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"THAT WINTER BABY AND HOW TO CARE FOR IT" TOLD BY MISS WHITMAN, TACOMA EXPERT NURSE, ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN READERS. FIRST ARTICLE PAGE 5 TODAY.
19 yon have a baby in your home,
don't full to ha*e "mother"
read the series of articles which
begin in the imps today —
a helpful lot of hints that will
make baby happier, stronger
und healthier.
VOL. IX. NO. 296.
F1 TOR S FAlr RFSIS WIIH HF IIIKY
JLillVlllJ 1 ill Li IILiiJIbJ If 1111 IllLi JUIII
JOHNSON GIVEN
VERDICT OF
$7,500
Charles Johnson, the longshore
man who nils .see'tiiiK relief for
his injuries thnt hnve laid him up
for life, a hopeless cripple vii.i
locomotor ataxiu, MM tills moni
iiiK Riven a verdict for $7,500
amiin>t ilie American Trading
coninany.
This is th© price set by the
Jury Saturday night in a sealed
verdict he is to receive for being
battered into a hopeless rlppie
while helping load a steamer at
the Danaher mill.
Johnson will now go to Cali
fornia where in a warmer climate
he will try to prolong his life,
which the doctors say is good for
not more than a fo years at most.
All Saturday evening Johnson
sat In the witness room of the
federal building with his wife and
little babe, waiting to hoar what
the jury would say to him. The
»rlt of ejectment issued by Judge
Clifford's court to dispossess him
of the tidelands of his home at
Point Fosdick was in his pocKet.
Twisted into a knot as he Is
Charles Johnson was not In con
dition to make much protest
against the officers of the law
who raißht come to keep him off
the tidelandß he has heretofore
possessed.
They went back to their water
front home yesterday and ,is Boon
as the money to be paid on this
verdict, comes in they will start
for California.
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♦ CAR COMPANY TO PKO- <$>
<J> VIDE FOlt CROWDS. <«>
<s> <$>
*> The street railway com- <$>
♦ pany wil make ample pro- <8>
♦ vision for getting home the <$>
♦ patrons of the policemen's <*>
3> ball tomorrow night. The <S>
♦ cars on the Point Defiance, <!>
<$> South Taooma, Fern Hill, <$>
<?> Sixth avenue and Bismarck <$
<$> lines will be held until 2 <$•
<?> o'clock and will leave at that <£
<$> hour in the morning from <$>
<3> the corner of 11th and C •$>
♦ streets. $>
<$> The dance will start with <?>
♦ the grand march at 8:30 •
<$> o'clock promptly, <$>
4> <S>
WORKERS SAY ROTTEN CAR
SERVICE LOST THEM JOBS
Harry Honda of Parker street is
out of a Job, ho says, because the
street car service was so poor.
He declares six others in the
Washington Parlor Furniture fac
tory are in the same boat with
him.
Bonds lives on Parker street.
When he went to take a car Sat
urday there was none there. He
waited long past the usual hour.
News Items From
the Hicktown Bee
Customers who want Maid
en's Blush on tholr hair with
hair cuts after this will be
charged 5 cents extra. T.
Bunkk. Tongorlalist.—Advt.
The Btove chimney In the r.
r. depot la wobbly again iinii
there will be no fire till fur
ther notice. Hen Swatt, the
genial station agt. says.
The Hicktown National Bank
will give away calendars again
this year, Lafo Watertower
says, so's you can figure up
how quickly your interest runs
up.
$400
EACH
For two lots on South
Trafton; convenient to
Sixth aye. car line;
street graded, cement
walks. Easy terms.
Calvin Philips &Co.
-til California Bldg. Main >l
TheTacoma Times
CAUSE OF BOY'S DEATH IS A MYSTERY;
SUICIDE, ACCIDENT OR MURDER, WHICH?
George Sanilstrom is the boy
sifting. Standing beside him is
Lawrence, who found the body of
his lii.i-ilk'i-.
A. Lannlgan, formerly star
lodger at the Northern hotel, 1520
Pacific avenue, is the object of a
search today, a warrant having
been issued for his arrest on a
charge of having disappeared witli
$20 room rent still due Proprie
tor \j. A. Belfoy.
Finally three cars came along, all
loaded so heavily they would
take no more on. Result—it was
8:30 when Bonds and the six
others got to work.
The foreman looked at them,
asked what was the matter, then
told them they were discharged.
Bonds reported to Mayor Sey
mour, and the mayor today will
take the case up with the com
pany and see what can be done
about It.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
VIENNA, Nov. 25.—That the
Servians are mounting more guns
in their forts at Belgrade is
stated in a dispatch received here
today from Sernlin, Hungary,
which Is located across the river
from the Servian capital.
THIS REALLY OUGHT TO J MAKE MANAGER BEAN LAUGH
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT
Pictures above show the Gould farm house near Woodland mxl the secluded spot in the woods
200 yards from the house where lip body of George Handstrom lay for nearly three weeks. The.
dotted lino leading from the house to the cross where the body was round indicates the route the
boy took ou Ills fateful trip. • -■•*• \
Sheriff Longmire is today probing the death of
George Sandstrom, 16-year-old orphan boy. whose
body was found in the woods near the W. F. Gould
ranch house at Woodland, late Saturday, with a-bul
let hole through the temple.
