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Mt. Pleasant Advocate
Devoted to th- interests of Mt. Pleasant __d South Vancouver.
_BTABLISHED  AFRI- 8TH,   1-99.     WHOLE NO.  420.
Mt. Pleasant,   V*Nt'0-VB«,   B. C.   S_tu__ay,   Mat   4,    1907.
(Ninth Year.)   VOL. 9, No. 4
Local Items.
aAlNIiKSiL, and by the most Skillful Operators known to the
profession. Our Specialists' are all Graduates, Lkcensed
COLUMBIA. We give you a Written Protective Guarantee for
10 years witli all Dental Work.
147 Hastings St.    . Telephone 1S60.
Office Honrs: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;  Sundays 9 a. in.,   to 2 p. m.
Among the few articles of
jewelerv that are worn by
men are the heavy, plain or
chased, nil gold Signet Rings
with the initials or crest engraved.
Let ns show you our colleo-
-on of i' me Signets
just received from our factory. They range from the
smnll billies' ring to the extra
heavy gentlemen's ring that
will stand the .toughest use-
age, ,
Jewelers & Diamond /Merchants
Coruer Hastiugs and Granvi.le Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,
Managing Direct-r.
For   local  nows subscribe    for  THE
ADVOCATK onlv *1 for 12 months.
After Grippe Tonic
Flint's Syrup of
Tones up the system
nnd mo^fs you feel
good.    Large bottle
M. A. W. Co.
nt. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.      Free Delivery.
Ol_-$es for advett-et-ehts sfoould be
in before Thursday uoou to insure their
Davidson & Stark, tbe Mt. Pleasant
Photographers, are making the popular
Stamp Photo.
Mrs. Albert Houess of Victoria, is
the guest of Mrs. Joseph Toys, 102
Seventh avenue.
The many friends of Mrs. Ternan,
Eighth avenue, Will be pleased to learn
she is recovering from a very serious
illness of acute pneumonia. Mrs.
Ternan has been very ill for three weeks
Evangelist J. L. MoComb will preach
in the morning, subject: "The Soul
Neglected." In the evening Mr. G H.
Morden will preach.
Miss Powell of Victoria, visited Mrs.
R. Wbitney this week. Miss Powell
came over to meet her mother who returned on Wednesday from a year's
visit with her daughter Mrs. F. C.
Davidge of Toronto.
SPRING ITEM.—Lawn Mowers
sharpened aud repaired at Grny's Bicycle & Repair Shop, 2818 Westm'r ave
Mr. nnd Mrs. M. H. Gibson and little
son, of Minneapolis, are visiting their
aunt and ancle Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Morrison, 2644 Quebec street. Mr. aud
Mrs. Gibsou purpose spendiug the
summer in Vancouver.
All kinds—all prices.   Air-tights from $3.50 np.
in fact, everything for the home.
We are always pleased to have you call and inspect our stock
. A. nett, Ltd. HARDWARE STORE*
New Spring
2415 Westminster avenue
4 Mt. Pleasant.
We now have a nice variety   } |
of New Boots and Shoos for
Men,   Boys',   Ladies'   und   j i
" 11
See ns before buying your   1 [
next pair.
Our prices are right.
Now is the Season for
Evaporated   Peaches,      Evaporated   Prunes,      Evaporated  Pears,
" Apricots, " Apples, ' Figs,
Also JAMS aud JELLIES iu cans, glasg aud jars —
From 2 for 25c up, to SOc for 5—U> tius.
Wo carry large liues of tho above goods.   Quality iu all cases guaranteed.
Call nud See Us.—We havo many New Goods to show you.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Nt. Pleasant.
Telephone  l!i()0.
*rxa ** "i 111 ii -
The Northern
Cor. Westiniiister and Ninth avenues.
Drafts and Bauk Money Orders
A General Banking   Business
Wo invite you to start an aooount in our
Oi-M Saturday Nights, 7 to9 o'clock.
J. B. HAWKSHAW, Manager
'■<£,%V*j  ',.   ..  >.,.- y, l:\mtx- •xtx,   ir   li
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover nud Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lioe Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beofscrups, Etc.
*    k'PITH Corner   NINTH .venue  *
Tuli'phoiic    10 87,
T H "P
'     Incorj-rHti-d 18110.
Mt. Pleasant Branch
'. '.y        ,	
Capital Paid-up .... *8.9O0.000.
Reserve Fund W.890.000.
and upwards, received afad interest
allowed thereon. Compounded
FOUR tiniea yearly.
7 to 8 o'clock'.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
If yoa miss Tub Advoc^t; J*9 *****
No prettier or more Stylish Millinery
than Mrs. Merkley's Spring Display,
Mrs. A.JW. McLeod and children left
Thnrsday to join the Rev A. W. Mc
Leod who has assumed the pastorate of
tbe First Baptist Church of Nanaimo
Mr. MoLeod's muny friends on Mt.
Pleasant will wish him every success in
his new field of Christian work.
For your Ico Cream and Candies go to
the Mt. Pleasant Confectionery Store
(Chas. Homewood prop.). Ico Cream
sold in auy quantity, put up iu neat
Mr. Bert Murray arrived from Wuni
peg ou Suuday last. Mr. Murray has
been iu charge of the Mailing Department ot the Winnipeg "Free Press,"
aud him assumed a similar position ou
"The World." "Bert"' will be n member of tbe Maple Leafs Senior Lacrosse
FINE LOTS in South Vancouver:
$50.00 cash; price $160.00.—Mrs. R
Whitney, "Tho Advocate" Office, 2450
Westminster avenue.
Anniversary Services Rev. F. T.
Tapsoott of Victoria, wil) prench nt
both services, and will deliver an ad-
dross on Monday night when a musical
program will ''0 arranged by Miss Mny
George. Sunday morning there will be
Ciiiiiiiiiininn Service uud receiving of
uow members.
■ :o:
Now is the time to havo your house
photographed. Have it doue by the
Mt. Pleasant Photographers, Davidson &
Stark, corner Ninth and Westminster
,       iei .
The "social evening" on Tuesday
eveniug given by the Girls' Entertain-
ing Sooiety, to the members of St
Michael's Church aud their frieuds. was
most enjoyable. The sojgs, rendered
by tbe "Friends of the Girls" were
heartily applauded, mnuy being encored.
Two dialogues entitled "Meudicaut,"
aud "Country Cousins," were exceptionally good. A vote of thanks was
passed, to the President and "The
Girls" for the splendid entertainment.
Refreshments aud ice cream were
"The Advocate" 0 months for 50c.
Seeds at
Drug Co.
Finest Lawn Grass mixture,
25c per pound.
Dominion    Express   Money
Orders issued.
J. O. Reddib, Manager.
Cor.   Seventh & Westminster
avenues.   'Phone 2336,
"   ' "*
For Sale or to
the old Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Budding
corner Ninth and Westminster avenues;apply to
H. O. Lee,
2425   Westminster  Avvs
'Phone 322
King's Heat flarket     I
!    R. Porter & Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.    |
Wholesale and Retail f
j! Dealers iu all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats. Fresh Vegetables always ?*
\\ on hand. Orders solicited from nil parts of Mount Pleasant nnd Fairview. J»
1   Prompt Delivery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season. 2
$ Tel. 2110(1. i,
Before starting on  a  shopping tour
look over   the udvertiseuwuts   in the
These bright days show-up
yonr rooms nud no doubt,
there is one or two tbnt need
papering. We have tbu kind
you want from 5c per roll up
If you wish to hang tho
paper yourself we will trim
it for the asking.
Yon will find our prices
reasonable, nud tbe men
qmck and clean.
Wm. Stanley & Co.
Northern Bank Block
Ninth and  Westminster avenue*.
'Phone aIODB.
-tod the New York Dental Parlors
adv^ti»e_ent in thia paper, then go to
*f*M %*Mm VM...-4Partem fot ym*t work
100,000 CAFE
White Cunk.
First-class in every respect.
Vancouver's Lending Restnurmil ■
Miss E. Bukfam, Prop.
TheCanadian Bank
of Commerce
Deposits of One Dot lab. and upward:*'
received and interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders  issued.
A General Banking Business)
OFFICE -POURS: 10 a. m. fo 8 p. iu
SATt*K*pAYH: 10 a in. to 12m., 7 to H p.m.
Cast tnd Branch 1
444 WeaUuinster      C. JW-. JfiHR*^T«IOXi
avenoe. ,'' ,i-^*ljlm%
Anther of "Eh*- Holden." "D'ri and I." Eta.
-OPYR.IGHT.      1S05.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY
•raey-ioo_e_ up'at him and then at
each other, Letltla laughing Silent:?,
S'mantha suspicious. For many years
fun had been a thing far from their
"Play checkers?" he inquired.
"Afraid we couldn't," aaid Miss Letltla, answering for both.
"Old Sledge?"
She shook ber head, smiling.
"I don't wish to lead you Into recklessness," tbe teacher remarked, "but
I'm sure you wouldn't mind being
Miss S'mantha bad a startled look.
"In—In a—proper way," he added.
"Let's be joyful. Perhaps we could
play 'I spy.'"
"Y!" they both exclaimed, laughing
"Never ate chicken pie like tbat," he
added Ih all sincerity. "If I were a
poet I'd Indite an ode 'written after
eating some of tbe excellent chicken
pie of the Misses Tower.' I'm going to
have some like It on my farm."
In reaching to help himself he touched the teapot, withdrawing his band
"Burn ye?" said Miss S'mantha.
"Yes, but I like it," said he, a bit embarrassed.   "I often go and—put my
band on a hot teapot If I'm having too
much fun."
They looked up at blm, puzzled.
"Ever slide dowu bill?" be Inquired,
looking from one to tbe other after a
bit of silence.
"Oh, not since we were little," said
Miss Letltla, holding her biscuit daintily after taking a bite none too big for
a bird to manage.
"Good fun," said he. "Whisk you
back to childhood In a Jiffy. Folks
ought to slide down bill rnore'n they
do. It Isn't a good idea to be always
" 'Frald we couldn't Stan' lt," said
Miss S'mantha tentatively. Under all
ber man fear and suspicion lay a furtive recklessness.
"Y, no!" tbe other whispered, laughing silently.
The pervading alienee of that house
came flooding ln between sentences.
For a moment Trove could bear only
the gurgle of pouring tea and the faint
rattle of china softly handled. When
he felt as lf the silence were drowning blm he began again:
"Life ls nothing but a school. I'm a
teacher, and I deal in rules. If you
want to kill misery load your gun
wltb pleasure."
"Do you know of anytblng for Indigestion?" said MIsg S'mantha, charging her sickly voice witb a firmness
calculated to discourage any undue
"Just tbe thing—a sure cure!" said
he emphatically.
"Come high?" she inquired.
"No; It'a cheap and plenty."
"Where do you send?"
"Ob," said be, "you will have to go
after it!"
"What Is lt called?"
"Fun," said the teacher quickly, "and
the place to find lt Is out of doors.   It
grows everywhere on my farm.   I'd
rather bave a pnlr of skates tban all
tbe medicine thia side of China."
Bbe set down ber teacup and looked
up at him. Sbe waa beginning to tblnk
him a fairly safe and well behaved
man, although she would bave been
more comfortable If he bad been shut
In a cage.
"If I had a pair o' skates," said she
faintly, with a look of Inquiry at her
slater, "I dunno but I'd try 'em."
Mlaa Letltla began to laugh silently.
"I'd begin with overshoes," aaid the
teacher. "A pair of overshoes and a
walk on tbe crust every morning before breakfast; Increase the dose gradually,"
The two old maids' were now more
at ease with their guest Hia, kindly
manner and plentiful good spirits had
begun to warm and dicer tbem... Miss.
S'mantha even .cherished a secret se-..
i solve to slide lf the chance came.
After tea Sidney Trove, agHlhst tbelr'
protest, began to help with the dishes.
Miss S'mantha prudently managed to
keep the stove between him and ber.
A fire and candles were burning in the
parlor. He asked permission, however,
to stay where he could talk with tbem.
Tunk Hosely, the man of all work,
came In for bis supper. He was an odd
character. Some, with a finger on their
foreheads, confided tbe opinion that ha
was "a little off." All agreed he was
no fool, ln a tone that left it open to
argument He had a small figure and
* big squint. Hia perpetual squint and
bristly, short beard were a great Injustice to him. Tbey gave blm a look se-
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verer than be deserved. A limp and
leaning shoulder complete the inventory of external traits. Having eaten,
he set a candle in the old barn lantern.
"Waal, mister," said he wben all was
ready, "come out an' look at my hoss."
The teacher went with blm out under
a sky bright wltb stars to tbe chill aud
gloomy stable.
"Look at me," aaid Tunk, holding up
the lantern as he turned about "Gosh
all fishhooks, I'm a wreck!"
"What's the matter?" Sidney Trova
"All sunk ln—right here," Tunk answered impressively, bla hand to his
"How did It happen?"
"Kicked by a hoss; that's how It happened," waB tbe significant answer.
"Lord! I'm all shucked over to on*
aide. Can't ye see It?"
"A list to sta'b'rd; that's what they
call It, I believe," aaid the teacher.
"See how I limp," Tunk went on,
striding to show his pace. "Ain't lt
"How did that happen?"
"Sprung my ex," he answered, turning quickly, with a significant look;
"thrown from a sulky In a boss race
an' sprung my ex. Lord! Can't ye see
The teacher nodded, not knowing
quite how to take him.
"Had my knee unsot, too," he went
on, lifting his knee as be turned the
light upon lt. "Jes' put yer finger
*here,'   .aid   be.   indicating  a  slight
Sidney Trove began to help with the
protuberance.   "Lord, it'a big as a bog
spavin 1"
Ha had planned to provoke a query,
and lt came.
i  "How did you get lt?"
"Kicked ag'In," said Tunk sadly.
'■Heavens, I've had my ahare o' bang-
in'! Can't conquer a skittish hoes
without sufferln' some—not allwus.
Now, here's a hoss," be added as they
walked to a stall. "Ha ain't much f
look at, but"—
He paused a moment as be neared
the horse— a white and ancient palfrey.
He stood thoughtfully on "cocked anklet," every leg In a bandage, tall and
inane braided.
"Get ap, Prince," Tunk shouted aa
ba gave blm a slap. Prince moved
aside, betraying evidence of age and
"But"— Tunk repeated, wltb emphasis.
"Ugly?" the teacher queried.
"Ugly!" said Tunk, as lf the word
were all too feeble for the fact in hand.
"That's what be ls! Look out! Don't
get too nlgb blm! He ain't no conscience, tbat boa*' ain't"
"Ia he fast?"
"Greaaed 1 Ightnln'!" said Tunk, shaking bla' head. '''Won twenty-seven
races." •
"You're a good deal tof a horseman,
I take It," aaid the teacbert *
"Waal, some," salil l\p .expectorating
fhoiightfu'i'.y." "but I do'iVj, haye no
chance b*»n_. What &'?&' 'sheet of a
man livln' with them ol' fill..as."
He teemed to bave more contempt
than hit wordt would carry.
, "Every nlgbt they lock ma upstairs,"
he continued, with a look of Injury.
"They ain't fit fer nobody t' live with.
Ain't got no boaa but that dummed ol'
He hnd forgotten bit enthusiasm of the
preceding moment. Hit Intellect waa
a museum of freaks. Therein Vanity
waa tbe prodigious fat man, Memory
the dwarf and Veracity the living skeleton. When Vanity rose to thow himself tbe others left tha atage.
