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Stagnant blood rail In the veins of man or wom
an who did not feel a throb of Inspiration at the
■lalit of the school bora ho drilled to perfection
In tbe Stadium mix morning. No wonder Col,
lioosevelt, lined to thrilling sights, waxed eloquent
over the scene which presented Itself,
VOL. VIII. NO. 92.
30.000 GREET THEODORE ROOSEVELT
DEMANDS ANOTHER PROBE
OF LORIMJPRGES
(By Vnited rress I a-us, Wire.)
WASHINGTON, li. C. April Senator La Follette today In
troduced in the senate a resolution looking to another investigation of
the Lorimer charges.
Just before the senate convened Senator Stone of Missouri said
that in his opinion the senate was bound to take cognizance of the
testimony of H. H. Kolilsaat before the Lorimer investigating com
mittee at Springfield, HI. Stone predicted that the case would be
. reopened.
The anti-Lorimer senators have
requested the Springfield officials
to send a transcript of the Kohl
saat testimony and of that submit
ted yesterday by Clarence S. Funk,
general manager of the Interna
tional Harvester Co.
Ten of the 46 senators who vot
ed for . Lorimor are no longer
members of the senate and the
anti-Lorimerites claim a majority
in the present body. Senator
Bailey of Texas, it is expected,
will head the opposition against
reopening the case.
TRY TO BLOCK
LEGISLATURE'S PROBE
SPRINGFIELD, 111., April 6.—
Friends of United States Senator
William Lorimer in the Illinois
bouse today planned to defeat at
empts to expose bribery in the
election of the "blonde boss" by
killing a bill appropriating $10,
--000 for the expenses of the sen
ate committee investigating the
scandal.
Members of the senate commit
tee said today that they did not
believe the house would dare
defeat the bill in view of yester
day's charge by Clarence S. Funk,
that Edward Hines, lumber mag
nate, admitted that $100,000 had
been spent to elect Lorimer. If
the house does not pass the ap
propriation which the senate has
approved, the foes of Lorimer
plan to raise funds necessary for
inquiry by public subscription.
WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair tonight and Friday, except
showers northeast portion tonight.
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Wife of Murdered Man
To Be Witness in Trial
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SANTA ROSA, Cai., April 6.—
Following Sheriff Smith's action
in swearing to a warrant charging
Dr. Lewis C. Chisholm with the
murder of John D. Powell, a
"John Doe" warrant was issued
today to hold the man in case of
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QUARTERS OPENED
FOR THE CAMPAIGN
i' "' ■
Citizens of Tacoma who do not
Intend to see the special interests
triumph in the city government
and turn back the hands on the
dial of progress as Tacoma is on
the threshold of coming Into an
era of freedom from corporation
domination have undertaken to
organize for a campaign to pre
vent the recall of Mayor Fawcett.
First Straw Hat Seen Today
(By Ruby Russell.)
Saw the first straw hat on the
street today. My how every one
stared. Me, too. Just couldn't
help it. That straw hat caused
almost as great a sensation as if
one had never been seen before.
The wearer was a nifty looking
young fellow ln a light tan. suit,
bright red tie, with tan oxforda
and hose. i That straw hat added
Just the right touch. The differ
ent remarks heard about that hat
• were decidedly amusing: '
"That looks good to me," said
one man. "Hadn't thought of it
before, but I must have one right
"away," .
"Pipe the lid!" shrilled a news
boy at his pall across the street.
"Shades of icicles, growled a
man in an overcoat with his collar
about his ears. "If I were that
man I'd have the clothing store
put a sign on that hat so people
- would think that I was paid for .
IF A MAN IN PUBLIC OFFICE HAS BEEN FAITHFUL TO THE PEOPLE
THEY SHOULD BACK HIM UP—EX-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The Only Independent
Newspaper In Tacoma.
