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I NKMBER OF THH 3 SCRIPPR £ NORTHWIHT ; ; l,l!A«i!B ■OK HK\V»P4I-r,UB. IVlriii «j.1.1,- !Newsl »«rrvl«Nt of th* lisited Freaia Association by direct ;l*»«*inM. I%Wi-it<:"- i-v.*-:w-,-,-.#*t w >•■•,,»..,«■ -/.: : Kvtrrrd" at i ihr !" pxMtofflra, J Tiranci, Wuh., ■■ • •■«<m<l-fln*« ' mnttrr.. Pnbllahrd by - the ■• Tnroma . Times , rub, Co. < Kvrrjr , Evening Bxecat. RumUr. , , —. Story About a Philanthropist A philanthropist should not be without repute even in his own country, and bo we'll tell you a nice story about Philanthropist T. Coleman dv Pont, of Deleware. Wo take additional pleasure in telling this story because it shows tbat the reader, no matter what his or her circumstances, can be a philanthropist. The state of Delaware was badly in need of a public highway, but Delaware is only a quiet little old state, with nothing much going on in it save telling Infernal fibs about frost, so's to justify a raise in prices of peaches; and how to get that 12,000,000 to build that highway stumped her. Private monopolies were using most of her good peach land and digging clams on the beach was falling off. In her dilemma appeared T. Coleman dv Pont, the phil anthropist with* the bay-window name first above mentioned. Grant me, offered Philanthropist T. Coleman, state power to condemn property along a right of way 200 feet wide and I'll build you a highway the' length of ti><* state. The legislature— representative part of "the people governing of, by and for the people, as .".!r. Taft would put it—grabbed the offer. Philanthropist dv Pont has announced that he will invest over $2,000,000 in Miafc highway. Incidentally, if is announced that 30 feet of his right of way will be a roadway for horse-drawn vehicles and 40 feet for automobiles; Mr. dv Pont, like a true philanthropist, desiring to please 'em all. The other 130 feet. Mr. dv Pont will philanthropically rent out to trolley, gas, water, telephone.ofl and other enterprises that have enough money to pay for the peachr kind of philanthrophy that Brother dv Pont seems to be full of. Se how nicely it is arranged? The people get their highway for Mr, dv Pout's $2,000,000. It's a peach! Mr. dv Pont gets con trol of a atrip of land clear across the state. It's a tree of peaches! Dear reader, doesn't this story clearly show you how you can become a philanthropist. No?? Well, then, given what the Delaware legislature gave good Dr. dv Pont, you could, though penniless as a father with nine unmarried daughters on the ere of December 25th, get all the hard-hearted, unphilanthroplc capitalists you wanted to go In with you on developing that 200-foot right of way. Of course, the state of Delaware could socialistically have done the same thing, but the state of Delaware is run by a "representative part" of the people, and that part knows pie when it sees it. FIItKMI'.N of the Olympic struck because she didn't have enough lifeboats. With the Titanic's fate fresh In memory, what did the Olympic's owners do? Put on lifeboats? No, sir! Put on Strike breakers. Imm - - - - ' I For a Competent Generation Wouldn't it be a mighty good thing if every American boy came out of the public school thoroughly competent to make a living at a trade or on the soil, and if every girl was trained to keep house In the most scientific way? In that case, wouldn't we have a gen eration of splendidly useful men and women? Well, while you are talking politics, trusts and tariff, Senator Page of Vermont is quietly pushing his vocational education bill through congress. It approprates $15,000,000 to be divided among the states, on condition that they supply a similar amount. It brings tato existence an entire new system of education, capable of indefl- Blte extension. Labor leaders are supporting the Page bill because they prefer public trade schools to those financed and managed by great in dustrial extension. The man and weman who suffer most in this world are those who don't know how to do any useful thing well. Senator Page's Idea is to have no such men and women in the future. TALK ABOUT heroism of operators! The operator at Tepic, Mex., ■tmyed by his key long enough to wire that the rebels were can nonading his office. I Shame! Sham* There is some whining in the Britißh house of commons over our senate's Investigation of the Titanic tragedy, on the ground that it is a "foreign inquiry into the loss of a British vessel," a pro ceeding hitherto unheard of. That's just exactly what it is. It is also an Inquiry into the -Murder of hundreds of XT. S. citizens. The investigation may lead to the enactment of laws to safeguard American citizens as the .British