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Array Devoted to tlis interests  of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
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ftSTAHLi".,n;D April 8th, if_M.   Whom No. 42i.
Mt. Pleasant,   Vancouver,   B. C.,   Saturday,   June. 1,    1907.
(Ninth Year.)   Vol. 9, No. ts
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Local Items.
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AINLESS, aud by tho most Skillful Operators known to the        I
profession, Our Specialists ai:i-. all Graduates, Liscenskd
•: i  ni I- 1. () A R D   01-'   E X A .',! I N E li S  FOR   BRITISH      «
COLUMBIA;   Wo give you a Written Protective Guarantee for      ft
10 years with all Dental Work.
I  147 Hastings si*
-Telephone lSiifi.
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Our sp "rial line nf linn Eng"
ish V,       _   Lunch Baskets
will .'  ■ ri ;i ynn.
i'i.   I    ki    i   I i   'ii;-'ly  made
iiiiil ooutains cups, saucers,
plates, ct tlery and   nil the      &
gg      i" ;es and jars to      jjfj
P$      lm! bs for 2 to (! poo-
1     pie'
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C_3I lip 730 ' A
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waftson Co.'s
They   aro  jnst   the   thing
for a oi nisi' or a day's outing.
Prices ?5..-,o to$ig.
H Jrwelbhs i Di   jond foitcnANTS !•'• n
I Oorner Hustings and Grauvi.le SI , 93
whon in need of anything
in tlio drug line.
Our   messenger   sem06   is      m
■■' .     BEE ANi> PROMPT I
Mm i| Uir.
SLbsbb as  ess Trv St.
Por   im   I   ' ■        ■■,: .  ihe    im  THE |_j       . "■;
. ADVOCA'I K only $1 fnr i:. i. onths.        | BJ_»S___^;*3_B--:___*S_-_1___ESS-
Changes for advertisements should be
in before Thursday noon to iusnre their
St. Miohael'S Woman's Auxiliary
will give a Garden Party on Juiio 26th.
ut the church gro'uuds.
Mt. Pleasant L. 0. L. No. 1842, will
meet on Thursday evening next. All
Orangemen cordially invitee* to attond.
A general meeting of the Local
Council of Women will be held on
Monday next at 3 p. m., in the
I36ard of Trade room.
Mr; Christmas, Manager pf the local
M. A. W. Drug Store, is having the
place all repainted and varnished, new
_.ign, and ndding to the stock.
SPRING ITEM.—Lawn Mowers
sharpened nnd repaired at Gray's Bicycle & Repair Shop, 2318 Westm'r ave
Mr. R. J. Stanley of Toronto,
father of Mr. Wm. Stanley, Mt.
Pleasant, arrived iri the city on
Tuesday and will spend the Slimmer
with his son.
Rev. A. E. Hi'ttK-ltigfori B.A., BD ,
rbo pastor, will preach Snnday morning nhd evening. Morning subject:
"Oouoerniug Guidance." Evening
subject: "Paul's Great Theme."
Miss Florence Burritt of the Seattle General Hospital Staff, spent
the Empire holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Burnt, Twelfth avenue, returning on
Monday of this week.
For your Ice Cream and Oaurties go to
the ivit. Pleasilnt Confectionery Store
(Oluis. Homewood prop.), i Ico Cream
Mild in any quantity,   put  Up  iu   neat
Ail kinds—all prices)   Air-tightB from $2.50 np.
in fact, everything for the home.
,  We &$ alwayfe pleased to have yoli Call and inspect otii- stock
J. A.
, . .  Mt. PLEASANT
We now have a nice variety
ahd   I
of NeW Boots and Shoes for   5
Men;   Boys',    Ladies
See us before buying yohr
next pair.
Onr prices are right.
2415 Westminster nvenuti
Mt. Pleasant.
The Advocate" 6 nib-ths hir 50c.
fr* uit Liver Tablets
Stomach Troubles.
FRUIT-A-TlVES are made
from the nctivo principles of
fresh, ripe oranges, apples,
prunes aud figs.
50c a box—to bo had tit
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i> ■■' fa
J. O. Rr.tmiE,  Mitnairct.
Cor.   Seventh &  WgBT"-_lN_ri"—   |
AVENUES.     'PllOhe 2-'.'.     I
Dominion    Express   Moiu",
Orders issued, 5
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SCHC£___Cib< -    . _**__H__________-I Baa_X__SS_»8«B*BS&i B__J«_H_____»*8
| Now is the Season for
H       Evaporated    Pesches,       Evaporated   Privies,      Evaporntod  Pears,
Apricots, " Apples, Pigs,
§      Also JAMS and JELLIES in oaii-1, rIrps and jars —
E From i Fi r 86o up, to 50c for 5—lb tins.
Ei      yr., ,.-nv iarge lines of tho above goods.   Quality in all cases guarau-
§      teed.
fci      Call and See Us.—Wo havo many New (k) ids to show you.
j. P. Nightingale & CO,
l      Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. P.e__ant.
Telephouo   '.' 80,
5 .wm-tMBW ■-■?-■--• !^p'-'?.'TR-T»>i_-***»_ei.,fs*"-;-■■"■z&trrzrt&'i^Gm'tiBiX'ivm^
Lawn-Gross Se$ds
Olovi r aud Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry uud Aiiimnl Foods.
Pi'iili'ii LiCe Killer,
Holly Ciiii-I. Food, Beefsorops, Etc..
KiiUUH iii'.il Jb'EED,
C     IfRITH  Corner   NIMH avenue   <S
Taluplioiiu    Hi:! 7.
T  M  I-
IiHorjiomtt'fl  1809.
Mt, Fi&ssiSffit Br^neSs
The now Pipe Organ for the new
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church has
arrive-, and it is expected a mau will
roach here witlim a week from the
factory to put it up. The man sent oul
by the makers of the pews will begin
iho work of placing the new pews oh
ire Easfe
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to arrive in a few days.    This will be genuine.'
Huntley & Palmer English Biscuits, 20c per pound.    ...
•jp-k   2425   Westfninster  Ay.
7 'Phone  332
WANTED.—A general servant or
r.iollier's help. Apply to Mrs. H; D.
ltr.e, 109 Tenth aveuuo west, corner
Tht NortBiern
HnADOimOE - - Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Authorteod Capital  W 000 000.    •
Cor. Westminster and  Ninth aveim'eVi.
Drafts and _3r.uk Money Orders
A General Bunking   Business
We iuvlte you to statt au nccoiintiii dui-
Open Saturday NiohtS, 7 to 8 o'clock.
j; E: HAti'ksriAW, Mantifeer
km* **0*0**m*0*90*0000009*0
Capital Paid-up .>:■. P,f/Q0.OO0.
Reserve Fngd. ■ ,.... *4.8!)0.000.
and upwards, received anil interbst
allowed thereon, Compounded
FOUR times yearly.
-,        7 to 8 n'elopk.',. w
W. A, SchWaStz, Manager.
If yo_ miss T-te *_vrjft_t__ #»« talSn
the i«»-l h«w«'.   "'■'■.
Mr. G. P. Hicks, Musical Director iii
tiie Oity Schools, is ailraugihg a Concert
by tlie scholars in the Dominion Hall on
.i'riday Jano 7th. The object is twofold, to give'opportunity to tho patems
to SCO the benefit of the ilisri'iiiiti-m
along this line, mid also to raise funds
lol• nso in cutmeetiou with the   work.
Two 50-t't. lota and fine buildin;., 011
Westminster avenue; fc'u.UOO, half ca'li.
.Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocate" Ofiice.
The Misses Doherty gave a very
pretty tea Saturday last. They were
assisted iri receiving by their mo
ther, Mrs. I. W. Doherty, while
Mrs. VV. J. Bowser poured tea.
Mrs. G. A. McGuire presided over
the ices Among those present were
Mrs. A. Parker. Mrs. (Dr.) Hanna,
Mrs. T. Dickinson'. Mrs. Liph. Rolston, Mrs. McKay, Mrs. Tcrry-
herry, Mrs. McCagnc, Mrs. Ed.
Burritt, Mrs. W. W. Brehai;t,
Misses Burritt, Misses Copeland,
Misses E. Sim, E. Carter, Miss
Bruce, Misses Thompson, Ella Lip-
sett, Serena Doherty, Misses Mc-
Gi-nw. W. Lawrence, Olive J. Morri-
ion; Collfn«, IVoXhin, W. Law-
son. The decorations Were very
pretty, and were vcl|ow and white
tttlins. Mrs. Ai Barked won first
prize in the contest ga.me, "A Trip
to the Thousand isles;'' second prize
was awarded Miss Cartel
fe Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt MSats. ITresli fogetnbles nlways *}
^ unhand. Orders solicited from nil pm is of Mount. Pleasnutnud Fairview.. IS
G Pi'innpt Delivery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Ponltry in season. ^
" Tul. 8806. S
King's Heat flarket
R. P&rter & Sons.       2321 Westminster Ave.
Wholesale and Retail
9 >00 90*00000000, *0000i 9000. *t
..-<:■>.>_ OO-iC)-_i/>-JOO5*-,50 jo y
Before startlnr on a &bb.._'iu& toh*
look over tilb tttlve'rHflOhieiitS iti the
'ftBTPOATB.     »
rE wore telling you
about Out Decorator a
week ngo. Now we
want to tell yoa about Our
Graiuer, who has jnst arrived
from Toronto. Hu is a good
one. Just lot ns give yon nu
estimate ou that Frontdoor
of yours that looks so bad, aud
paint your Fl-uut-sleps lit the
sauio lime.
Just ouo word nbout Paper-
hanging. We nro in a position
to do yonr work oh the shell-t
est possible notice.
Wm. Stanley & Co.
'   —Papek-hani'i-rk—
Northurn Bank Bloc_.
j   Nihth & Westiniiister avenues.
2 'Phone aI«95.
STREET -     •
White Cook.
FlrSt-claSB ill every i-espi'i't.
Vanconver's LendiiiR Elestauran(•
Miss E. Bufb—k, Prop.
Hind the New Yotk Dental Parlurs
iidvdrtiHIimiint iu thin pii'tt't, the fi feo to
New f t*1_ »fcMliiipMHBfg ft* fr'trM w«ril
TheCa «i ad i a n Ba n U
of Commerce
Deposits of One Dollar nnd upward.!
received and lutarp.it allowed theieou,
Bank  Money  Orderj.  issued.
A General Banking Business
OFPicE HOUttS: 10 a. m. In !l p, m
SATi'libAYS: 10 ft invto 12m., 7 tn H p.ul.'
taU Liltl brknrh
444 Wesl-iiuste*      C. W. DURRANT
Aolhc* af "Eben HoEden." "D'ri ami I." Clew
COPYRIGHT.      1905.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY
NEXT day Trove went home. He
took with him many a souvenir of his first term, including
a scarf that Polly had knit for
him and the curious things he took
from the Frenchman Leblanc and
which he retained partly because they
■were curious and partly because Mrs.
Leblanc hnd been anxious to get rid of
them. He soon rejoined bis class at
Hillsborough, having kept abreast of
lt in history and mathematics by work
after school and over the week's end.
He was content to fall behind in the
classics, for they were easy, and ln
them his arrears gave him no* terror.
Walking for exercise, he laid the plan
of bis tale and had written some bits
of verse. Of an evening he went ofteu
to the Sign of the Dial and there read
Ills lines nnd got friendly but severe
"Is there'tfnything you do not know?"
Trove ino.ui»ed.
"Much." snid the tinker, "Including
the deptb o' me own folly. A man
that displays knowledge hath need o'
Indeed. Trove rarely came for a talk
with Darrel when he failed to discover
something new In him—a further reach
of ihonpht and sympathy or some uninspected treasure of knowledge. The
Tinker loved a laugh nnd would often
aeurch I) Is memory for gome phrase of
bard or philosopher apt enough to provoke It. Of his great store of knowledge he made no vainer use.
Trove had been overworking, and
about the middle of June they went for
a week ln the woods together. They
walked to Allen's the first day and
after a brief visit there went off In the
deep woods, camping by a pond in
thick timbered bills. Coming to the
lilied shore, they sat down awhile to
rest. A hawk was sailing high above
tbe still water, Crows began to call in
the treetops. An eagle sat on a dead
pine at the water's edge and seemed to
be peering down at his own shadow.
Two deer stood in a marsh on the farther shore looking over at them. Near
by were the bones of some animal and
tbe fresh footprints of a panther.
Sounds echoed far in the hush of the
unbroken wilderness.
"See, boy," said Darrel, with a little
gesture of his right hand, "the theater
o' the woods! See the sloping hills,
tree above tree, like winding galleries!
Here is a coliseum old, past reckoning.
Why. boy, long before mon saw the
Seven Hills it was old. Yet see how
new It is, how fresh its color, how
strong its timbers! See the muiiy seats,
each with a good view, an' the multitude o' the people, yet most o' them are
hidden. Ten thousand eyes are looking
down upon us. Tragedies an' comedies o' the forest are enacted here.
Many a thrilling scene has beld the
stage—the spent deer swimming for
his life, tbe painter stalking bis prey
or leaping on lt."
" 'Tis a cruel part," snld Trove. "He
is the murderer of the play. I cannot
understand why there are so many
villains ln Its cast. Both tbe cat and
tbe serpent baffle me."
"Marry, boy, the world is a great
school, an' this little drama o' the good
God is part of It," snid Darrel. "An"
the play hath a great moral—thou shalt
learn to use thy brain or die. Now,
there may be many perils In this land
o' the woods, so many that all its people must learn to think or perish by
them. A pretty bit o' wisdom It ls,
eor. It keeps tbe great van moving—
ever moving—in the long way to perfection. Now, among animals a growing brain works the legs of Its owner,
sending them far on diverse errands
until they are strong. Mind thee, boy,
perfection o' brain an' body Is the aim
o' nature. The cat's paw an' the serpent's coll are but tbe penalties o'
weakness an' folly. The world is for
the strong. Therefore God keep thee
eo or there be serpents will enter tby
blood aB' devour thee—millions o'
Tbey eat a little'time In silence, looking at the shores of the pond.
"Have you ever felt the love passion ?" Said Darrel.
"Well, there's a girl of the nnme of
Polly," Trove answered.
"Ah, Polly! She o' the red lips an'
tbe dark eye," said Darrel, smiling.
"She's one of a thousand." He clapped
bis bnnd upon his knee merrily and
sang a sentimental couplet from an
old Irish ballad.
"Have ye won her affection, boy J"
be added, bli band on tbe boy's arm.
"I think I bave."
"God Jove thee! I'm glad to bear It,"
eald tbe old man. "Bbe Is a living
wcnder, box. ii !ivU-_-_._pQ_der-..U- had
I tt'y youth I'd'give l_e--\.*r_'fy."
"Since her mother cannot? afford to
do it I wish to send her away to
school," said Trove,
"Tut, tut, boy. Thou hast barely
eno-jgh for thy own schooling."
"I've $82 in my pocket," said Trove
proldly. "I do not need lt. The Job
ln the mill—that will feed me and pay
my room rent, and my clothes will do
me for another year."
"On my word, boy, I like lt ln thee,"
said Darrel, "but surely she would not
take thy money."
"t could not offer it to her, but you
might go there, and perhaps she would
take it from you."
"Capital!" the tinker exclaimed. "I'll
see lf I can serve thee. Marry, good
youth, I'll even give away thy money
an' take credit for thy benevolence.
Teacher, philanthropist, lover—I believe thou'rt ready to write."
