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Monday, Feb. 28,1916.
Ladies' and Misses'
Coats and Suits — one
of our sensational offer
Your choice of these
Coats and Suits that
sold as high as $32.50
Of course you can have
Credit if you want it. I
1128_ Broadway, Upstairs,
WALK UPSTAIRS—SAVE *10
TO RAISE HEALTH
STANDARD IN U. S.
NEW YORK, Feb. 28—A com
mittee waa appointed yesterday
of prominent members of the
National Housewives' league to
consider plans for the betterment
of the nation's health. TUey be
lieve that In case of war the couir- J
try should put trained men in
the field, rather than an army of
IT'S YOUR LIVER!
Don't .stay constipated
with breath bad, stom
ach sour or a cold.
Enjoy life! Liven your
liver and bowels to
night and feel fine.
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jWORK WHILE YOU SLEEP,
Tonight sure! Remove the liver
and bowel poison which is keep
ing your head dizzy, your tongue
coated, breath offensive and
stomach sour. Don't stay bilious,
sick, headachy, constipated and
full of cold. Why don't yon get a
box of Cascarets from the drug
store now? Bat one or two to
night and enjoy the nicest, gen
tlest liver and bowel cleaning
you ever experienced. You will
iwake up feeling fit and fine. Cas
oarets never gripe or bother you
all the next day like calomel, salts
and pills. They act gently but
thoroughly. Mothers should give
cross, sick, bilious oa feverish
obildren a whole Claret any
time, They are h/f/ n!e_s and
children love them.
■** Still Chance to Get
'The Rose Garden Husband 9
For Ten Cents
Did you fail to start "The Boss Garden Husband"? Or miss
a few copies because you were not a regular subscriber?
Well, if so, we are not going to penalize you.
If you hurry, there is still a chance for you to get this great
standard novel at Times prices. Only now it will cost you ten
cents instead of six.
Just call at The Times office with a dime.
The circulation manager has a few dozen bundles of last
week's issues complete.
For the dime he'll pass out one of those bundles. Beats fork
ing over one-fifty, eh?
Or, for two cents more he'll mail the bundle to any address
you order. If you liked the story—and you did, didn't you? —
that will be an easy way to pass your enjoyment along.
But you'll have to hurry, for the supply is limited.
SEARCH CANNED POISON
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Feb. 28—A search for the
mysterious source of ptomaine poisoning has begun in the laborator
ies of the University of Washington, under the direction of Dr. John
Weinzlrl, head of the department of bacteriology. The material that
is being used in the Investigation was sent in by Dr. Thomas Tetreau,
health officer of Nortli Yakima. A housewife in that city opened ■
Jar of home-canned corn. It tasted spoiled, and after having eaten
a spoonful she threw the remainder to the chickens. She soon died
as a result of ptomaine poisoning, and 80 chickens that ate the corn
SEED CORN WEEK BEGINS
DES MOINES, la., Feb. 28.—This Is seed corn week in lowa.
Following a wet, cold Biiminer, the corn crop was a partial failure,
and examination of seed corn lias shown that a surprising amount of
it will not germinate. So alarmed are the experts that they con
vinced Uov. (ieo. W, Clarke that lowu face:l another bud corn year,
this time from a light crop because of poor seed corn, and be lias de
signated this week as "Seed Corn Week," during which every farmer
Is urged to test his seed corn.
SAVES HER PENNIES NOW
LONDON, Feb. 28.-- Lady Mabel Smith, sister ol' Karl Fitzwil
liam, today admitted that before the war she bad never saved a
cent, but that during the war she lias closed her home and dismissed
her servants; has her shoes re-soled; has stored her automobile,
refused to buy expensive gowns and flowers: dociined lo use butter,
buying margarine, and is putting all her savings into the national
URGES DEFENSIVE CANAL
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 28. —The example of the German
fleet riding safely at anchor in the Kiel canal harbor and picking its
own time for combat, was cjted today by .Senator Saulsbury of Dela
ware as his reason for demanding that 4!) miles of defensive canals
be dug in Ibis country. The two waterways he proposes, one of 1 3
miles from Chesapeake to Delaware Bay and one from Trenton, N. J.,
across to Raridan Bay, would provide an inner harbor from the Vir
ginia -Cai _s to Naragansett Bay. v
BOY IS HERO OF RESCUE
OSKALOOSA, la., Feb. 28—By the bravery of Hay Kllis, an
18-year-old boy, Charles Thomas was taken half frozen and nearly
lifeless from a tree in the flooded and ice-packed Dcs Moines river
Saturday night, in a thrilling rescue. After seeing big companion
drown, Thomas bad clung to the branches seven hours. Thomas ni'd
A. E. Rommell, engineers, were ln a party trying to dynamite ihe
ice floe when they were swept into the stream. Kominell perished.
