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Wednesday, Feb. 5,1918.
Special Featinres of Interest To The Times' Women Readers
A., wedding of more than usual
Interest yesterday was the mar
riage of former County Auditor
W. A. Stewart to Miss Elizabeth
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The charity hull «ivcn by the
girls of the Junior Day Nursery
at Sloan's hall last evening was
■ well attended.
«,,,/, - v • •
.: Mrs. Harry S. Elwood of Kllens
burg, a former president of the
Washington State Federation of
. Women's clubs, 13 spending a
month at the home of her sister,
Mrs. R. D. Brothers.
• • • •
A special business mooting will
be held at the home of Mrs. Wal
laoe Lee, 4206 North Stevens
■■ street, by the woman's auxiliary
of Whltworth college tomorrow
• • •
Attorney X,. J. Muscliek will ad
■ dress the South Tacoma Paresnt
. Teachers' association next Thurs
day on the eight-hour law for
• • •
Tho machinists of South Toco.
; ma, No. 102, will give a dance at
. Masonic temple Friday evening,
• • •
Invitations are being Issued for
the weddfoig of Mlbs Eiiuma Bloom
to Henry M. Alexander at the
Hotel Bonneville next Sunday.
• • •
A dancing party was given last
evening by tho lay members of the
faculty of St. Leo's grammar and
• • •
Tho officer's council of tho Par
ent-Teachers' association will
meet Friday afternoon in room
203 of the Y. M. C. A.
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A very pleasant evening was
spent at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. G. Gallagher. 2330 Sheridan
avenue, last Monday evening.
Five hundred was played, and at
P o'clock a buffet luncheon was
served to the following guests:
Mr. and Mrs. S. Forsberg, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Bach, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Lanz, Mr. and Mrs. A. Miller, Mr.
and Mrs. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. K.
Anderson and Hon. J. Gallagher.
After the refreshments the floor
was cleared for a little social
dance to the music of Bach's or
• • •
Tho protective committee of tho
Presidents' council will meet In
the Y. W. C. A. rooms tomorrow
• • •
<> executive board of the
La ■ ' Musical club meets tomor
row afternoon with President Mrs.
George Tarbell, North Gth and L
• • •
Mrs. 8. J. Kennedy, 2912 North
li street, is entertaining Mrs.
Walter Reed of North Yaklma,
state regent of D. A. R.
• • •
The February salon of I.c Club
Franeais will be held nt the home
of Mrs. John Scott tomorrow aft
* • * •
The Hornet Art club met at the
home of Mrs. C. J. Gaul, 618
. South 13th street, Tuesday after
• • •
slrs. 15. H. Hoyt entertained at
a club luncheon at her home, 1106
South Pine street, yesterday after
Special Offer to All Lov
ers of Music
In order to advertise and intro
duce their home study music les-
sons In every locality the Interna
tional Institute of Music of New
York ■will give free a complete
course of instruction for either
Piano, Organ, Violin, Mandolin,
Guitar, Banjo, Cello, Brass Instru
ments or Sight Singing. In return
they simply ask that you recom
ment their Institute to your
friends after you learn to play.
You may not know one note
from another; yet, by their won
derfully simple and thorough
method, you can soon learn to
play. If you are an advanced
player you will receive special in
Tho lessons are sent weekly.
They are. so simple and easy that
they are recommended to any per
son or little child who can read
English. Photographs and draw-
Ings make everything plain. Un
der the Institute's free tuition of
fer you will be asked to pay only
-is very small amount (averaging
14 cents a week) to cover postage
and the necessary sheet music.
No one should overlook this
■wonderful offer. Tell your
friends about It—show this article
The International Institute has
successfully taught others and
can successfully teach you, even
if you know absolutely nothing
whatever about music. The les
sons make everything clear.
Write today for the free book
let, which explains everything. It
will convince you and cost you
nothing. Address your letter or
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IT'S RATHER SHOCKING—THE NUMBER
OF THINGS LOVELY WOMAN IS
Bum your corsets!
Give your petticoats to the
Stick your high collars back in
the bureau drawer!
Thus you will be strictly in the
mode. Already your dressmaker,
even if she Is putting "dress lin
ings" and findings' on your bill,
has taken them out of your
All extra attire has been elim
inated from My Lady's wardrobe,
and she now only wears shoes,
stockings and union suits under
her close fitting frock. It nialces
. THE HAT WITH THE CANTELOPE CROWN
Here is one of the new hats made of brown hemp, with the
cantelope crown, and a brown satin faced rim.
