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NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 27, 1914.
Price Five Cents,
CONTINUE ufflffi
ON N.T.R. RfPORT
Solicitor  General   Defends
Findings���Liberal Member Criticizes.
BATTLE IS ON      OVER 2,000 KILLED
TO REPEAL CLAUSE!     NEAR TORREON
Construction    Commission  Was    Not
Capable���Lower    Grades    and
Longer Curves.
Special Rule to Limit Debate
on Panama Tolls Question Is up.
One Hour to Discuss Rule Today and
Then  Vote Will eB Taken���
Champ Clark Opposed.
Fate of Federal Stronghold,
However,  Is  Still  in
Doubt.
Conflicting  Reports as to Success of
Villa's   Attack���Fighting
Continues.
Washington, 'March  26.���The greatest  legislative  battle   yet  undertaken
ii to, March {0. The. debate on
il*.' N T. R; report was continued In
tin* house today by Hon. Arthur
Meighen, solicitor general, and Wil- ! b> President Wilson's administration
Hum German, Liberal member for ; was begun today with the presentation
Weiiand. Mr* Meighen, who spoke Lf a special rule In the house to limit
i-.r over three hours, devoted all his I debate and prohibit amendment on
attention to lhe speech made by linn, j ttlr* administration's proposal to repeal
��.eorge P. Graham, the former minis- the provision of the Panama canal act
ter of railways, who made* the motion ! allowing f'.ee passage or American
ol  censure which is now the  subject 1 ships.
matter of discussion. Mr. Meighen I For two hours the rule was alter-
cuvered in detail all phases of the|nately defended and attacked in heat-
dispute. He defended the Gutelius- i ,.d debate in the house. When ad-
Btaunton commission as one which jjourniuent came with an hour of de-
was quite proper for the government | bate on the rule left over for tomorrow
to name. Tlle Liberals, he said, had j Speaker Champ Clark, who has not
ncv. r been satisfied with commls- ; yet announced his postition on the re-
sions named by themselves, so It was I peal policv, issued a statement vigor-
UOt 1-. be expected that the Consena* * ously opposing the rule.
lives would  be able' to name one  to | No Reason for Rush.
suit them.
Report Justified.
Mr. Meighen defended the findings
Oi the commission lu regard to the
manner in which contracts had been
let, the Transoona shops, their critic
Ism ihat money had been wasted on
slee) bridges, lower (trades and longer
curvi a than were necessary. He
contended that the commission
named by the late government was
not one which any railway company
or any other government would have
named to construct a transcontinental line. He maintained tbat the record  cf the original construction com*
"Surely there is nothing sacred
about this repeal bill, and there is no
reason for this mad rush," Speaker
Clark said in his statement, "1 will
not be a party to ramming such a
rule down  the  throats  of  members."
Impressed with the Importance of
a measure which the president has
characterized as necessary to the conduct of his administration's foreign
policy, an extraordinary attendance of
members was on the floor when the
rule was presented. GallerleB and
floor were ctowded. Throngs of spectators occupied the stairways and
overflowed   into   the   corridors.     The
Eagle Pass, Texas, March 2H.--After
the repulse of General Francisco Villa
and his rebel army, fighting has been
resumed in the attack near Torreon at
Noe, a few miles north of Gomez Palacio. This was the substance of a
dispatch   to   federal   headquarters   in
f ATE OF GOVERNMENT
DEPENDS ON ASQUITH
Outlook Darkens as Result of Developments Yesterday-
Unconfirmed Rumor That Whole Army Council Has
Resigned���Resignation of Generals French and Ewart
Will Be Declined���May Retire from Army Council.
London, March 26.���The outlook for the government
has distinctly darkened as the result of developments of
the last 24 hours. The statement of the premier tomorrow
in reference to the resignations of high officers of the
pie'dras' Negras' iate "todVy."'s'aw to army is keenly awaited.  It may decide the fate of the gov-
have* been sent direct from the battles- .       -.    . ��� -
field  by General  Maas.
An earlier message which was explained as relating to events of last
night, said:
"Our arms victorious at Gomez Palacio. More than 2000 killed, wounded
and prisoners.    Cavalry pursuing."
Federal officials at Pledras Negras
terpreted the later message from
General Maas as meaning that Villa
had been driven from Gomez I'alaclo,
hut whether the engagement at Noe
was a final stand by the rebels In retreat, or a renewal of the attack on
Torreon could  not be explained.
The fe-deral dispatches received at
Piedras Negras were over the government wire into Monterey.
Genera! Maas, military governor of
the northern zone of Mexico, was reported in a Mexico City dispatch to
have .gone from Monterey with 700
men ln armored automobiles to reinforce Velasco at Torreon.
ernment. It is understood that the prime minister will
state that the government has refused to accept the resignations of Generals French and Ewart, though it is doubtful if they will continue to act as members of the army
council after the repudiation of the compact with General
Gough.
The wildest rumors are in circulation. It is asserted
in some quarters that the whole army council has resigned
but this cannot be confirmed. It is significant that the
government has notified its intention of securing the royal
assent to the Consolidation Fund bill on Tuesday next,
the day on which the debate on the home rule bill will be
resumed.
STABBING Aff RAY
IN WEST END
Walter Ross in Hospital Seriously Wounded as Result of Fracas.
Three  Are  Lodged  in Jail  Including
Italian���Injured  Man Took  no
Part in Trouble.
mi** on had been one of extravagance : spectators came when the house met
and waBte aud everything in the re-1 at 11 o'clock this morning, as routine
pore of the present commission j business delayed the tolls bill and the
named by the present government to nervous tension on the floor grew
llnd the cost waa justified, | more tense.
Partisan   Finding. j     The    legislative    way    finally    was
Mr   German,    who    followed,    said   cleared    and at 4 o'clock Heprescnta-
then ihe report was a partisan finding I tlve Henry, chairman of the rules eom-
irom beginning to end. It was design
ed enly to hurt the Liberal pnrty and
the G. T. P. The cry that the road
would not pay was the cry of little
'���,in;.dlanH whe lied no faith in their
country. The. changing of the grades,
he said, would mean serious difficulties for the government in the future
because the G. T. P. could not be
compelled io take over the line. Mr.
Chan.berlln  had  never agreed  to the
mlttee. presented the rule limiting de
bate on the Simins bill to 20 hours and
precluding amendment except for a
single motion to recommit. Brief argument brought about agreement for
three hours of debate on the rule and
the preliminary skirmish of the greatest legislative struggle of a decade
was on.
Representative Henry to a house si-
i lently attentive attacked the rule and
change and his letter of protest ; launched Into a defence of the
stands as a menace to the govern- repeal bill. Then followed argument
inrnt in the future. Mr. German de- ! in which the rule received little at-
clared that he had confidence enough ' tentlon, as compared with the merits
in   Canada and   the  country   through j of  the  measure,  and   the  president's
which the new transcontinental line
will run to believe that it will pay
within a few years.
The    adjournment    of    the  debate*
was moved   by  J.  B.   Armstrong,    of
Lambton,  who  will  speak  tomorrow.]
Tho debate will not be. concluded this j
W ee k
foreign policy, the right of the govern
ment to exercise control of the canal
it has built and the economic advisability of free tolls fur American ships
were dragged back and forth into the
discussion.
MME. CAILLAUX
REGRETS HER ACT
AUCTION OEF TWO
CONFISCATED BOATS
The  Figaro Baited Her Husband.
Other Excuse Can She Find
���Weeps on Stand.
No
I American Vessel Active Brings $4000
While Bonita Sells for $255���
Few Siddeis.
f'.iris, March 26.���With a cry of indignation during her cross-examination hy Magistrate Boucard at the
preliminary Inquiry into the killing
of M. Calmette, Mine. Caillaux re'*
minded Ihe magistrate how the
Figaro had baited her husband about
ihe "Thy .Joe" letter. She tben be
lean to weep.
-I regret profoundly the consequences of my act,"
amid her tears. "I
thousand times that the campaign
had continued rather than 1 should
have killed M. Calmette. It is impossible to tlnd In my act another
cause than that which I have given."
M. Boucard Bought an explanation
of the discrepancies In Mme. Call-
laux'B recital before' him and the
story ehe told the police.
I     Very few bidders were on deck at
ithe Sapperton wharf yesterday after-
i noon when the American vessels Ac*
I Uve and  Lonita. a nllscated by    the
I fisheries department, were   put   up
for auction.    There  was a  large    attend nice   but   only   a   few   appeared
Interested as  to purchase nnd  Auctioneer Tom Trapp   practically   confined his remarks to the inner circle
of the ring.
The Active, which   is the larger of
snld the witness I the  two  vessels,   was   knocked  down
would  prefer    a j to   Dan   Woodward,   of   Victoria,   for
$4000.    Mr.   Woodward  jumped   the
price   from  $H300  to  the  $4000 mark
which  look the wind out of the sails
of tlu> Other bidders.    A $25 bid started for Hie Ilonita. going up by  fives
to $265, when it was knocked down tn
a Mr.  Hampton,  of    Roberts    Creek.
Hoth boats ate said to be bargains at
the purchase  price.
Another Dispatch.
Washington, March 26.���The Constitutionalist agency here tonight gave
out the following telegram from Rafael Mubqulz, Constitutionalist agent
at El Paso:
"Gomez Palacio and Lerdo are in
our hands and Torreon Ib completely
surrounded. We are expecting victory at any hour."
Conflicting   Reports.
El  Paso, Tex.. March 26.���Conflicting reports today left the situation at
(Continued ou Page Four. J
"I StH^iF
SAID KRAFCHENKO
Withdraw   Resignations. I
London, March 2G.���That the gov- |
ernment is facing a situation of ex-!
treme difficulty Is proved by the fact
that Premier Asquith was not iu a
position tonight to make his promised
statement in parliament and It was
consequently postponed until tomorrow.
The air is full of rumors, among
the ��� most credible being the report
that Colonel Seely is, after all, to quit
the war office by an exchange, of
portfolios with Louis Harcourt, secretary for the colonies.
The ouly new facts In the situation
today were to be found in the resignation of Field    Manual    Sir    John
tween Buckingham palace, the war
office and Downing street were carried on throughout the day, and it
was known that the strongest efforts
were being made lo induce Held Marshal French and General Ewart to
reconsider their action. The prime
minister called a hurrkd meeting of
the cabinet at Ills residence after it
was decided to postpone the statement to parliament.
Later it was* announced, with a
show of authority that both French
and Ewart had at last consented io
withdraw  their resignations.
In Ireland no change has occurred.
French, chief of the imperial general ] Belfast remains quiet, and although
staff, and Sir John Spencer Ewart, (it is asse.rted that the officers at the
adjutant    general,     from     the    army / Curragh camp are determined  to re-
With a deep gash In the back of
the neck and several severe wounds
over the right temple and around the
face, Walter Uoss. a widower, residing in the Sutherland hlock. Mclnnes
street, was taken to the Itoyai Columbian hospital early this morning
where he lies In a serious condition.
Three men were placed under arrest
for complicity in the fracas, one being an Italian, who is believed to
have done the carving.
According to  details picked  up by
the police immediately following tbe
mix up. it would appear that a gangot
men    approached    the    Bhoe    repair
stand of the Italian under arrest, and
made an attempt to break Into   the
premises    located    in    the    Sterling
block. Fearing that a Becond attempt
to rob the place would be successful,
a  futile  effort    having    been    made
some months ago, the Italian is supposed   to  have   armed  himself   with
the razor which was later picked up
by the police and gave chase to the
would-be robberB.
Walter Ross, so the story goeB, was
walking past the shoe store at tbe
time and when passed by the gang cf
men on the run, he called upon them
to silence the loud noise they were
making. The next thing he remembers was receiving a gash in the neck
by a sharp Instrument followed by
an attack from the front which disfigured his visage.
Dr. Kenny was called and he patched up the man's'wounds until he was
taken to the hospital where he was
called on to again stop the flow of
blood.
Ross is a man about 60 years old
and is employed as a longshoreman.
The Italian will probably come up
for bearing before Magistrate Edmonds in  police court this morning.
. although a remand is sure to be aak-
rouneil. The rumor persists that sian because of the repudiation or / e(j for as (he injured man is fn no
other members of the army council  Colonel Seely's guarantee by the gov-.! condition to leave the hospital.   Tbe
t, ���...     tfm���tt,.-.'.. A 1   a���warn .v\r.n ��� ha       nndiol        raulonat trtma tart. .. '. . . ... ��� 	
have resigned.
Negotiations and
conferences    be-
I eminent,   no   actual   resignations,   so
I far as known, have occurred.
Driver of Auto Tells of Fear
Compelled Ride With
Bandit.
Identifies   Man   Acused   of   Murdering
Bank   Manager at  Plum
Coulee.
TO BRING BIM
BACK FROM CALGARY
John  V. Cureil   Will   Face Charge of
Embezzlement   in the Burnaby
Court.
PREPARES PLANS
fOR NEW PLANT
authorities at tbe    Institution
thai he will recover.
state
flNAUY CONCLUDE
SPECIAL ASSIZES
St.
Mungo    Canning   Company   Will
Double  Capacity���Start Construction Soon.
James    Hodgklnson,    Nanaimo    Merchant,  Released on  Suspended
Sentence.
'Cartoons" His Way Out
of Folsom State Prison
Evan   Burton   Johnson,   Well     Known
Newspaper Arti.st, Has Sentence
Commuted,
Evan Bur-
cartoonist
both sides
Sacramento, March 26.
ton Johnson, newspaper
and writer, well known on
of the continent will be released from
Folsom state prison on Saturday morning, his sentence or tour years having been commuted by Governor Hi*
reirn W. Johnson.
Jofonson, it Is aald, literally cartooned his way OUt of prison. During
his incarceration of less than om*
vesi   he drew at leasl  200 cartoons
trenchantly portraying hia views of
penal servitude and politics, many of
whicli reached the executive office.
Johnson did not seek publication of
anv of liis humorous or satirical work
but some of the most powerful of hi*-
prison sketches and political cartoons
have found their way to Governor
Johnson's office.
During a visit to the prison Governor Johnson Interviewed the cartoonist-convict ami was Weresled sufficiently to order an investigation
which led to the commutation of the
man's sentence.
Johnson pleaded guilty on May 28,
lllir! to cashing a worthless check in
Stockton, A week after he' pleaded
guilts he began a fight to establish
liis  Innocence and  regain his liberty, i ln th
Morden.   Man..  March  26.���William
Dyck, who carried away in his livery
auto,  the   Plum   Coulee  hank   robber
ami the* murderer of H. M. Arnold, today ri'told  on  the witness stand  the
story of his fear-compelled drive with
the bandit.    Ile told of meeting John
Krafchenko. the prisoner now charged
wit'.t   '.he   robbery   and   murder,   the
night before the crime and said Krafchenko had compelled him at the point
of a  revolver to promise to drive a
friend  of   Krafchenko's   who had   got
Into trouble with the police, away from
Plum  Coulee  on  the  morrow.    Kraf-
chenko, swore Dyck. had given minute
directions which the following day at
noon   he   followed   out   to  the   letter.
Krafchenko said his friend would come
down thi   lane behind the Queen's holed, would be dressed In a black coat
and  wear a beifrd, and  look  like  an
old Jew.   Dyck was to drive him away
Immediately he got into the car
Recognizes Prisoner.
The next day, the day of tlu* robbery,
Dyck's car was standing in the prom-
Ised   spot,   the   engine   running,   anil
Dyck   ready   at  the  wheel.    A   man
dressed  as  described  the  night   before by  Krafohtnko came out of the
lane mentioned, jumped 'in the car and
pointing his revolver at Dyck forced
him  to drive  furiously away.    Dyck
speeded up his car, and on the stand
today   he  described  the  route  taken,
told of the "man In black" being loaded down with bundles of bills ami two
bags of  silver, of his taking off bis
beard   when   they   cleared   the   town,
and  of  his  recognizing  him  ns  John
Kart chenko.
"I Sho' Him."
Dyck told of Krafchenko counting
tha money and of his fin-all) taking off
the black coat and hiding it in some
willows. He identified the coat which
was produced in court this coat being
die' one which was Identified by wlt-
nesses ns the one found by detectives.
It Is also the same coat identified this
morning by Winter Humboldt, and his
wife as the coat lent by Humboldt to
Krafchenko and which Krafchenko
had never returned.
Dyck said that Krafchenko told him
as they sped along that b.6 hoped he
had not killed the "son of -
Dyck asked him whom lie meant, to
which  Krafchenko  replied!   "Arnold.
1 shot him through the ehoulder "
The court adjourned with Dyck Still
box.
After a search which has occupied
tbe attention of police officials on
both sides of the international border
for a month, word was received by
Chief Parkinson, of the Burnaby
police, yesterday of the capture of
John V. Cureil, former manager ot
the McKay branch of Dow, Fraser &
Co.. who disappeared from Burnaby
on February 2S. Cureil was placed
under arrest yesterday in Calgary by
Chief Alfred Cuddy who immediately
sent a wire to the Hurnaby chief noti-1
fving  him   he   was  holding  the   man   cent,   greater   than   tha
for   Instructions.     An   officer   win the existing cold storage
Following the signing of a new-
lease between the St. Mungo cannery
and the city in respect to waterlots
Nos. 20 and 21, James Anderson, of
the canning company, is losing nc,
time preparing plans for the new-
plant which is io be one of the most
up-to-date   refrigerating   cold   Btorage
concerns on the coast.   Yesterday Mr. , .
\nderson visited the city hall where morning closed tbe protracted special
be laid a plan of the piling work to court of assize which has cost the
be done, before Mayor Gray. The | country about �����6,000, by thanking
new plant will cover an area 60 per-| the members of the large jury_ panel
that  covered  by''
After giving his freedom on suspended sentence to James HodgUin-
son. a Nanaimo merchant convicted
of having taken part in an unlawful
assembly in the coal city during the
strike troubles there last August, the
honorable Justice Morrison  yesterday
ex-
and will also
feet   wide     be-
tbe    outer
leave Edmonds tonight to bring back j allow for a wharf  4.
the man when   he   will   be charged tween the buildings and
with embezzlement of $2700. P Vmf'
Fearing that any  publicity    would j     Ll:.*  Preset
allow Cureil to    make    a    successful' "������*���
getaway  the   liurnaby    police    main-' is  1
tained secrecy  when  the  man  dlsap-  8|eamJ ��"t1    ,      ...     .       ,  ,, ���.,     ,_.,.
peered.   lie was traced through   to electrical.unit.   Tenders tor pile dm
Seattle and Spokane and from thence | ins   are   * *.-,������ ��� "*<i
back into  British  Columbia  and    Al
machinery    will    be
than doubled as  Mr.  Anderson
nnlnc   to  eliminate  the  present
md Install an additional
berta. Cureil is expected to be
brought back to Edmonds by Wednesday of next week when a remand will
be asked for in order to allow all details concerning the charge to be'
prepared.
to be called for
some time this week, while the Una!
plans fcr the buildings are expected
I to 1.' iu the hands of the city council and the building inspector
In April.
e aiiy
DENFENCE WITNESSES HOSTILE
BECAUSE THEY'RE  NOT  PAID
Contingent from Canada.
Winnipeg, March 26.- Five iluius
and Orangemen from all over Manitoba will meet tn Winnipeg next
week to discuss the situation in
Lister nnd decide upon what action
the Manitoba Orangemen will take to
aid the men of Ulster. It is understood that recruits will be enrolled
for a contingent that will go to the
support, of the Lister volunteer army
and arrangements will be made to
send a cash contribution lo the anti-
home rule fund in Ireland,
for their conscientious assistance
tending over such a long period.
His lordship referred to the steady
and consistent attitude Of the jurors
during the session which commenced
on November 24 last. "1 consider It,"
said his lordship, "one of the most
creditable instances in the history of
tlie country that such a large body of
the backbone of the community
should come to help out the administration of justice in such a willing,
patient and sympathetic manner. I
thank you all for your attendance
and the splendid sense of duty which
you have' displayed.''
Applause from the jurors ln the
body of the court greeted his lordship's remarks.
TO ASSIST SIR WILLIAM.
New  Vork.  March  28.:  That  Frank
Tannebaum, the youthful leader of the,  ..
Industrial  Workers of the World, uc-i i      ���*���**     e*rjtch    Appointed     Assistant
cused of taking part in an unlawful      President of Canadian  Northern,
assemblage of the "army" of idle men]     Montreal. March 26. -The Canadian
who Invaded St Alphonsus1 church oa  Northern railway is to have an assist-
May 4, exhorted his followers to dis*   ant   president,  whose  duties  will   be
to  assist   Sir   William   Mackenzie   In
PRESIDENT  APPROVES
PAGES  SPEECH
Washington, March 26.���
Having received a copy of
Ambassador Page's recent
speech in London to which
Senator Chamberlain and
others toeik i gception on account of references to the
Monroe doctrine nnd the
Panama canal. Presldenl Wilson told callers today he
thought Lhe Bpeeoh was perfectly proper.
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order   was   denied   by   scores  of   witnesses at Ills trial here today.
It  was said  that  after shelter  was
refused the unemployed In the church j department.
Tannebaum tried to lead his follow ers | n0er  ,������ thf
peacefully from the edifice.
There was a demonstration in court
when .IO of the witnesses for the defence, waiting to be called, learned
that sLite's witnesses were entitled! to
fees of 50 cents each, while they re
ceived nothing.
"We' want the state to feed us." lliey
I =hmited.
'     "lf   we   go,   we   won't  come   back,"
I they threatened.
"If you do not you will be In contempt of Court," warned a bailiff,
"What do we care about contempt
for this court or any other court?"
tl.ey chorused as a Bquad of policemen
drove them  Into the street.
all brunches of railway work, without being confined to any particular
L. C. Frttch, chief engi-
Chicago (ireat Western
railway, has been given the appointment and will assume his new duties
April l with headquarters at Toronto.
