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VOL. IX. NO. 99.
Pictures Taken for the Times at Aberdeen and Hoquiam Vividly Depict Crisis Facing the People In Strike
This is "Fort Mock," which guard* the entrance to Blade's mill.
Hidden under the far end, with the Stars and Stripe* fluttering above
them, are six "special deputies" armed with 10-bore shotguns.
S. S. TITANIC
(IJy United rress leaned Wire.)
HAL.IFAAX, N. S., April 15. —
With Its 1,300 paesengers safely
transferred to another vessel, the
White Star liner Titnntlc Is slow
ly approaching this ]">rt. Pas
sengers were taken aboard the
White Star liner Olympic, then
transferred to the Baltic, now
steaming for New York.
The fact that the Titanic is the
'world's biggest vessel is probably
the only thing that prevented
great losses of life. It is not be
lieved that any other craft afloat
could have withstood the shock.
"Water Tights" Saved It.
The Titanic's prow was shatter
ed but the water tight compart
ments automatically closed, and
with the pumps working well tne
crew managed to keep the vessel
MONTREAL, April 15.—Crash
ing into an iceberg while running
in a dense fog, the steamer Ti
tanic, Captain Smith. White Star
line, carrying 2,075 souls and
diamonds and bonds worth $."..
--000,000, 900 miles east of New
York, began calling for help at
10:25 last night.
The whole bow of the vessel
was crushed in and washed away
by the shock of the collision.
Only the automatic bulkheads
closing kept the water from
flooding the entire ship and send
ing all to death.
With a dozen of the fastest
ocean greyhounds steaming to her
assistance, the Titanic started
limping toward Cape Race or
Halifax and made slow progress.
Captain Paddock of the liner
Olympic at 8:35 this morning
flashed by wireless that five
boatloads of women and children
had been taken on board the liner
. Parisian and 20 boatloads went
to the liner Carpathia. The liners
Virginia, Olympic, Mauretania,
Amerika, Prederich Wilhelm,
Baltic, Prince Adelbert and Cin
cinnati were hastening to the dis
tressed steamer. The women and
children had all been loaded into
life boats ready to be lowered
away should the vessel sink.
At 9:30 a. tn. it was reported
that the liner Virginian had
reached the Titanic and gotten a
tow line aboard her. Shortly aft
er It was reported 800 passengers
bad been taken aboard the
The Titanic sailed for New
York on her maiden voyage last
Wednesday with 1,300 passengers.
Some of the passengers are:
Airred Q. Vanderbllt, Col. and
Mm. John Jacob Astor, Major
Archie Butt, military aide to
President Taft; Col. Archibald
Secured by impVoved prop
erty on E at. near 15th.
Property sold for $4,000.
Insurance $1,500. Mort
Calvin Philips & Co.
California Bldg. Main 22
TACOMA WOMEN—The Issue Tomorrow Is In the Balance. Your Vote Will Turn the Tide for Pettit and Decency
Grade, Benjamin Guggenheim,
Henry B. Harris, theater magnate,
and wife, C. M. Hays, president of
the Grand Trunk railway; Imlay
J. Bruce, chairman of the White
Star line. Col. Washington Roeb
llng, who with hia father designed
the Brooklyn bridge; Countess
Rothes, F. D. Millett, president of
the American academy of Rome.
Mrs. Jack Cudahy
Mrs. Jack Cudahy, who figured
ronaplcuouHly in the recent notor
iety at Kansas City, which arone
when .Imk Cudahy, the million
aire meat acker, found Jerc Ldllls,
banker mid capitalist, in his
Mn. Cudahy is now proxecut^
ing Morris Condory, whom she
»ll*-jj«s burglarized lipr house on
the night of Feb. S», 1912, at
Pasadena. hU picture was made
at court during the trial.
C. D. Hillman to
SEATTLE, April 15.—The
writ committing C. D. Hillman,
the millionaire real estate man, to
the McNeil penitentiary for two
years and a half, was received
Hillman will be taken in cus
tody either this afternoon or to
morrow, and will be kept in th«
unity Jail until Saturday. He
.111 then be removed to the pent-
The Tacoma Times
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
Mrs. Minnie llandu, 1021 Marion gt., Aberdeen, < who' protested
when « "deputy" slugged a small boy, knocking him off v bridge to
the ii<<i-riuls below. For this three "deputies" nttarked Mrs. Itanda
and one of them planted hi* knee in the small of her bark and bent
her backward bo violently that her bark was wrenched. She left
a Nick bed to be photographed.for the Times. - . »
BIG INTERESTS FOR MILLS, WOODS, LAWSON
Big Business. The Big Interests. The people haw big projects ahead. They are
You've heard the phrase--often. You may ambitious to take over the telephone line. They
have thought it meant Morgan, Rockefeller, Wall want a great city light and water system. They
St., the Steel Trust and the like. want to'add to the city do»'k—the most spectacular
So it does. But every city has its Big Interests, success won by the people in late years— a plan for
its Big Business. more waterways and more city docks, so that Taco-
Tacoma has them. nia shall develop into a world port—and an open
The nation, the same as the city, is trying to port.
