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Here lies all the cold remains
Of one who chawed ill-gotten gains;
Oh, ain't it Bad that none will weep,
Because the Loan Shark's gone to sleep?
VOL. IX. NO. 288.
TIMES DRIVES LOAN SHARK FROM CITY
300 FEET IN
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TONS OK KAHTH FELL IN MINK IN UTAH —"WE ARK
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(By United Pres leased Wire
SALT IiAKE CITY, Utah, Nov.
, is.—Caught in by a cave-in of the
famous old Horn Silver mine at
Fresno, Beaver county, two pret
ty girls, Mi>M-s Daisy and Hazel
Alexander, aged 16 and 19 years
respectively, with eight miners
and two mole sight-seers this aft
ernoon are buried beneath thou
sands of tons of earth and rock.
Rescuers working in 15 minute
relays succeeded In restoring
communication with five members
of the imprisoned party, including
the two girls. They were locat
ed at a spot near the 300 foot
"We are not injured," was the
. word sent up the tube by Miss
Daisy Alexander. "We have the
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> for $5,000, In Judge Card's court. <S>
> She Is Miss Vivian lone Pitchforth, daughter of Mr. and •
> Mrs. Robert E. Pitchforth, 62 4 South 34th avenue. Her <S>
> daddy, as her guardian. Is appearing as plaintiff. <S>
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> her broken limb. *?>
CURE FOR PLAGUE
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
CHICAGO, Nov. 13.—8y a
method of tapping on the spine.
Dr. Albert Abrams of San Fran
cisco claims today to have dis
covered the means of curing tu
bercuolsis in its early stages and
also appendicitis. This an
nouncement was made by Dr.
Abrams before, the annual con
vention of the American Associa
. tion for the Study of Spondy
lotherapy, in session here.
THEY ENDORSE IT
GLOBE, Ariz., Nov. 15.—The
State Federation of Labor stands
adjourned today, having adopted
. an extensive program of labor
legislation to be advocated at the
next session of the Arizona legis
lature. The federation demands
a $4 minimum for mine em
ployes and the acquisition by the
state of the property of any cor
poration by paying its cash value.
FLIRT STRIKE O'ER
STARKVILLB, Miss., Nov. IS.
—The strike among the students
of the Mississippi Agricultural
college last night. The trouble at
• the college started following tlie
expulsion of several young men
News Items From
the Hicktown Bee
Here Is a good household rec
ipe: Old tomatter cans make
nice flower pots for your par
Miss Pansy Tldds has got a
cerise complexion which is all
the style In the city, even If It
is a Uttle bit itartlln'.
When a successful business
man begins qulttin' at 3 o'clock
In the afternoon to run over t'
the club an' have a little nip,
I.afi' Watertower says. It's time
f ring the belli
Money can be had now
at the lowest rates ever
offered in this city. The
renewed activity in busi
ness will create a de
mand for money that will
advance rates. l ; Let us fig
ure with you- ripw on a^ re
newal of early maturing
Calvin Philips &Co
til California Bids. Mala I
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
lunches of some of the miners and
a little water. We are not suf
Superintendent W. A. Hender
son, who is supervising the rescue
work, said he hoped to reach the
girls and the three miners includ
ed In their party early tomorrow.
The fate of the seven other im
prisoned persons is not known.
They probably were cut off in
some of the lower levels and, it
is feared, will succumb to fire
damp before they can be reached.
Those in the party with the
Misses Alexander include David
Banks and Arnold Robinson,
stght-seers, and Jim Riley, night
shift boss. Roy Alexander, fore
man of the mine, and father of
the two girls, is imprisoned with
those in the lower levels.
OLD BRIDGE GOES
If you want to go across the
old bridge better do it today for
tomorrow night it will be closed
The new vertical lift is about to
be constructed and while it is be
ing put in place between the tow
ers the old bridge will be closed
up and travel will be stopped.
Teams will have to go around
the head of the bay.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15. —Spirit-
ed by officers to Ocala, to save
him from a mob, Breech Neils, a
negro, accused of a double mur
der of Mclntosh, Fla., is dead at
that place today, his body rid
dled with bullets. A mob of 200
men took the negro two miles
from Ocala and killed him.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN DIEGO, Cal., Nov. 15.—
Hubert G. Lewis, who was acquit
ted here recently of the charge
of having murdered Mrs. Kate
Toliver, received today a letter
from a Mrs. M. M. Martin ex
pressing her delight at his acquit
tal and adding that she was Tol
iver's wife for 25 years.
OPERATE ON SEN.
(liy United Press Leased Wire.)
CHICAGO, Nov. 15.—Former
United States Senator William
Lorlmer will be operated upon for
appendicitis tomorrow by Dr. Ar
thur Bevan. His general condi
tion is reported to be, good.
