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Devoted to the interests of kt. Pleasknt aiid South Vancouver.
i-iSTAnt-isHED April 8th, 1809.   Whole No. 40J).
Mt. Pleasant,  Vancouver,   B. C,  Saturday, Mar.  2,   1307.
(Eighth Year.)   Vol. 8, No. 4(>
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Local Items;
A Bridge showing th- foilr front teeth replaced by crowning the
eye-teeth with Porcolnine Crowns—the most natural of all Dental
work known to tho profession.
Give us a call aud let us show you Samples of Our Work;    •
147 Hastings st.
Office Hours: 8 a. m.. to 9 p. m.;
Telephone 1566.
Suudnvs 9 a. m„   to 2 p. ni.
Refined taste
Thoso who are lovers of art
Will appreciate the beauty of
design and exquisite wol'k-
■ ■ jnunship of our Sterling
Silver Dishes and Tea Sots.
Each individual piece of
hand-wrought silver is beaten out of the bulliou by a
master workman. The
pieced and engraved silver is
nil worked fry hand; this
refined stylo is r..cognizod,
boing greatly in deuiaud.
Call in nnd inspect our display of artistic Silver Dishes.
'Jrwf.lers _ Diamond '-ehchants.
(Oorner Hustings and Grmivi.ic Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,
Managing DIroctof.
Changes for advertisements should be'
in before Thursday noon to insure their
Mt. Plea-ant L. O, L. No.- 1842, will
meet on Thursday evening next. Alt
Ora_geihe_ cbrdia-y invited to attend.
Mr. W. D. Muir this week bought
eighteen lots on Ninth and Eighth
avenues,   through  Mr..   R.   Whitney,
Agent.' '.....
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Tho Assessment for 1907 shows that
Warri V. (Mt. Pleasant) is aisessed
$8.4711.350 for Real Estate, and $1.180.550
for Improvements.
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A "Farewell Social" will' Ife held on
Moil day evening m'the OKI Methodist
Church. Tho Rev. Dr. Robson Will
giv»3 a Reminiscence Talk, and Mr.
H. H. Stevens will preside.
fFor your Soft Drinks, , Candies,
Cigars and lobncco go to.-the Mt,
Pleasant Confectionary Store, iChtis.
t'-omewood, proprietor).
local   news   subscribe    for  THE
iVOUATK. only $1 for 12 months.
After Grippe Tonic
Flint's Syrup of
Tones up the system
and makes you feel
good.     Large bottlo ■
M. A; VV. Co.
ilt. Pleasant Branch,.
'Phone 790.      Free Delivery.
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The football tennis of [the Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver schools will
play a match on Bridge Street Grounds
this Saturday afternoon,, weather permitting. The game will start at 3
Rev. Herbert W. Piorcy will preach
morning and evening. Morning subject:
"The Effect of Encouragement." Evening subject: "A Great Opportunity."
Communion nnd receiving of new
members after morning service.'
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AU kinds—all prices;   Air-tights from $2.50 up.
in fact, everything for the hoi-he.
We arc1 always pleaded' to liave yOu> call and inspbe. ouf .stoclb.
m. PLtASAtit
j. A: Plef f> LfcL hardware store;
f ef. #4 ?.
trntm mtlfii m Jm
fcor Mett
just arrived iii, the Latest
Styles urrd Patterns.
feces fron. #18 to $20.
We will be pleased to halve
yon call aiid look at th—tt.
Boots aim Shoes for everybne.
4_y "
Fliut's Bionio Grippe—beSt cure for
cold in the head—25c a boi nt the
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoflice Drrig   Store.
2415 Westminster avenue
Mt. Pleasant,
'The Advocate" 0 months for 56b.
you against the changes of
Spring, there is nothing liko
a good preparation of Cod
Liver Oil.
We have all the best brands
including the EMULSIONS.
Nothing like it to dissolve
the last traces of that Nasty
Cough which lias been
tronbling you nil winter.'
Drug Co.
3. O. Redd ie,  Manager.
Seventh &
'Phone 2236.
mt. pleasant:
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2 1- Hi   tius -Marmalade, 25c.
2 I- l!i tins Australian >Tiim : 26c
2 Bottles Choice Mixed Pickles 260
1 tins Olini.'s Pork & Bonus.' 25c
2 tius Pineapple    , ,25c
Doh't Forget \v_ still lead on Faucy Creamery BJitter.'
J. P.
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I.    Wesi
Westminster & Seventh Aves;
Telephouo   1300.
Mt. Pleasant.
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00,000 CAPE
^8     *^9    Vim
Wlilto Cook.
First-class in every I'eApect;
Vancouver's Lending Siistiiiirant.
1 Miss E. Buffam, Prop
-MOO, J. cash—-will buy
44-ft. front oh
Vesitnihster ave.
1 .,
|}-_d -tlsitiess p'i*tjperty.'
f R. Wfe'itiiey; U'ti Wostmiiiriter-ve.
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1 liersifjleritadvortizer.ia. kho ehnp
-f._.«   Ant       Tho   "nocn'-ilnnnj"   acj
Lawn Grass, Seeds
Clover unil Timothy   Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry ami Aiiimd ! Foods. ■
.   Pratt' s Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, BeejS-craps, Etc.
**i     k'PITH  Corner   Nf VIH nveitue   tx
T.-li-phnne    lti'17.
The Mt. Pleasant Baud bite received
notice to the effect tbat ps new uiii
forms wore shipped frdui 3—indou,
England,-bu February 1st, and ft is ex-
pected the uniforms will reach here
about the middle of MarcB. The (Band
will givo a Concert- abou't the end of
March, appearing for the first iiuao in
tho new uniforms.
Malt Sprouts, the best feed for cattle.
For  prices   nud   manner  of  feeding,
apply to
The Vancouver BreworteS Ltd;
'Phone 429.
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Vancouver Couueil No. 2iln, Canadian Order of Choseti Friends; will
give their First Annual Daueo in the
Oddfellows' Hall on Tuesday' March
5th. There is every iudic.ttlbii that
thero will be a large attendance; Hnr-
pur's Orchestra has been engaged for
thO occasion. Couple $1.25, extra lady
T H I*
tiicb'rt-rHtcd s.69.
Mt. Pleasant: Branch
Capital Paid-np
Reserve Fund. .
, 84.31)0.000.
DEPOSITS Of on g dollar
and upwiirds, r,eceivi ( 1 and interest
allowed t hereon. C (1 ui p 01111 d c d
FOUR times yearly._
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,.,    , trnusaeti 'd.
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M teM iJews fle| 1 T1.1. XdvdcHi
Special services arranged for tlie last
Sunday in the Old Church.
Class Meeting nt 10 11; in., led by the
lla.m., Evangelist" ,f. L. McComb
will.preach, subject: "Christ all and in
all."' .   •
2:30 jf hi., General Rally of Sunday
7:80 Serinoti by tile pnstor.
Tlie Choir will render specinl limsic
nt bdtlf services.
The Biei?si:ih Chorus held a mctst sun
cessful practice ou Tuesday eveHing in
Majpu'rj Hlill. On Tuesday next the
Orchestra will be pr.-'senr niid j_i;nctiee
witli rhfe Ohbrtlb nud every t/ifciiiber of
both Win.,be C-t-Oted to be ilresent
Tucstliiy iiext will be tile Inst nigiit for
receiving new , members. Mozart's
"Twiiftii Mass" will be given, on Mt
Plenj-aiit the last wt-- in March,' aiid
lbcF.l hitt-li JtivbrS caff -ool forward to a
rare ifb'ai.
A fine shi^niest of
for table, also Okauagan Russ.l.?.,-
Good Prunes 3-fts for 25c.
West'irtifisier  Af*
'Phone 322
King's neat Harket     |
R. Porter & SOhs.       iiii Westminster Aie:   I
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in al' kinds of Frksii and Sai.'J' MrCts.    Fresh Vegbtnbies nlwnys y'
on hand.   Orders soUoited from all parts nf Mount Pleasant nfid Fairview   &
Prompt Deli'-ery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultrv iu Season.
Tel. 2i!00.
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e Leaf Cigar Store
A Frill Liue of CIGARS,  piPES,  and Smokers Supplies.
LIOHT LUNCHES served at all hoiirs.
J      --FT DRINKS and CANDIES alwp.ys fresh)
Ninth aveune. op;io-it:! No. !l Fire Hall.
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Local Itefnsi
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da£   -hiofiiijig   pleftfj-i   ji'oiiff
m m*> t«iip«trtr- m-w
Mrs. (Dr.)  Lawrence  is reco'vMiiig
from an attack of the j?fippe.
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Tlie Mt. Pleasnut Methodists .will
mofo iuto tlieir new bili'diiig next
week, rind thfe first services will be
couduoted tKei'e (jniidiiy MnfcH ll'tli
All tho pews hrive beeti moved out of
the old church to the new, and chairs
will bo used tomorrow iu tho old-church.
The Sn,"'ay School portion will be
used for Criufch servicrjil hiiit Sunfiay
Srlin'l) ])ufp)(si'K until thb rftiiilt niitli-
toritfin is feiiisiied The ^ot^ tit plaflter-
lug tlie nutlltoi-inm W*& started, this
weyki Thepfews for tHi _i*TV fc'iiurch
will be shiptfcil froiii Dflnrfas, Ont,,
iiliuOt the luidtliii 1 if Mnrtlij iinil will be
thn lilies. b)iw(l (ivl-r Mt iii iiii.  Pw-ific
TheCanadian Bank
of Com itterc^
Deposits of Oni.Doli.ak and npwarib'
recoivell and interest RJJowfff thereon:
Bauk Money Qrdeh. ffeSfefed!
A Ge'ntral Bahfciftg BtifiiJil?^
OFFICE.hbUR-::;iO-m. .0' 8 p. iii
Satukdat*;: 10 ft in. to 12 tn., 7 t(i 8 p.m,
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Author ol "than Holder.," "D'ri and I." Elc.
COPYRIGHT.      1905.       BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY
They entered a loft open to'the" peak
and shingles, with a window in each
end. Clocks, dials, pendulums and tiny
cogwheels of wood and brass were on
a long bench by the street window.
Thereon also were a vise and tools.
The room was cleanly, with a crude
homellkeness about It. Cbromos and
illustrated papers had been pasted on
tbe rough board walls.
"On me life, lt ls cold," said the tinker, opening a small stove and beginning to whittle shavings. " 'Cold as a
dead man's nose.' Be seated an' try-
try to be happy."
There were an old rocker and two
small chairs ln the room.
"I do not feel the cold," said Trove,
taking one of tbem.
"Belike, good youth, thou hast the
rose of summer in thy cheeks," said
the old mnn.
"And no need of an overcoat," the
boy answered, removing the one he
wore and passing it to the tinker. "I
wish you to keep it, sir."
"Wherefore, boy? 'Twould best
serve me on thy back."
"Please take It," said Trove. "I can-
nut bear to tblnk of you shivering in
the cold. Take lt, and make me happy."
"Well, lf it keep me warm an' thee
unppy lt will be a wonderful coat,"
suid tbe old man, wiping his gray
Then be rose and filled the stove with
wood ond sat down, peering at Trove
between the upper rim of his spectacles and the feathery arches of slivered hair upon his brows.
"Thy coat bath warmed me heart already—thanks to the good God!" said
he fervently.  "Why so kind?"
"If I am kind, it Is because I must
be," said tbe boy. "Who were my father and mother I never knew. If I
meet a man wbo ls ln need I say to
myself, 'He may be my father or my
brother; I must be good to blm,' and lf
it is a woman I cannot help thinking
tbat maybe she Is my mother or my
sister. So I should bave to be kind to
ull the people In the world if I were to
meet them."
"Noble suspicion, by the faith o' me
fathers!" snld the old man, thoughtfully rubbing his long nose. "An' bave
ye thought further lu the matter?
Huve ye seen whither lt goes?"
"I fear not."
"Well, sor, under the ancient law, ye
reap us ye have sown, but more abundantly. I guve me coat to one tbat needed It more, au' by the goodness o' God
1 have reaped another un' two friends.
Hold to tby course, boy. Thou sbult
have friends au' know their value. An'
then thou sbult suy, 'I'll be kind to this
man becnuse ho may be a friend/ an'
love fcbull Increase In thee an' around
thee an' bring happiness."
Thero wns a moment of silence, broken by the sound of a church bell.
"To tliy prayers," snld the clock
linker, rising, "an' I'll to mine. Dine
with me ut 5, good youth, an' all me
retlnoo— niaiils, warders, grooms, attendants— shall be at thy service."
"I'll be glad to come," suid the boy,
smiling at his odd host.
"An' Bee thou bust hunger."
"Good morning, Mr."— The boy hesitated.
"Barrel—Roderick Darrel," snld the
old man. "That's me inline, sor, an'
ye'll flud me hero ut the Sign o' the
A wind came shrieking over the hills,
and long before evening the llttle town
lay dusky In a send of snow mist. The
old stulrs wero quivering in the storm
as Trove climbed tbem.
"Welcome, good youth," said the
clock tinker, shaking the boy's hand ns
lie came In. "Ho, there, me servitors!
Let the feast be spread!" he culled in
a loud voice, stepping quickly to the
stove that held nn upper deck of wood,
whereon wero dishes. "Right Ili.nd;
bring the meat, an' Left Hand, the po.
tatoes, an' Quick Foot, give us thy help
He suited his action to tlie words,
placing a platter of ham nnd cgpi In
tbe center of a small table and surrounding It with hot roust potatoes, a
pot of tea, new biscuit and a plate of
"Ho, Wit and Happiness, attend upon
us here!" suid he, making ready to sit
Then, as If he had forgotten something, he hurried to tho door und opened It.
"Care, thou skeleton, go hence, and
thou, Poverty, go also, and see thou
return not before cockcrow," said he
"You have many servants," aaid
"An'  bow may one have a  castle
•W-UlOUt      ai'l'Y—Ills'' iri.lu.irj_:      lu>*
horses an' hounds an'"lords an' ladles
have to be attended to. But the retlnoo
Is that run down ye'd think me home
a hospital. Wit Is a creeping dotard,
and Happiness Is In poor health an'
can barely drag himself to me table,
ah' Hope is a tippler, an' Right Hand is
getting the palsy. Alack, me best
servant left me a long time ago!"
