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All of the News, AH of the Pictures, Scores of Special Features, Something of Interest to Everybody; That's Why Most Everybody Reads the Times
A III 1! yon reading the l»Dresoope«
of Taronia youngsters appear
ing on the ui.im.ihs puge of I lie
Times? You'll fln_ a pre<i:c
tlon of one litUe lad's future
by the stars on page five today.
VOL. IX. NO. 313.
GOV. HAY URGED TO FREE WAPPENSTEIN
DR. FREIDMAN TO
PROVE HIS CURE
TO THE WORLD
(W. G. Shepherd Speciul Cable.)
BERLIN, Dec. 14.—Dr. Fred
erich Franz Freidman, who an
nounced to the Berlin Medical so
ciety on November 6 that after
years of laboratory experimenta
tion he had discovered a cure for
tuberculosis, that during the past
two years he had treated and
cured upwards of COO cases of
lung and bone tuberculosis, will
submit his treatment to the scien
tific world next Monday.
Dr. Freidman has announced
that beginning on Monday he will
treat every certified case of tu
berculosis sent to him by physi
cians or scientists. He has open
ed special quarters for this pur
pose and many physicians have
agreed to send tuberculosis cases
During the five weeks that have
elapsed since Dr. Freldman's
startling announcement to the
Berlin Medical society the doctor
has been deluged with letters and
telegrams from all parts of the
The most skeptical of the Ber
lin scientists have demanded that
Dr. Freidman give them his bacii
li so that they could submit his
discovery to the acid test of treat
ing certified cases of tuberculosis
under the most rigid observation
conditions they could Impose. Dr.
Freidman has unyieldingly refus- i
ed to give his baclli to any one )
The tuberculosis camp will not
be placed on Ailing farm by the
A delegation of SO women nml
half n dozen men from tliat sec
tion waited on the council this
morning to protest.
The council hastened to de
clare it wag only a suggestion and
nothing had been done. Further
more the council finally conclud
ed It had no power to do any
thing as the property had been
turned over to the park board.
Representative A .J. Gilbo gave
notice that if any attempt was
made to put a tuberculosis camp
on that property he would enjoin
It. He lives right across the
The property it appears was
deeded to the city for park pur
J. H. Wiley said he desired to
offer a substitute.
He thought the tbuerculosis
camp should be in Wright park.
It was better located and had a
nice $10,000 glass house that
would be fine for sunbaths for
The delegation finally lert after
the council had given assurance
it would do nothing to locate the
tuberculosis camp on tne Ailing
For Tacoma and vi
rain tonight and Sun-
For Washington: Oc
casional rain west,
generally fair east
portion tonight and
824 So. Alnsworth ay., 6 r.,
923 So. O, 5 r., bath, gas,
804 So. M, 9 r., bath, gas,
2016 Sixth ay., 7 r.. bath,
gas, el It.
1836 So. D, 4 r. flats, bath,
gas, el. It.
204 Division ay., 12 r.,
modern, furnace heat.
410 North D, 9 r., modern,
Calvin Philips &Co,
tit California Bids. Uala tl
on the ground that any one from
a small drop of the culture could
develop enough to supply the
world and deprive him of all cred
it and recompense. While Freid
man's partisans defend his posi
tion the skeptics contend that his
refusal to meet their conditions is
strong evidence against the re
liability of his claims.
Dr. Freldmau's final answer is
th e offer to treat with his new
serum every certified case of tu
berculosis sent to him.
The test cases which Dr. Freld
man will treat will be certified at
the Royal and other clinics.
I have personally talked with
many Berlin physicians about Dr.
Freidnian and his claims and
found that there is much skepti
cism among physicians who have
not personally observed ana ex
amined the tuberculars Freidman
claimed to have cured. On the
other hand four physicians or
standing whom Freidman has
trusted and permitted to see his
treatment have expressed them
selves to me as convinced tnat
Freidman has discovered the long
sought germ which kills the tu
bercular germ in the human boay
and that his treatment will cure
bone tubercular, the latter in not
too advanced stages.
Prof Schleics said to me: "I
was extremely skeptical until I
sent one case to Freidman. I
have seen CO or 70 cures."
The Northern Pacific and
Oregon & Washington railways
won out in their third suit in
federal court wherein they were
defendants for alleged destruc
tion of property at the Mentzer
mill fire at South Tacoma, sup
posed to have been caused by
sparks from engines.
In the first suit Cyrus Mcnt
zer got $2,000, but the second
suit by George Allen, who was
also damaged in the fire, went
for the company.
