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iAU2S $07
easant Advocate
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
MiSTABLISHED Af'KIL 8TH,   1899.     "WHOLE NO.  411.
Mt. Pleasant, VANcOtVEB, B. O.i Saturday, Jan 26., 1907.
(Eighth Year.)   V6t. 8, No. 48
Gold Drowns
Bridge Work
Local Items.
A Bridge showing the four front teeth replaced by crowning the
eye-teeth with Porcelaine Crowns^the most natural of all Dental
Work known to the profession,
Give us a oall and let us show yon SampleB of Out *Work>
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1666.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.;  Sundays 9 a.m.,  to B p. m.
*We have the finest and
best assorted stock of
Watches in Western
We oaref ally inspect and
closely regulate each and
every Watch before it is
pnt in stock.
We will sell yon high-
grade American Watchea
retail at the Manufacturer's wholesale price.
■Oor guarantee is liberal,
oach and every Watch
guaranteed exactly as re-
presented, or money refunded.
Corner Hastiugs and Granville Sts,
Official Wateh Inspector O. P. R.
For   local news  subscribe    for THE
ADVOCATE ouly fl for 12 months.
Best for Chapped Hands
and Rough Skin.
Price 2oc.   Only at
M. A. W. Co.
nt. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.     "f*Tee Delivery.
Changes fof advertisements Bhould be
in before Thursday noon to insure their
in-    .IQI   ■ ■ -TT
Principal G. W. Jamieson of Mt.
Pleasant School, is convalescing from
a Severe, attack of ia grippe. Last week
Mr. Jamie-Kin Was unable to teach.
Millinery now selling at Half-price at
Mrs. Merkley's corber of Seventh and
Westminster aveetieB.
Dr. Carder left for Bandon On Wednesday,  heing summonsed    to  set a
broken arm, the injured person refusing
to have any physician hut Dr. Carder.
Mrs. M. Rae of 24 Eighth avenue,
east, who has just returned Irom
attending the funeral of her sister at
Victoria, is suffering from a severe
attack of nervous prostration.
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WANT-Dt a boy at M. A. W. Co.'s
Mt. Pleasant Drug Store.
       '   Wi    '— em
Rev. A. _. Hetheriugton B.A., B.D.,
the pastor, will preach Sunday morning and evening. Morning subject:
"Settlingon Lees." Evening subject:
"Thy Kingdom."
_*-, _.to>—__—
Flint's Bromo Grippe—bBBt cure for
cold in the hoad—25c a box at the
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoffice Drug  Store
Those WhoKnow
Pure Australian Honey also Australian Jam
in 1-11)  tins and 4-U> tins.
Don't Forget we are still selling Creamery Butter in
28-lbs boxes at SOo
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  lit. Pleasant.
Telephone  1860.
four lots on Scott street for $1,700,
Two 88-ft. lots Eleventh avenue, fine
location; price $8fl0-
-i_-roomed horn-,   Tenth   avenue,
<oast; tine buy;  easy terms;  Mrs.  R.
Whitney, 2441 Westminster avenne.
100,000 CAfE
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White Oook.
FiW--cl_ss in every respect.
Vataoouver's Leading Restaurant,
Miss E. Buffam, Prop.
Before st-rti-K on a shopping twit,
look ever the Advertisements ia the
Lawn Gross Seeds
Clover aud Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry aud Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Pood, Beefscraps, Etc.
Sl/CITH Comer   NINTH .Venue   A
Tolep_oue ;18 8 7.
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital $8,000,000.   Reserves $8,487,000.
Accounts may be opened with
One Dollar.
7 to 8 o'clook.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
The persistent advertiser is the chap
who wins out. The "occasion*-" nil
isn't -.ally * very good business proposition.
All kinds—all pricos,   Air-tights from $2.60 np,
in fact, everything for the home.
Wo ate always pleased to have you call and inspect our Btock.
■    i%   ri   *4   ■ *-i  Mt- PLEASAN'I
J. A. Flerr, Ltd. hardware store.
Tel. 4 47.
1 ^0000000000000000*000*000*00}
Have just received a shipment of Men's Odd  Pants
] [      direct from the Manufacturer      j i
!i !
Prices from
$1.2fi  ftp.    ,
3416 Weatoil-iiter -vcauw
: Mt. nmm%.
Revs. McLeod and Roper Will continue the Evangelistic Services on Bun
day and every night in the week excepting Saturday.
Mr. Roper's Male Quartet will sing
at all services,
Thompson's Cream of Witch Basel—
best for tihapped hands. At Mt. -leas-
ant M. A, W. Brag Stan.
Mt. Pleasant Oddfellows installed
their newly elected officers on Tnei*
day evening, after which a pleasant
time was passed socially, enjoying
fragrant cigars provided by Vice-Grand
Geo. Simons. The officers are: Noble
Grand, Stanley Morrison; Vioe-Graud,
Goo. Simons; Secretary, H Patterson;
Financial 8cret-ry, R. H. Pool; Treas»
urer, G. H. Middlemiss.
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For Salo: beautiful new cottage, every
modern convenience; cash $800, balance
on easy terms.
For Rent: 6-room cottage, new and
up-to-date; Lansdowne aveuuo; $22 per
Six-room house on Howe street, $1,200
cash, balance on easy terms.
Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocate"
The Messiah Chorus, which originated on Mt. Pleasant but has been
for the past two or three years located
down-town, has returned to Mt.
Pleasant. Ruhersals will be held
every Tuesday evening in Mason's
Hall. Conductor G. P. Hicks extends a
cordial invitation to all singers to join
the Chorus, also to all players of
musical instrument! to join the
Orchestra. Those interested in the
advancement of high-class music are
requested to nssist the organization in
earring on its work. "Mozart's
Twelfth Mass" is the composition the
Chaius is studying and will give in
public this season ou Mt. Pleasant. The
auuunl grand concerts given by Prof.
Hicks and Uie Chorus have been greatly missed tho past three years and there
will be much satisfaction felt by all
local lovers of good music that the
Messiah Chorus has returned, to Mt.
Pleasant. Prof. Hicks, 24 Eleveuth
avenue, is nlways pleased to give any
information regarding the Chorus to
those Wishing to become members or
assist iu the work.
"The Advocato" 6 __o_U» tar 60c
HOW We Don't
Know How
But we do know that prevention is better than a cure,  so   R|
recommend to your notico: M:
Felt Chest Protectors 85c and np   E]
Chamois and Flannel »«'
Chest Protectors 75c and up
Large, Medium and Small
Chamois Vest $2.00 K.
To int-TO yon against sudden fji
©hangee of the weather.
Drug Co.
W> A. Aotok, Manager.
Cor. 8kv_»t_ _ Wbs-_-stkr
AV-Nt-EB.   'Phone _836.
Souchard's Cocoa
fNHpC DEMONSTRRTION.—CaU and get a sample
of tliis Famous Cocoa, while Mm. Yatas is demonstrating.
A fine shipment of No. I Apples cheap.
H. O. Lee,
2425 Westminster Ave
'Phone 322
King's fleat flarket
11   R. Porter & Seam.       23ai Westminster Ave.   j.
Wholesale and Retail
i I Dealers in all kinds of Fkkkh and .Salt Meats. Fresh Vegetables always j r
j 1 on hand. Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant nud Fairview. , J
1 [ Prompt Delivery.  FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season. I,
j 1 Tel. aaoe. j;
! I*yef***l**l4r*r*^^
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Maple Leaf Cigar Store
; A Full Line ef CK1ARS, PIPES, and Smokers Supplies.
! LIGHT LUNCHES served at all hours.
!      SOFT DRINKS and CANDlBS always fresh, !
! [ 3448 Westmistor avwiue. \ '.
1 mim*j0y*yafa**1*r^^ i
$4,000, »_ cash—will buy
44-ft. front on
Westminster ave.
Good business property.
Mrs. R. Whitney, 2444 Westminster ave.
Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.   Telephone B1405
Property oa Westminster avenuo,
bringing a rental of $100 por month,
A good buy: a farm, 80 acres under
cultivation; price $5.1)00.
Beautiful home, 2 corner lots, Thirteenth avenue, near the nvenue; splendid bny.
Mrs. R. Whitney, 2444 Westminster
avenue, "Advocate" Offlce.
For Local News Road Tbi A-VOC-Tk
Th-Canadian Bank
of Commerce
Deposits of One Dollar and upwards)
received and interest nllowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business
OFFICE HOUR8: 10 a, m. to 3 p. in
S-TUib-tYgt 10 a.m. to 18 m., V to k p.m.
East tnd Branch
4+4 Westminster      C. W. DURRANT,
"The Advocate" wishes anv careless.
urns in delivery reported to the Oftlno,
ti-lepht>uv M405. ,..
Olive's Courtship
Author of "A Cruel Revenge," M A Forbidden Marriage," " A Beautiful Coquette," " The        I
Heiress of Cameron Hall." t
Olive Ktieelnnil's (ace froze instantly into a colli, Imril stare. To
say she was anui ed, but faintly describes  the siiii.i.wn.    She  quito    be-
, lieved that the girl  before her   had
suddenly  gone    insune or had  indul-
iged in.wine; surely something ol that
She turned angrily toward the
bell-rope, but Neva divined her intentions, and sprung between her and
it, crying:
"I beseech you, lady, to listen to
me! Hear me, and judge for yourself
if I am wrong in coming to you with
my story.   Do not turn from mc!"
Olive drew the skirts of her dress
haughtily back from the trembling,
clutching hands stretched out to her,
her eyes fairly black with anger, her
bosom heaving convulsively with intense excitement.
"Go! leave this hsuse!" she cried,
stormily. "I do not believe one word
that you have uttered! If an angel
from heaven should cry out trumpet-
tongued to me that my lover was
false, I should not believe it! Go, I
Neva rose slowly from her knees,
and her death-white face, as Olive
saw it then, she never forgot in all
the after years of her life, it made
so deep an impression on her mind.
"May Heaven find pardon for you
when you stand at tho judgment
bar!" she moaned in a dying voice
that would have touched a. heart of
stone; continuing: "I wonder that
Heaven does not strike every woman dead who willfully takes away
another woman's lover from her. lt
i.s the one crime which cries out to
the great White Throne for vengeance
swift and sharp, and the angels put
a long, dark mark in their record
book against the name of the woman who commits such a sin, that
God may see it and deal, with her,
sooner or later, as He deems best. I
go, Miss Kneeland; but, hark you!
the day will come when you will remember this, and repent that you
took my lover from me! He is all I
have ki this great cold world. You
have wrecked my life. I wonder that
Heaven does not strike you dead for
taking my lover from me!"
Before Olive could answer, her
father, who had been an astounded
listener to the last few sentences, on
the threshold, where he had stood for
a moment or so quite unobserved,
came quickly forward.
"What is it you are saying to my
daughter?" he asked, hoarsely. "You
must repeat it to me."
"It is false, a slander, papa!" cried
Olive, springing forward. "It is a
base calumny got by Roger's enemies
to turn, us from him; but we will
pay no heed to them; we will be—"
"Hush, Olive!" commanded the
Judge, sternly. "I request that you
retire from the room while I listen to
this young girl's  story."
llut Olive would not go. She
glided across the room to her father
and clung about his neck.
"I shall stay here to defend my
betrothed husband against all you
may say to my father," she said,
addressing Neva, scornfully, her red
lips curling. "I do not believe you,
and my father will not."
The judgo raised his hand with a
gesture of silence, motioning Neva to
proceed. And again she told her pitiful story falteringly, but with a ring
of truth in it thnt carried conviction
to the judge's unwilling ears as ho
listened fairly cpccuhltss. Ho had
been called upon, during the many
years he had been on tho bench, to
liri'idc many difficult cases, but never
in his lifo had he been so torn with
conflicting doubts and {cars as in this
matter which concerned the vital happiness and the future of his own beloved daughter.
"Let Roger Qlcndcnning be sent for
at onco to face this young girl, and
prove true or false the charge she
makes against him," he said, reaching for the bell-rope.
"I am expecting him every moment,
papa," returned Olive, huskily; and
even as she spoke there was a quick,
impatient step on the graveled walk
outside, and Olive breathed, faintly:
"That ls his step, papa. There is
Roger now."
Tho judge hastily summoned a servant.
"Show Mr. Glendenning into the
library at once," he said, harshly,
and awaited with folded arms his appearance.
Koger come in happy and smiling,
his face dropping into one of puzzled
wonder ond curiosity as he beheld the
trio before him: the judge standing
in the centre of the great, dork, nms-
sivo library, with Olive clinging to
his neck, her faco buried on his
shoulder, and the strange young woman with the lovely, white, childish
faco kneeling supplicatingly at his
."J .baz _you/ rafdj?-) for.jpiruding
upon wnnt •sccTtrs to Bo''ft prtfaeff ai-
fair, but I understood the servant to
say I was to come in here.   I—"
The judge motioned him to enter,
and Koger saw b.v tho look on his
stern, ruggod face, as he advanced into the library, that something out of
the usual order of events had transpired.
