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 lite, Shiles & Co.
FIRE INSURANCE
WESTMINSTER, B. C
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Phone 35
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[MB ::, NUMBER 19Q.
NEW   WESTMINSTER,  B.   C,   MONDAY  MORNING,  AUGUST  3,  1908.
own of Fernie Completely Wiped Off ilie Map
MDfSS AND HUNGRY, THOUSANDS Af
Subscription List  Opened
fLIBNG FROM THE DOOMED DISTRICT   mmmm
\e Razes Chief Town in East Kootenay to the Ground-
[ichel,   Hosmer   and   Sparwood    Threatened  With
Destruction���Calamity Is Worst Since Destruction
of San Francisco by Earthquake���Number of
Dead   Will Total   Over   a   Hundred.
Heroic Fight Being Waged j
in Attempt tu Save Towns ;|
From Surrounding blames. ]
Of the -lOOd inhabitants, ail
Nelson. B. C, Aug. 2.���The entire town of Fernle has heen destroyed iby fire
kitO have been rendered homeless by the conflagration.
They were forced to flee hack into the hills.    Definite details of the disaster are meager because of inter-
ed communication owing to a severe storm that has been raging.
A neglected bush fire Is the cause of the calamity.
Word has been received at Cranbrook to forward all available provisions.    Relief trains have been started
doctors, nurses and food on board.
A bush lire had -been raging for several days on the opposite side of the Elk River from Fernie. Yesterday
Jnooti the flames leaped across the stream and their progress v;as irresistible.
As near as can be estimated, the total loss will be between $_,500,000 and $".,000,000.   The heaviest loser is
^row's Nest Pass Coal company, whose local works are valued at $.r>C0,000.    The Elk River Lumber company
nse $300,000.    The largest building in Fernie was that of the Royal hotel and next came the Trites Wood
���anv  both of which have been reduced to ashes.   No estimate of the amount of insurance carried is avail-
'^5Sf'
Fires are also ranging between Cranbrook and Crow's Nest, and threatening to destroy these towns.
Fernie seems to have been an ill-starred town.   This is the second iblg fine.   A year or so ,ago an enormous
Ude destroyed  many  lives  and much property.   A flood also did great damage not long ago.
e map, i j
[ING LOGS SPREAD
IE f AR AND WIDE
is    Carry     Floating
Inds in All Directions ���
;ue Parties Feared Lost I
BRIGADES OF CHILDREN MANY KILLED OR HURT
FIGHTING THE FLAMES  WHILE FIGHTING FIRES
Families Escaping With Charred Bodies of Volunteer
Household Goods Forced Firemen Bear Testimony
to  Abandon  Everything,     to Heroism of Miners.
Calgary, Aug, - An official dl i b
jusl reoei. sd here shows thai Hosmeri�����
and Mil be) are both still ou   th
tun i ota hard pressed.
it looks as If only a miracle would  w
save the towns tonight.    The wind
still  blowing, but the people are  p l
ting op a great light in  both  places  \
to save the buildings. &
:'��
__t four o'clock this   afternoon   the fi
Michel operator said that the women  :���.
and  children  were  being  moved  oui;
onto a hill, two miles from the town.  -'.;���
Most   of   the  men   returning   to    the
town iu the final effort to save   their  __
houses.
In Hosmer one man was burned to
death t.,:.- afternoon in a tire at the
..I., ol the town. Here again the
blaze was driven back, and for a time
at least the town was safe. At flve
o'clock the place was again seriously
threatened.
At this hour���seven o'clock���tue
situation is that both towns are safe
for the moment, but are in great danger.
A temporary C P. R. telegraph
office, erected a mile from the site of
The worst disaster of many years Ln this province has laid wast<
: ite the town of Fernle, rendered    thousands   homeless   and
beggared  many  who until two .lays ago were blessed    with   a lair
shar, of this world's goods.
In linn s of dire stress, in llvl luals and cities hasten to each other's
assistance. In the present case help is needed, needed .badly, and
needed quickly.   Thousands are starving and without shelter.
When the disastrous earthquake of April 18, L906, laid waste the
proud city of San Francisco, help poured in trom all quarters. The
Daily News opened a subscription in this city, in a tew days the
sum of $563 ha<l been collected and forwarded to the relief committees.    The city council voted $250 for tin* relief of the sufferers.
As much and more can be���will be���done by Westminster in the
present instance. The Daily -News takes the initiative in opening a
subscription list with a donation of $25.
Subscriptions will be received at this office and acknowledged
through these columns. Arrangements will be made today for the immediate forwarding of the money to the stricken centre.
Give of your store to your afflicted brothers and sisters. Give
largely and without stint. And sjVe TODAY, they need help NOW.
... r.tt,_fft.ti'W
MAYOR TUTTLE SENDS
PLEA FOR URGENT HELP
Vancouver Council Sends
Quick Response - Other
Cities Forwarding Money.
HOLOCAUST CLAIMS
HUNDRED VICTIMS
Many More May Have Been
Caught in Raging Sea
of Flames.
 *he  following message    has    been
the former office at Fernie and on the  received from Mayor Tuttle, of Fernie:
west side of the town, has commenced j    r.0ur   citv   burned   out.   Six
doing business.    Hundreds  of    mes-'
...       . . .      u     . , sand people  homeless
sages are piled up here awaiting hand-1
ling    The Fernie   office   is swamped' you for relief.
with business. "(Signed)    W. R. TUTTLE."
The valley of the Elk river, from a ��� He)p from Vancouver.
A special meeting of the city coun-
Fernie, Aug. 2.���There is little left
of Fernie now, only four or five isolat
thou-  ed nouse*< the Crow's Nest Pass Coal
i company's  offices    and  the   Western
3rd, .\lout., Aug.  _���Behind    a
[(���moke and flames wiiich llings
erg over hundreds of miles of
territory,  the  Inhabitants  of
intry around rernie, u. C, are
irouud Ferni
tor their lives.
as yet is of the most    l'rag-
|y nature, .and it is difficult to
any   adequate idea    of    the
item of the  appalling  disaster
(has overtaken thousands of poo-
w  fleeing    in every    direction,
���88 and destitute,
disjointed    communication    has
���a established with the burned
(t sui rounding the ill-fated town
nil.    Hundreds of messages are
up    iu the    local office    from
on   the  outside  demanding in-
Itioti as to the- fate of friends and
es  in   the   burned  district,  and
[effort is being made to get these
Br destination.   The substance of
elegrains  which   have come this
im Pi rnio and the surrounding
are to the effect that several
ted.s   ni  square   miles are being
ftt over and the destruction   ol
and ihe blocking of roads   is
the work of affording relief tt>
in Immediate danger very dlffi-
VVhere there are streams    that
any   amounl
I com. i
(nn
which w.ut out earlier iu    the
��� ���  at.* been again heard ot.   it
aught tu.it the list ot   fatalities
!'���   large, as there    are    several
towns in the track of the  wind
fi is blowing strong to the north,
flre is beyond and on both sides
*imer,
ilexford, Mont., Aug.
-The    grim
Michel, Aug. ..���The Elk river val-
fight in the Elk river valley still goes ky, which is now a seething hell and
on and each hour only adds to the ap- where the loss of life may   tbe    the
palling loss of property and swells the greatest    since    the    San    Francisco
roll of those who have lost their lives earthquake  aud   fire,   stretches    from
in the Hames that rage for miles along Fernie to Michel   and    includes    the
the valley.    Late reports state that a towns of Hosmer and Sparwood, bOthU1"�� n��w iu llle hospital, and state that
number of families, who had    loaded ,,f which have at the time of writing  lut  whole countryside is  ..lazing, the
their belongings ou wagons and were beeu spared from destruction, though | "ames      stretching      forward     with
point near Fernie, east  past Hosmer
and <m to Michel, a total distance   ��'i ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_
over twenty  miles, is  still on flre.     LeU  was held at Vancouver yesterday
'���   '  i to discuss  Immediate action.    .-Vcting
the
Campbell. They had been endeavor- [ Mayor Stewart read the newspaper
ing to save the Sparwood Lumber j accounts to the aldermen ami It wits
company's  mill,  half    way    between |unahimously agreed   that   Vancouver
Michel and  Fernie    and    had
severely injured by the flames.
been
They
trying to get to the ojreu country beyond the fire belt, have been met with
blocked roads and were forced to
abandon everything and take to the.
hills on foot. It is known that a number have ibeen hemmed in during such
efforts to save soiueUiing from the
Barnes, and until the scattered families
oan be gathered there is no means of
telling how great is the toll which
death has taken.
Over the burned district frantic parents are searching for children or
other members of families scattered
in the first mad rush for safety. It
will be days before anything definite
will be known of what has become of
many of the inhabitants of the valley.
In the town of Hosmer men, women
and even  children  are     formed    into
brigades and rush  from one part    of
the town   to  another   as   the    danger
threatens greatest,     Back   fires    have
���been  started  io many   places and    b*.
ol timber   along ,. ,. ,       ,  ,
^^m^H in. tans ti!   these   it   is   Imp.'*!   lo   |nn   _
'iif ine i.s sweeping with , ., ,  ,    .���   .    ,
^9 zone around tli" town    that will checl.
speed, and several    rescue ....
ibe bigger tires Cor wanl ot fuel.
both are In the gravest danger.
Regarded as Doomed,
llosiuei is already regarded as
doomed, tho Great Northern railway
depot having burned down. If the fire
spreads ea_.t from the Elk river along
the C P. tt. nothing can be done to
save the town. Two Elk river bridges
an- already destroyed.
THOUSANDS  SEEK SAFETY
affrighting speed.    ^^^^^^^^^^^
Bodies Burned to a Crisp.
Near thfi site of the same mills the
incenerated  bodies of Peter  (Scotty)
owed a debt to the stricken district,
and on the motion of Aid. McSpadd.n
$5000 was voted.
Some discussion ensued as to the
method in which the grant should be
made  available,  some    favoring    the
We apply  to I ���_,...     .
1 Canada's wholesale grocery warehouse
are standing amid    the    smouldering
ruins of what was a prosperous city.
The fire is still raging fiercely in the
direction of Michel and It is feared
that that town's fate ts doomed.   The
people of that city are moving out to
the prairie, the open country In    that
district, protecting    them   from    the
flames.
It is impossible to estimate the loss
of life. The death total as far as was
known this afternoon in this city
reaches 100, but many people are missing and it is feared that they have
been caught in the sea of flames whieft
seems to have swept the,whole Elk
valley.
It was not till late   this   afternoon
shipment of goods   from Vancouver, jthat te|egraph communication was re-
while others suggested that orders be j stOPed with outside places.   This wire
Miller and of Louis Fratin. an Italian ^   ,0  ^ wholeaale hou8ea  a.   Nel. j ^ ^  ditpatched via ^ Wegtern
sectionman, were found, and they have I
been brought here.    Four bodies have |
ton or Calgary.   The former plan was | Un|on |ine wh)ch operate8   ower   the
vetoed on  the ground  that   it  would j Great Northern t0 Rexford.   The C. P.
R. wires have been burned down.
I'eople      ^^^^^^^
nt  the end of  the  valley
also been brought in by    the   Great I tnke too ,oag for the goodg to reach|
j Northern yard engine and these men Lhe polnt of need> whlle    the   lalter|  ���     . .
; are believed to have lost their lives in  lll6a waa opposed because of the   un- ���       _,���.___,.	
Ian endeavor to save the Great North-. c6rtalnty ag to the most urgent nee^ds   HARVESTING ACCIDENTS
lt was finally decided to wire Mayor] \%  CHILLIWACK  DISTRICT
BY FLIGHT TO PRAIRIES j (,rn ,,ridge over Jr.e Elk river fifteen1
are leaving Michel, which is | miles away.    Jules Gabrian, of Camp-,
and taking; bell's siding, reports that Mr. and -Mrs.
Two harvesting accidents    are
re*-
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    Tuttle that he might draw on the city i
up  positions on .Michel prairie    that | Forester and twenty-five men arrived j for (5000, leaving to the relief com-,
seam-to alter safety from the ravaging! at his place during the night after a , niUuje the method of expenditure, of J
advance of the sea of flames, and a a ' narrow escape from losing their lives. , ,,.., .,m0UI,t acc<)rdlng to their estimate j ported at Chilliwack, while gerang^
p.  R, train arrived at the town early iTOWERING WALLS OF FLAMES        of the needs of the case.    A message  the hay.    Fred Lazenby was mt
this  morning in order to carry    the! ENCIRCLE THOUSANDS | conveying this intimation, as well as
town people to Crow's Nest if Michel
a.l.o becomes devoured by the flames.
A (".  P.  It. engine came here early
desperate  with  the fear that
Iheir homes are to be lost.
Collections at Churches.
��� iv* ral of the city churches yes-
evening reference was made to
'���rnie calamity.   Collections were
up on behalf of the sufferers.
Maicliinists Are Dissatisfied.
Ottawa, Aug. 2.-���The labor depart-
went has received A letter from T. J.
Murray, counsel for the i'nlon of C
P. It. machinists, announcing that the
men are not prepared to accept the
award of the board of conciliation
nnd investigation in connection wilh
matters In dispute between the company and the machinists. A further
effort will be made to bring about the
agreement on tae points still in dispute.
pit-   all
1 '-^^fA^^^^^^^^^^^^^m
Valley Pregnant with Resources.
\:- mind are the leaping tongues of
., ,-,.. that bas already devastated a
, ,: , which was regarded as one of
,,���. ,... best si retches of country in
the whole Dominion, overlaid with
magnificent timber wealth and underlaid with immense coal and other
mineral resources.
Cars of Coke Destroyed.
