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|ftmd*y, April 8,1911.
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OTHER TACOMA PAPERS COMBINED
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Mrs. Harry -lace was in Seattle
Thursday the guest of Mrs. Fred
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For the benefit of the Foreign
Missionary society a musical will
be given at the Mason M. E.
church Friday evening.
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Mrs. J. H. March will be a
luncheon hostess next Thursday at
her residence on North G street.
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Chapter C of the P. E. O. so
ciety will meet with Mrs. Dwlte
Philips at her home on North X
Street Saturday afternoon.
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Mrs. Chnrles Smith of East
Thirty-fifth street was called to
Cle Elum last week by the illness
of her mother.
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A'ldu auxiliary, No. 85, O. E. 8.,
will meet with Mrs. William H.
White, 1422 South Forty-first
street, Friday afternoon
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Mrs. Arthur W. Spike will en
tertain at luncheon next Wednes
day afternoon at her home on
Prospect street, In honor of Mrs.
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In honor of the sixth birthday
of her oldest son, Frederick, Mrs.
J. S. Jacobson of 212 North G
street, entertained a number of
young people Saturday afternoon.
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Many Tacoma members of the
Mary Ball and Virginia Dare chap
ters of the D. A. R. will attend
the annual state assembly which
will be held in Seattle next Sat
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The Tohoma club met with -Irs.
James A. Hays this afternoon.
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Dr. Bertha L. Thomas and Mrs.
Wolf will entertain the members
of Mt. Tacoma Rebekah auxiliary
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The Children's Home hoard
will meet tomorrow morning with
Mrs. D. S. Johnson.
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The Grant School Parent-Teach
ers' association will have a special
meeting Wednesday afternoon at
the school ibulldlng.
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The Ladies' Aid society of the
First Baptist church will give an
Easter sale of home cookery Sat
urday at the Peoples Store, second
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Mrs. O'Shca of Oakland addi
tion will be hostess for the mem
bers of Seventh Ward W. C. T. U.
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Edelweiss club meets Friday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. S.
Phelps, 3 IIS South Seventh
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The I'd ilai In-a Civic club meets
this evening at 8 o'clock.
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Miss Edith Howe left for ll
lensburg last week, where she is
the guest of friends.
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A pleasant surprise party was
given Albert Jenson of Parker
street Tuesday evening in honor
of his birthday. The evening
was spent In music and cards, and
a supper was served late in the
Bowknots of brilliants (or dia
monds If they can be afforded) are
considered more smart than the
pearl bowknots of former days.
THE ROBBERS' GAVE.
In England many years ago
they did not have one ruler or
king as they do now. There were
many kingdoms whose rulers
were always at war with one an
It happened that Queen Mar
garet had been defeated and driv
en from her castle by a wicked
king named John. The queen
fled to the forest for refuge, tak
ing her little son Wilfred with!
her. They lived on what berries I
they could find, and sometimes
they had a feast when some herds
man's kind wife would give them
One day th queen saw some
of King John's men hunting in
the wood and ln great terror she
fled deeper into the forest. As
she saw a storm coming up she
took refuge in a cave.
Soon a rough looking hand of
men whom the queen knew were
robbers entered the cave. She
begged the men save her son and
take the Jewels she wore. —*
.- But one of the 'big bearded fel
lows told her to have no fear, i
that they would not harm her. '
They led her to a convent,
where she afterward lived In
peace, but they coaxed her to al- ■
low them to keep the child, hay- i
£15 taken a -.eat fancy to him. I
American Wives of Foreign Diplomats
THESE YANKEE GIRLS WHO HELP FOREIGN HUSBANDS UNTANGLE DIPLOMATIC THREADS
COUNTESS VOX IBERNSTORFF
Count John Bernstorff' was
chosen to be the German ambas
sador to the United States .princi
pally because his wife is an Amer
ican girl—and very proud of It.
Her father, Edward 1,. I.ucke
meyer of New York City, .became
a citizen of the United States
through the process of naturali
zation. The count has represent
ed the German empire in a diplo
matic way in Cairo and London,
and the countess, who has the real
vivacious American spirit, is much
admired in diplomatic sets. She
is tall and dark, and dresses in
extreme Parisian fashion, which
city she often visits.
