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Keeping American Flag on Pacific Means Flying It For Coolie Labor SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Aug. 25.—The Chinese coolie has been driven from the decks of so-called American merchant ships on the Pacific mi,in And when the coolies were forced out there was no "Ameri canism" left. FOR THE AMERICAN-OWN ED MERCHANTMEN ON THE PACIFIC, DEPENDED UPON ORIENTAL, CRIOWS, AND PAID LESS THAN ONE-FOURTH OF THE PREVAILING WHITE MAN'S WAOE. The Pacific Muil Steamship Co. and the Dollar Steamship Co., the only carriers operating under the Ktars and strlpee from this to Oriental portß, have quit. The reason assigned is the La Folletet- Furuseth seamen's act Which compels compliance with Ameri can wage standards from all ves sels entering our portß. Both employed Chinese aea men exclusively in their trans- Pacific service. THE STARS AND STRIPES HAS FLOATED OVER FORE CASTLES CROWDED WITH CHINESE AND LASCARS. OVER FORECASTLES FROM WHICH EVERY AMERICAN STAND ARD OF LIVINO HAS BEEN ELIMINATED! ItiKlit now It looks uk If eltlier the <iuii.i-.iaii T.imi-n is <]oome<l to I>e «i|ie<l entirely from tlie «i vii-in -I'll before the cheap coolie of the Far Kiint, or The \iui>i i>.-• • i -<>v* in il vessel, uli.ii li liuh operated with Orient al crews and Oriental standards In competition with Japanese mm h.uii ni.-ii for tlie trails-Pa cific trade, must «)iiit. Klther one spells a gloomy prospect for the triumph of American trade expenslon. Government operation of a na tional merchant marine seems to Good Fellowship is often brewed Into a cup of _^B BCy. Coffee when yon have the BtWft> right brand Many a man will offer to help with the dishes It Jy s '''' ' Jllsl li;"' '' ''"'' "' K°°d fl BL j touting, deliriously flavored ■vTT/ /«Lr» fr I Will liit the spot every time Jr^^JJtfr\MkJl\ \ ■""' >°" ttrc SUI"e '" nave a II Hh 1 \ happy household If you tr> ! ■ H I I this very fine blend. V IB There is no harm in good Oof y/ I tVHBV fee and we recommend I'Ain I IWSH' MONT COFFEE as being the iPI 1 flj best obtainable. Just one trial Kept Clean in Airtight Tins 1-liU. TINS 40c * || f% a-LBTiNs 75cAH urocers MY CRITICISM OF THE TIMES This blank to bo filled out in full by every competitor for the editor's prize of $10 for the best suggestion to improve The Times. Name .-.-, Address • My chief reason for taking The Times is I (always, occasinnally, never) read the sport page. I think this of it My opinion of The Times editorials :...*..., I (always, occasionally, never) follow The Times comics. Of the Married Man, Stella and Gertie, Nlc Nimble, the little movie strip, Hong Kong Kolumn, Everett True, Satterfleld's car toons, Junior Office Boy, Household Hints, Squirrel Food and Monkeyshlnes, my favorite is. ... ; my second favorite . . .■ r I read (do not read) The Times movie department. What I think of it My favorite Tlmea writer i I read (do not read) Cynthia Grey's department. My opinion of it .; I read (do not read) Confessions of a Wife. My opinion _. I read (do not read) City of Tacoma's official notices. < I read (do not read) the classified advertising. lam interested in what class of Tacoma merchants' display advertising? My Idea of advertis ing , Of all )he recent articles In The Times which I can recall, I liked best •.. Times feature* I should like to see eliminated .............,. New features I should like to sec in The Times •«t •.. •:«.