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 Mt. Pleasant
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Devoted to tht Interest* ef Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
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e.8TJ_BL-__D APRIL 8T_, 1899.    WHOM NO. 418.
Mt. Pleasaut, Vahcouvm,   B. 0„ Satob-at. Apaa HO,   19oV.
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(Ninth Year.)  Vol. 9, No. S
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PAINLESS, nnd by the most
profession. OUR SpeciaLists
Skillful Operators known to the
COLUMBIA. We give you a Written Protective Guarantee for
10 years with all Dental Work.
1*7 Hsmtlnga at.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.
Telephone 1666.
Sundays 9 a.m.,  to 1 p. m.
A Time
that may be relied npon is
worth much to its owner,
and thia is why we would
have yoa purchase a Burks'
We ©airy oases in Sterling
Silver,Gold-__ed, 14-kt Gold,
and Nickel, and movements
from $8 to $55.
By Onr long experienoe we
aro able to five every satisfaction to .our patrons, our
large business enables us to
■ell at lowest, prices.
Jewelers a Diamond Merchants.
Comer Haatings and Granvi.le Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,
Managing Director.
For   looal news  subscribe    for THE
ADVOCATE, only |1 for 12 months.
After Grippe Tonic
Flint's Syrup of
Tones up the system
and makes you feel
good.    Large bottle
M. A. W. Co.
nt. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 7«o.     Pr**). Delivery.
Local Items.
Change* for advertiaements should be
ia before Thursday noon to insure their
The Municipal Couuoil of Sonth.Van
eouaer will meet this Saturday
Court Vanoonver, Independent Order
of Forester*, will meet on Monday evening in Oddfellows'Ha«.        v
,     „_,,.   ,w.|    ,,
The Mt. Pleasant Baptist Churoh haa
purchased the eouthaaat corner of Teuth
avenne and Qnebeo atreet, for a new
ohuroh rite. •■, *
The postoffice department has inaugurated an hourly collection of letters.
This will be a great convenience to
Mt. Ploasant residents.
No prettier er more Stylish Millinery
than Mrs. Merkley's Spring Display.
Mr MoHeffey. ea-M. P. P. for
Halifax, ia expeoting Mrs. Mc-
Heffey and children today or early
next week from Halifax, N. S. Mr. aud
Miss MoHeffey are stopping with their
relatives Mr. aud Mrs. Tays, 109
Seveuth aveuue west. -
WANTED: a (Iri about 15 to take
care of baby in the afternoons after
school. Apply to Mrs. (Dr.) Allen,
corner Seventh and Westminster avenues, Royal Bank of Canada Building.
■   si  ■        to: ..
Rev. A. E. Hetherlngton B.A., B.D.,
the pastor, will preach Sunday morn
ing and evening. Morning subject:
"The Great Commission " Evening
subject:"friendship. "
AU kinds-all prioe*.   Air-tight* from 92.G0 up.
ia feet, everything for the home.
We ire always pleased to have yon call and inspect onr stock.
New Spring
We now haye a nioe variety
of New Boots and Shoes for
Men,. Boys', Ladies' and
See na before haying yonr
next pair.
Onr prices are right.
S415 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant.
"The Advooate" 6 months far SOo.
Seeds at
Drug Co.
Finest Lawn Grass mixture,
26o per pound.
Dominion   Express  Money
Orders issued.
3. O. Rebdie, Manager.
Oor. 8-cv-nth * WK.rr_i-.RTm
avenues.  'Phone 9336.
We have jnst received a New Shipment and they are No, 1.
Our SOo Tea ts a good one, end aa for our 36c Tea there is
nothing to beat it in the oity.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Mt. PICQSont.
Telephone  I860.
The Northern
Oor. Westminster and Ninth avenues.
Brafts and Bank Money Orders
A General Banking Bassiaeas
We invite yon to start aa account in onr
savings orPAtrntNT
Open Saturday Night*, V to 9 o'clock.
J. K, HAWKSHAW. Manager
.m iii-s.i-m _i        m*mm***m*mmm*m*******A*******Memm*a*m***m\   _*n i»_ 1
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy _eoda,
Pratt's Poultry aad Animal Foods.
Pntt'a Lion Killer,
Holly Chick Food. Beefsoraps, Eto.
5. KEITH ^JKiiftfi1. •
Telephone   1687.
' Por your IcO'Cream and Oandies go to
the Mt. Pleaimnt Confectionery Store
(Chas. Homewood prop.). Ice Cream
sold ln any quantity, put np in neat
The pastor Rev. H. W. Piercy will
preach morning aud eveuiug on Sunday.
Morning subject: "What Ton Don't
Know." Evening subject: "The Ques-
tion of the Age."
Believers Baptism in tbe evening
SPRING ITEM.—Lawn Mowers
sharpened and repaired at Gray's Biey
cle * Repair Shop, 1813 Weatm'r aw
For Sale or to
the old Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Building
corner Ninth and Westminster avenues; apply to
H. 0. Lee,
'Phone 32a
Incorporated 1—9,
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital Paid-up
Reserve Fund..
and upwards, received and interest
allowed thereon. Compounded
FOUR times yearly,
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
If yon miss The Advocate you misn
the looal om,
Miss Mignon Duke, the talented young
Vanconver singer, will give her fare'
well concert at Knox Ohnroh on Thursday evening tyay »d. Miss Dnke is a
graduate of the Toronto Oo'lege of
Mnaio and the Boyal College of MUslc,
London, England, and will leave on
May loth, for Milan, Italy, where she
Will complete ner mu ideal education.
Other artist* will support Miss Dnke on
thii occasion and it will no doubt he one
of tho musical events of the season.
'      II l,."1     Wi
At the and of this month Mt Pleai-
ant will lose one of ita most popular
business men in Mr Charles E. Netherby, who baa -fatigued aa Manager of the
M. A W. Oo-npauy's Mt. Pleasant
Poatoffloe Vntf Store. For over two
yeare Mr. Netbreby haa been in charge
of tba Poitofflt- Drug Stow, nod previous to assuming the management of
thia atore he conducted a drng More ef
his own at Mi* Westminster avenne.
During hia retjpenoe on Mt. Pleasant
Mr. Netherby b** become very popular
witb both the youug and old hy hia
genial manne^, promptness and
courtesy. As postmaster he has always
treated everyone with kiud consideration in thia onerous position.
In the rapid growth of the trade
at thia, store Mr, Netherby has proven
to be a keen and up-to-date business
man. Mr Netherby will within a few
weeks start for the East, and
on bis return he will go' into business
(or himself.
King's Heat flarket
R. Porter & Sons.      2321 Westminster Ave.
Wholesale and Retail
1 Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and 8_lt M__m_.   Fresh Vegetable* alway* 1
itPleai ' "*** '
Ponltry in
i —
1 on hand.   Order* solicited from all ports of Mount Pleasant aad Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.  FRESH FISH DAILY.
Tel. 8808. ] j
Before starting on a shopping tour
look over tbe advertisements in the
This 1* a prepare.
tion for cleaning
yonr Furniture also
if yonr Woodwork
\» marked or scratch-
ad just apply a little
KLENO and boo the
We have given
KLENO a trial
ourselves and
oan recommend
25c and 60c a bottle.
Wm. Stanley & Co.
. Northern Bakk Block
Ninth and Westminster avenues.
Tiionb A16D6.
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this pnper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
100,000 CAre
***   tt**   mm
White Cook.
Fint-cla** ia every wepeet.
Vancouver's Leading R**tenr*nf,
MnwE. B_n_n, Prop.
TheCanadian Bank
of Commerce
Deposit* of One Dollar and upward*
received and interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business*
OFFICE HOURS: 10 a. sn. to « p. n*
Satordats: 10 u.ai. to -lm., 7 to 8 p.n*.
East tnd Branch
444 Westminster      0. W. DURR ANT,
avenne. Manager,     j**
Anther •! "Ebcn Holden." "Dri and 1." Eta.
eoPYRIGHT,      190S.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY
(Co n tinned.)
As the door swung open sll greeted
the young man. Loosening his snow-
shoes, he flung them on the step and
came ln, a fox tail dangling from his
fur cap.
He shook hands with Polly and her
mother and lifted Paul to the ceiling.
"Hello, young man!" said be. "If one
is four, how many are two?"
"If you're speaking of new boots,"
■aid Uie widow, "one ia at least fifteen."
The schoolteacher made no reply, but
etood a moment looking down at the
"It's a cold day," said Polly.
"I like It," said the teacher, lifting
bis broad shoulders and smiting tbem
with his hands. "God has been bouse
cleaning. The dome of the sky Is all
swept and dusted. There Isn't a cobweb anywhere. Santa Claus come?"
"Yes," said the younger children, who
made a rush for their gifts and laid
tbem on chairs before him.
"Grand old chap!" said he, staring
thoughtfully at tbe flannel cat ln hi*
hands. "Any idea who it 1st"
"Can't make out," said Mrs. Vaughn;
"very singular man."      \
"Generous, too," the teacher added.
"That's the best cat I ever saw. Tom.
If 1 bad my way the cats would all be
made of flannel. Mi** Polly, what did
you get?"
"This," said Polly, handing blm th*
"Beautiful!" eald he, turning It in hi*
band.   "Anything Inside?"
Polly showed him how to open it
He sat a moment or more looking at
tbe graven gold.
"Strange!" said he presently, surveying tbe wrought cases.
Mrs. Vaughn was now at his elbow.
"Strange?" she Inquired.
"Well, long ago," said he, "I heard
<of one like it. Some time It may solve
the mystery of your Santa Claus." '
An ear of the teacher had begun to
swell and redden.
"Should have pulled my cap down,"
aaid be as tbe widow spoke of It
"Frostbitten years ago, and If Tm ont
long ln tbe cold I begin to feel lt"
"Must be very painful," said Polly,
aa Indeed It was.
"No," said he, wltb a llttle squint aa
he touched tbe aching member. "If*
good. I rather like lt. I wouldn't take
anything for that ear. It—It"— He
hesitated, as If trying to recall the advantages of a chilled ear. "Well, I
shouldn't know I bad any ears if it
weren't for that one."
A REMARKABLE   flgnre   wa*
young Sidney Trove, the new
teacher, in district No. 1.   He
was ueuring nineteen years of
ege'that winter.
■' '1 like that," he-said to th'e-.trustee,
'who had been telling blm of the unruly
boys, great, bulking fellows that made
trouble every winter term. ^'Trouble—
it'* a grand thing—but I'm not selfish,
and if I find any I'll agree to divide It
-with the boys. I don't know but I'll be
generous and let them have the most
of It If, they put me out of the achoolhouse I'll have learned something."
Th* trustee looked at the six (eel
and twp inchea of bone and muscl*
that sat lo.uin.Iiif. lu a chair—looked
from eud to end of lt
"What'* that?" he Inquired, smiling.
"That I've no business there," said
young Mr. Trove.
"I gues* you'll dew," .said the trustee. "Make 'em toe tba line; that'* all
I got t' *ay."
"Ami all I've got to do Is my best.   I
don't promise any  more,"  the other
, answered modestly as be rose to leave.
Llnley school wag at tbe fonr corners in Pleasant valley—a low frame
structure, small and weathered gray.
Window*, with no shade' jr shutter,
(were set, two on a side, IU perfect apposition. A passing traveler could see
through tbem to the rocky pasture beyond. Who came there for knowledge,
thongh' a fool, was dubbed a "scholar."
It waa a word sharply etched in the
dialect of that region. If one were to
say "RkQllur-r-r" he might come near
it Every winter mottling the scholaj
entered a llttle vestibule which was
part of the wood shed. He passed an
aih barrel ail- the odor of drying
wood, hung cap and coat on a peg ln
tb* closet, lifted the latch of a pino
door and came info tbe schoolroom. If
before 9 it would be notey with shout
and lahgfater, the but* oi tongues, the
tread of running feet Big girls ln
neat apron* would be gossiping at the
■tor* hearth; small boy* wonld be
cbailng each otber np and down aisles
and leaping the whittled desk* of pine;
llttle girl* in. checked flannel or home-
a bang that shook'tne windows. 'There
was no halting—it was all over in half
a minute.
"You'll please remain there," said he
coolly, "until I tell you to sit down."-
He turned his back on the bqlly,
walked slowly to, his chair and opened
his book again.
epun would be circling in a song play;
big boys would be trying feats of
strength that ended ln loud laughter.
So lt was the first morning of that
winter term in_ 1850. A tall youth
stood by the window. Suddenly he
gave a loud "Sh-h-h!" Running feet
fell silently and baited; words begun wltb a shout ended ln a whisper.
A boy making caricatures at the blackboard dropped bis chalk that now fell
noisily. A whisper, heavy with awe '
and expectation, flew hissing from lip
to lip, "The teacher!" There came a
tramping in tbe vestibule, the door
latch Jumped with a loud rattle, and
In came Sidney Trove. All eyes were i
turned upon him. A look of rectitude, I
dovelike and too good to be true, came
over many faces.
"Good morning," said the young man,
removing his cap, coat and overshoes.
Some nodded, dumb with timidity. Only a few little ones had tbe bravery to
speak up, a* they gave back the words
in a tone that would have fitted a golden text He came to tbe roaring stove
and stood a moment, warming his
hands. A group of the big boys were
in a corner whispering. Two were
.sturdy and quite six feet tall —the ,
Beach boys. .   .
"Big as a bull moose," one whispered, i   ■
"An' stouter," eald another.
The teacher took a pencil from hi*
pocket and tapped the desk.
"Please take your seats," said he.
All obeyed. Then he went around
with the roll and took their names, of
which there were thirty-four. 1      I
"I believe I know your, name," said
Trove, smiling,' as he came to Polly
Vaughn. |
"1 believe you do," said she, glancing
np at hlin, with bnlf a smile and a little move ln ber lips that seemed to
ask, "How could you forget me?" j
Then the teacher, knowlng^the peril
•of her eyes, became very dignified as
he glanced  over the  books  she  bad
brought to school.    He knew it waa ]
going to be a hard da;.   For a little j
he wondered if he had not been foolish, !
after all, in trying a job so difficult and I
so perilous.   If he should be thrown out
of school he felt sure it would ruin
him—be could never look Polly ln the
face again.   As he turned to begin the
work of teaching It' seemed to him a
The teacher tore hiih out of the place.
"Take lr home with you tonight"
■aid he, continuing his talk to th*
primer class. "Spell lt over, so yon
won't have to stop long between words.
All who.read i{ well tomorrow will get
another chapter."
They began to study at home. Wonder grew,.and pleasure came With labor as tbe tale went on.
He dismissed tbe primer readers,
calling the first class in geography.
As they took their places he repaired
the broken seat a part of whlcb had
been torn off the nails. The fallen
rebel stood leaning, bis back to the
school. He had expected help, but the
reserve force had failed him.
"Joe Beach, you may take your seat,"
■aid the teacher in a kind of parents..*,-_., _.._ _.
Uo Be Continued.)
A city of tho Pa**.
Rlmlnl is . full of associations with.;
thrilling people of tbe past It waa
here that Caesar crossed the Rubicon.