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SCHOONER  LOST:
SIX ARE DROWNED
Edmonton  Growing.
tt|     Edmonton.   March   26.    Edmonton's
ii:   population  shows a growth of 12  per
���":��� i cent according to the new  city elirec*
���"   lory. ,   .
i
Washington, March 26,���
Lobs at sea of the American
schooner Hattle P. Simpson
with her captain and tlve
other members ot the crew.
vvas reported to lhe navy department tonight in a relayed
wireless message from the
steamship Caracas, which has
on board three survivors of
the schooner.
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THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
FRIDAY.  MARCH  27, 1914.
Ri&r*
An Independent morning paper devoted to the Interests of New Westminster anel
tha Kraser Valley. Published every morning except Sunday by the National Printing
and Publishing Company, Limited, at S3 McKtnzie Street, New Westminster. British
Columbia. ROBB SUTHERLAND. Managing Director.
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payable to The National Printing and Publishing Company. Limited.
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SHAH HAND'S
DREAM il REALISED
FRIDAY  MORNING, MARCH 27, 1914.
Interesting     Article     on     Nat cnal.sl
Struggle  for  Home   Rule  for
Over a Century.
bey by the hair and was holding
him with one hand and trying to
switili on the light with another
when the lad slipped away. The
clergyman pursued aud struck one
hoy on the head with an umbrella.
Another blow left a dent in the front
door.    No los3  was discovered.
PETER THE PACKER.
Some
IS THE JURY OBSOLETE?
Whether the jury system has outlived its usefulness
is a question which was heard discussed in the corridors
of the court not a few times during the lengthy session of
the special assize just closed in this city. Elsewhere, notably in eastern Canada, the matter has been the subject
of consideration for some time.
Back in the darker ages, when man was first given
the privilege of trial by a jury of his peers, conditions
were so immeasurably different from those of today that
it would be a matter for wonderment if the jury system,
as originated then, would meet all or the majority of the
requirements of this period. In those days might was
more than likely to be right, news travelled slowly, or not
at all, and ignorant superstition and prejudice were as
often as not the guiding stars in the administration of
what vvas termed justice.
As nearly as we can judge, the jury was established
to prevent the weak being oppressed in the name of justice
by the strong. In that endeavor it has done incalculable
good in the past, but, with our modern, safety-valved and
carefully-checked system of administering justice there is
room for reasonable doubt of the jury's usefulness.
Our judges are chosen, or, at least, are supposed to
be chosen, because of their high moral standards, their exalted codes of honor and their ability and learnedness in
the law. The judge of today is infinitely and beyond calculation the superior of his prototype of the time when
juries first were used, but, on the other hand, the man who
sits in the jury box, though in education and accomplishments towering above the man who sat there several hund- Cl, w:;i. ril.=,,i:,;i,,,:i,., u ,��� ��,���
reds of years ago, still brings to the discharge of his duties j tesutnts.   They were successful   in
,, i     i       j< i i   j d i -i i ,, vvresting  from  the    English    govern-
the same lack of knowledge of legal procedure, the same j ment in 1872 a most unwilling recog-
mind untrained in the sifting of evidence and the ,ame ^rt^lnT^atTi^^
prejudices.
It does seem that, in retaining the jury system, we
are providing against contingencies which have been
buried under our present advanced state of civilization
and our modern machinery of the law.
It was possible before the day of the jury and even
for many years after its inception to "railroad" a personal
enemv to imprisonment for life or even to the scaffold,
provided sufficient influence was brought to bear. It was
not only possible, but it frequently was done. Today such
a thing is so highly improbable that it is placed almost be-1r;ply' *?l*toiJ10n01, of his
_j ji      1 j        e ��� 1        1 ��� * port  of  Dublin   was   rem
yond the bounds of consideration.
The great factor which is operating to render the ser*
vices 01 tne jui*3Hinneeessary is the publicity given to court patriot* wero conspiring against the
proceedings. Oppression under the cloak'of justice as a ^T^^nated^n' ^^WSSfS
regular practice died a natural death when the telegraph iso3 winch was quickly put down by
made possible the modern newspaper and so long as judge., SJ^KuSSS Z?W\omt
are chosen for their integrity and ability and the press patriot, Robert Emmet, a tragedy
enjoys its present freedom in reporting court proceedings Sf bS^f ^r^8\menh0tle wide
the evil to offset which the jury was created will he unable ��,���< rid around
to rear its head.
The following article oa the situation in Ireland appears in the Spokesman-Review:
"Presently the car (a jaunting car)
stops before an extremely big red
house, In that extremely large square.
Stephen's green, where Mr. O'Connell
says there is oue day or other to be
a parliament."
Thus wrote Thackery. on the occasion of his visit to Dublin, some 70-
odd years ago. Year in and year out,
by day and by night, when the mista*
hang low that give Ireland its distinctive verdure, as when the green
island lies smiling in its surpassing
sunshine���that dream of Irish freedom and an Irish parliament, made
up of Irishmen mailing laws for Irish
men and women, has been the haunting, impelling motive of a long and
varied struggle which has never
ceased since another false and venal
Irish parliament voted away Its very
existence under the aci of union of
1801.
lt seems ironically appropriate that
the old time parliament building, vacated through Rltt'l gross use of
money and official bribery, was given
over to banking uses. "The bank and
other public buildings of Dublin are
I justly famous," wrote Thackery. "In
tiie former may still be seen the
I room which was the house of lords.
I formerly, and where the bank directors now sit, under a clean marble
image of George III. The house of
commons has disappeared for the accommodations of clerks and cashiers."
In justice, to Irish Catholics the historic fact must here be added that
the Irish parliament that corruptly
voted away Irish independence by the
act of union of 1S01 was made up exclusively of Protestant members.
Catholics had long been disfranchised
and* deprived of the right to hold
public office.
One Led by Protestants.
Ireland'? long struggle for inde
pendence has been. In fact, more of a
racial than a religious contest.
though the religious aspect looms
large in the present crisis In Ulster.
Grattan and Flood, lenders of tlle
agitation  at  the  time of the  Amerl-
unsuccessful, effort to repeal the
laws against Catholics. Protestant
Clsier was largely Presbyterian at
that period and"hostile :o English
rule and ils enforced preference for
the Established Church of England.
As the Catholics were disfranchised.
T'lster had then no dread of Roman
Catholic political dominance, t'ne im-
pelllllg motive of their present sinister protest against the t.at.'.otialist
struggle.
Extraordinary efforts were made at
'In* time of the union of 1801 tc
popularize it. King George IV.- visit
I'd Iredand In great pomp and pan-
landing the
port of Dublin was renamed Kingstown in "place of Dunleary. But the
king had no sooner gotten back
ncross the Irish channel than ardent
Stories   nt  Ireland's   Retiring
Lord Chief Justice.
So far from resenting tbe description of "Peter the Packer," bestowed
upon blm by the Nationalists, on account of tbe manner in which he resolutely set aside jurors notoriously in
sympathy with defendants in cases
which came before him, when Mr.
Balfour was Irish Secretary and the
Coercion Act vas in force. Lord
O'Brien, who has just tendered his
resignation as Lord Chief Justice of
Ireland, has, on more than one occasion, remarked that tbe title was
quite justified.
"I certainly eliminated from the
jury-box," he has said, "those who
were prejudiced. I did so without
apology, and would do 1'. again if in
the same position. I ought to have
been called 'The Oreat Ilnpacker'."
It has been truly said that Lord
O'Brien has had some bitter political
opponents, but not a single enemy.
He is a typical Irishman ��� genial,
kind-hearted and witty, with a brogue
of exceptional strength. He was
Queen Victoria's guest on several occasions during Her Majesty's last
visit to Ireland, and he greatly amused the Queen on one occasion by describing how, wben traveling abroad
before his elevation, bo Inscribed
himself ln the books of the Swiss hotels as Her Britannic Majesty's First
Serji'ant-at-Law. Although the title
was strictly correct, 'ts pompous nature threw the officials of Switzerland into consternation, and they had
much to do to decide whether diplomatic courtesies were not due to this
high and mighty personage.
A story which Lord O'Brien Is rather fond of telling agalfii.t himself relates to an occasion when he hired a
hackney-car at Sligo for a drive after
a weary day in court. He mounted
the car beside the driver, and lhe
"jarvey," believing the Attorney-General, as Lord O'Brien then was, to
be inside tho vehicle, remarked,
"That's a  bard   man  inside."
"Ves," said Lord O'Brien, T believe he is a man with an indifferent
reputation."
At the end of the drive the A��tor-
ney-General handed the "jarvey" a
gold coin, and the surprised and delighted man, looking lirst at lhe coin
and then at th" Attorney-General,
whom he then recognized, said:���-
"Well, afther all, the divil isn't as j
black  as he's painted."
RARE ANIMALS.
BUSINESS  DIRECTORY
AUDITOR   AND   ACCOUNTANT.
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NKW   WESTMINSTER   1/TIX1K   No   3
h. p. a !���: of D. C_ meat tin* tint .,,'';
third   Kriday  lit   ">  p.ni..   UiLur Tempi.
Seventh and  Royal avenue,    a   w.iu
Urny.  Exalted Ruler;  P.  II. Smith S. .
retary.
LOOM.. NO IM���MEETS OM Kll-r
and third Tucsetay in each month uV n
p.m. In tin- Labor Temple. I>iv,i
Boyle,   Dictator;   W.  J.   GhSraa.  JSi
tary.
O. O. P. AMITE LODGUB NO. 17���rm,.
rr��uiar meeting or Aialty loan,, 11
tl. I. O. OF., la bold everyTlondL.
nlabt at I o'clock la Odd Fellow" Hid?
corner Carnarvon and Ktefatb ���tn��t��'
Viel.ing* brethem ������wdWUiy "nEXi
H. W. Sangster. NO.; J. �� wjjg*
V. O.; W. C. coatnam, P a ,*ni'l'
Ins secretary: J. l^Eo&aa&^rSE
clal eecretary. ~."wuaw. rin��n-
A Multitude of Wonders Are   \��<.cra>
bled  In  (lie London /ou.
Never has London, Kng., seen such
a unique, interesting, and fascinating
show as that which has been installed
under the spacious roof of the Olympia, at South Ke lsinnton. by the two
enterprising son* of the late Mr. Carl
Ilagenbark, tbe famous dealer in wild
beasts.
Altogether, some 2,000 living
creatures have taken up their abode
ln this great hoi e of amusement.
There are no fewer than twenty full-
grown Bona, tifteen tigerB, ten leopards, thirty-eight Polar bears, over
300 monkeys of various species, SOO
birds, 100 flamingoes, twenty-live
cranes, ten pelicans, twenty large serpents, including a python 28 feet
long, said to be the longest in captivity, 100 snakes of various kinds,
deer and antelope by the score, len
zebras, six ostriches, fifteen elephants, four hippopotami, and a host
of other creatures gathered from
every quarter of the globe.
Indeed, the animals alone, exclusive of the principal performing
groups, are valued at $200,000, and
have been actually insured for > 185.-
000. The transportation of these
creatures from Hamburg, which Is
only twenty odd hours' journey from
London, cost $5,000. They were
brought over In 180 specially-designed traveling cages, attended, en
route, by over a score of keepers.
Every week the food bill at Olympia
amounts to nearly $1,600. Ib-fore
lhe doors were thrown Open on Boxing Day the promoters bad spent
$100,(100 on Ihe show.
Among Ibe animals there are some
exceedingly   rare   species,     creatures
which   cannol   even   be   seen   In   the
Zoological Oardena,   There are three
specimens cf the seal elephant from
the Antarctic regions, .;n animal that
ts  almost  extinct.     Full   grown   this : 1   e   it:, nr
creature measures  L'fi  feet In  length,
has a  girth  of   IS   feet,  and   weighs I
more than an ordinary elephant. They ���
are  valued  al   $7,5l)U  apiece*.      Then
there is a specimen of Ilie- pigmy hippopotamus from Liberia, which could
not be purchased  under a check for ���
$5,(100.   II   was obtained  some  elgh-j
teen   months  ago    with    four  others
from the interior of Liberia ley a dar-|CORBOULD,
ing hunter.   To aecure tin:-.- coveted
specimens  of  the   African   fauna  the
trapper  had   to  declare   war  against
one of th" native kings, who refUBed
to allow him io   brin;   lhe*   animals
out of his territory,
One of the principal features i r tl'"
exhibition is the display of wild life
In natural surroundings without iron
bars or cages obstructing the specta- w. p, Hansford, babrmte <
tors' view, i ir- a model in nilnia- llcllor, etc., Colliater Block oorner Si
mr.. of Hagenbeck'a tamoui Zoo In ^wter"1 tt.aTf*,nWo*"' **" w����-
Hamburg,    when*    wild    beast.*,    are i    |.t���������. iu.'  ' Uux  -M-    T*1��-
FUNERAL   DIRECTORS.
U:~"-��~**-:ALI^
street, opposite Carnegie library
.Most up-to-date funeral parlors j'*,
the city. Specialists In shippin.
Lady assistant in attendance *!
ways open. Day phone 17C, 'nig!,,
phone 81. ' "��� "
I
3.   BOWBLL   (SUCCESSOR   TO   (*,*v
ter  A   Hanna.   Ltd.)���Funeral ���iirJ.7'
and embalm*.**    P^lor."^' figBj
Street,   New  Weatmlnater.    rim.." ,,,*
BOARD   OF  TRADE.
TRADE��� NEW WESTMiu
star Hoard ol Trade meets In V . .. -'
roe,,,, City Hall, as follows: ThirdT*
day of each rnejnth; quarterly m���i,,L
on the third Friday of February'" 3..?
Aurust  and  November at  H  a,l' *'��'
^r��sriPif,^f?^^'
tary,
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PROFESSIONAL.
ORANT ft McCOI i ii i -
rtsters, .Solicitor., etc* tfl^ ^
Nsw.WMtmlnaten.   u. e. Oo*ouwl��
Orant.    A. a. McColl.
C.    J.  H.
\IiAM   .SMITH JOHNSTON HAltKIHTEH-
at-taw. 'Solicitor, etc.    Solid ,r for the
Bank    of     Vancouver.      Offices���mar.
bants   Hank   Building.   New   WctmL."
"   ..   ''.'''Phone   Nn     KJTo      Cahla
..���Mi."*     "Johnston."    Code    Western
ter,   BC.
.e 1.1 M nn
Union.
shown in dens and caves, confined to
their respective quarters   by ditchi
Hidden Money. and   othcr   cunningly-concealed   de
vices.
Among    the   eccentricities   of the       Almost in  the c ntre of the great
rich,  the  passion  for always possess-, building :: huge circus has been T". t-
eT capable of seating 6,000 persons,
���VHTrttBIga, EDMONDH ft VVHI~B-
sl le ��� Barristers and .Solicitors. W.'.��t-
minsug  Tru.t   Blk.,   Celmnbla strStt
New  Westminsier. B. C.    Cab!. addMM
���Whiteside"    Western    OnEX.    P    n
ing enormous sums of ready cash is
surely one of the most extraordinary.
A former Lord Dysart one day asked
a companion-nurse to go to town and
get a check ca&hed for him at the
Dank of England. When she was
ready to start tbe old peer sat down
and wrote out :*. check for $600,000,
Drnwar    200.
V�� l..ieslde.  K.
U'1'ite.slde.
Telephone    13.     K
C.;  H.  L.  Edmonds
and here, twice a day, performing
animals appear. There '* 8 group of
twenty performing Polar bears, interesting in that tbey wi re tamed and
trained by tbe late Carl liagecbeck |'
in the hope that It would Induce
captain Amundsen to use these anl-
By his -recent actions the weather man has laid himself open to the charge of blowing both hot and cold.
The
seems to meet with favor from everybody but the Chinese
cooks directly concerned.
Recent snowstorms in New York cost that town close
on a million dollars. Wonder how much this place saves
every year.
The present uprising in Ulster
shows the power and influence thai
may be exerted by an aggressive and
militant minority. Ireland's 4,600,000
population but 500,000 are Protestant,
if this half a million insurgent force
we're isolated to themselves the government's problem would be very
much simplified. The' pending net
.... I could be amended t"   exempt    them
doing away with oriental heln at the hospital from ;!l" M:(;."' '��' !riyn nationaiiza*
- tii n. and both .-ides would be glad of
that arrangement,
Ulster  Half Catholic.
Bul Ulster Itself is half Catholic
and half Protestant, half Natlonallsl
i-i'l half Unionist. Five of tbe nine
* later countii b are predominantly
i latholic and four predominantly i-'ro
testan , (if Ulster's 33 members of
the Uritish parliament ir are Nation
iilist and  \6 fn naist.
Even in the four Ulster counties
thai are predominantly Protestant are
many Catholics and a liberal sprinkling ';f Protestants who favor Irish independence under an Irish parliament
So the demand of tbe forces back of
Sir Rdward Carson Is equivalent to
a warlike threat by u kih.iII minority
of Ireland, and probably us well a
minorit)  eef lister.
If the government could depend on
a local army It would make short
shrift of the matter. It would drive
Its home rule bill through parliament
and use force against Carson's volun
teer Ulster army. But, unfortunately
for the government, the erisiH has
assumed the seriousness of civil war,
and Ihe army Is divided jti opinion!
and sentiment pretty much ;cs cur j
own army  was divided in  ]H��0*fil.
This thrusts forward a situation of
exceeding    delicacy     and     danger-  a
crisis, as speakers in parliament are '
pointing out, which has had no parallel Bince the American revolution.
and lold ber to be sure and see that] ma'ls for dragging tbe sleighs In his
she  got   one   note   for   the   whole  Polar expeditions Instead of dogs
amount. I  .	
The check was duly presented, and j
the bank, having satistied themselves
as to the noise's authority for mak-
1    BTTLWBU, CLDTB.  B��m.tPr-at-i����
solicitor,   etc.;   corner    Columbia    an*
Mckenzie* streets.   New   Westmlnttst
1U-    Tel<--Jh''n"   11��
'    F>    HAMPTON    BOLH.    BARRI8TBK?
Solicitor    and    Notary.    Office-     H*r��
M..ek.   :s   Lome   street.   New  W.fmln
ster   B  c
A  Question  of  Honor.
Among other anecdotes of L'nlversl*
ing such a request, suggested that al l>' lift'. Dean Hole tells of an occasion
McQlMRRrH. MARTIN ft CABSAOT
Barristers i,ne1 Bollcltnrs. ��0S t0 if
n estmlnstsr Tnirt Block C. K. y��r-
tln.   Ti.   (}.   McQuarrie   anel  Qsorn   _
I  *-lfle)v
clerk should accompany her and hand
the $500,000 note in person to hi"
lordship. After having don" so the
clerk told the peer that only three*
such notes were In existence. "One."
he said, "we have at the bank, another I have just handed to your
lordship, anel the third, which some
time ago disappeared from circulation, we have never been able to
trace."  "Perhaps  I    ran    help  you,"
when there- was some doubt as to tbe
locality of a eity mentioned In a
Greek text, and tlie lecturer addressed a youth who had just come up
from tbe fatuous Shrewsbury school.
"Now, Mr. Bentley, you are a pupil
of our great geographer. Dr. Hutler,
the Atlas of our age, who carried tha
world not on his shoulders, Lut In his
head, and you can probably enlighten
us as io the poeiition of this ancient
SYNOPSIS  OF"  COAL  MINING
OULATION8.
KM
said Lord Dysart, and going to a bu-! town.
reap he unlocked a drawer and look
out. the missing $r,O0,000 note, which
bad been  lying there   for years,
The American campaign designed to prevent farmers
from across the border emigrating to Canada is proving
about the best advertising the Dominion ever has had.
If reports are all true concerning the ministers in the
imperial cabinet who are said to be eager to resign. Premier Asquith is in danger of being called upon to fill the
front benches all bv himself.
A Vancouver judge has decided that a man has a right
to work at his trade whether he is a trades unionist or
not. That sounds like repeating history. Seems as though
British law decided that point a few hundred years back.
Saving famous Landmark.
William Blake's house at Lambeth,
London is now in danger of demolition, and it Li hoped that an effort
v. ill be made to preserve the place
aei a museum. The district bas altered considerable since the time when
the poct-pninter made Lambeth hi:
I ome.
"Hercules Buildings," writes Gil*
clrlst In his life of P.lal;.", "was then
a street of modest, irre*g'ilar-siz'ed
hei'ises from one to three stories
high, with forecourts or little gardens.
In front in the suburban style. Blake's
was ... on the right-hand side as you
go from the bridge to the palace. It
bnd a walnscoated parlor, pleasant,
low windows, and a narrow strip of
real garden behind, vv herein grew ,i
fine vine. . . . Open garden ground.
it terspersed with a few lines ol
clean, new built houses, lay about
and near, and at the back Blake
looked out towards Lambeth Palacr
and the Thames."
Cheese III tho Middle Ages.
i fthoese must have been a ratbft
I dear or scarce srllcle of food in 1602,
for It ls recorded In the "Black
Hooks" of the Honorable Society ol
Line*oln's Inn tbat at Raster term
lf.02, lt was "agreed by the gover
nors and benchers this term that i'
any one of the society shall hereaftet
"it cheese Immoderately al the tine
of dinner or cupper or shall give
.leese to any servant or to any othei
or shall carry it away from the tabb
it any time he shall pay fourponci
fee each offense. The butlers of thi
society shall present such defaulter:
weekly under pain of expulsion frot;
office."���London   Law Times.
'I believe, sir," was the prompt reply, "that modern travelers an* of the
opinion that th** city ought to be
placed about ten miles lo tne southeast of tiie* spot which it now occupies em cur map."
After receiving respectful thanks
for the Information) the Informer lold
Dean Hole as they loft tbo lecture-
room dm be* had never heard of ihe
venerable city before, but that for the
honor of Shrewsbury and the reputation ol Dr. Butler ha toll himself
boand lo say something.
