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Array Mt Pleasant Advocate
tmmM to ths ititti-u of Mt. PicaMHt and South v__twivw.
Ki-iTABtSffiH-b Ariti_ 8th-, 1899.   Wiiotu No. 402.
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Mt. Pueasant,  Va-CO-Vb*
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,.   B. 0.i  BAWrtUUT. Nov.y 34,  1908.
(Eighth Year.)   Vox. 8, No. 89
G&ltt Crown*
Bridge Work
A-ridge showing the four fro_t teetli replaced by c*6-"v_i_g t_e
eye-teeth with Porcelaine Oriiwnir—the t_o_t natural of all Dental
%ork know_ to the pfTdfessiOn.     -
Giva us a call and let us dhow yon Samples ol Onr Work.
14& Hastings St. Te'leP-ohe im.
Offlce Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. ih.;  Sun&iys 6 a. nu,  to 3 p. th.
Local Items.
Foi. Local News Rend Tu_ Advocate
• im
Changes for adVeH-cmenw should be
in bof oto Thursday noon ti insure their
■r.. ' r.  '<!*>.<      .  fi
Ratepayers should not fail to turn
out and vote for tho Market By-law
and the Incinerator By-law today,
' Tli- i-fl i- {tf.rrT   - 'ii;.-- ■>
Aieiandra Hive No. 7, It. O. T. M.,
Will have a Social evening alter their
regular business meeting on .Monday
evei-Ug next in K. of P. Hall.
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Free Demonstration of Otoffl & Black-
well's-Jollies today at H O. Lee's JWest-
minBter Avenne Grocery.
Sale of LndieB' Skirts at cost for t\ro
weeks'Only at Mrs. W. W. Merkley,
Westminster avenue, near TMrt.
..     'ir-.,<o: .    "  I' r i
Mr. W. A. Allen, with tile Canadian
Rubber Oo., returned on Wednesday
from a three mowthB bu-iMss trip up
•a*^»p»*m00A00ap0»0*H»mm4*, ->
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Gifts to
Old Country
\l yon intend to send
Christmas Gifts to
friends in the Old
Country you should get
busy about it now.
This particularly applies to  articles  in
'our line ■Whioh 'have
,    to bo made np.
for instance.
Corner Hastiugs and -Granville -Sts..
Offloial Watch Inspector-. P. R.
tt]____ %bsoribei- are requested *o
(report any .carelessness in the delivery
</"U!he Advooate."
The Iron Oil Food
I,.       ■■      	
A Perfect Emulsion of
Cod Liver Oil, Iron and
ttrcreases __e weight,
Builds uy the system,
Enriches the blood.
$1 a bottle
M, A, W, Co.
fl*. Pleasant Branch.
' Phone 790.     Free Delivery,.
Visit our store and see the Raisins, Currants, Tig*, Jfixed Peels, with
everything for making your _XmaB Cakes.
Better advice is—Do it right »ow»
Best advice is—Purchase AT once.
Purohaae while you feaya a. good Fresh Stock to select from.
l-csh dream every day '20c por pint.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Nt. Pleasant.
Telephone I860.
Central Neat
Ninth ave. & Westminster roed,
Meat of all  kinds continually
on hand
Ponltry aud Game   in season.
Beet   of   Vegetables   on   Hie
Woodrow &
*   Williams
Fa ink TRIM-LB, Manager.
Telephone 984.   Prompt Delivery.
DO IT jtfOW 1—If not alronrfy a Sub
(deribec te ''The Advooatf." bo^rue *p*
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's poultry and Animal Foods,
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Ho)}y Chick Food, Beefieraps, Etc.
'    FI/JUR and FEED.
5. KEITH ^mOT^aB. *
Talephom-  ;)«37. _______________
Mt. Pleasant Branoh
Coital 98.000.000.   Reserves $3.4*)7,600.
Accounts may he opened with
Oyv, Dollar.
lto 8 o'clock.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
Before starting on a shopping tocr,
look over the advertisements Iji *,h»
On Thursday ovening «ert, Nov. 29,
the Mt. PleasRiit Band will >give a!
Gi-Ud Eu'tert*inil-e-t 1_ "t!ho Oddfel-
lOwV lH-H. The proceeds will go
to wArdB -hying uniforms.
•   :o: fs—.
Flint's Bromo Grippe—PM$ oure tor
ooldin the head—2Bo a bos at the
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoffice Drug Store.
The vote on the Market question last
January was in 'tie vie-iltiy <A HiOO;
votes, ■tbe>uiijort'>y .in "ftwor >of _atving!
a Ma-cdt was 8887., If is to be
hoped 'the -seine difference will he observed in voting on the By-law today,
and that the majority in its favor
will be even greater.
 lot  ■ ■ i s,
The Woman's Auxiliary and the
Girl's Guild of St. Michael's Church
will hold a Bazaar and Supper on Wednesday Dec. 5th, in Oddfellows' Hall,
Mt. Pleasant.
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A hand of twouty-five S-_3-Onar.es.
on their way ito .lapuu and West China,
sent ent J»y tho Ciinoda Methodist
OtaM1*, will be in the city, on JBunday.
The pulpit, of Mt. Pleasant Methodist
Church will he occupied morning and
evening by members of this band,
- In the morniug Rev.. K, W. Wallace
B. A., B. D., author of '.'The Heart of
Sa-Chnan," will speak.
In the evening Rev. W.E Sibly B.A.,
and his wife, will deliver short addresses
All are weloome.
F-roesned Honse, two lot- 60-120-ft.
each, fonood; fruit teoes; flowing wall
17 feet deep; price ?***."»o, <|800 cash),
terms to suit. A new honse and not
very far Irom csrjino, '
Mrs. R. Whitney, 24M Westminster
.- WinskiU's Masquerade Dane* given
in Od_ta«cwni* Hall on Friday last,
proved a vary enjoyable occasion to his
pupils aad other guoBts. Firat prize for
bert costume (a lady's nmhrella', was
awarded to Hit* McOallutn ;h«8t gentleman's costume <* lent her suit case) went
to Mr; McOaHom. For the best; we-
tained charaoten, lady and gentlemen,
(silver sewing wt and gent's slippers)
was won by "The Ewswnnies.'' Two
speoial pri-cee were awsrded to Miss
May and Mr, Alexander for excellent
The Strider Shoes for Men are pro-
nounoedin style, rare ia quality and
superior in workmanship. Thoroughly
reliable und contains alii that anybody
can give fey $6.00.-11. MILLS, 119
Hastings stre«t, west.
A. E. Bull and B. F- Cryedalo have
purchased the 44-ft. oorner on Seventh
and Westminster •vnnuea, at present
ooonpledby tbe Wm. Hatrisou Drng
Company apd Mrs. Fa-trim, the. deal
being put through hy Muesre." KuhsoII
H McQ««|».
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Snbetribers are requested to report
diiy carwlcjsnoiHj in the delivery pf thi*
.■»»«.. .s . .. mm i
All kinds-nU prices.   Alr-Ughts from |2.B0 np.
in fact, everything for tb* home.
We are always pleased to have yoa coB and inspect onr stock.
•   *   ■__'** • *_* Mt» PLEASANT
J* A. rlett^ Ltd. hardware store.
Toi. 14 9.
Jnst received e, shipment of
House Slippers for Men,
Women and Children. The
assortment is'hard to beat,
and they ate marked at
prices to sell quickly.
Ranging from ,£Se to *jmjm
por fair.
See tis for MEN'S
Men's Clothes Pressed and
3415 WcStmia-ter awnnc
lit. Ploasant.
"The Advooate" 6 months for 50c.
Buy a 25c box
. _-o£—
andueo-how quickly yonr
_e«fl aoho can be_elie ved.
Can be obtained Irom—
& Co. Ltd.
Drug Store
Oor.   SS-rtunr •* WERTMiwsT-sn
avesdf-.  ""Ptione 11336.
New Xmas Fruits
Raisins, Currants, Peels, Figs, Dates, Shelled Almonds,
Also Pure Spices and Extracts.
Good Apples ft per hox Genuine Ashcroft Potates
H. O. Lee,
2425 Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
King's fleat flarket
R. Porter *% Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.   j 1
Wholesale and Retail        |
Dealers in all kinds of Feebh aad S_LT Mbatk.   Fresh Vegetables always : •
on hand.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview, \
FRESH FISH DAILY.  Poultry in season. ■ i
The last whiff of Our Cignrs is ae food as tke first.   Como _ere
for your cigars and avoid disappointment.
SOFT DRINKS and CANDIES always fresh,
2448 Westminster avenue
Best Creamery
from $1.00 to$l 60
per box
McKinnon & Gow,
148 Niuth Ave. Opposite No.3 Firo Hall
Telephone BI44S. Prompt delivery.
$3,000, yi cash—will buy
44** ft. front on
Westminster ave.
JGood business property,
Mrs. R. Whitney, 9444 Westminster ave.
of Commerce
Deposit* of Ohb Dollab and upwards
received and interest allowed thereon.
Bank Money Orders issued.
A General Banking Business
OFFICE HOURS: 10 a. m. to H p. m
Satctdath: 10 a.m. to 13m.a 7 to8 p.m.
East End Branch.
444 Westminster      O. W. HURRAr*'**,
"The Advocate" wmies any enrolew.-
ness in delivery ror«rt«-I to the OfJU'e,
Olive's Courtship
Author of "A Cruel Revenge," "A Forbidden Marriage," "A Beautiful Coquette," "The
Heiress of Cameron Hall."
fContiinii'il i
It was tho most enthusiastic camp-
meeting that had been held thereabout for years, nil the farmers anil !
their wives and their daughters declared, as they clambered into their
wagons and carry-alls and jogged
slowly homeward. The old traveling
evangelical minister was a success,
they voted, and they would have
been well pleased, to have heard him
As for the minister himself, he was
glad to see the country people enjoy his exhortations so thoroughly.
And he wondered, too, why the fair-
haired, handsome young man and
the pretty, dark-eyed young girl
should linger after all fhe rest had
departed to talk with ^lim; and yet,
after a few desultory remarks had
been made, he was not so very much
surprised when he wus called upon
to wed them. He was only too willing, and bid them clasp each other's hands nnd stand before him.
Despite the firm pressure of Glen-
denning's lingers closing over her
own, the girl trembled. It was such
a solemn thing, this marriage ceremony. How blue tho sky looked
through tho network of green leaves,
anil how green the grass was beneath her feet, with its nodding daisies and harebells and timid buttercups. It seemed to take the old minister an age to adjust his spectacles,
open the sacred Book, and find the
place. And in the interim how tho
faco of tho heavens changed! The
sun hid his face behind a cloud and
the light of tho summer day dark-
eneu; the wind sighed among tho
branches of the trees, like spirits in
distress; a bird that was twittering
but a moment since on a bough over her head flew oft with a startled
cry. But neither the cloud, nor tho
wind, nor the bird warned the girl
that sho was taking a step which
she would rue in anguish more bitter than death during all tho years
of her after  life.
"Make haste if you please, good
sir, exclaimed Olcndenning, impatiently. "It is blowing up for a
storm and it will be down upon us
before we can reach home."
"The knot will be tied as quickly
as it can be done, sir," returned the
minister, who had by this time
found the place in his book.
Five minutes, and the words Were
uttered which could never be unsaid,
and Neva, fair, innocent Neva, was
the lawfully wedded wife of Glendenning. Then the old gentleman
drew from his pocket a package of
marriage certificates and proceeded
to  (ill  one out.
"I have so many affairs of this
kind to attend to as I travel about
from village to village that I always cany them about with me
nowadoys," *he explained.
Here, again, an unexpected dilemma -presented itself. Oscar Glendenning was -obliged to give the namo
of Koger instead of his own. Por an
instant he had hesitated when the
I quosl ion of namo camo up.
"It can not matter in point of law
whether I say Roger or Oscar," ho
said to himself. "It is the man my
little Neva is marrying, not tho
name. I can straighten all that out
later iri explaining the matter to
her." He did not wish to startle
her by mentioning it at that all-important epoch of their lives. And
upon this one point, dear reader,
rests all the sorrow of the girl's future. Only a few words! Ah! how
much   they  mean 'tp, tho  two  stand-
ting his  coming,   was
ient, a\ii from the next
who   was  await:
growing impatien'^^^^^^^^^^^
room he heard   the  footsteps  of  N
va's     mother   rapidly     approaching.
Glendenning had  buiijly  time  to   release her ere the mower entered.
"Good-bye,'; he said, extending his
hand to the girl.
"Good-bye," she murmured, striving hard to keep back nor tears.
And, With a lingering glance, he
turned, then walked rapidly from tho
room and from the house.
for it, and when they Htched it they
found him leaning against the pillar of the porch with a smile on his
lips. He had preached his last sermon in this world, and had set forth
on the road ho had so long pointed
out to others. And thus it happened (hat tho record of-the marriage
just solemnized never reached the office of the count}' clerk to be duly
li.ed there.
Meanwhile, the newly made bride
and groom slowly wended their way
back to the old farm-house, planning, as only tho young and hopeful
can who have life before them, the
happy future they were to pass with
each other. That walk homeward
was the happiest hour of Neva Glcn-
denning's life How pitiful it is that
joy is so fleeting and sorrow lingers
so long by our side!
At the gate they saw Neva's mother. She did not realize then, but
she knew afterward, why the girl ran
to her, flung her white arm around
her neck, covering her face with
kisses and tears.
"Such i.n experience as we have
had a little while ago!" began Mrs.
Gray, excitedly. "Three constables
from the next county wero in the
house. They wore on a search for
some fugitive whom they have be«K>
tracking down for over two months.
He is somewhere hereabouts, they
say. Ugh! it makes me shudder even
to think of it. Why, with su h men
prowling about we are not safe from
being murdered in our bods any
night. I shall have all the dogs kept
in tho house after this night."
Glendenning listened like one dazed. There was no doubt in his mind
but that he was the fugitive they
were hunting down.
"Did they mention the name of tho
man they were looking for?" he asked with whito lips, speaking with
"No. They did mention, however,
that it was useless to call him by
any name, for, ten chances to one
he went under an assumed one."
"Did they describe him?" asked
Glendenning, still in that unearthly,
hoarse voice.
"Yes, they inquired minutely ol
one of the farm-hands, for every one
else about the house was at the far
end of the orchard. He does not understand good English and did not
understand half the questions they
asked of him. They rode on, but will
be back this way to-morrow. He
caught that much of their conversation."
Glendenning's face had turned a
ghastly white as he listened, but he
did not utter a word lest his voice
should betray his emotion. A little
later he came to Nova as she was
clearing away the supper dishes
alone in the wide, cool farm kitchen.
"I must have a word with you,
Neva," he said, hoarsely. "I—I—am
called suddenly away from here. One
of the farmers below here who is
going over to the village has consented..to take me. I must go."