Certain information in the hands of the sheriff and
Dick Fraier, a private detective, leads to the belief
that the lad was murdered.
Missing Since Nov. 5.
George Sandstrom had been
missing since Nov. 5. While
the Gould family were in Spana
way voting the boy disappeared.
Constant search, which has been
kept uj> since that time, failed
to bring to light the boy's body
or any trace of him until Satur
day.
Lawrence Sandstrom, the 19
--year-old brother, who with Ar
thur, aged 24, and a sister,
Christine, 21 years old, had been
combing the woods since their
arrival here from Portland,
Ore., made the gruesome discov
ery within 200 yards of the
house where George had lived
with the Goulds for more than a
year.
Rifle Across Body.
The flesh torn by wild ani
mals and a 22-caliber repeating
rifle lying across the legs, the
body was found lying face down
ward near a giant log in a part
of the dense forest where the
light seldom penetrates. A swamp
surrounded the place.
There are persons in Park
land and Spanaway whom the
sheriff will interview. These
persons are said to have made
startling statements to the pri
vate detective and deputies
while the hunt was in progress.
Sheriff Longmire does not
care to state at this time who is
being looked upon with suspi
cion, fearing great difficulty in
reaching the bottom of the mys
tery. Enough suspicious facts,
however, have been gathered to
warrant the officers in making
a thorough probe of the murder
theory.
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 11)12.
<•> George Sandstrom disap- <$>
♦peared November 5.
♦ His body "was found No- ■$>
♦ vemher 23. <8>
♦ His ririe had one cartridge •$>
♦ discharged.
•> A bullet hole was in" the <S>
•> temple.
♦ Sheriff Longmlre Bug- <$>
♦ gests it was murder. <S>
♦ Coroner Shaver says But- <$>
3> cide. <s>
♦ Relatives declare it an <$>
~f> accident. <§>
RELATIVES HOLD
TO ACCIDENT
THEORY
That the death of the Sand
stroni boy was neither a murder
nor suicide, but an accident, is
the belief of Miss C. Funne
niark, a second cousin, who lives
at 1106 South 13th street, with
whom the two other Sandstrom
boys and their sister are stop
ping.
As supporting her theory, she
says George Sandßtrom had re
cently written a letter to his sis
ter Christine, then living at Al
bany Falls, Ore., saying he would
visit her during the holidays.
The letter, she states, could not
have been a more cheerful mis
sive. This was found in the lail'a
pocket.
NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
SUICIDEDECLARES
DR. SHAVER,
CORONER
Thero are excollent . reasons,
according to Coroner Shaver, for
iKlieving the Saudstrom boy's
death a suicide.
The I;ul was greatly worried
over his operation. He was
thought by some to be slightly
mentally affected.
Tlie coroner also lnys great
stress on the fact that the liul
lot which ended George Band
stioin's life was from the rifle
wMch was found lying across
the boy's body.
On the other hand, the fact
that the rifle was lying across
tin 1 boy's back leads the sheriff
mid others to believe that he
could not have shot himself and
■rapped face down without fall
ing with the rifle under the body.
DAMAGE TO
AUTO AND CHILD
Injured auto $18 5
Injured child 5
Attorned W. D. Askrfn Is today
attempting to collect $190 dam
ages from Dr. E. E. Prone, for
injuries to his automobile and his
daughter, alleged to have been
caused by Dr. Cone's Hupmobile
on .lune 25.
. The accident occurred at Xorth
I'.HU and Alder streets. Askren
says he spent $185 having his
aulo repaired and $5 towards the
repairing of the child.
(Tly United Tress Ix-ased Wire.)
PARIS, Nov. 25. —Although
tho international situation result
ing from the struggle in the Bal
kan seates is regarded hero to
<tey as improved, there Ja little
Ifxlioaion of a settlement.
WILL REOPEN
OLD METTLER
DISPUTE
By la* of Attorney General
Tanner, the case of I'ierce Coun
ty iiKaiiisl .Simon Milder, former
county commissioner, will bo re
opened in Jiklku ('aid's court
Wednesday in an effort to com
pel the |>uyinent of Ills bonds
amounting to $15,000 In return
for the county's loss because of
Mclili r's peculiar transactions,
Mettler was a large stockhold
er in the Wells Construction com
pany, and as commissioner he let
the county contracts to the com
pany, then sold Wells crushed
rock from the county stone crush
er and never got pay for it. In
stead of taking the money out of
that paid Wells under the con
tract, Mettler paid Wells full
amount and left the county un
protected when the Wells com
pany broke up.
The facts were brought out
when the state bureau of inspec
tion made its investigation, and
Attorney General Tanner is push
ing the case to get back the
money due the county.
