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 Devoted to th* interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
K8TA--Jrs_-sp Apri_ 8th, 189B.   Wholb No. 405.
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Mt. Pi__8_nt, Vancou**-_K.   B. 0.,  SaTctbdat, Dm, 15,  1909.
(Eighth Ykab.)  Vol. 8, Nth 42
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Bridge Work
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eye-teeth with Porcelaine Crowns—the most natural of all Dental
Work known to the profession.
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avonno, Mt. Pleasant.
A Delicate
Throat
Probably yon haven't had
any troublo for several
months, but yon may have
now.
Cool nights and snappy
mornings may bring unpleasant reminders of a
deltcate.throat.
If you grow hoarse without
any apparent reason, if an
ugly little hack arises, you
need McDowell's
SYRUP ol WHITE PINE
at once. It soothes and heals.
Best of all, it prevents those
severe spawns, of coughing
which are so likely to produce soreness of the lungs.
Price 50 o
M; A. W. Co.
Jit. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.     Free Delivery.
WIM—IHI
DO YOU KNOW on December 21st we will opon a fine lot of
Turkeys and Geese
for Xmas. I_aV_ YOUR ORDERS now.
Do yon know that we have opened a Bio AsaoRtiteKT of
Mixed PRNCY BISCUITS
for the Xmas trade.   Be advised and see these bofore you bay.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Mt. Pleasant.
Tolophouo  laCO.
Foar lots on Scott street for $1,700.
ii-room Cottago, good basomont; >&
block from Westminster svonue; 49-ft.
lot; price$1.TO0.
Two 88-ft. lots Eleventh avenue, fine
location, price$850-
Six-roomed house, Tenth avonno,
east; fine buy. easy terms; Mrs. R.
Whitney. 2444 Westminster avenue.
I like to read advertisements. They
ate in themselves literature; and I
can gauge the prosperity of the country by their very appearance."-"William E. Gladstone.
Read the Now Vork Dontal Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New York DontalParlors for yonr work
mem*,*.,, fo ;. ***A**Mf*yS*
FOR SALE.—New Modern Honse,
furnace, aud every conveuionoej 2
blocks from oafttne. Price 18.150, cosh
$l.6W.  Mrs. R, WMt_ey> "Advocate'*
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Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry nud Animal Foods.,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, BcofsorapB, Etc,
FLOUR and FEED,
*>    WTPITH Corner   ft"
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Telethons  iss?.
NINTH .venue   &
ilNSTER ROAD,
THE
ROYAL BANK  of CANADA
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capital $8,000,000.   Reserves f 3.487,000.
Accounts may be opened with
One Dollar.
OPEN  SATURDAY  NIGHTS   from
1 to 8 o'clock.
W. A» Schwartz, Manager.
Bcfow starting on a shopping tbnr,
took over the advwtieetuefctt ia Uie
ADVO0ATS.
Local Items.
for Local News Read The Advocatk
„s I . ...»)•_-■ wi,
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L.t will meet on
Thnrsday evening nest, Deo. 20. All
Orangemen are cordially invited to
attend.
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Dr. N. Allen's many friends and
patients will be glad to hear that the
Doctor is rapidly convalescing from hit
recent illness.
Xmas novelties in Fancy Ties and
Neckwear at Mrs. W. W. Merkley's,
Westminster avenne, near 7th.
The Maple Leaf Cigar Store now
serves light lunches; see the adverti-te-
ment in this paper.
For  local news snbsoribe   for THE
ADVOCATE, only $1 for 13 months.
5IOUNT PLEASANT METHODIST
CHURCH.
Rev. A. E. Hotheri-gton B.A., B.D.,
the pastor, will preach Sunday morning and evening. Morning subject t
"Christ tho Resurrection and Life."
Evening subjeot: "Christianity and
Civilization."
Millinery now selliilg at Half-price at
Mrs. Merkley's corner of Seventh and
Westminster avtaenes.
The Third Annual Ball and Supper
of Mt. Fieasant Lodge No. 19'
I. O. O. F., will be held on New Year's
Night in tho Oddfellows' Hall. Tiokets
and invitations cap be had at tho
M. A. W. Drug Store, of Mr. W. R.
Owen at the Flett Ltd. Hardware Store,'
and Trimble's Market. For euests who
do not dance other amusements Will be
provided.
Flint's Bromo Grippe—best oure for
cold in the head—26ct a box at the
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoffice Drug  Store.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, Ladies of the
Macoabees, of Mt. Pleasant, will hold a
SALE OF WORK on Wedhebday
afternoon, December 19th. A large
variety of faucy and plaiu work Will be
offered and tea will be served. In the
evening r. Social will be held at which
cards and danoing will be features of
the evening's enjoyments; collection.
Remember Dee. 19th, in the local K. P.
Hall.
7-roomed House, two lots 50xl20-ft.
eaoh, fenced; fruit trees; flowing well
17 feet deep; price (2.800, (f800 oash),
terms to suit. A new house and not
very far from earline,
Mrs. R. Whitnoy, 2444 Westminster
avenue.
_—. .-tO(. _s,
General Malinger Sperling of the
British Columbia Electric Railway
Company annoucos that every possible
step iB boing taken to accommndato tho
large crowd of Christmas shoppers who
will be on the business streets both day
and night next weok. Every car iu the
barns will be turned out as well as the
new cars whioh have recently arrived
from tho shops. The oxtra service will
consist of placing special cars on every
run as the needs develops.
Mrs. O'Dell, pianist aud accompanist,
desires engagements. Will take a fow
moro advanced pupils— 1 To Ninth avonue, west,
0 lots ou Fourteenth avenue,  fSRO
each.
Beantifnl house, 4 lots on comer, in
Qrandview. Lovely home
Beautiful cornor, flno honse on property.   In desirable part of Vancouver.
Mrs. .R. Whitney, 2444 Westminster
avonue, '' Advooate'' Offlce.
THE ADVOCATE
is only $1.00 a year,
50c for « months,
**• for 3 months.
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STOVES & RANGES
AU kinds—all prices.   Air-tights from f 3.50 tap.
GRANITEWARB, TINWARE, WOODENWA-.-.
in fact, everything for the home.
We are always pleased to have yon eall ahd inspect our 8tw.lt,
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Mt. NJ.A-4N.
J. A. Plett, Ltd. HARDWARE 8fOR_.
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will soon be here. We invite
yon to oall and inspect our
stock before   buying yo_.
Xmas Gifts
We have a good assortment
Of—Ties, Suspenders, ShirtS)
Hats, Sweaters, Handker'
chiefs, Etc.
A fnll line of Men's
FURNISHINGS
Boots and Shoes
Slippers, Men, Women and
Children.
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W. T. MURPHY
2415 Westminster avenue.
Mt. Pleasant.
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"The Advooate" 6 months for 60o.
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You Can Get
a Gent-lie Ebony stiff bristled
Brush for $8.50
Other Hair Brushes S-O Up
Military Hair Brushes with
case from $2.80; without
case from $2.00 j.
Cloth and Hat Brushes 25c
to $2.50
A short price reaches a tall
Value in this line.
W.M. Harrison
& Co. Ltd.
the INDEPENDENT
Drug Store
Cor.   Seventh & Westminster
avenues.   'Phone 33361
Mt. PLEASANT.
TURKEYS&
QEESE for XMAS
Place y our order with us at o_&.
New California Walnuts, and a full line of Xmas Goods*
H.O.Lee,
2485  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
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R. Porter & SOUS.       2321 Westminster Ave.    I!
Wholesale and Retail
i 1 Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.   Fresh Vegetables always ]
J1 on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasnnt and Fairview. ' !
i; Prompt Delivery.  FRESH FISH DAILY.  Poultry in season,
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CIGARS, PIPES.i and Smokers Supplies  for Xmas just received.      j i
LIGHT LUNCHES served at all hours. 1|
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SOFT DRINKS and CANDIES always fresh, 11
THE MAPLE LEAF CIGAR STORE ! |
2448 West—lister avenue. ":
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Xmas
CANDIES
Mince Meat      Cranberries      Ornngos
Fruits      Nuts      All Fancy Xmaii
Groceries in stock
McKinnon & Co.,
146 Ninth Avo. Opposite No.3 Fire Ball
Telephone B1448. Prompt delivery.
$4,000, Y* cash—will buy
44- ft. front on
Westminster ave.
Good busin«ft* property.
Mrs. K. Whitney, »M*Westmittitorare.
TheCanadian Bank
of Commerce
SAVINQS BANK'DEPARTMENT
Deposits of Ojck Dollar aud upward?
received aud interest allowed tlieroou.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS; 10a. m. to 8 p. tn
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to Um., 1 to H p.m
East End Branch
444 Westminster
avenue.
O. W. DURBAN T
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ness Jh delivery reported to the Ofllc>.  '",, •..lO-l-C;
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THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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Olive's Courtship
BY LAURA JEAN LIBBEY
Author of "A Cruel Revenge," "A Forbidden Marriage," " A Beautiful Coquette," " The
Heiress of Cameron Hall." £
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Glendenning looks neither to xhe
right nor left, but with his keen eyes
on. the flying horse before him, urges
.Judge Morrow onward, and the gallant little colt responds to that
thrilling voice. He has reached Pes-
sara's flank, and inch by inch he is
surely gaining on him.
The mad shouts about him are
deafening, but he sees only tho
white face of Olive Kneeland like a
loadstar before him.
Pessara begins to show signs of
impatience and distress; the foam
rovers his chest, and his eyes flash.
It is all his rider can do to urge him
onward with knee, spur, und lash.
There is only one more rod to cover.
Pessara and J udge Morrow are side
by side, neck to neck, both increasing their speed with every whirling
stride. Suddenly Pessara falters ever
So slightly. 51 en and women hold
their breath. Then, quick as a flash,
as if shot from a bow, gallant littlo
.Judge Morrow passes him by a lap.
It is done so swiftly, so suddenly,
anil so masterfully that a great cry
of delight breaks from the vast multifile of  spectators.
One instant more, and the cry has
deepened into a mighty, deafening
yell, Little Judge Morrow, with a
passionate strain of mighty muscle,
irnd the tense glare of straining eye-
bal's, like a bird passes under tho
wire and past the grand stand, and a
moment later the victor stands panting and trembling at the spot whero
they have led Olive Kneeland.
The girl forgets the great throng;
the man who hnn gallantly ridden
him on to victory and to fortune forgets everything but the panting,
beautiful horso whom the eager thousands are crowding and pushing one
another wildly to catch a glimpse of.
And in the excitement Roger Glendenning slips away quite unnoticed in
the  crowd.
The next morning's paper gavo a
full account of th? great race, together with the encouraging report
that little Judge Morrow hud been
sold for a great sum, and the money
had been paid cash down on the
spot to the fair young girl who
owned him. Considerable comment
was made in reference to the sudden
disappearance of the man who had
ridden him; and it. further stated in
the article that it was to be hoped
he would put in an appearance at
once and receive the congratulations,
and, better 'still, the money that
awaited him. The same paper also
stated that Miss Kneeland would
take the Albany boat that evening
to join the judge.
Glendenning could never account for
the impulse which prompted him to
take the same boat, though it cost
him the last dollar he had in the
world. As soon as he stepped on
deck he saw her, standing at the
further end of the bont, with her little hands resting lightly on the rail,
gazing dreamily into the water. How
sweet and fair she looked, ond how
thoughtful! He looked about for his
brother Oscar, He was not there. A
feeling of fierce, angry impatience
stirred Roger's heart that he should
neglect her so. Why was he not wilh
her? If there was anything in the
world he detested, it was to see a
mnn neglect the lady to whom he
wns ix'trothi'd for anything the wide
world held. The man who ditl it was.
in his opinion, unworthy the name of
mnn—a despicable creature too mean
to waste a thought on. He wondered why Olive, who wus naturally so
high-spirited, did not resent it.
She' appeared to lie quite alone.
For long hours he snt uud Watched
her. Ah! how sweet it was to bo so
near her, breathe the sumo air with
her—so near that he could almost
reach her dress with his outstretched hands. She stood quite still, forgetful of all time, deeply engrossed In
her own reverie.
The sun went down, and slowly and
softly the dusk gathered, settling
down inlo the black shadows of
night. The moon rose, nnd one by
one the golden stars caine out» and
fixed themselves in the deep blue sky
overhead, mirroring their brilliant
twinkling in the dancing, U'hl.o-
enpped waves below in a thousand
arrowy gleams. Still Olive Kneoland
stood there, little dreaming llmt ho
of whom she wus thinking was so
near her.
CHAPT-R XV.
targe aim-cnairs Ut tne lurtner ena
of the room, his head bent on his
hand.
She crossed over to his side quickly-
The dry clothes she had borrowed
from the stewardess did net trail;
thus there was no frou-frou of skirts
on tho moqueUe carpet, and he was
not aware of her presence until sho
spoke.
"You must allow me to thank
you for saving my life, sir," she
suid, holding out her slim while
hnnd. "Words but poorly express my
deep  and  everlasting gratitude,   1—"
The rest of the sentence was never
._ste etifii—.—i ena carriage with un- I
steady steps, receiving his greeting |
constrainedly. ...
"Olive,"  he asked,  suddenly, as she
took her seat, "who was that young
man  I  saw  you  talking to   ' at "the |
cabin  window,  and  Who    came    and j
looked  after you? Who   is he?"
Heaven pity her! How should she
nnswi'i' him? She could not tell a
falsehood.
(To be continued.) I
•     CONVICT LABOR.
Novel Plan For Its Utirization—Labrador as a Penal Colony—Fill
^hp the Straiti.
The question of what to do with convict labor ls n nv engaging public attention, says a writer In The Montreal
Standard. Labor organizations are protesting against the labor of the various  penitentiaries  being   employed   at
trades  which  come  into  contact  with
free and honest labor.     The products
'I'he rosi oi me sentence was never i lm' du.vs  when they  were both Strug-
uttered, for at the sound of hor eag- I ««&« V-W""4?*   0u oue "c<;asi"n  '
•  - ..t   I vimr   wns   to  be nt'eseutod   to  Quel
Frith.Ill   lo   ill,,   rvti-liil. j   i,t,o   aim   ,iv,.on.   !<-»_,,.        _...„   r.	
Toole and Irving were friends from i of prison work are being sold ln the
-  '"   —    ' public marts ln competition with those
At eleven o'clock the bout was due
nt Albany, lt wanted twenty minutes to that time now, still Oli\o
Kneeland stood in the same place,
watching the swinging lights dimpling in tho curling  waves.
