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Array Mt. Pleasant Advocate
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
BiSTABLIBHED APRIL 8TH,  1899.     WHOLE NO.  481.
MT.   PLEASANT,.  V-NCOUVBR,    Bs 0„    SAtU-DAY,    MAY 11,     190r.
(Ninth Year.)   Vol. 9, No. 5
WHY
NOT
HAVE YOUR TEETH
EXTRACTED ?
RAINLESS, and by the most Skillful Operators known to the
profession. Ouu Specialists ark all Graduates, Liscknsbd
mi mew_ A & D - 0F "AMISEB8 TOI. BRITISH
WLUMBIA. We give you a Written Protective Guarantee for
10 years with all Dental Work.
NEW YORK DENTISTS
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1666.
Office Hours: 8a. m.,  to 9p.m.;   Sundays 9a.m.,   to 3 fc! m.
4 Wedding
Gift tor $3
e
"What oan I get for $5?"  is a
common question.   Ono  always
answered     satisfactorily    here.
For iuslu lice:
A fine Fish Oarviag Set.
A beautiful chased aud oxidised
Bon-bon Dish.
A richly Cut-glass Water Bottle,
A Sterling Silver Berry Spoon.
Plates, bowls, jugs, in China.
Many useful things for the homo
and more personal gifts are in
view in every corner pf our store
HENRY BIRHS&
SONS Ltd.
Jewelers & Diamond '. Ierohants.
Oorner Hastings and GrauvLle Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,
' Managing Director.
For   looal  news  subscribe    for  THE
ADVOCATE only $1 for 12 months.
THE
Best
After Grippe Tonic
IS.
Flint's Syrup of
Hypophosphates
Tones np the system
and makes you feel
good.    Large bottle
$I.OO
at
M. A. W. Co.
fit. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.     Free Delivery.
Now is the Season for
Evaporated   Peaches,       Evaporated   Prunes,      Evaporated Pears,
" Apricots, " Apples, ' Figs,
Abo JAMS and JELLIES in cans, glass and jars —
From a fpr 35c up, to 60c for 5-ft ting.
We carry large lines of the above goods.   Quality in all cases guaran-
i|      teed.
Call and See Us.—We have many New Goods to show yon.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Nt. Pleasant.
Telephone I860.
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The Northern
Bank
Mt. PLEASANT BRANCH
Oor. Westminster and Ninth avenues.
Drafts and Bank Money Orders
issued.
A General Banking   Business
transacted.
.We invite yon to start an account in oor
SAVINGS D-WARTM..NT
WITH ON_ DOLLAR.     '
Open Saturday Niohtb, 7 to » o'clock.
J. E, HAW-SHAW, Manager
|<yw<it^wwwf»i»fi»»»ii^r#
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry aad Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beefscmps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
S-fEITH Comer   NINTH avenue   A
_ . I-Cl I II  WESTMINSTER ROAD.
Telephone    16 3 7.
THE
RQYAL BANK  of CANADA
Incorporated 1869/
HIt. Pleasant Branoh
Capital Paid-up
Reserve Fund..
.. *8.000.000.
... «4.!j90.000.
DEPOSITS OP ONE DOLLAR
and upwards, received and interest
allowed thereon. Compounded
FOUR times yearly.
OPEN  SATURDAY   NIGHTS    from
7 to 8 o'clock.
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
transacted.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
If you miss Tim AnvooATB yo* miss
the **o*\ tarn*.
Local Items.
Changes for advertisements should be
in before Thursday noon to insure their
publication.       ■ .
Dr. Robert Lawrence has recovered
from several days illness with severe
cold.
Court Vanconver, Independent Order
of Foresters, will meet on Monday evening in Oddfellows' Hall,
WANTED: a first-lass general servant for smal- family; good wage.
Apply 1101 Melville street.
It is expected the new Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Churoh will be dedicated
the second Sunday in June.
Mrs. W. W. Merkley left on Thursday for Kamloops, to join her husband
who has been absent a few weeks.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L. No. 1843, will
meet on Thursday eveniug next. All
Orangemen cordially invited to attend.
SPRING ITEM—Lawn Mowers
sharpened aDd repaired at Gray's Bicy-
ole & Repair Shop, 8318 Westm'r ave
Buchanan & Edwards have a Sale o:
Hammocks on TODAY. A special
bargain at $2 66.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Priestman have
taken a flat in the uow Mason Block
and will move in the flrst of next week.
FINE LOTS in Sonth Vancouver;
$60.00 cash; price $160.00.—Mrs. R.
Whitney, "The Advocate'' Offlce, 2460
Westminster avenne.
 :o:	
Two 50-ft. lots and flue building, od
Westminster avenue; $30,000, half cash.
Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocate" Office.
Mr. Geo. Mitchell of Scott street, this
week, bought the double-corner on
Tenth aveuue and Scott street, through
Mrs. R. Whitney, Agent.
For your Ice Cream and Candies go to
the Mt. Pleasant Confectionery Store
(Chas. Homewood prop.). Ice Cream
sold iu any quantity, pnt np in neat
boxes
The Royal Bauk of Canada, Mt.Pleasant, beg to notify its numerous customers that the Home Savings Bank Boxes
have arrived in three sizes, one for the
pocket.
vMOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST
CHURCH.
The pastor Rev. H. W., Piercy will
preach morning and evening on Sunday.
Morning subject: "Soul Winning."
Evening subject: "The FaithfulGnido."
No prettier or more Stylish Millinery
tban Mrs. Merkley's Spring Display.
IIOUNT PLBA8ANT METHODIST
OHUROH.
Rev. A. E. Hetherington B.A., B.D.,
the pastor, will preach Sunday morning and evening. Morning subject:
"Growth." Evening subject: "Revised
Estimates."
 :o:	
Before starting on a shopping tour
look ever the advertisements in the
ADVOOATE.
Corner-stone To Be Laid.
The Corner-stone' of the Robson
Memorial Ohurch, Fpworth, will be
laid on Monday May 13th, at 1:30 p.m.,
by the Rev. Dr. Thompson, President
of the Methodist Conference. It is
situated at the corner of the Flett
and Flemming roads, one block
south of Clark's Park, and one
block west of Cedar Cottage station.
STOVES & RANGES
AU kinds—all prices.   Air-tights frow $2.60 tip.
GRAN-TEW ARE, TINWARE, WOODENWARE,
in fact, everything for the home.
We are always pleased to have you call and inspect our stock.
J. A. Flett, Ltd. HARDWARE STORE.
Tel. 4 4 7.
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i| New Spring      I
11 FOOTWEAR
I!
We now have a nice variety   \ [
of New Boots and Shoes for   i!
11
Men,   Boys',    Ladies'    and   JI
Children.
See us before buying your   \ [
next pair.
Onr prices are right.
W. T. MURPHY
3415 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant.
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"The Advocate" 6_nonthsfor50c.
FLOWER &
Garden
Seeds at   I
THE
Independent
Drug Co.
Finest Lawn Grass mixture,
25c per ponud.
. Dominion    Express   Money
Orders issued,
J. O. Rebdie, Manager.
Cor.   SEVENTH ts  Westminster
avenues.   'Phone 2336.
Mt. PLEASANT.
t*tf
For Sale or to
the old Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Building
corner Ninth and Westminster avenues ; apply to
H. O. Lee,
2425 Westminster Atrf
'Phone 323
The persistent advertiser is the chap
who win* out The "occasional" ad
isn't really a very food business proposi-
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j I     King's fleat flat-vet     -
jt   R. Porter A Sons.       2331 Westminster Ave.
i|        Wholesale ond Retail ;
] 1. Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Mbatb.   Fresh Vegetables always
(j on hand.   Orders solicited from all part* of Mount Pleasant and Fairview
1, Prompt Delivery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry iu seasou,
J \ Tel. 2806. ,
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Picture
Postal Cards
We are op -ling np some of
the latest Picture Cards this
week. Among them will be
seen views of Mountain
SceDery, Vanconver and
surrounding country.
We keep a full stork of
Stationery and School Supplies, and will do our best
to suit your many wants.
Yon will require Magazines,
and we will have a' stock
including all the Popular
Magazines, starting with the
June numbers. If you do
not see what you want, ask
for it, aud we shall have ft
delivered to you.
Wm. Stanley & Co.
—Paper-hangers—
Northern Bank Block
Ninth and Westminster avenues.
'Phone a 101.5.
Read the New fork Dental Parlors
advertisement is this v*,P**< *"**" ****> to
New York Dental P_rl«nHfor yoar work
100,000 CAFE
tiM-NVILLe
STREET
White Cook.
First-class iu every respect.
Vancouver's Leading Restauraiu',.
MlHS E. BUFFAM, PtOp.
TheCanadian Banfc;
of Commerce
SA VINOS BANK DEPARTM^.,
Deposits of One Doiiar aud upward*
received and interest allowed thSeoor*
Bank Money Orders  ^ued.
A General Banking Btygjfyggg
transacted.
OFFICE HOURS: 10a. m
Satukdatk: It) a in. to 12 in
[.st tat Bnmli
iRttl
i Westminster
avenue.
O.W
118
n
"6 i- THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMB
DARREL of THE
BLESSED ISLES
By   IRVING   B ACHELLER,
Anther af "Ebcn Holdrn," "D'ri and 1," Cle.
k.
«»PY*-IGHT.      1903,      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY
mi
(Continued.)"
I
I      .
CHAPTER XV.
SIDNEY  TROVE   sat talking  a
while with Miss Letltla.   MIsa
S'mantha,   unable   longer   to
bear the unusual strain of danger and publicity, -went away to bed
soon after supper.   Tunk Hosely came
ln witb a candle about 9.
"Waal, mister," said he, "you ready
r go f bed?"
. "I am," said Trove and followed him
to the cold hospitality of the spars
room, a place of peril, but beautifully
clean. There was a neat rag carpet on
the floor, Immaculate tidies on the bureau and wash table and a spotless
quilt of patchwork on the bed; but,
like tbe dungeon of mediaeval times,
lt was a place for sighs and reflection,
not for rest. Half an inch of frost on
every window pane glistened in the
dim light of the candle.
"As soon as they unlock my door I'll
come an' let ye out in the mornln',"
Tunk whispered.
"Are they going to lock me In?""
"Wouldn't wonder," said Tunk soberly. "What can ye 'spect from a couple
o' dummed ol' maids like them?"
There was a note of long suffering
In his half whispered tone.
"Good night, mister." said he, with a
look of dejection. "Orter have a nightcap er ye'll git hoar frost on yer hair."
Trove was all a-shlver ln the time it
took him to undress, and his breath
came out of him In spreading shafts
of steam. Sheets of flannel and not
less than half a dozen quilts and comfortables made a cover, under which
tbe heat of his own blood warmed bis
body. He became uncomfortably
aware of the presence of his head and
face, however. He could hear stealthy
movements beyond the door and knew
thej were barricading lt wltb furniture.
Long jefore daylight a hurried removal
of the barricade awoke him. Then he
beard a rap at the door and the excited
voice of Tunk.
"Say, mister, eome here quick!" it
called.
Sidney Trove leaped out of bed and
Into bis trousers. He hurried through
the dark parlor, feeling bis way around
a clump of chairs and stumbling over
a sofa. The two old maids were at the
kitchen door, both dressed, one holding
n lighted candle. Tunk Hosely stood
by the door, buttoning suspenders with
one hand and holding a musket In the
other. They were shivering and pale.
The room was now cold.
"Hear that!" Tunk whispered, turn-
big to the teacher,
Tbey all listened, hearing a low,
weird cry outside the door.
"Soun's t' me like a raccoon," Miss
S'mantha whispered thoughtfully.
"Or a lamb," said Miss Letltla.
"Er a painter," Tunk ventured, his
ear turning to catch the sound.
"Let's open the door," said Sidney
Trove, advancing.
"Not me," said Tunk firmly, raising
his gun.
Trove had not time to act before
they heard a cry for help on the doorstep. It was the voice of a youug girl.
He opened the door, and there stood
Mary Leblanc, a scholar of Llnley
school and the daughter of a poor
Frenchman. She came In lugging a baby wrapped iu a big shawl and both
crying.
"Oh, Miss Tower," said she, "fta has
come out o' the woods drunk an* has
threatened to kill the baby! Ma wants
to know lf you'll keep It here tonight"
The two old maids wrung their hands
with astonishment and only said ";!"
"Of course we'll keep It," said Trove
aa he took the baby.
"I must hurry back," said the girl,
now turning with a look of relief.
Tunk shied off and began to build a
lire. Miss S'mantha sat down'weeping,
the girl ran away ln the darkness, and
Trove put the baby ln Miss LeUtia's
arms.
. "I'll run over to Leblanc's' cabin,"
■aid he, getting his cap and coat
"They're having trouble over there."
He left them and hurried off on IiU
way to the little cabin.
Loud cries of the baby rang in that
abode of silence. It began to kick and
squirm with determined energy. Poor
Miss Letltla bnd the very look of panic
in her face. She clung to the Hcive little creature, not knowing what to do.
Miss S'mantha lay back In a fit of hysterics. Tunk advanced bravely, with
brows knit and stood looking down at
the baby.
"Lord, tbls Is awful." said be. Then
a thougbt struck him. "I'll git some
milk," he shouted, running Into the
buttery.
The baby thrust the cup away, and
It fell noisily, the milk streaming over
a new jraS'-carset —
■"H's sTck'* Tm Bure it's sick," said
Miss Letltla, her voice trembling.
"S'mantha, enn't you do something?"
Miss S'mantha calmed herself a little and drew near.
"Jes' like a wil'cat," said Tunk
thoughtfully. "Powerful, too," he add.
ed, with an effort to control one of the
kicking legs.
"What shall we do?" asked Miss Letltla.
"My Bister had a baby once," said
Tunk, approaching lt doubtfully, but
with a studious look.