• •
• NEW YORK, April 6.— •
• That the Russian peasant •
• bathes but three times from •
• cradle to grave was the re- O
• markable statement made 'by •
• Prof. Simon Baruch, who is •
• .giving ■ series of lectures on •
• "Water" nt Columbia col- •
• lege. The momentous occa- •
slons, according to the pro- •
• feasor, occur at birth, mar- •
• riage and when he is laid In •
• his coffin. As a substitute •
• the peasant has the Russian •
• sweat bath, says the lecturer. •
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Seattle Wore
Frock Coats
For the benefit of those who did
not know the silk hotted, frock
coated gentlemen who appeared on
the stadium platform as Roosevelt
was concluding his address it may
be stated that they comprised an
advance reception committee from
Seattle. The formality of the
Seattle contingent was in marked
contrast with the every day sort
of air with which the Tacomans
greeted Mr. Roosevelt. Lorenzo
Dow did not loose sight of the
colonel for a moment and general
opinion appeared to be that the
arrangements were carried off In
a most satisfactory manner.
habeas corpus proceedings. The
preliminary examination will be
held next Monday. The Impres
sion prevails here that the widow
of the murdered man, who is said
to have been friendly with Chls
holm, both before and after her
marriage to Powell, will be a wit
ness against Chlsholm.
Headquarters have been estab
lished in the old Federal court
room in the Chamber of Com
merce building. Offices have
been opened for women headquar
ters as well and the people who
stand for rule by the voters rath
er than by corporations and
would-be political dictators are In
vited to visit the rooms and as
sist in the work.
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advertising spring styles, and not
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The Tacoma Times
REGISTER !
There are 5,000 worklngmen's
wives and daughters who are not
registered but. otherwise eligible
to vote. Every one of them
should go to the city hall today or
tomorrow and register.
The special interests that have
ridden on the neck of Industry for
years are making the fight of their
lives to wrest control of the city
from the people. The vote of the
public for the power plant, the
gravity water system, the munici
pal dock, the threat of municipal
ownership for the telephone and
street railways has alarmed the
corporate powers and they are de
termined to call a halt.
The women of the corporation
friends are registering solidly.
Every man and woman should
be registered when tho books close
tomorrow night. This will be the
last chance.
Go to the city hall and register.
It Is your fight.
Smokes Cigaret
As He Is Shot
For Treason
(By United Press Incased Wire.)
PRESIDIO, Tex., April 6. —
Found guilty of treason by a
court-martial, Antono Carresco,
insurgent and bandit, is today
dead in the camp of General
Sanche of the rebel army. He
was executed by order of Provis
ional President Francisco Madero.
When Carrasco was riddled by
shot from the rifles of the firing
squad he had a cigarette between
his lips.
RUMORED THAT NAT
IS MARRIED AGAIN
(By United Press leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, April —Rumors
along Broadway have it today that
Nat Goodwin, famed even among
his constant professional brethren
as the "marrying actor," ls soon
to tako unto himself another 'bet
ter half. Some are even whisper
ing that Nat has already "gone
and done it," although the ink is
scarcely dry on the decree granted
to Edna Goodrich, who was Good
win's fourth wife.
"FRIGHTS"
MLLE. CLARENS.
PARIS, April J. —One of the
most beautiful and best dressed
actresses in France, Mile. Juliette
Clarens, has declared war on the
harem skirt.
• "They are simply hWeons!"
she exclaimed prettily.
. When the "harem skirt epi
demic broke out Mile. Clarens
was in St.' Petersburg. She had
no more than landed in Paris tie
fore she saw that something was
desperately in need of being done
to stop the disease, and almost at
the same moment she felt called
to , the task I' herself. ' Engaging
several manikins, which she cos
tumed In the various cuts of "ha
rem skirts," she gave a lecture en
titled "Why?" . Ranging her
models in a row, she demanded of
her public:
"Really, now, what do you
think of these things? I'll tell
you what I think of them. And
I prefer to Bay it right away. I
think they are perfect frights!"
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, APRIL 6,1911.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
ROOSEVELT REMEMBERED
ROUGH RIDER ERIENO
One constant ovation from the?
time he arrived in Tacoma at
C:3O this morning until his depar
ture this afternoon was the lot of
Theodore Roosevelt, ex-presldent
of the United States.
What struck every man and
woman who met the colonel today
was the democratic spirit of the
man who has been one of the
country's greatest idols.
"This ls Mr. Kincaid," said
Lorenzo Dow, introducing a man
to Col. Roosevelt in the Tacoma
hotel lobby.