Father of  Pox  Bunting,
John Warde of Westerham is gen
erally believed io have i.e*. n ih< famer
of fo:t hunting. He was mauler i.t
tbe houtiels for more than half a century, and lin.i In* sold his pack for
the record price* of 2,000 guineas,
"This mighty hunter," writes Oibbon
Thompson, "died ln 1h;;s at the ripe
old age of 8<i jears at bis bouue on
Charles street. Berkeley square, une*
of the portraits of him at Squerrlos
court, that by James Qreen, ls in ibe
dining room. His favorite houtiels
were two, Glory and Beauty; the
picture shows lilm with but oue, and
he is supposed to be soltloquUing,
'My Beauty hath departed, but my
Glory remains'."���London Chronicle.
(OAl. MINING rights of the Deimttileo
���n Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,
r.e* 1 nkii'i Te-rrltory. the North weft "Tal*
���li,���|,.�� ���,-,,! In s portion of lhe rr,i��-1nc��
eir British Columbia, may be lenefd for ���
���'���rm of twenty-one years at an ar,.vi��'
rental of tl an acre. Net more tlnen Salt
icros wiel i.e leased to one ipplloant
Application for a lease must be made
iy the applicant In person to the Air*-n��
ir Sub-Airent of the district In which tht
'lulits applied Tor are situated.
In surveyed territory the land mue! h*
lescrlOed bv sections, or I.uni nnh-ill��:-
ilona of sections, anel in nnaurveyed tar-
fltory   th��    tract   applied     for    diViH     bs
��ink* ei out bv the applicant himself,
i.hcI) Htplle*j��tloii muat be accompanist
iy a foe of $5 which wlll be refonfled it
to; rlglite applied for are net available,
-mt not otherwise A royalty shall bs
mm on the merchantable output of th��
nine at the rati) of five oenta tier ton.
: The person operating the mine siioli
I unilsli tin* Ai-ciu W|tn gwon, returns
locount.tng   fur  the   full  quantity  of  mer-
1 lit' i'i poal mined and pay tho roy.
, \ ''V,'"-- ,f the o.mi raining riahts
ire not being operated suob returns stn,uiii
ie   furnished  at   le-aat   once  a  year.
ThS leane wlll Include tbe creal isll!.')��
lijtlus   only,   hut   tho   leasee   will   be   Mr?
?;}'.'?   'I'i  ,,.j,,:'"*i��,>    ��bu lover    avaJl&bls
���iirf.��i:��   rights   wuy   he   ce,neldHred   n-i-ea
".!,y   f?P.   !" work'"�� ��f  the  mint ai  tbi
ate* of  IIC  an acre
���.hZ, (,. ", l"/.ormJa<1��n application shout*
hiT o    .h   "r. H��-Cr8t��ry  of  the  Depart
nent of  the Interior,  Ottawa,  or  to any
\*P'nt or Bub-Agent of Dominion  Loads,
IV.puty  Minister of the  Interior.
N    B.���IJnsuthorlsnd publication of
nlvertlsement wlll not he paid tor.
hit
When Huerta and Carranza get through with Mexico
it will take another Diaz another fifty years to get the
country back to where it was when old Porfirio was given
his walking ticket.
PREACHER   POUNDS   BURGLARS
IN  CHURCH  WITH   UMBRELLA
Spokane, .March 26.���Three boy
burglars wen* Interrupted by the Rev.
C. H, Fry In the act of robbing the
Onion Park Baptist church. First
avenue and Madelia stree*t, at 10
o'clock last ninht. They had entered
bj cutting out a panel atidwere ran-
Hacking a desit when the pastor enter
ed.    lie was attracted t'i ti
Nine years ago a St. John, N.B.; man underwent an
internal operation. , The other day he was opened up
again for inspection and it was discovered that one of the
surgical instruments used in the previous operation had'bv tt"'p rna,!'h,H, Ul�� 1)0JS "tru<
been left inside by mistake.   Now he's suing for damages,1 'i,n"
but he may run up against a counter-charge of being a
receptacle for stolen goods.
scene
le    In
An Unsettled Mind.
Sir Robert Ball, the famous aslron
; otner, was rather fond of telling the
[story of a correspndent who wrote ti
him saying that, although he was h
i roe (>r's clerk, his great ambition wa-
to become an astronomer. But In
pot. his Ideas somewhat mixed, fo?
this was one of his sentences: "M\
blind finds no rest, for the sole of hei
foot save on one of the hcavoulj
liwlles."
Hig Asbestos Deposits,
On HlKht of the    clergyman,    who I    Asbestos deposits throughout a re
'came stealthily upon them,    the boys   Rlon approximately two by four mile
.broke and  run,  bul   stumbled  in  tin*   In   extent   have been   discovered   it
darkness  a:;U  fell.    Fry  grasped  one ' Natal.
Ilxplusive Diamond*.
A curious fact about diamonds la
that it is not uncommon tor the crystals to explode as soon as tbey are
brought up from the mines. Some.
limes they bave burst In the pockets
or the warm hands of miners, due to
lhe effect of Increased temperature.
Large stones are more likely to do
this than small ones. Valuable stones
have been destroyed In this way. '1
safeguard them some dealers place
large diamonds in raw potatoes fot
safe transport from South Africa.
India's Liquor Bill.
Tbe total value of liquors imported
Into India during tbe official year
1912-13 (excluding methylated and
perfumed spirit and spirit present ir,
drugs) amounted In value to $6,072,-
000, a gain OLJ&69.000 over thn preceding year,  w
New Wellington
COAL
JOSEPH MAYERS
Office, 654 Front Street,
Foot of 8lxth Street.
P. O. Box 345. Phone 10S
HEE CHUNG
MERCHANT   TAILOR.
Spring Suitings just arrived. See
them. Perfect fit and workmanship
guaranteed. Prices from f 18 00 up
701 Front Street.
Westminster
Transfer Co.
Office Phone 185.        Barn Phone ia?.
Begble Street.
Baggage Delivered Promptly to
Any Part of the City.
Light and Heavy Hauling
CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER. B C.
Read The News FRIDAY,  MARCH  27, 19,4.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
PAGE THREE
Twelve Thousand Miles Frosi Ceylon
yet every package of "SALADA" TEA sold in
Canada has the flavor, strength, and fragrance
of the tea as it leaves the plantation in Ceylon.
This is because
LAND STAKING CLAIM
i      IS NOI ALLOWED
II
SALADA
!!
is sealed in lead packages���air-tight and moisture-
proof���thus preserving its delectable deliciousness
BLACK, GREEN or MIXED
ou
THE DOMINION BANK
*>* EDMUND B   OSLCd. M P . pntSIDrNT. W. D   MATTHEWS, VIOE-MUSIOENT.
C. A. BOGERT, General Manager.
Capital Paid Up $5,400 000.00
Reserve Fi;:.d and Undivided Profits      �����       7,100,000.00
You Can Start a Savings Account
vith $1.00. lt Is not necessary for you to wall until you have s
large surn of money in order to slart a Savings Account with this
Bank. An account can be opened with $1.00 and more on which
Interest is compounded twice a year.
NEW WrSTMtN3TER B11ANCH ;   Q. H. MATHEW30N,  Manage,.
j Important Judgment Handed Down���
Legal Point liaised Is Declared
Sound.
victoria, March 2t;.   in R Judgment
banded down by Mr. luetics Macdon-
j aid, of the siipmi ro court, Kobert W.,
il'iarke's claim for $14,000 and dam-j
j uiees against Oeorge W. Swab, was dis
i missed.
following are this  chief clauses  ol i
bia lordship's Judgment:
"It appears that the plaintiff being J
desirous of obtaining a large quantity
of land in the Nans valley arranged
with H. N. Boss to stake such land
under thr Land Act for purchase from
the provincial government. Boss, in
turn, employed the defendant, and acting under instructions from the plain
tiff supplied the defendant with the
names oi persons who would be used
lis ostensibly desirous of purchasing
such land. The defendant was to receive 21) cents per acre for each acre
of land so staked and reported upon.
"After Ihe staking had taken place
Sevan returned to Victoria and gave
tiie plaintiff tin' report, and at the
va tue time made the statements which
I find most grossly misrepresented the
character of the land."
"Defendant seeks to escape liability
on the ground that the  whole transaction  in which  the  parties were eii-
| gaged was contrary to public policy as
I being an evasion of the Land Act, and
thus illegal.    It is quite apparent that
ion thin position tuki-M by the plaintiff
*  i- !   tenable.    Mo  'ight of action
;'ati spring out of an Illegal contrast
"It was contended that in any event
'       plaintiff  waa entitled  to  recover
'���" ���*��� paid to the defendant Having
("und tiiat tiie' nature of the transaction rea Illegal the* oonrt will nol assist in the' recovery  back of moneys '
under   tm |)   circumstances.
As to the question of costs. I think j
ti:" defendant on the facts diaclosi .1 is
not entitled to Ms costs.
"Tli*'   :u tion   i.s  dismissed     without
costs." i
FACTS CONCERNING
1REES m PORESTS
.   r. 1 n telegraph, but take its place." I
v. ion  in'-:, iu. **nt-  are  p u ��� ���;������ I  tor '
forest use. existing systesst of forest ,
fi.-e protection will ; . to a large ex-
ti it. revolutionized.
A Vancouver lumberman has i.-:i-l
mated that "one tone of refuse goes j
to the burners for every thftnssnd feet
of lumber cut." In liis own sawmill)
be has eliminated this waste by breaking up tiie refuse into >:mall pieces, j
Which are manufactured into fuel bri- ;
��� luetteB at a cost of only 1,2 a ton.
'I lie   wind "lumber" is said to have ]
had its origin ln  Boston because tin*
merchants lumbered the wharfs witli
"wood goods."   The term, it is claim-1
ed,   in  nieri ly  a  modification of  the.
word   "Lombard"   because   the   Loin-
bards were the first pawn-brokers and j
because  it  originally  carried   with   iti
the notion of rubbish.
Douglas Fir Held the Pace Above All
Other Lumbers���Ton of Refuse
to Every Thousand Feet.
The  forests of  Argentine are  said
to contain enormous reserves of qui-i
bracbo, a tree of large sit'.e producing
1 very hard wood containing from Iti ,
to 2li per cent, of tannin, ln 1911, Ar* |
gentina exported 6N.4.'il tons of tannin
extracts,   bt-Miles  :',f>,l'.l3   railway   ties i
tinide from this wood and 4:!N,21l�� tons
Of timber. '
At a cost of only $50 the Dominion I
forestry   branch ^recently   erected   a
lookout tower fifty feet high, overlooking two hundred square' miles of wood- j
land.   Similar towers are being built
i*n  all  the  Dominion   forest   reserves
In the west in order that fires may be |
vi en    and    extinguished   before  they
I. H. BUCKUN,
ii����� mu u**i. Mgr.
N. BKAROSLE1,
... ��� Hrsaidwai
W. r. U. BIT.KLir.
���eo. and Trees
SMALL-BUCKtIN LUMBER CO, Ltd.
MANUFACTURERS OP
Fir, Cedar  and  Spruce
Phones Mo. 7 and 677.
U'���lIB���BEE������SSW
���he. nersons whose names were used  have time to spread  beyond  control.
by the defendant 1n staking the land j    Douglas fir was the only Important I
were not really Intending purchasers ; timber tree iu Canada whose produc-
I from the government; they were sim-1 tion or lumber in 1912 did not show a
ply utilized for the purpose of enab- decrease from 1911.   ThiB tree, which
ling tbe plaintiff to secure a number lis the chief timber species it. British,
or  sections  of   land   contrary  to  the ; Columbia, and is third in importance '
I provisions of the act, which provides j in Canada, derived its name from Da-
��� that only one section can be purchas-1 vid Douglas, who discovered it in 1827
ed at one time.    This practice e.r us-  and introduced it into the gardens of
ling  names  for staking has been  too ! Kurope.     Its   adaptability   anil   rapid.
1 prevalent in the province, and was ��� rate of growth led to Its bring large-
recently considered by the supreme ly planted as a forest trM in Ger-
court of Canada in Brownlee vs. Mc-|many. France, Denmark and Knglanc,
lntosh. The facts are Blmilar to j and the Indians in British Columbia
those disclosed in this action. | sell   immense  quantities   of  seeds   to
"Whim it became apparent at the
trinl   that the lseiids  in question   had
! been staked in the manner indicated,
1 considered whether I should not apply this decision immediately. The
statement of claim, however, was
framed in such a way as not to dis-
', close   any   such   illegality,   and     the
European dealers every year A Danish plantation at the age of 29 years
produced 87 cords of wood, citual to on
annual production of three cords per
acre, which is about three times the
growth rate of white pin.' on average
eeiil in Canada. The wood of Douglas
fir is also considerably stronger than
eOMB THREAT  IN   LETTER
THOUGHT TO BE   FRAME-UP I
.Minneapolis. March 26.���A letter, |
declaring that her home would be
blown up with a bomb if she did not
leave $4u0 under a tombstone in Calvary cemetery, St. Haul, was received
hy Mrs. Katrino Cippatino, 690 Johnston St. N. E. Saturday, and turned
over to the police today.
Mrs. Cippatino said she had heen
afraid to come down town with the
lettei until this morning, when a
neighbor   accompanied   her.
"We are the brigands." said the missive, which was scrawled over several sheets of paper, "and we ask you
to bring $400 to Calvary cemetery, between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Leave
it by the tomb, the first one to the
right of the main entrance, on pain
that we will put a bomb under your
house and blow it up.
"We have the lay (f your place
through three boarders, nud know-
where to place the bomb. Tlve of us
will do the job. See Joe Poglkso an
Italian policeman, or any other policeman, we don't give a damn for them.
We will also kill your husband if you
do not  pay."
The letter was signed "Mr. Brigand,
521 E. 7th St., St. Paul."
John Kaltieo, Italian detective, said
he believed the letter had been written by someone who wished to get
Mrs. Cippatino's boarders, who recently  left,  into trouble.
Mrs. Cippatino is the mother of Jos-1
eph Cippatino, who a few months ago |
shot and killed Vlto Thompson, a I
young playmate, while shooting birds.]
The letter was turned over to post-1
office inspectors, who will asEist the
| police in an investigation.
j    TIDE TABLE���FRASER  RIVER.
j For Week Ending Sunday. March 29.
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is, and must bo, good health.
&i!lo\v skin and face blemishes
are usually caused by the
presence of impurities in the
blood���impurities which also
cause headache, backache, languor, nervousness and depression of spirits. If, at times,
when there is need you will usa
-"EBP*
you will find yourself better in
every way. With purified
blood, you v.iil improve diges-^
tion, sleep more restfully and
your nerves will be quieter.
You will recover the charm of
sparkling eyos, a spotless complexion, rosy lips and vivacious
spirits. Good for all the family, Beecham's Pills especially
Help Women
To Good Health
S'il J everywhere.    In bovMj 25 ccrct��.
Tbe I'iriu ��* *��!<- uf uny medicine. The directions
with every to* poiui tfu way to r*ood cealth.
CANADIAN PACIFIC
C. COAST SS. SERVICE
G. T. P. STEAMSHIPS
Every Monday at 12 Midnight���
To Prince Rupert and Granby
Bay.
Every Thursday,  12 Midnight���
To Prince Kupert.
E"*ry  Saturday.   12   Midnight���
To  Victoria  anel   Seattle.
Thursday, April 2nd���
At 1- midnight to Stewart.
Friday. April 3rd at 12 midnight
to Prince Rupert, Masset, Na-
!**u  Harbor and  Queen Char-
itte  Island   points.
Grand Trunk Pacific
EASTBOUND passenger in.ins leave
Prince Kupert Wednesdays and Saturdays ul 1" a.m. for Tyee, Terrace, Paolfic, Kltwarupi. Haaelton,
New H&seltoa nnel Bmithers. Mixed
trains leave Smithers Thursdays and
Sundays nt 8 :",<> a.m. for lierr"U
L*ke, Rom l..ilci and Priestley
(mile  --IT..    Stage i"  Fort  Fraser,
WESTBOUND passenger tr.iins leave
Edmonton dally at 10:46 p.m. for
Kilsun, Hi.w.'s, Jasper, Mount Robson, I'.i" J.iiiii'- nnel McBride, .mil
leave McBride Mondays, Wednesdays
in: ll-'rielnyi-- at 5:00 a.m. for Willow
River nnd   Prince George
EABTBOUND The Limited leaves i:*i-
monton dully at 9i80 a.ni, .-* r.-i\, -s
Winnipeg .'..'.'- p.m.  (80 hours.)
We represent all Trans-Atlantic Steamship lines.
Through tickets via any I ine to Chicago���Grand
Trunk beyond���Let us submit an itinerary for your
consideration.
C. E. Jenney, G.A.P.D. H. O. Smith, C.P. & T.A.
527 Granville   St.,  Vancouver. Phone  Say. 8134.
'plaintiff's counsel  developed his  evi-  w'.ii.e
dence in the Bame manner, ho it was j eons
, only as a matter of defence that the j tlte
nature of the transaction became evl-lneea
pine, and Is valu��\l highly for
ruction purposes because of '.ts
strength and comparative? hght-
The  mechanical   propi rlii-a  cf
! dent.
"1   was impressed  b,3
| this v.ocd will be fully Investigated at
tbe fact that; tin*   forest   products   laboratories   re-
��� the; parties engaged in staking, in tliis
manner were simply following in tbe
cently established by tli*    Dominion
forestry branch   at McGill university,
train of numerous instances of a likeI Montreal,
I nature.    Had   I   not  entertained   this j    A tree in Its lifetime produces over
view  I  would  have dismissed  the ac-|a million seeds.    If only one or these
ti0��� | seeds grows up to take its place, that
"II .vas contended that the decision i tree has fulfilled its function,
in Ilrownleo vs. .Mcintosh was not ap-'. At present, in order to secure ade-
plleabla to the present facts, and tlmt.nuate forest fire protection it is nec-
thc misrepresentations which brought i easary to install lookout towers and
about the loss _o the plaintiff exist- j telephone lines so that the fire-rangers
ed as a separate cause of action. I may early locate forest fires anil rap-
eantiot disassoclute this cause of ac [ Idly assemble a force to fierlit them.
tion from the subject matter, out of; A professor of physics has recently
which it arose. Carried to a logical 1 stated that "there can be no reason-
COncluBloa, it would mean that the able doubt as to the applicability of
plaintiff might not be able to succeed j wireless telegraphy to the forester's
In an action Involving the title of I problem of communication." An elec-
(nvn'Tship of the property so illegally ! trical engineer in a recent book on
acquired, but might recover in an ac-��� "Telephonology" supplements this
tion for misrepresentation as to the \ statement by predicting that "in the
character of such property. This ; near future the wireless telephone will
would be inconsistent and iu my opin-j not  only   progress   fur  ah-ead  of  the
Westminster.
Time.
High.   Low.
23    5:10 12:05 ;
16:20
5:35   0:25
17:15 12:45
5:55    0:45
1S:00 13:45
6:15    1:25
1S:45 14:15
6:35   1:40
19:30 14:40
6:50   1:50
20:10 15:25
7:10    2:05
24
26
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Sand Heads.
High. bow.
Time. Ht. Time. Ht.
4:12 12.4 10:36    7.2
15:20    9.7 21:36
4:34 12.2 11:00
16:15 10.1 22:17
4:55 12.0 11:23
17:02 10.4 22:55
5:15 11.8 11:46
17:46 10.7 23:30
From Vancouver for Victoria.
10:00 a.m Dally
2:00  p.m Daily
11:45  p.m Dally
Prom Vancouver for Seattle.
10:00 a.m Dally
11:00 p.m Daily
Steamer leaves at 11:45 p.m. on
Saturdays.
Prom Vancouvar for Nanaimo.
f:00  p.m Dally
Except Sunday.
Nanaimo, Union Bay and Comox.
9:00 a.m Wednesday and Friday
Vancouver, Union Bay, Powell River,
j 11:45 a.m Every other Saturday
For Prince Rupert and Alaska.
11:00 p.m Feb. 14 and 28
Prince Rupert and Granby Bay.
11:00 p.m Wadneadayi
I'i For Gulf Island Points.
3-' j7:00 a.m. Tuesdays and  Fridays for
6*2 :      Victoria, calling at points  ln the
43 I      Gulf Islands.
5.4 1
4.9 '. CD.  GOULET.  Agent, N��w  Westminster.
4 7    ii. W   BttODtW. O. P. a.. Vancouver.
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29
5:34 11.7 12:10
1S:29 11.0.
5:52 11.6 0:04
19:12 11.1 12:37
6:09 11.6    0:37
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NEW   WESTMINSTER
Girls' classes, Tuesday 7:3�� p.m.;
Adult classes, Thursday, 10:30 a.m.;
Sewing  classes, Thursday, 7:i0 p.m.
Boarding and room rates reasonable.
Meals served to ladies and gentlemen.
Special dinner Fridays, 11:30 to 1:30.
For particulars call pbone 1324.
STORAGE
D. D. WILSON, Manager.
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c PAGE FOUR
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWA
FRIDAY.   MARCH  27,  1914.
TASIY LENTf N DISHES
The family that denies itself
meal during Lent will find In
our stores a great many wholesome foods ns substitutes.
Smoktel llailily. always tasty.
2  lbs for   25c
Smoked Sturgeon, 2 lbs ...35c
Sn-.e.ke.l Halibut.  3  lbs 35c
Kippered  Herring, lb 10c
Pickled   Salmon.  4   lbs 25c
l-abrador Salt Herring, each 5c
Whole Salt Codfish, lb... 12' 2c
Canned   Salmon,   Sockeye,  2
1   lb.  tins    35c
Canned   Salmon.   Sockeye,   2
%  lb   tins   ... .7 25c
iippered  Herring,  special, 3
tins  for   25c
Mackerel, in Tomato Sauce,
per tin   10c
Sardines in oil, special, tin 10c
Cove Oysters. 2 tins   25c
Canned Crab, tin \ ' 25c
Canned  Shrimps.  2  tins   ...36c
Canned Clama, 2 tins   25e
Minced Clams, eastern, 2 tins
for  35c
lobster,   in   lelass.   J��r    55c
Fash Pastes. a��osifteja,,jar    -20c
Model Grocery
MATHESON A JACOBSON.