He saw the words strike her as
lightning strikes a fair flower. Tho
glass she held in her hand fell from
her nerveless fingers and crashed into  a thousand pieces on tho floor.
"You are going to leave mc, Roger?" she breathed, faintly, trembling
llko a loaf ' in a bitter, swirling
. "Listen to the rest, Neva,"' he
said. "You are to join mo. I have
planned it all out. Hero is tho money for your ticket. You aro to buy
it straight through to New Yeddo,
and I will bo waiting at the depot
to meet you. i not leave a note.
You shall write back immediately
and  tell them we are married,   and
ing there. Then the' old minister pro-    and  tell tnem we are marriea,
nouhte'd'them'  -nan*****-, wife,,umjli. that you  have forsaken all to cling
to  mo and follow  my fortunes    Be-
Plutocrat Master of England's High Social Circles and Begins Now to
Dictate Terms Therein.
H. B. Marriott "Watson, the English
author, -writes: Plutocracy spells snobbery always. The class which has established Itself on top always will receive deference from the class which
ls struggling up to gain admission to
those ranks. There is no hope of admission to them without money, and
heneo plutocracy means snobbery. As
we are the most plutocratic nation *n
Europe, we are also the most snobbish.
If ono wished to be amiable one might
plead that the snob ls by way of being
  an idealist.   He reveres a social status
the very thought that he had gone ] which he does not possess. In com-
awny was some horrible ili't'tun ! parison with esrtain other failings char-
which she could shake off and awake! acterlstlo ot other nations than ours
from   presently. I our national1 weakness may be oonsid-
—       ered venial.   Snobbishness Is not crime.
But, on the other hand, it is one of
The long day drew to a close nt
Ian;, and it seemed to Neva us
thu ugh long years of desolation had
passed over her young head.
Ill almost seemed to her us though
death  did thgpi  part
"May you hnvo a happy life of
it," hq added, placing his trembling
hand upon the girl's dark head. She
thanked him through her happy
tears. The certificate was duly mado
out and handed to her, nnd he
watched them as, hand in hand, they
turned from nim at length and walked down the magnolia-liordcred road
together—watched them until a bend
in the road hid them from his view.
"May Heaven find pardon for the
thought, but I do not quite liko his
faco," he mutt&red, as he- mounted
his horse and rode slowly away in
an opposite 'direction. "The girl' is
like a mountain snow-drop, with a
soul as pure and white, while he is
of the world, worldly to the heart's
core. Nature never makes a mistake
in her handwriting on the human
face, and fate either marked that,
man for a criminal or a great genius, I hardly know which, handsome
and polished though he be. I must
remember to send in the record of
this marriage to the county clerk
when I reach the next village. I
Would make a note of it in my memorandum but for my being so unlucky as to forget my pen and pocket  ink-well."
But the old preacher never reached the village that he set out for.
Feeling faint, he stopped at the first
farm-house for a glass of water. He
Cat  down  on tho doorstep to    wait
lievo me, my darling, we will soon
be forgiven. You must start tomorrow night from Hempden village. The train for Now Yoddo stops
there at throe o'clock in the morning. You will be obliged to take
"Oh, Roger!" sho sobbed hysterically, clinging to him, "it breaks my
heart to leave home! I—"
"It must bo as you wish, Neva,"
he said, gravely. "Your will must be
my law. If you prefer to remain here
a few months until I can return for
you, I—I—am forced to consent,
much as such a decision would disappoint me."
"My place is by your side, Roger," sobbed the girl. "I must do
what you think best. I—I—will join
you at the place you spoke of, and
my earnest prayer will be that lather and mother will forgive me."
Ho took her in his arms and kissed her lips. It touched him to see
how blindly and implicitly she trusted him. And she wus the only ono
in the wide, wide world who behoved in him. Ho held her reverently in
his arms one littlo moment, the
young bride whom he had just wed
ded ^^^^^
How dreary the house seemed! Every hour In the day she found herself listening for his step or h.s
voice When the darkness of night
fell, tho girl crept to her lonely
room, throw herself upon her couch.
and cried herself to sleep, and in
her dreams his face haunted her. Ah,
dear Heaven, how lonely it was
without him!
Every one noticed Neva's depression, and attributed it at once to
the departure of handsome, graceful
'■Wo got rid of him Jest in time,"
remarked Farmer Gray to his wife,
the next day. "Little Neva was
growin' powerful fond o' that
"I saw that almost a fortnight
ago, and it troubled me, I can tell
you," returned his wife. "He was
very bright, but I thank goodness he
has gone for good. She will mope a
little while, no doubt, but she is
very young, and she will soon forget him."
"I tell you what, wifo, it don't do
to bring theso hnndsome city chaps
in one's home, 'specially whar a
man's got a susceptible young darter," said Farmer Gray, as he puffed vigorously at his pipe. "This here
cxperanco has learned me a lesson
that I'll be apt to profit by, I'll
Tho long day drew to a close, as
all days must, and "Night drew her
sable curtains, and pinned them
with a star."
Every one at the farm-house retired early; it seemed long hours at
that, from nine o'clock at night until four in the morning.
Neva gave her father and mother
such a hysterical hugging and kissing, when she bade them good-night,
that they wondered at it.
"Poor child! she's worrited still
over tho going of Glendenning,"
muttered the farmer, brushing a tear
from his eye as the door closed after her. He made no remark concerning tho matter to his wife, lest the
affair might troublo her mind. "It
will soon all como out right," muttered the farmer; and, still thinking
over the matter, he dropped off into
an uneasy sle-
lln-ilnrj  Milk That Mny Be Vended
at Moderate Cost.
What Is to be done for the grent
mass of people who cannot afford to
buy certified milk delivered In glass
jars ut nn advance price? The following scheme has been suggested to milk
producers by the health authorities of
one city:
Make the milking pail, shipping can
and delivery can one vessel, holding
about fifteen quarts, with a small 5%
Inch opening nnd a tight cover. Milk
through a sterilized cheesecloth strainer
directly into this" can until it Is full;
throw the'stralnors Into a pall; put
ou the cover and sink the can in Ice
■water. This can Is shipped by rail, or
curried ou the peddler's wagon, and
used for a delivery cau.
This milking pall and cheesecloth
strainer must be sterilized by steam
or simply by putting tho pall containing some water nnd strainers on the
stove to boll for five minutes. A cooling, tank should be mnde so that it
overflows at a level just below the cover of tbe can. This scheme ought to
materially lower the cost of clenu milk.
For the house peddling we offer one or
two suggestions: The nsunl method of
using a quart dipper or a lightly closed
pall with a spout that can be corked;
then tbe peddler tutus tlie pail upside
down to mix the milk, removes tbe
cork and pours out tbe required amount
Into the customer's glass or tin quart
measure, the cleanliness of which the
customer is responsible for.
tho most offensive properties to the
superficial eye of the observer of social life. "Tommy," said Byron of
Moore, "dearly loves a lord." Your snob
dearly loves a lord. But that Is a detail ln his character, for he has a perfect social code by which he directs his
life. He has been In existence so long
now that he has organized himself. He
has become almost respectable by reason of his antiquity. And his opinions
and ideals have obtained currency ln
all classes of the community. They
have tainted the once Independent and
autocratic views at the aristocracy.
However stupid the aristocracy might
be, lt at least developed Its own ideals
and habits in former days. To-day it
has accepted the traditions of the snob.
To the snob (and through him to the
English social world generally) lt Is essential to have gone to a public school.
One recalls Du Maurler's picture of Sir
Gorglus Midas regretting he had not
had the advantages of Eton to the duke,
and his grace In turn regretting that
he had. The public school has been
taken over by the snob. In the famous
Victorian days thore -were pursuits definitely barred to "gentlemen." who
must either enter army or navy or become barrister or parson or doctor lf ln
want of a profession. But changing
times have changed all that, although
the snob still has his preferences. Theso
professions are the "safest"; they convey respectability.
The snob remains with us with certain altered characteristics. Once he
aspired to reach an aristocracy which
was by no means founded on wealth,
and his aim was thus not wholly Ignoble. But the wealth of the mtddlo
class has contaminated society, and tho
old ideals have been supp—.-ited by the
new ideal of .noney. Plutc .-acy reigns
supreme and unashamed In London society, and the snob no longer merely
loves a lord; he loves a wealthy man.
If one Is to judge by the papers, London society ia made up of Americans
and continentals. Occasionally English
names appear, but the cosmopolitan
element bulks largest ln Importance.
The cosmopolitanism of society only
became possible by reason of the snob.
He pushes his way in, and the sicial
circles which once would have been
shut against him open to receive him
warmly. The plutocrat Is master of
the situation and is beginning to dictate terms.
It Is he now (or she) who 'breeds Independent opinions and starts new fash-
Ions and generally Imposes his (or her)
will on society.   .
Couple Married In London While Liv*
ing on Continent,
Inquiries by the Zurich police haver
brought to light an extraordinary story
of the alleged marriage In a London
church of a couple who at the time-
were on the Continent.
M. Blarek and his wife, the latter of
Austrian nationality, were recently arrested at Zurich as dangerous Anarchists. Investigations resulted I— the-
discovery that the couple had been,
marriod by a remarkable method. They
sent papers relating to themselves to
a friend in London, who, it Is stated,
took them to a clergyman, with tho
result that the marriage ceremony was
celebrated, although the bride and
bridegroom were at Zurich. English,
marrlage laws have become notorious
In Switzerland, adds our correspondent,
and the term "married in England" ia
one of reproach.
It Is possible that an explanation of
our correspondent's message may be
found ln the unscrupulous personation
by paid agents of the couple who desired a record of their English marriage. The marriage laws Of many
Continental countries impose restrictions not known in Britain, such, for
Instance, as considerable length of residence and the consent .of parents.
Here, with a residence ot under a
month, lt ls quite possible to be married, and such marriage being confirmed by the foreign consul ls binding in
the country from which the visitors
come. Hundreds of couples visit England for the purpose of a speedy marriage.
It ls quite possible, therefore, that
an unscrupulous agent In London
might procure two persons representing themselves as the couple whose papers were in his possession to go>
through the marriage ceremony. "When
it was completed, the papers and evidence relating to the marriage might
■be forwarded to the real couple, ■who
have all the time been on the Continent
Famous    British    Scientist    Eulogise*
Their Virtues.
A discourse on beneficent microbe.)
was delivered by the famous scientist.
Sir Michael Foster, at the opening of
the new baoterlologloal laboratory presented to the R.othamstead experimental station by Mr. J. F. Mason, M. P.
Sir Michael thinks that bacteriological research may show that microbes,
so far from 'being enemies of humanity, play an Important part ln providing the nation's food.
He declared that In the work at
Rothamr.tcad there had hitherto been
a lack of any study of the part whlcb,
mlarobca play in the work of the soil
and the plant. We heard a good deal,
he said, of microbes which were our
very good friends, and some of the-
best of them were those working silently and unseen ln the soil.
The struggle for existence waa
fundamentally a struggle for nitrogen,
and there were microbes in the soil
which were making the nitrogen of
the air eatable by humanity.
"Thanks to Mr. Mason's gift," continued Sir Michael, "I hope that much
light will be thrown on the action of
microbes in producing our natural
Four-Legged  Recruits  For  Red Cross
Service  In  England.
The value of ambulance dogs ln time
of war was demonstrated at the annual
inspection of the Royal Army Medical
Corps (volunteers), by Col. Sloggett, In
Hyde Park. Three dogs train for the
purpose by Major Richardson, of Forfarshire, were put through a variety
Q'f experimental work in finding
"wounded" soldiers, and the trials proved most effective.
The animals run about. with loud
bells on their neck, and protected from
being fired on by wearing a saddle
with a large Geneva red cross. They
proceed in advance of the stretcher-
bearers, and on discovering a patient
sit down to "mark" or watch him till
the ambulance arrives. Dogs trained
by Major Richardson were extensively
used by the Russians in the war in
Manchuria, and they were pronounced
to be partlculatly useful.
The excellent ambulance Instincts
of the degs was of great Interest to a
large crowd, who keenly regarded
every detail of their movements.
Major Richardson was warmly congratulated on the success of the exhibition.
Two of the men of the corps fainted
on arriving ln the park after their
long march from headquarters ln
Gray's Inn road, and had to be medically attended .by their comrades.
A Wonderful Escape.
FiL-sclii tried to assassinate King
Louis Philippe of France In July, 1835.
The king was riding along tbe lines of
the national guard In the Boulevard da   realized
Too Much For Her.'
Miss Gabble—Miss I'assay ls getting
better, I'm told.
Miss Knox—Yes, I really believe sbe
was scared back to life.   She probably
If  she died her  exact age
Temple. There came a crash and a
rush of bullets. Louis Philippe's arm
was grazed, his horse was shot In the
neck, Marshal Mortler fell dead and
about thirteen other people were killed
and thirty wounded. Fieschl had taken
the upper floors of a bouse several
weeks before and there rigged up an
oaken frame four feet by three feet six
lr.ches, supported on four poets of oak
and itself supporting twenty-live gun
_       ,.___ barrels  fixed  in   grooves  at
nnd  from whom fato was part- angles so as to command an area of
ing him, but ho contented himself by twenty-five feet In length and ten feet
saying   that  the  parting   would     be jn be|g_,t   When he fired the train of
but for a few short hours. That was p0Wfler that let off his battery the king    nightingale on her tour of the Unlt-
the lirst and last caress Oscar Glen- _oum jjave been killed if four barrels    ed  States  and  fell  in  love  with  her
denning ever gave her. Looking from . . t      miaged fir* during her successful enx-vgemeot.
tho window ho saw that the farmer, naa not Dunl BUU lwtf u"aami "*""
would be published In the papers.-
Phlladelphla Ledger.	
Jenny Lind's Son.
The fact that W. R. Goldschmldt has
Just been appointed chancery registrar
of the royal courts of Justice of England recalls an interesting romance that
perhaps not many people know—that
he ls a son of the famous songstress of Philadelphia Tress
the laBt century, Jenny Lind. Nor ls It
perhaps known outside of the family
circle that his father, Otto Goldschmldt,
celebrated his seventy-eighth birthday
on Aug. 21. It is just a little more than
half a century since the famous musical professor accompanied the Swedish
Sir David Wllkle.
In the June Issue of The Strand, says
a correspondent to T. P. Weekly, ther»
ls an article on "Artists' Models," particularly ln  reference to cases  Wher»
men have sat for women and vice versa.    One of the Illustrations given  Is
"Wllkie's  Fiddler,"   and  In  the  legend
underneath the picture we are told that
the old woman ln lt (no doubt referring to  the fiddler's wife)  waa taken
from the actor's own head by means of
a mirror. Now, fhe head1 that was Uius
got by Wllkle ls  that of the servant
girl, who Is leaning on the baok of her
mistress' chair and grinning at the antics of young hopeful with the bellows
and the poker, who Is Imitating the fiddler.   An  excellent  likeness of Wllkle
It ls. He was not what might be called
a pretty man, his face being the typical Scotch one, and that, as James Bos-
well said when flrst introduced to Dr.
