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 Volume 9. ,.<\mber 136.
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NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 13, 1914.
Price Five Cents.
OHM IS UNEASY
GERMAN ARMY
MOVING NORTH
War Prices   1100,000 MEN
German Cruiser Leipzig Is At
San Francisco���Belgians
Fight Fiercely
Brussels, Aug. 12.- Via Paris, 5:55
p.m. Tne (ierman army has moved
north :'i l.iege and is advancing into
the heart of eBlgium. It is difficult
to determine its objective. There is
a stretch of eav
fo;*i.> along the w
lied  arm  .
A new army corps is investing l.iege.
The French cavalry is actively en
gaged in sharp figlitmg. olltli th"
Germans and allied jriiies are 'eel
ing   tueir  way.
In Effect
Take Advantage of Present Conditions.
HAVE VOLUNTEERED
A Flood of Applications for
Active Service Has Been
Received.
Expect Battle
In Few Days
Immense Bodies of Troops
Facing Each Other on
Belgian Soil.
BELGIANS DEFEAT
DRAGOON REGIMENT
Brussels, Aug. 12.-- Via London,
110:4U p.m. A regiment of dragoons
jcimin;; from the direction of l.iege,
[and -..iio attempted to surprise the
Eelglam at Ineffe In the province of
I I.I. ge,   were   driven   off.   leaving   153
Montreal, Aug. 12.- -War prices are I 	
now going Into effect as regards food. | Those Selected Will Be Notified Within Few Days���Western Canada
Toronto, Aug. 12.-The Ottawa correspondent of the|d^,S^^effk^e���W.rd.or moo,
ion from the bank of Hasselt, capital
Toronto News says:
"If the Rainbow i.s safe off Vancouver, Ottawa is
not aware of the fact. The naval authorities at the capital are today without any direct news from the Rainbow
and are frankly worried over the safety of the Canadian
cruiser with its crew of 450 men, 100 of whom are naval
volunteers from Vancouver and Victoria.
"The Rainbow was reported safe last night, but apparently it was another vessel. It is felt that if the Rainbow were near Vancouver it would communicate direct
with the naval authorities for further orders.   Frantic
the province of I.tmburg.
ORDERS ARE ISSUED
TO PURCHASE HORSES
Ottawa, Aug. 12.���Notices have been
leceived by the artillery and army
service corps officers that they are
to proceed with the buying of horses
to he taken to the war.
As a result it is expected that there
will noi be such a scarcity of drivers,
a.,  many  have refused  to enlist  until
mm . . . i tii"v Here certain thev would he able
efforts are being made today to get into touch with thej m depose of their horses.
""lie artillery officers  have also re-
."il    notices    from  Col.  Nelll,  re-
A survey of local conditions indicates
that ln a majority of cases prices
bave been raised without due cause,
Meats formed tiie feature of the market this morning as far as the upward trend went, and practically all
lines of meats jumped three cents a
pound.
lu many lines of foodstuffs retail
prices are steadily soaring, without regard to the price charged by the
wholesalers. Dealers arc fixing their
prices according to ihe pockets of
their customers.
Shows Up Strong.
Ottawa. Aug. 12.���.From any oue   of
London, Aug. 12.���All Information
obtainable here points to the expectation of a great land battle on the Belgian-German frontier within a few
days.
On the extreme south the French
have been obliged to evacuate Mul-
liausea, which they bad occupied without great opposition, but the French
declare that It was not in their plan to
May Attempt
Raid on Britain
Rainbow by wireless and so far without avail.
"It is feared that the Rainbow has been sunk by thelm. -...: .:fi<r. t,, buy horse, in ,.
German cruisers Leipzig and Nurnberg, which are known
to be in the Pacific.   The last heard of the Rainbow she
was off San Francisco and reported to be clearing for
action."
RUSSIAN PRIEST
WOULD LEAD TROOPS
GERMAN CRUISER LEIPZIG SEEKS
SAN FRANCISCO FOR COAL SUFnT|B~*3�� *.a����S��|
San Francisco, Aug. 12.���The German cruiser Leipzig is steaming into this port for coal.
St. Petersburg, via London, Aug. 12.
��� Aplicatlon for the restoration of his
commission in the Russian army has
been   made  by   Father  Bulatovitch,  a
who is
on Mt
Allies, in  the  peninsula ot  Salonika.
Father Bulatovitch purposes remaining  in  religious orders and.  in  iinlta
Hardly Expected Germany
Will Try to Make Permanent Landing.
London, Aug. 19.��� Archibald Hurd,
ine naval expert, writing for the
Daily Telegraph, says:
"Whatever change has occurred in
Hit last few days In the naval situation certainly does not weaken the arguments as to the impossibility of an
invasion of Great Britain.
three of the nine military divisions of  defend  the city.    They   have   moved
Canada, enough men have enrolled for
active service to form the required
aggregate of 21.000 men tor the Canadian army division which is to be
sent abroad on active service. One
of these three Is Winnipeg and one
Is Toronto. This was the announcement mad*- hy CoLouel Hughes, minister or militia, tonight, from advices received from the commanding
officers all over Canada who have
been busy for the past few days enrolling volunteers.
100,000 Volunteers.
It is estimated that at least 10D.000
men have handed iu their names, although tho definite ligures will not be
available for two or three days yet.
pending the return of all the enlistment rolls to headquarters here. The
pay of the 20.000 men who will be
mobilized at Quebec next week starts
tomorrow at $1 per day.
Commanding officers are instructed
to at once select the number of imn
allotted to their units.   For rural regi-
back to a higher position, it is declared. The French claim that their
cavalry, both here and further north
have been able to more than hold
'their own with the Germans. It la
stated that the Austrian corps whict
penetrated Switzerland has succeeded in entering Alsace.
Oreat Importance is attached to th��
British press bureau's announcement
that "German troops are reported tc
be entrenching along the line of the
river Alsne." This means that tb.
German  invasion  of 40    miles    into
(Continued on Page Six)
Protect Atlantic
Trade Routes
(Continued on Page Five.)
Paris.  Aug.  13.���The official   state
ment wus Issued tonight:    "A wound
An invasion across the North Seal"1 French cavalryman at Miserers de
aiust be preceded by a battle tn  the   clares he saw    a    wounded    Cerman
North    Sea    and   a  German   victory. I cavalryman   shoot   wounded   French.)
British and French Cruisers
Will Clear Ocean of Hostile Ships.
London.   Aug.    12.-7:07 p.m.���The
San Francisco, Aug. 12.���From reports received early
SERVIANS ARE
ENTERING BOSNIA
London.   Aug    1_.    7:30   p.m     The
tonight it was learned that the German cruiser Leipzig is
bound into the harbor of San Francisco for the purpose
of coaling. However, at a late hour, marine lookouts had
tailed to sight the war vessel, spoken 36 miles from port
yesterday. Owing to a dense fog off the heads, the loot|SS!5^?K^��SSiJW
outs do not expect to sight the Leipzig until about to
enter the Golden Gate, but it is thought she will arrive
about midnight and will lie at anchor in the stream until
morning, when the German consul general will formally
ask the collector of the port for the coal desired.
_.....   ..    victory., ��� ,
Only a sailor can appreciate the great   He  says  he  heard  five or  six shots I admiralty has sent out cruisers which
obstacles in the way ot such an ad-land saved himself by feigning death. I will ply the Atlantic to protect trade
ii.,..  of crusadfne" monks at t____.~tf_____l��enture' carried out in the face of a   The Germans are wearing    uniforms   routeg    Th    French government also
Ol?the tK inn���_Zi in the WU, ��S  "f rt��f' ��*"* forcf'    V���*? % ����" fr��m ^^^ kiUed l" batUe" Uf* ���"�� out  warship ��.Xh tor
14th   centuries,   will   head   his   troops  ?"*", >B, handicapping  his   Beet   with ' German cruisers known  to be in the
in his uniform, covered with his cowl.   la[,f """"hers of  transports crowded       st.   Petersburg.   Aug.   12.- via   I>on-   Atlantic.
with  soldiers. | aoll.   Aug.   18.-2:80  p.m.���It   is    an-      "The enemy's ships," savs the offi-
nounced officially that German   aero-   cial admiralty report, "will be hunted
"If small and of light draught, the
transports could approach fairly close
to the point of disembarkation but
such small vessels can carry only a
few men.    Should large transports be
planes   have   been carrying  out    ex-I continually, and  although some  time
tensive manoeuverings along the Rus-1 may elapse before they are run down.
sian  border
age.
but have done  no dam-
to    do
Liege Forts Still Hold Out.
Paris, Aug. 12.-11:55 p.m.���It is stated that the forts
around Liege are still holding out against the Germans
and the troops which defended the city have been reinforced to the west and resumed the offensive. It is said
that the Belgians have blown up bridges and railroads in
the rear of the German forces, cutting off their supplies.
vian and Montenegrin invasion of
Boen|a from l'levlje, northwest of No.
vtbaxar, has begun in three columns-
General Putnik. chief of the Servian
general staft. being 111, General Jan-
kovitch, of the Servian army, has taken
supreme command.
iContinued on  Pase Three1.
May Change
Form of Gift
CANADIAN SOLDIERS     I Hospital Ship Fund May Be
CLOTHED IN KHAKI!    Used as Admiralty Con-
Brussels, Aug. 13.-3:40 p.m.���The first battle in the
open country is reported in the following official communication:
"After having passed the night (Tuesday) in the positions they had reached after their rout yesterday, the
Germans this morning advanced in force towards a point
in our positions which they thought was not held. Our
staff, however, was alert and informed by cavalry reconnaissances, was able to give the necessary orders with
the result that the enemy found their advance checked.
An engagement took place in which our troops were successful. Ten thousand men took part in the fight. This
was the first action of our troops in open country and
their conduct is a good augury for the future. Apart
from this the situation, to all appearances, has undergone
no change.
"As regards our allies, the plan adopted before hand
is being worked out exactly according to program."
Ottawa, Aug, 12.���The members of
Canadas' overseas force will be
Clothed in khaki of a thicker quality
than that worn by the South African
contingents, and will be well prepared
iu the matter of clothing for a winter
campaign in Belgium, France or Germany. The entire force will be armed with the latest pattern of Ross
rifles, mark three, and the factory at
Quebec will be in a position to arm a
second division with the same arms
If another division  is sent.
siders Best.
Lancers Are
they   will   be   kept  too  busy
much mischief.
"A number of fast merchant vessels
fitted  and  armed  at British arsenals
are patrolling the routes and    keeping them clear of German commerce
_a _.   ���^ u   \ raUlam.    With evety day that passes
rOrCfid   KftP-W 1 British control ot trade route*, espe-
" mw-m:*mW!*m   "���*���**���* J dally those of the Atlantic,    become
_________ \ stronger,    ln the North    sea,    where
i the Germans have scattered mines ln-
r_-rman<-   F.YniWintr   Attark dlscrimlnately and where   the   most
Germans E-xpecung AiiacK|formldabl)? operallon, of the nava,
war  are  proceeding,    the    admiralty
can give no reassurances."
Erect Defences in Streets
of Liege.
Toronto.     Aug.
committee   of   the
12.���The  Canadian
Women's   Hospital
Brussels. Aug. 12 (via London)���
The German cavalry, which on Monday and Tuesday spread itself out
over a front extending from St. Trong
French Losses
Are Denied
Ship fund states that the offer of the   to llannut, at  ihe same time sending
ship has heen accepted by tlie British   detachments In the direction of Tier-
WILL PRESERVE
OWN IDENTITY
Ottawa. Aug. 12,- It is altogether
probably that the 00th infantry regiment, Winnipeg, like the 48th Highlanders and Queen's Own of Toronto,
will preserve its identity In the overseas force. Thirty officers and about
!if)0 men of the regiment have volunteered and if they are all. or nearly
all, accepted. Winnipeg's oldest Intimity unit may go into hattie practically intact for the firm time since
they earned the title of "The Little
UlarU Devils" in the light at Batoche,
during the rebellion of 1886,
GERMANS CREMATE
BODIES OF SOLDIERS
admiralty but that if the British ad
miralty should prefer to change the
form of the gift, the original resolution provides that If the ship is not
required during the present war the
money contributed shall he used for
naval and military hospital purposes
tinder the direction of the British admiralty, by trustees appointed by the
central committee.
Four Germans
Heavily Armed
Engagements   on    Franco-
German Frontier Simply
Skirmishes.
I'aris. Aug.  12.���The    French
Bombardment Near Nancy.
Paris, Aug. 12.-11:45 p.m.���The bombardment by
the Germans of Pont-a-Mousson. in the department of
Murtheet Moselle, about 20 miles north of Nancy, commenced yesterday morning.   About 100 shells of large gere. ��^^a-"3^'&
calibre fell in the town, killing and wounding a number
of inhabitants and demolishing buildings.
London, Any. 12, A despatch to
the Standard from Maastricht describes the wholesale cremation of
bodies of German soldiers killed at
Liege, as  told  by  fugitives    arriving
Arrested as Spies in Ontario
and  Will Be Closely
Guarded.
lemont, Hougerde and Jodergne. have
fallen back except at one point, where
they are keeping in contact with the
Belgians. ���
A light of Importance occurred to-
day near Tierlemont. where 10(Ki Ger-
man cavalry, with quick tiring guns
mounted on  horses,  attacked   a  regi- ���
ment of Belgian lancers. The latter ! ister of war explains that the en-
retired owing to inferiority numeric- ! gagements on the France-German
ally. frontier are  no  more    than    outpost
The  Belgians lost  two officers an..!   skirmishes.
.1   number    i [    men    In     killed    and ;     "The best denial that can be given
wounded. i to   the   report   tiiat   the   Krench   lost
The Germans are erecting fortifies-' 20,000 men at Altkirch." says the min-
tions iu the Btreets of Liege with a ; Istry, "is that the total effective.
view of resisting a possible Belgian j French troops did not reach that
attack on their right flank. j number.''
Belgian aviators made flights to- It is further explained that the ad-
da-, as fl .- as the German frontier, vance of the French infantry on Muel-
Bi ,.;ia:i peasants accuse the Germans ihausen was to cut the centre of Ger-
ol glv ng no quarter. , man communication and it added thai
Baron Von Zulende Ivyelt was shot I this was successfully carried out.
by a sentry today while riding in an j   The communication concludes: "We
lutomoblle   along   the   Namur-Llege I are placing In upper    Alsace _ eon-
road slderable number of troops."
mans collected their dead in heaps
of SO. Funeral services were held
and military salutes tired over each
heap, which was then burned. The
officers explained to the men that this,
was necessary to prevent the bodies
becoming a menace to the living.
Many other bodies were thrown into
the Meuse lo float seaward.
Belgians Rout Germans.
London, Aug. 13.-1:40 a.m.���The  Exchange Telegraph's Brussels correspondent, wiring yesterday says:
"The Belgians have routed the Germans in a fierce
encounter between the Belgian left wing and massed Ger-; MILITIA COSTS
man cavalry, infantry and artillery.   The Belgians dis-1 TWENTY-TWO MILLION
played wonderful control under the fierce fire and their
victory has aroused the liveliest enthusiasm along the
whole'line of the allied troops."
Gananoque, Ont.. Aug. 12. While at
the railway office inquiring ns to the
time ot the departure of trains for
Ottawa, four Germans, only one . of
whom apparently could speak Knglish
were arrested today, on suspicion of
being spies. They said they were
from Clayton, N.Y. and came across
the river iu a small boat, using pieces
of boards for paddles.
When arrested they had two modern
rifles, two revolvers, and one shot
gun, besides a quantity of ammunition and a box of antiseptic cotton.
In the bottom of the box there was a
quantity of fuse. They had a supply
of drugs, among which were poisons,
They also had cooking utensile and
oilier camp supplies.    Private  papers
That no important engagement lias
occurred between the French and Germans is indicated by an official announcement issued by the French war
department thai up to Wednesday
afternoon there had been no encounters between the respective forces except those of outposts.
Later, however. Paris reported that
the bombardment by the Germans of
the important town of Pont-a-Mous-
son. in the department of Meurthe-et-
This town
French Lose to the Germans.
London, Aug. 18.-12:55 a.m.���The German troops
near Hulhausen have captured ten French officers, 500
men. four guns, ten wagons and many rifles.
According to the report German territory has been
cleared of French. It is also stated that at La Garde the
German troops made more than 1000 prisoners.
Ottawa, Aug. 12.- Canada will expend $22,000,000 on its first contingent
of 22,260 men in aid of the motherland. This is the estimate of the department of mllltlu and includes everything. Kach man will cost $1000 per
year.
Wages and salaries of privates, officers, engineers, etc.. will reach $30,-
000 a day. Then the pay of the troops
alone for a single year will reach
$10,450,000.
It is expected that when parliament
meets next Tuesday the finance minister will ask  for a war budget vole or'the Q
, from 50 to I'i millions, |on t'.
thev carried indicated thev came from I Moselle, had commenced.
Philadelphia.    Thev  would  give  little Ms twenty miles trom  Nancy  and six-
information  regarding  themselves.       teen miles southwest of Mete,   lt was
  ' the birthplace of Marguerite of Anjou,
Berne. Switzerland, via I'aris. Aug. i wile of Henry VI of Kngland.
12.���The dowager empress Maria; An important development in the
Frederova of Russia has arrived here ! situation is the preparations which
seriously 111, and It is said will under-1 the Austrian ambassador is making
go an operation. The dowager em- j for his immediate .'eparture from
press, who is the sister of Queen London. A London despatch says war
Mother  Alexandra,  was on  August  3  between Great Britain and Austria is
slopped  in   Berlin on  her way  to St. I to be declared.	
Petersburg. Eventually she was per- ; The German army is advancing into ��� vian invasion of Bosnia has begun ununited to proceed to Stockholm. She ; the heart of Belgium. The forces ' der the Servian General Jankovitch.
has decided to remain in Switzerland which have been investing Liege have who was commander of the Servian
during the war. moved to the north and a new    army : arm*,*, corps at Prisrend in the Balkan
   | corps has taken their place.    Brussels . war.
London.  .V*'".  1",    . a.m.    A  Berlin   reports that  the  French and    British l-'*- Prince George of Servia is reported
despatch to the Dally Telegraph say- allied   forces   are   concentrated   afl to have been wounded while watching
vatious  Important points In Belgium|the  Austrian  bombardroenl  ol    Bel-
and are prepared to clu el. the German  grade.
advance. From Berlin, German successes are announced at Muelhausen
and Uigarde, with the taking cf many
French prisoners, and the clearing of
German territory of the Krench.
Fighting continues around Tlrle-
mont and other Belgian towns a.ui
struggle for the possession of the
Liege forts has recommenced.
The British war office information
bureau says the majority of the _t>
German army corps have been located
and that the mass of the German
troops ig concentrated between Liege
and Luxemburg.
In their endeavor to keep the
steamship routes clear on the Atlantic
the British admiralty and the French
government have sent out cruisers
and armed merchant vessels lo search
for German cruisers.
The Russians are mining Vladivostok harbor.
I'he combined Montenegrin and Ser-
rinaii staft admits heavj  losses
Russian frontier. PACE EIGHT
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1914.
CHILLIWACK HAS
[VERY MAN HERE
Splendid Showing Made By
Companies   From   the
Vedder Mountains.
104th  Regiment Encamped at Queens
Park  and  Will   Be   Drilled  for
Next  Few Days.
Another happening In connection
With local military movements took
place last night In the city hall when
the entire membership of the New
Westminster Civilian Rifle a-sociatlon
voted unanimously to merge wilh the
lf>4th regiment and report for duty
immediately. There was very little
<ll-Ciission on the matter. All the
members present were, firmly agreed
that the regiment needed their ser-
Vioei at this time when orders are
hourly expected for a call to do patrol
duty or even more serious work.
Last night members of the 104th
regiment were sleeping out at Queens
park. The huge pleasure ground
throughout the da> resembled an armed camp, bodies of troops moving to
and fro. bugles sounding, auto trucks
passing back and forth laden with
supplies, while detachments stood on
guard at every entrance to the park.
Every Man From Chilliwack.
Yesterday morning the two companies "rom Chilliwack arrived by special
M ('. E. It. train and presented a fine
appearance as they marched through
tii. city to join their comrade.,- at the
armories, One hunderd and twenty
men, the full peace Btrength for two
companies answered the call to mobilize and Major Coote, in command. !
had  every  reason  to  be  proud  when |
LATE WAR BULLETINS
ENGLAND.
l-ondon. Aug. 11. -A despatch from
Paris to the Exchange Telegraph
company says the official announcement was made today that engagements had taken place betwe. n Ger-|
man and Krench troops at l-ongwy
JtUtt inside the French border at a I
place where Belgium, Luxemburg and
German   Lorraine  meet
Loni'on. Aug. 11. A Central New.
despatch from Vienna by way of Amsterdam says the Austrian troop,
have occupied Mirchow. in Itussian
Poland, ten miles within the border,
after defeating a body of Cossack I
whose losses are given as tOOO killed
and wounded, while those of the Austrian.^ are said to be 140 wounded.
FRANCE.
Paris, via London, 9 p.m. According to latest advices, the Germans
made a i'' lermiiied attempt to take
the posthitis occupied by the Krench
outside of lliilhausen, but failed. The
Germans did not re-cut* r tlie town.
Paris. Air.-. 11. -Merlin newspapers
are printing stories lo the effect that
Paris is in a stale of anarchy, Prance
is having a hard tune mobilizing her
troops: Russia faces a crisis because
of the open re\olt of Poland, and .la
pan is slriins with Germany by throwing her troops in Siberia, according
to a number of Swiss people who arrived  today  from  Berne.
I'aris.  via   London.  Aug.  II. Lieut.
Boron Maivchall Von Beiberni-.:. in,
son of Huron Von Heibernstein. who
was formerly German ambassador to
Constanlnople, was killed in a fight
near Genavile, in the Krench department of M. urtlie et Moselle, on Aug
list   5
CANADA.
he   reported   that   every   man  on  the
rolls had reported for duty.
th<   boys  from  the  Veddar
terminus   are   farm   hands
difficulty   was  encountered
Moosejaw, Sask., Aug. 11,   The Oa-
Many oflnadian  Pacific railway police arrested
mountain !aM Austrian whom thev found hidden
hut   tittle I under the c. p. it. bridge across the
in   round- ! Moosejaw  river,  where  th.   main  line
in.
wit
Wi
them up by auto and wagon, and enters the yards. He was able to
thin three hours of the time the call! 6-ve a good account of himself and
, sent out every man was in his j was let off. .ho lolly ol men o his
Dositionat the new Chilliwack armory nationality hanging around railway
with full marching and field equip- bridges during the night was pointed
ment. This showing made from a out to the defendant by the Justice.
town   of   less   than   2000   inhabitants rTT,,    , .,      .
Klves greater claim to the chilliwack      Regina, Aug. 11.   All ot the Japan-
companies  being  the  crack  units  ot  6M residents in Regina are eager to
the -regiment. IJ0in '��   h? A*tm��li��l l'" _*JS "m" ���
Detrained  *n  Quick  Time. 11'"'1' a��*' have applied  tor enlistment |
The horse of Major Coote was in the 95th regiment. "We want to
brought down In the baggage car and: fight for the British. A number of
unloaded   is   less   than   two     minutes
time so that five minutes had not
���elapsed before the two companies in
charge of Captains Hornby and Carle-
ton respectively, were on the move.
As announced in The News of yesterday the horse show building and
1he machinery hall have been placed
at the disposal of the militia authorities, the latter building I.-ing used as
a  mess hall.
Yesterday it was announced that
Lieut. \V. G. Swan had been appointed signal officer, while Captain T. B.
Caskey, at present in Calgary on Militia busiiK-S, had been raised to the
tank of musketry officer. Lieut. Hornby takes Captain Caskey's position In
command of a company.
Members Will Be Drilled.
Drilling will be undertaken during
the next few days or at least until
word is received from Ottawa to go
patrol duty or dismiss for the time
beins.
 B	
us have known active service in the
Russo-Japanese war.'* said tluir spokesman. They are to meet Lieut Col
Embury today, hut it is Improbable
that they will be allowed to join as
yet as no orders respecting thi enlistment of all  -s have been received.
Ottawa, Aug. 11.���Col. Sam Hughes,
minister of militia, stated  tonight  he
had received enough offers from Am- ,
eriean citizens in various parts of the I
United   States  to compose  four  regl-
ments to go to the front.   This is In
addition   to   the   offer   received   from |
Los Angeles, where there are liOO Brit- I
ishers ready to fight.
LAST SAD RITES HEID
AT CHILDHOOD'S HOME
Rer-ains   of   Mrs.   Woodrow   Wilson
Laid to  Rest at Rome, Ga ���
Flowers  Are  Profuse.
Re
"me, Ga., Aug. il. Mrs. Wood-
ri _ Wilson, wife of the nation's president, was buried here today at Myrtle Hill cemetery. Rain fill 111 torrents while Ihe casket was being low-
en d into the grave, which ls beside
Mn grave of Mrs. Wilson's father and
mother, almost within sii_.Lt of the
house in which she lived as a girl.
Tonight the president was speeding
eastward on his return to Washing-
ion.
Although     thousands    of    visitors
cam<   to Rome today to do honor to
the  memory  oi   Mrs.   Wilson, a  Sab
liutli   like  quiet  prevailed.     A  special
fore ��� of police,  augmented by  mem- i
hers of the Georgia   National Guard.1
found little io do beyond turning traffic from the street through which the
procession  moved,.
Services  al   the   grave   were   brief
and of impressive simplicity.
Shaken W'th Grief.
