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 Devoted to the interests  of Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver.
-Stahlished April 8th, 181)9.   WnoLE No. 441.
Mt-. Pleasant,   Vancouver-,   B.C.,   Saturday,  -Sept. 28,^ 1907.
(Ntnth Year.)   Vol. 9, No. 85
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AINLESS, and by the most Skillful Operators known to the
profession. Our Specialists ark -all Graduates, Liscensed
COLUMBIA. We givp you n Written Protective Guarantee for
10 years with all Dental Work.
147 Hastings st*
Telephone 1606.
Office Hours: 8 a.m.,  to 9 p.m.;   Sundays 9 a.m.,   to 2 p.m.
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Are you tired of the old
soiled bag and puree?
There is no need of carrying an. unsatisfactory leather :
nrliclo when thero is snch a
display of handbags, purses,
wallets^ etc., in our store.
The heal; French,' English
and American manufacturers
arc represented in our stock.
SttfaS un.   •
Jewelers __ DIAMOND  Jkrchants
Coruer Hastiugs ar.d Granville Sts,
Geo.   E.   TROREY,,
Mnnn^iig Director.
For   loetil   news   subscribe . for  THE
ADVOCATK bitty SI £oV 12 months.
The kind we
M. A. W.Co.
Ht. Pleasant Branch.
'Phone 790.      Free Delivery.
We make a Specialty of Physicians Prescriptions.
Beg to thank the inhabitants of Mt. Plensaut for their loyal support.
Our first week in business has provod beyond n doubt that our pntrous fnlly
npprccintc the value cf Good Goods at a lioiniuiil cost, and futhernvore, we wish
to say, that, our only aim ahd ambition will be to study the wants of our
neighbors on the Hill to prevent their making long and tedious trips down-town
nnd to buy at the same prices.
Wellings& Rae **■-«*
Westminster & Seventh Aves.   Ml. Pleesatlt.
Head Office • - Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Authorized Capital   (6.000.000
Cor. Westminster aud Ninth avenues.
Drafts and Bunk Moiiriy Orders
A General Banking   business
Wc invite you to Start an account in our
interest compounded mmjfe times a year.
Open Saturday Nkjhts, 7 io 9 o'clock.
j. e. Hawkshaw, tobi-agor
Lawn Grass Seeds
Clover and Timothy Seeds,
Pratt's Poultry nnd Animal Foods.
Pratt's Lice Killer,
Holly Chick Food,  BeefsorapB, Etc.
S    KEITH  Corm"   NINT" avenue   &
Telephone   lti:t7.
Jiieorpor&teu urnti.
Ifflt. Pleasant Brat itch
Capital Paid-up .... *8,000.000.
Reserve Fmid-_,.. iS4.ii90.O0O.
and upwards, received and iuriirest
allowed tliRi't'i'i. Compounded
FOUR time; yearly. .
7 to 8 o'clock.
W. A. Schwartz, Manager.
If you miss The ABWc-TB pdh miss
Ww local ne*-
Local Items.
For Local News Read The Advocate
Changes for advertisements should be
in before Thursday uoou to inauro their
Mt. Pleasant L. O. L. No. 1842, will
meet on Thursday evening next. All
Orangemen cordially invited to attend.
A session in the Arch Degree will be
held and after the candidates are
advanced refreshments will be served.
Mr W. R. Owen leaves today for
Victoria to attend the High Court
session of tho Independent Order of
Foresters. Besides representing Court
Vancouver of Mt. Pleasant Mr. Owen
is Oue of the High Auditors of the
High Court of B. O.
The Helping Hand Society of Alexandra Hive, L. O T. M., will hold a
Progressive Whist. Social on Tuesday
Oct. 8th, in tho K P Hall, Mt. Pleasant.
Au impromptu program will be given*
and all Ladies of the Macoabees and
frieuds will be made welcome.
Patronize tho those who advertize iii
your Local Paper, "The Advocate."
Miss Ina Slocum, recently from
Toronto, has been appointed Choir
Leader aud Organist of the Mt. Pleasant
I—ptist Church. Miss Slocum is au
accomplished vocalist aud musician aud
the Choir of this church will undoubtedly improve under hev able instruction.
No more Toothache after using
Thompson's Toofuciiv Drops. Price loe.
M. A. W. Co.'s Postoffice Drug  Stoic.
Mrs. Dan McLeod of Sixth avenue
east, arrived ho_e Suuday after a five
mouths tour of Eastern Canada and the
largo cities of tho Eastern and Southern
States. Of the juiiuoroiis cities slie has
visited Mrs. Mel—od thinks none of
tin _i compare with our beautiful city
of Vaucouver.
Before startiug on a shopping tour
look over tho advertisements iu the
This Saturday afternoon tho Maple
Leaf uud New Westmiustor lacrosse
teams play their final match iu the
schedule at, the Royal City. If ithe
Leafs win they will tie for the championship with the Westminsters, aud
every supporter of the Leafs is devoutly
hoping thoy will win, The Leafs have
been training hard aud ore iu good
condition, and a victory is anticipated.
Each soperato advertizement iu this
paper has its sepernto errand to per.
form—look them over.
Rev. H. W. Piercy, Pustor.
Sunday Sept. 20th.—Morning subject:
"The Sympathy of Christ.1' Evening
subject: (4rh of series) "Tile Resurrection."
Sunday School nnd Young Men s
Pible Class at 2::io p in,
.a.*.."t 'ixx+z
AU kinds—all prices    Air-tights from $2.50 o£,
in fact, everything for the home.
We arc always pleased to have yon call **"tW wBffiHin. 'out s'tocK.
i    i*    _ti   _*   ■ *^  Mt. PLE/$A-\1
J. A. nett, Ltd. HARDWARE STORE,
ays *
Tel. 417.
The FIRST LOT of orir
Come in and see them, you
will find for Style and Gon-
erul Appearance they are
hard to beat. PRICES $12.
815, $18 and $20.
RAIN COATS: $9. $10.50,
$12 and $15.
(        2415 Westminster avonuo
Mt. Pleasant.
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'The Advocate" 6 months for 50c.
PIN! Canadian [
Oatmeal, Clear Glycerine,
Lime 'Juice, Glycerine tad
Lar&e Milled OakeS $6 per
cafee, 6 for 25c.
Perfumed S-r_.*p_
Speoial Line 25c ahd S5c per box.
Drtig Store
dor.   Seventh & Westminster
a\-enues.   'Phone 2236.
Physicians'  Prescription
a specialty.
Dominion    Express   Money
Orders issued.
JUST ARRIVED A    D' fcj   A   C   f-t  P   C
SHIPMENT OF....     r    JC  /_   \S   I I   C.  4^
nnd in order to sell them quickly
tho prico is    $1.25   per crate:
in I4-Lb.
fp%   2425  Westminster Ave"
'Phone  322
King's Heat flarket     j
R. Porter & SottS.       2321 Westminster Ave.    3
WhoSesole and ftetaSS
Dealers in all kinds of Fhesh and Salt Meats.   Orders solicited from all '•'
parts of Mount Pleasunt and Fnirview.    Prompt Delivery.
£ FRESH FISH DAILY.   Poultry in season.   Tei. 9806. *.
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Pleasant  mkthodist
J. P Westnuin, Pastor.
Sept. 211th.—Rally Day
Services all day. Love Foast at 10 a.m.
Morning sermon Subject: ''What
answer shall wo give " Eveuing subject: "A Home Message "
Afternoon Tppen Session" of tht
Suuday School. Addresses by Mr. If. J
Knott, and Rev. Mr Muirhend, Western
Secretary of International Sunday
School Association
A welcomt. awaits you.
"The Advocate" renders ard asked io
issist in making the personal hud local
irems as complete as possible. Bend of
fmoue items.
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WaS! Papers
c PAPERS are as Iuterest-
ing in design as they are
iiilininilile in color.
The assortment includes
many prints and designs
of unusual interest.
It will be greatly to your
advantage if you Call nnd
before buying elsewhere,
and prices will not, cnuse
you to postpdno purchasing-
tym. Stanley & Co.
NohtheUn Bank Block.
$   Ninth & Westmiuster aVeuuBI.
ti 'Phone A1695,
SaUe wiih
Read tho New "York Dentul Parlors
advertiscmeuV lu this pnpt-r, thfeU go to
k«w fijHt tl%-ttil Parltfs*- m $m Work
TheCahadian Bank
of Commerce
Deposttsof One Eoi i.ar and upwanV
received and intereej pUowed thercoi
B-uik Money Orders issued •
A General Banking Busines!*.1
OFFIOJ.; HobltS: 10 a.m. to B p.m
SaiI'IUiays: 10 a tn to 12 in., ', lo s p.m.
East End Branch
414 Wosfti.instcf      C; W. DURRAN"*'
aveuu"': kuifjl**-!' HI
Partners of
. _U<_or of "Cm** Erf*
the Tide
Copyright.  1900,  by  A.  S. Buna   _• Co.
N "Weeks' store" was to be
found an assortment of wares
ranging from potatoes and
razors to molasses and ladies'
dress goods. Somewhere within this
extensive range was a limited supply
of what Mr. Weeks" advertisement In
the Item called "Youths', Men's and
Children's Clothing In Latest Styles at
Moderate Prices." The styles were
"late" —about a year late —and the
prices were moderate when the
lengthy period of credit given to customers is taken Into consideration.
Captain Titcomb, exchanging greetings with the half dozen loungers by
the stove, whose business there was,
as Mr. Weeks himself said, "to swap
bad tobacco smoke for heat," passed to
the rear of the store, followed by Bradley. There be proceeded to select an
entire outfit for the boy calculated to
clothe him in successive layers from
the skin outward. Wben the pile of
garments on the counter was complete
the captain and Mr. Weeks entered into a lengthy argument concerning
price. There was a "Sunday hat" Involved In the transaction, and about
tills piece of headgear the battle
waged fiercest.
"It's too much money, Caleb," said
the captain finally. "I guess I'll try
the New York store. Tom Emery's
always treated me fair enough, and
I'll give him a chance. Come on,
"I'll take off a quarter on the suit,"
conceded the storekeeper, who was
loath to see so much custom go to a
"No," was the reply, "that ain't
enough to amount to anything. Tell
you what I'll do. Caleb. Throw In that
Sunday hat and I'll take the lot and
pay you cash for It and run my risk of
glttln' the money."
So the bargain was concluded on that
basis. Bradley retired to the back
room and emerged clothed In his new
garments and tremendously conscious
of the fact. The captain said he looked so fresh that you could "smell the
paint on him."
"Say. Caleb." said "Squealer" Wlxon
after Captain Titcomb and his protege
had left the premises, "did Ez tell you
who that boy wns?"
"No, he didn't. I hinted two or three
Bm«s, but he wouldn't say."
"Well, I'll tell yon. Twas the old
maids' boy—Ben Nlckerson's son. Barney said he brought him over ln the
coach last night."
"You don't mean It!" exclaimed the
chopfallen Mr. Weeks. "Well, if that
ain't enough to— Ez made me throw
lu a hat that was wuth a dollar 'n' a
ha'f 'cause he said he'd pay cash for
everything aud take his chance of glttln' his mouey back. And Prissy and
Tempy always pay cash for everything.
Reg'lar Titcomb trick!"
The loafers about the store roared
with delight.
"Oh, I tell you," remarked "Squealer,"
"you've got to keep your weather eye
peeled when you're dealln' with Cap'n
Ez. He'll have you, head and scales,
If you alo't careful."
"That's all right," grumbled "Bluey"
Bacheldor, "but he'll git fetched up all
standln' some of these days. You can
call him smart lf you want to, but It's
pretty rlbky smartness, most folks
think. You notice bis schooner's always makin' record trips, and he's always havln' presents give hlin ond all
that. How many presents did you
have give to you, Cap'n Jabez, when
you was runnin' a coaster?"
"Not a one," Indignantly replied the
person addressed, Captalu Jabez Bailey. "Not a one. What I got I had to
work for."
It may be that Captain Jabez overworked during his sea experiences. Certainly no ono ln Orlmm had knowu him
to do a stroke of work since be retired
to live on his wife's earnings as a
"Well," commented Captain Erl
Hedge, who was not a member of the
circle, but had dropped In to buy some
tobacco, "I like Cap'n Ez. He docs
lovo to git the best of a bargain, and
he's a 'driver' on a vessel, and perhaps
he likes to shave the law pretty close
sometimes. Ez Is n reg'lar born gambler for takln' chunces, but I never
knew him to do a mean trick."
"What do you call that game he put
up on tho old maids?" asked "Squealer." "You knew 'bout that, didn't you,
Jabez? Seems Prissy and Tempy
wanted to sell that little piece of cran-
b'ry swamp of theirs 'cause It didn't
pay them to take care of It and keep It
ill. fiiULDe.. L'ris."., told  fiati.  VifiMt*
abOTit It,' and Soth said he didn't want
It, but that he'd give them so and so—
a fair price, consid'rin'. Well, tbey
was goin' to sell it to Seth, but Ez
comes home 'bout that time, hears of
the deal and goes to Prissy and buys
It for $50 mor'n Seth offered. And Inside of three months along comes that
Ostable company and buys all that
land for their big swamp. They say
Titcomb made rnore'n n hundred dollars out of that deal. If you don't
think that's n mean trick, Cap'n Erl,
you ask Seth Wiugate what he thinks
of lt."
"I know about that," said Captain
Erl calmly, "and I think it was jest
another case of Ez's takin' chances,
that's all. Seth's growlin' Is only sour
grapes. Ez kuew the Ostable folks
was talkln' 'bout layin' out a big
swamp over here some time or other.
He jest bought the Allen piece and
run his risk. You notice Prissy and
Tempy ain't findin' no fault. They
think he's the only man ln town. Fact
Is, he Is the only man, outside of the
minister, that they'll have any deal-
In's with. Queer pair in' off that is—
Ez and the minister!" he chuckled.