Tunk't face bad become suddenly
thoughtful and morote. In truth, he
Wat on arrant and  uiniiuJuir limsbu.
It haa been said-that children are all
given to lying ln aome degree, but seeing the folly of lt In good time, if, indeed, tbey are not convinced of its
wickednets, train tongue and feeling
into the way of truth. Tbe respect for
truth tbat la the beginning of wisdom
had not come to Tunk. He continued
to He with the cheerful Inconsistency
of a child. The hero of bla youth had
been a certain driver of trotting horses
wbo bad a limp and a leaning shoulder.
In Tunk the limp and the leaning
shoulder were an attainment that had
come of no sudden wrench. Such ls ths
power of example, he admired, tben
imitated and at last acquired them.
One cannot help thinking what graces
of character and person a like persistency would bave brought to him.
But Tunk had equipped himself with
horsy heroism, adorning It to bis own
fancy. He had never been kicked, b«
bad never driven a race or been
hurled from a sulky at full speed.
Prince, that ancient palfrey, was the
most harmless of all creatures and
would long since bave been put out of
misery but for the tender consideration of bis owners. And Tunk—well,
they used to say of bim that if be had
been truthful he couldn't have been alive,
"Some time," Trove thougbt, "bis folly may bring confusion upon wist
heads." /
(To Be Continued.)
4ii __ort te Do Away Wltb tbe Long
_—Ida- Interval.
A discussion ls going on ln commercial circles ln Germany regarding the
respective merits of the English and
German systems of arranging the
hours of work ln banks, company offices and big business bouses.
It has always been customary In
Germany for clerks and accountants
•nd all workers of this class to begin
work considerably earlier tban Is the
case.ln England and to terminate work
tn the evening much later tban Is usual
In London. Work begins in German
offices, as a rule, at 8 o'clock In tha
morning and Is frequently not concluded before 8 o'clock In the evening.
Partial compensation for tbe early beginning and late termination Is obtained by taking a two hours' pause at
midday, but even wltb this break the
total hours worked In German offices
considerably exceed those In English
offices, especially as a balf holiday Saturday Is still an exceptional arrangement In Germany.
An agitation Is now going on for th*
abolition of tbe long midday Interval
nnd of the Introduction of the hours of
work usual In English offices. Many
German business men, however, resist
the Innovation and persist In maintaining tbe old fashioned system.
Many German stockbrokers, company directors, directors of banks and
captains of Industry adopt a curious
arrangement by which they dine at 8
o'clock In the afternoon and afterward
return to tbelr offices from 6 till 8
o'clock In tbe evening.
Tbe Fnllh-il Little Golde.
Ofttlmes I have seen a tall ship gilds
by against the tide as 'If drawn by
■ome Invisible towllne wltb a.hundred
atrong arms polling It Her sails hung
unfilled; her streamers were drooping;
■he had neither aide wheel nor stern
wheel. Still ahe moved on stately ln
serene triumph, as If with her own
life. But I knew tbat on the other side
Of the ship, hidden beneath the great
hulk that awam so majestically, there
was a llttle tolling steam tug with a
heart of flre and arms of Iron that was
hugging It close and dragging lt bravely on, and I knew that lf tbe little
•team tug untwined her arms and left
the tall ship It would wallow and roll
•bout and drift hither and thither and
go off with refluent tide, no man knows
whither. And so I bave known more
than one genius, high decked, full
freighted, wide sailed, gay pennoned,
that but for the bare tolling arms and
brave, warm-beating heart of the faithful little wife that nestled close to him
•o thnt no wind or wave could part
them would soon have gone down
stream and been heard of no more.—
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
A Fatal Sleep.
Hugh Miller, the Scottish geologist
•nd writer, was one of the most Illustrious of sleepwalkers. Miller, who
had been addicted to somnambulism In
his youth, found his restlessness return
while he waa engaged upon his "Testimony of the Rocks." He used to
wake in the morning feeling, as be
said, aa lf he bad been abroad In tbe
night wind, dragged by some Invisible
power and ridden by witches. On the
nlgbt of his death be slept alone. In
the morning they found-him stretched
dead on the floor witb a bullet through
his breast He bad written a note to
his wife: "My brain burns. I must
have walked, and a fearful dream rises
upon me. I cannot bear the horrible
thought My brain burns as the recollection grows." Bo Intense had been
the poor fellow's anguish tbat to make
certain his end he had torn back shirt
•nd vest and placed the muzzle of tbe
pistol to bis naked flesh.—St James'
The  Fractured  Le*.
A visitor was going through the children's surgical ward of one of tbe city
hospitals when he spied a llttle fellow
with his legs In the air and his weight
resting on his head and shoulders. Going closer, he saw that the boy's feet
were fastened with ropes which passed
through a pulley above. At tbe other
ends of tbe ropes were weights, just
heavy enough to hold the boy's legs In
the air without lifting him entirely off
the bed.
"What's all that nbout?" asked the
visitor.   "Doesn't it hurt him?"
"Not at all," answered the physician
who waa accompanying. "He doesn't
look unhappy, does be? That's the
way we always handle fractures of
the leg witb a child. Otherwise the
youngsters squirm around so tbat they
I work the splints loose.    Only one of
Those Germans who bave practical i this boy's legs ls injured, but they are
experience of offlce work In England , both swung ln the air for his greater
are unanimous In declaring that English clerks do Just as much In six or
seven hours as German clerks In nine
or ten hours and advance this as •
strong argument In favor of the general adoption of the English hours of
work In offices.
A few of the big banks In Berlin
have already got as far as a working
day of eight hours, from 9 o'clock in
the morning till 6 o'clock In tbe afternoon, with two hours less Saturday,
when tbey close at 8 o'clock.—Berlin'
Letter ln London Standard.
Electricity In the Borne.
In a $3,000 or $4,000 house It Is *
very common matter to wire for electric lights, but by giving tbe subject •
little further attention with your electrical contractor and the architect lt
Is possible to arrange outlets for lighting socket heating devices at very littlo extra expense. Sucb receptacles
would be taken off from tbe lighting
wires In • very simple manner. The
cost of operating later ot lighting rates
would not be large, for the reason
that the electrical devices which will
be used  on such  a  circuit consume
Sorrows of a HumlorUt.
"This thing of being a humorist Is
•bout the saddest thing I know," sighed Simeon Ford. "An ordinary person
fan have bis moods and humors as he
pleases, but I must always be on the
job. I am constantly being Invited out
not because I'm liked for myself alone
or because of my manly beauty, but
because I am expected to entertain the
assemblage. Tbe rest of the company
may be as dull as dishwater, but If I
do not shake up the gathering with a
few Jokes the hostess glares at me and
really feels resentful. I may be sunk
ln the slough of despond, but just as
soon aa I take my seat all lean forward
•ni eye me expectantly. My son, never get a reputation for being funny. It
is the most mournful thing on earth."
Teeth of Chambermaid!.
Have you ever noticed that every
chambermaid who has been taking
care of tbe hay and feathers foi a
number of years Is usually devoid of a
few teeth of the upper "case?" Vet-
only a small amount of electricity »nd , -*"" chambermaids can seldom show
are generally used for only short Inter-' I " full set of upper teeth.   ""
vals. They would comprise, for ex-
ample, the chafing dish, the coffee percolator, beating pad, cigar lighter,
shaving mug, curling Iron, baby milk
warmer, small frying pan and many
others.—Cassler'e Magazine.
A Bale of Cotton.
In order to see bow far a certain bale
of cotton was shipped before being
manufactured into goods W. H. Parks,
Jr., of Funis, Tex., placed a note In a
bale which was shipped In the autumn
of 1005 asking the person who finally
received and opened it to write to him
•nd tell him where the cotton was used
and what price was paid. Tbe bale
traveled many thousands of miles, as
Is shown by tbls letter, which Mr.
Parks received recently from Reva),
Russia, which ls situated on the Baltlo
Itoval, Russia, Aug:, ti (Sept. E),
The bale of cotton ln which your letter
and blank memorandum were found was
reotf-Vrd at the Baltlo mill, Reval, Russia, via Bremen, bought from Oebruder
Frltae of that city at 6.X-L a pound.
The absence
of tbe ivories la explained as follows
by a. downtown dentist: "The teeth of
the maids which I replace with artificial ones are pillowcase teeth. They
are constantly used ln putting on pillowcases and are not strong enough to
stand tbe strain: Their work Is a constant wear and tear on the Ceth."
A Tree Freak.
A rare proof of the vitality of .certain trees la offered by a poplar ln the
village of Gunten, on the Lake of
Thun. When, about twenty years ago,
a fountain was placed before tbe post-
office building of tbat place the builders used for a shank and girder of the
water conduit a young poplar trunk
which tbey drove Into tbe ground and
In which the pipe was Inserted.   After
• short time tbe trunk began to throw
out shoots, and today It is a tall tree,
with heavy foliage. Tbe .water pipe ls
now completely overgrown, and lt ts
• strange sight to see • Jet of water
stream forth from ths Interior of the
uninjured treo.       ;    .
"Canada's    First    Great    Physician"
Title   Often   Applied   Him—How
He Deserved the Honor.
"Canada's first great physician"
was a description often applied to Sir
William Hingston, who has died in
Montreal. On the principle that great
men lived before Agamemnon, the
popular idea of Sir,William may have
been unjust, but it is undoubted that
he was the most famous medical man
Canada had produced up to the time
Prof. Osier became so widely known.
His career has been no longer than
it haB been distinguished, both in
publio life and in liis profession. In
the latter he stood quite abreast of the
most successful American doctors for
a quarter of a cei.tury, and hardly a
week went by without bringing to hiro
9ome patient from the United States
who believed that in his own country
there was no physician quite as capable as the doctor at Montreal. Although 78 years old at the time of his
death, Sir William's standing among
the medical men of the country remained what it had been for a generation.
Won  Honors Abroad.
He was born in Montreal ill 1&!9.
His father had come to Canada as
adjutant of the famous Hundredtb
Regiment and fought througli the
War of 1312. After the disbanding cl
the regiment, in 1819, Col. Hingston
took up his residence on the Chateau-
guay River. He died when his Bon
was only 18 months old. William received his early education in Beau-
harnois, and then, at the age of 15,
entered the Montreal College. His
first year there gave a promise of a
brilliant future, for he captured three
first and two second prizes out of a
possible five. HU first intention, after
leaving school, was to become a chemist, and he spent two years in preparation. At the end of this time ho
had concluded to become a doctor,
and entered McGill, graduating in
1851. Afterward he proceeded to take
a post-graduate course at Edinburgh,
and continued hia studies in several
European countries. Of honors he
won in Europe one was membership
in the Imperial Leopold Academy,
and he was the first Canadian to so
distinguish himself. Then he returned to Montreal and began the serious
business of his profession. For surgery he had a peculiar aptitude, and
it is recorded that in 1867, on a visit
to Edinburgh, he performed a most
difficult operation at the request of
Sir James Simpson, one of the greatest surgeons living, and a keen admirer of the Montreal doctor.
Tha First In Canada.
As surgeon of the Hotel Dieu Hospital, he was able to practice his art
over a wide field, ana soon his skill
was known far ond wide. It was when
filling this post that Dr. Hingston had
the honor of performing for the first
time in Canada a number of difficult
operations, removal of the kidney, excision of the knee, and excision of the .
tongue and lower jaw being among
them. He was one of the organizers
of the McGill University Society, and
a resuscitator of the Medico-Chirur-
gical Society of Montreal, the first,
secretary of the Dominion Medical
Society, and afterwards its president.
When Bishop's College Medical School
was organized he was appointed professor of surgory, but soon resigned.
In 1876 he was chosen by the International Council to represent Canada
at the Philadelphia Medical Congress,
and in 1867, when the congress met
at Washington, he was again offered
this honor. So one might continue the
list of professional honors, concluding:
with knighthood in 1395. There is
hardly any distinction open to a
Canadian medical man that he had
not received.
Mayor of Montreal.
As a public man Dr. Hingston first
came before the people of Montreal
as a candidate for the Mayoralty in
1875. He received about ten votes to>
his opponent's one, and, as he stated
at. the time, "without having spent
one moment of time or one shilling of
money to obtain a position which no
one should seek, but which, coining
as it did, no one waa at liberty to decline." He was re-elected by acclamation, but declined a third term. The
period of bis Chief Magistracy waa
one of unusual importance, especially
at the time of the Guibord affair. For
the wise and moderate manner in
which he discharged his duties Mayor
Hingston received the thanks of the-
Governor-General, Lord Dufferin.
■ He has been a frequent contributor
to the medioal journals, and not infrequently his papers interested a far
wider field of readers than the medical profession. For example, a well-
considered essay on the climate of
Canada and its relation to human
life was a Step in. removing an ignorant prejudice that is now fast disappearing.
Hit  Back.
' Walking along a road in the remote
west of Ireland, two tourists wero-
passing one of the cottages, or, ns
they are better known in the country,
cabins, of the peasantry. This particular cabin was even a more than
usually dilapidated specimen of its
class, and the chimney, consisting
mainly of the remains of an old top
hot, presented a comical, if pathetic,
Tipping his friend a wink, one of
the tourists accoated a youth who was
sitting contentedly on a fence.
"I say1,'_iy boy, he said, '"floes that
chimney draw wellf*
"Shure, thin, it does," was tho
prompt reply. "It draws the notice o*
ivory fool that ptssea by ("—London
7%e Mark
That Tells
Trade marked thut in A
variety of style., fabric, and
prices .or wom.n, men aod
children. Form Fitted.
Dealers are authorized lo
replace instantly and at our
cost, any Pen-Angle sar-
tnent faulty in material
or    miilng.
Pen-Angle trade-;
mark (in red) on
every Peu-Angla
garment, tells you
it will fit and won't
shrink, —your
own dealer so
guarantees it
Underwear thus
trade marked is
softer, warmer,
more flexible,
better wearing.
Zam-Buk, the favorite household
balm and salve, is now adopted as
"The Doctor" by leading parties engaged in surveying various parts of
the Dominion lands.
Mr. Henry Hall, writing from Fort
William, says: "Having proved how
beneficial Zam-Buk is in cases of
cuts, skin injuries and diseases, I determined to keep a supply handy.
Being engaged to go on a survey, I
thought it would be a most Useful
thing to take along. I obtained a
supply in Fort William and very well
it was I did so. I may say that
pretty nearly every day it was called
into requisition by one or other of
the party for cuts, bruises, burns, or
some injury or other. It is wonderful how quickly Zam-Buk takes the
soreness out of cuts, burns, bruises
■and injuries; and on our survey it
earned golden opinions from all who
had occasion to try it. I have found
it very fine for skin disease, and I
can strongly recommend it as a household balm."
Mr. Lascelles Scott, one of the lending Government analysts, says: "I
have no hesitation in certifying the
entire purity of Zam-Iiuk, whicll in
my opinion is excellently adapted for
skin injuries and diseases." Zam-
Buk cures cuts, scalds, burns, bruises,
■eczema, scalp sores, ringworm, ulcers, abscesses. chapped places,
Spring pimples, blood poison, chronic
abscesses, etc. As an embrocation
it relieves rheumatism, neuralgia and
sciatica. All druggists and stores
sell at 50c. a box, or from Zam-Buk
Co., Toronto, for price. 6 boxes sent
for $2.50. Send lc stamp and we will
•mail you free sample box.
Price of Platinum.
