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Array MCDOWell S WHITE PINE
This elegant preparation oombines in au agreeable
form, all tlio well-known valuable properties of its
ingredients, so combined as to form an excellent
remedy for Ohrouio or reoent Pulmonary affections,
relieving obstinate Coughs by promoting expectoration and serving as a calmative in all Bronchial or
Laryngeal troubles.   Price 60o per bottle.
1*1. A. W. Co. Ltd., Mt. PLEASANT BRANCH
Free Delivery to auy pnrt of the city.   'Phone 790
MtPleasantAdvocate
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three flonths 35c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
-V
tegisM'.'d
Always Something
to interest you every week in TliS ADVOCATE
among tbo Local Hems, M-mx-Iiuimanis Items.
Woman's Realm, or the Continued Story- Th-
Advortisements will keep yon posted on where
'•*.,. logo for lno gains in all lines.
3, "-uThe subscription price is within the reach of all
\'-*$ rtslivered auywhero iu the City, the Dominion-
'   the- United States or Great Briton for ft a year
Established April 8th, 1899.   Whole No. 851,
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B.   C,   Saturday,   Jan  13, 19)3.
(Seventh Year.)   Vol. 7, No. 41.
Local Items.
The McCuaig Auotion and Commission Co., Ltd., nexttoOarneige Library,
Hastings street, bny Furniture for Cash,
Conduot Anction Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
; The Woman's Auxiliary of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Chnrch will meet on
Wednesday afternoon next. The election of officers will take place.
Fairview Hive  No.  18,  L. O. T. M.,
'   will give  A  Grand  Entertainment  in
"Muent  of  Holy  Trinity    Ohnreh,
"*<w, Jan. 17th,  at-  8  p. m.   The
-    .  .Ui,  Family  aud  other  professional
talent.   Admissiou 20c.
Miss Lizzie Chase gave a most delightful luncheou Thursday afternoon,
at. the home of her mother Mrs,.!. Chaso,
Sixth avenue. Those, present were:
Mrs. W. Chase, Mrs. Al Green, Mrs
W. R Douohne, Mrs. F. Murray, Mrs.
Chase, Mis. Chas. Green, Miss B. Broil
eriek. Miss K. Ross, Miss May Chase,
Miss Nora RohiiMOu.
TO RENT.—Flat of 7 rooms iu brick
block; apply to W D. Muir.
The Woman's Home Missionary
Sooiety of Mt. Pleasaut Prosbyteriau
Chnrch have dented tho following
olllcers for the. ousuiug term: Hon-
ary President, Mrs. Johnson ; President,
Mrs. Komp; Vico-Presldeuts, Miss
Walker and Mrs D. MoLeod; Se.ro-
t.iry, Mrs. J J. G. Thompson; Treasurer, Miss Orr; Pioneor Sooretnry, Mrs.
Walker.
Dr. Eruest Hall has resumed his surgical practice aud cau be consulted
every Tuesday at Hillside Hospital,
t87 Burrard street.
Ou Thursday last a numbor of the
frieuds of Miss ETie Fumerton took
possession of her home Tenth and
Ontario, for tho evening Music aud
gainos were mdulgod in. About half
past II, a happy crowd left for home.
Present: Misses M Ross, B. Buyley,
Q Moody, E. Smith, O. Morrison, B.
Stewart, Misses Muuds, Messrs. E. Murray. H. Psttorsou, W. Murray, J. S
McKonuoy.
Changes for advertisemeuts should be
in before Thursday uoon to insure their
1 ublici'.i.iim.
On Friday oveuing last, Miss Blunohe
Stewart gavo an "Unlucky Party," at
the houio of Mrs H. W. |Mnynnrd,
Sixth nveuue. '-Unlucky" panics,
music nud dancing were pleasures nf
the eveuing. The guest joined in siug-
ing "For Anld Lang Kyue" nud "She's
a Jolly Good follow." Present: Misses
H. Wells, H. Thompson, M. Thompson,
F. McKoc, E. Fnuierton, E. Smith, B.
Bayley, J. Graham, C. Laugley,
Messrs. fl. Wells, W. Mnjruy, E. Murray, H. Pattorson, O. Boult, J. S. Mo-
Keuney, H. Rao, D Johnsou.
The very latest stylos iu Canadian
nud American makes and designs in
Winter Shoes for Men, Womeu und
Childrcu at R. MILLS, the Shoeman,
119 Hastings streots, west.
Miss Dodson entertained about
ninety guests on Tuesday at the
house of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jos. Dodson, corner Thirteenth Avenue and Westminster road. The
large number present were most
charming and hospitably entertained. The pleasures of the evening
were dancing, music and a number
of the latest games. About midnight the guests sat down to a repast of dainty and delicious refreshments, after which dancing and
games were resumed till about 1:30
when the guests departed, regretting
that the hours passed so quickly.
Among the large number present
were: (Miss iPugh, Mjss Bidmlng-
ham, Miss E. Lawrence, Miss A.
Chambers, Miss M. Pugh, Miss M.
Hicks, Miss B. Holdan, Miss M. Birmingham, Miss Gibson, Miss E.
Hicks, Miss DeBou, Miss M. Ur-
quhart, Miss Lawley, Miss N. Mitchell, Miss E. Smith, Miss L. McGeer, Miss A Hcwson, Miss E.
Hatch, Miss N. McGeer, Miss E
Wells, Miss G. Davidson, Miss V.
Crookall, Miss K. Taynton, Miss M.
Hooker, Miss H. McKay, Miss G.
Taynton, Miss R. Wells, Miss G.
Davidson, Miss Chadwick, Messrs.
Lawley, D. McDermott, R. S. Cum-
mings, H. Wood, J. Birmingham, G.
Boult, W. iHoldam, R. Williams. G.
Wdllis, F. Willaughby, B. Moyles, B.
Brandrith, Thos. Foster, J. Moyles,
W. Murphy, G. McGeer, E. Tnne-
cliffc, C. McKay, H. Levey, A. Dodson, W. Urquhart, R. Hatch, J. Dodson and others.
If you miss Thb Advocate you miss
be local news.
Our Gold Crown and
Bridge work S^SL,"
Wo have a Specialist in tills branch of
the dental profession who has a world
wide reputation for his high-class work.
This Class of Work is Guaranteed
for a Life-time.
OUR PRICES HAVE ALWAYS
BEEN THE SAME for High-class
Dentistry, WE DO EXACTLY AS
WE ADVERTISE.
Teeth extracted and filled absolutely painless, and aU other dental
work done by Specialists who are all Graduate Dentists, holding
Specialists' Diplomas, and licensed by the Board of Dental Examiners
for British Ooluflibia.
Give us a call and let us show yon samples of our work.   Thon judgd
for yourself.
NEW YORK   {
'—j DENTISTS j—'
147 Hastings st. ™*r*m* me.
Branch Offico: corner Abbott and Hastings streets. Tel. 203
Offlce Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;   Sundays 9 a. in., to 3 p. ni.
Mr. Dan McLood of Sixth avenue,
ea.t, speut this week in Alberui on
business.
Mr. and Mrs. Main and son Billy
Main arrived Monday from Stratohoua,
N. W. T.
By properly adjusted glasses Dr.
Howell at the Burrard Sanitarium Ltd.,
relieves oyo straiu which causes headache aud other norvous troubles.
D. L. McCuaig, Maunger of te
Deloraine, Man., "Times," is visiting
his parents Mr and Mrs. McCuaig,
Fifteenth avenue.
Ladies' and Children's sewing neatly
done; satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs.
Oulleu, 2845 Westminster avenne, uext
to Nightingalo's Grocery.
Mr. J. W. Zieglcr of Seattle, who has
been the gnest of the Messrs Burritt,
Twolfth avenue, the past week, left
Friday for Harri. on Hot Springs.
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
Now York Dental Parlors for your work
Mr. G. P. Hicks of Eighteenth avenuo,
has beou  appointed   Ohoir  Leader  of
the First Presbyterian Church, and will
have chargo of tho Choir ou Sunday.
 :o:
Rov. O. II. Wilsou, Rector of St
Michael's Church, is recovering from
au attack nf puoumoiiin.
Ou Sundiiv January 14th, there will
bo no early celebration of Hniy Communion at St. Michael's. The regnlar
services nt 11 a. in. and 7:30 p. nl. will
be hold as it .-mil.
 :o:	
Get your Danciag Pump, Ladies'
Danoing Slippers, Geutlemeu's Bedroom Slippers, Patent-leather Shoes
of the Reliable Shoeman—R. MILLS,
119 Hastings street, west.
The Civic Elections.
WARDV.
Alderman J. Morton 898
Alderman T. S.  Baxter 286
W. H. WoodSr 174
A.G. Perry      ....162
Spoilt ballots    9
Morton aud Baxter re-elected.
Plumpers: Morton, 89; Perry, 48;
Baxter, 24; Wood, 89.
Waterworks By-law: For 282;
Against 48; spoilt ballots 2.
Schools By-law: For 265; Against 5ti;
spoilt ballots 2.
English Bay By-law: For 111;
Against 168; spoilt ballots 2.
Crematory By-law: For 22S; Against
74.
Sewers By-law: For 289; Against 49;
spoilt ballots 1.
Plobisoito for Munioipal Ownership
of Public Utilities: For273; Against 41;
spoilt ballots 12.
Market Site: For 289; Against 20.
Location of Market: Westminster
Avenue Bridge Site, 222; near B. C.
ironworks 31; near Crematory 80; near
Royal City Mills 14.
Messrs. Allan and Henry Hoffar gavo
a delightful party ou Friday evening at
the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs.
N. S. Hoffar, Twolfth and Westminster
avennes. The guests were invitod to
attend in their old clothes nnd somo of
the costnnios were very novel. A foa-
turo of the party was the couveying of
the guests to their homes iu a grocery
wagon, whicll proved a jolly ride for
all.
The Royal Crown Soap Company
have again enlarged their quarters hav-
iug ndded a large room whore premiums
are carried iu a large stock. It is a
surpriso how such really good usefnl
and handsome articles are given as premiums for Royal Crown Soap
wrappers. The provident housewife by
saving soap wrappers can secure for ber
home necessary furnishings; silverware,
bronzes, clocks and valnablo books are
includod in tho premium list. Mr. F.
T. Sohooloy, the efficient Manager, aud
member of tho firm, is continually enlarging tho business.
—NOTIOE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
fit. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by "The Advocate."
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital $8,000,000.   Reserves $8,802,748.
A General Banking Business
Transacted.
Savings Bonk Department.
OPEN   SATURDAY  NIGHTS    from
7 to 8 o'clock.
VV. A. WARD, Manager.
The Oity Council for 1906 will be:
Mayor—F. Buscombe, re-elected by
acclamation
Ward I —Aldermen Bethune and
Halse re-olected.
Ward I.—Aid. Stewart re-elected, aud
.11 math.m Rogers io place of Aid. Cook
retired.
Ward III.—Aid Heaps re-elected, and
Dr. Jeffs In place of Aid. Wilsou retired
Wnrd XV.—Aid. McDonald re-elected,
aud Professor Odium supplnntiug Aid
Kemp.
Wnrd V.—Aldermen Morton and
Baxter ro-eleoted.
Ward VI—Aid. Williams reelected,
and Mr. McMillan iu place of Aid
Johnsou retired.
School Trustees—Messrs. 01 u b b,
Ramsay, Odium, Dr. MoKechuio.
Licence Oominissouers—Hunt and
Clarke.
Ownoj-ship of Public Utilities: For
1332; Against 230; spoilt ballots 43.
Markot Site: Foi' 1837; Against 147;
spoilt ballots 21,
Market Location: near Westminster
Aveuuo Bridgo 531; near B. C Ironworks 365; near Royal City Mills 248;
near Crematory 232. The WeBtminstor
Avcnno site choson.
All Money By-laws carried.
L. O.  T. M.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, L. O, T. M.,
had a very pleasaut social eveniug on
Monday Jauuary 8th. There were
games, nnd tbe drawing for an unto
graph quilt made by the Ladies of the
Order. Mr. Oscar MoMorran held the
winning tickot, No. 26 Mr. Craig aud
Mr. Herbert Saeret favored the audience
with solos. Mrs. J. Martin and Mrs.
Hooker each gavo a solo In good style.
The following ladles formed the committee that arranged the entertainment:
Mcsdnmes Oartwright, Foote, Hooker,
Mm 1 in, Hoffar aud Draney.
Wanted by The Great
West Life Assurance
Company—
A Looal Agent, for Mt. Ploasant
and Fairviow, Mnst bo able to
dovote his whole timo antl furnish
satisfactory references.   Apply to
Geo a HALSE. Manager.
Inns of Court- Bldg.     Vancouver, B. C.
t
ALL STYLES!   ALL PR ICES!
J. A. FLETT,
J W. R. OWENS, Manager
Mt. PLEASANT HARDWARE
STORE. Tel. 447.
3 cans Tomatoes for 25c
2 cans Pineapples for 25c
Pure Honey and Eastern Maple Syrup.
Good Apples jjSi per box.
3 cans Peas for 25c
Stock-taking Sale I
Many Goods at One-half actual value—for the
balance of this month—prior to stock-taking.