"This is your affair," said the
judge, in a harsh voice; adding: "I
wish you to look well at this young
woman, Roger Glendenning, and tell
me who she is."
Roger looked at her wonderingly,
and answered promptly:
"I have never seen this young lady
before, that I can recollect. She is
an entire stranger to me,  sir."
Neva sprung from her knees and
faced him.
"May God parrlon you for perjuring yourself in that fashion!" she
sobbed, wildly. "I could not, I
would not have believed it! Would
to Heaven I could have died, Roger,
ere I had lived to know your treachery,!"
His amazement was growing deeper. He looked from her to the others
with the greatest astonishment.
"There is evidently some great mistake here, niadame," he returned
quickly but courteously. "You appear to mistake me for some one else.
My name is Glendenning—Roger
' G lendenning. I have no idea who
you   are."
All the bitterness in Neva's nature
'was aroused bv this.
"I wonder the words do not choke
you!" ehe cried. "You know, despite your cool bravado, that you
are standing face to face with the
girl v/ho loved and trusted you, nnd
whom you wedded and deserted!"
"I think," said Roger Glendenning,
turning to the judge, "that this poor
young lady is out of her mind. I
earnestly assure you I never saw her
in all my life before."
"I have proof of what' I say!" cried
the girl. "I have my marriage certificate with mc, also my husband's
picture. I can bring all the people
from the farm, and those in the village beyond, to testify thnt this is
Roger Glendenning, and that he married me and cruelly deserted me!"
"I am certainly Koger Glendenning," he responded, gravely; "but,
my dear young lady, 1 solemnly aver
that I never saw you before."
Sobbing hysterically, the girl drew
from her pocket ihe certificate and
the picture of his brother Roger,
which Oscar Glendenning had givan
her, claiming it to be his own picture, the two brothers being so fatally alike.
"You sec the picture, and the name
signed to it," sobbed Neva, hysterically; "nnd now," pointing to the
young mnn, "look at him and tell
me whether or not I have spoken
truly.   Is it not his picture?"
The judge's face was growing purple
in spots; his eyes looked darkly gray.
His hands trembled ns he took them,
whilo Olive was sobbing, shivering
like a leaf, and clinging to him.
One long, steady gaze of deep scrutiny, his eyes slowly traveling over the
certificate, then resting on the pictured face, beneath which was written in Glendenning's own handwriting, which was certainly familiar
enough to him, the name Roger
The young man turned pale as
"That is certainly my picture," he
said. "I do not make nny attempt
to deny it, and that is also my nnme
ln my own writing beneath it; but,
as God hears mc, I say to you I do
not know how it came into this
young lady's possession. I know
nothing of tlie certificate—nothing
"It will tako something moro
tangible than words to convince me,"
returned the Judge, sharply and
Suddenly a thought cams to him,
and again he glanced over the certificate, then turned to Glendenning:
"Where did you say you were during your absence from New York?"
"I was in the southern part of
Louisiana—almost in the swamps,"
he returned. •
"You were there on or about tho
eighteenth of the month?" interrogated the judge, slowly.
"I was indeed," returned Roger,
eagerly, thinking this conclusive proof
that he was far awoy from the vicinity of this young girl's abode at
the particular date mentioned in the
certificate. "I can prove that I was
down there b.v my friend Jack
Murray, who was my companion during the—the—sojourn, if I can but find
"And your proofs thnt this is tho
right party," questioned Judge Knecland of the girl, "where ore they?"
"Aro  not   my    mnrrinpc   certificate
and the picture of my—my husband,
together  with    my  word,    sufficient,
sir?" sobbed Neva.
-^'Jt..-.-my be wo.ll..taj5uJV-0i.t.syery
particle* of proof it. itf-ii "four po-wer,-"-
Said the judge, huskily.
"I am quite willing—nay, I am
anxious that she should!" returned
Glendenning, distressedly; "for I am
innocent of the charge she brings
against me, and I must clear myself
in your eyes and those of my dear
'Olivo without a moment's delay."
Neva turned her white, tear-stained face piteously to the old judge.
"He adds insult to injury by calling another girl 'deur' in my very
presence!" she moaned. "He could
have spared me that."
The judge turned and led Olivo
from tho room, and after he had
closed the door upon her, ho turned
to Glendenning:.
"In my own mind I feel convinced
of the truth of this young girl's
story, that you are married to her,
and th3t she is your lawful wife.
Now, listen to what I say to you:
You have come within an ace of
wrecking my daughter's future. It
is well that I have found you out in
the very nick ol timo to save Olive.
I say to you, if you would cscapo
my just wrath, take your young wife
away. Go quickly, quietly with her,
and provide for her. I will spare you
for her 'sake, though I can scarcely
control the mad impulse to shoot
you down at my feet for your atrocious, calculating villainy!"
(To be continued.)
Witchcraft   In   London  as Told at the
Clerkenwell  Sessions.
The London Daily Graphic says: An
extraordinary story of witchcraft was
told at the Clerkenwell Sessions on
Satu: day, when a Russian Jewess named Rachel Neuhans, aged 40, was Indicted for having obtained £5 14s by
false pretences from Mrs. Annile Samuels and £ 25 from Rosle Sllberberg.
Annie Samuels, a charwoman, of
Brunswick street. St. Go irge's. giving
her evidence ln Tlddlsh, through the
Interpreter, said her husband deserted
her 21 months ago. Recently the prisoner called on her and asli/nl her If she
would like' her fortune told for threepence. She laid out some card3, and.
apparently reading them, said: "Your
husband has deserved you. I have
powef to bring him bactt arralln. Give
me 2s 6d. I can rellrve you of all your
trmbles and restore your husband, so
that you will have to work hard no
longer." She believed that and paid
the money. The next day the prisoner
asked for ls 6d for candles, which b»-
log burned ln a peculiar way, with pins
stuck all round them, would attract tho
husband to his home again. On another occasion she made mysterious
passes with her hands over the flre.
on which she had carefully deposited
a red brick. The husband did not return, and the prisoner explained: "I
must have more money. The more you
give me the quicker I shall bring him
home." She paid £5 14s ln all. Then
the prisoner Insisted on having a nightdress, some sheets and p.How cases
She was going to prepare these with a
searet process, so that one night the
witness would wake up and And her
husband by her side. He would iba
wearing the nightdress and tha plll-iw
cases, which had been treated with
something which had the wonderful
power of preventing her husband ever
running away again. (Loud laughter.)
Her husband did not come back.
In answer to Mr. W. H. Sands, de-
j fending, Mrs. Samuels said she believed the prisoner to be a good witch who
could perform magic. The witness pro-
, duced  a  capacious  bag  out of  which
j she brought a medicine bottle comtailn
Ing a magic liquid for sprinkling about
the  room,   a   paper packet containing
some clippings from the back of a black
cat, and  some pins which she had  to
sew Into her chemise.   All these things
were supposed  to be,necessary to restore her husband.   (Loud laughter.)
Mr. Chester Jones (laughing heartily)
—This Is the funniest case I havo ever
had before me.
Fanny Samuels, the witness' daughter, said that the prisoner provided
powdeirs and uttered mysterious words
to call  her father back.
Mr. Chester Jones—A sort of Incantation,  I suppose.
Mr. Sands (cross-examining)—Did
you see the performance with the black
cat? ,
The witness—Yes, and she threw
something Into the flre. It came oul
with a squeak. I had a fright and 1
ran away.  (Laughter.)
Did she put the cat ln the flre? A.
I can't say what she did with the cat
Something was put on tho flre.
Did the black cat frighten you? A.
Tha squeak did.
You thought the prisoner a good
witch? A. Yes; she showed us such
miracles that she made us believe her.
j She produced a let of Russian gold—
hiindfii——trim her bosom, and said:—
"I don't want your money. See, I have
plenty of my own. All will be returned when I have finished my work, but
If you do not give me what I want 1
havo fhe power to stop your husband
from ever coming back."
Detective Sergeant Leeson saH that
during the five months tho prisoner had
been ln London she had accumulated a
large sum of money by these praoUices.
She was sentenced to nine months'
dmprlsonment and certified for deportation.
The Sluily of I'octry,
Never beforo wus there so much
study of poetry nnd the ilrninn. T!ii«
Is duo to the modern extension of e.lu
cation nnd to the spread of rciiilliii:
mutter among tlio musses. Poetry Is
not the fnshlon of nn hour; It Is nn
eternnl need of the soul—n need thnl
Increases with the Increase of iuli'l
lectunl light.—Edwnrd Mnrkh.iin In
Success Maguzlue.
Three Views of the   Great   St. Paul's
Cathedral of London—An  Impression That  Is Bewildering.
Everything about St. Paul's Cathedral is on a grand scale. It ls strikingly so In the great grey cupola, familiar landmark, seen below In the southern roadway, from the river, or the
north tower of the Crystal Palace.
Yet the grandeur, within and without,
grows dwarf-life when surveying from
the outside galleries the wonderful
panoramic scene of London. Dome,
chapels, monuments, the gold and alabaster of reredos, the rich color of the
spandrel mosaics, all are forgotten In
the vast prospect around. It Is. not only
an Imposing scenic spectacle but the
finest of living pictures, says a writer
in Lloyd's Weekly News.
It can be seen from three points. The
view from the ball (reached by 616
steps and capable of holding eight persons) ls disappointing. The chamber
gtves a sense of confinement; the windows are dim and their outlook chiefly
on streaks of vapour. Hence the room
ls rarely visited, and then mainly from
curiosity. The proper "coign of vantage" from which to see London outside St. Paul's is the Golden Gallery
above the cupola. There ls a climb of
660 steps to the gallery, delightfully refreshing ln Its breezy air after ascent;
while the prospect ls wonderful.
At flrst the Impression is bewildering.
The eye only seems to rest on church
towers, a huge network of streets and
thoroughfares, chimneys sending forth
streams of smoke, and on the horizon
"haze clothed and steady hills." Soon
vision concentrates, and the London of
hlstorlo memories, commercial renown,
and swarming humanity reveals Itself.
The Tower and Its bridge; "the forest
of masts below London bridge"; the
glittering river; Fleet street, the highway of journalism; "Westminster Abbey; the Law Courts; Houses of Par-
lia—lent; St. Jomes's Palace; the cupola
of the Readlng-rnom of the British Museum; the Embankment, with its trees,
all distinctly meet the eye,
Thero ls a mysterious charm and
varied magic in the sights and sounds
of the huge scene beyond description.
Douglas Jeirold has sketched lt very
prettily In his last play, A Heart of
Gold. Maude, the heroine, telling of tha
wonders of her visit to the top of St.
Paul's, says: "Along the r.reets little
specks moving sometimes in twos and
threes, and then altogether In ono long
black gliding thread. And the beautiful
smoko ln millions of silver fetters—it
came from the chimneys up and up—
and then somehow joined ln one large
shining sheet ami went floating over
houses and church steeples with hundreds of golden weather cocks glittering through. Then there were far-off
Mils with such a stir below, and they
looked so beautiful and still as though
they never heard and never cared for
the noise of London; a noise that when
we listened hummed from below for all
the world llko a hundred humble bees,
all making honey and upon one bush."
On exceptionally clear days, like
several of those In the past Aegust, and
some In September, the far-reaching
view has been most striking. Lelth
Hill, and the uplands about Northern
Middlesex, the lovely bits of landscape
In Surrey and Kent, and the country
stretching to the Essex side of the
Thames, have been beheld In all their
tranquil beauty. But "places of nestling green" much nearer St. Paul's always gladden tlie eye under an ordinary
atmosphere. Spots like the Temple gardens, the trees In FInsbury square, ani
even the foliage In Wood streot, Cheap-
side, are among the oases In the vast
metropolitan Sahara of factory Mocks
and dwelling-houses.
Wren's epitaph ln St. Paul's, "If you
would see his monument look around
you," has Its echo beyond the precincts
of the cathedral. The sound of the
wrords lingers looking east, surveying
the Monument and Greenwich Hospital,
both designed by the myrlad-mlnded
architect. Nothing has been achieved
In modern architecture surpassing tho
beauty of many of Wren's campaniles,
not only from their variety, but elegance. These qualities of his art aro
specially witnessed In St. Mary-le-Bow,
Che_pslde, with its dragon vane, and
In the plain, but Impressive, spire of
St. Vedast, behind the postoffice.
Whitewash On the Farm.
Lime whitewash Is quite generally
used oo tree trunks and ln poultry
houses, says American Agriculturist.
No Insects like to rest on a whitewashed surface. Scale and other sucking
Insects either cannot or will not puncture a lime coating, while If the wash
is well put on those that hide in crevices find thefM filled with disagreeable
material and seek other quarters.
Whitewash alone will not kill scale insects, but lf It ls applied Just before
they hatch the young may be
up and their setting prevented.