At length Glemlenuing grew very
anxious over her, und sent one of
the boat hands to remind her she had
had no refreshment, and that she
must be tired standing.
"You aro very kind to think of
me," sho returned, simply, "but 1
am  neither hungry nor  tired,  thank
you.   1 prefer to stand."
And the man touched his cap and
left her.
Glendenning still lingered near her.
The wind had freshened, und the stars
were hidden by ominous dark clouds
that presaged , a storm, but she did
not seem to mind, though it was
now so chill that all *.ne passengers
had sought the shelter of tho comfortable cabin save a stray man here
and there pacing rapidly up and
down to keep warm.
Glendenning feared for her, standing motionless there in tho cold. She
had loaned far over the rail now,
gazing intently down into the white-
capped waves that dashed their
foamy crest almost up to the deck
in their sportive play. Suddenly, as
he watched her, the boat gave an unexpected lurch forward; then those on
deck heard a shrill, sharp cry of
terror, and almost before they could
realize what was happening, they
saw the girl lose her balance and
fall headlong tlown into the water,
and ere they could reach the spot tho
mad waves had closed over her.
But simultaneously with that piteous cry there rose another, full of
sharp horror,' and they saw the man
who had been standing near her
throw off his coat and hat and
plunge in after the girl.
In an instant the wildest .commotion reigned; the bells were rung,
passengers crowded to the decks, and
the most intense excitement prevailed.
Tho steamer had dashed on fully a
furlong ere it could be stopped.
Boats were quickly lowered, but
every face was blanched. No one had
seen either the girl or the young man
who had sprung so nobly to her rescue 'appear after the waves had
swallowed them.
Three, four minutes passed, the
length of eternity to the men who
sat in the skiff, which was shooting
about with the rapidity of lightning
wherever a dark object could be discerned on the waves.
At length they bchdld a white hand
cleave the dark water, and an instant later two heads appeared above
the waves, then sink quite as quickly.
"Pull, lads—pull with a will!" cried
the man in the stern of the boat.
"It's all up with them, I fear; they
must have gone down then for tho
third time." But at that moment
they all saw the white hand thrust
from the waves again, and knew that
the brave rescuer, v.'ith his heavy
burden, wus making superhuman efforts to keep above water, and that
his strength would |iot last him
many seconds longer. They shouted
to him lustily, and he heard them,
and caught the rope they flung out to
him, and in less time than it takes to
tell it he was drawn into the skill,
still grasping his dripping, almost
lifeless burden, and was soon drawn
on board the steamer.
Gentle hands relieved his stiffeno-
arms of their burden, and while restoratives were applied to the young
tady and the work of resuscitation
was pushed rapidly forward, others
turned their uttention to the young
hero, who, as soon as he realized
that they were safe on deck and the
danger over, fell back in a deep
swoon.
As 'they bent over him, forcing
brandy between his white lips, the
attendants in charge made a startling discovery—the man hud been in
disguise! The action of the water
had almost removed the black dye
from his face, his hair, anil his
iloiidc moustache, and they found thnt
ho was very fair, instead of the dark
young man he had Appeared.
They went quietly to the captain,
telling whnt a strange discovery the.v
had made, antl he decided that the
proper course to pursue would be to
keep the young man under strict surveillance until he could ascertain who
nnd what ho was.
By this lime the boat had reached
Albany, antl everybody hastened
ashore, all save Miss Kneeland.
Judge Kneoland, thou.fi very weak
from his recent illness, had come
down in a carriage to the boat to
meet his daughter.
Grent was his consternation when
she did not make her appearance with
the rest, for lie had caught a glimpse
of her walking' hurriedly along tho
deck.
Immediately upon gaining consciousness, Olive learned how narrowly she hud escaped drowning, and
that her rescuer lay in the next cabin
in a rather precarious condition, but
b.v that timr he had no doubt come
out  of his deep, trance-like swoon.
"Let mo go to him, please, and
thank him for saving my life," she
pleaded. "I must do this."
The captain gave the young lady
his arm, and they proceeded at onco
to the opposite cabin.
At the door he was hurriedly called  nway,   and  Olive entered  alone.
The cabin  was  dimly  lighted,    but
ving was to be presented to Queen
Victoria and was delighted nt the honor. An officious court functionary took
it upon himself to tell the player "uot
to mention this matter outside" lest
other actors, such as Mr. Toole, might
think that they should be presented
too. "Let me tell you, sir," said Irving,
"that Mr. Toole Is not only a deservedly renowned comedian; he is also a
truly Christian gentleman. Toole often
saved me from adversity, perhaps starvation, when I wns uukuown. If Johu
L. Toole is uot worthy to be presented
to her most gracious majesty, neither is
Henry Irving. I wish you good day,
nir!"—London Standard.
er voice his hands dropped from his
face. He had risen to his feet and
stood tremblingly before her, and tho
light of the swinging lamp falling
full upon him, revealed to her Roger  Glendenning  in  the  flesh.
For an instant she stood before
him paralyzed. Was it some mad
dream? Were here eyes and sense of
seeing playing her false? Was it. ho
whom they said lay charred and unrecognizable beneath the ruins of the
great lire? And then she remembered
that there were others who were
equally as sure that he had escaped.
He was standing before her—no myth
surely—looking at her with that
slow, sad, wistful smile she remembered so well, and his whole heart
shining in his earnest blue eyes.
"Is this Mr. Roger Glendenning?"
she gasped, brokenly, retreating a
step and still gazing at him with
those dilated eyes of hers. "Can it.
be?" her hand dropping heavily to
her side.
He bowed humbly, and his head
drooped low on his breast.
"I am indeed that most unfortunate of persons," he answered, huskily; and the wonder crossed his mind
vaguely, how could she have penetrated his disguise so quickly? He
had quite forgotten that the water
must have removed most of the dye.
She looked at him    in pitiful  cm- ^^	
barrassment.  He was her  dear  fath- "        ™
er's enemy.  He had forged her fath- | "Hi«» N'nrhtliiBiilo'n »ie»s»|.s..
er's  name.  They were natural    foes.       Though Miss    Florence Nightinga't
Still, he had risked his life to   save   iR now  an  old    lady of eighty-threo.
The llMM'iulli.
The hyacinth has its name from
Greek mythology. Aecordlug to the
story as told by Ovid, llynclnthiin, u
beautiful boy, was the son of a Spartan k'.ug and the favorite of Apollo.
Kephyrus, being envious of the attachment of Apollo aud Hyae.utlius, so
turned the direction of a quoit which
ot free labor, and to Its great' detriment
. From a psychological and physical
standpoint convicts must be given some
form of work while serving their sentences, and It Ls perhaps Immaterial
what this work may be, Its products
will find the way into the markets of
the world. Not only are protests
coming from labor organizations, but
the manufacturers are equally pronounced ln their opinion that prison
labor should be taken out of tho range,
of competition w.th free labor.
Convicts must be kept at work,
otherwise penitentiaries will become
mere asylums for the Idler and the
tramp, and a haven of rest to the criminal. On the other hand, Industrial Interests demand a modification of the
present system of prison employment.
They go further and say that the
manufactured articles coming from the
penitentiaries sho\ild be so designated.
What, then. Is to be our disposition,
of prison laibor?
The municipal authorities throughout the country have ot recent year*
provided prisoners with work on the
public highways, and the moral effect
has been surprisingly good.     It would
Vj"*r *_—**, ""*,"_""*_"""_    "_.,,"   \    ,      ,,   .   be tmpc—sible,  perhaps,  to  make  sucb
Apollo had pitched while nt play that   provlsions  for   )ne   convlcts   of   our
lt struck the head of Hyaciuthus aud   penitentiaries,   although   there   ls   no
slew   him.    The   fable   concludes   by    reason  why a convict  should  not be
making Apollo transform the body of   kept In or transferred to, the local Jail
---S J-      *-      .MS.      Mo      II—      HlAl-P       'l'
ills favorite iuto the flower thut bean
Xxi. num*.
hers. She owed him a debt of grati
tilde that could never be repaid.
He saw her hesitate, and he well
knew the reason why. He could read
the emotion in her breast from the
troubled expression of her eyes.
He held out his hand entreatingly.
"I—I—would have given a dozen
lives if I had had them to have saved yours," he murmured. "But now
that you know it is I, do you refuse to clasp my hand for one little
moment, Olive—Miss Kneeland?"
She stood before him with drooping head and face deathly white, her
whole frame trembling.
"It is not nn honest hand," she
sobbed. "It has been raised against
my father to do him injury. How
can I take it?"
"Forget that I have made the request," he replied, with sudden dignity blended with reproach, sinking
back in his chair again, and covering his face with his hands.
At that moment one of the deckhands entered, approached Glendenning, and remarked as he extended a
bit of printed paper he held in his
hand, and which apparently had been
torn from some book or paper.
"You wanted this taken from the
breast-pocket    of     your    wet    coat,
and is spending the evening of
lays in retirement, her personal interest in nurses and nursing is as
keen as ever, it was nearly half a
century aince she devoted the national   Crimea  testimonial  of     £50.-
000 to the foundation of the Nightingale Home for training nurses. The
other day the Mayor of Derby gavo
a garden purty at Lea Hurst (Miss
Nightingale's former home) to the
nurses of Derby and district, and
Miss Nightingale sent them a cheery
message. "We hear," she wrote, "a
good deal nowadays about nursing __■
a profession, but the question for
each nurse is, Am I living up to my
profession? The nurse's life is above
.ill a moral und practical Ine—a life
not of show, but of practical action.
1 wish the nurses Godspeed in their
work, and may each one strive with
the best thnt is in her to net up to
her profession, and to rise continually to a higher level of thought and
practice, character ud dutilulness."
-Christie- Vt riel
and made to servo his time there -ia
an employe of the municipality.
BreaJtlng stones or making roads seems
to be the best thing that can be provided  those evil-doers.
A Great Task Awaiting Labor,
her I For several years past the practl-
in- cablllty of eloslng tbe Strait of Belle-
Isle has been much discussed by transatlantic shipping Interests. The most
skilful engineers l,ii the country are nt
opinion that the project Is a feasible
one. The Belle Isle route is dangerous to navigation, and in the spring nf
the year, makes a passage-way for Immense fields of lee that drift down,
with the tide from the northern seas,
as a result of whleh the Gulf lg bloclted
for weeks and huge Icebergs find their
way Into the path of ocean liners sou IK
of Sable Island.
The Strait ls not very deep, but the-
current rushes through It with fearful
velocity. On either side are high
mountains of bare and solid rock, and
ln these we have an abundance of material with which to bridge this passage of water, which ls only about nine
miles wide at the narrowest part.
By contract labor, the work would,
as already stated, cost an enormous.
amount of money; by convict labor-
it would be comparatively small. The
suggestion, then. Is to make Labrador
a penal colony for Canada, and utilize
A Popular Type of Hog. I prison  labor  ln  filling  the  Strait  of
Duroc-Jerseys are probably found In   Belle Isle.     The colony might .be dl-
all the states and some parts of Cana-   vlded into two camps, one on the Que-
inrougnoux mu uum  w,-., aim    —.-.n   .__,.-. _,.-.—       	
strong constitutions   enable   them   to   going on from both sides.
stand heavy corn feeding well. In the
south they adapt themselves easily to
climatic conditions and are probably
one of the best breeds for that section.
They are red or sandy, with slightly
dished face and lop ears. They are not
so large as in former years, but there
ls not great difference between them
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ all the states ana somo puns oi v_.-_u._-   viueu im.,, ,..-,
breast-pocket of your wet coat, da. They are kept ln large numbers bee and the other on the Newfound-
dried, and handed you, sir. Here it throughout the corn belt, and their land side. The filling could thus be
is." .trmv constitutions   enable   them   to   going on I
"Thank you!" murmured Glendenning, turning a shade paler as ho
saw Olive's eye rest on it, fearing
she might recognize it, its he hatl
torn it from a puper she had once
loaned him and which she was afterward looking for but never fouud,
he being too bashful to admit that
he had it, and carried it about with
him in his breast-pocket, often reading it over and over again when
alone by himself, for every word
seemed to express his own unuttered
longing.
Yes, Olive did recognize it at once.
It was one of Frank L. Stanton's
beautiful bits of tender sentiment,
entitled;   "Wenryin'  For You."
A dull, chill pain seemed to seize
Olive. She had brought herself to
believe that he was utterly cruel
nnd heartless—dentl to all tender and
gentle emotion, This was proof that
he still had a vein of romance about,
him. And the dull pnin at her heart
grew more bitter as she Wondered
vaguely  who  Roger  Glendenning lov-
Moral Effect Would Be Good.
With an endless haulage system, If
necessary, running Into the quairles-
and with the large force of convicts
sent there from time to time to do
penance for their crimes, this glgantlo
piece of work would be accomplished1
In the courso of not very many years,
and at perhaps less cost than It would
take to maintain the same force ln th*>
various penitentiaries. Honest labor
would be given an untrammelled control of our markets.
There can be little doubt that the-
Institutions of this Canadian Siberia,
would have a salutary effec. upon the
morals of the criminally minded
throughout Canada. Four years, or
whatever the period might be, of hard'
labor ln Labrador would carry greater conviction than a similar sentence
to Dorchester, St. Vincent de Paul or
Kingston.
The und'ertalclng of this pleae ot
work with convict work would mean
the centralization of that form of labor
for the entire country, and would free
  _____ DUROC JF.ItSKY   ROW.
vaguely who Roger Glendenning lov-   ftnj    Berkshlres    or    Poland-Chinas.' —       -
oil. She could not bear the thought   There is considerable variation ln tho   Canafla of  the  enormous   expense of
of it. * *~»-a i„ ^iw_,,Dr,f innniiitoo   >,„,   maintaining a large force of guards and
Women are strange creatures of impulse, wholly unreasoning at times,
Thnt one thought, he loved some
one, hatl the power to turn her completely  ngainst him.