"The plan of my first novel la complete," said Trove. "That poor thief-
he shall be my chief character—tbe
man of whom you told me."
"Poor man! God make thee kind to
him," said the tinker. "An thou'rt
willing, I'll hear o' him tonight. When
the firelight flickers—that Is the time,
boy, for tales."
They built a rude lean-to, covered
with bark and bedded with fragrant
boughs. Both lay In the firelight, Darrel smoking bis pipe, as tbe night fell.
"Now for thy tale," said the tinker.
The tale was Trove's own solution of
his life mystery, shrewdly come to after a long and careful survey of the
known facts. And now, shortly, time
was to put the seal of truth upon It
and daze him with astonishment and
fill him with regret of bis cunning. It
should be known that he had never
told Darrel or any one of his coming
in the llttle red sleigh.
He uy thinking for a time after the
tinker spoke; then he began:
"Well, the time is 1835, the place a
New Englnnd city on the sea. Chapter
I—A young woman is walking along a
street, with a child sleeping In her
arms. ' She Is dnrk skinned—a Syrian.
It is growing dusk. The street is deserted save by her and two sailors,
who are approaching her. Tbey, too,
are Syrians. One seems to strike her—
it is mere pretense, however—and she
falls. The other seizes the child, who,
having been drugged. Is still nsleep. A
wagon ls waiting near. They drive
jiway hurriedly, their captive under a
blanket. The kidnapers make for the
woods In New Hampshire. Officers of
the law drive them far. They abandon
their horse, tramping westward over
trails In the wilderness, bearing the
boy In a sock of sailcloth, open at tha
top. They had guns and killed their
(ood as they traveled. Snow came
aeep. By ana by game was scarce
and tbey had grown weary of bearing
the boy on their backs. One waited In
the woods with the little lad while tha
other went away to some town or city
for provisions. He came back, hauling
them in a little sleigh. It was mnch
like those made foi the delight of the
small boy In every land of snow. It
had a box painted red and two bobs
and a little dashboard. They used It
for the transportation of boy and impedimenta.
"In tbe deep wilderness beyond the
Adlrondacks tbey found a cave ln one
of the rock ledges. They were twenty
miles from auy postoffice, but shortly
discovered one. Letters In cipher were
soon passing between them and their
confederates. They loarned there was
no prospect of get.ing the ransom. He
tbey had thougbi rich was not able to
raise the money they required or any
lnrge sum. Two years went by, and
they abandoned hope. What should
they do with the boy? One advised
murder, but the other defended him. It
was unnecessary, he maintained, to
kill a mere baby, who knew not a
word of English and would forget all
In a month. And murder would only
Increase their peril. Now. eight miles
from their cave was the cabin of a
settler. Tbey passed within a mile of
It on tbelr way out and In. They had
often met the dog of the settler roving
after small game—a shepherd, trustful,
affectionate and ever ready to make
friends. One dny they captured the
dog and took him to their cave. Tbey
could not safely be seen with the boy,
so they planned to let the dog go home
wltb him In a little red sleigh. Now,
tbe settler's cabin was, like that of my
father, on the shore of a pond. It was
round, as a cup's rim, and a mile or
so ln diameter. Opposite the cabin a
trail came to the water's edge, skirting
the pond, save ln cold weather, when
It crossed the Ice. They waited for a
night wben their tracks would soon
disappear. Tben, having made a cover
pf the t_ill-__';i. s.ucU III whit'!, .bev hud
l Crout-t tlie TJoy and stretched" it on
withes and made it fast to tbe sleigh
box, they put the sleeping boy In tbe
sleigh, with bot atones wrapped In paper and a robe of fur to keep him
i warm, hitched tbe dog to lt and came
! over bill and trail to the little pond
I awhile after midnight.   Here they buc-
'.. kled a ring of bells on the dog's neck
j and released him.    He made for his
; home on the clear Ice, the bells and bis
! bark sounding as be ran.   They at the
I cabin heard him coming and opened
their door to dog and traveler.  So came
my bero ln a little red sleigh and was
adopted by the settler aud his wife and
reared by tbem with generous affection.   Well, he goes to school and learns
rapidly and comes to manhood.   It's a
pretty story—that of his life ln the big
woods.    But  now for the  love tale.
He meets a young lady—sweet, tender,
graceful, charming."
"A moment." said Darrel, raising bis
band. "Prithee, boy, ring down the
curtain for a brief parley. Thou say'st
they were Syrians—they that stole the
lad. Now, tell me, hast thou reason
for that?"
"Ample," said Trove. "When they
took him out of the sleigh the first
words he spoke were 'Anah jouhan.'
He used them many times, and while
he forgot they remembered them.
Now, 'Anah jouhan' is a phrase of tbe
Syrian tongue, meaning, 'I am hungry.' "
"Very well," said the old man, with
emphasis, "and sailors. That Is a just
Inference. It was a big port, and far
people came on tbe four winds. Very
well! Now, for the young lady. An'
away with thy book unless I love her."
"She ls from life—a simple hearted
girl, frank and beautiful and"— Trove
hesitated, looking Into tbe dying flre.
"Noble, boy. Make sure o' that, an'
nobler, too, than girls nre apt to be. If
Emulation would measure height with
her see that It stand upon tiptoes."
"So I have planned. The young man
loves her. She Is In every thougbt and
purpose. She bas become as the rock
on which his hope ls founded. Now
he loves honor, too, and all things of
good report. He has been reared a
Puritan. By chance, one day, it comes
to him that his father was a thief."
The boy paused. For a moment they
heard only the voices of the night.
"He dreaded to tell her," Trove continued, "yet he could not ask ber to be
his wife without telling. Tben the
question, Had he a right to tell? For
his father had not suffered the penalty
of the law and, mind you, men thought
him honest"
" 'Tis just," said Darrel. "But tell me,
how came he to know his father was a
"That I am thinking of, and before I
answer, ls there more you can tell me
of him or bis, nsanle?"
, i u i>u  _.,_-.—meii )
make extracts from their grateful testimony. From these the following
were taken at random:
"I was troubled for some weeks
with salt rheum in hands and 'arms
and  was   using a salve  which  did  me
•lohn Bull Prefers to See a Blaze In
Open  Grate.
According to London papers, Englishmen are up in arms over a threat- If our readers could spend one morn-
ened invasion of what they regard as. ing looking through the letters recelv-
one of their inherent rights, the right, ed from all over Canada by the Zam-
to keep their houses uncomfortably!! Buk Co., it would bring home to them
cold. At a recent meeting of remon-' I vvith irresistible force the healing vlr-
strants resolutions were passed con-1 tues of thls great household balm. Old
demning a rumored attempt to sup-'' women, young women, wives, mothers
plant open fires with furnaces. The and even >'ounS *?lr''* have something:
British husbands and fathers assem-.l!? s(ay about how Zam-Buk did this or
bled agreed that home would be any- l",*aLBOcod,°f?,ce ln helr homf' , Man5r
thing but attractive had it always an ot these writera glve Permlsslon «»
atmosphere reminiscent of the Houso
of Commons, or, worst still, of tha
reading room of the British Museum.
There is reason to believe that the
house that is improperly heated possesses  a number of  advantages  over i little good.    On receiving a supply of
the house that is thoroughly heated, j Zam-Buk   I   applied   It,   and   It   really
although it is impossible to persuade   seemed to act like maglc!_   The Itching-
people on this side of the water that  "'"'
any change is desirable. It costs much
less partly to heat a house—to heat
the ends of two or three rooms—for
one thing, and that is an important
consideration, surely, when coal goes
up  whenever  the temperature    goes
down.  Again, given an armful of logs
piled near an open fireplace, and almost anybody can keep a fire going,
whereas it is a very different matter   has proved," is    the effect of a letter
to descend to the cellar and fix a fur- I from  Mrs'  Webb,  of Dovercourt.
nace.    The   trouble   with   most   fur- I    And *° one cm>™ go on quoting ex-
naees is that they are located in the ,Lra« after extract, showing how Zam-
cellar JoUK     cures     chronic     sores,     ulcers.
Then, too, if callers call at all at a ^n^^V^'    hCh'    "I"1 ,bIonrI
(l ■       Vit 'it'i     i    __.      _  i.       poison    takes tne soreness out of euta
house   in which   their   teeth   chatter   and  burn„,  and 11 °r fut»
they remain only long enough to "pay ; sk|n  0ver  injured   or  diseased  places
their  respects   ;   they   do  not  accept  All   stores  and  druggists   sell   at  fifty-
invitations to be seated and rock the   cents  a box.  or    the    Zam-Buk    Co
hours away chatting about nothing in  Toronto, will mall for price.
particular while the members of the
and burning ceased, and in a few days
the skin was cleared and healthy." So
writes  Miss E.  A,  Butchard, of North
I "Three boxes of Znm-"Rnk cured me
of Eczema, from which I had suffered
a  long  time."    So  says Mrs.  Gladden,
i of Mansonville,  Que.
"Zam-Buk   cured   a    case    of  blood1
|poison In my family, and I wish to.
thank   you   for   the   great   blessing   It
family on whom they are calling are
waiting for an opporunity to go to bed.
It isn't surprising that Englishmen
are opposed to warm houses, but why   _,,, ,   -   ■    ,,        - , ,,
they "continue to cling tc open  fires   ^jKWo- MeV&m* '
^aiJP/S^J^l°^t\ZmZ   8etti"8   'h«   t.-ain."-ChK,goPNews.
"What kind of a road is this branchi
line of yours tlirough Central Kansas f" ,
"It's one of the sort that makes you
or less ornamental, it is true,
it merely serves to accentuate the
general chill and gloom which pervade the average English "living
Excavations Reveal tha Largest Mastodon  Ever Uncovered In Alaska.
What is perhaps the largest mastodon ever uncovered completely in
Alaska was uncovered during the last
six months at a place near Circle
City by Max L. Lohbrunner. The
exact place of the location of the mastodon is on Alice Creek, a tributary
of Mineral Creek, which flows into
Woodchopper Creek.
To judge of the other dimensions
of the animal it must only be said
that one tusk of the mastodon which
is still intact is over nine feet eight
inches long, and haa a circumference
of eighteen inches. The jaws of the
animal still have teeth four in num-
br- in the jaw. Each of these teeth,
which have been taken out and replaced, weigh fifty pounds apiece.
Tli3 other parts of tho mastodon are
in a poor state of preservation compared with the tusk, although the
bones that have been collected weigh
in the neighborhood of 1,000 pounds.
Lohbrunner, wbo got the bones, dug
them out at a depth of eighty feet
below the surface of the ground. It
took a great amount of care and pains
on his part to see that the bones
were not burned to charcoal while
he was excavating and thawing the
Lohbrunner has moved part of the
animal into storage at Circle City and
will hold it there until the spring
time, when it will be removed to
Seattle, where it will be pnt together
and eventually find its way into the
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, if
the Smithsonian Institution does not
get it before that time.
In speaking of his find Lohbrunner
said": "Alice Creek, where I found
this mastodon, is perhaps one of the
most wonderful on earth, from the
standpoint of research. It seems to
be the boneyard that a lot of the prehistoric animals made for in order to
die or to be killed. We have found
on the creek the skeletons of mastodons, muskox, caribou, bear, and i
other animals. If this creek ever goes I
into a hydraulic mining proposition
the world will be astounded with the
many finds of bones of animals of
prehistoric times."
Bishop of London So Describes Married Men.
"Taking them all round, married
men are much looser in their morals
than single men." This afifrmation by
the Bishop of London, England, quite
startled his hearers at. a meeting of
the Council for Promoting Public
Morality. Those present were pleased,
however, to learn, on the Bishop's authority, that London is becoming more
moral, thanks to the efforts of the police. There is still, however, much to
be done. The Bishop Baid he would
never rest content until the open sale
in shops of things to make sin easy
was suppressed.
Underground  London.
Nearly 500 miles of sewers sre situated beneath the feet of London's
population, and this includes only the
large sewers, several of them so large
that a number of boats could float
dowrl them abreast. Some idea of the
enormous cost of druining London
may be gathered from the fact that the
drainage works and machinery alone
cost £8,000,000 sterling.
The three main sewers in London
run from Fleet street to Hampstead,
from Blackfriars to Abbey Mills, and
from Harrow to Old Ford. Connected
with these are a multitude of smaller
i sewers, measuring about twelve feet
in diameter, which makes London one
of the best-drained cities in the world.
A thousand men are employed all
the year round, not even excepting
Sundays, in keeping London properly
drained, and the stupendous total of
j 1,000,000,000 tons of sewage iB chemically treated every twelve months and
{ taken away in sludge vessels to the
North Sea.
| At Barking, where the sludge is
dealt with, there are fourteen sewers
measuring thirty feet across; that is
I t'_. say,  any  one of them would  be
! wide enough for a small tugboat to
pass down. Here the sludge, after be-
1 ing chemically treated, has to go
through enormous iron cages, resembling gigantic colanders, which keep
back solid objects, such as pieces of
wood, old boots, and so forth, whilst
not infrequently valuable articles of
jewelery are found wedged between
the bars of a.caeo
Many People Weaken Their Systems
by Dosing with Purgative Medicines
A spring medicine is a necessity.
Nature demands it as an aid to enriching the blood and carrying off tha
impurities that have accumulated during the winter months. Thousand.*
of people, recognizing the necessity
for a spring medicine, dose themselves
with harsh griping purgatives. This,
ls a mistake. Ask any doctor and he-
will tell you that the use of purgative medicines weaken the system and
cannot possibly cure disease. In the?.
spring the system needs building up.
—purgatives weaken. The blood should:
be made rich, red and pure—purgatives cannot do this. What ls needed!
Is a tonic, and the best tonic medical science has yet devised is Dr. Williams Pink Pills. Every dose of this-,
medicine actually makes new, rich,
blood, and this new blood strengthens;
every organ and every part of the-
body. That Is why these Pills banish
pimples and unsightly skin eruptions-.
That Is why they cure headaches,,
backaches, rheumatism, neuralgia andl
a host of other troubles that come-
from poor watery blood. That is why
the men and women who use Dr. Williams Pink Pills eat well and sleep-
well and feel active and strong. Mis*
Mabel Synnott, Lisle, Ont., says: "1.
was pale and weak and suffered
greatly from headaches, and I found!
nothing to help me until I began taking Dr. Williams Pink Pills. These-
have completely restored my health
and I bless the day I began taking
But be sure you get the genuine
Pills with the full name "Dr. Williams Pink Pills for Pale People" ore
the wrapper around each box — all'
other so-called pink pills are fraudulent Imitations. Sold by medlclnei
dealers or by mall at 50 cents a box-
or six boxes for $2.60 from The Dr..
Willinms Medicine Co., Brockvllle,.
Waste Not—Want Not.
Doctor—I must know wbat you have
eaten today In order to understand
your stomachic disorder.
Patient—Oh, doctor, only a little
pork. It was left over from last week
• nd was perhaps not quite fresh.
Doctor—Would lt not have been
more sensible to let the pork spoil entirely rather than to upset your stomach?
Patient—But doctor, yon can cure a
diseased stomach, bat what can you da
With spoiled pork?
In the Sickroom.
Pearl—I am awfully jealous of that
pretty trained nurse. I wish they bad
engaged a homely one to attend
Kuby—But ahe If only taking bla
pulse, j
Pearl—Yes, but what guaranty have
I that she might not take hia heart?—
Chicago News. |
Got the Habit Later.
In a sermon preached ln a small
church in Glasgow the pastor, after inveighing against slothfnlness, said by
wn} of climax, "Do yon think Adam
and Eve went about tbe garden of
Eden witb their hands ln tbelr pockets V
Kidder—The best illustrated paper
I've seen in a long time was handed tome today.