.     i -___._-_»w
Dlnglebats—The oculist charged you
$6 for taking a grain of sand out of
your eye? That's pretty steep, isn't
lt? Hlmpsley—I thought so till I looked over his bill. It -vas for "removing foreign substances from the cornea," and, of course, that costs more.—
Chicago Tribune.
Th* Motor Eye. j
The motor eye Is the latest development that the medical profession has
to deal with. It appears that those
who are continually rushing through
the country on a motor car cause the
eye to take a too rapid impression of
the things lt encounters and that this
affects the mechanism of the eye. Nature did not prepare us for the conditions of modern times, and while it Is
adapting Itself to them many unfore- j
seen circumstances must occur.—Lon- '
How Galveatom Is Still Ratal** Itself
Above Flood Line.
Each day tbe solid wail crept farther
along the gulf front until at length lt
stretched four and a half miles, guarding the whole corporate length to Ita
outer limits, and en top of this the
city has undertaken a task unknown tn
history, but which ls now one-third
completed—to lift Itself bodily above
tbe flood line. A district as large as all
that part of Manhattan below Houston
street Is being raised to, a height in
places fifteen feet above Its present
level. It was not nn open country or
a tract of waste land which was to be
lifted. It was the major part of an
active, vigorous town, the most Important business center of the southwest
Street car lines, gas pipes, water
mains, houses, churches, all the complex mechanism of a metropolis, bad to
be elevated an average of seven feet
above the old grade. No less than 11,-
000,000 cubic yards are needed to complete this work.
Eleven million cubic yards! The
quantity conveys no definite idea to
most. What It really meant for the
gulf city to undertake tbls work may
be realized from comparisons. Galveston Is the second export city of the
United States. During tbe last fiscal
year, 1905, there cleared here for both
United States and foreign ports vessels
of a total of I,7<i2«l78 net registered
tons. This tonnage ls an equivalent of
1,828,000 cubic yards.
If every vessel clearing from the port
of Galveston last year had been loaded
with sand to her full net tonnage capacity the amount carried away would
be less than one-sixth of what Is being
used in raising the grade. Tbe material
required would make five pyramids as
large ns that of Cheops. If every
vessel flying the American flag were
required to bring one full cargo of
sand It would take three trips of this
great fleet to meet Galveston's need.
This ls the magnitude of the public
work that the city of less than 40,000
souls bas undertaken with no outside
aid save the retention of Its own state
taxes for seventeen years.
Tbe men of Galveston have built a
solid concrete sea wall four and a half
miles long at a cost of $1,500,000 and
have paid for lt In cash. Tbey have
backed the wall up with a hundred
feet of solid filling and are now raising
the greater portion of tbe city to an
average height of fourteen and a half
feet above sea level at a cost of $2,-
200,000 further.
The solution of the problem of raising Galveston was an eugineerlng.feat
No tool ln America could accomplish
the work within the city's resources,
and hauling materlnl by rail cost $500,-
000 more than the inuuiciptil tax limit
would allow. Suction dredges could not
pump sand three miles into the heart
of the town. The solution lay ln the
radical proposal of driving a canal into
the he_irt of the city and using self
propelled dredges, but recently Introduced In Europe, which could take
their loads from the ship channel,
steam up this canal and discharge the
material under the houses and through
the streets.
The operation of these engineering
Titans possesses a certain interest
They steam over or alongside a sand
bank. The main engines actuate a
large centrifugal pump, whose function
lt is to take up material and discharge
lt into the hoppers. "Krslsel pompe,"
or whirlpool pump, was the name given
lt by the old Prussian pioneer who flrst
applied this principle to hydraulic
dredging. The pump forms a small
maelstrom, sucking up into the Interior
of the dredge sand, mud, etc., with 80
to 00 per cent of sea water. Then with
a full load of hundreds of tons the
dredge steams across the navigable
channel, up the temporary canal and
pipes the mixture on to the lots and
appointed streets.
Two years more will see the accomplishment of this grout undertaking.
The sea wall will withstand the fury
of the wildest storms. The raising of
Its grade will lift the city above the
danger point of tbe highest flood, The
Incubus ivhlch bas for so long overshadowed this entrepot of the southwest will vanish. Galveston's legitimate future will bave to its realization
no vital barrier.—Scientific American.
Its Dlatloaolahed Company.
Bordentown, N. J„ once kept distinguished company. The ex-king of
Spain and Naples, Joseph Bonaparte,
lived there for sixteen years upon a
magnificent plantation called Point*
Breeze, new vanished from the world
of real estate. Lake Villa is still standing, where Bonaparte's daughter dwelt
with her husband. Prince Charles of
Canlno and Muslgnamo, and Linden
Hall Is In good preservation, where another prince lived, Charles Luclan Mural, nephew of the Napoleons, whose
wife taught boarding school in Bordentown.—Argonaut
Waa the An tor rat  Laayt
Among the relics of famous men In
the possession of Dr. John Dlxwell of
St. Louis Is Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes'
shoe horn. It Is an ordinary steel
shoe horn affixed to a cane handle
nbout four feet long. Armed with
this, the doctor could put on his shoes
without, stooping or wasting energy.
Oy Work and Worry, but Good Health is Restored by
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
With her strength overtaxed by too
nmcli work many a woman finds
lierself weak, nervous, and exhausted, subject to indigestion and headaches and spells of discouragement
and despondency.
Under such circumstances Dr.
Chnse's Nerve Food comes ns a
blessing of great value, bringing new
hope and confidence nnd restoring
vitality to the blood  and nerves.
Dizzines, heart disturbances, pale,
bloodless appearance, smothering,
choking sensations, heavy heart beating and palpatioa are some of the
symptoms which give way before the
persistent use of this great food cure.
The appetite is sharpened, digestion
is improved, the form is rounded
out to healthful proportions and
gradually and certainly strength and
vigor replace  weakness  and  disease.
Mrs. John Armstrong, Henther
Brae, Alta., was in very poor health
for over four years nfter the birth
of her first child. She was what
might be called a nervous wreck,
weak, down-hearted nnd discouraged.
Writing for her, Mrs. D. D. Burger,
her aunt, of the same place, stntes:
"Mrs. Armstrong hnd great weakness, henrt trouble and indigestion.
In fnct hIio was run down in every
wny and seemed to lose nil hope of
ever getting well again. She was'
scarcely able to drag herself about.
"The persistent use of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food has proven of marvellous benefit to her. She feels real
well now, is looking fine and fleshing
up, so that one would hardly take
her for .the same person. You may
use her name in recommendation of
Dr. Chnse's Nerve Food for we are
nil very grateful for what it has done
for her, nnd never lose an opportunity of saying a good word foT it."
For men who are suffering from
headaches, indigestion and sleeplessness, for women who besides these
symptoms suffer from weaknesses
and irregularities of the delicate
feminine organism, for children who
ar.; pale, weak and puny, there is,
we believe, no preparation extant
which will bring about such satisfactory results as the use of Dr.
Chase's nerve Food; 50 cents a box,
6 boxes $2.50, at all dealers or Edmanson,  Bates  &  Co.,  Toronto.
A cashier ln tlie financial district of
New York, on being advised by his
physician to take a vacation not long
ago, wrote the agent of a South American steampship line as follows: "As I
am thinking of taking a trip to South
America, please advise me Immediately with particulars relative to rates, accommodations, and so on, to and from
the various ports usually visited by
tourists at this season of the year."
Tbe answer enme by special delivery,
marked private and confidential, "One
of our steamers will sail for Valparaiso
next Wednesday; shortest and quick,
•at way eut of the country."
A. E. Mumford tells how Psychine
cured him after the Doctors
gave him up
" It Is twelve years since Psychine cured
tna * of galloping consumption." The
speaker was Mr. A. E. Mumford, six laet
tall, and looking juut what he is a husky
healthy farmer. He works his own farm
neur Magnetawan, Ont.
" I caught my cold working as a fireman
on the C.P.R." he continued. "I had
night sweats, chills and fever and frequently coughed up pieces of my' lungs, I was
sinking fast and the doctors said there
was no hope for me. Two months treatment of Psychine put me right on my feet
and I have had no return of lung trouble
If Mr. Mumford had started to tak*
Psychine when he first caught cold he
would have saved himself a lot of anxiety
and suffering. Psychine cures all lunj
troubles by killing the germs—the roots of
the disease.
(Pronounced .Si-keen)
50c. Per Bottle
l-rgrer e'.i.e  Sl and Cl—all drucgrieta.
DR. T. A. SLOCUM, Limited, Toronto.
Yon cannot possibly have
a better Cocoa than
For   Improvement of Seed.
By instructions of the Hon. Minister of Agriculture a' distribution will
' be made tlm season of samples of
superior sorts of grain to Canadian
fn liners for 'the improvement of seed.
The stock for distribution is of the
very best and has been secured mainly from the excellent crops recently
had at the brunch experimental farms
at Indian Head, Sask., and nt Brandon, Mnn. The distribution will consist, of samples of oats, spring wheat,
barley, Indian corn, (for ensilage only) and potatoes. The quantity of
outs to be sent will be 4 lbs., and of
wlient or barley 5 lbs. sufficient in
each cuse to sow one twentieth of an
acre. The samples of Indian corn
and potnoes will weigh 3 lbs each.
A quantity of each of the following
varieties has been secured for this
Oats -Banner. Wide Awake, White
Giant, Danish Island, Thousand Dollar, Improved I.iwogo (white varieties)
and Goldfi—der (yellow).
Wheat—Red fife, Preston, Pringle's
Champlain, Percy, Stanley, Huron
nnd White  Fife.
Barley.—Six rowed—Mensury Odessa, Mansfield and Claude. Two-rowed:
Standwell, Invincible, Canadian
Thorpe and Sidney.
Indian Corn (for ensilage).—Early
sorts, Angel of Midnight, Compton's
Early nnd Longfellow; later varieties,
Selected Learning, Early Mastodon
and White Cap Yellow Dent.
Potatoes.— Carman No. 1, Early
White Prize, Rochester Rose, Money-
Maker and Late Puritan.
Only one Bample can be sent to
each applicant, hence if an individual
receives a sample of oats he cannot
also receive one of wheat, barley or
potatoes. Lists of names from one
individual, or applications for more
than one sample for one household
cannot be entertained. The samples
will be sent free of charge through the
Applications should be addressed to
the Director of Experimental Farms,
Ottawa, and may be sent in any time
before the 15th of February, after
which the lists will be closed, so
that the samples nsked for may be
sent out in good time for sowing. Applicants should mention the variety
they prefer, with a second sort as an
alternative. Applications will be filled in the order in which they are
received, so long as the supply of seed
lusts. Farmers are advised to apply
early to avoid possible disappointment. Those applying for Indian corn
or potatoes will plense bear in mind
that the corn is not usually distributed until Marc'4 and that potatoes
cannot be mailed from here until danger ironi frost -n transit is over. No
postage in required on mail matter
addressed to the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa.
The Rich Man's Goal.
Lorenzo Dow, relates the St. Paul
Pioneer Press, on one occasion took
the liberty, while preaching, to denounce a rich man in the commun-
itv. recently deceased. The result
was an arrest, a trial for slander, and
an imprisonment in the county jail.
After Dow got out of limbo he announced that he should preach, at a
given time, a sermon about "another
rich' mnn." The populace was greatly excited, and a crowded house
greeted his appearance,
With great solemnity he opened tlie
Bible  and   rend.    "And  there  was  a
rich mnn who died and went to" 	
Then, stopping short, and seeming to
be suddenly impressed, he continued:
Brethren, I shall not mention the
place this rich man went to. for fear
he has some relatives in this congregation who will sue me for defamation of character."
The effect was irresistible, and he
made the impression permanent by
taking another text.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
"Trap-door" hats are the latest devices used by women shoplifters in
Cleveland to aid them in stealing from
the big downtown department stores.
A delicious drink and a sustaining
food. Fragrant, nutritious and
economical. This excellent Cocoa
maintains the system in robust
health, and enables it to resist
winter's extreme cold.
Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers
in J-lb. and _-lb Tins.
A Sweet Breath
is what all should have, and it can
be ensured by the judicious use of
Beecham's Pills. A sweet breath
denotes that everything is well, so
at the slightest indication of the digestive organs not working properly, do not forget to take
Sold Everywhere.     In boxes 25 cents.
Do Not Delay.—Do not let a cold
or cough fasten upon you as it will
if neglected. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil will break up a cold and cure a
cough, and should be resorted to at
once when the first symptoms appear. It can be disguised so that
any unpleasant taste it may have
will be imperceptible to the delicate.
Try it and be convinced.
A hurriean is reported from Guatemala is which Tutupec, a town of five
thousand persons, has been swept
away by the floods. Tlie loss of life
is not yet known.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes by
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
, In Warsaw two revolutionary printing presses have been discovered just
opposite the governor-general's pnlnce, but the men running them hnvo
escaped. In the prison in Valdimir
the inmates have mutinied nnd thirty-
four of tliem have escaped.