Turning slowly from his outstretched hand, with a haughty mien
that he had never noticed before, she
swept out of the cabin nntl down to
tho  dock,  and  hurried    toward    tho
There Is considerable variation ln tho w-*",""r", ;"   "".        ,         -         ,
types found lu different localities, but m*ll?'flnl"g * laJr«e forf of f,uar,fl,"
in general the Duroc-Jersey ls a very °m,olals at ,'he ^"j"* S?,t!_t,*fi!_
good hog, matures early, makes econo- Crime would unqueslonobly be   less
mlcal use of food eaten, Is active and "»* ,1-* per"!  *  *''e ,Ca^t„ *'"?,*!
hardy and adapted to conditions, from *ln?.lnl!h^ J"    thc nav1*!^10" f' i '?
pasturing to heavy corn feeding. Duroc ?ult °* st; Lawrence greatly extended
Jerseys cross well with a number ol   ln «>olnt ot Ume-	
breeds, notably the Poland-China, and _.
do well to grade up native stock. Some Tne F|S" and the Rm9-
claim the meat ls    rather   poor,   but "Pishing Is perennial ln   Its   Interest
the dock,  and hurried    toward    tho   slaughter tests hardly bear this out. Iu and ln producing   curious   yarns,   tho
carriage in which sho saw her father   breeding qualities Duroc-Jerseys stand following being from The Mitchell Ri-
awaiting her.                                             high.  This  is one of their strongest corder:   "While   fishing  ln   the   river
It was an era in Olive Kneeland's   points.  The  sows  are good mothers, opposite    Red    Bluff,    Willis    Brown
life which sho never afterward    for-   rear large Utters, and the young pigs caught   a   pike   weighing   over   four
got.     A thousand conflicting    emo-   ere quite active and hardy, says John pounds.    The  young fisherman being
tions filled  her mind and teemed in   R, Gentry of Indiana in Ohio Farmer.  I anxious to make a meal of his ca/tci
her brain. Should she tell her father 	
of her narrow escape from death,
and who saved her? or should sho
simply mention that she had come
face to face with Hoger Glendenning?
The thought came to her how bitter he was against him, and sho
realized that in less time than it
takes  to  tell  it  he  would  have him
Naming His Quiverful.
A farmer ln an English town has
eight daughters, who are named to represent his feelings at the time of their
birth. The eldest Is called "Joy," and
the second bears the name of "Summer," as she was born ln July. The
third arrived at a time of financial dlf-
proeeeded to dress It. While removing
the entrails he noticed something hard
ln the fish's stomach, and on opening;
lt found a fine gold wedding ring. It
Is a plain band and on the inside surface are plainly engraved, "A. C. '»•
M. B." The supposition ls that the
ring was lost by some person while
bathing In the river.     A ring similar
takes to tell it lie would have him   third arrivea ai a ume oi una——_ti uu-    _,_-...„	
again under arrest for that forgery,   Acuities  and would  have been  called   to the one ln the fish was lost In the
■.....,   ■•.'-.-..-—,>.  v,„.   v.or  mnthpr. refused to   river down the stream a llttle over s>
'lite  ciioin   was  uimiy   iign.,_u,    uui , 	
ijlje saw .him, seato/1 ju one    of    ths | should she give him up?
and that would mean  a prison  cell "Sorrow,"   but  her   mother refused to
for the man she wets now beginning have the name.   So Sarah was substl-
to realize thut she loved belter than tuted.      Things   were   brighter   whep
nil the world  beside,  save    her old number four came, and "Hope" twos her
father, who was Roger Glendenning's portion, while flvo and six—twins—were
relentless enemy. respectively 'Spring" and "April," this
Should  she  let    him   go  freo    and last being their birth month.  The sev-
cheat her father by her silence,    or enth was   styled   "Harvest"   and   ths
youngest "Comfort."
river down the stream a little over
year ago." Wt&&
viiiy.   '
"Oh," she said, "your conduct I*
enough to make an angel weep!"
"I don't see you shedding a tear," he
retorted, and his ready wit saved the
day. ,
/'. THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-
Reserve Bads.
Every one has noticed how, when a
large branch of a tree is cut off, small
branches will shoot out around the
stump. These branches are from the
reserve buds, of which all trees have a
great number at every portion of their
surface. Under ordinary circumstances
these never come to maturity, but when
the tree is wounded or cut off or loses
some of ita branches the reserve buds
at once come into play and renew the
foliage.
The old Roman charioteers, and heroes wounded by wild beasts in
the now ruined Colosseum at Rome, anointed their wounds with secret balms, made from roots and herbs. Instinct tolls us to rub a
place that hurts and in Zam-Buk the great herbal balm, is found tho
id<-l substance to rub with. Zam-Buk differs irom ordinary salves,
ointment, etc, in the important fact that it contains no trace of
any minerhl substance and is also free from any animal oil or fat.
It is composed of the finest herbal essences and juices and so refined
that the most delicate skin can absorb it with beneficial effect. It is
at one and the same time healing, soothing and antiseptic. It does
more, does it better and in less time than any other known balm. Use
it for all skin injuries and diseases.
WHAT ZAM-BUK DID FOR A MEDICINE HAT FARMER
Mr. A. White of the Assiniboia Hotel, Medicine Hat, says:— "Some
time ago I nTeeived a severe abrasion on the leg and a fraotured shin
bone. I did not treat the injury very seriously for about two weeks,
when it got very bad, and I went into a hospital. An operation was
performed, and after two weeks' treatment I oame out. At that time
the wound was not healed up, so I decided to try Zam-Buk.. It was so
satisfactory that I continued with its use, and the wound is now entirely healed. I only wish I had known about Zam-Buk when the accident
happened, as it would have saved me many dollars and a great deal ol
pain."	
An       -_._■       .I-..—.-   X__ eczema,    skin    diseases   and    erup^
UOrtdin   UllirC   TOP Uons,   ulcers,    abscesses,    boils..
bad  leg,  chronic  or poisoned  sores, outs,   burns,   scalds,    scalp
sores,,   ringworniB,   babies'   heat  or chafing    sorts,     chapped
hands, chilblains, sore nipples,  and all   skin   diseases   or ^    FRE:F
injuries.   All  druggists at 50c  a  box,  or  post   free       ^r        tbiai
from  the  Zam-Buk  Co.,  Toronto. (6 boxes for $2.50).   >^ env
Send attached coupon and lc stamp (ti pay return _/"       -   __   oV*
post) to Zam-Buk Co., and free trial_/^      W. N.U. No. 603.
will  be mailed  you.
-^YaKnas.***
The fragrance of Havana cigars is
Imparted by wrappings palled "yag"
j "8," In which they are rolled. A yagua
Is the thin net-like covering found on
the leaves growing round the fruit of
the yagua palm and is large enough to
wrap a bundle of fifteen or twenty cigars.
Hlsrh Class Blacksmiths.
In Saxony no man is permitted to
shoe horses unless lie has passed a public examination aud ls properly qualified.
The municipality of Berlin gave a
banquet in honor oi the delegates to
the international wireless telegraph
conference. Mayor Kirschner presided and toasted the delegates, saying
that the civilized world was watching
the proceedings of the conference
with the keenest interest, and hoped
that its results would benefit all mankind.
The Jar of
Coughing
Hammer blows, steadily applied, break the hardest rock.
Coughing, day after day, jars
and tears the throat and lungs
until the healthy tissues give
vay. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
stops the coughing, and heals
the torn membranes.
I Rlw»ys ueev Ayar's Cherry Pectoral In
-    It aire, netftet retfef
we cough, or hard
 __ tt -rre«t many re*
limit it
bum.K.Y.
tlio lionno.   It plv. s parfMt n>li_. whenever
a«r  - ......     . .
'or a treat many yr
all aht-Ut a."———I. ___r CiU-iiT-UN, Varys-
any of us hare cough, or hard colds.   I have
need tt for a jtreet many ycers and go know
A
Mjtdo by J. O. Ayor Oo., Lowell,
Al«o —
vers
manuifcoturera of
>_   SABSAPABULA.
PIUS.
H-tV-OK.
Biliousness, constipation retard recovery. Cure thoso with Ayer's Pills.
"How's
Your Stomach''
is the way people in China say
"Good Morning." The greeting of
almost every nation is an inquiry
after health. The Chinese have the
root of the matter. A strong stomach is the foundation. Look after
this organ and the general health
cares for itself. Man is so constituted it cannot be otherwise. It is
the mission of
BEECHAM'S
PILLS
to keep the stomach well, the liver
active and the bowels regular. They
dispel sickness and create health.
Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Biliousness or Constipation cannot exist
when Beecham's Pills are used according to directions. For over 50
years they have cured disordered
stomachs, and are now a world-famous remedy. They merit your
confidence.
Sold Everywhere in Canada and U. S.
America.    In boxes 23 cents.
THE CAMPHOR LAUREL.
—ovt tbe Drug Is Extracted From
the Wood ot the Tree.
Tbe camphor laurel, from which the
greater part of the camphor of commerce ls produced, ls a native of
China, Japan, Formosa and Coehln-
China. It Is a hardy, long lived tree
and sometimes grows to a great size.
It has evergreen leaves, yellowish
white flowers ln panicles and ls a
very ornamental tree, the trunk running up to a height of twenty or
thirty feet before branching. The
fruit Is very much like a black currant.
In the extraction of camphor the
wood ls flrst cut Into small chips, and
the chips are put InSo water in a still
and steamed. The head of the still Is
filled with straw, and as the steam
carries off the camphor ln vapor It
is deposited iu little grains nround the
straw.
The orude camphor Is then heated
In a vessel, from which the Bteam Is
allowed to escape through a small
aperture. The camphor sublimes In a
seiuitrausparent cake. In the manufacture of camphor the tree is necessarily destroyed, but by a rigid law
of the lands in which the tree grows
another Is planted In the place of every
oue that ls cut down. Tbe wood ls
highly valued for carpenter's wdrk.
Camphor was unknown to the
Greeks and Romans and was flrst
brought to Europe by tho Arabs.
Signals of Danger.—Have you lost
your appetite? Have you a coated
tongue? Have you an unpleasant
taste in the mouth? Does your head
ache and have you dizziness? If so,
your stomach is out of order and you
need medicine, Hut you do not like
medicine. He that prefers sickness
to medicine must suffer, but under
the circumstances a wise mnn would
procure a box of Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills and speedily get himself in
health,  mul  strive to keep  so.
now   Bees  Gather  Honey.
A bee gatheis honey by tho aid of
Its "trunk," "lower lip" or "tongue,"
which Is used as au instrument for extracting the nectar from flowers. The
"tongue" of a bee is not, as was once
thought to be the case, a tube through
which the juice is sucked, but is built
more after the fashion of a fine broom.
With this broom the bee brushes or
laps the honey or houey material from
the flowers, leaves, etc., and passes it
tlown a groove in the upper surface of
the tongue to the mouth proper. From
that point the juice is conveyed
through a minute orifice into the "first
stomach," vulgarly called the "honey
bag." The honey bag Is a real chemical laboratory, where by some mysterious process which has not yet been
explained by science the juices are
converted Into pure honey. When the
chemical process of transforming the
nectar into viscid houey has been completed the bee disgorges It into one of
the cells made for the purpose of a receptacle. For years the mlcroscopists
and the entomologists have been studying the bee's laboratory, but its workings are at present among the unex-
nlained mysteries.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
Orchard Culture.
The fruit experiment station at
Mountain Grove, Mo., has long tested
the advantages of orchard culture and
the condition of crops in recent years
and will continue this work. It has
been found that a crop which will cover
the soil during August and September
wil.1 be a great advantage. It is not advisable to plow this crop under until
spring, for if allowed to remain on the
ground during the winter it will serve
as a protection.
COULD  SCARCELY  WALK.
A Rheumatic Sufferer Cured by Dr.
Williams'  Pink Pills.
Rheumatism is rooted in the blood
—that is a medical fact every poor
rheumatic sufferer should know.
Liniments and outward applications
cannot possibly cure rheumatism.
They are a waste of money, and while
the sufferer is using them the disease
is steadily growing worse—is slowly
but surely taking a firmer grasp upon
tne entire system. Rheumatism must
be treated through the blood. That
is tne only way in which tho poisonous acid can be driven out. Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills actually make
new blood and thus cure rheumatism.
Every dose o; these pills helps to
make new rich red blood wliich
sweeps the poisonous acid from the
system, loosens the aching joints and
muscles and gives the rheumatic new
health free from pain. Among those
who can bear witness to tlie truth of
these statements is Miss Dorsina
Langlois, of St. Jerome, Que., for
weary months she suffered from
rheumatism and had begun to think
she was incurable. "I could not
straighten up" says Miss Langlois,
"My limbs were almost useless, so
stiff were they. For many months I
endured such pains as only rheumatic sufferers can understateid. Although only thirty ^ears of age the.
suffering I endured actually made
me look like an old woman. I used
liniments and tried several medicines
but got not the slightest help until
almost by chance my attention was
directed to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
I began taking them and in the
course of a few weeks 1 could see
they were helping nie. Little by
little the pain begun to go, and the
stiffness to leave iny joints. I continued taking tlie pills for several
months when every symptom of tlie
tumble had disappeared. 1 have not
felt a twinge of rheumatism j since,
and I bless the day Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills came to my notice."
Dr. Williams Pink Pills never fail
to cure rheumatism because they go
right to the root of the trouble in the
blood. That is why these pills cure
all the common ailments due to poor
and watery blood, such as anaemia,'
headaches and backaches, indigestion,
neuralgia, St. Vitus dance, general
weakness, and the uistressing irregularities that ufllict women and gl'OW-
jing girls. If you need a medicine
you will save money by taking Dr.
Williams' Pink Pilis at once. See
that the full name Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People is printed
on the wrapper around every box.
Sold by all medicine dealers or by
mail- at 50 cents a box or six boxes
for $2.50 from the Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
A   LcilHTthv    lli-oil.
Mrs. Portly-Pulflngton (proudly)—We-
can *race our ancestry back to one of
ihe Saxon kings.
Visitor—Indeed?
Mrs. Portly-rufflngton —Oh, dear,
yesl We have b"m descending for
generations.
A REFRESHING STIMULANT
n«-_aBM-_-nMan«_-nMMB-_MMi
That is perfectly harmless,
because it is absolutely pure.
OI_Yl_ON  OREEN TEA.
A Perfect Luxury to Japan Tea Drinkers
L-ad     Packets    Only,    40c.    50c,    and    60c    per    Ib.      At   all    grocers.
Practically all makers of good
clothes in Canada use HCWSOII Tweeds.
Look for the tag that guarantees
PURS wool. ,.
That Cough
-which ordinary remedies have not reached,
will quickly yield to
7
Gray's Syrup of Red SprugeGum
It enr— those hei—r, dee_«e«ted cough*-takes away
the soreness—bcala tha throat—•trengthens tha lungs.