Jenks—What  was  it?
Kidder—A ffSO note. — Philadelphia.
Btate et Ohio. City of Toledo,
I_ucus County,
Frank J. Cheney make* oath that ho
to senior partner of the nrm of F. J.
Cheney A Co.. doing buslnees In the eltjr
of Toledo. County and State aforesaid.
and that said flrm will pay the sum of
every case of Catarrh that cannot be-
eured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cura.
Bwom to before me and subscribed in,
my presenoe this »th day of December,
A. D   188«. A. W.GLBABpN.
(Seal.) Notary Publio,
Hall's Catarrh Cure la taken Internaltr
and acta directly on the blood and mueslis   surfaces of   the system.      Bend for
testimonials free.      _-.'__     .»
F. J. CHENET   ft CO., Toledo. O.
Sold by all   Di-uigtMi. T.o
Take Hall's Family Pllla for constipation
Elderly Spinster—Ah, I ought to
have married; that's where I made
the mistake.
Friend—And I married, and that's-
wihere I made the mistake.—Meggen-
dorfer Blaetter.
On* Dry Spot.
Angler—Hang itl Ia there a dry spot
ln this boat where I can scratch »
match? Boatman (who bas been disappointed as regards refreshment)—
Try my throat, air.—London Punch.
-"DODD'S 'v.
1    ^XW^i.
Cold In the Chest Seemed to be Unmovable
But Cure was Soon Ef footed by
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine
It Is waste of time to use ordinary
cough mixtures for serious colds on
the chest, and time Is of infinite value when   the  lungs  are  In  danger.
The risk is too great, especially
when you wait to think that Dr.
Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine Is for sale in nearly every
store  that  keeps   medicines  at all.
This letter gives you some Idea of
the effectiveness of this great medicine. *
Mrs. A. Barnum, Ingersoll, Ont.,
writes:—"My husband had a very
severe cold on his chest and got so
"bad he could not speak above a
whisper. The cough medicines he tried
.•seemed to have no effect and reading
about Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed
and Turpentine I sent for a bottle.
In two days he was cured and Is very
grateful for such a medicine. He says
we will never be without this medi-
•cine  In  the  house."
The very name of Dr. Chase's Syrup  of Linseed    and    Turpentine     is
sufficient to explain the simple and
yet powerful and well-known ingredients of which this great medicine   is composed.
While linseed sheathes the mouth,
tongue and throat, with a protective
cnating to prevent injury from hard
coughing, turpentine disinfects and
stimulates the ulcerated parts of the
bronchial tubes and lungs and Is almost  specific  for bronchitis.
Other Ingredients which along with
these go to make up Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine, soothe
the nerves, loosen the cough, aid expectoration, and by thorough action
on the whole system completely cure
coughs and colds, bronchitis, asthma,
whooping   cough   and   sore   throat.
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle at all
dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,
Toronto. To protect you against Imitations, the portrait and signature of
Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt
book  author,   are  on  every  bottle."
A small citizen of Springfield, Mass.,
says Lippinoottla Magazine, made out
.a list of the things he hoped to receive
for his approaching birthday, and this
is what liis fond mamma found re-
■corded  as  the first  item  of all:
"Anew   testimunt,   reversed     _rginl"
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Distemper
Mine. Oallay, wife of the defaulting
■bank clerk who tied to South America
in the yaelit Catarina, is dead in a
Paris hospital.
A Strong Tonic Without Alcohol
A Body Builder        Vithout Alcohol
A Blood Purifier      Without Alcohol
A Great Alterative   Without Alcohol
A Doctor's Medicine Withont Alcohol
Ayer's Sarsaparilla   Without Alcohol
W« publUh our fbrmnUa
-     We bulsh .l.ohol
*     — •— .nr m.dlols..
We ur_ra y<m to
senault yew
Ayer's Pills are liver pills. They act
directly on the liver, make more bile
secreted. This ia why they are se valuable in constipation, biliousness, dys-
fiepsii, sick-headache. Ask your doctor
f he knows a better laxative pill.
Maa. by th. J. 0. Aser Co.. Lowell.
Yon cannot possibly have
a better Cocoa than
A delicious drink and a sustaining
food. Fragrant, nntrltioas and
economical. This excellent Cocoa
maintains the system in robust
health, and enables it to resist
winter's extreme cold.
Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers
in i-lb. and i-lb Tins.
Why Did They Go?
Why were the early settles of Manitoba drawn so largely from the counties of Huron and Bruce? asks a writer
in Toronto News. Are they more rocky
and less fertile than other Ontario
counties, and did the people go because population over-ran the growth
of wealth, just as Scotchmen have
been popularly supposed to be shoved
out from their barren land to conquer
the world? There may be something in
thnt, but the writer, never having seen
either country, cannot say. But, looking nt the map, and remembering the
process of settling the Western United
States, one is inclined to believe that
proximity and ease of travel had much
to do with it. Steamers ran from both
Lake Huron and Georgian Bny ports
for Duluth long before the Canadian
Pacific Railway was built. Water travel is cheap and the tendency would be
for adventurous spirits to go up to
have a look nt the new country. Some
of them would be seized of its advantages, and after the first score started,
and reports were received of their
prosperous spirits to go up to have a
look at the new country. Some of them
would be seized of its advantages, and
after the first score started, and reports were received of their prosperity in the new land, their relatives and
neighbors would follow. There is no
immigration agent like the prosperous
settler, and so it happened that there
was a large colony from those counties
if. Manitoba before the rest of Ontario
had fairly awakened to the fact that
there was such a place. If that is _*ot
the true explanation, perhaps somebody who knows can give it.
Warranted to Civ. S.tl.tmotion.
Caustic Balsam
Has Imitators But No Competitors.
A Safe, Speedy ond Positive Cure for
Curb, Splint, Sweeny, Gapptd Book,
Strained Tandoni, Foiinilor, Wind
Puff., and all lameneis from Spavin,
Bingbone and other bony tumors.
Cures all akin dlssaiei or Parasites,
Thrush, Diphtheria, Bemovea all
Bunches from Horses or Cattle.
per bottle.  Bo lu by ilrunirlut., or eent by ez-
fires., charges t—Id, witli full dlreetlons for
te use.   ur*Send for deecrIptl.e  circulars,
tsstlmon—Is, eto.  Address
Tbe Lawrence- Williams Co., Toronto, Ont.
Under the above caption the Alabastine Co., Limited, of Paris, Ontario,
have put out probably one of the handsomest booklets on home decoration
ever issued in Canada. While designed
primarily as a catalogue, the book is
handsomely illustrated with numerous
cuts of the interiors of rooms in colors, and, as well as containing complete information on wall decoration,
is filled with many valuable suggestions, both pictorial and otherwise, on
tasteful home furnishing. It is a book
Which needs only to be seen to be appreciated.
"Homes, Healthful and Beautiful"
is gotten out in the form of an edition
de luxe, and is too expensive a hook
to distribute promiscuously to everyone who might write for it merely out
of idle curiosity. The Alabastine Co.
are therefore making a charge of ten
cents for it, which amount, while not
nearly covering the cost of tlie book, is
intended to discourage those who
would write for it merely to gratify an
idle whim.
It is well worth reading. A copj
will be mailed to any address on receipt of ten cents.
Georgie Goode—That nasty Tommy
Tnffiii called me a liar today, niU.
Mamma—The young villain I What
made   liim   say   such   a   thing?
Georgie Goode—His uncle told him
he might be president some day.—
A Requisite for the Rancher.—On
the cattle ranges of the West, where
men and stock are far from doctors
land apothecaries, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil is kept on hand by the intelligent as a ready made medicine, not
only for many human ills, but as a
horse and cattle medicine of surpassing merit. A horse and cattle rancher
will find matters greatly simplified by
using this Oil.
That the method of garbage disposal
is about to be revolutionized by the
manufacture of denatured alcohol is
the statement made to the common
council of Milwaukee by Dr. W. A.
iBoyd, of Rockford, III. Milwaukee
now pays $1.89 a ton for burning its
garbage at a municipal plant, and Dr.
Bovd has offered to do the wbrk at 70
bents a ton, and at the end of ten
yoars give the oity his plant. Mil
waukee gets no return in the way of
by-products from burning its garbage.
Dr. Boyd says he will get grease, fertilizer and alcohol from ths waste.
Alcohol would be the mott important
of 'the by-products.—New York Tribune.   ' J
Artificial nutmegs are made in Belgium in so clever a manner that tney
can hardly be distinguish"' fro"- _"»»>•
uine ones, especially if mixed with the
latter. A cneiuical analysis nas S-Ovi-n
them to consist of a mixture of finely
po.vdtred nutmeg (from extracted or
injured kernels) and about 20 per cent
of mineral substance- i,.e ...noi.,_._;
means of detection are recommended:
—When the kernel", are cut the well
knovn plantlike structure so characteristic in genuine nutmeg is absent:
if the kernels are triatid for three or
four minutes with boiling water thty
I >e '.ome soft, and can be rubbed up
into a powder with the fingers: on bein/ burned they leave about 18 per
cent of ashes, while true nutmeg contains only 2 to 3 per cent; the inula•
tation nuts are generally much heavier
than   the  genuine   article.
Pale, sickly children should use
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.
Worms are one of the principal causes
o suffering in children and should be
expelled  from  tiie system.
The members of the Weilman North
(Pole expedition are completing the
preparation of the balloon'America,
and  will leave shortly.
Beoause of its Purity and Freedom
From Coloring Matter
Sold only In sealed lead packets at 40c,   50o  and 80o per  lb.     At all grooers.
B adding    Poet—Have   you   read   my
"Descent —ito Hell"?
Worldly   Person—No;    but    I    should
Hie   to   see   it   veiy   much.—Illustrated
the  BEST  liniment  in  use.
I got my foot badly jammed lately.
I batTled it well with MINA-D'S
LINIMENT, and it was as well as
ever next day.
Yours  very  truly,
T.   G.   McMULLEN.
Beer makers walked out of twenty-
three breweries at St. (Louis to enforce
wage demiands.
There are 1,700 miners in British
Columbia, 3E0 at Ooleman, 250 at
Frank, 200 at Lille, 100 at Belleview
and 100 at Lundbrek now working
under the eight-hour day.
The   McCourt   benefit   fund  has  been
launched in Ottawa.
Nones' ft Mothers' Treasure
—most tellable medicine (or baby.
Used over 50 years. First compounded
by Dr. P.-.Result in 1855.
Makes Baby Strong
Restores the little organ: lo perfect
health.   Gives sound sleep, without
resort to opium or other injurious drugs.
44        Atdru88uls', 25c. 6 bottles $1.25.
National Drag & C—mid Co. Ltd., Mont—sl
Reproduced above, is a portrait of the late
Mr. C. B. Record, the founder and original
head of the Record Foundry & Machine
Co., of Moncton, N.B., and Montreal,
P.Q. I
Previous to Mr. Record going into the j
manufacture  of   stoves,   those   used  In
Canada were almost wholly of American j
manufacture.   The character of the work]j
turned out by  the   Record   Foundry *.'
Machine Co., at once gave their stoves a
standing, and as a result a very large |
business soon grew up, largely owing to j
Mr. Record's untiring Industry and perseverance against many obstacles.
Although Mr. Record retired from active |
business as far back as 1S79, the solid i
basia on which he had established the industry, has resulted in its growth from * '
aturdy pioneer into on* of the largest stove I
manufacturing plants on the northern half
of the   American   continent.     With two
large plants, one in Moncton and ona in
Montreal, the Record Foundry & Machine
Co. are known from Halifax to Vancouver,
•nd their»"Calorific"  and  "Admiral**
furnaces   and   " Penn   Esther"   ranges
recognized ai the standard of Canadian
The Coat of Arms.
The oHgluul eoilt of arms was the
-urcout. or sleeveless tunic, which the
knights of the middle ages wore over
their armor for the purpose of distinctive marks.
Making a Needle.
It takes eleven complete processes to
make a needle. The flrst ls gauging
the wire, and thj last are drilling the
eyes, finishing tbe points and papering.
Each   needle  will   pass  through   the
hands of over a score of workmen.
_.   . —.. _..    ,-_.«,
A Clear, Healthy Skin.—Eruptions of
the skin and the blotches which blemish beauty are the result of impure
blood oaused by unhealthy action of
the liver and kidneys. In correcting
this unhealthy action and restoring
the organs to their normal condition,
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will at the
same time cleanse the blood, and the
blotches and eruptions will disappear
without  leaving  any  trace.
A Limited  Habit.
"I see that some of our scientists
claim that death Is largely a matter of
habit, depending upon thought and all
tbat," he said.
"Nonsense," she replied. "Did you
ever know any one who was In tbe
habit of dying?"
—tie qan(
la a variety of stylet,
[_br.es and prices, for
women, men and
children. Fotm-f-tted.
Dealers are authorized
lo replace instantly and
at our cost any Pen-
Angle garment faulty
in material or making.
Pen-Angle Unde> j
wear ia form-knit
bo  it can't help
fitting your figure^ |
—it's  made  oi
long - fibred wool
bo it won't shrink '
—and it's guaranteed besides.   The
whole idea  is to
make  it so good
you can't afford
not to buy by tha
trademark  (in
red). 206 |
VV.   N.   U.    No.   632.
—^Greatest of Tonics'
»op    CPronounced *Si-Kt^EN.)
P. /arttjftLes   ____
» ' ~~~. '	
MONEY can bay advertising space, but it can't buy a
quarter centrar'a successful record of wonderful and
almost miraculous cures of the most difficult and
intricate caaee of throat, long and stomach troubles. Such ia
I'sychine's record. Thousands of cases given up by leading
doctors as hopeless and Incurable have been quickly and permanently cored by Psychine. It is en infallible remedy for
coughs, colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, cohimffiption, nidigefetion,
lose of appetite and all wasting di—^^
"My _onhnd a terrible cough and '
was wasted to a shadow. Doctors
Ssld he could not lire. He —ed Pay.
chlne, itcur—.him."—Mrs. J. _.an_-
*r, Brockvllle.
' After taking M.00 worth of
chine my lungs are well and llie
again worth lirlng."—Mia L Bleb-
arda, Marriotts Core, N.a
"My 1 ungB are now sound aa a bell
*tojv*}*mr*rehla*."-H. Bobbins,
BridKiiburg, Ont
"l>8yehInesaTed my life."—A. Wai.
- 7 0—     "	
don, 7 Corn wall at,
Piychlne Never Fails      Psychine has no Substitute
DR. T.A. SLOCUM, Limited, 179 Kin* St. W„ Toronto
The Habit of Health
Many people have a habit of ailing. How much better it would be
to learn to keep well. For health, after all, is largely a matter oi
habit, which all may acquire with a little practise.
teach good habits to Stomach, Liver, Kidneys and Bowels. If you
are subject to Bilious Attacks, suffer from Constipation or are
troubled with Indigestion, Nervousness or Headache, Beecham's
Pills will reform all these bad habits and set an example of good
health, which the body will quickly follow. You can break up all
sickly habits by occasionally using the health suggestions trani-
mitted by Beecham's Pills.
Prepared only by Thomas Beecbam, St. Helens, Lancashire, England.
Sold by all Drugglsta la Canada and U. S. America.    In boxes 28 cents.
As a food It ls far superior to mushy porridge or pasty corn pro-
duots. It ls hygienic-ally perfeot and mora
wholesome and nutritious than meat.