"Why you're Cherokee . Bill,
aren't you?" flashed the colonel,
as he looked over the man with,
the broad hat. .-*. -y
Politicians stood back and look
ed on as the colonel chattered
away with E. F. Kincaid of troop
L, Roosevelt Rough Riders. « Mr.
Kincaid is at' present connected
with the Dupont powder mills. -".'
A. E. Hawley, troop B, Roose
velt Rough Riders, was also pres.
Green River Contracts
Awarded by Commission
WRIGHT & SWEENEY GET PIPE LINE AND MAXHAM &
BERNE RESERVOIR. V
The city commission yesterday
afternoon conferred with George
P. Wright and Maxham & Berne,
the low bidders on the pipe line
and reservoir for the Green"river
gravity system. . ,
Mr. Wright said be has asso
ciated with him Mr. Sweeney and
Mr. Marshall of the Ballard iron
works, who will make the bands
for the pipe and that they had en
gaged the most experienced pipe
5,000 Women Sacrificed to
Vice Every Year in Chicago
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(By United Press Leased Wire.)
CHICAGO, April 6.Reports
by a municipal investigating com
mittee that the lives of 5,000 wo
men and $15,000,000 are annual
ly sacrificed to vice in Chicago,
are today being considered by
Carter H. Harrison, democratic
mayor-elect.
"My policy has been announc
ed," Harrison said today. "I will
stand for an open town, but not
for extraordinary license. I shall
be the real head of every city de
partment, holding myself person
ally responsible for the city's con
duct." y,
■j ent and the colonel was dee-light
ed to see him.
% Hundreds of people gathered in
the hotel lobby and peered
through windows after the break
fast Barty had assembled. Mem
bers "of. many civic organizations
assembled and partook of a meal
that might have tempted a king.
Roosevelt made no address. To
the rfeht of Mr. Roosevelt sat
President George Burke of the
Chamber of Commerce. On the
colonel's' left sat Lorenzo Dow,
Senator, Miles Poindexter and
Mayor* Fawcett.
i Three ladies were present, Mrs.
. J. Q. Mason, Mrs. Shores and Mrs.
O. G. .EJUS. •
-''As- the "colonel emerged from
the breakfast room hundreds who
hadj-cohgregated gave him three
hearty- cheers Then followed an
informal reception, after which
the ©olonel waa taken for a trip
about the city, preceding his ad
dress at the stadium.
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.builder In this section to super
intend the work.
Tlje commission voted to award
them the contract.
J; Mr. Maxham told how he in
tended to work the reservoir Job
and his plans seemed satisfactory
to the commission and he was vot
ed the contract for the reservoir.
The contracts will be signed up
just as soon as the money comes
from" New York for the bonds.
The committee reported the cx
i iatence of a widespread graft pro
tected vice organization in Chi
cago. Children are reported to
' be the victims of saloons, dance
- halls and moving picture shows,
, the evils of which are strongly de
' pounced. It ascribes much of the
i bad conditions to the Inadequate
wages paid girls, which, it is as
serted, in thousands of cases force
. them into courses that are a men
. ace to the entire community. .
The committee recommends the
' organisation of city commlaalona
' to protect the morals of children
• and.to reform the morals of the
courts and of the police.
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Democrats
Wrangle
(By Vnited Press leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. April 6.
—Discord among the democratic
senators over the floor leadership
has appeared and today there is
open quarreling over the question.
Senator Martin of Virginia, was
urged as a compromise candidate.
Those opposing him dug Into rec
ords and showed that he had vot
ed several times with Aldrich on
the tariff bill. Strong opposi
tion to him developed and a ma
jority of the democrats, It is now
reported, oppose him.
Diiizliy IS
BOTTLED UP
(By Vnited Press leased Wire.)
CHIHUAHUA, April 6. —Repre-
senting the main strength of Pres
ident Diaz' forces in Northern
Mexico, 3,000 troops are reported
"bottled up today in this city.
Provisional President Madero,
with Gen. Orozco, is encamped 80
'miles west of here with 1,200 in
surrectos, and it Is believed that
the rebel prisoner is preparing to
deliver a decisive stroke at Chi
huahua with a view to bringing
the revolution in this section to a
crisis.
