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Array Flint's Sarsaparilla
IS THE BEST
Spring Medicine
YOU CAN USEN
n. a. w. co.
Mount Pleasant Branch.
Mt, Pleasant Postoffice in conuectoin.
Mt. Pleasant Advocat
$i per year, SU Months 50c, Three flonths a$c, Single Copy 5c.
Devoted to the interests at   Mt. Pleasant, Central Park, South Vancouver.
Established April 8, 1800;   Whole Number 251.
MOUNT  PLEASANT,  VANCOUVER,   B.C.,   SATURDAY  March  25th. 1905
I GO TO LEONARD'S
COFFEE PALACES
The Arcade or Granville Street
r Light Lunch
Apples—like home—with Pure Cream.
ine Boston Baked Beans
Open from 7:80 a. m., to IS p. at,
Snnday from (a.m.   to 13 p. m.
CW Snbscribers are requested to
report any carelessness in tbe delivery
of "The Advocate."
Changes for advertisements should be
in before Thnrsday noon to insure their
publication.
Local Items.;
The McCuaig Anction and Commis.
sion Co., Ltd., nexttoOarneige Libra;
Hastings street, bny Furniture for Cat
Conduct Anction Soles and handle
Bankrupt Stocks of every description.
Satisfaction guaranteed.   Phone 1070.
Attention is called to the advertisement of J. Horner's Argyle Honse in
this issue. Genuine bargains are listed
in tbelr ed.
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Mrs.  (Dr.)  H. D.   Burritt   who has
been in Los Angeles, Cal., since September last, is expected home next week.
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Mr, J. B. McKinney has organized
a Basket Boll team of Mt,
Pleasant girls, and on Monday and
Friday evenings they practice in the
kail over J. P. Nightingale & Co.'s
store.
NEW YORK DENTISTS.
Our Prices ffif Lowest
Consistent with First-class Work. It is
A fact we are conceded the leaders on the
Pacific Coast. Our Painless Methods
can not be uBed by others.
Sixth Year, Vol.6, No. 5|.
MOUNT
PLEASANT
OHUROH.
BAPTIST
Rev. A. W McLeod will preach on
Snnday at both services. He wi'l speak
in the morning on "Power forServioe,"
■nd in the evening on "The Place that
is tailed Calvary."
10:   1.
Tenders Wanted.
TENDERS WILL BE RECEIVED
up to Tuesday, March 28th, for tbe
position of Janitor of Oddfellows' Hall,
Mt. Pleasant. A copy of the duties can
be seen by applying to ¥. Trimble at
Woodrow & Williams' Meat Market.
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Before starting on a shopping; tour,
look over the advertisements in the
ADVOCATE.
UOprMES
Set oi Teeth from $6.00 up
Gold Crowns from $5 00 up
Bbidgb Work from $6.00 up
EXAMINATION FREE.
147 Hastings St., RVal£MSer'
Opposite the Carnegie Library. Telephone 1B6B.
Office Hours: 8 a. m., to 0 p. m.;   Sundays 9 a. in., to 3 p. m.
Poultry Wire
Our ship has arrived, and we hava a full stock.
Now is the time to purchase—while the stock is complete.
We would be glad to have you call and see us.
I     A      PI FTT     Mt- FEASANT HARDWARE
•J.   t\.    ILLI   I, STORE. Tel. 447.
W. R. OWENS, Manager.
Miss Maud Mills ban been confined to
the honse the past week, having undergone tho operation of having her
tonsils removed.
An Athletic Club has been organized
by tiie young men of Mt, Pleasant
Baptist Church, and the basement room
fitted up for a gymnasium. Two nights
A week ere given the young men for
their gymnasium exercises—Tuesday
•nd Thursday. The offloers are: Presi
dent, D. McLean; vice-President, A S.
H. Marrion; Secretary, S. Clark; Treasurer, R. Burnett; Instructors, Rev. A.
W, MoLeod, W. Sharpe, H. Dart.
Mr. J. U. Li.un.en has built a new
home on Pendrill street, and with his
family will more from fifth avenue
daring next week.
 tot———
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Heppell, 134
Twelfth avonue, west, are rejoicing at
the birth of twin sons which occurred
on Monday last. Dr. Allen announces
their weight at 15M pounds.
Mr. Martin Flewelling and bride
havo returned from their honeymoon
trip, and are the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Ford, Tenth avenne, east. Mr. and Mrs.
Flewelling expect to leave for Skeena
River about April 3d.
PEACHE& PEARS,  PLUMS,
CHERRIES, Etc.
THIS IS THE TIME OF SEASON when Canned Fruits are needed mostly
We have a good assortment and Genuine Quality—the best.
Pineapple, _s cans for 25c
GOOD POTATOES, CHEAP. Try White Swan Soap and save coupons.
NEW,
FRESH
Regular price 5c per package.
NOW 2  for 5c
The City Grocery Co. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Grocers.
Tel. 2S6. Westminster Avo. A Prlnoemm Street.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Willoughby have
moved from their late residence on
Thirteenth avenue, to their place on the
Home road, South Vanoonver.
New Spring Goods at Mrs. Merkley's. Table Linen, Flannelettes and
Prints in latest designs, of best quality.
A young man would like co secure
board in a nice home by April; address
It., care "Advocate" Cilice.
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MOUNT   PLEASANT  METHODIST
CHUROH.
The anticipated series of Revival
Services will uommence on Sunday, It
is confidently expected that the entire
Congregation will give their hearty and
loyal support to these services. An
awakening is needed, the hour for it
has come and God expects those who
bear the honor of His name to consecrate themselves to the work.
The subject for the morning sermon
will be: "The Absolute Condition of
Disciple-hip"; evening: "Tho Treasure
and the Pearl."
 to:	
FURNISHED OR UNFURNISHED
Housekeepi lg Rooms, 828 Ninth ave.
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Alexandra Hive No. 7, L. O. T. M.,
held a very successful and pleasant
Social and Handkerchief Sale on Friday
evening last in Oddfellows' Hall. There
was a large attendance and very gratifying profit realized on the sale of dainty
handkerchiefs. A very entertaining
program was provided the following
ladies taking port: Mrs. Wm. Allan,
Mrs. J. Martin, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs.
Butotuurt, Misses Allan, Miss Ross,
■nd Mr. Pnrvis. Tbe Committee in
charge of the affair were Mn. F. L.
Bodlong, Lady Commander; Mesdames
Batohsrt, Skinner, Dranie apd Martin.
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We have the very cream of the best
Canadian and American designs and
makes in the Spring and Summer styles
of shoes for Men, Women, Misses and
Children R. MILLS, 18 Cordova street
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Mt. Pleasant Lodge, L. 0. _., No.
1843, met Wednesday evening in Oddfellows' Hall, the Worshipfnl Master,
Bro. Dart, presiding. The attendance
was large and the meeting interesting.
Bro, Birmingham, No. 1842's delegate
to the Grand Lodge at Vernon, gave a
vory interesting account of the meeting.
In speaking of Vernon, he said he never
saw any yonug ladies while there, and
if any one of the yonng men had been
sent as a delegate a disapointment
Wonld have been keen in this
respect. As for children, there were
pone to be seen. Bro. Dart gave Bro.
Capt. McSpadden's version of the new
Grand Lodge Degree, whioh the
brethren ore inolined to believe is
Correct. Bro. H. Saeret, Financial
Secretary; and Bro. J. Martin, Second
Lecturer, were installed in their respective ofilcos. At the next meeting it is
intended to have a short musical pro
ftfm daring tbe reoess for the entertain ■
•tent of the members.
Ou Monday the first Great Northern
passenger train passed over the new
bridge across False Creek. The first
lady passenger (in the parlor car) was
Mrs O. E. Durgin of Boston, Mass.
Mrs. Dnrgiu has been visiting her aunt,
Mrs. P. G. Fenton of Mt. Pleasant, the
past week and left Monday for her
home via Colorado.
WantetN p Norse Olrl by the
middle of Maroh, to holp with two
children; salary $13 per month. Apply
at "Advocate" Office,
A missionary program of song, dia<
logues, choruses, readings and addresses
was given in Mason's Hall on Monday
evening by the Missionary Messengers
of Mt Pleasant Methodist Chnroh. The
attendance was large, and the collection
amounted to $15.20. The Messengers
1 ave taken upo i themselves the obligation to support one native girl at one
of the Mission Homes in Japan, which
costs only $26.00 a year. The Fairview
Messengers contributed a novel and
instructive nnmber on the program, in
which tbey illustrated the cruel fate a
Chinese girl is subjected to and the
good work carried on by the Missionaries in rescuing them from their
miserable plight. Two solos in Japanese
by Mrs. Goro Euburagi and an
address by Rev. Goro K', .urogi were
interesting numbers on the program.
One of the large industries of Van'
couver is the establishment of Messrs.
Storey & Campbell, dealers in and
manufacturers of leather goods, saddlery, harness, eto. They also carry a
largo stock of trunks, valiBes and a line
of fine buggies, carriages and wagons.
The salesroom and offices on the first
floor, 166 Hastings street, west, though
commodious givo no idea of the extent
of the room required to carry on the
business done by the firm.
On the second floor are two flats
80x126 each; in the first are trunks and
valises; at front of this, in the work
room, are a number of men at work
making shoe uppers, which the firm
supply to the trade in this city and the
surrounding district. The carriage do.
partment is on this floor and contains
some very smart and stylish rigs and
a line in fine wagons. On the third
floor is the saddlery department and
factory where men ore engaged in
making harness, saddles, etc. Messrs.
Storey & Campbell employ a large number of men, nnd by their energy and
business ability hove gained a prominent business standing throughout the
province.
Telephone Numbers of Local Ministers.
B179.-Rev. 0. H. Wllaon, (Anglican).
10M-Rev. Q. A. Wilson, (Presbyterian).
Bun-Rev. A. K. H.tliorlnitnn. (Methodist).
Mr. Allan Hoffar who has been seriously ill with pnuemonia at the home
of  his  parents  Mr.  and  Mrs.  N. S.
Hoffar is considered out of danger,
to:
Miss Myrtle Foote entertained about
fourteen girl friends on Wednesday
afternoon March 22d, her thirteenth
birthday, at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Foote, Ninth avenue, east.
Nt. Pleasant Mall, (Postoffice.)
Leaves at 6 a.m., 11 a m., * 6:30 p.m
Arrives st 11 a. m., and 8 p. m.
H. O. Lee,
2425  Westminster Ave.
'Phone 322
The Mt. Pleasant "Advocate" on sale
at ell the Newsdealers in the oity
Mrs. Waters of Ptrtage la Praire, is
visiting Mrs. R. Millsof Ninth avenne
and Ontario street.
The City Grooery delivers groceries
every day on Mt. Pleasant;  'phone 286
Freddie, the little son if Mr. and Mrs.
Thos. Bell, Westminster avenne, is ill
with diptheria.
Ginghams and Chamkrays at 15c.
per yard, same as are idvertised by
other firms at 18c. per jard, at Mrs.
Merkley's.
Little Miss Annie Buckle entertained
twelve of her friends on Monday afternoon at her parent's home on Howard
street, the occasion being her twelfth
birthday.
BIRTHS.
EASTWOOD.—Born to Mr. and Mrs.
Eastwood, Westminster avenue, March
31st, a son.
HEPPELL.—Born to Mr and Mrs.
J. T. HeppsU, 184 Twelfth avenne,
west, March  20th,  twin sons.
If you know of any local news item of
interest suoh as parties, dances, socials,
arrival and departure of visitors, society
meetings, etc, send it in to The
Advooati or by telephone F1403.
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Cascade *
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men ^
of years and years and years experience, ___§
and a brewery whose plant is the most _-
perfect known to the Art of Brewing.   Is *"**»
THE
BEER
With
Out
a
Peer.
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* Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.
£ Vancouver, B. C.       Tel. 429
fc: For Sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotel.
m^ or delivered to your house.
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4-a.
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in  the hearts  ot   the  people  which   no other beer II
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Hew, Dainty Spring Blouses at
Special Prices for this week
Blouses made of fine lawn lace insertioned front, cuffs and back pin-
tucked and hemstitched; sole price $1 Blouses made of fire qunlity
lawn, two rows wide fine  insertion,   back and  cuffs  tuoked;  salo
price $1.26 Blonses made of extra fine quality lawn, tfinimed with
allover embroidery and medalions,  pin- tucked and insertioned baok
and cuffs hemstitched and tucked; sale price $1,60 We are showing
some very special values st $3, $2.60 and $8.60.
A SNAP IN SILK BLOUSES I—Call and see.
ADHCC J6» Cd      30,3* »nd 34 Cordova St.
_ •   «\V/4?i*-» »X VV/.j Telephone 574. m
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A Surprise
Breakfast Bacon
15 cts.
J. P. Nightingale & CO.
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Mt. Pleasant. Tel. 1360
Mrs. Merkley has received a large
consignment of Spring Ready-to-wear
Hats.   See them.
Mrs. W. A. Kemp of Ninth avenue,
has been ill the past week with severe
attack of grip.
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Go to Mrs. Merkley's for youi embroideries    and    laces.   Only    best
Prints  and  Staple  Dry Goods  sold.
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Mr Rod Campbell of Storey & Campbell left on Monday via Great Northern
ou a business trip to Portland.
THE ESSENCE OF NEWNESS in
tbe Spuing and Sc__er styles for Men,
Women, Misses and Ohildren, we have
opened up. Remember the "Watchword" of this storo—satisfaction or
your money refunded. R. MILLS,
the Shoe-man, 18 Cordovat erect.
 lei
The death occurred at Kamloops on
Sunday last of Mrs. Ester Taylor, wife
of R. W. Taylor of Eleventh avenue.