Corn Starch Gc per package. Laundry Starch 6- % for 3lo>
Old Browu Windsor Soap 85 cakes for 25o.
Extracts, regular price 25c, now 8 bottles for 26o.
Soda Biscuits 5-1, for Me.
Everything  else equally low.
The Citv Grocery Co. Ltd*
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 280. Westminster Ave. A Princess Street.
W. O. Lee,
2425   Westminster  Ave.
'Phone 322
King's Heat flarket
R. Porter & Sons.
2321 Westminster Ave.
Wholesale ond Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from aU parts of Mount Pleasant nud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.  FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season.
Tel. A1206.
»•«
Something for
YOU
Good Apples  only $1 per box
Good Butter 25c per pound
2 tins Marmalade only 25c
Some big Bargains in   Left-over Odd Lines.
You ought to see them.       '    at*    •$>    A*
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Mt. Pleasant.
Telephoue   1300.
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January Stocktaking Sale!
In taking stock we find mauy odd and broken lines which wo are clearing
at greatly reduced prices.
DRESS GOODS.—10 pieces only T-.vi rrts in self colors nud fancy colors;
regular 45c, 80c and B5c; wile price Ooc yd... .8 pieces only 64-inch Homespuns in self shades and fancy mixtures; regular $1, HI .81! and $1,60; clearing salo price 76c yd... .Frieze Cloths, 60-iu., suitable for milineii skirts
and coats in dark grey, navy aud black; regular Jl aud $1.25; sulo price
75c yd.
SKIRT SNAP.—25 ouly Lndies' Walking Skirts, made of all wool frieze
cloths; 7-gore, flare bottom and six rows of stitching; regular $3.75; clearing sale price $2 each.
ADHCC ,«.  Cf\      30,33 and 34 Cordova St.
.   t\\J&Z} t_V  VU., Telephone 574. A
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CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vanconver 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., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4_9
For Sale at all first-class Saloous, Liquor Store* aud Hotel* or
delivered to your house.
Coulter's for
Waterproof
BOOTS
OLD COUNTRY WATERPROOF BOOTS worth $5.60 for |4.«0,
also a choico line of MEN'S, WOMEN'S aud CHILDREN'S
FOOTWEAR.
C. J. Coulter,
u
BURRITT
BLOCK,
Mt. Ploasant.
24-13 Westminster Avenue.
GOOD COOKING
APPLES $1 a box
Good Potatoes 85c a sack
3 tins Tomatoes for 25c
McKinnon & Gow,
146 Ninth Ave. Opposite No.8 Fire Hall
Telephone B1I4S. Prompt delivery.
KING—BLAIR.
The wedding was solemnized on
Wednesday morning at the residence
of the bride's parents, 2542 Ontario
Street, Mount Pleasant, of Mr. W.
R. King, of Dawson, and Mis^ Mabel A. Blair, a well known and popular young lady of this city. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. G.
A. Wilson in the presence of a few
intimate friends of the contracting
parties. The bride was attended by
Miss Edith Parker, while Mr. William T. Blair, brother of the bride,
supported the groO'i. The happy
couple were the re ..tents of many
handsome and usctul presents, testifying to the esteem in which .they
are held by their many friends.
Mr. and Mrs. King left on the
steamer Princess Victoria yesterday
afternoon, en route to California,
where they  will spend a  few weeks.
The twelfth annual exhibition of
the Vancouver Poultry and Pet
Stock Association will open on Tuesday next, Jan. 16th, and will continue till Friday, Jan. 19th. The exhibition will be held in the vacant
building on Cordova Street recently
occupied by Edgctt & Co.     It is ex
pected that the show this year will
eclipse any ever held in this city.
Considerable interest is being manifested in the coming show and a
large number of entries have been
received by the Secretary, Mr. M.
A.   Beach.
The premiums and prizes offered
this year are bigger than ever, and
worth going after. In addition to
the regular cash premiums offered
there arc several cups and trophies
to be given, also several special cash
prizes in special events.
Everyone knows that for anything
to become known, it must be talked
about. For an article to become
popular its virtue must be made the
-tihjcct of a public announcement.
That is advertising! Consequently
if the survival of the fittest applies
to business principles as well as it
docs to other walks of life, the better the advertising—the better the
publicity—the better the results.
Good results mean good business,
and good business is what every
merchant advertises for. If he did
not wish to excel in his particular
line, he would not take the trouble
to write an advertisement, much
more pay for the costly newspaper
and magazine space.—British Advertiser.
For   local   news   subscribe     for   TIIE
ADVOCATE only $1 for 12 months.
Ari\erti*« in the "Advocate.'
We are opening up a splendid stock of	
ENAMEL WARE
Tinware     Copper Goods
and a general all round Hue of Housefuruings.
Wc will make a specialty of this class of goods,  and
invite an inspection.
Buchanan & Edwards
062 664 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeils,
Pratt's Poultry nud Animal Foods,
Piatt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,  Beofscraps, Eto.
FLOUR and FEED.
SI/PITH Corner   NINTH avenue   A
•   lYQI I "  WHSTMINRTEK ROAD.
Tek'phuim    1037.	
FIRST-CLASS
Boot and Shoemaklng
and Repairing done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2454 Westminster avenuo.
For a Game of
Pool or Billiards
Drop In at
O   McCUTCHKON'S BARBER SHOP
Mt. Pleasant.
OBITUARY.
The funeral of the late William E.
Burgess took place on Wednesday
afternoon from the family residence
on the corner of Eighteenth avenue
and Quebec street, under the auspices of Vancouver Lodge, No. 8,
I. O. O. F., and the Electrical Workers' Union. There was a large attendance of friends of the deceased,
and the casket was completely enveloped beneath a canopy of beautiful floral offerings. The services
at the residence were conducted by
Rev. G. A. Wilson, while services
were conducted at the cemetery by
the   Oddfellows.
TROREY'S
Crystal Room
Thoso who saw our CUT GLASS
Room during tho Holidays were
delighted—entranced.
Thousands though have not seen
it.
They may not kuow that we have
a room made of glass—the walls
and ceiling one great moss nt
mirror plate.
Glass shelves all round tbe walls
filled to repletion with Oat Glass
from tbe most famous maker* in
tho world, hoaded by the—
Libbey Cut Glass
Trorey
THE JEWELER
Corner Hastiugs and Granville t ■
Official Watch Inspector O. P. 1   ,,
SOAP
Central  Park  Agricultural  Society.
The annual meeting of the Central
Park Agricultural Society will take
place on Monday evening, Jan. 15th,
at 7:30 o'clock. The business meeting will be preceded by a concert to
be given by the Vancouver Orpheus
Quartette. The association cordially invites ladies and gentlemen unaccompanied by children to be present.
DO IT NOW !-If not already a Subscriber to "The Advocate" become on*
now.   Only *l for 18 months.
Use
Royal Crown
thk Bkbt in ran Wohiji Drop
us u post t-iird asking for 1,
Catalogue of Premiums to be
hatl freo for Koyai, Citown
Soap Wiiawkhs.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO,
VANCOUVER. B.C.
The Canadian
Bank0F Commerce,
SAVINfJS BANK DEPARTMENT.
Deposits of Onij Doi i.ab aud upward^
received aud interrrt allowed thereof,
Bank Money Orders  i-st.cd.
A General Banking Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10 a. m. to .1 p. tn
SATiniDiTs; 10 a in. to 12111., 7 to 8 p.m.
East End Branch
144 Westminster      O. W. DURRANI,
aveuuo. Manaokk.
Advertising Is the education of th*
purrhitscr nf the merits of dlffareqf
that which adds to his comfort and am
contumer. It Inform* th. pronrecttra
goods 11 ni brings him Inlo touch wt.lj
plIflM hl« happiness.
Thk Alivcir atf. is the brst adv-rfishw
medium where it circulates.  Tel, BMW lirri-liiiar
■rfii.t 11 ■.!_.-nig i i i ini
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| Linked by Fate
BY CHARLES GARVICE J
Author of " The Verdict of the Heart/' " A Heritage   *■
of Hate," "Nell of Shorne Mills," "Paid |
For," " A Modern Juliet," Etc. r
f-** f ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ »+ ♦ m-H--H-K^+-H--r^++-H'+T ♦ f-H-H ♦++■>.
not blind to its difliculties—"
"She may refuse to—to marry me,"
Mannering put in in a low voice and
with his eyes fixed on tho patch of
sand and sky framed by tho doorway
of the-hut.
"I do not think she will," returned Fleming in almost as low a tone.
"You must ask her—put the case to
her—"
"No, no!" Mannering exclaimed,
springing to his feet and standing at
the door, with his back to Fleming.
"I'-'can'tI I—I should break down. I
should1 so put i,t that she would have
to refuse..What? Go and tell a girl-
young, beautiful, noble—your words
haunt me, Fleming—thut I am going
to take advantage of her position
and chain her for lifo to a man who
—of whom she knows nothing! I
can't do it—and I won't!"
Fleming lay back on the rough pil-
,'low of sun-dried soaweed and covered his eyes with his hands.
"I see—I understand. I will tell
her—ask her, Mannering. I will make
it plain to her that sho must—yes
must—consent. I will go at onco,
while—whilo I am able. Will you
give me a hand?" Mannering held
him up and gave him some ol the
precious brandy which they had saved.
"Thanks. Hnlf of that; only a drop
or two. Thank you, thank you, Mannering! I was not wrong in my estimation of you. It is good of you to
yield so soon. Some men—I fear most
men—would have stood out or refused altogether. They would have
thought of themselves and cared no-
..thing for her—for her reputation, her
future/'
"Don't try to make me out an angel or a plaster saint, Fleming,"
Mannering said, curtly and huskily.
"In fact, I've more than half a suspicion that you're wrong and tha*
I'm a fool for yielding to you. liut
•—we've been pals, and when you pull
out the Conscience and Principle
stops I'm done."
"No, I am right; and you are acting  like  a gentleman  and an honest
Jinun," Fleming gasped.
"Well!" Mannering sighed; then he
' looked at him hulf angrily. "But
doesn't it occur to vou that your
trust and confidence in me are rather
too thick? How do you know that I
nm  not  already married?"
Fleming smiled wanly.
"You would have told mo so the
very first moment you heard of my
proposal," he said, simply.
Mannering almost groaned.
I "There is no baulking you. Well, go
to her— Wait!" as Fleming got to
his feet slowly and feebly. "Tell her
—tell her—" Mannering stopped and
swore under his breath; then ho went
on,  hoarsely,- "tell her that    it    is
your   idee-  i_ofc  mino,   mindl    And   that
—that it is not to be a    real    marriage."
Fleming's blue eyes, set    ln    theli
'dark hollows, rested on his face patiently.
—"That we will go through the
form to please you und save her
from—from scandal and the rest of
it; but that I -I do not intend to
take advantage of It. No! I may
be a bad. lot, but I'm not so bad as
to snaro a young girl. Fleming, see
that she understands that this mar-
riuge is to h* one in name—form
only. Shu—she will understand.
Make her. Mind!"
A faint color flushed Fleming's
. death-like face.
"I will tell hor," ho said in a low
voice, "Mannering, you are behaving nobly—"
"Oh, rot!" Mannering broke in, as
if he could not restrain himself.
"Did you think I was a cur, a mean
hound? No one short of that would
act differently. Oh, poor girl, poor
girl! Here, I'll give you a hand part
of the way. And if you're wrong in
this business, may God forgive you,
Fleming!"
"I echo your  prayer,  Mannering,"
he said, solemnly.
The two men went slowly towards
" the hut, Fleming leaning—one would
- write  heavily   but  that  the   word  is
grotes-quely inapplicable,  for  he  was
but a shadow of a man—on Manner-
ing's  arm;  then  Mannering  stopped,
and, without a word, turned, strode
to the beach and stood staring out
to sea.
Fleming knocked at tho door of
Nina's hut, though tho door waB
open, and slie called to him to come
in. She (was sitting on her bed mending a skirt, and she wont on with
her work—for there was much to do
and timo was valuable—as ho entered. She was very pale, but with
that ivory pallor which is not inconsistent with perfect health, and
her eyes were dull and heavy with
the tears that hail weakened though
they had relieved her. She signed to
tho rough chair which Mannering
had mado for her father, and Fleming sank Into it.
"Aro you—better?" ho asked.
She know that he meant was her
grief less poignant, nnd answered
"Yes," In a low voice and with a
stifled sigh.
"Do you think you arc strong
enough to liston to something I
want to . say to you?" he askod.
"Something very important, serious?"
"Oh, yes!" she replied; and she
stopped in her work and let her
hands lie motionless on lt. "Yes;
but you—you arc nut looking well,
Mr. Fleming. Is your cough worse—
are you feeling weaker?"
"Yes," replied Fleming, simply, "I
am weaker. I am very ill. Please
don't be sorry for mu! I am obliged
to tell you, because my condition is
connected with what I have to say
to you. Miss Nina. Have you thought
of your position, situation, here if
anything should happen to me—if,
plainly, I were to die? And, I think
—indeed I know—that I um dying!.
