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Of Originality What gingers up a fellow’s appearance like a dash of originality in his dress? What gives you such a seasonable smartness as clothes which smack of taste ful novelty? Our Spring STEIN-BLOCH, AD LER-ROCHESTER and STADIUMS have a newness and freshness that’s vastly more than mere gloss of finish or the fleet ing veneer of a flatiron. And particularly, these clothes are original departures from the standard prices for high standard clothes. Suits $15 to $40 ~~m7a7pTnSKA, Successor to Sargent & Pin ska Fairbanks Dawson. Silverware Cut Glass China ware Rugs Pianos Phonographs Autopianos THE PLAYER PIANO WHICH ANYBODY CAN PLAY. Low Prices Our Motto The Fair Predicts Airships Will Cross Ocean LONDON, Mar. 12. < laude (Ira harue-White, head of the aviation department, predicts that aeroplanes will be perfected in the near future which will make it possible to cro. the Atlantic ocean in 15 hours Should this come true, it will mean that the aeroplanes will be con pelled to travel nearly 200 mile per hour. The fastest aeroplane at the present time, according to re ports, is that perfected by the Ger mans, which, it is said, will travel 180 miles per hour. D. G. Hosier, of American creek, in the Hot Springs district, was here last week to give his deposi tion in the Stroecker-Patterson equity case, which has been r ■ manded here for a new trial. S. R. Weiss, Alf Ekeland John Driscoll and Jim Flannery were among the Chatanikans in town last week to attend the Johanson trial Whisky Glasses $1.00 doz. Beer Glasses $1.00 doz. RANGES COOK STOVES DISHES SILVERWARE GRANITEWARE POTS KETTLES FRY PANS WHITE ENAMEL Dishes BUILDING PAPER ROOFING PAPER NAILS BEDS SPINGS ETC. SMITH’S HARDWARE AND GUN STORE 1 wo Million Acres Opened To Settlers WASHINGTON, I). C„ Mar. 12.— Announcement was made yesterday that two million acres of land in the middle west will be thrown i i"-n to settlement in the near fu ture, These two million acres are in nine different states, and the land is said to include some excel- : lent farmlands. The usual rush for land is expected. Federal Reserve Fund Increased WASHINGTON, D. C., Mar. 12.— According to announcement made by Charles S. Hamlin, one of the federal reserve bank governors, the resources of federal reserve banks have increased three million dol lars, making the total resources $33,000 000. Chena Stamp Mill Starts This Week A report received last night from Chena was to the effect that the Chena stamp mill will probably be put in actual operation within the next, few days. It is practically ready to crush ore now, and a test run will proDably be made today or tomorrow, but it will be several days before the stamps will be tarted in earnest. During the past week the crew of men working at the mill has been engaged in hoisting the ore from the cars to the ore bins. The well at the mill has also been re paired and a boiler has been in stalled in the mill proper. The big crushing machinery is to be used in crushing the tung sten ore of Johnson & Ewers. Mar tin Harrais is in charge of the work. Mrs. Rickert Is Host at Dinner In honor of her husband and tin members of his curding team, the rink which won the trophy pre sented by E. R. Feoples, the beau tiful hall clock which now has a niche at the Rickert residence, Mrs P. J. Rickert entertained at agoo.se dinner yesterday. And in addition to the goose, which was enjoyed by all, the guests were afforded all of the ranch delicacies obtainable at this time of year at no other place in the vicinity cf Fairbanks Except tlie Rickert ranch. Those present at the dinner in addition to the hostess and Ter husband were Messrs. James A Fairborn, Alden P. Wilbur anr. Ed Poppell, the members of Mr Ttickert's curling rink, Mrs. Wilbur Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Duudon, Miss Clara C. Heid and Mr. James Mc Cracken. ESTER PEOPLE MADE HAPPY Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Buswell, a >oung couple from Ester creek, were made happy yesterday by the ar rival of a little girl in their family circle The birth took place at St Joseph's hospital at 12 noon. The little miss weigh eight and one fourth pounds. Mother and child are doing nicely, according to the report received from the hospital last evening. This is Mr. and Mrs Buswell’s first child. LEGAL BATTLE IN NAPE CASE NOT YET OVER WOOLDRIDGE TRIAL WILL BE , RESUMED IN COURT THIS MORNING This morning in district court the trial of the case of t lie Unite! States vs. Wooldridg" the defer, dant in which pro endings is charr ed with rape, will he resumed. It has occupied the time of the court for the greater part of the past week, for, from the time that the jury was secured and sworn last Tuesday afternoon, the taking of testimony has continued almost un- ; interruptedly as far as court hours ; were concerned. The prosecution has closed its case and, according to the statements of the attorneys \ for the defense, it will require to day and the better part of tomor row before the testimony