Platinum, ounce for ounce, is   now
worth more than half as much again
as gold, while the demand for platinum, like the demand for other metals, has  increased.    There has  been
talk of an export duty on the metal
produced    in  Russia,    and a rumor
that  such  a duty  was  about  to  be
imposed was given credit for causing
the recent sharp advance in the price
of  the   metal;  but    the  export    tax
plan, it is reported, has been definitely abandoned,  and the Russian  government  will  make, special    inducements    to     encourage     prospecting.
French investors are heavily interest-
I ed in the industry.   Tlie largest producer and also an extensive buyer of
crude  platinum in    the  Urals  is    a
I French company operating a large refinery in Paris.    It should be noted
' that the imports of platinum into the
United States, which is a large consumer,  during  1905, were valued    at
$2,173,263,    as    against    $1,879,155 in
1904,  an increase    in value of $294,-
108.    Considering    ._e   increased    demand for platinum, the gain in importation  is  slight,  but  if  the  high i
price and scarcity of the metal    be |
taken into    account the    wonder is
that there was not a large decrease
in the quantity imported.—Industrial
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European   Peace.
A league of peace already pretty
well exists in Europe by virtue of
circumstances. Austria-Hungry is
full of domestic dissensions; Russia is slowly grinding herself to
pieces by the attempt to maintain an
absolute and tyrannical domestic
system, and is up to her eyes in
debt to France; France has a good
many millions invested in Russia,
and cannot do otherwise than shape
her policy so as to make the invest-
Dr.   Williams'   Pink   Pills  Give   New
Strength to Overworked Women.
The life of a domestic is a hard
one. She toils from early morning
till late at night; her work is never
done. Often she is too busy to get
out of doors for a breath of fresh
air.   Unless her blood is   kept   rich
and pure this close confinement wears I ment good; Germany is building
on her health. Her strength will j tfi'eat navy, and the completion
fail; she may lose her appetite, become pale ar,. dyspeptic. In fact she
is in danger of a general breakdown.
Such was the condition of Miss Marie
Aritie Fleury, of Ste. Anne de la Per-
ade, Que., before she used Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.   She says:     "For
a number of years I have been a Itch, Barber's Itch, Ulcers Blotches,
QPrvunt Tin tn n. vear aero I alwavs chronlc Erysipelas, Liver Spots, Prurigo,
servant,    up to a year ago i always Paorlsl8   or other erupti0n8  of the skin
enjoyed the best of health,  but sua- —what Dr. Agnew's Ointment has done
denly I was seized witli pains in my for others It can  do for you
side, my appetite left- me,  I became
this task is of far more importance
to her than any military adventures,
while all that Italy and Great Britain wish for us is to be let alone.
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"Have the Eskimos adopted any of
the ways of civilization yet ?" asked
the young man with the plastered
"Exceedingly few," said the arctic
explorer. "Think how costly it
would be, fr"- instance, to put on a
full dress suit up there and wear it
to tatters in one evening."
Some people couldn't get ahead if
they didn't push someone else behind!
Canada has 6,000 miles of waterways irom the St. Lawrence to the
Mackenzie, with only 150 miles of
land break.
by local applications, aa tbey cannoi
reach Ibe diseased portion ol tbe ear
l'bere Is only one way to cure deafness,
tnd tbat ls by constitutional remedies.
Unarm-hu ls cauBed by an lnUamed condition of tbe mucous lining of tbe l-ustacb
ian Tube. Wben tbis tube Ib indameil
you have a rumbling sound or imperieci
hearing, and wben it Is entirely closed,
Deafness is the result, and unlenH tu<
tnnammatlon can be taken out and tbu
tube restored to its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever; mm
oases out of ten are caused by Catarrh.
which ls nothing but a_ inflamed condition  nf the  mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars toi
.any oase of Deafness (caused by catarrh;
that cannot be cured by Hall's catarrh
Uuro.    Hend for circulars, free.
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Take Hall'a Family 1'llla for constipation.
dyspeptic and lost all strength. I
consulted a doctor who told me I was
suffering from general debility. I was
forced to stop work and for three
months I followed the doctor's treatment, but without benefit. I was advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,
and as I had often read of the cases
they cured, I decided to do so. I
only took eight boxes before I was
cured and today I am stronger than
I ever wns. My digestion is pood and
I can now go about my work, without fatigue. I owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for
what they have dona, for ma and I
strongly advise other weak sickly
girls to give them a trial."
Miss Fleury's case is one of many
that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have
cured after doctors' help had failed.
The success of these pills lies in the
fact that they strike right at the
root of the trouble—the blood. Other
medicines simply act on the symptoms of the trouble—and may relieve,
but they do not cure. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills make new rich blood —
that is why they cure dyspepsia,
rheumatism, anaemia, heart palpitation, headache, backache and the ills
of women; all these are caused by
bad blood—Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
cure them all because they make new
blood. For sale at druggists or by
mail at 60 cents a box or six boxes
for $2.50, from The Dr. Williams'
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Lawyer (cross-examining witness)—
Are you sure you didn't dream that,
Mr. Ruggles ? By the way, do you
believe in dreams ?
Witness—Not as a general thing,
but I know they come true sometimes.
Lawyer—Oh, they do, do they ? Can
you mention a specific instance ?        j
Witness—Yes, sir. You remember, |
Mr. Ketcham, you paid me $5 the
other day that you had been owing
nie a year. Well, I had dreamed the
night before that you met me on
the street and paid it. I was so
strongly impressed with that dream
that I hunted you up the next day,
you recollect, nnd dunned you for
it.—Chicago Tribune.
The  Yukon  district
large as  France.
is  almost    as
An old gentleman, pointing to his
favorite dog, snid  proudly:
"That dos certainly seems almost
human nt times."
"Yes," saiu his wife, "he growls
over his food as much as you do'"
—Minneapolis Journal.
Have you tried Holloway's Corn
Cure ? It hns no equal for removing
these troublesome excresences as
inany have testified who have tried
Tho many-sided character of Canadian immigration is Bhown in the
fact that during the last fiscal year
.there were arrivals in the Dominion
from 54 countries in' ...J world (including the British Isles and the
United States'! representing the chief
•races of the five continents. Some 46
171 from the West Indies, 340 from
Newfoundland, 89 from New Zealand,
'7  from  Persia,  and  18 from  Egypt
Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup
is an unparalleled remedy for colds,
coughs, influenza and diseases of the
throat and lungs The fame oi the
medicine rests upon years of successful use in eradicating these iffections,
and in protecting mankind from the
fatal ravages of consumption, and as
a neglected cold lends to consumption, one cannot bo too careful to
light it in its early stages. Bickle's
Syrup is the weapon, use it.
"Dad," enquired Freddy, "what is
a 'figure oi speech ?"
"Where's your mother ?" asked
"Dad," cautiously.
"She's downstairs," answered the
"Well, then," began "Dad," "a figure of speech, niy son, is a woman."
—Harper's Weekly.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
•very form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured In 30 minutes
by WolWd'3 Sanitary Lotion.
"Did I understand you to say that
this boy voluntarily confessed his
share in the mischief done to the
schoolhouse ?" asked the magistrate,
addressing the mother, who held a
small, dirty, struggling boy by the
"Yes, sir; he did," replied the
mother, jerking her offspring into momentary inactivity. "I had to persuade him a little, but he told me
tho whole thing voluntarily."
"How did you persuade him," asked the magistrate.
"Well, first I gave him a good whipping," said the determined-looking
little woman, "and then I put him
to bed without any supper, and took
his clothes away, and told him he'd
stay in bed till he'd confessed what
he'd done if 'twas for the rest of
his days, and I should whip him
again in tTie morning.
"In less than an hour he told me
the' whole story, voluntarily." —
It Lays a Stilling Hand on Pain —
For pains in the joint and limbs and
for rheumatic pains, neuralgia and
lumbago, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
is without a peer. Well rubbed in,
the skin absorbs it and it quickly
and permanently relieves the
affected part. Its value lies in its
magic property of removing pain
from the body, and for that good
quality it is prized.
Canada has a continous waterway
of 2,384 miles from the mouth of the
St. Lawrence to the head of Lake Superior.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
for Croup; found nothing equal to
it, sure cure.
Hawksluw, N. B., Sept. 1st, 1905.
The best msdicines Id the
world cannot take the place of
the family physician. Consult
him early when taken ill. If
the trouble is with your
throat, bronchial tubes, or
lungs,' ask him about taking
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Then
take it or not, as he says.
The women teachers of New York
believe they will win their fight to
be placed on an equality with men
teachers in the matter of salary.
Their battle cry is "equal pay for
equal work."
Minard's Liniment Curea Distemper.
Visitor—Henri, I have got some
nice sweets in my pocket for you.
I -"'ill give you one when I go.
Henri—Well, go now, can't you ?—
Bon Vivant.
Wo publish our formulas
We banish alcohol I
from our medlcliiOD 1
W^urge you to I
oonsu.lt your
Bilious attacks, sick-headaches, indigestion, constipation, dizzy spells —these
are some of the results of an inactive
liver. Ask your doctor if be endorses
Ayer's Pills in these cases. The dose
is small, one pill at bedtime. i
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Used  in Thousands
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THOSE WHO don't know what Psychine
is and what it does are asking about it
THOSE WHO do know what Psychine
is and what it does arc nsing it. They
regard it as their best physician and
THOSE WHO nse it are being quickl*
and permanently cured of all forms ol
throat, chest, lung and stomach
troubles. • It is a scientific preparation, destroying iill disease germs in the
blood and system:    It is a wi^iderful
. tonic and syBtetn building remedy, and
is a certain cure for
Brooks' Appliance.   New FOB
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.—noxious eprlngi or pada
Automatlo Air Cushions,
linda and dram the broken
mrtstoootlier as you would
> broken limb. No salves.
Nolymphol. No Ilea. Dui-
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C»T«LO«UI MIS.       !
C. E. BROOKS, 8619 Brooks' Bid,.,
WeaK Voice,
Bronchial fought.
Chilli and Fever,
Difficult Breathing
General YVeaKness
Female Troubles,
FlcKlc Appetite,
Nisht Sweats,
Catarrh of th*
Canada's three northern districts of
Mackenzie, Ungava und Franklin are
larger than Cuina proper.
Dropsy la one  Positive Sign of Kidney
1 Disease.—Have you any of these unmistakable signs? Pufflness under the eyes?
Swollen    iimbs? Smothering    feeling?
Change of the character ot the Urine?
Exhaustion after least exertion? If you
have there's dropsical tendency and you
shouldn't delay an hour ln putting yourself under the great South American
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The boundary line between
ada and the United States is
miles long—1.C0O by land,
through water.
It Is a Liver Pill.—Many of the
ailments that man has to contend
with have their origin in a disordered liver, which is a delicate organ,
peculiarly susceptible to the disturbances that come from irregular habits
or lack of care in eating and drinking. This accounts for the great
many liver regulators now p eseed on,
the attention of sufferers. Of these
there is none superior to Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills. Their operation
though gentle is effective, and the
most delicate   can  use  them.
The multimillionaire was asked if
he would take the stand.
"Oh, I don't know," he answered,
"what's the stand worth ?"—Philadelphia Ledger.
W.   N.   U.   No. 628
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A delicious drink and a sustaining
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maintains the system ln robust
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winter's extreme cold.
Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers
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All these diseases are serious In themselves, *nd if not promptly cured in ths
early stages are tho certain forerunners of
Consumption in its most terrible forma.
Psychine conquers and cures Consumption, hut it is much easier and safer to
prevent its development by asing Psy.
chine. Here is a sample of thousands of
voluntary and unsolicited statements from
all over Canada:
Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited:
Gentlemen,—I 'eel lt my duty to advtae yon
of the remarkable cute affected by your Psychine
and Oxomulainn, which here come under ay
pergonal observation. Three men. well known to
me. Albert Townae nd, Hatol Hlpaon and John
McKay, —1 ol Shelbarne County, were pronounced by tbe best medical men to have
consumption, and to be Incurable and beyond tba
reach of modlcinl aid. They used Psvchine and
Oxomulslon and thoy are now lu rood health.
I feel it a duty I owe to luffering humanity to
•late these facta for the benefit of other sufforan
from thla terrible disease.
Youra very truly, '
Greon Harbor, N.S.
i     Psychine, pronounced Si-keen, ls for
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druggist or general store cannot supply
you, write Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, 179
. Kins Street West, Toronto.
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bowels free and regular is of even greater importance than to keep
the skin-pores from becoming clogged. The neglect of either invites disease. Everyone needs a natural laxative occasionally, to
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and a positive cure for Constipation, Biliousness, Indigestion, Sick
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Important News Items of the
April 27.*-— President Roosevelt,.
<;he diplomatic, naval and military
u-presentatLv.es o£ thirty-seven of
uie nations o£ the world, and the
Sovernots-ol a score of states, par^
'-icipated to-day in the opening eK-
-icises. of the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition. While the ex-
yosition, which is to be open until
•loyember 30th next, is still far
1.10m complete the unfinished con-
-itibn of. (Sift buildings and grounds
was nut aH»wed; to interfere in any
way with to-day's celebration of the
1'.tree hundredth anniversary of. the
'.ir-it English settlement in America.
Another big; question of provin-
ial rights has turned up. This
!rae it is the incorporation of fire
risurauce companies. The ques-
.'.qn is whether the companies incorporated bv the province of On-
■-rio can do business outside this
lii'-vince. Involved in this question
ire the righ-- of thousands of companies all over the province, representing capital of up to nearly $10,-
■■.'"00,006. Involved is also a matter
.ii '$150,000 or more of revenue
jach'year to the province. But it
-tects every, other province in Can-
> da as well as Ontario. Tlie question wiH: be argued before tbe Su-
■''rennf Court at Ottawa on May 7,
lien T. Ritchie K.C-, and Thomas
'.lilvev, K. C, Assistant Provincial:
iccretary, will represent Ontario,
."he case. _ will probably go to. the
L'rivy. Council.
The Dominion Parliament, nror-
Kogued, after a session extending
from Nov. 22nd.
April. "iB..— Foreign Secretary
Urey is taking advantage of
the presence, of the colonial
, ■rrcimefjs.' in. London to obtain the first-hand, views of. Sir Wil-
irid Laurier and Sir Robert Bond
ja the questions pending, between
'Jie' United States and Canada and
'.''ewfoundtatid respectively.
' lintercst in the'labor situation at.
lkwontp is becoming more intense
•iaiij. in tbat. city.   Though several
•it the unions have passed success*
JlMly through troublesome periods,
ind have arranged for at least another year, they a/e in tbe midst of
i fight for   better condition.',   and!
trouble is'   said   to. be rapidly ap- j
broaching for others,,   At present
ilierc are qn   strike   82J5   picture
tr'aitiQ' workers; 1<> marble workers, [
,.) plumbers, 30 painters, in. all over j
t'lOi    Printers, bookbinders,, ur.ess-
■-tHi, fteders, stercotypers, plinnb-
-rs, structural iron workers, street
Milway employees,   coopers,   coil
I'.jyers, teamsters and sheet metal
.•.'inkers have made demands for an
idvanoe in wages, and it is report-
ucl that mam; of them will be compelled to fight to.get it.. The strtic-
1 "i:d iron workers and sheet niet-1
workers are looked upon as ;.rob-
::blc strikers for May 1st, with the
((lumbers on May 15th..
April 20.—Hon.. B. R. Eammir-
>ou is suing tbe Frjedericton Gleaiir
«r! for libel, the damages asked! is
Iftsvctically all' work has liesn
stopped at Prince Rupert.,
Thu.- Empress of China made the
r.t 11 behy.(l'_;ii Hong Kong aaid V'ilh-
qouver in 1?. d&ys,,, 15.honrs autl.-12
i' inutes.