Ah, no," as a low cry of pity, of
sorrow escaped hor, "you will not
grieve for me; lyou will be sorry; but
you will rememlxir that for me Death
means a release und—a gain. But,"
he wont on with a slight wave of his
hand, "lt was not of myself thnt 1
came to speak, but of you. Miss
Nina, you and I have, I hope and
trust, become something like brother and sister. Of my love and respect for you you will have no
doubt.'.-
.-sne made a gesture of assent, and
he went on in eurnest tones, broker,
liy fits of coughing nnd struggling
for the painful breath:
"When I urn gone you will be
alone on this island with Mr. Mannering."
She raised her eyes for a moment
to his saint-like face, thon dropped
them to her hands again.
"It may be that yuu ure fated to
remain here for the rest of your
lives—"
Her liumis shook ami her lips
quivered at thu dreadful suggestion.
—"(lr (lotl may will that a puss-
ing vessel, one drifting out oi her
course, may see the signal on thu
cliff nnd come to your rescue."
Hi- fought I'or breath, and she cast
a look of pity and tender sympathy
at him.
"In that case they will find you
here with—with Mannering—will tuke
.vou buck to England und tell thu
story of your—your solitary companionship with him."
Shu raised her eyes, a look of comprehension, of a woman's apprehension  iu thom.
"Ah, you understandl" he gasped.
"The world would say— You know
what il would say. Forgive mel
You will forgive me for speaking so
plainly. Alas! there is-no help for
il;  1  must s.x'u.k plainly!"
"I understand," she suid in a low
voice.
"If—if you were man and wife—"
he went ou.
Sin- looked at him with a vague
doubt on her face.
"Din we are not," she said.
"Hut there is no reason why you
should not lie," he saitl, slowly, and
yet with a throbbing heart, "indeed, Mr. Mannering has sent mo to
nsk  yuu—"
Hor hand clutched at the skirt, but
she said nothing.
—"To ask you lo—marry him."
"To nutri-y him!," Her lips formed the words but no sound came; but
Fleming answered, us if he hatl heard
her mute exelamation.
"Yes, He sees the necessity of defending you agaitisl thu suspicion,
the evil suspicion und calumny of
the world— Mait, dear Miss Nina;
do not speak until I have told you
ull. And 1 will conceal, keep back,
nothing; for it is right lhat you
should know the wholo, lt was I
who pointed outito him how gravely
you would sutler, how terribly your
future would bu imperilled—nay,
wrecked—il—if you two were dis-
covured here alone anil were not
married, That hu should not have
thought of it is a proof of his purity,
high uiiniluilticss. lttit 1 am a clergyman, nnd it is my duty—"
"iiii, i rnnn'ot. ennnot!" broko
from her lips, which were white
I hough the scarlet burnt in her
cheeks.
"My dear, you must!" he said
with gentle firmness.
"To marry mc—out of pity!" she
said, inaudibly, her eyes full of
Shame and womanly protest.
"No, nol" he panted, his hand
pressing against his hollow chest.
"You do not know him or you
would not suy thnt—put il that way.
It is true he pities you—what man
with a spark of manliness eould do
otherwise', my pour child?—but he sees,
with me, that it is thu right, thu only
course to pursue. Ah, no, no; you
must not think Unit he regards you
as an object of "pity—that he takes
a superior, a condescending view of
his responsibility'. On the contrary
—oh, if you had heard him speak of
his unworthiness, of his inferiority,
of his presumption, in offering marriage to you, you woultl understand
how hu feels towards you!"
Nina, her protest uttered, sat silent, her hands tightly clenched, her
eyes  fixed on the ground.
"You are thinking, reflecting?"
said Fleming, quietly, "1 would
that I could give you time—a week,
a radnth—lo consider; but there is no
time; there may not be many hours.
M.v child." his voice grew solemn and
tender. "I hnve considered pray-fully,
and I tnke upon myself the great, responsibility of advising you—if I
dured say so, of exhorting you.
Your - fut ore welfare is dear to me; I
must, I must, gunrd it for you!
Thero is no way of rendering that
future, if you are restored to the
world, safe and possible, than by
marrying Mr.  Mannering.
Thero was a pause; then shu looked
at him—n look which Fleming would
have remembered if he had lived to
bo a hundred.
"If—it n vessel were to come—if we
were to be rescued, I—I should be
his wife, bound to him nntl ho to
nn'—a marriage without love! Y'ou,
it clergyman, bid mo—"
The color had left her face and
she wus now deathly pule.
Fleming met her eyes unflinchingly.
"There is'Still something to tell
you." he said. ' "1 bear it message
from Mr. Munnering. lie bids me
sny that the marriage shall bo one
in nnme—form only, thnt you will Jie
ns free os you are now;'that you will
be his wife in name only. Ah, do
you understand? You tio not doubt
his word,  his promise?"
Her eyes loll his face nnd wandering to thu open doorway. He know,
by the writhing of the white lips, tho
torture she was undergoing. The sll-
"tiee was so intense us to be un ac-
"i! burden aud pnin.   lt wus hu wl;.
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"Vou decide? • ne Bald, huskily.
"Why did he—sond you? Why did
he not come himself?" she asked almost inaudibly.
"Can you not understand and appreciate his fooling? Ho was desirous that you should bo freo to discuss it with me. Ho would not be
the ono to bias, persuade, you. His
instinct was a right, a noble one.
He Is a gentleman, you know," he
wound up, simply.
"Y'es, he was right—I suppose,"
she admitted, but with the faintest
qualification.
"Aud you will decide?" said Fleming.
She wrung her hands. "Oh, I cannot!" she answered. "Give me—givo
mc a little timo to think—only an
hour or two. 1 haye never thought
—tt is so sudden, so unexpected. I
feel as if it weru not real—as If it
were a dream—a nightmare."
Fleming rosu and laid his hund on
-jer trembling ones.
"Do you think I tio not know what
you are suffering?" hu suid in a low
voice. "Ah, believe me, I do! Yes:
take one hour. I will eomu buck to
you."
As he crept out of the hut Mannering, who was still standing guz-
ing al thu sea, heard him, but would
not turn his head.
"Well!" ho suid, hoarsely, his faco
still averted. Fleming took his arm
and leaned on it.
"I have spoken to her. She is na-
turally  much distressed—"
"1 should think so!" commented
Munnering, grimly.
—"But she is considering it. Poor
girl, she saw, with the quickness ol
her sex, the necessity for the stop.
Hut I think she would have been belter' pleased, less distressed, if you
had gone to her."
"Why?" demanded Mannering,
shortly.
Fleming shook his head. "I do not
know. She seemed to think that you
were sacrificing yourself—at any rate
as much as she was herself."
"Good Lord!" ejaculated Mannering. He drew his hand across his
brow impatiently. "See here, Fleming, though I can seo your side of
the case—the gravity of the situation
for her—I'vo still a feeling that this
—this marriage must bo averted.
I've been'thinking, and I've got. a
proposal. The weather is still tine.
I could knock a raft together, and
she and you could venture to sea on
it. You could get out on the tide
and "might, make ono of the larger
islands of the group—an inhabited
one. What do you say?"
"How long would it take to make
the raft?"  asked  Fleming.
"A couple of days. I could rig up
a sail. It is a chance. Will you consent?"
"Yes," gasped Fleming, calmly
"The risk is terrible—for her; there
is nono for me. Duath in any shape
I do not fear, thank God!" he added, devoutly.   "But   for her—"
"She may prefer the risk, denth itself, to—to your plan," snid Mannering, brusquely. "She shall decide
I'll ask her."
He strode away before Fleming
could  stay  him.   und.   without  paus
ing,
tate,
if he  were afraid
reached Nina's hut.
to    hesi-
CIIAFTER IV.
She heard the knock.
"So soon!" sho said to herself
with a start; for she thought the
hour had passed and lhat it ^wus
Fleming returned for her answer, the
decision which she had uot yet arrived at. If she had been given a
week, a month, would she havo been
able to decide?
She sprang to her feet as Mannering entered, then sank down again,
her eyes fixed on his face with, as it
seemed to him, physical fear; and nt
tho thought ho set his teeth and
frowned; that a woman should be inspired  by fear at the sight of him.
"I have just left Mr. Fleming," he
said, and his voire, by reason of the
emotions conflicting within him.
sounded harsh and almost forbidding. "He has told you—what he
came to tell you. I wunt you to
know that it is his proposal, not
mine, Miss Nina."
Her lips framed an assent, and h.'
went on constrainedly.
"While he was with you I have
been thinking, and I have got an
idea—a proposal that may avert the
—tho sacrifice ho wants you to
make."
She looked up quickly and drew a
breath of relief.
"It is this," ho said, using almost
the exact words he had used to
Fleming. "The weather is fine, the
wind is set, and I think for some
time, from the island. I can make a
raft with a sail. It could be provisioned for some time, and you and he
might escape—might reach one of the
larger islands—an inhabited one. It
is a risk, a great risk, but—but 1
fancy you would prefer It to—to his
proposal."
Her eyes were fixed on him with
breathless earnestness while he Was
speaking,  then they dropped.
"Does—does Mr. Fleming consent?"
she asked in a low voice.   "Tho risk
is his as well as mino.     I   havo   no
right to let him tako it!"
"He consents." he said.
Sho raised her eyes again.
"And  you—you would  be left   here
alone?   Alone!" She tried to   repress
the shudder that shook her    at    the
Idea.
"That is all right," he responded.
"And the provisions—you would be
left  without sufficient  food—"
"I shall not starve," ho said,
quietly. "There are plenty of birds,
other things. I will keep the gun.
Thero is the fishing— Oh, I shall do
well enough!"
"You—you wish it?" she nsked almost Inaudibly, her eyes hidden from
hlin by their long lashes.
"I don't know," he said almost
roughly, for his nerves were on edge,
his pity for her making a kind of
madness ln his brain. "I think anything would bo bettor thnn—the
thing ho wishes you to do. Do yoll
think I don't realize it? You know
nothing of mc. You would commit
yourself to the keeping of a man
who, for all you know, may bs ths
greatest villain unhanged—would be
the wife, on compulsion, against your
desire and will, of one for whom you
do not care. Oh, 1 know how it. must
seem to you—how you must think of
it! My plan is full of risk ond duller, but I fancy that you will consider it a better one than his."
For ono inopicnt she looked him
full in the eyes. In hers wus the question: But you, you, too, realize that
you would bo chained to one for
whom you do not care—do vou wish
her,  for your own sake,  to go?
llis eyes were averted and he did
not see the interrogation in hers; his
face wus glowering, frowning with
the strain on nerve and brain; and it
is little wonder that she read nn affirmative to her question.
"I will go," sho said almost ln-
audlbly-
Ulu nfi f I _______————_s, li   I r
Mannering' maae a sligb'. geoiui-n.
. With his hands.
"I thought you'would," he suid
in a voice almost ns low as her own.
"I think you aro right."
He went to their hut, to which
Fleming had  crawled.
"She has decided," he said, curtly.
"She  will go."
Fleming had been sitting with his
head bowed in his hands. He let
them fall and looked steadily at
Mannering.
"Very well," he said, resignedly.
"But you must be iitiick, Mannering,"  he  ndded,  signilicuntly.
Mannering nodded, took up an axe
and went straight to the pine wood.
He worked like a man possessed, and
the trees fell before tho strokes of
his axe with a dull crash whicll
reached Nina where sho sat listening. Ho worked until nearly nightfall, thon ho remembered the sail
wanted mending. He took it up over
his shoulder and went to her. She
wus cooking tho evening meal and
scarcely turned her head when ho
stood at the door and said:
"Do you think you could mend the
sail, Miss Nina? I could manage it,
but I should be a long whilo about
it, and timo is short."
"Yes," she replied. "I have ono of
the ship's needles and can do lt.
Supper la nearly ready."
"All right," he said. "You and
Fleming go on; don't wait. I want
to work while there's light."
Ho went back to the wood, dragged one of the felled pines to the
bench, and got tho coils behind two
rocks, then strung a rope round tho
middle of tho log, and, using it as a
winch,  hauled down its fellows.
It wos dark when ho had got the
last of that, felling done, and he was
so giddy with exhaustion that he
had to sit down and rest. But Nina's sweet, clear voice called to him,
and he got up, and assuming a
cheerfulness—he even tried to hum-
went towards the men's hut in which
the three took their meals.
She had persuaded Fleming to take
a little food, but she had not touched hers; and as she put Mannering's
before him, she avoided looking at
him and went to the sail.
Ho was almost too tirod to eat,
but he forced himself to do so, his
eyes fixed on his plate. But presently he looked at her, roso and went
out.
"Put this on your finger," ho said,
when he camo back, dropping a sail-
maker's thimble on her lap; "your
hand will be rubbed. It is fortunate
I remembered it."
"Thank you," Bhe said, simply. "
Fleming, from where ho lay beside
the fire which they made every night,
watched them with sad intentness.
"You forgot nothing," he said, after awhile. "At every turn I find
some instance of your care and
thoughtfulness. Is there nothing I
can do?"
"Yes; go to bed," retorted Mannering, cheerfully. "It's time we all
turned in. Miss Nina, you can't work
by this light."
"I can seo quito well," she said;
"'but if you wish it—good night!"
After sho had gone the two men
were silent for a few minutes, then
Mannering said:
"Hns she said anything? Is sho
frightened? On a raft in the open
sea! It is enough to alarm the bravest!"
"No, sho has said not one word."
replied  Fleming.