The Countess of Warwick, whose
socialistic tendencies nre well known,
addressed a political , meeting at
Queen's hall, London, last week. -
They Never Knew Failure—Careful
observation of the effects of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills has shown that
they act immediately on the diseased organs of the system and stimulate them to healthy action. There
may be cases in which the disease
has been long seated and does not
easily yield to medicine, but even in
such cases these Pills have been
known to bring relief when all
other so-called remedies have failed.
These assertions can be substantiated by many who have used the Pills,
and medical men speak highly of
their qualities.
SOLD   ONLY   IN   SEALED     LEAD      PACKETS AT 40c. 60c. AND    60c.
Practically all  makers of good    Xt-frt^ tJ^-VtV
clotlies in Canada use Hewson TwcedS.   '   srf£L.__._-V«'
Look for tlie tag that guarantees
PURE wool.
The illness of the Shah of Persia
has taken a most serious turn. His
majesty is not likely to live much
South American Kidney Cure is the only
kidney treatment that has proven equal
to correct all the evils that are likely to
befall these physical regulators. Hundreds of testimonials to prove the curative merits of this liquid kidney specific
in i'iihi'h et Brieht's disease, diabetes, irritation of the bladder, inflammation,
dropsical   tendency.   Don't   delay—22
No More
Gray Hair
Unless you are 70 or 801 Then
keep it 1 Bnt why look old at 86 or
401* Why have *n sarly old *m*t
Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Bo-
newer always restores color to gny
hair.   Stops falling hair, also.
Tor ths whUk.rs ul nslllll-U w» *****
BtjOSINOHAM'S DTK. It colon a rich krawB
or » soft eleaa. R P. HALL • CO.. Bm>iis. W. B.
Well    Drilline   Machine    For   Sail
A Hydraulic Tubular Well Drilling Machine, in excellent order, including horse power, and equipped with a splendid collection of up-to-date tools. Cost $410 Price if sold immediately,
$300. Terms, one-third cash, balaaCe six and twelve months. This
is a money-making proposition. Apply to owner, P.O. Box 598,
The government hns decided not to
appoint an ambassador at Washington
for the next three months.
Mimrd's   Liniment  Cures  Garget   in
Engineer O'Brien of Iowa City was
found dead by his fireman in the cab
of a westbound Rock island passenger
train which was running fifty miles
nn hour at the time. O'Brien's skull
was crushed, supposedly by a projecting timber.
The report that the Island of Juan
Fernandez has disappeared is false.
Many a little life is lost because
the mother does not have the means
at hand to aid the little one at the
first signs of illness. In homes
where Bnby's Own Tablets are kept
the mother always feels a sense of
security. These tablets cure colic,
indigestion, constipation simple
fever, diarrhoea, teething troubles
and other minor ailments of babyhood and childhood. Baby's Own
Tablets always do good—they cannot possibly do harm. Thousands of
mothers keep these tablets in the I
house and use no other medicine for
their children Mrs. \Wm. Brown,
Deer Park, Toronto, says: "I find
Baby's Own Tablets of the greatest
help to my little ones, and would not
be without them. Sold by. all
medicine dealers or by mail at 25
cents a box from the Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville.Ont.
Gray's Syrup
Red Spruce Gum
For Coughs and Colds.
Frankly  Puzzled.
Mother—Tommy, what did
do to you if you touched
again ?
Tommy—Why, it's funny,
you should  forget, too.' • I'n
if  I  can  remember.  —  Phi
Evening Telegraph.
I say I'd
that  jam
ma, that
i blamed
Tlie  -JVie'eleiit Heat.
When Uncle Silas sat down to supper
one evening bis wife Obloe had a nice
dish of savory fried chicken for him.
Tbe old mau's eyes sparkled aud his
mouth watered as lie gazed foudly at
tho temptlug viands, and he could
scarcely wait to Invoke the divine blessing. After au eager mouthful or two
he looked over ut his wife.
"Whn' yo' done git dls yer fowl,
ChloeV" he nsked suspiciously.
"I done bu.vcd hit outen n wagon,"
Bhe replied with honest satisfaction.
He smacked his lips several times as
If to be assured of the taste.
"Um, um," he said critically, "I wuz
a-t'lnkln' hit didn't somehow tas'e ez
Bweet ez dem y,pr pullets Hih'um done
fotch In de udder mawnln'."
It ls hardly necessary to state that
lilpliraliu hadn't bought his.—Judge.
Dear Mother
Your littlo one. sre a constant care in
F»ll snd Winter wither. Thev will
catch cold. Do you know about ShiWi •
Consumption Cuie, the Lung Tonic, nnd
' • what it has done for so many ? It is said
to be the onln reliable remedy for al)
diseases of the air passages in children.
, ltis absolutely harmless and pleasant to
take. It is guaranteed to cuie ot your money
is returned. The price is 25c. per Bottle,
and alt dealers in medicine sell 314
This remedy should be in evety household.
Chapped   Hands   and   Chilblains.
Zam-Buk  a Certain  Cure
For chapped hands, cold sores, chilblains etc., there is nothing so effective as Zam-Buk. Mrs. H. H. Rankin, of Appin, (Ont.) says:—
"My hands had big cracks on them
which caused me such pain I could
ha idly work. Whenever I tried to
put them near the water they would
smart and burn as if I had scalded them. They did not seem to be
benefited hy anything I tried until
Zam-Buk was introduced. To, my
great pleasure within a very short
time the Zam-Buk' closed up the
cracks and healed the sore places.
My hands are now white and smooth.
"I recommended Zam-Buk to a
friend, too. I think it a splendid
household ointment."
Miss E. Heintzman, of Ossington
avenue, Toronto, says: "I would advise nil who suffer trom chilblains to
try Zam-Buk. 1 have suffered from
them acutely, aad wns suffering when
I first tried Zam-Buk. 1 am pleased
to say I 'tad only used about three-
quarters of the supply when the chilblains were completely cured."
Znm-Buk is a euro for cuts, burns,
bruises, eczema, ulcers, abscesses, festering Bores, bad leg, ringworm, and
all skin diseases and injuries. It is
purely herbal in composition. All
druggists sell at 50c a box; or post
free from the Ziitn-lluk Co., Toronto,
upon receipt of price. Six boxes for
A  New London   Hospital.
There is probably no costlier oper-
ating-roqju in the world t.inn that of
the hospital opened in London on
Nov. 19. The room is made of mar-
ble, so a 1 10 prevent any accumulation of dust. It has a tessellated
floor of Terazzo marble, ai"! the walls
are lined witli Sieillian mai'hle. Electric heating makes i: possible to obtain any desired temparntur'e, and
noiseless furs nvovide ventilation.
Thnt the patient may not be frightened by the instruments'used in the
operation and the presence of so many
physicians and medical students,
t^'ere is nn ante-room to the operation
hall, where the patient is put under
the  anaesthetic.—New York Tribune.
Parents buy Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator because they know it is
a safe medicine for their children
and an effectual expeller of worms.
Man is not merely the nrchitect of
his own fortune, but he must nlso lay
the bricks himself.
Plies Cured In 3 to 6 Nlshts.—One application eives relief. Dr. Asnew's Ointment
is a boon for Itchinc Piles, or Blind,
Bleeding Piles. It relieves Quickly nnd
permanently. In skin eruptions it stands
without a rival. Thousands of testimonial."  if you  want  evidence.   35 cents.—23
The British Oil company hns plnced
contracts in Glasgow nnd the United
Stntes for 275- miles of tubing for a
pipe line to bring ail to the seaboard
from the interior.
The Erie canal Is tlie longest cnnnl in
the United States, having a length of
887 miles. It wns completed ln 182(1
and cost $52,540,800. The Ohio canal
ls 317 miles long nnd cost $4,095,204.
Tho longest foreign ship cnnnl ls the
Suez, between the Mediterranean and
Red Beas, which Is ninety miles In
length and cost $100,000,000.
Where can I get some of Hollo-
way's Corn Cure ? I was entirely
cured of my corns by this remedy
and I wish some more of it for my
friends. So writes Mr. J. „W. Brown,
A Capitalist.
A'Washington sociologist who has
been examining into the condition of
the children of the poor whites in
the South tells a story of how they
are employed in the mills. In States-
boro, N.C., he got talking with a hale
and hearty looking citizen, who snt
on a dry goods box whittling a stick.
"What do vou do for a living ?" asked the sociologist. "Wall, stranger,-"
accommodatingly replied the hospital
tarheel, "I don't have to do nothin'
for a livin' these days, seein' as how
I have five head of fills u-woikin' in
Uie cotton factory."
The   Oleander.
The oleander hns a deadly poison in
Its leaves and flowers, and should not
be where young children nre. It ls
too dangerous, beautiful though lt ls.
m pills
(Established April 8,1899.)
ea»FlCB: 2 i 4 4 Westminster avenue.
y-KG:HS_ Office—80 Fleet street,
l-oudon, E. C, England Where a
1'lie of "The Advocate" is kept for
Mrs. R  Whithey, Publisher.
glabsoription $1 a year   payable  in
8 oent* a Oopy.
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. C, Jan., 26,1907.
-Junction ot Westminster road and Wostmin-
jitcr    avenue.       SERVICES   at   11   a. m.,
^aud 1:30p.m.; Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Corner ol Nint   and Westminster avenues.
.HERVICKS at lla.m., and 7 p. m.; Sunday
jsclio'iland Bible Class -30 p.m.   Rev. A. E.
,-etb.erlng-n, B.A.. B, D., Pastor.
Oarsouage 123 Eleventh avenue, west. Tele-
iLone B12-.
Corner Ninth avonue aud CJuoboc stroot
jBERVICES at 11 a.m.,and7:30p.m.; Sunday
■ School at2:30p._. Rev.3eo.A.Wilson, B.A.
.Pastor. Manse cornet ol Eighth avonue and
"Ontario street.  Tel. 1066.
St Michaels, (Anglican).
Cornor Ninth avenue and Prin'io Edward
street. SERVICES at lla.m., ami7:30 p.m.,
'.jloly Communion 1st and 3d Sundays in oach
.month alter morning prayor, 2d and 4th Sun
.daysatSa.m. Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
,Rev. Q. H. Wilson, Rector.
Rectory 872 Thirteeuth avonco, cast. Telephone B1799.
Advout Christian Church (not 7th day Ad-
,entisls), Seventh avonue,   near Wostmlnster
.iveuue. Services 11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.,
Sunday School at 10 a.m. Young peoples'
,,.oeletyof Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor meets every Sunday evening atC: 4S o'clock.
I'rayer-meeliug Wednesday nightsatao'clock.
Reorganized Chcsch of Jesus Christ
of Latter Day Saints, 21.35 Wostmlnster avenue. Services at 8 o'clock every Sunday eve
Ijiingby Elder J. S. Rainey; Sunday School at
..' o'clock. Prayer-meeting overy Wednesday
/veiling at 8 o'clook.
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'The Advocate
Everyone knows that for anything
io become known, it must be talked
shout. For an article to become
.popular its virtue must be made the
subject of a public announcement,
■-'hat is advertising! Consequently
if the survival of the Attest applies
jo business principles as well as it
jioes to other walks of life, the better the advertising—the better the
publicity—the better the results,
(iood results mean good business,
and good business is what every
inerchant advertises for. If he did
not wish to excel in his particular
line, he would not take the trouble
^o write an advertisement, much
.more pay for the costly newspaper
snd magazine space.—British Advertiser.
^'•The Advocate" is alwi ys pleased
1,0 receive from its renders nny items ol
local interest ^u^h m notices of people
vi iting on Mt. Plensaut or of local
residents visiting outside points, all
i" i-jl affairs, chuimlt and lodgo news,
1» lbs, nmrriiii'os, t-to.
$500 Buys
n, lot 25x182 on Westminster
S^veuao, n*At city limit*.
ijfr'w) cash.
•*_  wi -•   ■     ■  Vdvorytt,n",ib'*-r<.i
Local Items.
Miss Janet Selkirk, iu charge of the
Dressmaking department at Mrs.
Eairbairn's is spending her vacation
with her parents Mr. uud Mrs. Selkirk
of Port Hauoy. Miss Selkirk will be
back Monday next.
Miss Shaw-Hellier, Masseuse; Certificate, London, England.—445 Granville
street; 'phone A1462.
Miss Markie Burritt entertained a
small party of friends Thursday evening at the home of her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Burritt, Twelfth ave.
Among those present were, the Misses
Lee, McNeily, Burritt, Messrs. F.
Crocker and Bert Butchart, Mr. and
Mrs. E Burritt.
