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does? Yon ran read all about it
In Herbert Quick's great series,
"On Board the Good Ship Earth,"
soon to appear in the Times.
VOL. X. NO. 11.
MR. FARMER! SHAKE HANDS WITH MR. CITY MAN
Mr. City Reader of tlv: Times, meet Mr. Country Reader.
Mr. Farmer, meet Mr. City Man.
The Times wants to put you in touch with each other on the par. el post proposition, a measure
for which this paper has fought for years. This paper believes the parcel post will strike a big smash
ing blow to the High Cost of Living if it is used properly.
And the Times has a plan which is feels certain will do the work. Here it is:
Mr. City Man if you wanted to make use of the parcel post to get fresh eggs and butter from the
country every day and lower your cost of living, who would you buy your supplies from?
You don't know. !
Mr. Farmer, you are producing a fine line of fresh eggs and butter. Who are you going to sell
You don't know.
That being the case, The Times is going to fix it for you.
OF MONEY KING
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 2. —Sergeant
at Arms Riddell of the national
house of representatives and his
deputies today are waiting until
the house empowers them to bat
ter down the doors of the resi
dence of-William G. Rockefeller,
the Standard Oil magnate, and
serve him with a subpoena to ap
pear before the house ' money
trust" investigating committee.
"The time has come," said Rid
dell, "when open deflance of the
whole people of the United States
must stop . I have notified Wash
ington of the situation here and
the house will probably issue a
warrant for Rockefeller's arrest
"With a warrant in my posses
sion all the sneering flunkies and
other hirelings of Rockefeller will
not stop me from searching any
place I think he may be hiding.
When I get the warrant I will
FATHER IS DEAD
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 2. —
Patrick Graham, 70 years old,
Patrick Graham, 70 years old,
died In his humble home in North
Reuton yesterday. Graham was
the father of the fascinating Lil
lian Graham, who, with Ethel
Conrad, another show girl, shot
\V. E. D. Stokes, the New York
millionaire, more than a year ago,
and whose sensational trial and
acquittal are fresh in the public
Patrick Graham had not seen
his daughter for several years
before she came into public no
tice through the incident with
the millionaire sportsman. Di
vorced from her mother many
years before, he had almost lost
track of the little girl who had
Patsy O'Brien, who for years
has supported an aged mother by
selling newspapers on the Don
nelly hotel corner, is dead today,
following a New Year celebration
in Seattle last evening.
The boy had gone to Seattle
to attend a theater witli one of
his friends in that city, it Is said,
and the excitement of the even
ing got the better of his weak
heart. He was brought to Ta
coma in a serious condition and
died within a few hours after he
Patsy had long supported a
sick father up until a few months
ago, when his parent died, leav
ing a "widow and the boy.
His body is in the hands of
the Hoska-Buckley-King com
si i-:s FOX $10,000
Charles Lee is in rederal court
before Judge Cushman and a
jury today suing the T. R. & P.
company for % 10,000. Lee start
ed to get off a car in this city
and it moved, throwing him onto
the pavement and hurting him.
CHICKS, TURKS AND RABBITS
MAKE BIG POULTRY SHOW
The "rlilcken show" Is prov
ing » '■<'"' attraction this year
with Hi.ii big 47 V% -pound tur
key, "llul>l>erneck" chickens that
has no feathers on their necks,
rahbitM that look like Teddy
heart* and other prize-winning
Hpe<'lalM in the poultry and pet
One Roche Harbor woman
even has made pets of her chlck
ena and has a pen of Partridge
Plymouth Rocks that are as af
icctlonate as dogs.
The largest chickens In the
buow are the Light Brahaias.
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
not give Rockefeller more than 15
minutes to say he is ready to ac
company us. I will search his
Fifth avenue home first."
Discussing Rlddell's efforts to
serve the subpoena, ond of Rocke
feller's millionaire friends said
"It is frightful to think that a
man of Mr. Rockefeller's import
ance should be so annoyed. All
this notoriety puts him in a
wrong light and causes cranks to
annoy him. Rockefeller merely
believes his testimony would not
be valuable and feels his health
will not permit him to go to
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2.
—House leaders conferred here
informally and secretly today re
garding the proposed arrest of
William Rockefeller for evasion
of a subpoena to testify before
the Pujo money trust investiga
once romped around his fireside.
