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TOD ATS SPORTING NEWS
HIGH SCHOOL BEATS
I T&ootna High school surprised
them all last night In the basket
iball game -with Belllnighani. The
prowess of the team was not
known but It -was expected It
would have very rough sledding
with Belllngnam for the down
Sound fellows trimmed Taooma
Bat th^ey wen»» easy this ><;ir
13 GET Ts
Th« High school "T' was
awarded to"*l3 members of the
football team yesterday with
swearers of frray. They were Bob
Hill, Miles Palmar, Carl Coblontz,
Rex Adams, Gordon Fulierton,
Earl Hart, Grady Mahaffey. Ray
mond Watklna, John Cromwell,
.Wlllard Brautigan, .li:!ni Hamil
ton, I^oo Horejs, Fred Miller,
The members of the second
team were given smaller "T " em
blems to show they had been lv
GOHN NOW HAS
31 SIGNED UP
Joe Cohm expects to have all the
ball players in the country that
(he can got signed on a contract.
•He 'has just bargained for four of
the Vernon team in the Coast
league, setting Third Baseman
Reane, Shortstop Lindsay, Pitcher
Hensliaig and Catcher Haatle. He
baa 31 players slgnad now and is
Btlll looklniz for more. ' <
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I DKEiTi 1 1 1 j"»K\JiJ»i
Try one of our Kuppenheimcr Suits or a
Grefon, guaranteed for one year. $5.00 oft" on
any suit for this week. $20.00 suits cost you
$15.00. None better in the city.
Clothiers and Tailors. 1217 Pacific avenue
Xjf <p£ and <p^«DU
THI Your Money
jif\|j Away by Paying
Bra Away oy rajiny
I|l Higher Prices!
Standard make Shoes for men and women,
values at $4.00, $5.00 and $6.00, go all at the same
price, $2.00 and $2.50.
Get out of the habit of paying high prices for
footwear, because you don't have to any longer.
We've entirely renovated the shoe business and
cut the profits down to a shadow.
Thousands of pairs to choose from. They're all
V the same price —
Women's $2 Men's $2.50
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California . HOUSE IN Shipments
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; Take Elevator. TACOMA Weekly
OPEN DAILY, 8 A. M. TO 6 P. M.
ON SATURDAY, 8 A. M. TO 10 P. M.
and Taroma won 47 to 17.
Hoffman, forward for Taoonva,
was tfh'e st*r of tho game. He
niad'o niiore points than all the op
lioslug team put together, 22 In
The showing of the local boys
has .given them new courage and
they are going after the cham
PACKY M FARLAND
(By United l"r«'ss leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 22.—Willie
Lewis today challenged Packy
McKarland and If th« Chicago
scrapper can be Induced to aban
don ih!a claim that lie Is still-a
lightweight, and enter the welter
weight class, a fight between the
two will bo arranged. Simul
taneously the Empire Athletic
club ottered a big .purs© for the
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 22. —
Too much work is the excuse fight
fans today are advancing for Pal
Moore's loosing a decision to Tom
my LaniZdon, whom the fans say
is a far inferior fighter. Moore
has 'been a busy boy for the last
*lx months and a rest, the follow
ers of tho game say, would do him
much good. He was drawn aud
thin when he faced L.ane<lon and
all through the fight a lack of
ginger marked 'his movements.
MRS. OLDFIELO PRAYS WHEN
BARNEY THROWS ON "HIGH"
I.OS AXCKI.ES, Cal., Tec. 21.—
Mrs. Barney Oldfield wifo of the
world-famous speed king is a de
vout woman and fin-.ily believes
that her husband is protected by
Providence in bin mad tlnshes af
ter world's records. Mrs. Barn".v
iii'vcr allows him to enter a race
without being present And she
never fails to titter a prayer Tor
his safety as Barney throws his
huge racer into <he high gear and
gOM whirling away i'l a cloud of
"Of course, I believe In God,"
says Mrs. Barney, "and I Know he
oversees us all, and were it not
for the faith I have in prayer I be-
Tales of Great 'Uns
When Jimmy Colling was pilot-
Ing the Boston team to pennants
some one remarked to Hobe Ferris
one day: "Collins must be a fine
fellow to work for."
"How so " demanded the- hand
"Why, he never calls you fel
lows down for dumb plays."
"Oh, he doesn't, eh?" Ilobe re
turned. "Well, young fellow, some
day when you want to bear a
bunch artistically dressed down,
just get in the vicinity of the club
house after a couple of bum plays.
