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 Mt. Pleasant
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
V- .1-.
-Stabi-Sited April 8th, 1880.   Wnou: No. 3B6.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouvrr,   B. C,  Satorday, Oct., 18, 1H06.
(Eighth Year.)   Vol. 8, No.
New York Dentists
TUes-s unbreakablo plates are the most durable, beautiful and
hygienic plates known to tho profession, beiug the color of the
natural gum it is impossible to detect them in the month.
We advertized those plates a year ago and made hundreds, which
gnve tho very best of satisfaction We invite you to call at our
parlors and see samples of our work.
Do uot lie misled. Wo are the inventors of—and only dentists
practising'—painless methods in British Columbia; in fact, we are
concedrd tho leaders on the Pacific Coast. By free examinations,
we will toll you exactly what your work will cost. We have a
reputation foi paiuless dentistry, good work and courteous,
147 Hastings St. Telephone MM.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.;   Sundays 9 a.m.,   to 2 p.m.
Local Items.
For Local News Read The Advocate
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Thanksgiving Supper   and Concert
in Oddfellows' Hall, Oct. 18th.
One of the  most  attractive
spots in our whole store is
our Crystal Room.
It is a beautiful compartment
through whioh yon can wander aud iuiagiue yourself in
a diamond studded grotto.
Cut   Glass   all    about   yon
sparkling and   seintillatiug
in wondrous beauty.
Here is  whero   the  famous
"Libbey" Out Class is King.
Prices from 85c to ns mauy
dollars and more.
Corner Hastiugs and Granville Sts,
Official Watch Iuspootor C. P. R.
***** Subscribers arc requested to
report any carelessness in the delivery
of "The Advocate."
THE ONLY Cough Syrup
vre absolutely guarantee
as a suro cure for Coughs
, nnd Bronchial Troubles.
Large Bottles 50c.
M. A. W. Co.
Ht. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.      Free Delivery.
about buying your APPLES from us. For we have pnrchnsed
tho entire out put. of two Orchards, and aro uow ready to fill your
orders at wholesale prices.
THIS IS your opportunity to secure your winter supply.
Quality Guaranteed. Get your order jn at once.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephoue  lbBO.
1 u-ir-— t_ null-Tin
Central Meat
Ninth ave. & Westminster road.
Moat of all   kinds continually
on baud
, Poultry and Game   in seasou.
Best   of   Vegetables   on    the
Woodrow &
*   Williams
Frank Trimble, Manager.
Telephone 884.   Prompt Delivery.
DO IT NOW!—If not already a Sub
scriber te "The Advocate" become one
mom. Only fi. (oj l« month*.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,  Beefscraps, Etc.
SI/piTH Corner   NINTH aveaue   &
Telrphoov    1 R :i 7.
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital i)«.000.000.   Reserves $8.4Ui.fl00.
Accounts may be opened with
One Dollar.
7 to 8 o'clock.
W, A. Schwartz, Manager.
Before starting, on a shopping tour,
look over the advertisements in tbe
The Provincial Convention of the
Baptist Yonng People's Union will be
held in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church on
Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17th
and 18th.
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Changes for advertisements should be
n beforo Thursday noon to insure their
publication. ,      e
Mr. David Foster, from Idaho, is
visiting his parents Mr. und Mrs.
Isauc Foster, Tenth avenue, east. This
is tbe first time in twenty-five years
since parents and son have been together
The bost musical talent in the city
has been secured for the L. O. L,: Concert and Box Social on Thursday eveniug Oct. 18th.   Adu-ission free.
Mr. H. 8. Rolston of Wolworth &
Rolston, Mr. O, H. Rolston aud Mr.
'Holland,'left ou Friday for Pitt Lake for
a few dnys shooting, sailing on Mesrrs.
Rolston's launch.
The True Blues held a pleasant Social
in the lodge rooms over Nightingale's
on Weduesday evening. There was a
laige number present and a very delightful time was passed with games, music
and dancing Refreshments were
servea and enjoyed.
Thanksgiving Supper aud Concert in
Oddfellows' Hall, Oct, 18th, undor the
auspices of the Ladies' Aid of Mt. Pleasant Methodisl Church. Snpper from
5 to 8 p. ra.; price 25c. Concert at
8:15 p. in.; admission 25c.
Alexandra Hivo No.,7, L. O. T. M.,
will {rive a Social after the regnlar
meeting ou Monday Oct. 22d, in their
lodge room over Nightingale's store.
Progressive Whist \vifl' be tho amusement of tho evening. Refreshmeuts
will be served by the Ladies.
The Strider Shoes for Men are pronounced iu style, rare iu quality and
superior in workmanship. Thoroughly
relit—ilo and contains all that nnybodv
can give for If5.00.-R. MILLS, 119
Hastings street, west.
The Theosophical Society will bold
its Sunday evening meetings in future1
iu tho Vancouver Liberal Association
Hall, Richards street coruer of Pender
street, at 7:80 p. m. Subject of address
on Snnday eveuing will be "Parsifal, in
the Light of Theosophy." Questions
iuvited and answered
Thompson s Tar and Tuln—now shipment just arrived. Sure cure for coughs
aud especially good for babies; at the
Mt. Pleasant M. A, W. Drug Store.
Miss Bessie Murphy arrived on Saturday last from Jr pan aud is spending a
few weeks with her parents Mr. aud
Mrs Murphy of Tenth avenuo. Miss
Murphy is a gruduote nurse of the
Seattle Hospital and has boon travelling
with a patient, having visited the Phil-
lipiues as well as tho Flowery Kingdom.
WANTED: a boy to lenrn the Electrical trado; npply to Lang & Clayton,
2442 Westmiuster avenue.
Thanksgiving Skkvicfs
Rev. A. E. Hetheringtou B.A., B.D ,
the paBtor, will preach Snuday morniug. In the evening the Rev. A. M.
Sauford B A., B.D., will preach.
At both services the Choir will render
suitable and special music.
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Mt. Pleasant L. O. L. No. 1842, is
arranging to give a Concert and Bex
Social nn Thanksgiving evening. The
Committee io charge are xcor.ug the
best talent available in tho city for the
Concert. Ad-dado1, will bo free. There
will be prises for the ladies who bring
thebest decorated boxes or baskets. All
Orangemen aud their friends are cordially inviteg and r^ouestcd to bring their
wites aud wveotk^rt* with them.
Shooting Season
Opened Saturday Sept. I st.
You want the goods—we- have them.
SkkOur Stock.
Tel, 4 4 7,
We have taken over the stock
of Mr. C. J. Conifer and will
be pleased to see any ot the
Old Cnstomcri. as well as
New Ones.
See ub before buying yonr
Fall   Footwear,
Rubbers,   Umbrellas,   Etc.,
It will pay you.
Men's Clothes Pressed and
2415 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant.
Dancing Class
Mrs. M. LESTER will resume Classes
in I. O. O. f. Hall on Wednesday
Oct. 3d, at 8 p. in. Those requiring
instruction are j.artionlnrily requested
to be present.   'Phone B 1680
stands for Cod Liver Oil.
We have the best Norwegian product. Some
drink the clear article
withont trouble; to
others tbe Emulsion and
the more sweet Extracts
conjoined with strengthening compounds are
more palatable.
For weak lungs, sore
chests and lingering
coughs nothing excells
Harmless and Certain.
$1 per bottle,  8 for $5,
& Co. Ltd.
Drug Store
Cor.   8r.vi.NTH * Wertminstbu    1!
avenues.   'Phone 3336.     i j
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Government CREAMERY Butter
in 1*%-lb. boxes.
No. I Apples $1.00 per box.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave,.
'Phone 322
King's fleat flarket     I
I    R. Porter At Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.    *
Wholesale and Retail
a Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and 8__t Meats.   Fresh Vegetables nlways
I on hand.' Orders solieited from all parts of Mouut Pleasant aud Fairview.
Prompt Delivery,  FRESH FISH DAILY.  Ponltry in season.
Tel. 21106.
in better this year than it has ever been.
We have the newest lines of  Water Bottles and  Combinations.   Onr
Cloth Iusertiou line eitu not bo cxcellu' nnywhercfor the same price. They
nre stroug and durable and will lost for . ears, with ordinary care.   They
are all guaranteed.   BoftleB 75c to (11.50; Combination $1.50 to $4.
a     LAW, THE DRUGGIST, Wants to See YOU.
We have all the Fruits
that are in seasau at the
Lowest Prices.
order aarly and get. the best.
Try us for Groceries and be among the
McKinnon & Gow,
148 Ninth Ave. Opposite No.8 Fire Hall
Telephone BI448. Prompt delivery.
Personal  notices  of  visitor*   on
nt.   Pleas***, or of   Mt. Pleasant
people who vWl ****** cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
hy ''Tlie Advocats."
TheCanadian Bank
of Commerce
DopoeiM of Onb Dollar and upward*
received and iuterest allowed thereou-
Bank Money Orders is»ue.1.
A General Banking Basinest*
OFFICE HOUR*): 10 a. w. tn. 3 p. tu
Satctdayh: 10am.fo Um.,7 te.»pm.
Cast _nd Branch
444 Westminster      G. W. DURKAN t,
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Olive's Courtship
Author of "A Cruel Revenge/' "A Forbidden Marriage," "A Beautiful Coquette," "The
Heiress of Cameron Hall"
It was Judge Knecland's custom to
lunch at home with his daughter
whenever his relaxation from official
duties would permit it.
He was a very stern man, and no
one had ever accused him of being
anything else than a brave one, but
somehow he dreaded going home to
his lovely, imperious young daughter and telling her what had occurred at the office.
He opened the door with his latchkey very softly and stepped into the
marble corridor, and as he proceeded
toward his library the sound of girlish laughter floated up to him
through the open stained-glass window from the lawn below.
The judge entered his library,
crossed over to the window, and
looked down into the grounds. Tho
picture that he saw made his heart
glow with warmth and pride. Ah!
was there anything in this world
that he loved as he did his fair
young daughter Olive, the light of
his existence, the treasure of his old
She was standing in the centre of
the lawn watching the gardener at
work over one of the flower-beds—a
tall, slim young girl with large,
laughing blue eyes looking out of a
very fair face whose only fault was
the curling lips which betokened
more than the usual share of
haughtiness and pride. The small
head was crowned with a luxurious
mass of nut-brown hair that glinted
into gold where the sunlight -fell on
There was too much character, to
much fire and animation in her face
f-5r Olive Kneeland- to be callni)
Beautiful,' as poets and painters describe beauty. Graceful she certainly
was from tho crown of her Jufly
brown head to the toe of her dainty
slippered foot, and what was far better than beauty, she possessed, and
all unconsciously on her part, the
power that is God's best gift to woman, the power of fascinating with
her wonderful vitality, which was revealed' in every glance, tone and
word to thoSe with whom she came
in contact, and brought every heart
at  her  feet. ■'
She wore only a simple white
challie gown sprinkled over with
tiny forget-me-nots, and a white
straw sailor-hat with a swallow's
wing perched gracefully on one side
of it. Yet even in this simple dress
no princess coujd ever have looked
more to the manor born.
Glancing up, she saw the Judge
standing at the window, and called
to him at once to come out into the
garden and, sec how finely the pansy-beds were doing. She met him
half-way down the garden walk, ran
up to him playfully, and linked her
arm through his.
"I am so glad that you broke
away from that stuffy old courtroom long enough to come home and
tako luncheon witfi me to-day, papa!" she said. "I wanted to see you
particularly"       '   '
"I thought you always wanted to
see me particularly, Olive," he remarked, dryly.
"So I do, papa," returned the
young girl. "But I mean I wanted
to ask you about something that I
want to do very much, and I want
to ask your consent to it;" and tho
eyes that had been', looking up into
his fell shyly, and a crimson flush
stole over the dinipled, half-averted
"You must not bring up that subject again about putting your namo
down for a big sum to aid the heathens. You've done enough for them,
if that's what you want," said tho
Judge,  frowning.
"It is not that, papa," said Misi
Olive, quietly.
"Nor shall I encourage you in any
feminine extravagance. In my days
young girls were very plain; they did
not care for diamond-studded lockets,
bangles, and so forth. You must not
ask me to allow you to wear the
diamonds your mother left you. I
Bhall give them to you later, not
"I am two-and-twenty, papa—quite
old enough to wear diamonds; but
you are wrong again as to what is
in my min4."'
"Eh!" said the Judge, putting on
his gold-bowed glasses and peering
at his daughter.
"I Baid you had not yet guessed
what is in my mind; and you pride
yourself, you know, about being
pretty well able to read what is
going on in tho minds of the people
who are brought before you; " and
Bho laughed a littlo low, clear laugh.
"Seeing you aro all at sea and In a
dense fog, I will tell you, papa, that
It Is—about—a—a—young—man."
The ludgc stood quite still and
looked at her for fully a minute.
She bore the scrutiny well.
"Come to the point at once,
Olive," he said, impatiently. "I do
not coniurchand    in  the  ltust   what
you are ge.f.ng at."
"Of course you don't, you dear old
darling!" returned Olive, creeping
closer to him and nestling her brown
head on his shoulder, that he might
not see the blushes that she was
sure would crlrgson her face when she
made her request.
"Well, well," said the judge, "tell
me what you want, Olive; what It is
that you were so anxious to see me
about and gain my consent to?"
She hesitated a moment, then said,
coaxingly, as she slipped both slim
white hands about his arm:
"I am invited to go sailing on Mr.
Pointer's yacht to-morrow, with my
friends Nannie and Jess; and Nannie
wrote me a short note accompanying
the invitation, saying, 'Be sure to
bring an escort with you, Olive, if
your papa will allow you to do so,
for "the more tho merrier" will be
our motto.' Edith and Grace, and,
oh, papa, all of the girls of our set
will be there with escorts—and—and—I
thought if you wouldn't mind, I
would like very much to—to—ask
Roger Glendenning."
The judge held his pretty young
daughter off at arm's-length and
looked into her blushing face, his
own stern and grave, and tho dark
frown deepening on his brow.
"Why did you choose Roger Glendenning from among all your other acquaintances?" he asked, grimly.
"Because he is nicer than any of
the rest," replied Olive, fearlessly;
"and I hope you will try to spare
him for the afternoon, papa. Won't
"I want J'ou to answer me one
question truthfully, here and now,
Olive," said the judge, huskily. "Are
you interested in this Glendenning?
Do you care for him, I mean?"
• "Oh, papa!" cried the girl, blushing furiously, "how cau you ask nie
^su£h a question? You are perfectly
dreadful!" and she tried to break
away from her father's detaining
grasp and hide her face in her handkerchief; but hj held her fast.
"I want you to tell me, my little
girl," he said. "Arc you interested
In my late private secretary, Roger
"Your late secretary, papa?" repeated Olive, catching up the word
at once. "Why, what can you mean
by, that?"
"You answer me one question by
asking another," snid tho judge, impatiently. "You must give mo a
straight-forward reply."
"After you tell me what you mean
by the words, your late secretary,"
murmured Olive, eagerly.
"I mean that Roger Glendenning is
in my employ no longer," said the
judge, slowly. "I discharged him
this forenoon."
In all the long years of Judge
Kneeland's after life he never forgot
the expression that came over his
daughter's face.
"Why, papa?" she asked; and all
the joyousness and sweetness had
died out of her young voice; it sounded l.ke nothing human.
For a moment he hesitated.      Waa
lt best to explain the matter to
Olive? She knew less of such affairs than a little child; he had always guarded her so zealously from
learning aught of the groat, wicked
world outside that might taint her
beautiful white soul; even the daily
papers he excluded from his home.
Ho had beep very careful as to whom
sbe should choose as companions,
The old Judge had a great regard
for the dainty, flaxen-haired, blue-
eyed Miss Nannie. _whi>m hie daughter loved dcarc^r than all the rest'^'of
her friends:' she was so "'-Sweet; • sdWo-
flned, so gentle—quito his idea .. of
what a lovely Innocent young girl
should be. Dark-eyed Jessie, too,
was certainly a girl whose society he
liked to havo Olive cultivate. The
Edith and Grace she referred to were
equally aa charming. Should he tell
Olive of what Glendenning had done?