The old man had not. lost his
love for his child, however, and
when the news was laken to him
of her shooting Stokes, he shook
his head and said sadly, "Lillian
was a good girl. She must have
had strong provocation." The
show girl herself was at one
time a resident of Seattle.
Graham was a silent man. He
said nothing of his troubles to
anyone. Other men, similarly
alone in their old age, might have
said some word of heartbreak or
displayed some self-pity. If he
felt any such he carried it with
him quietly to his grave, into
which he drops silently, unob
trusively, at three-score years
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2. —
While New Year revelry was at
its height there was one party
here that was eating up Million
aire Charles W. Clark's money at
the rate of $5 a minute.
Clark, who is a son of the Mon
tana copper king, gave a little
dinner to his friends. Someone
suggested a Texas Tommy.
"I'd ltfce to have the ballroom,"
said the millionaire to John Tait,
of Tait's cafe.
"I'm sorry but it would cost
$1,000 to get that ball room to
night," said Tait.
"Well, I guess I can stand it,"
and with that Clark scrawled off
a check for the amount.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2.
—Congress reconvened at noon
today, facing a session of fifty
three working days before ad
Tomorrow Judge Robert W.
Archbald of the commerce court
testifies in his own defense in
rhey weigh as high as 14 pounds,
>ut they will never be popular,
especially In this climate, as they
lave too many feathers. Their
eet are covered and all that can
>c seen of the chicken is eyes
A feature of the show that al
vays catches the Bports is the
?ame cock department. A lot
if fancy fighting stock is shown,
rhey have to be guarded closely
ir they will get Into battle in the
ihow. Boards are put up between
heir coops so they cannot see
STATK, CITIKH Oil COI'NTIKS
MAY ASSUME RISKS OF OF
A movement is on foot in this
city to have the state or the
cities and counties assume their
own risk by the elimination of
bonding companies which now
furnish bonds for all public of
The scheme can be worked
on some basis similar to the
workmen's compensation law,
and it is figured that thousands
of dollars can be saved to the
people every year.
At present the city of Tacoma
is paying about $2,500 a year
for bonding her public officials.
In the last 10 years the amount
of premium paid bonding com
panies for bonds for city em
ployes has far exceeded all the
peculations of the officials
This is true generally In the
state, and it is figured if the
stute assumed this duty of pro-
teeting communities it could re
duce the cost and save ihe people
a lot of cash. .
The city commission this morn
ing considered the matter with
Judge Stiles and they will prob
ably back the idea.
illy I lut.d Press Leased Wire.)
NEW CASTLE, md., Jan. 2.—
Frank Dare of New Lisbon, fore
man of the jury in the federal
court of Indianapolis, that con
victed the 38 defendants in the
dynamite conspiracy trial, receiv
ed an anonymous communication
threatening his life yesterday. The
letter was not signed and was
mailed from Chicago. It read as
"Frank Dare, New Lisbon, Ind.:
"Sir—This is to inform you
that you will be planted under
the Bod within the next three
Mr. Dare placed the letter in
the hands of H. Ji. Evans, prose
cuting attorney. Today he and
Evans will go to Indianapolis and
place the matter before the fed
CHICAGO, Jan. 2.—Postoffice
inspectors here today are busily
seeking clues to the wrtier of a
letter to Frank Dare, foreman of
the Indianapolis dynamiting con
spiracy jury, at New Lisbon, Ind.,
which threatened him with death
in three months.
HE CAME BACK
TO GET EVEN
(Itv United l-i-.—- Teased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2. —
"You gave me the worst of it
once, Ellis, and I'm going to
?et even now."
With this remark, Edward
Bellingham, private detective,
jpened fire in the barroom of
Ernest Buck here, aiming at the
bartender, Robert Ellis.
In a few minutes bullets were
whizzing in every direction from
two revolvers, according to Ellis'
story, and Prank Becker, coro
ner's clerk; Robert Ellis, Edward
Bellingham and William Gilmore,
policeman, are suffering today
from bullet wounds.
PRINCETON, N. J., Jan. 2. —
Having received a miniature
American coat of arms, President
elect Woodrow Wilson declared
here today that he would wear it
as a gcarfpin during his adminis
tration. Wilson believes a presi
dent should keep the national
emblem prominently displayed.
For Tacoma and vi
cing: Rain tonight
Rain tonight and Fri
day, high southwest
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1913.
