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Volume 8, Number 295.
Price Five Cents,
Boarding Northbound Train at Burlington, Wash., two Bandits After Killing Three
Escape With Little Booty���Victims Jumped on One When Other Came to Assistance and Poured Bullets into Their Bodies at Short Range���Vancouver Residents
Meet Death���Women Were Not Molested���Capture Almost Certain.
The Great Northern train which left Seattle at 4:25i'alnedJs not cert.a'n' b"t���'* T��� not
, t���i������i, ,���i.j n. , -ii , ,ami   ,f  have been more than $60 or $70.
(i clock yesterday afternoon and arrived here at 10:20 last    as soon as the excitement had sub-
night, one hour late, brought a tale of hold-up and the f,,ded �� u*��? c��n,d.uct.��r Wa,dron ran
���r_j.        lj  ui       i   j  i.   ���   i i       ii     i   i i his train  into Bellingham, where the
most cold blooded triple murder that has ever been rec- i bodies of the three murdered men
orded in western railroading.   The victims of the shoot- were remov,-d  petecates and police
��� ra ,   were  sent  out   in  all  directions  and
llig Were. % the wires were kept hot telegraphing
Thomas F. Wadsworth, a C. P. R. conductor, residing a,,d telephoning details of the affair
at 299 Twenty-third avenue East, Vancouver, returning!
from a holiday in the south.
N. B. McElhoes, also of Vancouver, engaged there in
the automobile tire business.
R. L. Lee, of Bremerton navy yards.
Both of the robbers who took part in the affair escaped from the train a shore distance the other side of ....
Samish, Wash., about 58 miles from here, where the jobidresHed' with a clear volce and would
was pulled off about 7:20 p.m., but the entire country WSftr^lrS^
been alarmed and it is felt almost certain that the men probably be a year or two younger.
He also was well dressed and was
smooth shaven. One of the lady pas-
As the taller one approached them aengers noticed this man as he went
they rushed him and, before he could j through the car and remarked that
get en his guard, the four were Strug- his hands were exceptionally small for
gling in the aisle of the coach. The | a man, that they were white and well
trio of passengers made their weight
and numbers tell and the hold-up was
getting the worst of it on the bottom
when his pall ran down the length of
the car to his assistance.
What next happened came so quick-
Tcrrible Havoc as Result of Continued
Rains   In   California���Railroad
Traffic Demoralized.
and descriptions of the bandits to all
Description of Robbers.
When the robbers boarded the train
at Burlington nobody paid much attention to them, but from the train
crew and some of tbe passengers tbe
following description has been made
up: One, the man who did the shooting, was about five feet eight inches,
fairly well built, smooth shaven, well
will be captured
Shots as Warning.
The  pair of  bandits    boarded    the I
train at Burlington, Wash., each buy-;
ing a ticket to Bellingham.   They rode
about ten miles when they got up and
left the day coach in which they had
been riding and went out to the vest!* I
Utile.    There they tied handkerchiefs j
over the lower portions of their faces
and returned to the car.   Standing to-'
gether at one end of the coach, the
.shorter called on the passengers in;
the seats, of whom there were about
45 or B0, to throw up their hands.
Some of them did not comply with
the command and, to emphasize it,
the robber fired two shots the full
length of the car, one of which went
through a grip at a lady's feet, while
the other burled Itself In the woodwork over the door, from whore It
was dug by detectives when the train
reached Bellingham. The shots had
the desired effect and up went every
pair of hands in the car.
Women Not Molested.
The man with the gun stood his
ground at the end of tbe coach, while
his companion, who was taller and of
slighter build, commenced to
through the passengers. The ladles
were not molested and one of them, a
negro woman, who had slipped to the
floor almost in a faint was told to
climb back into her seat and keep
quiet The taller man then resumed
his journey through the car, taking
money from the passengers as he
werrt, but, as he reached the centre
seats, he was becoming visibly more
agitated bis hands shook and he
merely touched the cash in some of
the pockets without removing it. In
orie man's trousers overlooking a roll
or $600.
Cold Blooded Deed.
The three men who subsequently
fell victims to the robbers' guns were
all sitting at the end of the car farthest from where the bandits had entered and had time to plan resistance.
ly and was so cold blooded that, as;
cue passenger said, the Bcene will re-.
main engraved in his memory as long
as he lives. A muffled shot was first
heard, evidently coming from the gun
of the bandit on the floor, but this waa
drowned In the rattle of the other
robber's cold automatic. Running up
close to the struggling group he shoved the gun within six inches of the
bodies of tho three defenceless passengers, a rapid succession of shots
rang out, and when the echoes had
died away the trio lay lifeless on the
Tome on, I guess they're all dead,"
said  the shorter man  who had done
the shooting and the pair went down
the coach in the direction from which
go | tbey had come.
Bandits Disappear.
Conductor Waldron, who had been
going through the train taking tickets
was in the dining car at the time of
the shooting and the first he heard of!
it was from the dining car conductor,;
who, from the vestibule of his car had!
beard the firing. Waldron pulled the
air rope and the engineer brought the
tram to a standstill, but before it had
come to a dead Atop the bandits had
dropped to the ground and disappeared
in the bush. It was believed that the
emn had a boat cached at South Bellingham about five miels from where
they left the train and that in this
they   Intended   to   make  their  escape,
kept and showed no signs of having
done any hard work,   lie would weigh
In the neighborhood of 186 pounds.
Both Nervous.
Both men were extremely nervous,
the one who went through the passengers' pockets in particular, while
tbe Colts automatic In his companion's
hands was seen to be shaking.
The- handits evidently thought the
smoking car, which was filled with
men, too hard a nut to tackle and
started with the day coach, in which
there were a sprinkling of women.
Their work ended there, for before
they 'had gone through the hand-to-
hand   scuffle  occurred   which  closed
Ix)s Angeles, Cal., Feb. 20.- -Orange
and lemon growers of the citrus fruit
region about ]<os Angeles, who suffered severely in the freeze of January, 1913, sustained another hard blow-
in the storm which began early Wednesday and continued today. Groves
that were nipped and shriveled by
the frost a year ago, were washed out
today by torrents that rushed down
from the mountains and tore madly
through the valleys, and in many instances homes and other movable
property floated off on the crest of the
swirling currents  with the trees.
Summarized, the flood situation
about Los Angeles tonight was as follows: Pomona, centre of a large fruit
growing district���orange aud lemon
groves razed by the storm waters.
Every grove damaged more or less.
$10,000. All railroad and electric
each suffering a loss of from $500 to
lines washed out.
Covina, a small town ln the citrus
belt���Menaced by floods held back
only by a temporary dam hasitly constructed. Two drowned, Miss Susan
Beville, a woman rancher, and her
cousin, H. M. Ztitz. Ranchers striving to save homes and groves.
Ontario, San Bernardino County���
City water system damaged by the
storm.   Many groves flooded.
Monrovia, in the foothills���Citrus
groves and streets damaged by torrents dashing down mountain sides.
Scores of homes of poor families In
the lowlands inundated. Many collapsed when a rip-rap, or temporary
dam, erected to protect tbe railroad
tracks, gave way.
Pasadena ��� Surrounding       citrus
groves suffered.    Steam and electric ]
railroad   traffic  interrupted. ]
Whittier.���All bridges gone, roads
washed out, suburban service demor-
ized. Fruit orchards damaged. Large
areas of lowlands flooded.
Tbe storm confined Its furious rainfall today to the citruB country, ln the
city but little rain fell, but cloudbursts
tn the mountains sent down torrents
which swept arroyos leading Into tbe
city, and  flooded streets ln  various
Joe Angelo Alleged Stumbling Block in Negotiations
to Shorten Assizes.
Offlicals of U. M. W. of A. Demanded
Release of Italian in Preference
to Rank and File.
fiw Presi-
lnter*sting/^sfeL^��iUB#fehen*ive   Reports���Japanese Dominate Fish,
ing Industry���Other Subjects.
only with the death of the trio of pas | suburbs, beside* sweeping away sev-
sengers   who  endeavored  to  capture jeral  bungalow*
the robber.
Gruesome Work.
The bandit who committed the triple
murder must have held his gun at
least within six Inches of hs vlctms
to make sure of his aim as the bodies
ol all three bore the marks of powder
burns. One was shot through the
centre of the forehead, the second in
the throat and the third in the heart.
Death in each case was Instantaneous.
As soon as their gruesome work was
over and the robber on the floor had
a ���chance to regain his feet, the pair
retreated down the car. the man with
the gun waving it from side to side as
he walked along the aisle, while he
continued to repeat, "Keep your hand*
up. keep your hands up. or I'll shoot
again." So terror stricken were the
passengers that hardly a muscle moved as the train robbers and murderers
made   sure  of  their  getaway.
When   the  train  pulled   into the  lo*
but  the hue and  cry  was  raised  and i cal depot it was met by Detective Bur
the bush was their only hope.
Not  Much Booty.
Exactly what booty the bandits ob-
rows and Constable Kirkland who se
cured the description of the robbers
from Conductor Waldron.
Mass Meeting Protests
Murder of British Subject
Death of  W.  S. Benton at  Hands of
Villa   Raises  Storm
El Paso, Texas,   Feb.   20.���Resolutions condemning the government for
its handling of  Mexican affairs were
Mexican situation was brought quickly to a point of intense international
interest today by the flash of a message that William S. Benton, a Brit-
is*ii subject, had been killed in Juarez
by order cf Oeneral Francisco Villa,
ithe constitutionalist commander. Sir
i Cecil Spring-Rice, the British ambassador, conferred with Secretary Bryan
I about it;   President  Wilson  and    his
adopted at a mass meeting held In a, I cal>in..t   discussed   It   briefly,   and    a
theatre here tonight to protest against,   thorough Investigation was ord;rtd by
C. N. R. NOW
the murder of W. S.  Benton by Oen
eral Villa at Juarez.
The meeting came as the climax
of a day of excitement caused by
news of the death of Benton. The ;
meeting was lirst called for Cleveland j
square, but Mayor Kelly lu a letter to
Oeorge Curry, former governor of
New Mexico, asked him to rent a hall
as he regarded an open meeting as
dangerous. The mayor said he would
suppress any attempt to hold the
meeting In open.
Richard I>udley, head of the contracting firm which built several hundred miles of the Mexico Northwestern railroad, and cue of the most
wealthy and influential refugees from
Mexico, promptly paid $150 for the
use of the theatre.
Messengers to turn the crowd from
Cleveland square to the theatre were
The killing of Benton, a British subject, occurred last Tuesday, but the
fact became known here only    today.
the state   department    from  consular
representatives on the border.
May Force Action.
Mexico City, Feb. 20,���The execution of William S. Benton, a British
subject, by the constitutionalists In
Juares,' bus revived the fear among
the government supporters thnt the
United States will be forced by Oreat
Britain to take action that easily
might become Intervention.
Order  Investigation.
Washington, Feb. 20,���A slumbering
Montreal, Keb. 20,��� Oeorge Bury,
vice-president of the Canadian Pacific railway, ln charge of the company's
western lines, left Montreal tonight
for New York, where he will consult
with experts In regard to the electrification of the five mile tunnel which
the C.P.K. ls constructing ln the Sel-
Discussing the conditions in the
west Mr. Bury said that this year tho
prospects for Immigrants who were
going on to the land were excellent.
This was due directly to the adoption
of mixed fanning In the West. The
farmers will want help all the year
round and farm hands will thus be
able to obtain yearly jobs. So that
conditions In the west. Mr. Bury believed, are much more healthy and promise real prosperity both for farmers
antl farm hands.
Finally Adjusted.
New Vork. Feb. 20,���Charles von
Helniont, Now York agent for the
North German Lloyd steamship company, received a message from Phillip  Heinecken,   managing  director of j been made
Ottawa, Feb. 20���The Evening Citizen says:
"The most discussed theme In parliamentary circles just at present is
the Canadian Northern railway and
its annual pilgrimage to Ottawa in
search of financial assistance. For
the moment, at least it overshadows
the Transcontinental question. There
has been much speculation and rumor
and numerous declarations and denials
"The real facts are that the Canadian Northern has not made any formal application for government as-
slstanco but that the head of It and
several high-ups 111 the road have been
In Ottawa, supposedly feeling their
way antl ascertaining what are the
prospects for securing money. If the
outlook ia finally favorable, then In
due course, au application will be
"What ls sought, Is, It is understood,
a loan of which the minimum is $25,-
000,000. What are the prospects of
getting  it  is  another  question.
"There Is no question that, having
regard to the measure of assistance
granted to the Canadian Northern interests heretofore, much strong opposition will be expressed and so far as
concerns the Conservative members
who are protesting, It may be added
that their present efforts are not di
rected against Mackenzie and Mann
hut rather against the government be
ing induced to favor any such a pro
position. Their contention Is that It
would not be a wise step politically
and a number of them were outspoken.
"The government Mas never suld or
intimated that it Is going to make
a new loan to the Canadian Northern.
It has never considered it for the reason that officially, no application has
The prospects that some-
Railroad traffic In and out of the
city was still In a demoralized condition. Three trunk lines continued
to route all trains over a branch line
through Fullerton. The Southern Pacific valley line was put out of commission again today directly after it
had been repaired, and trains from
the north had to be routed via Bar-
Jury Reaches Verdict After
Four Minutes' Deliberation.
Unless there is a material change of
front In the stand said to have been
taken by the representatives of the
miners under indictment for having
taken part in the strike troubles on
Vancouver island last summer, it is
not likely anything will happen to cut
short the special court of assize now
sitting in this city and which for three
months has been grinding out convictions against many of the men involved.
Negotiations were actively carried
on up till a few days ago tending to
some arrangement whereby the ends
of justice could be met and at the
same time the expensive court session
now being held could be shortened,
but so far there have been no results
and it is stated that the cause of the
blockade is Joe Angelo, Italian organizer for the United Mine Workers of
America, who was convicted several
weeks ago on six counts of rioting,
ritous destruction of property, etc. at
Extension, and is now awaiting sentence   in  the  provincial  Jail  here.
Angelo occupies a high position in
the ranks of the United Mite Workers, and the heads of that organiza-'
tion are loth to Bee one of their most,
active workers go to jail, hence the
proviso which, it ts said, they have
attached to all negotiations that have
been conducted that Angelo be given
his release. It is affirmed that the officials of the American union would
be willing to sacrifice tbe rank and
file of the Vancouver island locals,
the miners who went out on strike in
response to the order of the U. M.
W. ot A., If Angelo could be treed.
Reports which have floated out from
| the conferences, which have been held
| between representative* of the crown
and the union, state that the heads
of the U. M. W. of A. would be witting to let those men already convicted and held In jail tor sentence, together with the large number still to
be tried, take their medicine if. by
so doing, the Italian international organizer could be saved from prison.
It is understood, however, that to
all negotiations for Angelo's release
the crown has turned a deaf ear,
even to the concession of the union
that, if nothing else could be done, he
might  be  deported.
Nothing doing along* the Angelo*
line, is practically the ultimatum of
the crown, by whom he is held to be
one of the main figures and most actio participants in the strike troubles
on Vancouver island last summer,
which culminated in damage to thousands of dollars' worth of property
at Extension. Angelo, it Is intimated by the crown, has been tried and
convicted on six charges, including
the most serious crime in the calendar next to murder. He Is now awaiting his fale at the hands of the trial
judge and he must face that fate
whatever it may be.
W. O. McQuarrie was elected president, J. O. Robson vice-president and
C. H. Stuart Wade secretary-treasurer at the annual meeting of. the board
of trade last evening, at /which the
work done during the past year was
reviewed and the program for the
present year partially outlined in the
interesting reports which were submitted by chairmen of the different
Each, report as read waa discussed
thoroughly and while the finances of
the board were not in as good condition as some of the members would
have liked, the amount of work accomplished and the bright outlook for
the future more than made up for
the temporary  depression.
The Fraser river and Its importance to New Westminster and the
province in general, the fishing and
lumbering industries and tbe various
other matters In which the board la
vitally interested were all dealt with
and some Interesting and valuable information was given. Not leas interesting were the reports on commerce
and industries in general, agriculture,
postal facilities, markets and general
j produce, -and legislation.
The  reports of  the  president and
secretary, which are published In another column, of this Issue, were received with enthusiasm and these, together witb the others submitted, will
be  taken  up  at a special   executive
meeting and the suggestions contained therein discussed, with the object
of making fwther reports.
Ftshteg Industry.
The revised V. S. tariff laws, the
domination of Japanese ln the fishing
Industry, the fisheries treaty, the bounty on hair seals, and. a resume of the
business of 191S were dealt with in
a comprehensive revert sresent-sd by
Martin Monk, chairman of the-itaher-
(Continued on Page Bight.)
Church Attached to Institution in Quebec  Also  Wrecked���Spectacular  Blaze.
First Story in Court of Riot Number
Two at Nanaimo���Short But
Interesting Trial.
Uie lute now In London, saying that
differences between the North Oer
man Lloyd and the llumburg-Amorl
can companies hail  been  adjusted.
ting will be done nre none too rosy.
Opposition conies from many sources.
Most of it from without and some of
it from within.
The jury yesterday in the trial of
Richard Gowlaud created a record
for the special court of assize sitting
on the Vancouver island strike cases,
when it returned to the court room
four minutes after retiring, with a
verdict of guilty on both counts of
the indictment against the prisoner,
rioting and taking part in an ulawful
The  trial  itself  was  a   short   one,
commencing  at   10:30  o'clock  In  the
morning and closing with the verd.c
of guilty at ten minutes past three In
the afternoon.
The case agaist Gowlund opened up
a fresh angle of the Nunaimo strike
troubles and dealt with what is now
known as riot number two, the details of which had not been given
before during the special assize, it
also was the first case heard at the
present sitting of the court in winch
the crown produced direct evidence
against the prisoner, charging him
with the specific riotous act, the other
trials bringing out testimony only of
the pr.Bence of the different accused
persons in riotous and unlawfully as
scinbltd crowds.
Riot Number Two.
Riot number two, of participating in
which the accused was declared guilty, started in Nanaimo about half past
ten o'clock on the night of the llth
of August last, when a fireboss in
the Nanaimo mine, who had been
twenty-six years in the employ of the
mine owners, left his home to go to
his usual work on the night shift.
John Weeks, the fireboss. heard of
the crowd of strikers about tho mine
shaft and returned to his home, where
he hid behind a hedge till the chief of
police and two constables arrived to
escort lilm to his work. On its way
down to the shaft th? little party encountered the crowd of strikers. Insult ing epi'hets being thrown after
them, toge'.'-' r with iioine stones, (lowland   was   Identified     by    Constable
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Members of the Knights of Pythias
lodges of the lower mainland of British Columbia gathered in New Westminster yesterday to celebrate the
golden jubilee of the founding of the
order which took place in 1864. Six
lodges were represented, about 300
delegates being present at the after
noon session in the Labor Temple
whi'e about 600 wero present at the
concert, banquet and dance in the
ev; ning in St Patrick's hall.
ln the l lernoon a number of questions of interest to the order were discussed. At the concert in the evening
the hall was crowded to capacity. ('.