laws do not. That any Britain pretending to be a statesman ObjeotH to such a purpose puts shame on the whole British nation. Britain might much better get busy ascertaining why so many of fcer own citizens bad to go down with the Titanic. We KNEW we should hear it! Willie Hearst discovers that the fJHtanie went down because Its owner didn't follow his editorial ad | What Is Being Hidden? The department of justice at Washington has investigated charges against Judge Archbold of the commerce court and is keeping the facts secret on the ground that Attorney General Wickersham hasn't acted on the findings. The public is entitled to the facts. Judge Archbold Is en titled to publication of the facts. And suppression of the facts by the Wickersham department will be a public and private outrage. It is an almighty poor time for Candidate Taft to permit his departments to try to hide things from the people. Observations PERSIAN WOMEN are carrying on reform by organizing secret societies. A more man wants to know who'll keep the secrets. GERMAN has 22,000,000 females above the age of 14 and €,000,000 of them are wage earners. ICEBERGS are being encountered 100 miles south of the Titanic's course. IV 1907, 1,340,000 women were out In domestic service In Germany. Now only 1,264,000 of them work in that capacity, strike breakers! THAT DEMOCRATIC house is taking a long time.whetting the probe of the money trust. The Markets The cauliflower at the market has fallen off In quality and quan tity somewhat of late, but there is lots of cabbage. Dealers say that lemons are going to go up. Butter and eggs are the same. Carstens' lard has taken 1-2 a cent rise. Strawberries—Los / . Angeles, r,»2;«jcrate;* Florin, $2.25®2.75 cheat. lemons—s4.2s 0 5.00. , Oranges—sl.7s ©3.25. ,;f ; .-'■-• California | Grape I Fruit— 3.50 |S©4.so^^-,-;^M. ■;■.;-.- v'" ■■ x ■'.'. • Asparagus—CaliforrJa, $1.15 j#1.50 box. --.- "*•/'.:,■:• i«* Potatoes—s34 &33 ton. ■:" ' L<ettuce —$1.100 1.75. ;" w'" Turnips—sl sack. Beef — 10% ©11 He. Av^:y;; jMPork^-12H©16He^-^^o- -'-■ Oler.v —75c 1 do>., -$4.25; crate. B«ets—sl «tck.^:i4tsS»*f':>--i Onions—4%c lb. y. • '. Sweet potatoes— A %«ilb,:#^;^ '■ , JRbubarb—Hone ' grown, 3c I!*.,- i editorial Pase of €ftc Cacoma €imcs 76c box. : : - Carrots— sl sack. - r Cabbage^— 3@ 4c lb.^* .•' ; .. Spinach—9oc. ,: -■'. '.'■-■ "■ \ :: * Chicken—ls© 16c lb. \ '- Oysters-—57.50 perjsaci.: - •! Clams— sl.9o sack. ;:;'.-; ?'v-:';| •j Crabs—sl.so® 1.75 doi. -, >---' ";?■•'-''';■:' v Butt-j-. ,4 ;»',:' >• .Washington Creamery"— 260 28c. Jr--■■:--/-•;:.^v-.-~.-. t' I'-:;^ mm :• .'•■ -; "■ •.■.-; ' % ;' •.Washington Ranch— 22o 23c. v", ' WHOI,KSAI>: PRICES. : T'^-d,' '.*:•*■;'.".:;. Feed.'<>/-•■■", • -'. / Hay. $14 019 ton; oats, $42 ton: » wheat. $36©37; R shorts, $28 SO ton; bran, $26.50 ton. - OUTBURSTS OF EVERETT TRUE. INSVKKD AN INTEKEBT. Uncle Dallas Williams, while on his way to get on an excursion train to Richmond, Va., met one of his white friends, Mr. W., land asked for the loan of $5, which he got. A few days later he Went' to Mr. W.s store and returned the $5. Mr. W. asked him why he borrowed the money if he did not need it. Dallas replied: "Well, I'll tell you, boss. I hadn't never been to Richmond before, and 1 though I might git in some trouble, and I knowedif I 1 did you'd take an interest in me bo long as I owed you that money."' —Saturday Evening Post. EASY ENOI'GH. "Maw, I've come across a word that I can't pronounce." "Spell it, dear." '' G-e-o-m-o-r-p-h-y.'' "Why, that's a proper noun—Geo. Morphy. Pay more attention to what you are reading and don't bother me again."—Chicago Tribune. ,j, i HE GOT DOWN. Wife—Mercy! Look at your face! What's happened? Hub—A truck driver nearly ran over me and I called him down. Wife —But your black eye? Hub —Oh, he obeyed my call. —Boston Evening Transcript. £» $tmon HfP^ The rain fell and the damp wind blew .. . -.V.. With a clammy chill that struck clear through, '( When the tramp accosted the passer-by; , x. . • "Stranger, gimmie a dime er so . \ , •'. That'll get me a bed in a place that's dry, , r..,>;i(u. •■■: It's a beastly night for a homeless 'bo.' ." -'."..■ Gimmie a dime fer pit's sake." , •' ;- Said the man, "You look like a fraud, a fake!" t The thin tramp shivered with wet and cold. "Mehbe I am, but I'm gettln' old And I'm chilled clean tnrougn and I ain't out here . Because I'm enjoying the atmosphere. Suppose I'm a thief, a tramp, a bum, ■_■„■. A driftin' chip in the city's scum, : . I guess I kin feel the cold and wet An' I ain't out here by choice,- you bet! On a night like this most any guy ? - • Would rather be where it's warm and dry. * If this is a graft—it's a graft that's hard. And What I get—l have EARNED It; pard!"' ' Said the passer-by, "I guess you're right. . ' Here is your dime, old pal, good night!" THE EXERCISE FOR HEALTH FAD! :' —From the London "Sketch." « i-; ■' "The balaiu«-the-tab s exorcise ; for; the , nervous—the ! right ami left legs to be raised alternately.'