"It is you who do not answer now,
papa," said Olive, with a great sob
in her voice. "Why did you discharge him?"
"I had good reason to do so," returned her father, gravely. "I traced
to him a great crime—a felony. He
forged my name to a note for a
thousand dollars, and whon accused
of it he could not deny it, but brazened it out with all the effrontery of
a hardened old oflendcr."
The girl broke away from hie detaining hand with a low cry.
"I do not—I will not believe it,
papal" she cried, vehemently. "Thero
must be somo terrible mistake. If
a trumpet-tongued angel cried it out
from heaven I Bhould still refuse to
believo it. Roger Glendenning is too
noble to stoop to a felony. He would
cut off his right hand flrst. There is
something terribly wrong about it."
Judge Kneeland made no attempt
to argue the matter with her; it
would be a more waste of words, ho
told   himself. .Young  ;Jrls  were.,,.a!-
ways*'^a-netr ■a't^aj^o^iiftiL*_-tnj^ it
was in their nature; they were "not
quite responsible for their lack of
judgment where a young and handsome  man was concerned.
"Where is he now, papa?" sobbed
"Where every man of his class
Bhould be," observed the judge,
grimly; "behind the bars, my dear."
"Oh, how horrible!" cried Olive
Kneeland, in tho keenest anguish. "I
am going to him at once to offer him
my sympathy and tell him how implicitly I believe in his innocence."
"Hush!" cried the old judge, harshly. "You will do nothing of the
kind. Offer sympathy to a man who
has forged your father's name! I
should say not. I order you, ay—do
you hear me and take in my meaning?—I command you to never think
of that rascal again or mention his
name in my presence. Do you understand me?"
It was the first time in all his life
that Judge Kneeland had ever spoken harshly to the girl he idolized. He
saw her face grow white as death
and her bosom heave convulsively.
But she was too proud, too self-
willed to allow the tears to come to
her angry bluo eyes.
"I fear I am going to have troublo
with Olive over this unfortunate affair," the judge told himself, in
Tto be continued. J j
Where  Lord   Strathcona   Lives—Canadian High Commissioner Haa Magnificent Property In Scotland.
Klnlochbeg, which Includes Black-
corrles, in the parish of Llsmore and
Appin and County of Argyll, haa an
area of about 40,000 acres. The small
shieling known as Mealanru&ch (Mea'l
nan Ruadhag), of triangular shape,
which lies ln the middle of the forest,
forms part of Ballachullsh estate, but
Is rented by Lord Strathcona and
Mount Royal, tho proprietor of Kin-
Twenty  Mprk Land.
Lord Strathcona's estate forms the
bu—: of what was ln the seventeenth
century known as the Twenty Merk
land of Glencoan, in the old Lordship
of Lorn, which formed the subject of
a grant by James Earl of Perth to
John Stewart of Ardsheal in 1685, and
was then held in feu of the Earl of
Argyll. In 1685 Stewart ol Ardsheal
subfeued part of lt to Macdonald ot
Achtrlachtan, and In 1693 another
part to Macdonald of Gleneoe, and he
also seems to have feued other parts.
In 1701 he sold the remainder to Robert Stewart of Appin. Subsequently
the bulk of the property feued to Macdonald of Achtrlachtan was acquired
by the proprietor of the estate of Appin, and the proprietor of that state
also acquired from the Duke of Argyll
the superiority of the old Twenty Merk
Twenty Milss.
Lord Strathcona acquired the lands
which were feued out in 1693 to Macdonald of Glenooe and also parts of
the Twenty Merk land of Glencoan
which formed part ot Appin estate,
Including the superiority, so that
Lord Strathcona holds 'the whole property of the Crown. His territory
stretches twenty miles from east to
west; from north to south the
breadth varies from two to six miles.
The large mansion erected toy Lord
Btrathcona waa designed by Sir Rowland Anderson, and Is understood to
have cost nearly £50,000, including the
laying out of the grounds. It ls lighted
by electricity and built on the old and
historical property of Gleneoe, overlooking Loch Leven, with Loch Llnnhe
ln the distance, and the Morven and
Klngatrloch hills In the background.
Mad. Thr.e Lakes.
Lord Strathcona formed three lakes
near the house, and has made a special
feature of autumn flowering shrubs
and plants, as well as autumn flowers,
vegetables and fruit. There ls also a
nursery of trees from which extenMve
planting ls made every year. The landing pier for yachts Is within a few
hundred yards of the house. There are
two shooting boxes, one at Coallsnacoan
further up Loch Leven, and another lu
the middle of the Blackcorries Moor.
Blackcorrles was afforested early In
last century, but Klnlochbeg, Coallsnacoan and Strone were cleared comparatively recently, and only after It was
found absolutely unprofitable to graze
Land  Lias High.
The ground li high lying, Gleneoe being one of tlio moat mountainous districts ln the west. On the south side
Kldean nam Blan (3,756 feet) ls thn
highest; on the north Aonach Eagach
(3,168 feet), both favorite ascents
among mountaineers. An outstanding
member of the western group Is Sgor
an Olche, the Pap of Gleneoe, Which
lies behind Gleneoe house and from the
top of which there ls a most wonderful
view. Gleneoe ls entered from the west
at Bridge of Coe, the village of Car-
nooh on the left bank of the river was
the chief clachan of the Macdonalds.
The massacre took place on 13th Feb.,
1692. "Tho Devil's Staircase" is a rough
track across the forest from the Coe
At AlKnafeadh to the head of Loch
Leven. The Coe ia the Cona of Osslan,
on whoso banks, according to tradition, thb poet was born. Osslan's Cave
la on the south side of the glen on a
spur of BIdean nam Blan.
The Beautiful and Serviceable Dreaa
Materials Ther Yield.
There are ln all about balf a dozen
lace bark trees ln the world, so called
because tbe Inner bark yields a natural
lace In ready made sheet form, which
can be made up in serviceable articles
of apparel. Only four of these curloue
species of trees are of much practical
value. Tourists who have stopped at
Hawaii or Samoa may recall the lace
bark clothing of the natives—clothing
of a neat brown color when new, of remarkable strength and of a fragrant
odor, like freshly cured tobacco lenf.
The native tapa cloth, ob It Is called.
Is made from tbe bark of the Bruso-
netla papirlfera, but It is not usually
Included among the real lace bark
trees. In Its natural state the real lace
bark Ir of a delicate cream white tint.
It is probably a kind of fibrous pith.
Wben the outer bark Is removed lt can
be unfolded and unwound iu one seamless piece, having a surface of a little
more than a square yard. Washing
and sun bleaching give lt a dazzling
white appearance. The fabric ls airily
light. It is used in the West Indies for
mantillas, cravats, collars, window curtains—ln a word, for every purpose
that ordinary lace Is used, in making
np shawls, yells and the like It is customary, to piece two sheets of lace
bark together. Delicate and apparently
weak as It ls In single mesh, a bit of
lace bark If rolled into a tbin string
will al! but resist human strength to
Hornet Neat Basket..
The aests of South American hornets
are used by the natives as baskets, being light, strong and so tight as to be
waterproof. They are cleared of the
partitions and cells ln the interior and
with handles affixed make useful domestic utensils.
Tuskless Elephants.
Elephants without tusks are numerous In Abyssinia. .   -
Love when true, faithful and well
fixed Is eminently the sanctifying element of human life. Without lt the
sonl cannot reach Its fullest height or
hollnona —T—UB-rtn
Oo Not Cr.lvnl  the  Chicks.
Do not put too many chicks In a
brooder. Between CO and 100 will do,
but 50 ls best. Too much or too little
heat, soft and sour food and not enough
exercise are the causes of bowel trouble. At present the condition of things
Is such that we must depend to raise
our chicks with the aid of brooders.
The old way Is getting too slow foe
most people now.
A Polite War.
A little boy, with an interest in the
meaning of unfamiliar words, said to
his mother, "What ls the meaning of
•civil r" "Kind and polite," answered
his mother. A puzzled look brooded for
a second on tho boy's face. Then he
said, "Was it a kind and polite war
that wag ln this country once?"
'lue old fashioned dairymen gather in
open buckets held under the cow'a
body. The up to date fellow, who
wants clean milk, keeps his cows clean
and catches his milk In nn Improved
covered pall. He uses a heavy cotton
strainer over the top of the pall and
keeps oat the dirt nnd most of the
bacteria. Such milk Is cleaner. It will
taste better and keep longer. It wil)
sell for a llMe higher price than ordinary mllk.-I. C. Weld of Better
Farming Special Train, New England
Qnnlltj-  and  Unniillty.
Farmers using the Bnbcock test frequently make the mistake of putting
too much stress on quality and not
paying enough attention to quantity.
The Babcock test may nhow one cow'a
milk Inferior to nnother, but the quantity mny prove that the cow giving the
richest milk ls not the one paying the
largest profit. Cows shrink their milk
fron» various causes, which may often
he avoided.—Ohio Farmer.
Washing Milk Utensils.
All milk utensils rhould be cleaned Immediately nfter being used. First, rinse
In cold water to remove tbe viscous albuminoids. If boiling water ls first
used lt will cook this matter on the
vessels, and it will be almost Impossible to remove lt by any means.—Form
Journal. ".
Ground  Orsts.
Ground oats produced by experiment
10 per cent more milk and butter fat
than bran. Besides that.- you can raise
the oats on the farm, says an exchange.
Time of Greatest Milk Flow.
Tt has been found at tbe Minnesota
experiment station tbat the second and
third weeks of a cow's lactation ln
most cases prove to be the best. The
records also show* that a cow reaches
her highest butter production at an
earlier period Ip lactation than sbe does
her greatest milk flow.
Milking Notes.
How ls the milk tenting?
Milk will ussiiiill.it.' foul odors about
as readily as a sponge will assimilate
Don't leave the milk stnndlDg ln the
cans. The quicker they ere cleaned the
Nothing but a bright, solid pressed tin
bucket ls good enough to catch tbe
milk as lt comes from the cow.
Three essentlnl things are to be observed In milking—regularity, neatness,
kindness. Be prompt iu your milking,
but don't be hasty.—Kimball's Dairy
Farmer. .. .
There Is a kind of stall known as tbe
model stall. Some people call It
Honrd's model stall, as Governor
Hourd, through Honrd's Dairyman, has
advocated this stall long and persistently. Below is given a cut of this
stall, redrawn from King's Physics of
Agriculture, with slight modlflcntlons.
Tbe manger ln which the cow ls fed
ensilage aud grain ls on a level with
the platform the cow stands upon. The
feeding alley Is ln front, and the cow Is
fed her grnln through the opening from
the feeding alley. To prevent cows
renchlng through this opening Into the
feeding alley a door bung upon hinges
ls used to close tbe opening. This ls
swung up agnlnst the hay manger
when the ensilage and grain are being
fed. Two feet above this manger ls
the bottom of the hay manger. This
bottom ls made out of eight inch or ten
inch plank and Is boarded up on the
alley side. The frout part of tbe hay
manger, or that part toward the cow,
is made of slats, the top of whlcb projects toward the cow at an ongle of
about forty-five degrees. She eats the
hay through these slats.
It will be noticed that when the cow
Is eating the grain or ensilage out of
the lower manger she Is just as far
ahead as she can possibly get. When
she raises her head to eat hay the buy
manger forces her back a step. Now,
the philosophy of the stall ls this:
When she Is eating grain or ensilage
out of the lower manger the attendant
notices where she stands with her hind
feet, and he places a 2 by 4 edgewise
across the stall just ln front of her
bind feet. It must be understood tbat
the ensilage end grain manger is only
four to six inches high ou the side
toward the cow. Nov/, the space between this manger aud this 2 by 4 In
front of the cow's hind feet ls filled
with straw for bedding. It gradually
becomes packed In there so that the
cow has a mattress of straw four
Inches deep to He upon. This ls her
bed. Wben sbe .itands up she cannot
get into lt with ber hind feet to soil
it. The manger prevents her from getting ahead, so that the droppings will
not at any time fall ln this bed; consequently It ls alwuys clean.
When tbe cow lies down she must lie
upon this bed or else lie right over the
edge of the 2 by 4, which Is so uncomfortable that she soon learns to He far
enough forward to lie comfortably on
the bed. Tbe construction of the bed,
then, compels the cow to keep herself
clean. I have put Into my barn fifty-
two of these stalls. They are giving
entire satisfaction. The cows can ba
tied with a halter to tbe plank which
forms the bottom of the hay manger
or with a rope around the neck or with
■  oow nl —.lu Mi.'lilirnn   .""urt. iur_
A Storm Abort the Clouds.
Professor John Wise, the eminent
aeronaut, who lost his life In making
a balloon ascension on Sept. 28, 1870,
gave the following description of a
thunderstorm which he once viewed
from the "top side:" "The view of a
stormeloud from nbove is one of tbe
most Interesting sights ever beheld by
mortal man. A storm viewed from
above the clouds has tbe appearance
of ebullition. The upper surface of the
sloud is bulged upward and outward
and has the resemblance of a vast sea
of boiling, upheaving snow. Immediately above the stormeloud the air Is
not so cold as lt Is In tbe clearer atmosphere above or ln the cloud Itself.
The falling of the rain can be distinctly heard, making a noise like a waterfall over a precipice. The thunder
heard above a stormeloud ls not loud,
and the flashes of lightning appear like
streaks of Intensely white light on tha
surface of the erav colored vapor."
m.-^^mme .,
■ome Strange Customs.
A very Interesting account la given
of the strange customs of the Bedouins of the Slnal peninsula ln Lord
Cromer's report on Egypt and the Sudan. If a man kills another ln time of
peace the relatives of the murdered
man, beginning from thg father to the
fifth generation, have .jktx rteh£ to re-
venge or pardon against the receipt of
"blood money." This1 latter is fixed, at
forty-one camels. -.If the murdered
man was of the same tribe as the murderer the latter or his near relatives
have to give a girl In marriage to one
of the victim's relatives without receiving the usual dowry. When she
gives birth to a child she ls free to go
back If she chooses. In tbo latter caso
th6 marriage must be renewed and tho
usual dowry paid. Five camels may
be substituted for tha alrl THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Ita Wonderful Mechanism and How
lt Is Operated.
The principle of the torpedo Is the
placing of a very large charge of high
explosive In a steel case fairly alive
with mechanism and so ingenious that
the missile flred from a tube with a
small charge of cordite or gunpowder
will automatically direct Itself to a
given target and there explode. The
Whitehead torpedo of today Is a steel
cigar or automatic porpoise shaped
weapon or projectile from twelve to
seventeen feet lorg aud eighteen inches ln diameter at Its widest. When
ready for firing even a small one will
weigh over half a ton. They are delivered ln five sections, which contain upward of 2,000 pieces of machinery.
The wet gun cotton In the "war
head" ls Inserted ln slabs, each wltb a
bole ln Its center to receive the core of
dry gun cotton directly connected with
the detonating primer, whlcb contains
fulminate of mercury and a percussion
cap. In frpnt of the primer Is screwed
the water "nose"—a very sensitive
nose—which operates automatically
when the weapon strikes and sets off
tbe whole charge.
Behind the war head comes the chamber containing the compressed air that
drives this singular projectile through
tbe water. Into this chamber Is pumped
the air at a pressure of 1,509 pounds
to the square Inch. And this escaping
through the valve leading to the little
engines provides the motive power.
Next comes the mechanism which automatically regulates the depth of the
torpedo during its run. This Ingenious
apparatus has been kept a great secret
and sold In turn to the various nations
of the world. Not for from tho tall of
the torpedo are placed tbe driving engines.
There ls also a controlling valve,
which can be arranged so as to close
automatically after the weapon has run
a certain distance, thus obviating a
futile explosion ln the event of the torpedo missing Its target.
At the end of the tail comes the
rudder, which keeps the torpedo
straight But the most remarkable
piece of mechanism ls tbe gyroscope,
like a child's top. It ls set automatically by the release of a spring a moment or two after the torpedo ls shot
from Its tube. It ls the duty of this
little device to correct the torpedo's
course If lt deviates in the slightest
degree from Its Instructions.
