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Devoted to th* interests of Mt. Pi ■. sm J and South Vancouver.
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MT.  PLEASANT,   YaNCOUV**-S,    B.  -.■;   8ATUBDAY,    MAY 25,    1907.
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(Ninth Ykab.)  Vol. ii, _fc>. 7
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WHY
NOT
HAVE YOUR TEETH
EXTRACTED?
jAINLESS, and b.v the most Skillful Operators known to tbe
profession. OUr Specialists abb AtL GRAlJUATBe, LiscbnSbd
feir the BOARD OF EXAMINER- FOB BRITISH
COLUMBIA. We give fan a Written Protective Out-rUntee for
10 years witli ull Dental Work.
NEW YORK DENTISTS
14/ Hastings st.
Telephone 1S«6.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.;  Sundays 9 a.m.,   to 2 p. ,ro'.-.
LUNCH
BASKETS
Our special line of fine Eng-
ish Wicker Lunch Baskets
Will lhterest you,
> The basket is strongly niade
and contains cups, 'sancers,
platt-i cutlery and all the
necessary botes add jars to
hold supplies for 3 to 6 people.
They are just the thiiR
for a cruise or a day's outiug.
Prices $S_o to $15.
HENRY BIRKS&
SONS Ltd*
JF.JV__L._RS te, Ot-' HOND .'4EBCHANTS
Corner Hasuugs ahd Granvi.le Sts,
6s-   E.   TROREY,
Managing Director.
'For   local  news  subscr-tt)    for  THE
ADVOCATE, only tl for Ik months.
USE THE PHONE
Call up 790    *
McDowell,
Atkins,
Watson Co.'s
Mt. PLEASANT
DRUG STORE.
When- in need of  anything
in the drug liue.
OUt   messenger   service   id     \
PREC AND PROMPT
Trv It.
Local Items,
Changes fof advertisements should be
in before Thursday noon to insure their
publication.
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Oonrt Vancouver, Independent Order
of Foresters, will meet on Mouday eve
uiflg iu Oddfellow-' Hall,
I imm-ax.mm . . m .,m.
■W:-
Mr. Cb«s. Rommel/ Mannar of the
Electric Light De-pr,. of fl. 0. E. Ry.
Company, accompanied by Afi~ Rum-
mel, Will leave tomorrow (Sunday) fof
a month's absHt-e. They will visit
New  Yot-/  Washington,'  D. C, snd
other points.
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MOUNT    PLEASANT   BAP-IST
CHUBCH.
The pastor Rev. H. W. Piercy will
preach morning and evening oh Sunday.
Morning subject' "Christ and
Christians.'' Evening subject: "Pardon
aud Justification." .
Sunday School and Bible Classes at
3180 p m,
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SPRING ITEM.-Oawn Mowers
sharpened uDd repaired at Gray's Bicycle & Repair Shop, 2813 Westm'r ave.
Miss Mae George entertained a,
few of her friends at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George,
448 Sixth avenue, at a jolly little
musicale. Dainty refreshmertr*
were tendered the guests* Present -.
Misses Millard, Misses McKee,
Miss Monro, Messrs. W. T. Bishop,
W. Fotemati, R- Bell, Millafd
(Montreal), C. Blackie, Mr. and
Mrs. Shore.
:
Now is the Season for
Evaporated   Peaches,      Evaporated   Prunes,      Evaporated  Fears,
' }*' Apricots, " Apt-tos, ' Figs,
Also JAMS tthd JELLIES ill cans, ((lass and Jars **i
Fronl 3 Iof tte vp, to 50c for &=_ tins.
We caf ry large liries of the above goods.   QtTALrrt* ih all cases guaranteed. »
Call ttud She Us.—We have many New Goods to ShoW yoii.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Nt. Pleasant.
Telephone  1860.
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The Northern
Bonk
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_j__t> 0-**ice - - Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Authori-tod Capital  18 000.000.
Mt, PLBASANT BftANCH
COTi Westminster and Ninth avenues.
Draf til tod Bank Money Orders
issued^
A GflHefal Banking   Business
transacted.
We Invite yon to start au account in Onr
-MVNWS MPAfeTMENT
WIT8 ONE DOLLAR OR MORE,
Or-ir im-KD-Vr Niort-I, 7 to 9 o'clock.
J. B, HAWKSHAW, Manager
**0***mm0»ay0m0A*00m
Lawn Gross Seeds
Clover add Timothy Seeds,
Pratt . Poultry a_d Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Becfscijaps, Etc.
FLOUR aud FEED.
S. KEITH weStminst-R roAd* >
TuleplioM   16 3 7.
trite
ROYAL BANK  of CANADA
Incdfj>«riiU:il ltm.
Mt.Pleasant Branch
Capital Paid-up ..     #8.960.000.
Re-Hfl-ve Fund..  . v I4.890.000_
DEPOSItS OP ONE DOLLAR
and Upwards, received and interest
allowed thereon. Compounded
FOUR times jtearly,
OPEN   SATURDAY   NIGHTS   from
1 to 8 o'clock. >
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
transacted.
W. At Sdiwart-* Manager.
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For your Ice Cream, and Candies go to
the Mt. Pleasant Confectionery Stare
(Chas. Homewood prop.)■_ Ice Cream
sold in any quantity,  pul. up in  neat
b_ixes *L
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The B. C« Electric Railway com
patiy is having IraUs distributed
along Westminster av-iue, from
Ninth to Sixteenth, and along
Ninth avefiue eaSt of Westminster
ayenue. It is reported that wJlefl
the double tracking of the Fairview
liiie is finished, the work of double
tracking from Ninth to Sixtee_th
ofl Westmiiistef avenue will be
started, aiid when this is finished
the East Ninth avettue track will be
laid.
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WANTED.—A general servant or
mother's help. Apply ta Mrs. H. D.
Rae, 109 Tenth avenue westf corner
Columbia.
Miss Margafet AudertWn gave a de
lightful party at the home ttt her
parents coruer Twelfth aveuue aud
Manitoba stfBet, Tt-f-ay eVe_iugj
among thosepret-ttt Were: Mf. and
Mtb. Jrfchaon, UifHHe FumU-Tttto,
Howell. Moody, Effle Fumnterton.
Bailey, Munroe, Olive McWhinnje,
Olive C. Morrison, it Kllkouuio, Effio
Smith, Lizzie Mitchell. Olive 3. Mor
ri-Km, Messrs. Robinson, MoKintue.
Hi A. Rae, Bert Murrtiyj Walter
MUrray, Ernest Murray, Johsou
Milne, Andrew Johnson.
Two 50-ft. kits and flue tmildi-g, ou
Westmiuster avenue; $20,000, half cash.
Ml*. R. Whitney, "Advocate" Offlce.
An Amatetlf Dramatic Olnb is being
organized on Mt.Pleasant and rehearsals
for the first production—WHich will be
"fho Prince of tatters"--will begin
iie*t weak. The olnb is tUade up of
Mti Pleasant talent, nnder the direction
add managet-fltnt of Mr. trvittg Beers, a
professional <Wtor who has bett_ aesoci
ate- with the great Mrs. Fislie, Donald
Robertson, Mary Shaw aria other
acHhowledged lenders ot English and'
D-Mnatic Art: Plays will be produced
mO-thly in the Oddfellows' Hall, and
part of the proceeds will go to local
autpices.
Before starting on a *_«h>M>g tour
loo* arer tht MverHw-metn. in the
AOVOOATB,
the pmUMI mmttitt* UJ^jmkmp
wh6 Viu. cm     tie   •ocrma+emvj'' ad
.'»■-» S>'-.^
STOVES & RANGES
All kinds^-all pricos.   Air-tights from $2.60 Up.
GRANlT_WAR_,'TINWARE, W-ODENWAftK,
'      ill fact, everything for the home.    -
• We are always pleased to have yoa oall and inspect our stock.
J. A. Rett, LM. KiibWAKwiMit. "'"'
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FOOTWEAR
"We now have a nice fartety  \ [
of New Boots »_d 8hoes for    ]
Men, "Boys',   Ladies
Children.
See us before buying your   1 [
next. pair.
rOur prices afe right.
and ;!
W. T. MURPHY
3416 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant.
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"The Advocate" 0 months for 60c.
"m
Fruit-a-fives
OR
fruit Liver Tablets
natUrB's KfcMBDt for
Stomach T*«J(.-L«8.. ... _ .
FRUlTiX-T^y.-!- are'made
f rota the active principles of   ,
fresh, ripe Oranges, apples,
prunes and figs.
fiOc a box—to be had at
TH£    , ,
Independent
Drug Co.
J. O. Rebdie, Manager.
Cor.   SeVeSth * West_inster
avenues.   'Phone 3236,
Mt. PLEASANT.
dou   Express   Money
Orders issued.
•a**mmmas*M*am*mmm**mTa**ma*mmm*m
Pure Eastern
MAPLE SYRUP
to attive in a few days.    This will _• genuinCr
Huntley & Palmer English BiscttUs, 20G pet jloun*3.
H. O. Lee,
3435 We_t*_ii»-te*r Av*
'Phone 333
*     King's Heat flarket
R. Porter *% Sous*     2331 We.tmi_-tit Ave. i t
Wholesale ond Retail
_ Dealers in all kinds of FNtl-t and Salt Meats.   Fresh Vegetables always \ [
1 on hand. * Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and fairtlew.    ,'
i  Prompt Delivery. FR__H F1«H DAILY. Pottlt^ fn season, i i
] 1 Tel. 2806.       v ] '
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warn
Painting
Ua(4w__y»-»erf^**.
MM>,
• No better time Cffhld yo_
Wave the outside of your
house painted. At this
time of the year Raw Linseed Oil cafl be used to advantage, and we ouly use
the best of materials, und
Our workmen are quick and
clean..
Give us the opportunity of
estiin-ttiUg on yonr honse,
bnd see whut it will cost you
for First-class Work.
Remember our 'phone unto'
ber AH305.
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Wm, Stanley & Co.
—PAPbr-han-M-^"
Noi'T-min Ban* Bloc-
Ninthand  Westminster avenues.
'P-ONB Al<-6.
t***a the thtm York Dental ¥_rton
adwrt.iie_.eflt: in this paper, th-Wfot»
\**sm York j**_ WPariMo lor yeer *****
100,000 CAPE
GRANVILLE
STREtT
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■Wkrlte Oook.
First^tflass iu c*M*v respect.
Vancouver's Leading ReetaUraift'
MlKK E. Bl'l-KAH, tVtSQi
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ThXanad-ftnB*fife;
of Comitierct
5AVTNQS BAMK DEPARt-rl^NTt
Depoeite Of OIK DoiAAn ait- upwanlff
reettitcd and interest alloWe_*thereou.
.it-t    nsir-.-
Batti Money OrdefS issued?
A Gerderal Banking frtisines'.
trail sa-?t_#.
lOFFftBK HO0R8: ftl a. nt.' th 8 p. *
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THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
DARREL of THE
BLESSED ISLES
By   IRVING   BACHELLER,
Anther ef "Ebcn Uolatn." "D'ri and I." tio.
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(Continued.)
CHAPTER XVII.
THERE was much doing that
winter lu the Llnley district.
They were a month getting
ready for the school "exhibition." Every home In the valley and
up Cedar bill raug with loud declamations. Tbe impassioned utterances of
James Otis, Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry were beard In house and
field and stable. Every evening women were busy making costumes for a
play, while the young rehearsed their
parts. Polly Vaughn, editor of a paper
to be read that evening, searched the
countryside for literary talent. She
found a young married woman who
had spent a year in the State Normal
school aud who put ber learning at the
service of Polly In a composition treating the subject of Intemperance. Miss
Betsey Leech sent ln what sbe called
"a piece" entitled "Home." Polly her-
Belf wrote an editorial on "Our Teacher," and there was hemming and haw-
fug when she read It, declaring they
all bad learned much, even to love
blm. Her mother helped ber with the
alphabetical rhymes, each a couplet of
sentimental history, as, for example:
A is for Alson, a lolly young man;
He'll marry Miss Betsey, they say, lf be
can.
Tbey trimmed tbe little schoolhouse
with evergreen and erected a small
stage where the teacher's desk bad
been. Sheets were bung for curtains
on a ten foot rod.
A while after dark one could hear a
Bound of slelghbells iu tbe distance.
Away on drifted pike and crossroad
the be.is began to fling their music. It
Seemed to come iu rippling streams of
sound through the still air, each with
Its own Voice. In half *an hour countless echoes filled the space between
them and all were as one chorus, wherein, as It came near, one could distinguish song and laughter.
Young people from afar came In cutters and by the sleigh load; those who
lived near, afoot witli lanterns. They
were a merry company, crowding the
schoolhouse, laughing and whispering
as they waited for the Crst exhibit.
Trove called them to order and made
a few remarks.
"Remember," said he, "this ls not
our exhibition. It ls only a sort of
preparation for one we have planned.
In about twenty years the Llnley school
Is to give an exhibition worth seeing.
It will be, I believe, an exhibition of
hnppiness, ability and success on tbe
sreat stage of the world. Then I hope
to have on the programme speeches In
congress, in the pulpit and ut the bar.
You shall see In that play, If I mistake
not homes full of love aud honor, men
and women of fair fame. It may be
you shall see, then, some whose names
are known and honored of all men."
Each performer quaked with fear,
and both sympathy and upproval were
in tbe appluuse. Miss Polly Vaughn
was a rare picture of rustic beauty,
ber cheeks as red as ber ribbons, her
voice low and sweet. Trove came out
in tbe audience for a look at her as
she read. Ringing salvos of laughter
greeted the play aud stirred the sleigh-
bells on the startled horses beyond the
door. Tbe programme over, somebody
called for Squire Town, a local pettifogger, who flung bis soul and body Into every cause. He often sored bis
knuckles on tbe court table and racked
his frame with the violence of his rhetoric. He bad a stock of Impassioned
remarks ready for all occasions.
He rose, walked to tbe ceuter of the
stage, looked sternly at the people aud
addressed them as "fellow citizens."
He belabored the small table; he rose
on tiptoe and fell upon bis heels; often
he seemed to fling bis words wltb a
rapid Jerk of bis rlgbt arm as one
hurls a pebble. It was al) in praise of
bis "young friend," the teacher, and
tbe blgb talent of Llnley school.
The exhibition ended wltb this rare
exhibit of eloquence. Trove announced
the organization of a singing school for
Monday evening of the next week, and
then suppressed emotion burst Into
noise. Tbe Llnley scboolbouse had become as a fount of merry sound In the
still nlgbt; then the loud chorus of the
bells, diminishing ae tbey went awny
and breaking Into streams of music
and dying faint lu tbe far woodland.
One Nelson Cartrlght— a Jack of all
trades they called him—was the singing
master. He was noted far and wide
for song and penmanship. Every year
his Intricate flourishes in blnck and
white were on exhibition at the county
fair.
"Waal, sir," men used to say thoughtfully, "ye wouldn't think he knew
beans. Wby, he's got a fist blgger'n a
lunn. But I tell ye, let bim take a pen,
•Ir, and he'll i\jai}',(i <le_. r so unt'rul. sir.
ye'd swear *he could jump OVSf a' SIX
rail fence. Why, lt is wonderful!"
Every winter he taught the arts of
song and penmanship in the four districts from Jericho to Cedar hill. He
sang a roaring bass and beat the time
with dignity and precision. For weeks
he drilled tbe class on a bit of lyric
melody, of which a passage Is here
given.