We crossed ourselves on tbe very
bridge bis feet had touched. It was
here, too, that St. Anthony came to
preach and. finding no people who
would give heed to blm. turned In despair and preached to tbe fishes, who
raised tbe:r heads out of the water to
listen to him. There Is a chapel which
marks the spot where he stood by the
water. In Rlmlnl lived Paolo and
Pninoesca, the tragedy of whose love
every one knows.-Travel Magazine.
Tbe Grand Canyon.
Vast aa the bed of a vanished ocean,
deep as Mount Washington riven, from
Its apex to Its base, tbe grandest can-
case of do or die,  and he felt the j ^ ln ^ W0T](, Iay gUtteriDg below
strength of an ox in his heavy muscles.
The big boys'"had settled themselves
ln a back corner side by side, a situation too favorable for mischief. He
asked them to take otber seats. Tbey
complied sullenly and with hesitation.
He looked over books, organized tbe
school in classes}and started''one of
them on Its way. It waa the primer
class, Including a half 'dozen - very
email boys and girls; .Tbey jjhouted
each word ln the reading lesson, labored in silence with another and. gave
voice again with unabated energy, -tn
their pursuit of learning they bayed
like hounds. Tbelr work began- u'p'on
this' ancient and Informing legend,
written to Indicate the shout and -skip
of the youthful student:
The—sun—Is—up—and— lt—la—day-
day?— day.
"You're afraid," the teacher began
after a little. "Come up here close to
Tneyr came to bis cnalr and stood
about him. Some were confident; others bung back suspicious and untamed/'
"We're going to be friend*,". said be
In a low, gentle voice. He took from
bis pocket a lot of cards and gave, one
to each. *..-.. ,. ,
"Here's a story," he continued, "See;
I put It in plain print for you wltb pen
nnd Ink. It's all about a bear and "a
boy, and ls In ten parts. Here's the
first chapter. Take It bom* with you
tonight"-   . "■'■■
He stopped suddenly. He-hod turned
In hi* chnlr and could see hone of the
boy*. HO did not move, '• but slowly
took off a pair of glasses, he had been
wearing. ,,,,...
"Joe Beach," said be coolly, "come
out here on tbe floor."
There was a moment of dead silence.
That big youth, the terror, of Llnley
school, was now red and dumb with
amazement. His deviltry had begun,
but how had the teacher seen It with
his back turned?
"I'll think It over," said the boy sullenly.
The teacher laid down his book calmly, walked to the seat of the young
rebel, took him by the collar and tbe
back of the neck, tore him out of th*
place where his hand* and feet wer*
clinging like tbe root* of a tree, dragged him roughly to the aisle and over
the floor space, taking part of the seat
along, and stood him to the walk with
in the sunlight like a submerged continent At my very feet so near that
I could bave leaped at once Into eternity, the earth was cleft to a depth
of over 6,000 feet—not by a narrow
gorge, but by a gulf within whose
cavernous Immensity Niagara j would
be Indiscernible and whole cities could
be tossed like pebbles.—El W. G. Wesson in Tbe Wide World Magazine.
LRie tho Mythical Drairon.
In the*- Malay archipelago IB a reptile
mueh like the mythical dragon. It has
false rib* that extend the Itfose skin
and form Its wings. There la also a
frog witb spreading feet that makes a
parachute which enables It to flit from
tree to tree, anu a flying lemur tbat can,
spread out Its whole body like an umbrella and leap and fly a hundred feet
at a time, from .the fop of one tree to
another. kv
-old and Silver Goapela.
The Gold and Silver Gospels" I* tb*
name of a very peculiar book now pre-,
served in the Upsala library ln Swe-1
den.   It Is printed with metal type on
violet colored vellum, the letter* being |
sliver and tiie Initials gold.   When It
-wa* printed, by whom or wbat were i
the method* employed are question*
whlcb bave great Interest, for tbe curious, but have never been answered..
An Economist. tf
"Billy, you've been fighting again."
! "Yes, mum, I've saved half a crown,
though. You know that tooth Fiji got
to go to the dentist's .to havej.out?
Well, Jimmy Sloggers has just punched it out."-A"v  si-™. >,'
Facial   Hortlcnltaro.
"A new milkman left onr.milk today," announced Dorothy.
"Did he have whiskers?" nsked ber
mother, thinking perhaps it waa tb*
proprietor. ;   „• i
"No," said the four-year-old; "h*
didu't have whiskers, but be bad tbe
., _ Why;'She Couldn't. '■■
"Noy'l didn't ba ve a.very good time,"
■he said. '_ wnn ted to talk, and there
wasn't a inan there."
"Bnt there wer* plenty of other
girl*." -• '*
"Oh, of course, bat that wa* no •afteraction, for they all" Wanted tt talk
Thay Figure In Speech At Well At In
Trade   and   Building—Burnt'
"Nail *% Wi'  Scriptura."
To nail a,thing is to fix or fasten
with a nail or nails; to drive nails
into lor the purpose of fastening or
securing, such as to nail up a box,
to nail a shelf to the wall, to nail
down the hatches, etc.; to stud with
nails; figuratively, to nail a thing iB
to pin it down and hold it fast, such
as to nail a bargainor secure by
prompt action. It was Burns who
Ev'n ministers, they ha'e been ken'd.
In holy rapture,
A rousing wind at times to vend
An nail 't wi' Scripture.
Passing into the colloquial, to
"nail to the counter" is to put a
counterfeit coin out of circulation by
fastening it with a nail to the counter
o* a shop; henoe. figuratively, to expose as false.
Other definitions referring to the
nail are : Nailer, one who nails, who
makes nails or who* sells them, while
a female nailmsker is referred to by
.-Hugh Miller as a naileress. A nailery
U described as an establishment
where naila are made. A nail head is
the head of a nail, and anything is
said to be nail headed when so shaped
ad to resemble the head of a nail.
A nailing machine Ib one for forcing or driving nails into place; in
carpentry, a feeding tube for the
nails, connected with a plunger or
reciprocating hammer; in shoemak-
ing, a power machine closely allied
to the shoe pegger, used to drive
small metallic nails or brads into
the soles of shoes.
The nail machine is a power mv
chine for making nails, spikes, brads
or tacks.
A nailmaker is i one who makes
naila; a nailer, a person connected in
anv capacity in Uie manufacture of
A nail plate is a plate of metal rolled to the proper thickness for cutting
into nails.
A nail rod is a strip split or cut
from an iron plate to be made into
wrought nails. A nail selector is a
machine, or an attachment to a nail
machine, for automatically throwing
out headless or otherwise ill formed
nails and alivers.
A countersunk nail is one having
a cone shaped head like that of a
■erew; a cut nail, one made by a nail
machine, as distinguished from a
wrought or forged nail.
"On the nail.' means on the spot,
at once, immediately, without delay
or postnonement. as, to pay money on
the nail. This phrase is eaid to have
originated from the custom of making
payments, in the exchange at Bristol,
England, and elsewhere, on the top of
a pillar called "the nail."
An. Elaborately Prepared Crlm*.
This story of an elaborately prepared crime was told by Sir Robert
Anderson of Scotland Yard, London.
A criminal marked a millionaire as
his quarry and rented a bedroom near
the railway station from which the
rich man took the train for town.
Well dressed and well groomed, he
took his seat in the same compartment, attracting notice, only by his
apparent desire to remain unnoticed
while he dealt with' the papers he
carried ■ in a stylish handbag. One
morning after * 'e*** such journeyB
he gave vent to his annoyance at
having forgotten his keys. A stranger
sitting in the opposite comer politely
offered him hip bunch ih the hope
that he would find on it' a key to
open the bag. But none of them
would fit the lock. At the suggestion
of the stranger, who, of course, was.
an accomplice, the millionaire then
produced his bunch of keys, and a
few seconds sufficed to enable the
thief to take a wax impression of the
key of the rich man's safe. A few
weeks I later the safe was rifled, and
before the crime was discovered the
chief: waa across the channel with
his booty.
"'       Why He  Hotitated.
Why does this man stand upon the
pavement trembling with terror,
afraid to enter hia' own home?
Listen and I will tell you:
This afternoon at S o'clock he received a letter from his bank asking
him to' step around and pay a note
that was due. He scribbled the following answer upon a slip-of paper:
"Can't possibly do it. Got to meet
another little thing thia afternoon that
won't be put off."
Af)out- the same time * a messenger
boy brought him a note from his vvife
asking him to meet her at his office
at 4 to go with her to the dentist's. ,
Of course he got the answers mixed,
and he Ib wongering whether he had
better attempt Sn explanation or set
out for Australia.—Strand Magazine.
, _
Full Satisfaction.
A musician snd a young banker
were dining at a continental restaurant, and a dispute ran high between
them. At last the musician, a music
hall "star," sprang up and pulled out
a card, which the banker at once accepted and put in his pocket. Two
days later they met in a public park.
At once the musician exclaimed:
"Sir, you have not yet given me
aatisfaction I"
"That I have, and to the fullest extent." was the cool answer. "You
gave me a ticket for your concert last
night. I went and sat out the performance to the end. What more do you
wantP"—London Answers.
Tho Hlameae Walk.
High born Siamese walk with the elbow   joint   turned   Inward   and   tba '
thUmba out
Ita   Ability  to  Chance   Ito  Own   and
the Water's Color.
"I was lying on a roqk watching ttio
movements of some lnnd crabs which
kept retreating from the water, an the
tide rose, when suddenly a crab dhsbe-l
frantically from the water,, and out
after It galloped — there Is no other
word for It—a devilfish nearly two feet
across," writes an observer from Avn-
lon, Cal. "The animal continued the
chase a short distance, lifting Its tentacles lu tbe air In a sort of overhead
motion; tben, finding pursuit hopeless,
lt withdrew with a peculiarly unpleasant writhing, gliding motion characteristic of these animals. Upon reaching the water It stationed Itself Jnst nt
tbe edge, so mimicking the color of the
bottom that when I glnneed^awny and
looked suddenly back I eodld not nt
once distinguish It. This devilfish hnd
the appearance of a cat 'watching for
mice, and when a crab was seen It
would shoot out a long, attenuated
tentacle and attempt to seize it. B.v
carefully Insinuating my way to the
water's edge I qnickly grasped tbe
specimen and after a abort struggle
tore It from the rocks and secured It.
"At various times I bad from three
to Sve devilfishes ln an lnclosnre
where I could watch tbem change color
and test their strength. In confinement If the tank bottom was dark,
they assumed various tints, generally
a dark reddish brown, but toe largest
one was a tigerlike creature, about
three feet across, with a ground of
livid white covered with black or dnrk
gray blotches, giving It a truly fiendish
appearance, especially as the eye*
were conspicuous and appeared to emit
lambent gleams. The change of color
waa marvelous in Ita rapidity. In a
special tank in whlcb two of these
prisoner* were confined they occupied
the corners, facing outward, with arms
either colled under or above them. At
any offensive movement on my part,
presenting my band under water, the
color scheme would change. A blush
appeared t* pass over the entire surface, and ln a large squid I can only
compare lt to heat lightning—a rapid
and continued series of flushing and
paling, from deep brick red to gray.
"It wa* very^evldent that the animals differed much tn pugnacity.
Some did not resent my touching tbem;
others merely threw a tentacle In my
direction, while one never touched me,
but directed Its siphon at my hand
under water and sent a violent current
In that direction, apparently endeavoring to blow my hand away. It waa
fascinating to observe the range this
water gun had and how by seeming
intuition the devilfish could direct It
at my band aa I alowly moved It nbout
while attempting to attract the animal's -tttention In an opposite direction.?        	
■elated Teitlmonlala.
If the testimonials of love and faith
oa our tombstones were uttered In our
dally life, how often wonld they hav*
helped us over tbe briery fields and
rocky  road*  of  existence 1
Speaking of ilgni, wben yon wake
np and find a burglar ln tbo house tt ls
a sign that unexpected company ha*
arrived.—Pittsburg Gazette Time*.
Warned by Their Perfume.
According to tbe results of experiment* by Dr. Jean Cnalon, aromatic
plant* charged with essential oila
whlcb exhale a perfume that spreads
like an atmosphere about them when
touched by the rays of the sun are to
a slight degree warmed by the presence of this agreeable atmosphere. It
beta ln retaining tbe solar heat like
the glass cover* of a hothouse, although of course far less' effectively.
Professor Spring has shown that the
relatively high temperature* of large
cities I* probably due, at leaat ln part
to the carbonic anhydride ln the air
above them acting a* a retaining
screen for beat ray*.
■pota oa Leather.
Oxalic Add In weak; solution* Is tha
beat thing to uie when removing ipota
from leather. Two or three crystal*
of oxalic dissolved In warm water,
then applied with a bit of cloth to tbe
■pot*, will do th* work. Watch closely, and wben the spot* begin to disappear apply clear water to overcome the
add, which 13 a powerful bleach. Dry
the leather with a clean cloth. For
bright leather make the solution weak*
lUBht In Hia Line.
Irate Father—I'm getting tired of thla
nonsense. You've been engaged to that
young man for six months. Does hoover Intend to marry you? Daughter—
You must have putlenee, papa. Remember, he's an actor. Irate Father—
What ba* that to do with lt? Daughter—He's fond of long engagements.
Ho Made Them Read It.
Daughter—Have you found out yet
wbat lt was that papa cut out of the
paper? Mother—Ye*. I bought a opy-
I've read lt all through, but to say*
my, life I can't see anything wrong In
lt It'a an article on the vulgarity
and silliness of buying gown* tbat ar*
beyond one'* means.
Mrs. Cora B. Miller
Makes a Fortune
Started  a Few Years    Ago with  No
Capital, and Now Employs Nearly One Hundred Clerks and
until  a   tew   years   ago   Mrs.   (Jora   B.
Miller lived ln a manner similar to that
of thousands ot otber very  poor women
of  the average  small  town   and  village.
Who   now   reBldee   in    her    own    palatial
erown-stone resldenoe,  and  ib considered
■ono  of the most suooes—ul  business  women ln the  United Htatea.
Mrs. Miller's    New Residence.    Earned  In
Lets   Thon   One   Year.
Several years ago. Mrs. Miller learned
of a mild and simple preparation mat
cured herself and several friends of- to-
male weakness and puss, bhe was be-
eleged by so many women needing treatment that she dcoided to furnish it to
those who might call for lt. Bhe started with only a fen dollars capital, and
the remedy, possessing true aud wonderful merit, producing many cures when
doctors and other remedies failed, the
demand grew so rapidly she waB several
times compelled to seek larger quarters.
She now occupies one of the city's largest
office buildings, which she owns, and almost one hundred olerks and stenographers are required to assist ln this great
Million  Women  Use  It.
More than a million, women have used
Mrs. Miller's remedy, and no matter
where you live, she can refer you to ladles ln your own locality who can and
will tell any sufferer that this marvelous
remedy really cures women. Despite tha
fact that Mrs. Millers business is very
extensive, she ls always willing to give
aid and advice to every suffering woman
who writes to her. (the Is a generous,
good woman and has decided to give
away to women who have never used her
medicine      siu.uoo.ut)      worth      absolutely
Every woman suffering with pains tn
the head, back and bowels, bearing-down
feelings, nervousness, oreeping sensations up the Bplne, melancholy, desire to
cry, hot hashes, weariness, or piles from
any cause,' Bhould Bit right down and
send her name and address to Mrs. Cora
B. Miller, Box bWI. Kokomo. Ind., and roceivo by malt (free of charge tn plain
wrapper) a bU-cent box of her marvelous
medicine; also her valuable book, whioh
every woman Bhould hava.