France leads the world with her torr
pedo flotillas. Great Britain possesses
about 110 torpedo boats of the flrst
class, 114 "destroyers," 110 second class
boats and 20 submarines built or building. Every nation Is giving great atto»v-
tion to Ita torpedo boats. Even China
has 44 of the first class and 00 second
clnss torpedo craft—Exchange.
Condemned to Slavery.
Two hundred years ago, wben men
ana women were condemned to death
for trivial offenses, It was the custom
In Scotland to commute the death sentence Into perpetual servitude to sped-
lied masters. In other words, the condemned person became a slave.. It
was further ordained that he should
wear a metal collar round his neck recording his sentence and punishment
The Society of Scottish Antiquaries
owns one of these collars, fished out
ot the Forth above Alloa. It ls brass,
wltb this inscription: "Alexander Stewart, fouud guilty of death for theft at
Perth, 5th December, 1701, and gifted
by the Justiciars as a perpetual serv.
ant to Sir John Aresken of Alva." •
"My dear," said a vain old man to
his wife, "these friends here won't believe that I'm only forty-five years old.
Toil know I speak the truth, don't
"Well," answered the simple wife, "I
suppose I must believe It, John, as
you've stuck to it for fifteen years."—
The Lancet thinks that the Increasing popularity of toast Indicates thut
| the  public  resents   the  insipidity   of
; modern  bread.    If  bread  possessing
j the peculiarly -attractive flavor which
; characterized It ln the days of stone
milling  were  placed  on the  modern
breakfast   table   the   preference   for
toast would, it thinks, very sensibly
The First Son,
Nodd—I can't make up my -mtrid
-what college to send that boy of mine
to. Todd—How old la hei Nodd-
Nearly three weeka.
The Jnsts.
Banaram of Persia bore the enviable
title of tbe Just The righteousness of
his decisions was seldom called ln
question. This title has been conferred on several monarchs, among them
being Caslmlr II. of Poland, Ferdinand I. pxd James II. of Aragon, Ha-
roun-al-Raschld of "Arabian Nights'*
fnme, Khosron of Persia, Louis XIIL
of France and Pedro I of PortucaL
Help your children to grow strong
nml robust by counteracting anything
that causes ill-health. Ono great
cause of disease ln children is worms.
Remove them with Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator.    It nevcT tails.
Surgeon G. J. H. Evatt, in a lecture
In the canteen of the Yorkshire Royal
Garrison Artillery, at the Tynemotith
Training camp, sulil the extreme ao-
curacy required by modern long distance rifles demanded sober men behind them.
Tho third conference of the inter
national League o_ Women Suffragists is now meeting In Copenhagen.
Don't have a falling out with
your hair. It might leave you!
Then what? Better please it
by giving it a good hair-food—
Ayer's Hair Vigor. The hair
stops coming out, becomes
soft and smooth, and all the
deep, rich color of youth
comes back to gray hair.
" I wss -obMa4 frtstty wilh daaOraff si
I mob Ay*r*_ .lair vigor. It <——.tetstveat
tht —.BKlruff »n<! t.lso stopped ray kmir fr.
fulling ."it. It-MS-l rae rely tifrely also
-mingl-tn .OT best In exij strle I wish.'
Mine. Mago-S Oooc, IHtiJ., w. Vs.
j* 1
a J. O. lytr Co.. _o—•__, —u_
. ■iniifcilssm of
c_a_r H-Crro__.
They  Need the  Rich  Red  Blood Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills Actually Make.
Three years ago Miss Ellen Roberts
who holds the position of saleslady ln
one of the leading stores In Halifax,
N. S.„ was a pale delicate looking
young woman, who then lived at home
with her parents at Amherst, N. S.
She complained of general weakness
and loss of appetite. Her blood was
thin and watery and she grew thinner
day by day until she looked almost a
shadow. Her cheeks were sunken,
all trace of color had left her face
and her friends feared she was going
Into a decline. '. had no energy,"
says Miss Roberts, "and suffered so
much from headaches and dizziness
end other symptoms of anaemia that
I fet I did not care whether I lived
or died. "One day, however, when
reading our local paper I read a testimonial given by' a young girl ln favor
of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and .as
her symptoms were almost Identical
with my own I determined to try this
medicine. Before I had used the second box I begun to-'flnd benefit, and
I continued taking the pills until I
had used seven or eight boxes, by
which time I was funy restored to
health." To-day Miss Roberts looks
as if she had never been ill ln her
life, and'she has no. hesitation in saying she owes her present energy and
health to Dr. Williams\Pink Pills.
Bad blood is the cause of all common diseases like, anaemia, bead-
aches, • paleness,' general' weakness,-
heart palpitation, neuralgia, indigestion, and the special ailments that only womenfolk know. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills cure these common ailments because they make rich, red
health-giving blood,, bracing the jangled nerves and giving strength to
every organ'1n the body. Do not take
any pills without the full name, "Dr.
Williams' Pink'Pills'for Pnle People"
on the wrapper nround each box. Sold
by all medicine dealer_i or by mail'at
50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50
from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Broc-vllle, Ont.
sate Use of Lime.
Dr. Hopkins tells the farmers of his
state (Illinois) that he never will recommend the use of any material on
laud that would Injure it ln the long
run. He suggests only natural . mo>
terlals. The source of the lime now
tn the soil ls limestone. The tendency
of burnt lime—caustic lime—ls to burn
the soil. Ground limestone will correct
acidity just as effectively as caustlo
lime lf used lu sufficient quantity. It
ls the cheapest form of lime for this
purpose. It ls absolutely harmless,
and It does the work of destroying
The ground limestone cannot stimulate nor do any Injury. On poor land
lt would not secure as much clover unaided as does caustic lime; but It would
do all that may be required of lt safely
—It corrects the acidity and It feeds
the clover directly when that ls required. A ton of ground limestone la
the equivalent of more than half a ton
of caustic lime—"ground lime"—ln
BeUtralizing tree acids lu the soil. The
price Is low, usually $1 a ton at *tha
•vorks.—Alva Agee ln National Stock-
A  Colored  View.
"Mammy," said Pickaninny Jim as
be watched the peteors falling, "does
you seo all dat brightness comln'
"Yuns, Indeed."
"I know whnt makes It. Do cullud
angels hns been put to work sweep!-1
up do golden city."
Ills War.
Mr. Hennypeck (peevishly)—When
you tell me to do a thing, like a fool
I go and do It. Mrs. Hennypeck (acridly!—No, you go aud dp It like a fool. _
Aa African Sea Serpent Story.
Here Is a sea serpent story from one
of the great fresh water lakes of central Africa. The Globe Trotter of Nairobi, British East A'rica, tells It: "Ac-
cording to natives on tho shore and
Islands of Lake Victoria the real slmon
pure water python ls a reality. Officers
on board the Sibyl and the Winifred
bave time and again been unable to
account for the unrest shown at times
ln the moot tranquil waters. Sir Clement Hill ln crossing the lake some
years ago ln a launch with one Mac-
gregor, the engineer, saw this monster
and described It as having a head resembling the hippopotamus, only three
times broader, but much more flat and
wedge shaped. The opinion of the natives regarding its length, etc., differs
very much, but all agree that the reptile Is amphibious and declare they
have seen forty feet or more lying dormant on the bank, while the supposed
tall, sixty or seventy feet from shore,
created a commotion ln the water resembling the wash of au ocean
Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid Is an
Internal Remedy that entirely removes the cause of Piles, and cures
to stay cured any case, no matter
how long standing.
If you have Piles, and Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid will not cure you,
you get your money back.
A thousand dollar Guarantee goes
with every bottle of Hem-Roid sold.
?1.00. All dealers, or The Wllson-
Fyle Co., Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Of all hot weather beverages is ICED
It is Most Delicious
Lead Packets Only. . 40c, SOc and 60c per Ib. At All Grocers,
Your Hair?
And doing nothing to keep it P Most
woman like thick, heavy hair; long,
luxuriant hair. Don't youf num
n** Hall'a Vegetable Sicilian Hair
Henewer. Tou save what hair yon
have and get more at the sometime.
See ths whlsksrs   eni   mousuche   ws  tasks
OC-UNOHAM'S DTK.   It color, s rich brow.
Jr. s^t bl__.lt, R. J. HALL A OO., NMhos. K. H,
London consumes only one-fourth
of the amount of electricity used in
New York, although its population Is
nearly double.
Minard's  Liniment Cures   Garget   In
Since the relstratlon of motor cars
was enforced by Act of Parliament
two years ago 9,000 motor vehicles
have been registered by their owners
in London, while nearly 25,000 licenses have been Issued to drivers.      ii
Impurities in the Blood.—When the
action of the kidneys becomes ini-
pared, impurities in the blood are almost sure to follow, and general derangement of the system ensues.
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will regulate the kidneys, so that they will
maintain healthy action and prevent
the complications which certainly
come when there is derangement of
these delicate organs. As a restorative these pills are in tbe front rank.
The King and Quo.,i t '' probrihly
visit the Irish international exhibition
at Dublin in May.
Sunlight Soap is better than other
soaps, but is best when used .in the
Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap
and follow directions.
Tho Word "Cannibalism.*    -
The word "cannibalism" is really the
name of a people. It Is Identical* Vfth
Carlb, many of the Carlbs, who for-,
merly flourished' in tho West Indies,
having been consumer? ot human -flesh.
The letters. "1," "n", and "t". are Interchangeable-ln certain aboriginal American languages, so that Columbus found
one West Indian Island saying "Cani-'
ba." where, another said "Carlb," while-
Shakespeare's Caliban Is another variety of the same. Columbus' own'conjecture was that the nrtme *wa_ connected with the great'-b-tr, and later
philologists of the old slapdash type as-
sociated with "canis," , a dog. Apparently, however, the meaning of
"carlb" was brave and daring.
Treasure island is still a'-mystery.
The steam yacht Rose ".i-flne, which
left England ln October, 1903', to search
for the treasure which, tradition snys,
plrutes concealed on Cocos -island, In
the Pacific, has returned to Southampton. Cnptnln Mathews, the skipper, ls
reticent as to the results of the'voyiige
end only says that his belief ln the
project has beeu strengthened. The
work of searching the Islund ls very
A Rallwar Bun.
. Tbe recent Intimation of an Irish railway that there would be "no last train
to Cork" has apparently induced the
Great Eastern Railway company to
issue a placard stating that trains to
Walthamstow will run "all through
the night on week days."—St James*
Every one is familiar with the phenomenon of echoes. In a cave In tbe
Pantheon the guide, by striking the
flap of his coat, makes a noise equal to
a twelve pound cannon's report. Thi-
singularity ls noticed ln a lesser de
gree In the Mammoth cave In Kentucky. In the cave of Smellln, near
Vlborg, In Finland, a cat or dog thrown
In will make a screaming echo lasting
some minutes.
A Natural Wonder.
Teacher—What are marsupials? Boy
—Animals which hnve pouches ln their
stomachs. Teacher—What do they
hnve pouches for? Boy—To crawl lpto
and conceal themselves ln wben they
are DuraiM*.
A Cufe for Rheumatism.—jt'he In
truslon of uric acid Into the brood Vessels ls a fruitful cause of rheumatic
pains. This irregularity is owing to
deranged and unhealthy Condition of
the liver. Anyone subject to this
painful.affection frill find a remedy in
Pafn-ielee's Vegetable Pills. j._eir-ap-i
tidn upon the kidneys, is -pronounced
and..most beneficial, and by restorfrig
neal'thy action, they correct. li-Sur-
itles ln the blood.
It Pays to Caponlze,
. A gain of four pounds per head In
weight and of 10 cents per pound Id
price Is' quite worth while wWn yoe
remember that lt can be done on about
the enme amount of feed. It is wise
to caponlze every cockerel not wanted
for breeding. There ls very little pftln.
caused by, the operation If done sKlll
fifily' and at the right time—lesp pain
than is ofteu endured by cockerels Id
their fights with one another,—American Cultivator.
You cannot be happy , while yotf
have corns. Then do hot delay ln
getting a bottle of Honoway's Corn
Cure. It removes all kinds of corns
without pain. ' Allure j^lth lt Is unknown. . . '.
* * -_j	
Americans have lied from Mexico In
fear' of poisoning by house servants,
wTrb have joined the anti-foreign agitation.
A German lawyer was sentenced to
serve a term in prison 'f<*h- blowing Ms
nose  while a captain was  lecturing.
A Mayor Por lite liable..
James Broadbent, mayor of nud-
dersfleld, England, ls making the proper care of babies a lending fenture of
his administration. Ho Issues Instructions as to tbelr food nud says a bnby
Bhould be weighed every fortnight to
keep "tab" on Its nutrition. A baby
weighing machine Is kept at the mayoralty office for the nuroosa
Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Distemper,
Lived to Bn Ninety-Three..^
The deaH* occurred tho other day at
Oakvllle of. Mrs. Thomas Jaffray .R,ob-
j ertson, widow of tha late Thomaa Ja<
l fray Robertson, first principal of ths
Normal School of Upper Canada, at th'«
advanced age of 93 years. At tho tlmt
of her death Mrs. Robertson was residing with her daughter, Mrs. Appelbe,
where she had lived for the past thirty
nine ycaps. Hor husband died about
forty years ago. Mrs. Robertson leavet
three daughters and three sons. Thi
latter are: Mr. Thomas Jaffray Robertson, barrister, Newmarket; Mr. L.
H. Robertson, of the Imperial Loan A
Investment Co., Toronto; and Mr. F. C.
N. RobertBon, auditor for the Pullman
Co., Chicago. The daughters are;, Mra
Bristol and Mrs. Appelbe, of OakvlUa
and Mrs. Lewis, wife of Mr. A. Jt. Lewis
barrister. Toronto.
Where the Bub Comes.
"Well," said the good natured boarder, "there's ono thing about our boarding house—you can eat all you like
"Of course; same as ours," replied
the grouchy one. "You can eat all you
like, but there's never anything yon
could   possibly   like."
Depends on the Han.
"What good ls experience?" walled
the man who wns looking for a job.
"You can't cash lt."
"Some people can," said bis friend.
"I bought some experience once that
cost me 13,000,"'
[A tragedy In two tumbles.]
Thero was a humble bumble bee.
Who grumbled while he bummed.
But his grumble soon waa humbled
By the tune he humbly hummed.
After rumble and much mumbl.
Was his humble grumble dumbed.
Por "I Want You, Mah Honey,"
Was the tune h. humbly hummed.
Cold Blooded.
Mary—Do you think one should marry for love or money? Chaperon—My
dear, love ls an excuse for marriage,
but   money,   ls   a   justification.
Cholera morbus, cramps and kindred complaints annually make their
appearance at the same time as the
hot weather, green fruit, cucumbers,
melons, etc., and many persons are'
debarred from eating these tempting
things, but they need not abstain if
they have Dr. J.< D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial and take a few drops In
water. It cures the Cramps and cholera lit a wonderful manner and Is a
sure check to every disturbance of
the bowels.
Two thousand Sijkh laborers are to
be brought iuto British Collimhia owing to the success which has attended
tho employment of 300 Sikhs in that
province.        .  '.., '. .   .  ','•
lilinard's Liniment Co., Limited. I
'•' 'Gentlemen.—I have used MtNARD-
•LINIMENT on mj* vessel and in my
family for- years, and', fdr' the everyday HIS *_id accidents'.of life I consider It has no equal. •:.•.,■,•■
I would not'st-jrt/ou a voyage.Wlta-
•out It, lf It cost a dollar, a bottle.
$chr."S.tprke," St. Andre", Kamouraska
When sinking artesian wells in dif-  •'■
ferent parts of British Guiana,    meln
came across natural gas at a.depth of
slightly  over  eighty   feet.
.^  General Uku- has been appoiiitrtl to
siicoeed the    late    General    Viscount
K'oo—m.a    as    chief *of   the    general '
staff of the JspanomO army.