"And who was he?"
"Youth; lovely, beautiful Youth! But
let us be happy.   I would not have
"Please take it," said Trove.
bim beck — foolish, Inconstant Youth,
dreaming dreams an'   seeing visions.
God love ye, boy! What Is thy dream?"
This rallying style of speech, in
which the clock tinker Indulged so freely, afforded his^ young friend no llttle
amusement His tongue had long
obeyed the lilt of classic diction; his
thought came, easy ln Elizabethan
phrase. The slight Celtic brogue served
to enhance the piquancy of his talk.
Moreover, be was really a man of wit
and Imagination.
"Once," said the boy, after a little
hesitation, "I thougbt I should try to
be a statesman, but now I am sure I
would rather write books."
"An' what kind o' books, pray?"
"An' thy merchandise be truth, Capital!" exclaimed the tinker. "Hast thou
an ear for tales?"
"I'm very fond of them."
"Marry, I'll tell thee a true tale, not
for thy ear only, but for thy soul, an'
pvme day, boy. 'twill give thee occupation, for tby wits."
"I'd love to bear It," said the boy.
The nendulums were ever swinging,
like the legs of a procession trooping
through the loft, some with quick
steps, some with slow. Now came a
sound as of drun.s beating.   It was for
| the hour of 8, and when lt stopped the
tinker began.
I    "Once upon a time," said he as they
l rose from tbe table and the old man
went for his pipe — " 'twas long ago,
an' I bad then the rose o' youth upon
me—a man was tempted o' the devil
an' stole mouey—a large sum—an'
made off with it. These hands o' mine
used to serve him those days, an' I remember he was a man comely an'
well set up, an', I think, he had honor
an' a good heart in him."
The old inun paused.
"I should not think it possible," said
Trove, who was at the age of certainty
ln his opinions and had long been
trained to the uncompromising thougbt
of tbe Puritan. "A man who steals
can have no honor In him."
"Ho, Charity!" said the clock tinker,
turning as lf to uddrcss oue behind
blm. "Sweet Charity, attend upon this
boy. Mayhap, sir," he continued meekly, "God bath blessed me with little
knowledge o' what Is possible, but I
speak of ii time belore guilt had sored
h'tin. He was officer of a great bank-
let us say In Boston. Some thougbt
hlni rich, but he lived high an' princely,
an' I take it, sor, his Income was no
greater than his needs. It was a proud
race be belonged to—grand people they
were, all o' them, with houses on'
lunds an' many servants. His wife
wns dead, sor, an' he'd one child—a
littlo hid o' two years an' beautiful.
Oue day the boy wont out with his
nurse, un' where farther nobody knew.
He never came buck. Up an' down,
over on' ncross, tbey looked for him
night nn' duy, but were no wiser. A
month went by an' uot u sight or sign
o' him, an' their hope fulled. One day
the father he got a note—I remember
reading It In tho papers, sor—an' it was
j a call for ransom money—$100,000."
"Kidnaped!" Trove exclaimed, with
! much Interest.   »
i  "He was, sorg-Jhe clock tinker re-
I aumed.   "Thai 'ratlfer he was up to his
, neck In trouble the _».oi Itf was unable
to raise the money, fie had '.barreled
with an older brother, whose help
would have been sufficient. Well, God
aave us all, 'twas the old story o' pride
an' bitterness! He sought no help o'
him. A year an' a half passes an' a
gusty night o' midwinter the bank
burns. Books, papers, everything Is
destroyed. Now the poor man has lost
his occupation. A week more an' his
good name is gone. A month an' he's
homeless. A whisper goes down the
long path o' gossip. Was he a thief an'
had he burned the records o' his crime?
The scene changes, an' let me count the
•wlft, relentless years."
The old man paused a moment, looking up thoughtfully.
"Well, say ten or mayhap a dozen
passed, or more or less It matter* little. Boy an' man, where were they?
Oh, the sad world, sor! To all that
knew them they were as people burled
ln their graves. Think o' this drowning in the flood o' years—the stately
ships sunk an' rotting in oblivion.
Some word of It, sor, may well go Into
thy book."
Tbe tinker paused a moment, lighting his pipe, and after a puff or two
went on with the tale.
"It ia a winter day In a great city.
There are buildings an' crowds an'
busy streets an' sleet In the bitter
wind. I am there, an' me path Is one
o' many crossing each other like—well,
sor, like lines on a slate, If thou wert
to make 10,000 o' them an' both
eyes shut. I am walking slowly, an'
lo, there is tbe banker! I meet him
face to face—an HI clad, haggard, cold,
forgotten creature.   I speak to him.
" 'The blessed Lord have mercy on
thee,' I said.
"'For meeting thee?' said the poor
man.   'What ls thy name?'
•"Roderick Darrel.'
"'An' I,' said he sadly, 'am one o'
tbe lost in hell.   Art thou the devil?'
"'Nay, this hand o' mine hath opened thy door an' blacked thy boots for
thee often,' said I. 'Dost thou not remember?'
" 'Dimly. It was a long time ago,'
he answered.
"We said more, sor, but that Is no
part o' the story. Very well! I went
With him to his lodgiugs-a little cold
room In a garret—an' there, alone with
me. he gave account of himself. He
had shoveled an' dug an' lifted an' run
errands until his strength was low an'
the weight of his hand a burden. What
hope for him? What way to earn a
(To Be Continued.)
Particularly Appropriate For a Room
Facing; tbe Eaat.
It Is rather remarkable that brown
wall paper has not more admirers. For
a room facing east It Is particularly
warm and cozy. A woman who Is
much at her desk found the pale yellow figured wall paper extremely trying to her eyes when lifting them from
her writing for a few minutes' rest.
The room had an eastern exposure, nnd
the yellow walls were glaring In the
morning wheu the sun shone ln nnd
cold In the afternoon when tbe sunlight had vanished.
After much thought,she selected for
the upper walls n plain light chocolate
felt. Below the picture rail, which
was a little more than halfway up, she
put a dado of a brown background
with fleur-de-lis and pin lines of a
darker brown. The ceiling was made
of a very light shade, almost a fawn.
In order to give sullioient light to the
somewhat somber effect. The result
was successful. Long curtains of green
denim hung straight at the long windows which reached almost to the floor,
with deep window seats, ind the window shades were light.
The brown walls were soothing to
the eyes and gave an effective background to the few engravings and photographs needed to brenk tbe monotony
of the walls, and the woodwo.'k was
painted white. Fur from being somber, this den wns the coziest, most
cheerful spot In the house on duys
when bleak northeasters beat against
the windows. The white doors and
casements gave so light a touch that
the mahogany furniture, witb which
the room was furuished, did not give
too heavy an effect. — Philadelphia
nnurume—i really got a good square
meal nt our boarding house today.
Doutter—Oh, come now—
Hallrume— Fact. You see. Starbo.d
and I tossed up to see who'd take both
our positions, and I won.—Philadelphia
She's the Breadwinner.
"And can your wife make bread,
"Can she, boss? Why, sny, she makes
all de dough what comes Into de
house."—Yonkers Stutesnian.
The Brood Sow.
Wheat bran fed to tlie brood sow
aids materially in securing a good development of bone and muscle in the
offspring. The older the pig the more
it costs to sustain it without growth,
because there is more to sustain. So
Jar as is possible the brood sows
should never be kept in close confinement. They should have abundant exercise and a good variety and quantity
of iood.
Convenient Farm  Bench   That   Combines Handiness and Will Save
Many Steps.
The work bench illustrated herewith
save many steps, as it combines   at
once a  handy  bench  for  fanners'  or j
mechanics' use and a tool chest. As j
will be seen from the illustration, the i
top, a a, is constructed of 2-inch lum- j
ber and is 2x10 feet. The front board,
b is of Ixl2-incll lumber in two pieces;
c is a door, with hinges   at   bottom
and held in place when shut by a but- !
ton or catch.    When this door is let
down a compartment 2 feet deep, 2
feet high and 3 feet long is revealed.
A shelf divides it into equal parts.
These shelves will be found useful
for many tools such as the sledge,
large planes, etc, aa well as useful
pieces of iron, bolts or chainB.   The
"•Won't you come Into my parlorf**
Buhl the spider to the fly.
-_'m ln no especial hurry,"
Quoth the Insect, "for to die.
And you really are not up to date
Te use that saying musty.
I read lt ln my primer days,
When I waa young and lusty.
Mow, the only likely offer
That at present might appeal
Would be, 'Come and take a Journey
In my splder-autoblle.' "
"I only wish I owned one,"
Bald the spider to the fly,
"It would beat a web to pieces
As a trap In which to die."
"Logic truly," said the Insect
"That's a stumper.   Well, groodby."
—Walter Pulitzer ln Jud«e.
• ri
th« bench lit rosmojt.
four drawers at d, are used for a variety of tools. One may be used for
the brace and bits and other small
tools, with one or more partitions. Another can be UBed for nails, screws,
staples, etc., being divided into a number of boxes by thin partitions to accommodate the different sizes of nails
or bolts.
The user will soon arrange his tools
in these shelves and drawers to best
suit his own convenience.
The legs are made of 2x6-inch lumber, are six in number, and well
braced, making a work bench of the
most substantial form. The central
pair of legs could be dispensed with,
but as they add strength and rigidity
they are well worth the extra expense
and labor.
Few fanners realize the great advantage of a good work bench, and
one like that described above is one
of the best combinations which can
be made. The tools are so placed that
tbey do not interfere with work at the
bench, are handy when wanted, and
always in place.
A bench drill cculd be attached at
the right hand end o. bench,, and a
steel vise. •One''of the most useful
tools for both blacksmiths and wood
workmen, would be most suitably
placed near one of the legs, aa at the
point marked I.
Farm Reading.
With the long evenings ot wintei
soon coming on, it is time to begin
making plans for tbe winter's supply
of reading matter, including books,
magazines and papers. With the great
variety of periodicals that can be got
at low prices in connection with the
many clubbing offers that are made by
one's home and outside papers there is
really no excuse why any town or farm
home should be destitute of interesting and up to date reading matter. The
bald facts are that a good many children do not like to stay at home evenings because there is little there to
attract or interest them, and there is
no way in which this difficulty can be
more readily corrected than in that
indicated above. In addition to the
home paper and a good agricultural
paper or papers, there should be a
wholesome family weekly, which
should contain something of interest
for -every member of the family. And
there should be one or more good
monthly magazines, of whiflh the variety is large and the quality excellent. If this plan is carried out and a
game board is provided, we see no
good reason why the members of the
family circle should not spend many
a happy evening when the weather is
cold and forbidding without. If tbe
home has not been all that it might
have been in the past in these re- |
spects, would it not be well worth
while to inaugurate n change and see
if it does not give large returns?
Try Silence.
The man who counts thirty In his
mind before he speaks soon discovers
that wben be talks be says something.
Try silence for a change. It builds up
a wonderful reserve force In your physical organization and surely overcomes
your temperamental Inclinations to
babble.-Cairo Bulletin.
The Island of Ceylon Is the most remarkable gem depository in the world.
Mr. Hippo—It's all well enough to
take a drink now and then, but I don't
like to see a beast make a man of himself.—Boston Herald.
The train had stopped for water at a
little station In tbe country.
The passenger with the skullcap,
seeing a lone native standing on the
station platform, addressed him.
"Farmers around here seem to have
been cutting a good deal of hay thia
morning," be said.
"Yes, sir," answered the native.
"They're taking risks. Don't yon
ibink lt looks like rain?"
"Bort o'."
"What do you suppose tbey will do If
it does rain?"
"I reckon they'll have sense enough
to go in out of it, mister."—Chicago
Receipted Bills at Last.
Hicks—Your wife was telling my
wife that you've got all your Christmas presents paid for.
Wicks—Yes, paid for the last of them
Hicks—Lucky dog! I haven't even
begun to tblnk of tbe presents I've got
to buy.
Wicks—Oh, neither have we for this
year. My wife was speaking of last
year's presents.—Catholic Standard and
A I.Kilo Woman.
"I want to get a mitten please," said
tbe little girl, "if It don't cost too
"Oh, you mean a pair of mittens,
don't you, my child?" replied the shopkeeper.
"No; only just one—one that's suitable for a boy thut's goin' to propose
an' be rejected."—Houston Post
An  Eye to Spare.
"Be careful how you shoot that arrow this way," snid the supporter of
the family to tbe kid. "You'll put out
my eye, und then I can't write any
"Wby." nsked the kid, as he kept on
shooting, "can't you write with one
eye?"—New York Pres.l.
Animals and Rain.
It seems strange that no animal, unless it be the squirrel, seems to build
Itself a shelter with the express object
of keeping off the rain, which they all
so much dislike. Monkeys are miserable ln wet and could easily build shelters if they had the sense to do so. but
%ven the orang outang, which builds a
small platform in tbe trees on which
to sleep at night, never seems to think
of a roof, though the Dyaks say that
when there is much rain it covers itself with the leaves of the pandanus, a
large fern.
The brush trade Is full of deceptions.
An experienced hand will by touch tell
if a broom or brush be all hair or a
mixture. But If ever ln doubt pull
out or cut off a suspicious hair and
apply a match. However well doctored, the deception will be shown at
once. Hairs will burn, rolling up balllike, with the well known smell of
burned hair, while a vegetable substitute will consume, leaving the charred
portion   like   a   burned   match.
Rcdnceil   to Extremities,
"What do you intend to do with your
"It's hard to tell." answered Mr. Dus-
tin Sta_c, "Since we are not allowed
to contribute to campaign funds there-
Isn't much of anything to do with It
except to found colleges und fight Indictments."—Washington Star.
Captured n  Prise.
Gunner — The gridiron hero Is all
Gnyer—Yes; he has captured a grid-
Iron heroine.
Gunner—A gridiron heroine?
Guyer—Yes; a college girl who really knows how to broil a beefsteak.—
Chicago News.
"What ls this story I hear about
Miss Beauless advertising for a husband?" asked the flrst person slugular.
"It ls almost that," answered the
other one. "She has taken to promenading the street with a cookbook
under ber arm."—Judge.
Always In a Hurry.
Mrs. Hoyle—There Is one thing that
puzzles mo.
Mrs. Doyle—What Is that?
Mrs. Hoyle—I can understand how
people can marry ln haste, but I can't
understand how they can repent at
leisure.—Brooklyn Life.