Eighteen hundred people were taken
'hay in the E. Clement's   Hoist    hop-
an expression of the sympathy of the'yards, when he fell off the wagon and
_^^^__    ��� , ,.      ,   , Vancouver authorities was immediate-  was crushed by the wheels, dying in a
.today   to take  the   people to  ^8���^       ,    ���)e (.   ,.   ,{   ���,,.',,,v  milultes.    He  was 35 years old,
| Xes,  if it comes  to the    worst,     lhe | '>^^ ^ ^ ^ ^   ,,������ WM to nave been lliarried ahovtty.
reached, but that, a Bpe-   He has no relatives in Chilliwack.
situation is almost beyond description; I1
only au eye-witness can picture the '���",ll(1 n()l be reached, but tnat a Bpecial effort would be made to locate William MacKenzie was seriously
mayor Tuttle and deliver the message, injured through falling off the top cf!
A public subscription will be opened, a stack, lie received a hoist of hay
and a citizens' meeting is called tor before he was ready, and lost. his.
this morning to discuss the situation, balance. A thirty foot fall on the
l"h��. board of trade will also meet. hard road fractured his collar-bone,.
Local Effort. ami one of the bones in his *_ats)-__t
Westminster will not be behind in wrist. He wlll he In the hospital for
the good work of relief.   The memory many weeks.                                            1
of a decade   ago when    the    philan-   >=���=3= -;        ,     -^
ihropic'public    of   British    Columbia
horrors of a town of over three tbou-
-aiiil souls lu mine 1 in oil all Bides 1 >
walls of flame,
HELP  BEING  RUSHED TO
HOMELESS AND  DESTITUTE
Many of the destitute people of
fernie will be brought here to be
tared for unless this town also meets
the. fate of Fernle.
Special  efforts  are  being  made  by
the    Trltes-Wood    company here   to  came to her aid after the great disas-
,������ 0f -Ferule in Great Northern Ci"*(ljm      provisions as fast as possible. I ter of September 10, Inspires citizens
tn a  large clear space    three   miles, r       ... I
from the town.    The Great Northern
depot and ail their (buildings are lost
and  100 ear* loaded  with coke were
destroyed.
fic*i��5aait'H"_�� iJlnjUBt mW* tt ��ftlM.. fl.. .HM. W ii .1 <t* W�� ftmtotoWttWW 'It 'II' -H'lMHI1 'M'
The  Afflicted  District
FLAMES LEAPING FORWARD
WITH AFFRIGHTING SPEED
L   Three    men    badly    burned    were
11 brought here from Sparwood by Peter
Strenuous efforts will be required   to j with  the need  for immediate   action.
i tare for the homeless and destitute.      j The mayor is    unfortunately    absent
  j from the city and most of the alder-
The Quebec  Stamp. men are also out of town,    but the
Ottawa, Aug. 2.���The sale of the | president of the board of trade, J. A.
special Quebec tercentenary postage ] Cunningham, has called a special
stamp' has reached a total of twenty- j meeting of the board at the city hall
nine millions, and the post office reve-
nue^has been $589,000.
Fernle w__ the chief town in the East Kootenay.   on   the Crow's
st Pass branch of the Canadian Pacific.   Its principal Industry was ji
'1 mining, and it had made remarkable progress.    There were 1500 j
Soke ovens in the town, and the inexhaustible nature of the   seams ....
romised the greatest future for the city  and   its neighbors now  at- |
teked by the flames. |
The Elk valley, ln which Fernie slands, ha.**! ibeen  the means    of |=
peadlng the fire beyond any limits of control.   The population of the B
fty was .about 0000.    W. R. T.ntle Ig mayor.    W. R- Ross Bits for |
division in   tho  provincial House *(*.
7.
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Disaster Unequalled Since
I    Big San Francisco Calamity
Spokane, Aug. 2.���The whole of the directions. A big relief train left | Fernie and Cranbrook to give every +
Crow's .Nest country from Michel to Spokane at one o'clock. The loss of, assistance. Government will do all ln *
Fernie has been completely destroyed,  life is believed to be the greatest since j its power to relieve distress. *
lat. 10 a.m.    Steps for obtaining relief
will then be taken.
Government Aid.
j    In response to an appeal from W.
j II. Ross, M. L. A. for Fernle, to Prem-
j Ier McBride for government aid, the'.9
j following wire has been received from *
the   premier:     "Mr.  Ross,  M.  L.  A., la
wires flve thousand people homeless. 1 +
Have instructed government agents at *
EASTERN LACROSSE.
Nationals 11
Shamrocks   6
Capitals   13
Montreal   6
Cornwall   7
Toronto  6
YESTERDAY'S BAStBALL.
Vancouver   7
Spokane 6
SATURDAY'S BASEBALL.
Assistance is being rushed from
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a'l the San FrancLieo disaster.
Vancouver  10
Spokane   3
Beavers now head the league.
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r    PAGE TWO.
THE DAILY NEWS.
MONDAY.  AUGUST j
19t��.
77iis Is My 36th Birthday
King of Norway.
Haakon VII. King of Norway, was born August  3, 1872, at Char-    -**;
lOttenlund castle, in Denmark.   Prior to his election to the throne of    #
the Norwegian people in 1905 he was  Prince Charles of Denmark, the    g
second son of the present ruler of Denmark.    He  was  educated  for    |
the navy and was known as one ot" the mos;  popular and democratic
members of the. royal families of Europe.    In Is'.'-* he was married to
Princess   Maud,   third   daughter of King Edward VII. of Great Britain
Tnere was considerable opposition to the marriage, as Maud was the
daughter of the future king of England aud Charles was only a Danish prince.   At that time no one dreamed of the brilliant    future    in
store for Prince Charles.    After the marriage Prince Charles was well
received in England.   His father-in-law .became proud of him and often employed him in delicate and important missions.    When Norway-
severed her connection with Sweden and  decided to have a king of
her own the name of Prince Charles was the only one seriously considered in connection with the throne.     In 1905   Prince  Charles  and
Princess Maud were crowned at Trondhjem under the  titles of King
Haakon and Queen Maud     The royal  couple have one    child,    little
Prince Olaf, now in his sixth year.
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Th�� Way te Warsham.
Some young women in England hare
begun to dress out and out like men.'
tbey wear a long coat ent like a hunting coat, a cap, riding breeches and top
boots. It Is a handsome costume, and
It is not immodest, but undoubtedly It
attracts a good deal of sttentlon. They
have been telling in London a story
Sbou.' n girl who adopted this riding
rig. Pulling up her horse oue after
noon, she .aid to an artisan who was
passing, "Can you tell me if this is
the way to Wareham?" The man look
*d her over carefully, then be touched
his cap in a respectful manner and re
plied, "Yes, miss, yes���you seem to
'ave got 'em on all right."
This Date in History
How   Bismarck   Kept  Up  Steam.
In the evening I weut to Bismarck's
AUGUST 3.
151".���Argentina discovered by the
Spaniards and settled by them
h_     l-Oai.
17'..��� Sir Jeffrey Amherst, the British)
general    to   whom    Montreal
surrendered,  died.    Burn ..i"a
29, IT IT.
1851���Steamer Pampero left New Orleans carrying a filibustering
expedition against Cuba.
1564���Pennsylvania adopted a constitutional amendment allowing
soldiers to vote.
1872���King Haakon VII. of Norway-
born.
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house.    I was placed upon the sofa in   1907
.rout of a table covered with teacups
and bottles of beer and also witb her
rings aud oysters. His new highness
(Bismarck) speedily arrived and sat
down by me. He began by consuming
Innumerable oysters, herrings and bans
and drank beer with soda water.-
Hohenlohe Memoirs.
���Augustus Saint Gaudens, sculptor, died.    Born Jan. 8, 1854.
The Season Has Arrived for You to ;
Preserve Strawberries
AT THE  HOTELS.
His Great Failing.
"He's a good friend of yours, ____'.
ber
"Oh, only medium."
"What do you mean by medium?"
"Oh. he listens while I tell him aU
*t my troubles, but he also wants me
to listen while he tells me all of his."
��� London Telegraph.
Russell.
G. H. Nicholson, wife and son, Ha_m-,<
| ilton.
W.  H. Kdmonds, Kamloops.
\V. 3. Dwinnell, Minneapolis.
H. B. McBin, Vancouver.
G. S. Comax, Vancouver.
George Pirrie, Victoria.
S. Graham, Victoria.
G. W. G. Chambers, Vancouver.
.\. L. Planchet, Vancouver.
Edwin R.  Ross, Vancouver.
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They are in fine condition, and are to be I
had cheaper at the PUBLIC SUPPLY *
STORE than any other store in town.
Call Us Up and Give Us   Your Order
THE
Public Supply Stores GEOprA��AMS
Columbia   Street.
New   Westminster,  B. C.
A Good Daal Worts.
"I had to walk the floor a'.l night
with the baby. Can you think of anything worse than that?"
"Yes; you might have married out
ln Greenland, whert* th*. vJfbta are sii
uai.ti-Ht   \r.r>m ***
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Prop.
Phone   92.
���������������
THURSDAY NEXT, JULY 30tt
Our store will be closed t;o enable
our staff to go on the Citizens' excursion to Victoria.
We would appreciate it if our
customers would send in their orders for first of the month early
this week, and avoid the rush on
Friclav and Saturday.
ADAMS & DEANS!
Pr6mpt Delro.|
w.
Mr.
ver.
Mr.
ver.
Ross M .Murray, Vancouver,
and Miss C   l.ishtfoot, Vancou- ]
and Mrs. \Y. l.. Smyth, Vancou-:
���, --..-..--..-,.--. ���-..���-.. ..--..���-.
Wanted -:- lost -:- found
for Sale ���:��� To Rent -:- Etc. j
.."..*--..". yy-yr.y-y-. r-.y-.'-,.'''."'..'- '-..'���',,:'r--..'-,."l'?-r-,.:-.
Windsor.
A   Echlund aud wife, Bellingham.
G. Propp, Elgin
E. \V. Philpy, Elgin.
A. Cayea, Vancouver.
N'TED ��� Two   waitresses;   apply
���nny's restaurant. Columbia st.e^t.
iNTED���Boy to learn clothing busi-
.ess; apply Westminster Clothing
company.
. RE.NT���Furnished room, .suitable
for one or two gentlemen; Has*.
..-ml, close to town. Appiy W. K.,
this office.
FOUND���Sorrell horse came to my
premises 19th ins'.; brand on right
hind hip. T. E. over O. E. Owner
can have same by paying expenses.
After expiration of notice will be
sold to defray expenses. A. H. Mc-
Cauley, Yale Road, seven miles from
Westminster.
TO LET���Large furnished front, bedroom, near library, 2.7 Victoria St
WESTMINSTER EMPLOYMENT
AGENCY���Cnder new management,
���268 Columbia street, Phone 366, P.O.
'box 807. Can supply you with all
kinds of help promptly, free of
charge. Branch office, 107 Cordova
street west, Phone A 27r,0. Vancouver, B. C.
Mntnoi   In  the Far Emm
Abdur Uahiran, the late ameer of Af '
(hanistan, hail a grim sense of humrj
which was sometimes exercised with- :
out scruple.    On  .ine occasion a diir ;
bar he was holding was interrupted !>> ',
_ man who, iu a state of the greatest
excitement,  rushed In-declaring that I
the Russians were advancing to iuvaJ.
Afghanistan.   Turning aside for a mo j
ment  from  !_;-���  business in  progress, |
the late ameer ln the most unconcerned ;
tones ordered bis ghahgassl to conduci j
the man to the summit o.   a cer.alo
Watch tower.    "Look you out well fo�� |
the Rtusian.," commanded Abdur Rai ���
nan, "for you do not eat until yea ���*���*�� \
Chem arrive."���Grand Magazin*
Japanese Employment Agency
CONTRACTORS
and  TRANSLATORS
Male  and Female   Help   Promptly
Furnished.
COLUMBIA    and    McNEEuEY
Coeka  Rnln  Their Taate.
"I never season things up to my owo
tMte," said a man who bas cooked la
a restaurant for many years.    *Tery j
few cooks do.   They have pa la tae that
drave high seasoning.   Tbe longer they
eook  the  more salt  and  pepper and I
spices thoy require.    If I should send
up  my  dishes  as  I   like  tfeem,  tbey ,
would he so hot and peppery that half
the patronr. In the restaurant would ba
unable to eat them."���Kew York Prea*
Remedy  For Warts.
A fairly sure remedy for warts i?
to rub them down pretty well with
j the fine  side  of  an  emery board. I
1 then   apply   the  smallest  drop  of i
! strong acetic acid, taking care that,
j the acid doe? not run off the war. '���
upon the neighboring skin, for it
Will    occasion    inflammation,   and;
! much  pain.    If this treatment is \
I given once or twice daily the wart:
j wiil  _oon   be  effectually cured.��� .
! Boston Traveler.
ADVERTISEMENTS  IN
Tie
Daily
News
BRING  BIG  RETURNS
THE PEOPLE'S PAPER
STS.,
I
NEW   WESTMINSTER.   B.   C.
Phone   431. P.O. Box  885.
TAKE
The White Pass
and Yukon _ oute
"The Milwaukee"
"The Pioneer Limited" St. Paul to
Chicago, "Short Line" Omaha to
Chicago, "South West Limited"
Kansas City to Chicago.
No trains in the service on any
railroad in the world that equal in
equipment that of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. They
own and operate their own sleeping
and ���**�����__���*.��������� *���*_ ts on alll their trains and
five h i _- trons an excellence of
aervi.t   i.   . btainable elsewhere.
h. s. ROWE. General Agent
IJ4 Third Su. cor Aider "Potla-vl. Or.
Improving  Cranberries.
Cranberries looked in a double
boiler with no water except that in
the outer vessel are superior in color
and flavor to those stewed in the
ordinary Waj.. The flavor of t__��jfof C0NRAD, CARCROSS. ATLIN,
cranberry is greatly improved if a j WHITE HORSE, DAWSON Jnd
email piece of apple, pared and cut j FAIRBANKS. Daily trains (except
in small bits, is added. The propor- i Sunday) carrying passengers, mail,
tions should be half an apple to '* express and freight connect with
quart of cranberries. 'stages at Carcross and White Horse,
��� ���  maintaining a through winter service.