Heme—ber, this offer will not last long,
for thousands and thousands of women
who are suffering will take advantage of
this generous means of getting cured. Ho
lf yon are ailing, do not suiter another
day, but send yonr name and address to
Mrs. Miller for the book and medicine
before the 110.1)00.00 worth la all gone.
Amends   Honorable,   *
"We want to do the square thing,"
wrote the editor of the Hickory Ridge
Missourian, "to old Spike Thunder-
bash, of the McKinstry neighborhood.
Our readers will remember that we
have spoken of him sometimes * as
the ragtag and bobtail of all creation.
"That old' scalawag has played more
mean trickB on ub than he has wartB
on his hands, and we've given it to
him hot and heavy every time. We
don't allow no man to get the bulge
on us without coming back at him.
"But we've forgiven old Spike. A
short time ago he dropped into our
sanctum and asked how much he
was behind on subscription. We told
him eleven years, and he dug down
in his jeans, fished up a dirty wad
of bills, and squared up. It's the
decentest thing he ever done since
we've been running a jpaper in this
"The old scarecrow was drunk when
he done it, but we don't lay that'tip
against him. Old .Spike has some
good points, and we, shan't say another word about him until he tries
to run jtor office again. We'll show
him up then in all-his hideous deformity, but in the meantime hifn
and us are good friends'.—Chicago
[:•   \ If
Elephant  Dies  of  Grief.
Paris—Said, the largest elephant in
the Paris Zoological Gardens, died of
grief a few daye ago.
He was bought by the Jardin des
Plnntes from the London Zoo, and
brought over to Paris by Keeper
Neef 24 years ago. Neef remained
Said's keeper, and the elephant loved
him dearly. The brute was sweet-
tempered, 88 a rule, but last year, in
a fit of ill-temper brought about by
illness, he killed his friend and keeper,  Neei.
Since then the elephant has literally been shrinking away until he
became little but skin and bone.
There is no doubt whatever that
Said knew what he had done, deeply regretted it, and died of grief.
Passing of Historic Fair.
London—The historic Mitcham fair,
which dates from the time of Queen
Elizabeth, is a thing of the past.
The showmen have consented to a
declaration that they are not entitled
to go on the fair ground and to an
injunction being applied for by the
Mitcham Common Conservators restraining them from doing so.
A  Core_in   Pillow.  .
Those who are not acquainted with
the appointments of a Corenn bedroom will be surprised to learn that
the other day in the Town of Anak
one gambler ,vho was down, on his
luck threw a pillow at -the head of
the winner, and fractured his skull.
—Corean Daily News.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures  Garget   In
"Well ?'*
"What's woman's rights ?"
"Everything they want. Run away."
-Cleveland Leader.
Dingerouti couehs. Extremely
perilous coufhs. Coujhs that
rasp and tear the throat and
lunis. Couf hs that shake the
whole body. You need a regular medicine, a doctor's medicine, for such a cough. Ask
your doctor about Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral.
Wa pubu.h nr formulae
m    Wekealak eiest-sl
._.  fro— our m._-n..
We urge re* te
•on .nit yoar
The Earthly Explanation.
"My dear," murmured the sick man
to his .wife,  "I  im nearing the golden streets.    I  hear strains of' sweetest music,   unearthly   in  its   beauty.
I '-" "John," said his wife, "what
you hear is a phonograph in the next
fiat." "So it is. Darn those people,
anyhow. No consideration for their
neighbors. Go and. tell' 'em to stop
that infernal racket at once."—Cleveland Leader.
Mr. Wm. O. Edwards. P.U.U.K.A.O.F.,
P.U.M. 1U.U.I". and f.KO.A. Shepherds
one of the most widely known men in
friendly society otrcles and'.who* Uvea on
Pnter street, says: "1 nut the middle
linger of my l "ft hand and blood poison
set in. Wot ot,'/ i_e linger out the whole
hand beoame swollen and inflamed, ln.
a few weeks one of the leading doctorn
m Toronto said the only way to save my
hand was to have the linger amputated.
A second doctor confirmed this. 1 had
to face an operation. At that stage /.am-
Buk was brought to mv notice and I
got   a supply.
it seemed to soothe it and draw the
soreness completely away. -Within a* few
days 1 could do away w«.h the sling In
which 1 had carried the hand, and m
a lew weeks' time there was not a trace
of the wound to be ->een. Today, mv
finger is as Bound as a bell, whereas,
had 1 not used Zam-Buk, 1 should have
been a linger less. 1 paid over S— ln
doctors fees, and when 1 think of tbe
trifling cost of Zam-Buk 1 am amazed at
its  wonderful value.
For all poisoned wounds, chronic sores
ulcers and abscesses, Zam-Buk is especially suitable because of its high antiseptic powers.
Zam-Buk also cures eczema, itch, scalp
sores, ringworms, blotches on the face
and body, chapped places, spfing eruptions, piles and enlarged veins. As an
embrocation it cures ' rheumatism and
sciatica, and rubbed over the chest relieves the tightness due to severe colds.
All stores and druggists sell at 50 cents
a box, or post, free from the Zam-Buk
Uo., Toronto.    6   boxes  for JfH.60..
Send one cent, stamp and
am.e and date of this
paper and dainty sample box will be
mailed you.
Every day we get letters from mothers telling of the benefit Baby's
Own Tablets have been to ■ their. little ones. Some praise them: for constipation, stomach and bowel troubles ; others for breaking up cblds and
simple fevers; some as a great help
to teething babies, while others go'
so far as to say that the Tablets
have saved their little one's life. We
have thousands of letters—all praising the Tablets, for they never do
harm—always good. Mrs. Robert'
Pierce, Bell's Rapids, Ont., writes:
"I would? not be without Baby's Own
Tablets in the house for a day. When
anything ails my little one I give her
a Tablet and she is soon allright. I
am sure other mothers will find them
quite as satisfactory." Sold by druggists or by mail at 25 cents a box,
from The Dr. Willianu' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Ont.
Nationality Changed Without Mavlng.
A curious illustration of the" ups
and downs of international politics
comes from the Savoy village of Saint
Jean de Maurienne, where a woman
has died at the age .of 93 in the village in which she was born, and
without ever leaving it has had her
nationality changed three times. She
was born in 1814, and as Bonaparte
had then seized the territory she
was "French." When the Kingdom
of Sardinia was reconstituted the
same year, after his fall, she became
"Italian," and, finally,* on Nice and
Savoy being ceded .to. France in 1860,
she once more founc} hersplf French.
—London Globe.
Wa offer One Rob—ad Dollar. Reward tm amy
ease af Catarrh that oanaot ba oared br Hall'i Catarrh Oor..   F. J. OHENSV * CO., Toledo. O.
We. tha undersigned, hava known ¥. J. Cheney
far the last 15 jesre, and believe him per—otl j honorable ln all business transaction, and financially
able ta oarer oat any obligation, made br hi. firm.
Waldixo,  Km—k k MJiBVIN.
Wholesale Druggists, Tol.de, O.
Ball's Catarrh- Curo Is taken internally, aotlat
diraoUy npon tha blood and' mucous strfaoeo at the
•jstera. Testimonial, .ent frae. Prioo lie. par
bottle,   (eld \,l all -rutgl.ta.
Take EaU'S Family Pllh tar oautlaatlaa.
Small Willie ,was playing Vith two
ragged urchins in front of the house,
when his mother called him in..
"Willie," she .'said, "don't you know
that those boys are bad associates
for you ?"
"Yes, mamma," replied the little
philosopher, "but I'm a good associate for them."—Deseret News.      \
Any good doctor will tell you that a medl-
i Tiki
Tike Ayer't Chany Pectoral cannot
de itt beat work if the bowela ara constipated. Aak your doctor if he knows
anything better than Aytr'a Pills for correcting thla sluggishness of the ll7or.
•—****** by tke *. o. t**t Oa., Lawau.
.What Shall I Do
for this strained muscle?
Johnsons '
It wu *ta*M**t*i M years ago to
raaaava to*__*_nation and take tbe
eeremee out ef •trains and braleea.
Me., three ttmasaa euoh Ma.   All dealers.
I. B. JOHNSON * «0., Doaton, Maea,
The Cause of Trouble.
She—I can't understand why Lord
Busted wants a divorce. Hia wife had
balf a million when he married her.
He—Yes, and she's got every penny
of It still.   That's the trouble.
Constant complaints never get pitjrv—
German Proverb.
Tm Thoron-tl-ly Cleanae the Pace.
Every night before going to bed apply a good cold cream. Leave lt on for
a few minutes, then remove with a aoft
linen rag. Tou will be surprised and
horrified to find how dirty the rag has
become. Next wash the face thoroughly ln warm water, using a good soap;
rinse ln warm water and end by dashing cold water well over It Then rub
ln a very little cold cream, wiping off
any that tha skin will not absorb.
Be Drew the Line,
Mr. Crlbbs—Mrs. Cribbs, I have
born* with resignation — nay^ even
cheerfulnese—antique chairs that wabbled, antique clocks that wero always
thirteen hours behind time, antique
rugs that some prehistoric Turk wove,
antique china, antique bowls, pans and
kettles. All this I hare smiled at;
but when you glva me antique eggs for
broakftut, I draw the Una, Madam-I
Ben Franklin was experimenting
with his kite and key. "f
"Wonderful!" exclaimed the curious throng, when' they saw the electric spark on'" the key. "BuJ, could
you perform the same experiment at
nieht ?" ;
"Ob, yes," replied Franklin, "but
I suppose I would have to use a
night key."  ";
For even in those days Poor Richard was known as the man who wrote
jokes for his almanac—Chicago News.
It Is Known Everywhere.—There
is not a city, town or hamlet in
Canada where Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil is not known—wherever Jntro-
duced it made a foothold for .itself
and maintained it. Some merchant^
may suggest some other remedy
as equally beneficial. Such recommendations Should be received with
doubt. There is only one Eelectric
Oil, nnd that is Dr. Thomas'. Take
nothing else.
Rare Coin In Collection ""Box.
London.—A gold coin—one-third of
a guinea—bearing the date 1802, was
found in a collection box in Peterborough Cathedral, with a request
that it should be sold and the proceeds given to the Cathedral Restoration Fund.
May  See  Over  Telephone.
Paris—At the Bureau d'illi_tration,
Prof. Horn,*-the inventor of a system
of telephotography, conducted a number of experiments, and an announcement of the highest importance was
subsequently  made.
The principle oy which the problem Of long-dintance vision might be
solved with the aid of telegraphy
had, it was stated, been solved..Several members of the government participated in experiments, which they
declared to be absolutely conclusive.
President Falliers' photograph was
during the evening reproduced faultlessly over the telephone wire from
Lyons in the space of six minutes by
Von Moltke's Taciturnity.
Von Moltke's objection to the waste
of words is illustrated by German
army officers, who tell this story:
Just before the train pulled out of
the. station a captain of hussars en-
.Secl the general's compartment, and,
recognizing him, saluted with ''Guten
morgen, excellent." Two hours later
the train slowed up at a way station.
The captain rose, saluted, and with
another "Guten morgen; excellenz,"
left the train. Turning to one of
liis companions Von Moltke said,
with an expression of the greatest
disgnst.—"Intolerable .gasbag."
The Poisoned Spring.—As ln nature ao
ln man, pollute the spring and disease
and waste are bound to follow — the
stomach and nerves out of kilter means
poison ln the spring. South American
Nervine ls a great purifier, cures Indigestion, Dyspepsia, and tones the nerves.
The best evidence of its efficacy ls the
unsolicited testimony of thousands of
cured ones.—76
A witness was being examined aB 11
the anit'y of one of the inmates of
the asylum. ,*
"You hold that this inmate is insane, do you f" a lawyer asked.
"I do," was the firm reply.
"Why are you so sure ?"
"The man," the witness said, "goes
about asserting that he is Santa
"And," said the lawyer, "you hold
do you, that when a man goes about
asserting that he is Santa Claus .it's
a -tlear proof of his insanity ?"
"I do."
"Because," said the —itness, in a
loud, indignant voice, "I happen to
be Santa Claus myself,"—San Francisco Argonaut.
It is easier to prevent than'it is
to cure. Inflammation of the lungs
is the companion of neglected colds,
and once it finds a lodgement in the
system it is difficult to deal with.
Treatment with Bickle's! Anti-Consumptive Syrup will eradicate tbe
cold and prevent inflammation from
setting in. It costs little,, and is as
satisfactory as it ia surprising in its
results. .
At the hospital 'just opposite the
entrance to the East India docks and
the. Blackwell tunnel — under the
Thames—notice boards are set up
asking the drivers, for the sake of
those who are ill within, to walk
their horses past the building.
That is a common enough request,
but what gives it a peculiar interest
here is that the carter, having complied or not with the modest demand, is confronted nt the other
corner of the building by another
board, saying, "Thank you, driver."
t-A Wanderer in London.
"My Kidneys are all Wronfll- How shall
I Insure best results In the shortest
time?" It stands to reason that a liquid
specific ef the unquestionable merit of
South American Kidney Cure will go
more directly ani} quickly to the seat of
the trouble than the "till form" treat
ment, and,- when lt strikes the spot
there's healing In  _n Instant.—78 .,
Butler for Channel Tunnel.
rLondon.—General Sir William Butler, writing on the channel tunnel
scheme, remarks that if sea, power
means anything, it means £hat it
could knock into_ bits the entire
area in which a 'tunnel under the
sea emerges upon the land surface.
The French people are not afraid of
this channel scheme, and they are
Henrt-SIck People.-rrDr. Agnew's Cure
for the Heart is a heart tonic that
never fails to cure—is swift ln its effects i
—goes closer to the, "border land" and
snatches from death's grip more sufferers than any. other remedy fer any
family of diseases and ailments in the
category of human sufferings. Givea re.
lief in 30 minutes.—75.
1. -J.VV\\\vS>p.r
Faultless  Diamond ,Found..
Capt Tojyn. — A-magnificept -diamond faultless in, color and .shape,
and weighing twenty-two and one-
han carats, has been lound by a digger on the south- bank bf"the' Vaal
river at Christiana. It. ^s regarded
as a perfect gem; nnd the. digger refused $80 a carat for it,
"Dear, I wish you would lay down
your novel and come and button my
shirt for me."    ,
"Dear me ! I never saw such a
helpless man ! I'd like to know how
you buttoned your shirts before you,
were married ?"
"My shirts had buttons on them :n
those days."—Indianapolis Star.
"Well, sir ?" said the great lawyer
The   visitor  spoke  tremulously.
"I am a defaulter," he said, "and
C want you to defend me."
"Certuinly, I will defend you, my
friend," he murmured, kindly. "And
how rhany hundred thousand did you
say "
"Hundred thousand I" the client interrupted. "Oh, sir, don't think me
worse than I am. It is only $490
in all, and I expect to pay back
every cent before I die."