April 30.—It is expected thore
will be a strike of the Langsjjwtt-
::.en's Union at* ^eattle'on Aiay !/">.
The 'i5Q cabman who have been
an strike 'tin ''orortt© will return to
v\'>rk, l^i,!^ a-V matters of dis--
jut* to Ju^fi^>Vii»lJ»»tcri as a .'-•'
"dferaj,^.' ft-ft Mpkeb' the ?
ers will recognize the Union, but
will likely grant the increased
wages asked.
A revolt is in progress in Montenegro, caused by the government
inaugurating a campaign against
the radical party.
May I..—A C P. R. tKtiw was
wrecked about 75 miles east of Fort
William', three employees were"
Within a very few days work on
the active construction of the eastern division of the Grand Trunk
Pacific, extending diagonally
through New Brunswick, from tbe
Quebec boundary to Moncton, will
be commenced. The two principal
contracts have been awarded.
; Two' speci-li G'.. T.. K. ttrai-s left
Toronto with 300 settlers for tlie
North-West. Aboutl a third of the
party were women and! cfiil_i-_n.
May 2.—TH® Sovereign Be . of
Canada Bb» passed" into tho centre- of
1. P. fi-Sorgam, the great .financier of
New Torlb
Secretary FU-Ilp* of the _■' T. P.,
declares there irv no-t-uth' in the report
that the Grand TrnnJk would abandon
Prince Rupert for North Vanconver
The following trades are on strike in
Toronto: Lathers 125, cab drivers 250,
gilders and picture frame worker! 200,
marble cutters 20; total 545
MayS.—General fiotha. Premier of
the Transvaal, sprang a surprici at tho
Imperial Conference todny b.v tl'_ dcclit-
ration that he was uncqiiipromisingly
opposed to a commercial pr ire shoe
withitt the Empire. Sir Robert Bond,
Premier of Nawfoundlaud, Spoke 111 n
Rimilnr strafe. Mr. Herbert Asqnith,
Ohancellbr of the Exchequer, in a
strong speech,, opposed prefer" 11 b . saying they won'tJiBf-oSve. the setting up of
a new fiscal system'which woul b an
infringement of the root and pririblple
of free trade. While the col"" s .ight
bold preferential trade ten be . rheir
interests His Majesty's- ('■ inient
held that free trade was vital to the
interests of the United lu... '• " and
they could uot accept anvtlr." .. ler-
miuingthat policy, even expi'i ■'       .ily.
It is unofficially reported at ' "nie
thnt the miners have decided : • : nru
to work. The agreement, a ■ which
so much, secrecy hus lJethijobsi- . too
tically means the achievennn! ol the
closed shop principle. The iuuream
undcr the agreemeut ranged s iiv
to twelve per cent.
NOTICE is   hereby  giv u   thai   the
partnership   of  C. A.   God!' i*j
Gerster aud J. A Flett here 1
sistiug under   the   uunm   ill   11
..erster &C0.,   hns been   di   "1
muiiuilicousRut. as from   the   h-
April, 'iHl. J. A   Flett  inivi..:
from tin. said firm.
Dated this 12th day of Adri K>(>
11  tiftb;
1   by
• of
Subscribers are requested .port
auy ottualbssuess in the deliver.   /■' this
-iii-.t. ...I..
Nutsihi?. iffiotWrs aud
OVer-btt-dened tfomeni.
fn all' stations of life; *hose vigor and
vitality may have been unclermlned and
broken - dbani by over-work, exactin_r
sni'iul duties, the'tbO'fsequent bearing ot
clilld'nin, or other causes, will find ln Dr.
Pierce's PavOrftO Prescription tho most
potent, invlgortttlng'rt—toratlvo strength-
giver ever devised for* their special benefit. Nursing mothers wMll'tlnd It especially valuable In sustaining their strung th
and promotlng'an abnudttnS nourUlimeiit
for tho child. Expectant' mothers too.
will find It a priceless boon to prepare tho
system for baby's-oOmlng ttnil rendorlng
tne ordeal comparatively painless. It.
11111 do no harm In any state, or condition
ot the female system.
Delicate, nervous, weail- women, who
sulTer from frenuont' headaches, backache, draggfng-uWn dlsttnss low down
in the abdomen, or from'painful or Irregular monthly periods, gtlawlng or distresses sensation in stomach, dizzy or
faint spells, see Imaginary specks or spots
floating: before eyes, hav* disagreeable,
pelvic catarrhal drain, prolapsus, anto-
versloftior retro-version or other displacement!! bl; womanly organs from weakness
of parts, will, whether they experience
many or dnjy a fow of; the above symptoms, find relief and a permanent curo by
Using faithfully and fairly persistently
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.
This world-fr—ned speciHc for woman's
Weaknesses and peculiar ailments Is a
pnro glyceric oxtract of-tho choicest native, medicinal roots without a drop of
alcohol In lt...'miiki.-itj.. All Its Ingredients printed tcnplaln Kitellsh on Its bottle-
wrapiier and afltt-stt*)'under oath. Dr.-
Pierce thm lnvtws)'the fullest Investigation of his formnU11'nowlng that it will'
tin found tio cortti_l.fi wily the best agents•
known to> the ra'fWt,' advanced medical'
science ot all the different schools of pruc-
tlce for the enn.'of' woman's peculiar'
#e»Unesse* and ivllnvents. , .
It yoa want to'know more abdut the'
S.^rnpp'-ittloit   aftd' profnsslontl   endorse--
mitnt, oM_k**'mvame Proscription," send1
iMoardlrlfft.tfSsi'to Dr. R. V. Pierce,.
-Tit*,'..!) tV.Whli fret booklottroat--
You csn't'rVff.ird to acwpt as a iui.^i-
thte for.thisriwiedy 'i/Mwn --u»n< • a
a m-cnit 'nitmini u/ nih-'ii..., ik' eon.i«Mrt*-
mivt\,      _-^.4  *   mv   *■***
THE BEER Without a Peer,
Btfewed right here in Vancouver by men of yea*.'
and year** and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect knowi- to the Art of
Brewing,.- I* it any wonder tba« k has taken a place
in tbe hearts of the people which no o"tte*_ beer can
supplant ?   Do-., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ f.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. £» Tel. 4_9
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Uqnor Stores nnd Hotels'«*■
delivered to your houae.
Elbert Hubbard's Sayings.
Tbo'C-oe-Sii Loser is w Winner;
C-iy cbaracter counts—and then ill
doesn't, unless used for huinm service,
Bofore you* can manage men yon.
must leant' to1 munagoyourself.
In loaning money the moral character oil the borrower counts for more
tban his financial worth. Get busy on
your character.
The mind of the average "educnted"
mnn is like a great tract of land, of
which only oue little eoraer is cleared
and coH-Vat-d* in ordbr to secure an
Eu -i Bl—all the rest is simply prairie-
dog town. Get your mental acres under
the'Itoe I:
"Yon-have a model husband!;" said
the lady wbo was congratulating the
The next, day tlie bride 'aethought her
to look up the word' "model" itr the
diotionery, and this is what she found:
Model: A smnll imitation of the real
As I said, before, God Himself
cannot make a man or woman wor^
thy ot coi-ideuation except in the
cuucible of- industry.. Wonk iis not
ia curse. Indolence is a beastly
moflheit,. breedingj no high purpose
and) nc sweet sentiments, nodiing
but the imps- of. selfishness. Earning- one's bseadi by the; sweat of
one's brow—whetSrer on tha Outside or the irrsid'e'—i_ not a curse.
God help the children of the ricn,
the poor can work. I have no
patience with the rich loafer, I think
much less of him than I do of She
poor loafer, and I have no more respect-for the female loafer—a loafer
is a> loafer—notfnng more need ft*
said, nothing* worse cam be said. —
John: J. Lotto.
IVIfc Pleasant
t. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. 1 P. meet sever/
Tuesday at Sp.in, in OddfellowB Hall
Westmiuster avenue,   Mt. Pleanaut.
Sojourning'bi-thren cortlfttHy invited'
tio attend.
Noiu.k Grand—-Stanley Morrison.
-.ECORDIN-   a-CHETARY—H.    PSHter-
son, 121) Tenth'iWeiiUO", east.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, bold* i1l<)tUlni>'
Keview   2d am. l«h Tuesdays'of each
mouth in KniR-lts  of  Pytbius    Hall
Weatiniu-HIor a^bnue.
Visiti—g Lnd!i»s nlwnys wblbome.
Lady Coi-i-niKler—-Mr». N. Pettipiece,
25 TenHh aveuue, east;
Lady iSectwd Keeper—Miw. 1. Martin,.
Ninth aven _e.
L, O. Li
Hit,. Pleasant) _.. Oi tu¥
Sro..l843,.mectS'tTi» lVrtl and!
aa-THtirsdair of esehrtioiith,.
at8p.m , iU'ttio->. of P.
All     vwitiug    Bi-tlireu'
cordially welcome.
3. Martin. W. M-,
121 Ninth avenue, east.
Samuel Motae, Beo. Sec'y.,    .
South Vancouver l'sstofficu.
—'•The AdVoeate" is-alwayw pleased
to receive from its renders any items of
looal interests' snob as notices of people
viBiting on Ht. Pleasant or of local
residents visiting outride aoints, all
social affairs, clinrchmud lodge news,
births, marriages, etb.
LO. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mondays of each mouth at 8 p. in.,, ia
Oddfellows' Hnll.
Visiting bret"_re_ always W61come.
Chief Ranger—-A. Pengeflj":
Recording S_ok_tary—M. J. ®rehnny
SS7. Prthco»s«tre«, UlVy..
Fiit_NciAii SecretAa_=-Rnlph Si -_ffl-
mings, "AdVocate" Offlce, Mt. Plensaut*
VancouverCbmwil, JXo. 2Wa, meet-.,
every 2d and  4th   -bhrsday.  of cach.
month,  in  I   O. O. F.,   Hull, Westminster avouue.
Sojourning  Friends alwaysswelcouie*
E. R. Flewwelling, Chief Connciller
'J&12 Onttaio atreet;
Mrs. O. G. Kinnie, Recorder
, IMS Sevonih   »venac, east.
Two 25-ft. lots, % block from  Westmiuster avouue, $660.
!l lots on. Westminster nvenue, cornsr,
-i-tecutHrniveu-e, 6 lots, 50x190, $500
Corueri; 50x100, Ninth avenue, lil.OOO.
Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good business
property. Increasing in
value all the time. F©r
| sale exclusively by
Property on    Westminster   avenue,,
bringing a rental of $100 per month.
2 *38if«. lbts,.9-roomed House, orchnud
small fruit... .&I.050
Beautiful 0-rooui   House;, gns- and
electric light, couvenient to enr;
Thirteenth avenue.
Lol   2flxl!.2  on Westmiuster   nvenut
two-storey building, iu fine conditio- ; leased for 2 yours; title perfect..    Price -14 000.
Ouo lot, 35*120, on Westminster avenue; price if500, $200 down,
balance uu easy terms.
B Lots (corner)  Westminster  avenue,
80x182; price $8 500,. terms.
Six-room bonason Howe street, $1,200
cash, bulaneo ou easy terms.
Beautiful house, 4 lots on coruer, iu
Grandview. Lovely home
Beautiful eonwr, fine honse on property:   In desirable part nt Vancouver.
Choice Acres near city; suitable tb'
subdivide; good buy; favorable
$500 .Buys
a lot 25x122 on Westminster
aveuuo, near city limits.
$200 cash,
$1 500
buys n fine lot on Lorno str**t.
Tlie finest location on this street.
Buy now before the price guns
up; $800 cash, balance 6 aud 12,
$41.0, $475 aud $>i00 eRch—half   cash.
These lots are high aud level.
Your Property wit'*
Mrs. R. Whitney,   2450   Westminetbr
nvenue, "Advocate" Ufliee.
Mrs. R. Whitney
2450 Westminateff ave.
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fat, ■.'et***J**Am^m*i*«*e*00rm%am*\\ii THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Local Items.
Mrs. J. J. G. Thompson is convalescing from a week's illness.
Mrs J, L.. Powell hns been ill for
about a week, but is improving.
io:    i
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Colo have re-
turned from their wedding trip and aro
living at 850*Sixth avenue.
BoimMfnl Spring Hats, latest styles at
Mrs. W. W. Merkley's.
Mr. Al Murphy ot Seattle, is visiting
his parents Mr aud Mrs. Jas. Murphy,
Twelfth avenue.
_ (0|   S  -I |l'lI    I
Mrs. Kickbrueh of Chilliwhack, has
been visiting Mrs. P. Ryder and Mrs.
0. G. Kinnie this week.
Capt. H. B. Walton, 581 Ninth avenuo west, will givo free treatment by
tlie Electric Rays all noxt week, from
1 to !) p. in , to prove the merits of this
mechanical discovery for all pains and
 — :o:	
Flint's Bromo Grippe—best cure for
cold in the head—26c a box at the
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoffice Drng  Store.
On Saturday afternoon last a
fire broke out in the Vancouver
Rackett and after it was extinguished and die Firemen had gone back
to the hall, another fire broke out
in the Abernethy building, adjoining the first one on fire. Damagies
to the extent of about $1,000 was
done by the fire. Gray's Bicycle;
Store, Mr. Clark over the Rackett,
and the Abernethy building were
the sufferers from the flarnes. The
fire was caused from a chimney.
Thompson's Cream of Witch Hazel—
best for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleasaut M. A. W. Drug Store.
Attention is called to the advertizement of Crocker Brothers, wood
dealers. This firm is well-known
on Mt. Pleasant and its business is
steadily growing, there being four
teams now employed in delivering
wood. They give god big loads of
wood at the lowest market price,
and make a specialty of dry cedar
wood. Their 'phone number is 914.
Remember them when you need
Mrs. Janet C. Kemp, D. S. C. of the
L. O. T. M., gave a tea at her home on
Niuth avenue, in the interests of Alexandra Hive No. 7, Thursday afternoon
and evening. The following ladies
contributed to a most enjoyable impromptu program. Mrs. Hicks saMg
'"There glows a Bonny Brier-bush in
our Kail-ynrd," nnd tn an encore-
•"Within a mile o' Ediitborough tonu";
piuuo selections by Mrs. and Miss Neil.
Misses Webb, Skiuner and two vocal
solos by Miss Paul were pleasingl(y
rendered. Mrs. Kemp spoke en the
objects and financial success of the
Order. About fifty guests were present
and wero served daiity i efreshmeuts.
SjSi'8. F.Budloug and Mrs. J. Wilsiu
assisted the ho.-te<s.
thb Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
bad free for Royal Crowu
Soap Wrappers.
for Flowers, choice Pot Plauts in
variety, Ornamental Trees and
Flowering Shrubs, also a choice lot
of Privet for hedges. You will find
my prices reasonable.
Nursery  & Greenhouses,  corner of
Fifteenth aud Westminster avenues.
The Cheapest Place in The City.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
days nfter date, I intend to apply to tbe
Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands
nnd Works, for n special License to cut
and carry away timber from the following described lands situated iu Sarward
Distriot: North Rendezvous Island,
situate betweeu North-end of Read and
Raza Island, and containing 640 acres
more or less.
Fred Newman.