He made a few passes with his hand
ln front of the baby's face. Then he
gave it a little poke ln the ribs tentatively. The effect was like adding Insult to injury.
"If 'twas mine," said Tunk, "which
I'm glad it ain't, I'd rub a llttle o' that
hoss liniment on bis stummlck."
Tbe two old maids took the baby Into
their bedroom. It was an hour later
when Trove came back. Tunk snt
alone by the kitchen flre. There was
yet a loud wall ln the bedroom.
"What's the news?" said Tunk, who
met him at the door.
"Drunk, that's all," said Trove. "I
took this bottle, slung shot and bar of
iron away from him. The woman
tbougbt I had better bring tbem with
me and put them out of his way."
He laid them on tbe floor ln a corner.
"I got blm Into bed," be continued,
"and then hid the ax and came away.
I guess they're all right now. When I
left be had begun to snore."
"Waal, we ain't all right," said Tunk,
pointing to the room.    "If you can
■"-**"     There stood Mary Lcblano.
conquer that thing you'll do well. Poor
Miss Teeshyl" he added, shaking his
head.
"What's the matter with her?" Trove
Inquired.
"Kicked ln the stummlck till she dun-
no wbere sbe ls," said Tunk gloomily.
Ho pulled off his boots.
"If she don't go in me t'morrer 1*11
miss my guess," be added. "She looks
a good denl like Deacon Hnsklus after
he hnd milked the brlndle cow."
He lenned bnck, one foot upon the
stove hearth. Shrill cries rang ln the
old house.
•' 'Druther 'twould hev been a painter," snld Tunk, sighing.
"Wby so?"
"More used to 'em," said Tunk sadly.
They listened a while longer without
speaking.
"Ye can't drive lt, ner conx it ner
scare It away, ner do nuthln' to It"
said Tunk presently.
He rose and picked up the things
Trove had brought with him. "I'll take
thene to the barn," said he. "They'd
have a fit If they was t' see 'em. Wbat
be they?"
"I do not know whnt they are," said
Trove.
"Wo a I!" said Tunk. "Ibey're queer
folks, them Frenchmen." This looks
like an iron bar broke In two ln tbe
middle."   '
He got his lantern, picked up the bottle, the slung shot and the iron and
went away to the barn.
Trove went to the bedroom door and
rapped and was ndmltted. He went to
work with the bnby, and soon, to bis
Joy, lt lay asleep on the bed. Then he
left the room on tiptoe and n bit weary.
"A very full dny," he said to himself
—"teacher, counselor, martyr, constable, nurse! I wonder whnt next?"
And as he went to his room be hoard
Miss S'mnntba sny to her sister, "I'm
thnnkful It's not a boy nnyway."
A
CHAPTER XVI.
LL were In their sents, and the
teacher  bad   called   a   class.
Carlt Homer came in.
"Vimix* ten  minutes late."
said the teachelf-       ""**?
"I have fifteen cows to milk," the boy
answered.
"Where do you live?"
" 'Bout a mile from here on the Bead.
plains,"
"What time do you begin milking?"
" 'Bout 7 o'clock."
"I'll go tomorrow morning and help
you," said the teacher. "We must be
on time. Thnt's a necessary law of the
school." 2
At a quarter before 7 In the moruiug
Sidney Trove presented bimself at the
Homers'. He hnd come to help with
the milking, but found there were only
five cows to milk.
"Too bnd your fnther lost so many
cows—all iu a day," said he.   "It's a
grent pity. Did you lose anything?"
"No, sir."
"Hnve you felt to see?"
The boy put his hand In his pocket.
"Not   there—it's   an   inside  pocket;
way inside o' you.  It's where you keep
your honor and pride."
"Waal,"' said the boy, his tears starting, "I'm 'frald I have."
"Enough said. Good morning," tbe
teacher answered as he went away.
One morning a few days later the
teacher opened bis school with more
remarks.
"The other day," snld he, "I spoke of
a thing lt was very necessary for us to
learn.  Whnt was lt?"
"To obey," said a youngster.
"Obey what?" the teacher Inquired.
"Law," somebody ventured.
"Correct  We're studying law, every
one of us, tbe laws of grammar, of
arithmetic, of reading, and so on.  We
are learning to obey them.   Now I am
going to ask you wbat is the greatest
law In the world?"
There was a moment of silence. Then
the teacher wrote'these words in large
letters on the blackboard, "Thou shalt
not lie."
"There Is the law of laws," said the
teacher solemnly. "Better never have
been born than not learn to obey it. If
you always tell tbe truth you needn't
worry about any other law. Words are
like money—Borne are genuine, some
are counterfeit. If a man had a bag
of counterfeit mouey and kept passing
It, ln a little while nobody would take
bis money. I knew a man who said
be killed four bears at one shot
There's some that see too much when
they're looking over their own gun
barrels. Don't be one of tbat kind.
Don't ever kill too many bears at a
shot."
After that ln the Llnley district a
man who lied was said to be killing too
many bears at a shot.
Good thoughts spread with slow but
sure contagion. There were some wbo
understood the teacher. His words
went home and far with them, even
to their graves, and how much farther
who can say? They went over the
hills,. Indeed, to other neighborhoods,
and here they are, still traveling, and
goiug now, lt may be, to the remotest
corners of the earth. The big boys
talked about this matter of lying and
declared the teacher was right
"There's Tunk Hosely," said Sam
Price. "Nobody'd take his word fur
nuthln'."
'• 'Less he was f sny he was a fool
out an' out," another boy suggested.
"Dunno as I'd believe him then,"
said Sam, "fer rd begin t' think he
knew Biithln'."
A little girl came In crying one day.
"Wbat Is the trouble?" said the teacher tenderly, as he leaned over and put
his arm around her.
"My father is sick," said the child,
sobbing,
"Very sick?" tbe teacher Inquired.
For a moment she could not answer,
but stood shaken with sobs.
"Tbe doctor snys he can't live," snld
she brokenly.
A solemn stillness fell In the little
schoolroom. The teacher lifted the
child and held ber close to bis broad
breast a moment.
"Be brave, llttle girl," said he, patting her hend gently. "Doctors don't
nlwnys know. He may be better tomorrow."
He took the child to her seat and sat
beside her and whispered a moment
his mouth close to her ear. And what
be said none knew save the girl herself, wbo ceased to cry In a moment,
but lyrj- ."eased to -__-_je_mbflt it
I'fo Be Continued.)
The Most Deviate Spot.
Perhaps the caodlr desolate spot on
earth ls a tiny Btprra swept islet ln
Bering sea nearly midway between
Alaska and- Siberia. Nenrly fifty miles
from the nearj-t land, King's islaud Is
a barren rot&, so steep that no beach
landing can be found. Hen on the
southern side, perched like nests above
the roaring surf and secured to the
rocke'Dy walrus thongs, are the skin
dwellings of the wnlrus hunters. Here
the sun ls never shining, the sen never
smooth. Cold, chilly fogs enshroud the
place In summer, while the frequent
j and furious gales that sweep through
| Bering strait at all sessous render the
narrow summit uninhabitable. Ice
locked during nine months of the year,
the natives depend entirely upou the
seal, wnlrus and whale as a means of
existence. During the brief summer a
stray whaler may visit the Island for
a couple of hours, but this Is the svole
communication with the outer world.
The King's islanders are closely allied
to the Alaskan Eskimos. They are a
fine, hardy race, Inured to dally dangers and privations, and are reckoned'
the best and bravest sailors in Bering
sea. Their boats of walrus hide will
carry from twenty to thirty persons ln
a mountainous sea.
BOBBY ON THE HUMAN BODY
Strange Fuels.
"I have eaten mutton cooked on a
flre of broken mummy," said the sailor.   "It was ln Egypt, and the mum my
was stolen out of a tomb.   Them natives   Is   always   steallu'   mummies.
The)  sell them In pieces to tourists,
j and what #eces they can't dispose of
! otherwise fhey throw Into the bin for
J fuel.    Mummy burns like t'nder, but
I it's a ghastly fuel.   It Is as ghastly a
' fuel as the shoe lasts what they burn
ln the shoeraakin' town of Lynn, where
the old fashioned and discarded lasts
glowln' ln the grates look to you like
amputated human Trilbies.   I been In
tannery towns where the fuel Is lea i lier chips.   This fuel smells and smokes.
It clinkers, too, forculn' Itself Into big,
solid chunks what have to bo broke up
with the poker every little while.    In
British Columbia, where fish Is as plentiful as air, they burn .dried fish when
there's no wood bandy.   The oil In' the
fish causes them fo burn well, but the
Bmel. of this fish fuel ain't to no whito
man's taste."
Pawnshop Art Sales.
"One of the most Indefatigable painters In Philadelphia bas almost exclusively a pawnshop trade," said a pawnbroker the other day while discussing
the many tricks of his business. "He
has been working this market,'' he continued, "for almost four years. I believe I was bis first customer. He was
reduced to the point where his ouly
capital was a lot of pictures that be
could not sell. In bis extremity he
came to me. I advanced him a llttle
money on several pictures, which I
was lucky enough to sell. The'funny
p-trt of it was that the man himself
couldn't sell a picture to save his soul.
He finally realized tbat he wns deficient in business Ideas and confined
himself strictly to painting pictures,
while I attended to tbe sales. At last
he got other customers In my line, and
today be actually makes a living from
the pawnshop trade." — Philadelphia
Record.
. What Ailed the Speech.
At the close of one of the sessions In
the trial of Warren Hastings when
most of those engaged had gathered in
the anteroom Dr. Parr stalked up and
down the room in his pedantic, pompous way, growling out praise's of the
speeches of Fox and Sheridan, but saying not a word about Burke's. Burke,
sensitive at this omission and anxious
for some commendation from the great
nuthority, could nt last contain himself
no longer and burst out:
"Doctor, didn't you like my speech?"
"No, Edmund," replied Dr. Parr,
calmly eying his excited questioner.
"Your speech was oppressed with metaphor, dislocated by parenthesis and
debilitated by amplification!"
P_t.l__r Ont Fires.
In some of the cities of Europe the
cost of putting out a flre Is made k
charge upon the property of the, person
for whose benefit the flre department
le called out
Ancient Tom—.tone..
The custom of inscribing upon tombstones was In vogue among the Greeks
and Romans. The Greeks only did this,
howeyer, ln the case of their Illustrious men, but wben a Roman died be
was duly buried near a highway, and
on his tombstone was carved a suitable Inscription, which ln the majority
of cases begau with "Sta, viator" (stop,
traveler).
The Town ot Brook.
The neatest town In the world Is
Brock, in Holland. So tidy are the inhabitants that they will not allow
horses in the street. It contains a population of 2,700, and the chief industry
Is the making of Edam chee.se.
His Shaky Seat
A small Canadian ventured into the
room .while his eldest sister was entertaining a masculine caller.
"Mr. Harris," the youth finally interrupted, "I wish you would take me
with you some day."
"Take you with mer echoed the caller. "Where do you want to go, Bobble r
"I hoard Mr. Grant, next door, say
you were on the water wagon and he
guessed you'd soon fall off. I'd love to
help you drive."—Canadian Courier.
Eloquent Silence.
There are silences of all sortq, ae
there ls speech of all sorts. There are
silences that Bet one's teeth on edge-
It Is always a relief to break them—
and there are silences that are gentler, kinder, sweeter, more loving, more
eloquent than any words and which It
it always a wrench to Interrupt—Marlon Crawford _____
Rare Genu,
The rarest and costliest gems, though
not always esteemed the most beautiful, are pigeon's blood rubles, fire
opals and diamonds that are pure, but
■bed a distinct glow of blue or pink.
A  J-Tenlle  Blur  Containing  Some
Hitherto l-p-blLhed Information.
The human body was first supposed
to be made up of 208 bones, but later
discoveries bave developed the fact
that lt contains 208 bones and an appendix. An appendix ls something
which ls added on, like a postscript on
a woman's letter, and means about na
much. Its principal use Is to afford a
revenue for doctors and surgery specialists. Operations on the human system are the correct thing ln polite society. Pa says there Is one woman ln
our town who has nothing left ln her
but ber palate aud her tongue, she has
been operated on bo much. Last Sunday our Sundny school text was,
"Praise the Lord, oh, my soul, and all
that ls within me." I said to pa,
"Mrs. So-and-so wouldn't be very
strong on that would she?" And he
laughed and said no.
A rnll.-oad brakeman Is In a class by
bimself. He doesn't have anywheres.
near 208 bones In his body. I know a
brakeman, chairman of a grievance
committee of ten, and wben be goes to-
count the members of the committee-
on his fingers he can never get a
quorum because he hasn't enough fingers left
It says ln my physiology that In the
human frame ls a network of nerves,
a sort of system of fine wires whlcb
carry messages to and from the brain.
For Instance, lf you put your finger on
a hot stove the nerves of the arm carry a message to your brain that your
finger Is getting burned, and your
brain flnshes back Instructions to take
your finger off the stove. The other
night I had my fingers lu a can of Jam.
ln the pantry when by eardrum sent a
message to my brain that ma was.
coming. My brain answered back to-
take my fingers out but the message
was delayed In transmission, and I
didn't move quick enough. Ma caught
me. For a few minutes the wires running up my spine to my brain were-
crowded witb good government messages as to what was going on on the.
firing line. Now when I go to sit
down my brain advises my arms to put
a pillow on the chair.—Bobby ln Judge.
On the Job.
When the thermometer dropped below zero Mrs. Rodgers was much disturbed by the thought that Huldah,
the new kitchen maid, slept In an untreated room.
"Huldah," she said, remembering the-
good old custom of ber girlhood, "!t"»
going to be pretty cold tonight I think,
you bad better take a flatlron to bed.
with you."
"Yes, ma'am," assented Huldah without enthusiasm.
Mrs. Rogers, happy In the belief that
her maid was comfortable, slept soundly. In the morning she visited the-
kitchen.
