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The negro question is still very much alive apparently.
The advent of the democracy in Washington with' a prominent southern .
flavor to the cabinet has produced a situation that brings the old problem
f|ii«^to the attention of the people with renewed force. r^^,s'^ X' ;
. v - No overt revolution has been announced but quietly it is charged the new
administration in . several departments i has undertaken to "make the negro
keep his place" according,to old fashioned Southern standards.• j* And to this
end blacks in the government employ have found themselves shifted about or
mated until it is alleged a gradual-development of segregation is . taking
place which will ultimately eliminate the \ black employes from mingling with
Iplt is apparent that what has been done has been done calmly with much
premeditation and care to avoid arousing the nation as it is being aroused.
That the negro has seen the clever, game is evidence in itself that he is no
MDger the cringing worm of ante-bellum days but he is realizing that he is an
American citizen, with rights "and opportunities: guaranteed to him, and that
|? those rights should be respected. A'f-^li£;;W^X£> V; i ' '■'»•' ' ■.:,
The negro as a race if not all to be f desired. The same can be said of 1; the !
Caucasian. But the negro is here, he is black, he did not come of his own voli
tion, and it is up to this nation to make the best of him and make a man of him.
The nation will not stand for Jim Crowism at Washington, and the offic
ials there will discover they have made serious blunder in doing anything to
raise the issue. .-'•**
Plan Those Christmas Presents Now Ml
■: Almost everybody in this country who lives until the day will get or give a
Christmas present. Many, a very great many, won't begin to plan the present
until the holidays are near; and then they'll be caught in the shopping rush,
will be put to hurry or annoyance, will add to the strain on overworked toilers
id, by their heedlessness, will rob the great day of some part of its joy. il -:*
How much better, in every way, is the practice of a family in Philadel
phia, described in the Telegraph. Every year, not later than Oct 1, each of
this group of five begins to lay aside Christmas money. As soon as one has a
sum saved, he or she makes a list of persons to be remembered and of gifts ap
propriate and possible. Then, beginning with the top name on the list, which
rariably is mother, the author of the list sets forth to buy the gift or the ma
terials of which it is ;to be made, weeks before the stores are crowded. In this
% ? way, *'the night before Christmas" finds every member of that household
ready; indeed, the readiness runs back I for weeks. ;"■ And, thus distributed, the 7
expense and the work are both light; giving is as much a joy as receiving. Nor
is any clerk or delivery worker made the more tired. Evi;\ ■ -:■-■ ;, -•■ : ; , '."'^"/
The first of October isn't far distant and this Philadelphia family's plan
L isn't copyrighted or patented.
Time for Some More Insurgency
• In one of ■ our states— has woman suffrage, too—a millionaire is answer
ing at law to the charge of "contributing to the delinquency" of two 3 oung
girls. . ,b 4 .
It fis not our business to try this case in print. The man ■ alleges black
i; mail and it may be —that, however, is for the jury. V,
The point we seek i*> make is found in a reporter's sentence:
**As the charge against the defendant is only a misdemeanor, he will not
be required to be present at his trial."
Sob a grown man of property, if convicted, you go to the pen, for our
||la^?are ( made to be very protective of that greatest of human idols, PRQP
j^WPy^^>''';^^^;F.::;^,;; : : --:;';'.,,*.~. ; -:;vi. : ■"■■--;;,; -Si-'-"',""-":: ■ ':;"■"." •..-,■ '^;.;
But to rob a giddy and unguarded young girl of her virtue; to use the
experience, the worldly knowledge, the wealth of a man past middle life in
trapping a fluttering maiden in | order to minister to lust, that's 'ONLY A
%frcnrvin'\f ip 4 vr/VD ' >
J^K^i^me^f or, s\mw
Dr. McLeods Talks
tit's time for some more insurgency in that state. ? rs a* Stadium High
r« McLeod's Talk^
Bey. Murdock McLeod spoke to the parents and teachers at Stadium High
e»1 Thursday on teaching of sex hygiene in the schools and urged that both,
;hers and parents give their best thought to the matter of dress, morality
chivalry among the students. ' 7;. /
The thinking world is rapidly shaking off the mock modesty of the last
eration on these questions of vital import to the race and is getting ready
to face the responsibility of properly directing the young in matters of the re
i lation of the sexes and the importance of a strict and sacred morality. ■;
It is conceded that sex hygiene should be taught the child, but difficulty
in the problem seems to be a working schedule which will meet ; the require
There is very little argument on the "why" of the case now and it is
merely a question of the "how."