The spring bats are still trimmed at the back with the droop
ing feathers. Tills hat has a brown plume hanging from a yellow
pompom off the back.
LATEST MARKET REPORT
FOR TACOMA HOUSEWIVES
Pears, box. $1.00<8>1.75.
Bananas —30c do».
Apples, box, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delicious Apples, box, $1.90.
Grapefruit, 10c, 2 for 15c.
■ . ■ Hhu -■•"« -
Spare Ribs, 15c lb.
Veal Stew, 15#18e lb.
Pork Tenderloin 46c.
Roast Beef, prime rib, 20c. :
Pot Roast, 15c.
BolllnK lleef, 10@12VaC.
Sirloin, 20@22c. - .
Porterhouse. 250150. ,-
T-Bone, 22@S6c. - , .
Round Steak, 20c. ' ■
Lee of Lamb, spring, >oc. - -
Lamb Chops, shoulusr, lte; lol*
and rib 20@22c. • >
Shoulder of Lamb, 16c lb.
Lamb stew, 10c lb.
Roast Pork, 18, 2925 c. >
Pork Chops, shoulder, 18®20c; loin
■ and rib. 25c. . ■ sx-
Veal Roast. 20 125 c. .. ;
Veal Cutlets, 20@250.
Ham, sliced. iZiililo.
Salt Pork. lie
Pork Eaimnfre, link, 2Cc; bulk. 18c.
Corned Beef, boneless, He.
Tripe. 10c .-.'--- - • '•'..
Liver, 1214 c.
....,■ » Ponltry .-
Spring Chickens, 25c. ,
liens, 22c. : - -v.-.<, ',>'• .
Spring Ducks, tfo, -
Sauabs. 3»c. ? • ■
Halibut. I lbs. 210.
Crabs. $1.50 aos. ".
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no difference if the material of
which the dress Is made !s or the
thinnest variety, still there is no
We may expect some startling
disclosures when lovely woman
shows herself in her new spring
Our artist has drawn a woman
gowned in the very newest trans
parent skirt which fashion experts
say will be worn when the weath
er grows warmer.
If this is true, there'll be no
need of going to Atlantic City
Trout, 25c lb.
Black Cod, 1 Iba. Ha.
Kock C-0.1. lU*.
Sound Smelts. 1 lbs. 26c.
Codfish, brick. 25c.
Olympla Oyntem. 11 «\l.
Ancliovtea, quart, 26c
Kippered Salmon and Cod, 110,
Kippered Herrlns. ISo.
,v. -.%. -, Vccetablea ;
Tomatoes, lb., lie.
Squash, lb.. 2ttc.
Bell Peppers, lb. 26c. :
Globe Onions, 6 for 10c.
Hccts, Carrot*. Xumipi, Onions.
Radishes.* all bunch stuff, 1
bunches for ie ■:■-■
Cabbage. 5 910 c
Potatoes, sack, 75® 90c
Spinach, lb.. 10c. .
Sweet Potatoes, selected, 6 lbs.
Fresh Bermuda Onions. 4 lbs. 25c
Brussels Sprouts, 10c lb. .
California Head Lettuce. 2 lbs. 15c.
Celery, home grown, bunch, 2 for 15c
California 10c. ' ■- -,
Cucumbers, 25c ■ ■-*»
Head Lettuce, 2 for lie.'- ' :
BUTTER, CHBBIB AND BOGS
Butter, tub, 36c lb.
Fancy tub, 40c lb., 3 lbs. $1.15.
Fancy Bricks, 48c. - ■ ";"
Washington. v 4Sc - . '>.?
■■•■. ..-- J; Chee** ■ :■"'
TUamook, 22c. , ■
N«w York, SOe. .•'-■■
Imported Swiss, 40c. _'<
Roquefort, 60c ■•■ -. .
Fresh Ranch, fancy. 30c>~, .i'--~^,
Beirular, Kastern, 25c
THE TAOOMA TIMES.
Another One "Madly in
l»ear Miss Grey: I
would like to ask you a
question which I am mire
yon will answer with the
bout of advice.
I am a girl of 13, madly
in I"vi- with a boy of 10.
I have just reason to believe
that he has been associuting
with a girl who has the repu
tation of being tough. We
have known each other since
childhood. How shall I act
ton aril him, coldly or indif
A. —Peaches, don't you know
you can't be mad and in love at
the same time? lam Inclined to
believe you are the former.
Is It your place to choose this
boy's companions for him? Cer
tainly not, any more than he
would have a right to choose
yours for you. You can only in
fluence each other to do right.
He may be trying to help this
girl to be better for all you
know. Treat him as you would
any other friend.
