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Portsmouth Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1906, Portsmouth, New Hampshire The Herald SUPPORTS ALl LOCAL ENTERPRISES. THE PORTSMOUTH HERALD. The Herald A RKAL LOCAL PAPEK xx. wo. 103 PORTSMOUTH. H. H WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24. The ForUmouth Only merged O witu 22 A 9 BIG JANUARY Mark Down Sale Of Clothing Boys' ind Children's Winter Marked way dowr cost to close out to make room for Spring Goods. This is a genuine Mark Down Sale where you can save money as we are over stocked with heavy goods. Also a great line of Men's and Boy's marked way all sizes. Don't fail to attend this and save money. W. H. 3 Congress Portsmouth- 100 PAIRS MEN'S SHOES OUR REGULAR AND SHOES MARKED DOWN TO GREAT VALUES. Duncan Storer 5 MARKET N. H. I IK I VJ 26 S. K. Ames Stores x We Save You Money Today Tomorrow and all the Time. We do not make special prices for one but every day of the year. We give you values and prices that are worth your while. Where else do you Fancy Vermont in i Ib print Tor Fancy Vermont Ib 5 Ib boxes best Vermont Creamery Good sweet Butter Ib Naw York hand picked Beans Sc qt 3lb can best Boston baked Beans ice Strictly fresh dox. aSc 53 Congress Portsmouth. 26 Branch Stores in England FIRE EXTIN Every Household Should Have One. Three Different Makes in Stock. Mm Accepts An Im- portant Mission WILL MAKE A COLLECTION OF BOOKS Represents The Library Of Coigress and Yale Uiiiersity NOTED D1RTI9UTH LECTURER WILL BE GONE SEVERAL YEARS MARKET SQUARE Jan. Kanjlchi the brilliant young Japan- ese who holds the unique position of lecturer on the Far East at Dart- mouth has been granted leave of which he will pass in his native country under the aus- pices of the Library of Congress au'd of Yale University. With appropriations of from each of these institutions Dr. Asakawa will pass several months' in Japan for the sole purpose of making large and systematic collections of books from public and private sources. Dr. Asakawa is given full freedom and authority in the and will employ the most efficient as- sistance available in his native land. On his visit to Washington last week he received final instructions for tho and the Washington au- under notice he has repeatedly and from which he took his de- believe that he is capable of prosecuting the work thoroughly and efficiently. Dr. Asakawa expects to be absent from America over a year. In addi- tion to passing much time in his na- tive country he will visit China and possibly Siam. It has long been his desire to know more of these neighboring and he will pursue in as well as in his native courses of study and ob- servation impossible elsewhere. This will be merely inci- dental. Ilis main purpose in these countries is to make a scientific col- lection of books with the view oE bringing to America the best collect- ion of Japanese books outside the kingdom itself. Dartmouth's talented Japanese lec- turer is a native of Fukishima. and a graduate of Waseda College. In early lite he gave evidence of bril- lian evidence which was fully vindicated in his educational work in Japan and the United States. Dr. a well known journalist and political writer of intro- dure4-4iim to President -and- he entered college in the fall of 1SP5 and graduated in 1S99 with the de- groe of A. B. He was a close stu- took very high rank in all his and stood high in the es- eom of both the faculty and the un- lersraduates. After his graduation from Dart- mouth Mr. Asakawa passed three years at specializing in the de- larimcnts of history and social science. The application of the TiCthcd which he acquired at Yale to iiis independent field of resoaivli his thesis for the doctorate This was regarded as an IMP- anil gained hir.i the first award on jhe Hadley foundation for tho publication of theses. This ihosis was recently published in re- form as Early instituaion- al l.iio of Jnpnn Dr. a's present position at art mouth is of his ov n that of but his work is incorpor- ated into UIP college curriculum on a par with mhcr work. Tils subjects nro oxolusholy Chinese and nud his of view is InrtPly lie gives five courses F.lomontary writ- ten elementary spoken jap- east Asiati- the modern Asia and advanced studies In civilization. The advanced courses in particular are designed to a thorough knowlodse of eastern on which men in Amer- ica nro so well posted and they are conducted freedom yet -Aiih a Uioushtfulness which havo uiadc them justly popular. Dr. Asa- kawa's mauiK-r is mo-st and lie exhibits the keen and quick and lofty ambition of his people. President Hadley of Yale character- ized him as man of unusual schol- arship and and scholar of philosophical temper and great accuracy in Dr. Asakawa's critical ability as a student could nowhere be more em- phatically shown than in his book on Russo-Japanese Its Causes and pubished in De- cember a year ago and since run through three editions. After innum- erable complex and colored newspa- per accounts of the causes and issues of the war in the East it was a satis- faction to find the question vigorously and impartially handled in book form. His policy of stating simple facts and of letting the facts stand for themselves is a dominant and meritorious character of his work. And these historical facts the author presents in that logical thor- oughness which was characteristic of the military operations of his coun try men in the recent war. That his book is one of the most illuminating discussions of the eastern situation yet published is proved by the fact that the author attended the Portsmouth peace in an official capacity. In the last four and especially since the out- hreak of the recent war. Dr. Asaka- wa has 'been in constant demand as a lecturer and magazine contributor. Dr. Asakawa left Hanover today and will sail from Seattle Feb. 10. He expects to return to America