The president stood with head bowed,   so  the  final   rites  were   perform
���ed.   As he stood there with his daughter,   Mr.   Wilson   made   no  effort   to
control his grief    As the hushed voice
���oi   the  preacher  read   the  burial  service, the president's form was visably
Shaken   by  emotion,   and    the    tears
streamed down his cheeks.    After the
final benediction  was pronounced the
president slowly  returnee
riage.
After  the  casket   was  lowered
the grave filled, neaps of flowers
tribute of the nation
over the  tomb.
Quebec. Aug. 11,���News Of the pre-
j sence in thr> lower gulf of a strange
I vessel caused  the  federal  authorities
yesterday to order all ships that were
Ion   their   way   down   to   stop.     Some
were held at Quebec, some at Father
i Point, but today the order was can-
' cellec'. the nationality of the BUppos-
j edly   hostile  ship  having  been  estab
llsbed lt was found to tie a British
I cruiser. This morning all the vessels
I that  were held resumed their voyage.
|     Ottawa,   Aug,   11.    The  picked   bat-
| talion  whicli Hamilton Gait, of    Mon-
| treal, has offered to assemble, equip
I and  send  to  the  seat of  war. at. his
I own  expense,   will   be   known  as   the
Princess Patricia Light Infantry.    All
imn   of   the   battalion   will   either   he
South   African  veterans, or  men   who
have had active service with the  imperial forces.    Among the officers and
men   will   be   several   who  have   won
the D.S.O.  and  the  D.C.  medal,  while
Lieut. Col. K. I). Farquhar, i>. s. o���
will have command.
MUSTERS AUGUST HOUSE FURNISHING SALE IN FULL SWING
More Good Carpet Values for this Sale More Good Furniture Values for this Sale
Carefully Compare These Prices With Others. Library Tables;   in solid quarter cut oak;   in golden, finned or early
Tapestry Rugs. Knglish   finish:
Size t.-f.xfl feet:  regular $7.50 CC   CQ Oval   Shaped   Library   Table;    neatly   finished   in   golden   or   tinned;
Sale   Price    ii'SJaii with  drawer and  shelf;   tegular  $<..(.('. &*_*  g_n
Size 7-��x!) feet: regular $S 75. CC y E Sale   Price    ^ I .WW
Sale   Price    2_eJ"_�������� Library  Table;   top  Is  _4   by  :!H;   solid  quarter cut  oak;   has  locked
Size 9x9 feeti  regular $10.60, mmLf   9R drawer  and   shelves   at  each   side   for  hooks  or   magazines;   in   anv
Sale   Price    ii"5i finish; regular 113.50. Cl 1   OC
Size 9x10-6 feet;  regular $1_.50. $8 50 SalP   |,pi''''    *      I -fcw
Sale   Price    ^f IPiVW Ladles'    Seerctarit..;     in   golden,     fumed    or   mahogany;   have drop
Size !>\1_ teet;  regular $1C 00. $11   ^50 fronts,   locked   drawers   and   are   neatly   fitted   up   inside;   alt  are
Sale   Price      __'  I ������*" splendid values:
Size Ki-Cxll' feet;  regular $17.50, C19  Kft Regular $18.50. Cl E fifi
Sale   Price    *lti��V Sale   Price    9 ��� 3.UU
Regular   $15.00 CIO   Cfi
Tapestry Carpet. Sale   Price 9 I fa > 3U
Regular 75e a Yard.    Sale Price 50c. Regular $13.75. Cl 1   *7E
/i  splendid  wearing quality, suitable for halls, stairs and  bedrooms; Sale   Price    91  I elO
21 inches wide.    Sale Price, Eflf* Sulkies;   strongly   mad",   heavy   rubber-tired   wheels. CO fifi
per yard    5JUU Special    -PC.UU
,,,_,..    , Go-Cart;   semi collapsible _*_*   _\_��
Inlaid  Linoleum. Sneclal ��bd.__.3
The finest quality Of Scotch and nllaid Linoleum; well seasoned; regu- Unitary" Gowh.' strap   sides/ with   mattress   complete.   CO TE
lar $1.00 and $1.26 per square yard. Qgc a)    ��     59-75
Sale Price, per square yard  OWU t,raBS B(,d;  Hati|)  .[nWy  4fi HJ/(, _ .  -   -_
Special    911 mCm?
News from the Electrical Dept. Ea.rib wit "atlr KS omp tP $7.75
Deck or Camp Chairs. (4   CA
This   week   will   be    your    last to you not to be always paying Sperial 9 I ��OU
opportunity   this     summer     to "**.'      repairs.      Itemember    the Camp Cots. CO  OR
procure    a    highly    dependable only" $2.95 Special     *wC.CO
Kleetric  Iron,    guaranteed    ten __      em ITI n    , in   ���
years,    for    only     $2.95.     The It   would    pay  you  to call  and Mpfl f_ SlllTimPI' Illt___*t"l__r_��Jir flt RpfllirPfl P_PlfM
fact    Of   this    iron    being guar- inspect     our    Chandelier     dis- 1TICn S tfUUHUCr UHUCrWCdl *l IXCUUCCU I TltCS
anteed   [or BUCh a  long.period play on the Second Floor.    Spe- 65c   Balbriggan   Underwear,  40c   Garment,
onlj   goes   to   show    what   faith cal prices tor this month     Tins MeI...   flnfi       a���     Balbr^gan   Underwear;   long   sleeves     and     angle
the   manufacture���  have  in   the also  app.es  to     1 able     Lamps ,      Ul   llrawerH;   well   finished   with   satin   lacings;   sizes   .;���!   to   46;
quality    of    their    goods,    and and Shades.    Prices were never raaular 60c and 86c    Wednesday _���_"_
think what a saving this means so low. regular ooo ana nee.   weanesaaj Afle
garment  WW
n         rj!       I     ���            j p        ��.              i   C    I     Tl   * 50c  Summer  Underwear,  Half  Price.
DUy BlanketS anQ LOffllOrierS di  dale I riCeS {Ab-'* n,>(' nainsook Underwear, short sleeves and knee length;  also
limited quantity Of balbriggan shirts; all to clear Wednesday,   ��E_��
Warm  White Blankets  in  full double  bed  size. til.-SU;   pink or  blue at a garment _C9C
borders;   regular   price   !(i5.J0. CA   OC
Sale   Price,  pair    9"*_��70 35c B��y8' Drawers, 20c Pair.
Gocxl strong Gray Blankets, single bed  size;   reg. $2.96;    CO  A C Hoys' Halbriggan I'nderwear. drawers only, sizes 20 to 32;        Ofi#��
Sale   price,  pair    ��P_��a40 Wednesday, to clear at, pair  CUC
Graj    Army   Bankets;   size   64x82,   fine   sott   Canadian   wool;   one  of _      ,   _.
our best in blanket values:   regular $6.60.                              ��*>_*  ���*__. BoV   Wo01  Jer����ys-
Sale   I'riee    pair                                                                                  ��Di3   fafO Unys' fine wool  ribbed Jerseys;   in  colors navy, gray, brown and red.
i>own Comforters' in all' colors,' pink.' l-lin-  green'or "red';' strong sat Buttoned collars: sizes 18 to 30.       QC|%    tl   fin    (1   ��C
ecu  covers;   full size:   regulai   $5.75. ��^1   Qf- priced at, each  W*#U J *9 I .UUj n? I .t_m9
Sale  Price, each    94.90 Boys'  Cashmere  jerseys.
Cotton  tilled Comforters;  60x72;  any  color;  all strong, well  made ki,,,. cashmere Jerseys for boys with buttoned military collar   naw
and  thickly  filled.    Regular $1.60.                                          �� _���    * m oniy; sizes 24 to 32, at                                       4*4   ��%C    ffl   CA
Sale Price  91-10 each    91 .tOj 91 -OU
Special Values in        Tan and Brown Wash Dress Suit Special at
Towels Wednesday      Goods $5.00
Extra strong crash towelling of As well as being   staple    shades   these     colors    are    one   ot     the Suit Case, made of fibre   extra
Irish   manufacture;     IK     inches
wide in plain cream, cream with most   favored   for  early  fall   wear,  and  you  can  choose  from  a  good "eoP   style;   large     leather  cor-
red   border     and     brown     and , , , , ��.__ _. _ ners;   swine handle-   ninth  iin,..i
cream;  IS inches   wide; just the number     today     that   usually   sell   as   high   as  $1.25, ��Cr '        "'" "'"ul    '   ' lo,h  lln,lt
towelling for kitchen use;   reg- for, per yard   WWW with   pocket   i���     laid;     inside
ular   values   15c, 4 O 1 _n straps.       Datent      steel     frame
Wednesday, yard .... 1 fitC All wool cloth. 44 to 54 inches wide. /'     pdl nt'    ���,*H    lr'"m-
which    makes   a   ease  of   more
Glass  Towelling,  9c. ,il;ln   ,)!dinary   strength:     sizes
cileck. i?wiu"hnegs wMe.and g[j!     Tartan S.lliSy Special Price, 45c :',ix:"; ",ch,'s "-ednesday. *~
Wednesday,   yard    ^U '      r * of the Cf>n_l
All   Linen    Tea    Towelling, 25c Tllis sl'k came in  seven different  plaids and  is a  silk  that  will  clve Btyles     ��i����#��WM
Yard- excellent wear.    Green, blue  grounds  are chief feature,  and  all  in-at
K;he24VyincqhUeasUtwy,de?aalMin: ^signs;   suitable  for  Waists,   Dresses or trimming; ^ W     fc Q     J     |J      .
en;    splendid     drying     quality; All   at.   per  vard     TWW w��vn��   i/v-ji.
^r?arday' 25c Thursday
Natural   Pongee   at   Special   Prices.
Ready   for   Use   Glass   Towels. ('"'am     Barred     Crepe      Thia
$1.35 Dozen. v"' '"'' ���"'*  *'Ith   !t   tew   ('n'ls l)f ,h1, u8eru' riilk ln ,h" beat grades         comes  in   a   rufweave    design,
.Made     from      strong     weave and offer today 36-lnch wide fine mauve silk, regular             KKf��          looks   dainty   for    waists   and
checked glass   Towelling;    size to 95c, for  WWW dresses;   34 inches _Tf.
Hix?,_;   hemmed   readv  for  use. ,                                       SlUC
Wednesday,                CIOK wide; per yard                WWW
aozen  * ' "��Q SHOP IN NEW WESTMINSTER vvhlte  Ve8tlng8 ,��� gpot gtrIpe
(���los/^av/TiX-l'l'  and _,- _���_*_. ��"d   fanCy  effeCt8;   ��"*���""���   f'"'
white    Turkish     Toweling,     1. jf Jf A*^7^_*W' * '""   lai1'"''''1 Pflr
Path  Towels.  50c   Pair. m\_S _W   1    ,   ^S    MfVrVf^'  k\m^\_\w A   K"f"' washing
A   mixed     lot   of     colored   and ^L ^ .  ,       #        ^*^ prints In light and dark shades:
white Turkish Bath Towels; ex- ^T^ ^ Mmtfm/tfCi fast   colors.     31    inches     wide-
tra  heavy  quality,    good    size. -^_�����__^���-       m��� per yard 4 41
;y,rda 50C AND SHOP AT McALLISTERS. at.. 1Z2C
Ottawa, Aug. 11. The city of Ottawa will Bend to the motherland a
machine gun battery nf four guns,
mounted on rapid motor trucks and
equipped  with  fiteel  shields.    It   will
r, quire thirty men to operate and will
cost. $100,000. Major McVeiy wrote
to Col. Sam Hughes asking what form
of aid would be most acceptable and
tin- minister suggested the machine
gun  buttery.    A   special   mc tin-   of
j the <ii> council will In- called lo rati-
! fy the gift,
I Moutreul, Anu. 11. A citizen this
afternoon became incensed a' the display of a picture of the German emperor in a shop or. St. Lawrence Boulevard. He entered the shop and
smashed the picture while a crowd
ot people gathered about the door
and  applauded  the  act
FRENCH AIRMEN
IN DEAIH PACT
Fifteen    Have   Sworn   to   Give   Thci
Liv.s   to   Wreck   German's
Big   Dirigibles.
I shall leave no wife, My feats
I all for tlie glory of France. All
'experiments 1iave an ultimate end.
! Some day I intend to wreck every
i Zeppelin Germany ever had.'
I "I was told how- some of the best
] known aviators of France, known the
' world ovei" for their daredevil work.
j have made a solemn prom   e to give
their  lives should  tiie occasion  arise.
jiii   wrecking   dirigibles   Of  the   enemy.
Terrible  War Engine.
"The Zeppelin  dirigible |g the most
'destructive    engine     of     warfare   the
world hi!.--- ever known. Some of them
'can carry twenty-seven tons of nitroglycerine.     That    would   blow   up   an
are I thinly   clad   men   and   women   among
myjthe   cheering     multitudes    the     news
and
Kill!
above  all,   rang   "Ood   Save   the
to his car-
and
____________    the
were piled high
Aug.
cruisi
11.
Reports
ind    two
���  --,eu  off  the
New     England
There     names
The    English
off    Nantucket
The    posi-
wiii-sliips was not
Newport,     Kl
lhat   a     Hritish
French   warships   we
coast   of     Southern
were   received   here,
could   not   be  learned
vessel   was     sighted
lightship, south    shoals,
tion  nl   the  French 	
given
Boston,    Aug     11.���Arriving    here
from Bremen today. Captain .lachens,
|)f   the   steamer   Knplin,   said   he   was
lursiied bj  foul  Iiritish cruisers when
pproarliing American waters. The
JCoplIn was driven toward  Boston un-
er  forced   draught   and   escaped   bis
ilirsners.
FALL   OF   KAISER
IS   FORECAST   IN
OLD   HOROSCOPE
, or I miss my guess.'
I'aris, Aug. 11. ���A Paris
newspaper, in an article headed "The Kaiser's Evil Destiny,"
cites passages from Emperor
William's horoscope, ils drawn
by l.arnlier, published in "The
Echo of tlie Marvellous," for
1911.
On the emperor's birth, Jan
1, l..l��. there was a conjunction of Saturn and Mars in
Taurus, denoting the loss 01
property, the ruin of the house
oi llohenzollern, and the destruction of the (Ierman Empire
In  1911 or In 1914.
The presence of Jupiter presages Emperor William as the
last Cerman emperor of the
llohenzollerns. Arcs, in the
horoscope, means violence The
final passage is most striking
"If there is war In 1.' 11 In-
tween France and German) the
former will be victorious"
LAST SONG ALWAYS
"600 SAVE IHE KING"
Chicago, Aug. U The fate of Roland Garros, who made a deliberate
sacrifice of his life to destroy a Cerman army dirigible and send Its crew
lo death, confirms the most terrifying
suspicions Germany ever has dared
to entertain concerning the organization and purpose of the aerial corps of
the French army.
This is the assertion of Captain  II.
B. Wild, veteran aviator, who lives in
Chicago.     He   knew  Garros   well.
Bound by Odd Oath.
"By   Garros'   feat   the   kaiser   now
.knows just what the 'fourth arm' oi
France's   military     organization     is,"
���said Captain Wild. "It comprises a
band of men bound by the strangest
i ouili   ever  administered   to  a   soldier.
j There are fifteen of these men. each
'pledged to give his life just as Garros
did to avenge tlie ancient enemy 01
the tri-color, Germany,
"1   got   my   first  tip  as  to  the   real
I purpose of the French  flying corps at
��� Belmont l'ark, N. V., in 1910. One
night   Charles   K.    Hamilton,     jsrael
Ludlow,   John    Moisant, Garros   and 	
another or two of the boys  were  sit-;
ting In ihe hotel chatting about avla-     Wrltins  of the ni
Garros   Is   Ask-d   Question. Toronto  when   the  new
"Ludlow,   poor   fellow,   had   just   re- that   Britain   had   declared   war,  a
covered  rrom a  fall  which paralyzed porter of the Toronto World says:
him from the hips down,    lie was on j    One  has  to  go  back   to  the   relief
crut'.hea     He    had    been  telling   ns of   Ladysmith   and  other  historic  In-
thai   if he had  obeyed  his  wife and cidenta of the  Boer war to duplicate
kept out of the flying game he would the scenes in t'iie city last night, when
j have   been   a   well   man.    Some   one the anxious thousands surging around
���asked  Garros  if lie  was love sick.       Ith'* newspaper offices heard at lasl of
;       "'Whether 1 am or not, I shall never j Ihe declaration  of  war  between  Great
marry,"  he  said.    'I  have  a  service  to   Britain ami Germany.    There were no
I perform   for   France,  and   when   I   die j nighl   cap  parades,   no  apepiirance  of
came too early for that. But there
was tense enthusiasm, apparent relief that at hist the uncertainly was
over and the die was cast, and above
all there was a great manifestation
of loyalty to the mother country that
found expression in national anthems
suiii;  by  excited  thousands.
l!a>    street,   was   black   with   people.
Traffic was slopped absolutely. Additional policemen guarded the Crossings. But the arms Of the law were
needed only for the protection of the
public, Tiiere were no riotous disturbances, no angry outbreaks. There
were  muttered  and  often angry  dec-
larmv    There  is just one  way  to get
them.     That   is   for   an   aeroplane   to j laratlons     against     Germany. But,
get up In the air where gun range from there  was. too, a  peculiar feeling ot'���.
the dirigible Is obscured by the gas amazement at the boldness of tbe en- R-in��'
bag, and drive the spiral right. Into emy in undertaking a war with Russia, |
the  hallr.cn.     It   means  certain   death 1 France and Great Britain  within  four
of  the  aviator,   but  the   patriotism  of days.    There  was  faith  in  the event-
these    Frenchmen   knows  no  extent. Lai outcome of the conflict,  hut no
1 Thus France with her aeroplanes will  disposition  t" underrate the power of
j vanquish Germany with her dirigibles,|Germany or the extent and gravity of
No Alarm; Only Relief.
I'eople had no thought for alarm.
War had been declared. There was
to be real fighting for an empire and
the unity of the Five Free Nations.
History was in the making. The stage
was   finely   sel    for   one   of   the   most
critical struggles In world'* histor>
and the people, confident, greeted
with relief the announcement that uncertainty was at an end, and that dip
lomatic negotiations wen- concluded
It was midnight before the crowds
thinned. Even then scores were still
on the streets singing and cheering
As group after group broke up the lasl
song was always the National anthem
last  cheers  always     for
"The
NAVAL RESERVES
TO MAN  NIOBE
Description  of    Scenes    on    Toronto
Streets the  Night  News  Reached
City War Had Been Declared.
it
last
was
week   111
received
re
I lhe conflict which  has been  precipitated,
They   Stood   and   Cheered.
And  among  tbe  thronging,  jostling
thousards, men stood  with hats and
(coats   off,   cheering   as   thn   bulletins
j told   of   rumored   capture  of  German
cruisers;   of   King   George's   message
I to his admirals to "Capture or destroy
I the enemy." the appointment of General   French   as   inspector-general     of
: Great Britain's forces.
And   then,   when     the    excitement
1 was   at   its   height,   while   a   hatless
land    coatless    enthusiast    was  leading  the  singing  of  "Rule   Britannia,"
j the   first   procession,   headed     by     a
red-hatted, wildly hilarious individual,
'marched into the crowds singing "To
! Hell with Germany."
i    That  was  the only  refrain.    Worn
I en  gasped,  then  laughed  as  their  es-
corts,  under their  breaths or at   the
I top  of   their   voices,   joined     in     the
chorus.
Other processions followed. Aim-
j less bands paraded' the streets.
"The Maple Leaf," "O Canada," "The
British Grenadiers," and all the old,
historic songs were, sung and resiing
by the multitude, and more than all,
Ottawa,     Aug.     11.    In   connection
i with the fitting out of t'ne Niobe and
, other  warships at   the  navy  yards  at
Halifax, the naval service department
j called   for  tenders   for   paint,     white
| lead,   etc.     Brandam,      Henders   and
ICompany, Halifax, responded  with a
I patriotic  offer  of  10,000    pounds   of
, white   lead   free  of  charge.    This   is
worth   over  tf.1000   and   was   accepted
by the department.
The Niobe will be put into commission in a few days and will he placed
at the disposal of the British admiralty. It is expected that some of the
naval reserves from Newfoundland
will be used to man her besides other
ex-navy men gathered Irom various
parts cf Canada.
THE   WEATHER.
.\'< w  Westminster and  lowe
mainland:    Light to moderal
winds,  fair and   warm.
/J
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i
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Volume 9. ->\mber 136.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 13, 1914.
Price Five Cents.
WM IS UNEASY
GERMAN ARMY
MOVING NORTH
German Cruiser Leipzig Is At
San Francisco���Belgians
Fight Fiercely
Brussels, Aug. 12. -Via Paris, 5:55
p.m. The Cerman army has moved
north ���������. l.iege and is advancing into
the heart of eBlgium. lt is difficult
to determine its objective. There la
ii stretch of cavalry in extraordinary
force along the whole front of the allied arm .
A new army corps is investing Lie?'!.
The Krench cavalry is actively sn
gaged in sharp figlitmg. oUth th��
Ce'.nans and allied jriiies are 'eei
lng   luelr   way.
War Prices
In Effect
BELGIANS DEFEAT
DRAGOON REGIMENT
Brussels, Aug. 12.- Via Condon,
10:40 p.m. ���A regiment of dragoons
ci ming from the direction of Liege,
and   -..no   attempted   to   surprise   the
Meats Advance and Dealers
Take Advantage of Present Conditions.
100,000 MEN
HAVE VOLUNTEERED
Expect Battle
In Few Days
Montreal, Aug. 12. War prices are
now going into effect as regards food.
A survey of local conditions indicates
that in a majority of cases prices
have been raised without due cause.
Heats formed the feature of the market till* morning as far as the upward trend  went, and practically    all
IA Flood of Applications for
Active Service Has Been
Received.
I Those Selected Will Be Notified With-
I
in  Few Days���Western Canada
Shows Up Strong.
Immense Bodies of Troops
Facing Each Other on
Belgian Soil.
Belgian! at Ineffe In the province ���f |lineK ,of "leatl- lumped three cents
i.i, ge,   were   driven   off,   leaving   1531 I""11'"-
dead and 102 prisoners.
Uhlans have taken upwards of $400,-
doo from the bank of Hasselt, capital
0. the province of Limbing.
ORDERS ARE ISSUED
TO PURCHASE HORSES
Toronto, Aug. 12.���The Ottawa correspondent of the
Toronto News says:
"If the Rainbow is safe off Vancouver, Ottawa is
not aware of the fact. The naval authorities at the capital are today without any direct news from the Rainbow
and are frankly worried over the safety of the Canadian
cruiser with its crew of 450 men, 100 of whom are naval
volunteers from Vancouver and Victoria.
"The Rainbow was reported safe last night, but ap-
parently it was another vessel. It is felt that if the Rainbow were near Vancouver it would communicate direct
with the naval authorities for further orders. Frantic
efforts are being made today to get into touch with the
Rainbow by wireless and so far without avail.
"It is feared that the Rainbow has been sunk by the
German cruisers Leipzig and Nurnberg, which are known
to be in the Pacific.   The last heard of the Rainbow she \ RUSSIAN PRIEST
was off San Francisco and reported to be clearing for |    WOULD LEAD TROOPS
action."
lu many lines of foodstuffs retail
prices are steadily soaring, without regard to the price charged by the
wholesalers. Dealers are fixing their
prices according to the pockets of
their customers.
Ottawa, Aug. 12.���-Lotices have been
received by the artillery and army
service corps officers that they are
to proceed with the buying of horses
to be taken to the war.
As a. result it is expected that there
vi.i not  be such a scarcity of drivers,
an  .Many have refused  to enlist  until
i they were certain they would be able
to oispose of their horses.
V.i,. artillery officers have also re-
CtM.ed notices from Col. Nelll, remount officer, to buy horses here.
May Attempt
Raid on Britain
Hardly Expected Germany
Will Try to Make Permanent Landing.
i
GERMAN CRUISER LEIPZIG SEEKS
SAN FRANCISCO FOR COAL SUPPLYIS^^ST0?f_XSE��i
San Francisco, Aug. 12.���The German cruiser Leipzig is steaming into this port for coal.
Si. Petersburg, via London, Aug. 12.
��� Aplieation for the restoration of his
commission in the Russian army has
been   made  by  Father  Bulatovitch.  a
who is
on  Mt.
Alho. , in  the  peninsula ot  Salonika.
Father Bulatovitch purposes remaining  In  religious orders and. in  Imlta-,
tion  of crusading monks at the  time'
of the Tartar Invasion in the 13th and
London, Aug. 10.���Archibald llurd,
the naval expert, writing for the
!>aily Telegraph, says:
"Whatever change has occurred in
lite last few days In the naval situation certainly does not weaken the arguments as to the impossibility of an
invasion of Oreat Britain.
Ottawa. Aug. 12���From any oue of
| three of the nine military divisions of
Canada, enough men bave enrolled for
active service to form the required
aggregate of .1,000 men for the Canadian army division which is to be
sent abroad, on active service. One
of these three Is Winnipeg and one
Is Toronto. This was the annouuee-
ment inadf by Colonel Hughes, minister of militia, tonight, from advices received from the commanding
officers all over Canada who have
been busy for the past few days enrolling volunteers.
100,000 Volunteers.
It is estimated that at least 100.000
men have band-ed iu their names, although the definite figures will not be
available for two or three days yet.
pending the return of all the enlistment rolls to headquarters here. The
pay of the 25.000 men who will be
mobilized at Quebec next week starts
tomorrow at $1 per day.