"Oh, women's fools, anyhow," snorted Captain Jabez savagely. "Ez Titcomb always could wlud 'em' 'round
his fingers. He's been next door to
keepln' comp'ny with more glrls'n a
few in this town sence he was old
enough to leave school, but he don't
go fur enough to git engaged or nothln'
like that. Minute there's any talk that
he's likely to git married to one of 'em
away goes Ez, and that's the end of
that courtln'. And yet, spite of their
talk 'bout his bein' slick snd hints thnt
he's tricky they're always heqvln' up
to a feller, 'How smart Cap'n Titcomb
Is,' and 'Why don't you mnke mone;,
same as Cap'n Ezry?' 'Nough to make
an honest man sick."
Captain Erl made his purchases and
went home, but the others continue-
to dissect Ezra Tltcomb's character,
and the general opinion seemed to be
that he would "bear watchln*."
Meanwhile the captain, unconscious
of all this, piloted Bradley to the corner of the road upon which the Allen
sisters lived, and there left him with
a message to the effect that he (the
captain) would call next day. Then he
sought his room at the "Traveler's
Rest," there to read the paper of the
day before, while the boy, with.his big
bundle of old clothes and new "extras,"
walked homeward alone.
The Allen house was on the "lower
road," and to reach It you turned the
corner Just above "Web" Saunders'
billiard room and went on past "Lem"
Mullett's stable, and the Methodist
"buryln' ground"—the sects in Orham
cannot, apparently, agree even after
they are dead, for each denomination
has Its separate cemetery—past the
late Captain Saunders' estate and on
up the hill overlooking the bay. Bradley had just reached the little house
next door to the Aliens, when, through
the side gate of Its yard, there darted
a small, ragged looking dog, barking
as If It went by steam. It was followed by a big dog. also barking, and this
In turn was followed by another and
still another. None of the animals was
handsome and none looked as If It wa«
good for much except to bark, but
each seemed to feel that lt was Its spe
clal duty to devour the boy before the
others got a chance nt him. On thej
came, a noisy procession, growling and
Bradley put down his bundle and
looked nbout for a stone, but the snow
covered the road, and there were no
stones In sight. ITe poised himself on
one foot antl held the other ready for
a kick. The dogs formed a circle about
him and the racket was blood curdling.
out of the gate darted a slim girl In
a red dress, brandishing a broom.
"They won't hurt youl" she screamed, running to the rescue. "Stop it, Pe-.
ter! Be quiet, Rags! Go home, Tuesday! Wlnlleld, I'll give It to you!"
The dogs dodged the broom and retired to a safe distance, wagging their
tails and doing their best to Indicate
that they were only making believe
uuyhow. WInfield, the small dog that
had led the attack, was the most persistent, and he snapped at the broom
In high glee, evidently considering that
It was waved for bis particular amuse
"They got away before I could sto.
'em," panted the girl. "Grandma's
gone to the store, and I went out lu the
Woodshed to play with 'em, and tbey
bounced out of the door flrst thing.
They don't mean anything; they're just
full of it, that's all."
"I wasn't scared," said Bradley. "1
didn't believe they'd bite. I like dogs."
"Do you?" said the girl eagerly. "So
do. JL • -nuidiu" rov« ■—» t_mml too.   Iq
moderation. The old maids don't
though. Oh, I forgot. You're the old
maids' boy, ain't you? I saw you out
in their yard with Miss Prissy this
"Yes, I saw you too. You live ln here,
don't you ?"
"Um-hum. Oh, my goodness! I
haven't got any rubbers on, and grandma said lf I got my feet wet today she
didn't know but she'd skin me. I must
go right back and dry 'em before she
conies. I've had a cold; that's why I
ain't to school. How'll I ever get theso
dogs In?"
"I'll help you If you want me to,"
volunteered Bradley.
"Will you? That's splendid. Come
Bradley carried his bundle to tbe
back steps of the little house nnd then
returned to assist at the dog catching.
It wasn't an easy operation, but n tin
dish scientifically ruttled by bis new
acquaintance tempted all but the wary
WInfield, and a bone finally decoyed
the latter Inside the woodshed, and the
door was slammed and bolted upon the
humbugged pack.
"There," exclaimed the girl, "that's
all right! I hope grandma won't notice
the tracks In the snow. If she's only
forgot her glasses it's all right. Now
come Into the kitchen till I put my
feet In the oven. What's your name?"
"Bradley Nlekerson. Most folks call
me Brad."
"That's a good name. My last name's
Baker. I hate my flrst one—It's Augusta. Ain't that the worst? Grandma
calls me 'Gusty.' Ugb! You can culi
me 'Gus' if you want to. If sounds
more like a boy's name. I wish I was
a boy."
"Oh, because a boy can do things and
doesn't have to be 'ladylike.' If I was
a boy nobody would think it was funny
for me to like dogs, and I could have
as many as I wanted."
"I should think you had a good mat»y
now.   Where did you get 'em all?"
"Oh. Just found 'em. Rags came
here oue day bimself. I call him Rags
becpuse he looks as If he was all
ravelin's. And Peter, the blacksmith
gave to me. Said I could have him If
I'd get him out of his sight. He sort
of named himself. And Tuesday was
named that because I fouud him on
Tuesday when I was on a picnic over
to East Harnlss. Aud WInfield—he's
the newest one—came ou Cap'n Burgess' fishing schooner and nobody
wanted him, so they gave him to me.
I named him WInfield because his face
looks like our schoolteacher, WInfield
Scott Daniels; hateful old thing!
Wouldn't he be mad If he knew I
named a dog after Him! You're goin'
to school, ain't you?"
"I s'pose so. They haven't said anything about It yet."
"I hope you will. You'll be upstairs,
of course."
"Upstairs" means, in Orham, the
grammar and Higher grades. "Downstairs" Is the primary department.
Bradley answered that he supposed he
should be "upstairs." He was Just beginning to eo "upstairs" In Wellmouth.
(To Be Continued)
Danger FT-om Avalanches.
The avalanche in the Rockies whic)
wiped out a Canadian Pacific train ii
ort" nf fbe dangers of travel against
which, unfortunately, it is impossiblr
to guard. Tn the mountainous regions
particularly in the northern part o<
the continent, huge masses of snov
and ioe collect on the sides and tops
of the elevations, and a change o'
temperature will dislodge fhem. and
precipitate them to the valley below
Wnere n line of railway lies in the
path nf the avalanche the damage is
naturally very great. Tn order to pro
feet the railway the Canadian Pacific
has hnee snow sheds in tho more exposed parts of its route. These structures cover the line nnd nre built in
such n wav ns to permit th° rush n<
snow ie, siirnn over the railway into
the vollov. pn. tbo entire line cannot
be roofed in nnd thus it happens thnt
accidents occur. It is fortunate that
the Infest calamity was unaccompanied bv loss of life.
New England Indian Pudding.
Scald a quurt of milk, mix together
one cup of molassea. five tablespoonfuls of Indian meal, one tablespoonful
of flour, one teaspoonful of salt, one
teaspoonful of clunamon and stir all
Into the scnlded milk. Boil for teu
minutes, turn Into a baking dish and
bake ln a slow oven for three hours.
When half done, pour in a pint of cold
Perhaps the best exercise for
strengthening the legs Is running, and
lf lt can't be done indoors take a stationary run in the house. Begin by
slowly raising one foot after the other,
weight on the balls of the feet, and
throw the feet backward. Increase
the time until you are lifting the feet
very rapidly, then decrease the time.
in buying basting thread it is always well to remember that basting
thread of an inferior quality ls really
a better Investment than the more expensive make, as lt is usually finer and
less liable to leave * mark on delicate
When you wish to press a new waist
fold a clean sheet so that there will
be four thicknesses, pin tightly over
Ironing board, sprinkle with
wsier and press tha w»lat «q It
Origin of the Emblem of Authority
Used  In Congress.
At the right of the speaker's desk
In the hall of the house of representatives in the capltol at Washington
stands a large . cylindrical pedestal
made of highly polished green marble.
When the house Is called to order
each day, the sergeant at arms or one
of his deputies places upon tbe pedestal the mace, which Is the symbol of
authority In the house. When the body
adjourns he removes lt and keeps lt in
safety until the house meets again.
This mace ls of very ancient and
honorable origin. Under the old Roman republic tbe magistrates passed
on foot from one place to another administering Justice, trying public offenders and imposing penalties.
Each of these magistrates was attended by a small body of men knows
as lictors, whose duty lt was to make
way for the officers of the lnw, preserve order, make arrests and Inflict
punishment on condemned citizens.
Each of these lictors carried with
him a bunch of rods tied together
with thongs and having an ax hound
to the outside of it. The thongs were
used for scourging and the ax for
beheading. Sentences Imposed b.v the
magistrates were at once carried out
Those bundles of rods were known us
fasces. When the Romans conquered
Britain the use of the fasces as a symbol was brought with tbem. and many
other Roman customs remained with
the British people.
While It was no longer used for Inflicting punishment, lt continued to be
used as a symbol by the early English
magistrates, and. when an officer appeared carrying the fasces his authority was immediately accepted hy
all. It was, In effect, his badge of
The English form of the fasces was
Bligbtly changed ln that the ax was
placed Inside of the bundle of rods,
with the blade protruding from the
Tbe great councils of the early
Saxons gradually developed into one
general body, which In the fourteenth
century became known as the bouse
of commons. In all these earlier councils the use of the fasces was continued, but lt then came to be known
as the mace, whlcb bas remained as
the emblem of legislative authority In
that body down to the present day.
The house of representatives of the
United States was modeled closely
after the house of commons by the
framers of our constitution, and the
usage of the mace was borrowed from
the English custom.
The flrst mace adopted by the house
was destroyed by fire wben the British burned the capitol In 1814. From
1814 until 1842 a mace of painted wood
did service, but in the latter year the
present mace was made after the model
of tbe  original  one.
Your sons probably please you as
well as you pleased your father.
If you don't look carefully after your
own affairs, wbo do you Imagine will?
A good many people try to administer
forgiveness and punishment at the
same time.
About all some men get for tbelr
efforts to be dignified Is a reputation
of having the swelled bead.
The greatest triumph for a boy Is
the privilege of being accepted as an
equal by boys somewhat older tban
Don't begin to wonder bow other
people cau afford so many things that
you can't afford. That is a big step In
the direction of growing envious aud
We have noticed that people who do
exactly as they please, whether tbelr
friends llko It or not get along about
as well as those who are always trying
to please.
Tobacco Smoke Poisonous.
It Is often said tbat tobacco smoke
Is a powerful germicide. The composition of tobacco smoke Is complex,
the principal constituents being oils of
a tarry nature. Nicotine Itself Is a
strong -femicide, but the quantity of
this poison ln tobucco smoke Is minute.
The oily matter whlcb accumulates In
a tobacco pipe is highly poisonous, but
does not contain auy i»ppreciable quantity of nicotine, the chief constituent
of this residue being a very poisonous
oil known as pyridine. Tobacco smoke
contains a decided quantity of carbon monoxide, which Is a prese, vatlve
and which must possess germicidal
properties. One of the principal constituents accounting for the germicidal
properties of tobacco smoke Is the powerful    antiseptic    formaldehyde.
Little Pitchers.
Tommy—Wby. Mr. Smith, you didn't
go In the ocean steamer after all, did
Guest—What makes you ask thnt.
Tommy? I bad no Idea of going in the
Tommy—Well, a" the same, mamma
said. When papa told ber he bad asked
you to dinner, why did he do tbat, because she was sure you would be half
■over.—Baltimore America il
•hrfori* Students  Willing to  Pai   For
"To one Oxford 'rag,' $1,500." Thia
is the bill which the students of
Christ Church have been called upon
to settle for the little jollification they
indulged in recently to celebrate their
securing the headship of the river for
thi first time in fifty years. Doubtless
the"' average person will think it a
dear price to pay for a little horseplay—a bonfire with a grandstand as
fuel, a few black eyes, and several
policemen's helmets, more or less
battered, now on secret show at
Christ Church college. But gay undergrade have no objection to paying
lor their "sport."
Some  Oxford   Rowdyism.
It is not so long ago that some Oxford men were called upon to pay th&
post of amusing themselves by pelting the actors and actresses of a certain theatre with rotten fruit, spoiling
dresses and scenery, and afterwards
dismantling the auditorium by breaking up the seats. When the manager
presented his bill it was promptly
settled, and he was laughingly told*
that he could now renovate his
theatre. Furthermore, he was invite-
by the students to a dinner which it
was proposed to give to the actors
and actresses in order to soothe their
-uffled feelings.
How many shopkeepers and hotel
proprietors at Oxford and Cambridge
have received compensation for damage done to their establishments it
would be impossible to say, but tho
uumber must be considerable.
Object to  Punishment.
One of the features of varsity "rag-
ring" is that the students strongly
•esent any punishment being meted
mt to one of their number by the college authorities for an offense against
«ood manners.
Not long ago, for instance, a member of Queen's college, and a "rugger
Dlue," was "sent down" for "ragging" in a man's rooms, and the severe punishment was much resented
3y his brother undergrads. To mark
\heir disapproval a funeral procession was organized, composed of somo
'.hirty cabs, headed by one containing
the victim dressed in black, with
.rape hanging from the top hat he
wore. The cortege left Queen's at a
"•uneral pace, the drivers having crape
attached to their whips, and most of
the followers displaying crape. At the
station a large crowd had assembled.
Groans were given for the Queen's
dons and cheers for the "blue," and.
the train departed amidst a most exciting scene to the strains of "Auld
Lang Svne" and "He's a Jolly Good
English   Maidens   In  Olden   Days  Indulged   Freely   In  Habit.