Deceased was 78 years of ago, and had
lived on Mt. Pleasant for the past 16
years. She leaves an aged husband,
three sons and three daughters
to i lonrn her loss Mrs. Taylor went to
Kamloops about two months ago.
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THE ALEXANDRA
Electrolysis Parlor of Hairdrossing, Manicuring, Facial Massage and
Scalp Treatment for La dies and Gentle-
men. Superfluous hair, warts and
moles romoved by Electrolysis.
Valuable information given to every
lady patron on "How to tnke core of
yourself-"
Skin Food for bnildicg up tho wasting
tissue. Orange Flower Cream to prevent and heal sunburn.
Madamk Hukphreyr, 689 Granville
stroet.
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For   local news subsoribe    for THE
ADVOCATE only $1 for 12 months.
ALL READY FOR INSPECTION.
We have the third carload now open
ed np, and if you ore interested in a
real nice turnout we are prepared to
show you the most stylish and durable
buggies and carriages ever before displayed in British Columbia. We pro-
pose keeping a complete stock at all
times to meet all demands, and at
prices that will sell every job without
hesitation. Call on us or send for
catalogue.
STOREY & CAMPBELL,
ISO Hastings street, west,
Mt. Pleasant Girls Win at Basket Bail
at North Vancouver.
The Mt. Pleasant ladies' team, better known as the B. B .B. B., went
over to North Vancouver on Wednes-
day evening. After a long walk up
somewhere near the summit of Grouse
mountain thfcy reached the little hall,
which was soon after the scene of
considerable punishment for thle visiting five.
The North quintette,- it is said, play
right along with the boys, which, no
doubt, with their ignorance of the offi
cial B. B. guide, accounts for tht very
rough game. It is hoped they will
look up the guide, particularly rule ii,
before the return game. Our girls
speak very highly of the North girls,
but not so about one or to of the boys.
The Red and Greens lined up as follows: Miss Hilda Thompson, centre;.
Miss Erne Flumerton, right forward;
Miss Olive Morrison, left forward;
Miss Edith Jackson, left back; Miss
Bella Bayly, right back.
Tlie game resulted in a tie, 6 to 6.
They then decided to plsy five min-
KInt Central Heat flarket
Cor. Ninth Ave., & Westminster Rd.   Telephone 954.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats.   Fresh Vegetables always
on hand.   Orders solicited from all ports of Mount Pleasant and Fairview.
Prompt Delivery.
Woodrow & Williams. FrZkNl__rRb,e
King's
Market
33-11 Westminster Ave.
Mt. Pleasant.
Tel. A1306     Prompt Delivery.
E. H. Peace, Proprietor.
Wholesale   and Retail
Dealer in Meats of
AU Kinds.
Vegetables and Poultry
in season.
is%.<%%wssy, -%^%^-%%'svsW
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry and Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Helly Chick Food, Beefscraps, Etc.
FLOUR and FEED.
5l"n|TH Corner   NINTH ivrni  41
. I\___l I I I WESTMINSTER ROAD.
Telephone   16 8 7.
Pull Line of Fancy and Staple
GROCERIES
Prices to compare with any.
J. P. HALDON
Cor. Westminster ave., * Dufferin St.
utes, Mt. Pleassnt making 4 points and
North Vancouver a. Seven fouls
were called on the B. B. B. B. and
ii on North ancouver.
The B. B. B. B. points were scored
thus: Field shots—H. Thompson, i;
E, Flumerton, l; B. Bayly, I, Free
throws—H. Thompson, 4.
B. Y. P. U. Topics.
The Baptist Young People's Union
meats overy Monday evening in the
basemont room of tho ohuroh, junction
of Westminster road and Westminster
avenne. The following are the topioa
for the next few weeks:
MABOH-
37th: "Fathorhood and Brotherhood,"
Acts xvii. 34-38; John xvii. 30, 31.
Central Park.
Oentral Park, Mar. 28th.
A very enjoyable literary evening was
held under the auspices of the Debating
Society last night. "Resolved, that our
General Government should own aud
control the railroads," was the subject
under discussion and on a vote being
token the affirmative speakers were
fonud wanting, so tho decision wus
given to the negative. The debaters
were: H. Smith, D. Rosa, Wm. Barclay,
affirmative; E. S. Clark, F. Wright,
R. Telford, negative. lur. W. Maxwell
Smith ably acted as critic A good niusi
cal program was rendered by |ino_ubcrs
of the Society.
A Concert and Dance will bo given by
tho Zephyr Quartet in Horticultural
Hall, Oentral Park, on Moudny evening
March 27th. A special car will leave
Vnncouver et 7 p. m., returning ut
1 a. m. Supper will bo served during
the ovening.
Tho Young People's Guild of tho
Presbyterian Church will hold u Social
in the church basoment this evening.
Master Mockie Smith who underwent
an operation nt Ilia G'onoral Ilunpltnl on
last Sulurduy morning is doing as well
as cnn bo expected That he will soon
be eutirely recovered is tho earnest
wish of many friends iu this locality.
A Temporence meeting will bo held in
the Methodist Ohnroh tomorrow evening
nnder the auspices of tbo II. S. of T., of
New Westminster, for tho pnrpose of
organizing a lodge at Central Park.
Genuine
English Oak
Goods
Batter Dishes,
Biscuit Jars,
Salad Bowls,
Dinner Gongs.
—mado of Genuine English
Oak nnd mounted with
Electro-plate on nickel silver
base.
This is a beautiful and
a substantial ware and is
meeting with great favor.
Trorey
THE JEWELER.
Corner Hastings and Granville SU.
Official Watch Inspector 6. P. R.
McTaggart & Jloscrop
Dealers in
Ogilvie-Perlard.
The wedding of Mr. Robert Alexander Ogilvie and Miss Ruth Muriel
Periard took place on Monday afternoon, March 20th, at the First Baptist
Church, Rev. J. Williard Litch performing the ceremony, only the relatives being present. After the ceremony the happy couple left by the
Great Northern Limited on a short
honeymoon tour of the Sound cities.
Both the groom and bride (arc well
known in Vancouver. Mr. Ogilvie
Has resided in the city for a number
of years and has occuplied lucrative
positions with hardware firms in this
city and at present is manager for Mr.
J. A. Flett's Hastings street store.
The bride was formerly a stenographer in the wholesale department of
Messrs. McLennUn and McFcely.
HARDWARE
RANGES,
STOVES and
GRANITEWflRE.
PAINTS, OILS,  GLASS.
344 Carrall St..    Vancouver. B.C.
Tcmpleton Block.
tse
Royal Crown
SOAP
the Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to be
hnd free for Kovai. Obown
Soap Wrappers.
ROYAL CROWN SOAP CO.
VANCOUVER, B.C.
THi. Mt. PLEASANT
Advocate
$uoo
a year.
OOOOOO
50c for six months.
25c for three months.
DO IT NOW I
SiuiscitniK to your
Paper NOW I '
Don't be a Borrower of a
paper whioh only costs $1.00 •
year.
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BY ANNA .CATHERINE GREEN
AUTHOR OF
"THE LEAVENWORTH CASE."
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"1 can only repeat    what    1    once
heard said about this b.v "Mr.  Jeffrey \
himself. Miss Tuttlo liud just left tho .
dining-room and   Mrs.    Jetreey. 'was
standing in one ot hor bluck moods,
with hor hand    on    the  top of    lier '
chair, ready to go but    forgetting to j
do so.    I was there,  but    neither   of j
them noticed me; lie was   staring   at j
her, and she was looking down. Neither  seemed  at ease.      Suddenly    be
spoke and asked,     'Why must    Cora !
remain    wilh us?'       She Blurted and ,
her  look  grew strange and   frightened.        'Because I want her to,'    sh*
cried.   1     can     not    Ine     without .
Cora.' "
Those words, so different from whut
we wore expocting,  caused  a    sensation in the room und consequently   a '
stir.   As  tho    noise oi    shilling feet i
and moving heads begun to bo hcurd .
in all directions, Miss Tuttle's   bead \
drooped a little, but Francis   Jeffrey i
did not betray any sign of feeling or
even of attention.    The coroner,  om- j
brought up tne required meal sbe
was astonished to lind the door open
aiid herself bidden to enter. The
sight which met her eyes staggered
her. From ono emi of the room to
the other wero signs of greut nervous unrest and of terrible suffering.
Tho chairs were pushed into corners
as if the wretched bride had tramped
the floor In an agony of excitement.
Curtains were torn and the piano-
cover was hanging half on and half
off tho open upright, as lf she hnd
clutched at it to keep herself from
falling. On tho floor beneath lay
several pieces of broken china—vases
of whoso value Mr. Jeffrey had often
spoken, but which, Jerked off with
tlio cover, bad been left whero they
fell; while immediately in front of
tha fireplace lay one of tho rugs tossed into a lump, as if bhe had rolled
In It on the lloor or used it to
smother her cries of pain or anger.
So much for tho state in which the
witness found the boudoir.    Tho   ad-
barrassed, perhaps, by this exhibition ] joining bed-room was not    In    much
of silent misery so neur him, hesitated a little before be put his uext
question. Lorotta, on tho contrary,
had gathered courage with every
word she spoke and now looked
ready for anything.
"It waa Mrs. Jeffrey, then, who
clung most determinedly to hor sister?" the coroner finally suggested.
"I have told you what she said."
"Yet these sisters spent but little
time together?",
"Very little; as little as two persons could who lived together in one
house."
Thin statement, which ROAmnrl su-h
■^ contradiction     to  hor  former one,
appointment     was   covertly*" stown
when the coroner veered off from
this topic and brusquely inquired:
"Did you ever know Mr. and   Mrs.
Jeffrey to have any open rupture?"
The answer was a decided one.
"Yes.     On    Tuesday morning   [ire-
ceding her death they had a- long and
angry talk in their own room,  alter
which Mrs. Jeffrey made np further
effort to conceal her wretchedness.
Indeed, one muy say she began to
die from that hour."
Mrs. Jeffrey's death had occured on
Wednesday evening.
"Let us hear what you    have    to
sny about    this    quarrel antl    what
°      happened after it."
The girl, with a renewed flush, cast
a deprecatory look at the mo.*:, of
faces beforo her, aud, meeting on all
■ides but one look of intense and
growing interest, drew up hor neat
figure with a relioved air and begun
a story which I will proceed to
transcribe for you in the fewest pos-
sfble words.
Tuesday    morning's breakfast     hud
been a Bilent one.   Thore had .been a
ball the night before at    some great
place on Mussaclmsetts Avenue;    but
no one    spoke of    it.       Miss Tuttle
made some remark ubout a friend slio
had met there, but us no one listened to her, sho soon stopped and in a
little while left the table.    Mr.    and
Mr». Jeffrey sat on, but neither suid
anything.      Finally Mr. Jeffrey    roso I
and, speakfng in a voice hardly    re- j
cognizable, remarked    that    ho    hud :
something to say to her, and led the
way to     their    room.      Mrs.  Jeffrey
looked    frightened as    she    followed
him; so frightened that it   was   evident    that    something very    serious
had occurred or wns about to   occur
between them.   As nothing    of    this
kind had ever happened  before,'   Lo-I
retta could not help  waiting    pbout!
till Mr. Jeffrey reappeared; and when
he did so and she saw no    signs  of
relief    In his face or    manner,     she
watched, wi.h the silly interest,of a
gfrl who had nothing else to   occupy
her mind, to sec if ho would leave tho
house in such a mood, nnd    without
making peace with liis young    brido.
To her surprise he did not go out at
the usual  time]  but went    to    Miss
Tuttle's room, where for a full half- \
hour he remained closeted    wilh    his
sister-in-law,  talking in excited    and'
unnatural tones.   Then he went   back
for a   few  minutes to where    lie had I
left his     wife,  In    her own boudoir.
But he could not have had much    to
say to her this time, for ho presently |
came    out again     and  ran    hastily
downstairs   and out,  almost without
stopping to catch up his hat.
As it was Mary's business, nnd not
the witness', to make Mrs. Jeffrey's
bed in tho morning, Loretta could
think of no excuse for approaching
her mistress' room at this moment;
but lator, when letters cuiiie, followed by various messages and some
visitors, she wont more thun a dozen
tlmos to Mrs. Jeffrey's door. She wus
not admitted, nor were her appeals
answered, except by a sharp "tio
away I"
Nor was Miss Tuttle received uny
better, though she tried morn thun
once to see her -inioi-, especially us
night came on und the hour approached lor Mr. Jeffrey', return. Tills.
Jeffrey was simply determined lo remain alone; und when dinner timo
arrived, and no Mr. Jeffrey, sho
could only be Induced to open her
door only wldo enough to tnke in
tho cup of tea which Miss Tuttlo
insisted upon sending her.
The witness here confessed that she
had been very much excited by theso
unusual proceedings and by the effect
which they seemed to have ou tho
lady Just mentioned; so she was
ready to notice that Mrs. Jeffrey's
hand shook liko that of un old and
palsied woman when she reached out
for tho tray.
Gladly would Loretta have caught
one glimpse of her face, but lt wus
hidden by the door; nor did Mrs.
Jeffrey answer a single ono of ber
questions. She simply closed her
door and kept it so till toward midnight, when Miss Tuttle, coming into tho hall, ordered tho house to lie
closed for the night. Then the long-
shut door softly swung open, hut be-.
fore any one could reach it. It was
again pulled to and locked.
The next duy brought no rellei.