BISCUIT snd TRI8CTJIT are an Ideal Combination.
All  Grocers—13c  a carton, or 2 for 2Se. THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
(Established April 8,1899.)
( Office • 2& 0 0 Westminster avenue.
KlS-LfBH Office—30 Flest street,
London, K. C, England Where a
file of "The Advocate" is kopt for
Maa, R  Whitney, Publisher.
, "...ibscription $1 a yean   payable  in
Boontsa Copy.
Tela B1405.
Vancouver, B. 0.,   June 1,  1907.
Important News Items of the
May 35th.
It is estimated that Edward Boeck
.secured  $500,000    worth  of   dia-
'nionds from the jewellers of Maiden Lane, New York.   He   secured
the confidence of the jewellers and
during the past six months he got
'jewels on approval, saying he had
-buvers for   them.   The   Jewellers''
Security Alliance is determined to
hunt him down.
Complaints have   been made regarding the tests to which second-
ilass passengers are   submitted by
Dominion medical officers at Quebec.    These   passengers   many of
whom are refined in tastes and hab-
LtSj are required to jump ancl dance
aud run up and    down    the shed
- ii irs, The matter, it is said, is o
.'lebrought to the attention of the In--
A'tior Department.
May 6th.
A definite effort will be made to
obtain for the public a reduction in
lie rate of fare charged by the Pullman Company for its sleeping car
accommodations.   This   is the first
trie in the history of the Interstate
Commerce Commission of the United  States that    proceedings have
'.:i brought against the Pullman
Company and they promise to be of
1  ore than ordinary importance.
May 27th.
Th ■ King will'give a cup valued.
■   iri the artillery competition
:' :tw< en British and Canadian teams
;: ('aiiada in July.
'iiiiicr Mc-ride of British Col-,
■ i:..ii.i.  has nnd several, interviews
'iiii.    Lord'Elgin,   Mr. Churchill,
id tlie permanent secretary of the |
Colonial Office.,    Sir Francis Hop-'
ile fully explained British
Jol.-.iiiba's   claim    to   exceptional'
atir.ent, respecting    the    federal
Sir Wilfrid Laurier' also submit-
le ' rue ituen i 1 1- , -mi-; uk runtrer|
is now under detailed official examination, j
The Lancet's India correspondent
• ' ■ that during last week there
'.•ere 87,161 cases of plagyie and
1 -<J--_... deaths, an increase of 1-1,000
n il'i munbei. of eases, and 12,000
tn the number of deaths from the
;.-:i 1 .ii.'.-. week.
ri     LJ   i.-n-ivi.. 30 years ob1.
if !';'t burg, Pa., accidentally shot
'■:i I killed himself at his. ho-nr while
"■.■'.:. a ryolver   preparatory to,
Shooting a d g
May 28th.
Sault   Ste.    Marie,    Mich.—All
jorts on the   Upper Peninsula and
'    n   Ontai io,   repw 1 a ucav^
' HI ui   y-ncv, in a di ptli of eight
dies,    It ii impossible to see any
listancc. 1
. I   .....- ..-..i.. fj-nm tbi  west prevailed on Pake Erie.   The wind is
' ■ ' ing at  the rate of  lii'tv  miles
:;; hour.
The thermometer   registered half
degree above freezing s»t Ottawa.
'':. was the coldest 28th of May ill a
'■•'artcr of a centry.   Sno ■ flurries
.fell' tli ring the day.   Vegetation, is
'"e'.vmv, Mid some of the rnigra-
'H;' I irds have gpne sotith again.
May 2.0th,
A Toronto special from- Montreal
says:    "There are fiunon. that in
■•-.e the Don-'nhfi   'and   provincial
.|ection.-. cdiiie off concurrently, Mr.
i- • n;-',   „i_J enter j fovii ci il poli-
'i-s   1-11! there will be a t *uc.e   bc-
t..,., 1-;, followers and the foHovy-
« of Sir Wilfrid Laurier..   A do3C
.rierid s-ivs:   "If Mr  Bot'     .• h
I' (Jpt'O t -pit,' t,i give t   I ]•: o.'i ••
.     '    .-    .,.. nenrtir:,! __iS&j   •-. ]"*■•
f^g   .* / '"/v
the objection that he is a mere critic. He can do more for himself
and for his province a Quebec than
he can at Ottawa. It is clear that
Mr. Bourassa eliminated this fall
from the arena ,of federal politics,
Sir Wilfril would have no difficulty
in carrying Quebec."
May 80th.
The unemployed in San Francisco is
tubulated as follows: Musicians' Union
900 members, ouly 50 working; Clerks
6000, out of employment 2,0001 on strike
Ironworkers 12,000, Telephone Girls 500,
Laundry Workers 1600, Buildiug Trades
10,000, Carmen 2000, Laundry Wagon
drivers thrown out of work 300.
Tho military program for the reception of His Imperial Highness Geuernl
Fnshimi has beeu issued at Ottawa.
The Prince will arrive at Quebeo on
June 7th, wheu a Gunrd of Honor will
be supplied. Guards of Honor will also
receive His Highness at Levis on June
8th, Montreal on June 9th, and another
when departs on the 10th. At Qttawn
a Guard of Houor will receive the Prince
on tho 10th, also on the 19th at Vnncouver Royal salutes will also be flred
from Quebec on arrival of the Prince
and at Vaucouver ou his departure.
May 81st.
The scheme to provide fast steanwhip
service on the Atlantic and; Pncitte is
progressing favorably. "Tlie idea,"
says the Hon. Mr. Sifton* "is for a
24 or 25 knot service on, the Atlnntio,
with improved railway facilities across
Canada, nnd nn 18 toot service from
Vaucouver to New Zealand and Australia, and a similar service from Vaucouver to China and Japan."
Bella Doinau, aged 30, Grand Forks,
B. O.while in a rage threw a stick of
wood at ber 19-year-old sister Bum'
which struck tho girl uuder the left'ear.
and death resulted beforo medical aid
could do any good
Hon Edward Blnke hns been strike:
1 witli paralysis in London. Eug.
There was a pretty and quiet
wedding at the home of Mr. and"
Mrs Evi.us, 219 Eleventh avenue, on
Saturday evening,.. May 25, when
Rev. A. E. Hetherington united in
marriage Miss Mary Bennetts of
Barrow on Furniss, England, and
Mr. Charles McLaren of Vancou
ver, in marriage. The bride, who
arrived from England on Thursday.
•?'5n1, wore a lovely bridal gown of
cream silk voile and carried a bou-
'■ -er nf white carnations. Miss
Barwick made a prettv bridesmaid
and Mr. Evans supported the
ri'oom. After the ceremony Mrs.
Evans tendered* the .newly-married
couple . and a few guests a very
dainty wedding supper. Mr. and
Mrs. McLaren-have gone to housekeeping on Powell street.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed riglif here in Vancouver by men of years
aud years and years experienee, aud 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 otlier beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ 3.
Vancouver Breweries, Lie!;,
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4_9
For Sale tit ull first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your house.
Mt. Pleasant.
t. o. 0. F.
Mt. Pleas411.tX10dge._lo. Vi)meets over*
Tuesday nt H p. in , in Odd fellow s Hall
Westmiuster nvenue,   Mi. i'li-nsaiit.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
NC-I— Gn_U*D—Stanley Morrison.
Rbcokding: _].oh'-':''':"--II. Patterson, 120 Tenth avonne, eaBt.
The Advocate is the best        in-tiniip
medium where it circulates. Tel  BI4<>*>
The Badge of Honesty
Is on evory wrapper ofr ©oetpr Pierce's
Golden Medioal Discovery because a lull
list of tho ingredients composing it is
printed there In plain English. Forty
years of cxponen-a.lio.8 proven its su_ierior
wortS ns a blond pprlllcr nnd invigorating tunic for the euro of stomach disorders
anil all liver ills. It builds lip the rundown system as no other tonic can in
which alcohol is used. T*bo active medicinal principles of nntlvo roots such as
Golden Seaiand Queen's root, Stono and
Mandrake root, Bloodroot and Black
Ghorrybark are extracted and preserved,
hy tho uso of chemically pure, triples
refined glycerine. Send to Dr. It. V. Pierce
at, Buffalo, N. Y.. for free booklet wliich
(1 notes extrncts from well-recognized med-
l:':il authorities such as Drs. Ilnrtholpw,
King. Sctidder, Coe, Elllngtvood and a
Imst of others, showing that theso roots
can lie depended upon for their curative
notion in nil weak states of the stomach,
accompanied by Indigestion or dyspepsia
as well as in all bilious or liver complaints
nml In all "wnst.ing diseases" where there
in logs of flesh and gradual, running down
uf the strength and system.
The "Golden Medical Discovery " makes
rich, puro blood and so Invigorates and
regulates the stomnch, liver and bowels,
end, through them, the whole system.
Thus all skin.affections, blotches, pimples,
and eruptions as well as scrofulous sweb-.
lings and old.open running soros or ulcers.
nre cured and healed. In treating old>
running sores,or ulcers, it is well to.Insure their healing to apply to thero Dr.
Pierce's AU-Henllng Salve. If your druggist don't happen to have thhj Salvo In
Slock, sond lifty-four cents In. postage
stamps to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel-
and Surgical Institute. Huf'alvi. N. Y., and
a large DO- ot the "All-Healing Salve"
will roach ynu by return posU
You enn't afford te.-ceem u secret nostrum ns a substitute for this in n-alcohollc,
medicine or known composition, not'
even thongh tho urgent tiea'cr may-
thereby make a little bigger 'go1'":.
Dr. Ph ree'a Pleociint l*> '-MtF 'cgnlntt
nnd Invigoratei.tnni.ii'li. '■■ .*}*• "W,l4..
Su.Wi';c(,a.ud,Unygre_.. ,*$.-\ q tijjjjk
*4sm%' -   - ■   •
Looal Advertising 10c n lino each issue
Display Advertising £1.00 per inch
per month.
Notices for Church and Society Entertainments, Lectures, etc.,   WHERE
will be charged for.
All   Advertisements nre- run,regularly
and charged for uutil ordered they
be discontinued.
Transient   Advertisers   must   pny   in
Notices ot Births, Mnmagcs.nudDenths
published free of charge.
"The Advocate"
.$1 ayenr; SOo for 6 months
Advertise iu "The Advocate."
List Your Proper Iv
with Mrs.  R.  Whitney,   2450
Westminster avenuo.
There  is a great demand for
vacant lots.
There is a grent   demand for
houses to rent.
Residential property is also in
great demand.
List your property1 now.
5-room Cottage  on   Manitoba
street, close to tramline
d? ^_
s %j
Balance Moutlilj Payments.
Mrs. R.   Whitney
2450 Weatmitti ter . vi tui i.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds regular
Review  M nn.. itli Tuesdays of each
month in Knights of  Pythias   Ball
West—inster lu'eiiiiu.
Visiting Ladies always weleoine.
Lady Commander—Mrs. N. Peitiiiiee",
'-'."i  'I riith llVOUUfl, east.
Lady Recorder Keeper—Mtb. Biitolmrt,
coruer Eleventh aud Manitoba.
J.,. O. L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L.,
No. Ibii, meets the 1st i.nrl
iid Thursday of each month,
in 8 p. ui , in the K. of P.
All visiting Brethren
ffl cordially welcome.
J. Martin. W. M,,
l'_i Ninlli avfaue, enst.
Sninuol Moore, Rue. Seo'y.,
Spuili Vancouver Postoffice-
I. O. F.
Court Vnnctv.ivor l-ti8, independent
Order of Foresters incuts 2d und 4th.
Mondays of eaoh month at 3 p. m., iu
Oddfellows' Hnll.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
OH1EF Ra.soi.k—A. Pi'iigelly.
Recording: Sboret_rt—M. J. Orehnn,
B87 Prlnocssstroct, I'iiy.
Fm_-0*_x Sechetary—Ralph S. Cuni-
niings, "Advocate" Offloe, Mt. Pleasant
Vancouver Council, No. 211a, meets'
every 2d and 4th Thursdays of each
month, in I O. O. !•'., Hall, Westminster nvenue.
Sojourning Friends alt. ays welcome
E. R. Plewwelling, Chief Oounoillor  %
2512 ontiiriti street,
Wr.s. O. ('<■ Kinnie, Renordor
&48 Bavi nth  avenue, i'iisi.
900000000000*0000:&J&r'.n$0&S!ty* 90J*?000.90.r>00.900000000000000)90000000000000000000000000J
3 -i.      Sm%. ____-.:-./        jS,...-:;, ^a-*"*        J»l      _-     -B&-
«___:__?•*__5'.T_.'.:.'.-',.,"•" _. _S1___- . ______
Two 5'-it. lots, Kj blqck lvi'.ii  Westminster rveuue, $650
Corner, fiflilOO, Ninth avenue, $3,000.
Property  on    Westminster    avenue,
bringing u rental of $160 por mouth.
2 83-ftj. lots, 9-roomed House, orchard
smull fruit... ..'.';:.i;.w
Beautiful !)-rooiii   Ilmife,   j:as and
electric light, conreuienl to oar;
Thirteenth avenne.
Lot  SCxl32   on Westminster   iH'emn.
two-storey building, in- flpe condition; leased for 2 years; tit-lo perfect.    Price .14 000.
Ono lot, 26s!20, on Wosttninster avoi
mie; price fSO: , $300 down,
bnlnnce on eiury terms.
Sin-room hoes.) on Howe si rent, $1,200
cash, bnlr.ueo on posy,terms.
*> Lots (corner) West-minRter avenne,
b0xii!2 ; price S8 f)00,  terms,
^3owe Sound
?45 Acres
Crowu Grant I/ind.
Helf mile v.-nter-front.
Heavily timbered—fir and cedar.
Cash $1 ■ 00ft.   Wi! 1 exchange
for city property.
Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good business
property- Increasing'- in
value   all   the   time.
Ohoice Aoros near oity; suitable to
_g Rob divide;  good  buy;   favorable
$SHU B*sy®
a lot 2Gj_123 on Westminster
aveuue, near eiiy limits.
S300 Ciir-h.
$3 kWO
bnys n tine lot on  Lome street.
.Pho finest location on ihis street.
Buy now before tbe price goes
up ; $800 cash, balance 0 nud 12.
$ii00aud $800each—half cash.
These lots a.'.-; high nnd level.
1   S       . ':'  .'"'''-1 s.-
aL.^*U J- 4_~.r ?is.
Yfnr Property wltti
Mrs. U. Whitney,   2450   Westminster
avenne, "Advocate" Oifieo.
2450 Westi-iiw-ster aye.,
Local Items.
Mrs. (Capt.) Thos. Saeret, 419 Tenth
avenue, will uot receive uutil October.
Mr. Ritchie wbo has been with
Kiiig't. Market the past year has taken
n position with P. Burns dowu towu.
Mr A. Burns takes Mr. Ritchie's place.
Tno Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church
■will erect a portahle house ou the
church grounds, the buildiug will be
used for Sunday School iicaomuiodiition
Bhown —Burn to Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Brown,  Ninth  avenue,   May  24th,  a
Mrs.   I Oapt.)   Wm.    MeKenzie.  of
Seventh   aveuue,   Fairview, "will  not
receive again uutil October.
Sunday, June 2nd, will be Rev. A.
E. Hetherington's last Sunday as
pastor of the ML Pleasant Methodist Church, but he will remain with
the congregation until the big
church is dedicated.