"George," he said to the office boy,
"show this dishonest rascal out."—
Kansas .City Journal.
Dear Mother
Your little one* ant. a 'constant eare is
Fall and Winter weather. Thev will
catch cold. Do you know about Shiloli'.
Consumption Cun, die Lung Tonic, and
wh»» it tut done for so many "• It it ■ aid
to be die oalv reliable ratnedy for all
dsaues of the air passages' ia children. -*t
It i» absolutely harmlesi and p_slant Is
lake, hits
ka. Itiiguaranteed —cutecayour—oney
returaedT The price is 25c. per bottle,
id aU dealers ia medicine salt* m
Thi* wmedy should be in avaty hoiiselteiit
Hiajh Prices for Old China.
London.—High prices werei realized
for old china at Christie's recently.
A Chinese porcelain vase, enameled
with flowers, about nine inches high,
was soid for 98 guineas, while 88
guineas was paid for an old Worcester dark blue vaBe, eight inches high.
Itch,  Mange, Prairie Scratches and.
every form of contagious  Itch on human or animals cured in JO minutes.,
by WolWd'i Sanitary Lotion.
Little Johnle—Mother, tell me how
papa got to know you,.-.
Mother—One day T. fell'''ii_tO'''.5_-__e ■
water, and he jumped in'ipdfetched"
me out..     ,;,     ...       •'-   *.   '•■
Little'Johnhyj-fl'm;, .that's funny;
he won't let me learn tflf, swim.—Tit-
4 Marvellous and Triumphant Recent    -
of Victory Over Disease.
.   . —— .,
No medicine his ever effected aa largo,
i number of wonderful and almoat marvellous cures a* Pay china. It has had, one   -
continuous record of victories over diseas- .-'
SS of the throat, chest, lungs and atomach.,
Whero doctors have  pronounced eases
Incurable from, consumption  and other .
wasting dlBeasee Psychine steps in and ','
rescues numbei less people even from tha'
very verge of the grave.   Coughs, Colds,.
Catarrh, Bronchitis, Chills, NightSweats,'.-
La Grippe, Pneumonia, and other like
troubles, all of which are forerunners ol^
Consumption, yield quickly to the cura"*'
tive powers of Psychine.
Mrs. Campbell, one of the many cured,,',
makes the following statement:
I cannot refrain from telling all who satta-
of my remarkable tec overy with Psychine Itr
April,1B0J, I.caughta heavy cold which settled •
on my lungs and gradually led to consumption,
I could not sleep, was subject to night sweats,
my lungs were ao diseased, my doctor considered
me Incurable. »ev. Mr. Mahaffjr. Port Elgin
Presby terian Church, recommended Dr. Blocum'a
Psyeolne to me, wben I-.was living in Ontario.
After using Psychine for a short Ume I ate and
Blept well, the night sweat* and cough ceased. .
Months ago-1 stopped laWinir Psychine, as I waa
perfectly restored io healf. and to-dar I never
felt batter In my life.   Psychine has been a god'
tend tome. Mia. Amdbbw CA.mi.1?'
Cottonwood, HiW.t.
PSYCHINE never disappoints.
PSYCHINE has no subsfltute.
There is no othor medicino "Justas
good."'- '■■'••■;
At aU dealers. SOc, and $1.00 pat bottle.
If not write to
wtLiiiocann-irt, ui nu st w, Tomno
Dr. Root's Kidney Pills are ■ suro
end permanent cure ior Rheumatism,
Bright's Disease, Pain In the Back-and
all forms of Kidney Trouble. 25c per
box, at ell dealers.
Brooks' Appliance. New
discovery. Wonderful. No
obnoxious springs or pads.
Automatic 'Air Cushions.
Binds and draws the broken
Dirts tooefher at tou.would
a broken limb. No salves.
Nolyrnpho). No lies. Duri
ablo,cheap. Pal.Sept.lo'Ol.l
OAVatoaiia aastr.   _
C. E. BR.0J3.jS. V" Brads' Bid*,
eV.Frant.dto Glv. S.fI.t mot Ion.
Caustic Balsam
Has Imitators But No Competitors.
A Safe, Speedy and Positive Oure for
Curb, Splint Bweeny, Capped Hook,
■trained Tendons, rounder, Wind
Pulft, and all lameasaa from Bpavln,
Ringbone and other Iny tumors.
Cures all akla -leases JrFaraaltes,
Thrush, Diphtheria. Removes all
Bunches from Hones oriatUe.
Bpr.ln,,  Soie ThroTl! eio/lt ft Oi'V-j'-.f—'.
rE*""7. bottle of Oaustlo Balaam aold le
Warranted to (Ire .•UsfM.lSTrT'rico a, u
per bottle.  Bold by druggist., or seat by ii-
C testimonials, eftT Addraea   v^      «s™»n,
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(Established April 8,1899.)
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Snolibh Office—30 Fleet street,
ondon, E. 0., England Where a
file of "The Advocate" is kept for
Mrs. R  Whitney, Publisher.
ftabsoription $1 a yearn  payable in
3 oontaa Oopy.
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Vancouvkr, B. 0., April 30,1907.
Important News Items of the
April I8th~-
The Hondurian forces capitulated
unconditionally to the Nioaraguana.
president Bonilla of Honduras took
refuge on the American cruiser Chicago
The capitulation by Commander Boot.
_. Boyles of the Chicago. Peace is he
\feved to be assured.
Russia reported to be aaaemhling
troops on the Persian frontier for a
demonstration. Russia diplomats describe Persia as in a state of chaos, and
ihey hope the effect produced by the
^passing of troops will be sufficient to
enable the Shah to take necessary steps
y> restore order.
The scandalous transaction on the
part of the Interior Department, in
which the valuable townsite ot Blair
.pore, near Frank, waa diverted from
the original settler, H. E. Leyou, to M.
MeKenzie M. L. A., for Macleod, a close
friend of Hon. 0. Sifton, was disoussed
at length today, at Ottawa. An amend
Bient condemning the deal was defeat.
tp. on a straight party vote of 56 to 87.
April Uth-
One thousand British immigrants ar-
tpei in Winnipeg. A great many will
proceed further west to locate on farms,
while many are coming out to work on
Railway construction.
The westbound Canadian Pacific
transcontinental train jumped the track
at Sand Point, SS miles west of Ottawa,
as the result of a broken rail. Three
passengers were badly cut and bruised,
all the passengers were badly shaken up.
' The usual quarterly dividend of 2&
per cent on the capital stock of the
Consolidated Mining and Smelting
Company of Canada, Rossland, B. 0..
has been declared, and is payable on
May 1st. The dividend amounts to
(120.000. This is the sixth dividend declared by the Company, and up to date
it has disbursed dividends aggregating
April 15th—
London.—The fourth conference
between the premiers of Great
Britain's self-governing colonies
and the British Colonial Secretary
was opened today at the Colonial
Office, under the presidency of the
Earf of Elgin, Secretary of State
'for the Colonies- Reporters are not
admitted to the conference, so the
public will have ta be contented
with strictly censored official summaries of each day's proceedings
-nt- a Btue Book 00 the conference
is issued, months after its final adjournment. The premiers present
itichided Dr. Jameson-, of Cape Col-
qpy; General Louis Botha, premier
«jf the Transvaal; Alfred Dcakin,
the Australian premier; Sh* J.
Ward, premier of New Zealand:
Frederick R. Moore, premier of
Natal,.,-thd Sir Wilfrtd Laurier,
premier of Canada. Premier Sir
Root. Bond, of Newfotmc-and, will
arrive in the middle of the week.
April 16th-
New York.—The national arbitration and peace conference, today
bjegm its real activities. Secretary Root, in a speech, pointed out
**)&. propositions wtftft the United
States gpaernment will have to
make at (be coming c_-f-t-_nce at
The- Hague. He warned his hear-,
ay* not ta expect too much at this
second conferericei. The President,
iq a letter to the cemgress, expressed the hope: that the coming
cpnference might result ih the
ndbptiorr of an' ihteonation-il arbitration treatv. Secretary Root, in
seconding the President's hope, declared the United' States thought it
proper to urge again the discussion
of the subpect of the limitation! of
armament of tile nation on l-ti<I' and
\*.ea and Hie-, abolition of the practice of using) force in t% eollec-
tipn o£ d'ebts: owed by one tiation' to
iltc citizens of another.
ChilpAncingO).    M_xico» — This
cjty hfts.b*jWi ccnug-let__y destroyed
number 11, and badly injured 27.
Panic prevails and people are fleeing to the open country. The earthquake lasted half an hour and minor shocks a few minutes. The
town of Chilapa, 42 kilometers to
the northeastward, has also been destroyed. No details have been received as to the number of the dead
and injured. The population of
Chilpancingo is 7,498 and until the
panic into which the citizens have
ben thrown abates, it will be impos
sible to state the number of casualties. The population of Chilapa
is 12,000. No word has been received from Tixla and it is feared
it also has been destroyed. According to the movement of the. earth
quake, the Tixla would be in its direct line.
April 17th—
Railway subsidies to the extent of
about 14 000.000 were presented to
Parliament. Among the British Columbia lines are the Nicola, Kamloops and
Sitnilhameon Coal and Railway Company, from Spenoe's Bridge to Nicola
Luke, 47 miles; Midway ft Vernon, from
Midway to Vernon 15 miles; Wellington to Union Bay 66 miles; Edmonton,
Yukon & Pacific 60 miles from Edmonton.
The coal miners in Alberta and the
Crow's Nest Pass—Coleman, Coal
Creek, Miohel and Fernie—have quit-
work. At Calgary the cement works
have closed down and all manufactories
are soon to close. The O. P R. officials
announce it ia only the matter of a
week or so when the freight and passenger trains must stop. The C. P. R.
usually has a large coal reserve hut the
coal famine thia winter depleted it.
It ia announced that Ralph Smith
M. P., will become the Ministerial
representative from British Columbia.
Hon. Wm. Temnleton will resign hie
Cabinet position, he not finding it to Us
The Canadian Snnday League has
been inaugurated by a number of Toronto citizens who think the Lord's Day
Act too restrictive. Prof. Goldwin
Smith is one of the promoters of the
April 18th—
A political party has been organized
in Toronto on the secret society plan.
Only the stauncheat Protestants can
The B. C. Government will not advance the royalties, ou timber this year.
The commissions paid to the auctioneers for selling ' the Point Grey lands
amounted to $23,000
An investigation is being held into
burning of the-libj-ill University build-
in-s on April 6th. It is believed to be
the work of flre hugs.
April 19th—
The Canadian Northern is in a paralysed condition, for want Of locomotives
to move the traffic
The Lumber Enquiry Committee re
ports to the Douinieo Parliament that
there is a double combine in the lumber
trade, iu Western Canada, the resa-t is
the price of lumber io excessive ia the
west. The combines an. the Retailers'
Association and Manufacturers' Association
The C.P. R. ia confiscating all coal
seut over' its lines. Th* Company refuses to haul ore trains. The miasm in
Coleman aud the Crow's Nest Pass
districts are still oat, and every effort is
being mnde to get tliem baok to work.
The whole commercial and industrial
interests of the west are in jepordy.
That our A_-rlc_n fmrnma abound to
plaints which paasesa tho most valuable
medfclnal vlrtuae Is abuadautliy attested
by stole* ot th* moat eminent medical
wrltws and teachers* Even tha nntur-
torsd Indians had dlteaasred tha useful
neso ot man? native plants baton Idi*
advsa* of tha white rac_ Tbl» Information, haparte- ftoely «a the w_ltes, lad
th* hMnr to cat-lxun IjvtMtlRaMona uwtll
to-d«i we haw a rich naartmen* of maa*
valuaMs Aauifaaa mix—dual root*.
-<* . «^. 'sits
Dt. Hs>w«ebeHes-»e aheaour American: tor-
seta aOm—d la most valuable medicinal mota
fer etmeaxure a* mo- obstinate and fatal tier
maa**, «*** xeamlli aOaparla Inreetllrate Mhbr
mat, la- ooatanatloa of this oonvlctlom. k*
••Inae. was* ***** te tb* almost marvatoa*
ai_a*.e_MM« Ur Us "_0I_Ub Medical __-
_-_ _m ****** Iteelf lo b» th.
a **m*p*a ******** Male, live* Invtaaa-
t. heat* toaibr aad Emulator, and blbo*
*as»ton*il»iB-KUcataelanc«. Drspepr-
0* _4lfMt_sa. „r»l- liver. ftaneUoaal
I attrnm attrxslam ami ***** affectaone ot
l_e*t »_l* to. aa. suratlre- actio* Tl*
K- It eares Ikeae and! menr olbe*
■•aatloaa.. He-ttXxeerlr shown la a llttl* booh
e_'titr-seta fron- the slauilord medical work*
taMch Uma-lr—/W#t<> any addreaa by Br. Bt
W.. ttemeLoa* Buffalo, a. V„ to. aU wll-a
aewast ***■ **»■ aame..
•"O. -"Ca. ^y
Ito* lose marre—ua, Ih the nnnaaalleled'
cune. IS In conatantlr making of weman'a
many nenullar affections* weaknesses and
distressing derangements,, ls Dr. Pierce'a
favorite Praacrlptton, as le. amply attested
by thousands of unsolicited testimonials contributed byur.au.ful patlonts who bare beeni
nurodi by lt utl catarrhal pelvic dualns. painfull
periods, Irregularities, prolapsus and other
dlBplacementai caused by weakness, ulceration ot niiiruH and kindred alfertlons, ofteni
after many nl bur advertised mcdlalnes, and'
phyalclansHad failed.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of yeat_
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Btewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?   Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver,. B. C. Tel. 429
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your house.
School Qoode
Tea, Oof fern and
Ton hay the Best and Cheapest when
you buy at
Cor. Westminster ond
Sixth avenues.
SPECIAL.—Somo beantifnl lines of
English Tea Seta bt closest prices, Call
and see them.
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodgo No. 19, bas boen
kept buy the post two week oonf erring
degrees and initiating candidates Into
O-dtellowship, three being initiated
at the last meeting.
L. O, L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L. Wo, IMS, met
Thursday evening Worshipful Master
Bro. J. Martin presiding. The attendance was large and a very interesting
meeting was held. Bro. Samuel Moors
waa elected and installed as Recording
Secretary to succeed Bro. R. S. Quia-
mings resigned. Bro, Bev. H. W.
Piercy was installed aa Chaplain, and
Bro. Robt. Saoret aa 6th Committeeman.
At the next meeting there will be
)hree initiation*, musical program and
refreshments, and til members are
urged to be present.
The following lacrosse schedule
has been drafted fof the season of
Cup Series,
May 18—Kilmarnock cup match.
Vancouver vs. Maple Leafs,
May 24—Winner of Vancouver-'
Maple Leaf match vs. New Westminster at Victoria.
Championship Games.
June 1—New Westminster at
June 8—Maple Leafs at New
June 22—Maple Leafs at Van*
July 1—New Westminster at
Maple Leafs.
July 2—Vancouvef at Maple-
July 12 or 13—Vancouver at
New Westminster,
Augurt 3—New Westminster st
Maple Leafs.