109 Sixth St.
East   Burnaby
Phone 1001 2
Branch, Second
St. and Fifteenth Ave. Ed
Monds Branch, Gray Block.
Phone 1111L.
Local News
Weather Today.
New  Wcstiniiisti r and  lower main-
: land: Light to moderate winds; mostly
cloudy witli occasional sleet or rain;
[stationary or higher temperatures.
i
Mr. Alt, an eastern auctioneer, has
j entile charge of S. K. Kdwards' high
'class jewelry stock sale at 11 a.m..
12 p.m. and 7 p.in., Friday, Marcli
I 27. 13154)
Progressive Association.
The executive ot the Progressive as-
I sociatlon   will   meet  this  forenoon  in
| the association ofNces.    Routine busi-
ness will be transacted.
Eat at the Royal care. Dominion
Trust building. Good ccoking; good
service. (3141)
Y. W. C. A. Arnual Session.
The   first   annual   meeting   of   the
V. W. C. A. will be held on Friday afternoon.    April   3,   in   the   assembly
room of the  'ssociation building.
booses  and  to  help  ou:  his  profits  blm to wonder whether it was wise to
made  use  of different   little jags of Icelebrate his wedding on 8L Patrick's
lumber and cement the property of
Wyatt. When lie came to court yesterday lie had very little to show in his
defi Lie* but a poor system of bookkeeping and  Judge  Howay  convicted
bim mi Uo' charge ot theft, remanding
him for sentence until March 31.
>ocia
1 and  Pt
Mortgages  -A.  W.   Mcl.eod.     (3118)
Will Select Delegates.
The selection of the board of irade
delegates to Winnipeg will be made tonight at a special meeting of t'.ie board.
A number of other matters are coming
up for consideration including the recommendations contained in the annual  reports.
Try it. 'TIs good. Crystal dairy-
pure pasteurized milk. Ten quarts
for one dollar delivered  to any  part j and'matVresseB, hat rack of'solid oak
Fred Davis will sell by public auction (absolutely without reserve) the
household furniture and effects of
Mr. A. English, on the premises, al
51 Columbia street, Monday, March
30th, at 1:30 p.m. sharp. This sale
will include a very handsome combination buffet and china cabinet,
solid oak dining room chairs, extension table, leather upholstered couch
of solid oak frame. Malleable steel
range, linoleum, very tine Bell organ,
parlor suite of four pieces, mantel
clock, Axmlnster and velvet pile carpets, rugs,    pictures,    beds,    springs
of lhe city.    Phone 1160.
(3151)
Hospital Board Meeting.
A special meeting of the Koyal Columbian hospital board will he held
in the city hall on Monday afternoon
at 4 o'clock. Business in connection
wilh the new hospital building will
ceiine* up fur discussion.
and cost $150, a Japanese screen
cost $300. This sale is of great importance to prospective buyers and
will be of especial interest to connoisseurs of high class goods.    (3153)
1
Who is
Your
Executor?
Is he financially responsible?
Appointing a Trust
Company as Executors
is for many reasons rapidly meeting with popular favor.
Our facilities in this
regard are unexcelled
and may be proven by
our record.
Trusts under administration, 1912, $6,000,-
000.
Trusts under administration 1913, $13,480,-
221.65.
Will Inspect River Today.
The postponed trip   to   the    river
mouth on the steamer Paystreak will
take place 'today.    She will leave the
Il.l'.W. wharf at 1 o'clock cruising up
. and down the river from Port Mann to
minutes  after  you j thp gandhflada.   On board wlll be mem-
Wood!  Wood!  Wood! To Burn.
The best wood in the city delivered
at your house 55
phone the   order.   Superior
Door Co.   Phone 5u3
Sash   &
(3120)
Harry Haytackn Wanted.
The provincial police have important
Information for Harry Haytackn, who
was last heard of in Coiiuitlam in
January, 1313. Haytackn is about 30
years old and a plumber by trade. He
hails from  Rochdale,  Lancashire.
bers of the harbor commission, pilot
board and representatives of Vancouver city council, board of trade and
other business men.
Money to loan on trrst mortgages,
Improved city and farm property s
per cent, Alfred W. McLeod.     (3009)
Special  Council  Session.
Several matters are coming up for
S. K. Edwards, the jeweler, has en-' consideration  at  the  special  meeting
gaged the services of Mr. Art, eastern I 0f the council to be held tonight.   The
Sapperton
auctioneer.
(3154)
sewerage   proposition   will
be  brought  up.  also  the  question  of
the  location  of  the    new    reservoir.
I There   are  'three   suggestions   in   respect to the new reservoir. One is that
the old  reservoir at Queen's park be
enlarged; another thai it be built ad-
without al joining the old  reservoir at Queen's
was fined | park and the third that a site be se-
iiiion Trust
Company.
The Perpetual Trustee.
Burnaby Police Court.
Ten dollars and costs were meted
out lo Soloman Vant of Vancouver by
Magistrate Beatty in the Edmonds police court yesterday fur carrying on
business as a junk dealer
license.    Frank Shurawsky
a  like amount  for allowing his COW8J cured on Eighth street,    lt is expected
to w.intler e*ii the public strtets. : aiPO   that   some   harbor   matters   will
  i come  up.
We serve light  lunches. 	
Grant's Bakery, 737 Columbia St.     j     Jrngle Pot coal.   Sole agents for the
(2996) I citv, Barry Davies & Co,    Phones 880
and 411 L. (3117i
duy. .lames landed on a Jaw attached
to a man named w. s. Peterson in the
Merchant's hotel bur on the 17th and
yesti iilay when he pleeided guilty to
assault. Magistrate Edmonds lined him
$l(ni and costs.    Hi' probably also will
bare to disgorge further for the broke n
jaw, a black eye and a few other results ol the- St. Patrick's day scrap
which terminated his wedding celebration. In connection wilh the same af-
fair (ieorge Flynn, A. Bingham sad I Godfrey.
Walter Countryman each was fined j ham.
twenty-five bones.
I. withstand  an  assault   atter the  bom-
jl.ardment   v.hicli   the   rebels  have   In
stoie for them.
Mr.  Spouse, of  the  Normal  school,]     Observers of the situation here*  I..-
Vancouver,  will  deliver a   lecture    on I lieve   that   they   have   be'i 0   misled   so
nature study In St. Patrick's hall tlii3  <*������������'" in tbe last ten days by so-called
evening. official   reports   of    boih   tides   that
The New Westminster choral ] neither official utterance was Impres-
soclety v.ill nlve- Mendelssohn's bun-1****. M,m' Importance was attached
ous oratorio "Elijah" la Bt, Andrew's I to the renewed embargo which has
Presbyterian church, on TuesdayI^wanted newspaper correspondents
evening. March 31. Thi solo parts Iat UM 'rout rrom sending impartial
Will be laken by MlSS M. Wilson, Mrs. i slories of events under their obs.>:,,,
M. J. Knight and John Ora
tions
Try our tea. coffee and pastry.
Grant's Bakery, 737 Columbia St.
(2996)
Smoker Tonight.
Arrangements have been completed
for the holding of nn organization
smoker under the auspices of the Kdmonds and Fast Burnaby Conservative
association which will take place In
the Burnaby public hall tonight. F. L.
Cartel-Cotton, M.L.A. for the Rich-
moiiel riding and J. B. Williamson of
Vancouver, secretary of the B. C. Conservative association, are among the
list of speakers. Harold Dlsnay is
president and A. McFee secretary of
the organization.
Brown's Tested Seeds.
They are reliable;  try them. Brown
Bros. & Co., Ltd., 744 Columbia street
Phone 222. (3095)
Taken to Penitentiary.
Yesterday afternoon the provincial
police removed William Motes und Joe
angelo from the jail to the penitentiary where the former will serve a
ten year term ror a statutory offence
and the latter will put In lour years
fo his shaTe in tie rioting and burning
at Kxtension last August during the
coal strike trouble I here. Tbe prospect of his term did not seem to
worry Motes much, but Angelo is said
to be taking his sentence  very hard.
Insure  In   the    Royal,  the   world's j
largest  (Ire company.    Agent,  Alfred
W. McLeod, the Insurance Man.
(3009)
Will Send Four Delegates.
Port Coquitlam will Bend four delegates to Winnipeg to uphold the interests of ihe- Fraser river before the
Dominion grain commission. At a
special meeting of the council yesterday the announcement was made that
the board of trade had appointed B.
S. Morgan and .). Mars to attend. The
council also decided to appoint pn-
ottier ih legale io accompany Mayor
McKenxie. One of the aldermen will
be delegated to make the trip, Mayor
Gray and Industrial Commissioner
Darling attended the meeting to outline the plans arranged tor the trip to
Winnipeg.
Heeve Kraser, of liurnaby, presided
at a successful whist drive of the
Jubilee Progressive Whist club, held
in Phillips' hall, McKay station, on
Wednesday evening.
A well attended concert in aid of
the Burnaby branch of the Victorian
Order of Nurses was given In Phillips' hall. McKay, last night wheu
Vancouver, Burnaby and New Westminsier urtistes assisted in a tine program. Heeve Fraser presided, the
following taking part in the program:
Vocalists. Miss M. Hoxyna Phillips, E.
T. Jones, conductor of the Welsh
choir, D. A. Jones; solo pianist'1, Miss
Cave-Browne-Cave; elocutionist, Alexander Henderson, K. ('.; humorist,
Mrs. Vernon Lewis; solo violinist.
Mrs. Oscar P. Zelgler; accompanist.
Mrs. John F. Belyea.
Wedding Bells
OWEN���AUSTIN.
Miss Alice    Mildred    Owen,    eldest
daughter of    Kev.    und    Mrs.    A. B. (
Owen,  formerly    or    this    cily.     was;
weddei!    to    John     Wycllffe    Austin,
formerly of Bapparton and Coquitlam,
at the Union church, Heffley Creek,
near Kamloops, B.C., last month, Tbe j
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
11. Austin. The newly married
couple will make their home at Heffley Creek.
SUBMIT SUFFRAGE
QUESTION TO PEOPLE
Suffragettes Score Victory in Missa
chusetts When House Passes
Resolution.
Boston. March 26.���By action of
the house today the legislature has
voted for the llrst time lu its history
in favor of referring to the people
the question  of granting  Buffrag.-  ti>*
women.
The vote in the houBe was 16s to
39 on a resolution which already bad
been favorably acted upon by the
senate providing for un amendment
to the constitution striking ihe word
"male" from the qualifications for
voters. The measure must receive
favorable action In the leglBluiun*
next year before It. may go to iin-.
people for decisive vote and become
effective, at the stale election of
1915.
The suffragists bailed today's action as a victory,
The naileries of the house' of representatives were crowded *ith
won...n wlnn Ihe vote was taken and
eheeiing marked the announcement
of the result.
COLEMAN���FRASER.
Al    a    quiet ceremony in St. And-1 Hudson'. Bay Block Burns,
row's mans,, last evening Miss Helen]    .,,,., wiliiam, H���on 26 .,,*,.,.
Margaret Ceilcman and John Kdward
Eraser, both of Edmonton, wen* wedded by Rev. P. W, Ki rr.   The bride
has resided here' for some time. The'
couple* will take up their residence
iu Edmonton,
iiurt-
ing rrom an explosion in the furnace
gulled the Hudson's Bay store and
stock about $200,000 which will be s
total loss. Plain es are* breaking oui
in all parts of the building,
OVER 2,000 KILLED
NEAR TORREON
���      (Continued from page one)
Two Trials Next Thursday.
In the county court yesterday he-1
fore his honor Judge Howay, a man I
named Nelson from Langley and a1
youth named Enbanks from Burnaby,'
were set down lor trial next Thursday, ���
April :', each charged with a statutory
offence.
Fine for Broken J?w.
In the police court yesterday morn
ing .lames Downs received a jolt on
the bank book  that  probably caused
Photographs of the   jury    In    the
special  assize,   the  longest   ever held
j in Canada, may be had    from    O. F. |
I Grandy
Box 36, Haney.
(3152)
4
Per Cent on
Deposits
New Westminsier
Branch.
BOB  Columbia   Street.
S   KEITH, Ma-arjer.
Attend the hig: jewelry auction sale
today at B. E. Edwards, 550 Columbia
Btreet, opposite post office.       <:;154) ,
Meeting   Postponed.
O'.'iiiig to  tli?   inability  of  some  of
the members of the committees to attend,  the  joint   meeting   e.f  tiie  com-1
mlfctees of the hoard of trade and the .
Progressive   association   on   the   plan
for  the  amalgamation    of    the    two
bodies, was not held last night.
Fred Dnvls will 3ell by public av.c
tlon  (absolutely without reserve)  the
household furniUire of Mrs. Dare, at
tiie Knights of Pythias hall, corner ot t
Aws and Eighth streets, on Friday,
March 27, at 1:30 p.m. sharp.   This
sale wlll comprise the contents of 16
well furnished bed-sitting rooms, and ���
all  is hi good condition.    Practically |
evi  ything yon  may  require at  your e
v" :i pi'.ce, a? every article must be |
eii are ei oTit regardless of price offer-1
ed.    Ii  will pay you to wait for my
sales, as the lots are sold at. 60 per'
mlnuti. (3136) J
G. A. WELSH
LIMITED.
ES
Remanded  for  Sintence.
James    Taylor    wenl   to  th'e right
I clearing  house   fo:   trouble   when   ir'
I stole an  assortment of building supplies from Provincial Constable Wyatt
' at   North   Bend   last   November   nnd
' when the reckoning was totted up In
I Judge Howay 8 court ye .-tenlay after-
; a"' n Taylor found  himself convicted
Of t'eft and  remanded  for sentence,
i Taylor,    acocrdlng    to the evidence,
! was engaged al North Bi nd building
ON   THAT   SHOPPING   DAY
wouldn't it be nice tor a little snack.
Assorted Sandwiches, Toast and Tea.
THE STRAND CAFE
M jsic
Phone 398
Why nol  have Blueberry  Pie  fur a
change?       We     have     Kagle     Brand
t'anaod   Blueberries   in   2   lb.   tins   at !
2  tine for 35c, and   in  gallon  tins  at
65c.   per   t'n.
Silver  Bar  Peaches,   tin    25c!
Canii"d  Pineapple,  2  tins   25c.
Choice Prunes, 3 lbs 25c j
Cooking  Figs,  .'!   lbs 25c .
Canned Pumpkin, 2 tins   25c
Sago.   1   lbs 25c ;
Tapioca,   4   !hs 25c
English  Lentils-,   3   'i.s    25c'
Kunkist  Oranges,  20   for    25c'
Fresh Deaf Lettuce, Rhubarb, Green !
Onions,  etc.
SATISFACTIOW   ly   OUR  AIM.        I
I
Dean's Grocery
Phone 386.
Vurr Block "olumhla  Street.
Read - foe - News
VICTORIAN  ORDER   OF   NUR8E8.
MISS E. DOWNHAM
Residence:   Room  IIS  Mcl.eod Hlock.
Phone 189 1.
MATEniVITV     SURCICAI.   AND
r;EDICAL CASES ATTENDED.
The People's Grocer
PHONES:
City  Store    193 and 443
Sapperton   Branch     373
West  End  Branch    650
THREE   BIG   STORES   OF
PLENTY.
Springtime Is
Cleaning Time
A few Polishers and Cleaners.
BRASSO���A liquid metal polish, pt:  tin 25c.
ZEBRA   STOVE   POLISr
paste form, per tin 1pc.
-In
Uniform   Bookkeeping.
A meeting will be held In the mu
nicipal   hall,   Edmonds,   on   Saturday '
morning between   Reeve  Fraser and
Councillor W.  8.   Rose,  representing i
| the  council  and  Chairman   Herd   and'
i Trustee   Humes  eif   the   school   board ;
| for the purpose of discussing the pee'.-,
ent bookkeeping system in vogue in j
j the school board ofrices. Heeve Fraser ,
'has suggested  to the  board  that  the
books  be  kept  at   fie   municipal   hall I
| at an  expense Of tnb  '-ach  month   in |
order to secure uniformity,    Su. li  a
move   would   probably   do  away   with
' the office of school board secretary or '
else mean a reduction of salary paid
to the post.    Ti aclurs' salaries  were
left in abeyance until the newly elect
led board can find out what money  Is
i available for spending this year.
THE BEAVER INTERURBAN
TRANSFER CO.
121   Water  St.,  Vancouvei    B.C.
have Btarted an auto freight service
between Vancouver and New Westminster ami way points. A reliable
service guaranteed. Charges reasonable,    (live us a trial.
Phones:   Gaymour   1343  and  6651.
Gomez Palacio and Torreon a matter
of conjecture. ���'��� neral Villa tele- |
graphed to Manuel Chao at Juares
that he bad been in possession of
Qomez Palacio Bince morning and predicted thai tbe rebels would have
Torreon not later than Saturday.
On the oiler hand, Miguel Dleboldi
of Huerta's consular service, exhibited telegrams declaring that the rebels
'had been repulsed at all points   Die-.
i bohi alleges  that al   first  when  ths
rebels thought they  had Gomes  ra*,
|laclo, they were the victims of a trap
i as a result of which they lost heavily I
In (ii*ad ami wounded, not to mention
| the loss of 600  prisoner.-.    The  rt bol
. retreat,  he  said,   was  a  telnl   to  draw
the rebels over 1-7 dynamite mines,
which he said were exploded undei
the   Invaders   with   bhe   result   men'
: ion ed.
Genera]   Villa's   telegram   as   given
out by General ('hao asserted thai the
; rebels still maintain a base at El Ver
jel,  five  miles   from  Qomez   Palacio,
whll.   the   railroad   line   between  the
two  places  was  being  repaired,     He
added that tbe federals had attempted
������ to evacuate Torreon through the lulls
I to the south, bul were driven back Into
the city.    Villa   is  Bald  by  Chao to
I have asserted that for the 24 hours
I preceding  his  taking of Gomez   Palacio, the battle was confined mostly
; to artillery practice.    Villa is quoted
' today   as   saying   that  his   men   were
; moving Into positions for the attack
on Torreon proper and he believed tbe
federals  would   be  In  no  position  to j
ANYONE
CAN
THEIR CLOTHES
WITH
DY0L4
I The r��y<i that colors ANY KINDJ
of Cloth Perfectly, v Ith the
8AME DYE.
No Chanc* of MltUkat.   Clean and Simp!*.
\ Ask your DninWtor !>**a1*>r. Semi lor ttooki*.
Tb�� Johnaon-Hithar4��o*Co. Umtud, Moau*��l
KODAKS AND
Photo  Supplies
FREE INSTRUCTIONS
CURTIS
REXALL
DRUG
STORE
r we h'
WIZARD   Oil-���For   pol
shing
floors,  furniture,  ite*.;   pe
bot-
tie 25c. and 50c.
We also carry Wizard  1
'olish
Mops, each $2.00.
Other polishers are Liqu
i.i Vi -
neer and Waxit.
CARPETS AND ROOM-SIZE RUGS
ORANGE SPECIAL
For  Friday  and   SaturJay  Only.
Oranges have ad.Riiecil mater
lally on the wholesale coi' and
are expected to g * higher, We
have jusi recelvi d 150 cases of
finest Redland Oranges �� ilch
i. r Friday and Saturday only we
offer you at per case $2 55.
These* are (in aper than apples
and you should give tho children lots.
C. A. WELSH
LIMITED.
Martin ��� Ser.cur Paint  100%  Pure
PURE WHITE LEAD, PURE Ll N5EED OIL, PURE ZINC and COLOR
Th* Martin-Senour 100 per cent Fure Paint being made of pure
materials covers Un per c'lit more surface, wears loniiiT and Is therefore more economical than adulterated paint or had and oil,
Thi Martin-Senour 100 percent Pure paint. In point of covering capacity  ami  durability  is  unsurpassed by anj painting material made,
Martin-Senour 100 per cen Paint for exterior and Interior decoration.
Martin-Senour Ni w Tone fo ��� giving a soft flat finish on plaster
walis etc. '
Martin-Senour Floor Paln.1 gives a hard, smooth surface, is hard
lo scratch or mar and w. ars w ���''...
THE LEADING HARDWARE STORE.
T. J. TRAPP & CO.
Tapestry Squares
8.9x9 feet; regular $6.7-6,                             CC OC
7.6x9  ie.*i;   reg,ilar  J8.50,                             �����?,#* "7C
9x9 feci, regular 111.26,                             ffO Cft
9xl0.fi;   regular   $15.66, ffj 4 Cft
!>xl2 feet; regular $18.50, ^|1P 7R
10.6x12 reel; regular $21.75, Sltfi 'S.O
Scotch Wool Carpets
9x10.6 fret; regular 15.00 ��.10 ftS
!i\9 feet;  regular $13.00, fl?C|  7R
lixl^ feet; regular $17.50 ^Jl? PS
Seamless Velvet Squares
9x10.6 feet;  regulaT $23.50, (ft 4 C  "7C
lixlL' feet;   regulai' $l'G,00, Q17  Sfl
Wilton Squares
!��9.teet.:..regu,ttr.*22'60 $17.50
9x9  leit,   regulai   $30.00, 0*99 Cil
9x12 lei-i.   ng,ilar (45.00 ^i^fi R(\
Brussels Squares
6.9x9 feet; regular $13.60, fl��Q "fC
9x10.6 feet;   regular $22.50 fl��4 f* |JA
9x12 feet; regular $26.66 t9 4 f Cft
11.3x12 feet; regular $31.60, ^_9\\   flfl
11.3x13.6   feet,   regular   $32.25, 0.99 R(\
11.3x16  feet;   regular $46.76, QQQ flfl
Freight Paid to Out of Town
Customers
OUR  STOCK OF FURNITURE IS NEW AND OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT
DENNY & ROSS
New  Westminster.
I'hone 69
THE BIG FURNITURE STORE.
Corner of Sixth and Carnarvon Sts.
Phone 588 FRIDAY,  MARCH  27,  1914.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
PAGE Five
HOCKEY       RUGBY       SOCCER
SPORT
BASKETBALL      BOXING
BASEBALL SCHEDULE
Season   Open*   at   Queen's   Park   on
May 15���Will Engage Local Theatre to Raise Funds.