of the de fense will all lie introduced From the start of the actual trial of the case, which commenced last | Wednesday morning, the time on ! Monday and Tuesday having been taken up with the sele-ting of a jury, the trial has been a continued succession of dramatic climaxes, from a legal point of view. And also from a legal point of view it has been one of the greatest bat ties of attorneys ever seen in the loeal courts. The defense is being conducted by Thomas A. Marquam and I!'on A Dodge, while District Attorney R. F. Roth and his assist ant, Reed W Heilig are handling the ease for the government. Judge j Charles E. Bunnell ordered that tin trial be held behind closed doors, despite the objections of the dc fense. The first sensational event in the case was the denouncing of the olii cials of the marshal’s oliice as be ing unfit to serve summons on prospective jurors, an account of which is published elsewhere in this issue. Tlie second came with the opening statements of the attov i neys to the jury. The facts in the ; case, as seen from the side of the I prosecution, were presented by the | iistrict attorney, who stated that i he hoped to prove the same to the satisfaction of tlio jury, while At torney Marquam, for the defense announced that he hoped to prove that the prosecution of Wooldridge on the charge was a concocted propostion from start to finish. Tic district attorney’s statement con eining the facts which he hoped to prove, was the first public state ment made regarding what are ai '.eged to have been the occurrences which led up to the crime for the commission of which W. II. Wool dridge is being prosecuted. The First Witness. The first witness called by the prosecution was Laura Herrington the 14-year-old girl on which the -rime is alleged to have been com mitted. Under the questioning of the district attorney, she told ol bavin" —Wooldridge at 7:30 Vclock one evening two or three lays before Christmas of 1913 (the ndictment says 1914) in front o! the Glass Block, on Cushman street. (Concluded on Page 5). Send in your order at once for shoes, coats dresses or anything /ou desire bought foi you on the Outside, and we will telegraph your order to Mr. Gordon. .The cost will be no greater. Glass Block. Fairbanks Boy is Enroute to Mexico That Lieut. Vaughan Taylor, of the Eleventh United States cavalry, is now enroute to the Mexican bor der with his regiment, is the in ference of telegraphic dispatches received by The Citizen yesterday relating to the Mexican situation, although no authoritative intorma ion to that effect has been received here. The dispatches state that a vavalry regiment from Port Ogle thorpe, Georgia, has been dispatch ed to the border and as it is a known fact that the regiment in which young Taylor holds a com mission is the only one at that post, it is supposed to have been ordered out to join the forces of General Funston and General Persh ing. Lieut. Taylor is a son of R. W. Taylor, of the N. C. oilice force. He has been Outside for several years past and graduated from AVest Point about a year ago, being well re membered by many Fairbanksans. RECIPE FOR GRAY HAIR To half a pint of water add 1 oz. Bay Rum, a small box of Barbo Com pound, and % oz. of glycerine. Ap ply to the hair twice a week until it becomes the desired shade. Any druggist can put this up or yoii can mix it at home at very little cost. Full directions for making »nd use c-ome in each box of Barbo Compound It will gradually darken streaked, faded gray hair, and re moves dandruff, it is excellent to talling hair and will make harsh hair soft and glossy. It will not color the scalp, is not sticky or greasy, and does not rub off. A Philadelphia university profes sor has invented a dustproof, fire resisting glass case for museum specimens. Verdun Defenses Still Holding Out (Continued from page 1.) SAYS GERMANS WERE DRUGGED LONDON, Mar 12.-—Lord North I'liffe. owner of the London Times aii.i London Mail, and the greatest individual newspaper owner in tile ■vorld. writing from Verdun to his papers here, charges thal the Ger man soldiers were drugged before barging the forts surrounding the Freii li fortification to prevent cow ardice on the fart of the men when facing certain death. Lord North diffe claims that this charge will he fully substantiated, as the French authorities have adequate evidence to prove the statement. % Shortly after the battle at Ver dun started, and it was seen what a gigantic struggle it was to be, Lord Northcliffe w’ent to the front, to view the situation for himself and for the benefit of his readers. GERMANS RUSHING SOLDIERS TO FRONT. ROTTERDAM, Mar. 12—Accord ing to reports received here, and which are believed to be authentic the Germans are rushing heavy re inforcements from Riga to Verdun Reports indicate that the Germans are determined to take Verdun, re gardless of the cost of men or money. More troops from the east ern front are expected to be rushed to the Verdun region within the next few days, unless the Germans are successful before that time. ; ITERALLY MOWING THE GERMANS DOWN. PARIS, Mar. 12.