!,, - ~;;\ -' -JvV-fe., &*«&';"£'** THE TAfIOMA TIMES. TS&MWIM& - THE BUTTERFLY. I saw a little four-year-old Out in the gross at play; He watched a little patch of sun That came and danced away. And suddenly his eyes lit up, He gave a little cry And clapped his hands in wild de light— He saw a butterfly. He followed it and tried to catch The wonder in his hands; It flitted on ahead of him Across th ■ clover-landa. Again and yet again he tried, It always flew away. And left him lonely when the sun Had vanished from the day. And through the night the little lad Would clutch his hands and cry Out from his dreams, "Oh, come to me. Bright little butterfly." ■ And this is life with you and me, Children we are who run To chase some wonder-spangled thing That glistens in the sun. And when night comes our empty hands Clutch at glad dreams that creep Up through the silence and the dark • To shine across our sleep. How rosful it must be for a suit of clothes to hang on a good round fat man. In baseball backsliders do not last long. Doesn't It stfund sort of funny to hear that a consignment of llmburger »heese has spoiled? In an Ideal world every little boy would have a chance to carry bats for the home team. A scientist Is a pesky creature who scoffs at the Idea that angle worms are rained down. One way to make children pa tient is to serve the strawberry shortcake first. It's fun to be the hero In a popular'novel. The novelist al lgws you to order such extrava £ant grub. Two cents will carry a letter asking for a seed catalogue, Ar a letter that may wta a breach-of proniise verdict. How loath some men are to think that they have had the last puff out of the cigar. University men now say that cows give more and better milk if music is played to them at milking time. Of course, one must be careful not to play "The Tune the Old Cow Died On." — Girls are always double-cross ing each other, but they are mighty particular about how they handle the men. . . .How is it that when you ring up a residence by telephone It is never a man that answers the bell ... .A cheap actor's ambition is to get himself noticed outside the theater.... They generally Bend a girl to col lege in the period of her life when she'd be a trial around the house. .. .1 know women who never travel I>ecaiiße they won't trust their husbands to remember to feed the canary bird. By The Way —Four women served as IT. S. deputy marshals at an election In Daly City, Cal., recently. Aside from the display of badges the women were not called upon to exercise any functions. The women deputized as marshals were: Mrs. Harriet Ellison, Mts. .Catherine Sexton, Mrs. G. John son and Mrs. Eliza Burt. TODAY IN HISTORY May 1, 1898, at 7:35 a. m. Commodore George Dewey gig- Madrid that Uncle Sam was llek ed. Then Dewey and his men, all fussed op-with coffee and biscuits, came back and finlnhed shelling the fortifications. Picnic and Travelers' Lunches pat up. Duenwald'g, Tacoma'a Leading Delicatessen, 313 11th, near C. ••• TUE WAITER. PATtEMT iS for. TeM MINUTEST to get HIS oßJ>eje^. FINALLY THE GUEST LOOKED UP AMO<SAIPJ*>F DEW&y STOOD THE 6TERM OF Hls Would THAT make ,m a rear admiral* wnt hit him with that rrVs.6t-A*s! i:i. \no\s "I see you're still in mourning, though your husband has been dead three years." "Yes: in the first place, I can never forget him, and" then my fiance likes me better In black." —Fliegende Blaetter. OUR PRECISE ARTIST "Damage* were recovered in the suit." "How did you feel when the train went bver the embankment and you found yourself in the icy river?" "I felt much as I fancy a father must feel the first time he sees his grownup daughter in n decollete gown.