1 gy (^yivthia. Orgy ]
• Every two weeks draw off a few
palls of water through the faucet
at the bottom of your kitchen boil
er. You will find the water decid
edly rusty. If this is neglected the
pipes running through the kitchen
range will be eaten through by the
rust. This is a hint from a friend
An excellent method of cooling
a hot forehead is to apply a little
eau de cologne or methylated spir
it and then to fan the forehead
briskly. This causes the spirit to
evaporate and leaves the forehead
as cold as if ice had been applied.
When the drains from bathtubs
or sinks become clogged, turn In
a small quantity of water, then,
with an Inverted pail ,a five-pound
lard pall is a good size) churn up
and down over the opening, and
the suction effect is equal to that
produced by plumbers' tools.
Tomatoes are delicious stuffed
with minced chicken or turkey.
Cut a slice from the top of each
tomato, remove the pulp and chill
the shells thoroughly. Mince the
meat fine, moisten with mayon
naise dressing and fill the cavi
ties with the mixture. Top each
tomato with a spoonful of may
onnaise and servo on lettuce
They taught him the arts of war
fare and how to use the lance and
ride as the knights did. Years
later they aided him to raise an
army of his own people and win
back his crown.
There is a charm in baking If
you use Pyramid Flour. It is
pure, white, fluffy and strong. •♦•
Let us In on that next order for
printed matter. Now is the time
to order it, too. BARTOO PRINT
ING CO., 762 C st. ♦••
THE FAMULI TAGE
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An American woman married
to a Spaniard is always interest
ing, from the fact that "We Re
member the Main." Ten years ago
Miss Alice F. Ward was married
, to Senor Don Juan Rlano y Gay
angos, now the Spanish minister
to this country, and, being the
daughter of Brig. Gen. Henry Clay
Ward, U. S. A., her case Is espe
\ dally Interesting. But the Araer
, lean girl and the Spanish caballero
' are said to be very happy, despite
their differences in nationality
| MA'S SPRING FEVER |
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i Mamma is as happy as she can be, writes a young wife to her
Were you to get off the train in our town today you would see
a thick cloud of dust over our street; and you might, think the whole
village was afire! But you would be sadly mistaken —I say sadly
from the viewpoint of our menfolk, for they have all escaped to
town, to remain until the "dust settles," as papa describes it.
But mamma is supremely happy! She seems to take a fiendish
delight in ordering us about, sisters to do this, and brothers to do
that. Imagine it: as I write five babies are in the backyard beating
Mamma asservatcs (is that word good?) that to teach the babies
to help clean house Is to inculcate into their minds the beauty of the
theory that cleanliness is next to godliness.
It is a .spring fever recurring each yard without ever a miss
back here in this village, this housecleaning operation.
And do you know that I had almost forgotten some of tin
■ time-honored customs of my home town, one of which is: clean house
i in the spring whether your house needs cleaning or not; clean house,
even if your house be a brand new house,
i Aunt Lizzie is cleaning house; Aunt Mary is cleaning house;
papa's stenographer has so dusted and cleaned his office (whilst he
is in town) that 1 am sure she will lose her place. She has a Hun
garian woman helping her, and at this moment I hear a scrubbing
brush being vigorously applied and papers flying, until I am sure
1 poor papa will be distracted upon his return.
When the dust settles I shall write more. Until then you must
1 rest content with incoherent letters Inspired principally by unnecea
i sary cleanliness.
FIRST GIRL GUIDES READY TO HELP OTHERS
SPOKANE, April Miss Au
i drey Botham, captain of Butter
cups patrol of Spokane, Girl
, Guides of America, the first or
ganization of the kind, has re
ceived letters from more than 400
cities in the llnlted States and
. Canada requesting Information
from many who desire to organize
! - David W. Ferry, scoutmaster of
Boy Scouts, has just completed a
■ manual for the Girl Guides, In
which he gives the plan of organi
zation and training, including
' nursing and housecraft, in detail,
and will forward copies free of
charge to anyone interested In the
"The patrol In Spokane, which
was organized on the recommen
dation of Sir Robt. S. S. Baden-
Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts
movement," said Mr. Ferry, "has
the support and co-operation of
the best families in this city, as
well as the parents of the girls
enlisted in the troop. We also
SHE MUST SPREAD HER TABLE ON
ONLY $3 A WEEK—HERE'E HOW
BY CYNTHIA GREY.