Who were the first "kisser" and
"kissee?" The query is very difficult
of solution, for the origin of kissing
is shrouded in mystery, although
kissing has been practise!*' by civilized nations in every era of the world.
Biblical records do not enlighten
us as to whether our first parents indulged in the habit. The first kiss
on record was the one given by Jacob
to Rachel, when he met her at the
well. In the New Testament St. Paul
admonishes his followers to greet
one another with a holy kiss. And in
the time of the Romans kissing the
hand to a god was a sign of adoration.
From all accounts extant, English
people—unemotional and prosaic as
they are characterized—appear to
have been among the*-"first to have
exploited the joys of kissing, and to
render it a universal habit.v And
then, again, in no other country but
England has the mistletoe plant attained such popularity. Even Erasmus wrote to a friend the following:
'Englishwomen are divinely pretty
and good-natured. They have an excellent custom, thnt wherever you
rind yourself the girls kiss you. They
kiss you when you come, they kiss
you when you go: they kiss you at
every opportunity between whiles."
Numerous other illusions to the prac-
.ice prove that Erasmus was not
guilty of any exaggeration, although
the habit became a theme of gossip
ill over Europe.
Shooting the Steenbuck.
Many of tlie poor Boers lu tho Transvaal, by whom ull the shooting lhat
Is done ls for the pot and not for sport,
have perfected n system of shooting
with the assistance of oxen. A steenbuck has no four of cattle and will
lie still even if they graze right up to
him. The hunter gets together a few
cattle and with his gun walks behind
them In such a way that he cannot bo
seen from the front. Great care has to
be exercised to drive the oxen so that
they may seem to be grazing naturally. The hunter must be ready to shoot
without having to alter his position.
The slightest movement ls noticed by
the buck.
Peculiarities of Long Island.
The class Iu geography In one of the
Brooklyn schools wus asked by the
teacher. "What are some of the natural
peculiarities of Long Island?"
The pupils tried to think, nnd, after
awhile, a boy raised his hand.
"I kuow," said he.
"Well, what are they?" asked tha
"Why." said the boy. with a triumphant look, "on the south side you
tee the sea and on the north side you
hear the sound."
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It is quite possible that, while you
"know of Dr. Chase's Ointment as a
■cure for eczema, psoriasis and the
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There are m'nor forma of skin
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blotches, irritation, or poisoning
from the clothing, etc., which disfigure and form a starting point for
serious trouble.
A few applications of Dr. Chase's
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Miss C. Stanley-Jones, professional
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occupation as a nurse I have come j
across many cases in which Dr. i
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extraordinary results. One case I
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months, who was in a bad way with
scaly head. It was a really nasty
case, causing the child to suffer very
much and to be very troublesome. I
persuaded the mother to use Dr.
Chase's Ointment, and in ten days
the child was entirely  cured.
"Another case was that of a lady
who was greatly troubled with eczema
on the face. The doctor was dosing
her with medicine, which was doing
no good. In this case cure was effected in seven days witli only one
box of Dr. Chase's Ointment. Both
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Dr. Chase's Ointment is delightfully pure and creamv, is pleasant to
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Had   Enough  Toothpicks I
A well known sculptor tells the fol-i'
lowing story:— j
"Whenever I see a toothpick I
think of a dinner that was given in
Rome in honor of two Turkish noblemen.
"I sat- beside the younger of the
noblemen. He glittered with go.d
embroidery ancl great diamonds, but
nevertheless I pitied him sincere.y,
for he was strange to our table manners, and some of liis errors were
both  ludicrous and painful.
"Towards the dinner's end a servant extended to the young man a
plate of toothpicks. He waved tlie
plate away, saying in a low and bitter voice:
"'No, thank you; I have already
eaten two of the accursed things,
and  I  want no more.' "—Tit-Bits.
Almost a Tragedy
"Forgotten the bait!" yelled the
first fisherman. "Why, you blank
idiot, how in thunder "
"Here! What's the matter with
you " retorted the other. "You had
as much right to remember the can
aB I had. When I put the worms
in it I "
"Oh! the can; I thought you meant
you had foreotten tne bottie."—
Philadelphia   Press.
Beware   ot    Ointments   tor   Oatarrh    that
Contain Mercury,
fi* mercury will mirely destroy the genet-
of Bincl] and completely derange tbe
whole system when entering it through
the mucous surfaces Such article- should
never be used except on prescriptions
from reputable physicians, as the dam
age they will do Is ten fold to the good
you can possibly derive from them
Ball's Catairh Core, manufactured by F
J Cheney a Co., Toledo, Ohio., contains
no mercury and Is taken Internally,
acting directly npon the blood and mno
ous surfaoes of the system. In buying
Hall's Oatarrh Oure be sure yon get the
genuine. It Is takes Internally and
made in Toledo, Ohio, by t. J. Cheney
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Take  Hall's Family   Pills for eonstlpa
j Asbestos   Horseshoes
Asbestos horseshoes are the invention*- of a Honolulu blacksmith. It
is said there has long been a demand
for such an article. Visitors to the
volcano near Honolulu usually ride
from the Volcano House down into
the pit and across to the Halemau-
man pit on horses. But the heat
underneath the floor of Kilauea has
been increasing to such a degree
that the horses' feet suffer, hence
the need of non-heat-conducting
"Who is the happier: the man who
has a million or the one who has
seven  children?"
"The man who has seven children."
"But whv?"
"Because the man who has a million desires more, and the man with
seven children has sufficient."—II
A Sound Stomach Means a Clear
Head—The high pressure of a nervous life which business men of the
present day are constrained to live
make draughts upon their vitality
highly detrimental to their health.
It is only b.v the most careful treatment that they nre able to keep
themselves alert and active in their
various callings. Many of them know
the value of Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills in regulating the stomach and
consequently keeping the head clear.
Farmer Hayrick—What is the prospect for this summer?
Farmer Corncrib—Fine. I have ten
cows for the railroad to run over and
any number of hogs for them auto
fellers.    I oughter clear $500.—Puck.
The word 'fidget,'" explained the
teacher, "means to move about.
Now, children, I want one of you to
step to the blackboard and write a
sentence containing the word 'fidget.' "
Forth stepped the little wise boy
who wrote : "This store drill fidget
June   1st."
"But who ever heard of a store
fidgeting, Johnny?" asked the
"I don't know, but the sign on a
store down town says that it will
move  about June  1st."—Judge.
The youngest member of tlie family had taken enthusiastically to nv-
rography. ''
She had just executed a design
representing a little girl playing with
the cut in front of an old-fashioned
"It is well done, Bertha." snid her
mother, inspecting it; "but vou have
| managed somehow to make 'the little
girl look scared."
"That's all right, mamma." replied
Bertha. A burnt child dreads the
lire. —Chicago Tribune.
Chairman Knapp of the Interstate'
Commerce  Commission  told  in New
York   the  other  day  a  French  railway story.
"A traffic manager," he said,
came to the president of the line
and  exclaimed  disconsolately:
"'We are having no end of trouble
with the public, sir, about those old
dark blue cars. Everybody says they
bump so frightfully in comparison
with the new ljght blue ones, which,
of course, run very smoothly.'
"'Humph!' said the president; 'we
must attend to this matter at once.
Have all the old cars painted light
blue immediately.' "—San Antonio
I object to your attentions to my
daughter!" cried the irate parent
and thereupon kicked the young
man out of the house.
. As he picked himself up the rejected suitor murmured, meditatively
I admit that the old man's objections carry weight. "-Baltimore
Minard's    Liniment    Cures
I If your children moan nnd are
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countenance, picking of the nose etc
etc., you may depend upon it that
the primary cause of the trouble is
worms. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator effectually removes these
pests, at once relieving the little sufferers.
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The weak woman can depend upon
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Williams Medicine Co., Brockville
Vice-Admiral Ijuin, of the Japanese navy, has stated that Japan will
hold rigorously to the plans for naval
increase which she has mapped out.
"Have you many friends?"
"Yes.   Everybody   who   lends   me
money is my friend.    Do   you   wish
to become one?"—Lustige Blaetter.    i
I see that an eminent phvsician
declares' that two hours of sleep before midnight are worth much more
than  six  after that hour."
"Nonsense- Two hours of sleep
after you're called in the morning
are worth more than anything else."
—Philadelphia   Press.
You May
Need It
Ask your doctor about the
wisdom of your keeping Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral in the house,
ready for colds, coughs, croup,
bronchitis. If he says It's all
right, then get ■ bottle of it
at once. Why not show a
little foresight in such matters?
Early treatment, early cure.
Wo publlih oar formal*!
Ws banish sloohol
from our — s— loln.a
Ws art* you to
oon.ult josr
Many a boy is called dull and stupid,
when the whole trouble is due to a luy
liver. Ve firmly believe your own doctor will tell you that an occasional dose
of Ayer's Pills will do such boys a great
deal of good. They keep the liver active.
Mat* *T**ei.Q. A*** 0*m Lewsll. Mt**,
Tn their efforts to advertise goods
shonkeepers sometimes err in the
matter of properly expressing their
ideas. Tn the window of a prominent
dealer in women's wear the follow-
intr  sign  was  displayed:
"Women's shirtwaists, 08 cents.
Thev won't last long at this price."
The window was full of the articles
in question, but most of the women
who paused to look  said:
"Well, if thnt's the case I don't
think I'll buy."—Philadelphia Ledger.
A father and mother, with six
children, snent their holiday at the
seaside. Tmmediatelv on arrival
thev set about looking for cheap
At length they came to a notice
of n "furnished room tc let," and
merle inaiiiries.
"Oh. ves." snid the landlady in
answer to the father's ouestion. "It's
Vice the room is to let, but there's
onl"  one bed  in  it."
"Oh. Hint's nil richt," replied the
fnther: "we're used to roughing it,
The wife nnd bnirns'll sleep on the
floor."—London   Tntler.
Recently a district visitor in the
East End of London asked the wife
of a notorious drinker why she did
not keep her husband from the public  house.
"Well," she answered. "I 'ave
done my best, ma'am, but 'e will go
"Why don't you mnke your home
look  more  attractive?"
"I'm sure I've tried 'ard. to make
it 'omelike, ma'am." was the reply.
"I've took up the parlor carpet and
sprinkled sawdust on the floor, nnd
nut. a beer barrel in the corner: but,
lor', ma'am, it tnin't made a bit of
Double entry bookkeeping wns first
used in the mercantile cities of Italv,
notablv Venice and Florence, in the
fifteenth century.
Frnnz     Ketterer,     of    Switzerland,
mnde the first cuckoo clock in 1735.
■Pngraving on    copper    dates from
For Strains
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—of Stlfla —of Hough
—of Whlrlebone —of Knee
—of Fetlock —of Coffin Joint
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Transaction In Which Strabismus Was
Not a Handicap.
"There ls a small cross eyed boy living In this city who lf he doesn't lose
bis life through just retribution will
grow up to become a great financier,"
declared Jones. "For some time my
wife has possessed a yellow purp that
has uo earthly excuse for living. But
sbe thinks that be is the Quest dog in
the city nnd speuds most of her time
hugging him and kissing his dirty little
nose. Finally the dog worship became
bo unbearable to me that I resolved to
end the nuisance. Chancing to meet
a small cross eyed boy one day, 1 said
to him:
" 'See here, boy, do you want to earn
a dollar'/'
" -Sure!' snid he.
" 'Well, then,' said I, 'you go up to
my house, watch your chance and steal
the yellow cur that you will find hanging around there. When you get him
bring him down to my office and get
your dollar.'
"Within two hours the boy was back
with the cur tied to a rope.
"'What will I do with him, boss?
he asked after I paid him.
" 'I don't care,' I snapped. 'Drown
him if you want to.'
"That night I discovered my wife ln
tears, and I was Informed between
sobs that poor, dear little Fido waB
missing. The next day she had an advertisement Inserted in all the papers
offering Jl*) for his return. The third
day she met me joyfully at the door
and announced that Fido had been
" 'Where?* I asked, concealing a
" 'A little boy brought him back,' she
" 'What kind of a boy?' I asked suspiciously.
" 'A small cross eyed Lny with the
most honest face that I ever saw on a
boy. I gave him $10, it being all I had,
and told him if he would go down and
see you that I knew you would be glad
to add $5 to it'
"But the boy didn't show up. As a
matter of fact, I hadn't the slightest
Idea he would. I wouldn't mind giving him $5 if he would call."—Detroit
Free Press.
Rfif^d     t*. *0<mt better ceiling!.     Tell, of
*^ two thousand designs for every
Fn *7*  *p eort of structure from a catba-
a\ a__r _— j^i ((, a warehouee—proves why
B| our ceilings COit tess.    —_t ths
O   O   _t book.    Ask our nearest oflict.
The PEDLAR People!
Oshsw.    Montr.-     Ottawa    Toronlo     London    Wlnnlpas
— 1 «S       ■
False  Signal.
"You don't believe in romance, eh?"
said tbe old boarder.
"You bet your tintype I don't" sighed the young man with the bandage
around his head.  "I had my share."
"How was that?"
"Well, you see. I was forbidden to
call on my best girl, and ever)- night
she would sit out on the balcony and
at a certain hour strike a match. That
would be the signal for me to stick
my head through tbe vines and kiss
"Ah, very poetical!"
"Yes, but the other night I saw the
match flare up, stuck my head through
the vines and got the worst thrashing
I ever received. You see, the old man
happened to be out there lighting bis
pipe."—Chicago Tribune.
Johnnie's Story.
Johnny was detained after school one
day nnd told to write a story of fifty
words as a punishment, and, being
nnxious to join bis comrades, this ls
what be wrote:
"A little girl going home from school
one dny saw a little cat. Wishing to caress It, she called, "Here, puss, puss,
puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss,
puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss,
puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss,
puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss, puss
(50)."-Phlladelphia Ledger.
