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Mt. Pleasant Advocate May 13, 1905

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Flint'*; Laxative Fig Syrup
■ 'lilt ._» ooooooooooooooooooo
A Purely Vegetable Laxative.
Pleasant to the taste.      ' Efficient in action.
Especially adapted to delicate women and ch^dre'n.
25o a bottle.
M. A. W. Co., Ltd.
Mt.   Pleasant  Postoffice Drug Store.
ii Free Dolivery to auy part of the city.
Devoted to the interests of Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
Single Copy 5c, Three flonths 25c, Six Months 50c, Per Year $1.
-M n 5 1905      _r
Arcade or Granville Sheet
For Light Lunch
Baked Apples—like home—with Pare Onurm. Ow
nine Boston Baked Beans. Open from'fc-M a. _tt,, to
2 p.m. Suuday from 9.a. m.   to la p. m.
Established April 8th, 1Q09.   Whole No. 318.
Mt. Pleasant,  Vansouver,   B.   0.,   Saturday,   May 18th,    1905.
Jffi A    (Si-Vej-ih Year.)   Vol. .7, No. fi.
Subscribers are requested fo
report any carelessness in tho delivery
-Of "The Advocate."
Changes for advertisements should ba
in before Thursday noon to insure their
Local Items.
The MoOuaig Anctinu and Comniis-
si_u Co., Ltd., next to Oarueigo Library,
Hastings streot, buy Furniture for Cash,
Conduct Auotion Sales and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of evory description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phono 1070.
On Monday evening tho Choral
Society of St. Michael's Church gave a
very delightful Social iu the Vestry
rooms. Tlie attendance was largo, and
the honrs sped quickly by with music
aud games. A pleasant feature of the
evening wns the presentation of a handsome uuibrella to the Lender of tho
Choral Socioty, Mr, Walter Bonlt, Sr.
Miss Edith Lawrence read uu address
aud made the presentation on behalf of
the Society. Mr. Boult made a short
speech, thanking the Society fur their
token aud expression of appreciation of
his services, and expressed the hope that
the Society would be as successful if
not more so next season as iu tho post.
.Everyone went representing somo book
by wearing a badge illustrating the
title. The guessing of the titles and
Authors kept all busy for a time. Refreshments wero served after which
the National Anthem was sung.
the Spring aud Summer stylos-for Men,
Wonieu, Misses and Children, we have
opened up. Remember the "Watchword" of this store—satisfaction or
yonr money refunded. lt. MILLS,
yt> the Shoe-umu, 18 Cordova! sreet.
Ou Friday evening tho Younf, Mon's
Athletic Club of St. Michael's Church
gave a dunce iu Oddfellows Hall, a
large number of young people beiug
preseut. Kefreshuieuts were served
during tho evening, and at a laic hour
the young people went homo thoroughly
pleased with the evening's enjoyment.
Thoso present were: Miss Curtis, Miss
Dodson, MiBs Lawrence, Miss McKay,
Miss Chambers, Miss Urquhart, Miss
HiiKlou, Miss DeBon, Misses Hicks,
Misses Taynton, Misses Birmingham,
Miss Alexander, Miss Colbeck, Miss
Stephens, Miss Eligh, Miss Blaokburu,
Mrs. DePencier, Mrs. Elliott,
Messrs. Boult, Birmingham, Waite,
Willoughby, McKay, Dodson, Moyles,
Sloaue, Grcnnis, Diusuiore, T Foster,
Devine, Dr. C. F- Coy, aud othors.
We hnve the very creum of the best
Canadian and American designs nud
makes iu the Spring and Summer styles
of shoes for Men, Women, Misses and
Childreu  R MILLS, 18 Cordova street
New floor nnd supports have been
pnt in under the organ and choir scats
in Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church,
where the Hire was discovered ou Friday night of last week. It was discovered that no insurance hnd ever been
placed upon tho organ, and it wus most
fortunate that is was not damaged
Insurance has been placed this week on
the organ. Choir and Suuday School
libraries and more ou the chnrch;
altogether $3,000, instead of just $1,600
ou the building. The origin of the fire
on Faiday last is a mystery,und if it hud
not been discovered by the conductor
•nd motormau on Ihe last Fnirview cur
for tho night, the whole building would
have been iu flames.
Our Gold Crown and
Bridge work i&SSL?8
We have a Specialist in this branch of
the dental profession who has a world
wide repntatiou for .his high-class work.
This Class of Work is Guaranteed
for a Life-time.
BEEN THE SAME for High-class
Teeth ox^racted and filled absolutely painless, and all other dental
work done by Specialists who are all Graduate Dentists, holding
Specialists' Diplomas, and licensed by the Board of Deutnl Examiners
for British Columbia.      •
Give ns a cnll and let us show you samples of onr work. Then judge
for yourself.
147 Hastings St. Telephone 1866.
Dranoh Office: corner Abbott aud Hastings streets.
Olllce Hours: 8 a. m., to 9 p. m.;  Sundays 9 a; m., to 2 p. m.
QMrs. Robinson of Nelson, is visiting
ber sister Mrs. Stitt of Tenth avenue.
Mr. R. Balfour of Westminster road,
arrived homo Thursday from a trip to
Go to Mrs. Merkley's for your embroideries     and     laces.    Only     best
Prints  and   Staple   Dry  Goods   sold.
Mrs. Whitely is having a new residence built corner of Healher street and
Ninth avenue.
Miss Simmons of Saginaw, Mich., is
visiting her sister Mrs. E. Martin of
Seventh aveuue.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wood, Sr.,
moved iuto their homo, Quebec and
Thirteenth, on Friday after being away
six mouths iu England.
Ginghams and Chambrays at 15c.
per yard, same as are advertised by
other firms at 18c. per yard, at Mrs.
ANNIVERSARY.—The Fifteenth
Anniversary of the organization of the
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will he
celebrated on Sunday. Rev. F. W.
Anvnche of New Westminster, will
preach tho Auuivevsary Services.
Mr. It. Meek of South Vancouver, has
moved iuto his uow houso on Ontario
street, and Mr. Thos. Matthews has
moved into the house fonnorly occupied
by Mr. Meok which he has bought including some of the land
BOARD AND ROOM can be secured
in a nice home (near car line) by lady
or gentleman—lady prefcred. Apply at
"Advocate" Oilleo for address.
Master Ralph Pierco had a narrow
escape from being killed on Tuesday
oveuing. Hu was grazing a horso
on the street in front of his paroul's
home corner of Eighth avenue Juutt
Scott Btreet, and had tied the end of the
rope by which ho held the horso around
his waist. Tho horse took fright uud
ran nway dragging tho boy nfter it up
Scott to Eleveuth uud over a block or
two then down to Seventh avenue boforo
lt was caught and the boy rescued
Master Pierco was badly bruised and
ent, but is rapidly improving.
Two Secret Orders—Oddfellows ond
Independent Order of Foresters—will
do their banking with the Mt. Pleasant
Bank, nud the other Lodges will most
likely follow suit, then thoro aro the
churches to be heard from.
You cau get $1.20 worth of Dry
Goods for $1.00 cash.at Mrs.Fairbairn's,
2456 Westminster aveun, for the next
20 duys, commeucing Saturday, May
6th. 'change in business, goods must
be cleared ont.
Rov. Mr. Ross of Penhold, Alberta,
was the guest of Dr. H. B. and"Mrs.
Howell, Eleventh avenne, this week.
Rev. Mr. Ross was in attendance at tho
Presbyterian Synod of B. C and Alberta
held in Victoria the past week.
The many friends of Mrs. G. Clayton
Leonard will be sorry to hear that she
hns beeu seriouly ill all this week.
Mr. Chas. Doering of the Vancouver
Breweries, came over from Metchosin
this week.
Mr. Otto Marstrand of the Vancouver
Breweries, returned on Monday from
a business trip in the Interior
Read McLeod, McBoth & Oo. 's advertisement in this paper. Big snaps in
Men's Straw Hats.
Messrs. Mcintosh & Sons have estab-
ed their Mable Works at the comer of
Westminster avenue and Dufferin stroet
Fir blocks nud cedar wood mixed, short
lengths, $1.75 per load. Alberta Lumber
Co , 'phoue A16D5.
Mr. Frank Prior will give a dance
iu Meyer's Hall ou Tuesday evenj-ig
next, and is issuing a largo number of
McKinnon's Ice Cream Parlor has
opened for the season. Best cream
al was on hand. Opposite No. 8 Fire
Hall, Ninth avenue.
Miss Nellie Campbell of Arntprior,
Manitoba, is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
W. D. Muir, Eighth avenne, and will
spend the summer here.
New Spring Goods at Mrs. Merkley's. Table Linen, Flannelettes and
Prints in latest designs, of best quality.
Mr. W. R. Owens was elected Delegate
to the B. O Grand Lodge of Oddfellows
from Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19, on
Tuesday eveniug. The Grand Lodge
wijl meet in Ladysniith in Juno.
Dr. II. B. Howell, graduato of the
Northom Illiuois College of Ophtalmol-
oly and Otology, Chicngo, 111,, will opon
his olllces nt tho BuiTard Siiuatnrinm
ou Monday. Hours 10 to 12 a. ni., and
2 to (I p. m.
Ou Weilnesduy eveuing tho Daughters
of the King met in St. Michael's Church
Vestry rooms aud presented the retiring
President, Mrs. McKay, withau address
and a handsome Cut Glass Vaso. Mrs.
Poor, President, read thn address and
Miss Kato Pugh presented the vase.
Refreshments woro served aud a very
delightful eveniug spout by all present.
Any on>i wanting Blankets Washed
good and clean, address A. B., "Advo-
cale" Offlco
WANTED: One or two first-class
Agent*, ladies or goutlomcii. Apply
Box 10, Mt. Ploasaut "Advocato."
Mrs. H. J. Foote of Ninth nvonno,
gave a pleasant and successful tea iu tho
interests of Alexandra Hive, LO.T.M.,
on Thursday nfternoon from 8 to 0
o'clock. Mrs. Foote wits assisted by
Mrs, J. Murtin.
Attention is called to the advertisement of J Humor's Argylo Houso in
this issue Genuine bargains lire listed
iu thoir ud.
Mt. Pleasant Branch
Capitul $...000,000.   Roserves $8,802,743.
A General Banking Business
Savings Bank Department.
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. WARD, Manager.
Rev Dr. Milligan lectured on Friday
evening iu Mt. Pleasaut Presbyterian
Church on "Sermons in Sunbeams."
Tho nttondnnce was large. As this
pnper goes to press Friday night no
report can be giveu this issue.
The Knights of Pythins of Vaucouver
entertained the members of the Grand
Lodge ou Thursday evening nt a Grand
Banquet iu Oddfellows' Hall. Tho
Sixth 1'i'i.inii'iii Baud, thu Uniform
Rand and Grand Lodge Delegates
inarched np from downtown.
Mum.—Boru to Mr. and Mrs Robt.
Mnir, 2838 Westminster avenue, May
(lth, a daughter.
IiOBB.—Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thos
Lobb, Tenth aveuue. May Oth, a
da lighter'
Andrews.—Born to Mr. and Mrs.
O.R. Andrews, Westminster avenue, May
7th, a daughters.
Keep Out the Flies!
SCREEN   DOORS   and   WINDOWS just  arrived.
When we ordered these goods we were thinking of you and just
what you would like. We feel sure you will not bo disappointed
whon yon see onr Btock. It will pay you to place your order early
while the stock is complete.
A  full line of Lawn Mowers at tlie best possible  price.
STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Genuine Ashcroft
Potatoes %%
We havo a large consigumout, bnt they
are going fast.   Secure some at onco.
Pure Ontario Maple Syrup, 40c per Quart
, This is Genuine Syrup imported direct from Ontario.
6 pounds of PRUNES for 25c. Rowat's PICKLES 10c per bottlo.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster-Ave.
'Phone 322
SInt Central fleat flarket
Cor. Ninth' Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh antl'SALT Meats.    Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all purls of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. FrZkNI_EmRb,e'
When it comes to Things to Eat
Every person wants the best—at the fight price.
the best
Creamery Butter 30c 3 pkgs. Jelly 25c
2 tins Pineapple 25c 2 tins Catsup 20c
Everything to eat at the right  price.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant.
Telephone  1860.
>ecial Lines of White Wear
•X-tJfs-S. e\t less than  Manufacturers'
LADIES' Chemises, Drawers, Corset Covers, Gowns and Skirts, made
and trimmed in a variety of styles; worth up to $1.00, your choice 50c each.