"One, two, three, ready, slug," be
would say, his ruler cutting the air,
and all began:
Listen to the bird and the maid and the
hun.bleb'ee,
Tra, la la la la, tra.- la la la la;
Joyfully we'll sing the gladsome melody,
Tra, la la la ia.
The singing school added little to the
knowledge or the cheerfulness of that
neighborhood. It came to au end the
last day of the winter term. As usual,
Trove went home with Polly. It was a
cold night, and as the crowd left them
at the corners he put his arm arouud
her.
"School ls over,"  said "She, with *
sigh, "and I'm sorry."
"For me?" he Inquired.
"For myself," she answered, looking
down st the snowy path.
There came a little silence crowded
with happy thoughts.
"At first I thought you very dreadful," she went ou, looking up at blm
with a smile. He could see her sweet
face in the moonlight and was tempted
to kiss lt.
"Why?"
"You were so terrible," she answered.
"Poor Joe Beach! It seemed as lf he
would go through the wall."
"Well, sometbing had to happen to
blm," said the teacher.
"He likes you now, and every one
likes you here. I wish we could have
you always for a teacher."
"I'd be willing to be your teacher always if I could only teach you wbat
you have .taught me."
"Oh, dancing." said she merrily.
"That is nothing. I'll give you all the
lessons you like."
"No. I shall not let you teach me
tbat again," said be,
"Wby?"
"Because  your pretty  feet trample
on me."
Tben came another silence.
"Don't  you  enjoy   It?"   she  asked,
looking off at tbe stars.
"Too much," said he. "First, I must
teach you something. If I can."
He was ready for a query lif lt came,
but sbe put him off.
"I intend to be a grand lndy," said
she, "and if you do not learn you'll
never be able to dance with me."
"There'll be others to dance with
you," said he. "I have so much else to
do."
"Oh, you're always thinking about
algebra and arithmetic and those
dreadful things," said she.
"No. I'm thinking now of something
very different."
"Grammar, I suppose," said she, looking down.
"Do   you   remember   the   conjugations?" ■)
"Try me," ssld she.
"Give me the flrst person singular,
passive  voice,  present  tense,  of  the
verb to love."
"I sm loved," was ber answer as
she looked away.
"And don't you know I love your"
sold he quickly.
"Thnt is the active voice," said she,
turning, with a smile.
"Polly," said he, "I love you as I
conld love no otber In the world."
He drew ber close, and she looked
up at him very soberly.
"You love me?" sbe said In a balf
whisper.
"With all m.v heart," he answered.
"I hope you will love me some time."
Their lips came together.
"I do not ask vou now to sny that
fo* love me," said the young man.
"You are young and do uot know your
own heart."
She rose on tiptoe and fondly touched
his cbeek with ber fingers.
"But I do love you," sbe whispered.
"I thank God you bave told me, but
I shall ask you for no promise. A year
from now, theu, dear, I Bhall ask you
to promise that you will be my wife
some time."
"Ob, let me promise now," sbe whispered.
"Promise only that you will love
me lf you see none you love better."
Tbey were slowjy nearlng tbe door.
Suddenly she stopped, looking up at
him.
"Are you sure you love me?" she
asked.
"Yes," he whispered.
"Sure?"
"As sure as11 am that I live."
"Aud will love me always?"
"-AI-VJIVA" lws. stmmrml.
one drew his bead down a little and
put her lips to bis ear. "Then I shall
love you always," she whispered.
Mrs. Vaughn was waiting for theu
at tbe fireside.   They sat talking awhile,
"You go off to bed, Polly," said tbe
teacher presently. "I've something t»
say, and you're not to hear lt."
"I'll listen," said sbe, laughlug.
"Then we'll whisper," Trove answered.
"That Isn't fair," sbe said, with a
look of injury, as she beld the candle*
"Besides, you don't allow It yourself."
"Polly ought to go away to school,"
said he, after Polly bad gone ubovl
stairs.   "She's a bright girl."
"And I so poor I'm always wondering  wbat'U   happen  tomorrow,"  said
RUNNING UPSTAIRS.
There was an awkward silence.
Mrs. Vaughn. "The farm bas a mortgage, uud if s more than I can do ta
pay the Interest. Some day I'll bave to
give It up."
"Perhaps I can help you," said tbe
young man, feeling tbe fur ou bis cap.
There was an awkward silence.
"Fact Is," said the young man, a bit
embarrassed—"feet Is, I love Polly."
In the silence that followed Trove
rtuHd bear the tick of his watch.
"Have ye spokeu to ber?" said tha
widow, with a serious look.
"Vve told her frankly tonight that I
low her," said he. "1 couldn't help It,
ahe was so sweet and beautiful."
"tf you couldn't help It, I don't nee
bo v I could," said sbe. "But Pollf's
outy a child. She's a big girl, 1 know,
but she's only eighteen."
' 1 haven't asked her for any promise.
It wouldn't be fair. She must have a
el-ance to meet other young men, till
some time I hope she will be my wifo."
"Poor children!" said Mrs. Vaughn.
"fou don't either of y»u know wllat
you're doing."
He rose to go.
"I was a llttle premature," be added,
"hut you mustn't blame me. Put yourself in my place. If you were a young
man and loved a girl as sweet as Polly
aud were walking borne with her on a
moonlit night"—
"I presume tbere'd be more or less
Ibvetnaklng," said the widow. "She is
t pretty thing and bas the way of a
Woman. We were speaking of you tbe
otber day, and sbe said to me: 'He ls
ungrateful. You cau teach the primer
class for blm, and be bo good that you
teel perfectly miserable, and give him
lessons ln dancing, and put on your
best clothes, and make biscuit for him,
and then perhaps he'll go out and talk
with the hired man.' 'Polly,' said I,
•you're getting to be very foolish.'
'Well, It comes so easy,' said sbe.   'It's
my one talent.'"
ilo Be C,ui tin ueii.)
■last Possible.
"I waited fifteen minutes on the corner for a car this morning," said tbe
landlady as sbe poured the tea. "and
when one finally came along tbe mo-
tormau wouldn't stop for me."
"Had he ever boarded here?" asked
tbe man at tbe pedal extremity of the
mahogany.
"Not tbat I know of," replied the
landlady. "Why do you ask?"
"Oh," replied tbe otber as be continued to saw at his steak, "I thought
perhaps he recognized you and didn't
want you to board his car."—Chicago
News.
In the Arctic Itrcion.
"What's that thing yonder which
looks like a barber's pole?" said the
arctic explorer.
"That," said tbe scientist of the expedition, "is only a frozen rainbow."
"Alas," exclaimed the chief explorer,
"I took It for the north pole and was
about to suggest that we tie tbe flag
to it and go borne!"
"You forget," said the scientist, "that
we ate tbe flag for dinner yesterday!"
—Atlanta Constitution
Liquid Spirits.
"I don't give money to tramps.
What do you do for a living?" I
"PleaBe, mum, I work for the Society of Psychical Research." I
"ludeed! And what work do yon
do for the society, pray?" |
"I help In the 'nvestlgatlon of material Bplrtt-"
It Causes an Excessive and Injurious
I Strain on tho System.
I Every one knows that the ascent ot
a staircase Is more fatiguing than ordinary walking. In walking progression
ls effected by a succession of lifts. Inclinations and swings.
In starting tbe body ls lifted, for example, by tbe levers of tbe right foot
aud ls inclined forward. Tbe left foot
being tben raised from tbe ground, the
leg swings forward and is carried hy
ita momentum beyond the right foot
The levers of tbe left foot now lift
the body again, and the rlgbt leg
swings forward, and so the body oscillates along on a pair of pendulums.
Short pendulums vibrate more quickly
than long ones, and therefore short
legged people step quicker tban long
legged people, though with no more
sense of exertion.
In going upstairs the mechanism of
progression is of course tbe same, but
the lifting action, whlcb is tbe real
force consuming port of tbe process, ls
now greatly increased.
Instead of being just sufficient to admit of the free, swing of the pendulum
foot it must be so great as to project
the body up at each step a distance
equal to tbe height of the stair.
Running upstairs is thus an excessive strain upon tbe constitution, but
where does this strain fall? Tbe levers
of motion are moved Immediately by
the muscles, but tbe muscles cannot
act of themselves.
Their contractions snd relaxations
take place only under stimulus. They
are all connected by lines of force, called nerves, with the nervous centers,
and these are the sources of muscular
stimulation.
Not that tbe nerve force of the brain
Is converted into tbe mechanical movement of progression, but nerve force Is
constantly drawn upon to maintain
the action of the muscles, and this
draft ls always greatest where there is
a sense of exertion.
When bodily' vigor Is high, tbe evil
result of running upstairs may not be
decidedly felt, but where there ls debility of any of the processes this
strain cannot fall to tell in some form
or   other   with   Injurious   effect      .
SOME  NEW  YORK  FIRSTS.
The flrst schoolmaster was Adam
Boelandson, appointed ln 1633.
The first graveyard was laid out In
1033 on the west of wbat ls now
Broadway, above Morris street
The first farm, called "tbe company's
farm," was laid out ln 1033. It extended from what Is now Hudson to
Wall street
The first clergyman was Dominie
Bogardus, for whom a church was
built ln 1633. This was the first real
church building ln New York.
The flrst artist was Dirk Hermans, a
Dutch officer, wbo made a sketch of
New Amsterdam ln 163S, wbich was
afterward engraved In Holland.
The first mode of public punishment
was the whipping post set up ln 1635.
Upon this offenders were hoisted by
the waist and suspended for such
length of time as their offense called
,or ■____________.   •
Learned Boy of Lubeek.
The learned boy of Lubeek, Christian
Hemeckc-r, could read at one year old
and write before he was three. He
only lived four years, but before his
death could speak four languages.
Farquhar's Scold.
Farquhar, the dramatist tbougbt he
was marrying a rich, talented nnd
amiable girl and wben asked about ber
declared tbat be bad got "a scold, wbo
carried ber wealth on her back and her
Intellect on ber tongue."
Crete.
Crete was.conquered by tbe Turks ln
1660, but has been lu rebellion practically ever since tbat date.
Hard knocks often help to make the
man, but be will encounter plenty of,
them without purposely getting ln th«l
way of the rock ea It comea rolling
down the hli>- ' I
The Bright Side.
"Oh. tbls poverty!" wept tbe beautiful wife wben her shifty eyed husband
came home. "The gas and electric companies bave shut off their service because you bsve not paid their bills."
"Well, we can nse caudles," consoled
tbe husband.
"And tbe telephone company bas disconnected our Instrument because we
owe It two months' rental"
"So much the better. If any one
tries to ring us up to spend the evening with un, they will think wo are not
at home."—judge.	
The Last of His Legion.
Apostolos MawTogenis, the last oi
the Greek champions of liberty of
1821, has died at the age of 114. Maw-
rogenis was born at Piraeus in 1792,
and on account of the cruelty of the
Turkish Government had to flee with
his parents to Italy, where he later
studied medicine. When the war of
independence started he formed a legion of the Greeks studying in Italy
and with it served under the command of the great Kolokotrom. He
continued in the army lor forty-five
years and retired aa surgeon general.
It is estimated that 3.000 marriages
are  daily   performed   throughout  the
THE BUTLER'S  PANTRY,
What It Should Contain and How M
Should Be Kept
In constructing the butler's pantry II
ls hardly possible to have too -much
shelf room for placing the dL_hes aa
tbey are removed from the table. It Is
a good plan to bare two sinks side by
side, one for washing and one for tins-
[ Ing the dishes. Tbey should be well
flushed every two or three dnys with
boiling water and washing soda. Tbls
will keep the pipes free from grease.
All racks for bauglng towels should
be of nickel. Theu there Is no danger
of rusting. Be sure there ls plenty of
light ln the pantry.
A competent maid will be particular
about keeping the. butler's pantry
clean, wiping off tbe gluss doors and
shelves and polishing all nickel fixtures. The drawers holding table
linen need not be cleaned as often as
those In wblcb the crumb scraper, carving utensils, etc., are kept. Tbe silver drawer should be provided with *
targe, neatly fitted pad of canton flannel. Tbe dust may be frequently
shaken from this, and the silver should
be laid hi it in an orderly fashion-
knives ln one part forks lu another
and tablespoons and teaspoons being
kept separate to.save time ln serving.
Tablecloths should be folded as little
as possible and require a large drawer. The napkins and doilies should
occupy a separate drawer. AU linen
uot in constant use may be kept in the
linen closet or highboy.
Canton flannel bags for covering the
broom to use In dusting hardwood
floors, chamois and neatly hemmed
cheesecloth dusters should be kept in
another drawer. Shelves painted white
are much better than those covered
witb oilcloth and are easily kept clean.
—New York Post
A FLANK OF  BEEF.
The Possibilities For the Cook of Thit>
Cut of Meat.
Purchase a whole flank. Remove the
fat and render aB lard. When slightly
cool add a balf pint of olive oil and
run it into a pall. This makes a very
superior article for cooking purposes.
Cut a strip across the flank, roll tightly, tie well with grocers' twine and boll
uutil tender. Wben cold cut iu very
thin slices.
Cut away the thickest of the remainder of- flank and put through a food
chopper wltb a few slices of salt pork.
Season with pepper aud salt aud shape-
Into small flat cakes. Brown some butter tn a frying pan and lay bi tlic-
i-akes. Wheu brown on one side turn,
and brown on tbe ether; tben cover
the pan and cook ten minutes on top of
the stove.
Put tbe pieces of bone and remaining
pieces of meat Into a kettle witb cold
water. Put over the fire and boll until
well cooked. Remove tbe bone and cut
the meat fine. Return the meat to the-
kettle, with one onion minced fine and
one cupful of macaroni broken In smalt
bits. Cook until tbe macaroul ls soft
(about half nu hour). Add half a can.
of tomatoes or an equal quantity of
fresh ones peeled and sliced. Season-
wltb salt and pepper and serve hot
HOUSEHOLD   HINTS.
Go over tbe zinc under the stove.
once a day with a cloth dampened
with kerosene, and lt will alwuys be-
bright
Sandpaper will clean suede leather,
undressed or "ooze" calfskin bags.
Rubbing the sandpaper lightly over
these leathers makes the article equal
to new.
If dust cloths have to be bought
cheesecloth is the beat material for tbe
purpose. Three-quarters of a yard 1*
ample for each cloth, and they should
be hemmed.
Wheu cleaning brass add a little-
methylated spirit to whatever polish,
you may be using. It not ouly helps to
remove stains, but also prevents the
brass from tarnishing again so quickly.
A roomy bag, Its mouth kept open by
a ring of wire, b a convenience t»
hang on tbe frame of tbe sewing machine. Into this receptacle all snip*
nnd scraps may be dropped while at
Work and much picking up of litter
thereby saved.
Like n Mo.qullo.
Patience—That Miss Altow reminds-
me of a mosquito.
Patrice—Why, bow rldl'.-lously funny!
Patience—Well, she does. She goesi
rlgbt on singing, whether people tnlk
or not—Yonkers Stntespian.
Shaving.
The eurllest reference to shaving ls>
found lu the fourteenth verse of the-
forty-first chapter of Genesis.
Cold Country Animals.
Anlmnls thut live ln cold countries
have n warm inntting of wool or flue
fur underneath their hairy coats, no.
thut they are almost perfectly protected from tlie cold. Tbls wool usually
falls off In summer.
The Longest Mile.
The longest mile Is the Hanover—%.
It Is lL&ee yards. THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
FAILING EYESIGHT
AND TORPID LIVER.
