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I j TOMORROW'S I*l Urn ASKS Cttarffed on October Account, I I Due November I at. I ->HO|-i-l,\(_ CKNTUII Of TACOMA NEW FASHIONS I Economical^ Prices I —The woman in search of an autumn suit, coat or dress ln I good style, of good materials, well made and tailored, at a I moderate price, will find an achievement in economical dress- I Ing In our apparel section. I Stunning Suits at __*___*** I $15.0 C, $19.50 Jp^T I —Suits with the quiet re- 9sWW j./ I flnement of style that ap- _—_mJf—\h**s. I peal to women of good taste ______\3^ |\ I - Wool poplin trimmed M \W l\ |l\ \ I with silk tailor braid. \^BR?T_VJI v\ —Whipcord suits with wide V^ jt^^^sk \ collar trimmed with velvet fir~^*r^V\\. \. —Wool poplin suits with ll V I \ \ N^^*^ wide collar of velvet or silk /I \ \ ____r —Tweed suits in brown, / | y, gray and green mixtures. *£*I>L__ —Diagonal cheviot suits Ii \ \ \ with belt and novelty velvet t \ \ \ >^ —And various other st\les \ \ \ _________f^^ eqtialh good at . ...915.00 \ \ \———\nW and 919.50 tdk, \ \ r Coats Unequaled, ±$*_m "JH^^Se *"■ $is.oc, $19.50 i/j'^nfck^ —Unequaled In the smart J^'A^ ' •^mm stylee, the excellent fabrics, A*~ the trimmings, the general i goodness. -_, _ . —-Coats with the extreme * W THmmingS fullness, the wide graceful Pir-ori-H->_.__<» flare, the large collars and 0n *«Verytning roomy sleeves, shown ln the —And a very charming and higher priced models. liecoming fashion It la. It llr.iiv Kei'xcy adds a note of richness and Nulibed Cheviot luxury that every woman ap- Wool Plush predates. Ant.iklinn —Anticipating the popular /.ii.eliui. Tweeds, demand, we have assembled Novelty Coatings h very complete stock, all —Are all shown In the most carefully chosen and de popular plain colors and pendable pelts. mixtures —Real skunk, 1 and 2 in. --Some have the fulness wld d „,., - 0 - 0 falling from the shoulders, __, __ ___ , __ some confined by a aide —»la<-k Skunk Oppossum, 1 (jpl, to b inches wide ....91.05 —The wide collar Is a lead- to 9%m ing style feature, either of —Natural Skunk Oppossitm, self material, plain or trim- 1 to I inches wide ...91.05 Bed, or of fur or plush. lo 91-25 —»«*llv '.*.-, good styles at —Real Hudson Seal, Ito 16 fl.--.00 to HBJAt Inches wide, yard .. . .92.50 to 9-10.00 —Nutria, 2 Inches wide, per Bungalow Aprons >ard •*•■ „ . ,__ r —Real Mole, 3 inclies wide. Special 59c yard 97.50 — The style that fastens —Gra >* Squirrel, 2 inches down the side front and w|de- >ard 95.00 has an adjustable belt. —Black Near 6 inches -The materials are plain "viral; 'VV ' V '^^ blue, pink and gray gin,- ZST**?' 'JJ i m^SZ in neat small designs. __._ _ ~ _ , , , —Coney Fur ln black. —All are full length and brown. Fitch and Tiger dyes, in generous proportions i to 4 inches wide, yard 45c throughout. to 92.25 —Aprons that are well Marmot, 1 to 3 inches made, of good materials wide, yard . . . 9Bc to 92.75 and a bargain at . . . .59c -Chinchilla Hare, yd. 92.00 Plan Elaborate German Festival Next Summer (Tailed l'r«-.« irn.nl Wire) PORTLAND, Ore.. Bept. 27.— Beginning with a production of the opera "Old lleidelburg" here in November, German singing so cieties are to stage a series of mu sical events leading up to the Baengerfest of the North Pacific ftaengerhund ln Portland, July 14 to 19, Hi 17. This announcement was made today by the committee in charge. Negotiations have been entered into with Madame Schumann- Helnk and John McCormack, the Irish tenor, in an effort to get them aa soloists. A big feature will be the chil I Every Mans First Duty to His Family j or to those dependent upon him is to provide for them during his lifetime. His second duty is to make definite provision— leaving nothing to chance —that his estate shall be properly administered. He can best perform this duty by making a Will and naming this Trust Company as his Executor. Write or call for our booklet. I i Tacoma Savings Bank & Trust Co. llth and Pacific Aye. ' Pi* dren's chorus of 500 voices. Singing societies of many Ore gon towns and of Chehalls, Ev erett, Centra'.ia. Seattle, Tacoma and other points in Washington are already practicing for the event. ■ This will be the first time that the great Saengerfest has ever been held in a dry city," said Secretary Dudel. "At first it was thought to be an impossibil ity, but we will make it a suc cess." THUS TO THB. Nt IMtntfH WANT ADS ON PAGK 7 Foil _!