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 Devoted to ths interests of Mt. Pleasaut and South Vancouver. *•
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Whole No. 40?.
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Mt. Pleasant,  Vanco-V-H.,   B. C,  Saturday, Fi_B. 16,   1907.
(EiG_-"_ Teak.)
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Vol. 8, No.
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Bridge Work
A Bridge Showing ths four' _ront teeth replaced by,crowning. th»
eye-taoth with Porcelaine Crowns—the most natural of all Dental
work known tp the profession.
Give us a call and let n* show you Samples-of Our Work.
147 Hastings st.
Office Hours: 8 a.m., to 9 p.m.
Telephone 1666. .
Sundays 9a. m.,   to 2 p.m.
Of Cut-glass thero ' are till
sorts and varieties, and it re
quires experience or direct
comparisons to discriminat-3
between them.
We carry in Vanconver the
beantifurii-ibbey Out-glass,
Whicll is so famed for its clear,
brilliant glass and rich correct out.
Our assortment is large and
we Suggest the water bottle,
the bowl, the bonbon dish or
a vase as most suitable for
.-wedding oi-other gifts.
CorherHastings and GriiuVi.le Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,
Managing --ector. ;v
For   local   uewB   subscribe    for   THE
ADVOGAJ*: only-*l foi-2 month--	
' -_____£ '1 : _l_
After Grippe Tonic
- IS
Flint's Syrup of
Tones up the system
and makes  you feel
good.   . Large bottle
M. A. W. Co.
i' fc «_
,   Ht. Pleasant Branch. .
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'Phone 790.      Freo Delivery.
__;    £
W E   Q U 0 J £ ON   QUALITY
2  1-lb. tins  Miirniiilade.  . 25o
2 1-lb tins  Australioji Jam... 25c
2  Bottles Cbpice  Mixed Pickles 26c
4 tins Clarjf's Pork & BeanS 2Bo
i)   i   !.    2 tiuikPineapple... .i,vii'.. ;.,i. .i. ,...i.v.. n..'.26c  '' \\f
Dojj't Forget we still le-id on Fane}* Creaujery Butter.
it P- NiaSttind-le &
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   lit. PBeasgilt.
_.        c, ..Telephone  18«0.   -■ W*f
aBaawcw •" awMtea
J0t),0(>0 CAPE
*'-ii'* * *
White Cook. A '■■ '■
Fto-elass iu,every respect.'     ' I,
Vancouver's Leading .Restaurant.
-M£_iB. Bu?:ijA_, Prop^,. v
$4.?QQ>      cash—will bny
XT,-"        h   ' "   *%r
M-ft. fronton
Westminster ave.
Good b^si^ss property, V(, j
Mrs. R. Whitney, 8444 Westminster %vo.i
,- :i ,".   . ,/•'n;      •"' '".   ' JV >*-.
WwR pally a very good business propoid >
ffo», ' ',
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy -iieiiK,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods.
,,Pratt's Licit Killer,
Holly.Chick Food, Bcef-jnipH, Etc.
'•viFTiOUR arid FEED."
<"»    k. V'ITH  Corns:/   NINTH avenue   &
s**».  "*>pl * •' WESTMINSTER HOAD.
Tulfpluini'    15117.
t\       li     THB ^
iVIt. Pleasant Branch
--fiftal Paid-up ..... *3.90o!oOO.
Wj-jgMffinnd.. ,.■_.. $4.39_000.
milt.vi)WMt\li<, received and interest
ttlloWdd' thereon. Compounded
FOITR times yearly. : f
OPEN   SaIuRDA*] NIGHTS   from
" v '"f to 8 .o'clock.   HT
j"4: 5.C- truu^jted.   ,$m,
Yl, A. Schwa&z, Manager.
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1 Mr l«1'i>) lit!'"■ txttt-o   ifff lV»1t)V    ',,:'
For Local News Read Thb A_*pocat*
Local Jtems.
., Changes for advertisements should be'
iii bofore Thnrsday noon to insure their!
publication. ' |
,:       r-:o: e^H',1    ,
Mr, R. MoMahan of Winnipeg, who
has been visiting His sister Mrs, (Dr.)
W, F. Coy left on Thursday for his
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The Royal Bank of Canada announces
that interest will be paid quarterly on
Savings Bank accounts instead of half-
yearly as before.
Thompson's Cream of Witch Hazel-
best for chapped hands.' At Mt. Pleas-,
ant M. A. W. Drug Store,
Mr. and Mrs. W. T)-. Muir _nd family
have returned to Vancouver, arriving
Tuesday morning, after a few months
residence iu Kamldo'ps.
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The Maple Lear Cigar Store will move
too-y to their new quarters on Ninth
avenue, opposite No. 3 Fire Hall, Give
them a call' iu their new store.
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Flint's Bromo Grippe—best cttre for
cold in thp head—25c a box at the
M. A. W. Go.'s Postoffice Drug  Store.
New Spring Dress Goods arriving
daily. New Blonses, Collars and
Ribbons. Best and latest styles at Mrs..
W. W. Merifley.
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Mrs. Geo. jE. Williiimson will receive
on Thnrsday''afternoon and evening,
Feb. 21st, at ber new home 121 TeutU.
avenue west, and the 1st apd 3d
Thursdays following.
 :o: ^  ■•
^It. Pleasaut L. O. L. No. 1842, will
meet on Thursday eveuing next. All
Orangemen cordially invited to attend.
Initiations are scheduled for the Orange,
Blue and Arch degree*.
The New York Dentists have had a
large and'handsOme'eleciriC sign placed
iu fro-rt of* their1'Dental Parlors,'14T
Hastings' street SaH"• This firm has
steadily advanced in their practice and
popularity.    -—--'-      	
'.'• '     -, -—.o: Wtf-
. .< . .CHURCH:
' Rev. A. E.'j-etberiilgton B.A., B.U.,
the pastor, Will preach Su'nday'' moru
ing'nnd evening. Moruiug subject:
"A Pi"oibiBer£ipd Its Fufclment." Eve.
nlng suliject;' "The Windows Open
Towards Jerusalem.
{-'   "
: •■■• : CHURCH. !
peV. Herbert' W. Piercy will prbaeb
nif,ruing and e'vb'ning.' Morning Hiiiij.■ttt:
"Tiie Great Commission." Evening
subject: "The Great Omission.
' Sunday School and Young Men's
Bjble Class at 2:80 p.-m.
1st Sunday lit'Lent, Feb. 17th.
'11 a. m.—>-Discipleship."       !.'
7:30 p. m.^'The Lhw of Growth.4" '
"Rev.   G.  ft.   Wilson,   Reotor, will
conduct fho.'servicos'.
1 Wedmisd'Kjr Feb. 20th, 8 p. m.—Rev.
A. H. Sovereign."'" '•'    *
FridaylsFeb. 22d, 4:30 p. m.-=rRev.
G. H. WilBon.   -   "
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The outlook for lacrosse does not' seem
very bright at 'present on Mt. PlC-saii t.
It is current talk that Some of last
year's players reprise to play this season,
and some of the'fexecutive are dii&atis.
ifled. It would probably be the proper
thing to "hold 'ft meetil-'g of lacrosse
enthusiast's and'have a heart-toj-heart
;talk on the advisabhity 'of puftibg a
team iu the' field this season. The'-local
itica'm made spleudid progress duribg the
■pM season, and it wonlifbo too bad to
throw up thirspouge thin year.
Ivjef       " Hi.'i T~*      'il j.
OpP Sub^ribers^who fai|.to
this office    T«f^-phone B i p$
stoves & Ganges
AU kinds—all prices.   Air-tights from $2.50 up.
;, •     •   th\    \ •■     ;.{.     >;,;.,
in fact, everything for the home.
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We are always pleased to bave you call and inspect onr stock.
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Tel. 4 47.
|     W. T. MURPHY
2        2415 Westminster avenue
% . (     Mt. Pleasant.
Have just received a shipment of Men's Odd Pants
direct from the Manufacturer
- Prices-.from
11.26 up-    .
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"The Advocate" 6 months for 50c.
NOW We Don't
Know Hpw
'■   But we do know that prevention is better than a  oure,  so
reoonynend to yonr notice t
Felt Chest Protectors 86c and ap
Chamois and Flannel
Chest Protectors 75c and up
Large, Medium and Small
"i Chamois Vest |2.00
To insure  yon against sudden
changes of the weather.
Drug Co.
W. A. Acton, Manager.
aven*-)e6.   'Phone -336.
A fine shipment of,..
for table, also  Okanagan -Russets.
Good Prunes 3-bs for 25c.
2425  Westminster Avt
> 'Phone 322
Klng'js Tieat flarket
R. Porter 6\ Sons,.       2321 Westminster Ave.
wholesale and Retail
Dealers in ajl kinds of Fuesh and Salt Meats; '' Fresh Vegetables always '
on hknd.   Orders solicited from all parts of Mount Pleasant and Fairview
Prompt. Delivery.   FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season.
Tel. 2806.   ■-.. .,    . • .,(,,- £    ,
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m»a4)i**m00A*x***A^ ■
I Maple l^eaf Cfgar 5tore
A Fntt'Line of. CIO A RS, PIPES;' and Smokers Supplies.
f LIGHT LUNCHES serv«d pt all hours.
SOfT DRINKS ami'CANDIES always froth,
• • ' > v'^r 2448 Westmistcr avenue: ■      4        I -■'
£*T0*r4*04f*J*4f44*r*x*W j
Conservative "At Home."
'On Wednesday evening, Feb. 20tfc,
tho lit. Pleasant ConservMive Cldb
will hold an "At Home" iu the Oddfellows''Hall. '"':
All Conservatives are cordially" i-i-
tC'd to attend and bring their wives and
sw\ et hearts.      "•' '     '' '}'
An entertaining jirbgrnm 'is ' telbg
n jr'aaged hnd there will be au Orchestra
prtnent 'to dis_ieni- sweet "music
fhtoughr—it the ovtmiufe. Cards wilt be
provided for the 'dovotet'S of whist, and
tlie dancers can dance io the' mriiS.c of
t»e Orchestra. Rcfrtehmenu will be
served'in the large dining ball.
,. i     i     1(i   mm ..'in      -i,',  r,
SnMpribem *t* re«j||l!ted''.'toV)|
any r^rolessq is tn t^e delivery of thia
TtieCanadiah Bank
of Coninierce
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Deposits of'Onefioi-4R and npwards
receivedijApd intcreiit.allowed thereon.
' —~——_c—        s
Brink Money1 Oiders issued.
A General Banking Business
?:       'l'- transacted. -
OTPIC^ HOURS: l**,. m. tb 3 p. m
SATUKDA-jrsylO am,toiaja.^.to 8 p.m.
.'. \   East tnd Branch      k
444 i^eetminster
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Author of "Eben Holden," "D'ri and I," Etc.
'i mil iniii.cl
THE harvesting was over ln Brier Dale. It was near dinner
time, and Allen, Trove and
the two hired men were trying feats in the dooryard. Trove, then
a boy of fifteen, had outdone them all
at the jumping. A strangei came
along, riding a big mare with a young
filly at her side. He was a tall, spare
man, past middle age, with a red,
smooth shaven fnce and long gray hair
that fell to his rolling collar. He turned in at the gate. A little beyond It
his mare halted for a mouthful of
grass. The stranger unslung a strap
that held a satchel to bis side and hung
it on the pommel.
"Go and ask what we zan do for
bim," Allen whispered to t_<j boy.
Trove went down tbe drive, looking
up at him curiously,
"What can I do for you?" he Inquired.
"Give me thy youth," said the stranger quickly, his gray eyes twinkling
uuder silvered brows.
The boy, now smiling, made no answer.
"No?" said the man, as he came on
slowly. "Well, then, wero thy wit as
g:iod as thy legs it would be o' some
use to me."
The words were spoken with dignity
in a deep, kindly tone. They were also
faintly salted with Irish brogue.
He approached the men, all eyes filed upon him with a look of inquiry.
"Have ye ever seen n drunken sailor
on n must?" he inquired of Allen.
"Well, sor," said the stranger, dismounting slowly, "I am not that. Let
me consider—have ye ever seen a co-
coanut on a plum tree?"
"I believe not," said Allen, laughing.
"Well, sor, that Is njore like me. 'Tis
long since I rode a horse, an' am out
o' place in the saddle."
He stood erect with dignity, a smile
deepening the many lines in his face.
"Can I do anything for you?" Allen
"Aye-7-cure me o' poverty. Have ye
any clocks to mend?"
"Clocks! Are you a tinker?" said Allen.
"I nm, sor, an' at thy service. Could
beauty, me lord, bave better commerce
than with honesty?"
They all surveyed him with curiosity
and amusement as he tied the mare.
All had begun to laugh. His words
came rapidly on a quick undercurrent
of good nature. A clock sounded the
stroke of midday.
"What, ho! The clock," said he, looking nt his watch. "Thy time hath a
lugging foot. Marry, were I that slow,
sor, I'd never get to heaven!"
"Mother." said Allen, going to the
doorstep, "hcr£ Is a tinker, and he says
the clock Is slow."
"It seems to be out of order," said
his wife, coming to the step.
"Seems,  madam!    Nay,  It  Is!" said
the stranger.   "Did ye mind the stroke
of it?"
"No," said she.
"Marry, 'twas like the call of a dying
Allen thought a moment as be whittled.
"Had I such a stroke on me I'd—I'd
think I was paralyzed," the stranger
"You'd better fix It, then," said Allen.
"Thou art wise, good man," said the
stranger, "Mind the two bands on the
clock an' keep them to their place or
they'll beckon thee to poverty."
Tbe clock wns brought to the door-
Step, and all gathered about him os he
went to work.
"Ye know a power o' Scrlpter," said
one of the hired men.
"Scrlpter," said the tinker, laughing.
"I do, sor, an' much of it according to
the good St. William. Have ye never
read Shakespeare?"
None who sat before him knew anything of the Immortal bard.
"He writ a booli 'bout Dan'l Boone
an' tbe Injuns," a hired man ventured
" 'Angels an' ministers o' grace de
fend us!' " the tinker exclaimed.