Johnson, was a thing which he oould)
not help; but to suppose that the coarse,
almost brutal-looking face of the fiddler's wife was drawn from his own ls
nothing short of a libel on the artist.
It ls told with reference to this very
figure ln the picture that a lady friend
of the artist, visiting his studilo whilo
the picture was ln progress, remarked,
''Man,  you've made  the fiddler's wife-
very -ugly."   "Well,  madam," was  the
artists reply, "fiddlers' wives are not,
as a rule, up to a very high standard
of beauty."   I might Just add that the
figure of the man cracking his Angers
to amuse the child ln tho same picture
ls said to have been drawn from Mao.
Not a — omer.
"Mr. Schlrk," said his wife's mother sternly, "Mary tells me that yoo
won't help her at all; that you won't
even hold the baby."
"That   ain't   so,"    replied   Schlrk.
"Why, I held it for her quite a long-
while last evening."
"Indeed?   How long?"
"Why   long  enough   for her to go>
down cellar an' git a scuttle o' coal."—
Delay Fatal.
Visitor (to widow)—I nm so sorry t»
hear of the sudden death.of your husband. Did they hold a postmortem examination?
"Yes, and, like those doctors, they
did not hold it until he was dead, or
' they might have saved his life." THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
And Undermining Health by Useless Worry--
lUew Vitality Obtained by Using
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
Brain and nerve force is squandered
jn a way which would he utterly condemned in the use of money. And of
what value is money as compared with
ihealth I
By useless fretting and worry, by
overwork, and by neglecting to take
proper nourishment, rest und sleep,
strength and vitality arc frittered uway
and no reserve force is left to withstand
_.,e aii.'ii'K  oi iTisease.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is valued because it actually increases the amount
of nerve force in the body, overcomes
the symptoms arising from exhausted
nerves, and gives that strength .and
confidence in mind and body which is
necessary to success in life.
Nervous headache, brain fag, inability
to concentrate the mind, loss of sleep,
irritability, nervousness and despondency are among tlie indications of ex
huusted nerve force. These are the
warnings which suggest the necessity
or such help as is best supplied by Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food.
Mrs. J. B. Tardiff, Mariapolis, Man.,
writes.—"When I began the use of Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food my health was in
a terribly bad condition. My doctor
told me that I was going into consumption and for nearly three years my
bowels were so loose and watery that I
was continually weak and run down.
In spite of the many remedies used I
gradually grew worse and worse. I
could- scarcely get around ihe house
and suffered a great deal fiom backache, stomach and kidney troubles.
Dr. Chased Nerve Food proved to be
exactly what I needed and by keeping
ip this treatment for a time I got so
strong and well that I did my own
housework and sometimes worked in
the fields without feeling any the
worse for it. It is a pleasure as well as
a duty for me to recommend Dr.
Chase's Nerve  Food.
If you would be healthy, happy and
successful, test this great food cure, 50
cents a box at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.
The  Cat   Had   Chickens.
The old housekeeper met the master
at tho door on his arrival home.
"If you please, sir," she said, "the
cat has hnd chickens."
"Nonsense, Mnry," laughed he. "You
mean kittens. Cuts dou't have chickens."
•'Wns them chickens or kittens ns
you brought home lust night?" nsked
tlio old woman.
"Why, they were chickens, of course."
"Just so, sir," replied Mury, with a
twinkle.   "Well, the cat's had 'em!"
Cheapest of All Medioinea—Considering the curative qualities of Dr.
Thomas' Electric Oil it is the cheapest
medlolne now offered to the public.
The dose required in any ailment is
small and a bottle contains many
doses, lf it were valued at the benefit
it confers it could not be purchased for
ninny times the prioe asked for it, but
increased consumption has simplified
and cheapened  its  manufacture.
Darwin and Dooka.
Of Darwin lt Is affirmed that he
seemed unaware of the difference ln
the value of books and would treat a
iSiiehnsdorf binding with tbe same
scant courtesy that he exercised toward a penny pamphlet Covers appeared to him a useless weight and decidedly ln the way, and he often got
rid of them by ripping them off. Sometimes tlie book was borrowed. It Is
said that in the eud his friends used
to give blm any book which he wished
to borrow, for thoy knew that, If lt
were ever returned, its usefulness as a
book would be at jan end.
If your children moan and are restless during sleep, coupled, when awake,
with a loss of appetite, pale countenance, picking of the nose, etc., you
may depend upon it that the primary
cause of the trouble is worms. Mnthe.
Uraves' Worm Exterminator effectually
removes these pests, at once relieving
the little sufferers.
Food Value of Cheese.
It is said that ono pound of cheese
is equal in food value to more than two
pounds of meat. It Is very rich in pro-
teids aud fut. Considering this, lt Is
low in price wheu compared with nieut
and ought to do good service to the
poor man in replacing occasionally the
regular diet of moat. Iu America choose
is looked upou more as a side dish and
luxury than In some parts of Europe.
The Swiss pcnsnnt depends on it as a
staple second only to bread, while tho
use of It in Euglund and Germany is
Buy Hair
At any rate, you seem to be
getting rid of it on auction-sale
principles: "going, going,
g-o-n-e!" Stop the auction
with Ayer's Hair Vigor. It
chec-sfallinghair, and always
restores color to gray hair. A
splendid dressing also. Sold
for over sixty years.
" My hair cum* ont so badly I nearly lost It
sll. I Iinil hear' so inuoli about Ayer's Hair
Vigor I thought I would give It a trial, I did
io and It completely -topped the falling, and
mado my hair grow very rapidly."— MAItr U.
FIRLD, Northfleld, Masl.
—ado by J. Cl. -yer Co.. Lowell, _—«.
Also manu—oturara of
-—r nonmnus rrvinq.
The Dean of the Bar of Ontario was
Knighted In the King's Birthday. Sir
Aeinlllus ls an old man, but he carries
his eighty-three years remarkab well.
Fie has been a barrister of Upper Canada since 1S49, and as Treasurer of tho
Law Society has seen two generations
pass through Osgoode Hall. For many
yoars Mr. Irving had a place among
the counsel ln all the big provincial
cases, and his services ln the matter of
accounts ln dispute between the Dominion and Ontario have been Invaluable.
He sat for Hamilton ln the Commons
from 18T4 '■> 1878 as a Liberal. His
connection with the Liberal party wai
by birth as well as Inclination. His
father, the Hon. Jacob Aemtlius Irving,
served as an officer of dragoons during
the Napoleonic wars, and was present
at Waterloo. He came to Canada ln
1834, and after the union of 1840 sat In
the Legislative Council. He was a
friend and ally of Baldwin and Lafon-
taine, and lt was ln the atmosphere ol
—«form that Aemlltus Irving grew um.
A Political  Pointer.
Bragley—Restaurant waiters would
make strong candidates if they were In
politics. Don't you think so? Wig-
way — I don't see how. Bragley —
Haven't you noticed that they carry
everything before them?
Nothing looks more ugly than to see
a person whose hands are covered over
with warts. Why have these disfigurements on your person when a sure remover of all warts, corns, etc., can be
found in Holloway's Corn Cure.
*7iltiiipli. n  Divers.
"Larry Donovan," said a professional swimmer, "made the highest dive
on record. It was 210 feet—a dive from
the Brooklyn bridge. Donovan also
took a dive from Niagara bridge, a
good 200 feet There are no other divers ln tbe same class with Larry. Jack
Burns made a dive of 150 feet from
the topmost yardnrm of the Three
Brothers, the Inrgest Bulling ship of Its
time, and Jim O'Rourke and Julius
Gautler have doue some good diving,
too—100 feet, 125 feet, and so on—but
It Is doubtful if Donovan's record will
ever be broken."
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Slnck Ties.
If lt Is necessary fo stnek the hny In
the field it should bo protected in some
wuy from tho rain and snow. A good
method ls suggested by Kimball's
Dairy Farmer, ns follows: Take three
smnll wires and weave into them slats
about eight Inches wide and four feet
long. These ure plnced nbout two feet
spurt. The length of the frame will
depend entirely upon tbe height of the
stack. It should be large enough to
cover the top of the stack well and
keep the hay from being blown off. If
you wish to Improve on this tuck tarred
felt roofing paper to the sluts. This
gives you a practically tight roof over
the stack.
A Camera Fiend.
_. well known criminal lnwyer one
day sauntered into a police court just
as a case was cnlled. It nppenred that
_,J defendant hnd no attorney, and the
Judge glanced about the room to see
whom he might assign to the case.
"I'll take It, Judge," the late comer
Bald, wishing to pass sway the time.
"By the wny, what Is the man
chnrged with?" the attorney presently
"He's a camera fiend of the worst
sort, Mr. Brown," the judge said, with
n slight smile. "I expect to send him
to the workhouse for nbout three
"What?" the lnwyer shouted Indignantly. "Your honor must be joking.
Send n mnn to the rock pl.'e for three
months for a little liar—ilc—i amusement like tnking pictures?"
"Well," the Judge suid mildly, "he
doesn't take pictures much—it's the
cameras he takes."
Catherine Unlit the Palace.
The Petrovsky palace Is a charming
monumeut to the more plctpresque side
of Catherine the .Great's chnrncter. It
wns her villa without the, walls of Moscow, where she could live at her ease,
surrounded by j her intimates, the
Apraxins, the Volkonskys, the Golltslns,
the Kazumovs. She would have no
soldiers to guard her. She preferred to
rest under the protection of her own
people, and the people came crowding
about the palace, saying: "Make no
noise! Do not disturb our lltt.e mother!" She loved the fields and woods of
Petrovsky, as well she might. It was
in this nelibborhood that she herself
awaited the approach of her coionatlon,
staying In Count ttazumov's wonderful
villa, which so astonished Lord Herbert
and William Coi in 1778. She had
the palace built to commemorate tbe
Itusslan. victories over the Turks and
Intrusted the task to a nntl /e nrchltect
who knew how to adapt Gothic lines to
Russlnn tnste and to combine splendor
with comfort. The red walls, with
their white stone facings and round
towers, seen nmong the trees, give a
delightful impression of elegant seclusion. Since Catherine's day nil the emperors of Russia have nwnlted the dny
of the triumphal entry in the I'etrovsky
palace.—Loudon Standard.
Travelers tales which often add
charm to the conversation of an agreeable person, frequently render a bore
more tiresome than ever, a fact that
was amusingly illustrated b" »n noc"--
rance in a Baltimore club house not
long ago.
"There I stood, gentlemen," the
long-winded narrator was saving, after
droning on for an hour with reference
to Ins trip to Switzerland—"there I
stood, with tlie abyss yawning in front
of nie. '
"Pardon me," hastily interjected one
of the unfortunate men who had been
obliged to listen to the story, "but was
that abyss yawning before you got
there?"—Harper's Weekly.
Cucumbers mid melons nre forbid-
don fruit to many persons so constituted that the least indulgence is followed bv attacks of cholera, dysentery, griping, etc. These persons are
not aware that they can indulge to
their heart's content if they have on
hand a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's
Dysentery Cordial, a medicine that
will give immediate relief, and is a
sure cure for all summer complaints.
Farmer Foddershucks—What ye goin'
ter give our city cousin fer a weddin'
Ma Foddershucks—Well, I was think-
in' of a gold pie knife.
Farmer Foddershucks—Don't ye do
it. Why them city folks never eats
pie with a knife nowadays.—Cleveland "Leader.
canot reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh ls a blood or constitutional disease, and In order to cure lt you must
take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh
Cure ls taken Internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the
best physicians ln the country for years
and Is a regular prescription.   It ls com.-
Sosed of the* beBt tonics known, com-
Ined with the best blood purifiers, act-
ins directly on the mucous surfaces.
The perfect combination of the two Ingredients ls what produces such wonderful results ln curing Catarrh. Send for
testimonials free. ..
F. J. CHENEY & CO.,  Props..   Toledo,  O.
Sold by Druggists, price  76c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
Emeralda—Have ynn heard what the
doctors are saying about motoring? It
gives you what they call the automobile
mouth—spoils the mouth  for kissing.
Gladys—That isn't true, and I know
it. Harold has been running an automobile  for  years I
Tlie Flagging Energies Revived.-—
Constant application to business is a
tax upon the onergies, nnd if there
be • not relaxation, lassitude uml depression are sure to intervene. Theoo
come from stomae_.:c ti-Hibles. Ihe
want of exerc'ies brings on nervous
irregularities, and the stomach ceases
to assimilate food properly. In this
condition Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will be found a recuperative of rare
power, restoring the organs to healthful action, dispelling depression, and
reviving  the  flagging energies.
"You say you get 250 marks a
month? I can't believe it; tell me
"I get 110 marks salary. Then I
don't pay my rent, 40 marks, that's
150 marks; I owe the milkman30marks
that's 180 marks; my butcher 40 marks,
220 marks; and every month 1 raise 30
marks out of my friendB, makes un income of 250 marks a month I"—i'liegen-
ie matter
Keeps your body
,   warm,   yet   lets
your skin breathe
—knit, not
' woven,—  A
—it fits,    i YGuaranteed
fdoesPEN- i     \Agai_ut
ANGLE/   a   \Shrioksgo
Trad* qjril
-fTrade-iarkedinred. Ina\
fvariety ot styles, fabrics and ,
/prices,   for women, men and
^Children,      a n d     guaranteed.
Is used in the preparation of
iiciiv mil!
The tea that outclasses all Japans.
Lead     Packets    Only.    40c.    60c.   and    60c.    per    Tb.   At   all   Grocers.
Look for this tag
on the cloth of every
Suit and Overcoat
you buy. M
It guarantees wear
and service because
it goes only on cloth
that is pure wool.
The Doctor
"Are your bowels regular?" He
knows that daily action of tbe
bowels is absolutely essential to
health. Then keep your liver active
A /».<***'*. »c 4picMdy°"r boweis reEui"by t*king
Witmnw—il   WtM-klUk j.o.ArerO*.
tat l«m»l_ ol sll exn -tjkliti. Lows-. Meet
Gambling a Religious Dnty.
"Speaking of gambling," a missionary said, "I kuow of a sect that regards lt as a religious duty, like fasting or prayer. This sect is the Hindoos.
They one day ln each year gamble like
mad from sunrise till sunset The
day Is the festival of the lamps, a
day sacred to Lakshun, the goddess of
wealth. A tremendous lot of money
changes hands lu Lakshun's honor. All
this gambling is done to test tbe financial success tbat will attend on each
person throughout the year. If a gambler loses he knows a year of har"_
luck Is ahead of him. If he wins he
knows he may expect a twelvemonth
of prosperity. Strange to say, a good
deal of cheating accompanies this religious gambling."