Miss" Tuttle, who hnd changed giv.it-
ly during this unhappy day und
I night, succeeded no better thun before in getting access to ber sister,
nor could Loretta gain the Irusl
word from her mistress till towurd
tho latter part of the afternoon,
when that lady, ringing her boll,
gave" her^'lirst order.
"A substantial dinner," she cried;
and ylteu Lprottu,  greatly    relieved.
better case, though it was evident
that tho bed itself had not been lain
in since it was made up the day before at breakfast time. By this
token Mrs. Jeffrey had not slept the
night before, or if she had laid her
head anywhere it hud boen on tho
rug already spoken of.
Those signs of extreme mental suffering, so much more sxtreine than
any Loretta had ever before witnessed, frightened her so that the tray
shook in her hand as she set it down
on the table among the countless
objects     Mrs.   Jeffrey    had    always
about   her, 'I'll.    noii).      oocilicd      to
startle her mistress, who bad walked
tr»   the,,,  winflnw   oiler,   nni'llinp-      the
door, lor she wheeled impetuously
about and Loretta saw her face. It
was as if a blight had passed over
lt. Once gay and animated beyond
the power of any one to describe, it
had become in twenty-four houi'B a
ghost's face, wilh t,he glare of some
awful resolve on it. Or so it would
appear from the way Loretta described it. Dut such girls do not
always see correctly, and perhaps
all that can be safely stated is that
Mrs. Jeffrey was unnaturally pale
and had lost her butturiiy-like way of
incessant movement.
Loretta, who was evidently accustomed to seeing her mistress arrayed
in brilliant colors and much begemmed, laid great stress on the fact
that, though it was on tho verge »f
ovening and she was evidently going
out, she was dressed in black cloth
and without even a diamond or a
flower to relievo its Bovere simplicity.
Hor hair, too, which was always her
pride, wus piled in a careless mass
upon her head ns if she had tried to
arrange it herself and had forgotten
what she was doing while her fingers
wore but half through their work.
There was a cloak lying on a chair
near which she was standing) and she
held a hat in her hand; but Loretta
saw no glows. As the maid's glance
and that of her mistress crossed.
Mrs. Jeffrey spoke, and the effort she
mado in doing so naturally frightened tho girl still more. "I am going
out," were her words. "I may not
be home till late—Whut are you looking at?"
Loretta declined that the words
took her by surprise nnd that she did
not know what to say, but managed
to cover up her embarrassment by
intimating that if her mistress would
let her touch up her hair a bit she
would make her look more natural.
At this suggestion, Mrs. Jeffroy
cast a glance in llie glass and impetuously declared, "It doesn't matter." But she seemed to think better
of it the next minute; for, throwing
herself in a chair, she bade the girl
to bring a comb, and sat quiet
onough, though evidently in a great
tremor of haste and impationce, while
Loretta combed her hair and put it
up in the old way,
But the old way was not as becoming as usual, and Loretta was
wondering lf she ought to call in
Miss Tuttle, when Mrs. Jeffrey Jumped to her feet and went over to tho
table and began to cut with tho feverish haste of one who forces himself to take food In spite of hurry
and distaste.
This was tho moment for Loretta to
leave tho room; but sho did not
know how to do so. Sho felt herself
fixod to the spot ond stood watching
Mrs. Jeffrey till that lady, suddenly
becoming conscious of the girl's presence, turned, and in the midst of
the moans which broke unconsciously
from her lips, said with a pitiable
effort at her old manner:
"do away, Loretta; I am 111; I
have been ill for two days. I don't
like people to look at me like
thatl" Then, as the girl shrank
back, added in a breaking voice :
"When    Mr.    Jeffrey   comes home—"
ner bhrt ijot frilcrviiii-.n.-ncr. wnon
at this point a littlu gasp escaped
Miss 'futile and a groan broke from
Francis Jeffrey's hitherto sealed lips,
the feelings of the whole assemblage
seemed to find utterance. A young
wife's misery culuiiinating In death
on tho very spot where she had been
so lately married! What could he
moro thrilling, or appenl more closely to the general heart of humanity?
But tho cause of that misery! This
was what every oee present was eager to have explained. This is what
we now expected ths coroner to bring
out. But instead of continuing on
the line he had opened up, ho proceeded to ask:
"Whore were you when this officer
brought the news you mention?"
"In tho hull, sir. 1 opened the door
for him."
"And to whom did he lirst mention hie errand?"
"To Miss Tuttle. She had come
in just before him and was Branding
at the foot of the stairs—"
"What! Was Miss Tuttle out that
evening?"
"Yes; she went out very soon after
Mrs. Jeffrey left. When sho came in*
she said that she had beeu around
the block, but alio must have gone
around it more thun once, for the
was absent two hours."
"Bid you let her in?"
"Yes, sir."
"And sho said she had been oround
tho block?"
"Yes, sir."
"Bid she suy anything else?"
"She asked if Mr.  Jeffrey had come
in.
'Anything else?"
"Then if Mrs.  Jeffrey
had   return
ed."
"To both of which questions you
answered—"
"A plain 'No.' "
"Now  tell us about the officer."
"lie rang the bell almost immediately after she did. Thinking she
would want to slip upstairs before 1
admitted any one, 1 waited a minute
for her to go, but she did not do
so, and when the officer stepped in
she—"
"Weill"
"She shrieked."
"What!  before he spoke?"
"Yes, sir."
"Just at sight of him?"
in    plain
and said no moro for Boveral mln-
uIum, during whirl. _i)m clutched her
throal wilh both hands and struggled with herself till she got her voice
back ami found herself able to repeat: "Winn Mr. JelTrey comes—If he
doos conic—tell him that I was right
about the way that novel ended. Be-
meinber that you are to say to him
the moment vou seo him that I was
right about tho novel, ond that he
is to look and see if It did not end
ns I said it would. And Loretta—"
hore sue rose and approached the
speaker with a sweet, appealing look
which brought tears to the Impressionable girl's eyes, "don't go gossiping about me downstairs. I shan't
bo sick long. I am going to be better soon, very soon. By the time
you seo mo here again I shall be
quito like my old self. Forget how-
how"—and Loretta said sho seemed
to have difficulty in finding the
right word here—"how childish I
have been."
Of courso Loretta promised, but she
ls not sure that she would have
had the courage to keep all this to
herself If sho had not heard Mrs. Jeffrey stop ln Miss Tuttle's room on
hor way out. That relieved her, and
enabled her to go downstairs to her
own supper with more appetite than
she had thought ever to have again.
Alas! it was the lust good moal she
wus able to cat for days. In three
hours aftorward a man came from
the station-house with tho news of
Mrs. Jeffrey's suicide in the horrible
old house in which sho had been
married only two weeks before.
As this had been a continuous narrating an_l concisely _told, the    £_>ro-
"Bid he wear his badge
view?"
"Yes, on his breast."
"So that you    knew him to be    s
police officer?"
"Yos."
"And  Miss Tuttle shrieked  at seeing a police officer?"
"Y'es,  and sprang forward."
"Did she say anything?"
"Not then."
"What did she do?"
"Waited  for him to speak."
"Which he did?"
"At once,  and  very  brutally. *  He
askod   if sho  was  Mrs.   Jeffrey's  sister, and when sho nodded and gasped
Yes,' he  blurted out that Mrs.   Jeffrey was dead: that ho had just come
from the old house ln Waverley Avenue, where she had just boen found."
"And Miss .-uttlc?"
"Didn't  know    what  to  say;    just
hid    her    face.      Sho     was     leaning
against    the    newel-post,   so  it   was
easy for her to do so.    I remember
that the man stared at her for taking it so quietly and asking no questions."
"And did sho speak at all?"
"Oh, yea, afterwards.   Her face was
wrapped   in   the  folds   of   her  cloak,
but I heard her whisper, as if to herself:    'No!   no!     That old hearth    is
not a lodostone.     She can  not have
fallen there.'   And then she looked Uri
quite    wildly   and   cried:    'There    is
somelhing more!       Something which
you  have not told me.'      'She shot
hor.self,   if that's    what    you mean.'
Miss ri\iltle's arms went straight up
over her head.     It was awful to see
hor.    'Shot herself?' she gasped. 'Oh,
Veronica, Veronica!'   'With a pistol,'
he went on—I suppose he was going
to say,     'tied to  her  wrist,'  but he
never got it out, for Miss Tuttle, at
tho   word  'pistol'  (lapped her hands
to     her    ears     and     for  a   moment
looked  quite distracted,   so  that    he
thought better  of  worrying her  any
mom and  only demanded to  know if
Mr.    Jeffroy    kept  any such  weapon.
Miss Tuttlo's face grew very strange
at this.   'Mr. Jeffrey!  was he there?'
she asked.    The man looked surprised.    'They are searching for Mr. Jeffrey,'     be    replied.      'Isn't he here?'
'No,'  came  from  hor  lips   and mine.
The  man     acted   very  impertinently.
You haven't told me whether a pistol   was  kept  here  or  not,'  said  he.
Miss Tuttle tried to compose herself,
but  I saw    thut    I should have     to
speak if any one did, so I told   him
that.  Mr.  Jeffrey  did  have a   pistol,
which  lie  kept  in  one of  his  bureau
drawers.    But when the officer wanted  Miss Tuttle to go up and seo   if
it was there, she shook her hend and
maidi- for the front door, saying that
she must be taken directly to her sister."
"And did no one go up? Was no
attempt made to see if the pistol
was or was not in the drawer?"
"Yes; the officer went up with me.
I pointed out tho place whore it was
kopt, and he ruminagied all through
it, but found no pistol. I didn't expect him to—" Hero the witness
paused and bit her lip, adding confusedly: "Mrs. Jeffrey had taken It,
you see."
The jurors, who sut vory much In
Ihe shadow, had up to this point at-
Iracted but little attention. But now
they began to make their presenco
felt, perhaps bocauso the brenk in
tho witness' words had been accompanied by a sly look at Jinny. Possibly warned b.v this that something
lay back of this hitherto timid witness' sudden volubility, one of them
now spoke up,
"In what room did you say thia
pistol  was kept?"
"In Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey's bedroom, sir; the room opening out of
tho sitting-room whore Mrs. Jeffrey
had kept herself shut up all day."
"Does this bedroom of which you
speak communicate with the hall as
well as with the sitting-room?"
"No, sir; it is the defect of tho
house. Mr.      and     Mis.      Jeffrey
often spoke of it as a great annoyance. You hud to pass through the
little boudoir In order to reach it."
The juryman sank back, evidently"
satlsftod with her replies, but we
i»lio marked the visible excitement
with which the wilncss had answered
this weiulngly unimporlaiil qucstibn;
wondered what special Interest sur-
lOUlidMi that room and the pistol lo
wa runt ihe heightened, color with
which the girl unswui't-d this new in-
terlocutor. We were not destinod to
know at this time, for the coroner,
when l.e spoke nguin. pursued a different subject.
"How long woe this before Mr.
Jeffrey came in?"
|   "Only a few minutes.    I was   terribly   frightened at  being left    there
one of tho  other    girls to come up
and stay with mo, when I hoard his
key ln the lock and camo back.   He
had entered the house and was standing near the door talking to an officer, who had evidently eome in with
him.    It was a different officer from
the one    who  had gorie away    with
Miss Tuttlo.   Mr. Jeffrey was saying,
'What's that?    My wifo hurt!' 'Dead,
sir!' blurted out tho mun.    I had expected    to    seo   Mr. Jeffrey terribly
shocked, but not in so awful a way.
lt    really    frightened me to 6ee him
and I turned to run, but found that
I couldn't  and that I had to stand
still  and  look  whether I wanted to
or not.    Yot he didn't say a word
or ask a question."
"What did hu do, Loretta?"
"1 can not say;    ho was   on      his
knees and was white—Oh, how whito!
Yet he looked up  when  tho man described   how   and   where Mrs.   Jeffrey
had been found  and oven turned  toward     me . when    I   said - something
about his wife having left.a message
for him  when  sho went out.      This
message, which 1 almost hesitated to
give  after   tho    awful news  of    her
death, was about tlie. ending of some
story, as you remember, and it seemed heartless to  speak of it . ->t. a moment like tliis,  but as she had told
me to, I didn't dure lo disobey hor.
So, with the man listening to my overy word, and Air. Jeffrey looking as
if he would fall  to the ground liefore
1 could finish,  I repealed her words
to   him and    wns    Surprised enough
when    ho     suddenly  startod   upright
and went. Hying upstairs.    But 1 wos
more surprised yot when, at the top
of  the     lirst   (light,   he stopped,   and
looking over the balustrade, asked in
a very strange voice where Aliss Tuttle Was.     I'lqr he scorned just then to
wuni  her moiv thun anything else in
the    world     and   looked    beaten    and
will   when   I  told  him  Ihut    she was
already gone to Waverley Avenue. But
he  rei'o'e'oil  himself before tlie mun
could 'draw   near  enough to  seo    his
face,    and    rushed   Into    the sitting-
room above and    shut   the door behind him,   leaving the ofllcir and me
standing down by the fron' door. As
I didn't know what to sny to a man
like him,  nnd    ho didn't Inow  what
suy to nit', the time set.m.d long,'but
it couldn't huve been verj ninny minutes    before     Air.   Jeffreydune  back
with a slip of paiwr in lis hand and
a    very    much  relieved look  on  his
fuco.     'The deed wai premeditated,?
he  cried.    'My  unfortunate wife  has
misunderstood m.v iffevtion  for  her.'
And from being a vry much broken-
down man, he stool up straight and
tall and prepared  limself very quietly  lo  go  to  Hie  Ifoiire  house.  That
Is all I enn tell .bout the way   the
news was receiver by bim."