Trove laughed.
"I'll give ye a riddle," said the tinker,
turning to blm.
"How is it the clock can keep a
sober face?"
"It has no ears," Trove answer—1.
"Right," said the old tinker, smiling.
"Thou aft a knowing youth. Read
Shakespeare, boy-n little of him three
times a day fdr the mind's sake. I've
traveled far in lonely places and needed no other company."
"Ever in India?" Trove Inquired.
He had been reading of that far land,
"I was, sor," tbe stranger continued, rttbblnjr a v'leel.    "I  ^-as live
years'ln India, sor, nlr part o' llie time
fighting ns hard us ever a man could
"Fighting!" said Trove, much Interested.
"I was, sor," he asserted, oiling a
pinion of the old clock.
"On which side?"
"Inside an' outside."
"With natives?"
"I did, sor; three kinds o' them—fever, fleas an' the divvle."
"Give us some more Shakespeare,"
said the boy, smiling.
The tinker rubbed his spectacles
thoughtfully, aud as he resumed his
work a sounding flood of tragic utterance came out of him—the great solil-
; oqutes of Hamlet and Macbeth and
Richard III. and Lenr and Antony, all
said with spirit and appreciation. The
job finished, they bade him put up for
j    "A fine  colt!"   Bald Allen as they
were on their way to the stable.
j    "It Is, sor," said the tinker, "a most
excellent breed o' horses."
;    "Where from ?"
[    "The graudsire from the desert o'
! Arabia, where Allah create __ the horse
out o' the south wind.   See the slender
flanks o' the Barbnry?   See her eye?"
He seemed to talk In thnt odd strain
for the mere joy of It, nnd there wns
in his voice the God given vanity of
bird or poet.
He had caught the Ally by her little
plume and stood patting her forehead.
For a moment he led her up and dowu
at a quick trot, her dainty feet touching the earth lightly ns a fuwn's.
"Thou'rt mnde for the hot lengues o'
tho great sand sen." snid ho, patting
her hend. "Ah, thy neck shnll be ns
flip bowsprit; thy dust ns the flying
"In one thing you nre like Isaiah,"
suid Allen ns he whittled. "Tbe Lord
God hath given thee the tongue of the
"An' If he grnnt me the power to
spenk n word ln season to him that is
wenry I shall be content," said the
Dinner ovor, tbey enme out of doors.
The stranger stood filling his pipe.
Something In his talk nnd manner had
gone deep into the soul of the boy, who
now whispered a moment with his father.
"Would you sell the filly?" said Allen.
"My boy would like to own her."
"What, ho, tbe boy! Tlie beautiful
boy! An' would ye love her, boy?" the
tinker nsked.
"Yes, sir," the boy answered quickly.
"An' put a ribbon In her forelock aa'
a coat o' silk on her back, an', mind ye,
a man o' kindness in the saddle?"
"Yes, sir."
"Then take thy horse, an' Allah grant
thou  be successful  on  her as  many
times as there be hairs In her skin."
"And the price?" said Allen.
"Name It, an' I'll call thee just."
The business over, the tinker called
to Trove, who had led the filly to her
"You, there, strike the tents. Bring
me the mare. This very day sho may
bear me to forgiveness." .
... Trove brought the mare. I
"Y&Jyitow ag)2we%jQ' Scrlfrter"
"Reinepiber," said the old man, turning as be rode away, "In the day o' the
Inst judgment God '11 mind the look o'
thy horse."
He rode on a few steps and halted,
turning In the saddle.
"Thou, too, Phyllis," he called. "God
'11 mind the look o' thy master. See
that ye bring him,safe."
The little filly begnn to pear and call,
the mother to answer. For days she
called and trembled, with wet eyes, listening for tlie voice thnt still answered,
though out of hearing, fur- over the
hills. And Trove, too, was lonely, and
there was a kind of longing in his
heart for the music In that voice of the
(To Be Continued.)
The   Demand   For   Their   Skins   Haa
Nearly Exterminated Them.
"An alligator Is a rare thing In the
southern states now," snld C. B. Bunge
of Pensacola, Fla.
"Where they could be seen ln hun
dreds ten years ago, dotting the bnnks
of the rivers and swimming In the
Florida swamps, the sight ls now becoming a very uncommon one. The
great demand for their skins hns practically exterminated the creatures, and
they will soon be ns scarce as the
western buffalo. Some may still be
found ln the Everglades and other
swamps, but they are rarely seen, as
they live In mudholes to which even
the Semlnoles cannot gain access.
"The few that are captured are
caught by menns of strategy, as the
open water shooting ls a thing of tho
past. A strict watch ls kept over
their holes, and the moment the gator
appears he IS lassoed and dragged
bodily from his home. It Is a very
dangerous method while ln tlie water,
and lt requires the combined force of a
dozen men to drag an eight foot alligator to the mainland. Even when this
Is done the captors are wary, as a
blow from the creature's tall would
seriously disable the stoutest man.
"An alligator Is slow and clumsy ln
his movements, but can swing his tail
around In the twinkling of the eye.
The Indians generally wait until they
have the animal In a position where
he cannot use his tail and then sever
the ligaments with a well directed
blow of their sharp Instruments. The
government has taken the bounty off
the alligators, which In former years
was a great source of revenue to the
shiftless Crackers that Inhabit the
swnmps and make their living ln the
easiest possible mnnner. The price of
the skins has become double what lt
was a few years ngo, and it will not be
long before the dealers will have to
find some substitute for the skin of the
alligator."—Milwaukee Sentinel.
Ball Player's Hnrd Finish.
The lending of a ball player's career
has iu It much the same tragedy that
acconipnnles the loss of voice by the
singer. At one feli swoop the player
nnd his family drop comparative luxury, ease and the ability to have all
the ordinary pleasures of life and fall
to something like netunl poverty. Oftentimes poverty is encountered bofore
the end of the struggle is reached.
The still young couple, after several
years of good living, traveling, seeing
the world and enjoying all the fun In
sight, suddenly come with a splash to
the icy water of poor living, poor
clothes, inability to pay for theater
tickets aud trips about and inability
perhaps to much more thnn pny the
rent of a smnll flat, for the bnll player
who has never done anything but play
ball and who has not saved his money
Is against a hard proposition before he
can learn a trade or find something to
carry him safely along.—Brockton Enterprise.
Great  Men  In  Germany,
Germany has recently voted to decide
who are the twelve greatest meu lu
the fatherland. The list begins with
the emperor. The second choice is
Gerhart Hauptmann, the dramatist.
Robert Koch, the scientist, Is third, and
Ernest Haeckel und Wllhelm Conrad
Roentgen, who have added to the scientific reputation of their country, are
the fourth and fifth selections ln the
list. The sixth name ls the present
chancellor of the empire, Prince von
Bulow. Seventh and eighth are Max
IClluger, the painter and sculptor, and
Richard Strauss, who has been selected to represent music. August Bebel,
tbe Socialist, and Count Haeseler, who
Is high in the military affairs of the
country, are the ninth and tenth. The
eleventh niche was awarded to Ernest
von Behrlng, the physician and scientist, and Reinhold Bogus, the sculptor, completes tbe list
A Royal Prisoner.
Mehmed Rechad Effeudl. the heir presumptive to the Turkish throne, awaits
as a prisoner his turn to reign. The
death of Abdul Hamid would draw
him from a Jail to assume supreme
power. For many years he has been
shut up ln his harem. He has seen
no one but his wives, his slaves and
his jailers. He has had no converss
tion. He has read nothing, books and
company being Interdicted. One of
these days he may be sultan. Now he
he Is ln the depths of a tomb.—Paris
Tainted Milk In Canada.
The Edinburgh Scotsman cites the
remarks of Professor Harcourt of a
Canadian agricultural college ' to the
effect that lf a commission were appointed ln Canada to Investigate the
conditions under which milk was linn- i
died ln that country and delivered to
the consumer the report of the commission , would be Worse than the recent revelations relating to the meat
packing establishments ln Chicago.
Reoord of Hardship and Splendid  En
durance by a Member of Northwest
Mounted Police—Frozen Meat.
The qualities of the men who compose the Royal Northwest Mounted Police have often been demonstrated, but
rarely have fidelity, devotion to duty
fearlessness, unselfishness, and Indomitable determination been manifested In
greater dejrree than was displayed last
winter In a Journey made by Constabh
Seller, amounting ln all to about 99f
mile*. The trip was made In compan>
of Interpreter Ford untl an Esklrm
namo-d Tupealock. It was undertaker,
for the purpose nt locating the where
abouts of a Scottish ship, the Ernes'
William, and ascertaining her Ilaibi.lty
to the customs duty for supplies lm
ported. Constable Seller probably receives pay to the amount of ab mt $1.5'
a day, but, without a murmur, he
entered upon and successfully accomplished a Jourriey attended by great
hardships, and which many an explorer
would have been proud of relating. The
recital of Seller's trip ls contained In
a dairy, which has just been received
at the Mounted Police Department. No
thins more modest or unaffected than
his account of the long Journey and thi'
difficulties met with and surmounted
could be Imagined.
Constable Seller, with his two companions and a dog team of ten, lefi
Fullerton, on the west cast of Hudson
Bay, on Feb. 21 last. They returned on
April 19, having heen exposed for two
months to the rigors of an Arctic winter. The only casualty was a frostbitten leg of one dog that was left behind at Lyon's Inlet. On the way to
their destination and back Intensely
cold weather was encountered, and
many blizzards. At night snow houses
would be built for shelter, called by
the Eskimos "Igloos." Herds of deer
were seen, and several were shot for
food. For a couple of days, however,
both men and dogs went on short rations. Had lt not been for falling In
with a party of natives they would at
one time have been ln desperate straits.
For a great part of the Journey the
food had to be eaten frozen, because
the alcohol and wood gave out.
Here are a few extracts which show
the nature of the hardships encountered on the Journey: "We have only fifty
pounds of deer meat, two pounds of
pemmican, and six pounds of boiled
meat for ourselves, and the ten dogs,
so we must find natives. Very cold day
I had both my feet badly frozen. My
footgear ls ln a very bad state—wot
and worn out. We were compelled to
break up some barrels to cook food, ns
we had been subsisting on frozen meat
for  the  last  three  days.'-'
"Terrible snowstorm. Impossible to
go out looking for natives. Our dogs
are getting hungry, as they have had
nothing for three days. We cannot
possibly give them anything out of what
small supply we have for ourselves. My
feet are very sore, -the result of frost
"Bad storm, but not nearly so bad
as yesterday. I sent Ford and Tupealock out to look for natives. The/
returned at 5 p. m., bringing us Information that cheered us qutte a little. The ship they learned was at
_'elaohuseetuck,' the place where
ghosts chase women. They brought
some meat for the dogs, and said the
natives, who belonged to the Nltulick
tribe, would come ln the morning With
as much meat as they could spare.'-'
"Still storming. Finished up all our
meat for breakfast. About noon the
natives come ln, bringing about 400
pounds of meat, which I purchased
from them. It was nearly all seal meat
We found lt rather high all by itself,
but hunger ls a great sauce."
In due course the party reaohed the
vessel -for which they were searching,
and received a hearty Scottish welcome
from her commander, Capt. Murray,
who fitted them out with stores for
the  return Journey.
Here ls the last Item ln Constable
Seller's diary:
"April 19th. Broke camp at sunrise (about 4 a. m.) and made ths detachment about 2.30 p. m. Some few
miles from the barracks I noticed the
flag at balf-mast, which told me plainly that what I feared had come to pass.
On arrival my thoughts were confirmed on hearing that Staff-Sergeant
Hayne had passed away the night before. We were Just ln time to attend
the funeral."
The report of Constable Seller contains muoh valuable Information about
th* oountry traversed and the natives
met with. He mentions a rumor current among the natives that In the
winter of 1905 a white man belonging
to a ship wintering ln the Arctlo was
killed by the Nltulick tribe. The white
men retaliated by killing three Eskimos
and all their dogs. Constable Seller
believes some such thing- may have
happened ln connection with the Nor
weglan sloop QJoa.
. The Swedish Bride.
The Swedish bride fills her pockets
with bread, which she dispenses to every one she meets on her way to the
church, every piece she disposes of
averting, as she believes, a misfortune.
Liverpool's Advance.
In the course of time Liverpool must
supersede London, points out a Manchester paper. Everything ls against
the latter, and Its supremacy has only
been retained by artificiality. If England has been discovered at the same
time as America, Liverpool would Inevitably have become the capital.
Commercially, according to the same
authority, lt is slowly but surely ousting London.
Ice Kept Flowers.
Of tbe Ice kept flowers of Vercler, a
French florist, china peonies have been
most enduring, some being fairly preserved after five months ln the refrigerator. In his latest experiments he
has cut peonies with stems sixteen
Inches long, putting them in water,
trimming the ends every three weeks
and renewing wster each month.
Opinions of Feeders Do Not Agree—
Amount to Give and How
to Give It.
A sheep grower of Indiana has the
following' to say in the Indiana Farmer ln regard to the use of silage:
"Some sheep growers are enthusiastic ln their praises of corn silage as
a food for sheep. On tbe other hand, a
large number do not think so well of
lt. All those who have tried lt have
agreed with reference to the wisdom of
feeding a moderate quantity to the
flock when the ellage has been properly cured. On the other hand, quito
a number have found trouble whrti
feeding lt ln large quantities. On the
whole, lt ls not to be considered as satisfactory food for sheep as field roots,
since, more especially when there ls
much corn, tn tho silage, lt has a
tendency to produce a heated condition of the system, which with breeding ewes is not desirable. It ls not
well perhaps to feed corn silage to a
breeding flock more than once a day,
and when so fed the aim should be to
give them clover hay or alfalfa at
least once a day In order to produce a
proper balance In the ration. In cold
weather It ls probably wiser to feed
the silage at noon than morning or
night. When exposed to such weather
for only a few minutes the temperature as cool as Is frequently found In
sheep sheds will freeze more or less,
or lf lt does not freeze lt becomes very
cold. For this reason lt is better to
feed lt ln the middle of the day ln
cold weather, for nt that time the temperature ls usually many degrees
warmer than In the morning or evening. It Ib not common to feed more
than two to four pounds of silage per
head per day to sheep, but some farmers who grow winter Iambs feed as
much as that twice a day, more especially after the lambs have been born,
A great advantage of silage as a food
for sheep consists ln Its cheapness. It
furnishes the cheapest food that may
be fed to them, and when properly fed
there should be no fear of hurtful results from feeding silage well made."
