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PASTOR IS HANGED IN EFFIGY
• HF.ItK IS THK LAW. •
• Section 2C>37 —Bvery person who shall Injure or dpfraud •
• mother by using, with knowledge tlmi the same la false, a false •
• weight or measure or other apparatus for determining the •
• quantity of any commodity or article of merchandise, or who •
• knowingly misrepresents the quantity thereof bought or told, •
• shall be guilty of a (TOM misdemeanor. Penalty line up to •
• $1,000 or imprisonment up to one >ciir, or both. •
That is the law in tho state of
Housewives, if you are cheated
In the purchase of the necessities
Of life, notify the license inspector
at the office of the city clerk.
Alexander Shortes, the license
Inspector, is going after t short
weight dealers whether the city
pure food department likes it or
Yesterday Shortes arrested 11.
McGavick proprietor of the Home
meat market, North Proctor
street. Ten minutes after Miss
Allstrum pure food inspector,
called up Shortes demanding to
know what he meant and insisting
that this Is one of her ibest places.
Shortes has issued the warrant
SHOOTS SWEETHEART WHO JILTED HIM — MAY BR
(By t'niled Press Sensed Wire.)
OROVILLE, Cal., Oct. 21.—
Inez Brooks, aged 15, and Mrs.
Lillle Ann Mullings, 40, are dead
today, and William Mullings, 19,
son of the latter, is seriously shot
through the left leg, following a
murderous attack last night by
Edward Williams, a halfbreed In
dian at the Mullings home in
Mooretown, 20 miles' from here.
Williams himself was probably
fatally shot by D. J. Mullings,
husband of the dead woman.
The halfbreed was found in the
brush near the scene of the crime
early today and brought to the
Oroville jail. There is talk of
The murderer was actuated by
Insane fury because Inez Brooks,
a white girl, who had been his
sweetheart, foresook him and took
refuge at the Mullings home.
He and the Brooks girl lived at
Stork Hovers Over Home
Father Tried For Murder
While Mike Carlno is facing a
jury today charged with murder,
Mts. Cnrino, at her little home on
South 14th St., is awaiting the ar
rival of a baby.
This fact and today's testimony,
which indicated that Carino had
shot Antonio Lorenzo in self-de
fense, awakened quite a little sym
pathy for the accused man.
"Lorenzo ran after Carlno, beat
ing him and cursing him," Carmine
Vigno, an eye-witness, told the
jury today. "Carino warned him
to keep away, then fired three
Khots into the air to frighten him.
lint Lorenzo came on. Then Car
ino shot him."
Vigno was also a witness to the
Quarrel between the two men in
the home of Spatafore, a neighbor,
and corroborated Spatafore's testi
mony of how Lorenzo, bigger and
stronger than Carino, abused him
ami struck him five times in the
face before Spataforo drove both
men into the street.
Kaufman to Talk Single Tax
"When you put the tax on stumps Instead of cows; tax the
tinibermnn and exempt the mlllman; tax the speculators and para-
Biles and exempt the farmers and producers, then tho Puget Sound
country will become the garden spot of tho world," says W. H.
Kaufman of Bellingham, secretary of the Washington Tax Reform
league, who will deliver three single tax lectures hero next week.
He will speak In the South End club Monday evening on "Single
Tax the Only Solution to the Itoad Problem"; Tuesday afternoon
at Pt. Luke's parish to tho Women Voters' Educational league,
on "The Poor Man's Baby," and Tuesday evening at Plymouth Con
gregational church, before tho North End Improvement club.
for failure to procure a license.
The prosecution was started,
however, because a customer had
been given eight ounces of meat
for a pound.
It developed when McGavick
was brought in that he did not
Lend the place himself and that it
was his clerk who had offended,
so he was let off by the payment
of tlir license fee and costs.