Another Kind.
"Bluffer hns gone Into polities."
"Is he a good mixer?"
"I should say bo! You ought to taste
the cocktails be preparej-!"—Cleveland
™ nin. n* ****** ^^ •** tw *** ™™iT " af "Tl"'"'
• A 8erlea of Articles Descrlb-
• Ing their Lives, their Alma
2 and their Influence.
Editor  Dauphin   Herald
The present editor of the Dauphin
Herald is one of the many progressive ond ambitious young men who
have left the domain of Uncle Sam
to seek fame and fortune in the
"Last West." Versatile in his accomplishments and pleasing in his
address, it is no wonder that he iB
finding Western Canada as a field
for ambitious endeavor all that could
be desired, and is meeting in a remarkable degree with the success
that awaits all young men of his
stamp in the new towns of this new
and vigorous country.
Mr. Moore waB born at Monmouth,
Illinois, in 1867. He attended public
school till 14 years of age, and after
this was variously engaged, working
first on the farm, leaving this to
follow the printers' trade for three
years, then in a railroad office for a
similar length of time. He took up
editoral work in 1892 in Iowa, South
Dakota, and for a short time in St.
Paul, Minn., From this place he was
appointed to a clerkship in the census office at Washington, D.C., which
he filled for three years up to 1903.
Mr. Moore had begun reading law in
1894, and after leaving the censuB
bureau, went into practice of law
in Iowa. It was while at Washington he took a post-graduate course at
th3 National University of Law in
1902. He also received a degree in
Patent Law in 1903. He was "special
examiner" of all the schedules relating to "printing, publishing and periodicals" in the census ofiice, and had j
to supervise the examination and
editing of the schedules of over
twenty-four thousand copies—such as
preparing reports of amounts invested in property, machinery, wages
paid, etc.
In spite of the comfort of this position, the lure of the west called him
to Manitoba, in 1904, and he assumed charge of tlie Dauphin Herald in
October of that year. In addition to
dls editorial work Mr. Moore travels
noitli end west of Dauphin as general agent for the Sawyer-Mussey
Mrs. Moore is then in charge as
manager and local editor for' the
greater part of the time, and is to
be complimented on the fact that the
paper, which depends on her for a
great part of its success, is showing
superior care and typographical excellence in keeping with the progressive town in which it is published.
It is to be hoped that Mr. and Mrs.
Moore will long be spared to follow
their excellent calling, and that they
will be plentifully endowed with this
world's goods as a just remuneration
tor their services in the cause of
their town and country.
Zam-Buk  Then   Applied   and    Gave
Instant Relief.
An accident in a Toronto home the
other day might have had very serious consequences had it not been for
Zam-Buk. Miss Martha Green, of 9
Claremont St., in taking a pan of boiling fat from the oven spilt it over
her right hand. "The boiling fat ran
into the palm of my hand," she says,
"and over all my fingers. You may
well imagine the agony I suffered' in
consequence. I was almost wild with
the pain. The hand became swollen,
and large blisters formed all over the
palm and along the fingers. For
over a month I was unable to use the
hand at all. I tried several kinds
of salves and liniments, but the
wound seemed apparently no better.
It was altogether too severe for these
preparations to heal. About this time
I was advised to try Zam-Buk. I
stopped using all other preparations
and applied Zam-Buk instead. The
very first application soothed my
hand and seemed to draw out the fire
and inflammation; and as I kept on
using Zam-Buk the blisters gradually
dried up and disappeared. In a very
short time the scald was healed completely.
This is but one instance of the uses
to which Zam-Buk can be so advantageously applied. It is equally effective for bums, cuts, bruises, abrasions, sprains, and stiffness. It
also cures eczema, ulcers, sores, blood
poison, ringworm, scalp sores, chronic
wounds, acne, blackheads, pimples,
cold sores, chapped hands, and all
skin diseases and injuries. Rubbed
well on to the chest, in cases of cold,
it relieves the aching and tightness,
and applied as an embrocation it
cures rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia,
etc. All druggists sell Zam-Buk at
60c a box, or it may be obtained
from the Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, upon
receipt of price.   Six boxes for $2.50.
"See here," said the theatrical
manager, "you must drop your overbearing b-.'hnvior toward ths other
membeis of the company."
"Indeid!" replied the leading lady,
hnutily.    ' I' 'i  the s'nr, nm I not ?"
"Well, yes; but just remember that
you're not a fixed star."—Jester.
Biliousness Burdens Life—The bilious man is never a companionable
man because his ailment renders liim
morose nnd gloomy. The complaint
is not so dangerous as it is disagreeable. Yet no one need suffer
from it who can procure Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills. By regulating the
liver and obviating the effects of bile
in the stomach they restore men to
cheerfulness and full vigor of action.
Uriah Upstate—Young Jason Gags-
by has mortgaged his hundred acres
for $2,500 an' gone tew New York
tew buy an autymobile.
Silas Graball (who once purchased
green goods)—Has, hey ? Well, I'll
jest bet yew a good five- center cigar
the*, he gits hum agin an' unpacks
the said autymobile, it'll turn out to
be a nice red wheelbarrow!—Puck.
"Billy, you've been fighting again."
"Yes, mum. I've saved half a
crown, though. You know that tooth
I'd got to go to the dentist's to have
out ? Well, Jimmy Sloggers has just
punched it out."—Ally Sloper.
Speechless and Paralysed.—"I had valvular disease and the heart," writes MrB.
J. 8. Goode, of Truro, N.S. "I suffered
terribly and was often speechless and
partially paralyzed. One dose of Dr.
Agnew's Cure for the Heart gave ine relief, and before I finished one bottle I
was able to go about. To-day I am a
well woman."—43.
Farmer--So you've had some experience, have you ?
Youth—Yes, sir.
Farmer—Well, what side of a cow
do vou sit on to milk ?
Youth—The outside.—Tit-Bits.
There are a number of varieties of
corns. Holloway's Corn Curj will remove any of them. Call on your
druggist and get a bottle at once.
First Guest—Phew ! Wherever is
this fearful draft coming from ?
Second Guest—It is Mme. Parvenu
turning over the pages of her magazine in order to show off her new
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes by
Wolford's Sanitury Lotion.
She—You haven't any confidence in
either candidate ?
He—On the contrary, I have confidence in both. I believe all the
tlungs they say about each other are
absolutely true.—11 Mondo Umoria-
of Red
Cures Coughs
GRAY'S SYRUP does that one thing,
and does it well. It's no "cure -all," but
a CURB for all throat and lung troubles.
GUM stops tho Irritating tickle —takes
away the soreness—sooths and heals the
throat—and CURES COUGHS to stay
None the less effective becanaa tt Is
pleasant to take.
25 c ts.bottle.
Does fit
has the soft'
warm     feel',
the akin enjoys.
Doesn't    itch.
Made for   men, -women and   little   folks,
•   variety  of   styles,
fabrics     and     prices,
rWesuthorire every dealer in Pen - An jl.
Underwear to replace, at our coil, an}
guinea! faulty ia material or making
A  Mexican  V.  M. C. A.
Mexica City is to have a Young
Men's Christian Association building.
At a dinner tendered John E. Mott
at the Sanz hotel, which was attended by the vice-president of the Republic and the leading Mexican and
foreign business men, the International Committee, through Mr. Mott, offered $50,000 for the building, and
the local supporters of the Young
Men's Christian Association are endeavoring to raise $300,000 additional.
-N. Y. Tribune.
"You worked for my election because you thought I was the better
man, didn't you ?' said the official.
"Nope," answered Farmer Corntos-
sel; "the less of two evils."—Washington Star.
Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid will
cure any case of Piles.
This statement is made without
any qualifications
It is in the form of a tablet.
It is the only pile remedy used internally.
It is impossible to cure an established case of Piles with ointments,
suppositories, injections or outward
A $1,000 guarantee with every pack-
agf of Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid.
$1.00, all dealers, or The Wilson-
Fvle Co., Limited. Niagara Falls.
Ont. —13
He—Why do we do the meanest
and most hateful things to those we
love the best ?
She—I presume It is hscai'se no
one else would s.and it.—Lippincott'^
Beware  of   Ointment*   for  ra*a»-"r.    tr,*at
Oentaln Meteury,
as mercury will surely destroy ine eeune
of smell and jompl.tely derange the
whole system when entering it through
the mucous surfaces, fluch artioles should
never be used except co prescriptions
from reputable physicians, as ths dam
ape they will do is ten fold to the good
you can possibly derive from them
Hall's Oatarrh Oure. manufactured by V
J. Cheney _ Oo., Toledo. Ohio, contains
no mercury, and is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood aud uino-
ous surfaces of the system. In baying
Hall's Oatarrh Oure be sure yon get tha
genuine. It la taken Internally and
made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney
A  Co.    Testimonials  free.
Sold  by   Druggists.    Price.  76e  per  hot-
Take  Hall's  family  Fills for conetlpa-
Feeding ths Idle Morse.
The horse not only requires less feed
when idle than when at work, but is
actually injured if the ration is not reduced on days of idleness. Some feeders of high standing reduce the feed
of their work horses on Sundays and
holidays in the belief that even one
day's feeding of a working ration
while the horse is at rest is injurious.
It is now the belief of all who have
thoroughly studied the subject that
idle horses are fed too heavily aa a
rule. But no fixed ration can be
named, s>.ice the food requirements of
individual horses differ so widely.
Close observation will enable the feeder to adapt quantity to the needa of
each animal.—Professor Henry.
Treatment For Want.
A wen is a hard, fibrous tumor resulting usually from a blow and is occasionally to be found on tbe ribs, legs
and jaws of animals. If noticed when
first started, wben it is sore, foment
with hot water several times a day for
three or four days; then paint it once
a day with tincture of iodine.- If, however, it has become large and hard,
nothing will do but to dissect it out,
which may be easily done, but it were
better done by a veterinary surgeon.
Then dress the place two or three
times a day with a solution of half an
ounce of carbolic acid dissolved in one
pint of water.—Atlanta Constitution.
While more prevalent in winter,
when sudden changes in the weather
try the strongest constitutions, colds
and coughs and ailments of the
throat may come in any season. At
the first sight of derangement use
Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup. Instant relief will be experienced, and
use of the medicine until the cold
disappears will protect the lungs from
attack. For anyone with throat or
chest weakness ft cannot be surpassed.
A Philadelphia school mistresB was
giving her pupils instruction in the
elements of physiology, and among
other things told them that whenever they moved an arm or a leg it
was in response to a message from
the brain. "The brain always sends
a message to your arm or leg whenever you wish to move the particular
member," Bhe explained.
At last a mischievous boy aroused
her anger by his apparent inattention
to the lesson.
"Hold out your hand I" she exclaimed.
The boy did not move.
"Why .don't you hold out your
hand ?" said the teacher.
"I'm waiting for the message from
my brain," the lad replied.—Philadelphia Ledger.
Your Doctor*
Can cure your. Cough or Cold,
no question about that, but—
why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking him up,
and then of having his prescription
filled, when you can step into any
drug stora _n Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURB
for a quarter.
Why pay two to five dollars
when * twenty-five cent
bottle of SHILOH will cura yoa
as quickly t I
Why not do as hundreds of
thousands of Canadians hava
dona for tba past thirty-four
years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold
SHILOH will cum yoa, and all
druggists back up this statement
with a positive guarantee.
Tha next tlm* you hava c
Cough or Cold cure It with
"Your son is a gr^jit football player."
"Yes; it is hereditary."
"I never heard that his father was
a football player."
"He isn't, but he is a chronic kicker."—Houston Post.
Itching, Burning, 8kln Diseases Cured
for Thirty-five Oents.—Dr. Agnew's Ointment relieves in one day, and cures Tetter, Salt Rheum. Scald Head, Eczema,
Barber's Itch, Ulcers, Blotches and eruptions of the skin. It is soothing ami
quieting and acts like magic in the oure
of all baby humors.   35c.—47.
"At first," said the apartment house
philosopher, life in a flat seems an
interesting study of humanity, but
soon you lose your urbanity, part
with your Christianity, fall into profanity, and pass by Bwift stages from
mental inanity into violent insanity."
Chicago Tribune.
One Moi-e Added to the Long List of
Cares Effected by Psychine.
An elegant young man seized a
thief on the platform of a train, crying, "Are you not ashamed to follow
bo disgi- oeful a profession ?"
"And are you not ashamed," demanded the other, "to go so well
dressed without a pocketbook about
you ?"—II Gallo Caricaturist-.
Do not delay in getting relief for
the little folks. Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator is a pleasant and sure
cure. If you love your child why
do you let it snfe'' when a remedy
is so near at hand ?
Visitor (to artist's young wife)—
Whatever were you two laughing over
so just now? Wife—Oh. lt waa such
fun! My husband painted, and I
cooked, and then we both guessed
what  the  things   were   meant   for.
Dahorn Young Cattle.
Select every yearling that wears
these useless ornttments and when cool
weather arrives use a butcher's saw
and cut close down to the frontal bone
of head. Take off a rim of skin one-
quarter inch wide with the horn. If
the operator or surgeon is too kind r.
hearted to cut deep, ugly "scurs" will
appear where the young horns were
removed. The work done mu6t reach
the roots of the horn.—Farm and
Accidents to your horses
may happen at any moment.
GET READY for emergenclea.
Buy a bottle of
Fellows' Leeming's
For Lameness In Horses
Only SOc. a bottle — and saves
dollars worth of time by curing
lameness of every description.
At dealers, or from ' a
National Drug & Chemical Co., Limited,
"Dead" Leaven Not Dead.
Leaves do not fall from the tree becnuse tbey nre "dead," which we may
take as equivalent to saying because
tbey are no longer receiving tbe constituents of their being from the sap
and from the air, but as a consequence
of a process of growth which develops just at the junction of tbe leaf
stem with the moro permanent portion of tbe tree, certain corklike cells
which have very little adhesion, so
that the leaf ls very liable to be broken
away by influences of wind and
changes of temperature and of moisture.     ,. „_.... ...    . __.> .
A Surprise in Biscuits
Every box of Mooney's Perfection
Cream Sodai you open—yoa will
find a new delight in these dainty
Wben you want to surprise yoanelC
give your appetite a treat wkh
Mooney's     «
Perfection Cream Sodas
This young lady, who Uvea in Brownsville, near Wood-took, Ont., tells her own
etory in a few effective words of how she
obtained deliverance  from the terriblt
grip uf weakness and disease.
