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"Short change artists" who
yesterday buncoed the girl each
lern at both of Dewuy'i candy
stores out of $4.!)") and IS re
spectively, are thought to be still
In the city today and iire betas
sought by the police.
These men were working the
tlnie-worn scheme of declaring
they bad given the cashier a lar
ger gold piece than had actually
figure,l in the transaction, with
the result that they were given
An Attempt to defraud Mar
shall Brother! was blocked by the.
proprietor. Both men walked out
of the store when the police sta
tion WM i ailed by telephone.
DIRTY SHIRT IN
<By I'nlted Press liMm4 Wire.)
ROBBBURO, Ore., Jan. 4- The
first parcel post package here was
found to contain a dirty shirt.
It was consigned to a laundry by
a resident of Yomalla, who re
marked in an accompanying let
ter that lie liked the way the
laundry starched its goods.
TACOMA OIL CO.
The Tacoma Oil company, capi
tal $2,000,000, was Incorporated
here yesterday by Cornelius Chris
topher, William Abernathy, Kred
m. Hicks, John J. Underwood and
John J. Arthur, all of Seattle. The
company will make headquarters
here and will bore for oil In Clal
lam and possibly Thurston coun
(By lnite<l Press Leased Wire.)
BAI,KM, Ore., Jan. 2. -— State
Game Warden Finley is today au
thority for the statement that the
books of 11. I). Allen, county clerk
of Marion county, whoso body
was fouiKl at the bottom of the Y.
M. C. A. swimming pool, are cor
rect as far as he knows.
GOT FREE RIDE
(lly I'liited l'i«-ss I.cttsed Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, .lan. 4. -A be
lated Itranger stopped Police Pa
trol Driver Koaeghelm and of
fered a $■"><> watch for $7.r>o.
Koncgheiin summoned a taxi and
the salesman rode free. At the
station where he was detained he
gave the name of J. .McC'onnick.
DI'KK IS DKAD.
(By I'nitcd Press Leased Wire.)
LONDON, Jan. 4.—James Ham
ilton, second duke of Abercorn,
Is dead here today of pneumonia.
lie was 74 years of age.
Five Great, Subjects on
"Life's Deepest Laws"
Mrs. Fowl- i
er'u fly« ]
great sub- ,
ject! on '
Jan. 7 8, 9,
10 and 11, !
at Templo :
of Music, ,
of the Hu
»lr«. O. S. Fouler ' "Brain the
Life;" "Electricity the Great Kllxlr
■of Life;" and "Unveiling of the Ark
of the Covenant." She will begin
' to lecture on the first one next
Tuesday at 8 p. m. All of her lec
tures are free. Headings and
I health consultations will be (riven
at the Stratford Hotel from 9 a. m.
to 9 p. in. until Jan. 14th, Electric
classes will begin Jan. 14 at 1:10
'and 7:30 p. m.
: at moderate prices.
';■ 614 Natl. Realty Bldg.
KYIS KXAMIN'KI) RIGHT
* Glasses IJiKh«! Prices Right!
CAMWELL OPTICAL CO.
■ 742 St. Helens ay. ,*
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Inal herbs and roots
'•■■'^R^ known for their re
'/■Ek« -- moikiilile cures In
Bll^v'l China, we are able
tMBWra to absolutely cure
Wmii&tm such ailments an
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'■'■& Hm' •■ Asthma. Skin Dls
''.■ " BPsW. cases, Rheumatism.
: ■! ' '^mWTWmtSt Appendicitis. Heart
■^mmTh-Sk I Trouble, Kidney
•■"WamjaDBBB Complaint, etc.
P-i The ' remedies ■ wo ■ use - are * pbso
lutely non-poisonous and positively
to not contain mercury. - •• v ;,.i " - '
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EVER SEE CHARLES CLARY IN MOVIES!
Clnry In a Fireman-Hero role.
# You have seen this actor ♦
■•/ at the Scenic and Circuit. <$>
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CHICAGO, Jan. 4. — Charles
Clary, the original of the chief
character in "The Coming of Co
lumbus" and scores of other pop
ular pictures which the Chicago
branch of the Sellg Polyscope
company is producing every day.
"I like the picture that means
something," he said, "that gives
the actor a chance to express a
noble idea, and conveys senti
ment of fact which will benefit
the people who see it. There's no
reason why more of that sort of
play shouldn't be written and
shown. The day of the "chase"
picture, the foolish, senseless one,
Two of Charles Clary's latest
roles are the hero in "The Fire
City lleensM, purchased mostly
by dog owners, sold yesterday to
the extent of $41S.
Watch out for Dog Catcher J.
