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The Double Squeeze
»s s&> rr~n ••—"'
'(Continued From Our I.jui luur)
After reading this letter to
Win Bhute, Tris Ford observed:
"There's something behind those
lone odds I've thought bo right
"You don't think they could
bribe Barne\ ? With all hit vices
}i* wouldn't sell out, would he?"
asked Win rather anxiously.
"Not for one minute," said Trt«
positively. "Money means nothing
to him leastwise, a great deal of
money. I keep his coin for him —
deal It out In small lilts. I find
he's Jimt as pleased ol.er a two-dol
lar bill as he is over a five.
"The money end of it don't wor
ry me," Tris repealed.
You have noticed many
a man with that prosper
ous and self satisfied air,
and have thought to your
self: "There is a man who
Is successful, otherwise he
could not afford that gem
glistening in bis shirt
front and that beautiful
solitaire on his finger."
This impresses everyone
as it does you, and you
can have the same appear
ance with a lesser Invest
ment than you Imagine.
We would suggest that
yon call and let us show
you our beautiful assort
ment of DlamondK, and by
quoting you a few prices
you will readily see that
you can afford to look
Do not forget that a
Diamond must be bought
from a reliable roncern,
■md one that you have the
utmost confidence In.
This ra a reliable house.
!•:( 1 HruHilu.i\.
(iiur(t«* Am'ouiilk Invited.
Your <*r*<llt Ix (io'Hl.
must pay the prevail
ing prices for labor and
material; it has no choice
but to submit to the tre
mendous increases in cv
srything entering into the
giving of transportation
service — but before the
street railways are permit
ted relief of any kind
whatsoever either in elim
inating crushing burdens
or in increasing rates they
must wait until their situ
ation is so weak that the
right to increase their
aarnings cannot be denied.
7 acoma Railway and
■ Then what id U.Uierlng you "
The manager of the Giant-killers
hesitated. "1 don't know that I
dii^lii to Bi>eak of It even—lt mtglit
get the idea started, if it hasn't
"What idea?" altnobt mapped
"Kidnaping' - - that'i what I'm
afraid of," lie whispered to Win
"Kidnaping I: I,arkln?
They'd have In bind and gag Ml
giant keeper first."
■Oh, they'd manage that if they
sel out to try," said TrlH gloomily.
Jumna Wlnton Shute fell hark
on his gray matter. Then came
the In am of dawning solution.
"We'll put Home one to watch
the keeper that watches the vic
tim." he said.
"The heat detective we can get
,ln the city, with two strong-arm
!bo\s for a body-guard.
And they did. Unknown to Bar
ney Karkin, his piscatorial friend.
Krnest Steadman, sat In front of
his hedronm door, keeping watch.
Unknown to l.urkln or Bteadman.
downstairs the cleverest detective
In the city kept vigil, reinforced
by two able, diamonds in the
roiigh, very rough.
The day of the first name of lh<»
World Series, all Philadelphia's
own, was clear and mild. There
were, crowds of hilarious people,
parades, music, and speculation —
hoth idle talk und money talk.
The odds closed 10 to 6 on the
Phillies. If rumor was right, this
Tris Ford deserted his private.
ofl'ii-H shortly after high noon and
went to the locker room —an un
heard-of proceeding for him. Then
he waited round Impatiently. On
the dot, as the clock pointed to
IS:S9, a triumphal procession
mined ceremoniously Into the pres
ence of the chief of the Giant
At IU head was Barney l.arkin.
a smile uuon his boyish face and
a rocky look in his eye that
brought Joy and comfort to the
manager. Closo behind wan Ernest
Sii>ailman, also smiling. Next
came an Inconspicuous citizen, eas
ily mistaken for a prosperous trav
eling man - the clever detective.
■ fringing up the rear were two
llow-browed fellows -either pugi
lists In ordinary or highly efficient
Trls Ford laughed. He couldn't
Although the team, with one
•exception, was not a party to the '
(From Last Night's Pink Edition.)