Fhe Pernicious Salt Habit.
Dr. H. W. Wiley makes the very '
important announcement in connee-'
tion with his official health statis- j
tics that we are now using 29 per
cent more salt than wc were twenty-
fire years ago. He also saya that,
we are having 30 per cent mire:
kidney diseases recently.
Fot information apply to
J. H. ROGERS, Traffic Manager,
Vancouver. B. C
T H
ar       ADVERTISE      *��
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K      DAILY      N E
FOR BIO RTOULTS.
W 3
LAND   REGISTRY  ACT.
Re Subdivision A of the northwest
quarter of Section 2, Township 16,
New Westminster District.
Whereas proof of the loss of certificate of title number "460 F, issued
in the name of Donald Fraser, has
been filed ln this office.
Notice is hereby given that I shall,
at the expiration of o"n^ month from
the date of the first publication hereof, In a dally newspaper published in
the Clty of New Westminster, issue a
duplicate of the said certificate, unless
In the meantime valid objection be
made to me in writing.
C.  8.  KEITH,
District Registrar of Titles,
Land Registry, Office, New Westf-
mlnster, B. C, June 29, 1908.
Phone 97
GROCERS
DO YOU POSSESS
that comfortable feeling of having a Savings Account?
THE NECESSITY of saving has neverbei
more apparent than at the present time.
������������ -77,.
ROYAL BANK �� CANADA
invites you to join the lar^e number of satisfied Deposil  rs,
INTEREST ADDED 4 TIMES A VKAit.
Put your money where it i.s accessible when you req li
BANKING BY MAIL A SPECIALTY.
START NOW���DON'T DELAY.
New Wkstminstei. Branch.
F. B. LYLE,   Mgr.
Pennsylvania
Blacksmiths
CO-Afl
BEST   QUALITY
"BANFF"   ANTHRACITE   COAL|
MAYERS y PRESTON
P. O. BOX   343 'Phone   105.
OFFICE: FRONT STREET. FOOT OF SIXTH. -  - NEW WES!
I	
B. C. Mills, Timber and
Trading Company
VANCOUVER AND NEW WESTMINSTER
q Manuracturer* and Oeaier* in AU Kind, ot
Lumber,   Lath,   Shingles,   Mouldings,   Sash,   D-**1
Interior Finish,    Turned Work,   Etc.
Fish and Fruit Boxes.
Large Stock Plain and Fancy Glass.
FARMERS ATTENTION!
Lumber Always in Stock for Fencing and Draining-
*	
Royal City Branch, Columbia St
Telephone 12. tyew Westn>i>1>ter
(>>_��������� ' '"""II ���mmlfi *.m*A*
i	 IONDAY   AUGUST  3, 1908.
THE DAILY NEWS.
1*AGE THREE.
m
N
Synopsis    of    Canadian     North-Wett
Homestead   Regulations.
\,:v even minihered section of Do-
ailll('m lands iu Manitoba, Saskatch-
au an l Alberta, excepting 8 and 26,
s, reserved, may be homesteaded by
person who is the sole head of a
ily, or any  male over  IS years Of
Ige, to lhe extent of one-quarter sec-
m oi hid acres, more or leas.
application   fur   entry     must     ue
Uile In penftou   by  the  applicant at
Dominion Lands Agency    or   sub-
... y  tor the district  iu  which the
:i [g situate.   Entry by prosy may,
ivever,  be made at un  agency on
jrtaln conditions by the father, moth-
gon, daughter, brother or sister of
intending  homesteader.
The homesteader is rejuired to per-
uu the homestead duties under one
the following plans*
111    At least six months' residence
and   cultivation of  the laud   in
year  for  three years.
i    a Homesteader may, if he so
���es,   perform  the    required    resi-
,.  duties   by   living  on     farming
I   : owned   solely   b*-*   bjm.   not less
;in eighty  (M)   acres  In extent, in
B  vicinity  of  his  homestead.    Joint
... isinp iu land will not meet this
mulrement
Ji ;i    If the father (or mother, if the
itlicr ia deceased) of a homesteader
is permanent residence on farming
Ind owned  solely  by  him,  not less
fcan eighty (80)   acres in extent, in
vicinity of the homestead, or up-
a homestead  entered  for by him
the vicinity, such homesteader may
krform his own residence duties by
���ring with the father (or mother).
|(4'    Tbe term "vicinity" ln the two
ceding  paragraphs  Is   defined    as
eaning not more tt_an nine miles in
direct line, exclusive o' the width
road  allowances crossed    in    rhe
leasuretnent.
1 (a) A homesteader Intending to
Irform his residence duties ln ac-
irdance with the above while living
Ith parents or on farming land own-
by himself must notify the agent
the district of such Intention.
Six months' notice in writing must
��� given to the Commissioner of Do-
Bilon Lands at Ottawa, of intention
Be|.;,l> for patent.
w. w. CORY,
buty of the Minister of the Interior.
'������������*>   B.���I'nautnorizei.  publication   >f
advertisement  will   not  be   paid
S.S.   RAMONA
CAPTAIN   BONSER.
Regular sailings between
NEW   WESTMINSTER   and  CHILLIWACK,
calling at Hammond, Haney, Langley,
Mission and way ports, with passengers aud  freight.
Leaves    Brack-nan &  Ker    wharf,
N'ew  Westminster,  Tuesdays,  Thursdays and  Saturday at 8 a   m.
Leaves  Chilliwack Wednesday,  Friday and Sunday at 7 a. m.
For rates and particulars, apply
WESTERN   STEAMBOAT  CO.
NEW   WESTMINSTER,   B.   G.
R,  WHITMORF. Secretary.
follow directions
with Sunlight Soap and know how perfectly a pure soap
clean simply because it IS p ire and contains nothing
that will injure tlie finest fabric. 2
Use It In
The
Sunlight W��>
*-""1   ���'��� *���"*- ""��� ��� .    .nine.
Five Cents A Bar
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Srrr&^rrs.   ������( i.
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(Self-Filler)
&. ris
Standard for
15 Years.
"THE GRAM OLD ROOFIMQ"
For Your Gams.
For Your 0*jtt>ui'.ciin*T- ..
For Your Poultry-hcubes.
For Your P .  ......nco,
Made  in  tli...   permanent  color*���
(.RAY, RED, BROWN.    Contains
no tar; will  not melt.    Contains no
paper; will not rot.   Will not catch
fire from sparks.    Any handy man
can apply it.   Semi for samples and
Booklet
1 Fountain Pen
FOR     SALE     BY
j J. J. MacKay & Co. 1
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Stationers
News Dealers
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. P. O. Box 474.       Tel. 53.       Res. 4_y
Estimates  Submitted.
*       A few ct the lines we carry:
L. E. WATERMAN
NEW   LINCOLN
PREMIER 1*1
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BLOTAFIL (Self-filling)
CONKLIN  (Self-filling)
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estminster..
Iron  Works
JOHN   REID,  Proprietor.
Manufacturers of
i Wrought   Iron   Gates,   hences,   Crest- |
ings, Balcony Railings, and     \   ]
Fire   Escapes.
General Machine Work andj
BLACKSMITHING
IMPERIAL
FLOUR
apsis ui  Lanadlan   Homestead
Regulations.
|Auy available Dominions lands with-
the railway belt in British Colum-
may be homesteaded by any person
i is the sole head of a family, or
ly male over 18 years of age, to the i
Itent of one-quarter section of  160
B*t     more or les3.
Entry must be ni.nU' personally ut
���e local land office tor the district In -
filch the land is situate.    Entry by |
ixy may, however, be made ou cer- !
in conditions by the father, mother,
Dn, daughter, brother or sister of an
(tending homesteader,
The homesteader is required to P<jr-
Drin the conditions connected there-
Ith    under    one    of the    following
Pans:
ill    At  least  six months'  residence
pon and cultivation of the land   In
jach year for three years.
(2) If Lie father tor mother, if the
lather is deceased), of the home-
jteader resides upon a  farm iu    the
clnlty nf the land entered for, the
.ulrements as to residence may he
latlsfled by such person residing with
ie lather or mother.
(3) if Uu- settler has his perman-
residence upon farming 'and own-
"l by him in the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements   as   to resi-
ence may be satisfied by   resldenoe
[iii'im the said laud.
six months' notice In writing should
the given to the. Commissioner of Dom-
ll'iion Lands at Ottawa of Intention to
ppply for patent.
COAL���Coal mining rights may be
���leased for a period ot twenty-one years
[at an annual rental of $1 per acre.
[-""������'ot more than 2T.60 acres Bits'! he
���leased to one individual or company.
|A royalty at the rate of five cents per
jton shall be collected on the merit hantahle coal mined.
W. W. CORY,
���Deputy of the Minister of the interior
Office and Works:
Tenth Street,   ���   New Westminster |
F. CRAKE! McQUARRIE & CO.
English Watchmaker
Two   door,   from   Geo. A Jama,  Grocer 11
Ladies'Gold Watcnes  from 112.75 up
Gentlemen's   Silver   Water"**    open
face. 16.00.
Gentlemen's Silver  Watcnes,  double
case, $7.50 up.
A Rent for the celebrated South Bend
Watches, supplied to the Welhnan
Arctic Kxpedition.    \11 warranted.
Chains, Rings, Jeweiry. etc.. etc.
Watch repairing; enarges reasonable. H]
FLOUR AND FEED MERCHANTS
FRONT STREET. New Westminster. Telephone 333,
Bank of Montreal
ESTABLISHED 1817.
Sent#0n Approval
To RF.sroNsiB_._t PisoflE
Laughlin
FOUNTAIN PEN
CAPITAL
RESERVE
.$14,400,000.00
$11,000,000.00
ami
-tranches throughout Canada and Newfoundland, and   ln   London,   Eugluna.
New York, Chicago and Spokane, U.S.A., and Mexico City.    A <ien
eral Banking Business Transacted.
_etters of Credit Issued, available wl tL correspondents ln all Darts ot tbe
World,
laving! Bank Department.     De pot-Its  received ln suras of $1 and upwards,
and interest allowed at 3 per cent. peT annum (present rate) added
four times a year.
Total Assets over $168,000,000.00.
NSW WESTMINSTER BRANCH. G. D. BRYMNER, Man.g"'
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Two
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BOARD  OF TRADE���.New Westmin-,
ster Board of Trade   meets in the!
Hoard Room, City Hall, as follows: J
Third   Thursday   of   each   month,
Quarterly   meetings   on   the   third:
Thursday    of    February,    May, I
August and   November,  at 8  p.  m.
Annual    meetings    on    the    third'
T h u r s d a y    of    February.    New
members   may   be   proposed   and
< letted at any monthly or quarterly '
meeting,   a, e. White, Spc.
Bt Ivst-Kin Mail Sc l.xta*.
Iltutlratlont art Enot Stu
i Kvery pen Bunrantcctl
full 14 Kl. m. lui (ioUi-iut
I on right haiut may tw bad
I in cither our rttaridar-tl
blHck opaque pattern, or
, Neil lirrakfih.e Tianspin-1
| tnt, rs dfsired, either in f
plain or engraved fniisti,
I as prelerred. j
ton D1H try ibUpUt * week,!
if �� Ul Hot ft ll.l it HI !*��.(-le.-'lila-'l.
a Wtter   article lt-.Hn fan can *���*��� .
J   CUT*   iuT  THKXR T1MM IHIS  Mltnl
I rtirt in   hnv other nitttcf), if ��
entirely   ��Mi��f*< l"iy lit ��vef> -
\   l|>-n'l return 1$ fthd wt will teiid I
>��it ��! lUfyi It. |
Ctrt on i.tir is our famous and *,
J riipiiiitr Ki.i* Gkm Ink  Pctn'ii.   al
J .������.__M*..-.*' leak i-iMof ��rinfii|'h. hiar I
lb-  carried   In   any   pOlfttoH   Mil
I |..H'k��-i or ibopptni l-air, *rhr�� all
I any   tunic  at first touch.    TUtl-l
1 ntim    tsirln-,-*    feed.   IrldlnWl
| point, poliitw.dvti1car.iied iwbrtl
CIWW,   Vrrra  ccrtU   finish.     MIS" I
fvtry-whera   for |3.S0,      *����"����� I
wsnted    Writs fnr larms.   ****** I
1 now " last you fom��V"    Addreaa I
Laughlin Mfg. Co*|
226
Detroit,
MijMtlc tldg
lnterurban   Line.
Cars for Vancouver and wa'
stations will run every half-
hour from 5:f,0 a. m. Last
car leave* at 11 p. m.
(l.ast car lv. Vancouver 11:80.)
Cars leave the depot every
twenty minutes for botb Sapperton and city limits over the
citj line.
City Line: Cars leave tram
office on the hour, twenty minutes after and forty minutes after, commencing at 6:20 a. m.
Bappsrton Line: Cars leave
at ten minutes after the hour,
half past ami fifty mtautes after
the hour, commencing at 6:3(1
a. m.
Sunday Service   nair-neurly between 8._(i a.m. aud 11 p.m
British Columbia Electric Ry. Co., Ltd
*��*-.
MI'S.
15���Sapperton
23���-Queen's avenue and  Sixth.
24���*_..rd avenue and Second.
25���Fifth aviaue and Fourth.
26���Fifth avenue and Eighth.
27���Third avenue and Tenth.
"2���Agnes and Sixth.
34���Schaake Machine Works.
35���Columbln and McKenzie.
36���C.P.R. Station.
42���Small & Bucklin Mills.
6���Asylum.
������Royal City Mills.
7���Carnarvon and Tenth.
8���Royal avenue and Eighth.
9���FSfth avenue and Twelfth.