"Well, Huldah, how did you get:
along with the flatlron?"
Huldah breathed a deep sigh of recollection.
"Veil, ma'am, I got It most warm,
before morning."—Everybody's.
Wise Youth.
"Yes," sighed the unfavored suitor,.
"Evangeline's father told me never to
call there again. I tell you I am feeling pretty blue."
"Well," Bald his chum, "before 1
would feel that way I should call ln>
spite of the old gentleman."
"Oh, no. I would rather feel blue,
tban to run the chance of feeling black,
and blue."—Chicago News.
Blmply Manipulated.
"He has Invented a skidless auto-
wheel."
"That ought to bring him a fortune."
"Yes."
"How does the thing work ?'
"It's very simple. AU you bave to do>
to prevent tbe wheels from skidding l»
lo keep the auto ln the garage when,
the pavements are wet"—Cleveland
Plain Dealer.
Process off Elimination.
"What became of the four act piny
you were writing Inst summer?" they
asked her at the high tea.
"I took It to a playwright," she replied, "who kept It four months, tbem
gave it back to me, saying it was no>
earthly good as a four act play, but
would make a very strong one act curtain raiser,
"I made a one act play of it and took
lt to a manager. I suppose he wilt
give It back to me In another four
months and tell me to cut It out altogether."—New York Press.
En—eta of Color.
The study of color will be one of the-
sciences of the future. Experts say
that every known shade has Its effect-
on health and character, and the most
valuable are the primary hues—red,,
blue and yellow.
Vlne-rar on Meats.
Vinegar Is seldom used on meats,
and yet it might be v_ery wisely, for
It has the properties of softening and
even dissolving the muscular fiber.
Take, for Instance, meat that ls very
tough. Lay It In a deep dish, cover It
with diluted vinegar, allow lt to stand
overnight and the next morning It
will be found as tender as possible.
i.. THEADVOCAT
The Crystal  Palace Show
At the forty eighth Great National
Bird Show, held this year at the
Crystal Palace, in London, 2,200
birds transformed that place into a
perfect hall of song. Twelve hundred
•and fifty canaries were exhibited,
two-thirds of that number being or-
;ange colored. The president of the
show, by way of accounting for the,
majority of orange-colored canaries,
isaid:
•''They are becoming more and more
popular. The method of turning a
canary's fenthers orange is..very
simple. With its food is mixed a
smnll quantity of cayenne pepper,
and in a few weeks or months the
fenthers change color. If pepper is
given to the bird when it is young
a more vivid color will be obtained.
The beautiful orange tint of the sing-
ing bird's plumage is ?ffec„d by uu
natural diet."—New York Tribune.
Does fit
Doesn't
shrink
ANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
t .Recruit
>i ;„!
Underwear
has the i
warm     feel
the skin enjoys.
Doesn't    itch.
Made  for   men, women and   little   folks,
in   a   variety  of  styles,
abrics     and     prices.
Rheumatism—What's the Cause? —
Where', the Cure?—The active Irritating cause of this most painful ot diseases ls poisonous uric acid ln the blood.
South American Rheumatic Cure neutralizes tho acid poison. Relieves ln six
hours and cures In one to three days.—90
At school Wilhelm had great difficulty with his arithmetic problems,
and hiB teacher tried in va:n to make
him understand. Finally, to bring
the matter home,  he said:
"If I should go into your father's
shop and say I wanted two pounds
of meat, and he only hnd a pound
and a half, what would he do?'
The boy thought profoundly for a
moment and then said:
"He would make up the weight
with his thumb I"—Muskete.
The Earnest
., A, lieutenant jjjjtf" examining a re-
TV. .cruit as tp. .Jhisr manceuvres jn case
Of war. "What would you do if you
met an enemy on the field of battle ?" asked the examiner.
"Shoot him dead, sir."
"Right. And what if you met a
whole battalion of the enemy ?"
"Shoot them dead, sir."
"Nonsense !" You couldn't do it.
You should fall back and give warning. What would you do if you met
a cow belonging to the enemy t"
Shoot it dead, sir."
"Wrong."
"Fall back and give warning, sir."
"Wrong again. You should catch
hold of it by the horns and lead it
into camp.
What would you do if you met me
A Refreshing Stimulant
toi
I
II
That  Is   Perffeotly   Harmless   Beoause It Is
Free   From  Adulteration.
M
(.authorize every dealer in Pen-AngV
Underwear to' replace, at cur cost, an)
gaiment faulty ia material « malting
BABY'S SMILE.
Baby's Bmile indicates that he is
well and happy. It is only the sick
child who is cross ahd restless. And
the mother can depend upon it that
when her baby cries he is not crying
simply to be ugly—that is not his
nature—he is crying because he is in
pain—most probably his little stomach is out of order. The mother will
find Baby's Own Tablets a never failing cure for all the minor ailments
of little ones. In the homes where
the Tablets are used there are no
cross, crying babies — nothing but
bright, happy and playful babies—
the kind that are a joy to the home.
Mrs. Joseph Legree, Caraquet, N. B..
says: "At the time I sent for Baby's
Own Tablets my little one was weak
and failing. He would cry night and
day, and I did not seem able to get
anything to help him. After giving
him the Tablets there was a great
change and he has since thrived finely." The Tablet", are sold by druggists or by mail at 25 oents a box
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Ont.
N—it's Cartoons.
Among those people who attended
the sale of the Thomas Nast cartoons
recently, was a man who had called
on the cartoonist years ago at his
home in Morristown for the purpose
of seeing and talking to the artist,
for whom he had a great admiration.
In the course of the pleasant interview visitor expressed a desire to buy
a rough sketch of a cartoon showing
Boulanger receiving the result of the
French elections, in which the general had been defeated
on the field ?:
"Shoot you dead, sir."
"Rubbish! I'm not an enemy. I
wear the same uniform as you do."
"Fall back an_ give warning, sir."
"Wrong, stupid! I'm not a battalion of the enemy."
"Then, sir. I would take you by
the horns and lead you into camp."
—Lustige Blaetter.
SALADA
GREEN TEA
A Perfect Luxury for Japan Tea Drinkers
Lead    Packets    Only,    40c,  60c,  and    SOc    Per    Lb.    At    All    Grocers.
Spring Blood Troubles
SKIN    OF
BILEANS   CLEAR   THE
PIMPLES
Humors and impurities in the
biood force their way to the surface
Nast'sail?"he in the springtime and cause eruptions
thought* too" much "of "it to part with j and unsightly sores Nature has pro-
the sketch. When lot No. 135 wasjV'ded a remedy in Bileans, which ara
put up, it was recognized as the co- Peasant to take, not unpleasant m
veted cartoon, and the man who operation, and are purely vegetable
could not buy it a few years ago at in composition. Women with skin
any price bid 2 and secured the pic- blotches  and eruptions should prove
ture.—New York Tribune.
In a recent action the plaintiff hnd
stated that his financinl position was
alwnys satisfactory. In cross-examination he was asked if he had ever
been bankrupt.
"No," was the answer.
The next question wns, "Now, be
careful; did you ever stop payment?"
"Yes," was the reply.
"Ah!" exclaimed the counsel, "I
thought we should get at it at last.
When did thnt happen?"
"After I had paid all I owed," was
the answer.
If a cough makes your nights
sleepless and weary, it will worry
you a good deal, and with good
cause. To dispel the worry and give
yourself rest try Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syr.io. It exerts a soothing influence on the air passages and
allays the irritation that leads to inflammation. It will subdue the most
stubborn cough or cold, and eventually eradicate it from the system,
as a trial of it will prove to you.
A criminal whose day of execution
had arrived was asked by the jailer
if he hod any last favor to request.
"I have, sir," said the condemned
man. "and it is a very slight favor
indeed."
"Well, if it is renlly a slight favor
I cnn grant it.    What is it?"
"I wnnt a few peaches to eat."
"Peaches!" exclaimed the jailer;
"why, they won't be ripe for several
months yet."
"Well," snid the condemned mnn,
"that doesn't  matter—I'll  wait."
Alcohol
not needed
Ayer's Sarsaparilla Is not a
strong drink. As now made,
there is not a drop of alcohol
in it. It is a non-alcoholic tonic
and alterative. Ask your own
doctor about your taking this
medicine for thin, impure
blood. Follow his advice
every time.   He knows.
A
We publish our formulsi
yers
W. Ii.ni.h aleohol
from our iri.dl-l!i«.
We org. you to
oon.nl! your
doctor
"I'd Rather be Dead than suffer again
the tortures of insomnia, palpitation and
nervous twitching of my muscles Induced by simple neglect of a little Indigestion.'1 These are the forceful and
warning words of a lady who proclaims
that her cure by South American Nervine when everything else had failed was
a modern miracle. A few doses gives
relief.—92
In Attei. Yean.
Smith — When Green was. courting
that young widow a couple of years
ago he declared he couldu't live without hor. Jones—And did he marry her?
Smith-Yes. And now he Is trying :w
get n divorce on the grounds that It's
Impossible to live with her.—Exchange.
DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED
by local applications, as tbey cannot
reach tue ai—ased portion of tbe ear.
There is oniy oue way to cure deafness,
and tbat Ib by con-.iiiu.iuual remedies.
Deafness ls caused by an inbamed condition of the mucous lining of tbe rJustach-
lau Tube. Wben this tube ia inbamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperteot
hearing, and wben it is entirely closed.
Deafness ls tbe result, and unless tbe
inbammation oan be taken out and this
tube restored to its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever; nine
cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh.
which is nothing but an inbamed condition of  the  mucouB  surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars tor
any case of DeafnesB (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Oure.    Hend  for circulars,  free.
K J. CHUM i. _'  it CO., Toledo. O.
Hold  by  Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family l'ills for oonstipsy
UM.
how speedily Bileans remove them
One or two Bileans taken just before retiring for the night—that is all!
Morning sickness, debility, indigestion, biliousness, heartburn, headache
constipation, pibs and female ailments all disappear before a short
course of Bileans. All druggists and
stores at 50 cents a box, or fromBil-
ean Co., Toronto, for price. 0 boxes
sent for $2.50. Send lc. stamp for
free sample.
The Motor Cr.se.
"Don't you sometimes envy these
very wealthy people their enjoyments?"
"No," answered Miss Cayenne. "I
never cared for the smell of gasoline."
—Washington Star.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Tallest  LlKhthouae.
The tallest lighthouse on British
coasts ls the Skerryvore, off Argyllshire. It la 140 .'eet high. It contains
4.308 tons of mnsonrv and cos_fc.£90.2G8.
It Retains Old and Makes New
Friends.—Time was when Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil had but a small
field of distribution, but now its territory is widespread. Those who first
recognized its curative qualities still
value it as a specific, and while it
retains its old friends it is ever making tiew. It is certain that whoever
once uses it will not be without it.
Soon  Be a   Hnlf Lucie.
Sweet Singer—The star boarder has
not paid a cent In the last three
months.
Comedian Bonrder—H'm! He ought
to join a football team.
Sweet Singer-A footbnll team?
Comedian Boarder—Sure! Isn't he a
quarterback?—Chicago News.
Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Garget
Cows.
In
The Berry He Was.
Wben Blsbop Berry of the Methodist
Episcopal church waa a young preacher he once gave a lecture ln a rural
community. Wishing to be witty, he
announced to hia audience that he was
a berry and called npon them to state
what kind of berry. Nearly every berry known ln the vicinity was guessed,
and the speaker refused to share the
qualities of any of those named. At
last an old lady who was not sympathetic with the seeming levity of the
lecturer, arose aqd exclaimed in a
squeaky voice: "I know what kind of
a berry you are. Yon are a gooseberry
and a very green one at that. Go on
with the lecture." And the lecturer did
quickly.—Christian Work.
Ask your doctor, "Whit is the first great
rule of health?" Nine doctors out of
ten will quickly reply, " Keep the bowels
regular.'' Then ask him another question, "What do you think of Ayer's
Pills for constipation?"
■     Mem* by thl f. O. Ajrsr Co., Lowell,:
Animal Shells.
It Is a curious fact that the shells of
certain animals, such as ceplialopods,
brachlpods and some bivalves, aro
commonly marked by retrogressive
changes as age advances. "Tbe old
man returns to second childhood in
mind and body," states a well known
ielontl.it at Washington, "and the
shell of the cephalopod has In old age,
however distinct and highly ornamental the adult, very close resemblance to
Ita own roun-r."
Tke Action of Water Upon Rooka,
Sediments, or stratified rocks, are ln»
variably those which have been laid
down under water. They are always
recognizable as such because divided
Into those layers which the action of
the water always produces.
The   Right  Word
Editor—I notice that you say that
the women at the ball tonight were
"elegantly gowned" Do you think
"elegantly gowned."     Do you think
Reporter—Well, you couldn't call
them dressed.—Somerville Journal.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Seiber—Speaking of costly menus,
what is the highest price you ever
had to pay for a partridge?
Wright—Twenty-five dollars. I had
shot it out of season. »
When all other corn preparations
fail, try Holloway*3 Corn Cure. No
pain whatever and no inconvenience
in using it.
Dobbins—I don't know what's the
matter with my furnace; it doesn't
heat the house at all."
Seiber—Does it draw all right?
Dobbins—I should say it does. It
draws about nine-tenths of my salary
every week.—Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
A  fresinmnn.
A freshman who had entered one of
fhe large universities and was not
much accustomed to tlie ways either
Of Institutions of learning or of cities
was returning late oue eveuing from a
lecture. When near his lodgings he was
halted by two masked men, who "held
him up" ln true metropolitan style.
One of the men leveled the conventional revolver at the young mnu, while
Ihe other relieved bim of his watch,
pocketbook aud other valuables. He
made no mention of the mutter to anybody at the time, but a few days later
he reported lt to the president of the
university.
"It wasn't a great deal," he said,
"but It was more than I like to lose,
and I think it's an outrage to treat a
boy that way."