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gents,—A customer of our's cured a
very bad case of distemper in a valuable horse by the use of MINAUD'S
Tours truly
His  Receptions Were Conducted With
Princely Formality.
When he arrived ln London the enthusiasm of the English people seemed
to know no bounds. His entry was like
that of a national hero returning from
a victorious campaign—the multitudes
crowding the streets were Immense. He
appeared In his picturesque Hungarian
garb, standing upright in his carriage,
with his saber at his side and surrounded by an equally picturesque retinue.
But when he began to speak, and his
voice with Its resonant and at the same
time mellow sound poured forth Its harmony over the heads of the throngs ln
classic English, deriving a peculiar
charm Irom the soft tinge of foreign
accent, then the enthusiasm of the listeners  mocked all description.
Kossuth had been offered the hospitality of the house of a private citizen of London who took an especial
Interest ln the Hungarian cause, and
there during his sojourn In the British
capital he received his hdmlrers and
friends. A kind of court surrounded
him; his companions, always ln their
Hungarian national dress, maintained
ln a ceremonious way his pretension of
his still being the rightful governor of
Hungary. He granted audiences llko a
prince, and when he entered the room
he was announced by an aide-de-camp
as the "governor." All persons rose and
Kossuth saluted them with grave solemnity.
Among the exiles of other nations
these undemocratic formalities created
no llttle displeasure. But lt was Kossuth's Intention to produce certain effects upon public opinion, not in his
own, but In his people's behalf, and as
to that end lt may have seemed to him
necessary to Impress upon the Imagination of the Englishmen the picture of
Hungary under her own governor, and
also to Illustrate to them the firm faith
of the Hungarians themselves In the
Justice of their cause, It was not Improper that he should have used such
picturesque displays as means for the
accomplishment of his purpose.—-Carl
Schurz ln McClure's,
Tools of Trade.
In tbo City of London Court Deputy
Judge Horton Smith decided that a
typewriting machine used by an advertising agent was a "tool of trade," and
therefore exempt from distress. It was
montloned that lawyer's books were also privileged as tools of trade.
Tlie  Crawfish's  Tall.
The tail of a crawfish serves that animal as an oar. By a peculiar jerk of
the tail tbe animal cau retire from a
dangerous object with almost Incredible swiftness. The tail Is much more
effective in moving the animal backward than forward, a singular instance
of adaptation to Its situation, for by
means of its tall It can withdraw Into
Its 'hole with such swiftness as In an
Instant to place It out of danger.
Excltou No Comment.
Tess—Of course, I knew that May
and Bess were bitter enemies, but do
you mean to tell me they actually engaged in a fist fight? Jess—Yes. Tess
—Why, what a scandal! I declare I—
Jess—Oh, nobody noticed It. They
went to a bargain  store to do lt •
The Opinion She Sought.
"Well, wbat do you think of my new
hat?" she. asked.
"Do you want a candid opinion?" ha
"Heavens, no!" she replied. "Say
something nice."
and consider
f 'H.n!i_.    - V^.-TWlty
Is made of the best
rrlWs- ittkK mr/sAut
-•      .V      ^ 3IQN 0TTHEI1SH
ta ***** wt» mm ggnjgiM
to feet and fingers.    There's
a silky softness fo
"Dominion Brand"Hos6
that means foot comfort—as
well as wear and warmth.
Insist on seeing
"Dominion Brand"
Hose—and look for
"The Tag That
Tells" on every
Tu llnl W*.-
MOCK Mil—.
W   N   D   No.   605 _
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' office 12 4 4 4 Westminster avenue.
*-!«_--_ Omcs-80 Fleet street,
Umdon, E. 0., England Where a
file of "The Advooate" is kopt for
Mrs. R W_rrn_Y, Publisher.
1- 'Jul-cription $1 a yoar payable
B cents a Oony.
Tel. B1405.
Vanoouvkb, B. C.,Nov., 24,1906.
I ocal Items.
Today every Mt. Pleasant property
• owner should cast a vote for thn by-law
1 authorizing a loan of "J60.000 to erect a
: Market building. The location was
\ voted on last January, "and the Mt.
3 feasant side of False Creek on West-
1 minster avenue, was selected as a site.
' There are very many who have tried
1 aud are still endeavoring to have the
) location of the Market changed, and
.. hope to defeat the passing of the by-law
. today to secure the Market site for
. down-town. The very best site has
1 been chosen by a plebiscite, who must
i turn out today and vote again for the
: Market—Ward V. at the Fire Hall,
; Ninth avenue.
That the Incinerator By-law he passed
i isLalso of paromout interest to onr
1 citizens.
Junction o( Westminster rond and Westmin-
1 «te» avenue. SERVICES at 11 a. ni.,
1 md 7:30p.m.; Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Oorner ol Mint and Westminster avenues.
1 .-H-RVICKS at lla.m., and 7 p. m.; Sunday
I -titionland bible Clam 2.30 p.m. Rev. A. £.
• hetherlngton, B.A., B. D., Pastor.
-"areonage 123 Eleventh avenue, went. Tele-
-    bono 81349.
Oornor Niuth avenue and Quobeo stroet
1 .4KKVICKB at 11 a.m.,and7:80p.m.; Sunday
i'rchool al 2:30 p.m. Rev.3eo.A.Wilnon, B.A.
I ^ii—or. Manse oornor oi Kighth avenue and
1 Ontario street.  Toi. 10C6.
St Michael s, (Anglican).
Horner Ninth avenuo and Prinze Edward
, streei. SERVICES at lla.m., and7:80 p.m.,
1 Holy Communion lstand 3d Sundays In oach
1 month alwr _o„dng"prayor, 2d kuiI UU Sun
: iiiyrnitsa. in. Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.
1 ttov. O. Ii. Wilson, Reclor.
lU'iaory 372 Thirteenth avenue, east. Tele-
1 .ilionc B1799.
Advent Ohrlstian Church (not 7th day Ad,
. bo. tills), Seventh avonue, near Westminster
1 avenne. Services U a.m., and 7:30 p.m.,
1 ''undiiy School at 10 a.m. Young peoples'
.••I'uolotyof Loyal Workers o( Christian Endea-
. vnrineeta every Sunday evening at 6:46 S'olock.
, I'tiiyi'i'-inoeliug Wednesday nlghtsatSo'cloek.
j Ukoboahized Ohusoh of Jesus Cubist
o.l_attor Day8alnl«, "S1& Westminster ave-
1 imo. Services at B o'ctook evory Sunday eve-
, 11 ing Iii' Elder J. 8. Raincy: Sunday School at
','.' o'clock. Prayor.meeting every Wednesday
, .n.'niug at 8 o'clock.
Everyone knoy^s |hat for anything
uo become known, it must he talked
..bout,    For an article    ta   become
.popular its virtue must be made the
iubject af s public    announcement.
Fhat  is   advertising!     Consequently
-.f the survival of the Attest applies
".<> business  principles  as  well as it
• does to other walks of life, the bet-
'er  the  advertising—the better    the
(publicity—the    better    the    results.
■ linn] results mean   good   business,
md  good  business    is    what every
-merchant advertises for.    Jf he did
.mt  wish  to  excel  in  his  particular
line, he would not take the trouble
iU>   .write    an    advertisement,  much
.more pay for Ibe costly newspaper
.m,d 'imagazine space—British Advertiser.
The Ladies' Aid of Mt. Pleasant
Presbyteitan Ohuroh were "At Home"
to the congregation and friends on
Thursday eveniug of last week. The
impromptu program was very ploaslng
and bright and enjoyed by
all present. A piano solo by little Miss
Rae was well executed. Readings by
Mrs. Hioks aud Miss Luke wero very
well rendered. Miss Maud Burns, Mrs
Hicks, Mrs. Chas. Mowat and Mr. Lister
gave vocal selections. Miss Maggie
Boss, a popular Mt. Pleasant vocalist,
gave the closing solo with fine effect.
Dainty refreshments and conversation
followed the program.
The Silver Anniversary of Ihe
Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
was celebrated by die Missionary
Messengers of Mt. Pleasant Methodist
Church by a splendid entertainment on
Tuesday evening, whioh was well-
attended. Rev. A. E. Hethorington
presided and the following program
was given: Chorus, by the Messengers;
address, bv Mrs. W. E. Pesoott; recitation, by Miss Grace Zimmermann; solo,
by Miss McQuillan; address, by Rev.
W. E. Pescott; chorns, by the Messengers ; reading of the Messengers yearly
report, by Miss Alberta Balf onr; solo,
by Miss McQuillan; chorus, by the
Mrs. Pescott gave a historical review
of Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
which was started in 1881, and told of
the early struggles and its triumph, and
of the work beiug carried on by the
Society, over $911,000 having been raisod
for all purposes during the past year for
ita work. Rev. W. E. Pescott gave an
inspiring address on Missionary Work,
showing how the Christian Religion
is spreading throughout the world. Tne
gain in India was SO per cent during
the past deoade, thore being at the present time 3,000,000 Christians in India.
In Japan there are 66,000 Protestant
Christians, combined with the Roman
Catholics there are 158,000 Christians in
Japan, a gain of 400 per cent within
twenty years. The spread of the
Gospel was equally gratifying in China,
Africa aud among the Indians of B. O.
The largest church in the world was at
Helio. Hawaii, forty years ago all the
natives of Hawaii were cannibals. All
the islauds in the Southern Pacific were
Christianized. What was needed was
more Missionaries, especially young men
and women to go forth and help win
the world for Christ. Miss Alberta
Balfour's report showed that the Mt
Pleasaut Missionary Messeneers had
contributed over $100 for Missionary
work, being the largest amount in B.C.,
they had won the Bauner for this
year—the Banner was on exhibition.
At the beginning ef the year there were
1? members, at present there are 47,
Mrs. E. Burritt is Superintendent of
the Messengers which is au auxiliary
of the 1 ical Wo.nan-ForeignMissionary
Advertize id the "Advocate."
Mt. jPleasant
t. O. O. V.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19 meots evory
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster avenue,  Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noivlk Grand—Frank Trimble.
Uecordino Secretary—H. Patterson, 180 Tenth avenue, east.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review 2d ana lth Mondays of each
month ha Knights of Pythias Hall
Westminster avenue.
Visiting Ladies always weloome.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Pettipieoe,
35 Tenth avenue, east.
Lady Record Keeper— Mia. J. Martin,
Ninth avenne.
L. O. L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L„
No. 1843, meets the 1st and
3d Thursday of each month,
at 8 p. m , in the K. of P.
All    visiting    Brethren
cordially weloome.
H/ W. Howes, W. M„
893 Tenth avenue, east.
G. H. Darke, Rec. Seo'y.,,
381 Seventh avonue, west.
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mondays of each month at 8 p. m., in
Oddfellows' Hall,
Visiting brethren always weloome.
Chiri- Ranger—A. Pengelly.
Recording Secretary—M. J. Crehan,
387 Princess street, City.
Financial SkcRrtaby—Ralph S. Cum-
mings, "Advooate" Office, Mt. Pleasant
Vanconver Council, No. 311a, meets
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, in I. O, O. F„ Hall, Westminster avenne.
Sojourning Friends always welcome
H. W. Howes, Chief Councillor.
893 Tenth ave., east.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
2228 Wcstmlimtcravomic.  Tel. 760.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?   Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4a9
For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your honse.
The Advocate
$i per Year.
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Is on every wrapper of Doctor Pierce's
Golden Medioal Discovery beoause a fall
list of the Ingredients composing it Is
printed these la plain English. Forty
tears of exporienoe has proven Its superior
worth as a blood purifier and Invigorating tonto (or the core of stomach disorders
tad all Itver Ills. Ii builds up the rundown system as no other tonic ea* Iu
whleh alcohol Is used. The active avsdte-
taal principles of native roots snot as
Ovldeo Seal and Quosn's root, Stoaa and
Mandrake root, JHoodreot and Black
Chanybark are extracted and preserved
hf' the uu of ohemlcally pure, triple-
refined glycerine. Bend to Dr. R. V. Pierce
at Buffalo, M. T., (or frtt booklet which
quotot extracts from well-reoognltod med-
Ual authorities such as Drs. Bartholow,
Kfaig, Souddw, Cos, BlltBgirood and &
host of others, showing thst these root*
can he depended upou tor their cnrattvai
action In all weak states of the stomaoh,
accompanied by indigestion er dyspepsia
ee well as In all bilious or liver complaints
•nd la all "wasting diseases" where there
Is loss at flesh and gradual running down
of tho strength and syitom.
Thu nGolden Medical Discovery" main*
rich, pore blood and so Invigorates and
regulates the stomaoh, liver and bowels,
•nd, through them, the whole system.
Thus all skin affections,Notches, pimple*
. »nd eruption! as well a* scrofulous swellings and old open running sores er ulcers
j.-an eured and healed.   In treating old
mnn Ing sores, ot ulcers, It Is well te In-
.. sure tbelr healing to, apply to them Dr.
Plerco's Al)-H*allng Salve, lf your drug-
!:.g.st doa't happen' to have this Salve In
: stock, send fifty-four cents tn postage
stamp* to Dr. B. V. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel
•nd Surgical Institute, Buffalo. N. Y., and
• targe Wot tke -All-Heeling Salve*
.will reach vou by return post
Yoa can't afford to accept a seoiet nostrum ni a substitute tor thl* nOu-»leoho._e,
medicine or known coMi-oemou, not
even tlmiiL-h the tirsTont dealer may
, thumbi- iniiltn a little oiswft [>r«Ht.
Ur. Pierco.'- Pleasant Pellets rntjmnte
:.ii.i iiiviK—-ate 'tomai'li. !l7'"*.»!ir! J>owiilS,
!t'i;.iir-i:n.ite4,UuY ijia.iiuUi, «;isv kl •■i'I*.
When the tide of population   pours   into  Vancouver   this
fall and winter, lots on Mt. Pleasant will command the price
that lots in the City now command.
Read this list and come and see us about them.
One 50-f t. lot on Tenth avenue, $1,050;
One acre practioally cleared, on Westminster avenue; easy tsrms.
88-ft. lot, 9-roomed Honse, orchard
smaU fruit... .$9,900
Beautiful 9-room   House,  gas and
electrio light, convenient to car,
Thirteenth avenue.
A good   lot on Grandview, $200.
Loune street—6-room house, $1,600.
Ninth avenue—4 lots, $830 per lot.
Ninth avonno—Double oorner, $1,800.
Lassdownb avenue—7-room house,
Eighth avenue—7-room house, $1,600
$660 cash, takes 4-room cottage on
Sevent< en h avenue, 2 lots, fruit
trees, good well; prioe $1,200.
9-room house Tenth avenne, near Westmiuster avenue; prioe $d 000, terms.
8-room Cottage, 8 lots fenced and graded,
Sixteenth avenue; prioe $1,200
On Sixteenth avenue, i^-aore, fine viow
overlooking the city; price $600,
half cash.   Splendid buy.
