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VOL. VIII. NO. 6.
GET IT NOW
(By Viilted I»ress Leased Wire.) I
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 27.'
—A suit to dissolve the alleged;
"electrical trust" will be instituted'
us soon as the papers can be drawn
up, it was semi-officially an
nounced today. Wade H. Ellis,
former assistant attorney general,
, is handling the case for the depart
ment of justice.
Final action In the preparation
of the suit will be taken at a con
ference between Attorney General
Wickersham, his associates, and
Bills, which Is to take place this
The government forces will not
■wait for the decisions in the Stand
ard Oil and American Tobacco
cases, it was stated, as a new issue
in the electrical case will be raised.
(TBy United Pr«>ss I - ■-. <l Wire.)
LOS ANGEL.ES, Dec. 27. —Fol-
lowing a lengthy conference late
last evening at which Chief of
Police Galloway, Earl Rogers,
Captain of Detectives Paul Flam
mer and operatives of the Piroiker
ton detective agency were present,
tbe investigation of "fehe esploalon
at the L3«wellyn Iron works was
resumed today along new lines.
Three persona who had been
• watched ainc« the explosiom were
permitted to go about their busi
ness without the company of the
"shadow" that has followed them
since Sunday. The police refused
to divulge their names, stating
that there Is no longer reason to
believe that they may know any
thing of the affair.
The arrest of James Carroll, an
Industrial Worker of the World,
oaußed some excitement among his
friends last night. It was report
ed tftoat Carroll had been taken in
to custody In connection with the
exip/loßlon and three score of his
friends rushed to the central-po
lice station, w'li^re the officers had
some difficulty in dispersing them.
later it was announced that
Carroll's arrest had nothing to do
, with the explosion but was the re
sult of an alleged dispute with a
waiter in a cafe.
The work of clearing the debris
at the Llewellyn plant was begun
yesterday but it probably will be
late this week before the work of
reconstruction can be started. A
temporary office already has been
established adjoining the plant.
TO FORM UNION
(lly United Press Leased Wler.)
CHICAGO, Dec. 27. —The Pull
man Porters' union, it is expected,
will be formed as a result of a se
cret meeting of the dusky gentle
. men who make up berths and col
lect tips. The porters held a meet
in?; yesterday which, it is admitted,
was only a preliminary step toward
the formation of an organization.
FLIES 2 MILES
INTO THE 1
(By United Press leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Deo. 27.
—Before 75,000 persons, Arch
Hoxsey, flew 11,4 71 feet into the
clouds yesterday, thereby setting
a new world's record. Lega
neuz, the Frenchman, flew 10,499
feet some time ago.
When Hoxsey descended he
was made the hero of a great
demonstration. The greatest dan
ger wag encountered when the
cold became so bitter that the
carburetor was in danger of
Latham's machine was wreck
ed, but the aviator suffered no
Hoxsey's performance means'
that man has flown over two miles:
into the air. i
I A Story off the Town |
'Ye see that young man over there?" inquired the taldheaded
man of his worldly-wise friend.
*" "Yea, what of him?"
"Well, he's poor but honest, and "
"Say, if that's the way you're goim? to talk,"cut It otrt till we
meet at dinner, I'm biu>y reading The limes."
"But I won't detain you but a minute. I started to say that
although he is poor he is hon "
"Yes, that's Just it. Here lam busy and not wanting com
pany and you come wasting words like that. Of course I know
that young man's poor. Why not Just say he's honest and save
«•£■*• and my time. Of course he's poor-—if he's honest.
The Tacoma Times
Lucky Prince Chap to Get I his
Plus Several Millions
MISS GWENDOLYN BURDEN.
She Is reported engaged to P rlnce Fra-nels Josepih of BTaganzfc.
9he is one of the most beautiful of the unmarried heiresses left In
America, and will Inherit eight or ten millions from 'her father, I.
Townsend Burden. The prince Is a younger brother of Prince
Miguel of Brasanza, who married Anita Stewart and her millions.
His debts are his greatest aocom pliehments.
To Suspend High
Rates March 1
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 27.
-—The order of suspension against
extra switching charges by west
ern railroad* has been advanced
to become effective March 1, by
the Interstate commerce commis
sion. Tine charges in question
were complained of t>y tihe job
bers' associations of San Francis
co and Los Aiugeles. A suspension
HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Dec. 27. —
A special grand Jury to investi
gate the lynching of Oscar Chit
wood, who was taken from jail
here and shot by a mob, has been
called by Circuit Judge Evans.