No  Nose to Speak ot   So He  Didn't.
A mother who had invited company
to dinner said to her young son,
"Freddy, don't say anything about
Mr. M.'s nose at the dinner table tonight."
"No'm," replied Freddy.
Just as the dessert was brought in
Freddy remarked in clear, distinct
"Ma, what did you tell me not to
say anything about Mr. M.'s nose for?
He hasn't got any."
Wisdom of the Raven.
Two collie dogs were hunting rab-
bitB, and tlie ravens were soaring
overhead. As the dogs drove tho rab
bit out into the open near the top of
a hill it ran straight into a trap and
was caught. As the dogs came near
the ravens came down and by loud
croaking managed to drive away both.
They then started to devour the
rabbit, which they quickly dispatch
*vm*y paxanmt
will kill
mora fllM than
of stloky paper
10c par packet, or ■ p*okata for -IBs.
will l_«t ex wholo .a-uon.
Stolen Pleasure
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The I a wrcnce-AVIllloms Co.. Toronto, Ont.
(Established April 8,1899.)
Pffice ! 2 4 5 0 Westminster avenue.
Knolisii Office—80 Fleet street,
Loudon, E. C, Eughuid Where a
file qf "The Advocate" is kept for
Mrs. R  Whitney, Publisher.
Ralph S. Gummings, Manager.
Maple  Leaf Lacrosse Team
(Subscription $1 a yoar   payable   in
5 oents a Oopy.
Tel. B1405.
Vancouver, B, 0., Sept. 28, 1907,.
The views of the Hob. R. L, Borden,
Reader of the  Conservative  Party   of
, Canada, on keeping B-^tish, Columbia
for the White Peoplo will be heurtily
, endorsed  by  every  me  interested in
1 the country's good.   He snys truly:
" Let us have a dtja tie&se.ol I_pej;ial
as well as   of  the  Canadian  interests
juvolved; let us appreciate the saneity
. of treaty rights and the respect which
must be paid to a great nation like
Japan, the ally and friend of Great
Britain ; let us remember the importance
. of trade relations with, both China aud
Japan, but above am, ^.et us never
FORGET THAT   THERE    ARE    CONSIDERATIONS   Greater   ani>   Higher;   than
Important News Items of the
Capt. and Mrs. Thos. Saeret gave an
oyster supper on Tuesday evening at
their pretty new home on Tenth avenue,
in honor of the Maple Leaf Lacrosse
Club. The parlor and dining room and
tallies were artistically decorated with
maple leaves and lacrosse sticks entwined with maple leaves were placed
over the doors and archway Chinese
lanterns were strung along the verandah and with their soft light made a
pretty scene. Some of the lacrosse boys
Mere out of town but the players present
were Messrs. H. Arnold, G. McKcown.
H. Laidljw, G. Traynor, A. Murray, R.
Ravey, V. Green, E. Ravey, Vice-President H. W. Howes, Rev. J. P. West-
man, H. Saeret, R. S. Cummings. The
guests did ample justice to the excellent repast provided by the hostess and
the evening throughout was most enjoyable. Mrs. Saeret was assisted in
receiving by the Misses Cox, Sydney
and Grimmerson.
Ottawa—Collingwood Schrieber, chief
, Engineer of the National Transcontinental railway, says that the Grand Trunk
i'acific will be completed from Saskatoon to Winnipeg and open for traffic
before tlie close of the year. Schrieber
lias the assurance of the G. T. P. that
this will be done.
Winnipeg, Man.—A cable says a valedictory meeting was held last night in
l.iiack Friar's ciiurch, Glasgow, to wish
r.odspeed to seventeen young Scotchmen
who have been selected by Kev. Mr.
.McLaren for missionary work in Northwest Canada. Mr., Sqiiieryille, formerly of British Columbia,- accompanied
them. Dr.Robbin, chaplain of ihc force,
formerly in Canada, addressed tlie nieet-
i«fc. To-day the party sailed by the A1-.
lai. liner. Sending these young men
out for missionary work in Canada has
awakened much interest in Scotland.
Ottawa, Out.—Mr. Alex. McLean,
Canadian '1 rade Agent in Japan, announces that the Japanese Government
lias decided to hold a great international
exhibition 111 Tokio in 11)12 and urges
that Canada should prepare to participate in a manner worthy oi the bo-
tllinion and its resources,
Dawson—One entire mininjj claim on
Poker creek and many others are partially thrown out of Canadian terr.lury
as the result of the- new international
Canadian-Alaskan boundary line and
the royalties and other fees which have
fch-n paid, amounting: to thousands oi
dollars, will be demanded as rciumls
from the Canadian Government.
Constance, Grand Duchy of Baden,—
Count i-erdinand Zeppelin, the German
tcronaut, to-day made tlie most successful aerial voyage hitherto achieved
in any dirigible balloon. He spent lour
(lOUM and seventeen minutes lu the air,:
completely circumnavigating the Lake of
Constance and passing over live uilt'er-
e;it states. The speed of the airsiiip is
estimated to, have been a,t least tlurcy-
eiglit miles au hour.,
Montreal—It was announced here ;
this morning that the. Dominion Line!
Steamship Company is to inaugurate a
passenger and freight service on. the.
Pacific ocean as soon as. the Grand '
Trunk Pacific railway is. completed to
Prince Rupert.
Toronto—A  strong plea  lor  an  ex-,
£ort duty on Canadian pulp w as one of,
tiie  features of  President  Henry Cock-
shutt's  address to the Canadian Manufacturers'   Association   at    its     annual ;
meeting at the King Edward Hotel this
jilernoon.    Mr,   Cockshutt   states   that
1,100^000 cords,, of plup    went    to   the
f  it;- States; every year.
The regular meeting of the Council
was held on Saturday, the 21st September, at 2 p. m.
All the councillors were present.
Councillor Bell was appointed chairman
in the absence of the Reeve.
The minutes of last meeting were read
and approved.
A letter from Richmond municipality
containing the fol.lqwi.ng resolution was
"tiesolved, that the Clerk communicate with the South Vancouver Council
seeking their assistance in repairing
the. bridge across the North Arm of the
Fraser river."
This letter was laid over.
The following petitions were laid
For sidewalk on S, side of 24th av.
To open up 20th av. in D. L. 472.
Boulevard and sidewalk repaired east
side Westminster av. between 17th. and
18th av.
The chairman of. the health committee was instructed to visit. Mrs. Anderson and giye necessary assistance.
Accounts were ordered to be paid as
G. F. Timms, his contract for Waters road; Gartley & Ridley, balance
contract Gartley road; Henry Rogers,
$150 on account Rogers road contract;
James. Duncan, $75 filling hole 16th av.;
D. Morris, $150 on account Price road
contract and the following 011 account
of  road  work:
North. At;m road  .. J 5.00
Collingwood   road 93.50
Twentieth  av... 11.K)
Westminster av     7.80
Quebec streer  ..   .... 20.20.
Burrows road     1.10
Home road     2.00
Victoria  road   ..   ...........   ..585.4ft,
The following tenders for roads were
Messrs. Mills & Lyccman, No. 1 road,
$35 per chain.
F E. Mitchell, 6th and 8th avs. Di
L, 540, $18 per chain.
F. ]*.. Mitchell, 7th av. Diode r44, D; L.
540, $rs per chain.
W Smaill, Kensington av., $17 per
C. P. Flynn. road' between Gibson and'
Flet* road, $12 per chain.
I'he. contract Ibr alterations and re-
nnirs t" the hall was awarded to
Messrs. Mcrson & Donaldson for $285.
I. Richards was swarded the contract
for supplying, laying and covering
nt'-cltini' Goodrdltrphy road fnr $115.
Tli- ;]<i:r«'nr was instructed lo commence- the assessment' nn the 2nd of'
Octobfr and complete the roll by Dec,
21st  n«vt.
Ovi'-oibian Alt'-ns wai instructed to
cet culverts nn Westminster and Jnycc
ro.-d< rrnaired.
A culvert was ordered to be put in at
25th and 27th avs. and the culvert on
f'nrtie road be repaired and a 6 ft.
pathway on Home road and punching
laid down in the low parts.
The rnnd formcin was instructed to
have   ditch   dug   from   Ontario   st.  on
P:,.....  roa(]  t0  thc  rjvcr an(] a  f|0(X] foox
put in, '; T '
in: boundary line between South
Vnnrcytver municipality and the new
Point Grey municipality was ordered to
be surveyed.
W. Wells of 17tll av. was ordered to |
rrmnvr his wood and fences off road alj
,v S'l-ctc'' also to remove his fence
-__.M«jr^ &; tt^CfitiLttfftr. to complcti*
The following plans were accepted and
Blocks B, D and E. blocks 26 and ?7,
D.  L. 391,
Block 709.
Lot 91, D. L. 36.51.
Lots 88, 90, 101 and 107 and part of
108, D. L. 51.36..
N. 1-2 of lot 8, D. L 50.
District lot 643.
Lot 8, D. L 30.49.
Block 18,  D. L.  50.
Lot 7, D. L. 033.
Lots 11, 12, 19 and 20, D. L. 642.
N- part blocks 1 and 2, D. L. 743.
Lot 130, D. L. 51.36.
That plan of D. L. 638 be approved
when surveyed according to sketch.
The like subdivision of lots 12 and 13,
blocks 7, 9 and 11, D. L. 352.
The plan o'f the corner of Home road
and Westminster av. was not approved
unless the alley be continued to Home
The plan of subdivision of S. part
of block 12, D. L. 352, was accepted
subject to agreement of owner of lots
1 and 51 to grant portions in continuation of street.
Notice was given by Councillor
Pound that he would introduce a bylaw for redistribution of wards.
The Council then adjourned to Monday, the 23rd.
THE BEER Without a Peer.
Brewed right here in Vancouver by men of years
and years aud years experience, and a brewery whose
plant is the most perfect known to the Art of
Brewing. Is it any wonder that it has taken a place
in the hearts of the people which uo other beer can
supplant ?    Doz., quarts $2. Doz., piuts  $ I.
Varacoyver Breweries, Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C. Tel. 429
For Sale at till _rst-c.lasB Snloous, Liquor Stores and Hotels or
delivered to your houso.
The adjourned meeting was held' on
Monday the 23r.d September, at 5 p. m.
It was ordered that D. Mackenzie _
Collway he paid $150 on account of
Rowlings road contract.
That W. Kalonski be requested to remove earth from water course through
liis property.
That the motion passed on 21st Sept.
re subdivision of block 12, D. L. 352 be
That block 12, D. L. 352, should be
subdivided so as to allow 38 feet on the
east and west sides and a 20 foot alley
down the centre.
The following plans were approved if
they conformed to and were surveyed
according to sketch:-
Subdivision of N. 1-2 of D. L, 706,
Gr. 1.
Blocks 576, 596 and 616, D. L. 472.
S. W. quarter of D. L. 332, Gr. 1.
D. L. 702.
Lots 136, 137 and 138, D. L. 391-2.
Part of D. Lot 322.
Subdivision of lots C and F, blocks
20 and 27, D. L. 391, 392.
Subdivision of D. L. 648.
Subdivision of westerly 4 1-2 acres of
D. L. 643 if it conforms with the easterly 5 acres.
S. E. corner of D. L. 650, lots 4, 5,
6, 7 and 8.
E. half of D. L. 738, Gr. 1, if reserved
lots 15a and 43a are left out and a
street substituted.
Block 75,  subdivision of D.  L.  51.36.
Blocks 203 and 204, Eh L. 391 and 392.
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Advertise iu "The Advocate."
Local Advertising 10c a liue each issue.
Display Advertising $1.00 per inch
per mouth.
Notioes for Church nud Society Enter-,
tainmeuts, Lectures, etc.,   where
will bo charged for.
All  Advertisements nre  ruu regularly
and chau'god for uutil ordered they
be discontinued.
Transient   Advertizers   must   pay   in-
Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deathsv
published freo of charge.
Mst Your Property
with Whitney & Hazlett, 2460.
Westminster aveuue.
Thero   is a great demand for-
vacant lots.
There is a great   demand for*
houses to rent.
Residential property ia also ia
grent demand.
List your property now.
The Advocate Is the best ndvcrtising>
medium where it. circulates. Tel. B1405-
Advertize iu the "Advocato."
Beautiful co^uor, fine house ou prop-     Beautiful uew houSe on Ninth ave-
erty.   Iu desirable part of Vancouver.      uue,   2  fireplaces;   pmce  $3,000,   cash.
^| $1,600-.
6-room House, two 50-ft. lots Twelfth
avenue; lot of fruit, Ono of the besS:
buys on our list.
Two choice lots   on   Ninlh avoune; „ ,             r„, .         _.
price ou terms $l.lit>0,cush81.000,baluiice One 50ft lot, on Thirteenth avenue,
6 aud 12 months; price nil cash  $1,525. $500; cash $885—a good buy.
These are very desirable lots. 	
Two 25-ft. lots, hi block from  West-
T   .    .     c,    ,,   „ _    , ,      miu,.ter nveuue, $050.    .
Lots iu South Vancouver: Double-
corner, very good buy; price $1,200, cash
$500. I [Coruer, 50x100, Niuth aveuuo, $3,000.
4-ncr.je,   l blnck  from  Westminster-
avenue, South Vancouver.  Cash $1 000
baluuceou easy terms.
5-room House ou Second avenue,.
Fairve; 50-ft. lot. Price $2.5000, cash,
11.000; balance easy terms.
50-ft. Lot ou Ninth aveuue west, for
Property on    Westminster    aveuue,,
bringing a rental of $160 pur-nit—|th.
Beautiful new  house   in Fairviow,  2 33.ffr. iots, g.roomed House, orchard
7 rooms, 50-ft.; priceffi 150, cash $1.500., small fruit... .$3,650
Beautiful viow of city. -—.=—
Beautiful 9-rnoui   House,   gas and
Donblo-coruer, facing the city.   For electric,light, couveiiient.to._ir;
quick sale,.$2.000; terms. Thirteenth avenue.