August 10-^Vanc»uver at Neyi'
August 24—Maple Leafs at Vancouver.
September 2—New Westminster
at Vancouver.
September 14—Vancouver at
Maple Leafs.
October I to 5 — ExMbitiort
match, Maple Leafs at New West"
minster. .
TE-jronn.—Born   to Dr.   and Mrs.
Oeo. Telford, April 11, a son.
Subscribers are requested t» report*
any carelessness in tho delivery ot thia-
*00000004*0**00000000,0m#0000*^^ \e
Bot— tlio above moreiimcd' medicines are1
wholly made up fromitbe glyaerlc extracts of
native., medicinal mots. Tne processes employed, lm t-t nlr manufacture, woro original
with Da Pierce, and tbey in carried on by
akllledl nhomlsu and phanntnlsts wltln the
aid of anparatus and eppllanaes speatally
designed' and built-' for this punpose. Both
medicines are entlmly froo from-alroholl and
all oilier harmful., habli-formlina ilrugn. A
full IM of tbelr Ingi-odluuta. 1_ urJuU—.uni
«Mi_.bi«illasisti«su_ii-r.       J"-*T_..    ._,
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 apd see us about them.
Eigthth avenas, 3 lots, on ooo_sr.
Property on   Westminster   aveaoe,
b-Bgiug a rental of $160 por mout_.
A good buy i a farm, 80> acreo "nndhr
cultivation; price |5.800.
6 lots on Fourteenth avenue,. I860
Six-worn house on Howe street, fT.DOO
oash. Uri-nco oa eaay tenuis.
Beat-lful home, a oornor lots, lair-
teonth avenne, near the araeaae; splendid bojr.
Beanttful house, 4 lots orr oornor, ta
Orandview. Lovely home
Beantifnl1 oorner, fine house on property..  In desirable part ol Vanooowsr.
$300 Buys
in lot 25-1SS2 on Weatmiusties
aveuue,. near city liuiita,
|200 cash.
Beautiful ft-room   House,  gas and
eleotrio light, convenfeuttoear;
Thirteenth; awenue.
9-roeaa house'Tenth avenue, near West-
avenue-, price |2 TOO, terms.
On 9tttoonth nv*?_wo, U-nero, fine vfew
everfr-king the city; prioe *B0O,
halt cash.   Splendid buy.
5 sores M Eburue,. black soil, $60.00 per
aensr beautiful view. Terms.
S Lots ((oornor)  Westmiustor  avenuo,
80x11111; price |6.600i terms.
l_ot   96x138   on' Westminster   avonuv
twtv-ltorey bnildingt. in ibe condition ; lease- for 9 yetuM; title per-
feat.    Prioo ....H'-OOOt.
One lbt, 36x100, on Westmiuster avenuo; prion $600, $900 down,.
balWnco on easy terum.
* Sa-ftl.- Ibti, O'toomed- Honse; orehnrdl
nuiall fruit* «8'.«60i
TWo' lle*». oleared and K-ided',. $1».6W,
inside lot for $785 Will buil_ to
suit pnrolhtaei' ou easy terms.
! >
Mrs. R.Whitney
2450 Wegfrnfnstcr ave-
Local Items.
Mr. John Williams ot tbe Vancouver
Breweries Ltd., witb Mrs. Williams
went over to Victoria this week.
Mr. W. X) Muir ia enlarging to twice
|he present size his buildiug occupied
by Mr. Lobb as a blacksmith shop.
The 0. B. Nelson Company have
placed a handsome new sign over their
offices iu the Northern Bank Building.
si roi..".   . - - -
Flint's Bromo Grippe—best onre for
cold in the head—-25o a box at the
M. A. W. Oo.'s Postoffice Drng  Store,
K». and Mrs. Herbert Harf. y 1 moved
this week from their late residence on
Sixth avenne and Viotoria street, to
1188 Hastings street east.
Royal Crown
thk Bkst in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had free for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Graham have
pored from their late residence on
Ninth avenue west, to their handsome
new home on Scott street which has
Jut been oompleted.
FOR   SALE A    beautiful   home,
handsomely furnish, on oojner lot;
immediate possession. See us aboit
this fine buy. Exclusively by Mrs. R
Whitney, ''Advocate" Offlce.
Thompson's Cream of Witoh Hazel—
beat for chapped hands. At Mt, Pleasnnt M. A. W, Drng Store.
Mr. and Mrs. O. Kidd, wbo arrived
in the oity from Toronto ou Monday,
havo bought on Seventh avenue, and
will move into their new home at onoe.
Mr. Kidd is a nephew of Mrs. (Dr.)
The Misses Burritt entertained the
Sewing Circle on Tuesday evening at
. their home on Twelfth avenne. This
waa the last meeting of the Circle for
the season. The Circle was organised
last January and duriug the past few
months ninny beautiful fancy and useful articles have been made due to the
members heing skillful with the needle.
' —101 ■■
Personal notices of visitor* on
Jtt, Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, altso all
local social affairs are gladly received
fry "'The Advocato,"'
Capt. H. B. Walton recently from the
Northwest, has located at 681 Niuth
avenue, near Bridge street. Capt,
Walton is the discoverer or inventor of
the ''Electrio Rfcys," with which ho
treats all forma of skin diseases, eye
trouble, inflamatiou of all parts of the
body, quinsy, tonsilitis, bronchial and
tubaircular affeotlons, Capt, Walton
fins many flattering testimonials, but be
prefer* to have people try the "Rays"
and he convinced for themselves. Tbo
current, is mild and soothing and a great
fluantity of aleotrioty oan be taken,
without the shook and Intensity of tbo
ordinary battery, Nervous headache,
neuralgia, toothache and other pains
are owed quickly.
The Mt. Pleasant Baud pave a fine
concert on Thnrsday evening in the
Oddfellows' Hall, the hall being picked
to the doors with a well.ploai-d
audience. Poring tbe winter rehearsals
the Band has made wonderful progress,
There are SQ players and the instruments aro well-balanced. Oue of the
prettiest selections on tha program wa?
tbt Anvil Ohornx from "11 Trovatore,''
the Band receiving a rousing encore.
Tbo marches, waltaes and overtures
wereoatohy and tuneful- The vooal
numbers were nil gems, enpeoinlly
Mrs. Torryberry's selections, she captured tba house. Mr.Conn Jones touor,
sang "Aiw*»ys*'and "8wi#t Genevieve"
in fine stylo. Mr, Fred Phillips basr,
was iu fine voioe and received hearty
applansa From feeginuiug to outl the
pio ram wis a mnsionl ti«it. The
H.iige was decorated with tlu> national
r-olors. Iu their uow nuiforuip the Bund-
men made a Hue appearauoe.
A young, man who really and
earnestly desires to succeed should
never v/aste any time in dissipation,
not even in so-called harmless dissipation.
He should, of course, allow himself the necessary amount of recreation and rest, and he should try to
live a healthy, regular life,
He should try to acquire regular
totott? I that Is. »'C«P *««* e*tat .the
■■-.-«.,    ■  . "-'-,.   '        •"      ,l  ;
for Flowers, ohoice Pot Plants in
variety, Ornamental Trees and
Flowering Shrubs, also it ohoice lot
of Privet for hedges. Yon will find
my prices reasonable.
Nursery A Greenhouses,  comer of
Fifteenth and Westminster avenues'.
Tint Chbapkbt Plaob in thk Cry,
■ ■ ■ mmmmma*mxmamm**» . — ammmemmjmm
Mt. Pleasant
I. O. O. 9,
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19 meets every
Tuesdav at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,  Mt. Pleasant.
Sojonrniug brethren cordially invited
to attend.
NonLK GRAND-^Stanloy Morrison.
Recording Sborktary—H, Patterson, 180 Tenth avenue, east.
Alexandra Hive Ko. 7, holds regular
Review 8d an_ lth Tuesdays qf each
month in Knight* of Pythias Hall
Westminster avenne.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Oominauder_-Mrs. N. Pettipieoe,
, 28 Tenth avenue, enst.
Lady Record Keeper— Mjis. J. Martin,
Ninth avenue.
L. O. L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O, L„
No, 1843, meets the lit and
3d Thursday of eaoh month,
at 8 p. m , in the K. of P.
All    visiting   Brethren
cordially weloome.
J. Martin, W- M„ .
ltH Ninth avenuo, eaat.
Ralph 3 Cummlngs, Rec. Sec'y.,
2418 WMualnite' avenue.
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 11)^ Independent
Order qf Foresters moets 2d and 4th
Mondays qf each month at 8 p, in., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chirp Ranorr—A. Pengelly.
RECORUiua S-CRitary—M. J. Orehap,
S8r7 Prinoaas atreet, Oity,
Financial BRCHKTARY^Rftlph S. Cum-
mings, "Advocate" Offlaa, Mt. Pleasant
Vanoouver Council, Ma, <Ua, meet*
every %x\ uud 4th Thnwuiays of e«oh
month, in I  Q. 0. F„ Hall, Wort-
miuster avenue.
Sojourning Friends always weloome
E. R. Flewwelling. Ohio! Councillor
VA. OlUa.io atreet
Mrs, O. G. Kinnie, Recorder
848 Buvouih avonue, anal.
same hours every day and night, so
as tQ keep in perfect physical
Then he should make It a rule
every week to put by a certain
amount of his earnings and acquire
the habit of saving.
There are very few men who art.
not able to make a shilling, but the
making of the shilling is not the
most Important thing', It Is far more
Important to know how to »ve It,
Altoona, Pa,—While sitting ■»
his bench eking out a living with
hammer and awl, John Ellrnore, a
cobbler of this city, for twenty
vears has been revolving In his
brain a problem that he has finally
solved to his own satisfaction, and
that apparently Is destined to rcvo.
lnt-onl-e the question of pro hieing
heat. Ellrnore says has has discovered a method maklnty ashes
burn, and a practical demonstration
has convinced former sceptics, Ell-
more not only makes ashes burn
and produce heat, but he produces
considerably more heat from a
given quantity of ashes than cnn be
obtained from the same amount of
pure bituminous or anthracite coal,
DSP* Subscribers who fail to
get "The AdvJQiitc" ou, Sata.*.
day mor air. g please notii'y
^Vo&W^.   Telephone. Bt^cs
A report from eastern centres
says that Dame Fashion has a way
of centering her efforts on some
particular portion of the costume
and letting the other details take
care of themselves, as It were. This
year she has seen fit to emphasize
the sleeve, and to such an extent
that garments are actually dated by
their sleeves as this season's or
last's. After a year or two of talk
about narrow shoulders, we suddenly find ourselves in the midst
of an extremely long shoulder
fashion era, says the correspondent,
The French who have hithertofore
leaned toward the narrow shoulder
effects, are now leaders in the new
long shoulder movement,
There are scores of ways of at-
talning the long shoulder effect, all
oi which have their followers. The
smartest in appearance, but the
most difficult in reality, Is that accomplished by cutting the garment
with a long shoulder seam. Again,
we have garments, both coats and
waists, showing the sleeve cut in
one with the body. The greatest
difficulty In this latter style Is to
make it becoming to the wearer. It
is apt to indicate the shoulders as
sloping off too abruptly for beauty.
This, however, may be overcome by
attaching little caps run with feath-
erbone cord or tape to the upper
part of the sleeve lining, thus hording the sleeve tops out to a becoming breadth.
Quite the most novel of aU the
new sleeves presented this season
is that of lace inset under the extended shoulder line. The armhole
is left free and finished as though
the garment were to be sleeveless.
The inset sleeve of lace does not
contrast with the fabric of the waist
in color.
In an Imported coat that has just
reached these shores, the Inset lace
sleeves were particularly noticeable
because of their most unique shape.
The coat was of heavy white tussah
and reached just below the hip line.
The armholes were cut so large that
they reached the -wajjt line. Into
these were set full lace'-leeves that
in shape resemble-1 nothing so
much as a pair of men's riding
breeches. The straight portion
came at the top of the arm, the
sharply biased seam, being beneath,
so that all the fullness came under
the arm rather than on the shoulder, an exact reversion of regulation sleeve models, A sailor collar
heavily embroidered In soutache
with touches of gold and blue was
s*t in, not about the neck, but three
inches down on the shoulders, ending in the front with white silk tassels. Gold and pearl buttons a<J-J
another touch to the beauty of the
garment, . '
Among other garments just In
from Paris one notices ceremonious
costumes of silk and voile, the silk
material used for the coat, and the
voile for the skirt and bodice. Voile
more than holds Its own in fashion
favor this spring, Not only do we
find this In the plain colors, but in
every possible variation af checks
and stripes, and even in plaids of
the brilliant clan variety.
A very fetching fashion is that of
silk, or a striped voile, over a checked silk, The result ia not as bitarre
as It sounds, and when handled
with a llttle discretion is most at-
Soft draping materials of all
sorts prevail, Foulards, which have
been down and out for several
years, are strong In favor again and
will he welcome- hy women of a
practical ttirrt of mind, since nothing stands wear better, or will paek
hnlf so well for a iourney as a rood
satin foular*'. The new ro''gh
weaves in slllcs, tussahi an'1 mi-
gees are extremely smart. Plald-
ed patterns showing dull eblers. often a tan or soft %rty, are novel]
and in a properly designed costume
nwsi, stunning;. Lansdowrte, a«
old f-ivorite, in receiving -.pectnl attention. This i1'. i sll- unci ■■■'■>''
we-iv- and hns that jieetili'i half-
dull finish,\whic_h In Itself wo:*ld
ensure a material popularity in this
day, when the chiffon finish ii the
U-M a«d wd-all in fabric wetld.
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
Manufacturers' Samples of Children's Silk, Lace, Lawn and Nainsook
Pinafores. Manufacturers' Samples nre better than regnlar atooh, you
buy them at a big discount and get a larger variety.
Children's Japanese Silk Pinafores, worth $1.00 for 60o each
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139 Hastings street east.
Between Westminster and Columbia avennea. 'phone 877.
Have Fine Lots In
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2450 Westminster ave.
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The shades In lansdowne are especially delightful this season, the mixture of materials seeming to take
the fashionable colors most success-
NOTICE is h«rehy given that thirty
days after date, I intend to Apply to the
Honorable Chief CommUaiouer of Laud*
and Works, for a special Jjoense to out
and carry away timber fro.ni the fallowing desoribed lands situated In Bayward
District: North Bondenvquii Island.
situnte between North-end uf Bend and
Btwa Island, and containing 640 acres
more or lets.
Read Island, April 90,190T.
The persistent advertiser ia the chap
who wins ont Thia "occasional" ad
isn't really a very good business propoal.
CotM-mui'To So.
Wis*»*»!rttnntleewrlptlnnmtil ,
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4 bMutunmel:
wliOlnn ill aj
t»n AtnrooATR Is tbe best adverti»i**ig
OMdium wbevo it oiroahttfte. Tel, BM0&
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• <_KVO • • • N£JX>NUf
Is issued&S^
■*_*■   ** >v#-w -**•■ **«•* -•■ j. gomj, Vancouver.
