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IF GILLIAM WERE A JUDGE IN CALIFORNIA?
E '.'judge Gilliam holds that it is .1 CRIME TO CRITICISE
.But if Judge Gilliam were -i judge in California he would
poor, Ram that it is NOT A CRIME TO CRITICISE A
JUDGE. ' *.'■>
.* .Ami if a Judge Gilliam in California should take such
'jetton as Judge Gilliam too* in Seattle .i fen weeks ago that
California Jutlgt? Gilliam would be committing .i CRIME,
JftvFor in California it is a CRIME FOR A JUDGE TO
PUNISH AN EDITOR OR ANY OTHER CITIZEN FOR
SUCH AN ALLEGED OFFENSE AS JUDGE GILLIAM
LAID AGAINST THE EDITORS OP THE STAR.
I- For the people of California a lull si-,., of years ago
Lots i i Seattle Girls Willing to Wed Lonely
Young Man. Letters in The
VOL. 12. NO. 267.
GILL'S USE OF INJUNCTION BLOCKED
MINISTERS MAY INVADE CAFES
TO PROBE NEW YEAR'S DEBAUCH
Seattle get drunk again to
«trrow night? -
jjt Several Seattle ministers and
[rttlze&s who have been sUrred up
ty'tbe annual debauches which
j kit* disgraced the New Years
• aora have about decided on n rad-
step which get drunk again
tral Seattle ministers and
is who have been stirred up
* annual debauches which
dl-gr < • w Year*
Save about decided on a rati
:ep which may go far toward
■ Despite statements by Gill and
• iVeppy that the ltd will be on to
'sorrow night, the cafe men are
FXBg ahead with their plans. sell
kg reservation.", engaging extra
sitters, and laying In big stocks Of
,_»**. „ I
With a firm tread and bent upon
jCcJeS.,. O. W. Custer of Cripple
ttrtk, walk.d to the face of pier
Iruly yesterday morning and calm
[9 leaped overboard.
was seen by members of the
&eboat Duwamlsh crew, who has
-wsed to his rescue. Custer dls
•-uaed to grasp a life preserver
Ito him. by member- night
; Duwamlsh crew, who has
to hi* Cutter dltt
w.cfctaan at pier 3, and others,
wee-reded In rescuing the body, but
•3 •fforts at resuscitation wtre
rrgfla,* . ' .->■''"• I
.cents In silver and a mem
wrtM*. card from Cripple Creek
»-« No. 816. B. P. O. 8., wer«s
«* only articles found In tho s_e
llf cents In silver and n -
B> card fi
*»ly an I md In the sui
,™*-'s pockets. Custer was about
« years old. The **>dy will be
M* St Butterworth's morgue; pend
■s word, from Cripple Creek.
'I!y Palled Ire.a I
;VSOIBB. Idaho, Her.. 30.—As .1 re
■ •' of the controversy between
if**." Brady and Secretary of State
____P*. It waa reported today that
Joovement Is on foot to abolish
•*.National Guard of Idaho.
• "" ' A
i* WATER SHUT OFF NOTICE. A
* '•*•' . _____ ■ - , .
i* Water will bo shut off In *
* ta* Fort Law ton district west *
* g Mth ay. w. from West Gar- *
•Held , t . to Salmon Hay water- *
»*y .Saturday, December 31,*
J from :> a. m. to 6 p. gi. *
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» « « 41 *J *■ a **V« ¥ 4«l*,
Their Time Is Short
It I* a safe bet that the annual
debauch will be pulled off as
usual, for all Weppy Is concerned,
and for all the cafe men are con
The men who are Interested In
civic decency have decided It Is
time to take some action.
The plan moat In favor today I*
to. have a committee of ministers
and laymen make a trip through
the cafe district tomorrow night
and get an idea of the ass of peo
ple who Join In the New Years
What use they will make of the
MAN FLIES 375
MILES IN LESS
THAN 8 HOURS
111, raited I'iki i
PARIS, Dec, 30.— Flying 375
miles in 7 hours and 40 minutes.
Aviator Tadatesu today set a
new record for the Michelle
prize of $4,000 for distance
flight. At 3:20 this afternoon
th* blrdmsn wss still in the air,
reeling off the mile* and threat
ening to eclipse the duration
record of 8 hour* and 11 min
ute*, held by Henry Farman.
The previous distance record
was made by Le Gagntux, who
covered 320.0 miles.
