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Array Flint'*; Laxative Fig Syrup
1   lllll. S3  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
A Purely Vegetable Laxntivo.
Pleasaut to the taste. Effloient in action.
Especially adapted to delicate women and children.
26c a bottle.
M. A. W. Co., Ltd.
Mt.  Pleasant Postoffice Drug Store.
Freo Delivery to any part of tho oity.
I MtPleasant Advocate
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three flonths 25c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
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Always Something:
to interest you every weok in Till' \ UVOUATE
nmnug the Local Items, Miscelimieiias Items,
Woman's Realm, nr the Coutiuued Story. The.
Advertisements will keep you posted on where
to go fnr bargains in all lines.
The subserlptiou price is within the reach of ell.
Delivered anywh.ro iu the City, the Domiuloon
tho United States or Great Britiuu for $1 a year.
Established April 8th, 1800.   Whole No. 820.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   0.,   Saturday,   May 27th,     1906.
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 8.
__ Subscribers are requested to
report any carelessness in tlio delivery
of "The Advocate."
Changes for advertisements should ba
in before Thursday noon to iusui-o their
publicntiou.
Local Items.
The McCuaig Auction and Commission Co., 1,1(1., next to Carneige Library,
Hastings street, bny Furniture for Cosh,
Conduct Auctiou Sales nud handle
Bankrupt Stocks of every description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Dr. and Mrs. N. Allan went to Chilli
whack on Thnrsday to visit Mrs. Allen'1
parents.
Mr Wm. Hunt who recently arrived
from NeepawR, Manitoba, has bought
the residence lately built by Mr. Urqu-
hart corner of Eighth avenuo and
Ontario street. '
Dr. W. F. Coy's family arrived from
the East on Thursday. The doctor's
many friends and clientele are glad |he
will locate with bis family on Mt. 1 'lens-
nut. His new home corner Westminster aud Eleventh avenues, is nearing
completion
 rot———
ThoiTrnstees of Mt. Pleasunt Methodist OUurt'h have seonred an option ou
three lots situated at tho southwest
corner of Tenth aveuue aud Ontario
street. The prioe is 11,000, A meeting
of the Congregation will be called at au
early date to decide the matter.
THE ESSENCE OF NEWNESS in
the SPItraa nud Summer stylos for Meu,
Women, Misses mid Children, we hnve
opened up. Remember the "Watchword" of this storo—satisfaction or
yonr money refunded. R, MILLS,
the Shoe-man,  18  Cordoviit sreet.
New Spring Goods at Mrs. Merkley's. Table Linen, Flannelettes and
Prints in latest designs, of best quality.
Wm. H. Brett Anderson was ono of
the graduating cluss at the Commence-
nient Exercises of the Deutnl Depart
incut of University of Southern. California at Lbs Angeles on May 18th. Dr.
W. II. 11. Audersnu is 11 well-known
resident of Mt. Pleasant, and with Mrs
Aiidei'him is expected to return homo
SO 'U.i
NOTICE. Mr.W J. Tnggurt has opor-
ed his Soda Fount for tho season wheie
you cau get tho Choicest Ico Cold
Drinks. Fruits, Candies, Tobaccos,
Pipos nud Cigars, also Stationery and
School Supplies all of tho best quality.
Cor. Westmiuster and Ninth avenues.
MEETINGS CHANGED—Alexandra
Hive No. 7, Lndies' of the Maccabees,
has changed its regular meeting uights
from the 1st aud 2d Friday evenings to
the 1st and Ud Mouday eveuings of
each mouth, and will iu future meet iu
Mason's Hall, corner Ninth aveuue aud
Quebec street, instead of tho Oddfellows' Hull.
BOARD AND ROOM cau be secured
in a nice home (neur ear line) by lady
or gentleman—lady prefered. Apply at
"Advocate" Ofiice for address.
All members of tho Maple Leaf Lacrosse boys are expected to turu out and
practice regularly from now ou till the
big mateh with tbo West Eud team on
Thursday eveuing, Juue 1st. It is proposed to give the West End boys a
crushing defeat, and so every player is
expected to do his duty toward the cou-
sumntiou of that ond. The Mt. Pleasant Maple Leafs defeated the West End
Argonauts on the 24th, by a score of
4 to 2.
We have tho very cream of the best
(.iinadiiiii and American designs aud
makes iu the Spring aud Summer styles
of shoos for Meu, Women, Misses and
Children   R. MILLS, 18 Cordova street
A number of the Ladies' of the Mac-
ciibeos paid a fraternal visit to the sister
lodges at Victoria this weok, leaving
here ou Monday and returning on
Thursday morning The Lady Be3s of
the Capital City entertaiued tho visitors
most royally. Those who went from
Vnncouver Hive No. 2: Mrs. Margaret
Griffin, Mesdames Blackburn, Howes,
Iuglis, Rollins, Foreman and Rae;
Alexandra Hive was represented by
Mrs. H. J. Foote, and Fairview Hivo by
Mrs. W, A. Kemp.
i   NEW  YORK   I
'~| DENTISTS I—
OUR REPUTATION ns Paiuless Dentists is shown by tho daily
increase iu our practice.   We havo gniued a world-wide reputation with onr dlscovory, which, when applied to the gums,
tooth cau bo extracted absolutely painless.
Our pationts nro so pleased with tho results that thoy not ouly tell
their frieuds, bnt porsoually bring them to our parlors that they
may receive tho samo treatment. Iu this wny, together with the
highest-oinss dentistry, done by our Specmlists, our practice has
gradually increased till wo are second to uoue iu practice.
By the use of our Double Adhesive Snctiou Chamber we are able to
fit the most difficult casts. Whero othor Dentists Fail Wo ^Meet
Wiqh Success. If your tooth drop when you try to eat with thom,
or if you aro afraid of them striking the pavement wheu you sneeze,
there iB somethiug wrong; thoy do not fit. Our Donble Adhesive
Suction Chamber overcomes this difficulty and is Our Own Invention aud oan not be nsed by others.
Gold Crowu, Gold Filling, Bridge Work and all other Dental Work
doue, paiuless, and by Specialists and guaranteed for 10 years.
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1660.
Drench Offico: comer Abbott aud Huntings streets.
Ofiice Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;  Sundays 9 a. m., to 2 p. m.
There were about thirty-flvo oouples
present at the tlnuce giveu by tho
Youug Ladies of St. Michael's Congregation ou Monday eveuiug, in Oddfel-
folows' Hall. The evoning was delight-
sully passed iu the miuso of the dauce,
tho mnsic being excellent and the floor
iu flue condition. About midnight
dainty refreshments consisting of jcllios,
cakes and iee cream were served. The
dauce being given by tho young Indies
tho gentlemen were asked for "the
pleasure,' of a cortaiu uumber of dances,
nnd the bashful, cute way tho rule was
carried out by the ludies was interesting
Ginghams and Chambrays at 15c.
per yard, same as are advertised by
other firms at 18c. per yard, at Mrs.
Merkley's.
Thursday moruiug Mr. E. H. Ponce,
proprietor of the Kiug's Market, received
the sad tidings of tlie doath of his
father, Mr. George Peace. Mr. Peace
ili.nl ut his home iu Manchester, England, and was 87 years nf age, and
leaves a family of three sons and three
daughters.
Mr. Geo. Williamson who has the
contract for tho Royal Bank of Canada
building, coruer Seventh and Westmiuster avenues, is pushing the work as
rapidly as possible.
You cau got |1.20 worth of Dry
Goods for % 1.00 cash.at Mrs.Fnirbairu's,
2458 Westminster nvenn, for tho next
20 duys, commencing Saturday, Mny
(lth. Ohnuge in business, goods must
bo cleared out.
Rov. O. H. M. Sutherland and faaily
returned to Rovelstoko ou Thursday,
after attending tho recent Methodist
Conference. Mr. Sutherland visited a
lurgo number of his frieuds ou Mt.Ploas-
ant while in the city, iucludiug a call at
'The Advocate" office.
The linul shoot for the Mnyanrd
Trophy will be held Tuesday eveuing
uext by the Mt. Pleasaut Gun Club.
Messrs. C. Greon, O. Homewood, W.
Donohue nre ahead at tho present time.
Dr. Robt. Lawrence and Mrs. Lawrence expect to leave on Juue 6th, for
several mouths absence visiting relatives and friends iu the East.
Mrs. H. Ryall and Mrs. (Dr.) Roth-
well of Now Westmiuster, were guests
of Dr. Lazelle Audersou this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Draney and family havo
moved from Ninth and Quebec, to
00 Twelfth avenue, corner Quebec.
Miss Edith Lawrence, toncher in the
Ceutral School, is suffering from sn
iiifliimiiK'd cor, the result of a cold.
Mr. J. Homer, proprietor of the
Argyle House is iu Victoria, on a business trip.
to:
Mrs. W. J. Taggnrt has been ill the
past week but is convalescing.
Post Office Inspector Greenfield Was
mndo arrangements for the opening of a
new Postoffice iu South Vaucouver on
Juno 1st. Tho Postoffice will be located
iu Mr. Miller's shoe store, near the
Junction Iuu, he hnving been appointed
Postmaster. Tho office will be known
officially as Adelaide, nnd will receive
mail daily from Mt Pleasant Postoffice.
Fir blocks and cedar wood mixed, short
lengths, 11.75 per load. Alberta Lumber
Oo , 'phono A1095.
Mrs. R. H. Pool of Sixth nvonue,
received tho sad nows this week of the
doath of a brother, Mr. Alfred
Hutching*, at Edmonton. The deceased
was engaged iu stock raising in that
vicinity aud 11 pioneer of  that country.
Go to Mrs. Merkley's for your embroideries and laces. Only best
Prints   and   Staple   Dry  Goods   sold.
McKinnon's Ico Cream Parlor has
opoued for the soasou. Best cream
ulwns on hand. Opposite No. 8 Fire
Hall, Niuth avonue.
The Woman's Auxiliary of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church nro arraugiug
for a Strawberry Festival, to be hold at
an early date. This is to be the flrst of
tho season'ou Mt. Pleasaut. Watch for
further particulars.
The Epworth Methodist Church has
purchased a half-acre of laud near
Cedar Cottago, ou thu hill overlooking
Sonth Park, and will build 11 church iu
thu near future.
Miss Anuie Hunter of Moaford, Ont
a niece of Mrs (Dr.) Burritt, is visiting
relatives in tho city, aud will spend tho
snuimor here. **•**••
Any ono having frionds or knowing
of strangers visiting on Mt. Pleasant
will confer a groat favor by informing
'Tlie Advocator"   Telephoue B1405.
Mr. Burnet organized a Council of tho
Cnnadiau Order of Chosen Frionds nt
Now Westminster on Tuesday evening
Miss  Mauiio  Brown  wont ovor   to
Nauaimo, for a short visit this week.
A^iy oii'i wanting Blankets Washed
good aud clean, address A. B.,  "Advocate" Office.
REMOVAL. /
J. McIntosii & Sons have removed
thoir monumental works from Westminster Road to Westminster Aveuue,
coruer of Duffeoiu, where they will
coutinuo to manufacture all kiuds of
granite and marble monuments iu tho
latest and most artistic designs. The
new stand is very conveniently situated
for the public, boing on the direct car
hue, and tho dim carry the largest stock
of monuments iu British Columbia.
J. McINTOSH & SONS, WoBtmin-
ster Avenuo, comer of Dufferiu.
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital |!1.000.000.   Reserves 4_3.303.74I5.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bank Department.
OPEN   SATURDAY  NIGHTS   from
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Manager.
Subscribers who fail to
get ''The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.   Telephone B1405
Mr. John Colvillo, coutrnotor, is buildiug a uow    residence    for  Mr. Wm.
Temple ou Sixteenth avenue,
 to:	
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Skiuuer of Eleventh nveuue, returned Friday from
Victoria, whero thoy spout tho weok.
Keep Out the Flies!
SCREEN    DOORS   and    WINDOWS   just   arrived.
When we ordered these goods we wero thinking of yon and just
what you would like. We feel sure you will not lie disappointed
when yon see our stock. It will pny yon to placo your order early
while the stock is complete. —
A full line of Lawn Mowers at the best possible  price.
J      A       FI FTT     Mt. PLEASANl  HARDWARE
•   M.    I  _L_L I   I m STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Genuine Ashcroft
Potatoes J
We have a large consignment, bnt they
are going fast.   Secure some at onoe.
Pure Ontario Maple Syrup, 40c per Qua t
This is Genuine Syrup imported direct from Ontario.
6 pounds of PRUNES for 25c. •      Rowat's PICKLES 10c per bottle.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
X
SSffift Central fleat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
,       Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. ""TSSJSS^
Something Important
POR YOU
2 tins A. JAM... ..25c
8 tius F. PEAS .. 25o
2 tins Cal. TOMATOES 20o
8 pkgs. JELLY POWDER, ,25c
Place your orders with us and get all the snaps.
Orders filled accurately and delivered promptly.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone   1800.
Recotl Sale of Skirts
Ladies' Dress and Walking Skirts in a
large, variety of styles and colors, worth up
to $6.00;   Record Sale Price $2.25.