Commanding officers are instructed
to at once select the number of men
allotted to their units.   For rural regl-
1-ondon, Aug 12.���All information
obtainable here points to the expectation of a great land battle on the Belgian-German frontier within a few
days.
On the extreme south the Krench
have been obliged to evacuate Mulhausen, which they bad occupied without great opposition, but the French
declare that It was not in their plan to
defend the city. They bave moved
back to a higher position, lt is declared. The French claim that their
cavalry, both here and further north
have been able to more than hold
'their own with the Germans. It is
stated that the Austrian corps whict
penetrated Switzerland bas succeeded in entering Alsace.
Great importance is attached to th.
British press bureau's announcement
that "German troops are reported tt;
be entrenching along the line of the
river Aisne." This means that the
German   invasion  of  40    miles    into
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Protect Atlantic
Trade Routes
(Continued on Page Five.)
British and French Cruisers
Win Clear Ocean of Hostile Ships.
San Francisco, Aug. 12.���From reports received early
Paris.  Aug.   18.���The official  statement was issued tonight:    "'A wonnd-
Aji invasion across the North Sea|ed French cavalryman at Miserers de-
must be  preceded by a battle in the   clares he saw    a    wounded    German
North    9ea    and   a  German  victory,   cavalryman   shoot   wounded   French.
Only a sailor can appreciate the great He says he heard live or six shots 1 admiralty has sent out cruisers which
obstacles in the way of such an ad- -nd saved himself by feigning death, j will ply the Atlantic to protect trade
carried out in the face of a I The Germans are wearing uniforms I roule8 The j.rench government also
superior naval force, lt involves the I taken from Belgians killed in battle." Inag Bent out ^rah-^ to ym^^ ��or
enemy's   handicapping   his   fleet   with 1 ~-  j German cruisers known to be in the
London.   Aug.    12.-7:07 p.m.���The
14th   centuries,   will  head   his   troops 1 ""='"' ��   "w'^y.'fL "'" ,"ctM*  *lv" I luennar
In his uniform, covered with his cowl.   la,r,f n"mbers of transports crowded       St.   Petersburg.   Aug.   12.-via   !_on-   Atlantl
tonight it was learned that the German cruiser Leipzig isl SERVIANS ARE
j transports could approach fairlv close
hound int., thc harbor of San Francisco for the purpose    '""'ENTERING BOSNIA ^JS-K^KP^oni���
  few  men.    Should large transports be
London.   Aug.    12.    7:..u   p.m.    The'""
of coaling. However, at a late hour, marine lookouts had
failed to sight the war vessel, spoken 35 miles from port
yesterday.   Owing to a dense fog off the heads, the look-I^^^^^^^J^I
OUtS   do   not   expect   tO   Sight   the   Leipzig   Until   about   tOi vian   and   Montenegrin     invasion     of j
enter the Golden Gate  but it is thought she will arrive fe^ ^ ^f,"^-^^^)
about midnight and will he at anchor in the stream until General Putnik, ohiei of the Servian1
morning, when the German consul general, will tora^\^t^j^i-_^^
ask the collector of the port for the coal desired. supreme command.
CANADIAN SOLDIERS
CLOTHED IN KHAKI
Ottawa, Aug. 12.���The members of
Canadas' overseas foree will be
clothed in khaki of a thicker quality
than that worn by the South African
contingents, and will be well prepared
in the matter of clothing for a winter
campaign in Belgium. France or Oermany. The entire force will be armed with the latest pattern of Boss
ri fit s, mark three, and the factory at
with soldiers. I don.   Aug.   18.-2:80  p.m.-lt  is    an-I    "The enemy's ships." savs the offi-
Jl*lT���t l^t���Kd-!^-,t'���,l-ieJn0Ullccd.<>ffit-i?��y that Ge����� . "W .cial admiralty report, "will be hunted
continually, and although some time
may elapse betore tbey are run down,
they will be kept too busy to do
much mischief.
iContinued on  Page Three'
planes have been carrying out extensive maiioeuverings along the Russian border, but have done no damage.
May Change
Form of Gift
Liege Forts Still Hold Out.
Paris, Aug. 12.-11:55 p.m.���It is stated that the forts
around Liege are still holding out against the Germans
and the troops which defended the city have been reinforced to the west and resumed the offensive. It is said
that the Belgians have blown up bridges and railroads in
the rear of the German forces, cutting off their supplies.
Brussels, Aug. 13.-3:40 p.m.���The first battle in the
open country is reported in the following official communication:
"After having passed the night (Tuesday) in the positions they had reached after their rout yesterday, the
Germans this morning advanced in force towards a point
in our positions which they thought was not held. Our
staff, however, was alert and informed by cavalry reconnaissances, was able to give the necessary orders with
the result that the enemy found their advance checked.
An engagement took place in which our troops were successful. Ten thousand men took part in the fight. This
was the first action of our troops in open country and
their conduct is a good augury for the future. Apart
from this the situation, to all appearances, has undergone
no change.
"As regards our allies, the plan adopted before hand
is being worked out exactly according to program."
Hospital Ship Fund May Be
Used as Admiralty Considers Best.
Lancers Are
"A number of fast merchant vessels
fitted  and  armed at British arsenals,
are  patrolling  the routes and    keep-
i ing them clear of Oennan commerce
_ -   ���^ _    | raidara.    With every <_ay that passes
������ArCfefl   Hftra I British control of trade  rout**, "spe
��� mwm'*'W*im  HPVfne 1 ctuviy thoae o{ the Atlantic,   become
________ I stronger,    ln the North    sea,    where
i the Germans have scattered mines in-
f-prmaim Exnpctintr Attack I discriminate.}* and where the most
liermaiU-   Expelling   ���*�����"*<��| foraldable operations   of   the   naval
war  are  proceeding,    the    admiralty
can give no reassurances."
Erect Defences in Streets
of Liege.
ship has been accepted by the British
admiralty but that if the British admiralty  should   prefer  to  change   the
,   ,     . . i form  of the gift,  the original  resolu-
Quebec will be lu  :i *.>siti..i.  to arm  a | ^   prov|deg   that   if  the  ������,���  is   not
required during the present war the
money contributed shall be used for
naval and military hospital purposes
under the direction of the Hritish admiralty, by trustees appointed by the
central committee.
Brussels,  Aug.   IS  (via   London).���j
The German cavalrv,  which  on   Mori-
Toronto.     Aug.     12.    The  Canadian   day and Tuesday    spread    itself   out
committee   of   the   Women's   Hospital   over a Trout extending from St   Trong
Ship fund states that the offer of the   to Ilannut, at  ihe same time sending;
detachments  in  the direction of Tier- [
French Losses
Are Denied
second  division  with  the  same  arms
if another division  is sent.
Bombardment Near Nancy.
Paris, Aug. 12.-11:45 p.m.���The bombardment by
the Germans of Pont-a-Mousson. in the department of
Murtheet Moselle, about 20 miles north of Nancy, commenced vesterdav morning.
WILL PRESERVE
OWN IDENTITY
Ottawa, Aug. 12.- It is altogether
probably that the 90th infantry regiment. Winnipeg, Hlte the 48th Highlanders and Queen's Own of Toronto,
will preserve its identity In the overseas force. Thirty officers and about
000 men of the regiment have volunteered and if they are all, or nearly
all, accepted, Winnipeg's oldest in-
f an try unit may go Into battle practical! v intact for the Aral time since
they earned the title of "The Little
Black Devils" In the light at Batoche.
during  the rebellion of l.S...
GERMANS CREMATE
BODIES OF SOLDIERS
Four Germans
Heavily Armed
Arrested as Spies in Ontario
and  Will  Be Closely
Guarded.
lemont. Hougerde and Jodergne, have
fallen back except at one point, where
they are keeping in contact with the
Belgians.
A light of importance occurred today near Tierlemont. where 1000 (ler-
man cavalry, with quick firing guns !
mounted on horses, attacked a regiment of Belgian lancers. The latter!
retired owing to inferiority numerically.
The Belgians lost two officers an_
.1 number ��� ! men in killed and
wounded.
The Germans are erecting fortifications in the streets of Liege with a
view of resisting a possible Belgian
attack on their right flank.
Belgian aviators made flights today as f; ;��� as the Qerman frontier.
Beigian peasants accuse the Germans
of giving no quarter.
Engagements   on    Franco-
German Frontier Simply
Skirmishes.
I'.uis. Aug. 12.���The French minister of war explains that the engagements on the France-German
frontier are no more than outpost
skirmishes.
"The best denial that can be given
to the report that the Krench lost
20,000 men at Altkirch." says the ministry, "is that the total effectivo
French troops did not reach that
number."
It is further explained that the advance of the French infantry on Muel-
hans-ii was to cut the centre of German communication and it added that
Baron  Un Zulende Ivyell  was shot; this was successfully carried out.
by a sentry  today while riding in an '    The communication concludes: "We
tutomobile   along   the   Namur-Llege are placing In upper    Alsace a con-
road siderable number of troops."
London.  Aug.   12.    A   despatch     to
the    Standard    from    Maastricht    de-
scribis the wholesale    cremation    of
j bodies of German soldiers killed    at
Liege,  as  fold  by  fugitives    arriving
Ahmit   100   shells   of   large  there.    During three successive nights
. ������ .        ��� , :,���..   ADOl*t iw sneus oi  ia ge a( the 0ei.
calibre fell in the town, killing and wounding a number
of inhabitants and demolishing buildings.
Belgians Rout Germans.
London, Aug. 13.-1:40 a.m.���The Exchange Telegraph's Brussels correspondent, wiring yesterday says:
"The Belgians have routed the Germans in a fierce
encounter between the Belgian left wing and massed German cavalry, infantry and artillery. The Belgians displayed wonderful control under the fierce fire and their
victory has aroused the liveliest enthusiasm along the
whole* line of the allied troops."
mn ns collected their dead In heaps
of 80. Funeral services were held
and military salutes tired over each
heap, which was then burned. The
officers explained to the men that this,
was necessary to prevent the bodies
becoming a menace to the living.
Many other bodies were thrown Into
the Meuse lo float seaward.
Gananoque, Ont.. Aug. 12, While at
the railway office inquiring us to the
time ol the departure of trains for)
Ottawa, four Germane, only one . of
whom apparently could speak English
were arrested today, on suspicion of
being spies. They said they were
from Clayton, N.Y. and came across
the river in a small boat, using pieces
of boards for paddles.
That no important engagement has advance. From Berlin, German suc-
occurred between the French and Ofr-j cesses lire announced at Muelhausen
mans is indicated by an official    an- ] and Lagarde, with the taking of many
In the bottom of the box there was a
quantity of fuse.    They had a supply
cept those of outposts. I struggle for    the   possession    of
Later, however, I'aris reported that | Liege forts has recommenced.
Germans of
French Lose to the Germans.
London, Aug. If..���12:55 a.m.���The German troops
near Hulhausen have captured ten French officers, 500
men, four guns, ten wagons antl many rifles.
According to the report German territory has been
cleared of French. It is also stated that at La Garde the
German troops made more than 1000 prisoners.
MILITIA COSTS
TWENTY-TWO MILLION
Ottawa, Aug 12.- Canada will ex-
', pend $22,000,000 on its first contingent
I of 23,260 men in aid Of the mother-
��� land. This Is the estimate of the dr-
, part ment of militia and includes everything, Kach man will cost $1000 per
i year.
Wages and salaries of privates, officers, engineers, etc., will reach $:',0,-
���000 a day.   Then the pay of the troops
;alone   for   a   single   year   will   Beach
$10,460,000,
It is expected that when parliament
meets next Tuesday tiie finance mini:
of drugs, among which were poisons. I the bombardment by th
They also had cooking utenslle and I the important town ot Pont-a-Mous-
Other camp supplies. Private papers! son. in the department ol Mcurthe-et-
thev carried indicated they came from'��� Moselle, had commenced. This town
Philadelphia, They would give little1 is twenty miles irom Nancy and six-
Information   regarding   themselves.       ! teen miles BOUthwe.l of Met*.    It was
  : the birthplace of Marguerite of Anjou,
Berne. Switzerland, via Paris. Aug. i wife of Henry VI of Kngland.
13, -The dowager empress Maria An important development in the
Fied.rova of Itussia has arrived here ; situation is the preparations which
Berlously ill. and It is said will under-1 the Austrian ambassador is making
go an operation. The dowager em- j tor his immediate ,'eparture from
press, who Ls the sister of Queen ' London. A London despatch says war
Mother Alexandra, was on August 11 j between Greal Britain and Austria is
stopped in Berlin on her way to St. 1 to be declared.
Petersburg.   Eventually she was per-:    The German army Is advancing
Into
The British war office Information
bureau says the majority of the _tt
German army corps have been located
and that the mass of the German
troops l8 concentrated between Liege
and Luxemburg.
In their endeavor to keep the
steamship routes clear on the Atlantic
the British admiralty nnd the Frem-h
government have sent out cruisers
and armed merchant vessels to search
for German cruisers.
The Russians are mining Vladivostok harbor.
The combined Montenegrin and Servian Invasion of Bosnia has begun un-
ter will ask for a war budget vote of j lhe German etafl admits heavy iosse
i om 60 to 76 millions. |on Vie Russian frontier,
muted to proceed I,) Stockholm. She ; the heart of Belgium. The forces i der the Servian Genaral Jankoviteh.
has decided to remain in Switzerland which have been investing l.iege have who wijb commander of the Servian
during the war. moved to the north and a new    army   army, corps at Prisrend in the Balkan
  | corps has taken their place.    Brussels , war.
Loudon, .'.'���*. 1.1     . a.m.   A Berlin reports that the French and    itriti _h !���'-* Prince Georse of Servia La reported
despatch to the Daily Totegraph say- allied    forces    are    concentrated    at  to have been wounded while watching
vatious important points in  Belgium [the  Austrian  bcmbardmenl  ol    Bel*
:,:ul are prepared to chech the German grade. PAGE TWO
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sia are so constructed as to practically bar an invading force, and this is
true   also  of   Germany.    Candidly,   I
believe   an   attempted     invasion     of
either country would  prove  very dis-1
astrous,  especialy  so  ln  the  case  of j
Russia, owing to its vast territory.
Atrocities May Be Repeated.
"Modem   warfare  is  not  the    war-1
J fare of a decade ago.    While in  Bul- j
'��� garla, during the  Balkan  war a  year,
I ago, I heard of atrocities such as we
never   dreamed   of   even   among   the]
1 most  savage   Indian   tribes    on    the!
I plains here twenty years ago. Wheth
I    __     .1 ... I*I_._     ...Ill     ....     -.��_
WAR ENCYCLOPEDIA
THURSDAY  MORNING.  AUGUST   13, 1914.
STYR���This river, flowing across the border which
divides the Russian province of Volhynia from the Austrian district of Lemberg, probably fated to spring into
early prominence as a battle area.   Latest reports say
that three hundred thousand Russians are operating in
er these atrocities will be repeated in I the valley of the Styr and that they are opposed by almost
beeseen8"nt ereat c��nf"ct remato" to an equal number of Austrians.   The stream itself is of
e..cnerai Miles was particularly in-1little importance and has no towns of any size situated on
terested m reports from the war sone its Danks. it rises in Austria about twelve miles from the
NO FOREIGN  FLAGS
WILL FLY THERE
Boston, Aug. Vi. Orders wer,- i.s-
_ued by Mayor t'urley today that no
patriotic celebrations could be conducted or any other than the American flag displayed in Boston during
the European war. He said there are
many continental organizations iu this
city and if one were allowed to exhibit its patriotism others would surely do so, too.
His Injunction followed that of
Mayor Mitchell, of New York, who announced that no other than the American standard would be permitted for
display and that street parades of
natives of other countries were prohibited.
THE SILENT SEA.
The most remarkable feature of the greatest war of
all time is the cloud of silence which overhangs the North
Sea, where two hostile fleets, so tremendous in destructive
ability that even naval experts are at a loss to figure their
ultimate strength, are watching each other, while not a
message as to their movements is allowed to flicker
ashore.
Out of the murk of uncertainty there comes from
time to time notice to withdraw the* North Sea trawling
fleet, to release it again; to suspend North Sea shipping,
to reopen it once more, but not one single word of the why
or wherefore of these instructions is permitted to go
abroad.
Somewhere beyond the haze of the North Sea's hori
i to the effect that Americans are being _ ,
I detained there against their will. He i border and flows in a generally northern direction, losing
|^"^'n*Tfefi_f~?f1fWl?hS_[|it8elf about two hundred miles from its source in the
i entrapped.
for   the   relief   of   those
BELGIUM'S PARI
IN GREAT WAR
Marshes of Pinsk. An invasion of Austria by the Russians
at any point near the valley of the Styr would necessitate
j the negotiating of the passes of the Carpathian mountains,
some of which lie at an altitude of five thousand feet.
Radzivilof, the Russian town, which the czar's troops
forced the advancing Austrians to abandon, is a small
place of not more than twenty-five hundred inhabitants.
The objective of the Russian move no doubt is the Austrian
city of Lemberg, a fairly well fortified point with a population of about 75,000, about twenty-five miles from the international border.
A   fortnight   ago,   though   the   war
clouds   were   lowering   over
Defence of Their Homes Has Brought
People  of   Little   Buffer  State
Everlasting   Glory.
TONGRES���In the vicinity of this small  Belgian
town the Germans are reported to be pushing their ad-
Kurope, i vance with infantry in large numbers, a strong vanguard
zon Britain's tremendous naval might is keeping hawk-like j gj ����������} "J^gS* W%%I ��f ca��� lr-v, and Jfeavy "���3 supporting. Tongres lies
watch on the new pride of Germanv, the kaiser's fleet, wire turned iron, servia to Austria, about twelve miles north of the beleagured city of Liege
hut thp Hptnik nf the movements  of  the  two   mighty "nd *? Russia, Germany, and Prance, am] WOuld be an advantageous point for the concentration
DUt tne  details OI   Uie  movements   Ul.    ll,c   lwu    '"S"^  but   Belgium  escaped    notice.     MowL-t_.i__.ri *-._.-_,--.   ������������:jJii,���i:_ *_.���:!��� :
squadrons are lacking as completely  as  though   then
��� ���    i     ...   >--,v,;,-,,! tho \na hut" c.i
than
manoeuvres were being carried out behind the ice bar of
the Arctic.
A British cruiser strikes a mine and sinks, a German
mine-laying ship is destroyed, a German submarine meets tiie* German~1nvasfon." The
the same fate; these things are told, because it is neces- '.^T^l^Vwfr'h'L
sary to bring the wounded   ashore,   but  beyond   these their very doorstep
mis uttie country, with an area of aiof the German forces, provided the lines of rail communi-
mtie more than 11,000 Bquare miles, cation between it and the German border can be utilized.
and  a  population  slightly  larger  '
the population of Canada, is
the plaudits of the world for
I.mt   resistance   she   is   presenting   to   . ,    .,      ,-, . , ��� i      _   ���    .
towards the German frontier, runs an electric tramway as
tar as Maastricht, where it connects with a steam line into
earning i Tongres is the corner of a rough square formed by the
the gai- linking up of four Belgian railway lines, while east of it,
They
Belgians
for  their
rolled toL.
know that j German territory.
The last named city, Maastricht, on
by
TIRLEMONT���The evidently reliable report issued
the French war office that the Germans in force had
p
insults, one of the grossest and most
deadly affronts ever offered by one
nation to another. Oermany has tried
S^She5"t to'ti^^SSffil attacked the Belgians at dawn Tuesday in the neighbor-
and is slaughtering the sons of Bei- hood ot Tirlemont is proof that a considerable German
8lUmderenXgTl!rtwnLX.th6y t0rCe ���S been aWe t0  paSS the Liege f01'tS while the-V
Germany's Broken pledge.'       | were being harassed by General von Emmich and have
The attack of Germany Is like  the
s-
miles, with every ship equipped with this apparatus, the
pall of silence is as impenetrable as though both navies
suddenly had gone dumb.
Both squadrons are active; this may be taken for
granted and it also may be assumed that each is in touch
with its admiralty headquarters, but there the tale ends,
and the reason is obvious.  A false move in the days Drake,   The attack of Germany is like the i penetrated Belgium to a point within thirty miles of Brus
and Nelson could have beenretneved^sail was slow, gu^ the ^-J   The fa(!t that the Frencl/and British al
lies have rushed reinforcements to Tirlemont, probably
are
were weak and communication was difficult. But now it
is different. One weak point in a carefully-drawn cordon
of battleships may permit the enemy to slip through with
his battle cruisers travelling at thirty miles per
is cal'ed a neutral state.    That is to
say.   Belgium   pledged   herself   never
to  attack  another  country   upon   any
! pretext, and the countries that signed
hour.   "u> covenant with  her pledged  them-
������*      ��� , *     i,    ,-        ."   i  , f        -ii   l-   "'selves never to attack Belgian nor to
Three or four shots, or one well directed torpedo will dis- permit any other country to invade
pose of an immense naval fighting, machine, capable with h-  ^f^, ^fil flank of the British, French and Belgians
her own armament of sinking a tair-sized squadron or ot and Prussia,  when it became almost1
defending a considerable stretch of foreshore.  The day of' ��!rt^n^aatrmw^rv "��� &*"���k; ""|
the white-winged messenger which brought r rancis Drake; Britain, as one of the guarantors of
news of the coming Armada is gone.   Instead of hours of< Belgium's neutrality,  asked   France
sailing to bear this word, the spark of a wireless is re-\���_eaBeigi^ t^twyJcase Tcon-'gian border.   In a direct line it is not more than twenty-
leased and the friend or the enemy knows in an instant *��*����* *�����?"��__*��___% 'K -five mil-es f-rT Ton^re^ where the Germans are said to
Germany Jas asked!   (ierm ",fy rlfu"' be massing in large numbers, and it is less than twenty-five
*A retnment a division even a whoie armv can aban-;**<- <n promise, and that was the im- miles trom Liege.   A report from Aix-la-Chapelle to the
-       ' ���'��� '"     ' - ^  ��� -      .__ I mediate cause of Britain   ""<'^^' ef*ect that the kaiser had been wounded in the thigh there
from the neighborhood of Namur, twenty-five miles away,
where they were concentrating, shows the importance of
the German advance in this direction and the danger of
allowing that advance to proceed further and turn the
There is no
direct rail connection between Tirlemont and Brussels.
AIX-LA-CHAPELLE���This city of several hundred
thousand is located in Germany four miles from the Bel-
the point of advantage or weakness.
A regiment, a division, even a wl
don a false position to take up better ground, but the mis
take which can be turned into victory on land may lose a
whole navy at sea without there being offered a
chance in one thousand to rectify the error.
The price of the British empire's safetv in these davs
of anxiety is the eternal vigilance of her fleet and, while
the suspense is nerve-racking, the final issue may be con-
fidentlv awaited in the knowledge that the justness of the I ���*j|-ne]8
cause in which we fight is supplemented by the keen eyes
and dry powder of the sons of the ruler of the waves.
Ottawa. Aug. 11.���Arrangement.-* are
being made by the militia department
for the purchase within the next few
days of horses suitable for the artillery and cavalry divisions of the first
contingent for use abroad. Majors
McNeill and Gilpin have been detailed to examine those offered In order
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war upon her.
The resistance t'.iat
Belgium is put-j would seem to indicate that the Germans intend to hold
single|SoggeThe? ^SSed'orlonle'^mito their original plan to penetrate Belgium and strike at
try breaking its pledge to respect her France in her weakest part, the presence of the kaiser
se-'ion_!yy- threatenede ���KaT'li serving to prove that the operations of the German army
at the time of the Franco-Prussian of the Meuse are considered at present the most important
Z.K Jf hostimiT'thV������^VSw now being undertaken. On the other hand, there is the
in Belgium and Britain, possibility that the report of the kaiser being wounded is
guardian of^iK^aUon.^siSd inspired "in German sources to be used as a blind for " "
both   .Iermany  and  Prance    if    they j yqr] whereabouts.
would   keep  their  armies  off  llelgian!
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General   Believes   Aviation
and Wireless Will Revolutionize
Warfare,
i armored ships and dreadnoughts.
Predicts Great  Battles  in  Air.
"(Ireat  battles in the air  will  soon
be recorded, and such heroes as (lar-!
; ros. the French aviator, who Is report-
led to have given his life that he might j
bring   to  earth  a  giant   Zeppelin   dirigible   which   threatened   destruction |
: to   French  life and  propery,  will   be
Immortalized,
"If   that   report   is   correct,   and   I .
don't believe there has been anything
to  the  contrary   it  undoubtedly   will I
stand ',ui  as one of the most daring I
  I achievements of the  war    and    one
which   prefaces a  certain   change   inp
Nov,   York, Aug. 1-,   That wireless  wrafari   for all time to come.    ��
telegraph   and   aeronautics   are     des-      "]  read  with  a great  deal of inter-.
lined  to  prove  the  most destructive  est that the navies oi the respective
agencies    In    the    present  European  countries engaged In the war are all
crisis ;.; : may entirely do away with   well supplied  with aeroplanes, which!
the modern battleship, if not also the  they propose to Bel In motion as their
massing    together   of   great    armed   rieetB of dreadnoughts come together.
tones of men on land, is the opinion  To venture a prophecy on the result
of General Nelson A. Miles, lT. 8. A., is more than I can do, but I will Bay
retired. that the science and skill ol aviation.