State of Ohio, .'tijty ot Toledo,
'   '  .   Lucas CouritH  '*     •
Frank, J. Cheney makes oath that he
Is senior, partner' of the firm of F. J.
Chenet'A .Co., doing business ln the city
of Tolado. County and State aforesaid, ■
and that said firm will pay tbe sum ot
every1 ci-30 'of Catarrh that cannot be
cured' by the use of Hall'j Catach Cure. '-'
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
my presence thla 6th day of December.
A. D   1886. A. W.  GLEASON.
(Seal.) ' Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally
and acts directly on the blood and mucous   surfaces of   the system.      Send for
testimonials free.   '
F. J. CHENEY  A CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all  Druggists. f,ri.
Take Hall's Farotly. J?llls for constipation
Lord III..I.i's Daiiglilnrs.
Tho English    papers, to lined    by
mini,  bring particulars    ol the last
"C'otii't lor the season, whicll waS.hold
by  the King and  Queen ut Bucking*
ham Palace on .l.tnie '22.  The Interest
of Canadians nuturujly centred In
the presentation ol the eldest daughter of the Governor-Qenoral and Lady
Minto, and it Will come as a surprise
to most Canadians to note that Ludy
Ruby was ulso' presented. It will
nlso 'jc surprising to notice that, in
the ollicial account of the Court,
published in Thlj Times, the only
mention of the presentation ol thu
-laughters of the Viceroy" ol Britain's greatest colony was "Ladies
Elliott (_)." The Standard, however, had this description, which will
interest the many Canadian friends
ol their Excellencies' daughters:
"Among the delitltttiili'S were tho two
elder daughters of the Earl and
Countess of Minto, the Lndies Eileen
and Ruby EllioU-.Murruy, who were
dressed alike in white satin ttious-
Bclinc, trimmed with cream chiuon
roses »nd touches of palest green.
Tho trains of nioussi'line de soie,
embroidered In sliver, wure trimmed
with horseshoes of chiUou r-sss mixed with palo green.''
(Established April 8,1809.)
(^DmcE : S| 4 4 4 Westminster avenue.
i English Office—SO Fleet street,
1 London, E. C, England Where a
. file,of '.The Advocate" is kept for
v visitors.
,Mas."R  Whitnkt, Publisher.
.; Subscription $1 m yam* payable  in
Scctttsa Oopy.
•JM, 1B1405.
Vancouver, B. C, Oct., 13, 1006.
fi|t ..Pleasant Mall,(Postoffice.)
Mail arrives daily at 10:30 a. in., and
:; 2.:'0,p, m.
Mail loaves the- Poetofflce at 11 a.m.,
<. _ud 1:30 and 9 p. m.
1 ,[i;'j,otjo_-l West—iii.tyrroi— and West—In
kri'tj?r',l(iy«aue.       8ERVICE8    al    11    a. m.,
k((gi-;.7^p.fl».:8m<lM Bchool at 2:S0 p.m.
-, iJfijue.t.oK'viit    '***' Westminster -.venue..
i.'sllKvipES.at' 11a. n».. and 7 p. m.; Hundajr
:. .)i'l)oid4i)il.,p|bli; Clam 2:30 p.m.   Kev. A. E.
vMli-)'.?_:...U. B.AH *-■ ■>-. I'autor
"artouuim !'_> Eleventh avenue, went
•• ;.;icne.pi34_.
, i;ep_or.,-N|—;h_ avenue ami Quoboc atreet
:. illil'.V.IV'ka fit n a.m.,and 7:30p.m.; Sunday
I, -ii;l)flOl al_;S0 ji. m. Uav.ico.A.W ilmni, K.A.
V '(".tor., llS'i.liao corner ol Eighth avenue aud
xr>uiuf|o street.  Tel. lOf*.
-jjT Michael «, (Anglican).
.Corner glath avenue and I'rln■•<-. Kdward
_, ..truie, SKKVIOEH at 11 a. p., and 7:30 p.m.,
i,'._l>-onimtiuiiin lit and let Sundays in each
i, in—th niter moraine prayer, '.Id and 4th Sun
, In.-at-a.m. Sunday School at _:S0 p.m.
! i'.uv. 0. II. Wilson, Rector.
Keetot}- tJ-lThiiteentk avonue, eaat,
, r>lin-e ttlTf-.
..-irlvenl Christian Church (not 7thday Ad
, .ntl»l»), Seventh avtau*. near Westminster
. ivenue. Servii'i's 11 a.m., aad 7:S0 p.tn
-iinday School al l»a.w. Taunt people>'
I i>.i.'li'tf et l_»j..l Worki-tsol christian Endea-
,, w>rmsetsescry Sanday«venintet6:45 o'clock.
iVarar-mcellOK Wednesday ulihlsatSo'clock.
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UEO-WA-Htti. 0-uncn or . asus Christ
.   '.( Ultet Bay Soiiiti. M26 Westmin. ti.r avo-
,, uue.  «*_ ii_ff at 8 O'clock every Sunday eve.
, , Ri|l| by JBtie* J. 8. Kslney: Huudny School al
. -1 atcxQClf.  HMyer-iue*lln» ovary Wednesday
r Vff *OT
t-See When Your Lodge Meets
.   '   '.-    MONDAY.
'„, Tbe 3d md. 4th Monday* ol the month
< ..nurt Yttaeouver, I. O. F., meets at
•   .. TUESDAY.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. IV, I.O.O.F.
i-noets at 8 p. m.
Vanconver Council  No. at la,  Uan
: -lien Order of Chosen Friends meets
i 'he Sd aq£ 4th Thursdays ot the mouth
Alexandra Hive No 7. Ladies of the
-.' tinecabOM holds itt regular meetings on
i 'ho Ud aud 4th Mondays nf the month.
Oct. i8th.
ber 18th, at 3 o'clock in tho ufteruoou,
the Cornerstone of the new Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church will be bud. The
President of tho British Columbia Conference, Rev. S. J. Thompson will lay
the Cornerstone. Rev. Thompson was
once a pastor of the local church. The
day chosen is on appropriate oue as uo
congregation has more cause to be truely
thankful for its rapid aud continuous
progress than tho local Methodist
The new church is located on the
northwest corner of Tenth avenue and
Ontario street. The building will cost
127.000 aiid there will be the seating and
a |3.000 pipe organ, making an expenditure of about 136.000.
.Voung Peoples Societies.
Loyal Workors of Christian Endeavor
, ru-et at 13 in inures to 7, every Sunday
, ,'veniug iu Adveut Christian Church,
; seventh uveune, near Westm'r ave.
Kiiworrh    Lcngne of   Mt.    PletiKUUt
i *,lot_i>d-t Church me.ts at . p. in.
a. Y. P. U., moots in  Mt. Plousr
. li.iplist Church at 8 p. u .
Tho X. P. S. C. K., moots at b p. m
,.lu Mt. Ploasasaut Presbyterian Churel
'Kvcryone Ikncws that for anything
(.10 become known, it must be talked
: -bout.     For an article    to    become
.popular its virtue must be made the
(subject of a public announcement
•That is advertising! Consequently
,tl the survival ol the Attest applies
("o .business principles as well as it
/Iocs to other walks of life, the bct-
i'»r (the Advertising—the better the
jpuUscity—ithc bettor th.e results,
i Good  results  mean   good   'business,
mil good business its What every
.incrahatu  advertises for.     lf  lie   did
not wish to excel in his particular
jline, 'he would not take the trouble
xit*.    write    an    advertisement,  much
p'i-tc pay for the costlv newspaper
fAfij* A%ex\f,At)ffA -\pskce^—British Adver-
On February 11,1889, Rev. Dr. Robson proposed to the Ministerial Association that Union Services be started on
Mt. Pleasant, and it was agreed to
A petition, signed by local residents,
waa presented to the School Board asking for the use of the building used for
sohool purposes—located on Westminster road near the junction with West
minster avenne—which was granted
This buildiug was destroyed by fire
some years ago.
On April 14,1889, Dr. Robson preached the first sermon on Mt. Pleasant, the
congregation numbering about 70.
When tho Methodist cause in Vancouver was divided into districts, Mt.
Pleusant was attoohed to the East End
charge, the Rev. J. A. Betts receiving
the appointment to the pastorate in the
summer of 1889.
In October 1889 Dr. Robson purchased
the lots at the oorner of Niuth and
Westminster avenues for $1,250, tbe
site being considered the most eligible
fern church. This property was sold
this spring (I90u)for $15,000, and is now
the business center of Mt. Ploasant.   - •
The first building was erected in 1890,
costing $1,300 It suae dedicated on
May 4th, 18-0, tho "Rov. J. A. Betts
preaohing in'j,^ morning and Dr.i
Robson in the eifeuiue.  ~       .,    ..-<,.
In 1893 lit. Pleasant became an independent charge, with Rev. Joseph Hall
as. the first resident' pastor. Then
followed Rev. S. J. Thompson, Rev.
Dr. White, Rev. A. E. Greon, Rev.
O. H. M Sutherland and Rev. A.E.
Hetberington B. A., 11. I)., who is iu
the third year of his pastorate
In 1901 the old church was enlarged
at a oost of $2,600, and in the fall Of
1905 lots were purchased on the corner
of Tenth and Ontario for $1,700, and
the large and handsome edifice now
under construction, decided upon after
the salo of the church property on West-
Mt. Pleasant
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge _S o. 19 moets every
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—Frank Trimble.
Recouping Secretaky—H. Patterson, 120 Tfcutb avenue, east.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review  2d an_ Jth Mondays of each
mouth in Knights  of  Pythias    Hall
Westminster avouue.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipieoe,
25 Teuth aveuue, east.
Lady Record Keeper— Mis. J. Martin,
Ninth avenue.
L. O. L.
Mt.    Pleasaut   L. O.   L.
No. 1842, meets the 1st and
3d Thursday of each mouth,
at 8 p. m , in the K. of P.
All     visiting    Brethren
cordially welcome.
H. W. Howes. W. M.,
393 Tenth aveuue, east.
G. H. Darke, Rec. Seo'y.,
831 Seventh avenue, west.
I. O. F.
Court Vanconver 1328, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mondays of each month at 8 p. in., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Raxgkk—A. Pengelly.
Rrcokdino Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
387 -.Incemntreet, City.
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Cnm-
miugs, "Advooate".OIlice, Mt. Pleasant
Vancouver Council, No. 211a, meets
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, Westminster avenue.
Sojourning Friends always welcome
H. W. Howes, Chief Councillor.
SHS Tenth ave,eaat.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
___l Wettmlii-iirruvpniU'.  Toi. 700.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 429
For Sale at all first-clnss Saloons, Liquor Storos aud Hotels or
delivered to your house.
Real Estate!
When the tide of population   pours   into  Vancouver   this
fall and winter, lots on Mt. Pleasant will command the price
that lots in the City now command.
Read this list and come and see us about them.
For a short time only.—Double corner   iooxi20-ft.,
6-room house, orchard and garden $4,000.
Half-acre, Sixteenth avenue, beautiful view; price
minster avenue in the spring of 1906.
Many of the members of the first
congregation and. Snnday School are
■till within the church. Tho flrst min.
isterto preach on Mt. Pleasant, the
Rev. Dr. Robsou, and'the flrst reside-it
pastor ot the local Methodist Chnrch,
Rev. Joseph Hall, are bow residents of
Mt. Pleasant.
"The Blood to Tbo Lift-*
Science has never gone beyond the
above simple etatement of scripture. Bnt
II has Illuminated that statement and
given it a meaning ever bi_adoning with
the Increasing breadth of knowledge.
When the blood la "had" or impure it
le not alone the body which sutlers
through disease. The brain Is olno
clouded, the mind and judgement aro
effected, and mauy an evil deed or Impure
thought t**j he directly traced to tbe
impurity of tbo blood. Foul, Impure blood
csn bo made pure by the uso of Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. It
enriches and puriflos tho blood thoreby
curing, pimples, blotches, eruptions and
other cutaneous affections, as oczoma,
tetter, or salt-rbeum, btves and other
manifestations of Impure blood.
»       (»       -        •       ®        _
In tbe curo of scrofulous swellings, enlarged glands, open eating ulcers, or old
•ores, tho "Golden Medical Discovery " ho*
performed the most marvelous cures. In
coses of old sores, or open eating ulcers,
It is well to apply to tbo open soree Dr.
Plerco's All-Healing Salve, which possesses wonderful healing potency when
need as an application to tbe soree In con-
Junction wltb the nse of "Golden Medical
Discovery * as a blood cleansing constitutional treatment. If your druggist
don't happen to have the "All-Healing
Salvo" In stock, you can easily procure It
by Inclosing fifty-four cents tn postogo
stamps to Dr, tt. V. Pierce, BUS Main St.,
Buffalo, N. Y., and It will como to you by
.return poet. Meet druggists keep It as
ffroll as tho M'lolilon Med-al Discovery.'
_       t»      »      8       <_       <_)
You.can't afford to accept any motlleln-
of wnfmoH- composttfan as a substitute
ifor "Golden Medical Discovery," which to
« medicine or known compositioh,
Ihavlng 4 icomploto list of Inuredlents In
jiliiln English on Its bottle-wrapper, tho
samo being attested as correct under osth.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulato
1 lAu.U-i'is-riUo stoui*s^,.l!viirand bowel*.
i •**• ' ' *''!*. *j-    «r"T. ..'    ■ li
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The School Trustees of South Vancouver met Aug. 27th, Sept. 10th aud
24th. Trustees' Hodjgson chairman,
Wells, Farr, Neilson and Jones, and
Secretary W. Ferris were present at the
various meeting.'
August 27th—
Trustee Wells roported the progress
on the work being done on Eburne
School grounds, and the account for
same whs passed. The Chairman reported the contract with Purdy &
Lanergan had been arrangod, and the
building would be proceeded with, aud
the Committee in charge of affairs
would have tho woll dug,
' Sept. 10th—
The question of opening a school at
Cedar Cove came before the Board ugai'n
add after sOuie discussion the Secretary
was instructed to. communicate With
W. Miller on the mattor. Tne Secretary
was instructed to write to the Richmond
Scbool Board regarding the charges for
pupils attending Eburue aud North
Arm M-liouls, and Trustee Wells was
appointed to interview pareuts of pupils
at Eburno. The tender for the purchase
of tbo old school site was laid. A Committee wus appointed to go into the
matter ot establishing Manual Training
in the various schools. The account for
painting   Eburno   School  wns ordered
Sept. 24th—
The Chiiirmau reported ou tho establishing of a school at Cedar Cove und
Committee iu chnrgo wore instruoted
to carry on negotiation., till satisfactory
arrangements woro arrived at. Tho
Secretary was instructed to write to
tho Inspector regarding pupils not
attending the Nortb Arm School. Trustee Wells reported ou the number of
pupils attending Eburne School from
Itii'hmnnd, and the Secretary wos
instructed to communicate with the
parents. The t'huirman reported that
11. concreto foundation of tho new
Svihool was finished.
Advocate $1
33-ft. lot, 9-i-omed Honse, orchard
small fruit... .$2,900
Beautiful 9-room   House,   gas and
electric light, convenient to car;
Thirteenth nvenue.
A good   lot on Qh-andview, 9300.
Lobke street— O-room honse, $1,600.
Ninth avenue—4 lots, I860 per lot.
Ninth avenne—Double corner, $1,000.
LAMSDOtrSB avenne—7 room house,
Eighth avenue—7-room house, $1,600
5-room Cottage, Fifteenth avenue;
fruit'trees, hearing flrst this year;
price $1.860,.te-_s $fifiO cairn.
Fine bouse, 8-rooms, corner lot, Niuth
avenue, stone basement, conservn-
torp, bath and lavatory un both
floors, electric . fixtures the bost;
price $4 100, lot S0-18- ft, $1,100
$560 oash, takes 4-room cottage on
Seventeenth avenuo, li lots, fruit
trees, good well; price $1,050.
9-ro_m honse Tenth avenne, near Westmiuster avenue; price $1,850, terms.