Royal Crown
tub Best in the World, Drop
ns a' post cm _ asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to bo
had tree for Royal Crown
Soap Wkappbks.
for Flowers, choice Pot Plauts in
variety, Ornamental Trees nud
Flowering Shrubs, also n choice lot
of Privet for hedges. You will find
my prices reasonable.
Nursery  & Greenhouses,   cornor of
Fifteenth and Westmiustor nvennes.
Tin? Cheapest Place in- the City.
Thompson's Oream of Witch Hauel—
best for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleas
ant M- A. W. Drug Store.
The Cascade and Dogtown Base
ball teams crossed bats Tuesday
evening on the field at the corner of
Eighteenth avenue and Quebec
street. The Cascade team was shy
ri few of its members, and was outclassed in playing. In the first in
niug the Dogtown xnviuoiblej scored 10 and the Cascades 1; in the
second inning the score stood 12
to 2; in the third inning the Dogtown team added one more and in
the fourth inning each team scored
twice; the final boing Dogtown In-
vincibles 14, the Cascades 4.
The Dogtown team was as follows:
A. Walker catcher, 0. Klohiski pitcher.
F. Dnttweiler s. s , C. MoQuigau 1st b.,
W. Rogers 2d b , C. Walker !ld b.,
C. Hoyt r, f , P. Hicks 1. f., F. Davis
confer. Tho Cascade team was as
follows: B. Eastwood catcher; J. Mc-
(iCit pitcher, S. Ridder 8. s., _. Cros
lsl li., R. Thomas 2d b., J. Towler
Jldb, T. Towler r. t, F. Ponde 1.1,
(t. Bryant ,i"iiter
On Tuesday evening next tho Dogtown Inrinoibles will cross bats with
n Mt- Plejsaut team on the School
Pcrson.il notices of visitors on
Ht. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people wiio visit other cities, also all
local soci.nl affairs are gladly re:eived
by "Thi: Advocate."
Mrs. Sarah Worsley, nged 62 years,
passed nway at the homo of her son-in-
law Mr. it. Hoar, ou Friday morniug.
The funeral takes place this Snturday
afternoon at 2:110 o'clock from 141 Tenth
avenne. Armstrong & Edwards have
charge of fnneral arrangements.
The fniior .1 of tho Into James T.
Barnes, tritln dispatcher of Brnndon.
Mnn, wns held nn Tuesday from tie
family residence (ii! 1 Sixth nvenno easi.
It wis very largely attended and the
MTvii-s wero very impressive. There
was-ft large attendance of Masons, i f
whioh fraternity he was a member, r.nd
mauy promiueut roil rond men were
present. RbVtG li. Wilson eonducte.l
the services. The pallbearers tweret
W B. Hill, W. Mitchell, E. A. Barker
and D. A. Smith,
The death occurred on Sunday of
W. \V. Merkeley, a well-known
Mt, Pleasant resident, at the family
home. 153 Eleventh avenue, after a
lengthy illness. The deceased was
ii"i yenrs old' and was a native of
Ontario. The body was shipped'
East oil Monday afternoon: Mrs.
Merkclev -ilso went East to be present at the last funeral rites.
The persistent advertiser is Hie chap
wbo wins out The "ocensioual" ud'
isn't really a very good business proposition.
FINE LOTS iu Smith Vancouver:
Jtfi'rjQfl cash; price .*150 00,—Mrs. R
V.-h'.t;n.y„"TIio. Advocate" Office, 2-151)
YS'.^uniin. tin;, itvisiutc..
NOTICE is hereby giveu that thirty
dnys after date, I iutend to apply to the
Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands
nnd Works, for n specinl Licenso to cut
and carry nway timber from tho following described lands situnted in Sayward
District: North Rendezvous island,
situate between North-end of Send and
Raza Island, and containing CIO acres
more or less.
Fred Newman.
Read Island, April 20, 1»07.
NOTIOE is hereby giveu that thirty
days af ter date I inteud to apply to the
Hon Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a specinl license to cut end
carry away timber from the following
described lands situate in Snyw.ird
District, Oortoz Island: Commencing
nt n post planted about two miles South
of the month of Vondouop Creek, on
North -horo of a Salt lagoon, marked
W., nnd thence sixty chains east, thence
twenty chains south, theuee south to
to shore of Salt lagoon, theuee along
shore to place of eomiuuueouieiit, and
containing by admeasurement 640
ncrcs moro or less.
E. W.  Wvi.-r..'
Read Island, April 20th, 1907.
Mrs. SS,
Hy Calc Young Rice.
You who are old,
And have won the fight,
And have won or lost or left  the
Weigh us not down
With fears of the world, as we run !
With the wisdom that is too right,
The warning lo whicll we   cannot
The shadow that follows the sun
Follow- forever—
And with all that desire must leave
Though as a god it endeavor,
Weigh, weigh us not down!
But gird our hope to believe
That all that is done
Is done by dfeam and daring—
Bid us dream on !
Thai Earth was not born
Or I leaven built of bewaring—
Yield us the dawn I
You dreamt your hour—and dared,
Bui we
Would dream till all vou despaired
'iv he,
World dare, till the world,
Won to a new wayfaring,
Be thence   forever   easier-. upward
Ml. Pleasant Mall,(Postoffice.)
The letters aiy coll-eted from the Mt.
Pli nsaul Postoffice nt tho following
7:80, 9,. 10:30 n. m ,
18:30- 15:15, lu-45 o'clock.
All:olasses of mail leaves at 1.0-a. nju,
nml, Si..'. 10:30 p Ul.
Mail arrives at 9:!!0 nud !l:Ifi,j^ m..
South Vancouver, May 30, 1907
The weather for Ihe past few weeks
bas has beeu superb, nnd thongh the
spring has been somewhat late, yet the
fruit trei b show indications of a bountiful crop, All nature is now bein
clothi-d in garments green nud tho
south lope toward the Fraser presents n
plensiny    i; eel -
Sevi.'; 1 of the old resident-sjhayo been
replaced by new settlers on the North
.'-I'm and the River roads, while many
of oar.faru_ors have their prbjIeiHy on
the marks! ai prices which would lead
one In bolievS there were treasures
bidden in the fields.
The settlers ottfthe enst end of Lnln
Island are anxiously waiting tho rebuilding of the North Arm bridge.
May 23d, Elinpire Day, was observed
by tho children of the North Arm
School. Mr, Moore gave an address on
"The Day Wo Celebrate, via: Empire
Day," which is observed in honor of the
British Empire upon which the sun
nevor sets. Reference was also 'mado
to the Union jack with its duster of
crosses, via: Sl. George, St. Andrew's
and St. Patrick's which typified the.
Union of the Empire. Tho spealmr
said patriotism wns well exemplified by
the Canadian Soldiers at the battle of
Paardeberg in South Africa who fought
ns heroes. The proceedings olosncl by
the pupils singing tho National Anthem.
A bush firo started uu Tuesday In
South "Vancouver whioh caused con-
Bldorablo olarin. Jt originated ou tha
Cemetery rond, ami it sptoad ova: an
area of about io acres. The looal residents, O, P, ii. euipl lyees, Muuioipijl
workmen sl tho Little Mountain quarry
aud Provincial Government eniployons
turned out to tight tbe flames, over one
hundred men being ougaged. Most of
the timber d 'stroyed is on the 0. P. R.
land. Il wwi estimated thai there wore
15,000 cords of wood and shingle bolts
ou tho C. P. R, land. Sonio shingle
bolts and ■■-. few shacks were  destroyea.
B.'.i'i;  :.
Junction ul Westminster road and West—in-
aler    avi i ue.        - Elt -.'!' 'l_S    al     LI    ti.  m..
and ?::>(.,. m,;   ;imi-'..i>-  Si-lin..'   na  .'::'-    [>.i
UOv.   Ih--1     I   IV.    i-. -ri y.   :',:..,..;■■   roslil
u2 __leven li
('unlet- Ti ,.-■-. .- Onli   la
SERVICES hi   il ii. in., mi.'   7 p. 'ii.-:
-uhoolaml liil.le Olfti I p.m.   Uev, A. K'
letlierin.   in, Il .... B. Il   Pwttor
--nrsonage i." i levenih avohne, went. Toh-
hone ni'.'.'.i.
Corner Xi:r i   iiy^u i ■   i nl   <i mi : ■      ' -.-
SKItVICES nl  11 a-._n..nnil7:.-ii. m.; Saiirtii)
Suliool   111 '':■'.', !». in.      ii.-v. lini.A.V, ilMill, l:.A.
Pastor.    Muu.-.;   r_3  beventh   avenuo  wos';
Tel. 10G6,
St >l_i:_i..r.l, s, (Anglican).
Corner Sin li  ave nd Priifu Editfard
itreei.. HU KX* 1'" I ' n * M ..in,. iiai!7;:'.ii i-.i.i.
Holy-Jom—union Is'tand 3il Bundays'ln ouch
month alter niornlffi. .ira^cr, 2d mi-; en Bin
inysiitSa.in. Sunday School at -:"i. p.m.
Rev. G. II. Wilsou, Hector.
Rectory corner Eightli nve. ami l'rineo
Edward street; Teh iliono B1799.
A.>v_:v! its.
A.lveiit Christian Uliureh (not Ttlidny Ail-
entists), Seventh -ayenuo, near Wontmiustor
avenue. Servlees ii a.m., and 7:Hup.in.,
Hnnday Beliool at 10 a.m. Young peoples'
Hn.iet.vut Loyal Worker.ol Christian Ki"i<-;t-
vnrmeets every Sunday evening at I:-ii o'clock,
I'i aver-in eel inn Wednesday iiiglitsntSo'elocJ^.
REO-HJASIZl-D CHURCH OF .*!•:- i   Omti
i.f I.tiiier Day Bdlnu, -_W ".'i.«'.ui-i ter avenue. Servlecsal 80'eloek evory St—day evening: liy EldorJ.s, Raluey; ! nnday Bi'lnml nt
r "'"loek. frayer-.iieutliig every Wvdiic-lr.}
evening at s o'clock,
Everyone knows that for anything
in become known, it laiist be  talki .
about,     For an article    to    bec in ■
popular its virtue tttuat be mads ti ■
subject  of a  pttblic    annottneomen1
Tl'.nt   is   advertising!     GonseqitciUlj
ii  the s:u:vii-;il i.rf the flttesi  applies
in business  prindples as  well as  it
-lues to other walks of life, the bot-l
ter   the   .-ii!vcrlitiii;i-   the   better     tl
publicity,—the    boiler     _!ie    results.!
Good, results me?.n    good    Uusinc: -
ami   good  business    is    wllnt   every
luercbtmt advertises for.     It !-o i!'..i
not  wpsh to excel  in   his   particul i
line, he would nol  trtks  the trouble
in    write:   an    adverfiscment,  much
more   pay. for- the  c-opfly  ney ip :■ "
aiid  magazine space—British  Advertiser.
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Storo of B. C.
Wo have the la.esi up-to-date models nud styles mado for overy
typo of feminine figure.  They fit the fignro as n glove
fits thn hand; wide rust proof toughened
steol     filling     throughout;
prices   50c,  75c,
$1,00, $1.25,
$1.50, $1.75.
per pair.
Our Ready-to-wear Department has just bee brightened up with
a large shipment of the latest up-to-date stylos iu Ladies' White
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Vnlencinues Lace nnd beautiful embroidery; prices $1.50, $1.75,
$2, $-50 and up to $.*"> each.
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SMark   Twain's   Story   About   His   Ab-
sentminded "Brother.
"One   bitter   December   night   Orion
".Murk Twaln't) brother) sat up rending
uutil 3 o'clock In the morning nnd theu,
without looking nt n clock, sullied forth
•to call on u young lady.   He hammered
■_nd   hammered  at  the  door:   couldn't
get nny response; didn't understand It.
Anybody   else   would   have   regarded
•that ns nn indicntion of some kind or
•other nnd   would  have  drawn   Infer-
ences nnd gane home, but Orion didn t
draw Inferences.   He merely hnnimet-.'d
jind hammered, and finally the fatuer
*or the girl appeared at the door In a
•■dressing gown.    He had a candle In
'tils hand, and tbe dressing gown was
all the clothing he had on, except an
expression of welcome, which was so
thick and so large that lt extended all
"down his front to his Instep and nearly
•obliterated   the   dressing  gown.    Bnt
•Orion didn't notice that this was an
-unpleasant   expression.     He   merely
"walked In.   The old  gentleman  took
"iiInTl-to the parlor, set the cndle on
" a  tABle and  stood.    Orion  made the
usual remarks about the weather nnd
sat down—sat down  and talked and
-talked and went on talking, that old
•man looking nt him vindictively and
-waiting for his chance, waiting treacherously and malignantly for his chance.
Orion had  not  nsked  for the young
lady.   It was not customary.   It was
-understood that a young fellow came
'to see the girl of the house, not the
" founder of  it.    At last Orion got up
and made some remark to the effect
that  probably   the   young   lady   waa
busy and he would go now and call
again. Thnt was the old man's chance,
and he said with fervency, "Why, good
land, aren't you going to stop to breakfast?" — Mark Twain's Autobiogrooh*
Va North  _mei-tcan Heviivar
Holloivay's   Corn   Cure   is   a    specific
• for  the   removal    of   corns   and   warts.
We have  never  heard  of its  failing tc
..-remove even  the worst kind.
In   an   Irish   court   recently    an    old
man   was   called   into   tne   wanes.,   i......
and being innrm and just a little
blind, he went ton far in more than
one sense. Instead of keeping up the
st.urs tnat led to the box, he mOunttd
those that led to the bench. Said the
judge,  g.jod  huiiiiiiiiily:
"Is it a judge you want to be, my
good  man?"
"An, sure, your honor," was the reply, "I'm an ould man now, and iiith-
b ■ it's all I'm ht for."
The judje had no ready retort.—Tit-
Minard's  Liniment  Cur**  Colds,  etc.
A lady returned from the country to
flinl her towai garden denudul of all
bulbs and plaits, and a few moutilii.
lacer a very worthy old wojnan told
the lady's former housemaid that she
had  taken  the  flowers.
"People was beginning to steal 'em,
my dear, and I felt sure your missus
would rather they was took respectable."—Nursing   Times
Saves time, because it
makes ironing easier.
Saves linen, because it
gives a better gloss with
half the iron-rubbing.
Saves bother, because it
needs no cooking,.. just
cold water. And it
CAN'T Btick. Buy it
i by  name.
Roof your Buildings with "EASTLAKE"
Metallic Shingles
Mad t in Canada 21 years
Warranted made of better material, more accurately and scientifically constructed, will last
longer and cost less for labor in applying than any other metal shingles.
We are manufacturers of all reliable kinds of Sheet Metal Building Materials. No
cheap trash. Careful, thorough and prompt attention to all enquiries. Prompt shipment and
right prices.   Catalogue upon request    Write for prices.
Western Canada Factory, 797 Notre Dame Ave., Winnipeg. Head Office. Toronto.
Cittiman—Look here, sir, didn't you
warrant the horse you sold me yesterday to  be without  a  fault?
David   Harum—Yis:   ain't   he?
Cittiman—No, sir, he is not: he interferes.
David Harum—Wai, I don't see as
you hev any reason fur complainiii'
about that. He don't interfere with
anybody but himself, does he?—Lip-
pi UOOtt s.
A    correspondent     ol     tne     Listener
writes:—I think you will enjoy the following  fi om   our   English  cousins.   We
._—ive   laughed   ourselves   weak   over   it.