Good Sight and Good Health Returned when
tho Liver was Set Right by
DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.
To persons who have not considered
tho relationship of eyesight to general
health this letter will prove especially
interesting.
Mrs. A. R. Price, Nose Creek, Calgary, Alta., writes: "I write to tell
you how highly we think ot Dr. Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills, for they are unsurpassed for torpid liver, constipation,
and kidney troubles. My husband
derived great benefit from Dr. Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills a couple ot years
ago when he was feeling depressed
and regularly out of sorts. His eyesight was failing and the lamplight
hurt his eyes so he could not read at
all and had made up his mind to see
an oculist.
"I advised him to try Dr. Chase's
Kldney-Llver Pills, thinking he was
suffering from torpid liver. He did
so and after using less than two boxes
his eyesight entirely returned and
he felt quite well again. We would
never  be   without   these pills  ln   the
house and I cannot speak too highly
of them."
Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills are
marvelously prompt and certain as a
cure for sluggish action of the liver.
While awakening the liver they also
regulate the bowels and invigorate the
kidney  action.
In this way the filtering and excretory systems are thoroughly cleansed
of all poisonous Impurities and the
cause of pain, sickness and suffering
removed.
In every family there Is need of just
such a medicine as Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llver Pills to cure constipation,
backache, biliousness, Indigestion and
prevent dangerous and fatal diseases
of the kidneys and bowels. One pill a
dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers,
Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. To
protect you against Imitations thi
portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.
Chase, the famous receipt book author,
are   on   every   box.
Announcement was made at the last
m inthly meeting of the British Astronomical association that the next return of Halley's comet might be looked for on May 16, 1910.
The merits of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup as a sure remedy for coughs
and colds a're attested by scores who
know its power in giving almost iu-
stant relief when the throat is sore
with coughing and the whole pulmonary region disordered in consequence.
A bottle of this world-famed Syrup
will save doctor's bills and a great deal
of suffering. Price _!S cents, at all
dealers.
London flower girls, who make a preen ions living selling cut flowprs at
the street cornels, may have their one
day's credit system, which shopkeepers
allow them,  abolished.
Chinese Pirates.
When Chinese pirates art ceught and
convicted they speedily pay the p-i-
alty of their crimes. A newspaper of
the far east publishes this bit of news:
"Seven of the pirates who took part ln
the attack on the river steamer Suln-
am\ wer a beheaded ln Canton. The
prisoners were brought on to the
ground ln baskets, from which they
were Immediately released. They were
then made to kneel ln a row. Promptly
on the stroke of 12 the executioners
took up tbelr positions In front of the
doomed men and cut off tbelr heads ln
very quick succession, to the accompaniment of toud shouts from the Chinese spectators."
SCHOOLS VERSUS CRIME.
Elementary Schools  In Great Britain
Reduce Number of Criminals.
Since the year 1870 millions of
money have been spent on elementary
schools in Great Britain. Have the
great results which were then anticipated been realized? It is very
pleasant to note that the highest hopes
of promoters of education thirty years
ago  are  accomplished facts to-day.
In 1670 there were 30,000 people in
jail, nearly 6,000 more than there had
been ten years before. Now, though
the population of the United Kingdom has increased by over fifty per
cent., we have to-day only some 20,-
000 people in prison. That this good
effect is due to our elementary schools
is strongly suggested by the following table:
1870. Present day.
Population 22,500,000   34.000.000
Number of persons
under sixteen in
prison, reformatories, etc       11,73s 2,321
Total per 100,000
of the population 52 7
Photographs, again, will point out
the improvement that has been
brought about in Council School children's appearance.
W_ere, in 1870, we saw forbidding
little semi-savages, we now see clean,
neat children, with happy and intelligent in.ee;,.
Welsh Rabbit
It Is almost Impossible to serve a second portion of Welsh rabbit on account
of its becoming tough as soon as it
cools. To prevent this stir a beaten
egg Into what remains, cover It closely
and reheat over a small flame, using
the hot wnter pan. If stirred up and
cooked a moment It will be found quite
as good as when first made.
THE
lETALUt
ROOflNfi
Company limited
"Eastlake11
Steel Shingles
Toronto,
The never failing medicine, Hnllo
wav's Corn Cure, removes all kinds oi
corns, warts, etc.; even the most dim
cu't to remove cannot withstand this
wonderful remedy.
Women are to be appointed to the
polico force of Ghent, Belgium, according to Chief of Police Von Meser-
mael.
s/Von-alcoholic
Sarsaparilla
If you think you need a tonic,
ask your doctor. If you think
you need something for your
blood, ask your doctor. If you
think you wouid like to try
Ayer's non-alcoholic Sarsaparilla, ask your doctor. Consult him often. Keep in close
touch with him.
A
W* publUh our'formulae
tiers
m     Wt b.nlsh Alcohol
,_   from our meili-lusi
W. urge yoa ko
consult your
doctor
Ask your doctor to name some of the
results of constipation. H is long list will
begin with sick-headache, biliousness,
dyspepsia, tbin blood', bid skin. Tben
ask him if he would recommend your
using Ayer's Pills.
—IMS by Ul*3. O. A,** Ce., Lowell, «_....—
You have heard of biscuits—and
read ofbiscuita—and eaten biicuiti—
but you don't know biscuits—until
you try Mooney'i Perfection Cream
Sodas. They are everything that
the ideal biscuits should be.
The air-tight, moiature - proof
package brings them to you fresh,
crisp, inviting.
. Practically every grocer in Canada
hu MOONEY'S. Youri will get
them If you ask.   In I tc 3 lb. pkgs.
Mills
I PERFECTION
r {% §S8Wai
R, ''  HOONEr KIICUT » C..MDY   C*
Balloon Hopo.
A New York concern has begun the
manufacture of a specially made rope
for balloon purposes. One prominent
aeronaut has given It an order for G0,-
000 feet. Heretofore these explorers
of the faithless upper regions have
been compelled to Import the rope
needed for their excursions. Tbe kind
now being made In America Is hand
spun from the finest Italian fiber and
laid up witb the utmost care so as to
produce tbe greatest possible tenslls
strength wlfh * rolnlmuri welrbt
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
BE YOUR OWN BOSS. Little Capital Required. Will —iid you for $1.00, 21) Formulas nnd Processea—(regular price $3.00) —
any one of which may make you a small fortune. Many are especially valuable to Farmers.
Tliey include Mirror Alaking—renovating old
Mirrors—Brightening old gilt frames—making Imitation Stained (ita-S. To make Good
Paint for about one cent a pound. Fireproof
Composition for Roofs—How to Fatten Calves
—Hunter's Secret for Catching Gaini—Secret
Art Catching Fish—Also Chinese Method of
Catching Fish—Arabian Cliurm for Training
Horses. Many Veterinary Formulas invaluable
to every horse and stock owner. To make
Old Apple Trees Young, and many others'—
KAY  & CO.,  1122 Caxton Bid;..  Chicago.
Whales.
About 1,500 whales are killed yearly.
Each yields on an average over 2,000
gallons of oil.
Broken China.
Broken china may be mended by
brushing the edges with white lead,
such as painters use. Press the pieces
together and tie them in place and
leave two or three days to dry.
The World's  Greatest Library.
The library of tbe British museum,
which now contains between 3,000,000
and 4,000,000 volumes, ls without exception the largest ln the world, the
only one which approaches It In shoeing the Bibllotheque Nationale, Par-
Is, and it ls Interesting to note that for
the accommodation of this immense
number of books upward of forty-
three miles of shelves are required.
The Ark.
The description of the ark, as given
ln the Scriptures, makes the vessel
about 450 feet in length, 75 feet lu
breadth and 45 feet In depth, proportions similar to those now in use for
great vessels.
Lourenco Marquez.
Lourenco Marquez ls the only good
li'irlinr on 1,000 miles of the east coast
of Africa.
■     v-*	
Japan Is Getting On.
According to Japanese papers, a
syndicate, headed by Oshiro Manyu,
has made arrangements to flpat a
joint stock company, with a capital
of 300,000 yen, to construct a floating
pleasure hall and hotel for location
in the most picturesque portion, of
Tokio bay. It is proposed to build
great seven decked vessel, about 400
Feet in length and thirty-two feet in
breadth, with provision for restaurants, hotel accommodation, dining
halls, conservatories, an aquarium,
sea bathing, etc. It is intended that
the vessel shall be connected with the
land by a long pier, visitors being
thus able to go direct on board from
their jinrikisha.
STKATrOltO    CHHHOt
Gravity—A stratagem invented to
coneenl lack of intellect.
Eccentric—A term applied to those
svhom we cannot afford to call fools.
Temper—Something that at once
gets the best of a man and betrays
the worst of him.
Wisdom—That which is greater than
gold, provided it is our wisdom and
some other person's gold.
Sour Grapes—A kind of disagreeable fruit we would rather taste ourselves than have some one else reach
A genuine Cashmere shawl requires
the fleece of ten goats and takes
three men six months to make.
BABY'S  DOCTOR
"With a box of Baby's Own Tablets on hand I feel lust as safe as if
I had a doctor in the house." this
is the experience of Mrs. John Young,
Auburn, Ont. Mrs Young adds:—
"I have used the Tablets for teething and other troubles of childhood
and have never known them to fail.
Hundreds of other mothers are Just
as enthusiastic in their praise. Colic,
Indigestion, diarrhoea, worms, con
stipation and other llttle ills are
speedily cured by this medicine. It
ls absolutely safe—alwavs does good
—cannot possibly do harm, and you
have the guarantee of a government
analyst that the Tablets contain no
opiate or poisonous soothing stuff.
Sold by medicine dealers or by mall
at 25 cents a box from The Dr.
Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,
Ont.
FOR THE
ROOF
There's Truest Economy
;.        In choosing ____
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"EASTLAKE"
METALLIC
SHINGLES
Thay last Indefinitely.
Ar* firs, lightning, rust and
leak-proof.
Fit together perfectly by means
of their special patented side
lock, can't possibly work apart
And are. mora quickly and
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on tha market
Galvanized " Eastlakes "
are heavily coated on BOTH sides
with sll the galvanizing material
that wl!! adhere to them.
Painted "Eastlakes" ara
thoroughly covered on both sides
with reliable paint
" Eastlakes "have been tested
by years of service in all climates,
everywhere giving thorough, lasting satisfaction.
Write and let us give you further information.
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HEAD OFFICE   -  TORONTO-
Serpent  Fange.
When a serpent is about to strike nn
Intended victim he raises his hend,
Jaws distended nnd fangs protruding,
With lightning rnpidity he directs the
fangs to the point of attack. The fangs
are hollow muscular tissue growing
Trom two glands placed ou either side
of the head.
A turtle died the other day In Zoo
logical   Ga'rdens,   London,   which     was
thought to be at least 350 years old.
Your Doctor
Can cure your Cough or Cold,
. no question about that, but—
why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking: him up,
and then of having his prescription
filled, when you can step into any
drug store in Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURB
for a quarter.
Why pay two to five dollars
when a twenty-five cent«
bottle of SHILOH will cure yoa
as quickly T
Why not do as hundreds of
i thousands of Canadians hava
done for the past thirty-four
years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold
appears.
SHILOH will cure you, and all
druggists back up this statement
i     with a positive guarantee.
The next   time you have   a .
Cough or Cold core It with
SHILOH
State of Ohio, City of Toledo.
Lucas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
la senior partner of the Arm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business In the city
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,
and that said firm will pay the sum of
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and
every case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by tha use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J.   CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1888. A W. GLEASON,
(Seal.) Notary  Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure ls taken Internally
and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for
testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY  A CO..  Toledo. O.
Sold by all  Druggists, 7"io.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
Parsley.
In ancient Greece the parsley was a
funeral plant, and there was a tradition that It grew best In cemeteries.
I was  cured  of  Acute   Bronchitis  by
MINARD'S   LINIMENT.
Bay of Islands.    J. M. CAMPBELL.
I  was  cured  of  Facial   Neuralgia  by
MINARD'S   LINIMENT.
Springhill,  N.S.        WM.   DANIELS.
I was  cured  of Chronic   Rheumatism
by   MINARD'S   LINIMENT.
Albert Co.,  N.B.      GEO.  TINGLEY.
An immense natural cave of great
beauty has ueen uiscoveied underlying
th.ee of the piincipal sheets of Cou-
stantine,  Algeria.
Miiiard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.
About   4,400     stags   are   killed     annually on the Scottish moors.
PASTOR AND PEOPLE
PRAISE
PSYCHINE
(PRONOUNCED 51-KEEN)
- Marvellous and Triumphant Record
of Victory Over Disease.
No medicine has ever effected as large
a number of wonderful and almost mar*
vellous cures ss Psychine. It has hsd one
continuous record of victories over diseases of the throat, chest, lungs and stomach.
Where doctors hay* pronounced eases
incurable from consumption and other
wasting diseases Psychine steps tn and
rescues num bei less people even from th*
very verge of the grave. Coughs, Golds,
Catarrh, Bronchitis, Chills, NlghtSweata
La Grippe, Pneumonia, and other like
troubles, all of which are forerunners of
Consumption, yield quickly to the cur*,
tive powers of Psychine.
Mrs. Campbell, one ol the many cured,
makes.the following statement:
I cannot refrain from tailing all  who mffer
at my remarkable recovery with Piyohlno    In
 '» heavy cold which settled
v, ui/ _c-_.E-._u__iie recovery i
April. 1903,1 caught a heavy
.-,—, .—.,._..,_,, _„,,j  -um .men aetuoa
oa my lunn snd gradually led to eonsmnpUon.
>uld not aleep, waa subject to night sweat*
Icou
Electro Magne's.
Joseph Henry was the first to construct electro magnets in a useful
form. In 18.12. ut tlie Albany academy,
he succeeded in riuging n bell over n
mile of wire.
Burns
A slight bum of Urn area Ii often
won-.- than a deep email one. Tho flrit
thlng to do li to exolude tha air. Com
the bum with cotton batten and aatu-
rate that with the alwaj* read7 relief,
JuHNJ-ffiiKfr
Be more the cotton Id a fow minute.
and smear with vaseline, and dust with
talcum powder or flour. Occasionally
ley oner thla a cloth wet with Liniment.
35 oents, thrno time, aa much 50 oenta.
I.». JOHN&ON S, oo., Doiton, "*"■„,
They Drive Pimples Away.—A face
covered with pimples Is unsightly, It
tells of internal irregularities whicli
Bhould long since have been corrected.
The liver and the kidneys are not performing their functions in the healthy
way they should, und these pimple's
are to let you know that the blood protests. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will
drive them all away, and will leave the
akin clear and clean. Try theni, and
there will be another witness to their
excellence.
-... . -,„.,,., -«_. -udjuu. lo lufiu sweats,
my lungs were ao dlacaaed, my doctor conXdered
me inourable. ».v. Mr. Mahaffy. Port Kgln
Presbyterian Church, recommended Dr. Blocum's
Psychine to me, when I wu living in Ontario.
Attar using_ Psychine for a short this f ate and
slept well, the night sweats and oongh eeeseC,
Months ago I stopped taklm. PlyoElne, aa 1 wu
perfectlyrestoredfo ho__ and today 8 never
felt better ln my We Pijohlne haa been a god-
eend to me. lf u. akdssw CmrasLL,
Cottonwood, H-W.».
PSYCHINE never disappoints.
PSYCHINE has no substitute.
There ia no other medicine "Justu
good."