6-room House on Westminster avenue,
$800 cash, balanoe toarrange
One lot, 26x120, no stumps, on Westminster avonno; price $826, $125
down, balance on easy terms.
House of 6-rooms, Eighth avenue;
electric light, bath; lot 88x120.
Price    $2,000.
Aoroage   at Collingwood,   also on
Wilson road; good investments.
Eigthth avenue,  2 lots,  on corner.
6 acres at Eburne, black soil, $200.00 per
acre; beautiful view. Terms.
8 lots (corner) Columbia street, cleared
and graded; $9,800, half cash.
2 Lots, each 88x120, all kiudB of ft-it,
large burn; O-rOamoil house; prioe
$2.800; terms
5-room House, rented nt $16 per month,
south half of lot, in 200a; $1,600,
$400 cash, balanoe to arrange.
8 LotB (corner) Westmiustor avenne,
80x182; price $8,200. terms.
2-storey Residence on Sixth avenne,
large house, beantifnl lawn, fruit.
Terms.   Price  $8,750.
Store on 25-ft. lot, on Westminster avenue ; building rented; fine location,
near Ninth avenue. Price $6,500.
Lot 26x182 on Westminster avenua-
two-storey building, in fine condition; leased for 2 years; title perfect.    Prioe $8,500.
7-roomed House, lot 49)^x120, Eighth
avenue; price $1,850.
Double corner on Tenth avenue, cleared,
fine location,   prioe $1,260.
Cottage of 5 rooms, elect?- light, and
afl conveniences; situated on Eighth
avenne, east. Prioe $1,950; $700
dowu and terms.
6 room Cottage, rented at $14 per month,
south half of lot, in 200a; price
$1,400, $800 down, easy terms.
Two lots, oleared and graded, $1,601,
inside lot for $725. Will build to
suit purchnBer on easy terms.
*tt. <m*
Mrs. R.Whitney
2444 Westminster ave.
(***'A,.A<4&W*.t,<&e!WmyntX*tfA    .''.t.***«'.M''<l-'4'J!**_'»^^ THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Local Items.
'If you miss Thb Advocatb you miss
the looal news.
Mr. H. T. Devine made a trip to
Victoria this week.
Dr. H. D. Burritt has been oonflned
to his house this week witb'severe cold
Miss Shaw-Hellier, Masseuse; Oertifi
cato, London, England.—446 Granville
Btreet; 'phone A1462.
Have a buyer for a lot olose to tram
lino on Mt. Pleasant.   Mrs. R. Whitney
Mr. Thompson, M. P. P., late   of
Manitoba, is now a resident ot Mt.
Pleasant, having bought the residence
of Dr. Howell on Eleventh avenne.
wt- s
Mr. Chas. Green has purchased the
cottage on Flth avenne, east, formerly
owned by Mr. J. Rannie, and with his
family have moved in this week.
Rev. Dr. Gardiner Ph.D., ot Port
Dalhonsie, Ont., left for the East on
Monday, after several weeks visit
with Dr. MoGuire   aud   family, 2081
Westmiustor avenue.
DRESSMAKING—First-olass work
Prices moderate. Apply 255 Sixteenth
avenne, east.
FOR SALE.—New Modem House,
furnace, and every convenience; 2
blocks from oarline. Price $8,160, cash
$1,600.   Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocate"
to:   ■      ■
The very latest styles in Canadian
and American makes and designs in
Wiuter Shoes for Men, Women and
Ohildron at R. MILLS, the Shoeman,
1I» Hastings streetB, west.
The offloeM and teachers of Epworth
Methodist Sunday School have decided
to havo a Christmas Tree and Entertainment, consisting of mnsic, recita-
tinusand addreBseB, on Thursday Do-
cember 27th.
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
Mr. Robert Delzall and Miss Ethel
May Flewoelling, both of this city, were
the principals in a quiet wedding on
Tuesday eveniug at the First Presbyterian Manse, the Rev. Dr. Fraser performing the ceremony.
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RING UP 914, the Central Wood
Yard, for a good load of Cedar Wood,
$1.60 a load, or leave orders at 608
Seventh aveuuo, east; Geo. Crocker,
Mr. N. S. Hoffar, a well-known architect, has left for the North nnder contract' with the Grand Trunk Pacific
Railway Company for a year, and with
the option of an extension ot the engagement to three years. Mr. Hoffar will be
a busy man tor some time, for he will
supervise the construction of the bier
Grand Trunk Pacific Hotel at Prince
Rupert, and in an addition to this will
at once prepare plans for several large
warehouses, a sohool, two churches,
and a numbor ot large dwellings tor the
railway o_totals.
Fine Vehicles
1016 Westminster avenue.
for Plants and Out Flowers; also
a quantity of Shrubs and Oma
mental Trees to be disposed of at a
big reduction for the next 80 days
Nursery & Greonhouses, corner of
Fifteenth and Westminster avenues.
Thk Cheapest Place in ths City.
Local Advertising 10c a line eaoh issue.
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per month.
Notices for Church and Sooiety Entertainments, Leotures, etc.,   where
the object is to raise money
will be charged tor.
All Advertisements are run regularly
and charged for until ordered they
be discontinued.
Transient   Advertizers  must  pay  in
advance.      •
Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published freo ot charge.
Mrs. O'Dell, 176 Ninth avenue, west,
teacher ot piano and organ having bad
several years experience in teaching, a
thorough musical education is assured
her pupils
3d avenue—$900.
Mrs. R. Whitney, 2444 Westminster
avenue, Mt. Ploasant.
St-SCRUB    to   yonr   Local
Paper NOW!
Don't be a Borrower of a
paper which only costs $1.00 a
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The funeral of the late E. W. Walsh,
who was killed by a scaffolding falling
on him while at work on the building
corner of Tenth and Westminster avenues on Friday laBt, took place TueBday
afternoon, tho services beiug conducted
by Rev. A. E. Hotberington. Four
members from Mt. Pleasant Lodge
No. 19,1. O. O. F., acted os pall-bearers.
The Oddfellows' conducted burial services at the grave-side according to the
ceremony of the Order. There was a
large attendance of sorrowing friends.
The family have the sympathy of the
community in their sad and sudden
bereavement. t
See When Your Lodge Meets
The 2d and 4th Mondays ot the month
Court Vancouver, I. O. F., meets at
8 p. m.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of the
Maccabees holds its regular meetings on
the 2d and 4th Mondays of the month.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F.
meets at 8 p. m.
Vancouver Council No. 211a,  Canadian Order of Chosen Friends meets
the 2d and 4th Thursdays of the month.
Nt. Pleasant Mall, (Postoffice.)
Mail arrivos daily at 10:30 a.m., and
2:80 p. m.
Moil leaves the Postafflce at lla.m.,
aud 1:80 and 8 p. m.
is only $1.00 a year,
50o few 0 mo-ths,
".'ic for 8 months.
—'-The Advocate" is always pleased
to receive from its readers any items of
local interest suob as notices of people
visiting on Mt, Pleasant or of local
residents visiting outside- points, all
social affairs, chnrch and lodge news,
births, marriaces, etc.
If a woman wants to be in fashion
this winter she must be trimmed, muoh
trimmed, as to gowns, hats and even
fur ooats. Even though one's tastes
are Quakerish and one's income on the
wrong side of nothing, trimmings must
be had. Moreover, when a woman
visits the trimming deportment and
sees the colorings, textures and new designs, she quickly gets over the notion
of having her gown made plainly.
A glint of gold is seen in most of the
new trimmings, though the metallic
effeote of certain seasons are not obser-
able. The combination of gay silk embroidery or ribbon work quite overcome
this defect.
A number of raised forget-me-not de-
sings in exquisite pastel-colors on net
and silk textures are. particularly lovely
among the trimmings. Black and white
chantilly nets have the patterns marked
by these little blossoms in pink lavender
and blue, with green leaves and an
intricate interweaving of gilt thread.
These embroidered nets - are shown in
both edging and insertion.
The radium braidB are especially at*
tractive this season. It is said that fibre
silk braids have become a staple and
will remain In vogue as long as trim*
mings are required for the glorification
ot women's apparel. As to patterns,
geometrical and Greek lines seem to
predominate, although the plain and
scroll designs still maintain their popularity. Judging by the lines carried in
the large stores the braids in diamond
weave are of equal importance with the
Passementeries and handmade trim'
mings are in demand for dressy costumes, and much attention is being
given cords, tassels, pendants, woven
bands, frogs und military loops by the
city stores As the season advances the
nso of these trimmings seems to be
growing more general.
' Black, all-over embroideries are one of
those staples in dress trimmings that
somehow always seem to be in good
style. They vary a little from, those
shown last season in that they are more
open and airy than formerly.
Argyle Houso
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
Special values!
Special values I
This is the season for beautiful colorings and graceful designs in
the enchanting realm of Feminine Fancy, and no previous season
has seen bo many and so charming new ideas as we are showing
"    here now.
A Few Lines at Sqecial Prices
1   ' ' .'.
WrapperettCB and Ladies' Waistings, 10c, 12^c, 16c, 17>£c, SOc, 96c a yd.
Colored Quilts worth $1 tor 76c each
Grey Flannels, 13%o, 15o, SOc, 26c, 35c, 40o a yard
Unbleached Turkish Towels IOo, 13%o, 16c, 20c, 25c each and up
White Turkish Towels, IOo, 12}^o, 16c, SOc, 36o each and up
Bed Comforters, all good useful sizes, for 76c each
Ladies'Winter Vests worth 60o for 40o each
Boys' Heavy Wool Ribbed Stockings all sixes Soo pair
J. Horner,
143 Hastings street east.
Between Westminster and Columbia avenues.
'phone 877.
It is hut natural that the influence of
the popularity ot elaborate trimmings
should be strongly felt in the button
field. This is surely a button year, it
ono can judge from the quantities of
them to be seen in the city Btores and
on the most up-to-date of new gowns.
But do uot get the impression that we
aro to fasten our waists with buttons in
the same old-fashoned way as in nine
cases out of ten, the buttons used are for
ornamentation only. They are put on
strappings and revers.
The cost of some these buttons is surprising. Last-week I was quite dum-
f bunded wheu pricing some buttons to
find they were $18 and $20 a dozen-
They were truly beautiful and it wonld
only take oue or two of them to put the
needed finish to a wrap or dress.
Gold seems to be as evicent in the
new buttons as it every othoo kind of
trimming. Very many of these gold
and jeweled buttons are nearly as huge
as a silver dollar, and one. or two of
them aro vory popular for fur coats.
A very novel button is of black velvet
set in silver and striped in silver bands,
studded with rhinestones.
These brilliant stones are used more
than Ivor and are combined witb oxidised silver, gilt, mother-of-pearl, in
waving stripes, squares, scroll and circles.
Steel point buttons are iu marked
favor but there is alno a demand tor the
tieted metal buttons in old tapestjy
One of the deportment stores is showing somthing quite original in the way
of plaid buttons in glass and enamel
Undoubtedly, they will be very popular
as the seasou progresses. These buttons
are decidedly gay, with alt 'mate wida
and narrow stripe in deep blues, dork
reds, combined in all sorts of widths.
All of these buttons arc   wrand.with
Q4}Jm* m\%AjA*i    Double corner    looxxaoft., 9-roomed
*%***%%>%*<%<%*.   house, orchard and garden $5,000.    ,
_•_\Y\   2-Ev.P    *^ew 5"rooIue^ house, concrete founjja-
<%*%%%%*%*%*% tion, 36-ft. lot; price $1,550.    .
Half-acre, Sixteenth avenne, beautiful view; price
fXtai*  Rs Whttoev, _444 Westminster ave
Men's Underwear
We will sell Men's Regnlar $2 per suit Knotted
Woolen Underwear at $1.60 per suit. .
I j Richardson & Chambers i
400 Westminster' ave.
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metal backs, and most of them are quit-
large although they can be purchased
in any size. Pluid buttons in enamel
are more effective than those of glass,
for each stripe is edged with a fine
thread-like piece of gilt, which adds a
brightness that is particularly attractive
Get yonr work done at the
Glasgow Barber Shop
3 doors trom Hotel
Frank Underwood, Proprietor.
BRTHS— Bath room fitted with Porcelain    Bath    Tdb    and all   modern
E. & J. HARDY & CO. ~
Company,  Financial,  Press and
Advertisers' Agents.
80 Fleet St., London, E. 0., England
Colonial Business u Specialty.
Trade Marks
Copyrights Ac
Auyono sending a -ketch and description mats
qui—ly M— r—In our opinion free whether ao _
Invention Is probably patentable. Commvmlca- .
tfonsstrlc-lyooi—dentl-il. Handbook on Patt—t-. >
sent free. Oldest agency for securing patentii,
Paten— taken throHuh Muur. 4 Co. reoolv*,
»peci_ notir.r., nttbont charge, in the
Scientific American.
AhrtnrtHomoli' tllnntr-to- Weekly*   I-iirjrwt dr-
dilution ot auy nnientlUc journal.   Torms. |3 ft t
yesw; four months, *>t* Bold by all newgrtealert,
Branoh OfBae. 625 F Bt., Waah—(ton. _. C.
T-R Advocatk is tlie best advertising,
medium where it circulates. Tel. B140S;
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MieJ   i-VJkJ 1JI.-VM a- South Vancouver.
"The Advocate" gives all tho Local News of Mt. Pleasant from
week to week tor $1 00 per year; si- months 60c. An interesting
Serial Story is always kept running; the selections in Woman's
Realm will always bo touud full interost to up-to-date women i the
miscellaneous items are always bright, entertaining and inspiring.
New arriV a_..on Mt. Pleasant will become raedily iuformod of tbe
community and more quickly iu-rested In local happenings if
theysupscribe to "The Advocate."
The Function of nn
is first to draw attention arid to leave a favorable
and as far as possible s lasting impression.
The first and principal object o* ft very great donl of advertising
is not directly that ot selling goods, but of establishing a worthy
fame—a recognised reputiitieu—to mako the goods and the bouse
known. Customers must eome with some Sdrai of the goodtftnoy
seek, the more knowledge the better. With ooufidonce inspired
by effocfevo advertising, it is then up to the salesman to do tho
rest—to make good by courtesy and a skillful jpreeentation of the
wares which should be up to. all that has -_en advertised.
THE ADVOCATE is the best advertising
medium for reaching Mt. Pleasant People—to
gain their favorable attention to your goods and
store. Advertising rates reasonable—not in the
Publishers* Association high rate combine. THE ADVOCATEv VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
As Soon aa We lii'irln to Hake Tbem
We It.-_.i.i to Softer.