Lait year Miss Allstrum had
chaise of the licenses on food
dealers. In the whole year she
only got in 2ISO. Since Shortes
took over the work a couple of
months a/go he has brought In
inoie than paid all last year and
ne has discovered there are over
aOO who did not pay anything last
jear and had no license.
Cascade, n small mining town near
Mooretown. They quarreled, and
she left him, going to the Mul
liiigs home. Last night Williams
armed himself with a 30-30 rifle'
and went to bring her back. It
was dark when he arrived at the
Inei Brooks, Mrs. Llllie Ann
Mulling* and William Mullings,
her son, were in the kitchen.
The Indian sneaked up and
fired through the window, the
first bullet piercing the left breast
of his sweetheart. The second
shot took off the top of Mrs. Mul
lings' head. The third wounded
the Mullings boy in the leg.
D. J. Mullings, the father,
seized his revolver and rushed out.
The Indian fired a fourth shot at
him, but missed, and Mullings
then shot the man in the left arm
twice, right arm once and through I
• (I'iiltocl Press Leased Wire.) •
• CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. •
• 21. —Row Charles Groff will •
• occupy the pulpit of the Ira- •
• manual Baptist church to- *i
• morrow, according to an- •
• nouncenicnt today, in place •
• of Rev. Charles Richeson, in •
• jail In Boftoa charged with •
• the murder of Avis Linnell. 9
• Itev. Mr. Groff states that •
• Rlcheaon is preparing a form- •
• al wriUen statement to his •
• congregation in regard to his •
• present trouble, which will •
• l>o read 'by his successor •
• from tho pulpit tomorrow. •
• The announcement has ere- •
• ated great excitement and all •
O are eagerly waiting to hear •
• what tho accused clergyman •
• will have to say. •
The Tacoma Times
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA.
TAOOMA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 121, 1911
(Ity T'nUort Pres* 1..-;i-,-<l Wire.)
HYANNIS, KIM,, Oct. 21. —
That, the sentiment of the resi
dents of this place the homo of
Avis Linnell is itronfljr inflamed
ngainst Rev. Clarence Hlcheson,
her alleged slayer, is shown by
an effigy of tlio accused clergyman
which, until noon today, swims
from an elm tree before the Hap
tist church whore the minister
first met the girl whose romance
with him ended in a pitiful tra
The figure was hung last night
latter the holding of regular pray
Inside tho little church 100 peo
ple, rug:ged and simple hearted
fibber folk, who had known Avis
Ijinnell since she was a pretty lit
tle infant, prayed fervently to
heaven that the unfortunate igirl
would he forgiven any sin of
which she had been guilty.
Then with determUied mem the
villagers marched from the church
and hung the effigy which l>ore
two placards inscribed with omin
ous talismans. One said:
"Guilty, Rev. C. V. T. Richeson.
See I-uke 17:2: ''T'were better
fcr him that a millstone were
hung about his neck, and that ho
be cast into the sea, lest he offend
those little ones."
The other read simply: "TUB
BOSTON', Oct. 21. —Gaunt nnd
haggard, his nerve completely gone
ami on verge of complete physi
cal and mental collapse, Rev. Clar
ence Richeson is today helplessly
watching from his cell the merci
less Investigation of hi* alleged
murder of Miss Avis Linnell, the
beautiful young girl found dead in
her bathroom. The police are
hourly weaving new evidence into
the net which ia drawing more
tightly about him.
The police are now firm In the
belief that the motive for the al
leged murder was a desire to re
move Mifis Linnell, to whom he
had been engaged, as a trouble
some obstacle to his marriage with
Mill Violet Edmands.
Thought Girl Innocent.
The reputation of Miss Linnell
was blameless until the fatal night
when she sat in her bathroom and
swallowed the two crystals of cy
anide which sent her to face her
Maker, believing, the police say,
that it was medicine which would
avert Impending fihame. Only
when the autopsy revealed that
the girl was to become a mother
| did the police begin to forge the
links of the chain of circumstan
tial evidence which led to the ar
rest of Richeson and the lodging
of a charge of first degree, murder
against him. Now they have al
most completed a well substanti
ated theory of passion, greed and
inhuman cruelty on the part of the
clergyman, almost incredible for a
wearer of the cloth.