Read Island, April 20, 1907.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Hou Chief Commissioner of I-itnds aud
Works for a special license to ent aud
carry away timber from the following
described lands situate in Sayvard
Distriot, Obrtez Island: Commencing
at a post planted about two miles South
of the mouth of Vondooop Creek, on
North shore of a Salt lagoon, marked
W., and thence sixty chains east, thence
twenty chains sonth. thence south to
to shore of Salt lagoon, tbence along
shore to place of commencement, and
containing by admeasurement 640
acres more or less.
E. W. Wylie.
Red Island, April 96th, 11*07.
To cut a skirt from striped or
plaid goods place the centre of the
front gore exactly over the centre
of the plaid or stripe. Tlie same
thing should be done when cutting
a circular skirt. Then place the
edge of the eut gpre, or the width
fpr a circular skirt, to the uncut
material, matching the crosswise
lilies by moving it up or down a
block or a stripe,, as needed; and sa
on, cutting the remaining portions,
or gores of the skirt.
I'or a skirt with a bias seam at
the centre-front, begin by folding
over one end of the material eve.i
with the selvedge, or only part-way
o\er if a full bias   is not desired.
Presentation   to   a   Popular
Young Business Man.
Mr. Charles E. Netherby, the retiring manager of the local M. A.
W. Drug Store, was surprised by
a party of his friends on Tuesday
evening and presented with a handsome ai-jewel gpld watch and
chain. On the front of the watch
a monogram, "C. E. N.," was beautifully engraved and in the back of
the case was engraved "Presented
to C. E. Netherby by Mt. Pleasant
friends, April 30th, 1907." Dr, W.
F. Coy read an address and Mr. W.
R. Owen presented the watch. Mr.
Netherby was taken completely by
surprise, but managed to make a
pleasant little speech of acceptance
and thanks in which he expressed
his deep regard for Mt. Pleasant
and its peoole; he hoped to come
back in the near future and open a
large first-class drug store. Mr.
Netherby passed cigars and his
friends bid him good-bye and wished him a pleasant holiday trip.
Those in the presentation party
were: Doctors Allen, Coy and
Hart, W. R. Owen, G. A. Cruick-
shank, N. Russell, J. P. Nightingale, H. O. Lee, H. W. Howes, R.
S. Cummin^s. Mr. Netherby is
very popular among the business
men, as well as with the general
To Mr. CE. Netherby:
Dear Sir,—When your friends
learned that you had resigned from
the management of the M. A. W.
Drug Store and that you intended
leaving Mt. Pleasant, they thought
it a fitting opportunity to> ask you
to accept a present from them
which they hope will be a daily reminder of their regard; also to express their regret at your departure. We assure you it is a pleasure to us to have this opportunity
of expressing our sense of the
pleasant relations that have always
existed the years you have been
among us. We are most pleased to
learn it is not your intention to
leave the city, and hope you will
have a very pleasant and enjoyable
We have no lack of confidence
in vour future success, as we know
that the conscientious fidelity which
has characterized your management
for others must be succesfu) when
applied U> the business you intend
starting for yourself.
Please accept this Cold Watch
and Chain with the very best wishes
of your Mt. Pleasant friends.
Sigjied on behalf of your friends :
N. Allen,
W. R. Owen,
G. A. Cruiekshank.
The following names were attached to the address:
Dr. W. D. Brydone-Jack, Dr.
Robt. Lawrence, Dr. N, Allen, Dr.
\V. F. Coy, Dr. E. D. Carder, Dr.
J.U. Hast, "TFre Advocate," Xo. 3
Fire Hall, Tlie Vancouver Breweries, Ltd., Mrs. W. W. Merkley,
Mrs.   H. P.    DePencier,   W.    R.
i   sail i
Then cut off the triangle-like end C->w™- ,H- ?• ^e, E ^ft^f'
and lay this edge even with   your £• Cruiekshank. J P. N ightmg* e,
...ittern   nt   the "Ltam     of  centre-   ?.'. VY" I™**** __- '_'   .<*?all?'
At a meeting of the Quarterly
Hoard of Mt. Pleasant Methodist
Church on Monday evening, it was
decided to extend a call to Rev. J.
P. Westman, Cranbrook, B„ C, to
succeed Rev. A. E. Hetherington.
Uev. Mr. Westman has a splendid
record as a successful minister and
is a good speaker. Whoever succeeds Rev. A. E. Hetherington
must be a successful man; as Mr.
Hetherington has by his sincere and
faithful work advanced the -mrch
wonderfully in all. lines of ils activity during his three years- pastorate. Rev. M. Hetherington is a
man who can co-operate with the
workers of his church in every
Brancft and' thus utilizes; the services and ideas of all for the work
of the church, this, coupled with his
devotion and personal industry, has
made his ministry-the most successful, so far, in "the history of the
church. Rev. Mr. Hetherington
will become Assistant Principal at.
Columbia College', New Westminster, assuming his duties in September..
pattern at the bottom of centre
front. After cutting out this
width lay. the uncut goods-above itr
matching each line and plaid.   Cut
W. T. Murphy,. W. D. Muir, II
Williamson, SS. McClay, J. P. Law-
son, Oscar MfcCutcheon, C. Ternan, H. W. Howes, H. J. Foote
the other half of the skirt by that  R TrimMei R„ssd, & McCuaig, (.
The pe«rji|»ient advertiser is thfe ehnp
who wins-'OUt     The "occHri-onsit' ad
isn't to*."*
tfeft      *
lllll-    I.IIII 111. IHIIIIHIHIIl;.: II.I
ally It Vory goc^busih*-lfcj}*r'iip»-ii'
which you have already finished
When basting together edges that
require matching, place the stripes
or figures together and put the
point of a pin through the design
to be connected ; then turn the point
down, again through your connecting material pieces.. Stay all bias
seams (when not attached to lining) with seam-binding, which
costs about a sent a yard..
As this season's trimmings, arc
so largely bias folds, bands or
flounces, on the checked, striped or
plaid gown it will be necessary to
cut these on a true bias. To do this
fold over the end of your goods
'•ven with the fely-jdg*. and cut off
tfte comer. From this end you
may cut any width you desire, remembering to match at every seam)
and to handle the bias pieces carefully, basting the turned-under
edges with fine thread in small
These instructions are the same
for cutting out almost all that the
home dressmakerif.T; may handle,
whether shirtwaflH-S.^odices, skirts
ur the otdinarv cosftetoes..
G. LvalV,. Si W. Keith, C. Peters.
■ ^**t***0St*4M*********'40*
Syr. Looal Harm*
The Advocate
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i, like to read! advertisements. Tflcy
are im rtiemsclves literature; and' I
can gauge the proisperity oi the cowI-
•try by their very ^ppearanoe."—Wil-
fSam E, Gladstone.
Advocate $1
lor 12 p-ttths
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. 0.
Manufacturers' Samples of Children's Silk, Laco, Lawn and Nainsook
Pinafore*. Manufacturers' Samples are better than regular stock, you
buy tbem at a big discount and get a larger variety.
Children's Japanese Silk Pinafores, worth 91.00 for   60c each
" "      1.36- '•      «3c ••
" " " " "       160 "   tl-00 "
" " " " "       1.76 " ... 1.2*5 "
Children's White Lawn arid Nainsook Pinafores Worth 26c for 16c each,
.i ..      i. .. .. ..   80c   „    20c      „
*l          t»
**    60c   "    36c
It            M
"     BOe  "   45«
»<            tt
"     75c "    &£
1*          H
"   $1.00 "    7te
•«»          t»
- "     1.26 "    906
8 Liueu Coats,
worth 80c for 60c each
*t          i*
" 75c ."	
J. Horner,
139 Hastings street east.
Between Westminster and Columbia avenues. 'p&one 877,
Have PineLote iiii
j South Vancouver
j    also ACREAGE     |
2450 Westminster ave*
5jj_ 1
1 . «
1 \*rtftam*taya**^00*^
List Your Propertv
with Mrs.  R.  Whitney,   2450
Westminster avenue.
There   is a great demand for
vacant lot*
There ia a great   demand for
houses to reat.
Residential property is also in
greut demand.
List your property now.
e, & jt. HRum & co.
Company,   FW-N'ciai.,   Press and
80 Fleet! St., London,. E.G., Bhglnnd
(_oftiuinl Business a Special*}-.
By Gevakiiitc Meybrmlt..
They go from us, our well-beloved
But, ev'h as sailors by the northern-
We steer our course by lights that
shine afar,
And. trust to come at last, unhindered,
(When that our days of diligence
' be sped),
Unto the   blessed   region's where
Cncv are,
Into their gracious presence,  with
no bar
Between our sotils and theirs, nor
any druad
,But ah, fof those who. livinc. neap
up scorn
Against us; make a barrie-*" of
Or dull indifference; who bave up-
Affection by the root! Though we
be strong,.
Though we be faithfuly wc may not
come nigh*.-
These- are our lost ottes, and' uot
tiiose whir die!
Personal notice* ofc vleifors On
nt. Plans*!*, or <J* **. Pleafla-t
pcople-who visit athe-rcities, ah_o *_i
local social affairs aru gladly MceiVei.
by "The Advocate."
-ni /empjJk a th'e,->s* _uf»tt*tti(
meditutoWhtt-J it cirtttlatfti. ?•). BUM
Trade Marks
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The ARNOTT METHOD is the "
ohly logical method -Tot the cure
of Stammering. It treats the
CAUSE, not merely the HABIT,
Snd insures natural speech.
Pamphlet, particulars and references sent on request.
Berlin, Ont.,  Can.
Made for
Mothers use
For Intern- _nl Extern- use.
Cures croup, colic, cramps,
coughs, sore throat, burns,
25 and 50 cts. At all druBPBts.
'   1.1 MOM 4 CO,, Boil". ■»«••
W.prant.d to aim* S.tlaf.otlon.
Caustic Balsam
Has Imitators But No Competitors.
A Safe, Speedy and Positive Cure for
Curb, Splint Sweeny, Gapped Book,
Strained Tondonft, Founder, Wind
Puffs, and all lamenece from Spavin,
Ringbone and other bony tumors.
Cures all ikin dlseaies or JParasitoa,
Thruah, Diphtheria, Removes all
Bunches from Horses or Cattle,
As a Human. Remedy for Rheumatism,
Sprains,   Bore Throat,   elc, it ia invaluable,
V.vcry bottle of Caustic Balsam sold Is
"Warranted to prive satlsiactlon. Price $1,60
per bottle.  Sold by druggets, or sent by ex-
(iress, charges paid, wltb full directions for
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T testimonials, eto.   Address
The Lawrence*William- Co., Toronto, Ont.
Nurses'  and
Mothers' Treasure
—safest regulator for baby. Prevents
■colic and vomiting—gives healthful rest
—cures diarrhoea without tbe harmful
effects of medicines containing opium
or other injurious drugs. a*a
25c.—at drug-stores.       _f
National Drug & Chem- ami
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No   Infraction  of   Rules.
As an express train was going
through a station one of the passengers leaned too far out of the window, overbalanced, and fell out. He
fortunately landed on a sand heap,
«o that he did himself no great injury, but, with torn clothes and not
a few bruises, said to a porter who
was Standing by:
"Whnt shall I do ?"
"You're all right, mister," said the
porter. "You're ticket allows Vou to
brenk your journey."—Tit-Bits.
Healthy babies are good babies-
it is only the sick child that cries
■all the time. Mothers, if you want
*o see your little ones smiling and
'happy give .them Baby's Own Tablets—there is a smile in every dose.
The Tablets cure all the little ailments of childhood arising out of a
'disordered condition of the stomach
or bowels. They are good for all
!babies and are sold under the guarantee of a government analyst to
'contain no opiates or harmful drugs.
Mrs. P. D. Kirk, Dumfries, N. 8.,
■says: "I always use Baby's Own
Tablets for the ailments of m'y little
ones and find them a splendid medicine. A few doses always restores
them to perfect health. I would not
be without the Tablets ill the house."
The tablets are sold by druggists or
by mail at 25 cents a box from The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Tlie Mackenzie river is, with its
tributaries, 2,500 miles long—equal to
the distance from Liverpool to Halifax.
, Spring pimples, boils, skin rashes
and eruptions are just now rampant.
The most scientific corrective and
blood purifier is Bileans, the herbal
remedy. Mr. Thos. Hesselwood, an
employee of the Consumers' Gas Co.,
Toronto, says: "Bileans are the beBt
blood purifier and liver corrective I
have ever met with. Pimples and
boils broke out all over my neck. My
blood seemed absolutely filled with
impurities and poisons. My liver
was disordered, too, and I was dull,
weak and ailing. Bileans purified my
blood and cured the boils and pimples; they also toned up my system
—gave me vim and energy, and filled
me with life and vigor!"
Reader, Bileans can do the same
for you! All druggists and stores
sell them at 50 cents a box, or from
Bilean Co., Toronto, for price. 6 boxes
for $2.50. Send one cent stamp for
sample box.
Use for the "x"-ray.
Even such tricks as hiding jewels
in hollow shoe-heels or swallowing
diamonds cannot longer be depended upon to cheat the customs officials.
In the French government tests of
the "x"-ray detective of Alphonse le
Roux, persons representing smuggling
passengers have been examined without removal of clothing or any indignity except being detained a few
moments before the apparatus, and
so rapid is the process that 167 persons received attention in forty-five
minutes. On these individuals were
articles of many kinds, variously concealed. Watches were revealed in the
hem of a woman's skirt, a tiny
locket under a young man's tongue,
watch chains and a bracelet in tlie
coils of a woman's hair, card-cases
in a man's shoes, and even buttons
—proving the presence of gloves—under the clothing over a man's chest.
Tried on postal packages, without
breaking sells or untying strings, all
kinds of articles were shown in the
most innocent and unlikely places.—
Philadelphia Ledger.
A Pill for Generous Eaters.—There
are many persons of healthy appetite and poor digistibn who, after a
hearty meal, are subject to much
suffering. The food of which they
have partaken lies like lead in their
stomachs. Headache, depression, a
smothering feeling follow. One so
afflicted is unfit for business or work
of any kind. In this condition
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will bring
relief. They will assist the assimilation of the ailment, and used according tc direction will restore
healthy digestion.
A  Marvelous  Machine.
A machine which threads a thousand needles a minute is at work in
a Swiss factory. 'The purpose of the
machine is to thread needles that
are placed afterwards in a loom for
making lace. The device is almost
entirely automatic. It takes the
needle, carries it along, threads it,
ties the knot, cuts tlie thread off a
uniform length, then carries the
needle across an open space, and
places it in a rack. The work o.
threading these needles war formerly
done by hand.
The early spring number of "The
Designer" has a useful and interesting array of household matter and
fiction. The first fifty pageB are
mainly devoted to the display and
description of gowns designed for
spring and summer wear, and to the
illustration of the accessories that go
with them. The end of the book is
reserved for articles relating to household affairs, among which are the
three sections of matter contributed
by the readers of "The Designer"
containing many practical bits of advice about children, homes and wage-
earning. Simple entertainments,
suitable for little home evening affairs, are always given in "The Designer," and in the March number
some verse suitable for recitation is
included. The Puzzle pages, the
Fashion Notes for Men, the practical
advice about how to make and keep
oneself beautiful, the lectures by a
florist on how to grow flowers—all
regular departments of the magazine
—are full of especial interest this
The Fiction is made a feature in
the March number. A continued
story by Miles Bradford, author of
' Carlotta and I." is begun, entitled
"Economy Farm." Also, Edilh Parker Johnson, now a resident of Korea,
has contributed an interesting article called "An American Garden in
Korea." Besides these, there is a
story by Edwin L. Sabin and a particularly graceful little poem ol
Minna Irving's.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Vancouver  to  the   Klondike.