8-room Cottage, II lots fenced and graded,
Sixteenth avonue; prico $1,200
On Sixteenth avenne, J^-acre, fine view
overlooking tho city; price $600,
half oash.   Splendid bny.
5 acres at Eburne, black soil,$200.00 per
acre; beantifnl viow. Terms.
8lots(cornei) Colombia street, cleared
and graded; $3,800, half cash.
2 Lots, each iWxiao, all kinds of fruit,
large burn; H-roomed honse; prico
$2,800; terms
5-room Houso, rented at $16 per month,
south half of lot, in 200a; $1,600,
$400 cash, bulauce to arrange.
8 Lots (corner) Westminster avenue,
80x182; price $8,200, terms.
2-storey Residence on Sixth avenue,
large house, bountiful lawn, frtiit.
Terms.   Price  $8.7CC.
Store on 25-ft. lot, on Westminster avt-
nue; building runted; flue location,
near Ninth avenne.   Price $6,500.
i Terms.
Lot   26x182  on Westminster   avenue
two-etorey building, in fine, condition ; leased for 8 years; title perfect.    Price ...... .... $8,000.
7-roomed House, lot. 40^x130, Eighth
nve'nuc; price $l.-f)0.'   ,=>''
$2,800 buys a New Modern House
of 7 rooms on Fifth avenue. Term-
easy. Valuo good.
Double corner on Tenth avenue, cleared,
fine location.   P_d.ce •1.360.
C-thmf. of 5 _b_mii,*--M--t-_J tlK-t," and
all conveniences f sitwetted-bu Eighth
avenue,   east. ■ Price.. $1,800;  $600
.   down and terms.  -       „
5 room Cottage, rented at $14per month,
sooth half of tot, in 300a; prico
$1,400, $S00 down, easy terms.
Two lots, cleared and *****&, $1,600.
inside lot for $735 Will build to
suit purchaser on easy terms.
6-room House on West—iiuster avouue,
$2,650, $800 cash, balance to arrange
One lot, 25x120, no stumps, ou Westminster avenne; price $825, $125
down, balnnco oft easy terms.
Honse of  5-roouis,    Eighth   avenue;
eleotrio  light,    bath;   lot  83x120.
Price  $-.000.
BkAUTIFVLLT    SlTt*ATEI>     R_»lt«N'llj_-
JL_ot  ou  Burrard    street;   $1.31-.
List your lots and property
Mrs. R. Whitney,
2444 Westminster ave.
Telephouo B1405.
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Local Items.
If yon-miss The Advocate yon miss
the local news.
Mr. McMullen, Manager of King's
Market, is back from a week's vacation
Mr. and Mrs. Charltou from Fairview
have moved to tho corner of Ontario and
Mr. Cowles, editor of "The Advocate,"
■ Red Deor, Alberta, was a visitor in the
city this week.
To end Thanksgiviug Day pleasantly,
be sure and attend the Concert iu the
Oddfellows* Hall on Oct.  18th; admi,
sion 26c.
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RING UP 914, tho Oentral Wood
Yard, for a good load of Codar Wood.
91.50 a load, or leave orders at COS
Seventh avenne, oast; Geo. Chocker
I. O. F.—Court Vancouver, Independ
ent Order of Foresters, met Monday
evening in Oddfellows' Hall, there being
fair attendance. It was decided to got
np aa entertainment nnd a
Committee was appointed consisting of
W. R. Owons, W. H. DeBou, A. Luke
aud R. 8. Onmmingg to carry ont the
wishes of the Court.
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The very latest styles in Canadian
and American makes and designs in
Winter Shoes for Men, Women and
Children at R. MILLS, the Shoeman,
119 Hastings streets, west.
Hici HAii-TocH-.il.—On Monday evening at the home of tbe groom's sister
Mr*. R. J. Reid, 875 Sixth avenue, west
Rev. A. E. Hctheringtou united in marriage Mr. Peter Highatn and Miss Annie
Tocher, both of Dominion Oity, Man.
The parlor and dining room were beaut-
if ally decors-ted with autumn foliage.
Ouly the immediate friends of the
couple were present.
''" ■ 101
Millinery Business For SaLk, several
years established; doing a splendid
busiaces; location in the -centre of the
oity; futures handsomo and new. A
tare chance for a flrst-clssa Milliner.
Fashionable clientele. Terms reasonable.   Apply *+*4 Westminster avonno.
Mr. D: Bi Hyndman naa bought out
tho business Iatley conducted by Mr.
Duvidsou at the oorner of, Westmsuister
aud Ninth avennes. Mt. Hyndman
offers his cuBtouio: s good values for their
money. A complete liue of school books,
scribbler* end pencils to supply (the Mt.
P'oasant sohool children's needs. Fine
caudles to delight the taste of all lovers
of sweets. Good cigars and tooaocos
for the smoker. A comfortable twin
witheeain provided for thoso, watting
tor the street ear. Come iu. F«_h
Milk by the quart or pint,   Come ln I.
Prises will be awarded ladies for the
best decorated box or basket, at the
Mt. Pleasant L, O. L. Concert and
Basket Social in K. ot P. Hall on Thursday evening Oct. 18th.   Admission freo,
Every Tuesday evening there is a
jolly gathering of boys, from about 8 to
IK years of age, at tho Methodist Parsonage on Kloventh avenne. Rev A, E
Hotheringtou conduct.-, a 15-uiinute
study of the Biblo, after which there is
ti short business session, thou games aud
music occupy tho rci.t of the evening
uutil I) p. in Debates aud addresses by
speakers on various topics vary tho program and keeps Up thu intercuts of the
members. On Tuesday evening, Dave
Hu/.elwood was elected Secretary in
place of Gordon McLaughlin who has
moved away. Several new members
wore added to tho League. It was decided to hold a debate on Oct. 33d, on the
subject, "Resolved, that Steam is more
useful to man thnu Electricity." The
League hus an accomplished pianist in
Percy Lee whose piauo selections add
to the pleasure of the evening. Iu Ihe
approaching debate there promises to be
a large array of orators on both sides.
Only members and buys desiring to join
aro admitted to the meetings.
Mrs. O'Dell, 173 Ninth avoune, west,
teacher of piano and organ having bad
several years experience in teaching, a
thorough musical educatiun is ussured
her pupils
"The Advocate" fi month* for Wo.
Fine Vehicles
1016 Westminster avenue.
for PlantR and Cut Flowers; also
a quantity of Shrubs aud Orna
mental Trees to be disposed of at a
big reduction for the next 30 days
Nursery  & Greenhouses,   corner of
Fifteenth and Westmiuster avenues.
The Cheapest Place in the City
Angel or Demon.
You call me an angel of lovo and of
A being of goodness and heavenly flre,
Sent out from God's kingdom to guide
yon aright
In paths where your spirit may mount
and aspire.
Yoa say that I glow like a star on its
Like a ray from the altar, a spark from
. the source.
Now, list to my answer, let all the world
hear it;
I speak unafraid what I know to be
A pure, faithful  love is the creative
That makes women angels. I lire hat
in yon.
We are bound sonl to  sonl by life's
holiest laws,
And if I am an  angel,  why,. yon are
the cause.
As my ship skims tho tea I look up
. from her deck, ,>. •.,  , •
Fair, firm at the wh.eel shines love's
beautiful form;.
And shall I scorn the barqne that last
night went to Wreck,
By tho pilot abandoned to darkness
and storm?
My craft wae no stancher; she, too, had
been lost   '
Had the wheelman deserted or slept at
his post.
I laid down the wealth of my sonl at
your feet
(Some woman does this for some man
No desperate creature   that walks in
tho streot
Has a  wickeder  heart  than I might
have, I say,
Hod you wantonly misused the treasures
yon won,
As so  mauy  men  with  hoart riches
have done.
This fire from God's altar, this holy
•       love Homo
That burns like sweet iucenso forevor
for you,
Might uow be a wild couflngrutiou of
Had you tortured iny heart or boen
base or untrue:
For ungels aud devils  are  east in ouo
Till lovo guides them upward or downward, I hold.
I tell you, tho womou who mnko fervent
Aud sweet teuder mothers, had fato
beeu less fair,
Are the women that might have abandoned their lives
To the  maduess  that   springs from
aud ends iu despair,
As the firo on the hearth, which sheds
brightness around,
Neglected may level tho walls to the
The world makes grave errors in judg-
iug these things.
Great good ami great ovil are born in
one breast;
Lovo horn., and boofa us,  or gives us
our wiugs,
Autl the best conld be worst and the
worst could be best,
You may thank  yonr  own  worth for
what I grew to be,
For the demon lurked under the angel
in mel
—Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
"»' SfMSI    , . _-.-•■ .    :...■.
Of all the fashionable needlework fads
which havo oomo and gone, nothing
more beautiful and dnrublo thnn Hedebo
uoedlepoint hus ever been produced.
The work is so very haudsome, and
iu sueh^entirely good taste, that like the
liner classes of drawn work and satin
stitch embroideries, it is certain to remain forever in good form, even when
the rage for it has beeu swept away to
make room for some new fad,
Hedebo needlepoint iB the peasant
national work of Denmark, and it is as
far superior to other forms of embroidery
and fancy stitches that have come to us
from European countries as point lace is
to some cheap imltatiou. Its variety is
wonderful, and therefore its charm is
enduring. It is a combination of lace
with embroidery stitches, and is done
with stroug flax thread upon Bpecial
qualities of linen, so that pieces of
Hedebo needlepoint, unless very roughly handled, will last forever.
It is impossible for even the best
informed and most astute authority to
predict what will be the reigning vogue
in the fall and winter of 1906-7, for
there will be no reigning vogne, bnt a
multiplicity of styles in all classes of
garments, says Dry Goods. One of the
best indications of tbe probable style
trend is fonnd in the showing of tell
materials. A large proportion of the
dress fabrics of all classes that are on
the retail counter is in light weight,
soft, clinging stuffs. Only clinging
garments with soft, graceful folds and
abundant ornamentation, oan give to
toilettes of these materials the correct
expression. Silks, velvets, broadcloths,
all kinds of high class good* for exclusive trade, continue to exhibit the same
or an increased degree of softness.
There ia a revulsion against the circular skirt and in favor of the restored
plaited skirt. The pony coat, which
for a while was almost tabooed, has reappeared, with a modified expression, in
the fall tailor-made suit. The basque
coat and the smart pelerine have stepped to the front.. The princess style has
lost a pace, according to some authorities, and tho Empire idea is again
Although all shades of yellow are so
fashionable, one need not wear them
unless one pleases These charming
tints of bronze and brown as well as
blue are in favor, .while one of the smart
colors of the season is puce, that rich
shade of rod which toues into wine
color, and which was quito the most
fashiouablo hue of the day just oue
hundred years ago.
We a trifle better off than onr ancestors nf that i-eriod. for wo have several
shades ot pnee color from whioh to make
a choice, whilo they probably had but
Iu considering the question of out mnn
colors, however, fashion decrees that all
black is to bu very chic indeed.
There will be, too, more contrast in
the colors used iu gowns thun we have
hud for two seasons or more. This is
especially noticeable iu the bright-tiuted
Directoire dinner coats with gowns of
other colors.
The flrst impression ou glancing over
an exhibition of early fall modols is that
thero is nothing new, bnt closer inspection reveals tho fact that ench number
bears tho label of a uew season's vintage.
The materials, to begin with, nre mostly
iu more or less mannish suiting effects,
but can uot be confounded with those in
the spring models. The high-waist
skirt is represented, bnt with au extension above the waist that is narrow,
moro iu the nature of a belt, which robs
it of its title of corsetlot. The return of
the long sleeve is a necessity With tho
expression of simplicity the chic tailored
walking suit must exhibit. In the
hip-lougth, close fitting coat, the longer
loose cont, tho Prince Chap and the
pony coat, the long sleeve obtains, those
belougiug more or less distinctly to the
severe typo of tailor-made. Tho blouse
coat, with or without a basque or
pepluui, is of moro frivolous expression
und seou accompanied by tho elbow
is only $1.0.0 a year,
50c for 0 mouths,
35c for 3 months.
Advertise in "Tho Advocato."
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Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. C
Big Reductions
Gent's Umbrellas ' worth $1.25 for $1.00
      "     $1.00   "      75o
Girls' Rniucoats, Cravenette, with Capo at Cost Price.
Girls' Raincoats. worth $6 for $4 25
        "    $6.7*"   $4,75
Odd Lines of Ladies' Raincoats at Half-prioe.
Ladies' Raincoats WOrth $6.00 for $3.00
" "     "     $800 "   $4.00
  "     $9.60  "   $4.75
 "   $.0.00  " - $5.00
"     ■'".' "   $12.00"   $6.00
J. Horner,
143 Hastings street east.
Between Westminster and Columbia avenues.
'phone 877.
A short time ago the Manufacturers advanced prices on Overalls,
hut we had in a large order to be filled at old prices. We are now
selling high-grade Pant Overalls at—
75c per pair*
Other dealers ale asking 90c and $1 for exactly tho same line,
your Overalls from ns and save at least 15c on each pair.
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The Function of an
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And Undermining Health by Useless Worry-
New Vitality Obtained by Using
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
Brain and nerve force Is squandered
in a way which would be utterly condemned in the use of money. And
of what value Is money compared
■with health.
By useless fretting and worry, by
■overwork, and by neglecting to take
proper nourishment, rest and sleep,
strength and vitality aro frittered
away and no reserve force Is left to
withstand the attack of disease.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is valued
because it actually increases the amount of nerve force in the body, over-
-comes the symptoms arising from exhausted nerves, and gives that
^strength and confidence in mind and
*ody which ls necessary to success In
Nervous headache, brain fag, Inability to concentrate the mind, loss of
sleep, irritibility, nervousness and despondency are among the indications
of exhausted nerve force. These are
the warnings which suggest the necessity of such help as is best supplied by Dr. Chase's Nerve Cure.
Mrs. J. S. Tardlff, Mariapolis, Mau.,
writes:—"When I began the use of
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food my health
was In a terribly bad condition. My
doctor told me that I was goiug into,
consumption and for nearly thrC.
years my bowels Were so loose and
watery that I w.as kept continually
weak and run doVn. In spite of the
many remedies used I gradually
grew worse, and worse. I could
scarcely get about the house and suffered a great deal from backache,
stomach and kidney troubles.
"Dr. Chase's Nerve Food proved to
be exactly what I needed and'by keep-1
ing up this treatment for a time I got
so strong and well that I did my own
housework and sometimes worked ln
the fields without feeling any the
worse for lt. It is a! pleasure as well
as a duty for me to recommend Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food.
If you would be happy, healthy and
successful, test this great food cure,
50 cents a. b.ox, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.
Management   of   Sitting
Their Feed and Care.
Hatching eggs under heus is a much
Simpler matter than artificial Incubation, writes J. D. Mason In Reliable
Poultry Journal. In some experiments
We made In hatching out White Leghorn eggs under mongrel hens we got
the best results from hens fed on corn
while sitting,-, corn being the greatest
iheat producing food.
Hens should not have eggs put-under
them until they have remained on the
tiest for a day or so. If they do not
leave the nest for the roost at night It
Is safe torput eggs under them. Our
hens', which were set in the hejhouses,
did not dd. so well as those set where
they were undisturbed by the laying
hens. If It is necessary to move the
hen she will generally accept the new
nest provided tbo change is made at
■night. Dark nests give the best, re-
■ntflts, and they should be well filled
■with straw or dried grass.
From twelve to fifteen eggs are put
under a hen, depending on the else of
the hen. .In cold weather lt'ls best to
put the fewer number of eggs, while
Jate ln the spring as many as seventeen
•can be pnt under ner. It_is just as
necessary to select the eggs and use
only welt; shaped eggs for Sitting under
hens as jfor the artificial method of
hatching.* In warm weather, when the
chicks are liable to dry in the shell, lt
ts a great help1 ^o thoroughly sprinkle
the egg*. There need be no fear of
-hilling,'for the heat of the hen will
quietly bring them back to the proper
temperature. If two or more hens are.
set et the sanje time It is advisable to '
give one .ojf'»t\i<j -t>e*¥ .both lots of chick-
«us to mother and reset the other.