E. Sm'.tlieringale of Vancouver was
in the chair.
At Washington.
Washington, Feb. 20.���President
Wilson shook hands tonight with 1700
Knights of Pythias who are here attending the annual convention and
celebrating the order's golden jubilee.
This was peace day for the supreme
council. Thomas J. Carling of Macon.
Ga., supreme chancellor, pledged the
support of 800,000 "brothers" and 65.-
000 "sisters" to Secretary Bryan's
peace policy.
I.as Angeles, Cal., Feb. 20.-���The inquiry into the Kllfoil death ttnyBl*
tery was transferred tonight from
I.os Angeles to San Diego.
J. P. Hogan, deputy district attorney, and l.ouls Dunl, county detective,
went to San Die^o to question Gillian Palmer, the 14-year-old school
girl, upon whom Philll A. Kllfoil, realty operator, was alleged to have committed a statutory offense.
It was believed by the officers that
the girl could give valuable information concerning the death by poison
January 2 last of Miss Mary Kllfoil,
elderly invalid sister of the man under arrest.
The girl, who was said to have been
taken to San Die-go at Kilfoll's request, was a guest at the Kilfoil home
at the time of Mary's death and was
nuiile ill  by drinking from the same
.pot of cocou as did the dead woman. I estimated at $62,000
Quebec. Feb. 20.���A spectacular fire
broke out at noon today in the Grey
Nuns' convent which occupies the
whole block bound by Glacis,
Richelieu, St. Eustacbe and Oliver
streets, doing considerable damage to
the convent, aud wrecking the church
which is attached to the institution.
The fire alarm was turned in
at 12:20 p.m., and was followed a
few moments later by a second and
third, which brought out the entire
The fire started in the kitchen. A
number of inmates were cleaning
clothes with benzine, when somebody
Ut a match, the fumes taking fire and
the blaze started. The flames spread
rapidly to the roof of the church, by
means of the elevator shaft, and in a
few minutes, the whole church was a
mass of flames.
For the first two hours of the fire's
progress the flames were mostly on
the inside of the building, but shortly after 2 o'clock the lire broke out
on the top of the belfry of the church
and In a few minutes flames over 30
leet high was shooting up.
As soon as the fire broke out, the
inmates of the institute were taken
out of the building and housed In
places of safety nearby and the employees of the building devoted their
attention to the saving of whatever
property they could lay hands on.
It was nearly 2 o'clock, however,
when Constable Gautliier and a man
'thought they saw somebody moving
round In one of the rooms on the
fifth floor. They fought their way up
through the smoke aud found an aged
sister who was a cripple and had apparently been unable to get out with,
the others. The two men succeeded
ln getting her down stairs to safety.
Among the articles saved were many
valuable paintings. Many others,
however, were In the chapel of the
Institution and were a complete loss
within a few minutes of the starting
of the fire.
This is the third time the chapel
has been destroyed by fire. The first
fire was nearly half a century ago
and at the time was partly used when
the parliament buildings were burned. The second lire was about 35
years ago.
The church has just been recently
redecorated and contained som? beautiful palntlngB valued at many thousands of dollars, which will be a total
Iobs. The upper floors of the convent
facing on Oliver street were also badly damaged.
The flames were extinguished at 6
The insurance on the buildings;
amounts to $2411.000 and the loss   ta PAGE TWO
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and   Pudding   Hats���Fur
Trimmed Ankles.
It has been suggested that the other provinces of the
Dominion be given the same powers as those allowed British Columbia and the maritime members of the federation
in the matter of divorces, making it possible to secure an
annulment of marriage in all the provincial courts. While
it perhaps cannot be truthfully said that the possession
of such power by B.C. and the provinces on the Atlantic
seaboard has tended to make divorce proceedings more
popular there than elsewhere in Canada, where an appeal
to parliament has been necessary to dissolve marriage,
still any change in the laws as they stand should receive
careful consideration before being put into effect, and
anything that would tend to give the public the impres-
siona that the obligations taken at the altar are becoming
less binding and are entitled to less reverence should be
studiously avoided.
The lowering of the moral tone in Canada would be as
grave a national calamity as her complete defeat in the
field of battle by a hostile foreign power, if such a thing
could be imagined; and the writing on our statutes of any
clause that could be construed as loosening the legal bonds
of matrimony in the Dominion would be bound to lower
that moral tone. Therefore, it is imperative in dealing
with the divorce laws to see that every safeguard is provided for the protection of the Canadian home.
There is no valid reason why British Columbia and
the maritime provinces should be permitted to handle
their own divorce cases while similar liberty of action is
withheld from the other provinces, but if the granting of
that permission to all the members of the federation would
reduce by the smallest percentage respect for the state of
matrimony in the Dominion of Canada, then such permission should be withheld. Going fuarther: If respect for
the state of matrimony would be strengthened by withdrawing from British Columbia and the maritime provinces their present liberties in the matter of divorces,
then those liberties should be withdrawn.
The decision to enter the married state is, or should be,
the most important combined civil and religious obligation a man or woman takes. If it is not so regarded the
contracting parties do not understand or are wilfully
shutting their eyes to their responsibilities.
The man or woman who signs a marriage contract in
the shadow of a church altar, fully understanding and subscribing to the conditions, has much to explain away, if,
later, he or she enters proceedings for divorce and any
change in the law that would make that explaining any
easier than it is today should be kept off our statute books
as a menace to the honor of the homes of Canada.
Portland has a mayor to recall and Seattle has one to
elect.   When they're not coming they're going.
On Thursday President Huerta of Mexico celebrated
the anniversary of his accession to office. If he had waited a few days Villa might have been there to help set off
some fireworks.
London, Feb. 20.���The season with
its accustomed blooming of new fashions is not yet with us, but a walk
down Bond street even now gives the
mere male much food for thought.
There was seen a day of two ago a
radiant creature in a Bakat three-
decker dress and a tall velvet hat like
a bishop's mitre. Her triple-tiered
skirt of purple silk was draped and
festooned in an intricate way. Her
shots hud purple heels.
Never before have such fantastic
conceptions In woman's dress been
seen in public. The influence of the
Russian ballet and the futurist imagination have produced a frenzy of
color and designs. Spring will reveal
the true etxent of the "new art" fever that began as a mild disease at
Covent Harden, crossed the footlights
before the danger was realized, and
is now epidemic in what some people
call the world of fashion.
The public Is gradually becoming resigned to the futurist taint. A young
woman tripped down Piccadilly wearing what can only be described as a
man's top hat turned up side down,
built in dark blue velvet, with a band
of red. white and blue silk twisted
round the lower half of the structure.
Save for a taxicab chauffeur, who
looked at her mournfully, then ostentatiously covered his eyes, she went
her way unnoticed,
A little pale sunshine wandered into
Bond street early this week, under
the mistaken impression that spring
had arrived. It was hopelessly worsted in the competition with Rakst-
I'oiret disciples, who marched under
prisniatic-hued headgear and so retired early fro mthe gray.
A fifteen-minute stroll through
Bond street yielded the following list
Fur Anklets  in   Full  View.
A middle-aged woman, wearing a
brown tailor-made costume in three
sections, the two upper ones exactly
like two morning coats for men, the
shortest reaching hardly to her waist.
A tall young woman, with a cone-
shaped hat of black velvet at least a
foot high tilted rakishlng on the back
of her head.
A woman who wore a purple velvet
hat shaped like a Christmas pudding,
with a black aigrette, a white aigrette
and a red aigrette impaled at different angles.
An elderly woman in a black velvet
dress embroidered in silver, carrying
a Pekinese dog that suffered from a,n
enormous tartan how.
A woman with lur anklets who did
not. mind showing them.
There are pagoda dresses in so
many layers that the wearers look
like so many jigsaw puzzles that have
been solved successfully.
Outside the futurist radius there
might have been seen a happy, somewhat mouldy person, whose frayed
trousers and flapping fragments of
boots were tied with string. He wore
a couple of waistcoats and the remains of a lounge coat under a frock
coat of mature age; his battered billy-
cr>ck hat wbr jammed over one ear.
He, too, was in the fashion.
Suffered Tortures With His Kidneys
Until He Tried Gin Pills
Vou might think that Mr. Baker needed a surgeon more than GIN FILLS.
But there were no bones broken. His back was strained, which was harder to
core because nothing seemed to do any good. It is the same with a sprained
ankle and broken leg. You can set the fracture and it will be well in six weeks
���but the sprain may take months to get well.
_ However, Ur. Baker found the quick way to get relief from the pain���here
are his own words.
Auwsvru.B, Ont.
"I have been a great sufferer from Kidney
Trouble from an injury to my back caused by falling
from a hay loft about six years ago. This
left my kidneys weak, so that every cold I
got would settle in my kidneys and cause
intense suffering. I was advised to try GIN
PILLS. I found, to my surprise, after taking
two boxes, that the pains were relieved and I
begsn to feel better. I am still taking GIN
PILLS and feel sure I will be completely
cured. I recommend GIN PILLS to all who
suffer from any Kidney Trouble". C. BAKER.
You see, the fall had strained the
kidneys and they were affected by the
slightest chill. GIN PILLS immedi-
ately strengthened the kidneys���
soothed any irritation and thus enabled
the kidneys to overcome the effects of the fall.
If you are having pain in the back���or trouble
with kidneys or bladder through accident or overwork���do just as Mr. Baker did���take GIN PILLS.
They will help you���cure you���or we will promptly refund your money. Buy
six boxes at your dealer's. If, after taking them, you feel that Gin Pills have
not helped you, return the empty boxes and get your money. We will take your
word for it 50c. a box, 6 for $2.50. Sample box sent free if you write National
Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited, Toronto.
NATIONAL LAZY LIVER PILLS regulate the bowels and cure
Constipation. Biliousness and Indigestion,   25c. a box 195
Lord Murray of Elibank seems to be in the same position as little Tommy when his ma located him in the jam
closet with half a pot of the sweet stuff showing on his'
face; caught with the goods.
In Toronto they're trying the "silver cure" on boys
who smoke cigarettes and for the good of the boys it is to
be hoped it's no gold brick.
The Ottawa observatory is to have a seventy-three j
inch telescope, probably to help the government keep tab;
on tho opposition.
Battalion  Orders by   Major C.  E
herty, Commanding.
Duties--Orderly officer for week
ending March 1. Lieut Trapp; next
for duty, I.lent. Sangster. A co. will
furnish all battalion duties.
Parades Company training will be
discontinued during the period covered
liy the school instruction.
'Inspection���The adjutant and Qr.
.Mr. Sergt. will carry out an inspection
of the arms, clothing and equipment
on charge to C, Co.
Captain and Adjutant.
Attestations���Drummers O'Connor.
Gamon, Ryan, Squire, Hunter, Gilley,
I.inn, Newman, Warren, Duncan, Mor-
tison, Milliken. Broughten, Shaw, Best,
rt.ums: Pte. Hunt, li.; Pte. Wilcox, B;
Pte. I'm rant, li; Pte, Chapman, G;
Pte. Bush, 0.
Churcn Notices
Thrift, says a Pennsylvania authority, is management
of your affairs in such a manner that the value of your
possessions is constantly increased. To put it in plain
words, it looks as though thrift is just another way of
spelling success.
London, Dec, 20. Captain Munn,
who claims to be especially acquaint
id with tin Hinterland of Canada, Ib
about to mall.* his fifth Arctic expedition, leaving Liverpool in .Inn,', ii,
search of gold in Baffin Land, where
he lost the ship Algernlno in  1909.
The   expi ilitioti   which   will   COSI     a
million dollars, is financed hy a pri-
vately formed Arctic gold exploration
syndicate. Munn propos s to . stab
Ilsh his base at Ponds Inlet .-iiul to
proupect according to the plari of a
dead whaler, who found gold there
30 years ago. lie is sanguine "! buc
cess and suggests ihat if th.* Canadian government will giv ��� financial
assistance his expedition win endeavor to find the crew oi' the Karluk,
tho ship in which StefannsBon iveni
north this summer and which wai
ported  to have;  been  wrecked.
Quarantine Steamer Roma.
Providence,     R.I.,     Feb.     20.- Th.
steamer Roma, flying the yellow quarantine flag because of the two eiBes of
typhus on board, remained at her dock
today  while city officials  and  representatives of the Btaamslilp company
tried  to solve the problem of najing
for more than 150 Immigrants who are
detained.    The Homa,  because of Injuries  received  when  she struck  the
ledges off No Man's Land on Monday,
���waa   not  permitted   to  take   the  pas-
nengers to New  York.    The company
officials have been  unable to charter
a Bt earn ei" for the purpose and t'.ie detained immigrants have been forced to
remain aboard, as then* are no accommodations  for them  at  this  port.
Three Important Measures.
Berlin, out.. Feb. 20. The executive of the deep waterways union at ,*i
meeting here today passed a resolu
tion advocating the sending to Ottawa
of as large a delegation as possible
to Impress upon the government the
qi cesslty of three important measures
namely, an ocean waterway of 36 feel
from Montreal to tin* head of the lake.-
' mill that tin* internal 1 1 feature Ol
tii'* project be taken up ,-:s soon as
P088lble   Willi    the    United   States;    tn
ask tin* assistance or the government
In finding meanfl to greatly Increase
tli.    amount   of   the   power  on   tii.*   \'i
agnra peninsula I'm- th.* use of the
li\i]t ;w lectrie commission, and thai
tin* usual dominion subsidy of $6,400 a
��� mile be given to Important projecti d
hydro-electric   railway   lines.
CHURCH, Public worship at 11 a.m.
and 7:30 p. m. Bible class, 2 p. 111.
Sunday school, 3:00 p. 111. Guild meets
Mi nday at 8:00 11. m. Evening suhji et,
"Soc ;i! M aning 1 1 Atonem. nt." Stran-
ri rs welcome. ,\!. Qordt u Mi hvin, 15.
A . minister.
CHURCH, corner Carnarvon and
Blackwood streets, Kev. Fred, W.
K rr. s, rvlces ll a.m, and 7:30 p.m.;
Sabbath school and Bible '-hiss 2:30
p, in. Th.* morning service at 11
o'clock will in. devoted to the mission
ary outlook of tin* church and an ad-
dr ss win t).. given hy Mr. Gibson, a
prominent layman of Vancouver, At
tin* evening sen-Ice at 7:30 tin* pastor,
Rev,   F.   W.   Ken-,   will   preach.
cikty will hold three BervlceB Sunday  evening   at   8   p,   m.   in   Sterling
Block, corner Tenth  1  Royal.    All
Lakes Disaster Fund.
Toronto,   Keb,   20,    Mayor     lloeken
has been ndvlsod that final action on
the distribution of the hikes di.--ap.ter
fund   nf   Canada   will   he   taken   next
Monday,   If 1 '������������ plan now proposed is
adopted $77,4iii* will be divided among
45  beneficiaries    In    monthly  installments   spread   over   fitfe   years   and
92800 will be distributed among ten
yeople  Immediately,  while   t..n   cases
pending  investigation  are   to  receive
an   average   of   $1721 in payments
spread over a term of five years.
A   Real   I.OYOP   Simulation
A fttralghtforwud umrmm
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it    in   ��nd    HKTW    IU��rrt     U*     beouliluj     wftUh
��� �� tiik"k Ihls offer too gn*)  u,  |�� trim,   hat und
ha MMM^-tflU,lAMft  a   LLOYD.   WaolalK
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Knowledge of the Eyes
Painstaking examination and skillful fitting of
Glasses, these are the essentials upon which we solicit your patronage.
Our Lens Grinding Machines enable us to produce any lens in the shortest "time.
40 Sixth Street New Westminster.
HARD TIMES! A prominent advertiser who spends a fortune every
year in publicity has established a
significant rule. Whenever he notices a slowing up of business he increases
his advertising. This is the reason: "When
business is booming it is unnecessary to
tight for it���it comes of itself; but when
business is slow I insist on having my share
of it, and the easiest way to get it is by calling attention to my goods. I do not wait for
hard times. I scent them in the distance,
and before anybody else gets busy I make
my contracts for advertising on a big scale
and get my orders in before my competitors
know what I am doing." The logic and com-
fZ��Tu ��fthe att,tude of this gentleman
account in large part for the remarkable
success he has achieved
Advertise in
The New Westminster News
Accountant. Telephone R 447. Room
22 Hart Block.
P. H. Smith. W. J. OroTM,
iVoik  undertaken   in    city   and   outside
points.   211-1 i   Westminster   Truat   Bldg.
Pbone  I<4.    P. O.  Box  6*7.
B & P. O. of Elks of the D. of ('.,
meet the first and third Friday at
8 p.m., Labor Temple, Seventh and
Royal avenue. A. Wells Gray,
Exalted Ruler; P. H. Smith, Secretary.
,. O. O. M . NO. 854.���MEETS ON FIRST
mill third Tuesday in each month at S
p. in. .11 the Labor Temple. H. J.
T.fiiiiiy, dictator; W. J. Groves, secretary.
(. O. O. F. AMITY LODGE NO. 17���Tha
regular meeting of Amity lodge No.
27. I. O. O. V., Is held every Monday
night at I o'clock ln Odd Fellows' Hall,
comer Carnarvon and Eighth streets.
Visiting brethern cordially Invited.
R. A. M.rrithew, N.G.; H. W, Sangster,
V. G.; W. C. Coatham, P. O., recording secretary: J. W. MacDonald, financial secretary.
W. B. FA LES���Pioneer Funeral Directs!
and Embalmer, (12-118 Agnes street,
opiM.nl,,. Carnegie Library.
ter A Hftnna, Ltd.)���Funeral directors
and emlmlmers. Parlors 406 Columbia
street.    New   Westminster.    Phone   911.
ster Board of Trade meets In the board
room. City Hall, as follows: Third Friday of each month; quarterly meeting
on the third Friday of February. May,
August and November at 8 p.m. Annual meetings on the third Friday of
February. C. H. Stuart Wade, secretary.
Sale, Deeds, Business Letters, etc.; circular work specialist. All work strictly
confidential, ft Barry, room 418 Westminster Trust Blk.    Phone 702.
risters, Solicitors, etc. 40 Lorne Street,
New Westminster. G. E. Corbould. K.
C.    J. R. Grant.    A. B.  McColl.
at-law. Solicitor, etc. Solicitor for the*
Hunk of Vancouver. Offices: Merchants! Hank Building, New Westminster. B.C. Telephone No. 1070. Cable*
ad.ln*ss "Johnston." Code Western
W. F. HANSFORD. BARRISTER. Solicitor, etc., Colliater Block, corner Col-
umliln ami McKenzie Streets, New W.-��t-
mlnster, B.C. P. O. Box 286. Telephone 344.
slde ��� Barristers and Solicitors, Westminster Trust Blk., Columbia street.