FOB SALE.—New   Modern House,
furnace,   and  every   convenience;    2
blocks from oarline.   Price $8,160, cash
11.500.   Mrs. R. Whitney,  "Advocate
Mr. Robt. Hewitt had the misfortune
to fall while at work on the new carbarn on Westminster avenue and broke
three ribs and injured his lungs by the
high fa_l. Dr. Allen was summonsed
and attended the injured man. Mr
Hewitt is progressing favorably.;
A cordial invitation is extended to all
singers and musicians to become members of the Messiah Chorus Rebersals
every Tuesday evening iu Mason's Hall,
comer Ninth and Quebec.
The Conservative Rally on Monday
evening was well-attended, the
Oddfellows' Hall was filled to the limit.
The Mt. Pleasant Band played patriotic airs between speeches. Mr. H. H.
Stevous acted as chairman and the
candidates who spoke were Messrs.
Macgowau, Garden, Tatlow and Dr.
McGuire. The Mt. Plesant electors
are greatly interested iu the canditure
of Dr. McGuire for the Legislature
and he will undoubtedly get a i>olid
vote from Mt. Pleasaut irrespective of
party lines. It will be in keeping with
the importance of tliis portion of Vancouver to have a resident Member ot
the Legislature.
The very latest styles in Canadian
and American makes aud designs in
Winter Shoes for Men, Women and
Children at R. MILLS, the Shoeman,
119 Hastings streets, west.
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
There are two good rules which ought
to be written on evory heart—never to
believe anything bnd about anybody
nnlesi* yon positively know it to be
true; never to tell even that nuless you
feel that it is absolutely necessary.
Worda of Praise
For the several ingredients of whioh Dr.
Pierce's medicines are composed, as (riven
by leaders In all the several schools of
medicine, should have far more weight
than anv amount of non-professional testimonials. Dr. Plerco's Favorite Prescription 1x*» Tax Bxpaa or bomksty on every
bottle-wrapper, In a full list of all Its Ingredient* printed la plain English.
If you are an Invalid woman and suffer
from frequent headache, backache, gnawing distress ln stomach, periodical pelns,
disagreeable, catarrhal, pelvic drain,
drngglng-down distress In lower abdomen
or pelvis, perhaps dark spots or specks
dancing before the eyes, faint spoils sod
kindred symptoms oaused by female weakness, or other derangement of the feminine
organs, you can not do better than take
Dr. Pierce's Favorlto Proscription.
The hospital, surgeon's knife and operating table may bs avoided by the timely
Use of "Favorite Proscription" In such
cases. Thereby the obnoxious examinations and local treatments of tho family
physician can be avoided and a thorough
oourse of successful treatment carried out
In the privacy of the home. "Favorite
Prescription " is composed ol the very best
native medicinal roots known to medical
science for the curo of woman's peculiar
ailments, contains no alcohol and no
harmful or habit-formlne drugs.
Do not expect too much from "Favorite
Prescription;"It will not perform miracles ; It wiU not dlsolvo or cure tumors.
No medicine will. It will do as much to
establish vigorous hoiilth In most weaknesses and ailments peculiarly Incident to
women as any medicine can. It must be
given a fair chance by perseverance ln Its
uso for a reasonable length of timo.
You can't afford to accept a secret nostrum as a subfitltutii for this romedy ot
known composition.
Sick women are Invited to consult Dr.
Pierce, by lotter, free. All correspondence Is guarded as sacredly secret and
womanly confidences are protected by
professional privacy. Addross Dr. R. V.
Pierce. Buffalo, N. Y.
Dr. Plorce's Ploasant Pellets the best
laxative and regulator ot tho bowels.
Thoy Invigorate stomach, liver and
bowels. One a lsxiitlve; two ort!ir'«. n
Mitl -"li':    J*:.;-/ !•• .i..k'i 1.:    iinte
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the . Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ |.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 429
For Sale at nil first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to yonr house.
Cups and
Not Perfects
Bargains in China Cups and Saucers
not perfects $1.00 per dozen.
GOOD $1.25 per doz.
White Semi=
Porcelain 55cdoz
Cor. Westminster and
Sixth avenues.
Candy given away with all purchases
of school supplies.
Pernicious   Literature.
There is one class of literature which
brings about most deplorable results
from every stand-point. I refer to the
five and ten cent yellowed-backed sensational novels. They glorify crime in
nearly every case, and though, in many
instanoes good is rewarded in the eud,
the villian with his wonderful nerve
and dashing manner, is such an attractive character that boys are often desirous of emulating his deeds and following in his footsteps. Many boys begin
a criminal career through the baneful
influences of these books. The demoralizing excitement found in them, frequently induces youngsters to start out
search of the absurd adventures which
they describe. Nearly every boy passes
through the "dime novel" age.
Though most of them are able to throw
oft the result and evil influence of literature of this oharacter, many are undoubtedly affected by it all through
life. Such stories are depraving from
every standpoint. They givo the .young
reader an absolutely false view. of life.
Their   redeeming features   are  over
shadowed by their total harmful tendencies. Do not allow your boys to become familiar with this trash, unless
you, in tho first place, warn them of its
pernicious power to prompt to wrongdoing.
—Physical Culture Magazine.
There is life and mind in things wo
call "dead."' Life, force, movement,
mind or thought pervades the illimitable
universe. It had no begiuing. It has
no ending. It had no origin unloss
eternity had an origin. It is God—
"Tho I Am and I Am of Biblical
Record." An idea called "denth"
exists in men's minds. It exists
nowhere else. The idea of denth came
of man's incapacity to see further than
the ending of one materialized expression of the Infinite Mind. A tree ceasing to put forth leaveB, and its veins to
run with sap, he called it "dead." But
life, mind, motion, remain still in the
wood of that tree. That lifo, mind and
motion are slowly taking the wood to
pieces—man calls this decay. It is, on
the contrary, the almighty, ull-pervading
thougnt working to put itself in a different form of expression, in order to
realize in that form a still greater degree of happiness. Tho same lifo or
miud takes a man's body to pieces when
he loses it. If that body was literally
doad, it would remain forever as when
the breath left it. The idea of death is
the first great untruth.—Prentice
Variety would seem to be conducive
to loug living and daily stimulus.
Nature ouly allows the idlers to cumber
tho ground for a whilo; long-lived
families are as a rule energetic and
industrious both in temperament and
habits, and theso people aro generally
blessed with brains, heart, lungs, and
digestive organs of fair size. Those
.who wish to live long should cultivate
happiness as a duty.
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When the tide of population   pours   into   Vancouver   this
fall and winter, lots on Mt. Pleasant will command the price
that lots in the City now command.
Read this list and come and see us about them.
One lot, 85x120, ou Westminster avenuo; price £500, $200 dowu,
balance on easy terms.
83-ft. lot, 9-roomed House, orchard
small fruit. ...$S. 250
Beautiful 9-rnom   House,  gas and
electric light, convenient to cor;v
Thirteenth avenue.
A good   lot on Grnndview. $200.
Lansdowne aveuue—7 room honse.
Eiqhth avouue—7-room house, $1,800
9-room house Tenth avenue, near Westmiustor avenue; prioe $2 000, terms.
On Sixteenth nvenue, ^-acre, flno view
overlooking the city; price $000,
half cash.   Splendid buy.
6-room House on WeKtminster nvenue,
$1 500 cash, balance to arrange
Houso of   5-rooms,    Eighth    avauo;
electric  light,     bath;   lot   83x120
Prico    .. «3.000.
Eigthth avenue,   2  lots,  on  corner,
5 acres at Eburne, black soil,?250.00 per
acre; beautiful view. Terms.
5-room House, rented at $16 per month,
Bouthhalf of lot, iu 200n; $1,800,
$400 cash, balance to arrange.
8 Lots (corner)  Westminstor  avenue,
80x182; price $4,400, terms.
2-storoy Residence on Sixth avenue,
largo house, beautiful lawn, fruit.
Terms.   Price  $4,000.
Lot   38x183  on Westminster   avenui.
two-storey building, in fine coudi-
tiou; leased for 2 years; title perfect.    Price $10,000.
7-roomed House, lot 49^x136, Eighth
avonne; prico $1,900.
Cottngo of 5 rooms, electric light, aud
all conveniences; situated on Eighth
avenue, east. Prico $1,950; $800
down and terms.
5 room Cottage, rrutedat$14permonth,
south hnlf of lot, iu 300a; price
$1,800, $300 down, easy terms.
Two lots, clenred nnd graded, $1,600,
inside lot for $788 Will build to
suit purchaser on easy terms.
rs. R. Whitney
2444 Westminster ave.
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The election in South Vancouver on
Isaturday last, was not a great surprise
lto those who have kept posted on events
liu the Muuicipality during the past
■year. Mr. Geo Rae, who was Reeve
If or nine years, was again elected to that
• office after being out of office during
11906. The majority of the Councillors
| returned are supporters of Mr. Rae.
The two members of the School
IBoard who offered themselves for reflection were defeated, and the electors
[are to be congratulated upou doing so.
|The high-handed treat sent of Mr.
[Robsou will stand as a very discredit-
I ablo action on the part of the 1906
J School Board. Messrs. Eburue and
| Timms it is to be hoped will help im-
li prove the tone of the Board.
| Reeve—
Geo. Rae 831,0. F. Foreman 285;
> majority for Rae 49.
Ward 1—A. E. Almas 70, Ewid
| Calloway 44; majority for Almas 28.
Ward 2—Thos. Colbeck 60, W. J.
I Dickinson 50; Mr. Colbeck was declared
selected by returning offioer W. G.
(Walker on account of one spoiled ballot.
Ward 8—Jas. Rea (acclamation).
Ward 4—W. A. Pound 136, D.
^Grimmett 46; majority for Mr. Pound
I 90.
Ward 5—W. N. Townsend (aoola-
I ma tiou).
W H. Eburne and Geo. Fimms.
The School By-law was ro-ejected.
"As Mr. Rae has been returned as
Reeve of South Vancouver, this action
_ of the Municipality against him will be
* withdrawn," Baid oouusel in the oase
when tho loug-stauding caso camo be
fore Jndge Bole on Monday afternoon.
It was an action in which the Municipality sought a return of oertnin money
iu connection with a contract and
claimed to havo been collected by Mr.
Rao without full and sufficient authority. Messrs. Cowan & Reid appeared
for the Municipality and Mr. A. O.
Brydone-Jack for the defendont.
A Road to Success.
The man who does not work for his
object will nevor aohievo it. Thero is
no royal road to success. If a youug
man has his mind set upon tho attain-
ment of somo object, whether it is literary fame or social stanoing or financial
position, he cau nover get there unless
hi devotes his energies without restriction to that end
The yonng man who has been fortunate enough to bo his own boss has
ouly reached that condition by sticking
faithfully aud conscientiously to his
work. If ho achieves success he
achieves it because he kuowB what he
is doing, because he has been prepared,
because he is ready.
He certainly cau uot make a business
success by going at it blindly. If a
man is goiug to firo off a gun nnd wants
to hit anything he is sure to keop 1 8
eye ou tho gun barrel. He must squi.i.
along the hind sight and the front
Bight. He must kuow what he is aiming at. If he does not do this, and
shoots his gun wildly, there are mighty
few chances that he will ever hit anything—at least, anything worth
Of coarse, now aud then some fellow
picks np a business gun nud shoots it iu
the air, and brings down a prize. But
that is only the gambler's chnuco, thi t
is only * long shot. The man wbo
goes into the bnsiuess world with a
conviction that ho is able to mnke n
ball's i yo mast squint over thu sights
if he would make thnt ball's eye.
There is not a branch of modern life
which does not need scientific knowledge, nud the more scieuce of the widely different kinds introduced iuto it
the better. Scouor or later all that
science uud all that knowledge comes
iuto play. No mnu is ruined by knowing too much ns loug as he makes
practical use of his education
Personal notices of visitors on
Ht. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs arc gladly received
by "The Advocate."
I like to read advertisements. They
are in themselves literature; and 1
can gauge the prosperity of the country by their very appearqnee."—William B, Gladstone,
Incubators, Etc.
1st Car Just Received.
1016 Westminster avenue.
Royal Crown
the Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had free for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
for Plants and Cat Flowers; also
a quantity of Shrubs and Ornamental Trees to be disposed of at a
big reduction for the next 30 days
Nursery  & Greenhouses,  corner of
Fifteenth and Westminster avenues.
The Cheapest Place in the City.
Mt. Pleasant
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. 19 meets every
Tuosday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenuo,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—Frank Trimble.
Recording Secretary—H. Patterson, 120 Teuth aveuuo, eaBt.
Aloxandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review 2d an_ lth Mondays of each
month in Knights of Pythias Hall
Westminster avenue.
Visitiug LndieB always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipiece,
25 Tenth aveuue, east,
Lady Record Keepor—Mjb. J. Martin,
Ninth aveuue.
L. O. L.
Mt. Plensaut L. O. L„
No. 1842, meets tho 1st nnd
3d Thursday of ench month,
at 8 p. in , in the K. of P.
All     visiting    Brethren
cordially welcome.
J. Martiu, W. M„
ill Ninth avonue, eaat.