control its Big Interests—to keep the advantages, We all want to see more factories here. The
and to prevent them from overriding the people. _ big Business people want $1 a day labor from the
The street car company .that wants to get its Orient and South of Europe with control of the po
franchises extended, that wants to crowd 100 people lice to hammer American strikers over the head if
on a car with room for 60, the railroad company they protest.
that wants to grab $100,000 worth of tide flats from A s in the nation at large, Tacoma's Big Business
the city, the railroad and wharf trust that is fight- nas its "controlled" newspapers. Fortunately the
mg to keep the waterfront bottled up so that it may |M . opll . have learned by bitter experience to " vote
take toll from all ships that enter, the landlords' against the men recommended by these newspapers,
trust that wants to sell its unused holdings to an "Find out where Perkins is, then vote the
unsuspecting public, the contractors' trust that other wav," has come to be a saying in Tacon.a.
wants to earn rich pickings through paving and im- TacoWs Big Business knows that it has
provement jobs, the telephone trust that is trying friend* in Woods and Mills. It believes it can swing
to gobble up its competitor regardless of the law and LaAvson
the rights of the people-these are but a few of the ivttit, Gronen, B*rth are all sane men of sound
big interests in Tacoma. judgment who believe in Taeoma, who have the
And Tacoma's Big Interests are busy today. people's point of view, who believe in building up
They see a chance to control the city commis- the city for the sake of the people, who hold men as
sion for at least two years. Joining with the crooked higher'than the dollar.
and vicious element of saloon men they have swung The Times recommends Pettit, Gronen, Barth
hard for Mills, Woods and Lawson. to the voters tomorrow.
HIT Bl COURT
(Ity United Press Leased Wire.)
OLYMPIA, April 15. —The su
preme court today handed down
a decision upholding the Tacoma
ordinance aimed at the green
The city had passed an ordi
nance compelling every merchant
using the stamps to pay a license
of $100 a year. An attempt was
made to enforce this and the
Sperry Hutchlnson company went
to court to stop it.
The supreme court with five
judges rendering the decision
holds the city has authority to col
lect the license as a revenue
measure but declares that it may
not enforce actual prohibition of
the stamp business.
The decision will hit tobacco
stamps as well as the trading
Women to Decide
The flrßt woman Jury ever in
police court was called this morn
ing in the (jiho of the state vs.
Mary Outoski and Nellie Petoski.
Mrs. Lesaiak, complaining wit
ness, swore to a complaint on
March 2 7 charging Mrs. Gutoskl
and Mrs. Putoeki with assault.
The case is being heard today.
Justice Arntson chose as Ju.-y
--women, Mrs. Bertha (Knatvold)
Kittleson, Mrs. N. B. Gilkey. Mrs.
Crasaweller, Mrs. Lister and Mrs.
V. M. Mason.
FINISH UNION TEMPLE
(By United Prem I.i:i*<ml Wire.)
VALBJO, Cal.. April 16.—1n the
completion of the new labor temple
here today the Valejo trades and
labor council has fulfilled a project
which has furnished work for many
union mon out of emplnvmut
TAOOMA, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, APRIL 15, 1912.
LAFOLLETTE OPENS UP
ON TAFT AND TEDDY
EUGENE, Ore., April 15.—
Holding President Taft up to ridi
cule ag a man born to high office
on beds of ease and Colonel
Roosevelt as a man of many
words but few deeds, Senator
Robert M. LaFollette carried this
city by storm today.
"Within the last dozen years a
mighty power has been built up
which names our residents, sena
tors and congressmen," said Rob
"During no other administra
tion have the people lost ground
so rapidly as In the present one.
"William Howard Taft was
born in luxury. He never had to
work a day In his life. He was
not forced to work his way
"Unmarried Wife" Says
She Is Happiest Woman
l lly United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, April IB.—"Hap
piest woman in the world," ac
cording to her own account, is
Floretta Whaley, who for five
years has shared the cares and
labor of Jere Cooke, who left hi*
wife and his ministry of St.