• KimuSOTH SAYS: "The Seamen's Law will | give America every advant age over other nations, be cause it will attract to this | country the most skillful | seamen of the world and I will place American mariners | | on a plane that they need not be ashamed of. Unless the act is enforced, Asiatics will rule the sea." Furuseth, in replying to I the statements of C.apt. ? Robt. Dollar, declared the Dollar Steamship Co. owned iMf tramp steamers, all of | which were built In England, | were manned by British sea men and were registered In British Columbia. «> <$ be the only hope. This Is one of the biggest prob lems facing the Wilson adminis tration. It will become acute Nov. 4, when the seamen's act becomes effective. u.s.lniversity ahelptopeage OAKLAND, Cal., Auk. ll.— SiiK^nsting the founding of a na tional university at Washington, D. C, P. P. Claxton, U. S. com missioner of education, at the luncheon of the American School Peace league, said that this would be the shortest cut to Interna tional peace. He suggested that 1,000 of the beHt professors in the countyr be placed on the faculty of the pro posed university, which would be to all nationalities. It. I. Schueriii and the S. S. Manchuria, one of I'.-u ili< Muil wwrnim State fuir lit Centrnlia shows fineßt exhibitß of corn state ever . llli.'i SCCII. • .■■mill,i- Flynn's Healtli lln-.nl. tiold at Crcsrent Butter Store, 1104 Mttikit Kt. "adv." Ontrnlia is tliinkliiK <>f bnyiiiK fine, big park system. (■eornc S. Duvls, the "Haw^ball today" man, arrested on dener tion and non-support chiirges preferred by his wife. Real Whole Wheat Health Bread. Duenwald'ti, 313 Utli. "adv." T. K. Byrnew, formerly with New Haven railway, floating a $12,000,000 steamship line to run between Boston and Pacific coast ports. Cut flowers and floral works. Ilin/., florist, So. 7th and K. adv. Khiti William smrK personal letter to Czar Ferdinand of Bul garia, telling him how friendly the two countries should be. Ted I iiiin of Auburn, who ran away July 3 to join the navy, re ported drowned in Alaskan wa ters. Adam Vetter, expressman, giv en 10 days In jail for second of- THE TACOWA TIMES fenso of driving horses while in toxicated. I'ill I. Ills lirinji MMi I rum old to new St. Joseph's hospital. IMtM forest five started DO miles southeast of Portland, Ore., by electric storm. Big fires also reported near Vancouver, B. C. STANLEY BELL TICINTIXG CO. "adv." Mi-. 0. A. li.iil.n nan found to liuvß poinleil a pistol at O. T. llolii i! and wife, but Justice, Gra ham pronounced her "not guilty ' because the pointing was done when the Holluns came to her house .riiii demanded that she niovo. Park hoiml employes li.v <■ di ill at Point Defiance. New auto hose can be rushed to any point in park in 10 minutes. Residence of A. 10. Tlrown, 2fiO3 North Bth street, damaged $400 by fire. Halibut hliortiiKe to nearly over; supply of salmon still short but bettering. F. ROCKEFELLER SUED BY WIDOW EEANKILOCKEFELLEE Frank Rockefeller, brother <»f .Icrlm I)., who is sued for more than $100,000 ilHiiiiiK<-s by Mrs. lint lv» Leland, a Montreal widow, who i'li:n'K<'s Hint lip defrauded her of 9100,000 in a stock deal. WHOLESALE jl QUOTATIONS I Prices Paid I'roducen For f I Heats, Batter, Eggs, Poultry I Livestock — Cows, 406 Vie; hogs, 6% ©8c; lambi, 8e; dresv ed hogs, 12c; steers, 7@7%e; heifers, 6&@7%c; dressed veal, »@llo. Butter «nd Eggs—Ranch buU ter, 28@ 29c; strictly fresh ranch eggs, 28 @ 30c. Poultry — Chickens, dressed 12016 c; ducks. 12c; squabs, f| ©2.2f: rabblu. 8 0 90. \ Belling l>ricaa to Retailers"? I For Butter, Eggs sad C'lum I Cheats—W«shlngton, l&o; XI? laniook, 16c. Eggs—Fresh ranch, I*o 30«. Butter—Washlngtoa SfS»»ef». ISO 29c. Wholesale Meat »»|ii—. rre#h Meat* — Steers. 