Heiress Not lienntiful
In contrast to Miss Linnoll,
Mls-'s Edmands Is not a beautiful
girl. She is, however, heiress to
an estate valued at $800,000. Her
engagement to Richeson had been
j announced and hundreds of invi
tations to tho wedding sent out,
[when it was called off by Mrs.
Edmunds after the minister's sen
May I'lend Insanity
A plea of insanity probably
will be introduced in case Dr.
Rieheson is proven guilty of the
terrible charge against him.
Mrs. Linnell, mother of the
dead girl, is convinced that the
minister is insane.
<iirl Still Has Faith In Him.
The father of Miss Edmands,
Moses Grant Edmnnds, a wealthy
resident of Brookline, refuses to
desert Richeson in his hour of
adversity. Father and daughter
both declare emphatically that
they feel convinced of his inno
Miss Violet Edmands is prostrat
ed and a physician is in constant
attendance upon her.
BUKD FOIt DIVORCE
(87 ITnlted Press Leased Wire.)
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21. — Mrs.
Newton J3ooth Tarklngton, wife of
the dramatist and novelist, today
filed proceedings here for divorce,
alleging cruelty She asks for the
custody ,of their five-year-old
daughter, but makes no .plea for
"Maybe It Is a Little Bit Naughty," Admits "The
Girl in the Taxi"—But Then She's Married
Pearl Hlndrlar's oyes twinkled
merrily, when The Times inter
viewer wanted to know about "The
(iirl in the Taxi," which appears at
the Tacoma Sunday night.
"Now that depends on the point
of view," the dashing Taxi Rlrl re
plled, Sho really ndinitted that
with diligence, th« W. 0. T. IT.
could find a bad line or two in the
play. Indeed, she rm very frank i
But what do you think of (his? |
"I played the part for months!
before 1 could nee a double mean
ing in three of my lines." The
Times interviewer Hah in his .«eat
no hard that It might have made a
dent in the floor.
Oil, wonderful innocence! Those
large eyes, ijMrkUag and radiating,
anfl those rows of white ivories
Kiiiiling so warmly at you, belong
to just a naive young maiden.
Then came the next shock.
"Personally I don't believe in
flirtation. I don't approve of it,"
she said, looking very earnest for
a brief moment.
"I've boon married nine years,"
she laughed, "and I wouldn't want
him to flirt."
Yes, hubby is in the same com
pany, which was Surprise No. 3 lor
the Tlmen Interviewer.
"I like 'The Girl in the Taxi' as
a character on the stage, for I love
laughter and fun. But in actual
life," said Miss Sindelar, "It
wouldn't lie conducive to happi
ness. And in that respect, it is
true to life. A young woman
should not marry an old man. I
have never seen a happy life as a
result of such a union. 'The Girl
in the Taxi' flirts when her aged
husband Is away. It's a common
thing in actual life. Society is
just full of such flirtations—soci
ety in full dress and low cut ni'<ks,
you knov.-. Why, the marriage of
WILL IELL ALL
10 CLEAR HER
PRIXEVILU3, Ore., Oct. 21. —
In an effort to clear her husband,
who Is on trial for having killed
Louie Lone, an Oakland, Cal., pug
ilist, well known in Tacoma and
Seattle, who was riding with her
in an automobile when lie was
shot, Mrs. Helon Riley will take
the stand and give the full history
of her relations with the prize
The shooting occurred several
months ago when Riley overtook
tiie couple after a sensational au
tomobile race of many miles.
Society Editor To
Carry Out Labor
Mrs. Evelyn Chantlcr of Taco
ma, a society editor employed by
S. A. Perkins; was recommended
by Governor Hay and appointed
by Commissioner Hubbard yester
day as assistant state labor com
She takes the place of Mrs.