Importance of Saving Nitrogen In tho
One thing we feel Inclined to talk
about every year is the mistake of letting cornfields or other cultivated
ground remain bare through the fall
and winter. A considerable loss of
nitrogen results from this practice.
After summer crop ls taken off tho
processes of nitrification go on ln the
soil, especially If stable manure has
been used. Nitrification means the
process by which nitrogen Ib made
soluble or available. When made over
Into this form It ls quite easily washed out of the soli nnd lost. When soil
ls left bare after harvest considerable
loss will occur ln this way, but when
some living crop Is growing on the
ground this new crop will obtain most
of the nitrogen and save lt for us.
This nitrogen problem ls the most Important thing on our farms. We must
buy lt ln one form or another, and lt ls
constantly struggling to get away from
us. It ls the part of good farming to
capture and save all we can. If nothing else can be done, sow rye on all
bare lands. If you cannot plow, harrow and seed. There are some exceptions to this. One Is where the sod ls
filled with white grubs. In that case
it Is better not to seed, but to plow
and keep the surface well stirred
through fall and early ln spring. The
constant cultivation is the best method
of fighting these Insects.—Ri>ral New
A Canadian Bred Ayrshire.
The Ayrshire heifer, Mlna 2nd'a
daughter, here pictured, writes the
owner, Frank A Crabb of Illinois, wns
■bred by Robert Ness of Canada. She
was first as heifer calf at St. Louis
World's fair ln 1904 ln a strong class
of 24 heifers and was also reserve
champion. She has been a big winner
and a great favorite wherever shown.
She was fresh the latter part of September, 1905, and has been milking
about 26 pounds a day. This Is quite a
showing when one remembers that she
was not one year old until November
lt, 1906. My cows are fed equal parts
of bran, ground corn, shorts and alfal-
mo, clover hay and shredded corn fodder. I feed after milking. I milk regularly and feed the same way. I believe
this ls more than half the battle. My
barn is warm and kept thoroughly
The turquoise derives Its name rrom
a word meaning Turkish, and Is so
called because the first turquoises were
found ln Turkey. If your birthday
comes in December and you wear a
turquoise, you need never be afraid of
falling off a high place. One of the
powers of the azure bued gem ls to
preserve Its weaker from this catastrophe.
Cat Flowers.
Flowers will keep fresh much longer
If the ends are dipped In melted wax.
Candle ends may be utilized for this
A Series of Articles Describing their Lives, their Aims
and their Influence.
every detail. He can truly Bay, with
the philosopher of old, "No, I cannot play on any muBical instrument,
but, I can tell you how, out of a
small village, to make a great and
glorious city." The people in that
community should certainly feel
proud to have among them such a
public spirited citizen as Mr. Lamb
and we predict for the Standard a
brilliant future.
Mr. Lamb is an out and out believer in free trade, and those who
have heard him, say he is a very
convincing platform speaker.
Great Britain is extensively experimenting with nir machines for military purposes. Investigation is being
made of every machine of proved utility, including foreign machines, with
the view to securing command of the
uir in the next generation.
VV. !*). LAMB
Editor Plumas Standard.
Mr. W. D. Lamb, whom llie above
picture represents, and the subject of
this sketch, waa born forty years ago,
in Gerrie, Ont., Huron county. There
he attended school, and spent the
early years of his life.
At the age of eighteen he began
teaching school, and, after spending
seven years in that profession, graduating from the Clinton model and Toronto normal schools, he drifted into
mercantile life. Ten years ago he
came west, and settled in Plumas, a
village on the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Co., that had just
been surveyed.
Three years ago, Mr. Lnmb, nlmost by accident, discovered the reason why his own and otlier villages
were only Btarved, stunted, little
places, compnred with what they
should be, if public, affairs were conducted in accordance with the dictates of reason and common sense,
in a way that would secure justice
between man and man. Nothing so
disgusts him, as to hear people lament the fact that their town doesn't
grow, while at the same time, those
who build up, develop and enrich the
country, are regularly penalized by
taxation, while the idle holders of
tewn lots or agricultural lands, reap
where others sow. Their holdings
are increasing in value, not on account of what the owners do, but on
account of what others do, producing
nothing, but absorbing what others
produce. He believes in the Henry
George remedy for this state of affairs. When our reporter called, he
had at tho head of his paper, as a
text for that issue, a selection from
Henry George, which may be taken
as the Standard's political creed.
"We would take for the community
what belongs to the community, the
value attaching to land by the growth
of the community, leaving sacred to
the individual all that belopgs to the
individual." In other words, he urges that municipalities should exempt everything from taxution except the community value of land.
He thinks it too bad that people
should let the railway corporations
get the good of the town sites while
the people tnx themselves to denth
on their goods and buildings. He
thinks people stupid, not to get that
town site valuo. by taxation, into
their treasury, for schools, sidewalks,
local improvements, etc. The population of l'lunuis is only' 200, but the
country nround would warrant a population of 1,000 easily. Mr. Lnmb
says he will sell out tlie Standard
just as soon ns overy industrious
farmer around has a nice comfort- \
able home, liia farm clenr of mortgage, and a comfortable bank account, and in the meantime, he will
use the paper as a mentis to show
people what the trouble is.
Mr. Lamb has taken a lively interest in municipal politics, and judging from the way we heard the
Standard spoken of, the people nre
expecting some tremendous chnnges
soon. The pnper seems to have a
firm grip on the minds ol the people.
He had no previous experience in
printing, not knowing even "the
case" before he got his plant set up.
He is his own reporter, editor, manager, jobber, etc., a tireless worker,
and a brain capacity that remembers
Professor—Fraulein, tell me what
you know of some important events
of the first hall of the eighteenth
Klnra—Hooped skirtB were the fashion.—Meggendorfer Blaetter.
No matter how angry a man may
be he is sure to choke on the bread
of charity without the butter of kindness.
It ia a good thing to stick to whnt
you sny, but remember that what
you Bay is very likely to stick to you
for - lor.s time.
"One Foot In the Grave."—If the thousands of people who rush to so worthy
a remedy as South American Nervine as
a last resort would get it as a llrst resort, how much misery and suffering
would bo spared. If you have any nerve
disorder you needn't suffer a minute longer. A thousand testimonials to prove it.
Large numbers of artisans and laborers are reported to be leaving New
Zealand for San Francisco, being attracted by  reports of high wages.
To discern and denl immedintely
with onuses nnd overcome them, rn-
ther thnn to bnttle with effects nfter
the disense hns secured n lodgement,
is the chief aim of the medical man,
and Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup
is the result of pntient study along
this pnrticulnr line. At the first np-
pearance of n cold the Syrup will be
found a most efficient remedy, arresting development and speedily
healing the affected pnrta, so that the
ailment disnppenra.
In France the duty of the officer
to keep gunrd over the sanitation and
health of his man is recognized and
Something More Thnn a Purgative—
To purge is the only effect of many
pills now on the market. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills nre more than a purgative. They strengthen the stomach
where other pills weaken it. They
elennse the blood by regulating the
liver and kidneys, and (hey stimulate where other pill conip 'unds de-
preaa. Nothing of an injurious nature, used for merely purgative po.vers,
enters into their composition.
Advices from Mexico city say the
Mexican government has ratified the
treaty with the United Stntes referring to the great irrigation dam at
Negle, sixty miles nbove El Paso.
Minird's   Liniment  Cures   Garget   in
King Alfonso of Spain is snid to
be the only monarch in Europe, except the sultan, who is a total abstainer. His mother taught him to
dislike the taste of wines and spirits.
Is there anything more annoying
than hnving your corn stepped upon?
Is there anything more delightful
than getting rid of it ? Holloway's
Corn Cure will do it. Try it nnd be
The difference between the federal
nnd insulnr government over the division of tlie public lnnds in Porto
Rico hns been nmicnbly adjusted.
I wns cured of Rheumatic Gout by
I wns cured of Acute Bronchitis by
Iwns cured of   Acute   Rheumntism
"Markham, Ont.     C. S. BILLING
The Whitney government in its
educational policy is mnking provision for a minimum salary to be paid
to school teachers in the province.
0 y^^ThatCough /
M which ordinary remedies have not reached* M
m  will quickly yield to M
Gravs Syrup of Red Spruce Gum
M on
It cures those heavy, deetvseated coughs—takes away
the Kreneu—heala the throat—Strengthen! tha lungs.
None the tee* effectIve because It la pleasant to take.
Jt—t try one bottle and sec how quickly you get rid
that cough.   At your druggists.   —c. bottle.
way    M
For Strains
—of Back —of Shoulder
—of Stifle —of Hough
—ofWhirlebone —of Knee
—of Fetlock —of Coffin Joint
—of Pastern
and all
Lameness in
Two or three teaspoon
fuls in a littie Rum or Brandy,
cures Sprains, Bruises and
Lameness in 34 hours—takes
out all the soreness—and puts
horses "on their feet again."
50c. a bottle.    If your druggist does not have it, send to
NatUaal Drag * Chemical Co.
U-Ite-UMoBlreal.    17
Inability to recruit the garrison at
Victoria, B. C, to the required
strength has resulted in an order to
dispatch twenty-five non-commissioned officers and men and two lieutenants from the Quebec citadel to augment the artillerymen of the garrison.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo,
Luoas County,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
Is senior partner of tbe Arm of F. J.
Cheney & Co.. doing business ln the city
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,
and that said Arm will pay the sum or
every case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
my presence this 6th day of December,
A. D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON.
(Seal.) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally
and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for
testimonials free.
F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all Druggists, ":,<_.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation
Breakn__   the   News.
"Mamma, what would you do if
that big vnse in the parlor should
gel broken ?" said Tommy.
'T should thrash whoever did it,"
said Mrs. Brnnks, gazing serenely at
her little son.
"Well, than, you'd better begin to
get up your muscle," said Tommy,
gleefully, " 'cos father's broken it."—
Cnrdiff Times.
General de Negrier has declared in
favor of abolishing the whole thirteen
regiments of couirassiers in the French
Sciatica put him on Orutches.—James
Smith, dairyman, of Grimsby, Ont.,
writos: "My limbs were almost .useless
from Bcintica and rheumatism, and, notwithstanding my esteem for physicians, I
must give the credit where it belongs. I
am a cured man to-day, and Routh American Itheumatic Oure must have all the
credit.    It's a marvel.—34.
Tne only articles found in the possession of a filthy looking Hungnrian
tramp, who was charged with begging, at Stratford, Out., were an expulsion order from the United Kingdom and a cake of soap.
It may prove a surprise to many to
know that there are 37 different religions professed by the people of Edmonton, and many of them are almost  unknown in Canada.
8trong Words by a New York Specialist.
—"After years of testing and comparison
I have no hesitation in saying that Dr.
Agnew's Oure for the Heart is the quickest, safest, and curest known to medical
science. I use it in my own practice.
It relieves the most acute forms of heart
ailment innide of thirty minutes and
never fails."—35.
World's Biggest Gardener.
The biggest gardener ln the world—
the man who has charge of the g-ar-
dens at the stations along the C. P. R.
railway system—has just sent out 160,-
000 bulbs—tulips, crocuses, narcissus
and other flowers that will burst Into
bloom In more than a thousand gardens, as soon as the snow melts.
The gardener ls Mr. N. Stewart
Dunlop, the C. P. R. claims agent and
tax commissioner, Montreal, who Is
head of the company's floral department. This ls by far the largest supply
that has ever been sent out. It represents a special effort, for lt ls Mr.
Dunlop's Intention that the tenth year
of the existence of this garden project
shall be marked by something extra In
the way of station beautlflcatlon.
The transformation that haa been
efTected all over tha C. P. R. system
by the gardens that may he seen
everywhere between St. John, N. B.,
and Vancouver and wherever the company has lines ln the province of Ontario, ls known to the observant traveler who looks out for the beautiful
while journeying through the country.
Where there were only ash heaps
and sand beds a few years ago, and
station surroundings that bespoke, lf
not absolute neglect, nature ln a state
of wlldness, there are now all kinds
of artistic flower beds amd rosaries,
shrubs that Impart color, brilliance
and sweet perfume all the Bummer.
Recourse to official statistics shows
that over 310 complete companies
hnve" been incorporated to undertake
mining operations in the Cobalt district.
Minard's Linlmen* Cures  Diphtheria
Water  Ilii(<>-rltl<>«,
Real water butterflies spread their
lovely wings lu the clenr wnvelets ot
the blue Mediterranean. Their scientific name is p'teropoda. or wins footed.
Tbe commonest Is perhnps the "boat
butterfly." His body seems formei!
round a tiny brown kernel, the sire of
n grain of wheat, anil is covered with 0
shell soft as gristle and almost trans
parent. His wings are large, round
and clear as glnss—so clear that before
they can be examined they must be
put ln a saucer of water ngninst a
black ground. The shell is so loose
tha* a mere touch separates It from
the body. All the sea butterflies have
on their tongues rows of strong pointed
hooks. They are all flesh eaters. It Is
wonderful to wntch through the transparent shell and almost equally transparent body the motions of the heart
These butterflies Iny eggs, Just like
the land ones, and, like tho land ones,
are fond of warmth and light.
" Dominion
Brand" Stockings are made
for real boys—
to save mothers
most of their
"Dominion Brand"
are knitted of the strongest, tough-
**n» Tig Tk_ est British Yarns—and
are strongest and
toughest where the
wear is hardest.
We guarantee the
wear of every pair bearing this label.
N_— —
In a variety ol styles,
fabrics and prices, for
women, men sad
children. Foim-fitted.
Dealers are authorized
lo replace instantly md
at our cost any Pen.
Angle garment bully
in material or making.