I huve to thank Psychine for my present health.
Twoyeuraago I was goin^ into n decline. I could
hu idly drag myself across iho Uoor. I could not
II i went for a
drive I hud to lie
Sown whon I
cime back. If I
went for a mile
on two on in y
wheel I was too
wcult to lift it
thi uuuh the gateway, and last
time 1 came In
from having a
spin I dropped
utterly helpless
from fatigue. My
[ iihtr wuuldgivc
ine.nopeace Until
I procured v-y-
chine, knowinglt
wi»a excellent (or
.ieoline or weakness. 1 must nay
ttm re-Milts aro
wonderful, and
people remarked ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
my improvement. Instead of a little, paV, bnlM-ir
cheeked. listless, melancholy girl. I am to-day
full nf life, ready for a iu>igh-rlde, a skating
mutch, or an evening party with anyone, and a
icw months ago I could not struggle to church,
tu roads from my home. I have never had tha
slightest cause to fear auy return of tho disease.
Brownsville, Ont
^bousands of women are using PSY-
OHlNE, because they kuow from experience that in it they have a safe friend
and deliverer. Psychine is a wonderful
t-inic, purifying the blood, driving nut
disease perms, gives a ravenous appetite,
nids digestion snd assimilation of food,
and is a positive and absolute cure for
disease of throat, chest, lungs, stomach
and other organs. It quickly builds up
the entire system, making sick people
well and weak people Btrong.
for sale at all drugpsts at 60c. and $1.00
per bottle, or at Dr.T. A. Slocum, Limited,
Laboratory, 179 King St. West, Toronto.
Dr. Root's Kidnev Pills are a sure and
permanent cure forRheumatism, Bright's
Disease, Pain In the Back and all forma
of Kidney Trouble. 26c per box, at all
li io hune. It • comm., cam****i.
Johnson^ ,
Rubbed on Briskly
removM all Umia«M and aertnus *4 m*m*
eUa. and uufckly hula < aU, hum*, soiiia,
bike* and tinia«e.   Ertailiahad lmi.
W.   N.   U.   No. 618. !g>s.i|iiai,.iiW-l.iiiii>. ■■uiii.,.i«rs1
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y,!:i)\ lUiuiiiiuiiiiiii Utand .lil Snndtivv_ tp oaeli
.miiitli afier morning pruyer. 2d uud -1 i_.li Sun
r.iiys nt 8 it. m.   -luiiday  School at _:_;_<_ p.m.
!wdv. O. il. Wilson, Rector.
Ileetory ;i72 Tliirt—nth avoni-?,»eft8t.   ,7'ele-
^■liuue M799.
■ iclveol Christian  clyirch(not7tliday-Ad-
^iiusl.s)l.«uv—lth avenue, near Westminster
A-venue. Services 11 a. pi., and 7:80 p. ftl.,
..rl.iy Softool at 10 a.m.. Young peoples4
"4. ieiypf I-oyuI Winkers of,Christian Kllden-
t. .r meets every Sunday u ven iu/.itti>:<lfi o'clock,
j'i'ii.vei'-iuueliijg Weiliiesdiiy niglilsaiso'clock.
:j!{i;oiti3ANKEp Onuson of .1--JBBB Christ
..i .'.utter Iliiy .SiiinK Sfl25 Wosimip-.tQl' ave-
ji,.e. .Se*.lees at Ho'rloek every Supduy eve-
iJting by Kt orj..''. Itainey; .snndiiy Scjiaol nl
r o'clock, Prayer meeting every Wednesday
rt.epingttl 8 o'clock.
Local Items.
, Mrs. Alex. Graham will  not receive
again until settled in her new home.
The little sou of Mr.andMrs.N..Nelson
Martin is convalescing -from ,a serious
spell of pneumonia.
Mrs. Dalzell entertained about thirty
ladies at afternoon whist aud tea on
Tuesday at her home Tenth avenuo.
.»' .•■>.,i-?"*1 -."■friit",;»,!.1 \j\--!.:sr.:'m*"mm'!?,v\
Howard, the Jniiug son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. li. Owen of Westminster road,
has been very ill of pneumonia is uow
Mr. Wm. Boyce will commence building on Teuth avenue, near Scott, n
residence. Mr Boyce and family ju.e|
late comers to the city.
Mr. ,F. W Stone _ns entered the:
wood 'business, anil having secured the
outputipf several mills he is prepared to
All ull orders. For telephone numbers
see advertizemeut ill this paper. •
—— :o:-	
Alexandra Hive No. 7, L. O. T. M.,
gave n pleasant Social on Monday eve
ning iu their hall. Qap.rjs were enjoyed and the esce.ll.eut fruit served by the
ladios.-Mr. MoMorrtu won .the pretty
tablo cover which was .raffled.
Miss Shiaw-Hell'or, Maasense-j Certifi-
cute, London, England.—14.0 Granville
street; 'phone Al4(>2.
Tho last of a series of lectures for
benefit of the young people of the Cou-
gregatiou of St, Michael's Church and
lor raising funds for building a youug:
people's hull, was given on Thursday;
evening in Oddfellows' Hull by Rev.
G.. H. Wilson on "Interesting Astronomical Facts." The interest of the
lecture wus enhanced by a series ol
irtute.ni views exhibited by Mr. R.
>Tfee TWvocafe
Af ^*'«00******^-**0*-C0*'*0****
f r:KB$!*r.*e**0*0J&*lP^^
Everyone *kiwws that for anything
.' become known, it must be talked
.•ion... 'For an article to become
u.pyl^r its ..virtue must be made tbe
■I'jjcct of a public annouilcemeii'
"hat is advertising! Consequently
,' tlie ••'iur.-iyal. of-tlie Attest applies
• i business principles as well as it
oes to other'W-Mks .of life, the bet-
i- flic .idv,crti-.iug -the better the
'.i>licity- 'he "hotter the results,
'..'j  results mean    iood    business.
■ I   good   b«»iiicss    is    vhat  every
nerch&nt advertises '.i,n.     ii he did
t.   wish   to  excel   in   bis   particular
■..ie, .he -woul*d nut  take the trouble
i    write    an     advertisement,  much
ire   pay  f*r •the   eo..Tly  newspaper
■ ri  magaCUM  s^ar. •.'.-, British  Adver-
Fnrniers, Oontrnotors, Mauufactors
and all etnloyei'e of labor desiring married or single men will do well to apply
at onoo to Major C, VV. Crcightun, Sal
vaton Army Iinigration Department,488
Harris street Vaucouver,, 13. O. or Ru
pert street Winuipeg, Manitoba. Blank
application forms will be 8ij.pn.lied anil
each application will recievo careful
attention. Xo men -will be sotit iiiilo.-.-
app.lied for iu the above mauuej.
THE 8EE& Without g Peer.
Brewed right here iji VancoMver by nieji .oif years
aud years a.nd years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect Jkuown to the Art 'of
Brewing. Is it any ;woude*"tkalt it has taken a place
in the hearts .of th- people which no oilier beer can
supplant ?    Doz., .quarts $2. Doz., pints $ I.
Vancouver Breweries, ltd
Vanc-jiver, (8. C. Tel. 429
For Sale at all flrst-eloss Saloons, Liquor Stores mid Hotels or
delivered to your house. •
School Goods
Tea, Coffee and
You buy the Best aud Cheapest -when
you boy at
Cor. Westminster and
Sixth avenues.
SPECIAIJ— Some beautiful lines of
Euglish'Tea Sets ut closest prices, iCall
and see'them.
Pointed Paragraph;?..
-here is uo disgrace iu unprovcntablo
poyor^ty. The disgrace is in not doing
OMfloyoi. best to better ou£ condition.
The love of excellence is tbo voice of
God bidding us up and up, lest wo forget our Divine origin and revert to
Try fq be happy in th.s present
moment, and put uot off boing so to a
time 'to come, as itl.ongli that time
should .be of another mnke from this,
which hns already come aud ^s sure.
There is a tremendous power in
character wheu added to ability A
groat many youths think that ability is
everything, that if a man has brain
power lie can accomplish most anythiufej
but Jie is a light-weight man, no matter
how .able, if he does not udd character
to hie.ability.
Read the New _orl_ Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New "fork Dental Parlors for .your work
fhough  a million daisies
the grass,
Aud afryly    peep    through  yon-def
pasture bars.''
My  feyered soul  goes longing us J pass
For all the inaccessible high stars I
What though the linnet lift its fender
psalm? .
. it**'-
What though I he  air resound wltb
raptured thrush''
Always I loug to catch beyond Che oulin.,
Tho iuiprobablo wild music of   the
All day my soul, immured in flesh and
Struggles iu   shallow  pond of   life
Only in sleep's unbounded ocean flooii,
Gpd I   for  an   hour   I    sound  what
depths of truth!
, —Edward Wilbur Mason.
''Oh, had I the wings of a dove!"
Aud I thoughtfully mused thereat,
"If she gets them  next Suuday we're
certain to see
Tfee pair of thom stuck .on her hat "
-Nixon Waterman.
Solf-coutrol will succeed with oua
talent where, self-indulgence will fail
with teu.
There oro people to whom it is a
penance to listen. T.liero tire bores who
for their sius ngninst society ought to bo
imprisoned and condemned to listen in
perpetuity to each other's discourses,
hut, after all, these are few. Social
intercourse suffers far more from tlie
fact that too many want to talk and
too few arc willing to listen. Conversation uuder such conditions ceases to bo
a pleasant method of exchanging ideas
and becomes a struggle for supremacy.
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J _. «Ws.imH'll<H'..'i|r nws'fir'' ffurivi'Tjiiri'vr netxtpnttmer
Personal notices of visitors on
Ht. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by '-'The Advocate."
Subscribers a;o requested   to rep iri
any carelessu   - in the delivery of this
-/■'•T_ty> Advo-at'C" is always pliiasei:
■{.'. !•< .viyc f.'o 11 iNAi- iider. auy items bi
-j- - ,fl ii.tffcst Kii'-hip i -notices of ]»ople
-^itiitg «'.u M^..^n::is:liit or of lociil
«jU(.'il>pafJ jisit—ig   sK'.tniit.   points,   nil
'•iini affairs, churNii «_d lodge  uews.
, .   |;;, nj.'iritai.'cs, i-tn.
j,^i>t.;;w's;i'il 'fl*, '^t^.^jsijclei;
.«v i' ujiij.meiir, »ii. i jt \yjft .■-
When the tide of population   pours   into   Vancouver   this
&}1 and winter, :lots«u Mt Pleasant will command the price
that k>t_ in the City now command.
ReA.d thiis list a;id .ap.n«.e and see us .about them.
Property ou    Westminster   avenue,
—.iugjuigi,a;reutal of ^1(!0 per utoutli.
A good buy-: a farm, 80 ucifes uuder
cultivation; price *5*>.'I00
6 lots .ou  Four:e/Datli  avenne,   $SB0]
Six-room house on Howo street, |1,20
cash, balance on easy terms.
j —;
;       Beautiful'home, a corner lots, Thirteenth tuffitme, near -the avenue; spleu
j    did buy.
Oue lot, 86x130, ou Westminster ave-
nue-l prioe tSO", $400 down,
balance nu easy terms.
2 88-ft.'lots, 9-Komneil House,.flrclvrd
■small fruit. ... ,*%QtiO
Elgthth avenuo,   2  lots, .on   corner,
> acres at Eburne, black soil.^fip.OO per
acre; beuiiiifnl view. Terms.
■ room House, iseivted nt $16 per month,
south hull' uf lotu in 200a; -*1.700, '
*w00 cash, balance to iirinnge.
1 Lois (corner)  Wistmiiister   nyenue,
80*1.8-3 ; price *.*i 500,  terms.
A .good   bn. on Grandview, #250.
The Farmed "Wife
'Is 'very careful about her churn,   She
.scalds it thoroughly after using, and givejf
•it a sun bath to sweeten it. Sho knows
-that if her churn Is sour it,t will -taint the
| 'butter that 4s mado In H.   yhe-atomtwsh.l*
-a churn.  'In the stomach and digestive
ami nutritive tracts aro juirfonmnd ijiro-
s.cesses which  are exactly  akllj to Hroa.
..churning ,ol iuittur,  Js .Vt not Apparent
•.then that If-this stomach ohurn Is foul li
-makes fuiti.all which is put Into it?
i    il'lin evliof t), foul atomach Is not oloue
tlie bad .ti.st.i -In the iinoutb aixi the (mil
sbrfatli omiSA- by.lt, hut.thelcorruptfonaf
•.tho pure cwTBOt ot blood and tbo dlsseni-
•Inatloy .itf disease throughout ithe body,.
rlJr, flua'c'^i tOolflon _|(eilical Discovery
..piakns ijthn -sour :a_j.i foul stQfliacb sweet,
itxloosilnr'tlic stomach what tbe wa.ihln(f
.an*} siui:l—tli do forth«.chui-—absolutely
»rcni»v.i-flvcry talnttiiff or corrupting ola-
Tmon.t.  iln 'this way It cui'es  blotches,
-pinipln*, .<)Bi»ptlous, serofuloiis swellings,
. sorn'sj, ,qr  .open   eating  ulijecs  and   all
.Ujutnors or-diseases arising from bad blood.