11 Vi « TACOMA TO HAVE GREAT LABOR PARADE Tiiiiiina is to have tin 1 Krcatetil stiot't par.nl'l. pageant, and irk Dtatloo this year on I«al>or day that has ever been ne<"u tv thin city, and from all reports the greatest one to be held anywlwr' in Wash ington. Platiß aro to cpntor most of the inlerp^t on v parado. ThU I parade will be the feature for the MMM that moro lwople see and enjoy it llihii any other part of the celebration. It Is the plan to have industrial exhibition, taking place right in the i.ira.le. For instance, tip employes of ttu> Milwaukee shops | will ihow you how the machinists shape a crude piece of Iron, fresh I fruiii the foundry into a delicate part of a mountain racer locomo ti\c. The tinners ho|K' to shnpe a pkMt <>f sheet metal Into a part of a fancy cornice, tho plumbers to plunih, and t)M BWVlag [ilcture ■peratori will have ;i fully equiiiped theater in operation, with ini perM'ii.itois of plcturedom's Btars'.. Tpn thousand free tickets will , be Riven away from this float, Rood for admission at any theater In I the city, l:.mils in uniform it is hoped to have 20 of them will loot tlial day, Loßg lines of loBgahOrSBOS, kiiilllim, burly blacksmiths, fat brewert, all will b,> out to have you give tMMi lIM "once ovci as they pass iilonn Pacific and Mroadway. The lime is net lor II o'clock a. in. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES Horn to Mr. and Mrs. Frank I lit lira. ISM South Sheridan ay., boy, Aug. 12; Mr. and Mm. William 'Pliant, IllTtt South Ainsworlh ay., nirl, Auk. I*! Mr. and Mn, Fred llorst, llllli Snutli 0 »t., boy, | An;. II; Mr. and Mrs. Ola Mai. I»i 17 South M si., girl, Auk. 17; Mr. innl Mrs. A. D. Mnrklo, 111 Rust lltk *t., girl, Auk. llj Mr. and Mn. Koaco* Teata, 2701 South 1 1th st., boy, Aug. 20. Ucenud to marry B. II Smith and Kataryn Moßaa, both of Tai.niia; t<i i:d Kindle and Carrie Qrodlsg, both of Ratonvltie; to Irwin s. Shipley and Mabel <!. Rodger*, both of Bvarotti to tsus k, V. llojrqulll of Baattla and Ida ('. Lanndon of Sail PrMClaco; to Janiis Pantto and Joaepblll* Marzans, both of Taoonia; to Frank Patton and Ethel r. Holmw, both <>f BMttki, and to Joh« ■< Rtgft of Port Huron, Miih., and L-illian l.i'nicran of Scat tie. PLAN STATE BUILDING Plans for buildings losting |Stt.9#4 for tlic Northern Hospital for the Iniana at Bedro-Woollcy ir« Mil completed for submission to the slate on Sept. 1 l>y Architects lU-ath & dove. The plaiiH provide for two receiving wards, au assembly hall, ' laundry and MV«ral farm buildings, built of concrete und tllo. The raettTlßfl wards, ons for wither s*x, are to bo two-story ■tructurM, containing all the modern conveniences for the eurtag of mil.l cases of Insaiiily. They have private kitc-heim and storage fan lilies. Th» rapacity of WMfe ward is «0 liatientß. BOROUGH HEAD HERE Mnrcuß M. MarltH, ppMidMl of Manhattan borough, with 2,- HO.OOO inhal Hants and an annual expenditure of $l!ilO,000,00(1. and 1 hit. faniil.v toilay hi^ making a trip to the national park. Marks is ■troag on Ihe "See America" movement since his trip west. In coniunrlion with seven others. Marks has practically the ( Mtlre control or oac of the InrgMt and oldeet eoainiaßlUM In the • Unit ..1 suites, appointing lilh own officials without political string* 1 attached to him. Me is especially proud of litu RyHte.ni of public markets, objected to at first by tho retailors, but now running smooihly. __ > SUES JOHN