»i-he Advooate" Rives aU tho Looal News of M*. PWsnnt from
week to week far $t 00 per year; tfa months Mtt, An lutei-Mlni*
BariMSlory la always kept mnuhigi the soleotions ta Woman's
Realm will nlways hs found tall Uiiereai Htup-Hi-<liiti< women t the
wiwwUaMMuis it'nua are always htsirht, sntoMalainn anil inxpirtnx
Hew -wrtv.U» m Ml, flwMsatl wltthmme %*aa\\j infi«uicd of the
c-WM.WM.lr-- iMttt Wl*' itj*it*WeJ lUti'IHiaHKl ih Vm\ h»^i«»«lii«* U
tWathsMiho ta "The <Vdv«e*HKu
\ The Function ot mn
v Advertisement
l7 \i first to th-HW attention «nd to leave ft ftivorefcl-i.
>T awd m far ft» poasible a Jasting impreusion.
^h The ftrst ae.rt pi'ini--.p"l f'Hhvt of ,\ vtwy prrfttt ('*"'l (>r 1'AirfVt'WjW
B i--. put ilirwly that of wlliniH.'o'MlR, ln>l ft* cjiti bleh)e»rr n worth.*
*\/ *r)eio-»J! i«iM>t>;riii#ed »' Ul rl-Uj—»'* matle lb-' (fmvrta nm l*fi ftiHwu
Jr lenowfl,   C,iritnn.««'H t'i« t f'<J**e \«'i*h wuiif. jd'":''f the (Win(rJ»i.»V
j***. s«>b, the nui_* kmiwiedfj" the li'tter   With ewijMarifm 1'ii^ir*1!!
V* by ,-i-fectiivii advi't+islnp, it s»j thon up tn t-*i»> KfilMinmi to du tno
\* reatswto I'!'i'i;l wx! b.v.piwrton.v im«1 a nhdlful pi<a<u-iitAiic'.n i'ii t|i(.
M WRi'efl Which 'hnnlfl be Up 10 all thm b«u hi<oi) HdvertiWHi..
**% THE: AOVOOATIt i* tb*? tost ftdwrtirtng
«k/ msdiutn for ve»ebing ,Mt Pknt-Rnt ?eopl«—iu
r gain then lavomWe ftttiention te yonr geoat anti
fr store.   ,".th "HistPg rat*» rw*Q«ftbl«*—not im ili«   wm \
\f PttWishcrp' (\8s0eifttit-tt high nttt ConbiM. tJ/
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■Farmers and 'farmers' wives say that
-ilealas are the handiest 'and most etfec
"i»o family medielne ever , discovered,
Yoa have Indigestion bad r Two bileana
.'j__<.n after each meal will rid you ol
CJ_i pains like magio I UonstlpaMon, per
—apt., is your trouble ? Bileans oure it
Mitliout causing a Bingle pane of grip-
anc t Headache, biliousness, heart trouble,
?.lies,   and   all    disorders    arising    from
auity    liver  and    stomach  action,    are
cared  quickly   and  surely   by  Bileans.
lira. V. Lavonture, of Beaumont, Al-
H-er.a, says,: "For over ten years 1 was
ailing—i'iiu— not sleep, had pains alter
food, constipation, headache, and seemed
without energy. A few boxes of -Bileans
__rave  me  back  my  health."
Ail druggists ii rid -stores sell Bileans
-i_t Mo per box. or from liilean Ou., To-
-onto, for: price.    6  box for $2.Mi.
"Relic of. the Romans Found.
T.ondon.—A beautiful teSselated Ro-
-lan pavement * was discovered at
Colchester during the leveling of a
new green for the Colchester Bowling
QAinard's  Liniment  Cures Colds,  ate.
Mrs. Griggs—So you managed to
"get to the - bargain counter for me.
Did yeju see anything real cheap
there ;.-
Griggs—Yes; I caught a glimpse of
myselF in a mirror.—Boston Transcript. •
Take two Beecham's Pills on retiring and avoid any ill effect*
from a late meal. Then you will
-deep soundly, awaken with a
<sl«ar head and a high opinion
-of the great stomach remedy,
tUId Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.
The Gambler *.. Hands.
"That man .is a 'night worker,'
probably a faro dealer," said a detective to a friend, as the tvo stood
on a street corner the other afternoon, while the person alluded to by
the detective passed by. "Know
him?" asked, tlie, friend- "Not
yet," replied the detective, "but I
may later." "How do you know he's
a faro dealer, then ?" "I don't know
it," was the reply, "but that he is
in sqme such business is evident from
the peculiar pallor of his face, which
you _may have notice^. You wouldn't
(Jet that particularJshadij-f *du worked in a bank or at a desk all day
long. It's the ai'tiucialvlisjit and the
bad ventilation that does it,' I gu6ss.
Keeping in the noise of the rattling
chips keeps out tlie air in most cases,
and those .dealers'work aa: steadily
and as -.regularly «s anybody else.
Perhaps you noticed, too, that his
hands were smooth ..and clean, in far
better cotjditioji .tfran.jpurs or mine,
or the awa^fe"Exiis,ineti-t!plan's. The
profession^..gainbWr may not like his
pallor, .but he . tf-kes^fcreat pride in
his hands."—Philadelphia Record.  ...j
A Recognized Regulator.—To bring
the digestive.'orgmirinftr symmetrical
working ''is ■ -.tiie amy Jvcf physicians
when - they find a parent suffering
from stomach irregularities, and for
this purpose theyican prescribe nothing bettajr, jjljjan Far.pielee'8 Vegetable
Pills.-- which}will.'bVfound- n ipleasant
medicine of surprising ' 'virtue in
bringing the refractory organs into
su-jection and restoring him to normal action,'.in which condition only
can they perform' their duties proper-
if. '"" ' •    '   r . ■:   -
An alumnus of St. Stephen's college
said of the late Bishop George F.
Seymour:'       - *'.-f •
Bishop Seymour founded St. Stephen's and we treasure here, many anecdotes about hia wardenship.
the bishop. was very fond of trees,
and one day, walking with a young
lady, he pointed out to her some of
the fine trees in the neighborhood.
She professed great interest and delight.   She cried:   '
"How the noble aspect of beautiful
trees stirs up the keenest ^motions of
the soul!" ' Then- patting a great,
rough- tree trunk, she went on, "You
superb, oak, wliat would you say if
you could talk' ?".
The bishop smiled.
'"I believe I can be his interpreter," he murmured. "He would probably say, 'I hog your pardon, miss;
I am. a beech.'—Rochester Herald.
. Indefinite.        ....
A well known New YOrS lawyer
says that in his earlier professional
days he was glad to expand his slender income by bill collecting. On
one -occasion he had a bill against a
man who, incidentally, has since
achieved a success which puts him
beyond the necessity of such an indefinite statement a he made on that
occasion. The youag lawyer found
him with his fee', propped up on his
desk, while he gfczed dreamily at the
ceiling through a cloud of tobacco
"But, really, sir, I must insist that
you give me some definite, idea as to
when you will . settle," the lawyer
said, after having been gently rebuffed,
The author consented to, low^r his
eyes arid to wave his pipe languidly.
"Why, certainly, sir—though there
seems ;to me to be a rather unnecessary commotion'ah jilt this, trifle," he
drnwWd.' *
"I will- pay the bill aS-soOn ns I
think of it after receiving1 the money,
.which a publisher will,pay me ip
.case he accepts the novel, which 'I
will write and send him juSt as soon
as I feel in an energetic mood1 after
a really good idea for a plot has occurred to me !"—Harper's Weekly.
:. ■ S'r««-il,'rl_tBSSB«WtS'
.    ThecheaiM-tgood
They do   shin-tie   is  tho"
costless   "Oshawa."Good
for a   century'a
weather-wear.. Guaranteed -
for 25 years without your ..
even painting—"Oshawa "
double-galvanized  shingles'-
need no  paint  to outlast
any   roofing   thero is.
Make roofs fire-proof,
too, — guaranteed   in
every   why   you want.
'Cheap in first cost M com-
mon wood shingles,   yet
more  durable than  slate.
Sold under a written guarantee ' that   really  means
something tei the buyer.
Ton cant
afford any
other kind
With a hammOT,
bay to .«* gnips, aBdhor*^ .
pnt on     sense   anybody..
can roof buildings
right with "Oshawa " GaK*   '
vaflized    Steel    Shniglea. ;.-4
They need no cleats.   They     y
lock on  all   FOUR  side-
Made in only one grade—
of 28-guage semi-hardened
sheet steel in the patented "Oshawa" way
Shingles are
aa investment, tot an
More than 100 farm
lightning buildings wero.
l-oof.too damaged in Ontario alone last year
by lightning. Not one of them
would have been harmed If
they'd been "Oshawa"-roofed.
These shingles insulate a building—make it saf eagainsteivery
•lament Lotus tall yoa what
it will coot yoa to roof the
•*0-__wa way.
" Get our fro;
book 'Hoofing Sight'
boon yon
Boof a rating
Of Oshawa
,y£_BB„,P        Iqndqn
Minard'. Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,-^My daughter, 13 years
old; wbb thrown from a sleigh and
injured'her. elbow so badly it remained 's ,■' and very painful for
three years. Four bottles of ivn-.-
*iK_ - i- '..i.M$NT completely cured
her and she has not been troubled
for two years,
.i... ' ¥ours truly,
J? B.  LlVKSQUli.
St.  Joseph, P.O., Aug., 1800.
"Why, William!" exclaimed Mrs.
Jorkins the other morning early, as
she met Jorkins at the door. "How
dare you come home in this condition
at this outrageous hour ? You promised faithfully that at New Year's you
would stop your loose conduct and
turn over a new"	
Catching at an extenuating suggestion he thought he saw in these words
Jorkins hastened to explain: "Thash
just it, Mari'. " I did turn over a new
one, but it belonged to tho loosh-
leaf syshtem."—Chicago News.
Good ingestion Should >.ait On
Appetite.—To have the stomacli well
is to have the nervous system well.
■Very delicate are the digestive organs, ln some so sensitive are they
thnt atmospheric changes affect them.
When they become disarranged no
better regulator is procurable' than
Pamielee'B' Vegetable Pills. They win
assist the digestiojj' so that the hearty
eater will suffer no inconvenience
and will derive all the benefits of
his food.
■ ■_ Xfi
Thought it Was Something Neiy.;
The bartender was from Boston':1
"Is this my whiskey ?" enquired
the patron, ns he tapped the bottle
the white-aproned expert had pushed
toward him.
The bartender smiled.
"That is your alcoholic distillate
from fermented grain," he replied.
The patron frowned,"-he said, "but
if you recommend this new stuff I'll
take a chance and try it."—Cleveland
Plain Dealer. ,
Health - ' and   Strength    Regained   by
Taking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
The after effects of H grippe are
more serious than the disease itself.
f Its. victims are left low spirited .and
^depressed; they are tortured with
headaches and backaches,; fever and
chills. It leaves the sufferer an easy
prey to bronchitis, pneumonia, rheumatism and often that most dreaded
of.- all diseases, consumption. For
the after effects of la grippe there
is' absolutely no medicine can equal
Dr. Williams Pink Pills. Every dose
helps make new, rich, red blood that
drives disease from the system, and
makes weak despondent men and women bright, cheerful and strong. Miss
Eugenie Donaldson, oi. St. Jerome,
Que., found a cure through these
pills after other remedies had failed
to help her. She says: "I took 'a
grippe and did not seem able to
shake it off. It developed into bronchitis; I coughed day and night and
grew so weak that I could hardly
move about. I tried remedy after
remedy, but as nothing seemed .to
help me I began to dread that consumption was developing and that
my case was incurable. A friend
urged me to try jr. Williams' Pink
Pills and following that advice I took
the pills faithfully, following the directions given for their, use. I am
thankful I did so for they fully restored my strength and; I have since
enjoyed perfect health. , I will always advise sick and ailing people
to give Dr. Williams' Piiik Pills a
trial for I firmly believe they will
find great benefit from their use."
Ri-i, red blood is the one thing
needed to maintain health and
strength. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
actually make rich, red. blood. That
is the reason of their great popularity in every country 'hi the world.
That is why they cure anaemia, general weakness, rheumatispvneuralgia,
indigestion, St. Vitus dance, partial
paralysis and the ills of girlhood and
womanhood, with all its»'-distressing
headaches. See that you,, get the
genuine pills with the full name "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People" in the wrapper around each box.
Sold by .all medicine dealers or by
mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes
for $2.50 from the Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.■••„
A number of railway men were
once discussing the question of accidents.
"The roads in Scotland," said one
i.%cial, "used to have a bad name,
indeed, in respect to accidents. No
one thought of embarking on a railway journey unless he had provided
himself with an accident policy of
"The famous Dr. Norman Macleod
was once about to set off on a long
journey through the Scotch country.
Just as the train was pulling out the
clergyman's servant put his head in
through the window and said:
"Ha'e ye ta'en an insurance ticket,
sir ?'
'"I have,' replied the doctor.
W-'Then,' replied'the servant, 'write
yeer name on it and gi'e it to me.
They ha'e an awful habit of robbin'
the corpses on this line."
The Dad—My _on, I want to tell
you that the secret of my success,
as it must be of any man's, is hard
work.    I	
Son—Sh! Dad, I don't care to
hear other people's secrets, and I am
too much of a gentleman to take advantage of information gained that
wa';. Say no more.—Cleveland Leader.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distemper.
"Our postman,".snys a Philadelphia
business man, "always rings our doorbell good a"nd hard when he leaves
any mail. He comes along, regularly
as clockwork at 8 a.m., but does not
always, leave mail for me, and, consequently, the doorbell doeB not always ring. When I want to get up
early I just? buy a postcard in the
afternoon and mail it to myself."
Before vou get
garments   all
Uie shrink
is   takenj
f keeps you com-
Piyas well as
' warm.because the 1.
^short fibres that'
i make some under-
\wear itch are taken ?l
out of Pen-
Angle wool.
wi1' \
£J      ..... ',— -
la a variety of fabrics, styles sad prfastj
In til iiias for women, maa and
«_.dr<_, and gu_a_eed by your owa dealer.
W.    N.     U.    Na. 626.
It is Wise to Keep the Nervous System in
Full Health and Vigor by Using
Dr. Chase's* Nerve Food.
The leading artist of a great JNew
York newspaper committed suicida
recently because on his return home
he found his apartments in disorder,
the painters and decorators being in
This is an illustration of overwrought nerves leading to insanity,
and, whatever may be the last straw
to 'unbalance" the mind, there can be
no. doubt' that exhaustion of the
nerves is always a cause of mental
Diseases of the nerves are common
to, all walks of life, and the earlier
symptoms are sleeplessness, nervous,
headaches, loss of memory, inability
to concentrate the mind, indigestlpn,
tired, languid feelings,, discouragement and despondency.
Dr. Chase's i\erve Food cures diseases of the nerves in the only natural way, by actually increasing tne
amount of nerve force in the body.
By its regular and persistent iise
the most severe forms of nervous exhaustion, such as partial paralysis,
prostration, and locomotor ataxia, are
thoroughly and completely cured.
