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SHE NEWS NOTES OF THE CiTT J Miss Edna McKenzie left Wednes day on a month's pleasjre trip throughout the East. Members of the P. E. O. society held their annual picnic at the exec utive mansion Monday. Mrs. George A. Lee of Seattle was the guest of honor at a tea at the home of Mrs. Edward Kevin Wednes day afternoon. Superior Judge D. F. Wright this week granted J. E. Peterson a divorce tram Mary X. Peterson,, though she retained the custody of their two two children. Miss May Mead, daughter of the late Governor Mead, ia the house C«eat of Miss Portman, who enter tained In her honor Thursday after won. J. W. Brislawn, member of the State tax commission, delivered the •emmencement address at the grad uating exercises of the Montesano Mth school Thursday evening. Gordon Billings, who wu gradu ated from a Portland dental college ttb spring, is Tiki ting hie parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. ▲. Billings, pending incision as to where he will practice Ik profession. Mrs. P. M. Troy wsa elected presi dent of the Auxiliary of the Eastern ■tar at Its annual meeting the latter fwt of last week, the other officers Car the ensuing year being Mrs. F. T. Houghton, vice president; Mrs. W. A. Lang, secretary, and Mrs. H. L. Parr, treasurer. Building permits totaling 942.920 ware issued by the city clerk during the month of May, the new Martin Wilding now in course of construc tion being the largest single item. One of the largest exhibits offered hy the local schools is now on display st the T. M. C. A. and has been viewed by large crowds since it was •srmally opened Wednesday morning. * Mrs. Myrtle B. Sofe hsa filed suit te the local superior court for a divorce from Jesse Sofe, alleging fail ure to support and drunkenness. The engagement of Miss Gladys Otork to Dr. K. L. Partlow was an- Mined this week by Miss Clark's ■other, Mrs. Drsula Clark. The choir of St. John's church, as atotad by Mrs. Chandler Sloan of Ta nma, soprano, and W. F. Paull of ttli city, baritone, gave their last •acred eoneert of the season at the •fcareh Sunday evening. t Attar vlstttM her daughter, Mrs. lb F. King, at Fellows, Cal., tor Ave ■oaths, Mrs. O. C. White has re turned to her home near this city. After visiting her sister In Los Angeles during the winter, Mrs. C. M. Whittaker has returned to her home la this city. Large crowds greeted the spectac ular photo-play, "Birth of a Nation," at matinees and evening perform ances here Sunday, Monday and Tueeday, and the general opinion ex pressed was that It is a remarkable ■soving-picutre. At one of tbe per formances the local G. A. R. veterans vera the guests of the management. Rev. P. H. Cochran of Seattle, who to to leave next Monday on his-fourth trip to Burma as missionary, occu pied the pulpit of the local Baptist ehurch at both services last Sunday, recounting at the morning service some of his experiences in Burma. While la Olympla Rev. Mr. Cochran was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rlesenweber. The state board of medical exami ners cannot revoke licenses of physi cians convicted of Issuing prescrip tions in violation of the prohibition law, the attorney general says, bsslng the opinion on the ground that such an offense does not involve moral tarpltude within the meaning of the statute. Although the Inn in Mount Rainier National park will open June 16 (or the present season, and It la now poeaihle to penetrate as far aa Nis gually glacier, It will be July 15 be fore autolata can motor into Paradlae unlay, and late la the aummer before the newly constructed Paradise Inn win be ready for patrons. Early rie ttora In the valley will be provided with camping accommoda tions, pending the completion of the structure. Park officiate expect the ltlC season to be the greatest in the history of the national reservation. I Mrs. James Allen entertained at a 'tea at her home Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Ernest Lister. Rev. C. S. Morrison, wife and little 6on Cameron left Wednesday for a j summer's vacation in the East. Frank Rutledge of Little Uork was reappointed deputy fire warden for i Thurston county, at the meeting of ; the state forestry board the latter j part of last week. . Seattle is arranging for a big "pre paredness" parade Saturday, June 10, and reports from that city are to the effect that some 20,000 people are ex pected to participate In the parade, including a number of organizations , from outside cities. William Johnston has filed Buit against the county for |SO damages, alleging that in constructing a road the county obctructed a ditch which drained his faim. Tho bill was pre sented to the commissioners some time ago and turned down. Elma's swift aggregation of ball players went back home last Sunday with the short end of a 7 to 4 score, after an exciting game with the Sen ators on the local grounds. Attorney T. L. O'Leary, represent ing the Washington Paring company of Tacoma, Instituted mandamus pro ceedings this week to compel Mayor Mottman to sign the contract recent ly awarded that company by the city, for the improvement of Eighteenth street. Attorney W. N. Beal of Centralis, who three years ago defended Mrs. Nellie Hinds in her trial for murder in/ her husband in December, 1912, obtained a judgment against her for 96 36 and costs in the local superior court the other day, as his compensa tion. She did not answer the suit. Mrs. Hinds was