The Jury's work will supplement
the investigation now being con
ducted by the coroner. Judge Ev
ans will instruct the jury to make
a searching Inquiry and to return
indictments against everyone in
volved in the affair.
Chitwood was held for the mur
der of Sheriff Houp, whom he is
said to have shot to death.
Will. 11l NEW IIUIIIHVX
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27.—That
Judson C. Clements of Georgia will
be chosen chairman of the Interstate
commerce commission Is believed to
bo virtually certain today. The com
missioners will meet Jan. 8 to select
1 a successor to the chairmanship,
1 which will be vacated at the first
I of the year by Martin A, Knapp.
THIEF TOOK NOTHING BUT
; SOCIALIST BOOKS
' Geo. D. Davis, grocer at 5320
McKinley avenue, is mourning the
■ loss of some socialist books. Sat
i urday night thieves broke into the
rear of his store, and after ran
i sacking the place went away, leav
ilng everything but the books on
order preventing the roads from
aking the change was issued to
becoe effective in January, but Che
effectiveness of the order has .'been
advanced to March. The Santa Fe
railroad is figUtlnig the order in
The order was suspended .pend
ing a decision by the court in the
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
PAKIS, Dec. 27.—A dispatch
received from Naples today says
that Mount Aetna is in eruption.
Although no- details are given In
the brief message, tho eruption is
said to be the worst that has oc
curred in years.
FINDS BIG PEARL
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
KL.AMATH FALLS, Ore., Dec.
27.—A pearl as large as a big
grain of corn is an unexpected
Christmas gift that P. W. Richie,
a local barber, is rejoicing over
today. Richie found the pearl in
a plate of oyster soup served at
■his home last night. The oysters
■had been shl>p>ped from the Bast.
BALKS Ml $60,752
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SACRAMENTO, Cal., Dec. 27.—
Got. (iillett today received |60,
--752 as California's share of the
government timber sales. The
money was at once turned into the
state treasury. The amount repre
sents 26 per cent of the grosß
amount of sales in the state during
the past year.
Start Work On
(By United Press tended Wire.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 27. — The
work of demolishing old buildings
at Thirty-fourth street end Broad
way, ".preparatory;, to , th« :: erection
at the Oreely Square hotel, the
largest ■ In ■ the world, was , begun
today; if-C;?;,-• :••." - •_ ':' „:''•■■•'
Tlhe hotel is to 'have 25 stories
and will contain j 1,600 sleeping
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1910.
BURGLAR SHOT BY
OFFICER; WILL DIE
SON OP RESPKOTABLB I'AKKNTB CAUGHT ROBBING STORE —
(•imi>\\ii)N EHCAI'ES—OFFIrUIt 1)11) NOT KNOW THEY
A boy burglar's life is ebbing
away at the county hospital where
'he was removed at an early 'hour
this morning after a bullet from
Policeman S. E. Ga.pber#'s revol
ver 'had torn throu.gih 'his abdo
Victor R. Seeley Is th« youth's
name and he is oniy 16 years old.
He lives w^Jh, his parents at 5454
South State street. It is stated
that ibis 'home surrounding are
ideal for the proper upbringing of
a boy but 'he 'had gotten into bad
company and 'has been wayward
of late, often remaining out latei
He and a companion, aileo said j
to be a young boy, were found last j
nfg'h.t carting goods out the "back
way of the store of C. H. Reise,
at 4802 South Yak Ima avenue. At
the appearance of the patrolman
botih boys •'boHed for freedom and
Ga-nbeng's pfstol 'began spitting fire
and bullets. The youthful burglar
fell groaning at the first shot but
the other miraculously escaped
amid a hall of bullets.
The shoot lag occurred shortly
after 1 o'clock this morning. The
I boy was removed to the hospital
(By I'nited Pres s Leaded Wire.)
KEY WEST, V\a., ])ee. 27.— A 40-l. M >t laiiix h bound from Fort
Myers to Havana, sank after hitting the north jetty here yesterday.