12���St. Mary's Hospital.
13���Second aid Park Row.
14���Columbia  and  Dufferin
WHEN   tiOSTON   SHOOK.
���tan Earthquake Tnat Rocked the Cltr
.io v etr.^er,  1755.
On Novunber VS. 1755, "a little after
1 on a serene nml pleasant niu-ht"
Boston wis roused by an earthquake
whicb lasted nearly live minutes A
writer of the times f_i.es an account
of the catastrophe, and Rev Uenrj
White tineles It in his "Early Hi torj
of New England:"
cue hundred chimneys were leveled
to Hie roofs of the houses and fifteen
hundred were shattered iu part. The
struts were covered with bricks whl ii
had fallen. The ends nf brick bouses
were thrown down.
lt was first Introduced with n noise
. several coaches rattling over pavements, or rather like many cart loads
Ol !>a*.iii;r slones thrown down. The
hrst motion was a strong pulsation,
which threw my house upward. Immediately uftcr a tremor succeeded;
then Instantly a quick vibration with
sudden .lerlaK followed.
The lirst view I had was of the
steeples of the churches, and I was
glad to see them standing, but the
spindle ami vnne of Faneuil Hall
market  were thrown down.
Many persons ran Into the streets,
shrieking with apprehension of Its be-
ItiK the lust day or the judgment, nnd
some thought they beard the last
trumpet sounding and cried for mercy.
The beast creatures lowed, the birds
fluttered In surprise, and nil the animal creation was filled with terror.
Every face looked ghastly, snd many
knees smote together. Never wus such
s scene of disaster ln New Kngland before.
PUREST, STRONGEST, BEST.
CmIiIh m Alum. Ammtnli, lm, PlKsptuttt, ot tn It mrlart.
E.W.GILLETTffi..^
TORONTO.ONT.
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DON'T  BORROW   MEDICINE.
Phyiician Points Out the Qrave Danger
ef Such a Cou rea.
"And whatever you do," said a doctor to a poor patient, "don't take any
borrowed medicine."
"Wasu't thnt an uunece*>snry cau-
uou?" nskod n woman who happened
to be present.
"Not ln this neighborhood," said tbe
'. doctor.   "It ts a common thing for peo-
i pie down here to lend medleW.   They
do It,  of course, to help each other
| uloug.   go far as I know, no one has
paid  the penalty   of   this  neighborly
kindness with  his life,  but lt is the
greatest wonder In the world that one-
Lalf the people In the neighborhood
hasn't poisoned the other half.
"Tbe first thing a sick person does is
to describe his symptoms to his friends.
He is pretty sure to find somebody ln
tbe crowd who has been afflicted with
uppareutly the same ailment. Usually
tbe former patient bas some of tbe
medicine left nnd straightway it Is
proffered as n possible cure.
" 'You might just as well have It.'
mats the kindly neighbor. 'It will be
pretty sure to help you and will save
fiovto/s bills.'
"Of course It doesn't do anything of
tbe kind. Nine times out of ten the
stuff taken was prescribed for an entirely different nilment and makes the
patient worse than he was ln the beginning, but until the ultrulstlc spirit results iu some serious accident the practice is likely to centluue."���New York
Press.
Notice
Telephone communication has been
established with WESTMINSTER
JUNCTION, PITT MEADOWS,
HAMMOND, HANEY. Other offices
on the line to Mission City will be
opened shortly. Notice will be given
as additional offices are opened.
British Columbia Telephone Co.^Ltd
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OOKSLEY'S
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POST CARDS
ARE NOW ON SALE AT
M. MOREY'S STATIONERY  STORE.
J. Q. GAMON'S CIGAR DIVAN, and
F. MACKENZIE'S DRUG  STORE.
The Chatty English.
Every Englishman likes to tie alone
end have tblugs to himself. If he cannot choose his conipany, he would rather have none. Englishmen ure proud
of the national Idiosyncrasy, yet here
comes one who, knowing all this, pays
It uo deference, but sets the national
tradition at defiance and forces his Intrusive presence on you. Why does
this denationalized Englishman, when
he may be as solitary as you wish te
be yourself, not act as every true Enp
llshmitn ought and go into the next
carriage or take a seat at the other
side of the room as far away as he
can get from you? By all acknowl
edged laws of English Intercourse he
ought as much to dislike being near
you as you dislike to be near him.���
London Saturday Review.
Miraculous Cures.
Reginald of Durhum.  who wrote a
chronicle some time  before  1195, asserts that a young  English nobleman
was cured of leprosy nt the shrine of
St Cuthbert lu Durham cathedral and
that a young woman who had been for
tbe space of three years au Inmate of
n large hospital established nl Badele,
near   Darlington,   lu   the   diocese   of
j Durham,  was  rfilruoulously  healed  at
' the shrli^ of St. Oodrlc at Btnchdals
In the presence of Ralph Haget, sheriff of the county, and  Norman, parish
priest of Halltuue.- St. James' Oar.ette
It Didn't  Break.
A little girl held u mirror up before
a visitor's face and asked, "Do you see
yourself ln it?"
"Yes, my darling."
"Are yon quite sure?"
"Yes.   Why should I not?"
"Because I heard mamma say the
other day  that  if  you  ever peeped
Into a looking glass you'd smash lt all
Into tiny little bits!"
FIRE ALARM BOXES.
He Ceuld Dedge.
"There's nothing slow about Jones,"
he said reflectively.
Tbe other laughed scornfully.
"I guess-you never loaned hlm any
, money." he said.
{ "Ob. yes, I have," replied the first
speaker. "That's what made me speak
that way. I loaned him $10 six months
ago, aud I haven't been able to catch
him Since."
She Get a New One.
"I've stopped asking people If my
bonnet Is on straight." The Husband
-Why, my dear? The Wife���I love
you too much. John, to'disgrace yon by
calling a body's attention to an old
bonnet like this.- London TUBHa.
WESTMINSTER-STEVESTON
Mail and Passenger Service Per
"J. C. Bruce"
Leaves Brackman & Ker's wharf
New Westminster, at '���'> p.m. daily
except Saturdays, for Sunbury,
Woodwards, Ladner. port Qulchon,
Westham Island. Steveston and all
Intermediate points, carrying passengers  and  light   freight.
Returning leaves Steveston at 6
a.m, and Ladner 7 a.m., arriving at
N'ew Westminster 9:30 a.m. daily
except Saturdays.
Saturdays leave Steveston at C
ii.in. and 4 p.m. for up river pointG
Saturdays leave New Westminstci
at   2   p.m.
Tickets,  rates, etc.. at
WHITE,   SHILES   &   CO.,
260 Columbia street, or on hoard.
J.   C.   BRUCE.
PROFESSIONAL.
AA'HEALLER, BARRISTER, SO-
��� licitor, etc.. 42 Lome Street,
opposite Court House, New Westminster.    Phone 143.
WHITESIDE .t EDMO.'.'DS, Barri.-
ta'is and solicitors, Biackie Blk.,
Columbia street, New Westminster.
\V. .1. Whiteside, H. L. Edmonds,
a�� .UTIN & McQUARRIE, HARRIS-
J��l tns, solicitors, etc. Offices, New
Westminster, Trapp Blocl*, corner
Clarkson and l.onie streets. i
GI.ORUE E. MARTIN, barrister and
Solicitor, Guichon block, Colum.
Ma and McKenzie streets. N'ew Wtmt-
minster, B. C. <
W. MYERS GRAY, Barrister, Solicitor,
''urtls block, Clarkson street. P. O.
Hox 109,    Telephone 64.
WP. HANSFORD. Barrister.
Solicitor, etc., Crescent block,
corner Columbia and McKen/.ie
streets. New Westminster. B. fl.
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THE DAILY NEWS.
MONDAY  AUGuST
THE DAILY NEWS   |
Published by the Daily .News Publishing Company, Limited, at their
offices, corner of Sixth and Front
streets, New Westminster,  B. C.
E. A.  Paige Managing  Director
MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 1908.
DO NOT FORGET.
Do not forget that Mr. Borden tried
to mislead the electorate by stating
that the Grand Trunk Pacific would
cost the country 1250,000,000 when it
will only cost the country $38,769,126.
By actual proof Messrs. Graham and
Fielding showed Mr. Borden to^ be
nearly $212,000,000 out in his calculations. A small mistake like this
does not bother Mr. Borden.
DID THE KING FORGET?
There was a well authenticated
rumor, so the Conservative press told
us some weeks ago, that Hon. Richard
.McBride was to be made ,a Knight,
and that, at the tercentenary, the
Prince of Wales would tap the Premier of British Columbia on the
shoulder and command him to "rise
.Sir Knight." Something must have
happened, the delivery was not made,
perchance His Majesty's memory fiail-
t'ti him, or il may he that the Kin*.
would like to see something done entitling "Dick" to recognition from the
Throne. Let us see, was he not at
the foot of the Throne away back in
the past ? The King is kept well
posted as 10 the movements of important personages who enter the
.Metropolis of the Empire, keeps close
tab on them, so to speak, and invariably knows all about the person
whose name is suggested for recognition by His Majesty before it is mentioned. Perhaps he remembers some
things Mr. McBride said when Sir Wilfrid Laurier was Knighted and is
afraid it might hurt the Premier's
feelings to offer him the honor.
King   Edward   is  very    considerate
and  will  never offend if    it  can    be
avoided, and may for this reason have
refrained  from  burdening  lhe  Prince
of Wales with a commission he might
have had to return. There is the other
extreme suggested, that  Mis .Majesty!
never heard of Mr. McBride, does not I
1
know  of  his existence even:   hut we I
think this could not be, because    the
Premier  would not   fail  to invite him
to  lunch  when  In  the  -Metropolis    toi
celebrate the banishment of those twoj
words "final -and unalterable.1'   It ia a I ]
sorry  mix-up and  we do not see how
the   Conservative press is   going   to
explain   it.
tanglement of 1896. lt is the policy of
t.ie Laurier government to relieve anj
suffering industry by lessening the
taxation it must pay. not by increasing the taxation the public must pay
to it.
On woollen goods imported from
Germany the present duty reaches
close to half the cost. On German
goods purchased this addition goes to
the public treasury, and on similar
local products It would go to the protected manufacturers. They say tbat
even tills extra payment must be increased or they cannot compete. The
Conservative press has demanded that
it be increased. What, do the people,
now paying half as much again as the
cost of these woollens, think of the
demand that the cost be still further
augmented ? How are they going to
vote on the question ? Under representative government people will have
the policy they are prepared to vote
for. If they vote in their own interest
the policy will he designed accordingly, and if they vote otherwise their
Government must respond. Sir Wilfrid Laurier knew he would suffer the
antagonism of a strong political interest by refusing to increase the people's burdens for its lienefit. He stood
up for the interests of the public, feel-
in-' assured that the public would sustain him with a free endorsatlon It
is the people paying tariff ami ��� th r
taxation who should primarily be considered in drafting rates on duty, not
the people who profit by ihe levies.
There should ibe no taxation without
representation!
Conservative leaders in their ec rao-
inic innocence are behind every demand for higher tariff taxation, whether they are in power or in opposition The protected interests are
sure of them under all circumstances.
Knowing this, it seems a most foolish
thing to precipitate a political controversy by bringing the tariff in its
worst form back into party politics.
To say that the tariff is out of politics
is absurd. Taxation, the primary function of the people's representatives,
can never be allowed to pass from
under thei:* uirect and immediate control, and the tariff, v.*e must not forget, is taxation. But those who benefit by the tariff can avoid the attacks
of a political issue by refraining from
sporadic attempts to play one party
against another in an effort to secure
larger Savors.���Globe, July 2...
Progress on New Road.
Ottawa, Aug. 2.���The transcontinental railway commission is calling
for tenders for eighty-pound steel
rail-. Good progress has been made
iby the contractors this year and sev-
eral hundred miles of new Toad are
now  graded and ready for rails.
Teacher Wanted
Tea.her wanted for Public Schools,
New Westminster, as first assistant.
Apply on or before Aug. 6.
L. THORNBER,
Acting Secretary,
New Westminster School Trustees.
RUBBER STAMPS
No more need of sending your
orders to "The other side." You can
now get the best rubber stamps, made
of good gum rubber, on latest improved machinery, by expert workmen,
and
MADE IN CANADA
Mail  orders filled same day as received.
A.  G.   BAGLEY    &    SONS
410 Hastings Street, Vancouver.
"Bagley Make* Good Rubber Stamp*"
What They All Say
"I didn't know we could
get such good work in Westminster."
These are the words of one
of our customers (a professional man) when we delivered a new lot of
stationery.
PRINTING THAT IS CORRECT
MODERATE PRICE
THE SHOP THAT SATISFIES
Jackson & Morrison
NEW WESTMINSTER
Phone 388
"Thirty feet to the gulf."
Reid& Company
Successors Jo H. L. DeBeck
Our July sale has been a great success because of the
unusual bargains we have offered. August, the last
month of summer is with us, and very soon fall
goods will be arriving. During this month the
balance of our summer goods, together with a num-
ber of odd lines in every department must be con.
verted into cash.
The Summer Goods That Must Move Out Are
Straw Hats, Boys' Cotton and Linen Blouse
Suits and Blouses, Men's
Two-Piece Summer Suits,
Cotton Underwear, Bath
ing Suits, Men's Fancy
and Plain Cotton Socks,
Boys' Heavy Ribbed Cotton Stockings, Fancy
Summer Vests, Men's
Lustre Coats and Dusters,
We have about 75 Buster Brown and Blouse Suits
for the smaller boy. This is more than twice too
many for this season of the year. Out they must
go at a -
Discount of 33  1-3  Per Cent.
$6.00 Suits for	
$4.00 Suits for	
.$4.00       $5.00 Suits for $3.25
$2.65      $3.00 Suits for $2.00
You  Cannot Afford  to  Miss  These  Bargains
Reid & Company
Successors to H. L. DeBeck
���"Thirty feet to the gulf.'
