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BIG BUSINESS" SWINGS PANIC CLUB
klht.-'oft' t0 t,lc pr°P'c °' Rainier valley and tin fighting
#,*-$ of the Duwamish.
f-Jt'i » mighty healthy -'Lin in an) city when people are
lb to ret out and fight it their right* Seattle conk) use
Ljiprr of such militant residents.
tE^ t,lc *>.■•-• •"•, m lM>th valley cases:
f The railroad corporation—in one case the Stone-Webster
*L_^ V( in the other Crawford's Kenton line—were gouging
JjJL,!- Promises made to the people by the railroads had
Jwot-tn. The overcharge was outrageous, was illegal, was
\L_ ,_•_! to the people in the territory affected.
tV'Utfh the people were right, tin still had to pay
ft* pet-pie were law-abiding .iconic—like everybody else.
it* sent to the courts for justice. '1 he courts held they were
r\t* '"'" ;•*■-■
liß-tit teems that when a big wealthy concern is wrong, it
• terpen being wrong and grinding down the people as long
lint «re higher courts to appeal to, demurrers to be raised,
.j technicalities to be scraped up and argued over.
! .Tit people could not afford to wait.
.Vow tbere are two things to da. when you're up against a
apt _i!l like this. One is to go home and endure it.
* Bat the people of the Duwamish and the Rainier valleys
fc'tdo this. They got out ami fought.
'Mot who will go hungry and cold and wet in a fight for
PEOPLE BATTLE FOR RIGHTS
Btjier Valley People Up i n Arms Over Attempt by
Company to Collect Exorbitant Fares —Cars Are
Held for Two Hours and Police Called to Prevent
Hit -m the prvvallitK attitude
lt_.pe.pte of Rainier Valley
hat**... Hem eomiH. 1.-.l flahl
'tooH 'tm ! oaaal legal channels
tat-a*:*!***. atrategy. Others
| tn*.-. * ->! rough and tumble
'■-■i*. Mr. the Blah, waa over.
itmam tilth-1 of every deecrlp
»»«--■- against th- Seattle.
law* Southern Railway Co.
;li-.v* m was all but demolish
.* la operation of other cars
»SESSION OF REPUDIATED
CONGRESS BEGINS MONDAY
By Gtlson Gardner.
. WASHINGTON. D. C . Nov. 2).— The following ar* th* subject*
mm s'ttl Interest the third session of th* Slaty-first congress,
ytt It begin:
A tail to provide federal charters for outlawed corporation*.
* - ship subsidy bill.
I Tk* tentrat bans plan of Senator Aldnch.
; • Sirwt* pott,
;. Atrtndment of th* house rule, to provide for a. committe* on
: ,T>t tariff commission; enlargement of Its power, and th* con
hutwi *f its life.
' teat resolution* for th* recognition of th* republic of Portugal
Reset of th* special committee appointed to Investigate
r*Vt tt corruption in the election of Senator William Lorimer,
I Kir-lit :« , ■*-*. '-'-" • . ***-" '• ik
I Reapportionment in accordance with th* new census, Increas
>. I** number of members of th* house of representatives and
mtema a new ratio of repr**«ntation.
taatrpl of railway capital.
I ' fcotllaneou. bills looking to tariff revision. .«
--' Rto Appalachian forest reserve bill, pending in th* scnat* and
at fa's Sat* in February.
\h* providing pensions for superannuated, government em
[ *spor| of the Ballinger investigating committee.
-i Appropriation bill*.
•*»«idatlßlst.ation Is particu- tbetr character. If they arc
Statu-, to aecure favorable g^lJiSt?? In the fa. • «
» tattoo, to s*e»r* favorable , £ >p||Ur _. u^% ,
_» ! 'Ma session of congress What Taft Wants.
'.tt ship subsidy a-.: the fed- The administration would like
* tamvoratiiin bil's. lto(b (o add the central bank plan of
_|_- might be considered as Senator Aldrich to it. legislative
■80S la ■'.. Interest of ape program It 1- doubtful, however,
■-use* »r..l not popular in If thla will In- done. The commla-
MLEB POWERS "THE GENTLEMAN FROM THE BLOODY 11TH"
*•> Powers, Man of Iron.