ADHCC _C«  ff.      30,32 and 34 Cordova St.
.   K|J.-_>-_5 C_ WV/., Telephone 574- ,,
4^%%/%^%>%jMjj**'»4*%^ %»vv»»jt«t%»%»%**>%w»%vi
Peters' Boot and
Shoe Store ffisi*.
A Good Stock of
CHILDREN'S Staple FOOTWEAR
always   on'hand.
Our    Own    Handmade
Boots    and   Shoes    are
second to   none in  the
City.
Repairing a Specialty.
245(1 Westminster nvonue.
Mrs.   Clyde  Dougan  is  visiug   her
parents.
For   local  news  subscrilie    fnr  THE
ADVOCATE, only *1 for 12 months.
THE ALEXANDRA
Elegtiiolvkih Parlor of Hairdrossing, Manicuring, Facial Massage and
Scalp Treatment for Ladies and Gentlemen. Superfluous hair, warts nud
moles removed by Electrolysis.
Valuable Information given to every
lady patron on "How to take euro of
yourself-"
Skin Food for building up Iho wasting
tissue. Orange Flower Cream to pre
vent uud heal sunburn.
Madame Humi'iikeyh, /.HO Granville
street.
 :o:	
DO IT NOW !—If not iilrondy a Sub
seribor to "Tbo Advocate" become oue
now.   Only "SI for 12 uioutbs.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry uud Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lioe Killor,
Holly Chick Food, Boefscraps, Eto.
FLOUR lin'd'FEED.
S_"*CIXI-I Corner   NINTH «v-nue   A
.   IVtl I 11   WESTMINSTER ROAD.
Tvll.ihoiio   101*_ .
Store and    *
Office Fixtures
SHOW CASES
A a specialty
WOOD   CARVING
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
J. D. ROSS
(Cabinet Maker.)
SHOP: 4!) Eighth Aveuue.
•Phono H1200.     Mt. PLEASANT.
Fresh Bread
and Cakes
DAILY AT DODSON'S
Mt. Peasant Bakery, Ninth Ave.
Ildtwi'i'li IVoJllll'r. Avo.,t Wotin'r. Itil.
I. O. F.
Chief Ranger, J. B. Abernethy presided over a well-attended sossiou of
Court Vaucouver, Independent Order of
Foresters, ou Mouday evening, in Odd
fellows' Hall. A new member was
added to tho Court, aud important inut
ters considered. Speeches on the Order
wore made by Chief Rauger, Bro. Jones
and Vice-Chief, Bro. Blunehett, both
of Mission, Chief Ranger, Bro. Murphy
of Court Burrard, High Secretary, Bro.
Crehau, Past Chief Rangers, Bros.
W. R. Owens and W. G. Taylor, Vioe
Chief, Bro. W. B. Skinner, Treasurer,
Bro. A. Pengelly, Bro. Schnltz and
High Organizer, Bro. J. Irvine.
The oldtime members will bo delighted to hear that goat must travel the old
famous rood, accordiug to tho now
ritual just out.
Tho fiiiniitil Church Parado will tako
pluce ou Suuday, June 18th, at 2;80
p. m., to the City Hall, whore tho Rev
Dr. Fraser will deliver the Anniversary
Sermon.
Nt. Pleasant Mall. (Postoflloc.)
Leaves at 0 a.m., II n ni . ... 5:80 p.m,
Arrives nt 11 a. in., aud 8 p. tu.
Attention is called to tho advertisement nf ,1. Horner's Argyll) House in
this issue Genuine, Imrgiiius nre listed
iu their nd.
The Mi. Pleasant "Advooate" on sab.
at all the Nowsdealeis in tho city
BIRTHS.
Keith.—Boru  to  Mr. and Mrs
Keith, Ninth avonue and Westmiuster
road, May lllth, u sou
Hamilton.—Born to Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Hamilton, Westmiuster road,
Mny 10th, uson.
Smith—Bom to Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Smith, Central Park, twins, (a boy aud
a girl), May 22d.
McOONVBT.—Born to Mr. nnd Mrs.
MeConvey, at Mrs. McKoatiugs, 020
Eightli avenue, west, May 22d, a sou.
Dh.i.ion.—Boru    to  Mr.   and   Mn,.
Dillion,   2(10 Thirteenth  avouuo, May
(ith, a sou.
Brooms! Brooms!
2 for 25c.
Buy your Groceries  here and get  a
Binner Set FREE.
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd-
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Toi. see.
Westminster Ave. A Prlnoomm Street.
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., qrarts $2. Doz., pints $ |.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
A*       Vancouver, B. C.   eg    Tel. 429       At
For Sale nt all first-class Snloous, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your' honse.
| King's
Market
2321  Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. a! 200.      Prompt Delivery.
- E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
J Wholesale and Retail
a Dealer in
£ Meats of All Kinds.
a Vegetables  aud  Poultry
\ Jf* At in season, djb A)   J
Central Park.
WANTED: Uno  or  two first-cluss
Agents,  ladies   or gentlemen.     Apply
Box 10, Mt.  Pleasant "Advocate."
Central Park, May 25th.
Empire Dny, Mny 2!Id, was celebrated
in our local Schools by tho reading of
patriotic poems, history of our conutry,
aud the relatiou by the teachers of
stories of patriotism calculated to inspire
the pnpils with a spirit of emulation.
This is a comparatively new departure
in our school work. The setting npnrt
of n specinl occiisiou for such themes
is n very comnieudablo ouo.
A nnmber of the youug peoplo of tlio
First Congregational Church picnicked
in Oentral Park ou the 24th. Evory
yenj uew improvements nre mndo in
our park, and it is growing in popularity
as a pleasant spot to spend nn outing.
A number of our young athletes nre
busy clenriug up a piece of laud for
lncrosse grounds Our boys nro very
euterprisiug nnd nre not afraid to turn
iu nud work for their future pleasure.
Mr. W, Maxwell Smith, Dominion
Government Fruit Inspector, left ou
May 24th, for nu extensive trip of
iuspectiou, and expects to bo awny some
time
Miss Frances Wilber who was recently in St. Paul's Hospital is recovering,
uioely, uud it is hoped will soon bo
quite stroug again.
Mrs. John (.rant, mother of Mrs.  F
Olien, loft Monday on a   three months
visit to her son E. J. (I runt of Rossland,
B.C.
Miss Alcock and Miss Nora Alcock
went over to Yietoria to visit frieuds for
the holidays.
Quite a number of Central Pnrkiles
took iu tho different excursions
Mr. McKay hns 11 gang of meu busy
olei'.riug llie site for Mr. James Nelson's
new residency. Mr. Nelsou has sold his
present home
BUSINESS   NOTICE.
Local Advertising 10c n liue ench issno
Display Advertising |i.2u per inch
per 111011th.
Notices for Church  nnd  Society Kilter
tainmouts, Lectures, etc.,   wui.nr.
TIIB OBJECT IS TO RAISE MONEY
will be charged for.
All  Advertisements nre run regularly
nud charged for until ordered they
be discontinued.
Trorey'8
CUT GLASS
Our Cut Glass .Section is really
worth visiting.
It is arranged sn as you can see
ths wares under ordinary daylight couditious, then, by the
mere touching of a button, the
full glnre nf electricity gives
you the eveniug effect.
Peoplo who have friends visiting them are iuvited to bring
their guests here and enjoy the
sight.
We will bo glnd to give yon
every attention—glad to sell
you goods, bnt reuiomber your
, visit does not imply that you
are expected to spend a cent.
OUR CUT GLASS contains
many a hint for JUNE
WEDDING  PRESENTS.
Trorey
THE JEWELER.
Comer Hastings aud Granville Sts.
Oflit-iiil Watch Inspector C. P. R.
licTaggart & Moscrop
Dealers in
HARDWARE
RANGES,
STOVES and
GRANITEWARE.
PAINTS, OILS,  GLASS,
344 Carrall St.,     Vancouver. 5.C.
Teuipletou Block.
Ise
Royal Crown
SOAP
the Bert in the Would. Drop
us 11 post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had   free    for   ROYAL I'ROW*
soai1 Wrappers.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
THE Mt. PLEASANT
Advocate
Transient
The City Grocery   do.ivers grocorien
every dny on Mt. Plensaut;   'phono 2.0
Advertisers
advance.
must   imy   iu
Notices ot Births, Marriages, nud Deaths
published free of charge.
Advertise in "Tho Advocate.'
$1.00
a year.
OOOOOO
50c for six months.
25c for three months.
DO it now 1
SriiscitiBK    to    your   Looal
Paper NOW!
Don't be  a  Borrower of a
miiicr which only costs 91.00 a
veur.
Rend the Now York   Dental Parlors
advertisement iu this paper, thon goto,
New York Deutnl Parlors for yonr yeoi\ . i .miiiiiinwg—
The Filigree Ball!
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BY ANNA .CATHERINE GREEN
AUTHOR OF
"THE LEAVENWORTH CASE."
——lM>a»»*_.»«d«*->>00«W'W«MM>i
CHAPTER XXII.
Thoro are moments which stand out
with intense Ibrce and clearness in
every Ann's lifo. Mine was the one
which followed the reading of these
linos—lines which were meant for a
warning, but which in more than ono
case had manifestly served to open
the way to a repetition of the very
. crime thoy deplored. I felt myself
undor the same fascination. I wanted to test the mechanism; to follow
out thon and there the Instructions
given with such short-sighted minuteness and mark tho result. But. a
sense of decorum prevented. It was
clearly my duty to carry so important a discovery as this to tho
major and subject myself to his command before making the Experiment
suggested by the scroll I had so carefully deciphered. Besides, it would
be difficult to carry out this experiment alono, and with no other light
than that afforded by my lantern.
Another man and more lights were
needed.
Influenced by these considerations,
I restored the picture to its place,
and left ths building. As I did so,
the first signs of dawn became visible
in the east. I hod expended three
hours in picking out ths meaning
concealed in the wavy lines of the
old picture.
I was early at headquarters that
morning, but not so early aa to find
the superintendent alone. A group
of men wero already congregated
about him ln his small office, and
when, on being admitted, I saw
amongst them the district attorney,
Durbin and another famous detective,
I instinctively knew whnt matter was
under discussion.
I was allowed to remain, possibly
because I brought news in my face,
possibly becauso the major felt moro
kindly toward me than I thought.
Though Durbin, who had beon speaking, had at first sight of me shut his
mouth like a trap, and even went to
far as to drum an impatient protest
with his Angers on ths table before
which he stood, neither tbe major
nor the district attorney turned an
unkindly face toward me, and my
amiable friend was obliged to ar-
cept my presence with what grace
he could.
There was with them a fourth man,
who stood apart. On him tho general attention had been concentrated
at my entrance and to him it now
returned. H» was an unpretentious
person of kindly aspect. To any ono
accustomed to Washington residents,
he bore the unmistakable signs of
being ono of the many departmental
employees whose pay is inadequate
to tho necessities of his family. Of
his personal peculiarities I noted
two. Ho blinked when he talked, and
stuttered painfully whon excited.
Notwithstanding theso defects he
made a good impression, and commanded confidence. This I soon saw
Was of importance, for the story ho
now entered upon was one calculated
to make me forget my own errand
and even to question my own convictions.
The first intimation I received of
the curious nature of his communication was through the following
questions, put to him by tho major:
"You are sure this gentleman is
raentical with tho one pointed out
to you last night?"
"Very sure, sir. I c»n swear to
It."
I omit all evidence of the defect is
his speech abdve mentioned.
"You recognize  him positively?"
"Positively. I should have pickod
him out with the same assurance, if
I had seen him ln some other city
and in a crowd of as fine-looking
gentlemen as himself. His face mado
a groat impression on me. You see
I had ample time to study it in the
fow minutes we stood so close together."
"So you have said. Will you be
kind enough to ropeat the circumstances? I should like the man who
has just como In to hear your description of this scono. Give the
action, please. It is all vory Interesting."
The stronger glanced inquisitively
ln my direction, nud turned to obey
the superintendent.
"I waa returning to my home in
Georgetown, on tho evening of May
the eleventh, tbo day of the great
tragedy. My wife was ill, and I 'had
been Into town to see a physician
and should have gone directly home;
but I was curious to seo how high
the flood was running—you remember
it was over vhe banks that night.
So I wandered out. on the bridge,
and came upon ths gentleman ubout
whom you have been questioning mo.
Ho was standing all alono leaning
on the rail thus." Hero the speaker
drow up a chair, and, crossing his
arms over its back, bent his heud
down over them. "I did not know
him, but the way ho eyed the water
leaping and boiling in a yellow Hood
beneath was not the way ol a curious man llko myself, but of ono who
was meditating somo desperate deed.
He was handsomo and well dressed,
but he looked a miserable wretch
and was In a state of such complete
self-absorption thnt ho did not notice
me, though I had stopped not llvo
feet from his side. I oxpectcd to seo
him throw himself ovor, but instead
of that, he suddenly rnisod his head
and, gazing straight before him, not
at the heavy current, but at some
vision In his own mind, broke forth
in these words, Bpokcn us I had
never heard words spoken before—"
Here the speaker's stuttering got
the better of him and tho district
attorney had time to say:
"What were these words^ Speak
them slowly; we have all tho timo
there Is."
