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Array asant Advocate
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant, and South Vancouver.
__iStabu_-ii__d April 8th, 1899.
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Whole No. 395.
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(Eighth Y__t.)  Vol. 8, No.
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fiSfV York Dentists
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Thed? uubrenkablo plates are tho most durable, beantifnl 'and
hygJouio plates known to the iwofession, being the color ot the
natural gum it. it impossible/to detect them in the mouth.
We advertized these plates ft year ago and made hundreds, which
gave tho vory besi; of satisfaction. Weinvito you to call at our
parlors and sen snrnplos of our work.
Do not be misled. We are the inventors of—and only dentists
practising—painless methods in British Columbia; id'fact, we aro
conceded the leaders on the Pacific Coast. By free examinations,
we will tell you exactly what your work will cost. Wo have a
reputation foi paiuless dentistry, good work and courteous
treatment.
NEW YOfeK DENTISTS
f *H Hastings st* Telephone 1006.
Ofiice Hours: 8 a. in., to 9 p. _..;   Sundays 9a. m.,   to 2 p.m.
Local Items.
For Local ftows Read The Advocate
— ~—:o:   ..     ii!
Mrs. (Dr.) Brydono-Juckvwill recetvo
et herresidence 1946 ou Monday next,
and on the 2d and 4th Mondays of each
month.
 fo:	
The iadies' Aid of Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church are preparing for a
Cohcert'and Supper to bo given in -the
Oddfellows' Hall on Thanksgiving evoniug.
Changes for advertisement;; should be
n bofore Thursday noon to insure their
publication.   .
CUT
Ouo of tho  most attractive
spots iu our whole stettb is
our Crystal Room'.
It is a beautiful compartment
through which yon cqh wander and imagine yon**-lf iii
a diamond studded grotto.
Cut  Glass  all    about   you
sparkling   nud   spiutHlaming
in wondronB beauty.
Here is   where   tho   famous
"Libbey" Out'Glass is King'.
Prices from 36o to as many
dollars aiid more.
Trorey
THE JEWELER
Corner Hustings and Granville Sts.
Oitecinl Wuteh Inspector C. P. R.
gj*r Subscribers are requested to
.report any carelessness in the delivery
of "The Advocate."
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A String
Tied to
It
When yob "buy one of
■pur 25c Tooth Brushes
you have a string tiod
to your money and you
have.the -othpr endr' If
not satisfactory, bristles
break or foil out, bring
jt. baok and get another
tir your _monoy back.
Try one at our risk.
C. R Netherb-ft
Hanagcr Of fit PLEASANT
BRANCH of Al. A. W. Drug
Co. Ltd.
'Phone 790.     Free Delivery.
1
There is NO UNCERTAINTY
about buying your APPLES from us. For we h^ve purchased
the entire out put of two Orcnaros, and aro now ready- to fill ydur
orders at wholesale prices.
THIS IS yonr opportunity to secure your winter Bupply.
Quality Guaranteed. Get your order in at diice.
J. P. Nightingale & CO;
Westminster & Seventh Aves.  Mt* Pleasant.
Telepbdlie  lDtiO.
M»BC_-l-W-__lfc ■[■ll—ll M-3HM
MOUNT PLEASANT METH DIST
CHURCH.
Rev. A. E. Hetherington B. D.,
the pastbr, will preach Suuday morning und evening. Morning subject:
"Dead .Egyptians." Evening subject:
"Household Gods."
Mr. W. T Murphy bas taken over
the stock of BodtS and Shoe, carried \fy
O J. Coulter. Mr- Murphy will ruu
tho Shoe,Store in connection with his
Gout's Furnishing business in the
Burritt Block, and will also .carry a
lineoit Umbrejla^ and Rubbers^-2417
WestminBter avenne.
Opened Saturday Sept. I st.
You want the goods—we have them,
fees Our Stock.
J. <A. rleto LtdiiHAH0*fi«£si«ia_.
'__.*4I«*7.
Exactly what is prescribed is always
compounded in Prescriptions put np at
tho tit. A. W. -C-.-S Posto-tce  Drug
Store.   No altoration of any kind over
made toy ns.
. :o:
A large audience was present at the
Concert given ih the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Tuosday evening.
The program consisted of quartets and
solos by the Apollo Quartet, and recitations by Mrs W. A- Allan Tjjc
proceeds will bo devote-} to tbe piano
fund of tho If. P. 9. 0-fe.,,and they
realizes- a nice sum toward this fnnd.
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The Stridor Shoes for Men are pronounced-in style, rare, Ih quality and
superior iix workmanship. Thoroughly
reliable abd contains all that anybody
cau give for J5.00.—R. MILLS, HS
Hastings street, west.
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Central Meat
MARKET
Ninth ave. & Westminster road.
Meat of ull   kinds contiuualiy
on hand
FRESH FISH DAILY.
Poultry and Game   in season.
Bost   of   Vegetables   oti   the
Market.
Wtiodrow &
**m   Wiliiarhs
Frank Trimble, Manager.
Telephone 984.   Prompt Delivery.
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DO IT NOW l—if not alreadj" a Sub
-icribef to "The Advocate" become one
now.   6ii.y $l M i» -loathe.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods.
.,.    Pratt'B Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beofscraps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
SkfRlTH C4wer   NINTH avenue   &
.   IYCI I 11   WESTMINSTER ROAD.
Telephone    16 8 7.
THE
ROYAL BANK   of CANADA
Mi. Pleasant Branch
Capital #J.00u.000.   Reserves $8,407,000.
Account- may be opened with
One Dollar.
OPEN  SATUR-AY  NIGllTS    from
1 to 8 o'clock.
tV. A. Schwartz, Manager.
Before starting on. a stopping tour,
look over'   tbe advtftii''t»menty   in thk
hxtfy'ottim
Mt. Pife'ssant L. O, fc, No. 1842, *s
arranging to give a Concert and Bpx
Social on Thanksgiving eveniug. The
Commute.: in charge aro securing ihe
best talent available iii the city for ,tbe
Concert. Adtnissio-. will be free. There
will be prii_.es for the ladies who bring
I holiest dtj-orated boies or baskets.. AH
Orangemen aud their friends arc cordially invito* and requested to briisg then-
wives and dtyeethearts with theni.
MOUNT    P_E ASANT   BAPTIST
CHURCH.
Tbe pastor, Rev. Herbert W. Piercy,
will preach Sunday morning nnd evening. Morning Bubject: "Abraham's
P'd—-Stic Life." Evening subject:
"Obrist the Power of God.",
The Lord's Supper ami ri.ee Jiving of
pew members will tuke place after the
morning servico.
The ordinance of Baptism will be I
administered during the evening servico |
Young Meii's Bible Class and SunQuy
School 2:!i0 p. m
WANTED: a hoy tc learn the Electri-
cal tredo; ttpply to Ling & Clayton,
3442 Westminster uveUue.
SAVE
MONEY
By buying your -GEN'S
FURNISHINGS anHihe
H1H.     «      «     '*    -»
We c0_ sell for less because wo have less e_-
pense.       »       #       »
JUS'r RECEIVE© A
NEW STOCK of FAIA.
Underwear. Hats, Caps,
Sweaters, Etc.     *     .*
Fowne" _ Glovos.
We Clean and Pres*
Men's Clothes.     _»     -#
Wi T. MURPHY
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2415 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant.
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Dancing Class
Mrs. M.LESTER will resume Classes
iu I. O. O. F. Hall on Wednesday
Oct. 8d, at 8 p. m. Those requiuing
instruction are particnlarily requested
to be present.   'Phone B J.689..,,.,.       I
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_fafri80-i*S
Beef, Iron &
Wine
A mild, palatable, efficient
tonic and Blood Builder, a
bottle taken tg-orb the rainy
seoBOB 'begins will prevent
you catching cold.
75o a 'bottle.
W.M.Hairisoii
* Co. ltd.
rue INDEPENDENT
Drug Store
Co*.   8EV-NTH  -   WB8-HIN6TWR
-vKHom.   *Pikrtsfe 2236.
Mt. PLEASANT.
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aM.
Government CREAMERY Butter
in W~lb. ****e**
No. I Apples $1.00 fter box.
H. (X L^
2425 Westtttinstef- Avt-,
'Phone 322
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King's Heat flarket
R. Porter & Sons.      23m Westminster Ave.
Wholesale and Retail
i; Dealers iii ail kiuds of Fresh and 6_t*r Mkat.i.    Fre«h VegotablOa always
] i on baud.' . Orders solicited froiaaH "parts of Mount P-casant and Fairview.
] I ?r-_pt Dfilivery.   ITtESH FISH DAILY.   Ponltty in season.
* Tel. 8000.
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m»**+**»**+**a>»*»*a*x^
Messrs, Hnnbnry aud Evans this week
bought Mr. W. D. Muir's brick block,
business^ etc., jjnne.ion of Wcsiuinster
road Itnd Wer.tminstor avonuo, the puf-
chase prico being $-10 000. Both mom-
br-ri; of tlie new firm ere experienced
men iu the business, _\li\ Haubmy having lei'h couneeteti with the largest
bakery inVictbria. Mr.Evaus lately from
Australiu,is n gonial antl ftbld busiuess
man, who was very safoes-iful in llis
home, but hearing of the gruat possibilities of Rritinh Columbia, camo to Vancouver and at once decided it was the
Coming _3ig Uity of the West, there is
uo doubt the new .firm vnll uphold the
olroady established reputation for
making the best broad and cakes in
Vancouver. Mr. Muir has bnilt up a
large tradoin the many yoars iu tho
baliory business.
FW   local  new*  subscribe    tor  THE
ApVWXlb, only W *tif \2 months.
Chamois Vests
There is nothing to compare witli a good, properly made, Weil-lined
Chamoh. Vest for winter. Tbey will keep out cold, winds, dampn_iSB,
and keep in good, health. We have jnst received oar Winter Stock of
Ladies; and Gentlemen'!1 Chamois Vests and before they are all
gone ydu better come and see them. As good as tbe best and as cheap
as the cheapest. A Genuine Life Insurance Policy for $2.50 and Siii.OdJ
LAW, THE DRUGGIST, Wants to See YOU.
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FRUIT*
We have all  the  Ffuits
that are in seasftn at the
Lowest Prices.
PRESERVING   FRUIT—Place   yonr
order onr'ty nt.d get the beet.
Try us lor Groieiiiss and be ambug the
Satislind.
NcHinnon & (iow,
i-lB Ninth Ave. Opposite No.3 Fire Hall
Telephone Bl-I-Iif. Prompt dolivery.
—NOTICE.—
Personal notices of visitors on
fit. I'lc.-isBiit, or of Ai. Pleasant
people wiio visit otlier cities, also all
iocal social affairs are gladiy r-.elVeil
»y "THU hiyockU,"
theCanadian Bank
of Commerce
SAV1NO& BANK liBPARTMENf.
Deposits of One Dollar aud upwards
received and interest allowed thereobi
Bank Money Orders isau-i?,.
A Ge_eral.Ba_.kihg BlisineSt
transacted.
OFFicE HOUR8: 10 a. m, fn ,1 p. it.
Saturdays: lb a.in. to 12m., ? to !. p.tfc
East -ftd Branch
444 WestmiuKter      C W.DUH^AS!'/
avenue, Miti_vSKfe
—NOTIOfc.-       .v   ef.
'.'The Advocate!' wislieB any '«aj'f
iiess iu delivery r-.pcr.e_t to Vl>e
tatapiKwe tim.
	 THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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Olive's Courtship
!
BY LAURA JEAN LIBBEY
Author of "A Cruel Revenge," "A Forbidden Marriage," "A Beautiful Coquette," "The
Heiress of Cameron Hall"
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(Continued.)
CHAPTER III.
When Boirer n'nndenning had found
himself alone, after the constrained
departure of his brother, for a moment he felt almost dazed; his heart
beat in great strangling throbs, and
the busy world outside seemed to
stand still.
He aroused himself by the greatest
effort to look life in the face once
more and bear the double blow that
had fallen on him. It had been his
own fault, this terrible thing that
had happened; he should never have
introduced his .handsome, fascinating brother to the young girl he
loved, but to whom he had not as
yet had the courage to declare that
love.
He had toiled hard, and had shared his earnings liberally with his
brother while Oscar was out. of a
situation. Thus furnished with spend-
ing-money and his expenses paid,
handsome Oscar seemed in no hurry
to find "something to do." When
Roger would remonstrate with him,
and remind him that he had to work
or starve, Oscar was always ready
with his answer, declaring enthusiastically that he was just on the
point of a big deal that would mean
a fortune. Ho generally added, graciously, that he would share it with
Roger,  dollar for dollar.
These schemes always proved visionary; they were sure to fall
through, or fail to come to a head,
and at last Roger grew tired of listening to them or hoping for good
results. In ruminating over the matter, Roger always said to himself
that Oscar was certainly extremely
anxious to work, but fate was
against hi—1, and he could find no
congenial situation open to him, but
that his ill-fortune must take a turn
soon. And this Rreat-hearted, innocent fellow thanked Heaven that he
was making sufficient for both, and
could help Oscar bridge over the present tide of ill luck.
That Satan always finds mischief
for idle hand* to do was clearly exemplified lu this case. Roger thought
of that as he stood alono in the
judge's private inner offlce, battling
with the greatest sorrow that had
ever come to him.
While he had been busily toiling,
Oscar had found plenty of time to
visit Olive Kneeland—to walk with
her, to drive with her, to accompany her here and there, and make
love to her; while he—ah! how blind
he had been to it all until tho blow
fell!
From that moment he meant to
tear all thought of beautiful Olive
from his breast, even though it cost
him his life; yet to give her up to
his own brother, handsome, indolent,
affable Oscar, was more than he
could endure with fortitude.
' "May Heaven find pardon for me!"
he muttered. "I almost feel toward
him as Cain felt toward Abel, but
for her sake I will try and save him
from the consequences of his crime.
Yes, I will do everything in my power for him because she loves him,
and to punish him would be to striko
a blow at her heart!"
Crushing his hat firmly over his
eyes, he was about to pass hurriedly
out of the office, wondering, meanwhile, where he should go first to
try and raise that thousand dollars
which meant so much to his brother,
when Judge Knecland's bell rang
sharply. Roger drew back, turning
pale to the lips. He prayed to
Heaven that tho judge was not at
leisure, and had sent for him to
talk with him upon the subject under discussion when they wero interrupted. Oreat God! whit could ho
say about that now, only to tell
him that he had since learned that
it was useless for him to aspire to
Olive's hand, for he had just discovered that she loved another, and that
other his own brother?
Then, too, every moment wasted
was fatal to Oscar, for might not'
that note be presented at any time?
He must make some excuse to leave
the office. Oscar would be waiting
(or him.
Little dreaming what was in store
for him, the private secretary opened the judge's door and entered his
presence. One glance, and he did not
take the second step forward, but
stood as If rooted to the spot.
Judge Kneeland stood in the centre
of the  room,   his     face  fairly  livid
with passion and purple in spots, his
eyes  aflame with  rage most terrible
to behold, and his lips    flecked witb
froth.
In his hand he held a slip of paper.
Roger Glendenning knew almost before he spoke that it was tho   fatal
note.  Great God I   he was too    late
to save Oscar, for Olive's dear sako!
"What is the    meaning of    this!"
thundered the judge,  facing him, the
very  incarnation  of fury.      "Speak!
what have you to say to this?"
But Roger could not speak; the
words he would have uttered died
away in his throat in a gasping
«rro»n. -In .on JnUtoJlt  tftf full    con-
suqifeifees' ol "8sca_-"****"roliy swept Before his mind's eye. He saw him undor arrest, then in a prison cell, and
Olive's fair form bowed with grief,
an outcast from her father's heart
and home because she dared plead
with her father for mercy for her
lover, and to say that sho would be
true to him and wed him at last,
though she had to wait long years
for him. Yes, he saw it all mapped
out before him as in a rapidly moving panorama.
"What have you to say?" roared
Judge Kneeland, fiercely. "How dared you, poltroon and craven that
you are, turn and sting the hand
that gave you bread! Do not mention my daughter's name, or even refer to her in any way; she can not
save you; she is dropped out of tho
subject altogether. I have difficult
work to remember that I am a gentleman, and one who must respect
the law, so terribly am I tempted to
chastise you on the spot, so greatly
am I incensed. This is your writing;
I would know it anywhere; it was
made payable to yourself, and you
collected the money. What have you
to say as to why tlio full penalty of
tne law snould not be imposed upon
you, and thus remove one forger
from the many criminals about us?
Your audacity is wonderful to me;
the more my mind dwells upon it,
the angrier I get. There is no punishment too severe for the man who
steals another's purse or forges his
name. A man who could commit
either crimo would in time murder,
if occasion but held opeu that door
by which the guilty man could escape or cover up his tracks."
