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r ■ lint A tills about the fntare of
M Baby Herbert today on page 3.
JFm You'll want to know what she
has to say about your own, too.
Send baby'H picture to Zirra.
You'll know it all.
VOL. IX. NO. 297.
JURY DECLARES JOE ETTOR NOT GUILTY
THIS MOST CERTAINLY OUGHT TO -—-MAKE MANAGER BE\N IAUKH
GUNMEN SENTENCED
TO DEATH IN THE
ELECTRIC CHAIR
NEW YORK, Nov. 26.—"Lefty
Louie" Rosenberg, Harry Horrow
itz, alias Gyp the Dlood; Whitey
Lewis and "Dago Frank" Cirofici,
convicted of the murder of Gamb
ler Herman Rosenthal, were sen
tenced today to electrocution In
Sinn Sing prison some time dur
ing the week beginning January
6. Justice Goff pronounced their
doom in the state supreme court.
Former Police Lieutenant
Charles F. Becker, convicted of
first degree murder for having In
stigated the slaying of Kosenthal,
is also under sentence of death.
The four gunmen were taken to
the courtroom in the prison van
by Sheriff Harburger, accompan
ied by a dozen guards. Each dep
uty wore a long overcoat and
DIDN'T LIKE THE COOK;
RUNS AMUCK WITH KNIFE
Because the cooking was not to
his taste and because the cook re
fused to follow his directions in
preparing meals for the camp,
Alexander Finn, engineer, aged
28 years, last night ran wild with
a knife in one of the railroad con
struction camps near Dupont, put-1
ting the entire force to rout, ac
cording to the tale related at the
sheriff's office today.
He held supreme sway for
more than an hour, brandishing
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eggs slump. «>
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Cut-cut-cut-cut-cut-da-cut! • <§,
The gladsome song of the hen is once more heard in the ■$>
land. . \ .".:.". . - . . <$>
. The last few days of dry weather with an occasional $>
burst of warm sunshine fooled the pullets and they thought <$>
■ spring had. come and went to laying eggs for dear life. Re- <S>
suit—eggs took a slump on the market yesterday and drop- <•>
ped four cents the first clip. \ , - .; ■ <j>
' . For all of which let the welkin ring with glad acclaim <$>
for pumpkin pie may yet be possible on Thanksgiving. Eggs <$>
wore only 4 6 cents last night. - * : „..«...-" <&
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THAT AD CLUB
DINNER TONIGHT
The Tacoma Ad club din.
ner Thanksgiving day at the
Olympic cafe is shrouded in
secrecy, ad men never desir
ing publicity, but enough has
leaked out to indicate that
Governor-elec t. Lister will
talk. Prof, null will flddle,
Misses Rooney and Greene
will sing and Jansen's or
chestra will play.
$200
CASH
Balance on terms to
suit purchaser, for
two lots on Tacoma
ay. between 18th and
19 th.
Calvin Philips &Co.
til California Bid*. Mtla 11
TheTacoma Times
held his hands on a revolver In
each pocket. The same precau
tions were taken as the murderers
were led through the corridors of
the criminal courts building to
Justice Goff's courtroom.
In the absence of District At
torney Whitman, Assistant Dis
trict Attorney Moss moved that
the death penalty be imposed.
Attorney Wahle, for the defense,
read ten objections, mostly tech
nical, but these were quickly
overruled and sentenced pro
nounced.
"Dago Frank" Cirifici was the
only one of the murderers to
thank Attorney Wahle for his
efforts in their behalf. He shook
Wahle's hand ns he was led from
the courtroom. The final appeal,
Wahle said, would be filed with
in a week.
his weapon and threatening men
ace to anyone who dared ap
proach.
Finally a dozen workingmen
surrounded Finn, and bore him to
the ground, where he was dis
armed.
The sheriff's office was noti
fied, and Deputies Stenso and
Hopkins rushed to Dupont in an
automobile.
He was brought to the county
jail, where he is being held today.
LUNCH FOR THE
UNEMPLOYED
W. V. Gilday, captain of the
Volunteers of America of Seattle,
will give a sacred recital at the
City Rescue Mission tonight.
Captain Gilday has had a wide
experience in rescue mission work
having worked in several of the
larger misslones in the east.
A lunch will be served to un
employed men at the Mission hall
Thanksgiving night at 7:30
o clock.
THEY GOT HANDCAR
City commissioners are all up
on Green river today.
The Northern Pacific granted
them the use of a handcar to
come down from Palmer, and the
commissioners will all come home
with blisters on their hands from
pumping the handles tonight.