INDECENT HASTE.
lljiji'iiiv tor Mr, Thomas Gilford, M,
L. A., he had nothing io say ln the j
appointment to till tae vacancy caused
by the demise of the late Captain
Knight, Bursar of the Provincial Hospital for the Insane. We assume this
to be correct coming as it did from
the Provincial Secretary, Dr. Young.
We say "happily" for Mr. Gifford he
was thus relieved. The indecent haste
exhibited by office seekers is hardly
oonceivable, many pressing their
claims before the remains were prepared for burial, two persons who had
nol heard of his demise until they had
ion the City on the Citizens' picnic
made 'ho most of their opportunity in
Victoria, going .so tor as to wire to
'In- Royal City with respeel to the
racaacy. It the statement In the Co-
ilumhlan of Saturday that Mr. Qowan
MacGowan had been appointed is to
be believed) It will cut off these
isplratlona toward the buraarahlp, bul
.:��� tsttl open another Held in which Mr.
Gifford might be allowed to Buggesl an
appointee,
Mr. Man
WITH TME
Tender Feet
COME TO US FOR
Foot Comfort
^^ No matter how your feet hurt during these
IM hot days,  we guarantee to fit you with
shoes that will give relief the moment you
slip into them.    We keep   all the latest
COMFORT STYLES.
Another Shipment
Of Ladies' White and Colored Canvas
goods just to hand. The $2.50 White Canvas kind for $1.75. The $3.00 Blue and
Pink Canvas Shoes for $2.50. This has been
a record year for Canvas goods, and we
have been kept busy supplying the demand.
MAKING A  DISTURBING  ISSUE.
There Is clearly an attempl to make
an issue by attacking the Governmenl j
ror not increasing tariff taxation. The
demand of the woollen manufacturers
that the tax on wollens he increased
has be'ii made a text, and the Gov-
ernment has been condemned for "destroying the Industry by not acceding
���to the demand. The excuse put forth
ta tin* generous protection other industries have received. It is a good ex- j
���cuse. The woollen manufacturers pay
heavily to other industries. They
wanl the public made Lo pay more
heavily to them. Bul yielding to them
would make equally good excuses for
other industries to ask more. They
OOUld say they are paying heavily lo
the woollen manufacturers and should
he given power to levy more on the
public Every such piece of generosity
at public expense affords a good excuse for many more demands, aud
yielding would again lead up to the
.-.tagnatlon of the deplorable tariff en-
ARE YOUR EYl
Troubling You?.
If   so,  come  _nJ ��� ..���t'""'j
amined.      We i   no '''���"I
for testing you; ; ��B|s.
guaranteed.
W. GIFFORD, Optitsj
Optical   Parlors   In T. 6N
Jewelry   Siorc.
Lemon Kal
Fresh from  the Old  Country
A Delicious Effervescent Summe
Drink   -   -   Price 25c
At
Ryall's Drug Stor
Eyes Tested  Free
See
Our
Line of
Children's Summer Shoes
BLACK AND TAN OXFORDS
WHITE CANVAS SLIPPERS AND SHOES
Just the Kind for Summer Wear
Choice Meats at "THE
Central Meat Market     ^u-M8Zf'
Corner Eighth St. and   Fifth Avenue
PHONE 370.
BOWELL A. ODDY, Proprietors
JOHNSTON'S Big Shoe House, Ltd.
Sign of the Big Electric Boot.
New Westminster
PICNIC BASKETS,
PICNIC  PLATES,
SWIMMING WINGS,
SERVIETTES,
CROQUET SETS,
HAMMOCKS, ETC., ETC.
 AT
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ritt
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jriWMMll
A Hardman.    A. James.   J. McClu9M'|
PLUMBjNCi
and   HEATjNg
Front Street    Trust m IONDAY, AUG03T 3, 1908.
THE DAILY _M-...>
PAGE ilVi_.
I��5��'.ij..
The Cash Stores T.  M.   Smith j Tlie Cash Stores | I ClTY NEWS
There's a Moment in the Race
As every runner knows w&en tbe runner instead of becoming winded, feels i new burst of energy, forgetting the Ions way travelled, forgetting fatigue, he plunges ahead with renemn vigor
We have just reached that stage in our great July sale.   We are not even tired, our enthusiasm is unabated.   We are throwing in new energy to make a whirlwind finish to the "-J ^85 HM
GREATEST OF JULY SALES.
Greater Savings Promised For This Week.
ftSSJIMrnVf-**
In
v-~J.W_T-_f
Women's Picnic Suits at Half Price.
All our women'- wash suits are jusl half price.   We have a large variety of white and colored suits in
lnfn. pique, batiste, muslin, etc,     \s a spei lai picnic offering for the next two days, we will offer all our
$14.50 Wash Suits for $7.25
In white and
varied colors
$20 00   a :-::   jults for  $12.50
)1.  i0 a ., - i     , ��� - for  $7.25
$12.00 wash _u!i i tor  $6.00
$'.'.iiM h ish a - for
$6 00 wash - il - i <���
%'i 50 was:, skii  - : u
. . .$4.75
.. .$3.50
. . .$2.00
$1.50 Children's Wash Dresses
for 75c.
In every variety of galatea, duck, drill, print, percale, etc., to iii girls
from I to 12 years; the very thing for Thursday's excursion. Regular .1-30
values now going for *'5c
$3.50 Waists for $2.00
The last chance to get a $3.:.o waist tor $2.00    This is a most unusual offering.   Every waist In this lot.
k  the very latest model in style and finish and every one is well worth $3.50.   our price, however, for this
$2.00
Women's Underwear      ,
I   at Big Reductions m
Read the following prices:
$2.00 white underskirts for $1.25     <^._\_u
$1.00 white gowns for 65c       \\\
'- ''��� white drawers for    35c
$1.00 corset covers for  50c
Lace Curtains
Bi;
Lace Curtain
Special
Thirty-six   pair only,  beautiful real Nottingham 'lace curtains, 3%
yards long, exquisite patterns.    Regular $3.75 pair, for  $2.50
1,000 yards Muslin at 10c.
The last week of this great muslin sale. There is still abundance to choose from;  large variety of pat-
ns and all one price, por yard	
.10c
T. II. Smith's
The Store That Sells for Less
The lai registry fees last mouth
:,::i" ���'������'������'. to nearly $1900. This was
an advance on .lune.
A mild cigar, but strong on quality.
the   Auto." **
Aid. Johnston will spend a few days
it his summer residence, Carraholly.
near Barnet, this week.
Th.- Trader brought in sixty-six tons
of coal and 156 tons for transhipment
via  ('.  1*.  K   to Nelson yesterday.
Not made to please the eye, but to
please the palate. The "B. C." and
"Old Sport" Cigars. ������
Owing to the absence of the mayor
and most of the aldermen from town
there will he no meeting of the council this evening.
In    the.    senior   lacrosse    schedule
I Vancouver heat Maple Leafs on Saturday by 14 to 4.    A. W. Gray and   W.
Gifford referred.
For cut. (lowers for any floral worl.,
ring up Tidy, the florist.   Phone 181. ���
The G X. lt. boat Beatrice brought
In Sidney No. 1, the old Transferrin
Saturday evening from Vancouver Is
land.
A meeting of the reception committee in connection with the retuni "I'
the champion lacrosse team will he
hi   l this evening.
Veiir outing will be incomplete without .i box of "B. C." Cigars. **
I
'     The   im,.   on  tiie   Sumas-Chilliwack
dyklng scheme, taken at Upper Sumas
��� on Friday showed a majority of sixty
��� in favor of the scheme.   The vote was
i74 t.o II.
I
Rumors are current on the waterfront as to the future of the Transfer,
hut beyond the fact that the C. P. R.
have other plans for her usefulness
elsewhere nothing is known
For flrsl class cut flowers pot plants
I or bouquets, telephone Davis & Son,
; florists.    Tel. II 20S. **
\   drunken   Siwash  who  will make
| hi.'   appearance   at   lhe   police   court
this morning, attracted very considerable attention to himself on Saturday,
land cause,| a large crowd to collect at
' the lower end of Columbia street.
For sale���Seven roomed house,
i hath loom, pantries, closets, wood
shed; horse stall, carriage house;
fruit trees; on full lot. For further
particulars apply to owner, 192 Eighth
street. **
Charles S. Mitchell, aged 33, who
has relations on Lulu island, was accidentia killed at a logging camp on
Redonda island last week. The remains have been brought to Vancouvei- for interment
The products of the fruit lands of
the Okanagan valley occupied a prominent place In the prize list at the recent Dominion fair at Calgary. Kel-
owna is the centre of the Okanagan
fruit district. Irrigated Lands there
sell at $150 per acre ou payments
spread over three years. If you want
lo investigate the opportunities here
see White, Shiles & Co.. 260 Columbia
street. N'ew Westminster, respecting
their free trip proposition on July
28th. **
About
Spectacles
We can  give you better value than
you can get from others.
Three things interest you;
First���Eyes  Perfectly   Fitted.
Second���Face Perfectly Fitted.
Third���Right Price.
We guarantee to All all these conditions:
No Sale, No Charge,
No Pit, No Pay.
tat 50 Cents Up.
********** **************** ************** ********** tm *
That   no   matter what
you need in CARPETS
or FURNITURE, you
will find it here.
We offer you satisfaction in prices as well as
in quality.
Take a look at our $16
Sideboards, regular $20.
We make Awnings.
LEE'S
Mammoth Furniture Emporium
LEE'S BLOCK, COLUMBIA STREET,  NEW WESTMINSTER,  B.  C.
Opposite Lome Street.      Phone 73.
���
���
Captain Ackerman's condition is re-
ported to be Improving. He passed a
restful day yesterday.
A. Dickenson, of the B. C. E, R
staff, leaves today for Boundary Bay,
where he will  spend a  week camping
Vancouver agents of the various
football clubs are very active in West
minster endeavoring to sign on local
boys tor the coming season.
Mr. and Mrs. li. i. Edmonds returned yesterday from their honey-
moon trip, coming home via Seattle
from Alaska.
Today the B. C. E. R. resume, a
schedule service on the old track from
Sixth street to the lnterurban line
(Edmonds station). All cars will counsel  with city and  Vancouver cars.
Victoria and Vancouver bowling
teams both proved inferior to Westminster on Saturday, the local flve,
Emery, Hale. .Monteith, Willette and
'ai ver, scoring 107 over Victoria, the
Terminal  city being last.
Plans for the proposed bartenders'
union picnic up river were discussed
at a meeting held yesterday, and arrangements left to a committee of
which J. Wood Is chairman. The place
has not yel  1 n selected,    but    Pitt
lake is favored.    August 23 or 30 will
be the date.
The poundkeeper, George McMurphy. was attacked by a savage dog
yesterday and bitten In the leg. The
animal may have known that it is Mr.
McMurphv's function to destroy troublesome canines, nt any rate he soon
learned, for a revolver shot promptly
terminated his career.
There will be a large attendance
from this city al the monster Eagles
convention at Seat lie the week after
this, and a launch will leave the ctty
on Sunday for the Sound City to take
a number of the members attending.
Others will follow by train in time for
the grand parade on Thursday week.
Bridge Engineer J. A. L. Waddell
was expected to interview a committee of the council with reference to
the Lulu island bridge on Saturday,
but the meeting did not take place. It
will be held some time this week. Mr.
Waddell and his son, Everett, have
just returned from the Interior, where
they have been on a fishing expedition
The meeting of the Young People's
society of the Olivet Baptist church
this evening, which is to be led by
Miss A. Dlmock, will be followed by
a  business meeting.
At tomorrow evening's Gun club
shoot, an expert marksman in the employ of the Union-Metallic Cartridge
company will demonstrate the science
of breaking birds to the local sharpshooters. All members whose usual
average is below 16 are Invited lo be
present.
The following returns supplied by
CE.Doherty medical superintendent,
show the number of patients iu the
public hospital for the insane during
the month of July. In hospital at
beginning of month, 861 males, 12.
females; admitted during the month,
IT males, ( females; returned from
probation, 2 males; discharged without probation 1 male; discharged on
probation, 7 males; died, 2 males, 2
females; in hospital at the close ot
the month, 370 males, 130 females; on
probation at the close of the month,
26 males, 10 females; total under
treatment, '.90 males, 140 females.
Westminster were unable to make
much of a stand against Burrard on
Saturdav at Queens park, and lost 'by-
eighty runs. For the visitors the best
scores were: H. Rhodes 25, Sholton
in. F. Hepburn 15, H. A. Parker 20 and
F. F. Pettley 18; total lis. p. c. Lashmar was the only one to reach double
fumes for the home team, who were
dismissed for 38. They failed, after
the second wicket was down. The
Rhodes brothers divided the wickets
between them.
The services at. the Salvation Army
citadel were of a special character ves-
terday. Major Morris, divisional officer lor British Columbia, Mrs. Morris
and Adj. and Mrs. Bloss, all of Vancouver, accompanied hy Adj. and Mrs.
Goatling, conducted the services. The
Vancouver boys' brass baud, recently
organized, under Bandmaster Fuller,
played sacred selections. Collections
were made, as at the two Vancouver
corps, for the sufferers in the disastrous fire at Fernie. The officers do
not yet know whether the Salvation
Army premises at Fernie were destroyed, but surmise that it is the
case. The money taken yesterday will
go to the general relief fund
CURTIS
Drugs, Spectacles and to
NEW   WESTMINSTER.
MONEY TALKS AGAIN
The following letter speaks for
itself and is another evidence of
the quick manner in which our
companies settle their claims.
A. W. McLeod, Esq.,
Agent   Dominion   Fire   Insurance
Co., New Westminster, B. C.