I     If iyou lio,vo.bitter, inasty, foul taste In
-your;Rioutli,,coateil tongue, foul breath,
.'arfl wnuk and _»as)ily tired, .-feel depressed
And deajKindent, haye.freqiicnt head aches,
.ijdizzy nljtacks, gnawing or distress In stomach., constipated orirregular bowels, sour
.^iT'llltter risings a/tor eating ,and poor
.appe/lto, these symptoms, qr any sonslder-
•flblooumlierof them.indleate that you aro
-sufToring from biliousness, torpid, or lazy
•Jlver' wjifch tho usual .accompanying lndf«
f nation, or dyspepsia and thoir attendant
Tbo best agents known to medical nc(-
.pncH.ior the cum of tho abovo symptoms
.and conditions, as attested by theiwrltlngs
of leading teachers ai«4 practitioners, of
.all the sovi'i'iil .iclionlmif medical practioe,
.have Is'i'ii skillfully and banoionlouslv
fomblnedbi I)r. Pierce's GoW«n Medical
Discovery.  That this Is absolutely true
will bo readily proven to your satisfaction
tf you will but mall a postal card reouest
.to Dr. R. V. Pierce, -ufTalo, N. Y..,fot
A free copy,of his booklet odextracts froiu
-the Bt-mlarji medical a^tlitirltles, giving
/the nainn-l;'>t)all the InMMfcnU entering
into his :jk rldifamed niedlelnoi snd alii *•
•mmtoW**mp*t emtfmtjnttMWm*! ^•;v.*f^',Tii^:'J'^^^M-*flr^»V' *iW*f*\*V*m*^
Oiitho.ut^ii.'Dftof t_."IH.-     "   '" ' *"■•'' '• '-'-'       -.*!IV» i-    '' n.ijss >>....ji.  v •
'ilrAHSWiWNB uveune—7 room thonse.'
Keitttfifnl honse, A lots ou corner, iu
Grandview. I_ovely home.
"Beautiful coru^, fine house ou  prop-
Beautiful 9-room   House,   gas aud
eiiiotric light, cotiveuieiitto oarj
Thirteen Oi avenue.
y-rooni house Tenth avenne, near Westminster avenue; price $2 700, terms.
Ou Sixteenth avenue, l^-aere, fine view
overlooking the city; price $800,
half cash.    Splendid buy.
Lot  '8<Jxl8S   on  Westminster   ivv-iui.
twi:.-storey building, in  fme courti-
■tion; lensed .fur £ vears; title perfect.     Price *14.00S.
Nronmed  House,  lot  4!)i,1,xl20,  Eighth
iwv-iuo; price "il.DOO.
Two lots, cleared and graded, $1,600,
inside lot for ".738    Will build to
erty.   In desirnjbla part of Vancouver     ;       suit purchaser ou easy terms,
-m~. '" -._t—
—wee-* iTp^sv - ..>...
Mrs. R,Whitney.
2444 Westminster ave, <H_E ADVOCATE, yANCOUYEfl. BRITISH.COLUMBIA.
im. :.',■/!-■ ^_i!_in»_-
Tie Municipal Council of South Van
,couver wijl meet this Saturday
Tljo boys of th.e South Vaucouver
.School hnve organized au Athlotie
.Association for tha purpose of taking
,jip the different brauphes of sport. The
.following are the officers:
Hon. Presjiient^-Mr. J. Jones.
President—Wesley Smith.
1st Vice-President—K 0. Hodgsou.
2d Vice-President—G. F. Timms.
.Sec.-rTrous.—S. J. Clarke.
( Football*--Fred-Rosenberg
Captains   I
•( Lacrosse—Eoy Stephens.
The  Association  Football Team   is
aiow ready   to  arrange  matches with
lOther teams,
The %-uunptl of the late   Qlareuce T.
Lobb, sou  of Mr.  aud .Mrs.  Thomas
Lobb, 240 Tenth avenue east, took place
ou Tuesday afternoon and was largely
..attended by sympathizing frieuds of tlie
family,   "he deceasod was 21 years of
age ami   was   well-known and highly
esteem .ii I y ;i wi£o circle of friends aud
,ncquuiiir.'"ei-,  uud   his  sudden death
was a'shuck, to all. He was taken ill
"Tuesdaj evening last'aiid died Sunday
in'oruiui- ;•!:61' uu operation ou Saturday.
Funeral  i    vices   worfe  held  in the
A'dvi - i tian Church by Elder Geo.
E. Oi ■,; ride:      Seattle, nud the church
was orowde I with sympathising frieuds.
The   pallbearers   were   Messrs.   C.  C.
Rous'   Ji rh Parks, C. Simpson, Harry
Nelson, Mr, ...i'.i .tson,  Mr. Thompson.
The youug map was nh ardent church
wori;-. ■■ .i'i. b id j-st. been elected Vice-
.Presideul ol Ihe Yoeug People's Local
.Onion nl' Christian Euileuvor Societies
.of the city.
Thi' floral tributes wore many nud
..beau:-.:'.' froiii thi .oilowing: Family,
,a brokeu circli ; Mr, and Mrs. J D.
..Ross, auolior; Stanley and Winnie.Koss,
.spray; .Mr. aud .ilrs. W. R. Owen,
.Spray; Mr lind  Mrs,  I.  Foster, spray;
Mr. a::'! ':'■:.. O. Fo, tor, spray; Mr. anil
Mrs- .i'i ■".>'.:" ...iti,l Mrs, Newitt,
.spraj . "ill- ....'  ill  . _'';.nils, spray; Mr.
and Mrs.   Ben   Steel,   spray;  Mr.. V.
Hicki thill    spray; Mr.  S   Loo,
spray '-: ! ' - ; 4y, spray; Misses
'lay iiud Susio
•...-, i, spray-; Mrs, ii. P..Pettipiece,
:■:•■. i. I Urs McClillough,
Mrs. Pearson, .-pray; Mr. aud
.Mrs Fitch, spray: Mr, and Mrs. R. A,
Muir i.' Sooksaokj Wl■■ uu., spray; Mr.
.UUd Mrp, I .':;i ■ Sftyes of Nooksaek,
..spray; Mi",   und   Mrs    .fames  Nelson,
wreath;   W. 3    Lobb and  family of.
"n:.; ; W. , . Dunlop qf Seattle,'
Mr. and Mrs  11   Armstrong and.
cross;   Mr.   uud    Mrs. A.   E.
Cftrter, spray : .Mi.   tt, !':.-k».iiug, spray ;
Mr: and Mrs. Coiblok, s;i'u.y; Air. nud
.Mrs.   Carlyle,   wreath;   Mi', nud Mrs.
W..D. Muir, star; Mr. aud Mrs. Juo.
JBrysou. spray: Mr. and Mrj...Jno, Muir,
. spisiy.; Mr. Ohas. .Siinpsorj, .spray; Mr.
Chas Rouse of Sort-tie, spray j Mr. and
Mrs T. West, spray.; .Mr; and Mrs. T.
.Phillips,    spray;     Mnry   .and    _"iun)e
Jiuekltl wreath/; 'Mr. If. Crocker,
.wreath; Miss p, Honiss, spray; Mr.
.and Mrs. J. \V Cole, spray; Sir. and
.Mrs. MoKcrroci, wreath i Mr. and Mrs.
Russell, wreath; Mr. C. Townsend,
,■ .trass,:  .Mr,  und   Mrs   ,J.  H. .Loekliu,
wreath;   Miss Dollio  ;'..•.«, spray; Mr.
and Mrs. Fonton, wreath; Mr.and Mrs.
.Mills and family, wreath ; Mr. aud Mrs.
JI.   Nelsou,   spiny;   0. O. F.  No. -SOP,
.wreath; I nyfil Workers of ,.the Adveut
.Christian Church, anchor; Local JTniou
_af   Chriiinu   Eudeuvor,  wreath;  Mt.
Pleasunt  Muthodist   Epworth League,
nuclior; Dominion Steam Laundry,
.iivi'il.istiui,' wyeftth; Shareholders Of tbe
Watson pu,, wreath.
The funeral of Maggie, tho dRine-
tuiouths-u. i daughter  o"   Mr. and Mrs.
,Wiu. Low of Ninth avenue, took place
.at 2 p, ui. I'eb, 20th, the Rev. Mr.
.iietheringt'in       olhoiatiiig;       funeral
urrahgeinents were In charge of Armstrong &• Edwards,
,The funtnil of Mrs. Hannah Qiaxm_n.il
.took pluci. Friday at 8:110 p. m_, the
.Rtv. A. ,.E. Hetheriugton officiating.
Tlie deccoBod was 64 years of Age nnd
;resided Wjitb her sou Mr.Wm Diamond,
,.« Dufferip street Three children survive hor: Mrs. M. Perry, Mrs. F;
Dirmiueyy-id Mr. Wm. Diamond. The
.funeral arrmig'.mi'iits wera in charge of
Armstrong & Ld v> ards,
DO IT._r.OW i—If mu aheady a Sub.
j-eriber t«"'!iio ...ilvi.t-nto"  bieolho out
Ecw    OrtlyW for IS un". ■■■• f
Incubators, Etc.
1st Car Just^toqqi^.
iojip Westminster avenue.
Royal Crown
the Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had |ree for R0Y4.L Ckown
Soap WitASapBRS.
for Plauts nud '.Cut Flowers; nlso
n.quuntity of Shrubs and Ornamental Trees to be disposed, of ata
big reductiop for tlie next 80 days
Nursery  & Greenhouses,  corner of
Fifteenth and Westmiuster avenues.
The Cheapest Place jn the City.
. Pleasant
;[. 0. O. F.
Mt. Pleasnut Lodge "No. lUmeets every
Tuesday at H p. iu , iUiOdftfellows Hall
Westiniiister nvenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially iuvited
to attend.
Nou;.e GKAjjB-T-Stauley Morrison.
Recouping. Secketauy^i. Patter-.
sou, 120 Tenth avenuo, east.
Alexandra Hive No. 7, hqlfls regular
Review   2d nm. lth Mondays,of each
month in  Knights  qf  Pythias    Hall
Westminster avenue.
Visitiug Ladios always wqlcoiuc.
Lady Commander—.Mrs. N. Pettipiece,
.So Tenth nveuue, east. ,
Lady Record Keeper—Mjs. J. Martin^'
Ninth avenue.
iL.iC L. i
Mt. Plensant JL. O. L.,;
No. l_fe_2_, meets t)Ue4st nud'
iid lliuriday of.eael^oioutl},'
,at8,fi. m, iu,lrtie/K. of PJ
All     yiiitilig    .Birethreui
^■cordially welcome.
J. Martin, W. M.,
.    Wlv!<intlM>v^i|*-, rust J
Ralph S Cuiumings, Rue. Sec'y..     .
•j-i.i w*!j^i_ilusit.r avenues
I/..0. F-
Court Vauoouver 1888, Independent
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4th
Mouiln-v- of each mouth at 8ip.-ui,, in!
Oddfellows' Hull.
Visiting brethren always welcome. ■■
CitiEK Ra.nokb—A. Pengelly. I
-EC'OltlJI.Vli.SKCllKTAKY-^ M. J.i©MhnU,
tl'.'i'i 1'rlnccss s|i'vut, City..
Financial SKr;v.ETAiiY—Ralph i>. Cunii
mings, "Aflvocat-''t.^ttOo, Mt. Pletwantj
Ymicoiiv*!' Couueil, Sfo. .31(a, .meets
every iii and  4th  ThHW)ays of eMh
uiou'tb,   m   I   0.  0. F., .Hall,   W«»t-
miuster nvenue.
Sojuarniug  Friends .tyjv-ays weloee_,e
E. R. Flewwelling, I'hiaf Oounclllrir
('in-  liiih mul \\ffitnilnster uvos-
Mi'H.i:0. G. 'J_.innie, 'Recorder
_-t8 8.ven.il aveuue, enst.
Get vour work done at thp
Glasgow Barber Shop
2 doors from Hotel
Fiianj; UNij-pKWoeii, Pniprietor
3RTH.S- T-iitli room fitted with Pow'K-f
-ix    Ba'ih    Tuu    and  all   uioderiij
•onveuietices. ;
E. * J, HAftDV* Cft.
companv.  eln'anciai.,  p«e98 1111(1
Adv-UtiskW)*1 Aijents,
'10 Fleet St., Ijondon, E.iG,, England
Colon inl UyiiTiess a Specialty.
By the w.ay Of variety Eton coats with
smnll peplums aro lieing shown by a
nnmber of biami-ictors.
Sheer materials will undoubted ly
dominnte iu the lines of wash waigts for
the approaching sensou. I
Made effects in yokes aro selling iu
considerable quantities.
Tbo spnug ,aud summer colorings
promise to be soft nnd quiet.
The use of the ribbon snsh will bo ouo
of tfee features of the   spring  fashions.
.Girdles are n highly important feature in .(fcess, both for day and eveuiug
wenr. !
_Mohair is a material more suitable for
spring than fqr.,fall use in this country.
Eiowers aud ribbons nre to bo tho pro.
euiUtqut trimming ^or the  summer hat.
The .uso of ihoavy laces is a very prom.
ineut ieatiu^e in itbo lingerie waists of
Elbert Hubbard's .Sayings.
Sorrow is a job lot of Second-baud
Evory human being ;is boru -beneath u
sigu-bpard which reads "To ! " The
preachers usod to tell us what tho blank
stood for, but wo don't thiuk so now.
No Juan will long be loynl to a woman
who fails to laugh at his jokes.
It-is just as much fun to put fifty
dollars in a Savings -Bank as to buy
fifty thousand dollars .worth of railroad
Lpvo and mnsic are the two most
beautiful things in the world, but any
map ,who eouceutr-vt'es upon tliem, to
the exclusion of all else, is a candidate
for,the moukey-houso.
.Failure is a habit—ask yonr bankov!
Tliere nro.man who are always ready to
quit. Men who are in the habit of lettiug
their.UQtej. go to protest, do, andtthose
Who acquire tbe.hn-bit.of beiug on time,
are. You do not havo to go to college
to acquire the habit Of being on time
and keeping yonr word=s-fe__y people
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pvouue' "Advocate".Ofiice.
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Betwocu Westminster and Co-uinbia avenues. 'phone 877
Our 20 per cent Clothing Sale.
You want n Suit and wo \*nnt to save you one-fifth of the price.'
—Look us up.—
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The^.;rst and pritieijinl'ibjeot.ijf n very grnat tloitl in" lidtrntising
is not rtlreetltV that of selling goods, butpf estriblishiug r. worthy
fn.i-.f_c—il reeorniz'il re- nt-itinu—to mnlrn r)ii. giHida'amt the linnse
known. Customers otti,t cquip wltfiyio-WfideH of the goods'tUev
seek, the more kinni'li'ijgi'tbe bftter. With cifi.__fle._ci- iirKpirnii
by (stft-i tivAiii-vertisiug, it is then np to ,tbe Salesman to,An tht)
re*t—t'i nirike goofl by.eoiiitesv nnd n ski'lfi-.l prei"eiltlirirf|(lf',pf tlie'
wares wbieh should to up to all th/rt hns been iiilvertised:
THE jADWOGA TE vis the bef^t ^srfftisfeg
inediurn for -ije-icliiiig .Jtiat. Ple.is»\-^t 'J.edf»le—to
gain th-jjr faywivble atlftiition to VO-J'T goods and
store. Advertising rates rea_.o_iablfer"»-j_iot ju \l$
l>-ublislici:r.1 AssQcjation high rate combine.