General Miles, who Is visiting at the i,s WB" :IS u"' ('iin,-'<-1 ">' submarine
Bummer   home   Of   Nathan   Straus   at  batteries  by  wireless, may  revolution-
Mamaroneok, has followed the events Ize the art of warfare,
leading  up  to  the  war ofthe  nations,    "1  do not  know how  long this  war
with   the   keenest   interest.     A   year, will last, but at all events 1 am satls-
ago  he  was  in   Bulgaria,  and   at  the * fled   from   a  close   study   of   the   im-
time predicted   that unless  the  great  proved Implements in use, that the re-1
powers of  Kurope  should  cease  their  suit   will   Btagger  the   wildestimagina-i
preparations for war, the greatest con-  tion of mankind. In the old days, when !
flift  of  arms   In   the   world's   history  it.  was a  question of fighting on  land
would inevitably result. |or on  the  water, condition
Daring  Fighters Developed. it'rely different.    Hut the w
"The   use   of   wireless   telegraphy," | the  aeroplane  and   the  dirigible  have
declared   General Miles,   '11s   a   new   now brought into play new elements,
element  In  warfare, and  undoubtedly I whose importance cannot be estimat-
vvill  be  used   most effectively  by  all  ed at this time.
the   gnat   nations   involved   In     the Invasion of Russia Difficult,
present struggle for supremacy among "The French, the English, the Hus-
the powers. What it will do in the slons, the Austrians and the Germans
way of changing warefare cannot  be j have become proficient in aeronautics.
Jintlcipated   at  lais  tinn
"The gi niua of man has solved the
problem of the navigation of the air
a problem, by the way, that has vexed
mankin 1 for thousands of years. The
airship is now in use by all the coun-
, tries engaged in the present conflict.
The rt ���oi1! cannot he anticipated, a.s
th" tec' 1ms not been made. Bul the
crisis is on.
������ i lie -;��������� nee cf aviation has undoubtedly tievi loped the most daring
|)Ody of men ever engaged In any enterprise. This has been clearly demonstrated in every civilized country
Of the earth. Assuming then that the
courage ami skill of the aviators of
the contending nations may be equal,
fie results will be determined the
game as was the case in the use of
���the breech-loading rifle, the machine
CUDBf ^e hii.li power guns, the steel-
agreed, and the promise
was kept. After the war France snent
millions of her money in protecting
her frontier against further German
aggression, but the .'140 miles of frontier between France and Belgium was
not strongly fortified. It is on this
account, and also because the near-
���st road to I'aris from Germany lies
through Belgium, that the kaiser has
torn ii" the treaty and is now attempting to""fore,, his way throng;! the little buffer state.
Belgium Apprehensive.
In   recent  years  the  people  of   Belgium   have   been   apprehensive   more
than once that their neutrality  might
be   disregarded,   and   always     ii   has
i.een German  invasion  that  was  feared.     In   1910,   however,   Holland,   as   a
result,   il   was   thought,     of     (Ierman
pressure,    began    tO    fortify    her sea i
coast   about     Flushing,   and     in     the
which is in Belgium,   These tortiflca-1
tions, il  was reared, were designed as
a  no naeo to  Belgium,   and    military ]
critics then began to point out signs
that proved Germany to have prepared  tortile  Invasion  of  France  by  way!
of   Belgium.    There  I.s  a   multiplicity
of railroad tracks leading to within a
few miles ot the 'Belgian border, and
at   Treves  and   Aix   there   are     large
yards   and   gnat   terminal   facU'lties,
out of all proportions to the needs of;
the country In time of peace,   Appar- j
ently  the   Invasion     of    Belgium   has
been part of Germany's plan. To have i
were en-1 abandoned this plan at the challenge
eless and   of  Britain  would  have  been  to abandon   the   whole  scheme of  French   in-
vasion and to Invent a new one within   a  few  hours.    This  (Iermany  was
Incapable of doing.
Eritish  Force for Belgium.
While Belgium has always  realized
that hnr sole hope was in Britain, she
has  not failed  to take some preoau-
s on her own account, as the stiff
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When I w,:�� abroad last I believe the; tn :
French armv alone luei a thousand or battle she is offering to Germany ll
more aeroplanes of the most improved proves. She Is capable of placing 170,-
tvpe, ar-l they were huildiiiK-all the ''00 trained men In the field, and from
time, llow many the Cerman. _ad at - her population of more than 7,000,000
that time nobody knew. The English. *hg can draw many more at ueed.
the Russians and the AustrianB kept Her idea lias been that if she were
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of warfare will become. But if the
war is prolonged for a great period
to time, it will nol be due to the land
forces of the dreadnoughts, but to the
forces of t'.ie air and the wireless.
"By air. and hy no other way. will
it be possible to effectively carry
on an invasion of (Iermany on the one
hand, or Russia on the other. Of the
two countries. Russia is. perhaps", in
a better position to resist invasion
than (Iermany.   The railroads of Bus-
forte, co-operating with the Belgians,
mlgh1 attack the German army in
the flank as it wa.s on its way to
Fiance, or might cul It off from its
source of BuppHes. It is fortunate, indeed, that the great fortifications
that Holland contemplates building at
Flushing are not complete, and that
even should Germany occupy this city
she would not be in a position to command the Scheldt, river, upon which
Antwerp is situaUd.
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MEDICAL CASE3 ATTENDED.
V THUR8DAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
.���AGE THREE
Europe's War Breaks
Credit of the World
Writing In the last issue of The Monetary Times, Fred VV. Field says: A
month ago, a Servian student in Austria shot and killed royal personages.
Today, as a result of that and other
excuses, Europe is engaged in terrible
war���war such as for the past half
century has been the plot of a hundred novels. It was considered perhaps a possibility, but yet highly improbable. A month ago, the man who
would have predicted today's events
would have been Jeered. Today, they
are here, and ho suddenly, that the
liuman mind can scarcely comprehend
their gravity.
\ month ago there was glib chatter
tbat extensive, war was impossible, because capital is thicker than water.
Today, cupltal Is shaking in its shoes,
credit ts hung on a peg, business is
approaching  paralysis.
From  the humanity viewpoint,  the
MAY ATKMPf
RAID ON BRITAIN
(Continued From Page One.)
Almost as soon as the mobilization
begins t'ae troop trains begin also to
move.
Deceive the Foe, Is the Game.
It is important to deceive the  enemy, both as to the destination and I
tne number of troops entrained. Out j
over Lie gagged telegraph wires leak
rumors���inspired   by  the  war depart-!
It    yet    may paralyze completely for  employed large numbers of troops can ' ^';l">at  so  many  men  have  been |
weeks and months    The- cable line is  he carried but these vessels must keep j ^"' ,n such a direction, when exact-j
censored anTut     .'ommc*dal  por      well  off shore during  the  process ot \*t the opposite, perhaps, is the truth.!
have become naval and  military cen1 disembarkation,   owing   to   the   deptl I    N(,t  fven  Lie  Germans  themselves,
tres     SiSng isd'morSInsur   Ol  water they would draw. *������� *�� faCtH' none but tl,e mllitary
ante 1 ah ghly-oriciT luxury Stock > "With every port on the British I '�������- ��*0 ��* directing operations, and |
exchanges must refuse U> ao their ����* guarded by land and sea it 1.1 *��._ mlta. away from any possible.
work.    Settlements are postponed. In
short, the financial and business world
In all quarters of the globe, must put
up its shutters because a dozen nations of Kurope have strained the war
machine  to a  nerve-racking  tension
difficult to percleve what object could  ''""lug   line,  direct   by  telephone   and j
be served by landing a few thousand  te'esn-[j.i the movement of the troops
German   troops   in   a   country   which
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"Such an adventure would not cause
whole   thing   Is   appalling.     Put   the j preparation   for   and   anticipation'of
blame for actual hostilities where we ! war's events and of financial disaster
and it seems to rest heavily on ; to follow.
and one of them, maybe    two, have  ^r^i-..ll^"..a.^m?��r���ar.Lp'in.i-:.,ln ____?
touched the crank. ������-...-.-.    ������     ������
From the financial viewpoint, the
present crisis is remarkable. Iu previous European crises, there has been
widespread financial disaster preceding. On this occasion, the climax has
come not because of great troubles in
the financial community itself, but
from the business and financial world's
district directly affected and th is-
speedily would give place to a feeling
that the invaders must in a short tiim
b�� shot down or captured.
"Nevertheless, It is possible that
such raids might be attempted because many Germans believe that if
one or more of them were successfully carried out a feeling of panic would
be created in this country which
would have an appreciable effect both
here and on the continent."
During tbe Russo-Japanese war
scoies of Russian soldiers wrote home
from their camps in Manchuria, begging to be told some news of the war.
Though they were a part of the fighting armies they knew nothing of the
progress of the  war.
So in Germany and with the world
outside, it iH part of military policy
to conceal the facts, to bewilder and
deceive the enemy with false statements. Not until some great battle
has been fought and won will the cable be allowed to speak truly.
WAR MOVCS ARE
SHROUDED IN MYSTERY
Deceive   the   Enemy,   Is   the   Game���
Cable Will Not Speak Until
Great Battle Is Fought.
tne nhoulders or Austria and Germany i Finance and credit saw the war
there remains the fact that these j storm approaching. They stood aside
and other nations are, in what we I and allowed their partner, diplomacy.
a iv. called the zenith of twentieth : to do the best it could. Finance and
century civilization, destroying fine j credit have failed as the policemen
ctt-M, sinking modern battleships���1 and dictators, although one day they
themselves great floating communi- j may succeed. Now, thev have spec-
lies*    taking human life.    It was said, | tators' roles.
"There cannot he a great war because; When credit sits glum in the back-
\wir destroys capital and capital is! ground, business only ambles and it
everywhere." Unfortunately, the prem-1 frequently halts. The striking phase
ises were right and the conclusion of the present situation is the manner
wron��. Capital is riddling Itself with in which war has struck at the heart
bullets and blowing to atoms in time I of credit and business the world over.
of war, Its work fashioned in times of  In a day, it has been shown that the
peace.     Nations,   to  settle   their  dis-  international interdependence of cred-! 	
putes, to gratify ambitions, to satisfy i it i.s a wonderful thing.    So extensive]
.leil^usies, are resorting to brute force, land sensitive is finance and its credit! (in   Henry   \l    Hyde  in   the  Chicago
One    day,    perhaps,   banking  and   ri-; network, that the touch of war in one       " Tribune)
nar* e W||| control the desire for war,  place has broken down the entire web. I    what   is   going  on   behind   t_e   fog
 '   to mak" ,l Impossible.    Instead Will it ever be that the touch of that | which   shut down  over  Kurope   when
in nineteen hundred and fourteen, the   web in one place will break down the  the German emperor declared war on
desire and conduct of war is. for the   first frowning signs of  war and   war Russia'
time  being at least, controlling bank-   Itself?    We   must  pray   now   for  the!    what has happened  since  the gov-
Ing   and   finance,     It  has    shut     tiie   success  of  Uritisli  arms.    Success  is
stock exchanges of the world.    It has  coming, hiay it labor ror the sub. titu-
inade   big   national   banks  stagger,   it   tion of capital and credit in the place
haa   broken  down  the  credit  machin-  of   bullets  and     bombs    capita!    and
ery  which Stretches to every point of  credit   which  could   be   made  Just  as
the compass,   crossing   and    recro.s-   deadly, and  yet the difference is one
Ing    everywhere.    It    has made com- ; important  missing  link   iii  our  chain
merce afraid and  business stand still. 1 of civilization.
BELIEVE BATTLE
IS IMMINENT
l-ondon, Aug. 12.���The Russian commander of the fortress of Sveaborg.
Finland, has ordered all the- inhabitants of that place and Helsingfors to
leave as a battle or a bombardment
i is believed to be imminent.
HERMANS BRIDGE
THE RIVER MEUSE
Amsterdam, via l-ondon, Aug. 12.���
'i'he Hecond attempt of tlie German
army to build ; pontoon bridge at
Herstal over the- Meuse was successful, according to a deapatch from.
Maastricht to the Telegraaf today.
The bridge is intended for the passage
of Hiege artillery, several pieces of
which are being sent to l.iege and
others to Namur.
eminent  seized the telegraph and cable  lines and cut the continent from I ���������������������������������������
the rest or the world? , More Crime  ln  Weot.
What is concealed by the thick veil       Crimes of violence are on the in-
of   secrecy   and   silence? crease in tbe Northwest, says tbe an-
SERVIAN WOMEN
It is possible to get some idea or nua- report of the Koyal Northwest
what has taken place in Germany, at Mounted Folice, which was issued re-
least,  where war has been  made the cently.   Of 44 charges of murder, 12
_ |nii..t highly organized business in l.ie , were th(.  djrl.0l   result of execesstve
I,. ���, ...    ���     . , ...     world. drinking   and   drunken   brawls,   five
the  most able  member of one of the      picture,  In  the  first place,  a  little  ._. n.lrnnfiPB nf eain   ,hl.pp hv insane
I great family groups or Zadrugas Into country, only three-quarters as  large i���     e '   n   i��      an    th
Which  Servia is organized  she  is  un- as the single state of Texas. Pack ...at ,^"T__ hL"'! -."Ih t   ,"L���
READY TO FIGHT
hesitatingly   elected   its   head.
It is her business to oversee th
Then,-. ��t   small   terrltoiy   85,00,000  people, i.
e work! if   all   the   Inhabitants   of   the   United       ,r
remainder were caused  by  Jealousy,
and revenge,
mere were entered by the   police
of the field* which ,.el���ng to the States were jammed into Texas the I ,,'"';',**?���.!" Z,, L��� ,T__t
family and its branches in common crowding would be only a little more,aurlng *** ,aBl, "*c.al year.. }_'*__
and the work of t'.ie household as well, dense (cases.   This  is  1.550 more than the
The men ohev her unhMtt&ttnalv n, , f.r,,., ��-,��� <_,_,. -...!-.��� in Reriin tn year  before,  and  there were  12.98-.
; The  men obey her unhesitatingly
Princess Says They Will Gladly Bear! wife   Oversees   Household.
"When a man is head of the familv .
his wife oversees the household work .army   reserve  to    the     colors. .   M , beatina their wav
i means   that  800,00   young   men,   trom   Many were tramps, Deaung tneir way
Arms in Defence of Their
Out rrom the war office in Berlin to year before, and there were 12.985
ormy depots all over the country goes convictions. There were 2 130 cases
tbe  order calling the men of the first of  vagrancy,   which   Illustrates   the
That  Boating   nature   of   the   population.
Country.
.\.
The:e is the great central house, witli
its Immense never dying fire In the
middle Of the central room. Oxen and
.heep   are   often   roasted   whole   over
22 to 27 vears old, must Instantly stop "long the railroads, others were rall-
tbelr work, lav down their tools, quit road navvies, while others still bave
tbelr  families and  report  at  a  given  come in with the yearly migration of
,.       , . ... ,,,, , ill*.'!,     un1     i��, it'll      iiiiiMt'ii      �� iiun-     inn   I .... ��,.._.,._-_.._-.,._.
iork,   Aug.   12.     Servlas   war   ������, ,',..,.  |og, ;m(1 hams !lnil J)i(,(,(>s Qf hour and at a given place for active bamMm
strength may be given as 240.000, bul  theep meat an- smoked in the great!
that   figure   must   he   doubled   for   all   chimney which overhangs the fire like
Servian    women     ran   and   will   bear   an  extinguisher above  a  candle.
I���H  uiidei  arm--. On Sept. 30 last the strength of the
650.000  Ready   in   Peace. police force was SS officers, 708 non-
\ .ready, on a  peace    footing, there commissioned officers and constables.
This is an increase
arms,' declared I'rincess Uzarowttch-       "There is much cooking to be done,;*" ^0,000 men in the barracks.   The  and 572 horses.
Hrebellanovlch, the American wire of: ror   the   sons   and   cousins   and   their; III,:* <,f thft ����* reserve, all ,.r whom  of one officer  and  108  non-commls-
the last descendant of the old Servian  wives come in  from  their little oot-'aave had ;" '''ast ,w" *vpa'" l" '""
kings,   yesterday. tage.   or voyats scattered round aboul
sioned officers and constables.   There
yesterday tage.  or vovats scattered round abou. ' '���'*���:   training,  will   bring  the  number  are  26   new   detachments,   three of
"Even now I have no doubt they are   for tbe evening meal     The women dojul-  '" >ipar>>   a  million  and a  quarter which are on the route to the Che-
drilling as the Montenegrin women did   the work In groups a week at a time   trained soldiers. sana Gold   Fields In Alaska.
during the    Balkan    campaign,    and  Afterward   thev   sit   about  tlie  great I    "" the same day cards of a differ- 	
looking over their underground store- fire and some one plays on the one-j""1 oolor have been sent out all over ..emleiu Persisted.
houses, tor they have always had stringed riddle of the country, while, <''" empire calling to the army depots Hon Rodo|pne Lemieux is one of
charge of the commissary department another sings one ol the old ballads of, ��� '' ���".0I 0 additional men of the land- lbe nne8l English-speaking orators
nl   the  army.    For every  Servian  sol-(Servian     victory.     At     intervals     tm, | wehr, or second-line army. 1 liey range  on  -^ Frencn 8|de 0f tne Canadian
dier who falls there will be a wife oriyoung people    dance    the    wonderful I'"  '***���*'   trotP  f7  to  *'*,'  ye*"j  i**ld.,!"e
B  sister to take  up His gun. [spirited Servian dances.    For refresh-   ��Hw men who have a thorough military
"They are wonderful creatures, tall : ments   there   is   a   great   cauldron   of
and almost over-muscled from outdoorIgreen corn boiling on the fire
work they have done ror generations. Influence of the Fireside.
They   are  often   very  beautiful.     And       ������([ ;s these songs and dances, with
always they are afire with patriotism."  the stories of the old days told to the
The I'rincess drew herself up and children about tlie fire, with the good
lu-r blue eyes brightened with pride |-00(- amj the free education that make
in her adopted country women. It is (he Servians the wonderful, indomit-
ea.y to believe that she was very able people they are. The upright
kindly received when she went to lives thej lead may contribute gome-
Ihem as a California beauty fifteen thing to their moral fibre, for there
years ago. is   practically   no   illegitimacy   in   the
"In the great wars of the past when country, while just across the bor-
the men have fought the Turks In der where the Serbs are crushed un-
front, the women have fired the guns der Austrian tyranny it amounts to
at the Austrians in the rear. They I forty per cent, of the population,
have fought side by side with the men, "Sal SOO Serbs have left their coun-
worn   the  same   uniforms,   undergone try, but they emigrate  from the Aus
tr:"'illlfc.
litre   are   already   1,820,000    ,,     ., _ ,,      ���   ���
soiotfcfs  ready  lor  action,  and  ot  the| the Houee of Common-,
total   number  not   more   than   one   or
two ii. a thousand are unable to reap I
Commons, but it was not always thus.
I     Old Parliamentarians bave a pain-
,���,���.j   ful recollection of bis first speech in j
"""" '   -���--������   -'" - --    He blunder- J
ed, stammered, and finally sat down
In  utter   confusion   without   having
impressed  his thoughts on his audi- j
��'ln case of great emergency, such as  once.    After   the   awkward    silence
the pn sent, orders also will be issued , had  been  broken  and tbe  wheels of
fo- l,io mobilization of the landsturm.   procedure  were  revolving  again,  an
or i.i.n.e  guard, consisting of all  lor-  old gentleman rose up from his seat ,
mer  _oldlers between  the ages of 39 . on the Conservative side of the House ,
. 4- and crossed over to the Liberal side.
Business Gives Way. ! where Mr. Lemieux was sitting.
Br-.ness   except the great business1      He was Mr. W. It. Brock, who waa '
of   war    will     have   aheady     largely   then sitting for one of the Toronto
-Hopped     The government has seized ! constituencies.
not only the telegraph and cable lines: "I will never try to speak in Eng-
but It has taken possession also, of lish again," said Mr. Lemieux. in
the railroad lines. Ordinary freight   deep  mortification.
the same hardships and in the end tr'j;,��� ruled provinces by thousands I 'j^j paB"8e"nger service is entirely dis-! ���'Nonsense," said Mr. Brock. "It
received the same hono��S rrom their, every year. These lire the men who oontlnued, The usual train schedule waa your first attempt, and you did
country. 'are crowding the beats    the men who, ,g B|mpjy  thrown away,    In  its stead   well  when   that   fact   is considered.
No Need for Suffrage. 'want to see   Bosnia and   Herzegovina : ;|   BChedu)o  of  war  trains,    carefully i Keep at it."
"Perhaps it is because these women  iUH| rjrotla  free once  more.    And the  prepared and ready in the war office,1     cheered by this timely advice, Mr.
have fought and died beside the men   women  will  follow  them  if tliey  fall.  |s ,nil *n>0 eirect. ! Lemieux did "keep at it," and reaped
that  there is no need  tor suffrage in   How   many   of   t'em.   I   wonder,     are       After an army is mobilized  it  must| jjia reward.
Servia.     Long   before   Magna   Charts   brightening up Hie daggers they wore  com;eutru.e as "quickly as possible at
thought ol' the queen  sat  in  th
Servian parliament with her husband,
and when a king issued a proclamation  he began  it:
" 1 have taken counsel with my
dear wife, the council of state and
tiie national assembly, do hereby decree '
from
���    Ive.
dier: i
c'ildreii     ?���>     preserve     them
from Turl.ish and Austrian Bol-
Boston, Aug. 12 The British steamer Sagamore of the Warren line, left
fur   Liverpool   today   with   bIx   cabin
"Today   if  a   woman   is   considered   passengers and tis.noo bushels of grain.
CHEAP BUY
7-ROOM   DWELLING,   MODERN   CONVENIENCES,    Lot 50x132,    in
Lawn and Garden.   TERMS ARRANGED.    PRICE $2200.
WHITE, SHILES & COMPANY
General Insurance Agents.
313-315 Westminster Trust Building and 746 Columbia St.   Phone 8SL.
Willing to Participate.
Andrew Droder, the humoroua
member of Parliament from Dundas,
came to the opening of tbe House
with some new stories gleaned from
his constituency. Andy says he received a letter from one of his electors shortly after Sir Wilfrid Laurier
LOW ROUND TRIP FARES
To all ICastein points in Tanada and I'nited States. Tickets on sale
daily until September .Oth. Final return limit October lllst, 1914.
Choice of route.
SAVE TIME on your Eastern trip by leaving New Westminster
at 4:35 p.m., making direct connection at Everett, Wash.
ORIENTAL LIMITED, through train to Chicago "Service ol'
the best." Visit Glacier National l'ark "Where enjoyment is immense
at a  minimum  expense.''
Tickets sold on all Trans-Atlantic line;-.
F. C. MEYERS
AGENT
Passenger Station
Phone 263
C. W. MELDRUM
A.G.P.A.
SEATTLE, WASH.
t.ie points from which it tan most
speedily strike a crushing blew at the
enemy. How quickly that may be
depends entirely on how rapidly troop
ind suppl; trains can be run over the
rallri ati lines in the desired dlrec-
llon.
There   is   no   business   problem   so
difficult and complex as lhat of mobilizing and  moving an army of 500,000 j made his now famous speech at Harn-
or  a  million   men,  with   the  possible   Uton, ln which  he laid down a new
Tate  of an  empire  depending on   the   policy  for tbe  Liberal  party.      The |
saving ol 24 hours in the process.        I letter was brief and to the point, run-
And   not   the  men   alone   must    be   ning like this:
gathered and transported. First of all       "Dear   Andrew,���!  see  that   man
the companies must be gathered Into   Laurier is in favor of free food.    So
battalions,  the   battalions   into    tegl-  am i_ a8 (his is going to be a hard
nents,   the  regiments   Into  brigades, j w|nter, and I am out of work.    Can
md the brigade into army corps. On   you te-- me where I ran get a barrel j
)a war footing the Oermany army con-, of gour an(j a side of pork free.    If j
i tains 26 army corps, each with an en-   thls  man  Laurier can  get  it  free  I
rolment of about 50.000 men. J W|sn you WOuld write him for me."��� I
Supplies Go  Along. , Toronto Saturday Night.
Accompanying each little unit must, .	
go, on  the  supply  trains,  the  proper ,,;���������-,..   Was  Per.inent.
amount ot ammunition, of tood    and I ���**  * .
(Slothing, of drugs and surgical appli-; Some years ago a certain candi-
antes There must be for each bri- date, a relative of on of the present
gade the established proportion of New Brunswick Senators, was run-
cavalry, the right number of field ! ning for the House of Assembly for
juns, iiorses and supply wagons, auto- \ the province.
mobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, ambit- One canvass against him was that
lances, flying machines, wireless tei- he was an Infidel, and in the course ,
���graph, appliances, field telephones, I of his nomination speech an oppon-
ill the Immense quantity of tnechan- ent, who possessed a rather shady
ism and machinery without which a business reputation, shouted: 'You
ut-dern army is almost helpless. , don't believe there is a Ood."
One imagines that ror the last few       "Do you, Mr.  B.?" asked the can- |
lays every one of the 13.000,000 tain- ��� didate.
ilies in (iermany has been  busy with       -of course I -"o.'
Ittle else than  the tremendous  prep-,      "Then why   have   you   served tbe
nrations   ror   war.     All   the  ordinary} (1evil all your life?"
ousines-  or lire has  been  put  aside
Buying and selling has almost stopped. Tiiere is no money to be had.
The hotels are closed. Offices, factories and workshops are deserted.
orlmly tho whole nation has thrown
Itself into the right.
Krom the war office have come
maps, not only of their own country,
but oi' all the territory through which   n,euve. ,    ,
It is planned to th.vw Invading armies.I French residents.