—The Germans are continuing their violent but fruitless attacks on Verdun, accord ng to statements made today by the war office. The centering oi the most vicious attacks today is in the vicinit> of Vattx, where line after line of Germans have been thrown against the French, only to ■ e mowed down or driven back. ALLIES’ LOSSES ARE ESTIMATED. BERLIN, Mar. 12.—According to a confidential report, which was given out here by the war office today, the losses of the allies to March 1 in killed and wounded are France, 800,000 dead; 1,400 000 wound < d, while the British losses will be 000,000 killed. The number of wounded is not stated. FORTUGAL HAS NEW CABINET. LISBON, Mar. 12.—The cabinet has resigned to give place to the defense cabinet, which will have absolute charge of all matters per taining to the war with Germany Reserves have been called out and mobilization is in progress every where. MOEWE SAILORS ARE REWARDED. BERLIN, Mar. la.—All members of the crew of the cruiser Moewe, which did such good work in de stroying the commerce of the allied nations on its recent trip, and which returned to Wilhelmshaven last week, after lounding the north of Iceland, have been awarded the 'ron cross and given a two weeks' furlough. The members of the crew, in a letter from the kaiser, have been warned against talking during their furlough. GERMANS TAKING CARE OF WOUNDED. BERLIN, Mar. 12.—According to figures just published by the Gei man medical weekly (Deutsch o Medizinische Woeehenschrift), the medical corps of the German .irmy has established better and better results almost every month in treating the wounded. The re-c i.-rd at the start was, in fact, a very high one, 84.8 per cent of the wounded being so completely healed that they could return to the ranks, 3 per cent dying, and the remain ing 12.2 per cent being discharged as unfit for further service or sent away on furlough for later exami nation. Export Waioh Repairing What worries one oft times makes somebody else feel good. A good time piece should be a pleasure to any man. We guarantee that if you have your watch repaired by us you will be 3trlctly with the time, which is the great problem of the day. Don't be behind time nor ahead of time, but be on time all the time by having your watch re paired and timed at ClllTD the live olJ I LK, JEWELER. IS STILL OPEN ■ Owing to the fact that many in quiries have been received concern ing the local organization of the Pioneer Women of Alaska, which order, as far as Fairbanks is con cemed is bin now in its infancy, ! announcement has been made con renting charter membership. The officers of the organization have been continually petitioned to keep ' the charter membership open for a while longer, having been of thi i opinion that it closed at the last [ meeting. That impression, however, is false, as it was never intended ! that the charter membership ro' should close before April 19. Therefore all women who can to join the organization and who can comply with the rules govern ing it. namely, that they touched [ at some port In Alaska prior to | January 1, 1901, are urged to send in their names. The charter mem j bership fee is $3 and dues there \ after will be 25 cents per month. The membership books are now at the residence of the president of the organization, Mrs. J. H. Oas key, in The Citizen building on Garden Island. Therefore all who care to make application for mem bership may do so with Mrs. Oas key. The next regular meeting of thy Igloo will be held on Saturday ev ening, April 1 Grant Courtnay in Barber Business Grant Courtnay, formerly driver on the Ringseth stage line to th< j Tolovana country’, has gone imo the barber business at Chatanika according to word received in town last night. He opened his shot yesterday and it is first class in every respect. His partner in the business is Boen Johnson. They have con pletely refitted their place of bust uess, which was formerly conducted by Johnson alone, having added bath tubs and all other appurtr nances which go to make up a first class tonsorial establishment. New goods purchased by Mr. Gor don is arriving on every stage. Call and see his selection. Caterpillar Will Remain at Brooks That no attempt will be made to bring the caterpillar back to town from Brooks at the present time, i: the statement of Jack Sayers, one of the owners of the big machine who arrived in town Friday night iroin the To’ovana country. His partner, H. H. Ross, is expected to reach town today from Olnes. According to the statement of Mr Sayers, the caterpillar will remain at Brooks, where it will bo worked when opportunity presents. He say? that the trip to the new camp via the Happy creek route has demon strated the fact that, while freight can probably be hauled as cheaply over the new' trail as by the Olnes route, the cost of operating the caterpillar between Fairbanks and the new camp is too great. And then, too, no great amount of freight is being offered at the present time. Prominet Mason is Coming