Were these deli'ils neci'.'.sary? Afnny
appeared to rrgnrd them as futile
and uncalled fo'. But Coroner Z.
wns never knovn to waste lime on
trivialities, and if ho called for these
Tacts, (hose wlo knew him best felt
certain that tiey were meant ns a
preparation for Air. Jeffrey's testimony,  which vas now culled for.
CHAPTER XII.
When Francis Jeffrey's hand fell
froui his forehead and lie turned to
faco tho assembled people, an instinctive compassion arose in overy
breast at sight of his face, which, if
not open in ils expression, was at
least surcharged with the deepest
misery. In a Hash the scene took on
new meaning. Many remembered that
less than a month before his eye hud
been joyous and his ligure a conspicuous ono among the favored sons
of fortune. And now I he stood in
sight of a crowd, drawn together
mainly by curiosity, to explain as
best he might why this great happiness and hope had eome to a sudden
termination, ancl his bride of a fortnight had sought death rather thun
continue to live under the same roof
with him.
So much for what 1 saw on thp
faces about me. What my-own faco
revealed I can not say. I only knew
that 1 strove to preserve an impassive exterior. If I sccrotlv held thi»
man's misery to be a mask hiding
untold passions and tho darkness of
an unimaginable deed, it was not for
ine to disclose in this presence either
my suspicions or m.v fears. To mo.
as to those about mc, he apparently
was a man who at some (sacrifice
to his pride, would yet be able to
explain whatever seemed dubious in
the mysterious case in which he bad
become involved.
His wife's uncle, who to all appearance i_hared the general curiosity
as to the effect which this woeful
tragedy had had upon his niece's
most interested survivor, eyed with
a certain cold interost, eminently in
keeping with his general character,
the pallid forehead, sunken eyes and
nervously trembling lip of tho once
"handsome Jeffrey" till that gentleman, rousing from his depression,
manifested a realization of what was
required of him and turned with a
bow  toward   tlio coroner.
Aliss Tuttle settled into a greater
rigidity. 1 puss over the preliminary
examination of this important witness and proceed at once to the
point when the coroner, holding out
the two or three lines of writing
wliich Mr. Jeffrey had declared to
havo been left him by his wife, asked:
"Aro those words In your wife's
handwriting?''
Air. Jeffrey replied hastily, and,
with iust a gluuce at the pupcr offered him:
"Thoy are."
The coroner pressed tho slip upon
him.
"Look at them carefully," he urged. "The handwriting shows hurry
and in places Is scarcely logible. Are
you ready to swear that theso words
were written by your wife and by no
other?"
Mr. Jeffrey, with just a slight
contraction of his brow expressive of
annoyance, did us ho was bid. Ho
scanned, jor appeared to scan, the
sm_.il scrap of paper which he now
took Into  his  owji  hand.
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THE WORLD'S GREAT PORTS
Loudon    Heads    the    List    and    Hew
York Is In Second Plaoe.
The recent report by the Antwerp
bureau of statistics on foreign tonnage
entered at the principal ports of the
world having proved to be Incomplete,
and for the United States misleading,
the Washington department of commerce and labor has Issued a corrected
statement on the same subject It
may be accepted as showing the tonnage (coastwise trade not Included)
entered at the largest ports of the
world—ports having a tonnage of over
1,000,000 tons—during the year 1902,
with the exception of the United
States ports, the figures of which are
for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1903.
The figures for the United States and
Great Britain are taken from the official publications of both countries,
while the greater number of the remainder aro taken from the annual reports of the United States consuls for
1903, but covering tonnage figures for
1902:
Tons
Port
entered.
London 	
 10,179,023
New York	
  9,0.3,906
Hamburg	
 8,689,000
Antwerp -..
 8,.2_,1_.
Hongkong 	
 8,263,691
Liverpool	
 6,843,200
Rotterdam 	
  6,146,478
Marseilles	
 6,191,839
Shanghai 	
 4,726,411
Cardiff 	
  4,688,089
Cape Town	
  4,246,602
Tyno ports	
  3.616,046
Lisbon 	
  3,612,061
Buenos Ayres 	
 3,303,843
Copenhagen 	
 8,lll,41_l
Havana	
 8,101,116
Algiers	
 8,036,131
Havre	
  3,016,691
Bremen	
 2.984,410
Boston 	
 : 2,978.913
The figures for Philadelphia are
1,993,422, for New Orleans 1,561,898,
for Baltimore 1,410,529 and for San
Francisco 1,016,284.
Cancer Discoveries.
Important discoveries in connection
with cancer were announced at the
recent annual meeting In London of
tho general committee of the cancer
research fund. Distinguished experts
briefly summed up their year's work
as follows:
Civilization Is not the cause of cancer, whleh pervades animal as well as
human life and attacks all Its subjects
at relatively tho same age and periods.
It ls not an Infectious disease and Is
not transmissible from one species to
another. A cancer cell can reacquire
powers of self propagation.
Cancer ls not caused by a parasite.
The malady ls not on tbe Increase.
ltudltiiu has been found to exercise
no curative effect.
A serum has ber,. discovered from
which good results are hoped.
The first authentic cases of cancer ln
animals were minutely described by experiments which bad been made on
fish and wild mice.
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IKIDNEY
M PILLS'-.'
^Ai.^V_^J,(
'UO  snd  was
mv.    wu.v   to  ask
The Hairy Han of Archangel.
From all parts of north Russia peasants are traveling on a pilgrimage to
an extraordinary hermit, Prokop Sele-
vitsch, who is known.ns 'the hairy man
of Archangel." Five yeara ago, ln an
excess of religious mania, he cut off all
his fingers on bis left hand. When he
beard that tbe Russians bad suffered
misfortune ln the far east he declared
lt was tbe result of tbelr sins, which
could be atoned only by a sacilflce offered to Alothcr Earth. At first be
said he did not know the significance
of this declaration. But on John the
Baptist's day he represented that he
bad been commanded to plant himself
In tbe earth and there remain until ths
unbelievers, meaning the Japanese,
were beaten or until birch leaves
sprouted from his fingerless hand. Ha
hus accordingly planted himself up to
his knees in earth ln his but. There he
now remains, with a granddaughter to
look after him.
A red beaded girl mny not be able
to draw a white home, but a white
horse can draw a red headed girl every
time.
Plenty of exercise at the end of a
shove] ls good for tho health, lf lt
doesn't fatten tbe pocketbook very
rapidly.
Humor and Philosophy
Br DUNCAN N. SMITH
Copyright, 1904, by Duncan M. Smith.
THB REAL THING.
When   your   pockethook's   flat  and   the
larder ls lean
And the grocer won't trust any more,
When your luck ls the hardest that ever
was seen
And collectors are'haunting the door,
When your last lonely twenty ls striving
to hide
Far away from a creditor's glance,
When   sweet  hope   refuses  with   you   to
abide,
It ls then you have "frenzied finance."
When the coal bills are high as the man
In the moon
And the gas bill a close second runs,
When a lot of small bills turn up sudden
and soon
And your pay day ls distant somo suns,
When the friends that are easy are all
out of town,
While the others look at you askance,
So you can't run the risk ot a frigid turndown,
It is then you have "frenzied finance."
The promoter with millions may take a
long shot,
And perhaps he will worry lt through,
But the mun who spends dally much more
than he's got
Is the one who has reason to stew.
When tho butcher, the baker, the man for
the rent,"
All are watching with murderous glance.
When  In  six  different  places  each   ten
should be spent,
It is then you have "frenzied finance."
"Is she spoiling ber baby?"
"Oh, no; sbe assured me herself that
she was not."
An Oversupply.
"A strong man like him should be
able to find work."
"But he is too proud to work at anything but his trade."
"What Is his trade?"
"He Is a wnr expert."
Old Shoes,
They stand upon my closet floor,        7" I
As prim and proper as can bs,
And us I saunter past the door
They throw a shiny smile at mo.
They stand so tempting ln array.
But, oh, they are deceivers gay.
That gleaming patent leather pair
Is torture, polished and refined,
For when those viselike boots I wear
I must appear serene and kind
And courteous, gentle, meek aiid mild.
Though I could almost eat a child.
Those yellow oxford ties might seem
Quite soft and easy. Just the thing,
But that's Just all a foolish dream;
Those shoes my soul with anguish ring.
For every time they pinch my corn
Oh, why, I wonder, was I horn?
And so to those old shoes I cling
And walk my way ln joy and peacs,
And while I walk a song I sing
To those old shoes.   May they Increase
In size and comfort every day!
I wouldn't part with them for pay.
A Superior Being.
"What caused tbe falling out between the Browns and tbe Joneses?"
"Brown has had an operation for appendicitis, and be doesn't care to associate wltb common folks."
Evidence Against It.
"Tbey say he stole a million dollars."
"I don't believe it.  They would never have him ln jail If he had stolen
that much."
Didn't Hesitate,
He called her a decided blond.
The reason was,  I guess,
When he proposed to her she gave
A most decided "Yes."
Ornamental,
"I do so dote ou antique furniture."
"It ls all right to dote ou it lf you
don't have to sit on it."
PERT PARAGRAPHS.
When a girl loses her interest ln
brands of toilet powder and begins to
take Interest In brands of flour lt Is
evidence that things are looklug up for
ber best young man.
A bluff that
works ls quite
as good as tbe
genuine article.
There may be
ways of telling
a woman's age,
but no gentleman will tell lt
even lf he cun.
When nn automobile runs over a
football pluyer the latter Is sorry as he
sees tbe auto hauled off to the repaii
shop.
WHEN ALL ELSE
HAD FAILED
DODD'S    KIDNEY     PILLS    CURED
HIS BLADDER  TROUBLES.
James Atwell   Prove*  That  Lumbago
and   Bladder  Troubles  Are  Caused
by Diseased  Kidneys.
Campbellford, Out., .Ian. 23— (Special)—That Lumbago and Bladder
Trouble are both caused by diseased
Kidneys he.3 been shown In the case
of Mr. James Atwell of this place.
Mr. Atwell snys:
"I had Lumbago and Bladder Trouble. In passing my urine would
hurt me so as almost to cause tears
to come to my eyes. I used medicines
aud a bandage prescribed by my doctor, but gut no relief. Then 1 tried
Dodd's Kidney Pills, and they cured
nie for good and all. I will never be
without Dodd's Kidney Pills in tha
house."
Cure   your   Kidneys   with   Dodd's.
Kidney Pills, and they will strain the'
cause    of     Lumbago,      Rheumatism,
Dropsy or Bladder Troubles out ol" the
blood.
Oklahoma's   Murks-net   Best.
Three of the bost marksmen In the
United Stntes navy, curiously enough,
hall from fnr Inland Oklahoma. One is
C. W. Johnson, wbo mude the world's
record with the huge sixteen Inch gun
recently Installed at Fort Wright on
Fisher's Island, Long Island sound. J.
W. Creltz of tbe new battleship Mains
made eight shots In a minute with a
six inch gun nnd hit tbo target eight
times nt 1,600 yards, the ship meantime
going twelve knots an hour. Bart
Barnes, a son of-ex-Governor Barnes of
Oklahoma, Is now a first lieutenant In
the navy, but previous to his promotion
he made an e- Ilcnt record at tbe target. He Is now on duty at Panama.—
Boston Transcript.
Tobacco Henrts  at Annnpolln.
It is estimated that about 30 per cent
of the young men wbo recently applied
to enter the Naval academy have fulled
in the physical test, and the failure
wns largely due to. the use of tobacco,
resulting in the irregular beating of
the heart. Nowadays physicians speak
of "the tobacco heart," n trouble caused by the excessive use of the weed.
When a smoker develops into a "cigarette fiend," tbe services of u physician
are necessary, but before this point Is
reached the heart may lie peruiniieutly
injured.—Baltimore Herald.
A   BOON   TO   CHILDREN.
A medicino that will keep Infants
and young children plump, good natured, with a clear eye and a rosy
skin, ts a boon not orjly to mothers,
but to humanity. Such a medicine is
Baby's Own Tablets, which promptly
cure all the minor ailments of little
ones, and makes them eat well, play
well and sleep well. You can safely
take the words of thousands of mothers who have proved tho value of
theBO Tablets; for instance, Mrs. J.
R. Standon, Weylmro, N. W. T., says:
"I have proved the great value of
Baby's Own Tablets in cases of diarrhoea, constipation, hives, and when
teething, and I would not be without
them." The Tablets are equally Rood
for the tenderest little baby or the
well grown child, and they are guaranteed freo from opiates and harmless. Sold by all druggists, or sent
by mail at 25 cents a box, by writing
The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Gut.
Bones  For  the Dot?.
"I heard a funny story at the meat
market this morning," said the young
housewife, who wns a trained nurse in
charge of a small hospital until a short
time ago, to her husband, as lie returned from tbe olllce the other evening. "You know the doctor I uie_m,
but I will leave you to guess his unme,
although he lives near us. lie has been
keeping house all glimmer, which lie
declures a nuisance, and was telling
this to tho butcher as I entered the
mnrket
"After  be  bud  given   his  order,   I .
heard him ask for some bones for bis
dog.   Then he said:
" 'You know, I do not know wli.it to
do with that dog, and I must give hlnji
more to ent. Why, wben I enme homo
yesterday afternoon I found that the
servants had let him In the house during my nbsence, and be had gnawed to
small pieces the foot of a skeleton that
I bad carefully' articulated. That made
him so sick that I feared I was going
to lose my dog. So I find lt necessary
to let him ent as much as ho wants to,
to keep him out of mischief."
