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NEWSPAPERS. Telegraphic News Service of the I iittod Preas
Association, ketaber Newspaper Enterprise Association.
Entered at the poetofflee, Tacoma, Wash., as second-class
natter Published by the Tacoma limes Puh. 00. Bvery
Kvenlug Except Sunday. Official paper of city of Taooma.
Phones: All depart men tit, Main lid. Office, 810 Pacific Arenn*.
We fear that the prohibition candidate will never receive a ma
jority vote in this country until election day is shoved up to January
I.—BoKton Transcript.
News that the DeuiM bland brought a cargo worth $10,000,000
Indicates that the Germans must have Mink a lot of money In tho
Bremen.—Philadelphia North American.
"The Bible is inspired, but it is not infallible.
"The Bible is entirely religious and not scien
tific, being written before the days of science.
"The silence of Christian teachers concerning
the real nature of the Bible has been a stumbling
block to thousands.
"The Bible is a progressive revelation to a
growing human family.
"Modern criticism recognizes that the Bible is
a human book. Its 40 writers never had the
slightest thought that they were infallible.
"How do you believe the Bible? That is the
real question; not do you?"
A preacher of the gospel, the Rev. Frank
Dyer, said this and more from a Tacoma pulpit
If he had said the same thing 10 years, or even
five years ago he probably woufa have raised an
awful row in his congregation.
If he had said it 50 years ago he would have
been examined by the "higher ups" of his de
nomination and would have been out of a job.
If he had said it 100 years ago he would have
been branded a heretic and would have fled the
city to save his skin.
If he had said it 500 years ago, he might have
been burned at the stake, or tortured in the rack.
If he had said it 1000 years ago—well, that's
too far back for us to remember —but he prob
ably wouldn't have thought of saying it.
If he had said it 1900 yean ago, Christ probably
would have said:
"It is true, all that you say, but slow down a
bit; you are getting too far ahead of the people
of your day. They are superstitious, unscientific;
the truth of life must be shown them in simple
words, in parables, by progressive revelation."
Dr. Dyer's words welcome a new day in Chris
tian progress.
They came at the dawn of a great religions
awakening such as the world has rarely seen,
•when the dogmas and creeds —the masks which
have been shutting out the light—will be dis
carded, and the teachings of the Great Master will
appear in all their purity and power as a guide for
a people undivided by sects and denominations.
Bu-Kgestlon for a nu,ooO-ton battleship sounds good, hnt not to
Mire the rest of the navy to supply a crew for it.—Wall Street Jour
Why dor-nt Constantino of Greece apply for that job as king
M Poland?— New York Sun.
John D. Fletcher, recently a candidate for superior court
Judge, makes some very pointed comments on the way we con
duct our elections in an article that appears on this page today.
Now that the heat of the campaign Is over and we can think
calmly on the subject, aren't we all a little bit Inclined to con
tract into very' narrow, partisan Individuals with the approach
of every election?
Isn't there a world of truth In Mr. Fletcher's observations.
What do you think of his suggested remedy?
You can't blame Poland for sinking a furtive tooth Into that
prowd Just handed It by Cousin Willie.—Piit.-biirg Gazette-Times.
One of the grievous proMemn of this country is so to conduct its
ftffalni as to give no •>M. n-.- to Colonel Roosevelt.—Newark News.
Many a tear will follow Mrs. Inez Mllholland-Boissevaln to
her grave throughout the nation.
Wealthy, she was not of the idle rich. Capable, she did
»ot capitalize her gifts for selfish gain.
While her fame is greatest as an advocate of woman suf
frage, thts young woman, called by death at the age of 30, gave
active help and heartfelt sympathy to the tollers of the world
—the girl toilers of her native city of New York especially. She
was their friend and counsellor.
She was one of Nature's noblewomen.
The Rumanians are using Merman-made artillery against their
fierm 11 n foes. Villa must have tipped them off to that scheme. In-
Wanepolhi News.
E. H. Oule, of Seattle, In his answer to Guy Kelly of Tor
eomt, clearly states the Issue In the speakership contest.