We would not have to strive so for
courage if what we vaguely call
"things" were more evenly distributed
einoug us, for no one's lot would then
-seem to him an evil one. If we were
-all humpbacked or lame or blind;
If every husband wore unfaithful a ,d
every child a cross; if we were all pr.jr
and no man hud any more than another; If nobody's son died in his early
strength and uobody was loved while
we sat neglected, theu who of us
would know what sorrows and afflictions were? We would take each of
them for granted, ns a Chinaman takes
his yellow sklu and an Indian his red
It Is because we see our estate differing from that of our follows that wc
are tempted to comparisons, and It Is
In the making of these comparisons
that a sense of our sorrows, like the
'knowledge of our afflictions, is flrst
_orn. How would we havo known tbat
We were poor unless we had seen some
one else who was richer or that our
eon was unsuccessful unless the son of
somebody else were making a great
mark In the world? Would our little
children be unhappy with only one
dress had they not seen other children with two?
It comes to this, then: When we begin to make comparisons, we begin to
suffer. This may seem to be a hard
saying; but it is a true one.—Lillle
Hamilton French In Harper's Bazar.
Sleeplessness.—When the nerves aro
unstrung and   the  whole   body   given
up to  wretchedness,   when   the   mind
.is filled with gloom   and    'isnial   forebodings, the result,of derangement of
the    digestive    organs,     sleeplessness
come,  to add to the distress.     If only
thb subject could sleep,   there   would)
be oblivion for a while and temporary    relief.        Parmelee's    Vegetable
l'ills will not only induce   sleep,   but
-will act so beneficially that   tiie   suo-
ject will awake refreshed and restored
'to happiness.
llnvc   a   Definite   Aim.
■No  life  amounts  to  much  until It
_as a programme—something definite,
' something particular. Nothing else can
' take the place of it.   Education cannot, talent cannot, genius cannot, hard
work cannot   Until there is a definite
' aim the energies will run to waste, the
ability be squandered.    The faculties
deteriorate when  working without a
'definite aim.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Mrs. Hornbeak (in the midst of her
reading)—Mercy sakes alive! Here is
an Item about a surgeon over at Big-
igervilie removln' an epithelioma from
a man's lip.
Farmer Hornbeak — "Well, I sh'u'd
judge lt was about time for people to
quit using such long words when It requires a doctor to git 'em out —Puck.
Sunlight Soap is better than other
eoaps, but is Best when used in the
Sunlight way. Biiy Sunlight Soap
and follow directions.
Aud  Inflight.
"What happens when people fall ln
Hove at first sight?"
"'•Usually marriage i.nu second sight"
There Is nothing either good or bad
but thinking makes it so.-
'Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
Ancient Locks.
Locks were used in the time of th*
pharaohs. At Karnak the visitor ls
•shown the sculptured representation of
a lock which is almost exactly like one
kind of lock used in Egypt at the present day. Homer says that Tenelope
used a brass key to open her wardrobe.
Ho adds that it was very crooked and
had an ivory handle. A Greek writer
who lived lu the last half of the twelfth
century explains that such keys were
undoubtedly very ancient, although
still to be seen in Constantinople and
elsewhere. Unman locks, like the Egyptian, required a partial sliding of the
key. They were, however, more lntrl-
For Family Colds
A reliable rouuh and cold cure —mild
be 'ways in ihc hou* ready (or uo the
moment.the urst symptoms appear.
his always easier, cheaper anrl hettet
io check a cold in tho very begmnrag.
It ii taler, loo.
Shiloh'i Consumption Cure, die Long
Tonic, has been tested for thiity-thiae
years, and tens ol thousands q( hornet in
"Canada and the Uniled States to-day ara
' never without it.
. A dealer writes: " Shiloli'sGmnimp—oCare
i| without doubt the bast remedy (or Cousin snd
Colds on tbe —sikst. Onco used, iny eml—Mr*
will buy no other.    1.. Elsley, N-jsagaweya.Ont."
If it were anything but the best would
' this be so > Try it ia your own family.
II il docs not cure, vou get back all it cost
you. We take all the chances. Neither
you nor your dealer can lose. Isn't that
fair ? 2sc is the price. All dealers in
medicine sell y>i
The   Advancing   C-cpcdltlona   to   the
i .Voi'tli  Pole.
"With the expedition headed by Walter Wellnian from Spitsbergen, that of
Mylius Erlchsen from Greenland aud
Unit of Mil-kelson from Alaska, all advancing upon tlie polo this .summer, interest in Peary   who went north last
summer and thus has a year's start of
thein, is becoming greater," writes P.
T. McGrath lu the Chicago News from
St. John's,  N.  F.    "Peary went north
from Newfoundland in July, 1905, In
, his   splendid   new   stenmer   Roosevelt
I and hoped to be able to work his way
up into the polar basin west of Green-
i lnnd before navigation closed,  n  feat
j almost accomplished by Cnptnln Hnll
■ In the Polaris iu 1S71.   An open seasou
j in the seaway there, whicll occurs occasionally, enables on extreme north-
i lug to be made, and If Peary wero so
favored he would be nblo to shorten by
some hundreds of miles the distance ho
would have to cover on foot ln advnnc-
' Ing toward the pole Itself.   Peary's intentions were to send Eskimos south
from his ship to Cape Sabine this summer with news of his progress.    The
Scotch  whalers whicll  left Dundee In
I May for Davis strait took  letters for
him in case their cruise carried them
so far north.   They were also author '
ized to take aboard and convey south
any dispatches which might be lodged
there from him.
"Cape Sabine Is. so to speak, the
last accessible outpost in the north. In
addition to the Scotch whalers, tbe
Newfoundland sealer Adventure, which
has been chartered by tho dominion
governmeut for patrol service in Hudson bay and will proceed thore In July,
will also' go to Cape Sabine aud should
renqji thero about Ihe middle of Augusts! ,Pcary's friends have requested
that the Adventure mako a Special
search there ."or records from him,
and as -these are always deposited beneath a cairn In Lifeboat cave, the
scene of the Greely tragedy In 1884, it
Is certain that auy papers which may
bo sent south by him will be recovered and the fact probably communicated to the world from the Marconi
station on Labrador. It is thus highly probable that toward the ond of tbat
month some news of him will be learned by the world.
"It Is barely possible that with extreme good fortune he may have forced
his ship so far up that he has achieved
his aim nnd got, If not to the pole Itself, at any rate beyond the farthest
point—86 degrees 33 minutes—reached
by any previous explorer—the Duke of
Abruzzl, who advanced that far ln
1900. On the other hand, the prospect Is that he may have to spend a
second year there, working Into tho
polar basin tbls summer and pushing
poleward next winter and spring over
the mighty floes which stretch to the
apex )f the globe. Peary's most formidable opponent will be Wellnian, with
his airship."
Mfahnps  of an Antomobillst.
An English automobilist, C. S. Rolls,
teUs of the things that have happened
to him: "I have burnt my boiler out
three times on a steam car, I was once
stuck in a deep flood and had to hail a
punt, once had to be practically dug
out of a bog, was once stuck for want
of a match for over three hours with
my burners out, the longest distance I
have had to walk for petrol was ln
France—twelve miles; have three times
bad a passenger fall off a racing car
moving at a fair speed without being
killed, once bad a horse and cart on
top of me, in the Paris-Vienna race ran
into a tree at seventy miles an hour,
twice been overturned, once had my
head mashed In by a starting handle,
have twice run away completely down
hill forward and two or three times
backward, once upset an apple cart In
the Strand, and twice had my car burnt
Peaaal Trade   Secrets.
Some peanuts that are bought ready
roasted are of a light yellow color.
Others, however, are pronounced brunettes. There is a reason for this.
The great American peanut will remain crisp only a dny or two after
roasting and in damp weather only a
few hours. It absorbs moisture rap-
Idly, so that two days after roasting
the finest uuts lose their crlspness and
are io all intents and purposes as
though they hud never been cooked.
The Italian and Greek peanut men
freshen up their stocks by roasting
again and reroastlug. When the process has been repeated three or four
times, though, the peanut begins to
take on a tawny hue, which is considered objectionable by those who have
stands ln the better pares of town.
These much roasted goobers are therefore sold at n discount to Greeks nnd
Italians who have stands near railroad
stations and the cheaper resorts, who
can roast; reroast and re-reroast them
Indefinitely uutil they nro finally sold.
A Corporation as  Shopkeeper.
Tarmouth Corporation, ln carrying
out its policy of municipal trading, has
opened a shnp |n Kins street, to push
the sale of electric lamps and fittings,
fans, motors, etc., In connection with
Its electricity department. Thla department Is making- a handsome profit
each year, to the great advantage of
the ratepayers.
Something    New   and    is    Delighted.
Feels Like a Boy.
Mr. M.N. Dafoe,
29 Colborne St.,
Toronto,  says:
"I have been a
sufferer from dyspepsia for years. I
have been treated
by doctors and have
taken many medicines with only
temporary relief.
Since using Dr.
Leonhardt's Antl-
Pill I can eat anything the same as
Mr. M. N. Dafoe when a boy. I find
they regulate both
stomach and bowels. My old time
vigor lias returned, so that my spirits
are buoyant and temper normal. I give
all credit to this wonderful remedy—
Dr. Leonhardt's Anti-Pill."
All dealers or The Wilson-Fyle Co.
Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. 601
The  Ship's  Concert.
The Captaiu (of the Hilaria)-This Is
my five hundredth trip across the Atlantic.
The Theatrical Manager (absently)—
Dot's a pretty fair run. Vot are you
going to gif away free for soufenirs?—
TIisi Vacation. r
Wiggles—Wheu Uo you take your vacation this year?
Waggles—I don't know exactly. My
wife hasn't decided, yet just when she
will go away.—Somcrvillc Journal.
Cured    Tlirough the    Rich, Red    Blood
Dr. William's l'ink Tills Actually
Thousands of women suffer from
headaches, dizziness, langour and
nervousness. Few realize that their
misery all comes from the bad state of
their blood. They take one thing fur
their hend, and another for their stomach, a third for their nerves. And yet
all the while it is simply their blond
that is the cause of all their trouble.
Dr. William's Pink Pills cure all these
and other blood troubles because they
actually make new, rich, red blood.
Mrs. J. H. MclAi'thur, St. Thomas, Ont.,
says: "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have
done me a world of good. For about
eighteen months I was a constant sufferer. I was terribly run down and the
least exertion left ine fagged out. I
slept badly at night and this further
weakened me, and finally I had to give
up housekeeping and go boarding as 1
was quite unable to do any housework.
I took doctor's medicine but it was of
little or no benefit. One day a neighbor
told me how much benefit she had derived from Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and
advised me to try them. I sent and got
three boxes, and by the time I had
used them I could feel a change for
the better. Then I got four boxes more
and before they were all gone my health
was fully restored. To see me now one
would not think II had ever been sick
for a day, and I can honestly say I
owe my renewed health to Dr. Williams
Pink Pills."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are the
greatest cure there is for the weakness and backaches and sideaehes of
anaemia, all the distress of indigestion,
all the pains and aches of rheumatism,
sciatica and neuralgia, and the weakness and ill health that follows any disturbance of regularity in the blood supply. Sold by all medicine dealers or
by mail at 50c a box or six boxes for
$2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockville, Ont.
His  Sharp  Kctort.
One day ns Pat halted at the top of
the river bauk a man famous for his
iuqulsltiveuess stopped and asked,
"How long have you hauled water for
the village, my good man?" "Tin
years, sor." "Ah, how many loads do
you tako ln a day?" "From tin to fifteen, sor." "Ah, yes; uow I have the
problem for you. How much water at
this rate have you hauled in all, sir?"
The driver of the watering cart jerked
his thumb backward toward the river
and replied, "All the water you don't
see there now, sor."—Philadelphia
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
A woman who shall be nameless furnishes the following essay on husbands:
"There aro three kinds of husbands—
the young husbands who make us unhappy because we are so Jealous of
them, the middle aged husbands wbo
break our hearts because tbey would
rather make noncy or play golf than
devote any attention to us and tho
old husbands who sickeu us with tbelr
silly objectlous whenever we turn to
look at younger meu."
Ynrcoimin* More Their Hoasei fran.
Place to Place.
The Turcomans, who live on the east
eru shore of the Caspian sea, carrj
their villages about with tbem whei
they travel. As a tribe sets out on a
Journoy every mun packs his wooden
house upon a camel, which the animal
can easily carry, and when a spot is
reached where be and his friends in
tend to remain for any great length ol
time the camels are unloaded and s
village started which It takes about an
hour or so to build.
It ts to bo remembered that the
houses are real houses and not tents
and that the settlement ls not a camp,
but a village. The traveling bouse of
the Turcoman ls a murvel of skill and
Ingenuity and Is really much lighter,
more portable and can be packed into
a much smaller compass tban any of
the so called portable houses that are
manufactured and sold in some parts
of our country.
The frame ls made of strong, light
wood laths about an inch broad by
three-quarters of an Inch thick, crossing each otber when set up In position
at rlgbt angles about a foot apart aud
fastened at each crossing by the thongs
ef rawhide so as to be movable, and
the wholo framework may be opened
or shut ln the same manner as those
toys for children that consist of a
squad of wooden soldiers and will expand or close at will so as to form
open or close columns.
One part or moro made ln tills way
and all Inclosing a circle fifteen or
twenty feet across form the skeleton
of the walls and are firmly secured In
place by bands of ropes made of hair
or wool fastened round the end of each
rod. From the upper ends of these
rods similar rods bent near the wall
and Into something less than a right
angle are so disposed that the longer
portions slope to the center and, beinf
tied with rope, form tbe roof.
Over this ls thrown a covering of
black felt, having ln the center n large
hole which answers both for a window
and a chimney. Large pieces of the
same coarse black felt are wrapped
round the walls, aud outside these, to
keep all tight, is bound another frame
of split reeds or canes or of some very
light, tough wood bound closely together with strong cords.
is better than other Soaps
but is best when used in
the Sunlight way. Follow
Too  much  publicity  spoils
Signing your name to a friend's not*
ls a bad sign.
When riches come la at the window
friends flock to tbe door.
He who has no faith In himself Is
destined to become a successful failure.
The brave and fearless man manages
to get there early and thus avoids the
A wise man doesn't attempt to pull
himself out of trouble with a corkscrew.
If a man Is unable to stand prosperity he should sit down aud give hit
wife a chance.
FIRST.—Dip the article
to be washed in a tub of
lukewarm water, driwlt
out on a washhotrg. and rub
tbe soap lightly over it.
Be particular not to miss
soaping all over. THEN
roll it in a tight roll, lay
in the tub under the water,
and go on the same way
until all the pieces have the
soap rubbed on, and are
tolled up.
Then so away for
thirty minutes to one
hour ond let the ' Sun*
light" Soap do its work.
NEXT.—After soaking
the full time rub the clothes
lightly out on a wash board,
and the dirt will drop
outl lmn -*1C garment inside out to get at the seams,
but don't use any more
soap; don't scald or boil a
s.ngle piece, and don't
wash through two suds, lf
the water gets too dirty,
pour a little out and add
fresh. If a streak Is hard
to wash, rub some more
soap on it* and throw
the piece back Into the
suds for a few minutes.