RECRUIT TROOPS IN U. S.
HONOLULU, T. 11., Fb. 28.—Three men, one of them a recently
discharged sergeant in the Fourth U. S cavalry, are held here todui
on a charge of recruiting American soldiers for service in the Hritish
army. Documents found on their persons showed that ISA recruits
had been secured by them and that 154 of these had gone to the
front. The malority of the recruits had purchased their discharge
from the U. S. army with the aid of the alleged conspirators.
WILDUOSE, N. D., Feb. 28.—Tree-eating, dog-fiirbting, thieving
minis are pestering farmers in this district and hintle'ln>? agricul
tural progress, the farmers say. Because shepherd dogs have been
whipped In encounters with rabhits. it's becoming difficult to net
a dog that will attack them.
BRIDE OF 15 IS
FORT WORTH, Feb. 28.— Mrs
Kate Vance Harison, 11 bride of
Charles Harrison, who released
on |2,.".00 bond today. The cou
ple were arrested in connection
with the murder of W. It. War
ren, hotel man, who Mrs. Iliirri
boii claims wronged her before
OF JEWS TO U. S.
\K\V YORK, Feb. 28.—Leon
Sanders, bead of a Jewish immi
gration society, predicted a great
Influx of Jews after the war. He
said yesterday that there were
6,000,000 Jews in Europe abso
lutely without food or resources.
TOUCH OF SPRING
CALLS FOLKS OUT
Yesterday's touch of spring
drew hundreds of people from
their homes. Automobiles which
had been put up for the winter
were taken from their garages.
The parks were filled and the
street car men were worked to
the limit. Picnickers sought the
lakes. Even a few gardens were
started. It was some day.
HAPPIEST WOMAN SHOCKS GOTHAM!
POOR, BUT SPURNS $40,000 AS USELESS
NEW YORK, Feb. 28.—Ltttl.
old New York hag had the sensa-1
Won of the winter, and It does not
concern sin, sex or society.
Miss Edith Kltclilng haa made
THE TACOHA TIMEB
Mermaids, Clad In Bathing
Suits, Frolic in the Snow
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.Alice Mackenzie enjoying snow I'ighi. with only a bathing suit
to protect her from the cold. Inset: Ivy Crosthvtuite, at top, anil
Alice Mackenzie coasting on mountain side.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28.—The
Southern California Mermaids, a
girls' club here, takes a jaunt ev
ery February to snow chid moun
tains. They revel In the snow in
precisely he same brief apparri
that clothes them In the water.
Two of the star revelers are Ivy
Crothwalte and Alice Mackenzie, i
"Don't you get cold?" the girls
"Indeed not," Miss Crosthwnite]
said. "We always go on a d~>s'|
when the sun is shining and it isj
really quite pleasant on tlie
"Of course," Miss Mackenzie
added, "we don't go In our barei
feet as we d oin the water. We I
wear tenuis shoea and socks and
Mrs. Ktlith Hitching, who, sur
roiiiided by the gayety and wealth
of the world's iiiunrst city, re
fuses 944>,<NM) legacy.
all Broadway take notice by RE
FUSING GOOD MONEY—-and a
wad of it, ut that!
in a little brick house lives
Miss Hitching, in a hall bedroom
—a quaint little figure with gray
hair, dressed In gray, short, full
gown, with heavy gray stockings
"I haven't time to talk," she
said. "There are hundreds of
letters upstairs awaiting me, and
1 have been pestered to death by
people who won't believe 1 have
refused the Ripley estate.
"Why is it so hard to make
people understand there still are
those who will give up money
Getting along %s well as she
can on $330 a year, Miss Kltch
ing refused to accept a cent of
$40,000 of the estate of her un
cle, Francis F. Ripley, who died
Nov. 11, 1915.