While Judge Kneoland had been
hurling out these words between his
set teeth, Roger Glendenning had
been thinking with tho rapidity of
lightning. He could not betray
Olive's lovor—his owu brother. Ah!
nol ho could not; his whole soul
shrunk from it. Then there was but
one alternative, only one, and that
was to shift the terrible affair upon
bis own shoulders and bear the brunt
of it. What had he to lose. Thero
was no one in the wide world who
cared for him; no one would weep
for him. His life was a blank; hope,
ambition, love, lay in ruins at his
feet—the future lookod black as
night, without one gleam of light
to hrighten his soul. If the penalty
had been death, ho would have dropped on his knees and prayed the angels to send it to him then and
there
"What have you to say?" repeated
Judge Kneeland, his anger increasing with every breath.
Roger Glendenning stood beforo
him liko a figure carved in marble,
his anus folded tightly over his
heaving chest, his head bent low on
his breast, and his face white as it
would ever be in death.
"What cau I say, sir," he faltered,
hoarsely; "do with me—as—you will
—if—if—you refuso to give me the—
the opportunity to go out and raise
the money, which I am sure I could
do in an hour's timo. I—"
"What! Ask me to compound a felony, I, whose duty it is to punish
such dastardly offences to tho very
extent of my power! You havo tho
temerity to ask this of me?"
As he spoke he jerked the bell-rope
violently, and his secretary knew
too well what that action meant to
expect any mercy from tho man before him.
In response to his summons one of
the court officers entered, inquiring
of tho judge,  "Did you ring, sir?"
"Tako that man into custody," ho
said, harshly, pointing to- Roger
Glendenning. "I have just detected
bim in a most atrocious forgery of
my name. He makes no denial of bis
guilt. Take him below. I will see you
very shortly."
It was oue of tho hardest duties
the officer ever performed, placing
the young private secretary under
arrest, for he had always held Glendenning in such high esteem. Once,
and not very long ago, when tbo officer's little boy lay dying, and he
had no money to pay for the luxuries the doctor ordered, it was this
samo kind-hoarted young secretary
who came to him, placed a ten-dollar bill in his hand, bidding him not
to feel offended with the offer, but to
take it for his little oue's sake. The
mothor of the little ono had said ever since that her child owed his recovery to Judge Knecland's noble
secretary.
The man's hand trembled as he
laid it on Roger's shoulder, then he
drew back, and, strong man though
he was, there wen. tears in his honest eyes.
"I—I—would rather resign than—
than—arrest him, sir," he said, turning imploringly to the judge.
"Do your sworn duty!" cried
Judge Kneeland, his intenso wrath
at tho man's sympathy knowing no
bounds.
"Better you than any ono else,"
said Glendenning, hoarsely. "I can
attach no blame to you."
Slo'i'v..-V.'i-.pa38cd .from OiFXPiVa-
an_ i:ie _wn-*_-*?_ng-to'ait—• mem.
Left to himself. Judge Knecland
paceU hurriedly -up and down the
room with rapid strides.
"Great Godl of all men in the
world, Roger Glendenning is the
very last man whom I would have
suspected of a desire to commit a
forgery. I would not have believed
the evidence of my own eyos hardly,
had he not admitted it by not daring to deny tho accusation; and to
make the matter worse, I was just
about to give my fair young Olive
to him, trusting to his steady habits to make her a. good husband. I
am sure Olive cares for the fellow.
Zounds! what could a smart man like
myself have been thinking of to allow them to be thrown so constantly into each other's society? It was
a, great mistake." .
[to be continued.!
A SETTLEMENT LIBRARY.
Wbat lone ot the Card* of the Children Contained.
The door of tbe Settlement library
opened and tn rushed the children, all
ages and sizes, from the kindergarten
to the highest grade af three of the
large public schools.
The librarian examined the cards
which had been filled out at home with
the signature of the child aud that of
the father.
"Alfretta, you have forgotten to put
down what your father does," said
Miss Jones •■ she took the card from a
little colored girl.
"My name ls Miss Alfretta," replied
the child, "and my father is a traveling
man."
Wi net. Miss Jones," Interrupted
Tom Brown. "He's just a common
porter on the train."
"Well," said Miss Alfretta, "doesn't
he travel, and lf he travels Isn't he •
traveling man, I'd like to know?"
"John, you have not told what your
father does." Miss Jones turned to
the child next ln line.
"I don't want to tell, and he said I
Wasn't to tell, neither," replied John,
looking half scared.
"But I muBt know what your father
does before you can take any books."
"Wel!."-poor little John caught his
breath—"I do so want to take books,
but If he knows I told he'll lick me.
I'll Just whisper It to you, and no one
else need hear." So be went close to
Miss Jones and, putting his arm around
ber neck, whispered, "He's the bearded
lady at the dime museum."
"Next!" Miss Jones wrote something
hurriedly on the card.
"I want, to explain about mine." A
llttle girl stepped forward eagerly. "I
wrote my own name myself, but my
father, being dead, was unable to write
bis, so I wrote It for him, but my
mother wrote hers herself."
"Annie, you hayen't told ns wbat
your father does."
"Please, he works hard. He nays he
does," said Annie.
"Well, what does he work hard at?"
"He works at being an invalid."
"My father Is a miller," said the next
"My mother is a housekeeper."
"My father ls a carpenter."
"Mine Is a peddler, for he peddles."
"I don't know what to do about my
card," said Julia Trusky, pushing her
way toward the desk. "You see, It's
this way. My mother has divorced my
father, and I don't know If I ought to
send the card to him or wait until next
week, for then I am to have a new father."— Llpplncott's Magazine.
Chopping Blm Off.
Mr. Coopah (passionately) — Miss
Smoot, when I am In yo' hilarious vicinity 1 feels so Influential and delusive
dat I can't explain de altitude of mub
colicslveucssl Miss Smoot—Gladys—I
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MIss Smoot (coldly)-Pat's all right,
Mlstah Coopah! 0' cou'se I likes a gen.
'Ionian to be euwdlul and 'all dat, but
don't jump up In muh lap, sah; desl
please don't Jump up ln muh lap.—We-
man's Home Pnmnnni-..
Bene Racing.
Horse racing originated In England
In the reign of King Henry II. Our
forefathers were captivated by tbls
pastime, add large wagers wete often
won and lost en favorite horses. Later,
about tbe time ef James I., tbe betting
fell away from bone racing, end the
contests wure rnn for prises of various
sorts.
A Hebrew Tradition.
According to Hebrew tradition, tbe
rod of Moses and the table of the Commandments were set in sapphires. The
stone symbolizes loyalty, Justice, beau-
_■ and nnhlUHf
Barnaul ea.
Nearly all surnames originally wer*
descriptive of tbelr owners. Tbe Parkers were keepers of noblemen's parks,
the Warners were warreners, or rabbit tenders; tbe Barkers prepared bark
for tanning, Forster meant a forester,
Webster a weaver, Wright a carpenter,
and so on- [
Bandage*.
Bandages of prepared gauze are too
Inexpensive for yon te waste much
time over making your own, but lf
your medicine closet bas no bandages
among Its stores make np a few strips
of an old sheet Into bandages, rolling
them as tightly as you can and furnishing each with a small, strong safety
pin. Before you've a chance to replenish your medicine closet a bandage
may be needed ln a burr/.       ,
SCOTCH METHODS.
John Arres Mather,   Scotland,   Tells
How They Handle Manure For
Profit In That Land.
About five years ago I got a manure
spreader direct from America, through
seeing the advertisement in your valuable paper, writes Johu Arres Mather
in American Agriculturist 1 believe
this was the flrst ever introduced Into
Britain. Two years after I got another
machine from the same makers, with
several Improvements over the flrst
one, through agents they had by this
time appointed in England. Both these
machines have spread a large quantity
of stable and other rough manure
since I got tbem, spreading considerably over 100 acres every year with
from 16 to 20 loads per acre. They
are simply invaluable, aud during the
last year several farmers ln our
neighborhood are going In for them.
When the fields we wish to manure
are near the yard, we haul with
spreaders direct from covered cattle
yards, and ln doing this we save all
the expense of hand spreading—about
$6 per acre I would say. Then the
machine does the work so much better, tearing and pulverizing all BOrts
of manure, but fine manure It does to
perfection.
We are in the habit here of putting
most of the manure on oat stubble
(which followed grass or meadow, or
lea aa we call lt) ln autumn, plowing
it under with a furrow 10 Inches deep
on land to be devoted to green crops
the next season. In March we harrow and cultivate and clean several
times, as we have opportunity, up to
the beginning of May, when we begin
to sow turnips. We mix 336 pounds
of superphosphate (containing 2l> to
28 per cent, of soluble phosphate) with
112 pounds of bone meal containing
4*_ per cent ammonia and 50 to 64
per cent phosphates costing about
$3.25 for each acre. This is sown broadcast (not with the spreader, but
another machine) and harrowed, then
we ridge up Into 27-lnch drills and sow
the turnips with a double drill sowing
machine, and single out with a 7-lnch
hoe when the turnips are large enough.
We could not grow turnips without ar-
tlflclal manure. I have tried lt on oats
end beets and did not find lt profitable,
also on grass for hay, but nitrate of
soda is good for tbls purpose.
Our rotation ls as follows: Two
years ln grass (flrst year possibly
hayed), third year oats, fourth turnips aad a few potatoes, fifth barley
and oats sown along with clover and
grass seeds. We pull half of the turnips, take two rows and leave the next
two, aud so on. Then we turn on sheep
to feed on the turnips ■ left unbar-
vested, making a fold with temporary
fences or buddies big enough for 300
sheep to feed three or four days. Wo
have dry soil and a dry climate, and
of all our farming we find the feeding of sheep most profitable, and no
other way can you enrich land more,
particularly lf you give the sheep,
which we Invariably do, corn (grain)
and care when eating the turnips.
Manure made after Christmas ls
left ln covered cattle yards until midsummer, after the busy hay harvest ls
over, when we haul It out with an
ordinary farm cart, a single horse
dump cart on two wheels, and mako
a large heap that would do ten acres,
taking the horse and cart over and
then treading It firmly. When thus
completed, we cover the pile all over
the top with earth or dead weeds and
lt remains this way till the autumn
with very little waste. This heap (or
mtddlng as we call lt) ls oval shaped
so that the rain runs off. We arrange
these heaps lu such a way that the
spreader has not far to go without
working, and when you have two machines with an assistant to help teamster to All, we get over a lot of work.
When one Is being emptied, the other
ls getting filled. Then by putting
studs ln the wheels to keep them
from skidding, we can spread in frost
or snow. It is also very valuable for
spreading manure on grass land, it
spreads so evenly and pulverizes so
thoroughly. Of course on a large farm
like this (600 acres) the hauling out
ls a big Job. I would not get along
without these machines now on any
account
POINTED PARAGRAPH».
CHEERFUL GENEROSITY.   I
Jealousy Is like some otber things—
tbe lid should be kept on lt
When you say no, say lt ln a manner
that will leave no doubt of yoar meaning.
When giving advice to others hers Is
a small slice to servo yourself: Keep
sdll more.
How little tbe best doctor knowsl
And bow helpless be ls In ths presence
ot serious illness!
It is said tbat disappointment ls hard
to bear, but we all stand lt pretty well
when we look ln tbe glass.
A man Just starting into t law salt
has more faith ln courts than bis attorney ever claims to bave.
There are too many young men wbo
start ont to. make their mark ln the
world and stop at a soda fountain or
hammock on the way.
Hlcconfe-h at Dinner.
Many persons are debarred from dining out owlag to tbelr liability to contract hiccough during a meal. As a
rule when caused by food It comes on
at once, and equally as a rule the food
causing lt ls hot Soups are more likely to provoke hiccough than solids are.
It ls a good plan to forego soup, which
can be done without causing remark,
says Home Notes. Or one mny eat a
little bread before taking lt A/third
plan ls to drink a little cold water aud
to take the soup ln very small b!d_
.The Woman Who Takes Pleaanre la
tho Happlnrai of Others.
A woman who has taught herself to
give up cheerfully, taking pleasure ln
the happiness of others, becomes generous ln mind and heart, giving help to)
all with whom she associates.
She Is able to rise above the mean Influence of gossip or scandal, for In-
stanoe, because, being generous minded, ihe can give others tbe benefit of
tho 'lotibt, and the kindness of spirit
that. ls part of generosity keeps her
faith strong tn the good and makes her
doubt, the bad, says the New York
Telej ram. The spirit will go even
farth ir, for lf the bad ls proved lt
gives assistance either by word or act,
not bitterly or grudgingly, but sweetly
and kindly because of the generous
nature that prompted.
Much tbat passes for generosity ls
either Indifference or a form of self
cot celt. No desirable reputation ls
mere easy to gain than one for generosity, as a woman may by sending
caitoff gowns to poor relatives, giving
maney or other gifts to friends on
philanthropies, and ln other such ways
b.ing quoted as a person who gives.
This way not be generosity, though
Undoubtedly It Is giving, and It ls pleasant and gratifying to be known as a
benefactor, no matter ln how limited a
way. Indifference that passes for generosity Is that form of giving that ls
done because It is expected and lt Is
easier to give thau to refuse.
True generosity lies deeper than either of these, and with it Is happiness.
i  KITCHEN HELPS.
If. soda Is used In the dishwater no
soap will be needed.
Zinc ls best cleaned with hot soapy
water, then polished with kerosene and
coal ash.
Take care of your copper utensils
that the tin does not become worn off.
If so have them Instantly replaced.
Stand ln borax water for a llttle
while dishes that have become brown
from baking In the oven and they can
be easily cleaned.
All kitchen and pantnr shelves should
be painted both top and bottom, and lf
white enamel paint Is used paper can
be dispensed with.
To clean a fishy frying pan fill witb
cold water and place on the fire to bolt
Wben boiling put a redhot cinder ln,
then wash In tbe usual way.
A pair of sharp sclssom ls a kitchen
convenience desirable ln every household. For trimming bacon and ham
rinds, skinning parts of fowls and trimming salads scissors are very serviceable Implements.
Character In a Room.
The suggestion that a room should be
a reflection of oneself ls more than
worth giving heed to. It is worth acting upon. Whenever we enter a room
we receive certain vibrations, attractive
or unattractive, aud much as we get
from characters we meet. There are
two aspects to the individuality of a
room arrangement, and these are the
general and the personal, and they
should pleasantly agree. Every room
should portray a personal note. Even
a room in a boarding house may be
made like the Individual occupying It,
Which is certainly the culmination of
art This does not necessarily mean
that the person whose temperament is
turbulent should manifest this In room
arrangement or that a mild, delicate
person should have bouse furnishings
to match, but It does mean that the
room should be decisive and characteristic in making them more beautiful
and better adapted to the person who
dwells therein.
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The Vaacalre Tonle.
The Vaucalre tonic for developing
the figure can be compounded by any
capable druggist who Is able to secure
the genuine galega. Formula: Four
hundred grams of simple sirup, ten
grams of lactopbosphate of lime, ten
grams of true extract of galega and
ten grams of tincture of fennel. Take
two soupspoonfuls In water before each
meal. A cold salt water bath every
morning will stimulate circulation and
assist ths filling ont process.
A Sort ot Um Man's Land.
Australia's least known and least developed section Is tbe northern territory. It Is a sort of no man's land. Ita
capital, Palmerston, contains more Chinese than Caucasians snd ls the only
place In greater Britain where tbe
Mongolian Is the master and tbe white
man tbe servant The climate is very
trying to whites, and tbe aboriginal
blacks are of a fierce and sanguinary
disposition. Vast herds ot buffalo, the
descendants of a few experimentally
liberated a century ago, roam over the
plains, and the place will some day, it
la '—loved, be a snortsman'a naradlaa.
Then aa Now.
"See here," remarked Miss Singleton
rather sharply to Miss Pepprey, who
had been abroad for some years,
"Maud was Just telling me what you
said to her about my appearance."
"Er—yes," replied Miss Pepprey, "I
told her you looked just the same now
as you did when I left."
"Why, she told me you said I looked
old."
"Well?"-Pbllad-phla Press.    ," THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
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But There Is Quick Relief From Itching and
Thorough Cure In
Dr. Chase's Ointment.
It may be truthfully stated that piles
produce more excruciating pain, misery and -wretchedness of feeling than
uny known disease. Life becomes a
perfect burden during the attacks of
Itching,  burning,  stinging pains.
It is a great mistake to imagine that
the effects of piles are local, for, as a
matter of fact, they sap the vitality
of mind and body and slowly but surely lead to the ruination of the health.
This Is true of Itching and protruding as well as of bleeding piles, which,
because of the loss of blood, are more
rapid ln their disastrous effects.
Dr. Chase's Ointment brings almost
Instant relief from the itching, burning, stinging sensations of piles and
is a positive and thorough cure for
every form of this wretched, torturing, and oftentimes stubborn disease.
This has been proven in so many
thousands of cases that there is no
longer any room for doubt that Dr.
Chase's Ointment Is the mos,t satisfactory treatment for piles that was
ever discovered.
Mr. John Johnson, Cowley, Alta.,
writes:—"Three years ago I was cured
of blind, itching piles of 27 years
standing by using Dr. Chase's Ointment. I used to think that death
would be the only relief I would ever
get from the terrible misery of piles.
Often I was laid up for three days at
a time and al other times worked
when I should have been In bed.