"H. A." asks: "Out of my income I can only allow myself $3 '
per week to provide food for three persons. Will you please give i
me a list of the most nourishing foods that can be'purchased for that !
amount?" , ■ I
Undoubtedly many housewives face much the same sort of a I
problem, and most of them seem to solve It some way or other.
The most food value for the least money can be obtained from
rice, lentils, beans, dried peas, oatmeal, cornmeal, graham and wheat
flour, macaroni, cabbage, turnips, cheese, rump steak, corned beef
brisket chuck and shoulder beef, shank of beef, neck and shoulder i
of mutton, heart, liver, tapioca, cornstarch, eggs, salmon, milk, but- i
ter, tea coffee dates chocolate, peanut butter, tomatoes, molasses ]
and bananas. ,
For attractive and appetizing ways of preparing these foods try i
Irish stew with suet dumplings, scrapple in Philadelphia style, i
salt pork in batter, baked beans with brown bread, heafsteak potple <•
with suet crust,'boiled dinner of corned beef and vegetables, roast
heart stuffed with bread crumbs and vegetables, brown curry of
mutton with rice, shepherd's pie of meat and vegetables, with potato 1
crust, beef and bean stew •or braised beef with vegetables, mock
duck or roll of round steak with stuffing, liver dumplings, or liver I
cooked en casserole, stewed kidneys on toast or Scotch haggis, cream t
of pea, potato soup and puree of beans, rice baked, in griddle cakes, i
muffins and cheese dishes, macaroni with cheese, tomatoes or eggs',
cornmeal in mush with milk, or fried mush with molasses, and I
puddings of milk and eggs, Indian meal and molasses, cornstarch, i
dates and bananas. ■ "*"*,'" ' ■
Substitute cottolene for lard, and oleomargarine for butter; the I
latter is clean and pure and there is only prejudice to prevent Its use a
when economy is necessary. . ":'->y
THE TACOMA TIMES
COUNTESS DE BUISSERET.
The countess was Miss Caroline
Sherman Story, daughter of Ma].
Gen. John P. Story, U. S. A., when
she married Count Conrad de
Bulsseret, who has been in the
Belgian diplomatic service since
ISS"", sewing at Belgrade, Bucha
rest, Rio Janeiro, Tangier and
lastly at Washington. The count
is now about to retire to private
life In Belgium.
MISS AUDREY BOTHAM, CAPT.
OF THE GIRL GUIDES CO.
have been assured that the Spo
kane chamber of. commerce will
take up the work with a view '
to extending its usefulness to
other parts of America."
The wife of the new minister
from Belgium has a collection of
tapestries which is as rare as it
Is famous. She was Miss Helen
Flotilke, daughter of a prominent
Washingtonian. M. Havenith has
been in the diplomatic service of
his country for several years, and
It ls expected that the pair will
take a prominent place in the cap
ital's social life.
[Cynthia, Greys -Letters
Dear Miss Grey:
What is the birthstone, meaning
and flower for November? BET.
A.: Topaz, fidelity; chrysanthe
Dear Miss Grey:
How should a girl of 13 wear
her hair and how long should her
skirts be? DAISY. |
A.: Tho hair should be parted
md rolled, if that style is becom
ing. Then It may be tied at the
napo of the neck and left loose,
or braided and tied. Broad rib
bon bows to match the color of
the dies- are worn. Skirts should
be just below the knee.
Dear Miss Grey:
I expect soon to take a trip and
■stop at large cities, where I will
nit up at hotels. I know nothing
about ordering meals, especially
the dishes given in French names.
Please help me out, as I don't
want to make a senile.
A.: Waiters are always, willing
to help with suggestions. However,
If you do not care to ask, calmly
'ako your time about looking over
the menu. You will be relieved
to find therein many dishes which
ire familiar to you. It would bo
■vise to order these until experi
race teaches you about the French
dishes. Remember that, observa
tion is the best teacher, and keep
your eyes open.
Dear Miss Grey:
I am 16 and only In the fifth
grade. Would you advise mo to
quit school and go to work?
2—How long should my dresses
be I am 5 feet 1 inch.