1 IlEi*" ' ' liis^B
BY THE PINK EDITOR
It ought not to be hard to say a kind word about that next door
neighbor of yours. Scratch your head, now and think. Remember,
HID for tbe best one.
They do nay that Arthur McUiuley of the M. & M. hat shop is
the greatest fisherman in the world—and how he does love those
cipenlng-day fishing trips!
Arthur tried his luck Sunday and came back with a bunch of
fish a lot bigger than they really were. Ask him about it.
In connection with the trip, kind words should be let fall on
C, F. Lewis of the Burnside Mat shop, Bert Fuller of the Coffee
I'liuiiiiiiiß Co. and Frank Fairlnstou, all of whom helped Arthur
bring i,ihum the bacon.
The 10th company, coast artillery, Is going to dine on dainties,
with Kugene Kelly as company cook.
Everybody who eats at the Kcoiiey cigar store, 946 Pacific,
knows Kelly, and there going to miss him when the call conies.
Kelly is not only a patriot, but he has mastered the art of dish
ing out good cats.
"The time has come," the Congress said,
"To talk for days and days
Of Pensions, Pies, and Philippines,
And how the Public pays,
And why the plutocrats are plump,
And whether pork needs praise."
Tenth company, coast artillery, has another big asset In Gus
Fetck, the barber. The hoys will have no excuse for not being;
shaved in the finest fashion. Gus intends to do his part to help the
company live up to its reputation as "the millionaire company." The
ability with which he wields the razor will make the enemy sit up
und take notice.
"Ol X COIVIKY! In her mir ■«.• with foreign nations may
vln- al»iiys 1..- in the rinht; but 1)1 It OOrXTHY right or wrong."—
Walter R. Scott, of Puyallup, former clerk of the county com
, mission, Is another patriot who In anxious to do his bit. He knows
i so much about drugs and medicine that he has made application for
service in the quartermaster's reserve corps.
Mrs. Stuart Rice is rapidly gaining the reputation of being the
ablest recruiting officer in town. Tacoma women are pouring Into
the headquarters of the National Women's Service league to register
in case Inclo Sam needs them.
deep, dark .secret, the players
plainly shared ttie relief which
Trls Ford experienced at bight of
lianiey I.m I,in
They saiiK as they put on their
uniforms, and ono would have
HiippoHcd, to look in upon them,
that they were preparing for
morning practice in the training
xeaxon, instead of Retting ready
to fight for the highest honorn of,
the town—and the popularity of
the home town.
Wild tumult broke loose at
sight of the Giant-killers, answer
ing the yell which had gono up on
the appearance of the Phillies.
An acute-sighted fan Jumped up
in his place hack of first, and ig
noring the shouts of "Down in!
front!" ticanned the playing field
from a point near second base to
the Giant-killers' bench much as
an anxious mother would look lor
her lost child. Tneu la agonized
accents he demauded of apace;
•Where's Win Shute?"
Eyes by the thousand traveled
to the edge ot clay-base path in '
Huhi. There an uneasy substi
tute was trying his hardest to ac
uomplluU the impossible—fill tite
spiked shoes of the king of second
What on the terrestrial ball did
It mean? Was TrU Ford crazy?
Tardily, 15 minutes after the
hour set for the game to begin,
the official announcer raised his
megaphone and sing-songed the
The fans howled with delight
when they heard that Barney Lus
kin was to pitch for the Giant
killers, although they knew it, of
course. But when the announcer
added that Pervls wus to "play
second base in place of Shute,"
the fans gave loud vent to their
"What's the matter — Win
Shute hurt?" they shrieked.
Around the vast assemblage,
starting In the press box, flying
through the grandstand, leaping
We Want Your Itnsincss
lion'i put off buying expect
ing |v i< «'s in on in- dowu.
Nuililiiit in Might. We aim
l<> follow Hi.- market with
out iLskliiK exorbitant prices.
