PREACHER" WANTS TO BE 1 AN-"ANTI'S" VIEW OF SUFFRAGE
Rec. C. F. W. Stoever, Candidate for
Mayor of Tacoma.
Tacoma, Wash. A Tacoma min
ister wants to be mayor of Tacoma.
He is Rev. C. P. W. Stover.
"I will stand for a safe and sane,
positive, aggressive, progressive yet
conservative broad and wholesome,
efficient and constructive polily," de
clared Dr. Stoever in his opening an
nouncement. "I shall not tie myself
down to -a detailed program before
Dr. Stoever is a baseball fan of the
first degree,, smokes cigars, tells fun
ny stories, and never preaches poli
tics from the pulpit. He never min
gles with the ministers of other
churches in either political matters or
those of a spiritual nature.
Taking it all in all Rev. C. P. W.
Stover is, a hearty fellow, well met,
who just wants to be maypr.
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HELPING THE CAUSE
A minister was horrified one Sun
day to see a boy in the gallery pelt
ing the hearers in the pews with
horse chestnuts. As the good man
looked up, the. boy cried out: '"You
tend to your preaching, mister; I'll
keep them awake."-
London. Anti-suffragist that she
is Mrs. Humphry Ward doesn't sit
in Parliament, but the distinguished
authoress believes that Parliament
should give attention to women. She
suggests the organization of an aux
iliary, or unofficial branch of Par-,
liament where women and members
of the House of Commons would con
fer as to the legislative matters con
cerning women. J
Our grocer tells us that he gives
short weight to some customers be
cause it is a long wait for them to'
pay their bills.
The great Peter, czar of Russia?I
fighter and thinker, looking over aj
gathering of lawyers at Westminster,r
one time, said: "What use of so many
lawyers? I have but two lawyers in
Russia, and one of those I intend' to
hang as soon as I return."
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