Three room cottage, 2 lots, fruiS'
trees aud small fruit, Ontario, street.;
price $1,700.
Fine Lots close in South Vancouver.
$20 cash, balance $10 monthly. Easy;
wiiy to got homesites.
Lot   20x132   on  Westminster   avenue
For cash. !13-ft. lot southside. Eleventh two-storey buildiug, iu fine coudt
aveuue, $525. tion ; leased for 2yeurs; title per-
feet.    Price .J814.000,
' 4jncres, South Vauconver, near-
Municipal: Hull, $1,000 cash, balance-
eagy terms..
Beautiful new house, 7 rooms, close One lot, 2.^120, ou Westmiuster ave-
iu.  Easy   tern's   for this  comfortubV        *Jl,.rt'     pi'ifp    $600.   $200    down,
new home.
baltiuco on easy terms.
Cottage on Niuth nvenue, Grooms,,
pretty home; cash $1.000,, balnuoe easy,
Fine place on the Fraser riwr, largo     Six-room honse ou Howe streat, $1,200
commodious honse, tenuis court,   flue ««Bh, balimce ou easy twrns.
gurdeii,   frvit    of   ull    kinds.     Ideal'. jr.—<■
country home. _.»__.; .  m   .   •    _
fl- Lots (corner) Westminster aveuue,
t-OxJ 82; price ?8.600, tei:m_k
Scvou (i*1) lots ou   Westminster  ave- ■    • ■"
uuo. Cli'inp. Lots on Scott, good location.
ojD-ft. Lot on Sixth avenae foisa short
timo. only $1,605.
North*. Arm Road: Choice lots for
buildinajwithin the reach of the working—_u ;:■ fiery easy terms. Five-cenij
fare on tramline.
Have Fine Lots in
South Vancouver
Whitney & Hazlett
Iptt.. R. Whitney. W. A. Ea^ett..
Flewwelling— Robbins.
On Wedpesday afternoon at tile homo
; of the biides's pareuts Mr. aud Mrs.
Rabins, liOO Powell street, the wedding
took place of Miss Neva Maud Robbins
aud Mr. Egbert Roy Flewwelling the
. Rev. J. P. Westiunn performing the
ceremony. The bridal gown was of
white silk and the bride carried a
Ixiijuet ot white carnations and maidenhair ferus. Miss Clara BpoOUer was
bridesmaid and wor^ a pretty costume
Of pale bluo nnd carried a boquet of
pink ami white carnations The groom
Was supported by his) brother Mr. Ted
After the ceremony a daiuty luuchcon
wns solved, and in the eveniug tho
uowly married couple left ou the
Iroquois on a honeymoon trip to Seattle.
Tho bride's travelling costume wub of
unvy blue trimmed with appliqno with
hat to match. Mr. and Mrs. Flewwelling will reside on Powell street. Mr.
Bert Flowwelliug is a well-kuown and
popular Mt. Pleasaut youug man. The
youug couple received many pretty and
useful presents.
Ou Wednosdny eveniug iu Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, tho marriage of
Mr. Arthur Rogers aud Miss Hanna
Rogers took plaoe the Rev. H. W.
Piercy performing the ceremony. The
bride arrived from England ouly a few
days previous to the weddiug. Mr. and
Mrs. Rogers will reside at 382 Thirteenth aveuue east.
Ou Saturday 21st, at the First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Dr. Fraser United
iu murriace Mr W. J. Dawsou nud
Miss Alma Alice Mattock, secoud
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Muttnok of Mt. Pleasant. Mr. and Mrs.
Hurry Dny attended the couple. Mr.
aud Mrs, Dawsou left for Seattle for a
houoymoon trip. They will reside in
An Enterprising and Progres-
.  sive Firm.
Mr. Evans and Mr. Hanbury, of the
firm of Hanbury, Evans & Co., have returned from a trip East on business and
pleasure combine.- They visited Winnipeg, Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal,
' Buffalo and Niagara Falls. They con-
Juder there is an immense future before
Canada and plenty of room for millions
of able-bodied families who may wisii to
tonic here. They think Vancouver is
as prosperous and has as bright a future as any place they visited. Hanbury
& Evans naturally were looking for improvements for their bread factory and
while they saw larger concerns, they
find they still hold the palm for the
fastest baking ovens in the world. They
can load and unload 250 loaves in one
ttlinute; they also hold the proud position of being the largest bread manufacturers in British Columbia. Messrs.
Hanbury & Evans arc up-to-date in
everything they undertake and they
certainly know how to make bread that
is at once tempting and appetizing and
makes one feel they cannot get enough
of a good thing. They deserve great
credit and it shows their business capabilities, when they state that they have
increased their enormous business by
over one-third' in twelve months. This
has been achieved by buying the finest
quality of flour and the very best ingredients and turning out bread that
Canadian-, English, Irish and Scotch and
many other nationalities have always
appreciated. They have also doubled
their staff in the confectionery department, where appetizing cakes and
pastries are turned out in almost uncountable, numbers. Mount Pleasant
ought to be proud to own such ;_n, up-to-
date and enterprising firm.
EIGHT LOTS, 50x140 feet; 6-iwm
house: orchard, chicken runs i fine vie"',
splendid location within live uiinntP*
walk of tram liuoi. combining advan
tages of city and country home; $!.8(K
oash handles this flue property-
2450 Westminster avenue.
$700 Buys
n   lot ou West mm-tor
fc&uue, near city limits.
, -IT easja,
For Cut-flowers of choicest
varieties, Wedding Roquets
and Funeral Designs a specialty, nlso fine specimens iu
Pot Plants. Prices Moderate.
Take Kith Ave. car, (direct to Nursery),
aud seo oue of the finest kept Nurseries
iu Iho province.
NurBery & Greenhouses,  corner of
Fil'teouth au'd Westiniiister avenues.
Tolophoue B2196.
('ui--llowet'_ given on—-u-wi.',ik to tlie Gonertil
Royal Crown
the Best in the World. Drop
us a post card asking for a
Catalogue of Premiums to bo
had free for Royal Crown
Soap Wrappers.
Land Act.
District of New Westminster.
Brydone-Jack, of Varcouver, B. O,
occupation, fhysician nud Surgeon,
intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
about 100 acres.
Commencing at a post planted about
40 chains North of Lot 1490 on Eastside
of Howe Souud.'ust North of Horseshoe
Bay theuee East 20 chaius, thence
North 80 chains, theuee West 20 cbaius,
more or less, to shore, theuee Southerly
along shore to point of commencement.
W. D. Brydone-Jack,
DntoAug. 12th, 1907.
District of Sayward.
Take Notice that Mary Ann Louge
of Read Island, occupation Housekeeper,
iutends to apply for a special timber
Ucenso over the following doscribed
lands _
Cnmmenoiug at a post planted about
forty chains South of the month of Von-
donop Crook nu the East shore of tho
creek, thence eighty chains East, thence
forty chain. North, thence forty chaius
West, thence forty chaius North, thunee
West to Shore, thence aloug Shore to
place of commencement ou Cortes
Mary Auu Louge,
per E. W. Wylie, Agent.
Dated Aug. 21st, ISM.
District of Sayward.
Take Notice that Mary Ann Lougc>
of Rend Island. Occupation Housekeeper,
intends tn apply for  ti   special timber
licence over following 'described binds:
Commencing at o post planted about
one mile North of Vondounp Crook nu
West Shore nf Cortes Islaud    thence
East forty chains, thonce North forty
chains, thence West forty chains, thence
North eighty chaius,  tneuco  West tn
Shore', theuoe along Shore   to place  of
Mary Auu Louge,
per E. W. Wyhe, Ageut.
Dated Aug. 22(1,. 1907..
District of Sayward-
Tacr Notice that Jnm.es Edward
Hudsou.of Cnmox. necupntinn Farmer,
intends to apply for a special timber
licence over the following described
Commouciug at a poet planted in Lake
Buy, East side nf Rend Island, thence
West to Hoskyn luliir,, thence Smith
and Easterly aloug the Coast to the
plaoe of - comnienoeuieiit,. containing
six hundred-ami forty aorea more or less.
James Edward Hudson.
Dated Sept. lath, 1007.
District of Suywnr-lt
Take Notice that Frederick Newman
of Read Island, occupation L-inibeniiiiii.
Intends to apply fnr ii specinl timber
lloeuoe ovor tJie- follnwmg desoribed
Commencing at ll post planted nu the
Bench, nt the Northwest oorner nt mi
Indian Reserve,,beiugup|T.r,elltl.' a portion of Section 7,. Cortes Inland, llicun-
East eighty chains inure nr.- h ss In the
Easterly bomidiwy ot siud. Section J,
thence Northerly sixty chaius, tiieuet.
West to tlw Shine laud, thence dimmer•
ly W the point of cnuinieiu'onieiit.
Frederick Newmum.,
Dated iltili SeptninbHi' 190.7:.,
fit. Pleasant Mail.tPoHtofflce.)
The letters are cnllectcd from the Mt,
Pleasunt Postotiice at the following
7:H0, 9, 10:i)0.o. m ,
18:80, 15:15, l«:45.n'rlock.
All classes (if mail -MM* Bt  10 a m..
nud S i. 10:110 p. in.
Mail an.,os at.9::'0'und 111 10 p..m.
Mt.  Pleasant  Band.
In reviewing the work of tbe season,
uow uenrly closed, the members of this
popular Rand have reason to feel proud
of the success which has crowned their
efforts, both from a finniicial aud uu
artistic standpoint. Experiepoe gained
during the season suggested changes iu
their constitution, and also in business
methods. A special meeting was held
iu the Bandropm on Monday 33d, fer
the purpose of confirming and adopting
u uew constitutiou, and the election of
officers for the coming season. The
result of tlio election is as follows:
W. R. Owen J. P., President,
L. J. Lloyd, Vice-President.
W. H. Coldwell, See'y.-Treas.
O.'Maddams, Recording Secretary.
Messrs. S. Conway,   Ben Steel and
G. Y. Timms, Trustees.
Tbe general public was not tardy
in appreciating the bright, catchy
music that enlivened tho performances,
which was evidenced by the hearty
applause nud numerous enoores. The
old National sougs and melodies were
also a source of pleasure to many
Old Couutry folk, reminiscent of their
youth in the land 6000 miles away
The bund has played 45 Concerts,
besides minor engagements. This is a
good showiug for a youug Baud, with
but a small repertoire to begin with,
aud streuuos practice was needed to
make good its appointments.
After a little rest, the winter work
will be taken up. A large addition to
its library has been made, embracing
standard works, overtures, operatic
selections aud snch other music as is
usually numerated in first-class
programs, so it may confidently be expected the Band will make Mt Pleasant
famous duriug the next season.
Personal notices of visitors on
nt. Pleasant, or of Mt. Pleasant
people who visit other cities, also all
local social affairs are gladly received
by "The Advocate."
Yonng Peoples Societies.
La/al Workers of,Christian Endeavor
ni,... at 15 minutes to 7, every Suuday
oveuing iu  Adveut Christian Church,
Seventh aveuue, near Wostui'r ave.
Epwortli   League of   Mt.    Pljeasant
Methodist Ohurch incuts at ti p. m.
3. Y. P. U., meets  in   Mt. Pleasr
Baptist Church at S p. ui.
The Y. P.. S. C. _;, meets at 8 p. m
iu Mt. Plonsasimt Presbyterian Chnrcl
Oth A ve. East
40x11:2, lane at the back.
$3,250;   cash OOOO
Balance to urruiigc..
8.room House, 50-ft. lot, lnne at back..
All moderu throughout,  Price 44.500,
terms to.aiTungo.
fl.rnom   House,,  two 50-i't.. lots.. .Price
$4;00O, terms to antuugu..
6 mom  House ta.400, cash  *1.500. bill-
unco easy.
The Store of Satisfaction.
How much can I save
un Dress Goods 7
Prom IO to -/S per
cent it vou buy them
here. Our stock Is
large, in both novel.
ties and staple lines.
Argyle House
Wc bought a Maker''
Samples nt I-a off.
You can save that.
Thev «re now on
To introduce our winter-weight Hosiery and Underwear we have
decided) to make a SPECIAL SALE this week.   A complete range
will be shown, prices up to $1.25 each.
OUR LEADER is a line of Drawers and Vests in white which would
sell readily at 60o—our special price all the time will be S5c each.
We have marked off two cases of these goods, and we'd like yotr to-
see them. They are the latest in New York, and ot coarse Vancouver.
If you want a treat just come in and see them.
Blankets and Bedding
We sell more at less.—10-4 Flannelette Blankets, reg. $1.35 fer   9-ks
11—4 •*■ •* •*■       1.50    '   fi.25
12-4 •*• " "       1.7:5   '     1.50
139 Hastings street east.   Between Columbia and Westminster ave.       I
Firemen's Benefit..
.Baritone—"Love the Peddlar"
The concert in aid of the Vancouver Duct—"Sous les Etoiles" ... .". -. .. '..
Firemen's    Benefit     Association      on !     A. Goring Thomas
Thursday   evening  next  in   the   Opera MADAME ALDINGTON, MR. H.  J.
House promises, to be one of the best CAV1—
.    , ,    Quartette—"Magic   of   Spring,".   Waltz
musical  treats  tlie    Vancouver    people , «_■•■•
1    '     i     Weinz.ce
have had for a long time.   The firemen MADAAIE ADDINGTON, MISS MA,
arc worthy of the public's generous pat- I     GUIRE, MR. H. J. CAVE, MR.
ronage and the large sale of tickets is | A.   H. KENDALL,
assurance that Uie public appreciate the Realistic   Act—"The     Night    Alarm!'
brave fire department.   The programme
ol the' concert is as follows:
Buys 44,-ft. on Westminster
avenue-. Good busiusss.
property., Increasing in
value   all   tlie   time..