Ihstantly tho man plucked up
heart and, eying us all Impressively,
was able to sny:
'They woro theso' ;Sho must die!
sho must dlol' No name, but just
the ono phrase twice repeated, 'Sho
must dlol' This startled mo, and
hardly knowing whether to lay hnniis
on him, or to turn ubout ond run,
I was moving slowly away, when ho
drow his arms from tho rail, liko
this, and, still staring into space,
added, ln tho same hard and determined voice, this one word more,
'To-nightI' ; and, whoellng about,
Bossed me with one i.Urilf end jufenl-
ly unconscious look and betook himself toward the city. As he went by,
his lips opened for the third time.
'Which means—', he cried, between a
groan and a shriek, 'a bullet for her
and—' I wish I had heard the rest,
but he was out of my hearing beforo
his sentence was finished."
"What time was this?"
"As noar half-past five os possible.
K was six whon I reached home a
few minutes later."
"Ah he must havo gone to the
cemetery after this."
"I am quite suro of it."
"Why didn't you follow the man?"
grumbled Durbin.
"It wasn't my business. He was a
stranger and possibly mad. I didu't
know wbat to do."
"What did you do?"
"Went home and kept quiet; my
wife was very ill that night and I
hod my own cause for anxiety."
"You, however, road thb papers
next morning?"
"No, sir, nor for many days. My
wife grow constantly worse and for
a week I didn't leave her, not knowing but that overy breath would be
her last. 1 wos dead to everything
outside the sick-room and when she
grew better, which was very gradually, we had to toko her away, so
that I had no opportunity of speaking of this occurrenoe to any one
till a week ago, when some remark,
published in connection with Mrs.
Jeffrey's death, recalled that encounter on the bridge. I told a
neighbor thot I believed the man I
had seon there was Mr. Jeffrey, and
we looked up the papers and ran ovor
them till we come upon his picture.
That settled it, and I could no longer—being free from homo anxieties
now—hold my tongue and tho police
hoard—"
"That will do, Mr. Oclston,"
broke in the major. "When we wont
you again, we will lot you know.
Durban, see Mr. Colston out."
I wus left alone with the major
and the district attorney.
Thero was a momont's silence, during which my own heart beat so
loud that I was afraid thoy would
hear it. Since taking up Miss Tuttle's cause 1 had never really believed in Mr. Jeffrey's innocenze in spite
of the alibi ho hod brought forward,
and now I expected to hear theso
men utter tho same conviction. The
major was tho first to speak. Addressing the district attorney, ho remarked: "This will strengthen your
case very matorially. Wo havo prool
now that Mrs. Jeffrey's death wus
actually determined upon. If Miss
Tuttlo bad not shot her, he would.
I wonder if it wus a relief to him on
reaching his door to find lhat the
deed was done."
I could not suppress my surprise.
"Miss Tuttle!" I repeated. "Is it
so mittakably evident that Mr. Jeffrey did not get to the Mooro house
in time to do the shooting himself?"
The major gave mo a quick look.
"I thought you considered Miss
Tuttle the guilty one."
I felt that tho timo had come to
show my colors.
"I havo changed my mind," said
I. "I can give you no good reason (or this; something in the woman  herself,   1  suppose.      She    does
not look nor act like a criminal.
While not desirous of raising l.y-
self in opposition to the judgment ot
those so greatly my superior in all
respects, I have had this feeling, and
I am courageous enough to avow it.
And yet, if Mr. Joffrey could not
have left the cemetery gates and
reached the Moore house in time to
fulfil all tho conditions of this
tragedy, the case doos look against
the woman. She admits to having
been there when the pistol was fired,
unless—"
"Unless what? ,You havo something now to tell us. That I have
seon over since you entered the room.
What is it?"
I cast a glance at the door.
Should I be able to finish my story
bofore Durbin returned? I thought it
possible, and, though still upset by
this new evidence, which I could
now see was not entirely in Miss
Tuttlo's favor, I spoke up with what
spirit I might.
"I have just come from spending
another night in tho Mooro house.
All the efforts heretofore mado to
exhaust its secrets have boon founded upon a thoory that has brought
us nowhere. I had another in mind,
and I Was anxious to test it before
resting from all further attenpt to
solvo this riddle. And It has not
failed mo. Ily pursuing a clue apparently so trivial that I allowed it
to go neglected for weeks, I have
somo upon the key to the many mysterious crimes which have defiled
the library hoartstono. And whero
do you think it lies? Not in the
hearthstone Itself and not in the
floor under tho settle; not, in fact,
in tho library at all, but in tho picture hanging upstairs in the southwest chamber." ...
"Tho picture! thot faded-out
skotch, fit only for the garret?"
"Yes. To you and to most people
surveying It, it is just what you say
and nothing more. But to tho initiated fow—pray Heaven they may
have been fow—it is writing, conveying secret instructions. Tho whole
combination of curves which go to
mako up this sketch is a curious arrangement of words Inscribed with
tho utmost cure, in tho smallest of
characters. Viewed with a magnifying glass, tho uncertain outlines of
a shadowy faco surmounted by A
mass of piled-up hair resolve them-
solvcs Into lines of writing, the
words of which ore quito intelligible
and full of grim and unmistakable
purpose. I have read those linos; and
what is more, I have transcribed
them Into plain copy. Will you read
them? They contain a most extraordinary confession; a confession that
was manlfqstly intended as a warning, but whioh unfortunately has had.
vory difforent results. It may explain the death of tho man from
Denver, even lf it cast no light upon
tho other inexplicable features of
the remarkable caso wo nro considering."
As 1 -link. I laid open on the table
bofore me the transcription ol which
I spoko. Instantly the two men bent
over lt,_  When they looked uo. avail..
_,__,_ -uun-i.nances snowed not excitement only but appreciation; ond in
the one minute of triumph which I
then enjoyed, all that hod wounded
or disturbed me in the past was forgotten.
"You are a man in a thousand,"
was the major's flrst enthusiastic
comment; at which I was conscious
of regretting, with very pardonable
Inconsistency, that Durbin had not
returned to hear these words.
Tho major now proposed that we
should go at once to the old house.
"A family secret like this does not
crop up overy day oven in a city «o
full of surprises os Woshlngton. Wo
will hunt for tho spring under tho
closet drawers and see what happens,
eh? And on our way there"—here he
turned to mo—"I should llko to heer
the particulars concerning the little
clue Just mentioned. By tho way,
Mr. Joffrey's interest in this old
drawing is now explained. He knew
its diabolical secret."
This was self-evident, and my heart
was heavy for Miss Tuttle, who
seemed to be so deep In hor brother-
in-law's confidence.
It grow still heavier whon Durbin,
joining us, added his incredulity to
tho air of suspicion assumed by the
others. Through all tho explanations
I now entered Into, I found myself
inwardly repeating with somewhat
forced iteration, "I will not believe
hor guilty undor any circumstances.
She carries tho . look of innocence,
and innocent she must bo proved,
whatever tho rosult may be to Francis Jeffrey."
To such an extent had I been Influenced by the lofty expression
which I had once surprised on her
face.
Had Mr. David Moore been sitting
open-eyed bohind his vinos that morning, he would havo boen much surprised to see so muny of his natural
enemies intrude on his property _rt
so early an hour. But, happily, he
had not yet risen, and we were ablo
to enter upon our investigations
without being watched or interrupted by him.
Our first move was to go in a
body to the southwest chamber, take
down the picture, oxomine It with a
magnifying-glass and satisfy ourselves that the words I had picked
out of its mazy linos were really to
bs "found there. This done and my
veracity established, we next proceeded to the closet where, according
to the Instructions embodied in this
picture, tlie secret spring wos to be
founded by which some unknown and
devilish machinery would be released
in tho library below.
To my great satisfaction the active part in this experiment wos delegated to mo. Durbin continued to
be a mere looker-on. Drawing out
the two large drawers from their
place at the end of this closet, I
set them aside. Thon I hunted for
and found tho small loophole which
wo had been told afforded a glimpse
of the library hearthstone; but seeing
nothing through it, I called for a
light to be placed in the room bo-
low.
I hoard Durbin go down, then the
major, ond finally, tho district attorney. Nothing could stay thoir
curiosity now, not even the possibility of danger, which as yet waa a
lurking and mysterious one. But
when a light shot up from below,
and tha irregular opening before ino
became a loophole through which 1
could catch a very wldo glimpse of
the library beneath, I found that it
was not necessary for me to warn
them to koep away from the hearth,
as thoy all clustered very near the
door—a precaution not altogether uncoiled for ot so hazardous a moment.
"Aro you ready?" I called down.
"Ready!" roso in simultaneous response from below.
"Then look outl"
Beaching for the spring cleverly
concealed in the wall at my right I
vigorously pressed it.
The result was Instantaneous. Silently, but with unerring certainty,
something small, round, and deadly,
foil plumb from the library ceiling to
where the settle had formerly
stood against       the hearth
stone. Finding nothing there but
vacancy to expend lsself upon, it
swung about for a moment on what
looked liko a wire or a whip-cord,
then slowly came to rest within a
foot or so from the floor.
A cry from the horrified officials below was what first brought me to
myself. Withdrawing from my narrow quarters I hastened down to
them and added ono mora white face
to the threo I found congregated in
tho doorway. In tho diabolical ingenuity we had seen displayed, crime
hud reached its acme and the cup ol
human depravity seemed full.
When we had regained in some
measure our self-possession, we all
advanced for a closer look at the
murderous object dangling before us.
Wo found it to bo a heavy leaden
weight painted on its lower end to
match the bosses of stucco-work
which appeared at regular intervals
in the ornamentation of tho celling.
Whon drawn up into place, that is,
when occupying the hole from which
it now hung suspended, the portion
left to protrude would evidently bear
so small a proportion to ils roal
bulk os to Justify any eye in believing it to be tho mate, and the harmless mate, ot all the others.
"It hangs Just whero the sottlo
stood," observed Durbin*. significantly.
"And Just at tho point whero tho
cushions Invito rest, as the colonel
so suggestively puts it in his strange
puzzle of a confession," added tlio
district attorney.
"Replace the old scat," ordered
the major, "and let us make sure of
this."
Ready hands ot onco grasped it,
and, with somo effort, I own, drew it
carofully bock Into position.
"You ssol"  quoth Durbin.
We did.
"Devilish!" came from tho major's
lips. Then Willi u glance at the ball
which, pushed aside by tho scat, now
hung ovor Its edge a foot or so from
the floor, ho added briskly: "Tho
ball has fallen to the full length of
tho cord. If it were drawn up a
little—"
■"Wait," I eagerly interposed.
"Let mo see what I cnn do with it."
And I dashed back upstairs and
into the closet of "The Colonel's
Own."
With a single peep down to see if
they were still on the watch, I seized
tho handle whoso position I had
made sure of when searching for the
spring, and began to turn; when instantly—so quick was the response—
tho long cord stiffened and I saw
the ball rise into sight above the
settle-top.
"Stop!" called out tho major.
"Let go and press the spring again."
i hastened to obey and, though tho
back of the sottle hid the result from
me, I Judged from tho look and at-
%}XMtit Ot those below .that the   old
i oioiici a calculations nan boeri nindo
with great exactness, and that tho
ono comfortable seat on tho rude
and cumbersome bench had been so
placed that this leaden weight in descending would at the chosen moment strike the head of him who sat
there, inflicting death. That tho
weight should be mode just heavy
enough to produce a fatal concussion
without damaging tho skull was
proof of the extreme care with which
this subtile apparatus hod been contrived. An open wound would hove
aroused questions, but a mere bruise
might readily pass as a result of
the victim's violent contact with tho
furnishings of tho hearth toward
which the shocked body would naturally topple. The fact that a modern
jury had so regarded It shows how
justified he was' in this expectation.
I was expending my wonder on
this and on a now discovery which,
with a very decided shock to myself
I had just made in the closet, when
the command came to turn the
handle again ond to keep on turning
it till it would turn no farther.
I compiled, but with a trembling
hand, and though I (lid not watch
tho result, tho satisfaction I heard
expressed below was significant of
the celerity and precision with which
the weight rose, foot b.v foot, to the
ceiling and finally slunk snugly and
without seeming jar into its lair.
When, a few minutes later, I rejoined those below, I found all, with
eyes directed toward tho cornice,
searching for tho hole through which
1 had Just been looking. It was
next to Imperceptible, so naturally
had it been made to fit with the
shadows of tho scroll work; and oven
after I had discovered it and pointed
it out to them, 1 found dilliculty ln
making them believe that they really looked upon an opening. But
when once convinced of this, the district attorney's remark wus significant.
"I am glad that my name is not
Moore."
The superintendent made no roply;
his eye had caught mine, and he had
became very thoughtful.
"One of the two candelabra belonging to the parlor mantel was
found lying on that closet floor," he
observed. "Somebody hns entered
there lately, as lately as the day
when Mr. Pfeiffer was seated here."