A. J. Vincent, C. (>. Goi'iug and Matthew llaiiin, passengers, were
rescued in the captain's boat, but Mr. mid Mrs. Siii.-nt Dennett of
New York and Herman I'iker were cliii^ing to Hie mast when last
ST. PKTKUSHURO, Dec. 27.—Var between Clilna nnd Japan
is prrdirted by the Hetvh, a St. Peters' >nrg newspmier, today. The
prediction is < nniain. d in a dis|nitch doin \ liulivostok, and al
leges that the relations between the two countries, which have
been strained ever since Mancliuriiui affairs obtruded tliemselves
as internal questions, are rapidly beeofning acute.
VIXEYARD HAVEN, If—■ . Dec. 27.—Scores of hulls of
wrecked vessels have been driven on the rocks on the coast near
Martha's Vineyard and on Nanluckel shoals, according to mari
ners from those parts, who reached here today. Kight wrecks
near the cross rips uJonc were reported.
MANILA, Dec. 27. —A Japanese spy in Corrcgidor, the for
tification guarding the entrance- to Manila harbor, was captured by
the authorities he-re today and placed under arrest. It is report
ed that he was caught with valuable sketches of the forts and
military maps in hi.s possession. The suspect Is held incommuni
WKBT VNIOX, Ohio, Deo. 2 7.—Charges that votes pur
chased by one parly were stolon by another In-fore thejr could
be cast, were made to Judge Ulair today during the hearing of in
dictments growing out of the alleged election frauds in Adams
county. Voters from the county inflrinery, who had been paid $5
to vote the republican ticket, wore kidnuped and given $10 to vote
the democratic ticket, it was alleged.
NEW YORK, Dec. 27.—A1l of John LaFargo's paintings and
drawing* were bequeathed to the Metropolitan, the Carnegie and tin-
Seattle museums In the will of the famous artist, which was filed
here today for probate. ■ • ■- j
GUT OFF WIFE'S HAIR;
SHE MS SUICIDE
(United Press Loosed Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 37.
—Charging that her 'husband
is to blame 'because tie
sheared off her hair, Mrs. Ida
Sto.or Is dangerously near
death today at the Central
Emergency hospital. Without
'her tresses Mrs. Stoor eaid
life was not worth living, co
Mrs. Stoor Is the wife of a
butcher. She told the hospi
tal authorities that 'her hus
band cut off her locks as a
climax to a family quarrel.
GIRL IS TERRIBLY BURNED
(By ITnltedo Press Leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27. —Her
body, arms and face seared by
frightful burns, Miss Hazel Moo
ney, 18, is at the Receiving hospi
tal today, where it was said she
has little chance to live. She re
ceived her terrible burns when
'her nightdress caught fire from an
open gas stove while she was pre
paring to retire last night.
WOMEN THREATEN TO TAKE
THE BALLOT FROM MEN ,
(By United Prem Leased Wire.)
DENVER, Dec. 27.—A bill to deprive men of the ballot
In Colorado will be introduced in the state legislature if a
measure now being framed by men Intended to dlsenfran-.
chlse women Is presented at the coming session. That is
the answer the suffragists of Colorado have ready for the
men who are now seeking to form a masculine voting mo
The figbt promises to be a warm one. There are both
men and women In the legislature, and the women members,
forewarned of the move the men are planning, have mapped
out a campaign of opposition that will, it is predicted, be
The men base their arguments on the allegation that
women have failed to make good as voters. The women in
tend to use the same i»'"»«»U aura. 1""' ♦*•" men.
NHWSl'Al'ltfl IN TA(X)MA.
and an operation immediately per
formed by Dr. McKay. There le
not ii chance in a thousand that
Vlctor'B Wife can be saved. It was
found that Ills intestines had been
punctured in more than 20 places.
i Policeman > Garberg did not
know the burglars were boys
when he ran across them in the
darkness, otherwise he would not
lhave dip en oil fire on them.
I The police are sure tihey will
be able to effect the capture of
young Seoley's companion as 'be
fore the wounded boy lapsed Into
| unwnsciouaness he told who 'his
companion was and asked the or-
I fleers "not to shoot him."
j For several nights past the
pcCice have received reports that
somebody was prowling around
the neighborhood late at night and
many small thefts have been com
Victor Seeley was for a -while
a messenger boy and it is believed
he met hie bad associates then.
■' The boy's father, MHo .1. Seeloy, '
works for the Willamette Coffin ■
company, 'he mother is deaf. j
There are three other Children in
I the family. I
To Get Raise
(By United Press Leased Wiro.)