None the less effective because It ls pleasant to take.
Just try one bottle and see how quickly you get rid
of tliat cough.   At your druggists.   25c botUe.
way    M
■ga.  B
/
250
Cnt.lnp. Kyelaahea.
An eyelash is pointed. A cut lash ls
blunt. A lash once cut never again
becomes pointed. Every l.lsh lives a
variable time and then falls, out to be
replaced by a fresh one. When a cut
lash so falls tho newcomer la pointed.
So any mischief resulting from cutting
the lashes will be remedied by time.
Opinions differ a3 to whether lash cutting promotes growth. That it renders
the lashes unsiglitly is very certain.
Facing; the Music.
This silly expression is a metaphor
apparently from ths language of military riding. Wheu a horse Is young to
his work it is oue of the difficulties of
his rider to get him to face the regimental hand.
MnklnS   Knives.
In the manufacture of knives the
division of labor has been carried to
such n n extent Unit one knife Is handled by Seventy different artisans from
the moment the blade is forged until
the Instrument is finished and ready
for the market
Fortlflcntlona.
The city and the tower which the
sons of Noah proposed to build wero
the earliest recorded instances of fortification. Tho tower in this case was
undoubtedly a citadel.
Dear Mother
Your little ones are a constant eare ia
Fall and Wintet weather. Thev will
catch cold. Do you know about Shiloli's
Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and
what it has done (or so many ? It is laid
to be the only reliable remedy for all
diseases of the air passages in children.
It is absolutely harmleu and pleasant to
lake. Il is guaranteed to cute oi your money
u returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,
and all dealers in medicine sell 314
5HILOH
This remedy should be in eveiy household.
I.iitiu   anil  Italian.
Several hundred writers on the subject claim that the Italian, with such
changes as naturally come about in the
course of ages, has always been the
language of the common people living
iu the boot shaped peninsula. These
writers assert that Latin was the language of literature, the law and tho
educated   classes,   while  Italian  was
B_\Okeri V»~ *■!--   —-..-I-
If thou knowest how to use money lt
will become thy handmaid. If not, lt
will become tby master.—Diodorus.
"When you buy
WET
WEATHER
CLOTHING
you want-
complete
protection
And long
service.
These and many
other good points
are combined In
TOWER'S
-   FISH   BRAND
OILED CLOTHING
You cant afford       ',
to buy any other      /,
lOWlsj
, .        taew*
_    TOW.. 'CANAOIAN  CO t_o"
TORONTO - CAN.
Prnlae nml I'lnttcry.
We must define flattery nnd praise.
They are distinct. Trajan was on-,
couraged to virtue by the panegyric
of Tliny. Tiberius became obstinate
in vice from tho flattery of the senators.—Louis XVI.
Tiro  Girl*.
It is just as easy to fall In love ivlth
a rich girl as It is to fall In love with
a poor one, but it Is generally easier
to.iiuarri-   the.  DOto   nro
The New South Wales gambling
suppresion law has been passed, and
is now in operation.
METALLIC^ROOFING C?
toronto'&wTnnipeg
The
Ideal
Underwear
for Women
Aside from the fact that you can
get any weight—and just the right
size to fit your figure—there is
another point to be considered
about
Stanfield's
"Truro Knit"
Underwear
It holds its shape. It is
unshrinkable. The usual trouble
of Underwear stretching out of
shape or shrinking, never happens
to these faultless garments.
Gowns fit their best when
worn over "Truro Knit."
At least. SEE "TRURO
KNIT." Your dealer has it or
will get it for you.
W    N ' U    No.    608
After Labor, Recreation
Travel   Is the  Acme  of
Recreation.
When you travel secure the
best in equipment, comfort,
and safety, and use the
Canadian
Northern
Railway
Excursion rates this winter
in  every  direction. East,
South and West. Mako your
wants known to any Canadian Northern agent, who will
be glad to furnish the fullest
information,  or  write
GEO. H. SHAW,
Traffic   Mannger,      Winnipeg. THE ADVOCATE. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
■■■
fit. PHEASANT ADVOCATE.
(Established April 8,1800.)
Office : 2 4 4 4 Westminster avenne.
English Office—80 Fleet street,
London, Ei. 0., England Where a
file oi "The Advocate" is kept for
visitors.
Mrs. R Whito*-!., Publisher.
sjdbsoription $1 a year payable  in
Advance.
B oents a Oopy*
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. 0., Dec, 15,1908.
The question of tram in the Park is
taring exhaustively aiscussed throughout
, r.ho city and through the press. It is
, noticeable that the majority of theoor-
1 respondents who write to the papers on
f the subject favor the tram line. The
, plebiscite is the only fair method of set cl-
ting the matter.
for aldermen in WardV. there are
several names mentioned: Alderman
Morton, W, Davis, K, Mills and H. H.
Stevens.
Mayoralty candidates   remain   the
.aine, so far as oan be learned, tbe following gentlemen will vory likely be iu
. the contest: Aldormau Bethuno, Alder-
s man Odium and ex-City Olerk Thos. F.
McGuigan.   Probably it will be after
. ..ho holidays ere the campaign will wax
. ^anti, but "things will be doin'" then.
BUSINESS NOTICE.
C '.-ooal Advertising 10c a liue each issue,
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per month.
■ Soticos for Ohurch and Society Entertainments, Lectures, etc.,   whe__
THE OBJECT IS  TO KAISE MONET
will bo oharged for.
. SU  Advertisements are run regularly
and charged for until ordered they
be discontinued.
• Transient   Advertizers   must  pay   in
advance.
• Voticesof Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published free of charge.
fi.yrr1,        1 ,1 1 ~
Mf. pleasant churohes.
Baptist.
JunctionalWoBtrainstortoad and Wostmln-
pttit avouue. SKRV1CK8 at 11 a. m.,
..ffld 7'iSOp.ra,i Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Methodist.
Corner ol Nint ..mil Westminster avenues.
SlJKVICES at 11 a.m., and 1 p. m.; Snnday
..School and Bible Class '.1:80 p.m.   Ilov, A. fc.
'- «J«tlp;ringtop, B. A., B, p., Pastor.
-_rsona_to 123 Eleventh avonue, west, Tele-
ihone B12W.
PBF.6BTTF.RI an.
Corner Ninth avonuo and Quebec stroot
,.<;|_KVICE8 at 11 a.m..tmtt7:30p.in.; Sunday
.wcliool al 2:80 p.m. RuY,'ieo.A.*n'llaun, il.A.
; /it.-tor. Manse corner ol Kighth avenue aud
. .Ontario utreot.  Tel. 1066.
St MidHAEL s, (Anglican).
Cornor Ninth  avonue and Prime Kdward
street. 8I.KV1CJ-B at 11 a. n)„ and7:30 p.m.,
I iloly Communion 1st and 3d Sundays in oach
aonth aftor morning prayer, 2d and 4th Suu
.. lajnAlSa.m.  Stinday School at 2:30 p.m.
. Kev. G. H. Wl|»on, Rector.
.Kacwiy 373 Tblrtconth ayonuo, east. Telo-
; '..'.OUl.  Ii)7»..
Aovkntistr.
Advent Cliristlan  Church (n^t 7th duy Ad-
•fitim.), (Seventh  avotiu",   ihbi   WostinlU—or
..venue.    Services 11  u.m., nnd,7:110 p,m,,
.Unday School at   10 a.m.    Youuk  puoplus'
. «oti"?tyol l.'iyul Woiko.,. ul t'liriiiltfin Klldvli-
. tot piecta every Sunday SV—Ulllg alii: If'o'clock.
I 'rayer.meetiiisT Wedun.iUy ulflitaalSp't loCk,
.'KflKUAKKKIJ C-UM'II OF .lKM'.'i O*—HtBT
of Latter Day Saints, '£<$, Westi—u.tcr ave-
.iuo. Hervicos at Bo'i-tnek every Sunday eve-
n.iigby KMcrJ.S. Ralimj; Sundu.v Stlmol nl
- ' o'clock. Prayer-inocllng every Wctlncsdn)
..veiling at 8 o'clock.
Everyone knows that for anything
, "i become known, it must be talked
about, for an article to become
. jopular its virtue must be made tlv
'"'inject of a public announcement ]
■ I'll st is advertising! Consequently
|ii the survival of the fittest applies
business principles as well as it!
, Joes to other walks of life, the bet-
i sor   the   aiiyeitising—rjie  better    the
..i.ihlicity—tlie baiter the result •.
,'.'n.o<l results moan good business,
. \vr] goiiti business is what every
.••ii.r_-lia.nt advertises for.     If .if* ,did
not wish to excel in his particular
■■ inc. lie v.nttld not take the ttntfljlc
,.!• write an advertisement, mttc}.
ii.ti'ii'e ;•■ '.•'>', :'-.' cosily newivP''"
Jfi -.:.. -'■-.■   j.'.'ji.e''—British  .'.•!.'-
','*'
1 ocal Items.
Mr. wud Mrs. Mullen left Tuesday for
a tew months absence in the east
Excellent Xmas Cakes and Pastries at
Hanbury & Evans, Vancouver's leading
bakery.
. :o;   .
Mr. Charlton aud family have moved
to their new residenoe on Eighth ave
nne, Fairview.
 -:o:———
Thompson's Cream of Witoh Hazel—
best for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleas
ant M. A. W. Drug Store.
The marriage of Miss Bertha Broderick and Mv. Garfield Foster will take
placo on December, 18.
BIRTHS.—Bom to  Mr.   and Mrs.
T. O. Bailey, 418 Eighth avenue, east,
Dec. 2d, a son.
 :o:—	
Mrs. Alex Miller of Mulletta, Man.
is visiting her relatives Mr. and Mrs.
John Colville, Tenth avenuo and Quebec
street.
— to:————
See Hyndman's pretty ten cent calendars, dainty note paper in pretty boxes,
bou bons, picture book, school supplies,
all new and up-to-date; corner Ninth
and Westminster avenues.
Mr. Bob Gilruan has returned home
after a seven months absence in the
upper-country where he has been in the
service of the C. P. R. at Nelson  and
vioimty.
_, :o:	
The Strider Shoes for Men are pronounced in style, rare in quality and
superior in workmanship. Thoroughly
reliable and contains all that anybody-
can givo for $5.00.~R. MILLS, 119
Hastings street, west.
 :o:	
Mr. and Mrs. J. Martin of Ninth aveuue, entertained about twenty guests ou
Wednesday evening at a most delight'
ful whist party. The occasion was in
honor of Mr. and Misa Smith of Winnipeg, cousins of Mr. Martiu who havo
been his guests the past few weeks. Mr
and Miss Smith left for their home on
Friday:
lOl—i
Changes for advertisements Should bo
in bof vrc Thursday noon to insure their
publication.
The many friends of Charles Steele,
of Steele & Mellis—Managers Real
Estate Dept.Steolo Bros.Investors Ltd.—
and son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B Steele
formerly of 2531 Quebec stroet, will be
pleased to hear of his complete recovery
from a severe attack of tj-phoid fever.
His littlo sister ''Flossie'' who was also
taken down with tho fever is oonvales-
ding, aud will be able to be ont again
in a week or so.
 ww:	
The persistent advertizcr is tho chap
who wius out. The "oooa—onal" ad
isn't renlly a very good business proposition.
Bad Symptom*.
The woman who bas periodical head-
aches, bsekache, seas imaginary dark
Spots or spooks floating or dancing beforo
her eras, has gnawing distress or heavy
full fooling In stomaoh, faint spells, dr&g-
ging-down foaling In lower abdominal or
pelvic rogton, easily startled or exoitsd,
irregular or painful periods, with or without pulvlo catarrh, ts suffering from
reB-no-._«s and derangements thu t should
avo early attention, Not all of above
symptoms, are likely ts bo prevent ln any
o**« at one time.
Neglected or liailly treated and such
cases of ton run Into maladies which demand tho surgvon's knife if thoy do not
rwuli fatally.
No medicine extant has auch a hog
and niiiiiRi'oiia record ol cures ln such
eaans ae Dr. Hleroe's Favorite Proscrlp.
lion, No medlolne has suoh a strong
professional Indorsement of oacb ol its
several lngrodloutj—worth moro than any
iituut-r of ordinary uon-pro.vtslonal tes-
tlmonlalK. Tho very beat Ingredients
known to medical science for tho cure of
woman's peculiar ailments enter Into Ita
composition. No alcohol, harmful, or
linliit-funning drug la to lie found In the
list of Its Ingredients printed on each
bottlo-wrappor and attested under oath.
In nny condition of the female system,
Dr. Pierce'a Favorite Proscription can do
only gnnd—never harm. Its wholo effect
Is to strengthen. Invigorate and regulato
the whole fomalo system and especially
thn pelvic organs. Whon thoso ore deranged In function or allotted by disease,
thn stomach antl other organs of digestion
become sympathetically deranged, tho
nerves aro weakened, and a long list of
bud. unpleasant symptoms follow. Too
much must not bn ex posted of this « Favorite Prescription." It will not perform
miracles; will not cure tumors—nn medicine will. I twill often prevent them, if
taken in time, and thus the operating
table and the surgeon's knife may be
avoided.
Women suffering from disease., of l.-ng
standing, uro Invited to consult Doctor
Pierce hy letter, free.   All correspondence
i|s held as strictly private and jacrcrily
>->n»(il«it!al,    Adurvu Dr. R. V, Pierce,
<: iT.'.-i   M, V.
!/r. fii.veu'iMsdlonl Adtlsar'IOO'lp.H'e-f)
.. 'cut free on ree..|.jt. .if si  nti* Vi,
iji mips fnr iianer-Divdieil. or an <':i„ :i*
. f'T t'4ft£a|-$Vn-| <n_j)J,   A'J''.>*,< W e' :•••-!
CASCADE
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by nlen of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?   Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I,
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4_i9
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores aud Hotels or
delivered to your house.
POWELL'S
£ Store is replete with Beautiful #
Call t China Goods, Bohemian" Glass t    Prices
Early     J Vases,Ornaments,Water Sets, f    Right
*} China Tea Sets, Teapots, etc. £
Xmas Gifts
Decorated and Plain Dinner
None     2 Sets,   Jardinieres,   Souvenir t   Gifts
Better   t W_rei and a large variety of J   for All
very   suitable   Xmas   Goods
cor, Westminster
nnd Sixth Avesa
Victorian Order of Nurses.