Application will be made to the Dominion parliament to incorporate a
company to build a line of railway
from the northern boundary of British Columbia to Dawbon City by way
of the most feasible route. The applicants for Yukon River Valley road
are Messrs. Henry Blitz and Louis
Auerback, of Boston. The significance
of this application will be realize-
when it is pointed out that at the
last session these gentlemen secured
a provincial charter for a railway
line from Vancouver to the northern
boundary of the province, known as
the British Columbia, Northern and
Alaska company.
System Exhausted by Worry  and   Loss of
Sleep—Perfect Health the Result of Using
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
Such cures as this make it impossible to doubt the restorative influence of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
Mrs. E. J. Vanderburgh, of Eastern Welland avenue, St. Catharines,
Ont., states: "For twenty-one years
I was badly afflicted with heart
trouble, nervousness and cramps in
the limbs, also twitching'of the muscles and nervous headaches. I became weak, debilitated and emaciated.
My condition was distressing and'I
was made worse through worry and
loss of sleep.
"I tried a hundred remedies in vain
and reading about Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food I decided to try it. After having used half a dozen boxos of this
preparation my old trouble had entirely vanished and I was enjoying
better health than I had since girlhood. I am now past middle life
and am in perfect health. I would
not take worlds today and go back
to niy former state."
There is more or less mystery and
doubt as to the specific action of many
drugs, but it is positively and definitely known that iron forms new
red corpuse'es in the blood, or, in
other words, makes the blood rich
and nourishing.
But iron alone cannot be taken
into a delicate stomach. Tho great
secret of the success of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food is in the way iron is
combined with certain other restoratives so as to make a preparation
that can be used with the greatest
benefit by even the most weak and
delicate person.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is also
slightly laxative as well aB tonic in
influence, and while building up the
system insures the regular and healthful action of the digestive, filtering
and excretory systems.
If you would enrich the blood,
strengthen the nerves and replace
weakness and disease with health and
vigor use Dr. Chase's Nerve Food;
50 cents a box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at
all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates &
Co., Toronto.
Dear Mother
Your little on- ere a con.t_.nt eare it,
Fall and Winter weather. They will
catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh'i
Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and
what it has done for to many *** It ia —id
to be the onlv reliable remedy (or all
cii-a-. of the air passages.jn children.
It it absolutely harmless and pleasant to
take, lt is guaranteed to cure or your money
is returned. The price is 25c per bottle,
and all dealers in medicine sell 314
This remedy should be in every household.
Otherwise  Occupied.
"Why  can't  I  get    my number f
demanded the man.
"Line's busy," replied the telephone girl.
"I don't believe it."
"It's so, just the same. Some cowboys have borrowed it to hang a
horse thief with."—Louisville Courier-Journal. ___________
Use the safe, pleasant and effectual
worm killer, Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator; nothing equals it. Procure a bottle and take it home.
Canada extends over 20 degrees of
latitude—from Rome to the north
A Sour Stomach and a Sour Temper
travel hand-ln-hand and are the precursors of mental and physical wreck.
Nine hundred and ninety-nine times In
a thousand food ferment (Indigestion) ls
tho cause. Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple
Tablets keep the stomach sweet—aid digestion—keep the nerve centers well
balanced — they're nature's panacea —
pleasant and   harmless.   35  cents.—88
Towne—That's the local weather
forecaster who just passed us.
Browne—Indeed ? He isn't a very
healthy-looking man, is he ?
Towne—No; he says the climate
here doesn't agree with him.
Browne—Yes ? I wonder if that's
why he keeps changing it so much ?
The distance from Halifax to Vancouver is greater than from London
to Halifax.
Mlnard't   Liniment  Cures Garget   In
Mrs. Harris (looking up from a letter—I'm so glad we sent Harry to a
boarding school. I knew he would
make his mark. He says he is already considered one of the best
Mr. Harris—Let me see that letter.
Why that isn't "scholars," it's "scullers."—Chums.
-   STEEL"):
_   1   rvl  I   T    I      _*>  .
_*.i__iu«N^t*   srrops
Cattle with horo? at-o danc«rous
md a constant mcun-o to person*
and other oattle. Dehorn them
Quickly aiid with illgbt pain wuh a
AU over In!) minutes. Not ah&nih
method. Leaves a clear, clean cut.
Cows kIt© more mllkisteers make
-fetter beef. Send fortruo booklet,
ft. H.Uckenoi. fldois.8aU.io, Cu.
I 1 la p m
W.   N.   U.   No. 628
ElQlity Years Old—Catarrh Fifty Years
Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal I'.iwdev ;uits
him. Want any Btronger evidence of the
power of thla wonderful remedy over
this universal disease? Want the truth
of the case confirmed? Write George
Lewis, Shamokln, Pa. He says: —"I
look upon my cure as a miracle." It relieves In  ten minutes.—89
Canada contains  one-third  of
area of the British empire.
Minard's  Linimen. Cures  Colds, etc.
When Thomas A. Edison was living
in Menlo Park a visitor from New
York said to him one day:
"By the way, your front gate needs
repairing. It was all I could do to
get it open. You ought to have it
trimmed, or greased, or something."
Mr.  Edison  laughed.
"Oh, no," he said.    "Oh, no."
"Why not ?" asked the visitor.
"Because," was the reply, "every
one who comes through that gate
pumps two buckets of water into the
tank on the roof." — New Orleans
You canputonaroof that will    ^A'V*^nt^y    2M»^£L_-d
last a hundred years and be the   ~r *m **w        "0-__wa',sh'_g-s-28-guage tough-
right   kind   of   a   roof   every «__ steel, double galvanized—good
minute.    Or you can put on a ten-year roof   for a century, guaranteed m writing till 193^—fln>
that will nroLbly leak ^j»»fe«* I^SiSfeSfT t^S^
hits it, and keep leaking till it is rotted away. Gt\ymiztA Stoel Shingles
Either   roof  will   cost _ten feet by ten feet
you about the same in Compare   that  with   the
money at the start- ff""*   -*• ofdoiiedlg
But  the "Oshawa"- •fe#<»thow   *"   tt
And you canput on these
"Oshawa"  Galvanised
Steel   Shingles   yourself, ^^^^^^^^^^
easily, — with no tools but a claw-hammer and
snips. Simplest thing you know—can't get 'em on
"Oshawa" Shingles lock on all four sides—whole roof
is practically one sheet of double-galvanized steel, that
never needs painting.
shingled roof will be
FIRE-PRO OF-liter-
ally; and wind-proof—
actually; and lightning-
proof—positively. That's the hundred-year roof!
And that " Oshawa "-shingled roof will be
weather-proof for a centory. We'll GUARANTEE in every way for a quarter-century—from
now till Nineteen-
"Oshawa" Galvanized Steel
Shingles are GUARANTEED in
every vray for Twenty-Five Years
Ought     to    Last    a   Century
don't overlook that. Guaranteed in writing, over the
seal of a company with a
quarter-million capital,—
guaranteed in plain
English, without any ifs
or buts, for 26 long
That's the argument in
a nutshell—cost the same
Guaranteed in writing
for 25 years—and you
needn't ever paint it,
even I That's saying
something, isn't it ?
What would your
mill-man   say   if you .    hta_.„.   flre .proof,   water-proof,   rust-
asked him to guarantee cedar shingles for even   » F^hSfproof!  eesi-_   to  put  on;  and
He certainly Would make remarks I    jjuAiUNTEED:   That's the "Oshawa*' proposition I
^^^^^^^^^^^^^     Tell ua the measurement of any roof, and we'll teu
you exactly what It will cost to  roof
it with less work and for less money.
Plenty of facts that concern your
pocket-book come to you as soon as
you ask for our free book, "Roofing
ten years ?     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
And even the best cedar-shingled roof will be
leaking badly inside of ten years.
Seven out of ten of them leak the
first time it rains.    No wood-
shingled roof is fire-proof for a
minute, and the first high wind
that catches a loose shingle-
whoosh 1 goes half your shingled roof
over into the next township,
ask on.
A  post  card   will  do   to
  .The Pedlar People.
2KB&. u= J8SS1 Of Oshawa .SEt
Why don't yon ask now 7
T8 Lombard St.
015 Ponder SL
Made" of HItrh Carbon Wire,—well prove It to you. O0n__)-not crimped. This
mokes it etfll stronger in servloe. It stays taut Pointed WHITE over heavy
galvanizing—nut proof.  Experienced dealer* to eroet It  -sada all In sales
M9   —oa ln merit.    Got Ulustratod booklet and 1907 prices  before buying
W-U_«r-m».  Toronto.   Montr*__.l,  St.   John.   Winnipeg THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-
PARIS, Jan., 1906.
rITH each
week the
opera becomes
more brilliant.
Saturday ni__.it tho
loges presented a
acene rivaling "8a-
lambo'a" African
splendor — celebrated ln national
opera. Gowns ot
Hol't. pale tints, as
well as creamy
white (the latter
have only recently
reappeared), were
all brightened by
eome daring touch
either ln trimming
or an accessory, head-dresses being the
moat noticeable. The exceptional few
who were without a head ornamentation seemed to lack finish >.o their costumes.
Empire wreaths are seen In great num-
bera-^the most peralstent of Empire
styles yet seen. One exqulaite Parisienne
wore a gold wreath and gold slippers
with a white lace Empire gown. Aigrettes
—worn by very young women—are wonderful bunches of heron or paradise
feathera, fastened In place with a Jewel
and standing off to the side nine or ten
lnchea. Louis Seize wreaths, poised co-
quettlahly on the pompidour, make a
pretty note of color—rosea or vloleta
sprinkled    with    sparkling    gold   duet.
lights of the shimmering velvet, a tiny    11
peacock fan of Iridescent sequins.
There ls another new fan much ln favor with girls who are not yet "out"—
for the  opera ia  their great privilege.
Get somebody to paint you one of these
fans, if you aren't equal to lt yourself,
for It has been discovered they all come
from a certain place In the Boulevard
des Capucines,
where   an   amusing
little   madame   explains,  with excusable pride in her Invention,   that   each
Is painted by hand
so  no  two are  exactly   alike.     They
are    done    In    bold
black  or   white   on
a  ground  tinted to
your own choosing,
which, at the same
tli   e,     cunningly
blenda  with  kitty's
stylish   bow.      But
the   eyes!   greenest
green.   Impudent,
droll,     threatening,
pleading—a   peep
Into every sort of soul known to kit-
Such a fan Is worth its weight ln gold
for breaking the Ice of conversation—
these meek little French demoiselles are
wise In their generation. Though their
p.alted hair Is tied on their necks with
a quiet, brown velvet bow, let me tell
you, messieurs, that soft frizzy pompadour Is nothing mor. than an artistically ruffed up Marcel undulation.   E. D.
There la uaually an Empire scarf or
feather boa matching the color of the
flower chosen. '
Over a gown of black ctilffon a young
matron had draped a black scarf, beaded ln crystal. This she repeated In a
narrow band of brilliants, diagonally
crossing her waved pompadour. To be
"a la mode" you must have some touch
that lightens the costume, but take good
care not to overdo it; that ls where
1'arlslenne taste gets in Its subtle work.
I Imagine a velvet gown, richest sapphire blue In color. Its round neck and
eibow sleeves edged with creamy lace,
and carried with it, unconsciously lead-
In* you  into  all   the   beautiful  hidden
THE golden rule In cold weather ls
to keep the extremities warm, and
the HrBt and most important rule
for carrying It out ia never to be tightly
shod. Boots or shoes that (it tightly
prevent the free circulation of the blood
by pressure; but when, on the contrary,
they do not embrace the foot too firmly,
the si ace left between the shoe and the
stocking has a good supply of warm air.
The second rule is never to sit in damp
shoes, it is often aupposed that unless
shoes are positively wet it Is unnecessary to change them while the feet are
at rest. This is one of the greatest fallacies, for when the least dampness la
absorbed Into the sole In Its evaporation
It absorbs the heat from ihe foot, and
thus perspiration Is dangerously checked. This can be easily proved by trying
the experiment of neglecting the rule.
The feet will be found cold and damp
after a few mh-utes, although, on tak-
'ng off the shoe and examining lt, It will
appear to be quite dry.
I f THINK It waa some wise old chap
I ln Elizabeth'* time who aaid:
I "There la an hour In each man's life
* appointed to make his happiness, lf
then he seize it," but it la that seizing
business that's the rub. If only opportunities came to us ready labeled, it
would be dead eaay to take advantage
of them, but they don't.
Early training may have something to
do with our blindness. We haven't
learned to look out for the thlnga that
may come our way, and very few capabilities spring into life full-grown. Kindergarten babies of today are given
building blocks and lumps of clay witb
which to make things—not necessarily
special things, but something, and the
principle Is a good one.
Competition Is a big incentive to work,
and the human atom who sees his neighbor In the adjoining chair constructing
a man-of-war out of some bits of three-
Cornered wood   ls apt to call upon his
own Imagination, and watch for a
chance to build something more wonderful. He ls seeing his opportunltlea,
tbat baby.
There never was a succeasful Invention patented that there did not come
before the public, half a dozen claimants
who had thought of the same thing, and
who were just getting their plans into
shape when the other fellow dumped the
full-fledged scheme on the market. It is
no doubt true that they did think of It,
but if they couldn't see the opportunity
to present It flrst, tho other fellow is
not to blame.
It's the same way with every Bort of
work. If we don't see our chances for
writing a certain article, for doing a
particular sketch, for designing a little accessory of dress, somebody else,
who la a little more on the alert, wllb
and she'll get the credit toi it tuts,
WONDER   why   it   is,"   said   the
woman who thinks about things,
pensively,    "tnat   so   few   poo,.le
think   it   worth   while    to    carry
good breeding into their business  relations?    I  know  plenty of  women    who
pride themselves  on always  doing  and
saying  the correct   thing   In   their  own
or other people's houses   who make you
think of Fiji Islanders off on a vacation
when they are let loose ln an office or
"They haven't time to be polite," said
the woman who works for a living,
tersely. "It takes longer to get Inlo
your clothes when yuu wear frillB than
it does when yeur wardrobe consists of
the Scriptural sackcloth, and, naturally,
It takes longer to put trimmings on your
manners." The womun who ihlnks
about  things shook her head.
"Some women put more energy and
time Into one nasly speech lhan Ihey
would need for a whole manual of politeness," she answered, "so it isn't necessarily because they arc hurried. Besides, 1 am not confining mv observation to women who are hustling aipunil
getting their bread and butter, though
heaven knows, there Is room enough *'
improvement wilh fliem, too.' Dm _■
nover notice the woman of leisure • .ion
she goes shopping or hus business dealings with any one—especially a fellow-
woman? You'd tlnnk she couldn'i curry ber politeness and her noutteii. ink
around at the same lime! '
Some women do act .is if .|bey h.. to
get every 'please' end thank you'
through the cuBtom house, they're so
sparing of them.' admitted the woman
who works for a living, thoughtfully;
"but, all Ihe same, 1 slick lo my old
opinion, that hurry is ui ihe root of
most rudeness. If you are busy, and in
a rueh, vou are naturally much mere
absorbed In your work than In other
peoples feelings, and, If one or the
ether has lo be given the no-by it is
apt to be In the feellrgs. The same rule
works with the woman of leisure. She
goes on a shopping expedition, flred
with the deiei mil,alion to buy everything on a haifyard list within four
hours; and—sad as lt Is, I must confess the truth—experience teaches that
other people ure more apt to uphold
their end of the line, if they know their
failure means your turning nasty." Tho
other woman silll looked unconvinced.