"And, carrying the bones himself, although ho ordered the meat, sent, the
doctor whom I have met, but wbo
never remembers me, walked out of Hie
al,.ri. "
No Cause For Worry.
Patient—I'm  not afraid to die, doctor, but I do dread being burled alive.
Doctor (cheerfully)—Don't let that worry you.   I'll see that you are not.
Sunlight Soap
saves wear and tee.r on you and your clothes.
Next wash d&y try the Sunlight way &.nd see
how much more leisure it gives you and how
much better it will be for your clothes. Use
hard or soft water, the result will be good.
No scrubbing, no boiling.
Try Sunlight.
Your purcha.se money refunded if you are
not sa.tisf.ed.    V
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No. 18.
MR. E. S. ZINGG.
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1872, and Is therefore but a young
man. Ho was educated at tbe public
and high schools of Walkerton and
Hanover, after which he entered the
office of the Hanover Post. Commencing as "devil" he climbed until he
reached the rank of full-fledged
journeyman. Then he removed to
Toronto. He continued in the printing business until he was 20 years
of age, when he went on the road
as "drummer" for a wholesale furniture house, travelling in Ontario
and Quebec. For six years he remained In this business, receiving a
thorough training therein.
Taking the advice of Horace Gree-
MR.  E.  3.  ZINGCt
Editor  and   Proprietor   of   the
Wapella  Post
Mr. B. S. Zingg of Wapella is a
living Illustration of the truth of the
saying current among newspapermen,
that the man who l-as the ability to
conduct a successful country journal
has all the characteristics necessary
to success in almost any undertaking.
As an editor Mr. Zingg has a splendid record, but, such ls his irrepressible activity, that his editorship is
only one of the mauy forms of his
Proteau activity. The productiou
weekly of such a newspaper as the
Wapella Post might well demand and
consume the whole of the time and
talent of its proprietor. But with Mr.
Zlngg it ls otherwise—a mere segment of his work, nothing but a
necessary and incidental part of the
week's  routine.
Mr. Zingg not only writes the editorial and local matter for the Post,
pfctles the ads and looks after subscriptions and the accounts, but runs
a furniture business, does a little in
real estate and dabbles In .-insurance.
Even these do not keep entirely occupied the energetic Wapella editor. He
is the president of the local board of
trade, Into which institution he has
infused much of his own spirit of
progressive energy, and which is one
of the most virile forces for local
improvement in the Territories. And
Mr. Zingg's local patriotism does not
stop here. He is a member of the
Wapella town council, and one of the
foremost and most forceful figures in
municipal and local life In the community.
Undoubtedly the real test of ability
and worth is the regard in which a
man is held by those with whom ho
daily associates. True, It is said that
a prophet is not without honor, save
iu his own country. This .may. be
the case when a man goes into the
profession of prophecy, but It has no
application in commercial, and least
of all In editorial, life. Iu the realm
of Journalism, iu which a man is under the spot-light of public observation and criticism every minute of
the time he is awake, In which his
actions and opinions are canvassed.
judged and weighed by the whole
community, a fakir, a humbug, or a
hypocrite is soon sized up and sot
down at his true valuation. If a man
• wears well, and steadily appreciates
ln pulblic esteem, it is because he ls
"all wool aud a yard wide," and
shoddy does not enter Into his coin
position. That Mr. Zingg Is in this
class, and that his progressiveness,
his ability, and his trustworthiness
are best recognized by those who
know him most Intimately, the influence of the Pest, and the public
positions he occupies, are the most
convincing proofs.
The editor In the average Western
town has to go up against some
pretty hard propositions. He is not
ln the position of his brother In a
city, who can hew to the lino and let
the chips fall where they will. The
community from which he draws his
patronage Is restricted In ita area,
and the support of nil Is necessary to
his success. II .nuiiot compensate
for the loss or i advertiser, for Instance, by the securing of another,
and this is known by tho morchunts,
who are astute and wlso In their day
and generation, and who Bomotiines
avail themselves of the knowledge
to the advantage of themselves and
the loss of tho publisher. The coun
try editor has to bo solid with the
>churchos, keep square with the hotels,
help along tho leading fraternal nnd
.ladles' societies, placate tho chief
male kicker against nil and sundry
things as at present constituted, and,
if he can do this (antl to Biiccced he
pretty nearly has to) ho will be a big
frog in the local puddle. Evidently
from the honors accorded him E. S
Zlngg has accomplished all this —
which ls only to Bay that he has approved himself a diplomat and an
able man. i
To readers of this Journal the Wapella-Post, which Is among tho mosl
looked for and carefully read of their
Territorial exchanges, is the best
recommendation that Its editor could
desire. Its news ls brightly written
and well arranged. Its editorial ut
terances are moderate and sensible
evidently the reflection of a thought-
fuL mind. Its advertising patropagr.
Is proof positive as to the appreciation
ln which it Is held by the local merchants, and the care and taste with
which their business news Is set up
and the goneral care as to typrdgra
phy and make-up, shows that the/mechanical department Is fully the equal
qf the.others under Mr. Zingg'B man
'agemeat.
-While the professional ability of ai
edltot'can always be best estimate,
by the! appearance and standing j o'
theM newspaper he controls, tt Is. al
together silent as to his persolui
history, and the few facts l'ollowin.
concerning Mr. Zingg will be we]
corned by those who hitherto havi
known'him only through the Post,'o'
as one of the most reliable itiemberi
of the WeBtern Canada Press associ
iilion.
E. S. Zlngg was born at Hamburg,
Waterloo County,   Ontario, April 18,
When  the little folks take colds
and coughs, don't neglect them
and let them  strain the trader
membranes of. their lungs,
Give them
iShiloh's
Consumption
Cure ft#»*
It will cure thom quickly and
strengthen their lungs.
It is pleasant to take,
Pric.i,  28c, SOc.. gild $1.00.   JW
ley and the maty others who have
echoed the Now York editor's utterances, Mr. Zlngg enme West in 1899.
and In Oi loher of that year established the Wiipella Post, which since that
time has continued to shed the lustre
,)f the truo light of knowledge in
over-increasing volume.
As said before, Mr. Zingg Is yel
young, like most Western editors, and
as can be seen by his "counterfeit
presentment" at the head of this
-attlcle, more than passably good looking. He is deservedly popular with
his follow scribes in the West, and
few were more welcome than he and
his amiable wife at tho annual Press
pilgrimages which marked the palmy
era of the Western Canada Press association. Mr. Zingg has already done
much in the realm of journalism since
lie came West, and more Is expected
of film, for he is justly regarded b.v
his fellows as ono of the most able
and promising of the editors of the
Canadian  West.
GODPARENTS.
An Ancient Institution, Doubtless of
Jewish Origin.
We must doubtless look to the Jews
for the origin of godfathers and godmothers. The use of them ln the primitive church ls so early that lt is not
easy to fix a time for their beginning.
Some of the most ancient fathers make
mention of them, nnd through all the
successive ages afterward we find the
use of them continued without any interruption. By a constitution of Edmund, archbishop of Canterbury, 1230,
and ln a synod held at Worcester,
1210, a provision was made tbat there
should be for every male child two
godfathers and one godmother and for
every female one godfather nnd two
godmothers. King Henry VIII., referring to the Princess Elizabeth, says:
My lord of Canterbury,
I bave a suit which you must not deny
me—
That ls, a fair young maid that yet wants
baptism.
Tou must be godfather and answer for
her.
-"Henry VIII.," Act t, Scene I.
A constitution of 1281 makes provision for a Christian name being
changed at confirmation. This ls practically a renaming of the child. The
manner in which it was done was for
the bishop to use the name ln the Invocation aud afterward for him to sign a
certificate t*ut he had so confirmed a
person by such uew name, lt is possible that this practice might have been
iu Shakespeare's mind wben he wrote:
Call mo but love, and I'll bo new baptized.
Henceforth I never will be Romeo.
—"Romeo and Juliet," Act 2, Scene 1
—Westminster Review.
PIGEON COURTSHIP.
tt Sometimes  Leads  to Battles That
Result In Death.
On a south Jersey farm, which was
the home of a thousand pigeons and
which was conducted by a woman who
bad formerly been a bookkeeper iu
Philadelphia, was found one particular
fly. and._coop -whioh-was ttfB*ab*f*li*igt|
place of youug doves that bad reached
the mating^s'eason. Purposely these
young birds were associated together
so that tbey might select tbelr life companions.
The interior of tbe walls of the coop
we filled ,vlth boxes, and those
plgeot , ' lch had mated would select
one of these boxes for their home and
nest.
This period of courtship is one filled
with excitement for the birds. Two
young pigeon cocks, having selected tbe
same hen for a mate, have been known
to fight to the death in their rivalry.
The method of combat ls peculiar. The
beak and wings alone are used, the
combatants cntchlng each other with
tbelr benks by the skin of the head and
beating each oilier with their strong
wings.
Having once chosen bis mate, the
dove, with an occasional exception, remains constant to her through life. The
occnslonul Instances of Infidelity cause
discord In the coop, for when one
pigeon tires of his mute and seeks another he meets a vigorous protest from
the companion of the bird which he
covets. When they bave agreed to
spend their lives together. Mr. and Mrs.
Dove select a box aud tbe laying begins. The parent birds mny then be
less than eight months old.—Era Magazine.
Out on the
Bleak Prairie
Exposed to Cold and Wet, a
Manitoba Mall Carrier Finds
.,   ... a.Great.Blessing In
DR. SLOCUM'S GREAT TONIC
PSYCHINE
(PRONOUNCED S»-K££N)
eome i,..»aon street*,
In some of the older and narrower
streets and alleys of Loudon may be
seen at each end two upright posts. At
first lt might be supposed that they
served no more useful purpose than
affording material for children to
swing.on.. But they are used to Indicate that the streets which are guarded by the posts are closed to wheeled
traffic! Some of tbe thoroughfares In
the poorer parts of London are so narrow that a large vehicle would do serious damage if It were driven along
them, and as they are generally short
cuts would be much used were they
not protected.
A telegram has been received at
Philadelphia announcing the death at
Hot Springs, Ark., of Fayette R.
Plumb, one of the largest manufacturers of tools and hardware ln the
country.
The Indictment against Mayor Geo.
H. Williams and Chief of Police Hunt
of Portland, Ore., charged with malfeasance in office, have been withdrawn by the Multonomah county
grand Jury.
Doliiv One's Voir.
Let us do our duty ln our shop or our
kitchen, the market, the street, the office, the school, the home, just ns faithfully as If we stood In the front rank
of some grent battle and we knew that
victory for mankind depended on our
brnvery, strength and skill. Wben we
do tbat the humblest of us will be serving ln that great army which achieves
the  welfare of tbe  world.
mall
Tired of HcIiik rlred.
Peter was a good workman, but he
would go ou sprees. His employer was
lenient, but wheu Peter turned up nfter having b9.n ubseut for a couple of
days without leave be discharged him.
But Peter did not take bis discharge
seriously and went back to work as
usual. Again be went on a spree, and
again he was discharged and takea
back. These little escapades had been
repeated four or five times within a
couple of years, wben Peter walked
Into the shop one morning looking
much the worse lor his celebration.
"See here," said the employer, "you
nre discharged." "Look here," said Peter, "I am tired of this. If I nm flred
again I'll quit the Job." And he went
on about his work and has not been
"fired" since.
Peanuts.
Made Into soups or mixed with well
cooked hominy or breadcrumbs and
baked, peanuts give attractive aud
healthful "meat" dishes.
W,ii_i-h  In  Germany.
The lowest wages In Germany prevail In the purely agricultural districts
In the eastern provinces adjoining Rus-
Sin. The highest wages are paid ln the
German seaports and in the Industrial
ecu tors.
For coughs, colds, bronchitis,
asthma, weak throats, weak
lungs, consumption, take
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.
Cherry
Pectoral
Always keep a bottle of it In
the house. We have been
saying this for 60 years, and
so have the doctors.
" I have used Aysr_ Cherry Peetortl In ny
fnmily Tor « years. It 1* Jhe neit nn.dl.lne
In the world, 1 kuow, for all throat knit iuuf
trouble*.."
MtU*. J. IL. NoBOnOSS, Wnltham, Mui.
2R*..,S0c„ |1.00. J. C. ATM OO.,
All driiKglwU. tnwm I-"wfill,   Mm,
for
mm
The Lungs
Preserved.
As one pink shell will long retain
The murmur of the sounding sea,
6o Mabel's ear forever holds
The gossip of the sewing bee.
Ber Kevenare.
The dinner wns lu progress. It was
n dinner given ln honor of some very
important new acquaintances. Just
before the guests arrived the master
of the house had been Intensely rude
nnd annoying to his wife, and she had
not forgotten It. There wns a moment's pause lu the buzz of conversation round the beautiful table, gleaming with lights, blushing with roses.
Then the wife leaned forwnrd and lu
a voice soft, but loud enough to attract the attention of the whole company, snld sweetly, "By the way,
.rnmes, what wus lhat story you told
uie to lead up to in the middle of tbe
dinner?"
"carrier, and every
winter and change of season I often
suffered with coughs and colds, being
much exposed to cold and wet. Needless to say, I used doctors' prescriptions, but they did not relieve me. I
also used numbers of remedies, but
the cold still clung to me. Eventually
my lungs became affected, and It Is
only through the prompt use of
PSYCHINE that I am alive today.
Psychine is a wonderful remedy for preserving health and building up those weak and run down
through exposure. Yours, etc., Hugh
Wylie, Glencalrn, Man."