"Dr. Chase's Ointment is worth sixty dollars a box instead of sixty cents.
I am a different man since using it.
I am farming all the time and never
miss a day. Words fall to express my
gratitude for the cure this ointment
made for me. I cannot tell half as
much about it as lt deserves. Anyone doubting this can write direct to
me."
Frequently when doctors have failed
to cure piles and the surgeon's knife
has proven futile Dr. Chase's Ointment has effected thorough cure; 60
cents a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.
The neanlt.
"My flrst husband," she sobbed, "was
a kind, gentle man, always considerate of me. He always let me have my
own way."
"Yes," growled the second, "and look
at the result."
"Result?   What result?"
"Why, he's dead!"
I Hot Weather Comfort
Can be obtained by drinking ICED
Got the Went nl the Bar_raln.
Ho (tauntingly)—Your father was In
trade when I married you, wasn't he?
She (bitterly)—I suppose so. He was
sold, ln any event
Minard's  Liniment   Cures  Distemper.
Shortening the Visit.
"It ls a great comfort to have a
child about the house," said the man
of domestic tastes.
"Yes," . answered the unfeeling
wretch, "when company comes that
you don't care for you can make the
child recite."
USE OF THE LEECH.
8sid to Be Growing In Toronto—What
Druggists Say.
The use of leeches ls said to be arrowing in Toronto. Leeches are mostly
bought by people who have had a blaw
or fall, causing a blue spot to appear
where the blood has congested. They
apply leeches to take out the blood from
these spots.
The best leeches are known as the
Mediterranean leech and come from
San Gulguela, Spain. They are about
three Inches long, with a soft Bmooth
body tapering to each extremity, and
are marked with from ninety to ons
hundred, fine annulatlons; their backs
aro olive green with six rusty red
longitudinal stripes. The ends art
terminated by suckers.
A peculiar medical law provides that
a druggist must not apply a leech. He
may sell them to persons, but only a
doctor ls allowed to apply it. One well-
known druggist says that he onco applied a leech to an abrasion on a man's
forehead, because a doctor could not
be got as tha hour was late. "After
the leech had gorged Itself and rolled
off tho mark left by the leech bled so
profusely that It took me over four
hours to stop It; and then the man's
face was ten times worse with the
acids I had to use."
Some druggists state that the appll-
cation of leeches ls not to be recommended; the cure ls almost aa bad as
tho disease. Tho leech has three small,
sharp, semi-circular teeth that radlatt
from a centre. They cut deep, and always leave a scar of the same shape as
themselves. On the common leech the
mouth where the cutting teeth ara
found ls at the anterior sucking disc.
Just back of this, and on the upper
•ide, ara ten small black dpots that
serve as eyes. The usual quantity of
blood drawn by an average leech averages from one drachm to half an
ounce. It ls digested very slowly, and
after 'being gorged In this manner, the
leech lies for several days before lt regains Its nprrpal size .and appearance
Unexpected Death.
Mrs. Murphy—OI hear your son Denny died very suddenly, Mrs. Flynn.
Was his dlth unexplctld?
Mrs. Flynn—It was, Mrs. Murphy.
We explctld a pardon from th' guv'nor
to th* very lasht minute.—New York
Press.
An Old Bible.
One of the oldest Bibles In Connecticut Is ln possession of Thomas P. Alt-
kin of Manchester. It bas been ln tbe
Aitkin family for centuries and according to the title page lt "was Imprinted by the deputle of Christopher
Barker, printer to tbe queues most excellent majestic, 1590. Englished by
L. Tomeon."
A Teat ot Symmetry,
A good test of a man's symmetry
may bo made if be stands with his face
to the wall. The chest of a perfectly
formed man will touch the wall, his
nose will be four Inches away, his
thighs flre and the tips of his toss
three.
A Hornet's Sting.
The pain produced by a hornet's
sting is caused by a poison injected
Into the wound and so Instantaneous
In Its effect as to cause the attack
of this Insect to resemble a violent
blow In the face.
SAFETY FOR CHILDREN.
Liquid medicines advertised to cure
stomach and bowel disorders and
summer complaints contain opiates
and are dangerous. When a mother
gives Baby's Own Tablets to her
llttle ones she has the guarantee of
a Government analyst that this medicine does not contain one particle of
opiate or harmful drug. The prudept
mother will appreciate that in Baby's
Own Tablets there is absolute safety.
An occasional dose to the well child
will keep It well—and they promptly
cure the minor ailments of childhood
when they come unexpectedly. Mrs,
O. Hamlin, St. Adolphe, Que., says:
"I have used Baby's Own Tablets for
colic and bowel troubles and find
them safe and speedy In their cure."
Sold by medicine dealers or by mail
at 25 cents a boxfrom the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont
Keep the tablets In the house.
The chairman of the Bristol Lun-
fillo asylum committee declares that
the reason for so many servants
being ln the asylum is the worry they
have to put up with from their mistresses.
Her Poeaeealona.
"I have two lovely llttle puppies,"
said Mrs. Tawkley.
"I have met your husband," replied
the man. "Who Is the other one?"—
_Tnd_ra.
"Man ls Filled With Misery."—This
Is not true of all men. The well'
sound of lung, clear of eye, alert and
buoyant with health, are not miserable, whatever may be their social
condition. To be well Is to be happy,
and we can all be well by getting and
keeping our bodies ln a healthful
.state. Dr. Thomas Eclectrlc Oil will
help to do all this.
The Kitchen Autocrat.
"Yes, ma'am, an' now that I'm goin'
to take hold here I'll settle th' permit
business flrst of all. You see, I carry
me own fountain pen. There, take that
an' don't lose it."
"What is this?"
"That's a permit, ma'am, for yon to
visit th' kitchen. It entitles you to one
visit a week. If you come oftener th'
permit will be taken up, an' don't yon
forget it"
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.
Per—i—ied Tea.
The perfumed tea Is scented wltb
tbe essential oils of different flowers.
The most popular foi this use are
those of tho tea olive, or the Cape
jasmine, though others are used. Tbe
flowers are generally packed with the
tea while the latter ls in process of
curing and are afterward picked out
by hand.
Sunlight Soap Is better than other
soaps, but is best when used In the
Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap
and follow directions.
Witch Haael.
The witch hazel in all parts ef Great
Britain ls considered as a magic plant
In mauy local traditions it ls alluded
to as playing a part in charms and incantation-.
Tke Heliotrope.
The heliotrope is an emblem of devotion. This Idea was probably suggested by the curious habit presented by
this flower of turning its face toward
the sun. Moore's poetical lines about
the sunflower turning on her god
where he sets the same look tbat. she
turned when be rose Is not founded on
fact. The sunflower is not a hello-
trope and does not turn to face the
Splderwort.
The Virginia splderwort Is apparently unable to endure a high temperature. During the day it ls wilted and
dejected. As the evening comes en lt
revives, all its leaves assume a lively
appearance, and the plant appears to
flourish and enjoy Its life until the
morning light again returns.
My Hair is
Scraggly
Do you like it? Then why
be contented with UP Have
to be ? Oh, no I Just put on
Ayer's Hair Vigor and have
long, thick hair; soft, even
hair; beautiful hair, without a
single gray line in it. Have a
little pride. Keep young just
aa long as you can.
"I aa Ottr-eeraa jeers old, aad mun recently _»■ li»lr xnere'l enr. But to a tew
week! _yefa Halt Vlnor natorsd the natural
Sir ta my hair as now taate la not a na?
r ta ba taan.*-.). W. I__ao», Boulter
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rtux
iters
Give Holloway's Corn Cure a trial.
It removed ten corns from one pair
of feet without any pain. What It
has done once It win uo again.
Cinched.
"Senator, what do you think your
prospects  are  for being re-elected?"
"Flue," replied Senator Badger.
"They've got to do It or I'll tell how
they elected me the flrst time."—Milwaukee Sentinel.
The total Imports of tea Into Canada and the United States Is about
one hundred and ten million pounds
per annum. One out of every fourteen
pounds, both ln Canada and the United States, Is "SALADA" and this
trade ls growing very rapidly, and
"SALADA" is as easily obtained in
such cities as New York, Chicago,
Detroit, Boston, Pittsburg, Buffalo,
St. Louis, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, Cleveland, Rochester, etc,, as lt
is in Toronto, Montreal, and throughout the Ddmihlon.
Cool   the  Cream  Qnlokly.
When the farmer sets away his
cream to cool he should put It In a can
that will expose as much of the surface
of the cream as possible to the cooling
medium. The water that comes from
our wells ls the best thing to use, or
Ice water, lf you have lee, ls better.
That water should be pumped fresh
and kept fresh, and the cream should
be stirred every few minutes, and it
will soon be down to tbe temperature
of the water, and the growth of the
germs will bedecked.—g.W, Webster.
STlnard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen.—In June, '98, I had my
hand and wrist bitten and badly
mangled by a vicious horse. I suffered greatly for several days and the
tooth cuts refused to heal till your
agent gave me a bottle of MINARD'S
LINIMENT, which I began using. The
effect was magical; in five hours the
pain had ceased and in two weeks the
wounds had completely healed and my
hand and arm were as well as ever.
Yours truly,
A. E. ROY,
af   a„. .       r.   „      Carriage Maker.
St. Antolne, P. Q.
Very Like It.
His mother tucked four-year-old
Johnny away In the top berth of the
sleeping car. Hearing him stir in
the middle of the night she called
softly: —
"Johnny, do you know where you
are?"
"Tourse I do," he returned, sturdily,
"I'm in the top drawer,"—Youth.
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ANOTHER WONDERFUL CASE
Here Is Something that will be Welcome News to Many a Discouraged One.
"For several years
I have been troubled with gas around
my heart, shortness
of breath, my food
did not digest properly. It turned
sour ln my stomach
causing me great
distress; often, too,
William H. Reed. I had disagreeable
attacks of belching gas and heartburn, and severe pains across the
small of my back.
"I tried Dr. Leonhardt's Antt-Plll
and from the very flrst found relief.
ABtl-Plll bas Indeed eured me."
This Is the voluntary statement of
Wm. H. Reed, of 166 Queen St.,Kingston, Ont.
All dealers or -.e W-soa-Fyle Co.,
Limited. Niagara rails, Ont MB
II
SALAD-
CEYLON   TEA
Nothing to Equal it
LEAD PACKETS  ONLY
40c, SOe and 60c psr lbs 1
At All  Grocers.
THE BEST INDIA INK.
It la Redolent ot Mnalt, Bright With
Gold and Very Coatlr.
"Tbls India Ink," said the clever Chinese art student, "hns no more right to
be called Indian than your American
redskins have to that name, for India
Ink all comes from China, and India
never produced a stick of lt.
"Anhul, my own province, ls the one
where Indie. Ink ls made. The best of
the Ink ls kept at home for the nse of
the royal scribes and the official llttera-
tl. It Is only, the lower grade that ls
exported. This lower grade sells at
wholesale ln Anhul for $1,500 a ton.
"The very best grade of India Ink,
the kind rich with gold, Is worth $75,-
000 a ton.
"The constituents of India Ink are
colza oil, pork fat lampblack, glue,
musk, gold leaf and the oil of a poisonous tree, the heng, which grows only ln
tbe Yangtse valley.
"After the admixture of the oils tbe
lampblack, the fat and the glue, the resultant paste Is beaten for many hours
with steel hammers upon wooden anvils, and during that long beating certain quantities of musk and ot gold
teat are added, the musk to give the
Ink perfume, the gold to give It luster.
"Afterward the Ink Is dried for three
weeks In molds. The stocks ore then
decorated, the most artistic scribes
gilding them with very beautiful Chinese characters.
"There Is no Ink worthy to be mentioned ln the same breath with ours,
an Ink redolent of musk and bright
with gold."—Exchange.
Min,ard's   Liniment Cures   Garget   in
Cows.
Importance ot Hobbles.
For the well being and stable balance of every mind It is normally necessary that every man should have
some pursuit which shall be unconnected witb his business, which he
must pursue with absolute seriousness.
The hobby mny be a game, lt may be
a collection of some sort (even stamps)
or It may be some artistic achievement,
and whether a man scarcely attains
mediocrity even ln lt matters not at
all, provided he pursues lt with the
fixed Idea that nothing else ln the
world matters.—London Queen.
No one need fear cholera or any
summer oomplain't if they hav* 9,
bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery
Cordial ready for use. It corrects all
looseness of the bowels promptly and
causes a natural and healthy action,
'mis is a medicine adapted for the
young and old, rich and poor and is
rapidly becoming the most populai
medicine for cholera, dysentery, etc.,
In the market.
Dried Loeuata.
In all the cities of Arabia, even at the
present day, dried locusts, strung on
threads as dried apples used formerly
to be treated in this couutry, are exposed for sale as an article of food.
Nero'e Crowne.
When Nero made bis artistic tour as
a musician and actor through the cities
of Greece, more than 400 crowns were
bestowed upon him, nnd when he returned to Rome be decreed himself a
triumph and entered the city with
theso crowns borne ln solemn procession.
A slight earthquake shock was recently felt at Colon.
Tclllngr Ave and Sex br Pnlae.
"The female pulse always beats faster than the male," said a physician,
"and from birth to death the pulse
speed steadily decreases. I have no
doubt that by the pulse alone I could
tell readily a healthy person's age and
sex. Babes at birth have a pulse that
beats 160 times a minute in the case of
girls and 150 times a minute ln the
case of boys. At the age of four or
five the pulse beats will have fallen respectively to 110 and 100. Maidens'
and youths' pulses average ninety-five
and ninety; mature women's snd men's
average eighty and seventy-five; elderly women's and men's average sixty
and fifty. An old woman's pulse rarely lf ever sinks below fifty, but among
eld men a pulse under fifty Is fairly
common."
Flrat Cily Directory.        i
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Getting a f erdlet.
A Texas correspondent tells "Law
Notes" how an obstinate Juryman was
circumvented by his fellow Judges of
the facts. The offence charged was assault wltb Intent to murder. After the
Jury had been out about two hours
they returned the following verdict:
"We, tbe Jury, find the defendant
guilty of aggravated assault and assess his punishment at $25 fine, and
herewith pay the flney On Inquiry as
to the meaning of the last clause of the
verdict, lt came out that eleven of the
Jurors had agreed that the defendant
was not guilty, but tbe twelfth doggedly hung out for a conviction for aggravated assault, and would not consent
to a punishment less than a fine of $23.
Finding It a hopeless task to briug
over the obstinate oue to their way of
thinking, the eleven finally decided to
agree with him, and "chipped In"
enough to pay tbe fine.
Btate of Ohio, Ctty of Toledo,
Lucas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
Is senior partner of the Ann at F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business In the city
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,
and that said Arm will pay the sum or
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and
every case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J.  CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
my preaence thla (th day of December.
A. D. 1886. A. W. OLEASON,
(Seal.) Notary Public
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and acts directly on the blood and muo-
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Take Hail's Family Pills for eonsttpatton
new   Clover   iijliiic   Ont.
A common complaint among farmers
ls that their new clover seeding dies ns
soon as the nurse crop of grain is cut,
particularly If the season Is hot and
dry. Hoard's Dairyman thinks ths
cause of tho death of the young clovei
plant ls the excessive exhaustion ol
moisture ln the soil caused by ths
ripening of the grain. In support of
this theory It asserts that the clover
plants will not die If the oats or otber
nurse crop ls cut for hay before the
train sets ln the bead.
W   N   O   No.   598 THK ADYQCAT% VAflgOtrVEfl, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
rtlt. PLSVSANT M)VOCA'T_5.
; (Established April 8,1899.)
Ojh-FIOE : 34 4 4 Westmiuster avenne.
IBM-LIS- Office—80 Fleet street,
H.oudou, E. 0.,. England Where a
t,filoof "The Advocate" is kopt for
rvisiCora.
M_B. R- Whttuf-y, Publisher,
B>absoription $1 m year  payable
Advance.
Soetttea Oop*/.
Tel,. Bi40S.
Vahcoitvbb,' B. 0., Oct.r 6, 1906.
Kt. Pleasant MaM, (Postoffice.)
Mail arrives daily at 10:80 a. m., and
; 2i80 p.' m.
Mail leaves the FostofSce at 7 and 11
; !.- ui., and 1:30 and 9 p. m.
• -#-,	
mit. :P____SANT  (JHUaCHES..
Baptist..
.'Junction of Westminister road and WeBtaiin-
utter-  avenue,       SERVICE.,    at   11   a. m.,
u>.n<! 7-:>0-p.m.; SunUay School at i:30 p.m.
Mb-ihowot.
' Oorner of Hint' and Westminster aveauefl.
H-t-BlWlli—S at lit. m.. and 7 p. _.; Sunday
i-.i'lioiliauij Bible Clus:- 2;80 p.m. Rev. A. E.
S-*.«-ie-St?ton„B..-„ B.»., Pastor.
°ataenage 128 Eleventh avenue, went. Tele-
-. )-wmei_IE«:
iPRKSBYTERIS-K.