In his opinion, the rules <A the house should be liberalized
so tbat a handful of men shall no longer be able to control leg
islation arbitrarily. He further declares that, In view of tbe
measures to come up for the purpose of strengthening the dry
law, the house should elevate to the speakership a man who has
been consistently dry Instead of one who, like Kelly, has been
affiliated with tbe "wets."
He pleads. In general, for a liberalization of tbe republican
party Instead of pursuing the pig-headed standpatlsm whloh
Characterised the Kelly faction In the past sessions, and which
tended to bring both the party and tbe legislature tnto disrepute.
A liberal and a dry—tin t kind of man should be speaker, de
clares Oule. Kelly fails in both respects. Oule suggests Elmer
K. Halsey of Asotin county. Why not?
Nobody doubts that Japan has Pacific Intentions.—St. Louis
Norway has loet a sevenOi off her shipping, and about all of
her patience.—lndianapolis Hews.
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Too Much Sham, Too Many Half-Truths In Our Campaigns-Fletcher
First Year of Marriage !
Determines Its Success
By Winona Wilcox
Ask a happy matron which has
been the hardest year of her mar
ried life and she will probably an
swer, "the first."
Ask her husband the same ques
tion, and probably he will not an
swer at all; he simply never has
thought about It.
' It is masculine wisdom to live
In the present. The past is *?r,ne;
the future Is where it belongs.
Moans More to Woman.
But a woman often dwells with
deep emotion upon the various
stages of her romance.
There are a hundred snail
causes of domestic friction wnioh
are not fatal at any stage of mar
riage, but there are just two
which are of tragic importance in
the first 12 months after the wed
ding. They are esueclally formid
able because they may prove last
ing, and may eventually destroy
the domestic partnersblp.
Ono is man's and ono Is
woman's fault.
The wife's will hardly escape
the husband's early attention.:
Perhaps she "started It" long be-J
fore they were engaged, but some-:
how it did not irritate him then, j
It appears she does not like bis
mother or maybe she scorns his!
entire family. She does not ap
prove of his best bachelor friend,
toe pipe, his club, perhaps not of*
his business.
She assumes It Is part of her
duty to H I'.-fonii her husband, and
slic undertakes It.
Rut a man of character la
not easily shaped over even
by his bride.
Therefore a wise man will de
cide before he marries a paragon
of all the virtues whether he de
sires to be fitted Into the frame
she has made for a model hus-
'Pape's Diapepsin' is the
only real stomach reg
ulator known.
"Really does" put bad stomachs
In order—"really does" overcome
Indigestion, dyspepsia, gas, heart
burn and sourness in five min
utes — that — Just that — makes
Pape's Diapepsln the largest soil
ing stomach regulator in the
world. If what you est ferments
into stubborn lumps, you belch
gas and eructate sour, undigest
ed food and add; bead Is dtsiy
and aches; breath foul; tongue
coated; your lnsldes filled with
bile and Indigestible waste, re
member the moment "Pape's Dia
pepsln" comes In contact with
tbe stomach all such distress van
ishes. It's truly astonishing—
almost marvelous and ths Joy la
Its harmleeaness.
A large fifty-cent case of Pape's
Diapepsln will give you a hundred
dollars' worth of satisfaction or
your druggist hands you your
money back.
It's worth IU weight in gold to
men and woman who can't get
their stomaohs regulated. It be
longs In your home—should al
ways be topt handy In eass of
sick, sour, upset stomach during
the day or cX night It's the
quickest, surest and most harm
less stomach regulator in the
band, or whether he would prefer
a life companion who would ac
cept him at his ordinary valuation
as an average human male.
Man s worst mistake in the first
year of marriage is that he rules
not wisely but too well. For rule,
of course, he does in most homes.
In his new pride of ownership he
calmly assumes that things must
tilways go his way.
Thus each tries to make the
other over, each tries to fix new
standards for the other.
Thus the most subtle wretched
"This was perhaps the most Interesting period of my experi
ence," continued Paula. "Everything was so new, so strange that,
looking back upon It, I am sure It had more to do In shaping my
character and after life than any of my other experiences.
II believe my schooling as an actress
[ht me to spell tolerance with a big T.
arned absolutely that it was not only
lsh but impertinent to question the
honesty of opinion or the motive of any
one's act.