A HOBO COLLEGE
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15.—The ho
boes of St. Louis will go to school
this winter if James Eads Row,
millionaire, has his way. How,
boss of all' the hoboes, is consid
ering establishing a hobo college.
One Lone Man Set Pacific Avenue By the Ears--And Why?
The man appeared suddenly on
I'm ifir avenue near 11th joat at
.He.walked leisurely, smoked a
good ' rugged looking ten-cent, ci
gar and behaved In a thoroughly
human —but there was some
thing queer, something very much
"out" about him, and soon ,he
had a ; crowd following' close ' to
his , heels. t ';;..^, v.;^.."i,,.'''i.';.; ,V,.. 1' '■;.-,;•" \';
Folks rubbered out of upper-
Matinee Idol Of
Warren Kerrigan is appearing
today in Tacoma moving picture
Imii-i's. He is as great a favorite
with patrons of the "movies" as
are the actors who iip|x»nr in tlie
"legitimate" show houses, and
much more widely and intimately
Kerrigan is a matinee idol of
the moving picture world.
"And it's him that knows it."
How can he help it when every
mail brings new protestations or
the undying admiration of the
young and the old.
He plays the hero roles In the '
western studio of the American
Film Co. at Santa Barbara, Cali
Although Mb dreamy eyes deny
it—Kerrigan is NOT a girl en
Far be it from such—but still
he cannot gainsay that it's mighty
hard for his Southern sense of
gallantry not to answer every
flattering missive he receives,
with a bouquet of American beau-
ties or a pound box of sweets.
Kerrigan used to be known as
the "Gibson man." Before ne
joined the "movies" he played the
leads for two seasons in "Brown
of Harvard." Of course, you re
member him in "The Best Man
Wins," "The New Cowpuncher"
and "The Promise."
MAYOR GOES TO JAIL
(By Unitod Press Leased Wire.)
LITTLE FALLS, N. V., Nov.
15.—Charged with violating the
city ordinance in addressing a
crowd of strikers three weeks ago,
Mayor George Lunn of Schenec
tady, socialist, was sentenced In
HIP NAILED UP
NEW YORK, Nov. 15.—Nail
ing a hip together with spikes
and a hammer was the method
of setting bones, demonstrated at
the Kings county hospital In
SENATOR VERY IIA.
(By I'nitt'd Prero Leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 15.
—Owing to a sudden relapse in
the condition of Senator Isadore
story windows all along the line,
and shop-girls deserted custom
ers by the counters and rushed
out to the street doors to j stare
at this strange apparition'as it
But the man walked on—oWiY
ious. perhaps, to the sensation
which he was creatting.
"Has he gone nuts?" demand
ed the fat policeman on the 9th
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1912.
COMMISSION Kit MII,IiS DIB
-t'OVKKS STOXK-W KIISTKK
WAS BRLiUNG JTU'E TO
THK XOItTHKItN PACIFIC
AXI) WANTS TO KNOW IF
A PKItMIT HAS BKKN
Now the city is being bumped
again i.v Stone-Webster.
The city charter expressly re
serves to the city the exclusive
right to sell electric light in the
city, yet Commissioner Irfiwson
has been allowing the Stone-
Webster company to go ahead
supplying the Northern Pacific
and some other private users
without a -word, but Commission
er Mills says the thing ought to
Mills got to reading the old T.
R. & P. power franchise. He dis
covered a little clause there which
said the city might give the com
pany permit to sell light to cer
tain users, the permit to be re
voked any time the city desired.
Me wondered whether there were
any such permits out, and he ask
ed this morning.
Then it came out that the
whole Northern Pacific light bill
was going to the Stone-Webster
people instead of the city. It
also wbs intimated tjiat. . others
were getting light from private
parties instead of the city.
Mills made a motion that Law
son at once bring in a re
port showing all light being
furnished by any plant other than
the city plant, and that all per
mits be then revoked.
So the council ordered Lawson
to get busy and bring in the re
XEGKO PUGILIST ICI ;i,l. \SKI>
FROM JAIL TOI>AY—MOTH
EH AM) REAL ESTATE
DKALBIt OFT NEGRO OUT—
SATISFACTORY TO V. 8. 1)18-
CHICAGO, Nov. 15. — Jack
Johnson, negro heavyweight
champion of the world, under in
dictment for violations of the
Mann white slave act, was releas
ed on $30,000 ball here today.
The bonds were signed by the ne
gro's mother and Matthew Bald
win, a real estate dealer.
Assistant United States District
Attorney Parkin said the bonds
were satisfactory and Federal
Judge Carpenter ordered John
the recorder's court here today to
50 days In jail and fined $50.
Lunn flatly refused to pay the
fine, and will begin serving his
sentence this afternoon.