..A barrel was sent to London at Christ-
•'.mas    containing    apples,     a     Huboaia
.squash,    some    cranberries    add    swett
. potatoes.    This    is   ' from    the    reply:
"The   apples  were   fine,   but   the   potatoes, alas, had gone quite bad and yellow.    The    cranberrie    are   very   hand-
snme, but  seem  somewhat acid  to our
taste.   The squash  was a novelty, and
-.1 dartsay we didn't know exactly how
| to    deal    with    it.    We  put  it  on   the
• table  tor  dessert,   but   James   found   it
• »xtremely difficult to cut. Later I
■-■tewed it with lemon and sugar, and
vwe all declared  it delicious."
"Xook into this
roofing question
""For Inflammation of the Eyes.—
Among the many good qualities which
Parmelee's Vegetable  l'ills possess, be-
- -siiilee regulatin; the digestive organs,
•' is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the eyes. It has called forth
many letters of recommendation from
those who were afflicted ».vith this com
wlaint and found a cure in the pills.
_hey laffect the nerve centres and the
Wood in a 'surprisingly active way, and
• the  result is  almost immediately  seen.
—1 heard you  giggling in the  library
"last night,"   said   th*  stern parent.      I
'   think   you   must     have     been     beside
■   yourself." . '.
"Oh I no," said the pretty girl,
1 blushing deeply, "Ii wa_ beside
1 -Charlie, "—life.
Liniment   Cures Garget   in
There was once  a sporting parson at
Eastington,   a   place   on    the     English
■coast   whicll   was    a    favorite   lauding
ipjaee    for    woodcocks   at   the   time   of
'their  immigration   to   England.    When
'■the Hurds   arrived,   exhausted   by   then
•'iVa.?    flight,    everybody  In  the  parish.
"including"the   parson,   at   once   turned
out to join   in   the  sport   of   knocking
-hem  down  with   sticks.    One    Sunday
t*iie   people   were    in    church,   and   the
iparson in tlie pulpit, when the churcl
• door    was    cautiously    opened,   and   o
ihead   appeared   with   a   beckoning   tin-
■i.^er.     "Well,   what   is    it?"   asked    the
■parson.     "Cocks   is   coonil"     The   par
non hurriedly shut up his nermon case
"Shut the door  and  lock   it,"   he  cneii
'  lo  the clerk.     "Keep    the    people    hi
church  till   I've    got    my  suj'plice  off
'- .Let's all have  a  fair chance."
"Babies do not cry for the fun of it,
nog:   is    it   always   because    they    are
think.   Nine   times   out   of   ten   bahy'p
hungry,   as   so   many    young    mothers
ory    indit-tes   that   hia   little   stomach
is   out   of   order.     Mothers   will   find
' instant relief for their suffering llttle
ones  in  Baby's  Own  Tablets.    A few
doses   will   cure   the   most     obstinate
'   cases   of   constipation,   Indigestion   or
'  womltlng,   and   a   Tablet   given   now
v and'then  to   the well  child  will keep
>.t -well.     Mrs.   Mnry   Pollock,   dawns,
'tint.,    says:      "Baby's    Own    Tablets
Yiave been a great benefit to my baby.
They have made hlni happy, peaceful
.-_nd   contented,   when   before   he   used
'io cry all tho time.   I havo more comfort with  him   since  giving  him   the
"Tablets  than   I  ever hnd   bofore.    He
'ciow sits and  plays and  laughs while
Tt  do  my  work.    What greater  praise
can I give Baby's Own Tablets."    For
Bale   at   druggists   or   by   mall   nt   2f>
cents  a   box   from   The   Dr.   Williams
Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.
Miss Pepprey—No, he didn't likf'
"your eyebrows. He said they were toe
Miss   Painter—The.  ides I
Miss Popprey—However, I assured
"him they were not as black as they
•were   painted.—Philadelphia   Inquirer.
W.   N.   U.   No.. .632.
Get book on
•'Roof ing
Right" and
see how little
risk you take
when you
roof any
building with
Soldtmder a plain GUAR ANTEE
i that keeps your roof good for 25
■years.   With decent care, an Oshawa-
jShingled roof will last a CENTURY.
Easy To Put On
With a hammer and a snips
(tinners' shears,"
anybody can
put Oshawa.
Shingles on,
Locked on
all four
the side lock?
It drains the
shingles so that
In its initial stages a cold is a local
ailment easily dealt with. But many
neglect it and the result is often the
development of distressing seizures ui
the bronchial tubes and lungs that
render life miserable for the uutnt'.i:.
victim. As a first aid there is nothing
in the handy medicine line so oertain
in curative results as Bickle's Anti-
Consumptive Syrup the far-lamed remedy  for  colds   and   coughs.
Crown Prince Oustavus of Sweden
has had liis private stables eut off to
correct a deficit, of $125,000 in his pri
vate   Ouuget.
•That Cough""
makes your life a burden.
Johnson's ,
dropped on sugar will enr. It, and cure —
well cold*, cramps nnd all throat troubles.
For Into—— as muoh aa for External uae.
230., three tlmaa aa muoh SOo. AU dealers.
I. a JOHNSON & CO., Boston, Man.
"There's one thing I will say," remarked Mr. Millions, "and that is that
my daughter, Arabella, has a fine disposition."
"Indeed I"
"Yes, sir. The way she can listen
for hours to her own playing on the
violin shows remarkable self-control."
Count Itagaki, a Japanese nobleman,
proposes the abolition of the nobility
in that country.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
An important conference was held
at. the White House at which the railroad  situation generally was discussed.
$200.00 IN CASH
Not Oor Cent of Your Money Required.      Read Carefully if You VLvfa
to Earn Part of the Above Amount*
Can you arrange the sets of mixed letteri below, into the names of six well known wild animals ; if so you can share in the distribution of the above Prize : Try : It is no easy task, but
by patience and perseverance you cau probably find three or four. It means money to you to
do so.
To the person who finds the largest number of names, we will give the sum of One Hundred
Dollars ($100.00) in Cash. To the person who finds the second largest number we will give the
sum of Fifty Dollars {$50.00) in Cash. To the person who finds the third largest number wt
will give the sum of Thirty Dollars ($30.00) in Cash. To the person who finds the fourth largest
number we will give the sum of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) in Cash. Should two persons send in
equally correct answers for the first prize, the fiist two prizes will be equally divided between
them, each receiving the sum of Seventy;Five Dollars ($75.00). Should three persons send ia
equally correct answers the fir_t three prizes will be equally divided between them, each receiv*
irj the sum of Sixty Dollars ($00 00) Should four persons send in equally correct answers tha
whole sum of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00)will be equally divided between them (each receiving Fifty Dollars ($50.00). And so on in like proportions. In order to help you a. little wa
have put a mark under the first letter of each name.
No. 1
no. a
No. 3
No. 4
No. e
We mean exactly whit we lay. Wcdo not teqiiire you lo.end us any of your mo—y Th—e
ia only one simple c million sll—hed to this Competition (which it not to tend ul any of your
monevl. When we .-reive your reply we will write yon. explaining what the simple condition
It. If you can find ANY of the names write to-day. ENCLOSING STAMP FOR OUK
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water can't seep
under. Top lock
, (see below) makes
whole roof practically one piece and
sheds water quick.
Made in one grade
only—28-euage semi-toughened steel,!
double-galvanized   (saves   painting).'
.   ..  •<>■■-
Wind - water • and -fire-
PROOF. Keep buildings
safe from
Cost only
4.SO a
'square (10
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Send for book-
et and learn
Jiow little a RIGHT
roof costs.   Address
***** X PEOPLE
Of Oshawa
423 Baatax St
69 Dundaj at.
615 Trader St
Authorized Capital $1,000,000.
Shares,  Par Value, $1.00  Each.
Ontario=Quebec Cobalt Mining Co.
MERGER  OF  FOUR  VALUABLE   PROPERTIES.—113J Acre* In the Famous Bucke Township, and
20 Acres in rich Coleman.
HEAD OFFICE    -       -   TORONTO. _    .
F. X. DUPUIS, Q.C., M.P Montreal, Que.    GEORGE S. MAY, M.P.P Ottawa, Ont.
L. J. LABROSSE, M.P.P St.  Eugene, Ont.    JAS. E. DAY, Barrister, Solicitor, etc  ...Toronto, Ont.
GODFREY   LANGLOIS,   M.P.P Montreal,   Que.    D.   McAVOY,   K.C    Valleyfield,  Que
Solicitors—DAY & FERGUSON, 34 Victoria St., Toronto. Fiscal Agents—GORMALY, TILT & CO., 36 King St.   E.
Toronto.      Working   Headquarters—HAILEYBURY,  COBALT, ONT.
Transfer Agents/ THE TRUSTS & GUARANTEE CO.   Toronto, Ont.
and   Registrars  \ THE  SECURITY  REGISTRAR & TRANSFER AGENCY, 66 Broadway, New York City.
1—Tho S.-W. 1-4, of the N.1-2, Lot 6, Con. 4, Bucke Township., 36J acres.       2—The S.-E. 1-4, of the N. 1-2, Lot
5, Con. 4, Bucke Tp., 37 acres.       3—The N.-E. 1-4, of the  N. 1-2, Lot 8, Con. 2,  Bucke Tp., 40 acres.
4—The W. 1-2, of the N.-W. 1-4, of the N. 1-2, Lot 25, Con. 4, Coleman Tp., 20 acres.
Since the rich stklke the Directors have decided on selling only 200,000 shares. The first shipment will be
made in about 90 days and the amount that will be realized therefrom and the stock sold up to that time will
be sufficient for all development purposes. The balance of the stock will remain ln the treasury Insuring
larger dividends on small amount of stock Issued.
One Dollar per share. The rich strike on property No. 1 continues to Improve and the vein has grown
larger. The vein since the flrBt assay published ($2,732.60 per ton) has shown higher values during the last few
days. Report just received from Superintendent shows that the ore received from property No. 2 promises to
assay as well as our rich strike on claim No. t.
We have a most excellent proposition worthy of your Investigation. We do not want you to wire us your
money, nor do we want you to send us your subscription until after the most thorough investigation. Space is
too costly in an announcement of this sort to give full explanations. We want you to purchase all the stock
that you can conscientiously carry but not until you have satisfied yourself what a good proposition we have.
The stock is pry. bio in four equal monthly payments and our guarantee given below fully protects you.
To every applicant for shares to buy back their stook at price purchased from us any time within thirty
days lf the proposition on investigation does not prove to be exactly as represented. Write us today for full
Information, maps, copies of assays, eto.   This ia an unparelelled opportunity.
mj£L*- ^fS* ?»rbon Wlre,-weTl prom it to you.   COIL**-p-notrrtmpo-    This Mflf_f^ gal vanlrinsr-rust proof.   Kxperrtenced doalor« to eroot It   Lendenllln salee
s_—es II stul stronger in service.   It stars -nnt     Painted WHITE ons *>•_—> ^***1 a        una   ____. in msril     n«t> illn-i™i_»i i^,bl,.h „,„i  mm nHsns   i,n..„._. i,„,i„^
Carbon Wire,—-well more 16 to yon.  C<-£TO____i__t_*_mT>ed.   TWf
stronger ln service. It stays tent     Fainted WHIM over heavy
THE    FACE   WIRE    r_.NC_C    COMPANY,   I,gMIT«.».
galvanising—rust proof.  Expe-enoed dealer* to erect it   Leads all In sales
MO   —as In merit    Get Illustrated booklet and 1907 prices before baying
WskIK«ir-U-«, Toronto.  Montr**!, ate  John,  *Wl__lp*tf
'.-A*       ■"-*•* {
The Practical Application of the Stenographer's Knowledge
By Cynthia Westerner Alden
Copyright, 180.. by A. S. Barnes & Co.
NOW a word as to the duterent
source- of employment when
you have learned your profession. Business Arms employ perhaps four-fifths of all who are employed.
The age of the typewriter has come
upon us almost Btealtnlly, so that lt is
bad form to send out letters In somebody's doubtful handwriting. The mun
or the Arm that does lt Is set down at
once by its correspondent as either very
eccentric or very hard-up. No matter
which may be the supposition, It ls
one that repels trade. Therefore, ln a
general way, It may be Nuiil tlmt lf you
know of any business house that has no
typewriter at work for It, there Is a
chance that you may be afforded a job
there, lf you can make terms with the
I need not dwell on the necessity of
accuracy In such work. Remember
that every letter is a contract lf It
quotes prices or promises anything; that
your employer can be held ln a court of
law to the performance of what your
typewriter makes him promise to perform. If he dictates to you, "our price
for such and such silk is 75 cents a
yard," and you write out the letter
"$.35," and he signs lt without reading
too carefully, the receiver may answer,
"Ship me 1000 yards of such and such a
silk at quoted price," the silk may be
shipped, and no court will compel the
buyer to pay more than was asked. The
loss will be $400 from that one error.   It
might be ten times as much If the figures were multiplied. And there are recorded cases where $4000 or $6000 has
been the penalty for Just as simple a
1 know the reuder will pardon me for
going Into the concrete ln this way. It
Is so much easier to grasp than abstrac-
tlo.is. It is meant only to impress you,
wnen you have once got u business
place, with the idea that on your .accuracy great Interests may hinge. There
are one or two other suggestions which
I want to make about this sort of a
place as stenographer and typewriter.
General Usefulness
The work of taking and writing out
letters will not use up all your time.
You will probably be asked to do things
about the office, to assist ln other ways
between times. A man would certainly
have even moro of such demands if he
wero In your place. Remember that.
And don't do what Is asked of you aa
If It were a favor, as If you were being
Imposed upon. Do lt always as a matter of course. The more you know about
the way that business Is run the more
likely you will be to keep your job and
have your wages increased. There ls no
Instance that I know of where any
woman in your place has ever got more
than $15, except as a reward for this
sort of Interest in the employer's business. There's a deep lesson ln that statement of fact. Read lt over again. It
will bear repeating.
Clergymen, lecturers, authors and
newspaper editors have use for stenog
raphers. The man who has prepared
the thought of a sermon finds a great
relief ln being able to dictate the verbal
crystallization of that thought to some
one else, and having it come back to
him in cold, legible typewritten form.
He will demand a lot of patience from
the stenographer. He will order a sentence stricken out; he will partially reconstruct another; he will change an
adjectiye every now and then, and,
worst of all, he is likely to make so
many changes when lie sees what he
has sulil, that the matter has to be all
rewritten. Never mind. That ls what
you are there for. He must use your
services In his own  way.
You will find the same annoyances In
working for an author or lecturer. In
all three phases of the occupation you
will also find your hours subject to the
whim or mood of the employer. There
will be less of this In what an editor
will ask of you. General Information Is
of great assistance here, and a knowledge of reference books, where you can
find what you never knew, or what has
slipped your memory, Is Invaluable. You
write the sound, but your copy must
contain only words of the English language, and names or mythological references often compel the oldest hand to
have recourse to the cyclopedia.
Law Stenography.
Another and even larger field ls law
stenography. This does not call for
quits as much genera! information as
the branches just considered, but lt Is
like business stenography   In   insisting
on accuracy, and for the 'same reason,
that errors are costly. Deeds, wills, papers in summons and complaint, and important contracts are copied in law offices. Thousands of dollars may depend
on correctness, even ln punctuation.
The strain ls great on any one who
realizes this, and one who doesn't ls
worthless. But arguments for the court,
or pleas for Jury, are often to be dictated, and tneir scope covers a wide
range of human Information, lt ls not
wise to interrupt the dictator. You
must depend on yourself, even where
the language used ls technical and you
feel that ycu are walking amid pitfalls.