3 —Should I wear corsets and
high heels? BRUNETTE.
A.: I—Byl—By all means go on to
school. Get your mind on your
studies, ajrt your tenc.iets to help
you, and you will progress n.ore
rapidly. If it will be necessary for
you to go to work some day you
can command a far better salary
if you are educated than you could
if you were to stop school now.
2Since you are sma'l. half
way between shoetops and Knees.
Dear Miss Grey:
Please tell me something to do
for enlarged joints on my feet.
A.: Rubbing the joints and ban
daging the feet at night—evenly
and not too tight — will help.
Wearing a little broader shoe Is
tho best remedy.
Dear Miss Grey:
I—l am 16 and out of school.
I go with a nice girl, but every
time we get near the house she
refuses to let me go any further.
She says her father doesn't want
h?r to go with boys. Do you
think he is right, If she loves me?
'l,2—What day did February 19,
1866, fall on?
hi INQUISITIVE JOE.
.'A.: I—Yes, I think her father
is right, and his daughter and you
ate doing wrong. If you two really
10-e each other in the right way,
you can afford to wait a few years.
Do all you can to help her to be
dutiful daughter, instead of
abetting her disobedience.
Dear Miss Grey:
Aa you are always so willing to '
help others out of their difficul
ties, I am coming to you with
My husband hai invited a
friend home to dinner, and I am
at a loss to know what to serve.
Should I serve dinner in courses?
I servo, and what should I serve
it each course?
AN ANXIOUS WIFE.
Rosettes of silk are used on
many linen frocks.
Often buckles are made of linen
to match the belt.
Even washable rotten and linen
materials are beaded.
Novel are tb'e umbrella handles
of crystal Be": with Jewels.
Blue will be one of the most
fashionable colors for spring wear.
The newest hats for girls are
tho rolling brim sailors.
It is a pretty fashion to have
belt and jabot to match.
By a Bachelor Girl.
FIRST, a girl musn't betray a
sense of humor. Men can't stand
being laughed at.
THE GIRL who treats each man
as if he were the wisest thing in
the world, is sure to be straight
way adored. She has flattered,
and not in vain.
TALL, ATHLETIC girls should
never be kittenish. It Isn't becom
BEING KITTENISH Is the small
girl's strongest ammunition.
AND FOR THE SLIGHT,girI to
assume statuesque attitudes is
fatal. It doesn't fit.
THE MUSICAL GIRL? LET
HER be musical! There is no
man so dead to sentiment that he
doesn't enjoy tuneful sounds; but
the girl must judge her man; rag
time for ragtime heads and classic
music for dreamers.
A.: I .would not advise any at
tempt at show or pretense. A
good "home" dinner, well cooked
and served "en famille" is usual
and always most satisfactory to
tho hostess and guest. A roast,
with vegetables, a simple salad,
pudding and coffee is quite suf
Dear Miss Grey:
Would you please tell me what
will take the shine off of a suit
A.: Brash the shiny spots with
heavy quill bristles, then press
under a very damp piece of serge.
In smooth finish goods, it is al
most impossible to attain satisfac
[Dear Miss Grey:
Being a constant leader of the
Cynthia Grey column, if space
will allow I should like to read
through the same column the def
inition of "a thorough man."
Thanking you In anticipation
A.: Will some of our readers
supply this information? Not
more than 200 words on but one
side of the paper.
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If so, how many courses should
A remarkable railroad is in op
eration in Chile, South America,
between Anlafagasta and Orouro.
An engineer made a study of the
trade winds which prevail in these I
regions, had box cars built, each j
car being provided with a sail.
There is no other propelling force.
The speed is regulated by brakes, i
the average speed attained by
these cars is 30 to 45 miles an]
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Eastern Egg Hunt.
A German woman in an
Ohio town does a thriving
business coloring eggs each
Easter. She is able to pro
duce the most gorgeous ef
fects in plain and variegated
colors, and the eggs retain
their brlliancy and beauty in
definitely. Her secret is sim
ple." She merely melts some
carpenter's glue in with the
TWO OF *
One package of Pearls of Wheat I
free with every 25 cents cash want
ad inserted in the Tacoma Times j
this week. *•* ,
TELL YOUR TROUBLES I*o CYNTHIA
GREY—SHE GI.VES EXCELLENT
ADVICE J_tADLY TO ALL WHO ASK IT
'Back to the Backyard Farm
THE GROWING GARDEN
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The best cultivation in the growing garden is the practice of
keeping the surface soil around the plants pulverized, so that there
Is a dust blanket all the time. This holds the moisture below. To
I the amateur this makes his garden look dry, but except in case of
great drouth, he will find that the roots have plenty to drink,
i The dust blanket should be renewed after every rain, giving
time for the surface to dry a little.
