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VOL. IX. NO. 306.
THIS IS ABOUT THE WAY IT WORKS OUT
BRINGS SUIT AGAINST
Dr. T>. Kliziabeth Drake, form
erly employed as physician for
Tnroinu public schools, is today
named defendant in a suit to re
cover $1 l .oih), which it In altered
she acquired through undue In
fluence from ii patient, Inn
I'ierce, deceased ward of Mary
Dr. Drake is associated with
Dr. 12. M. Brown, one of the most
prominent physicians of this city.
Mrs. Farley, the plaintiff, al
leges that on October 2, 1910, Dr.
Drake obtained an assignment of
$8,000 in notes aRd mortgages,
$750 in cash bank deposits, $2,
--000 in jewelry and other valu
ables, and $250 in household
goods from Ellen Pierce. This
FRENCH AVIATORS CROSS
P ANDES MOUNTAINS IN A
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 6.—After
crossing the Andes mountains in
a biplane through a blinding
snowstorm and daring the poi
soned darts of hostile South
American Indians, three French
aviators —Dr. Ignacio Allende,
Pierre Villard and M. Le Compte
Saint Croix de la Ronciere —are
today en route from here to
France aboard the steamer La
The trio started from San
CALIFORNIA HANGS TWO
MEN FOR MURDER TODAY
FOULSOM, Cal., Dec. 6.—Ed
ward Delehanty, a giant negro,
today paid the penalty for the
murder of William Kaufman, a
fellow convict, durtng a riot In
San Quentin prison last February.
Seven minutes afetr the trapdoor
of the scaffold was sprung at
10:20 o'clock Delanty was pro
Delanty went to his death wltn
out a tremor.
SAN QUENTIN, Cal., Dec. 6. —
"I protest against this hanging In
the name of Jesus Christ."
This protest was voiced at the
state prison here today by T. H.
Christensen of San Francisco, a
SHOOTING OF MINER
-(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Dec. 6. — United
States Marshal Jacoby is investi
gating a shooting which occurred
early this morning near the Ren
ton coal mines of the Puget
Sound Traction, Light & Power
Henry Booker, a non-union
miner, was suddenly awakened
with a bullet in his side. mo
Is often caused by over
heated stoves or fur
naces. We will insure a
dwelling or contents at
the rate of $7 per thous
and if detached 25 feet
from other buildings.
You can't afford to risk
Calvin Philips &Co.
:n California Old*. Mai* II
was but a few days before Ellen
On May 1 of that year Eilen
Pierce had become a patient of
Dr. Drake's, according to liie
Complaint filed by Mrs. Farley,
who claims the physician used her
relations with the patient to force
an assignment of the entire es
Mrs. Parley says the girl at UM
time the assignment was made
was mentaly irresponsible and
that the giving of her property to
Dr. Drake was in violation of tiie
trust that had been placed upon
her as administrator.
She is asking that the court
return the $11,000. She says K">
len Pierce owed her $2,000 wlien
Diego, Chile, August 14 with a
supply of evaporated food, intend
ing to make HO miles a day and
land in Southern llolivia. After
four days at an altitude of 4.0J0
feet, they lost their way. On
the sixth day they landed in a
thirk forest, where they were at
tacked by Indians and were
forced to abandon their machine.
On foot they then reached the
village of Essang, Bolivia, and
finally by steamer came to New
spectator, during the execution
of Willie Luis, a Chinese, for the
murder in San Luis Oblspo county
of his father's Chinese-American
"You have no right," Christen
sen, shouted at Warden Hoyle,
"to take away something that you
cannot return. Jesus would not
do this thing."
At this point two husky guards
seized Christensen and carried
him from the death room. The
Luis went to his death without
The trap was sprung at exactly
10 o'clock, and the body was cut
down 14 minutes later.
i bullet, which Is thought to have
been fired from a high speed
rifle, Is estimated to have trav
eled fully half a mile before pen
etrating the wall of the company
hotel where Hooker was sleeping.
CREW ARE SAFE
MILWAUKEE, Wls., Dec. 6.—
In contradiction of reports that
his ship, the Easton, has founder
ed on the rocks off Iroquoig reef,
with great loss or life, Captain
Parkinson of that steamer sent a
wireless message here today,
"Passengers and crew safe.
Can't estimate damage. i i Expect
be off reef tonight." • i "
The street railway company is
today opening up Ninth street to
connect the' tracks of the T. R.