"Why didn't you tell me of tbls sooner?" asked the president.
"I supposed they would bring the
things back to me next morning," he
answered. "It was a couple of sophomores hazing me, wasu't It?"
Exercise Without Effort.
Miss   Gaysett—Do   you   golf,   Mr.
Slopechln?    Mr.   Slopechin—Quite   a
good deal, y'know.   I have me man go
round the course fine twice *
__c___ _
'fefe ■,:.:•:'   HHE. PROOF      v:._^
Roofing
METALLIC ROOFING C?
A  Precaution
Watchman (discovering a burglar
in the act of opening a bank safe)—
Hold on!   What are you doing there?
Burglar—Don't make such a row,
old man. I want to see if my deposit
is all right. Nobody can trust hia
bankers nowadays.—Tit-Bits.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itih on hum- *
an or animals cured In 30 minutes by
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
Elder McNabb—I'm not denying
that the Duke of Argyle is a great
man and a learned man, but what I.
contend is this—he's not a popular
man. He's not a man that has many
friends.
Andra Fergusson—Weel. ye see,
the Duke is in a verra deeficult position—his pride o' birth prevents
him associatin' with men o' his ain
intelleck, an' his pride o' intelleck
prevents him associatin' with men o'
his ain birth.—Weekly Telegraph.
SCORED ANOTHER   ^
WONDERFUL VICTORY
m   em
9m Hon Added to th* Long List of
Cant Effected by Psychine.
This young lady, who .Uvea in Browns*
ville, near Woodstock, Ont., tells her own
story in a few effective words of how ihe
obtained deliverance from the terrible
grip of weakness and disease.
I have to thank Psychine for my present health.
Two rears ago I was goin* Into a decline. I coma
hardly drag myself serosa tba Hoot. I could nol
sweep the carpet
If 1 went for a
drive I bad to 11*
down when I
came back. If I
Went lor a mile
on two on my
wheel I was tea
vi-ak to lift lt
through the fate-
way, and last
time 1 cams ln
from having a
spin I dropped
utterly helpless
from fatigue. My
lm her would sire
mono peace until
I procured Psy-
ohlne, knowing it
wns excellent Tor
hollew
But don't wait until an animal Is
Injured. GET IT NOW—and you
have the remedy that CURES all
lameness in horses.
If your dealer does not handle
it, send SOc. to
National Drug & Chemical Co., Limited,
MONTHS*-
BROOKS' NEW CURE
Brooks' Appliance."New
discovery, wonderful. Ko
obnoxious springs or tin's.
Automatic Air Cushions.
Binds and draws the broken
parts together as vou would
a broken limb. No s-tss.
Ko lympbol. Ko Ilea. Por*
able, cheap. Pat. Oept. 10,*t>l.
•E-T    ON    TRIAL.
oavaLoaus rata.
C. E. BROOKS. 3_) Brook.'Bid*,
FOR
Uajmbau, ms—
EASTER
LILYroff
ERSTER
SUNDAY
Send 10 Cents
Will send too 1 Esrtef
LUy Bulb.lToberoie,!.
CUdlolu.,   1  Clnn.mon
vlne,10»l-tlso 100 different kind, of fresh, finett
grown   seeds,   Including
Pinilel, Petunias, Phlox,
Aster.,     Btockl,    tweet
Peal,   Cm—i,  R.lisnity
Ni_turtlum.,MornlngGlo-
lies, Verbena., Portulics.
Thl.  Hns  collection or
seed, snd Bulb, for Mela.
Bllser or 2c. stamps,  .
American Nursery
W.    N.    U.    No.   629
LAME
*H
or Sore Muscles due to Colds,
Strains or Rheumatism
will h_T« tha inflammation that causes tha
lameness quickly removed by first bathing
wltb hot water, then rubbing on bri-ily
Johnson^ >
iHMiniment
Its wonderful power to destroy pain haa
mads It famous since 1810.
35c, thru, times as muoh SOc.   AU dsalars.
I. B. JOHNSON A CO., Boston, Ms—..
decline or weak-
ness. I must sar
the results are
wonderful, and
people remarked
my lmproreasnt Instead of a little, pale
cheeked, listless, melancholy firl, I am to-day
full of Ufa, ready for a il»_f h.ride, a skating
match, or sn crania* party with anyone, and *
fow months ago 1 oould not -truffle to church,
10 roads from my horns. I hare never had ths
lilthtest oauss to feu any return of the disease.
_LI_ _VU_HL WOOD,
m) Brownsville, Ont
"■uousandi of women are using PSYCHINE, because they know from experience that in it they have a safe friend
and deliverer. Psychine ii a wonderful
tonic, purifying the blood, driving out
disease germs, gives a ravenous appetite,
aids digestion snd assimilation of food,
tnd is a- positive and absolute cure for
disease of throat, chest, lungs, stomach
and other organs. It quickly builds up
tbe entire system, making sick people
well and weak people strong.
PSYCHINE
, (PRONOUNCED 51-KUAl),
for sale at all druggista.at feOc snd.f 1.00
per bottle, or at Dr. T. a. Slocum, Limited, •
Laboratory,' 179 Kln^St, West, Toronto.
Dr. Root'j Kidney Pills are a sure and
permanent cure for Rheumatism, Bright's
Disease, Pain in the Back and all forms
of Kidney Trouble.   25c per box, at all
t dealers. .,..
SSSE
EASY
TO PUT OUT
Co simple is it to handle, any (.
woman can decorate her own home
with Alabastine. Writs to-day for our
book "Homes, Healthful and Beautiful."
It explains how Alabastine is ths cheapest,
most healthful and most luxurious* wallcovering.
Send ten cents for a copy of "Homes, Healthful and Beautiful," witn
many dainty, now Ideas for the decoration of your home.
Alabastine is sold by hardware and paint dealers everywhere—
a 5 pound package for SO cents.
Ask your dealer for tint oard. NEVER  SOLD IH  BULK.
f.t.l _UK\..,1
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'«  WILLOW   STREET. PARIS* ON"C THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
-<e.
:■■?&.
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(Established April 8,1899.)
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tendon,'E.'O., England Where a
.file- of "The Advocate" is kept for
^visitors.	
Mrs. R  Whitney, Publisher.
^ul-criptiou $1 a yoar  payable  in
Advanoe.
Boontaa Oopy.
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B. 0.,   Mat 11, 1907.
Important News Items of the
Week.
MAY 4TH.
Great destruction of life and
. ^property at Canton, China, caused
py the explosion of a gun powder
magazine. Hundreds of people
were injured and the list of
iriHed is large. Fifteen buildings
were razed and over a hundred
wrecked.
The New Brunswick Press Association at a special meeting held
in St. John, passed a resolution as
follows, which was ordered to be
presented to the Postmaster-
Jjeneral:
"Whereas, the Postoffice Department of Canada, through its official representatives and heads, has
recently negotiated a postal convention at Washington which arbitrarily prohibits the circulation of
Canadian newspapers in the United
States, save on terms whch impose
a, ruinous loss upon Canadian publishers, in so far as their United
States circulation is concerned.
■Therefore be it resolved: That this
/neeting of the New Brunswick
Press Association strongly censures
i'he. Canadian postal authorities for
their utter disregard of the interests of Canadian publishers in negotiating this treaty and most respectfully calls upon tke .Dominion
j-jovernment to immedtJMely secure
the repeal of said convention."
The Irish International Exhibition opened at Dublin.   The exhibition is given to show the develop-
rV.ent and progress of Ireland.
MAY 5TH.
The mners in the Crow's Nest
district and Alberta decided to resume work by a vote of 1125 tor
and 750 against.
The Dominion Exhibition will
-6 held at Sherbrooke next fall,
from Aug. 22 to Sept. 1 i.
Racial animosity is reported to
he increasing in Northern India.
The Hindus, the educated and student classes particularly, are hostile- to Europeans. The movement
originating in the Bengal has
ifpr<.ad to the Punjab, but tlie situ-
iiion is being .carefully watched
and incitement to violence is rigor- j
yusly suppressed. !
MAY GTH.
"Ian Maclaren," Rev. Dr. Watson, died at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He
-ioiitracted a severe cold ,while on
u lecturing tour, and was removal
i few days ago to the hospital at
Mt. Pleasant. j
The Montreal News Company,
packed by the- publishers of the big
American Sunday paper*, will fight
tjle clause in the Lord's Day Act
prohibiting the sale of Sunday pa-
•fer-3. They will contend that the
qelivery of papers is not a breach I
uf the law. I
lion, R. L. Borden, the leader
fi the Conservative party, will tour
ne country from Nova Scotia to
British Columbia.        . 1
The telephone girls, the    street
car--men and the iron workers of
ban Francisco are out on strike.
MAY 7TH,
Mr. William Stitt, General Passenger Agent of the C. P. R., and
Mr. G. McL. Brown, General Passenger Agent ol the Canadian At-
luntic Steamship line, have return-
id lo Montreul train Washington,
iiiirly \ieil satisfied with the interview they have had with tbe authorities there that the caiig,. in
1 e immigration law o{ the United
Slates will be .carried'into effect nt
... i .e '     1   .
*. iiiiiimum ohuicoiiv?'.ucnce U> La-
f^di-in travelers.-... The tkw Hv ■
*.' '■' ■•"!..a '•-&' '•?'••?*-'.rcr•**.'>.'•
immigrants entering the country
and the regulations make the transportation companies responsible for
the payment. This practically
means that the railway and steamship companies of Canada will be
■collecting agents for the United
States Government. They will
collect the head tax when they sell
tickets to immigrants for points in
the United States. With regard to
Canadians, all who have qualified
by one year's residence in the Dominion will be allowed to enter the
States free. As the discretion in
this matter is left to the ticket
agent, it is not anticipated that
complications will arise.
Negotiations are in progress between France and Japan looking, to
an understanding mutually guaranteeing the political and commercial
interests of the two powers in the
Far East.
The strike of the 5,000 longshoremen at New York is seriously effecting several big trans-Atlantic liners.
May 8th.
Oity Comptroller Riplingor of Scuttle
is accused of being short in bis accounts
about $35 000.
The French steamer Poitou was
wrecked off the coast of Ui'iignary; a
160 passeuffiii'.s und crow wen. saved.
The longshoremen's strike iu Scuttle
is crippling tho shipping at thnt port.
May 0th.
An increiisi. 'if from 2 tn 2, _ cents an
hour, anil 11 Suiniday afturpoou holiday,
has been grantul the liUpmeu ot the
Bell Telephone Company at Toronto.
The C. I'. R is patting ou a triweekly trims coiuiueiitiil train to make
the run of i;904 miles Iu lass thnu 85
hours.
W iy 10th    '
Advices fron. Lahore, India, state
there is every idioation of a native
outbreak, and in- outbreak, and the
authorities hiu I king drastic steps to
quiet the ..ulnioal unrest.
Tho 0. t* it. .. - giauted 11 15 por
cent inc.P'i so in *■ lary to its telegraphers
and a half hour 1 duotlon in time to its
uight stan
All the uiiuos ing the Crow's Nest;
are now in operat: u
The San Praii' seo conflagration"01
April 190o1 a.isi- 'loss iii proiiwrty of
|860.0O0.U',u li-.- loss to 3411 insurance
compauii-. .as '1751)08 608, aud; iu
addition there wus a lurge amount of
re insurance iu foreign companies,
which makes the i ital loss to insurance
companies throughout the world
between $220,000 ViOll and $335 000.000.
President Geo. B. 1 hell of the National
Board of Underwj tiers, at th« 'annual
meetiug, stiit o th it not only was every
dollar of pri tut previously mude by tbe
companies, (sine. .';»i"). swept away
but cost them bo* d s $7: 77-17*1.
 «»>	
Siibscribi'rs are requested tn report
any carelessness in ' he delivery of this
p 1. er.
"The Blood is The Life,"
Science' has never gone beyond the
above simplo statement of scripture. But
it has Illuminate- that statement and
given It a meaning ever broadening with
the increasing breadth of knowledge.
Whon the blood Is "bad" or Impure It
is not alone' the body Which suffers
through disease. The brain is alio
clouded, Uie mind and judgement are
effected, and many an evil deed or Impure
thought may be directly traced to the
Impurity of the blood. Foul, Impure blood
can ba made pur* br the use of Or.
Pierce's Guidon Medical Discovery. It
enriches and' purifies tbe blood thereby
cuHt^, plmploa, blotches, eruptions sad
otljet cutst-ous affections, *a eczema.
tetter, or salt-rheum, hives and other
manifestations of Impure blood.
• ' :   •   .' •   '   •       9       •
Un the ear* of scrofulous swellings, eu-
Urgod (lends, opeh eating ulcers, or old
•fi-Ns, the "CloMon MedlcW Discovery "has
pertom-d the b»o«* marvelous cnres.  Ib
.cilaes of oW sored, or a)*an eating ulcers,
It l» well to apply to the open sores Dr.
Pierce's All-Ueallng Mite, Which possesses wonderful beaiing potency when
nsed-'as '*» application'to tlie sores' In conjunction with the nse of • Oolden Mbdlcel
WiOortafi " m * Wood' cleansing constitutional ' treatment.    If  yonr druggist
don't happen to have the "All-Healing
Salve" in'stock. you can easily procure It
by l-closfng' fifty-four cents In postage
stamps to Dr. R. V. Fierce, 663 Main St,
Buffalo, N. Y., and It will come to yon by
return post.   Most druggists keep It as
well as tttk "Oolden Modteal Discovery."
'••',•       •       »       _
Yoa can't' afrord to accept any medicino
[of wilbionni comtpesitlon as a substitute
i|or'"_old-»Midlcal Discovery," which to
■*   medicine   o,    knowx   co_positio_,
hfetffit • eomploto list',of Ingredients In
pinto Engflsh on Its battle-wrapper, the
j same being atteetnd usjftirrort undiir 01UI1.