"Pardon me," I impetuously cried.
"Mr. Pfoiffer's death is quito explained." And, drawing forward my
hand, which up to this moment I
had held tight-shut behind my back,
I slowly unclosed it before their astonished eyes.
A bit of lace lay in mjy pa*(tn, a delicate bit, such as is only worn by
women in full dress.
"Whero did you find that?" asked
tho major, wilh tho first show of
deep emotion I havo ever observed In
him.
My agitation was greater than his
as I replied:
"In tho rough boarding under
those drawers. Some woman's arm
and hand hns preceded mine in
stealthy search after that fatal
spring. A woman who woro lace,
valuable lace."
There was but one woman connected with this affair who rightly answered those conditions. The bride!
Veronica Moore.
CHAFTEIt XXIII.
Had I any premonition of the astounding fact thus suddenly and, I
may say, dramatically revealed to
us during the weoks I hod dovoted
to tho elucidation of the causes and
circumstances of Mrs. Jeffrey's
death? I do not think so. Nothing
in her face, as 1 remembered it;
nothing in the feeling evinced toward
her by husband or sister, had prepared me for a disclosure of crime so
revolting as to surpass all that I
hod ever Imagined or could imagine
in a woman of such dainty personality and unmistakable culture. Nor
was the superintendent or the district attorney less confounded by the
event. Durbin only trijod to look
wise and strut about, but it was of
no use; he deceived nobody. Veronica
Moore's real connection with Mr.
Pfoiffer's death,—a death which in
soma fnscrutablo way had in so short
a timo led to hor own,—was an overwhelming surprise to evory ono of
us.
Tho superintendent, as was natur-
al, recovered first.
"This throws quito a now light
upon the matter," said ho. "Now
We can understand why Mr. Jeffrey
uttered that extraordinary avowal
overheard on the bridge: 'Sho must
die!* She had como to him with
blood on her hands.','
It seemed Incredible, nay more, unreal. I recalled tho sweet refined faco
turned up to mo from the baro
boards of this samo floor, the accounts I had rend of tho vivacity of
hor spirits and the wild charm of her
manner till the shadow of this old
houso fell upon her. I marveled, still
fooling myself in tho dark, still
clinging to my faith in womankind,
still asking to what depths hor sister had followed her ih tho mazes of
crime wo wore forced to recognize
but could not understand.
Durbin had no such feelings and no
such scruples, as was shown by tho
sarcastic comment which now left his
llDs..     .
[to be continued.]
Conceited.
Lyles—Did you ever come across a
more conceited fellow than Bulger?
Tbey say be is an atheist, and I believe he ls. Bonter—I wouldn't like to
go so far as that, but I know that be
doesn't recognize tbe existence of a superior being.—Town and Country.
A Mean Saaaeetlon.
•Ton know," said Miss Kreech after
her solo, "I Intend to go abroad to finish my musical education."
"Why not finish it right now," suggested Miss Cadley, "and save the expense?"—Philadelphia Ledger.
DODD'S
^KIDNEY
&,.pills,s
A PROBLEM OF THE WE8T.
Cattle Ham. and It- Remedlea Dla-
cneaed br Veterinarian*.
At the recent annual meeting of the
American Veterinary Medical association at St. Louis among the many topics discussed was the cattle manga
problem of the west
O. H. Glover said scab of cattle Is
becoming more and more serious in Colorado. In some localities a loss of 15
per cent is reported. On the range
mange shows its worst symptoms during times when feed is poor and animals are in bad condition. Mr. Clover
pointed out the difficulties of controlling it ln range cattle. Cattle may canity become reinfected after the mange
mites have been destroyed by dipping.
Compulsory dipping before shipment
ls considered an unnecessary hardship
for the cattlemen of Colorado.
Dipping and Hand Treatment.
N. S. Mayo discussed the same problem as it occurs in Kansas. He considered quarantine and dipping as absolutely necessary. The most effective,
cheapest and least Injurious dip ls the
homemade lime and sulphur dip. Coal
tar dips are considered objectionable
on account of their odor, the variation
ln strength, the Irritation which they
cause to the skin and their excessive
cost Most of them cost from two to
three times as much as the lime and
sulphur dip. It was recommended that
tbe dip be made so as to show a slight
excess of sulphur. Cattle should be
dipped twice, ten days apart In tbe
spring, with the dip at a temperature
6t 110 degrees F. Cottonseed oil was
found to be effective as a dip, but was
rather too expensive. Hand treatment,
ln the speaker's opinion, was of little
value. Well fed cattle frequently become affected. Apparent recovery is
always followed by a recurrence of the
scab, and Infection ls hard to detect
during the summer months.
Dynamo oil and Sulphur,
M. E. Knowles stated that hand
treatment with dynamo oil had been
successful with him ln 4,000 cases. To
the dynamo oil about 2 per cent of sulphur ls added. The best method, ln
the speaker's experience, for keeping
the dip warm was by the use of a
caloric transformer as employed by
brewers. The dipping vats in Montana
contain from 10,000 to 30,000 gallons of
water. N. S. Mayo reported that he
had had better results with ordinary
steam pipes than with the caloric transformer, but preferred a tank furnace,
and strongly recommended a dip formula containing twelvo pounds of lime
and twenty pounds of sulphur.
The Great Corn Crop In the West.
There ls substantial agreement on the
part of farmers in the western corn
belt that they have a great corn crop.
The yield ls large in bushels and exceptionally high in quality. Weather
conditions at time of maturing were
almost perfect The corn ripened perfectly and cured thoroughly in the dry,
warm October days, so that its feeding value is much higher than the crop
of 1903 and more of it will be merchantable. Complaint of poor feeding
quality In western corn has been general for several years, but it will not
be beard this time. Some farmers assert that two bushels of 1904 corn are
worth as much as three of the previous
crop for flesh making. These things of
course will have some effect on the
market price, but the extent to wblcb
corn ls fed on farms will bare more.
Old corn ls practically all gone, tht
eastern crop ls short In many places,
and tbe new crop will have a large outlet in market lf lt can he had at a reasonable figure, says the National Stockman.
Contamination •( Milk.
It should be borne in mind that a
great majority of the species of bacteria that gain access to milk do not
possess the power to produce disease
and are not injurious to healthy adults,
although many of them are likely to
produce disorders of digestion ln Infants and Invalids.
Paying special attention to cleanliness In every step of the production
and care of milk will result not only
in clean milk, but is a marked reduction in the number of bacteria it contains, which will greatly lengthen its
keeping qualities. That the desired results may be obtained care must be
constantly exercised. It ls of little
consequence to practice extreme cleanliness ln all of the steps of milk production but one and be filthy about
that one, as this spoils the whole.
Even if the majority of species of bacteria which ordinarily gain access to
milk are not dangerous to health, no
one cares to consume milk ln which
a sediment is found at the bottom lf
it ls allowed to stand for a short time.
Frequently much filth ls allowed to
get Into milk during milking, and many
milkers practice the filthy habit of
keeping the teats wet with milk during
the milking process, yet after it ls
drawn the greatest care ls exercised
that no dust or dirt gain access to lt
Aa far as the final result ls concerned,
all painstaking care in the subsequent
operations ls lost because of the careless work at the beginning during the
process of milking, for if filth once
gains access to milk no amount of care
afterward can remedy the difficulty.
W**- KIDNE
Uf.f'htuMA":
•H. a lie ft*..
Potata  Baas  Immnne   to  Folia*.
At a meeting of the Somerset county
(N. J.) board of agriculture the state
entomologist In speaking of fighting Insects with pads green and similar
stomnch poisons said there was a widespread complaint thnt the former wai
not as effective as it used to be. He
believed this to be due in pnrt to a difference ln the making of the material,
but also to tbe fact that potato bug!
were getting somewhat accustomed to
the poison and partially Immune to Its
effects.
Grain for Sheep.
In feeding grain to sheep besides
leading to a larger development of
young sheep. It will Increase the weight
of mutton sheep and Improve the quality of the meat us nothing else will.
It increases tho weight and quality of
the  fleeces.
Be Still Wonders.
Flnnegan—Oh, yls, Ol can understand how thlm astronomers can cal-
-llnto th' distance av a shtarr, Ita
weight and dlnslty and color and all
that but th' thing thot gets me la hew
they know Its name.--Puck.
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Bile in the Intestines is necessary
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Bile ln the blood causes blllqusness,
headache, jaundice, muddy complexion
and is the source of Innumerable pains
and aches.
The lack of bile ln the Intestines
brings on indigestion, constipation,*
kidney derangements and a clogging
of the whole digestive and excretory
systems.
The liver separates bile from the
blood, *here lt 18 poison, and pours
It Into the intestines, where it is of
inestimable worth.
For this reason the health of the
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activity of the liver.
By making the liver active, when
lt becomes torpid and sluggish, Dr.
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south, St. Cathrines, writes: "It gives
me great pleasure to speak in commendation of Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver
Pills. For some years prior to the
spring of 1900 I was afflicted with serious derangements of the digestive
functions and liver and kidney disorders. I tried many remedies without
the desired results, until I began the
use of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.
After taking a few boxes of this medicine I was again enjoying all my former health and vigor, and, ln fact, feeling better than for ten years. Other
members of pur family have also received the best results from the use of
this medicine, and I shall aways consider myself under lasting obligation
to Dr. chase for what lt has done for
me and mine."
Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills, 25
cents a box, at all dealers, or Edmonson, Bates & Company, Toronto. Tha
portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.
Chase, the famous receipt book author,
are on every box.
" OHIO OASOUNE ENGINES w
Portable Engines for Threshing
and Stationary for Chopping and
Wood Sawing in stock at a'.l times
Can S ip at a day's notice.
Vtrite us for Prices and Catalogue.
Buridge-Cooper Co., Ltd., Winnipeg, Mu
Henry Avenue, East.
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
ooap Powder dusted in the bath, softens
the w':erand disinfects, 38
A SPRING DANGER
.1
Addresses Wanted.
Information ls sought through the
medium of the offico of the commissioner of immigration at Winnipeg,
concerning the whereabouts of the following parties: Charles Samuel Jen-
nens, jewellers' traveller, formerly of
Handsworth, Birmingham, England.
He left Liverpool by Ss. Bavarian on
17th March, 1903. He was In Winnipeg some time during the summer of
that year, and boarded for some time
at Dave's restaurant. This Mr. Jen-
nens Is supposed to be heir-at-law of
one Thos. Jennens, of Talford, who
died about the year 1840. Anyone having Information concerning him is
asked to communicate with A. C. C,
care of Haney & Campbell, 60 Union
bank block, Winnipeg. R. O. Brown,
of Sunderland, England, who worked
for some time with Mr. H. Lloyd, of
MacGregor, Man. He was last heard
from at Fort William. Frederck
George Woolley, 23 years of age, of
Pope's Road, Brixton, England, who
left there for Manitoba about two
years ago. He was working in an architect's office in London before leaving for Manitoba.
Many  People  Weaken  Their System
by the Use of Purgative Medicines.
GANG OF CRIMINALS HEAVILY
SENTENCED.
An Amiens special says:—The court
of assizes after a fortnight's trial has
sentenced fifteen among the notorious
gang of twenty-six malefactors that
operated in France and in foreign
countries under the leadership of Mar-
ins Jacob, to terms of imprisonment
ranging from life long at hard labor
for the ring leaders, to five years. The
others were acquitted. For a number
of years a gang of outlaws, at the head
of which was Marius Jacob, a very
young man, had been committing robberies ln nearly every city of France
and foreign countries, murders occasionally resulting from their operations. Jacob, when arrested, shammed Imbecility, but on the exposure of
the pretence assumed a defiant attitude of defiance and bravado, In which
he was imitated by the others of the
gang.
A MODERN MEDICINE
Which Reaches and Cures alt the little
Ailments ef Infants and Children.
Ask any doctor and he will tell you
that the use of purgative medicines
weakens the system, and cannot possibly cure disease. Thousands of people take purgative medicines in. the
spring, and make a most serious mistake in doing so. People who feel
tired and depressed, who find the appetite variable, who have occasional
headaches and backaches, or whoso
blood shows impurities through pimples and eruptions, need a spring
medicine. But they should not dose
themselves with harsh griping purgatives that gallop through tho bowels
tearing the tissues and weakening the
system. A tonic medicine is what is
needed in the spring and Dr. Williams
Pink Pills is the best tonic that science
has yet discovered. They are quietly
absorbed into the system filling the
veins with pure rich, red blood that
carries health and strength to every
part of the body. Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills cure skin eruptions, indigestion,
headaches, nervousness, rheumatism
and all blood troubles. They Improve
the appetite and make depressed,
easily tired men and women cheerful,
active and strong. Mr. James Mc-
Dougall, Little Shtppegan, N.B., says:
"I have used Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
as a tonic and blood purifier and have
found them superior to all other medicines."
If you need a medicine this spring—
and who would not be the better of
a tonic after the long dreary In-door
months—give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
a trial. They will send rloh, red blood
coursing through your veins and givo
you the buoyancy of perfect health.