We havo just pnt into stock a very haudsome lot of LADIES' SILK
BLOUSES iucludiug all the latelcst styles at $2.25, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50,
*4 00, $-1.50 aud $5.00 each.
DRESS GOODS and SILKS is now complete for Spring 1005.
(Ageuts for McCall Patterns.)
AOACC JC.  f A      30,3* and 34 Cordova St.
.   KV_>_5 C_  VU.) Telephone 574. *
■m*w>*^-%-e*msmymsms%, '%%'%%'%*.-%'%'%%'%'«.'%.-%'%'%%'%'%.-«'«
Electrolysis Parlor of Hairdressiug, Manicuring, Facial Massage uud
Scalp Treatment for LndioB and Gentlemen. Superfluous hair, warts and
moles removed by Electrolysis.
Valuable information given to overy
lady patron ou "How to take euro of
Skin Food for building tip the wnsting
tissue Oraiigo Flower Cremn to pre
vont and heal sunburn.
Madame Humphreys, 580 Granville
Peters' Boot and
Shoe Store flsgL.
A Good Stock of
always  on bnnd.
Our    Own    Handmade
Boots   and   Shoes    are
second to   none in  the
Repairing a Specialty.
2-1511 Westmiuster avenue.
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover und Timothy  Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry aud Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food, Beefsornps, Etc.
FLOUR and i'I.l.l>.
SI/ PITH Corner    NINTH "SVenue   A
Ti'h'iihoiic  10117.  .
Store and    *
Office Fixtures
•f* a specialty
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
•   J. D. ROSS
(Cabinet Maker.)
SHOP: 43 Eighth Avenne.
'Phono BiaOO.    Mt. PLEASANT.
Read tho New York Uontul Parlors
ndvortisonient in this paper, (lien goto
Now York Denial Parlors for your work
Any 0110 having friends or knowing
of strangers visiling on Mt. Pleasant
will confer 11 great favor by Informing
'Tho Advocate."   Telephone BI-IO...
J5.T Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.    Telephone B1405
DO IT NOW 1—If not already a Sub
scriber to "Tho Advocate" become one
now.   Only $1 for 12 months.
The Oily Grocery  do.ivers groccrinu
every day on Mt. Pleasant;   'phone 280
Telephone Numbers of  Local Ministers.
1117ft.-Her. 0. Hi Wilfiin,(Anglican).
1086—Rev. O. A. Wiis (I'rc.b.-lcrian..
Ill'210-R'iv.A. E. llelhc.ini.ton, (Mothndlst)
Lost week Mr. Thos. Foster of the
Fit-Reform Wardrobe, placed ou sale a
number of suits and overcoats ho purchased at a great bargain from tlie
Montreal Fit-Reform Factory, the particular goods had been ordurod for a
Nova Scotia Fit-Reform Store which
was burned to the ground uot long ago.
Mr. Foster having secured this slock
of Spring goods gavo Vancouver buyers
exceptional cliauces to secure excellent
values for their money which they bave
taken advantage of. On Saturday last
a large stud' of clerks and tailors weru
kept busy until midnight selling and
altering for the "big run" of customers.
This sale of f80, .'.'- and $l'i"> Suits uml
Overcoats for $15 is still on.
Brooms! Brooms!
2 for 25c.
Buy your Groceries  here and get a
Blnner Set FREE.
The City Grocery Co. Ltd-
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Westminster Ave. A Princess Stroet.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years and years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which no other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., pints $ |.
Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
A*      Vancouver, B. C.   <fr   Tel. 429       Jf,
For Sale at all ..rat-class SaJponB, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to yonr house.
3321 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1206.       Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in
Meats of All Kinds.
Vegetables   and   Poultry
iSjii m^t in season. At Jfr    ?
Central Park.
A plciiKiuit dunce was given by tht
Merry Dance Club on Tuesday evening
in Pattenou'l Hall, North Arm road.
The music was furnished by Miitliluni's
Orohestra of three pieces.   After the
dunce Mr. E. Wailo sung wilh pleasing
offset "The Rustic Cottage" Present;
Mi.—es s. ami N Molutosb, Miss Hew-
son, MlM Mat took, Miss llixx'kof, Miss
Noirou, Miss Atkinson, Miss Hooker,
Miss Jliitsnii, Mrs. C. Winskil), Mrs. W
Gibson, Mrs. J Hutsou, Messrs. J.
Gibson, V. Hutson, C. Wiusklll, J.
Ourr, J. i!i .-lier, A. M. Sherwood, R,
Parr, A. Maddauis, P. Pun-, F. Wade,
F. Prior, E. Wade, W. Thomas, T.
Oentral Park, May 10th.
The death occurred ou Monday moling of Mrs. Emma Airey, aged 6G. She
had until recently resided with her
daughter Mrs. Wm. Bailey at Central
Park, but of late had made her home
with her son Mr. Airey, 6fi5 Thurlow st.,
Vnncouver. Mrs. Airey had beeu very
ill for some time but henrt failure was
the immediate cause of death. The
fuueral took place Wednesday uflur-
uoou to Mountain View Cemetery.
Mnch sympathy is extended to the
sorrowing relatives iu their sad bereave-
The Ladies' Guild of St. John's
Church held a very successful Bazaar
on Tuesday eveuing when u large sum
of money was realized.
A Concert and Lecture nu Temperance
will lie given iu the Agricultural Hall
ou Friday evening.
Messrs. W. McGatty, O, Raudell aud
V. Uuttibon visited Stive-ton ut the
The clearing for the new store, which
is to bo built ut Jubilee Station for
Postmaster Reid, is progressing rapidly.
Miss France., Wilbers w ho has lx'cn
111 wltb an attack of appendloitis, returned home from St. l'uuI'h Hospital
yeslerduy and ih convalescing slowly.
Fresh Bread
and Cakes
Mt. Peasant Bakory, Ninth Ave.
Ililwci'ii Wiiiitin'r. Ave... Wsstm'r. Rd.
f-'Hll Line of l-'aticy and Staple
Prices lo compare with any.
Cor. Westminster ave., & Diiiferin St.
For   local   news  subscribe    for   THE
ADVOOATE only %i tor 12 months.
Giad to
See You
We mean tbat. There 'isn't _.
single hour of any week day, from
>', n. m., uutil closing timo at
night, in which you ore not welcome to come in and wander all
arouud this storo and mako yourself at home.
Yoa  may  buy something or
not just as you like.
Our store corner of Hastings
and Granville streets, is one of
Vaucouver't, "show places."
Come and bring your f rfends.
Corner Hastiugs aud Granville SU.
i iiii.-iul Watch Inspector O. P. R.
iicTaggart & lioscrop
Dealers in
344 Carrall St.,     Vancouver, B.C
Tenijililiiii Block.
Miss    May   of   Vancouver,
friends hero this week.
Miss Marlon Grant of Rotaland, is tbe
guest of Mrs. Philip Ohen, Jr.
Mr. Keid, Postmaster, is building nn
addition to his present building—on iho
Boundary street road side—to bo used
exclusively for the Postoffice, It will
be fitted up wieh the handsome -Uteres
which were used by the former Post-
matter. Mr. Maxwell Smith, aud which
have been purchased hy Mr. Reid.
Local Advertising IOo a lino each issue
Display Advertising $1.00 per iuch
per in->nili.
Notions for Church and Society Enter-
tniinueuis, Leotnros, etc.,   where
Till! ou.l__._T IS   TO RAISE  MONEY
will be charged for,
All   Advertisements are  run regularly
and charged fur until ordered they
ho discontinued,
Transient   Advoitizers   must   puy   iu
Notices ol Births, Marriages, and Deaths
published free of charge.
The Mt. Pleasant "Advocate" on sale
at all Ihe Newsdealers in tho cily
Royal Crown
the Bkst is Tint World. Drop
us a  post curd asking   for   A
Catalogue of Premiums to ba
hnd    free   fur   Riitai. OROW»
Young Peoples Societies.
Loyal Workers of Christian Endeavor
meet at IS minuted to 7, every Sunday
evening in  Advent Christian Church,
curlier Ninth nve. nnd Westmiuster Rd.
Epworth League "I Mt. Pie/want
Methodist Church meets at 8 p. m,
3. V. P. V., meets In Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Chnrch at 8 p. itt.
The Y. P.. S. C. E., meets at -8*.-»
in Mt.Plcusasout Presbyterian Church.
Nl. Pleasant Nail. (1'ustoffico..
Leaves fit 0 a.m., 11 a in., ,t 5:30 p.ra.
Arrives nt II a. in., and it p. m.
The Ahvocate is always glud to receive
terns of social, pursonal or other news
from its readers. Seud uews items to
lie oIHcc or by telephone, BI40S.
If you want to kuow what is
happening on Mt. Pleasau.
ead The Advocate—$i ax
year, 50c for six months. 8WWWtWMMIMIII*HIH»M»WHI»IMH8i
The Filigree Bali j
-■i-.-.!i -i3_s_ cori.a.nc-u another room
as interesting as the one I have already mentioned. It went by the
name of the library ond its walls
were heavily lined with books; but
tha family never fiat thoro, nor was
I ever fortunate enough to see it
with its doors unclosed except 011
the occasion of tho grand reception
Mistress Callista gave in my honor.
I havo a fancy for big rooms and
more than onco urged my hostess to
toll mo why this ono stood neglected.
But tho lady was not communicative
on this topic and it was from another member of the household I learned that Its precincts hnd been forever
clouded by the unexpected death
within them of ono of her father's
frionds, a noted army officer.
"Why this Bhould have occasioned
a. permanent disuse of the spot I
could not understand, and ns every
ono who conversed on this topic invariably gave the impression of saying less than tho subject demanded,
my curiosity soon became too much
for me and I attacked Miss Callista
once again in regard to It. -he
gave mo a quick smile, for she was
always amiable, but shook her head
and introduced another topic. But
one night when the wind waa howl
ling in the chimneys and the sense
of loneliness was even greater than
usual in the great house, we drew together on the rug in front of my
bedroom fire, and, as the embers
burned down to ashes before us, Miss
Callista became moro communicative.
"Her heart was hoavy, she told
me; had been heavy for years. Per-
haps some ray of comfort would
reach her if she took a friend into
her confidence. God knew that
she needed one especially on
nights like this, when the
wind woke echoes all over the house
and it was hard to tell which most
to fear, the sounds which came from
no one knew where, or the silence
which settled after.
"She trembled as she said this,
and instinctively drew nearer my sido
so that our heads almost touched
over the flickering flame from whose
heat and light wo sought courage.
She seemed to feel grateful for this
contact, and the next minute, flinging all her scruples to the wind, she
began a relation of events which
more or less answered my late unwelcome queries.
"The death in the library, about
which her most perplexing memory
hung, took place when she was a
child and her father held that high
governmental position which has reflected so much credit upon the family. Her father and the man who
thus perished had been intimate
friends. They had fought together in
the War of 1812 and received the
same distinguishing marks of presidential approval afterward. They
were both members of an important
commission which brought them into
diplomatic relations with England.
It was while serving on this commission that the sudden break occurred which ended all intimate relations between them, and created a
change in her father that was equally remarked at homo and abroad.
What occasioned this break no one
knew. Whether his great ambition
had received some check through the
Jealousy of this so-called friend—a
supposition which did not seem possible, aa ho row rapidly after this—
or on account of other causes darkly hinted at by his contemporaries,
but nover breaking into open gossip,
he was never tho same man afterwards. His children, who used to
rush with effusion to greet him, now
shrank into corners at his step, or
slid behind half open doors, whence
they poored with fearful interest at
his tall figure, pacing In moody silence the halls of his ancestral homo,
or sitting with frowning brows over
the embers dying away on the groat
hearthstone of his famous library.
"Their mother, who was an invalid, did not share these terrors.
The father was ever tender of her,
and the only smile they ever saw
on his faco camo with his entrance
into her darkened room.
"Such were Callista Moore's first
memories. "Those which followed
were moro definite and much moro
startling. President Jackson, who
had a high opinion of her father's
ability, advanced him rapidly. Finally a position was given him which
raised him into national prominence.
As this had been the goal of his ambition for years, he was much gratified by this appointment, and though
his smiles, came no moro frequently
his frowns lightened, and from being
positively threatening, became simply
"Why this moroseness should have
sharpened into menace after an unexpected visit from his onco doar,
but long estranged companion-in-
nrm», his daughter, oven after long
years of constant brooding upon this
subject, dares not decide. If she
could she might be happier.