Ralph S Cu-imings, Reo. Sec'y.,
2444 Went—liuiter avenue.
I. O. F.
Court Vaucouver 11128, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and  4th
Mondays of each mouth ut 8 p.m., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visitiug brethren always welcomo.
OHKF RaH-HR—A. Pengelly.
Kkcokdin- Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
387 Princess Klri-et, City,
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Cum-
miugs, "Advocate" Offlce, lit. Pleasnut
Vancouver Council, No. 211a, meets
everv 3d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, West-
minster avenne.
Sojourning Friends alwnys welcome
E. R. Flowwelliug, Chief Councillor
ror lillii —el ■■■ ifiinlintui ft. s
Mrs. O. G. Kinnie, Recorder
—8 K -vi-mli   aveuue, mat.
Get your work done at the
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
Frank Underwood, Proprietor.
BRTHS-Buth room fitted with PORCK-
i.ain     Hath    Tub    and  nil   moderi.
E. & J. HRRDV & CO.
Company,  Financial,  Press nnd
Advertisers' Aoents.
80 Fleet St., London, E. C, England
Colonial Business a Specialty.
If you misB The Advocate you miss
the local news,
Among the leading lines for which
there has recently developed a particu
lar and emphatic demand for the spring
seasou are satin faced soft silks. Tnssah
silks, too are largely culled for in fancy
weaves, such ns stripes and small
effects, and crepe de chine is spoken of
strongly for spring. On taffetas the
loom will be pretty well occupied until
uext May, large orders having been
placed for these goods for lining and
other purposes. It was snid on the
market by one house that on tnffetas
they had booked more orders during
this Beason than they had previously
done in five years. Other houses are
well sold np on crepe de chine and can
book no more on thia line, especially iu
double-width goods, for spring delivery.
Liberty satins aud fabrios of this
character in small, neat effects are also
said to be having a considerable do
maud being almost exclusively for light
tints and art shades of light blue, lavender, etc , and calls have been made
for these goods in a greater width than
have been used for some time past following the general tendanoy which has
been observed in cotton fabrics and
other lines of sheer dress goods where
broad looms are rapidly replacing the
narrow looms formerly devoted exclusively to their manufacture.
Indications are strong for a large demand of lightweight fabrics in plaids
annd Roman stripes to be used for millinery trimmings aud other decorative
There is very little reason to expect
a wido sale for yellow, although it will
be remembered that champagne had
something of a vogue several years ago.
Iu a few exclusive shops yellow will
sell because it is shown, for whatever
theso shops stamp with the seal of
their approval will have a limited
For spring delivery, the greatest
shortage in white goods that has been
experienced xrx the market in many
years is now evincing itself. No matter what class of goods are considered,
the complaint of cutters-up and jobbers
is that they can uot get further orders
accepted by prominent factors. On the
domestic lineB thero seems to be some
hitch in the delivery of goods, and it is
stated by sellers that the fault lsrin the
tardy work in finishing works.
Imported Swisses ore in active demand
for spring delivery and bnt few of the
houses importing i hese goods cau take
additional business. The general lines
of white goods continue to hold strong.
Style tendencies nt presont indicate
an increasing width in shoulders.
The jumper and pinafore styles of
dress, which have beeu one of the feature of the winter waists and costumes,
give promise of being an important feature in the spring modes. It is the exception to see n gown with any dressy
pretention that is ^without a guinip or
yoke of lnce. This idea haB allowed
many variations, aud tho becoming effect produced hy the use of the soft,
pretty lnoes nround the face is generally favosed. Toese gowns are made of
a varied assortment of materials, velvet
silk, voile, and tbe sheer materials, each
receiving their due amouut of appreciation. The combination of material is
also greatly favor ed this season. Velvet, silk aud broadcloth are repeatedly
used together, both for house »nd street
Fnr is among the attractive trimmings both for rtreet and evening
gowns. The bodices of eveniug gown
are frequently made most effective by
the use of fnr bands en-ployed in narrow strips.
The for garments of this Beason hav.
nover teen surpast, so far as elaboration
is concerned. Furs are combined with
all kiuds ot foreign trimming, such ne
silk I raids, embroideries and metallic
laces. Mnny uovoltioB nro shown ii
odd jnckets, which aro evidently madi
for show rather thnn warmth, but fruu
n fashion standpoint are effective.
Young Peoples Societies.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at 15 minutes to 7, every Sunday
evening in Advent Christian Church,
Seveuth avenae, near Westm'r ave.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Ploasant
Methodist Church meots at 8 p. m.
B. Y. P. U., meets in Mt. PleaBf
Baptist Church at 8 p. m,
The Y. P. S. 0. E., meets at 8 p. m
:i Mt. Pit'—iu—Ul    '.esbyteriau i. '.ue.
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. C.
Regardless of COST
Prints Assorted Colors and Patterns, worth 7% for 6c yard
" " " " "    12*^   '   IOo     "
Ladies' Wool Undorvests worth 60c, 7fio and 90o for SOc each
58-inoh Cream Table Linen worth 50o for 87*^c a yard
Boys' Serge and Tweed Suits, to fit boys 4, 6 and 6 years old
Worth $2.75 for $1.40 per suit. Worth $8.25 for $165 per month.
"      $8.50 '   $1.75       " "     $4.00   " $2.00
J. Horner,
139 Hastings street east.
Between Westminster and Columbia avenues. 'phone 877.
Our 20 per cent Clothing Sale.
You want a Suit and we want to save you one-fifth of the price.
—Look us up.—
Bishop & Chambers
400 Westminster ave.
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Serial Story is always kept rnnniug; the selections in Woman's
Realm will alwnys be fonnd full iutewt to up-to-ilnte women; the
miscellaneous itome nre always bright, entertaining aud inspiring.
New arrivals on Mt. Pleasant will become niedily informed of the
eommnnity and more quickly interested iu local happenings if
they subscribe to "Tho Advocate."
The Function of nn
is first to draw attention and to leave a favorable
and as far as possible a lasting impression.
The first nnd princip.ll object of a very .treat denl nf advertising
is not directly tbnr nf selling goods, bnt uf establishing u worthy
fame—u recognized reputation—to make the I'oods pud the honse
kuown. Customers mn t mme with sonic iden of the goods "ttiey
.seek, the more knowledge tin- better With confidence inspired
by effective advertising, it, is then up to the wles_inu to do the
rest—to mnke good by courtesy nnd n ski.lful prnseutlitinn of the
wnres which should be up lo nil that has been advertised.
THE ADVOOATE is the best advertising
medium for reaching Mt. Pleasant People—to
gain their favorable attention to your goods nml
store. Advertising rates reasonable—uot. in the
Publishers' Association high rate combine. THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Ex-Senator M. C. Butler.
Dyspepsia is often caused by Catarrh of the Stomach—Peruna Relieves Catarrh of the Stomach and is
therefore a remedy for Dyspepsia.
Hon. M. 0. Butler, tlx-V. 8. Senator
from South Carolina for two terms,
in a letter from Washington, D. C,
writes to the Peruna Medicine Co. aa
"I can recommend Peruna for
lyspepsia and stomach trouble. I
have been using your medicine for
a short period and I feel very
much relieved. It is indeed a wonderful medicine, besides a good
CATARRH of the stomach is the
correct name for most cases, of dyspepsia. In order to cure catarrh of
the stomach the catarrh must be eradicated.
Only an internal catarrh remedy, such
as Peruna, is available.
Peruna exactly meets the indications.
•'Tlin>»-<-_io«." Harrison.
General llnrrlson cultivated the
friendliest spirit with all of his frontier
Boldlers, wore a buckskin jacket:, was
the keenest of wo.idsmen and in moments of leisure made real companions
of his men lie could swing an ar,
hunt the deer or poon, nnd he shot with
the best. His homely, hnrdy ways won
their love ns his daring stimulated their
courage. For half a century he was
the archetype of pioneers, as Lincoln
.inme to lie to the generation that came
nfter. Even yet the magic word of
"Tippecanoe" will stir the reminiscences of many octogenarians in the
middle west—Lynn Tew Sprague In
Outing __ea_ne
The English Language.
English is spoken by about 150,-
000,000, nnd Spanish b.v about 50,000,-
000 people. The difference is not due
to any inherent superiority of the English language, but to the superiority
of tlie English stock. The English
not only hnve the greater genius for
commercial nnd political co-operation
and colonising, but they have, as
well, built up their institutions on
an enduring basis of righteousness and
respect for lnw. Spanish is incomparably more musical thnn English
nnd i.s practically phonetic, while
English is handicapped by its arbitrary spelling, tin the other hnnd,
English is otten briefer, though not
always. Spanish cnn say "I shnll go"
in one word—"Ire." The great advantage of English is its double vocabulary, one of Teutonic ami one of
Latin origin, which enables it to
make nine distinction-. It has also
acquired tlie power to assimilate
words from every language under the
sun. These facts, together with the
greater intellectual activity of the
English race in many fields of human endeavor, have swelled its vocabulary to startling figures. The
"Standard Dictionary" contains over
317,000 words. I do not believe any
Spanish dictionary contains half a
ninny.—From "Success Magazine."
John O'Oront'a Honse.
In the reign of James IV. of Scotland
John ,0'Groat and his two brothers,
Malcolm and Oavln, arrived at .Caithness and bought the estates of Warse
and Duglsby, situated on the northern
extremity of the mainland of Scotland. In time then family increased
until there were eight households of
the same name. They lived as i-elatlves
and neighbors lu peace and amity and
beld yearly reunions in the original
O'Groat house. At last the question of
precedence arose among the younger
members, and they disputed as to who
should enter the room first or sit at the
head of the table. Old Johnnie O'Groat
was made arbitrator of the dispute. He
promised that before the next meeting
he "would settle the matter to tbe satisfaction of all. Accordingly he built an
eight sided house in which to hold the
annual banquet. Tbls octagonal house
was fitted with a door and a window
on each side and a round table in the
center of the room, so that the head of
each family of the O'Groats might
enter by his own door and then sit nt a
table which was practically and actually without a head. John O'Groat's
house became the best known building
In Great Britain. Its site is now
marked only by some grass covered
Death or Lunacy seemed the only alternative for a well-known and highly respected lady of Wiii_.li._iii. Ont.. who had
travelled over two continents in a vain
search for a cure for nervous debility
and dyspepsia. A friend recommended
South American Nervine. One bottle
helped, six bottles cured, and her own
written testimony closes with these words:
"It has saved my life."—20
Golf Is the greatest of nil games. It
Is the only recreation that Is at one and
the same time health giving and a
complete preoccupation without being
unduly physically exhaustive. But I
nm profoundly convinced that It Is far
better for a man's liver that he should
piny a poor game than a good one. I
know from personal experience that It
Is fnr better for the liver to piny s
really bnd game'. Nothing stirs up the
liver like the Irritation, the excitements
and the paroxysms of a really bad
game.—Loudon Graphic.
Ask Your
It he tells you to take Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral for your
severe cough or bronchial
trouble, then take it. If he has
anything better, then take that.
But we know what he will say;
for doctors have used this
cough medicine over 60 years.
" I har* mfl Ayer's 01IStTT Pectoral fer
hnrd colds, hsd coughs, snd liilliienu. It lms
done ra• Brest Kood, and I heiieve It Is thfl
best couch medicine In 11,-- world for all
throat and raiiff troubles."--J—l 0. STUABT,
Albany, Oregoii.
j& Mads
I—.da by J. O. Aynr O
_..—.wall. Mass.
Also —B-_urtot.uri.rs of
t-1  O    IIAIH VlliOR.
Keep tho bowels open with one of
Ayer's Pills at bedtime, Just one.
Made Sound and Strong by  Dr. Wil
liams' Pink Pills.
There i. probably no one in the
town of Paris, Oldt., who does not
know Mr. Sainuei G. Robinson, and
who will not readily accept his word
when he says that Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills cured him of an obstinnte
case of kidney trouble after other
tieatmerit had failed to give him
more than temporary relief. To a
reporter of the Star-Transcript, Mr
Robinson freely gave permission to
publish a statement of his case in
the hope that his experience might
benefit some other sufferer. He said-
"I have suffered from kidney trouble
for about three years. Sometimes
my buck ached so severely that I
was unable to work ,and at times it
was almost impossible for me to
straighten up. 1 had to urinate very
frequently and often had to get up
several times during the night. At
different times I was under the care
of doctors, ■ but I only got relief for
a time I also tried a number of
medicines and back-ache plasters,
but none of them nelped r._3 and I
began to think the trouble could not
be cured. One dny during a conversation with a friend, lie asked me
why I did not try Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, saying thnt he had used them
and they lind done him much good.
[ decided to try the pills and it was
not long before I felt greatly benefited. I continued using the pills for
some time longer, and I am glad to
say that every vestige of the trouble
has disappeared, and I am now as
well ns ever. Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills have proved a blessing to me
nnd I gladly recommend them to
anyone similarly afflicted.