See that the full name, "Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People," Is printed
on the wrapper around each box. All
dealers ln medicine sell these ptlls or
you can get them by mall at 50 cents
a box or six boxes for $2.50 by writing
the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont
Baby's Own Tablets Is a modern
medicine which replaces barbarous
castor oil and poisonous "soothing"
stuffs. The Tablets are a sweet, harmless little lozenge, which children take
readily, and which may be crushed to
a powder or administered in a spoonful of water If necesary. Thle medicine cures all stomach and bowel
troubles, breaks up colds, prevents
croup, allays the pain of teething and
gives healthful sleep. And you have
a solemn guarantee that lt contains
not ohe particle of opiate or poisonous
soothing stuff. Mrs. J. D. Cllly,
Heatherton, Que., says: "I have used
Baby's Own Tablets for stomach and
bowel troubles and have always found
them a most satisfactory medicine,
and one that keeps my children bright
and healthy." You can get the Tablets from any medicine dealer or by
mall at 2p cents a box by writing -.0
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle,
Ont
RELIGIOUS REVIVAL 8PREADS TO
AMERICA.
New York,—In accordance with th
ovangellcal movement, which, origin
ating ln the British Isles, it has spread
to nearly every part of the civilized
world, the ministers of Greater New
York have planned a comprehensive
campaign for New York apd vicinity-
It is proposed to raise and expend .30-
000 in the work in Manhattan Island
and vicinity. The work, which consists largely of open air meetings, will
be begun early in the summer and It
is planned to erect some large tents In
open lots and parks,
CRI8I8 REACHED IN 8ANT0 DOMINGO.
San Domingo, Republic of Santo
Domingo.—It is rumored that at a
meeting of the .limine/, party it was
resolved to telegraph to the followers
of the former aspirant to the presidency at Monte Crlsto to prepare for a
struggle. The government ls taking
precautions to meet coming events.
The situation, although at present
quiet, ls very critical. The Belgian
minister here has filed a strong protest against delay ln the settlement of
his government's financial claims and
a demand for prompt action by San
Domingo ln the matter. The minister
Iwlll leave here for Havana.
In some districts it is hard to secure soft   iM
water for wash day.  When you use 1
Sunlight Soap
you don't require soft water, it washes
equally well with hard water. It frees the
dirt from the clothes without scrubbing or
boiling. Try Sunlight.
Your grocer will refund your money for
e_ny cause of complaint. ■">
Lover Brother* LimltadL
Toronto. Western Canadian Editors
A Series of Articles Describing their Lives, their Aims
and their Influence.
27.
J. A. OSBORNE.
................................
Mr, Osborne ls one of the leading
spirits in the New Ontario Fair board,
which holds a successful exhibition at
Port Arthur and Fort William each
year.
Fort Frances has adjacent to the
town one of the most magnificent
waterpowers on the continent, the development of which will make it industrially as important a centre as
Niagara. An American syndicate was
largely through Mr. Oshorne's efforts,
Interested in the scheme, and have organized a company with millions of
capital to develop lt The work has
already commenced and it is being
pushed to completion. In the negotiations between the capitalists and tbo
town Mr. Osborns bore a leading part,
and last January Fort Frances citizens
In recognition of his services, bestowed upon him the highest honor ln their
gift, the mayoralty.
The respect in which he is held by
his fellow newspaper men is attested
by the fact that he was last year
chosen as the President of the Western Canada Press Association, and
chairman of the Executive Committee
Mr. Osborne married ln 1885, Miss
r.adskls, daughter of Winnipeg's City
Collector. He has been an extensive
traveller over parts of Canada little
known. He has been twice to James
Bay, and has crossed Hudson Bay,
penetrating to the Arctic Circle ln 1899
and 1900, and marching 200 miles
across the northern tundras of Canada.
Tributes
WELL   KNOWN   PEOPLE   IN   ALL
WALKS OF  LIFE  PROCLAIM
THE VIRTUES OF
HE IVAS LAID UP
FOR OVEJU YEAR.
TILL DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS CURED
HIS  KIDNEY TROUBLES.
J. A. 08BORNE.
Editor   and   Proprietor   of  the   Fort
Frances Times.
Mr. Osborne ls a Bowmanvllle boy,
at the public and high schools of which
town he received his education. When
little more than a boy, a little less
than twenty-three years ago—in April
1882,—he came West. On landing ln
Winnipeg, after some three or four
months at various occupations,—like
all true Westerners, he didn't wait for
work for which he had special aptitude or training, but accepted the flrst
thing that turned up, until something
better came along—he entered the employ of the city. At this he stayed for
three years, and in 1885 got into his
natural and proper groove, newspaper
work. He entered the employ of the
Winnipeg Times, then - under the
charge of Mr. Amos Lowe, as a re
porter. But the following year found
him back in the service of the cily
of Winnipeg, this time as assistant tax
collector, a position of responsibility
and importance. For ten years he remained at this post, acquiring during
the Interval a complete knowledge ot
all the intricate bearings of municipal
finance—a knowledge subsequently
to become Invaluable both ln his newspaper work and his public life.
In 1896 journalism again beckoned
Mr. Osborne, and ho set out on two
somewhat important ventures, publishing the Manitoba magazine and the
\..stern Workman, the official organ
of the A.O.U.W. The first named, for
reasons that were attributable to conditions other than those that could be
controlled by Mr. Osborne, was not a
conspicuous success, but the two ventures proved Mr. Osborne's fitness as
a newspaper man and a newspaper
manager. The Brandon Sun was then
looking for the kind of man that Mr.
Osborne had shown himself to be, and
the proprietors ot that paper mado
him a tempting offer to be Its manager.
Mr. Osborne sold out his other ventures, and accordingly moved to Brandon, where his energy and ability
speedily forged the Sun to the front.
Two years later the paper changed
bands, and Mr. Osborne moved to Rat
Portage where he acquired an interest
in the News. This removal was an
Important event in the life of both Mr.
Osborne and New Ontario. He became Interested in the country, and
tue more he learned of its resources
and possibilities the more enthusiastic
he became in his advocacy of its
claims. A little later he moved to Fort
Frances and purchased the Times,
which he still publishes. Later on he
founded the Gazette at Rainy River,
and also a book and stationery business. These various papers have done
much to educate Canadian public
' opinion as to the mineral, agricultural
and Industrial opportunities offered by
New Ontario, and to correct the Impression, prevailing till ft few years
ago, that it was a country of muskeg
and jftckpine, or of rooky, barren
wastes.
In 1901, at the death of Mr. Wilson,
Mr. Osborne purchased ft controlling
Interest ln his old paper, the Brandon
Bun, which he successfully conducted
until 1903. He still retained his Rainy
River properties, however, the campaign of education conducted by which
had by this time begun to bear fruit.
Population had begun to flow Into New
Ontario. There was need of personal
work if the country in which he had
now so great an interest was to succeed. Mr. Osborne determined, once
and for all, to burn his bridges behind
him, and to tie up his fortune with
New Ontario. So he sold the Brandon Sun and went east
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere
Ayer's
For hard colds, bronchitis,
asthma, and coughs of all
kinds, you cannot take anything better than Ayer's
Cherry
Pectoral
Cherry Pectoral. Ask youi
own doctor if this is not so.
He uses it. He understands
why It soothes and heals.
"I-U>Mtl
tot* Ain't
.ongli tor wwlu.  Then I
" I'fftor.l   fchd only oue
Bt.Joi.pIi, Midi.
1. 0. ATI. CO.,
l-owell. Mme,
U-rtbU congh (ol
'•,__«___ *!**>",
firaasS-E-i
Coughs, Colds
Now He's Perfectly Healthy and Able
to Work—Gives all the Credit to tho
Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.
Wapella, Assa., N.W.T., Mar. 27.—
(Special).—Cured of Kidney Disease
that has laid him up for over a year,
Mr. Geo. Bartleman, a well known man
here, is loud in his praises of Dodd _
Kidney Pills, for to them and nothing
else he claims he owes his cure.
"Yes, I had Kidney Trouble," Mr.
Bartloman says. "I had pains in my
back and ln other parts cf my body
and though the doctor did what hs
could for me, I grow worse till I wns
unable to work.
"Then I started to take Dodd's Kidney Pills, and I took them all winter
and summer while I wps unable to
work. I took in all twelve bcxec, and
now I am perfectly healthy. My pains
are all gone and I Em able to vork.
I heartily recommend tj0_i_1'8 Kidney
Pills to all sufferers from Kidney Ola-
ease."
Dodd's Kidney Pills always euro the
Kidneys. Healthy KidnoyR strata a'l
Impurities, all seeds of disease, eat cf
the blool. That's why Dodd's Kidney
Pills cure such a wide range of diseases Including Bripiht's Diseaso, tJc&Xj
matism and Urinary Troubles.
PSYCHINE
(PRONOUNCED SI-KfcEM)
Mr.   Geo.   H.   Smith,   of  the   Widely
Known   "Smith   Wool   Stock   Company," Toronto, adds his testimony
Smith Wool Stock Company,
219 Front street East.
Dr. T. A. Slocum—I and numbers of
my friends join ln testifying to the
wonderful power of Psychine for
Throat and Lung Troubles. In my
own case, when all ordinary remedies
and doctors' prescriptions failed, I
tried Psychine. A complete cure was
speedily effected. My cough ceased,
aud my throat and lungs were entirely
freed of disease. Psychine accomplishes all that is claimed for it. This
statement I am prepared to substantiate under solemn oath. I have recommended Psychine to scores of my
friends and acquaintances, and have
seen with delight the return of health
and strength and permanent cures
brought about.   Yours truly,
Geo. H. Smith.
FRDIT GROWING IN
MANITOBA.
Psychine ls pronounced Sl-keen
For sale by all druggists at $1 per
bottle. For further advice and information write or call at Dr. Slocum,
Limited, 179 King street West, Toronto, Can.
TRIAL BOTTLE FREE
GET THE WORM.
If rou intend planting any team, fruits.
ihrnbs, eto., order at once, Nnriery eto.-.
cannot be replenished like dry goods or groo-
erlee. First orders nt choice of stock. Write
tor oar catalogue of apples, crabs, plums, small
fruits, ornamental trees, eto.. that will grow
is Manitoba and ths Territories.
BUCHANAN'S NURS-RIE-a,
ST. CHAB-.E8. UANEPOBA.
At one of the western army posts in
the days of the Indian fights there was
a young lieutenant, who was careful
to see that the regulations relating to
saluting were faithfully observed. One
day a soldier who was leading an
obstreperous mule to water and had
both hands full employed in the task
was met by the lieutenant. The soldier, who had an occupation which demanded his undivided attention, failed
to salute the martinet, who immediately called him to account for his remissness. "Why do you not salute an officer when you see him ?" he demanded, "You hold this mule and I will,"
calmly returned the man. But the
lieutenant did not Insist, and the regulations were broken.
Do you catch cold easily ?
Does the cold hang on i   Try
Shiloh's
Consumption
Cure ^.0Luns _
It cures the most stubborn kind
of  coughs aud  colds.    If it
doesn't cure you, your money
will be refunded.
Prices: S. C. W-K.-.8 4 Co. SOS
Z5-.50c.51   LcRoy.N.Y., Toronto.Ca-l.
A number of prominent actors were
telling stories one evening at the Players' unil) to illustrate how, ln time of
threatened panic ln the theatre, a little
presence of mind may save life, Mr.
Goodwin, the comedian, was reminded
of one he had heard In England. It
appears that during a pantomime performance nt a Liverpool play-house an
alarm of fire had been given and a terrible panic seemed imminent. But
Arthur Roberts, a woll-known British
actor camo to the rescue in handsome
style. Advancing rapidly to the footlights, he addressed the audience as
follows:—"Believe me, ladies and gentlemen, there ls no danger; lf there
were do you think I would be here ?"
They  were  lingering  in  tho  hall.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator
has the largest sale of any similar preparation sold in Canada. It always
gives satisfaction by restoring health
to the little folks.
Miss Wearyun—Do you like singing? Mr. Borum—Yes; I'm completely carried away with it. Miss Wearyun—Then I will sing,
8TATB OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO I  o a
LUCAS COUNTY- I  8'8'
Frank ,1. Cheney ninkes oath that he Is sonioi
iiui-iirer iu the Iii in uf F. J. ('linn_y & Co., doinK
biisluess in the City of Toledo, Ohio, County and
State nfoiosuid. uud thut said firm will uny the
sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for eacli
aud every cane of Catarrh that cannot be cured
by the u_o uf Kail's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHEN-Y.
Sworn bofore mo and subscribed lu my pretence, thia Utti (lay of Docomber, A. D., 1___,
(Seal) A, W. QLEAHON, Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Curo is taken internally, and
acts directly ou the blood and nucous surfaces
of the system.   Hend for lestimouiala free.
F. J. CHKNEY. A CO., Tolodo, O.
fcSnld by all Druggists, 75 cents.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation,
You mm tN»*«_ •J5S?¥#7 J*l J*k~
Inn MS of Ayer'n f>6tm i_t bed tlm*,
Mrs. Reginald de Koven, at a dinner
in Washington, adverted to cruelty.
"Women can be very cruel," she said.