'©OB—i*N.nth_ avenue and QUoheo street
KVfcWVlC I-' at 11 a. _.. and 7:80 p. m.: Sunday
j-'Jiskool ata:80p.m. Rev.3eo.A.Wil8on,B.A.
I vas tor. J.fanee comer ol-Elghth avenue aiu)
«A-_taxio Btroet. Tel. 1066.
,S* MtCHAEi-.s, (Anglfcan).
Oorner Ninth aveuue-and ffinie Kdwxrd
bsWIW SERVICES at lla.m., »nU7i- p.ui.,
.'.-Slyi'i'iumunion lut mirt so (.unduj-n in each
i caoulh after morhiag prayer, 2d and 4th Suu
aMkfS'Stf—h._. Bunday School at 2-.W p.m.
UtsviQ. H, Wilson, Rector..
Rectory 872 Thirteenth avenue, east. Tolo-
»U-Wac B1799»
Adveictists.
AM-Veu«l Christian Church (not 7th day Ad-
—MMUliScvsnth hvi'iiui', near WastmInster
-. »i—DC Seerlces 11 a.m., anil 7: :il) p. m.,
- -MXST—p School at 10 a. ra. Young peoples'
t *"SO—♦>• ot Loyal Workers ot Christian Kudua-
, .t*r_i.orl- every Sunday evenin nut 6:4fi o'clock,
i 'fttt*.eraaecUng Wedneaday nlghtaatSo'c-ck.
Correspondence.
Editor "The Adovocate":
If'not taking too much of a privilege
on the editor's space, I should like to
reply to the question in last week's'
"Advocate."
"Is it beneficial to listen to a solo
when tlio words of a Bong cannot be
distinguished? "
Good mnsic is inspiring, with or
without words, but half of tl.e real
music lies iu the words, nud how much
more beneficial and' inspiring is a solo
when thesiuger's enunciation is perfect''
A singer should devote as niucli
attention to enunciation as to voice production. A singor muBt possess au exceptionally good voice if the words of
the song cau not be distinguished, before the solo is beneficial.
How much more pleasing and' bene
floial'thou is a singer when both voice
and enunciation are good?
—A Lover of Music.
Mt. pleasant, Vancouver, B. O., Oct; 2d.
Editor "Advocate" :
"Is it  beneficial   to  listen to  a solo
whon the words of the song can not be
iiF.OlWAHlBEI) 0HU6CH OF .lERDR ClUHST
of Latter Dsy Saints, 2525 Westminster ave-
«__-.». Sorv^es at 8'6Vloi.k levery Sunday eve-
•titogby Elder J. 8. ftalilcy: Sunday School at
-.1 "o'clock. Prayer-meeting every Wednesday
. ».vcr.ing _.t S o'clock.
iStte WTien-Your Lodge.Meets
MONDAY.
1 iii* ad and 4t* MoUdnys of the month
<"J3nDt Vancouver, I. 0-. F., meets at
l tip, _i.
TUESDAFi
Mt. PTeeAant Lodge No-.. W», I.O.O.F.
i .nt.".t,(i «t 8 p. in.
THURSDAY.
Vinoouver Oonnoil   SFoti 811*,  Ohn-
; wjian Ordor of •• Chosen- Friend* meets
t: "til M a_d> 4th'Thursdays of. the month.
FRIDAY.
AiiHandruHiveNo 7, Ladies of the
"—I-i—.bees holds its regular meetings on
ifto 2dand 4th Monday* of'ifce month.
You_g_,Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY.
Loyal Workers of ObiistitWV Endeavor
luicotut 16 minutes to 7,  every Sunday
uveniup in Adveut Ohrlstinn Ohurch,
i.'feventh avenue, uear Wistm'r ave.
MONDAY.
Epworth   Iioague of   Mt.    Pleasant
i!'_C5lhodiht Ohurch meets at 8 p. m.
B. Y. P. V;, moets in Mt.. Plaasr
'■'■ i.ipliht Chnrch at 8 p. m.
TUESDAY.
The-Y. P. S.O. E_. meets at 8 p..no.
I* bit. PlcaHasuut Presbyterian Church
Everyone knows that foi" anything
to become known, it must.be talked
jbotit. For. an article to become
Ofiptilar its virtue must be made, the
-.abject of a public announcement.
That is advertising! Consequently
ii the survival of the fltiscst applies
t* business principles as-well as it
docs to other walks of life,, the better the advertising—the better! the
/...illicit)-- the. better the. results.
icJoadi results mean good: business,
find good business is- what every
merchant advertises fdr. If he did
liot wish to excel in his particular
line, he would noit take the tr««ble
to write an advertisement, much
■more pay for the costly newspaper
*rtlitat»'«!ui«'*s|)-c<!--.IAiitishl.Advi'«.
Ii»cr. i
"Cherry-Blossom.^
THE JAPAN-SB QIVE OOOD»tSXAMPLa
It is a proverb of Cherry Blossom
Land Vhat a healthy stomach is tho
bos- of all strength. Ood nature is
«_o recognized as of groat importance.
The Japanese as a people are remarkable for their health, endurance, patience and skill.
The cherry tree ia tho most highly
prised- of ail in Japan. It not only
gives forth a beautiful blossom bat the
wild cherry tice furnishes a bark which
is most highly prized in medicine.
HJWJd Cherry    | St^eusni^
(JPh/vius Virginian*);   PEl*8ATOBY,
 ! 1 which   is   an
anthority on medicine^ says of the
properties of this BlaeJs Cherry bark:
•Uniting with a toiiie power the
property of calming irritation and'
d-iininiehing norvo'U'S excitability..
Adapted to the treatment of diseasee•■
m which there is debility of the stomach or of, the Bystem." Another authority, Kiya'a Americas Dispensatory says?"it gives tcjae and-strength
to the system, iteefuI'iB'-ter, cough,
and found excellent in'consumption."
This ingredient iiu only' one of several
very important native, medicinal roots
in Dr. Pierce's (jloldpn Medical Discovery. This is a remedy which has enjoyed t_e pdbBo approval for nearly
forty years, nothing new or untried
about it, has cured thousands of people
of those chronic, weakening diseases
which are accompanied by a? cough,
such as bronchitis and incipient consumption. Moro than that, h;r reason
ioi the other ingredients, Broodroot,
Mandrake, Golden Seal, and. "Queen's
root, all of she medicinal virtues of
which are scientifically extracted and
combined in Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, remarkable cures of
dyspepsia ana gtotbach disorders have
been-accomplished.
Nearly forty years ago£.Dr^ Pierce
discovered that- chemically pure glycerine-, of proper strength is a better.
solvent and preservative of the active
medicinal principles residing in most of
our iudigonous or native medicinal'
plauts than is alcohol. As ita use is
entirely unobjectionable, whilo alcohol
ie. well known when ueed even in
small portions, for a protracted period,
to do lasting injnry to the human system, especially in the cose.of delicate
women antI children, he decided to
use.-.chemically pure glycerine instead
of tho usually employed alcohol in
the preparation of his medicines.
He found that the glycerine, besides
being entirely harmless, possesses intrinsic medicinal properties of grcat
value. Its nutritive- properties, Dr.
Pierce believeB, fur surpass thoso of
cod liver oil, .entitling it to favorable
consideration.'in r-U cases of incipient
eculsuinpti'in and oth.sr wasting dii.ti:_H'9.
It. is an invigorating, (onto alterative
and owes its virtues to Nature's vegetable garden.    Dr. Pisree is only tho
i ai 'i ~~x~~^~ j"    iisoieiitifflB gar-
Natures Gardetw .U e n e« who
[        i I i-hovty. how to
combine the plants given os by Nature
to cure our diseaso*..   Thia preparation  ia  of pleasant tAste, njreos perfectly   with   rebellii.'-W   and:   s*^sitivo
stomachs, .wid is ex;..emi.iy effbt-ive in
restoring i«ne and vigor to tlm entire
system.   Il cures iufiammatory troubles
ci the sto-uach as well'as Indigestion
and   dyspensia   arising    fcuin    weal-
stomach.   Oue reason why  it resforea I
the health of run-down, pair- .and eina- j
elated people is because it first thrown
ont tbe poisons fjom tlie blood thrwagu i
the liver amd kidneys.   It then begins !
itsreconstructive work in building up]
flosl] by first making good, rich, red |
blood.
The " G.oldeii-'AI.'t-i-.l Dlncoveiy" is '
made in ai large labo.-atorv, tlioroiighlv '•
equipped with every «i)ic-it;i'(ic appliance, '
at Buffalo', N. *J. Qusi«ii.d cheimstfl :
are- in chfeo-ge of the Inbomtoi}', with :
nearly a sewrB ofklcllled phv-ciins nnd ,
surgeons emplbyod'to- scrutinise.'doter- j
mini! and .prescribe these remedies and1!
other means of cure as seem best suited1!
to many thousands of cases of chrome*-:
disea.es which come before them far;
treatment'each vers. It costs von noil--i
ingtito w;*e to'D-j R. Vi'.P_erce—i_ii|
hui- ol Hia Insti4iition, ** Hfr.ffulo, V'it
Y. ft'nd f-»taii uci i»nfc o_i>ilic-(l (.nun. •«'
in your i(!C\»aii-.iUM».iW>w-«HM<\y MtiHi-pi
>mfii*j**   ... :;•.;.■    • i
Mt. Pleasant
Lodges.
t. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. Id meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall
Westminster' avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attend.
Noble Grand—Frank Trimble.
RecO—DIN8 Secretary—H, Patter-
sou, 120 Teuth avenue, enst.
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES
Alexnndra.Hivo No. 7, holds regular
Review ad'an,, lth Mondays of eaoh
month in Knights of Pythias Hall
Westminster aveuuo.
Visiting Ladies nlways welcome.
Lady Commander—Mis. N. Pettipiece,
25 Tenth aveuue, ua.st.
Lady Record Keeper—Mis. .1. Martin,
Niuth avonu9,;
L. O. L.
Mt.    Pleasaut   L. O.   L
Na,..lS42, meets tbe 1st and
3d Thursday of each month,
at 8 p. m , in the K. of P.
Hall.
All     visiting    Bretluren
cordially welcome.
W. Howes, W. M.,
S-K Tenth avenue, east
G. H. Darke, Rec. Sec'y.,
331 'Seventh avenue, weat
I. O..F.
Ooafft Vancouver 1328, Independent
Order of Foresters meots 2d aud 4th
Mondays of each month at 8 p.m., in
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visitiug brethren always welcome.
OHiKrt RanSER—A. Pengelly.
Recording! Secretary—M. J. Crehun
33VI-'riln'e-Sstreet, City.
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Cum
miugs, "Advocate" Office, Mt. Pleasant
CANADIAN ORDER OF CHOSEN
FRIENDS.
Vancouver Council, No. :511a, meets
every 2d au$ 4th Thursdays of eadh
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, Westminster uvenno.
Sojoumiu-g Friends always welcome
H. W. Howes, Chief Councillor.
393 Tenth ave., can.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
2228 Wentnilnnteravenue.  Tel. 760.
distinguished? "
Tho answer to the above question lies
to a great extent with the listuer. If
tho benefit to be derivod is entirely from
the sentiment of the soug, then there
would bo but littlo benefit unless the
words were distinctly and nudibl -spoken.
Bdt if the person who renders the solo
possesses • a; sweet and musical voice,
no doubt a. fiver of music would derive
some benefit by listening.
—Vocalist.
Mt, Ploasant, Oct. 4th.
It is astonishing*how fruitful of improvement a short season becomes when
eagerly and faithfully improved. Volumes have not beeu read, but •written,
flying joutrneya. Iiiaveknown- a man
of vigorous intellect,, who has enjoyed
few advantages of early education, and
whose mind was almost engrossed by
the details of an extensive business, but
who composed a book of much original
tbought,ilf steamboats and on horseback
while visiting distant customers.
—William Ellery Ch:t—ning
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in, Vancouver by r_)eii of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect ^nowu tp the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints  $ J.
Vancouver Breweries, Lido
Vancouver, B. C. Tei. 429
For S'llo at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Std_.es and Hotels or
delivered to your honso.
f«B__IW_»MB«^aaM_>—__MWB-MBWB>BaW-M-W»t_I———1
alEs
When-the tide of population   pours'  into   Vancouver   this ■
fall and winter, lots on Mt, Pleasant will- command the price-
that lots in the City now command.
Read this list and come and see us about them.
For  a  short time  only.—Double  corner   iooxi20-ft.,.
6-room house, orchard and garden $4,000.
Half-acre, Sixteenth avenue, beautiful, view;  price
fr.150.
Surging;; Mothers arid
OVep-burdened Women
Ii oil stations of lifo, whose vigor and
vitality may havo been undoiihlned and
broken - down by over - work, exacting
Social duties, tho too frequent bearing of
children', or other causes, will find In Dr.,
Pierce's Favorite Proscription tho most
potent., invigorating restorative strmngth-
gtver ever devised for thoir special benefit. . Nursing mothers will find it especially valuablo In sustaining their strength'
and promoting an abundant nourishment
Idr tho child. Expectant mothers too
will find it a priceless boon to prepare the
system for baby's coming and rendering
the ordeal' comparatively painless. It
cnn db no narm iii any state, or condition
Of ths female system.
Delicate, nervous, weak women, who
suffer from freyitent headaches, backache, draggfng-dWn distress low down
In the abdomen, or from painful or lrrog-
nl«r monthly periods, gnawing or distressed.,-sensation ln stomach, dizzy or
faint spells, see Imaginary species or spots
floating before eyes,, have disagreeable,
pelvic catarrhal drain) prolapsus, antu-
verslon or retro-version or other displacements o{ womanly organs from weakness
of parts will, whether they experience
Many or only a few of the above symptoms, find rollof and a permurlent euro by
using faithfully and fairly persistently
Dr. Plerco's Favorite Prescription.
This world-famed specific for woman's
weaknesses and peculiar ailments i» a
pure glyoeric extract of the choicest native, medicinal roots without a drop of
alcohol In iu make-up; All Its Ingredients printed ln plain English on its bottle-
wrapper and attested nnder oath. Dr..
Pierce thos Invites the fullest Investigation of his formula knowing th»t It Willi
'o« found to contain oniy the best agents
Uiicwn to the most advanced1 medical
science of all the different sohoolBof practice for the cure of woman's peculiar
weaknesscsand ailments.
If you want to know more about the
composition and professional endorsement of tho "Favorite Prescription,".send
postal card request to Dr. P. V. Fierce,
ltultulo. N. V., for his free booklet titeat- i
Fnct' f same..
Yoiecan't ctlonl to'accept r..i astiNil- j
trite for this n-tm:,\y nf l:iti:i'-n mi'i rnixUl'/r. i
» secret iinsiriiii) of ujll»40VVl ««"JUipl#s"
SOME GOOD BUYS-
Lornb street—6-room house, $1,600.
Ninth avenue—4 lots, $350 per lot.
Ninth aveuue—Double coruer, $1,000.
Lansdowne aveuuo—7 room 'house,
$3,000
Eighth avenue—7-room house, $1,600
5-room Cottage, Fifteenth avouue;
fruit trees, bearing first this yeer;
pripe $1,650, tor_us$6fi0 cash.
Fiue house, 8-rooms, coruer lot, NiiWh
avenue,.Btoue basement, co_«efva-
tprp', hath and luiatory ou both
floors, electric fiztdues the best;
price $4 100, lot-f»xl.IU ft, $t,100
down.
$550 cash-, takes 4-rooui cottage on
Seveutoent!^. aveuue, 8 lots, fruit
trees, good Well; price $1.0P0.
(M-ooin houso Tenth avenue, neaiKWest-
miuster avenue; price $1.850(- terms.
8-room Cottage, 3 lots fenced aud graded,
Sixteenth aveuue; prico'' $l-."i00
tonus,.
On Sixteenth avenue, J£-ac.re, .Ine view
overlooking the city; pifco $600,
half oash.   Splendid bny. ■
5 acres at Eburue, black soil, $200.00 per
acre; beautiful view. Terms.
3 tots (comer) Columbia stroet, cleared
aud graded; $0,-100, half eiish,-
2 Lots, ench 33x120, all kiuds of-tfirait,
large barn ; O-rwoiuud bonne;. price
$2,300;. terms
5-room Houso, reuted nt $16 per month,
south lnUf of lrtf; in 200n; $1,600,
ijMOO cash,, balituiie to. arrange-.
8 Lots (corner) Wertinitistei' avenue,
80x132; price $8,200, terms. •
2-storey Resideuee ou Sixth avenne,
lHrgi. Uor.se. beautiful lawn, fruit.
Torms.    Prico    .!i 750.
Store on 25- ft. lot, on Westiniiister m-e-
uue; bnildiug rented ; tine locution,
near Ninth uveune.    Price $0.500l
Terms.'
Lot  2IIX182' ou  Westminster   avenue
two-storey building, iu  'l_i\; coudi-
tioa; leased for 2 vears;  title perfect.    Price S8.000.
7-roomed House, lot 403^x120, Eighth
avenue; price $1.850."
Two lots, ou corner, Teuth avonuo, uu
cleared; price $1,000.