"That's no reason for being disagreeable In advance," she said, "and 1 don t
like the principle, li seems to me if
every woman would just start out wi'h
the Idea that she was going to be con
siderate and well bred In her business
dealings, we might—"
"Suppose you lend off." Interrupted
the woman who works for her living
wilh a twinkle In lier eye. "The cause
seems to be a good one, but"—she opened her desk energetically-' I am afraid
yuu will lind the way of the c* rmer
like that of the transgre.„oi «* jre'iv
,"vf* By Dr. Zinnia B. Walker
..    Copyright, 1MB, by A. S. Barnes & Co.
LIGHT, moderate exercise for a
short period will have very little
effect in reducing flesh. If you
have allowed yourself to become
awkward and heavy, it will take very
serious attention on your part to reduce
this superfluous fat. lt la only through
vigorous exercise and profuse perspiration that thla can be accomplished.
An actresB famous for her beauty, and
now approaching middle life, has solved
this important problem by swathing in
flannel the overdeveloped parlB and
throughout an hour's vigorous exercise,
drinking freely of hot water. These are
legitimate aids  In  reducing flesh.
Choose a few exercises and practice
them faithfully, constantly increaalng
the number of repetitions and you will
be rewarded by a return of symmetry
and elegance of figure.
To make the waist small and flexible
try this exercise of body raising. Stretch
out on top of a table face down. With
the feet held, 'or caught at one end of
the table, bend the body at the hlpo
over the opposite end of the table. Now,
with feet firmly held, hands at back of
the neck, elbows well back and head
up, chin in, bring the torso to a horizontal position; bend downward toward
the floor, then backward to horizontal
position again; repeat three times. Do
not practice this exercise lf you And
lt strains the muscles of the back, as
serious results may ensue without
proper precautions.   Always have an at
tendant when this exercise Is taken.   Do.
not take lt alone.
The waist will be much smaller when
the trunk la uplifted and the internal
organs held high, in proper position,,
than it la when they are allowed to sag-t
The wearing of corsets ls not the way tat
reduce the walat naturally.
Following a simple exerclae will acM
compllsh ihis within hygienic limits-1
Take standing position, slightly advanc-1
Ing the right foot; sway the body weir
forward, throwing the weight onto the*
forward foot; ra.se the arms upward,
hold well back, at the same time Inhaling the breath gently and slowly, until, by the time the arms are fully extended upward, the lungs will be fulljr
Inflated. Hold this position for a moment, then exhale the breath quietly, allowing the arms to descend to their
normal position, at the same time iv-
laxing the muscles.
To reduce the double chin.—The various neck exercises are a wonderful
help In reducing a double chin. Stretch
the head flrst to o..e side as far as possible, and then to the other. Extend lt
backward as far as possible—flrst ui-
rectly back-and then twisting the head
at various angles. AI) of these movements put the flabby muscles of this
part on the stretch and help to tone
them up.
in order to reduce a fat, ugly back,
practice with a broomstick, using It as
a wand. Keep It always behind the
back; raise and lower lt, jump with it
In your hands, twiat and turn and awing;
:t, always working with it behlnu you.
RAINY days often mean trouble in
the household where there aro
plenty of children, and some
one has suggested that the mother of
such a brood would dc well to provide
herself wl.h a rainy-day closet.
To It will find their way special playthings, rtserved for state occasions-
pictures, scrap books, paste pots, scissors, old magazines and paint boxes.
Anything, In fact, that can provide indoor amusement. When the rainy day
comes round the closet may be opened
and a distribution of its blessings made
Children delight in novelty, and the
very fact that there is a special treat
reserved for the days when the sun
doesn't shine will go a long way toward alleviating any disappointment over
the putting off of out-of-door tames and
FORTUNE-TELLING, in one form
or another,  will  probably never
lose Its popularity as a means of
entertaining people.    Most of ua
are egotists enough to enjoy peeps into
the future, even if we've no faith in lt.
To the would-be amateur fortuneteller a word of caution should be
given: don't tell bad news, even lf
the cards reveal it, to any one, no
matter how impresslv it makes the
fortune; and be particularly careful
what you tell those credulous mortals
who are to be found in every group, lf
you do tell bad luck, tell it in conjunction with something good, so that
its force IB broken. Otherwise, some
one is certain to worry over it, ridicu-
ous as taking such things seriously
teems to those of us whose nerves
Are not easily upset.
Ask the person whose fortune you
are to tell to make a wish, while you
shuffle and reshuffle the cards. Then
lay them, face down, upon the table
and ask her to cut them in three piles.
Look at the cards ln each.pile separately. If, in the one in which the
nine of hearts is found, there are
two aces, the cards foretell the getting of her wish.
Discard the spot cards below the
sevens, and take out a queen (or
king) to represent your "client." For
a dark woman the right queen ls that
of spades; dark hair and blue eyes
take a heart, chestnut hair and brown
eyes a club, and a fair woman a diamond.
Lay the face card down on the table
end lay out four at a time of the pack
left after discarding, placing one on
the left of the face card, one on the
right, one above and one below. The
cards the card faces (the queen's head
is rlways turned to one side) tell
what Is to be; those behind her, what
has passed; those over the card, what
s, or will be, in her mind, and those
below her, what she triumphs over.
The significance of the cards, according to an old colored "mammy" whose-
readings were a never-falling source of
delight to "young white folks," and a.
creator of awe among her own people,
are as follows:
Spades: ace—love, or, coming upside-
down, slckne88; ten—something immediate, or a disappointment (the "or," of
course, depending upon 'he other card*
which appear wiih it); nine— deBpair, or
a quart el: eight—In the far future;
seven—vexation, annoyance.
Clubs: ace—a letter, some testimonial
of distinction and honor; ten—a Journey; nine—a proposal, a present; eight-
prosperity and success in business;
seven—Inheritance, gain, profit.
Hearts: ace—your home; ten—a wedding; nine-betrothal, the "wish' card
as well; eight—great surprise; seven-
falling ln love, a love affair.
Diamonds: ace—great prosperity,
news; ten—Immediate pleasure, meeting
a long-absent friend; nine—sickness or
money; eight — pleasant information;
The face cards i.iean people light or
dark, according to the rules given for
determining the Individual's card; ano)
the kings mean older men than do Jacks
Read according to -he groups rather
than from each card, setting the meanings of the cards "glvi and take" from
each other.
Three cards of one kind coming together rlgnify: 3 aces-i great surprlae;
3 tens-finding a new i-iend; 3 ninesr-a
removal; 3 elghts-somi thing unexpected; 3 sevens—a loss; 3 J.cks—deceit and
treachery; 3 queens--,! quarrel- 1
kings—a warning. The cards following teli the nature of the meaning
A llttle practice—and a good deal of
imagination!—will resuli in your learning to tell a very Interesting fortune In.
a little while; and than—prepare to bein demand!
A WESTERN member contributes
a list of household helps that
remind us pleasantly of the
valuable "briefs" for which we are
Indebted to our brotherly "Private
Secretary." If I had ten times the
space which Is now adjudged to be
our lawful proportion, 1 should gladly
bring into the light sundry excellent
communications that lie In my Exchange drawer. Necessity Knows no
choice, and one long hitter would swallow up our tiny corner.
Dear and worthy friends and willing workers! 1 tm>v not plagiarize
Sydney Smith's advice to the young
author who submitted u manuscript
to the great wit for his "candid criticism."
"Hefore I read It let me advise you
to revise It and strike out every other
word," said the elder writer, "You
will be flitOnUhed at flndliiK how
much It will strengthen your style!"
I do plead for short, pithy letters.
They will be read by more people and
with moro attention than longer papers, and room can be made for
them where I hIhmiIi] like to have our
practical women and ..opld-be learners represent- <1. .ay whut you hnve
to say, and then stop!
Hnve 1 ever told in this Corner our
family anecdote of tho guinea pig?
One of our small boys was told to
"pick up a guinea pig by the tall and
see his eyes drop out." The 4-year-
old thus described the failure of tho
"I couldn't take him up by the tall,
for he hadn't any! It wasn't cut ore
or broken off, either. The guinea pig
just stopped there!"
Take the story to hearts, dearly beloved. Do not wltiihn' ' our rightful
tale of helpful letters. Help us, and
let us help you. But when the story
Is done, stop there 1
Small Things That Help in the
1. Rot a dish of cold water In ths ovsn
to keep the bread from burning while linking.
2. Lemoni will keep fresh lf put Into sn
uncovered |ar of cold water. Change the
water every two or three days.
8. Bait will remove stsins from oilcloth
table cover. Rub hnrd with a flannel,
dampened, not wot. with wnter.
4. Baking soda, rubbed hard on tinware
with a piece of damp paper, will clean and
IK.llF.ll It.
B. Cut off the top of an old soft jhne
and sew the leather between two thicknesses of cloth, and you cnn iron without
burning your hand.
s. If the lampwlok will not turn up easily
and evenly, pull out three or f"ur threads
lengthwise In different parts of the wick.
Try It In your oil stove.
7. Keep a large, sound apple, thnt ls not
too fragrant. In your cake-box to kvep tho
cake moist.
8. To drive away nnts, mix sn't, pepper,
borax and sugar together and scatter on the
pantry shelves.
9. Here Is a new wny to mnnagt a pot
roast: Put (he meat Into a large granite
pan or pnll that has a top. Penson to taste,
pour In a cupful of hot  wnter.   flt  the top
on tightly and net the pall In the oven.
Cook slowly for threo \\mm for beef, two for
Iamb or young mutton, not removing the
cover until trie meat Is done. Then take
up the meat and keep hot while you mako
gravy of the liquid )eft In tha pan.
10. I have boon much Interested In the
Exchange. This Is mv first visit. If any
member ■ haa an old bureau or bookcase in
attic or woodshed for which she has no use,
your humble servant would be thankful to
get It.   Tours tor help,
Will * ou add  to the other "beloe"
you offer your address ln full? I hope
to have occasion to make further uso
of it, and that we have now la incomplete.
Fruit Punch and Salad
Tou flatter nie by asking for the formulas
for fruit punch and fruit salad you had
when yuu lunched at my house last sum-.
mer. It given mc pleasure to Inclose recipes. Tou may rely upon them as exact.
They have been often tried In my family.
C. C. (Elizabeth. N. J.).
Fruit Punch.
Add to the Juice nf one can of pineapple
that nf six lemons and three oranges, one
can of rich preserved strawberries ana one
of tho same quality of preserved cherries.
Sweeten to taste and let all stand for two
.   or three hours.    Add,  then,  a quart and a
cupful of Iced water and a large cupful of
chopped   ice.    If  you  wiBh,   you  may  also
udd a pint of claret.
Fruit Salad.
Put Into "individual" cups three strawberries to each, canned or fresh; some
grated olneapple, a teaspoonful of orange
;*'ilii and the same of grapefruit; a very
llttle svrup from preserved ginger; a teaspoonful uf lemon Juice, one of raspberry
Juice, n little sugar and nil up the cup with
marasohino cherries. Set in ice until very
cold,   Rut from the cups.
I can testify the punch was as nectar and the salad was as ambrosia
to my thirsty self on the June day of
the memorable luncheon that introduced a dozen of us women to the delicacies aforesaid.
From a Young Housewife
Apropos of the fruit salad, we have
a request from a young housewife In
Memphis, Tenn.:
I am aahamed to tell you how little I
know of real housekeeping, but proud to
repeat thst my John told my mothei-ln-
law   last   night   that   I   bid   fair   to   be   as
flood a cook as nerself In time. I do mean
o do my very beBt to justify hia praise
of one who married within a year after
sho' left school. And, as "Rosa' says to
"Martha" In her distractions, "When do
girls get tlma tu learn anything of the
most Important of a woman's professions?"
I, for one, am determined to study hard
until I  "get there."
Now for my petition:  John was at a "Stag
supper''   the other night,  and  there was a
fruit   salad   that   Just   captivated   his  gastronomic   heart.    He   says   It   "looked   like
grapefruit   on   the   outside   and  tasted   like
everything   good   Insldu."    He   Is   sure   he
"detected   celery   and   banana,   snd   there
was  mayonnaise   dressing."    Can   you   put
ma In  tho  way of getting the  recipe from
this most  msscuilnc snnlysls?   I  am,  or I
t was,  a country girl, and rather "new'    to
■ modem Taney dishes.    Hut  I  should dearly
lo\e   to   surprise   my   dear' boy   with   that
* particular salad some Sundny 'night.
We keep but one maid, and. I get supper
every other Sunday. I must tell you that I
can make beautiful mayonnaise dressing.
The rest of the salad Is wbat bothers me.
Ho you suppose he really "detected what
he thinks he did?
R. 8. H. (Memphis, Tenn.).
I am sure that he did detect the Ingredients ho named. As positive, also,
that the captivating mixture was
served In the skins of grapefruit. Try
this recipe when your next Sunday
evening    "at    home"    comes    around;
Cut the Inner and crlspest stalks of
celery into half-Inch lengths. Skin a
banana and cut It Into r t cubes. Do
the same with a t nder tart apple. (A
"snow apple" would be good for this
purpose.) Have ready a couple1 of
halved grapefruit, from which you
have removed aU the pulp bo carefully
that you have . ot torn the skin of
either half. Cut the pulp taken from
one of the halves Into small pieces in
else corresponding to the apple and
banana   dice.     Put   all   these   Into   ■
chilled bowl and set in the ice or in a
very cold place for half an hour. You
do not need to be reminded that the
mayonnaise should be made lirst of
all, and left out ln the cold while you
are preparing the rest of the ln-
gredfents? The emptied halves of the
grapefruit should lie in ice (cracked)
until you are ready to make ready
for serving. Then empty, wipe and
fill them with the fruit mixture as
soon as you have poured the mayonnaise into the bowl and tossed tho
contents up lightly with a silver fork
to Insure thorough incorporation of
fruit and dressing. Put a half teaspoonful of the mayonnaise on the top
of each portion of fruit and serve
the filled skins upon small plates.
Let me know if this is what won
John's heart, and how he receives the
Sunday  night  surprise.
Suggestions for Churning
May a practical butter maker BUggeet to
"Mrs. a. H " that a small barrel churn Is
preferable to- the' .old-fashioned "dasher"
chum? In using the more modern vessel,
mb soo i as the granules of butter appear on
the si.rface of the milk, pour In a dipperful
of cod water, and, when the clots are all
formed and collected on the liquid, drain oft
the buttermilk tnrough the. hole provided
for the purpose. Stop this, with a cork, and '
pour in a bucket of cold water In summer,
wanner in winter—say from 5(3 to BO degrees.
Pit on the lid and turn the churn Beveral
times. Drain away the water and salt while
the butter is still In the churn. Stir with a
round stick, used for this purpose alone, A
butler paddle will do. Walt fltteen minutes,
then, with the lid still fastened down, turn
as in churning, and the butter will be thoi-
oughly worked and the salt evenly distributed. It may now be moulded Into pats or
packed ln boxes that come for the purpose,
holding from one to Ave pounds.
This Is a much easier and quicker way
than the old method of lifting the butter out
Into a bowl, working, setting away and
working again.