Members of the local baseball fra-
terntty got down to business In the
B. C .E It. class room last night, when
the schedule tor the coming season
was adopted and released, and a man-
ugt��d ol' the Westminster team was
appointed.
Tommy Walsh, the leader of the
K. of 0. team, wlll also act an the malinger or the Royals, being promised the
support or the other magnates or the
city league In turning out a winning
aggregation.
A ocmmlttee composed Of Messrs.
iiraham, Ryall, Hutchinson and Walsh
was appointed lo arrange a baseball
night at one of the local movie liouses
���when rilms depicting the world's series of 1918 together with a classy program or songs and boxing bouts will
I.e* pnl on. Further arrangements along
this line will In* made at the next meeting on Thursday night. April 2.
Fred .1. Lynch, Mi. Turner and Dr.
Carswell were appointed umpires for
the season,   in ihe absence of President Ryall, Oeorge Speck occupied the
i*l.air.    Tiie schedule is as follows:
B.C.E.R. vs. Moose.
Moose vs. Columbus,
���Columbus vs. n. c. K. I!.
-B.C.E.R. vs. Moose.
Moose vs. Columbus.
B.C.E.R.   vs.  Columbus.
Moose vs. B.C.E.R.
Moose vs. Columbus.
-B.C.E.R, vs. Colutnhtis.
Moose-  vs.   B.C.E.R
Moose \s. Columbus.
Ill' F..H   vs.  Columbus.
Moose VS.  IVCK.lt.
- Moose vs. Columbus,
B.C.E.R,  vs. Columbus.
Moose   vs.   II.   C.   E.   ll.
Columbus   vs.   Moose.'
raw until to a Hush uuccecds a
scowl a bitten lip. to a bitten lip a
s.ivage- retort.    No chewing gum  can
soothe the- iierveH under his attacks.
Finally the player crumbles anil a
feeble bell sets ibe 'ran' dancing and
yelling all the louder, ln the great |
games the 'fanning' in doii" '-n masse
from   lhe    cheap    seat-*,     which    are !
j usually behind the pitcher's arm. The !
I remarks are  worth  bearing, for 'ran-;
i mug' has become almost  as    special* !
Used  as  baseball, and  the  Americans
are masters or allusive derision."
THEATR
July 14   Columbus vs. B.C.EtR.
July 17    li.C.K.lt. vb. Moose.
July 81���Columbus vs.  Moose.
July 24-Columbus vs. H.C.Kit.
July  21    H.C.Kit.  vs.  Moose.
July  31 -Moose   vs.  Columbus.
Aug.  4���Columbus vs.  H.C.E.R.
Games Called off.
Unless rrlendly matches are arranged, there appears little prospects of
any soccer for local fans on Saturday
aiftemoon. The Rovers are without a
manager, Hur.jultlam Is unable to raise
a team, while the two remaining clubs
City ami Sapperton, have completed
their schedule. The Hankers are willing lo field a team against the City
at Moody I'ark and arrangements are
being made ror a rrlendly game tie-
tw. en Sapperton and Columbian college. Announcement of the plans for
Saiurday will  be made todr.y.
EVERYBODY WELCOME
Senior Amateur Officera Look for Big
Turnout at Annual Meeting
Tonight.
May
16
Mav
19
May
22
May
2>;
May
29
June
2
Jpne
e
June
!)
June
12
June
IR
June
19
June
23
June
"6.
Juno
.10
July
3
July
t -
July
10
SPORT CHATTER
(By tbe Potter.I
A general meeting of the New
Westminster Lawn Tennis club will
be held lu the offices of Sutherland
& Ardagb, Westminster Trust block,
ut five o'clock on Monday evening,
March 31.
"Westminster expects 10 use a
couple of Its amateurs on the pro
club this summer and Ihis will give
Victoria a grand chance to capture
the Ma^in cup."- Victoria Times. This
Is where Victoria Is mistaken unless
a few around thlB burg miss their bet.
None of the senior amateurs are looking for the glory (?) there Is In
playing professional lacrosse this
summer, In view of chaotic cond'-
lions.
The schedule committee of the H.
c. I.. A. will meet Tuesday afternoon
10 draft a schedule. Before Ihat time
It will be seen whethi r Victoria is
sincere in Balding a team. The Capitals are attempting an alibi as iheir
defence tor railing to turn up last
Tuesday.
PROGRAM   FOR  TODAY
Special Feature
Comedy and
Tragedy
A revival of the celebrated
��� elisein drama in two parts, leaning   Marc   MacIJermott.
Eisanay Photoplay
The Arm of
Vengeance
Western Drama.
e    ,
Patheplay
Whiffles' Balcony
Buds
Comedy.
A   full  attendance  of all  lacrosse
Tans interested in the senior amateur
team Is desired tonight at the city hull
where the annual meeting takes place.
Lasl  year's team is practically  intact
and   the chances of lining the  Mann
Cup   r :-i j tn   Vancouver  are  bright.     A
large turnout is expected an that a full
view of the local situation can be ob-
j tained.    Last season an overwhelming
debt   wblcb   had   been  accumulating
! during the past four years was prop-
I tically wiped out which demonstrated
' the turn or the tide as far as amateur
, lacrosse was concerned.
With strong officers at the helm lhe
1 local club can expect to go through a
1 banner season and it is for this reason
I that a good turn out ls expected at thr
I meeting tonigiit.
According to a Vancouver Hem
Bess Johnson is dickering with the
Toronto lacrosse club to tend goal
for the* lllue Shins Ihls summer. Tliis
lust about explodes the yarn about
Victoria being still anxious lo field a
team, Just at present the Victoria
club exists as follows: Joseph Gorman, president; J. Gorman, vice,
i president; Joe Gorman, secretary-
treasurer.
The lacrosse team in Brampton,
Ont., last year champions <>f the 0,
A. I.. A., is making plans to visit Van
couver this summer in an attempt to
lift the Mann cup. The boys had
better hurry or t Ise they might be
ordered lo drop otr at Westminster
Junction and change cars for West-
minster.
ter and ammunition. The necessity or
rront has thinned the Constitutionalist ]
gathering most or his troops at the
leader's lines or communication with
his base ai Chihuahua and if these
should be cut by a force of federals
from Saltillo or Monterey the rebel
army  would be in a desperate plight.
The army strategists here are con-
ringed, therefore, that if Villa does
not succeed In breaking down the opposition of Torreon quickly, he will
be obliged to undertake a hurried retreat to Chihuahua to reorganize and
strengthen his forces.
Conditions along the Texas border
are much better than they normally
are, according to information reaching
President Wilson. The president told
callers that newspaper editorials and
the judgment of impartial observers
showed that a gootl many of the raids
and border difficulties which occur
ordinarily had been stopped.
Money to Loan
���on-
Inside City Property
FROM $500 UP
Agreements for sale purchased at reasonable
rates and terms.
Safe deposit boxes to rent from $2.50 per year
up.
BOILERS
Riveted Steel Pipes
-      BURN OIL     ���
TANKS
VULCAN IRON WORKS, LTD.
P.  O.  BOX  442
TELEPHONE   ��2*
I ROYAL
THEATRE
Change of Program
GRAND NATIONAL
French  Horses Being  Heavity Backed
in   Big   Race���Nonstop   Run
Since 1839.
CHECKER TOURNEY
CHARLEY'S
AUNT
-: AND
Ihe Thief's
Daughter
���Aill be presented by the
PlayersI
PRICES:
10c, 20c, 30c
Phone 1068
London. March 20. A great deal of
uncertainty Ckaracterlsed the Grand
National market ftuday. chiefly b���'-
cnuse of doubts as to proliable starters. On the race course* at Liverpool
tenlay the Kreiich contingent were very
strongly Bupported, especially M. De
Miunm's Trianon III. who recently ill
tho Hursi I'ark chiiinpionstocplechase
quite unexpectedly took the measure
Of both roverl Coat and Lntteur 111,
winners of the Grand National last
year and in 1W9 respectively and who
until then hud been joint favorites
for tomorrow** big race. The three
ni*! at Hurst i'ark at erem weights,
whereas the handicap for the Qrand
National gives Trianon a 12 pound advantage over Covert I'oat and 11
pounds over  l.uttoiir.
Big List ote Starters.
It is pretty certain a big field will
start, probably nearer 00 than 20, for
nothing seems to daunt the ambitious
owner of a 'chaser who wants to si e
his colors in whal is generally recognized as tiie hardest rare in the world.
The formidable fences and ditches,
with sharp turns of the Aintrce course
of four and a half miles, coupled with
hi avy going nre the most Bevere teal
tor any horse, and tha presence In
the field of n bunch of second raters
generally lead* to a chapter of disasters, when loose and riderless animals bring down real good horses who
! with a dear field may he relied upon
; tei negotiate the course. Lust year
but three out of a Held of 22 ftaished
and in 1911 bat four horses finished.
and of those Qlenslde, ih" winner.
| vvas the only horse who hail not fallen.
This is the Tnth renewal e>f thi* race,
it having been run continuously since
1839. Oreat names associated with the
j race are those oT Cloister, Manifesto
and Jerry M., who each won under the*
then top weighl of 12 stone 7 pounds,
in   1893,  1899  and  1912  respectively.
Falsified Elections Returns.
Jersey   City,   March   20.���Convicted
on  the charge  of having  made falBe
election returns, while serving on the
lloboken election board in the primary
election  of  September,  1913,  13  election officers, e telit Democrats and five
Republicans were sentenced today by
Judges Mark  A. Sullivan and (Ieorge
J. Tennant, to serve not less than 18
W. Mclnnis, cf this City, in Finals at i months nor more than three years in
Vancouver. j prison.
New   Westminster stands *.o    win
the' checker   championship   of   the
mainland   if   the-   form   shown   by   a '* Champion  Dog.
local player, William Mclnnis. Royal Moose Jaw, March 20.���Chapion
live mu is maintained Working bis CUpstone B First Shot, owned and ex-
way up lhe ladder in .very round nf|��Mted by J. r Fletcher of Winnipeg,
the   series  played   In   Vancouver.  M
The Bank of Vancouver
HEAD   OFFICE:   VANCOUVER.   BC
Branches Throughout tha Province of British Columbia.
Savings Department at all Branches Deposits ot One Dollar and
upwards received and Interest at tbe highest curreut rate paid or
credited half yearly.
A OENERAL BANKING  BUSINESS TRANSACTED.
Drafts and Travellers' Cheques sold, payable In all parts of ths
world.
CHAS. O. PENNOCK, Oeneral Manager.
New   Westminster   Branch: A. W. BLACK, Manager.
lunis has reached the finals and has
already won one same and drawn
another In lhe six games to be played Three New Westminster checker
artists entered the competition but
all have been eliminated except Mr.
Mclnnis.
i won a notable and popular victory
here tonight when Judge Thompson
of Dumfries, Scotland, adjudged him
Ihe champion dog of the third annual
show- of the Saskatchewan Kenii"!
club. It was a heen competition be
tween five dogs, a hull dog, wolf
hound, St. Bernard. Airdale and Pomeranian.
AMERICAN LADIES' TAILORS
invite the ladies of this city to inspect their spring stock fit the
latest fabrics and styles. Special prfbe for two weeks only $35 and
j $40.    We guarantee perfect fit:'  ;
Corner Clarkson and Mackenzie Sts.
At tke Theatres
AT THE EDISON.
A  photoplay  eutitled  "Comedy
and
Tragey,"   with  a   Parisian   setting,   is,
the feature lilin at the Edison iheatre
today and fully maintains the records
made   by   the   Edison   film   company.
The  scenario deals  with  the  actions ���
of a certain French nobleman. Prince I
Gauthter de Sevarae,  who had    permitted himself to fall In love with an
actress.    The'  rival   In   the case  is aj
captain  of  the    prince's    bodyguard !
and through    a webb    of    intriguing j
evidence as only a   French plot'can
depict, the actress is led  to a point .
where   sin*   tins   io   choose   betWi en j
the  captain  and  prince.     After  some
very clever   tragellc   acting by    the
woman In the case the plo; ends with
the captain  In control.
AT THE  ROYAL.
"Charley's Aunt," the famous farce
comedy, will be tha Kenworthy play*
I ers1 offering at the Royal theatre tonight    This   is   one   of   the   funniest1
i fences  ever  written.    Mr.  Kenworthy I
I will   be  seen   in  the  title  role,    one I
j which lie has played befon   both
show.
In
Little
TWO BANKRUPT STOCKS
will be placed on sale today and tomorrow at 9 a.m. And now for the greatest
sale ever held in this city���a sale that will astound the town. It's just another
example of the power of our
READY
DOORS OPEN AT 9 A. M.-
COME.
stock and wih the road
i Miss Duffy will be Amy.
This will bl followed by "A Thiers
I Daughter." a splendid high class
! comedy drama and one of the- corn-
best    hills.    Charming    Julia
and
puny
O'Connor   will  appear
between  the acts.
specialties
THE AMERICAN fAll
MUCH DEPENDS ON
i   RESULT AT TORREON
Men's Furnishings.
Men's All Wool Sox, worth
25c;  now 	
Men's Shirts, worlh Tie*
$1.00;  now   	
Men's All Wool Underwear,
worth $1.50 and $2, now ....
Men's Sweater Coats, worth
$1.50.   now   	
Men's   Fine   Shirts,   worth
$1.60,  now   	
15c
25c
75c
SOc
65c
Hundreds and Hundreds of
Suits to be Given Away.
London Times Make Comment on the
Baseball  Bug���Generally Frequents the "Cheap" Seats.
ALL   SEATS   RESERVED.
NOTICE
In order to accommodate
crowds on Saturday night
there will be two complete
performances.
I   THEATRE   |
In discussing the game of baseball
which was recently played before*
I King George and Beveral thousand
I Londoners by the New York Giants
I and the Chicago While Sox, the Lon-
! don Times 1ms the following to say
, i n the' "Fan":
"The fau  may be seen  nt   his  best
only In smaller games.    He is 0 kind
! of  reserve   man.  and,  wearing    the
I colors   of   his   side,   lie   roams   fr< tn
BQuare le g to mld-on, raising lncess
I 'inil> a voice thai can be heard above
j all the din of the shouting.   Of   on-
i couragement to his own side he   is
' nol sparing, but what is asleed of him
cb.lef.ly    is   discouragement    of   the
(.ther.-   Those    who   remember   the
London  omnibus driver in  his  greal
dnvs or have beard n small Glasgow
hoy   nl   a   football   match   may   think
that they know what insult is.   Let
them wait till they   have   heard
i ii
Villa Cannot Keep up I ong Siege and
Cannot Proceed to Mexico
City.
Washington, March 26. Not since
the successful assault of Ojinaga bas
there been so much interest manifest
ed here in the details or the Mexican
campaign, as In tli" present attetr.pt
of the rebel general Villa to capture
the important federal baae al Tor
,-eon.
The state department has its representative at the front in the person
of Vice-Consul Carothers, on terms
personal intimacy with General Villa,
but so far it has h^ard nothing from
the vice-consul, except a brief message lust night that results had not
heen determined.
Army officers here believe' tiiat the
situation of Villa is serious. They
point out Hint it would be Impossible
for him to proceed on his mnrch towards Mexico City leaving a Btrotlg
a federal base on his line of communica-
is   lions, while on Ibe other hand he can-
$6.95
lat sell. The
$7.85
I Men's Suits In high grade dark silk
] mixed Cheviots, dependably lined,
, splendidly tailored. Price t_A Qf%
i $10.50. now   *W"W*99
I Up to $18.00 Worsted and Fine Tweed
| Suits, hundreds nf them
j in the sale;  now	
] Suits, and all new suits, that sell. The
newest patterns in worsted
I everywhere at $20. now.,
iSilk'and Mixed Worsted Suits, per
j feictly tailored. It seems a pity to sell
; them so low, but necessity knows no
I mercy; regular price $26,    flJQ  AR
i Sale   Price    ^JO.1**!
: Suits in all colors for dress wear and
' those  fashionable gray  effects;   hand
| tailored  and  worth  $:'���">.00,  and  gives
f I you  unrestricted  choice'  of  anything
in   t'.ie   building;   dur
ing  this sale   	
$11.95
$21'.00 Suits;
now  	
$12.00 Suits;
now  	
MEN'S PANTS
Men's I'ants, worth $1.50
to $2.5o;  now   	
Men's Pants, worth $2.1)0
now  	
Men's Pants In gray stripes and plain
eolois;  regular prices to
$3.50; forced price	
Men's Wortsed and Tweed Trousers
worth $5.00 and $6.00; made In al
up io etate styles
now  	
Fancy   Woo!  Vest;   worth
$2.00 and $2.75; uow 	
$9.95
$5.95
65c
$1.35
is and plain
$1.95
d Trousers
nade  ln all
$2.45
65c
Thousands of Hats to
Pick From.
The following well known maket
which you buy at this sale: Von
Gal, Mallory, Kingsbury, Roelof's.
J. B. Stetson.
$1.00 and $4.50 J. B. Stetson;   now   	
Men's
now .
Mens'
now .
Men's
now  .
Hats,   worth   $1.5��
Hats,  worth   $2.00;
$2.50  Huts;
$2.45
50c
75c
95c
Hats:
$3.50  Men's
now  	
$4 00  antl   $1.50
Hats;  now
Men':
$1.45
$1.75
Boots and Shoes.
Sacrifice without a parallel. Every
pair nt prices so low that they arr*
almost beyond belief. All the best
and finest makes. The following are
the well known make*, which you will
buy at this sale: Dr.' Reed Cushion.
Dr. Brandon's Cushion, Slater, McPherson, l.eckie, .lust Wright, Berry,
Hanover, Ames-Holelen, McCreadv.
Leader, Walk Right, .MeKlllop, Ag't
me.-.
Men's Boots,  worth $2.00;
now ;..,....
i'4.00  Boys'   High   Top
Boots; now 	
Men's  High Top  Bouts,
worth  $6.50;   now   	
$3.00 Boots;
now 	
$4.00 Boots;
now  	
$4.f'O   Boots  and   Shoes
now 	
$5.00 Sinter Boots and
Shoes; now 	
$6.50 Ur. Reed's Cushion
Hoots;    n  w   	
$6.00 Dr. Bfeinnon's Cushion Shoes;   now   	
85c
$1.95
$2.95
$1.50
$1.95
$2.45
$2.95
$4.25
$3.95
���ran' In his bappv moments . 	
navex ribald or liulelicate. but with a not remain Indefinitely in his present
, eisiem onlv  equalled    by    bis    In- position  outside Torreon  for  lack ��
���ie nicks the pitcher on tli.
The People's Friend Clothing Store
708 Columbia St. W.
PROFIT SHARING STORE.
Next to Bryson & Sons' Hardware Store.
means to keep his army In food, wa- j
I
w PAGE  SIX
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
FRIDAY,   MARCH   27,  1914.
UNIONIST EXPLAINS
ULSTER CRISIS
AGENCIES
CliASSIFIED   ADS   WILL   BE   RE
oeired for The News at the following places: 1*\ T. Hill's drug store,
��5:S Columbia street; A. Sprice,
Queensborough, Lulu Island: Mrs.
E. harden. Highland Park; Mrs. V.
lxwis. Alia Vista.
FOR SALE
PpB SALE -TWO CHOICE LOTS
ut Maple Loach I'ark, Boundary
Hay.    Apply Box 000 News offiec.
FOR SALE -TWO CIRCULAR SAWS
and saw table complete. Apply a;
The News office.
Grave   Situation   in   North
Is Weihcut Parallel in
cf  Empire.
of   Ireland
History
��� ������������������ �������� ��� ���
��� RATES.
��� ��� ��� * *
��� ��� ��� ��� 4
FOR    SALE���SELL
erty through an ml
YOUR    mot*
in ihis column
Bonar
! nnd Sir
; principal
recently
Classified���One cent per word per
day; 4c per word per week; 15c per
month; 6000 words, to be used as re
quired within one year from date of
contract,, $25.00.
FOR SALE��� $1.00 DOWN. $1.00 PER
week, Canada's Pride Malleable
Ranges; every one guaranteed. Mar
kit square. (3010) |Hayter Chubb
WANTED-
WANTED  TO
second band
Ne WS   Ofl'lC".
BUY***-* Sl'RINC.     NET,
Applv  Lox 11147 The
(31471
WANTED���WORK DY JAPANESE
boy. hot:*l 01 house work. 21
lllackie street. 131*1-'
WANTED HY MARRIED MAN P08I-
i .on   ns  bookkeeper    or     nny   llghl
work: wages asked $40.   l'. o. isox
187 City. (31281
WANTED ��� YOI'N'C. LADY AND
smart    hoy    to   learn    telegraphy.
Crnnd   chance  to  lrarn   good   business.   Apply Western I'nion. (3119)
WANTED ��� HOUSEHOLD FUHN1*
lure in large or small quantities;
highest prices paid. Auction sales
conducted. II. J. Russell. King's
hotel block, Columbia street. Phone
881. (3012)
WANTED -- HOUSEHOLD FURNI-
ture, or stpoks in trade, in large or
small quantities, highest price paid.
Or Fred Davis will sell your goods
hy public auction with guaranteed
results, or no commission charged.
See* the expert on furniture before
you give your goods away. Address
Fred Davis. 54S Columbia street.
New  Westminster. (3014)
LOST AND FOUND.
LOST- ON WEDNESDAY EVEN1NH
between land registry office anil
train station, a bunch of keys on
ring', Kinder please leave ut Kelvin
cafe.    Reward. (3140)
COLLECTIONS
RAD DE3TS COLLECTED EVERY
where. No collection, no charge
American-Vancouver Mercantile  Ag
ency. .'(,'16 HuMing:** street west. Van
couver. (3011)
AUCTION SALfcS.
FURNITURE, STOKE STOCKS AND
tann nale.'s conducted, Furniture
benight for cash; P. H. brown, 17
Hegbie street, New Westminster.
(3013)
CANADIAN PACIFIC
RAILWAY CO.
