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NEWS FROM OUR
Non-Intervention Plan Adhered
To But Precautions
Washington.—The war department
has ordered the mobilization of the
Fifth brigade of the army at Galves
ton for possible embarkation on tran
sports. The order is the result of a
conference between President Taft
and Secretary of War Stlmson.
Although it was emphasized that
the government contemplated no
change in its non-intervention policy,
it was admitted that nearly 5000
troops would be held in Galveston, in
case of untoward developments.
Despite assurances from various
American consuls in Mexico that the
governors of Mexican states are ra
pidly declaring their loyalty to Pro
visional President Huerta, Secretary
of State Knox believes the present
quiet is only the calm before a storm.
Net Weight Bill Passed.
Plain labeling of food packages with
the net weight and contents before
they are sold to the public is required
by a bill passed by the senate, which
already had passed the house. Slight
changes made by the senate will re
quire a conference committee of the
two houses before the measure Is sent
to President Taft for signature.
The proposed law would require the
net weight and measure of the food
product to be conspicuously displayed
on the outside of each package.
Webb Bill Not to Affect Individual.
The right of an individual residing
in a "dry" state to import liquor for
his own use will not be restrained or
Interfered with if President Taft ap
proves the Webb liquor-shipment bill
which recently passed both houses of
congress. According to the advocates
of the bill, the individual citizen liv
ing in "dry" territory will have all
the prvlleges he had prior to the pass
age of this bill, so long as he does not
attempt to import liquor for sale con
trary to the law of the state within
which he lives. This beinc true, as
the friends of the bill assert, this
measure has been greatly misunder
Women Worry Congressmen.
It is a serious Job to be a member
of congress these days, according to
plaints that are resounding through
out the capitol. The burden of the
legislators' trouble is the suffragist
and the anti-suffragist controversy.
All congressmen have been Invited
to march with the votes for women
advocates on March 3. All have like
wise been quietly informed by the
antis that close watch will be kept
on their suffrage activity. The situa
tion does not bother members from
equal suffrage states, but it is giving
those from other commonwealths a
lot of trouble to decide which camps
they will favor.
The anti-suffragists are conducting
a "lobbying" campaign at the capitol
which adds to the woes of the legis
Deficiency Is Biggest In Many Years.
Preparation of the biggest general
deficiency appropriation bill in many
years was begun by the house appro
priations committee. It v.-ill cnrrv
OREAD AND CAKE
No Other Evidence
than the fact that our mills
have been running 99% of
every 24-hour working day
in the year and a half since
their opening to prove that
Fisher's Blend Flour
(Ihii tnm lufn lirt WW lie WHttn Set, What)
has found an appreciative
response from the careful
housewives of the West
Fisher Flouring Mills Co.
" America'! Finest Flouring Mill* "
SEATTLE, U. S. A.
4* For Sale by All Dealers
Deficits in appropriations of pen
sions of $15,000,000 will be included
In the forthcoming bill. This deficit
Is caused by the operations of the new
Sherwood $l-a-day service pension
law. Another huge deficit is in the
preliminary operation of the parcel
National Capital Brevities.
Both houses listened to the reading
of Washington's farewell message on
The death of the commerce court
March 4th was decreed by the con
ference report on the legislative bill.
High officers of the. navy depart
ment have recommended to Secretary
Meyer that the battleship Oregon be
or sold for Junk.
Intervention of the United States
government to secure justice or at
least a fair trial for fallen President
Madero, of Mexico, is announced by
The senate interstate commerce
committee voted to report favorably
the La Follette-Adamson bill for the
physical valuation of railroads and all
interstate commerce carriers.
Laurence O. Murray, controller of
the currency, has announced that he
Intended to stop the practice by na
tional banks of paying dividends when
their earnings did not warrant it
Judiciary committee favorably re
ported a bill making it a prison of
fense to destroy irrigation ditchee
and another increasing bonds of U. S.
marshals from $40,000 to $100,000.
Daniel J. Keefe's resignation from
his post as commissioner general of
Immigration has been demanded by
Secretary of Commerce and Labor
Nagel. In a report submitted to Presi
dent Taft, based on complaints of of
A total of $5158.33 was received
and expended last year by the Ellens
burg chamber of commerce, according
to the report submitted by Secretary
Quincy Scott at the annual meeting.