Stop Search
For Mrs. Henry
(By Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, April C—
Information from Seattle that
Judge Hawkins of that city has as
yet failed to sign a decree of di
vorce against Mrs. Albert J. Hen
ry, caused the police here today to
abandon all search for the woman,
who, with a man said to be J-
Foster Kelly of Seattle, abducted
her two children here, taking
them out of tho jurisdiction of
the local courts.
LB MS ON
BAR IS FOG
(By Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, April 6.—With
1,000 steerage passengers and a
full complement of tourists re
turning from Italy aboard, the
North German Lloyd liner I'rJn
zess Irene went ashore in a dense
fog early today off the Lone Hill
life saving station, ten miles cast
of Fire island.
When the big vessel struck, a
high sea was running and the life
savers ashore at once launched
their power boats. " It was quick
ly seen, however, that the Prln
zess Irene had grounded on a
sandbar and that her position was
not dangerous.
Three hours after the liner
struck, Captain Yon Letter-Peter
son wirelessed that the vessel was
resting easily and taking no wat
er. He said he expected to float
her at high tide.
The Prlnzess Irene left Gibral
tar March 27.
Fire 20 Shots
at Highwayman
(By Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, April 6.—
Lined up against the wall by a
lone highwayman, Albert Batew,
C. E. Romer and Thomas Condon,
printers, were robbed as they
stepped from the door of the Los
Angeles Times' temporary print
ing plant early today.
More than 20 shots were fired
at the bandit by Times' employes
who rushed into the street when
the trio gave the alarm.
STEVENS ESCAPES
(By Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
DENVER. April 6.—Frank
Ryan, alias Edward Stevens, sup
posed to be the husband of Lil
lian Paxton of Los Angeles, who
has been held here for the Los
Angeles authorities, has escaped.
He tricked the jailers last night
and fled, leaving his three chil
dren, ' all under 4 years old, in a
matron's cell at the jail. _
All over the country tonight, people will read ol
the tribute paid Taeoma by ex-President Roosevelt
when be elated that no where, la the whole world
nn there ouch a place am Tacunm'a ureal Stadium.
The Colonel lm_ been about miiu.- and kaewa of
what he la talking.
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The Only Independent
Newspaper In Tacoma.
Magnificent Scene In
City's Great Stadium
EX-PRESIDENT WAXES ENTHUSIASTIC AT SPECTACLE OF
SCHOOL CHILDREN— WELL CARRIED OUT.
BROUGHT HEARTY APPLAUSE
• " •
• Two of the most heartily applauded portions of Roose- • j
• velt's stadium address today centered upon his assertion that •
• public men should be men true to their families and that men 9
9 who had been true to the public should be backed <by the peo- •
• Pie. 9
Theodore Roosevelt, twice president, foremost citizen of the na
tion, was greeted by Tacoma, 30,0 00 strong in the g.rat stadium to
day.
When he rolled into the big horseshoe of concrete and started
around the track the walls of humanity In colors of blue black and
red rose en masso and 5,000 school children and 25,000 citizens
gave him the greatest greeting of his career.
A flag salute by the children, and a Chautauqua salute by the
people welcomed him as the big green touring car carried him
around the horse, hoe with Lorenzo Dow, master of ceremonies, and
Georgo Burke, president of the Chamber of Commerce, in the "la
chine.
§"I am deli— "
"No, I am
deeply grateful,
for tho meeting
in the stadium,
for instead of
mo furnishing
tho entertain
ment the enter
tainment is be
lli? furnished
for me," said
the colonel as he took his seat on
the platform improvised at the
curve of the stadium.
As the ex-president took his
place on the platform there was an
agitation on the walls of juvenile
humanity that lined the sides. In
tho flash of an eye 1,000 boys—
the favorites of Teddy Roosevelt
in the list of humanity—sprang
onto the field, there was a rush
and hustle and those 1,000 little
fellows were lined up llko soldiers
in a square upon the fleld.
A callsthenlc drill that showed
wonderful work brought enthus
iastic acclaim from Mr. Roosevelt
and Senator Poindexter, who sat
by his side.
"Look at the storks," ejaculated
Roosevelt as the lads stood on one
leg in the maneuvers.