.Peruna is a household friend tn
more than a million homes. This
■number is increasing every day.
Peruna has become a household word
■all over the English speaking world.
It is an old tried remedy for all co-
'tarrhal diseases of the head, throat,
■lungs, stomach, kidneys, bladder and
•female organs.
■Ask Yoar Druggist tor Free Peruna
A Imamac tor 1907.
Re--?-on  In   It.
An officer  In  the    army  requested
permission  to send with his baggage
;to a distant  po.;t on  the  frontier    a
small box oJ books.    He was gruffly
refused by the old man.
"Anything m  reason, sir," snorted
• the C.  0.    "But books!    Stuff    and
"Then I suppose it is useless, sir,
to ask permission to send a keg of
1 -whiskey ?"
"Not at nil.    Not at all.    Send it
■by  all  means.'   I  snid    anythin,: ,in
reason."—Pittsburg Press.
i. iMiTr   n.
The   Expert iu •-iit»   That   Have   Been
Made and Wbat Ther Show.
Does It appear that any one has prepared from sterilized bouillon by the
action of radium or in any other way
living organisms capable of multiplying either by repeated subdivision or
by means of spores or capable of producing definite fermentlve changes
such as those which we associate wltb
go many of the organisms hitherto Investigated? The uuswer jumps straight
to the lips. No such discovery has been
recorded nor has anything been observed which would justify us in supposing that we are on the verge of
making such a discovery at the present
The fact ls tbat, though much bas
been written and among other things
quite a big book, very little has really
been accomplished up to the present.
A few preliminary experiments suggested by the marvelous qualities ot
radium have been made, and that Is
all. Those experiments and their results, which are not at all revolutionary, may be described In half a dozen
sentences. Mr. Burke finds that when
small quantities of radium bromide or
chloride are scattered on the surface of
carefully sterilized bouillon well protected from the air In closed vessels
minute objects appear iu tbe bouillon
after one or two days.
These objects have been watched,
and Mr. Burke reports that after their
first appearance they develop into two
dots, next present the appearance of
dumbbells and subsequently of biscuits, afterward take on forms which
remind an observer of frog's spawn
and finally divide, lose their Individuality and become transformed Into minute crystals.
These bodies, which Mr. Burke very
prematurely describes as "cultures," do
not multiply, as livlug organisms
should do, when they are transferred
to fresh tubes of sterilized bouillon,
though, as might be expected, they
give some slight evidence that the activity of the radium salt Is not quite
exhausted by its flrst action, and they
are soluble In water.
Now, It would be dogmatic to say
that radium will not generate life in
organic matter, but clearly Mr. Burke
gives us little or no reason to suspect
that It does  so  at  present.
When you lay au egg don't cackle too
long. Get busy and lay another.
There never was an air castle that
was built wltb any consideration of
Those who never do wrong take a
wonderful satisfaction ln tbe saying,
"Murder will out."
Looking for business is like looking
for four leaf clovers, which somebody
else always finds easily euougb.
Men Iu the penitentiary have just
enough to eat and think they do not
have enough. Free men have too much
to eat.
When a man is locked out of his own
house bow be disturbs the neighbors
trying to get in, but bow quietly a burglar gets In!
When tbe bald spot at the back of a
man's head shows beneath tbe rim of
his hat somehow It looks as bad as
when a woman's skirt slips away from
her belt.
Navigating H icbon Bay.
Every newspaper fr" in distant points
In Hrltsh North America that one pieki
up shows the development that V going on in ail parts of Canada, a development that ls veiy largely overlooked by the pe pie of other parts,
deeply engaged on their own section of
the natl >naJ edifice. The St. John'3.
Newfoundland, Herald. In lis regular
nfws columns ha-s Items every day
which give Central Canadians, lf one
may use that term, food for thought.
In the Issue Just to hand the steamship St >rd Is reported aa returned
from the north.
"She reports fair weather on Labrador, and since leaving here was
right through Hudson Bay to the bottom of James Bay, where she landed
stores at Revlllons post, and took on
thirty paeka_.es of furs, having good
weather though foggy at tlm.ee."
Apparently s'le was about to a-_tl
again forthwith for Ungava Bay but
had been detained by a disagreement
between the crew and some of the officers. The point is that the ship was
down to the southern end of James
Bay late In September, and was about
to start again for the southern end of
Hudson Bay ln October. No wonder
the Western farmers are always looking for the day when they win ship
out their crops by Hudson Bay, when
the locomotive whistle will waken the
echoes ln tha Nelson River Valley and
when the conductor will ahout "All
aboard for Churchill; change can (or
Albany and Moose Factory."
Hald Back.
"That big foundry over there can't
gat ahead very fast.
"Why not?'*
"It'a always casting anchora."	
The Bronchial Tubes and Lungs are Protected against
the Evil Effects of Colds by
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine
You can never tell just what form
I a cold will take, but you may be sure
i it will search out your weakest- organ.
With some it assumes a catiirrhal na-
i ture and affects the head principally;
I with others it becomes bronchitis and
I there sets in a bard cough and severe
chest pains. Then, again, it often
| leads to inflammation of the lungs.
1 consumption, pneumonia or may set-
I tie on the kidneys or bowels.
Because coWb do not always prove
j serious  some    people   take    chances
I with them, but the risk is great. Dr.
I Chase's Syrup of Linseed ' and Turpentine is intended for people    who
want    assurance against   serious results from colds. ,
This great medicine has absolutely
proven its extraordinary control over
coughs, colds, croup, bronchitis,
whooping cough, asthma and all such
ailments, and for this reason has a
place in the great majority of homes.
Treea Worth  Growing.
As ornamental trees tbe beeches attract attention primarily on account
of their dignity of form and peculiarly "clean" appearance; they give ample and spreadiug shade; the leaves
aro remarkably free from tbe Insect
pests, nnd they can generally be readily transplanted. They thrive best in a
rich, deep, sandy loam, but will grow
well in any ordinary soil. The trees
attain a height of 80 to 100 feet. In
the different seasons the beech presents totally different pictures. In
summer it is a broad dome of grateful
shade; In winter a glory of dazzling
light gray; iu spring It floats out Its
Boft velvety gold green leaves, and lu
autumn lt is a rich and mellow mingling of subdued yellow brawns and
grays.—Garden   Magazine.
Letter Carriers'  Scarfl.
"Show me a letter carrier," said a
postal official, "and I'll show you
somewhere or other on the man the
scar of a dog's teeth. Letter carriers
hate dogs, and with good reason, for
they are continually getting nipped.
It ls at houses with front gardens
that thfcy are troubled most. Dogs
run loose in these gardens, and it ls
their delight to bite letter carriers. I
myself have two sears on my hand
and two on my leg. Take a census
of every trade, and I'll guarantee that
the letter carriers will lend all In their
percentage of dog scars."
Frank L. Wellington has died at
us home in Trinity avenue, New
Vork, the victim of o disease which
?aused his bones to snap like glass.
One day while holdng a strap in a
street car his arm snapped off. A
short time later a leg bone snapped.
According to his physician this terrible
condition was brought about by taking medicine which contained a certain mineral  poison.
Again and again has it been demonstrated i»->at mineral medicines are
harmful. It is because Bileans, while
o effective for all liver and digestive
lisorders, yet contain no trace of any
mineral, but are, on the contrary,
purely herbal, that they have won the
praise of medical men, trained nurses
and scientists all the world over.
:5ileans differ from pretty nearly
■very other liver medicine in containing no mercury, and from pretty
nearly every other stomach medicine
in being free from bismuth. They
are also free from alcohol. They are
compounded from the finest known
medicinal herbs and roots and are
thus the best family medicine that
•an be obtained. They operate gently on the bowels, curing constipation
and piles. They correct acidity of
the stomach, stimulate the digestion,
tone up the liver, and correct tbe
secretion of bile. Their general action is at tlie same time corrective
and tonic—correcting faulty secretion,
toiling up weak and debilitated organs. They thus cure anemia, green
sickness, female ailments and irregularities, blood impurities, rheumatism, etc. For nausea, headache, gas,
pain in the chest and between tlie
shoulders they are also very effective. Their operation i.s mild, yet effective. In curing constipation they
do not cause after constipation, nor
do they ever cause griping. Mothers
will find them beneficial in the many
little ailments to whicll children are
subject. All druggists sell Bileans at
fifty cents a box, or they may be obtained post free from the Bilean Co.,
Toronto, on receipt of price. For
$2.50 a parcel of six boxes will be
mailed. This is the most economical
form for family use.
Pope's Skull.
The skull of Alexander Pope, the
poet and satirist- is in the private
collection of a phrenologist. During
some alterations in the churehynrd
where Pope was buried it wus necessary to move his coffin, which was
ope_r d at the time to ascertain the
state of his remains. By bribing the
sexton of the church possession of
the poet's skull was obtained for tbe
night, and in the morning a different skull was returned instead. The
cost of the skull, including the bribe,
wus  £50.
The    Thames   embankment,    competed in 186a, cost £1,710,000.
An ArtUt'■ Handicap.
"What Is the reason the public
doesn't take a greater Interest ln
"The public takes too much interest
in Shakespeare," answered Mr. Storm-
ington Barnes. "The difficulty is that
every mon ln the audience is thinking
of how much better be could do It If
he tried."-'
r DODD'S \
Mr. John Clark, coachman. Port
Hope, Ont., writes: "Being exposed
to all sorts of weather, I frequently
catch cold. Last winter I was so bad
with a cold that I could not speak
above a whisper, and had great
pains in thu chest. At last I feared
it would develop into consumption if
I did not succeed in getting proper
treatment. A friend advised me to
try Dr. Chase's Syrup of LinBeed and
Turpentine and I began to improve
before I bad taken half a bottle. One
bottle cured ray cold, which I believe, would have proven very serious if I had not used this medicine."
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, at all
dealers, o Edmanson, Bates & Co.,
Toronto. To protect you against imitations, the portrait and signature of
Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt
book author, are on every  bottle.
Comparisons Dangerous.
"You con trust Smithers. He's as
honest as the day is long."
"Do you notice how short the days
are getting ?"—Brooklyn Life.
Pains, Like the Poor, Are Always
With Us.—That portion of man's life
which is not made up of pleasure is
largely composed of pain, and to be
free from pain is a pleasure. Simple
remedies are always the best in treat-
ing bodily pain, and a safe, pure
and simple remedy is Dr. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil. You ennnot do wrong
in giving it a trial when required.
Benedick—That luminous paint is
a splendid invention.
Singleton—What do you use it for?
Benedick—We paint the bnby's
face, so wo can give him u drink in
the night without lighting the gas.—
Calcutta Empire.
Manly Strength and Womanly Beauty
depend on purity of the blood, and much
of that purity depends on perfect kidney
Bltering. If these or-ans nre diseased
and will not perform their functions, man
will seek In vain for strength and womnn for beauty. South American Kidney Cure drives out nil Impurities
through the body's "fllterers."—Itepnirs
weak spots.—46
At tbe bottom of the Kosebridge
mine the temperature overuses 94 degrees Fahr. The mine is about 2,500
feet deep.
A motor bus caught fire in Kil-
burn, London. The passengers escaped, but tbe driver and conductor had
to be treated in the hospital.
Useful At All Times—In winter or
in summer Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will cope with and overcome any irregularities of the digestive organs
wbicli change of diet, change of residence, or variation of temperature
may bring about. They should be always kept at hand, am once their
beneficial action becomes known, no
one will be without them. There is
nothing nauseating in their structure,
and the most delicate can use them
Hall Treea.
A woman was much astonished to
receive a letter from another woman
asking for a slip of her hall tree. "1
understand," she wrote, "you've got a
good variety of hall trees, and ns we've
just finished us a new house with a
real nice hall we'll need a tree, and
we'd be ever so much obliged If you'd
send us a slip uv your'n. And please
will you send along with the slip directions tellin' us whether to water lt
from the top er bottom?"
Twltchy Muscles and Sleeplessness.—The
hopeless heart sickness thnt settles on a
mm. or woman whose nerves are shattered by disease can best be pictured in
contrast with a patient wbo has been in
the "depths" nnd hns been dragged from
tliem by South American Nervine. Geo.
Webster, of Forest, Ont., says: "I own
my life to it. Everything else failed to
He Stilled the  Barber.
"How will you have your hair cut,
sir," said the talkative barber to the
victim in the chair!
"Minus conversational prolixity,"
replied the patient.
"How's that sir?"
"With abbreviated or totally eliminated narrations."
"Without effervescent verbosity. Let
even diminutive colloquy be conspicuous by its absence."
The barber scratched his head
thoughtfully a second, and then went
over to the proprietor of the shop and
whispered:—"I don't know whether
that man in my chair is mad or a foreigner, but I can't find out what he
Tbe victim had to explain that he
wanted the job done in silence.—Tit-
i.oet   OjporlnuWIrsi.
"Whnt a pity lt was that baseball
was not known In the old Roman
gladiatorial time."
"Why ior
"Because they would hava ao en-
Joyed killing tb* umpire."
Soap Paste.
A jar of paste made by shaving a
piece of white soap and boiling It ln
water to jelly ls a great convenience
wben a spot appears on a glove or light
colored shoe. Moisten a soft cloth ln
milk, touch It to the paste and rub tl
gently on tbe soiled place. Milk ta better for the purpose than water, bnt thi
latter may be used. ._   ,
".Cook into this
roofing question
Get book on
Right" and
aee how little
risk you take
when you
roof any
building with
' Soldunder a plain GUARANTEE
i that keeps your roof good for 25
■years.   With decent care, an Oshawa-
IShingled roof will last a CENTURY.
Easy To Put On
With a hammer and a snips
(tinners' shears,
anybody can
put Oshawa,
Shingles on
Locked on
all  four
the side lock?
It drains the
shingles  so that
water can't seep
under. Top lock
(see below) makes
whole roof practically one piece and
sheds water quick.