"Some of them can be very cunning,
too. Som,e of them can wound you so
dexterously that.befpre you know you
have been wounded, their escape is
made. "Once I saw a yonng woman
wound a slightly older one In that way.
She greeted her with a radiant smile.
She Inflicted her wound, and, whilo
her victim still thought tho wound a
compliment, she walked away. This
ls what, ln a very loud, clear voice,
she said: " 'Oh, Helen, dear, that per
feet gown! I think it looks lovelier
every year.,"
er, was talking about feminine beauty.
"All blind men," he said, "are keen
students of feminine beauty. Let
them be as blind as possible in other
things, in this matter of women's looks
every woman is mentally judged and
her value reckoned by them, the same
as wines are judged and valued by the
wine expert. "But men Bet a value on
each woman in their own minds only.
They don't blurt out these values as a
certain Peralan once did at a reception in New York. "The Persian was
of royal blood, and his hostess was
rather amused than horrified when, as
various women were presented to him,
he would say: "This lady is easily
worth $10,000. That dark woman
would fetch about $1,100 in the open
market. I would give $800 for the
blonde young girl in white cheerfully.
The one beside her should sell for $500
anywhere." "The hostess was so
amused that she Bald to the Persian,
with a coquettish laugh: "And what
value, sir, would you set on me?' " I
am not acquainted with the small coin
of your country,' he said."
Not many years ago it was the general belief that cultivated fruits could
not be grown in the prairie region of
Western Canada. While lt was be-
leved that there was a great future
for the country ln the production of
cereals, fruit growing was looked upon
as impossible. For cereal crops Western Canada has already achieved a
record unsurpassed anywhere in the
world, while even ln fruit growing we
are gradually passing the experimental stage. A few enthusiastic hortl
culturists refused to accept the general verdict tnat fruit could not be
grown here. They began experimenting with various fruits, and to their
efforts is due the knowledge that many
fruits can be grown to advantage inj
this country. Great credit is due these
men, who spent their time and money,
ln carrying on this experimental work.'
'ihey have accomplished much in the,
interest of the people of Western Canada, for which they deserve hearty
thanks.
Among the pioneers of horticulture
In the Wset we may mention the name
of the late W. B. Hall, of Headlngly,
Man,, who achieved considerable success in growing small fruits and crab
apples. Another name that deserves
to be held n lasting esteem by the.
people of Manitoba for the work accomplished in this line, Is that of the
Iato Thos. Frankland, of Stonewall.
Besides small fruits Mr. Frankland
succeeded In growing several varieties
of apples, plums and crabs, and he
also produced a few cherries of the
Morello class. His crowning etfort
was the production of a few pears—
the only fruit of this class ever grown
In Manitoba. The pear tree which
produced tha fruit passed out of existence the same winter that this tireless horticulturist ceased his labors
and passed to his long home. Another man who has been very successful in fruit-growing in Manitoba
is A. P. Stevenson, of Nelson. That>
gentleman has done much in demonstrating that the standard apples can,
The Average Man Doesn't
Know The First Thing
about flour, but the woman who does the family baking—'
she is the one who appreciates Royal Household
Flour—made by the new electrical process—because
when she tries it with the simple "Royal Household*^
recipes she finds it makes better, sweeter, whiter, lighter
Bread, Buns, Rolls, etc., and more crisp and delicious
Pa_try than she ever made before, and she is not afraid
to say so.
South Range, Digby Co., N. 3., November sand.
" I want to tell you that Royal Household Flour Is
the best I ever used in all my lite, and the only kind I will I
have as long as I can get it" .
(Signed.)      MRS. ALBX. PORTER. *
To any woman sending in name and address to The Ogihrie Flour Mills Co,*]
Limited, Montreal, and mentionning this paper, these recipes will be sent FREE.'
PAGE FENCES Wear Best
THI PACK WIRE FENCE OO. (.UNITED.  WalkervUle.  Toronto,  Montreal.  M. Join.  Wlaalpe*.     m
J. Stanley Todd, the portrait paint-  under the right conditions, be grown
here.   Since the establshment of the
Dominion   government   experimental
Prevent Disorder.—At the flrst
symptoms of internal disorder, Parmalee's Vegetable Pills should be resorted to immediately. Two or three of
these salutary pellets, taken before
going to bed, followed by doses of one
or two pills for two or three nights tn
succession, will serve as a preventative
of attacks of dyspepsia and all the discomforts which follow in the train of
that fell disorder. The means are simple when the way Is known.
District visitor (to old woman)—
Why Mrs. Malage, haven't you seen a
doctor? Old Woman—Well, ma'am,
my husband don't hold with no doctors.
He say I'd better die a natural death.
Doath Or lunacy seemed the only
iilierniitive for a well-known and highly respected lndy of Winglintn, Ont., who had travelled uvor two contiuonta in a vain search for a
euro for nervous debility .and dyspepsia. A
Irioud recommondod South Amerloan Nervine.
Ono bott.lo hulpi'd, six bottles oured, and ber
own writti-u testimony closed with these words:
"lt has saved mv lifo."—20
Wife—George, I wouldn't buy any
more accident Insurance tickets—It's a
mere waste of money.
Husband—Why, my dearest	
Wife—Because you aro never lucky
enough to use them—they never do us
any good.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Johnny Porkpack—Pa, what is Baconian literature? Papa Porkpack—
Why, my son, it is quotations printed
by the papers on the price of bacon.
For instance, to-day it is selling for 13
cents. I am glad to see you bo interested in these things my boy. It shows
that you are preparing to tako your
old father's place in our great business when I am gone.
Marlon Bridge, C. B., May 30, '02.
I have handled MINARD'S LINIMENT during the past year. It is
always the first liniment aBked for
here, and unquestionably the best
seller of all the different kinds of
liniment I handle.
NEIL FERGUSON.
Tommy—He called me a name agen,
so I jlst grabbed him round de neck
wid me left arm an' soaked him good
wid  me  right  an' •    Mother—Oh,
Tommy, Tommy! You mustn't fight
like that. It Isn't right— Tommy—
Aw, w't do you know about it, mom?
Hittin' in de clinches ain't barred.
Piles Cured In 3 to 6 Nights
One nni'liciition givo* relief. Dr. Agnow's
Ointmout is a boon for Itching Pllos, or Bllud,
Bleeding 1'iln-i. It relieves oulcldy and permanent y. In 'kin eruptions ttstanda without
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"Just one klBB, darling," he pleaded
'men I'll go." "For goodness sake
give It to him, Maud," exclaimed a
hoarse voice from the head of the
Btairs, "or he'll stay to breakfast."
Often what appear to be the most
trivial occurrences of life prove to be
the most momentous. Many are disposed to regard a cold as a slight
thing, deserving of little consideration,
and this neglect often results In most
aerlous aliments entailing years of suffering. Drive out colds and coughs
with Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup,
the recognized remedy for all affections of the throat and lungs.
farms at Brandon and Indian Head,
much valuable work has been done by
these institutions, not only in testing
varieties of fruit, but also in learning
tho best methods of cultivating and
protecting them. Our grain farmers
early learned that the methods of
cultivation practiced in Eastern Canada would not do for the West. This
ia also true of fruits. When our people learn the best methods ot cultivating fruit crops, the cause of much of
tne lack of success in the past will be
apparent. ,        ,
Most extensive experimental work
In fruit growing has for some years
been going on at Buchanan's nurseries, St. Charles, Man. Here expert-'
ments on a large scale have been
undertaken, not only to discover hardy
varieties of fruits adapted to growing
in Manitoba and the Territories, but
also to learn the methods of cultivation and growing best suited to this
country. Plants and trees have been
tested, not of a few individual specimens, but by the thousand, and a great
deal of valuable information has been,
accumulated. In currants, which are
one of the hardiest kinds of fruit, over
25 varieties have been grown successfully, Including red, white and black
varieties. In raspberries, the number
of varieties tested is even much larger,
and includes red, yellow, black and purple varetles. A few varieties have
fruited well for several years without
any winter protection. It is an easy
matter, however, to bend raspberry
canes to the ground and cover them
during winter. Twenty or more var-
mous crops of fruit, without protection. Bushes requiring protecton can
easily be covered with brush, which
gathers the Bnow and affords an excellent cover. Splendid results have
also been attained with strawberries.
The resuas of experiments with these
fruits would lead to the conclusion
that with proper methods our farmers
should bo able to supply themselves
with an abundance of all these healthful fruits, including currants, gooseberries, raspberries and strawberries.
Blackberries have also been grown at
tbe same nurseries. Mr. Buchanan
exhibited some very fine samples of
blackberries last season, Including one
sample about as large as a man's
thumb. These berries, however, are
generally regarded as too tender for
general cultivation here.
In tree fruits, some very fair cherries
have been produced. The sand cherry
Is regarded by Mr. Buchanan as the
most promising sort for this country.
By careful propagation lt ts believed
that improved vareties wul be secured
wuich will be well worthy of extensive planting. Many varieties of the
Americans and other species of plums
have been tested. The only plums
which have proved hardy (except, ot
course, our native wild plums, Prunus
Nigra) are some of those belonging
to the American species. Many varieties of this species, however, do not
ripen here before the frost comes.
Extensive planting has been done with
apples, Including all the hardy Russian aud Minnesota varieties, and a
number of the trees are promising.
Quite a number of the large crabs or
hybrid apples have reached thefrult-
Ing stage.. Somewhat extensive, experiments have also been carried on
In testing ornamental trees and
shrubs. Mr. Buchanan has recently
Issued a catal >gue which gives a list
ot the various apples, crabs, plums,
small fruits and ornamental trees and
shrubs which have proved hardy here.
This list will be sent to anyone who
will ask for It
Do Not Delay.—When through debilitated digestive organs, poison finds
Its way Into the blood, the prime consideration ls to get the poison out as
rapidly and as thoroughly as possible.
Delay may mean disaster. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills will be found a moBt
valuable and effective medicine to assail the intruder with, They never
fall. They go at once to the seat of
tho trouble and work a permanent
cure.
Office Boy—Kin I have a week's vacation? His Employer—Why you've
only been hero two days. Odlco Boy—
Yes; but after I gltB used ter de job,
maybe I kin sland It longer.
To Starve ts a Fallacy— Tke
dictum to stop eating beennse you Lavs Indigestion him long slnco hoen exploded. Dr. Von
-tun's 1'inon-pplo Tablet's lntroduco a new era
in the trontmont of stomach troubles. It has
lioon provod that one mav"nat|hls fill of everything and anything he -olfi-ins, and one tablet
taken aftor tlio meal will aid the stomach In
doing Ita work.   60 ln a box, 35 cents.--.
No   S_2
Miss Helen Gould recently entertained at luncheon at her residence a number of little girls from a charitable Institution.   At the end of the luncheon
Miss Gould showed to the children
some of the beautiful contents of her
home. She showed them books, carved
.talian furniture, tapestries, and mar-
I
T Takes Less Tea to the Cup when you
use
TEA
Ihe quantity
Because of .Its unusual purity and strength use only 3-4
required of other kinds.    Results are better, too.
6 Coupons now in every  pound.   Card in each end counts as
3 Coupons.
Write for Premium List.   Sent Free.
BLUE RIBBON, Department R, Winnipeg.
bles. "Here," sho said, "is a beautiful Btatue, a heart of Minerva." "Was
Bhe married?" asked a liuie girl. "No,
my child," said Miss Gould, smiling.
"She was tbe goddess ot wisdom."
South American Kldne« Cura
is tlie ouly kidney treatment tbat has iiroveai
equal to correct ull the evil* that are likely to
befall those physical regulators. Hundreds
of testimonials to provo the curative merit, ol
tills liquid kidney specific In cases of Blight?
diseaso, diabetes, irritation of tho nlai-nOr,-
iull iinnintii.ii, dropsical teudoucy. JDou't da.
lay.—21
She—They say that the best husbands are always thoughtful ln little
things. Are you that way, Mr. Smith?
-.liillli—No. 1 don't have to be; my
wife always calls my attention to them
before I have a chance to think.
It ls the Farmer's Friend.—Tho
farmer will find in Dr. Thomas' Eclec-
trlc OU a potent remedy for wounds
or pains in the body or for affections
ol the respiratory organs and for
household use generally. He will also
find it a convenient friend in treating
injured horses, cattle, etc., or relieving them when attacked by colds,
coughs or any kindred ailments to
which they are subject.
'I wish Willie Saphed would hurry
up his proposal." "But you aro'nt going to accept him!" 1 know lt. I
want liim to propose so I can get rid of
him."
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vm nt. PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
(Established April 8,1809.)
"Office: 25 25 Westminster avenue.
Mrs. R  Whitney, PnMisher.
Bsolish Office—30 Fleet strtset,
London, E. 0., England Where a
file of "The Advooate" is kept for
visitors.
l8ab_cr-pt-On $1 a year   payable
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Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. 0., May 27th, 1905.