* GIVES MEDAL TO MUSEUM. *
* George Healy, a Persian A
* carpenter, left a Victoria *
» Cross with tho city comptrol- *
* l«r yesterday as a donation to A
* the Washington Art museum. A
A tie says that It was given to A
a blm by the Itussian govern* *
» roent for bravery In the Hut-so- #
* .Japanese war. He Is a mv *
» live of Persia. *
fltf tailed Tree*. 1
PORTLAND, Or., Dee. 80.—Fol
lowing his return from Port
Stevens, which he visited on bus
iness connected with the construc
tion of better fortifications, Major
Mctndoe, corps of engineers, U. 8.
A., lid that four of the sixty-inch
searchlights provided for use at the
mouth of the Columbia, have been
Installed, and until six additional
arrive from the east, It is probable.
smaller lights will be put in place
V ——. —
Peart*— a .leant,a were re. .irdted in Sa
sllle ir.lerd.tr roar were jjerfrrina
1 ali'.ae ***** ....... I above SO. and lour
otilrra ttr.ru in llirtr 40*.
passed a law TO CURB ANY JUDGE GILLIAMS Wilt)
MIGHT PERCHANCE GET ON THE CALIFORNIA
So, should a California JUDGE GILLIAM pull down his
ponderous law hooks to search for ■ LAW under which to sum
mon, try, convict and punish a citizen who dared to criticise
him he would find this LAW:
Section I.— No speech, statement 'or publication re
flecting upon or concerning any court or any officer thereof
shall be treated or punished as a contempt of such court
unless made in the immediate presence of such court while,'
in session and in such a manner as to actually interfere
with its proceedings.
The Seattle Star
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ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN SEATTLE
Information gathered Is proble
Men and women, they say, whose
tiros are beyond reproach during
the rest of the year, do think- dur
ing the excitement of Now Year*
eve that would be unthinkable to
them daring the rest of the year
"The plan is a tine one." said
Rev J lit) Powers, pastor of the
Boylsfon Avenue Unitarian church.
"1 think It should be done by a
representative committee of min
inters and laymen. I shall be down
town myself on Now Year* era,
seeing what Is going on." '-: "
111, I tlllerl Pre— l
NEW YORK, tier 30.—"Nothing
In the teachings ct Christian
j Science or In tha writings of Mrs.
Eddy Justify any statement* look
ing to physical resurrection, and
any tendency In that direction Is
abnormal In view of the scientists,"
sald Eugene Cox, chairman of the
Christian Science publicity com
mittee for the slate of New York.
Cox's statement was given out In
answer to statements of Mi*,.
Augusta Stetson, excommunicated
member of tho First church of New
York, that Mrs. Eddy taught that
she would return to earth after
"Any attempt." said Cox, "to deify
Mrs. Eddy or to make her an equal
with God and with Jeans Christ
was equally repugnant to the nor
mal teachings of Christian Science."
(Br t tilled fre** I
LOS ANGKLKS, fill, Doc. 30.—>
Five hundred San Hit-gam-. accom
panied by a brass band, arrived on
a special train today to attend the
aviation meet. Upon leaving their
train the visitors paraded the
streets. Accompanying them were
CO officers from I'm! Itoaei ran*.
United watch night service will
b« held by the Salvation Army at
their hall. 212 Occidental ay. Thu
meeting will begin at 10:30 p. m.,
and will bo conducted by Brigadier
and Mrs. Dubbin, chief divisional
officers for Washington and Ore
Kin* Utile newroinevr* were lirmnlit
from Hloraland 1.. Sealtln 1.... H. -. a....i.l
Inar In the iilrlli rertlfli alia re. elii-rt al
Hi* rllr hall reaferdar. lit wen hoy*
Bad Ih* remainder clrla. .-_.,
SEATTLE, WASH.. FRIDAY, DECEMBER JO. 1910.
NO COURT ORDER
TO HELP MAYOR
Judge Albcttson, in Denying Gill's Petition for Temporary In
junction, Advance**, Sound Reasons Why Courts Should
Not Let Legal Technicalities Thwart the Will of the
People. :,*f: •;■''.:'.',*,_,■;'>■-. . .
"The court ought not to hunt Industriously to thwart Ihe mani
fest will of the people."
"Where there I* »ny doubt In Ih* construction of the law, the
doubt should be resolved in favor of the free expression of the popu
"Even If there Is only a probability that this restraining order
might defeat th* will of th* people, by delays. I should hesitate to
invoke th* right of this court to grant it eft th* slight showing made "
"It Is to be regrstlsd that courts should be called upon to de
termine questions of public Importance ea Instantaneously."