Blanche Mason, who was recently
retired because she was too active
in enforcing the elght-liour wom
BY A DEER
LIBUY, Mont., Oct. 21.—0n
opening the door of his cabin
near here, M. W. Wallace was
knocked to the ground and upon
recovering his feet, was surprised
to see a fleeting deer making for
the woods. The kleer had beau
eating some salt left outside and I
in flight jumped against Wallace.
"THE GIRL IN THE TAXI"
Madeline Force to Col. Astor 1s J
cruel|y. 1 cannot understand it. I
It's Ruch a solemn thing to geti
married. No woman can afford to
risk her happiness by lightly step-/
V.M.C.A.Hel P s
The city employment agency Is
going to bo a go.
With it may lio coupled a mu
nicipal lodging house. ,
And the Y. M. C. A. has offered |
to Install a superintendent and
pay his salary free of charge to
Developments came rapidly yes
terday. The Y. M. C. A. offered
in order to get in touch with the
industrial situation to Install a
man to have charge of the em
ployment bureau and pay his sal
ary. This would leave the city
with only the present salary of
|75 to employ a competent woman
attendant to look after the wom
en's work. . ,
Moot Ivabor Men.
Last evening the commission
met with the labor leaders. A
former employe of the private
agencies told how workmen are
being buncoed now. He said one
employer had come to him and
made a straight offer to divide up
on the fees, each taking half. He
told how men are bandied from
one alleged employer to another
until they are broke.
The labor leaders were for the
establishment of a municipal bur
eau at once.
The city has no Rood place yet.
But the commission.' decided to
get busy and got one.
And Commissioner Weeks
adopted the suggestion made in
the Times some time ago that a
municipal lodging house be con
nected with the bureau. The in
stitution may become a great
worldngmen's club that will open
up new possibilities In Tacoma.
Builds Airship From
(By United Fi-pss leased Wire.)
OODEN, Utah, Oct. 21.—Avia
tion is becoming so simplified that
Ray Irwln, 14, made a machine
from part of his baby brother's
.perambulator and flew across the
IWeber river here while 300 spec
tators cheered him.
Scene In McNamara Trial Sketched By Condo
fplng Into matrimony. Divorco to
no euro for an unhappy marriage,
for 1 bell( ye a woman can love but
once, and first love is the one that
1 • F. D. Greene builder and •
• rancher. •
' • Robert Bain, retired car- •
' • penter. •
• C. 13. Manning, farmer. •
• E. C. Robinson, contractor. •
• A, Mclntosh, baker and •
• restaurant proprietor, under •
• challenge by the state be- •
• i- in;-.' of views friendly to •
© labor unions. •
• Geo. W. McKee, .real es- •
• tate dealer, under challenge •
• by the defense because he be- •
O lieves dynamite explosion •
• caused destruction of Times. •
(By Cnlte<l Press I.t-.isod Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21.—These
six men played cards on the top
floor of the Hall of Records
building today and wondered
whether any of them would actu
ally sit on the McNamara jury.
The first four can only be elim
inated by peremptory challenge by
one side or the other unless Judge
Hordwell should, on Monday, re
verse his action In overruling the
challenge of the state against Rob
inson and excuse him. The chal
lenges against both MeKee and
Mclntosh are expected to be al
lowed, as both have admitted
bias, although In opposite direc
As a matter of actual fact, only
one of the six has the slightest
chance of finally being selected as
a juror. He Is Seaborn H. Man
ning, a ,patriarchial appearing old
rancher with long white chin
Fair tonight and Sunday.
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Mk \/ \Jr X MLR 1U
(Hy Tnltcd Pnm I.enscd Wire.)