' Western Washington Fair ;^:^^^^^^^SgS
The Western Washington fair at Puyallup next week is more than a mere
•how for A the entertainment of the people. It is an index of the agricultural
■: nrelopment and an inspiration to the citizens to get back to the soil. -
v The one thing Rev. W. A. Moore says he became convinced of in , bis two
f^WMki^ pilgrimage among the unemployed in the Northwest this summer in
;nito, is that the people who are now crowding into the cities must get back
upon the land to work out their salvation in agricultural pursuits. ' This is the
t|concliisi6n of most thinkers who investigate social conditions. "' -:- -:': ;..■■[,
SfAs a matter of fact It is absolutely- necessary for the development of any
- ity to have a foundation laid in a productive and prosperous agricultural
•oammunity around it And,the Puyallup fair therefore, showing what can be
j teuton .the land and inspiring those already there to more improved methods,
§i*wnmMw"'diie''bf the best bcMMrt^7OT ? Tacdiia^M^^^|^^^^^^^^Sy;,':,-
X AND Are Needed
• bH •*¥ 1" 1' *^* "L"' '";' I>**-g*siS^3a
Vrains *v'j^,C ' - " ■ ■'.
■■MgIMRB^B Small word*, but
*' " "' **"" ' T""Kjlcij^^ they mean a lot, and :
3_^w. both are needed in
I^^^^ this world. It has
fi o|™B|m taken both to bring
ut the manufac
ture of men's work
-1 ing clothes to that
J^ r'r~"i:'-4^;- I^V^^B^V^B^9BBBLHBtf^BßßßV'^y^^^^^ '^ w '* L* * * ' m '^B±(K-
higli standard you
Bnd in till th^ Day's Bag Five garments. Criti
cally examine a pair of Day's Big Fiv« Overalls
uiti you will readily he convinced <»f their high
editorial Page otCfte Cacoma Citnes
Do You Fear Conmunptkm?
32 No matter bow chronic your
cough or how severe your throat
<*r lung ! ailment £ is. "j Dr. p King's
New Discovery j will f surely help
you: 3lt may Bare I your: lite. Stlll
maii, Green, of : Malichite, Col.,
writ**: "Two doctors said I had
mptlon > and» could :, not i live
two years. I i used gf Dr. King's
New DUcorery aad am alive and
.wall." Your ; money refunded fif
it £ fails ;to • benefit you. > The j best
borne; remedy J fort cough*, colds,
throat ! sad « lung ! troubles. ,; Price
tiOc and i $1.00. • Guaranteed Pby
Kyi»er.> Matetrom Drug Co., 888
Pacific \n.-vnaseiska&Btim&*
.^B^Bk. "888 l SBB 1 BBk oßk S
■ Rcnton and Wilkeson I
I Forest Wood.
I MiU and Slab Wood.
■ - ■.-ffM - t j'inrtig' A I'lilMM
The Superior Folk
Let's get together and tell ourselves
How supreme we are.
Let's perch 'way up on our lofty shelves
And gaze on life from afar;
Let's look with soora on the common herd
Who toil at a useful Job,
Let's speak of art as a magic word
And sneer at the busy "mob.**
Let's apeak of faith as an outworn thing.
Of love as a creed that's dead,
At everything simple and plain we'll fling
A barb with a poisoned head;
Let's jest at honor and sneer at law
And chortle at truth as rot,
Till people murmur "We never saw
Such a liberal-minded lot."
And while we jabber and sneer and smirk
And our words of wisdom fall
The world will trudge to its daily work
And never will care at all!