$2,800' buys a New Modern House
of.'7 rooms on Fifth avenue. Terms
easy. Value good.
Double stumor oa Tenth.avenue, cleared,.
Hiie Ideation,   Price $1,250, ■
Cottage of 5 rooms, electrio light, and
all conveniences; situated on Eighth
aveuue,   east.   Price   $1,800;- $000''
down and terms.
& room Cottage, reuted at $14 per month,
south half of lot,, in 800a;. price
$1.—H), $800 down, easy terms.
Two lots, cleured mil graded, $1.000,.
iu-do lot for $7;'r) Will build to
suit puroliuaer ou easy terms.
6'room Houso ou Westminster aveuue.
$2,050, $800 cash, balance-to arrange
One lot.' 25x120, no st-ups,. ou Westmiuster avenue : price $1125', ■ *.'i25-
down, balance on I'lisy terms,
House of   5-rooms,
electrio  light,     bath
Price	
-HAi'Tirnxv   Sit; vr.
Lot ou  Bnrrai d
EiKlitft1   avouue; •
;   lot- libel20.
 $2,000.
II)     KtfSIT.l.N'lIuv,,
streot;   $ 1.2ft,
Li$t your: lots  and   property-
with
Mrs. R.-Whitney,.
2444 Westminster ave.
Mt. PLEASANT.'.
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Local Items.
If you miss Tan Advocatk you miss
tho'local uews.
Read Mrs. Merkley's advertisnient on
Mi page, of special interest, to womeu.
Fx-Cenneillor Richard Mack of South
Vancouver, has returned from a
niouth's Rtay in Yakima, Washu.
Capt. and Mrs. Thoum:. Sacrot have
moved from St. George' street,   have
moved to 415 Tenth avenue, east.
If):	
Mr, and M*s. M. Wilkes havo bought
the cottage No. 8_ Eighth avenue, wfst,
aud have moved to Mt. Pleasant to
reside.
RING! UP W4' th* Central Wood
Yard, for a good load of Cedar Wood,
*1.25 a load, or leave orders nt 508
Seventh uveutte, east; Geo. Oitoc_i.it
proprietor.
.Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland" and Mrs.
Sutherland arrived in the city from
Revelstoke, ou Saturday last. Mr,
Sutherland has be—i seriously ill for the
past four months wiih rheumatism anil
has entered tho Burrard Satiitarlnm for
treatment. Mr!' Sutherland his mauy
frieuds on Mt. Plensaut who will wish
bim a speedy recovery.
The very latest styles in C^nadinn
aud American' maki"» aud^Uesigus iu
Wiuter Shoes for Men, Worn'en1 and
Children at R. MILLS, the Shoemau,
ll» Hastings streets, west.
Tin condition of Ninth avenue from
"itfes—ainster to Quebec, is oonolusivc
'proof of the inslapahle way in wliich the
City street wo'r_  is  ciyrried  oh.   This
street hns been'toru np aud kopt in a
dreadful    condition   for    about threo
tfjonths, making it n source of aunoyauce
to the Presbyterian Cougregatiou and
an injury to the bnsiuess interests ou
this street.
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Doctors have  more    confidencb   in
tiedicines   prepared by the M. A. W.
Company's  Prescription    Department.
A'ssisst your doctor that way.
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The Epworth League of Mt. Pleasaut
."•freUioiiiBt Church met in regular
"O—i*ecratiou"/ session and busiuess
meeting on Monday evening. Four
were admitted into meuxbershi'p aiid it
was decided to take charge of the
services of tho Cordova Struct Mission
ou the third Thursday of ench month
uutil Mort-L. Tho resignation of Mr.
H. H. Steveus us President Wus
accepted On Monday eveuiug next
the election of a President aud of.' a
Second Yiee-President will take place.
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Mrtlliirery Busiuifls For Sale, several
yettrs established; ' doing u sploh_id
basil-ess; location in th<_ ce'i-.re of the
oity; fixtures baudsnmfl and ne**.. A
rare chanoo for u. flrst-oltiss Milliner
Knshionablo clientele. Terms reasonable.    Apply £441 Westminster avenue
llF.rrER than TUB Revikw" olf
lt_.vii.w_s.—It has bee i the custom both
iu tliis couutry and England to disparage the attempt:- of Canadians'to
produce popular ■iiu.,;a/,inea. That'the
tide has turned, is evidenced by tlie
vdiuiairks of the editor of one of Ireland's
lending periodicals, the "Irish
Monllily," who asserts that there is in
I'auada a magaaiuc—"The Bus/Man's
Mtsguaiuo'1—whicll outdistadr-'es anything iu the same Hold iu i—iglaud. Iu
;he course o£ a loug eulogy of this inngu-
/.iue be suid-■ "It) seem'; to realize the
ideal thnt Mr: W. ■". -.lead proposed to
himself' hotter thitu Mr. Stead himself
has dOue iu his Review of Rovibws. He,
too, ■ proposed to reproduce for busy
people the cream of the) world's raaga-
*iueK; but he is too crisiual a ujan, he
hrs too much of his own, to be nfterely a
reproducer. 'The Btisy Man's Muga-
ziue' keeps uiore stuitdily to its purpose
ot reproducing for bnsy men ami
W0_.en.-the best articles from the eutr-
tent magazines of the world. The form,
too, of the magazine in much, more
pleasant,, of a convenient size and shape,
wid the type largo and readable. '
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Mrs. O'DeiL; 175. Ninth aveuue, west,
teacher of'.piiiuo aud organ haviug liud
several years experience in teaching, a
Mlorougli-iusicoii education is assumed
her pupjls
Advocate $.1
fan iZMonths
»   v  a      a uEU  •   s ' '■   ■
Morrison—Greer.
"iu Wednesday at 7:45 at m., at the
Krst Presbyterian. Ohurch Mause, the
Rev. Dr. Fraser ubited in marriage Mr.
Gordon Kosseck Morrison aud Miss
Elliuor Marie Greer. The bride wore
a handsome costume of navy blue
broadcloth with touches of' pale bluo
and wore a white hat with blue ostrich
plume. After the ceremony Mr. uud
Mrs. Morrison left ou n honeymoon trip
to Portlaud and other Coast oitios, and
upou thoir return will resihe ou Granville street. Thero wore many pretty
and costly presents reci.ived by the
young couple who nre very popular
amoug a wide oirole of friends; the
groom's present to the bride was a
handsome gol<_ watch and chain
"Nicky," as Mr, Morrison is familiar-
ly called ou Mt. Pleasant, is a moinber
of the firm of Morrison Brothers,
plumbers, and is oue of the star pin vers
ou tho Maple Leaf-Lacrosse team. Mr.
Morrison's many friends will'heartily
wish liim a loug eud happy married
life.
Read the New Vork Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, theu go to
New York Dental Parlors tot your woik
Fine Vefticlejs
Etc.
^alwoftli-Rblston
Company,
1016 Westminster-avenue.
Wanted:
IO.OOO
Meu, Indies' and' Child-
dren to __y their Boots,
Shoes and Rubbers at
the Mt. Pleasaut Boot &
Shoe Store, 24r 5 West-
ittinstcr avenue:
W. T. .MURPHY.
Heeler's:
Nursery
for Plant.- ni_d Cut Fliwen; olsp
r qjuautity of ShrubH and Orna
metfctul Trees to be deposed of atu
big roiluct'.on for tho next 80 dcy.-
Nornery   & On "UliimseK,   cor ner of
Fifteenth-iiud 'vVosCiuiuKter avenues.
Tub Cheapest 1 Xehee m thk Oitt.
COR-RECT ENGLISH,
HOW* TO UftE IT.
A   Monthly Magazine   devoted  to  tlie
Use of English.   Josephiuo Torek
Baker',, Editor.
J! 11 year ; tOc fotfSnmple < lopy,   Agents
Wanted..   Bv_*8TOM, III., U. S, A.
Partial Co_bt.tvi-for this Month.—
Ooursu'in Bn'gliflh for the F&J*—iner;
cours* 'iu Eiig-iish for tho 'Atfvnuoed
pupil How to Increase One's vo-vbu-
lir.v. The Art of Conversation/ Should
and Would: how io uso thom. Pronunciation.. Donire.'I'nglish in Um Home.
Correct Euglish iu tho School* Business Euglish for the BufllnoJS Mau.
studies in EugV:<i'.; Literature.
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BUSINESS NOT,(±..
1_ijo:i1. Advertising 10c u liue each issuft
Display 'Advertising $1.00 per iiit-ih
per' month.
Notice*for Church and Society Ehter-
taimneuts, Loutures, otc,   where-
t-ta. O-TKOT IS   ID KAIHK   MDN'-
will boolifttiged'far.
AU   Adverti"-'mints ure   mu regularly
aud ohm gi i, fin until' ordered they
be du>i;6n.i,_ui.;l_
Transient   Advertisers   muotf- pay   in
advance.
Nfcticesof Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published freo of oharge.
The rage for gainlitnres of all kinds
that is such a conspicuous feature of
the fall fashions is plaiu'y distinguishable iu the handsome fur novelties.
They furnish au elaboration which, if
ofteu bewildering at first glauce,; is,
nevertheless, when used in proper conjunction with certain furs, of surpasf.-
iug bounty. For examplo, take tho now
but exquisite combii.i<v.iou of white
velvet'or white lace with ermine. Thoir
appropriateness is apjWr.eijt at ouce,
and the lace nud velvet contribute in a
striking mauuor to the richness of the
ermine, A large flat cellar of ermine
is portrayed on ono design, the front
terminating in two long, wedge-shaped
ends finished by. an elaboration of tails,
But thu distingufshiug feature lies iu the
full rushrngs of frost-like lace which
furnish a trimming device across the
ends.
The effect is indiscribably beautiful
and graceful, aud many developments
of this charming and original idea may
be looked for as a noticeable item of accessories for the neck.
Whito velvet ribbon of deep pile is to
.the fore agaiu, as an- ultra-fashionable
adjunct to those fur pieces which are
received for elegant wear. It is variously used as long flouting loops and
streamers from short neck-pieces, or
flat, stiff Miiiie Antoinette bows, or the
gay, frivolous -little rosettes which are
so necessary as chic finishing touches.
The vOgue for buttons is exemplified
in many charmiug models, sometimes
with loops they are a conspicuous trimming feature, of/ the smart boler6, in
miuk or squirrel.
Studded belts clasping with elaborate
buttous are also addod to the long list of
guruituros. They ere really essential tu
the blouses and boleros that are reoeiv
log so much attention as smart fur garments for full and winter wear.
Metallic stuffs from the Orient, ot
gold aud silver threads ouuuiugly
wronght, glittering, dazzling, bizarre
iu coloring aud pattern, form tho ma
terials required for the fancy vests, so
largely soen on elaborate models developed in seal, 'broadtail, w.iA> Persian
lamb.
A widespread belief is prevalent that
the possibilities of th'j fall outlook iu
furs are richer than ut any procfeding
season, for at no tune has* there been
promised such n growing demand with
so manj1 uud varied features-' to meet its
requirements
Of regal construction and style em
bodying the most deOotative effects of
the-world of fashion, they ure el-tborn
ted or simplified for evory possibli
oucasiiju.
Franklin on Marriage..
.  Ho that has uot got a wife ta' uot yet
ii complete man.
One good busbltnii is worth two- good
wives;, for th.) Hoarder things' are,, the
mure they ar,: valued.
Mury above thy raukjaud thou wilt
get a master.
.  If you v.j—t a ucat wife, choose her
ou a Saturday.
Murry your son wb«u ye* will, but
your daughter wheu you can.
Tun good or ill hup of ti good-or ill life,
lu the good or ill'fehoipfl ot'H.'-'-gotSi. or
ill wife.
The Last Survivor.
"".'.wn* the Us? word of Euglial* i
Lett iiiooiui.ig alone;
All its lo'vely companions-
Wero Wiled and ;.ono
For the i'Kcsi.loi-it'i'ukass
Had bliplittsd th'; fruit,        (
Aud had withered the brandhes --
Desti'oyodT every 'root.
Worilfi Crotfi Snxuiiand Ncrbiian '
Were killed by tlio crime,
Leaving this sele survivor-; '
LaF-t dnrliogof time.
Though thA flowcrfi "bf ahaltej'peai'e
Hud va-iiished' from view,
All alouc in itc felory
Still flourish--- " SWdoo I'"
-Now rork K«».
THI*^ADiy6TCntE':
is ojaly 11.60 a year,
60c for 6 months, "
Mr gyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. C.
The Every=dav
'gain
Hero is where you save money. Manufacturers' Samples at Wholesale
prices.
—-~~~~~-~——1 ~.—«-. ,, ,..,.... ,.^'....... .'■,.,' ,., ,,
-htldren's White Lawn and  Nansook  Pinafores,   beautifully trimmed with' lace and embroidery.
dh'ildreu's Pinafores, worth' 250 for  .16c each
' ' ". "       30o' fpr 20c "
40e " ;... SOc "
" ' '. "      50e, "     ftfic "
' ' "      60e "    40c "
90c "  m "
"   11.00 "    75c   "
A big lot of other Suaps too numerous to mention here;  call in'
J
143 Hastings street east'.
Between Wfesfcu—nster aud'Coluuibia avenues. 'phono 877.
$ Children's & Boys1^
li UNDERWEAR on satilfe&Av
t. *W«^-'%^'%%^%-«.'%'
1 (     *«^%^%-«.'V%^^%s%^,'W«/ We will sell all onr Children
jj t .... ai'd B°ys' Underwear at 23% off the regular prioe.      j
(| Tho lads need something heavier uow thai} tbe cold weather is here,
jl so why nbtgetit^'heieyoucan get it cheopes't.   -iaes 20: to 8?.
£
I Riehiardson & Ck$mikf& I
|., CLOTHl-RS 4 M^IS'S FURN!-Sr«N05,
I 40O Westminster' ave. v
%*T*S0*T***^04**0r**^ ' '
5r> Room Cottage
otf! Fifth averme/ 50-ft. lot; oue blockfro.ui carline. **■
A SNAP I
Mrs. R.- Whitney ^S3S!nsterave<
Get your work done at the
Glasgow Berber Shop
. 2 doors from Hotel
Pi—..m UnHerwoodI Proprietor'.
fiffl'TMS-'-Bath room fitted with Poncf-
1.A.1.S    BiTir   Ten    and' all   moder_
ronveuienoes.
1699
"The-Ad^ocate?'>'
E, *X X HAkDV i CO.
Comi'any,   FtNANr:Ai.,.  Prksh and
A Dvl-KTI—-RS-'   AflESTB.
«0 Flw.t St., Loudon,. K. (■'., England
Colonial Business a Specialty.
TOUR  LOCAL PAPER
$1 a yen:'; .sor for 6 mouths
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year.
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f-HiO baluuc",. buys i   88-f«.  Tuts and
a uew S-roum ottttetp;  ^'-Cloclt from
carUuo.
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medium where it circulates.  Tel. B1405 \
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in flWihferest
of Mt. Plefi's-nt"
_ SoittlrV__c6uver.
"The Advooate'' ,?ive?sll the Local NaWs of M„.  Pleasant from"
week to-iveek for 81 00 per year: six uuuifhs 50c.   An interesting''.
tftsinl Story is always kupt running; thn- sehebiona in Won'ma'*'
liealm will always be found full interest to up-to-date woineu; tlio
tniscellu»u}ous itoras are always bright, entertaining and inspiring.
New iirrivljile on Mt. Pleasant will become rnechly informled of the-
community and more quickly interested id lc%»l hAppeuinga if
tbey subs-ibe to "The Advocate."
1* THE ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-
AN HISTORIC FIGHT.
House of Lords at Last Consents to Bill
to Legalize Marriage With a  Deceased Wife's Sister.
After an opposition extended through
many years to the principle Involved,
the British House ot Lords has consented to the passage of the bill legalizing marriage with a deceased wife's
sister In the British possessions. It
ls not likely that the House of Commons will throw out the measure, and
as a result such marriages where legal
in the colonies will be valid In Great
Britain. Lord Strathcona has been the
chief advocate of the bill, and the arguments used In its favor were thos..
with which he must have been familiar
twenty years ago In the Dominion Parliament.
A Law of Henry VIII.
A history of the subject dates back
to the reign of Henry VIII., who was
peculiarly qualified as an authority on
all subjects relating <to marriage and
who forbade a man to marry the sister of his deceased wife. The law then
passed was later construed to mean
that such a marriage might be Invalidated; but In 1835 such a union was
made not only voidable, but void in
fact. This was Lord Lyndhurst's Act,
under whioh previous marriages of the
kind were declared legal, tout later ones
Illegal. At the time, the understanding
was that the prohibition should be removed at the next session of Parliament. Nevertheless expectations ln
this respect were noU realized, and
time after time the Commons or
Lords refused to Interfere.
Introduced  by  Prince of Wales.