CHICAGO, Dec. 27.—A settle
ment of the demands of 75,000
members of the Brotherhood of
Railroad Trainmen and the Order
of Hallway Conductors, employed
on the Gl western railroads, is
looked for within a few days after
New Year's. It is reported that
the settlement will be along the
same lines as that recently agreed
upon by the locomotive engineers
and the railroad managers, the
conductors and trainmen to re
ceive approximately 10 per cent
advance in wages.
36 Admit They
WEST UNION, 0., Dec. 27.—
Thirty-five of the most prominent
clti/A*ns of Manchester, 0., were
arraigned before Judge Blair here
today on changes of buying votes.
The charges are an outgrowth of
I the investigation into alleged elec-
tion frauds In Adams county. All
pleaded guilty and were punished
with email floes.
9 During the season when 9
• letters were piling in upon •
9 the Times Santa Claus an in- •
19 teresting feature developed 9
9 which will be a shock to 9
• those Who have beeu labor- *
9 ing under an impression that 9
• the small 'boy is inclined to •
• be selfish. 9
• In nine cases out of ten •
9 whpn a boy wrote to Santa •!
9 he always started out. by 9
9 mentioning first his little s!s- •
9 or brothers ajid himself last 9
9of all. In about nine cases 9 .
9 out of ten when the little 9
9 Kirls wrote they told Santa 9.
9 first of all what they wanted 9;
9 and then mentioned what 9.
9 their . sisters and brothers 9
9 wanted. 9
FOR HIGH FLIGHT
(Tsy Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
DOMINGUEZ FIELD, Cal., Dec.
27.—Bundled in furs and oilskins
until he resembled an Eskimo,
Hill Parmalee, driving a Wright
biplnne, ascended shortly after the
opening gun today, to try for a
new altitude record.
To win this distinction, he must
fly higher than 11,474 feet, from
which altitude Archie Hoxsey yes
terday afternoon looked down on
half of Los Angeles county and a
bit of the Pacific ocean.
What's the matter with the city
hall clock at nlp;ht?
Some nights from every Bide the
time gleams out In electric dis
play. Some otheir nights the clock
face Is dark all around with may
be juißt a circle of lights which do
not show the time. Then on »ome|
other nights one or two sldeg will
show tihe time while the other
sides are dark. Having four faces
the clock may 'be a.ble to sleep
with two of them and be on the
job with the other two. But folks
who oan catoh a view of the clock
would be muoh obliged If kept
awake all the time. It Is handy
to set the family clock and
I watches by.
Will Be Tried
Prosecuting Attorney MoMur
ray this morning definitely an
nounced his determining of retry
ing Mrs. Martina Kvalshaug,
charged with being an accom
plice in the murder of her hus
band. The juries disagreed at
two previous trials. The county
commissioners objected to a re
trial on the grounds of heavy ex
Fair tonight and Wednesday;
U*h* -ortharlv winds.
Good Carrier Service
If Times Is not delivered promptly, kick,
and kirk hard, to the Tiinea office. Yon are
entitled to best service in the city. Demand;
it of the circulation office.
SIR. ST DENIS
(My United Press Leased Wire.)
. VICTORIA, B. C, Dec. 2 7.—
Wlreloss messages from the
steamer Tecs late yesterday state
that they had found two lifeboats
and the cub In of tin- missing
steamer St. Penis, which ru
formerly operated between Vic
toria and Northern Hrilisli Colum
bia ports by the Boacowitl Steam
ship company of this city. The
wreckage was found In the neigh
borhood of Olayoquot and con
flrms file many rumors tliait have
been afloat during the last two
; The little vessel, which Is now
owned by the Lower California
Development company, had com
pleted her charter to the Boecow-
Itz company, and was returning
south to her owners. She left
Vancouver on November 19 and
was reported passing Cape Flat
tery on November 21, since which
time nothing (has been beard of
her. The. St. Denis was heavily
laden with coal, taken on at Union
Bay, sufficient to last her until
she reached Sailina Cruz, her des
The St. Denis was a steamer of
51C tons gross, 302 tons net regis
ter. 161 feet long, 25.5 feet beam
and 12.7 feet deep, with one Iron
deck. The steamer was formerly
known as the General Mena. She
was released early in November
■by the Boacowltz company, when
Capt. Leßfanc turned her over to
Capt. Davis at Vancouver.
OFFICER VIOLATES LAW HE
(Hy I'lilled Press Lensed Wire.)