Don't hoe deep. You may cut some tender roots near the sur
face. Top pulverization is enough.
1, If you have to sprinkle, do it at night, and sprinkle to beat the
band. A little surface wet is worse than none — absolutely.
I Keep the garden clear of weeds, throwing the weeds, If the seeds
are not mature, on your compost pile for next year's garden. If you
i don't let the weeds get a good start first you will have little trouble
1 keeping the garden clear.
, As fast as one crop is mature, harvest, and If there is yet time
, start another crop of sonic rapidly maturing vegetable. —-——
i Most housewives find it much cheaper and get better foodstuff
by putting away the surplus production, either by canning, or stor
' ing in cellar, than by selling them at wholesale prices and then buy
ing them at high retail prices in the fall and winter.
Also save seed:' of best producers for following year.
Watch carefully for Insects, else you will lose part of your crop,
Hill up plants which may be blown over by the winds, also
those where the soil has washed from the roots. A good wind shield
Is made by planting sunflowers along the fence. They hide unsight
ly fences, the ripe flowers are fine for chickens, and the stalks and
leaves can go into the compost heap. Also vines can be made to
spin up them.
Keep your garden tools, spades, hoes, rakes, etc., in a covered
If— just supposing, of course— if you spaded and hoed and
weeded all spring and summer and then grew but one tiny radish,
you still have gained. Gained what?
Just this— many hours in the pure, fresh air, and health-pro
ducing outdoor exercise, Not too much, to be sure, but It is good
for the whole family to get out in the garden EVERY day and dig
about a bit. Yes, it's good for ma, too. Far better than the hot,
; stuffy kitchen.
Tomorrow, the back to the BACKYARD soil brigade will take
up the lawns, vines and shrubs with which to "beautify" the yard.
of Women's Wearing Apparel. A sale offering
that embodies wonderful value-giving of a
character it has been rarely, if ever, our pleas
ure to present.
t Smart Street Hats at $4.95
The assortment at prices named is so
varied that no matter what the re
quirements are, you can positively
fill them here, as every woman wants
the best for her money, she should
not fail to see how much a little
outlay will do here. Dozens of stylos,
large, small and medium, trimmed
with fancy wings, velvets, ribbons,
aigrettes, etc.; values $".50 to $9.00.
Place on sale OA QC
Tuesday at «i>4-nj3
$10. Trimmed Millinery; a choice assortment of fine
dress hats and high class tailored headwear that PTT QC
cannot be equaled elsewhere, at $1 iUJ
In our I'ntrimmed Hat Department we are showing a com
plete assortment of high and medium priced hats, exclusive
shapes in hemp, mllan and nocre effects; also new hemp,
patent milan and near hair hats PC QC
from 98c to <j*>di J3
Tacoma"s Foremost Showing of <tOC
Women's Tailored Suits at tp__-0 ;
Precisely such elegant suits at leading specialty shops retail
at $30 to $40. The materials include Frenc'i serge In cv- ,
cry new color, also black, white and black hairline stripes,
diagonals, homespuns, shepherd checks an.l the cleverest
new Ideas in men's wear fabrics. Every suit Is elegantly
tailored and finely finished; many have silk covered shields,
weights, etc., and equal In every way to high priced custom
tailoring. Sizes 16 to 44.
Great Suit Values at $17.89
French Serges, black, navy and tan, also fancy worsteds -
and novelty weaves In grays, tans, blues and brown; splen- •
didly tailored, short natty coats, lined with peau de cygne;
all sizes; values $25 to $29.50.
Tourist and Traveling Coats
Navy, black, tan and white serges, black satins, Scotch .
homespuns and English mixtures, tan coverts, etc.. very .
- specially priced at "COO Eft
$12.50, »i«..-»(), 9.10.50 to am JiUU ;.
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