More Tluui  Two To One.
Deducting the foreign element,
such as the Germans, Russians, Italians, and Chines->, which exceed 50,-
000, tbe relative number of French
and Knglish In Montreal Is: French
304,188, Knglish 181,984. Maison-
Ward    alone    has     124,798
By D. Maxwell Merry
Advertising succeeds when what is advertised
deserves to succeed, and attractive advertising cannot succeed otherwise. To be afraid to advertise is
almost a confession that what one really fears is the
quality of the goods or else the management of the
store or business, as this alone can endanger the
money invested in publicity.
Compared with the difficulty of buying for the
retail trade, the difficulty of advertising the goods
thus bought, so as to sell them, is trifling.  The grocer, the druggist, the men's furnisher and the general
dealer have to estimate, from their own observation
and intuition, what the people of their town are likely
to buy if it is shown���a matter requiring considerable skill.   A mistake will land them with goods for
which there is no market, in some cases with goods
that will go out of fashion if they do not move them
within a limited period.
There is room for all sorts of miscalculations.
The quality may be wrong, prices may be too high,
the buyer may not fit the fancy of the prospective
customers.   Every dealer has to meet and combat
these dangers.   Greater business ability, judgment
and courage are required for this than for merely
letting the public know what goods are on offer.
The retail advertising problem is two-sided.   A
retailer wants to increase his trade with his existing
customers and he also wants to make new customers.
Thoughtful and well-planned advertising will accomplish both ends.   With a good article or a good store
to advertise there is no reason at all why operations
on quite a small scale should not be promptly profitable.
It is a great mistake to think that success can
only be won with a large initial outlay. No beginner
would be justified in ordering full page or half page
advertisements, but this is not a serious handicap.
A $200 advertisement may leave no more profit by
the time it is paid for than a $5 advertisement,
though it will sell more goods.
If a store is well managed the new trade brought
by every advertisement will more or less be permanent. The work is naturally half done when the people are brought to the counter, but they must be
so treated when they come there that they will come
again and keep coming.
The News is the Morning
Paper of New Westminster
and the Fraser Valley. See
that your business announcements appear in its columns.j PAGE  POUR
THB NEW WESTMINSTER NEW&
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
Pickling
Season
will soon be here. We have all
ihe re-iuislts that you may require.
Mixed I'ickling Spice, 2 o**s.    5c
I'er package   10c
Celery Seed. 2 ozs    5c
Mustard Seed. 2 ozs     5c
Tumeric, U'ozs   6c
Holbrook's Vinegar, bottle  .25c
'rosse and Blackwell's Vinegar,  per  bottle 25c
Heinz Cider Vinegar, gal....80c
Malt Vinegar, double strength
per gallon    60c
White Wine  Vinegar, double
strength,   gallon    60c
Ripe Tomatoes, per lb 15c
Cucumbers,  2  for      5e
Cauliflower, very fine, each 10c
C.reen Corn, large ears. doz. 40c
Model Grocery
MATHESON 4. JACObSON.
���08 Sixth St. Phone 1001-2.
East   Burnaby   Branch,   Second
St. and Fifteenth Ave.
Edmonds Branch, Gray Blk.
Phone 111 IL.
Local News
Ratepayers' Meeting.
The Bemi-annual meeting of tlie
Ward One Ratepayers' association,
Hurnaby, will be held on Kriday evening in Johnson's hall. Highland Hark,
when llie election of officers will take
place.
Mortgages���Alfred W.
McLeod.
I-T.lll
WINE WB1SKK BEER carries to the
wornout, overheated body the nourishing, invigorating extract of the    rich
Canadian    barley   malt   and choicest j
hops.   Why not have a case sent home I
from your dealer, or phone 75 L. West- j
minster brewery. (11601) I
Briquettes, Brlouettes, cheaper than
0Oal. Barry Davis & Co.. 'Phones
880 and 411L. <_726)
The Eraser Kerry Navigation company's  ferry No.  1  Is open  for char- j
ter  to   excursions   and   picnics.    For
further   information   apply     to     Ed. j
Kalch. telephone 1C4. (3725)
Notice of Removal���XV. V. Tate, refracting optician, has moved Iih
optical parlor from the Dominion
Trust block to Eilers' Jewelry store,
opposite the B. C. E. R. depot. (.'17241
��� ocial and Personal
The
E
of YOUR
WILL
an
estate
thorough
real es-
ai-8-.tt., and
ins.
The executor    of
should      possess
lcnowlo.'ge of hank'
tat'.1,   valuation   of
huve an experienced    organization  for its management.
That is why a trust company
is b.-T fitted to carry out the
prov's.ons of your will.
.Name ns your executor.
Mrs. A. I.. I.avery and the Misses
Laverj caine up from While Rock
yesterday, returning on the midnight
train.    They will spend the remainder
of the month at the pleasure resort,     j
.     +    *
The   Misses   VV,   and   Queenie  Turn-;
i bull returned yeeterday from a   two
weeks' stay at Crescent.
.    .    .
Mrs. I'.. II. Hray, of Granby, Que., a
former resident cf thij city, has left
for the east after spending two j
months with .Mrs. xV. N. Draper. On I
arriving at Ottawa, Mrs. Hray will |
spend a few days with her nephew, ���
(1, II. Dovln, M.P.
C. A. Welsh
Limited.
Local
Prune
Plums
Kine preserving fruit, orate, 90c
Preserving Peaches
crate    $1.00
I'er
DON'T FORGET
still     selling
Van
Van
loc.
We    are
We     are     still     selling
Vegetable  or   Tomatoe   for
per tin	
Now why fuss over a fire these
hot days when you can get these
line soups at a nominal cost aud
no   trouble   making   them.
Ocakfast   Fruit.
Canteloiipe,  each.. 10c.  and
Florida Drape  Kruit. each
Or two for   	
15c
15c
25c
C. A. WELSH
Limited.
Telephones:
Main  .Store,  19.1  and  441!.
Sapperton Store, 373.
West End Store, 050.
Stores:
Main    Store,   GS1   Columbia   St.
Sapperton   Store.  317  Columbia.
West End Store, 1110 Sixth Ave.
'< showing a sum of $'.MM being collected
I in a poitiun of the return** turned in
1 Today   tlie   volunteers   will   again   be
at work and it is hoped that a better
response will be made now that the object has been explained.
Several of the committee vera in
charge of the special office located
in tlie city -tall throughout yeeterday
and received offers of assistance over
the telephone. The number i< two-
five lour.
VOLUNTEER NURSES
ANSWER IHE (All
CITY IS REPRESENTED
ABOARD NAVAl SHIPS
Nine    Respond   from    Thi6   City   and
Their   Names  Have   Been   Forwarded to Ottawa.
Courtney Biggs Attached to the Rainbow,  While  Lieut.  Dart  Leaves
to Join Niobe.
Westminster can claim to have representation on both Canadian war-
slupe, the Niobe and the Rainbow.
Intending to take the cruise to the
-lehring sea, Courtney Biggs of this
city enlisted on the Rainbow as a
volunteer, and according to a letter
received rrom him yesterday, dated
: San Francisco. Aug. 7, he is now a
I member or No. 0 gun crew.
On board the Rainbow i�� Lieut It
A.   Barber, son-in-law   of (Ieorge  Cassady, Sixtli street.    Idem. Barber who
i is on the naval reserve list, was chief]
i officer on the Cunard liner l.usltania. i
I coming out to the coast on a visit and I
accompanied   by   his   wife,   a   former I
j Westminster   lady.     Every   officer   ofi
| the  Royal   Naval   Reserve  is  required
annually   lo  take  six   weeks'   training j
I on board a warship antl Lieut. Barber!
| intended to do this training on board
the Rainbow during the proposed trip
the  sealing  grounds   in   the  north.
New Westminster has supplied nine
volunteer nurses who answered the
first call sent out from Ottawa. Their
names were forwarded to headiiuarters yesterday aud are now awaiting
action on the part of the Canadian
military  authorities.
Thosi' who have volunteered for service are: Mrs. Burton, Miss Lewis,
Miss -McConnell, MIbs M. Green, Miss
L. Thornbur, Miss Taylor, Miss Whlttaker. Miss Wiltshire aud Miss i'roulx
of  Maillardville.
lt is expected that several of theHt-
nurses will accompany the first Canadian contingent when It leaves Val
Cartier, Que., during the next few
weeks.
ROYAL
THEATRE    ~*
Last   Time   Today
The feature of the  hour
In the King's
Service
Three Reels.
The  biggest  military feature
of the age.
Presented by Royal Command
Endorsed by the Army
Council.
SHIPLOAD OE RAILS
ASHORE IN STRAITS
Steamer   Epsom   Reported   in   Serious
Condition���Carries   6.000   Tons
of   Rails for C.   N.   R.
EDISON
THEATRE
Special  Feature Program Today
at   Olympia,   England.
TheRoyalNaval
and Military
Tournament
Edison Photoplay
"THE SHATTERED TREE"
A drama in Two Parts with Ben
Wilson  and  Gertrude  MoCoy
to
a>
aii
Nelson, appear from out of lhe past.
\ Old army and navy vt tenuis march
I side by side. This wonderful and
; timely subject has been endorsed by
j the army council and has been pre-
! sented by royal command to the royal
i family. A spi. ndid program of photoplays is also presented with the above.
! "The Dancer," a two reel Thanhouser
j drama, is of heart interest and Is
well staged. "Our Mutual Girl" i.s as
] interesting as ever, displaying new
styles, interviewing well known per-
! sons and seeing some new places of
llriglit's disease. The deceased came \ interest. A good Reliance drama and
to this community four years ago ' a scream K .ystone comply, "lasy th��
Irom Manitoba. Ile leaves a widow ! Hero." conclude a long and extra
;:nd two sons to mourn his death. [good bill.    The above    will    be    con-
OBITUARY.
FIGAR The funeral of the lale
Frederick T. Figar, of Port Coquitlam,
will be hi Id at Murchle's undertaking
parlors this afternoon, the Rev. Mitten, of the Church of England at Coquitlam, Officiating, The interment
will take place In the Church of England cemetery. Death occurred yesterday morning at the family residence after  three  months  illness    of
The coming of war  found   him
officer on   hoard  the  Rainbow,
Yesterday  Hibhert   II.   Dart,  a
surveyor,  received   word   to  report   to
the Halifax naval yard  where  lie  will
undergo  medical  examination     for    al
lieutenant's   commission.    Mr.    Dart
served  bis  time as a  midshipman  on
board   a   British   warship.     His   oiler1
of service was yesterday accepted. He
left   for   Halifax   last   night   where   hei
will   board   the   Niobe.
Disaster   has   befallen   the    Uritisli
steamer   Epsom   loaded   with   rails   lor
the   Canadian   Northern     railway     at
.     . I Port  Mann, according to advices re-
"Rl  ceived   here   yesterday.     This   report
, says   the   steamer   was   stranded     at
I Carrera   Point,  in   tlie   Straits   el   Ma
gellan.
Ni
than   that
led"  come
Cape
6,000
for
B re-
tons
I'ort
SOCIALISTS EIND NO
SYMPATHY IN UNIONS
details   othe
i the   vessel   is  "badly  dama:
| from   I'unta  Arenas.
The   Epsom   left  Sydney
j ton,  ou  .lune  LT),  wilh  over
of  steel   rails  canslgned
; .Mann.
Two  oilier  rail  ships  are  on  their
; way to Port Maun, the British steamer. Sowell, and the Norwegian steamer, Gladstone, The hitter boat would
not  be liable for capture  by any Ger-
I man cruisers being of foreign register
land  also  loaded  with  a  cargo  Unit   is
i not classed as contraband.
tlnued today,
At the Theatres
Effort to Condemn Present War Fails
��� Sympatic Strike Vote Beaten
by  Large  Major'ty.
CITY THEATRE.
Dominion
Trust
Company.
Ihe Terpetual Trustee.
New Westminster
Branch.
Those who like a play full of mys- ,
tery, love and Intrlque,    should    not I
fail to see "The  Link in  the Chain" I
showing  at  the City   theatre  tonight.'
This photo-play    is    just    about    the I
��� most exciting tiling one could wish to j
| see, in fact the three reels comprising  the  play  are  packed   just  as  full
of  hlocd  stirring  Indldents  as  it  is
pc-siblc to get them.   A further guar-]
antee of the excellence of the produc-,
tion is the appearance of that Stirling j
litlle actress Barbara Tennant in tha !
lead, this means that the picture    is
first class In every respect.    If your j
heart   beats   one   whit  faster   to   the
tuiio  of  love and   romance  see  this
great   picture,   it   is   certainly   worth
while.
MOONLIGHT EXCURSION
TO AID SKIP HOSPITAL
BORDEN APPRECIATES
CLUBS ENDORSEMENT
Ladies  of the  City   Start the  Task
Raising Funds Toward Gift from
Canadian  Women.
of
ROYAL THEATRE.
"Ill the Hint's Service." a big three
reel military picture, created intense
enthusiasm in large crowds at the
Royal theatre all day yesterday. This
big spectacle is of great interest at
any time, but more so at the present.
The life in our army and navy is
si.own In every detail. His Majesty
King Ceorge on a tour of inspection,
raising the ring, drills, salutes, manning the life boats, firing the big
guns, Bailors at play, are only a
of the Incidents teen on board our big I
battleships. The army In manoeuvres,
Ci rdlng rivers, artillery lire, cavalry |
charge., lives one an Impression of
modern warfare. Types of our navy
frcm its inception to the preseni day
is also seen in a big naval pageant.
our Immortal heroes, Sir Francis
Drake, S;r Walter    Raleieli,    Admiral
This  evening   the  moonlight   excur-j
I sion to Port Haney on board the steam-!
1 er Skeena takes place, the proceeds of|
which will go toward New Westminster's   share  of  eejuipping   a   hospital
i ship to be a gift from the  women of I
Canada.    Accommodation for 300 will |
be found on the boat and it is hoped
and   expecttHl  that  every  one  of  t'ne'
3'iri   tickets   will   have   been   disposed1
of  before the  vessel  slips  her  moor-j
ings at 7:30 from the city wharf.    An
orchestra will  be  on  board  and   will
furnish   music  for  dancing  al   Haney,
the   return   trip   being   made  at  midnight.
The ladies of the junior auxiliary
of the Royal Columbian hospital have
arranged to serve refreshments, for
which a nominal charge will be made.
The tickets are on sale at Hill's drug
store and also by members of the corn-
few | mitte in charge of the campaign.
Yesterday a start was made on the
house to house canvas of the city and
district in aid of the project for equipping the hospital  ship, early  returns
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All White Help.
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WESTMINSTER
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Swimming Classes, Tuesdays and Fri
lays. 3 to 4. in Y. M. ('. A. Young
Ladies' Club, Kriday at 8 p.m.
Hoarding and room rates reasonable
vleals served to ladles and gentlemen
F'or  particulars  cull   phone  1324.
Mll.H!MiirH!ANl)G0'0DMnK
We   are   delivering,   in   and   around
this city, Including Burnaby and Sapperton, twenty Tints of High Standard.
I Unadulterated  Milk to the Dollar and
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Our appreciation of your patronage
will be reflected ln our regularity and
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The ISLAND DAIRY
Phone 774 Sapperton, B.C.
At the semi-monthly meeting or the
Xew Westminster Trades and l-abor
council lasl night Chris. Paterson. of
the United Mine Workers of America,
delivered a speech on the miners'
strike on Vancouver island. Among
other things Mr. Paterson mentioned
the fact that this strike was a case
where Joint co-operation of all the
unions in this province was needed.
A letter was received asking for the
vote of the delegates of tiie louncll
on the question of calling a general
strike. The outcome of the ballot
was three men for the strike, while
twenty voted against it. It ig to be
understood that the vote was personal
and not the vote of the different
unions which the delegates represented.
Meet Hospital Directors
A committee of three was appointed
, to meet the board of the Royal rjo-
,' lumbian hospital with regards to lhe
, question of the white female labor in
| the kitchen not receiving as high pay
as the Chinamen,
"Absolute  drible and  bunko,"    was
; the comment of lie-legate Cameron on
the letter received from the  Socialist
' Party of Canada.    The letter referred
to was a circular on the present war,
! the  principal  item  of  which   was  to
the effect that it was the rich classes
; that had caused    the    war, bul    the
working man who had to do the   majority ed' fighting,
In reply to the comments made by
.at city council, on the letter addressed to them by the Electrical
Workers' union, several speakers said
that il had not been written with the,
Intention eif demanding anything and
that ii was men ly a mistake In
wording. The letter was written to
the citj council for
holding a meeting to
iiue.tion of re-iH wing
.v 1 tii the city.
Glad   That
Pleases
Efforts  of   Administration
Members of  Conservative Club.
in replj to tlie telegram .e-nt him
bj the New Westminster Conservative
association, endorsing the Btand of his
administration following the breaking
out of war between Oreat Britain an.l
(iermany, sir Robert Borden, premier
Of Canada, yesterday sent tlle follow
ing wire to W. K. Hansford, secretary
of  the association:
".Many thanks lor youi- telegram of
the 5th inst. It is very satisfactory
to hear that the action taken by the
government in defence of tiie empire
and particularly in protection of our
own shores meets with the approval of
the citizens in your province.''
CITY THEATRE
TODAY
The Link
in the
Chain
3-Reel Eclair, w th Barbara Tennant and O   C.  Lund.
Full of intense scenes and thr-11-
ing episodes.
Three Other Reels of Great
Interest.
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REMAINS IDENTIFIED
AS H. L. AUSTIN
Royal North West
Mounted Police
Wanted, five hundred ex-memo- is
Itoyal Northwest Mounted Police :o
re-engage for one year's service- Age
not exoeedlng forty-five years, pas-,
medical examination. Men re-engaging
will be given rank held on discharge.
Apply Room 1. 526 Pender street vest.
j Vancouver, B.C.
A. IS. SNYDKH,
I i .1741.1 Major, Recruiting Officer.
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Body  Found   in  River    that    of    Man
Drowned at Brunette  Mills the
F'rst of the  Month.
i In- purpose of
take up the
an   agri ement
GUILTY  OF  NON-SUPPORT
SENTENCE   IS  SUSPENDED
The jaw of T. W, Dunn fell several
Inches yesterday morning in police
court when Magistrate' Edmonds handed out a nine months' sentence iu
the provincial jail on a charge of
Don-support of his wife. Tin- sent-
���nee was suspended during good be-
havlour, Dunn being compelled to report weekly to tho police station, He
must provide means to support his
wile and children. In the evidence
it was shown that for two years
while Dunn waa in Alberta he .ent
iiis wife the princely sum of $226,
lei ntiflcatlon of a body found in
lie river was made at an Inquesi held
yesterday afternoon al W, E. Kales'
undertaking parlors when    witnesses
ideal,bed effects as being ihose of ||.
I.. An-tin. wlio was drowned on
Auk us i 1 by falling from a bcow being loaded at Ihe Brunette saw mills.
Tlle  body   was discivi n d  in  the river
oil' ile it. c. cannery yesterday nn,ruing by two fishermen who notified the
police.    Ii  was iii a vi ry decomposed
state which at Inst led the poll, e to
believe that it could not be that of
Austin. Tlie man was in tlie employ
of   the    Brunette   sawmills.    Austin
leaves a wile and one daughter in
Blralghtened circumstances r.siding
on Eighth avenue.
The coroner's Jury brought in a
verdict of accidental drowning.
Montreal, Aug. 12.���The Russian
consulate announced tonight that im
call would be Issued I'or tiie present
to reservists in Canada.
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Germany Again Asks Favor of Belgium-
London, Aug. 13.��� 3 a.m.���The Daily Mail says it
learns that on Monday, after the fruitless assault by the
Germans on the Liege forts, the German government
again approached Belgium through Holland as intermediary, pointing out that Germany had no quarrel with
Belgium and no desire to be at war with her, and asked
the Belgian government to reconsider its refusal to allow
the German army to traverse Belgium in order to save
useless expenditure in blood and treasure.
The Belgian government, according to the newspaper,
made reply again refusing to grant the German request.
The Daily Mail says it understands Turkey has assured the British government that the German cruisers
Goeben and Breslau, which are now in the Dardanelles,
will be disarmed, but tnat there is reason to believe Turkey has purchased and intends to put the two cruisers
into commission.
COMMENCING   AUGUST   3.
UNTIL   FURTHER   NOTICE.
Leave New Westminster fur Mission 10
a.m. Monday,
Leave Mission tor New Westminster 7
a.in    Tuesday.
Leave New Westminster at 2:30 pin tor
Westham  Island.
Leave Westham Island 7 a in. Wednesday.
Leave New Westminster for Mission IJ
n    Wednesday.
Leave   Mi-si,,n   7   a.m.  Thursday.
Leave New Westminster _ .:'.'i p mi l,>r
Westham Island,
Friday and Saturday nips Lower River
as  usual
Freight r,,r Mission and Intermediate
polntu will bi received al B A- K Mill
^ Imrf   on   dav   nf  sailing,
For further Information apply li _ K
Milling Company's office of it   Jardine,
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Collister   Block.       A.  L.   Bouck,   Prln.
Wynyard, Sask., Aug. 12,���Three
Austrians arrived today from Mouse-
min looking for transportation to
Austria. Constable Mi'Nainee took
Charge of them and promptly located
them in the harvest fields and placed
them under guard. THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS,
LACROSSE
GOLF
BOXING
SPORT
HASEBALL
CRICKET
! New York Aug. 1_. The only clean
I hit which Sallee allowed today was
I a triple by Hurns with the bases full
| in the sixth inning, and enabled New
i York   to   win   the   last   game   of   the
[aerlei ��rtth st. Losla, . to 2.   inability of the  visitors to hit in  the  pint-lies proved their undoing, as neither
Demaree  nor  Browne  was effective.!
TRAP SHOOT
PLUNGED 900 f E_I
TO HIS DEATH
James  Berry,  a  Mmer    at    Naniimo,
Meets with Tragic End by Fall.
ing Down a Shaft.
PlAY ON fRIDAY
of the capital, are planning to arrange a game with Fraser Mills within the next few days. The report also
states that provided they win the
contest the Clothiers will claim the
Circle F and Electrics Again Mix for "''mi-pro Championship of tlie province,    t'p to the present time we lulll
City  Championship���Mills  Will
Strengthen Up.
Ladner, Cloverdale and    New    Westminster Shots  Meet This  Evening on  Lulu  Island.
New  Weatmlnater,  l.adner and t'lo-
A switch In tho city baseball league
schedule was made yesterday whereby
the Circle K-Columbus game tor Friday night has. been cancelled and replaced, by a deciding contest between
the Fraser Mills and Electrics. The
latter teams have 0110 game to play
10 complete the schedule and the uncertainty attached to the Columbus
club due to Tommy Walsh being called to the colors, was felt to be strong
enough to muke the switch.
On Friday the Circle F bunch will
collect a team, the strength of whicli
has hardly been equalled in the city.
The loss of Jai'k Huhnke will be, tilled,
while Vic W'lndblad will be In shape, I '*HH ,"' '"���"' locate
together with their star twlrler, I parture would be
Brandt
Slaton will again report for duty
witli ih, transportation men and his
work of the past mo weeks Indicates
that be win flghl every inch of the
way  against  tlie  would be champions,
to see what will be done with the
Electrics, who show every sign of verdale trap shoots will mix iu a tour-
beating oul Circle F for the city and jnameiit on l.uiu Island traps this, eve-
district championship, The Victoria Ining, the event promising to be close
Times prints the story anyway. land   exciting   when   past   battle-a   ba-
  i tween   these   two   organizations    are
Spokane is using Lou Nordyke ot 1 taken into consideration, On the last
lirst bast' in place of llolke, who left occasion Cloverdale nose-d out a win
last  week  to    join    the    New     York lover the  Itoyais by a  lew  birds  v.ltii
(Hants.    Lou   started   in  on  Tuesday I '-Hiiner in third place.    W. K. Maiden
by poling out two hits. ji1* the skipper of the local squad.
Huhnke played his last game in
Westminster this season on Tuesday,
lie leave* for his old home In the
States, having been let out with a
number of others ai   Fraser Mills.
Coal Depots
Are Guarded
Nanaimo, Aug.  ll'.    James  Merry, a j
I SrebOM ai the Reserve mine, this city, |
met  wilh a tragic death early yester-
1 day   morning  falling  down   the   shaft 1
! of the mine a distance of BOO feet,
it appears that Berry and the shift
foreman   were  being hoisted up    the I
; shaft, still in development stafe,   in I
i the  bucket, both  men    being    inside j
! whi 11   it   started  away.    On  the  way I
j up Berry got out of tiie bucket, it is
j said, and btood out on the edge. Just
I how hi; came to fall off is not known,
j but  his  companion    starts    that    he |
1 made a  move as If he was going
I gei   back   limide   the   bucket  and
j this  manner he  mubt have lost
balance and  plunged  below.
The deceased came here two years
; ago from  Michel,  B.C.    He leaves    a
wife and child.
to
his 1
Jimmy Dunbar, the star goal lender 1 	
on   the   Pacific coast,  Is also  looking |
for a a. w port and will move out un- (Jovernment Will Take No
amateur hockey.
one.   Jimmy's do-
a   distinct   loss    to
A SMALL FORTUNE
Chances of Enemies Destroying Supply.
PRESIDENT WILSON
BACK IN WASHINGTON
MAY USE RIFLE
Four Ring Champs May Get Mixed   n
European War���Heavyweights
in   Majority.