In these words. Judge Albertson this morning dlapotved of Mayor
GUl's attempt to use the Injunction in order to save himself from
the recall election. GUI askonl thai a,restraining order be Issued
against Comptroller Ilolhwell: prohibiting blm from certifying to the
council that the required number of signatures had been signed lo
the recall petition
• Jill's law partner, Frye, pleaded that the hearing on his appli
ration be continued at least until nest Tuesday. In .i.l. to make
a showing that some of the signature* are fiauiu
KNOCKED THIS OUT.
Assistant Corporation Counsel Uradtord ami Wllmou Tucker op
posed hi* request on the ground that |to grant this delay would
mean that the comptroller would be compelled to violate but duty,
which requires htm to certify to the ooutK-.l within 10 days after be
receive* th* petition. The last day ta tilts ease expire* at . o'clock
Frye, assisted by Attorn*) Blewett, raised a constitutional ques
tion, declaring that the charter amendment permitting the recall
of city officers was not technically ( .*••<! In accordance with lav*.
Judge Ait»ert*4va overruled e**ery«obtectlon raised by GUl's com
plaint. hiding the one relative to the right of women to slats the
parti lion, ftffisiTf s>4T*tahTjf^^
Ihe comptroller must ni'lli this petition, and ha would be
violating his duty If he didn't," said Judge Alberttvrm "Th- court
will not tt* hi* hands la the performance of hi* duty. A restrain
ing order at this lime would r^tt '.he effort* of the people un
availing and frultle**, and the .■**,.t win not deny to the people
the privilege contemplated by the charter amendment.'*
IN REBEL BATTLE
iris 1 altea Ire- '
GALVESTON, Texas. Dee. .10 -
That Ma) Paso, a stronghold of the
revolutionists, has been captured
In a battle In which It federal sol
diers were killed. I* confirmed In
private dispatches received here to
day from Chihuahua
The report that Colonel Guxam
PROBE FOR JAP
ill, tallest Ire.. I
Manila. Dae 30.—Unusual sec
recy cloaks the movements of the
military authorities who are In
veattgatlng tho activity of Japanese
In the Philippine!!. ■ •
71..- civil authorlUi'S called In to
assist In the search for explosives
In Japanese lodgings are no longer
connected with the Investigation.
Soma bitterness between the mill
Munyon Remedy Company
Fined in Federal Court
Cane Sugar Is Found Principal , Ingredient in Three
"Cures" and the Charge Is Misbranding.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Da SO—The principal Ingredient In
three of "Dr." Munyon'a homeopathic remedies, asserted to be blood
and asthma cures, was pronounced ordinal v rum augar by govern
men chemists in the United States district court after the Munyon
Homeopathic limn. Ranted company had pleaded guilty to mis-
branding certain goods.
Judge McPhersori imposed the maximum fine of |COO, Ing
$200 on each of three bills of th" Indictment
Two of Mouyon's so called "cures" contained nothing except eano
sugar, while the third contained mercury, potassium and sugar of
milk. None or these Ingredients, the chemists testified, could effect
a euro of Ills a* advertised. * . ' ; •
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* HIS POCKETS FULL OF A
*>>.'■ GOLD. A
A Dan Kane, a veteran Alaska *
A minor and prospector, Is In A
* Hi" city with valuable gold A
* quarts specimens from the a
A Valdai district. Kai says lie *
a has no stock for sale, but A
* stmply brought out the quartz A
* to show what the others A
A passed up In their mad rush A
A for placer gold. A
Louisville — Unusually cold
weather Is reported throughout a
large portion of the South follow
ing the recent thundi storm.
Freezing temperattiro prevails al
most to the gulf.
Section 2.—'This act shall take effect immediately.
That Is the law in California governing constructive con
tempt, the kind of contempt under which Judge Gilliam sen
tenced the editor and the managing editor of The Star to jail
for four months and one month, respectively.
Tin people of California In the year 1891 demanded and
secured the passage of iii.ii lan by the legislature
Tin reform came Immediately after a California JUDGE
had sentenced an EDITOR who criticised him to FIVE DAYS
i That law tells plainly what the people of California twenty
years ago thought about ii JUDGE who was so imbued with
was killed also Is confirmed. The
federal soldiers who stormed Mai
Paso were led by Gen. Escoerado.
A - number of the rebels were
wounded, bat roost of the Injured
were taken with the flying sol
The revolutionist forces retreat
ed to the mountains, where the
federals are pursuing them.
.-- * a
1 lary and the civilians hss develop
ed a* a result of the search and the
i contradictory reports that were
given out concerning It.