At ail dealers, SOc, end $1.00 per tnttla.
fx if not write te
n t. a. slocoh, unitid, in mu st nr, torohtb
Dr. Roofs Kidney Pills ara a sura
and permanent cure for Rheumatism
Bright's Disease, Pain In the lack and
nil forms of Kidney Trouble.   25c pel
box, at all dealers. 	
I
W.    N.   U.    No.   631
THE  REALLY TASTY TOAST
For Breakfast, or Luncheon, Is    '   I"'.'. .
TRISCUIT
(Served with butter, cheese, or preserves, It Is more Nourishing than
bread, and more Toothsome than white flour toast. Unequalled and
Indispensable for light, qulok lunches in winter weather.
TRISCUIT  Is the  wafer   of   the equally   wholesome  shredded  whole
wheat  BISCUIT
All Grocers.     Send for the " Vital Questions Cook Book," prepaid.
CANADIAN  SHREDDED WHEAT CO., LIMITED,
32 CHURCH STREET, TORONTO. THE ADtROC-i-TE, VA_f COUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA;
£________!
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(Established April 8,1898.)
Omtnani 3io 0 Westminster avonue.
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Sle of "_lte Advocate" ia kept tor
visitors. ■	
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^Uibaeription $1 a year  payable  in
Advance.
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Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. 0.,  Mat 28, 1907.
Much dissatisfaction and disappoint
pjftut, is expressed by the Clerks ia the
*K>re8i whose Wednesday half-holiday
Jiaai been denied tfeem this year, and as
(imp-—sation the merchants have de
ridedto close at S p.m. Saturdays
■'-rtainly the two or one-and-a-half
Viour on Saturday is poor exchange for
the balf holiday giveu last year If all
•ni-chants would unite and close every
Wednesday afternoon the public would
.-income accustomed to it, and the girls
'itxA men who jstaud long weary hours
to serve their employers and the public
lu-ve a .chance to enjoy the half days
. -.uting. One little girl said "I have not
ween to church for so many Sundays.
J am so tired J can only rest' up for
Monday." If this girl Aad a mid-week
•rip to the Park or tbe Bay it would
j-ast *nd refresh mind wi body.
Many merchants are quite willing to
v^rant the holiday if some who object
kill only agree to Joint., the movement
Ot kiudnessto those who make their
'.iiiBiuess a success by faithful service.
Important -News Items of the
Week.
The Eastern. Townships Press
Tii-ociation has adopted, rejiiol^iipns
jirotesting against. the - nw-'postal
rtgulatiws. The, reasons given ar.e
tint it aff«ts abput thirty per cent,
■oi their circulation in the border
Spwns of the New England states
;itid among former Canadians scat*,
icred throughout the rejwbJic; in-
-sufficient notice; the injurious effect
upon the repatriation movement,
and the .discrimination is creates
igainst country readers, who can-
.iot, like those in cities, obtain their
publications through news dealers,
' The plague throughout India for1
■Hve six .weeks ending May 11
reached the apaliing total of 451,-
J.92. In the Punjab alone 286,777,
■-feathj* occurred.
' The G_ T, P. has donated $5,000
tf«i}.the funds of the Western Canada
Immigration association.
Three Socialists were arrested in
Toronto on Saturday night last for
attempting to harangue a crowd on
jDundas street.
With even more pomp ..and ceremony than attended his first presentation to the officials on the day
e*)i his birth, Alfonso, Prince of the
A'sturias. wasfoap.Jsed May 18 in the
*5--.vate chapel of the royal palace;
iii the presence of the royal family,
*he state and court officials, the representatives of the foreign powers
rfnd a host of grandees, heads of the
virions Spanish orders and other
important personages. He was
spi.sicned Alfonso Pio Cristino Ed-
<W>Ao FraiKijpo GuiUermo Carlos
Jfye ique Fernando Antonio.
Mr, James A. Moore of Seattle,
iwfc... is largely intefeste-J in rich
mlm >1 land of the west coast of
Hr h Columbia, has decided to
'p on an extensive scale the
ines of Texada Island, which
been idle for many years.
■ a few weeks a large force
1 will be put to work quarrying the are, which will be shipped
ftpm (iillies Bay, where a deep-
<vatei   vharf is being built, to the
of the Longshoremen's Union and
a labor'committee of the Puget
Sound Shipping association May
20, a compromise was reached in
settlement of the longshoremen's
strike. The men had been drawing
40 cents an hour for straight time
and 50 cents for overtime, and were
offered 40 cents and GO cents by the
shippers. This was at fin>t refused,
but yesterday the men agreed to
accept 45 cents and 60 cents, and
agreed to the open shop policy of
tlie shippers.
The National Manufacturers' Association of die United States has/
decided to raise $1,500,000 to fight
labor unions.
The mayor of Enderby caused
quite a sensation at the Methodist
Conference in Vernon by stating
in his address on Temperance and
Moral Reform that the outlook was
not very bright when, in Vancouver, the first city of the province,
four members of an official board
of a pronv.- nt Methodist church
had, as ■ •. 1 vent.re, purchased a saloon. [
Sir Joseph Payrer, physician extraordinary to King Edward, is
dead.
The young meu iu the vicinity of
Eighteenth uridine, common I' .-ulled
"Dogtown," feajre organiz- d Bi -ball
Teas)—the "Dogtown In l-i-s "
Captain., Fred Dtjttweiler; Se '' •" ;s.,
Oliff Hoyt: Mascot, Ralph • idall f
Umpire, Michael McGuiptip.
 ^o:	
The member? of the Can
of Chosen Friends held  a   rail
local  Oddfellows'   Hall  on
evening    The Attendance fn
city Councils was large, aud tb
address by the Grand Org tij7
Campbell,  filled  tiie   memb
renewed enthusiasm for tbi> 1;
Mr. J. H. Allmau has its 4.
leadership of the Mt. Plei'sn •
Church Choir.   Mr. Allmau jpj
uiusiciil voice, m..ql lias made
mt^iGiwd voioe cultuie.   M§S*i
acted as chairman nt the com   1
Oddfellows' Hall on   R-Oodai
aad he  sang a solo  which   «
appreciated.
.Irder
in the
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Ting
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with
the
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—'•The Advocate" is always |
to receive (from Its res'lex-i am i!
local interest sucb as notices 111
visiting on Mt. Pleasant or Ol
residents viBiting outside pni>i<
social affairs, church and kid;v
births, niarriaees, etc.
■used
■. ■ s of
euple
Jiica)
8, all
news,
The Advocate is the best itilvi rtisinji
medium where it circulates. T"l     1405
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cence as master ol steam
-nd a severe censure «om-
■ punishment mjHed out t"
":il Francke beea-use of the
I b IWJ liner Dak-ii -»n (hi
,'-tjMiVit. March.
mSui£, ^ween A'%x^'.'
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The Modesty of Wow-a
Ktturally makes them shrink from the
Indelicate questions, the obnoxious ex-
«D_Iu_tion«, and nnpleasont local treat.
meats, which some physicians consider
essential in the treatment of diseases ot
women. Yet, if help cab be-had, It Is
better to submit to thia ordoul than let
tbe disease grow and spread. The trouble
la that so often the woman undergoes all
tha annoyance and shame for nothing.
Thousands of women who have been
cared by Dr. *_*le[oe'i Favorite Prescrlp-
tloa write In appreciation of the oure
which dispenses with ths examlnatlona
and looal treatments. There la no other
medicine so sure and sate for delicate
women a* "Favorite Prescription.*' It
cures debilitating drains, irregularity and
icaialo weakness. It always helps. It
Almost always euros. It l> strictly non-
-tlaoholls, non - secret, all Its ingredients
being printed on Its bottle-wrapper; con*
ttalns no deleterious or habit-form Ing
drugs, aad every native medicinal root
entering late IU composition has the full
endorsement of those most eminent In the
several schools of medical practioe. Some
tt these numerous apd strongest of pro.
tensions) endorsements of Its Ingredients,
Will be (ound in a pamphlet wrapped
around the bottle, also In a booklet mailed
free on request, by Dr. H. V, Pierce, of
"Buffalo, N. Y, These professional endorsements should have far more pelght
than any amount of the ordinary lay, or
nori-proI-widii.il testimonials.
The most Intelligent women now-a-days
Insist on knowing what tbey take as medicine instead of opening their mouths like
.a lot ot young birds and gulping down
whatever Is offered them. "Favorite Prescription " it Ot KNOWN COMPOSITION.    It
makes  weak  women   strong   aud   slek
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here iu Vancouver by men .of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?   Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C.    .     Tel. 4-9
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your house.
Births.
McB_e.~-Born to Mr. and Mrs. O. C.
McRae,   Eleventh  aveune,   May 18th,
a son.
McLeod.—Born to Mr. and Mia. J. S.
McLeod, 2046 Westminster avenae, May
21st, a daughter x
Vilbs—Boru to Mr. and M«. Wm,
Viles, 107 Lome street, Mif 20th, a
daughter,
Died.—On May 22d, iniaut son of Mr,
and Mrs. O. C. McRae.
FINE LOTS in South Vancouver;
160.00 cash; price $150.00.—Mrs. R.
Whitoey, "The Advocate" Offlce, 2450
Westminster avenue.
Subscribers are requested to report
any carelessness in the delivery of this
paper.
THE ADVOCATE
is only $1.00 a year,
**0c for 6 months,
25c for 8 months.
BE CONTENTED.
Then let us, one and all, be contented with our lot;
The June is here this mornin' and
the sun is shining hot.
O, let us fill our hearts up with
the glory of the day,
And banish every doubt and care
and sorrow far away.
Whatever be our station, with Providence fer guide,
Sich fine circumstances ort to make
us satisfied;
For the world is full of roses, and
the roses full of dew.,
And the dew is full of heavenly
love that drips fer me and you.
—James Whitcomb Riley.
 40 _
With the dawn of each new day
cultivate the habit of determination. Do some one thing that will
in time make your presence felt in
the world. You may possibly not
accomplish this in a day, a week or
even a year, but the little things we
do each day are what actually count
and in time will aggregate a total
of great value. '
Mt. Pleasant
Lodges,
I. O. /O. F.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge _No. 1!) meets overy
Tuesday-at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—Stanley Morrison.
Recording Secretary—H. Patterson, 120 Tenth avenne, east.
LADIES OF THE MACCABEEB.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regnlar
Reviow 2d an., lth Tunsdnyh of each
month in Knights of Pythias Hall
Westmiuster avenue.
Visitiug Ladies always welcome,
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipfeon,
25 Tenth avouue, east.
Lady Recorder Keeper—Mrs. Butolimt,
corner Eleventh and Manitoba.
L. O. L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L.,
No. 1842, meets the 1st nnd
3d Thursday of each month,
at 8 p. nt, in the K. of P.
Hall
All     visiting    Brethren
cordially welcome.
J. Martin, W. M.,
121 ».'iuth aveuue, east,
Samuel Moore, Rec. SecV-,
South Vancouver PostoAce,
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mondays of each mouth at 8 p. m., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Chief Ranobr—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretaby—M. J. Crehan,
387 Princess Htreet, City,
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Oum.
mings, "Advooate" Offlce, Mt. Pleasant.
CANADIAN  ORDER   OF  OHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Council, No. 911a, meets
everv 2d and 4th  Thursdays of each
month,   in  I   O. O. F:,   Hall, Westminster aveuue.
Sojourning Friends always welcome
E. R. Flewwelling, Chief Conneillor
'.!.*>— Ontario street.
Mrs. 0. G. Kinnie, Recorder
ills Seventh  avenue, east.
9000000000000000000*
•0.000000**000.*000000000000000000000> 90000000000000000000000000
women well
Dr. P'
on receipt of stamps to pay expense of
mailing o»to. Btoid to Dr. H. V. Pierce
Buffslo, B.X., 31'oiie-riMit stamps for pa
lerce'a Mafllcal Advisor It sent fret
pt of stamps to pi
osrtjfc   fltoid to Dr. H. V. Pierce,
per-«ortr«d, or 90 atmopa for cloth-bound.
If tick eonaiilfMie Roctnr, free of rhmje
by letter, ■ All *,,»k«viiiniinlrations nre
held sacredly cr    &_> ,l.il.
Dr. Pinrcus I'i   -w   I'nllelf Invlirori'te
Mil ir*fc»--I« #W.   -h,   a. -I' J1V- iunrnim.
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Two 26-ft. lots, % block from
miuster avenue, $650.
West-
Corner, 50x100, Niuth avenue, $8,000.
Property on    Westminster   avenne.
bringing a rental of $160 per month.
2 8S-ft. lots. 9-roomod House, orchard
small fruit,.. $8,650
Beantifnl «-room   House,  gas and
electric light, convenient to our;
Thirteeuth aveuue.
Lot  36x182   ou Westminster   avenue
two»storey building, ip flue condition ; leased for 2 yeajrs; title perfect,     Prioe     *lrf.000.
One lot, 25x120, on Westminster aveune; price $500, $000 *owu,
balance on e^sy terms..
Sin'oom house ou Howe Afreet, $1.200
cash, balauco ou easy terms.
Leits (corner!  West—inster  avenue,
Wis 1112; price $8,600, ierms.
Howe Sound
143 Aores
Crown iGraut Land.
Hnlf mile wafer-front.
Heacfily timbered—fir and cedar.
$3mO00
Cash $1,000.   Will exchange
for oity property.
$4,500
Buys 44-ft. on Westmineter
aveuue. Good business
property.     Increasing    iu
value   all   the   time.
__,—^-^s™,—_—-
Ohoice Acres near city; suitable to
*_^ subdivide;  good   buy;,   favorable
terms.
$500 Buys
u lot 25x122 ou Westminster
aveuue, near city limits.
$200 cash.
$1 500
bnys a flue lot on Lome streot.
The finest locution ou this street.
Buy now before the price goes
»p; $800 cash, balance tl end 13.
LOTS on FOURTEENTH
Avenue
$ii00n_d $600 each—half cash.
The** lots aro .high aud level.
Your Property jvit'-i
Mrs. R. Whitney, . 2450 ! Westmiuster
aveuue, "Advocate" Office.
Mrs. R.Whitney
2450 Westminster ave.
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Local Items.
Capt. Thos. and Mrs. Sa«r«t
"have moved into their new home
jjust finished ifSn Tenth ayenitf
___j ;o:	
Mrs.   (Capt.)   Wm.    MeKenzie    of
iSeventh  avenue,  Fairview,   will  not
receive again nntil October.
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Miss Somerville of Teuth avenue, left
Wednesday fer Victoria a«d othej
points on the <Islaud, visiting frieuds;
Aud will be avf*j_y two wecfau
me*—:o: k—
Thompson's Dream of Witch Haw-—
(bust for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleasant M. A. W. Drug Store,
. :o:———
At the -annual session of the
(British Columbia Methodist Con*
fanence at Vernon this week, it was
4-cided that the conference next
ytcar should meet in the new Mount
Pleasant Methodist church.
—NOTICE.—
-Personal notices of visitors on
fltt. Pleasant, or of Mt- Pleasant
;peopi!e who visit other cities, also all
/ocal social affairs are gladly received
J>y "Tl>e Advocate."
-SOUTH VANCOUVER COUNCIL.
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Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
tm Best in the Wo»l_. Drop
ns a posit card asking for *
Cat*lqgue of Premiums to be
had ftsee for Ro*>- Crow*
Soap Wrappers.
ROMl CROWN S0AP CO.
VANCOUVER, B,C.