"1 don't think she knows what fear
means," said Mannering with something liko a groan. "And yet she
must realize the danger; she is so
quick, so intelligent—"
"She is the most intelligent and
acute girl I have ever known," said
Fleming. "Will you givo me your
hand, Mannering?"
He was so weak tbat Mannering
almost carried hiin to their hut.
Manuering would have lain awake
that night brooding over the situation, but the next day's Herculean
toil loomed before him and he forced
himself to sleep.
But Nina did not sleep. She went
over Fleming's proposal, Mannering's words, in endless repetition;
called up the expression of his face,
his quick, Bhort gestures. Rather
than marry him she was going to
leave him alone on this desolate
island. She did not think of her own
peril, on a raft on tho open sea
with a dying man, but of tho terrible solitude of the man who had
saved her life, who had worked liko
a slave for her comfort. Innumerable
little acts, amongst the big ones,
occurred to her, against which, stnali
as they were, his fight with the Lascar was diminished.
My brothers, it is our little deeds,
our smnll acts of consideration,
which weigh with women. It is the
wrapping of a cloak round them, the
finding of a chair, the proffered hand
in somo small difficulty by the way,
that counts with them. Heroic self-
sacrifice is all very well, but, if you
want to win a woman's heart, screen
her from the sun, keep her feet dry,
help her over the stile.
The girl lay and thought of the
thousand and one little acts of kindness and consideration which Mannering had performed on her behalf.
and she was so busy with the meni-
o-y of them that she had not time
left ln which to think of her own
coining peril.
And yet, how eager he must be to
avoid marrying her, seeing thnt h"
was willing to let her run tho risk
of setting sail on a raft for an unknown destination!
, Tho reflection stung her and made
her face burn.
Mannering was up with thu tluwu—
nnd really, it wus almost worth being shipwrecked to sec thu duwn of
day on that lovely island!—but early
as it wus, Nina hud risen und was
standing at the door of thu men s
hut.
"I have got your breakfast," she
said, simply. "How is Mr. Fleming?"
Tho pearly light fell like a benediction on her lovely face and was reflected in the calm of her violet eyes,
and something stirred in Mannering's
bosom; perhaps tile thought that
very soon ho would not see her in
any light.
"Ho vas asleep—at least,   I   think
so;  he is very weak,"  he said as hu
took the slice of bread and tho
of tea.
"I am afraid he is vory ill," she
said, sadly. "I will go to him. You
aro felling trees?"
"Yes," he said, trying to speak in
a casual way. "I have nearly finished. I hopo to have made the raft by
tojnight. Don't worry about the sail;
I can finish it when I come in."
"It will bo done before that," she
said, very slowly and quietly.
He went off and resumed his work,
Tho day grew hot and he was thirsty
and wns reluctantly thinking of going to tho spring for a drink of water whon Nina came towards him
with a mug of lime-water. Ho
straightened his back, and, with an
unconscious admiration of her grace,
watched her oDDroach.
___
-is there anv neca to *oj* m
hard?" she asked in a low voice, ner
eyes half raised with, on her side,
the woman's instinctive appreciation
ond unconscious worship of his
strength. "Have you cut down all
these—in so short a timo? It seems
impossible."
"There'is no time to lose," he said,
as he set down the mug. "How is
Mr. Fleming getting on? I have a
hope that the voyage, the effort, will
do him good."
Shu looked beyond him gravely as
she answered: "He is much weaker I
am afraid. I have been sitting with
him mending the sail. It is finished.
Is there anything else 1 can do?"
She looked at the logs. "I tan strong
very strong. It is strange, but I have
grown stronger since wo have been
on tho island. It is the air, I suppose."
Munnering nodded. "And the exercise. You are on the move from
morning to night. I have watched
you. And the simple food. We eal
too much over there in England."
She looked round almost wistfully,
"it is a very beautiful island. 1 havo
never seen anything half so beautiful. Thu colors are so lovely. If
only there were more people!" she
sighed und swept the dark hair from
tho sunburnt brow. "Can 1 not help
you with these?"
"No," he said, almost curtly;
"they are too huavy. But you can
get the provisions logether—the tinned meats atul condensed milk wu
brought with us from tho wreck—into a box, and strap up tho rugs in n
tarpaulin. And mind and put'your
spare clothes in the middlo of the
bundle, so that they can't get wet."
The small things, my brothers!
She glanced up at him, as he slood,
his bare neck tanned by tho sun, his
brow knit with thought of her.
"Very well," she said, and, taking
up tho empty mug, left hint.
By nightfall Mannering had got
the last of the logs down to the
beach at the edge of tho high tide
mark, antl he worked on In thu moonlight until he had joined thu logs together and constructed his raft.
When he drugged himself up the
beach, Nina was standing at tho
door of the moil's hut.
"You are late," she said in a low
voice. "Supper has been wailing a
long time."
"I'm sorry," he said. "I wantctl
to finish the raft to-night, and I
havo done so. You will be able to
start to-morrow. Where is Mr.
Fleming?" he nsked, as ho entered
and saw that Fleming was not there.
"He was too weak to leave his
bed and come down here," she replied.
"I will go to him," he said.
"Not till you have had something
to eat," she said with a touch of
command in her low voice. "He has
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By
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Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
Neuralgia is the king of torturers,
A tingling of the tender skin, a sharp
sudden stab from some angry nerve;
then piercing paroxysms of pain—
that's neuralgia. The cause of the
trouble Is disordered nerves due to
thin watery blood. The cure, is Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills, ^ which make
new, rich red blood, and thus sooth
and strengthen tho disordered nerves
and cure neuralgia. Among the
thousands who have proven that Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills cure neuralgia Ib
Mrs. R. C. Johnson, of Simpson's Corner, N. S. Mrs. Johnson says: "Por
upwards of ten years I was a sufferer
from the awful pains of neuralgia.
Over-exertion or the least exposure to
a cold wave would set me nearly wild
with torture. I doctored with two
physicians, but they did not cure me.
I then tried several advertlsd medicines, but found uo benefit. The
trouble continued at intervals that
made life miserable, until six or eight
months ago when i relation of mine
brought me a box of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills and urged me to try them.
I used this box and then got a half
dozen more, and by the time I had
used them all trace of the trouble had
disappeared, and as I have not since
had the slightest attack I feel safe
ln saying that the cure Is permanent." Mrs. Johnson Is ono of the
best known ladles In the section ln
which she resides, and Is a prominent
worker ln the Congregational church.
Naturally her family Und friends are
rejoicing over her cure, and Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have made many
warm friends In that section as a re
suit of their good work.
It Is because Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills make new, warm, blood
they have such great power to cure
disease. They ositlvely cure rheumatism, Bciatica, neuralgia, St. Vitus
dance, partial paralysis, kidney and
liver troubles, anaemia, and the ailments from which women alone suffer. The purchaser must be careful
to see that the full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peoplo," is
printed on the wrapper around each
box Sold by all medicine dealers or
tin I sent by mall at 50 centsa box, or six
| boxes for $2.50, by writing the Dr
Wllliamis' Medicine Co., Brockvllle,
Ont.
The nin*,-r.
The name "blazer" wns originally
applied to the bright red uniform of
the Lady Margaret Boat flub of St.
John's college, Cambridge. Tbe brilliant scarlet which was the Invariable
characteristic of tho Johnlnn "blazer"
doubtless suggested the name, nnd na
an expressive slung epithet It proved a
hit. In course of time the application
of the term widened and Is now extended to nny bright or pale colored
tlnniiel Jacket, striped or plalu, whetl
er for cricket, football, teunls, boating
or seaside wear.—London Standard.
Business Difficulties More Numerous,
But Liabilities Smaller.
Insolvency returns ln Canada for
the flrst nine months of the current
year as complied by Dun & Co. show
the smallest total liabilities of any
recent years, with the single exception
of 1903, although the number of failures ls slightly larger than In either of
the three years Immediately preceding.
Compared with last year there were
.959 defaults for'$7,105,495, against 916
failures for $8,988,140. Of these aggregates there were 208 manufacturing
failures for $2,269,992, against 225 for
$3,643,261; 739 trading failures with
liabilities of $4,781,320, compared with
665 last year, when the amount Involved reached $5,060,986; and 12 other
commercial failures for $54,183, against
20 for $283,893. Four banking disasters
occurred, with liabilities of $420,000,
but last year waa also satisfactory in
this respect; two suspensions Involving only $30,749. There ls no evidence
of unsound conditions in Canada, the
various provinces reporting about the
usual proportion of failures, and no
more.
Province.
Ontario..
cioseu a iturmuh character. There was
a miserly Sir Thomas Bancroft, who
In old London days heaped up great
riches. Even when his time came to
die he could not bring himself to give
his property away, and so he left his
estate to bo Improved until he should
rise again, which he expected shortly
to do. He had a window built In his
coffin, movable from the Interior, and
windows and a glazed door to his
tomb, and ordered that at frequent Intervals tnese should bo opened and
himself inspected by tho trustees. But
the latter hail had enough of the gentleman. They built almshouses «>t*
his eKtatR.
Quebec 319
No. Assets. Liabilities.
.336 $1,298,539 $1,743,958
B. Columbia
Nova  Scotia  .
Manitoba  ..   .
N. Brunswick
P. E. Island ..
. 61
. 84
.106
. 47
1,407,087
466,812
413,875
1,087,050
139,282
44,250
2,305,214
584,234
1,416,058
609,000
319,601
97,330
Total 1905
Do., 1904 .
.959 $4,856,895 $7,105,496
.910 7,102,948 8,988,140
Failure statistics for nine months ln
the United States, according to Dun &
Co., were:
No. Assets. Liabilities.
8,866 $44.325,(**.9 $ 76,234,028
9,183 67,328,110 111,659,028
8,176 53,109,285 101,655,855
8,676 43,260,389 85,407,090
8,083 39,931,458 80,560,852
7,801 58,390,002 101,867,448
1905
1904
1903
1902
1901
1900
The Ideal Diet.
Do tho real needs of tho body demand such quantities of food each day
as the ordinary dietary standards call
for or a man from his acquired habits
has become accustomed to? A slight
excess of food beyond the true physiological requirement Is no doubt desirable as tending to prevent any
danger of undernutrition, but any
great excess must of necessity be detrimental. The ideal diet is that which
suffices to meet all the wants of the
body—I. e., the maintenance of body
weight, nitrogen equilibrium, health,
strength, vigor and endurance—and In
the period of adolescence to supply
material for the growth and development ot the tissues of the body. Anything beyond this quantity is just so
much of an excess which *hiust inevitably do harm if continued indefinitely and detract In some measure at
least from that high degree of efficiency which every enlightened man
desires to attain.
Curious Burial Whims.
The glass coffin ln which Tamagno,
the great singer, was burled the other
day was not the first which has In-
Mlnard's
Cows.
Liniment   Cures Garget   In
An eleven-year-old boy named Harrison has never missed an attendance
at. Wnverbrldge School, near WIgton,
Cumberland.England.for seven years.
Living a mile from the school, the
sturdy lad has dally tramped there
and back, In all sorts of weather, ever
since he was four years old, and bas
by this means traversed over 2,000
mile*.
Sleep   lit   the  Anlnretlc.
We complain of the difficulty of ob_
tabling refreshing rest during the ]
waves In London, but the meu
the Discovery fonnd that In
temperatures sleep was prnctlt.
possible. Describing the men's expert?
euce on the sledge Journeys, Dr. Edward Wilson says: "One's very Annuel
shirt, with nothing but a vest betweeu
It and tbe skin, Is full of hoar frost,
the result of frozen perspiration, and
all oue's clothes outside It ars the
same. All the accumulated wetness
thep begins to thaw wherever oue's
body comes ln contact with the sleeping bag interior. Aftor It bas set ln
properly one begins to dream, and but
for dreams, the most absurd under the
sun, one would not believe that oue
bad Bjept at all. Every hour or so one
wakes to shiver, and then again the
dreams, begin, and this goes on until
at last there Is light enough In tho tent
to cook by and ono knows tbat purgatory ls over."—St. Juines' Gazette,
CAN WALK ARODND
AND DO HIS WORK
Dodd's Kidney Pills Cured W. J.
Dixon's Rheumatism.
He was so bad he had to use a Stick
to walk and Could not
Lace   his  Shoe.
Barwick, Ont., Nov. G. —(Special).
—These cold, wet fall days are full of
Rheumatism and nothing can be
more timely than news of an effectual
cure of that curse of tho Canadian
climate. Such a cure William John
Dixon of this placo Is certain he has
discovered In Dodd's Kldnoy Pllla.
"I had an attack of typhoid fever,"
says Mr. Dixon, "and after I got over
It Rheumatism set ln. I had pains in
my back and In my right hip so bnd
I had to use a stick to walk and had
no comfort in sleeping. I could no
more than dress or undress myself
for nearly two months, and for throe
weeks I coulil.not laco my right shoo
or put my right leg on my left  knee.
"Acting on m.v brother's "advice I
began tb use Dodd's Kidney Pllls.and
after taking threo boxes I was able to
walk around and do my work. Now
I am well and 1 recommend anyone
who has Rheumatism to try Dodd's
Kidney  Pills.
The lightest of European crowns
ls the State crown of Great Britain,
whicll was made for Queen Victoria.