'    Dr. Pli'tvo'. ri.'iisnW r.llnta mvrulsu*
*wiltrti(t<kiM-Hlo _«-%•.'': —rtxfX lYxxieli:
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Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4a9
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your house.
A   STUDY   OF   BREEDS   OF
SWINE.
An instructive pamphlet devoted
to breeds of swine has been issued
from Ottawa as Bulletin No. 11 of
the Live Stock branch. It deals
with the history, characteristics
and points of excellence of the six
principal breeds reared in Canada.
Commencing with a review of the
origin of domestic swine, the bulletin teaches that the many varieties
that are found in various parts of
the world are all descended from
one original stock of wild hogs. The
variations that were effected by
domestication upon the progenetors
of our present breeds are followed
out briefly. It is pointed out that
confinement along with an ample
supply of food soon affected great
and lasting changes in conformation, disposition and aptitudes of
the animals. With these changes
there came about a breeding to
type and color in various localities
as suited the requirements and de-
in the course of time in establish-
sires of the hog raisers, resulting
ing the present pure breeds. Copies
of the bulletin are obtainable by applying to the Live Stock Commissioner at Ottawa.
SOME   THINGS   TO   LEARN.
Learn to laugh. A good laugh is
better than medicine.
Learn to attend strictly to your
own business—a very important
point.
Learn how to tell a story. A well-
told story is as welcome as a sunbeam in a sickroom.
Learn to stop grumbling. If you
cannot see any good in this world,
keep tlie bad to yourself.
Learn to keep your own troubles
to yourself. The world is too
busy to care for your ills and sorrows.
Learn to hide your aches and
pains under a pleasant smile. No
one wants to know if you have the
earache, headache, or rheumatism.
Mt. Pleasant
Lodges;
t. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodgo "No. 19 meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. in , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—Stanley Morrison,
Recordino Secretary—H.   Patterson, 120 Tenth avenae, east.
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Keview  2d an,, lth Tuesdays of eneh
mouth iu  Knights   Of  Pythias    Hall
Westminster nvonue.
Visitiug Ladies always welcome.
Lady Commander—Mm. N. Pettipieo»,
25 Tenth avenne, east.
Lady Recorder Keepto-—Mrs. Bntchart,
corner Eleventh and Manitoba.
L. O. L
Mt. Pleasant L O. L.,
No. 1842, meets the 1st and
3d Thursday of each month,
nt 8 p. m , in the K_ of P.
Hall
. :.i»j j... A11     visitiufr    Brethren
^i>*A*mim>t cordially welcome.
J. Martin. W. M.,
lilt Ninth avenne. eaat.
Samuel Moore, Rec. Sec'y.,
South Vancouver Poatofl.ee.
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 3d and 4th
Moudays of each mouth at .1 p. in., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethreu always welcome.
Chief Ranger—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
—7 Princess street, City.
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Cnm-
niings, "Advocate" Office, Mt. Pleasant
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vaucouver Couueil, No. 211a, meets
every 2d aud 4th Thursdays of each
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, Westminster avenue.
Sojourning  Friends always welcome
E. R. Flewwelling, Chief Conncillor
2542 Ontario street.
Mis. O. G. Kinnie, Recorder
348 Seventh   avenue, east.
*000000000000000000*r0000*^00.*)i*00m^ I
Two 25-ft. lots, }i block from  Westmiuster avenne, $050.
8 lots on Westminster avenne, cornor,
18.500.
Sixteenth avenue, 6 lots, 50x190, |E00
each.
Coruer, 50x100, Niuth avenue, $3,000.
Property on    Westminster    avenue,
bringing a rental of $160 per month.
2 88-ft. lots, ''-roomed House, orehnrd
small fruit... $8.(150
Beautiful 9-room   House,   gas and
electrio light, convenient to car;
Thirteenth aveune.
Lot   20x182  on Westminster   avenui.
two-storey building, in fine condition ; leased for 2 years; title perfect..   Price $14 000.
One lot, 26x120, on Westminster avenne; price $600, $200 down,
balauce ou easy terms.
5 Lots (corner) Westminster  avenne,
-1x182; price $8,500, terms.
-ix-room honsc> on Howe street, $1,200
cash, balance on easy terms.
Beautiful honse, 4 lots on corner, in
Graudviow. Lovely home
Beautiful eornar, fine house on  property.   In desirable part nt Vancouver
$4,500
Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good business
property. Increasing in
value   all   the   time.
Choice Acres near city; suitable to
subdivide; good buy; favorable
terms.
$50G Buys
a lot 25x122 on Westminster
avenue, near oity limits.
$200 cash.
$1 500
buys a fine lot on Lome street.
Tho finest location on this Btreet.
Boy now beforo the price goes
up; $800 cash, balance 6 and 12.
LOTS on FOURTEENTH
Avenue
$450, $475 and $.100 each—half   cash.
These lots are high and level.
List
Yonr Property wit'.'
Mrs. R. Whitney,   2450   Westminster
aveuue, "Advocate" Office.
-%4ft*Uf.'*1'
Mrs. R. Whitney
2450 Westminster ave.
,    ' i- i- .ir**-, . . ,..l-,.»V<^Jy.;"-Mfel-"**?H^ THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Local Items.
Beantifnl Spring Huts, latest styles at
Mrs. W. W. Merkley's.
The Maple Leaf Junior Lacrosse
Club held a re-organization meeting on
Thursday evening, and elected, the following officers: Hou. President, Dr.
Brydone-Jack; President, C. W. Murray; Vice-President, W. U. Rnocoo:
Seo'y.-Treas., P. Hicks; Fxecutive
Committee, W. Li. Huocoo, H. Mo-
Keuzie, Fred Alexander.
HOFFAK—o___i»r.
A quiet wedding took place at St.
Andrew's Church uu Saturday May 4th,
whon Miss LillieOlseu nnd Ur. Henry
Hollar were uuiuiu iu marriage by Rev.
R.J  Wilsou.   	
Mr. Henry Hoffar aud bride have re-
turiiod from their houcymoou tour, aud
for the preseut they uro the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Hoffar, corner
Twelfth nud Woatiniuste* nveuues.
Flint's Brouio Grippe—best cure for
cold iu the head—«J6c a box at the
M. A. W. Co.'a Po8tO_t0u Drug   Store
For the purpose of outlining the
details of the reception which they
will tender the delegates to the convention of the Woman's National
Council, to be held in Vancouver
July 20, the different committees of
the local council met in the Board
of Trade chambers on Monday afternoon and worked on the program. Mrs. McLagan of Hazel
Brae, Mission, was unanimously
nominated for vice-president of
British Columbia.
A splendid concert was given in
the Mt. Fieasant Baptist Church on
Monday evening. The program
Vas under the direction of Miss
May Georg/e and she received a
hearty vote of thanks for the enjoyable concert. The program was
as follows; Anthem by the choir,
"One Sweetly Solemn Thought";
piano selection by Miss George,
"Valse Brilliant," (Chopin); vocal
solo by Mr. Bert Marrion; violin
solo by Mr. W. Hargrcaves, "Cav-
atiirt!* (J, Raff); vocal <jfclo by
Miss George, "In the Golden Long
Ago" (R. M. Stults); cornet solo
by Mr. VV. J. Waters; address by
Rev. Merton Smith, D.D., on "The
Destiny of the English Speaking
People." The audience was large
and thoroughly enjoyed the program, as every selection was heartily encored. Miss George possesses
a sweet musical voice of wide
compass and power.
—NOTICE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
fit. -■'lea-.ant, or of Mi. l-leasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by "I'he Advocate."
I like to read advertisements. They
are in themselves literature; and I
can gauge the prosperity of the country by their very appearance."—William E. Gladstone.
Opportunity has been pictured
as knocking but once at every man's
door. This is a mistake—she
knocks continually, but if the occupant, as it were, has not the ability and bold aggressive decision he
is simply deaf to all entreaties of
dame fortune and lets opportunity
quietly knock,
If you are thorough and industrious, you are sure to be necessary,
and when you are that you have
started on the road to success.
It is much easier not to begin a
bad course than to stop when begun;—Tillotson.
The way to gain a good reputation' is to endeavor to be what you
desire to appear—Socratjes.
—"'The Advocate" is always pleased
to receive from li* renders any ilvuis of
local iuterest sucb ai notices of peopii
visiting on Mt. Pleasant or of loco
residents visiting outside points, nl
social affairs, church aud lodgo news
births, liuuTia-riis, etc.
Use
Royal Crown
SOAP
thb Best in thb Wor_d. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had free for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
Heeler's
Nursery
for Flowers, choice Pot Plants ln
variety, Ornamental Trees and
Flowering Shrubs, also a choice lot
of Privet for hedges. Tou will find
my prices reasonable.
Nursery & Greenhouses, 'corner of
Fifteenth and Westminster avenues.
Thb Cheapest Place inthe City.
TIMBER LICENCES.
NOTIOE is hereby given that thirty
days after date, I intend to apply to the
Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works, for a special License to cut
aud carry away timber from the following described lands situated in Sayward
District: North Rendezvous Island.
situRte betweeu North-eud of Read and
Raza Island, and containing 640 acres
more or less.
Fred Newman.
Read Island, April 20, 1907.
NOTICE is hereby giveu that thirty
dnys after date I intend to apply to the
Hou Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a special lictuise to cut and
enrry away timber from the following
described lands situate in Sayward
District, Cortes. Island: Commencing
nt a post planted about two miles South
of the mouth of Vondonop Creek, on
North shore of a Salt higoou, marked
W.. aud thenee sixty chaius east, thence
twenty chains south, theuee south to
to shore, of Salt lagoon, tbeuce along
shore to place of commencement, and
containing by admeasurement 640
acres more or less.
E. W. Wylie.
Read Island, April 36th, 1907.
OBITUARY.
The fnneral of Ethel Muriel, the
I l.-yenr-old daughter of Mr. nnjt Mrs.
A. B. Snider, 878 Thirteenth avenue,
took plaoe on Thursday afternoon.
There was a large attendance of the
Mt. Pleasant Sunday School scholars
and members of the church. The pallbearers were selected from the Sunday
School and were Douglas G. Ward,
Dave Hazelwood, W. W. Monnce,
Darwin Hunt. Rev. A. E. Hetherington conducted the funeral services, aud
the arrangements weje in charge of
Armstrong & Edwards. The floral
offerings were beautiful, amoug them
were: Court Mouutnin View No. 869,
U. O. O. F., large wreath; Suuday
School and Teacher, spray; B. O. Permanent Co., wreath; Papa, Mamma and
Brothers, wreath; "Dora," Bpray; Uncle,
Aunt and Children, wreath; Mr uud
Mrs. Nott, spray; Mr. aud Mrs. L. W.
Stone, spray; Miss Browuie, spray;
Elbrus Murphy, cross; Mr. aud Mrs.
McCollough, wreath; Mr.aud Mrs. R H.
Duke, wreath; Mr. aud Mrs. B. J.
Wooden, wreath; Little Friend, spray;
Muriel affil Emily Potter, wreath,   ■
The funeraljof the late Matilda Evans
took place Thursday morniug from the
residence of her sou-in law G. C.
Straehey, 268 Fourteenth avenue east,
Rev. Mr SumuierscaleHofliciatiug.
The funeral of Roy Charles
Reeve, who shot himself with a 22-
rifle, on Saturday morning last,
took place on Tuesday afternoon
from the family residence, No. 3
Seventh avenue, to St. Michael's
Church, where services were conducted by Rev. G. H. Wilson. The
pallbearers were Messrs. C. Rek\
J. Chapman, II. Oben, E. Chapman, J. Elliott and R. Charles, al!
fellow-workers. The floral tributes
were numerous and beautiful,
among them being a large wreath
bearing the words, "With deepest
sympathy from fellow workers."
The funeral arrangements were in
charge of Armstrong & Edwards.
The deceased was twenty years of
age and worked in the C. P. R.
shops. One of his eyes was injured some tinie ago while at work,
and the other'eye became effected,
and the young man wa.s becoming
blind, whicli caused him to commit
suicide.
i?hb Advocate is the best advertising
•»''...___ where it circulate* Tel. I.l ji«,
The Annual Congregational
Gathering of the Local
Methodists.
There waa a large gathering of
Mt. Pleasaut Methodists on Wednesday
in tho Sunday School rooms of the new
church, to hear the yearly reports of
the various departments. Rev. A. E.
Hetherington presided und gave a review of the growth of the chnrch for
the past year. At present there Is a
chnrch membership of 435, a net increase of 105, after deducting 31 removals.- There was $11,700 raised for all
purposes excepting property, and for
the property account 124,154.55, and
138,488.25 expended to-date. There has
been $17,682 60 paid on the new chnrch
building to-date. There passed through
the Treasury the past year $29,144. The
most distressing feature, to the pastor,
was the small nnmber of marriages,
there being only 11 ceremonies performed by him.
An orchestra played selections duriug
the eveuing, and vocal selections wet-
given by Miss McQuillan and Mrs.
Terry berry. Short addresses from the
heads of tho various departments of the
chnrch, tm follows: Rev. Dr. Robson,
superannuated preachers; Mr. John
Grimmett, local preachers; Mr. Howes
and' Mrs. Russ, Class leaders; Mrs.
Thos. Cunningham, W. F. M. S.;
Messrs. F. Phillips and H. H Armstrong, Epworth League; Mr. Ed
Burritt, Suuday School; Mr. R. O.
Sparling, Choir; Mr. R. H. Duke, chairman Finance Committee
At the close of the program the members of the Ladies' Aid served refreshments
Argyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
Municipality of South Vancouver
TENDERS will be received nntil
Snturday May 18th, at 2 o'clock for the
following work:
For buildiug tbe Rowling road from
the Victoria road to the Kerr road,
about 80 chains.