(Uy Vnited Press Leased Wire.)
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 14.
—Mrs. Sarah Anna Ross, 78,
died here today after 38 years of
sorrowful and unsuccessful search
for knowledge concerning her
son, Charley Ross who was kid
naped when four years of age.
The Charley Ross case was the
first and most prominent big kid
naping case In this country. The
boy was stolen for ransom. The
father tried to recover him out
it has been generally believed
that the kidnapers fearful of de
tection killed the boy and secret
ed the body where it never was
The father spent his fortune in
the search and died broken heart
ed and his wife now follows him
to the grave.
TO CHAMP CLARK
(Ily United Press I/eased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 14.
—Speaker Champ Clark received
today a written public, apology
from F. A. Barbour of the state
normal school at Tpsllantl, Midi.,
for Harbour's recent charges that
students at Ann Arbor two years
ago put Clark to bed drunk. Bar
bour said he erred and admitted
basing his statement on reports
circulated among the students.
MONKEYING WITH —- THE COASTER
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
Likes and dislikes—-that didn't
"jibe"—on the affairs of life are
some of the reasons why Inez
Madge Greenbank wants a divorce
from her police patrol chauffeur
husband, Linu Clifford Green
bank, according to her complaint
filed today in superior court.
Mrs. Greenbank says her hus
band hag for three years treated
her with cruelty and that he pre
ferred to remain away from home
except at meal time. Mrs. Green
bank asks for $30 a month ali
mony and a division of all real
and personal property held by tier
They were married in Maine,
October 15, 1907. Greenbank has
been auto patrol driver for a
number of years.
Georgia Girl Who Cuts |
Big Figure in Society |
MISS LUCY HOKE SMITH,
elder daughter of Georgia sena
tor, a leader in younger set at
the capital. She will entertain
Miss Ksther Cleveland, daughter
of Grover Cleveland, in January.
TO FLOG NOW
(By I'nited I'i'okk Leased Wire.)
LONDON, Dec. 14.—Despite
the opposition of some extreme
radicals, the white slave bill, in
cluding the "flogging clause," Is
passed today by the house of
commons. It is exi>ected that
the measure will receive royal
JILTED GIRL NOT SORRY THAT WAYNE
STRONG ELOPED WITH "OTHER WOMAN"
"It hurt me awfully at first, but now I'm glad it happened as it did, be
fore, rather than after, our wedding. I'm trying not to think of it any more."
—The girl who was to have married Wayne Strong.
Wayne Strong, Tacoma lock
smith, nephew of Orno Strong,
well known Tacoraa publisher, is
probably today in San Francisco
with his bride.
The girl whom he had prom
ised to marry, and who planned
with him the wedding and trie
honeymoon just as he has taken
it, but with another girl, Is In
Tacoma taking a very philosophi
cal view of the caae.
Just a week ago tonight Wayne
Strong left a note to this girl in
forming her he was called out of
the city on business. He hoped
she would not forget Mm and
wait for him until he returned.
Sunday morning a telephone
message to her came from a man
who claimed he had given Strong
a check the night before. Strong
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 3T>l_.
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♦ dismal forebodings. >S>
) Witness the proverbial luck of Sam Andrews, who runs <?>
# a jewelry shop on Pacific avenue. •
'«> Yesterday, while In the midst of Christmas shoppers' ♦
<$• rush, Sam (or one of his clerks) carelessly lost a big spark- <?>
<£> ling diamond ring in a scrap-heap. <?>
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# up time came, the glint of the sparkler in the rubbish at- •
<$> tracted Sam's attention and he recovered the precious bau- •
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DOGS AT LARGE WILL BE
SHOT BY ORDER TO POLICE
To prevent any remote chance
of an epidemic of rabies in Ta
coma, Commissioner of Public
Safety A. U. Mills this morning
issued an order that all dogß
must be tied up. Capt. of Po
lice A. S. Read ordered police
men to find the owners of dogs
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«> VANCOUVER, Wash., Dec. 14.— H. T. Carney, in Jail <S>
<«> today on the charge of being a dissolute person, has a queer •.*>
•e> record, according to the police. <$>
■$> According to parents or "a girl in Hurley, Idaho, Carney •
<$► wrote to the girl, signing the letter "May noley" and asked ♦
'•> her to come to Vancouver and become a telephone operator. •$>
<•> When arrested Carney had 1 8,000 In coin in a grip he was <?>
<$■ carrying and the officers are now endeavoring to find out <s>
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4 Postal Telegraph company to <$>
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HOME RULE SURE
(Ily United Press lioased Wire.)