In 1841 Lord T.horncliffe endeavored
to have the Lords repeal the act, and
the next year the Commons defeated a
. similar bill 'by a narrow margin. In
1847 a Royal Commission was appointed to examine the marriage laws, and
the result was another bill, Introduced
in the Commons in 1849 by Mr. Stuart
Wortley. Tills bill passed Its second
reading, but did not reaoh Its final
stages. Next year lt was passed. In
1851 Lord St. Germans Introduced the
bill ln the Lords, but It was again defeated. In 1855 the Commons again
assented to the bill, but the Lords remained obdurate. Since then the measure has been pressed, ln varied form,
a score of times, 'but always the Lords
has thrown Jt out. Sometimes, too,
the Commons dissented, but usually
approved. There was no change ln the
Lords, even In 1879, when King Edward,
then Prince of Wales, introduced the
'bill. On that historic occasion the vote
was 101 against to 81.
Ths Law In Canada.
Until 1882 the law In Canada was as
tho law In England previous to the Act
ot 1835, but In 1880 Mr. Desire Glrouard
(now Mr. Justice, and father of Sir
Percy Glrouard) introduced a measure
to make marriage legal with the deceased wife's sister. It was seconded by.
Mr. Cameron, of North Victoria and,
eloquently argued by them both. The
opposition to the measure was based
primarily on Scriptural grounds, It being held that Leviticus xviil, 18, and
xx, 21, forbade the marriage. The very
best authority, however, declared the
Interpretation put upon these passages
to be far fetched and unreasonable. Tho
fact that the Church of England prayer book forbade the marriage was held
to be due to an imperfect translation
from the original Hebrew. It was
shown that the Jews never construed
the verses to prohibit the marriages.
In short, the case was made conclusive
on the grounds of Scriptural interpretation.
Objections Raised/
The objections founded on social
grounds appear to have 'been more
formidable If less concrete. Nobody
was alble to arise and plainly state
them, but there were many vague and
mournful allusions to the deplorable
social conditions that would result ln
families where a man's sister-in-law
was domiciled and his wife living.
After all, the chief difficulty was found
ln the fact that the Roman Catholic
Church disapproved of the marriages,
and that the Church of England forbade them. The House hesitated to
take a step that might be construed as
an affront to either of these bodies,
Difficulty was also encountered In the
marriage laws of Nova Scotia which
existed by an Imperial Act, and which
lt was not ln the power of the Dominion Government to amend. Finally,
after great tribulation, the bill worked
its way through the House and Into the
statutes of the country in 1882. That
there has been any harm done as a result there ls no evidence to show. With
the passage of the law ln Great Britain, the principle that marriage with a
deceased's wife sister ls right will be
recognized In England as regards such
unions effected ln British possessions
which have -emoved the prohibition.
itio *Ven. Arcnaeacon Colley, whe
was nearly buried alive |n his Infancy,
stated that he had prepared plans
whereby part of his house at Stockton,
near Rugby, was to 'be turned Into a
"parish parlor," where poor people, living In one or two rooms with a large
family, could bring their dead and pay
them loving attention. The rooms would
be pleasantly furnished and filled w'th
flowers, and tha bodies could remain
there until signs of decomposition had
set in.
Cost of Coal  For Flee.s.
Britain   spends    £1,844,000   annually
ln coal for tha fleets.
UNCONGENIAL FLOWERS.
Mignonette and Rosea, For Instance,
WIU Not Mix.
The florist frowned as he took up an
order for a table decoration. "Tbat
will never do," he muttered. After
calling up the customer and suggesting a change, he told bis new clerk a
few things.
.."You must never take an order that
calls for a mixture of mignonette and
roses," he said. "A centerpiece of
those two flowers wouldn't last half
through the luncheon. They simply
wilt one another. I don't know why,
but they can't get along together.
"It ls true of many flowers. I'ansles,
for Instance, last twice as long If they
hre not combined with any other flower, and the same may be said of violets. Jonquils and daffodils, ou the
other hand, seem to get a new lease
of life if you combine considerable
green with them. Carnations will go
all to pieces if you combine thein with
roses, although tbe roses do not seem
to be affected.
"It Is more striking ln combluations
of green with flowers. If you try to
use au entirely different type of foliage from what the flower ls used to,
it won't last so long. So I never put
feathery foliage with lilies of the valley, for you know Its natural foliage
ls a thick leaf. I never use thick leaves
with carnations, for their foliage is of
the feathery type. It isn't as though
the flowers fought, but they seem to
grieve at being misunderstood."
IN THE NEXT CENTURY.
Some  of the Things  That  Are  Predicted For the Future*
"The bath of tbe next century," says
T. Baron Russell In his book "A Hundred Years Hence," "will lave the
body speedily with oxygenated water
delivered with ii force that will render
rubbing unnecessary, and beside lt will
stand the drying cupboard, lined with
some quickly moving arrangement of
soft brushes and fed with a highly desiccated air, from wblch almost ln a
moment the bather will emerge dried
and with a skin gently stimulated and
perhaps electrified to clothe himself
quickly and pass down tbe lift to his
breakfast, which he will eat to the accompaniment of a summary of the
morning's news read out for the benefit of the family or whispered Into his
ears by a talking machine."
Dishwashing will be easy ln that
day. Dirty plates and dishes, for example, "will be simply dropped one by
one Into an automatic receptacle, swill
ed clean by water delivered with force
and charged with nascent oxygen, dried
by electric heat and polished by electric force, being finally oxygen bathed
as a superfluous act of sanitary cleanliness before being sent to table again.
And all that has come off the plates will
drop through tbe scullery floor Into the
destructor beneath to be oxygenated
and made away with."
There will be many other Improvements. Trains will gather speed more
rapidly; moving platforms will do away
with the need of stopping trains at every station. People will have more accidents to avoid, snd they will be cleverer ln avoiding them. On small flying machines they will visit mountain
tops on Saturday afternoons "for (nonalcoholic) picnics." Actors will only
play once ln one part, for their performances will be reproduced by a perfected kiuetoscope and phonograph.
PREMATURE BURIAL.
Startling Figures Supplied by English
Doctor on Ticklish Subject.
Some very disconcerting figures were
supplied to the meeting of the London
Society for tho Prevention of Premature Burial at Bloomsbury town hall
by Dr. Hadwen, of Gloucester, as arguments ln favor of speedy legislation ln
burial reform. The f illowlng cases, ho
said, had been certified by medioal men:
Persons buried alive, 149.
Narrow escapes from burial alive,
219.
Dissected alive, 10.
Narrow escupes from dissection
alive, 3.
Embalmed alive, 2.
Cremated alive, 1.
He urged that there should be waiting mortuaries, as ln Munich and other German towns, where bodies could
remain under strict sanitary conditions
until the first signs of putrefaction—
the aiii'j reliable slgq of death.   - .-
A -nre For Cock Robin.
Two coins clinked together give so
good an Imitation of the robin's metallic note that this device has long been
employed in England  to  attract the
welcome "harbinger of spring."   Formerly male robins were snared by the
clinking of two copper pennies near a
dummy bird. Tbe dummy was perched
on a twig smeared with bird lime, and
cock robin, attracted by the sound and
suspecting a rival, flew at him with
blood ln his eye. This ls ln violation of
the bird laws in the United States, and
no one who lives where robins make
their borne ln confidence is likely to j
give the odd  trick so unpleasant a ,
finale.   The clinking coppers serve ft |
much  more agreeable purpose as  a r
means of rendering cock robin sociable. 	
Janln'a Rebu]_—.
Jules Janln, the celebrated French
writer and critic, was. not malicious,
but occasionally he would say a severe
thing, as lf it were wrung from him
without bis being able to hold lt back.
One day a rich but 111 natured man,
who made sad havoc of tbe French
language, called upon Janln and began
a tiradx! upon some trivial matter ln
execrable French.        i
After listening politely for some
time Janln nt last replied to his visitor
In Latin.
"What do you mean, M. Janln?" demanded the man angrily. "I don't understand you.   t can't speak Latin."
"Try, sir, try!" cried the great critic.
"You could no( speak lt worse than
you do French."	
First MoK.il Emperor.
Kublal   Khan,  the  first  mogul  emperor of China, was called the Murderer,  from  the tragedies   in   his   own
family.
The Fly'*  Mouth.
The fly's eating apparatus ls really a
sucker of very large proportions when
compared with the size of the animal.
If the mouth of a mau were of the
same proportionate size as that of tbe
fly, his head would have to be enlarged
about two feet on each side to accommodate bis Hns and teeth
Bearsar Evidence.
"See here, Jokely, I'm surprised to
find you writing such bitter, cynical
things about married life."
"Well—er—Benedict, you see, the fact
is-er"-
"Oh, don't apologize. It Isn't that.
What surprises me Is how, not being
married, you know all these things."
Bow tha Co-Cant Roma.
"For the Information of those who
are ln tbe habit of sending a dog for
their cows I wish to report a little experience which I bave had along this
line. I tested tbe milk from a cow
after she was brought to the stable by
a dog, the dog In turn being iu charge
of ft smnll boy. Sbe was considerably
excited and quite warm. Her milk
tested 2.3. The next morning It was
4.1, and a week later, when sbe was
brought in by a man and perfectly
cool, her milk tested 6.2. Now, yon
can figure out whether or not it pays
to use a dog around a dairy herd. I
should state that the pasture and feed
were exactly the same ln each i_-
itance," says an Iowa man.
Busy.
"Did you sell horses to those two
customers yesterday?" we asked of our
frleud the horse dealer.
"Yes."
"Make anything?" }
"Off of Jones—yes."
"Jones? Why, Jones was the one
tbat said he knew all about horses."
"I know. He was easy. The other
fellow didn't know a thing about them
and brought around three or four experts before he would buy."—New "fork
Life.
Beat Time to Mako Cheese.
Tbe best time to make dairy cheese
_s immediately after milking, says Professor A. L, Haecker. Tbe various
changes that take place in milk nearly
til develop ln the milk drawn ln the
ivenlng and kept over until the following morning. So If milk ls made
Into cheese Immediately after lt le
lrawn no difficulty will be experl-
tnced.       __^	
Modest Greatness.
One day a letter was received at the
postoffice In Paris bearing the follow-
Ing Inscription: "To the Greatest
French Poet." The letter carrier was
Instructed to deliver lt to Victor Hugo,
who refused to receive lt and sent lt
to Lamartlne. This genius also declined to accept the letter and passed
it on to Alfred De Musset. The latter,
equally modest, re-Bent lt to Victor
Hugo, who finally accepted it. The
letter had reached Its destination.—
Llpplncott's Magazine.
GLEANINGS.
Korea Is taking more to beer drink-
Ing than either Japan or China.
There are caught annually on the
German coast 10,000.000 pounds of
shrimps, most of whlcb are netted at
depths of thirty or forty feet
In order to put a stop to the practice
ef binding women's feet the Chinese
board of education bas Issued an order
prohibiting the sale of small shoes." I
Hungry vultures have attacked men
end women ln the valley of Couchs,
qnnton of Valals. A bull was so seriously Injured In a fight wltb them that
It had to be Killed.
Exactly a hnndred lives were lost ln
fires which occurred ln London last
year. Forty-six of the victims were
uuder eight years of age, and fourteen
were over sixty. In almost every Instance the fire was due to carelessness
and the lack of ordinary precautious.
A British trades unionist has sued
for an Injunction to prevent the labor
organization to whlcb he belongs from
levying assessments upon him under
pain of expulsion from the union to
pay the salary voted a labor member
of parliament who belongs to a party
hostile to tbat of the IuIuucUab «•■*••
•■
No Chance to Forget.
Benham—I don't like your actions;
you should remember that you are my
wife. Mrs. Benham—I am not likely to
forget It when everybody tells me how
they pity me.
Tender  Kowll,
If the skin of fowls peel easily lt 1*
a sign of youth. If the spurs of chickens are over a Quarter of an Inch long
tt Indicates old aee.
THE FIRST  BALLOON.
Result   of   the   Experiments   of   tha
Monttfolfler Brothers.
Proceeding ou tlie principle that heated air expands ami so becomes lighter,
bulk for bulk, than air at the ordinary
temperature, the brothers Stephen and
Joseph Montgollior tilled a paper bag
wltb heated air, which rose to the ceiling of the room. This preliminary success was rapidly followed up, and they
gradually Increased the size of the balloons experimented with until they
were so satisfied with their progress
that In 1783 they gave a public exhibition, sending up a linen b.lloon 105 feet
In circumference, which was inflated
over a fire supplied with small bundles
of chopped straw. The balloon succeeded beyond their utmost expectation, and
after rising to a height of over 6,000
feet it descended ten miuutes after in
a field a mile and a half away. The
next balloon carried a car. In which
were a sheep, a cock and a duck.
The success of this furtber experiment Induced M. Pllatre de Rozler and
the Marquis d'Arlaudes to risk tbelr
lives by making the if -st ascent In the
new and wonderful uachlne. Their
balloon, which was lorty-flve feet ln
diameter and seventy-five feet high and
was Inflated with hot air, passed over
Paris to the great astonishment of the
people, attaining an altitude of half a
mile. Ballast was then for the flrst
time employed in regulating tbe ascending power of the balloon. The first
venture was followed by others, and
De Rozler, the first to ascend, was also
the flrst to meet his death In this manner, having been killed, with a companion, by the burning ef his balloon
near Boulogne.   .
BACKBONE.
Th* Self Reliant Han la th* One Who
la In Demand.
Haven't you depended upon clothes,
upon appearances, upon Introductions,
upou recommendations about long
enough? Haven't you leaned about
long enough on other things? Isn't lt
about time for you to call a halt, to
tear off all masks, to discard everything yen have been leaning on outside
of yourself, and depend upon your own
worth?
Haven't you been ln doubt about
yourself long enough? Haven't you
had enough unfortunate experiences
depending upon superficial, artificial,
outside things to drive you home to the
real power ln yourself? Aren't you
tired of leaning and borrowing and
depending upon this thing and that
thing which have failed you?
The man who learns to seek power
within himself, who loams to rely
upon himself, is never disappointed,
but he always will be disappointed
when he depends updn any outside
help. There ls one person In the world
that will never fall you lf you depend
upon him and are honest with him,
and tbat Is yourself. It Is the self reliant man that ls In demand everywhere.—O. S. Harden In Success Maga-
Eine
Relieved.
"You seem to be ln a particularly
happy frame of mind this morning,
Mr. Wadsworth."
"I am. For several months past I
have had a suspicion that my private
secretary and my stenographer were
In love with each other."
"And have you found that you were
mistaken?"'
"Yes. He came to me last night and
asked for my daughter."—Judge.
Philosophers and TralBe.
Many a philosopher in the course of
bis star gazing has fallen Into a ditch—
and worse. The fate of Professor
Curie, the discoverer of radium, who,
Intent upon Its possibilities, fell under
the wheel of a wagon and was crushed
to death, might be paralleled by several
instances of the kind from lives of philosophers, notably that of Archimedes
of Syracuse, who was so concentrated
on a mathematical problem when Its
Roman besiegers at last burst Into that
city that he fell under their swords ln
spite of his Impatient, "Noll turbare
circulos meos!" Stepniak, too, the Russian refugee, was so engrossed wltb
the study of nihilist questions in the
course of a walk ln a London suburb
that he was run over and killed by a
train   at  a   level   crossing. — London
Chronicle.
^ .   ...—.—•-.- — ~fc—
Spanish Etiquette.
Ladies seldom rise ln Spain to receive a male visitor, and they rarely
accompany him to the door. For a
Spaniard to give a lady, even his wife,
his arm when out walking Is looked
upon as a decided violation of propriety.
Bouse Bouts In China.
Travel ln the Interior of China by
means of house boats costs about $5 a
day.    It  ls  popular  with   European
tourists.
A Wasp'a Rest.
One kind of wasp found In Brazil
and Guiana makes Its nest of a brilliant white pasteboard, suspending lt
from the highest branches of the trees
so as to escape the attention of the
monkeys, which ln those regions have
a troublesome habit of Investigating
everything, even a horne^'A ie»l,
is better than other soaps,
but is best when used in
the Sunlight way.
Sunlight Soap contains
no injurious chemicals.
Sun'ight Soap is pure
soap, scientifically made.
Every step in its manu-
facture is watched by an
expert chemist.
Sunlight Soap saves
labor, and the wear of
rubbing which common
soaps require in washing
fabrics.
Your money refunded by
tha dealer from whom you buy
Sunlight Soap if you And any cauts
for complaint
Lever Broths- Limited. Toronto
Heard at School.
Teacher—Johnny, what is a hypocrite?
Johnny—A boy what comes to
school wlv a smile on his face.—London Tribune. .
Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals
it as a worm medicine; the name la
Mother Graves' Worm' Exterminator.
The greatest worm destroyer of the
age.
Dreyfus was decorated on the exact
spot where his sword was broken.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures  Colds, etc.
Two airships of the Lebaudy type
are to be stationed by the French
authorities on the German frontier.
They are a Powerful Nervine.—Dyspepsia causes derangement of the
nervous system, and nervous debility
once engendered is difficult to deal
with. There are many testimonials
as to the efficacy of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills In treating this disorder,
showing that they never fall to produce good resui.s. By giving proper
tone to the digestive organs, they restore equilibrium to the nerve centres.
An hour after he was married, at
Bessemer, N. C, W. M. Brown was
called out and shot dead by John M.