& P. company on Commerce
street of the Jefferson - avenue
line with the Traction lines run
ning to the city hall. When the
connection - is made , Jefferson
avenue cars. will run to the city
hall instead of stopping at
I Ninth. V -- .-• ' ■:.,,'-
THE ONL/ INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
Peder Jonson appeared this aft
ernoon in Justice Evans' court
for trial on a charge of misap
propriation of funds.
The Stato Hoard of Pharmacy
has preferred the charges against
the former official, alleging he
misplaced an amount approxi
mately $1,300 while he was a
member of the board.
COOK TO EXPLAIN
IT IN VAUDEVILLE
OAKLAND, Cal., Dec. 6. —And
now it's vaudeville for Doc
Cook. How he alleges he discov
ered the North Pole will be told
theater-goers here by Dr. Fred
erick A. Cook will make his first
appearance at an Oakland play
TOOK THREE TO
HOLD THIS MAN
It took three members of t:ie
police department and Jailer
Longmire to ensconce Louis M.
Houit,* an insane suspect, in tne
padded cell at the county jail to
Since his arrest he has been so
violent In his actions tnat he re
quired a special guard until he
could be taken to the court
OKI DIVORCE TOOAY
Agnes Clark was today grant
ed a default decree of divorce
and the custody of her four minor
children from Marion C. Clark.
She was awarded all the prop
erty owned by the couple in
Pierce county consisting of one
acre of ground.
E MORE. DAYS
We were shocked today to see
our respected fellow townsman,
| Skinny White, cosslping on the
corner with that blonde quick
lunch cashier, while busy Fatty
Dlack won another lap in "shop
early" Christmas race. But may
be Skinny was simply giving his
horse Snail a rest, preparatory to
rapid sprinting tomorrow. Let us
hope so, anyway.
in ttM TSmes
Want Ad Columns
is an investment—
not an expense
TACOMA, WASIH.NQTON, FIUDAY, DttCHMBKIi 6, 1912.
Oh, Pity The Poor Gov.-
Elect; Cigars—Swell Eats
Are Coming His Way
"If there's anything more strenuous than campaigning it's be
ing governor-elect," said Ernest Lister today from out a plla of
T« slit the man who is to go to Olympia as chief pilot for
Washington's ship of state will be entertained informally at the
home ot John D. Fletcher of Tacoma.
Tomorrow night he will go to North Yakima to attend a ban
Last night he was a guest of the Rotary dub. He was ban
queted on this occasion also.
And speaking of being dined, to say nothing of wined, the
governor-elect is right at the head of the race.
Since the polls closed and Mr. Lister discovered that he was
actually elected he has been honor guest at more than 30 suppers,
and that is not so much more than a month ago.
He's been the recipient of more than Simi cigars and not less
than 1,50,1 persons have beeged the fa\or of buying him a drink.
When he was asked this morning how many banquets he had
attended since November 5 he was unable at tint to give any defi
"Honestly now," said the goveri*>r-elcct, "I don't know.
They've come so fast I haven't Mad tjme to keep count of them,
but they have been upwards of a good many."
' Letters!" he exclaimed. "Why, there are not so many here.
Only nbotit 300, that's all. The answering of 3UO letters is the
easiest of my tasks. I do it every <lay."
Floating in mid-chnnnel be
tween Fox island and Titlow
bench in an open boat without
oars or oarlocks, the dead body of
George.Lawrence, aged as years,
was found at 11 o'clock this morn
Known widely as "Old Town
George," the dead man was one
of the most picturesque charac
ters of this section. He lived on
Vashon island where he owned a
The discovery of the drifting
boat was made by Captain Artluir
.). Bachelor, in his launch, tiie
Mignonti.te. Removal of the body
was made to the Hoska-IJuckley-
He was seen drinking heavily
yesterday afternoon and was
heavily under the influence of
liquor, it i s said, before he lert
for his home.
He has been living the life or
a hermit on Vashon island for a
number of years.
(lly United I'ress lxwsed Wire.)
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. C.
TrgiuK uniform marriage and
divorce laws, Governor Oddie of
Nevada addressed the conference
of governors In session here to
day. The harsh divorce laws of
the eastern states, he declared,
were responsible for the Reno
For Tacoma and
vicinity: Fair tonight
Generally fair to
night and Saturday;
not much change in
POLITICS SAID TO HAVE
CAUSED MAN'S INSANITY
Islah Inghrauehugher, 72 years
old, wag today adjudged insane
and sent to the Western Washing
ton hospital for the insane at Ft.