George's Episcopal church, Hemp
slead, to elope with his attractive
With her two sturdy sons, born
to her and Cooke, she appeared
today as conventional a woman
and mother as could be found.
"We have lived together fire
years of the deepest happiness
that could be known in the
world," said the "unmarried
wife" today. "We adore each
other. I feel that in this excep
tional case we have proved that
we did right when we went away
together. Yet, I would be the
first one to prevent any other
young girl from doing what I did.
Marriage, even the ceremonial
marriage, is a great safeguard to
■ociety. There is only one man m
0/W. A. Thorn (on (lie left) Is one of the moat active of the
-(i iki- U-.-mli-i-n. 11.- has born clubbed iukl arrested for speech-niaklng
'•■•\<-i :il times since the strike began. His companion la dim
H * ' ' ' --■- . **- * . . t , -■■■..__ _ . . . _
Stern of the strike committee.
through college.;•"„• It has been his
lot In life ■to .' have everything
brought to him ' on cushion, in
cluding the .president, of this re
public. . * ._• . " ',' •; ■ i ' ..
f "Colonel Roosevelt preached
vigorously against the.trust evil,
but/was short on 1 deeds. The do
ing calls for another man. It Is
not the time to vote for a halo or
six or seven years ago." ... .
,• The Y. M. C. A. has . set up
tents for the recreation parlors for
men who will be employed on the
construction ' work of the new
Point Defiance water grade rail
way of • the N. P. U. S. Duncan,
secretary of the railway men's de
partment, is in charge of the work
here. ,' j .
& million that would have clung
t<T me ag my husband did. For
the other women there Is need for
all the advantages the law confers
on a married woman. The man
should support her, should cher
ish her but he doesn't in many
caseg If she goes with him with
out the ceremony of marriage. He
seemß to despise her.
"Then there are the children.
Fdp the poor, helpless children
the'safeguards of society are ab
When her attention was called
to her wedding; ring, she said:
"My husband put it on my
finger when he went away. I did
not ask for it, but when he gave
It to me I felt the greatest de
light. The spirit of that wedding
ring, and of that act, has been
about our whole life together and
I only lon* for the day when he
will be free and able to put the
ring there in the ceremony of the
Cooke is working at the paper
banging trade in New York.
In practically all the churches
yesterday the pastors or citizens
who occupied the pulpits took a
determined stand against the open
town combine' of Mills, Lawaon
and Woodß and came out for a
clean town. In most of the pul
pits names were mentioned, es
pecial emphasis being given to
the request that every voter
should line up for Commissioner
Rev. W. T. Randolph of Ep
worth Methodist church "was es
pecially vigorous, denouncing the
Mills campaign. He alluded to
the advertisement of Mills In a
Sunday paper to show the utter
lack of honesty in the Mills
movement, this advertisement dis
playing Mills' picture with a quo
tation from Rev. Mr. Randolph
himself under It, trying to create
the impression that Randolph was
The pastor condemned the de
ception bitterly and delivered one
of the most dramatic and forcible
Pettit speeches than has ever been
heard in a Tacoma church. The
audience that packed the church
showed the way they felt about It
by breaking all precedent and re
sponding with vigorous cheering
that discounted anything heard In
the political meetings of this cam
Similar scenes were enacted In
most of the churches, the paators
and people all showing that tney
are aroused and do not Intend to
allow the saloons and dives 10 run
Will Pave Delin
The paving- of DeLln, South 38th
and O street* la to ro ahead and
the city will be called upon to put
up Ita |40,000 voted by the people
to help on this route to South T»
Remonstrances were denied this
morning and the council voted to
So on with the Improvement.
F»ir tonUchi and Tueaday;
light frost tonight.
Here arc Mrs. Knaklnen, Mi-« Kaarlncen and ■' Mrs. • sip.ln,
neighbors, (he plucky women who foiled (he gun-men and held the
picket line. The Times man found them discussing the situation' in
the yard of the first named, 110 Gushing st., Aberdeen. -
(Hy 1 nil., 1 it..,. 1..,1-..] Wire.)