Made in one grade
only 28-guuge semi-toughened »tcol,|
double-galvanized   (saves   painting).]
Wind - water - and - fire-
PROOF. Keep buildings
safe from
Cost only.
4.50 a
.square (10
ft x 10 ft) j
/Send for book-1
et and  learn \
how little a RIGHT',
roof costs.   Address
****** IF
Of Oshawa
ntreal    Ottawa
an-3 Craig St. W.    MS Suusx St.
'•ronto L • r. d o n
lOolkarnsSt- H Dandaa St. ■
Winnipeg     Vanceuver
•*»•_ Lombard at-     «u Psadar 8k
Bargain Hunters—European and American
B PARIS, 1906.
OL.tt American bargain hunter who
Journeys to town on a steaming
day ln search ot summer bargains need have no shame on lhat
score. The only thing that should
give her Buch concern ls, that, after long
practice, she Isn't a touch to her shrewd
foreign sister when on bargains bent.
The former buys her bargains with a
recklessness unknown to the latter, and
it did not take many hours of a week
lately spe: across the channel, nor more
than a few minutes of contrast ln the
Bon Marche, to discover this.
The bargain counter offers a great op-
Sortunlty tor character study. The open-
anded side of an American is found to
be coupled with a peculiar greediness
that demands everything worth while in
sight. A foreigner is generally direful and, though Investing In a smaller
way, takes longer, tor she goes over and
over the tempting array before a final
In London the months of July and
August are absolutely given over to bargain sales, from the most exclusive
shops down to' the push-cart vender.
To an American shopper the deliberation of those stoical English, which always appears like indifference, makes
you wonder why they troubled to come
at all (though the salesperson doubtless
knews better); and this Is not nearly so
curious as the nature of the main drawing card: fur coats and winter wraps!
lio recent Institution, either, for upon
remarking, ln one of the best places In
.Regent street, that a certain style of
fur bolero was like the very lateBt models, they told us thai Canada had expressly prepared a whole stock of the
name order for these midsummer sales.
Now that every one has left town
lt ls quito the fashion to "motor" In
for the day. The trip is really worthy
of a gay luncheon at the "New Rltz"
.when you count up a:i that ls being
.'saved.' Old not the magnetic word
"bargain" draw them thither, would that
extra .ur Jacket be Included in next
winter's wardrobe, I wonder, with a
cloth skirt to match It, of course, and
a hat of contrasting fur later on? That
must remain an open question.
And It Is not only Bond or Regent
•treet that Indulges ln the "summer
il»—-"   "Summer barnains" an the oush-
carts of pitiful Whltechapel tell us the
contagion has reached all classes. Here
the "flower girl" la found ln shoala
on Saturday night pondering vylth Indecision between a new white waist, of
coarsest texture, that can be worn tomorrow and a shawl of winter weight
that will be pawned long before the flrst
snow comes.
The woman still as she Jokes and
Jostles over a "bargain," for all her
curious pot hat and uncomfortable
shawl—that uniform as mysterious for
Its ugliness as for Its discomfort. A pathetic figure, thl- bleary-eyed London
"flower girl," with her bitter misnomer.
In all the civilized world there ls no
creature bo abject.
By the French "dp me du monde" the
great artist ol dress ls seldom patron-
lzed, mainly because she can't afford
It; but often lt is merely from the
economical standpoint. Madame iu
Mom!., could give the rest cards and
spades, and then win hands down—she
ls the most wonderful of frugalists. Indeed, extravagance is cons.dered the
hallmark ot vulgarity In that charmed
circle of the French capital—as the
few foreigners who have been permitted
a glimpse of Its beautiful simple life can
testify. There great culture Is taken as
a matter of course, — ong with the
regulation number of footmen and the
family portraits by Nattier and Van
Loo and Da Vinci.
An occasional beautiful bit of household goods Is the favorite extravagance;
and, lei me tell "on. It ls xhibited and
discussed as a work of art—as It usually is. Of the latter, In the eal sense,
the family collection needs nt recruits,
the-occurrence of a wcuing being th**
single instance of such  Investment.
And this dr me of the old noLlesse 's
the real bargain hunter, after all,
though she is conspicuous by her absence only at the summer sale. Far
away in her chateau she Is entertaining
her friends with ingeniously devised, but
always simple, sorts of pleasures. That
Is the keynote of her while existence,
that careful planning. Household roods
and clothes are selected with the same
good taste, nothing bizarre, everything
substantial, so that the rapid changes
of fashion make but little difference.
Of   course,   she   is   celebrated for her
cleverness ln remodeling and managing.
I can vouch for the story of a young
counters who got for her maid a position at Paqu.n's and continued to pay
her while she served an apprenticeship
there; and now this young beauty Is
noted for her gowns, yet she spends less
than flfteen hundred franca . aOO) yearly on her entire wardrobe.
To American ears, lt must be confessed, ..ihe- constant recurrence of that
favorite byword, "II taut falie lea.
-letltcs economies," becomes _at u trifle
rksome. though it be ever so lightly
spoken. They consider the most frugal
of us pos,lively lavish, these French
women. I am aft- 1, were they In town
at this seusoi. to see the . nerican bargain hauler In her glorv. they would
brand her as nothing short of a criminal.
At least, the Bon Marche and Maga-
zln du Louvre don't object i • her, for
these are her happy hunting grounds.
The exclusive dressmaker does not are
to aptu his golden i.arvest by letting
her know of the existence of such a
thing as bargains "chez lul." To the
great stores this luxurious bargain
hunter is very seful, howtver; they offer her al prices that seem like robbery the remnant of their spring tea-
son, beautiful real laces by the piece,
silk stocking:! and gloves by the box.
The latter are to go up to twice tniir
price ln October, by the way, owing to
the scarcity of skins caused by long
glove fashions.
Some amusing snatches of conversation are overheard in thc.:e days, when
the discomfort of the crowd and the
heat seems positively to increase witn
the babel of mixed tongues—and the
French disregard tor ventilation! Yesterday i stood beside a couple of New
Yorker.—from their accent; both wera
siick ana span enough for a weeding
"Do you know, dear," said she, "I
think it would pay us to come over
every summer, or at least every other
summer, Just to get stocked in tht-s»
little things."
Perhaps her words were lost in the
din, before reaching the ear for which
ihey were intended; at least, the answer to them was hardly an obvious
one; it was spoken slowly, In a far-off,
soliloquizing   tone:
"I wonder," said he, "If these oar-
gains are repily a saving?" B. D.
Color Work Grows More
INCH by inch color work lo encroaching upon the province of all-
, white embroidery, showing Itself
especially strong in table cover3 and
their llttle cousins, which seem like
nothing in the world but great centrepieces. ,
Art nouveau and Renaissance Ideas
have been combined, to mutual benefit, for the designs, even In pieces that
rank as Russian or French or Eastern, or as anything else.
One stunning cover of natural-colored linen was apparently embroidered solid In red, the big, effective design looking as though lt represented
lots and lots of work. It didn't,
though, tor outlining was the only
stitch used, row after row of ft filling
In the design, and the heavy rope-silk
doing Its snare to minimize the work
of that tilling by working up heavily.
.,     _-______——__—___———_—__.
'   To Make Eyelets
THERE'S a  new   way   of   making
those troublesome eyelets, discovered by a girl who is locally famous for Inventing labor-saving ideas.
It consists in running the eyelet
around and then cutting It from end to
end, and buttonholing lt, making the
stitches aB deep as those upon the us-
. ual buttonhole, but reversing the stitch
. so that the edge stitches back upon the
material instead of around the open
edge of the eyelet.
It is about one-fifth as hard to do as
the usual way; and the difference ln
length of time is even more marked.
Bags for Clothes     '
WHEN you are making dustbags to
slip over your prettiest dresses,
make  u.uc ones for your white
vv nite will yellow. There's no denying
that Many a pretty party dress, hung
away for a little while, has yellowed on
the hooks until it ls a far cry from the
pretty, fresh bit of daintiness It was at
first But a blue bag—one of the deeper
en na biues is a good uepth of cu.ui ,o
get — m ikes a mighty good ounce of
Economy in Dress
(it DIDN'T go. I had nothing sult-
I  able   to   wear,   and   I   knew   1
I wouldn't   enjoy  lt."   The   words
have  a  familiar   sound.    We've   saitl
them ourselves many a tune.
lt isn't easy to go places when yoa
aren't properly gowned, lt iBn't comfortable to mingle with other women
when your heart Is sore for the lac_
of all the dainty feminine frills with
whicll they are possessed, and yet—
it isn't good to stay away.
1 knoiv one girl who has hosts of
friends, and who keeps up with tliem.
too, who owns ju..t one street gown,
in a season, which musl do duty for
every sort of occasion She has a
set of skilful fingers and an ingenious llttle brain, and sue has rejoiced
loudly ln the recent fashion of white-
blouses. She has numbers of them.
at a very little cost, for she ls fast
becoming adept ln hunting for bargains ln materials. Sho has developed a talent for laundering them that:
might put a French professional to.
the blush, and she always looks fresh.
and dainty. What extra money comes
her way goes for gloves, shoes and
millinery trifles, for she also builds
most ravishing little hats.
To be sure, the your.g woman In
question has more time than some of
us, aud perhaps more skill, but shu
teaches four hours a day in a primary school, and her view ls encouraging, for she succeeds in getting a pretty fair share of enjoyment
out of life
Ooing  out   among   people   when   you
don't   feel   that  your  clothes  are  aU
that  they  might bi  ls not unlike  _
swimming   lesson — something    of   a.
shock when you first plunge into tho. .
water,   but   mighty   exhilarating   after- i
you  are   really   there.    It's dead   easy?
to   get   Into   tbe   habit   uf   not  going-. .
and few people are willing to troubles■,
to go after vou if you don't come o_ *
your  own  accord,  but  once  you  are-
there It ls the most natural thing foe '
your friends to insist upon your coming again.
Clothes  mean  such a  lot to us women   that   It  sounds  almost   heretical ,
to  say  that they dor't'always count,,
but,  after all,  aren't   we   much   better-
off  if  we  dor't   let  the  lack of them .
BDotl all our fun?
' Ar~—»**
WITH most of us, drawnwork
means tkat done in Mexican
style, with the straight lines
and the countless forms of
splderwebs and butterflies which mark
It. But there are plenty of other kinds
—those developed by other nationalities,
each bearing the Imprint of racial
Mexican drawnwork, like everything
else, has its grades, but not even the
coarsest is ugly, while the finest Is as
delicate as an exquisite bit of lace.
Strangely enough, the women who make
It do the work on good, substantial
linens—there's little of the flimsy type
of work about that, even the least ex
pensive of lt that finds Its way up to
Japanese work Is as different from It
as the Japanese themselves 'from the
Instead of the straight lines—the
threads hold In place by buttonholing
wherever the linen has been cut—all
sorts of odd little patches of It—queer.
Irregular things—are Introduced here
and there, apparently at haphazard, ln
reality, purt of a weirdly beautiful design, which only reveals Itself when
the last stitches have been set.
A great deal of Japanese drawnwork
ls used In combination with that fist
type of embroidery which ls so distinct
ively Japanese. A ' dragon, made of
many scales, each embroidered by Itself
and outlined to emphasize its separate-
ncss, will coll Its length in a position es
fantastic as the mythical creature itself. Here and there, wherever Its introduction will lighten or add to the
effect of so much flat, solid, all-white
embroidery, Is Introduced an irregular
patch of drawnwork. Usually, like ^. ery-
thlng In Japanese art and decoration, it
is symbolical of something—perhaps the
liollovt of a breaking wave, perhaps a
r*ft__d. But lt ls always beautiful, always Just the right "last touch" to a bit
of artistic work.
Threads, with the Japanese, are not
to be considered as obstacles, but to be
handled ln any form whatever that will
accomplish the work.
There are no involved stitches In Japanese work; the stitch Ib nearly always
the same—Just a queer little, Indescribable catching together of threads ln tiny
blocks, which begin and end as Indefinitely, yet as surely accomplishing a set
purpose, as their philosophy.
Russian drawnwork Is perhaps most
wonderful of all. for the most Involved
figures are left In solid threads upon a
background of delicate drawnwork. Some
of   lt—that  done  on   cobwebby   linen—
THE prettiest style
ln gloves hns
come back into
fashion — long
rhousquctalre gloves,
both ln suede and giace
That long, wrlnkled-
up effect is the most
attractive style out-
why, nobody knows,
and nobody, least of
all the woman who
has discovered Its be-
comlngnesB, and
reveling ln the knowledge, cares.
Short sleeves (and
there are to be short
sleeves   ln   every   sort
of costume) are responsible for their
return. And the prettiest part about
them 13 that they must be definitely
wrinkled up—there's no stretching
out a glove to make a long, smooth
Twelve-button gloves, so popular
when mousquetaire gloves were last
in fashion, aren't popular at all —
everything is either eight or sixlcen-
button length; the eight ls worn with
Ihree-qinrter, or even long, sleeves, and
thp longer ones with elbow sleeves,
tucking the glove woll up under the
edge of the sleeve.
' Tho return of black into form has
brought with it long black gloves—the
greatest comfort imaginable. Fur long
black gloves are becoming to almost
every hand, making small ones look even
.mailer, and a large hand I'mall and
graceful. And it Is such a relief to wear
a kind that doesn't have to be cleaned
every lime you wear them.
Rut tlon't mako the mistake of wear-
ng black gloves with anything but a
black gown.
In  evening' gloves   white,  of  course,
rules; but, besides,
there's a wealth of
evening gloves in colors
—yet colors so delicately
suggested that they are
no more than the merest
tints, exquisite ln their
_oft suggestion of color.
Green and pink, blue
and violet—every color is
there, but it is Just one
shade removed from
white. With a pink
gown, those pink-tintetl
gloves look white, yet
tone In with the costume
without even that slight
sense of contrast that
goes with while worn
with color.
Both glace and suetle
are worn, with the prettiest distinctions Imaginable. With soft chiffons
land chiffon will be worn
a great deal) and laco,
and the whole long line
of rich but lull-finish
materials, suede gloves
will be worn, as more In
keeping with that curious
tinalliy of depth that
characterizes those
Willi   the   shimmer   of
silk    nntl    of    crepe   de
chine,    glace    kid    combines   best,   echoing   the
smooth sheen of tbe silk.