ABBEVILLE, La., Jan. 2.—Giving birth to
five male children at one time, all of them per
fectly formed and the largest weighing five
pounds, is the remarkable record of JNlrs. Aud
rey Lassen, wife of a local carpenter. All of
the babies are dead today. Two of them were
still born and the other three died within an
hour after birth.
Mrs. Lassen, who weighs 200 pounds, already
had three children, two of them twins, born two
CANT CHECK ON
If the recount of ballots now
going on in Judge Card's court
was a ruse employed by the de
feated parties to gain knowledge
upon which to base a contest for
governorship, their ends will be
defeated, Judge Card having
ruled today that the checking of
the gubernatorial vote by out
side intereaU would not be per
A progressive delegate this
morning entered an objection
against any check being made on
any office other than those of
justice of the peace and consta
ble. His objection was given the;
support of the checkers them
"It is widely rumored," said
the progressive, "that thia re
count and those instituted in
King and Spokane counties were
brought about for the purpose of
GREEK STRUCTURE WILL BE
PATTERN FOR TACOMA HOME
Tacoma will soon have the
Greek Parthenon reproduced In
this city for a private residence.
W. E. Clayton, who was super
intendent of construction for the
Montamara Fes to lant summer
and who supervised the construc
tion of the Greek exhibit in the
parade which was a reproduction
of the Parthenon, is spending his
time this winter building himself
a new residence at 2601 North
29th st. and he is using the
Greek float material for the ex
terior of his dwelling.
The same columns used in the
float are being put Into his home
The Times is read by 80 per cent of the people of Taconia, Mr. Farmer. We intend to print your
name with a statement of what you have to sell and your postoffice address for six days, free. We are"
going to give our readers a chance to test the parcel post in a most practical way, to determine whether
or not it really will reduce the HIGH COST OF LIVING. We want you to write your name on a post
card with a statement of what you have to sell and your address, thus:
That's all. Just write that on a post card and send it to The Times, We will print that absolutely
free for six days where every one of our readers tan see it. If they want anything they will have to
Get together. Yon ought to be good friends with profit to each of you.
bringing a later contest involv
ing the governorship."
In support, one of the check
ers announced that "if such is
the case, we strongly object to
being made the goat any long
er." He asked that any check
being made on the governorship
vote, if there was one going on,
be discontinued by order of the
Judge Card said he did not
believe it was in his power to
step outside person fro.n keeping
a check of their own, and ad
vised the progressive delegate to
station a man at the checkers'
table, if such was desired.
It was said in the court, al
though not officially, that steps
were being taken to discontinue
the recount for other reasons,
principally because up to this
tim« no material difference with
tire first count has been shown.
and when It is finished the city
wtn have the Parthenon as one of
Its private residences).
On the interior the building
will be cut up into dwelling
rooms and will be finished in
fine- style, Mr. Clayton doing the
(Bjr United Press Lrased Wire.)
BOSTON, Jan. 2.—Eugene N.
Fobs was Inaugurated governor of
Massachusetts for a third term at
uoon today. Governor Fobs, a
democrat, was mentioned as a
presidential possibility at the
John Smith, Box 10, R. F. D. No. 6. Puyallup Wn.
Eggs, Butter, Bacon.
If you want to take that
muzzle off your dog hurry in
and pay his license.
Commissioner Mills said this
morning he thought it was about
time to call off the muzzle order.
He went down to talk it over with
Chief Loomis, but the latter want
ed it to remain until the licenses
arc paid in.
Dog Catcher Wang will start
out today on his merry chase for
the unlicensed canine, and if the
licenses are all paid up promptly
the muzzle order will probably be
rescinded in short order.
"I don't want to cancel this
order until the licenses come
in," said Chief Loomis to the
Times this morning.
Commissioner Mills, however,
is ready to ditch the muzzle prop
osition if the dog owners pay up
PUYALL.UP, Jan. 2. —Tacoma
will soon see the beginning of an
airship factory, which the Craw
ford Air Navigation company
says it will begin to construct
within a short time on the tide
flats. Plans for the building are
being drawn and will be ready in
a few weeks.
FIRST KISS IN
(By United Press leased Wire.)
FLINT," Mich., Jan. —"My
first kiss," ecstatically declared
Marcus B. L. ■ Clyde of Clyde,
Mich., near here, a bachelor for
80 years, as he folded his bride
to his arms here today. "" ;
Mrs. Clyde was Miss Mary A.
Miller, aged 46, a Vassar gradu
ate. Clyde is a Civil war veteran.