Although It weighs only two pounds
and seven ounces, Its value is £300,-
000. One enormous sapphire came
from the signet of Edward tho Confessor. In the Pope's treasure house
are two crowns which are valued at
£400,000. One of them was the gift
of Napoleon to Plus VII, nnd contains
the largest emerald In the world. The
other, the gift of Queen Isabella, of
Spain, to Plus 1G, weighs three lbs.,
and is worth  £300,000.
I'.tiKllsili Trnde Morality.
A very grave Indictment has been
laid against modern business methods
by the bishops lu the upper house of
convocation. They give several specific Instances of men obliged to choose
between fraud and dismissal, and call
for a return to tbnt probity and honor
ln commercial transactions which laid
the foundation of England's greatness
ln tha past. Pew people would be
found ready to deny that commercial
morality ln England has sadly deteriorated of late. A "dry rot" seems to
havo set ln, and It will bs well for
England lf the baneful tendency can
be arrested before lt ls too late.—
Church Eclectic.
Consumption
— There Is only one cure for
It "PSVCHINB" If the greatest
remedy In the world for all forms of
pulmonary trouble. Scores of people In Canada attest this fact.
"Psychinh" stands without a rival
as a permanent and absolute cure
Ibr Consumption and lung diseases.
It reaches the sore spots, heals the
decayed tissue, destroys the tubercle garma, creats rich blood, tones
up the whole system, and cleanses
from all impurities.
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Properly Introducea.
Margaret is a well brought up little girl who has some knowledge of
etiquette. She had been taken to a
house where there Is a large dog.
"Don't go near the dog, Margaret,"
said her mothor. "He doesn't know
you, and might bite."
But that did not suit Margaret, and
she knew how to arrange matters.
Going to the dog, she made a little
curtesy, such as she has been taught
to make at dancing school, and said
politely:
"Doggie, I am Margaret Brown."
Then, the Introduction having been
made and the dog having no excuse
for not knowing lier, Margaret walked up and pal ted him, while he wagged his tall with much graclousness.
Child Marriages In India,
Recently at the fax on Hall, Westminster, Sirdar Arjitn Singh addressed
the East Indian Association on "Early
Marriage* Tn India." Sldar Arjitn Singh
said In India people married in childhood, sometimes In Infancy, and    not
rarely  the   promise   of  marriage    was
made beforo birth.    If a girl  was unmarried nt twelve she was regarded as
disgraced and  her father as a sinner
\     About 400,000   children   In   overy   five
.vears were  married   when  under    five
-rs ot age.    Many girls- then married
V.0  widows  while  slill  babies •
.   children,   nnd     the    misery    of
widowhood In  India was Inconceivable-
to tha European mind.—London Post.
A Cure for Costlveness. —Costive-
ness comes from the refusal of the
excretory organs to perform their duties regularly from contributing causes, usually disordered digestion. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, prepared on
scientific princple, are so compounded that certain ingredients In them
pass through the stomach and act upou the bowels so as to remove their
torpor aud arouse them to proper action. Many thousands cure prepared
to bear testimony to their power in
this respect.
•Ml
Dear Mother
HEROISM  IN ANIMALS.
Your lillle ones are a constant care ia   ni«»t«mted by a liam That Defended
Fall" and  Winter  weather. —They wiH-f    i* • FlocU .of Sheep.   .
catch cold. . Do you know about Shiloh'. 1 A writer on natural history corn-
Consumption Cute, the Lung Tonic, aad , plains tljat men are prone to regard
what it has done for so many?   It is said ; raag-culine courage in defense of others
to be the .only reliable remedy (or all
diseases of the air passages in children,
lt is absolutely harmless and pleasant to
take. It is guaranteed to cure or your money
is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,
and all dealers in medicine sell 314
SHILOH
This remedy should be in every household.
TAXING BACHELORS.
If the world were blrdless, a naturalist declares, man could not Inhabit lt after nine years, in spite of all
the sprays and poisons that could be
manufactured for the destruction of
insects. The Insects and slugs would
simply eat all the crops antl orchards
and crops in-that time.
Helpless as a Baby.—South American
Rheumatic Clue strikes the root of tbe
ailment nnd strikes It qulok, It. IV.
Wright. 10 Daniel atreet. Brockvllle.
Ont., for twelve years n great sufferer
from rheumatism, couldn't wnsh himself, feed himself or dross himself. After using six bottles was able to bo to
work, and says: "I think pain has left
me forever."—_!6
An engineer declares that 50,000
people now do the work with machinery which needed 16,000 persons a
few years ago.
Sunlight Soap li better than other soaps,
but is beat when used in the Sunlight way.
Buy Sunlight Boap and follow directions.
Statistics published In Spain state
that during 1904, nearly 12,000 bulls
wero killed in bull fights. The bulls
killed about 10,000 horses. The bost
and most valuable bulls for the arena
are raisod on the vast estates of the
Duke of Veragua, In Andalusia, who
has made a fortune out of this business.
■\   !
is better than other soaps,
but is best when used in
the Sunlight way.
Sunlight Soap contains
no injurious chemicals.
Sun'ight Soap is pure
soap, scientifically made.
Every step in its mano
facture is watched by an
expert chemist.
Sunlight Soap saves
labor, and the wear of
rubbing which common
soaps require in washing
fabrics.
Your money  refunded by
the dealer from whom you buy
Sunlight Soap if you find any cause
for complaint.
Lever Brothers Limited. Toronto
Penalties Have Often Been Imposed
In  Various  Countries.
Bachelors as candidates or probationers for marriage have formed the subject for legislation from the earliest
times. Penalties have ofteu been Imposed on male celibates In various
countries. Iu proportion as the Interests of the state were regarded as
above those of the Individual the enforcement of»nmrrlngc was tlie more
severe. Iu ancient Sparta lt was considered a punishable crime not to marry or to marry too late In life. In
Athens, though not severely punished,
celibacy was discouraged ln early
times.
At Rome marriage was fostered by
positive penalties Imposed on unmarried men and sometimes even on women as well as by discrimination In favor
of heads of families. In tho allotment
of the Campanlan lands by Julius Caesar portions were given only to tbe fathers of three or more children. Under
Augustus a law was enacted prohibiting unmarried persons below the age
of sixty In men and fifty In women
from taking possession of a legacy, and
this was applied even to widows, who,
In order te secure their part of their deceased husband's estates, were forced
to marry again within a period of two
years.
BLIND INSECTS.
Ther Act Jnst as Though Ther Bad
—re. and Conld See.
So far as Insects of the caves are
concerned the loss of sight which they
gradually undergo is sufficiently well
understood. The first step is a decrease ln the number of the facets
which make up the compound eyes,
wltb a corresponding dlmlulshinent of
the lenses and retinae. After four or
five generations the eyes become useless. It would be most Interesting to
breed these or other blind creatures of
the caves In the light, so as to find out
If they would get their sight back.
In all animals, Including man, lt ls
found thnt nature tries to compensate
for loss of vision by increasing tho
power of the sense of touch. Thus the
ntlennne of cave insects grow remarkably long.
It ls very curious to find that nothing
In their behavior suggests the fact
that they are blind. Tbey walk, run,
stop, explore t_e ground and try to escape from the grasp of the bug hunter
Just as if they really saw. The light
of a candle startles them as much as
lf they perceived It vlsunlly. It Is a
remarkable fact, proving that the ancestors of these creatures eould see,
that ln the embryo stage of their existence they have eyes well developed.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures  Distemper.
Oelinvloi*.
You cannot rightly train one to an
air and manner except by making hlni
the kind of man of whom that air ls
the naturul expression. Nature forever puts a premium on reality. What
Is done for effect Is seen to be done
for effect; what Is done for love is felt
to be done for love. A man Inspires
affection nnd honor becnuse be was
not lying In wait for these. The things
of a man for which we visit hlui were
tloue In the dark and the cold.—From
Emerson's Essay on "Behavior."
Use the safe, pleasant and effectual
worm killer, Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator; nothing equals it. Procure a bottlo and take it home.
An  Odd  Blander.
When the British admiralty built the
splendid naval barracks at Chatham
they fitted up one of the largest rooms
In flue style for court martinis and
had "Court Martial" Inscribed, on a
big brass plate on the door. Wben It
wits about to be used for the flrst
time the discovery wns made that the
regulations require all naval court
martinis to be held on the water.
Not   Plnylns   Futures,
"Yls, mum, urn make yez as good a
cook as the ulxt wan."
"I don't know anything about the
next oue, but you'll bave to be better
tban the last one."
Social  Axiom.
"I think I will Invite the Bronsons.
I know thoy would be glad to come."
"But, my denr, people who would be
glad to come are tlie very ones you
should not Invite."
Swecl   l.'lrl.
Gerald—As It ls to bo a secret engagement lt would not be wise for me
to give ycu a ring at present. Geral-
dlne-Oh, but I could wear it on th*
wroug hand. ,
Thero is Only One Eclectrlc Oil.—
When an article, be it medicine or
anything else, becomes popular, Imitations Invariably spring up to derive
advantages from the original, which
they themselves could never win on
their own merits. Imitations of Dr.
Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil have been numerous, but never successful. Thoso
who know the genuine nre not put off
with a substitute, but demand the
real thing.
Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Colds,  etc.
ideal,  ».„.  lt..|._,s'n.„_«.
"Wc can't hnve everything In this
life," said tbe philosopher.
"No," answered Mr. Dustln Stnx.
"Tlie Ideal but Impossible combination
Is a millionaire menu with a deck band
appetite."
An  ExaK-ternl Ion.
niehnrd—They say he gnve you a
black eye. Robert—That's the wny people exaggerate. I had the eye already.
lie merely laid on the calor.
as a virtue purely human. In reality,
self sacrificing for the female sex or
for the young ls part of th'e scheme of
nature, and every male thing is strong
and splendid in appearance because
he Is the descendant of those who have
proudly beld and guarded "the privilege of death." Another writer tells a
story which illustrates this point. Two
entomologists, hunting at nlgbt, clambered over a gate with thoir swinging
lanterns and found themselves in a
field filled with sheep. The result of
their coming was panic and a furious
stampede. The sheep charged belter
skelter away from the lanterns and
huddled together at the far end of the
field. But there was a rum among
tbem, and as the flock scurried away
this creature stood firm, covering the
retreat. Then, steadily nnd majestically, the huge ram advanced with lowered head toward the mysterious lights
nnd pressed them back to the gate.
This Is only oue graphic story of many
that might be told of masculine courage throughout nature. Man has Boine
virtues which animals, so far as wo
cnn Judge, know nothing nbout, but
heroism—tbe pride of affording protection to the weak nnd daring denth for
the security of the flock—ls not a human attribute alone any more tban Is
maternal affection.
BABY'S   AWAKENING.
It ought to be a pleasure to look
forward to baby' awaking. . He
should -.awaken bright, smiling* and
full of fun, refreshed by sleep and
roady for a good time. How many
parents dread their child's voice, because they know when he awakes he
will cry and fret and keep everyone
on the move until he falls asleep
again from sheer exhaustion. These
crying fits make the life of the Inexperienced mother a torment. And yet
baby is not crying for the fun of the
3uoja_. ( Supiieluios st ojoijj—3u.m
though the" mother may not see anything alls the ohlld Try Baby's
Own Tablets in cases of this kind,
and we venture to say baby will
wake up happy and smiling—an altogether different child. Here ts proof
from Mrs. John S. Sutherland, Bllss-
fleld, N.S, who says:—"My baby was
terribly cross, and often kept me
awake half the night before I got
Baby's Own Tablets for her. Since
I began giving her the Tablets, she
is perfectly well, sleeps soundly all
night, and wakes up bright nnd
fresh In the mornIng."Baby's Own
Tablets are a safe medicine for children of all ages. They cannot do
anything but good. You can get
them from the druggist, or by mall
nt, 25 cents a box by writing The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co, Brockvllle, Ont
New York, Oct. 25.—Apparently
suffering from hydrophobia—she was
bitten by a dog thirteen years ago—
Ajpandj. Jones aged 27, was taken
from'her home to a hogpltdl, and she
j will probably be sent to Bellevue'
tor further observation as ono of the
most extraordinary cases in the experience of the physicians.
According to her family, the patient when 14 years old. was bitten
ou both hands by a dog, but the
woui Is were cauterized and no ill-
effects appeared until last June, wheu
she suddenly developed all the usual
symptoms of hydrophobia, and became so violent that the Combined
strength of four men would hardly
suffice to keep her in restraint.
She recovered from this attack and
was in good health until a week ago
when the spell recurred. Removed
to a hospital she apparently recovered, but Sunday night the same
symptoms appeared. Foaming at the
mouth and barking like a dog, the
young woman rushed about the apart
ments, wrecking furniture aud at
tempting to injure anyone who ap
proached her. She was only controlled by tho use of opiates.
he physicians are puzzled by tho
case. They aro Inclined to believe
that the disease s a kind of epileptic
hysteria, itself of rare occurrnce.
Minard's   Liniment  Cures    Diptheria
Cholora and all summer complaints
are so quick In their action that tho
cold hand of death is upon the victims before they are aware that danger Is near. If attacked do not delay
ln getting the proper medicine. Try
a dose of Dr. J. D. Kellog's Dysentery
Cordial, and you will get immediate
relief. It acts with wonderful rapidity and never fails to effect a cure.