PSYCHINE is pronounced SI-KEEN
The Dr. Slocum Remedies are sold
by all druggists and many general
stores. Psychine at ?1 per bottle.
For further advice, information, or
free trial bottle, write Dr. T. A. Slocum, Limited, 179 King Street West,
Toronto, Canada.
TRIAL BOTTLE FREE.
Hnnily  to  flare Around.
"You don't mind my leaving so many
of these bills, do you?" snid the collector, with a touch of snrensm.
"No, Indeed." replied (he womnn In
the door. "We rather like It The children do tbelr examples on tbe backs of
tliem."
ntrol of
Bronchitis
Is Endoubtedly Possessed by the Well-known
Family Medicine, _
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Terpentine
Minard's Liniment Cum Gtrfet fa. Cm.
The Japs ought to have kept some
of those Port Arthur Russians to act
as guides about the mine-filled streets.
E-xternnlly   or   Internally,   It Is Good.
—When applied externally by brisk
rubrjlng. Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil
opens the pores and penetrates the tissue as few liniments do, touching the
seat of the trouble and immediately
affording relief. Administered Internally lt will still the Irritation in the
throat which Induces coughing and
will cure affections of the bronchial
tubes and resplra.ory o-gans. Try It
and  be convinced.
Turpentine ls considered a specific
for bronchitis. ^E~
The difficulty has been In the administration of the turpentine so as
to reach the irritated and inflamed
parts and not be disagreeable to the
patient.
Not only has the trouble been overcome by Dr. Chase in his Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine, but he has
also combined with turpentine two or
three Ingredients of almost equal power
in soothing and healing the diseased
parts and overcoming bronchitis and
other dangerous ailments of tbe
bronchial tubes and lungs.
By a secret process these elements
of unquestioned and medicinal power
have been combined in Dr. Chase's
Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine so
as to be pleasant to the tatse and
suitable for children and adults alike.
The remarkable success of Dr. Chase's
Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine as a
cure   for   bronchitis,   asthma,   croup
and whooping cough ia sufficient evidence that it Is effective in ordinary
coughs aud colds.
MRS. RICHMOND WITHROW,
Shubenacadie, Hants Co., N. S.,
writes:
"I have used Dr. Chase's Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine with good
success. My second daughter was
troubled with bronchitis from the age
of three weeks. Oftentimes I thought
she would choke to death. The several remedies we got did not seem to
ho of much use, but the flrst dose of
Dr. Chase's Syrup, of Linseed and
Turpentine bus saved us many doctor's bills, ami I would not be without it In the house for many times
its cost."
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, at all
dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co..
Toronto. To protect you against Imitations the portrait and signature ot
Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt
book author, are on every botlle.
I am the Oldest
Mighty few men can get worried
over their soul when their collar but
ton Is pinching the back of their neck.
A woman always knows that hei
baby Is the most beautiful one that
was ever born, but what she wants is
that others should know it.
How's This I
We offer Oue Hundred Dollars Reward for
nn v case of Catarrh ti>ut cannot be eared by
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, O.
We. the undersig. ed, have known F. J
Ohenoy lor the last lo ycara, and believe him
perfectly honornble In all business transactions and finaii-hilly alile to carry out Any obligations inide by his firm.
WALDINQ, K1NNAN A MARVIN,
\» holo-att- Druggist*, Toledo, O.
Hull's Catarrh Cura Is taken internally, acting directly upon the lilood and nueous surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free.
Price Wcents pnr bottle.  Sold by all druggists.
Take Hull's Family Pills for Consn»,»'i*u.
A condemned murderer refrained
from suicide afler hearing a sacred
song. Ho must have been misled as
to the place where suicides go.
DON'T THROW AWAY YOUR MONEY
oa Kuitem and Southern Grown Nursery stock
that will not grow, bnt write for onr catalogue
of hardy Apples, Crabs* Plums, Cherries,
Gooseberries, Raspberries, Currants, Strawberries, Roses. Omamoiitiil Shrubs ami Trees
HedVeaud Windbreak Troes Perrenial Plants,
eto, Trees thnt will grow in Manitoba and
the Territories.      Address
BUCHANAN'S NURSERIE'S
St, Charles, Man.
Oally action of the bowels Is neoet*
•ary.  Aid nature with Ayar'a PM*
SHIRT
Made big enough for a big
man to work in with comfort
Has more material in it than
any other brand of shirt in
Canada, Made on the
H.B.K. scale it requires jg}j
to 42 yards per dozen, whereas
common shirts have only 32
to 33 yards.
That's the reason why the
H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never
chafes the armpits, ii never
tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full
and comfortable and wears
welL
Each shirt bears a tiny book
that tells the whole history
of tho "Big" Shirt, and
also contains a notarial
declaration thai the H.B.K.
'-Big" Shirt contains 39^
to 4% yards of material per
dozen.
Sold at all dealers but only
with this brand:—
HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.
Boatful      Wln«.je|      DawiM
A Successful Medicine.—Everyone
wishes to be successful In any undor-
iul-iii_. in which he may engage. It
Is, therefore, extremely gratifying to
the proprietors of I'arim-leu's Vegetable Pil'ls to know that their efforts
to compound d medicine that would
prove a blessing to mankind have been
successful beyond their expectations.
The endorsatiou of these Pills by the
public Is a guarantee that a pill has
been produced that will fulfil everything claimed  for  it.
Kiiard's Liniment Ccei Djpttiria
It will be difficult to get the man on
the street to feel much sympathy foi
Russia while meu are rushing to lend
her money.
ESTABLISHED  GRAIN
COMMISSION  MERCHANT
 IN  WINNIPEG.
Consign your grain to me and fit prompt servlos, careful atts-ttloa,
•ad fclfhest market prices. c    c.f>|WTg> Draw_H
Referencel UNION BANK OF CANADA.  3.   __5 JT I IM IV,      13oo.
THE ANDREWS-GAGE GRAIN CO., LTD.
ORAIN   COMMISSION   MERCHANTS.
We make a spsclalty of low grade   wheat.   Writs us before shipping. We
will show  how we can serve  you.
Refereaoee:— Aaj  Bank  or  Commercial Agency.
GRAIN  EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG, MAN.
From Michigan comes a silly anil
incredible story to the effect that u
man who just died there had money,
but no friends.
MARCHWELLS GRAIN CO.
Tho French government were going
to present Stoessel with the Legion
of Honor, but desisted when the}'
found the German emperor hail got
ahead of them. How would it do for
theso medal-presenters to have an
agent on the spot?
No, Mrs. Chadwlck didn't squander
her husband's money. She wouldn't
do such a thing, and, besides he
didn't have any.
It is only iliiring Its lirst week that
Parliament rises, iu the feminine
mind, to the altitude of a live o'clock
tea.
Wilh the help that the Japanese
are now preparing to give him, Kuropatkln ought to he ablo to pull olT another of those "offensive movements
backward" before very long.
T*se I.ever's Ttry Soap fa powder) to
wash woolens and flannels,—you'll like
it 32
In any event, Stoessel and Nogi
may congratulate themselves that
Ihe Kaiser did not send them a book
of his imperial poems.
Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is a speedy cure for dysentery,
diarrhoea, cholera, summer complaint,
sea sickness, and complaints Incident
to children teething. It gives immediate relief to those suffering from the
effects of indiscretion in eating unripe
fruit, encumber.., etc. It acts with
wonderful rapidity and never fill's to
conquer the disease. No one need fear
cholera if they have a bottle of this
medicine convenient.
The only timo a father is more
foolish than when the baby has a
tooth   is   when   it   has   two.
drain ln car lets bought on track or sold on commission.
s_.v_.nos mads. Prompt Returns. Correspondence solicited,
A»f Bank in Winnipeg.
ROOM AH,  ORAIN  EXCHANGE  BI.IXJ.
Reasonable
Reference)
WINNIPEO.
If it is a Question of Warmth use
E. B. EDDY'S
BUILDING PAPER
It Retains Heat and Keeps out Cold,
Writs  for   Samples  and Prices.
TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.
Russia is going to call the war off
until she builds a fleet big enough to
lick Japan, which shows that the
Czar is still the greatest friend of
peace in the world.
ivy i-\~W   W 9eT* vegetable Sicilian!
O_•*__•___-_* Hair Renewed
Is it true you want to look old? Tlicn keep your gray hair. If not,
then use Hall's Hair Renewer, and have all the dark, rich color
ef early life restored to your hair. Ur~lTfa!Vrifftia.'!r'£lM'
Tho season is approaching when
you can inspect your neighbor's furniture without leaving calling cards.
Minard's Liniment Caret Distemper.
A Chicago professor snys life may
bo produced by chemical action. In
practice, however, chemical action Is
moro ferquently used for producing
death.
Trying to get rich quick means get-
ling poor quicker,
Willi tho help that tho Japanese
are now preparing to give him, Kuropatkln Ought to be able lo pull tiff an-
other of thosu "offensive movements
backward" before very long.
A Core for roxHveiicMM.—Coslivenofis
comes from the refusal at tho excretory organs to perform llielr duties
regularly from eontnbuttng causes
usually disordered dlffestttih, Parma*
lee's Vegetable Pills, prepared on scl-
i-ntlllc principles, are so compounded
that certain ln_rredient_ hi them pass
through tho stomach and act upon the
bowels so us t > remove llielr torpor
and amuse them lo prpper notion,
A,any thousands are prepared tn bear
testimony to their power In this respect,
A nico thing about hnving Iho
baby's crib in the room where you
sleep In that you can always lind It In
the dark without striking a light by
hitting your shins against it.
A Chicago professor confesses Hint
tho profits of the packing houses arc
les than those of any oilier business.
It is only the healthiness of the occupation which fascinates Swift, Armour and others.
TAKE   NOTICE
Wo publish simple, straight testimonials, nut press ng.nls' Interviews,
from well-known  people,
From nil over America they tostlfv
to Iho merits of MINARD'S UNI-
MENT, tho best of Household Remedies.
".    C.   C.   RICHARDS   &   CO.
To Kuropatkln perhaps tlio lensi
pleasing pnrt of the news of the fall
of Port Arthur was the line informing
tho public nnd those Interested that
Qeneral Nogl wns at liberty to accept
oilier engagements,
HJaard'i Liiimest Cum Uldi, it*
Facts About Flour
Of Special Interest to our
Women Readers.
ROYAL HOUSEHOLD MAXIMS.
A cook iB only as good as the flour
she uses.
A poor cook can make better bread
with Royal Househould Flour than a
good cook can with poor flour.
Royal Household Recipes make bake
day tho pleaaantest day of the week.
Then; are two kinds of flour, " Royal
Household" and tho kind that has not
been purified by Electricity.
"This flour ia just aa good aa" begins the
grocer. "Send me "Royal Household"
never-the-less" interrupts the woman
who knows. "I have tried ' just-as-good'
flour belore."
AUSWERS TO CORRESPONDENT
Nearest Gbocfb '—*>**• •*« ehn_/e 8,_.d
to send to our correspondents the name
ol the nearest grocer who handles
Royal Household Flour.
How Maut Recitis- :—We sent the ten
recipes that one ol our correspondents
asked for last week for Tier neighbors.
We are always glad to send aa many
recipes as are needed.
Tns Bi_it Pats Best:—The reason grocers find it pays to push Royal Household Flour Is not because the profit is
larger per barrel—for it isn't ao largi'—
but because It pays to please the
customer.
II Alio WllXAT VDWUB Boft WlISAT :—
Royal Household Flour ia mode of the
boat grade ol hard wheat. Hard wheat
is the best spring wheat grown in
Manitoba. Soft wheat Is winter wheut
—Inferior lor flour making. Somo
millers advertise that thoy "blend"
soil and hard wheat to get better flour.
We do not blend wheat lor Royal
Household Flour.
THE   BF-ST  TEST   IS   YOUR   OWN
TEST, IN YOUR OWN HOME.
Your test, Mrs. Home Baker, is final,
if you find "Iloy.il Household" best in
your baking, there is no argument
Every day many Canadian women
write us how pleased they aro with Royal
Household Flour
—that it is all we say it ia
—that it'e just as good lor pastry aa it
ia for bread.
—that it's quicker, easier, simpler to
bake good bread and good pastry with
Royal Household Flour, by the " Itoyal
Household" Recipes.
That's ono reason thoy like it so much.
TESTIMONIALS .-I-ost week we received nearly (!.'« 1.....J.-J «.-,;_-__.-___.
"Tim FmiB roR Mr."
"Royal Household" jh the flour for me.
I have used tlio [Kipnlar brands, but none
can compare with Royal Household."—
Mm J. II. Shearer, 30- Richard Street
Vancouver, B.C.   Nov. 12, 1904.
"TnKRs is too Miiu B\n Flour."
"Royal Household" is what the people
want—a better flour. There is too much
bail flour put on tho people of this country at the present time."—J. W. Elliott
Shortreed, B.C.    Nov, 27, 1004.
"A Great Improvement."
" I hail an idea Hungarian was as good
flour as it was possible to make,  but I
find "Royal Household" agreatiinpmvii-
| ment  particularily  in requiring   much
J less kneading and makes a whiter and
lighter  bread."—Mrs. Q, A. McLauren,
Knvnnc, Ont    Oct 17, 1904.
Have you sent for tho Recipes.
j     They are freo-eend NOW.
The Ogulvik Fu.CS MlLU Co. Liurrzo,
Mo.-.ii.i.'i.
Dr. Cliailwii-k says tho public has
misunderstood his wife. Ira Reynolds may have misunderstood her
when he thought, she said thnt pack
ago of brown pnper was worth $15.-
000,000.