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♦ the heart by a negro, James Morrlsey, a watchman,* lived ~8 «>
' ♦ hours following an operation performed by Dr." Willis Yotind, «>
<& who took ten stiches in the organ.t,' > v . -x €>
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<$> on the operating table and Dr. Yx>und cut through three ribs, ♦
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THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
DECLARES SHE
WAS DRUGGED
AND ROBBED
WOMAN TF.LLS POIJCE THAT
SHE WAS LURED TO A
HOME WHKKE SHE WAS DE
riIIVEI) OF HKH LAST CENT
AFTKK BUM GIVEN
KNOCKOUT DROPS.
Drugged with a preparation
Hi.if <ihikc(l the loss of her hear
ing and robbed of her last money
and all her clothing, Mrs. Teresa
Clark, aged 45, of Denver, has
complained to the police and is
today seeking Work through^ the
V. M. V. A. employment bureau.
Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Clark
explained to the police that she
came to Tacoma but a few days
ago from Denver with a man
whom she named as "Ed Curtis"
and his wife. She says they rent
ed a house, the street number of
which she did not know, and that
while there she was drugged and
robbed.
When Bhe recovered conscious
ness, she says, both "Curtis" and
his wife had disappeared, taking
with them all their belonging and
her own effects, including all the
money she had, which was about
$40.
OH! JOY, OH
WHAT? TONIGHT
Oh, you joy, you happiness, yon
delight!
Oh, you shimmering new uni
form, you wistful smile!
Oh, you iinisii', you dance, you
iikii■ hiitiii glide!
Oil, WOW!
There is murh doing today at
police headquurtei's—very much,
ami very unusual.
Everybody's shining his shoes,
polishing his buttons and comb
ing his hair with plentiful squirts
of pink water dashed thereon.
Tonight the finished product
will be seen at the Cop Ball, in
all his glory, shining, shimmering,
glorying in his own fineness,
swaying (if a cop who is fat can
ever be gald to sway) down the
hall to the elusive strains of the
Turkey Trot fantasie and the
willowy Lover's Dream.
And Oh, Horrors!
It Is also said Chief Loomis
will initiaate into Tacoma the
latest and most languidly appeal
ingwaltz, the Chicken Glide.
Are we going to be there? ARE
we? Well, mostly!
And there are already 1,500
tickets sold and just a few more
left for the late ones.
At the armory. Until the first
crow of the early rooster the roist
ering throng will continue to
make the welkin ring with mer
riment and music.
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2G, 1912.
Ask Hubby For
This Very Simple
Frock Tonight
Late news from . the centers
where woman's fashions are In
vented, is to the effect that sim
ple styles will prevail this win
ter. ''. :'.'■ ■■"^••, :'■ ■':-.'-:.''".-'^:'\;
That iB, nothing elaborate lor
costly or ostentatious will be con
sidered good form, . y 'understand.
Now - take this ' simple ■ little
frock shown above : for instance
', - Few Tacoma wives will manage
to worry along this winter with
out four or five of these modest
gowns in their wardrobe. So
handy 'to wear when dusting.; off
the pianola or rubbing ■ up 'the
nickel-plate '-■ on .. the : klntchen
range. . J .,...-,.. >.v.. _ „-«■• ;J£*."\ i
" And economical, too. V' y^f-/--*
' This little gown is made of vel
vet, fur, brocade, beaded embroid
ery and chiffon. •;:„_;.':-,;<;.'••_■ ,^- ■•■'£-'_
: And so cheap, too —only a mat
ter of about six hundred and fifty.
• Ask f~t your husband > for v one
when lie cornea home tonight, An
astasl*.
SUICIDE OR
ACCIDENT
After carefully investigating
further into the death of George
Sahdstrom, the 16-year-old or
phant boy whose dead body was
found Saturday in the woods at
the Gould ranch near Woodland,
Sheriff l.ongmire has concluded
the tragedy was either suicide or
Bftaccidental death.
Vuneral services were held yes
terday at the C. C. Melllnger resi
dence, the Rev. B. Harsted of
Parkland officiating. The re
mains were sent to be burled by
the aide of the boy's mother.
ET BRONZE
TABLET TODAY
Tlio Staio .Historical so- :
• ■•<■<» is today setting a j
bronze tublet in the sidewalk . ,
in front of a lot at Olympiit
on Main street where the '
first legislature of Washing- ' •
ton warn assembled by Gov- '.
ernor Stevens, February 28,'
MM.