Collins doesn't say anything on the
grounds, but when he gets us
One afternoon when Chicago
and Cleveland were playing, a
happy boy had poMQMton of a
knot hole through wnic-h he was
viewing the game. McCormick
was pitching and whim ho fanned
Hill Sunday the cheers rang long
and loud. They wore echoing
when Mike Kelly caught a fast one
on the end of his bat and lifted
It over the fence for a home*
Just at this moment a domestic
emerged from the yard of a house
across the street from the ball
ground, carrying a large chocolate
cake. The ball struck the cake,
scattering it in a thousand bits.
"Who done thot?" demanded
the irate woman, looking around
for the perpetrator of what she be
lieved to be boyish deviltry.
"Mlko Kelly!" shouto-l the ex
cited boy without taking his eye
from tho knot hole.
"It thot so?" demanded the ghi,
and then as the thougnt struck
home she added, "and doesr/t thot
tako the cake?"
Sam Thompson, one of the great
artists of swat In the '08s, eavs
Tom Taggart of Indiana once pull
ed off a cheap trick on him. And
after hearing? it, no nne will be
surprised at Taggart's later choice
of a profession—backing the
French Lick gambling houses.
"I had gone from Danville to
Indianapolis to play center field,"
"One afternoon. Juts after the
game, we left the lot sunperlesa,
to catch a train. Leaving the 'bus
I hurried into a dirty little fly
specked lunch room and spotted a
heap of fried chick"n. iaggart,
tho man of all work, was behind
•' 'What wiy you have?' iie
"'Couple of ptecs of fried'
chicken.' I answered, tossing a.
quarter on the counter.
'"Taggurt picked up the tempt
ing looking fowl, which he took to
a concealed counter. A moment
later he handed me a package
wrapped in coarse brown paper,
the string tied in a hard knot. I
grabbed it and rushsd for the
"A few mlleß out of town, with
a longing for that chicken, I un
wrapped the package—and •Ii -. -
I closed two pieces of pigs' feet
dripping with brine."
Earl Moore, by the way, was
started on the road to baseball
I fame by Charles Rad?ke of Buck
ley, 111.. Moore was working on
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raX "EACOMA TIMES.
MRS. BARNEY OLDFIELD,
Wife ol "Speed King."
lieve I would never be able to
stand the strain of sieeing Barney
take the chances that he dees.
"A careful man could never
break the world's records that
Barney holds. Sometimes I thlnw
that it takes an insane man to
break the natural laws that he
does when he is after a new re
Mrs. Oldfleld has iho honor of
having traveled fastor than any
woman on the globe. On the Flori
da beach, when Oldfiold v/as try
ing out his Blitzen Benz before
his famous record dashes, Mrs.
Barney sat beside him mid de
voured miles at a faster clip than
any other person, burring her
husband, has ever done and lived
to tell about It afterwards.
a farm and went to work for ,
Radeke for $15 a month and
board. , ■ ; I
Radoke says he allowed Moore 1
a vacation and It was while in c
Dayton, O. ( that Earl w?nt to a c
game, in which a pitcher v as hurt. a
Moore volunteered his services and j
Fanned 17 men, a pursuit he 'bat a
followed with success ever since, r
BANDITS COMPEL [ 5
VICTIM TO STRIP ,
■Holdups are becoming of night- ,
\y occurrence. Last might l>ain
dlts not only robbed John Edgar, i
manager for the Pacific Brewing [
& Malting company, 'but compell
ed him to strip oft his clothing ■
iind stand Silvering while they j
searched tlhe garments. Edgar -
met the two thugs at the corner I
of Twelfth and R streets about 8 ;
I o'clock. One was armed with a
revolver and the other with, a
\ club. They secured only $3.
, IllY KVK (.LASSES ! i
No better present to those who
need them. -Just now we are
showing some neat now styles —
elegant, but not expansive. , Our
service the best optical science can
produce. Open day and evening.
Caswell Optical Co., 734 St. Helens
Aye., Masonic Temple, ground
The Great Sensational Melodrama
"The Chinatown Trunk
Founded on the EU»la Sisal and
I.eon Ling Case -.-'
A play taken from real Ufa, deal
ing with New York's irytterloua
PRICKS— 600, 750.
SUNDAY-MONDAY, DRC. 28-M
I lirlafinn* \t(ri rl,.u
. . , John Cort Presents
In Edith Ellis' Delljriitful Comody
"MARY JAXK'S PA"
All America wonts to Sea It
It Means Happiness.
Prices — 25c to 11.50.
- Hand-painted china. Cocliran i
Studio, The Hyson. •*•
Seat sale Saturday.
