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Special Features of Interest T© Tine Times' Readers
Cynthia Grey's Answers
WRONG TO PUT TEMPTATION IN HKR WAY
I>ear Miss Grey: I have read a great deal of the dis
cussion, pro and con, in regard to allowing young girls to at
tend places of entertainment unaccompanied, and am at last
impelled to express my feelings in the matter.
'A Twentieth Century Young Woman," I suppose, Is 15
years of age or thereabout, since she says that is the age at
whirh girls acquire the faculty of distinguishing between right
I believe in trusting my children, but that does not mean
that I must trust «very i>erson with whom they associate, and
especially those they meet by chance at places of amusement.
"A Twentieth Century Young Woman" states that too
many young girls go wrong on account of parents being too
strict; but I think a great many more go wrong on account of
too careless parents. I hold that It is my duty to know Tl»o
associates of my daughter, and to see that their characters are
irreproachable. 1 also believe she should be permitted to at
tend ivs|H- ( tiiMe places of entertainment, but never alone when
late in the evening, as I think it wrong to put temptation in
her way by allowing her on the streets after dark, unless in
the company of myself or one whom I can trust with such a
treasure as I consider my pure and innocent girl to be.
And so I repeal emphatically, "it is not a question of trust
ing my daughter, but trusting her companions."
JUST A FATHER.
CHAPERONE QUESTION MUST BE SOLVED THROUGH
Dear Miss Grey: The chaperone question must bo solved
through the parents. There is nothing will make a good girl
X'» wrong or nothing that will make a limn «>■■ hoy tukit ad
vantage of any girl, good or bad, if he has had the proper
bringing up. A girl hue no business going any place with a
man she cannot trust, chaperon or not". A man bus too much
respect for himself, hit mother, and sisters, his sweetheart or
girl friends to place them in any suspicious light.
Too many parents fail to sit up and take notice until too
late. What is needed is more coiii|»anion>thip between fathers
and sons, mothers and daughters. Let them he chums and
there will be less need for chaperons and juvenile officers. At
the same time it will put public dance halls, noodle .joints and
such out of running. A FATHKIt.
* THE INSTALLMENT PLAN
Dear Miss Grey: Like all the rest, I come to you for ad
vice. 1 bought some furniture of a company and find it is nut
as represented and not in good shape. They refuse to ex«
change or do anything. What can I do? Can I make them
refund the money, or exchange, and how? If I sign a con
tract to pay $."> a month and can pay only one or two, can they
take it away from me? I hope you can answer this soou. I
read your column every day and know you are right
A.Even though the contract may so state, the company can
not remove the furniture from your premises without judgment
from the court. That is the law. The companies make the con
tracts; but the people make the law.
If you saw the furniture, and it is the same as you ordered,
you are at fault, too, If you were cheated, and if you contracted to
pay $5 a month, and keep the furniture, you should do so, and
profit by your lesson.
wnxnra to maiiky kithkk
I>enr Miss <irey: How would you go ulx>ut it to let two
girls know that you think enough of them to marry either one
of them if there was a chance? They have gone to another
town; hut write once in n while. < 'onld there he any true love
created with them. I like both of them veiy much, un<l would
like to hold their friendship, even if they would not marry me.
1 have only known them uhout three weeks, and they are such
jolly good company to be with.
You will pleuxe let me know through the imper. ' J. N. B.
A. —The fact that you are willing to marry either of them
shows you to be totally ignorant of the first principle in the game
of love. Better keep them as good, jolly friends, and wait until you
konw what love is before you begin to play with it.
FOIJ A lUKTHI)AY PAKTV
Dear Miss Grey: What games are pluyed at a birthday
pnrty givcu by young folks (the youngest being 17 years of
age)? And also, what shall we serve to eat? Is it necessary
to set the table, or just pn.ss refreshments around.- Thanking
A. —Ask at the library for "Games," by Dame Courtney;
also "Indoor and Outdoor Games."
Serve sandwiches, filled mashed bananas mixed with chopped
nuts, lemon juico and a little sugar. Keep filling air-tight if
made before serving time. If you live near a store, you can
get a number of light boards on which dress goods are wrapped
and use them for lap boards for the guests. Either send invita
tions by mail or deliver them verbally.