Pen-Angle Underwear is form-knit
so it can't help
fitting your figure,
—it's made of
long - fibred wool
i so it won't shrink
—and it's guaranteed besides. Tha
whole idea is to
make it so good
you can't afford
not to buy by tha
trademark (in
red). sos
It lookB as if moose would soon be
extinct aa the buffalo by the way
they are being slaughtered this year.
Talk may be cheap, but the telephone companies have got mighty
rich handling it.
It is better to put warm clothes
on a few folks than to talk about
celestial garments for many.
A. L Mumford tells how Psychine
cured him after the Doctors
gave him up
" It ia twelve years since Psychine cored
me of galloping consumption." The
speaker was Mr. A. E. Mumford, six teet
ta.ll, and looking just what ba is a husky
healthy farmer, He works his own fans
near Magnetawan, Ont.
" I caught my cold working as a firemaa
•n the C.P.R." he continued. "I had
night sweats, chills and fever and frequents
ly coughed up pieces of my lungs. I was
sinking fast and the doctors said then
was no hope for me. Two months treats
ment of Psychine put me right on my feet
and I have had no return of lung trouble
If Mr. Mumford had started to take
Psychine when he first caught cold ba
would have saved himself a lot of anxiety
and suffering. Psychine cures all kin*
troubles by killing the germs—the roots of
the disease.
(Pronounc__ Si-keen)
50c. Per Bottle
Larger ■!*■•  »1 .nd *2——II drugglcta.
DR. T. A.  SLOCUM, Limited, Toronto*
Eastern Canada
TronlliiK Open Wounds.
In the treatment of open wonnds,
tvliero there hns been surface injury
only and the dlschnrge has not been
great, much benefit has been found tc
follow tho simple plnn of trentment
horo described. Tlie pnrt Is well washed
with wurm water. It Is patted dry,
Then It ls very freely covered with
boric acid powder. Over all ls laid a
piece of linen. Now adhesive plastei
Is cut Into strips so long tbnt tbey can
go right ncross the linen and be attached to the healthy skin. By meani
of six or more of such strips the linen
is securely fixed. Ovet this Is placed
a piece of cotton wool, finally the
pnrt Is neatly bandaged. Practically
the nlr Is now excluded from the sore
part, nnd this ls the reason for what-
ever good mny result. The dressings
are removed nt the ond of seven or ten
days. The part is washed, then treated as before. ^^^^
Gams Dinners In the Workhouse.
The paupers in the Meriden, Eng-
Innrl, workhouse hnve been dining or.
pheasants and rabbits for several
dn;-*i by the generosity of a local
sportsman, who sent the gunie to th»
Laughing   Gas.
"Do you see any good reason why a
doctor should not be also a poet?"
"Certainly not. Isn't poetry a drug
in  the marketV
»- mm
5 or 500
—they are all
Each biscuit
as light ai if
made by fairy
Baked to a
golden russet
So fresh,
and crisp, and
tempting, that
just opening the
box is teasing
the appetite.
And   yon
find   1   new
delight in every
one you eat.
Von get perfection
when you get
Sodas   «»
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until December 31st, 1906.
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payable  in
Soontaa Oopy.
r' bscription $1 a yoar
Mrs. S. A. MoLagan is in the city and
registered at the Badminton. '■'■
The Muniolpal Council of South Van
conrer will meet this Saturday
afternoon. v
Mr. Cole Owen has taken a position
with the Eraser Valley Market Company at'New Westmiuster. '•
Tel. B1405.
Vancouvkr, B: C, Fisb., 16,1907."
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Junction of Wostminatorroad and Westtoiii-
ii.or avonue. 8EBVICES at ll a. m„
(jiiil 7:30 p. 111.; Sunday Hcliool at 2:30 p.m.
* Methodist.
Corner of Kin t and WoHt-ninster avenues.
'.KUVICES at 11 a. m., ana 7 p. m.; Sunday
Miliool and Blhle Class 2:30 p.m. Rev. A. K.
§0thertngton,, B.A.., B. P., Pastor. 'i
•"arsonago 123 Eleventh avenue, west. Tele-
'•'Jone B_49. ., c,
Corner Ninth avenue <and Quebec atreet
■KllVICKH at 11 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday
yiiool at 2:30 p.m. Eev.3eo.A.WIlson, B.A.
l-ustor, Manse corner ol Eighth avenue and
Vtario street,  Tel. 1066.
■* .      St Michael s, (Anglican).
Corner Ninth, avonue and Brlf.e Edward
.ilfeec. SERVICES at lla.m., and7:30 p.m.,
Joly Communion 1st unit 3d Sundays in each
apnth after morning prayer. 2d and 4th Hun
!__)-s nt 8i>. m. Sunday School.at 2:30 p.m.
4pv. O. H. Wilson, Rector. .
l)iectory 372 Thirteenth avenus, east. Telephone BI799... j
*"j Advi-ntists.
„ Adveut Christian Church (not 7th day Adjusts), Seventh avonue, near Westminster
^yenue. Services 11 a.m., and 7:80 p.my,
>^,uday School at 10 a.m. Young peoples'
'i^Cietyof I.oya.. Workers of Christian Endea-
ijBr.raoots evory Sandayevenlngalfi.'ta o'clock,
tjrayer-mecting Wednesday nl^hWat 8 o'clock.
jot Latter Day Salnta, 2525 Westminster ave-
i'.o- Scrvicosat 8 o'clock evory Sunday evo-
tyng by Elder J. S. ltntncy; Sunday School at
V, o'clock. Prayer-meeting every Weduesday
syouing at 8 o'clock.        .. ]'{:■
tm Am^A-m ymepmrnmmn »M4
Local Items.
The Loyal Soldiers will entertain tho
Missionary ' Messengers on Tnesday
evening next at the Methodist Parson-
ago .128 Eleventh avenne west.       •
—-1 :<* v- •
Mr. A. Luko of Tenth and Westminster avenues,'; arrived home Saturday
ln«li from a.sia weeks sojourn at Prince
Rupert. ;
Miss Shaw-Hellier, Masseuse; Certificate, London, England.—445 Gnynville
street; 'phone A1462.
Wednesday t]fie 18th," was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Bent; March
24th-will be Palm Snnday, Maroh 29th
Good Friday and Maroh 81st" Easter
•1  :o:  ,
Wanted : Apprentice to learn Dress
making, at Miss Campbell's, 2418 Westminster avei>      ",   '
—_——:o:     j.
The raising of teaoiii ra salaries is becoming a very live question Out Of
ninety lady teachers only 15 receive
$ 5 per month and over—one gets.$90—
the remaining theachers receive from
$40 to $4fi per month. The meu tpachers
fare a little better but not tnuon.' The
School Board has raised the salaries of
its Superintendent, Secretary and'
Stenographer but shows a tendency, to
keep the teachers on the "wage sla^o"
basis. The teachers should be paid/fair.
■tyages.   '-'' ■ ■'■ ■
FOR SALE.—New; Modern House,
furnace*,,' and every" convenience; 2
blocks from ourline. Price $3,150, c^sh
$1,500, • Mrs. R. Whitney, "Advocatk
Office,     i
Mrs. R. H Duke received at hor new
home, 24 Ninth avenuu east, onTnesdfty
afternoon and evening. Mrs. Dpke
[wore a handsome blnck' silk costume,
aud'. was assisted it) receiving by _^i__
Migaon Duke who wore* a becoming
and -dainty blue silk 'frock Mrp.
Langlois poured tea,''and'wore a be-
icotulug pale greeu gQW'tf''' Miss Anna
Buirritt iu Alice bine organdie over
whits Silk, nnd Misfl Lydia Copeland
iu cwuin silk, ' assisted Mrs. Langlois.
The decorations of tho drawing and
dining room wero pink carnations and
sn ih IX.
Rend, the New York, Dental Parlors
advertisement iu this paper, theu {y> to
New Yorlr Dental Parlors 'lor-.yuur.work
Everyone kno\ys that for. anything
ip become, known, it must'be talked
i.l)0'.it, l'"or an, article to become
piiptilar its. virtue must be made the
v.ili;cct  of a public    announcement
• !i-it is advertising! Consequently
f ihc survival  of the, fittest, applies
* business principles" ais well as itl
incs to other walks of life, the bet-
':• the advertising—the better, the
lublioity—the /better the results.!
V'd results mean good business,!
md good business is. what every
merchant advertises for. If he did
not wish to excel in his particular
Iffle,  he  would  not  take  the  trouble
b write nn advertisement, much
nore pay lor the costly newspaper
mid magazine' space.—Ufitish Adver-
—'•The Advocate" is always, pleased
11 reoeivu from iis reeder* any items of
•'Iral interest' mvh as itpticeil.of people
.ixitiug on Mt,'- PkiftsiiW. of of local
Mideiltf visiting octHide points, all
•'i''i'.l. aiSFiiirs, cb'nTc'i.Anfl;'lodgo ni^ws,
Mj-'hs, marri;i-rcs;, i-ti'. *"*
a        ,.      ,t^.;
$5QQ: 0nys
' ■■   '.- f. J]-'-    .
a lot -3x122 on  Wpstmjnster,
avouao; B0itl?5j|ft; llinitfc'
t. ■ " •f".<t8iillot*h.
"rfrs.  R. W!!'--'r•«y.^,''Advocate" Oflicr.
<">u^..   ^v V-liiU-l..,   -V.-lUilJ: .      ...j.
What Ails Tout
Do you feel weak, tired, despondent,
havo frequent h«adai:hos,ycoat-d,toiigiiej,
bitter or bad tasUi in morning, "heartburn," belching of gas, acid risings In
throat, after catlng,i stomach, gpaw or;
hum, fciiil. broatil-, dlWuspells, poor orf
Variable appetite, niitiaca at tinipo and'
hlndrod symptoms?.! ;i. 1  _ij
I If you havo Any considerable number of
the a—ivo.iSyinptotris you a_ro suffering-
ftotp.blllousnoss, torpid l|vor, w.)jh Indl-.
Ijestlonxitudysi—i«l». Dr. Plerco's Ooldniv
Modleal lllwi.v«rris mnde l(p/if the most
vliiluablo nieillcliml. iirliiKlplcs.known to
n»pdlcti|l scloncofortlin ponn»r>«nt euro of
■gieh iiliiiurmal conilltiiiiis. It, Is a must
efllclont;liver Iriylgoratur, stotmveh,lpnlc,;
tjowel regiilutor: aud nerve strongthener.
ITI e^OolieniMudical Olscovery "<» not,
l patenti medicine ur Vn.cn-1, iiostrilm.'S.'
full llstiof its InBrfldlotitHbidng.^-ntodi
un Its txiU.o-wi-ppiti' and.attr-tcdfUndcr:
oath, A.glniiru at lis- fnrniiila will show,
that it cuit-luH mi iilciilml, or hurinful'
hablt-foriiilnii drugs. Jt Is a fluid extract'
Ui ado. With. puro','.trl])le-ircfinoiriglycerlnej.
:(( proper 'Striuiglli', from the roots of the,
following native-American fsfipst plants,)
Viz., Golden Heal runt, Stono root, Ulack.
'Jhorrybiirk, Queen's root, Hloodroot, andr
Mttiidrako root. r> u< 1
(TIih folloiripv leading medical' authorities,
Miioiiir a host of oilier..', extol the (oresolnct
roots for the euro of just surh alntinnis as tho.
aWyosymptoms liullditu'.Jl'rof. it Unrtholow,
M.l).,of Joffiirsou Met) >^illege. Rhllo.; Prof.
11. 6. Wood, M. D..oWlIul.Vof l'a.il'rof. Edwin
M, Haiti. M, 11.. of'SraliniMiiaiin Mod. Colleffo.
CfilcaBo; Pwt.Jotiji Kh'iS, M. D;, Author of
Ahiorlean IlUt-hJftbiyi'Prof. Jnli. M. Hcixd-
der. t-,U, Author of Sia-lUeMwlIi'lnes; Prot
Laurence "iCljmipu.M. D.i Sled, pent L'nly.of
N, V.,- Prof. I?hi&y'Elllnrwpod. Mj t)„ A othor
Mul.'lin   \l_w!..'»i   n*iit   I' "111',   ni  Iti.i.iwiH   Mi__rlt—
THE BEER Without a Peer..
Brew-d right here in* Viicouver by men of years
and years aiid years expedience, and a brewery v^hose
plant is the most perfect' 'known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has ta_!en a place1*
in the hearts of the-people which no oth,e*i* beer can,
supplant ?■'l Doz., qua-tis $2.! Doz., pints'*'$ I.
\ancouver Bre^ries^ Ltd*
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 4pW
For Sale at all flrst-olass Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to yottr house. '.. ■,,-.' n.
China ware
School Goods
Tea, Coffee and.
Yoi_,buy the Best and. Cheapest wheii
ynn bny.at     ,!
Cor. Westminster and
Sixth avenues.
SPECIAL.—Some bewtiful lines of
Kngiish Tea Sets at closest prices,^ Call
and see them. -'
ni    ii.
"And The. #ight Is,Serene."
) ■ -,. *  ,^i£    ** .
Lie down, O Sonl, to rest a^d peace,
The night sorcno brings Bweet, screease
To toil and trial, and the day.
Of tribulation fades away.
Life's labor done, the night sereno
Lets fall its curtain on the scene,
And from the restful shadows, clear,
Oomeil\opeful dreams to raise and chaer-
The wearied spirits, ill or good,
Which' struggled,Cver as they could.
The night serene, to slavo and free,
Cdmes, in its silent chirity
Of gratefnl rest and blessed sleep,
To thosevwho smile and thoserwhoweop;
Enfolding in its calm'embrace
The tired runners in the race
Who win or lose, it lulls to rest
Upon its.gentle, kindly breast
The strong whQi stand, the weak who
lean -    "
God's mercy Is.the night serene.'
—By William J. Lampton,
Before starting on a shopping tour,
look aver tbe advertisements iu the
■j ■ >  :^?&Qe1&*0vll**f&a*x,*imta^\
It Is Glory Enough.