Ni w York, Aug. \2. The war in
Europe ma.', not only reform Ihe map
1 f the continent, but it may bring
about changes in the world's boxing
situation. Four boxing champions
may be lost to the roped arena before
peace is restored, Jack Johnson, the
i.eavyweight  champion  of  tlie  world;
Will   Ritchie   Gets   Paid    More    Than
the  President���$100,000 in  Four
Battles.
has made nearly as much money j prepared in peace time, and the neces-  other relatives.
e.  last  live  months as   President   sary provisions and troops required in       Tlie    trip fro
Chicago, Aug. IJ. Willie Ritchie
former lightweight champion, win
lost his title to Freddie Welsh in l_on
don
in th
Wilson  gets in uu entire year,
To make this amount he has travel
lei] more than 20,000 miles and laken
pail iu lour ring battles. Two of these
bouts were twenty round affairs and
the other two were ten round events
In whicli his title waa neit at stake'.
In tin whole sixty rounds that
Ritchie boxed be was nol ofr his feet
once', and  in  only    one    battle  -that
Ottawa, Aug. 12. lt being obviously essential to secure during the continuance of the war an uninterrupted
supply of coal for domestic use, one
of the first matters to receive attention by the- Canadian military authorities upon tie- outbreak of hostilities
ivas the protection of the coal supply
1 of the Dominion
Will   Again   Take   Up  the  Burdens  of
Hi3 Office  After  Attending
Wife's Funeral.
Washington,    Aug.    12,   President
Wilson returned 10 Washington at 6
O'clock today    from    Ins   journey    lo
Home, Ca., to bury Mrs, Wilson. Wilh
As a matter of fact   blm came Secretary and Mrs. McAdoo,
plans for the protection of all the Mr. and Mrs. Francis K. Sayre, Miss
principal coal depots on the Pacific, Margaret Wilson. Professor Stockton
i as   well  as  on  the  Atlantic  has  been i Alison,     Mrs.  Wilson's    brother    and
tleorgea Carpentier, who is recognised i with Charley Whim    was he punished   coal  portn and they  are in charge of
the white heavyweight champion or   to an extent that he couldn't atttnd u
tea  party  directly after.
Some idea of the money the lightweight title brings to Its lucky holder
can be Imagined when the figures for
the contests that Ritchie took part in
are looked over.
The Cold   Figures.
For his ten  round  battle  witli    Ad
C.reat Hritain. and Charles l.edoux
the batata tltlebolder of Kurope. are
all  subject to the  war cull.
Jack Johnson, a native-born American, renounced his allegiance to this
country after being convicted ol'
violating the Mann act, an,: le came
a citizen eii Prance.    President Poin-
care has called every  mini   in  Prance I Wolgast at  .Milwaukee March  In last,
under 46 years or age to tin- colors,   wiiii,. received 115,708,
Johnson  is  W years or age, and  will       One  month   later.  April   17.   Ritchie
haw  lo light,    is    the    report    from   boxed Tommy  Murphy twenty rouudi
I in  San  Francisco and  his share    was
rom Rome was unevent-
the carrying out of these' plans as- ful. (jn the advice ot Dr. dryson. his
signed  to their several positions. physician,   the   president  spent   most
So. although ample protection has ��� or the time on the observation plat-
been provided tor all the country's form ol his car to get the breeze.
important coal elepots, it has been ac- Tomorrow the president plans to
COmpllahed expeditiously and quietly, phmge into work and to assume ac
The heaviest and most modern o:d-|ti\e command again of the work of
nance in the country has been posted > helping Americans stranded in
in carefully selected positions guard- j Kurope and of bringing about better
mg  the   various  coaling  stations  and   business conditions    in    the    United
Stdles. He will bee the members of
Hit federal reserve board, a dtlegation of the representatives of shipping interests, and several business
111111.
Rome of  the  best artillerymen  in  the
Canadian service.
$15,302. Jumping to Milwaukee on
May 26, he- nut Charley White in a
no-dedslon ten round battle and got
$10,000 for Ui�� work.
His most  recent    battle    was
Freddie  Welsh,    for    which    he
abroad.
Answer the Call.
Carpentier and l.edoux have already
answered the call and are waiting tlie
word to advance, Bombardier Wells,
who saw service In India, is a reservist   iu  the  Hritish  army, and  will    be
< ailed    upon    when    Tommy    AtklnB I given $15,000, win, lose or draw
boards the troop ship. I nut)  for his right  in  the  moving
It  may be, too, that  Freddy  Welsh, ' tures Liken of ihe bout and $1000
newly clowned lightweight champion   penses
of the world, will be forced to answer j Ritchie, who isn't quite 24 years of
the call to arms. Welsh has had no I nKe. has been boxing about three and
military experience, but it tile- time one hair year... ln that short time he
comes when Kngland needs men. il is ; has accumulated a fortune estimated
na re than probable thai  he will  lake '
Will Organize
I   New Regiment RICH GOLD STRIKE
EiKht Companies of Militia NlAR FORI GfORuL
j
Authorized in Upper ~~���
Country.
with
was
$1.,-
pic-
e-x-
llie   ii- Id.
j to be $100,000 to $160,000.    There isn't
a  mark or disfigurement on  his  lace
I or  any
SPORT CHATTER
(By the Potter.I
kind, aud in appearance he
would be taken lor a young fellow
with  u clerical  position.
W.  JOHNSON'S  PRICE.
Ottawa, Aug. 12. Militia orders issued today authorize the organization
of an eight-company regiment of infancy with headquarters at Fernie,
B.C., ami company headquarters at
Fernie. Cranbrook, Elko, Oolden, Fort
Steele, Hosmer and Michel.
An independent company of infantry is to be organized with headiiuarters at Nanaimo. Another military
unit is to be formed in the west immediately.
The organization of Karl Grey's
Own Rifles of military district No.
11. as a four company regiment, is
authorized.
Military rifle associations have been
Intense Excitement Over Discovery of
Free Milling Gold���Nuggets Prove
Great Richness
Fort   Ceorge.   B.C.,  Aug    12.���Wild
excitement here over a rich strike ui
li ee nulling gold on the Henson claim,
four  miles southwest  of    this    place, j
Nugg. ta  brought iu  last night    leave I
no doubt  of the existence of gold  In |
large quantities.    Hundreds of people
are    out     Seeking     ground     in     the
vicinity.
CANADIAN SHIELDS
WITHSTAND BULLETS
inning is Walter
pitching   in   exhibition
The  war scare has subsided.   Tne  inning is  ���'���������"7  ���;"���"*���" *',���".""    :,   31,t  Horse   Kburne.
V    A.   C.   is   out   for   practice,   which . pitching   in   exhl bition   ��'>t*��*'     ��       civilian   rifle  associations  authoriz-
Lives hope to local lucrosse fans that   Kast  that s the  fee  COUeetOT  Dy  we t        ,g of&_n im,]mW.   No   gn
the militia officer,, have allowed the I speed king lor display ng ;> ;.''' .s| North Vancouver: 612, Kegina col-
players special leave to get In shape against three batters at ***V'"* * heeiate institute, Itegina: 675, l.eida
ror Saturdays game at Queens park       Walter was en tour with his team Erlckson,   Man.,   and   07.;,   lb-
against the Koyals. when they visited Decatur the^othe. ,.U!Uom<.,, Reglna.
_iv      Mnmhered   among   the   custom-
Ottawa, Aug. 12.���Artillerymen who
go with the llrst Canadian overeeea
forces, as the result of an experiment
made today can rest assured that the
shields  which  protect  Canadian  guns
Btuff let  It  bi
or the 104th regiment have Btrlct In-1 of seeing .. ,..���.,.
anil   hoping   lor   li\e   innings
Washing-
. mictions  not to molest  any  person   watting
paying I heir way in  to see a lacrosse
game al Queens park.   Thin applies to
Saturday.
Star Twirler    with Washington    Geta : authorized   in   the   west    as   follows:
$50 an Inning The  11th   regiment   Irish   Fusiliers   ot
Chicago  Aug  12.-   Fifty dollars per Canada, Vancouver; D squadron 30th
JohnSOU'B  price  ror   B.   C.   Horse,   Kelowna;    B   squad,on.
ennipatd      At   31st   Horse.   Kburne. , ,.  ,
"" Civilian   rifle  associations  authoriz-1 will  resist  the  latest  pattern ol  high
velocity bullets. The shields were
inarte.' to resist the mirk six low-
velocity bullet hitherto in use. Today they wire tested with the new
mark seven high velocity bullet fired
polntblank. In every case the shiel. ���:
resisted the bullets. Nothing more
serious than a slight dent was made.
Had the test turned out otherwise,
the department would have been
obliged to provide new shields for all
Canadian guns.
, dav      Numb', red   among   the
To the bU58 on the summer pastime   ers  drawn  to the  park   was a1 rooter
known that the guards ; who drove thirty miles with the hope.
Johnson   In  action.    Alter
Whal an awful slaughter there
would have bei n If the C. O, of th>'
104th reglmenl had ordered the- execution of all persons lining the fence at
Tuesday', ball game who failed to
contribute when the collection box
was pass* d around
Nearly live hundred rails'witnessed
the game from the fence and came
through with a total ol $_.f>o.
Many or them would rather puss
up supper than miss a game, yet they
always appear to be on the lookout
for that mysterious airship over North
Vancouver when the hat i�� passed.
Oermany
Senators.
Johnson
"John-
Tacoma
Hallard ,
It's no joke to the managers or the
foams und yesterday on_> of them
came through with the Information
that niter Friday night he wus ordering his bunch to disband. There is
plenty of gooel baseball weather from
Align-1 15 to September 30, and
should this threat be carried out those
who have SO far failed to patronize
the games will be the ones wh��� will
do serious injury to their feot just
kicking themselves.
At Seattle
Over from Victoria comes the yarn I Seattle
that the Clothiers, the semi-pro team j Ballard
the fan lurched down to tin
ton    bench.   He'   accosted
Schaefer, acting boss of tlie
"1  wan't    to   see Walter
pitch," said the rooter.
"Sorry." returned Germany
son pitched yest. relay."
������Do you reckon he'll pitch one inning for $50," queried tl"' persistent
"I'll see,"  replied the acting boss,
Johnson was Interviewed, he agreed
to work, and did.
BASEBALL
NORTHWESTERN    LEAGUE.
Allies Prepared
To Strike Hard
Vancouver
Seattle   . .
Spokane
Victoria ..
Standing of the Clubs.
Won    Kost
 74
   73
   70
   51
51
46
4S
50
49
70
73
75
ret
.liOG
.698
.588
.421
.411
.380
Brussels Thought to Be Bait
for Cerman Troops to
Bite at.
I'aris, Aug. 1", 12 p.m.-A despatch
from St. Petersburg to He Matin
says: "The Austrians have suffered
a check on the Dmiester river. Four
regiments of Austrian Infantry end
eight regiments of Uhlans were
routed. The approaching big battle
will probably be a decisive one."
,,   ,      .        ..    .���      London,   Aug.   12.-11:48   p.m.���Ar-
Brussels,   via   Paris,   Aug.   1-.    ��n   rangements  have  been   made  for  the
the  repo.l  that operations on  an  ex-   departure   tomorrow   of   the   Austria-
tensive scale were imminent, a cor- Hungarian ambassador, Count Amens-
respondent, by permission ot the war  dorf, poutuey Dietrichtstein, who has
1 been in  Kngland for IS years as sec-
Yesterday's  Games.
lt.    II.    K.
At Vancouver
Victoria  <     ��     j
Vancouver      -      *
Batteries; Smith and Hoffman; Doty
and Cheek.
It.
1
IT.
10
SPEND A PLEASANT
HOUR
At the
NEW    POCKET    BILLIARD    ROOM
Kings   Hotel   Block.
Four  new  pocket    billiard    tables,
clean new stock of confectionery, to
baccos, cigars, cigarettes, soft drinks.
First Class Barber Shop in Connection
JONATHAN  BONE.
md Cadman;   Sal-
It.
t!
lt.
10
12
K
Batteries;   Kelly
veson   and   Murray.
At Spokane���
Tacoma 	
Spokane'  	
Iiatteries: Fugate, .lones and Stevens, Clementson;   Hughes and  Shea.
Ilrooklyn. Aug. 12. Cheney held
Ilrooklyn to three hits today, and
Chicago won its only game -of the
series,   four   to
contraol, made a Circuit along 20
miles of the llelgian frontier, visiting
tiie extreme advance and talking with
the officers und men.
The Belgians are on the alert as important bedles .it tie:man cavalry are
making their way through the country above l.iege, proceeding In the
direction ot Tongris and St. Trond.
The impression or the correspondent is that no heavy firing is likely
in llelgian Llmberg, where the Germans have little or no infantry. By
the opposition offered by tbe Belgian
forces at l.iege, the Germans lost valuable  time',  which   was  profitably  em- %	
ployed by the French and firltlsh In I m ���      imeilt wl���
concentrating   forces   at   convenientL     ,u.,,pU,(lt   ,|u,   ^f,,^,,   beln8
An   toi   forces   have   heen   so   dis-\$��� " ��*�����    best    fitted    from    a
posed  as" to  be  supported  by  fortified i P"-"1���" ��"" ��""t;lr-v �����ndpohtt   Ihis
masses at many of the chief points,
but little or nothing has been done
around Brussels and it is thought that
retary, minister and ambassador, re
spectivi'ly, and who Is on the most intimate  terms with  the  British  royal
family.
100,000 MEN
I     HAVE VOLUNTEERED
(Continued From Page One.)
rule, however, is not an arbitrary one
and city regiments or in other special
crises where il has been deemed desirable to take a larger number ol
men, there will be a larger representation.
A Flood of Applications.
From Western Canada, where the
conditions of enlistment were to some
extent misunderstood up to a day or
on the decisions of the general staff. ? so ago, it is now announced there
It is certain that vast preparations has been 11 real flood of applications
one. All three hits have been made by the allies now , during the last 24 hours. These men
were made bv Wheat. Pfeffer, who | spread out for battle and they are who mainly belong to cavalry regi-
bent the Cubs last Saturday wus hit, likely to move quickly when the hour | ments will have eeiual opportunity
hard  and   in  timely   fashion. ' to strike comes. with  eastern   recruits lo  go  to    the
city is being used as a bait to attract
the Germans,
The  Belgian  people ure unxious re-:
garding Brussels us the German cav-|
airy is carrying raids nearer and nearer to the capital, but such considerations are not likely to have any effect;
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front as infantrymen, Mobilization
will start almost Immediately and
every volunteer who has been accepted will be notified by his commanding
officer to report forthwith at his regimental headquarters.
Second  Contingent Soon
Kor those who have tailed to secure
places on the lirst contingent, the consolation is given that they will probably have au opportunity a little
later to go with a second Canadian
contingent Colonel Hughes stated tonight that it was practically certain
that another contingent of from live
to ten thousand would be needed In
the ne'ar future.
Will  Purchase 5000 Horses.
Tiie department is purchasing about
5000 horses, principally for the use of
the artillery brigades. Riding and
draught horses are required. For
transportation purposes a considerable number of motor trucks have
just been purchased.
The medical eorps have been instructed to innociilate for typhe.it! all
the volunteers who so desire. Special
provision is being made to guard
against any epidemic in camp, and h
plentiful supply of absolutely pure
water has been arranged for.
The officers In command of brigades will be announced In the course-
of a day or so. One of the first to be-
announced is Colonel A. \V. t'urrie
of Vancouver, who will command one
of the brigades. PAGE SIX
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
THURSDAY. AUGUST 13, 1914.
Classified Advertising
      AGENCIES.
CLASSIFIED   ADS   WILL   BB   RE-
(or Tha Newt at tha follow
places:   P. T. Hills drug store,
Columbia   atreet;   A.   Sprice,
���borough. Lulu   Island;   Mra.
WL. Larden, Highland Park; Mra. V.
lammte. A1U VlaU.
TERRIFIC CARNAGE
TO BE EXPECTED
��� �����������������������<-��������������������
��� RATE*. ��� |
��� ���������*�������������������������������;
Ctstaelfled���One rent per word   per :
4mtK 4c par word per week; 15c per1
jBaatb; 6000 words, to be used as re-
within one year from dale   of
et��� $26.00.
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE
KOR EXOHAN-iK���Have splendid and
nicest ranch In B. C, East Kootenay
district, going concern, stock, etc.,
valued at $2500; bungalow and
eight other buildings,' all Al. on
lake; will trade for deeded prop-
���rty, city or outside. Will sacrifice That a millian and a hair men would
at half of Its resi value. See photos I be kil|e(j or wo,lmled |n the first month
Surgeon   Estimates There   Will   Be
Million   and   Half   Killed   and
Wounded in One  Month.
and communicate with J. O.  H., f
O. Hox 44 City. (_.749)
KOR SALE���A snap. 50 foot lot on
Third street at Third avenue. This
lot Is all cleared and ln fruit.
Worth .2500. What offer? Box '_33
News office.
POR SALE- SELL YOUR PROP
erty througu an ad. In thia column.
KOR EXCHANGE���Improved chicken
ranch close to city. Trade for house.
Box 98, News Office.
fMALE HELP WANTED.
OTHBRS RECEIVE *15 TO $65
workly! Why not you'.' Write immediately for full particulars, sample, picture, literature, etc. Experi-
���usee unnecessary. Enclose 10c. to
*����er cost. Clifford C. Mitchell.
PO. Box 2, Edmonton, Alberta, Can-
adit. (3731)
Fl C BON'S pay dollars where chickens
pay cents; small capital needed;
small space required; always pen-
-_..*. up; ready markets; send for
way issue of our Journal; fully explained there; price ten cents. Reliable Squab Journal, Versailles,
Mo. <3734>
KOR SALE���TWO CIRCULAR SAWS
and saw table complete. Apply at
Tbe News office.
KOR  SALE���$1.00 down,    $1.00    per
or active conflict involving the gre'at
armies or Europe is the striking forecast, from a Kuropeaii surgeon whose
position In medical science gives his
opinion peculiar authority. This view
is presented by Dr. Octave Laurent,
surgeon of St. John's hospital. Brussels, who followed the troops ln the
Balkans for 11 months nnd has now
issued a volume on the war In Bulgaria anel Turkey, which is essentially
a treatise on military wounds and
surgery, The work presents the latest evidence on the deBtructivenesa
of modern armaments. Its forecasts
are entitled to special respect for two
reasons. They are incidental to the
main purpose of the volume, which is
the description and discussion or modem military surgery. The author pre-
: sen Us   his   figures   almost   as   casual
scout headquarters on first aid methods tor caring for the wounded and
week-end camps will he held on the
hanks of the Humber every week for
five weeks, beginlhg tomorrow. These
camps are for the purpose of giving
the scouts au idea of practical field
work and have been made possible
throng'., the generosity of Col. Good-
erham.
The scouts will be ready to do anything required of them. They will fill
the place's left vacant by men called
to the war, If needed, and will help
lo alleviate the distress and suffering in the city next winter. In case
Canada is endangered they will be
ready and willing to go to the front.
It is necessary only to look in at priv
vineial headquarters, Dominion Bank
chambers, Hloor and Sherbourne
streets, to realize how earnest the
scouts are'. The- elubrooms look like
a miniature' hospital.
This splendid example of patriotism
on the part of tne Scouts, not only
here, but in Kngland and Belgium, has
created   widespread  attention.
Every department of the fair, and they
are numerous indeed, shows an average improvement of one hundred per
cent. The fair will be held in spite
of war and only a Cerman invasion
or Vancouver during fair week could
stop it. But this idea Is preposterous.
ITS  BRITAIN'S  FIRST
WAR WITH GERMANY
SEATTLE MAY SEND
OUT RELIEF SHIP
week,    Canada's    Pride    Malleable  (.OI,ciusjons   forced   on   his   attention
Ranges; everyone guaranteed. Mor
ket square. (3719)
TO RENT
fOR RENT���IP YOD HAVE ROOMS
to rent try an ad. In thia column.
KOR RENT���Six room
ished. Third street.
Box 116,
house    turn-
Apply  P.  O.
(3737)
FEMALE HELP WANTED.
OTHERS RKCE1VF. $15 TO $65
weekly! Why not you? Write nn-
mediately for full particulars, sam-
ute. picture, literature, etc. Experience unnecessary. Enclose 10c. to
��wer cost. Clifford ('. Mitchell,
po Box 2, Edmonton, Alberta. Canada. (3731)
TO RENT���FURNISHED HOUSE
keeping rooms, $10 per month, at
224 Seventh street. 13720)
KOR RENT -Modern clean houses In
all parts of town nnd Burnaby at
very low rents. B. G. finish, 'phone
312, 201 Westminster Trust Bldg.
MONEY TO LOAN.
MONEY TO LOAN In larce and small
amounts. Post office box 154 New
Westminster.
��.  NTEO-MISCELLANEOUS.
HAXCH WANTED- Must be improv-
ef. Will pay cash for same. B,
��;. Brush. 201 Westminster Trust
ttxilding.
WANTED TO RENT HOUSE -Call or
pbone particulars and we'll set vou ,
�� tenant   at   once.   201 Westmin-
���ter Trust building.    I'hone 312.       |
WANTED TO BUY���Pour or five
room house; give full particulars;
<<>rms and lowest cash price. P. O.
Hox 154, City.
AGENTS WANTED.
OTHERS RECEIVE $15 TO $65
weekly! Why not you? Write immediately for full particulars, sample, picture, literature, etc. Experience unnecessary. Enclose 10c. to
cover cost. Clifford C. Mitchell.
P.O. Box 2. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (C":U)
WANTED���Dressmaking; prices   rea- i
tenable,    Now  Is the time to  put j
vntir orders in before the fall rush.
Mrs:, C, Cunningham, suite 10 Brad-'
les apartments. (3722)
WANTED���Household furniture. Will
ton*, tell on commission or exchange
..act.on sales conducted. 11 I. Rus-
m-IJ. "The Only Reliable," corner
Columbia and Fourth streets, plume
881. 137131
LOOKS BRIGHT EOR
AMERICAN SHOES
���	
; Manufacturers   on   This   Side   of   the
Water  Believe  War Will   Help
Business  Wonderfully.
WANTED���Household   f
j-tneks of merchandise
..rnall quantities for spot
will sell your Roods by public
tion and give a guaranteed value
.no commission charged.  Before dis- j creases
Seattle,   Aug.   12.--"While   war    in
 1 Europe  is   ruining  many   of  the  old
rnlture and | world's Industries, the i'actorie's of the
in  large or   United States are taking on  new life
cash    or;an(] the proprietors are wearing broad
auc-! smiles of satisfaction  as  the  demand
or lid their  commodities    gradually    In-
The outlook in the shoe bus-
street
I'hone 21."
C
721)
posing of your goods elsewhere j iness is exceptional}- promising and
rait in Fred Davis and get his [ there is no doubt in my mind that the
ralues, then see the others, after- United States will take a new grip
warda Davis will sell for you or buy. ron the shoe manufacturing industry.
Call at White Lunch, ,",4S Columbia i oth the opportunity for saleo f teh rrd
Both  the  opportunity tor the  sale of
'������ the  raw   material  and  the  ciiancet  o
buy   the   raw   material   has   increased
, since   the   war   began   and   the   final
result Will  be  that a greater number
loi' better grade shoes than  were ever
i produced in this country will be turn-
j ed  out   Irom  the-  factories  this year."
C. F. Taylor, a shoe manufacturer
of Omaha, Neb., expressed the forego-
I Dig opinion  last evening.     Mr. Taylor
i in   optimistic   over   the   advantage-   to
i.i   gained   by   this  country   from   Ku-
liope's   misfortune   and   declares   that
lhe  can   se-e  nothing  but     prosperity Itures  of
ahead of the United States. I war was
WANTED���Furniture,   etc..    W.    M.
MeCloy & Co.. the expert auc-
' oneers, will conduct a successful
auction for you or buy outright if
fale not desired. Cle.m business,
prompt settlements, over 20 years
wide experience. Write or call 32
'-��� sth street. C',718!
LAND REGISTRY ACT.
In
part
tho
ef  Lot   _n, I
District   of'
::-    1.-1    '. !.   Ill nek    1
��� nip    I.   Map   1489,
.\,-x   Westminster.
(t   -,,..    prool of lh�� logs of Certificate
at   Title   Kumber   4796XK,   I.HUed   in     the
��� ���  ol Bthi i M   ,\. Vlpan, has been fll-
��<-     .  ll   . offloe
..���--.���>��� i- hereby &lve>n thai   I  shall, at
tsplratton   et   one   month   rrom   the
tat.   of  the first  pubitcnllon hereof.  In  n
���   re'..iip.r published In the City of
-- ���   Wi   tmlnsler. Ishui  ,, duplicate ef the
-    ���   Certificate,   unles.   In  ih,-   meantime
objection i��   maile' t.. me In writing.
.1   t ���   OWTNN,
District   ReRlstrar ,>r Titles.
!...-��� I Rj Ristry Office,
Si ���    .V, -:��� ,:   iter,   B C,   July   27,   lfl lt.
i _7i>:> i
Jave-Browne-CaveC;
Mr.
aad Miss
L.R.A.M ,  A ll.C.M.
<*eM3ERS OF THE INCORPORATE!.
SOCIETY  OF  MUSICIAN6.
Lea-sons ln Pianoforte, Violin, Sing ,
tag. Voice Production, Theory (in'
ebmee or privately), Harmony, Counter- '
point. Musical Form aud History.
Pupils prepared   for   the   examtna-'
ttacn of the Associated Hoard of   the I
Royal  Academy of  Music and  Royal
College of Music.   Also   Profession*!