New Westminster. B. C. Cable address-
Whiteside." Western Union, p. O.
Drawer 200. Telephone 19 W. J.
Whiteside, K. C; H. L. Edmonds. D.
J. STILWELL CLUTB. Barrlster-ut-law,
solicitor, etc.; corner Columbia an��
McKenzie streets. New Westminster.
B. C.   P. O. Boa  112.     Telephone   Tit.
Solicitor and Notary. Offices Hart
block. 28 Lorne street. New Westminster, B. C.
Barristers and Solicitors. 806 to tli
Westminster Trust Block. G. E. Martin, W. O. McQuarrie aod George L.
COAL MINING rights of the Domlnlc-a
In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,
the Tukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and In a portion of the Province
of British Columbia, may be leased for ���
term of twenty-one years at an annual
rental of 11 an acre. Not more than 26lt
acres wlll be leased to one applicant.
Application for a  lease  mu.st  be made
! by the applicant In person to the Agent
or Sub-Agent of the district in which ths
I rights applied for are sttuatrd.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or legal sub-divl-
slons of sections, and In unsurveyed territory   the   tract   applied    for    shall    bt
I itak.d out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanle*
by a fee of S6 which wlll be refunded  If
I tho  rights applied for are  not  available.
I tint not otherwise. A royalty shall b��
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnlHh the Agent with hw.hu returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights
ire not being operated such returns should*
tie   furnished  at   least  once  n   year.
The lease wlll Include tho coal mining
rlghtB only, hut the leasee will be permitted to purchase whatever avalUhl*
surface rights may lis considered necessary for the working of the mine at tbf
rate of till an acre
For full Information application should
be made to the Secretary of the  Department  of the  Interior,  Ottawa,  or  to any
agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion  l.an.la.
Deputy Minister of the Interior..
N. B
Unauthorised publication of this
'     III not be paid for.
New Wellington
Office,  554  Front Street,
Foot of Sixth  Street,
P. O. Box 345. Phone 105.
Transfer Co.
Office Phone 185.       Barn Phone 137.
Begble  Street.
Baggage Delivered Promptly to
Any Part of the City.
Light and Heavy Hauling
Board of Trade Officials
Review Events of Year
spell, the individual who has courageously undergone a rigid self-examination haB perhaps found that in his
business he was over trading and in
private life was indulging in luxuries
j with which his income was not commensurate.
This City Not Alone.
Repcrtsof    President   and    Secretary
Dtal In Interesting Fashion With
City's History in 1913.
Following   are   the   reports   of   the
president and secretary of the board
of trade as presented at the  annual
meeting of  that  body  last  evening:
President's Address.
The  president addressed the  members as follows:
Before reviewing the past annua!
work of this board and general Important and commercial happenings,
it is necessary to consider, to some extent, the financial conditions
ties to "hasten slowly," became In
time to be disregarded, as no fulfilment of their doleful prophecies waa
apparent. Thus, had it been possible
io place a restraining hand on tbe
pendulum before it swung too far the
Inevitable reaction could in a large
measure have been withheld.
The money market crisis in Europe
was a general result of the Balkan
war, and for Borne time it appeared
as though other nations would become
embroiled.   The contemplative lnvest-
who were much impressed with what
they  saw.
The importance of this favorable
impression cannot be over estimated.
The driving of the first pile in the
construction of the New Westminster
harbor by Mayor Cray was the occasion of a luncheon under the joint
and   points   between   there   and   this!
city and  have pledged themselves to.
provide the necessary funds to ensure' .Something About the Great Dispenser
a permanent  waterway.    Our  thanks
are due to our member, J. D. Taylor, I
M.P., and also to the resident Dominion engineer, O. C. Worsfold, for their
most valuable assistance at all times
in   advising   w-ith   us,   and   affording |
Under   such   conditions     it    could j auspices of the board of trade and Pro,
scarcely be expected  that New  West-   gressive  association.     The   ceremony I lloilMeTtrlr ulaUtJt ^   ?r!ora"lf!
minster would alone emerge without: which  took  p)ace afterwards  was a,! garg the needs'o?to^neA
some slight sears, but she can be con-1 impressive one, at which a large as- * We Lvpi   mi��� ,iLP     l
E����ff ��-22LMA-"*  M*  B^!-.    ��   2*1  5  b,jra.^yhrbject;aoMmpor���c,ea
sbe has held her ground In commou ' ginning of a new era in our history,
with her neighboring municipalities, i All the engineering difficulties in
Municipal development work has. of I the construction work of the first unit
course, largely stopped, expansion of'have now been overcome. Activities
trade is only being sought by merchants after careful deliberation and
Bueh exchanges and transfers of property as are taking place are enl
free of the  speculative  element
available, buttoned up his coat and
quietly awaited the outcome. Canada
Immediately felt the effects, and being
of the ; largely a borrowing nation, the result
of the Dominion of Canada,! was at once apparent in a shortage of
which, during the past year, have so money. This effected in varying de-
greatiy influenced our community In j grees tile men on the street, the small
common with all others, but especially traders, the brokers, the merchants,
those that have shown marked pro- the municipalities and the cities A
gress and expansion. The repeated general halt became necessary both
warnings during the last two or three I in and out of business and in many
years  by Canadian  financial  authori-1 cases  during this enforced  breathing
have been in evidence for some time,   Electric  Railway  company especially
and it is very gratifying to note that ��� has   made   Improvements   in   its   ser-
thp     Cltv     e.ro,r,e.ll or,.        giving their i  VJCCS   fjl
ly com-S erally   admitted    that transportation
^     In | pletion  by the recent establishing of j has been made far more efficient; at
cr  therefore   nreferrimr' in  keen tiTa I other  words   we  are  conducting  our   three  working shifts. all    times    our representatives have!
Ends  where  t'hey  were  immediate!)'!������'��� ��" �� strictly business basis. No I ._ A little later in the year Alderman   '
^^^ ^^^        ._    _ -    ��� =    their j vices from time to time and it Is gen-
perty as are taking place are entirely! prompt consideration to its early com-l erally    -���-������"- -
fear need be entertained for our future, with our great natural resources,
magnificent farming land and enviable geographical position on the bank
of a mighty river. Rather, therefore,
let us appreciate the opportunity we
have had of temporarily arresting our
White kindly addressed a large gathering on the subject of harbor improvements. His lecture was both Interesting and Instructive, and was
much appreciated.
Ministerial   Favor.
During August the Hon. J. D. Hazen,
of Tele rrpbic News.
What writer bas tbe biggest circulation? You would probably answer
by giving tbe name of some popular
n ���-���elist. Vou would be wrong. The
men w'ose words reach tbe biggest
public are tbe men wbo write boss
paragraphs you find in your daily paper signed simply���"Reuter."
An important Renter message is
probably read by at least twenty million people tbe day it appears. The
reason is that it ls appearing at the
same moment ii practically every
newspaper In the w^'.d.
Reuter's recent little trouble with
the London press has brought it very
much into tbe public eye of late, but
few people outside jou- ialistlc cir-
been  most cordially' received ly'the I c'es know what   the   famous name
,-stct ��� i ��� t ' I   oron
taken up
^^^^^^^^^^ importance to this
city and the Fraser valley. It is
pleasing to record the fact that the
various companies have almost invariably acceded to our desires.   The B. C
officials, ^^^^^^^^l--ttttgttttttttm
We have attended the railway commissioners at both their sessions and
have reason to believe that our support has been of value to many outlying points  in  many ways.
STANDARD Is the appeal
to your loyalty to goods
made In B.C. But don't buy
ROYAL STANDARD for that reason alone. Of course you want the
BEST flour regardless of where it
is made. Again we say buy ROYAL
STANDARD because laboratory
tests in company with leading
brands on the market prove it to
nave no peer. That's why we take
all risk in asking you to change.
Money back if you regret the
change after using your first sack.
Made in B. C.���the best manufactured anywhere���ROYAL STANDARD.
_         ���-��� ~* ...:    This year we have had several  In-
march onward, giving us time to 'rest! honored this district with a visit, and tervlews with the premier and pro-
antl carefully plan for the future; and | through the courtesy of F. H. Cun- \ vincial cabinet, amongst the subjects
above all let us appreciate the fact i ningham of the fisheries department, j presented to the government being
that the credit, both of our merchants J who placed a vessel at our disposal, ; provincial market .Improvement; need
and municipalities, stands high and I we were enabled to conduct him up ; of a new high level bridge from Anna-
unassailable, land down the Fraser river and af ter-: cis Island to the south side; raising
Passing to a review of the impor-1 wards round Point Roberts to White ; the height of the proposed new bridge
^^^^^ Rock,  where ho had an excellent op-  crossing   the   Pitt
portunlty of viewing our potentialities. 	
He stated that he felt he would later | discussion on  the world  wide  money
tant actions of this board brings me
to a point when I must allude to the
great loss we have suffered in the
death of our elected president for
1918, Mr. John A. Lee���whose position
I have had the honor to fill for his
remaining term of office. I will not
here dilate upon his many good qualities which were so well known to you,
suffice it to say that his self-effacement ln the interests of the community was one which will be remembered by us all for many years.
Matters Dealt With.
During the year the question of the
better lighting of the Fraser river
was vigorously taken up with satisfactory results. The thanks of this
board are due to J. D. Taylor, M.P. and
C. C. Worsfold, Dominion government engineer, who lent us invaluable assistance.
A special committee was appointed
to enquire into the excessive fire insurance rates prevailing, with the result that an all-round reduction was
obtained. Whilst this reduction in
rateB was not very large, being ap'
proximately 10 per cent throughout,
we hope that before very long they
will be brought still lower. The new-
council of this board should keep this
important matter before them, as an
aggressive campaign is bound to be
productive of beneficial results.
in July. 1913, by the efforts of a
small committee of citizens, funds
were subscribed to defray the expenses
of an entertainment to the captain
antl officers of H.M.S. New Zealand,
which was at that time touring the
British overseas dominions. The entertainment took the form of a visit
to the asylum and colony farm by motors, thence to the Fraser Mills, where
after inspection the party proceeded
by steamer down the river, visiting
one of the canneries. A large number of the officers were present, including the captain and commander,
stands for.
In a few words, it ls a news shop
which collects news from the innumerable representative it bas all over
tin world and se: ds it out to the
newspapers who subscribe for the
Ueuter Lews service.
Tbe name, by tbe way. Is pronounced both "Rolter" and "Rooter."
Reuter's bas had an interesting
rise. It really began wben a German
named Reuter, in 1849, bridged a
gap in the then new telegraph line
between Paris and Berlin by station-
be able to recommend I
and works to the river i
with  his  colleague,  the  Hon
     ......   ���UUc. 11 icnauuu   oi   great   value.     l*'rom   this
Rogei-3,  who had  also Inspected our  board emanated a suggestion that Do-
harbor and district some two or three | minion  lot  173 and  the  territory be-
tlays previously.
Our   board   is
crossing   the   Pitt   river   etc "   I lng hlrase,t at one cna of the *aP and
Barl/dn the year we   ad a valuable   & W'fe at the 0th,?r' *nd tnMfU
discussion on  the world  wide  money! tn| the �����**&* ^ ?'8Teon ,po8tn���
improvements I stringency, which we have every hope    , S?0�� after' ?,e went t0 Lo1ndon and
n conjunction   is now passing-but leaving behind it   "tarted  a 8ma"  neW8 8Upply 8erVi.e
"~    Robert   lessons'of   greatvalue^    From   th 1   i <T���  a   few  representatives  on  the
Continent, chiefly for commercial purposes. He soon hit on the great Idea
that newspapers might be glad of his
messages. So, for months, he went
round badgering all tbe big newspapers. For 'ong be was pooh-
poohed and reg rded as a harmless
"You try my little messages," he
used to say. "It not matter to me, I
make you them a present ��� If you
take my name, too."
And gradually the newrpapera
tried, and found they could not do
without the little messages. He won
The Times over, and a huge scoop ia
the matte*- of tht war between
France and Austria made the firm
Though Renter's is in many ways
the news centre of the world, its
-eadquarters is one room, tn a small,
As children, our first demand is for nourishment; our
second for fads.
All through life we go about
searching for information.
We make a new acquaintance;
but before we will accept him
as a friend or invite him to our
home we ask for fads about him.
We visit a foreign land; and from
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ the moment we slep across its
border we are asking questions���
searching for fads.
We are asked to try a new food produd; isn't it initindive
with us to ask at once:
"Who makes this new article ?"
" How is it made ? what goes into it ?"
" Is it worth the price charged for it ?"
Facts���we are simply hungry for them.
Strange, isn't it, that we should so often have to search for
them ? Odd, that some manufadurers slill withhold the fads
about their produd. Not always because they are fads to be
ashamed of���for there are many worthy articles yet unadvertised.
But it will not be so much longer. The fad-hunger of the
human race is becoming keener and keener. The more fads
we get, the keener our relish for more of them.
Soon it will be impossible to sell a man or a woman anything
until everything has been told about the goods that can be told
through Advertising.
The public has discovered that Advertising tells much-needed facts���
that, in fact, Advertising satisfies fact-hunger. ,
If you are doing a local business talk over your advertising problem! with the
Advertising Department of this newspaper.
If you are doing a provincial or national business it would be well for you
to hive the counsel and assistance o( a good advertising sgency.   A list oi these will be
furnished, without cost or obligation, by the Secretary oi Canadian Press Association,
(10) Room 503, Lumsdcn Building, Toronto.
 territory be
| tween this city and the Fraser Mills
negotiating for the; should be incorporated with New-
transfer from the Dominion govern-' Westminster. Action has already
ment of the small Island adjoining' been taken as regards the first part
Tree island in the Fraser rive, the I of this subject by the city council,
latter  being  our porperty.    The  ob-1 Sir Donald Mann,
ject is to consolidate our interests i Social amenities were extended at
and thus afford a booming ground for | the annual banquet when Sir Donald
logs in that vicinity. So far results j Mann of the C.N.R, was the principal
justify our impression that the govern-! guest; at a banquet given to officials
ment will deed this island to us in the j of the new cities and municipalities,
near future. | and luncheons on the occasion of drlv-
This board sent a delegation to Vic- j ing the first pile of the harbor im-
torla, to interview the premier, in [ provement, and visits of Hon. Robert
the matter of increasing the proposed j Rogers, Hon. J. D. Hazen and the of-
height of the new Pitt river bridge, so \ fleers of H.M.S. New Zealand,
that navigation would not be im- j A suggestion made by ex-President
peded.    The delegation was ably sup-! D. S. Curtis, advising the obtaining of
ported  and we have every reason to ; photographs of past officials for the, ..eadquarters is one room, in a .
believe that the new plans will prove   board room. Is one which I should like j 0ia.fashioned bouse in London.
satisfactory  to all,  as  it  is  reported j to see carried out; for we have every j      i.  ��� _.'.!....-   1��     j
that the desired change has been or- j reason to be proud of those who have
dered by the provincial department of ��� presided  at our deliberations,
works. This    board     performed    valuable
Daylight Saving. I work through its committee,  Messrs. I
Major Hart McHarg of Vancouver I Sutherland, Lusby, TraveB and S. j
addressed this board on the Daylight j Trapp, In regard to obtaining a reduc-!
Saving bill, as a result of which a j tion of fire Insurance rates and its ser-
resolution was passed that the hands i vices deserve special recognition,
of the clock be put back one hour from j During the year we have received
the first of April next. This resolu-ia visit from members of the geologi-
tion was more drastic tnan Major Mc- j cal congress and It Is expected dur-
Harg's proposal, which was that hence- ing the year that Sir Edgar Vincent
forth the time be put back one hour i and Sir Rider Haggard will visit this
each year from the first of April to  cltv. 	
the  first of October only. Other   important   events   were   the i sent   tne messages having to be ex-
At the beginning of 1913 the locali business men's parade in July;  work   pan(ieQ- before appearing ln print.
banks organized    a    clearing  house, | done bo ably by the municipal com- j      Reuter's. like all newsoaoers.
which marks another step in the pro-1 mittee of J. W. Cunningham in the
gress of the town. I effort to get better road communlca-
Apart   from   the   board's   activities  tion with Richmond municipality;  in-
mention must be made of the comple-; vestigations    by    the    transportation
tion of the paving of Kingsway, which ' committee;  of Mr. Butcher ln regard'
provides  a  magnificent thoroughfare  to reduction of freight rates; a very
from Vancouver to New Westminster. | large     amount    of   varied   work   by
Mr. Gilley's navigation committee involving a considerable number of
meetings and much Investigation, especially the effective opposition to the
removal of the Fraser river lightship;
out affiliation with the chamber of
commerce in London; the action of the
fishery committe in opposing the clo-
  sure of fishing on the Fraser; and the
suit W. L. Darling was the appointee I success which has resulted to the work
and It must be added that his efforts; of the poBtal committee by the estab-
have met with full appreciation. lishment of this city office in the first, - ,     ..hl#J
I must express my thanks to W. G., grade rank, together w-ith the success-* represented in the f r'��8 <�� *"*��'"
McQuarrie, our vice-president for as-' ful issue of our frepuently expressed which illustrate not only tne m-iii
suming my duties during my absence desire to see the parcel post estab-l stream of medical culture and earn-
In Kngland who, with the assistance lished. MM Tom the'��������' n^^tTa
ot the secretary, conducted the affairs,1 Other Questions. I Hlppocraes. Gilen. Avlcenna and he
of the board generally iu such an able. Subjects still before us Include: I rest���but also the curious and often
The appointment of an industrial
commissioner fills a long felt want in
the community. It was for some time
a moot question as to who should
shoulder the responsibility of en gag*
��| ing and paying this official, but it
was finally decided that such an appointment came within the scope of
the Progressive association.    As a re-
It never shuts, of course, day or
night, Sunday or week-day. As
quickly as the <ews come in It is delivered simultaneously in every London newspaper office by an ingenious
device known as tbe "piano transmitter," which spells the messages
out simultaneously on an endless
white ribbon of tape at all the hundreds of places where these tape machines are Installed.
Cables and wires are mostly, Jor
economy, sent "skeletonized," that
is, without punctuation or prepositions.    Only the essential words are
Reuter's. like all newspapers, h-a
made some mistakes ln Its time.   On
one occasion It tublished a message
trom ttb Australian representative to
tbe effect that the Hon. Graham Berry, the   unmarried   PremLr of Victoria, has Just been made the father
ot twins, the first being a son.    It
tvrn?d out later that "twins first son"
should really have been "turns first
sod."     The Premier had only been
starting a new railway.