EASTER HOLIDAYS
Round trip tickets at single fare and
cne-third will be on sale April 9 to 12.
Good to return up to April li. If you
are sending tier friends from the Eas!
take advantage of cheap rate up
April 11. For particulars apply
E. GOU--E.T,
Agent.
Or II. W, BRODIE. C. P. A., Vancouver
Law, Austen Chamberlain
Bdward (arson wero th,
guests at a luncheon  held
n:    the    White'ha!!     rocms
Hotel Metropole, given by Sir Oeorge
Hayter Chubb, and attended by  Nonconformist    Unionists.      Sir    (ieorge
pri side d. as prestdi nt
of the  Nonconformist   Unionist  association,  and among   those  also   present were Rev. F. ,W.  Macdi n.ild,  ex*
president    of   the Wesleyan    conference; Rev. Dr. W. L. Walkinson. also
an ex-president of the Wesleyan con
ference;    Hishop   llasse,   president   of
the Moravian chinch;    Sir    John W |
Spear.   M.P.;   Steel    Mailland.     MP., |
and J. Neville Chamberlain.
The chairman explained thnt the
object of the gathering wns lo give
representatives of Nonconformist I
Unionism In various parts of the
i country an opportunity of meeting
their  1*. iiders.
Dr. Watkinson, proposing the*
health of Bonar Law, sairl the posj ,
'lion if tiie Prut: -nulls of the North
i.f Ireland was Intelligent, patriotic:
righteous, and it wns not a blaze of1
wild fanaticism, ll was logic set on
fire.
Uonnr Law.   responding,    said,    In
parti    Mr, Chairman, Dr. Watkinson. j
and gentlemen:  I have listened, nol
i for the lirst time, to n speech from a
distinguished   veteran   In our  cause,]
j which is remarkable al once for the
'sincerity  of the  feeling  whicli   it   dis- |
, plavs as for Uie wit and the brilliancy
with which Ilis   sentiments   are   rx-
j pressed.    Dr. Watkinson spoke of the
i game of politics.  In  this great   stmg-
' lile. and  In the position in which    I
happen to le* placed, I have ele*n-> mv
! best.    But  l cenfets  that,   for
Cooloy had made to her. She said
thai Mrs Coolej was crying one day
and   told   her   that   his-   husband   haei
made grave charge* against her.   She
I   .Mrs.   Cooloy   told   her   that   Mr.
,uie;.   i-.iiel   the   sou   horn   witii   red
bnlr oould not be liis child.
"I   know   this   woman     has     bi on j
dragged  from one  place  to another," j
... .1 the Indignant witness, as sin- uncovered the family skeletons, "I would
nol live on lhe olel rock pile where iii: J
made her live:   1 would cry my eyes
nut first. Mrs. Cooiey is a fioeid Worn*.]
j un.   The only trouble with ber is she;
1 t.il i s too much pains."
"Whal    do   you   know   about     her |
health?" asked Attorney    Del    '''Wi y j
; Smith.
"Well, she broke down three y":i. ���*
ago.    You men all know how   it is to
mi ������ seven children, Judge you knov/l
Jiow   it  is  to  raise  that   many  cleil-
'lire*.!-"
"No, i do not; no, I don't," Interrupt-
I ie'  lh*;* judge.
Mr, Cooiey denied that he hail giv.in
liis wife cause for divorce.    He  said
in' limes she was irritable, and would I
! in t permit him to do tilings lor her,'
such  as lifting heavy  milk paiib.
Will   Not  Let Son  Testify.
The  son. Ira, was placed    on    the
BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS.
Our Interior Finish ls manufactured from timber npecially select
ed tor Flat Grain.
We are also specialising ln Fir Doors with Veneered Panels,
which are better In construction, more beautiful and no more expensive than the old solid raised panel doors.
ftet our prices before placing your orders
"THE FRASER RIVER MILLS"
(CANADIAf4 WESTERN LUMBER CO., LTD.)
Loral Sales Department, Phone 890.
stand,  but  the judge  halted   pre
id-
TO FARMERS AND GARDENERS
HYDRATED  LIME  FERTIL-
We have received a consignment of
IZER   which   is  highly   recommended.
Lime  is almost as important for the successful growth of plants
as
j ings as soon as an attempt waa made!
to bare the family trouble.,.   Tr.�� judge
declared   it   deplorable   that   lhe>  elil!-
Iflren, who were apparently devoted to]
both   parents,  shoulel   be  obliged   to
testify   to   facts   ..hich   might   cms"
them to become'embittered.   When be I
I kaid lie would grant tin* divorce the ;it-
torneyi eiskerl that only teatimouj ro,*
'lining to a property settlement be
, taken.
In   his  decision  the  judge  guv,'   Ml"
wife tin* custody of the dangbter, aged
10 years, the youngest child. The custody of the youngest sen was aw.i |
I'd to the husband. The wife was given the house*:.old goods, farm equipment, horses nnd half the cattle ile.i
chickens, while the husband was given
cows  and   ;i   lot  in   Lldgerwood,
sunshine and water.
PER TON, $12.50
Special Rates in Carload Lots.
GILLEY BROS., LIMITED
' 102 Columbia Street W.
Phones 18 and II.
FRASER VAILEY UNE-B. C. OTIC
SATURDAY   EVENING
for
���OWL" SPECIAL.
Operated for the convenience of residents of the western section cf the South Fraser Valley who desire to visit New Westminster or Vancouver on Saturday evenings for shopping trips, to attend
thsatres. etc.
RUNNING   SCHEDULE
Triple  Alliance.
Venice, Italy, March 26.   Kins Victor Emm tnuel   returned   i,< day    and
had a cordial meeting with Emperor
William if Germany.    The    Marquis
, dl B?.n Qulliapo, the Italian minister
tlir i i f foreign affairs,   accompanied    the
game of politics, as a game,  1  have
perhaps, less interest than I ought to
have, and it has been for me a subject of real satisfaction ihat, during
the time  I  have led our party  in  the
���en
.si i bouse of commons, i have been fight-
to i ing for ii cause    which    'ouches    tho
j deepest  feelings of every man. for a
| pause   to   which   i   think   1   run   apply
tiie words once used by Carlvle, "A
cause thai  ;i man can  **V(' for and
would  die for."
k.ng. The meeting; it Is believed, la
designed to emphasize the Bolldltv of
tin* triple alliance. Emperor William
Is aiso to unit Emperor Francis
Joseph of .Austria prior to proceed
ing to Corfu.
Westbound
.Tiirilino   	
New  Westminster  . . .
Vancouver 	
Eastbound.
6:06 p.m.         Vancouver, Carrall St 11:2
7:00 p.m.           New Westminster
7:46 p.m. .In id Ine 	
p.m.
12:16 u.tn.
1:00 a.m.
runs   through   to   Vancouver  and   will   be   in   service
evening.    (Subject    to    cancellation    or    change    of
This train
every Rat'jrday
schedule without notice.)
Week-end rates are granted on the "Owl" special but such tickets arc good only for return on the same evening Passengers will
also be carried nn regular tickets under the usual arrangements for
retain passage.
BiniSI COLUMBIA ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY
TO  RENT.
FOR RENT -- HOUSEKEEPING.
rooms, furnishe'd completed, at 221
Si venth street, (:!loOl
FOR KENT���SUITE OF NICELY
furnished housekeeping rooms. 37
Agnes Btreet.    Telephone 63M I,.
(3148)
FOR RENT ��� MODERN SEVEN
room house, 722 Seventh avenue.
Apply 728 Seventh avenue.    (3146)
FOR KENT���COTTAGE IN BURrA-
by with all modern conveniences,
including hlimls. electric fixtures
and linoleum on floors, for ?12 per
month. One block from Sixth
Btreet  car  line.    White,  Shile.s  &
CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER.
Court cf  Revision,  131
*.
NOTICE   is  hereby  givn   thai   the   first
meeting  of  the  Court  of   Revision   foi
the ABsessment  Roll e.f thi   City of New
Westminster will bee lirlel in the* City Knll,
j New    Westminster,    B.C.    on    Thursday.
April   18,   191-t.  at  11  a.m.     All  appeals
against   the'  Assessment  must   be  in  writ-
| ing, nnd delivered to thee Assessment Com*
i tnlosloner ni   least  ten  days previous tr
Ithe sitting eif the s.-ilel Court nf  Revision.
Dated at  New  Westminster,  13.C, this
j 2nd day  of March.   1314.
XV. A.  DUNC IN',
(.ioe'1 i City Clerk
GOVERNMENT HELP
FOR EXHIBITION
1   0.
C.140)
WBLTi    FURNISHED    SUITES    IN
itoyai apartmtuts for rent only $10
per month. Unfurnished $7.50 per
month including stove* and water.
White.  Shilcs  &  Co. (3140)
Dominion   Will   Assist   th?   Canadian
National Show at Victoria���
Many   Entries.
Na Dru-Co Laxatives
are different in that they
do not gripe, purge nor
cause nausea, nor does
continued use lessen their
effectiveness. Vou can
always depend on thei^.
25c. a box at your
Druggist's.     178
Msttwul Dni| and Chemical C;
���I CaiuSa. UnllcS.
ROYAL   MILITARY   COLLEGE
CANADA
Entrance Examination, 1914.
OF
SMALL HOUSE TO
rooms, Agnes street.
1 oriei stree..
RENT,   FIVE
Apply 6Q8 Vic-
(3129)
FOR RENT���FURNISHED
funiisheei  suite's and sine
AND UN-
le rooms;
modern, convenient, light and sanitary, Apply on premises. Twelfth
street ami Sixth avenue, Mrs. Man-
deville, floor 2, 3uite 1, or Gray &.
Gilchrist. (30'
FOR RENT���IF YOU HAVE ROOMS
to rent try an ad. In this column.
Mrs.
and Miss
Cave-Browne-Cave
I.R.A.M., A.R.C.M.
Victoria. Marcli 26.���There is no
doubt tha' the Dominion government
proposes extending every posslbl ��� assistance to the isritish Columbia Agricultural association in Its efforts t.i
make the C anadian' National show of
1914 of outstanding merit. ,\ sticr*!
time aiio the announcement was made
from Ottawa that i' was the in en-
tion of the departmeni of agriculture
lo enter a display illustrative' ol the
wool   and   poultry    Industries,    This
  1 has been followed up by a comlnunl*
I cation from J, R. (irisdaln. director
11 is notified for the information of all pf experimental farms, which states
,������,,-.r-.od that Squad and Company Krill that ether Imnortanl exhibits ar" b��-
(practical) is .-i.l.led to the list of vol- *,,��� ���,.���,,.,, j 1 . .1 re 1 .,
untnry subjects tor He Entrance Kxam- in8 Prepared by the federal authors-
Inniinn of the Royal Military CulleRe, 1914, ' ties.
.M-ii-Us win be   awarded aa  follow-t: Mr. Grisdale says.
Maximum    Minimum-  ia  rp.,,i,,  ,,,  ���,,*... 1
Rquad  Drill         100 B0        ,s  rPd<l>   '"   niak"  ,1
Company  Drill          100 60        educational  value*  in  li
Vhe authorised lext Book Cm' tnls sub-   chemistry,   horticulture,   cereals,   hot-
HflCand%^lour7an^lnirPani}x:   Th��W   ''���",<��,'��1'1^   a"i'"i"   hu.bandry.
_ I book can he obtained from Officers   Com-   forasre   plants,  poultry,   tobacco     tans-
Divlslona and Districts, prici 2,j  bandry, and bee-keepinfr.   All he asks
A   S. WILLIAMS   Colonel 1 ls tnat  "'-'  'oca' "J^nageiueiiT   provide
 Adjutant  Rctiernl. j the   necessary   space.    Geonre   Sang-
Department of Militia and Dotoncc, Ot- ster, the secretary, has replied giv-
(aNeWspa^ers8 wiii^not be paid for this to* assurance that the accommoda
advertisement If they insert ll without au- ���'���'tin w-iil be available. There is,
thorlty  from  th"  department. .therefore, no question as  to this  fea
ture of the show.
Witli respect to the dlstrlci exbibll
A DOLLAR Spent at home reacts in its
benefits with unceasing general profit. Sent out of town it's life is ended.
Kept with the home merchants it is a
messenger of continuous benefit. Business men should awake to the importance of keening this dollar at home and
make a bid for it by judicious advertising.
IW.
n effect, that li"
good   exhibit   of j
field hiisbandrv, '
' Ill:l
III'
M-3-1.
1401,
Will
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Lessons in Pianoforte, Violin, Slug
!ug, Voice Production, Theory (in
cleiss or privaielyl, Harmony, Counter*
{ecint, Musical Form and  History.
Pupils prepared    for   the   examlna 1
tions of the Associated Board of   tbe I
Royal   Academy  of  Music  and   Royal
College of Music,    Also    Professional
Diplomas, Teacher or  Performer.
For terms etc, apply SI DufferlE
Street.    Phone 411 R.
THEIR   FAITH   IN   CANADA
STRONGER  THAN   EVER
TENDERS   OF   EXCAVATION.   ETC.
Sealed   tenders  will   be   received   by I
tho  undersigned   not   liter  than   10
a.m. Marcli Soth, p.Ui,   for clearing]
.-ill debris and  trees, excavating and]
carting away and erecting rough rail j
ins on two sides of lot at  the corner I
of Eighth    and Trew    streets,    New
Westminster. Drawings show ni li v. Is *
and sections can be se-e*n at. the archl-
lects' office.   Tenders to be ln lump
sum.
GARDINER & MERCER,
(8133) Architects.'
LAND   REGISTRY   ACT.
.lie   Lot   1,   Subdiivsion   of   Lot   396,
Croup 1, Map 830, in the District of
New Westminster,
Whereas proof of the lost of Certificate ��f 'I"'tl(' Number 6524F, issued In
the name of John A.   Campbell   lias
|�� sen  filed in  th's office.
No'ice is hereby given that I shall,
o! the expiration of oie* month from
the date of the first publication here-
���nf, in a daily newspaper published in
ihe City of New Westminster, issue
a duplicate of the said Certificate, unless In the meantime valid Objectim
be made to me in writing.
J. C GWYNN,
District Registrar of Titles. .
Land Registry Office.
New We'RiminBter B. C,
]2th Marcli. 1904. (3082)
Toronto, Marcli 26 U. Home Smith,
���vhe hue- just returned from Europe,
believes that Canada has fully re-es
tabllshed confidence with British ii
nanclers us a result of the remarkabl *
transformation that has taken place
iInce the first of t.i" year.
In this connection Mr. Smith pointed out that the Canadian financial sil
nation was much brighter, which i.i
attributed to the splendid manraer in
which the Canadian banks handled
tbe situation last fall, when tin*
money stringency was felt on this Bide
of the A^lemti" ocean,
"London will take a reasonable
amount of gilt-edged Canallan securities," said Mr, Smith, "but the mar
ket for real estate and tin* sale of
hoor industrial stocks has vanished
for many years to come, li will !,������
nt. least many months be.fore ,*i new
market is created for constructUa
propositions,"
Mr, Smith emphasized the fact that
notwithstanding the very heavy strain
on ('anadian credit lust year, ine Ca
nadian financial institutions bad ';ot
suffered embarrassment to any area!
extent. While they had combatted the
situation, Mr. Smith elaborated upon
the fact that while Canada will be
able to obtain all the money neces
sary, it wll] only be on the understanding that the country cleans up a large
portion of construction work and the
railway situations, nnd harvests an
other Rood iron, ���
Mr. Smith said that his visit I 1
Europe was made In connection wll .
some private (.'anadian enterprises,
respect,
competition In connection with the
exhibition, of which mention already
has been made, it was stated yesterday bv tho secretary that entries
have been secured from the follow'n''
districts: tiowichan, Sooke. Met-
chosin, Alberni, Comox, Sal Spr'ni
island, Victoria, Saanich, Langley
Rovelstoke and Chilliv.eifk \s set
ernl other sections have signified
Muir Intention of participating. :i Is
clear thai th.. ground floi r 1 f thn
mn'n building wlll be pntlrelj occupied  wllh these contributions.
RED HAIRtD SON
CAUSES DIVORCE
The Straight line
in Creating Demand
n
Domcslii; Troubles in Home of Farmer
Commence  With  Arrival  of
Heir. I
rcrtrch for Missi'ir* Child.
Philadelphia, March L'i,.--Peilico began a house to house canvass today
iii si arch of seven year old Warren
McCarrlck, who disappeared 13 dayB
jlgo, The pdlice bollevd it it* possible
that lhe boy was lured Into a house
near hia home anel either bidden or
killed.
Spdkane, March i!'i. Domestic trou
bles in t'.ie home of Frank Cooiey, a
..inciter, living West of the city. lie;;r'ii
u  dozen   years  ago on  the arr val  of
13 red-haired baby In the family, according to witnesses In the superior
court yesterday, when Mrs, Poc.ahon
t*'s   Cooiey    was   granted a divorce
! from  the man sin*  married  BO  year:
ago.
'liy* husband claimed liis wife made
him ���������e*:. fo boarders ��hll the Btati
was building the Sunset boulevard. Hi
I denied her charges aboul abuse, bul
-aid she persisted in spending ai..r..
sum of money for fake medicines,
When she rinvaiuf-el in bed all <i;i;.. ai
later went to Spokane for the nighl
Mrs. Cooiey said she novel remained
In town until late, unli bs it  ��a    di
Ing the apple show week or fair
Tells of Husband's Charges.
Mrs. Mary QutnelH, 11 neighbor, I   Id
11   tearful   confessions    which      i .
A Straight Line Ls the
Shortest Distance between Two Points"
Whatever troubles old Fuclid gave us in our schooldays
liis axioms were simple enough, ln our business life
to-day we show a lively appreciation of the truth of this
axiom in cutting out superfluous efforts��� in the saving of
time and  labor.
In making goods the straight line is "efficiency." It is
the shortest distance between raw material and finished
product.
5n Selling Goods, the straight line is
Newspaper Advertising.
It is the shortest distance between the seller and the buyer.
Some manufacturers are applying the straight line in the
making of their goods, but neglecting it in the selling of
them. Some have no line of communication with the consumer at all���many let their message meander along bypaths of "chance acquaintanceship" instead of telegraphing it along the straight line of Newspaper Advertising.
Newspaper Advertising is the Shortest Distance between
the two points of "Supply" and "Demand."
��� If you arc doing a IdcbI  business   t&lk   ovr   your   ndwrii-.ing
problems wi*h the Advertising Department ef tins N-ew'.papiT.
If you r\re doing a provincial or national business it would
b- well for you to have the counsrI and assistance- of a gex*d ndvi-fiis.
ing agency. A li1;! of these will be furnished, without cosl or
obliganon, hy the Secretary of lhe Cana iian Press Association,
P.join 503.  Lumsden Building,  Toronto. FRIDAY, MARCH 27,  1S14.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
PAGE SEVEN
���;*fe
WOULD-BE WRITERS
LOST COIN
tbe northwest    Applicants  WWe  :oi.i   ".als themselves cannot ea
that  lt  was an  easy  matter to earn , ih.uhe.
from $la to $21, a week by working in j    "The size of the Ann rican ejtrg, com
Men  Who  Paid $2 for "Courses"   In
Newspaper Work Will Be Unable
to Ccmpiete Studies.
Seattle, March to- Seat He subscrib
pth, who contributed  $2  each  to tht
spare moments" anil Writing special
articles ami "Items" for daily and
Sunday   newspapers.
Following an investigation just completed by tbe government the young
j "managing editor" waB given an alternative of facing a fraud order or dls-i
solving the "bureau." His affidavit
in response, to this ultimatum was
filed as  follows:
1 "1 Harvy D. Hitchcock, being first
I duly sworn, depose and say that 1 am
i the proprietor of the business hereto-
pared witli the Chinese, more than
makes up for the 2 cents difference in
price tiiat ls now being quoted on the |
.Seattle market. Americans refuse to!
tuiy bantam emeu tor household use, I
yet they accept these oriental egps
without a murmur ami they are luard* j
ly larger than bantam stock.
"It would not be so bail if the people of tuis country received the Chinese ��k..S9 in their fresh slate, but they
do not. ln order that the selling price
may   be   kepi  as  low  as   possible   the
I have no fa clean collar or a j-.lass of beer was
not entitled to them and th<* commissioners entitled to open the barber shops,  the  haberdashers,  or  tiie
MCETS  DEATH   UNDER
AUTO  TRUCK   WHEELS'
DAYS CF THE P3ES5 GANG.
saloons, it was, in* argued, the duty
cf the- chief ot police to enforce* Unlaw Irrespective of any wishes ex*
pressed bj tin* commissioners.
Seattle,  March  n.���While' rrorBing i lilfe In linelnnd** Old CJeorulan Nary
Fifth    avenue    near    Marion    slr.-et j Un* Hard and  Hi iit-ili/.lng.
Shortly   after  noon  yesterday   a   ina-i
! fore done undiT the name 'Washington I pf!K��� arp rthmed to the United States
HBEm���i       .. ,. "   ~~*7~.  ".  ~~ I./,*'8.8 1,ur,'au' Washington. D. C.;' that. ,��� llow Orient*! liners which are not
Washington  Press Bureau    to learn   this business has been absolutely abun-1 equipped   with   ref. igeration   or   cold
A  HOBBY  PARTY.
Mtr'ry
how to become newspaper correspondents will not be able to pursue their
"courses" further.
Uncle Sam lias taken over the "bureau's" affairs and will wind them up
doped and will not he resunw-d at any I aUinnte facilities. These slow steam-
tlmo in the future; that 1 wlll not at, ,,rg Bom,.times take three weeks to
any time in the future conduct any (.,ohs the Pacific and when the eggs
slm lar bus,ness. and (lie postmaster pre unloaded their condition is such
at Washington, I). <\. Is hereby au- that often half the shipment will be
at once. Moreover H II Hitchcock I ,'lon">a, to treat all mall which may | condemned on the spot. But where
"managing editor," and presiding gen-  E? rff,,lvwl h/ Mm addressed to the I American shippers would be forced to
ius of the ge.t-rich-quick scheme, has   SSfi "^   ***** f?tt"*!,.0r   ''    "
Hitchcock, as managing editor, as un
claimed."
agreed not to try the same game again
and as a result bas escaped prosecution.
lx)cal papers have, on frequent occasions, received "items" from "correspondents" trained in such schools,
of which there are a large number.
it hi needless to say that the articles are worthless and that the
"courses" merely afford an opportunity
to attract money from the pockets of
tho credulous.