Before«aQ£-tlng_ur hatchers we thoroughly fumigate pur houses by burping
eulphur candles in them, and. a? an. extra precaution we,.sprinkle both ben
and nes.'Mhi- lldO' powder. Lice will
lower a,h.ei_.'s vitality, reduelhg her
teat anfl/'cstuHi-g In this way poor
Hens are; Inactive while sitting and
•therefore require less food than other-
Wise. Ib-is not necessary to feed them
on the nest. Have food and water ac-
ceesilile^'JHi't let their appetite, be the
Judge of .If. ben and how much to eat
As far as possible let them be undisturbed wille sitting.
t   -Jl,   s
','. aliept lin nerve.
An iSigi-h clergyman hnd a rich
parishioner, Lady lllank, who dictated
to and hectored him outrageously. At
length he declined to put up with thla
kind o/.trjutment and told her ladyship
bo. IJiCreafter she refused to put anything In tho offertory, merely making
a, stately inclination over the plate.
This moved an elder to remark ln her
hearing, "We could do with less of her
manners and more of her cash." The
clergyman, dining at a lord's table, told
this story with great success one evening. The host said with a frown, "Are
you aware, sir, that Lady Blank is a
relative of mine?" The clergyman
smiled slightly. "No," he said, "I
wasn't, but in future when I tell the
story I'll always be careful to mention
the relail"ri°ri|n "	
A Canadian Abroad.
Dr. Walter Courtney, chief surgeon of
Che Northern Pacific. Railway since 1888,
was born at Moore, LamMon County,
Ont., Sept. 18,, 1805. He waa educated
o.t the local public schools, Strathroy
Collegiate Institute and the University
ot Michigan, Dr. Courtney waa marrled
e.t St. Clair, Mich., ln 1885 to Hlldegarde
von Jaamund. He ls an ex-president
of the Minnesota State MedlcsJ Association, a member of the American Medical
Association, the International Association of Railway Surgeons and of other
medical organizations. Ho Is an hon-
•orary member of the North Dakota
HUto Medical Society and president of
tlio Upper Mississippi Medical Society.
a* la a resident of B«U»__ JhUnn.
An Old Cutler's Adviee to Men Who
Use a Hii-or,
"Whenever I hone a razor," said an
pld English cutler, "I always give some
advice with it, free, gratis, and I take
great satisfaction in knowing that I
have made shaving easier and more
comfortable for more than 10,000 men.
Almost every barber will tell you how to
strop a razor, but it takes a cutler to
tell you how. to care for your strop and
how to get.the best, work out of your
blade.      '*", '
"A swing strop, canvass onone side
and horse hide on the other, is the best.
Always hold it taut and draw the razor
lightly, but swiftly, from heel to point.
If you let the strop sag you will put
a round edge on your blade. Don't forget to cover your strop or put It away
in a drawer after using. If it hangs
In a bathroom near a window the dust
and grime get Into It and soon take
the edge from your ra_or. Whether
you keep the strop covered or whether
you don't, rub your open hand over the
two surfaces to free It from dust.
"But what I consider my most valuable adyice Is how to do away with
sbavlug paper entirely and at the same
time Improve the cutting quality of the
razor's edge. Nine men out of ten
shave .themselves In a room where
there Is running hot water.' Now, the
way to get a most gratifying-result is
this: Lather thickly and well and let It
remain on,tin: face half a minute before you "begin to shave. If you have
time waijli It oft, for with (t will come
the grit anS dirt 'that you have loosened up in the pores of the skin, and then
apply'a se-O-d'coat. It will be as soft,
smooth and.cjean as new velvet.
•• ''Now turn on (he hot water faucet
and let It Tun. Hold the razor under
the stream until It ls heated. Then
take a slanting, or diagonal, stroke, like
a farmer does with a scythe, not a
square pull, and you will be amazed to
find bow beautifully and easily the hot
blade cuts the beard.-.
"When It.is filled with lather hold lt
under the runuing hot water Instead of
using shaving paper. This will wash
off tho lather and at.the same-time
heat the blade again. Don't be afraid
of taking out the temper. That would
be impossible If you put the razor in a
kettle and boiled it;. Try the hot blade
and you'll never shave with the cold
steel again."'
Tobacco destroys tbe taste, smell and
digestion. , . • ' '"'.' ..
Tobacco kills mental, moral and
physical vigor.
Tobacco paralyzes the mucous membranes and glands.
Tobacco's most dangerous poison,
nicotine, la without antidote.
Tobacco contains prussic acid, ammonia, carbonic oxide and,nlcotlne.   '
Tobacco contains stronger poisons
than opium, alcohol, absinth or chloral.
A single leaf of tobacco or a single
cigar contains enough of this poison to
kill a man lt applied properly.
Nicotine Is the most deadly poison
known to the pharmacopoea. A single
drop or a grirlu will kii! a large animal.
Nicotine resembles prussic acid In appearance, effects and activity. Nicotine's victims die In violent convulsions.
»ir. "M-rkley—But, see here! If you
Insist upon getting another gown I'll
have to go without a uew suit this summer.
Mrs. Markley—Well, you're such a
dear, unselfish tiling—
Mr. Markley—Yes, but I should think
you'd be unselfish occasionally.
Mrs. Markley—But I thluk I am unselfish lu that I dou't attempt to deprive you of the pleasure of being the
un-elllsli uu'.'.-riiiladeluhla Pr___- __
HoW a Fox Terrier Saved.His Maitsr's
Life In India.
The London Dally Mall has been pub- j
Hshlng some true stories of missionary !
adventure.  Here is one from central In- !
dla:  It was dark, and the windy dark- j
ness was full of the mysterious noises i
of the Jungle.    Two men were hudd ed '
silently  on  a  platform   built  ir.    the
boughs of a tree on the edge of the Jun-
g!?.   Below them the undergrowth was
black and still, for the mion had not
y,t risen.  Suddenly there was a movement as though a portion gf Its blackness had detached Itselt from the rest
and begun to creep away.   Just at that
moment the moon rose and revealeu to
tho   eyes  pf  Mr.   S.   D.   Price,  and   his
shikari'this  lithe  b.dy   ill' panth.-r
slinking through the undergrowth.     A
shot   rang  out,   and,   with  a  yep   of
pain,   the  panther  disappeared  ln  tha
With ths sunrise, the missionary-
hunter and his shikari descended from
their platform, and began to examine
the panther's trail. The effect of the
shot was shown'by the patches of biood
on the ground, which led them through
a couple of hundred yards of tinck
Jungle. After crawling on hands and
knees under the brushwood they reached a narrow nullah. A little beyond
this they came upon the wounded panther scaling a tree. Mr. Price flred,
but the range was too long, and the
shot proved futile. The disturbance
had the result, however, of startling the
animal Into falling from the tree to the
ground, when it once more recommenced Its flight.
The missionary and His shikari followed quickly on its track. It led thom
finally to a deep and thickly-wooded
nullah, which had taken the form of a
horse-shoe. The panther entered the
nullah at the centre of the bend and
turned along the left arm, growling angrily as lt covered the ground In heavy
strides. Its pursuers kept about twenty
yards from the nullah and skirted It
along the right until the top of the bend
was reached. -Here a halt was made
while Mr. Price approached the nullah,
the panther growling away at the other
end about two bundf-d yards distant.
Then all 'w&s still. The animal seemed to have vanished. Suddenly it sprang
out right.under Mr. Price's feet, having
douhled • back ■ along the watercourse
without making the slightest noise. Mr.
Price'-red rapidly aud stepped back to
avoid the animal's spring, and ln so doing fell Into the nullah. The next moment the panther was on him, and had
fixed his teeth in his arm.
Suddenly Mr. Price's little fox-terrier,
Toby, flew at the panther and fixed Itself on Its back, tearing hard at Its
neck. This diversion caused the panther to leave the man and attack th*
dog, and Mr. Price was able to stagger up and out of the nullah and run
to where the native trackers were cowering. There he fainted, and was carried back to his bungalow bleeding
from fourteen wounds.
"Only Grandpa."
A good story ls told of little Prince
Edward of Wales, showing the simple
manner ln which the Royal children are
trained. A children's outfitter had called at Tork House with a suit for the
prince to try on; and, as s.he was waiting, the door suddenly opened and ths
little prince came running In, crying:
"Oh, do come In; come In at once. Nobody is here."
The visitor hesitated, and then said
lt might not be convenient for her to
go Into the nursery Just then."
"Yes, you can," said the > prince.
"There's nobody here that matters-
only grandpapa!"
Apology  Unnecessary..
In the days when It was common for
the younger son to go Into the church
one of these young gentlemen had
charge of an outlying chapel. A Sunday or two after his ordination he found
himself thero ln the afternoon with
only the _.rmon ln his pocket that lie
had preached there ln the morning, and
e. the unfortunate curate had to give
lt over again.. He began after service
to mako profuse apologies to the' clerk,
when that functlenary politely stopped
him by saying:
"Lor1 bless ee, Master Charles, don't
eo  take  on  sol.   We never listens  tc
**',"—-I/ondon  Tit-Tilt*
The Olympiads.
In forty olympiads there were four
different klods of yoars—first, a common year of-'3*34 days; second, the em,
bollsmlc year Of 384 duys; third, the
hist year of each alteruate olympiad
consisted of 387. days, and, fourth, the
lust" ycttr, of. each fortl.etl) olympiad of
357 duys. '      "
The Dime.
Tho ten cent silver piece was authorized by congress ln 1702, and Its
coluago was begun ln 179G.
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Satisfying Honor In  India..
They had a peculiar way of going
into bankruptcy among the Marawarig
lu India, now unhappily giving way to
the less picturesque method of the
white man. When a man eould not pay
his bills he would summon his creditors. They wero ushered Into a room
ln which tho thakur, or household god,
was enshrined, but covered up with A
clolh and with the face turned to the
wall ln order that it might not witness
the sceno thut was to follow. The Insolvent would then, ln garb of mourning, He on tho floor, presenting his
back to his creditors, who, on a given
signal, would fall on him with shoes
and slippers and belabor bim fill- their
wrath wus exhausted. Tbe beating finished, honor was declared to be satisfied »ll around.
Two Methods rs Shown tn Case of a
' Man and  Woman. ■
Buying a cup of tea may be a tragedy or a comedy. Much depends on the
sex of the buyer. This Is the way a
man buys It. He slides sheepishly Into
the shop, takes the seat in the draught
of the door that everybody else has
avoided, and says to the waitress, with
a diffident smile:
"Oh, would you bring me a cup of
The waitress, who returns the smile,
or does not return lt, according to the
rule of the establishment In regard to
tipping, brings him his tea, slams tt
down, scribbles out a check, and sails
The man tastes the tea, flnds that it
Is bitter from long brewing, slips out
of his seat, pays the bill, and hurries
away from the shop.
Now let us see how a woman buys a
oup of tea.
She marches ln with a little boy on
ene side of her and a llttle girl on the
"I want a table for three," she says,
ln the manner of one about to order a
dinner at ten guineas a head.
"Yes, madam," replies the meek attendant. "Will you kindly step thi*
'"Mummy," says the little boy, when
at last the party ls seated and the at
tendant  ls  waiting  to  take   the  tw
penny  order,  "Mummy,  why  has th
lady got a turned-up n"se?"
"Want a scone," complains the little
"A pot of tea for one," orders "mummy," "and would you mind bringing an
extra cup, so that my little girl can
have some milk?"
"One tea and one milk?" asks the attendant.
"No, thank you I thought I gave
my order quite distinctly. I want a
pot of tea for one and an extra cup.
That's all."
"Yes, madam," says the meek attendant, and drags herself away with the
Urm Intention of becoming an actress,
let the stage be what lt may.
"Just one moment," says "mummy,"
when the tea Is brought. "I should like
to make sure that this is not too strong.
Yes, it ls much too strong. Will you
let me have a pitcher of hot, water,
please? And I don't think you have
brought quite, enough milk." Half an
hour later she marches proudly from
the shop, having paid exactly the same
sum for these privileges as the wretched man who could no*, swallow a
mouthful and who sat ln a draught-
London Sketch.
An' Important Leper Experiment.
Important statements were made at
the .meeting of the governors of the
London Hospital ln regard to the- opsonic department for the treatment ot
The House committee's report' stated
that the work of the department was
Increasing. The governors were probably aware that it ha_""*_reen discovered
that, by making certain tests of the
blood, the patients' power of resistance
against the disease of consumption
could be measured.
These tests were,, fit course, made
before the patients contracted the disease. If their power of resistance was
found to be low, a means .baot been discovered of Increasing that ptowar,
which would undoubtedly eventually
be the means by which that.drea- disease might be stamped out of, this
Lupus was caused by the same microbe. In the case of lupus, the Wacillus
attacked the skin, and In the <v_e of
consumption lt attacked the luqjgg. It
was a fact that the lupus patients had
resisted all treatment by the Flnsen
lamp, having had as many as _-0 sittings without effect, and in testing th*
blood of all these patients, the resistance was found to be so 'low that the
patient undoubtedly got Infected as fast
as he got cured by the light. '
Upon administering, the n*w'discovery and raising the patient's' bower of
resistance, In eve.y ense thevpatlents
healed quickly an<J_aftep..a. ;"<ery few
sittings. .  .   ,,.,
.The Hon. Sydpe\;,IJo'iand, tHfe chairman of the' c-inml?--;'kaiu:''r_- cases
were treated per day ln th«t.opsonlo
department. _■■.   tt;    .;...,  ».
A Legend of tha Zulus.
The ZUlus account fOr their origin
by a story of a talklhg eleflPiant who
fed -upon children.,: Hs met. a women
laden with an axe and bunch' of faggots, accompanied by her c_md.' "
Seeing th* elephant; 'sirs' geeseed -Is
Intention, and pleaded: "^pare, my
child, O elephtyitl". Th/s elephant refused. "Then," said the1" mother, "If
this evil must happen, swill-.- me, too,
O elephant!" 'So the'-'-p"---.' swallowed mother and child, and tbey,found
themselves with .all the ,oth«g. children,
who were eaten previously.
By and by the child grew hhngry, and
the mother lit a flre with her faggots.
She then, with her __-,' cut away the
elephant's flesh, cooked It, and they all
ate. As the flre burned,Its .great heat
filled the elephant with pain, and ha
ran, and ran, and ran, till they felt the
thunder of his hoofs racing over hill
and valley.
At length, exhausted, he dropped
down dead. Using her axe, the mother
chopped until she made an opening ln
the elephant's side. After this they
crept out, and became a new nation In
a new country.—Country Gentleman.
j'no»e Fool Questions.
"Hello," says the man, seeing his
friend sallying forth with pole and net
and bait basket.   "Going fishing?"
"No," rsplies the friend,. turning on
him solemnly. "No; I'm going to stand
on my bead and keep my hair from
falling out. What made you thlnlt I
wa* goiug fishing-'
You Can't Cut Out
A  BOO  SPAVIN  or .
will olean tliem ofl, —id you work the
home same time. I>o _s not blister or
remove the balr. Will tell you more 11
yon write. _r_._0 per bottle, delivered.
Book i-0 freo.
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gl.OO bottle. Corel Varicose Veins, Varicocele, Hydrocele, Ruptured Muscles or
LlinunenU,I_1—sed clan ils, Allays l'aln.
Uenulne infd. only by
W.F.Young, P.D.F., 137 Monmouth St.
Springfield, Mau.
Can. Ag'ts: Lyma.i Sons & Co., Montreal
Mitrrlnire  nnd   -faith.
Marriage ls an Institution highly con-
ducive to the health of both husband
and wife, says American Medicine.
Statistics prove that among married
men over twenty years of age and women over forty the mortality rate la
far less .than among those who remain
single. Among the widowed and divorced the mortality ls exceptionally
great. Suicides among the unmarried
nre much more numerous than among
the, married. The matrimonial state
promotes temperance ln every form.