KOMK, OCT. tI. —WITH NO
Honi O9 iti:s< ri:, ioo Mm,
KM'OMHKO IX A 111 HM\<; sll,-
I'IUK MINK IN TUAIJOM:!,!,!,
Sl( lI,Y, AltK Mi:i;llX(J AN AW-
IT MUST STOP
EMILY CURTZ, nm-.l 7, run down and killed by auto driven
by Ceorgo Ketrbiini, August 18, while playing in front of her
home. .*-,'.. .
<'HAKI,i;s VAN HORN, age 14, killed an he alighted from a
si root rar at Kleventh and I'm 111 <, as his mother waited for him.
Auto driven by H. If. i.ii.-, manufacturer, hurrying home from
a golf kuiiic. ■. ...». )
TJWUMAN HIM/MI3YKR, a*.' 10. V. P. S. student ran down
as ho alighted from afreet car by auto driven by Van R. I*yton.
l.ny in lioN|iltiil sovcriil ilujn.
MISS DORIS. FOMTKII, a«o 10, lilt at South Third and O
slreeto by flying motorcycle, iI.M-ii by Tom Ueddes, metMengrr, and
knocked on car track nhend of street car. Susinm.,l concooßlon
of brain, lay iiiicoiiscloiin for hour*.
•lOSBI'If'KI>UAIIIKS t Ml 15, knocked down and painfully in.
jured by auto driven by W. 11. Anderson, manager Barber Aaphalt
company, at Eleventh and X strtets. .
How long Is it going to last? ',
How long an automobile drivers and motorcycle riders going to
be allowed to endanger life ami 11 nib for pedestrians?
The accident to Edwards Is only tho latest of a long list.
In every case NOBODY HAS DEEM TO IJIjAME.
Homos have been desolated, women ami boys sent to the hos
pital, critically injured, and it's alwuys NOBODY'S FAULT.
The auto and motorcycle people will have nobody but them
selves to blame If the city passes rigorous ordinances regulating the
speed of their vehicles.
THK UVRDHRINQ AND MAIMIXO OF TACOMA PEOPLE
IFAS GOT TO STOP.
Admiral's Flagship Sunk
(By United Press Leased Wire.) ' ,
PEKIN, Oct. 21—Consternation In general in official circles
hero today because of reports that Admiral Hall's flagship has been
sunk by tho rebels, and that the commander himself was captured
during (he battle between the- naval forces of the government and the
land troops of the rebels on the V unwise river near Hankow. The
panic In general.
WENATCHEE, Wash.i Oct. 2\.
■ -Tacoma "was selected as the next
place of meeting for the Good
Koads' convention by the dele
gates here this afternoon.
REGItET WOOUTI IIKATH
The Bar association passed
resolutions today on the death of
Attorney Meggs I). Woolf, wlio
died Oct. 5. John Leo, Col. J.
J. Anderson, ex-Mayor Liuck and
Judge Chapman epoke. J
Power o/ Judges Can Be
Abused, Says Roosevelt
(By United PresH leased Wire.) .
NEW YOUK, Oct. 21.— most emphatically believe that we ; :
have been wise, In giving great power to our judges," declared
Roosevelt In a speech at the Civic Forum hero. : '...,. ..•:
."But I also believe that It, like any other power, v can 'be,
abused, and that It Is a power which has not been permanently..
alienated from the people. ■ ••'■■•' _\;
•' "It Is only when they exercise the greatest wisdom and self-7
restraint that It Is an advantage to have fixed in courts the power.)
to state that a legislative act Is unconstitutional."
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SAVE Til 101 It COMRADES.
Will Name ifryan Again
PORTLAND, Oct. 21.—For the
fourth time In history the name,
of the "peerless leader," William
J. Bryan, will appear as A candi
date for the presidency of the
H. D. Wagnon, member of the
Jackson club, and a leader of the
democratic minority in Oregon, to
day announced that the common
er's name would be placed on the
official ballot In the Oregon presi
dential primaries next April.
The democratic vote In Oregon
balances .'. . 26,000.42