recently convicted of Violating the school law by not send ing her children to school. Captain Edward Kimmel of the Coast Artillery stationed at Fort Worden, visited local friends for a while Wednesday while en route home from a visit with bis father, C. D. Kimmel, and sister, Miss Anna Kimmel, county superintendent of Mason county, at Shelton Memorial day. Among others he called on here were F. P. McKinney, with whom he served in the national guard during the Spanish-American war, and F. M. Kenney, of the Olympia National bank. Students of advertising, that mys terious power that keeps the biggest plants of this country going, selling their output, will take interest In reading the Pyramid Flour "ads," which will appear every week for some time to come in The Washing ton Standard. The advertising of this popular brand of flour is sent to this paper by John Blaauw, the ad vertising agent and manufacturers' campaign expert of Tacoma, the man who put "Watch Tacoma Grow" so forcibly on the map some years ago. A Union Pacific train Saturday struck a brand new automobile driven by Charles Bowen of this city, sales man for the Schwabacher company, on tbe crossing over the double tracks south of Tenino. Bowen land ed on the ruins of his machine in the ditch, uninjured. He started to cross tracks behind a southbound train and did not notice a northbound train on the other track. VMatkm Tine Is At land Tou should bave saved enough since the New Tear to enjoy an outing this summer. If you have not, then you have been careless. Perhaps there are thoughts al ready In your mind of Christmas. The holiday expenses will cause you no worry if you start saving now. Remember that a bank urges you to save—not to spend your money. It places its wonderful organisa tion, resources and experience at your service. Discuss with the bank officers of twenty-five years' experience how you can make your money work. Take your financial problems to the Capital National Bank Tin: WASHINGTON STANDARD, FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1916 John Hohnlofink, until recently an employ of the surveyor general's de partment, has gone to Chicago to take a position with the Milwaukee railway. Mrs. George Filley was elected re gent of Sacajawea chapter, D. A. K., at the annual meeting at her home Wednesday evening, the other officers for the ensuing year being Miss Helen Cowles vice regent, Mrs. S. J. Chad wick recording secretary, Mrs. C. J. Lord corresponding secretary, Mrs. F. Davis treasurer, Mrs. F. S. O'Brien registrar, and Mrs. M. Jaynes his torian, while the board of managers will be Mesdames T. M. Vance, C. E. Beach and W. J. Foster. Clarence Funk, manager of the In ternational Harvester company, stopped over in Olympia the fore part of this week for a visit with his cousin, Attorney Geo. H. Funk, while en route on a business trip to British Columbia. Mr. Funk's testimony was a prominent feature of the hearings in the United States senate which re sulted in the verdict rejecting Lori mer as cne of the senators from Illi nois. Charging that her husband is in love with another woman, and that he has treated her cruelly and heaped indignities upon her, Mrs. Laura M. Sadler filed suit in the local superior court this week for a divorce from V. O. Sadler, a local cigar dealer and poolroom proprietor. She asks $76 a month alimony and the custody of their two children, Lois, 7 years old, and Irene, 5. They were married in Tacoma in 1908, but have made their home here for some years. Almost a million dollars a day in oxports alone, or more than $6,000,- 000 in excess of all previous high marks, la the record in ocean-borne commerce hung up by the Washing ton customs district in April, accord ing to Collector Roscoe M. Drumhel ler. The combined imports and ex ports during the month, $39,661,248, a total never before approached by the district, also smashed by more than $5,000,000 all previoua records. Henry B. Nagel waa awarded $lO damages by Superior Judge Mitchell the latter part of last week, after the trial of his suit to enjoin the county commissioners from opening a road through his property, the damage having been caused when the road supervisor tore down the fence in front of the disputed property. The preponderance of testimony showed that the strip of land involved had not been used as a public road for 10 years and by the decision the Nagels obtain a clear title to a tract 80 feet wide and 800 feet long. Theo Karle, known throughout the Northwest aa Theo Karl Johnston, brother of Mrs. W. W. Miller, has just been enrolled as a Victor artist and has 'two beautiful records Just out. The clear enunciation and care* ful tone work of the young tenor are very marked in these records and his friends are sure to want his first achievement in this popular field of endeavor. Funeral services were held at the Mills chapel Wednesday afternoon for F. M. Canady, 67 years old, a resident of Olympia for the last 83 years, who died at the family home at Twelfth and Jefferson streets Sun day evening. Rev. R. H. Edmonds, pastor of the Congregational church, officiated at the services, Interment being made In the Masonic cemetery. Mr. Canady was a native of Virginia, having been born near Spottsylvanla courthouse, and as a youth witnessed the famous Civil War battle In that neighborhood. After the war he went to Canada, engaging in the log ging business, then lived on a farm In Illinois for some yeArs, and went to California