Furthermore, the probable duration of
life of a married man of thirty exceeds
that of bis unmarried brother by five
years, and the wife may expect to live
one year longer than * single woman
ef the same age.
Over 20,000,000 leeches were used annually twenty-five years ago, but now
not 1,000,000 a year are used.
Birds' Nest*.
The idea that birds select secluded
places to build their nests has been
proved false. Birds havo been known
to build in the noisiest or most conspicuous places. A sparrow's nest was
discovered In an electric light on the
Thames embankment, London, where
tho lamp was lighted and put out each
Minard's  Liniment Cures  plpjitherla.
It is estimated that thero, are fully
21,000 Europeans at present out of
employment in South Africa.
Death Comes to All;—But it need
not come prematurely If proper precautions are taken. "An ounce of
prevention is worth a pound of cure,"
and to have prevention at hand nnd
allow disease to work Its will Is ridiculous. Dr. Thomas Kclectric Oil
not only allays pains when applied
externally, but will prevent- lttng
troubles resulting from colds and
coughs.   Try It and be convinced.
A group of Berlin'i richest and
greatest industrial leaders will investigate motor-airship science.
Minard's Liniment Curea Colds Etc, -
The Snow KIn_r.
Qustavus Adol.ihus was th* enow
king, from the feet tbat his dominions
were termed the Snow Kingdom.
Crowns and Hf rnldry.
. In heraldry nine dlff^eht varieties
of the crown are recognized as Insignia
of rank—the oriental, the triumphal or
Imperial, the diadem," fhe obsidloual
crown, tho civic, the crown vallery, the
mural crown, the naval aad the croWn
colest 1—L
. _.._.. .™__:c.
Ttim Mooney Way
There's nothing too good.
to go into MOONEY'S
CRACKERS. The beat
flour that Canada mills, the
best butter and cream that
Canada's famous dairies can
produce, and the best
equipped bakery in Canada;
to convert them into the
best crackers you ever Ate—
Cream   Sodas
They are good eating any
time and all the time.
Crisp, inviting, toothsome.
An Angel In
ihe Web
By Sidnty H.  Colt
Cop-right, ISOS, bv P. C. Eastment
0 0
All day long the pitiless heat beat
down on the pavements, and at night
When Mather came home to his little
room on the second floor he found It a
Veritable oven. Sleep ln that place was
Out of the question. Ho turned out tbe
single gas Jet and went down to tho
Btreet. On the stoop were noisy, chattering groups, wolfing vainly for a
breeze from the water. There waa
much banter between the occupants of
neighboring stoops and much high
pitched laughter. The steps of his own
lodging house, like the rest, bore Its
quota, but he felt no Inclination to Join
them. Instead he walked out to tbe
aveuue and turned aimlessly downtown.
He had proceeded but a short distance when the strident notes of a cornet and trombone aud the pulsating
boom of a bass drum fell on his ears.
Above the din sounded shrill voices,
quavering a hymn. Ho had never yet
attended a street corner service of the
Salvation Army, and It struck him that
this would be an excellent opportunity
to do so. He quickened his steps and
soon came upon them, men and women
alike kneeling ou the dirty pavementa
while a raucous voiced lieutenant of.
fered a prayer. A flaring gasoline
torch on a nearby fruit stand lighted
the scene uncannily and threw Into
flickering relief the faces of varied
types crowded about the kneeling figures.
Mather was country born and bred.
Tears of life on the farm had given
him a big frame and a pair of shoulders that many an athlete might have
envied. It was an easy matter for him
to elbow his way through the crowd to
the Inner edge of the circle, where he
stood quietly watching the litt!_i drama
before him with mild curiosity and
even milder amusement.
The prayer finished, the little band
arose, and the men replaced their caps.
The lieutenant announced a hymn, the
cornet squealed, the trombone brayed,
the drum boomed valiantly, and tbe
quavering voices rose onco more on the
hot night air.
At the conclusion of the hymn tbe
lieutenant announced that they would
"DON'T HUBT BIM,  P-EASB don't,"  hub.
listen to a few words from Sister Ruth.
A slight, girlish figure stepped to tbe
center .of the circle from somewhere In
the shadow. The light of the gasoline
torch fell full upon ber face—a face of
wonderful purity and sweetness. There
was a beauty in the level brows, the
.long.dark lashes, of the eyes and the
full, red lips that the bonnet 'of tiie
corps could not hide, and there was.a
supple grace of figure that the plain
blue dress did not wholly conceal. i
She began fo speak ln a voice full of
earnest appeal. What she was saying
Mather did not know, for he paid'no
heed to her words. He was not an lib- '■
pressionable young man—indeed, by his
friends he was adjudged Unusually
bard headed and abundantly possessed
of that quality generally termed "horse
sense." But there was something that
appealed to him strongly In that face
beneath the regulation poke bonn'it.
He did not take bis eyes from h.jr
while she was speaking, and when she
• had finished and stepped back 'I-HTthe
shadow he was aware of a strange
feeling, half of sadness, half of buoy-!
• ancy. He elbowed his way put and
walked homeward, strangely perturbed
and strangely eluted.
The following uight and evory night
after foot Mather attended the street
coruer meetings. If Sister Iluth spoke
or prayed or sang lid wus supremely
hauo.v: lf others filled her place he *. as
aware of a feeling of disappointment
Being unskilled ln the analysis of emotion, he did not recognize the trend of
lt all. He only knew that he wanted to
be near her, to see her face, to listen
to her voice.
One night as the women of the corps
were passing tbe tambourines for the
collection he. beheld Sister Ruth coming ln his direction through the crowd.
Sbe was smiling and nodding gratefully as the nickels and dimes fell jingling
Into the tambourine. Standing beside
Mather were three young fellows, evidently the worse for liquor. As Sister
Ruth approached them ono of the three
lifted his foot and kicked the tambourine smartly.
"Little h-hlgber, Gertla I c'n kick
higher 'n th-that," he hiccoughed familiarly.
Mather's hand fell on the fellow's
coat collar with a grip of iron.
"Apologize for that! Hear me? Apol-
ognlzel" he said ln a voice shaking
with anger.
"Eh? Wbat?" said the other. He
looked up at Mather. Mather towered
inches above him. There was, moreover, something very sinister ln his
"I 'oologlxed," began th* captive hastily.
Mather felt a light touch on his arm.
He turned to find Sister Ruth standing
beside him.
"Don't hurt blm, please don't," sh*
Mather smiled grimly.
"It's just as you say," said be. "I'll
kill him lf you say so."
"Let him go, please," she said, and
Mather pushed the man away.
"Thank you," she said. Her eyes
met his squarely; sbe blushed and hesitated a moment. "Thank you," sbe
said again and was gone. That night
Mather walked home on air.
•       »••••*
Mather climbed the dingy stairs to
the llttle hall at the corps barracks.
It was Sunday evening.   Outside the
, ram was falling dismally and the gut-
j ters ran rivers of mud.   He sat down
| quite alone on one of the rear settees.
I A handful of people nearer the platform were the only others in the bare,
' cheerless place.
i There were hymns and prayers and
testimony quite as usual, and during It
all Mather sat back ln the shadows
feasting his eyes on the outlines of a
1 pretty face beneath a poke bonnet at
one side of the platform.
Presently during the singing of a
hymn Mather saw her coming down
the aisle toward him, and his heart
I stood still.    She stopped beside blm,
and her face flushed. . ,   ,
"Were you looking for—for salvation?" Bhe faltered.
"No," said he quietly, "I was look-
lug for—you."
She looked a trifle frightened. He
saw the color suddenly leave her
cheeks. .-    .
"Please sit down for a minute," he
begged.   She hesitated, then reluctantly complied.   The hymn still Went on
stridently.   Mather looked thoughtfully
. at the unshaded gas jets above the
I platform for a time.
"I  need  you  more than tbe army
does," he said at length.   "I -want you
| to leave It."
"Oh!"   she  gasped,   drawing   away
from him.
I    "I realize you know nothing about
me," he went on hurriedly.   'Tm foreman ln a machine shop.   I mike good
! wages.   So far I've lived a life I'm not
ashamed of.   But I want you to satisfy
yourself as to the truth of all this, of
She looked at him curiously.
"What do you know of me?" she
"That I love you," said he stoutly.
"Is that enough?"
"Yes, that's enough," he declared.
She turned away from him for a moment.   When be saw he? face again
her eyes were filled with tears.
"This work is very dear to me," she
He was silent.
"But of all men you are tbe one 1
should trust."
."And love?" be asked breathlessly.
'There waB a long pause.
"And love," she said very softly.
They were starting the last verse of
tbe hymn, but Mather heard nothing
of lt.   The bare, bleak room had suddenly become a'glorious paradise. Tbe
yellow gas jets were glittering stars
In a blue velvet sky.   Sister Ruth's
hand was In his.
u-odfling a Landlord.
An amusing account was given In
the Sboredltoh County Court of how
a man had for six months past cleverly evaded his landlord, until, as counsel
put lt, the landlord had become positively distracted.
Counsel (to the landlord)—How did
he keep out of the way Th* Landlord
—Used to come to the front windows,
blow me a kiss, and walk out at the
back. (Laughter.)
And did he remain a prisoner ln his
houso during that time? Not a bit of
It; he had gone to Ramsgate for a holiday, I heard, (Loud laughter.)
Then I believe you tried the ruse of
a registered letter to get at him?
Yes, but he's up to every trick. We
Intended to get ln when he opened the
door, but he would not do lt, as ho
signed the receipt after lt had been
handed through the letter box (Laughter.)
His Honor—I make an order for possession In two weeks.
Travsl* 10,000 Mil** Without a Ticket
to See Canada.
Stanley Condor, a 12-year-old boy, of
Seacombe. was taken before the stipendiary magistrate at Liverpool on the
21st May of this year, charged with
traveling across the Atlantic without a
ticket. His entire journey as a stowaway and train-jumper covered quite
10,000 miles.    .
This ls the climax of a remarkable,
series of free Journeys accomplished by
the lad during the last twelve months.
His flrst ride of this kind was under
the guard's van of an express '.rain
running to Derby. On eleven other
occasions he has run away from home
and traveled free to Preston, Manchester and Bradford. He ls said to be a
bright scholar, and ls a quiet, unimpressive looking lad.
Two months ngo his parents were
quietly conferring with the authorities
about him. He was not vicious, but
something had to be done to correct his
roaming habit. It was decided to apprentice him to a Canadian farmer.
Stanley, unaware of this plan, decided
to see Canada for himself.
Ho stowed himself on a Dominion
liner, where he was found when the
vessel was two days at sea, ibut, on arrival at Halifax, he gave the authorities
the slip, and by a series of train-jumping exploits went as far west as Winnipeg, some 1,500 miles inland.
There he turned about and started
homeward, aiming first for New York.
Before leaving Winnipeg ihe earned two
dollars, with which he bought food.
He caught many rides on trains, but
bad to walk 150 miles of the distance.
When h* arrived at New York th*
boy was worn out, and his clothes
were torn and ragged. A policeman who
found him roaming at night, took nim
to the sta-lon, where he was provided
with spare clothes and food.
The next day, when he was supposed
to be sleeping, the young adventurer
escaped from the room in which he had
been detained, and made his way t*
the quay. During the night he stole on
board a White Star liner, and concealed himself until the vessel was out at
sea, when he walked Into the forecastle
to the amazement of th* crew.
He was taken from the ves«el to th*
Liverpool police station. The magistrate
remanded him to ihe workhouse for
seven days, and ln the meantime the
momentous question, what is to _e done
with him, will be considered. In the
prisoners' box he looked worn, and said
lf they would let him oft he would try
not to go traveling any more.
His parents were In tears, and the
greeting between them and their wayward child was pathetic.
Stronar Fertile I_kks.
These depend a great deal on tbe
amount of animal food tbe stock birds
obtain. Just now there is nothing better than fresh cut bone in this line.
Eight pounds Of it will feed thlrty-slx
fowls for a week and Is all the animal
food they need, so that a quarter of a
dollar spent ln this way will repay
Itself tin__ and,agnln in the extra eggs
producedv; Not. only this, hut such eggs
will be-the test possihle for hatching
The Cure of Ponltry.
Coddling is as pernicious in the poultry yard as in the family. A coddled
bird Is as prone'to disease as a neglected one, perhaps even more so, because
the latter may develop a certain degree of self reliance which the former
does not Common sense and coddling
ar* sworn enemies.
Bow to Bae These Remedies to the
'■_,! Ben Ad.nntaate.
■ Hot or cold water Is excellent as an
application for Inflammation, congestion's or abrasions, but how many people know which to apply In particular
cases while awaiting the arrival of
'medical relief? Not many, and the mistakes made In some Instances are ludicrous.
*■■• Tako the barber, for example, who
has cut his patron's face. He generally
washes the face with a towel soaked
in warm water, often pressing lt right
Into the Injury, and then wonders why
the blood flows from the cut so freely.
In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred
lf he had used cold water, and the
colder the better, the blood woultl
have ceased to flow from the Injury altogether, as the cold would have a tendency to contract the openings In the
torn blood vessels. In all cases of sucb
cuts or abrasions very cold water will
at least reduce the amount of bleeding
lf lt doesn't stop lt altogether, and yet,
singularly enough, boiling water will
have the same effect
Water below the boiling point Increases the flow, but above that degree decreases It In surface Inflammations or congestions cold water ought
to be nsed, while lf the condition ls situated below the surface hot water is
necessary as an application because II
draws the blood toward tbe surface
•nd thus stimulates the circulation
through the part where It is most
In cases of abscesses or pimples
with pus forming ln them, but whlcb
have not yet come to a head, the secretion of pus can be rapidly Increased
and the duration of the annoyance
thereby decreased by applying hot water to them at frequent Intervals.
Where the eye ls Inflamed or smarts,
after a period of eye strain, such as
night work often Induces, bot applications are the things for relief, but
the water used should be gradually
allowed to cool off toward the end.
Tired eyes will Invariably be rejuvenated by adopting this method of treatment, and many headaches resulting
from Sucb a condition may thereby be
prevented or cured.
Mistress and Maid.
They had come to the parting of the
ways, and at last Mrs. Tartly felt she
could with safety Indulge ln a few
trenchant and apposite remarks.
"And now you • -re going, Jane," she
•aid, "allow me t> say that I trust you
will leave me ln &rthodox style—I mean
In a proper conveyance. You remember
when your mothor helped you ln with
your box, which was brought on a
wheelbarrow. I wouldn't mention lt, but
I am afraid some of our friends might
see you."
"Yes," said Jane serenely, ''that wlH
be all right. My new master and mistress are coming for me In a motor car.
I Just caught sight of them waiting a
llttle down the street."
"But," asked Mrs. Tartly, "why didn't
thoy drive to the front gate?"
"Well, mum," s.Ud Jane, blandly, "1
expect they didn't want people to think
they were visiting here."—London TUBUS.
Silver nmiiiui,..
At the. czar's palace of Tsarskoe-Selo
the nurseries provided for tbe care of
children consist of eleven rooms. Oue
feature Is described by Miss Egar, the
children's governess, as follows; "In
the bathroom is a stationary bath of
solid silver, used for the bigger children. There is a small sliver bath for
the use o'f whatever baby reigns. Each
child's name ls engraved upon it, so lt
forms a historical record. It was ap
pareutly bought for Nicholas I. and
bears bis name aud those of his fam
Ily. We also find the names of Alexander II. and of Marie, afterward
Duchess of Edinburgh. Tbe last name
added was tbat of Alexis, the little
baby wbo was born In August, 1004."
Th* Drama In Iceland.
In Its march to the pole the drama
bas reached Iceland. It Is a recent
graft upon the intellectual life of the
Island, according to the London Globe.
The flrst theater was founded so recently as 1897, and there ls only one In
the Island-at Relkjavlk-but It has
taken firm root. The dramatic season
opens In October and closes at tbe end
of April, when the good folk go fishing,
and the theater Is opeu about three
evenings a week. Bjornson and Ibsen
are mostly drawn upon, but during the
last season one or two native poets
have recited their own compositions,
which promise well. The municipality
and the diet each subsidize the theater to the extent of SOO crowns.