"Because in the stretches of my Imagina
tion there was no ability to compass cer
tain flights of fancy was no reason why I
should deem the fortunate soul who could
float about in these beautiful dreams of
less stamina tbifii myself.
"Because I could not by any means see
myself doing certain things did not make
those acts wrong when done by some other person.
"When I was at school I was absolutely positive lust what I would
do In all circumstances, and before 1 had been on the stage a month I
was only certain of one thing and that was that I could not be quite
sure how I would act in any case.
"It Is a most peculiar world in which the actor lives, Margie, as
entirely different from the ordinary one In which the average person
exists as life on Mars would be from ours.
i i i
"The theatrical manager is absolute czar of all actors and about
him has been built a wall of traditions as ridiculous as It Is Insur
mountable. You can reach the manager only through the little wicket
of his favor and ibat depends entirely on his whim or his pocketbook.
"In all my stage experience I have known only one manager who
had any sense of order, and he was a failure. Every person, from the
greatest star down to the newest chorus girl, must obey the slightest
whim of the manager. His word Is law, his will omnipotent.
"Many an actress has found she has been made a star overnight
because the manager has decided another name In electric lights over
one of his theaters is necessary to further his plans.
"Before I began to rehearse 'Elga,' the manager came to me and
said, 'Do you know, little girl, there hasn't been a star made in five
years? I'll make you one as soon as you get a little more accus
tomed to the technique of the stage. You have the face and the per
sonality and I'll back you to a finish.'
"It seemed my success was Just within reach and I took my part
home and studied It very carefully. I thought it all out, particularly
that great scene where I told my love to Earnest in a youthful, child
ish way.
"Love has made Elga a woman, I said to myself, and loyally, de
votedly, courageously, she will tell her lover this. There will be no
coquettlshness, for when a woman Is coquettish she is acting.
"But when I attempted to play it that way I was stopped by a
voice like that of the bull of Bashan.
" 'Here,' Miss Newton, put some acting into that. Move your urms,
and look the part. Remember you are innocently wooing your lover.'
"I could not tell him no woman, however young, woos Innocently,
using the word In the sense of being Ignorant of what she Is doing,
for by telling him this I would tear down one of man's most cherished
ideals of woman.
"And so, liks every other woman since the world began, I decided
to act —not aa a woman would act In love, but as a man thinks she
should act, and it was my greatest success on the stage."
(To Be Continued.)
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 28.—
Contracts for four 3,300-ton
steamers have been awarded the
Alblna Engine & Machine works
here, It was learned today.
The fleet will cost $2,500,000.
All four vessels are destined for
the European trade.
ness possible In marriage Is cre
Unless two persons can work
out some condition of tolerance
and compromise and adaptation in
the first months of marriage, one
will remain forever a sacrifice to
the other. Wherefore, the first
year of marriage, nine times in
ten, whether a man sees It or not,
determines what his wedded life
will be even to the final chapter.
(Tomorrow's "Lesson in
Matrimony for Men" will
concern "The First Child.")
The O. 8. K. liner Chicago Maru
Is due In Tacoma Tuesday night
or Wednesday morning, with gen
eral freight and raw silk. She re
ported at Victoria a bad trip
across. The Slam Maru is ex
pected Tuesday. T'« Burma
Maru, a new vesxel, i" to enter
service at this port soon.
Q. —I wish you would print
a piece in the paper and ask
the government if they are
too poor to put stuff enough
on ths stamps so they will
stick. lam not the only one
who is kicking. I keep track
of my stamps and out of 100
I have to put paste on 41.
A.—You should address your
complaint to Postmaster General
Burleson, Washington, D. <'.
Q. —Will you please tell us
the month and day of BUlla
Burkes birth? The World's
Almanac gives tho year
1880, which makes her 30.
"A" bet that she was 30 or
over, and "B" that she was
less than 30, so we need ths
month to settle It. Thank
A.—Billle Burke was born Au
gust 7, isse.
My Dear Miss Grey: In
reply to Molly about the
"Confessions of a Wife," I
do not believe that Margie
Waverly Is In love with Mal
colm Stuart or any other
man. She has lived many
years with her husband and
v has found that her Idol, after
all, had feet of clay, and from
learning this fact she has
also been able to realize that
other men have their faults
as well as the women.