Keeler's
Nursery
for Flowers, «hoice Pot Plants m
variety, Ornamentai Trees and
Flowering Shrubs, also a choice lot
of Privet for hedges. Vou wifl find
my prices reasonable.
-nrsery & Greenhouses,  corner of
Fifteenth aud Westminster avenues.
The Cheapest Place in the City.
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TIMBER LI    MOCS*
The South Vancouver council
.had an easy meeting Saturday last,
(the 18th, as nothing of gjreat importance was down for discussion.
Reeve Rae presided and others present were Councillors Rea, Pound,
Colbeck and Almas, and Clerk Walter.
Among the communications received was oue from the city of
Vancouver relating to the rocking
pi Sixteenth avenue from district
jot 301 to Ontario street and from
Bridge to Laurel street, and this
•msis received. Arrangements will
foeniade right away.
Mr. Alexander Mitchell of the
.■Stanley Park Livery wrote corn-
naming of the dangerous hill on
the cemetery road—the first one
.after leaving Westminster road- He
pointed out that one of his hacks
was upset there recently and he
.thought something should be "done.
The council decided to write him
and point out that he had corn-
gained to the wrong people, for the
hill in question is in 301 and out-i
side .the municipality.
The condition of Sixteenth av-.
.enuc again came up in a letter from'
Mr. John Anderton, who keeps thej
Eburne dairy. He said that for the
last three months it had cost him'
.quite a sum to keep his mijk wagon
.in repair owing to the bad state of
■the road, and the council decided to
repair the road immediately,
Tfee municipality of Burnaby Sl*
.quired Whether it would meet the
yiews of the South Vancouver
.council to appoint the mayor of
Westminster a$ trustee to hold /J_e
.deeds of the mater grant on Seyr
.-liiour -Creek for the three municipalities,  and   the   council  decided  it
would,-
A communication was received
from the Hon. F. Gourdeati, deputy.
minister of marine and fisheries,
.stating jthat he had received appUca-'
{dons from Messrs. Z. S.impson, C,
T, Dunbar and William Godfrey for
grants of foreshore in English Bay,
Tlie minister asked whether acceding to the application would in any
Avav interfere with navigation, ojr
;if the .council knew of any reason
why Che applications should not be
complied with.
The communication was laid
oyer.
A petition was received from the
property owners on Twenty-third
avenue asking itfiat in the event of
the piopcrrty lying, east being sub-
•divided, ithe .council would appro.
fficient lard for a street
■citing with Twenty-third
tminster avenues, also be-
ic easft corners of Twenty-
ul Twenty-second avenues,
ion was filed.
'■ sf ion of getting a proper
upoly
NOTI£!_E is hereby given that thirty
dnys after date, I intend to apply to the
Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works, for a e(*M>>aJ License to cut
and cany away timber from the following described lands situated iu Sayward
Distriot: North Rendezvous Island,
situate betweeu North-end of Read and
ftaza I_*uud, and containing G4(t acres
more or tess.
Fred JJej»«an.
Read Island, April «0, 1907.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply ito the
Hon Chief Commis sooner of Isands and
Works ti»r a special license to out and
carry away timber from the following
described lauds fituate iu Sayward
District, Oortez Island: Commencing
at a post planted about two mites South
of the mouth of Vondonop Creek,. ou
North t_ore of a _alt lagoon, marked
W., aud xhence sixty chains east, thence
twenty .chains smith, thence south to
to shore of Salt lagoon, thence along
shore ito place of commencement, and
containing by .admeasurement 040
acres more or less.
E. W. W*-_e.
Read Island, April 2«th, 1907.
List your
I* U TS f®m
Sale witn
>
Mrs* R. WHITNEY
*>*ADVOCATE"
Office.
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Lacrosse.
If* tfce opening senior lacrosse
ganve of the seasow the Mount
Pleasaut Maple Leafs defeated the
Vancouver Seniors on .Saturday
last at Recreation Pa_rk. Though at
times it was a wt* afternoon, the
attendance was Jwge. The Mapje
Leafs .scored within thirty secouds
from the time the game opened,
and tfhe first quarter ended withKhe
score landing 4 to 2 in favor of
the Mount Pleasant team. At the
end of the second quaj-Jsr three
goals were added. In the third
quarter one more goal »-»s added,
and in the fourth quarter one more
was counted, making tjhe score at
the end of the .match 11 to 4 in
favor of the jMaple Leaf team.
The ball was kept within the vicinity of the Vancouver goal most of
the timf, and »*hen it got near the
Maple Leaf gcttl several times fJb&
boys bunched around .the go*) fa
the way the N#\y West*uii*tster team
has become famous for. Ed- Ravey
in the Leaf goal made some grand
stops, and proved himself the right
man for the •posiiio*.   The Murray
The Jfew Churcfc.
The new  Methodist church Is
rapidly roaring completion, and th*
carpenter-; will be through with
their work in another week. The
frescoing of the ceiling and walls
in the big auditoriuwi is progressing rapidly, All the work in the
basement portiop of the building is
practically finished. As one enters
at the present Sunday School entrance and turns to the left they
eome to a Urge hall; just opposite
the entrance to this hall is a doorway leading into the Primary class
room, on the right side of tne hall
near the entrance the library room
is situated, and it is provided with
a window for receiving and passing
out books. The hall wads towards
the rear of the building a short distance, and then turns to the left and
leads to a large room directly under
the big tower. This large room is
to be given oyer to the use of the
young men of the church. Just at
the turn in the hall is a wide doorway leading into the big dining-
room, which seats at least three
hundred; at the north end of the
dining-room is situated a large
kitchen, provided with a long cupboard with glass doors, also a window for passing out the refreshments. At the southwest corner of
the basement is situated the ladies'
parlor, which is large and light.
Back of the big dining-room is the
official board room. There are two
toilet rooms on the basement floor.
Back of the jbig auditorium on the
first floor, which will seat 1500, is
the pastor's study, choir room, and
on the seconji story, back of the balcony, are three rooms for various
uses. There are many doors and
stairways throughout so that access
can be easily obtained to alj portions of the building. There are
a number of drinking taps placed
in the hajlways on the basement and
first floors, and also toilet conveniences. All-inT_H, no better **>
ffingenvatfs could he provided <fcin
have been made in this big new
church. The fine pews, ordered
from the east, have arrived and the
man in charge of them will begin
the placing of the pew(| $,£ soon as
possible. The big pipe organ is expected to arrive any day. The
-jpening it is anticipated will take
place the third Sunday in June.
When complete in every detail, the
church will represent an expenditure of $35,000.
The big Sunday School portion
now being used for church services
as well, is filled with large eongre
gations morning and evening, its
sealing capacity «f 750 being taxed
to the limit in the evenings. Tne
Sunday School attendance on Sun-
4ay afternoon last was 420, The
Sunday School has grown in nnfft
hers rapidly since nioying into the
fine new building.
The city authorities should put
down good sidewalks along T-j.nth
aw-d the ©ther streets leading to the
new building and make it convenient for the large number of people
attending (his djureh to have easy
access to it.
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The Big .Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. C.
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SPECIAL lines of     ,
DRVaOOD5for2S*SS
Just bought a big lot of Manufacturers' Samples of Ladies' Black and
Colored Moreen Underskirts at a  big discount.   Colors:  eardinul, .
navy, pink, reseda, wile, mauve, royal and Alice blues.
Ladies' Moreen y#derskirts worth $1.25 for 90c  each.
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Ladies' Summer UivJerves.s^TOur stoc% iu tbis tfifo is full aud mm-
pieto—with long sleoyes, short sleeves and uo sleeves; lace and crochet'.
tripj#ied right up to date; prices 10c, 12^c, 15c, 20c, 25c, 85c, SQe-ani)
up to $1.00 each. ,
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J. Horner,
139 Hastings street ee^t.
Between Westminster and Columbia aveijnes.
'phone 877
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also ACREAGE
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2450 Westminster ave,
is
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5-ropm Cottage on Manitoba
street, ebse to tf»mJ.to*
$500
CASH.
Balance MojntbJy Payw««ts,
Mrs, R, Whitney
$450 Westminster ayenue.
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and 'V,
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The
water
pt'osen I
Vaneo
'have t.. pon<J on w.ells, although
they !h .'• water right* .on S<2ymour
Creek.    Reeve was appointed
as a<r ; '. v.   i- ■   of flie eonncil to
confer j-iUi thi r   •.> of Richmond ;**90*''
imi'! FJ...'■ \.- pf 10 tti' be4 plan fojr
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Wowan's Hovts   Coni^anion.
The June Woman's Jfome. Companion readies th^ higlirwater nwrk
in the importance of its many departments. Grag-j Margaret Gould
contributes several pages deyot(-<d to
the latest fashions, notably an illustrated artiele .<*® the new iBncji
gowns i Evelyn Parso© writes of
lingerie waists and cedars • Margaret %. Sangster ,co»tinuf|S l*er
valuable talks witti niojherjsj Herbert D. Ward tr*ats of the medical
inspection of seliools, apd Anna S,
brothers as usual pjayed brilliant I Richardson, in her nidnljrjy depao-t-
lacrosse, and were w#!ll .sujworted ' ment "For the Girl Who Earns Her
bv the Morrison brothers, R, Ra-*:)','Own Lining," Mis how eQmmen.ee.
Arnold,    Ronan,    McKeown    and
Green.    The Maple Leaf boys are
playing a better combination game
and are more accurate in their passing  than  last  season;  they  also
seem  to be speedier.    The  V*yi-
wa.'i   discussed.   *At'C0"ver team is weak, and the con-
municipalities nf South|ite-'t -T<3r tne championship- will un-
r, fiiqhmond and Eburne' dt°«htedly   he   between   (the   New
W estminster -Jeam and flbe Leafs,
and if the Leafs keep up and improve  their initial  showing  they
shou.4 b.e the*ifflbampio«'-4tfaf*i>tf[
A4x*>»*J7^ijit^ "AdTflt-ate."
jnent day .can tig connected W'itlj
husincss. In -Jog ^arne .numbfr Dr.
Edward Everett Hale has an editorial describing jn his kjndly genial
•ma-ncr just wfeit women can do
about good government, especially
the ciy;ie duties connected with
■schools -Wid tibraf<_es. A building;
offMc of timely Jnterest 3s *'A $">00;
Btmgalow Bwijt on a Steel-Frame!
P^n^iple," by *W, G- Ma.ssarene.'
The double page feature of the
■nj®iiii(t!h is a series of p^jotographs
tHu9trating tlie.persona! ajpartments
of Queen Alfflandra •* iBue.king-
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with Mrs.  B.  Whittte/,   .3450
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These jtr-fl grea,fc (dftyja#<*rjfor
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\ THE ADVOCATE. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
CANADA AND THE NAVY.
Would   Expect  Larger  Share  of  Protection  If Contributing To,, Its Cost.
The debate on the address recently
was enlivened by a statesmanlike and
tacfful speech from Mr. Balfour dealing with Mr. Harold Cox's, proposal
that the question of larger colonial
contributions to the cost of the navy
should be raised at the approaching
Colonial  Conference.
The proposal wns ill-advised. If we
study the question from the colonial
standpoint, we shall, see that there
are strong political reasons against
any such a request being pressed by
the Mother Country. Canada, for example, needs first and foremost the
assistance of a powerful army to defend her southern frontier. That England is not attempting to give her.
The Monroe doctrine incidentally
protects her against aggression on the
■part of any power other than the
"United States. She knows that the
British Navy is now almost entirely
•concentrated in home waters, and if
she contributed to its costs she could
scarcely be'expected to acquiesce in
"this condition of affairs. As for Aus-
"tralia, that country is much exposed
to foreign attack because its population is so exiguous, but even here a
contribution in cash is- undesirable.
Far better would it be for the Australians to form a navy of their own
-or to train and equip a strong land
force, which would be of infinitely
•greater service to the Empire than
any tribute of gold.
Mr. Balfour pointed out that the
daughter-States of the Empire incur
some danger from the Imperial tie, if
■they also derive real advantages from
it. He doubted, and with reason, whether the British. Fleet eould be diminished even if this country lost its
colonies. Mr. Winston Churchill indicated the sound lines on which the
Government will net in the Conference. It will endeavor to secure the
organization of colonial forces on
principles similar to those accepted
in England, and it will not put forward foolish clnims on account of
services conferred on the Empire by
ithe British Navy.
A MOTHER'S MESSAGE
1    TO MOTHERS
i
WHAT   ZAM-BUK   DID   FOR   HER
• CHILD
"If this statement i.s the means    of
leading  some    mother    to     introduce
Zam-Buk to her home, I shall be   very
glad."    So   says  Mrs.  K.  Watkins,  of
26 Forgue Avenue, Montreal, and cr n-
tlnues:     "My boy,  Waller  (9),    while
attending     school,     contracted     some
sores.      These spread, and became so
bad that some of them on the heel ai.d
ankle made  it almost  Impossible    for
him to walk.     I used various    ointments,  but  the sores persisted.      One
day Zam-Buk was recommended, and
we got a supply.      It seemed to take
the soreness out of the place to which
lt was  applied right away,  and    the
J wounds  began  to  heal.      In    about a
rvmek's time the sores, which had de-
|r''S«'l other treatment, were completely
' healled, and there is now not a trace of
"-so—e. on his body!    Iibelieve Zam-Buk
'to be the best balm ever produced."
I    When a mother rubs on to the deli-
•_ate skin of children a balm or salve,
■she  needs  to be as careful as  lf she
■ werg giving a child  an   internal   re-
' rawly.      Zam-Buk  is  pure—free  from
' all animal  fat  and  all mineral    maf-
iter, and may be applied with wonder-
_nl benefit-even to  the skin of young
babes.      Zam-Buk  heals   sores,   cures
eczema,  spring skin  eruptions,  ulcers,
rdngworm,  Itch,    barber's   rash,  blood
ipolson, bad leg, salt rheum, abrasions,
5ibscesses,  cuts,  burns,  scalds, and all
skin   Injuries   and     diseases.       of  all
stores  and   druggists   at  60   cents,   or
from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.
"6   boxes     for   $2.50.     Baseball  players
«—id athlete., find tt best embii_i_u-i..ii.
Two deaths occurred among the
'6,554 white laborers in the canal zone
during February. The sick rate was 24
to every 1,000 persons for the month.
The annual death rate has fallen to 4.2
.per 1,000.
A Liniment for the Logger — Log-
gurs lead a life which exposes them to
many perils. Wounds, cuts and bruises
cannot be altogether avoided in preparing timber for tho drive and in
river work, where wet and cold combined are of daily experience, coughs
and colds and muscular pains cannot
but ensue. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil,
when applied to the injured or admin-
'istered to the ailing, works Wonders.
Drumhead court-martial, tlie Russian
■government's most terrible weapon for
visiting suiii.nary vengeance upon revolutionists and others, was attacked
in the duma and probably will be
abolished.
Six wirele33 telegraph  stations are to
1 be established iu Alaska.
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DODD'S '.
i KID NEY
&,"«■* *
This cold-water starch
-rgets ironing-day over
.....'quicker, with less wear on
tfo.V-ythe ironer's muscles and far
J&rf/less on the starched pieces.
gCi/Gives a beautiful gloss.
^/Needn't be boiled, .yet cannot
j!/stick.   It's a starch you'll like. ;
Try   It
-2
The Aesthete.
Occasionally the Falrlight drawing
room supplied a specimen of tha
aesthete as Du Maurler was then
drawing him In Punch. His dress wag
j complete suit of black velvet and
-almon colored stockings. He joined
the shooting party, but he generally
fell down when the gun went off.