Dear Sir,���We beg to express our
great appreciation and satisfaction
for the very prompt manner in
which you have settled our loss by
fire on Monday, for although our
claim forms were only completed
Tuesday we have today received
your company's check in full payment, just two days after our claim
was made out, and only three days
after the fire. Wishing you and
the Dominion every success,
We are, sincerely,
FEENEY & HENRY.
We can give you a lower rate to*
than other offices if you have a
good risk. Let us quote you our
figures.
F. W. Heath, late of Ottawa, in charge
of the Optica! Department.
A. W. McLEOD
INSURANCE  BROKER
ARMSTRONG BLOCK.
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PAGE SIX.
THE DAILY NEWS.
MONDAY, a
'jGUSt i
BAND OF THIEVES
SECURES LARGE SUMS |��
i
Adams Express Company Is
Robbed of Fortune by
Dishonest Employees.
STORY   OF   THE   DOROTHEA.
New York, -Aug. -Jt.���The arrest of
three men In Brooklyn at an earlj
hour today disclosed the fact that the
Adams Express company has lost
$100,000 ihrough a series of trunk
robberies In that borough.
The prisoners who are In the toils
of the Brooklyn headquarters described themselves aa Alread Wilfort,
20 years old, a lather; John S. Cook,
IT years, a plumber's helper, and Alfred Moule, 18 years, a driver.
These three meu, according to    tue
Brooklyn headquarters, are suspected i
of knowledge of trunk robberies which
total $20,000.    Three more drivers are
searched tor by the police.
According to the detectives, lhe
. Adams Kxpiess company has been
robbed by *i clever system of counter-
felt checks and tags, made by a job
printer who is in league with the
gang of trunk thieves. When a trunk
which was to be stolen was given to a
driver at some one of the express
depots in Brooklyn, the drlveT would
put on the trunk the bogus check and
tag. Te would then deliver the trunk
in question at the house of an accomplice.
OLD LEATHER.
_��� Which  Discarded  Boot* aad
Shoe* Are Pat.
Old boots and shoes of leather ars
eut up Into email pieces and then art
put for two days Into chloride of sulphur, the effect of which ls to make
the leather very hard and brittle.
When this Is fully effected the material ls withdrawn from the action vf
die chloride of sulphur, washed with
water, dried and ground to powder.
It Is then mixed with some substance
*J_at will cause It to adhere togethor,
���snch ns shellac or other resinous material or even good giue, and a thick
solution of stroag gum.
It is afterward pressed into molds te
form combs, buttons and a variety o,f
other useful objects.
Prusslate of potash Is also made out !
Of old leather. It is heated with pearl j
ash and old Iron hoops In a large pot
The nitrogen and carbon form cyanogen nnd then unite with the iron and
potassium. The solubja portions ars
dissolved out and thfflresultlm: salt,
added to one of each, produces the
well known Prussian blue, either fot
dyeing purposes or as a pigment.--.
London Boot and Shoe Trades Journal.
A Doubtful Compliment.
Although Mr. Hobbs was taken **
fcls face value by his son and belr.
there were times when the youthful
���William's admiring tributes ��nbar-
flassed his parent In the family group.
"I had quite an encounter as I came
home tonight," the valorous Mr. Hobbs
announced at the tea table. "Two men,
Slightly intoxicated, were having a
quarrel on the corner. As usual, then
was no policeman In sight, and they
were iu a fair way to knock each other's brains out when I stepped between
���nd separated them."
"Weren't you afraid, father?" askeo
Mrs. Hobbs In a quavering voice.
"No, Indeed! Why should I ber* Inquired Mr. Hobbs, Inflating his chest.
"1 guess there Isn't anybody could
knock any brains out of my father!"
���aid Willy proudly.- -Tontn's Compaa-
toa.
Romance   _f a  Vessel  Assigned to  the
Naval Militia.
Among the vessels  assigned to the
naval militia ls one with a history.
It seems, says _Vpplelon's Magazine,
that many years ago, when lt was the
custom for the insurance underwriters
to put up at auction vessels that had
heal long overdue and not heard from,
a   young   apprentice   lu   Philadelphia
happened to attend one of these auctions at which a large ship named the
Dorothea  was put  up for sale.    The
vessel had taken aboard a very valuable cargo,  which would go with  tho
ship to the successful bidder, but tho
very   fact  that  the   property  was  so !
valuable   had  kept   the   underwriters
from selling the craft until long after
la had become generally believed that
I she was a total wreck.    Consequently
1 tho   auctioneer   cried   the   good   ship
Dorothea many times without getting
'j n  bid.    Finally the young apprentice
Jokingly bid $5, and, as nobody woufd
I hid higher, the vessel and her cargo
' were knocked down to hlm.    Imagine
I the   astonishment   of   the   mnritlnie
I world when the Dorothea was reported
sailing Into  Delaware  bay.    The apprentice sold his prize for enough to
start hlm ln business, nnd for years
the house tAus founded was one of the
leaders ln enteiprlse and resources ln
the Quaker City.   But at all times the
head of the firm and his family successors made a point of owning and
nperating a ship named the Dorothea,
which name also was always given to
the oldest daughter ln each succeeding
generation.
Shortly before the Spanish war, how
ever, the then head of the house wat
In falling health, and the only hope ef
saving his life, he was advised, was to
live at sea. Accordingly, he gave an
order to the Cramps for a large and
luxuriously appointed yacht, to be
called the Dorothea, of course, and no
expense was spared ln her construction
and equipment Unfortunately, death
came to the owner before his yacht
was quite finished, and the government
paid a fancy price for the Dorothea
early ln 1898.
With the close of the war there waa
no purely naval duty for which the
Dorothea was fitted, and yet the government did not wish to sell her, because there was no possibility of getting a price for her anything like what
she had cost. She was accordingly
laid up until the naval reserves succeeded in convincing the navy department that they were entitled to her.
fttc   l.iir*  uf   limectft.
Simply because a I ce has no ears on
tha sides of its head it is no sigu What- j
���ier that it is wholly without some
sort rd' an auditory nerve. This is
proved by the fact that grasshoppers,
crickets, locusts aud Hies all have their
ears situated in queer places���under
the wings, on the middle of the body
��nd even on Hie sales of their legs.
The common house fly does its hearing by means of some little rows of
corpuscles which are situated on the
knobbed threads which occupy the
place which are taken up by the hind
wings of other species of Insects. The
garden slug or shelless snail has Its
organs of hearing situated on each
aide of its neck, and the common
grasshopper has them on each of its
broad, flat thigh.. In some of thfc
smaller insects they are at the bases
of the wings and In others on the hot
tea of tbe feet.
Wonders ef Machinery.
Dependence upon machinery ls becoming almost an Instinct among the
workmen of a steel mill. A boy who
was sweeping the floor of a Pittsburg
mill, for example, found his path obstructed by a ten ton machine which
had not yet been put In Its place.
"Hello, Jim," he called to a laborer,
"come here and move this machine
back about ten feet. I want to sweep
under it."
Jim moved a traveling crane until lt
stood over the machine and lifted the
20,000 pound obstacle out of the way
as easily as If lt were a box of cigars.
The boy went on with his sweeping as
tf nothing extraordinary had happened.
He was a Pittsburg boy nnd accustomed to miracles. And electricity,
which ls a new force���sixteen years
old ln steel mills���will perforin Its
greatest   deeds   Ih   the   future.���Mun-
sev's.
	
Patting of Crumb Brushes.
The doom of  the household  crumb
] brush   haB   been    aut' entlcally   pro-
\ nouneed.    Napkin and *ray now com-
! prise the outfit for reneving the din.
ner table of crumbs.   By the adoption
of the latter system It is contended that
the likelihood of bread particles beeon*.
lug fugitive U minimized.   Another ob>
lection cited to the continuance of the
time   honored   brush   method   Is   that
lust accumulates  ln the bristles and
,n   due  course  circulates   around   tlie
board.     Hotel  restaurants   first called
the halt in tliis direction, and gradually
guests cottoned to the new Idea, eventually   introducing   the   reformation   ln
their own homes.���New York Press
We Have ||
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of the best quality.
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PRESCRIPTION
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Ellard Block, New Westminster.
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Westminster
Transfer^Co
Office 'Phone  18^.      Barn  'Phone 137
Columbia Street
Baggage   delivered    promptly    to
any part of the city.
Light and Heavy Hauling
OFFICE���TRAM DEPOT.
Trains & Steamers
CJ-.R.  MAIN  LINE.
Leave New Westminster 7:15, 9:35,
;17:25 and 19:35.
I    Arrive at    New  Westminster 9:20,
110:30, 18:35 and 20:40.
Overland    express    arrives    12:46
; leaves 15:15.
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY.
Lv. N. W. 9.20 a.m.; ar. 9eattle 4 n.m
i Lv. N. W. 4.35 p.m.; ar. Seattle 10 p.m
p.m.
V., W. & Y.���VANCOUVER
Lv. N. W. 3 p. m. and 9:65 p. m.
, Lv. Vancouver 8.35 a.m.. and 4 p.m.
G. N. R���PORT GUICHON.
Leave New Westminster 3:50 p.m-,
arrive Guichon 6 pm.
Leave Gaichon 6 a- na, arrive New
New Westminster 8:45 on Fridays.
B. C. ELECTRIC���vANCOUVBR.
Leave New Westminster 5:50, 6:20,
6:50, 7:20 and 8 a.m., and every half
hour thereafter till 11 p.m.
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5:50,  6:50,  7:20 and  half hourly  till
11:30 p.m.
SOCIETIES.
I. O. O. F.���AMITY LODtsE, NO. 27.���
The regular meetings of this lodge
ire held ln Oddfellews' hall Colum
bla street, every Monday evening
at 8 o'clock.
*.. O. U. W.���FRASER LODGE No. 3
���Meetings the first and third Tues
day ln each month. Visiting
brethren cordially Invited to attend
Lodge room, A. O. U. W. hall. Odd
fellows'  block, Clarkson  streel
War  of One Man.
He was romantic, but bashful for his
sge. At twenty-live It Is expected
nowadays that a man should be matter
of fact. She was his equal In romance,
but a trifle older, old enough Indeed to
be a widow. The conversation bad
turned on the ever Itnportuut subject
! motfiers-ln-law,   There was a lull la
argument   Gazing far, she sighed
and said.
"Ah, nael 1 shall never have Kfiothcr
mother in-lsw!"
He looked at ber with interest for a
moment and then suddenly blurted out;
"My mother died when I was verj
young!"
It was an Inadvertence, but he could
notdrnw back.   She threw herself lute
bis arms, aud they have lived happily
HP to now.���aN��jw Vorlt .*"'���'*��.        ���
The Esperanto Congress.
An article In a Berlin paper on the
Esperanto congress, which will take
place at Cambridge in August, says:
���There will be more than 3,000 dele-
fates present, representing nearly every country In Europe, aud the proceedings will show what progress the
universal language has made. In order to show one feature which has not
been lurgely dwelt upon, a Shakespearean tragedy has been translated
Into Esperanto and wlll be performed
while the congress Is ln session. For
practical purposes the policemen and
the waiters In the large restaurants
will learn the language, so thnt tbey
mny converse with tbe delegates from
ather countries."
A Four Decker Sea Pie.
A huge sea pitf was served to a party
it flfty guests at u feast at Gorleston
at which the member for Yarmouth.
was present. It was made by an old
trawl skipper and weighed a hundredweight and a half. It was a four decker and was boiled ln a vast caldron
fer several hours. The keel was laid
with beef bones, and there was n triple
bulkhead of short crust, the bunkers
being tilled with beefsteak and ox
kidneys. There wen. holds also stored
with meat, onions, carrots, turnips and
potatoes, and the hull was constructed
If a substantial short crust tbat alons
ml ��� Stone snd s half of t��.ur.-Wrv
Isn *U***\\%
COURT BRUNETTE, No. 4099, l.O.F.
���Meets the Fourth Friday in the
month at 8 o'clock, in the trnall
hall, Oddfellows' block.
*** in ail -��������� I   ��� ********* ��    '   ���      ���
COURT ROYAL COLUMBIA, No. 8808,
A. O. F.���The regular meetings ol
this I.od^e aae held on the Second
and Fourth Tuesdays of each month
at 8 p. m. ln the Oddfellows' Hall
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES
Aerie No. 20���Meets every Tuesday
evening at 8 p, m., in the Eagles'
hall, Columbia street. A. Clark.
W.  Pres.;  H. Schofleld, Secretary.
THE ROYAL TEMPLARS OF TEM
PERANCE meet every Wednesdaj
at 8 o'clock p. m., in odd fellows
hail, Columbia street.
,	
���ONS OF SCOTLAND BENEFIT AS
SOCIATION, LORD OF THE ISLE&
CAMP, 191.���Meets on the First and
Third Tuesday ot every  month  tn
;     K. of P. hall.   Chief W. Sutherland.
I. O. O. F.���Royal City Lodge. No. 3
! ���Meets in Oddfellows' Hall, Col-
I umbia Street, every Friday eveniug
' at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren will
be made welcome. J. S- Lawrence,
N. G.; C. E. Osborne, P, Q., record-
j     lng secretary.
. BOSE OF COLUMBIA LODGE No
115, 30NS OF ENGLAND, B. 8.���
Red Rose .Degree meets Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each month,
In K. of P. Hall, rviiunibla St.. at
8 p. m., Wblte Rose Degree, Fourth
Wednesday in each month, i_amt
time and place.
| OTHER FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.
|    include the Union Lodge, No, 9, A
F. and A. M.; King Solomon Lodge,
No. 17, A. F. and A. M.; L O. L.
i    No. 1150; L. O. L., No. if-d.;.; Conn
Sapperton, No. 4683, 1. O. F.; C. O.
F���   Court Westminster,   No.   330;
Brotherhood ot Owls, Nest No. 29;
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COSTS MONEY
Too much money is spent on useless advertising
by city merchants every month. Many columns
might be written on the folly of using certain
advertising mediums, but the moral in the end
would be that there is only one really sure remunerative advertising medium.