If flflE^W '^°T A 6^ BOWLEGOEp CIU. IN /1
XKAySKIRT" . /•'*
"Why don't you make that fel
ler pull out a little? I don't see
any sense in Riving him all the
"Don't-you? Well, that fel
ler'a teamin' fer th' dynamite
Lord Ballyrot in
j, While touring the far ■rf west,
imagine my surprise, old chap.
when Ia i typical cowboy iij person,
after assuring I roe that m them
ware no wild Indlar* in the re
gion, conducted smet to ,■a *? vast
green, adorned with f| bunkers,
hole«, haztarda and other minutae
of a golf links, and explained: OH
"What do you think of our
bogie | ranch, partner? Alnt this
here | the J hunky-dorlest . pill; biff
ins f corral i you f ever drew bead
on? Ml th« i bora aw getting
crazy s about f this ■; new ; tenderfoot
•awrciae for working n: pa Scotch
thlnt. It's great, bombrey. this
battiag files aoroes the patio and
trying tto stash 'em Into the fake
prairie dog boles. Let'« f get fa
bsriater j full >. of braeale j qulrta ■' and
to swatting hoot-mont confetti!" j
caaghtrou at the J-iiu again ?';^
9 H*Vi rlon't know, ma,,unless it is
■ because j you! camo'; lvi so • quietly, " T <;
Prices at the
Public Market
I Stalls Today I
. IJMb<ii7Tl«TiiK> - ■«■<■ -. a
ronne woman representative to rr
trr ■tail of the I'hMlc Market «•
rolled (juotatloa* •■ all table Ma
piles. ■■> These prices are alMekml as>
each day 1 and can be relied •■ as
«•«»••«.»-.».>. ,=-. ■.*, -,- «•-.->» jrft.i- »:^»- c
SiV - batter, KtJKa ' «a«« Cfcecae. ' " -
•■= Butter—Fancy ranch, ■ 2-lb. brio*,
»o©»Ec;* Washington, S6c, •- lb*.
»6cOsl.oo' creamery, U»330 lb., »
lbs., golden rod, 53%, .35 4* 400 lb.;
Taroma's best, »To lb.-i.v- 'r,'i».' •
M Cheese—TUiamook. - Mo lb.; Wis
consin. 16c lb.; Imported Swill
lb.; Roquefort. 60c lb.; Hew York,
•0« lb.; cream, tOe lb. .-' •.—• ■ ''. *
- —Fresh- ranch, 40c doz.;
can torn, SOc doc; Oregon. SOo doi. .
,-,••-...■.- :vt Vegetable*. " "■'■""--■'..■
New potatoes, 7 lbs..-. 10c; cauli
flower, 602*0 ■ head; lettuce,
6c; bell peppers, 16c lb.; carrots,
turnips, • green onions, beets, hot
house radishes, 3 bun.' 6 i c; ' green
corn, : 109 dos.; • green peas, Be
10c lb. cucumbers. 3 for sc; green
peas. So lb.; tomatoes, 8' lbs. ISc;
eatery, 60 mi.; string beans, 3 lbs.
10c; sweet potatoes. • 4., lbs. 16c;
dried onions, 6 lbs. 10c; wax beans,
6 lbs. 26c. x . - ,
. j., .-..<*... v...«i '•: ■ Frulta. : - ' "■ -* '
Blackberries. 6c box; peaches, 150
bskt. 45c box; oranges, 30040 c
do*.; Florida grape fruit, 10c each;
lemons, 3Sc dot.; cantaloupes, 2 for
16c; apricots, I 30c bskt.; apples, 7
lbs. 266; crab apples, 1 lbs. 10c; 85c
box; bananas, [email protected] dz.; pears,
160 doc; grapes, 30c bskt.; plums,
20c ■ • bskt; ■. raspberries. Bo box;
huckleberries, 15c lb., i lbs. 25c. ,
~-aj.t --•-■.,--; Meats. ■- ■■■ ' ■•■• ■ ' *
Roast beef, prime fib, 18c lb.; pot
roast. 18 17c lb.: « broiling beef,
12Hc lb.; sirloin, 26a lb.; . porter
house, 28t>30c lb.; T-bone, 2Se lb.;
round steak, 22c lb.; leg of lamb.