"The general was a kindly man,
sharp ol face and of a tall thin lig-
ure, but with an eye to draw children and make them happy with a
look. But his effect on the father
was different. From the moment the
two met in the great hall below, the
temper of tho host betrayed how
little he welcomed this guest. Ho
did not fail in courtesy—the Moorcs
are always gantlomen—but it was a
hard courtesy, which cut while it
flattered. The two children, shrinking from its edge without knowing
what it was that hurt thom, slunk
to covert, and from behind tho two
pillars which mark the entrance to
the library, watched the two men as
thoy walked up and down the halls
discussing the merits of this and that
detail of the freshly furndshed mansion. These two innocent, but eager
spica, whom fear ralhor than curiosity held in hiding, oven caught
some of ths sentences which passed
between tho so-called friends; and
though theso necessarily conveyed
but little meaning to their childish
minds, the words forming them wero
nevor forgot (on, as witness theso
phrases confided to me by Mistress
Callista twenty-five years afterwards.
" 'You havo much that most men
lack,' remarked the general, as th.y
paused to admire some little specimen  of Italian art which had been
ittieiy recciveu irom tienoa. -you
have money—too much1 money,
Mooro, by an amount I might easily
name—a home which some might call
palatial, a lovely, if not altogether
healthy wife, two fine children, and
all tho honor which a man in n
conunonwealth like this should usk
for.   Drop politics.
" 'Politics are my life,' was tho
cold response. 'To bid drop them is
to bid me commit suicide.' Then, as
an afterthought to which a moment
of intervening silence added emphasis, 'And f^r you to drive me from
thom would bo an act little short of
"'Justice dealt upon a traitor is
not murder,' was tho stern and unyielding reply. 'By one black deed
of treacherous barter and sale, uf
which nono of your countrymen is
cognizant but myself, you havo forfeited the confidence of this government. Were I, who so unhappily surprised your secret, to allow you to
continue in your present place of
trust, I  myself would  be a  traitor
to the republic lor which I have
fought and for which I am ready to
die. That is why I ask you to resign befors—'
"The two children did not catch
the threat latent in that last word,
but they realized the force of it from
their father's look and were surprised when he quietly said:
" '.You declare yourself to be Iho
only man on the commission who is
acquainted with the facts you ure
pleased to style traitorous?'
"The general's lips curled. 'Have
I not said?' he asked.
"Something in this stern honesty
seemed to affect the father. His
face turned away and it waa Ihe
other's voice which was next heard.
A change had taken place in it and
it sounded almost mellow as it gave
form to these words:
" 'Alphcus, we have been friends.
Vou shall have two weeks in which
to think over my demand and decide. If at the end of that time you
have not returned to domestic life
you may expect another visit from
me which can not fail of consequences. You know my temper when
roused. Do not force mo into a position which will cause us both endless regret.'
"Perhaps the father answered; perhaps he did not. The children heard
nothing further, but they witnessed
the gloom with which he rode away
to the Whito Houso the next day.
Remembering the general's threat,
they imagined in their childish
hearts that their father had gone
to give up his post and newly acquired honors. But ho returned at.
night without having done so, end
from that day on carried his head
higher and showed himself more and
moro the master, both at home and
"But he was restless, very restless,
and possibly to allay a great nier-
tal uneasiness, he began having somo
changes mado in the house; changes
which occupied much of his time and
with which he nover seemed satisli.il.
Men working one day woro dismissed
the next and others called in until
this work and everything else was
interrupted by the return of his lute
unwelcome guest, who kept his appointment to a day.
"At this point in her narrative
Mistress Callista's voice fell and the
flame which had thrown a partial
light on her countenance died down
until I could but faintly discern the
secretly inquiring look wilh which
sho watched me as she went on to
"'Reuben and I,'—Reuben was her
brother,—'were posted in the dark
corner under the stairs when my
father met the general at the door.
Wo had expected to hear high words,
or some explosion of bitter feeling
between them, and hardly knew
whether to be glad er sorry when
our father welcomed his guest with
the same elaborate bow we once saw
him make to the president in tho
grounds of tho White House. Nor
could we understand what followed.
Wo wore summoned in to supper. Our
mother was there—a great event in
those days—and toasts were drunk
and our father proposed one to tho
general's health. This Reuben
thought was an open signal of
pcaco, and turned upon mo his great
round eyes in surprise; but I, who
was old enough to notice that this
toast was not responded to and that
tho general did not even touch his
lips to ths glass he had lifted in
compliment to our mother, who had
lifted hers, felt that there was something terrifying rather than reassuring in this attempt at good fellowship. Though u ii ii I -1.- to reason ovor
it at the timo, I have often done so
since, and my father's attitude and
look as he faced thin strange guest
has dwelt so persistently in my memory that scarcely a year passes without tho sceno comingi up in my
dreams with ils accompanying emotions of fear and perplexity. For—
perhaps you know tho story—that
hour was tho general's last. He died
before leaving tho house; died in that
same dork library concerning which
you have asked so many questions.
" 'I    remember    the circumstances
well,  how  wclll   down  to  each   and
every detail.     Our mother had gone !
back to her room,    and the general !
and my  father,   who  did  not linger j
over their    wine—why    should they,
when the general would not drink?— '
had withdrawn to the library at the I
suggestion of the general, whose last
words are yet lingering in my ears.
" 'The time has come for our littlo
talk,' said he. 'Your reception
' 'You do not look well,' my
father hero broke in, in what seemed
an unnaturally loud voice. 'Come
and sit down—'
" 'Here the door closed.'
" 'Wo had hung about this door,
curious children that we wore, in
hopes of catching a ..limpac of the
queer new settle which had been put
inlo place that day. But we seamp-
orcd away at this, and were playing
in and out of the halls when the library door agala opened and my
father cam* out.
" 'Where's Sambo?' he cried. 'Tell
him to carry a glass of wine in to
the general. I do not like his looks.
J am iruim.   uust-drp tor soma medi
cine.- *ihis no wnispored m choked
tones as he set fool on tho stairs,
Why I remomber it 1 do not know,
for Reuben, who was standing where
he could look into tho library when
our father camo out and saw the
settle and the general sitting at one
end of it, was chattering about it in
my ear at the very moment our
father was giving his orders.
" 'Reuben is a man now, and I
have asked him more than once since
then how the general looked at that
critical instant. It is important to
me, very, very important, and to
him, too, now that he has come to
know a man's passions and temptations. But he will never tell me,
never relieve my mind, i.nd I can
only hope that there were real signs
of illness on the general's brow; for
then I could feel that all had been
right and that his death was the natural result of the great distress ol
his heart. That glimpse which lieu*
ben had of him before he fell has always struck me with strange pathos..
A little child looking in uu on a man.
who, for all his apparent health, will
in another moment bo in eternity—
I do not wonder ho docs not llko to
talk of It, and yot—
" 'It was Sambo, who caine upon
tho general lirst. Our father had not
yet descended. When ho did, it was
with loud cries and piteous ejaculations. Word had gone upstairs and
surprised him in the room with my
mother. I recollect wondering in all
childish simplicity why he wrung his
hands so over the death of a man
he so hated and feared. Nor was it
till years had passed and our mother had been laid in the grave and
the house had settled into a gloom
too heavy and somber for Reuben to
endure, that I recognized in my father the signs of a settled remorse.
These I endeavored to account for by
tho fact that he had been saved from
what he looked upon as political
death by tho sudden but opportune
deceaso of his best friend. This caused a shock to his feelings which had
unnerved him for life. Don't you
think t^is tho true explanation of
his invariably moody brow and th*
great distaste ho always showed for
this same library? Though he would
live in no other house, ho would not
enter that room nor look at the
gloomy settle from which the general
had fallen to his death. The place
was virtually tabooed, and though,
as the necessity arose, it was opened from time to time for great festivities, the shadow it had acquired
nover left it and my father hated its
very door until he died. Is it not
natural that his daughter should
share this feeling?'
"It was, and I said so; but I
would si no moro, though she cast
me llttl- appealing looks which acquired an eery significance from the
pressure of her small lingers on my
arm and the wailing sound of the
wind which at that moment blew
down in one gust, scattering the
embers and filling the hotse with
banshoe calls. I simply kissed her
and advised hor 'to go back with me
to England and forget this old house
and all Its miserable memories. For
that was the sum of tho comfort at
my poor command. When, after another restless night, I crept down in
the early morning to peer into the
dim and unused room whoso story I
had at last learned, I can not Bay
but that I half expected to behold
tho meager ghost of the unfortunate
general rise from the cushions of the
prodigious bench which still kept its
mysterious watch over the deserted
So much for the passages culled
from the book itself. The newspaper
excerpts, to wliich I next turned,
bore a much later date, and read as
"A strange coincidence marks tho
death of Albert Moore in his brother's house yesterday. Ho was discovered lying with his head on the
identical spot whero General Lloyd
fell forty years before. It is said
that this sudden demise of a man
hitherto regarded as a model of
physical strength and endurance was
preceded by a violent altercation
with his elder brother. If this is so,
the excitement incident upon such a
break in their usually pleasant relations may account for his sudden
death. Edward Moore, who, unfor-
tunatoly. was out of the room when
his brother succumbed—some say
that ho was in his grandfather's
room above—was greatly unnerved
by this unexpected end to what was
probably merely a temporary quarrel, and now lies in a critical condition.
"The relations between him and the
deceased Albert have always been
of tho most amicable character until
thoy unfortunately fell in love with
tho samo woman."
Al ladled to this was another slip,
apparently from a later paper.
"Tho quarrel between tho two
brothers Mooro, just prior to the
younger one's death, turns out to
have been of a more serious nature
than was first supposed. It has sinco
leaked out that an actual duel was
fought at that timo between those
two on the floor of tho old library;
and that in this duel tho elder ono
was wounded. Somo oven go so far
as to affirm that the holy's hand was
to bo tho roward of hiin who drew
the flrst blood; it is no longor donied
that the room was In groat disorder when the servants fir; I rushed
in at the sound ho mado in falling.
Everything movable had been pushed back against the wall and an open
space cleared, in tho centre of which
could be soon one drop of blood.
What is certain is that Mr. Mooro is
held to the houeo by something oven
mor* serious than his deep grief, and
that the young lady who was the
object of this fatal dlsputo has loft
tho city."
Pasted under this was the following short announcement:
"Married on the twenty-first* of
January, at the American consulate
in Rome, Italy. Edward Mooro, ot
Washington, D.O., United States of
America, to Antoinette Sloan, daughter of Joseph Dewitt Sloan, also ol
that city."
With this notice my Interest In tho
book ceased and I prepared to step
down from tho chair on which I hnd
remained standing during the reading
of tho above passages.
[to bi oohtinuki..]
A Helpless Woman.
"My wife's the most helpless creature," growled Cadly; "simply can't do
anything without bothering me to help
"Yes. Only last night I had to reach
op and get a candle oft the shelf of the
pantry for her so she could go down
cellar and bring up a scuttle of coal."—
Philadelphia Press
President ot the National Woman'*
Heller Corps.
Mrs. Fanny E. Minot, president of
the National Woman's Relief corps, ls
an unassuming little woman witb a
quiet, retiring manner, and to talk with
her one would scarcely realize the
strength of character and determination hidden beneath so tranquil an exterior. She ls a woman wbo has always manifested a lively interest in all
those movements of the century which
have brought her sex into prominence.
Her leadership hns always been due
to the fact that others have recognized
her exceptional endowments ratber
than to any personal desire or move
for preferment.
Mrs. Minot is a native of Barnstead,
N.  H.    She Is a charter member of
Sturtevant corps No. 24 of Concord,
was Its first treasurer, and has also
served as corps president and in subordinate positions. She ls well known
throughout the national organization
as a most earnest worker.
Born Sept. 20, 1848, Mrs. Minot Is a
descendant of John Pickering, who
came from England and settled ln
Portsmouth, N. II.. nbout 1033. She
was educated In the schools of Concord, and nfter graduating from the
high school attended Wheaton seminary, Norton, Mass., where she graduated in 1807 as valedictorian of her
class. In 1874 she married James
Minot, a banker, a veteran of the One
Hundred and Fortieth New York volunteers and a past commander of the
G. A. R. ln the department of New
Hampshire.        **
Mrs. Minot is connected with several
otber patriotic, benevolent and missionary societies. Sbe is president of the
New Hampshire Female Institution
and Home Missionary union, which
was organized in 1804, and treasurer of
the Concord Female Charitable society
and the Woman's club. She Is also a
member of the Daughters of the
American Revolution—Boston Traveler.