Dr. Williams' Pink Tills are the
greatest cure in the world for all
the common ailments of men and
women—for nil weakness nnd weariness and back-aches, and headaches
of anaemia; nl the heaviness and
distress of indigestion; all the pains
and aches of rheumatism, sciatica-
and neuralgia and all the ill health
thnt follows nny disturbance of -regularity in the blood supply. All these
ailments are caused -by had blood
and Dri Willinms' Pink Pills actually
make new, rich, red bloo.d. They
strike straight at .tlie common., root
of disease. But you must get the
genuine pills with the full name Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People
on the wrapper around each box.
Sold nt 50 cents a box or six boxes
for .$2.SO by nil dealers or the Dr.
Willinms' Medicine Co., Brockvihe,
Says Results are " Truly Wonderful."
Mrs. I. Hunter, of
111 Raglan Road, Kingston, Ont., says:—
"I have suffered with
kidney and liver
trouble and chronic
constipation for some
time. I was subject
to dizziness, bilious
Mrs. I. Hunter headache, nervousness,
drowsiness, pains ln the back and side,
and a tired, weary feeling nearly all
the time.
"I tried almost every medicine, was
treated by doctors and druggists with
little or no benefit.
"I tried Dr. Leonhardts Antl-Plll,
and the results have been truly wonderful. I am so much better. Antl-
Plll ls a most wonderful remedy."
All dealers, or the Wilson-Fyle Co.,
Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. 603
A elever swindler, speaking English,
French and Spanish, hns been vjotini-
izing tlie British nnval officers at
He nlone is happy who har learned
to extract happiness, not from ide.il
conditions, but from the actual on.s
about him.
No L??t Words,
Read-Admiral Coghlan, commandant
of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, whose
reputation as a relator of good stories
has increased each time he has spoken at a dinner, told a story a few
nights ago which was !.iven to illustrate his distaste for being the last
"Having the last word," the Rear-
Admiral said, "reminds me of a story
1 heard not long ago.
"A certain man died, and n clergyman was engaged to offer nn eulogy.
This worthy minister prepared n sermon of exceeding length and strength,
but just before he entered the parlor
to deliver it he thought thnt it might
be advisable to lenrn what tiie dead
man's last words hnd been. So the
turned to one of the weeping younger
sons and asked:
"My boy, can you tell me your father's last words ?"
"'He didn't hnve none,' the hoy replied. 'Ma was with him to the
end.'"—New York Tribune.
A Magic Pill—Dyspepsia is a foe
with whieli men are constantly grappling but cannot exterminate. Subdued, and to all appearances vanished in one, it makes its appearance
in another direction. In many the
digestive apparatus is as delicate as
the mechanism of a watch or scientific instrument in which even a
breath of air will make a variation
With such persons disorders of the
stomach ensue from the most trivial
causes and cause much suffering.
T) these Parmelee's Vegetable l'ills
aro recommended as mild and sure.
The parliamentary committee of
France to which the matter was referred has, by eight votes to two, reported in favor of the abolition of the
death penalty and the substitution of
life imprisonment.
Often what appear to be the most
trivial occurrences of life prove to be
the most momentous. Many are disposed to regard a cold as a slight
thing, desei—ing of little consideration, and this neglect often results
in most serious ailments entailing
years of suffering. Drive out colds
and coughs with Bickle's Anti-Consumption Syrup, the recognized remedy for all affections of the throat
and lungs.
More men fail through ignorance of
their strength than through knowledge of their weakness.
Bileans Removed the Trouble
Mrs. John Whitfield, Swan Lake,
Man., says: "I have taken a course
of Bileans, and they have done me a
wonderful amount of good. I can
hardly describe how badly I felt before I took them. I could not eat
but what it caused nain. There was
a sensation of tightness in my side
nnd my liver was entirely out of order.. I could not sleep nt nights,
suffered also from kidney trouble,
and wns altogether in a very serious
condition. I had been ailing in this
way for years, and it is gratifying
ti find thut Bileans were equal to my
Bilenns cure constipation without
causing griping: cures piles, biliousness, indigestion, sick headache, etc.,
and give strength and energy to rundown systems. All druggists sell at
fifty cents a box, or post free from
the Bilean Co., Toronto, on receipt
of price.
Both the American and British governments are seriously treating the
Newfoundland difficulties. There are
great hopes that a settlement will be
reaohed before the next .fishing season commences.
A Now Wood.
A newly imported wood, for use in
high class cabinet and piano work, is
the Tasnianian myrtle, described by
the Timber Tiades Journal, ' of London. It is of a rich pink color, moderately hnrd and very close grained,
taking a guod finish nnd working well
and tmoothlv.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures   Distemper.
The li t of killed and wounded
through hunting accidents this year
in Wisconsin is shorter than usual.
The total this year is twenty-three
killed nnd forty-one injured. Lust
year twenty-six lost their lives and
forty-one were wo.-nded.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,- -Last winter I received
great benefit from the use of MINARD'S LINIMENT in a severe nt-
tr.ck of La Grippe, and I have frequently proved it to be very effective
in cases of Inflammation.
A Washington special to the Chicago Tribune says: Once again the
Great Northern and Northern Pacific
railroads are under suspeeion by the
government of violuting the anti-trust
..To Starve Is a Fallacy.—The dictum to
stop eating because you havo indigestion
has long since been exploded. Dr. Von
Stan's Pineapple TabletB introduced a new
era in the treatment of stomach troubles.
It has proved that one may eat his fill of
anything and everything he relishes, and
one tablet taken after tho meal will aid
the Htomncli in doing its work. 60 in a
box, 35 cents.—2"
A deputation from the Montreal
Women's club and the Victorian Order of Nurses has waited upon the
civic health committee to ask that
something be done to care for children pronounced by the medical inspectors unfit to attend school.
Minird's  Liniment Cures Colds,  etc.
A collector of evidence on the subject
maintains ler.rnedly Unit the golf hall
Is the most perverse of humnn Institutions. Here Is a list of strange lies
noted by a follower of the ancient
game: In another player's pocket,
where It had dropped after traveling
200 yards; In a cow's mouth; on the
roof of a clubhouse; behind tie glass
protecting a painting hanging on a
cottage wall; In a clump of daisies,
which It so resembled that lt was not
found for an hour. When It fell In the
cow's mouth tbe frightened animal
galloped 270 yards nearer tbe hole and
then restored the ball to Its ownei. He
promptly claimed tc have driven It 307
yards and the right to play It from
whjsre It !»•»
You DO NOT have to know what your
goods are made of when you use
The New and   UnmA   Qua
improved num© r_»y_
look Tor the
At a sale nt Berlin of the Koenig-
swnrter art collection, a portrait of
Rembrandt, by himself, brought $45,-
000. It was bought by Baron Gutt-
mnn of Vienna.
Does fit
Wf"*    Made   for   men,   women and   little    folks,
a   variety   of   styles,
fabrics     and     prices.
'Weauthorize every dealer in Pen-Angli
Underwear lo replace, at cut cost, anj
gumenl faulty in material cr making
Birdsell Allen, a typhoid fever patient in the Grand Traverse hospital,
Michigan, while suffering with delirium, escaped from the nurses, ran
down a railroad track and jumped
into the ice-cold waters of the may.
He was rescued.
State of Ohio. City of Toledo,
Lucas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
Is senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co.. doing business In the city
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid,
and that said Arm will pay the sum of
•very case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
mv presence this 6th day of December.
A.' D   1886. A. W. GLEASON,
(Seal.) Notary Publlo.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally
and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. 8end for
testimonials free. _■_»«.._■
F. J. CHENEY   & CO., Toledo,  O.
Sold  by all   Druggists.  7Y<_
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
The meteorological record shows
that the rainfall during the first
lifteen days of November at Victoria
is 5,02, while during the whole ot
the corresponding month last year it
was only 5.11.
for a
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Increased manufacturing and buying facilities now enable ui to give
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An instance is our $15.00 special.
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"It's dreadful queer." said the housewife, "that tbe potatoes you bring me
should be so much bigger, at the top
of the sack thau they are at tlie bottom."
"Not at all, mem," said the honest
farmer. "It's Jest this n-way. Potatoes Is growln' so fast Jest now thet
by the time I dig a stickful the last
ones dug Is ever so much bigger'n the
fust ones."—Harper's Weekly.
"Can you tell nie who wns the greatest pitcher thut ever lived?" asked the
*»asel's!i fan.
'The greatest pitcher thnt ever lived
wus a woman," replied the old historian, with a smile.
, "A woman!  Absurd!"
"Not at all."
"Then who wns she?"
"Why,    Molly    Pitcher." - Chicago
That Cough""
makes your life a burden.
Johnson's ,
droppe-i on sugar will cure It, and cure as
well colQa, cratnpaand all throat troublei.
For Internal ab much as for External uso.
25c, three times as much SOc. All dealers.
I. B. JOHNSON ft CO., Boiton, Mass.
Whem ihe3Qttk (ffial@fpeaw&Jjve^
„ !'t:'f %£
Tie House in Which th Great [Poet me Bom
that this was ihe grammar school
which William Shakespeare attended In
his schoolboy days.
Entering and passing through the low-
ceiled passage, we viewed the schoolrooms and examined some of the ancient forms (or desks), which were covered with the rudely carved initials of
boys of long, long ago.
From here we turned into a side
street, stopped to pay a few moments'
visit to a very attractive garden -and
lawn which had once belonged to
Shakespeare, and which was now being
decorated with bunting and lanterns for
a dance on tiie green to be given that
Then we wont on to the river—the gentle Avon—and here we entered the ancient churchyard where many of
Shakespeare's playmates are buried,
their stones lying Hat on the ground,
manv of them, and some so covered
with" moss as almost to obliterate the
On to the church porch, where we were
received by an assistant of the rectors
and kindly "shown about."
First, the usual visitors' register wftrt
to be signed, then certain interesting
Shakespeare relics to be reverently
viewed, then a slow walk down the aisle
to the choir where, alter years of anticipating, we at last realized the privilege of gazing down on the simple slab
marking the grave of William Shakespeare.
Simple  the  wording,   too,   and simple
I B HAD arrived the previous evening in a driving
rain and had driven to
our lodgings in a closed
And so, when in response to our good landlady, Mrs. Wll.lamson's
knock at the door, we
rose and dressed ourselves and stepped out to
meet the early summer
day, we then had wliat
was really our first glimpse of Stratford-on-Avon.
To our right and left stretched a narrow, cobble-paved street, closely lined
on each side with tiny one-story-and-a-
half brick cottages, all so very much
like our own thnt we saw at once the
necessity of learning our house number!
For how should we ever be able, otherwise, to identify our house from the
A hurried visit to the corner, to buy
postage stamps from "John Cheek, Sundries," for our home letters, then back
we sped to our cozy little sitting room,
where our landlady had all prepared a
simple but good breakfast of porridge,
soft boiled eggs, toast, jam and tea.
This disposed of, we were ready to
sally forth on our first day's visit to
the -village made so famous by Shakespeare.
Before us. down the street, trooped little Shakespeares or Stratford-on-Avon-
ians, by twos, threes and fours, clear
skinned and rosy cheeked, the girls in
pinafores, on  their way  to school.
A little further on we came to the
school, one of England's many excellent
"county" schools, with its very neat
playgrounds, paved with sand and pebbles and screened from view by a tidy
wall of brick and stone.
Then we turned into the main street
and recognized on our left the oft-plc-
turcd home of that distinguished living
resident of the village—Marie Corelli.
Beyond it a wny we were hailed by a
tiny   little  Johnny  Bull.
"Hey.  there 1"
"What is it.  little boy?"
"This is 'Storlcal," and he pointed to
a narrow old house with a brass plate
on It. While one of us looked and read
the inscription, telling that this was
the house ai^ce occupied by John Harvard, the other smiled at the little fellow and ashed:
"How do you know it Is 'storlcal?"
"'Cause leddlcs 'n' gen'lemuns always
stop3 here. Oh, us knows! That's
'storlcal, too," and he pointed his linger
up the street, the other side, at a long
two-storied building with a corner tower
of stone.
As his mother put her head out of a
latticed window just then and called
him, we left him smiling a friendly-
good-bye, and proceeding to the building:
with the tower, we learned for ourselves
Simple Also ihe Monumental
Bust of ihe Bard Niched in
The Wdll Above
'He Pointed His finger<rfa LondTwo-Sibried House
Wify ct Cbrner^bwer cf <Ptone
the monumental bust of the bard, niched
in the wall above, as contrasted with
the rich American-subscribed memorial
window filling the end wall of the choir.
Hither came Washington Irving nearly
100 years ago. He, too, looked reverently
down on this simple slab (the monument
came later), and when he returned to
his Inn he wrote such a beautiful account of his visit that his American
readers longed then and have longei
ever since to come and see with their
eyes, too. How many tens of thousands
of them have done so?