.iS*i*sL- ™ . " is, 1
neat Show la Tiiimiiiiu
Hlisr ChrUtma* Week Bill '■
livery Day, Mntlneea and Mithl
ROSA MAY.NO.V '
and her trained tribe of feather*
SIX OTIIKR i.ii•-: v■' ACTS .
Coma when you please and at:
as long as you like.
(free - telephone 1,1 lobby.)
It you're a discriminating; vaud
You'll like It much better at thj
PANTAOES THE ATE]
BI«r V Holiday Novelty Bill. .
7—The Mllllarr iiiiiiv«t«—T
Chan. H. *w«t, "ilnnlciil llurslar
Six Other Ilia; Pastures
Evening; Priceslse. 2Pc. Boi
chairs, 60c Matinees, 13e. ,
AT SO. TACOI
W. Of McAtee of the Pastime
Atlhletic club of South Tacoma has
arranged for a series of "smokers"
at 5G47 1-2 Union avenue and the
first wIU be tomorrow night. In
this bill will be Willie Victor of
Seattle and' Joe Richardson of
Smith Tacoma for 10 rounds;
George Smith amd Fred Christian,
10 round*; Harry Jewell and Jack
f orey, six rounds; Ed Terry and
Fredl Raymond, 4 rounds.
All the boxers excepting Vitor
of Seattle are working boys of
The benefit boxing tournament
for Jack Tippetts has l>en trans
ferred from Dreamland rink to
the Dreamland Athletic club
rooms on Commerce street, where |
it wI.M be held touig'ht. The box
ers who will take part are Louie
Long, bouts Hahn, Jack Lessard
amd Kilid Curry.
The Scandinavian - American
toys seem pretty near unbeatable
and they again took the Fidelity
Trust fellows down the line to de
feat in the Bankers' Bowling
league last night by 2,401 to
2,151. The Scandinavians broke
the season record in their bowling,
coming oloee to 800 in each game.
Slyiter aJao broke the individual
record with 229 pins.
In Little Old New York
NEW YORK, Dec. 21.—Joseph
stayed away from school for a
week, and his teacher was greatly
puzzled. Joseph was an Italian
boy, born on the lower East Side,
of parents who had come from the
old country. He waa a big boy
and a bright boy. fond of his stu
dies. Inasmuch as other children
said Joseph was not pick and did
not seem to be at home at all,
the teacher could not imagine what
was the matter.
When Joseph returned to
school one morning ho was askod
where he had been.
"I ran away, because my father
said he was going to lick me," re
"Why, your father'has a right
Opld Blaraaa JU. Dr. Macy. 1146 U
Pacific aye. *••
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Free to you from either of our stores. We
will give to the first fifty lady customers enter
ing either store on Friday, a beautiful package
containing a cambric handkerchief and bottle of
Those are not sample packages but are well worth 40
or 50 cents.
We have 100 of these gift boxes to give away absolutely
free. Better hurry and get yours.,.
A FEW FRIDAY and SATURDAY SPECIALS
Loyn's Tooth 17»» ' Orangelne . 17«
Powder Ill* Powders lib
Graves' Tooth 1 Kf» Foley's Cough I"?.
Powder IJU Cure II C
1 Pasteurlne 17f* - Foley's Cough Cure QCt»
Paste . •.. lib large size a.O 3 b
AH 25c Tooth IC. White Pine Cough 17-
Brushes Idb Cure ...' lib
Miles Anti-Pain 17« Red Cross lE*
Pills ...lib Kidney Plasters ... IOC
Davidson's Headache ! 17« :Red Cross Cotton, QCn
Powders lib pr lb., OjC
. Toilet Seta, Manicure Sets, Perfumes, Fountain Pens,
Stationery, Pocket Knives, Hand Bags—all at prices a little
lower than the- other fellows. *
Prescriptions receive our most careful attention and we
will save you from one fourth to a half the other fellows price.
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040 O Street AND Cor. 38th and O
Main 828 : / Main 2777
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; FKKB DELIVERY. 4 . PRESCRIPTION I'lil <;<.isi X
By W. O. Sheplifrd.
This is about Avary Hopwood
and his mother.
Avery Hopwood's "Nobody's
Widow" is running t'irst of all the
chows In New York, from a finan
Last year his "Seven Days"
made more money than any other
Hla musical piece, "Judy For
got," is reaping a new btore of
honors for Marie Cahill.
And that's all —about Avery
Now for his mother —she's onl>
another proof of whut v. onderful
things mothers are. I know about
her, and I'm going to tell what
I know, though it is the Ipside of
the family life.