AS LONG AS UNEQUAL STANDARDS EXIST, HI EX SHOULD BK
Dear Miss Grey: If men, generally sinking, worn as pure
nnrf honorable in tin ii intentions towards girls and women as
they simiiiii be, there, would be no need of surveillance of
mothers or sisters; but so lons as men and hoys believe that
■ girl or woman is their legitimate prey, that they <.ni use
every effort to gain a dishonorable end, and then go "scot free"
so far as society is concerned) just so long will it seem nec
essary for girls to need |wotection from them.
And while it is true that there are men and buys as hon
orable and true as the girls with whom they associate, they
are very few and far between, and even those men should not
object to the proper protection of the girl, until they prove
their honorable intention and character. JUSTICE.
MOTHKItS TRUST HIM, AND HE TRKATS THE GIRLS AS THEY
Dear Miss Grey: My opinion is that most of the girls want
some tough bny to travel with them, and after they get in
trouble they holler about the way they have been mistreated.
I am 28 years old and I find that a quiet, square fellow
stands a very |M>or show of winning a girl nowadays. They
call him a boob; but I will say that mothers have trusted
their daughters with me and tlu-y always have been treated
Just as they treated If they took no liberties I was just
tin- same with them. A YOUNG MAN.
THE MEN NEED THE CHAPEHOXE
Dear Miss Grey: As lam a mother, I want to say a word
In answer to "A Man," who Hays if a mother can't trust her
daughter she bettor keep her at home.
It is not so much that girls cannot be trusted as the nien.
No girl ever goes wrong of her own free will. Nine times out
of ten the girl's downfall is brought ahout by a smooth, deceit
ful tongue of a wolf in sheep's clothing, and then she is
turned down on every hantl and he is still a "nice young man."
Mothers may know their daughters; but it is another
thing to trust them with the majority of men or boys without
» rtiaiiriniic. So mothers, don't turn your lambs out among
the wolves without a shepherd. ONE WHO KNOWS.
CHAPEKONE OR NOT, OUR IJVKS ARE THE RESULT OP OUR
Dear Miss Grey: I have read with Interest several arti
cles Hlxnit mothers trusting their daughters out alone with
their gentlemen friends.
My opinion is that if a girl"s mind is right, if her thoughts
are pure, they will be backed up by clean conversations, which
Is the proof of pure thoughts, then there would be fewer girls
Insulted. To go alone is probably more safe "for the future
of some girls," as It gives them confidence in their ability to
take care of themselves. While with others it would be the
cause of their downfall.
It is the thoughts that act first, and In most cases it Is
r parently the man's mind that is evil; but a woman can think
, ist as bad thoughts as a man can. So if a girl will guard
her thoughts and think only pure thoughts, she will command
respect and will be her own best protector.
Men and women both are the result of their own think
ing and their lives are sure to be shaped in the image and like
ness of their thoughts, either for good or otherwise.
BETTERMENT OF THE RACE.
NO MAN 1.1 hIS A CHAPERONE.
Dear Miss Grejr: Just • word in regard to trusting girla
out with young men alone. I say If * mother cannot trust her
daughter alone, keep her home till she can. Ilelieve me, "no
man" living likes a third party with him when he take* hla
, lady friend out. A READER.
Tin- !•'. A. A. is planning a
series of winter entertainments.
The first will lie in its nature a
farewell to Miss Clara Stark of
the order, who is soon to leave
to make here home in Idaho, and
will ho he!d ou Tuesday evening,
the 15th, in Fraterniay Hall.
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About fivra. See Mueller, 921
South C. "Advertisement"
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Plans are completed for the en.
tertainment of the delegates to
the national W. C. T. U. conven
tion to be held In Portland,
Octoher 19-26. The special train
from Chicago will be in Tacoraa
on Thursday, Octoher 17, and the
delegates will be taken for a ride
around the city iv autos. Sup
per will be served at the Com
mercial club, after which there
will be a mass meeting to which
the public is invited.
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All kinds of bulbs. Smith's,
1116 So .C. "Advertlesment."
■■ • ■
Alpha Degree of Honor will
give a card party Thursday even
ing, October 17th, at Odd Fellows'
Templec, Pacific avenue.