PORTLAND, Ore., April 16.—
Announcement was made here to
day by Walter Mouser, national
campaign manager for Senator
LaFollette, that the WisconHln
candidate for the republican presi
dential nomination would not tour
"In vlaw of the limited time,"
said Houser, "Senator LaFoilette
will not be able to urge hln can
didacy liefore the W'asliin^ion pro-
KresHlves. We feel that we should
devote our energies to California
and Oregon because with the pres
idential preference primaries in
effect iv these states, (he voters
have a voice in the selection of
ciindidates and we are confident
L<aKollette la the choice of the
"In Washington there are no
primaries, and consequently we
cannot hope to beat tin- machine
In that Btate.
That there Is plenty of LaFol
lette sentiment in Tacoma was
shown by the instantaneous re
sponse to the Times apiteal Sat
urday for the people' to finance
the Wisconsin insurgent's trip
through Washington, and the
keen disappointment heard today
at the news that he cannot come.
Many of them are urging that
he come to Washington on his
way back from California.
Atty. H. H. Johnston was the
first man to respond. He tele
phoned the Times office within
ten minutes after flu- paper was
Vancouver Man Helps.
Then came Charles F. Brecha,
a Tacoma visitor from Vancou
ver. "I can't be here, but I want
Tacoma people to hear Bob La
-Follette." he telephoned. "I am
sending a check for $5. I used to
live in Wisconsin and know L&-
Follette. I want to thank the
Times too for giving the people
a chance to hear him."
Walter J.Thompson, well known
real estate man; A. S. Knight, |
Sick Man Chases Crook;
Gets Jewels and Health
PORTLAND, Ore., April 15.—
Attorney Dan Powers today has
recovered from a severe atttack
of pneumonia as a result of his
vigorous pursuit of an alleged
thief. ■ Powers was confined to his
bed when he was in forced that
his attendant, Henry Gurtz, had
flitted away with a *150 diamond
stud, a watch and $4 0 in money.
DON'T BE MISLED
i .■*'• ■As a last ! resort, the special j Interest-open town :: combine Is • try
ing to pull Mills and Woods through by urging £ettlt voters to vote
for Pettlt and Mills or Pettit. and Woods. v•. .; ..:'- ;, ?-^tJJ^f
■"■ , g Both Woods '■ and 5 Mills '-. have the corporation ? and • saloon ' vote,
solid. If the politicians now can get the rent of the people to split
their vote, half going to Mills and half to Woods, both would win over
> Pettlt, who j will j get none iof t the' saloon-corporation Urowd.t^JSS-Siji
Z£\:' lt In a smooth political game, but voters should.not"• permit' it
to be worked.
:L' iky Petti, supporters; should' be i rare ■: Hint ■ they mark j nelttur Mills
■ nor • Woods.- V Both > are iin j the' Mills-Woods- Combine ' for the.
intereHU agnlnst the people.
30 CENTS A MONTH.
64th and So. O st«., and "A. W.,"
who sent a dollar bill were others
who got busy at once.
Scores of people have phoned
up or come In today to offar their
If "A. W." will send his ad
dress his money will be returned.
(Ky United Press leased Wire.)
PITTSUUKG, Pa., April 15.—
1.1111-.1 returns from , Saturday* I
pi -1111111 election mulct* It certain
(hat I Con*.v«-li " liiin raptured' 07
of the state's 70 'delegates, lik-luil- :
Ihk the 1 - to be sent to the state
convention,! while Tuft, elect cdl
hut nine.* :-.i '-'■';■: ';."'"..'-.',."*■'
, Ht'viKctl 1 11 1.-. today from all
over the state • show that.Wood
row ;.Wilson . will ■ Re. the ' hoIUI ;
Pennsylvania, delegation 'J lo!. the ■■
Baltimore convention. The anti-
Guffey, iieople will control HlO
state dercyhtlotf.' " " _..', '. / , ';
is for Decency
Friends of William Armstrong
manager of the Olympic Club,
protested Saturday against con
necting his name with Sandberg
and Feeney in an article about
open town plans.
"I believe in saloons decently
run," said Armstrong himself.
"I don't approve of having any
vice features in connection with
the liquor business at all. I be
lifvi- that if the liquor business 1b
run the same as any other half
ihe criticisms against it would
MEXICO CITY, April 15.—
Eight thousand federal troops are
concentrating at Torreon for an
attack on the rebel forces. It is
estimated that the rebels in the
I vicinity of Torreon number 7,000.
Thoroughly angered, Power*,
against the strong advice of hla
physicians, left his sick bet' and
took the trail of Ourtz. He pur
sued him to Vancouver, Wash.,
where he procured his arrest.
After the chase Powers said h«
felt so good he would not return
to bed, but would resume his pro