Mo; lamb chops. . «B%Z»c; mutton
chops, 12015 c; snoluder of mut
ton, 12 018 c; rout pork. IT Vie; pork
chops, 22c; veal roast IS 020 c; veal
cutlets, 25c; sliced ham. 30c; shoul
dor, 12Vi01tc; salt pork. 12tto:
pork sausage, ISc; bacon, 2Xc; corn
ed beef, boneless, 15c; brains, 15o;
liver, 10c. POUI.TBT
Hens, undressed, 26c; hens, live.
1801>o; spring ducklings. 12Via.
, - .■... . ■.■ VIIB. -- -
Halibut. 12Hc; salmon, 15©20 c;
black cod, I2He; rock cod, 16c;
found smelt, 10c; shrimps, 2 lbs. 26c;
brick codfish, 20o; Alaska herring, 8
for 10c; anchovies, 16c per qt.; kip
pered salmon and kJpperedo od, 15c
lb.; kippered herring, 16a lb; crabs,
25c each; clams, 3 lbs. 10c; red
snapper, 10c lb.; Olympla. oysters,
460 pint; eastern oysters. 4to pint.
I Wholesale I
/ Quotations
.';■*<■.■«',;•'!.,-; ' lilvearosik. ';., -,- ..',. .- ■
n.:t'? !: (Buying Prices.) ?■:.%»" '•
Cows ..... «Calves .... !O»e
Hogs .... ;...»cWethers [email protected]
Lambs .6Ho«HcKwen .. ....4^o
■• Butter and •'••vs» - ■-
Ranch Butter. 25028 a. -
Strictly fresh ranch eggs, [email protected]
:'--: ■ jrouttry. - —
Hens .... ... 13c Spring ducks.
Springs, ISOI7O.
- Joithtiffc Quotations.
The following prices are fur
nished the Times dally by leading
firms engaged *In . the various
lines of fruit, produce, meats, pro
visions, etc. These prices are paid
by the retailers to tha commission
men: '-<■■■■■■ ;■■ ■ •' . ,-.- -. -
Batter, Cheese aael Eggs. *
Cheese-—Wash., 17McO18c; Till*
■nook, 17017HC. ■ —.
. Fresh Ranch Eggs—39c; storage
30a. - ---- ..-.--. . .- ■. .-,
• Butter—Washington creamery
[email protected]; Oregon, 30c; Eastern, J2e.
■, m& .-•■ Fresh -tleata. - -
Steer beef, 14He; cows, 14c; half
era, -.. Me; ■ hogs, -- trimmed sides,
1714 c; do combination, 17c; whole
hog, 14c; ■ small veal, .-" 12 a Ho;
heavy veal, SO lie; ewes. lie; mut
ton, wethers, 16Mic; lambs. 14c -
t-».*rtw»r».^> ■raAaa, ■.■_.-.... „ -.
.Oranges—3s.7 50 1.00.
"" Cantaloupes— 1191.26. ' '
- Peaches— 35c box. - '
—Crabapples, 60c; cooking
750*1; table, $1.2 i. . <««•••».
Fears—6EcO7s«. .... ." ' :V. >W:-t* "'"
. drapes—Halaca. ' $1.85; Tokay,
$1.16; black, $1; Concord, bskt., 1,5.
Watermelons—H4c lb. '
Bananas —Vie lb. m. ; ' : ■
, Grapefruit—}s.6Oo«.'O box.'
'Lemons— , „ . t
Huckleberries— lb."
i;- ■ :■■- ■ .-.- Vegetable*. ,
Green onions—2oc doz. '
Lettuce — - $14*11.25 : box
head, home grown. 2So doa.
■ Onions —Yellow, , $1.65 sack.
- Rutabaga. $1.36 sk. ■- . - -
'Spinach— lb. » -.
v Turnips— «k. " ' . ,:-■.- :-
--i Tomatoes— 608760.
-Carrots—sl.2s sk. ■—,■.
'-• Potatoes—s2o - tan; Whits River,
Parsley—Jso ds. bo.'•";'' / '.'.