Historic Medical Museum.
An Historical Medical Museum, officially connected with the forthcoming International Medic 1 Congress,
has  been, organized in London.
All epochs and most countries are
Other  Questions.
Subjects  still  before    us    include:
The marketing of produce and profit*; weird medical customs and beliefs of
In concluding my report I can only ; able agriculture;  improvement of the' half-civilized tribes.   Paintings of the
state that I look back on the past
ye.ir as being one fraught with some
difficulties, through which New- Westminster and district have steadfastly-
fought their way and held their own.
Not far ahead, perhaps, the financial
clouds are clearing and soon we may
be able to labor under bright skies,
foregtful it may be, of the temporal y
depression, but none the less mindful
of the lessons It has provided.
Secretary's  Report.
The  secretary's  report    was    next
read as follows:
For over 30 years the New Westminster board of trade has been steadily
working with the object of advancing
general progress, enhancing the prestige of the district of which this city-
is the commercial and Industrial centre, and studyinn* local conditions from
every view point, in a calm dispas-1 erate th
slonate   Bpirit. I vicinity
road  to Woodward's Landing;  Fraser I great, masters of medical art, relics
river   improvements,    especially     re-jof famous surgeons, masks, fetishes
garrfing the speedy opening up of thej and  charms  of  medicine  men  from
new  channel  at  the  Sandheads;   the, savage lands. Babylonia and Egyptian
'freight rate question  with a  view to   sculptures, and the   most up-to-date
reductions; a road connecting up An-1 results  of pathological  Investigation
nacis island,   the acquiring of boom-| are exhibited.    There are the repro-
ing grounds;  and a watchful care on I ductiona ln picture* and actual scenes
home production. J of the apothecaries' shops from Ro-
In this context I would again urgi"' Olftfl times down to the eighteenth
the desirability of combatting unfair! century, and th* qualu Illustrations
competition from outside points by ob- of hospital work In the middle ages.-
taining governt-'.cr.t, he'p in establish-   The collection will form the nucleus
ing a General market ln this city.
Vour secretary has supplied the
royal commission on agricultural with
considerable statistical information,
and it is sincerely to be hoped that
the recommendations in their report
Will suggest some means of permitting the clearance of land at a cost
w'.ich wi 1 enable the producer to op-
thousands of acres in our
at ��� a    remunerative return.
of  a   permanent  Historical   Medical
Museum In London. '
That its work has been increasingly j while meeting outside competition in
valuable from a community standpoint a (manner to reduce the excessive cost
is evidenced! by the fact that numer- of many staple articles of consump*
ous bodies in the largest eastern cities | ticn.
have sought information as to our activities and claimed support in matters of national  importance.
145  Members.
Our membership is 145 and during
the year we have held    12    monthly
In our provincial and civic sphere I meetings with an average attend-
of influence we may justly claim that lance of Iti present; also 11 council
our deliberations have resulted in j meetings, with an average of nine
much benefit to the entire lower main- present. Ten new members have been
land; for our recommendations have, admitted and three resigned through
been based upon carefully considered i absence from the city or inability to
data, and no trouble has been considered too great to obtain necessary      	
Information on which to arrive at a I Lee,  who was suddenly called  from
decision. lour midst and whose demise
For the last seven years this board j erally regretted
[attend, whilst we have to deplore the
i loss  of  our  late   president,   John   A.
is gen-
has been specially persistent In work
Ing for the Improvement of the Fraser
river, with a view to opening It up to
navigation and providing that most
necessary adjunct to industrial development, a competitive water transportation System.
To ex-President A. E. White and the
late president, .1. A. Lee, must be accorded the credit of consistently carrying on work originated by this board.
It Is now passed Into the practical
stage and our members will watch developments with a keen desire to see
the work advance rapidly, believing its
progress will Justify our anticipation
of Its making New Westminster the
great Pacific industrial and maritime
port of Canada.
River  Work.
During the past year we have worked for bettor liirhtnig on the Fraser,
and there la still much to be done In
this direction. The Dominion government's ministers of marine and public
works have seen personally our requirements at the moutli of the Rraser
In submitting my report for the
year 1IH3 1 feel justified in claiming
that although the citizens of Canada
generally have felt a considerable
strain In the past year, yet it Is but a
comparative pressure which might
have been anticipated; and. if compared with conditions of five or seven
years ngo, would show a very satisfactory  progress.
Especially do I claim that there Is
no reason in this district for pessimism, for we have innumerable advantages which only require exploitation
by this board and other public bodies
and Individuals to establish us in the
ranks of Canadian  cities.
Large Industry.
Cochrane. Ont., Feb. 2ft,���A pulp,
paper and lumbering business to be
conducted on a large scale, is to be
established at Yellow Falls, in the vicinity of the Transcontinental railway
a short distance from Cochrane in a
short time, according to reports received here.
line ing Browning Letters.
Browning lovers have succeeded In
raising $15,000 toward th - purchase
. the Browning love letters, which
It is hoped will bu acquired for tbe
British nation.
There was a great outcry last May
when the letters were sold at public
auction and fell into the hands of a
London dealer for abcut $32,000. He
was finally moved to propose ceding
the" to a public Institution at a ten
tie ��� cent advance on the price be paid.
It is an attempt to meet ills terms
\ lieli bas brought thus far tbe subscription of about half ef the needed
The case recalls the rectnt outcry
of the sale of the Burns manuscripts,
which are now being returned to Coot-
land as a gift from the purchaser.
Rabies In India.
Although a number of Pasteur Institutes bave been opened each year
iu India, rabies is still on the Increase.
The Coonoor Institute has now
been in existence for six years and
last year the case? reached 1,240,
the largest number ever treated, being an increase of three hundred over
the previous year.
The ii.crease is stated to have been
due to th. spicial prevalence of tables in Quilon and adjacent parts of
Travancore in the autumn. Of the
1,240 j.atlents who unde-went treat-
men*. 1,207 were treated fo**.- being
bttien, scratched or licked by dogs,
eighteen by Jackals, seven by men,
three by borsos, two by monkeys, two
nv cats and one by an ass.
Residence Y. W. C. A.       Phone 1324.
the new Westminster new*
If you intend to make your
own Marmalade, NOW is the
time. Oranges are at their best,
very fine quality. Sweet and
juicy, they commend themselves
as excellent table fruit and at
the price they are within reach
of everyone.
Navel Oranges. 288 to case, per
case $2.50; or 2 dozen 25c.
Navel   Oranges,   anysize   larger
than above, per ease $2.90.
Fancy Lemons, large, doz ..25c.
r.rape Fruit, large, 8 for  . ,25c.
Fresh <'ocoanuts, each 15c.
Bi wholesome and delicious, used
on table in place of butter or
jam; makes an excellent hard
sauce for pudding, can be used in
place of jelly for layer cakes,
also for sandwiches at lunch or
afternoon tea. or at breakfast on
tons, or gridle cakes.
1 lb. tins, each   25e.
Model Grocery
308 Sixth St. Phone 1001-2.
East Burnaby Branch, Second
St. and Fifteenth Ave. Ed
Monds Branch, Gray Block.
Phone 1111L.
Local News
Bachelor Girls' Dance.
Th? bachelor girls of Burnaby will
j hold   a   formal  dance  in  Gray's  hull,
| Edmonds, on   Monday  evening.
Weather Today.
New Westminster anl    lower mainland:     Winds  mostly  northerly  and
easterly,   fresh   to  high  on   the  gulf;
mostly cloudy and mild with rain.
Money to loan on first mortgages,
improved city and farm property, 8
per cent. Alfred W. McLeod.      (2SS9)
teachers o fthe city schools, both pub- I
lie and private, and all others inter-'
ested in the course of education are [
cordially invited to attend. He will
be followed two weeks later by Mr. j
1). Robinson, on the subject of arith- |
Goes to Everett.
Mr. B.  Fortune left on  Wednesday
for   Everett,    Wash.,    where   he   will
take charge of the Kathcrin It., a high
powered gas boat.
One more week only of the gnat
removal sale at J. II. Todd's Music
House.   Get your bargains now.
Special discount on Edison wax records al Todd's Removal Sale, 410
Columbia   street. (2970)
Enlarging  Plant.
To make room for larger operations
in the chocolate manufacturing business, the Pacific Chocolate company of
this   city   Is   moving   the   condensed
I milk department to Steveston, while a
I large new boiler is being installed for
| the   heavier   output   of     sweetmeats
| whlqh ii  is planned here to handle ln
I the  near future.    The company  also
' intends   to   go   extensively   into   the
manufacture of toe cream during the
coming   summer.
Hospital  Afternoon Tea.
The   ladies  of   St.   Mary's  hospital
society will hold an afternoon tea on ' 	
Tuesday. February 24. in the y. w. j
C.  A.  rooms, Columbia street. j Large   Attendance   Is  Looked   for  at
You score every time you take
horn? a box of Hill's Saturday Special
Chocolates. (2969)
W.  C.  T.   U.   Meeting.
The regular business meeting of the
W.  C.  T.   V.  will  be  held  In  St.  Stephen's church. Fourth avenue, Monday
afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Coal ! Coal ! Coal ! Large ship
ment best Nicola coal just in. Just
the thing for cold weather. Westminster Coal Co., Phone 380. B. C. Transport dock. (2909)
B. C. Quarterly  Session  to   Be
Held in This City.
We Have
to Loan
Property must be well Improved and worth at le-ast double the
amount of the loan.
For full particulars call at our
office and let us quote you.
Dominion Trust
J      Company,     j
Burquitlam Incorporation.
The last issue ei the Uritish Columbia Gazette contains notice of the
incorporation under the Benevolent
Societies Act of the Burquitlam Wom-
i n's  Institute*.
Insure in the- Royal, the world's
largest lire company. Agent, Alfred
W.  McLeod,  the  Insurance  Man.
.   (2853)
Looking for His Brother.
Mr.   McDonald,  of Cralk,  Sask.,  is \
anxious for information concerning his i
brother. Archibald, formerly of Trout |
Lake,   15.  ('.,  who is  presumed  to  be
hibernating on a chicken ranch somewhere near Chilliwack.
A good attendance is expected at the
quarterly meeting of the Graduate
Nurses' association of Uritish Columbia, which will be held In the nurses'
home, Royal Columbian hospital at 8
o'clock  this  evening.
Miss Wright of this city will occupy
the chair ami will probably unfold
a few of the details connected with
the hill which is now before the provincial legislature in connection with
graduate nurses.
Miss Jessie Scott, superintendent of
Royal Columbian hospital, is scheduled to read a paper, while Mayor Gray-
is expected to he present and welcome
the visiting members of the organization.
The meeting is an open one to all
graduate nurses, not necessarily members of the association. Many are
coming over from Vancouver, while a
small contingent from Victoria is expected.
Launching Today.
The hull of the new snagboat Samson will be launched at the Coquitlam
shipyards some time today, after
which she will he brought to this
city for the installation of the machinery. The snag puller iH i() be ready
for work in about six weeks,
Hen. Mr. Ross Coming.
Hon.   William   li.   Ross,  minister of ]
lands in the le-.ivincial cabinet, is ex-
pected here today.    He comes to ac-j
quire    first   hand    knowledge   of   the ���
Chinese cemetery as the city's title to
the property is clouded and Mr, Ross'
departm nl is trying to straighten oul
the tangle.
To the Editor Daily News:
Sir���In a recent issue of your paper I see it stated that the Coquitlam
council have passed a temporary bylaw for $35,000. As this is contrary
to fact 1 would like tie public to know.
The amount will probably be much
less, hut is not yet determined.
Trusting you will give this letter
prominence In your next issue. 1 am
sir. yours truly.
Chairman Finance.
Burquitlam.   Feb.  IS,  1914.
1 and  P
Twenty five    per    cent, discount on
all musical good.-, isxcepl talking mu-���
chines and   records)   at   J,   II.  Todd's
removal  sale,   119  Columbia  street.
The ladies of St. Mary's Hospital
society will hold an afternoon tea In
the Y. W. C. A. rooms, Columbia
street, on Tuesday, February 24th.
i   The Perpetual Trustee.
Per Cent on
Now Westminster
608   Columbia   Streei.
C    S    KEITH,   Ma.-sger.
Ready to Use
Edwards' Soups In packets, 5c, 1 I ib.
tins 15c..  1-2 Ib. tics 25c.
Symington's Soups in i .'.���.;.*���. Oc. and 10c
Symington's Peas and Bacon, pkt  10:
Campbi ll's Si ups, all flavors, In tins
at 2 fcr 25c.
Clarke's Chick tn Soup, per tin ...15c.
Minci tl i   an   , per tin   10c.
Just t  e : i'-.a-  for (!lam Chowdi r.
Peck  Frean's   Fane)   BI    till
ing  Shortcal ������.    - ttrawny    F.     va
Butti i- Puff, el      per pkl    15c.
Holland   i.e.;-1- li.   pi     pkl     15c,
(linger  Snaps,   fi:     tnd  i lisp,  2
Debate Is On.
After a correspondence of upwards I
of two years, W. B. Godbey, Methodist'
minister  of  Kentucky,  a   voluminous j
writer,  traveler and  speaker,, has ar-
rived to debate on several  Bible sub- '
jects with J. M. Wright, former teach-
er   in   the   Beamsville   (Ont,)   Bible I
school ami Christian evangelist,
,-,.        ~- !
Injunctic.i Hearing Today.
This morning the Honorable Justice j
Morrison will hear argument on the |
merits of the Anderson injunction i
which at preset is tying up the harbor j
improvement work. A decision against i
Mr. Anderson will mean thai the work I
will be resumed without delay and ,
thai the city has the rfghi to cancel:
the   Issued   ��aterfroni   li ase,
Special music, Queen's avenue Moth- I
odlsl church, Sunday night at 7:30.
Chorus; "All Ye That Cried liito the ;
Lord" from M ndelesohn's Lobgen*
b ing.. Duet and clioi us, "1 Waited for
the Lord," from Mendelssohn's Lob
gi nsar .. Solo. "The SoriowB ol
I leath" from Mi ndelssolin, sung b i
M ss Wlnti ��� Si * ung b.\ Mr. K.
Williams i t Los An ;eli a :,*i.* quar*
te* te. 12975)
Expert  to   Lecture,
The eii ������ Ti ai b t s' Vast elation has
*-, cui ��� d the ��� ervlces of F. h. Murphy
of the not ma! sch o! I'aff, for a li c
ture < ii pm ,'111 da) m< I hod In ti aching hli ti ry and gi rai I13 Tl e lee-
tur w 111 b ,:i-. * :* on 'i hurBila ��� 1 ven-
ing nexl  In St,  Patrick's    hall,     All
B ild headed 11 en .vrl ti for p irticu-
lars, or call. Nol the old (a ihl ined
1. Intl  bul  the up to date Toupee, un-
,    ... able.
All   Kinds   of   Hair   Work.
107 anel 108 McLeod Block.
Concord, N.H., Feb. 20.- Reasons
for granting the petition of Harry K.
Thaw for a writ of habeas corpus to
prevent his extradition to New Vork
state as a fugitive from justice, were
presented today to Federal Judge Edgar Aid rich. Arguments against the
petition will be given tomorrow by |
W. T. Jerome, representing New York.
Regarding the other question involved in the hearing���that of admitting Thp.w to bail��� -Judge Aldrich |
v.iinout making a formai ruling, inti-i
mated that he might leave it to the j
federal court for dei'lsion.
Thaw's counsel .argued that since a
commission appointed by the court had
found that Thaw was not a menace
to the eomWunity, no reason existed
fcr tWvsi'ng him admission to bail.
The hearing "iii be resumed at 10
o'clock this morning.
I.O.    <^>    O. F.
Men bers of floj .1! Lodgi . No. 2,
are ri quested to m iel al 1 O. O, F.
hall al - o'clock Sunday tifi moon to
attend tlr* funeral ol oue I; te IIro. D.
Wi l-li. P. G, M��� 1 . (1. I- The fu
ni'i.ii v. ill lr.r, e tii ��� rt . .-I nee of C.
A. Welsh. 228 S xth stn ��� ol 2:80
Mi mbers of A mity, No, . ,' and visiting bn ttffen  ai     n\ iti d  to at t. nd,
By  Ordi r  ol   Noble  Gi      I
All   Orangemon   1 re   request ��� ei
mi el ai K, of P. Hall, Sunday next, al
i ., 1   ,,.  rn.  to  nit nd  the  funeral  of
our late  Un thi r 1).  vV< Ich,
lbs.  fo
MIjh (1 Cooli ll s, 2 lbs 25c.
Hoyt's I ookles, per dozi ,1    10c.
Hoyt's Doughnuts, per dozen   ...20;.
A trial order will convince you ;  al
Dean's Grocery
Phone 386.
Hurr  3!oetc "olmnhla   S��r��iM.
< E
Carborundum. Brando
Natural Grit
r, ik.;;-,"> jhhmi*.i. .*
r.-*mx ,*i.-.rl..:<.,.AV.
oil stone;
Read - [fie - News
CaiboruDdum is the hardest abraslvi known nnd Is ninety tlmoi
ns hard s emery, Every stone Is manufactured of small grains 0!
Carborundum und every grain Is 11 cutter Being made up of Btnal
grains thi stones are uniform In gril throughout, which means tha
thi re aro no h inl  or soft  Bpota In the Btone,
New  Westminster.        Phone  6i��.
$ 10 Suits
We have gone through our entire stcck and
added greatly to this lot of suits. Here you
have the greatest value in $10 Suits ever
offered. These are odd lines of Suits, that
sold from $15, $18, $20, $22.50 to $25 the
Today Only, $10.00
Buy One of the Shirts we
are Selling Today for
Regular $1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $2.00 Shirts.