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<$> THE NINE CANDIDATE*. •
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• Abbie. Danforth, Mrs. Minnie *
<£ Davis, Browdw Brown. A. ♦
«> A. Taylor, A. M. Stoddard, •
>?> H. \V. Lueders, R. F. Mas- ■-
<S> terson and H. B. llendley. •
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Tomorrow's schoo] board elec
tion will determine whether or
not. there will be representation
for the women of the city on the
board of education.
Mrs. Myers is the wife of the
former C street wall paper and
art goods merchant, now engaged
in manufacturing art glass in the
Mrs. Danforth is a prominent
club woman and philantroplilc
worker, formerly pastor of the
Mrs. Davis is a socialist, wire of
George Davis, the Hismarck gro
Taylor was a member of the
old Taylor-Gardner company,
dealers in musical Instruments.
Brown, Lueders and Masterson
ate attorneys and have repeated
ly run for office for various
Goddard is the plumber, and
ran lor school board last year.
Jlendley is a preacher ana has
been a candidate Tor numerous
The polling places will he the
same as last year, many of them
being in the school houses. The
polls will open at 1 o'clock in the
afternoon and close at 8 o'clock.
All voters In the city who arc
registered are eligible to vote and
in addition all those In the schooT
district which takes in territory
outside, including Regents Par;,
and other sections, may take part
in the election.
(By I'nitod Press I-oasod Wire.)
PRINCESS ANXK, Md., Dec. (i.
Wesley Miles, a negro, was hand
ed hero today for attacking the
15-year-old daughter of former
Sheriff W. Phillips of Somerset
i-ouiiij last May.
Since the election Inghraue
hugher has been talking continu
ously of politlcsywrfl his princi
ples, at times becoming violent,
according to thote. whnrmade the
Her Leading Man I
Now Her Own
MADAMF- AIiLA XAZIMOVA. I
(Hy United Press licnsed Wire."-
NEW YORK, Dec. C.—Madame
Alia Nazimova, the Russian act
ress now starring here In "Bella
Donna," a dramatization of Rob
ert Hichens' novel. Is married to
day to Charles B, Bryant, lier
No announcement preceded the
wedding, and only a few close
friends were present.
(Uy United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 6. —By mu
tual consent David Belasco, the
atrical producer, and Blanche
Hates, actress, have severed busi
ness connections for this season,
according to the announcement of
Belasco here today.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dee. C. —
Robert 3, Widney, the wealthy
Los Angeles real estate hroxer
shot in the apartments of Mrs.
Frances Vivien Lyons here, pass
ed a good night in Morton hospi
tal, but. his condition today ;3
still critical. Mrs. Lyons still Is
held in detinue at the city jail.
"I refuse to say anything about
it. I will not tell you who fired
This was the answer today of
Widney when asked l>y police ;n
the Morton hospital here If it
were true that Mrs. Frances Vi
vien Lyons fired the shot in Her
apartments which perforated his
stomach and brought him to
News Items From
the Hicktown Bee
The apppndliks Is n sn: ill
plrre of meat like a young
Blrl'R coin-pure an' It's Just
al»otit an uarful. Nobody known
What It wan Invented for un
less the Doctors' Mutual Qouge
Asso. had It slipped In for fu
ture use. The nppendlcks don't
cost you nothing until you want
It amputated, or until your
doctor want* It to add to hit
collection; then he asts you
how much you can borrer from
your friends and Judges Rccor
dlngly, leaving you a nlcki-l to
ride home on. If It wasn't for
the appendlcks they'd be a lot
of nice bald-headed doctors
who'd be gasfltters an' motor
HOME EDITION 30 CKNTS A MONTH.
IN SPOKANE; YOUNG
WOMAN IS VICTIMS
(Ity United l'resn Leased Wire.)
SI'OKANK, Dec. v. — With bruises on her head and oilier
indications pointing to murder, Hie body of Mrs. Notion llazen, a
beautiful young women, was found in v room in the <\ull<m
hotel today. The |Mi]|ce have iirrested the young woman's liiim
baiul, \V. K. llazcn, mid lie will lie held pending the invesU
Tlip room in whlrb Mrs. Hazen'l bo<ly was found wan In
wild disorder whpn the police entered. Her Clotting was scat
tered about the room and there were indications that a violent
strusKle had been made by Mrs. Ilazen beforu she was overcome
ltr. Oporgp McDowell fH called to the hotel to attend tho
woman last evening, but when ho arrived she refused to stata
the nature of her illness and tho doctor was dismissed.