The army officers, who Intimated
that the civilians were called In
only because a search by soldiers
would attract too much attention,
are now charging that It was
through tho local police that tho ob
ject of the. search was revealed.
NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
That Haven't Been Made Yet.
I will retif from public life.—
I -will close tho cafes at 11
I will vote for Cannon. —"Clod-
Hill. I I nil HI i| lluinprhey.
I will tiro Arms.—(Hl).
I will sell out mi rubber stock.—
i wilt not sell liquor to any In
toxicated portions.— Ike Rosenthal.
I win be a real Insurgent In the
future.— i. Itoosovelt.
I will have the faresput back to
their old status in the Dtiwuiiiluli
WHO WANTS A DOG?
HERE IS "BRIGHTEYES," A HAPPY BUTHOMELESS LITTLE FELLOW. WHO 18
CONDEMNED TO Dili UNLESS SOME KIND PERSON WILL GIVE HIM A
Illy I hii.il Trees )
1-OHTI.ANP, Ore.. Dee. 30.—
While Minnie Hall, IS, 1.0 alleged
victim, shivered and sobbed In an
adjoining room, Charles Peters, a
Greek restaurant keeper, was ex
amined by federal authorities here
today and held under 14,000 bonds
for preliminary examination on the
-barge of being a white slaver.
The girt was plat under $.*■<'«•
bonds as a witness.
According to the complaint made
by the girl when she applied to the
police for aid. Peters persuaded her
to leave her home at .tedding, Ca!.,
and accompany him to Medford,
Ore. At Medford. she alleged, the
man compelled her to submit to the
attentions of Greek laborers.
Hecently the couple came to
Portland, where tho girl caused bis
arrest. When abe appeared at the
police station she bus badly bruised
about the body and one eye. was
blackened She said Peter* had
*»*,««.««. « ... a at a ¥
* EXEMPT WOMEN FROM *
* JURY DUTY, SAYS JUDGE *
* HOQUIAM. Dee. 20. —"I *
* hope that the legislature of *
* the stale of Washington will *
* pass a law exempting women *
* from Jury duty In this state," *
* said Superior Judge Hen *
* Bbeek today. "I hardly be- *
* Hove that women are anxious *
* to serve on Juries, and this -*•
* will keep them away from *
* their homes, where they may *
*bo needed. The Jury work *
* tan be avail eared for by the *
* men of the slate, and there *
*> Is no use In subjecting worn- *
* en to this unpleasant duty." *
WRECK ON N. P.
111, tailed Ire*. I
TACOMA. Dec. 30— S. It. .Han
ley, of Taeoma. a brakeman, was
killed, sad J. H. McMillan, also a
brakeman, whs injured, In a wreck
which occurred .1 mil" and a half
west of Chehalls on tho Northern
Pacific railroad today, when two
freight trains collided. The cause
of tin wreck Ik unknown. II an ley
was knocked • from the top of a
freight car when the crailb catno
timl ground to death under the
McMillan was brought to Ta
eoma for medical attention. It Is
lb '.'ii he will recover.
All Inquest on Henley's body
will be held this sfttmioon. Han
ley was married. lilt widow and
daughter resldo at Lima, Wash.
(lit I 11,1. I freaa.)
PARADKNA, Cal. Dec. 30.—With
$5,260 paid in toward lbs Boasts
guoz aviation meet guarantee
fund, the lull amount will be with
drawn unless tlio aviation commit
tee reconsiders Us resolution,
adopted yesterday, to hold a meet
Monday afternoon while the tour
nament of roses, chariot races ami
sports are in progress In Pasa
JAPS TO FIGHT
i'tlKHi. Dec. SO.--An organiza
tion formed ostensibly to promote
a better understanding between
corporations of Fur Kastcrn na
tions, but said In reality to be a
combination to fight off Occidental
en. 11 inch hi on Ihe I 1 nile of the
Orient, has bet completed by a
coterie of Japanese politicians, It
was iiniiiuiiii ed today.
tyranny and medieval practice that lie thought it proper to try,
to throttle free speech in this count!
That was twenty years ago, and twenty years is I long
But California happened at that time to have on the bench
a JUDGE who was thinking in the past. ,
So California took her step forward.
'11,. stale of Washington in the year 1910 happened to have
JUDGE GILLIAM on the bench.
And the state of Washington will now take her step for*
a * ■■.-*■.■■.