" Radishes— SOo ds. bu. '■ : ■':.■
■ Cucumbers— doz. ' ~
Cabbage—Local, Hi o lb. '
Green and wax beans—7* lb.
v-- Cauliflower —Horns - r - grown, ..,- $1
°Egg Plant— *% Ota. !
... Parsnips—Jl.26 sack. l^*SMSsS^
'.'• Corn —ISo dos. --. .-■•.'-'/ «-/■." •
- Bell peppers—sl.6o box.
'I: Celery—75c do*.; ,• ; ■'-„■;->,:
<: Sweet Potatoes— 12.31."' »f
NOW $1.00
Expert Examination Free of
Chicago Eye Specialists
SSS-88 I'ruTideut Bldg.
- C is ■-.'■ insurance against ." - : ■ ■•
; Want. :■• Nothing' gives .'
1 1 - one a greater feeling •: •
of SECURITY than
--^"f. MONEY :IN THB '.',.- V
- BANK. 1
, ,^; We pay FOUR PEE -, /
■ >-■'; i^^wiflSS
Tacoma Savings
flf Bank and T -
Trust Company
Cor. 11th and Pac. ay. -
The Bank of Calif ouul
Hatabfished 1864.
Capital and Surplus . $jyß
B*n Fronc(*co Portland jflH
Here are some of the essays and letters that came in this week.
Michael Earle, 12 years old, who lira* at 709 Cedar street and goes
to the St. Leo's boys' school, wina the dollar prize.
This week I did not Judge the prize essays) myself, but turned
them all aver to Mr. James W. Egan, the baseball writer of the
Times. He is a critic on baseball, and I thought he would be a
better Judge of essays on baseball than myself. He says that the
essays are all so good he had a hard time deciding which was the
M&ytyi he selected Michael's essay because It was about the Ta
coma Tigers, but anyway he picked It out from the others as the
beat and moat neatly written of all the essays. Jot McKean, whose
slater won the prize two weeks ago, also has a dandy essay. I wish
the members would read all the •■says carefully and then write
essays on the next subject. I will announce next week's essay on
Monday. Tour friend,
FiiWT ritixrc
"Baseball to the national game in America. It Is played in
most every state. It can be played in a dirty or clean way, Just
as the players feel We have a team in this city called the 'Tigers.'
They are In fifth place In the Northwestern league race. McGlnnlty
is the owner and a pitcher. He Is now among the best pitchers in
the league, winning near 2 3 games.
"We have other fine pitchers such as Olrot, Kurfeas, Kraft.
Kaufman, Belford. The Tigers have had hard luck this season but
will have better next.
"70» South Cedar street, Tacoma, Wash."
"Puyaliup, Wash..
"Sept. 16, 1913.
"Dear Uncle Ted:
"I was very much pleased when
I received my membership card
last week and still more pleased
to learn that my sister Marion
had won the dollar prize. There
is one mistake that was made
though. I lira a boy and not a
girl. No one was at fault though
as my name sounds like a girls.
I like the stories that you print
In the 'Circle' very much. In
closed is my exposition ? (?) about
"Your nephew,
"Joy Bales McKean.
"Baseball is the 'National
Game' of the United States. It
Is one of the most enjoyable
games there is. It is fun to watch
a game of baseball or play In it.
Would it not be fine if you could
knock out a '■home run' with the
bases full and win the game for
your team. That Is one of the
most desired objects of profes
sional ball players.
"To American boys the 'Na
tional Game' is easy to learn but
to foreigners it Is very hard.
People who do not understand
baseball ask so many foolish
questions about It that one who
knew the game would almost die
laughing at them. I.lke the
Irishman who asked a player who
had Just cracked out a three-bag
ger, why he did not run right to
third base instead of to first,
second and then third base. Base
ball is now played In France and
is rapidly progressing In Im
portance In other European
countries. Baseball la one of
the best games on the face of the
"Lieut. Joy Bales McKean."
"Baseball is my favorite sport
and I guess in all America. I go
to all the games I get a chance.