I really think that Margie
is commencing to feel that
she needs some way of ex
pressing herself other than
just being Mr. Dick Waver
ly's wife. She has learned
that a woman needs some
thing more than just love to
balance her life, and I for one
think that It would be one of
the best things that could
happen to her, If she could
have a few children and teach
I do not think because a
married woman Is Interested
in some other man or men,
other than her husband,
that it should necessarily Im
ply that she should be In love
with them, any more than a
man who appears Interested
in women other than his wife
li In love with those women.
Q.—A short time ago one
of your readers asked you to
tell them the proper color to
prepare In anticipation of a
girl or a boy baby. You stat
ed that pink was for boys and
blue for girls. This is not
right. There Is an old Dutch
legend that establishes this,
and It means blue for boys
and pink for girls. D. D.
A.—According to the authorities
at the public library, the way that
I stated the answer Is correct.
Pink is for boys and blue for girls.
This Is an old Dutch custom. When
a boy baby was horn a pink ball
was hung out and when a girl
baby was born a blue bail was dis
Q. —My niece lives In Mon
tana with her father. Her
mother (my sister) Is dead.
She is very unhappy and
wants to come here to live
with me and my family. Her
father objects. She is 18.
Can she come without her
father's consent, and If so,
can he prosecute either one
of us, if I provide transporta
tion for her? A READER.
A.—Your niece may come and
make her home with you if she
chooses without legal Interference
from her father.
■ Rryant P. T. A. will meet Tues
day at 3:30. Donald Burdlck
will open the program with a
piano solo. Principal Whitney will
review the school work, and there
will be a que.-itlon box, and reports
of committees. Every mother
having a child In the Bryant
school Is urged to attend. A nur
sery has been provided to take
care of small children while their
mothers attend the meeting.
Thanksgiving services will lie
held In Bethany Presbyterian
church. North 41st and Verde sts.,
Thursday morning at 10:30. The
sermon will be preached by Rev.
E. V. Ostrander and there will be
a special program of music.
The choir of Our Savior's
church, under the direction of
Miss Eva Baron-Hill, Is at work
on the cantata "The Holy City,"
by Oaul, and will present it at the
church during the Christmas sea
son. There will be special music
at the church on Thanksgiving.
Mary Htuart Altruistic society
will be entertained at Pythian
temple Tuesday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Mrs. Tellls and Mrs.
Lyons will be hostesses.
By John D. Fletcher
You have asked me to write im
pressions received by a non-partl
tan candidate In a partisan cam
paign. They are not very compli
There is too much sham, too
many half truths, too many mis
statements and too little real argu
The speakers of each party have
their own audience, make an ex
parte address and for that reason
have little regard for facts.
It is like a- lawyer trying a case
where be selects the judge, Jury
and tbe witnesses.
Being an Inoffensive non-parti
san candidate, I was kindly In
vited to attend any meeting of
either party 1 desired, and was al
ways accorded a hearing. This
was igreatly appreciated, and I
have the kindliest feeling for the
elected and the defeated, includ
ing the non-partlßan candidates.
During this campaign the dem
ocratic orator would tell his audi
ence that Wilson had kept us out
of war, and would then paint a
word picture of the horrors of
The republican orator would
tell his audience that we were In
war up to our neefcs In Mexico and
describe the atrocities to Ameri
cans and foreigners In Mexico, for
all of which Wilson should be held
to personal account.
The democratic orator would
tell his audience that we should
not sacrifice our manhood and
treasure to save the interests of
Hearst, Otis, etc., and that be
sides, conditions were worse in
Mexico while Taft was president.
The republican orator would,
with streaming eyes, tell of the
lives lost on the Lusltanla, of the
annihilatinn of beautiful Belgium,
and with bowed head, the humil
iation In loss of nstlonal honor.
The democratic orator would
tell of the glorious achievements
brought about by diplomacy; that
the pen have proven mightier lhan
the swords of the most powerful
countries of Europe.
The republican orator would say
that the representatives of the
United States to foreign countrl-'S
were so incapable and inexperieui:
Homer T. Bone, 529 Provident
Drury the tailor, 1019 Pacific
S. B. Evenson, 611 South Sheri
Eugene Cool, 4016 No. 34th st.