The courts may decide she is
entitled to the entire $200,000,
but that, to, she spurns.
"Do you mean to say you live
In New York on $25 a month?"
"That is all I have " -h_ aald
we are comfortable until the shoes
get wft through, then, 1 must
confess, ii is rather unenmforta
ble. Hill if we happen to be on
Mt. Lowe, or Haldy, there Is al
ways a rip-roaring fire in the tav
ern and qulckl) thaw ourselves
This unique sporting event
started as a stunt, .hist as the an
nunl dip in the surf on New Year's
by the San Francisco Olym.iic
club bet in, It was suggested to
the -.irls that they go from the
surf to the snow as a lark. They
were !_red to wear ilieir bathing
suits and were as hiucli surpiised
as anybody lo learn that they
could do so without freezing.
"II is no colder than the surf,"
Miss CrosthwaltO declared.
"And are you happy?"
"Only one thing can make
me unhappy, and that is that
] should fall into sin!
"Poverty — what the
world calls poverty—poof!"
an she blew it away with a
French gesture, although
Hhe Is American horn.
Miss Kitching is one of tho
few perfectly happy women in
this big, unhappy city-
She is living for an ideal, and
the work-a-day world may chase
itself. She has put the Tolstoi.n
philosophy into practice.
"I have no particular use for
money," she said. "I am livina?
to carry out the great work
started here in the eaft side in
1898 by Thomas Davldßon —the
greatest educator, perhaps, th s
country ever knew. He taught
a class of Russian Jews for two
years, lie died In 11»00."
The man or woman who falls
or refuses to examine the prices
on our stock of groceries willfully
thrown their money away.
Open Saturday, Feb. 10.
1316 Pacific Aye.
BFFECTIVE AFTER AUO. 1
Leave Tacoma Len»e Rnckloy
10:0© a.m. 8:00 a. m.
11:80 p. m. 12:30 p. m.
•8 00 p. in. . 00 p m.
•Except Sat. and Sunday.
Sat. nnd Hun. Only.
f_eavo Tacoma 11:80 p. m.
OFFICK and DEPOT
I'ti llt an Drug Htore
Oth and Pacific Are., Tacoma
ttT.im<l Trip SI.IMt: NingU «. v
■ It Here Tl
SAYS THE GIHL ON THE FILM:
finSfS^C^t. Such things as
VVC_VJP_I come to Ihe man
]*9>JlcSfJskr w I'O waits iira-
C **^^_1_ seldom the;
X >^ Wl things he has j
_/■/ een waiting for.
Turks are rouleil by South Af
rican troops in Egypt.
Austrian troops W3MOO Al
banian port of Durazzo.
City Clerk Nlckeus warns vot
ers to register now. Books close
Learn to dance at the McKin
ley Diiva ing Academy. Begin
ners' classes, Monday und Thurs
day nights, H to ttM p. in. Reg
ular llill" llli; l> i» tO midnight.
Scenic atlructions of Washing
ton good roads are to be subject
of descriptive matter prepared by
Dean Henry Landis of the Univer
sity of Washington and published
by the National Highways associa
COMMERCIAL BINDERY A
PRINTING CO. Main 117- adv.
Mrs. tannic D. Lai bain, M,., I.
cremated when home of her boii
at Toledo is destroyed by fire.
Eight horses hitched to old:
building at Cli.saw run away, tab
ing building with them.
Viking Halr Tonic. Why -to.,
bald. Box 10, Tacoma. "adv."
"Three-Fingered Jack" Godwin
meetings in the First Methodist
church will continue this week,
the eighth since they began.
H. K. Carter,! or denning. ¥03]
Fidelity bldg. Main MM. adv. |
As result of being knocked
down by highwaymen, Bishop
Thomas C. Carter of the United
Brethren church, dies in Cincin
Sec Dr. C. Brunn, 812 Nat .
! '.rally bldg., for all kinds of atom
«cb ami nervous disorders. adv
Settlement ot strike of WAO9
workers in Cudahy and Armour
packing house plant at Sioux City
Cut flowers knd floral work,
llin/. florist, So. Tth and K. adv
National Association of (.eiin.-in
Publishers is organized in Chi
McLean the contract mover.
Main 1M..0. w adr.