That the money Is forthcoming in
astouisblngly large amounts is evidenced by dispatches from the iiution-
nl capital, which say that Hitchcock re-
celved in excess cf $">U0 weekly from
his dupes.
Kxtensive advertising campaigns,
carried on in every part of the country, placed hiin in touch with ambitious beginners who "thought they
could write" and who willingly parted
with $2 to get a pamphlet Of commonplace newspaper knowledge worth at
the most  fifteen cents.
The scheme was somewhat out of
the ordinary because of Hitchcock's
youth he is only 2u years old. He pur-
sti'si his methods quietly until last
year, when be began to scatter advertisements broadcast and to reap a har*
ves'
liis expenses were large-, but h" admitted that he ordlnarly imtted about
$X0 a week, and at one time ills gross
proceeds wen* $,r,7(i for the s.inie period.
llltehcoek at one time posed as "for-
CHINK EGGS CAN'T
LAST, HE SAYS
American   Poultryman   Says   Oriental |
Hen  Fruit Is Only a Passing Fad.
Scuttle, March 2li.���"The Importation of t'hinese eggs and butter into
jthe United state-n in such enormous
quantities as are coming In at present not only works a great injustice
ou   tho   poultry   raising   industry
th:ow the entire condemned lot Into
Uie water, the Oriental egg Importers
are permitted to reeandle the eggs
and place the passable ones on the
local markets, or ship them Inland.
"Th* small size and doubtful origin
of the Chinese egg Itself and the condition it Is In wbeu It Is placed on the
market,  I  believe, are sufficient    to
| justify any American citizen in refus-
I lag to buy. but us these conditions are
J not  generllly  known  consumers  buy
| the stock in ignorance because it is at
present 2 cents cheaper.
"You can fool the American people
very easily for a while, hut when they
wake up to the game, which they soon
do, they r* turn to their old standards,
| anil for that reason I believe that the
^sale  for   the  Oriental   eggs   will     be
shortlived  in this country.    While It
lasts,   however,   lt   ls   bound   lo   play
havoc  with  the American poultry  In-
jdustry.    The sooner the people awake
, to the fact that health should be con-
| stdered before pooketbook, tiie better
o; | It will be for both themselves and the
ii     i, ..... i i American farmers."
the l'ai-'.tlc coast stateH, but is a posi-  '	
live detriment to the consumer," says ;
Al A. Tarte, formerly one of the most
successful dairy and  poultry  fanners ���
in  the northwest.
"When the health of a nation is at
ENFORCE   LORD'S  DAY  ACT
IN VICTORIA SAYS COUNCIL
meriy Bpeclal correspondent"   for  aiMn who would not hare
Chicago     newspaper.     Investigation 0n his breakfast table is
showed that he had submitted thirteen ' from   the   danger  of
articles   all of which had been rejected by the editors, and had sold three
small  items  which  netted  him  about
*2 each.    He- also said he was "former
feature writer" for a New Vork newspaper.     His   efforts  In   this   direction
in tied him the magnificent sum of $3.
Hitchcock's idea, the inspectors
said, was that the market for writers
far exceeded the supply and that with
a Utile study anyone might join the
ranks of the literary rich.
'Tt has taken a lot of experience,
hard work. Ume and money to prepare a System such as I offer." one of
his proiipecliises read, "and if you de-
sire well-paid, genteel employment,
here is .vour opportunity.
��� Oop��** in Northwest
Victoria,  March  26.���After    a    discussion lasting well over an hour the
I stake   rigid   steps  should   be  taken city council   passed    tbe   resolution
either by the state or national govern-1 submitted   by  Alderman   McCandless
ment to exclude unliealthful food prod-1 to the effect that, in view of tbe re-
I nets," said  Mr. Tarte today. "Chinese \ ports  tbat  the   police  were  not    en-
eggs  are  an  example.    Kven  the citi-1 forcing   the   Lord's   Day   act   in   Vic-
y.en  who  would not have  tli'se  eggs  toria  the  council  request the   police
is not exempt  commissioner* to instruct the police
having     them ��� lo proceed  with the full enforcemen! I
forced upon him, for it is a fact that, of the provisions of the act.    A copy
they  are  largely  used   by  bakers  and . of   the   resolution   will   be   forwarded
delicatessen  shops as  well as  by  the  to  the  attorney general.
Entertainment For the Jolly
Church Sociable.
We nil have hobbW-s. whether wo
ride tbe "boiW* hard or not There
la always Just some one thing we like
to do ur to have better than anything
else, so to enliven a church social tbe
entertainment committee asked each
guest to wenr an article tu represent
his ur her favorite fad. There wus the
boy who bud the stamp collecting
fever at Its height. Ile appeared with
a stump for a scurfpln, another glued
on to a huge ring as a Netting nnd four
or tlve glued to his cout lapel In lieu of
a bouquet
Tbe silk qnllt worker bad her frock
plentifully patched wltb silk squares
of the patterns sbe was making or desired to make, and the would be artist
had wnter color sud pen nml ink
sketches on ber dress, with a peaked
hat made of water color puper, which
bail marine sceues upon it
Tbe airship lleml bad a miniature (lying machine (found ut tlle toy counter)
worn around his neck aud a golf suit
The sailor boy was ln white duck,
with a "middy" cap. aud tbe young
miss wbo was learning to cook carried
a ring and chain, frum which dangled
spoons, egg beater, flour sifter, etc.
It is needless tu say that this was the
merriest kind of a party, far different
from tiie average church social.
There was no Inck of animated conversation, and to make things more
Interesting, when all sat down to refreshments, which were served nt
small tables, each one w.is asked to
tell In two minutes the merits of bis
especial hobby.
This meeting turned out to be quite
an exchange not only of ideas, but of
materials, for every one found out
what the other fellow wus interested
in, aud some saved stamps und others
silk pieces, nnd others gave cherished
recipes, and all found that even those
whom they thought dull nnd stupid
were most interesting when led to
talk upon what Was uppermost In their
minds.
believed   to   be Li. L��. flueenlnr.   713
i Marion  street,  was run  down  by  an
auto I ruck and fatally crushed.
Ile died at the Seattle general hospital within live minutes. Tin- truck
was driven by li. C. Clapp, 19S4
Seventh avenue, an employee of the
lirace &  Hergert Mill company.
Clapp stated  to the police that he
did  not  see the victim  until the latter stepped from the curb about ten
tt et  in  front   of  the  machine.    The j
driver applied the brakes and sound i
There can be no question about It
��� life In the C.eorgian navy was Insufferably hard. According to Mansfield, "lt was brutalizing, cruel and
horrible, the kind of life now happily
gone forever, a kind of life which no
man to-day woulel think good enough
for a criminal. Then- was barbarous
discipline, bad pay, bad food, bad
hours of work, bad company."
This is putting the case strongly,
and to one not born or bred to the
sea It Is exactly what it must bave
seemed.     How   then   did    they    get
ed a warning, but    before    the    man , . ���,.
could   step    back    he was    knocked | "�������� _t0. enler *?*?.**?. t___\_^__
down. The right front wheel of the
heavy machine passed over the vie
tun's chest.
Identification was partially established at the public morgne from a
street department tag found in the
victim's clothing. The department
records show that the man bearing
the department number on the ta?
waa married and has four children
all residing In this city. In his hat
band, however, was stamped the
name A. E. Finch.
Clapp Is he'd at police headquarters
on an open charge, pending instructions from the prosecuting attorney's
office.
Duncan Postoffice.
Vic'.orla March 2*;.���The new post
office building at Duncan, B.C., which
s being constructed by the Dominion
government at a cost of approximately
?43,000, ls reported to be practically
complete. This announcement was
made from the local public we>rks office yesterday. It was stated that the
contractors, Messrs. McDonald, Kourke
aud Moncrief of Vancouver, are about
ready to turn the structure over to
the authorities.
STARTED FROM TORONTO.
cheaper  restaurants.
"Chinese eggs even at Iheir best are-*
not fit for American consumption, and
as a rule by the time they reach the ]
user on this side of the Pacific they
have already passed Into the strongly,
doubtful  class.    It is a fact that can]
be proved that liens in China are not:
properly   fed   and  cared   for.     A   Chinese hen  that  lias contracted  disease;
is   never   Immediately   removed   from
the  flock  and  cured  or killed,  as is
the case on big poultry farms in this
country!    Tbe Chinese  birds are  kept
Mderman Cuthbert raised the point
that the resolution of Alderman Mc-
Candles was not in order in that it
sought to instruct the police commissioners, a body independent of
the council.
Alderman McCandless disputed the
contention that tin police commissi! Bern were above the law. They
were, he averred, sworn to enforce
tiie laws, and whether the members
of the board agreed with the law or
not. they had but one duty, to se"
that the statutes were enforced
The contention that the ace as enforced last year resulted only  in dis*
DANCING FROCKS.
Girls of Ten or Twelve Wear Exquisite
Net Models.
Little net dresses are esiieclally pretty nud dainty as dancing school,frocks
for girls of ten or twelve. They are
generally mounted over n colored silk
slip, und very often the ribliou tracery
Is applied to tbe slip, the uet veiling
this ribbon or flower trimming. One
particularly   effective  dress  of   white
Franklin's Arctic Exp'Jition Recalled
by Scott Tragedy.
The tragedy of Capt. Scott and hig
bra.e companions in the Antarctic re��'
minds a recent writer tha. one Arctie
expedition may almost lie said to have
started from Toronto.   This was tbat
made  Ly  Sir  John   Franklin to the
Arctic shores oi this continent ln 1825.
Starting out from England Franklin
and his party  arrived at New  York
and corns on from that place by stage
and boat up the  Hudson river.   In
due time the explorer arrived at To-
i ronto, which was then Vork.   Franklin
had his boats put upon carts there at
the bay and taken thence by ox teams
up Yonge street
several ways in vogue. A captain on
being appointed to a vessel, besides
attending to her armament and equipping her for a voyage, had also the
responsibility of furnishing ber wit'i
a crew. He set about this by establishing a recruiting offlce ashore, generally at a sailors' tavern, and placarding the fact through tbe town
and the surrounding country with
the announcement that . "Captain
Blank, R'N.. waa now fitting out
H. M. ship So and So for a cruise In
foreign waters."
Following this came promises ot
unlimited rum, prize money and the
King's bounty. When the gullible one
came to the bait he was piled generously with drink and flattery, the
King's gold Jingled before bis staring
eyes and his befuddled brain filled
with stories of the joys of ltfe ln tbe
King's navy loudly bawled tn the sea
ballads of the day. That these joys
were not unknown ls shown by the
fact that the bounty was at one time
above 1350.
When these gentle means failed to
complete bis number tbe captain sent
a few boat loi ds of sturdy fellows
ashore after dark In charge of an
ofllcer. Tliis party or "press gang"
proceeded to the resorts of merchant
sailors and picked up any stragglers
they found ln (he streets. In times
of need no male between boyhood and
old age? was safe.
A Socialist Btate.
New Zealand has the reputation ot
being  one  of   the  most  progressive
countries  In  the  world.      There    is
practically  no  poverty  which  Is not
the result of laziness or drink. There
are no   millionaires   and   no slums.
New Zealand lo two-thirds the area
of California.    It   has   a   European
population of 1,000,000, almost wholly  of  British  descent,  and  a  Maori
< population of about 40,000.
I     Tbe laws of those Islands have be-
1 come known throughout   the  world
\ because of the advanced reforms they
i are   supposed   to  promote.    Primary
secular and cora-
When  .he  Franklin party   reached ' education is free
Newmarket t..ey  stayed over  as the I pulsory up to a prescribed standard
guesU ot Hon. Peter Robinson, a not- i with  free books, fre*�� travel on the
; under had sanitary conditions, am
j'linformed1 by those who have Thvesti-
Dupes of the "bureau" were traced J gated, The Chinese themselves live j crimination was not, he believed; the
into every part of the country and a I on food that Americans would Dptjreal point. If that contention were
large number were said to have, in-1 feed to farm animals and Chinese hens ! approved, ihere could be no reason
vested from Seattle and other cities ln . are fed on the refuse that the Orien-   why a person  who desired a bath or
���nxs
You Can Say 25 Words for 25 Cents in
2500 New Westminster Homes and Business
Offices Any Morning in The New West-
minster News.
You can say a lot in twenty-five words about the
property you want to sell, the man you want for that vacant position, the kind of work you want or any of the
hundred and one daily needs that arise in business or
home affairs.   Try it out.
HSte
m^iW$��w%
PHONE 999
DOWN
HILL'S
TOWN
DRUG
OFFICE
STORE
ed resident and a relative of Sir John
Beverly Robii.son, Bart., Chiel Justice
of Upper Canada, who lived in York.
From Newmarket it w;s but a
short distance to where the Arctic
voyagers really commence their long
journey into the frozen wastes of the
north, 'ilie boats were taken on to
Holland Landing then the jumping ofl
place for the north, and launched in
the marshy little stream which enthusiasts   have  long  been   trying   to
railways for the children attending
school, and where there are no railways an allowance for conveyance by
vehicle or ferry or for board of pupils in the vicinity of the school.
Lives of infants are protected by
taking them from bard and unnatural conditions and placing them
wilh approved private fatuities. There
Is a national endowment of 9,000.000
acres for education and old age pensions,  besides  2.000,000  for special
: convert into a canal at great public j purposes of various educational insti
expense. The place ol embarkation
was the canoe landing used by the
Indians for ages.
Here the boats commenced their
journey. Lake Simcoe was passed,
the Severn River navigated and
thence by way of the shores of Lake
Huron the party reached Lake Superior. Skirting its rugged north shore.
Fort William was passed and Winnipeg���Fort Garry���eventually reached
by the old Hudson Bay Co.'s route.
Thence the travelers went north
through tiie interminable stretches ol
lakes and rivers that gridiron the vast
northwest.
There   i.re   several   Arctic   travelers
in Toronto, among them R. l\ Stupart,
of the Meteorological OHiee.   Mr. Stu- j
part went up in charge of the party
of 1884.   The party went out to report, j
among other things, upon the navig- j
ability Of Hudson's Straits.   The ship, j
which   sailed   from   Halifax,   touched I
at   Ratlin's   Land   and   thence   went
through the icebergs to the bay. where
the party wintereel at Cape I'rince ol
Wales, tbe extremity of llugava B*>-. j
CHARMING FliOCK OF WHITE SET.
Bet was mounted over a liuiug of oet.
and tbe wreaths of pink rosebuds snd
forgetinenots were attached at irregu
lar Intervals to tbe net iiuing. A
bolero was simulated by hands of in
sertion. partially veiling the sash wt
pink chiffon, which was knotted St
one side of the fruiil slid its ends
twisted Into rosettes With flower ceii
ten*. The frock pictured is of while
accordion plaited net with a Itlack
satin vest Introduced on the waist
Businesi Hsad.
���"���Parmer .lenk�� is going to live a life
���of ease hereafter."'
"Wbut has brought this about after
his struggle?"
"lie has traded bis farm for tbe
mortgage."
Rather Forcible.
"How do you like Miss (Jay's make-
tip ?"
"-Looks as if she must belong to tbe
���Impressionists' school of painting."
tutlons.
Public utilities are either nationalized or municipalized, Including railways, harbors, postal and telegraph
service, parcel post, postal savings
banks, street cars, telephones, gas,
electricity, water and other things.
There are nearly 3,000 miles of railway and only 29 miles are owned
privately.
Married to Kangaroo.
At tbe recent Church Congress in*
the Old Country, a speaker complained of ehe* lack of information respecting the Empire at home. He said hn
bad read of a poor woman who.
when 3hown a kangaroo at the Zoo -
and told that it was a native of Australia, replied. "Good gracious, ami
my daughter is married to one cf.
them."
This reminds its of the story of tha
Irish erai��,'ranls who went to the West
Indies. They got on so well that a
year or two later they sent and induced more Irish folk to emigrate.
When tbe second batch arrived they
were greeted by a crowd of blacka
wbo greeted them with such homely words as -Begorrah"; and so on.
"What! black already," vvas the.
amazed comment of tbe newcomers.
Explained.
"What do people mean when they
talk about being 'at white beat?"'
-Maybe when they (et right mad
they turu pale."
matt Irrigating Pans For Plant*.
One of tbe best Ideas Is the null Irrl
gating basket or pun. This la made
up lo all styles and Ims n reservoir
nf Un. which sets lu the basket with
a pipe extending up to the height of
the basket. This pipe Is entirely hid
den when tbe ferns or pluuts are
plsced iu the basket.
All the watering Is done through this
pipe, the reservoir holding enough wm
ter to Inst ten days. There nre two
openings lu the reservoir with sponges
ln them, and the plums absorb tbe wa
ter through those sponges In qunntl
ties required. Ferns and pluuts grow
Ibetter in these baskets thnn In the
nrdlnnry receptacles for them, ns they
are never given too unu h or too llltle
Witter ut n time.
The Way of tb
Skinner  make bis
"DM old
himself?"
���No; lie's a collector,
felter."
money
Mayoral Election Customs. ;
The election of mayors In England,
in November ls in some places ac-
I companied by quaint ceremonies. Tbe
{ Mayor of Lincoln, for instance, ia in-
| dycted by placing on his finger ao
' ancient ring.
At Cheltenham the mayor is presented wiih a gold-headed malacca
cane, and at Grantham the new chief
citizen is gravely tapped on tho head
with the town clerk's hammer.
From time immemorial the Mayor-
of ilrightlintesea has been elected in
the belfry of tbe parish church, whilst
at Bournemouth the new mayor receives a solemn kiss from hia predecessor.
not a counter-
Th* Rsmtdy.
I're had a lot of troubls
And worry In my day.
But vrry little, I confess
I couldn't laugh away.
If von will meet It boldly
And do nut turn your back.
But Inuah at It. the chuncee
Ar�� (hut it will laugh back.
This Is. you'll And nn trial.
An true as true can be
Except with bill collectors.
Tha point il.fy do not tea.
"ft*
I       Me)
Wa
%
A Compromise.
The vicar of Leeds, Eng , Dr. Hick*
ersteth, tells of a clergyman who rang
him up on the telephone to ask if
he would conser' to his taking a marriage service ln which the word
"obey" was left out. He replied that
he was not tbe bishop, but was tolerably certain tbat the bishop would
not allow him to omit the word.
"But  who  ts   the   lady   going  to
i marry?" he inquired.
I      The answer was, "She Is going to
! marry a doctor."
He then asked, "Would she mind
If you put in the word 'consult' instead?"
Woven Nairn Tapes.
For the methodical housewife woven
name tapes nre h boon For $2 you
cau have your nniiie woven In twelve
io7.en little lengths of white tape The
Wearing Is In red. These twelve doz
en tapes would murk much of your
household linen for yenrs to come,
doubtless, for. of course, It would not
do for table linen. Kor sheets nnd pillowcases, towels of all sorts nnd underwear nothing could be neuter or more
durable. It Hikes three or four weeks
for the iiiiiiiiifiicturer to lilt encb order.
Drowned In Ohio.
EvansvillB. ind.. March 2*5���Cap-
Vrea Hollerhacb, 60 v-ears old, gov-
rntr.ent contractor of this city, was
lrowtied early today when the steam
>oat Old Reliable, sank In tho Ohio
Iver.
Lost Forty-five Horses.
Kort Rllev, Kan.. March 26.���Forty-
ne blooded horses belonging to the
uounted service school on the Uni-
**ii States military reservation here,
vere burned to death n n fjro which
destroyed the school s'.abli .
A Caterpillar.
"Who can describe a caterpillar?"
asked the teacher of a group of
young nature students.
"An upholstered worm." spok�� up
 f      '         -��� rl    i f   l' i.   ,-���- S3.
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c PAGE EIGHT
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
FRIDAY,  MARCH  27,  1914.
McAllisters Market Day Friday
200 Sea Grass Chairs Just Arrived
Twenly-five different  styles  to choose from.    The  most OOmfortable
chair to sit In; suitable for any room in the house *_.0  OC
Prices from   ��9m*'C9
The' biggest bargain ever offered in a White Knaniel Steel Bed: heavy
brass top rail; all sizes: regular $11.75. _\A   E#|
Special     #H.U>VI
The New Westminster
AND FRASER VALLEY
Department   Store
TELEPHONE NO. 73.
McAllisters Market Day Friday
Specials in the Drapery Section
Sash  Curtain  Nets;   in   pure'  white;   floral  design; scalloped   edges;
^7  inches wide, 15c yer >ard;  SO inches wide, 9fin
per yard
Lace Curtain; 2', 2 yards wide. :>, yards und 3% yard long;  white only.
Priced at, per pair, $1.25, $1.50, $1.95
and    	
$2.45
Such Bargains as These We Have Never Offered Before.
Get Your Share Erom AH These Offerings���McALLISTERS for Values Always
All Furniture Prices Down on
This Friday Bargain Day
Collapsible Go-Cart; fiat steel (name; rubber-tired wheels;   wide scat;
reclining back; regular $fi.50. tf C OR
Special $3iC9
$10.50 DRESSER FOR $6.50.
Qolderl surface finish Dresser;  witli four drawers:  H. 11.      CC  R{\
plate mirror; regular 110.60.    Spi cial   *POaWV
$16.50  PRINCESS   DRESSER,  $11.50.
Beautifully finished Dresser;  in surface golden;  Line drawers;  II. II.
tuir.'eir, 18x3*1. This is one of our best values. Regular      Cll    Cfl
$16.60.    SpnciHl   91  * ivW
Iron   Bed  Spring and   Mnttrobs ;  complete, any size, C7  Kft
Special for $5.00 Each.