It is glory, enough to have shouted the
iiame ''.'■'•'■
Of the living God in tbe teeth of an
alrinyof-foes;       :' L
To have thrown   all    prudence  and
forethought away '
And for Once to have followed the cnll
of the soul '
Out into the danger of darkness, uf ruin
and dentil. V '
To  have  counseltid  with,   right,   not,
- 'suocess, f0r once,1'1 ■   ':
Is glory enongh for one day.
It is glory enough for one day
To have marched-out nione before, the
seats of the scornful, *
Their fingers nil-i—'intitfg your wqfl;
To have felt and wholly forgotten the
ln-auding-irou of their eyes;      *
To .have stood-up" pro-^ and reliant on
only your sopl '
And go calmly ou with your, duty-
It iB glory enough.
It is glory enough, to have taken the
' 'perilous risk,;
Instead  of  investing  in   stocks   and;
paid-up insurance fpr one,
To have fitted  a cruiser   for right  to
- adventure a sea fall of shoals;    '
To soil.without,chart and with only tho,
stars for a guide;
To have dared  tp lose with all tbo
chances for losing    .      r
Is glory enongh.
It is glory enough for one day
To have dreamed the bright dreaifl of-
theroign of right; u
To have fastened your faith like a flng
to that immaterial staff
And  have  marched  away, forgetting
your base of supplies.
And while tho worldly wise see nothing
but shame and ignoble retreat,  ;
And though far ahead, the   heart may
faint and the flesh prove weak—
To have dreamed  that  bold dream is
., glory enongh, t
Is glory enough for one day.
—By William Herbert Oarrnth.
m000000000000000000* *0m^a)»»^MMa^
of Materia Medtca and l'roi', in HemiiHt AiiHll-
leal Colleiro,,Chlca(ro. flftrM.naftfl andi'adr
drcsa on Portal Card _i£ m. R. V. Pierce-,
Uutralo. N, Y., and recelvej/rec tiiftlet ilv'
extrncts from wrltlmrs ot-ul tho^t.lev
_ jn "ojt—   -   •.  ...
lluffalo. N, Y., and rec»l>:«(/re<: t
extrncts from wrltlmrs of Wl tlle'ltlxive nli
I ml iiiilliors uml muny oilieriieinliJiViiii:, In tho
filronireat UMslhlo terms, each Itiftt eVerx-ln-
.ei-eih. lit of whleh "Oolden SWidttE.nli-'
lioier. " is i—miiosiil. _.   ii" j
_ In. 1'lutro'a Pleiwaiit IVlleis resnlarti art*
'lrKir.-riill-Moui.Kili. tirnr unit lse.rnls '.'flU'S
_iar im Asud In e.iMii'iiriiuii with ''inMtfiia,
M 'Ilinil T»l»en«iri"tf 1m*,vIi> *,t" tsKT.'h *>¥,','    v*""'"
*WM*\ Tbvy'i«Hui'<. afiil-mJ»r->i'"?!'!"'A, ',,.-_
''SevtmMat    vn|...-_.:..siWts«-..;,.i.-*_v.-.MW'^-k
When the tide of population pours into Vancouver this
fall and winter, lots on Mt.. Pleasant will comma.ad the price
that lots in the City now command.
Read'thi?* list and come and see us1 about thenu
,   tl ;.i-.   i     ...'   ■> »*'i   r   "-f6 's:
One lot>, 25x120, on. WeBtnnuiiter avenue; price ..*500, $200,i,dpwfl,
balance on easy tetpxn. y
2 S3-ft. lots, 9-roomed House, orchard
small fruit...$11,650
Bountiful'9»room   House,   gas apd
ielectric'light, copvenieut to.car;
o '      Thirteenth'ayeqne.
A good    lot: on Grnndview, $250.
LaiNsdownp avenue—i room hfl"?".
s. $tl.'.—0
EiiiHTH nveuue—7-ronpi house,..$!■.000
0-room. lionne Tenth nveune, near Vfe.tit-
miuKtoriav.cuup; price $2 TOO, itftrui..
Ou Sixteenth, avenue,..i-ncre, nuc view
owrliHiking the. city: ■ -prion. *°lll).
ht.lf catdi.   Splendid buy.      •     "t
0-room,Hopsc nn. Westminster nvi'mic,
$J( 500 ensh, balui)C8'tpnrrange
Houbo of   5.rnoms,    Eighth    avinin;
j .rfcQttlo,,s%l>f.,   bath;  l»t 88x120
Price   .'....l.i.ii ...-■- $2.uvtl.'
i   Eigthth avenue,
'$9Q(ll:;:.i ■ :<•
2  lota,   on, corner.
5 acres at. Eburne, black soili $230.00 .par,
a<-!0;;l—-utiful view. Tei-nipi    "*   •
o-room Honse, rented.at $18 par n^onth,
south half of lot, in 200n; $1,700,
I      $500 cash, balance to arrnngo.
'?( Lota (corner)  Westmiuster  nvenue,
'80X182; 1'rice $4i400, tt_toisv.
2-stnroy Residence ou Sixth nvonue.
lniigo house, beautiful lawn, fruit.
Terms.    Prico^ ;,. .'. ... $-1,000.
Lot   3Bxl!t2   on Westinipster   avc.niTi-
i.'two-stiircy.ibiiililiug, ii* tine condition; loasoi'.. f)>r 2 years;  title perfect.    Pi;iu« ■ *IH.(KI0.
T-ropuiod, House lot 411.^x120,  Eighth
.   aveuuoS. price $1.800, .  '
Cottage otfi rooms, idcutrlc HgUti ond
n iillciiiiveniencus; situated iftl Eighth,
nvtiuuo,   enst    Price   iLiliJO;  *800
down and terms.
fi-riiom.O'otfnsic, rented nt$14,per month,
''  'Bontli half of lot,, in, 200a; prjfle
$fia00, $;i00 down, onsy ri;rni8.
Two,lots, cleared and grndrdi. $1-609,
Uisidclot for $7«« Will buildi to
suit purohusor ou easy (terms.
«<«_-. f'.-Vk ■ -t.
Mrs. R.Whitney
2444 Westminsider *%yg.
hfi^^e^a^t^^ehi r.i*4JW
f^kstro.at- r-iir-*/**^***^^ ■ lH|S»rT«SMiW'nf
^,4W^AXJR>W5.0^m JRiTisfl COWWiiV;
At St, Iftohael's Churoh on Thursday
eveniug ("valentine's night) at 9 o'clook,
Kev. G. It Wilson, Rector ia,ted in the
holy bonds of f- matrimony Miss Julia
Prances Curtis aud Mr. Herbert Guy
DeBou. \ Tho church had been decorated with white carnations and ivy. Tho
bridal party passed tip the aisle between1
rowB of palms and took their place
beneath a whito canopy of white from
which hung an ivy beli. The bride Was
given away by her father; she looked
lovely in her ■whito s&rjge bridal, gown;
she.wore a veil caught with, natural
orange blossoms.and carried a boquetpf
white carnations,' 'Miss Blanche Black'
burn.made a pretty bridesmaid in ft
costume of white net ovor silk, Miss
M<ttie Cnrtis m&id-of-hour* looked,
sweetly pretty i;,in palo bine s
ilk organdie. Both th- bridesmaid and, niaid-of-houor wore white
hats and earned boquetB of shell-pink
and white carnations. Mrf 0. Curtis
uupporten the ■ groom. Ttyj groom's
present to the bride was a1 hnndsome
gold locket ond chain, to the bridesmaid
and|maid-of-honor pearl rings, to. the
best-man a cigar caso. After the ceremony tbe relatives of the newly married
couple were entertained at the home of
the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs.
DeBou left on tho Owl Train foj the
Southland will be away about ono
month, The bride's goiug-away-gown
was of green Alexandra cloth trimmed
with white broadcloth, with whiph she
wore a palo grey folt hat ■ with -white
braadoloth, with grey aud green trim-,
mings. Mr. and Mrs. DeBou will reside
coruer of Fourteenth avuiino and
Quebec street mi their return-
incubators, Etc
>*'"' 1st 6>ar Jnst Beccvved.
1016, Westminster avenue.
'.!','"  mn* . .."■ :.i' ,:
Local items.
Mr. W. J. Annaud, President of the
Vancouver Auto and Cycle Company, is
recovering from a severe attack of grip.
 ;o;    -  .. .■
Mr. J. W. Morrlsion of Quabeo and
Seventh, who underwent an operation
iit tho Hospital two weoks ago, is improving
The initiation of nino new members
into Counpil 21 In, was the occasion of a
largo attendance at the regular meetintr
of the Canadian. .Order of. Chosen
Frieutls on Thursday ovening.
-——-__:o.. ■— ,—«■
Final retnrpsirom Richmond;Riding
confirm Hon. Carter-Cotton in thtf seat.
The Pembsrtou. vote wns equally divided between tjie President of the
Couneil and Mr. Weart, each securing
three votes. Mr.' Cotton's majority
thus stands nt 15. -
tee ;
Royal Crown
thb Best in thb World. Drop
us it post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
had free for, ■ Royal Crown
Soap.Wrappeijs, 1'
.•nmmmm. » mm
for Plants and Cut Flowers; also
a quantity of Shrubs and Ornamental Trees to be disposed of at a
£ig reduoti on for the next SO days
Nnrsory  & Greenhouses,  oornor.of
Fifteenth and Westminster avenues,
The Cheapest Place in the City.
*.m*m*mm »s*sp
Mt. Pleasant
]A- -block from,.
Westnimstj-r avenue..
Fenced, 011 thi_e -idfes,
.Ready for spddipg.
Ifcice $1,750'.
Gootl r}}iy for Hoiiiesite.
$^p eaqh,
$rs. R.. Wbitoey, " Advocate"
'Mt. Pleasant,
ii.. ■   - .
'jf^mmO M^A^yVWWf*f*^*wl4*B9wlA^tO>W^&WW *W.***.'**■' * W,
l. 0. O. F.
Mt, Pleasant Lodge No. l»nieets.evcry
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows' Hall
Westminster avenue,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren cordially invited
to attiMid.
No$LB'GnAxn—Frank Trimblo,
Rrcokdinu Skcukta«v~IJ. Patter-
son,' 120 Tenth avenue, east,
Alexandra Hive No, 7, hijlds regnlar,
Reviow  2d au_ lth Mondnys of each
mouth in ^nights of Pyjtblas   Hall,
Westmiustor avenuo. i   ,■
Visiting Ladies always vreleome.
LadyOopininudiir—M**s., N. Pettipiec-n,
....   ,' ,.36 Iteuth.nvnuno, taut,.
Lady R,ecor4',^,'ope**-~NUt-. J, Martin,
Nintba*tw»p, :{.■   ■_■■■
Mt,   Pleasant   L. O,   L.,
No, lM-.i-i meets, t ft.i 1st nnd
lid'Thursday of ench mouth,
at 8 i>, ni, iu the K. of P-
Hnll  .
AU     visiting    Brethren
W oordiivlly wiilcqine,.
J, Mnrtiu, W.' M-,
li) 5>llitli avenue, east.
Rnlph S Oummings, Roc Beo'y.,
8-H-t Wesimlnatrr avonue.
"... Ii UvJ-
Court Viipwiuivor'-liiaB, Indapondont
Order of ESSsteW". meotK 2d -apd 4th
Mondays of.<iH''lnn.»Ht)i nt H% w,, in
Oddfe) lows' Hull,
Visiting brethren alwnys weluoma,.
CiUKi- RaNOKH— A. Pengelly,
KiscioiimMt ^ciirtauy- -M. ,T. Crehiin,
S'.tV I'l'.QUumi mrvnl. City.
Financial BrojibtXH*cHplpl. If Cum-
uiiiig.1, "Advocate" OtKctfcMt, Pl-'in-ant
 _ , 4_-_ : j,	
"". FKlEJ^llH, It)
Vancouver wonticU. No. Ill la,. T0*fit*
every Sdiawl'* 4th Thutvilhys uf each
month,   <u it,  O, O. F,,' Hall,   Wirt-
iniiister iivemie.
Hojn^jnl-ug. Frleiirln always wrlom^e
E. R. FhiWwi'lliui.,' (-lef OotirtfWl"t"
Hil.h Hll-I Wi'Stnilllsiul MVlls
Mra. 0, Ui Kinnie, R«eii
j      ^S''Vi'lli|\: syvuiji',
Get vour wrk ijoun ar Hut
Glasgow Berbcp Shop
lO'iiirii Tl'o'ii Hfifi'l
Fuank IIkiibrwo<|1), Proprietor.
Bi\TH5i-'I|ath rjootu fitted Av'itli Pouck-
i-AiN    HAtn    Ten    imd, alii modern
I'OUVPufOIK'.PS.        !■■ u
f. \
PttKii' and
Al)V,EHTiS|*.«!',i AOBMTB/     ':    .
IO Fleet.St.. Loudon. E: d, Buiilnnd
Colonial lipsjiMtss n Spoclftlty-
    . -wSJ '-  .'.. ....  -.
If von mijuL Hhk Advocatk you min-
:helo8-_l:lW*»<       ■-'"••,
The say that shaped bn'ts and flops
in chip, Milan and Crinolines, also in
JavaB and - Leghorns, will, -without
doubt, be the big feature of tbe season,
replacing almost entirely the heavy
makes in straws as formerly need
There will be a much greater variety iu
.styles than for some seasons. In Paris
salons yon will see almost every-known
shape from the almost flat mushroom
laden with flowers, to the high square
crown called '-Revolution," a dt^sUiug
pietute hat trimmed with chene ribbon,
large square steel buckle in front, and
two handsome plumes. Every hat will
have its due portion of tulle, many will
b? made and ■ • trimmed with ■ tulle,
powers and ribbons.' In tact, hat trimmings for the coming season may be
summoned ! nP as follows.:' Tulles,
flowers, ribbons, chiffons, with, bookies
and large ball pins. In the latter many
handsome designs are shown in porpe-
laine', tortoise shell, amber and pearl,
and there Is little doubt that these ball
pins will have an immense sale.'-
Flops of all ma^eSi particularly in
, chip and crinoline; should haves n, large
sale, as they lend themselves beat of ill
to tbe making up Of the many nnname-
able shapes that are shown
The season will undoubtedly be one
of lightness, everything of a heavy
nature being.barred, with perhaps the
exception of velvet ribbons, which hnve
been- introduced with gopdjeffeot by
many leading Parisian modistes, and
for which a, big sale, is predicted!