Karly today the employee of the hotPl were cHllert to the
room by the woman'! liusbiiiid, who is employed as night rlerk.
The police nro at a loss to account for the woman's death
and are holding the husband until the mysterious feature* In
the case lire Batibfactorily explained. Haaan refuse* to make a
ARMY OFFICER JUMPS
FROM NINTH FLOOR OF *
HOTEL TO SUDDEN DEATH
(My I'nittd PteM I.«>«s<>(l Win.)
NEW YORK. Deo. »!.—Thou
sands of wayfarers stood In hor
ror here today as Major John C.
Mallery, a retired army officer,
committed suicide by jumplnc
from the ninth floor of the Man
hattan hotel. Ht> was Instantly
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v INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Der. C.—ConiPily wag injected <J«
- into the dynamite conspiracy trial here today. W. J. Pen- <J>
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♦ Springfield local of the iron workers' union, resumed the <»
<•> stand. <
♦ The witness chewed violently on a piece of gum, his fa- •*
♦ rial contortions so disconcerting United States District Attor- <»
■•> ney Charles W. Miller that lie apealed to Judge Anderson ! ♦
<?> Pennell, With a mighty effort, immediately swallowed <»
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ACTRESS BELIEVES A PINCH
IS WORTH JUST $1,000
(Ily United Press I.cnseil Wire.)
CINCINNATI, 0., Dec. C.—De
clariiiK that Otis Skinner, tne
actor, who is starring In "Kis
met," now appearing here, pinc;i
ed her arm so severely that sue
was obliged to visit a physician
twice, Miss Mollie Quinn, a form
er member of the company, :«
today suing Skinner for $f>,ooo
"I was one of the 'beggars m
Specials in the Day's News
SAX FItAXCISCO, Dec. « —Duties on ini|K>rts into Mexico
will ho advanced 1O per cent January I, according to unofficial
information received at tho custom house here today.
J-os ax<;ki,i;s, Dec O.Following the approval of the
city council's legislation committee of a proposed ordinance pro
hibiting the bunny hup;, turkey trot and other ter|>sicorean ex
tremes in Jx>H Angeles, Councilman l!edd is on record today for a
municipal dunce hall.
WHBTFIKU), Mass., Dec o.—William Trovhi, great keeper
of watnpuin of the Otlll Council of the United States, lin
proved Order of Ke<l Men, Is dead today at his home here.
MIXXKAPOI.IS, Minn., Dec. — Inspired by the 11 I—l wed
ding in Chicago of .lack Johnson, negro pugilist and In ill.-
Cameron, a white girl formerly Of this <-i<y, State Kepresentatfves
Nimocks announced today that he intends to introduce a bill in
the next legislature prohibiting the marriage of blacks and
whites. . " .
VAXCOITVKK, Dec. —Convicted by a jury composed en
tirely of women, after a im.le panel had disagreed In his vane,
15-year-old Albert K-tahcniict is today sentenced to serve. 25
(lays in the county jail or pay a fine of $•"><•.
. WASHINGTON', I). C, Dec o.—With the re-election of', the
principal officers, the rivers mid harborii congress, In session here,
mini- to a close today. -■ • ■ - _•..
• ■ SAX FHAXCKSCO, Dee. G. —Dispatch™* from" Chicago < which
quote Mayor James l.olph of San Francisco an declaring there that
lie will clean up the linrhury Coast, Kan Francisco* vice section, '
on his return from the cast, arc causing no little commotion among ..
"open town" advocates here today. ' " • ■"
UHiAXSroUT. Intl., Dec. —Mrs. Kli/.-il.et Lang, who shot
and killed a women guest nt her wedding Mup|:ei- n few days ago
because the latter made alleged slanderous reinurks concerning her ;
character watt Kentenccd today to an Indeterminate term of from two
to 21 years in prison.
killed by the fall and his body
Major Mallery had been 111 Tor
a long time, and for the past
three weeks was being treated
The body barely missed two
women who were passing on tne
somble,' " said Misa Qulnn, "and
la the second act, Mr. Skinner
pinched me. so hard that I ran
from tho stage."
TASK IN HANDS OF Jl'llY
The case of Kd Hanemann
against the FuKet Sound Electric
company for $ 1T.,000 for injur
ies received in the Milton wreck
last year was Riven to the Jurjr
in federal court at noon today.