Thus do reforms come about. Thus do the people in a
republic rise to better and higher things. _______
Will Find a Way to Earn $1 in Cash and
Fine Books in Tomorrow's
THIS IS "BRIGHTEYES.*
Is there la a good home for a good dog In Seattle?
If so. The Star recommends to you "UrlgUteyes." a snappy
little fox terrier. " .
Also an Alresdale terrier; "Sammy" is his name, and he Is
about as classy a wire-haired youngster as you ever saw.
Hut you'll bare to hurry. V-"
Here's why: - .
The police reporter called on Henry Gregg, official dog catch
er, this morning, and found the dog pound, at First ay. S. and
llanford at., tilled with canines, of both plebeian and patrician
A score of these homeless dogs, among them "Brighteyea" and
"Sammy," will be destroyed New Years day unless they are re
"What! Kill sit these fine dogs?" the police reporter asked.
"Sure." said Henry. "Wo chloroform em"
"Hut these dogs aren't mongrels," protested the P. It
"Caln't help It." answered Henry. ■ . .
In looking orcr the yelping pack. "Brlghteyes" barked his way
into favor, and so did 'Sun. v.-
With nose pressed through the wire netting of the huge ken
mis, "Brlghteyes" barked: ■ .*-.. --:.'•■■-..
"Say, help a fellow out. won't you? I've been here two weeks,
and It makes no kind of a hit with me. Look me over, old chap.
Can't you see I'm no cheap article? You lix It so I can get out
of hero and I'll make it ail right with you. You know me, old
Perhaps It didn't sound Just like that, but "Brighteyea"
meant something of the sort.
> So, good people. If you want to gave "Brlghteyes" from a trip
to the canine happy hunting grounds. The Star will have him for
your Inspection next Monday at The Star office.
"Sammy" Is another dog worth while, And he put up a strong
plea like brother "Brlghteyes." "Sammy" also will be on exhibi
tion at The Star offleo next Monday. .' ■ *
The man, woman, boy or girl who offers the best home for
a homeless don who has seen better days will not only gain a
household pet worth while, but wiU save Henry Gregg the unpleas
ant ta. k of killing « most faithful animal.
The picture above shows "Brlghteyes" as he posed for The
Star photographer this morning.
Have you got a good home for him? '.....,'.
Tomorrow a photograph of "Sammy" will bo presented on this
DO YOU KNOW~1 I
DO YOU KNOW
That th< wine you pay $t> I bot
tle for Saturday night (maybel,
toils less than 20 cents ,i bottle to
produce In France?
That the Madison cable line in
run by steam motive power?
The snow stands six feet deep in
the Vermont sad Maine cities to
That India rubber gifts arc appro
priate at an eighth wedding anni
That 1.000 parsons are arreted
every da] in the year In tho United
States for being ink
-That the smallest nation on earth
Is Tutulla, In the Samoan group,
with a population of 6,800, and
111 l area of f.4 square miles?
That William Henry Harrison,
our ninth president, was the father
of ten I I. lUlrun?
That James Buchanan was the
only president' who remained a
That President Grant was chris
tened Hiram Ulysses, and Presi
dent Cleveland Stephen Grover T
That Cleveland was the only
president married In the White
That the daughter* of Presidents
Monroe, Grant and Roosevelt were
married in the White House?
That the longest tunnel in the
Vol 1.l (Saxony) measures 31^4
* WEATHER FORECAST. *
A ii. cai.lniial rain tonight and A
A Saturday; moderate sou A
A west winds. A
ONE CENT. *"- *••»•'•-"- *""' '
t~/l*C V.L.111. MUi MIAMI* a*.
OR PAY A FINE
Hi I nltril Pre**.)
SPOKANE, i ■.-. 30.—SUff fines
for either employes or employers
who fall to accept compulsory ar
bltratlon will be provided In a bill
to be Introduced at the coming leg.
islator by Senator George W.
Shnefcr Toe proposed law, pat
tented after the Massachusetts
statute, provides a fin of $.".0 a
day for workers, and $100 a day
for employers bo strike or cause
strikes, instead of submitting to
Bargain in 1910
Eggs, Says Freddie
BY FREDDIE, OUR OFFICE BOY.
Joy, 1910 eggs have come down
3 cents. Now, instead of having
straight ham and
Imaginary og g
for breakfast, on
account of the
high price on
eggs, we can
have & real egg
oucn in n while.
The cause? Well.
in my opinion the
cold storage la
thoy want to throw out all the
1910 ckks before New Year so they
an pill in some 1911 one-. This
tenibiii news iv as announced by
the egg dealers this morning,