______ ABB i*Af-i: skvkv PRIVATE IS PUNISHED <I uUr-d Pre*a l.ensed Wire) COLCMBI'S, N. M., 9ept. 27.— ' I'rlvate Hugh Clark, Second Mas sachusetts infantry, will he taken to Fort 1/eavenworth today to be gin his sentence of six months at hard Uabor, Imposed last nlgbt ' by a court martial here. The Massachusetts guardsman was tried for writing letters to an eastern newspaper in which he criticised his commanding officer, , charging him with neglect of duty and misappropriation of funds. ■ After he has served out his .term. Private Clark will be dis honorably discharged from the service. u.s.lroops get blame i I ■• lie,i Press l.enaert Wire.) WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 27. —Maj. Gen Funston's offlciall version of the fighting between American soldiers and the Car ranzistas at El Valle Saturday blames the American soldiers— of whom one was killed and an other slightly wounded —for the trouble. Funston's report reached the war department today. . ■ NO RAISE IN BREAD YET il nlled Pre** l.eaaed Wire.) CHICAGO, Sept. H7.—Every one ln Chicago was set for an In crease of bread prices today. Women's clubs and federal of ficials were poised for attack. Rut the looked-for explosion was only a weak one. All except half a dozen bakers got cold feet and did not Increase their prices. Has Hard Job Breaking Way Into the Pen After unwinding considerable red tape, A. J. Dahl finally haa registered as a prisoner at the Mc- Neils island federal penitentiary. He was refused admittance last Friday. Dahl spent some time and energy convincing the au thorities he should be locked up, and finally had his way. Dahl, a former railroad con ductor, was convicted In Seattle of smuggling Chinese into this country and sentenced to the government penitentiary for 15 months. He appealed. He decided to stop fighting the case and went to McNeils to be gin his sentence. "Sorry," said the warden, "but there's nothing doing—l have no commitment for you." Dahl returned to Seattle and finally persuaded the authorities to Issue the proper papers. . HUGHES ENDS TOUR, TIRED AND SORE 11 nin-d Pre** Irnifil Wire.) AKRON, 0., Sept. 27. -Nomi nee Hughes finished his tour of Ohio valley, sore of throat and tired of body. He was yanked out of his bed shortly after 7 o'clock to make a rear-end speech here. He was due for a more extended address at Canton and then rest until noon, when he was due to arrive In Pittsburgh. It was estimated today he was seen by about 75,000 Ohioans. CHECK THAT ECZEMA BEFORE IT GETS SERIOUS That little patch of eruption may be nothing more than a slight annoyance now. But, If neglected, such things have an uncomfortable way of spreading and becoming really serious— turning into itching, burning skin troubles that make life almost unbearable. So don't take chances. Nip It .in the bud with a few simple treatments with Resinol. I'sual lly the first bathing with Resinol I Soap and dressing with Resinol Ointment stop all Itching, and soon the irritation is entirely cleared away. Doctors have pre scribed Resinol for over 20 years, so that it is not an experiment, but a remedy of proven value. All druggists sell Resinol Oint ment and Resinol Soap. But If you want a sample of each, free, write Dept. .". l-R, Resinol, Balti more, Md. Tacoma theater" (Opening of Season) FRIDAY NIGHT, SKIT. 29 America's (ireatest Show A World of Pleasure 125 People—Mom It iJlrls 0 HTCI'KNDOIH 9CSXKB Special Winter Garden Orchostra A Tralnload of Amusement Ww. Norrls, fonroy & l.r>l»lre Courtney Collins Margaret Sisters A Hart Kdward* — niGf.FR THAN A (TIUTS — PRICK..—FIoor. 