trial.
Jas. Carnahan.
Onli'i'r piiMiiplly iiiu-nd-jd to,   iiiglit
tiny.  I'ltHrgoK moderate.
Office: 37 Hasfciugfi Btreet, west,
Telephone Number _?nj
Trade Marks
^^^^^^^^^^   Copyrights &c.
AnronO nonrtliiR a sketch nnd dcucrljitlon way
Quickly usr.r-Mi'.n our opinion freo whether an '
iitvnntton ih probably patentikbio-  Comrounlois
tiiiiin itr..-tly'"011ii1inii.ini. HitiTibfiokon i'-iicnta
H.'iii. froo, uldost iii/cncv forsecutluepatont-U    j
Put OUlfl tiikon ill row. h  Mimn .'* Co. IWHUTt \
tytritilnotice, withoutchnreo, initio
A .in? ill imoly illw-trRfri    I,nr*ront etr- I
QlllaUOfl uf liny i-i-H-iUlUr. Jniii'iml.    Tarnid, $3 *, 1
•\ four month**, $1.  Sola by till new-.(leu lent. I
Brnn-li Olllco. IK", .' SU Wiulil-iittin. D. C.
Tun Anvot'ATR is the best advertising
medium where it circulates.  Toi. B1401
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Along Interurban.Ry- Line
The Electric Lighting Line has now been
extended from Gladstone Station to Burnaby
Power House.
Any residents wishing to install the light
will please make application to the Lighting
Department, where further information will
be cheerfully given.
British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Ltd.
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