Mrs.  J.   Hatcher,    224  __herbroo~e
street, Peterboro', Ont., and whose
husband is a mo.uer at the Hamilton Foundry, states:
"1 had an attack of inflammatory
rheumatism, which 'ett me in a very
rundown state of health, and in faot
my whole nervous system seemed exhausted and worn out. 1 could not
sleep, and at times the pains in my
head were almost unbearable. As a
rseult of these symptoms 1 was unable to attend to my housework, arid
felt miserable most of the time. Un
the advice of a. friend 1 began using
Dr. .Chase's Nerve Food, end can say
that it has proved a very great benefit to me. 1 am able to do my own
work now, and feel stronger and
healthier than i have for years, 1
can truthfully state that this is due
to the use of Dr-. Chase's Nerve Food,
which 1 consider a great healtn
If you would feel Btrong and well
and avoid all the ills and weakness-
sq common at this Beason, -enricu
your blood nnd revitalize your nerves
by the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve
Fpod, 50 cents a box, 6 boxes for
$2.50, at all dealers or Edmanson,
Bates & Co., Toronto.
No  One  Suited.
"It's too bad about young Gold-
rocks and the girl he is engaged to.
Neither of them is good enough for
the other." "Why do you think
that ?" "I've been talking the matter over with both families."—Milwaukee Sentinel.
Pile Terrors Swept Away.—Dr. Agnew's Ointment stands at the head aa a
reliever, healer and sure cure for Piles
ln all forms. One application will give
comfort in a few minutes, and three to
six days' application according to directions will cure chronic cases. It relieves
all Itching and burning skin diseases In
a day.   SB  cents.—79
The Boy—Please, sir, I've come for
the i,ob of errand boy at this shop.   ;
Trie Boss—But I don't want an errand boy.    I've got one already.
The Boy—No, you ain't, sir. He's
just bin run over by that cab over
Towne—She says you're "an impertinent cad." What have you said
or done ?
Browne—Nothing; that's the trouble. When we were out walking yesterday the wind blew her heir about
her face most becomingly, and she
said, "I know I'm a perfect fright."
I didn't say a word.—Philadelphia
Minard's Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.
•: "You are a. liar," declared a member of the Constitutional convention.
"You "are another," retored the accused. . ..
"Gentlemen, gentlemen," expostulated the ChaiY mildly, ".fust pair, and
let us haye peace." — Philadelphia
Ledger. ff
Mother (iraves* Worm Exterminator ha_- no equal for destroying
worms in children and adults. See
that you get the genuine when purchasing.
Young Husband—Don't you think,
darling that my smoke is likely to
spoil the curtains ?
Young Wife—You are the best and
most considerate husband that ever
lived, dear.    Of course it would.
Young Husband—Well, then, you
had better' take them down.—Illustrated  Bits.
Hot Shot.
With our foreman at home shot
three times, a printer in the Blount-
ville jail half-shot, another in the office not worth shooting, the Comet is
issued under great difficulties this'
week.—Johnson City (Tenn.)   Comet.
Thos. Sabin of Eglinton, says: "1
have removed ten corns from my
feet with Holloway's Corn Cure."
Reader, go thou and do likewise."
Berlin  to  Vladivostock.
Berlin, — The'first^overland mail
from here to the Far East since the
outbreak of the war between Japan
and Russia left Berlin recently for
Vladivostock, which city is to be
reached in 17 days. Thence the mail ■
will be shipped to Nagasaki, Japan,
arriving there two days later, and
reach Shanghai, China, 48 hours after
wards, making 21 days' transit from
Berlin to Shanghai.
Yoa cannot possibly hare
a better Cocoa than
A delicious drink and a sustaining
food. Fragrant, nutritions and
economical. This excellent Cocoa
maintains the system in robnst
health, and eoables it to resist
winter's extreme cold.
Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers
In i-lb. and i-lb Tins.
only logical method for the cura
of Stammering. It treats ths
CAUSE, not merely ths HABIT,
and ' Insures natural speech.
Pamphlet, particulars and references sent oh request.
'   Berlin, Ont., Can.
when decorated with
Alabastine have a lustrous
richness.    Our illustrated
'book, "Homes, Healthful and Beautiful,"
tells why Alabastine is the most durable
of all wall-coverings—how it destroys
disease germs, and how you can decorate your home with Alabastine at much
less cost than with any other material.
Send tan cants for a copy of "Homes, Healthful
and Beautiful," with many dainty, new ideas
for the decoration of your horns.
Alabastine is sold by hardware and paint dealers
everywhere—a 5 pound package for 50 cents.
THE^^. a»k i°™ •*•«'•' '°r tint "*''■       I*EVER S0LD m BULE'-
. . ,  .   . 'y—
WAS there ever a boy, or girl,
either, who didn't like peanuts?
If there was. I am sure Polly
Ei ans has never met him. What fun
would a circus be without a baa or two
of peanuts to feed the animals, two-
leg.jed and four?
How many of you really know more
about this delicious nut, except that it ls
so mighty good to eat that when we get
eturU'cI it ia very hard to stop? ;
Some children would not even know
what you meant lf ybfi went down to a
stand nntl asked for five cenj—' Worth of
fresh roasted peanuts. Por they perhaps call them groundnuts or goobers
or earth nuts or plndars, according to
the part of the country ln which they
live. You see, the peanut is a plant of
many names.
say next summer, when Inclined to get
cross. "This ls good peanut weather."
It will make you feel more cheerful.
Did you ever think what a lot of work
lt takes to have this peanut crop, of
which Americans are so fond that they
use-from 4,000,000 to (,000,000 bushels a
year? ' '
First, the ground must be weeded very
carefully; then early in October, as soon
as the nuts show, they are ripe, the
farmer runs a plow Under each' row to
cut oft. the main root*. Then he pulls
Up the vines all covered with nuts and
heaps them ln*_great piles, seven or eight
feet high, around a stake. Not for thres
or four weeks are the nuts ready to bs
picked off. ,      " '
Nor does this picking end the work.
All  thu*  millions  of  shells  must  be
Playthings Made of Peanuts
Did any ot you ever see great nelds
of peanuts growing on thick green,
hairy stems about two feet high? After
the flower has fallen the stem which
supports lt bends down till it pushes Into
the ground, where tbe fruit or pod develops.
The peanut's native home Is down ln
Brazil, but soon after South America
wsb discovered lt was taken back by the
explorers to Europe, and every one there
found lt so good lt was soon cultivated
In all the warm countries. For the peanut, you must know, loves an early
spring and' a hot, moist summer. As this
ls just the kind of weather that makes
boys and girls feel cross and growl over
the humidity,  you  must remember  to
sorted, the broken and discolored ones
thrown away, and the others cleaned
and polished. Thousands of boys and
girls earn their living by getting the
peanuts ready and packed up to send all
over America and Europe for tbe roasting machine.
Nice, hot roasted nuts are not the
only way we can use peanuts. Some
people ln Europe press the oil out of
them to use for a salad dressing, and
then the meal ls fed to cattle or pigs.
Who doesn't like peanut butter sandwiches? Peanut soup ls very nourishing,
while peanut toys and dolls are such
sport to make that you mutt be sure to
make some of these. \
mtktxegtkj*. ****^*e***t*x**l'*+mr****m***Xe** jajt
«F_EARIE ME, this town Is get-
IJ ting »o disgraceful dirty, I'll
***T have to ask Mr. Mayor to get
out a conjunction against the soot."
said Polly, with such a funny Imitation .
of what the children called "Aunt Sue's
club meeting manner" that mother
laughed heartily.
"What's the trouble, child, thst the
soot bothers you? Hob nurse been doing
too much scrubbing to hands?"
" 'Taln't that, mother, "though it le horrid to have some one say flfty-leventy
times a day, 'Oh, such dirty little paws.
Jest scamper off and give them a both;'
but it's my children's clothes! My
washes is awful! Violet Rose and Adeline can only wear a white dress once,
while Babklns will break me up if I try
to keep him sweet and clean.
,   "Cook ls cross when I only ask her to
N THE month ,of September, ' at the' time
of full moon, devout
. Japanese villagers are
.accustomed to wend
their pilgrim way, by
moonlight, along
.beautiful, wind! n.g
' paths, to tbe ancient
shrines on the mouii-
.talntops and there
*make their.pious offerings to the moon..
One such shrine
stands on the top of
Usui Pass, ■ By tho
pass for many, many,
centuries—Indeed, up
to a brief half century ago—passed and
repassed east and
west the armed cavalcades of warring
-Samurai Poor 8am--
urai! Their day Is
over. No longer are
they to be seen crossing Usui in pursuit of enemy or support of friend. For
now they must follow the paths of
peace with the rest of rlieir countrymen.
One evening we join-d the pilgrimage
to the shrine on Hs'ul Pass, and near
the top we came te a village, where we
halted for a view of the misty, moonlit
valleys at our feet and the black, rugged mountains beyond and about us. We
could almost touch the sealike clouds
that broke about the mountain peaks,
and almost see the silver streams that
wound their way among the hills. '
Climbing a long flight of steps, we
came to an old temple, from which Is
the finest view of alf. It Is uninteresting to look at, this bare Shinto temple,
with no burnishing save a polished
metal mirror and a bronze bell, which
worshipers. ring when they come to do
homage to their ancestors.
But tt has a monument—one rude,
moss-grown stone set up on another
and larger stone, with an Inscription In
Chinese Characters too old and worn to
read—and about this monument the following legend runs:
There lived long, long ago a warrior
King, and this King had the misfortune
to offend one of the Jealous gods, who
Immediately decreed that the King must
die unless he could find a friend to die
in his- stead.   Now, the King waa not
afraid to die, but he knew that his life
was more valuable than most mens
lives. So he called his comrades about
him and asked which one of them was
willing to give up his lite to save ths
King's. One after another he asked, but
although every last man was a mighty,
warrior and ready to die if need be in
the midst of battle, not a single one of
them could be found who was willing
to give up his life in place of the King.
4 Mli?
Down From the Cliff
The King then wept bitterly, aad Itt
chanced that the Queen came upon him.
as he grieved.
"Why are you so sorrowful?" sbe>
asked. . And when he told her, she, too,
wept and-mourned; but a little later she-
' recovered her composure and begged ber
lord to attend a feast which she intended preparing for him.
The royal   tents were  found  pitched
close by  a cliff which   overhung   tbat
sea, their silk banners fluttering In tb*
breeze.   Here, to the minor music of the
.koto, the Kfng.and his comrades feasted,
.and conversed, the Queen sitting by he-
lord dressed In royal brocade that was.
embroidered all, over with cherry flowers
'  and  golden  peacocks  and blue  waterfalls, while ln her hair she wore a golden
. comb.   After the meats and other heavy
. | foods  came  rich  dainties,   which  were:
spread before them  on the beautifully
lacquered     tables—dried     persimmon*,,
bean   pasle,   sweetmeats   moulded  Into,
the shape of gay chrysanthemums and
rose petals and stars, and bowls of rice-
made sake, which the warriors lustily
Then the Queen stole unnoticed froir
the scene of reVelry and made her way
alone to the top of the cliff which overlooked the sea.
Here she gazed at the sun slowly setting amidst a blaze of glorious gold.
"Royal Hike myself !'r murmured ttae^
Queen, "and though setting now, 'twill
rise again. So, though I die, shall I not
live again, because I have saved the life
of my lord?"
She was young and strong and happy.
and life was sweet to her; but great
love gave her courage to die. And so.
when morning came and they searched
for her, no sign of the Queen did they
And, until, at last, far down on the.
sands at the foot of the cliff, they came
upon her golden comb.
And then the King knew that the
Queen had given up her life, a sacrifice for his; and he mourned for her bitterly many weary daye, and made a sad
pilgrimage to this very temple on t—_
way. to Usui Pass; and here he erected
this monument, and on It Inscribed the-
story of the noble death of his Queen.
Then, gazing over the plain below, he-
said thrice In a melancholy voice, "A-su—
ma wa ya!" lAlas! my wife) and fronr-
this eastern Japan came by Its nam*,
"Is that so?" said mother. "Suppose
you go and look and perhaps some one
else will be 'sprlBed!"
Sure enough! there In the nurtery was
the cunnlngest, mosicomplete washing
set, a gift from mother, toho had taken
pity on Cook Norah.
Polly immediately decided to have a
washing party, to get all her" children's
clothes clean at once. .    .
Mary, Nettle and Bess came In from
next door, and even Polly's, brother
Tom decided to help
Such a splendid wash day as it was.
No cross laundresses were found there
to growl about "the big wash."
Nora was so pleased with the new arrangement she gave them all the soap
and blue and starch they wanted.
Polly made a splendid lather and
scrubbed away with a will; 'Tom fasten-
A BATH ROOM got up In all white—
from celling to floor covering—ls
a delight to the woman who has
plenty of time or assistants to keep that
room la exquisite order. If she has
neither, let her choose -Instead a blue
and white room, which Is almost as
clean looking and a great deal easier to
keep ln order.
For the walls use one of those papers
which have an oilcloth finish. .This, if
properly hung, can be wiped off with a
damp cloth as often as spots or soil
make it necessary. Very pretty ail
white or cream white paper—absolutely
plain except for Its polished surface-
comes. White oilcloth paper, with markings of pale gray, which divide Into
delicate patterns, makes a hanging for
an uneven wall that ls better than a
plain paper, yet which doesn't take at
all, for some peculiar reason, from the
general impression of all white.
Some of the new oilcloth papers imitate tiling so perfectly that It needs a
close glance to tell the difference, especially those ln blue and white, with
the ''ny patterns copied directly from
tiler- And the beauty about fixing a
bath room, in blue and white is that
the woodwork can be left unchanged,
while for an all white room it must be
sandpapered until every bit of the colored paint is off, then given a good
coat of white paint, followed by a
coat of enamel. If you are careful about
the sandpapering, the white paint will
look as though nothing else had ever
been upon the woodwork. Yet the
walls, white all the way down to the
floor, effect a perfect transformation of V
the room.
Your bath tub should be. of course,
of porcelain, to carry out the idea of
the room in its prettiest fashion; but if
you've the old-fashioned kind, in its setting of wood, remove the paint from
that wood, as well as from the surbase,
and paint nnd enamel it, too. Treat the
tub with the sort of enamel especially
prepared for Just such work. Don t use
the ordinary enamel paints for such
work hs painting a tub, whatever you
do. It has a. way of coming off in
streaks and spots.
White wood for the floor shows every
mark too readily to prove satisfactory,
yet some very attractive rooms have
had the floor painted white like the rest
of the room. A better way is to cover
lt with white oilcloth, or, If possible,
to match oilcloth and oilcloth paper exactly. White bath rugs suspiciously
like Turkish towels, but mighty comfortable, for all that, or those interesting ones evolved by artistic workers
from apparently the crudest of materials—white woven rags—make inexpensive and easily cleaned rugs. But
don't get anything that is heavy.
Everything .should be of a kind that
will plump Into a tub and wash, instead of getting so heavy the instant
IC gets in the water that an ordinary
cleaning is  practically  impossible.
For a blue and white room, those
blue and white bath rugs are as satisfactory as anything could be.
Nickel fixtures are less expensive and
more easily kept ln order than those of
brass, while those combinations of
glass and nickel give a pretty llttle
light touch to the room.   Glare shelves.
mounted witb nickel, hold brush and
comb and hand glass; glass bars, also.
mounted with nickel, make splendid-
towel racks, and soap dishes and sponge
racks, and a thousand and one hall''
necessities, half luxuries, come in some
form of glass, with supports and trimmings of the nickel.