As "The Advocatr" said Inst week:
The taxpayers of Vancouver are cooly
asked to hand over holus bolus
to the Mayor aud Oonucil, most
of whom are but serving their
noviciate in tho administration of
municipal nffairs, the sum of
aJ-nosl half a million dollars, in addition 'to the ordinary revenue of the
city, which latter Is estimated to produce this year $701,000, thus aggregating the grand total of $1 168.000—one
million ouo hundred aud sixty-eight
thousand dollars. If this enormous
sum of money is placed ln the hands
of the Mayor and Council what will
thoy do with it.
The Council havo proposed using only
•apart of the loan this year. Eveu so,
'the Oity will bo paying iuterest ou the
•balance—idle money. Wonderful finnu-
k>ieriu# truly!
The mineral output of the Province
for the past year shows, as to the gross
value of the product, a distinct gain
over the preceding year, and. as a mat-
■terof fact, ls the greatest ever made
'-by our mines, except that of 1901. This
gross value for 1904 ls $18,977,359, and
represents an Increase over 1903 of $1,
481,405, or about 8.6 per cent.
An analysis of the returns for the
'whole Province shows, however, that
'this increase has not been general or
equal ln the various districts, or as to
the various minerals produced. The
'placer gold output shows an Increase
of $44,880, which Is mainly attributable
to one district, Atlln, the other districts
' only about holding their own.
-Tlie  districts  showing an   Increased
output this year,  named ln  the  order
- of  precedence,   were   East    Kooteriay,
■the Boundary, the Coast, and- the Slo-
' can,  while  the greatest decrease was
!*n the Itossland camp,  this being accounted for by changes In the management  of  some of the producing eom-
! panics, and  by experiments as to the
iJiest methods of treatment of the low-
grade ores of thi. camp being conducted; these temporarily retarded the output.
The  tonnage   of ore    actually  being
mined   In the Province has perhaps a
more direct bearing upon  the general
business  prosperity of  the local  community than have the values produced,
Inasmuch as It represents the amount
idf-.viw-k actually faking place, and In
I this respect the year MO. shows a very
■ greatly      Increased      output    of    ore,
.'^mounting to 1,4,61,609 tons, an Increase
■over the preceding year of 175,433 tons,
i-or nearly 14 per cent.
.In discussing the Increase ln tonnage
South Vancouver.
COUNCIL MEETING.
The Council at the meeting on May
10th gave permission to Mr. W. Scott
to enclose the boulevard fronting on his
property on Lake View Road till the
same Is required by the Council.
A letter from Messrs. Martin, Weart
& Quarrle respecting Mr. Robert Mc-
Bride's ditch was referred to the Board
of Works to Inquire into.
It was resolved that tlie Magee Road
should be repaired as soon as possible
In answer to a petition on the subject.
The request that a wharf be built at
the Lulu Island bridge on the North
Arm Road was laid over till next
meeting.
Messrs. Cook & Qulnn were advanced
$300 on account of their Flett Road
contract to Cedar Cottage station and
a further sum of $100 to be paid them
In addition to their contract to cut the
hill about four feet on the west side
of the large culvert, and use the earth
to fill In the large and small culverts
and to build the necessary cribbing.
S. J. Brown wus awarded the contract for hauling grave] to cover the
rock on the Victoria Road at 55 cents
per yard, to be finished by the 10th of
June.
C. Conway, of Epworth, will construct live chains of the Townsend
Road at $15 per chain, and also make
the Ooodniurphy Hoad at $9 per chain.
Mr. R. Meek will construct 22nd Avenue at $12.50 and 24th at $11.95 per chain.
Three applications were received for
road foreman. Samuel J. Brown was
successful at the ballot, and his duties
are to commence on May 26th at a salary of $75 per month.
Tenders are to be called for till Juno
3rd for 400 yards of 6-inch broken rock
to be laid on the Victoria Road north
of the Wilson Road, and for regrading
and widening Westminster Avenue between 16th and 18th avenues; for cutting a ditch from the culvert on the
Godfrey Road to the culvert crossing
the Home Road; also for opening up
the remainder of the Seacome Road to
the boundary of 301.
The Council adjourned till Saturday,
June 3rd.
Obituarv.
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth
Dounld, wifo uf Mr. Jos. Donald, took
plnee from her lute home Teuth aveuue
aud Columbia st., ou Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Donald litis lived on Mt. Pleasnut
seven years aud wns mnch beloved
by her friends. She leaves a husband
and live children, three daughters aud
two sous, to mourn her loss. Rev. Dr.
Robson, assisted by Rev C. H. M.
Sutherland and Rev A. E. Hetheriugton, conducted the funeral services.
The floral tributes were many nud
beautiful.
Among the many floral tokens were:
Largo wreath of lilies nud enruatious,
from the family; Spit ays from Mr.
Thorn, Mr. Patton, Mr. uud Mrs. Harry
Miles, Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Robsou, Mr.
unil Mrs. McLean, Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
Nightingale, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. King,
Mr. and Mrs Welsh, the Misses Burritt,
Miss Ethel and Harold Sim, Miss Eva
McCullongli, Dr. and Mrs. Burritt, Mr
nnd Mrs. Drost, Mrs. McPhersou, the
L. aud P. Hicks, Mrs. Bndlong, Misses
Balfour, Mr uud Mrs. D. Farley, Mr.
nud Mrs. McMillan, Rov. und Mrs
Irvine, the Misses Irvine, littlo Cliff nud
Alfred: WKEATH8 from  Mr.  nud Mrs
Correspondence.
Editor of "The Advocate":
In reading over your editorials of the
last two issues of "The Advocate," I am
of the opinion that you have touched
upou some very important points, aud
points that we would benefit by if we
would only stop aud consldor. Ro the
By-laws that are to come before tho
Electors to bo voted on soon, there is
oue thing you did not mention thnt I
think should not be lost sight of and
that is, concerning the City acquiring
its own lighting system aud other
things that revert back to the City nfter
a few years,when the present franchises
expire. If this "Business Council" is
allowed n free baud with this proposition, it looks to me as if we will be
mortgaged to such an extent that when
the time conies for the City to help itself it will simply be helpless, and I
hope every workiugmau in Vaucouver
will consider this thing well beforo he
casts his ballot. To niy mind there are
two points thnt nre well worthy of
observation these are our preseut Council, aud what they hnvo doue and the
enormous debt thnt theso Bylaws will
iucur.
—WARD V.
W. A. Clnrk, Mr. Alf. Browu, Mt Pleas-
of ore mined it must be remembered 1 unt Missionary Messengers, the General
that the tonnage mined in 1903, than Olllce staff of the V. W. & Y. Ry., Mr.
which that of 1904 Is greater by 14 per and Mrs. P. It. Drost. Mr. and Mrs.
■cent.,  waa itself greater than that of'Peace;  Crescent   from   Mr and  Mrs
: the pre.ed ng year (1902) by about 291 E. B. Stephens; Citoss from Primary
per cent., so  that, looking   back    two j Department of Mt.   Pleasaut  Methodisl
- years, wo find the present tonnage out- I Sunday School; Basket of Flowers from
put lias increased  In  these two years
. about 46 per cent.
The number of mines shipping ln 1904
was 142, as against 125 In 1903, an ln-
rceeaae of 17. of which  15 wpre ln the
silver-lead distrlct.-^From  tbe  Annual
Jtiepuit of the Minister of Mines.
young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
Loyal Worke -s of Christian Endeavor
1 meet nt 15 miuutes to 7,  eyery Sundny
levelling in  Adveiif Christian  Church,
(.■oruer Ninth ave. and Westminster Rd.
MONDAY.
Epwortli   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
,Methodist Ohnroh meets at 8 p. m.
. B. Y. P.-U., ineote  in   Mt.  Pleusnnt
JUptist Ohnroh at 8 p. m.
TUESDAY-
•The Y. P. S. C. E., meets at- 8 p. m
j.u Mt.Plesvsn.muit Presbyterian Church.
Mr. and Mrs. CH. Finder; Cut flower
rosebuds, from Baby Willis; Sweel
Peas from Mr. Nightingale; Hoses from
Ul', and Mrs. Blnomfield, Mr. and Mrs
R. H. Mnc.iuley, Miss Alberta Dickey,
Miss G. Hoaley ; Sweet Peas from Cliff
and Alfred Donald.
Mr. J. Dounld left two weeks ago for
Mexico, hut news of his wile's sudden
dentil hits recalled liim horn ■. He is ex-
peeled home to-day (Saturday),
The funeral of Hie Iato Mr. Poter
Colby Campbell took place Monday
riflernooi) from the family residence,
enrner Seventh nveuue nud Carolina
street, aud was largely attended,   Rev
J. F. Betts, assisted by the Rev. A. ]■',.
Hotllerlugtnil, conducted the funeral
services The p llli'iircr.. were; Messrs
0. W. Jimmy. WD Muir, 1). Timrgi.,
A l_,.(i.i'ii;:.-. S. DcsBiiMiy, .1 Hewitt.
The Horn I tributes, were numerous nml
beautiful,
At a recent wedding the bride's very
pretty idea was to have her bridal bouquet made In sections and then united
Into one large bouquet. After the wedding, Just as the bride was leaving the
house for the carriage, she separated
the various parts of her bouquet and
Ihrew tliem toward each bridesmaid, as
they gathered about the door to say
good-bye. As each one grasped her
section of the bouquet, she found a
small gift attached, and these gifts
were unique in that they were not all
alike, as usual, and each had some significant meaning. One received a handsome gold thimble, since she was always outspoken In her determination
lo lead a life of single LiessednesB. Another maid found in her section of the
bouquet a tiny gold ring containing a
small solitaire us a hint of the engagement ring she was expecting shortly
to receive. A third bridesmaid received a gold dollar, for she was to be married herself the next month, and this
dollar was to be worn In her shoe according to the old rhyme, that a bride
should wear:
"Something  old,   something new.
Something borrowed, something blue,
And a gold dollar in her shoe,"
for good luck. One maid had a gold
brooch with a spoon laid across It, signifying the house-wifely accomplishment of cookery, to which she had given marked attention at cooking lectures during the previous winter. Still
another bridesmaid found attached to
her share of the bouquet a stick pin
having for a head a pretty pearl penholder with a gold pen and penstock
signifying her successful authorship,
and her literary ability, while the remain ng two had pins which symbol
ized their love of some outdoor sport
or other.
At a recent wedding, Instead of
throwing rice after the happy people,
a perfect shower of rose petals fell upon them as they descended the steps
to take the carriage. This was the
Idea of the girl's mother, and besides
Ihe rose petals, which were brought out
and placed here and there in large
bunch bowls ln the hall when the, bride
retired to don her travelling gown;
there was also a quantity of confetti
made as usual of paper, but resembling
kernels of rice, and these, with the rose
leaves answered every purpose in a
beautiful manner, and no one was injured, as ls often the case If rice ls
thrown. This girl was a southern bride,
and In the old-fashioned garden of her
g'rlhood's home roses grew in riotous
profusion, so that plenty of rose petals
Wallace's
Ring up 1266.
PEOPLE  WILL  PERSIST in trading where they can get the best qnallty of
of Groceries at the most reasonable prices, and it is quite natural they should,
Fancy Qneenlaud Butter 2-lt> for 55c British West India Molasses qt. tin 25c
Fine Potatoes, nil you waut at $1.50 per sack.
FURNITURE DEPARTMENT.—We lead  Prices away down.  Iron Beds, lots
of thom. Baby Buggies, Go-carts, Carpets, Squares, Oilcloth. Matting at IOo yd.
The Store of Quality 1   See our stqck nnd save your money.
5T    \\/ alia n^Westminster avenue & Harris street.
.   1.   VVallaCC Telephone 1266
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lit. Pleasant
Meat Market
2811 Wostmiuster Ave.,'Cor. 7th
lOOOOOO OOOOOOOO OOOO
All kinds of
MEATS &
VEGETABLES
always on hand.
Your patrouage is
respectsully solicited.
Prompt Delivery.
30000 00000000000000 Oi
Kenneth Sweet, Prop,
.OOOOOO
THESE BRiCES
■ elm JU JL   ■   4_4___ J__
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ARE RIGHT
Blue Ribbon Baking Power   15c
3- lt> Evaporated Penohes   26c
2-lb Evaporated Apricots  25c
Strawberries 15c
Raspberries 15c
Blackberries 15c
Hour—tl.oO A $1.60 per sack.
SOAPS.—6 fears Royal Crown Sonp 2iic.
«"""" Santa Clans Soap 25c.
6   "   Mngienl "    25c;
Scrubs of all kinds.
Bread and Pastry.
Wm Dm Muir
Ring up 'phone 448.
Mt. Pleasnut.
wete at hand. But at certain seasons
of the year, this pretty custom could
be followed even in our northern states.
Still another pretty Idea was provided
by the father of a bride who had all
the confetti manufactured In the shape
of tiny gold and silver slippers. These
were so vety pretty that every guest
gathered a few to keep as souvenirs.
Before starting on a shopping tour, | "Tho Advocato" wishes any cureless
llook over the advertisements iu thei ness in d-llvurv repei'tcil I" Hie Oflioe;
.ADVOCATE. I .....,.!, nil')...
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Huslin Blouses
REDUCED.