RINSING, which is to be
done in lukewarm water,
taking special care to get
all the dirty luds awav.
then wring out and hang
up to dry.
Tor Woolens and Tlan-
rtels proceed as follows: —
Shake the articles free from
dust. Cut a tablet of
shaving"., pour into a gallon
of boiling water and whisk
into a lather. When just
lukewarm, work articles in
the lather without rubbing. Squeeze out dirty
water without twisting
and rinse thoroughly in two
relays of lukewarm water.
Squeeie out water without
twisting and hang in the
open air.
RKTTfie most delicate
colors may be MW
washed In the Sunlight " way.
*\*K (\(\(\ REWARD will be paid
*l'Jivuu to any person who
proves that Sunlight Boap contains any Injurious chemicals
or any form of adulteration.
Yoar Money Refunded by tba
dealer from whom you buy
Sunlight Soap if you find any
causa for complaint.
Kind Lady (visiting the Jail)—I un-
The suspicious man keeps one eye on    derstaud it was your love for liquor
a    tiaI-vViViimi      l.nt     tlm     _n_e_—    mnn     1_- _i __r_ -    '..._. .    .
his neighbor, but the wise man keeps
both eyes ou himself.
Unless a man ls willing to take
chanres he never takes anything else
that happens to be lying around loose.
Chnrch I'illars.
The Joke of the vicar of Witbyoombe,
Devon, at the Easter vestry as to his
laggard churchwarden being not a
"pillar" but a "buttress" of the church
because he supported it outside reminds one, says a correspondent, of
another Joke of the same kind delivered from a Loudon pulpit by the Rev.
John McNeil. John wus minister of the
"Scotch church," Regent square, at the
time and ln his own homely way was
driving his points home with telling effect He suddenly paused, after exhorting his congregation to be workers, aud then, with a twinkle in bis
eye, said, "You know, I always think
of church members being divided into
two classes—pillars aud caterpillars."—
London Chronicle.
that brought you here.
Jlmjam Jake—Dou't youse believe It,
ma'am. Dis is de las' place on eart' I'd
como to cf I wuz lookln' fer a drink.—
Chicago News.
Versatile   Vonth.
"That new clerk of yours ls rather
versatile, Isn't he?" said the drummer.
"That's what," replied the village
merchant. "lie makes three or four
different kinds of n fool of himself
every day."—Detroit Tribune.
When Sla-lnir Fait (lie I'Inn llalynrd.
"Many a slender flagpole has been
ruined," said a rigger, "by drawing the
halyards dowu too snugly when milking them fast after hauling down tne
flag. If this Is doue ln dry weatber
and lt comes on wet, the shrinking of
the halyards thus drawn taut to start
wltb may be enough to bend the pole,
and If lt should be left ln that way
long enough the pole would be permanently bent Flag halyards wben no
flag ls flying should be made fast witb
* llttle slack."
What It' Lout liim.
Mrs. Watts—There! We have cleared
off the last of thut church debt, and
It never cost you men a cent. See wbat
women can do. -Mr.. Watts—I don't
know about the other follows, but I
know you have ninde me spend more
thnn $100 for extra meals downtown
while you were out monkeying around.
The  _''!r»t  Slnht.
Klhel—I understand It wns a case of
love nt CTrit sight between Jack uud
Miss P.dglrl. Maud—Yea, dear. But
t>"» irat s___l\t *»*'" -t hor bunk book.
The Original Vet- of Crxnee.
Somebody has been looking up the
history of the original use of canes im
thiB country and duds that they were
formerly n part of tbe repertory of the
leaders of the church, being at one
time the principal badge of tbe deacon.
The deacon's cane was about five feet
loug, one end being embellished wltb
a big knob, the other with feathers.
When tbe small boy got too noisy or
rebelled against the powers that were,
be was given a rap on the head with
tho uncharitable end of tho stick. If
the bead of the finnlly forgot himself
while listening to the morning sermon anil lapsed Into a blissful drenm
Of old times ln merry England, tbe turkey plumes nr, the deacon's cane feathered him into life again.
The im! at Fcaite In the rant.
In 1038 the opening of Inlgo Jones'
new theater was celebrated by anelab.
Orate bouquet attended by tho lords of
the council, and the bill amounted to
£84 5s. 4d.. exclusive of wine. Glass
and plate were hired, and some of the
former wns broken nnd had to be paid
for. Wo have the details of three dinners ln 1G7C. A leg of mutton costs 3s.
-Id., a sirloin of beef 9 shillings, three
chickens nnd three rabbits Bs. Od.,
eight artichokes 1- shilling nnd four
cauliflowers Is. 3d. Por buttered ale,
the 'Ingredients of which were a hum
dred eggs, eight pillions of nie, two
pounds of butter, eight pounds of sugar and one ounce ot nutmegs, the
charge   was   10s.   lid.
on -tie Duii-iin Doaro. tivr-r tiiu onug-
across the street from Dr. Jeremiah
Quonk's drug store.
And,in due course the last Dog Day
passed and the day of the steeplechase
dawned bright, clear and not uncomfortably warm,
It'seemed as If half the population
of Menagerie Borough Vurned out to
witness the event, but bost of nil was
Uie turnout from '-tat Township and
Quonkvllle', each of which engaged
front places for its best rooters.
Benny Quonk and Larry Quonk wero
the favorites of the one ►ido* and Bar-
ny Rat and Orlbby Rat were the picked winners of the other side.
Squire Rat stood out In front of the
starting line and scolded Benny Quonk
roundly for taking tho Inside track,
so Benny said:
"All right, you can have all tho advantage on your side, for all I care."
And he turned his hopper over to
the outside track.
At last the four jockeys had their
hoppers on the line, the bell rang, the
starter cried, "Ready! One, two, three,
go!" ond hoppety-hop-hop, away flew
the four hoppers down the course.
"Go' it, Benny!" yelled hundreds of
im i i o-ii,   yuu._   ...   _-* »»Mj J*'   vxr.ii"-^-
a multitude of Quonks.
"Good for Larry!" sang another multitude of Quonks.
"Crlbby's getting ;here, all right!'
shouted a crowd of Ratb.
Hoppety-hop-hop went the hoppers
almost neck and neck, !*•*lf way round
the coarse, when, alas! fo** 1'atr*.
Rat, he took a horrible header au .
was put out of the race.
Next came a hurdle, and here Larry
Quonk fell' headforemost into a pooli
and his hopper came down on top oj
him, and after the hopper came Crib-
by Rat and his hopper, pell-mell, Iter*
That left Benny Quonk an easy victor, to amble In to the STOal and smilingly receive the bouquets and triumphant shouts of his delighted Cd-?
He was highly pleased to win tiu'
Grand Prize, which he generously an
nounced that he would divide with th-:
fellows in an extempore banquet to bi
given In Quonkvllle Inn.
"Yes, It was a Jolly race" said he
"but the best thing abom it wan that
it has shown those impertinent'Rat-'
their place, and hereafter they'll le-iv*:
off their airs."
TI-Il-RE was wild excitement in
Quonkvllle one bright morning.
On the bulletin board over the
bridge across the street from
Dr. Jeremiah Quonk's drug store, thu
passing Quonks had their attention arrested by the following potter announcement:
Attention, Quonk-. Biff
nnd llttle 1
On the day following the last
Dog Day, to wit, viz: The 13th
of August, there will be conducted a Grand Steeplechase In the
fair grounds.
Only grasshoppers between four
and eight weeks old will he allowed to enter the race, und the
Jockeys must he young fellows
under twelve months old.
owner of the winning hopper.
All Intending competitors
should give their names to the
general manager, JERRY
QUONK, Esq., No. 16 FrogViUe
Row, not later than August 1_.
No wonder the Quonks became wildly
excited! For nut in the memory of
the oldest inhabitant had there been
a steeplechase held on the Fair
Grounds (or any other grounds, for
that matter).
'There was a tradition that about five
generations  back  a ningniflcent stee-
Teaching Elephants
THOUGH the elephant is not carnivorous he is dangerous enough
at times. If you want to teach
an elephant to stand on his head, you
have to be very careful Chains are
placed around his hind quarters, and
he Is then hoisted by pulleys into the
air often enough for him to understand what is required oi liim.
To teach these bulk/ creatures to
pose is very difficult. One well-known
position is one elephant standing with
his forepaws on the hindquarters ot*
another, while he flourishes his trunk
In a theatrical attitude. To teaeh him
to do this you have to pass a chain
round his neck and another round his
The assistants haul a .vay on the
neck chain until the ar.i.mil begins to
choke. Naturally, he rises on his hind
legs in order to be able to breathe.
Then the trunk cable is UttUled on, and
the elephant on whose back he Is to
place his forepaws it. backed under
them. Curiously enough, elephants
dislike this treatment and often, after
a severe lesson, will attack their
If you want a waltzing elephant, you
will have to engage a number of
strong assistants, who will push the
elephant round, some at either end of
the great beast. You then fchout
"Waltz!" and all begin pushing. Soon
the elephant learns to vhirl, on the
sound of the word, of h'4* own accord.
Such tricks as ringing a bell, grinding an organ, are simple and effective,
i You simply put the ohlect In the elephant's trunk and shake it for him.
When he dances witli tinkling bells
round his feet, one foot at a time is
lifted and shaken by the assistants,
Whiney and Smiley Boy
LITTLE Mr. Whineyboy came to town
one duy.
Riding on a Growlygrub, screaming all
the way,
Howlyberries in his hat,
Screecher leaves atop o' that,
Round his neck a ring o' squeals,
Whineywhlners on his heels.
What do you think—that awful day
Everybody ran away!
Little Mr. Smileyboy came to town one
Riding   on   a  Grlnnergrif,   laughing  all
the way;
Chuckteherrles in his hat,
Jolly lenves atop o'  that,
Round his neck a ring o' smiles
All of the "very latest styles."
What do you think—that happy day
Not a body ran away!
-St. Nicholas.
The Toothbrush  Plant.
We have heard of sermons In stones,
but certainly not till recently of toothbrushes in .trpes. The genus gouania
embraces upwnWI of twenty species of
climbing shrubs, most of which inhabit
the forest of tropical America. The
most interesting of these is the G. Dom-
ingensis, a common creeper in the West
Indies and Brazil. In Jamaica It is
called chaw-stlck, on account of its
thin, flexible stems being chewed as an
agreeable stomachic. Toothbrushes are
also made by cutting pieces of chaw
stick to a convenient length and fraying out the ends, and a tooth powder to
accompany the use of the brush is prepared by pulverizing ti.d dried stems.
How Old Is That EggP
A simple method of finding out the
age of an egg Is by means of the
air space, which is situated toward the
broad end of the shell If the egg is
held up between the hands before a
light in a dark room, tho air space can
bo easily discerned. Tn a perfectly
fresh egg the air space is very small,
but as age increases It extends, until,
when tho egg is4threo weeks old, the
air space is about a sixth of the entire
egg space- With pract'ee, the age can
be told to within twenty-four hours.
Biting Babbits.
If you care for the health of your
rabhits do not omit to clean their
hutches thoroughly at least once a day.
Look out, however, to see that you do
not get bitten. A surly old buck or a
doe with a litter of young may make a
s'tvage attack on the back of your hand.
It Is as well to put on a pair of gloves
and use a small hoe with a long handle
to scrape the floors of the hutches.
plechase had been held, with the Rats
as competitors against the Quonks for
a grand prize of one thousand blue
bottle flies, and that the Quonks had
come out victorious.
At any rate, the Quonks had ever considered themselves vastly superior to
the Rats, much to the secret indignation of the latter fellows. Of late, indeed, the Rats had become openly
abusive and dlsagreeatle They had
got Into the way of flocking over
to the Quonks' Saturday ball games,
for instance, and calling out nasty
things to the Quonks on the diamond.
"Just look at Popeyes!" one yelled
"Goodness, what a swell he Is under
his chin!"  another added
"Grinny mouth!" criec** Tnother.
"Banty legs!" yelled another. And
numerous other Insulting epithets
they hurled nt the Quonks, till the
Quonks were thoroughly exasperated.
"What are you, anyhow, hut u^ly,
lowdown Rats?" croaked they. "The
only time you ever stood up in fair
competition with us we licked you."
"When was that " _hri< ked tiu  Rats.
"In that steeplechase long, long
"Steeplechase, fiddlesticks!" returned
the Rats, "the idea of vour believing
that granny's yam Gi 'e us n chance
and we'll show you what we can do in
a  steeplechase "
"Very well, we challenge yoa to vln
a steeplechase off us." croake the
So  the  steeplechase   v-' p  a_"    '' red
ff V/       Mr & ->• * ^-."IL?^ i
Simple Questions
T nsked   ny papa whv the world
1 la round Instead of square.
And why the piggies' tails are curled,
And why don't fish breathe air,
And why the moon don't hit a star.
And why the dark ir clack.
And jest how many birds there are,
And will the wind come back.
And why a horse can't learn to moo,
And why a cow can't neigh,
And do the fairies live on dew,
And what makes hair grow gray.
And then my pa got w_ an', oh,
The offul words he said!
I hadn't done a tiling, -Jut ho
Jest sen' mo off to hed!
Affectionate Cats
CATS are very affectionate by nature,.
and If puss shows no attachment to
her owner or any member of the famiiy
it is a sure sign that she has Buttered
Ill-treatment, or. at least, neglect. That
old Idea that cats love places better
than persons would soon be exploded it"
Queens Taller Than. Kings.
The queens of the world arc taller
than the kings. King Edward is
some Inches shorter than Queen
Alexandra. The Czar is a head below
the Czarina. Kaiser Wilhelm is of the
medium height, but the German Em-,
press is tall, anil that ls why the
proud Kaiser will never consent to be
photographed beside his wne, unless sho
jsits while he stands.
The King or Pui'lugal, though stouter, is less tall than his Queen. Even
the Prince of Wales is a good four
inches shorter than tlie Princess, and
the young King nf Spain Is rather below the height of Queen Victoria.
Smallest Thing With Backbone.
The smallest thing with a backbone
Is llie slnarapan. a llttle fish recently
discovered by scientists in the Philippine Islands, lt measures about half
nn  iinii  In length.
Little   Grace  Misunderstood.
Little Grace had been brought up In
a Presbyterian family, so that the
white-robed minister- 1 the Church
of England were qui tt unknown to
When she was a lit-1. npre than 4
years old she wa_. taken by a guest
to the parish ohurch
Imagine the o_i;:r iitrh-'r horror
whon c- co suddenly stood up on the
cushioned seat of the p■■»", an.:, POlr.t-
Iiir an i_i:cu ...,; Jllgti, -i-iod loudlv:
"S'nme! Same! Big man dot.en on
his nightie!"
Study in Fractions.
Mr. Brown met an old woman on
the way home from market.
"Been   buying things,   mother?"