P*", Times Convicted of
•aer, Now Congressman
gW in Kentucky Feud Dis
KJ.UVIU.E, Ky., Nov. 29.
Ej__ J'*' gentleman from the
mm Kfrntucky" steps forward
B_*_r_2! t0 "** *worn In as a
!ra, f 7, t.*, *x|y-->econd congress
_t_T: !_* rir»t time In history
_%P_____ hM ••"■ administered
BK___» times convicted of
EgartM sentenced to life Im-
V?.i- 0"c "'••Jered to bo
*»■£, oall]' ,reed by «'**<-■«-
B-S*» <«"<* bones.
IS-m at V*tea, thin lip.
l|w .Hills. ,
'he hsd heard a Jury
'■ftLi"! 11"'" ***'■ «*-fi'
S* *_m___7m ad h""n "rdered
2<u;.r rt ,H« had
__F*m___mrT__r M* *'"Ar* *n6\
s__ ***___rti *
%** htm. ben Oov* VV'tllson
_s^__f*J__! "ar"'l «■"•»■•
B_|T the , M . , t
/J * *** ,0 the bloody
wa. Impeded by those »' refused
to pay 'he extra Illegal nickels de
manded by the corporation.
.1 Dugdale'* ball, lUtnler .teach,
a monster matta in.-.-111. crowded
literally rrom wall to wall with de
termined commuters, men and wom
en. passed virulent resi.tutlim. ike
In* upon the city council to pur
chase the franchise of the 8. it.
* S. at It. assessed valuation.
Council Busy, Too.
At the city council meeting, rrso
Inn. were p*M-d for the ousting
of the company from the use of]
Eleventh," the mountain feud di» been school teacher, cadet nt West
trlet. He swamped his opponent, Point (quitting on account of weak
Congressman Don Edwards, by 10,- eyes), law student, superintendent
000 votes. Although the normal re- of public schools In » mountain
publican majority was cut in half a' country, and finally secretory of
the election. Powers was sent to con* the state of Kentucky, until ousted
gram* by a big plurality by a contest and then arrested us a
Even now hla enemies arc after felon,
him. The London Mountain Echo, But even before that, lit* had
.1 republics paper, thinks the nine given him Its cup of bitterness to
Kentucky congressmen should tnko quaff. In his young manhood he
steps to havo him ousted. It'll Hi' married a girl whom be knew hen
chances are that Powers will be tt law student Six mouths after
sent to congress for years. | ward In- stood by bet grave. While
il' n: 11. in hi. time be baa a . -m old I
The Seattle Star
their rights, who will forget comforts and ease, who will stay
Up .ill night in the rain, who will lake oil their i. ..its, roll tip
their sleeves and fight for their rights ,m tin- kind of citi-ens
we need here in Seattle just at the present time. -
For there are many thing* in this town which need right
ing. We need some men. (in instance, who will get out and
fight for an administration of the city light department FOR
Men who will get in and help drive out those men who
have encouraged vice slut has given Seattle a black nunc from
ocean to ocean so that the*, might grow rich.
Th.* men who will go into the courts and demand that
justice be done between the man who make. $2 a day and the
corporation thai makes a half million .1 year,
Fight on, you people. Even though you might lose this
skirmish, your example will lie worth millions to your cause in
future years. *
Once let the gouging big concerns know that you will no
longer passively submit to extortion and abuse and they will
hesitate before they try another robbery game.
Tin- is not a justification of violence. There is a difference
that every law-abiding citizen know. Ami when the whole
truth of the rioting at Rainier Beach comes oat, it will be found
that sonic company employes didn't mind ■ bit having some
window* broken no that the company could put the people in
atreeU unauthorised by Its Iran
All In all. It was a night that
blatoneil forth In no mi.takahle
i manner to President Crawford and
other officials ot the .mi--.li (hat
the |x-op!e of the valley declared for
a fight for their rights and meant
•■■ fight to tbe end.
Trouble started early In the eve-'
nl".*, when one man held out
against paying another nickel de
manded by Conductor T. J. Cusaack
of car No. 104. lie finally com
promised by agreeing lo pay, but
I wanted the conductor to sign the
printed receipt given by the com
pany aa a guarantee of the return
of the eitra nickel If the supreme
court should finally decide against
the eitrs fare.