Reid & McDonald
The Store of Satisfaction
707 Columbia Street New Westminster
$23.50     Beautiful Brass Beds Being
French bevel
Ono   only    Quarter Cm  Oak  Dresser,  with    large
mirror; i* gular $40.00
Two only Quarter Cul  Oak  Dressers;   French  bevel C\ii?*vnA  Out  Parriwllocc
piate mirror; regular ��17 cft Liearea uui ivegartiiess
*3: *'r'ou of Profit
Chiffoniers, Snaps Every One   %>-****-Britishmake; brigm or satm $21.50
' r J finish;   rogular  $30,   for    *Y*m ��� ����#v#
Two  only;      hiti   enamel
$18.00,  for	
Om* only;  genuln
A   snap   for     ��-
One  only,  solid   -  tarl      ml   oak.
regtflar   $42.50,   Foi	
fl��1i 1   R.f\ No   :'i:'"    A  li',*';';'-���   square  poBts and  tillers;  oue
���sM   6 anJtJ ,i;n,;  ,*i.Knl.*.r llil.hi',                                       Cain   flfi
tciqcn *W.uu
v.ww No   4M)-   T1||H   *,,   mother   bargain     CO/I   Efl
Cpg 75     beauty;   rogular $47,50, for   ****'3y
** No,   I'i    A   quality   bad;   regu            $13 25
Easy Chairs at Easier Prices l^iV'fl^-^ A"-"
_      , ,      ,,, ..���. ,..,,       ���   , i      i * * Kelt   Mattress, for  	
One large Arm Chair;  I illy  upliolsti   * I m genuine
leathee;  .sjiein.e*. unii li,   I  l,���*                         <��^ifc   fllJl ���������""���    I*"11    ,l"'1 ���    ul11'   Hliri"K   ���������"���              CQ   Cfjj
worth $45.00, for    	
One I., tether Arm Rocker     * gull
$32.00,   for   	
O/te Rocker, leather Seal and
back.   For   	
Mattress   complete,   for
$1250     ^e ^ertain^ W ^e Rugs
Ixl2  Wilton Squares;   regular
One  only   Davenport;   ..   coui .   b;    da)    a   I.* .1   by
night;   Fumed   oak,   leather   upholstered;   complete $46.00,   tor
with p.-id: regular $07.00 ^"i? �������(. !'v,:' Velvel Squares;   rogular $1Q 50
One only Sanitary Couch    ..,.,.      : s^n "Jfl 8x12  Brussels Square;   regular ttfl C "71?
Ibmplete for   fwil3 $22.50,   tor    ��� I vi l_W
Kite'i"!i  Cablm  s;   comrvlete;   regu      <�� A f,. cft 9Xg Brussels Square; regular C 1 C t\fi
lar $14.on, ror      *�� ��� Ua5#U $21.00,   for    *�� ' w.WW
prop leaf Kitchen Tables;   regu
liar $4.00, for          ��(����������������%#��# $21.00, for
ine only, Kiti hi 11 Cupboard;  worth     ��If*  fin :';' 'l'*""'H"'>  Square;   regular
(18.00,   for    ��P!U.UU $18.50,   lor
CO Q5      ,y|; 'l'-""":"*v Square;  regular
$19.00 S.'
Goods Shipped Free and Freight Paid to Out-of-Town Customers.
Denny  &  Ross
Corner Sixth and Carnarvon Streets
Phone 588 *ta '��
Hockey Teams of This City and Vancouver to Meet Here Next Wednesday  Evening.
This Soccer Event Promises to Bring
Out Record Crowd���Moody Park
Should  Be Crowded.
junior teams have no terrors for the
wearers of the red and white.
This afternoon's game will commence at 2:45 sharp with Referee
Leach of Vancouver In supreme control.    There will be -no preliminaries.
An innovation In New Westminster
football i*s the decision of the city
league delegates to rope off the new
Aerangements were completed yesterday for a game at the arena next
Wednesday night between the Vancouver ladies' team and that representing
the  Itoyai City.
This will be the first inter-city hockey game ever played here and, taking
games played in Victoria and Vancouver as a criterion a good crowd will be
on deck to watch the struggle, Charlie
Tobin is the leading light working
for the Royal City team, the popular
rover having made all arrangements
with Frank Patrick yesterday. The
ladies' provincial championship will
hinge on the result as New Westminster has tied with Victoria and should
they defeat Vancouver the title will |
beln.ng to this city.
Next Wednesday's game will start
at 8 o'clock, two periods being played
which will allow plenty of skating following t'ne contest. The band will be
in  attendance.
Continuous from 2 to 11 p.m.
Victoria Ladies Lose.
In Vancouver last night the ladies'
(rood weather is all that Is needed
lor  a  record   breaking  soccer  crowd
at Moody Park this afternoon wheni j blejicher stand ajoining the playing
the Rovers and Port Couuitlam play ! patch, admittance to this section being
Of! their tie in connection with the | I y ticket. This new sta-nd, erected by
Mainland  cup. i and at the expense of the city league,
lOverything points to a stellar game. I gives undisputed view of the whole I hockey uam from Victoria went down
'Ilie cards are stacked for such and if; proceedings to some 50 fans. Indica- to defeat before the ladies of the
Hie fixture In Coquitlam some weeks \ tions point to the bleachers being Terminal City by the score of one to
ago Is anything to go by there will be j packed to capacity. j nil.    The  game  was very  interesting
plenty of fodder for Uie fains to mastl- j     Manager Grant will have out his old I And quite* a large crowd was in attend-
rate before the  final  whistle sounds. | team,  with  one  exception,  Billy  Per-1 ance.
looking all tilings over, the Rovers i guson  being  brought  In  on  the  half I ������
back  line  in  place of Lord.    This is j Arrest  Fight   Promoter,
bow the* teams will line up: San    Francisco,    Feb.    20.���Mickey
Rovers. | Hogan and Joe Rivers, boxers of only
Samphor. j local prominence, and James (Jriffin,
McNaughton.       Chrlstain.
Melklejohn.    Firuoe.    Perguson.
Carinduff.     Shawcross,     Mcl.eod
At the Theatres
have more at stake than their oppon
enU.    Kept out of the Vancouver and
District league by the trickery of David !.*ith, 11 Is up to the premier team
of the Royal City to make a showing
mi') thus demonstrate to the magnates
in   Vancouver  that  New  Westinkuster
lias a league of  its own, Ihe calibre
of  which  Is easily the equal  of any* !
tiling   in   the   Terminal   City.     Then | Klbln.
again,  having   won   the   Iroquois   cup j       Leigh
without having a goal scored against
them, Manager Grant's aggregation is
determined to go through with the rest
of the inter-clty schedule anil demonstrate amply ami fully that senior or
Pretty  Pantomine Will  Be  Staged at
Opera  House���Winnlfred  Faire
as  Prychema.
J.J.Jones. MANDIR. J. A.Rennik. SECY-TRES
T'.io composers of the Arabian
Nights that will be shown at the opera
house tonight unlike the ancient
Greeks, have not found the problem
of the one and the many beyond them
and    have    managed  to arrange  the
Agreements of Sale Purchased
at Reasonable Rates
and Terms
a fight  promoter, were arrested here | varied   and   diverse   elements   in   the I
tonight in a teat case charged    with | way ��f dances from many climes and
conducting a boxing match without a j Peri��ds  into  a  plausible  unity.    The
Caydzlen. I county   permit.    Gilbert  Gallant  and 1 setting   is   vaguely   oriental   and   the
i Willie  Robinson,  lightweights,  whom | unplumhed  depths of the  mysterious
Mack.        Thompson.
Millard.      Thorpe.      McLennan.
Miller.     Marshall.
Port  Coquitlam.
Reserve for Rovers, Jac. McAllister.
Johnston, i Griffin intended to stage did not   ap
"Now   for   the   Provincial   Championship"  Is the Feeling Out at
the Mills.
Victoria  Pull   Off  Some   Rough   Stuff
and Get Away with  It���Royals
Memcton, N, B., Peb. 20.���Four men
Were killed today when an engine and
snowplow went through a small brirfpe
at the* Scotch settlement, ten miles
north   of  here.
The dead:
PRANK HALL, superintendenl ot
the crew.
Thet dead men were on an engine
east are capable of yielding up many i
strange things.   A pretty love fantasy I
affords   the   vehicle  of   the  wordless '
drama  which  is  carried  on  in dumb
show, with the exception of solos by
the court  voca'.ists,  Edgar Velth  will
give one or two lyrics, and Miss May
Davis, whose flexible voix blanche was
heard in a graceful chanson in recent
performances will again be with the i
Chief interest centres, however, in
Psychema, Miss Winnifred Faire, the
renowned dancer and instructor ln the
art plastique, whose pupils and students show an admirable, grasp of
technique of the dance. Miss Merri-
man makes a most graceful anel charming princess, dancing wilh lissonmess
Order  Your Suit  at
640  Clarkson   St.
We guarantee satisfaction.
Collister   Black.
BOILERS   Riveted Steel Pipes
       BURN OIL     ���
"Now for the provincial champion��� Victoria, !*"< b. 20.���Nothing less l
ship," is the watchword handed out by I than disgraceful were the scenes at-1
the members cf the Fraser Mills hoc- tendant on the game here tonight
key club and then* are many fans Inl when the Senators defeated New j
tills city who have become firmly Westminster eight goals to three. The j
convinced Hint tin* provincial trophy ; Victoria team pulled off rough stuff j
stands a good chance of making a trip from the flrsF while"and got'away
Praaerwarda tola winter. The Circle w-ith it, but not so with New West-
P. victory over the#Beavers on Thurs- minster who finished the game with
day night was nut nf the flukey char- four men on the ice. At the close cf
acter. It wns one of those battles the game McDonald was assaulted
where the tan is kept on edge through- by a large crowd of fans, und players ;
out every period with the chances fa-' of both teams had to use iheir sticks
*. oriug neither team until the final I to protect him.
whistle. j     Ion and  Nighbor.  in charge of the j
Just  when  the  games against   Van-   game, made  a  farce of thi1  proceed- I
ciiuver will  In* played  is as ye;  to be   j,1K when in the last period McDonald |
announced, although New  Westanlns
t.*r has first choice against the chain
and  snowplow  sent  out    from    Hoc- | und   ease  and   showing  an  excellent
touche   to   clear   the  tracks   of    the  range  of emotional expression.    The j.
Moncton k Huctouche Railway to this divertissements in which   the   ballet]
city. ' abounds  are  very  well  done.    They i
 , __ j range from a so-calle-d Pyrrhic dance
to Sicilian peasant measures, dagger j
P.   O.   BOX   4��
dances and  the  gavotte Pavlowa, as |
the  wandering companies of dancers
are  b.ought  in  to cheer and  enliven
the king and his court, from tlm* to
Psychema Is a particularly fascinat-
MotitreaJ, Feb. ^U.���Sir Thomas
Shane;)] uessy and Senator David
Dandurand have  accepted invitations
as joint chairmen of the committee i lng exponent of tlance. and is a fol
having In charge the candidature of lower of the revived classical csoreo-
Major G. Stephens for the uiayoraltv I praphic art, rather-than the more model- Montreal at the approaching elec*|,,*n ioe-hallPt dancing. Her posturing
tion. i is   full   of   seductive   grace,   her   ges-
A mass meeting will ne held in the ; tunes  and   facial  expressions  compre-
Monument Nationals-al an early date* j pensive  and   illuminating,    anfi    her!
io give tiu? campaign an early start.    |*��gio:e movement is full  of a Joie de
Major Stephens will not    reach the : vfvre and delight  in her art.    In her j
was sent off  for  ten   minutes  for    a i city from Paris until Mart-b 6, next.     | Egyptian pas seals the curious grace;
trivial offence, followed by Oatman a |    Only Alderman llederic Martin and | 0f her sinuous serpentine movements '
SATURDAY. FEB. 21. Prices. 25c, 50c, 75c and $1.00.
plona of the Terminal City league.  In   minute later for the rest of the game. ; Major Stephens are in the running, as ;*,rP     striking.     The     inis-en-scene   in
tiiat city the Columbias have yet to:     The proceedings wound up with an ' far as the mayoralty is concerned.    |general has heen so well chosen and
pl.iv erne g.une eigainst Black Bros.i attack on Ken Mallen and fair minded
Should the Columbias take this it Will fans went home thoroughly disgusted
give them the title. Meanwhile the with the tactics of their own players.
handsome trophy, presented to the 'o- Line-up.
,il  league  by   the  president  of  the]    Westminster. Victoria.
Present Mayor Lavalee ��ays he will the coloring while properly subdued.
b** abroad
.md   will   not   be   a   candi-
Fraser Mills,  is  reposing at   Millstdi
one. particularly  from an  it and  M
point of view.
is varied and weTl blended through the
disposition of the figurantes and lesser actors whose grouping is well arranged, there being several pretty
tableaux in the course of Vie ballet.
Reb-elr.   Routed.
Haitien.  Hayti,  Feb.
20��� The
Nothing  New  In  It.
Goal Ottawa, Feb. 20.���Oeorge J. Desba-
in a position to be seen by eill friends ; Lehman       Lindsay ! rats, dl puty minister of naval affairs. I
and members of the Circle F club.      ' Point says that the cable from London stat-)
 ��� Rochon    Genge  ing that  word has been  received by I    Cape
R.   and   M,  Team   Wins. Covorpoiiit tie  Daily  Chronicle  from   Stefansson I rebel army was routed today after sev-
At the arena on  Thursday  evening  Johnson    I..  Patrick \ to the effect  that  pcor hopes are en- , eral encounters  with   the government
Reld   and   McDonald's   hockey   team "Rover tertalned for the safety of the Karluk,  forces and tell hack inside the city of
waded  Into  Merrithew  and   Ramsay'siTobin Poulin i but  that the crew would be all right.   Cape   Hamilton.    Tue  leaders  of  the
lead  pip.* cinches  to the tune of M. Centre I reveals nothing new.   Tin* department   revolt are planning to flee to Ouana-
The game is said to have been a good ��� Mane,,        dunderdale l received a similar work recently from   mintlie, 111)  miles to the  east.    Panic
Right Wing 'stefansson.   but   later   received   more   prevails and an American warship lias
McDonald    Smaill ! assuring  reports.     However,    nothing   landed   marines.    The consulates  are
Left Wing definite will  be known of the fate of  giving asylum  to refugees.    The city
Oatman       Kerr  the vessel until word is received somt   authorities have given  $4000 to sup-
Officials, time  next  month,  when       Collinson's ! ply   rations   to  the   revolutionary   sol-
Point, where most of Stefansson'a par-  diers In order to keep them from loot-,
ty a:-.* wintering, will  be received.      ine-.
Big Soccer
Golf Tournament.
Tacoma,  Feb.  20.    At  thu close of i
' the firsl  day's play today  tho 72-hole
i noli' tournament participated In by tin
; loading  professionals  of  ihe  Pacific
northwest, James M. Barnes, retiring
I professional  of  the  Tacoma Country
and Golf club. ��ns leading the field
Moody   Park   This   Afternoon,
cfi  at 2. 45 p.m..
Reserved  Seats 25 Cents.
with a score Of 161 for 36 holes. His
morning round was a "r, du.* in part
to ill luck iu his outward bound round
inn iii the afternoon th*.* heal profes-,
slonal struck his stride and played
perfect golf throughout the last is
Union House.
White Help.
We use Local produce only.   First Class Cafe.
Reasonable Rates.
Cor. Front and Begbie Sts.
A   Vitagraph   Feature   in
Two   Parts.
Two   phases   of   woman's
character, selfishness am.
sell-sacrifice.      A    woman
from whom you would ex
pect much is saved from
the error of lior way by a
woman w~ioss environments were contrary :j
lie:   nobleness.
The story of the first pair
of shoes, featuring Mary Fuller and Augustus Phillips.
'ome iii the afternoon and avoid the evening crowds.
SPECIAL FEATURE���Photoplay Masterpiece
Coming, Monday and Tuesday
The Third Degree
The interest centred on this great Charles Klein drama during
its whole season's run at the Hudson Theatre, N.V., and its subsequent triumphal tour of the entire United states was Indeed sufficient recommendation for its transfer to the films, it comes to you
with two years of International advertising back of it. With public
demand already created. Aside from this advantage the "Third Degree" will stand alone. Strictly on its merits as a motion picture It
tells an intensely dramatic story or the Inside workings of a metropolitan police department and holds its audience in eager suspense
from start to finish of its five unpaded reels. A l.ubln triumph in
photographic production and a house  packer  In  any   neighborhood
Box  Seats   .
Main   Floor
Grecian and Classic D.insuere With A rabian Nights, Opera  House Tonight.
20c     I    Reserved  Gallery    15c.
15c.     I     Unreserved  Gallery    10c.
Hox Seats reserved  in adv   ance. HAUL   SIX
SATURDAY,   FEBRUARY  21,  1914.
Classified Advertising
CLASSIFIED ADS WILL BE Received for The News at the following places: F. T. Hill's drug store,
628 Columbia street; A. Sprice,
Queenshorough. Lulu Island; Mrs.
E. Larden, Highland Park; Mrs. V.
Lewis, Alta Vista.
Co. piano in good condition; only
In use six months; cheap for cash.
Apply 25 Alice streei. city.    (29721
Explorations  Carried Out   in   Cassiar
and   Peace   River  Districts
of B. C.
��� ��.*������*�� ������������������������������
��� RATES. ��� |
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Classified���One cent per word    per j
dav;  4c per word per week;   15c perl
month; 5000 words, to be used as required within one year from date   of
contract., $25.00.
for sale cheap; first class running
order.    Apply  1.112 Dublin street.
Victoria.   Feb.    20.���The    progress
made  in   the  surveying of  the province during the past year has estab*
���������������������������������-��������� I Ushed a record, according to the re-
FOR SALE���1000 fir piles, up to 100 ; port of the surveyor-general, which is
feet  long.    Apply Thrift
White Rock,  B.C.
House wants one man in each locality to mail catalogues. Will pay $15
weekly. National Supply Co., Windsor, Ont. (2954)
ture in large or small quantities;
highest prices paid. Auction sales
conducted. H. J. Russell, King's
hotel block, Columbia street. Phone
881. <2882>
ture. or stocks in trade, in large or
small quantities, highest price paid.
Or Fred Davis will sell your goods
by public auction with guaranteed
results, or no commission charged.
See the expert on furniture before
vou give your goods away. Address
Fred Davis. 548 Columbia street.
New Westminster. (2898)
near Royal Ave. Apply J. M. McDonald, 201  Agness  St. (2973)
&    Best, ��� included in the annual report of the
(2960) | minister  of  lands, just  presented  to
the   legislature.
One  million  acres  of crown  lands
have   been   surveyed   by   the  government, and the greater part of the vast
area  has   been   subdivided   into   lots
varying from  40 to  160 acres in extent;   400  miles  of  district  boundaries have been run; explorations have
been carried out in Cassiar and the
Peace   River    districts,   and   a  commencement has been made on the delimitation of the eastern boundary of
the province in conjunction  with tli
FOR SALE���$1.00 DOWN. 11.00 PER   gove rnments of the Dominion and of I
week,    Canada's    Pride    Malleable. the province of Alberta.
Ranges; every one guaranteed, Mar-j     Seventy-five surveyors have been in |
erty through an ad. in this column.
sewing machine, only used three
months.   Apply 532 Eleventh street.
Phoebe Couzins. the tirst woman to
be admitted to the bar in this country
end once popular anil famous, is now.
lu ber old age. said to lie destitute.
Mine. Alice Descbamps. u well known
French sportswoman, celebrated Uer
eighty-fourth birthday by*tukiug part
in a lawn tennis, u golf and a croquet
match at Le Touquet
Mrs. Elizabeth Armstrong Reed, mother of the late novelist. Myrtle Keed,
bus for many years beeu considered au
authority on Persian and Hindu literature and holds the unique distinction
of being the only woman whose work
has been accepted by tbe Philosophical society of Great Britain.