in the summer of 1907 and resume his lectureship in Dartmouth tho follow- ing September. WITNESSED THE TESTS And New Automatic Snow Worked Satisfactorily .Plow Several prominent railroad officials visited this city on Tuesday and un der the supervision of Foreman James A. Corey of the machine shoi and roundhouse watched a test o the new automatic snow plows re cently built and sent here for ser vice. The test proved satisfactory jr every way and the officials were high ly pleased with the device. The fol lowing well known officials were pres General Foreman Knight of the Lyndonville. car who su porviscs the building of such plows Chief Air Brake Inspector Rickei man of Boston. J. K Thornton of Assistant Road masters D. L. Snow and J. N Traveling Car Inspector F. C. Sanborn and Conductor Hoi ace Howe. The company has yet to find ou exactly what work can be accom plishcd with the new but ind cations point to satisfactory results. WORK BEGUN Filling of the Brs'-Boat Harbor Bridg ---------------Commenced------------- BECAUSE OF FAILURE 10 MEET DEFICIENCY Biirean of Steam Engineering Makes Tke Anooniceroeat NEW YORK AND NORFOLK YARDS AFFECTED The announcement comes from Washington that the bureau of steam engineering of the navy department will be forced to reduce its monthly This will mean the lischarge from the various navy yards of at least 3000 mechanics of the steam engineering departments. The officials of the bureau an- ihai the yards most K-d ilXiM- ai York. and which have j number of men engaged in steam engineojing work. The necessity for the civ is due to the- refusal of Congix-ss to approve a deficiency hill of the bureau of steam engineering amounting to d'-fu-it-ncy was oc- casioned by the necessity of repairs to the ships of the navy lasi the cost of which far exceeded the esti- mates. Reai Admiral RaeA _ehief_pf bureau of steam ex- the situation to the House of Uc-prt-sentatives committee on naval but the House refused to make an appropriation to meet the deficiency. This means the indefinite post- ponement of needed repairs to the New Minneapolis and Solace. The present crisis recalls the state- ment made in the House of Repre- sentatives that some navy noiaby that at New have been given far more than their share of work. It was charged a few days ago that.ships were sent to New York under political pressure for needless repairs. have been somewhat but Doan's Regulcts gave the results desired. They act mildly and regu- late the bowels B. 306 Walnut AHoo- Pa. Over ODD Hundred Lives B. Jan. 24 hun- dred and twenty-five gers and crew of the steamer Valen- cia from San Francisco are in deadly peril. Some of just how many cannot be have already been drowned. The steamer is now on the recks of Vancouver Island and in imminent danger of going to pieces. One boat's creva landed on Tuesday afternoon near Cape Beale and nine men made their way to high ground. Pathetic incidents have been num- on pige The Boston and Maine railroad ri surnod the work of filling in thV bridges on the York Harbor and Beach branch on Tuesday. This work was discontinued last year and that to be done this will be at Bra'-Bont Harbor bridge. This bridge will icquire the most work of any that is to be filled and will need yards of gravel or tho work of two winteib. The gravel is being taken from Fornald's pit at Kittcry and twelve yaids or nuve will bo put in each day. The fill will be twenty-five foot in width and 970 foot in length. The channel will be 100 feet at the top and thirty feet at tho bottom. DINING CARS Will Be Atached to Eastern Division Trains Next Summer The Roslon and Maine railroad is to run f'jnr dining cars over the East- ern division next summer. Theso will bo att.Khod to certain running certain to be later announced. cars will enable passoncors to obtain dinners at any time and ibo innovation is certain to he very popular. Will the city meeting night he GEORGE B. FRENCH CO. Continue Record Breaking Prices For New Lots At New Prices That Should Clear Them Quickly. ONE COUNTER OF HOSIERY BARGAINS. YOU HAEDLY NEED ANY ADVICE FROM US ABOUT THE PRICES TELL THE STORY. lot of Men's Balbriggan Hose in broken all at one price regardless of their they weie now................................ 5c. A lot of Boys' Fancy but sizes incomplete...... very good 5c. A lot of Men's fine ancTfieavyTlTisr also Odd Pairs of Fancy were now........................................... 12 l-2c. Children's and Misses' Hose in a varied Fancy Polka Plain Black and others are were 5c. Ladies' Black Hosiery in drop Heavy Ribbed Fleeced Hose prices 25C and choice of the lots..................................................... OTHER COUNTERS OF DRAPERIES. MUSLIN AND LACE DRAPEBIES THAT APPEAL TO YOUR IDEAS OF ECONOMY. 6 Pairs of Muslin Draperies of the polka dot pat- tern with wide to close the lot marked down from to.. 6 Pairs Extra Fine Muslin Draperies of choice figured were now....................... 3 Pairs of Muslin Draperies with plain border with double rows of former price sale price...... .5 Pairs Bobiiiet Curtains with choice embroid- ered figures. Muslin Draperies with pin head very only 3 worth for......................... 95c 50c Plain fcfusliu Ruffled Draperies....... lots of Pairs and i these are prices one-quarter their worth. 12 l-2c Special lots of Ladies' Fine Hosiery to close ont the Drop very fine Black extra in rcgulai and Fine Cash- niom RiSbcd of these are the 500 one price on your choice... IRISH POINT DRAPERIES. THEY ARE WORTH YOUR LOOKING AS THE ODD LOTS ARE MARKED AWAY DOWN. i the last of many were 25c. 2 handsome were for 1 worth the original now 2 very fine were now--... Pairs that were marked now z good value at better value. 2 our usual price now 2 Pairs that were now oo THESE ARE TRADE BARGAINS THAT YOU WILL DO WELL CONSIDER-----J3ETTER NOT BE A LATE COMER. TO f Ji ir'SPAPEHl
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