Lorenzo Dow called the great
assembly to order and Introduced
the guest of tho city.
"I was glad to
see the boys ■ f&^\
drill but I want- L _. fi
ed to see the /t_%. H'
girls drill, too," ft "f^A
I said tho ex- /^t\mU*aa\!l
Ho commend- I* " ' tfc**^
ed the stadium, 1 fa 4-4 >
and the magnif-
icsnt spectacle • <--:**-<^4ki&
that greeted him.
"I know of nothing like It." ho
said of the stadium. "Nothing on
this side of the water and nothing
abroad. I have visited most of
tho great cities of the world and
there is not one of them that has
a stadium like this, situated with
this outlook.
"And in greeting you I want to
say I greet not only the grown
ups but the children and the chil
dren most heartily. And I con
gratulate you not only for this
magnificent stadium but for these
children for not only quality but
quantity."
A roar of applause swept the
crowd.
"You all know my views on the
baby question," continued the
colonel. "And while I congratu
late you on making provision for
I lie education of tho present chil
dren I also congratulate you on
providing children for the future
to educate."
Mr. Roosevelt spoke of his tour
of the city this morning. He was
glad to see the magnificent
streets and beautiful homes and
he was doubly glad to know that
the city was inhabited by people
who generally own their own
homes.
A fact he said which waa cer
tain to assist in developing qual
ities of good citizenship was the
theme he wished to apeak upon.
f "There la no
groat need for
great genius nor
even exceptional
qualities in < iii
zengliip for pub
lic men. The
thing moat need
ed is Just what
is most needed
in private citi
enslilp; Just or
dinary qualities.
The private citizen must begin
first in his own household. If he
30 CENTS A MONTH.
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is not a good husband, a good
father, he cannot be a good citi
zen. I like to talk more about
the duties of a man than his
rights and the same applies to
woman. Experience has shown
me that we need to think once
about our rights and about 8 or
10 times about our duties.
"You men of Washington, you
have absolute control over the of
fices of the state. You are the
masters and you are responsible
for the government, I
"And so with the women. Not
only do you owe a great duty to
yourselves, but to all women ev
erywhere. If you can show that
woman can attend to th« duties of
citizenship without neglecting
those greater duties of the home
you will elevate women every
where around the world."
Three general elements he de
clared enter Into the requisites for
good citizenship In this country —
honesty, courage and good com
mon sense.
public man and lr*fv^l
he said the pub
lic man must fall.
"Make the worthy public man
know we appreciate his services.
To uphold the public man who
does right is our duty exactly as
to punish the public servant who .
docs wrong," said the speaker.
He commended the schools. He
said they wero doing well and
ny ie ranching the point in instruc
tion where tho boy who goes out
docs not do so with the Idea of
j escaping the farm and the trade,
but equipped to make a better
farmer and a better craftsman.
He commended tho army and
navy and urged the building of a
strong navy to "enforce peace" if
necessary.
The two big things Europe
■ talk., about he declared he found
to be the battleship fleet trip
around the world and the building
■of the Panama canal. He said
1 they paid no attention whatever
'• to our Fourth of July orations.
"I take a personal pride in the
1 Panama canal," he said, "because
It was started in my adminlatra
' tion and because It would not have
' been if I bad not taken vigorous
' action."
He said for 75 years it bad been
' talked about and the conventional
•■ thing for him would have been to
' send a nice letter to congress but
he didn't. He took advantage of
an occasion, got onto the isthmus
1 and then Bent a letter to congress
"not asking what I shall do but
telling what I had done."
He said this had started the
country to talking about him In
stead of the canal and they were
still tailing about —but the
' canal Is going ahead and will be
finished on schedule time.
1 ' When the speaker finished he
was given an ovation. The auto
[ mobile started out of the Held and
, a thousand boys swarmed after It
like bees as . the ex-president 1
j swept out of the grounds to con-.*
\ tinue his Journey. '.y .4
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- , . Bank 'Clearings.
Clearing $685.8*6.77 §
Balances .......... 81,837.1] ,
..Fire practically destroyed the
residence , of» Lin Jurlch, 8311
i North Thirtieth street ,at an early
i hour this morning. ■ ..', -„j=^*

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