Klncaid, whose sister he betrayed.
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■ —yes. TMCt'S why'they are so happy. *t is very old-fashioned to be in
love at all; it is hopelessly old-
fashioned to be in love with your
husband or. your wife; and, if you are
so unfortunate as to be so, it is, so
I am told, criminally old-fashioned
to own up to it. I, myself, prefer
the old fashion to the new; but, then,
I'm eccentric—so I 'hear. Nina!
Come off that grass; it's damp.
Vane, bring her in at once."
THE ENT).
HOT AND COLD WATER.
(Continued.)
"i—I'll iea"V8' r.ngtaita,-- sttia' ant-
combe. "Has gone already, no
doubt."
"And will drink himself to death
or get killed in a drunken row in the
slums of Paris or Vienna," Letchford had suggested.
"He must be found," Vane had
said, quietly. "He must be found
and—provided  for."
"We'll put Tressider onto him,"
was Sutcombe's idea. "He will know
better how to track him down than
you  can."
Vane tried to get his unhappy cousin out of his mind, and, as the
supper progressed, hud nearly, in
some measure, succeeded, when Sutcombe's man came to his master's
side and said something in a low
voice. With a murmur of apology
Sutcombe rose and left the room,
and presently he returned and quietly beckoned to Vane. Vane went out
to him, and Sutcombe shut the door
und drew bitn towards the library
"I'm afraid something's amiss,
Lesborough," he said. "Poor old
Chandos Orme is in there. He tells a
rambling, incoherent story. He
wants to see you, and, hearing you
were here, has come on after you."
They entered the library. Sir Chandos was seated at tbe table, a glass
that had contained brandy, which
Sutcombe had given him, already
empty. He rose and held out a shaking hand to Vane.
"How d'ye do, Vane?" he stammered, uncertainly. "Thought I
should find you here. I say, yon—you
—know—" Ho; paused to shuttle his
false teeth into place. "What's the
meanin' of all this? I—I don't understand  it,  don't you know!"
"All what, Sir Chandos?" said
Vane, gravely. "Is anything the
mutter?"
"Anything the matter? Dash it all,
you ought to be able to answer
that question! Sutcombe, for God's
sake, give me another drink! I'm—
I'm so upset and shaky that I can
scarcely know what I'm sayin' or
doin'l Thanks! a little more. I—I like
it strong. No—no water. Water's no
good;  it's the brandy I want!"
They watched him as he drank tho
neat spirit—he reminded Vane of Julian!—spilling some of it on his
quivering chin and down his shirt-
front; then he turned to Vane and,
in a somewhat firmer voice, repeated
his question:
"What's it mean?" ho demanded.
"Must say it's a deuced queer kind
of business; not at all the kind ol
conduct belittin' a gentleman, to say
nothing ot—personal friend, and a
fellow   one  has   trusted—"
"Tell me at once what you mean,
Sir Chandos,"  said Vane.
"I'm talking about Judith; you
know that well enough," retorted
Sir   Chandos.
"About Judith?" Vane's heart began to sink with a dark presentiment. "What about her?"
"Where is she? What have you done
with her?" asked tho old man, in a
peevish tone.
"I!" Vane started. "I can't tell.
I've not seen Judith since—for many
months."
"Oh, that's all tommy-rot, you
know!" snapped Sir Chandos, with
Impatient irritability. "That dog
won't titfht.  You  sent for her—"
"I!" said Vane. 'No, no; you're
mistaken!"
"No, I'm not!" snarled the old
man, fiercely. "It's no good your
standing there lying about it. I've—
I've got the proof in my possession.
You sent for her; you know where
sho is! And I shay itsh not the
straight thing between gentlemen,
between you and me, who ought to
be  father-in-law—son-in-law—"
Hu looked helplessly round and
began to feel for the empty glass.
Vane  caught  his  arm. .
"For God's sake, try to explain
what you mean!" he said, earnestly.
"You say that Judith is—missing.
When—where—how did she go?"
';Oh, drop it, Lesborough! You've
got the gel, right enough. If you
mean well by her, if you want to
marry hor, why not say so—why not
do the whole thing in an open and
proper manner? Is there any more
binuily in that decanter, Sutcombe?"
Vane still held him by the arm.
"Presently, presentlyl" be said,
anxiously. "sir Chandos, on my
honor, t do not know where your
daughter  is—"
Sir Chandos drew himself up with
the shadow of his old dignity.
"That's a lie!" he said. "And this
proves it!"
As he spoke he fumbled in the pocket of his dress-coat and drew out a
telegram and extended it with a
shaking hand; Vane seized the telegram and read it—aloud.
"I am alive and well," it ran.
"Forget and forgive the past! I
want you Come to me at 24 Pon-
son Street, Chelsea, this afternoon,
five o'clock. Vane."
He stared at the words in silence,
and uncomprehe'ndingly, for a moment; then he uttered a cry and drew
Sutcombe out of the room, closing
tho door after  ..hnm.
—my liodT" he said, ln a whisper.
'•I did not send this! Don't you see
who did! He asked for a telegram
form, wrote this message, and must
have sent it frem the station. We
must go at once—at once! Send
Letchford in to keep the poor old
man quiet till we return! Come!
There's not a moment to lose! Five
o'clock! Hours ago! Time for—for
anything to happen!  The worst!"
In five minutes, or less, they were
ln a cab and on their way They
reached the house—Vane recognized
lt at a glance—and found it apparently empty. The heavy door at
which they knocked remained closed
to them.
Vane hailed a policeman. "There
Is nothing else for it!" he said. In a
few words he explained his fears, and
the policeman, climbed to the lower
window, forced an entrance. He opened the door to Vane and Sutcombe,
and, by the light of his lantern, they
rushed up the stairs. As they did so
a strong odor of chemicals met
them.
Vane groaned.   He knew that odor!
"There's a fire Bouiewhere, sir!"
said the policeman. "Curious kind
of a smell; quite suffocating! Seems
tn come from this room. Door's
locked!"'
I "Force it, force it I" cried Vane,
hoarsely.
They set their backs to It, and
presently the lock gave and they almost fell in. The lantern was raised
and its light flashed round the
sombre room, in which Vane had
eaten his first meal with Julian
Shore. The room • was so full of the
pungent smoke, the horrible mist,
that for a time they could not discern anything; then, as some of the
fumes escaped by the open door, they
saw two figures. One was that of ft
woman, lying back in one of the antique chairs. The form was motionless, tho face white, the eyes wide
open and staring. At her feet was
stretched nut the figure of a man, hie
face white as hers, his eyes staring
upward at the face of the woman
whom he had loved  and—slain!
They bent over these two awful objects In silent horror, thon the policeman shook his head.
"Lady's dead, gentlemen," he
whispered.
The man lying at her feet was
dead also, his fingers closed in a
steel-like grip on her skirt.
Vane staggered to the door of tho
laboratory. A small flamo was still
flickering in ths spirit furnace, and
tho deadly fumes were still issuing
feebly from the last dregs of the infernal compound in the iron crucible.
Sick and faint, half choking—as he
had choked in tho Wizard's Room!—
Vane knocked tho pot from its placo
and, staggering to the window, broke
some panes of glass. Then he sprang
back to the two motionless figures in
the vain hope that tho policeman
might be deceived.
"No uso, sir," he said, with a
shake of the head. "They're both
dead—dead as they can be. Awful
kind o' death, too! An accident, I
suppose, in the other room."
"Yes, yes!" Vane got out, hoarsely, "a—1 know the man—the lady.
It is an accident while experimenting
with chemicals—you can see tbem
there."
The policeman nodded, and, going
to the window, blew his whistle.
"I must have some help, gentlemen.
You'll stay here, please, till my mate
comes, and we can send to Scotland
Yard."
Silver Bathtuha.
At the czar's palace of Tsarskoe-Selo
the nurseries provided for tbe care of
children consist of eleven rooms. One
feature Is described by Miss Egar, the
children's governess, as follows: "In
the bathroom ls a stationary bath of
solid silver, used for the bigger children. There is a small silver bath for
the use of whatever baby reigns. Each
cbild's name ls engraved upon lt, so it
forms a historical record. It was apparently bought for Nicholas I. and
bears his name and those of his fam
Ily. We also find the names of Alexander II. and of Marie, afterward
Duchess of Edinburgh. Tbe last name
added was that of Alexis, the little
baby who was born ln August, 1904."
The friends of Lady Lesborough—
and how numerous they are!—are
never tired of dilating upon the
romance nf her life. And yet none of
them, excepting the Letchfords and
the Sutcombcs, those friends of
friends, whose lips ara closed, know
the whole of the story of her life.
Few, for instance, are aware that
Lord and Lady Lesborough, beforo
they came to live at tho Court, were
re-married quietly in the quietest of
country churches; few know the real
story of Julian Shore's crime, and
the tragedy at the gloomy house in
Chelsea, And, though they know
that the Lesboroughs and Sutcombes
draw vast wealth from the Great
Fairy Isle Gold Company, they do
not know the real reason why the
earl and countess nearly every
years spend some weeks in
the island from whence the
gold comes, or that those weeks
are perhaps the happiest of their
happy lives.
It was Lady Fanworthy who summed up the case ot Vane and Nina so
neatly.
"You see," she said to Vivienne
ono evening, when they wero seated
on tho terrace at Lesborough, and
both the ladies' eyes wero half absently watching the earl and countess as they strolled to and fro
across the lawn, talking together,
liko sweethearts, "you see, they are
so old-fashioned."
"Old-fashioned?" echoed Vivicnne,
Wftkinglcom bur rcvcu'j«-
The Drama in Iceland.
In its march to the pole the drama
has reached Iceland. It is a recent
graft upon the Intellectual life of the
Island, according to the London Globe.
The first theater was founded so recently as 1897, and there is only one in
tbe lsland-at Reikjartk-but It has
taken firm root The dramatic season
opens in October and closes at tbe end
of April, when the good folk go fishing,
and the theater Is open about three
evenings ft week. Bjornson and Ibsen
are mostly drawn upon, but during the
last season one or two native poet*
have recited their own compositions,
which promise well. The municipality
and the diet each subsidize the theater to the extent of SOO crowns.
BOY'8 GREAT JOURNEY.
Travels 10,000 Miles Without a Ticket
to See Canada.
Stanley Condor, a 12-year-old boy, of
Beacombe, was taken before the stipendiary magistrate at Liverpool on the
21st May of this year, charged with
traveling across the Atlantic without a
ticket. His entire journey as a stowaway and train-jumper covered quite
10,000 miles.
This ls the climax of a remarkable
series of free Journeys accomplished by
the lad during the last twelve mont'hs.
His flrst ride of this kind was under
the guard's van of an express '.rain
running to Derby. On eleven other
occasions he has run away from home
and traveled free to Preston, Manchester and Bradford. He ls said to 'hie a
bright scholsr, and Is a quiet, unimpressive looking lad.
Two months ago his parents were
quietly conferring with the authorities
about him. He was not vicious, but
something had to be done to correct Ws
roaming habit. It was decided to apprentice him to a Canadian farmer.
Stanley, unaware of this plan, decided
to see Canada for himself.
Ha stowed himself on a Dominion
liner, where he was found when the
vessel was two days at sea, tout, on arrival at Halifax, he gave the authorities
the slip, and by a series of train-jumping exploits went as far west as Winnipeg, some 1,800 miles Inland.
There he turned about and started
homeward, aiming first for New York.
Before leaving Winnipeg ihe earned two
dollars, with which he bought food.
He caught many rides on trains, but
had to walk 150 miles of the distance.
When he arrived at New York the
boy was worn out, and his clothes
were torn and ragged. A policeman who
found him roaming at night, took nim
to the sta.lon, where he was provided
with spare clothes and food.
The next day, when he was supposed
to be sleeping, the young adventurer
escaped from the room In which he had
been detained, and made his way to
the**quay. During the night he stole ou
board a White Star liner, and conceal,
ed himself until the vessel was out at
sea, when he walked Into the forecastle
to  the amazement of tha crew.
He was taken from the vessel to tha
Liverpool police station. The magistrate
remanded him to I'he workhouse for
seven days, and In the meantime the
momentous question, what is to toe done
with him, will be considered. In tha
prisoners' box he looked worn, and said
lf they would let him off he would try
not to go traveling any more.
His parents wera ln tears, and the
greeting between them and their wayward child .was pathe.vlc.
■franc Fertile Eaj**.
These depend a great deal on the
■mount of animal food the stock birds
obtain. Jnst now there Is nothing better than fresh cut bone In this line.
Eight pounds of It will feed thirty-six
fowls for a week and is all the animal
food they need, so that a quarter of a
dollar spent In this way will repay
Itself time and again In tbe extra eggs
produced. Not only this, but such eggs
will be the best possible for batching
purposes.
The Care nf Poultry.
Coddling is ss pernicious In the poultry yard as ln the family. A coddled
bird ls us prone to disease as a neglected one, perhaps even more so, because
the latter may develop a certain degree of self reliance which tbe former
does not Common sense and coddling
ftre sworn enemloa.
Hinr to Use These Remedlea to tha
j Beat Advantage.
, Hot or cold water is excellent as an
application for inflammation, congestions or abrasions, but how many peo-
1 pie know which to apply in particular
cases while awaiting the arrival of
medical relief? Not many, and the mistakes made ln some instances are ludicrous.
j Take the barber, for example, wbo
bas cut his patron's face. He generally
washes the face with a towel soaked
ln warm water, often pressing it right
into the Injury, and then wonders why
the blood flows from th'e cut so freely.
In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred
If he had used cold water, and the
colder the better, the blood would
have ceased to flow from the Injury altogether, as the cold would have a tendency to contract the openings In the
torn blood vessels. In all cases of sucb
cuts or abrasions very cold water will
at least reduce the amount of bleeding
lf lt doesn't stop it altogether, and yet,
singularly enough, boiling water will
bave the same effect
I Water below the boiling point In-
creas'—. the flow, but above that degree decreases It In surface Inflammations or congestions cold water ought
to be used, while if the condition is situated below the surface hot water is
necessary as an application because il
draws tiie blood toward the surface
■nd thus stimulates the circulation
through the part where it is most
needed.
In   cases  of  abscesses  or  pimples
i with pus forming ln them, but which
have not yet come to a bead, tbe secretion of pus can be rapidly Increased
and the duration of the annoyance
thereby decreased by applying hot water to them at frequent Intervals.
Where the eye is Inflamed or smarts,
after a period of eye strain, such as
night work often induces, hot applications are the things for relief, but
tbe water used should be gradually
allowed to cool off toward the end.
Tired eyes will invariably be rejuvenated by adopting this method of treatment and many headaches resulting
from such a condition may thereby be
prevented or cured.
Mistress and Maid.
They had come to the parting of the
ways, and at last Mrs. Tartly felt she
could with safety Indulge In a few
trenchant and apposite remarks.
. "And now you i re going, Jane," she
eald, "allow me tn say that I trust you
will leave me In orthodox style—I mean
ln a proper conveyance. You remember
when your mother helped you in with
your box, which was brought on a
wheelbarrow. I wouldn't mention lt, but
I am afraid some of our friends mtght
see you."
"Yes," said Jane serenely, 'Ithat win
be all right. My new master and mistress are coming for me In a motor car.
I just caught sight of them waiting a
little down the street."
"But," asked Mrs. Tartly, "why didn't
they drive .to the front gate?"
"Well, mum," said Jane, blandly, "1
expect they didn't want people to think
they were visiting here."—London Tlt-
Blts.
PENGUINS FEEDING.
KEEP THE LIVER CLEAN.
Don't Overwork It and Give It a Heat
Once In  Awhile.
A man of common sense and a doctor at that said: "The liver is misunderstood and underestimated In its
functions. If it can be kept clean and
active there ls no reason why we
should ever be 111 a day, and we should
live to be 150 or 200 years old. It is not
necessary to rip this organ all to pieces
with ten grains of calomel to get It
stirred up. Tbe best thing to do ls to
shut off your food supply for two or
three days, drop your whisky and
claret your tea and coffee, and give
your liver a chance to rest. Tbls should
be done once a month."
It is well known, of course, that In
olden times the liver was supposed to
be the seat of the affections. Friends
wben they met in the morning did not
salute each other with "How's your
health?" but with "How's your liver?"
Men take horseback exercise principally for their livers. A good shaking up
every morning drives away tbe elrrho-
ticblllary encroachment. It ls an error
to assume that whisky alone produces
cirrhosis. Overfeeding Is more often
the cause. If the digestive organs
would organize a union and work only
eight hours a day all of us would be
healthy and long lived. The trouble I*
we require the liver, stomach, bowels,
beatt, brain, muscles, nerves, kidneys,
spleen, etc., to work all the time end
overtime. Wrong. Give tktm A rest
Meeting of Extremes.
The Irlshiran evidently had been
drinking a little. He climbed into ons
of the two bootblack chairs ln front
of the corner Ibulldlng, and, after settling himself comfortably, glanced at
his next chair neighbor. Then he laughed. Hia neighbor, who was a fat, pompous negro, about fifty years old, dressed
ln clerical trapb, frowned.