Diplomas, Teacher or Performer.
Far  terms, etc.,  apply  61  Dufteiln
��-.����*.   Phone 411 R.
"Tii,. chief difficulty among American   -hoe   manufacturers   heretofore,"
I say.1  Mr. Taylor, "lias  been  that Iliis
country could not produce a sufficient
] suppl\ of suitable le-athe'r and because
of the great demand on the continent
it.  u���:   difficult to geth leather from
t'ne <,��,,, i  chiel leather-supplying elis-
1 tricts of the'  world.    Argentina,    the
' greatest  cattle  country,   which    produces  more   leather,   I   believe,  than
any other euii' country, se-nt the great-
' er part of her output to Germany for
manufacture  and   the   i'nited   states
I was able to obtain only a  part of its
innual output.
'Manufacturing in (Iermany and. in
t, on the entire continent will be
ciirtainled or will cease under present
conditions, and as tlie Argentinians
must have a market for their leather,
now is the chance for American manufacturers to ste'p in and take over
this trade. Even when European
trade revives there is no reason why
the South Americans should return to
European markets when satisfactory-
prices are being received from this
country.
"There/ore,   American   manufacturers will be able to obtain a greater
amount of leather than ever before at
: more reasonable prices anel both  the
! quality anil  number of shoes made in
' Iliis  country   will  Increase   under  the
circumstances.
"While' the absence of an  American
; merchant marine will produce a tem-
i porary  overstock  of    the    American
; market, the ultimate result will be the
opening of the European markets tor
American  minds.t as the soldiers and
civilians of the war-Involved European
i countries musl be show
by the facts he has had to deal with
for his main purpose. Laurent is a
surgeon of high standing, author of a
work on clinical surgery now in Its
third edition and Is a member of many
foreign medical societies. His statements are to be given the same weight
as the "by-the-way" remark in a paper
by the late Weir Mitchell, who says
that in his experience in the American
civil war hospitals near Philadelphia
the extreme rarity of bayonet wounds
quite discredited in his mind the traditional horrors of the "cold steel."
Great   Balkan   Losses.
Bulgaria put Into the field during
the two wars more than 300,000 soldiers, drawn from a population of
about 4,300,000. The totals of thc
wars were: Killed, 46,000; wounded,
115.000. The total, 161,000, represented one-third of the effective force of
the whole army, or three per cent
of the entire population of the country. The deaths were wone in twelve
of the whole army, one in four or the
wounded and one in a hundred of the
population. During July, 191.",, 150,-
000 men were killed or wounded on
both sides: and more than half of
these, at least SO,000, fell during .lune
30 to July 5. What these figures mean
for the losses in a war between the
great powers ot Europe is indicated
by Laurent In quoting with approval
the statement of another commentator
on these figures, who says:
"If you put a zero behind each of
these numbers you will have some-
idea of the effective strength of the
armies and the losses that must he
presmed to take place in any war
which would tomorrow set the armed
forces or any two-first class powers of
Kurope on the fighting line. There
would be not less than 1,500,000 dead
and wounded In the course' of the
first  month."
That these grim figures are within
reason seems likely from the fart that
the conditions of conflict in a great
European war would be substantially
those of the Balkan wars. Large-
masses of troops would he in continuous close touch and rifle and artillery fire would be at least as destructive as in the conflicts of last
year. If lhe' suggested million and a
half of casualties per month did not
actually occur there is no reason to
suppose that the percentage of killed and wounded to the force's engaged in large battles would be materially lower than in the Balkan wars.
High  Proportion  of  Killed.
The high proportion of the killed to
the wounded during the Balkan war
is a modern feature that, would be
Hkely to be repeated. Artillery fire,
the use of explosive shrapnel, was responsible for more than half eif the
deaths, but for less than one-fifth of
the wounded. Rifle fire was therefore relatively uneffectlve by its failure to produce those massive destructive effects which follow So swiftly on
the skillful use of artillery rire would
mark the operations of the great Kuropeaii armies, and from that one has
little excuse for forecasting any but
high figures for the killed.
.Many of those wounded by the small
calibre-, high velocity bullets now used
would stand good chances of recovery
with probable small permanent disablement, One Of the surprising tea
the wounds in the Balkan
the great number ol perfora-
Proposal Made to Despatch Assistance
to   War-Ridden   Nations  of
Europe.
the offensive ,iorth of Liege. Cavalry
to the number of lOO.OOO are rerun-
mmc-rlng t wards Tongres and -t
Trond anil small engagements were
reported   titer*,   yesterday.
A dispatch to an Amsterdam newspaper this morning said that terrific
arfilery firing was .heard throughout
the morning coming from the direction of Tongres to the north of Liege.
The concussion was felt at Maastricht.
This ts Important in view of a confirmation from Brussels that "the German army ls being detached from its1    _.     ,     .   _
po.ilion before Liege and Is advanc- The Ang.o-fierman conflict that has
ing through the heart of Belgium. The J��st begun ls the first war that has
main body of the Herman cavalry is ever been fought between England
-MiRaKetl tn a forward movement all and (,,rmany> ��� between Kngland
..ning the front or the allied armies. \_Z , / . _. U1���"u
                 and any part of (Iermany.
fireat   Hritain   has  often   been   the
HOTEL MEN OFFER J a'l>' -t  Prussia, the  backbone of the
BIG PRIZES FOR SHOW j pr*Kent (Jerman empire, but never her
[enemy.     England   lent   Prussia  valuable aid during the seven vears' war
Vancouver's   hotel   men   have   pre-jof   1756 1763,   and   helped   her   again
���ented  the   Vancouver   Exhibition   as-1 during the war of liberation  against
soclatlon with the-sum of two hundred ?Ia,>oU'0.n'   t IVuBBian    and     English
,,,.-. ��� , , .w,    troops fought side bv side in the bat-
dollars to be used as prlr.es, and this\__   of   Waterloo,  and   marched   into
will be awarded to the best milk pro-, Paris together several weeks later. It
ducer, to the team of over 1,400 pounds!is -���* <hat during this conflict, Rax-
and  the  best  team  of    under    1,400 i "",'��� a German state siding with Na
pounds.    The  prize  list  now  exceeds  Po'^n, was technically considered at
ISO 000 war wlth KnK'and, but no actual clash
The Vancouver Licensed Hotelkeep-1 !">,t*Ppn the 'oreea of theae two coun
ers' association put up the money and I \l_* _______Vi___ ..���*   1����  Ume
like good business men they enclosed their perfectly good cheque for the
, amount.
that Englishmen and Hermans fought
as allies was during the Boxer insur-
rectlon in China thirteen years ago
They   decided   they   would   offer   a I ..J,'"1"  *���}}���^'^i a<-F*����lo_    of
-_. .,.1-0 r.t sr... ___'*.. --��.-._,. ,-.  ..._,  Emperor William 11.. -"ranee, and not
Germany, was regarded as England's
I tions  by  bullet.
Utvelj   litiii
which
    permanent
rent reports instance's I
let    passed    completely
did  compara-
damage,  Lau-
which a im!-
through    the
brain or pierced the chest or abdomen
with surprisingly little resultant dun-
age. In some of these seemingly se-
Hour eases of wounds healing was
rapid and uneventful. Even bones
were sometimes neat.lj pli rci d without fracture or other serious consequences.    This  was  not   tn-   rule  In
bone- injuries, however, for there were
many complicated fractures of the
'nrgi-r bones, these constituting a special surgical problem. Flesh vounds
from elirect rifle fire were often ah-
solutel.. harmless; and In many cases
the wounded were back on the firing
line in two or three weeks after
wounds that In the older wars would
have meant absolute disablement,
Tne mortality was distributed among
56 per cent, wounds of the head, 35 to
40 per cent, wounds of the trunk, and
5 per cent wounds of the limbs imputations were done in less than one
per cent, of all the cases treated In
the hospital, In the American civil
war amputations figured largely, bul
that was before the birtli of modern
medicine and surgery. Trephining for
skull wonnds was more often resorted
to than amputations In wounds of the
limbs.
COY  SCOUT3 ORGANIZE
TO  DO  THEIR   PART
Toronto,    Aug.    1-.   Toronto    Bo>
.ci ut.   .ne ready to do their tlutj   In
the crisis new facing lhe British empire.    Al  .in emergency meeting yi e
terday attended by Col. A. E. Rooder-
bam, Noel Marshall, .1. G. Kent, ll   d.
Hammond and others, It was decided
to Immediatelj organize an ambulance
Washington, Aug. 11.    Reports thai   section of 100 senior boys to prepare
Greal  Britain has forbidden the land   for any  contingency  thnt   may  arise,
Ing  ol   all   foreigners   on   her  shores, j Ten   Btretchern  ami   complete    equip-
causi d     Secretary   Bryan
i tins  1
1 them,
md because
the  logical  marleei   to  BUpplj
tonight ti
cable Ambassador Page instructions
to Investigate and. If he finds the report Hue, to ledge an urgent protest
with  the   Iiritish  foreign  office.
meuit have been donated by Tl'limblll
Warren for the stretcher bearers' ec
Hon  ami  everything    neceBsarj    lias
lieen   secuieil
Lectures   will   be   delivered   al   tin-
Seattle, Aug. 1^.���H. C. Henry pro-
poseel to tlie chamber of commerce
that Seattle, through that organization, and acting in conjunction with
other Washington cities, equip and
dispatch the first supply ship to Europe as an aid to sufferers of the war
now convulsing the continent.
In   a   communication   addressed    to
the chamber this morning, Mr. Henry:
declares  the people of this and other
cities    throughout   the   state   would
gladly  support sunii  a  plan. The rail-;
roads,    he    believes,    would    furnish ;
transportation  cheaply, that the Seattle port, commission would supply the
necessary dock space, whip- the government or some large steamship company   operating   vessels   out   ot   this
port,  would place a ship at  th'* city's
disposal.
"It seems to me," said Mr. Henry,
"Lhat it would be a tine thing for this
city, through the chamber of commerce, to take the- initiative in loading
with supplies the .-first relief ship.
The people of the state of Washington
would thus have the satisfaction or
landing In Europe the first cargo of
supplies for the starving non-combatant: .
"Ii dues not appear probable that relieving the distn-ss of non-comhatants
would be held an unneutral act: if so,
cargoes could be landed under the
direction of the National Red Cross
society in lhe- diHerent belligerent
countries where the suffering was the
greatest. There' could be no Feeling
or partisanship when children are crying for food."
Mr. Henry pointed out that the recruiting of the' European armies, now
in conflict, will take away from their
families millions of breadwinners and
that the suffering of the dependents
their wives and children will be
frightful
"Surely." lie adds, "it is the- duty of
all the other countries throughout the'
world, blessed With peace and alum-
dance, to try and alleviate this distress."
Enclosed In the communication was
Mr. Henry's check tor $100 for the
use of the American lied Cross society.
Coincident  with  the  Henry    letter
canie an appeal from J. E, Cbllbreg,
treasurer  of   the-   Washington    state j
Branch  of  the  American   Bed  Cross
society, urging that every commercial!
organization   in   the   state  take  steps
to raise money for the relief work in ,
the Europe-an war /.one.    Mr. Chllberg
also  draws attention  to the  situation
now confronting tlie women and children  of the nations at war and  calls
upon   Washington  citizens    to    give,
them  all  assistance  possible  at  once. .
As   treasurer  of   the   state   branch,
Mr, Cbllbreg will receive donations tei :
ti.is fund at  iiis offices in the Alaska '���
bnllding or at the chamber or com-
merce In the Central building.
EXPECT BATTLE
IN ftW DAYS
1 Com Inued I-' oni Page One 1
r ench territory bus assumed far
greater military Importance than the
Krem h Incursion Into Alsace, accord
ilig to cue expert view. The fact ip-
pears to Ik- clear that the Hermans
must have penetrated in the rear of
the French lines along the upper
reaches of the Alsne . This was done
by the German army pressing through
Luxemburg and on to the west and
south of the city, meeting in Lorraine'. The Importance of the move
ment along tho Alsne is commented
upon by the Paris correspondent of
the Daily Mail, who says that "checked both north and south the Hermans
will soon concentrate in the neighborhood of Arlon and advance' in
force-." Arlon lies iu the extreme
southeast of Belgium, almost on the
route from Luxemburg to the Alsne.
The battlefield ed Sedan  is 30 miles
to   the   west.
The French war office announces
that. Lie- French nnd German troops
are '" contact for 20 miles along the
frontier, and that engagements are
taking place at Longwy. Longuoln and
Mnrville In France and at Virton, in
eHlgium. All these- are apparently rn
the realm of operations of Germany's
great army of tbe Moselle' moving
westward across Luxemburg to the!
Alsne river.
Military experts studying the- positions eif the opposing armies may. it '
is pointed out, possibly have been con-
'used ns in the German entrenchment
said to have been erected on the river
���\i.11e, which they conclude to be the
river of that name well Inside the
French border. Thi re is also a small
stream called the Alsne running Into
tin Aliitiii' al Bomal, below Liege, and
this in.iv In- the one mentioned, as it
would   thus  form  an  extension  nf  the
ne.lt nslve im iks thrown up bj the
Oi 1 mans ,r, v tin-y eiicoun ered Belgian oppcu'-Li ,1 at Liege,
Tbe Hall; Mail's Brussels cuirespon-
I'cnt says the Germans have also taken
first prize of $50 to the owner of the
cow which produced the best milk at
the exhibition grousds during the fair
wee-k. The remainder of the money-
was divide-d betweeen two classes of
agricultural horses.
These horses must be owned by
bona fide farmers. Several substantial
prizes  have already  been  put  up  for
arch enemy. It was the kaiser's aggressive naval policy that antagonized John Bull. That wary old gentleman soon became suspicious of the
upstart navy which his Teuton neighbor was constructing, and from that
moment on the traditional Anglo-Ger-
Iman friendship became a thing of the
past.
competition  in    other    classes.    The I
best agricultural  team  of over  1,400
pounds will be awarded $100, and tbe
prlie for the best agricultural team! ..., ekbolm. Aug 11. The concern
under 1,400 pounds will be given a $50, tranoi. of Russian forces in strength
Prize' ��� at   Kke'tias   apparently   disproves   the
The time for making entries expires report widely published on Saturday
August 20 and judging by present in- that a Herman army of 40,000 men
dlcatlons more entries than ever be- had been landed there and was march-
fore made will be received this year, j ing on Helsingfors.
The Bank of Vancouver
HEAD  OFFICE:   VANCOUVER.   B.C.
���rinchs. Throughout tha Province of Brltlah Columbia.
Saving* Department at all Branches Deposit* of One Dollar aad
upwards received and Intereat at the highest current rata paid or
credited half yearly.
A QENERAL BANKING  BUSINESS TRANSACTED.
Draft* and Traveller*' Cheques suld, payable ln all part* of Ue
world.
CHAS. O. PENNOCK, General Manager.
New   Westminster   Branch: A. W. BLACK, Manager.
CANADIAN        (CANADIAN
PACIFIC PACIFIC
Labor Day
Hound   trip   tickets  al   single
fare  and  one-third   will  be  on
saie   Sept.   -1   tO   Mcpt.   1,   gold   to
return up to Sept. 9,
Weed end special  rale on  sale
Fiidays. Saturdays anl Sunday.-..
For particulars apply to
E. GOULET, Local Agent, or to
H. W. Brodie. C.P.A., Vancouver
B. C. Coast SS. Service
For   Victoria   From   Vancouver.
10.P.O a.in Dally
2:00   p.m Daily
11:45   p.m Dally
For Seattle
10:30 a.m Daily
lioo p.m. daily except Saturday
11:45 p.m Saturday
For Nanaimo
1" a in   and 6.1.0 pm Daily
Nanaimo, Union Bay, Comox
.   a.m.   Thursdav  and   Saturday
Vancouver,   Union   Bay.   Powell
11:45 p.m Kvery Saturday
Prince Rupert, Granby Bay and
Skeena River Points.
ll:00p.m    Wednesdays
For Gulf Island Points.
5:00 a.m. Tuesdays for Victoria,
calling at points in Gulf Isl.
To Alaska  ...Kvery  Saturday
Electric Household Appliances
A cordial invitation Is given tlie ladies of New Westminster to
visit the salesrooms or the B. C, Kleetric. in the company's terminal
at Columbia and Eighth, lo Inspect our complete line of Electric
Cook ing and Household appliances,
These appliances greatly lessen the labor ol the housewife, pro-
motlng both her comfoit and convenience, They are' always ready
I'or service, operating on connection with any household socket T'ne
cost tor current is only a row cents per hour of continuous operation.
Electric Cooking Applances just meet your summer demands as
they can do all tonus of light cooking just as well as the kitchen
raiiRe. Fully seventy-five per cent of your summer cooking can be
done In this manner,
THE APPLIANCES WILL BE DEMONSTRATED FOR YOU AND
ALL QUESTIONS ANSWERED. YOU WILL FIND THE VISIT
BOTH   INTERESTING  AND   INSTRUCTIVE.
BRITISH COLUMBIA ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY
New Westminster Salesrooms, B.C. Electric Block, Columbia & Eighth
1 St*?**
Special Excursions
to THE ALASKA COAST (STEWART)
OBSERVATORY INLET (Anyox-Granby Bay)
Five Davs (f'JQ Glacial, Island
including J JA Mountain and
Meals and Berth. Y^v Forest Scenery
SH     "I'rince    Rupert"    sails S.S     "I'rince    George"    sails
Monday midnight, August 3, 10, Thursdays, midnight, August ti,
17   24 ' 31. 13' -"��� -7-
Boats remain at I'rince Rupert one day, affording an opportunity
of seein-.  the  new Grand Trunk Pacific city.
Parlor rooms separately or en suite, with or without private
bath,' etc., at an additional cost.    Staterooms en  suite  without  extra
'll'\;   SMITH. C.P. and TA. <���   E, .IKNNKV, O.A.P.D.,
Phone   Sey.   8184, r'-'7 Hranvlll'i St., Vancouver, B.C. �����*���--���_���-������������������
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
PAGE SEVEN
WE  DO   OUR
PART
Illgj.e_t Drug Store in B.C. Any
Drug   Wholesale   or   Ketail.
CURTIS REXALL
DRUG STORE
New We*tmin*ter.
JOHN B. GRAY
The Jeweller
GET   TOGETHER
Huy    your    Tennis    Racquets   and
Baseball Hoods from
M. J. Knight & Co. Ltd.
56  Sixtli  Street.
WESTMINSTER CREAMERY
ICE CREAM IS GUARANTEED
We want your trade.   Your dollar is worth a dollar at
MacDonald's Grocery
633 Sixth Street.
New   Weatmlnater,   B.C.
When   you   buy,   buy   tho   best
and get lt at  MacDonald*.
Phone  1075L.
McBRIDE'S RETAIL
LIQUOR STORE
Begble  Street.
Choicest Wines ana Liquors on
the market always In stock.
PRICES   RIGHT.
B.&K. ROLLED OATS
none just as good, nor none better.   Insist on getting.
B. & K. CEREALS
PURITY AND B. A K. FLOUR.
Make More Bread and Better
Bread.
HAY,  GRAIN   AND   POULTRY
FEEDS.
THE
Brackman-Ker
M_l ing Co., Ltd.
For STRAW and PANAMA HATS
SEE  PHILLIPS.
This is the season when we have to change our headgear to a
more comfortable and lighter weight, BUCh as Straw and Panamas, We
have them both.
The Botha Shape in senate and tine straw  $1.50 to $5.00
Others  50c to $2.50
Panamas   $6.00 to $15.00
M. J. PHILLIPS
671 COLUMBIA ST.
and Buy At Home
HUY   KHO.M
Pacific
Meat
Market
McMenemy & Anderson.
RAIN  fROWERS*
B.C.AGENCY. LTD.
NEW WESTMINSTER.B.C.
, Manufacture  und  soil  Paisley  Whole
Wheat   Meal,   Hrlton   Breakfast   Meal
Borne have meat too toiiKh to eat,        a���d   cirain  Growers'    Private    Stock
While some1 have meat that's tend-r
We sell meat you'll find a Ireat
H vou let  us be the sender.
Flour. All rrom Marquis wheat grown
Phone 192.
i In Alberta.    U  is good  and  it saves
735 Columbia Street. I you  money.
HEE CHUNG JACKSON PRINTING CO.
MERCHANT   TAILOR.
Full stock ot  latest imported  Suit ^^^^^^^^^
Ings lor summer wear. Perrect fil I ^^^~^^^^^~
and workmanship guaranteed. Price. : Market Square:
from  $18.00 up.    701   Front street.       |
Quality Printers
Phone 388
Wear Our Good Furnishings
Nothing puts a man on such good terms with himseir as good
fitting, good reeling underwear, socks, shirts, collars and neckties.
We've got them for you. You get them rrom us. don't take anything
that is banded out to vou, but come to the store that "has got the
goods"  when  you want furnishings.    Of course our prices are right.
reid & Mcdonald
NEW   WESTMINSTER'S   STORE   FOR   MEN'S   WEAR.
707*Columbia Street.
GILLEY BROS., LIMITED
PHONES: 15 AND 16.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Coal, Cement,
Washed Gravel and the Best Concrete Sand in B.C.
Lime, Plaster, Sewer Pipe and the hardest and
toughest crushed rock in the country. Rip-rap
Rock a specialty.
Read Your Home Paper First
The Morning Paper of New Westminster and
The Fraser Valley.
Up-to-the-minute in every Department.
H doesn't cost you anything to do
the right thing and buy ut home.
!-uyultj iu many cases does call ror
personal sacrifices, but loyalty In this
ie-.t,ard to your home town does not.
tin the contrary, It is a benefit to you,
in that it helps ihe community In
which you live and no man is so
Short-flighted as net to be able to see
that what is good I'or bis town is
good ror himself as an individual.
li takes all kinds of people to make
up the' population of u city. Soin;i
look at everything from the standpoint of the man who is out i'or the
!.ood of his town. Others place themselves first and those in still another
class don't think of it either way.
They just go ahead blindly.
This latter kind ol' people are   the
ones to get hold of.    Tbey  are open
to   easy   conviction   if" someone  only
will take them    in hand    and    teach
them.   Show them where they are un-
ecnsciou.ly injuring   the    community
by   sending    elsewhere    lor    article..
they might just as well purchase here.
It will not take much showing either
and soon you'll have them as royal as
the best.
l-v< ry convert won to the buy-at-
bcine doctrine Is an active friend
gained. He will not be satisfied with
sticking to the game himself, but
he'll take it up to bis friends and
neighbor.-:.
The result will be concerted action
am!   that's   what  really   Is   needed.
After all, it takes a .cood many
drops of rain to make a shower. Tho
way to make buying at home tell is
to get everybody interested, at least,
everybody that's reasonable, and once
you have a good crowd travelling the
right way, you'll be surprised to see
the number who will fall in without
any more persuasion.
Will You   J
Line Up    ���
SHOP IN NEW WESTMINSTER
IHE PAIR
:FOR:
Crockery and
Stationery
If it's Shoes, try the
Old Country Boot Store
We are stocked up In tbe best
Canadian and Old Country Footwear. In all kinds of . umiuer
shoes our stock is complete.
Canvas Shoes from 65c. up;
Hathlng Shots 20c. to ,0c fur
women.   Our prices are the low-
est possible as our terms
ARE CASH.
J. STEWART, Proprietor.
WESTMINSTER
FURNITURE STORE
H.  J.   RUSSELL
Corner Fourth and Columbia Streets.
Choicest Goods. Lowest Prices.
P.O. Bo* ma Dally News
J. T. BURNETT'S PRINT SHOP
JOB   PRINTING
of all kinds.
Prices right   Satisfaction guai
M MeKemle St
SEND US YOUR
We know that we can give you
the greatest value for your money, and we feel sure that our
service will suit you. Our customers are our best advertisers.
New customers come to us constantly who tell us that a friend
or neighbor has    recommended
AUGUST ORDERS
them to deal at the Annandale
Supply Co. Others come to is*
aud tell us that they get fresher fruit and vegetables from mm
than they get elsewhere. OUieri
again, find tbat we keep t_i<.
best butter, and so on.
Annandale Supply Co.
Try a "Society    | Westminster
Brand" Suit     Transfer Co.
Tflis  Summer I 0f,lce Ph<��>e 185.       Barn Phone 1*7-
Begble Street
Tailored   for   Young   Men    and    Men 	
Who Stay  Young Baggage Delivered Promptly to
C7_Q rl Jm/I Any Part of the City.
A. S. Mills &Co. U*����^|lwTfc*f
j CITY OF NEW WE8TMINSTEII 8.C
Columbia  Street  at  Sixth
Columbia Piano House
R. M. ROSS, JR., Manager,
Sewing Machines.
Better machines for less money.
A rull line of STANDARDS from
$35.00 to $80.30.   Easy Terms.
Pianos.
Bell, Heintzman and Co., Chick
ering   Bros.,   Wormworth   and
others.   We save   you   money.
Organs   from   $25   up.   Pianoa
tuned.   Pianos to rent.
Royal City m ^ and geniumens'
WineCo.   SUITS
LIMITED
High Class Wines. Spirits, Beers, Etc.
From  $25 to $45, made to order.
J. N. AITCtiM
Merchant Tailor.   Westminster Truo
Phone Your Order to 1299.
Come and see our new store Corner
Columbia and Blackie Sts.
Whale Oil Soap, Quassia Chip*
Black Leaf Extract at
RYALL'S Drug Store
Phone 57 Hart   B.o.k.
]
SMART TRIMMED HATS    PACIFIC CANADIAN
PRINTING COMPANY:
���
$1.95.