Mrs. Amelia Fowler, under whose
direction tbe navy's battleflags and
trophies are being restored, took up
tbe study of scientific embroidery
when a girl as a pastime aud later
adopted it as a profession. Sbe began her work at Annapolis last year
aud ts assisted by several score ot
needlewomen. Mr Fowler is a resident of Boston.
ket square.
the employ of the government for varying periods during the year, ln the
matter of private surveys the outstanding feature of the year is the
quantity of timber lnnd3 surveyed.
It is probable that whim all returns
pairing business. Very low rent. Ap- | are ref,eiVed it will be found that 1
ply Uox 2965, News office.      (2965) 1500.001) acres of land held under spe-
������������������������������ I ciai   timber   license   have   been   sur-
EXI'ERIENCED   DRESSMAKER   DE- i veyed,   which   equals     the   combined
sires work by tho day.   Address 509
Queen's avenue, phone 445L. (2925)
sale properties of every sort should
register them at once in the new
1914 Clarkson Real Estate Directory
���unquestionably the greatest selling medium in Western Canada.
Write for full particulars today.
Clarkson, Dept. B-22, 901 Lindsay
building. Winnipeg. (2894)
where. No collection, no charge.
American-Vancouver Mercantile Ag
ency, 336 Hastings street west. Van
couver. (2886)
area surveyed in 1911 and 1912, and
amounts to practically 30 per cent,
of the timber land held under license
and unsurveyed at the beginning of
the year. On the other hand, the
area of land surveyed privately is
under 600,000 acres, or only about 50
per cent, of that surveyed in the preceding year, the shrinkage being due
to the decrease in the area of tin-
surveyed land held under application
to purchase.
Survey of Pre-Empted  Lands.
There is a decrease in the area of
FURNITURE. STORE STOCKS AND i pre-emptions surveyed privately which
lam. sales conducted. Furniture
bought for cash. P. B. Brown, 17
Begbie street, New Westminster.
is due to the activity of the government during the past year in the survey of lands held by pre-emptors. Approximately 89,000 acres were so surveyed, which makes a total area of
land held under pre-emption records
surveyed last year, 144,000 acres,
which is beyond question the greatest
Current Comment.
It's a wise currency bill tbat knows
its own father.���Columbia State.
Equal suffrage prevails In Mexico to
a large extent. Tbe women are not
permitted to vote, and tbe men are
afraid to.-Kansas City Journal.
In France there is ono snloon to ev-
ery eighty-two Inhabitants. Nearing
the point where every householder Is
b's own bartender.���New York American.
ln creating the puckerless persimmon the American I'omological society-
Is violating the juvenile privilege of
playing a time honored practical Joke
on Innocence.���New Vork World.
roomer; home comforts. Apply 514
Carnarvon. (2953)
Re the Northwest quarter of Section j ureil of pre-empted land every survey
14, Township 7, Ncw Westminster ' ec\ jn one year.
District. The area of land under application
A Certificate  of  Indefeasible Title ��� to purchase is only half that of last
to the above property  will be issued   year, on account of the fact that for
to James E. (luinel  on the 21st day I some years past land  has not been
of March, 1914, unless in  the mean-! open  to purchase over  a  large sec-
    time a valid objection thereto be made \ tion of the province, and shows con-
���--������������ ���..,��� ���nftM, I to me in writing by a person   or per-  clusively that the survey of land be-
KJK US,INt--il<   xuu hanii, auuaiB 1 sons  claiming   an   estate  or   interest'; ing taken by purchase is approaching
ply   204   Royal. (2974)
to rent try an ad. ln this column.
keeping rooms. $10 and $15 per
month at 224 Seventh street. (2883)
therein, or in any part thereof.
District Registrar of Titles,
Land Registry  Office,
New   Westminster,  B.C.,  February
16th, 1914.
I completion. The area of mineral
claims surveyed is well above the
Timber Surveys.
The increased area of timber surveyed is the outstanding feature of
the year, and it is estimated that tne
total area surveyed will prove to he
not  less  than   1,500,000  acres,  which
When going on a long Journey if
on our railway there will be no annoyance of transfer nor delay.
Toronto Express leaves at..7:50 a.m.
St, Paul train leaveB at 1:25 p. m.
Imperial I.imitpd leaves at 8:10 p.m.
For rate and reservations apply to
Or H. W. BRODIE, G. P. A., Vancouver
The person or persons having in
their custody or possession the following Title Deeds relating to the said I equals the combined area of the two
property are requested to deliver the previous years. The area of surveyed
same to the undersigned: ! coal licenses and leases in general is
1, Crown grant to Jason Samuel about the average. The area of land
Lewis, dated  the 16th June,  1893.       1 surveyed by the government is prac
2. Conveyance from Jason Samuel j tically double that of 1909, notwith-
Lewis to Linnie Jane Lewis, dated , standing the fact that the expend1*
the 6th July, 1901. I ture of this year represents survey of
J. C. GWY'NN, I laud in all parts of the province, in-
(2951) District Registrar, j eluding the most difficult and danger-
������������������.������������������������ j ous sections.
Flippant Flings.
Utilize your spare moments. One
can accomplish much In this way while
dummy ut bridge-Pittsburgh Post.
���What," nsks June Aildatns. "could
be sillier than 11 derby but?" Ofttimes.
Jane, the mau under IL���Philadelphia
Maybe people would have more faith
in the weather bureau It it wore long
white whiskers und stuoked a corncob pipe.���Exchange.
A New York farmer raised n turnip
tbat weighed eight pounds: otherwise
it is understood be is nil right good ta
his family, etc.���Toledo Wade.
The Cookbook.
Spring Suitings just arrived. See
them. Perfect fit and workmanship
guaranteed. Prices from $18.00 up.
701 Front Street.
L.R.A.M.. A.R.C.M.
Lessons in Pianoforte, Violin, Singing, Voice Production, Theory Uu
class or privately), Harmony, Counterpoint, Musical Form and History.
Pupils prepared for the examinations of the Associated Board of tbe
Royal Academy of MubIc and Royal
College of Music. Also Professional
Diplomas, Teacher or Performer.
For terms, etc., apply 51 Dufferln
Street.    Phone 411 R.
Tenders for supply of 27 suits of
clothing for firemen and 14 suits of
clothing for police will be received by
the undersigned up 10 Monday, the
2nd of March, at 5 p. m
With regard to the general work of
the office the report shows that 15,*
347 blue prints were made as against
4,500 made iu 1912, and 12,719 letters
were received, an increase of nearly
3,000 over the previous year.
The surveyor-general In his report
this year has revised  the  custom  of
Specifications may be seen at the  attaching reports of the surveyors em
City Clerk's office.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
City Hall, City Clerk.
February 19, 1914. (2964)
ployed by the government during the
year. These are published with practically no editing and form interesting reading, which many a modern
writer of adventure might  envy.
ai ill.* next meeting of thr Board of Licensing Commissioners ���ini'l. for a trans-
for of Mi,* Wholesale Liquor License from
'he premises situate on I...1 Nino (9i,
Block Twmuy-four (S4), In the City <>f
Now Westminster, to Lot Reven (7),
Hlork "Q," number 80S Columbia str.*et.
Dated, ::������<! February.  li.H.
Re Blocks 5, 17, 19, 20 and the north
half of Block 21, beings parts    of
Section 33, Block 1 north, Range 1
east    (otherwise    the     southwest
quarter of Section 5, Township 7),
New  Westminster District.
Whereas proof ot the loss of Certificate of Title Number 327F, issued
in the name of Charles A. Loomis has
been tiled in this office.
Notice is hereby given that I shall,
at the expiration of one month from
jthe date of the first publication here
!of, in a dally newspaper published tn
the City of New Westminster, issue a
duplicate of the said Certificate, unless in the meantime valid objection
in* made to ine in writing.
District Registrar of Titles.
I Land Hegistry Office,
New Westminster, B.C., January 28,
1914. (2867)
al til" next  meeting of tli"  Hoar,I of Li-
���censlng Commissioner apply for a iranH-
1.1 of tlio bottle license tor the Btilo of
liquor bv ri*:.ii! from th.* premises situate
on Lot Nine 19), Block Twenty-four (24)
m the City of New Westminster, to I/ot
Seven (7), Block ". J," number Mil. Columbia  street.
1 e")ioi LESLIE E.  HAINES.
Dated, 3rd February,  1:11-1.
To the Board of License Commissioners of Surrey, B.C.
Notice in hereby given that I intend
1.1 apply nt the next meeting of the
Board of License Commissioners for
the District of Surrey, lor a license to
i=cll liquors by retail on tin* premises
known as the St. Leonard hotel, situate on lots numbered from I 10 12.
S.W, corner Section 6, Township 7, in
the District of Surrey. B.C.
2845 Applicant.
Read The News
From Vancouver for Victoria.
10:00 a.rn Dally
2:00   p.m Dally
11:45   p.m Dally
From Vancouver for Seattle.
n*:00 a.m Daily
11:00 p.m Daily
Steamer leaves at 11:45 p.m. on
From   Vancouver  tor   Nanaimo.
"lOO   p.m Daily
Except  Sunday.
Nanaimo,  Union  Day  and  Comox.
9:00 a.m Wednesday and Friday
'ancouver,  Union  Bay,  Powell   River.
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.
'Too p.m Wednesday*.
7:00 11.111. Tuesdays and Fridays for
Victoria, calling at points in the
Oulf  Islands.
For Gulf Island Points.
ED.  QOULET.   Agnnt.  New  Westminster
tf   W. BRODIB. Q. P. A.. Vaucouver.
Sealed tenders addressed to the
undersigned at Ottawa, and endorsed
"Tender for Marine Depot, Songhees
Reserve, Victoria, B.C.," will be received until noon of the Twelfth day
of March, 1914, for the construction
of a creosoted pile wharf, with grading at new Marine Depot, Songhees
Reserve, Victoria; British Columbia.
Plans ard specifications of proposed
works and forms of contract may be
seen, and blank forms of tender may be
obtained at this Department, Ottawa;
at the Agency of this Department,
Victoria, B.C., and at the Post Offices
of  Vancouver and  New Westminster.
Each tender to be* made upon the
form of tender supplied and must, be
accompanied by an accepted cheque
on a chartered Canadian Bank equal
to ten per cent. (10 p.c.) of the whole
amount of the tender, payable to the
Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries, which cheque will be forfeited
should the successful tenderer decline
to enter into the contract prepared
by the Department or fall to complete
the work. Cheques accompanying unsuccessful tenders will be returned.
This Department does not bind Itself to accept the lowest or any
Newspapers copying this advertisement without authority will not be
paid for same.
Deputy Minister of Marine
and Fisheries.
Department of Marino and   Fisheries.
Ottawa, Canada, February 5, 1914.
���55081. "    (2938)
I ��� fT.v.". pj
Olrls' classes, Tuesday 7:30 p.m.;
Adult classes. Thursday, 10:30 a.m.;
Sewing  classes,  Thursday,   7:30   pm
Boarding and room .-ates reasonable
Meals served to ladles and gentlemen
Special dinner Fridays, 11:30 to 1:30
For particulars call phone 1324.
Add 11 teaspoonful of cold water to
the white of au egg to whip more
quickly. This Increases the quality us
The secret of flaky pie crust is the
use of hot water mot boilingl rather
than cold in mixing tbe dough. If this
suggestion is followed the crust will
always be flaky, tender nnd crisp.
The addition of u little sodu mixed
with a teaspoonful of com starch to
the cream before pouring it into the
tomato mixture will prevent curdling
In tbe makiiig Of creamed tomato soup
Short Stories.
The Sahara desert Is three times as
large as tbe Mediterranean sea.
A Russian is not of age until he is
twenty-six years old. Until thnt time
at least four fifths of bis earnings must
go to his pa rents.
Artillery officers of the United State*
army have succeeded In directing the
Are of coast defense guns from points
as fur distant as eight miles.
By mere waste, caused by coins rub
bing together, the civilised world loses
one and one-quarter tons of gold and
elgbty-eigbt tous of silver In a year.
Train and Track.
It Is expected that the Grand Trunk
Pacific railway will be finished by next
Tbe government of New South Wales
tins placed orders for eighty new loco
motives for tbe state railways
An acetylene flashlight has been In
vented for railroad crossing gates
which Is Ignited by 11 pilot light us s
gate Is lowered.
All woodwork employed In the con
striietloti ..f rolling stuck for Loudon's
underground railways Is rendered non
Inflammable to u chemical p 10. ess.
Facts From France.
Paris bus mure Mum 50,1100 retired
employees on Its municipal pension
I'nince Is considering a commission
to iiiuke a study uf lhe low birth rate
uf the country.
Veal retails at ,'i". cents a pound in
France, beef at 'it cents. miiMoii nnd
pork, '.'tl Canned meats are becoming
more popular,
T*. decrease the number (if accidents
n French city Is building 11 street with
separate roadway for each kind of
truffle - motoi, horse nnd foot.
Industrial Items.
Austrian suit mines employ 7.000
The petroleum Industry of the Unit
.*>' States has iiiort* I linn trebled In
rive years
Eighty [ter cent of eofton cloth in
the United Stales is made In six states
in New England and the south
In proportion to the number ot men
employed there are more fatal mi*. 1
dents In the metal mines of tin* Pulled
States than In the null mines, 'accord
Ing to government s!nti*-ii..��
P.O. Box '4 Dally News Bldg
of all kinds.
Prices right.   Satisfaction guaranteed
60 McKsnxle 8t
San Francisco, Feb. 20.���Military
circles at the Presidio are wrought
up over the disappearance of Mrs.
Lieutenant Oliver Stelllng McCleary,
a bride of four weeks, who has gone
back to her home in Chicago, pawning
the silver service given to the couple by officers of the Sixteenth infantry for fare. The lieutenant got
leave and came back from Chicago
with a bride, who was Miss Inez Le-
nore Klumphf, of that city. It soon
leaked out that the McCleary were not
living happily.
! command of the garrison here. The
retirement is laid to attacks on him in
the press and social circles for his or-
| der prohibiting; the wives of officers
; from wearing slit skirts at a ball to
I have been given recently.
The wives of th,.< officers rctalini-
! ed on the general by announcing that
i they would not go to the ball anyhow
I and it had to be abandoned. The wo'm-
j en said they would take orders from
j the Paris couturieres, but not from a
j Hungarian general.
Hungarian General Who Barred Them
Has to Retire.
Budapest, Feb. 20.���(Sen. Fekete has
has been relieved  voluntarily of the
His Soul or His Hands.
Calgary, Feb. 20.���"May your soul
burn in hell just, as this paper burns,"
was the oath administered to the
Chinese witnesses in a civil action tn
which tho litigants are Chinese, today.
The case was before Judge Carpenter,
who pronounced the oath under instructions from the official interpreter, adding as the fire approached the
witnesses' lingers "Look out or you
will burn your hands."
If not a policy in the NORTH   AMERICAN   LIFE   will   do  it.
SOLID AS  THE  CONTINENT. The policyholders'company.
WHITE, SHILES & CO. (Agents)
746 Columbia St.     312315 Westminster Trust Bldg.
Phone 85R. Phone 85L.
The Bank of Vancouver
Branches Throughout the Province of British Columbia.
Savings Department at all Branches Deposits of One Dollar and
upwards received and Interest at the highest current rate paid or
credited half yearly.
Drafts and Travellers' Cheques sold, payable In ail pans of the
CHA8. G. PENNOCK, General Manager.
New   Westminster   Branch: A. W. BLACK, Manager.
Pras. aad Oeal. Mgr. Vies* President. lao. a*4 Treat.
Rr, Cedar  and Spruce
Phones No. 7 and 177.
Alteration of Schedule on Interurban Line between
New Westminster and Vancouver via Burnaby Lake
On and after Monday, January 19, an alteration will be made in
the schedule of the "Burnaby Lake" Interurban line whereby the cars
will hereafter leave either terminus at "half past the hour" instead
of on the even hour as formerly. The new schedule wlll operate as
WEEK DAY SERVICE���FIrst car leaves New Westminster at
5*:30 a.m., with hourly service throughout day and last car at 11:30
p.m. To accommodate the "rush hour" traffic special cars leave New
Westminster at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., these specials leaving Vancouver
for the return trip one hour later.
SUNDAY SERVICE���First car leaves New Westminster at 8:30
a.m., with hourly service thereafter until 11:30 p.m.
Every Monday at 12 midnight
to Prince Rupert and Granby
Every Thursday at 12 midnight to Prince Rupert.
Every Saturday at 12 midnight to Victoria and Seattle.
Thursday, Feb. 19, at 12 midnight   for  Sldegate,    1,-ockport,
Jedway,   Ikeda,   etc.
Monday, Feb. 23, at 12 midnight
to Massett and Stewart.
Grand Trunk Pacific
Passenger trains leave Prince
Rupert, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. for Terr-rse,
Hazelton and Sinlthers. Mixed
service beyond to Rose Lake
Stage to Fort Fraser.
Daily passenger trains leave
Edmonton 10:4.1 p.m., arrive Mc*
Hride 1:55 p.m. Mixed trains
io I'rince George Mondays,
Wednesdays and  Fridays.
We represent all Trans-Atlantic Steamship lines.
Through tickets via any line to Chicago���Grand
Trunk beyond���Let us submit an Itinerary for your
W. E. Duperow, G.A.P.D.    H. G. Smith, C.P. * T.A.
S27 Granville  St., Vancouver. Phone Sey. 8134.
OurMnterlor Finish is manufactured from timber specially selected for Flat Grain. u.     ��� M    ���
We are also specializing In Fir Doors with Veneered Panels,
which are better in construction, more beautiful and no,more expensive than the old solid raised panel doors.
Get our prices before placing your orders.
Local Sales Department, Phone 890.
Phones 15 aad It. >��2 Columbia 8treet W.
Wholesale and retail dealers In the famous Comox steam and
furnace coal. A ton of this coal will, without doubt, boll more water
than any other coal on the market.
We also have a limited supply of Old Wellington (Ladysmith)
coal for stove and grate.
Wo carry a good stock of building material, Including Vancouver
brand of Portland Cement. This cement is being used by the Dominion and Provincial Governments and nil the large corporations
and contractors In the province. It is ground very fine and is very
uniform. Hard wall plaster, lime, sand, gravel, crushed rock, vitrified
sewer pipe, drain tile, common and pressed brick, fire clay and fire
brick. S    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1914.
In a very real sense every business is a
public service enterprise.   A man who sup-
plies commodities to a community, whether
that community is a neighborhood, a city, or
the whole country, prospers only in so far
as he subserves the interests of his patrons.