A very interesting meeting was held
at the Victorian Order Home, 831 Davie
Street, on Friday Deo. 7th, when the
Committee -were pleased to welcome
back their President Ven. Archdeacon
Pentreath, after his absence from the
city.
' Miss OrnlckshanEs the District Superintendent, reported 31 oases nursed
duriug the past month, 34 of which
were new cases. Fees from the Registry ainouuted to $12.50. The Committee
wishes here to state that the Registry is
for the couvouienoe of nurses and doctors, and in uo way controls or interferes with the work or fees of private
nurses in tho city.
The collectors aro grateful for the
generons respuuso made by the pnblio
to the general fund of the Order. A
statement of the full amount collected
will bo giveu in Januarg.
The best thanks of the Committee are
due to Mrs. McLean, Mrs. Argue, and
to the Needlework Guild, for olothing
for the distriot work; to Miss Nellie
Cruickshnuks for a sofa for the Home,
aud to the. Columbia Chapter of the
Daughters of the Empire for "$50.
The following is a list of new members: Messrs. Dovine, (Rev.) Rr J.
Wilson, Pcnzer, Herbert Clark,
Mosdamcs Stroet, Champion, (Dr.) Al-
lou, Sands, Drake, McGillivary, Ernest'
Whitehoad, R, J. Wilson, Spicer, Rao
and Hurry.
It is to be hoped that tho public when
making out their Christmas lists of
gifts will remember the good work done
by the Ordor. Presents of money or of
kind will be most accoptablo.
The annual meeting will be held early in February,
Subscribers are requested to report
auy carelessuoss in the delivery of this
papor.
*^m0»000*j*m0.»*a**1**W*#»^^
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.
Oue acre practically clearod, on WoBt-
minster avenue; easy tsrms.
83-ft. lot, 9-roomed House, orchard
small fruit... .$3,250
Beautiful 9-room   House,  gas aud
electric light, convenient to car;
Thirteenth avenue.
A good   lot on Graudvicw, $200.
I.okne street—6-room house, $1,000.
Lassdownk avouue—7 room honse,
$8,000
EiGHTri avonue—7-room house, $1,000
$550 cash, takes 4-room cottugo oil
Seventeenth avenuo, 2 lots, fruit
trees, good well; price $1,200.
9-room house Tenth avenue, near West
minster avenue; prico $2 000, terms.
Ou -ixtueuth avouue, W-aore, flue view
'overlooking the city; price $000,
half oash.   Splendid buy.
6-room Houso ou Westminster nveuue,
$800 cash, balance to arrange
One lot, 35x120, uo stumps, on Westminster avenue; prico *5il25, $125
dowu, balance on easy terms.
House of 5-rootfis, Eighth avenne;
electric light, bath; lot !i:!xl2()
Price    $2,006.
Two lots, cleared nnd graded, $1,001),
insid« lot for $785 Will build to
suit purchaser on easy terms.
Eigthth avonue, 2 lots,  on corner.
$800.
5 acros at Eburne, blaok soil, $200.00 per
acre; beautiful view. Terms.
3 lotB (coruer) Columbia street, cleared
and graded; $2.*!t)0, half cash.
2 Lots, each 38x120, all kinds of fruit,
largo barn; 6-roomod honse; prico
$2.300; terms.
5-room House, rented at $16 per mouth,
south half of lot, iu 300a; $1,800,
$400 cash, bnluuco to arrange.
3 Lots (coruer) Westmiuster uvouuo,
80x183; prico $4,400, terms.
2-stnrey Rosidencfl on Sixth avenue,
largo house, hcuuriful lawu, fruit.
Terms.   Price   $1,000.
Store on 25-ft. lot, on Wootmiusti't avenue ; building routed; lino location,
near Niuth aveuuo. Price $8,500.
Terms.
Lol   20x132  ou Westminster   aveutu
two-storey bnildiug, lu lino condition ; loaned for 2 yours; title perfect.    Prico $10,000.
7-roomt.tl Houso, lot •..I.-.X120, Eighth
aveuue; prico il .850.
Double oorner on Tenth avenue, clenred,
line location.    Prinu $1,260.
Cottage of 5 rooms, electric light, nud
all conveniences; mtnnteil on Eighth
avenuo, east Price $1,051); $700
do.v u nud terms,
5 room Cottage, rented ut$14 per month,
south half of lot, in 900fti prico
$i.800, 51100 down, ousy terms.
rs. R.Whitney
2444 Westminster ave.
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I THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Local Items.
Mr- and Mrs. W. J. Annand are visiting in Southern California.
.■    s.io: . ■ ■ "ii
WANTED: three housekeeping rooms
or small cottage on Mt. Pleasant, oloie
iu.    Address  or  ca'.l   at  "Adovcate
Offlce.
Many appropriate articles for Christmas and weddiug presents at Powell-
corner  Westminster  avenue  and 8th.
See their ndsertisment in this paper
-     :o:     I.
"WANTED by a young man, board in
a, private family, on Mt. Pleasant;
apply at Harrison's Drug Store, corner
of 7th and Westminster avenuos.
The very latest styles iu Canadian
nnd American makes and designs in
Winter Shoes for Men, Women and
Children at R, MILLS,   the  Shoeman,
119 Hastings streets, west.
FOR SALE: a doublo-seated Go-oart;
apply to 169 Tenth avenue, west, corner
of Columbia Btreet
■ _o.   i
Go and see Trorey's. This big show
place of Vauoouver has been enlarged
to twice its space formerly occupied.
Everything any ono could desire inlihe
jewelry line, in out-glass, precious
atoues, cau be found at "Trorey's."
Get yoar _5_mas presents uow.
 :o:	
W A "ii T E D.—City aud Suburban
property, acreage, and fruit land. List
yonr property with us, Chas. Steele &
MellisB, Steole Block, Winnipeg, Man.
RING UP 914, the Central Wood
Yard, for a good load of Oedar Wood,
.$1.75 a load, or leavo orders at 508
Seventh avenuo, east; Otto. Crocker,
proprietor.
For yonr Soft Drinks, Candies,
Cigars and Tobacco go to the Mt,
Pleasant Confectionary Store, (Chas.
Homewood. proprietor).
MASSAGE-
Miss Shaw-Hellior, Masseuse; CerWfi-
.eato, London, England.—445 Granville
street; 'phono A1402.
Ber. A. W. McLeod, whq^ was pastor
_f tho Baptist Ohuroh at Pullman some
yoars ago but who has since been laboring in Vancouver, B. C„ has returned
to this convention aud is now pastor at
Sand Point aud Newport. He is an
earnest and evaugellstio preacher, well
qualified to develop such fields as he is
laboring upon. Brothor McLeod began
bis work as a Baptist pastor iu this convention and wo are glad to welcome him
back to his first }ove.—Froin the East
Washington and Northwest Notes in
•"The Pacific Baptist."
Rer. Mr. McLeod was pastor of the
local Baptist Church a few years ago
aad his many Mt. Ploasant friends will
wish bim every success in his new field
•of la'wv.
.'.    .-■.:<.;	
DRESSMAKING—First-otass work
Prices moderate. Apply 255 Sixteenth
ayeu.ne,"east.'
I. O. F.
On Monday eveuing. Court Vancouver, Indepouefc-t Order of Foresters,
ifllected tho fcllowiug officers for the
(ensuing year:
Chief Ranger—A. PeiSgelly.
Vice-Chief—R. Grant.
Orator—J. C. Rolston.
Recording Seo'y.—M. J. Crehan.
Financial Sec'y—Ralph S. Oummiugs
Treasurer—W. R. Owen.
feouior Woodward—J. A. Hurvcy.
Junior Woodward—J. J. Dougan.
Senior Beadle—W. H. DeBou.
Examiuing   Physician—Dr.   W,  D.
Brydouc-Jack.
Auditors—W. G. Taylor and J. J,
• Dougan.
1090
"The Advocate"
i$oe
Vu.,U  LO...AL PAPER
i'. • ;-".ir • %'-! fer fl month*
Fine Vehicles
Etc.
Walworth-Rolston
Companv,
1016 Westminster avenue.
Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
the Bkbt in thr World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to bo
had free for Royal Crown
Soaf Wrappers.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
Heeler's
Nursery
for Plants aud Cut Flowers; also
a quautity of Shrubs and Ornamental Trees to bo disposed of at a
big reduction for the next 80 days
Nursery  & Greenhouses,  oorner of
Fifteenth aud Westminster avenues.
The Cheapest Place in the City.
Mt. Pleasant
Lodges.
I. O. 0. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. 19 meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfollows Hall
Westminster avenuo,  Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attgnd.
Noble Grand—-Frank Trimble.
Recording Secretary—H. Patterson, 120 Touth avenue, east.
LADIES OF _fiE MACCABEES.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regnlar
Review 2d ana 4th Mondays of each
month in Knights of Pythias Hall
Westminst—. avenue.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N,. Pottipieoe,
25 Tenth avenue, enst.
Lady Record Keeper—Mis*. J. Martin,
Ninth aveuue.
L. O. L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L.,
No. 1843, meots tbo 1st and
8d Thursday of eacht month,
at 8 p. m , in tbe K» of P.
Hall.
AU    visiting   Brethren
1 cordially welcome,
J. Martin, W. M.,
IM Nintli avenue, eaat.
Ralph S. Cutf-uings, Reo. Soc'y.,
2141 "iVn_.tiniii9t.ir avenue.
isS-.*
l. O. F,
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mondays of each month at 8 p. m,, in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome. v
Ohikf Rangf.r—A. Pengelly.
Recording Sscbktary—M. J. Orohan,
337 iTiuceus street, City,
Financial Secret art—-Ralph S. Cum-
laiugs, "Advocate" Office, Mt. Pleasant
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Council, No. 211a, meets
every 2d aud 4th Thursdays of eaoh
mouth, lu I O. 0. F,, Hull, Westminster avenuo.
Sojourning Friends alwtiyH welcome
H. W. Howes, Chief Councillor.
m>» Tenth ave., cast.
Miss A. Chnuibf.ru, Recorder,
2_—I Went—i—ttoravenuu.  Tel. 7B0.
Woman's
Realm.
The great popularity of new waists
this season will doubtless be continued
into the spring.
Considerable use of grey and black
has been .made this season in lines of
misses' andohildreu'Bwear.
It is predicted thatstripes will be preferred to plaids or checks in the high
end of spring buying.
Long chiffon veils with dots and
Chautilly laoe borders come in all colors
and are considered smart.
Children's coats, of imitation bearskin, a trakhan, caracul and similar
fabrics are meeting with favor.
The rage for Scotch plaids is iucrsas-
ing. The belt manufacturers are simply Bwept with orders.
Little, girls' school dresses made of
washable poplin. Scotch madras, serge
and plaid wool dress goods.
Boas continue to be ono of the big
items in the neckwear line.
The fashion tendency seems to be in
the direction of large huts.
The use of maline and tulle in evening dress is very marked.
SOUTH VANCOUVER.
The Municipal Counoil of South Vang
couver will meet this Saturday
afternoon.
January 14th, is nomination day in
South Vancouver Municipality.
Reeve C. F. Foreman will seek reelection, aud as far as oan be loarued at
the present time, all the Councillors
•will seek ro-eleotion.
Tho supporters of ex-Reeve Geo. Rao,
who sorvod nine years, are endeavoring
to iuduoo him to run again.
Thero will in all probability a strong
opposition put up to tho Foreman
Conncil at tlie forthcoming election,
The opening nj> of the Point Grey
Reserve will make it necessary for the
Muuicipality to^remodel its clerical
department. It ,h.as been suggested
that it would be to the advantage of
the Municipality to adopt the City of
Vancouver's plan of combining the
offices of Clerk and Soltoitor, A legal
man iu the position of Clerk and Solicitor
would save tho Municipality legal expenses, for minor difficulties aud preveut
the Councillors from- rushing iuto
costly suits. An assistant could be appointed to do tba bookkeeping aud minor
duties The Municipality is expanding
materially aud increasing in population so rapidly that the Council must
be run more on oity lines than rural.
—NOTICE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
nt. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, rl.-.n all
local social af.ai.-_l are gladly received
bjr "The Advocate"
At the meetiug of the South Vauoouver School Board on Monday, a very
largely signed petition was presented
by a delegation asking for the reinstatement of Principal Robt. M Robson at
North Arm School. The Board refused
to reconsider the dismissal of tho popular teacher, and members of the delegation ara reported to have become very
angry with the Board. The Board's
reason, as given out, is "dissatisfaction."
Judging from this instance, the new
school law makes it practically impossible for any school seotiou to choose its
teachers or retain those they like, boing
compelled to submit to the choico of the
Board. It giveB tho School Inspectors
the chnuce to iuflueuce the Board iu
appointing teachers or members of tho
liiiiu'd oan appoint favorites. Iu the
present caso the school district want a
certain teacher, the Board ia determined
to get rid of him and tho locality interested has no representation ou the Board
for 12
Double corner    iooxi20-ft., 9-rooniecl
^^%^^%.^4.-sV%-v   house, orchard aud garden $y..;oo.
**jr-l.j-.   TX\ttp^    New 5-roomed bouse, concrete fotuida-
.-toN»^*-*,-*»M-**v%/v  tion. 36 ft, lot; price $1,550.
Half-acre, Sixteenth nveuue, beautiful view; price
$1,150.
35E
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Storo of B. C.
Manufacturer's
SAMPLES at
Manufacturer's
PRICES
Ladies' Colored Moreen Skirts.iu the lutes style worth $1.75 for $ 1.25
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Ladies' Golf Jerseys worth 13.75 for $8.00 each
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it        11      •. 11        4.75 ..    3.75   <i
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Between Westminster and Columbia avenues. 'phone 877.
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BATHS—Bath room fitted with Porc_-
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sent free. Oldest aconcy for Bectirhut patents.
Patents taken thniuRU Munn _c Co. receive-.
tpeeiot not!.., without otiarne, ln the
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A linnd-n—ely Mutt—ted woekly. I.—vest ons..
dilation of any solutilltir iournal. Ternis, S3 a■
ftvir; four month-, *L  __!'.>1— by ull n-iwnlealem.
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THE ADVOCATE
Is Issued
in the interest
of Mt. Pieasant
& Bout- Vancouver..