92.00. Balcony, --91.50. fI.OO. Gallery, 50c. Scats Thursday. Curtain 9: IS. THE TAOWm TIMES. W^man Who Dressed In Man's Attire, Dyings' From Her Wounds ■■■ *m ____________ tm _ t ______ mmaaam _ mmmt^^^^mamm^m^^m ._„,,-—J | BM rit'l-KHKIX (Continued From Page One.) She has dressed in men's cloth ing for years and refused to wear skirts, notwithstanding numerous jail sentences. Nell Pickerell was a notorious character ln Tacoma several years ago. Associating with thieves, pick pockets and thugs she was arrest ed at least three times by the Ta coma police for masquerading in men's clothes. The girl had a reputation for being a rough character, and was believed to have had a hand In more than one robbery^ About five years ago she went to Seattle, where, dressed ln men's clothes and associating STRIKEBREAKER OPENS FIRE ON UNION CROWD Pursued by an auto-load of strike pickets while he was rid ing home with several other strike-breakers, and declaring that he believed his life to he in danger, Dennis Seegars, non union workman at the Milwaukee docks, opened fire from his car Tuesday evening, shooting di rectly at the machine-load of strikers. That Seegars' bullets did not Btrike any of the occupants of the pursuing car was probably due to the rocking motion of the speed ing machine ln which he sat. Sev eral holes were bored in the aide of the strikers' machine. Give Themselves Up. Seegar and his companions gave themselves up to the police an hour later, declaring their fear that they would be attacked liy strikers. The man with the gun was held for carrying concealed weapons The other men, W. D. Carbin, Jack Mael, J. G. Kauj.li, JEWISH NEW YEAR SERVICE TONIGHT Jewish New Year's Eve services will be held at 8 o'clock Wednes day evening and at 9:30 Thursday morning, at Temple Beth Israel. Rabbi Ira Sanders will preach. The public la Invited. WANT FIXED FEES FOR LEGAL PAPERS A scale of fixed minimum feeq for divorces, examination of Ab stracts, wills, articles *of Incor poration, etc., will be considered by the Pierce County Bar associ ation at the Commercial club Thursday evening. BLACKBERRIES ARE LATER THIS YEAR PUYALLUP, ,'ept. 27. —Black- berries are ripening later this season than for years. The sea son Is at Its height now and If frosi holds off, will last for sev eral years. I with desperate characters, she was arrested several times. Not long ago she was involved I ; In a daring hold-up in Seattle and was scut to jail. Nell was born in Seattle, and It was at the home of her parents that she was stabbed. ller refusal to wear women's clothing dates from her marriage, to a miner ahout 10 years ago. She put on masculine garb so that she mignt more easily work with him. Although she became the moth er of two children her life as a man and her association with tough characters gradually rough ened her. She often told Tacoma police that she had no use for the cus toms and dress of women. B. E. Mael, C. R. Mondell, C. A. Mael and H. Coffman, were booked and later released. They all live at Puyallup. The strike-breakers declare that when they drove out of the Milwaukee yards, they saw two cars with strike pickets waiting for them on llth street. May Prosecute. Seegar and his seven compan ions, together with several of the longshoremen, were examined at police headquarters Wednesday morning by Prosecuting Attorney Remann and Deputy Prosecutor Phelps. Seegar had been liber ated on ball. It was announced that the long shoremen would probably be charged with Inciting a riot, and that Seegar and his companion! would not be prosecuted. "These longshoremen deliber ately attempted to start trouble," declared Police Chief Smith. GREAT CATHOLIC HOME IS BURNED ii « Prraa l.eaaad Wire) QUEBEC, Sept. 27.