Sunday in Heligoland begins on
Saturday at 6 p.m., when the church
bell Is tolled, and continued till the
same hour on Sunday. Formerly no
vessel could leave port between these
hours.
A   Veteran's   Story.-George   T.ewls.   of
Shamokln,    Pa.,    writes:    "I  am    eights
tmoKin, ra.. win—. * —•- --=■.';:
vears of age. I have been troubled with
Catarrh for fifty years, and in my time
hnve used a great many catarrh cure's,
but never hnd any relief until I used Dr.
Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. One box
cured   me   completely."    50   cents.— 25
A statistician asserts that one person out of twenty was a pauper fifty
years ago, and one in every 700 a
criminal. Now only one In thirty-six
depends on the state and one In 2400
is committed for trial.
Stat* of Ohio. Cluy of Toledo,
Lucas County, **. .  .
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that ne
ts senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business In the City
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid,
snd that said firm will pay the sum of
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each
and every case of Catarrh that cannot
bs cured by the UBe of Halt's Catarrh
Cure. FRANK J.   CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed tn
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1886.
(Seal.) A.   W.   GLEASON.
Notary   Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure ls taken Internally
ana aots directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for
testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO.,  Toledo,  O.
Sold by all Druggists.  75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
The most curious vegetable in the
world ls the truffle, since It has
neither roots, stem, flowers, leaves,
nor seeds. In some places dogs and
pigs are trained to dig for it, the animals being guided by their sense of
smell.
Her Heart like a Polluted Spring.—
Mrs. Jnmes Srigley. Pelee Island, Out.,
says: "I was for live years afflicted with
With dyspepsia, constipation, heart dlsense unit nervous prostration. I cured
the heart trouble with Dr. Agnew's cure
for the Heart, and the other ailments
vanished like mist. Had relief in half
an  hour after the first' dose."—27
No   Compromise.
"I'm very sorry m^ieople have given offense," snid the s'avage ruler, "and
I'm ready to apologize."
"Apologize?" said the European envoy indignantly. "But my country will
accept no apology. This insult can be
wiped out only In real estate."-
More Tlinn Bennty Needed.
"You are beautiful enough to be wooed by an emperor."
"Am 1 beautiful enough to be wooed
by n duke?''
"Yes, ludeed; but uot rlcb enough."
Every duty which we omit obscures
some truth which we Bhould have
kuown.—Ruskin.
In Nature's Storehouse there are
Cures. —Medical experiments have
shown conclusively that there are
medicinal virtues ln even ordinary
plants growing up around us which
give them a value that cannot be estimated. It ls held by some that nature provides a cure for overy disease
which neglect and ignorance have
visited upon man. However, this
may be, it ls well known that Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, distilled from
roots and herbs aro a sovereign remedy ln curing all disorders of Indigestion.
The Pepper Vina.
Tbo most common and widely used
of all spices Ib pepper. It is a native of
the East Indies, but ls now cultivated
In various parts of the tropical belt of
this hemisphere. Tbe plant ls a climber and has a smooth stem sometimes
twelve feet long. Tbe fruit ls about
the size of a pen nud when rlpo ls of a
blight red color. In cultivation the
plant Is supported by poles. In some
localities small trees are used Instead
of poles, for the best pepper Is grown
iu n certain degree of shade.
Self Approving.
"Do you feel tlmt you did anything
for tlie good of your country?" asked
the serious citizen.
"I don't know nbout that," answered
the congressman. "But I feel that I
have a better record than some ln not
doing any damage."—Exchange.
A Vienna society has been formed
to aid persons with short memories.
A card ls Issued, upon which tho purchaser writes the date of an engage
ment and posts lt to the society's of
flee. By the flrst post on the day of
his engagement the card ts received
by the patron, who is thus reminded
of hia engagement.
l'lilrl.k  Henry's  Crave.
Inquiry ls made now and then as to
whero Patrick Heury is buried. Tbe
orator lies ln a quiet grave on the estate ln Charlotte county, Va., where he
formerly lived. Red Hill ls the name
of the estate, which Is on the Staunton river, thirty-eight miles from
Lynchburg. When Patrick Henry
bought the place It comprised about
3,500 acres. One of the nearest neighbors was John Randolph of Roanoke,
fifteen miles away. Red Hill ls now
owned by Henry's grandson, William
Wirt Heu.iT.
M(i$lfetftin&'
Add
little
rtradt
>f Beef,
Armour's is the bes% to
hot water — and you
have a cup of beef tea
that tones up the system
better than any medicine. AH druggies and
grocers sell
ARMOUR'S
Extract of Beef.
ARMOUR UHITEF,   -   TMMTO.
Savor -ouns
IS kinds. All grocers.
YOU USE THE BEST
TEA YOU CAN BUY
DON'T YOU? WELL
GOLD STANDARD IS
"Guaranteed the Best."
IT WILL MORE THAN
SATISFY  YOU.
85, 40 & 50c Ib.
Rn
Inviting
Prospect
Nothing
better for
you—nothing more
in vitin g
than a
meal   of
Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas
Mooney's Biscuits are an evenly
balanced, wholesome, nourishing
food, equally good for young and
old. Made from Canada's finest
wheat flour, rich cream and pure
butter. Baked by the Mooney
baker in the Mooney way.
Say 'Mooney's' to your grocer.
Official figures show that there nre
17,000,000 children In Russia between
the ages of six and sixteen who are
not getting any education.
Bondsmen.
In bis "History of Coal Mining" R.
W. Galloway points out thnt what appear to be traces of a primitive state
of servitude existed In Staffordshire,
England, where the laborers employed
lu the haulage of coal continued to be
known as "bondsmen," a name probably coming dowu from a remote period, a supposition which receives support from a peculiar service reqalred
of them known ns "bulldases." This
consisted In working at times In the
morning without receiving any payment beyond a drink of ale. Tbls custom of exacting labor without pay ls
supposed to reprosent some ancient
service required from their tenants by
the monks of the abbey of Buildwas,
In Shropshire, whence the name was
derived.
Ancient Thomas Parr.
Thomas Parr lived 152 years and was
buried in Westminster abbey- Born ln
Shropshire, England, ln 1483, Parr led
the life of an agricultural laborer In bis
native place till blindness and extreme
old nge kept him Indoors. Early ln
1635, his longevity having made him
famous, Thomas, earl of Arundel,
took him to London to be exhibited
to Charles I. He was lodged ln the
Straud, but the change of air and diet
told upon blm, and In November of that
same year he died. He was described
as a good looking man of medium Bize,
witb a deep chest and a thlck^ beard.
He attributed his excellent henlth to
moderation ln eatiug aud drinking.
Dear Sirs,—Within the past . year
I know of three fatty tumors on the
head having been removed by the application of MINARD'S LINIMENT
without any surgical operation and
there Is no indication of a return.
CAPT. W. A. PITT
Clifton, N. B, Gondola Ferry.
The SptiinhiK Mule.
Samuel Cromptou, a boy of sixteen,
copied the best features of the splnulug
machine invented by Ilargreaves and
Ail;weight, added to them some of his
own and, nfter three months of anxious
aud secret experimenting, produced
the first spinning mule, so called because lt wns a kind of hybrid between
Ilargreaves' Jenny and Al'kwrlght'B
water frame. I'he raw apprentice ltd
was, however, no match lu cunning for
the cotton lords, who soou found out
the secret of his uew machine and
shamelessly robbed him of the fruits of
his ingenuity. Many years ufterward,
It is true, they used their lufiuenco to
secure for him a parliament grunt of
£5,000, but he was then a broken hearted and disappointed man, to whom the
money came too lute to be of any real
service.
A  Woman's Ton_.ii,-.
"Woman's tongue ls her sword,
which she never lets rust," wrote
Mme. Necker. "The tongue Is not
steel, but lt cuts," wrote Erusiuus.
"The tongue kills more thnn the
sword," wrote Yeslk, the Ottoman
statesman. .Solomon, the embodiment
of wisdom, wrote, "It Is better to
dwell In the corner of the housetop
than with a brawling woman and In
a wide house." And St. .Tallies wrote,
"The tongue Is a little member and
boasteth great things." However, the
good King Arthur said, "Deny not to
woman tho proper use of her tougue."
, The hair of rabbits anil other animals ln Russia Is converted Into
howls, dishes and platen, which are
valued for thoir strength, durability
and lightness. Tho articles aro similar ln aqqenrance to varnished
leather.
Under the Nerve Lath. —Tho torture
anil Im-ment ot the victim of nervniu
prostration anil nervous debility no 0111
enn rf-ilitly estimate who has not been
under the ruthless lash of these relent-
Iphh human foes. M. Williams, of Foril
wleft. Out., wiih for four years a nervous
wreck. Six bottles of Rutin. Ainu-lent
Nervine wor'ted it miracle, and his doctor confirmed it.—28
"Going."  Mo«l nnd West.
"I tell you whut." said thulium, on
tcrtiilnlng his western cousin, "every
tiling's so high here It's iiluin.it iulpos
slble to keep n house going."
"Well," • replied the Kinisiiu, "the
winds nre sn high out our way It's almost Impossible to keep a house from
going."
Nearly ns Hoot].
"Did you succeed In bre.iklng your
grandfather's will:''
"No, but we managed to bend It so
thnt a few more thousand dollars
oozed out of tbe fumilv tre«."
Itch, Mange, Prairie scratches, Cuban Itch on human or animals, cured
in 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary
Lotion. It never falls. At all druggists
Gainful, Fatal
Kidney Disease
Calls for Immediate and Active Treatment
with
DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS
Kidney disease—marked by backache, pains in .the limbs, scanty, dark
colored urine', puf-lness about the
eyes, dr6pslcal swelling and gradual
loss of flesh—is always to be dreaded
both on account of' the suffering it
entails and because of Its fatality.
The kidnoys and liver share alike
the responsibility of filtering poisons
from the blood, and lt Is therefore
necessary to regulate both these organs lu order to effect a oure of kidney disease.
This fact accounts for the extraordinary success of Dr. Chase's Kld-
ney-Llvor Pills, which ls the only
treatment obtainable having a direct
and combined action on the liver and
kidneys.
For years evidence has been piling
up which goes to prove that Dr.
Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills have positively cured obstinate and complicated cases of kidney disease whleh
defied physicians and ordinary kidney medicines.
Nor ls this to be wondered at when
it ls remembered that Dr. Chase's
Kidnoy-Llvor Pills, are tho result of
the long and varied experience of the
groat American physician and author
—Dr. A. W. Chase.
Captain Wm. Smith, a veteran of
tho Crimean War, living at Revelstoke, B. C, writes:— "I, ca»..testify
to the benefit derived from Dr.Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills. Por years I was
a sufferer from kidney disease, and
could got no relief for It. - THer doctor
examined me and analysed iny urina
and told me that I had chronic dls
ease of the'Ttldneys. As his medicine
and told me that I had chronic dis-
Chase's Kldndy-Llver Pills and was
benefitted bo much that I kept on taking tbem until I -eon say that I am
perfectly cured. I told the doctor
I was cured, but he would not believo
mo until he examined my urine again.
After doing so he stated that I had no
trace of kidney disease left I have
recommended Sr. Chase's medicines
to many people."
Kidney disease ls not to be neglected. It ls far too serious to be allowed to develop. You can profit by
tbe experience of thousands of your
fellow-citizens and obtain prompt relief, as well as thorough and lasting
cure, by the use of Dr. Chase's Kldnoy Liver Pills. Ons pill a dose, 25
cents _a box,.at all dealers, or Edman-
son, Bates & Co., Toronto.
Who Gets the Most
Out of Life?
Not the wealthiest, not the most learned, nor the idler—but the
man who has good health and works for his living. This truth is
trite, but not trivial.
Every man should guard his health as his most valuable possession. Ihe more so because health is easier to retain than regain.
'■ Keep your grip on health by regular exercise, teasonable care
in eating and requisite sleep. Take Beecham's Pills occasionally,
to tone the stomach and keep the liver and bowels in good working
order.   And don't worry.
Observe these simple rules and you will agree that the one who
gets the most from life is
The Man Who Uses
BEECHAM'S PILLS
Pr.pared only by the Proprietor, Thomas Bsecham, St. Helen!. Lancashire, Bog.
 io,i everywhere In Csnsds snd U. S. Amerlcs.   In hoses ss cents.
Ayer's
What are your friends saying
about you? That your gray
hair makes you look old?
And yet, you are not forty I
Postpone  this  looking   old.
Hair Vigor
Use Ayer's Hair Vigor and
restore to your gray hair all
the deep, dark, rich color of
early life.   Then be satisfied.
- Ayer's Hair Vigor restored tht nsttir.l
color te hit gray  I'slr   snd I un iraally
Slewed.   It Is sll rou claim for It."
Iks. E. J. ViSUUOis. B*_a__f_e. M.T.
Ill 00 a bottle. J. O. ins 00.,
All dnii-.'l.l.. ff^f,  ^l£2-___s______-_»
Dark Hair
&
That Watch,
How   is it?
Perhaps your timepieoe
has not been giving' complete satisfaction of lata.
Ko other establish-
■lent in Canada is ss
well equipped for watch
needs as ia Diamond
Hall, with its rooently
enlarged facilities—
and its half csntury of
experience.