Don't Overwork It and Give It ex Rest
Once   In   Awhile.
A man of common sense and a doctor at that said: "The liver Is misunderstood end underestimated In its
functions. If it cun be kept clean and
active there ls no reason why we
should ever be 111 a day, and we should
live to be 150 or 200 years old. It Is not
necessary to rip this organ all to pieces
with teu grains of culotnel to got it
stirred up. The best thing to do is to
shut off your food supply' for two or
three days, drop your whisky and
claret, your tea and coffee, and give
your liver a chance to rest. This should
be done once a month."
It Is well known, of course, that ln
olden times tbe liver was supposed to
be the seat of tbe affections. Friends
wheu they met lu the morning did not
salute each other with "How's your
health?" but with "How's your liver?"
Men take horseback exercise principally for.tbelr livers. A good shaking up
every morning drives away the cirrho-
tlcblllary encroachment It Is an error
to assume that whisky alone produces
cirrhosis. Overfeeding is more often
tbe cause. If the digestive organs
would organize a union and work only
eight hours a day all of us would be
healthy and long lived. Tbe trouble Is
we require the liver, stomach, bowels,
heart, brain, muscles, nerves, kidneys,
spleen, etc., to work all the time aud
ofertlme. Wrong. Give then, st rest
Baraaata, Who Never Practice*.
Sarasate, the great violinist, Is ln on*
respect very fortunate among musicians. He knows nothing whatever of
the drudgery and weariuess of practicing. Most well known singers and
great executants go on practicing with
more or less regularity all their lives.
Not so Pablo Sarasate. He takes up
his violin for hfs own amusomout, but
bis fluency nnd facility nro sutb that
he can dispense with the Irksome dally
task of playing to.kcon his bund 1.
Meeting of Extremes.
The Irishman evidently hnd been
drinking a llttle. He climbed Into ons
of the two bootblack chairs ln front
of the corner building, and. after sot
tllng himself comfonably, glanced al
his next chair neighbor. Then he laughed. His nelghbir, who was a fat, pompous negro, about fifty years old, dressed
ln clerical  garb,  frowned.
"Well, Smoky," said the Irishman, ignoring the negro's look of disapproval,
"this surely U a queer countree. Her*
I am, and there you are. It's nut so
long since I was a bog trotter, and 1
suppose you wer* a slave. And here we
have two dago descendants of Julliu
CaasajT shining our brogue."
Ha Ia "lever Happy Unions on m SB-Branding; Expedition.
The Moro Is brave to fearlessness, *
born pirate and essentially a first class
fighting man. He ls never happy unless on a marauding expedition and
stealing from bis neighbors, friends
and foe:, alike. Tbe chief who ls tbe
most successful thief ls the most "re~
speited and tbe most powerful among
The Moro trades with his neighbor*
on market days ln the various coins
of the realm and foreign moneys. Ai
other times he is a free ocean rover,
extending his trading voyages as far
north as the Islands of Negros *___
Panay, south to the Celebes and Borneo and westerly to the Palawan. He
Is the most successful of smugglers>,
and a little act of piracy when chance
offers goes without mention. The Moro
Is the most perfect of aquatic beings.,
the most skillful small boat sailor off-
large "prau" navigator extant He cam
no more drown than can a fish. Then-
is no record of a drowned Moro. He
can dive to the bottom of the sea at
depths of from twenty-five to a hundred feet for the valuable mother-of-
pearl shell, and his life Is largely lived!
at sea from Infancy. Along the coast
many of tbe Moro villages are built
over the water.-Colonel Owen J.
Sweet, U. S. A, ln Harper's Weekly.
Indian Prinoes* and Western Nur**—»
Hcmilton and Geisha.
A British trained nurse In the Far-
East writes as follows about a "case"'
on which she has been engaged recently:  "I am on a case now, and an*.
writing from the palace of .  I am
nursing Her Highness the Maharanl of
 .   She ls suffering from fever and
bronchitis, and two doctors are also in
attendance. She ls a most trying case-
to manage. I have such trouble! She
suspects we wish to poison her __>
that the Government may seize her estates; and we have to taste every dose
of medicine before she will take lt. The
palace ls gorgeously furnished, and she
lies on a golden bedstead. My own room.
Is a marble hall, with Persian rugs and
golden (not gilt) mirrors; but, alas,
no bathroom. I have to go out ln the
garden and wash at the pump!"
Lieut-Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton, ln hie
book on the Russo-Japanese war, relates an amusing Incident in connection)
with his stay at Toklo, whero __e waa
enchanted by the smiles of the geisha
girls. He met one who was called Hon.
Miss Sparrow, and asked an Interpreter to say to her that he would like t_s
carry her off ln a beau.lful golden cage.
The compliment did not please tho
young person. She sulked and soon
went away. Sir Ian took some pains to-
find out why, and he eventually discovered that his speech had been translated thus: "As you are a sparrow, I'
wish you would shut yourself up in a
"Cabby's" Retorts.
A numbor of repartees of "cabbies" te
victims who have offered a single shilling for a ride just within the two-mile
limit are quoted 'by The Road. "Are you
quite sure you can spare this?" one
cabman asked. "D'ye think you'll be
able to rub along on the other nineteen
till next Friday? It's goin' the pace.
y" know." Another cabby, who was an.
excellent actor, on receiving his shilling burst into tears, and between hl_-
loud sobs jerked out: "I'm sorry you.
fores lt on me, guv'nor, I am really.
The hlncome-tax people'll be down on
me now."—"Thank yer, guv'nor," said
a third driver, with emotion; "thank
yer kindly. Yer offer is well meant, but
I couldn't go for to do It." Saying
which he made a pretence of handing;
the shilling back to the astonishing
fare. "But I can't sell hlra, guv'nor, ani*
that's a fact. Yer 'anilsome hofter'c?
make me rich for life; but I tell yer, S
cm.'t sell 'lm.
Coughing Hog*.
When hogs begin to cough put them
where lt ls warm, clean and dry and
feed sloppy food made with wheat
middlings and water and for each hog;
put ln a gill of water from a bucket
containing a half pint of pipe tar. Thn
water will absorb only bo much tar,
therefore the tar will last some time.—
National Stockman.
A Chesterfield Retort.
When Lord Chesterfield was In hia
last Illness and his death was only m
matter o_ a few weeks, his physician
advised him to go for an easy drive tn
his carriage, and he went out. As tha
equipage was proceeding slowly along
lt was met by a lady, who remarked'
pleasantly to the great Invalid, ''Ah,
my lord, I am glad to «.e you able t»
drive out!" "I am not driving out-
madam," answered Chesterfield. "I
am simply rehearsing my funeral."
_. ■ i-.-ii n.  a Glacier.
The gi'at giacier on Mont Blanc !»
being used for other purposes than
furnishing an occupation to guides and
an attraction for tourists. Au Ice
trust has gone into the business o_
an extensive scale of quarrying the
clear, hard Ice at nn altitude of _,000>
feet. The lec Is blow* out'In great
blocks by means of dynamite, after
whlcb.lt l*,_Jiw_.d intp regular sizes
and sjjnt down the ihouiitain sides oa
a uari'-W gunge railway. Down In tho
valley lt is loaded iuto freight cars and
distributed through southern France.
A warm winter lias no terrors for the
Mont Blnne iceman.; be Invests no
money In icehouses, and the supply is
Inexhaustible. ___"
llsOcal Items.
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r.' *ae McOnaig Auction and Commis-
.■'. inn Ci.. ti__.,ne!ttt_Carneige Library,
.   Hai.Hubs streot, bny Furniture for Cash,
i  'Conduct   -notion  Sales   and   handle
Bankrupt Stocks of overy description.
■■ satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
It ta reported Mr.   Wm.  Duthie re-
• ceivod an offer of $14 000 this week for
his property on Westminster avenuo.
Mr. and Mrs, Gordon Morrison rcturn-
■ cd Wednesday from thoir honeymoon
i trip, to Portland and other Coast cities.
. —id:	
For   your   Soft  Drinks,     Candies,
' Cigars  nud   Tobacco  go    to the Mt,
Pleasant   Confectionary   Store, (Chas.
. Homewood. proprietor).
Mr. F. L. Budlong this week sold his
' home on Tenth avenue  to  Mr. Kipp
who  with  his  family   have   recently
moved to this city.
The Oity Brokerage has sold the building on Westminster avenue, formerly
. occupied by Mr. N. Russell as a secondhand and furniture store.
One of the best Concerts and Socials
. on Thanksgiving Evening will be given
in K. of P. Hall by Mt. Pleasant L.O.L;
Admission free.
Tho Loyal Workers of Mt. Pleasant
Advent Churoh held regular business
meetiug on Tuesday evening. They
will give an entertainment two weeks
from Thursday (11th), wheu a collection will he taken to apply ou the pur-
. chase of a telescope organ.
Always First-quality Drugs nre compounded iu prescriptions nt the M.A.W.
Co.'s Postoffice Drug Store. Popular
prices.   Expert workmen. *
Briug   your    Job  Work    to
. Advocate" Offices.
. Local Advertising 10c n line each issue.
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per month.
Notices for Churoh and Society Entertainments, Lectures,  etc.,   WHERE
will be charged for.
All  Advertisements ure run regularly
and charge d for uutil ordered they
be discontinued.
Transient   Advertizers   must  pay   in
Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published freo of charge.
When in need see onr stock. We can save
you money in all lines—Dressers and Stands,
Springs and Mattresses, Iron Beds, Etc.
FANCY GROCERIES at very close prioes—
8 pkgs, Currants 3fio 8 pkgB. Raisins 35o 8 bottles Extract 2lic
3 pkgs. White Star Baking Powder, 36c 35 cakes Brown Windsor Soap, 26c
ST   W a 1 \ar A Westminster avenue ft
.1*   TV alia.C  Harris street. Telephone 138o.
Styles    .
Patronize    Mt.   Pleasant
Dry Goods Store	
Full line of Staple and
Fancy    Dry     Goods.
W. W. Merklev
Royal Bank of Canada Building
Corner Seventh and Westminster
Aveuues, Mt. Plensaut.
are selling fast, bnt onr stock
is large and must nil be sold.
Sea tbem—they are all right;
guaranteed to ba rainproof; and
the price, $0 up to $25.
Our tailoring department is
always to tho fore with good
material. Good fit, aud the
best of skilled tailors only employed.
ricPherson & Son
Merchant Tailors and
53 Hastings  street, west.
Telephone 20 21   Buchanan & Edwards 3
This is the Best made wave—blue in color—and any piece you may
want, ra'-giug in size from the smallest dipper or pan to the largest
wash basin or double boiler. Come iu and see just our Euanielware.
Stock Pattern Dinner Sets
• best iu the city—10 difiereut lines of which you can buy any
port. Let us show you our latest arrivals.They are Beanties.
Buchanan & Edwards
I     662 684 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
Ghas. Rannie, teacher of Violin aud
Cornet. Special attention giveu to young
pupils. For terms, etc., apply at Studio,
5)7 Eleventh avenue.
I like to read advertisements. They
are in themselves literature; and I
can gauge the prosperity of the country by their very appearance."—William E. Gladstone.
J3T Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Satur
day morning please notify
this office.   'Telephone B1405
Telephone 637
Established 1894.
Don't forget our stock. We have got the largest assortment in tbe
city.   We don't say this, the Public tell us that every day
Sec our Liuoloum we are selling at  33c  a  Bqnitre  yard;   about
twenty different designs.
Wo havo received a large shipment of Piotures.They aro all up-to-
date. Thoy sell from 2r>c to 86o. They are all "pippins" at out
Our Furnituro Department is very busy just now receiving and
Shipping goods    New uovelties coming iuto stock every week.
J. S. McLeod, MacBeth & Co.
Rend Mrs. Merkley's advertisment on
8th page, of special interest to womeu
Mr. B. H. Hamilton of Thirteenth
nvenue, is recovering from a recent
severe illness.
Mrs. H. J. Foote will receive ou
Thursday 18th, mid the 4th Thursd.13
of each month, at her home 83!) Niuth
avenue, east.
T: J. Wingrove, dealer in Choice Con
fectiouery, Stationery, Books, Music
Toys, etc.
Sick Room Comforts.—Come to
Headquarters auu seo how mauy there
are. All at popular prices. McDowell
Atkins, Watson & Co.'s, Mt. Ploasant
Mr. Harry Gahan arrived from
Toronto this week, on his way to Chilli
whaok, and spent a lew days visiting
friends in the city.
Mr. Oweus of the J. A. Flett Oo. Ltd.,
is doing a rushing business iu cook
stoves, heaters aud all lines of hnrdware,
beiug obliged to put ou extra help this
Orders received for the latest Novels,
Muguziues, Fashion Books and Music at
short notice; 240 9th ave., near West
miuster aveuue.
Mr. J. B Dougnn is down from
Revelstoke, and visitiug his family on
Ontario street. Mr. Dougan's now home
on the corner of Ontario aud Fifteenth,
is finished and his family moved in this
Stevens.—Born to Mr.nud Mrs H.H.
Stevens, 41fi Seveuth avenue, east,
Oct. 8th, a sou.
COLVtH-E.—Born to Mr. aud Mrs.
John Oolville, corner Quebec and Truth,
Oct. 8th, a son.
Read tho Now York Dental Parlor:
advertisement iu this paper, theu go to
New York Dental Parlors for yonr work
Come in and see onr list ot good buys,
on good terms and good titles!—1444
Westaiinmer avenne,,. - • ■        «
COME IN and have a look at our—
SECTION.   You will find it First-class in every
particular.     A  discount ot  10%  allowed  on
Crookory for cash. ,
Sumits Butter TODAY 80c per {pound,
Phillips & Locklin
(Successors to Fostor &Phillips)
244.-246 Ninth ave., east. 'Phone 914.
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Royal Crown
Tim Best in thb World. Drop
ns a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had freo for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
For a Game ot
Pooler Billiards
Orop In at
Mt. Pleasant.
Boot and Shoemaking
nud Repairing doue ut
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
3454 Westmiuster avenue.
All Curable Diseases snccnssfnlly treated.   Women aud Childreu's Discuses a
Specialty.   Cousultatiou tree
Mrs. Jam.*s Boms,
2385 Quebec street.
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"The Advocate
A Monthly Magazine   devoted to the
Use of Euglish.   Josephiuo Turck
Buker, Editor.
$1 a year; 10c for Samplo Copy.   Agents
Wanted,   Evankton, III., U. S. A.
Partial Contents for this Mouth.—
Course in English for the Beginner
course in Euglish for the Advanced
pupil. How to Increase Oue's Voeivbn
lury. Tho Art of Conversation., Shbuld
nnd Would: how to use tliem. Prouun
oiatiou, Correct English iu the Home
Correct English in the School. Business Euglish for the Business Mau.
Studies in English Literature.
For   local nows  subscribe    for  THE
ADVOCATK. only |1 for 12 months.
Lead's ail Other's.
It's delicious.   Once tried al- j
ways used. (
Hanbury, Evans     |
& Co.
(Successors to W. D. Muir.) ]
'Phone 448.
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$500 Cash
.■J450 balance, buys 2 88-ft. Lots und
a new "-room cottage; "...-block from
Choico Lots on Ninth avenue;
$350 6ach.—
2441 Westminster avenue.
Beaut if ul
3d avenue—$900.
Mrs   R. Whitney, 3444 Westminster
avenue, Mt. Pleasant.
"The Advocate''
fl a year; SOc for 0 mouths
Just Arrived!
another consignment of the serviceable
Backus Heaters
These Heaters require neither Wood, Coko or Oonl. The "Backus"
is not u Gas Stove, but a Steam Heater, nsin^* Has as tt fuel. This
makes the cost of installation about half, and yon cau have a nice
opon ftre place for vory little money. Wo have several stylos and
sizes, nt different prices, on exhibition in onr Showroom, corner of
Hastings aud Carrall.   Come und examine them.
Vancouver Gas Company.
Owen: corner of Oami.ll and Hastings streets.
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