BLAIR'S GOUT AND
RHEUMATIC PILLS
THB tiltKAT BMULUU
TESTIMONIAL froim th* lat* SIR SAMUEL BAKER,  th* famous Nil*  Eip...r*r.
"N-.wton Abbot, in von _D*-_r Sir*—Z
havt d*l*y*d my thank* at I wish*, tf
tcit th* «(T*ct o1 DlVir'i PU1* by a s«_fr
cl*tit lnt*rva_] of tim*.
"For t*n yaari I had *uS*r*d aentato
from Gout and Uf* had loit It* attra*
tlon owlnr to th* unc*rtatnty of h(M4t_i
and *udd*n visitation* of tb* inimy
which proitrat*d m* for month*, or w**ki
according to  th* vlrul«nc* of th* attack*
"Blair** Pill* hav* r*n<Ur*d m« lu_m*n**
Mrvlr*, txr. I bo long*r f*ar aa attaak
of Oout
"For th* laat twenty nonth* I ha-r*
b*en comparatively fr**, a* on* or tw*
attempted vlaliationt hav* b*«n I mined*
lately stamped out by th* assistance *l
BUii's   fills
"Truly yours  (Signed! flaral.  W. Faker.
Lyinnn Son* A Co, uon'r**! and Toronto, Tb* Hole Piuk Co., Winnipeg; aaei
H__rtl_, Bui* A W>uii* (Jo ,  WlaalDssc,
Superfluous Hair
Removed by the New Principle
Da9llirac{fc
Bloctrolyol-, X my or depilatorlfti %f
offered you on tho bar* word o! th*
operators and manufacturer!. I* £
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il fails to do all that is claimed for it.
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South Vancouver.
Miss Bertha M. Hamilton of  Westminster road,  wli» has been  visiting
| her  aunt,  Mrs. A. Miley of Nanaimo,
for tbe  pas.  tew  w_.olfp,  is  expected
home next Tnesdny.
Mr. T)i»s. Bradley, late (rom the
Northwest, has completed his rosidence
on Norft Arm jroa4.
B j on the lookout for wedding bolls
on Westminster road, next week,
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Ya^mirym, B- 0N Mar. mh, 1905.
Young Peoples Speifeties.
SUNDAY.
IvOyal SVorfcers of Christian Endeavor
t*Mt at I!,"minute to 7,  ey.ery gnnday
•W^Biilg in Advent Christian Chnrch,
fiofser Ninth two. apd Westminster Rd.
MONDAY.
JSJp.yoi'tI.    League of   Mt.    Pleasant
jttfitJiodist.Church meets at 8 p. m.
% Y- P. U., meets  in  Mt. Pleasant
Jfopftst .Chnrch a* fj p, «...
TUESDAY.
fj.8 Y- P, S. p. JS„ meets at 8 p. m
IS Kt-I*''l>iW'is.uit Presbyterian Ohnroh
When Your Lodge Meets
MONDAY, B^
Tjip 2(1 and 4th Mondays of the month'
■f_lQu..t Vanconver, J.  0. ¥,, meets at
IPH,
TUESDAY.
Mf. Pleasant Lodge No. 19.  I.O.O.F.
■Httpet- at 8 p. pi.
THUBSDAY.
t"n<p_0UVer  Gonncil   No.  211a,   Can-
_l4in)l Order of Ohosen Friends meets
-tlie 2d gpd 4tl> Thursdays of the mouth.
FHIDAV.
'Alexandra Hive No 7, Ladies of the
'Maccabees holds its regular meetings on
it)U- 1st, apd 3d Fridays of the month
jStT.  PLEASANT CHURCHES.
•Baftis*.
'Jmiction of Westminster road and Westmin-
-tiar »V»nU(l. SERVICES at 1} a- m.,
■and 7; 80 p.m,; Sunday School at 2:80 p.m.
■r.ov.  t.  VV.   McLcort,   I'-Stor.   HcHltlepco 48?
iSijftJ; nvtuue,-list.
Methom^t.
-Ornpr of Mint and Westminster avenues.
.•HBRyiCES at 11a.m., and 7p. m.; Sunday
Bohnnl and Bible Cluss 2:30 p.m. {lev. A. E.
.-i4_lJiorlnetMi.i, II. A., B.J}., Pastor.
_itr^__t)_ig-n 123 Eleventh avenne, west.  Tele-
tybma bim,
Pj_K8BYTB-tIA.I.
'.Corner tflftth avenne and Quebec street
.8EI.Vipi.5- at 11 a. m.,and 7:80 p. m.; Sunday
.■3-ho.il »t 2:80 p.m. Rev.3eo.A .$Vl|.on,B,A„
iPastftr, .i/ijisc cprper ol Eighth avenue and
ifiJ»l»*.o Uteet.  Tel.,1066.
St Michael s, (Anglican).
.fl.Qrper Westminster road and Prince Edward
:,>}.-..<H. .'SERVICES at 11a.m., and7:80 p.m.,
,lfQ}f pomxpuvioa 1st and 34 Sundays In each
ifBIMl*-)) ttler morning prayer, 2.1 apd 4th Sun
[iixy. at B a. re Sunday Schpol at 2:80 p.m.
ifjav.Q. li. Wilson, Rector.
Rectory 872 Thirteenth avenue, east.   Tele-
jph#ne mm
ADVENTI8T8.
^.dveut Christian  Church  (uot7th day Ad-
'..mti.ts) corner Ninth avenue and We.tmln
itpr road.  Services 11 a. in . and 7;j)0 p.pi.,
ijiinrluy School at 10 a.m.    Young peoples'
,-toclcty ol Loyal Workers of Christian Endca-
,iior meets every Sunday evening at 6: _5 o'clock
[Prayer-iriri.iing Wednesday nightsatSQ'clock
CHURCH OF OHRIST—Ohritians—
1-iwipl'VK..-nirnls in old Baptist Church,
jaevejj. tli aveuue, between Westminster
;,'iyeii|ie and Quebec streot.
Special services by Madison   Wright.
Lord's Day nt II a.m., 3 apd 7:80
l<>. m. Week days at 7:30 p.m. All
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South Vancouver Mttnieiflal Council
Meeting, March 18, 1905.
Mr, H, W. Waldran corhp.ai.jed
through Messrs, Russell and Russell
of water frorrt VV«stttlt»»«f »Y*IW*
flooding m land, THii Hsd b«*« !»»
pectcd by ths Be»f- el VfwM 4.
their mestimj on tltUri-Jsy, March
t6th, and the CteUt WM (niir»eutl to
ssy thai the nsturi.1 Way lof ths watec
to be taken is through the loW.st part
of the land and to ask whal proportion
of the cost Mr, Wilde;, would pay
sltould the Council decide to have the
were scored th Field shot—H, Thom
ditch dug,
Mr. 'Jex, McDonaJd «s|tpd Ipr an
advance of f_po on some rough rock at
Collingwood. This wias to be measured and 7i psr cent, advanced On the
value wh#n reported on by fhe
Rf.eve,
A petition from landowners living
on districts 36 and 51 was received and
the manager of the E.edrjc Rail, Co.
to be informed that the Council would
open the Old Collijigwpod road fo the
Hasting Townsite if the company
would construct the road from tht
Joyce to tMe Old Celling wood road on
the north side of bloeki fi and 83 at
their own expense,
Mr. Marpoje asked that the Bodwell road be opened up to the western
limit of the C. P. R. grant apd that
the Ferris road be extended so as to
connect with the Magee road.
■Messrs. Wade, Deacon & Co. wrote
on behalf 0/ f. Vf, Hartley complaining that D. Mercer Was piling brush
on the South Vancouver side of the
Boundary road, which on account of
its liability to take fire is a menace
to {he property surrounding. The
clerk ordered its removal at once.
A petition asking thht Twenty-second avenue in District 472 be opened
two blocks east of Heather street
was read and motion carried that
tenders be called for same, to be jn
at  next regular  meeting,
The macadamizing of Heather street
was laid over. The Tequest that a
ditch be dug between the Joyce and
Boundary roads was ordered to be
done by the road foreman,
ing a road from Cedar Springs station
Tenders are to be asked for build-
to the boundary of 301 between lots
756 and 748, to be in on Aprjl 15th.
'The request that $500 from the sinking fund account be loaned on block
536 of 472 was not granted. The appointment of a medical health officer was further laid over.
Mr. lueek's request that Twenty-j
fourth avenue be opened was Laid
over.
Mr. J. Cook was to be written as
follows: That the Council will assist you to dig a ditch from the
River road to the railway and along
the railway as far as necessary to
take the water frotn the River road,
provided you make all necessary arrangements in regard to the right of
way, and thht you consent to take
charge of and maintain said ditch and
assume all responsibility for all and
any damage that may occur after digging, and also (hat you agree to pay
25 per cent, of the actual cost of digging said ditch.
The  fill  and  cuyert  on  Westmin-
WALLACE'S
Ths store of Quality. Wt lnvtte Ten all to call
and Inspect our large stock of Choice Groceries
and Furniture. We.II save you money. Read
our Wonderful offer to yee. Whether yOU yOU
are a new or old customer ws treat All alike.
Hungarian Flonr por bbl  t_ 28
B &K. JlnHed flats, 7-lb sack..   .     80c
Bluo Ribbon Tea, &-B.  tin $1.90
Coronation Tea, very flue, per It, 80c
Package Royal Crown Powder, 8-**_, 80o
10-JI- Best Prunes "....   80c
10-fc Jap Rice     60c
10 Bars Soap, Elect     26c
3-11. bar Pnro Castile Soap , 26c
Windsor Salt, per sack    06c
8-ib Cornstarch     S6c
10- II; White Beans  40c
Lemon Extract..,         10c
Vanilla EiCtraot  10o
H tins White Star Baking Powder   26c
31 bars Royal OrownSoap $1 00
8  l-ft packages of Pearline t,   flje
Canned Peel, 2-B>    26c
Mall Oideja Promptly Filjed.
WE SAVE A NICE LINE OF
FURNITURE at prices unheard
of before.
5.T. Wallace
Westminster avenue A. Harris street.
Telephone 1286
ster avenue hear River was ordered to
be paid for at contract price of $87,
Six chains, 45 feet of Wilson road
east was accepted by the Board of
Works at $9 per chain and $60.15 or
dered to be paid.
The tenders for remaking about 35
chains of the Ferris road were as follows: S. E. Hill, $8 per chain; G.
Dinsmore, $8.95 per chain; J. N. Jones,
$9.50 per chhin; J. Phillips, $9.80 per
chain; F. Taylor, $10 per chain. Let
to S. E. Hil) and to be finished by
August 1st.
The Clerk is to be given $200 besides his regular salary on condition
that he will do the aduressing for the
year 1906. Any additional help he
may require is to be paid for out of
this sum, and 9 o'clock to 4 o'clock
to be the office hours summer and
winter excepting Tuesday, Friday and
Saturday, when thfc hours wjll be 9
to t.
The purchase of a standup desk
for the office was authorized.
The Rate By-law was read a third
time, fixing the rate for 1905 at 10
mills on improved and and 20 mills
on wild land with the special rate of
2 mills on both improved and wild ln
addition, which is thle same as last
year's rate.
The Indemnity By-Law providing
for the payment of $100 cash to the
Reeve and Council was finally read
and sealed..
flounces and frills   tli-t   jrjm  many
elbow sleeyes.
Lane and lawn lingerie this season,
when of the choicest kind, has more
space devoted to solid lace insattings
than ever before. Underwear Of this
sort is as nearly all-lace as it can well
be made, -Coilaricss necks are the
rule, while still lower V-points back
and front are now seen on many of
the elaborate night robes. Fine hand
kerchief needlework wrought upon
linen lawn is without doubt in the
very best taste, wllcn having just
enough real lace to lighten theedges,
or to afford bars or openings to run
ribbons through.
What are called table-hats by some
shoppers, in spring and summer
styles, may now be seen.
Florists are constantly selling gar
denias for corsage adornment. They
are not conspicuously worn on the
streets, but are kept from- notice under carriagew raps. They give
charming finish to a lace waist or"To
a black moussqiline, trijnimed will)
black lace, when one's wrap is removed. It is art extravagance that is
considered quite thle smart thing to
indulge in.
Young women are doing far more
home embroidery to-day than they
get credit for. White linen waists,
collars, cuffs, parasol-covers, hat-tops
or plateaux, Vest pieces and belts in
eyelet or padded work, are their chief
fads. Eyelet embroidery is soon
learned, and becomes most effective
when finished, but has far less merit
in reality than the covered sort. That
is very encoUfagifig tp beginners.
Woman's
Realm,
The American Girl.
WHAT MAKBS HER POPULAR.
The American girl is admired and liked
at home and abroad because sbe is the
happiest, usually the healthie&t and friendliest of girls. She Is fond 9? life and is
alive to everything beautiful and good in
existence. Mrs. f.aiigtiy has said that the
American woman has little to learn from
her Euglish sisters.
Dr. Pierce, the specialist in women's diseases, of Buffalo, N, Y., advises simple ex-
trefses for women, preferably In the outdoor sir, But many women are confined
to the house and their household dudes or
their business confines them to poorly ventilated rooms.
If a woman suffers from a headache, a
backache, a sensation of Irritability or
twitching and uncontrollable nervousness,
something must be wrong with the head or
back, she naturally says, but all the time
the real trouble very often centers in the
womanly organs. In 98 psr pent, of cases
the seat of the difficulty is here, and a
woman should take rational treatment for
its cure. The local disorder snd Inflammation of the delicate .pedal organs of tbe
sex should be treated steadily and systematically.