The reward Is that you get good wages
sooner than almost anywhere else, nnd
that you can quickly make yourself
nearly Indispensable, for there are not
many good law stenographers in the
When Fitted.
Court stenography Is a different thing.
I know of no case where this is done
in a court of record by a woman. The
positions are public ones, their salaries
are fixed by statute, and they ere filled,
more or less,  by political Influence.
When you think yourself fairly fitted
to do ordinary work, thati is, when you
have attained a real speed of 120 words
a minute, can write out notes correctly,
and can manipulate the keys-of a typewriting machine readily and effectively,
you will hunt for a place. If you are
ln a large clty.you will do well to advertise, understating rather than overstating your qualiflcatlOnB.   You should also
answer a«vertlsements, never getting;
discouraged at a failure. You will locate somewhere, lf you have patience.
But even In a village there are possibilities. Suppose there are ten or _
dozen small merchants ln town, ami
not one of them has ever sent out typewritten letters. Each one would like
to, If he could afford to employ a stenographer. You may be able by dividing your time, to handle the small correspondence of half a dozen of these,, to.
make lt inexpensive for each, and t_.
give every one th" advantage of having
his letters legible and businesslike. In
the same way, the local clergymcni.
might be available on a combinations
In concluding this instalment let men
recapitulate some of the Inexorable demands of tlie profession as mentiont—h
First—Good spelling.
Second—Knowledge of English grammar.
Third—A speed of 120 words a minute-,
with readable notes'.
Fourth—Practical familiarity with the>
Fifth — Fairly good general Information.
Sixth—Conscience that makes ai. error-
almost a crime.
Seventh—Personal dignity ln your relations with men or women as employers!
or fellow-workers.
If you have all these, you will succeed In making a good living at the.
trying occupation of a stenographer Ian-
THE detecting of Imitations ln various goods is an art that would
stand any woman in good stead—
or a man, for that matter. In
fact, merely as u matter of general Information, it la ii valuable asset whenever one has not the integrity of some
established house or person to depend
upon  for Judgment.
Speaking flrst of the diamond, the expert's eye, without applying any tests,
will tell at once the genuineness of a
Btone. A real diamond Is opaque; you
cannot see through it at all. Whereas
the Imitation is largely transparent, or,
at the best, translucent. Moreover, the
real diamond Is an absolutely perfect
reflector; that Is, whatever the light may
be that lt Is In. lt reflects truthfully,
and that with perfect brilliancy. So
thai daylight Is the best ln which to
test the stone, for even ln that pure,
searching light, the diamond reflects the
white, clear rays. An imitation, under
such circumstances, has what the expert calls a "dead centre"; there is no
brilliancy nor lire; lt ls dead. It may be
remembered that Imitation stones are
always exhibited In a room br'lllantly
Illuminated with aillflclal light, to lend
all brilliancy possirle. In honest daylight the diamond can bear the scrutiny
of an eye; though, of course, It ls
specially brilliant when under a number
of light sources, such as the myriad
lights of a theatre or the dancing rays
cast from nbove by the leaves of trees.
One crude test of a diamond ls the
file. It makes no Impression whatever
upon the real stone. Many clever
"fakes" will demonstrate ostentatiously
upon an Imitation, seeking to prove by
tne file test that It is the real article.
They heat the lilt, thus taking Ihe tempering out of the steel, so thai lt cannot
affect the Imitation,
A perfectly cut diamond has fifty-
eight faces, or facets* (the planes), which
number Is the best for brilliancy. Also,
two-thirds of the stone's height should
be under tlie girdle (the circular edge)
or belt, and one-lhlrd above. Many
people experience an uncomfortable surprise when a stone breaks or chips. This
casts no reflection whatever upon its
genuineness. It Is only an unfortunate
circumstance.   The diamond has a grain,
or certain weak spot, which, with perhaps the slightest touch and at the
most unexpected moment, will part It or
chip lt, when, under ordinary circumstances, It could be pounded all day
with a steel hammer and come out unharmed.
The best test for a sapphire ls to hold
It up to the light, with the lower point
toward the eye. If lt Is an imitation, a
red circle appears around the girdle. In
a ruby the same test may be applied,
with the opposite result; a blue circle
appears. If It Is an imitation. In testing an emerald, the imitation presents a
brownish red circle. The file test also
may be used here. One means, which,
however, is not tellable in every case, is
to seek an Imperfection in an emerald.
Nearly all the real stones have them;
It is next to Impossible to obtain an absolutely perfect emerald. The French
imitations are specially good, for they
are careful to have the Imperfections.
So, should you find a perfect stone, lt is
either a cheap imitation or a gem of almost priceless value. Rather an amusing situation!
Perhaps the most Interesting Jewels
are the so-called limestones—the opal,
the lurquoiBe, for example, lt may be
lomembtred that the opal Is softer and
more brilliant In damp, warm weather.
This is due to the Umeltkc qualities of
Its elements; It absorbs moisture and Is
affected by heat, which conditions add
noticeably to Its brilliance. It ls soft
and brittle, and acts very like a plant;
when kept dry and cold. Its llf._ seems to
droop and wither, .and Its flre grows
dim; and yet it responds Instantly to
warmth and moisture, glowing with Indescribable beams. The turquoise acts
the same way, though ln its "live" moments, lt Is a rich, pure blue.
Clever Mexican Trick
An Interesting example of this trait of
the opal ls seen among the Mexicans.
On the border of the country the natives
In possession of stones cluster about the
points where travelers enter and besiege
them to buy the gems. They claim to
have smuggled Ihem, and so soil them
cheaply. However, they are not above
^ resorting to a sly trick to raise the
price  on   the soot.     One   has  button
holed a traveler, or, perhaps, Is entertaining a party with his soft, gllb-
tongued persuasions. He whisks a jewel
from his mouth, and. presumably to remove the moisture, vigorously rubs it on
his coat for a few seconds. There you
a;e—moisture ond heat (by the rubbing),
and before the Interested traveler is a
previews stone, aglow with beautiful flre
und soft, myriad-colored lights. If he Is
a sensible man, he buys and chuckles
about his bargain. However, a little
later on he is not a little puzzled at the
way that opal acts.
Metals and Shells
Coming now to precious metals, gold,
of course, < innot be Imitated, except In
platings and -lomposlllons of brass. The
unfailing test is the use of muriatic or
nitric acid. In Xhe first place, "virgin"
gold, as it is taken from tho earth, is
rated as "24 karat"—absolutely pure.
The ancte.it artists of India us.- about a
22-kai-at w Id. However, this is considered I / « Western world too soft for
piacil.. • /ryasea, and the virgin gold Is
alloyi'« 1 he percentage of the alloy
(copp' for red gold, sliver for yellow)
mak ,- 'the karat—18-karat, 14-karat, 10-
ka'.rand so on. United States money,
by file way, Is about 20-karat. This al-
I %/ gives firmness and strength to tho
gold without robbing lt of its beautiful
When acid ls applied to 24-karat gold
(virgin gold) it has ab&o.utely no etrect
upon it. So, according to the amount
of alloy will the acid create a disturbance. In ihe presence of much alloy the
acid makes a brown stain, and on down,
proportionately, in deepening shades to
red. When applied to brass, there Is a
green stain, with bubbles—a sort of effervescence. The only test for "gold-
filled" articles Is to cut them ln half, or
by weighing them. Golii-flllcd means
two sheets of gold, with a layer of composition between, usually of copper and
silver. This method is popular for
watohcases and pins.
To the Inexperienced, tortoise shell
may seem to baffle all efforts to "tell
which is which." But lt Is not so. Of
course, the expert can tell almost instantly; but the amateur, with care and
strict attention, can soon detect an Imi
tation. Appearance, touch nnd smell
are the clues. The practical observer
will notice as lie looks at the shell from
each side that the brown and yellow
markings go through sharply, with no
tapering. The mottled effect is copied
with chemicals applied to the horn,
while heated rollers and pressure send
pigments through celluloid, but in
neither vase does art equal in delieate
beauty the work of nature in producing
the shells. There Is a clean, pleasant
feeling Jo shell that is not found in the
imitations. The horn and bone combs
are likely to have a clammy feeling to
the touch or a suggestion ol grease.
This feature is scmetlmes noticeable to
the eye."
There is a popular method of using tho
smell test. Rub the shell vigorously un
a piece of cloth or the hand till warm;
If it Is imitation, it will smell ot camphor.   The heat brings out the odor.
"Tortoise shell does not yield io heat
below the boiling point. Hold a comb,
and lf the heat of your hand so affctts
the teeth thet you con bend them easily
to other shapes, you have celluloid or
some other materia). Shell Is almost as
elastic aB a Dair.ascan blade." Another
point to note is that the teeth of Imitation combs are always more or less
curved, while the real shell teeth are
straight, yet comfortable and firm in
ihc hair. The chisels In the machine
that cuts out the teeth are set at an
angle so that they make wedge-shaped
incisions, the sharp ends of the teeth in
one CO—ib coming from the roots of adjacent teeth. In another comb, thus
avoiding waste.
A word here about the care of real
shell combs minht be timely. There is
more or less electricity and oil in the
hair; so lHic combs should be wiped carefully at night after being removed from
the hair. Use a soft, dry rag, and the
combs will retain their inimitable clean,
polished appearance.
.It la a simple matter to tell real ivory.
The camphor test may be applied here,
too, but the facts that ivory has a
perceptible grain, ls a rich, pure cream
color, is heavier than any imitation,
".lake enough information to protect a
buyer In search of the real article.
Furs form another commodity that ls
widely Imitated. Summing the matter
up, they are either very excellently Imitated or very badly; ln the latter case
no novice needs any "tips." And the.
good imitations are at the mercy of
only the expert's eye; it is difficult to.
mention any special point. But it is the
in-between imitations that may be spoken of. Coney is, a fairly good Imitation
of ermine; but the hair, longer, larks,
the fine, silky qualities, and easily
"roughs." Black tips are sewed on to-
imitate the tails. Electric seal, the imitation of sealskin, has a longer, blacker,
coarser hair tban the real skin, thought
sometimes the real skin is dyed black.
The imitation mole skin is dyed muslt
rat. But lt has not the soft, silvery-
shades of the real skin, and ls less silky-
There are Imitations galore of everything; but, perhaps, these few suggestions in regard to the most valuable of
life's commodities will help when one-
goes shopping about the world-
Recipes Originated by
Marion Harland v
A "Starter" for Bread.
{j^TpELL 'Young Housekeeper of
I 19' to get a cake of yeast
-1 foam and dissolve lt tn half a.
cup of warm water. Have ready a.
quart of warm water in which potatoes have been boiled, mix Into lt tiie-
dlssolved yeast, add half a cupful of
sugar and let the compound rise until it is light. It will foam high, looking like soap suds. It Is then ready
for use. Save a little for the next:
baking, adding more sugar and potato water. I have this 'starter' made,
three years ago, and it is good still.
"I set It at noon, and at bed time T
mix the bread. It is beautifully light
by morning. In summer I use cold-
water for mixing bread. 'Youn__r
Housekeeper of 19' may write me It
she would like to know more of th_
'utarter.' «.'—«.
"Mrs. F. B." (West Falls, N. Y.)t    i
To Clear the Complexion
MARGUERITE—I cannot express an
opinion upon the tablets you mention, since I know nothing of
them, for or against. I advise you to try
the remedy as published in this department, since it has benefited so
many of my correspondents. Take
the formula to a thoroughly reliable
druggist, and he will prepare It for
Try this method of clearing your
Rub the face over, Just before washing It, with two teaspoonfuls of flowers of sulphur mixed in half a pint
of new milk. This mixture should
stand at least fifteen minutes before
I have several recipes to lighten
hair, but the one you quote Is as
good as any. If you are troubled with
dandruff, try the remedy suggested
to "Mrs. C. B. C."
Stubborn Freckles
Kindly «ive me a prescription for freckles of very lonir standing. They are half
way up my arms and all over my face.
Whitening Paste for Freckles and
Brown Spots.
Salicylic acid, do (rains; bay rum. 4
Applv niirht and morning with a soft cloth
or sponge. This lotion soon produces a Blight
roughness of the skin, which should be subdued by the use of glycerine or starch.
To Increase Height
Will you kindly answer these questions?
1 am 18 years old and am about four feet
six Inches tall. How am I to grow just a
little more? What exercise could I do that
would help me to grow taller? How can 1
reduce my hlpB and legs, as I have very
large Dones? what kind of cream should I
use for my face? It ls very rough and has
'   «mall pits In lt V. P.
I have heard of methods to Increase
one's height, but I am not at all familiar with them. In such a case, I can
only advise you to go to a specialist. I
give you below some exercises to reduce
hips and legs.
To Reduce the Hips.
Place hands on the,hips,  shoulders well
back.    The  leg  ls   nil. nl   with  knee  fixed.
Then, after a high,   quick side kick,  bring
i   the foot back again to the floor.     This ls
to be repeated  several  times.
To reduce the legs,  I  would suggest
that you walk as little as possible (taking   other    exercises,    however),    and
bathe your legs frequently with -CltsS-"-
alcohol or warm vinegar.    j.v^
Here ls the skin food you ask for:
Skin Food.
White wax, 1 ounce: spermaceti, 1 ounce;
lanolin, _ ounces: cocoanut oil. 2 ounces;
orange-flower water, 2 ounces: oil of sweet
almonds. 4 ounces: tincture of benzoin, 30
drops. Melt the first Ave ingredients together. Take off the flre and beat until
nearly cold, adding, little by little, tho benzoin and lastly orange-flower water.
Flabby Skin
I am 40 years of age; am I too old for
vaucalre treatment? Would you kindly advise me what to uee to reatore face and
neck to good condition, and how to use It?
I have been much atouter, but owing to
trouble, now removed, lost twenty-flve
pounds, although my general health Ib good.
My face and neck are very Habby, and the
skin wrinkles with the movements of the
head; my throat, too, is in a similar condition.
If you oeuld tell me of gome harmless
method to restore my skin to Ita former
firmness, I would be very grateful Indeed,
and would faithfully adhei-e to any advice
you might give. Mrs. E. s. 1..
I am sure the Vaucalre treatment
would hnve only benefit for you. You
need not be afraid to try it.
As to your skin and general appearance, try these general rules:
To Gain Flesh Generally.
Absolute freedom from care and anxiety.
At least ten hours' sleep out of every
twenty-four. In addition to thiB, naps during the day if possible. This sleep must
always be natural. Nothing is so bad for
the appearance and general health as
sleep Induced by anodynes or narcotics in
any form. The diet should be liberal and
should consist largely of food containing
starch and sugar; potatoes, fresh, sweet
butter, milk, cream, fruits cooked and
served with sugar, all vegetables containing starch and sugar, such as corn, sweet
potatoes beans, peas, foods of the macaroni and spaghetti kinds, fish and oysters,
ice cream, deaserts without pastry; plenty
of outdoor life and a moderate amount of
exercise. Bleep in a well-ventilated room.
I do not believe any one can gain flesh if
there Is an internal disease; certainly not if
there is ony tendency to dyspepsia or liver
trouble. Where the patient is plump in one
part of the body and falls in another a
gymnastic course is advised. There Is nothing better than bicycling, unless It may be a
regular gymnastic course. In order to pursue the latter properly the patient Ib advised to go to a first-class gymnasium, submit to an examination and take the exercises prescribed by the attendant physician.
The.se gymnasiums, at moderate prices, may
be found In a town of any size in the country. Where the development Ib meagre in
the upper part of the body, swimming Is
also an excellent exercise. Walking is always wholesome. The patient who wishes to
■gain flesh can never do so if she worries, is
harassed or permits her nerves to get the
better of   her.