"The Advocate"' gives ull the Local Nows nf M|.. Pleasnut from
week to week for sjl 00 iier yoar: six mouths SOc. An interest!-..
Borial Story is iihvuys kept rnnniug: the selections iu Woman's
Realm will nlways bo.fouud full interest to up-to-date women : the
miscellaneous if mis are always bright, entertaining and inspiring
New arrivals on Mt. Plensaut will become modily iufumtotl of the
community nnd mori; quickly Intirestsdln loca' happenings i*
they subscribe to "Tho Advocate."
The Funetlon ot nn
be
%ft  ^Wb?;:.:.;'  ^ W^.ii.^^.   f^f^My^ f § # %^€>
is first to draw attention and to leave a favora
and as far as possible a lasting impression.
The first and priucip' 1 object of n very givjjt rtet'i of Sflvrrtiv
is not directly that nf selling goods, lint of Mtubiisliini: tt wnr1
fame—a i'ftongui_.i'd re- ntntion—to make the upi)&a npd the h-
known. I'lislouieis mr,-t. conie with some ideii,i>f t.|ie (fonfls, r
Keek, the more kuow ledge thn better. With ei.nlldi.iice iiii. i
by iffiiflive. mlvei-tisinfr, it is then up to the snlefmnn lo d.
jest—to '",,'iito good by courtesy una n sklFifill pi'cseiit.tii.'-i in
jviu'c... vi'liieh should ie lip to nil that lu'..- been aily_rt i.-tvl.
THE ADVOCATE is ifat best -,.lvcir i
medium for reaching Mt.  Pleasant  Feopk
gain their favorable attention to your goods a
$tore.    Advertising rates reasonable—not  ii
Publishers' Association high rate combine.
>¥.
-y THE AD VACATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
The Mark
That Tells
Tiadt f-{orii
Trade marked thus In a
variety of itylei, fabrics aad
price* lor wi.ni.-ii, men and
children. Form Fitted.
Dealer, are aulKorired to
replace initaatly aad at our
cost, aay Pea-Angle aar-
meut faulty in material
or     m a It i n «. -OS
Pen-Angle trademark (in red) on
every Pen-Angla
garment, tells you
it will fitand won't
shrink,— your
own dealer so
guarantees it.
Underwear thus
trademarked is
softer, warmer,
more flexible,
better wearing.
By Special Permit.
"Here!    What   does    this   mean?"
i Bhouted   Whooply   as   he   found   his
j youngest riding a broomstick over the
top of tbe piano.
"This Is nil rlftht.   Mamma said lf
I'd stay In I could play on the plauo."
Ono lie rencbes its hand to another,
-From tbe Oeruinu.
_a JE7 T *TE Rs~*>
UNDERWEAIf
HOW'S  THIS ?
We offer One Hundred  Dollars Reward
for any ense  of Catarrh that cannot  be
cured  by  I lull's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO..  Toledo. O.
We, the undersigned, have known .F. J.
Cheney fnr the last  15 years, nnd believe
J him   perfectly   hnnm-iile   In   all   business
J transactions, and financially able in carry
j out any ubllRiitiini..   mnde by his firm.
Waldlnu.  Klnnan & Marvin,
,   Wholesale  Druggists,  Toledo,  O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally,
acting directly upon the blond and mucous   sll'fnces   of  the   system.    Testlmon-
I lals sent free. Price. 75c. per bottle.
Snld  bv  all   Drugttlsts.
j Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation
lima In  llnnflrary.
WaJ'slde Inns in Hungary generally
rejoice ln very quaint titles. • This ono
was called the Dropper! n'and had the
usual sign outside—viz,.- k/ long pole
with a wooden ring audita, gigantic
wine bolle suspeuded from It, The
system of keeping the scores is primitive, but practical. The regular customers and the innkeeper each have a
bit of wood called rovas, with the
name of the person written on It, and
every liter of wine consumed is marked
by each making a notch on his respective bit of wood. Wheu the score
is paid off, both the rovas are burned.
<Jonsequently you hear the peasants inviting each other to iugyouioviasmo-
ra, literally drink on my "knotch
atick," which sounds most comical-—
WelKlilnic Live I-'ImIi.
A visitor at nn aquarium who hnd
wondered how they managed to get
the weight of a live Bsh learned that
that was really a very simple thing to
do. The fish Is put Into a pail of water, which is weighed with t'«e fish
ln lt. Then the fish is taken out, and
pall and water are weighed without it.
Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
'    Pouted.
"Now, boys," said the teacher, "can
you tell nie the most difficult thing to
acquire in nutoingV"
"The uuto!" came a chorus uf yells.—
Milwaukee Sentinel.
FREE
Made in Canada and Sold by all
Druggists1
This coupon la good for one ten
cent (10c.) Trial Bottle of the celebrated
Dr. Leonhardt's Anti-Pill
a sure cure for Indigestion. Bilious-
nest., Dyspepsia, Constipation and
all nil in tin Ls arising therefrom.
Mailed free, in a plain package, on
receipt of name and address. Fill
in your name and post office address
on dotted line- and send to
THE WILSON-FYLE CO., Limited,
Niagara Falls, Ont.
A   SUU  Country.
"Those moonshiners are very quiet
while they are giving the alarm about
the approach of the revenue officers."
"Sort of a still alarm, eh?"—Chicago
Nf"*"*!
606a
A  THANKFUL  MOTHER.
"I thank you with all mv heart for
what Baby's Own Tablets 'have done
for my little girl," says Mrs. Antoine
(.burette, Jr., of St. Boniface, Que.
When I began giving her the tab-
lets she seemed to be pining away
but after using less than a box she
wus rapidly gaining and she is now a
(me, fat, healthy little one, and I
: write you tliis as the acknowledgement of a mother who will never forget what Baby's Own Tablets have
uone for her child." Letters like
this must bring hope and comfort to
all mothers who have feeble or sickly
children. Baby's Own Tablets will
cure all the minor ailments and can
baby as to a well grown child. If
u.ioq .wen u oi A'rojus su )snf ne.vi3 oq
you cannot get these Tablets 'from
your dealer write the Dr. Williams
Medicine Co., Brockvile, Out., and
get them at 25c a box.
A  Europe  petroleum oil  trust has
been registered at Bremen.   The capital is $5,000,000.   The principal members are the Nobels, tlie Rothschilds,
nd the Deutsche Bank.
THE PATH OF THE PASTURE.
A  WELL-KNOWN  MAN.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Dear  Sirs—I  can  recommend  your
MINARD'S   LINIMENT   for  Rheumatism and Sprains, as I have used it
for both with excellent results.
Yours truly,
T. IS.' LA VERS,
St. John.
American men niv all on one dead
i level, merely a    series    of    John P.
1 Smiths, none of wIkhii can show any
| radical opinion without being held a
madman, says Dr. Emil Reich in London.
President Roosevelt is unusually
active in canal affairs and the New
York campaign, and his political advisers hint that he may issue a letter.
Sunlight Soap Is better than other
soaps, but is best when used in the
Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap
aud follow directions.
is better than other soaps,
but is best when used in
the Sunlight way.
Sunlight Soap contains
no injurious chemicals.
Sunlight Soap is pure
soap, scientifically made.
Every step in its manufacture is watched by an
expert chemist.
Sunlight Soap saves
labor, and the wear of
rubbing which common
soaps require in washing
fabrics.
Your money  refunded by
ihe dealer from whom you buy
Sunlight Soap if you find any cause
for complaint.
Lever Brother. Limited. Toronto
Tho   narrow   path   that   we   used   to
tread
Led stl alght away from the farmyard
State,
And down the lane to the pasture lot,
Where for our coming the cows would
wait.
Between    its    borders    of   grass    and
weeds
It bore the prints of our restless feet.
That   stepped   so   blithe   through   the
early dews,
Or lagged along in the pulsing heat.
Above our heads curved a roof of blue,
Where oft we saw the ghost of the
m->on
Go  drifting  by  with   the   sun   tipped
clouds
That sailed away to the port of noon.
From nodding thistle and mullein stalk
The meadow larks through the summer sang,
And from the stubble of harvest fields
The   bib   white's   call   through    the
stillness rang.
O little path of tho long ago,
Tve wandered  far from your beaten
dust,
And stumbled oft In my Journeys wide,
And lost the key to m.v childish trust;
But   now   and   then    ln   my   waking
dreams
I   stand   once   more   by   the pasture
wall,
And hear again from the harvest fields
Ths cheerful suund of 'he bob white's'
Call. —Ar.ol'n   Wash..
Following  Direction*.
Jones had been quite ill. One day
the doctor called and found him ln
a bathtub.
"Why, man, are you crazy? You
mu5t be anxious to die."
"No, I ain't," protested poor Jones,
"but didn't you say that your last
medicine was to be taken in water?"—
London Answers.
The Countess of Carlisle, leader of
the crusade against the employment
of barmaids in England, was elected
at Boston president of the World's
W.C.T.TJ-. to succeed Lady Henry
Somerset.
As the Oil Rubs in, the Pnin Rubs
Out.—Applied to the seat of a pain
in any part of the body the skin absorbs the soothing liniment under
brisk.friction and the patient obtains
instant relief. The results of the use
of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil have
surprised many who are unacquainted
with its qualities, and once known it
will not be rejected.   Try it.
The monument to Charles Stewart
Parnell in process of erection in Dublin, is to be an imposing memorial,
the figure, of Parnell having been designed by Augustus St. Gaudens of
New York.
The Best Calf Food.
Separated milk as a food for calves
when fed direct' from the machine
makes a model milk food. Careful experiments show that practically bs
good calves can be raised on separate-
milk direct from the machine as can i
be raised on whole milk, provided the
butter fat lost in the removal of ths
cream is repla'ce.l by linseed meal,
cornmeal or flour or molasses.
Do Not Delay.—When, through debilitated digestive organs, poison finds
its way into the bloud, the prime consideration is to get tlie poison out as
rapidly and as thoroughly ns possible
Delay may mean disaster. Parme-
lee'B Vegetable Pills will be found a
most valuable and effective medicine
lo assail the intruder with. They
never fail. They go at once to the
seat of the trouble and work a permanent cure.
The  1Ii.il.-rn   Dinner.
A medical journal complains that the
modern   dinner   has   become   an   extremely depressing affair and tbat, so
far from being a feast of reason and a
flow of soul, the conversation Is a mere
Interchange of symptoms, details of i
operations or the advantages of this or
tiat cure.   Such topics evidently are j
not provocative  of remarks that set |
the table In a roar, nor do they tend :
to promote the cood digestion which ;
should wait on appetite.  ludeed, there
is little appetite for digestion to wait
upon.  The daintiest of menus Is disregarded when the diners are under a
regime, and courses pass untouched,
while powders are openly stirred into
wineglasses.
DODD'S \
KIDNEY
&, PHILS. Js
"Mi,,    4 Ts
In London Henry S. Wellcom, an
American chemist, has stepped to the
head of the medicine manufacturers
in Europe and has made fame and
fortune by furnishing diugs and medicines to the old world.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Finger I.nnKnnge.
A deaf and dumb person who ls fairly expert at finger language can speak
about forty-three words a minute. In
the same space of time a person ln
possession of his speech will probably
speak one hundred and fifty words.
Loretta   Minnie*.
Loretto litanies canuot be traced beyond the 'fifteenth century and did not
originate at the shrine, but were carried thero by pilgrims. ,
The  Circle  Ciiniiir.
The oddest shaped county among the
| thousands which go to make up tlio
separate divisions of the various states
Is Warren county, Tenn. It lies almost
exactly In the geographical center of
the state and Is about as near n perfect
circle as any division of land could
possibly be. The circle would be perfect but for the fact that there Is a
short stretch of the northern boundary
line which follows a small stream for
a short distance. It ls bounded by Cannon, Dekalb, Coffee, Grundy, Van Buren and White counties.
MR.  OZIAL   ROUNDS.
A. Resident of Welland
Finds Relief in Pe-ru-ra.
SUFFERED 15 YEARS.
No person should go from home
without a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's
Dysentery Cordial in their possession,
ns change of water, cooking, climate,
etc., frequently biin-s on summer
complaint, and there is nothing like
being ready with 11 sure remedy at
hand, which oftentimes saves great
suffering and frequently valuable
lives. This Cordial has gained for itself a widespread reputation for affording prompt relief from all sum-
met' complaints.
The czar puts further restrictions
on the exercise of suffrage by the
peasants, striking a hard blow at the
liberal leaders from this class.
Holloway's Corn Cure is the medicine to remove all kinds of coins and
waits, and only costs the small sum
of 25 cents.
HI* Position In  the Mntter.
"Gracious!" exclaimed the fond wife,
coming In her husband's den and finding him smoking his pipe nnd reading.
"This loom ls thick with smoke. I
dou't see how you can stand to sit ln
here."
"You can't?" responded the brutal
husband. "Well, I don't stand to sit
In here; I sit to sit ln here. Did you
thluk you had married a freak?"
It is said that this was tlie first time
ln their married life that she slammod
». door on leaving him.
Mr. O-inl Hounds. Wellend, Ont.. a retired lumberman and a resident of Wel-
lniid   for   half   a   century,   writes:
"For fifteen years prior to 1900 I
was a sufferer from hay asthma and
chronic diarrhea. I grew weak and
emaciated and was tortured with in-
-.omnia.
"I was treated hy eminent physicians
but, if anything, was worso than ever.
In fart, I was in as miserable a coalition  its  lean  could   be.
"However, I chanced to try Peruna
.ind noticed an improvement. Thus
encouraged, I continued, and after
taking several bottles of your precious
Peruna, I was entirely well and a
wonder to  myself and friends.
"If, at my advanced age, 83 years, I
iii'.ve obtained such cod results from Peruna, nfter so ninny yem'B of needless
BUfforlns, there can be no doubt of its
efflCPCy in the treatment cf younger per-
;ons."
SCOTCH EXPERIENCED OIltLS Icity or
farm) ami FARM HELP (married or
single)—From best Scotch Agricultural
Districts, None supplied without satisfactory reft'i'cnci's. Sail now, November
Term, or Spring. Stnm.ard wages expected Mail wants and wages offered direct
to James P. Hullantinc Emigration Agent.
Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. Note address for future use. as many satisfied
ft-i'iiiers now enquiring for additional help.
New York's clearing house banks
lost nearly $7,01X1,000 of their total
surplus reserve by the operations of
the past week. Loans show expansion. Mj
There is nothing equal to Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator for destroying worms. No article of its kind
luis given such satisfaction.