Woman's ATTlcwardness.
The reaper, the bent figure of a woman gathering an armful of ripened
grain to her bosom and slowly hacking
Its roots with her sickle, ls the epitome of primitive labor—tedious, groping, tugging toll. Observe tbe limited
range of her movements and how nwk-
wardly they nre directed toward herself. Woman by nature acts centrlp-
etally, and by such movements alono
sbe slowly executed her tasks as the
first toiler. Woman is by nature still
primitive, and where not expressly
trained to the contrary works as she
always has—centripetally.
Contrast the flue, far reaching swing
of tbe man mowing or the natural
grace of him as he throws.
For untold generations man scorned
all effort beyond war and chase, leaving woman to toll, untaught aud clumsily, but with infinite patience. The
Held of work was long ln her keeping,
but sho failed to advance its methods,
Inventing and contriving not.
It is to this day easy to see the helplessness of woman before a task tbe
slightest lf she has not been taught
the trick of lt She does not seem to
learn here by observation.—Twentieth
Century Home.
Use*  of Precipitated  Chalk.
Precipitated chalk can be used dally
with or without castlle soap for cleansing the teeth. It would be well for
those possessing sensitive teeth if after eating acid fruits or salads they
Bhould rub precipitated chalk arouud
tho necks of tho teeth nnd between
tbem on retiring. A little chalk used
wheu llie teeth ure brushed during tho
day ls also excellent for soft aud
chalky teeth.
Precipitated elm Ik Is also a cosmetic.
It can be used In tbe eveniug or daytime for whitening the skin In the
place of ordinary powders, which are
extremely deleterious. A lump dissolved in a little wnter, to which a drop
of glycerin or sweet oil Is added If desired, cnn be applied to the face and
neck with a soft cloth. Either before
or after lt is dry, gently wipe off the
visible powder with a piece of flannel.
It ls absolutely harmless, but will dry
the skin unless some good cream food
is used at night to repair the drying
tendency of the chalk. If applied wet
nt night, softened with waier, on pimples or Inflamed blotches, by morning
tbe Inflammation will be much lessened.—American Queen.
DODD'S *.'.
Simplicity    the    Trend    of    Present
Styles—The  New Coiffure.
In the matter of halrdresslng the
plait to a great extent Is returning to
favor. In one of the new coiffure arrangements effected with the plait the
front hair ls unaltered, being very full
and bouffant and combed over a frame.
The plait ls wreathed around the back
of the head, losing Itself finally ln the
soft puffs on each side. In otber cases
it is brought from a cluster of little
rolls on the top of the head nearly to
the neck and ls caught with a jeweled
slide, the end being tucked Into the
The tendency of fashion is to free Itself from eccentricities. In skirts, for
instance, those overloaded with gatherings, puffings and ruchlngs nre put
aside for those trimmed only a little
above the knee or nround the bottom
costume op velvet.
in a very froufrou fashion. In lightweight, full, clinging skirts n thick cord
of crinolette Is sewed at the foot so
light nnd elastic that lt Is scarcely noticeable. -Heavier fabrics are weighted
with lead to keep them In place.
In the cut Is seen a Parisian costume
of chocolate velvet. The blouse bodice
Is gathered by menns of braid nt the
shoulders and at tbe waist. Two ruches
of the panne velvet border the fronts.
The girdle Is of satin, on which are
Bet motifs of embroidery. The plastron
and deep culfs are of white lace and
have tiny ruchlngs of panne. The skirt
consists of three gathered flounces
edged with plaltings of velvet.
Grades of Ignorance.
"The trouble with tbe man who
thinks he knows it nil Is tbat be really
has only a little knowledge."
"Yes, and the trouble with the man
who thinks he has n little knowledge ls
that he really has little knowledge."—
Philadelphia Press.
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threaten to get the little ones to
take Baby's Own Tablets. The ease
with which they are given as compared with liquid medicines will appeal to every mother. None ls spilled or wasted; you know Just how big
a dose has reached the little stomach. As a remedy for all the Ills of
babyhood and childhood arising from
derangements of the stomach and
bowels Baby's Own Tablets have no
equal. Mrs. E. A. Jewers, Mitchell
Bay, N.S., says:—"I think the tablets
a blessing to both mother and children
as I find them a certain cure for all
the ills to which the little ones are
subject. I do not know how I could
get on without them." Sold by all
medicine dealers or by mall at 25c a
box by addressing the Dr. Williams
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Wlzi.nr» Fenis of Lefferdemnln That
Defy tbe Curious.
With thumbs tightly bound together
Ten Ichl performs a wonderful trick.
Two members of the audience, chosen
ot random, nre summoned on to the
platform, where tbey superintend the
task of binding tills wizard's thumbs
as tightly together as they possibly
can with strong cord. Some plain
hoops are tho ouly other Implements
used ln this trick. Standing about four
yards from Ten Ichl, n Japanese lad
tosses the hoops In tbe nlr, and ns he
does so the "mikado Juggler," as Ten
Ichl is called, catches them one on
each arm, so that tbey pass through his
bound thumbs and fall just above the
elbow. With thumbs still securely
bound he stretches out bis arms to the
audience, and at a glance it is seen
that the cord has not been tampered
In order to prove that no underhand
methods are made use of in this trick,
the mystifying little wizard requests
the members of the audience who are
on the platform to clinch their fists together ns tightly as possible and on no
nccount to allow them to beaomo unfastened. Then, with thumbs still
tightly bound, he advances toward
them and with n rapid movement performs with bis bound hands what the
hoops performed on him—thnt Is to
say, he apparently pusses his arms
right through the clinched fists until
tbey rest on the arms of the wonderiug
Another feat ls performed with a
bowl of flowers, a sword, a fan and
two Japanese boys, from which are
produced four ready mnde fountains,
for, with a wave of his hand, from the
blade of the sword spurts forth a leaping  flood  of water:   another  mvstla
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CEYLON TEA is sold only in Lead Packets in Black,'
Mixed or Natural Green.
By  all   Grocers.    Try  a   Ten Cent sample packet.
wave, and from the top of the head of
one there springs another fountain, and
so on, while on being handed a cup and
saucer tbe wizard puts those homely
articles to novel use, for no sooner does
he wave his hand again over the cup
-than there bursts forth still another
fountain. Then two lighted torches
are handed to him, but they, too, from
the midst of the flames, send forth another "waterspout."—London Mail.
Coal Dimt nnd Lnn_r Diseases.
Somo very surprising results which
have attended a series of investigations made by a medical mnn In the
mining districts of upper Silesia nre
about to be made public. Among the
many illnesses prevalent in his district lung dlsekses occupied proportionately a very low. place, and consumptive persons on coming to reside
near the coal mines recovered their
health after some time without undergoing nny special cure.
These facts he is prepared to verify
by statistics. The cures are attributed
by him to the coal dust contained in
the atmosphere, whleh, he alleges, has
a drying and disinfecting influence on
tubercle developments ln the lungs.
The probability of this statement is
increased by the fact that tbe well
known lung remedy, creosote, is derived from coal tar, and it may possibly be present in a crude state in the
coal dust in the atmosphere. It ls now
proposed to erect n Banitnrlum for consumptives in the district referred to
in order practically to test the efficacy
of the new cure.
The Story of a Grent f-.lnt.
A magnificent elm tree on the Walter Wellington estalc In Lexlnglon
dates from 1732 and was planted by
the father of Jonathan Harrington,
who was a Binall drummer boy ln the
Revolutionary war. The boy's father
was a farmer and Bold his produce in
Salem. On returning home from market one day the horse was weary and
lagging ln his gait, bo to urge him
along Farmer Harrington plucked a
small sapling elm from the roadside
to encourage a swifter gait. When he
got home the sapling was so straight
and evidently olive that he put It in
the ground. Tbe switch has become a
great tree.
Miss Pauline Aaler.
Of Miss Pauline Astor, American
heiress of a naturalized Briton and
fiancee of Captain Spender-Clay, an
English paper says: "Sbe is quiet, rather nice looking, sensible, self willed,
not pretty ill the nccepted seuse,
though her hair ls beautiful in Its wayward profusion, nnd her deep eyes look
Into yours with a sympathetic intelligence, Playing hostess to the great
world ever since she was fourteen has
given her nu air of easy dislluctlon
and with it perhaps a suggestion of being a little tired."
Ho—' a Proptievy Came Trne.
Theodore Stavarche, living iu the
town of Ileruiezln, near Jassy, writes
a Bucharest correspondent, had his
fortune told sixty-five years ago by a
gypsy, who said that he would die by
the bayonet. Ho fought through the
Unsso-Turklsh war, wus decorated for
conspicuous bravery ut Plevna and
Smarden und never received a scratch,
The otlier day, however, nt the age of
seventy-five, he committed suicide
with his grandson's bayonet, thus fulfilling the ancient prophecy.
Was so Crippled that he Could Hardly Get Around and Could Get Ns
Relief from   Doctors or  Medicines.
Dresden, Out., Mar. 13.—(Special)
—"Dodd's Kidney Pills cured mo of
Rheumatism slick and clean." Mr.
W. G. Crags, the well-known merchant and ex-reeve of this place was
the speaker and he evidently meant
every word he said.-
"lt was tho Inflammatory kind of
Rhtimatism I had and lt crippled me
up bo that I could hardly get around
to do my work ln my store. I had
the best doctors and everything in
the line of medicines I could hear of,
but nothing even gave me relief.
"Then I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills
and six boxes cured me completely."
Dodd's Sidney pills cure Rheumatism by curing the Kidneys. Rheumatism ls caused by Uric Acid in the
blood. If the Kidneys.are right they
will strain all the Uric Acid out of
the I od and the Rheumatism will
go wUi it. _«,*
Siberian El Dorado.
Streams of colonists are still pouring
Into Siberia to develop its agricultural
resources, and on the shores of fifty
rivers homes nre rapidly being made.
Farms as large as those of Illinois,
Iowa, tbe Dnkotns and Minnesota «r«
cultivated cither by single families oi
by combinations of men and women
In local communities, the basis of each
of which is a niIr, or village.
A Washington dispatch says:—
.mere is authority for the positive
statement that the president has fully
decided upon the appointment of Chas.
V.. Anderson, the negro lawyer at New
York, as Internal revenue collector for
tho district of New York, to succeed
Ellis H. Roberts, treasurer of the
United States at Washington. These
changes, however, will not be made
until next June, when Mr. Roberts
will have completed an eight-year
A Chicago dispatch says:—Overturning high In the air, on the Lake
street elevated road on Tuesday, a
passenger coach with eighty persons
aboard escaped being dashed to the
granite pavement below. -One woman
was pinioned on thetracks within a
few inches of the deadly electric third
rail, and though finally extricated
alive, she is fatally injured.- Forty
other passengers were injured, but not
A   I! in Urn nee.
"Why Is lt that a scientist seldom becomes rich?"
"A scientist," said the practical man,
"becomes too much accustomed to dealing with large quantllles. If he makes
a calculation tbnt Is only a few million
years or a few million miles out of the
wny bo doesn't complain. And he can
always figure thnt he Is within n few
million dollars of being rich."—Washington Star.
Falling In Lore.
Don't think you nro In love with a
mnn bccntisc he Is In lore wltb you,
says Derotliy Dlx.   This ls a peculiar'
Absolutely     Necessary     to     Health,
Strength    and    Comfort—Good
Blood   Banishes   Disease.
People with rich, red blood do not
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your face blue and pinched, it is a
certain sign tbat your blood Is thin
and your circulation weak. Your
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blood; they stimulate the circulation. The new blood they make races
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St. Leon, Que., says: "About a year
ago my blood became impoverished
and 1 was badly run down. My hands
and feet were always cold and 1
could not stand the least exertion.
My. trouble was further aggravated
by pains in my kidneys and bladder,
and often I could not go about without aid. I consulted doctors, but
they did not help me, and I was almost ln dlspair when I was advised to
use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I got
six boxes and before they were all
gone I knew I had found a medicine
to cure me. I took the pills for about
a month longer and every symptom
of my trouble was gone, and I have
since enjoyed the best of health,"
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure after
doctors and common medicines have
failed because thoy actually make
new rich blood, and so strengthen all
the organs and brace up the nerves.
This ls the way they cure Indigestion,
kidney and liver troubles, rheumatism,
nervousness, neuralgia, palpitation of
the heart, St. Vitus' dauce, partial paralysis and the secret ailments that All
the lives of so many women with
misery. Do not take any pills without
the full name, Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills for Pale People," on the wrapper
around each box. Sold by all medicine
dealers or sent by mall at SO cents a
box or six boxes for $2.50 by writing
the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle. Ont.