—The Ro man Catholic home at Beaumont, near here, was destroyed by fire early today. There were uinvanls of 200 children and aged people In the institution at the time, and It is reported that there was some loss of life. REPORT FROST IN CITY'S OUTSKIRTS Residents of the north and south ends of the city report frost Tuesday night. Tlie weather bur eau has no report of frost, and !ie lleves It was not general through out the city. 8,0000 PKIHONERS TAKEN LONDON, Sept. 27. —In two days of the great battle on the Somme front the British alone have capture* more than 3,000 prisoners. I"Th« ■torothat youmonq? HAVB B: * H Igo ad wayai^ j "' ** " Group oi Wearables-Extra Good Values for Thursday Shoppers The first of a series that will make this store the Mecca of those whose weekly schedule makes Thursday their shopping day. Hand Bags $1.50 Each Washable Gloves $1.65 Trimmed Hats $3.98 l*in Heal and Morocco leather, |, a inbsklii (ilovea that can he Mind you, the*** are In velvet In new shapes, silk or leather Jn H , lll|M . Ni attractively decorated, lined, some with pocket, nil » (lever and distinctive models have coin purse, regular «"•»■*« ■**«. I*""** and Ivory, in tr , lmn<(d and t^kH-ed rf . pi. 75, 91.M and 92.00 values, 2-rlaap style, all sizes, special fe.t-.; asual 95.00 »Q Q0 choice B*l Cfl value at, B4 CC to 97.00 Hats at i)JiJU Thursdaj ipliJU the pair f I iUJ , , „ «_. House Dresses at 75c Women's Hose 25c Pr. Women's Hose 15c Pr. A ea„,.p «f WZ B arl„„. ttitli plenty of big sl/.es fne ro|ton H<|M> wJth (k>u . fw JJJ wear, faat color £9 aMteMM « We sole and good elastic gar- materials, well made former ii i. i .*' /HP . mm ly OHc and 91 25. with a few black only, pair i.OKt tor tops, worthy values 4 T ,h a t sold at $1.49, 7C_ Women's Union Suits *„ • « oV """ "" "' Made of prime quality bleach- Shirts and TlghtS, 89C Ring's at 19f* ed cotton yarn, lightly Women's Wool Mixed shin/., , 6 fleeced, long sleeve, Dutch and Tights, In pure white. The Final Cleanup Of neck. i-ll.uii sleeve and medium high neck, hand fin* _, . - ankle leiiKth, the B4 (|A ished.'wlth taffeta drau QQ_» I HIS JLiOt garment $ I -UU string, garment UOb Main band Mings, stone set or _____________ —————————— ________ ••ti_t.*iu*il styles, in gold filled ■■l • a ■■• _ A . A - "i- In solid silver. The spe- Women s and Misses Dresses $5.98 Jj : l;:, k .,l,r;n^^ r t£ __________ - . would charge up to 4Q. fTlils isn I .inn..nu. eil as a "phenomenal bargain," but It's a SI on. our price only 196 value you'll fiml it bard to equal. They ai'e neatly styled gar menls oi' black or navy serges, in n-.--iiii.il models, sizes 1(1 TTnto tn Vnur f_r_.__*r and 18 years, and .'lll and 88 bust, Or M -tlalS l 0 XOUT "mer to $8.50 values $3_oO "avo """ '*ki■, ot <?,t fingers and perfect taste at your dis- Silk Waists at $1.88 $1.45 Petticoats 98c EH * ________* ™? u ■»■■■* a _.....ii i..i _./ unir u„i i_ velvet shapes trimmed in A small lot of Hllk Ualsts In A goodly number of the*e— f mill 111 or metal flowers assorted stripes, sizes 80 and ... . _____ ' . "_?_______• 88 only, light or dark stripe*, ,n "■* an<l ** ,mv *mmm v w ost' Kemodcllng at iu.kl spcciul «« QQ "*n' f ",0 "anted 00*» charges. *I,fiß "■"••"■» «*- -»«• Bee Heaters, the Real- Waists 69c, $1.25, $1.39 Separate Skirts $3.98 ly Economical Stove, White materials in self A , ot of 2 <)o „f the smartest mo qq checks and stripes or amort- . ...-,_ BBmam ed stripes and plain colors; "" np"os' x mf**m*% *erge«, This neat little Ktove Is made SOD to choose from; big poplins and fancy checked ef- with cast top, bottom and ltu valuoN at $1.89, C 0 #» feels; priced at ***Q QQ l»g "ml is nicely nlekel-trim -91.25 and VOKt 91.118, $1.08 and «pOiOU mcd. lias hole on top for cooking; 20-inch #Q QQ Girls $7.50 Coats at $3.39 £ .