.ton will be ready to report some
limn In January, but -.- oppoel
lion ot (he Insurgent member* of
the senate and hou.e would prob
ably he strong enough to keep the
bill from being passed before
Parcels Post Again.
The Insurgents In the house and
the progreaalvea tn Ihe senate will
have ih.'lr legislative program.
Thi. will Include the Appalachian
forest reserve bill. Indorsed by the
Conservative league and (Jlfford
llnchot; the panel. post bill; en
largement of the powers nt the
tariff commission, and amendment
of the house rulea to provide a
committee on committee*.
Recognition of the republic of
Portugal is liable to be urged from
either side ot the chamber. The
remarkable conduct of Mr. Knoa
make. thi. Inevitable. Portugal
I* a republic, and by nil the tradi
tions of our republic the new gov
ernment should have been recog
nised long ago.
Whitewash for Lorimer.
Senator William L-JT-SMf "la to
receive a rout of whitewash similar
to that administered by President
Taft to Mr. Ilalllnger. Chairman
Burrow* will write the majority re
port administering th.- whitewash,
and Senator Fraser will come
through wltb a minority report
dealing with the facta.
Th* members of th* congress
which now meet, are not th* n»w
member. chosen in th* election*
held November 8. It is one of th*
freaks of our form of government
that more than a year mutt pats
before th* people's will can find
expression through th* activities
of member* elected to succeed a
SEATTLE, WASH., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29. 1910.
The rest of the passenger* paid
the full fare and wanted to _3St
butne for supper. Hut tho car men
refused to go on until every extra
nickel had been collected, and
» ht ii they realised that force would
i-'* unavailing, tliey determined to
la. i. tlir ear up to Columbia *ia
(lon an.l .Idetrark It.
Then Riot Started.
Whru the conductor gave the
I.- lit to back ui'. It was the signal
for a small riot. The trolley went
off and the car wa. left in dark*
:!<•»« Immediately etrry window
tn tbe car was attut.hed.
Cltlten. near by yelled encourage
ment, and when ihe mniuiman at-
nil.'. to fit the trolley, mtasltea
were hurled at him. ... that to- aa.ia
(Continue- en P.g. Thra'a.)
congress which ha. failed' to re
ceive the popular inilora.m.nl
Th* member* who lake part In
this short session will in many In
stances merely show how badly
congressman can legislate who
hay* been repudiated at th* polls.
More Dotty Dialogue
don't you go to
hunk-. "Well. I
am going to work
nest a il til Hi i' r.
Then I will make
enough coin 10
last roe through
next winter. I
had a bad cold
last night. That.
why I drank. I art" ii mistake. I
should have taken an onion. Of
course, I'm poor. There's a lot of
poor people In the world. l.« me
bo your friend, will you? If I had
the money I would drink more brer.
I don't drink any, anyway,"
Judge Cordon Interrupted Ar
thur's rambling .-.plain.' to In
form him he was discharged.
* WASHINCTON. Nov. 19.— *
* Tlie population of the slate *
* of Nebraska waa announced *
* ha tho census bureau today *
* ** 1.152.214. *
mma*44aa * a a a a * a
died, 11.- WSI refused pet mlH.lon
to attend the funeral.
111. experience, would havo
broken down the ordinary man.
Hut Powers, no mailer what people
think of hi. guilt or Innocence, Is
not an ordinary man. Ills will Is
Iron, his nerve i mii. .i steel.
When Ho- whole statu literally
rocked with passion, when hi faceil
hostile Judges, prosecutors and
Juries, ho never quelled
in .i preliminary trial nt Frank.
Continued on Pay* Three,
WALL ST. PLANS ITS OLD SCARE GAME
OUTBURST OF EVERETT TRUE
\ I rev. you if. wrong., ■■■. >ii have 1
NO respect FOR property right... look at '
The lawless way; they wesist rill, legal,
•methods of the street car cos.
ITS SOCIAL,! 3 TIC, IT nr«rf_ ANAHCHY. IT MEANS. •*—
That "Hurt the Town" Argument
"The people who object milt
loudly to a civic housecleaning
I are usually the** who profit
■re ti.u.tly tho** who profit
Sty the dirt and uncl*ann*». " *
Ouy ■ Carleton !.ee. teacher, lec
ture-., author and editor, , .king
j frota the experience* of llalllmore.