LONDON, Dec. 13.—Amid ex
citing demonstrations and coun
ter demonstrations, the home rule
bill is past the committee stage
in the house of commons today.
Premier Asquith and his minis
ters were given an ovation as they
left the chamber.
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Marriage licenses were Issued
today to T. B. Benham of Tacoma
and .Marguerite Wagner of Je"
ferson, Iowa; W. M. Ness anil
Ruth Jeremas, both of Seattle;
Ole Frederickson and Anna Nel
son both of Seattle; Arthur Smith
and Cecile Hopkins, both of Mil
ton, Wash., and Ed Hasan and
Christine Larson, both of Tacoma.
had told him he was going to
Denver. He told another person
he intended going to Spokane.
She made inquiry, however,
and found that Wayne Strong
and a young woman had taken
passage on the steamer Buckman
for San Francisco.
Later the sister of the girl wno
eloped with Strong called tne
jilted girl by telephone. A com
parison of notes assured all par'
ties concerned that the elopement
had been planned many months,
during which time Strong had
been leading both young women
to believe he was In love with
both to the extent that ho would
"No, Not Sorry."
"No," said the jilted girl yes
terday, "I'm not sorry. I cried
nearly all the first day, hut I have
running about loose and to no
tify them that they must be tied
up. He also ordered that every
dog that shows the least sign of
any kind of sickness shall be shot.
Three dogs were shot by the
poli<o today. The Humane so
ciety approves this action.
LAID AT RES!
MAI/KM, Ore., Dec. 14.— ob
tain retribution for money iilloK
• ■«I to have been misappropriated
by attorneys retained to defend.
Noble Faultier, one of the con
victs banged here yesterday, the
Prison League of the Pacific ("oast
of the Hescue society through its
attorney, Itoscoe I*. Hurst, will
take Immediate action.
Faultier was a native of Aus
tralia. His brother, Norman
Faultier, and W. G. McLaren, sup
erintendent of the society, say
that $3,800 of the money was
misappropriated in a way that
amounted to actual theft.
The body of Noble Faultier was
buried in the Odd Fellows' ceme
tery here at noon.
The bodies of Frank Garrison
and Jack Roberts will be interred
In the Cityview cemetery at 1
o'clock this afternoon.
' Miko Morgan's body is in
charge of Father Moore, the
WATCHMAN CAUSES FITIK.
pAYONNB, N. J., Deo. 14. —
Th 6 knocking over of a lantern
by a watchman, it was tattered
today, was responsible for the lire
which last night damaged the big
barrel factory of the Tidewater
Oil company to the extent of
come to the conclusion now that
he did me a kindness ratiier than
"He wasted my time for four
years, and that Ib something.
"Tills has not prejudiced
me nßninNt men. \Vliy should
It? There Hre lots of good
men, I think, as many nit
I here are women. Itut I
know now, hud I married
Wayne Strong, it would have
mennt only v divorce. I'm
Kind it is nil over with.
"It's really a joke. I hope he
didn't think I'd be heartbroken,
for I'm not.
"But it was I who planned that
wedding and honeymoon. We
wgi-e to have taken it Just as he
and the other girl are taking it.
We were going to California by
water, as I know they have done.' 1
LITTLE EDWINA DOW, AN
THAT A HOTEL LANDLORD PI
.IKK.SKV CRT, N. J., Dec. 14.
—The baby or the dog—\\ liicli'.'
This is the throbbing question
over which the society of an en
tire city is being split into fac
tion!-', and iii" 11 which a sedate
Judga is giving his most serious
As a matter of fact, this is a
throbbing question, for it shows
the people of America to what a
pass the stork has come in "our
effete east," where most of the
fashionable women, instead of
carrying sweet little babies, are
seen lugging lap-dogs under their
Tlie prohlem Is forced upon
tho attention of Jersey City by a
Fairmount hotel against Clinton
S. Dow, a broker—a suit which
has for its focal point the ques
tion whether Edwina Dow, 2
years old and very sweet, is a
better or worse house companion
than "Red Mike," very Irish and
A few weeks before Edwina
wag born, her father, it seems,
went to the management of the
Fairmount hotel, where he had a
suite, and asked to be allowed to
move into a larger apartment.
He gave as the reason that he
"expected an Increase In his
family." Whereupon, he charges,
he was given to understand that
he "had better move, as babies
were not wanted."
" 'But, I expostulated, de
clared Dow, 'that our dog, Red
Mike, had never been kept out of
the hotel. So why should our
baby when it is born? Surely,'
I exclaimed, 'a baby is more de
sirable In a hotel than a dog!"