Dashing very cold water on the face
and neck several times daily, and then
rubbing briskly, does much to make
the skin Arm. Massage your face and
neck with this skin food:
Cream of Sweet Oranges.
(A Skin Food.)
Two ounces sweet oil of almonds.
Two ounces orange-flower water.
Two drams white wax.
One dram oil of sweet orange.
Two drams spermaceti.
Half fill a saucepan with boiling water.
Stand a Jam jar in this. Shred the wax
and spermaceti into the jar. Let it dissolve. Heat almond oil and add to the wax.
Heat orange-flower water; add it half a .tea-
Bpoonful at a time, stirring the mixture
quickly. Lift the Jar out of the Baucepan.
Beat mixture with the whisk. Heat and
add oil of sweet orange. Whisk cream until
lt ls cold. Put ln pots and cover with
To Relieve a Red Nose
Tou had a recipe in the paper about six
months ago for something to whiten the
nose. I have been bothered with a red nose
for some time, otherwise I am In perfect
health. J. 8. 8.
A red nose ls usually caused by indigestion. You should be exceedingly
careful as to what you eat, and how
you eat it. FreBh, tender meats are
good; fresh fish, also, and an abun-
dunce of vegetables and fruit. Fried
foods, highly seasoned dishes and
sweets are all miBchlef matters. Avoid
them. Drink plenty of pure, cool—not
cold—water. Eight glasses per day is
the least amount required. Drink the
water between meals, not with them.
Take a full bath from head to heels
each twenty-four hours. Get plenty of
fresh air and exercise, and sleep in a
well-ventilated room.    ■
You might also apply local treatment
to your nose. Try massaging vigorously
along the leading nerve of the nose at
each side. Use the tip of the finger,
start at the bottom and rub up the nose
on each side, and then under the eyebrows. Following the nerve in this way
is sure to relieve congested circulation,
which Is often the secret of that unpleasant redness which comes to the
nose, If it is extremely red, massage
the temples and cheeks, also, using a
brisk, vigorous movement.
When treating a red nose, be careful
not to touch It with water. Instead,
bathe lt night and morning with cream.
To Reduce the Bust
Having heard of your good ndvice to others.  I  thourtu I  would aafc vou to pleas e
glve me a recipe of something that will reduce the bust which will be harmless.
A. M. 1_
Bathe the bust every day  with clear
alcohol or warm vinegar.    Applications
of   cold   water   also   help   to   make   lt
firm.    Use  the  following  pomade:
Pomade to Reduce the Bust.
Iodide of potassium, 3 grams; vast-line, 60
gramB;  lanolin, 50 grams; tincture of benzoin, 20 drone.   Make into a pomade and rub
all over the fat parts twice a day.
Unknown Formula
ELLA.—I know nothing of this formula you speak of, so cannot recommend lt to you. However, I can assure you of the efficacy and safety of
the remedy made from the formula so
frequently published in this department.
The Shape of Her Nose
I would like to know if there is any way
of changing a nug nose to a straight, or, at
least,  to any other kind lhat does not turn
up.    I am In my teens, and so think thnt
there is a chanco of changing the shape of
my  nose  while  It  Is still mil.    1  none y,,u
can give nie Bome encouragement, nt leuet.
Much can be done wilh tlie shape of
the nose by personal effort, particularly
ln   youth.     There   are   movements   and
manipulations by which the shnpe of the
nose  can  be  changed  gradually.    It  is
best,   however,   to  get the  advice  of  a
specialist   about   this    matter,     for    it
would not be  well  to adopt  treatment
that wa» not exactly right.
Hair Grows Low on Neck
Your kindness to a fellow-sufferer gives
me hope that vou may be able to help me.
My hair had grown down un my neck so
far on either side In tho hack that a collar
was annoying, so I used a ilepllutorv, ar.d
now It is so had I am ash—ni-d to go out
anywhere. Have used ammonia and peroxide for six months without any succe*s, so
will you Dlea/m toll me of something else,
aa I am almost In despair? Mrs. C.
If the methods you speak of have so
far been unsuccessful, I advise you to
consult a specialist at once.
The Vaucalre Formula
Will you kindly publish the prescription ot
Dr. Vaucalre's remedy to enlarge the bust;
also directions how to use it? J. C.
Dr. Vaucaire'e "Remedy for the Bust.
Liquid extract of galega (goatsrue), 10
grains; lacto phosphate of lime, io gramB;
tincture of fennel, 10 grains: simple syrup,
-no grams.
The dose la two soupspoonfuli with water
before each meal.
Kidneys a la Creole.
I (A  West   Indian   recipe.)
Wash and skin lamb kidneys, drjr
ihem and leave on ice. With a sharp,
-.nife cut into neat dice two small on—
_ns, a carrot, a green pepper that haa:
jeen scalded and allowed to cool, and.
a firm large tomato. Heat to a bubble-
a great spoonful of butier In a frying pan, add the minced vegetables and_
cook for five minutes after the contents,
begin to boll anew. Then add a tart
apple cut Into dice, season with salt,
paprika, and a tablespoonful (scant) of
curry powder. Stir Into a cupful of
good stock a tablespoonful of brownedt
flour and cook together, stirring to prevent lumping until the stock thickens..
If you have no stock, use hot water..
When you have done this, cut the kidneys into small pieces, fry for three.
minutes In hot butter, and add to tha
heated vegetables. Boll up once, add
the thickened stock and simmer all together five minutes before Berving. ».,
Mrs Rundle. (Alexandria, Virginia.)    B
Stuffed Peppers. <j
Cut the peppers In half, remove th*
seeds with care, not touching the sides m
with them, and lay the halved shells In.
boiling water.   Let them get cold In the •
water,   then  drain  dry   nnd   set   on  fiea. i
until   you   are   ready   to   cook   them:.
They should be flrr__—nd In good shape.,
Stuff   each   half   with   a   well-seasoned
mlnce  of cold   chicken   or   lamb,   made
soft   with  gravy  and  mixed  with  one-
third  as  much  boiled    rice,    or    bread.
crumbs,  or cold cooked  green corn,  as ;
you  have  meat.    Round   the  forcemeat.
on   top;  arrange  the  shells  in   a bake-.
dish, pour a cupful of gravy about them.,
and   bake,   covered,   for   half   an   hour,_
thin brown lightly.
Pepp»rs stuffed with cold fish are
nice, irou may vary the recipe given
above by filling them wilh green corn,
boiled, cut from Ihe cob and seasoned i
with butter, pepper and salt.
They make a delicious vegetable entre*
Codfish and Cheese Sntice.
Cut a neat square or oblong oi code
fish; lay ln salt and water for half an
hour; wipe dry and rub all over with.,
melted butter and lemon Juice. In tho
bottom of your baking Dan, under the
grating and just not touching the fish,
have a cupful of veal stock or weak-
gravy, strained. Pepper and silt the.
fish; cover and bake ten minutes to Impound. Take up then and sift dry, fin*
crumbs thickly all over lt. Put dols of
butter on these. Set ln the oven, uncovered, to brown while you strain th»
gravy from the pan. Thicken wilh butter rolled in browned flour, add the juice*
of half a lemon, four tablespoonfuls of;
grated Parmesan cheese and a little,
onion Juice. Boll one minute, pour a few?
spoonfuls carefully upon the fish, thar
rest Into a boat.
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These are very desirable lots.
Lots in South Vancouver: Donble-
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North Arm Hoad: Choice lots for
building within the reach of tho work-
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Cottage oil -.lath avonno, 0 rooms,
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V.'hcu Your Lodge I\ieets
' 'iml -It li Monday S of thn month
iroi'i   '. .inci'i.'ivnr, I, 0. F., meets ut
■>'i  ri
.Vi. IV (sunt l,i.ilge Nu. 1<J,  t.O.O.P.
;•. m.
.,' > r. i.'.i i.ive No 7, T.nrtlus nl t-6-
'11   iii-i.-; ftiolrti. its rhgular ditetinge f*
lie .'l iinil -lth 'Tue.a-JM.jrn of the niouth,
Vmiii.t(v^y  Ooimojl  IJii. 411A.  Oflfl'
Viinn (.viler of Choson i'vleuda meets.
".■ I'd snd H* f biinidwn Of ftMpoqtyii
on Watches,
Clocks aud all
kinds of
J.R. Wright
2450 Westminister
u venue.
BY!5 T1WE!
tail .   the Baby's timo  to  bo  phto-
,..: ■,:      V ■:, I   _YE ni ida special
mentsfor suooassfully photo.
Uiug the Babyi and it would be
.    ...     nn ter Cor you  to briug the
tie ono to i ee  us,   and  you oould
■ ■   ovor (he hew woi I: we lire show-
anruig   Baby's    photographic
Davidson & stark
irthi  ■   " ■" - B) il li '". Niuth avenue.
I      iw in full swiug nqd doing a nice
i      ihes't and Cleanest Stock
in  th'.:   District.
i • livery,        Tel- phoue BS120,
sxh & We. ram stbk i_vasuBa
Niirtl_>rn Bi uk Bnildiug.
Alderman  It.  Mills   returned   this
week from Oariboq
Mrs. Williamson,   121   Teiith avenne
west, will not receive until October.
Keop June 85th, for tho Gardou lJarfcy
it tlio St. MichaeTs Ohurch grounds.
— : o:	
Mr, aud Mrs Opulier Sr,,have moved
[rom the Bnrfdtt Blook to corner of
Hawks  ami   Keefer   streets,
Miss Mao George nf Sixth avenue,
returned on Wednesday froni a week's
visit with friends at tha Capital.
Mrs. E. Barrel ■ E Central Park,
has returned home from a few
'.', . 2ks' visit in Seattle.
.Mr. Oscar McCutcheou left Alon-
day on a la .iness trip to Toronto*
Montreal and Chicago;
WANTED: £01 ae and gentle
men tn join i   i   ■ ■■. . le isftul  Draniutio
i'i  '.Til Westmiii.st.r
avedne comer i .;.  th
Rev. J. P.'W' tman, the new
pastor of Mt. Pleasant Methodist
Church, is expected to arrive in thS
city on Tune . th,
Okas.   SYMONS
I ii .in.1. Worl mi ■  .... i.iiin.iiiii ed,
i ; •.. '.■ ■■;    ring    Prvi   ng   and   Dyolng,
nudprosucd :■.. • '. t" in• foi _ ■.
Ninth & Westuiinster avos., Up-stairs;
• - ■..,-■* f^'e*********^******
^TSie Advocate
. T. W. '/.'. ;-, of Seattle!)
spent the Twenty-fourth with Mt.
Pleasant 'friends ahd returned td
Si    tie on Monday night.
WANTED: a iii i-olass general i r.
.it ..' ly ;  good wages,
.'     ;. 1101 Melville nn et.
"The Shamrock" was opened this
.. al .: 11 ." • i Minster avenuej
liy Mr;.. i\. Foster. The ice creanj
parlors arc fresh and neatly kept;
I and pares! tei (iream, Candies
and Fruits always o i bain.!. At die
Ggar counter all grades of cigars
and tobacc is. Mrs. Foster, former*;
K ■', iss B. Broderick, was a long
while in W. D. .Muir's confectionery and is pop ilarl\ known on Mt.
Pleasant, "The Sliamroek" bids
f.iir lo become a favorite with the
summer girls and boys.
This property is within a block of
the tramline—carefare to Cedar Cottage is
the satae as on the city lines. Fine hotfies
have been built in this locality and many
handsome fesidcuces are to be built this
Acreage and Lots.
For Sale Exclusively By—
irs. SI. Whitney
2450 Westminster aVe.
r*.I*^,-"v£.**fH8B_n___^^ KB&S?
.I iF0&ktV'<t***0*****#0*'**?&.? '0*>09 n !>^'».^-N>l***.»#!*-r>rH.»**ft»>»#)r»»s
^^*^r**^.****f0********.i.'i*   . .; j  .-.-.-.£■j********400*r0***0m-0*
:    F, W. STONE^ Prop-
ALL KINDS OF Sixth and
MILL WOOD. Willow streets.
Telephones -SJ40 mid Biefi5.
&3*9.9^r-*?P!*009*^*>&3r&-9i*0 000 :■■.- ti.-.^9Jt^9S*90-t>090.9000'000000S.x-e-.r^
—r,The Advocate'' is nlwiiys pleased
to I'.i.r.i•, e from i • ..'..i."ii'v-i any items if
local interest gqoli as notices of people
visiting on Mt; PI ■ .. 01 of locpl
!■ sidents visiting outside point.', all
. rcii : ..i.iiii', ohurch n nl lodge news,
births, uiarriacegj oto.
Flint's Bl'omo Grippe—best cure for
<[ iu   the   iic.ul.—■-.*"..-   a   box   at   the
M A. W. Oo.'s  Posl           Trug   Store,
Among the many Mt. Pleasant
resident (vhp cclcbi'ated the Twen-
i mrth in Victoria were: Misses
Evo Owen, Mr. Cole Owen, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Pepgcllv, Mr. and Mrs.
W. II. DeBotii Air. and Mrs. Albert McMoriJJin, Mr. nnd Mrs.
Thompson of Twelfth avenue, Mr.
nnd Mrs. Wm. Stanley, Mrs. (Dr.)
Coy, Mr. and Mrs. John Colvi'le,
Misses Verge, Mr. and Mrs. A. G.
Tavlor and Miss Taylor, Mr. and
Mrs. C. VV. Murray, )V; A.
"Tli**; Jsi        r»-
"The Advheate" wighes any biirelesa-
ness tn deliverv reported to tlie Oftee,
50-ft. Lot on Sixth avenue for a short
time only *S1.605.
Lots on Scott, good location.
50-ft. Lot on Niiith avenue; $2;800,
cash tl.1100, bnlnnce t) P. H terms
Mrs; ft. Whituey, "Advocate" Office.
^ -__:t.: -_.
Sutlfibribers are reqnestbd to i-efloi't
any jc#elessno8S in tjue dt1lyv«jy tit this
■HI rj*; ost'lfflBffi
Note : this is not the X-Ray, hs this mnchihe i? one of the latest diseoverios.
Tha Hays of this Machine Is n Microbe nostroyo-* anfl porfacjUy hurmlo-s.   it ourejt or     [1
relievcB paius anndi-toase-iilmo-tint  inily, skin Cancer, Sk'tn Difcoaj.es, Weak mul
Sore l_yes, [nflaMntion of tha Kyuaorany p rt o! \h" bony, Quinsy, TbnslUiis, Boro
Tbrc i. WMir.ilifiH, Nervoua £lea'iache«, Hoariau^os frum Kyo-htraiii.
Matt) uiBafjreoalfle symptons romovnd ■ a by magic.
Call or write, $*ou woift bediBappoliited,
Hours 1 to 9 p. in. 531 Ninth avenue west, near Bridge street.
mastsramtf.VTt*vixriX^----. -.-,: -_-_■.»-
svenue. *f>*
.    .   *   RETAIL.
All kinds of Fresh  aud Salt Meats.    Fresh   Fish   Daily.
Prompt Delivery. Henry Schmidt, Prop.
tlmt you cau connect n Gas Water ilcnter fti yb'ur water fn_ifc
and hftve hot water at any time, iuclepeudent of ybfir rftiige;
aud nt a very little cost tor gas?
Cbmo iu nnd let us show yod bne of tiifesb HealfenII
"Wu can unit help but see thb good poiiitS.
Vancouver Gas CoitipahV<
Offiob : corner di Oarrnll and Hastingi street'i
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