in 1882, moving to this city the following year. For some years he was engaged in the grocery business, the firm being Canady ft Jones, but later took up carpenter work. He is survived by two sons, Eugene F. and Fred J. Canady of this city, and a daughter, Mrs. George Rutledge of Seattle. Five dollars reward for return of small bay mare, part Shetland, strayed from F. H. Mlxsell, Third and Central, May 22. Two white feet on left side, black mane and tail, halter and rope hanging. Phone 315 L. (Adv. fl-1-1.) FUNERAL OP EMPIRE: BUILDER IS SIMPLE. Continued From Page One. ucated at Rockwood academy, he left his father's farm in 1856 and en tered steamboat line offices in St. Paul where he remained 10 years. He was married in 1867 to Mary Theresa Mahegan. They had two children, Louis W. Hill, and James Norman Hill. About this time he went Into the fuel and transportation business as a member of the firm of Hill, Griggs A Co. In 1870 he established the Red Do You Want Underwear? OR DO YOU WANT MUNSING WEAR? Our line of Munsing Underwear is complete in every detail. For Men, for Women, for Misses, for Boys and for the smaller tots. LADIES' UNION SUITS our choice of high neck, low neck, long sleeves, elbow sleeves, wing sleeves; tight knee, loose knee or ankle length. Any sort of a combination found here. We start them at 50c, 63c, 75c, 89c, SI.OO, $1.25, $1.50. These are made from refined Maco Cotton, excellent, lustrous finish. The silk lisle, in extra smooth finish, softer than silk and better wear, at less expense. SPECIAL LOT Ladies' Union Suit, low neck, no sleeves, knee length 25c Ladies' separate garments, vest and pants 26c Ladies' low neck, no sleeve, or wing sleeve 10c to 50c Misses' Union Suits, good value 25c to 50c Boys' Union Suits, o» separate garments 25c to 50c YOU CAN DO BETTER AT Ladies' Home! mi 11 H Iff J • H J Pictorial =L T» Mottian Mercaoti e Co. =L River Transportation company, oper ating between St. Paul and Winni peg. Three years later he sold his interest in that concern and organ ised a syndicate which obtained con trol of the St. Paul £ Pacific railroad. This was reorganised under his guid ing genius, and became known as the St. Paul, Minneapolis ft Manitoba Railroad company. Mr. Hill officiated as general man ager, vice-president and preaident of this road until it merged with the Great Northern system in 1890. He then directed the building of the Great Northern, extending from Lake Superior to Puget Sound, with north ern and southern branches and a line of ateamerß running to the Orient. Mr. Hill was president of the Great Northern until 1907 and chairman of its board of directors until 1912. He was also president of the Northern Securities company, a director of sev eral railroad systems and a number of banks, and vice-president of the New York Chamber of Commerce. Growth of Hill System. When Mr. Hill and his associates took possession of the St. Paul ft Pacific it consisted of 420 miles of complete railroad, of which 100 miles was disconnected from the rest of the line. Today the Great Northern has nearly 6,300 miles of main track and a total trackage of nearly 7,800 miles. It owns a half interest in the Burlington system, which has a trackage of nearly 9,000 miles. It operates a line of steamships on the Great Lakes, from Duluth and Chi cago to Lake Erie points, and all this great system of transportation was built up by Mr. Hill without land grants or public aid, except land grants covering <OO miles in Minne sota. Upon his retirement at <9, the "streak of rest" he had bought 30 years before had expanded to more than 6,000 miles, was earning gross profits of more than $66,000,000 a year, and carrying 15,000,000 tons of freight annually. Circus Day Specials ' lO Per Cent Discount on All Merchandise In Oar I Store, Saturday, June 3, on All Cash Purchases | i ' Here are a few sample*: Regular Saturday Price Special WOMEN'S NINE-INCH BOOTS $6.00 1^.40 (Gray and white or brown and white combinations,'or all white, lace or button) WHITE SATIN PUMPS $2.60 $2.25 MISSES'AND CHILDREN'S NOVELTIES $1.50 t053.00 $1.35 to $2.70 BOYS' '' WILL- WEAR '' SHOES, BLUCHER AND BUTTON $2.10 to $3.00 $1.90 to $2.70 A full line of white Tennis Pumps and Shoes, the season's favorites, all go at these special prices. The Regal Shoe-Shop SAFE DEPOSIT BUILDING OLYMPIA 220 EAST FOURTH STREET WHEN YOU WANT A SUIT "The best I've . tasted—" A oitixen at on* of the port food shows remarked: "Sinoe I had a cup of coffee in Pasadena, California—and that ooffee was from a famous ooffes plantation—l hare not found its equal until I tested i Fairmont Coffee 40c per pound 2 pounds for 75c Justly, the readers of this advertisement ask the reason for this brand's superior quality. Listen: There is just as great a difference in ooffee as in any other food product The reasons why FAIRMONT OOFFEE is con sidered the best are simply these: " Seven kinds of the highest priced ooffees are blended—steel out—no chaff—roasted and packed in tins, and when raw ma terial of the highest quality is used, the finished product will be of the highest grade. The man that knows how has roasted every pound of ooffee which goes into the oans bearing the FAIRMONT, and on every can is the trade-mark of the TAOOMA GROCERY 00. Try a pound or two and be oonvinoed of its superior quality. Ton can buy it from the following Oljmpia grooers: W- A. HODGES. M E. GEORGE. L. 0. RAMRERG. 0. H- BETHEL. BOLSTER A BARNES. F. D. COOK, Tumwater.