This sounds elementary, but an amazing-
nuifiber of men are ignoring this doctrine
in actual practice.
In the past few years the public has
been swinging to this view of not only
large enterprises, like railroads and public
utility corporations, but of smaller institutions. The merchant, large or small, who
does not sense the full meaning of this
changed viewpoint is doing himself serious
injustice and is "in" for many a harassing
That the more progressive business
men everywhere are becoming more fully
aware of their public service functions is
shown by such phrases as these which are
occurring in greater and greater numbers
in advertisements: "Our store is your
store." "We pay the clerks for your service." It is only by fully satisfying you that
they can satisfy us."
Many a business that is selling excellent
goods and observing all the conventional
rules of good merchandising is falling short
of its greatest success just because the directing intelligence fails to comprehend this
profoundly significant fact of business as a
public service. Regarding the public as a
body that exists for his convenience, the
manager keys his whole enterprise accordingly. Some day he wakes up to the sorrowful fact that for some reason or other he is
"out of tune."
A vivid understanding of his true position as a director of a Public Service Enterprise will enable anyone who is now groping
for the mysterious reason which will explain
his lack of complete success to clarify his
problem, will energize the business anew
and will raise unsatisfatcory service���and
perhaps goods��� that lose buyers into satisfactory service that keeps buyers and adds
to them still others.
Advertising that is reinforced by a
dynamic policy of public service is unassailable. It is practically competition proof,
given a measure of experience and judgment in direction.        .
The New Westminster News
Orders In Stocks, Bonds, Grain and Cotton executed for cash or
on margin in Montreal, New York and Chicago.
Direct private wire to Montreal and New  Vork.
Stock Brokers.
Telephone 817. 316-317 Westminster Trust Building.
Price   Falls Off  Five    Cents    When
Washington Supplies Arrive at
New Westminster Market.
'With the wholesale market loaded
with imported fresh eggs from across
the boundary and new laid eggs quoted US cents a dozen in Seattle, eggs
on the city market yesterday slumped five cents both wholesale and retail. At the close the wholesale price
was just 5 cents ahead of the Seattle
quotation and not on a very firm basis
at that. The principal reason for tho
slump is given as the heavy importations of foreign eggs, although the
mild winter has stimulated the production locally and has helped weaken
the price.
The decline in hen fruit is not unusual at this time, however, and although quotations may sink a little
lower ranchers have the assurance
that the market will strengthen again
as the season advances. Although
the demand was not very strong,
those who had eggs for sale yesterday managed to get rid of their supplies at not lower than quoted prices.
The poultry supplies were up to the
average yesterday and consistent buying maintained the prices ruling for
the previous week. Vegetables were
well represented and found ready purchasers at ruling quotations. There
was also a good showing of meat,
principaly pork and veal, all of which
found a ready market.
The auction sale brought good returns. A number of grade cows sold
at  prices  ranging from $45 to $65.
The list of the day's quotations follows:
Dressed chicken, retail    25c
Butter, per lb 35c to 40c
Eggs, per dozen, retail ....35c to 40c
Eggs,  wholesale    30c
���. Cabbage, per sack  75c
���'Turnips, per sack  60c. to 75c.
Carrots, per sack
Pturgeon, per lb 15c
Halibut, per lb 10c
Salmon, per lb 15c.
Ood, per lb   12 %c
^Herring, 4 lbs  25c
Retail Meats.
Beef, best rib roasts, per lb. 20c to 22c
Beef, loin, per lb 26c to 27c
Beef, round steaks, per lb,.. 20c to 25c
Boiling beef, per lb 12%c
Pork, per lb 20c
Mutton, per Ib 18c to 20c
Wholesale Meats.
Pork,     medium    lie
Pork,  large    Sc  to  9c
Veal, medium    19c
Veal, large   15c
Mutton   12c
Poultry, Wholesale.
Hens, small, per doz $6.50 to $7
Hens, large, per doz  $8 to $10
Chickens, per doz $5 to $7
Hens, live, per lb 17c to 18c
Chickeas, live, per Ib 20c to 23c
Ducks, per dozen  $10 to $12
Ducks, live, per lb 18c to 22c
Market   Opens   Quiet   and   Early  Advances Are Lost Before
New Vork. Keb. 20.���The market
opened quiet and in the man but little changed from last night's close.
During the entire session apathy prevailed and commission business was
reduced io the smallest proportions of
any day for some time past. What
movements there were, were made in
the specialties.
Sharp advances occurrc d in General
Electric, Westingbouse, Bethlehem
Steel, General Motor and Ice in the
early dealings, but in the two latter
advances were afterwards lost. Ice declined on the semi-official announcement that no dividend was contemplated at the present time. The Rock
Island stocks were weak from the
start, both making new levels. Central Leather declined on the publlsh-
.ng of the annual report, which reported considerable falling off in earnings.
Just before the close it was said that
application for the reorganization of
Wabash has been arrived at and it
was said an assessment would be
made of $20 per share on both common and preferred.
Sales,  159,000.
Ncw Haven directors took no formal aciion on the matter of 13. & M.
trusteeship yesterday.
Union Pacific opens again the shops
in North Platte on account of Improvement in business conditions in that
Minneapolis & St. Louis threatens
to stop carrying mails unless rendered extra compensation for increase in
parcel post system.
President Erb in London says more
roads are behind him in the threat.
Adjustment of the finances of the
Rock Island expected to be announced
Americans in  London heavy,  Vi  io
Montreal. Feb. 20.���The opening of j % off.
the  market  this  morning  was quiet j '
and steady, but as the day advanced ��� FINANCIAL.
buoyancy   wa3   noticeable  in   several! 	
stocks, amongst these being Bell Tel-1     Huerta     financial     agent     arrives
ephone,  Laurentide,  Montreal   Power j from   Krance   haviug obtained  a $5,-
After Eight Months Spent on the-
Staff at Stanley Bm racks He
Found Life Too Tame aud Went
to Learn Aviation���Has Now
Married Miss Mamie Babin and
Will Live In England.     ���
Kaid Beltou, tbe man wbo ma'e a.
Sultan, and won the title of "King-
Maker, ' has just done- -something
else which entitles him t<~ ulstinctlon
���be has married a charming Canadian girl, Miss Mamie Babin, of Ottawa. The wedding took place oa
Nov. 3, in Llveipool. Miss Babin ia
gifted witb a beautiful soprano voice,
and bad achiev ;*.' no little cucceLS as
a musician.
Kaid Helton was for eight months
last year attached to the staff of
Stanley Barrack;. Toronto, but found.
the life rather too tame, and went to
Chicago to lear*  aviation.
"Tbe kaid, or in other words tbe
commander-in-chief, for tbat ls the
English meaning of the title be gained in Morocco, is a sturdy English
officer who won his commission .a
South Africa for gallantry in the
field at the age of nineteen, was ap-
pc inted commander of tLe Sultan of
Morocco's army at 25,'ard waged
war against Abdul Aziz and put blm
to flight while still lit.le more than a
Tbe kaid is a Cumbrian who from
his earliest years 'ad an ambition
for a life of advsnture. He was only
seventeen when he became a trooper.
In th- Westmoreland and Cumbe.land
Yeomanry, but beforo long he was .
commanding officer and rose to tb*
rank of captain. It was the Boer
War which le-J him to join the yeomanry, and with it he saw active ser-
General Upward Tendency at Market
���Several Stocks Active, Including Bell Telephone.
and Toronto Railway. The latter was
the feature of today's market. This
stock opened at 142% and gradually
advanced with heavy trading to 144%,
a gain of 2 points over yesterday.
Bell Telephone opened at 157Vi. an
advance of 1  point, advanced to 159,
000,000 loan and completed arrangements for furl her loan of $25,000,000
by French bankers.
The final arguments in the rate
case will be heard March 17 and a
decision rendered by July 1.
but on some profit taking part of this I,  Evans.-The same backing and fill-
ortvonoo ,.o= i���.,. ..-.I .u��� o.~.i, -I-*.*.-.! ing  process continues in the market
advance was lost and the stock closed
at   157.    Montreal   power   opened   at
230, yesterday's closing price, but lat-
60c   to 75c. i er Profit taking had the effect of the
Potatoes, per sack, retail    $1.25
Potatoes, ton, wholesale. . .$18 to $20
Apples, per box  $1.25 to $1.50
Fish, Retail.
stock declining to 229, which was
about 1 point lower than yesterday,
l^aurentide held steady from 188
tl.SJi Va- closing at the latter figure, a
Flounders, per lb.' .".'...'.". 10c j *����>  of Mi  point.    Ames Holden  was
J very actively traded in and on the
day scored an advance of I'i points,
closing at 16, while the preferred held
steady at 66. Shawnigan lost 1 point.
selling at 141. while Quebec Railway
was linn  from  116%  to  116%.    The
and it looks as if It might continue
for some time. Underlying conditions
are such as to force higher prices in
the long run. When the market will
resume its advance, however, is hard
I to say. Considerable amount of pa-
i tience  will probably be required.
Randolph ��� Correspondent wires:
��� Interstate commerce commission will
1 soon begin inquiry into discrimination
between domestice import rates from
domestic points to interior destination. It is charged rates from points
of transhipment to interior points are
vice in South Africa. Six months,
after he had returned to England
trouble arose In Morocco. The information was scanty���just hat there-
was a revolt against the then reigning Sultan���but 1 was enough for
young Belton. Off he rushed without
a moment's delay ��o a shipping office
and booked to Tangier. Or.ce aboard
ship he began to think things out and
decided that his busine-s in life wns
to get into touch right away with the*
Moor who wanted to be the new Sultan and organize his army for him.
At Tangier his difficulties began. Tbe
re'gning Sultan, Abdul Aziz, had re
market had a strong*undertone at all   less than ,���tp? Uom same points to . "tired to Fez. but the pretender, Mulal
In view of the industrial development in
Greater Vancouver, actual and in prospect, and
to the fact that in the
past many manufacturing plants have been
lost to the community
owing to the exorbitant
prices demanded for
land, your careful attention is invited to the
The Coquitlam Terminal Company have for
sale to bona fide business concerns, manufacturing sites, all clear
and level, with trackage
and ample waterfront-
age at from twelve hundred and fifty dollars
per acre, also home sites
for employees at extremely low rates, with
excellent school facilities, city water, electric
light, etc. Address enquiries to
Granville Street,
t    Vancouver, B.C.
Limes and stocks were easily absorbed
wtih the demand good.
Montreal Star���The street invariably scents some dicker or deal to account for the strength in a given
stock. The appreciation in Bell Telephone naturally suggested that some
tangible reason should be forthcoming. Yesterday and today stock rose
sharply after slow but steady improvement ever since monetary conditions
commenced to improve. In that respect it is no different from other
high grade issues and the dividend
yields seems as yet sufficiently attractive to invite buying by monled
Christmas���I think it would be policy to fe=el for a reaction in securities that have shown the greatest appreciation. Any eet.bar.ks we may
have should be taken advantage of as
the trend is still toward high prices.
the same interior points on goods not
(Quotations furnished over tbe private   wire  of  Sutherland   &  Ardagb.)
The following are yesterday's quota-jli hmaii  hit on
, Hafid. was in southern Morocco.  Bel-
ton quickly discovered that he could
j not reach his otjectlve in the oruin-
| a:y way, because the life of no Christian   was   safe   in   the   interior,  and
there were no caravans to convy him.
Chafing  under  all   this   the  Kng-
a desperate remedy.
92 <4
(Quotations  furnished  over  private
wire of Sutherland & Ardagh.)
Ruling quotations on the  Montreal
stock market yesterday were:
Open. Close.
Bell Telephone   157       157
Brazil     88%     89
Canada Cement   30 30
Canadian  Pacific    214%    214%
Detroit  United     72 72*14
Dom. Iron and Steel Corp. 3894      39
Lake of    Woods Com...  134       134
Laurentide   187%   188%
Mackay Com  86%
Montreal Power    230
Nova Scotia Steel      78%
Ottawa Power  169
Penman Ltd   55%
R. tuid O. Nav. Co 109
Shawnigan    142
Steel Co. of Canada Com. 18
Spanish River   15%
Textile     85%
Toronto Railway    144e%
Twin City   106%
tions on New York stocks:
I Am. Can  31
| Amal. Copper   75%
, Am.  Car  Foundry   51%
' American Locomotive ...  35
^American Smelting      68%
.Anaconda      36%
j Atchison.  Com   98%
I Bait, and Ohio Com 92%
' ii. R. T   92%
j ('lies, and Ohio   64
[Chicago Great West   13%
j Canadian  Pacific    214li
Con. Gas   134%
Chino    41%
Erie   Com   30%
! Great Northern Pfd 129%
; Int.   Met.   Pfd   15%
Louisville and Nashvilla.136
j Mex.  Petroleum     68%
Mo. Pacific    26%
N.  Y. O. and  W   28%
[ N. Y. Central    90%
I Nor. and  West 104%
] Northern Pacific  116
i Pennsylvania  112%
: Reading Com 167%
i Rock  Island       6%
| St. Paul   103%
I Southern Pacific   98%
j Southern Railway  27
| Soo Com 135
Union  Pacific Com 162%
U. S. Steel Com  66
Would Bar Infected Spuds.
Everett. Wash.. Peb. 20���Resolutions asking the state to prohibit the
importation of potatoes Infected with
ta'ier moths from California and demanding that steps he taken to (|uar-
anelne diseased orchards were adopted
by the western Washington horticultural association in annual convention
here today. The convention selected
Bellingham for the 1915 mee.iiii; place.
Ipretenuing- that he was goiag to see
Close,   a   bull   light,  and  taking  the  wrong
;;i     | b at.   At Laraiche he bribed a Jew ! >
76    'dress him as a Moorish woman, and
61%   thus got through to the headquarters
35     'of the pretender.    Quite   coolly   the*
68U. 'Englishman announced that he wanted to see Hafid, and though sentries-
barred his way he eventually tamJ*.
himself in a squaee wher   (he neV
Sultan's troops were drawn up in the
presence of the Sultan and his court.
He told Hafid that he was willing to>
organize his army.   Four days later -
he was given tbe chance of showing
421,, iwhat  he  rould  do  with  the  troops,
30% land so well did he manage them that
129-ij. j he soon found himself with an arrnr
15*^8 Iof thiity thousand at his command.
137     |In   August,   1908,   Belton,   who   has
6$%'been described as a king-maker, de-
26% Ifeated Abdul Aziz and Hafid was pro-
28%   claimed  Sultan.     For  all  these  ser-
90% j vices Belton received no monetary re-
104% 'ward.    His   subsequent   history  Is:
116% Driven out of Morocco by the jealous-
112% .,es of the French; crossed to Canada
16"% iin the hope of leading the rebels in
gu  Nicaragua; joined   tbe   Sth   Princess
103'   ilouise  Dragoon  Guards  at  Ottawa;
8(1% spent some months as an officer at-
26% i'ached to the   Royal Canadian Dra-
135    ! goons at Stanley Barracks, Toronto;
162    | began   his  career  at  Chicago  as  an
ggi/ mviator, fell out of his machine and
I received all sorts   of   injuries;    met
I.Mme.    Babin,    a    French-Canadian
At his little house at Wavertree he-
raid to an Interviewer: "I've never
made any monej. It is about time I
started. I suppose I am settling
down in the paper and pulp trade.
sn-J we t.re building mills In Canada."
He thinks his last adventure beats
any he has had.
On their return from their honeymoon, they will reside at Bowttiorne
Hall, Garth Drive, Mossiey Hill,
Liverpool, England.
Eczema Only Skin Deep
A few skin troubles originate in thi
blood. But very few. Dr. Evans, ex
Commissioner of health, and a tamoui
writer on medical subjects, says:
"We shall begin to make headway
with skin diseases when we learn two
things: first, that skin disease doee
not come from Impure blood; second,
that so-called blood purifiers have no
such action-."
The skin can be cleared up, and the
almost Intolerable Itching and burning stopped, by local treatment, applied directly to the parts affected.
Make up your mind to start now,
and   give   yourself  a  smooth,   velvet I
Vou can do it with the aid of the
vcnderful D, D. D. Prescription, a
���ooling refreshing lotion���not a sarve
r grease. It soothes your tender
skin, opens the pores, drives out the
ild impurities and gives you a skin
ike a baby   smooth and clear.
We sell D. D. D. on a positive no-
pay guarantee.
You don't risk a cent. Don't suffer
another day. Call at our store today.
Ask also about D. D. D, Soap���best
for tender skin.
Frederic   T.      Hill,  Druggist. New
H    Knew.
"1 wish you'd put a new glass In
my right front lamp. A f j'Iow backed into me to-day."
'Sure thing. I'll fix It. The fellow
you ran Into was just here to have
bis tail lamp fixed."
Good Adrlee.
Keep your  fears  to yourself,  but
vour   courage   wltb   others
in New Westminster, B.C.
23 dwelling houses, all modem, In
fine locations, close in on good streets.
Also one store on Columbia St., and
two on Sixth St.
Apply to Cunningham Hardware
or to Jas. Cunningham.
(Continued from Hage Cr.c.i
Akx Young jir.sterday as being one
of the men who had thrown a stone.
The monotony of choosing a jury
for the trial was relieved somewhat
by several little incidents. The tedium cf jury duty ls evidently beginning to make itself felt on ihe members of the large panel summoned to
attend the special assize, or at least
on the few who are chosen to sit
and are nc* stood aside by the crown
or challenged by the defence. Several of these who have been "caught"
on two or three cases hand-running,
called the attention of the court to
lhe facts yesterday and were allowed
to stand down without being drafted
among ihe twelve good and true on
the Gowland case.
One member of the panel had the
distinction of being both stood aside
by the crown and challenged by the
defence and was the envy of his less
fortnuate companions. Another, who
has been consistently challenged by
the defence, did not wait for the challenge yesterday, but started for the
door us soon as his name was called.
Then, when the jury was almost complete, Court Registrar Cambridge slipped a cog and tried to give a juror
the oath of a witness instead of the
obligation lo "well and truly deliverance make between our sovereign
lord the king and the prisoner at
the bar."
Altogether,    yesterday's    case   presented   a   few .features  that   relieved
the  hum-drum  of  special  assize  pro-
���  feedings.
The prisoner, who, after his conviction, was, as usual, remanded for
sentence, was defended by Israel Rub-
inowitz, who for a second time this
week bame in for a compliment at
the hands of the presiding judge, the
honorable Justice Morrison.
His lordship had commented very
strongly on the appearance and conduct of four of the witnesses for the
defence, one of whom he described as
actually "profane," He intimated to
the jury that the testimony of these
witnesses was of little value, and in
doing so said. "Mr. Rubinowitz has
made the very best of the case as it ,
stands."  ��� ' , '.'���
Fortune for Thaw.
Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 20.���Unless proceedings to show that he is a lunatic
are instituted in the courts of Alle-
gheney county within sixty days, Harry K. Thaw will receive $160,780.17 income from the estate held in trust for
him by the Fidelity Title and Trust
company of Pittsburg. A decision to
this effect was handed down today by
a majority of the judges of the orphans' court of Allegheny county.
Commissioner Resigns.
Washington. Feb. 20.���Former Senator Turner of Spokane, resigned today as a member of the international
joint commission. He will be succeeded b)' former Governor Glenn of
North Carolina.
C. E. Union Convention.
Albany, Ore.. Feb. 20.���The 24th an
nual convention of the Oregon Chris
t.ian Endeavor union opened here tonight for a three days' session. Two
hundred delegates from all parts of
the state are present.
Ashore in Storm.
Norfolk. Va.. Feb. 20.���An unidenti-
iie.*d steamer was reported ashore tonight one mile north of Little island
life saving station. Life savers hardly
will be able to reach the vessel tonight, as thero is a severe storm
sweeping t'.ie coast and the waves are
unusually high  .
Greenland Youths Have a Rough Way
, of 8howing Their Love.
Tbe courtship and marriage customs
among the Greenlunders were in early
times simple and unceremonious. Wbes
a lovelorn youth made up his mind af
to tbe girl he wanted to adorn and be
useful in his but of Ice or snow ha
went to ber bouse and dragged bee
forcibly to bis own domain, where sbe
was expected to stay without any further marriage ceremony.
If an affluent bridegroom he would
perhaps soothe her lacerated feelings
by presenting ber With a new lamp or
some other article of household utility. '
No matter bow willing and even eager
tho brido was to marry a young man,
Eskimo etiquette demanded that she
should resist every attempt to drag her
to l)oe- new home, and sin* must weep
and wail bitterly ome she was there. |
Indeed, slie must continue to weep aud
wall for some days, run t i ber own
home, only t" be dragged back again.
It is said Hint this extremely simple
marriage ceremony is tbe euly one still
in use on the east roust of Green land,
nnd the laws governing divorce nre as
informal as tbe laws ol marriage.*-
London Telegraph,
(Continued from page one)
ies committee. .Mr. Monk was complimented on his work and the statements proved of the utmost importance.
The rum in  1913  exceeded that of
four years ago, stated  Mr.  Monk, although the sockeye pack would have
j been much larger had not the fishermen gone on strike when the run com
! meuced.    The catcli of spring salmon
I was  the  poorest  on   record   and  the
' fall fish were below average, but the
pack of sockeyes  made  up this defi
| ciency.    There were 684,596 cases of
sockeyes  packed  in  1913,  as against
567,203 in 11)09.
Japanese Question.
I.ast year, said Mr. Monk, when discussing the  Japanese  situation, over
$2,000,000 was paid out. in wages in
about five months by the canneries.
| with about another $500,000 by fresh
j fish dealers and cold storage companies.   Of the fishermen on the Fraser,
I two-thirds  are   Japanese,   and   there-
j fore of this huge sum two-thirds went
to  Asiatics.    Further,   the  Japanese
dominate the herring and cod  industries and every year also catch large
amounts of dog salmo?,  wnich  they
salt and send to Japan in their own
vessels.    Thus the province, with the
exception of a  small  license fee,  de
rived   no   bent fit   from   these   industries.   This Mi'. Monk deplored.
The American  Peril.
Mr. Monk also broached the subject
[of the treaty with the United States,
which  so  far  that   country   has  not
kept.    He pointed out that the Americans with traps secured three times
as many of the fish headed  for the
Fraser  than   British   Columbians   secured for themselves. He pointed out
the  need therefore, of the week-end
Lumber and Mills.
J. G. Robson stated that there were
at present 270 mills in the province,
with a daily capacity of 5,500,000 feet,
employing 16,500 men, including logging camps, and 100 shingle mills with
a daily capacity of ^.ueio.OOO shingles
and employing 5,500 men. These figures, however, are the maximum capacity of the province, but for the
year 1913 only about 50 per cent, was
in operation and in an ordinary year
only about 80 per cent, was in operation.
W. L. Darling read the re;:ort of
the legislation committee for Mr.
Motherwell, and the report of the
home-reunion committee, which showed that during the year four families
consisting of 19 members had been as-1
D. S. Curtis reported for markets
and general produce committee, W. R.
Gilley navigation, Mr. Butcher transportation, J. R. Duncan commerce and
industries, George Kennedy agriculture, Robb Sutherland municipal affairs, and H. Ryall, postal.
The following chairmen were elected to head the committees for 1914:
A. K. White, George Kennedy, M*
Monk, J. W. Cunningham, iv S. Curtis, W, H, Gilley. H. Ryall, \Y. F.
Butcher, Dr. Holmes. A. P. McDonald.
Robb Sutherland, L. M. Richardson,
George Small.
fed that this money will he advanced
from time to time as necessary. It
will be used to pay off and retire debentures of the corporation to thi-
vaiue of $335,000 maturing in 1917 ami
to enable the corporation to complete
lhe construction of terminal facilities
of.the port of Montreal for which the
plans have been npprved by the government and to construct such additional terminal facilities as are necessary  to  properly equip the port.
The stipulations in reference to the
Queb'M, loan for $2,000,000 are* practic-j
ally the same.
Arrested for Murder.
San Francisco. Keb. 20.���RosCoe
McConnell, 20 years old. an apprentice
at the naval training station on1 Yerba
Buena island in San Francisco hay.
was arrested today by Sheriff J. II.
Turner of Springfield, Mo., on a charge
of mm daring William Steel of Wilsou
Creek. Steel was found dead near
his home last May with a gunshot
wound in his heart. McConnel disclaimed any knowledge of the murder
but said at the time he had heard his
name mentioned in connection with
the case.
Pines Aggregate $2000.
Berlin, Feb. 20.���ln the police court
today 40 hotel men from all parts of
the county were fined in the aggregate $2000 for infractions of the liquor
license act.
Condition is Serious.
Ottawa, Feb. 20. ��� Private advices
from New Vork contain information
that the condition of Hon. William
Pugsky who is stopping at the Waldorf Astoria, is mucli more serious
than was generally believed.
May Fuild in Regina.
Regina, Feb. 20.���Martin Beck, the
president of the Orpheuim vaudeville
circuit, is considering entering into a
plan to build a theatre here costing
$100,000, local men to furnish part of
the capital.
Arrested in England.
Regiii.;,, Feb. 20.-Inspector New-
some of the Mounted Police, arrived
with Robert. Moss, wanted for forgery,
He \vas arrested by Scotland Yard de
tectives in England.
Committed for Trial.
Toronto, Feb. 20.���James K. Campbell, a broker, arrested some two
weeks ago on a charge of attempting
to obtain $2000 by fraud from John
Alden. was committed for trial this
morning. Campbell represented that
ue was the owner of thousands of
acres of land in British Columbia and
that he was the owner of a wonderful
patent. He wanted to sell stock to
Mr. Alden in the International Illuminating company.
is one of the chief reasons why young
people stay contentedly there instead
of seeking their amusements elsewhere.
Let us furnish the piano thin will
make your 1 ome attractive The
DOMINION PIANOS are here for your
419 Columbia St., New Westminster.
Wouldn't Say Good-bye.
San Diego, Cal., Feb. 20.���Mrs. F.
Kelty, the second wife of Frank Kelty
of Milwaukee, Wis., who according to
the police here, has confessed to wife
desertion and bigamy, will leave San
Diego tonight for her home in Prairie
du Chien, Wis. The girl refused to
say farewell to Kelty, who is held in
the city jail here pending the arrival
of a requisition from Milwaukee. Mrs.
Kelty says Bhe will resume her maiden
name after Kelty's conviction.
Too Late to Classify
between -nd and 3rd fits. Large ol eared
lot with fruit trees and ready for garden. Wlll sacrifice for few days and
to a responsible party will take note
and give deed to .same.
Ottawa, Feb 20 Hon. J. D, Hazen
has given notice of a couple of resolutions wihch will provide for large
loans to the harbor commissioners of
Montreal and Quebec lor the purpose
of carrying out. the harbor development plans of these two important, national ports- The suni of $15,000,000
will be provided In the case of Montreal and ,l;2,non,ooo for Quebec,
in regard to Montreal, it is stlpulat-
oughly modem new house In best residential district In lown, $4700. Easy
t'Tms or owner will take lot as part
in and a gcmi) home. Wlll give cash
and pood deeded property for same.
Noi,���Deeded property is paying io
p.r cent on Investment.
lias $800 rash and good deeded property
to exchange for same. Investigate at
erul amounts to loan at 8 and fl per
cent   on   first  mortgage.
allsts���Fire,   Life,   Accident   and   Sickness, Plate lilas.**.  Automobile and Employers'   Liability  Insurance wrltlvn at j
lowest   rutes.
Eastman and Co.
Phom    312.
e-iil    Westminster   Trust   Hnlldiiii:.
Fr����hly Made and Taken In Moderation It Helps the System.
The use of ten, as opposed tn Its
abuse or misuse. Is highly lieiicticlal
to tbe system There is no remedy
equ.-ii to it for n tired henilacln*. It
washes out the stomach nnd gives it
a fresh start for tbe next meal. A cup
of tea in the early morning will uflen
enable u better breakfast to be taken,
and one In tbe afternoon between 4
and ?> o'clock helps to complete the
digestion of tbe midday meul
Furthermore, it serves a good purpose  In   malting   the  bl I   circulate
more freely and in diluting the vessels
of the skin, thus assisting In the cllim
nation of  waste matter     In this  respect it is milch  l*eiier adapted  tlinii
cold  ilrl.ks  in   tint   weather,   partlcu*
,larly for those engaged lu netlve out-
I door  games,   such   us   tennis,   for   tt
j makes a more efficient thirst quencher
nud by flushing out tbe tissues helps
(o prevent the onset ot fatigue.    Have
It freshly made, lake It In moderation,
and It wlll never do any harm,   especially Is this the case with Cliiua lea.-
Frora "Nervous Breakdowns."
Buy It Because
It's a Better Car
Model T Touring   <J��/~i P* r\
Car, f. o. b. Ford,   <PP|^H I
Ontario V^-^vy
Get particulars from
Fraser Valley Motor ('ompany.
Cor. Carnarvon and Lorne Sts,
The New Westminster
Department   Store
A great number of shoppers lay their plans to do the bulk of their week's buying Saturday. Realizing this, we aim to make it profitable for our patrons to
visit the store on this day. In the Furniture and Housefurnishing Sections this
week are many real bargains. Your inspection and a comparison of our prices
with others will convince you.
Everyday Needs Specially
Priced in the Staple Section
Fine   English   Longcioth;    thirty-six   inches   wide.
vaT.1"^ 12?CaM)      15C
Madapolam's Longcioth; made from specially selected
cotton; perfectly pure.   Special per
r        :12Jc,15c,17ic
English Cambric; of fine, even weave; 42 inches
wide. Specially adapted for ladles' and children's
uiietervve.i;.    Special AA.
per yard CMC
This line in sheer Nainsook is very special value at
the price.    Per 101 A
yard      Ivjv
Victoria Lawn; 38 inches wide. 191a
Special, per yard      I C 2 C
A fine collection of latest shades of new cotton
Crepes; self colors and fancy stripes. These crepes
are well known for their hard wearing qualities and
they are fast colors; 28 inches wide. ORft
Special, per yard   COG
Bleached. Cotton Bed Sheets; made from heavy-
grade of English Sheeting;  70 inches     Get   Cft
wide.    Price, per pair 91 ��UU
Grecian Bedspreads; 72x90; a quality you may depend on for good service. *�������� 4   Cft
Special, each  91 iwU
Bargains ln Pillow Cases; made from pure English
cotton; 42 inches wide; value 35c a pair ORft
Special, per pair     hWW
White .Mercerized Vestings; in a fnc assortment of
neat designs; very moderately priced; 21 Inches
wide.   Special per Oft A
yard CMC
A new shipment of navy blue prints; in dot anil
figured designs;  fast dye. 4 j?_
Per yard         I OC
Pine and heavy grades of White Flannelettes; also
heavy weave In striper! flannelettes in        4 A, 1 sa.
various colors.    Special  pei   yard       I C 2fC
Heavy Grade Knglisli Cotton Sheeting, 70 in/, wide.
A grade that will give every satisfaction 07 1 A
will and wear well. Special, per yard... Cl |U
Glass Towe!s; hemmed ready for use; size 19x27;
regular $1.65 a dozen.    Per dozen fl��4   AA
Colored Turkish Towelling; 17 inches wide; heavy
quality.   Special, per 4 C��%
yard      I UC
A snap in Table Damask: neat floral design; 52 in.
wide.    Special per OQa
yarrl   OmfC
A wide range of Fancy Checked Giulianis, In choice
selection of colors.    Special. 101-A
per yard    I C z C
Low Prices on all Lines
of Dressers
Quarter Cut Oak  Dresser;   with  four drawers    aud
bevel plate mirror; a rare bargain; reg- %T4 A   Cft
ular $22.50 value.    Sale Price    91 1.UU
regular $23,50.   Sale price
regular $23. 50. Sale Price  	
Golden Oak finished Dresser;
regular $10.50. Sale Price 	
Golden Oak  Finished  Dresser;   Prln*    #4 1   A A
cess style; reg. $16.50 value Sale Price 911 ���UU
Four drawer Dresser; In white enamel;  20x24 bevel
plate mirror; regular $14.25. ���11   Cft
Sale Price    9 I   I .OM
Five-drawer Chiffonier   to   match,   with   12x29   mirror;   regular $14.00.    Sale ��14   Cft
Price    91   I.UU
Neat Dressing Table to match;  regular    ��C  ftft
$6.50.    Sale Price  9U.UU
Imported   lientwood   Bedroom    Chairs;    ���*<   7K
regular  $2.75.     Sale   Price 9 I ��� ��� O
Hardwood Nurse Rockers fj�� 4    ftft
Bedroom Chairs; mahogany or golden   finish;   cane
reat; regular $2.25.   Sale -fl��4   AC
Price* 9 I .CO
Three Specials for Saturday in
ths Gents' Furnishings Dept.
Prices on Kitchenware that
Will Save You Money
10-quart Kej-tinnned Dishpuns; OK A
regular 40c for  bVW
14-quart Re-tinned Covered Kneading       ***4   ftft
Pans;  reg. $1.25 for  91 "UU
17-quart lie-tinned Covered  Kneading       *fl��4   OK
Pans: reg. $1.50 for      91 nCO
21-quart Re-tinned Covered Kneading       *�����<   Kft
Pans; regular $1.75, for    91 ��UU
Tin  Collanders;   regular 40c. OCm\
for  COC
Covered Tin Pails; each at OK A
10c, 15c and  COC
Jin Dippers; regular 10c. Ka
Each for       WW
Tin Gravy Strainers; regular 10c. Ka
Each for      UC
Wire Toasters; regular 15c 4 A_
for  lUC
Wire Toasters; regular 20c 4 C��*���**.
for  IOC
Wire Toasters; regular 25c Oft***
for  CMC
Half-round tin Vegetable Graters; regular 4 fiat
15c for  I UC
Ten-inch Pie Plates; regular 10c 1 Ka
TWO for  I SC
Dover Egg Heaters; regular 15c 4 A_
for    1UC
Ralston Clothes Line Pulleys; per Cft ���
pair  OUC
Polished Steel Fry Pans:  each at OKa
10c, 15c, 20c and  COC
Seamless Roast Pans; KftA
each  wUC
-Metal Match Holders; regular 25c each 4 1*.
for  IOC
Wood Spoons; all sizes; 1 ftA
each  I UC
Wood Potato Mashers; 4 A_
each ���  I UC
4-quart covered convex Kettles; ^ft.A
regular 60c for  ���? UC
6-quart  Potato Pots . with spout; "7Ka
regular $1.00  for    I UC
h-quart Berlin Saucepans; 7Ka
regular $1.00 for  I UC
2-quart double Rice Hollers; 7Ka
regular 90c for  I UC
2 1-2 quart Lipped Saucepans; Oft A
value 30c for  CMC
11-Inch Oblong Pic Dishes; regular 1 Ka
25c for  I UC
Bargains in Black Dress Goods
All guaranteed pure wool and fast colors. They are
in various makes, amongst them serges, whipcords,
broadcloths, basket cloth, Bedford cords, etc., a splendid selection. No piece has In It more than two dre��s
or suit lengths, so for a good selection come early.
The values are up to $2.50 per yard; widths from
50 to 58 Inches.    Vour choice today for 7Ka
per yard    I UC
The season's leader is black and white.   We have received a quantity, and offer today three sizes   of
check, all 50 inches wide material. Special     Cft ft
value per yard at   wUC
Tapestry Carpet
If you have any room in the house requiring a n"w
carpet now is your chance to have it done. We have
over 3000 yards of good quality Tapestry carpets and
fifty patterns to choose from. All the latest designs
and colorings. Hy taking advantage of this offer
you can secure an excellent carpel at a very small
outlay; regular 90c value.   Special,
yanl  . ^^^|^^^^^|^^^^^|^|
Visit IheElectricalDept. 2nd Floor
U rvi;,     Ma.      I Hi"
"Currie's English Coats are well known on account,
of their being what they are guaranteed tn be���impenetrable.    We offer a coat  of this  muke, of fine
material and medium weight, usually
sold for $12.50 or more for	
The Men's Fine Gloves We Are Selling for 75c
The Pair 7
They arc not "75c Gloves" by any means, but worth
from $1.25 to $2.00 a pair.   New stock and well rnado
in  kid, cape,  mocha, suede and  chamois;  some are
uu lined  and others are silk lined.    We have every
size,  from 7  1-4  to 9 1*2.    Your choice
at per pair	
Made of a good strong twilled  shirting;   black  and
navy, with white stripe;  worth 75c; all sizes In this
line;  and some in  Chamliray and Galatea,    Worth to 90c.   Vour choice  	
Now is the time to be thinking of spring cleaning,
and we are going to help you. For a limited period
only  we are offering our  regular
$65,011 Vacuum Cleaner for	
And the $.'15.00 size
tor .. fli^^HH^^^H^^^HH
Do away with that dusty broom and use a Vacuum
('leaner. You will be surprised al the result
Special Values on Main Floor
Merchandise for Saturday
Splendid selection of Ladies' (Leather Handbags; a
good variety of shapes and styles; in goat, seal, calf
add other skin leathers; strong mounts and clasps
The prices are rl��h1 rang* G4   AA       CO  A A
lug from each      91 *MM TO 9U.UU
We also carry a choice selection of German Silver
Mesh haps and purses; any shape and style you may
desire; all are moderately priced to suit all classes;
95c to $20.00
PRi:E 25c
ANY  15c
ANY  15c


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