Look through the pages of the register,
and, If you can, through the other registers, long since filled and filed nway.
Look at the beautiful American-subscribed memorial window,through w,hi.h
the mellow rays of the morning sur
have filtered, and flicker in wavering
■lines across the precious slab at our t_et.
These tell of the coming of George W.
Childs and many others between Washington Irving's visit and our own.
How many more will be coming in the
years to come! Many of you boys and
girls who are reading these words will
some day stand where we did and
Washington Irving stood, hushed and
thoughtful in the presence of this
grave. And you will return home more
than ever befpre a lover of Shakespeare.
From the church we wandered around
to the river bank, and threw ourselves
down on the cool turf ^o enjoy the ripples and shadows of the Avon, and wonder how often Shakespeare, the boy,
played here and rowed and swam, and
how often Shakespeare, the poet, came
to dream and compose. .
Leaving the churchyard, we followed
the river past the Shakespeare Memorial
Theatre and Library to the street where
stands that most precious thing in the
village—the house in which the great
poet was born.
We lingered long to impress, upon our
memories the picture of Its exterior—.
the gables, the latticed windows, the
wainscoting and plaster, the ivy-covered*
chimneys, the penthouse- porches, the
charming garden tilled with every flower
mentioned by the poet.
Then, entering within,and eagerly following the lead of the dignified custodians — Shakespeare lovers themselves
—we looked and listened for an hour as,
we were shown relics innumerable of
Shakespeare and his kin, and led from
room to room, till we reached, at last,
that most interesting room of all—the,
room In which he was born, in April, 342~
years ago. Here the ceiling, floor and
fireplace are left in such condition-
that we could almost be sure exactly,
how tne apartment looked in the days
when as a baby he lay in his cradle In
front of the fireplace, and as a boy ran'
in and out through the now-ancient
Experiments of
Tom Tit
I HAVE several interesting experiments for yoa today, boys and girls.
.First of all. do you know how to
set anything; on flre by bringing it
In contact with cold wnter? This
Is the way to du it: Fill a saucer wilh
water, and let fall into It a piece of potassium, of tho size of a peppercorn
(about two grainsl. The potassium will
Instantly become red hot. with n slight
explosion, and burn vividly on tlie surface of the water, darting, at the same
time, from one side of the vessel to
the other, with great violence, in the
form of a red-hot fin ball.
Here ls a curious phenomenon: Mnke
a hole ln a block of lee with a hot
poker. Pour out the water, and fill tho
hole with spirits of camphor.
Then set fire to the spirits, and you
will Immediately behold "ice ln flames"
—a curious sight, indeed.
I shall now tell you how to make a
flying toy. This is a contrivance
which you can cause to rise In the nir.
In ton minutes you can make it, as follows:
Take two corks (see picture), insert
into each cork four wing feathers irom
any kind of fowl, slightly inclining thein
like the sails of a windmill, but in opposite directions to each set.
Fix a round shaft in the upper cork.
This shaft ends In a sharp point.
Fix a whalebone bow to the top of
the lower cork, with a small pivot hole
In Its centre, to receive the point of the
shaft, which then pnsseB Into the lower
Tommy's Suspicions
My daddy says that when he was
A boy he never cried.
Nor run away from school to go
A-swimmln';  never tried
To dodge a lickin'. never failed
To do as he was bid—
(Well, maybe duddy didn't then,
But grttn'ma says he did).
My daddy brags a lot about
The wny boys aeled when
He was a boy (My! but they must
'A' been like angels thenli
He says he never dured to peep
Beneath the cakebox lid—
(Well, maybe not; but, anyway.
My gran'ma says he didj!
Say! but my gran'ma's very wise;
■   She knew my daddy when
He was a little boy, an' says
He was a terror then!
He says he never got the stick
The time he wns a kid—
(I know I ought to b'lleve him, but
My gran'ma says he did)!
Mary's Little Owl.
cork as well, holding tight in lt.
String each end of the whalebone bow
equally to the upper part of the shaft.
Now you are ready to operate your flying toy. Wind up the string by turning
the bow, so that the spring of the bow
may unwind the cork^ with their anterior edges ascending.
Then place the toy on a table, nnd
with a finger pressed on the upper cork,
press firmly enough to prevent the
string from unwinding. Then, lf you
lake your finger suddenly away, the Instrument will rise to Uir celling.
MARY had n little owl,
When   brother  came  he  used   to
-Until, to cure this naughty way,
She made him stop in bed all day.
Why Piggy's Tail Curls.
MANY years ago, so the legend
says, when the world on which
we live was first made, and only
a few people lived there, the Good Spirit
'was out one day walking up and down
the eurth. By and by he met a very
ferocious beast, and, stopping, said
"Who made ytiu?" "My maker is the all
powerful," answered the beast.
"What were you created for?"
"To eat man and his children," was
the reply.
Then the Good Spirit knowing this
must be the work of the bad man or evil
spirit, told the beast Ihnt he was going
to change lt. At this lt started to run
away, but the Good Spirit caught lt by
the tall, and, wrapping it around his finger In a curl, pulled the beast back.
Them.he struck It on the snout, and,
bending Ils head to the ground, said:
"Henceforth mnn shall est you and not
you man. You must dig ln the earth
with your none, for your living." This Is
the reason lhat the pig's nose inclines to
the ground and his tall ls curly.
"Counting In" and "Counting Out"
l ( /COUNTING In"  and  "counting
I out"   rhymes   are   pupuiar
\j   everywhere throughout the
.world.   Except for changes
to give  tliem local coloring,  many of
the rhymes that are liked the best are
almost Identical in all languages.
England and America, of course,
have rhymes of the greatest similarity, because tho language Is the snme
and many of the points of interest
are tile same. England has not borrowed much from America, but American children use a great many English
rhymes. Some Hint nre used in both
countries equally are:
Overy, uvery, ickery Ann,
Fillusv, follusy, Nicholas John,
Queevy, Quavy, English navy,
Stlngaluin, Stangalum, buck.
Eeny, inoeny, mona, my,
Barcelona,  bonn. stry,
Kay bell, broken well,
W'eo, woz, wack.
One-l-zol, two-l-zol. znn,
Bobtail, vinegar, tockle and tan
Hamm, Scarum, Cecil Marum.
Si, lo, whack.
One, two, three, four,
I_.ll>- at the kitchen door
Eating peaches off a plate
Five, six,  seven,  eight.
One. two, three,
Out   goes   ho
Into  the middle
Of ihe deep blue sea.
If this be so
We all know
As here we sit.
That you arc IT.
One a penny bun,
Two a penny bun,
One a penny, two a penny,
Hot cross bun!
If your mother don't like 'em
Give 'em to her son.
Out goes one!
Intery, mlntery, outcry corn,
Apple seed and briar thorn.
Wlno, boor, limber lock.
Three geese  ln ono flock;
Ono flew east and one flew west.
One flow over the cuckoo's nest.
O-U-T, Out.
Stick, stock, stono dead,
Rick, rock, dead In bed;
Flip, flop, girls and men,
Lip, lop, alive again.
Thoro Is a strong likeness between
one of tho rhymes usod by G.rmnn
children nnd our own "Eeny, me- ny,"
etc., for they chant:
Eno. tent, mona, mol,
Barter, lone,  hone, strel,
Ene, fune, horke. borko,
Wer? Wle? Wo? Was?
The children of Ireland havo a rhyme
all their own.   It runs like this:
A llrrlpog, a larrapeg,
A boo, a nail, a stone, a stack,
A bonnie Blllle Polple,
A Rolin-bug, a  warum  rnck,
Crib-e-stery, Hick.
And   so.   you   seo,   thero   Is   no   such
grent difference u.i.ong the children of
the earth.
Tom Tit's Experiments
HAVE you ever made magic fish
of your own? Doubtless you
have seen the fortune-tolling
fish that the stores give away
uml that curl up in your palm. But
these masic fish are not the same
'lake a bit of silk paper and cut out
a couple of fishes. Arrange them in a
cross shape on the point end of a
needle which you huve implanted in a
Cover the whole thing with a drinking glass and rub the glnss vigorously
with a piece of woolen cloth. You will
find the fishes Immediately whirling
about on the needle point.
Vou can do the same trick with
butterflies and any other sort of object cut out of silk paper, also.
Now, do you understand what causes
the fishes lo whirl nbout as the;.' do?
Yes,   it   Is   electricity—generated   by
ing, as it does, that the laws of nature  can  be   reversed.
Take a plate, a tumbler and a small
piece of tissue or silver pnper. Set
the plate on a table ami pour water
in it up to the first rim.
Now very slightly crumple up the
paper and place it in llie glnss; then
set it on fire. When it Is burnt out,
or rather just as the last flame disappears, turn the glnss quickly upside
down into tho water.
Astonishing: The watei rushes with
great violence Into the glass! Now
you have satisfied your friends thnt
water can be placed in a drinking
gliss upside down.
Hold the _#ass firm, and the plate
also. Y'ou can now reverse the position ot tho plate and glas:i and thus
convince the most skeptical of the
truth of your experiment.
A better way to do is to burn bran-
the vigorous rubbing movement.
Another   interesting   experiment   Is
this:    Procure   a  piece   of   lead   pipe,
' about   two   inches   In   the   bore    and
three Inches long; the thicker the load
ls the better for your experiment.
The pipe being set up on end, we
will call It the stand. Next, obtain
a piece of brass, about eight Inches
long, one to one-and-a-half Inches
wide, and a quarter of an Inch thick.
File away the edges of one of the flat
sides to make It oval-shaped, so that
lt will rock to and fro If put In motion upon a table.
Instead of having the brass filed, a
blacksmith can give It a slight curve
(observe, it must be lengthwise) by
a few blows with a sledgehammer;
either way answers the purpose, and,
when made. It Is called a hummer.
The dimensions here given are not
essential to tho success of the expert
ment; they are merely given as a
guide. Now. if one end of tho hummer be_made hot (not quite redhot)
In a clear flre, and thon laid across
the stand, oval nble downward, giving
It a slight rock to commence with, It
will continue in motion, producing ut
the same time a peculiar humming
Both the motion and sound will
continue n surprisingly long time,
until, In fnct. the stand nnd the hummer reach the snme temperature.
No  one   has  been   able   fully   to  explain  tho reason of this phenomenon.
It   certainly   Is   very   curious.   Try   It '
some dny, boys ami girls.
My third suggestion is old as the
hills, but mny he new to you. It is
always   Interesting,   apparently   prov-
dy or spirits of wine ln the glass; the
result will seem even more mysterious.
.Can you toll Tom Tit why the water
rushes up the upturned glass? .
An Outdoor Aquarium
YOU can make a very nice, safe
and pretty home for a number
uf wnter plants and wnter animals by following the directions given below, and at the same
time you can enjoy the grent privilege
and pleasure of watching tue dully
growth and development of both the
animals and plants.
Tnke a water-tight barrel sawed
through the middle. Take one-half
and set It on the ground where you
wish lt to be (or sink it a few Indies
into the ground, as you please).
Heap eurth about this hulf-bnrrel
nnd cover the top und sides with sod
u.ting 'the sod nently so us to look
Put'snnd-In tho bottom of the barrel, and then from some nearby pool
of water fetch several >*urlotlos of
water plants nnd bed them by the
roots In this sand. !>o this very carefully, putting some loose stom s ubout
on top to hold the routs in place.
Kill llie half-barrel with rainwater
nnd lot the plants stand several days
till tiie roots become firmly fixed in
their places. Instead uf sand, you cun
bring the soil that tin- plants orlgl- .
holly  grew  In. • I
After the plunts get u *.fltood stnrt
then stock the barrel with young
pollywogs, snulls und other varieties
of wutur animals.
'. r
-Jan. S6, 1907—
Mrs. Nettie Oonnell Stone, wife of
Mr. F. W. Stono, 2621 Quebec street,
passed away at 10:45 a. _i. Friday
morning, after a lingering illness of
lnauy mouths. Mrs. Stone leaves besides ber husband, a family of three
children to mourn a mother's loss, oue
sister Mrs. Levi Stone of Vaucouvor,
timl a brother iu Ontario.
The fnneral will tnke place on Monday at 2 p. in. from Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Ohurch.
The funeral of Mr. Neil McLennan,
who died on Tuesday, took place on
Friday at 2 p. m , from the family residence 228 Seventh avenue. The
deceased was 70 yoars of age, and had
resided in Vancouver for many years.
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Poverty itself is nop  so bad as the
poverty (thought.   It is the conviction
. that we ore poor  and  must  remain so
i that is fatal.
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: mental army. It doubles and trebles
' the power of  all  the  other  faculties.
The whole mental army waits until
. confidence leads the way.
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Sugar; Butter, Spoon-holder, Cream Jug.
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Postman Oruickshank    is on  duty
again after a severe attack of la grippe.
For your Soft Drinks, Candies,
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Feb 1st.
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