"No, sir; been sellln' eggs."
"How many, mother?"
"Well, sir, I had such a number of
eggs that after I sold half of them
and half an egg, half of what were
left and half an egg. and finally half
of what were left and half an egg,
they were all sold and not a single
egg had been even cracked, much less
• i\ Brown said: "Oh. yes." and
went on his way, having comprehended at once how many eggs the old
woman had sold.
Can you also tell?
cats were generally as well treated ns
dogs, with whom they^are nearly always   compared  to   their  disadvantage.
Choir  Needed  Best.
Harry nnd Nellie are twins, aged 6,
and one Sunday they were discussing
the services at the church they attend.
"I don't see why they have sermons
for," snld Harry.
"Why." replied Nellie, "it Is to givo
the poor sinners n chance to rest."
Fish as Pets.
Many boys and girls who ennno.
keep pets hnve been able to maku
pets 'Of wild birds und animals. Even'
fish in a pond will come to know you
if you feed them regularly, and the.!
will follow you round the edge of th I
pond nnd nt Inst grow so tame, as t i
lake food out of the hand. They will
even come Into the shallows and ulloW
themselves to be patted. YoU will lin I
lt easiest to make friends, of fish of tin.
carp family.
Little Girl's Explanation.
A little girl Claimed th.it slie had got
a new heart. On DetfiK nsked to ex'
plain, she said, "Once 1 ran after sin;
now I run from lt."
Make a Wigwam
A WIGWAM Is a delightful thin?
In September when It is noltlai
too hot to play In such a thins
nor too cold tu spend a night In It.
The flrst things you need arc poll s.
Get them from the woods or from th
lumber yard, thirteen of them, ench
two Inches square (If from the lumber yard, in that ease make Ihe sticks
round b.v whittling' them).
Make   each pole- ten   feet   long  and
Parnums Cardboard Circus.
LITTLE Ladles and Gentlemen:
1 have the honor of presenting
to you a picture of a wonderful
troupe of cardboard anlmnls,
with thoir trainer, tho celebrated Monsieur Gulllori (pronounco Mus-seer
The live nnlmnlH and also Monsieur
Guillerl himself have been so put to-
eother that they can go through almost
nny contortion and acrobatic feat that
you can Imagine.
They belong to mv great circus of
Cardboardvllle, of which I think you
have occasionally henrd before.
Now, there Is no reason why you cannot have a tiptop troupe of performing
animals similar to these, If you follow
my Instruct Inns carefully:
). Take a sheet of good, stiff cardboard.
2. Get ix good drawer to sketch tho
outlines of your anlmnls for you. In
separate   parts—head.   >mdv    lenn   *_ul
tall—each part  provided   with a hole.
3. Then sketch your truine   like Mon
slcur Guillerl.
4. Cut   all   the   llgurcs   out   carefullj
. and   pnlnt   them   up   wilh   ears,   eyes
spots, etc.,  to make them look as lifelike as possible.
6. Then put them together wilh llttl..
brass  paper clips  that   will   allow  fraction of the limbs, etc.   Good-bye.
Truly yours.    I'ETER PARNUM.
pointed at one end so as to stick Into
tho ground. Tie three of tin,in together a foot and a half from the top to
make a tripod.
Set the tripod up so as to give yourself a 6.4-foot circle base room. Place
all the remaining poles around tho
tripod,  lashing them  together.
Use twill or unbleached muslin to
cover the wigwam. Spread vour material flat and cut It according to the
pattern shown here. Mark a hnlf circle 16 feet in diameter, tiionsun •
around the edge of this circle Iii foot
(which is enough for vour purpose)'
draw linos from the edge tu the centre to show where rones are to bo
stretched later to bind the canvas
firmly to the wigwam.
From each front edge of the canvas cut out a small portion ur allow
for a low entrance. Prom the top
centre cut out n half circle 18 Inches
In diameter lo allow the tops of the
poles to protrude through.
\ou  will  And this covering will  bo   "
ample for the wigwam.   Pnlnt It up to
suit   your   taste  with   Indian   llgurcs,
but If you do any painting do It he-
fore   you  strctcfc   >he   canvas, on   Uu»-
wlgwara. ?__*__ ADVOCATE, VAtf COtTVfctt, fiftif tSfi eOLWf ftU
-Noy. M; lttoe—
Local Items*
3 For looal news stttMN-ib.    tbt THE
- ADVOCATE only tl for 13 months.
■fl:-. _
Thojnpsdh'a Cream bt Witoh Hazel—
"' best foi chappett hand*. Ai Mt. Fleas-
• ant It. A. W. Drug Store;
i -*-,-«-iot'r».r.-"~
Mr. aiid Mrs. J. McKt.n_.ie have sold
1 their home on Bridge street, and will
1 move to Powell street.
' * The Presbyterian Ijadies' Aid et Mt
l Pleasant held their regnlar mooting at
i the home ot -Irs. W. Johnson, Fifth
i. avonuo, on Wednesday afternoon.
*■• '• *»  f.'""'•-.
For yonr Soft Drltiks, Candies,
' Cigars and Tobacco go to the Mt,
3 Pleasant Oo-fehtionary Store, (Ohas.
1 Homewood. proprietor).
S-tisot Lodge No. 69, t O. G. T.,
? Epworth, held its usual iheeting on
3 Friday evening last, N. Vospor presid
} ing. There was a good attendance of
i the members. Quite a number of visitors
• from the two oitjr lodges were also
.present. It.was decided' to attend
' chnrch in a body on Snnday morning
Nov.'25th, when Mr. H. H. Stevens Of
■ the Moral Reform Association; pill
1 preach a Temperance Sermon. After
1 the business was concluded a most en-
i joyable program was rendered. One of
' the features Of the program waa a Mook
' Trial of a member charged with carry-
5 ing on a business without the necessary
1 license retinired by UmV. Brd. O. T
3 Baxter argued for the prosecntidh while
'Bro.  J. R.  Matthews acted   for the
• defence. Some strong arguments were
'/put np oh both Bides. A jury, composed
• of the sisters of the different lodges,
1 brought ih a verdict of "not guilty."
Children you can get at Hyndman's
• cor. Ninth * Westminster aves.: 6
i Scribblers or Exercise Books of the best
• qnalityj-l box Paragon Drawing Orayons
■i'or 28c. School Books of all kinds. Oan-
< dies, cigars, tobaogo, eto.
One 44-ft. lot on Westminster ave-
i hue, (6.600; thin property will yield a
. ifjjood interest.
Fonr lots on Scott street for $1,700.
li-rodm Cottagoi godd basement; )»
1 block froin Westminster nvenue; 49-ft.
i lot; price $1,700.
7'room House; modern, good baso-
i ment, 88-ft. lot, Sixth avenne; price
- $3,200, easy terms.
Two 88-f t. lots Eleventh avenne, fine
' location; price $850-
*Mrs. R. Whitney,  9444 Westminster
_, i avenne.
Tea Pots
280 HIM tor
§5o*   To-tlay
Buchanan & Edwards
-«32 604 Graftville St.
'Phone 2021.
are goihg   very  fast,    tent  we nre
oontiiiu-iry adding hew stock to flli in,
Ask for o_: American
Union Made HATS. The
latest styles to select from.
Caps; Btyrtai  Collars;   Ties; Trunks,
and Bag-
mPhersM & Son
Merchant Tailors and
3$ Ha_.tli.gs  strtet, west*
kUtPt aHd SHoomaMng
and rteuairlleg done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2464 Westminster avenue.
Royal Crown
*a_ Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premih_- to be
-had free for Royal CSiown
Soap Wrappers.
Recreation is intended for the mind
a* whetting for the scythe. He, therefore, thai: spends his whole time in
recreation is ever whetting, never mowing; and he .that Always toils and never
recreates is alwaj- mowing, never
whetting.—Bishop Hall.
i »". > m\T""e". X.'*~*~*"et u'lftmrn
Telephone 687.
Established 1804.
We -want you to partioijiake in the "*x*-raordii_-y values We Ure
giving at the Palaoe.   We lmve made great pireparations for a
large business for the next 80 days.
Considering quality and prioe we oan hot bo beat anywhere.   %
More clerks have been added tor tins extra tush, and we guarantee
to wait on you promptly aad well.
We have added a TOY DEPARTMENT.   It ta itt tiie basement.
You will find in the Toy Room sow.thing that will gladdeh the
hearts of old and yduhg.
—   Jammmm*a*M*am*mmm\ "'-  ..rn-a-
New Arrivals
tadifes' jackets-i Waists, Suitsj Furs, Fancy
Neckwear, Stock Canal's, Scarfs, Tits, Ribbons,
Kid Glovers, Silk Gloves—short, fflfedium ashing; also Kid Gloves in full length, evfery color,
Come and see th. riish of business in the Palace
J» So McLeod* MacBeth & Co.
me PAi-jtce store op thb east fsNBt
Every person has two educationb—one
whioh he receives from others, aud fine,
more impolftaiit; which he gives him-
Briiig   your    Job Work
Advocato" Offices.
to   "The
The individual cah attain self-co_trol
ih great things only through self-control
ih little things. He muststndy himself
to"disctiver what is the weak pOint ih hit
armour, what is the element within him
that keeps him from his fullest Success.
This is the characteristic upon which
ha should begin hia exercise ih self-
Six-roomed houso, Tenth avenue,
east; fine buy; easy terms; Mrs. R.
Whitney, 3444 Westminster avenue.
Choice tots oh Ninth avehue;
$850 eaoh.—
3444 WcBtmiufltor avouue.
Advertise in "The Advocate."
It is character that obunts in a nation
as in a man. It is a good thing to have
a dean, fine, intellectual development
in a nation, to produce orators, artists,
successful business men; but it is an
infinitely greater thing to have those
solid qualities which we group together
under the name of character—sobriety,
steadfastness; the sense o'f obligation
towards one's neighbors and one's Ood,
hard common Sense, Hnd combined with
it, the gift Of generous enthusiasm
towards whatever is right. These are
the qualities which go to make up true
national groatuoss,—President Roosevelt
The men who have the capacity to
workand are content to work are in no
danger of making failures.
Success ndver comes to tho man wfad
is watching the clock fpr fear that he
might work overtime. The man who
succeodfi is the' man who is not merely
satisfied to do the work laid out for him,
but willing and glad to do' more.
How to produce' wealth is another
question. One answer is thorough
organization. Better/methods of conducting business ore coming into rapid
adoption, and the man who works with
a system has common Sense and the
right material in him, cah make his
way to the top, no matter how humble
his start Or how poor his circumstances.
No cheat.-'? nor bargaining will evoi
get a single' thing out of nature's
"establishment" at half-price; Do we
want to be stroBg?—we must work. To
bs happy?—wo must be kind. To be
wise?—we must look and. think.—
Persot-Bl notices of visitors oa
t\t. Pleasantt or ol Mt. Pleaaaat
people who visit other cities, also all
local aoelal affair, are gladly received
by -'The Advocate.1'
I like to read advertisements. They
ire in themselves literature; and I
can gauge thi* prBjperity of the country by their very appearance,"—William Ei $U-Stdnei
Advocate $1
for 12 Months
Gdo- -dotting Apples frdtn $1 to #1.35 iior bo*.
First OlaWi -table Apples $1.00 to $3.05
ft "fltti are bard to pleaSe in tiie Apple line, we want yiin to Visit
ti_F l*Jre today.
W- gJM*ahit.e Satisfaction tb the most fastidious taste;
Phillips & Locklin
(Successors to Foster &PhiUips)
i\s%4\Ami\m% Ninih ave., easts 'Phong _ IL
It'fc Delicititts-^nce.
tried   always  used;
Utt the Fl-BST p_o;
Wbddiho mid
BhiTniiAY C__J_ ooi
>   _-*ta_t.y.
ri-inbtiry^ Evan^
k Co.
(Sncoessors tb'.W; D; Muir;)
'Phonfe 448.
There never did and nbvor will exist
anything permanently noble and excellent ih the character which is a Stranger
to the eieroise of resolute self-denial.
Work is a test of character; drudgery
in work is a greater test; but the
supreme tost is patience and perserver-
unco in the task on whibh yon have
-11 trite wbr_ is sacred; in all true
work, were it but, trie hand-labor,
there is Something of dlviue'ness. _abor,
wide as the earth; has its summit in
Wb were born with certain oapaoities
and opportunities i they _tay bo great or
small; we ban hot greatly change them;
they constitute the limits within whioh
our work mnSt be dbhe; but the interest
we take, the zeal'wb Bhow the use we
make of thoso powers—all this is left. iu
tixix own ha-ds.—Samuel V. dole.
The work that ie (porfoi-med only for
what it will bring, not for what it wilt
carry forth, is like shoddy cloth,- which1
may please the eye bnt wiU hot wear.
It is cheap, flimsy stdt> woven with no
cither purpose than to hold together long
tfftragh to be bought and paid for.
Young Peoples StiCifeties.
Loyal Workers of Christian Sndeavof
meet at 15 mihutes to 7, evory Snnday
evening in Advent Christian Ohnroh)
Seventh avenue, near Wostul'r ave.
Epwdrth  Iiedgue of   Mt.   Pleamni
Methodist Ohurch meets at 8 jl: m.
B. Y. P. U, toeets in  Mt. Plctisr-
Baptist Ohurch at 8 p. m.
Tho Y. P; S. C; E., moots at 8 p. m
in Mt. Pleasabant Presbyterian Ohnroh
Life is a business wo are all apt td
miBmanago, either living recklessly from
day to diiy or suffering Ourselves to be'
gulled Out of bur moments by the
inanities of custom. We should despise
a man whb gave as little activity and
forethought to tlie conduct of any other
business.—R. L. Stevenson.
"The Advocate"
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A Monthly Magazino   devoted to the
Use of English.   Josephine Torek
Baker, Editor.
$1 a year; 10e for Sample Copy.  Agents
Wanted.   Evan**t6n, UL, U. S. A.
Partial Contents for this Month.—
Course in English for the Begtn_er;;
course in English for the Advanced*
pupil; How to Increase One's- Y-cabu--
lary. The Art of Conversation; Shot_di
and Would: how to.nsettteni. Pronnn.
oiation. OorrecitBnghBh' in the Homo:'
Correct English' in the Sohool. 6*asi'-
ness English, tor the Business Man.
Studies iu ^English Literature.
(^^Subscribers who fail to^
get "-The Advocate" on Satur;
day ni-rning plea_e notify
thi* office.   Telephone B1405^
A Fine Buy!
$. dBA Balance ta
leO^U Arrange.
Mrs. R. Whitney
3-44 Wbstmihsteravennsi
Mb Pleasant..
ftoke is tth exoellflht fuel for prates, hall stoves, f -maces
and cooking stoves, making a clear bright fire withoot
smoke or dirti
Price $4 Per ton.
Vancouver Gas Company-
Orrttt i comer of Carrall and Hastings streets.
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