"HAIR THAT GIVES FATHER
TIME THE LAUGH"
We are just a hunt as old as we
People judge us, by the way we
LOOK. The man or woman with
grey hair is beginning to get in
the "Old Timer's Class." This
Twentieth Century does NOT want
GREY hairs—lt wants the energy
of youth. The big things are be
ing done by the YOUNGER gen
There's a sort of "Has Been"
look about those "Grey Hairs."
There Is always one to •/ tcise
and smile scornfully.
Father Time Is a stern V cl
plinarian. Get tbe best of him.
Give him the laugh. Do not be a
"Has Been." It's unnecessary.
Use HAY'S HAIR HEALTH
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direct • spot" receipt of ■ price <■■ and
dealer* name. Hrul.iOc for trial
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SEATTLE MINISTER ON
"WHO SHALL MARRY"
"Who shall marry?"
In a recent interview Dr. Adolf M<'yer, director of the
Phelps psychiatric clinic, at Johns Hopkins university, an
swered the question.
"The public," he said, "is apt to lay too much stress upon
heredity. It is not the disease, physical or mental, which is in
herited, but the susceptibility to that disease."
The state, therefore, he concluded, should not indulge in
wholesale interference to prevent marriage of persons not re
lated. There are. Dr. Meyer Mlvei, only two grounds which
■warrant state interference —feeblc-mindedness and disease.
These, says Dr. Meyer, may be inherited. Feeble-minded
people have feeble-minded children. Persona infected with cer
tain disease should not be permitted liy the state to perpetrate
"the terrible fraud of marriage."
Dr. Meyer goes far.
Dr. Mark A. Matthews of Seat
tle, moderator of the Presbyterian
church in Amer
ica, goes much
"I can best
answer the ques
tion by telling
who shall NOT
ter, whom the
state ought to
back me up—
any person suf
fering from ve
A man suffer
ing from such
disease ought to
be sterilized, by
order of the
Or. Matthews court.
"I would not marry persons
having the taint of tuberculosis.
I would not marry persons with
the taint of insanity. And I
would add, in this connection,
that, in these days of high ten
sion, we are developing more va
rieties of insanity than the ex
perts have had time to define.
"The man who commits suicide
is insane, and I would not marry
persons in whose family the mania
I Cynthia's Answers to Miscellaneous Questions f
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Halowe'en fals on the last daJpftf October. •
The value of an 1843 penny is from 1 to 20 cents.
If an ex-convict has served Ills full time he cannot act as Juror;
but If he has been paroled or pardoned he may. ■ ■
The fastest electrical engine makes more revolutions than
the fastest gas engine.
To rub white fur well with powdered magnesia, roll up and
lay away for a few days, and shake well Is one of the safest meth
ods for cleaning it.
The following Is a good hair tonic: Castor oil, 10 dr.; balsam
of Peru, Jamaica rum, 12 % 0r..; distilled water, 6 o«.; tincture of
cincbena, 1% oz.; cologne water, IV4 os.
Daniel Frohman is president of the Actors' fund of America.
It was established in 1882 to provide assistance for disabled and
needy members of the theatrical profession, and burial for such
as leave no means.
for suicide is strong.
"I would not marry persons In
whose family the divorce habit
was strong, for I would know that
such persons had not an appre
ciation of the binding and sacred
tie of matrimony.
"The cooirce," continued Dr.
Matthews, "of our matrimonial
uiiliM]ijiin«'ss is in the home.
"Mothers in selecting their
sons-in-law and daughters-in-law,
take no precautions at all. Why?
Because society's standards of
values is all wrong. A man may
be a physical wreck and a moral
degenerate, but if he has a plenti
tii'l.' of dollars he is matrimonial
"The result is that society Is
made up largely of thieves and
human pigs, who ought not to be
permitted to perpetuate their kiffd.
"The nan-moral man is iharder
to reform than a hundred im
moral men. You can, for in
stance, reform a thief or a liber
tine, who are immoral men. But
you cannot reform the chronic
liar. For the chronic liar could
not tell the truth, oven In his pro
testations of reform.
"I would refuse to marry a man
if I knew him to be a liar."
