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Shefket Pasha, who is commander
in-chief of the Turkish troops in the
war with the Balkan states.
MILITIA PLAN OUTLINED
Acting Secretary of War Asks Co-op
eration of Governors
Washington.—One of the most im
portant moves in recent years to pre
pare the national militia for use in
time of war is proposed in letters ad
dressed by Acting Secretary Oliver to
the governors of all the states and ter
ritories inviting their co-operation In
the war college plans for the organiza
tion of the militia into 12 tactical di
The letters point out that If the
militia is to be used as a field force
effectively In war time it can be done
by this system of divisions, and to in
sure the proper working of the plan
all of the details should be worked out
in time of peace.
I. W. W. Reach Honolulu
Honolulu. —Reaching out across the
Pacific Ocean, the Industrial Workers
of the World have begun a campaign
of organization among the laboring
classes of the Hawaiian Islands. Their
propaganda has been spread among
the working people and the represen
tatives of the organization have intro
duced their doctrine to the plantation
laborers and the Japanese.
First Land Show in Northwest
Portland. —The Pacific Northwest
Land Products Show, the first in Port
land and one of the greatest ever held
In the United States, opened here
Monday. For the first time people of
the northwest will have a really big
opportunity to learn the productive
capacity of the soil.
SIX YEAR TERM
New York. —Declaring himself In
favor of a single six-year term for
the president nnd the amendment of
the constitution so as to give cabinet
officers seats in the senate, President
Taft made his first important speech
since his defeat for reelection before
the Lotus club here. In a speech
which he himself called a swan song,
gently railing at William J. Bryan's
suggestion that ex-presidents be given
debating power without votes in con
gress, Taft closed with a toast to:
"The health and success of the able,
patriotic and distinguished gentleman
who Is to be the next president of the
President Taft reviewed at length
the problems which the chief execu
tive must face, and urged that the ap
pointments of "local patronage" posts
be taken from him to enable him to
give more time to putting into effect
the pledges of the party that elected
Alluding humorously to the criti
cisms to which he has been subjected,
the president declared that he foresaw
the end of "indiscriminate muckrak
ing" and unfounded criticisms of pub
lic officials, which, he said, had done
"grave injustice to many honorable
Wheat —Club, 78c; bluestem, 81c;
red Russian, 76c.
Oats —$27 per ton.
Hay—Timothy, $18; alfalfa, $12.
Butter —Creamery, 35c.
Hops—l9l2 crop, 19c.
Wool—Eastern Oregou, 18c; Wil
lamette valley, 22V&C.
Wheat—Bluestem. 80c; club, 77c;
red Russian, 76c.
Butter —Creamery. 35c.
Hay—Timothy, 117 per toa; alfalfa,
Mr*. Grover Cleveland, widow of the
former president, whose engagement
to a college professor was recently
PERKY GETS APPOINTMENT
Hawley at Last Moment Refuses Ida
ho Senatorship Himself
Boise.—Judge R. I. Perky of Boise
was appointed United States senator
from Idaho by Governor James H.
Hawley, to fill a vacancy caused by
the death of Senator Weldon D. Hey
Judge Perky is a prominent demo
crat and was formerly state chairman
of that party. He was defeated for
national committeeman this year after
a bitter fight between the Hawley and
Nugent factions. Perky served as dis
trict judge for four years.
It was understood that Governoi
Hawley would resign the governor
ship and that Lieutenant-Governoi
Sweetser would appoint the retiring
governor to fill the vacancy.
In an unauthorized statement, Gov
ernor Hawley said he abandoned the
plan to have himself appointed be
cause the longer he considered the
act the more repulsive It became to
him, and he thought his intent would
Manitobans Are Accused
Winnipeg, Man. —Sir Redmond Rob
lin, Premier of Manitoba, and Hon.
Robert Rogers, lately appointed Do
minion Minister of Public Works, are
named as principals in a case alleging
violation of Canada's election laws in
Mac Donald district.
The trial promises to be the most
sensational in Canadian political his
tory owing to the prominence of those
Wilson Led Colonel by 2,000,000 Votes
Washington.—Latest figures on tho
total votes polled by the three princi
pal presidential candidates in the re
cent election nre as follows: Wilson
6,398,000, Roosevelt 4,315,000; Taft
3,350,000. Four years ago Taft receiv
Son of Coroner of Centralia Shot
Centralia, Wash. —A tragedy which
has stirred all Centralia was brought
to light by the finding of the body of
Charles Newell, son of Edward Newell,
coroner-elect of Lewis county. The
youth had been shot through the head.