'la* hone . li. hit the nail on the
| >,■___ IS describing graft conditions
jin Seattle before an audience at
, th* V M. C. A. last nigh. The lec
ture was entitled "When Ihe People
Mr !.<<- told of Be)tin • ■■■ a* *
' graft ridden city, and how. after a
houaecleanlng; the city rose to
11. I ralt-H l*v_aa I
NEW YORK, Nov. 29— A bomb
exploded in the doorway of th.
in Ua Trinaorlas saloon. In the
heart of th. (Sicilian settlement. In
Kllasbeth at., early today, com
pletely wrecking the saloon, blow.
Ing Ibe front Inward, and damag
ing adjacent floors. Till- explosion
hurled sleepers In (he tenement.
Shore from their beds und cracked
window, for 1.1... around
The police re.erves hail a hard
tank luiaiitig th.- panic-stricken
MAC WAS HUNGRY
"I '.-' Jim-.I (o ft to bed mill I
had ray dinner."
This W*. the excuse advanced by
W. T. McCarty iii police court i"
day when askud to explain why lu
tried to whip everybody In sight
last night. Patrolman dray tried
to put Mac to bed, but McCarty In
slated on his dinner, to dray sent
him to Jail. It cost McCarty $10
thla 1111,1 ilini'.
* WEATHER FORECAST. *
* :; *
* For Seattle an.l vicinity: Oc- .
* casionai ralu tonight or Wed- *
* nesdayt light easterly winds. *
, __| «—.
- - !_; -3 a
ANTI.EHH, Okla., Nov. 2!)— This
11111.. Oklahoma town li In mom
ing • today, following the recovery
hint night of the bodies of eight
mln.-ik entombed by mi plosion
Five oilier men were blow cleat
out of Iho mouth of the mine by
the force of the explosion. The
others were reached by frantic dig
ging, spurred on by the anxiety
of ti,.. pntlre town. Bui It wus
too late to help. All the men were
All th.- dead men were married
and had made their homes hero
im. i th. iiiitn-H opened ten years
t__, II _ I C 1.4. v_»_r rvra—> ' 11 ' if f. 'a J 1
IT mart, that wr. wont .stand ron ANY
MOAe Lf.lr/lL COuci'iC m-id cej\i .i >
IT fiewis THAT WC WILL n*vr TO KNOCK
•SOME SfNSt into mot ftuufto NINNIES
line .o. and THAT'S what I'm poinc.
Referring to recent disclos
ures here, he said: "We had
th* same *.p*n*ncc In Balti
more, of a chief of police who
lent hi* aid to th* forces of
evil, and who was in league
with the grafters. We had a
housecleaning. Baltimore i*
now more prosperous than ever.
"All over the country the cry
is for good government. We
want, not fak* reform, but
Tonight Mr. I.cc speaks on "The
Mind of a Man "
* SPIT AT WRONG TIME. *
* ';* *
* While City Attorney Pierce *
* was calling off a doien or mora *
* name, -of men arrest by *
* Health Inspector Lows (hi. *
* morning, charged with ex- *
* 'orating In public placea, *
* 0. A. Johnson, a police court *
* spectator, spit on the floor. *
* ll' wsa promptly arrested by *
* Itowe and fined $2. *
* It tl II If tl It » 4 » 4 4 4 4 4 4
That has NOT happened yet.
Wappenstein haa been vindi
Jacob Furth has retired from
Ballard people ST* bootalnf 11.
M. Arms nan-cull candidate for
Th* people are = ittafled with HI
Clarence Gerald ha. Arranged to
rimijiairti fur the Public Welfare
Rainier Beach people are raising
fund, for v statue, for Presldi-nt
Crawford of the Kenton ear Hue.
The courts have lusin i| an In-
Junction in favor of tho people.
But remember, It hasn't happened
WOW! SAYS TARIFF
IT'S TOO LOW
(Ha l r.ll-,1 h-t.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2!).—But tea
on Mime articles In the Pa) nt .1
coming hi'mkloii of congress unless
an effort is made to Increase these
*'\\'o will oppoKia any tariff re
vision hi this session/} said Secre
tary Wskpman today, "unless the
• otigii .-.Minn wain to rale* the
rates. The duty on Millie things
Is not lil.- enough."