North Soon That E. B. Hussey, Grand Chan cellor and Sovereign Grand Inspect or General for the State of Wash ington and the Territory of Alaska Scottish Rite Masons, will visi Fairbanks during the coining sum uer, is the information contained in a letter received by a well known Mason of this city a few days ago He 's coming for the purpose of giving the Scottish Rite degree tc local Masons, and it is hoped tha a class of 25 or more will be road> to take the degree when Mr. Hu sey arrives here. In addition t his above named title, Mr. Husse> is a Thirty-Third degree Mason 01 the Southern Jurisdiction, Supreme Council of Scottish Rite Masons. Mr. Hussey visited Fairbanks sev eral years ago, at which time 4C local Masons took all of the Scot tish Rite degrees up to and includ ing the Thirty-Second. “Trip to Africa” Is Well Received Last night at Thorne’s "A Trip to Africa,” a five-reel film by the Rathe company, was thrown on the screen, much to the enjoyment oi the crowd of regular Sunday night moving picture fans. For the pic ture in itself was in the nature of a rest from the regular run of films shown here and was appre elated by the “movie" fans for that reason if for no other. The film is merely a plcturized account of a Rathe expedition into the wilds of darkest Africa. Hunt ing scenes probably never before taken by a camera man are to be seen and those who see the film are afforded the opportunity of be ing in at the “kill” of many wild animals native to Africa without 1 T*AO£ MA.*n Hr s, ■» . ROYAL TAILORING MEANS THE UTMOST in CUSTOM TAILORED CLOTHES A WRITTEN GUARANTEE WITH EVERY SUIT Prices range from $16 to $50 (Schwatches or no Schwatches \ CAN YOU BEAT IT? ) Fairbanks Clothing Co. SOLE AGENTS FOR ^ -THE ROYAL TAILORS CHICAGO and NEW YORK TI-IE THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS AT ALL SEASONS MARTIN KNIPPE EDWARD O BRIEN PROPRIETORS taking the chance of being on the ground. The picture will be shown again tonight starting at 8:30 o’clock The price of admission will be 50 cents. Just received—Comfy cloth in Fire Flash, King's Blue, Go'den Srown and N.ivy; two yards wide; excellent for making out-door Sportc ;oats, Children’s Coats, Etc. Gor ion’s Glass Block. bOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC > O ■> LOCAL NEWS IN BRIEF O > O 5000000000000000 Mike Gasoff was taken to St Joseph's hospital last nignt with one of his feet badly frozen. Tie particulars of the case could not be learned further than that he froze his foot while coming in from the Tolovana country. Leon Kellum and Fred Jorgenson returned to the Tolovana country the fore part of the week to con tinuo their operations on Livengood ■reek. Ray Erchincer has been confined to his home for the past week with j a slight attack of appendicitis, but j was reported to be much better 1 last evening. Harry Davis and V . A. Coghul arrived in town from the Outside Saturday night with basket sleighs Fred Truches and Conrad Olson came in yesterday on foot. Fish and Fur Warden Cal Town j send arrived in town last night * from an official trip down the ! Tanana and Yukon rivers as far as Kaltag. A stage is reported to have left Chitina for Fairbanks on March 10 with the following passengers for lirh'nks: Mr. and Mrs. Luther Schooling, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Erick son, Mrs. Louis Golden, Mrs. E. W. Moyer, Julius Anderson, Alex Carey, Verne Rodgers and Glen King. R. C. YVood returned to town 'riilay from his antimony holding on Treasure creek. He has 18 men working and reports that they will soon be taking out antimony ore. ADAMS—Mrs. C. W. Adams, of Chena-, visited friends in Fairbanks during the past week. SAYERS—Jack Sayers is a re cent arrival in town from Brooks. Maude—There goes Percy. Claude—The horrid maul He beats Iris wife up every morning: Fraud—Yres; he gets up at 6 and she gets up at 7. Foreign Nobleman .-'ir. I would wed your peerless daughter. American Millionaire Yes, ant she is going to stay peerless. _______________. JJL'A. WAN till A:, iiiiony mire': state location, i liaract r d quantity of ires, and full particulars Address Manufacturer. Station C. New York. WANTED Anti nony ores: state ■ iri e, percent-' analysis, quantt y can t- ■ d -livere 1 monthly, and points of delivery. Address Manu facturer, Station r New York. 1 i >K M.ISix (loose-nock Furniture AYagons, Length of body 11 feet. Width A'i feet. Height 8 reet inside. Three ton Maximum -arrying capaeiiy Original cost $500.00 each and now in excellent condition- Also One^Team Horses, Age 9 ycis. Weight about 1,500 pounds AY'll sell ver y cheap. If interested write Lambert Transfer & Storage Co., 307 Line St.. Seattle. Washington STETSON OATS LATEST STYLES NO. 1 GRADE “American Hats” BEST VALUES, CO SPECIAL Ov Good Hats for Work $2.00 Hanan Shoes $6, $7, $8 Emerson Shoes, Best, pair, $8.50 Mayer Shoes $4, $5. Endicott Johnson Shoes Pair $2.50 The Home of Hart Sihalfner A Marx Clothes OPEN TODAY THE IDE^lL CAFE AND BAKERY SECOND AVENUE, FORMERLY RAPPOLT’S M’GOWN & YOLLE Proprietors.