This mother with an only son
determined that he should have
the chance to develop the best
there was in him. There were
little funds la the Hopwood house
hold in those days, and Jhat was
only a dozen years ugc. She
toiled to help her son throm;u
school in Cleveland, O. She
learned stenography and encour
aged him to write. She always
banked on the fact thnt the right
stuff was in the boy. And it was.
He never failed her OI\M while
she struggled and planned. She
made him write. She made him
dictate to her. He vent into the
'newspaper business. She did not
let him rest. He m:i«t go higher
than that. The magazine stories
which he dictated to her she sent
to the magazines. Hhe became a
compelling, upward power in "nis
life. And up he went, before
her urge. His plays he wrote
without her aid. for she had
given him the start. And today,
though he is less than thirty
years of age, he is one of the most
successful of American play mak
ers, even though he is a light
haired, laughing, clenn-cut 'young
fellow who hasn't learned that a
girl may be more interesting than
a fellow's mother.
You can be sure that this
younn fellow will never be one of
the - Broadway squad. There's a 1
light at home for him that out
shines all of Broadway's night
to whip you," said tho teacher.
"No, sir," protested Joseph. "I
was born in this country and I
don't want no foreigner to whip
NEW YORK, Dec. 22.—A most
singular result of tlie present
fashion in women's clothes has
been to cause the appenranee on
Fifth avenue of a gi-»;it flock of
ladiee, all of whom look so pre
cisely alike that one w< nders how
their friends tell them apart.
They all wear tight f,owns, fit
ting much like an umbrella case,
and little sugar-loaf hats with a
single feather. The dresses make
all shapes alike, the hate come so
far down that not niui/i more than
the chin is visible, and behold —■
a thousand feathered, flitting
creatures, of whom any one might
pass for any other at 10 paces
distance. "Tis an odd sight.
BUYING THE CHRISTMAS TREE
"Where Good Fellows Meet"
SB^^^^^A hff~"™^St' -\" e^ShE^^ iflf" <ijA
Downstairs, Berlin Bldg., 11th-and Pac.
eaojaq 9 m,, Xnti -9,™ ,3,00 a jjuaAnos hbuib « 22JSJ 0 » uon
-bdo[ juasajd juo j« hub 0; saimojsnj juo jo 4I » ejfluj baJ
CORRECT DRESS FOR MEN AND BOYS
The Good Wearables for Men
and Boys this Store offers you
are not only good for Christmas
Gifts but for every day in the year
Generously largo w»y-*s • ,-,-u,^
stock of good things
that are always rea- wXI" $sw# ' ■
sonably priced — cv- \\4^^-!:- **%WiM
men and boys need.,- \^^^W^/r^r^^^^.
Sensible things'here, '\ M I |vjHl\ M^ 1
thf bring on) y JiiilSißl\rW'
memories every time -fltfflM*JM| l/r!//rawfv" LJIMm
they are worn or used ' J^HiBW, 7/, RJ/3
Men or .boys never Wlimlmllml ill. l-^ll
have too many clothes I wMmk Hi J'liof^"^
or hats; or nice shirts 'it^jmmmjiMr^^ \\ -~~ m >'
iery, handkerchiefs, 'Tn^J&Kwtt \ \ \ \ \
underwear and such 4 nFf ii ''V'''V \v V \
You can spend 25c or $50.00 or any amount be
tween them and get a good thing; just what you
feel you're able to spend.
The Best Neckwear Values here at 50c, 75c and
$1.00 that ever came to this town; fine linea
handkerchiefs at 25c, 35c, 50c and up to $1.00;
fancy imported handkerchiefs at 25c to $1.50;.
hosiery in cotton, lisles, silk lisles and silks,
priced from 15c to $2.50; suspenders that he can
wear) put up in gift boxes 50c to $2.00.
Gloves of Every Sort, for every purpose, priced
from 50c.t0 $5.00; muffles of all kinds, 50c to
$5.00; fancy'vests, white wash vests for every
day or full dress wear, $2.50 to $10.00.
A pair of shoes or slippers from this store will
make a fine gift; shoes here from $3.50 to $8.00
a pair; Slippers from $1.50 to $5.00; lots of other
-good things in our shoe store that would make
Our "Boys' Store" is filled with good things
for gifts for big and little boys the kind of things
you ought to give; everything here that boys
have to have all the time; you can spend as little
or as much as you feel able to and be sure of
giving good things.
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Open every evening 'till Christmas. This
store will be closed Monday, Dec. 26th to ob
DEGE & MILNER
JAMES H. DEOR, President. *' :■ i* ,' \ .
GOOD WEAIiADMCS—From HATS to I SHOES I for ME.V * < BOYS. : :
Four entrances on Pacific avenue—lllo-12-14-16 . .
Thursday, Peg. 22, laid