Washing Is hard work under any circunv
stances, why should you make it harder
by using poor soap?
Sunlight Soap
cuts the work in half. It does its part of
the work itself, you don't have to scrub or
boil the clothes. The Sunlight way is the
easy way as well as the best and least
injurious to clothes and hands.
Lever Brothers Limited
Toronto ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ »««• _ »«,<m«««
X A Series of Articles Describing
v      their Lives, their Aims and
Their Influence.
|        W. H. HALL.       «
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w."h. haEE
Editor and Proprietor of the Wolseley
Wolseley News, which under his
guidance has greatly improved in
every important respect, and Is now
one of the best weeklies in the Territories. Mn Hall is prominent in temperance work, being one of the mbst
influential members of the Royal
Templars. He is also a leader in the
Orange Order, and an officer in the
local Forrester's lodge.
1 Neglect a cough and contract^
Cure •r_n.cLuns
cures consumption, but don't
leave it too long. Try it now.
Vour money back if it doesn't
benefit you.
25c 5llc.fl
S. C. Weixs & Co.  Ml
LoRoy, N. Y., Toronto, Can.
The subordination or personality
of the editor to the interest of the
paper of which he is the controlling
spirit ls with some newspaper men a
belief as implicitly believed in as the
Thirty-nine Articles by an Anglican,
or the Wesmlnster Confession by a
Presbyterian. They believe that the
individuality of the man who writes
should not be obtruded upon his readers any more than the individuality
of the tailor who measures him for his
clothes should be apparent to tho public, or than the Individuality of the barber who shaves him should be evident
to everybody who sees him walk down
the street. They hold that the newspaper business differs in no essential
particular from any other' business,
and that, if a man is qualified for his
work, his paper will evidence the fact,
aud he will get public support on the
merits of his publication, irrespective
of all personal and individual considerations. This is undoubtedly true, but
not the whole truth. It is a very
human characteristic to take a greater
interest in any abstract proposition
when it is identified with a personality.
By this means each become correlatives—one is always thought of in
connection with the other, and the
interest of both are thereby advanced.
Even in Britain, the home of anonymous journalism, many of the papers
of greatest influence derive much of
that influence because of association
with tho personality of a man, and in
America the instances are numerous
where the power of a paper has simply
the measure of the personal Influence
of Its editor. Greeley and Watterpon
are past and present examples of the
truth of tnls in the United States, and
in Canada many illustrations of the
same truth could be cited. What made
lue Toronto Globe of the last generation the '|GrIt Bible" but the personality of George Brown? What but the
individuality of W. F, Luxton made
the Manitoba Free Press of the 80's
the power it was in Western Canada?
And, in a smaller way, because of their
more limited sphere of subscribers,
the influence of many a Western Canadian weekly ls acknowledged to be
the influence of its editor, in a direct
and personal sense not usually understood. Instances of the truth of this
will occur to every one vho knows
anything of Western journalism—
cases in which the virile personality
of the man who runs the institution
can be seen by the discerning, not
alone in every editorial, but in every
trial Hem, and almost in the makeup
of the paper.
There are other men who, lf not so
obtrusively original, are still able, and
whose paper from week to week Is
almost tho only means of knowledge
possessed by their brethern of the
craft as to their persbnallty. Of this
latter class Is Mr. W. H. Hall, of the
Wolseley News, To the generality of
the editors of the west Mr. Hall ls
most generally known by the copies
of his paper that from week to week
they find on their exchange desks.
And it must be admitted that the estimate formed of the man from his work
Is a favorable one. The News is in
many respects one of the most creditable of Territorial weeklies. Few
papers bettor fulfil the manifold requirements of that often discussed but
seldom seen sheet—a good local paper,
Many other weekly papers in the West
havo a better mechanical equipment
than tho Nows but few display moro
care and taste In using the facilities
at their disposal. Its makoup and
presswork from week to weok Bhow
unvarying care. The business an
nouncements of the local merchants
are displayed with a judgment often
looked for ln vain ln much more pretentious papers. Its record of local
happenings ts in many respects a
model to otlier Western editorB, the
news being brightly written and well
arranged. Being the only paper published in Wolseley, it places local interests above political bias, and ls altogether independent in its attitude.
Tnls does not imply that the News
has no opinions, or that it is a splne-
leBS wobbler. On the contrary it dis-
. tributes commendation or blame to
both political parties as the circumstances seem to warrant, and thereby
has secured the respect, not only of its
subscribers ln the Wolseley district,
but of the Western world of news-
paperdom as a whole.
The editor of the News Is Mr. W. H.
Hall, whose "counterfeit presentment"
adorns the head of this article. Mr.
."lall is English by birth, a west coun-
rryman, having been born near Bristol.
He wai. educated iu the British grammar school, ono of England's most
famous schools. He has been a resident of Western Canada for more than
: twenty years, coming to the country
in tbe boom year of 1882. His flrst
newspaper work was undertaken in
Portage la Prairie a year later. In
1885 he went to Virden and took
charge of the Virden Advance. For
eleven years he edited that paper, re-
I signing in 189G-- Three years later
he took over the management of the
Western Assurance Company.
That staunch Canadian institution
the Western Assurance Company, has
emerged from one of the most trying
years in the annals of Are insurance
with undiminished prestige. This result is due largely to tho fact that the
shareholders exuiblted their faith in
the company by agreeing to write off
one-half of the capital stock and placing a further $500,000 at the disposal
of the dlreotors ln order that the losses
Incurred in the Baltimore and Toronto
coiii.agratlons might be met without
disturbing the reserve funds of the
company, The fifty-fourth annual
meeting of the shareholders of the
company was held yesterday, and a
copy of the financial statement will
be found ln another column of this
Issue. The Hon. Geo. A. Cox the President, in moving the adoption of the
directors' report, referred to the satisfactory growth in the business of the
company during the' year and to the
encouraging fact that the operations
of the last eight months showed a pro-
fic mat had materially reduced the
loss incurred through the conflagrations in the earlier part of the- year
nie Board of Directors was unanl
mously re-elected, and at a subsequent
meeting re-elected Hon. Geo. A. Cox
as President aud Mr. J. J. Kenny Vice-
.-resident and Managing Director.
Warns You
With Stomach DIstress.Dlfficult Breathing, Weak Voice, Hacking Cough,
Chilly Sensations and Startling
b    Weakness, and such Symptoms
,        Demand Treatment with
Pneumonia is brbught on by over-exposure to cold or damp. This weakens
he body. At this time of ho year tho
air is full of pneumnoia germs, and aa
soon as your body is weakened they attack you.
it is best to prevent pneumonia, and
this can be done by wearing warm
clothing, eating nourishing food, and
not doing anytuing which might lead
to catching cold.
lf you have exposed yourself, take
a few drops of "Psychine." This
will strengthen you and prevent the
cold from  developing.
The : /mptoms of pneumonia are
a general feeling of dullness and
langour, quick, short breathing, short
hacking cough, oppression ln the
chest, a chilly sensation, and a coldness ln the extremities. These are
followed by chills or rigors—the
cough becomes worse, and high fever
sets in. ill
There is no a druggist In the city
who would not advise you to use
"Psychine" for coughs, colds and all
pulmonary   and   bronchial   troubles.
For sale by all druggists at $1 per
bottle. For further advice, information, write or call Dr. Slocum, Limited, 179 King street west, Toronto,
Condemn Separate Schools.
A Montreal dispatch says:—The
iHpntreal presbytery, in session on
Tuesday, passed a strongly worded
resolution in condemnation of the separate school clauses In the Northwest
autonomy bill.
A Photographer's Trick.
Mexican photographers have hit upon a way to make their subjects "look
pleasant." After peering through the
apparatus and emerging from under
the black cloth, the photographer says,
'By the way, would you like a drink?"'
'Well, I don't mind," says the man,
with a pleased smile. |'What have
you got?" "Beer, whiskey and wine,"
says tho photographer, and then, before the man can says which he'll have
the camera does its duty. The "expression" of his photograph is always
Frank J. Cheney mnke- oath tlmt he in sonioi
Enrtner in tlm linn ot F. J, Cheney & Co., (loin-
usinoss in the City ofTolodo, 111110,01111111- and
Statu afoiosiiid. niul that said linn will pay tlie
sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLAKS fur cadi
and ovory caso of Catarrh that cannot bo cured
by the u_o of Hall's Catnrrn Cure.
Sworn boforo me nutl subscribed iu my presence, this litn day of December, A. D., I&8U,
(>enl) A. W. Ql_EA-,ON, Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Curo is taken intornally. slid
rft'ls diioctly on tlio blood and uncoils surfaces
of tlie system.   Send for testimonials frtio,
F. J. C'IKNEV. .. CO., Toledo, O.
CSnltl liy all liruiurisis, 7. conts.
Tako Hall's Family rills for coustipation,
Land of Bad Snowdrifts,
'ihe worst snowdrifts experienced
by any railroad are said to be. those In
Sweden. Although the cold Is not so
Intense as In some western states, the
stir- yfall Is heavy and continuous. The
suowploughs of various kinds which
are used on these roads are said to be
the most powerful in the world. There
are times, however, when even the machinery falls to clear the way, when
hundreds of men must be employed to
uig out the staled trains.
A Liniment for the Logger—Loggers lead a lifo which exposes them
to many perils. Wounds, cuts and
bruiseB cannot be altogether avoided
in preparing timber for tho drive and
In river work, where wet and cold
combined are of dally experience,
coughs and colds and muscular pains
cannot but ensue. Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil, when applied to the Injured
or administered to the ailing, works
Ship Made of Paper.
Compressing 300,000 newspapers by
hydraulic machinery, nn American in
ventor has constructed n yacht of the
material Ihus obtained, complete ln
every detail, and no less than sixteen
feot In length. Everything about the
little vessel ls of paper—not only her
hull, but Iho masts aud oven the sails,
iho Paris Auto voucIicb for tho fnct
that the yacht Is not a mere toy, but
a real vessel cnpublo of fulfilling all
the requirements of any ship of similar size.
After Many Years
of e. poriouco, wo have pro pared a list of the
hardiest known apple crab and plum trees,
small fruits, oruamental trees and shrubs,
porrmal flower plants, etc., sent free on appli
cation.   Address
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Right Man—She—The mau T marry
must be "only a little lower than the
angels." He (suddenly flopping)—
Here I am on my knees, a little lower
than one of them.   He got her.
Coal and Iron in China.
Cnlna's resources of coal and Iron
are among the largest and most favorably situated in the world. The extent
of the great coal fields has been put
at 400,000 square miles—more than
seventy times the aggregate extent of
all the coal fields of Great Britain. It
is expected that very soon Chinese
coal will be delivered at Far Eastern
ports at prices with which no other
coal can possibly compete, and that
caina. in consequence of this development, will become a large exporter of
For Inflammation of_Jthe Eyes.—
Among the many good qualities
which Parmelee's Vegetable Pills possess, besides regulating the digestive
organs, is their efficacy in reducing
inflammation of the eyes. It has
called forth many letters of recommendation from those who were af-
mcted with this complaint and found
a cure in the pills. They affect the
centres and the blood ln a surprisingly active way, and the result is almost
Immediately seen.
"That man you brought in," said the
desk sergeant, "cannot be the principal in the crime. In my opinion he is
merely a tool." "I guess you're right,
sergeant," said the detective. "Did
you notice that the fellow is hatchot-
faced, saw-toothed, gimlet-eyed and
hammer-headed ?"—Judge.
If your children are troubled with
worms, give them Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator; safe, sure and
effectual. Try it and mark the improvement In your child.
Mrs. Jones—You know Tilda mar
ried our minister last week? Well,
she tells me he hasn't kissed her once,
what do you think of that? Mrs.
Grimes—He's so conscientious, you
know. He made It a rule long ago
never to kiss the bride, and of course,
he cannot consistently make an excep
tion in his own case.
The Woman who Would
rHi Grocer who wouldn't.
Gentlemen,—Theodore Dorals, a
customer of mine, was completely
cured of rheumatism after live years
of suffering, by the judicious use of
ihe above facts can be verified by
writing to him, to the Parish Priest
or any of his neighbors.
A.  COTE, Merchant.
St. Isadore, Que., 12th May, '98.