Railroads Working Through Allied Interests Plans Old
Scheme of Creating "Hard Times" in Order to Get
What They Want.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. _».--
That th* rallraod* who have de
m.nd.d freight rat. incr.a.e. which
will amount to $75,000,000 annually,
are in I.ague with "big bualnett** to
force the rate, through, i* a atory In,
circulation her* today. The bun '
neat interests art opposed to regu
lation such as is proposed and It is
.aid that Wall Street will Join with
th* railroads in th* fight for
Tlie club that I. in be held over
tin- Interstate commerce cornmta*
.lon and (hi country In Keneral la
"bard tlmi-a." Financial depression
and i-i.ii it I. predicted, will be
thn Itt __M II the rate Increases
are t.'.i Kranted and the business,
Interests let alone, , ).!,, Is Mir) to
have been Intimated plainly
••ii'i.iKii to bo a Wall etieet threat.
Ills business men and railroad
off tela la who have been In Wash
ington during tin- discussion of the
rate question are raid to have been
very pes.lrr.lstlc In their views for
the future financial outlook. Pros
pertly .«•< tn» to have lost Its liarrn,
according to the magnates, and l_e
way In which they .->*,■• said It ha.
1.c.-.. tantamount to .in -anion
of their Intention of bringing about
a financial depression, officials say.
Nab Three Members or
D J C • _!!• -_P ■
I Bad Swindling Gang
With the an. of Percy Hunt
ington and Charles Mitchell last |
; night, police and federal authorities
i believe they have In custody mem
! bers of the gang of .wtndla*r. who
have Infested the northwest for
many months, pausing worthless
bank note. :-._..-
The quick wit of W. 9 IJck.
proprietor of the Ivdlson hotel. 21 Sat
First ay.. wa. responsible for tit*
capture of Mllehell and Huntington.
The pair entered the hotel and tried
to pass a worthless bank note. IJck
.aid "Walt until I get your
change.- .. ■ . ,-,, , |
IB» I al.-a l*r«aa_l
BURNS, Ore. Nov. ».—A trag
edy was enacted here today. In
hi. h Arthur Fisher, an escaped
convict In. Uolpc oenlientlary, i
was killed, and Han W. Ackley,
guard from Boise, dangerously j
wounded. debet. who escaped
from Ihitric prison four years ago,
was plrked up bj Sheriff Klchard
son In llurns last Friday.
Guard Ackley arrived l.a**' night,'
Identified Fisher a. the escaped
convict, ami was preparing at 5:30
this morning to take the Magi- for
Vale. A.kl.-y and Sheriff Rich
ardson were placing the Oregon
boot on the prisoner. Both of
them were stooping over, with
Fisher standing as between them, '
when Fisher reached over quietly
and slipped Ackley's gun out of his
pocket and fired at Sheriff Rich
ardson's head, but missed, where
upon Ac-ley grappled with the .lis
perado, v. ho shot him through the
abdomen, but Ackley fought des
perately. Soon Richardson got an
opening and shot Fisher sl* times,
280 MEN ARE
LOST AT SEA
BERLIN. Nov. 29.— That three
vessels sank near Astrachan, In the
Caspian Sea, and that 280 men were
drowned, ia a report printed in the
Tageblatt here. It is declared that
the vessels were sunk during a
hurricane. A steamship is said to
have been near by when the wreck,
occurred, but was unable to render
assistance. The men who lost
their lives were Russians and Per
Red Hair Didn't Help
Despite the tat that la. Wells,
wanted by the Seattle police as
the leader of a gang of burglars
who looted the Wonder Millinery
Store of ostrich plume* valued nt
$!>,OOO last September, dyed his
hair red, he was arrested yesterday
In Spokane on ■' description fur
nl-.1i.-il by City Detectives Doom
ami .tones. This makes the fourth
member of the tang to i" appre
bended. The capture of Wells Is
expected to dear up numerous bur
drlch tariff are
not hill- enough.