S. BAKER Claiming there are various dissimilarities between the Colonial • thciier of Tacoma and the Colonial theater of Seattle, contrary to . Its contract, the Progress Amusement Co. brought Biiit In tho siipe : rior court yesterday to recover $10,000, its lease (le|H)sit. The suit , wiih brottfkt against John S. Daker, Tacoma capitalist, who owns the property. ! want Too to go Members of the Young Men's Commercial club have been work ing hard and will continue today to induce the ion Tacoma mer ' chants necessary to obtain a special train, to make the excursion to 1 the Southwestern Washington fair Thursday. The rate of $l( will ko towards furnishing a band, transportation and badges. President C. A Collins of the club is doeirous that Tacoinaa delegation be as larga us Seattle's. OPENING HOSPITAL r The doors of the new Tacoma General hospital will be openeu to Ihe public at 4 o'clock this afternoon for inspection. W. A. Smith. manager, has been preparing for eeveral days for the dedication. Nurses will act as guides. REV. M'LEOD LEAVING Two resolutions, one adopted hy the Ministerial union and the other liv members of his flock, deplore the departure of the Rev. Murdoch Mcl^eod of the First Presbyterian church, who is to lt:ave at 8 o'clock: this evening for Minneapolis, where Ue will take up the pastorate of Grace Presbyterian. WOULD GUIDE HAITI WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 25.—The Fnited Statian has asked the .onsrcsß now sitting at Port Au Prince to consider the plan of allowing this country to handle Haiti's financen and pollcni? powers for a period of 10 years. While this peace project is tolaf worked out. Am.Mi.an marines are preparing for an extended stay under Admiral Caperton. LEHANE TONIGHT Arriving from the east where he addressed labor unions In mnnv of the large manufacturing districts, Cornelius Lehane. prorni n ont Irish leader, will speak at the Express theatei-at 8: p. m._to- Dight at a mass meeting under the auspices of the Central Labor Council. ■ lie; cows, ilOll^e; bdton. * II Vie; bogs, trimmed sides, Uc; mutton, wethers, 13c; lamu, 1 13' Ac; ewes, 10 Vie. '1 Prlreal'ald Whole.aU I>«al. f Yen For Vegetablea^ Prult I Fruits —Bananas, So lb- Or knges, $4 box. Lemons $3.50 (jj ' |.GO, Call, grape fruit $2.50. Pineapples, 5c lb; cherries, Blngs, 10c Royal Annes 9c: home grown itraw berries, $1.25; currants, |l-26; cantaloupes, SI ® 1.25 Bf.J ■ loganberries, $1.; apricots, 75c faklma cantaloupe, 25c€ l$l; ' plums, $1.36^)1.50; water melons, $1 cwt; harvest ap ples, $1.60 full siuea !>o\; black berries, loc lb.; red raspberrlea, $1.25. Peaches, Elbertas, 35(3) r, div Yellow Transparent ap ples, $1.76. Takima valley pears, 90c@$l; grapes. Red rreming, $1.25 crate; Huckleber ries, 8@10c; prunes, 30c box; crabapples, 2 20® 80c box. Vegetables—onions, red, SI.IF; y«,llow, $1.60; lettuce, $1; ruta bagas, $1.85 sack; carrots. $1.7»; potatoes, Canadian, $36; cab bages, 3e Ik.; Or». cauliflower, 12.55 crate; Chili peppers. $2.3.1: green corn, 20c doz; potatoes, 90s cut, tomatoes, 50 ©60c box. ? Wholesale May and Qrala ( Prlc«* \ » ♦ Clover. $160)17; alfalfa, $14 «>ls; corn, $39; wheat, $36® 37; whole barley, $30; rolled oats, $29; bran, $28. Hops, 1915 contracts, nominal, 13<fi'14c; 1914 crop, 14c; olds, 12@13c. Steamers Tacoma and Indianapolis for Seattle Leave Municipal Dock, Taco ma, 1:1*. »:00, fioo a. m ; 1:0 ft, SOO, 6:00, 7:00, 1:00, 1:00 I), m. Leave Colman Dock, Seattle, 7:00, 1:00, 11:00 a. m.; 1:00, 1:00, JOO, I 00, 7.00, 9 18 p. m. KaßUit