Au elegant showing of Summer
Ili111e.es, right up-to-date; Mie very
litest Styles nud idens; large sleeve
etc., mostly while, very lew culms; ,11 reduced in price.
$1.85 Blunses for $1.00
|2 no " " $1.7(5
18 00       " " *'- 50
11.00 Blouses for  75<i
♦1 60       " " f I .,.
|J2 50      "        " $2.no
Ladles' and Misses' SKIKTS. Tho store is full of then'—ALL
New, No Old Stock, all kinds, all s jses, every color, every quality,
from $1,75 to $10 ouch ; nil reduced to dny.,
J. S. McLeod, McBeth & Co.,
322  to 330 Westminster Ave.
i
mn
tame
a NiamnARB
Olves point to the fact that excessive or
Irregular outing disturbs the digestion.
Mlfhtmsre or night hag has its day time
correspondence in tlio iinduo fullness
uf ter eating, with the bolchings and sour
or hitter rising so often experienced after
too hasty or too hearty eating.
Dr. Pierre's Golden Medical Discovery
cures dyspepsia or bad stomach. When
the weak stomach Is strengthened und
Invigorated the whole body shares In the
increased strength derived from food
Properly digested and  perfectly asslml-
" I wa. a victim of Sleeplessness and extreme nervousness Induced by chronic indl-
Bcstloii and I felt heavy, tired and worn out
continually,' writes Miss Mary Hmlth, of WIS
No, Walisatch Street, Colorado Snrlnss, Cola
llr. I'lari'D's Golden Medical Dlicovorr wu
thu only medicine wbicli relieved me. Within a week after I began using it tbat heavy
oppressed faellns after miialj had left me,
sail f found that f was ablo to aleep hotter
than for months previously. My appetite
was gradually restored, general system wai
lunod up. norvousnes. hecamo a thing of the
past anil I have now been hi splendid hoalth
lor over nine months."
Sometimes n Hellish doHler tempted by
the Utile more profit paid on the sale of
less meritorious medicines will offer the
customer a substitute as being "just as
godil" us the " Discovery." It may be
better lor him because It pays better, but
It Is not us good for you, If you want the-
medicine that has cured otliora, and
which you believe will euro you.
looo-p.ne Doctor Book .ent from
on receipt of 31 one - cent
stamps lo cover pontage only:
50 stamps for cloth -hound
copy. Formerly gold for fl.&O
to extent of over 600.1)0.
copies. Every family should
poisons a copy for ready ruf-
vreiK'* In ca»c of sudden 111—
ness or iicciil.'iit. It is IUuh-
trated with hundreds of
wood-cuts and several colored
pliiles. Address llr. K..V.
l'lei , Huff-to. S. Y.
Or. Pierce's Pellets Cure Constipation,
And blue-lavender, gray and violet-
blues are showing up every day more
and more ln millinery. The very dark
blues are the smart colors for the prettiest talior modes In canvas, chiffon
cloths, brllllantlne and Panama, as well
as the voiles, whenever that shade is
found.
WHAT—
A graceful swing from the shoulders
the long wraps have, the length of
sleeves adding so much to the variety
of drapery, which distinguishes one
style from another. The return of
hooded Mies are held with reserve,
however.
If you kuow of nny local news itom of
interest snoh as parties, dances, socials,
arrival and departure of visitors, socioty
meetings, etc., send it iu to Thk
Advocate or by telephone B1405.
If you kuow auy iteniB of Mt.Pleasant
nows—Social, Personal or any other
uews items—send them in to "The
Advocate," or by telephone—B1406.
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEHENT.
TIPTOP  MINERAL  CLAIM.
Situate iu New Westmiustar Mining
District, nud Where located—
Deserted Bay, Jervis Iulet.
TAKE NOTICE that I, W E. Burus,
acting ns ngent for John J. McPheo,
Free Miner, Certificate number B78874,
iuteud, 60 days from date hereof, to
apply to the Miuiug Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purposo of obtaining a Crown Grant to
tho abovo claim.
Aud further tako notice that action,
uuder section 87, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th day of May, 1005.
W, E. BURNS.
New
Spring
Goods
in attractive designs at prices
less than down-town stores
can give you.
W. W. Merklev
BURRITT BLOCK
Westminster Avenue,  Mt. Pleasaut.
Tho CORSET for Quality—the
C. B. C.
Selling Agents:
MeKoe, Grieve A Co.,
419 Richards St.,    VancOUVeh,   B.   C.
Telephone Numbers of Local Ministers.
B17N-Bev.O, H. Wilson,(Anglican).
1060—ROV. CI. A. Wilson, (Presbyl.rlan).
B12.9-_.ov. A. E. Ilethorlngton, (MethodislV
Exclusive
Agents
FOR
Oldsmobltes.
MitBsoy-Hurris.aud
Brautford Bicycles
Automobiles
AND
Bicycles
RENTED   AND
STORED.
Expert Repair
Department.
Automobiles, Bicycles and Supplies.
VANCOUVER  AUTOMOBILE and   BICVCLE   Co.
W. J. ANNAND, Manager.
146 Hastings Street, East. Telephone 1385.
-
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. 0.
Our Millinery Parlors    it IMF fe#
to be Closed «/€#_¥_&  MSI.
 and as a consequence we are sacrificing our whole stock of
Millinery at ridiculously. low prices.
Beautiful Pattern Hats; regular price $20, sale price $8 and $10.
Turbans in all the new shades aud shapes; regular price $6 and $7, sale
price $8 aud $4.
Beautiful Folded Chiffon Hats in black and colors; regular price $7, salo $4.60.
"MoxineJ-Uiott" Hats, beautifully trimmed with flowers aud foliage; regular price $8, sale price $5.
Misses' Hats, prettily  trimmed with  flowers  aud  ribbons; regnlar  price
$4, sale price $3.
Babies' Silk Bonnets; regular price $1, sale price 25c.
Q. I. WILSON
MORTGAGEE
303 Hastings Street.
Big Towel
Sale!
Manufacturers Sample Towels at Wholesale Prices.
TURKISH TOWELS, worth  15c   for 10c  each
11 .. 11       2o0   •«    15C   .1
25c
35c
20o
25c
LINEN HUCKABACK TOWELS,   worth   20c   for   15c   each
11 " " "        25c    "    20c     "
115c    '
1     25c
50o     '
'     85c
75o     '
'     50o
Unbleached Turkish Towels at the same big reductions.
Turkish Liuen Batli Towels at tho same big reductions.
J. Horner,
400 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
YOUR ATTENTION
is called to the factthat our Goods are always Fresh
and RELIABLE.     Tomatoes 10c, Corn 10c, Peas IOo, Beans IOo.
We aim to please you in every way.
Our  Specialties BUTTER and TEA.
Andrews Bros.,
2315 Westminster Ave. ' Phone 933.
REAL ESTATE
For Sale & Rent.
List your property for Reut or Sale
with The Advocate Real Estate Co.
Five-roomed house, electric light, hot
and cold wnter; 88-ft. lot, corner, on
Eighth avenue, east; price $1,800.00.
Houso and lot, Barnard street, wired;
suitable for tram man's residence; terms.
New honso, Ninth nveuue, modern
couvenieuces, $2,200.00; terms.
Ninth Avenue—
Full sized lot, 8 roomed cottage; cash
$775, ou time $850.
Full sized lot, 8-roonied house, hot
and cold wnter, electric wired; cash
$1 750, on time $1,850.
Full sized lot, 7-roomed house; cash
$1,275, ou timo $1,375.
Two lots, two blocks from Westminster nveuue; cash $725, on time $850.
Two-storey building (rented) in business part of Mt. Pleasaut, ou full sized
lot; prico $2,675.
1-lotnud-hnlf Eighth aveuue, coruer,
cleared; price $800.
Lot on Ontario St t  350
Lot on Lansdowne Ave. (cleared)..    600
Two lots, Columbia St., very cheap    275
Lots, 250 ft.. Ash St 1,200
One block, graded, Ash St	
One block, graded, Manitoba St..
Carolina St., 33 feet, 2 lota      600
Alberta St. lots      350
Yukon St. lot     350
Ninth Ave 1,250
Lome St., 6 rooms, 2-storey house,
new 1,275
Fifth Ave., 7 rooms, bath, furnace,
stone fonudatiou, uew 2,450
Sixth Ave,, 6 rooms, hot and cold
water 1,250
Sixth Ave. West, 5 rooms, cottage,
bath, etc 1,350
Scott St., 7 rooms, 3 lots, cleared,
graded and fenced ,. .. 1,750
House,   Sixth  Ave.,  6 rooms   and
bath 1,350
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,250
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,300
Cottage, Sixth Ave 1,350
Lots,  Eleventh Ave.,  $300 to..   ..     350
Two lots, 33 feet     375
Two lots, Scott St., 33 feet     550
Two lots, Carolina St., 33 feet..  ..    400
Two lots. Eighth Ave      350
One block, near school house:
Three lots, Ninth Ave 1,350.
Lot on Manitoba, facing city..   ..    400
Lot, Fifth Ave     400
Lot on Fifth Ave     400
Lot on Manitoba St     350
Lot on Lansdowne St     600
COCIETIES
******^ Which Meet on nt. Pleasant
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Plensaut Lodge No. 10 meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. m , iu Oddfellows Hall ■
Archer Block, Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially iuvited'
to attend.
Noble Gkand—Hugh Walker.
Recording  Secketauy—__*• rank
Trimblo.cor. Ninth ave. & Westmiu'r rd.
I. O. F. -
Court Vancouver 1328, Independent,
Order of Ft.res.eni meets 2d aud   4th
Moudnys of each month at 8 p. in.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Rangeii—J. B. Ahernethy.
Recording Secretary—J. Hansen,
12 Seventh avenue, west,
Financial Secretary—M. J. Crohnn,
 31' Princess street, City,  Telephone
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review 1st nud 3d Fridays of eaoh
mouth iu I. O. O. F., Hall corner West-
minster nud Seventh avenues.
. Visiting Ladies nlwnys welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budhuig,
186 Eleventh aveuue, weat>
Lady Record Keeper—Mjis. J. Martin, i
Ninth nvoiiuo.
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Oouhoil. No. 31 la, meets'
every 2u nml 4th Thursdays *,l each
month, iu I. o. O. F., Hull, corner
Savcuth nud Westminster avenues.
Sojourumg  Frieuds always welcome.
W. P. 1' lowolliug, Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
-•--S Wostniinsternvonne.  Tei. 7no.
Dahlia Bulbs
300 VARIETIES.
15,000 fTpUBEROUS. The largest
Good I aud bost assortment this
Strong. side of the Old Country.
Prices $4.00 to $50.00 por 100.
Also Perennials nnd Annual Plants.
Thousands of them ou baud. Prices
right.
Mail Orders promptly attended to.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Price List
Free.
Chas. Keeler
DAHLIA SPECIALIST.
Note—Street Cars pass my place.
Nursery; Cor. Westminster* 15th aves.
E. & J. HARDV & CO.
Company,  Financial,  Press nnd
Advertisers' Agents.
80 Fleet St., Londou,  E.G.,  England \
Column] Business u Specialty.
lark's. Snavin-
vJCllft 5*1 Parlor.
Westminster Ave., next Glasgow House
Jehu Gillman, Proprietor.
Give this Shop a trial—three chairs
Jas. Carnahan.
G8TY SCAVENGER.
Order* promptly intend ed to,   night   or
day.  Uliargon moderate.
Office : 37 Hustings afreet, west,
Telephone Number 47fl^
80  YEARS'
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac
Anyone sending a sketch and descrfptlnn may
quickly ascertain onr opinion freo whether an
Invention Is probably pi.loiituti'O. ('oimnmilfft-
tlons Rtrlctly coiifldonttal. Handbook on 1'n.tcnt*
Bontfruo. Oldest nuonry for sccurliifrpateiit-.
I'at-'nts taken thrmmh Munn £ Co. receive
special notice, without Gram, In the
Scientific J\ mericatu
A handsomely illustrated weekly. I-arcest circulation of any srlontttlu Journal. Terms, $S st
yt'.tv, four months, |L Bold hyall newsdealers.
:o.38,Bre,<lw"'New York
I. O K Bl. Wiul-lnutoii. D. C.
The Advocate is tlie best advertising
medium where it circulates.   Tel. B1.0t>
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JJBJ"Gas Stove
ma^a m^MW^M SJO t^* ^^*
NOSOANDS
Brings to
WIVES
Meals ou time, well cooked anil delicious. Good humored
wives at meal times as well us other hours ot the day.
Increased bunk accounts   through decreased Inol bills.
Eeleaso from the drudgery of cooking. Well fed, good-
natured husbands. Saving ot time at meal hours. Kitchens us neat as drawing rooms.
DAUGHTERS
Opportunities for seenriug auy youug mau s affection.
Take your "Prince Charming" to the kitchen some eveuing mid let him help you make a cup of cocoa on the gas
stove. If that experience doesn't make him anxious to
possess a nice gas stove and a pretty Jiome of his own
witn yon ns general mauuger. nothing will fetch hiin.
We would be pleased to have you  call  and
inspect our appliances.
VANCgve? oas Company.
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