That, however, did not prevent his
■ •harming the Iidles. "You do not look
well, Mr. Mauille," said one of these.
'Thanks; I am not Ul, only tired. The
fact Is I picked a primrose In the wood
yesterday. It seemed sick, and I have
been sitting up all night with It."—
From M. Escott's "Country Houses."
Birds' Nest Candy.
An American resident of Shanghai
sent home recently an advertisement of
birds' nest candy printed in English by
the manufacturers. The odd screed raD
like this: The Candy of the Birds' Nest
-Our Candy is prepared of Birds' nest
which was famous in all the countries.
We made it used with Engines to tak«
the dirty away and then put it Into
Sugar; there is a great of sweetness,
fragrance and whiteness. Every old
and young one ought to eat, for lt eaa
strong.—Exchmnge.
Cheers and Coin.
"Tour    speech    elicited   great    applause," said the friend.
"Yes,"  answered Senator Sorghsm,
"It's remarkable to aee bow easy it Jl
to elicit three cheers from a man whs
rouldn't   give   $3   to   the
and."—Washington Post
HEALTH IN SPRING
Nature   Needs   Assistance   in   Making
New Health-Giving Blood.
Spring is the season when your
system needs toning up. In the spring
you must have new b.ood Just as the
treea must have new sap. ^M"1*?
demands it. Without new blood jou
will feel weak and languid; you may
have twinges of rheumatism or .neuralgia, occasional headaches, variable
appetite, pimples or eruptions or tne
skin, or a pale pasty complexion.
These are sure signs that the blood is
out of order. A tonic Is needed io
give new energy. Dr. Williams Plhk
Pills are the best tonic in all the
world. They make new, rich blood—
vour greatest need in spring. They
blear the skin, drive out disease and
make tired, depressed men and women
bright, active and strong. Mrs. John
McAuley, Douglastown. Que., proves
the great value of Dr. Williams Pink
Pills In building up people who have
been weakened and run down She
says: "Dr. Williams. Pink Pills 1 ave
been of great help to me My blood
waa weak and watery and I was badly
run down. But through he use of
the pills my health was fully restored
I always recommend them tu my
friends  who  may be ailing.'
There are fraudulent imitations o.
Dr Williams Pink Pills, and to protect yourself see that the full name
••Dr. Williams Pink Pills for Pale
People" i.s printed on the wrapper
around each box. Do not take any
other so-called pink pills. If your
deuler has not got the genu ne, send
to the Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,
Brockvllle, Ont., and get the pills by
mall at 50 certs a box or six boxes
for $2.50.	
Whan the World Was a Cube.
There was a time, centuries since,
of course, when the learned men of
the world really taught that the world
was a square, not merely tint,.. but
thut lt was a cube. The primitive geographers of Egypt, Assyria and China
nil taught that the world was a
"square plane," evidence of which may
be found on thousands of ancient monuments in the countries mentioned, as
well as In their ancient manuscripts,
upon their Inscribed tablets of clay and
other early literary remains. One of
the most curious discoveries ever made
ln Central America concerning Toltec
beliefs, symbols, etc.. Is that they also
had a similar idea concerning the form
of what we now speak of as the
"globe." A writer on the discoveries
made among the monumental ruins of
that country says, "They (meaning the
Peruvlnns, Toltecs and Quiches) believe the world to be a cube, suspended
from the heavens by cords of gold fastened to each of Its corners."
The Automobile.
The theory of the automobile was
known to Solomon de Coste of Normandy In 1041. He wrote a book on
the propulsion of carriages by steam
power and was cast Into a Paris mad-
house for It by Cardinal Blchelleu.
i_.ai-.nae and Neptune.
The astronomer Lalande narrowly
escaped being made famous by a discovery. He accidentally struck Neptune with his glass on May 8, 1785, but
supposed it was a star. He put it down
iu his notebook as a star and recorded
its exact situation. Two days later he
struck lt once more and made a record
of lt. But when he looked over his
notes he found he had it down as being In two different places, and as a
star cannot move ln forty-eight hours
lie supposed he had made a mistake in
one of his notes. If be had used his
mind a little less mechanically, he easily might have beeu a Columbus.
Postage Stamps.
It ls often desired to separate postage stamps tbat are stuck together
without destroying tbe gum. This can
be done by dipping the stamps in water for a few seconds only, shaking off
the excess of water and heating with
a match as much as possible without
burning. The heat expands the water
between the stamps and separates
them, so that they can be easily pulled
apart and are ready for use.
Uncountable.
Tourist (to boy fishing)—How many
fish have you caught? Boy—Oh, I
couldn't count 'em! Tourist—Why, you
haven't caught any, you little vagabond! Boy—Thafs why I can't count
•em!
A Similarity.
Star   Boarder —There's   something
wrong with the coffee.   Boarding Mis-
!rcss—Yes,  It's  like  you—slow  about
...flln-
Test It as You Will
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SALADA
!!
GREEN TEA
Is Guaranteed to be Absolutely Pure and of
Incomparable Quality.
Lead    Packets   Only,    40c, 60c, and     60c    Per    Lb.    At    All    Grocers.
Fixing Up Trouble.
An able astrologer wbo reads the
stars with the same ease and earnestness that a small boy peruses a dime
novel has picked out a list of twenty-
four cities that he ls going to have destroyed lu the uext two years if they
don't mend their ways.
There was a time when a man lssu-
,ng a prediction like that In an impressive tone of vol-e could make quite
a hit. and if he had a good business
head he could gather a following about
him and bave them paying him money.
Then he could burn a few sticks of
wood, make some Incantations and
have the catastrophy postponed from
time to time, while more people gathered about htm and paid him more
money.
Those days are over. We have become so hard and practical that we
now ask the prophet to show us, and
as it is Impossible for him to do that
we agree to wait to see and let him
keep on earning bis living sawing
wood. This ls the wrong age for the
prophet
Valuable Acquaintance.
"There ls the man yonder who wrote
the encyclopedia."
•'Do you know him?"
"Yes; very well."
"Introduce me. I want to Invite blm
lo my house and let the children ask
liim all the questions they can think
af."
i The income tax bill as presented by
the French government is being
amended so much in the lower house
that it is belived it w.'.ll not paBs:
Minard's   Liniment  Curss  Garget   l/i
Cows.
THE LATE MR. C. B. RECORD,
*   FOUNDER OP THI RECORD  FOUNDRY.
Reproduced above, is a portrait of th* lata
Mr. C. B. Record, the founder and original
head of the Record Foundry & Machina
Co., of Moncton, N.B., and Montreal,
P.Q.
Previous to Mr. Record going into tho
manufacture of stoves, those used in
Canada were almost wholly ol American
manufacture. The character of the work
turned out bv the Record Foundry &
Machine Co.,'at once gave their stoves a.
standing, and as a result a very large
business soon grew up, largely owing to
Mr. Record's untiring industry and perseverance against many obstacles.
Although Mr. Record retired from active
business as far back as 1870, the solid
basis on which he had established the industry, has resulted in its growth from a
sturdy pioneer into one of the largest stove
manufacturing plants on the northern half
of the American continent. With two
large plants, one in Moncton and one_ in
Montreal, the Record Foundry St. Machine
Co. are known from Halifax to Vancouver,
and their "Calorific" and "Admiral"
furnaces and " Penn Esther" ranges
recognized as the standard of Canadian
excellence.
The buildings for the forthcoming
great Irish international Exhibition
are  practically completed.
The Flagging Energies Revived.—
Constant application to business is a
tax upon the energies, and if there be
no relaxation, lassitude and depression
are sure to intervene. These come from
stomachic troubles. The want of exercise brings on nervous irregularities,
and the stomach ceases to assimilate
food properly. In this condition Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will be found a
recuperative of rave power, restoring
the organs to healthful action, dispelling depression, and reviving the flagging energies.
Rev. R. J. Campbell, the well known
Congregatioiialist minister, made his
first appearance on a socialist platform
at Liverpool a few days ago.
The notion of God wblch makes him
a manufacturer of footstools, our enemies being the raw material, is still
popular in some quarters.—Puck.
There were launched by Scottish
jhipbuildeis during January and February of this year sixty-two vessels of
82,854 tuns. This is easily the largest
output on record for tne flrst two
months of the year.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria,
A Horse, with a
Strained Shoulder
Is sound as a dollar in 34 hours
after you rub the sore spot with
Fellows' Leeming's Essence.
It gives instant relief in all
cases of Strains, Bruises and
Swellings — draws the pain
right out — strengthens the
weak back, shoulder or knee.
Whether you have one horse
or twenty, accidents are liable
to happen any time. Keep a
bottle of
Fellows'
Leeming's •
Essence
han.y so you can have it when
needed.
50c. a bottle.    At dealers.
NATIONAL   DRUG  &   CHEMICAL   CO.,
LIMITED, MONTREAL.
15
The famine-stricken Chinese have
been practising cannibalism in localities  where  distress  is  most  acute.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator
doea not require the help of any purgative medicine to complete the cure.
Give it a trial and be convinced.
The Italian government is again taking up the work of ex avation at Her-
culaneuiu.
8TAMMERE
The ARNOTT METHOD is ths
only logical method for the cure
of Stammering. It treats the
CAUSE, not merely the HABIT,
and Insures natural speech.
Pamphlet, particulars and references sent on  request.
THE     ARNOTT   INSTITUTE,
Berlin, Ont.,  Can.
Before you get
Pen-Anglo
garments  all
the shrink
is   talcenj
out.
toi
Pen-
Angle'"1
^Underwear^.,
^keepsyoucom-
Ffyas well as
'warm.because the',
^uhort fibres that1
L make some under-
^wear itch are taken1
out of Pen-
,,_ j.      Angle woof.'1
SlK/tff'fto'i
$200.00 IN CASH
AND NUMBERS Of
VALUABLE PREMIUMS
GIVEN AWAY FREE
Net One Cent of Your Money Required.      Read Carefully if You w"Uk
to Earn Part of the Above Amount*
Can you arrange the setfof mixed letters below, into the names of fix well known wild animal- ; if ao you can share in the distribution of tha abort Prize : Try : It is no easy task, but
by patience and perseverance you can probably find three or four. It meant money to you to
do so.
To tho person who finds the largest nuaiber of names, we will five the sum of One Hundred
Dollars ($*00.00) in Cash. To the person who finds the second largest number we will jpve tha
sum of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) in Cash. To the person who finds the third largest number we
will give the sum of Thirty Dollars ($30.00) in Cash. To theiperson who finds the fourth largest
number we will gire the sum of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) in Cash. Should two person j send in
equally correct answers for the first prise, the fiist two prizes will be equally divided between
them, each receiving the sum of Seventy; Five Dollars ($75.00). Should three persons send in
equally correct answers the first three prises will be equally divided between them, each receiving the sum of Sixty Dollars ($00 00) Should four persons send in equally correct answers the
whole sum of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00)*ill be equally divided between them (each receiving Fifty Dollars ($-0-00). And so on in like proportions. In order to help you a little we
have put a mark under the first letter of each name.
NO.I
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Ha. a
OFLW
NO. 4
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Ne.t
UFLFAOB_
•LS
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SHADOW WORK WITH NEW TOUCHES MRSe SYMES'ADVICE TO CORRESPONDENTS
SHADOW work has had such a
"run" for the last year that It
might be thought to have- had
its day, did lt not seem to be stronger
than ever.
This may not be so as regards
blouses and whole dresses, but lt is
certainly marked as far as fancy
work ls concerned, also for lingerie
proper.
Shadow work ln rather small designs Is a quick and showy way to
embcjllsh a corset cover or night'
gown, especially now that the work la
given mo.« character by the use of
xxtrn stitches for shading on the
light Bide.
For fancy work It Ib made really
lovely by the use of tinting, softly
, blended colors, fancy stitches ln certain parts on the right side, centres
of French knots or solid embroidery
and studding ln black, white or
opalescent beads.
Sofa pillows, bureau covers, moucl-ilr
eases, pin cushion tops and glove
cases all are quickly and effectively
done in shadow work, often the whole
set being made to match.
A very attractive set of this kind
has a butterfly design, three large
ones on the pillow and a flight of
butterflies on smaller pieces. The material ls a sheer*"_awn.
The pillow has three large butterflies-
one blue, one pink and the other yellow-
done ln shadow stitch. Certain spots
and markings on the wings are outlined
on the outside In contrasting colors,
while the body and feelers are outlined
in black. Glass beads ln black, vlnio
and opalescent tints to match the color
of the butterfly are UBed very freely on
the right side with brilliant effect.
The flights of butterflies on the other
pieces are worked In the same delicate
tints, charmingly combined. The head-
work Is, If anything, more beautiful In
the smaller design.
tj, Nur -v cluny lace edges the toilet ap
pointments. This can likewise be Uled
in a broader width for the pillow, but a
newer and daintier finish Is to edge lt
with the ruining that now ls to be had
especially for pillows. It is of while
lawn, about three Inches wide, with two
half-inch woVen stripes of lawn, either
one pink and the other green, or pink
and blue. These colored stripes nr* veiy
pretty with the delicate opaleBcent tints
of the embroidery, and do not fade wilh
washing. Enough of this milling for a
pillow can be bought for so cents. The
designs also come ready stumped.
Adding a Pillow Ruffle
IN PUTTING a ruffle on a sofa pillow* be sure to allow plenty of
fulness at the corners. Baste lt
carefully with the right side of the
ruffle to the right side of the embroidered front; on top of this baste
the other half of the pillow, right
side In. Sew ln a seam an eighth of
an inch deep around three sides, leaving a big enough space on the fourth
side to turn the cover and slip lr
the pillow.
When the cover ls turned 8—.J
pressed, the pillow should be put ln,
care being taken to work lt down
well to the corners. The real pressing, by the way, lf an embroidered
top is used, should be done before the
back ls basted on, leaving just a final
"rub off" for afterward. As embroidery must always be pressed on
the wrong side, and preferably on
some soft, thick substance, the iron
should be slipped Inside the cover. Be
sure, flrst, that lt ls not hot enough
'o scorch.
After the pillow Is ln, the cover
may have the open edges neatly bllnd-
stltched together, or they can be
turned back, whipped to prevent fraying and fastened with small hooka
and    buttonholed    loops.
For Gray Hair
Vi/ILL you kindly repeat the prescription
" lor rt-stoiing gray hair to its natural
color?   Mv hair is beginning to get gray at
the   temples. E.   B.   S.
Look at the answer to "Mrs. J. M.
C."
Shampooing Gray Hair
I would thank you very much If you
would i.lndly let me have the remedy far
restoring the hair to Its original color. I
am 31 years old, and have a great many
gray hairs. 1 wish you would also tell me
about washing the hair: also h w often the
treatment should be used. Mrs. J. M. C.
If your hair ls ln a normally healthy
condition, it Bhould be washed once in
four weeks' with warm water and
castlle soap. Rinsing with hot water
and then cold water ls good for the
scalp. The hot water Is cleansing and
the cold water closes the pores, preventing your taking cold.
The prescription you ask for Is
given elsewhere in these columns. It
bhould be used In moderation, say
several times n week, until the hair Is
the desired color; eand then used only
when the color needs renewing.
Hair en Arms
Would vcu kindlv advise me how to remove the growth nf hair from the "rms and
to reduce tbe hips? —■ E. .1.
There are many ways to keep superfluous hair In subjection, but not
bo many to do away with It perma-
riontiv.   If the  growth on your arms
is not too thick or-long, the simplest
way is to bleach it with peroxide of
hydrogen, which will render it almost
invisible. Should this not do for your
purpose, I shall be glad to suggest
something else.