"Well, Smoky," said the Irishman. Ignoring the negro's look of disapproval,
"this surely Is a queer countree. Here
I am, and there you are. It's not so
long since I was a bog trotter, and 1
■vppose you wera a slave. And here we
have two dago, descendants of Julliu
Caesar shining our tiroga—s."
The Chance That Takes Plnee When
Ther Knter the  Wnter.
The appearance of the keeper of the
penguins at the zoo, with bis pall of
live gudgeon, Is the signal for sudden
and Intense excitement ln tbe cages.
The penguins wave their little flippers
and waddle to the door, whence they
peer eagerly down the wooden steps
leading to the pool. The cormorant
croaks and sways from side to side,
and the darters poise their snaky heads
and spread their batlike wings. At the
water's edge the penguins do not
launch themselves upon the surface
like other water fowl, but Instantly
plunge beneath.
Once below water an astounding
change takes place. Tbe slow, ungainly bird ls transferred Into a swift and
brilliant creature, beaded with globules
of quicksilver, where tbe air clings to
the close feathers, and flying through
the clear and waveless depths wltb arrowy speed and powers of turning far
greater than In auy known form of
aerial flight. The rapid and steady
strokes of the wings are exactly similar to those of the air birds, while Its
feet float straight out level with tbe
body, unused for propulsion or even as
rudders and as little needed in Its progress as those of a wild duck when on
the wing.
The twists and turns necessary to
follow the active little fish are made
wholly by the strokes of one wing and
the cessation of movement In the other,
and the fish are chased, caught and
swallowed without the slightest relaxation of speed In a submarine flight
which Is quite as rapid as tbat of most
birds which take their prey in midair.
In less than two minutes some thirty
gudgeon are caught and swallowed below water, the only appearance of the
birds on the surface being made by one
or two bounds from the depths, when
the head and shoulders leap above the
surface for a second and then disappear.
Any attempt to remain on the surface leads to ludicrous splashing and
confusion, for the submarine bird cannot float It can only fly below the
surface. Immediately the meal Is finished both peuguins scramble out of
the water and shuttle with round backs
and drooping wings back to their cage
to dry and digest—London Spectator.
YOUTHFUL WARRIORS,
Plzarro completed the conquest of
Peru at thirty-live and died at forty.
Cortez effected the conquest of Mexico and completed his military career
before the age of thirty-six.
The great Conde defeated the Spaniards at Rocroi at twenty-two and won
all his military fame before the age ot
twenty-five.
Peter the Great of Russia was proclaimed czar at ten years of age, organized a large army at twenty, won
the victory at Embach at thirty, founded St. Petersburg at thirty-one and died
at the age of fifty-five.
Napoleon wns a major at twenty-
four, general of brigade at twenty-five
and commander in chief of the army
of Italy at twenty-six. He achieved
all his victories and was finally overthrown before the age of forty-one.
Frederick the Great ascended the
throne at twenty-eight, terminated the
flrst Slleslan war at thirty and the second at thirty-three. Ten years later,
with a population of but 5,000,000, he
triumphed over a league of more than
100,000,000 people.
British Army Red Tape.
A letter of instruction said to have
been sent to a British army officer, wbo
reported that Private Blank had lost
his greatcoat, runs as follows: "The
calculation of the value of a lost greatcoat should be made by deducting the
value wben worn out from the value
when new, as given In article 75, 1865,
clothing warrant, dividing the remainder by tbe number of months the
garment should wear, multiplying tbe
quoltant by the number of months tbe
garment bas actually been worn and
subtracting the - sum thus obtained
from the total value of the new greatcoat.   The balance Is the amount that
should be charged."
-
■eratchln*- Poles For Cowa.
One of the' western experiment stations makes a feature of scratching
poles in the barnyard for cows. One
end of a long pole can be set ln tbe
ground and tbe other fastened to an
rnrlght post The pole will thus form
ah Incline with the surface of the
ground and will present various
heights, so that any sized cow can get
under and scratch herself. Stock patronize these scratching poles quite extensively. The dairy cow seems to
appreciate any attempt that is made to
make ber comfortable.
Mohammed.
Mohammed was abstemious. A handful of dates and a mouthful of water
was all the food be required for a day
ef hard riding.
There Are No Certain Ones,
"The only objection I have to this
story," said the cynical bachelor, "li
the frequent use of the phrase 'a certain girl.' The phrase ls grossly Inaccurate, as everybody well knows that
all girls are exceedingly uncertain." . &
\
THB ADVOCATE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
»*:
ejatmx.
fry. McOuaig Auction and Commis-
,ii» Ci.. Lti-.nexttoCarneige Library,
l Hastings street,.buy Fui'niture for Cash,
Conduct -uction Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of ivory description,
satisfaction guai'auteed.   Phone .1070.
,Capt. and Mrs. Saoret returned Sutur
,day  lastf.om  a    ten    d-iy's  trip   to
iyic(pria.
___—— ;o: —
-ftev,, G. A. Wilson, pastor of Mt.
Pleasant Presbyterian Ohurch is away
on his holidays.
Mrs. Butchart aud family have moved
v. frpip ,§puth Vancouver, to their old
• ',hpHj.e,p_ Eleventh avonuo and Manitol a
The Eureka Olub ht^d their first
dance of the season in the Oddfellows'
Hall on Thursday evening, the attendance was large.
For your Soft Drinks, Candies,
Cigars and Tobacco go to the Mt,
Pleasaut Coufectiouary Store, (Chas.
Homewoofl, proprietor).
Mr. auditors. Loe Sr., haye rented the
'"house of Mr. 'fiio'—'isou Sir;, oorner of
Twelfth and Ontario. Mr. and Miss
Olive Morrissou will oocupy their hew
residence next door.
•Mr. and Mrs. F. 5. Fessant of
.Qn'appulle, Saska., left for Viotoriu
on Thursday, after a week's visit with
Mr. and Mrs. y. JP. McMorrau, Ninth
avenue, east. .     •
. -Mr. and Mrs. F. Shore, formerly of
Ninth avenue, cslebrated the tenth
anniversary of their wedding at their
home Symthe street, on Thursday last
- J^t.jP.easaut L. 0. y. No 1843, met
•Thur^jpy evening, Worshipful Master'
iH W. Howes presiding. Caudidntes'
were advanced through the Bluo and
Royal Arch degrefs. The attendance
w»,p large and the meeting most inter-
.(.'Sting throughout.
rx.:-_ v-t*u *;■■.'■:■..'"■
At the bedside Doctor, Nurse and
-Patient feel relieved if they know the
mod^cino is THK best—that is from tho
•Mcjljlpwell, Atkins, Watson & Co.'s',
j^t. %fcisimt Brano^t.
.-  ....:'0=-'.._-■.:,-:.■
BeJBf   yqi-f   /ob Work    to   "Tl^e
^vpcate" Offices.
.-■/ ")-*>-.-.—-
, Come in and Bee our list of good buys,
,on good tornis ,;yjd good t.i,tles:!—2444
]yestmin.-ji*!r avenue.
S.SI,I-_I1       —   j I, ii.  ,  i''   I  ' ■ "•■! ' j'.-'     .
FURNITURE
When in need see our stock. We can save
you.money in all lines—Dressers and Stands,
Springs and Mattresses, Iron Beds, Etc.
FANCY GROCERIES at very close prices-r-
•'! pkgs. Currants 25o 8 pkgs. Raisins... .35c 3 bb'ttles Extract 3lio
3 pkgs. White Star Baking Powder, 25o £fi cakes Brown Windsor Soap, 26c
5T   WJ'aft €*nOx Westminster avenue &
.1,   VV allCtVC Harris street. Telephone 1266
00*r4r*4r*000t*0r00*
NEW FALL
Styles   .
Patronize   .Mt.    Pleasant
Dry Goods Store	
Full line of Staple and
Fancy    Dry     Goods-
W, W. Merklev
Roy At B_!"-,of Canada Building
Coruer Seventy and Westminster
Avenues, Mt. Pleasaut.
OUR
RAINCOATS
OTeiM-ing fast, but our Mock
is'Wge aud must all bo sold.
See thom—they are all right;
guaranteed to ba rainproof; and
the price, $5 up to$35.
Our tailoring .depot .incut is
always to the (fqi-e with ..cod
material. Good, ifit, and ihe
best of skilled tailors only employed.
ricPhersoh & Sbn
Mer_hant Tailors and
Furnishers.
S3 Hastings  street, west.
FOR SATURDAY
Selling
£***m**Atom04ema*A^^
CrRAPES per basket 40c.
GOOD ARtiLES per box $1 00
We^iave added a fine line of Crockery.
Phillips & Locklin
(Successors to Fostor &Phillips)
244-246 Nittfh ave„ eost.
-'Phorifc-tor*.
4f4r*1j0mafm*f*J^M^s^^ .
r
>&*»****»»&***'**ys*b01*^
Telephone 30 31  [Buchanan & Edwards
E N A M E L E O W A R t
This is ^he Best made ware—blue ^n .oolQijTtrOud auy pitjoe ycm may
want, rar'gijug in sizo from the smallest dipper or panto 'the largest
wash bi&iii br doublo boiler. Come in/feu- see just our Kjna_.elware.
Stocfc Piatterrt Sinner 5c1$
best in the city-^-10 difierent U-jes of which yoa .Cfu. ,1jwjr any
part. Let us show you our latest arrivals.They aM Beauties.
Buchanan & Edwards
60£ 664 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
I
*00000*H**0r******rf0*-A)***r****^
Olios. Rannie, teachei; ,of Violiu and
Cornet. Special attention given to youpg
pupils'.,Feu; terms, otc, apply at-Studio,
87 Eleventh avenue.
I like to rej$ advertisement's. They
are in .themselves literature; and I
can gauge tlui .prosper^,of the country, by their very appesjfance."—'William E. Gladstone.
[J_3p Subscribers 4ii\6 fail to
,get*'Tlie Advocate" on Sa$|r
day morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405
Telephone 61)7
Established 1894.
EXHIBITION SMM
Naw C*n AT THE East ENP
l>OW  Ulf PALACE STORE
-We ldvite all strangers and pj-ftQTS to see our stock vrbtf* they are
visiting tbe yonng London of tho West (Vaucouver). Our stock is
9U inspection and every one is welcgiie to see it, yah dou't need to
buy, but if there is anything you need you will buy as we b^ye the
goods at the right prices.
These ore a fow quotations, Otme aud see tu4 .rest.
Ladies'
Regular prices
from $7.50 to $20,  far
$2.50
LADY'S BLOUSES—Pricon ure SOc,
70c. $1, Jl 60, Sl 715, fJS, $2.50 up to
♦"JiO.   See our leader at *s7.50.
READY-TO-WEAR HATS—
J1.2S,    Il Mi,   $1.71).   *>:.',   )11 nt so.'.
Large assortment to pick from.
LOCAL ITEMS,
■Dr. ■_. G^endon Moody, of  the  New
York    Dentists,1    returned    Tt,e?day
from a short trip tc> Victoria,
w ^-:'o:-	
Found : a velvet purse. .Owjier can have
by paying for this adVertizement and
proving property.   ,
Mr. Frank Gow arrived home on
Wednesday from a four, iuontl_.i trip to
Toronto, New York, Pli^adelphia aud
other Eastern Cities.
Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin aud family
who have beeii residing on Tenth avenue, left ou Friday for Rod Deer,
Alberta, where they will nmke their
home.
OBITUARY.
The deot)^ occurred Mouday morning
of John Wright, aged 09, after a lingering illness. Deceased had lived iu Van
couver for the past four years, aud was
a member of Chosen £riec.d(. Lodge
No. 3lla, and of tj?e Orange prder
Association which ha joined 85 yoars
ago iu Stroud, Out. He leaves a wife,
one daughter Mrs. J. E. Borry, and
two sous Messrs. F. W. ai"i M. M
Wnght, aU of 'Vancouver. Ti 'uncial
took place oh Thursday at 2 p. in., from
ti'.e family residence 45 SeveUth avenue,
west, the Bev. Dr. Wright officiating.
TheOhoseii Frieuds attend- the fuueral
in a body. Mr. Wright's is the flrst death
to be recorded iu Council 211 a aincp it
wasdrgaui—id, six years ago. H. \t/.
Howes, Chief (_!ouucill0r, conducted
the ritual service of the Order at the
graveside.
2=
Ji Se McLeod, MacBeth & Co.
tHE STORE THAT IS ALWAYS BUSY,
THE PALACE STQjdjE OF THE EASt ENR,
kItsiLano
34 aveutie*-$9-0.
JfEg  ft. Whitney, 3444 West.n.jpiter
Ise
Royai Crown
SOAP
the Best in the World. Drop
ns a post oiu'-l asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to bo
had free for Eoyal Ckown
Soap Wrappers.
ftOYAL CROWN SOAP COi
VANCOliV-R, B.C.
For a Game pf
*°oolor Billiards
Orop In at
O. McCUTCHEON'S BARBER SHOt1
Mt. Pleasant.
FXRST-C-ASS
•Boot antl SlApomaklna
and Repairing dono a,t
s' Boot i& Shoe Store
2454 Westminster avonue.
*********eS00*0***47*f0***btyi»)
lead's oil Other's.
It-delicious.  Once tried always ustjd.
HEALER
AJl Curable Diseases successfully treated.   Women and Children's Diseases a
S_ioqia|lty.; Consultation free.
Mrs. James Bone,
•    , .     3885 Quebec 'streot.
Character.
And theso few precepts in tby memory
Look thon Character. Give tby t^nghte
no tonguo,
Nqr any nnproportidu'd thought Wt act.
life |i^on famiiiar.but bjr no means vjdgar.
TliBjriends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy sonl with hoops
of steel;
But do uot dull thy pajm with entertainment
Of each new-hatch'd, jUnfledg'd ck^m-
rado. Beware
Of entrance to a quarrel; but, beinir i|h,
Bear't, that th' opposed may bewajre
of thee.
Give every man thine ear, but few
thy voice;
Take each man's censure, but reserve
thy judgment.
Costly thy hnbit as thy piir«e can buj-',
But not expraw'd in jt ney; rich,
not gaudy;
Fuji- ooparol oft proclaims the man;
Aiid they In France, of the best rank
and station, j
Are most select and generous, chief
in tbat.
Neither a borrower, nor a lender bo;
For loan oft loses both itsolf nnd frieud,
And borrowing dulls the edge of
husbandry.
ThiB above all,—to thine OWUselfbe true;
Aud it ru.ust follow, as the night the day,
Thou ciicst uot then be false to dny mau.
—Hamlet, Aot 1, scene 8.
EVERYBODY KNOWS MUIR'S
PASTRIES Z*
CONFECTIONS
ARE "THE PEST."
H&nbury^ Evang
& xZo.
(Successors'.to W, D. Muir.')
'Phone lAo.
<00y0**-00$r***^m0*r04r0-00004r*j
M_¥ O'Rell on Luck.
What most mon coll bad luck, is no/t
thut.cliauce does not present itself to
them; but iu.injply that tjiey \«t \i go ixy
^nd,miss»i|l it!    _    '
If yon wint to be wkj in li^e, foJM»
luck and make it yourself. Believe in
yourself snd others will believe in you.
Rise early, be punctual, reliable,
houest, economical, industrious, o#d
porservering, and, tnt;e my word tor jt
yon wjll bo lubty—faore lneky than yon
have any idea of.
Never admit that you have, failed,
that you have been beaten; if you nre
down, gee op again ajjtd light on.
Be choorfnl, amiable and obligjjng.
Do not show anxiety to be paid for any
good turn yon may have the chance of
doilvg to othors.
When yon have dfeoovored Who yoi#
real frionds are, bo true to them; stick
to them through thick and tbln.
Do not waste time regretting what is
lost, but- prepare yourself for the next
deal.
Forget injuries at once; never air
your grievances; heep your ojt-n tecrets
as well us other people's; b3 ttetermieed
to succeed, aud let noiO>i'c—no obusiden .-
t£<)n wnatever—diyert yon fropi the
road that leads to fho goal.
According to tbe way you behave in
life, you will be ybur greatest friend or
your greatest eueniy. Thero is no more
"lnck" than that in the world.
Choice Lots on Ninth avenue;
?3r,0 onch.— „
3444 Westminster avenue.
ss*-
Just Arrived I
lllf ■■■■!
m
another coflsigliment of the serviceable
These "Testers require neither Wood, Coke or Coal. The "Backus"
is not a Gas Stove, bnt > Stenbi Heater, using gap as a fuel. This
-nukes thfi cost qf installation about half, and you can h.ivo 't nice
open fire place foV very little itooney. v7e havo several Styles and
sizes, at diffo-wbt pricea, on exhibition ih our Showroom, corner o_
3PA$tihgft aud Carrall,   Come and esatrjiiao tJKuii.
V«iric0iiverQm Comj)tin^;
Oyjrt^E j corner pf 'C.u-raU and 1lastin^-ii streets,
*meml%m**M<* mmmkm -a^tAtxrirta **.***4>*}*fm*m I j WfeW- aft mm ■ 1

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