SEATTLE, Dec. 27.—Charged
with a violation of the very law
which it Is hIH duty to uphold and
enforce, Roy Bunsttne of Renton,
a. state deputy game warden, is
jloekod up in the city Jail charged
I with the slaughter of wild ducks
< out of season.
In R.R. Wreck
(By United Press I<-a-.nl Wire.)
FARBER, Mo., Dec. 27.—
Three trainmen were killed and
several passengers are reported to
have been Injured when a imswn
ger train on the Chicago & Alton
collided with a freight near here
• 111 I!I I: BADLY Hl' XT BY HOKSE. •
• SAN DIEGO, Cal., Dec. 27.—Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Marker •
• and nine-year-old Hermann Marker are Buffeting today as the •
• result of a horseback ride taken by the boy on Ohrkrtmaa day. #
• As the horse turned into the yard after the ride Hermann •
• fell off. breaking his right arm. His screams and Buffering •
• so affected his father that, after h« had led the animal to Ha •
• stall lie fell beneath its feet In a dead faint. The hors* kicked •
• out Marker's front teeth and broke his collarbone. Mrs. liar- •
• kt-r ran out to help her husband and the frantic horse kicked •
• her, bruising her severely. 9
30 CENTS A MONTH.
!>!'.VIKS STOqiY THAT UK WIIJj
II KM' TAFT IN lUII2.
illy United I'rrss Ih'jim-iI Wire.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 27.—"A1l
talk of mo supporting Taft in
1912 Is most absurd," said Col. •
Tihoodore Roosevelt today. That
was th« colonel's answer to th«
cry that lie and Taft had reach
'd an underetandlng on the i>re«P
toatial ramj)ai*ni two v«r< hence.
"Nothing like that 'has been
dlaetUMMd by me," RooseveH con
tinued. "So far as the statement
is concerned that William l>oob
liecame Taft's nontenant to ap
virgin patronage that goes to
New York, in order to secure the
state delegation for Taft for pres
ident in 1912, I know nothing of
Tlio colonel was vigorous in
making 'Ills denial. He «-m]>hai>lzo<l
Hie fact that Mm presidential po»
--sl'bllitloH of 1912 had never 'been
,he subject of any discussion bo
ween tilmselt and the pr««ld<'nt.
That I lie next Icglslnturo will
have more gi iklh.i(> - of the Uni
versity ill' Washington than any
That the oldest thriller huilflln((
in Seattle is the Grand opera
That 'I':k'i>iiui saloons had n
record-breaking day yesterday and
iho proprtetora thanked their
lucky Btara they 'had staved oft
that anti-trcatlng idea until after
'I'lnit Commissioner Nick Ijuw*
son carries a $250 K>ild watch
given him 'by ttM men -w\ho worked
under him on the switchback of
; In' stampede tunnel in 1887, and
that t.h;,: watch has never been
cleaned nor tinkered at sine© that
date and is a perfect timepiece
That there are 20 at«>am*lilp
lines C)peratinK from this city?
That Tiiciiinii in (inn of the
hetlthiMt cities In the country,
with a death rate of only 8 per
(By t'nitcrt Pmm Leased Wire.)
CHK'ACO, Dec. 27.—Jack Cud
ahy and his former wife, both of
whom are in Pasadena, Cal., are
not to remarry, according to Mia.
jJohn R. Cudaliy.
"The report from Pasadena that
a rat onciliation between the two la
about to take place, and that they
are going to remnrry, is untrue,"
said Mrs. Cudahy today. "There
is nothing whatever to Indicate a
According to Mrs. Cudahy, Jack
Cudahy and his divorced wife went
to Pasadena only that they might
see their children, who are in
AVIATOR'S WIFE TO
GET $1,000 YEARLY
(Hy Vnlted I*res H Leased Wire.)
DAYTON, 0., Dec. 27. —An an
nuity of $1.000 for Ralph John
stone's widow was settled today by
the Wright brothers, for whom the
aviator was working when he met
death in Denver a few weeks ago.
Johiintone is Bald to have been
very popular with his employers.
Collision Kills Five
(II) t'nltrd PMM leased Wire.)
GALLIPOLIS. Ohio, Dec. 27.—
Five iii-rsiiiix were killed In a col
llslon between two freight trains
on the Baltimore & Ohio road at
Salt Creek, near here, today.