^.o^ftS for less than 911-(HI. A bargain so iiiipoi'iiint that you rim't afford to miss buying Dandy I'arlor Stove, oval pi iptl.v. Bought at a favorable price that cannot be dupll- shape, as near a raat stove as cnteil in our later purchases; black /.ibeliiie made with lin-ge possible, richly nlckel-ti int roll collar, all lined, lull length, sl/es 18 and 15 *Q QQ mcd; an economical fuel con years only; to $7.50 values ywiWW sumer. B_____BHB____B________l _____HHR_H____H HH_lH^______________________B___________________________P___________l Naked Art of Turtle Lady', Stirs Chicago! It nll-.l l'ri-»« l.eaard Hlri-.l CHICAGO, Sept. 27. —Is the painting of a nude woman watch- . lug a turtle naughty or not? Chicago, which started "Sep- • tember Morn" on her way to fame, eagerly debated the ques tion today. Incidentally all Chi cago that had lime rushed to the display window of the Artist guild. Neither the turtle nor the lady have any covering other than that provided by nature. Arthur Bur rage Farwell of the Law and Or der league objected to the dis play. Bolton Brown of New York J Is the artist. Club women, who failed to de fend "September Morn," rushed to the defense of the "Turtle I I.ady." "September Morn" was looking at nothing except her public hath, but the turtle Is evi dently a student of nature. "Having painted the nude my self when I was ahroard, 1 would be the last to object to it," said Mrs. Harlan Ward Cooley, presi dent of the Chicago Woman's club. French Flier "Sinks" 17th German Plane ii niir.i i-.i-.p i aamaA wire) PARIS, Sept. 27.—Rolled hack by the tremendous allies' blow yeslerdny the Germans made no utii*ni].i to re-capture positions taken by the French north of the Somme lust night, it was official ly announced today. The French spent the night organizing their new posltona. I-ieut. Nunggesser, French flier, brought down two German planes on the Somme front yes terday and also shot down a cap tive balloon. Nunggesser now has destroyed 17 enemy aeroplanes. •^^.Vfr _*%\ .j i\t\** ii Steamers Tacoma and Indianapolis for Seattle Leava M.in clpal Dock. Taco ma. 7:11. » 00. 11:00 a. m ; 1:00 tOO, 1:00, 7:00, 0:00 p. m. I-eav« Co .bun Dock. Seattl* J:0O 0:00. 11:00 a. m.; 1:00.3:00. 0:00. 7 00, 0:11 p. at Faataat and Flnaat flteamara I Ithl Km. nil Trip. Hall*. .. 1. JOKBI, *««•»!. Oftleaa Municipal Doe. M. 0411 THIEPVAL EASILY TAKEN n nii,-,t Press I,em.nl Wire.) LONDON, Sept. 27.—The most successful blow struck by Anglo- French troops since the battle of the Marne brought the capture of Peronne and Bapaume apprecia bly nearer. It Is possible, English military critics said today, that both these towns, the immediate objectives The Bank of California I NATIONAL. ASSOCIATION H Established 1864. Nationalized 1910. ■ United States Depositary ■ STATEMENT OF CONDITION OF B The Bank of California. N. A. I HAN FRANCISCO ■ Including its Brandies ln Tacoma, Portland, Seattle and H Virginia City, at close of business September 12, 1916. H ASSETS ■ Loans and Discounts $41,582,375.96 W—\ Hank Premises (San Francisco and Branches) 14Tt.ltt.t7 _____ Other Real Estate 484,762.5t) H Customers' Liability under Letters of Credit. 6,259,451.59 \M Sundry Bonds and Stocks 7,276,11760 H United States Bonds to secure Circulation. . . 3,000,000 00 H Other United States Bonds 285,000.00 H Redemption Fund with U. S. Treasurer 150,000.00 ■ Cash and Sight Exchange 20,086,819.44 H $80,802,210.00 H LIABILITIES H Capital Paid in Gold Coin « 5.ft00.000.00 H Surplus and Individed Profits N4iin.itoK.i-. i ■ Circulation 2,642,192.50 H Letters of Credit 6,538,305.74 ■ Deposits 34,785,1 IBM H SNll..NV_V_.llillll H (Seal) I STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ) H City and County of San Francisco, j* ss* H I, I. F. Monitor. Cashier of the above named bank, do H solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best H of my knowledge and belief. H (Signed) I. F. MOCI.TON, Cashier. H Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22nd day of fl September, 1916. fl (Signed) JAMES MASON, Notary Public. fl Correst —Attest: ■ WM. BABCOCK ) H JACOB STERN V Directors. H WARREN D. CLARK j ■ TACOMA BRANCH I THE BANK OF CALIFORNIA BUILDING ■ S. M. JACKSON, Manager. G. H. RALEIGH, Asnt Manager. H Wednesday, Sept. n, ii»ip. of the great allied offensive, will fall within a fortnight. Tlie apparent ease with which German resistance collapsed at Thiepval yesterday following the capture of Combles surprised mil itary observers here and led them to predict quick victories for the British and French ln the drives on Paronne and Bapaume.