Ik
any Paper
Reaches customers past, present and prospective, in all parts of the city and district.
These people read the advertisements, study
the bargains offered, and realize the need of
goods the merchant has for sale.
TELL the story of your store offerings to the
public early in the morning, through
the medium of Westminster's morning
newspaper.
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from   one    line   to   double   page
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Newspaper
Advertising
Best
From   Toronto :
The Retail Merchants' Association of Chatham is .a level-headed
organization, At a recent meeting newspaper advertising was
discussed, and the general opinion
Of the members was that newspaper advertising wns the best, ami
program and other advertising ol
that cI&es wus almost useless.
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****** jDAY, AUGUST 3,  1908.
THE DAILY NEWS.
*AQE SEVEN
^\
enuine
eduction Sale
Our Whole Stock
Must Be Reduced
Everything going at ridiculously
low prices. Bargains never before heard of in the city.
COMMENCING
WEDNESDAY
Uutil room has been made for
our fall goods.
i
i
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he White House
Notice to Contractors
d-ALED TENDERS addressed to
thq| undersigned, marked on the envelope "Tender tor Construction," will
���be received at the office o�� the Com-
mlssloners of the Transcontin"ntal
Railway, at Ottawa, until twelve
o'clock noon of Thursday, the '.Oth
day of August, 1908, for the work required for the construction, In accordance with the plans, profiles aud
specifications of the Commissioners,
of the following sections of the Transcontinental Railway, viz:
(1) District "C."���From a point designated on the plans of the Commissioners near Weymontachene,   in
j the province of Quebec, 196.38 miles
I west of the north abutment   of    the
Quebec bridge, (such point being on
��� the  boundary   between   Districts  "C"
and "D") westerly for a distance of
j about 107 miles. Date of completion,
j 31st December, 1910.
(2) District "C."���From a polnl de
signated on the plans of the Commls.
I sioners, about 107 miles west of
Weymontachene, In the Province of
Quebec, westerly to the end   of   the
lurand Trunk  Pacific    Railway   Company's contract,  a  distance  of  abou;
11 1 97 miles.    Date of completion. 9,     '
December, 1910.
(3) Districts "D" and F..'���rrom!
a polnl designated on the plans of the
Commissioners, being at the western
end of Fauquier Bros.' Abitihi contract, in the Province of Ontario, in a
westerlj direction for a distance of
about 104.24 miles. Date of completion,
31st December, 1910.
14)   District ������__."���From a point designated t��\ the plans of the Commissioners, about sixty miles west of the
j easterly boundary of District "B," In
j the   Province of Ont.rio, easterly  to
the  end  of Fauquier  Bros.'  contract.
j north   of   Lake   Nepigon,   distance   of
i above imi miles.    Date of completion.
A. J. BIRTCH
J
_ian Pacific Railway Co,
|ltl��h Columb1* Coast Lin*
Service.
TIME TABLE
SKAGWAY  ROUTE.
���  -    May    leaves    Vancouver
Il   27, August 3, It. 15.
H��OUVER--V'CTORIA ROUTE.
a Victoria leaves Vancouvi*
Except Tuesday at ti p.m.
kmer Charmer at 1 p.m. daily.
Icess Royal at 9 a.m. daily ex-
Wednesday.
TMINSTERVICTORIA    ROUTE
Trader will leave Victoria for
IWestminster every Tuesday.
Ives New Westminster on W"d-
LOWER  FRASER   RIVER.
S. S. Transfer.
Steamer Transfer leaves New West-
miaster Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday.  Friday  and   Saturday   at   3
p.m.    Except Saturday a* 2 p.m. Addi-
! ;,<mal trip Monday ..  a.m.
Leave    Westham    Island    Monday,
| Tuesday,  Wednesday. Thursday. Saturday at  7 a.m.    Friday*'' a.m.    Addi-
tlonal  trip Saturday   leave   Ladner  at
5  p.m.
For   reservations   and   laiormatlon
i call or address
ED   GOULET.
Agent, N'ew Westminster.
| B). J. COYLE.
i nsst. Gen   Pass  Agent. Vancouver.
J. W. TROUP.
General Superintendent. Victoria
W. N. Draper
B.   C.   Land
Surveyor
Ellard Block, New Westminster, B C
WEST   COAST   ROUTE.
SS  Tees
Ives Victoria 11 p.m. 1st, 7th, 14th
loth of each month for Clayoquot,
|uito Harbor and way ports; 7th
ih inonth for Quatsino and way
20th of each month for Ahcuset,
Sinn, Cape Scott and way ports.
I.NCOUVEK-NANAIMO   ROUTE.
S. S. Joan
|aves  Vancouver  1:30  pm- dally,
Sunday.    Friday and Saturday
Es   at 1 p.m.   Leaves Nanaimo at
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aves Victoria Tuesday 7 a.m.; ar-
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���aves Nanaimo Saturday 2 p. m-;
fes Victoria 9 p. m.
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m Victoria 8 p.m. every Wedm s
from Vancouver   10   a.m. eve*-,*
rsday.   Returning arrives at Van
per Sunday afternoon;  at Victoria
pay morning, via L_.dy-sml.1_.
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Eaves Vancouver 2nd and 16th ot
tY  month.
UP RlVER.
rom   New   Westminster   Monduy,
ineaday and Friday.
|rom Chilliwack Tuesday, Thursday
Saturday.
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RAILWAY COMPANY
Double     through     Transcontinental
Train  service  with  Tourist.    Pullman
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Bervice.
Atlantic  Express leaves at 17:26.
Imperial   Limited   leaves  al   7:l'>.
Excursion tickets on sale August
6th, 7th. 22nd and 28rd al greatly reduced rates.   Qood for nlnetj days.
For further particulars and reservations apply
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Agent, New Westminster.
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For Time Tablet, Folders, or any
farther information call on or write
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GENERAL AGENT.
730 Second Avenue. Seattle. Waal.
31st December, 1910.
(5) Districts "E" and "F."���From
a point designated on the plans of the
Commissioners, at the western end of
Fauquier Bros.' contract north of Lake
Nepigon, in the Province of Ontario,
westerly to a point at or near Dos
Lake,  a  dis:.nice  of  about   12.   miles.
[Date of completion,   1st   September,
���a.   10.
(6) District "F."���-From a point de.
signated on the plans of the Commissioners at '>i* near  Dog  l.Jke, in  the
(province of Ontario, to a point at or
about mile 2.6 west of what Is known
as Peninsula Crossing, by alternative
, routes as shown on the plans, a distance of aboul 23.76 miles by the
northerly route, and 24.13 miles by the
southerly route, and the selection of
the route, to be at the option of the
Commissioners. Date of completion,
is; September, 1909.
��� Plans,    profiles    and    specifications
' may he seen in the office of the Chief
Engineer of the Commissioners at
Ottawa; also in the offices of the following* District Engineers, viz: John
Aylen, Acting District Engineer. North
Bay, Ont.; T. S. Armstrong. Nepigon,
Ont.; and S. It Poutyn, St. Boniface,
Man.
Persons tendering   are notified that
I tenders will not  be considered unless
made in duplicate, and on the printed
forms supplied by the Commissioners.
A separate tender must be submitted for each section.
Tenderers shall not bo in any way
entitled to rely upon the Classification
or any other information given by any
person on behalf of the Commissioners; and before submitting any tender, bidders should make a careful
examination of the plans, profiles,
drawings and specifications, and read
the forms to be executed, and fully In-
��� form themselves as to the quantity
! and quality of materials, and character of workmanship required; and
are understood to accept and agree to
be hound by, the terms and conditions
in the form of contract, specifications,
etc., annexed to the form of teude.r.
Each tender must be signed and
sealed by all the parties to the tender,
and witnessed and be accompanied by
an accepted cheque on a chartered
bank ot the Dominion o�� Canada, payable to the order of the Commission-
i ers of the Transcontinental Railway,
as follows:
;For Sec. No. 1, District "C". .$1.0,000
JFor Sec. No. 2, District "C".. 150,000
JFor Sec. No. 8, Dist. "D & E". 150,000
j For Sec. No. 4, District "E" .. 150,000
| For Sec. No. 5, Dist. "E & F".. 200,000
:For Sec. No. 6, District "F".. 100,000
J   Any person whose tender is accept*
; ed shall within ten days alter the ac-
| ceptance thereof furnish such    addl-
| tlonal  approved  security .as  may  be
required iby the Commissioners;  sign
the contract, specifications, and other
documents required to be signed by
the said Commissioners; and, In any
case of refusal or failure on the part
of the party whose tender Is accepted
to complete and i xecute    a contract
wiih the said Commissioners, and to
furnish  the additional approved    security within  ien  days   after  the acceptance of  the    tender,    the    said
cheque shall be forfeited to the Commissioners aa liquidated damages for
such refusal or failure aud   all   con-:
tract  rights acquired   by  the  acceptance of the tender shall be forfeited.
The   'cheques   deposited   by    parties
whose ti ndera are accepted will be de-1
posited to the credit of the Receiver;
General of Canada as part of the se- ]
curity   for   the  due  and  faithful   per-1
formance of the contract according to,
its   terms.      Cheques     deposited    by!
parties   whose   tenders    are    rejected
will be returned within ten days after the signing of tne contract.
Attention is called to the following!
clauses in the form of contract:
"All mechanics,  laborers,  or other;
persons who perform labor   for    the I
purposes of the construction of    the
works hereby contracted for, shall be ;
paid such  wages as are generally accepted as current for competent work- .
men in the district in which the work i
is  'i.eing   performed,   and   if   there   is i
no current rate in su"li district, then
a fair  and  reasonable   rate;   and,   In
the event of a dispute arising as    to,
what is the current or a fair and rea- j
soluble rate, it shall be determined by ,
the  Commissioners,    whose    decision j
shall be final."
"'This agreement is subject,    to the I
regulations now    in force,    or which:
may at any time hereafter be in force !
iluring the construction of the works
hereby contracted for, made under the!
authority of the Department of Labor, j
and which are, or shall he, applicable!
to  -Mill  works."    (The    schedule    of
minimum  wages  determined upon  by
Bald Department will form part of the |
contract).
"The contnactor shall in connection
with the whole of the said work, as
far as practicable, use only material,
machinery, plant, supplies and rolling
stock manufactured or produced in
Canada, provided the same can .be obtained as cheaply, and upon as good
terms, in Canada as elsewhere, having
regard to quality and price."
The contractor shall conform to the
tire regulations adopted by the Commissioners, and also to the laws and
regulations respecting tires In the different provinces wherein the work is
being performed.
The right is reserved to reject any
or all  tenders.
By order.
P. E. RYAN,
Secretary.
The Commissioners of the
Transcontinental Railway.
Ottawa. 18th July.  1908
Newspapers inserting this advertisement without authority from the
Commissioners, will nol be paid tor It.
Mail Service
FELINE FISHERS,.
AU  Cat*   Apparently    ..<���  Mot  Afral*
of   llii>   Wnlcr.
Judging from my experience, cats,
when living near water, are generally
fond of fishing. I have personally
knewu three feline fishers. One was a
mere acquaintance and used lo fish io
a trout stream. Tbe other two lived
witb r�� and during the Bummei
months used to fish in the lake nearl)
every evening. They would crouch on
the shore and suddenly jump into an
advancing wavelet, very frequently
bringing out a small fUb, When they
had kittens, I have sometimes ..wen
tbeni bring up to the house three fish
In the Rpace of un hour.
I know of a cat, whose home was lo
Westmorland, close to a stream, tbat
was a regular and accomplished fisher.
She was a half Persian. Her daugb
J?r belongs to friends of mine, and i
have myself seen this latter watching
tlie goldfish in tlie children's aquarium,
whicb at that time wus opeu at thu
top Hnd on a broad window seat. Puss
put in one paw and stirred the watet
violently, then sat down ro watch wlth
apparent satisfaction the terror of tbe
flsh, which she could not on that occasion reach. Once the family found she
l.nd caught oue aud killed a second, s��
the aquarium was afterward always
covered by wire or net. One of thii��
cat's kittens belonged to me aud waj
for her short life of under a year very
dependent on human companionship.
She came up to my bedroom frequently
the tirst thing in the morning and always took great Interest In tbe wash
baud basin, from which she would fish
out the sponge or soap, aud liked to
have her paw In the water. She had
to be kept out of the bathroom, aa
more than once she deliberately Jumped into the bath when it bad In it a
depth of two or three inches of water
If tills daughter and granddaughter of
the original Usher had lived near water, I think tbe fishing instinct would
have developed, as the three generations all showed a fondness for this
element, which cats, as a rule, are scp
poted to avoid.���London Spectator.
THE "HOLY HOUSII.'
Dispatched by C. F.  R. train at 7:15
a.m.; close 6:30.
Sumas and Seattle, via Huntingdon
dally.
Millside  N'o.   1,   daily   e*..-,..  Sunday;   Sapperton   No.   1,   daily   except
Sunday.   Mails received at 10:30 a.m.
Dispatched by B.  C. Electric ratlwaj
Co., 6:30 a.m.
Vancouver, No. 1, dallyexcept Sun
days.   Return mail received 10 a.m.
Vancouver, N'o. 3, and Burnaby
Lake; closes at 3:30 p.m.; daily except Sunday. Return malls received
at 6:31 p.m.
Dispatched by C. P. R. train at 17:25
p.m., mail closes at 16:45 p.m.
Calgary and Vancouver, No. 96 (C
P. R. first mail). Return mail received
at 10:30 a.m.
C. P. R. No. 2, 6:30, all points west
of Lytton, except Agassiz, Coquitlam, |
Harrison   Hot   Springs, Westminster I
Junction, Lytton, Port Hammond, Port,
Haney going on morning train only.