Better Tiike a IVeled Onion,
Than a liillygoat.
Hear Miss Grey: Having
read your many advices, I
come to you for sonic.
I will be 17 in a few days.
My mother insista on mo
wearing my hair straight
back over or above my ears
in v knot in the back.
Now, Miss Grey, as I do
not wunt to look like a peel
ed onion, nnd want to look
like o»her girls, mother Is
willing you should decide tlie
mutter. Anxiously waiting
your reply. MAKV.
A. —Suppose your mother and
you compromise and each come
half way. Comb your hair in a
neat, sensible way that becomes
you. Personally I would rathei
look like a peeled onion than a
poodle dog or a billygoat, as so
many of the girls do.
Kconomy Is the ltoad to
'Dear Miss (Jrey: lam a
youhk man of 21 and have
traveled considerably. Now:
I urn willing to settle down
and get a home of my own.
I have known the girl for
six mouths and we both think"
we can get nlonn all right.,
Dear Miss «rey, give me your'
advice as best you can and
tell me if I should marry
her and settle down. W. M.
A.—Young people in ordinal
circumstances must be very sav
ing for the first few years of
married life. If this girl is old
enoush, sensible and knows how
to economize in (he home, I see
no reason why you should not
Not in This Case.
Dear Miss Grey: I am a
young man 17 and have been
going with a girl of 10. She
is a nice girl and good
enough for any man; but I
don't think it is right for a
young man to marry a girl
ol«ler than himself, do you?
Please answer soon, as I am
waiting for your advice.
A.—l should say not; nor to
marry a girl any younger either.
You are scarcely out of kinder
garten yet. Wait until you are
of age at least and then if you
still care for this girl and she
cares for you, a few years' differ
ence in age one way or the oth
er does not make a particle of
It All Depends.
Dear Miss Grey: .A man
many years my senior has
paid me much attention for
some time. The other even
ing he presented me with a
beautiful silver thimhle.
Should I keep it or give it
bark to him? Do you think
it would lead encouragement
to his advimces?
A. —If this man is making ad
vanceß you do not care for, why
did you not give the present back
to him when he presented It to
you and tell him you could "not
It all depends on the circum
stances, your age and bis dispo
sition. If he is merely an old
friend and regards you more as
a daughter, I see no harm In
keeping the thimble; otherwise,'l
would return It.
When One Is Married.
Dear Miss (irey: I have
rend some of your advice to
> iniiiii married couples and
think iim> in- you can give
me sunn- <m my subject.
lam 20 and have been
married one year. As other
girls, 1 like to have a nice
time .'mil enjoy myself. My
huslmnd seems to think I
should slhv at home and not
go out and have a good
lime. He does not rare for
dancing or anything of that
sort. When I want to go to
a dnnce, he will never go.
I have my own home and
it is all furnished very nice.
I have no children and I
think I should have a nice
time before I have to be tied
down. My sister and other
friends ask me to go differ
• ■hi places with them, but my
husband does not care to «<>.
We never fight or have a
cross word one way or the
other. The only trouble is
he will never go any place.
He likes to stay home and
read. He is S3 years old.
ricii.se give me some advice
and what to do to persuade
htm to go different places.
E. T. O.
A. —Could you not arrange to
have your recreation in the after
noons while your husband is at
work? He is probably too tired
to go around after he has worked
all day. You ought to be thank
ful that he enjoys his home
enough to want to stay in It and
I should think you would prefer
spending the evening with him in
your own home instead of the
theater or dance.
You surely knew he did not
care for dancing before you mar
ried him. therefore you cannot
expect him to like It now. If he
Is a sensible man he will not ob
ject to your attending ft dance
once in a while with your parents
Just a last word —Your future
happiness depends so much on
the first few years. If you con
tinue to fuss at your husband to
go out evenings, he will get in"
that habit, and then, in turn, you
will have to spend your evenings
Cynthia's Answer? to Miscellaneous Questions
A sweater should not be ironed,
but stretched properly while dry
.Toaquin Miller, the poet of the
Sierras, is still living and resides
The parcel post is divided into
sections or areas called zones, of
which there aro eight.
Either party In a divorce case
must wait six months after ob
taining their divorce before re
The national headquarters of
the Boy Scouts of America are
200 Fifth aye., New York City,
The senators from Washington
are Wesley I* Jones and Miles
Poindexter; from Oregon, Oeo. K.
Chamberlain and Hairy Lane.