Constructing Quebec street, from 18th
to 22d Aveuues, about 20 cbaius
Makiug 17th Avenue from Quebec to
Ontario, 6 chains.
A road from Centre road, in District
Lot 834, betweeu Sub division A * B to
the Dixon road, about 60 ohains.
Filling in and cleariug a road in District Lot 862 from Westminster road
south in Blocks 7, 9 and 11, about 30
chains.
19th Avenue from Westminster nve*
nu<. to where made, about 13 chaius.
For making the Ferris road, from the
North Arm road to Centre road, about
160 chains. -<
' For building 20th Avenne in District
Lot 472.
To continue the Burrows road to
Martba Btreet.
To grade Martha street from the Burrows road to the Bodwell road.
For clearing and buildiug a road on
the Eastside of the Lulu Island Railway from the Magee to the Wilson road.
For digging a ditch ou Ceutre road
near Mr.Peter's where stakes are placed.
Regradiug the Townsend road from
Centre road to the Eastside of the
School Grounds.
And for making a Roud, between
Blocks 10 nud 11, District Lot 51 and 36
to Wellington avenue.
For clearing the laud and 'ayiug a
sidewalk from 801 to the Bodweli road.
All tenders to state price psr chain.
The lowest or auy tender not usees-
sarily accepted.
W. G  Walker, C. M. C.
Drawer 1 Mt. Pleasaut Postoffice.
May 9, 1907.
Everyone knows that for anything
to become known, it must be talked
about. For an article to become
popular its virtue must be made the;
subject of a public announcement.
That is advertising! Consequently
if the survival of the fittest applies
to business principles as well as it
does to other walks of life, the better the advertising—the better the
publicity—the better the results.
Good results mean good business,
and good business is what every
merchant advertises for. If he did
not wish to excel in his particular
line, he would not take the trouble
to write an advertisement, much
more pay for the costly newspaper
and magazine space.—British Advertiser.
DO IT NOW!
Si-noun!!-,    to    yonr    Local
Paper NOW!
Don't be  a  Borrower-of a
paper which only custs $1.0« a
year.
7Wvo_ate $ I
^Months
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Your Doctor
Can cure your Cough or Cold,
a no question about that, but—
■why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking him up,
and then of having h is prescript ion
filled, when you can step into any
drug store in Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURB
for a quarter.
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The  Easter  Designrr
April waa    chosen    for the Easter
number of the Easter   Designer   because  costumes  appropriate  for  Easter are more suitable for April than
Curiosities of Cofee.
Coffee, as experts are aware, has a
rery extraordinary property. It ls one
of the most absorbent matters ln existence. Coffee beans placed ln a damp
ior March. And the designs of the j room nwell and absorb moisture til)
new spring dresses are very attract- j they e^rly double their weight. Here
■ve.    The grace and practicability of' Is the chance of the dishonest grocer.
The Designer models are winning
many new friends among well-
dressed women because of tlie ease
if makin.. mul correctness in the fit.
The liction in the April number ia
ji more than ordinary interest. The
continued story begun iii the March
number, "Economy Farm," by Miles
Bradford, author of "Corlotta and
I," has the second instalment in the
April number. There is also an in-
iteresting article on "My Three Masters in the Far Easts;" by Alexander
Hume Ford, a man who has covered
the world in travel and has had
many interesting experiences. An
Easter play for little folks will prove
to be another possibility for home
entertainment. And besides these
there are many more articles of use
and interest among the regular departments of The Designer which
Designer readers know and look for
from month to month.
Obeyed  Orders.
"Why do you hate him so?"
"He and I were lovers once, and
we quarreled."
"Was that all ?"
"No. He came to me, and we both
■■acknowledged that we were partly
wrong. Then we agreed to forgive
and forget."
"Yes t"
"He haa forgotten."—Chicago Re-
-crd-Heruld.
A SPRING NEED
Weak,  Tired  and   .Depressed   People
Need a Tonic to Put the
Blood Right.
Spring blood is bad blood. Indoor
(life during the winter months is responsible for weak, watery, impure
4>lood. You need a tonic to build up
*the blood in spring juat as much as
the trees need new sap to give them
vitality for the summer. In the
spring bad blood shows itself in
•many ways. In some it breeds pim-
jples and eruptions. In others it may
_e through occasional headaches, a
vfasriable appetite, perhaps twinges of
neuralgia or rheumatiam, or a lazy
feeling in the morning and a desire
to avoid exertion. For these spring
ailments it is a tonic you need, and
the greatest blood-making, health-
giving tonic in a'l the world is Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills. Every dose
helps to make new, rich, red, health-
giving blood, which reaches every
nerve and every organ in the body,
bringing health, strength and energy
to weak, despondent, ailing men and
women. Here is proof. Mrs. Geo.
Merritt, Sandy Cove, N.S., says: "I
was weak, feeling miserable and ter-
.n_.ily run down. The doctor whom I
-consulted said the trobule was anaemia, but lie did not help me. A friend
: advised me to take Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills and it is simply impossi-
ble for me to over-estimate the good
i they have done me. I ahall always
uecommend them to ailing friends."
lBnt if you want new health i you
"Kras't get the genuine Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People, manufactured in Canada at Brockville, Ont.
Other so-called pink pills are fraudulent imitations. The genuine Dr. Wil-
f|___-mfi' Pink Pills are sold by all re-
;p_t-ble medicine dealers or sent by
mail at 50 cents a box or aix boxes
tfor $2.50 by writing The Dr. Williams
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
MOTHER'S {GRATITUDE TO ZAM-BUK
IT  CURED   HER   BOY    OF   PAINFUL SORES.
Nothing is more unpleasant to the
eye and more painful to the sufferer
than boils and ulcers. At this period
of the year many adults suffer acutely from these painful outbreaks.
When boils, ulcers, etc. occur on
children it ia pitiful to see the little
onea suffer.
Mrs. E. Holmes, of 30 Guise St.,
Hamilton, is grateful for what Zam-
Buk did for her little boy when in
this pitiful plight. She says: "He
suffered from Spring eruptions and
then boils broke out on his neck. I
tried blood purifying remedies, but
nothing seemed to do him the de-
aired good. The boils got worse and
I eould not send him to school. We
tried a sample of Zam-Buk and it did
him a little good, so I bought a 50
oent box. The result was really
amazing. Inside a week's time tho
boils had begun to dry up, and fn
a very short time indeed every one
of them was healed."
Zam-Buk is a sure cure also for
eczema, scalp sores, ringworm, poia-
oned wounds, chronic ulcera, chapped hands, cuts, cold sorea, cracka,
festering sores, eruptions and pustules
due to biood poison, etc. It stops
bleeding and cures piles, fistula, etc.
Is antiseptic; an excellent "first aid."
Every home ' and farmstead should
have its box of Zam-Buk. AU druggists and stores at 50c a box, or
from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for
price. 6 boxes for $2.50. Send lc
stamp for trial  box
A  New  Danger
,    A Philadelphia physician warns the
j public  againat sitting  with   one   leg
crossed over the other.
"Thia apparently harmleas habit,"
he says, "is likely to cause sciatica,
lameness, chronic numbness, ascending paralysis, cramps, varicose veins
and their evils, .'..eluding appendicitis. The reason is simple. The
back of the knee, as well as the front
of the elbow and wrist, the groin and
the armpit, contains nerves and
blood vessels which fire less protected
than those in other parts of the
body. The apace behind the knee
contains two large nerves, a large
artery and numerous veins and
glands. It is the pressure on these
nerves and vessels which is apt to
give   rise   to   the   various   troubles
Not coutent with the amount of profit
made upon coffee, he places palls of
water !n a room with piles of uncovered cc/ffee beans, and by swelling the
coffee adds something like 50 per cent,
to his profits. The flavor V» ruined, but
that does not matter to him.'So absorbent ls coffee, not only of moisture,
but of gases and flavors, lhat shippers
of Braiilllan coffee always stipulate
that the sacks of. fresh Rio beans shall
never be carried on a steamer which
has raw hides as any part of her cargo.
These will taint the coffee more surely
than anything else and render lt unfit
for use. The useful aide of this quality
of coffee Is that ln a sickroom a handful or two of fresh roasted and ground
beans acts as an excellent purifier and
deodorizer.
At the Military Camp      _[
Pat—"Who goes there?"
"Officer of the day."
Pat—"Thin phwat tho dlvll are Ton
Aolag out here at nightf'—iAlly Slopen
Artificial Flower*.
There are 430 manufactories of artificial flowers, leaves, plants and fruits
tn the district of Dresden. Tbe largest manufactories employ from 250
to 1,000 persons, and the total number
of persons engaged in tbe trade Is estimated at 10,000, tbe larger proportion
being women and glrla.
'02.
LIN!
It is
Marion Bridge, C.B., May 30,
I have handled MINARD'S
MENT during the past year,
always the first Liniment asked for
here, and unquestionably the beat
seller of all the different kinds of
Liniment I handle.
NEIL FERGUSON.
Tlie SoereilnM. of Prayer Tings.
Verses from the Koran and other
passages considered sacred are generally stamped on the fabrics used as
prayer rugs by the Mohammedans, and
It Is criminal In oriental law to export such pieces. This Is doubtless
because use by tbe occidentals means
the treading of tbe sacred words under Infidel feet.
HAD A NASTY
BRONCHIAL COUGH
As an After  Effect of  Pneumonia—Nothing
Proved Effective Until We Used
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Unseed and Turpentine
Many a mother can say, as    does brought on whenever these nerves are
Mrs.  Barker in the following letter, irritated  by    changing
that  Dr.  Chase's  Syrup    of  Linseed the  breathing    of dust
and Turpentine  has proved a 'riend
to her in time of colds with the little
ones.
Mrs.   Walter    Harker,    Sydenham,
Frontenac country, Ont., writes:
temperature,
^       or emotional
excitement. ^^^^_^_^^^__^^^
It is by its remarkable facility for
soothing the nerves and sheathing the
delicate coating that Dr. Chaae's
Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine has
"Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linaeed and  proven so thoroughly effective    as a
  a cure for bronchitis and asthma. ItB
power in these diaeasea is unquestionable.
Relief from coughing comes almoat
immediately and by peraiatent uae
cure ia gradually and certainly
Brought about.
When the system is greatly run
down it is advisable also to uae Dr.
Chase'a Nerve Food in order to as-
siat in restoring vigor to the wasted
nervea.
Dr. Chase'a Syrup of LinBeed and
Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, family
size 60 centa, at all dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. The
portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.
Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box.
Turpentine has proven a friend *o
me in times of colds with my little
ones. I have tried many others, but
have found none just as good. My
little boy, about a year old, had
pneumonia, and was left with a nasty
bronchial cough, but Dr. Chaae's
Syrup of Linaeed and Turpentine is
helping him wonderfully, and I am
aure it will cure him.
"We have alao used Dr. Chase's
Kidney-Liver Pills with splendid results, and have great faith in all c:
Dr. Chase's medicnes."
It may not have occurred to you
that both bronchitis and asthma ire
diseases of the nervea of the bronchial tubes and lungs, and that thia is
why severe attacks of coughing    'ire
He—So they got married and went
off in their new motor car.
She—And where did they spend
tjieir honeymoon?
He—In the hospital.—Tatler.
Kidney Search Lights. — Have you
backache? Do you feel drowsy? Do your
limbs feel heavy?Have you pains in the
li,.nH? Have you dizziness? Have you a
tired dragging feeling Jn the regions of
the kidneys? Any and all of these Indicate kidney troubles. South American
Kidney Cure is a liquid kidney specific
and works wonderful cures in most complicated  cases.—94
After all, the farm will always be
the fountain Bource of wealth.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
"I  wiaht,"    aaid    Hungry    Hank,
wistfully, "dat I wuz one of dese here  _,-,^_^^^.........._______.____________
Fillipeener fellera dat likes dog    fer' agninst which I give warning."
dinner." (	
"*Wot    fer?"    inquired      Fatigued.    TesterI by Time.-In hia juatly-
.<T   '. ii-i        . i     •  > i ji, Ibrated PilJs Dr. Parmelee has given
"Jes  thing o   havm   a good dinner,t0 U)e world 9„e of the most unique
Salt For Cattle.
The only way in whleh salt should
be given to cattle Is In lumps, big
enough for them to lick handily, with
po danger of their swallowing tbem.
Sudden .Deaths .on .the .Increase.—
People apparently well and happy today, to-morrow are stricken down, and
In nlety-nlne cases out of every hundred
the heart Is the cause. The king of
heart remedies. Dr. Agnew's Cure for the
Heart, is within the reach of all. It relieves ln 30 minutes, and cures most
chronic cases.—91
Merchant (to applicant who has
called in response to an advertisement for a business partner)—Now,
let us <ret to businesB at once. To
begin with, what I want to asaist me
in this enterprise is a man of brains.
Applicant (with alarming frankness)—Oh, you needn't have told me
tbnt; I could see it for myself.—Tit-
Bits.
"Oh! I'm so glad you called, Mr.
Guscher," aaid Miss Kitnisch. "I've
just baked a cake for Tommy's birthday.   Won't you have a piece of it?"
"Er—really," replied Mr. Guacher,
"I'm afraid Tommy might object."
"Naw I" grunted the younger brother. "You ain't no friend of mine.
"I don't care w'at happens to yer."—
Philadelphia Press.
Theae two desirable qualifications,
pleasant to the taste and at the same
time effectual, are to be found in
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.
Children like it.
In a hotel near tlie top of the Rigi
the following card is posted:
"Misters and venerable voyagers
are advertised tnat when the sun
him rise a horn will be Mowed."
That announcement sufficiently
prepares the visitor for the following
entry in the wine list:
"In tliis hotel ihe wines leave the
traveller nothing to hope for."—
Temperance  Caterer.
THE
sicked outer yer every day-
right over de fence at yer 1"
land Leader.
-comin
-Cleve-
To'Those of Sedentary Occupation.