W. H. Boothroyd, Dockton.
C. J. Mclntyre, 1308 South
W. E. Edwards, 5206 South
That Jar of Musterole
• On the Bath Room Shelf
lias Relieved Pain for Every
One in the Family
When little Susie had the croup;
when Johnny got his feet wet and
caught cold; when father sprained
his knee; when granny's rheuma
tism bothered her —that Jar of
Musterole was right there to give
Musterole Is a clean, white
ointment made with oil of mus
tard. It will not blister like a
mustard plaster.
Quick relief for sore throat,
bronchitis, tonsilltls, croup, stiff
neck, asthma, neuralgia, head
ache, congestion, pleurisy, rheu
matism, lumbago, pains and aches
of the back or joints, sprains, sore
muscles, bruises, chilblains, frost
ed feet, colds on the chest (It
often prevents pneumonia.)
Tuesday, Nor. 88,1916.
Ed aa to make ua the laughing
stock of tbe world.
Republican orators would slate
to their audience tbat the governor
drank intoxicants. The democrat
ic orator would state that the gov
ernor was a total abstainer. One
would claim that Mcßrlde was aa
dry as the desert of Sahara and
the other that he was as wet as a
winter on Puget Sound.
The orators for the county tick
ets were equally at cross purposes.
According to one blind pigs wore
roaming with open eyes. Accord
ing to the other the county was as
dry as a drum.
Thus the one-sided partisan
campaign was conducted.
What is the remedy? I am
afraid there Is none. The people
really like to hear nice things of
their candidates.
It it could be brought about. I
would suggest the following as the
Let no partisan meeting be
held. All meetings to be open and
non-partisan and advertised as a
meeting of voters to hear the cam
paign issues discussed by both
sides, the time to be equally di
i Let no party committee hold a
public meeting without at least 12
hours notice to the other com
mittee, and this committee to
have the right to send speakers
who would be entitled to half the
This may not be feasible, but if
put into effect the meetings would
bo well attended, and more Inter
est taken.
Better men would be candidates
and better officers elected.
It would do away with the half
i truths and misstatements. A
i speaker will not make rash state
i ments, disregard facts or make
• sham and flimsy arguments know
ing that an opposition speaker is
I to follow before the same audl
i ence.
t It would give the same audience
i an opportunity to see and heonme
I acquainted with the candidates on
each ticket.
f I would like to suggest also
I some Ideas regarding tbe election
! of judges, but this article is now
-1100 long.
Harry Plnkerton, 5214 Bouth
L street.
C. H. Bass, 1518 South 41st.
R. N. Klrs'iner, 1214 Edison
C. E. Muekler, 2203 South
12th street.
.1. A. Hoshor, 2409 South 10th.
M. Parsons, 949 South Market.
L. O. Nelßon, East Larchmout.
R. O. Blßhop, 2712 North
Jennie M. Tattersall, 5214
Cushman aye.
Fred Johnson, 518 South 35th.
James D. Smith, 3528 Thomp
son aye.
Central police station.
Mrs. Roy D. Plnkerton, 624
North M st.
Arno Jones, 4717 North Mullen.
Rea Last, Central Labor Corn
ell, 924 Mi Brondway.
Labor Advocate, 9th and Pao.
Times office. 9th and I'aciflc.
Longshoremen's hall, 722 Pa-
clflc aye.
0. M. Parks, 1144% Broadway.
Conrad Dohl, 1502 Tacoma aye.
A. M. Meckleln, 1511 South
Washington aye.
W. E. Edwards, 6709 South Ta
coma aye.
Dr. H. E. Johnson, 1717 South
M st. ?
McKlnley Hill Drug Co., 3514
McKlnley aye.
Red Cross Pharmacy, 2501
South 6th.
Special trip, leaving llagns
llm Factory ft a. ni. apd leav
lag Tacoma 4 p. in.
Leaves Postoffice (llth and A
8' .) 6:80 and 10:30 a. in., 1
and H p. in.
Leavoa Northeast Tncoma
7 and 11 n. in.. 1:! M and B.ao
p. m.

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