25 Ready-to-wear Hats offering d���� /\*A
extraordinary values at *p%j.\J\J
All our Easter models.   See these special
Hat values in our new Millinery department.
McAllisters, ltd.
Great Friday Bargians in the Carpet Dept.
$3.50
$5.00
$3.25
$1.35
for  flt-l	
Solid Quarter-nut Oak  Dresser;   in  fumed and golden   fiiiisuh;   three
drawers;   wood knobs;   bevel plate mirror;  regular Cl Q  "7K
$86.��0i    SiK-oial      *9 I 9* I 9
I'oucli, upholstered in tapestry.
Bpeclal 	
Couob, upholstered In Imitation Spanish.
Special   .	
, $14/00 COUCH FOR $9.00.
Roll-edge  CoucK  in   brown   imitation   Spanish;   is   well   construct, d,
with strong spring, and is neatly finished; a rare value.       fl��Q AA
Regular  $14.00.    Special    #*J.UU
Don't forget Unit our Special "Goodnight" llranil Mattress is on sale'
Friday ami Saturday at the Special CC OC
['rice   cf    ^W.fcU
Sea I'.rass Chairs; in many different designs.
Prices $4.50, $4.00, $3.50  and	
$13.50 MORRIS CHAIR. $9.00.
Solid oak frttnu ; loose velour cushions; in green, red and brown.   This
.:- manufacturer's price. CQ  flfl
Special    *99a\3m!
Hunt-wood Bedroom Chair;  with cane seat;  iu golden
finish; rognlnr $1.90.   Special 	
Bedroom Chairs: In golden oak or mahogany finish; cane    *H*<   Cft
seats; regular .$2.25.   Special  91 ��OU
Main Floor Friday
Specials
TWO.   HANDKERCHIEF    SPECIALS.
Ladies'    Linen    Handkerchiefs.
Special at 5c Each.
A splendid lot' of all linen
Handkerchiefs, and every handkerchief is worth in the ordinary way 15ci and 20c; hemstitched and is a good wearer.
Special  at  5c,  six
for	
Also    a , Quantity    of     Initial
Handkerchiefs.
All hand-embroidered, ln nearly
every letter, would lm considered good value at 20c each. Special I'riee is 5c, or six
for  	
We Have Just Received a Very
Choice Selection of Ladies'
Novelty Handbags.
Good variety of colors, and in
various shapes and sizes; fitted
with change purse and small
mirror. All are very moderately priced from
$1.50 to $3.95
JEWELRY SECTION.
Good  variety  Ladles'  Necklets;
rogular  valuea  to    $1.25.    Special at.
A Complete Range of
the Celebrated "Pen-in"
Kid filoves on Sale
Friday
Every pair i^ made from the
finest selected French skins;
very pliable and a perfect fit and
finish; comes with two-dome
spring fasteners; colors black.
tan, gray, brown, champagne
and white, and In all sizes at the
following sp. cial prices:
A reg. $1.26 values.
Special for, per pair.
Reg.  $1,60  value.
Special, per pair,,.
Reg.   $1.7"e   value*.
Special, per pair..]	
Also Ladies' .Misses' and Children's Tan Cape* Gloves. Specially priced at, QCft
per   pair    VVV
95c
$1.25
$1.50
Two Strong Hosiery
Values Kriday
Ladles' Plain Cashmere Hose;
Reg. 45c. Special at Three
Pairs for $1.00.
Tliis is an excellent wearing
stocking, with spliced heels and
toes; lull fashioned legs and
good garter tops; comes in
Idack only; regular 45c value.
Sp, cial at tlire
pairs  for        ^^^^^^^^^
Ladies'   Fine   Silk   Boot   Hose;
Reg. 65c and 75c.    Special
st 50c Per Pair.
We*   offer   tbe   famous   "Onox"
and "Utility* 'makes    in Ladies'
Silk Hose, at 50c a pair.   These
7    1.11      HUH'
$1.00
In   black,   tan,   pale  blue,
and   white;   double   soles,
spliced   heels    and    toes;
good lisle tops, and in all
regularly sold at t!5c. and
pair.  Special, Cftef*
come
pink
and  i
with
sizes;
7> a
at, per pair
Two Market Day
Specials in the
Electric Departemnt
���On the Second  Floor
30c
"Northern Six" Igni
tor Dry Cells.   Each
25c
25c
"Laco" Tungsten Lamps;  26 or
40 watt sizes; only, OCef*
each    OwC
Friday Bargains
in Men's Wear
MEN'S   OVERALLS.
A strong, well-made Overall; in
plain black and navy, with white
stripe; all sizes up to 44; a
splendid dollar line.
Kriday Bargain  	
New Easter Suits and Coats
LADIES' AND MISSES' NAVY SUITS AT $16.50 TO $25.00.
These suits are strictly man-tailore.il and made up in new model styles:
materials of fine serges.   Coat is 22 to 27-inch length, and Skirt of
newest  cut.     Vorv attraotividy C1C   Cft COC  ftft
priced  from    9 I O.OU  TO 3>��3.UU
LADIES' TLACK  AND WHITE CHECK SUITS AT $37.50.
A small check, all wool material; coat in fancy cutaway effect, trimmed
with four small buttons on back and front;, collar and revers covered
with moire silk and edged with fine lace frilling. The skirt is a perfect
new model, with oversklrt effect.   A very stylish suit.     CO"7 Cft
Specially  priced  at    9*9 I .99
LADIES' AND MISSES' NEW SPRING COATS AT $12.50 AND $15.00.
In good cloth, serge and other materials; colors tan. green, Copenhagen, tango, and black anel white checks; etc.; all are the very
newest style* models; some with belt and girdle, effect, others finished with fancy silk sash of Persian and Dresden shad08, Very
moderately priced
$12.50 and $15.00
85c
Hoys' and .Men's Linen Collars;
"Success" Brand; different
styles; all sizes; regular 15c.
each. Kriday,
three for 	
20c
25c
50c
each   	
Bar Pins; all styles;  values    to
$1.00.    Special
for	
Men's Kine Cashmere Socks; a
nice quality of medium weight;
seamless; regular 35c a pair.
Kriday Bargain,
four pairs for .
$1.00
Market Day Specials in the
Staple and Linen Department
Pine  White'  Cambric;   of   English   manufacture;   close  even
thread;   12 inches wide.    Kriday, per yard  	
Kine   English   Longcioth  anel   Madapolain;   .".5   inches   wide;   suitable
for ladies' and  children's underwear.    Kriday  Special. 101*1%
per  yard       I *m 2 ***
White Victoria Lawns; 38 inches wide; regular 16c value.      4 Al .
Kriday Special, per yard      Ifa jw
All   Linen,   Washed.   Irish   Crash   Roller  Toweling;    IS   inches   wide;
very soft  finished     Friday,  per A ^ 1 _.
   11 ?c
WINDOW  SHADES.
Window Shade, of pood quality cream colored clotb; 30 Inches wldo
und six feet long;  fitted to a strong spring roller;  regular      ORsm
50c.   Special Price  09Q
HEARTH RUGS.
A good eiiiality rug, in fine colors and designs;  specially  suitable for
bedrooms; size 27x54; regluar $1.25, OE*****
$3X'J AXMINSTER RUG FOR $1.95.
Made of tin* very best Axminster Carpet; size 27x54; GA   QC
actual $8.00 value, for   *\% I .99
PRO. BRUSSELS RUG.
These Square are specially suitable for living rooms and  bedrooms:
Blze 9x9 feet;  regular $8.86, ����  !__���
Special  I'riee   90.faO
Size' 9x10-6 feet; regular $9.60, C7 OC
Special  I'riee   9 f atm9
Sl/e 9x12 feet;  regular $10.60. ��Q  Aft
Special  Trice   % 9v.UU
A Real Bargian for Friday
EASTER DRESS FABRICS, TO 85c VALUES FOR 50c.
A   few  plecej  selected   for  today's  quick   selling,  including  twmtone
Cords,   Ratines,  Se*:ges,   Whipcords,  Diagonals,  etc;   about  2li  pieces
in ull.    Some efetctive colors.    Come and choose early. Cfts%
Per '���ard for   wUC
SUITINGS FOR 95c; VALUES TO $1.65.
Tliis is a lot of new Suitings bought at a special price'.   Tbey arc right
up to the minute in style, color, etc.; a good selection of sit-    QJJ_
viceable goods.    Vour choice today     VVV
A Snap in the Silk Section
DOUBLE WIDTH SILKS GOR 79c PER YARD.
A bargain you canont afford to miss if you are thinking Of a Silk
Dress for Easter. The selectio n includes colored stripes and self
tt.tipes; also some plain shades in Duchess Satin; exceptionally good
values up tu $1.50; up to 40 Inches wide. Pick them today 7Q#��
for.  per  yard       ��� 9%*
Get Some of These Waists on Friday
The Values Are Great
A number of Bargain Tallies all laden with Waists now await your
inspection.    Every class and style In nearly every material is on these
Bargain Tables     Below we give a few of our many Specials offered:
'   TABLE NO. 1���WAISTS AT 95c EACH.
Values to $2.95.
Copies .In   tan  and   white   vestings.  linen   with   lace   irimmed,  black
sateens,  flannelettes  and   white  embroidered  lawns;   all   very  pretty
waists and good style  patterns, and  ln  all sizes;   regular values    to
$2.95.    Specially priced to     - *���m
clear  at   	
TABLE   NO.  2.���WAISTS   AT  $1.50.
Regular Values to $3.75.
These are a better quality, in muslin, white vestings, fancy linens and
black sateens.   The linens, muslins and vestings arc daintily trimmed
with fine lace and some nre nicely embroidered; regular     ���<   Cft
values to $3.75.   Specially Triced to clear     ^ I .311
Buy All You Can at These
Prices on Friday
95c
yard
50c
Beauty   Bins;   regular  values to
35c; set. of four pins. Special at
twosets 50c
tor 	
RIBBON SECTION.
Plain antl Fancy Silk Ribbons;
splendid   quality;   widths   vary-
in*? from 2 to 6 inches; regular
values to one. Special
3 yards  for   	
Men's Oray Woollen Socks: a
well-made sock of pure Canadian
wool; and well worth the regular price of 35c a pair. We offer them on Friday Bt4 ftft
at   four   pairs   for. . *\w I .UU
SHOP IN NEW WESTMINSTER
50c
Fine Mercerized   Handkerchiefs
with fancy borders; a fine soft
silk finish; regular 16c each.
Kriday, three
lor 	
25c
teis
'^k���.^^       5�����a 11 m, fee
AND SHOP AT McALLISTERS.
2.>c
35 c.
40c
50c
60c
50c
75c
roc
45c
50c
fiOc
25c
45c
U'h
Wh
Wll
Wll
Wll
Wh
15c,
25c
KITCHENWARE SPECIALS IN THE BASEMENT.
Knamel Lipped Stew Kettles   15c
Knamel Lipped Stew Kettles   25c
Knamel Lipped Stew Kettles   30c
Knamel Lipped Stew Kettles   35c
Knamel Lipped Stew Kettles 45c
Knamel Karly Breakfast Cookers   40c
Knamel Karly Breakfast Cookers   50c
Knamel Karly Breakfast Cookers      70c
Knamel  Tea  I'ots    35c
Knamel  Tea  Pots    40c
Knamel  Tea  l'ots    50c
Enamel Oblong Pudding Dishes    15c
Enamel Wash Howls 35c
CROCKERY SPECIALS IN THE BASEMENT.
ite and Hold Dinner Plates; regular $1.50 dozen. Three for 25c
ite and (lold Soup Plates; regular $1.50 dozen.    Three for 25c
ite and Hold flinch Salad  Bowls;  regular 40c.    Each 25c
ite and Cold Oval Vegetable Dishes; regular 25c    Each 15c
ite and Cold Fruit Dishes;  regular 75c dozen,    Six for  25c
ite and Gojd Egg Cups.   Three tor  10c
and 20c Earthenware Pudding Howls, for  10c
Brown Earthenware Tea I'ots  15c
NAKED MAN RUNS
THROUGH STREETS
Spokane   Man   Escapes from   Nurse���
Mob  of  500   Follow  at   His
Heels.
gasped and flee], "Don't bring him
here," shrieked one. Hunt pushed his
prisoner into a room occupied bj two
men who became terrified but were
calmed and assisted in wrapping a
blanket about Johnson, who was then
taken io the police station. He told
Dan Phelan, emergency officer, that
the day would come when everj one
would lie allowed to run ubout naked.
"which is natural," In* added. Al the
Station he tremble*'] like* a child and
his   teeth   cliatte* I'd   like   telegraph   jII-
srrutnents,
l
Spokane, March L't'i.-- Tho Blghl of  >
nueie  man, tall  and  Blender,  running j
blithely through tin* yards fit' ilu* In  i
land   railway  at  8  o'clock   last   night I
attracted  a crowd  that  grew  to  500
persons wheu  he entered  the  center i
���of the city.   Among them were* several women.   At police headquarters he
ga*..* his naiiie- as Kred I'. Johnston and
riis  t'-mporary  residence  as  th<*  Kar-
ny sanitorlum.
His jaunt through the residence section was apparently Unobserved as the
police ri'e-. . ...i no report of him until
he reachc'l the railroad yards Ile was
���going through the yards on a lope
and when the crowd grew on Trent
avenue his flight .vas like thai .it' Mer-I
oury and sui-h that he was able to
keep well ahead of all but a few sprin-.
-ters. Once he run towards a street
car. The passeng.���������*���. flocked tn the*
windows and then many faded back,
Runs into Officer's Arms.
Turning north on Howu.d street he
hesitated for nn Instant in front of
the COeur d'Alene hotel in tin lobby
of which were many persons and then
continued up the street where he fell
into the outstretched arms of Patrolman   Hunt.
The ofificer guided him up the etair-
way of the Metropolitan rooming
house, nearly.    Women at the binding
Was a  Student of Creeds.
it  booze or  religion?" he
asked.
"II is not booze," he answered, "it
is religion." He .mis dignified of demeanor and showed good breeding. He
Bald he had been a student of creeds
ami believed he had found one that
would answer'tin* requirements of all
the world. He is said to be a resident
of a town near Spokane and to have
relatives of means in this city. In
the detention department he said that
he did  not care  for  I.is  nurse,  but on
her appearance he sobered Instantly
and when she ordered him to stop talking he obeyed, but with an appealing
look at the persons about  him
He was restored to a normal condition In the sanitorlum Bome time- ago
and ha.l been a patient on thai occasion but a week. Left ln bed and sup
posed to lu* sleeping be slipped from
the room, His disappearance was noticed Boon after and chase was given
-.; once, Pursuers were ou the rlg'.it
track l-.it they could not gain upon
the ghostly fugitive. Clothing was
brought from the Banitorlum, to which
in* was re turned In a taxicab,
George   H.   Phelps,   an attorney   of!
Kindlay. Ohio. se.e*ks to have the e*niiri
ci mpi'i   Attorney   Oeneral   Hogan   to
institute    proceedings   to   oust    the |
Standard Oil company and Beveral of
its   subsidiaries   from   doing   business i
In Ohio.    He avers tin* Standard Oil
company and   its   subsidiaries   have
continuously   violated    the    Sherman
anti-trust law and the Valentine antitrust law of this state.
Phelps was associated with Prosecutor David, of liitchc'ck county, several years ago iu a larg,. number of
suits against the Standard Oil company, in which the courts decided In
favor of the company.
in his position I'h'-Ips alleges thai
more than 86 per con*, of the* crude'
oil product of Ohio, Illinois and Indiana is controlled by these companies, which artificially regulate tbe
price of oil and never compete wi'li
each other.
WOULD OUST OIL COMPANY
FROM   STATE  OF   OHIO
Columbus,  Ohio,     Marcli  26     In    a
suit  tiled    in    common    pleas   cour!
FIRST  NEW  WESTMINSTER
BADEN-POWELL BOY SCOUTS
Orders  for   Week   Ending   March   28,;
1914, by Scoutmastei   Day.
1. Tin* troop will parade for Instruction on Kriday, the -7th at 7:30
p.m.    Dress,  drill order.
2. ���The competition patrols will parade on Saturday, the 2Sth at .: 30
p.m. Bach scout, must bring two
bandages, and First Aid book. Exam
ination on First Aid bonk up to page
50 will In* held at this parade, Dre .
plain clothes.
ii. No. 69, W. Colton is awarded a
one year service star; No. 42, Corp.
Bowker is awarded surveyors' .md
cycliests' badges.
���I.    No. 38, Corp. Matheson is hereby  granted   'nis   transfer  to  tin-   I
Coquitlam tnmp.
5    All   scouts   are  hereby   nol    i I
thai  after   April   16   that  no   men
of tli" troop will be allowed to pi rude
without uniforms, as laid down in the
troop regulations
ii From this date "Baden-Powell1
hats will be worn on all parades, un*
lees otherwise ordered.
7.���Next week tin troop will parade
on Wednesday evening, as before, and
subscriptions will tben be taken up
by the secretary.
8.- Scouts can obtain new scout buttons on application to Scout ma.- ti r
Chapman.
I).    Scouts can  have  Iheir fi:st and
second  class  records entered on   the
new  troop chart   by   producing  their
record books to Aret. S. M. Bowker.
W. M. CHAPMAN, Adjutant
New Westminster, March 24, 1914.
	
WIFE LEARNS OF DOUBLE
LIFE  WHEN   HUSBAND  DIES
Portland, March 26.���The tragic
death yesterday of Mrs. Teresa Ellis
and (ieorge L. Mitchell, killed by an
interurban car. revealed in tin* wife
of Mitchell that lie had been leading
\ a double life
First published
Mrs. Ellis was lhe
This morninu Mrs
her husband, who
time  awav   from
reports were thai
fli",:���'"��� of Mitchell.
Mitchell said thut
sin nt most of Ilis
home,  bad   visited
her and their twi children on Sunday morning and kissed tlle children
good-bv, then had departed to meet
Mrs. Ellis, whom Mrs. Mitchell said
she had never Been, mi the stroll that
. ndr.d with their mangled bodies under an express train thai had thundered do'n on tbem while Mitchell
was vainly trying to drag Mi^ woman
eiear of tin* track.
"It is no'   Hue* thai   there  was anv
collusion   between   my   husband  and
myself to ::���*: a divorce no that In-
could marry Mrs. Ellis," said Mrs.
Mitchell. "Who sin. was i do not
know. I never saw or heard of her
before Bhe  lay  in  the  morgue*  there
after the accident. I see now that
apparently Mr. Mitchell was leading
a double life, and had an affinity unknown to me,
"My husband had always supported
nn . though now I am lefl practically
Without  means."
REGISTERED AT BIRTH AS
NEGROES, NOW ARE WHITE
New     Orleians,     March     26     Biaht
j children   of   Mrs. Camlllo   Monroux
I'radoes.    were      officially    declared
i white persons yesterday after a long
court tight, during which sensational
| charges   were   made.      Each   of     the
i eighl.  all   adults,   were   registered   by
! tbe city  board  of health  as Negroes
when  born.    Church   records  showed
them  to be white.
Mandamus proceedings were
brought to compel the health board
lo declare them white. During the
court proceedings, attorneys charged
the church records bad been al'ered.
The first anci'stor of whom there
was record came here in 1S7I1 and
married a white woman. He was of
Latin origin and his complexion wan
dark. The Pradoes family declares
this Is the reason the family officially
has been called Negroes.
Too Late to Classify
IVII.l. PAY (ASH KOR NKW WBHT-
iniiisti'r property ��� Client hies rented
dwelling ni Cedar Cottage, mortgage
only encumbrance, win exchange and
ieev   cash   f.ir   ;nii-   difference.     What
leave*    Viet!   t*.   eeffer?
FOR EXCHANGE- SIX ROOM THOH-
oughly modern dwelling, large* lol . 7tli
Ave., near Oth street, Mortgage e>rilv
encumbrance, win exchange equity for
ranch e.r geee.ii building lot.
cor sai.k   inirrii avenue hnw
Large* cleared le.t between "nil and Siil
streets, 11600,    Only $200 cash, balance
arranged to suit purchaser.
l'OIl BALE IIIOAfTIKfl, NKW BUJH3A-
low, 0 rooms, thoroughly modem anil
Wnlj built*. Cull sized lot, guru/*?" nnel
Line* at n.-ie. Price lie*low eoe-l Small
cash  lmyiniiii.   balance' as  rt*nt.
Man and Wife Indicted.
Portland,  March   26.   The    county
grand jury today indicted Earl Carl.*
alias John Kainsley, and his wife,
whp went under the name of Emma
A. Brown, on charges of obtaining
money and property by false pre
tenccs. The couple are held in jail I
in Los Airholes. Tbey are accused
of having obtained about $500 from
Portland merchants by forged checks,
it is alleged Mrs. Carl would cash
the checks and change her clothes in
taxlcabs afterward to escape detection.
Rilt SALE���FIVE HilO.M MODERN
Bungnlow,  situate   lust  n  step nfT  18th
street leit   40x11,7   fi*. t  lei l.elli*.  $160 (MOlh,
lm l.-e nc��� as rent.
IMPROVED CHICKEN RANCH FOR
rent-���18 seres, situate Va!" rnnrt. twei
miles from bridge, lleis good dwellhig,
chicken inns, water .mil other outbuilding*, owei'i will n ni nr sill cheap.
Fnr further particulars call or phone.
FOR   BALE���IMPROVED   FTVE   ACRH
e*llieke*n   rnne'll,   sit.lair   till*."   miles   fmili
town, .lust e.ff yule ie..-..I Mas five.
r.ieein dwelling, chicken runs, good well
nf wati r anil other outbuildings. A snap
at  >2100,     Rnsy  terms,
col'.      RENT IMPROVED     HTOOK
ranch, 102 acren ell under cultivation;
situate right "' H C I-:I��-��Irla Ry., Power valley.    Por further particulars cull
or t'lini *-.
Eastman and Co.
Phone  312,
201   Westminster Trust  Building.
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