And If "Mrs. A, H." wants to make
money with her butter, ahe'can get iwo
cows, and. witli a cream separator, she
would And the work would be done most expeditiously with the barrel churn, and. as I
have indicated, with more satisfactory re-
suits. Mrs. F. B. Q. (McNabb, 111.)*
How to Hull Corn
I get so much good out of the Exchange
that I should like to help a weo bit. So I
venture to answer "I, L. W.," who asks
for a recipe for hulling com.
Soak the corn over night in warm water-
almost hot. In the morning drain oft the
water; put the soaked corn into-a kettle;
cover deep' with hot water, adding to each
quart of corn two tablespoonfuls 'w baking
soda. Cook gently until the hulls will .slip
off when the grains are rubit- d ln the hand.
Pour oh" the soda water; cover the corn
wJth DUrs cold water and rub off the hulls,
changing the water several times as It becomes clouded by the hulls. When the corn
Is cleaned, return lo the kettle, pour in
plenty of cold water, and bring again to
the boil. This dono, drain once more, cover
with cold wnter, salt to taste, end cook
tender.    It Is now ready to eat.
Our grandmothers used Ive to loosen the
hulls, but the Boda will do the work a,*»
I have tried to make this as short and as
plain as possible.
MRS. e. e. c. (Union,  111,).
You are to be congratulated on your
Bucee_s.    We thank you.
A Wish Gratified
I saw In your Corner that "1. L. W., of
Buffalo, N. Y.," wants a recipe for hulled
I have made It every year for ten years
according to an easy and simple formula. I
have had so much help from The Exchanre
•n  the past that I should like to return a
ilttfe of it.
F* 'M.  1st Wt (Mujak yo;* 'or icndln*  nur
name to two dear ladles-one In Trenton, N.
J., one in Philadelphia. Tbe bootus tuey
have given me were so much nicer than we
had expected that we are overjjyed And
they have written such friendly letters that
1 almost feel as if they were personal
friends  instead of utter strangers.
I suppose, if wo only knew it. that there
are lots of good things we all could do for
others, poor though we may be.
Hulled Corn for "I* L. W."
Soak half a peck of c'-rn over night In
lukewarm water. On the morrow put It
Into a large pot; cover deep with cold water; add three heaping teaspoonfula of n.ii-
natus, or of taking tooa, and bull gently
Until the hulls will rub off easily ln the
hands. Drain, and wasn the cum until the
water runs char. Cover again with cold
water and boil for half an hour. Wash
once more. Proceed in thiB way until the
corn is ter der, and the lust water in which
it fs boiled is not at all dlsculotcd. At first
It will be very red, but each washing will
make it llghtar. It will take several horns
to n.ake it ready, but it requires no care
while in cooking. 1 keep the coin In mi
open crock covered with water until it is
' ustd up.
I fry it In bacon fat for tbe table. It
seems like a tedious operation, but it is
good enough to repay one for the trouble uf
preparing Tt.
A. F. D. (Spencerport, N. T.).
You are right! there are many, many
good things- we. can do to muke Hie
brighter and easier for' others, if we only
keep our eyes and hearts open. You
have done arte CThd thin* in taking a
busy woman's time to write out the recipe another woman wants.
A §it of Information
Here is a bit jf Information that has
fluttered down upon my desk like a
leaf of wholesome pot-herbage;
Perhaps you know already  thut gasollno
fs  v^ry  good  for  cleaning  oathtubs,   sinks,
etc.?    I   nnd   it   far   bettor   than   kerosene.
Garollne evapjiates and leaves no unpleasant odor. „ m. 13. (Chlcagu).
ln using H yo**Tcannot be too careful
not to have so rnuch as a spark jf tiro
In the room,  or artificial  light of any
kind.   It ls not a week since a worthy
housemother poured two gallons of gasoline   into   the  stationary   tuba  in   her
laundry,   trusting   to   the   assurance  of
the man who sold it to her that It would
not   Ignite   unless   brought   Into   direct
contact  with ilame.    There  was a  low
flre In the range within six feet of her,
and the range was red from the hotter
flre of ironing day. The day was stormy,
and   kitchen   doors  and   wlndows*wero -
closed.   The gas thrown off by the gasoline -n tho process j,t cleaning a gown. .
filled   the  room,   ana" an   explosion   followed.   The credulous worker will carry
nil her life the scars left by the luckless
Real Plum Pudding
I Inclose recipe for a real English nlum
pud-ling. The I an l Christmas was the third
wo have spent In America, and uur fourth
Blnco we were marriod. My brother came a
long way to pass the holidays with us, and
we had a good time cooking all manner of
home dishes.
Grandmother's Plum Pudding.
<N. B.—This pudding will k«.cp for a year
If tied uii in a cloth and hung ln a try
One pound of lalslns and the same of currants; two pounds of fine breadcrumbs; one-
quarter of a pound of mixed orange and
lemon peel; half a pound of beef »u«; half
& pint of rum or brandy, one large ran.it,
eight fresh oggn; one ounce of bitter almonds; one grated nutmeg; one-quarter teaspoonful nf salt; one pound of sugar; ons
teaspoonful of baking powder.   ,
Chop  the su. t fine,   adding S little flour
as you crumble it The breadcrumbs must
be fine and dry. Peel and scrape the car-
tot. Blanch the almonds ln boiling water,
skin, and let them get cold and buttle before chopping them line, shred the orango
and lemon peel very small with a pair of
iharp scissors. Beat yolks and whites separately, and dredge the fruit thickly with
flour. Add a little milk to soak the crumbs,
or the pudding will be too dry.
The brandy goes In last. Butter the mid-
ding hag on the Inside; pour in th* prepared batter, leaving room to swell; put
into a pot of boiling water and keep up-i).«
boil for eight hours, replenishing the .va-
ter from the boiling kettls when It sinks
away so low that tne pudding In expo^u.
it imist be well covered all the time.
The carrot and crumba keep the pudding
Sauce for the Plum Pudding-.
Beat a quarter of a pound of butter to a
cream,   adding,   drop  by   drop,   a  clnss  ol   .
sherry and half an much brandy.   Then stir
in a tablespoonful of sugar.
Whn done, the sauce should look like
rich cream.
Yet another "tip" before I wind up my
letter. When sending magazines by express, cut cut alt the advertisements, and
save about six pounds on twelve books
am sending another batch to New York U>
names given through The Exchange.
I thank you for the hint about washing
1 tried It. and it was successful. 1 do it in
half the time I used tu take. I washed my
curtains arcordlng to The Exchange rules!
and thoy are beautifully white. '"
M. C.  (Chicago),.        "
Another Pudding Recipe
From a second English Womxtt wt
have still another recipe for the far-
famed plum pudding. I give both formulas, and a Jury of housemothers may
decide upon their respective merits i
do not presume to offer an opinion ' In
competition there ls life.
As an English woman, I do not like to see
our national dish— Kngiish plum pudding—
misrepresented. It always seems to hurt my
We Kngiish never use butter in plum pudding. I give betow a recipe for. the real,
sort.   Try II snd ree how rich it la.
"The Real Sort." .;
A good pound of beef suet, chopper tftwr
1 pound of seeded raisins, 1 of currants, t
of Sultana raisins, iu of best brown sugar, -
a good 14 of a pound of Hour, a good H.
pound of stale bread crumbs, part of a nutmeg. 1 tablespoonful of powdered allspice.
10 cents' worth o* blanched almonds, chopped?
very line; y> pound of mixed citron ami
lemon peel (more of citron than lemon), cut
up very fln<-\ I put tpn eggs In mine, but
six will do. W hip them thoroughly, andft
then drop gradually *A 'Pint* of brantly into
the eggs. Mix thoroughly; tie up In a floth,
taut (I use % of a yard). Plunge Into boll-**
Ing water and keep well under the surface..
Boll ten hours; six hours when- you_,/ni_ko it. .
four more when you are going to serve It—
say at Christmas. It will keep a ye*"- If
hung uu In a cloth.
Brandy Sauce for the "Real Boru*1
One pint of milk sweetened to taste,
brought to a boll nnd thickened with the
yolk of one egg nnd two tenspo-infuls of
cornstarch, with a |literal dash of hrnndy.
Stir the brandy Into the boiling milk uml
keep stirring fast for three minutes.
A Man Favored
"A man and a brother" sends In a
request which Is not germane to the
usual tenor of our exchange, but in
courtesy we admit It.
Kindly tell me where I may find these
verses, by sn annnymoui writer, 1 think.
The Arflt lines sre as follows:
It Is dull nnd dark nnd gloomv
With the window* fsclng north;
This, the old Colonial mansion.
From ths ivy peering forth.
u. n a.     W,
-May 4, 1907-
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Howe Sound
f 43 Acres
Crown Grant Laud.
Half milo water-front.
Heavily timbered—fir and cedar.
Cash *> 1.000.   "Will exchange
for city property.
One 50-ft lot, on Thirteenth avenue,
$500; cash $825—a good buy.
One 42-ft corner lot on Westminster
avenue; $8 00, oash 1505,
Double  corner   on    Tenth avenue;
^price 11.950, easy terms.
Two choice lots on Ninlh avenue;
price on terms $1.600,cash $1.000,balance
6 and 12 months; price all cash $1,525.
These are very dosirable lots.,
$4,300, }4 cash—will buy
44-ft. front on
\ Westminster ave.
Good business property.
Mrs.R. Whitney, "Advocate"
Ofiice, Mt.  Pleasant.
Phone 014.
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All kinds of Mill Wood.
Dry Cedar a specialty.
Yard, foot of Columbia street.
Crocker Bros.
is only $1.00 a year,
50c for 6 months,
U.io for 3 mouths.
Youug Peoples Societies.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at 15 miuutes to 7, every {Sunday
evoniug in Advout Christian Church,
(Jevoiith avenue, ueur Westin'r ave,
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
I Methodist Church meets at 8 p. m.
'   3. Y. P. U., meets in   Mt. Ploasr
Baptist Church at 8 p. m.
The Y. P. 8. C. E., meets at 8 p. m
Ju Mt. Plcastu-ant Presbyterian Churoh
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\ Crockery, Glassware,
Buchanan & Edwards
662 664 Granville St.
'Phone 2021.
The Jury  unanimously
agree that the
is made by
Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to W. D. Muir.)
2414 Westmiuster avenue, Mt. Pleasant
■Phone 448.
Mt. Pleasant Mall, (Postoffice.)
Tho letters aro coll.-otcd from theMt.
t'li'iu.iint Postoffice at the following
7s30, 9, 10.30 a. m.,
18:110,16:15, 16:46 o'clock.
All clnsses nf mail leaves ai 10 a. m.,
uml H* )0-0p m.
Mail arrives at 9:30 and 3:15 p. m.
Mt. Pleasant
Jewelry Store
All kinds of Watch, Clock
and Jewelry repairing done.
First-class Workmanship.
Satisfaction guaranteed.
2456; -Westminster avenue.
DO IT WOW l-If sol alreudy a Sab
aariatm tm "T** AirxytrnM" ***
are Out
ou the Trees is a good
time to have the house photographed
We make all sizes from a Post
Card up. If yon will call at the
Studio corner Ninth nud Westminster avenues, we would be pleased
to show yon samples and sizes of
our work and quote you prices.
Northern Bunk Buildiug, Niuth avenue.
Red Star
For tho    Freshest   and Finest of
Grocery goods on the Hill.
Coffee giouud while you wait
Butter aud Eggs a specialty.
Ninth & Westminster avenues
Northern Bauk Building.
Kit nail Workmanship Qimriuttoert.
denning, Repairing,   Prosslhg   nml   Dyeing
Suits sponged and pressed Ior*i, pants for 25c
Niuth &, Westminster aves., Up-stahs
Get your work dono at the
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
FitANK Underwood, Proprietor.
BATHS—Bath room fitted with Porcelain Bath Tub and all modern
"The Advocate"
$1 a year; M>c for * months
A-iTeurti^ iB "1\* AjyacjU*,"
BOY WANTED at the  M.   A.   W.
Drug Storo
Mr. Cecil A. Hale, of Calgary, is visitiug friends on Mt. Pleasant.
Mr. W. G. Davidson will leave Sun
day for a business trip to Portland.
Mrs. (Dr.) Brett Anderson and Mrs
(Dr.) H. D. Burritt left Wednesday for
a week's visit to Seattle.
Mr John Ford of Manitoba, has
bought a home on Seventh aveuue, and
will reside on Mt. Pleasant
Mr' N. A. Webb from Dauphin,
Man., brotheriu-law of Mr. W. R.
Owen arrived in the city on Saturday
aud will locate on Mt. Pleasant.
"The Bulkley Pioneer" is a new
weekly paoer which is devoted to
exploiting the resources and every
advantage of the Bulkley Valley
country. It is ably edited and contains interesting instructive articles
and news items of that Northern
Work on the Robson Memorial
Church at Epworth is progressing
rapidly and it is expected the corner-stone will be laid on Saturday,
May 11th. When completed the
church will hold 200 people. It is
situated at the corner of the Flett
and Flemming roads, one block
south of Clark's Park, and one
block west of Cedar Cottage station.
The Concert given by Miss Mignon
Duke at Knox Church on Thussday
night, will uo doubt remaiu a promi
nent feature of the present musical
seasou. This talented young lady never
sang better, und her different numbers
brought forth storms of applause. The
best numbers were "Tonight," by
Zurdo, and "Kathleen Mavorueeu."
Miss Duke was capable assisted by Miss
Fowler of St. John, N. B„ aud Mr.
L. H. J. Miuchin.
The Epworth League of Mount
Pleasant Methodist Church has
elected the following officers for the
ensuing year: President, H. H.
Armstrong; 1st Vice, Mr. Copeland; 2nd Vice, Miss M. C. Mc-
Caine; 3rd Vice, Miss Alberta
Dickey; 4th Vice, Mr. Proud; Secretary, Miss L. Copeland; Treasurer, Miss H. Burritt; Organist,
Miss Edna Kinch.
Prof. G. P. Hicks. Musical Instructor
in the Public Schools, guve tho pupils
of the Fourth aud Fifth Readers a fine
Recital ou Thursday afternoon at the
High School, among those taking part
wero Miss Ella "Walker, Miss Leulls
Webber aud Miss Ritchie. The objeel
of thp Recitals is to cultivato a taste for
the better cIhbs of music among the
school < hildren. "Music ennobles those
who study it, ns well as those who
Choice Home Sites at
This is one of the prettiest suburbs of Vancouver. This property is within a block of
the tramline—carefare to Cedar Cottage is
the same as on the city lines. Fine homes
have been built in this locality and many
handsome residences are to be built this
summer. For people with means no more
exclusive or beautiful locality can be found
so near the city.
Two, (2), Half~acre Blocks;   One, (1), lj^-aore Block;
Two, (2), 88-ft. Lots? Four, (4), 83-ft. Lots.
Facing on three streets.
For Sale Exclusively By—
Mrs. R. Whitney
2450 Westminster ave.
Mr. R. Meek of South Vaucouver,
who has lived in Vancouver over twenty
years, has, us mauy know, suffered for
ibout 12 years with Salt Rheum iu hii
legs. He hue speut hundreds of dollars
,iu medicines aud doctors, has mndi
two trips to California, to the Hoi
Springs and has never been benefitted,
he is uow uudor the Electrio Ray* treat
ment. given by Capt. H. B. Walton, 581
Ninth avenue west, and has n-ceiveo
more benefit m six treatments than iu
IS years with medicine,
"Tho Adrocate" wiihea any careless
■•aa in delivery renewed Ul m Qtt\p*.
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F. W. STONE, Prop.
ALL KINDS OF Sixth and
MILL WOOD. Willow streets.
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