and Flnnit Dally St*am •ra. 81n(U Far*, tic; Round Trip 10c Riakt Ho««* TrlM imllr, •■< S. ». Ir»««ioU at 8 ». m. f»r •• --«(H« ■■« v ictaria. n. a. jonbs Ac«at. Office Municipal Dock. M. I 4». " homi:thin<j nkw WhutM u\\ m msv nora on paoivic avk. The Peoples Store Sale of Kennedy Bros. ARCADE BANKRUPT STOCKS Underwear Gloves Extraordinary Bar- Prices on Gloves gains on Kennedy's Again Smashed for Stock of Underwear Final Cleanup and Hosiery woman Most uamtm W'OMK.VM XIM 1' WIIITIO I-Mf nnil i'lmnmiM'Me — col • vi. i.ivtu oIH wl'lt". black, Kruy. tun "™* r*n™ allll ( .| : , Uilviln , aiMa r,i st 07. Made cuff knc'o or lace Irini- Kinnedy'n prlOM L'fic and nii'd knee; Ngalar price .".lie lie a pair. Our 1fJl» a Karment. Finul Ifl. linul .l.'imui. prlc>. . . IUC cleanup »t.. . luC WOMKW'H SHORT SILK (.l.()\ IS WO.MK.VS ".\TIIIOXA 11 Colors lilucU. whito, gray, I'MON NI'ITS '""• IK'i'H'' 1. lirown and mtvy, Cot.on X.0000,, Uuion B Ult . J^-^S-rngJll-J ■HI lilkli neck nnil loiik |, u | r . our Haul 0R»» •ICCTM, ankle Umiklli; a |004 clt'unu|> at Zoo iiKMlium weiKlit kuII In laffl HOMKN's I.ONCJ AM) ■IMI only; regular price MIORI BILK GLOVM *1 -n .. u ,,n riMa mm Colors black, whlto, tun. WOMBITt VKSTS AMD !***•■' liroken "!'■<•"• our |. AXTH Hiiiil cl,.imiip Whllo Cotton Vests and ' nfoMKM'l LONQ 1.151.1-; I'anlw, ciirclully sized; vr>HtH QLOVKH hlßh nock and loiik KleevcH; tSotoW lilack and chamois; p.in(H ankle or cuff knee; l"". k<.'" "'"'^'""l *"*- 'y'"" iicdy h prlci' 60c a pair. Our regular price lie a mmm-nt. final clprhiip 4 Q rt Our final clean-up AQ n at I3b price 100 UOMKVS LONG BLACK WO.MKN'S 111(111 OjMM ,„ si, li ,H"Hi/, < H il<( ( !nly H Some HATHKNA" WOOL l'M(>\ | IMVI , (.mliroldcred amisi and "' ''" white HtitcliingH. very lieavy Henular $2.7"« value at $1.11) quality; Kennedy liros.' reX- Xe K ular $:f.()0 viiluo at $1.7» ular $l.. r,O Krade. Our final Regular $:!.r.O vahie at $1.X»» cleanup 9C»* i I Itli St. Aisle, Muln Kloor.) at ' 03C Clean-Up of Porch Dresses Every Summer Ureas ihut we have WH In im imlt .1 lv th«we MM Ipwtal lotM. At $1.48 VAI/ON to 92.2.1 30 Di-PHHcs In this lot in (iinglium and Percales, excellent: lilting. At $1.98 Special at VAIiI'IOK TO s:(.-is _ b II DretweH in tins lot, in- Jf rj/1 eluding l.atu: Madras, Vollos, Uinghuni and Cham- House Drowses in .small sizes, bray; koiiip with hand em- also Apron DreHxes in solid broidered collars and c-uf f«; colotb, pink, blue, tan ami Dix dfMMt ure included in lavendor. Something new this lot. and different. YAKIMA GIRL MAKES HER FORTUNE AS BANKER FOR MINERS IN NOME, ALASKA When Margaret ("Peggy") i Mulrooney, at 19, returned to San i Francisco from a Paris boarding school she said to her sister, the I Countees Carboneau, "I have seen i Europe, and It was good. What i shall we do now?" To which the sister, not a countesa then, replied: "Let's make our fortunes." i In Alaska they established a i bank, with the elder slater M president and Miss " Peggy" aa i cashier and secretary. Thsir bank I was at Nome City. i Miners brought their pokes of PAGE THREE gold dust and nuggets. Handsome commigßlona were paid, anil tt«, bank flourished. During the win* ter when mining was at a stand still the sisters loaned out money at regular Alaska banking Inter-' eat. "It sure was easy money," said Miss Peggy Mulrooney, wbo watt here recently on a visit from tb« north. "After making our 'itak*' fa Alaska we bought an appl« ranch at North Ttftinu. Aftd that, too, la almost as good as • par* streak In Alaska." She is not y»t 80.