The principal of the school was talking with him about his boy. "By the
way, Mr. Wipedunks," he said. "I have
made a discovery about Jerry. He's
ambidextrous." "I don't see how that
can be," replied Mr. Widedunks, with
rising indlgnaton. "He hain't never
been exposed to it. Besides, he was
vaccinated last year, we bathed him
reg'ler every week, and his mother always makes him wear a little bag of
assafidity tied around his neck. Some
of the other boys had been lyln' on
Spin Miles Upon Miles.
"The cotton factories of Lancashire,
England," says Edward Irving, "at
present spin about 155,000,000 miles of
thread a day, so that In six seconds
ihey make enough to go around the
earth. In one month they spin enough
to reach from here to the moon. The
product of eighteen days would reach
from the sun to Neptune. Counting
310 working days in a year, it would
take them, at this rate, 600 years to
spin enough thread to reach the nearest star."
A cough is often the forerunner of
serious pulmonary afflictions, yet
thero Is a simple cure within the
reach of all in Bickle's Antl-Cnsump-
tive Syrup, ani old-time and widely
recognized remedy, which, if resorted
to at the Inception of a cold, will Invariably givo relief, and by overcoming
the trouble, guard the system from
any serious consequences. Price 25
cents,  at  all  dealers.
Teacher—I am sorry to say, Johnny,
your hands do not look very clean.
Johnny—My mother says folks don't
notice such things; lf they do, they
don't speak of 'em.—Detroit Tribune.
Kidney Duty.—It Is ths particular
functions of tlio kidneys to filter out poisons
which pass through them into the blood.
Whon the kidneys are dtsen«ed they cannot do
their whole duty, and should have the help
And ,.l''i"i.;th thut South American Kidney
Curo will alfiird in any aud all forms ot kidney
disorder.   It relioves in 6 hours.—11
Those Worrying p.les!-o„. aPPn.
cation of Dr. Aifnew's Ointment will (five jou
comfort, ipplysturery n ght for three to six
nignts and a euro is nffe. tod in toe most stubborn cases ot Bllnn, Meedluit, or Itchiog
j8s",, Brt Ataman Ointment cures Ecztma
and all itching and bnrnin skin diseases lt
sots like magic.  35 cents,.—15
Every day from five to fifteen letters are received by
Tlie Ogilvie Flour Mills Co. from women living in the
smaller towns throughout Canada, saying they have asked
their grocer for Royal Household Flour but can't get it!
One writes—"I told my grocer, Mr.—, that I would buy
'Royal Household' regularly if he would always keep it
on hand, but he said he wouldn't take on another brand of
flour until he was obliged to." Another says—"My grocer
is an 'old fogie' and never gets the newest or the best
things until the year after." A third says—"We haven't
an enterprising grocer in our town and are obliged to send
to for 'Royal Household' or take a poorer flour."
Write diretf to Og'ilvie's.
If you can't get "Royal Household" from your grocery^
write to us direct—we will immediately give you the name
of the nearest grocer who keeps "Royal Household" and
send you also the "Royal Household" recipes. There is no'
good reason why your grocer should compel you to use
inferior flour—no first class grocer will hesitate to order
"Royal Household" for you, and even the smallest dealer
will get it if you insist upon it. j
Willie—Pa, what is the difference
between buying and purchasing? Pa
—When people buy things they pay
for them; when they don't pay for
them they purchase the goods.—Boston Transcript.
They Drive Pimples Away.—A face
covered with pimples is unsightly, lt
tells of Internal irregularities which
should long since have been corrected. The liver and the kidneys are
not performing their functions in the
healthy way they should, and these
pimples are to let you know that the
blood protests. Parmelee's Vegetable
i .us will drive them all away, nnd
will leave the skin clear and clean
Try them, and there will bo another
witness to their excellence.
Press Notes for April Designer.
- The cover of The Designer for April
shows a pretty girl holding converse
with a pert Easter rabbit. Three
handsome full pages In color are given
and the fashions and millinery are in
perfect accord with the spring season.
A special article ls on seashore costumes for ladies and young folks.
' .ne Millinery Lesson" tells how to
make the uew and picturesque "Envelope Hat. In the literary line
mere Is an appropriate article on "The
Flowers of Trees," by Craig S. Thorns,
"The Largest Musical Club of American Women," by Lida Roso McCabe,
"The Art of Pyro-Sculpture," by Jessie
Garwood Fltts, "Concerning Cats and
Erasmus," by Agnes C. Ruggeri, and
'|The Blue Pigeon," a short story by
IWnwood Waitt. Mrs. Gabrielle Jackson contributes an Easter tale, "Our
Hearts Be Pure from Evil." Bertha
Hashbrook, In "The Interest of
Beauty," describes a gymnasium which
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
One dote of Ayer's Cherry-
Pectoral at bedtime prevents
night coughs of children.
No croup. No bronchitis. A
doctor's medicine for all
affections of the throat, bronchial tubes, and lungs. Sold
for over 60 years.
HfkiM _,.ed Atst*_ Cherry Pectoral In ny
elrlit .«____,. Therelsaothlas Mual
mrlii and col'l", especially lor dill.
IBS. W. B. BaTHM, Shelby, Ala.
Western   Assurance Company
DECEMBER    31st  1904.
Hulled States and Slaio Bonds    !
Dominion of Canada Stock	
Bank, Loan Company and othor Stocksks	
Company's  Buildings	
Municipal Bonds and Debentures	
Unllroud Bonds	
Cash on Hand and oil Doposlt	
Bills Receivable	
Duo from otlier Companies—Reinsurances   	
Interest Duo and Accrued 	
Oft.ee Furniture, Maps, PlanB, etc	
Branch OIHco und Agency Balances and Sundry Accounts.
.   159,393,^0
-in, I'':•.-._
ir,s,:i„..i I
Capllal Stock Jl,600,000,00
Less Calls in course of Payment  31,254.00
Losses under Adjustment      189,080,93
Dividend payable January 6th, 1905        38,312,29
Reserve Fund  1,008,765,73
Capital   $1,500,000,00
Reserve Fund    1,608,706,73
Security to Policy-holders $3,108,705,73
Losses paid from organizations of the company to date $10,785,392,11
family for
lo It h
ac., Mc., ii .oo.
town.  Mm,
Night Coughs
Keep thv b »'»elc open with one of
Ayer's Plite at lie-time- Just
Hon. Geo. A. Cox,   Hon. S. C. Wood,   G. R. R. Cockburn,   E. R, *t> ood,
H. N. Balrd,     James Kerr     Osborne,       J. J. Kenny,
W. R. Brock,      Geo. McMurrlch.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.   J. J.   KENNEY,   Vice-President   and
Managing Director.
C. C. FOo.EI-, Secretary.
Head   Office—Corner   Wellington and Scott Streets, Toronto.
03LER, HAMMOND and NANTON, Winnipeg,   Man.,   Genl.   Agts.   for
Manitoba and N. W. Territories.
D. C. MCGREGOR, Vancouver, B.C., General Agent for British Columbia.
Agents wanted In all lowns  not   already   represented.
It Is the ttngethat ba. stood the tee, of time-stands ths hssTfalt Otalse-merar smmt tbe ammtatt the world fee, ta (state Pt_p» Weaen SM
be pointed w mi E. whioh is tea added pnttotlon -*«J-_-l nut In addition to ttw fl3n__t_____£ Order imMagh onr looal ««-bI or Uraottnaaam,
THB PAGE WIIIC PINO! OO. LIMITED. W-t-MvUle,  Torou-to,  -ontre-L  M. J*«_n.   V-Wlpe*.     a*
may be bought for a dollar. A picture
story of "Doroiny and the Easter
Chickens" will please the tots, and
the fancy-worker will find lace-work,
embroidery, ribbon-work and crotchet
to test her skill.
"Old Hunks ls one of the crankiest
and most disagreeable men I ever met,
but they say he has a delightful home."
"Well, It's true. He spends three-
fourths of his time away from lt."
Nervousness, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, a-i kindred ailments, take wlngi
bnforo tlio lioalfn,. gtialitiestof South American
Norvino. Thomas Ho.kins, of Durham. Ont.,
totik hii prutichor's advice, followed directions,
and was cured permanently of the worst form of
Nervous Prostration and Dyspepsia, He has
recommi'udod it to others with gratifying result...   It is a great nervo builder.—12.
Mrs. Clubber—Man is entitled to life,
liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Clubee—Yes—or he can get married.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere
"Oh, doctor," exclaimed a rheumailc
patient, "I suffer dreadfully with my
hands and feet." "But, my dear sir,"
rejoined the physician, "just try to
think how much inconvenience you
would suffer without them."
Dr. A "no w's cure for the Heart
acts directly and quickly, stimulates tbo
bourt's action, stops most acute pain, dispels
all signs of weaKne.s, fluttering, sinking,
smothering, or palpiation. This wouderful
cure Is the sturdy ship which carries the
heart--irk patient into the hnven of radiant
and perfect health. Gives relief in most acute
forms of heart disease iu 30 miuutes.—U
"My dear," said Mrs. Spenders, by
way of preliminary, "would you consider an opal unlucky?" "I would if
1 got a bill for one and had to pay it,"
began her husband, sternly. "Oh!"
she interrupted, "I'm so glad I ordered
a diamond Instead,"
Portable Engines for Threshing
and Stationary for Chopping and
Wood Sawing In stock at al times
Can Ship at a day's notice.
Vvrlte us for Prices and Catalogue.
BurridffC'Cooper Co., Ltd., Winnipeg, Man
Henry Avenue, East.
The Viceroy of the two Kwang provinces In China, where there Is always
a rebellion ln progress, has a number
of rebels on his hands, who are to be
shipped to South Africa to work In the
mines of the Rand.
Minard's Liniment Cures  Dandruff.
Superfluous Hair
Removed by the New Principle
Electrolysis, X-ray or depilatories are
offered you on tho bar* word of the
operators and manufacturers. D E
MIRACLE is not. It is the only method
which is indorsed by physicians, surgeons, dermatologist*, medical journals
and prominent magazines. Booklet will
will be sent free, in plain, sealed
Your money back without question if
it fails to do til that is claimed for it.
DE MIKACLE mailed, sealed in
plain wrapper, on receipt of $1, Write
for it to-day to DE MIRACLE CHEMICAL CO., S3 Quun Stbxr West,
Toi.o_.to, or
Use Lever's Dry Sonp (a powder, to
wash woolens and flannels,—you'll like
it 3*1
COUPONS instead of 2 in
each pound of
They count up  surprisingly fast this wa*/,  three times as
fast as before.
* You get the benefit at once on your tea cards, as we are
allowing three times their present value. Card from each end
of Blue Ribbon Tea will count as three Coupons, no matter
what it is marked.
Please tell your friends about the new arrangement if they
do not know it yet.
Blue Ribbon Tea was   always   thejiest value; now you
get still more for your money,
Ask your grocer for Blue Ribbon Tea, and write us for free
copy of handsomely illustrated Premium List
BLUE RIBBON, Department R, Winnipeg.
No other workingman'i shirt
is made so big or comfortable or
so strongly as the H.B.K. Big
Not a skimped, factory-mada,
cheap shirt but a shirt made ol
honest material ind lots of it
As big and easy fitting ai the
ones your mother used to make
with three yards and a half of
goods. Every H.B.K. Big Shirt
has i hrce and a half to threo and
three quarter yards of material.
Ample room wider tha ana-
pits, broad and spacious on tits
shoulders, full and long bodied,
big sleeves, an easy wearing shirt
and a long wearing shirt.
Every shirt it branded witf
this brand and guaranteed bf
the makers.
W   N   U    No *pre_-__.     - ■    -  -
< Established April 8,1899.)
"Office : 252 5 Westmiuster avenue.
Mbs. R  Whitney, Publisher.
English fcpFioF—uo Fleet street,
London, E. C, England Where a
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VANCOUVER, B. C, May loth, 1905.
We gather from the information supplied by the City Council Itself that it
ls the intention to ask the taxpayers to
vote money by-laws to the extent of
3467/000. The Council proposes to take
from this sum one amount of $_iil),U00
and another of $_o,ooo, presumably for
street improvements, making a total
Under that heading of $410,000, the balance to be absorbed by English Uay
■■and  other   miscellaneous  objects.