Carnarvon Street-.
|   Commercial,   Catalogue   and   Poster
MRS.   AGRET,   59   3.XTH   STREET. Printing.
Buy Your Shoes from
SINCLAIR, The Shoe Man
He Sells Nothing but the BEST.
I
RICHARDSON & HUMPHRIES
fMOR-D cioncs
thing and Fur*
nishings.
Inclusive Dealers    in   Men's
High-Class Go-
Now ready in Spring and Summer Styles.   There has never been
a line of men's clothing that lias pleased so many men and given so
much  satisfaction  and   wear  as  these  same   FIT-RITE   CLOTHES.
Better come in todav and look them over.
709 COLUMBIA STREET. WESTMINSTER TRUST BLOCK.
J(c<Mstete
m, y_m--���_%
Limited.
C. A. WelshlJAMES &
iMcCLUGHAtf
THE  PEOPLE'S GROCER.
���Phones:
City Store      193 and 443
Sapperton Branch      3711   _________________________
West End Branch    C50 i
tudcc pir  ernB-  - of plenty ! New Westminster, General Office ��*_.
THREE  BIG  STORES  OF  PLENTY. .     _ ^^ ^^ ^ g^ ^
Hardware, Plumbing and Heating.
AND SHOP AT McALLISTERS.
We Pack, Ship and Prepay Freight on all Purchases.
WE CAN PROVE
to you or any other sane person that this store can and does sell Furai-
turo and Home Furnishings for us little money as any other store
in Hritish Columbia. OUR PRICES, backed by a reputation for s_ni_tr.>
dealing, have stood the tests o!' two years' unfair competition���Bankrupt Stock Sales and Bargain Sales under all sorts of names.
YOUR MONEY will so further and return sooner to your OWN
POCKET when you keep it in your HOME CITY.
OUR STOCK is new and up to date, marked to give you the hundred cents of honest value for every dollar of your good money >\��a
hand us.
WE WILL TREAT YOU RIGHT���WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
DENNY & ROSS
THE OLD RELIABLE.
Corner Sixth and Carnarvon Sts.
Phone
/
n PAGE EIGHT
THE NEW WESTMINSTER NEWS.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
Drake's Arrival
Brings Comfort
Another Powerful Fighting
Ship Added to Defence
of Atlantic.
Ottawa, Aug. 12.���The arrival of the
powerful fighting ship Drake has
brought considerable comfort to the
Canadian authorities, who have been
anxious about shipping on thc Atlantic coast.
With six efficient cruisers, including the Niobe, scouting the waters of
the North Atlantic, it is hoped that
the German cruisers in these waters
may soon be picked up and the captains of ships relieved of the anxiety
which has bothered tbe in since the
beginning of the war.
There is a good deal of curiosity as
to where the German boats are getting the coal with which to keep
��couting. lt is supposed that their
supplies are sent from American ports
in colliers, and that the' German boats
arc supplied at sea.
On tne Pacific apparently the same
thing ls being done, for there have
been no reports or the German boats
taking in coal in any American port
��in either coast.
Fight At Liege
Again Renewed
f.crmans  Evidently  Determined to Subdue Hostile
Belgians.
EXCESSIVE DEMAND
ADVANCED PRICES
Slight Advance Noted at Local Stores
on   Food  Supplies���No Change
Note,   in Meat Line.
Brussels, via London, Aug. 12. ���The
fight  for the possession of the l.iege
forts has started again.   The Germans
erected a bridge al  Llxhe,    for   the
transport nf troops and heavy material and it is possible that au attempt
simultaneously will  be made to cross
the liver Meuse in front of l.iege, for
convoys have been sighted proceeding
toward   Kngis.    The German advance
is being greatly retarded by the forts
-ii  Liege, as they dominate the route
taken   by  the  Germans  and  also  (he
j' tervals  between   the   forts,   thereby
pi even ting the  progress of the artil-
ii ry  and  transport  wagons.
London, Aug. 12.���The struggle between the Belgians and the Germans
for the Liege forts recommenced today. The forts are being fired upon
and are returning the fire of the Ger-
mans with vigor. The German troops
pir��' in movement with the evident intention of crossing the Meuse river.
Convoys have been sighted proceeding
toward Kngis, ii town to the southeast
ot -Liege.
The're has been much agitation and
many persons in New Westminster as
well as throughout the Dominion and
In Kngland. have become firmly convinced thut there Is bound to be a
great scarcity of provisions and a
consequent raise in prices as a result of lbe Kuropeaii war. To be sure
there has been a slight advance in
price in a few of the staples most in
demand, but it will be well for every
householder to disabuse' bis or her
mind of the idea that there will ever
occur a scarcity of the necessities of
life in this section.
For several days there was a fevered anxiety on the part or many New
Westminster residents to lay in a
stock or provisions to last them for
months to come. The unexpected and
uncalled for demand vrry naturally
exhausted the supply on hand, and
with the inevitable' re-suit thai there
was a slight advance in prices,
That such staple- food articles as
flour and sugar have taken a slight
raise in price is an acknowledge-d
tact. Many merchants look on the
excessive- buying of these articles as
unwarranted and that the fact of this
buying is in itself the cause of the
jump in prices in many eases.
At the retail stores flour is now
selling at $K per barrel, or $2 per
sack, while about two weeks ago the-.
price was $" and $1,75.
Sugar was selling at $5.85 per 100
pounds on August 2 and now it is
quoted as $e>. I.ven at the slightly increased price., the public is better off
than last year al this time- when
sugar was iiuoted. wholesale, al $6.25
per 100 pounds, now it is just $1 less.
The wholesale price- of flour In carload lots ii year ago was $6._:.. per
barrel, it has gone up $1.10, making
the price $7.:!.". Tho increase In the
wholesale price of flour is claimec. to
be regulated by the eastern com-
panies and the- local firms are merely
keeping In step with the market.
Potatoes re-main about the same,
$20 per Ion wholesale, or $1.25 to
$1.60 lo the consumer, it is a very
difficult matte-r to give any idea of !
how the prices may run in the near
future.
At the meat markets the prices on
fresh goods ure practically the same
as they have been in the past two
weeks. This alsei pertains to ham
nnd bacon. Canned meats have remained stationary with the exception
of beef and mutton, which are quoted
higher.
Pacific Coast
Weil Guarded
Will HOLD SPECIAl
INQUIRY Al BURNABY
Rainbow   and   Submarines
Posted in Straits���Algerine Coming.
San Francisco, Aug. 12. The Hritish sloop of war Algerine was spoken
Off Gape Mendocino at 5 p.m. yester-
Oiiy by the American coaster Beaver
which arrived herr from Portland today. The Algerine wus cleared for
action and not a sailor's head showed
above the rails.
The Algerine wig-wagged the
Beaver to approach nnd the iwo vessels lay alongside while tin- captains
talked through meagaphones for half
an hour.
"For Hod's sake-," said the captain
of the Algerine. as they piirte-d, ac-
e-ordiiiR to Cn plain Mason of the
Heaver, 'don't tell the Leipzig where
we are;   we're too small.''
While making port today. Captain
Mason sight! d the Leipzig jo miles
outside the Heads, and heard her
wireless talkiim. The probability is,
as such communication Is strlckly forbidden under the neutrality regulations enforced by the United States
radio inspectors, that the Leipzig was
in touch with tlu- Nurnberg, which it
is now known is also scouting off lhe
coasl
The Algerine reported thai she was
without wireless and for 10VS 'lays she
luul been dodging up the coast trom
San Diego. Her captain had no news
of the war and at first was even a
little skeptical that yar nally bad
been declared He was glad to hear
thai rue' Rainbow was safe, but had
no Information as to the whereabouts
��� if the sloop of war Shearwater, the
only other British vessel in these
waters
A group of students returning to
the University ol California manned
the rails of the Beaver as she drew
away and gave their college yells for
the Algerine.
More flotsam from some British
warship was thrown up by the tide
today; this time on the northern
chores of the Golden Gate. There was
nothing to indicate what vessel it
came from, and the supposition still
stands that it is debris thrown overboard by ihe Rainbow when Hhe clear-
4-d for action on leaving this port before dawn last Saturday.
CERMAN  PRISONERS
ARRIVE AT PARIS
Paris, via London, Aug. 13. Several hundred German prisoners passed
through the Champigny station near
Paris today on their waj to Polctlers,
wher" they will be placed under
guard. The old,ers seem unite un
uereeri ,u, to p-'filr fate. Tiie German officers in the party, however,
are  sulky
The  untiring activity    of    General
Jos. Joffre-, commander In chief of the
French army, has won the admiration
of his troops    Since the first day of!
mobilization   h��'   has   travelled     thou-;
sands of miles  In  his  motor car and
appears to be everywhere at one time.
Hin   chauffeur   is   the   famous   racing;
motorisl    (leorce   Boi'mlt.   who   three
limes won the French Grand Prix.       i
Claims for  Compensation   Relative   to
Spec al   Survey  W'll  Be  Heard
on   September 8.
Vt sterday  morning  \V,  F.  Hansford
received    notice    from   the    attorney-
general  in  Victoria  to conduct a special Inquiry at the municipal hall. Hurnaby. on September 8, for the purpose
of bearing all claims for compensation
In   connection   with   the   special   survey  made of district lots  2f��. .'in and j
5.1.    This work    was    performed    by
Cleveland   and  Cameron,  of   Vancouver, some two years ago as the result
of   several   discoveries   of  residences I
being located on public roads and certain   streets   running     through     what
should have been private property.
When tbe re survey was made several lots were somewhat, lower in
dimensions and the purpose of this
inquiry is to determine the amount of
compensation so thai all claims and
damages can be adjusted before the
lieutenant governor's signature is at-
tached  to the  re-survey  maps
CATCH Of FISH
WAS RATHER LIGHT
Scckcyc   Run  Considered  Ahout Over.
and   Boats   Averaged   7.   to   125
Each Yesterday.
An avenue of l_'.', fish per boal was
the success of the salmon fleet on
the upper live'i- yesterday On the;
north arm a catch of BO was considered good, while the fishermen of
the main branch wen- hauling in
numbers somewhere between 75 and
150. Fight thousand fish, mostly
sockeyes. were- delivered here yester-I
day by two boats collecting em the
upper river.
Bellingham   correspondenl    reports
lhat 1*0011 sockeyes were received yes- j
terday from till  source-,    while  Ana- |
COrtes  states  only   L200     from     traps
were delivered.
Advices from Point Roberts and the
salmon  banks are to the effect that !
very   few   sockeyes are  in  tlle  vicinity
and nnles.s a small second run occurs, the sockeye fishing may be con-
Blden el as over.
The up river canneries report good j
business   yesterday    with    deliveries
averaging about 8000 lish.
Fishing off Canoe pass, the mouth
of the main river and Point Grey was
poor, ami owing to the rough weather
i number ol boats wore nol flshi d.
Average deliveries yesterday are
estimated about 3000 lish. Yesterday
morning very few boats were in, and
deliveries did not exceed 26 per boat.
Richmond cannery reports the loss
or a skifl In tbe gulf n<ar the light
ship oil Monday night, AugUEl 10.
three horse power Fairbanks engine
in boat. s. ll- :.4:;.>. Information desired,
It iclimond i annei j   re] oi ts i lie loss
McAllisters August Furnisl ring Sale News
Buy Blankets at This
Housefurnishing
Sale-It Will Save
You Money
Army Hray Blankets; seven
pounels weight; made from
especially selected wool; size
ti.xSL'; reg. $0.50 pair. Special
price, per
pair   	
(Hay Camp Blankets; size 58
by 78; seven pounds weight;
will give splendid service; regular price $3.SO.
Special  Price, pair.
$5.95
$2.95
-AOD     I H_,-)_OJUIO.)
ered  in art sateen;
colorings   of   blue,
ami    gray;    dainty
fects;   reg.  $5.75.
Special Price, each,
V<>\\\A    OJmOQ
In    choice
pink,   green
chintz    e't
$4.95
Very Special Values
in Ranges
The Radium Steel Range: a
handsome six-holed blued steel
body range; large firebox; Duplex grate; well finished and
fined with fuel saving devices
that makes it the most economical fuel burner; a range that
will give every satisfaction anil
priced to suit those of moderate
means-   two sizes at
$25.00, $28.50
Buy Bedding Now at
These Low Prices
$1.45
Reg.  $1.75   Heavy  Quality  Twilled and   Plain    Cotton    Sheets;
70x90.    Tuesday,
per pair  	
Reg. $2.75    Finely  Hemstitched
Bedsheets;    size    TOx.0;     made-
from     fine       cotton     sheeting.
Tuesday.
per  pair   	
Reg.   $1.96   White   Grecian
spread;    splendid  quality
double   bed.    Tues
day, each 	
$1.95
ec.ian   Bcri-
lality;     for
$1.65
Reg. 35c Heavy Grade Bleached Cotton Sheeting; 70 inches
wide-.    Tuesday, 0"7 1 **
per yard        __. I  2 C
Keg. 40 n pair Hemstitched
Pillow   Cases   lor    .Or     a     pair.
Neatly hemstitched; made from
fine  quality   cotton.
Tuesday,  per  pair   .
30c
Special
11-4
for,
Quality       Flannelette
Blankets.
Made  from  especially    selected
cotton;   will not shrink:
10-4;   reg.   $1.65,
for, per pair	
reg.   $1.95,
per pair	
12-4
for,
reg.   $2.2
per pair. .
$1.35
$1.50
$1.95
Wash Goods
Department
Japanese      Crepes;
stripe effect; conies
and white; blue and
and   white,   brown
Per  yard
at   	
la ney
green
while-,   red
nd      white
20c
White      Vestings;    In   a   variety
of   spot. stripe    and fancy    di
signs.     Per yard
at    	
20c
Fancy  Crepe   for  kimon
grounds    of    sky.    hello,
pink   and   gray,    ..ith   tii
sign.     Per yard
al       	
in
lawn,
n-al   de-
20c
Special Furniture Values for this Sale
Is well finished
$5.85
$6.75
ii nous     posts:
$11.00
$16.50
and
Chiffonier, in golden finish;  has three deep drawers
and  has  strong  casters;   regular  $7.50.
Sale   Price   	
Ilressi'r;  neat design in  Kastern hardwood;  golden
finish;   regular   $0.75.     Sale   Price   	
Guaranteed   Hrass   Heels,     with     straight    and     continuous
Ri'gular $15.00 value.
Sale   Price    	
Ri'gular $21.50 value'.
Sale   Price   	
I.lhary   Table;   solid   quarter  cut  oak   top;   24x_X;   has   drawer
Imok shelves at each end; in golden or fumed finish;      CIA CC
regular $111.50.    Sale   Price    $ I U.OD
Furnish Your Kitchen at Our Lower Prices and Save Dollars.
Kitchen  Queens;   .'lOx.ti  inch  top:   has two  bins;   two drawers;   two
bake boards;   in golden  or natural  finish;   reg.  $6.75. CC itit
Sale   Price      -PO.UU
Kitchen  Cupboard;   has   lour  shelves,  with  glass  doors;   large  two-
door cupboard and two cutlery drawers in lower section ;   regular $12.50     Sale   Price   	
Kite-hen  Cabinet;   fitted   with  two bins, two drawers and
boards;   glass door top,  with  two shelves;   reg.  $13.00
Sale  Price  	
Kitchen Table;  with drawer;  top is H0x.8.
Sale   Price-   	
Kitchen  Table;   same  as above  without drawer.
Sale   Price   	
Odd Chairs.
Dining Chairs:   in  ripple oak;   early  Knglish  finish;   full  box seat;
a well braced chair;  In four different designs;  reg. $2.25.   ��4     _t_
Sale Price, each    $ I a I U
Odd   Arm  Chuirs;   in  golden   and  fumed   finish;   solid   oak   strongly
made' arm chairs;  many dlfrerent designs to choose
from;  reg. $4.00.    Sale Price, each   	
Dresser;   neat  design;   three  drawers;   golden   riniah
regular  $9.50.     Sale   Price   	
Dresser;  solid oak;  golden or fumed  finished;   three drawers;   large
bevel plate- mirror; regular $26.00.
Five Bargains
for Men
$1.00      for      Any       High-Gradc
Straw Hat in Stock.
You will want another Straw-
Hat to wear during the latter
part of the season. Choice of
all our best stock In boater
shapes eif fine sennet and split
braid; all sizes. Values to
18.110, at the remarkably low
price
of    	
High-Grade Panama Hats, $2.95
One dozen only Men's Genuine
Panama Hats In negligee- and
telescope shapes; slues 7. 7%
and   1%   only.    Values
$1.00
t_*4t>   A A """    '  *   (,"lv      Values  to  $6.50
$lU.UU        K> ci.ar CO QC
nd two bake- nt *W_m.m7m��*
$9.85
$2.25
$2.00
velours   or   imitation
$13.60.
reg, $13.50.
Upholstered Collapsible Cots, for the camp.
Cash   Price   	
Couches,   with   roll   edge,   in   two-tone
leather;  regular $11.oo.
Sale Price  	
White Knamel  four-drawer Dresser;   reg.
Sale Price  	
White Knamel Chiffonier, to match above
Sale Price 	
Steel llf-ds;  white enamelled;  regular $16.00.
Sale Price  	
Regular $15.25  values.
Sale Price  	
Steel   Beds,   in   Vemis   Martin   and   White   Knamel.
Salp Price  	
Regular $12.50  value.
Sale Price  	
Regular $0.75  value.
Sale Price  	
Regular $6.50
Sale Price   .
Wash  stands;
Sale Price  . . .
Dresser;  golden  finish;   three long drawers;   reg. $.,'
Salp Price   	
Bedroom Tables;
Sale Price  	
value
golden   finish;   regular  $4.50.
regular $2.00.
Big Redactions in All Carpet Values
$2.10
$6.50
vers;   lurge
$19.50
$3.00
.ii   Spanish
$9.85
$11.25
$11.25
$13.25
$12.50
$11.25
$9.75
$8.00
$4.00
$2.75
$6.50
$1.25
Men   Who   Want   Outing   Shirts
Can Save Thursday at 50c
Each."~
Outing Shirts in plain white
with self stripe made with low
turndown ; collars attached
sizes 15V4 to 17%.
Thursday, e-ach   . . .
$1.25 Combinations, 85c Suit.
Men's  high    grade    Balbriggan
combinations,    with    long    and
short sleeves and ankle- length;
closed crotch; sfzes :i4 to   42:
Thursday,
per suit   	
50c
85c
65c Balbriggan Underwear, 40c.
Men's fine Balbriggan I'nder
wear; long sleeved Shirts and
ankle' length Drawers; sizes 34
to 46; values to 65c.
Thursday,   a   garment.
40c
Electrical Dept.
FAN  SPECIAL.
Kor a  few days we
our  s-inch  blade
Fans for only  .
Ize
are offering
$7.95
Size 6-9x9
Sale   Price
Size 7-6x9 feet
Sale   Price
Size 0x9 feet;
Sale   Price    . . .
Size 9x10-6  feet
Sale    I'riee    ...
Size- 9x12 feet;
Price
10-6x12 feet
Price
Carefully Compare These Prices With Others.
Tapestry Rugs,
feel;  regular $7.50.
,  regular $H.75.
regular $lu,50.
Sale
Size
Sale
:   regular $12.50.
regular $16.00.
regular $17.50.
$5.50
$5.75
$7.25
$8.50
$11.50
$12.50
.lust the size for the home or
office. Procure- one of these
while they last, as we have only
p few left
Other makes and sizes always
in  stock at mou.rate prices.
When buying Chandeliers
don't forget to viHit our showroom. Special prices prevail
on many which we desire to
clear.
Verandad Blinds at
Clearing Out
Prices
4xS feel  Bamboo Green
regular 05c.
Sale prire  	
Shades.
55c
VUOOR   SHADES.
Thi'se    are    the    well    known
Shade  specially   made'   ror  those
Tapestry Carpet.
Regular 75c a Yard.   Sale Price 50c.
A.  splendid   wearing quality,  suitable  for  halls,   stairs
27  inches  wide.    Hale  Price',
per yard   	
wishing   extra
the-  verandah
good   shades   fee
and bedrooms;
The
lav
Sale
Inlaid  Linoleum,
finest quality of Scotch and nllaid Linoleum;
11.00 and $1.26 per square yard.
Price, per square yard  	
well seasoned
50c
I: regu-
85c
4x7-6;
.   for
Buy Wash Goods Here on Thursday
Size
$4.76
Size 6x7-6;
$6 50, for .
Size 8x7-6;
$fi.0o,  for  .
Size   10x7-6;
$7.50,  for  .
regular
regular
regular
regular
$2.00
$3.00
$4.00
$5.00
white grounds:  with
���'ll inches wide.
(Turn's Prints;  in
and anchor effect
IVr yard   	
Checked Ginghams, for aprons ami children'
white, green and white, helio and white, red and
L'7 inches wide.    Per yard  	
fancy spot, stripe,    horseshi
-  wear
white;
Galatea;
111   inchi
in
blue
Ide.
stripe,  self
Per yard   .
color and  anchor  design;
15c
brown  and
12ic
25c
Mosquito Bar
White   and   Green
Net :
.16  inches   wide,
four   yards   for.   . .
40  inches  wide,
11 yards  for 	
Mosquito
25c
25c
SHOP IN NEW WESTMINSTER
Limited
AND SHOP AT McALLISTERS.
Sized Decorative
Wall Burlap
wide
".  Inches
of    green, crln
brown and blue:.
Per   yard    	
in    shade's
son,      tan,
25c
���;..,
Number
ligluhous
of a nol 40-3 plj, 50 in
on corks is 11. Losl ni
inlm mation  desire-''.
Brunswick cannerj reports tha loss
of gasoline boat, square stern, five
lior-i |iower Palmer engine A. S. 615;
tiej  nil io    another    boat     and   broke
awa>  off lightship.    Information    de-
Bired.
! through   the  city   for  two  hours
then  followed a  drill on tin
MILITIA COMPANIES
ENJOY LIFE IN CAMP
uid
oval.
The thin blanket which separated
the men from the hard boards in the
horse Bhow building coupled with the
noii-e and laughter of a certain section
who had ye! failed to get accustomed
to the situation, did not conduce much
sound sleep among the boys the first
nighl   at   the   par',.,   but   everyone'   ap-
'Brussels. Aug. 11'.    Via London. 8.30
j p.m.    The Germans appear
menclng   a   fresh   phase-   of   the   war,
I their attack through central Belgium
having railed. They are now entrenching along their Maastricht-Llefee I'ron-
tler and are employing a number of
peasants on the roads south through
the provinces of Liege anel Luxemburg, foreshadowing   af.'' 'attempt to
force   their  way   to  thr  south
to be com-1 river   Aurthe  and   towards  tin
i Meuso  in  France.
of the
upper
Ottawa, Aug. I_. The naval de-
i partment has ordered all wireless sts-
l Hoiih not operated by the government
to be completely dismantled at once.
| This applies to all amateitr stations
las we-ll as those used ror commercial
purposes.
"taps" last night.
���:s ran roul of the-
ay and ignored the
was placed  In  the
Several  Hcurs Put in at Hard Drilling
��� Everything Working Smoothly
at Queens Park.
There was llttli
militia situation ;
the  troops   under
park     w i re     pui     th
training In the hot
change In the local
���sterila..   other than
canvas  at   Queens
ough   .trenuous i lng
sun,  which  e-liini
pea reid to welcome
On" of Ite ineinbi
regulations yesterd
first warning. He
guard house for two days during which
time he will probably realize that the
| mobilization order is by no means a
Sunday school picnic.
Col. Taylor i.s understood to be leaving for Ottawa  today  in order to at-
j tend the special session of parliament I
I which  opens  in   the capital on  Tues- j
! day next.    Tin- command of the re-gi- :
, ment during his absence will fall upon ]
either Major Doherty or Major Coote
of Chilliwack. I
Lieut.  Swan,   recently  appointed   to
he  signal officer had  a special squad
of men out  for work yesterday teach- i
them  the first   rudiments  In  the
art of signalling.
So far no further orders have been I
received from Ottawa and among the;
officers It is felt that the troops will j
remain al Queens park for the rest of
the week and perhaps longer
The commissary department  Is ro-1
purled   to   lie   working   smoothly,   the 1
VOW "FRUIT ��)C<H|
SALT
'V
naieii  a   considerable   portion   of  the
raggednesi     previously    shown    and.
which generallj appears in a regimenl \
where field training is conducted only i
for five days In  the year.    But  little
rest was given the boys from the time
reveille was s ided yesterdaj  morn- meals being cookpd at the park and no
ing   until   the  order   to  dismiss   was complain!   is made  by tin
Biven late In the afternoon i riI��� ��� as to the quality antl
Al  " o't   ' ,. the regiment paraded the victuals dished out.
Ar* You Bill iom ?
WHEN subject to biliousnr.ii, the lirer it
employed in getting rid of excessive
quantities of certain ingredients, and when
unable to do so, sick headache is produced by
the retention of bile in the blood. Eno's "Fruit
Salt" exercises a simple but definite action on
tne livrr, by wKicli the secretion of bile is
regulated. It rids the body of the excess bile
nnd carries off all the impurities, cleansing and
purifying lhe system. Eno's may be safely taken
at any time by young or old.
Order a bottle TO-DAY Irom your dealer.
-* Prepared only by
J. C. ENO, Ltd., "Frail Salt" Works, London. Ea(|uJ
Aiuli for Canada: Har n'di F RHehi* & Co., Limits di
10 McCaul St.. TORONTO
rank and
luautity of

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