Roses from the small Banksia, to the
large; American Beauty rose, are leaders,
whole brnnol—is of the latter being used
making a very striking and effective
trimming. Lilacs and hyacinths promise unusually good sale,
The later novelties in grasses, and
fluid-flowers arei well thought of, and
will doubtless command a good share
of attention,    > -<
In white, colors and black, coque,
plumes--, paradise and wings, will le
used largely, Plain and shot, in failb-
tiue, satin, liberty aud taffetas, and
fancies iu elienes, Roman stripes uud
plajds, are the best property in ribbons.
Velv.et.nnd satin in tynck aud oolors
oro good', »
Tulles, the big filing of the season,
Ulreiuly.hiis had enormous si le.
The tendency is for light pastel; ef
focts, and these ere largely covered in*
'the white and shot effects. Plain tolork,
oreaui, champegno, ciel, v.rosu, p-trli
'reseda, navy, tab-vo. New tones, Haublon
(a palo yellow ureeu) and- Miel"'(old
gold tonus) are also in good demand.'
Proxoljnc-v for making uj): purposes
will be l^rgely'iised.
A very nptlcenb _ feature in. the, new
lingerie .waists shown is tinm the full-
ess is held very closely at the waist-
l;ue, thore beiug little, if any, droop.
Another fcatnro is quite, elaborate
'_, miming on the sleeves, as well us 011
uue from nnd back, Hand embroidery'
aud insertion, medaHiouH. of lacftaud
lnco egpn.gi MO all nscti in the sleeves,
g ving a u«w and. very, niodish effect tp
uie whole blouse. '■'"'
Sheer handkerchief Hpau i* the load,
ing favorite, tboig'u, of course, line
Periiaii kuvns and other truuspa. e it
notttin 'material* nro still nged, T'he
linen, howovor.'.giyoi gi-cutnr satisfai-
tiou as fnr ns w.a^r. is ciiueornert.
Cluny anil Irish luce neoitt tp Lp taking
the pliicui of Valucicuiies, which so'-long
bat! held tmdispnti'4 sjvaj-,,
Voku i'ff«)tsi aro Biion on almost nil
tho- French bJimsiiH, As for ulee.ves
thoy nre throi .jnartfri, or cjiiow lt'iitjt|i
I'vi'ii.oii the very plain inodvln,
Thvro Keniiis to bn a temleticy tfiwnrd
.lapmiiiisii ntylfs jnst now. Lmig.sliiirild.
der cffiiotH and druiipiiig ultjuV."* t>Vf
senu uvi)r.vwht#iv 'This in probubly the
uqtiiomp nfjuOi-riiie l)ffcctH. wlipl) hiiVV
fboUU si) ,ixfjul»l'.'• '   •
j, :, -. "'■%_!' ....
l! No one is 'rliifii.itoduur.i! Iw gives np
I That mu,ii,bii(! fail' 4,wbo h.u nut b ,'<u'
laliie'tQikfli^^jfM)^ npiiiiiti^f liiuiseif
i H|i|'ii|ti*wpii \\iyt a goQit muny ri'lutivus-
lit is the t>w\p brother of thu nines.
The most, duu-jrerons : '""ee in this
couq.ry is tha foit,iue . lth.no u'.iimt'.r
behind,it. . , ' ih
What, tlie superior num seeks is in
ihiuiself; what tUe-wiaU r.w» usekn is in
'otllCVBt ■•
Argyle House
The Big-Barginn Dry Gdods 8t6re of TS. jp.
Clearing Out Sale
You will sov so when you se^ the-prices.
Goods at "Cost price, Goods at Half-price" aud less '
25 dozen Ladies' Corsets, made of good French Contil, correct style,
5 hooks, lace trimmed, worth $1 for SOo a pair. -.i
Ladios' Kitnonas in plain, eiderdown and cardinal, worth $3.i
$2.75 each, worth $tt for $2.25 each..
Ladies' Kimonos in grey, cardinal und eiderdown, worth $2-25 for $1.75..
Ladies' Kimona stripe wiapperette. worth$l-2pfor$l, worth $l,for Toe.
Fanoy WaiBtings, faBt colors, good patterns, large variety, worth 20c,
for 15c yard; Fancy Waistings, worth 25c for 17>£c or 8'yards for 60q.
J. Horner,
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-   139 Hastings street east*
Between Westminster'tod Columhia avenues:
'phone 877-.
Our 20percent Clothing. $ale.
You.want a Snit and we Want to save yon one-fifth' of the price.
~-Look us np.-^
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loci. ;''»cia| affair* arvf .udly received
t-y • The Advocate."
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mul uafiVr orliYosiibiu a lastlngf impreriisiqi},
The firiit um! iiri:i''ip:;i.nl,)iCS.in'.ii.V'''i',/. gr<::),f denl- of, naynrtimng
U' (,,ii, lUi'eeily, limt nf lelliiitfiK'ioilH, beit uf estflqlishiDg 111 worthy
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Uiifi •■-;, Onstunii^fi i>"i t "uue wi;)». Hiiine lden uf the goods thsy-
tiivji, .li'1 "io'.'h' ftno'i''led|Wi fhn lu'tiet. With' conftfl)—ictp iu.siiired
by c.J-i five tiilvfci'lislug, 1" Is then np to tlm snli'Siiinu to do the
nvji-s-tu nii'ke (-''HI'I by Kiitii'fsv itid.a wU.'-U'ul priisiyntntlon Of thn
W^irtis v.'liieli slwpln. to up.t*, (ill.that hns been n4v.enised.
ttfHIE ApYOfATxti: ia til* birr* 'advertising
Hictlumi for vorU'rung 'Jt-. lJl-it)-ajit People—to
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\f*   t'ublisheirs^'Associ/.ii.i. lilp t'a/te combine.
Your Doctor
Can cure your Cough or Cold,
no question about that, but—
why go to all the trouble and
inconvenience of looking him up,
and then of having hisprescription
filled, when you can step into any
drug store in Canada and obtain
a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE
for a quarter.
Why pay two to five dollars
when a twenty-five cent
bottle of SHILOH will cure you
as quickly ?
Why not do ss hundreds of
. thousands of Canadians have
dons for the paBt thirty-four
years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold
SHILOH will cure you, and all
druggists back np this statement
with a positive guarantee.
The next time you ha-?e a
Cough or Cold cure it with
Mapping the World.
Of the total area ot the earth less
than one-sixth has been as yet accurately surveyed; and of this small
fraction of the globe Europe accounts
for the greater part. Nearly four million square miles of the British Empire are still unmapped, in addition
to such immense areas as Canada,
Australia and India; but according
to the last report of the Indian Survey Committee, the completion
of the one-inch topographical map of
mil India only awaits a survey of the
Rajputana Desert. The Indian survey has also been accomplished—No
less than 58,000 square miles in Thibet and 6,000 square miles in South
Arabia. In South Africa the Rhode-
•sian survey is being actively carried
•on, only three stations now remaining south of the Zambesi not fully
connected with the main triangula-
tion. Much of the work of the Indian survey has only been made possible by the unselfish devotion of native merpbers of the staff, a typical
instance of which is that of Sheikh
_lohiudin, who died of thirst in the
Seistan (Persia) desert, his native
assistant—who on his officer's death,
had taken the planesheets from the
board and wound them round his
body—being found insensible in a
distant pool of water. For the past
five years, eleven French officers and
twenty-eight soldiers of the Service
Geographique de l'Armee have been
•engaged in measuring the great arc
of Peru, and many of them succumbed to the terrible privations to which
they were exposed in the wilds of the
Cordillera. From Africa (where British survey officers are slowly creeping northward from Rhodesia and
southward from Egypt) come similar records of hardships, and indeed,
wherever the theolite is following
the explorer.—Westminster Gazette.
An  Author's  Purgatory. I
Spanish writers are not in enviable!
circumstances. The usual pay for novels in  Spain  iB  so . low  that  it' is
hard to understand how writers   can
live  on  the    money    they    receive.
Whereas, in Paris, there are ten novel writers who annually earn 100,000
francs and more, in Spain    the pay
for a long novel is $12, and for novels   of   two   volumes   scarcely  more
than 250 francs.    The Gil Bias   also
cities a case whero Carmen  Burgos, ,
n well known authoress in her coun-1
try, received only 150 francs for the [
translation  of n long French  novel.'
A   Madrid  printer  who  publishes    a
series   of   volumes  dealing   with   the
writers  of    the nineteenth    century,
pays 50 francs    for a volume.—New
York Tribune.
The beautiful girl tiptoed into the
library, where her father was reading
the sporting page and nursing a gouty
"He—he lias come, fnther," she faltered.
"Who has come ?" roared the  old
" "Why, Claude.'
"What! Didn't he promise never
to cross my threshold again ?"
"He—he didn't cross your threshold, pa. He stepped through the
trap-door on the roof. You see, he
came in his airship." — Pittsburg
"An Englishman came to our
'town," said John Corwin of Chicago,
famed as a story-teller, "and some
•of his friends showed him the place,
for he had been very kind to them
in London. They couldn't interest
him much. He was>lather bored at
■everything. Finally in resperation
they took him to see a vaudeville
.show. The big act of the night was
an 'impalement' act, where a young
woman stood against a board and a
man threw knives at her, outlining
lier on the board.
"The Englishman watched for a
few minutes. Then he yawned nnd
said; 'Well, old chaps, let's be going.'
"'What!' his hosts exclaimed,
'don't you like that act ?'
" 'Deuced bore, I call it,' replied
the Englishman. "E's thrown at her
'alf ii dozen times nnd 'asn't 'it 'er
once.' "—New York World.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes by
Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.
"Yuu don't sny!" exclaimed the
"Yes; he left behind him n note to
the governor of the state beginning;
I  hops .vou will pardon me for the
liberty  I'm  taking.'"—The    Catholic
Standard and Times.
It is now being charged that Mr,
Carnegie's gift i.s pauperizing students and tutors and chnnging for
the worse the whole nature of Aberdeen university.
Says They Cured Him of Pain After
Food, Belching, Constipation and
Weakness — He Was Gradually
Losing Weight but has Now Regained It.
One of the most impressive cures
of indigestion and allied ailments
ever reported has just been effected
by Bileans in Toronto. The subject
is Mr. Arthur R. Hand, a prominent
teacher of painting on china, leather,
glass, etc., residing at 2 Woodgreen
Place, Toronto.
As a teacher of painting, Mr. Hand
has made for himself a wide reputation, but liis work was interfered
with considerably by acute attacks
of digestive disorder.   He says:
"I suffered agonies for months previous to taking Bileans, resorted to
all kinds of remedies, but found only
temporary relief. The indigestion
came on quite suddenly, soon after
eating, and caused me terrible pain.
There was a constant feeling of uncomfortable fullness in the stomach,
pains in the chest and under the
shoulder blades and rifting and belching of gas.
I had constipation so badly that no
medicines seemed to have any effect
on the bowels. I dieted a great deal,
but the slightest food brought the
same distress. After taking a few
Bileans I experienced ease and comfort after meals, so I purchased a
supply of this vegetable remedy and
left all other medicines alone. Bileans cured me. Now my food digests very nicely and my bowels act
quite naturally.
'Before I took Bileans my food did
me no good, and I was losing weight
rapidly. In a few months, through
the use of this valuable remedy, my
weight increased from 125 to 165 lbs.
This increase, too, is not useless fat,
but sound, healthy flesh."
Not only for indigestion, but for
constipation, piles, general debility,
anemia, female ailments, rheumatism,
blood impurities, liver and kidney
complaint, headache, dizziness, wind,
etc., Bileans are widely recommended. They are purely herbal and do
not merely relieve these ailments—
they cure them permanently. All
druggists sell Bilenns nt 50c a box,
or post free from the Bilean Co., Toronto, on receipt of price. Six boxes
for $2.50.
The  Kaiser  Wars on Cats.
Every cat owner in Berlin has now
to pay a tax, whicll is equivalent to
a license, and encli cat lias to wear
a metal disc round its neck as evidence that the tax, haB been paid.
Any cat found on the street without
this metal disc is taken to the
municipal lethal chamber by the police This method has already considerably lessened the number of
cats in Berlin. The emperor—who
has a hatred of cats almost, amounting to a mania—is said to have induced the Berlin municipality to take
Great Medicine.—Tonti, one of the
pioneers of French Canada, lost a
hand and wore an iron hook as a
substitute. He was in the habit of
boxing the ears of refractory Indians
with this iron hand, and they have
remarked that it wns "great medicine." Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil is
great medicine; it tnkes hold of pain
with nn iron hand and knocks it out
of the system.
A husband was being arraigned in
court in a suit brought by his wife
for cruelty
"I understand; sir," said the judge,
addressing ti:« husband, "that one of
the indignities you have showered
upon your wiU is that you have not
spoken to hei lor three years. Is
that so t"
"It is, your l_*mor," quickly answered the husband.
"Well, sir," thundered the judge,
"why didn't you speak to her, may
I ask ?"
"Simply," replied the husband,
"because I didti't want .to. interrupt
her."—Pittsburg Press.
Minard's  Liniment Curo." Colds,  etc.
Hamilton W*. Mabie. in addressing
the students of the university of Chicago at the convocation, hailed Ger
many and Japan as the nations of
destiny unless America draws on
their scientific, commercial and educational metlio3s.
"Who is your favorite composer P"
inquired the artistic person.
"I can't snyj st at this moment,"
answered Mr. Cumrox, with nn appealing glance at his wife, "but it'a
somebody whose music I can't remember and whose name I can't pronounce."—Washington Star.