IN GREAT BATTLE
Constantinople—Turkey will not
accept peace on the terras laid down
by the Balkan allies, according to an
official announcement and a great bat
tle between the Bulgarians and Turks
is on all along the line of the Tehatal
Unofficial reports say the Turks
have gained a great success. The
Turks succeeded after some hours of
fighting in defeating the right Bulgar
ian wing and in repulsing the left
wing. They captured 12 guns and
8000 prisoners. The Turkish warships
contributed largely to this success.
The opening of the battle was a
wonderful spectacle. The black f.ice
of the Bulgarian position sparkled
with flashes. Some of the Turkish
heavy guns fired black powder. The
bursting of heavy shells soon raised
a curtain of smoke which, mingling
with the morning mist, rolled majest
ically down tho valley between the
Constantinople, at the gates of
ahlch the Bulgarians are 'knocking, is
a city of sick, wounded and hungry
refugees. With the thousands of
wounded, In addition to cholera pa
tients, all the hospitals are overtaxed,
Some relief has been afforded by the
action of the government in sending
many refugees to Asia Minor.
A revolution has been added to the
other troubles of the Turkish govern
ment. The young Turks, on whom
much of the blame is placed for dis
aster, arc suspected of being concern
ed in a movement to overthrow the
government and a section of them are
thought to be plotting to restore the
ex-Sultan Abdul Humid to tbe throne.
THE LYNDEN TRIBUNE. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 21.1912
The season of good cheer. The season when wanderers from home get back to
theoldfireside-if they can. The season that stirs the heart and opens our eyes to the many
blessings which, during the daily grind, we are liable to overlook. The beguiling or the
season when "Peace on Earth, Good Will toward Men, and the Golden Rule are up
permost in our minds. we have a great many things to be thankful tor, and
among them is our gratefulness for your patronage. Our constant endeavor to please you
in the various lines we carry will be as keen in the future as it has been in the past.
For the Thanksgiving' Spread
we are going to make a cut price on table linens. The opportunity to replenish your sup
ply of linens has seldom been offered at such prices as we quote in this sale. Linens for
every one. Linens that are in keeping with the dependable qualities you have ahvays
been used to in buying here. Table Linens of the most worthy sort m Pattern Cloths
with Napkins to match, or by the yard, and Patterns so widely diversified, that almost
every demand can be met. One of the most remarkable
Linen Events we ever asked you. to attend.
60. in Satin Damask, floral design, linen weft, 50c, value, 38 cts.
60 in. Half bleeched, dot center, floral border, 85c. value, 58 cts.
72 in. Bleached, dot center, conventional border, 75c. value, 55 cts.
60 in. " bar center, check border, linen finish, 35c. val., 29c
We have some of the handsomest Single Lunch Cloths, and Cloths
with napkins to match that have ever been seen at any store in Lynden.
30 in. hemstitched lunch clothes, all linen, floral pattern, $3.50 value,
at $2.80. The same in 40 inch, Regular $3.25, now $2.75
2 sets only, hemstitched napkins and cloths, Louis XVI pattern, $9.00
All Table Linens in this Sale in like proportion.
Farmers Mercantile Company,
v. Reliable Advertisers wa.hW
N A F> X I N S
$6.00 Pure Linen
of the year. Our new Raisins, Currants, Mince Meat, Lemon, Orange and Citron Peel, Walnuts,
Dates, Figs, Boiled Cider, Sweet Potatoes, Celery, Radish, Lettuce, not forgetting the Cranberries.
Extra Special for "Market Sale Day" on next Saturday
Peach Blossom Flour $4.50 Fishers "Art" Flour $4.50
Fishers "Blend $5.50 Standard Tomatoes, 3 for .25
24x24 Napkins, $4-80
22x22 Napkins, $3.60
22x22 Napkins, $3.20
24x24 Napkins, $2.80
'Ohanksgiving time brings to mind the purity
of purpose of our Puritan forefathers when they landed
at Plymouth Rock and associating another thought that
of Purity in Groceries—brings this store to the front as a
leader in demanding the best and purest of eatables for you. We have everything to
make the Thanksgiving meal just what it should be, the most palatable and memorable