The list of properties handled by
this firm on whicll a reasonable- profit ccm be made is very largei
Whether as.
Duye.; or seller remember thoaddrw-'
Whitney & Hazlett, 2450 Westminster avenue,  Mt.  Pleaswt,    'B_one-
;£U'-4'.0.5... tsfc «juj.j_» *'. ■ '
Place—A Home Drawing-room;.
—Any Surprised One.
A  "Helpful"  Friend—Dr. J,  Graham
Another—Mr. A.. H.. Kendall.
"Embarrassed"    Host  — Adding—n-
liis   wife   (arriving  "to   him"   unexpectedly)—Madame Additigton..
Their    "unexpected,"    but    weloome.
guests,   who     render    following     programme::- '
Orchestra—(Chas..    F..    Ward's    Symphony)..
Maroh—"Chief   Executive"'    Hacgn..
Waltz—"Seduction"    Rosas.
Overture—"Scbaufspiel"    Bach
Quartette—"The Young Musician-'  	
Tenor—"Trotibourdnr's Song" . .   ......
 (From Robin IloociO'
Baaso—"Armourers'' Song"   	
 (From Robin Hood)
A.   H.   KENDALL..
Piiuio—"Valse de Concert"	
  -Moskow -ii
 , Laconic
Violin—(a)   "Romanzc"   ..   MakomasH
(h)  "Mazurka"" . Wieuiawski/
Tenor—"I Love You" SbBcslH
H.. J*.. CAVE.
Contralto— (a)  "Song of Thanksgiving "
 „  A'litscn
(b)   "Snns  Toi"
Quartette—"The- Tba. t"   ..   ..   Zollher
M'e^zo-Sdprano— Ret- and' Air, "O Luce-
di Quest Anima" ..  • -
(From   Opera,  "Linda  di  Oiamounix"
WHAT IS. _J)V_R_rsiN-?*
True to reality. The alarm, the re
spouse, the fire, the rescue! Give..
by Vancouver Firemen under Chief J
H.. Carlisle.
Tableau, Finale—Everybody sing. "Got.
Save the King," "Auld Lang Syne.'
MRS. ARTHUR  RAY, accompanist
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A Jewish Party
At the recent election in Austria
four Zionists were returned to parliament. They organized a "Jewish
party" and announced that they felt
justified in doing so, "because there
existed a Catholic party and a Protestant party." The four Zionists secured recognition in the organization of the chamber, and when tney
were ridiculed because of the size
of their party, referred to the fact
that the fourth party wliich Lord
Randolph Churchill organized in the
House of Commons twenty-live years
ago was just the size of the new
party in the Austrian parliament.
Minard's L'niment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,—In June, '98, I had
my hnnd and wrist bitten and badly
mangled by a vicious horse. I suffered greatly for several days and
the tooth cuts refused to heal until
your agent gave me a bottle of MINARD'S LINIMENT, which I began
using. The effect was magical; in
five hours tlje pain had censed and
in two weeks the wounds had completely healed and my hand and arm
wete  as  well  as ever.
Yours truly,
A. E. ROY,
Carriage Maker.
St. An'toine, P. Q.
Nearly half of all the foreigners in
♦Great Britain reside in London.
There are 22.000 in Scotland, 11,000
an Manchester, 9,000 in Liverpool,
-and 8,000 in Leeds.
'"Mv life is made perfectly miser-
table by my wife's temper."
"O, my wife is  always the same."
"I  congratulate  you."
"You needn't. It i.s true she is always the same, but she is much worse
than yours."—Bon Vivant.
Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and
■.very form of contagious  Itch on hu
man or animals cured  in 30 minutes
!by Wolford's Sanitary  Lotion.
A Temarkable clock is that made
'by Villingen, the clockmaker of the
Black Eorest, Germany. It shows
"the seasons, years and leap-years to
'the last second of the year 99999, besides a host of other astronomical,
igeographical   and  historical  facts.
Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Distem
College  Girl   Has  a   New   Idea
"These college girls," said tho
clergyman, as he gazed at the white
■and superb ranks of the beautiful
Sgrafliwi'ies, "are a boon to the race.
'—Hie? introduce new ideas.
""The otlier day I christened the
first baby of a married college girl.
Now, babies usually cry while they
are being christened, but this one
•was as quiet tu. a lamb. Throughout
the ceremony he smiled up beautifully into my face.
""Well, madam,' said I to the
-young wife at the christening's end,
T must congratulate you on vou
little one's behavior. I have ehrst-
•ened more than 2,000 babies, liul.
never before christened one that behaved so  well  ns yours.
"The young mothor smiled demure-
"'No wonder he behaved so well,
sho snid. 'His father and I, with n
■pail of water, hnve been practising
christening on him for the last ten
clays.' "—Philadelphia  Record.
W.    N.   U.   No:'649
Tha Way Lord Brougham Paid Hit
Debt to George IV.
With all of his knowledge and talent
Lord Brougham was eccentric and
slovenly In bin personal habits. While
he was a young aud comparatively
unknown barrister he wns asked to a
dinner at whicli the prince regent
presided. Mr. Brougham's hands
needed washing. The regent's keen
eyes rested on them. He beckoned to
a waiter and save an order which the
man henrd with a scared fuce. and
then going out be speedily returned
with a ewer full of water, soap and a
He carried them to Brougham, presenting them with the prince regent's
complements. The barrister Instantly
withdrew and never afterward referred to the Insult.
Years Inter, when the prince, now
king. trVd to divorce his wife. Hrougb-
hnm. as her defender, so vehemently sustained her cause that she
j triumphed. The king's name was not
I mentioned during the trial, though the
nation knew that he was secretly tbe
prosecutor. Brougham In his speech
declared that he snw ln the distance
the nameless .lerseeutor of his Innocent client, quoting .with terrific effect
Milton's words:
The other shape.
If shape lt might be called, • • • blacl: II
stood as night.
Fierce as ten furirs. terrible as hell.
And shook a dreadful dart: what seem'd
his head
The likeness of a kingly crown had on
(3eorge IV felt seriously this savage
attack. The nation sided with the
queen, and her defender hud paid his
debt with Interest.
j Pen-Angle
< The  underwear  that  fits perfectly,
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in form-fitting sizes for women, men
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A Living Barometer
A curious barometer used in Germany and Switzerland consists of a
jar of water with a frog and a little
stepladder in it. When the fro»
comes out of the water and sits on
the stens it is said infallibly to foretell rain.
"Mother, mnv Rene come nnd play
with  me  today?"    ,
"No, you make too much noise.
But you mnv go and plav wth him
if you like,"—American  Illustre.
Fifteen    thousand    eight    hundred
nnd forty-seven  police constables are
required  to  protect  London,  nnd   for
this  protection  the  citizens  pay  £1,- !
300,000 a year.
" I thought I must go oa suffering
from piles uo il I died; bnt Zara Buk
cured me," saya Mn. E. Koed, of iitoea-
liurg (On A and adds:—"I waa ao weakened
that I could hardly xuova about, and a little
work caimed uie ureal agony. Ttien I heard
uf thia grand —dm, and I am thankful to
say ihat it has cured ma."
zsr. 11— il«> c.i.s cuts, bums, bmlsM, stloyi.ss,
ssrsins. ulc.rs. lbs.— i Isces. sors hst, roufh .nd skill
rMtiiM, w»- .11 .tie lnjui   s ud ,1-MSMS.   Druggists
Md stores nt.— a bw*. •_ Sua-Bak Cc.Tgra.-o.  s
Minard's    Liniment    Cures   Garget
in Cows.
Nothing looks more ugly than to
see a person whose lia'ids are covered
over with warts. Why have these
disfigurements on your peison when
a sure remover of all warts, corns,
etc., can be found in Holloway's
Corn Cure?
Ita Evolution From the Apothecaries of
the Colonies.
During the seventeenth century the
druggist came to America and closely
followed English precedents, modifying them, however, b.v the practice of
the Indians, with whom he came In
contact. Quack apothecaries began to
spring np in the new land, and In 1C3(i
the colony of Virginia passed n law
which among otlier things rcRiiliitcd
the prices and fees of the druggist.
At this time it wns fashionable for
the druggists to practice surgery Iu addition to pharmacy, and the Virginia
colony contained a large number of
people who were proficient In both professions. In Massachusetts the business was largely In the bands of
Indians, schoolmnsters, old women and
teachers. The Salem witchcraft delusion retarded the spread of the druggist for some time In the Bay State,
for the popular Impression fastened on
tbe apothecaries a suspicion thnt they
sold the potions thnt were supposed to
produce the spells. Among those who
suffered persecution nt this time
mixers of medicine appear to have
been  prominent.
The drug shop had not yet become a
distinct Institution. It was usually n
branch of the grocery or spice business. In 1647 one Giles Formnn of
Boston, bad, however, firmly established himself as devoting special attention to pharmacy. In 1048 the first
distinctive drug store In America was
opened in Boston by William Davles.
Ostrich  Farming  in  South  Africa
Nineteen permits to capture ostriches for domestication and farming purposes were issued duiing the
year. These permitted the capture
of 943 ostriches.
"Ostrich farming," says the report,
"is becoming quite an industry in
the Knkeldoorn district, and I have
recentlv boen approached foi government aid in providing fanners with
fencing wire, and a proposition is
being laid bofore the administration
with a view to this."—Rhodesia
Visitor—And is your milk good
Villager—Yes, sir, very; we send
all  that  isn't to  Paris.
A Good Medicine requires little advertising. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
gained the good name it now enjoys,
not through elaborate advertising,
but on its grent merits as n remedy
for bodily pnins nnd ailments of the
respiratory organs. It has carried
its fame with it wherever it hns gone,
nnd it is prized at the antipodes ns
well as at home. Dose small, effect
Mild in Their Action.—Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills are very mild in
their action. Thev do not cause rrrip-
ing in the stomach or cause disturbances there ns so muny pills do.
Therefore, the most delicate can take
them without fear of unpleasant results. Thev can, too. be administered to children without, imposing
the penalties which follow the use
of  pills  not  so  carefully  prepared.
Overheard in Cambridge Hospital,
Aldershot, when the sick were being
Mlitnry Doctor (to Private Jones,
of tlie Buffs)—Well, my man, what's
the matter with you?
Private Jones—Pains in the back,
Doctor (handing him a few pills)—
Take one of these n quarter of nn
hour before you feel the pain coming
Nothing   Owing
"I hate work," said Languid Lewis.
"I don't see why," reio.ned H (m-
ble Harry. "It's a safe bet dat work
never done youse no harm."—Chicago News.
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"Are you  hurt, John?"
"Yes, dear. I am afraid three or
four of mv ribs are broken."
"Well, don't feel bad; it doesn't
show."—Houston  Post.
Ivther—Have you ever seon under
the microscope all the animals that
there ore in a drop of water?
Son—Yes, father. Are they also in
the  water  we drink?
Father—Yes, of course.
Son—Ah, then, now I know what
makes the wnter in the kettle sing
when it is boiling.—American illustre. ,
Uncle Pierre—Yes. Tommy, it ;s
quite possible thnt there are people
in the moon.
Toto—Well, what becomes of them
when there isn't any moon?—Pele
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.
Origin of the Sedan Chair
Perhaps some expert in the Siamese
language will tell us what is its
word for "sedan chnir." When the
King of Siam's ministers, protesting
ngninst his mnjesty's favor toward
motoring, suggested recently that
"the roval sedan chnii" wns nlwnys
at his disposal, it is improbable that
thev used a word reminiscent of the
French   town.
For it is from the scene of Napoleon Ill's collapse thnt the sedan
chair takes its name, and perhaps
remote posterity will suppose that it
had some connection with that
event. But Sedan first produced
these conveyances centuries ngo. and
they were seen in England in 1581.
One used by James 1 nt Buckingham
provoked great popular outcry against
the employment of men ns beasts of
burden. Sir S. Dunconibe is credited
with hnving introduced them to London  in   1634.—London  Chronicle.
A Horse's Memory.
My father bad a fine driving horse I
that was Intelligent and had learned
a number of tricks. One night he was
stolen, and no trace was found of him
for nearly two years when, one day.
father met a stranger driving the horse
and of course claimed him. In tbe dispute which followed father remarked
that if lt was the horse stolen from
him he would on being unharnessed
go to the gate, lift the latch, open the
gate, go around the barn, slide the
bolt, open the door and go Into the
third Htoll. The man agreed to give
tbe hoi-se up on those terms. Tbey
drove borne nnd up the lane to Ihe
barn and unharnessed the horse, wben,
without n moment's hesitation, be performed the feats fnther said he would.
—Chicago Tribune.
, Egg..
Tlie average weight of a dozen eggs
Is about twenty-one nnd a half ounces.
One-eighth of this entire weight may lie
regarded as nitrogenous nntl uiitritions
mutter, a greater proportion tban thut
of meat or of the oyster.
Bushels of Emeralds.
After the conquests of  Mexico  and
rem emeralds wore so abundant that
one Spanish nobleman took home threo
bushels of tliem.
Hard to Pronounce.
Drimtnidhvlckliilliclinttan Is the
name of a smnll hamlet in the Isle of
Mull containing not more than a dozen
Inhabitants. How they pronounce It Is
ti mystery only to be solved by somo
one acquainted with Gaelic.
Strict Sunday Laws.
Swlnemunde, on the Baltic, hns strict
Sunday laws. Shipmasters who enter
the port are fined heavily by the town
authorities lf they hnve their ships
washed or painted on Snnday or church
holidays. As foreigners are not acquainted with the German churcu calendar, they are frequently caught
One  Gleam  of Sunshine
His play is a rank failure.