-—Men who follow sedentary occupations, which deprive them of fresh
air nnd exercise, are more prone to
disorders of the liver and kidneys
■than those who lead active, outdoor
Hives. The former .vill find in Pnrme-
:lee's Vegetable Pilla a restorative
without question the-* moat efficacious on the market. They are
easily procurable, easily taken, net
expeditiously, and they are surprisingly cheap considering their excel
lence.
The Comedia Froncnlise.
It Is said that the Comedle Francalse
la the only theater ln the world that
pensions its actors and actresses. After twenty years' service at this famous Institution the faithful players
are entitled to ?1,000 a year—a provision exceedingly wise and undoubtedly
equitable..
. Armenian Women,
Armenian women envelop themsolvea
ln great sheets of cotton cloth when
they go abroad. The sheets are to veil
them.
medicines offered to the public in
late years. Prepared to meet the
want for a pill which could be taken
without nausea, and that would purge
without pain, it haa met all requirements in that direction, and it is in
general use not only becauae of these
two qualities, but because it is known
to possess alterative and curative
powers which place it in the front
rank of medicines.
"My son," said the millionaire, "is
a prolific inventor."
Indued!"   rejoined   the   one   man
audience."   "What has happened?"
"About 3,000 reasons."why I should
' give him money," replied the father.
Hnrlburouich'si  I'ortnne.
Marlborough was, according to his
contemporaries, the handsomest man
of his day lu Europe as well as tho
most fortunate general who ever commanded ah army. Creasy says of him,
"lie never fought a buttle which he
did not win and never besieged a city
which he did not take."
DODD'S %
z KIDNEY^
^  PILLS-i.
Wedding  Itinun.
Wedding rings were first used by
Christians about the year 800, but the
ancient Egyptians and Romans used
them. The fashion of the plain gold
wedding ring is Saxon.
Jap Odditis—  In  Eating.
The Japanese preserve llielr potatoes
In sugar, pickle their plums and salt
cherry blossoms to Infuse as tea. They
eat candy and other sweets at the same
'time with their soups, fish and vegetables. The more noise they make ln the
chewing of food the greater is the compliment to the host
India's Pearl Flaherlei.
India's pearl fisheries have been famous from the remotest time. In the
Persian gulf the Industry has existed
from the days of the Macedonians.
A Surprise In Biscuits
Every box of Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodas you open—you will
find a new delight in these dainty
biscuits.
When you want to surprise youn«H
give your appetite a treat with
Mooney's     •»
Perfection Cream Sodas
1ETALLIC
Roofing
Company l,m,ted
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They last Indefinitely.
Are fire, lightning, rust and
leak-proof.
Fit together perfectly by means
of their special patented side
lock, can't possibly work apart.
And are more, quickly and
easily laid than any other shingle
on the market
Galvanized " Eastlakes "
are heavily coated on BOTH sides
with all the galvanizing material
that will adhere to them.  .
Painted "Eastlakes*' ara
thoroughly covered on both sides
with reliable paint
"Eastlakes" have bean tested
by years of service In all climates,
everywhere giving thorough, lasting satisfaction.
Write and let us give you further Information.
W.    N.    U.    No.   629
IN COLD WEATHER
START YOUR   MORNING   MEAL
I
WITH
SHREDDED
WHEAT
Instead of mushy, uncooked Porridge try
Shredded Whole Wheat
Biscuit, served steaming
hot. More easily digested. Gives greater nourishment. Lets trouble to
prepare. ^	
BISCUIT for Breakfast and TrlscuK for Luncheon ensures health and comfort.
All  Grocers—13c  a carton, or 2 for 26c.
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THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA.
AVOIDING   ILLS  THAT
FOLLOW A SITTING
POSITION
well set, your body perfectly poised,
the movement ot your legs a clean
swing from the hips without the rldic-
lous swaying of the hips' at every
step that one sees so much ln city
streets.
Try in the Intervals between your
work to make them real breathing
spells by straightening up—standing
at the window, if possible, *ir, at least,
sitting erect In your chair, your shoulders well back and your head up.
Then take two or three deep breaths,
counting mentally twenty—or, if you
can, thirty—slowly during Ihe operation;
and, if you can do il unobtrusively,
bring your clenched fists slowiy up to
your shoulders, straining both the muscles which accomplish it and those
which resist it as much as possible. Do
this two or three times and yi<u will
find you take up your work again with
renewed vigor.
If you are near a window look up
every now and then and rest your eyes
by looking at a far point.
Por enlarged hips lollow the exercises
printed every now and then In the let
ter columns.
lf one shoulder begins to be higher
than the other, try this exercise night
and morning; but don't do It more than
>   .
I
When /Ae 'Pen Qr<smp3 your tfand
SO many girls who ure employed
during the dny ilnd their mini
growing sallow and subject to
pimples, and their shoulders contracting so that a depression of the
chest becomes noticeable, while, from
constant sitting at work, the hips
broaden and one shoulder becomes
higher  than  the other.
None of these Ills Is brought about
In a short while, and the girl who
notices the llrst signs of any or all of
them would do well to follow a few
simple rules which take less time
than thought for their performance,
and which, like the proverbial ounce
of protection, are far better than the
pound of cure.
lf the position Is one In which 'you
alt all day long at a desk, walk, If
possible, to and from—at leant to—the
office each day. If you live too far
away from your work to walk the
whole distance, ride part of the way,
but walk as far as you can without
exhausting yourself, starting with a few
squares at first, and Increasing gradually until you get ln at least a mile a day.
Walking to the office Is preferable
to walking home from lt, because
after a day's work you are likely to be
too tired to get the full benefit of
the walk, which should be taken at a
rather stiff pace, the pace set one
that you can keep up easily all the
way,   walking   with   your   shoulders
'An Wnobfpusive]
*_>*//-*-/_/. ar an
Open Windotf
once each time until you are well hardened to it, and even then not more than
three times;
Stand with both feet firmly set upon
the floor and your arms hanging limply
at your sides, and take a deep full
breath. Then bring your shoulders forward as far as possible, raisins them
gradually, then as gradually pressing
them back, then down, until they have
described a circular motion.
Try this exercise standing near a
choir or the bed. as it may make you
dizzy enough to want lo sit down quickly to save yourself a  fall.
Besides correction the tendency toward
crooked shoulders, this exercise is one
of the best known for developing a well-
shaped neck and ihe upper part of the
nrms, anil fnr correcting the depression
of the chest.
If your hand cramps eaetlv, have pencils and penholders of varying sizes and
lengths on your desk; the relief to the
tired muscles of gripping snmqthlng
larger or smaller lhan you have been
using is marvelous
A simple exercise when the cramp persists In returning to your hand, spreading even up into your arm, 'consists In
clenching your .fingers hard and then
opehlng out hand «n{l fingers in a single
snilil.'ii movement.
Above oil, be careful of your diet, especially now that ttuj-mer's heat m 'kos
the wvrk ofj the ,<UgeBtluc organs harder, Drink plen'tyoT water, nnd If It
agrees wlt)i;you, eat plenty of fruit, nnd
all the. le.tt.uce arid other vegetables you
want, touching meat and de-'erts and
sweets pt every sort sparingly.
lnr jUki-eular, ept light, nourishing
luncbaQhs-T-lt's hard to work well, nnd
bad fOr'youat that, after a heavy meil.
But    above   all.   get   some   exercise—
tHat Is'the'mafii thing—In'—hncvrr   o-ti
that ls  pleasantest or most  convenlc'
for you, only get it ln regularly.
The Use of Ribbons in Fancy-Work
t
RIBBONS are becoming quite Important materials In the fancy-
work world; every kind and for
every sort of use, from the narrow shaded ribbons UBed to embroider
With to those exquisito warp-prlnted
ones, wide enough to make up Into the
{irettlest of bags, for fancy, work, or for
hose pretty little traveling cases which
hold a small host of the little everyday
Mending helps ln so satisfactory a way.
Ribbon, too, serves even for the han-
-%ea ot some of the newest opera bags—
Jfie bag Itself made of flowered ribbon;
Sie handle of a single shade, usually the
Jeepest In the flower. When lt Is used,
Im bow Is- made on one side (as shown
iii the illustration), nnd ls almost a rosette, so many loops and ends are there
ln Ita make-Up. Often too, there Is a
knot tied ln the middle of each loop,
which makes the bow a little more durable.
Another bag has a sliver rim, which
outlines the stiffened base. It ls made
of ribbon, too, with a silvery thread
through it, which chimes in with the
tone of the silver rim. The same effect ls got, in a much less expensive
way, by using a narrow sliver braid Instead of the ribbons for drawstrings.
But a braid that ls very soft and pliable
must be got, or It will cut the silk of the
bag hopelessly.
One version of ribbon workbags Is
r_iade of four stripes, each slashed across
In a blunt point, and the whole bag,
points and all, lined with plain colored
ribbon In some delicate shade that tones
In. Ribbon of the same color as the
lining makes the drawing strings.
Of ribbon used to do actual embroidery wilh there Is apparently no end.
Exquisite roses stand out from soft sill-
surfaces; great bunches of double vio
lets look as though laid on some pretty
box or sofa piHow they are worked
upon; and tiny forget-me-nots, flung In
quaintly shaped baskets, which are embroidered with gold-colored 'threads, aro
wonderfully reminiscent ot Marie An-
tolnette and the work sho loved about
her.
Whole screens are made, decorated
with three or four kinds of work, with
ribbons used to give It a realistic touch.
Of course, all thla use of ribbons has
brought out wonderful kinds—some wilh
almost Invisible cords on their edges,
which serve to gather the ribbon up Into
wee ruffles. Among the wider ribbons
are some which have wonderful effect*,
got by a curious shifting of the wenve,
resulting In dotB and figures, which appear and disappear as though by magic
wnen the light strikes them ln different
ways.
EASILY MADE, BUT PRETTY THS
THEY'RE the hardest things to get
hold of, and the daintiest—those
llttle white ties with embroidered
ends that set off a stiff collar so
■well. They're expensive little things,
too, for nearly all of them come from
Paris, done in her best style.
But when they are so easy to make
theie's no reason why the girl who can
,handle a needle shouldn't have a goodly
supply at no cost, unless she counts
time and effort.
As to material,
of pique — probably you've
plenty of strips
left from shirt
waists—br those
queer stuffs that
look like the
tiniest of honeycombing, A skein
of soft embroidery cotton ls
enough to make
several.
Trace the pattern on at each
end of your
strip, measuring
to be sure you've
the exact length,
but without cutting the tie out.
It will be easier
to embroider in
the piece, and
probably would
stretch out of
shape during the
work, lf cut out.
a   bit   of   linen   or
Stitch the design around on '.he machine, just Inside the outlines, so that.
after It has been embroidered and laundered, the edges won't have that distressing trick of fraying out.
Buttonhole the edges, setting the
stitches as close as possible, and buttonhole around each eyelet. Pad between
eyelets and edge and embroider heavllv
an "over and over" stitch. The stem
and eyelets are done in solid embroidery;
"When   each   end   ls   embroidered,  cut
Itlif     	
Design
far an
embroidered
tie
^V^
out the tie, shaping It like
the usual butterfly tie, and
roll fine llttle hems, stitching them carefullvby
hand.
The same design could
be applied to sheer handkerchief linen or batistes., the
space between the button-
hollngs filled ln in seed
stitch.
SOME HEALTHFUL METHODS OF
REDUCING FLESH
By Dr. Emma E. Walker
Copyright, 1906. by A. S. Barnes & Co.
MANY authorities advise tht
drinking of hot water half an
hour before meals, upon arising in the morning and belore
going to bed at night. Cold water, however, offers a far greater stimulus to the
bowels, and this ls a most Important
point ln reducing flesh. The bowels must
be kept ln perfect condition. They must
carry off the waste matter of the system so that the organs will not become
clogged.
Alth.ugh I do not wish to suggest any medicinal treatment, I am
a firm believer ln the efficacy of
a good dose of castor oil at least
once a month. It cleanses the Intestines and carries off all waste matter.
But you may say: "My bowele move
regularly every day—why should I take
castor oil?"
I have seen so many cases of just this
kind which were in crying need of a
dose of the oil that I can have Mttle
confidence ln your good opinion of your
bowels. Many u time have 1 seen cases
of headache that had lasted off and on
for several weeks entirely disappear
after this simple dose.
If you dislike to take It, then have lt
fixed up at the druggist's, either with
lemon juice or sarsaparilla—you will
scarcely notice It—or you may take it in
capsules.
Especially for the fat girl Is some
dally vigorous exercise necessary which
will cause perspiration. Walking, horseback riding, bag punching, tether tennis, fencing, all of these are excellent.
A great secret of reducing flesh ls "to
keep moving." Don't stop often to rest
yourself, but keep on going, and you
will soon persuade the scales to tip
at a more respectable figure than .hey
have been doing of late.
Exorcise has two effects upon the system; it increases the process of assimilation; lt accelerates the process of dissimilation.
In other words, if the stout girl exercises vigorously, her excess of fat is
oxidized or burned up and she becomes
thinner.
She loses the superfluous fat that was
a drawbaok to her body, while the thin
girl, by exercise, puts herself Inlo a
condition of becoming better und more
easily nourished. She nsslmilates her
food nnd consequently becomes plumper,
a condition which she so greatly desires.
To  reduce  the  abdomen;
Lio fiat on your back and alowly raise
both \egs to perpendicular position;
then Anver them slowly to the floor.
,Thie will make your abdomen imall and
Arm. Do not repeat this exercise man_r
times in succession, aB too many repetitions might strain the back.
Alternate it with the following, which
Is also strengthening to the muscles oC
the abdomen: Lie flat, and, keepln;. the-
heels on the floor, rise to a sitting _.i,ai.-
tion, with the arms crossed over Una
chest, or, lf this Is too difficult, begin,
by tossing the arms forward to g.ve.
the body an Impetus. When it becomes
easily performed ln both of these arm
positions, increase its pull by clasping
the hands at the back of the neck, ihut-,
coming to a sitting position. This sitting poaition should always be erect.