A wooden box in which
to mail your watch to us
will be sent you free ou
request.
RYRIE  BROS.
- LIMITED *-
134-138   YONOE ST.
TOBONTO    .     OHT.
J
In Franco, out (if every 100 Inhabitants, l_t:t aro old people of more than
00 years, as against 72 In England
and 70 In (lennany. ,
Swedish Bchool children, under tho
guidance of their teachers, anuully
plant ahoiit 00,000 trees.
Made for
Northwest Wear.
Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear Is planned and knitted
especially for Northwest winters.
It defies the worst bli__ird that
comes down from the Klundyke
—keeps you suug and warm, no
ni,itter ho w low tha thermometer
goes.
Stanfield's
Unshrinkable
Underwear
is soft, silky Nova Scotia wool
—with the shrink taken out.
It is knitted in all sizes to
comfortably fit every figure—
and holds its shape, no matter
how often washed.
Every garment is guaranteed
absolutely unshrinkable.
The Kcclcy Cure
Offers to the self respecting
tho   easiest    and    simplest
method of snapping tho chains
or
LIQUOR AND  DRUG  HABITS.
Tbe remedies build   up    the
wholo system and remove all
craving for drink or drugs.
Wrlto us   for   the plain facts.
Address
133 Osborne St.,  Fort  Rouge,
WINNIPEG.
■••&5"©RAIINI "B_i
Canadian Co-operative Co. ltd.
John McVicar, Mgr.
Onss-lMlpB Mm ti.nl. id dealer. In alt
klsisof dflAlN. Ooasl|H-s.Dt.«>Ilc|lxL
Wrll.  .hns. er win, us  for particular*.
Ottlsa, aoa Molntyrt Block, Wlnnlps*
The Kscurlal, Spain's royal palaco,
contains a cathedral, a monastery,
two colleges, threo chapter houses,
three libraries, and nearly 3,000
apartments   iu   addition.
Gray's
Syrup
of Red
Spruce
Gum
Cures Coughs
GRAY'S SYRUP does thnt one thing,
and does it well. It'iuo "cure-all," but
a CURE for all thrn.it and lung troubles.
GRAY'3 SYRUP Ol' Rl'.D SPRUCB
GUM stops tbe irritating tickle —takes
away the soreness—tooths nnd hcsls the
throat —and CURE. COUGIIS to stay
cured.
.  None the less effective because It Is
pleasant to take.
25 cu. bottle. *rs*. ■«■_•«>-•>*,■»■<«■■* iM»^-m^;^m a,
.     H' f-X-p
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l'*|l   l|    ■'
Tit. PLEASANT ADVOCATE.
(Established 'Vpril 8,1899.)
_9mos ■ J5S6 Westminster avenue.
Km. & WnrrHEY, Publisher.
BuflLWn Ornc_c—80 Fleet street,
JLonion. E. 0., England Where a
Ale of "The Advocato" is kept for
viattors.
* nbsoription $S a year   payable  in
Advance.
 * oents a Oopy.
Tel. B1405.
Vaxcootsb, B.  0., Jam. 18, 1906.
itt. Fieasant wins tlie Market site I
In 'ast week's "Advooate" the electors
were nrged to turn out and vote for the
Westminster Avonue Site, near the
Iridge. Today it ia a gratification to
Vtccord the majority for Westminster
Avenne -Site a largo one.
A LOOK BACK.
What of the new year?
What lessons did you learn in
1905 that you can apply with profit
in  1006?
It is said that we do not profit by
the experience of others that only
out of our own experience come the
lessons which experience impresses
upon us.
Before you make plans for the
new year (five some time to thinking
over the weak spots in your record
for 1905. Strengthen these places if
you can.    Do your best at any rate,
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAT.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
1 Beet at IC minutes to T, every Sunday
' evening ln Advent Christian Church,
Seventh avenue, near Westm'r ave.
MONDAY.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
• Methodist Chnrch meets at 8 p. m.
' B. Y. P. V., meets in  Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church at 8 p. m.
TUESDAY.
Tlie Y. P. S. O. E., meets at 8 p. m
In Mt.Pleasasant Presbyterian Church.
LOCAL ITEMS.
Mr. J. T. McGratton aud bride, of
Igary, aro the giiests of Mr. and Mrs.
in. Ross, Hastings street.
Miss Beatrice Alexander of Eighth
aveuue, east, who passed tho recent
High School Examination, left Weduesday for Hope to teach In the school
there,
St. Michael's Xmos Tree was enjoyed
by the infant classes on Friday earning
last in the Sundnd School Rooms. The
cantata by Mrs. Odell's singing class
(14 girls) nt the Oddfellows' Hall was
exceptionally good, and overlooked in
the former report of the affair.
"   m " wi 	
BIRTHS.
Britto...—Boru to Mr.and Mrs. F.M.
Brltton, 996 Eighth avenne, west, Jan
Sth, a daughter.
MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST
OHUROH.
Tbe pastor, Rev. Herbert W Piercy,
will preach morning and evening on
Suuday. Moruiug subject: "Christ iu
the Homo. "# Evening subjest: "Christ
In PolltioM."
Young Men's Bible Class at 2:30 p.m
""|_
St?
For the BEST of
GROCERIES & FURNITURE
Orangemeat, 2 pkgs. for 25c.   Force, 2 pkgs for 26o.*-
B. &"K Rolied'Oats, 7-B. sack, 25c.
Potatoes, per 100 pounds, $1 00.
Easy
FURNITURE DEPT.—Stoves at wholesale prices; must clean them ont.
paymeuts ou Furniture, Table Covers, Lace Curtains, Eto.
Buy here and save money.      Tub Store of Quality.
5. T. Wallace ^ritnrtraveM,e*
Harris street. Telephone 1366.
MOUNT PLEASANT METHODIST
CHURCH.
The pastor, Rev. A. E. Hetberington,
will preach morning and evening on
Sunday. Morning subject: "Perfecting Discipline." Evening subject :
"Marks of Independence."
All are invited.
Advertise ln "The Advocate."
The Young Men's Debating Society
of St. Michael's Church will hold a
debate on the evening of January 15th,
the subject being: "Resolved, that
tha proper sphere of Woman is the
Home."   Ladies will bo admitted.
See When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY.
The 2d and 4th Mondays of the month
Court Vancouver, I. O. F., meets at
- 8 p in.
TUESDAY.
' Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F.
'...-uoetB at 8 p. 111.
THURSDAY.
Vnncouver Council No. 311a,  Canadian Order of Chosen Friends meets
the 2d and -lth Thursdays of the month.
FRIDAY.
Alexaudra Hive No 7, Ladies of the
- Maccabees holds its regular meetings on
. the 1st, aud .Id Fridnys of the month
Mt.  PLEASANT CHURCHES.
Baptist.
Junction of Westminister mail and Westmin.
_-lUr nveuue. SERVICES at 11 a. ni.,
, aad ..nop. m.; Sunday School al 2:30 p.m.
Methodist.
. flumei of Nun    snd Westminster annuel.
-H-SRVICKS st  lis. m., and   7 p.  in.; Sunday
. Seliu'.land Unite  Class 2:30  p.m.    Rer. A. K.
ofetiierliigiou, a.A., 6. a, faster.
- °arsoua_fe IIS Eleventh avenue, vest.  Tole-
■lone 111219.
Presbyterian.
-Comer Mlu'ti. areuue and Quobec street
.•n_M-.vtr_.-i at 11 __.i_i.,___ul 7:;m p. m.: Sunday
i_.i-tu.ol al 2:30 p.m. Kev.3e«_A.i\'llsoo, fl.A.
I Pastor. Manse corner of Eighth avenue and
. -Ontario slreet.   Tel. 1066.
Bt Michael r, (Anglioan).
. ituruer Vlatli avenue snd Prince Edward
..street. SEKVICKS at U___i_. sadJiSO p.m.,
Holy Communion IstMlil 3d Sundays In each
.-Biunil! alter morning prayer, 2d and lth Bun
-luys-ttsa. in.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
,_tn». O. It. Wilson, Rector.
Hector) 322 Thirteen* avonue, east. Tele
! .ihone 111799.
ADVBHTIgTS.
Advent Christian   Church (not 7th day Ad-
■otlMH). Seventh  avenue,   near Westminster
,, avenue.     Services   1]   a. m.,  aud   7; Sll p.m.,
Sunday School at 10 a.m.    Youug peoples'
Society ot Loyal Workers ot Christian Endea-
v vnrm oots overy Sunday evening a tfl: 45 o'clock.
j-'rarer-iimotliig Wednesday nlgtatutSo'clock.
Before starting on a shopping tour,
look over the advertisements in the
ADVOOATE.
BRODBRIOK-OOYLE.
Mr. Chas. Broderick, son of Mr. aud
Mrs. R. Broderick, Twelfth aveuue,
was married ou January 8th, to Miss
Laurie Ooyle, at the home of the bride's
parents Mr. aad Mrs. Coyle, Belling-
ham, Wash. Mr. nnd Mrs. R. Broderick went over to ntteud the marriage
of their son who is well-known In this
city. Tho nowly married couple received mauy presents.
—NOTICE-
"The Advocate" wishes any carelessness in delivery reported to tho Office;
telephone B1405.
SOUTH VANCOUVER.
BUSINESS  NOTICE.
.Looal Advertising 10c a line ench issne
Display Advertising 11.00 per inch
per month.
lPotioca for Chnrch and Society Entertainments, Lectures,  ate.,    WHIM
THIS iillJl'.Or IS  TO RAISI  MOHET
will be charged for.
.All  Advertisements are  rnn regularly
and cdiargod for until ordered  tbey
he disco n't I lined.
-.-Transient   Arjvortizers   mnst  pay  In
sdvapee.
yfSfitit/Atot Births, Marriages, an* Deaths
pub! if bed, free of charge.
On Monday afternoon next the Rate
payers of South Vaucouver will assemble in annual meeting iu the Municipal
Hall, North Arm road, and hoar the
retiring Conncil givo an nccmnt of its
stewardship, and the candidates for
Municipal honors give their views.
In Ward IV., it iB still rumored tlmt
Mr. S. Gray will run for Oonuolllor in
opposition to Councillor Geo Pound
Au onjoynble party was givon at the
home of Postmaster Miller of the
Adeilade Postoffice on Fridny laBt. Some
twenty-five persons were prescut and
passed the time pleasantly till a late
honr. Solos, instrumental and vocal,
were ably given and thoroughly enjoy
ed. Scotch songs and Scotch reels were
also immensely pleasing. The refresh
dents were served, and the guests left
sorry the honrs were all too short.
THE NEW STORE
We are located lu our New Store, 3888 wit'- a complete line of Staple
and Fancy Groceries nt lowest prices.
GENT'S  FURNISHINGS
m      We have also added a line of Collars, Ties, Underwear, Shirts, Sox,
3      Overalls, etc., whioh we will be pleased to have you call and inspect.
I.      OUR MOTTO: Good Goods at lowest price.
Andrews Bros.,
2333 Westminster Ave.        ' Phone 933.
slashes at the side. Across the
back the fullness is slightly gathered
and stitched to a tape, whicll can be
brought around the waist to confine
all fullness. There is a small breast
pocket at the left side, convenient
for handkerchief or a watch.
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MEN'S $3 lor $2.40
We are giving a straight discount of 20%
off all Felt Hats—except Stetson's and
they're now $4 for the $5 Hat, and $5 for the
$6 quality.
CAPS that wero $1.00 now 80c; CAPS at 70c and 6O0 uow 60c
and 40c.   All UNDERWEAR and SHIRTS 20% off.
Your size is hero today—but hurry.
SCOTT'S TOGGERY,
W. C. SCOTT, Mannger. (Just between tho two Banks.)
435 Westminster Ave., oPP. City Hall.
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Correspondence.
Editor "The Advooato":
At a mooting on Westminster avo-
nnc, South Vaucouvor, ou Wednesday
uight, Reevo Geo. Rae made the state
ment that Mr, C. Tt, loroninu had prom
ifeil me tbo rock contract for tho Municipality if elected Reevo. This is a
falsehood. I havo no rock crusher, nor
would I accept the Municipal Rock
Crusher ns a gift. I have hsd all tin
experience iu that line I waut, aud so
have the Ratepayers, if they kuew the
truth.
Geo  Sprung
Vanuonvei, B. C, Jan. 11, Its**.
Thu Advocatb is always glad to receive
toitis of nociiil, personal or other news
from its renders. Send news items to
he office or by telephone, B1406.
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New Carpet Ends
980 Tapestry Ends, eaob SOo 120 Brussels Ends, each $1.00
,100 Airoinstor Euda, tmop f 1 -SO
Floor Matting at Half-price
Pays tu Investigate this offer.   Regular price 25o, 80c aud B6c; this
Wook for 16c yd.
Manufacturers'  Sample Blouses at Less Than Cost
This lot of Blouses are worth regular prioe, $1.86 to fO.50; while they
Ian they may be had it $1 eaoh.