That In the belief
of leei '■ t.l r y
Wnkeinan of the
leaguo Mill op
pose, any tin iff
changes at the
* CHRIST CHURCH, N Z, *
* Nov. 19.—Capt Robert 9 *
* Scott, commanding the Bill *
* nil South polar expedition, *
* sailed from Port Chalmers to- *
* ii.iv on the ship Term Nova *
* for the Antarctic. Capt. *
* Scott, who Joined the vessel *
* here, bop* to reach the South *
* Pole In December, mil. *
ONE MONTH FOR — 25c ■
ii ii i i , 11. «i _.. Nt i . 11.
You can hava Th* Star delivered right at your
door early avary afternoon for 26 cent* par month.
Phone Main 8400 or Ind. 4*ll.
-"".WIT rpWT <>■. m*.!*.". AMI.
\_fl~r. l_,l_n I . M.Ha -l IMif a,.
in. ii tint riots.)
NEW YORK, Nov. 29.—Wa1l st.
i Is reflecting the fight for increased
'freight rates now being waged by
the principal railroads of th* courts ,
try. That Is th* view of prominent.
New York business man who assart
that "business conditions" arc be*
ing manipulated to affect manufac
turing sentiment In favor of the In
creased tariffs. That lh* warn- -
Ings that already have been noted
on the delicate business barometer
of the ticker tap* arc only tenta
tive as yet, but that they may por
tend at leaet a tempest, Is the be
lief of close observers of the gams
The railroads are extremely
anxloua to secure the rate in
crease*, which would amount. It ta
estimated, to t75,000,000 yearly.
11.. money would come first front
the manufacturers, though ulti
mately the consumer would doubt
less be called upon to pay.
Wall at. Itself la lined to arm
cept a. true the sialement of
Jainea J. Hill, UM veteran railroad
er, that "business condition* are
not Katl.lai tory."
THE WAY THEY WORK IT.
Unless rate, are Increased,
(Continued on Page Three.) '
Instead of (he change, I.lrk re
turned with a revolver and forced'
the would- be swindlers Into a Hide
room. Patrolman O'Brien was
A large crowd which gathered in
front of the hotel attracted the at
tention of Thomaa EL Foster, United
State, secret service agent. In __•*
crowd he discovered Herbert Flem
ing. another member of the gang,
foster placed Fleming under arre.i
and then escorted tbe trio to jail.
Foster ... all three men are. am
convicts. So charge has yet I*. . _
laid against any of the men.
* HARRY ORCHARD * : *
* REFUSES PAROLE *
*V. J *
* SPOKANE. Nov. 29. — *
* Harry Orchard, self-confessed *
* murderer of tot nor tlov. *
* ua-nh'-rg, of Idaho, and 14 St
* others, refused - accept hi* *
* release on parole. He say. he *
* is afraid he will 1... killed by *
* men he Implicated if released *
* Orchard professes to have re-*
* formed. He .[reml. much Sr
* time reading th. ______* and *
* exhorting prisoners to accept *■
* the Word. «
* * * * * * **********
NO PROBE FOR
BAN FRANCISCO. Nov. .9—.
That Mayor P. II McCarthy will not
be investigated 'or alleged grafting,
i- the belief in local political circles.
"I li.- mayor was spoken of In con
nection with alleged bribes, mm at
$i" on" sad another of $CO,OOO. Ho
Immediately demanded a grand jury
investigation. 'i he grand Jury de
manded specific charges, but none
That George Russell is the only
postmaster Seattle ever had who
was horn here?
That Robert Moran, the man who
j built the battleship Nebraska, was
once ,i cook In a logging camp?
That Matt Dee, ma* of West Se
attle, sailed before the meet tot 12
That Chief Deputy Prosecuting
Attorney Everett Kills used to i" a
crack sprinter at Harvard
That the only frog farm In King
count, li owned in K. F. Myers, the
waterfront restaurant man?
Woman Can Vote Now
JAM MORE shopping
I// DAYS BEFORE
I 'I —
■ _ i
"Says Simple Simon, as he bepa
In. iin the cuss wot Invented sin.
If you don't believe It just begin.'
. Br I nil..! Pram.)
DO YOU KNOW
OLYMPIA. Nov. 29.—Every
woman in the state of Wash
ington 21 years of age or over
is now entitled to vote, Gov,
Hay having issued a proclama
tion to that effect yesterday.
The returns show that the suf
frage amendment passed by a
vote of 62,299 to 29,676.