Another ls to be taken ln stand.u., po~
siiiiui. Clasp the hands over the abdomen; contract the muscles oi tho
abdomen suddenly, taking care not to>
lift the chest appreciably; let gu aa
suddenly; repeat six times, am. rest,
by taking three deep breaths.
Another and similar exercise ia tc.
clasp hands ln the same position; cou-
tract the muscles, of the abdomen and
bend at the hips Six times, keeping'the
muscles well contracted throughout llie
bending. Rest by taking three deep
brca.hs between each exercise.
To reduce the hips—Bring the knee up,
to the chest, remaining as neail.. irect-
as possible. Practice In alternate motion.
Another—Place hands on the hips;
shoulders well back. The leg ls raised,
with knee flexed. Th_i, after a high,
quick, side kick, bring the foot back
again to the floor. This Is to be repeated several times.
Hip circling can be done with good results in the way of decreasing size If
the principle of resistance is employe-
Take standing position, hands nn hips;,
rotate the hips, bending the knees and.
keeping the chest nnd shoulders immov-
nble. Contract all of the muscles usedii
In this exercise and resist.
Sldewlse stretch—Holii.ng the body
straight, support Its weight by resting.'
one hand on ihe floor wilh arm extended, the otner point of support being the
foot corresponding with the s_ipiiortln__'
hand. The other hand rests easily on
the corresponding hip, while the Other
foot lies ngninst the one on the floor.
ln other words, the body extended lis
aupprrted by two points, the upper hand
on the corresponding hip. In this pos-
tion the body should be slowiy raised
and lowered several limes; then the position should be reversed. The movement ls felt strongly at the under hip.
The muscles on the side nnd buck are
also exercised. This Is quite a severe
exerciae, and will have to be worked u*.
to gradually.
MRS. SYMES' BEAUTY RECIPES
Ruddy Nose
(Vould you kindly answer the following:
I anl i yearn old mi. um troubled with u
led nuse, and very oflen w.th p.milieu. My
»kln seems to be clear. It In onfy on my
note that the pimples come, and thev ma e
niv noae no ted thai J am a.-hanud lo go
ou'.. Would you be kind enough to give
ine some advice? ELLA.
So many Internal difficulties may
.cause ihlB disfigurement thnt II is rlrsl
necessary to find tho origin. Poor circulation, digestive trouble, acidity of
the stomach, tight clothes, etc.—all
these will inflame ihe nose. Heat and
cold have an Immediate effect, bolh
reddening, so that a person with a red
nose should use only tepid water on the
face, taking care that no hot water or
cold fluid touches it. The lotion for
plmplea, for which 1 am giving you
formula, will be beneilcial,
Fossatl Cream for Pimples.
Lanolin, 6 grama; SA'.ot almond oil, 5
grama; sulphur precipitate. 6 grnms; oxldu
[if zinc, -V_ grams; extract nf violet 10
drops. Apply a very llttle of the cre,y-
to each pimple.
To Remove Fittings
Will you kindly give mr formula for the
removal   of  small-pox   pittlngs   and   directions for same?   I am 22 years old.    Thanking you In advance,  I remain an
. Al*—IRISR.
I am afraid treatment by a skin spe-
claliut would be the only way of removing the scars and plttlngB. However, you can, no doubt, Improve the
appearance of your fnce by personal
effort, Massage every night »''_;__ jne
vWltch     axel  cream--v'.   ase   sifive   for
scars,  for which I am giving you for-
ini'la.
Witch Hazel Cold Cream.
One ounce each of white wax and *ws--
maccti; 14 pint of oh of almonds. _i:t;
pour Into a mortar which has oeen hcateii
by being Immersed some time In l.-.MIiii.
water. Very gradually odd 3 ounces oP
rosewater and 1 ounce of witch hazel, nnd.
assldu—islv stir the mixture until an emul-
sloh Is formed, and aftei w.inl until the,
mixture Ls nearly cold. This cream Is pur-
tlcularly useful to heal sore or st_elr.b.i'\
skin.
Scars.
I—nolln. 2 drams; ointment of MUodide of
mercury, 1 dram. Rub In well oiko a
day.
To Restore Gray Hair      J
I used the henna according tn your dlroe-
tlnn.  and  It made no impression.    My hair
Is  gray.    Will   you please tell mc  if then.
Is anything  like alcohol  to  lie  put  In  It tu
keep It?   I have tried It faithfully ulnl cannot   seem   to   make  It  work.    1   have  beet.'
using  a  tint   fur  live  years,   but   It   le ton.
much  trouble,  and  think  It Is  Injurious.   »
would  like something hnrmless and  ensy to*
apply to give my hnlr a light brown shade -
Mrs. L. A.  F.     '
Henna   Ib   not  a  dye   for  gray   hair-
It is a stain to produce an auburn or
redllsh tint In the hnlr.   I advise you to
try   the   Physician's   Remedy   for   restoring gray  hair  to Its natural  color,
formula for which I am giving you.
To Restore the. Natural Color or
eft rialr.    -
(A physician's prescription.) {
Sugar of lead.  % ounce: lac sulphur,   ,k>
ounce; essence of bcrgamot. Vfc ounce; alco-: THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
—May 11, 1907—
Howe 5ound
143 Acres
Crown Grant Land,
Half mile water-front.
Heavily timbered—fir and oedar.
$5,000
Cash f 1.000.   Will exchange
for oity property.
LOTS!
One fiO-ft lot, on Thirteenth nve_ue,
$500; oash *825—a good buy.
One 42-ft corner lot on Westminster
avenue; $8 00, caeb $605.
Double corner on Tenth avenue;
price |1.960, easy terms.
Two ohoice lots on Ninlh avenue;
price on terms |1.600,ca8h $1,000, balance
6 and 12 months; price all cash $1,525.
These are very desirable lots.
$4,500, }4 cash—will buy
44-ft. front on
Westminster ave.
Good business property.
Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocate"
Ofiice, Mt.  Pleasant.
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Phone 014.
Central
Wood
Yard
All kinds of Mill Wood.
Dry Cedar a specialty.
Yard, foot of Colnuibin street.
Crocker Bros.
Proprietors.
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THe ADVOCATE
is only $1.00 a year,
60c for 6 months,
Mo for 8 months.
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
-Jioya) Workers of Christian Endeavor
tneet ut 16 minutes to 7,' etfrfr Sunday
ivimitiK iu Adveut Christian 'Church,
^eveuth avenue, near Westui'r wire.
MONDAY.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
Methoilist Chnrch meets at 8 p. in.
B. Y. P. U., imiotii  in   Mt. Plcasr
Baptist Church at M p. in.
TUESDAY.
Tho Y. P. S. C. E., meets at 8 p. m
In Mi. FMensiiHiht Presbyterian Ohnroh
Nt. Pleasant Mall, .PostoMce.)
The letters aro coll-cted from the Mt.
Pleasnnt Postoffice at the following
hours:
7:30, l», 10:30 a. m.,
18:110, 15:15, 16:46 o'clock,
All clause* of mail leaven nt 10 a. m.,
nun He. rj-JUp. ui.
Marl .arrives at fl.HO snrl 8:15 p. m.
OO IT NOW I—If ant Already * Sub
fKrltMr te "The Advocate" beeome one
m w
HAMMOCKS
1
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Special Line at $2.65 can not be beat.    \ |
I
New Line from $1.50 to $8.25.
Buchanan & Edwards
'Phone 2021.
;«     662 664 Granville St.
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THE
VERDICT
The Jury  unanimously
agree that the
BEST
Bread
is made by
Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to W. D. Muir.)
2414 Westminster avenne, Mt. Pleasaut
'Phone 448.
Mt. Pleasant
Jewelry Store
All kinds of Watch, Olook
and Jewelry repairing done.
First-class Workmanship.
Satisfaction guaranteed.
J. R. WRIGHT
3456 Westminster avenue.
While«Blossoms
are Out
on tho Trees is a good
timo to have the house photographed
We make all sizes from 11 Post
Card up. If you will call at the
Studio corner Niuth and Westminster avenues, we would be pleased
tft show you samples and sizes of
our work and quote yon prices.
DAVIDSON & STARK
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Northern Bank Building, Ninth aveuue.
When buying your
Tea & Coffee
call at the Red Star Cash Grocery.
50c Tea for 40c.   Coffee ground while
you wait.   SUGAR for SATURDAY
will be $1.05 por 20-Ih sack
RED STAR CASH
GROCERY
Ninth & Westmjnbtkr avenues
Northern Bauk Building.
Freo Delivery to all parts of the city.
Telephoue B2120.
Cuas.  SYMONS
MERCHANT   TAILOR
Fit unit Workmanship Guaranteed.
cli.'Kiiing, rtcpHrlns,   Pressing   and   Dyeing
Suits njinnnoii and premed for II, paiitu for _UH).
Ninth * Westminster aves., Up-stairs
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"The Artvet-te" wishee any earelen-
nese ia 4etivecy rep-ted to the Office,
...       i*_V'i'    . . . .,,
LOCAL ITEMS.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Shilvock,
of Seattle, spent a qauple of days in
the city this week visiting friends.
 :o:	
Mr. and Mrs. M. Wilkes have
moved from 23 Eighth avenue to
their new home on Alberni street.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Stevens, of
Seventh avenue, left on Wednesday
for a month's trip in the Okanagan
country.
 :o:	
Mr. O. Homewood, proprietor of the
Mt. Pleasant Confectionery Store, has
installed a handsome new Soda Fountain which presents an attractive
appearence.
Mr. N. S. Hoffar has returned
from Prince Rupert, where he has
been the past six months as architect for the Grand Trunk Pacific
at that point.
Mr. and Mrs. Tremble and their
son, Mr. Tremble, jr., late of Winnipeg, have bought the home of
Mr. Williams, corner of Eighth
avenue and Quebec street."
Messrs. W. T. Murphy, Robt.
Townley and Wm. McLeod left on
Monday for Nelson, B. C, to attend the Grand Lodg|e of the
Knights of-Pythja*, *S delegates
from Mt. F!eafft-t Lodge, No. 11.
The Mt. Pleasant band.gave an
open air concert on Friday evening, and it was thor6ugJily enjoyed
by the local residents. This gives
Mt. Pleasant the distinction of having had the first band concert in
tho city this season.
The Wm. Stanley Company are
showing some attractive postal cards of
the latest views; they also keep the
latest magazines aud periodicals, beginning with tho June numbers; this will
be a great convenience to local purchasers ot magazines. See Stanley St Company's advertizement.
Choice Home Sites at
CEDAR
COTTAGE
SOUTH VANCOUVER.
This is one of the prettiest suburbs of Vancouver. This property is within a block of
the tramline—carefare to Cedar Cottage is
the same as on the city line9. Fine homes
have been built in this locality and many
handsome residences are to be built this
summer. For people with means no more
exclusive or beautiful locality can be found
so near the chy.
Two, (2), Hnlf-acre Blocks;   Onk, (1), ]t£-acre Block;
Two,<2), 88-ft. Lots; Four, i4), 88-ft Lots.
Facing on'three Btreets.
For Sale Exclusively By—
Mrs. R. Whitney
2450 Westminster nve.
Miss Mignon Duke leaves today
for Milan, Italy, to continue her
vocal studies with the best Italian
masters. Miss Duke will undoubtedly be one of the future jgrcat
singers of the world, and she traB;
the heartfelt good wishes of Van-,
couveritcs, who are proud tb clai.TT
this gifted vocalist.
Thompson's Cream of Witch Hazel—
best for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleasant M. A. W. Drug -tore.
 mit 1 \ "'
Mr. J. A. Bates, *N:*rie<iibe Principal
of East Vancouver Sohool,., Central
Perk, who haa been publishing at
Cumberland, B.C., "The Enterprise"
for the past two years, has purchased
"The News" of the same plaoe, and will
continue {publishing nnder the latter
name, "The News" was started 15
years ago by Mayo Whitney. Mr. Bates
bas been most successful as n publisher.
See When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY.
The 2d and 4th Mondays of the mouth
Court Vaucouvor, I. O. F., moets at
3 p. m.
TUESDAY.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F.
meets at 8 p. m.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of tbe
Maccabees holds its regnlar meetings on
the Sd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.
THURSDAY.
Vancouver Co-ncil  No. Ilia,  Oan-
sdian Order ef G_<_»_ Fritnito meets
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Wood Yard.
F. W. STONE, Prop.
ALL KINDS OF Sixth and
MILL WOOD. Willow streets.
Telephones 2846 and B16R5.
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Note : this is not the X-Rny, as this machine if one of the latest discoveries.
Tho Rays of this Machine la n Mlnrobc Destroyer snd perfectly harmless.   It cures or
relieves pulnsaml diseases almost in.tnntly. skin Cancer, Skin Diseases, Weak and
Sure Kycs, Iliflnmittlon of the Eyes or nny |>nrt of the body, Quinsy, Tonsilitis, Sore
Throat, Neuralgia, Nervoim Ileadkchcs, Headaches from Eye-strain.
Many dlsagieesble symptoii.. removed hs by magic.
Call Or vrllc, you wont be disappointed.
Cant. H. B. WALTON
Honrs J to 3 p. fl*. 681 Ninth avenue west, near Bridge street.
The DELTA
MEAT MARKET
ii  ■	
2£.£fi Westminster
A*mmtmtmAj avenue. mT
WHOLESALE &
...   RETAIL
All kinds of Fresh tad Salt Meats.    Fresh  Fish  Daily.
Prompt Delivery. Henry Schmidt, Prop.
Don'
BURN Money!
WITH BAS—You hum fuel   only whilst
cooking.
WITH WOQP—The expense goes on before,
during and after.
Vancouver Gas Company.
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