Little Johnnie, having in his possession a couple of bantam hens
which laid very small eggs, suddenly
hit' on a plan. Going one morning to
the fowl-run, Johnnie's father was
surprised to find an ostrich egg tied
to one of the beams, and above it a
card with the words:
"Keep vour eye on this nnd do you
For The Overworked—Whnt are the
causes of despondency and melon-
choly? A disordered liver is one
cause and a prime one. A disordered
liver means a disordered stomach,
and a disordered stomach means disturbance of the nervous system. This
brings the whole body into subjection and the victim is sick all, over.
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are a recognized remedy in this state and relief will follow their use.
Giron, once a tutor at the Saxon
court, with whom the former Crown
Princess Louise eloped, is about to
The Pusher lake, near Ajmer, one
of the most famous places of Hindu
pilgrimage in India, is gradually being silted up.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
A party of engineers of the G.T.P.
is located at Fort Qu'Appelle, where
they ate marking out the final survey for the new road between York-
ton and Regina.
Raisuli, the bandit chief who has
terrorized the people residing in the
vicinity of Tangier, Morocco, has indulged in open threats against the
French and Spanish residents.
It is proposed to build two parallel tunnels 24 miles long underneath
the channel between England and
France.   They will cost $80,000,000.
Kldnoy Cry.—Pain ln the back is the
cry of the kidneys for help. To neglect
the call ia to deliver the body over to a
disease cruel, ruthless, and finally lifo
destroying. South American Kidney Oure
hits power akin to miraculous in helping
the needy kidneys out of the mire of disease.    It "-elieves in six hours.—36.
For two or three days the London
and Northwestern Railway company
searched in vain for a judge of the
high court who was not a shareholder in the company, and therefore was
competent to try an action in which
it was interested.
An important interntional fish and
game convention, in the shape of the
seventh annual meeting of tlie North
American Fish nnd Game Protective
association, is to be held at Quebec
on the 6th and 7th of February.
The total age of sixteen persons
who have been buried at Yarmouth
during the Inst fortnight is 1,304
years, an average of a little more
than eighty-one years.
The Rhyolite Athletic association
lias been formed at Quebec with n
capital of $50,000, to promote a finish
light between Jack O'Brien and Tommy Burns.
The northwest provinces, including
Manitoba, have 24,000 Indians.
In tlie C. P. R. estimates for next
yoar is a sum of $20,000 for the erection of a brick station nt Wetaski-'
Behnnzin, king of Dahomey, has
presented his royal sword to the,
French minister of the colonies.
It li also a specific for
Courh Pill  taken  In conjunction with
ANTl-PILL— "The Orent System Treat-
ment"—is a positive preventative of and
cura for La Grippe.
Sold by All Druggists or
TM  WILSON-FYLE   CO.,   Limited
Nervous Diseases Can Be Early Detected and Cure
Brought About by Using
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
It is customary to consider paralysis, insanity and other diseases of the
nerves as afflictions which come upon
a person without warning and wliich
are, therefore, unavoidable.
As a mntter of fact such results are
preceded by months, if not years, of
symptoms which point to an exhausted condition of the nervous system.
These symptoms are such, however,
that many pass them by as not being of serious concern and thinking
that they will wear away of themselves.
Sleeplessness, nervous headaches,
indigestion, bodily weakness, fainting
spells, twitching of the nerves, inability to concentrate the thoughts
and ioss of memory are nmong the
most common indications of a rundown nervous system. It is sometimes only a step from such symptoms to prostration, paralysis, locomotor ataxia or insanity.
Stimulants and narcotics] though
sometimes affording temporary relief,
only hasten the exhnustion of' the
nerves. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, on
the other hand, reconstructs and restores the wasted and depleted nerve
Naturally, gradually nnd certainly
this great medicine instils into the
blood and the nervous system the
life-sustnining principles which replenish the nerve force in the body
and so effect lasting benefit.
Mrs. W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews, Mnn., writes:
"In February, 1003, I was stricken
with paralysis, fell helplessly on the
floor and had to be carried to bed.
The doctor pronounced it a bad case
as I, had no power in my tongue and
left leg. I remained in that condition for six months without obtaining benefit from the doctor's prescriptions or other medicines.
"My husband advised me to try
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food and by the
use of this treatment all symptoms
of the disease disappeared. I can
talk plainly, my leg is all right and
I can do my housework. How grateful I am to be cured by so wonderful a remedy."
Miss Emma Scott, Athens, Ont.,
writes: "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food has
done me a world of good. I was
troubled with fainting spells, bodily
weakness and spent restless, sleepless
nights. I frequently had cramps in
the stomach and would at times become entirely insensible, not knowing what was going on until others
toid me afterwards.
"I doctored with several doctors
and they told me I was threatened
with paralysis. They gave me relief,
but could not cure me. After Buffering for three years I began the use
of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, and it has
done me more good than all the medicines I ever used."
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents
a box, at all dealers or Edmanson,
Bates & Co., Toronto.
The Struggle for Culture.
Pragmatism in its all-aroundnesa
must consider pluralism. Monism
must establish unity, otherwise it is
a failure. Pluralism may easily be
sntisfied with a small number. Pragmatism adjutes monism, and also absolute pluralism. Sinoe monism is
devoted to one, then pragmatism
must be classed with pluralism.—
From report of a lecture in the Boston
First Wait—Christmas is comin'.
Second Waif—Wot's Christmas '
First Waif—It's when, if yer rich,
yer gits new clo'es.
Second Waif—Don't we sit non *
First Waif—Naw.
Second Waif—Why ?
First Waif—We ? Why, we needs
Worms cause feverishness, moaning
and restlessness during sleep. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is
pleasant, sure and effectual. If your
druggist has none in stock, get him
to procure it for you.
It is reported in Glasgow that
Messrs. J. and P. Coats, Limited, of
the Thread combine, have concluded
a capitalization scheme whereby the
shareholders are to receive a proportion of shares according to the holdings.
The work of rebuilding the Campanile, which collapsed July 14, 1002
is not being pushed owing to a controversy as to the method of construction and the material to be used.
HOLLOW <.Hfl. I  .'ir.IAi   --.ASIt/sFBAMf '
"And shall you carry out your plan
of visiting the blue grotto at Capri
this year, Frau Lammer ?"
"Alas! no, Frau Spits we are in
mourning this summer, so we are going to the Muck Forest."—Figaro.
Numbering the Hair*.
The number of Individual hairs that
aover the human scalp ls greatly a matter of speculation; but It is supposed
to vary according to the thickness and
color of the hair. A well-known authority estimates that red-haired people
possess the fewest, and places the average number at thirty thousand. Blank-
haired persons, on the oilier hand, ar«
sa'd to run Into one hundred thousand; j
while the fair haired have the largest
number of all—namely, one hundred
and fifty thousand. These figures should
form a valuable Index to those people
whose hair ls on the down grade. An
excessive falling oft Could be reckoned
at from 100 upwards, and by counting
the number of hairs they lose each
day somo Idea might be formed'as to
how long they are likely to be before
they are overtaken with total baldness.
Hairs which fall out, however, are not
always a "total loss." They often gro-
agaln from the root.
World's Most Ancient Ruins.
The oldest architectural ruins ln the
world are believed to ba the rock-cut
temples at Ipsambool, on the left bank
of tha Nile, in Nubia. The largest of
these ancient temples contains fourteen apartments, hewn out of solid
stone. Tha largest single stono used
ln this work Is one which forms a ver-
anda-llka projection along one aide of
the main temple. It Is fifty-seven feat
long, fifty-two broad, and seventeen—
one account says nineteen—faat thick,
This colossal stone ls supported.by twe
lows of massive square pillars, lour ln
each row and each thirty feet high. To
each of these pillars is attached a colossal figure of a human being, reaching
from floor to roof. In front of the
main temple aro seated still other colossi, four ln number, tha two largest
being each sixty-five feet high., _ The
ruins are supposed to be 4,000 years
Byron was crazily jealous of every
woman ho ever loved. His loves were
almost innumerable, and sooner or later he made every one miserable.
Printing In China.
The art of printing, according to Dn
Halde and the missionaries, was practiced In China nearly fifty years before
the Christian era. In the time of Confucius, B. C. 500, books were made of
bamboo, and about 150 years afte*
Christ nancr was first made.
Footwear Question
'Answered —
\ ForTS
<0N'S \ANO0t***
for a rub down after exercising:.
It soothes and heals Bore and inflamed
muscles. Cures sprains, strains and
bruises. For Internal and External
use. Try it wh.-u you bave a cough or
cold. 25 and Stf cents. At druggists.
I. 8. JOHNSON & CO,, Boston. Mm.
The Return of the
Picturesque Old
T least one pretty hatbox Is Included in many a present-day trous-
'seau; for even hatboxes have
come undor tne Influence of the
decorative Ideas which are giving p.
touch of-iieaulv to. the most ntilltarla.1
things 'rW plain, ugly bandbox of a
few years ago has disappeared. The
prettiest things are muilo with the same
ugly box fo,- n foundation, but with Its
ugliness hidden away beneath nny one
of u hundred materials, ranging from
the least expensive cotton stuff to the
richest silk.
Inside ii Is probably tilted up with a
fat little cushion, sewed lirmlv to the
bottom of the box, to which the best
bonnet is carefully pinned when it is
put awny. That same cushion, by iluj
way, is u great institution, for II keeps,
the hat brim In shape, a thing which Is
Impossible with the urdlnarv Hat surface
und u tilled hat.
Paper Is more often used as a covering
than anything else, and wall paper at
that, a pretty conceit being to use a bit
of the wall paper with which your room
Is papered. With a good paste—not too
wet, or the paper stretches and .stains
hopelessly—and a broad, flat brush to
apply It with, covering a box Is a short
hour's work, with very gratifying results.
Paste the top of the lid on before
cutting the edges to their proper size,
and then slash them or cut narrow V-
shaped bits out, at regular Intervals
all the way round, and ease the divisions over the rim, turning them up
on the wrong side to make a neat finish. Or they may be cut off rather
short, just enough to make a "seam"
over the turn, and a narrow strip
pasted around the lower rim.
ln this case the strip should be
slightly wider than the rim, the upper edge titled neatly to the edge of
the top. the lower slashed and turned
under so that no white edge may show
In  the finished work.
The box Itself ls done in the same
way as the lid, but is a somewhat easier problem, lt Is that narrow rim
upon the lid which makes lt troublesome.
A covering, where the box Is for a
trousseau (though they are by no
means confined lo trousseaus), is made
sometimes of a piece of one of tho
dresses ln the trousseau, or, perhaps,
of the silk which ls used for the
bridesmaids' dresses. Such a box
makes a pretty gift—one of those extra trousseau gifts heaped upon the
bride by her nearest and dearest
friends—for bridesmaid or maid of
honor to make.
Sometimes, too, a favorite party
dress, discarded because it ls shabby
now, but which has memories of pleasant times tucked away In every one
of Its silken folds, will furnish enough
material to cover a box.
Cretonne Is a favorite cover, and the
French crotoiines show the daintiest,
prettiest flowered designs of all. But
almost any material, with a good design In dainty coloring, may be uBed,
provided It is close and Arm and not too
sheer—you don't want seams to show
through nor to make ugly ridges.
Pin the silk In place before attempting to sew—even to cut—lt, and turn the
edges ln, using plenty of pins. After the
seams are marked, the silk can be
slipped off and sewed up by machine;
or lt can be seamed lip by hand without removing from the box. A thin m.
wadding of cotton batting, sprinkled *m
with a good sachet powder, or simply
with powdered orris root, which bears
only the suggestion • f perfume, ls sometimes used.
The Inside of the box Is often left
plain, or covered neatly with plain white
paper, anything else being almost a
professional's task to adjust so that lt
will be smooth. Probably the best way,
when the outer covering ls of paper,
Is to paste a na' 'ow strip around the
Inner edge—just enough to cover up the
THESE langourous spring days are
as hard upon pets as they are
upon humans, and especially hard
upon the little feathered songsters
kept ln the narrow conlines of a gilded
prison. Often they begin to droop, the
song dying away to a dolorous peep.
Give the bird plenty of green food,
sticking a fresh leituce leaf in between
the bars of his cage, remembering tu
take lt away, though, when it become:)
limp and stale.
A drop or iwo of Iron (any druggist
can tell you the right strength to —k i
put Into his drinking water acts a I
a splendid tonic. A small nail, droppe I
Into the drinking cup and allowed U
rust there, is another way of supplying Ihe needed tonic.
bit of apple, stuck between the
bars, has been known to stimulate a
poor appetnte; but with apples, as with
lettuce, take the piece away when it
begins  to  turn brown.
Keep his cage clean and the seeds,
which constitute his principal food, n I
free from dust as you can; keep hn i
In a cool, rather than a warm, room,
but free from the merest suspicion ol
a draft, and your bird should keep l.i
splendid condition.
e&hK_<jimp JVci/ces aTr'etry.FinisJi,
turned over edges. With silk or cretonne or any of the other woven cuv-
-_ri"gs, a narrow gimp mukes a pretty
finish for both Inner and outer edges.
Handles of heavy cord (using silk for
'he silk-covered boxes and the soft,
white cotton kinds for cretonne and the
other cotton stuffs) make the box not
only more convenient, but more durable. For the cord bears the brunt of the
constant   handling,   and   can  easily  bel
replaced when soiled.
Wide ribbons are brought around the
box from underneath, pass through the
handles, and tie ln a swashing big bow
on lop.
One woman, who has her deep closets
papered, choosing a well-covered, but
dainty, florul pattern for the purpose,
has the three or four hatboxes which
ore kept In constant use covered with
paper to match.
r | tHE grater
black   eye ln
1 housewifely favur. In its place
the meat chopper has sprung into
sudden popularity. Many of the
things for which the former was exclusively used are now done more quickly and with greater ease by the-latter.
The meat chopper is a godsend to one
woman, who makes chow-chow soiappe-
tlzing that she Is forced to do it tiy the
Job lot. Formerly she cut the different
ingredients separately, until one day the
brilliant Idea struck her, "Why not put
everything through the chopper?" In
went tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and
pickles, one at a time, and all the former work of two uuys wua done in a
AppleB, pears and quinces for butters
are also put through the meat chopper,
with great saving of time und temper
Being cut much smaller, moreover, than
they would otherwise be, they boll down
more easily.