IntcrestinK services mark
ed .the dedication of the
monument, IM-Kimiing with
in- oyster dinner nt the New
Kiifi'»n<l hotel where Gov- '
ernor Stevens ate his first
me.l after n-iu liin;; the state.
KING COUNTY
TRIAL HERE
Hy reason of a change of venue
from King county sui>erior courts
to thoso of IMprce county, the
trial of Charles Elliott, alias
Peter Miller, charged with bur
glary on triple counts, is being
held today in Judge Chapman's
division.
.Elliott is alleged to have bur
glarized the home of Fred V.
Fisher, May 17, 1909; that of
Matt Lutz, April 24, 1909, and the
dwelling of Peter Falk, May 14,
1909.
AUTHOR ON TRIAL
(By Vnlti'd Press l.ias.il Wire.)
NEW YORK, Nov. 2G. — The
trial of Julian Hawthorne, noted
aiitlior, and others charged with
selling stock in fraudulent min
ing companies, began in United
States Judge Hough's court here
this afternoon.
The mining land described in
Hawthorne's booklets is alleged to
be worthless. Hawthorne, it Is
baid. was a director in the enter
prise and wrote the stock selling
literature.
CHURCH CASE IN
COURT TODAY
Minister and congregation of
the First Church of Christ were
today in the witness seats In
Judge Card's court, where the
suit against the Southern Seating
ami Cabinet company was opened
by the church today.
The church claims the pews in
stalled by the company were not
wiat was ordered, and a return
of the cost price is asked for.
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4^v POSTOFFICE.CLOSED* >4>
$'■ Thursday, November!,2B, *>
f> Thanksgiving day, being -a, *■
<?■ legal holiday, I the I postoffice 4
«* will be closed all day. There ■ ♦
<*■ will 2be '■ no': mail' j deliveries •$
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REMARKABLE INVENT/ON OF BDIiOH WKTINCHOUSE
PILCARUC By PRESSING LEVER (A) ELECTRIC Au
CONTACT IS MAPE STARTING 300 W.ft MOTOR (ft).
WHICH FORCES RAM (C) HALF WAY UP THE CAR.
CAUSING HUMAN OCCUPANTS IN THE FORWARO
ENt> TO ASSUME THE GRACEFUL- CONTOUR OP*
STICKS OF SPAGHETTI, SLIGHTLy CURVED, THUS
INCREASING CAR CAPACITY By TWO THIRDS—-
JURY DISAGREES IN
GIBSON MURDER CASE
(By United INchs leased Wire.)
GOSHEN, N. V., Nov. 2G. —
Hopelessly di.ided, the jury which
heard the evidence in the trial of
Attorney Burton W. Gibson,
charged with the murder of Mrs.
Rosa Szabo, a client, was dis-
MAY OIL PARK
ROAD IN FUTURE
The park board may in the fu
ture take up the proposition of
oiling the roads at the parks. A
Mr. Davis was before the board
today urging the use of asphalt
oil for good parkroads, and he
wanted a contract for building
them. Nothing was done in the
matter.
County Engineer-Elect Roy
Thompson and Superintendent
Hill are of the opinion that as
phalt oil will make a good road
if enough is used.
CAKKTAKKIt
A. J. Robinson was today
granted permission to occupy the
Frank Ailing homestead as care
taker of the city park property.
WHO SAID TURKEY
IS HIGH THIS YEAR
Perhaps 99 per cent of the people of Taco
ma are going to eat turkey Thanksgiving,
and a big majority of them are wondering
how much it will cost. The problem is
solved when you can buy real turkey at
251 / £ c a pound. That is a fact, and by turn
ing to page 3 in this afternoon's paper you
will see the Peoples Store half page ad tell
ing all about this 251/i;c turkey. Read it and
then you will be convinced.
Use a Times Want Ad and sell that old
furniture that has been in your way for
weeks; use them for every possible waut.
They bring results.
HOME EDITION 30 CENTS A MONTH.
charged hero today by Judge
Tump kins after several hours' de
liberation.
Earlier in the day the jury had
reported its inability to reach a
verdict but the court sent them
back to the jury room. At 11:20
o'clock Judge Tompkins wa« in
formed that further deliberation
wae useless, and the Jury was dis
charged.
It is reported that the Jury
stood 11 to 1 for acquittal. Gib
son probably will be tried next in
New York city on the charge of
grand larceny.
Attorney Rurton Gibson at top.
Below under OUWOB is his ull<K<>.l
victim, iteMs S/.abo, and beside
her is Mrs. Alice Kcnnan .anoth
er client, who it is alleged disap
peared under mysterious circum
stances.'