There is a very atrong divergence of
opinion as  to  the advisability of entrusting Buch a vast Hum to the Coun-
'c'.l,   which   says  we   do   not   want  all
'this money now, but we do want to be
-able to spend any portion of it that we
in our lnrinlte wisdom inuy from time
to time deem advisable.    We think  It
may take three years to carry out the
works we have designed—lhat is, some
lucky  realdeuts   will   get   good  streets
this year, while the less fortunate will
-have to wait three years for their turn
-and share of the expend lure of this
In January next circumstances may
arise which will place In office a totally
"different set of men, with views as divergent as the poles from those of the
present aldermen, and although the lat-
'ter may be quite honest  in  their expressed Intentions, yet they are utterly
jl-owerless to bind their successors.   If
a portion of the money will not be re-
-^Jiir-rt for three years, wherein lies the
necessity   of   placing    such     a    large
amount in the hands of the    present
'Council.   If, as stated, It Is only intciid-
'ed  to spend $150,000  a year on street
improvements, then let each year and
'icouncH  provide  for the  necessities as
' they arise, he they large or small.   Tlie
idea as  formulated  to   borrow such  a
large sum of money three years ahead
■ot time ls placing In the hands of what
may   be  Justly   termed    an     Itinerant
' council a most dangerous weapon.    A
won! to the wise should be sulflclent.
■'Inaction 0! Westinlnsti-r rond nnd Westminister   avenue.      BERVICES   at    11    a, m,
'and ..flOp.m.l siiiuliiy School nl '.inn p.m.
i-Cev. A. w. sicl-eoil. Pastor.   Residence 4.0
'-ijtlb  llV.-llllr, <-it>-l
llorui'rof  Nfnl     nnd   Westminster f.Teinti's.
1 «ERV.C]fR at   lln.ni.,  mul   7 |i. in.; H.indiiy
-i-lio-it 1,11,1 Bible Class _:_0 p.m.   Rev. A. E
■'lli'lhi-rlntiuu. II. A., II. I)., Pastor.
I'.isiuiii):,- 138Eleventh Kveuite, west. Telephone Hl'IH.
''Corner Nlalll avenue nn.l Quebec sired
-'HERVK'ES at II 11. in, 11 nit 7:80 p, 111.; Bliniln)
-rli'hool si 1:80p.m. Ih'V.liMi.A.WII.on.n.A.,
1Pastor. J.an.e corner of High 111 avenue slid
tOntn.il> slreet.  Toi.loss.
Sr Michael s, (Anglican).
' Coiner Wsstthtuiliir roml imii Prince Edward
'UrnOC BERVICES at 11 a. m., fiul 7:80 p. in.
' Holy Cominunlon isl nnd ;id Sundnys In en'-b
1 monlh after morning prayer, 2d and 41b Bun
!fM>-sat8u. in. Suuds) Hrhoul at 2:110 p. in.
I Rev. O. II. Wilson, lienor.
Rectory 87_ Thirteenth avenue, east. Tele
1 ...unil' B17.r0.
-Advent Christian   Church   (nol7lb day Ad-
-.in lists) corner Ninth aveuue snd Westuiln
'er rond. Services 11 a.m., Hnd 7:.'ltl p.m.,
--lunilay Sohool at lit a. m. Young peoples'
•■^•Jicleiy ol I.oynl Workers of Christian Bndeu
v /nr incuts every Hiimlny evi-nlnp nlil: ISo'clnok
Ifrayor-meotlng Wednesday nights s-.p'clock
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L.
At a well atleuui'd meetiug of Mt.
Pleasant Lodge L O. L., No. 1842. on
Wednesday evening iu Oddfellows'
Hull, the Seperate Sohool Question was
discussed from mauy poiuts of view,
Brothers D*arke, Howes, McLean,
H. Birmingham, Shurpo, J. Birmingham, Guuimiiigs, Murtiu, Taylor,
Sawyer, Palmer taking part. The
following resolution wus uuauimously
passed: "That if thero are auy iu uny
way iu favur of Sir Wilfred Laurier's
School Policy for the Northwest
Provinces orln sympathy with the enforcing of such policy, that such member (if a iy) bo requested tout once ask
for their Certificates aud withdraw from
this Lodge, as we feel uud believe tlmt
uo conscientious Orungeiiiau should
favor or countenance such Popish
aggression." The resolution was Introduced by Brothel's J. A. Darks uud D.
J. McLcuii. Another resolution on the
same question was passed ns follows:
Moved by Bro. B. Biruiiiigluiin, seconded by Bro. W. Shurpo. '"that we tho
members of L 0. L., No. 1842, heartily
approve of and ourlorsu tho resolution,
just read, of iho Grand Lixige School
Oo_nmit.ee, passed on the 8th day of
Mny, nud lhat tho Secretary piisto the
sumo iu the Lodgo minute book for
reference autl future consideration."
A new liicmhHi' was added to the
Lodge. Rognlia for the Officers was
ordered. The progam uf songs, rocitii
lions nnd Instrumental music wns laid
over till uext meetiug, and the Lodgo
adjourned about 11:80 p. m.
I. O. F.
Chief Ranger, J. B. Ahernothy, presided ovor a well attended meetiug of
Court Vaucouver on Monday evening in
Oddfellows' Hall. A now member was
added to tho Court and considerable
routine business transacted. A Committee cousistmg of Brothers W. R
Owoub, A. Peugelly and J. B. Alier-
n.thy, wns appointed to confer witb
Committees from Courts Braesiile,
Burrard aud Brockton, to iirr...nge for
the Auuuul Church Parade ou Juue Ihe
18th. On uiotiou of Brothers Owens
aud Cummings it wns decided to do the
Court bunking business with the Mt.
Pleiisunt Brunch of the Royal Bank of
Editor "Tho Advocate":
Tho enclosed clipping from Blackwood's Magazine of February 1904, contains the two latter versos of lines by
Seliui entitled '.'A Fiscal Solution: for
Commonplace Minds,""and may bo uot
inappropriately deducted to ihe Cily
Couueil of Vuucouvor.
" Then for a timo I almost fell defeated:
Till it occurred to ine that when you're
Yon do  not   think  of  how  you'll be
But choose yonr mau nud let him work
his will,
In unfamiliar matters common sense
Will leuvo the details to experience.
Tims musing    I    went   back   to   the
To drop I ho measures and to find a man
Who kuows his mind and doesn't gain
by winning
And I resolved to favor Pharaoh's plan
"Go yon to Joseph ; what lie says to you,
Do!"—and  upon   my   word   I   think
bo's true.
Richard Raymond, the iufant son of
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Olmstend, Ninth
avenue, east, died on Monday tho
fuueral taking plnoo ou Wednesday
afternoon from the family resideuee,
Armstrong ifc Edwards having charge
of the arrangements. Tho little one
wus just one year and a half old, ami
ihc parents huve the sympathy of mauy
friends in I heir slid bereavement.
Ring up 1266.
' "The Advocate" wishes any ctireles
1 ueae in delivery reported to the oillco
l telephone B140-.
I If you know of any local iicwb item of
i interest such us parties, donees, socials,
1 arrival and departure of visitors, soHciy
imeetings, etc, send ii in to The
.-.Vdvooati-; or by telephouo B1405,
I Before starting nn a shopping tour,
li-wlt over the advertisements in the
The funeral of Mrs. MaryC. Mitchell,
whodjfed Taosdny uight, took place
on Thursday iil'teriiroui from the family
residence un the Cemetery roml. South
Vancouver. Deceased was 03 yours ol
11;.", mid was the widow of tlio late
Keiljunilu Mitchell, Two sous uud a
daughter are lefl to mourn her loss.
In the majority of coses walking
dresses must be put quite out of the
region of home manufacture. They
mean tailor work, and tailor work and
amateur fingers do not go together, except in the rarest cases. But a smart
little frock proves the exception to the
rule, for there is no reason why lt
should not be successfully turned out
by untrained hands.
It is a speciallly attractive model at
this time of the year, for though pictured in cloth, with velvet relief In the col
lar and quaintly conceived cuffs, it ls
equally adaptable to the linens of the
immediate future, so that those who
wisely take timo by the forelock In the
matter of dress cannot do better than
consider Its merits seriously ln this
The costume obviously owns a banded bolero, with a square basque at the
back and cross'ng over quite low ln
front, ub Its principal feature, completed hy quite one of the smartest skirts
of the season for a walking costume.
The coat Is thrown back with gracefully careless revere, faced with the main
cloth or linen, and ls worn over one of
the new lawn shirts with hemstitched
giandfather frills.
The chief Interest centres In the skirt,
It portrays the most favored style of
the moment, and Is also far and away
the most important matter In making,
for a lltttle banded bolero (given always an absence of special tailor effects) Is an easy enough matter to
Short skirts seem to have finally succumbed to the charms of the box-pleat
this season. This has ousted all other
forms of pleating and finds serious rival only in the full umbrella-like plain
skirts, for which we are primarily Indebted to the American maiden. The
only variety occurs ln the spacing of
the pleats, some being set with their
own width or more between them;
some, as in the sketch, meeting, though
in no sense overlapping, a very narrow
part in the immediate front being left
In the making of such a skirt we
find one of the greatest advantages in
having a pattern specially cut, for then
a kindly authority has the paper pleated Just exuetly as the stuff should be,
which makes Its manipulation a thousand times simpler than when only
marks indicate the folding of the material. These folds should he carefully
marked top and bottom on the material
when the skirt ls cut out, either tacking cottons or tailor chalk being employed for this purpose. Then when the
seams are stitched and pressed the
pleats may be easily formed, tacked ln
position, and pressed. This must naturally be a work of time and care, and
after the usual pressing is complete the
edge of each pleat should be pressed
singly, the Iron being placed on the
underneath side. This will give a sharp
knlfe-Hke edge to the pleat, and Is a
wrinkle  worth  remembering.
On the coat little comment ls needed.
A good f'rm interlining must be Inserted In the collar, cuffs, and the
fronts to within 2 Inches of the arm-
hole. For this tailor's canvas will be
found the best medium with cloth, giving place to strong Irish linen when a
washing coat is under manufacture. A
bund slightly pointed In.front receives
tlie coat at the waist, the smartly cut
little basque being likewise mounted
into it.
PEOPLE  WILL  PERSIST iu trading where they can get the best quality of
of Groceries at the most reasonable prices, and it is quite natural they should.
Fancy Queenlaud Butter 2-lb for 65c British West Iudia Molasses qt. tin 85s.
Fine Potatoes, all you want at $1.50 per sack.
FURNITURE DEPARTMENT.—We lead   Prices away down.  Iron Beds, lots
of them. Baby Buggies, Go-carts, Carpets, Squares, Oilcloth. Mattiug at 10c yd.
The Store of Quality I   See our stock and save your money.
ST    \ A J n lin no. Westminster avenue & Harris street.
.   1 •   VVallctCC Telephone 1206
See When Your Lodge Meet;--
The _d nnd lth Mntid'iys of the munlli
Jour! Vancouver, I. O.  F., meets nt
il Lodge No. II',   l.O.()._ .
Ml   I'l
.ii'.etH ut 8 |i. nt.
Vanconver Council No. 21 In, Cnn-
..(linn Order of Olioscu Friends meets
'■Iiii '..1 and 4lli Tlinr.«liiys of Iho mouth.
Fill DAY.
AVxniiil'tt Hive No 7, Ludies of II1
vim mil ees ho'ds Its regular meetings np
Hi,' 1st, and id Fridays of tin- month
$S00 Men's Straw
Hats for 25c.
OSES of Men's Straw   Hats—new.   stylish,   up-tn date- l'O'gli!
i a   big  reduction      ON   SALE   I"rii>ay   und   SATURDAY
your choice 2Se eucii.
Undoubtedly (lie It st values
in Men's Straw Hi.In ever
offered on the I uolilo Const.
J. S. McLeod, McBeth & Co.,
322   to 330 Westminster Ave.
t______W____M_PB_-__a__»__ ••--*=
Valenciennes lace Is always in vogue
where lingerie is concerned, but now
it seems to he used on every sort of
garment, Including hats. Tho Imitation
Valenciennes lace are wonderful, and
perhaps more closely resemble real
luces than do any other makes. Our
Ascot muslins, lawn blouses, and cot
ton frocks will proclaim the popularity
of  Valenciennes,   and   white   crinoline
BAD!   BAD!!   BAD!!!
Bad blood comes from bad dlgostlon—
bad stomach, bad liver, bad kidneys—attended with bad, foul breath, coated
tongue, bad taste, bad headaches, bad
appetite and Kindred symptoms. Hud as
those ull urn, und serious us uro tlm diseases to which they lead, Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery coinos to tho
rcliiif and cum nf all theso by regulating
and Invigorating STOMACH, LIVER,
BOWELS and KIDNEYS, and putting
all Hu'-" oiviiiii In good order.