The membership of the organisation
has grown during the year from 66
to 171, and the total of dues amount*
to $213 a month.
Washington to Have Garden Contests.
Olympla.—Much after the faahlon
of the association formed In Oregon
last year, prominent educators neve
Just completed plans for a state-wide
garden, farm and domestic products
contest among the school children of
The organisation Is divided into
three departments—the state, the
county bonrd and the district super
visor. A bill will be Introduced In
the legislature asking for (16,000 ap
propriation to carry on the work,
though it will be stipulated that none
of this shall be used for prizes, these
having to come from special sources.
Much has already been contributed.
Indian, Aged 114, la Dead
Colville. —Alexander Daylight, one
of the most noted Indians In the Col
ville reservation, is dead at the home
of his grand-nephew, Francis Camlle,
seven miles from Kettle Falls. Ac
cording to the government rolls. Day
light was 114 years old at his death,
but his own statements, verified by
his associates, are that his age was
THE LYNDEN TRIBUNE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2f, 1913.
"In the Spring a lovelier Iris glistens on the burnished dove,
In the Spring the young man's fancy lightly turns r to thoughts of lov<
Now that's poetry—Spring poetry—and Spring will soon be here. In t
issue we wish to call attention to some of our "poems" in Spring Merchandise. The <
signers and fashion fixers must have worked day and night to produce such rare, beauti
things as the wholesale houses show for you this Spring. Without a doubt we hi
the best assorted and best selected line of laces and embroideries that has ever been she
in this section. In round numbers we can show you 700 different patterns in
Lace and Embroidery
Laces.—Shadow laces with banding to
match are very popular, and prices range
from IS to 2*3 CtS. We have
the new lace used so much on Ratine, in
edge and band, 12.y 2 to 35 CtS.
Baby Irish, Valenceunnes, Torchon, Cluny,
etc., also some handsome patterns in insert
ion and edge for CURTAINS.
GROCERY SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY:
Sperry or Columbia Rolled Oats, .25
Canned Corn, 3 for .25
Tomatoes, 3 for .25
Corn Meal, white, yellow, 10 lbs. .25
Bran per ton 23.00
Farmers Mercantile Company
Special for Saturday, D. G. Sugar, 20 lbs. $1.00
Under this sameuhead
come the latest creations
in'striped Cotton Ratine
at 25 CtS. Also the
plain colors in Cotton
Crepe Ratine at 25c.
The new Cotton "Cord
Supreme" is going to be
the strongest* competitor
that the good old Pique
has ever had; with the new
mercerized 'Russian? cord'
a close!second. All staple
colors, 25 and 35'cts.
Buy a Sweater NOW.
We can make it an
inducement for you!
Whole Wheat Flour, 10 lb. sack .30
Buckwheat Flour, 10 lb. sack .45
P. Blossom flour per sack 1.20
Olympia flour per sack 1.20
Karo Syrup, gal. .50
Embroidery.—Beautiful! Is the verdict oi
every lady who has seen our new embroi
deries. We have all widths, from the tin*
iest edge to a flouncing wide enough for i
ladies skirt. 45 inch at $ 1.35. And th<
45 inch all-over embroidery to make a com
plete dress, at $3.00 a yard. About 5(
pieces of All-overs, lace and embroidery
sold all the
cause, it is
SAY! Mr. Grocer, Mr. Banker, IV
Butcher, Mr. Real Estate Man, Mr. Dru
gist, Mr. Bookkeeper, or Mr. Anybody Els
who is on the floor a greal deal, Greetin
We have a BUSINESS SHOE with a good toe, ma
on"a comfortable last, with a cushion sole that is F
ALLY comfortable, made by the Brown Shoe Co
pany, in the White House factory, recommended
Dr. Sawyer, and named "Dr. Sawyer's Cushion Sol
Shoe. Try a pair next time.
54.00 and SS.OC
Children's Rompers of
New, and in all sizes,
made of good Percale
New Things in
Dry Goods are
rolling in right
C. W. Soap, 26 bars l.Oj
Swift's White Soap, 26 bars I.o]
A. & H. Soda 4 pkgs. .21
Pearl Oil per case 2.11
Eocene per case 2.31