It is a frost and a fizzle—and he
knows it.
The dramatist bows his head upon
his hands and refuses to be comforted, for it is his first flunk.
One by one, his friends try to say
something that will console him, but
of no avail.
Finally his trusting wife finds one
sunny  gleam in the  clouds.
"Anyway," she says, "you didn't
have to go through the ordeal pf making a speech before the curtain, and
you know you always said you would
be thankful beyond words if you
could escape that."—From Success
A laborer in Eastern Indiana died
recently and the membets of Ihe fraternal order in wliich ho held membership called upon his widow to
tind how they might bt of most assistance in her distress. They made
all arrangements for the order attending the funeral, but before settling
upon the final details for the obsequies they desired to know if the deceased had any special church affiliation,
"Did your husband belong to any
church?"  was  asked.
"W'y, no," said the womnn, in astonishment; "he never done nothin'
to belong to churcl^ fur."—Chicngo
Daily News.
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Dr. J. D. Kellopg's Dysentery Cordial is a speedy cure for dysentery,
diarrhoea, cholera, summer complaint, sen sickness and complaints
incidental to children teething, lt
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in eating unripe fruit, cucumbers,
etc. It acts with wonderful rapidity
nnd never fails to conquer the disease. No one need fenr cholera if
they have a bottle of this medicine
Mr. Pottsdam (to lawyer)—I
should like your advice. A man has
threatened to pull my nose.- Whnt
would you advise me to do?
Lnwyer—I should propose that you
sonp it well: then, when he attempts
to pull it. it will slip through his fingers. Six nnd eightpence, please.—
Ally Sloper.
Where afl else fails
. Kendall's Spavin Cure
Bone Spavin, Ringbone, Splint, Blood and Bog Spavin, Thorooghpln,
Curb, Capped Hock, especially if of long standing and obstinate—will
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extraorclinarr results. It cnres old, stubborn cases tbat many tunes
vcterinariea have given up—takes away every sign ot lameness—does not
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BW-to, Man, Sept «
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How Dolly Became an Idol
EDITH had long wished for a doll
that could speak. When Christmas
came aad a queer-looking box was
left behind by Santa Clius she felt very
sorry. Indeed. But she wasn't sorry any
longer when, after taking off wrapper
after wrapper, she found the prettiest
dolly you ever saw. And oh! she could
talk. Yes, she said "Mamma" and
"Papa" as plain as plain could be.
Dolly was named Susanne, because
Edith once had a llttle dog by that
name and she loved her very much.
Like Mary nnd her limb.wherever Edit—,
went dolly was sure to go. Never did
Edith tire of her, and although Susanne
didn't say so exactly ln words, Bhe
seemed to like her new mistress greatly.
Not long ago Brother Jack and Edith
walked down by the brook. Jack was
poking in the. water with a stick to see
lf he could find any "mlnnles," when a
big box came floating down stream.
"Oh, let's give dolly a ride," erled he.
So they put Susanne ln the box, and,
after tying a long string to one end, set
It adrift where the brook was widest.
Fine fun they were having, too, when,
sad to say, the cord broke!
Jack and Edith ran along the stream,
but there was no way to get dolly to
THIS may seem rather remarkable,
but you can hear sounds with the
teeth that you cannot even distinguish  with the ear.
Try this experiment: Lay a watch
face downward on the table. Stand far
enough from the table so that you are
unable to hear the ticking. Take a long
Beal stick, place one end of lt on the
back of the watch and grip the other
in your teeth. Closing the ears with
your lingers, you will then plainly hear
the tick of the watch.
If the stick is long enough, you may
place one end of tt on the top of a
piano, and with the other between your
teeth you can tell the tune that Is being
played even though you cannot hear a,
sound ln the ordinary way. I
land. At last Edith sat down and cried
bitterly. Jack felt worse than he did
when kept In after school. "I ought to
'a'   known   better   than   to   play   with
he spied the box. Picking up poor Susanne he handled her so roughly that
Edith would certainly have scolded him
had she seen It. Just then he pressed
dolly, so that she cried loudly "Papa!
You should have seen that big savage
drop dolly and scamper away! When he
saw that nothing happened, however, h*
came back, and spent quite a long time
hearing dolly talk-
Then he took her in his arms to the
chief of the cannibals, who listened ln
wonder to the queer doll.
Always Discontented.
Zeph was an old darky who suffered
continually from the sharp tongue of
his wife. Aunt Chloe.
Their only pig had been killed, and
Zeph announced his Intention of buying
another. So off he went, followed by
the advice of Aunt Chloe.
Later he returned, leading a great,
fat porker.
"W—I, I reckon you paid some foolish price for dat dere pig?" was Chloe's
No, Zeph said, he hadn't. In fact, he
Anally confessed that he had stolen lt.
"Lan' sakes." complained his wife,
much dissatisfied, "couldn't you steal a
bigger one than that?"
Couldn't See For the Mountains.
A   little   boy,   but   recently   returned
from a trip to the Alps, was asked how
he liked the scenery.
"Oh, I s'pose It's all right," said he,
"only there were so many mountains
that they hid ' everything else from
"Um! It's a god!" he said. Then he
"Take away the old idol! We have
now a greater god. Let every one bQW
down before the new god!"
So dolly became the idol of the cannibals, and she grew so proud and haughty
that you would scarcely have known her.
But then she wasn't an ordinary doll,     i
PEOPLE soon began to talk about
the old woman when she came to
live in the little hut just outside
the village. When they saw her gathering herbs by midnight many said sho
was a witch. But she had so many
kindly way3 about lier and cured so
many of them of diseases that they
came to love her, although this love was
still mixed somewhat with fear.
"Oh, dear, I'm afraid he'll grow up to
be a perfect glutton," said Tom's mother
to the old woman, In despair. The wise
old woman, who had stopped for a short
visit, shuok her head as though ln deep
"I think he can be eured if you will
do exactly as I tell you," said she.
"Send htm over to his Grandma's tomorrow with a basket of your finest
cherries. Do not worry If he does not
come home before nightfall. I shall
take good care of him and return hin
The next afternoon Tom was given a
basketful of large, ripe cherries and told
to take them to Grandma.
He walked along for some time until
he reached the edge of the woods,
through which his path led.
As he began to feel tired he thought
he would rest a while beneath a tree.
The longer he gat the hungrier he grew.
"Surely It won't matter if I take one
cherry,".said he. So Tom took one, and
then another one, and another, until
he had eaten a great many.
Strange to say, the number of cherries seemed to grow no less. Happily
he trudged on his way, munching cherry
after cherry.
Tho path had always seemed quite
plain before, but somehow, Tom wandered from it and was soon lost ln the
woods. For a long time he scrambled
onward, calling as loud as he could, but
after a while he grew too tired to go
further. Then he lay down and went to
It was bright daylight when he awoke,
feeling ever so bad.
While he stood, wondering which way
he should go, whom should he see but
the wise old woman.
"What is the matter, little boy?" she
"Oh, I'm lost, and I want to go home,
and I'm hungry," he tearfully explained.
"Hungry! why there's a whole basketful of cherries beside you!"
Tom shook his head. "I couldn't eat
another cherry if 1 was to starve. I'm
sorry  I  ate  any  at all."
*    m
l&*a  W&
I   M F/l a
All at once, Instead of the old woman
there stood a beautiful fairy before him.
She talked gravely to him about how
wicked it was to be greedy. Tom
promised to remember the lesson he had
received and to try to rid himself of
this fault.
Without another word the fain-
changed back Into the old woman and
led Tom safely home. _
ROVER CLOCK        •
dolls, anyway," he muttered to himself, j
On and on sailed the box.   From one ■
stream lt was carried to another, from
one river to another, until It reached the
sea.    One  day  It  floated  upon  a  long
beach thousands of miles from where lt
had started.
Along came a horrible cannibal.   Boon
EVERYBODY In the city bowed to
the marquis. Happy was he who
received a nod In return, for the
marquis, mind you, was a very great
Quite often the marquis took an airing
in his sedan chair, borne by sturdy carriers. When, upon this morning, the
people of the city saw the chair of the
marquis approaching, one and all bowed
deeply. Although the curtains of the
chair were drawn slightly, they hoped
there might be a chance of his observing them. Tbe carriers passing ln front
of a company of soldiers on parade,
the company saluted.
Judge of the astonishment and humiliation of every one when just then the
door opened and out leaped a monkey.
The marquis had sent his pet monkey
out to get the air.
ONCE upon a time a certain great
minister of state wrote to the
mayor of a small city that
special matters of importance ln that
district needed his personal attention,
and told the mayor at What time to
expect his arrival.
The city arranged a grand reception
for the minister A band ot musicians
were to play; all the school children
were to sln<* and scatter flowers before him; and the mayor, heading the
town's most prominent citizens, was
to read a resolution of welcome.
A magnificent coach Anally drove up,
emblazoned with the minister's coat-
of-arms. Out of the coach stepped
two persons—one a dapper gentleman
in r '^ndld uniform and the other
a mild looking old man. who looked
of little Importance.
The mayor immediately advanced
and shook the hand of him of the flne
uniform, and then directed his oration of welcome toward him. Thereupon the mild gentleman stepped forward, Insisting that he was the minister and that the other person was
his servant.
The mayor and the rest of the crowd
laughed in amusement. The old man
must be crazy! So the minister. In
disgust, leaped Into his carriage and
drove away, leaving his Ane appearing valet to receive the homage of
the  city.
H_ was a great big fellow with a
rough, shaggy coat that was bo
nice to lay your head against
when you were tired from a long romp.
He knew Just what you said. You always went to Rover when you felt
cross or out of sorts. He would loo!, at
you with those big, honest eyes In such
a sorry way. Then, after you put your
arms around his neck, you felt much
better. Every one loved Rover, but no
one quite as much as Hetty. They had
always been chums, you know.
Last summer the gypsies camped near
the town. One of their bad men threw
a bag over Rover's head and put him
ln a wagon tnd drove away with him.
He could do so many things and was so
strong that they wanted him for a
watchdog. Hetty cried and cried, for
Bhe missed Rover sadly. -
Father didn't know Rover when he
went to the gypsies' camp, because they
{T'S  MORE  fun gcin'   barefoot  than
enythin' I know.
There   ain't  a  single   nother   thing
t..at helps yer feelln's so.
Some days I stay ln muvver's room, a-
gettln' ln her way;
An'   when  I've bothered  her so much,
she sez:   "Oh, run an' play!"
I say:    "Kin I go barefoot?"    En she
says:    "If y choose"—
Nen   I   alwuz  wanter  holler  when   I'm
pullln' off my shoes!       Ji
It's fun a-goin' barefoot wh.u yer play-
in' any game—
'Cause robbers ould be noisy an' Indians awful tame
Unless they had iheir shoes off when
they crep' up In the night,
An' folks can't know they're comin' till
they get rlgi,   close ln sight!
i.n' I'm surely goin' barefoot every day
when I get old,
|\n' haven't got a nurse to say I'll catch
my death o' cold!
An' if yer goi.,'  barefoot, yer want t'
go outdoors.
U' can't stretch out an' dig yer heels ln .
,      stupid hardwood floors
Like you kin dig 'em in th' dirt!    An'
where th' long grass grows,
t'h' blades feel kinder tickley and cool
between yer toes.
'. o  when  I'm pullln'   off my shoes  I'm
mighty 'fralu I'll cough—
_ause then I know ma'd stop me 'fore
I got my stockln's off!
'it y'   often go 'round  barefoot  the-e's
lots o'  things to know—
'"if how t' curl yer feet on stones, so they
won't hurt y' so—
.'.n' when th' grass ls stlckley an' pricks
y' at a touch,
,Tes'  plank yer  feet down solid,   an'   lt
uon'l h'trt half so much,
_ lose my hat mos' every day.   I wish I
did my shoes—
Vr else 1 wisht I was so poor I hadn't
none to loae!
'-__ dyed his nice white coat all black.
But Hetty knew him when she man*
a trip there. Of course, she would know
him anywhere. Rover nearly choked
himself trying to come to her. When a
rough gypsy tried to drive Hetty away
Rover jumped at his throat.
There's no telling what might have
happened If a policeman had not come
up just then. He had come to see about
something else the gypsies had stolen.
So Rover was set free and the gypsy
taken to jail.
Hetty gave Rover one hug after another, arid you could see how pleased
he was by the way his tail wagged.
They loved each other more than ever
af'er that.
The Bird Inside.
Lady—What ts It. my boy?
Boy—Please, ma'am, I come for the
reward you've said you'd give to get
your canary back.
Lady—But that is a cat.
"Yes'm; but you'll And the canarj
inside the cat."
reached 'way up above Elsie's
head, and was so wide that she
could hardly touch either side with her
Anger tips. That was how she knew
she was growing. Whenever she went
to see grandpa, she always ran to the
clock to Bee whether It wasn't easier
than last time to stretch from side to
As she did this, though, she would
whisper, "Please, Mr. Clock, by your
leave," for it was such a dignifled oldt
clock, with its big, solemn face, and Its
deep, booming chime. In truth, Elsie
felt just a little afraid of It. Many a_
time had she listened with open mouth,
as grandpa told wonderful stories, uliou-
Elsie was again visiting grandpa. OT
course, she had Arst to go to the tmitt
and rub Winnie's nose, and then pat
Tommle, because he would get jealousy
just like some little girls Elsie knew..
Funny, horses are lots like people.
After her romp was over, back she
came to the house and began, as sho
always did, to wander all through the
big mansion. At last, she stood before
the clock.
Somehow, it didn't seem to frown ate
lt usually did. Instead, its face seented
to wear a beaming smile of welcome.
Just then she noticed a curious thing-.
The big door of the clock was opeu—
just a wee crack, it is true, but still It
was open!