ROSE BURDEN
FOR TICOII
PARK BOARD AUTIIOUIZKS
ITKCHASK OP 1,2(H) ROBE
. HUSHES FOR- IT. DEFIANCE
PARK.
Tacoma will have the greatest
demonstration rose garden in the
United States In Point Defiance
park.
The board this morning author
ized the purchase of over 1,200
rose bushes from Portland grow
ers, including nearly 60 varieties,
which will be planted at ' the
park in a great wheel of beds.
Each bed will be marked with the
name and history of the rose, so
those visiting can tell the kind of
rose and know all about It.
When completed, the rose gar
den promises to be one of the at
tractions of the Northwest.
MISS WHITMAN in li« r second ai-tf*
cle today on the woman's page
tells mothers that baby should
revel in the crisp, cold air.
Don't forget to read it. It la
Important
3 NOTED LABOR
LEADERS ARE
ACQUITTED
"I thank you tfentle
liien in the name of the
great working class."
That was the filtf
weirds that left Joe Et
tor's lips in the Salem,
Mass., court room thia
morning when the jury,
after being out all night,
brought in its verdict
finding Ettor, and his two
friends Antonio Caruso
and Arthur (liovannitti
not guilty of the murder
of n girl who was killed
during a riot at Lawrence,
Mass., last winter.
The defendants stood in the
iron cage where they have gat
during their lon,g trial when the
jury announced its verdict.
At a nod from .Turtj,-'' Quinn,
says the United Press dispatch,
the iron cage was unlocked
and the three acquitted men
joined the hysterical crowd which
uwaited the verdict Just outside
the court room. Caruso tearfully
embraced his wife, while hun
dreds of excited Kalians :ind oth
er workinmnen grasped the hand*
of Ettor and Uiovannlttl. ,
Immediately thereafter ' the
three men were called before —
Judge Quinn again. Caruso was
released on $100 bail on addition- ■
al Indictments 'charging him with
rioting during the strike. Kttor
and Glovannittt were each releas
ed in bonds Of $500 on similar
charges. It -Is expected these
charges will be /formally dismiss
ed later.
When court ndjonrnod the ac
quitted men wore given an ova
tion by their friends. Giovannitti
was particularly jubilant over the
outcome of the trial.
"There is justice in Massarhu
setts," he exclaimed. **I think
I Khali stay in the fine old state.
So far, I have met only the police,
detectives and reporters. Now I
want to meet the gentlemen of
the state."
Kttor Auks For "flurley."
Kttor's first inquiry was for
"Ourley," referring to Elizabeth
Gurley Flynn, who had been
working hard for the defendants.
Kach of the acquitted men will
issue formal statements later la
the date.
Attorney George A. Moore of
Lob Angeles, of counsel for the
defense, declared the acquittal
was a great victory for organized
labor. He added:
"Justice has been carried out
in this case. It is only another
proof that an English speaking
jury will not convict for a purely
constructive crime. The verdict
is also a fine victory for free
speech."
As the prisoners awaited the
verdict each wore a red rose, a
gift from Mrs. Caruso. Kttor and
Giovannitti were confldent of ac
quittal, but Caruso appeared wor
ried as he waited.
"Gurley" Flynn presided at a
jubilee mass meeting held in the
Salvation Army hall later In the
day. All three defendants attend*
•■'l. and Mrs. Caruso and ber ba.ny
were present. Ettor was tb«
principal speaker. He said:
Ettor Speaks.
"We are thankful to every man,
woman and child who hag helped
our cause by sympathy and en
couragement. Except for yon we
would have been sleeping Id
death; the opposition would have
had our blood.
"We are no longer living; in the
days when a man can be bent to
the guillotine for ideas he may
possess. I have fought for the
working class, whose fl*g I was
ready and able to unfurl even to
death."
Ciovannittl also spoke, deliver
ing his remarks in Italian.
A big celebration will b» held
In Lawrence tonight over the
acquittal of the three lAhor men.
* COId>KBT DAY. ♦
♦„.,** Monday was the j coldest | ♦ "si^g:
• day this season, the mercury ♦> lv.~v/ i
<*• dropping to r 30.8 and Kolng ♦
•<> below the freezing point the ♦
«> first time this fall. The best '♦J*»P
*; it could sdo today was 30.9 ♦I®
♦ on» * * degree • warmer ?r, than ♦ SHE
♦; yesterdar^t€»:s;s:i'K^Ka|*MS
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