Backed up by over t third of a century of
remarkable and uniform cures, a record
such as no other remedy for the diseases
and weaknesses peculiar to wmnen ever
attained, the proprietors and makers of Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription now feel fully
warranted In offering to pay $500 for any
.ase of I«cucorrliea, Female weakness, Prolapsus, or Falling at Womb which thoy
.111 nut euro. All thev ask is a fair ana
reasonable trial of their means of cura.
Linen Suits.
For the three-piece linen suits, Irish
lace and a new lace which shows guipure uesigns in linen thread, the motifs sold separately are thle most modish trimmings when lace is seen, but
the heavily raised or perforated hand
embroideries are so in demand that
even these laces will be sparingly
used, an for the most part showing
in the blouse and in the coat front
corners, lapels apd cuffs. for the
skirts are untrimmed in the heavy or
medium weight linens, unless tabs or
stitched .straps cap be counted as an
ornamentation. Suits of this kipd are
unlined and in walking length, nor is
any slip worn beneath the blouse.
The coats when long are seamed and
almost tight fitting at back; there is,
however, no middle-back seam; the
fronts are either loose and single-
breasted, or else have one dart. The
short coats are usually in bolero or
Eton effect, those that are fuljed at
shoulders into an embroidered border
band are usually fetching. A medium
weight linen is the favorite, as it can
be tucked or plaited at will and launders more pasily. The separate linen
skirts are either plaited with a yoke,
which gives an opportunity for hand
embroidery, or are many gored, from
eleven to fifteen, with seams stitched
and embroidered in small panels between the seams just above hem.
These and mohair skirts are worn
with the separate blouses.
Thle wealth of color soon to be the
dominating influence of all street'
dress. Note the chamelon silks as
well as shaded silks which are to be
exploited in suits and costumes as
brilliant examples of spring's modish-
ness. Consider with them the wearing
of flower turbans and straws of vivid
colors, of all shapej trimmed with
flowers of gayest hue, then fancy a
picture palpitating with a moving
brilliancy as the crowds form into
processional promenades.
Very good idea it is to. supply half
long lace sleeves—ready to be basted
in whlen required. These are sold in
connection with a high chemisette, or
a high collar-band, and are most essential to elbow-sleeve costumes,
when required to be worn by day as
well as for evening wear. Ia fact
many women require three distinct
furnishings for each bodice. A chemisette, a plastron, or collar-band, ss a
neck and open front finish. After that
a pair of lower lace sleeves closely
shaped to the arm,   and   lastly   the
No one pays any attention to old
superstitions, pjaeosk feathers are
now in vogue, and the design is reproduced upon fans, jewelry, and upon
divers ornamental belongings—clasps,
buckles, brooches, card-cases, etc,
just as cabuclitau opals are seen set
in various ways. Butterflies, both as
ornaments and designs, are also having a decided vogue.
Chemisettes in veritable old style of
Pastry Plonr, per sack |1.60
Ogilvie's Flour'uono bottor)per ek. f 1.60
Swiss Oream Sodas (try them .porbx. 26c
Up-Country Potatoes.
Teas from 30c Up.
We are selling Ram Lai Tea,
one of the sweetest,
cleanest   and   most
wholesome of   teas.
Try it.
Our Coffeg at 40 ets. a pound
is excellent.
W.D. HI uir
Rino up 'PHOrfB 4*>3. Mt. Pleasant
.OOOOOOOC
lit. Pleasant
Neat Market
Westminster Ave., Oor. 7th.
>OOOOOOOCC
All kinds of
MEATS &
VCOeTABLES
always on hand.
Yonr patronage is
rospectsully solicited
Prompt Delivery,
>OOOOOOOOOOOOOO(
Kenneth Sweet, Prop.
> OOOOOO OOOO
'     •' II,
II ■'■*■»•
lace and lawn arc the latest revive 1,
They are a complete neck covering to
be worn under open-neck bodices, as
children wear guimpes,
Earty as H may seem to pronounce
emphatically what the young contingent are to make their fortftoon
dress innings out of this coming summer, there is little risk In stating that
it will be with complete costumes of
white embroidered linen, the- s.ijcW-
eries open or closed, as they may be
preferred, and all tha accessories of
hat, parasol, and shoes, to correspond.
Skirts and blouses, are beautifully embroidered, parasols likewise, hats also,
and as pretty as possible, and more
severe styles, while low white shoes,
if made to order, will have fhe same
embroidery carried out On them.
Nothing can be fresher, more youthful, or more fit to shiow off the roses
in fair cheeks, the brightness of
youmg eyes and the charms of the
figure,
Subscribers who fail to
get "The Advocate" on Saturday morning please notify
this office.   Telephone 61405
The man who is always proclaiming
that he is in the right is intolerable; the
map who admits he has been wrong is
charming.
It is better occasionally to be deceived
in peoplo than for one to he always distrustful.
Some One mnst believe in yon. And
through touching finger tips with this
Some One we may get in the circuit and
thns reach out to all.
An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound
of cleverness.
Here is the prime element of success:
Keep an even temper no matter what
happens.
There may be some substitute for
Good Nature bnt so far it has not been
discovered.
—The Philistine.
Gin a laddie see a lassie,
Grabbing at a strap,
Need a laddie give his seat up,
Though she's like to drapf
Every laddie has a seat, aud
No one cares a rap
If all the lassies ride a-standing,
Grabbing at a, strap.
•-Scraps,
Fair Warning
This stack is being advertised to bo sold en bloo.   All the old goods
have boen sold nnd everything is in good, clean, salable condition.
Now that the stock is on the market it sbonld only be a matter of a, low
day* before a bnyer should snap it up. *
But nntil it is sold we will continue the slaughter that has filled our stem
every day for weeks, making this a record Sale for Vanconver. This week
may end your opportunities.
DBE9S  GOOPS.—Checked   Mohairs, navy, black, gray and  brown;
regqjar  8O0 yd. for 40c Panama  (Jloth, gieens, gray, fawn, navy,
brown and black. regular  11,25 yd forOSc Lino of Mixed DressGooda
including lustres and meltons, eto.; regular Ji .38, 76c and 50c for 35c yd.
Mixed Tweeds in brown and gray; regular $1.25, for 75c yd.
Q.I.WILSON
MORTGAGEE
303 Hastings Street,
Groceries
At Bottom Notch for Prices and Top Notch for Quality,
TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED,
Andrews Bros.,
2315 Westminster Ave.        ' Phone 935.
30000000 OOOOBOOOOOOOOC
Read the New York Dental Parlors
advertisement in this paper, then go to
New York Dental Parlors for your work
City of Vancouver.
TENDERS WANTED.
TENDERS will be received by the
undersigned up to Saturday, April 1st,
at I p. in., for the purphaae of debentures of the City of Vaucouver to the
amount of f 178,000,00. These debentures
bear interest at the rate of four H%)
per cent, per annum, payable half-
yearly and extending over a period of
forty years. The Oity reserves the right
to reject any or all tenders.
For further particulars apply to the
undersigned.
THOS. V. MoGUIGAN,   •
OITY OLERK
VftUpouver, B. O., Jft8. 25th, 1905.
Advertising is the education of the
purchaser of the merits of different
that whleh adds to hl» comfort and am
consumer. It informs the prospective
goods and brings him into touch with
pllfles his happiness.
Advertise in "The Advocate"
If yon know any items of Mt.Pleasant
news—Sooial, Personal or any other
news items—send them in to "The
Advocate," or by telephone—BHO*.
■The Advooato" wishes any oarelesai
ness in delivery reported to the Office;
telephone nl405.
Argyle Houso
The Big Bargain Dry Goods Store of B. O.
NEW
SKIRTS
For Ladies and Misses.
Latest cut, best material,
To be sold out at catching
prices.   See them at once.
W. W, Merklev
BURRITT BLOCK
Westminster Avenue,  Mt. Pleasant.
ROSES
One Thousand White and Yellow
Jftamblers, two-year-old, all first-
class bushes, for 15o and 20o each.
i
Chas. Keeler
DAHLIA SPECIALIST,
Note—Street Oars pass my place.
2734 Westminster Ave.   Mt. Pleasant.
COCIETIES
,w7Which Meet on fit, Ple«sant
I. O. O. P.
Mt. Pleasant Lodge No. 19 meets eve
Tuesday at 8 p. m , in Oddfellows H»U
Archer Block, Mt, Pleasant. •
Sojourning brethren cordially invite *|
to attend.
Noblk Grand—O. G. Kenny.
Recording    Seoiiktary—ThosJ
Maokay, Heather and Eighth avenge,
O. F. .Lh
Court Vancouver 1828, IudcpendenJ
Order of Foresters meets 2d and   -t
Mondays of each month at 8 p. m,
Visiting brethren always weloome,
Chief Ranger—J. B. Abernethy.
Recording Secretary—J. Hansen,
12 Seventh avenue, vrt'tt
Financial Secretary,.-M- J, Crehan
814 Princess Btreet, City.   Telephone
LADIES OF THE MACCABEES.  ,
Alexandra Hive No. 7, holds rejtulai
Review 1st and lid Fridays of taon
month in I. O. O. F., Hall corner West]
minster and Seventh avennea.
Visiting Ladies always welcome.       a
Lady Commander—Mrs. F. L. Budlopgj
lllli Eleventh avenue, waetf
Lady Record Keeper—Mis. J. Martin.
Ninth avenuo.
" Correct English,
How to Use It."
A [Monthly Magazine Devoted to the
Use of English.
Interesting. Instructive.
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Partial Comtbnts ior this Month.
Course in English for the Beginner.
Course in English for the Advance
Pupil.
How to Increase One's Vocabulary.
The Art of Conversation.
Should and Wonld: How to Use Them.
Pronunciation,(Centaury Dictionary.)
Correct English in the Home.
Correct English in the School.
What to Say and What Not so Say.
Business English for the Business Man
Compound Words :How to Write Them.
Studies iu English Literature.
$1.00 a year.   Send IOo fpr Sample Copy.
Correct English, Evanston,111 .U.S.A.
If yon want a
SIGN
Ring np
Dickens
Telephone 987
or call around at the Sign
Works, 408 Cordova St., west.
In any case yonr wants will receive the
most courteous and careful attention,
THE ADVOCATE
is only f 1.00 a year,
fiOo for 6 months,
25o for 8 months.
If you miss The Advocate yon miss
the lopal news.
CANADIAN  ORDER   OF  CHOgJj.].
FRIENDS.
Vanconver Council, No. 211a, meeti
every 2d and  4th  Thursdays  of eacil
month,  in I. O. O, P.,  Hall, cornoif
Saventh and Westminster avenues.       I
Sojourning  Friends always welcome!
W. P. Flewelling, Chief Councillor,
Miss A. Chambers, Recorder,
-228 Wejtmlniter avenue.  Tal. MS. ,
E. & J, HARPV m CO.
Company,   Financial,  Press and
Advertisers' Agents.
HO Fleet St., London, E. 0., England^
Colonial Business a Specialty.
Jack's ShavinV_
Westminster Ave,, next Glasgow Hons
John Gillman, Proprietor, ,
Three Chairs, and a first-class Bath
Room is run in connection with thf
Barber Shop—give this place a trial.
Jas. Carnahan.
OITY SCAVENGER.
Orders promptly attended  to,   alfht   OK
day.  Charge, moderate.
Office: 37 Hastings street, west,
Telephone Nnmber 47V j
60 YIAKr
EXPERIENCE
Trade Marks
DcaiQN*
Copyright* 4c.
Anyone eendtng a sketch and description mar
Slickly ascertain our opinion free whether a*
..ntlon IB prul'-l')y patentable. Comraunle*,
tlons strictly eonndentfal. Handbook op PetoRta
sent froo. Oldest nsoncy for H.curlng patents.
Patents takou tliroush Munn _. Co. resolve
tptelal notice, without obarge. In the
Scientific Hmtim.
A handsomolr lllu-Lrated weekly,   Lbi-km. olr.
•—i-*"1 * —f no Ion tlfld Journal,    Termi, M ft
libs, |L  Bold by nil nowidealtn,
Branch Ofllcor'
The Advocate is the best advertising]
medium where it circulates. Tel. B14M«]
HALF-PRICE
1 piece Black Lustre with white stripe, 60-in. wide; worth liOc for 25c yd
1 pieoe Navy Blue Lustre, white hair cord stripe, 60-in.; worth 60c for 26o
Wool Infantees worth 20o for 16o pair.
" " "    S|6c "   20o   "
" " "    850 "   260   "
Infant's Wool Bootees worth 20o for 15o a pair.
" " " *<    SCo '*  20o    "
•< » » <•    86o ''  86o    "
Infant's Wool Poltpa Jackets worth BOo for 40p eaoh.
ii           ••        „        ii |i     750   ..    60o   ''
"  ' "     900   "   60o   "
'Men's Cotton Sox worth 16o for IOo a pair.
"          "       "       "     20o "   16o     "
" '        ' 26o "  80o    >•
Men's Summer Undershirts worth 40o for S6o eaoh
" '.' '.' "     60c "  40o   "
" " •• "      86o "  COo   "
" " " <>     80o "  0Oo   "
*' " '< M   91.60 " |J,00 "
J. Horner,
mfOO Westminster Ave. Opp. Carnegie Library.
Electric Light
Along lnterurbnn|Ry> Line
The Electric Lighting Line has now been
extended from Gladstone Station to Burnaby
Power House.
Any residents wishing to install the light
will please make application to the Lighting
Department, where further information will
be cheerfully given.
British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Ltd.
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