SOME WRETCH STEALS ROPE-OF-PEARLS
LASSOO FROM LITTLE PRINCE CHAP
OSTEND, Belgium, Oct. 14. —
Pity the poor Prlncesa Marguerite
of Thurn and Taxis —for she'n ex
actly $140,000 poorer than she
was when she came to this fam
ous bathing place a few tragic
Laugh at her, too, if you like —
thia titled mamma who sought
with ropes of pearls to lassoo a
blue blooded beauty for her eldest
Parading about the fashion
able places of Europe with her
family Jewel box under one arm
and the docile young Prince Fran
cois under the other, she flashed
the alluring bait before the eyes
of all the pretty eligibles.
Then along came a clever thief
and stole the jewels—but left
Now WHO wants sonny with
out the glittering glassware?
Kcho also enquires, WHO? Xo
volunteeresses in sight.
The principality of Thurn and
Taxis is a neat litle German
slate, which governs Itself and
leaves its princely house nothing
to do but play at the old, obso
lete game ot royal idleness. But
the jewels of the princely family
have long been famous for quan
tity and quality.
So that was the bait with
which mamma princess set out re
cently to lure some maid of high
degree into the arms of her eld
est con, even as did Mephisto
phelea lure Marguerite for Faust.
Son is 19 and hasn't much lure
in his own personality. His name
is Francois Joseph Maximilian
Maria Antoine Ignace Lamoral,
etc., etc. But aa heir of Thu.rn
and Taxis he will get the Jewels,
with which his princess may daz
zle masculine eyes and make en
vious feminine hearts.
Only a few nibbles had resulted
from the wife-flshing expedition
when mam ma and Bonny reached
Ostend. Then just aa tilings
looked brightest and the girls
Many Friends in
Far Away Lands
New Sulphur Preparation Doing
Good in Kngland, Franco
and Other Countries „
Sulphiirro's success In the cure
of disease abroad, as well as in its
own land, is additional testimony
to its' effectiveness as a curative
agent in cases of Rheumatism and
all blood, stomach and skin dis
orders. It has been sent to al
most all lui-?!g" rnnnt.rtos.
The most recent indorseniort of
Sulphurro from abroad comes
from C. Dornioy, 28 Rue la Pa
roisse, Fontainebleau, Seine and
M. Dormoy, who has relirod
from active connection with the
prominent house of C. Dormoy &
H. Naquet, successors to Ed Le
Grand, 4-6 Rue d'Hauteville,
Paris, was for a long time v suf
ferer from Rheumatism. Through
a friend, Mr. Bradshaw, member
of the wholesale millinery house
of Bradahaw Bros., Minneapolis,
M. Dormoy learned of Sulphurro,
made In far away Seattle. So en
thusiastic was his informant over
the power of Sulphurro to cure
Rheumatism by purifying the
blood and driving out the poisons
that produce the disease that the
retired French business man at
once sent for a supply of the
medicine, and now writes that he
is making wonderful progress to
ward complete recovery.
A few days ago came a letter
from Mr. 8. Guildford, 199 Corn
wall Road, Xotting Hill, London,
England, praising Sulphurro for
its curative effects.
Sulphurro is on sale at all drug
stores in 50-cent and $1 bottles.
Accompanying it is the Sulphurro
booklet. The C. M. C. Stewart
Sulphur Co., 71 Columbia St., will
gladly mall you a booklet free up
NO KNIFE USED.
1019 PACIFIC AYE.
were beginning to smile on Fran
cols-etc, Borne expert vandal
rifled the jewel box of pearls and
diamonds, diadems and stomach
America's famous boxer, Kid
McCoy, wag arrested In London
on a drunken woman's charge,
LATEST MARKET REPORT
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Apples —Uruvenstein, $1.50 box.
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Spring Chickens, I(a
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but released when he proved •
clear alibi. Jewels and thief in
lint Mamma Marguerite still
hag a wad of Jewels at home and
may yet succeed in roping • fair
ly high grade princess for Fran
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Black Cod, 2 Ib«. 2lc.
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Codfish, brick, ZSc.
Olympla Oysters, $1 qt.
Anrhuvles, quart, 25c.
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Kippered Herring. 18c.
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