Pure l.ard in bulk, OR**
per pound L DC
Ijard Compound In 001-,
bulk, i ■'■ pound . . . tt:C
Kreuli ( li mill 11 I irnniiT)
Butlor, A 1)) 1 *
lull OMMI Cheese, A"» 1
per poiiiiil L\ uC
lAM-al Kaiiili Kkhn, on#»
per dozen «3UC
Codruit Middle*, 1 7 ■ «
fancy strip, per lb. . . I I &C
COAItSE FIX>»'R, 100
--pound HarkH, excellent
for bread; very *Q 7t\
special, per sack ywi I 3
Yellow Pea.«, 0K *»
4 |x>ninU ZJ C
Brown Rice, 0K«»
4 pnuiHlx Z3C
Whole White Rice, 0C«
5 pounds Z JO
• ill Mmnninl, 0C«
4 pounds ZOC
iViiiuit Butter, bulk, flr
'£ pound* • ZOC
Wlnenap Apple*, extra fancy,
<. \ ICI >l N M I US
All kind*, bulk or park
age*. Heed Potatoes (Hilon
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Friday, April 6, 1917— T HE TACOMA TIMES— Page Two.
to the pavilions, reaching at last
to the bleachers, sped the answer:
Gloom, impenetrable gloom,
nettled down upon a majority of
i i»" great throng—those who had
come to help the Giant-killers
win. Their quick minds were re
calling what the rival manager,
John Marlin, had given out after
the Olant-killers downed New
York. They remembered every
word of it:
1 want to go on record m say
lug that Sliutf \m the greatest boll
player in the world. He wins
more game* for his dull than any
other man on the diamond today
—and winning s» Is what
i inintv in liiiwlmll. 1 say >i»ntn —
Khute Is the jjivnt«-Ht ball player
in the world. With him no major
league team would be weak—
A Whole Carload
of the Famous
Will Be Here In a Few Days
Known for over 60 years as
one of the best constructed
desks on the market. For
beauty of design they can
not be surpassed. Made
in all grades and finishes.
Prices to suit.
J§S MEN'S This Store Presents its compliments DreSSy F^%
suita *>*• Waists «**
xfT *?£ Amprir^n Rpfi for easter and
\J^W and the /AIHCI lCdll I\CU THE BALL
J^/Hr\ Cross Work m^ i^sf
ItC f%* ° W 1 an(* *s a<* to donate s advertising T^ ' aSB^ *
la MM\\ J 3P^e today to the exploitation of the /^ \^BB&s\\ J^k
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Tf £^^ NIVAL AND BALL AT THE GLIDE J V|HitterJWb
U/^l^ RINK ON TUESDAY NGHT, APRIL J^'^T^'^^'f N
\*\ !<Hh. A good time, full of patriotic en- \ / \
II as*ern Outfitting Co. lip
4CH/^ 1110 Broadway :r. (% v r J
(|QN Fine Georgette Crepes, and
n j^t tl t a i-u i , Crepe de Chine
Credit Terms That Are Liberal lltis t0 your v&nt&ge> t0 post yourself of the ele .
pleasant and confidential will be extended to you J gant line of dressy Blouses we carry. It is and will
by purchasing your new Suit tomorrow for jbe our aim to show the neatest and most attractive
EASTER AND THE BALL. Spring Suits of the fancy waists at prices that surely will appeal
better kind only do we sell and yet the prices are observe our windows, see the stock inside and
most reasonable, ranging from $15.00 to $35.00 select one for Easter and the ball at.ss, $7.50 or $9
FAMOUS CLARKSON j J^g^fejWS | BP RING SUITS
IH BLACK ALL THE 6>J i "tS,^^
NEW SPRING SHADES 1110 Broadway SKIRTS AND
ONLY $3.00 I The Store where your Credit is i; v °
L L Good. l I
without him the best team would
be m-i-I«mi«i> crippled.
Over in N«w York a few feet
away from the ticker, which wm
announcing the beginning of play,
Jake Stinger and his friends were
(Continued in Our Next Issue.)
TITKN TO THE CLABBIFIRP
RKSII.TH. HKFI PAGK BKVKN.