Sapperton, No. 2;  MUlsld*>   <(-. ';
Coquitlam, dally except Sunday.   _i��-
turn mall received at 10:30 p.m.
Dispatched by carrier 1200 noon:
Timberland, Strawberry Hill. Tuesdays and Fridays. Return malls received Tuesdays and Fridays.
All down rlvjr points via Vancouver,
except Sunbury.
Sunburry,     Mondays,    Wednesdays
and Fridays;  leaves 11  a.m.
Dispatched by carrier, 1:18 o. tn.:
Dispatched by O.N. Fyler, 4 o. m.:
To southern points, dally except
Sunday.   Return mail 11 p. m.
Clayton, Tuesdays and Thursdays,
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturday*.
Tynehead, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Return mall received Mondays
and Fridays.
Dispatched by Q.N.R. train. 8.45 am:
Cloverdale, Nicomekl, IW Xell��,
Hazelmere, Hall's Prairie, Bonac-
cord, Blaine and Seattle fall points
In Washington and south, also all
points In eastern states), daily except Sunday. Return mall*, rei.pt vn.1
at 3.30 p.m. Bonacord Wednesdays
and Saturdays.
nd af the Home of Marr aad t**
tavloar.
Let rne give the main outlines of tha
tegeud. At Naznreth was preserved
with pious care the house of Our
Lady. The dwelling place tn whicb
ihe received the gracious message ot
the Incarnation, the lowly home vrhich
Iheltered the holy family for so man}
years, was n very precious sanctuary.
On May 10, 129L a month after Uk
inking of Tripoli and Ptolemals, this
holy house was carried by the hands
Df angels from Nazareth to a place In
Dnlmatia between Flume and Tersatl
on tbe Adriatic _hore.
It was a one roomed odlfli*e, built ot
red square stones, fastened with cement, and bore proof of nge and oriental design. It stood without any
foundations and had a wooden deeo
rated celling. The walls were covered
with frescoes; there were a door aud
a narrow window; Inside wm**. an
altar of stone, au ancient crucifix, s
small cupboard, containing a few ve*
���els of common use; a chimney aiu.
hearth. above which was a cedar
statue of Our Lady with the Holy
Child in her arms. The pastor of tha
place learned ln a vision that the building was the house of Our Lady, tho
stone altar that at which St. Petet
celebrated mass nnd the statue the
work of St. Luke the Evangelist. In
proof of the vision he was cured of a
serious Illness. A deputation of font
responsible persons forthwith were
sent to Naaareth to Investigate the
mystery, and they found that tha
house was do longer to be found.
Measurement nnd other menus tnkeq
proved that the house that had sml.
denly appeared In Dalmatln wns indeed none other than that which ht.d
���a suddenly left Palestine. Three yean
after, on Dec. 10, 12D4. the holy
Houae again dlaappeard nnd undsi
the pontificate of Celestine V. came ts
Becanatl, a little .own in the march
*t Ancona, when It fixed Itself In ���
laurel grove belonging to a pious lady
tailed Loreto. It wns discovered by
some shepherds nnd soim became re��
ognlzet) and was henceforth a mucli
freqnented place of pilgrimage. Eight
months afterward the house removed
to a small hill, three miles from R��
canatl. to land belonging to two brottv
trs, who, however, fell out shortly aft-
���ward over the division of wealth
which begaD to flaw to the new shrlna
To aave strife between the brothert
(he hous* tra�� suddenly lifted >n<*
more end tWi time settled down final'
ty In tbe rnldst of the public way,
which bad to be diverted lu com**
ftMtice. Her*, too. In the course of
Ma\m a chapel was built, which ga.-a
way tn time to tbe present basilica,
The famous pilgrimage of Loreto goa*
Oa today. Popes, kings and prince*
have (Malted this shrine aud left great
gtfta. Later on a festival with liturgical rites Waa Institute,!, nnd In time
0_* feast of tb* translation of the hu
Net****- was ajt���t-arf ** man* aaiutt
Tb* Mohammedan Oatlw
Of all the many torn* of totting th*
eath used ln the court* perhaps th*
most picturesque Is that which the Mo
hammedan Is restored to take. It la a
silent ceremony. The son of Islam
places hi* wot hand flat upon tha
Koran aafl puts the other on his fora-
headj dien he bring* his forehead do wa
to aad ln contact with tha book. Ha
then raises himself aad looks apt steadfastly for soma seconds. Th* o_tc*r of
tbe court should then���though h*so_aa>
times forget* this-ask th* htohaaoMd-
an, "Ar* you bound by th* c*r*mony
you hate performed to speak tha
truth V and the answer Is. "I ���cn." la
ladia th* 8>r*to*f_y has b**a abolish*.
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PAGE EIGHT,    .'��$
THE DAM NEWS.   1
MONDAY   AUGUST 3
VTECUMSEHS TROUNCE
WORLD'S CHAMPIONS
* 	
'Westminster Lacrosse Team
Badly Beaten by Querrie's
Indians���Score 10 to 4.
There's no reason why you
should buy "cheap1* imported Salt.
WINDSOR SALT con. no
more ��� is absolutely pure ��� and
goes farther.   Get WINDSOR.
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ERATORS
CALL AND SEE
THEM AT
ANDERSON
y LUSBY'S
252 COLUMBIA STREET,
New Westminster,  B. C.
J. HENLEY
Manufacturer of
Mineral Waters, Etc.
Aerated Waters,
Family trade a apecialty.
Tel. 113. Office  Eight street.
NEW  WESTMINSTER.   B.   C.
I TR A VFR^ AUCTIONEER and
J. 1KAVLKJ VALUATOR . . .
All  business  in  thi* line guaranteed.
Phone A 243.
Auction sal* every Friday morning
en the Market square.
Tenders Wanted
. Aug. 2.���Attracted by the
header, baseball and lacrosse,
��� ' *" people travelled to the tela yesterday. The lacrosse match
was thi fjig drawing card, the Westminster-, winners of the Minto cup,
I laying against the Tecumsehs, Tho
westerners were not in good shape,
not having recovered from their hard
game against the Shamrocks last
"i 'ii sday.
1 he Tecumsehs secured an easy
victory, the iiual tally being ten
goals to four, At no time did the
Westminsters have ia look-in.
Score by quarters���First, Tecum-
Behs, 2; Westminster, 0, Second. Tecumsehs, 6; Westminster, 2. Third,
Tecumsehs, 9; Westminster, 3. Fourth,
Tecumsehs,   10;  Westminster, 4.
Westminster. Tecumsehs.
Gray  Coal  Clark
Galbralth  Point  Griffiths
\V. Gifford.. .Cover Point. .. .Graydon
,1. Gifford    Defence Pickering
G. Rennie    Davidson
T. Rennie Rountree
Feeney  Centre  Felker
C. Spring  Home  Querrie
C. P. Latham   Murton
W. Turnbull  Gilbert
L. Turnbull   Outside   Durkln
J. Bryson Inside   Adamson
Referee���Guy Pettigrew; judge of
play, Eddie Baker.
The result of the match did not
come as a surprise to the followers
of the game in this city, few believing
���that the boys would be in shape to
beat the Xccumsehs after their strenuous exertions during the preceding
days. The absence of Alex Turnbull
and Wlntemute from the lineup also
weakened the team to some extent,
and for these reasons the victory was
generally conceded to the Indians.
That the local enthusiasts did not
look for a Westminster victory is
best shown iby the fact that practically no money changed hands on the
game, supporters of the champions of
the world declining to back their
favorites on this occasion.
SYOU
HEAR
Beyond   the   shadow
of a doubt,  the
ant
Aapncot
Peach
season will soon be over.
Place your orders at
once and get the choicest fruit.
CAaWasn
THE PEOPLE'S GROCER
DOMINION SALVER
COMPETITION  OPENS
INJURIES PROVE FATAL
IN ALICEVILLE RUNAWAY
The first shoot for the Dominion
challenge salver to be competed for
by the Civilian Rille association was
held on the South Westminster range
on Saturday. Thirteen members competed. The light was fairly good, some
of the scores being, V. H. C. Abbott
87 and J. McClellan 78. Some members only shot two of the three range
distances necessary. A large turn out
Is expected next week. It may he
mentioned that on Saturday T. Cunningham, of the D. C. O. R., scored 100
out of a possible 105, the best, score
ever made on the range.
Tenders are invited from the contractors of this city up to 2 p.m., the
18th of August, 1908, for the erection
and completion of three isolation buildings for the Board of Managers of the
Royal Columbian hospital. Tenders
are to he addressed to Wr. H. Keary,
secretary of hospital board, and envelopes to be superscribed, "Tender
for Isolation Buildings"; also tenders
are invited from the plumbing firms of
this city for certain trapping and venting of the sewers of the Royal Columbian hospital up to the above mentioned date, and addressed as above
to W. H. Keary, Esq.
Lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.
Plans and specifications can bo
neon at my office, in the Guichon
block.
EDWIN G. W. SA1T,
Architect.
W.  Reid  Dies at St.  Mary's  Hospital
from Injuries Received on Thursday When Team Ran Away.
tr      ADVERTISE      ta
��� .N ���
THE      DAILY      NEWS
FOR QUICK RETURNS.
William Reid, who was injured In
the runaway accident at Aliceville
when delivering groceries for T. S.
Annandale on Thursday, died at the
St. Marys hospital at 5 p.m. Saturday.
He was so seriously injured that the
doctors held out very little hope for
his recovery from the first, and the
end was not unexpected.
Deceased was about 22 years of age,
and is survived by his parents, a
brother, and four sisters. His father
is in the employ of the city.
The funeral takes place today at
the Catholic cemetery, a service being
held at the, pro-cathedral at 8 a.m.
Rev. Father O'Boyle will officiate .
Lord Roberts Improves.
Montreal. Aug. 2.���Robert Meighen,
whose guest Lord Roberts is in Montreal, gave out the following at noon;
"Lord Roberts is very much improved
and expects to have for Ottaway today."
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Funeral of M. J. Knight.
The funeral of the late Matthew
John Knight, bursar at the provincial
asylum, and formerly captain in thu
British mercantile service, took place
on Saturday from his residence, 491
Columbia street, to the Church of England cemetery. Rev. A. Shildrick
officiated. The deceased was an English Mason, and an occasional visitor
at the two local lodges. An emergent
meeting was held to conduct the funeral under -Masonic auspices.
The pallbearers were J. S. Clute, jn.,
Angus Munn, John .Mahoney, W. E.
Vanstone, H. Hoy and E. B. Stlnch-
combe. Nels Nelson, W. M, of King
Solomon lodge, conducted the .Masonic
ritual, assisted by Rev. J. S. Henderson, grand chaplain. The procession
was in charge of T. A. Mulr, grand
marshal. Arrangements were of a
simple character, Mrs. Knight and M.
J. Kiyght, his only son, attending.
The floral tributes, a testimony of
the respect in which the deceased
was held, were from the following:
Anchors���Wife and son. Miss Fillmore.
Sprays���.Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Slater,
Ur. and Mrs. Workman, Mr. nnd Mrs.
F. J. Lynch, Mr. - ml Misses Henderson, Rev. and Mrs. A. E. Vert, Mrs.
Bllodeau and family, "Little Violet
and Buddy Tail," Mrs. Murchle, Mr,
and Mrs. W, Gifford, Mr. and Mrs, VV,
A. Dashwood-Jones and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Haionsworth, Mr. and Mrs
James Lewis, Mr, aud Mrs. II. II Lennie, Mr, and Mrs. T. S Annandale, Mr.
and Mrs. H. W. Elliott and daughter.
Bouquets���Mr. and .Mrs. George
Cunningham, jr., Miss Phillips and M.
J. Phillips. Mrs. J. E. Phillips and
family, and -Mrs. R. C. Macdonald.
Wreaths���Dr. and Mrs. Doherty, .Mr.
and .Mrs. Stinchcombe, Mr, and .Mrs.
Tait, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Cambridge,
H. A. Bourne, .Mr. and Mrs. T. Gifford,
Mr. and .Mrs. Gilbert Mathewson, w.
E. Vanstone, Mr. ,and Mrs. Granby Far-
rant.
Mrosses���Miss Mercy Whitley (bIb-
ter-in-law), Dr. and Mrs. McKay, Mr.
and Mrs. Rees, Mr, and Mrs", Marshall
Sinclair, Miss E. Cunningham, and
Mrs. W. .1. .Mathers.
Public wreaths were as follows;
King Solomon lodge, No  17, A. F. &
A.  M.
Court house officials.
Asylum employees.
St.  Andrews church choir.
The funeral arrangements were carried out by D. Murchle.
The Season's Greatest
Collister's Annual Summer
Clearance Sale Commences
Tuesday, Aug. 4th
Notwithstanding the fact that prices on many linos have been considerably reduced during the past fe*
weeks we enter into our summer clearance sale with a determination to clear out at bigger reductiom
every odd and broken line during this month of August. No half measures will be adopted in our price
reductions. Lines that we cannot afford to carry over will go on the bargain table* with the price plate.
upon them which will cause customers to wonder why we do it.
Thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise in overstock are cn our shelves which must be r.le.-.r.d out
before the arrival of our new fall  goods. 1
THE
Ready-to-Wear Dept.
Stock is over large. Watch
this section for the
greatest snaps ever placed
before the buying public
of New Westminster and
vicinity.
ALL
Summer Goods
On the bargain table at
prices which mean big
losses to us. Money-saving opportunities for our
customers, however.
Watch our following advertisements for prices on many lines which serve as an  indication  of the hi-'n"
dred and one snaps on the bargain tables.
No goods on approbation | Everything in our store
or exchanged during thej!reduced except spool
sale. Everything marked j cottons and Butteriek
in plain figures. patterns.
Doors Open at 8 a. m.
Tuesday Morning
W. S. Collister & Co.
THE STORE FOR WOMEN'S WEAR
We Close at 5:30
1 We Close at 5:30l

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