Costa Rica In shaken by severe
British steamer Suev ier, from
New York for Havre, has been
abandoned afire at sea.
Dr. Robluson, Dentist, Natlonnl
..ealty building. adr
Officers of I. S. destroyer
Whipple begin investigation to
find out what members of (he
crew painted '■madhouse 1' In red
j letters oti the bow of the war.hip.
Diamond Kings. $.. to JM-.o
Pfaff, Jeweler, 1147 Brdwy. adv
Haakon B. Chrlstensen i Van
couver, II- ('., Is drowned in surf
iat Venice. Cal.
Ruby Bartol, Mrs. .losje Horn
and three men sentenced to long
prison terms in San Quentln
prison for maltreat ing 1 I-year-old
girl, are paroled.
The It. of R. T. ball in Klks'
new hall, March 17. Admission,
Tiny HroMiltt b 1.. one of the
most sensational avißtric.es in the
country, Is married at San Diec;o,
Fat men are barred from hold
ing official positions In New York.
Andrew Wendell and Martha
Olson, both of Seattle; J. M. Du
blasiewlcz of Dupont and Edith
P, Rockey of Raymond; Edwin
Nordliind and Anna Harm, both
of Tacoma; W. L. Conroy and ,
Helen M. Davies, both of Tacoma;
A. R. C. Klalber of Seattle and ,
Hellen A. O. Beven of Victoria,
B. 0.1 X 11. Betzen and Sadie E.
Victor of Seattle; O. R. Deßuler of
Bremerton and Clara Conner of
DIES AS PAUPER
ST. IX.UIB, Feb. 28.—Jacob
Ropp, 78, died a pauper yester
day. His brother found a safe
deposit box key ln hla room and
found the dead brother had $18,
000 hoarded away in a local
OAR BON ADO-WII.KESON
Of flee and Depot, Tourist Hotel
1018 Pacific Aye.
Leave Carbonado . .7:20 a. in.
Leave Wllkeson . ... 7:41. a. in.
l/eave Tacoma . . . .4:SO p. in.
Sim!iii_ March 11, no will
make two trips dally.
HOMETHINO NKW FVICRV _Aj______________,
THE Bl'BY STORE ON PACIFIC AVENUE.
An EXTRA Day in 1916
An Extra Twenty Four Hours to Waste or to
Come to the Peoples Store
Prosperity Sale Tomorrow
We arc going lo celebrate this most unusual
event. The movement for Prosperity Day is
nation wide—on this day when every wage
earner receives an Extra Day's pay and every
liiisini'ss mail receivel an extra day's revenue
—is indeed a good time to think, talk and feel
It Is Here, Let the
Our celebration will take ihe form of an unusu
al selling. Every department in ihe store is
prepared to give you Splendid Bargains for
Come down and share in this feast that means
prosperity to your pocket.
New Peril to
Here are the latent moves Id
the Russian drive In the far east.
(1) shows where the nortli wing
of the Turks, defeated at Er
z.erman, is falling back on Trebi
zond, which Is threatened also
by the Russian Ulack sea fleet.
(2) shows the Turkish center re
treating to Erslnjnn. I 3 ) Indi
cates the third Turkish army,
now rut off from communication
with the others, and fleeting to
ward Dlarbekr. (4 I denotes the
route of the Russian advance;
once Oiey reach Ras-el-Ain, which
In the present terminus of the
Bagdad railway, they can effectu
ally block further supplies being
sent to Bagdad and will .lltl
mntely be ln a position to follow
the railway toward the Mediter
| ranean, thus cutting off the Uer-
llth St., Opp. Poatoffleo
Leave Tacoma, i a. m.. 4pm
Leave Eatonvllfs. t a. m .
I:$0 p. m.
iniin advance on the Suez caual.
(5) shows where a Hritish lorce
is surrounded by Turks at Kut-el-
Aniura, to whom relief Is coming
up the valley of the Tigris, forui
ing a new peril lo the Turks.
Rev. A- D. Shaw in his sermon
last night at tho East Congn
tlonal church, said th*t society
was nearing moral bankruptcy
through cards, cocktails and
Leaves Donnelly Hotel, Taco
ms, at 6 a. m. and 4 p. m.
Leaves Kneelaod Hotel.
Olympia, nt 8 a m. and 4:44
Phono: Main T«&
Subject to chango without