WANT ADS ON PAGK 7 FOI\
WANT TO JOIN?
HERE'S HOW TO
If you want to fight for
Uncle Sam, here is a list of
places to go and talk it over
with the officers in charge:
Room 200, second floor,
Bank of California building,
13th and Pacific.
Second floor, Croft hotel,
1519 Pacific aye.
Ground floor, 1317 Paci
i Mmi 1 Maurice Thompson,
Armory, 948 Pacific ay«.,
910 Pacific aye., 1117 Pa
cific aye.. Old Taconia drug
Htore, North 30th st., corner
of I'nion aye. and 54th st.,
N. O. \V. CAVALRY
Troop B headquarters.
Armory, South 11th and
Registration offices of the
National League for Wom
en's Service, ground floor,
18th and Commerce Sis.
Strictly rroe.li Ranch QQ-
Eggs, per dox CvC
Hugar Oared Hams, OC«
per Ib IOC
Sugar Cured Break fant
per 1b L\t\*
Full Cream Gheeac, Oil.
per 1b L I 20
Lake Park Creamery /|Cr»
Butter, per lb *fuC
North Star Creamery A At*
Butter, per lb. *»*f C
Hulk Creamery JO
Butter, per lb. 40C
Gold Dust AaparaguH, 4ft
I«t can I UC
Royal Crown Flour, a good
l>iistrj flour, regular i>rlc«-
Qiipen Flour, absolutely the
boat; regular price 92.25,
Saturday »f) 4 C
only $L, 13
Breakfast Cocoa, in bulk,
Our 85c M. ft J. Blend,
Saturday only, Oil*
per lb OUC
Our 80c Java Blend, ftatur
per lb Loli
Our 17 He XXXX Blend,
Saturfoy only, 1C A
per Ib I UO
MOI'NTAIX VIKW BIIMAL
AH Perpetual Care.
Now available for Immedi
A Modern Park Cemetery.
Situated at end of So. Ta
coma Car Line.
For Information Call
J. F. >liiipli), PreHident
! Springtime and
Nature at this season clothes herself In her most charming
By style, quality, workmanship, service and moderate prices,
THE MODE ART
In Us Easter exhibition endeavors to supplement Nature's
Easter Showing of Suits
Will be found worthy of careful inspection.
All prevailing colors and models reprpsented.
Cloth Suits at 923.00 and jM-yoo
Wool Jersey Suits at ... $25.00 and $:W.OO
~i Silk Suits 93.1.00
All fancy high-grade suits, Q/IQ Cfl
Exclusive models, values to $67.50, at . y'rJiJU
KAHTKR SHOWIXO OF HIM SHOWING OF
Newest and most chic pat- ' Featuring the latest styles
i Including pussy willow and and Bhapes ' including the
crepe de chine with Khaki new Tailored Sailors.
Kiml collars and cuffs. Combinations of Milan,
Also the new Sport Waist in Hemp, Georgette, Crepes
white, others of Georgette and gtraWß MjUineg and
Crepe, Pussy Willow or «,,,,,
Crepe de Chine, plain or in c" ?" Rck Llser J es ' etc;
fancy styles Riblion, flower and Novelty
Shades include Chartreuse, iT imß-
Gold. Maize. Coral, Cop.., Bnd underfacln * in •»
Flesh and White. colors.
Prices 1|8.9R to $ 12.50 Prices from fff to $IH.-,0
KABTKR SHOWING OF KAHTKR SHOWING OF
Long Coats, medium lengths. KW Glove 8( whUe
Sport Coats for all kinds of stitched,
wear. White with black heavy em-
In all best materials. broidered backs, plqu. and
I. all latest colors. overseam.
In all newest patterns. One and two-clasp. Also
To fit all figures. "kin Glores, the onU real
To suit all purse*. washable. »
Priced from 97.80 to f49.50 Price* f 1.25, Sl.fio A 92.85
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the liiuln-.il; prin v the lowest.
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