The following exercise will help
greatly in reducing your hips:
To Reduce the Hips.
Hip circling can be done with good results
in the way of decreasing size lf the principle of resistance is employed. Taking
standing position, hands on hips, rotate the
fairs, benelng the knees and keeping the
chest and shoulders Immovable. Contract
all the muscles used ln this exercise and
resist.
Improve the Circulation
Will you kindly tell me where the Vnu-
caire treatment can be obtained, and at
what price, and is it perfectly harmless?
Also, I am troubled with little bumps
on my shoulders and upper arm. although
my complexion is exceptionally good and
m.v blood seems to be ln good condition.
Would vour orange-flower cream r.rn
this slight "skin eruDtion," I would call
it? It is very annoying, antl I don't like
to wear evening dresses with  it.
And would this cream, aoplfe^ regularly, eliminate little hollows in my neck
right whero the collarbones meet? My
neck otherwise ls plump. I always read
your columns with Interest, as I get some
valuable  hints. MARIE
Addresses of dealers or commercial
rates are never given In my columns;
but, to get the Vaucalre formula, I-
should advise you to go to your own
druggist and explain the necessity of
preparing the prescription with the
genuine   South   American   galesa.    If
he cannot procure this for you. a-sk
him to give you the name nf a * '-
table establishment ln one of the large
cities. i
I can assure you also that it is perfectly harmless.
The orange-flower cream ls merely a
skin food, and, I think, would hardly
correct ihis difficulty. 1 would massage,
the shoulders and arms, thus Improving the circulation, apd afterward use.-
the cream as a skin tonic.
As to the hollow ln your neck: from
your description, I am inclined ,tc*
think that this Is merely the small
depression that ls quite natural to ever*:
the most perfectly formed neck.
Removing Moles
Do you know of anything that will rr*~-
move a mole from my chin? I am very
anxious to remove it. and would be very
grateful   If  you   could  help  me.
BEATRYCE.
The removal of moles should never-
be attempted by an Inexperienced person. This operation requires the services of a surgeon or a skin specialist.
See Answer to "Beatryce"
I have been a constant reader of youf
answers,  and.  therefore, ask your advice.
Can vou tell me of something which wil>
remove moles? I have a great many on.
my arms and face, Thev are not raised
.lust flat. If there is anything nlrecdy.
prenared that I can get. please mention
that.
Your query about moles ls answered
under the letter of "Be»»rvn»"
The Housemothers' Exchange
i
Cultivating a Sense of Fitness
A WOMAN must have an artistic
soul to really dress well. Not
that every artist could pose as a
model of the perfectly gowned woman.
Tod often her very sense of color and
admiration of classic lines lead to a
bizarre and unconventional form of
dress that may be according to the
canons of the academic, but ls hopelessly at odds with prevailing styles. For,
disclaim her power as one mny, no
woman can afford to totally disregard
the mandates of Fashion—provided that
she aspires to being well dressed.
Slavish observance of the prevailing
modes is bad, but it Is a question If too
great originality in clothes ls not worse.
There Is such a thing as excessive Individuality. Outre dressing ls always to
be avoided. Better, far better, be a
human fashion-plate than an eccentric
extremist who achieves startling novelty at the expense of becomingness and
good taste.
The present season has a certain danger from the very liberty of selection.
That liberty must never be permitted
to degenerate into license; as one
woman remarked, "you can wear anything you like this winter and still be
In the style." So you can, if you are
sure you like suitable things.
Right here does the truly artistic temperament get its innings. The happy
possessor of it has a well-developed
sense of fitness. She realizes her physical shortcomings and appreciates what
manner of dress Is or is not becoming.
Wild extremes and undue originality
are barred out as rigidly as would be
loud and garish colors or cheap finery.
The artistic woman knows that
well-gowned means becomingly
gowned. Never, were she a dumpy,
rotund, florid daughter pf Eve, would
ahe be guilty of donning a huge picture hat overloaded with immense
plunies, a costume just one degree
more bouffant than her neighbor's
(Often with trimming horizontally
arranged), of a vivid hue warranted
to accentuate every  ugly  purole "nt
In her complexion, and then complacently deem herself well dressed.
She realizes that not even If labeled
conspicuously with that cabalistic
sentence, "Made In Paris," could rhe
hope to make the ordinary observer
deem her anything but. a guy.
The artistic sense Ttorblds plumes
floating at impossible angles on the
shoulder, over the ears, or obscuring
the nose—one seen this season on a
woman old enough to know better
fell far below the hips—or that even
more hldeour fashion of standing
rearlngly erect like a drum major's
insignia. It also teaches that feathers whicli look as lf they had been
caught ln a cloudburst with never a ,
chance to dry off, form a trying frame
for the most youthful beauty.
The art-feeling gives its possessor
the intuitive sense that period costumes, in the heyday of popularity
though they be, should be eschjfcwed
by the woman who cannot afford the
best designers; doubly so, must her
clothes do duty a second season.
It teaches her that trying color
tones, accentuated slopli.g shoulders,
overindulgence In trim ,s, eccentricities of cut and bizarre materials
should be religiously avoided. These
things stamp the date of one's clothes
for tne woman with a small allowance, and luy even her wealthy sister
open to criticism as lacking In the
innate refinement which ever forbids
conspicuousness.
the best modiste can but point the
way; the final selection remains with
her patron. Dressmakers are too
often condemned when one's own
sense of fitness ls at fault.
Remember, you who lack the art-
feeling that largely prevents mistakes,
that conventionality, rather than originality, pays best in the selection of
clothes. Exaggeration is unattractive and bad form. To aim at striking effects too often means to attr.in
absurdity of appearance and the ruli
of r-eautlful  and  cosily  materials.
ONE    more    true-hearted    woman
asks leave to answer the letter
of    the    business    woman   who
shrinks from  stepping into the
ranks of housewives and homemakers:
As 1 reau the long stery tolil oy "_. R.
T.," with its undertone of seltlshness, I
could heartily .vnn atnlze with the stepmother who was sensible enough co see
that the gill was naturally fitted for office wuik. Ac_.rj.lng to "E, R. T.'s" own
confession, she "detests kitchen drudgery."
For my part. I  think Mhe should be profoundly grateful to her stepmother for her
Kntience   and   the   lm.uence   that   got   her
u«ibanc"s child into a gcod position.
That young lover would be wise lf he
were to look elsewhere ror a helpmeet.
The "longing for a real home" is the
noblest insi lratlon of a true man—the only
feeling that holds him to loyalty to hie
wife. She who depreciates that feeling in
her betrothed, and who Is willing to i ass
her married life in a "nice, boarding houae,"
lc not a Ittlng mate for such a man. She
is best suited for office work, and should
be thankful to get her "120 per."
I was a teacher before my marriage. 1
loved my profession, and I did not love
"kitchen drudgery-" Yet I have found my
sweete t pleasure in keeping my house in
the beat possible order, and in having my
kitchen clean and cozy, it must be an attractive place, for the whole family. Including son-in-law and grandson, congregate about the kitchen range every morning, sometimes before breakfast Is ready.
Girls like "E. R. T." (and the number is
increasing) rob themselves of the dearest
Jo: s that crme into a woman's life. God
wills ue to he homemakers. and when we
fulfil our duties as He expects us to do,
as nearly as we can—each itanding in
her lr* anl doing her best—He blesses us
with   "1""  u,-p".-i'-b,« "
Mrs.  J.   B.   R.   (Nashville,  Tenn.).
Our correspondent monks ihe words of
truth and wisdom when she says solemnly that God has willed women to be
homemakers. Men may establish States
and govern empires. The man has not
yet been born who could make and keep
a home.
Oh, I know what I am saying. Men
are better cooks than women when
they give their minds to the profession.
They Invent our household implements
and labor-saving machines. They make
our clothes and tell us how to wear
them. As housemothers and homemakers they are dismal failures. It must be
acknowledged that they show their good
sense bv seldom stte-nDtlnp- ibis »—*uch
of the impossible. Tbey build the house.
It ls the wife and mother who brings
into It the genius of tht home, ae the
Creator breathed into the perfect form
He had framed the breath of life, and it
became a living soul. Our Tennessee
woman does not exaggerate the glorious
truth in calling the mission of the
homemaker "the dearest joy of life.
The lover of home and country may
well consider with grave uneasiness the
increase in the number of young women
who are trying to satisfy hearts and
minds with what they falsely rate as
higher ambitions.
Recipe for Nut Bread.
I am about to commit a very reprehen-
S—le act, for which I humbly sue for pardon. Some one (and herein lies my sin for
not putting that some one's Initials on 1 a-
per at once) asked for the reclie for nut
bread. I lid not think I had saved the :e-
cii.e, although I remembered seeing it ,n
your paper. In rummaging through my library table drawer today, I came across
said red; e   and hasten to send you a tup.':
Nutbread. — Four cups entire wheat
flour; four teaspoonfuls of baking poweer;
one teaspoonful of salt; three teaspoon.u,s
of sugar; one cup of nuts, broken not too
fine; sweet milk to make stiff cough that
can be managed with a Broon. Let it rise
from twenty minutes to one-half hour in
brick loaf pan, covered with same Kind or
pan.   Bake, covered, for about pn hour.
L. T.  (Chicago).
Two or more of our members have
asked for the same recipe.
A Budget of "Helps andi-Iints."
A perplexed would-be home dressmaker wrote a while ago for directions
how to make the skirt of a gown hang
smoothly and straight. 1 replied, upon
the authority of a "professional," that
one may buy an apparatus Invented for
the purpoBe at any shop where Dressmakers' supplies are kept. Our helper
and hinter tells of another way:    .
'lack ine skirt on to the body; hook and
eye il; stanu a yarustick up in Iront of
the skirt as It is held up; 6tlck a pin or
make a chalk mark at the top of the yardstick, and move the latter around -he waist,
keeping the stick exactly perpendicular, and
ilaclng the pin., at the top of the rtick.
This done, lay the skirt fiat on the table.
Wecln   al   **"-   fr-.r>t    I lncing   the   tor -*'   "*ia
sticks at pins or chalk line. Move gradually around the skirt as belore, ant. eiuier
pin or chalk a second row at bottom of tne-
skirt, following the stick.
. If you, '.vish to hem the skirt, allow two.
or three Inches below the bottom row or
pine or marks. If you wish the ekl:t la
clear the Iioor by one Inch, put the lower
row of "markers" thirty-five inches bi low
the upper row.
For a young girl's skirt lhat clears the,
ground by ten Inches, chalk a line twenty-
six inches from the top or hip chalk line.
This mav sound difficult, but It Is really
simple. If done rlgjit all you have to do 1*
to cut off the skirt at the lower line, or
turn your tiem there. _.__.__.
The difference in the length of a skirt lain the hips, and thia difference Is below the-
yardstick. ,
For hanging waists or children's frocka.
In a small closet suspend woolen skirt
braid in lengths of a yard and a-half from
the shelves. At Intervals of six Inches fasten stout safety i Ins, and fasten the garments by the neck bands to these pins.
To clean s ains from the bowls of bathrooms and closets: ,.    ,   .
Use a few diops of muriatic acid. Let
out the suiplus water, and apply the acla
with a swab; then flush the bowl well, aha
acid ls a poison, and should not be usetf
hy carelcSB rersons or children. Hang the
swab up to dry where it will not touch any
thing. E. M.  S   ICedar Rai ids.  la.).
Poultice for Colds.
Will the kind mother who told us of her
poultice lor colds repeat It? 1 meant to sav»
- lt.   but  it somehow got away from  me.    I
recall   only  that  It had  In It camphorated
oil and nutmeg.
I pet a great deal of help from our Lx-
change. . I am the mother of three dear little children, and appreciate all the help F
cun get. Mrs. B. (Unlcn Llty. Tenn).
Not to keep you waiting too Ioir
while the "kind mother" sees and answers your request, let me tell you that
an excellent application to children's*
throats and chests when these are affected Is a piece of red flannel, folded,
several times, soaked In camphorated,
oil besprinkled with allspice or cloves,
warmed and laid on the sore or aching:
part.
An old woman's remedy, but one that
is qulis as I :>od as the foregt ing. Is a.
thin i'Ice 'f salt pork, plentifully
strewec with black pepper. Baste to a.
strip of flannel and bind to ti.e child's*
throat-
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Co-operative Plan for Servants
Breaking Engagements
"I
DON'T know why Clarence doesn't
come. Here I've waited an hour
for him and we're late for the
play already." And Stella looked on
the verge of tears.
"Oh my dear, he'll come soon
enough," _tunt Dora rearsurcd her,
"something's kept him, surely."
But Clarence did not come, and Stella
waited all the evening in vain. In
the morning came a contrite note that
said: "Really I forgot all about it!"
But not even the beautiful roses that
accompanied the missive could help
Stella forget or forgive.
Clarence Is a very usual young person. He always "forgets." He promises to come to a dance, and then
leaves his intended partner ln the
lurch. Sometimes he "forgets" to
answer tho invitation, and then his
hostess ls forced to make useless
preparations. He tells Ned Collins to
meet him at the club, and Ned wanders disconsolately around for an
hour and then phones to hear Clarence's, surprised "Why, have I aa engagement with you?"
Clarence, however, Is not the only
offender. Clarissa is even worse. She
promises George Martin to be home
on Monday night, and then goes to
Cella Dobson's chafing dish party.
She tells Mary Stlllwell that she will
eat luncheon with her at the Metro-
pole, and then meets Mr. Evans on her
way and goes with him. Instead. She
has even been known to start for an
appolntrhent at the doctor's and spend
the afternoon shopping because she
passed Fairplay anri Lowprlce's on
her way. s
Neither Clarence nor Clarissa ls intentionally rude. Neither of them
means to make enemies wherever he
or she goes. But slowiy their circle of
friends iB growing smaller; slowly
they are being invited less and less.
And when Clarence and Clarissa
nave no one on whom to rely but each
other, there will be a clJinox indeed!
. Putting Money in
the Mouth
THERE Is a woman in Paris who,
until quite recently, made a good
living as a "swallower." If she
saw a piece of money dropped she immediately picked It up and asked .permission of the owner to bite it "for luck."
When this was granted, she promptly
swallowed the coin.
Few of us would wish to follow her
example—even without the prison cell
in which she is now reposing —but
many of us do so Involuntarily, lf you
put a coin smaller than a half dollar in
your mouth, there Is, by statistics, Just
one chance ln seven that you will not
swallow lt. And, unless you agree witn
the professor who, when his wife excitedly cried that she had swallowed a
dime, merely replied, "Never mind, my
dear, here ls another one," It ls unlikely that you are anxious for the experience.
But, even lf the coin goes no farther
than your lips, you are doing an unwise and dangerous thing, lt Is almost
unbelievable that a woman of refinement can place between her lips a piece
of metal that haB passed through as '
many hands, some filthy and diseased,
as has an ordinary coin.
Yet everywhere ls found the woman
who habitually places money between
her lips while closing her bag, buttoning her coat, etc. Sometimes she will
act thus with change, coming from
hands that lt would make her sick to
touch. She will even drop a coin to
the dirty pavement, pick lt up and replace lt.
They told us once that this almost
criminal habit was on the decrease;
that never again would "fair woman
thus desecrate her ruby lips." And
fair woman thereupon smiled, and
placed between those ruby lips a dark
and greasy piece of something more
than dirty nickel.