"Montecello," the home of
Thomas Jefferson, is at present
owned by private persona, but
WOMAN LOBBYIST WINS BECAUSE SHE PLAYED
POLITICS JUST LIKE SHE WOULD RUN HER HOME
SACRAMENTO, Tel). 5. —
"Women generally have had to
wheedle all sorts of concessions
out of men all their lives, so it
is but natural that many of those
who are engaged in legislative
work should regard this as the
proper way to approach the law
maker. They are surprised to
find that the average aolon doesn't
take kindly to wheedling when It
conies to matters of public policy
and appropriations, even thongn
he be the kind of man who ex
pects his wife or daughter to em
ploy every artiflce and cajolery to
open his wallet for a new hat."
Mrs. C. M. Weymann, secretary
of the Woman's Legislative Coun
cil, reiiresentivo of the Juvenile
I'rotective association of San
Francisco and tireless worker 'n
behalf of those she feels most
need the strong arm and spokes
manship of a friend, was discuss
ing the endeavors of California
women to take a more active and
direct part in public affairs.
No Hoyle of politics has ever
attempted to codify the rules of
the fine art of lobbying, even for
men, much less for women. In
lieu of such a guide, Mrs. Wey
mann, from her own experience
as a lobbyist, has by instinct ana
SAN FRANCISCO WOMEN GOING
AFTER JUDGE IN DEAD EARNEST
I*^ Scene at Woman's lU-call l.i\iu<- hcndquartent tn San Francisco '
(sliowing the women at work preparing for the recall : campaign ■-,
•gainst Police .Indite Cliaß. li. Weller, who, the women charge, has
proved himself unfit for office Imtuiim- lie repeatedly reduced the '
bail of men charged wllh offenses against young girls. On the left ■
is Atty. Twain Ml« helson, next is Miss Frances McTigne.and Miss
Isabel Munson, leadertt In the, re call movement.' -!". :■:'." ,-,
"Andirons and Fire Screens, Electrical
Fixtures and Supplies, Wm. A. Mullins
Electric Co., Inc." 1014 A Street
Hate Makes Waste.
Dear Miss Grey: lam »
boy 14 and conu* to you to
ask if it wouldn't be better
for the pupils of the school
to have at least one ungrad
ed school? lly tlio way, un
graded means that if you are
good in most of your studies
and on account of one study
it keeps you jumping to keep
up with your class. The rea
son I think this is hecnu.se
the pupils could get through
faster. When I was in Ijos
Angeles I started through
school at the Mto of three
grudes iht term instead of
I'loase answer and tell me
what you think of this.
A ri'Plli WHO WANTS TO
FLY TIIKOI SCHOOL.
A. —I think pupils are rushed
through school too soon as It Is.
Morp is lost than gained by learn
ing a little of everything and not
much of anything.
.lust as the durability of a
building depends so much on its
foundation ,60 does an education
depend on the thoroughness with
which it is achieved.
there is some talk of its being
purchased by the government.
To clean a necktie, wash in
gasoline or benzine and hang in
the open air till the gasoline has
evaporated. Press under a damp
cloth with a hot iron.
The annual international bal
loon race for the James Gordon
Bennett cap was started from
Stuttgart. Germany, on Oct. 27,
1912, with twenty entries.
May 30, Decoration day, Is a
leg'il holiday in all states and in
District of Columbia, Alaska and
Porto Rico, except Florida, Geor
gia, Alabama, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Tennes
see and Texas.
To reduce their weight, one
should walk at least two miles
daily and up a steep hill if pos
sible, and avoid greasy and
starchy foods; eat plenty of bread
toasted very brown, without but
ter and sprinkled with Halt.
MRS. C. W. WEYMANN.
reason worked out a line of pro
cedure which she believes* will
bring the maximum amount of
success to women legislative
"Women may wheedle for ex
pensive hats or for diamonds, but
they don't coax when it conies to
the allowance for the family iar
der, for the roast and uio pota
toes," she continued. "One asKs
3,000 MILE HIKE MERELY
EXPERIMENT FOR HER
MISS. CXARA MI'IVHKM/.
Not once insulted and never
panicky except wlieu she was
chased by ■ playfttl COW, Mis.
Clara Mitchell of New York is
rMttng in San Diego aftor a IJOOO
-mile walk across the continent.
After a short visit with relatives
here, Mrs. Mitchell intends to
walk up the l'aciftc coast, prob
ably to Taconia, ami then she
may take a boat for Europe and
tour England, Germany and
France on foot.
The trip from New York to
Ran l)i"Bo was accomplished in
five months' actual walking time
and cost but a few dollars. Mrs.