Policemen's Ball
44 When? <s>
<s> Tomorrow night, 8 o'clock. ♦
<$> "Where? «>
<•> At tho State armory. <&
<•> How? «>
<5> With your girl. •
• Why? <S
<s> For fun. <?•
4 Who? 4)
<5> Everybody. ♦
•> 'What for? ♦
4 The pension fund. ' <$>
«> Wliat? ' •
■$> THE TACOMA POLICE 4
4 MEN'S ANNUAL BALL. <^
4 The best, most joyous, de- 4
4 lightful, frollicky, rollicky. 4
4 rolstero\is event of the year 4
4 —the scream of the winter. <i>
<$> That is the Policemen's 4
4 ball. ' ♦
4 MISS it and you'll be 4
-•> sorry. It's TOMORROW 4
'•' night at the armory. ■$>
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• SENATOR RAY.NOR DEAD.
NO SKTTIiKMKNT.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Nov. 25.
— Senator Isidor Haynor of Mary
land died at. his home here at
C:2O a. m. today. He had been ill
for weeks with neuritis, and his
death had been expected for sev
eral days. | I
HARDWARE STORE ON TACOMA AYE.
OFFERS GOOD BARGAINS TODAY.
Gehri & Co., 1113 So. Tacoma ay. are firm
believers in newspaper publicity, and in
this paper this afternoon on page 2 will be
found their ad which contains some inter
esting items that will appeal to the house
wife.
Times want ads cover every conceiva
ble subject and reach all classes. If you
have am'thing to sell, buy or exchange, your
mind at once thinks of phone Main 12,
which connects with the ad dept. of The
Times. Results count.
HOME EDITION 30 CENTS A MONTH.
JOK KTTOU AMI |
ins iwtiii:i: WHO |
liIVKS IN TACOMA I
9 m
JOK FTTOIt (above); MAX
US KTTOIt, HIS r.VTHKK (be
| I<»w).
THE TIMKS tomorrow l*-i;iiis * ae
ries of "Huliy FutnreK"—photo*
Itraphs of native nons and
daiiKhters of Tncoina with the
horoscope of each us told In
the Htnm. bend in your baby's
picture and know whut the fu»
ture protends.
NO VERDICT IN
AFTER FIVE
HOURS
(HUMiirriN.) - .
(Sly United Tress loused Wire.),
RAUM, Mhihk., Nov. S3.—Al
though the jury in the Ettor case
has !i«-<-u out over live hours no
Inrticntlona that v verdict Ims been
reached have l>een given. The
louk deliberations of (lie jurors
lead to the belief that a coniprO"
mise verdict on tt minor cliurge
limy lie given.
SAI.KM, M«»m X»v. 25.—
| fate of .lose|ih Kttor, Artiii'o Ulo
vaunitti and \nti>iii<> Caruso,
chai'Kod with the murder nt I<aw
retire lust winter of Anna 1 "in//«i,
a woman textile striker, now rest*
with the jury. .liklki" Viiinn con
cluded his charge Ht Ili: l.~» p. m.,
and the Jurors, after partaking of
lie midday meal, retired to delib
erate. " '
The prisoners are held in Jail
awaiting the outcome of the ver
dict.
Death sentence will not be Im
posed upon Joseph Kttor, Arturo
Liiovamiitti and Antonio Caruso,
This much was made certain
today when Judge Quinu instruct
ed the jury thnt the only verdict
which could be returned against
the defendants, if found guilty,
was Bocond degree murder, which
carries a penalty of life impris
onment.
Judge Qutnn's instruction came
as a mirprise to hoth the prose
cutor and the defense. The court,
however, directed the jury that
Caruso might be convicted in
cither first or second degree mur
der.
Hundreds of Italians stood out*
side the court house as Judge
Quinn delivered hix charge. An
extra force of deputies preserved
order in the court room. The re
port that dynamite stolen at Hav*
crhlli yesterday was brought here
to destroy the court house In ca»e
of conviction Is not credited.
Asked if a genera] strike would
be called in Italy should the Jury
return an adverse verdict, Arturo
Ciovannitti, oue of the defend
ants, said:
"Well, that's the custom usu
ally."
Local interest In the Joe Ettor
trial in Salem, Mass., Is centered
nliout the accused labor leader's
parents, who reside in Tacoma,
and who have been in dally com
munlciatlon with their sou in the
east.
Manley Ettor and his wife, wTio
is Joe's stepmother, llvo tn the
upper floor of a flat on 131") 1-2
East 2fith and M streets.
The folks are waiting patiently
for the Jury's verdict, which will
probably bo returned today.
"Yes, I am slrk from thinking
for my boy," says the father. "I
write and 'write' but ttley do not
let him answer."
Ettor is confident of bis son**
acquittal. Should the son T>e
freed from the murder charge ha
will return to this city to live.
LOS ANGELES, Cal.—Follow
ing a trail of 4 5 caliber cartridge*
and black powder, police expect
ed to llnd another dynamite bug.
Six iniys, aggregate age 37, were
found in an alley coal box. They,
were playing hare and hounds.
The powder was their trail.
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