The court refused to permit the
convicted mayor to make a state
ment in court. He probably will
appeal the case.
Rayner of Maryland, who is ser
iously 111 from neuritus, mem
bers of the family are at the bed
side here today. Fear is enter
tained that Senator Rayner will
CONNBRSVILLE, Ind.—An old
Vandlver pippin orchard on the
Charles Stockade farm in Harri
son township, is bright with bloom
Among the buds aad blossoms is
an abundance of ripening fruit of
"Does he. belong to some crazy
cult?'-' queried the Trred Business
Man hurry lug on . his way to
"Perhaps he's being initiated
into some frat!" tlttetred a young
high school miss hopefully.
(What was a high school miss
doing on Pacific aye. at noon to
day? We dunno!)
And then the man disappeared
Into a dark hallway and the
Cupid's Arrow Reaches Mark
After Chase Around World
After being followed half
around the world and back again
by a wefilthy suitor who would
not be refused, Marlon Arm
strong, show girl and daughter or
a Boston clergyman, was finally
cornered in San Francisco and
agreed that it was time to be
come his wife.
Henri Houchoux, descendant
of a medieval French family and
member of a big automobile firm
in New York is the man.
Abojit twelve months ago Miss
Armstrong was a member of the
"Pink La3y" company when It
was playing at the Amsterdam
theater in New York. It was
then that she met Bouchoux.
To escape Bouchoux's atten
tions Miss Armstrong went with
the "Pink Lady" company to
London, Buchoux did not know
her whereabouts until she was
gone from New York six weeks.
Ten ho rabled to London that he
was going over on the next
steamer and would marry her
there If she would consent.
Wl/fen Miss Armstrong got the
cablegram, she decided to hurry
back to London and take the first
steamer to New York to avoid
meeting the determined Bouch
oux. In her hurry to get back to
London she was hurt in a taxt
cab, which dashed into a fence.
The accident laid her up for a
week, but she managed to escape
meeting Houchoux by sailing on
the Matiretania. The Mauretania
In mid-ocean passed the La Franz
on which Bouchoux had bookej
passage to London.
Arriving In New York Miss
Armstrong Joined "The Fascinat
ing Widow" company, learnlns
that it was coming to San Fran
cisco. Bonchoux sailed back to
New York .on the next steamer.
SOME RICH KID
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<* With his coming of age, Vln- <$>
♦ •cent Astor, son of the late <•/
<§> Col. John Jacob'Astor,' who <S>
<8> perished In the • Titanic dis- <$>
♦ aster, will assume control of ■*>
<& the fortune left him by his '♦
<$> ;father, amounting to $75,- •*>
♦ 090,000. i:-.-• - ■•J - ->
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crowd caught up short—looked a
little bit foolish—smiled —and
Pid the man have green whis
kers, or was be barefooted or did
he have pajamas on wrong-side
He was just wearing a straw
hat, thats all.
Odd bow very little it take* to
make a ripple in the life of a big
city, isn't ltT
when he learned that she had
loft London. After weeks of In
quiry he found out that Miss
Armstrong had come to San
Still undaunted, he pursued
the runaway show girl across the
continent where he finally found
"We are to be married In the
Little Church Around the Corner
on Christmas eve," said Mlsu
Armstrong yesterday. "Mr. Bon
choux has convinced me that his
family is reconciled to our wed
ding, and I shall leave for New
York in a day or two to arrange
with them for the ceremony."
Bouehonx is 24 years old and
Miss Armstrong wag 20 on 'ier
PUYALIA'P KAItMKIt BE
LIEVEI) TO ItU SANK
MAKKS ATTACK UPON
1111,1 I (111, Mills l\
COUNTY JAIL EAKLY THIS
MORNING — OVEHPOWEItKIt
AND PLACED IN STRAIGHT
Within twelve hours of . the
time an insanity commission
hud declared it inadvisable. to
send Annul Marcliand, aged 59,
a farmer,* who lives near Poy
<illii|>, to the asylum yesterday
afternoon the man had made an
attempt upon the lives of three
of his cellmates at the county jail
and i- today lying in the padded
cell Hlrap|H<d immovably in " a
stralghtjacket. .. -• . - *»»
At an early hour this morning
Jailer Jim Longmlre was sum
moned to Marchand's • cage by
the cries of the three other oc
cupants. -. When he • rushed to
their-assistance. he ■ found the
others had overpowered March
and, who had made an attack
upon them in their beds, and were
holding him pinned to the floor.
.* It took the three cell occupants
and Jailer Longmlre to strap the
man in a straight jacket and place
him in the , padded .compartment.