—-Chicago Record- Herald. "You clothes seem too small for you, George. Didn't your tail or have enough material " "I'm in them too far, that's aJI." "Willie, What would y6u say If grandma gave you a nickel?" "Wish it was « quarter." nailed his men to stop for breakfast. The Spanish gov ernor of Manila did not know the American code for break fast and when he saw the American ves sels, Pull in g away he wired "Gee, the floras are having tough luck. They lost four chil dren by drowning, Tom wan struck by ahair brush at his last concert and It gays here that Miss Ann Dora just had an operation for violin strings." fITfAUrO Business Office Mala 12. *,* PHI 111 I 1 N Circulation Ik-pt. Main 12. **** vr*»*'"-r : Editorial Dept. Main 79*. . OFFICE—776-758 COMMKRCK ST. " PURE FOOD LAW IS AN INFLUENCE FOR GOOD ALL ALONG THE LINE IN BUSINESS. BY ML H. W. WILEY. If tbe good which has been accomplished by the food and drags acts were confined to food and drugs alone the county has been richly repaid for its enactment. Aside from the purity and wholeßOHjeness of food products and the reliability of drugs there has been established in the trade of these two articles of commerce tbe prtneple that honesty is not only the best policy but that it is the only means of escaping the clotchea of the law. The manufacturer who formerly, under the dictates of this prin ciple and his own conscience, produced pure and wholesome articles, true to, name, was immediately confronted by a ruinous competition with a debased and adulterated article sold under the same name. He was therefore required to make his price below that of profitable production or to meet the competition by making an even more de based article. : . • Under these trying conditions honest business was almost im possible. The passage of the food and drugs act at once relieved the tension and honest in.mi were once more able to resume an honest business. This reform in the methods bf business In foods and drugs, however, was of such pronounced benefit that it 'could not fail to result in influencing all other forms of business. Throughout the business world the leaven introduced by the food and drugs act is gradually leavening the wbole loaf. There is a marked tendency to stop misrepresentation, to give an honest prod uct, and to cease exaggerating its quality. Progressive legislation along the lines of the pure food law has been enacted by the nation and by many of the states in regard to other products. The national legislature has enacted a "pure food" law for in secticides, thus guaranteeing to the farmer that the insecticides which he buys contain the poisonous properties which they are repre sented as possessing by the manufacturers and vendors. In one state, at least, a similar law has been enacted in regard to paints and a pure paint law is pending before congress. There is every reason to expect that the whole field of business will eventually be protected by the mantle of honestly which now covers tbe commerce in foods and drugs. The merchant who sells fabrics and furniture will be required to protect the purchaser just as the grocer now protects his cus tomer. The "day is near at hand when "near silk" will not sell for the real article nor split cow-hide for kid. This ethical principle will even extend farther and protect the lambs on Wall street; it will drain some of the watered stocks, and banish forever the mythical mines of minerals, the orchards existing only on paper, the lands which lie in the middle of swamps and the medicines endowed with miraculous curative powers. Already in Great Hritnin there is a law called the merchandise marks act, applying to commodities of all kinds, requiring that no false, statements be made respecting tuoir origin and character. An act of this kind comes very near answering all the conditions of trade and with every slight modifications could easily be applies to the conditions existing in the United States. The people of this country have only to become aware of the possibility of protection of this kind to insistently demand of their legislatures its enactment. We Do Not Care What Your Politics Are — We Can Please You With One of Our $15 SUITS A heavyweight blue serge that you can wear the year through, also tweeds and j fancy worsteds. it BREWITT BROS. /1217 Pacific Avenue "THE DEPENDABLE STORE" j Have You Need of a New Pair of Good Lace Curtains? If you - want to brighten up the appearance of; - your rooms a bit, you will. find that these good Cable Net Curtains will help « great deal. The; Cable Net Curtains are very durable, too, --■ and will out-last the ordinary lace curtain many months.' ,- ' ■".':,.■:' • \ ■•„' . . .'" . ,;. '.'..■■''■■ ■ .. -.-•;■• '_'•;-..■ ■.-.... ; .-■ ,■.■'.; <v-l-..;. I'v.r ■ >-■'*»- , :•"..--■-., - We have selected a few very good patterns of ', /* these curtains In the Arabian color, and have priced ■'■' them very low. - For . Instance —you can have your choice of six . .' fine patterns of these Cable NVt Curtains that we regularly sell for $2.50, but this week wte have ; \ ' — " specially priced them ':, .■'.,.1.' ■■'--.'. ''■■. .'•! ;7C <"7J? at::.; •.-.. •.. ;-»v:..;..'; .;V.Vi I .v;';v.; I ifo : •;•>> ■ - Other good values as follows: ".' - —'-..» , *-, 7. • $3.00 Arabian Cable Net •> ' y'COOC.; '' ,; ■-. 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