All the Juice from fruits prepared ln
this way must be carerully caught. The
chopper Itself should be scrupulously
clean to remove all taste of meat. Boiling the parts In soda water insures perfect cleanliness.
WELL, my little man, what are you
crying     about?"      asked      Mrs.
Thompson,    who    was    visiting
Harry's mother.
"I heard p»pa say C-Congress was
goin to mako some new St-States.
Boo-hoo!" • "'
"Why, Harry, what a strange thjng to
cry for! How can lt moke any differi
ence to a little boy?"
"I'm c-crjiln' c-cause I'll have to
1-learn so much m-more In my g-goger-
•fy and h-hlst'ry w-when 1 g-grow up."
NE of
the prettiest of
all    the
handbags Paris
has sent over is
really a reticule,
the q u a i n test,
most interesting
thing i m a (j i liable, and a true
copy  of  one  of        ^^^^^^^^^
the reticules which were in fashion
in Louis XVTs time.
Being nothing more difficult
than bead embroidery, it is an easy
thing to mnke at homo, even tho
mounting upon the metal top made
comparatively easy by the new
tops, pierced as they are for sewing tlirough.
The bug may be made of silk,
with only the ik'sign embroidered
in gilt beads, or the silk foundation may be entii-fcly hidden by
an embroidery of while and gol i
beads, the white ones filling in
every bit of thfe design picked outl
in gilt.
In the reticule shown, both tlio
design itself ai(d the gilt beads ore.
eloqnent of Eikp-ire influences, the
wreaths the famous typical ones
which occupy so prominent c placo
in decorations of the Empire
The Latest in Laces
ERILY, this is a la"e sea*
son! ^
Lingerie Styles in Skirts
INGERIE skirts, discovered last
summer to be so successful an
addition to an outfit where economy must be considered at every point,
are being taken up by ten women this
spring to one who achieved them last
They are nothing more than separate
skirts, made of handkerchief linen or
batiste—the two favorite materials for
lingerie blouses—the seams put together by beading. Perhaps a few
tucks are set ln by way of trimming,
or perhaps a bit of Valenciennes lace
ls inserted. When lace is used, it Is
always of a ttaple, Inconspicuous design, so that lt will go with each and
every one of the blouses which grace
its  owner's wardrobe.
With a skirt like this, each blouse
becomes, ln turn, part of a little summer dress, Instead of the radically separate affair It ls when worn with any
other sort of skirt.
You may combine three
or fou.   -lifferent kinds  upon the
same gown, and  rest content, for :
you are in the fashion. ^
If you possess a bit of Chantllly
or Spanish lace, which has becr.
stored away for genera (ions, get it
out and rejoice, for now is the time
to wear it. If you have no such
heirlooms, the modern maker can
supply the want, for never in the
history of lace making have more
beautiful "antique patterns" been
put on the market.
Black is extremely popular, and
one of the absolutely new offerings
of the season is a black Irish
crochet lace.
Panel effects are worn more ai_J
more. A well-known actress appeared not long since in a very
striking white gown, and from the
shoulders was suspended, stole-
, fashion, panels of black lace. The
innovation met with the approval
of the feminine half of ihe audience, ut any rate.
Rlnck over white is a French*
touch that is taking on this side of
the water. A handsome black gown
trimmed with black lace, which has
the black cut away from under its
most striking patterns, letting a
(white lining show through, gives
something the appearance of medallions set on, but is much newer.
What is known as the filet or
square effect is distinctly an item of
this year's mode. It may be introduced into panels, galloons, medallions, ornaments, even into blouse
patterns and robes, and is always
A blouse made of black luce "all-
over'- and lined wilh chiffon is particularly charming when this filet effect is present.
The lace ulluvirs, by the way, gro >
more and more popular. They come
in blnek, while, cream and ecru, nntl
in the most exquisite designs, 'i'he
handsomest are really embroidery
upon n net foundation, nnd this
combination of embroidery upon
lace is one of the features of tho
1900 season.
It is Intfoduoed into the smaller
lace pieces nnd ornaments, as well
ns into'the large, and is suid to be
a great help to the dressmaker, for
if she has so many different' combinations to choose from, her tusk
of designing something new in a
costume  is greatly lessened.
Briar-Stitching Upon Blouse:
BRIER-STITCHING has'come back
Into fashion for use upon lingerie
blouses, and ever, upon those of ■
the soft', supple' silks, which are somewhat of the character df lingerie
blouses. v
It must'ibe sparingly used,' however;
for there are only a few types oi
blouses upon which It looks Just rlgh'i-
Where lt does lit, It is the pretties'?
•no-it feminine touch Imaginable.
Valenciennes lace still holds its
own. Scarcely a costume is complete without; n tiiii'h of it. and it
is combined with almost any olmec
sort or sorts of lnco.
For those who have Wearies! of the
vul there is the Mechlin in narrow
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-Feb.  10,  1907rr
LOTS in Sonth "Vancouver, 4 minutes
.ruin carliue; oorner lots $350, inside
•ots $300.
Corner, 50x100; Ninth avenue, $3,000.
Si-toenth avenuo, 8 lots, 50x190, $500
i.   3 lots on Westminster avenue, corner,
Six-room house ou Howe street, $1,200
•ash, btilaiico ou easy terms.
-'.6 Id's, on  Fourteenth  avenne,   $350
'    Beautiful honse, 4 lots on cornor, in
>randview. Lovely'horae.
' Beautiful corner, fine honse on property.   In desirable part of Vancouver
Property on Westminster avenue,
bringing a rental of $160 per mouth.
A good buy: a farm, 80 acres under
cultivation; price $5,300.
Beautiful home, 2 corner lots, Thirteenth avenue, near the avenue; splendid buy. :■----
$1 200
buys a fine lot on Lome street.
The finest location on this street.
' Buy now before the price goes
up; $600 cosh, balance 6 and 13.
''Buys a beautiful 50-ft.'corner lot
on Mt. Pleasant; $1,506 cash.
'For two83-ft. lots on Tenth
avenue.   Fruit frees and berrjoa.
J.n Bundivisiou 540, two lota
'60x132 oach; $750 each,'$356.50 cash,
balance 6 aud 12.     A SNAP I
: Buys 44-ft. on Westminster
avenue. Good business
property.     Increasing     in
i value all tbe time. For
sale exclusively by
Mrs. R. Whitney,
"Advocate"  Offlce,   Mt. Ploasant.
List Your Prppertvj
with Mrs.  R. Wliitnoy,
W.estniinstor avenue.     t
There  is a great demand for
vacant lots. . -
Theye is a great   demand for
bonnes to rent.
Residential property is also iu
groat demand.
List your property, now.    .,
130x1 oop-ft*.
Fine now honse;
27 iruit troes;   ....
MOd well; on tram lino.
Mrs. R. Whitney,   "Advocate"   Office.
1 Six-roomed house, Tenth nvenue,
■asr; lliie bhy; i-Cy terms; Mrs. R.
Whitney, i4i4 Westminster nvenno.
is ouly $1.00 a year,
'50c for fi months,
"He. for 3 mouths.
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Advertise in "Tho Advocate,"
Crockery &
Stock Pattern Dinner Sets—new stock arriving daily.
.  r '• .     .i- _yf«^       • .- ;   ■
Buchanan & Edwards >•<**..
662 664 Granville St.
'Phone 2021.
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Hanbury, Evans
& Co.
(Successor? to W- D- Mnir.)
2414 Westminster nveuue, Mt. Pleasaut
'Phone 448,
;   .   First-, class
Boot antl Shoemaklng
■ .and Ropaifinff^one at
Peters' Boot & Shoe Store
2454 Westminster avenue.
—i_r- not a new ■ • flour on the
market. It has been in uso for
for a sack in your next order.
Guaranteed by the
BRANDON, Manitoba.
', .'     r ' 1  .'•
Wilband.—Born to Mr. and. Mrs
Chas; Wiband, Columbia atreet, on
Feb. 13th, a daughter,
Busy Man's Magazine,
The February number of "The Busy
Man's Magazine" contains the usual array of Bpecial articles anil short stories
appearing ju the ourrout magazines.
For tho best articles of tho day and for
variety of subjects "Tho Busy
Man's" reproduces all that could bo
dosired.' Among the leading articlos
are: "Tho American aijrt tbe British
City," a contrast shotf-ing the advau
tagoa and disadvantages of each;
"The Problem of l_o Unemployed,
"Oreat Men as Conmorcial Assets,
"The Kin am'ial Supremacy of London,"
"Guatemala: a (and of Opportunities."
A motion Iiiib beCn introduced into
the House of Commons at Ottawa', to
tho effect that tho Government shdnld
organize a world's fair to celebrate the
centennial of pence between thb two
great English-speaking nations of the
Western Continent, anil Vancouver is
spoken of as oue ot.the likely cities in
which thci-liihitiM". might bu hul% i
Mr'.'N R. Wclsh'of Hontingtofi, Que.,
iiitro'ili_ml"t|i.<' -iiitionl- and stilted-lie
had ln.'in.i'iition uf boosting liny particular o\if. 'The field; ho pointed eut,
was '^-on to Halifax,' St. John, ' Cfcar-
lotMitnwfi.'ija'-mo, Montreal, Toronto,
Winnipeg, Calgary or VKfiv'oover.
AdverttM in the "Advocate."
For Real Estate see the
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Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Muir have moved
from Dufferin to Bridge street.
■  Mil; and  Mrs.   Alex.   Monro of 228
Ninth   avenne;   have    returned  from
a two weeks visit td Chilliwhack.
..   ■      _!0j—i	
Mr. J. H Tool," 169 Tenth avenne,
west, has some fine White Rooks for
sale. ,   :v
^.  :o: _      ...
Mr.Stobt. Lovett, an engineer';*- the
C. P. R., viBited his mother on Sixteenth avenue, the past week.
Mr. Morse of Ontario is viBiting: Mr,
and Mrs. Jos. H Healey, 2734 Westminster avenue Mrs. Hoaly is a daughter
of Mr. Morse.
The Oharity Ball and Concert Siven
in nid of the Widbws and Orphans by
the Relief Board of the I. O. O. F ,' in
the local Oddfellows' Hall on Tuesday
eiening was a success socially aud
For your Soft DrinkB, . Candies,
Cigars aud Tobacco go to the Mt,
Pleasant Confectionary Store, tChas.
Homewood, proprietor).
A special meeting of the City Council was held Wednesday afternoon iu
the Mayor's office to finally closo the
mattor of the appointment of the new
City Solicitor. Mr. Geo. H. Cowan,
Cowan, who will succeed Mr. McEvoy,
was present', and explained'his position,
and his appointment was confirmed.
The' Louies' Aid: of Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church held a Very'delight
•fnl sociabat the Parsonage ou the evening of "Valentine. Day. The social
was intended to introduco the old and
tho new members of the Congregation.
The following ladies and- gentlemen
contributed to the'ontertain'ment of the
guestB: Mrs. Terryberry, Miss Woodruff, Miss Grape Taylor and* Mr Gart-
ley each gave a vooal eolo; Mrs. E.
Biirrittand Mrs.- Keeler gave, recita-
tioW;' Miss Edna Kinch pianfl ttolo,
and liitle Misses Dalzell and Rrdck-
well rendered it piano duet "with good
effoot. Refreshments wero nerved and
a very joyous oveuing was spent by all
There was a lav.;-! attendance at the
"National Mnsieaie" gi^eii in Mt.Ploa.l-
aut Presbyterian Church on Friday
evoning.' Tho' program was &'- oqvei
and''" ehjoyable one, ennsistiiig of
BkutchoB of the growth of tho patriotic
music of tho nA'tious represented '6n the
program, Canada, England,' Scotland
and Ireland, nml selections of the
national airs whlph were 'splendidly
gineh. A different chairmain presided
over tho various portions of thc.prograin
The able paperl. ou the National Muaiu
of tho four countries represented were
read by Rev. A. E. Hetheri__igton''bh
Scottish music, Mr Boult on England!s
national music*, Mr. Rutherford that Dh
Irish music and Rev. G. A. Wilson
read tho paper ou Canada's music and
composers. The church' 'was tastefully draped' with immehse flags Of
Canada, England, Scotland and
, ,—, :o: .<,-,
WA1.T ED.—City .and, iBnbnrban
property, acreage', and-fruit land. Lint
your property with ur, Chas. Steele &
Melliiw, Steele Block, Winnipeg, Mau.
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Mt. Plcaaanl Mall,(Postoffice.) n<
Midi arrive* daily at 10:30 a. in., and
2:30p.m.1''        I'iii'';'ii      • 1' » '.»■
-tnil If^vrrf't^c Pimtoffioc at  11 a.m.,
anil 1:80 and 8 p. W
*,'.      Vy.«       AH-.ii .:.■;-',.•.     :i'
on Westminster avenue, corner, $5,250
T.' .-.' .',
SOpft. Each
Good Modern House.    On tram-line.
•-      " -lf  $M**'?#..£.?
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2444 Westminster ave.
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no^ Only $4Jor 1 a.pifinf^.    j. _ -
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A Mouthlv Magazino   devoted to the
Use'of EngUsh.   Josephine Turck
Baker, Editor.
ti a year; 10c for Sample Copy.  AgentF
Wanted.   Ey,u*8TON, Ul., U. S. A.
Partial Contents for this Month.—
Course in English foir the Beginner-,
course in English fw the Advanced
pupil. How to Increase One's Voeabni
lar'y!' TheArt of Conversation. Shonld
atttiWould: how to use them. ' Pronuu-
ciatloii. Oorfeot EngliBh in tho Home.
Correct Euglich in tbo' School. Bnsi-
n«KB EnglisH for thb Business Man
Studies in Euglish Literature.
.Coke is an ej.cellept,fucl ^rigr^Jes, h»ll Btoyafi,, ttjf*fp$B
,and c.iwjiiiig: stoves, making a olear bright flre withont
nmoke or dirt.
*? iH
Price $5 Per ton.
, Omcs: oorner of Can-all and Hasting* streets.
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