Elsie came nearer and nearer. Surely there could be no harm in just peeping. And very likely there were so
many wonderful things Inside. So she
opened the door the least bit farther.
though she shivered as she did so. But.
the face above still seemed to look on
her so kindly that she grew braver.
and, opening lt wider, took a good.
long look.
Elsie felt disappointed. There were
the great weights and the immense
pendulum and all kinds of wires and.
wheels, but whenever the clock had
struck Elsie always fancied that some
giant was grumbling; and now there
wasn't even a sign of a giant. ■
Inside there was so much space that
she found she could nestle there quite.
comfortably. Just to see how it felt. |
she pulled the door to. But lt was so,
dark and gloomy she thought it would j
be much nicer onen. Oh, dear! the door-1
had stuck, and lt wouldn't budge an,'
Inch! j
Elsie was frightened, Indeed. She!
called as .oudly as she could and she
beat the door with her tiny Asts. No
one heard her.
Then the clock struck. As the deep,
tones boomed, lt seemed ln her very-
ear, she sank Into a corner, too .scare-
to cry any further. The sounds rumbled ever so long. She was sure lt was
the goblins whispering, and shiver aft- j
er shiver ran down her back. Even the
clock in its very tick seemed to be say- ■
ing, "We've—got you—now! we've— j
got you—now!" over and over again.   :
Could it be that some one was com- '
"Oh, grandpa, grandpa!" Elsie cri_—_
with all her might.
Grandpa thought at Arst 'twas mice.
and he opened the door to see. How
surprised he was when Elsie Aung herself sobbing Into his arms!
But he soon kissed away the tears;,
and before long Elsie even smiled when
he laughed i..ul called her his "Little
u.ckory, tuckory, dock, the mouse who
ran up the clock."
Elsie   never  goes  very   near the  old.
clock now.    "The old thing just coaxed
me in, I know," says she, shaking hec-i
golden head wisely. f
Her Kind of Doll. ','
Aunty had promised her a new doll, if
she  did  her  lessons   well   for a  whole
week.   The  week  passed,  and  she had
earned the doll.
,   "What  kind  will   you    have,    doatV*
tasked Aunty.
"I   believe   I'd   soonest   have   twlwC
was the clever reDly.
When the Wind Blows — A Tale Without Words
..iira^'i^ray *"
--Sept. 28, im*-
Phone 014.
Woo d
All kinds of Mill Wood.
Dry Cedar a specialty!
Yard, foot of Columbia street.
Crocker Bros.
"Yes,''    EVERYBODY
means a lot; but
Everybody that
KNOWS good
Hanbufy, Evans
& Co.'s
$414 Westminster avenue, Mt. Pieasant
'Phone 448i
Wo want yon to visit our Studio
nud let us shosv yon how successfully wo cnn photograph
you iu your summer gowni
Thoy look so mat and dainty
that we know thoy will please
you, uud our Speoial oft'er will
be an inducement.
"Northern Bank Building Ninth nvenue.
(let vour work dune st tho
a doors (rom Hotel
Prank UndiirwooD) Proprietor,
BATHS -Hnth room fitted with Forob-
i.ain    Bath    Tt'n    uud  nil   modern
$4*500, \'i cash—will buy
44**ft. front oee
Westminster ave.
(iood biisiut-ss propertyi
Stone fouiidntion,   furnace,   electric
fittings, atichor  fence,  large attic,
fruit trees.   Cash 12.00.0, balance on
Choice Acres near city! snitnlile to
subdivide; good buy; favorable
Your Property witb
Whitliey & ttazlett
-i4.*i0 Westiniiister nve ,    Mt.  Pleasant.
is only $1.00 a year,
60c for 6 months,
OfH-. for H months.
''&   Cheap
We are reducing our stock of Dinner Sets these days.   Sale prices
prevail—prices thnt mnke it absolute wisdom tn buy now, retld these :
97-piece DINNER SETS worth $18.00 for * 13.95 ] i
102   " " "       "    $32-oo " $26.50 \
Scores of other lines Equally Cheap.
Bud-anon & Edwards
I      662 664 Granville St. 'Phone 2021.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Harris of Ontario
Street arrived home on Saturday from
a visit to their old home in Ontario,
Rev. J. A. Doyle of Regina, Western
Secretary of Epworth Leagues and
Sunday Schools, has been the guest of
Rev. and Mrs. J, P. Westman this
The average shopper shares the lack
of eoundenca a merchaut feels in his
storo when he fails to advertize it.
Much sympathy is felt for Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Ranuie ou the loss of their
little two-year-old son William Ralph,
whose death occurred on Friday of lust
. 5-Acres   first-class   laud  on  Magee
rond, $3,000.
264-ft. front, by 100 feet, near Westminster avenue, iJJtj 500.
3460 Westmiuster avenue.
Local Items.
Orders taken for all kinds of Commercial Printing at "The Advocate"
Mt. Plensaut Lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F',
will hold its regular weekly meetiug on
Tuesday evening next.
Progressive Whist Social Oct 8th,
under auspices of Alexandra Hive
L. O. T. M. All Ladias of the Maccabees and friends cordially iuvited it)
The J. Ai Flett Ltd. is having an
annex built at the rear of their Mt.
Pleasant Store 26x60 feet. Manager
W R. Owen finds his business is increasing so rapidly that he is compelled to
make this largo increase to his floor
Florailigs' Caseara Tablets for headache and liver troubles; 25c at the
Mt. Pleasant Drug Store, M. A. VV.
Co , phone 790.
Mew Season's M#_ffearjr
New Sheetings, Towels, Blankets,
Etc., Eto.
Jas. f1. R0BERTSON;23O|^ftS^ve'
LocqS Items.
Property (central) yielding f8!000 per
year, for sale by Whitney ifc Haalett.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joliu Glover of Vernon,
and children, aro visitiug their pt rents
Mr, and Mrs. Goo. Glover, 415 Seventh
aveuue east.
Mrs Ji D. Ferguson of Britannia,
B. O., has boeu visiting her parents
Mr. aud Mrs. W. R. Verge, Teuth
aveuue, this weok.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Glover, Mrs.
Donaldson nud family, Mrs. MoOollanri
family have returned from their sum
mer camp at Kitsaliun..
Mrs. and Miss GHllu a'l of Wcstniin-
stir avi'inie. returned ou Monday from
a week's usit with Mr, nud Mis. Jack
Gilliiuiii, Luilysmitli, B. C.
Mrs. Oonuell, mother in-law of Mr.
F. W. Stone, recently arrived from
Ontario nnd will make her homo with
Mr. Stone nud family, Bridge street
Lupus, tuberculous affections,
skin diseases, Inflammatory pains
and nervousness. Marvellous euros
at Electric Ray Parlors, 864 Granville street. (Capt. H. B. Walton),
1 to 9 p. m.
Mr. W. J. Hunter, Uit'3 Manager of
the Snscntchewun ''Reporter," is a new
arrival ill the city, and paid a visit to
•'The Advocato" Office tills week. Mr
Htihter may locate in Vancouver Ho is
the guest df his brother Mr. Actou oi
Nbrth Arm road, South Vancouver.
—'•The Advocate" is always pleased
to receive from i-s renders any items of
local interest such as liflMoe'a of peoplo
visitiug ou Mt. Pleasant or of local
residents visiting outside points, all
social affairs, chnrch nnd lodgo HOWs,
birthsi inari'iii-'es, eto.
at Chas.   SY.MO-S'  TAILOR  SHOP
Ninth & Westmiuster aves., Up-stairs
Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing
and Dyeing. TRY HIM
Sturgeon, Fresh Spring
Salmon, Sockeye, Halibut, Codfish, Smelt.
VEGETABLES.—Wax Beans, Vegetable, Marrow, Beets, Cabbages, Spring
Oninus, Carrots, Cucumbers.
Successor to Woodrow & Williams' Fish Market
Fish, Poultry & Vegetables.
Westminster roam nml Ninth avonuo.
Miss Inn Slocum, late of Toronto, iini
opened a Studio ill the Vnncouver Co)
lege -of Mude, corner of Duiisuiuir nud
Howe streets. Miss Slocum gives vocal
and piano instruction nud will be glad
to meet with auy prospective pupils foi
the piano or voico culture.
Mrs. Geo. Webb mid daughter loft
Friday last, for thoir home iu Calgary.
after a visit with Mr. hud Mrs. W. R,
Owen, Westminster road. Miss E
Oweu accompnuiod Mrs. and Missjessie
Webb and will speud about six week-
iu Calgury.
Mr Wi G Taylor of Dufferin street
west, will leave today for Victorin
whoro ho will represent Court Vancou
ver I. Oi F., of Mt. Pleasnnt, ut tin
session of the High Court of B C.
which opens Oct. 1st.
JewelLi—Born to Mr. nnd Mrs
Melville Jewell. Tenth uveuiie west
Sept. 22d, a sou.
BuTi'KRJ'ii'.i.D.—Bortl to Mr. and Mrs
Frederick Butterfleld, 585 Hetuitktft
streot, Septi loth, a sun
5-rnOm Hbnse on Westminster ave
nne, *6.GOO,% cash Whitney & Harlctt.
«4,i0 Westminster avuimti.
For Sale By
Hrs. R. Whitney
Wl_itnev& Hazlett
W. A. Hatlett
2450 Westminster ave.
*^****'*******f******0r*''t?*ll**t?.'<. fy.me>090**00^.P09^^00990000!
************0**0**'.^0****** t ::t0<i-O'..*0**0f*K*******0***0
F. W. STONE, Prop.,
ALL KINDS OF .  Sixth and  !
MILL WOOD. Willow streets.
Telephones 2310 nnd H1C95.
99&0*& *» .►Pv:-»sRi-s>-sys-f*--M>-^^
Junction oi Westminster road nnd Westminster avenue. SERVICES at 11 h . 111.,
and 7: mi p. in.: Sunday School ii t -_: :'■(> p.m.
Rev. Herbert \V, Piercy, Pastor; residence
02 Kie\ until avenue west.
Corner Tenth avenue nnd Ouiitiio street
SERVICESat lin. in., ninl 7 p. m.i Sunday
School and BlUle Class 2:30 p.m. Bev. J. P.
West—an, pastor.
'arnouago 128Eleventh avenue, went. Tele
•ilioiie Hl-IU.
Corner Ninth avenuo mid 'Inchon Btreet
s El; VICES ut n n. m.,and 7:30 p. m.i Sumliiy
School atS'.tlOp.m. Rev.3eo.A.WIlson, ft.A.
PuHtor. Midi— 128 Seventh Avenue west)
Toi. 1066.
St Michael s, (Anglican).
Corner Ninth  aveuue ami I'lin-c -Edward
streot. si: it vices ni lla.m., and7:80 p.m.,
HnlyCiimililllllnn 1.-.I ninl .',(1 SlllKlnyi- ill iinii
imintii rtftur nnii'iiii'.i: prnyi'i'. 2il and 4th Sun
Inynatsu. in. Suuday Bchool ut 2i30 p.m.
Rov. li. II. Wilson. Rector.
Rectory oornor Eighth ra. ami Pilnos
Edward stl'cBti Toleohoue 111709.
Advent Ohrlltlan Churoh, Seventh avenue,
near Westminster iivc-mi.', Rev. Chas. P,
Kittredge, Pastor, Resfdonoe, Tw.enty-flrsl
avenue. SERVICES: 11 u.m. and 7:80 p.m.
every Sunday! Sunday School in a. ro.;
t.nyiil Workers 6:43 p. in. Prayer Mooting
Weduesday evening ut 8 p. in.
Reorganized Chusch of Jesus Christ
of Latter Day Saints, 2*>- Westminster ave-
nne. sen ices at 6o'clock every Bundayeve*
alngby EldOrJ.fi. Ratuoy; Sunday School ut
7 o'clook. Prayer-uieettng every Wednesday
evening at 8 o'clook,
WHitNEY & HazletT
' Plume  nl405
. Pleasant
I. O.  O. F.
Mt. Ploasaut Lodge Ko. IDmoetsevrrJJI
Tuesday nt 8 p. m , in Oddfellows Hall/
Westminster aveline,   Mt. Pleasant.
Sojourning brethren Cordially iiivitod (
to attend.
"(Joule Grand—Stanley Morrison.
RecoRdino Secuetahy—F. Trimble.
Alexandra Hive No. 7,  holds regular i
Review  2d nu.. lth Tuesdays of Piirhl
month in  Knights   of  Pythias    Hull i
Wi St.ininst.T avonue.
Vrsitiug Lndies always Weloome,
Lady Commander—Mrs, N. Pettipireo, |
25 Tenth avonuo, east..
Lndy Recorder Keeper—Mrs. Butbhart)
enruer Eleventh and Manitoba. I
L. (.). L.
Mt. Pleasant L. O, L.1
No. IK49, moots tin- 1st plid |
!id Thursday of aach mouth)
at ti p. m ,  in the K. of  B
All     visiting    Brethroii'
# cordially welcome
J. Martin, W. M„
l'il Ninth avonuo, cast. 1
1. O. F.
Court Vancouver 1828, Independent I
Ordor of Fin-festers nu ols 2d and 4th j
Mondays of each month at 8 p.m., inj
Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting brethren always weloome,
Chief RanoeR—A. Pengellff.
Recording Secretary— M. J. Orehani
887 Prlnoessstreet, Cltyifl
Financial Secretary—Ralph S. Cum-,
mings "Advocate" Ofiice, Mt. Pleasant I
Vancouver Council, No. aila, meots]
every 2d nud 4th Thursdays .of eachI
month, in I O. O. F., Hall, West-j
minstor avenue.
Sojourning  FHends alwnys welcome
E. R. FlewWelling, Chief Councillor
2.-.- OntiirlO street.
Mrs. O. G. Jtinnii*, Recorder
sis Scvfinth avenue, oust.
Advocate $1
for 12 Months'


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