J. S. McLeod, McBeth & Co.,
■Corner Westminster Ave. and Hastings St., East-     I
A very clever girl evolved a button scheme as Christmas presents
for her friends, and many exquisitely
embroidered button sets have been
the result. Such a scrap of material
is required for each that the c-xpeust
is small, and as the craze for all
things to match continues, it would
be well for those whose purses are
none too large to take the hint and
have a novelty that would otherwise
be expensive. Velvet buttons embroidered in metal threads arc chic,
and cloth done either in self-tone or
in carefully chosen contrasts are
equally smart; black on black showing up very well. For the coat effects so popular in dinner dresses,
which are usually of brocade or chine
silk; gold, silver, net or cloth, lace
Or lace net, hand-worked in pretty
small designs, would be prettier if
mounted in metal rims. The next
best thing is to crochet a fancy loop
around the button edge in metal
thread. Imagine a white brocade
button with a cluster of three forget-
me-nots at centre, one in silver, the
others in oxidized silver and steel
threads, and the crochet edge of silver; or else the same design in three
shades of gold; nothing could be
prettier.
By crocheting an open fancy scallop in fine linen thread on the edge
of Irish crochet lace insertion, a collar and cuff set can be made for less
than three dollars. A two and one-
half inch insertion costs but $2.85 per
yard, and three-quarters of a -yard
gives cuffs seven inches long, and a
thirtcen-inch collar. The ends should
be finished like the edges, and the
finest steel crochet hook used.
DANGER SIGNALS.
Butter!
Something Nice.
20c -& 30c
and 35c & 40c
per pound.
Smith 5^.r
Successor to W. D. Muir.
Junction of Westminster Road and Avo.
'Phono 2058.
Moo Cow Moo.
My pa held me up to the moo cow
moo
So close I could almost touch,
En I fed him a couple of times or
two,
En I wasn't a fraid cat much—
But ef my papa goes into the house,
En mama she goes in, too,
I just keep still like a mouse,
Fer the moo cow moo might moo.
The moo cow moo's got a tail like
a rope,
En  its  raveled    down    where    it
grows,
En its just  like  feeling  a  piece of
soap
All over the moo cow's nose;
En the moo cow moo has lots of fun
Just swinging his tail about,
Ef he opens his mouth then I run,
For  that's  where  the  moo comes
out.
En the moo cow moo's got deers on
his head.
En ihis eyes    stuck    outen    their
place,
En the nose of the moo cow moo
is spread
All over the end of his face—
En  his fingers is notting but finger
nails,
En his mamma don't keep them cut
En he gives folk milk in water pails,
Ef he don't keep his handles shut.
Cause ef you or me pull the handles, why
The moo cow moo says it hurts.
But  the hired man he    sits    down
close by
En  squirts, en squirts, en squirts.
—BESSIE CULLEN PEARCE.
THE ADVOCATE
Is Issued oVr«St
_kJ>   ■m^MV^ & South Vancouver.
"The Advocate" gives all the Local News of Mi,. Pleasant from
week to weok for $1 00 per year; six months 50o. An interesting
Serial Story is always kept running; the selections- In Woman's
Realm will always be found full interest- to up-to-date women; the
miscellaneous items are always bright, entertaining aud inspiring.
New arrivals on Mt. Pleasant will become raedily informed of the
community and moro quickly interested in local happenings if
they subscribe to "The Advocate."
Watch the lace counters for remnants of lace and fine embroidery.
Frequently two or three medallions
can be picked up for a mere trifle,
that if inset in a hand-tucked mull
blouse would make a valuable transformation.
run by flie fiaj which signaled danger.
It ls  different with  the average  mas
f-
No engineer wonld be mad enough to
•   a	
"ere-
or woman.    They
attempt constantly
to run by tho danger    signals   of
Nature  and   that
attempt   costs
thousands of lives
•very   year.     When   the
appetite  becomes  Irrogu-
ler or entirely gives out.
when   sleep   Is   troubled
and broksn, when there Is
a constant feeling of dullness and languor, Nature
Il hoisting tbo danger signal.   The stomach and Its
allied organs are falling In
their work snd the body
Is losing the nutrition on
which   its   strength   depends.
Such a condition calls
for a prom*, use of Dr.
Pierce's Golden Meillcsl
Discovery. It cures diseases of tbe stomach and
other organs of digestion
and nutrition, purifies
•nd enriches the blood and
boilds up the body with
sound, solid flesh.
" I here hed bo much benefit from your medicines em gleA to ear a few
wards that 700 nny use for nulillt ntlon."
writes lira. J. B. DownM. Crystal Lake. Conn.
Bad been troubled wltb a complication of
dlawts.s for over two yean, but kidneys and
llTvr bothered mo most Somo ot my worst
ailments wors headaofae, frequent pains
around  heart sad   under   rlulit  shouliler-
Considering the great popularity
the laundered shirt waist has attained this season, it is interesting to
note an innovation in this line in
the way1 of a woman's shirt, according to the Commercial Bulletin. This
garment has all the effect of a man's
shirt, the loose straight front, the
regulation shirt sleeve and the
starched bosom plait, fastened down
the front with, pearl buttons.
These shirts arc being made of
linen in both embroidered and plain
effects. Some of the models show
the embroidered bosom pieces with
collars and cuffs to match. Others
are entirely plain, with machine
stitching.
The waist is finished around the
skirt  edge like a  man's  shirt,  with
Fashionable
WINTER
Millinery
New Blouses
Ladies' New Neckwear,
Trimmings,
Belts, Etc.
W. W. Merklev
Royal Bank or Canada Building
Corner Sevonth and Westminster
Avenues, Mt. Pleasant.
5 j	
• The Function of an
y Advertisement
fj is first to draw attention and to leave a favorahle
\f and as far as possible a lasting impression.
fMh Tho first nnd principal object of a vory great denl of advertising
1 is not directly that of selling goods, but of establishing a worthy
*\t fame—a recognized roputatiou—to mako the goods nud ,the house
y known.   Customers mnst come with some iden*,of the goods thev
lm. seek, the more knowledge tho better.   With confidence inspired
T* by effeotive advertising, it is then up to the salesman to do
I ^ rest—to make good by courtesy nud a skillful presentation of
\T wares whioh should be up to all that has been advertised.
A*\ THE ADVOOATE is the best advertid
»1 medium for reaching Mt.  Pleasant  People-^
/ gain their favorable attention to your goods and
ga% store.    Advertising rates reasonable—not in the
Mm Publishers' Association high rate combine.
3
5
3
Mt. Pleasant Lodges.
t. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19 meets every
Tuesdny at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,  Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Nodlk Grand—G. W. Jamieson.
Recording Secret art—Frank
Trimble,cor. Ninth ave. * Westmin'r rd.
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1338, Independent
Ordor of Foresters meets 2d and 4 th
Mondays of each month at 8 p. 111., iu
Oddfellows* Hall.
Visiting brethren nlways welcome.
Chief Ranger—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
814 Princess Rlreet, City.
Financial Secretary—J. B.Aberuethy
'   Address: Care 21J13 Westminster avenuo.
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES.
Alciandrn Hivo No. 7, holds regnlar]
Review 2d uuri 4.ii li outlays of eaoh]
mouth in Kuiphts of Pythias HallJ
Westminster avennti.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. liudlong, I
186 Eleventh avenue, WeBt.i
Lady Record Keeper— Mas. J. MartlnJ
Ninth aveuue.
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN|
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Couueil, No. 211a, mcetiL
everv 2d and 4th Thursdays of each!
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, Westf
minster tivenue.
Sojourning  Friends always welcoiuej
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor.
MisB A. Chambers, Recorder,
2228 Westininsternveiiue. Tel, 7C0.
1
A Happy
Hew Year
to our friends  and  patrons
The new YEAR finds  Muir's
Bread still in the lead of all
others.
Latest   machinery,    best   of|
flour, best bakers in the city.
Muir's Bread must be the best
MUIR'S BAKERY
'Phone 448.
Blood fledicine
All Herbes
This medicino is Guaranteed to cure
RHEUMATISM—uo matter of how
long standing. Mr. Counors of New
Westminster enred in 17 days, aud Mrs
Wiggauds of the same city, who suffered 80 years, completely cured.
S. GRAY, Hamilton House, Hastiugs
street    Hours: 10 a in. to 2 p.m.
 11
My hands «£d feot were cold nearly
ess
..—-_-_-._     .it 1
for,foodi I lo.it flesh; felt so liro'I and mis*
  .and  	
•11 the time, and I bad such elillliucss be-
twoop shoulders   Borne days cared but little
erablft It seemed I couldn't ilo any in.u.<«-
work. Took ntiKllclne from uiy physician.
but ranelvcd no benefit. Bought a bottlo uf
'floldan Medical Dlscovory,' and after lalt-
ta* It I felt so tuneli better we determined to
give lt. • fair Mai.   AsDetlt* soon Improved
»d trsdmllr the disorders disappeared tm-
now f am trull."
A flr.«t Doctor Book Free.—Send 31 one-
cent stamps to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo.
N. Y.. ta cover oost of mailing only and
he will send you A free oopy qf his 1009.
psge Common Sense Medical Adviser,
paper-covorcd.   Cloth-covered SO stamps.
Pr. PiMva's PelleU Cor* Constipation.
Argyle Houso
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
Bid
BLANKET
4_!5/\___*l__i I
White All-wool Blankets, worth 94.75 for 14.35 por pair.
"           "              '«              "        »6.76   '    16.00    '
|6.60   '    *6 76    '
•     " " " "        $6.76   '    *600    *       •
17.50   '    J6 50    '
Flnnnclctte Blaukc-ts, worth |1 for 76c per pair.
Specinl taluos in Bed Comforters at $1.60, |2.26, $2.50 and np.
J. Horner,
4O0 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
-fffiS-H
GARVIN BROS.
False Creek
Dairy
Con. Front Street and
Westminster Avenue.
Milk and  Cream
Wholesale and Retail.
Our premises nro clean and commodious, and wo have admirable
equipment and facilities for
handling milk. FALSE CREEK
DAIRY is well-known iu the i
' ty. Ask our custoniors about I
ns. 0
DO IT NOW!
yonr
Local
Subscribe to
Paper NOW I ^^^^^
Don't be n Borrower of a
paper which only costs $1.00 a
yoar.
Telephone Numbers of Local Ministers.
Ri-N-iiuv. G. II. Wilson,(Anglican).
IOCS—Rev. Q. A. Wilson, (Presbyterian).
BI2i;i—Rev.A. K. llelheriiiKlnn, (Metiiiidisl'i
lit. Pleasant Mall. (I'nstomce.)
Mnil arrives daily at 11 a.m., 1:80 and
5:30 p. m. Mail leaves tho Postoffice at
the same hours.
UEfg" Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.   Telephone B1405
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tjHcinl notice, without charge, lu the
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A handsome!? 111 tint rnt-i_ wpokl-r. I-nrpeil •
culatlun of nr* scli'niltlc journal. Terms, f!
jur; four nioiitb., tl.  Sold byall pOffln-MM
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U.-sncli Ollioo. tat F Et. Washlnstmi. D. C.
C. & J. HARDV & CO.
Oompany,  Financial,  Press aud
Adveutisbbs' Agents.
30 Fleet St., London, E. O.,  England!
Colonial Business a Specialty.
Get your work dono at the
Glasgow Barber Shopl
2 doors from Hotel L
Frank Underwood, Proprietor!
6HTHS- Bath room fitted witb Poroe
lain    Hath    Tub    aud  all   moderq
couveuleuces.
Timber Licences.
NOTIOE is hereby givon that,
days nfter date, I intend to apply to thl
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands sua
Works for permission to purchase thl
following described laud, situated iif
Ocas! District, Rnuge 5:—
Beginning nt, a  post at   the North
weBt corner of Lot No. 606, and market
A. A.   Seymour's  Southwest  Corner!
thonce North eighty   ohains;   tlioiic
Enst  twenty   chains;    thonco   Soutll
eighty    chains;  thence  West twentj
chains to poiut of commencement; con
taiuing 1(10 acres more or less.
Located, October Uud, 1905.
A. A. SEYMOUR,
oct28.       R. L. McINTOgH, Agent..
ROBMURE
Drub & Jacket Cutting and Fitting
Mrs. Davie while  abroad  was  sucl
cessfu) in reocivinga First-class Diplomj
from tbo Rodmnre Dress Gutting Ass.
ointion, Glasgow.
Sho will tnke classes for learning thj
system.   For information call at 916
Seoond avonue, Fairview.
Subscribers    are    requested
report auy carelessness in the deliva
of "The Advooate."
For Local News Read Tun AdvooatJ
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Matchless Lightj
ssmsesmsm H_MMmMi«BHi !■_■_■_■■ earn
There is no home too smnll to use Electric Light.   Every
dwelling should use it—Everybody will nso it.
Tho ohildren—bless them—tbey can not upsot the Electric
Light and burn the houso down.   They can do no harm
whatover with Electjic Light.
It cnn bo lighted or extinguished by a touch of a button.
No lumps to clean; no smell of ooal oil; no disfigurement
of walls.
When a small amount of light is needed, 6 or 10 candle
^^^^^^^^ atolli " ^^^^
expense of fight.
power Lamps may lie installed, thus reducing tho total
Call and see ns in reference to installiug Electrio Light to
take the place of your Coal Oil Lamps,
B. C. Electric Railway Co. Ltd.
Corner Carrall and Hastings streets.
.A   .- a ~v -•-
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