But—if every coin were accompanied
»y a microscopel
ARTICLE NO. 2
A CHANGE   came  over  Margaret's face as her eye fell
upon    the    account    book
open before me and the Utile pile of bills beside it.
A change that impressed me disagreeably. By some subtle law of
intuition I divined on the instant
that the woman was not wasteful,
but dishonest, and that she expected to be arraigned upon that count.
Her -tpression was uneasy, shifty,
defiant. I could almost hear the
slatternly sister's whine and the
children's importunities for a share
in what was to be had for the asking from the aunt "who lived like
a lady." In a twinkling, too, I asked
myself if I would have had the
moral courage, were I in her place,
to withhold bit and sup from my
own flesh and blood. The query softened heart and tone.
PLAN TO REDUCE BILLS
"Margaret," I began, gravely, but
gently, "I have been looking over
last week's bills, and, indeed, the
bills of the last three months. I a*_
wondering if we cannot ^etwe.gij us
hit upon a way of making them
smaller."
"It'c all been ate, fair and honest, in this house, mum." the girl
broke in here. "May I never meet
me Maker if vhat I say ain't true
as I am standin' here!"
I went on as if she _ ad not
spoken:
"You know that Mr. Sterling allows me $23 a week for ta'Jc -x-
penscs. I told him that this wo-uld
be enough, nnd I have no right to
go beyond it. I have a right to live
as for within it as I choose. Now,
here is my plan. You and I will put
-our senses to work to see if we cannot save, say, a couple of dollars
each week out of our allowance, dividing what we save between us. If
we spend only $24, I give you 60
cents and keep 50 for mycelf. If
We can save $2, we pocket a dollar
apiece. It may be that, once in «
great while, when fruit and eggB,
butter and vegetables are at the
cheapest, we may set a good table
for $20 per week. Of course, when
we have company we can save but
little. In that case, what we put by
shall be yours. It is but fair that
I, who have the enjoyment of my
friends' society, should pay for it,
and you should have some extra pay
for your work."
While all this was in saying, my
auditor stood like a statue of
amazed incredulity—jaw drooping
and eyes distrustful. As plainly as
if her skull had been transparent
glass, I read the working of the
slow brain. Like most of her guild,
the first and foremost question
upon taking in the import of any
proposed innovation upon established household usage was: "What
does she mean to make out of me,
and for herself, in all this? Won't
I be playing into her hand and
cheating myself if I give into her
notion V
I had heijrd the adage, "A livin'
out gurrel must look out for herself in this wicked world," too often
not to guess correctly at the meaning of hesitation and silence.
I purred on as placidly as a well-
fed house tabby, to give her time
in which to collect her scattered
ideas:
"One thing must be understood
from Ihe first: I must set a good
table always. There must bj no
scrimping and no meanness. You
have a talent for using left-overs
to advantage, and I have a gift in
the wny of made dishes. Together
we can do wonders in that line. In-'
stead of buying fresh meat and
bones every other day for soup
stock, we will mnke a study of cream
soups and of broths made of the
bones left from roasts nnd of vegetables. Our rule shall be 'Throw
nothing away that can be used in
any way.' You can go now, Margaret. Think the matter over at
your leisure, and if you decide to
join my joint stock company, let
me know by-and-by."
DISTRUST LINGERED
At 1'incheon time she informed
me very Boberly, ihe distrustful
shaduw still lingering in heJr eyes,
that she had "made up her mind to
thry the strange plan for a fort-
ni-ht a* atm- rate Tf 80 {»it didn't
woork straight there'd be no bonet
broke." She never suspected that
she would have lost her place and
the perquisites upon which her pensioners were fattening if she had.
givon a negative decision.
TEMPTATIONS   OVERCOMEr
As I had apprehended, her temp- -
tation was to shorten supplies and I
impoverish our daily fare.    There
may have been the lurking intention  to  continue her benefactions
of food to her relatives, and, also,
to help them with her savings from
the joint stock company.    I  soon
made her comprehend that this part
of the letter of the agreement was
not to be violated, and her wits rallied to meet the necessities of the
case.   At the end of the first week
of the trial fortnight she rtceived
75 cents as her share   of   what I
pleased  her   by  calling  our   "dividend."    The second week she pocketed $1.  I showed her the bills and
the sum total upon my book, and
tue thirst for gain, never dormant
in the least provident of her class,
awoke powerfully within her. When
she learned,  the   second   wok   of
Juno, that we had cleared $5.50 between us in the   Inst   seven   days,,
tears irrigated a smiling face.   Eu-
couraged by our success, I took her
into my counsels when we laid in
our winter supply of coal in June.
I was sure, I said, that she could
save at least two tons between November and Mnrch.   I should order-
two tons less than I had bought last
year,   and   if   she   made   it   last
throughout Ihe winter I would pay
her in tho spring the price of ono
ton.    The  oonl lasted  two months
longer thnn the same quantity had
ever served us before.
Margaret was rnnried in May. Sfio
told me confidentially at our parting thnt sho "had explained tho
j'int company stock business to
Mike, and that he was quite agray-
ablo to the idea of thrying it in
their housekeeping." ■
I have often wondered if they
did, and how it worked.
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ME -lD^0dAf£,VAKC0t3^E_t,S_tITi_|_ Cd_.tfM.Kta,
—May 23, 1907—
LOTS!
One 50-ft lot, on Thirteenth avenue,
|5fl0; cash $835—a good buy.
Beantifnl corner, fine house on  prop-
efty.   In desirable part ot Vancouver.
One 42-ft corner lot on Westminster
.(venue; $850, cash *50fi.
" Twd choice lots on Ninth nveuue;
price oK.term* f 1.600,caSh $..000,bnWnce
fi nnd 13 moliths; price all cash $1,535.
These are very desirable lots.
Lota in South Vancouver: Donble-
eot_er, very good bny. price $1.3'0O, cash
$500.
North Arm Road. Choice lots for
building within the reach of tbe work-
4__#ma_i; •Very easy terms. Five-cent
fare1 o_ tramli-e.
Thfee-room, cottage; 3' lots, ft'uit
frees and small fruit, Ontario street;
jirice $1,700.
T-
Beautifiil new house on Ninth avenue, 2 fireplaces; price $8,600, <jash
$1,500.
Cottage on Ninth avenue, 6 r'ootos,
frretty iiome; cash #1.000, Wa__.ce easy
tvxaia.
$4,300, x/i cash—will buy
44m ft. front on
Westminster ave.
Good business property.
J-rs.R. Whitney, "Advoc_te"
Office, 3VIt.  Pleasant,
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Phone 014*
Central
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Wood
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i 11 kinds of Mill Wood.
J ry Cedar a specialty i
Yard,- foot of Columbia street.
Crocker Bros*
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j WtJfJters of Christittli Eii-eftttjr,
,. 15 minntes to 1, a*Mry 9un_»J-
■j( ill Advent Christian Church,
h -.vellne, near Westui'r avei
MONDAt,
>rHi   Leagtle at   til.    nwistUit
list. Ch—-eft meots at Up. in.
. F. _., nfttets  in   Mt. Pleasr
Ohhirc'hrttSp.'Uii
TU-SDAY.
f. Pi P.C. E., meets at 8J).._h
Pleasasattt Pi'ei.bj'teriHh Cliiirc-
$e_  V_en Your Lodge Meets
i And 4f.h Mon_4ya of thu mnnth
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TUESDAJ.
tyt. : lisutant Lodge fto. 18/ l.O.OiF.
nilvU   t 8 ».ii.
Ale   vdra Hi-re NO i, ImaUm of th*
thus* ■ win h'»Wn its regainr Meetings oft
(he H   "'I «-h _ ue«ln j« Of tlie months
tKURSDAYi
V* qttvw GsjiuicU #o. 3118,  OMM       i -NOTICE-
*Ai*m   >rder of Ch«Jto Ftie_<k meet*     "The Advocate" wishesany [CantM*
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NEW STOCK PATTERN *
AUSTRIAN WARE  DINNER
SETS
Bridal Rose design.   , (Breakages easily replaced.)
As handsome and 0-_-___#> c__e__p-tf than Havi.i.tHl China.
Buchanan & Edwards
60- 6.4 GfaWViHe Sh
'Miofi- 2021.
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LITTLE
BETTER
than Mother
makes procurable only
at
Hanbo ry, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to W. D. Muir'.)
2414 Westminster ave_ue, -tt. Pleasant
'Phone 446.
first-class
Repairing
on Watches,
Clocks and all
kinds of
Jewelry.
J.R. Wright
3466 Westminster
ave-fte.
BABY'S TIME!
This is the Baby's time to .be phto-
graphed. WE HAVE made' special
arrangements for successfully photo-
graphiflg the Baby, aad it Would be
an easy matter for ydu to bring the
little oho to sea us, and you oiiiild
look over tho flew work.we are show
ing dtiting Baby's photographic
season.
DAVIDSON & STARK
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Northern Bank Building. Ninth avefltte'.
RED STAR CASH
GROCERY
Ib nOW in fall swing and doing Ei nice
btt-i-iMC<
Freshest Snd Cle&tt-st Stock
in tba  District,
Promt- Welite-y.        Telephone 62130
Ninth _ WK_rtJ4:N.i*Krl aVkn{jks
Nor thciri Bank Building.
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Chas.  SYMON8
MtRCHANt   TAILOR
Fit and Workmanship Ol—ranloed.
Cloiningi Itujiiiiriiii;,   I'remlqg   and  -TellHt
•_Uitaa.ioi.ged aiid prtr-ed'for fl, ini_iis.l(ir Kc.
Niuth & Westminster atrea., Up-taii-
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LOCAL ITEMS*
Mrs. H!. O. Lee will mot reedive again
until atitumii.
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MrSi Ben Steele, Sixth avenae east,
will net. deceive again until October.
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Tbe Mi Pleasa-t Bond played at
Ntttth Vancouver bn the uffcrtioou of
the T'wenty.ourth.
_—_=_.ieis___= a.
WAli**ED: Youug ladies and gentlemen to join the Mt. Plea*—ut Dramatic
Club. See Mr. Beers 3851 Westminster
avenne cottier Eighth.
The Cascade Ball Team has been
organized and Cousists of the employees
of the' Vaucouver Breweries.- The' team
has three Honorary Presidents, Messrs
Chas Doering, J. Willinms, ChitB.
Wari—op. The officers are: President,
Thos.- Towler; Sec'y.-Treas., P*ed
Duttweiler; Captain, Arthur Fisher.
All challanges mnst be sent to Massrs.
Thos Towler and Fred Shaw
At a largely attended meeting of
fesidents of District Lot 301, in the
school hotise, on Friday night last,
al resolution was unanimously
passed to the effect that they did
not desire to me'r'gp with the city of
Vancouver. The consensus of
opinion seertted to be in favor Of
waiting until soma proposition is
forthcoming, jfrpm the city, wh«-i
such Mil be considefed.
WANTED: a first-Class general servant for small family; good wages.
Apply 1101 Melville street.
•= :o:	
The tvi-Iity-fourth was celebrated
by many Mount Pleasant residents
at Victoria arid Nanalriio. There
were many private picnics out, and
among the larger outing parties was
the B. Y. P. N. of Mount Pleasant
-iaptist church, which society spettt
a fine day at Bowen Island, and the
Epworth League of Mount Pleasant Methodist church, which society
spent the holiday at Lynn Creek.
50-ft. Lot on Sixth avenue for tx short
time only $1 ,Wi5.
Lots on Scott,- good location.
50-ft. Lot on Ninth avenue) 93.000,
oash $1,600) bala-ce O. P. R. (emit.
Mrs. H. Whitney, "AdVo-sato" Office.
—n ftti	
There was a large attendance at
the concert given in Oddfellows'
hall On Tuesday evening, under the
auspices of the local Epworth
League* The program was chiefly
musical/ with recitations and some
comedy work interspersed. Rev.
Herbert W. Piercy was- the star of
the evening, receiving, quite an ovation on his appearance, and all his
recitations were enthusiastically encored. Mr. Piercy is certainly a
gifted elocutionist, and is equally
good in humorous and tragic readings, Mrs. Terryberfy sang in her
usual fifle style, ahd received a
hearty encore. The new talent before the audience was entertaining
throughout the program, and every
one seemed to enjoy the selections,
and applause was liberally bestowed. Messrs. Atlman font-touted tht: comedy and afforded
amusement for' all in (their character
ske'tches. Their selections on the
mandolin, piano, violin, with bones
and bells, proved thejn to be deVer
mUsiciansi Miss Olive Anflstr<-jg
played the accompaniments, and in
the opening overttifie her playing
was fine, Much ff*kt is dtie* id
Mr. Befl Bute-hart, wjbd had c\Wtit
o( tht jtfair «**» behalf of the £p-
wOrth League, far the success of
th* 4*tfM» tato * mw&l, literary
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*****
Choice Home Sites at
CIsDAR
COTTAGE
SO _TH VANCOtVER.
Tills is 0_e erf the pf-ttiest sufc-fbs til Vancouver. This property is withirt _ block O'f
the tramline^»caref«te to Cedar Cottage is-
tbe same as ©n tbe city bites. Fitie homes
•" I* have been b&ilt in this locality and many
bandsWiie resi_6nees „re to bp btiih- this
summef. For people with ffieans n«" i-Oi*-
excl-asive Of beautiful l-c_tHty earn be found
so near the city* •
4
Two', (3), Haif-acre Blc**b }  On*, (i), l^'acre Block >
Two, (3), a%-tt. Lots; Forte. (4)- &Mt. LtJn>,
Facing ou thfee streets.
For Sale ExclusiveLV BV=**
Mrs.R.Whftnev
2450 Westminster ave*
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THE ALBERTA
WoodYard.
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wi
P. W. STONE^ Prop.
ALL KINDS OF Sixth and
MILL WOOD. Willow streets.
Telephones 3S46 and nlliflB.
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ELECTRIC RAVS TR6ATMCNT
Note : f.hig is not the X-Ray, as this machine ie one of the latest discoveries.
The Ki-iys of thin MarH.ni! is » Microbe DeHtroyer and ttirfectly K*r-n)e»«.   If cures o>
relieves pains\anilcll»easo» almost instantly. Skin rariner, Skirt ptteaM), xf.eek anrt
Sore E*os, ItiHiimutic* of the K^i-ii or any (Hurt nf the body, {.rtii'isy, Tons-flls, Sore'
ThroVt, Ni'iiriiliiiii, Nervous Ilcailai'hes, lle'ailai'bes froin Eye-slfain.
Many disagreeable syinptons ren'toved us by magic.
Call Ot #ri.t, ynu wirht bodlsapj/olnteil.
Capt* H.B.WALTON
HotirS i to 9 p. to. 561 Niuth avenue west, hear Bridge street.
The DELTA
MEAT MARKET
Bin «■ » . i Hi Iiii
o//c Westminster
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WHOLESALE &
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All kinds of Fresh afld Salt Meats.   Fresh  Fish  Daily*
ProMJ>t D8L1VERY. Henry Schmidt, Prop.
(HW—
em*SAt*e*Ue • . *■
Do You
Know
that yon can connect a _as WatW Heater 10 your* Water tank
and hare hot water at any time, independetft of yo*r riiHge,
and nt a Very little cost for gast
Cotoe in and let tis show ytm one of these beaters.-'
Yon oan Hot help font see tbe good points. v     «
. » **
Vancouver Gfis Compafiy.
0*tMl: .doner Of Carrall and I_wtio#» ytreeta   '
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