1 went to a double-header Sun
day. MoOlnnity pitched the first
gam« and held them rnnless
while the Tigers hit Njtrveson
for four runs. The second game
was a hit and run game for the
Tigers and the Bees could not bit
Qlrot and Tacoma won nine to
"Lieut. Merlin Enrigfat."
"Tacoma Wash .
"Sept. 11. 1»13.
"Dear Uncle Ted:
"I am sending my application
to admittance to your Circle. I
go to the Central aye. lam a
little girl 11 year* of age and
have heart trouble and oan't go
to school very much so I thought
I would Join your Circle to pass
away my time. My cousin Hhea
Ravnberg Is a member of your
"Yours truly,
"Neoma Rosenfeld.
"R. F. D. No. 4, Box 280.
"Spanaway, Wash.,
"Sept. 16, 1913.
"Dear Uncle Ted:
"I couldn't write that other
essay about 'My Teacher,' be
cause our sohool never started
until the fifteenth. I am very
glad that you made me a lieuten
ant. We got your letter and
was very pleased with ifc
"Prom your loving
"Lieut. Luther DUley."
"Baseball is a good healthy
game for boys. It teaches them
to be quick and spry and get on
with their work at home more
cheerful. A baseball game Is
very Interesting to see. If the
men on each side have neat uni
forms It gives them more cour
age. The men want to be pleas
ant and not cross. If the men
or boys were, cross or not pleas
ant they wouldn't play • good
game. /
"Luther Dilley."
*Buraner, Waih.,
"Hept. le, 1918.
"Dear Uncle Ted:
; ? "I : received | my ;certificate and
am ■ very proud | and i thankful ', to
yon ; for j making ime a i lieutenant
of & your Interring circle. 1
Friday, 19,1913.
watch every night for the mail
man to bring the Tacoma Times
and I hasten to read the circle
corner. I think John M.-Keana
Idea for a badge or flower for the
members of the circle would be
"Should children under 16
year* of age attend baseball on
Sunday? I shall use this as a
question as well as a text. I hay«
three playmates all under 16. I
asked their father if they oould
go to Sunday school with me. He
said I have cut out that Sunday
school business. They wanted to
go but could not. (But most every
Sunday afternoon he takes them
to see a ball game. lam a lit
tle girl, eleven years old. I have
never seen a ball game but my
daddy cays when I am older he
will take me and explain it to me
as he is an old time catcher In a
team in Schenectady, N. V., and
has a beautiful silver cup present
ed ihlm on the second day of Sep
tember, 1889, for a score of four
to two. He made three base
hits and two home runs in that
game. He never plays any more.
He always reads the baseball
news In the Tacoma Times while
I like Uncle Ted's corner best.
"Very truly yours,
"Ueut. Isabel McFadgen."
Strengthen Weak Kidneys.
Don't suffer longer with weak
kidneys. You can get prompt re
lief by taking Electric Bitters,
that wonderful remedy praised by
women everywhere. Start with
a bottle today, you will soon feel
like a new woman with ambition
to work, without fear of pain.
Mr. John Cowling of San Fran
cisco, writes:—"Gratitude for
the wonderful effect of Electrlo
Bitters prompts me to write. It
cured my wife when all else
failed." Good for the liver as
well. Nothing better for Indi
gestion or biliousness. Price,
60c and $1.00, at Ryner Malstrom
Drug Co.. 938 Pacific ay.
Columbia Hall
Outing Trips Solicited.
Call Main 100*.
Stand—Stratford Hotel.
Thomas Auto Livery Co.
The Scandinavian American
Bank anticipates the require
ments of Its customers by plac
lnging at their disposal a ser
vice of unusual efficiency.
Visit Western Washing
ton Fair at Puyaliup
September 23 28
Your account subject to
Check cordially Invited.
11th and Pacific Are.
. .^Earty.l*ai^^;^||g
' ' > ~i ln 3 the » practice of sj^
•elf-denlal; instruc
tion uto the use
- and T&hM or money; . :,
opportuaitiea for earn
ing and «avlng money;
an thef* Urn« Uf fix
the children In th«

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