Marchand has twice been re
manded to the asylum on previous
occasions. *. ; ',- .'.,-*' Vs •■' ;/' H'x
Dr. A. H. Coleman, _wbo serv
ed as one of the insanity board
with Dr. T. J. Allen, said todny
that the evidence yesterday sub
mitted was not of a nature that
would have warranted ordering
Marchand to an infirmary. Mar
chand, however, will now be tent
Oh, stranger, pause and ahed a tear.
And hold )<>ur hat while standing near;
For under where these worda are wrote.
There lies the Gink-Who-Rocked-the-Bout
HOME EDITION 30 CENTS A MONTH.
D. H. TOLMAN
SHORT, DECISIVE BATTLE
October 31—Times printed warning against
D. H. Tolman, D. D. Drake and "State Security
C 0.," loan sharks.
November I—Cityl—City Commissioners take
steps to bar loan sharks from City Hall.
November 7 —One of Tolman's victims
. comes to Times for help, and upon advice, de
mands return of his notes from Tolman, and
they are disgorged.
November 14—City Commission drafts or
dinance to prevent municipal employes from
falling into loan sharks' clutches.
NOVEMBER 15—D. H. TOLMAN QUITS
D. 11. Tolman, loan shark, quit. Taroina today.
When the Times hejjan its war on the loan shark* about two
weeks ago, the alarmed employes of the Tolman shark aystrm in
<liiiiX« ■>' the local oUi.i* coiiiiiiiiiilrated with the head of the no
torious institution nuil yesterday, arrived on the scene no less m
pei-Noun^e thurt the distinguished 1). 11. i'olmun himself.
Tolman wastPd no time In par
ley nor in making social acquaint
ances in Tacoma. He hustled
'round to the newspaper olTlchs
and cancelled his advertising con
tractß and today save up his quar
ters In the Provident building, re
moving hi.-, office fixtures and
Two More Itciiiain.
There now remain:
I». I). I>R.\KK, 14th floor
National l£«-:ili\ building.
"statk ■■otntrra c 0.,"
The Drake outfit is another of
tlie same stamp as the Tolman
concern, in that it operates of
fices in many large cities.
The "State Security Co." Is
more or less a local affair al
though it operntes a Seattle of
fice as well as one in Tacoma.
Glen E. Diokenß appears as man
ager of the Tacoma office.
To! man operates offices in more
than sixty cities of the country
iinil mi far as is known this Is
(he first time that he Ims been
successfully squelched and driven
from any city, although his sys
tem lias been the butt of wiirfnre
on many, ninny occasions.
The City's Plans.
In planning to protect city em
ployes from loan sharks the city
pommissloners have drafted an
ordinance which provides that any
person on the municipal pay-roll
who shall borrow money on an
assignment of wages shall be dis
missed from the city's employ.
While this ordinance seems to
aim a blow at the employe rather
than at the loan shark, the re-
• FISH K11.1.S GIANT BLUE IIKItOX IX DEATH STRCGOIiE ♦
«$> - . 0
<£ While coming to the city r rom his home at Wooloctiet ♦
<?> Bay, opposite Fox Island, today. W. F. Sullivan came across ♦
<$> the body of a mammoth blue heron which, In trying to «wal- ♦
«?> low a blue-head fish, had been killed. 1 Just as the flab, was
«> about to slip nicely Into the bird's maw it extended Its sharp ♦
<?> dagger-like fins and stabbed Its captor in the throat. ♦
<»•-•• • ♦
The demand for phonographs is getting lar
ger every day, and for that reason the Sil
vers Piano Co., 1115 C St., recently re
modeled their show rooms, giving over
considerable space to housing the Victor.
They have a display ad on page 5 of this
afternoon's Times, which will be of interest
to prospective buyers\
t The Times Want Ads cover Tacoma like
a blanket. Everybody reads them.
suit will be the same. The en
forcement of this ordinance will
mean that assignment! of wagea,
oven if given to the loan sharks,
will be worthless and no employs
win be inclined to jeopardize hi*
job by turning to the usurers for
"help" from this time on.
One of the local banks offered
1o loan money to the city for tha
disbursement of small short-time
loans to city employes, but the
city commissioners did not feel
willing to assume the responsibil
ity of conducting a municipal loan
| office since the administration of
thes« small lonns would cost con.
Rlderahle money and entail no
small amount of clerical labor.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 18.
—The North Atlantic HslMiiea
treaty between the United States
and Great Britain was ratified
today by Secretary of State Kno»
and Ambassador James Brrce.
The preliminary agreement was
signed .luly 7, 1912.
GOT TO SHOW ME
WASHINGTON. D. C, Nov. 18.
—To determine whether there is,
an many ndrntu t* believe, anoth
er continent in the Arctic, VilJ-
Ihiin m- Steffanson of the Ameri
can Museum of Natural blntorjr
and discoverer of the "blonde Eb
klmos," In preparing today to
head an exploration party to that
part of the world.