Hut the management didn't
seem to think its guests would
agree to that, it appears from
Low's testimony, and so, before
Edwina was born, he moved.
And then, he says, he was sued
by the hotel for $80 on his un
In trying the case Judge Br
wln of Jersey City was forced to
hear the testimony of many so
ciety leaders who told how they
NO need to ftpend hours of futile
search for appropriate and ■in
expensive <'hrl*tnia« gift*; just
glance over the Christmas
Chopping fi'ulili' on pages hlx
and seven today; plenty to sat
isfy every uunt.
HOME EDITION 30 GENTS A MONTH.
D "RED MIKE." THE DOG
REFERRED TO EDWINA.
had been allowed to keep dogs
in their apartments at the hotel.
After all testimony was in,
Judge Erwln announced that the
matter was too weighty for snap
Judgment and lie promised, after
reflection, to render a decision
later as to which are really to be
preferred hereafter in this coun
try as house-mates —dons or ba
An elopement involving two of
Taeoma's most prominent famil
ies took place yesterday when Joe.
L. Long, 20, son of U. H. Long,
president of the Washington Pipe
and Foundry company, and Mar
ion Howe, only daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Howe, or tne
Pioneer Bindery company, slip
ped away quietly to Seattle, got
a license and were married.
No inkling of the affair was
given to the parents, but the sis
ter and brother-in-law of Long
accompanied the pair and appar
ently assisted in making it a suc
cess as a bridal journey.
Miss Howe was still in the high
school and would have graduated
REID VERY SICK
(By I'nitrd Press l/<-uMrd Wire.)
-LONDON, Dec. 14—That the
illness of United States Ambassa
dor Whltelaw Reid, who is suffer
ing from asthma, is more serious
than was at first believed, is the
admission of physicians attending
the aged diplomat here today.
BLEASE PAROLES PLAXTKR.
COLUMBIA, S. 0.. Dec. 14. —
After declaring at the recent gov
ernhr's eonfefetae* that he Tav6r
ed lynching of negrot-s who at
tacked white women, Governor
Cole Blease today paroled R. A.
Rlchey, a wealthy white planter
of Abbyvllle county, t^ntenced to
ten years for assaulting a young
(United Press 1,.»v,cl Wire.)
SKATTI.K. l>ec. 14. — l'e
tilions asking Governor M.
K. Hay to pardon Charles W.
Wuppenstciii, former chief of
polite of Seattle, now serving
a three .mil- term ill the pen
id-lit for bribe taking,
were put in circulation hero
It was reported this morn
ing <<"»« n delegation of the
former chief's friends are In
conference with (iovernor
Hay hero urging '>'"» to sign
a pardon. \Va|>|>eiiMciii wua
sent to prison lust May.
Joe Klyoto, the Japanese ar
rested yesterday afternoon by De
tectives deary and Mllone on sus
picion of having murdered a man
in Alaska, was released from the
city jail this morning when a
Japanese from Seattle declared
the suspect was not the murder
Victor Ambrose, the 8-year-old
boy for whose custody both di
vorced parents have been fighting
in superior court, by order of
Judge Clifford today will be plac
ed in a Catholic boarding school
Visits by both parents will be
allowed at reasonable times or
STOLE $40 FROM
John Doe Smith, 12-year-old
boy, was today adjudged a klep
tomanalc and remanded to the
reformatory at Chehalis ny Juven
While In the detention home
the lad stole $40 from the ma
tron, according to testimony giv
en this morning. The money was
found sewed inside the lining of
his coat shortly after the theft
(15y United Press Leased Wire.)'
BERLIN, Dec. 14 — In Germany
drunkenness is treated as a dis
ease not as a crime. There are
119 Institutions maintained for
the purpose of helping those given
to excessive drinking to control
* SCRAP BOOK TO
CHECK UP ON
A scrapbook of political prom
ises, wherein shall he kept the
campaign statement* of all public
office candidates', is the newest
i■!. a of the ltusiness Women's
dub of Tacoma.
Its purpose is obvious. It will
be used to remind successful can
didates when occasionally ,they,
show a possibility of straying
from the "straight and narrow
paths" of political virtue. ■
The book is the idea of Dr.
Alice Smith, who declared, "It
will be a good thing to follow
up on these politicians a little and
see that they make good." ; :.;
Mrs. O. H. Scott wag unanim
ously endorsed by the -club to
act as messenger to the president
at the meeting Thursday night at
the Tacoma hotel. i?*J*Hii«
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