"Golden Mudlcul Dlscovory" contains
no alcohol, opium or othor harmful
drugs; neither doos It contain sugar or
syrup, which are Injurious to somo stomachs. Without any of these lt retains Its
ploasaut taste and marvelous healing
(mantles In tho most trying ri I inn to.
Don't hit a selfish inedlclnii seller cheat
you out of your health by giving you a
substitute. He's only looking out for a
larger profit, not for your good. Shun
him. Honest, unselfish dealors recommend tho "Golden Medical Dlscovory."
"That your remedies aro not for tho few,
but fur tn. manv is uvldeut, for 1 personally
kiiinv of many scores of porsons In this city
who havo been restored to health ana
strength bv your medicines," thus wrltos
Honry Latnlshi'ft, Esq., Aldnrainn tn 17th
Ward, Hu Hu lu. N. Y., of IDC. Jefferson Street.
"I know thnt llr. Plerco's Golden Medical
IUscovery ls most valuable In cases of do-
i-iiiiirrinetit of the liver, harms taken tho
medicine some two years ago whon I had a
bad attack of liver trouble, and 1 novor used
a medicine beforo that did me so much
rood. I havo known Dr. Plorce for twenty-
slx years, and do not wonder at his success,
for ho is a physician and man of sterling
qualities. In possessed of extraordinary skill,
and he hns lu his Sanitarium a corps of Specialists who are chosen becauso of thoir
unusual knowledge and professional skill."
If suffering from any obstinate, lingering ailment, write to Dr. Pierce and get,
free of charge, sound medical advice.
Ilu hns tho counsel and assistance of a
iargo staff of expert specialists.
Tho People's Common Sense
Medical Adviser, by R. V.
Plorce, M. D., Chief Consulting Physician to the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical
Institute, Buffalo, K Y.
Paper-bound free on receipt of 81 one-cont stamps
for mailing only; or cloth-
bound for Ho cents. Address
the Author, as above.
Mt. Pleasant
Meat Market
2311 Westmiuster Ave., Cor. 7th.
All kinds of
always on hand.
Your patronage is
respoctsully solicited
Prompt Delivery.
Kenneth Sweet Prop.
' tSltaJfiAt   "   dMbJHS.
Bluo Ribbou Bakiug Powor   15c
8- It Evaporated Penohes  .... 25c
2- It Evaporated Apricots  25c
Strawberries l5o
Raspberries  15c
Blackberries ............ 150
Flour—$1.50 __ $1.00 por sack.
SOAPS.—6 bare Royal Crown Soap 2lic.
6 " Santa Clans Soap 25o.
G   "   Mngical "    25c.
Scrubs of all kinds.
Breadand Pastry.
WpDp Muir
Mt. Pleasant
hats are trimmed with many rows of
the same lace. The silk petticoat is
giving place to the embroidered muslin and cambric underskirts, with endless frills of Valenciennes lace In a
variety of widths. Like frocks, they
are very wide at the feet, and It takes
a good laundress to get them up in a
really satisfactory manner.
Put the yolks of five eggs Into a basin, add a pinch of salt and a little
pepper, and whisk them well. Place
llis basin in a saucepan containing
boiling water, add one ounce of butter,
and stir them until they begin to
thicken. Then remove the basin at
once from the water and stir in a second ounce of butter, then replace It ln
the saucepan for a few seconds, stirring
it gently all the time, and add two
more ounces of butter, separately, ln
the same way. Finally, stir in a teaspoonful of tarragon vinegar and a teaspoonful of finely chopped tarragon.
When the sauce ls ready It should be
of the same consistency as thick '-melted butter"; It; Is Important that the
sauce should he served as soon as possible after lt Is finished, for if kept hot
for more than a few minutes It Is liable
to become oily.
in attractive designs at prioes
less than down-town storos
can give yon.
W. W. Merkley
Westminster Avenue,  Mt. Pleasant.
Tho CORSET for Quality—the
C. B. C.
Selling Agents:
McKee, Grieve & Co.,
419 Riohnrds st.,    Vancouver,  B.
Dahlia Bulbs
15,000 ^pUBEROUS. The largest
Good I and best nssortmeut this
Strong. ,__ido of tho Old Country
Prices $4.00 to $50.00 per 100
Also Perennials and Annual Plants
Thousands of them ou hand. Prices
Mnil Orders promptly attended to,
Satisfaction guaranteed. Price List
Chas. Keeler
Note—Street Oars pass my place.
Nursery: Cor. Westminster,- 16th aves,
Advertising Is the education of trA
purchaser of tlie merits of different
Lhat which adds to his comfort and am-
consumer. It informs the prospective
goods and brings him Into touch with
pllfles his happiness.
Advertise in "The Advocate."
If yon know any items of Mt.Pleasnnt
uews—Social, Porsonal or any other
uews items—send them in to "The
Advocate," or.by telophoue— B1406.
Subscribe to
$1.00 a year, (loss than 2c a copy).
50c for (I months.
25o for 8 mouths.   Single copy 5c,
DO IT  NOW I—Patronize the
Local Papor.
A rgyle House
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
Big Towel
Manufacturers Sample Towels at Wholesale Prices.
TURKISH TOWELS, worth loo for IOo each
"                 " " 20o "   15c "
ii                 .1 •• 25c "   20o "
"                 " " 85c "   25c "
LINEN HUCKABACK TOWELS,' worth 20c for 15o eaoh
"             ..         "               " 25c " 20c     "
ii               ■■ a6o .1 <)Bo     ii
ii               ii                          ii                ii go,, ii H5c      "
ii                          •<                 ii 7ri0 ,i 60c      •■
Unbleached Turkish TowoIb at the same big reductions.
Turkish Linen Bath Towels nt tho samo big reductions.
J. Horner,
4O0 Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
Big Sale of Whitewear
We have picked out of this great- big etoreful of bargains a special
bargain lot op Whitewear. You'd wonder how we could pick ont
any special lot of goods and afford to mark it any lower. Isn't thiB
proof enough?
DRAWERS.—25 only Drawers with ruffles, lace and insertion; regular  $2.50,  sale   price $1.50 $1.50   Drawers   for  90c Drawers,
ruffles, lace aud iusurtions j sale price 75c.... Drawers, with tucked
ruffles; sale prico 50c.
LADIES' NIGHTGOWNT.—60 only trimmed with Vulenoiennes
leco and insertiou and tucks; reg. $5 for $8 85 only, with embroidery trimming; reg. $2 for $1.
CORSET COVERS—regular $1.60 for 90c; $1.25 for 70o j 60c for 35c;
40o for 25c.
303 Hastings Street.
We take pride in our Butter Department, and by careful watching try to keep nothing but  the best.
The steady increase of our sales show that our efforts
are appreciated.    Per pound 25c, 30c & 35c tlfi
Andrews Bros.,
2315 Westminster Ave.
'Phone 93S.
For Sale & Rent.
List your property for Rent or Sale
with The Advocate Real Estate Co.
Five-roomed honse, electric light, hot
nud cold water; 88-ft. lot, corner, on
Eighth avenne, east; price $l,S00.0O.
House and lot, Barnard Btreet, wired;
suitable for tram man's residence; terms.
New house, Niuth aveuue, modern
conveniences, $2,200.00; terms.
Ninto Avenue—
Fnll Bi'/.ed lot, 8 roomed cottage; cash
$775, ou time $850.
Full sized lot, 8-rooraed house, hot
and cold water, olectric wired; cash
$1 750, on time $1,850.
Full sized lot, 7-roomed house; cusli
$1,275, OU timo $1,875.
Two lots, two blocks from Westminster avi'iini'; cash $725, on time $850.
Two-storey buildiug (rented) in business part of Mt. Plensuut, on full sized
lot; prico $2.B75.
1-lot-nud-half Eighth avenne, comer,
cleared; price $800.
Lot on Ontario St t  350
Lot on Lansdowne Ave. (cleared)..     603
Two lots, Columbia St., very cheap    275
Lots, 250 ft., Ash St 1,200
One block, graded, Ash St	
One block, graded, Manitoba St..
Carolina St., 33 feet, 2 lots      500
Alberta St. lots      350
Yukon St. lot      350
Ninth Ave 1,250
Lome St., 6 rooms, 2-storey house,
new 1,275
Fifth Ave., 7 rooms, bath, furnace,
stoue fouudatiou, uew 2,450
Sixth Ave., 6 rooms, hot and cold
water.. 1,250
Sixth Ave. West, 5 rooms, cottage,
bath, etc 1,350
Scott St., 7 rooms, 3 lots, cleared,
graded and fenced 1,750
House,   Sixth  Ave., 6 rooms   and
bath 1,350
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,260
House, Sixth Ave., 6 rooms 1,300
Cottage, Sixth Ave 1,350
Lots,  Eleventh Ave.,  $300 to..   ..     350
Two lota, 33 feet..      375
Two lots, Scott St., 33 feet      550
Two lots, Carolina St., 33 feet..  ..    400
Two lots, Eighth Ave      350
One block, near school house:
Three lots, Ninth Ave 1,350
Lot on Manitoba, facing city..   ..     400
Lot, Fifth Ave      400
Lot on Fifth Ave     400
Lot on Manitoba St      350
Lot on Lansdowne St      600
Lot on Eighth Ave     400
Thirteenth Ave., 8 rooms, bath, etc.,
terms 1,100
House, St. George St., 7 rooms.. .. 1,550
Three houses on one lot, Lorne.. .. 2,700
Quebec St., house 1,250
Quebec St., house 1,100.
House, 3 rooms      500
House, 7 rooms, Eleventh Ave..  .. 2,000
"■•"^ Which Meet on nt. Pleasant
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Pleasaut Lodge No. 19 meets ever
Tuesday nt 8 p. m , iu Oddfellows Half
Archer Block, Mt. Pleasaut.
Sojourning brethren cordially invito
to attend.
Noble Grand—Hugh Walker.
R e o o r i) i n n   Secretary—F rank,
Triiuble.cor. Ninth nve. & Westmiu'r rd?
I. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent.
Order of Foresters meets 2d and 4thl
Moudnys of ench month ut 8 p. in.
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Ohiep Ranger—J. B. Abernethy.
Recording Secretary—J. Hansen,
12 Seventh Avenue, wcstX
Financial Secretary—M. J. CrohanJ
814 Princess .treet. City,   Telephone
Alexandra Hive No. 7,  holds rcguln
Review   1st   nml  ild Fridnys of   enchl
mouth iu I. O. O. F., Hull corner WcBt-J
minster uud Seventh avenues.
Visiting Ladies always welcome. .
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budloug,l
136 Eleventh avenne, west J
Lady Record Keeper—Mas. J. Martini
Ninth avenuo.
Vancouver Council, No. 21 In, meets.
every 2d nnd   4th   Thursdays  of each!
mouth,   iu   I   O.  O. F.,   Hall, corne
Seventh anil Westminster avenues.
Sojourning  Friends nlwnys welcomel
W. P. Flewelling. Chief Councillor.
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
'J228 Westminster avenue.   Tel. I
. 7CU.
E. & J. HARDV & CO.
Company,   Financial,   Press nud
Advertisers' Auentb.
30 Fleet St., London,  E. C,  Eugluudl
Colouinl Busiuess u Specialty.
lark's: Shaving
-JCK.K S Par|0r#
Westmiuster Ave., next Glasgow Horn.
John Gilluian, Proprietor.
Give this Shop a trial—threo chairs]
Jas. Carnahan.
Order* promptly .utciulori to,  night
day,  CliHrgtt- morionm*.
Office: 37 Hastings street, wont,
/.Telephone Number 479^
50   YEARS'
Trade Marks
Copyrights Ac.
A tivonp pend-iift anketrh and doftcrlptlnn n'*r
fju.ri.lv ascortnin our opinion froo whut_er aa
liivontlnn IB propaulf patentable. ConimiinU'H-
llotin at rlctlr emit). ..intin]. Handbook OD PatonU
i-i'Mi. 11 i'ii. OltlOHt ii.-i-m-y for i-i'.-iiritii: pnti'iiti..
.'.iii-nr.* taken tlirontili Munn Jk, Co. recolTt
tpcciul n»ticf, without clinrgo, ln tbe
Scientific tftnerican*
A bnnd-nmoly tlliintrnted workly.
l.fircent dr-
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Electric Light
Along Interurban.Rv- Line
The Electric Lighting Line has now been
extended from Gladstone Station to Burnaby
Power House.
Any residents wishing to install the light
will please make application to the Lighting
Department, where further information will
be cheerfully given.
British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Ltd.
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