A St. Louis business man was shot
nnd probably fatally wounded by his
biotlier, who says be acted to break
a hypnotic spell exerted by his vie-
thn.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
A Specie*.
"Mrs. Kwlvvery is oue of those anticipatory people, nnd I simply can't
carry ou a conversation with her without getting so nervous I feel as though
I should Hy to pieces," says the lady
with the jade brooch.
"Anticipatory?" asks the lndy without any loug gloves.   "How Is that?"
"She listens faster than you talk ta
hor "—T—fn.
W    N    U    No.   608
NERVOUS SYSTEM BROKE DOWN
SHE WAS WEAK AND DISCOURAGED
NOW LOOKS AND FEELS WELL AND WOULD HARDLY BE TAKEN FOR THE SAME PERSON
-THANKS TO
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
Mrs. John Armstrong, Heather Brae,
Alta., was in very poor health for
over four years after the birth of her
first child. She was what might be
caled a nervous wreck, weak, downhearted and discouraged. Writing for
her, Mrs. D. D. Bu.ger, her aunt, of
the same piece, states:—
"Mrs. Armstrong had great weakness, heart trouble and indigestion.
In fact she was run down in every
way and seemed to lose hope of ever
getting well again. She was scarcely
able to drag herself about.
"The persistent use of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food1 has proven of marvellous
benefit to her. She feels real well
now, is looking fine and fleshing up.
so that one would hardly know her
for the same person. You may uso
her name in recommendation of Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food for we are all
very grateful for whnt it has done for
her, and never lose an opoprtunity oi
saying a good word for it."
Professional men, aa well as laymen, have been puzzled over the mysteries of the nervous system, but this
much is certain: that nervo force is
created from pure, rich blood, and,
witli the exception of accidental injuries, diseases of the nerves arise
from a thin, watery condition of the
blood.
On this principle, Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food was prepared, for this great food
cure actually forms a certain amount
of pure, rich blood every day. Not
only is this treatment scientifically
correct, but the enormous success
which it has attained has proven it
to be unequalled as a cure for all
diseases resulting from thin, watery
blood.
When you cannot sleep well, suffer
from nervous headnciies and indigestion, brain fag, irritability, trembling
or twitching of tho nerves, and feel
downhearted or discouraged, turn to
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food as the most
certain menns of restoring vitality to
the nervous system, and of avoiding
nervous prostration, paralysis or
some dreadful form of helplessness.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a
box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at all dealers,
or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto.
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THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Good Games to
Play
HAVE you played Pillow Dance?
Take pillows, sofa cushions or
hassocks and place them on
end around on the floor.
Divide the company into two sides,
facing each other. Let them join
hands antl danco around the pillows
a number of times until suddenly one
Bide at a signal pulls the other side
forward, trying tu force some one or
other of that side to overturn a pillow.
A merry scrimmage follows until at
List one side or other is guilty of
overturning a pillow. Whoever did It
must drop out of the game, disgraced (!), and the. game goes on, one
after another having to drop out, until, finally, only one of each Bide is left.
These two fight it out until one or
other triumphs, while the disgraced
players stand about and cheer their
respective champions on.   '
Hopping and jumping are both per
mitted as means of avoiding a collision with a pillow.
A variation of the game of Tag is
known as Flag-Tag.
Divide the players into two sides as
usual, each choosing its captain.
Make a chalk-line between the lines
and paint a Hag on each side, twenty
feet from the chalk-line.
Each side must protect its flag, while
skirmishers are sent forward to try to
capture the Hag belonging to the other
side.
The captains only can "tag"—this being their way of capturing prisoners.
AU prisoners must go immediately to
jail; that Is, drop out of the game.
There is room for much strategy and
cleverness In this game. Suppose the
opposing captain is after you': Douge
him this way and that, and meanwhile
get one of your fellow-players to try to
distract his attention by feigning to attack his flag. If he succeeds in divert*
ing the captain's pursuit to himself,
that gives you your chance to make a
dash for the Hag, seizing it and possibly returning safely and triumphantly
home with it, although you will have
your troubles, for the gallant d< fenders
of the flag, even though they cannot
"tag" you, can struggle to retain tho
Hag, while shouting to their captain to
come and "tag"  you.
Whenever your side succeeds in cap-
luring the flag, the conquered side must
hunfhlv walk in your train as prisoners,
while you march triumphantly around
the block once or twice with the captured flag at the head of your procession.
Another delightful game is as suitable
for indoors as out. It is known as clairvoyance.
One goes out of the room and
a word is chosen. And as she enters, you ask, "Is it a —?" naming
some article whose flrst letter is the
first letter of the word she is to guess.
Then ask,  "Is It a  ?"'naming some
article where the first letter Is the second letter of the word to be guessed,
and son on till the word is complete.
Thus, suppose the word was "curtain."
Your question could be: "Is it a candle?
Is it an umbrella? Is it a rat? Is It a
table? ls it an apple? Is it Ice? Is it
a needle?" By this time she has found,
hy remembering the first letters of each
word, that "curtain" hs what was chosen. Of course, shorter words can be
taken.
Br'er Bunny
Br*er Bunny — Mother, this doll's
got no ears. We can't send a doll
without ears to Aunt Molly, can we?
OhI are those little things ears? Well,
1 never! 1 don't think much of ears
that you can't waggle up and down,
do you?
Couldn't Guess It.
V
"Papa," said little May, with her face
all smiles, "i saw something without
legs running across the kitchen floor
this morning. What do you think lt
wns?"
Papa puzzled awhile, but could not
guess.
"Give it up," said he.   "What was it:"
"Water," laughinglv shouted the little
tnt.
"Walking-Stick Insect."
THE "walking-stick insect" of Brazil is one which has attracted a
good deal of notice amongst students of natural history, .'his huge
insect can scarcely be called a "freak,"
since it is a snecies of which thousands
'may be found in certain parts of Brazil.
It Is very difficult to obtain, however,
because it so nearly resembles the twig
of n tree In appearance that one could
easily pass hundreds of them and never
krow   It.    It   ls   about  eighteen   inches
m -ir     ; f
How About This EullP
A bull has forty rods to travel to
Teach a tramp, and the tramp has thirty-two rods to travel t'o reach the fence.
If the bull travels one-fourth faster
than the tramp, how close x*\\\ the latter come to getting -the grand hoist?
he had got. Then she learned of the
shameful way he had always been
treated by the village people, and she
was angry.
"Listen Quantock! Doom shall fall
upon Dellydale, and the whole village
shall be swept awny by the floods from
the hills. A great rain season ls at
hand. The lake in the mountains will
overflow, and the waters will rush down
and desolation will come upon the
land."
Quantock heard her with bated breath,
for, as she spoke, she rose mysteriously,
and her-words rang with the voice of a
prophet,
"Oh is there no way to save the village?" asked he, for his very first
thought flew to sweet Elvina, for whom
he would gladly die to save her from
such a horrible fate.
"Ay, there is one way—one way only."
"Tell it to me—oh, please tell it to
me," begged Quantock.
"What would be the good? Tou, poor
cripple, are powerless."
"Ah, but I could instruct those who
are not powerless—those who have
much power, indeed."
The old lady sank back in her chair,
faint and weary, and Quantock groaned
aloud In his despair. For she had exhausted her feeble old body.
"Tell me," he urged, after a patient
pause, "what can be done—what is the
secret?"
"The secret," she replied faintly, "the
secret Is—a rock—it must be—then the
water—will—will—"
But the old lady could say no more,
and, indeed, never spoke again.
(Part II Next Week.)
PART I.
WHEN the world was quite
young, there were giants In the
land, and the land I mean
was neither here, there, nor
anywhere else in particular; still it did
exist, because It was in the days when
the fairies used to dance in the dells
and dwelt all day In the  flowers.
But the giants knew nothing of the
fairies, because they lived in the capital
of Squankland, and the other inhabitants only smiled incredulously when
the beautiful elves, who led such happy
lives, were mentioned.
Now, in a small village tn Squankland,
called Dellydale, there dwelt a dwarf
whose name was Quantock, and he lived
u life of persecution, because the inhabitants were of a quarrelsome nature
and could not agree many days together
with any one. It was said of them that
they would quarrel with their own
shadows if there was nothing else to
Hnd fault with. They were a most discontented lot, those dwellers in Dellydale, and because they could not be
happy themselves and enjoy the glorious
sunlight, they hated to see any one else
happy.
And yet they were handsome, tall and
prosperous people, in a splendid country, where the grapes grew In profusion
and where the purest of wine flowed, as
it were, like milk and honey. For they
were makers of a delicious wine that
was specially prepared for all sick and
ailing folk.
This industry in itself, one would
think, would have had a cheering influence on their natures, but the contrary
was the case. They were a grumpy lot,
and grumbled at everything, just like
that remarkable person who longed for
something, she did not know what, and
when she got it, she did not want it,
Quantock the Dwarf had no human
companion to talk to, so he used to
tell all his troubles every night to the
fairies when the moon rode high In
the heaven's; and sometimes he
thought they answered him and told
him not to be cast down.
He lived with ■ his great-grandmother away in the valley beside a
bubbling brook that reflected the sunlight In a thousand different shades.
He was sadly deformed, and had to
hobble about with a stick; and it was
the delight of the village children.
"When he visited Dellydale to buy food
for the little house, since his old
great-grandmother could only sit outside the hut and sun herself throughout the day, it was a delight of the
village children to take away his
staff, so that he had either to wait
until some one more kind than the rest
isiot under Control.
Tommy had got Into a bad habit o«.
making faces behind his teacher's back
at school. He always prided him-.,
self on his smartness at nevet being
caught; but he made an ugly grimcae
once too often.
"What are you doing, you bad boy?"
demanded the wrath/u' teacher, flashing round and almost withering the
lad  with a fierce look
"Oh, please, sir," whimpered Tommy,
"1 was going to laugh, but my face
slipped."
A Cat With Wings.
The boatswain of the "Caspian," an
English schooner, brought with him
from India a strange animal-bird,
which he always referred to as his
"Tabby." It certainly looked more like
a cat than anything else; but It was
probably some freak of the animal
world. It ia two oalrs of wings, but
could fly only with difficulty, like a
tame dock.
should give him a h..plng hand or
e).se crawl home as best he could
without assistance.
This pleased these naughty children
more than ever, for, as poor Quantock,
with tears in his eyes, moved slowly
along on his hands and knees they
would dance around him all the way
and jeer at him for being misshapen
and ugly.
This unfair, unjust and cruel treatment lasted for many long months,
but, in spite of It all, Quantock'- sweet
and generous nature remained unspoiled, and he never wished them any
harm In return.
One day, when they were more than
usually vicious through never being
checked by their misguided parents,
the village children seized Quantock
and threw him into the centre of a
small patch that was surrounded by
briars and nettles, and there he lay
for hours, stunned and bleeding.
Now, in the village lived a sweet little maiden called Elvina, whose
sweetheart was the great Stormont,
who hated the puny dwarf and forbade Elvina ever to speak to him. It
so happened on the night that Quantock was lying In the briar patch,
moaning with pain and just waking
from his unconsciousness, that Stormont and Elvina passed that way.
They heard the cries, and Stormont
was for going to the rescue, but when
he saw it was Quantock he only
laughed and dragged Elvina away,
though she begged of him to assist
the helpless dwarf out of his difficulty.
Still Stormont laughed, and a deep
anguish sank into Elvlna's heart and
her sympathies went out to the dwarf
as she reluctantlv went with Stormont
to her home. When she said "Goodnight" to Stormont she did not go indoors at once, but said she would rest
by the garden gate and drink in the
evening air.
Then, when Stormont was out of
sight, she got a hedge knife and ran
as fast as she could to where Quantock was Imprisoned and cut away
enough of the briars to enable the
dwarf to craw! through. Then she cut
him a thick stick from a tree close
by, and was going to leave, when he
begged she would tell him her name.
At last she whispered, quite bashfully,
"Elvina."
And that night the dwarf blessed
Elvina, and when he was well again
he told* the fairies all about her.
Quantock explained to his old great-
grandmother that he,, was not strong
enough to go to the village again for
a long time, and so they would have
to   eat  and  drink  sparingly  of what
"The old lady sank back in her chair.'*
-a Flower Anagrams.
^▼In  each   of  these  sentences,   find   the
name of a flower by transposing all the
letters:
1. Love it.
2. Thy china. •       ,J
3. Get me no tin.
4. Tears. ■
5. List came. t , .
6. One name. J' ■ 'J
7. In a grade. } n ,
8. One lucky she. W" ■•►•■-    «T
9. A wee pest. %.£
10. Chantmus rhyme.
11. Me in a rug.
12. Until Pa.
J
What Teacher Says.
"No whispering, no passing things—we
must have order now, I think.
No eating apples or popcorn, no raising
hands to get a drink,
No  shuffling  feet,  no  slamming slates,
no squeaking pencils any more—
Or I shall have to send you all to stand
with Johnny 'in the floor!"
—Little Folks.
A Woman Soldier •*■-*
A REMARKABLE epitaph Is on a
■ tombstone in Brighton churchyard In England. It reads: "In
V.iemory of Phoebe Hesse!, who was
y.horn at Stepney in the year 1713. She
served, for many years as a private
soldier in the Fifth Regiment of Foot
in different parts of Europe, and in the
year 1745 fought under the command of
the Duke of Cumberland at the battle
of Fontenoy, where she received a bayonet wound in her arm.    *
"Her long life, which commenced in
the time of Queen Anne, extended to the
reign of George IV, by whose munificence she received comfort and support
in her latter years. She died at Brighton, where she had long resided, De-
-e_^iber 12, 1821, aged 108 years."
Thoughtf ulness.
Thnuchtfulness Is always doing little
kffifse„U ThO-ghtfillness hjsji tt-
Mtlnct for seeing the little tilings u»»
needtoberd5ne,and then for doing them.
.-Ruskin.
Interesting Things About a Curious Spider
//pvO YOU want to hear about some
II   curious    spiders?"    said    Aunt
*-^   Amelia one evening to the children seated around her on the porch.
"Oh! yes, tell us abo t them, please,
,;,r anything else Interesting," answer-
. d Dick.
"Yes, you know so many curious
things about insects ' added Helen.
"Do tell us something to while away
this rainy evening."