Mitchell left New York in .June,
1012, and walked every foot of
the way alone. She is a student
of psychology, and it was with the
intention of demonstrating certain
principles in which she has be
lieved, but had never been able to
prove, that she braved the perils
of her long tramp.
Without maps or guide and
_without enduring any great priva-
for these things as a matter of
course, not as a special conces
"And it soonis to ihp thai to I>e
■ucceMfnl in their legislative en
doavors women mum follow out
thii lesson of domestic experiini •<•.
If the common welfare is at sstake
in what we demand, cajolery is
not necessary, and only excites
suspicion that It Is civic luxury;
on the other hand the chances
are strong that proposed meas
ures which must be furthered l>y
blandishment are not pood In the
sentie that they are not for the
wetfara of all. They are apt to
be fine hat and diamond laws,
instead of bread and meat legis
lation. Do you see what I mean?"
Hawed on this general principle
Mrs. Weymann has tested out ncr
code of lobbying and those who
have followed her work here, ses
sion after session, testify that tier
method Is eminently successful.
Homely and Aged Fares
Now r.-ih I:•-;<mi>ii..t
You have seen the plainest
women made beautiful and the
complexions of good looking wom
en Improved— Been oldish
faces made rminK and pretty, blem
ished and weather-beaten facaa
made spotless, white and catlny—
In less than two weeks, by a very
wimple and harmlCNß process that
acts almost like a miracle. This i.s
all there Is to It: Ordinary mer
collzcd wax, procurable nt any drur
store (one ounce will do). Is applied
nightly like cold cream, and washed
off mornings. This gradually peels
off tlie. lifeless particles of surface
skin, permitting the. underlying skin
to show Itself. The newer, fresher
skin, when wholly In evldeoca,
forms a complexion which for beau
ty and youthfulness Is Incompara
ble with one produced by other
means. A complexion so natural, so
free from artificiality, no one
guesses the seoret of Its «ci|ulre
ment. Youll not regret trying this
really marvelous treatment.
Equally wonderful Is the famous
saxollte formula for removing wrin
kles. One ounce powdered saxollte
Is dissolved In a half pint witch
haasel. Hathing the face in this Im
mediately erases the finer lines.
OradtiHlly even the deeper furrows
and crow's feet vanish completely.
One 16-ln. Great Western Hot
Blast Heater. Reg. £10 Cfl
$17.00. Special .. .$ I JiUU
One 14 In. Tubular Hot Blast.
Reg. $16.00. ¥10 nn
Special .......... $ IZiUU
One 12-ln. Tubular Hot Blast.
Reg. $15.00 "•11. | A
5pecia1,:.."....... $ I I • I U
Two 11-ln. Fire Pot Hottentot
Heaters. Reg. £C fill
$7.25. Special ..-.;,
Main 402. 1113 Tacoina it.
tions -never sleeping our doors—
this remarkable woman enjoyed
every minute of her trip. Siie
■toppA in only two hotels, rely
ing on the hospitality of poople
along the way. She was never
disappointed, she sa\ <-..
The DTlnolptM ill which Mrs.
Mttcbell believes anil which she
dei tared she lias proved are: The
"intuitive sense" as a means of
direction: tin- Importance of sug
gestion, in that we should learn
how to take that which is bene
ficial and refuse that which is not;
that motor action MUN to be an
effort when it becomes a habit;
the "philosophy of self" and the
difference between the "I find the
mo" of Prof. Win. James.
In tiossing the (Jreat American
desert, Mrs. Mitchell carried no
water. She relied on railroad ne.c
tion houses, nine or 10 miles
apart. She bail no trouble cross
ing Hi' 1 mountains, and took time
to study the luibits of the I'ueblo
Indians in Now Mexico. At Lin
coln, Neb., she m entertained by
Mrs. Wni. Jennings Hryan.
"I left friends all along the
route," anys lira. Mtti hell. "I have
promised to write to 100 families
who Rave me shelter, and 1 will
keep that promise. I averaged 25
miles a day."
Just a little care and small expense,
that's all. Isn't a head of rich,
heavy hair worth while?
Ask Yoor Doctor. iiSiiiTStSSS
Absence Makes the Heart
We'ro told, but a good portrait
of the absent one will keep
the recollection more vivid—
and comfort many a lonely
hour of separation.
THE NEW STAET
Start in the New
Year right—open an
account with the
4 o/o Co. 4 o/o
Bankers Trust Bldg.
We are making spe
cial prices on coal for a
few days only.
Fine Dry Forest Wood
We make deliveries
in Oakland addition and)
Heffller Bros. Fuel Co.