• Duplicates of nearly all of these little
things come made of-metal or of hardwood, enameled in white, for that all!.
white room. With them are used whites
china or heavy white crockery.
Of course, there are hundreds of things
made for the extravagantly pretty batik
rooms which are built Into new, beauti-
ful houses—exquisite tiles made ta lit
together, something after mosaic- designs, into patterns which a single tiloj
out of place would mar; sets ot silver1
and of silver and crystal, which ara
quite In keeping with the beautiful tiled
rooms wl ich tbey are intended to
grace, and even exquisite marble statuettes made to put Into tiny alcoves and
corners (set around with mirrors) by
way of decoration.
And, ..-.sides, there is an indescribable
number of bath contrivances, from those
rooms litti.il with a bath sunk in the
floor and approached by steps to the
simplest of shower bath makeshifts—a
sort of tubing which fits on to an "?dl- .
nary spigot.
But for the ordinary bath room, per •
haps papered* in some "left-over" paper,
perhaps dark and tiny—a sort of eyesore ■
'■o the housekeeper who takes a genuine
pride in every other part of her house— -
oilcloth papers' and a treatment of ax.
simple, color pcheme carried avt 1«_
every detail make a delightful change.
Women? Ways of Making Money'-News Writing
Experts Tell of the Requirements for Success
Several Incidents of Polly's Washday
please to wasji my children's things.
Bhe shoos me out of the kitchen and
savs, 'Bejabers, do ye think lv'ry day
in the wake should be Monday?' "
"Too bad," said mother. "This laundry
question Is a serious one. Why not do
your own washing?" .
"Why, Mother Gwynne, as if I could!
Norah would just take the broom to
me and 'call the cop' right off. She d be
so mad to have me botherln' 'round.
She'd chase me awful!"
"I'm afraid she would," laughed
mother; "but I was not thinking of the
stationary tubs in the laundry; the play
room ones will do better, I'm sure.'
"Why. Mother Gwynne, as lf there
was tubs 'in the play room! I'm Jest
•«Drised at you."
ed up the line for Mary tp hang out
the clothes; Nettie carried back the dry
garments for Bess to iron on the new
table, while baby Willie sat by the
stove, on which the irons were heating,
cuddling Violet Rose and the other chll-
dren.ithat they .did not take cold, since
all their clothes had gone to the wash at
once. »
When the washing and ironing were
finished and every doll dressed in fresh,
clean clothes, they all looked so lovely
lhat mother waa brought to see them.
"I knew Nora was Just cross," Polly
said. "Why, waBhlng ls splendid, and
not 'blue Monday' at all. I'm goin' to
have my whole family wear white all
the time, so every day can be wash,
r By Cynthia Westover Alden
Copyright, IMS, by A. 8. names'ft Co.
one woman writer who has been
admitted to the press galleries of
the Congress of the United
States, suys:
"A newspaper woman must be blessed
with good common sense; not uncommon
sense, for then she will want to go on
the managing editor's desk the first
thing. She must have powers of observation, command of good newspaper
English—not dictionary English, lf you
pie.—e—and be able to Bit down in the
middle ~U m cyclone to note ber impressions of tne Millie. *
"Bhe must \t>v «ound health, a good
Temper, nn«ees\ .<*!, above all things,
must learn ta r**-n u_t she is a woman,. When ahe'ui**T-- v<sfk among men
at men's work, t Ao not mean that she
.must be unwornar.ly. Nothing would do
more harm than that. But if a man
wants to smoke In her presence when
she Is at work, or keep his hat on, or
take his coat off, or put his feet on
the desk, or do any of the things which
she wouid order him out of her parlor
for doing, she must remember that lt
aU goes with tho place she ls in. When
the meets that man at a reception, they
both can put on their cast-Iron society
manners with llielr evening dress. She
must not ape mannish actions or she
Will make herself thoroughly disliked.
"Men like womanly women, but still
they don't want any 'clinging vine' business about a newspaper office. If a
woman will only be natural—unless nature has made her -very disagreeable—
and use common sense, she will get
along all right; but lf she does otherwise, she will complain all the time, as
so many would-be newspaper women do,
that the newspaper men treat them
badly. There never was a newspaper
man mean to me ln all my experience,"
Mrs. Ida Hustcd Harper, one of the
beat newspaper women In the United
States, gives her views as follows:
"The longer one ls engaged In newspaper work the more fully she. recognizes the truth of tbe assertion, 'There
Is no training, no acquisition, nor' form
of knowledge or experience which Is not
useful to the beginner In Jourii._iem,
and to the lifelong practitioner,' She
never 'knows It all,' except when' she
begins in her 'profession.' lf, however,
we may particularize as. to a few of
the leading requirements, the sine qua
non, we will say that before the practical experience begins, there must be
the foundation of a fair education, an
understanding of spelling, punctuation,
syntax, the construction-of sentences.
If to this Is added a more extended
knowledge of rhetoric, purer and stronger English will he the result.
Leading Requirements."
VThe rule adopted in many of our
large offices, to accept no copy which
Is not ln typewriting, makes a knowledge of this art a necessity; while she
who sdds that of stenography is doubly
equipped, and will find both of the greatest advantage.
"Some time ago I received a letter,
ungrammatlcal and badly spelt, from
a young woman desiring an interview.
When she came she stated that she had
left school and decided to take up
'Journalism.' After I had explained to
her that she could not hope to do so unless she acquired a better education, she
nuiil 'Well, I've been trying to decide
whether to be a writer or get married,
luua-t*.—«u_ui_>a-u_.   a,, »fca _u_teot_» mar
riage,  tbat popular  refuge  for lncou»
petent women.  ■
"The woman who wishes to be a news-
fiaper reporter should ask herself lf rt« -
B able to toll from eight to fifteen hounr .
a day, seven days in the week; for this
may be required of her. is she willing;
to toke whatever assignment may to-
given; to go wherever sent, to accomplish what she Ib delegated to de, et
whatever risk, or rebuff, or Inconvenience; to brave all kinds of weather; ta .
give up the frivolities of dress that
women love, and confine herself lo a.
plain, serviceable suit; to renounce practically the pleasures of social life; tc
gut her relations to others on a b_tineee-
asis; to subordinate personal deatrwa
and eliminate the 'ego'; to be careful
always to disarm prejudice against and.
create an impression favorable to women In this occupation; to expect no favors on accounl of sex; to submit —_
work to the same standard by which at
man's is judged?"
Journalism proper, as a field for tte
activities of women, offers many ire-
wards, objective and subjective. At the.
beginning, let me explain what 1 mean,
by journalism proper. I ean only repeat
what I have said over and over again.
when asked my opinion on this subject.
It ls not the mere writing of plec,_v
for the weekly, monthly or daily newspaper, or the mere drawing of a salary
In a position held by strictly extrinsic.,
pull or Influence. It Is the conscientious,
continuous earning of a living, as re-
porter or editor, in the collection or-
handllng of dally news. The objective
rewards, summarized, mean an hoi—et,
reasonably liberal maintenance. The -
subjective rewards, summarized, m_an
a perpetual broadening of the Intellect—
u—V.-ini a-tfnuttU b;r!son of the Worker-
... '•>''
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-April 30,1807—
On-fiO-« int. on Thirteenth avenue,
f*Wf.:«8«sh jS-Sfl-- good buy.
Otto 42.lt cornetf lot on Westminster
avenue I.•tfttMH'. et-h Ht9.60,
Dottfcls eorfier en Tenth avellue;
price, iji.ipo. f-sah (JG6U.
two ohoioe lota on  _ftalh avebbe;
J rice on terms al.6M,-*htt000,bob_ice
andlSmoht-s; price Ml o_jh »1.M5.
' these aft) very desirable low.
two 28-ft. lots, % block from W^t-
minster svoauh, f«80.
8 lfts oo W^tminater avenue, comer,
■ t»,m.
Sixteenth weaue, o lots, 60_1»0, |600
Cornel., 6QM00, Ninth atenue, 18.000.
LOTS iu South Vancouver, 4 minutes
from cafHUOi corner lota #850, inside
lots 1800.
%m, *475 and IliOO each—halt   cash.
These lota are high and level.
$1 500
i buys a fine lot on Lome street.
' The Quest location on this street.
* Buy UOW before the price gobs
' up I $800 oash, b&lattt- 6 ahd 12.
$4*500, % cash-—will buy
44* ft* front on
Westminster ave.
Good business property.
S-rconi Cottage, new and modern, on
Ninth ave&ttb.  east;    $1600,    terms.
First-elat- b*y.
^_ Choiee AbH* ileal? city t suitable to
2 sub-divide;  good  btiyt   favorable
'*** terms.
Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good business
property. Increasing in
value all the time, For
Bale exclusively by
127x545 Pt.
Making 15 88-ft. lots and 1 50 .t. lot
on the North Arm road—near
the City.
l^-bl-ck from
Wtstt-ttister «-Vt__e.
Ftbced ba thret sides.
Ready for sodding.
Price $1,550.
Good buy fof HomeSite.
UnxK. Whitney, "Advocate"
Office, Mt. Pleasant.
Local Advertising IOo a line eaoh issue,
-isplay Advertising $1.00 per inoh
tier month.
Notices fof Churoh afid Society Entertainment-, Locturc*. Mo.,   wubris
tbe 6nJKCT 18 Tt> ItA16K KttNKT
will be charged fot.
All Advertisements are run regularly
and Charged fof until Ordered they
bo discontinued.
Transient   AdVwtiltert   toust  pay   In
Notices ot Births, Mhrriages, ahd Deaths
published tree of fchafge.
Lemonade Sets
LIQUEUR Btttm      (From $1 60 to $8.00.)
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ed- 004 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
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The Jury unanimously
agree tbat the
is made by
Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to W,D, Mnir.)
2414 Westminster avenue, Mt. .Pleasant
'Phone 448.
Mt. Pleasant
Jewelry Store
AU kinds of Watch, Clock
and Jewelry repairing done.
First-Class Wofkmanship.
Satisfaction guaranteed^
3456 Westminster avenue.
Boot antl Shoontaklng
and Repairing done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2464 Westminster avenue.
Mt. Pleasant
/       is Now Open!
We extend • cordial
invitation to every
one to oall uid see
onr Studio, nnd the
Work we An,
We haVB everything thnt is new
in Photography.
Northern Bank Buildiug, Ninth nvenno.
List Your Property
with Mrs. R. Whitney,   3460
Westminster avenue.
There ia *. great demand for
vacant lots.
There is a great  dettiand for
hoUces to tent.
Residential property is also itt
great demand.
List your property now.
_0_r Property With
Mrs. R. Whitney,   8460   WeatmittltfW
avenuo, "Advooate" Offiw,
Beautiful -.bring Hats, latest stylos at
Mrs. W. W. Mefkley's. .
______,0:_____.      1
Mrs. Dan McLeod  of Fifth   avenue
east, Will not receive until further notice
1   '.et ——--
Mrs. Robt. M. Robson ahd ohlldren
have returned from a six months absence, visiting relatives in Ontario.
.—u__   ;b!   I
Mr. aud Mrs, G. G. Orttgg have sold
their home Thirteenth avenue, to Mr.
Matchelt, late of Red Deer, Alberta, and
have moved to theii. new residence on
Sixth Hear Columbib.
The little fouf-year-old daughter of
Mr. And Mrs. R. H. Dnke of Ninth avenue, fell aud broke her arm on Monday.
The little girl was running across a
room and tnpped over a cushion.
Mr. j. D. Christmas late of Nelson,
B. O, bas assumed the management ot
the M.A.W.Dfhg Store on Mt.Pleasant,
formerly filled by Mr, Chas. E. Netherby lately resigned. Mr Christmas is a
first-class drtlggist, and personally very
popular in his late position at Nelson.
.—_ _s|B:-"lrul-|
BOY WANTED at the M. A, W.
Drug Store
■ -T-- i   -T-to: __-
Mrs Watson, Provincial Organiser,
organized the Mt. Pleasant W. C. T. U.
on Wednesday the 10th at the home of
Mrs O. H. Smith, and regular meetings
will be held on the 3d and 4th Tuesday
of every month. President, Mrs. G. H.
Smith; Corresponding Secretary, Mrs.
Russ; Recording Secretary, Mrs. Curtis;
Treasurer, Mrs, Clark.
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"The Advocate" wisbes any • oareless-
tiesH iu delivery reported to the Office,
telephone B1406.
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A fine lint of" lots, residential, business and acreage
property to offer buyers. All our listed property
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Wood Yard
F. W. ST0NE/ Prop.
ALL KINDS OF Sixth and
MILLWOOD. Willow streets.
Telephones 2846 and nl695.
Notb : this is not the X-Ray, as this machine is one of the latest discoveries.
The Rays of this Machine ls a Microbe Destroyer ahd perfectly harm loss:.   It cures or
relieves paint ului diseases almost in.tantly. skill Cancer. Kkln Diseases, Weak and
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Many disagreeable symptons removed aa by maglf..
Call or wrltei Jou wont be disappointed.      .^.
Hours 1 to 9 p. m. 681 Ninth nveflue west, near Bridge street.
Miss Maud Amos wai surprised by a
number of her young friends at the
home of her parents on Dufferin atreet
eaat, Friday evening last. Mist
Amos received and etaieitained
her guests mo_t cordially. Musio,
games and refreshments contributed tp
the pleasure of the evening. Present:
Misses Vera Fenton, Mattd Fraser,
Edna Green, Bella Morton, Edna Mo-
Whinnie Graoe Kent, Messrs. Billy
Crocker, Frank Johnson, Harry Flem-
ining, Willie Kerr, George Mitchell,
Andrew Graham.
The MlMM Borrit entertained at
a very pleasant party on Thnrsday eveuing last, at the home al their parents
Mr. and Mrs, Oscar BM-ltt, Twelfth
avenne. In It game of "Progressive
Advertizements" Miss Edith Thompson
won 1st prim. Present! Miss Sim, the
Misses Thompson, Miss Morrison, Miss
Shyder, Mien Collins, Misa MoKane,
Messrs. F. Phillips, H. Morrison, Bert
Bntchart, S. Morrison, Rev. A. K.
Hetheriugton, MessrSi Armstrong, Mr,
Trouse of New Westminster, Mr and
Mrs. T. Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. E.
-»'-The Advocate" is alwayB pleased
to receive from its renders any items uf
local in-rent such as notices of people
visiting on Mt. Pleasant or of looal
residents visiting outside points, all
social affair?, churoh and lodgo, nows,
births, marrias.ee, etc.
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% doors from Hotel
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|la yoar; 60c for 6 mon ths'
Advottise in "Ths Advooate,"
f »«■»_.,. |».»<S   i
if connected with ottf Gas Mains will refit better atlil is more
readily sold.   Poodle who have need Gits for cooking find it a
hardship to go back to coal ahd wood stoves.
It is a pleasure to show our up-to date appliances.   Give ns
tt call.
Vancouver Cos Company*
Ofhok : corner of Cnrl-nll and Hastings streets
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