Street gloves are queer,
mannish   things,   square
and    all    but    awkward,
and yet absolutely stunning.       They're     grent,
neavy   things,    for   the
most part, with the newest tiling about them un
odd,   square  cut,   full  of
style antl  interest.
One or two  clasps,  or
a single big button, fastens them. When
only one fastening is used, the glove Is
cut quit, short, more like a man's glove
than anything we've ever had beforo.
White, for the more d sy occasions.
Is still first favorite; but new, unusual
palo shades of tan and gray, and of
queer, indescribable neutral tints, nre
all good. In the darker shades there's a
host of new things—heavy gray gloves
and the richest tans and "oaks," and,
perhaps host of all, certainly strong in
thoir styles, black gloves stitched with
The backs are no longer decorated with
row ufter row uf stitching. Instead, are
used only the plainest of little welts—-
throe welts—"Paris stitching.'' Ihey call
It—or "spear stitching," where each welt
has two accompanying tiny oblique
welts pointing down townrd the wrists.
There's even a sprinkling of colors,
some of them turned almost Into novelties by stitchlngs of a contrasting color.
Bluo, stitched with red, or with a dull
yellow threud, suggestive ot old gold, is
looks a little like darned work done on,
filet net.
It ls the only form of drawnwork in
which initials have been attempted, an*
they are not only attempted ln It, but-
Anything that has design can be reproduced in the Russian form of drawnwork-
—no matter how many small curves and '
windings the pattern or the initial
takes, the work follows It. Whole fronts
of blouses are made in a single piece,
with odd, conventional groupings of
flowers and leaves laid all over it, the
design left of the solid threads thrown.
Into dramatic relief by the way'.the
background is delicately picked out
around lt. Even the velnings of leaves:
and blossoms are executed.
When you see It and realize that the
false cutting of a single stitch spoils
the whole piece, the great delicacy and
interest of the work reveals itself.
German drawnwork Is widely unlike
all three others, being a prim series of
tiny blacks, worked out more In an outline of a pattern—always formal, conventional In type—than in an Involved
design. Less beautiful than the others.
It has a certain solidity of construction well suited to the character of the
people who create It, and to the sort of
linens, close and firm in weave, on
which lt ls Invariably executed.
In one form or another drawnwork
finds its way onto every sort of thing,
from table linen to blouses—and even to
an occasional gown; and in every one of
Its forms lt is a definitely beautiful trimming.
PICTURE frames which have takem
on a peculiar streaky., dingy lookr
can often be fixed up, at home at
small cost, But If Uie frame is
covered wilh the real gold leaf, don't at-,
tempt to touch it up yourself; and don't
include that in the list of those easily, .
inexpensively fixed up. Almost anything else can be subjected to hoi_-
treatment with satisfactory results.
For" the usual gill frames, in which
most of our oil paintings are set, good
preparations come for rogliiling that aro
easily applied, The frame should be.
wiped off carefully lirst, the cluth just
moistened so that it will curry off the
dust successfully. A round brush—one
of the sort invented fur stencil work-
gets the dust out of carvings in a way
that nothing else can. Go over every
nuuk and cranny carefully, and even;
moisten the. brush slightly.
When your frame Is clean and per- -
fectly dry, apply the preparation of gilt.
The only particular cure you'll huve to
consider Is that it is evenly put un. If'
sumo parts of the frame are more dingy,
than the rest, give tlie whole frame it,
couple of coats; or go over the dingy
places llrst. giving then, a separate cout,
and letting it dry before going over the
whole frame.
Wooden frames may be cleaned Willi
a cloth, moistened in water softened bv
u Utile soap. But the cluth must be
only slightly moist—u long wuy frtotr.
wet. I
The same treatment, only with oIol'.-S',
definitely wet wiih tepid water aniij-
soaped, may 'uo applied io metal frames.;
Only be careful nnt tu get your cloth,
so wel that the water will have any-
chance to work Into the joinings. Antl
grt the frame thoroughly dry, or tho
melul  will corrode. J>\
EMPIRE STYLES have touched
evening coats with wonderful
skill, cor among them have
blossomed out some of the prettiest things in Hie world, with belts
lilted high tinder the arras, nnd a hundred ways of handling the rather full
skirt thm falls from it.
Broadcloth makes most of them—-in-
deed, broadcioth is n.st favorite this
season for evening coats and plain
walking suits alike, aud for every other
conceivable style of costume, from the
simplest of afternoon gowns to the rlc__-
est of evening dresses.
A great manj evening coats anv
trimmed with a hit of velvet, darker
thnn the cloth, and. perhaps, with a lot
Of little huckles, set so close together
that they almost overlap. Some are
trimmed with tiny vests, richly embroidered, Oriental fashion, with apparently every color of the rainbow, yet*
the whole tendency oi 11k coloring is,
dominated by that of tin' cloth.
Sleeves are almost uniformly short.-*
elbow length preferred so far—but the
sleeve is eked out hy scant, somewhat.
circular ruffles, two or Three set below
each other, that lengthen the sleevo
without seeming more than a trimming for It.   And ..one nre fln'shed wlty
soft-Httie -^uisjjfjece. 4
**5_^» 2k
-w^__l___l___£_l_____§- vancouveM, br_ _•!__- GdtijUUiA.
-Mar.   2,  1907—
Young Peoples Societies.
SUNDAY,.-..   ' .
Loyal Winkers of Christian Endeavor
moot at 10 minutes to 7, every Suuday
evening in Advent Christian Church;
Seventh avenuo, near Westin'r ave.
Epworth   League of   Mt.    Pleasant
Methodist Ohnreh meets at 8 p. m.
'B.'Y.-P. U., meets  in   Mt. Piea'-ir
Baptist Chnroh at 8 \>. m'<
The Y. P; S. O. it., moots at 8 p. ni
in Mt. Pleasasant Presbyterian Churcl"
See Wheu Your Lodge Meets
The 2d and lth Mondays of the month
Court Vancouver, I. O. P., meets at
8.p. in.
Alexandra Hive No 7, Ludies of the
Maccabees holds its regular meetings on
tlie 2d aud 4 tli Mondays of the month.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No, 19, i'.O.O.F.
meets at 8 p. m.    .
Vaucouver  Council  No.  211a,   Canadian Order of Chosen Friends meets
the 2d and lth Thursdays of the month.
Ml. Pleasnnt Mail,. Postofflce.)
Mail arrives daily at 10:30 a. tax:, and
2:;i0p. tn.
Mail leaves the Post'oiline at lla.m.,
and 1:80 und 8 p. lu.
Before starting on u shopping tour,
look over the advertisements in the
For Real Estato sue the "Advocate"
Advertize in the "Advocate."
LOTS in South Vancouver, 1 minutes
from carliue; corner lots I860, inside
lotsJfSOO.  .
Corner, 50x100, Ninth nvenno., $:).000.
Sixteenth nveuue, (i lots, fiOxl-K), $/i00
!l lots on Westminster avenuo, oornor,
$1 200
•buys a fine lot on Lnruu street.
Tlio lines, location on iiii-, street.
Bny now before (be price goes
lip; iJiliuO flash, balance (S and 12.
For two 88-ft, lots on Eleventh
■avenue.   Fruit trees and berries.
. $4,400
Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good busiuess
property: Increasing in
value all the time. For
sale exclusively by
Mrs. R. Whitney,
'"Advocate"  Clfflee,   Mt.  Plousiiht.
$350 ea-eh, 'l/z cash
1 IM te rcaVl 4a*#^Ri-tt.*H'tS. T'h-Jr
'Ure 111 theinsclVes litViahirc; and I
'can gauge tlie prosperity ol the coir/i"
Vy by their very appearance."—Wfr-
VWh E, ^4i*8t#r,        _k _
Stock Pattern Dinner Sets—uew stock arriving daily.
Buchanan & Edwards
662 664 Granville &h "Phone 202'1.
Shewn Quality
Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successors to W. D. Muir.)
211-1 Westminster avenue, Mt. Pleasant
'Phone 44K.
Boot and ShoamakSstg
autl Repairing done at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
24*i4 Westminster avenue.
: I * i :      J
—is  not  a   new   fldur  on    the
*     market.   It has been in use for
years.    ASK   YOUR  GROCER
i'o'r a sack in your ne$t ordor.
BRANDON, Mapitoba.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Nash and Mr.
and Mrs. Borno, from Regina, nre
visiting friends on Mt. Pleasant.
Mr. aud Mrs. Knowles aud family
wbo bave lived tbe past year on Fifth
avenue, left on Friday for their old
boine in Chicago.
Thompson's Cream of Witch Hazel-
best for chapped hands. At Mt. Pleat
ant M. A. W. Drug Store.
The Ivnnhoe Club gave a very jolly
and pleasant dance on Weduesday evo
fling in Mason's Hall, when the guests
all appeared in character dross.
FOR SALE.   First class Restaurant
business, situated in the centre of tin-
city,  yielding  a  profit   of   8200   per
month.    2444   Westminster avenue.
Mr. J. H Tool, 109 Tenth nveuue,
west, has some line White Rocks for
Miss Mabel Luke entertained at a
very delightful party on Tuesday evoniug at the home of her parents coruer
of  Tenth   and    Westminster   aveiiuc.
Mr. O.-cnr Mc.Ou t.eheou lias sold the
Mt. _?lejsa_t Barber Shop to Mr. Wm.
Ross. Mr. McCiilcbeon will take a
trip back East before eutcring business
' ei^.t*'*0**0*0tt*0F0M<?0<0**0<;**
yi- block from
Westminster avenue.
Fenced on three sides.
Rejtdj. for sodding.
Price $ii750.
Gorki buy for Home'site;
Mrs. R. Wll-hiey; "Advocate"
Mt'. Pleasant.
List Your Property!
with  Mi's.   It.   Whitney',    24-14
"Westminster nvenno.
Tllefe   IS a great domahd for
vacant Idtk
Thefe is ii, great   dcTtiiiiid for
I.oufch to rent.
Residential property Is Ais'd in
great demnhd.
List your property now.
New Silting   Dross   Goods   arriving
| daily.      is'ow    Bloiises,     Collars   aud
Ribbons.    Best and latest styles at Mrs.
W. W. Merkley.
A qniot weddiug was soleuni/ed
Thursday night at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Manse, tbe contracting couple
being Mr. William H. Main of Mt.
Pleasant, aud Miss Jeau Lynn of
Strathcona, Alta. Tho ceremony was
performed by Rev. (.4. A. Wilsou.
At tho recent meeting of the Quarterly Olllciul Board of Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church uu unanimous resolution was passed riquesteil the Rev
A. E. Hetheriugton to remain as pastor
for auot ber year. It is understood Ou
good authority that Mr. Hotlieviiigton
will consent to remain for tho fourth
term. Tbe liue new ohnroh is n testimonial to the good-work, spirit of pi-ogress uud harmony of all departments
that lias chtiractei'i'/;td tlie past three
years of Mr. Hetberiligtoil's  pastorate.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lobb and
family desire, to thiiuk their many
friends autl the Canadian Order of
Forester for their great kindness iu
their lute bereavement
The Canadian Pacific has issued a
neat 80 page booklet entitled "Western
Canada," taking iu Manitoba. Alberta,
Sitskatehwan aud New Ontario. Tbe
booklet is issued to induce immigration
to Western Canada, nud tells how to
reach it, bow to obtain lands and bow
to make a homo. Tins booklet will be
mailed free to ri'uyonc requesting it from
W. T. Rob'son, O. P. R. Advertizing
Department, Montreal) Quo.
Frti'm tlio same source has* boon received a handsomely printed ahd
illustrated booklet ou "Home Life of
Wdtueii in Western Caha'da," nud will
be -nailed to uityouo sending a 2c stump.
It tells of daily life u's it is lived by tho
fiii'iii wives (if tho great Ciluadian West.
FOR SAtiE.'—New Modern hi. use,
fill-mice, arid every CdnVeuicnc*.; 2
blocks frokll curliue. Price ilM/iO, cash
»i'.8B0. Mrfc. ft1. WHlt-ey. '''-dvbWe"
Three Lots, o0xl!J8 each, on Keefer street  (on car-line),   for
$8,450; cash $1,250, bafauce 6 and 12 mouths. -ThiB is good.
_-j-____j___i   llllllll'llllllll.llll I'lll III|iimi|||i Illlll |
on Westminster ave'faue, corner, $5,250
2444 Westmirfster ave.
**************?*****<i4^ J0*0*******00*0*0**0***0**
P; W. STONE, Prop.
ALL KINDS OF Sixth ahd
MILL WOOD. , ,      .        Willow streets.
Telophbrifcs 2346 aud Iil6fl5.
ma^00.*^*0.m0****0***m00^ ****m000.j00*000^000000000000i
business ifVOTiee.
Local Advertising 10c n liue each issue
Display Advertising $1;00 por inch
per month.
NotlceB for Clinrch nnd Society Entertainments, Lectures, etc.,._. where
will be charged for,
All   Advertisements are  rrlii, regularly
aud charged for until ordered they
be discontinued.
Trallslent   Advertizers   mrist   pay   in
Noticbilpt Births; Marriages', aiid Deaths
published free of charge.
"The Advocate"
i'i 1 it year; 50c foi; B ui'ohth!.
Advertise iu "Tlio Ativocute;"
A Monthly Magazine   devoted to, the
Use pf Engli.iii.   Josephine Turck
Baker, Editor.
$1 h year; 10c for Sample Copy.   Agents
Wanted.   EvaSston, 111., U. 8. A.
Puitiiil Contents for this Mouth.—
Course in English for tbo Begiunel' ;
dodrso iu English for the Advanced
pupil. How to Increase One's Vocabulary. .Tho Art of Conversation. Should
and Would: how to use (hem. Pronunciation. Correct English in tbo Home.
Correct English ill the School. BiisU
ness English for the Business M1111.-
Studies iu English Literature.
is only $1.00 n year,
50a for (I months,
win for i! mouths.
Advocate $i
for 12 Months
J-.^iii'-.-_.i-.^-^-.-ij^-t .
hokU \i nn cxcelicut fuel (of gtTiU'Ri hall stoves, furua'ceS
nud cttblcing stoves, m'ul__fe 11 clehr btiglit flre without
smokb —• dirt;
Price $5 feir biii
Vartcouvei4 m& Compohy.
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