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Babies—Can th« world stand
more and more of them, or I* tt
better to have fewer? This Is ona
of the great questions Herbert
Quirk will touch -in his great
serial, "On Board the Good Ship
HOME EDITION 30 CENTS A MONTH-
The now salary ordinance is passed and the peo
ple will have to dip; up $£5,000 more this year to pay
city employes than last.
It went through without a hitch this morning,
every councilman voting for the salary boost.
Alter it was pasted the mayor asked if anyone
in the audience had anything to say.
"It looks as If it was too late,"
said W. H. Redmond, who had
come to protest.
"But the sweets of the flowers
and breath of roses never were
'morn attractive to the bees than
the present salaries are to the
people getting them," said Red
mond, who thought the i resent
salaries are too high now.
"It seems that no matter which
party elects it used to be the
same. Now that we have non
partisan government we have both
parties here with the evil of both.
City officials no sooner get In
than they begin to stock up the
jobs with their relatives, their
cousins and uncles and we Kin
tliem COOSing from every nation
on earth, from Norway, from
Sweden, Denmark, and I gueßs
from Ireland, too."
Redmond refused to be quieted
by tIM niayor, who admitted
Specials in the Day's News
( l'\ l'nlt<-<l Press Leased Wire.)
MANILA. Jan. 2. —Strong 0 pposition to the bill of Senator
Jones to or- Introduced in congress that the Philippines should b«
given st-lf-govcrnment is developing here among the representatives
of the Filipinos.
HOISK. Ida.—The Idaho Northern railway, with lines from
Nampa to Murphy and Kinmett, Is today purchased by the Oregon
Short Line. The consideration is said to be $1,000,000.
SACRAMENTO, Cal. —The advance guard of senators and as
semblymen is expected to arrive here today to prepare for the open
ing ot the state legislature next Monday.
LOS ANGKLES, Cal. —When the case of Clarence Darrow,
la'ior attorney charged with bribing a juror In the recent trial of
the MeNamara brothers, is called ncxr Monday It will lie continued
until January 10, according to admission today by counsel for both
SKATTLE —For tho first time In three years, Seattle is today
without negro soldiers at Fort La wton. The troops left on a special
train New Year's day for San Francisco, where they will embark
PORTLAND, Ore.- "Collector of Customs, New Year," was th©
nddrfsß of a letter found in the jiostoffice New Year's. With a pun
about "New Year's jag custom," the case clerk threw It In the dead
VANCOUVER, Wash.—"Hello is this So and So?" answer
"Yes," then wait a minute," answer "All right." Pause "The
minute's up now, goodbye." This was the New Years joke played
by a mischief-maker who called up a third of the telephone numbers
In the book. He is still being sought.
SAN FRANCISCO—CharIes Nelson, tired out, crawled In a win
dow and went to bed. He was just dozing off when an automobile
load of police appeared. "Happy New Year," said Nelson drowsily,
as he was yanked out into the cold morning.
SAN FRANCISCO—Two beggars asked Thomas Smith for th«
iii. .■ of a bed. "Haven't got it," he said. One mendicant held
Smith and the other frisked him. "Naughty, naughty," chided Mr.
lieggar. Smith 1b mourning the loss of $40.
LOS ANGELES—W. F. Nichols, former governor of Arizona,
spent N< w Year day in evening dress. Nichols was attending a din
ner when his house burned down. He borrowed clothing today from
VENICE, Cal.- -Luther McCarty's pet monkey "Jim Flynn" has
disappeared. The little fellow was missing when Luther returned
to his cottage last evning, a world's champion. Training camp
hiilntiicH say Jim didn't cart much for McCarty anyhow.
Why don't you sell that piano, that piece of
furniture, or anything else you don't need.
"What you don't need somehody else does and
the best way to get in touch with them is
through a Times "Want Ad." Everybody
roads thorn; that's why results are so certain.
Try one today and see how many answers you
receive. You will be agreeably surprised and
will most likely make the sale. One cent a
word and four insertions for the price of three
with cash in advance. Phone Main 12.
there were many injustices In the
ordinance, but he thought it the
best they could get.
"I know women who are walk
ing the streets seeking the hard
est kind of drudgery to earn
money to save their home and
pay taxes, and these salaries were
high enough," insisted Redmond.
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♦ west storm warnings at nY ♦
<•' coast stations. ■?>
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