.. "Well, I will first tell you about a
spider that builds for himself a craft
out of leaves, on which he sails over
the water in search of prey. This fairy
boat he makes by putting the leaves
carefully together, one over another,
and binding tliem with silken cords,
which he spins."
"What a clever idea!" exclaimed Paul.
"What sort of spider are these shipbuilders?"
"They arc members of the Dolomodes
fimbriotus family—that Is their scientific
name—and I regret to say they are
pirates, as fierce and bold as ever sailed the seas. In appearance, they are
large and brown in color, having around
the body a band, or sash, of rich orange,
barred in an odd manner; a double row
of white spots adorn the under side of
the stomach, looking like buttons on a
waistcoat, and the legs are a light red."
"My, what gay littlo fellows they
are!" exclaimed Helen.
"Yes, they are very fanciful in coloring," answered Aunt Amelia. "I once
watched one of these cunning sailors
make his craft and launch it, and it
was an interesting sight.
"Sitting along the bank of a stream
one day, 1 noticed a spider looking for
something In the grass; seizing a leaf, he
lifted it and placed lt on another, binding them together with silken cords;
then he quickly ran after another leaf
and    repeated    the    process    until    he
To  Snlute the  Flag.
MANY boys would like to know what
is the proper" form to use in saluting the American Hag. The military salute is as follows:
Standing at attention, raise and carry
the right hand smartly to a point over
the right eye, thumb and lingers extended and joined, hand at an angle of 45
degrees. Drop tlie hand smartly tn thu
side.
A good form of salute for a boy not in
uniform or engaged In military exercise
is that of raising the hat with (he right
hand and drawing the left arm to tho
left side.—American Buy.
A Familiar Kgure.
The llttle ones were being taught to
rend by the word method and had
learned to recognize the word "cat"
wherever it appeared. The next lesson
was the expression "a cat," and the
teacher, not knowing but that Junior
had learned some of the letters at home,
pointed to the word "a" nnd asked him
what it was. After studying it' closely
for n moment or two, with many a
twist . and wriggle, he suddenly hn-
nounced:
"Miss Jay, it's a piece of a cat!"
—Little Chronicle.
seemed satisfied with the size of his
craft, when he spun his cords around
the whole mass. The vessel was by
this time, perhaps, an Inch and a half
thick   and   four   Inches  across.
"Now- he seized the little boat In his
strong mandibles, or jaws, and drew it
toward the water; resting a moment between pulls, he llnajly reached the edge
of the stream, and the fairy craft glided
into the water; the gay sailor then
sprang upon it and floated away down
the stream."
"How cunning he must have looked
In his leafy boat!" exclaimed Dick. "Did
you watch to see what became of blm?"
"Yen; at tirst 1 touched him several
times with a blade of grass, and how
quickly he would dart under the water,
appearing again when the supposed
danger was over. Then soon I saw an
unwary fly alight near blm. and In a
twinkling he dashed out into the water
and seized his victim, swimming back
to bis raft to enjoy the feast at liis
leisure. After a while he darted (iff
again after something that rippled the
water, but alas! he did not comu back
this time to his craft.
"A hungry young frog may have
spied and slezed him unawares, ami h h
deserted boat drifted down the sin am. '
"And so Ihe cruel spiders sometimes
come to an untimely end." said  Helen
"Yes, it seems they have their en -
mles, too, as well as everything else.
There is another spider," continued
Aunt Amelia, "which, although' It dues
not make a raft, hns no fear of the
wnter, and frequently goes fishing. And
there Is still another that lives under
the wnter by carrying down bubbles of
air with it."
JESSIE BOWLES FISHER.
A Bowling Mate1!.
COVER art extension t»ble with a
bright woolen cloth. Across it,
near one end, form an arch.
Cover and decorate two baking powder cans; make a hole In the top of*
each, into which place a lo-ig-handled .
Japanese fan, gaily painted. Decorate the handle with ribbons, running the ribbqns up the sMck;, to the
top of each fan and acrosv the opposite one, thus forming an arch.
Present each boy with a clay pipe
and each girl with a sm-Ul fan, to
which is attached a tally c*rd. Fill a
bowl with soapsuds mad-, of soap,
warm water and glycerine. Arrange
the boys and girls on opposite sides
of the table. The boy nearest the head
of the table takes the bowJ, and with
his pipe blows 'a bubble and drops It
on the table. His partner. the girl
opposite him, fans it, endeavoring to
make it go through and pass the arch
without breaking. If it passes successfully, a gold star is plveed on the
tally; if it breaks before reaching the
arch, a green star denotes /he player's
failure.
After receiving their stnrs the boy
nnd girl pays to the foot of the table,
end the next boy and gh 1 move up
And try their skill at bowling bubbles.
The game is ended in six rounds. Tho
prize bubble-blowers receive a pretty
pipe, decorated with rllbon, and a
small fan as a reward. The booh
prize consists of a little paper balloor.
Young Puss spelt his own name
"K-a-t," ancl wns sent in disgrace to
tiie foot of the clasB, where the dunce-
cap was clapped on his head. 9
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I
"■d22—
ttflB-JPVOCATIS, VANCOIlfg-t, BHITISH COLUMBIA
—Deo. 18, 1906-
Abernethy—McCuaig.
On  Wednefipay at 11 a,  m.,   the
- -weddiug of Mr. James  B. Abernethy
i and Mies Bessie MoOuaig was solemn-
' ed at the home of the brides parentB
Mr. and Mrs. D. McCuaig. 58 Thirteenth
; avenne, the Rev. G. A. Wilson perforni-
i ed the oereinony. ,_he bride was attired
in cream dotted net over pean de soie
i silk, and carried a  shower boquet of
' white carnations.   Miss Maud Burns
wan bridesmaid and  Mr.  Sam Aber-
. nothy, brother of the groom, was best
: man.
Mr. and Mrs. Abernethy left on the
•. afternoon train for a three mouths
1 honeymoon trip in- the East. Tho
i bride's travelling costing, was of
I grey ladies' cloth with large picture
1 hat to match and mink stole.
Ths presents were many aud costly.
Mt. Pleasant Mail, (Postoffice.)
Mail arrives daily at 10:30 a. m,, and
! 3:80 p.m.
Mail leaves the Postoffice at lla.m.,
i and 1:80 and 8 p. m.
If you miss Thk Advocate yon miss
i tie looal newB.
Advortisie in tlie "Advocato."
IPREMIER—
HUNGARIAN
FLOUR
"-is not a new flour pn the
market It has boen in Uso for
yours. ASK YOUR GROCER
for a sack in your next order.
(Guaranteed ***** the
ALEXANDRA MILLING
COMPANY
BRANDON, Manitoba,
first-class
Boot and Shoemaklng
and Repairing done at
[Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2454 Westminster avenue.
-•.'•The Advocato" is nlways pleased
:to receive from its renders any items of
local interest snob as notices of people
Visiting on Mt. Pleasant br of local
residents visiting outside points, all
social affairs, church and lodge uows,
births, marriages, etc.
i mm0*ymW0»00m0000*y00*p00,0000.
<0)^000*0*00m**00*»0*0**i**\
*SPsS
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a\mV.tJbuP* *%Sauoerm
English China, regular 25c and 35c
15c0   To~dny
Buchanan & Edwards
662 664 Granville St,
'Phone 2021.
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Vancouver, B. C, Dec. 7,190-
Messri.. Macpherson & Son,
58 Hastiugs street, City,
Dear Sirs—As the owner of the
premises now reuted by" you is about to
erect a five-story block. Ian instruoted
to notify yon thnt he will require possession on tlie first day of February,
A. D,. 1907.
Yours faithfully,
W. A. Clark.
In connection with the above we have
an anuoui cement to make today, as
we are marking down the whole lot
before the 1st of February. Only seven
weeks to do it in.
WATCH for bargains as we are forced
to move, which means foroed to sell.
ricPherson & Son
Merchant Tailors and
Furnishers.
53 Hastings street, west.
Xmas
Cake
Special Value
ORDER EARLY
Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to'W. D. Muir.)
"Phone 448.
Advertise in "The Advocate."
Telephone 887
Established 1894.
THE
WIDE-AWAKE
U Al |Cr\l/l (FIT LookB after Her ^hand's eotafort-^-Ot
fflvJUOE. TT *l _L oul-y ™at*iI1K ample provision for the
inner-loan but also for the otter-man as
well. "The Palace Store" can save yon money in Men's Wear this
week. We are selling Men's Furnishings at CdSt. Saving inonoy is
making nidnsy and there is uo sentiment iu business. Yon just might
as well make a dollar as not.
11.25 White Shirts,   salo prico 85o
1.95      " " "«       "      gi.oo
1,9(1 I_ncy Colored Shirt, sale price, 25o
flOc   " " "      "      "     25o
$1.25 Meu's Umbrellas      "      "$1.00
40c Strongwear Socks, 8 pair $1.00
85c -lack Cashmere Sox,... 20c a pair
Fleece-lined Underwear, 50c each, in
82, 84, 86, 88, 40 and 43
All-Wool Underwear, 75c to $8.50 each
Wo llnvo the largest and bost stock of
Men's Underwear in the city and at
prices that tiro always tho lowest.
J. S. McLeod, MacBeth & Co,
THE STORE THAT IS ALWAYS BUSY.
THE PAU.CE STORE OF THE EAST END.
e.m^lA^-er.Mrmit.-..-*itimvirmm-t^tea- ■■»««»««m««».»«»«»«sh««ii
Butter-eld—- Verge.
On Wednesday at 1 o'clook a very
pretty; Wedding took placo at the
home of Mr. and W. R. Verge, 358
Tenth avenue, east, when their daughter Miss Annie G. Verge was u_itod in
marriage to Mr. Frederick Charles
Butterfleld by the Rev. Dr. Robson.
The ceremony was performed nnder a
floral arch axxtX bell of Ivy and white
carnations. The bride who is a pretty
blonde, looked lovely in cream chiffou
taffeta, and was' given away by her
father. Miss lionise Verge was brides,
maid and wore pale blue eoliene. The
mother of the bride wore a handsome
cream silk with black sequin and
tredallion trimming. The groom was
supported by Mr. Eto Harvey, and
the wedding march was played by Miss
Carrier. About fifty guests were
present
After the ceremony the guests sat
down to an elaborate luncheon.
Mr, and Mrs. Butterfleld left on the
4 o'clock train for Seattle, and other
Coast cities. On their return they will
reside on Helmoken street._.
The number of presents Was large,
indicating the high esteem in which
the newly married couple are hold by a
wide circle of friends.
i^beBou—Dairon.
9m**aya0*1a*A*yfa
JUST TAPPED a Barrel of A tL EN'S
Sweet Oliler,or your minor meat.
Fresh Mince Meat in bulk for those who wish to avoid the'
trouble of making.
HelnX GoOUa No need for tu. to elaborate on the
merits of these good- Everybody knowB that the name, "Heinz"
appears on nothing bnt THE BEST. In tbe bulk goo*, we haVe
the sweet and sour Mixed Pickles, and extra SpeojM spiced Girklns.-I
In Bottled Goods we have, Chow Chow, Girkins, India Relish,
Mandalay Sauco, Prepared Mnstard, Horse Radish, Olives. Pure
OUve Oil, Etc.
Buy these goods on their merit.
Phillips & Locklin
(Successors to Foster ^.Phillips)
244«246 Ninth ave* east. 'Phone 9 (4.
*f4T4j*t0Tr*^m*T4JAm1^^^
■i  ■
i
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A pretty wedding took place on
Wednesday morniug at the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, the" coutraot-
couplo being Mr. Edward L. DeBou and
Miss Mary Dairon, youngest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. David Dairon of
Seventh avenue, Fairyiew. Miss Nellie
DeBou was bridesmaid and Mr. Gny
DeBou, cousin of the groom, aoted as
best man.
Mr. and Mrs. DoBoU left on tho Great
Northern for a honeymoon tour of the
Sonnd cities. On their return they Will
re-do on Sixth avenue crner of Heather
street.
Hicks—Green.
There wag a pretty wedding at the
home of tho bride'* parents Rev. A.
E. and Mrs. Greetf, Pender street, on
Wednesday evening when Miss Laura
Green was united in inarriage to Mr.
Robert George Hifcks. The ceremony
Was performed by the bride's father
Rev. A. E. Green assisted by Bev. W.
E. Pescott, Dr. Robsonj and Rev. Jas.
Htoks Uncle of the groota. Miss Pearl
Green was bridesmaid and Mr. Creech
supported the groom. The young couplo
received very many presents and congratulatory telegrams.
"Diok" as Mr. Hwks is familiarly
called, was the flrst President of the
Twentieth Century Bachelors Society
whioh flourished several years ago on
Mt. Pleasant. Out of about 25 members
there are not more tban 8 or 10 single
of that famous society at 'he present
time.
Watkins—Trimble,
The marriage of Mr. F. Watkins of
Victoria, and Miss Maty Trimble, only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Trimble,
Mt. Pleasant, was solemuisied on Tuesday morniug at 10 o'olock, iu St.
Michael's Church, the Rev G. H.
Wilson, rector, performed the ceremony
in the proseuco of a ntttabor of frieuds
aud relatives. The bridd wore a handsome and becoming tailor-nlat).'" 6<*it oi
dark red broadcloth and picture hat.
Miss Lillie White was bridesmaid, and
Mr. W. Watkins, brother of the groom,
acted as bost man. Aftor the ceremony
Mr, and Mrs. E. Trimble entertained
tho immediate relatives of the newly
married couple to a sumptuous Wedding
lUUoheon. The prpBents Were maojr
and handsome. Mr. and Mra. Wat__u|
left for Victoria whore they will reside.
EBONY
GOODS
A DEPARTMENT of our store which
has not been neglected by any means.
We all know What a useful and attractive gift an Ebony pieco or set makes.
And yon can have Sterling Silver
initials placed on any article, whioh
makes it doubly pretty.
Hair Brushes from $J .50 to $4
Mirrors  from $1.50 to *3.SO
Thet there are dctteml of Pin Trays,
Puff and Salve iars, Glove Stretchers,
and a host of other articles, all of which
were personally selected in France and
imported direct, thereby doing away
with middleman's profits.
A saving of 20 to 25 per cent., IS MADE
when these goods are purchased at Trorey's.
TROREY JEWELER.
A Fine Buy!
Lot, Westminster
Road,
$1,000
Balance to Ar-rougo
vj
Mrs. R. Whitney
2444 Westminster avenue,
Mt. Pleasant.
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