Wang. It will cost $1 more for
>our dog license if Wang sees
About furs. See Mueller, 021
South C. •'Advertisement."
Judge Clifford has ordered a
Tacoma lad of hix years to the
county hospital, the child needing
the attention o* a surgeon on ac
count of his eyes. He is a son
of a Fein Hill family.
Perfect fitted glasses 91..10 up.
I'fiiff, Jeweler and Optician, 1147
t; st. "Advertisement."
Juvenile court. proceedings
against Albert Whorton have
been dismissed. The boy was or
dered released from the parental
school a short time ago by a writ
of habeas corpus .
The Northwest Forwarding Co.,
2019 Pacific ay., phone Main 397,
is assembling a car of household
Koods for Chicago and the oast,
one for California, one for Spo
kane at reduced rates. Have you
Contractors will soon begin an
S 7-foot bore for the N. P. through
the fill under Tncoma avenue and
South 2Sth street.
Patrolman Marvin D. Guy has
been appointed sergeant of police
by Chief Loomis.
Stops are being taken by Judge
Easterday to regain $1,4 00 for A.
Manchester, an old man who ap
peared at the sheriff's office last
evening and asked to be oared for,
saying his guardian in British Co
lumbia had stolen that amount of
money, which was all he possess
Judge Herman D. Crow of Spo
kane was elected chief justice of
the state supreme court by tne
Musicians of Tacoma will give
their annual ball January 21 at
llanquotH served by Parcels
I'oNt. We ran now send rookrd
food*) 500 miles. Ituctiwuld'H, Tu
ronia'g leading dellcatcsKcn, 313
Now that the 11th street bridge
is about done and the paving
nearly complete the $100,00.;
bonds voted by the people lasi
string will be sold. Bids will be
taken by the city January 25.
The state sold $3,147,091
worth of land in the laßt two
Rubernld and Universal Roofing
$1.40 sq. up. Get samples. Ew
ing's Hardware, till So C.
After a hearing the Walla
Walla city commission cleared
Chief of Police Andra of graft
Landslides at Went Seattle due
to the heavy rains carried away
the home of C. V. KallnovgUi,
killing John Larson, a roomer,
and injuring Albert Crist, Anton
Neison and Martin Jensen.
CLARY AS HE IS.
TIMES PLANS MEETS
WITH STRONG APPROVAL
The Times plan to smash the
high cost of living by putting the
city man and the country man in
touch with each other through
the parcel post aroused immedi
ate approval, following its an
nouncement yesterday. Karly to
day the Times received a number
of applications from suburban
and other near-by farmers, dairy
men and chicken ranchers asking
that their names be placed in the
list which is to be printed in this
pai>er for the benefit of city resi
dents who may desire to order
their supplies direct from the pro
"The Times' plan If carried
through successfully by the co
operation of its city and country
readers ought to eliminate the
middleman's rakeoff and reduce
the cost of farm products by that
amount. The postage on the par
cels will not be more than the
cost of freight and delivery under
the old scheme, bo the saving will
amount to at least as much as
the middleman now takes as
When the plan is in operation
it will be easy for Mrs. House
wife of Sixth avenue or anywhere
else in Tauoma to get her butter,
eggs or chickens. She will step
to the telephone with the Times'
list of farmers in her hand and
SAYS HE CAN CHANGE
COAL INTO GAS BELOW
This shows liow Sir William
llhiiis.-j , whoso picture is inset,
would use <mil Im-iK to supply the
world with heat, lit lit and power.
Sir William Ramsey, most fa
mous English scientist, is the man
back of a new plan to change coal
into gas down In the bowels of
the earth to save money and
lives. He thinks he can banish
all smoke, except on water; cut
the price of power to less than a
fifth of what It costs now; cut
the price of electric lighting to
a tenth of the present cost, and
to do away wlfß coal mining.
He means to prove that gas re
torts may be underground, where
ever there is a vein of coal, and
that the gaa can be piped up and
when not used in that form trans
formed Into electricity by gas en-
THE TAOOftA TIMES
Clary »» "Black Patrldge," In
a recent two-reel picture, "When
Wilderness Was King."
Fighter's Love" and "Black Pat
ridge" In the new two reel pic
ture, "When Wilderness Was
King." He CAN act, even if he
doesn't know a typewriter key
from a door key.
And, by the way, he's tall and
decorous looking; seems to be the
sort of man who should always
wear a stiff bosom shirt and play
the host on state occasions.
simply request one of the nearby
producers to mail her a five
pound chicken for her Sunday
dinner. The price at the ranch
will be somewhere near 60 cents,
postage 10 to 15 cents, and Mrs.
Housewife will reecive a fresh
plump pullet, not a cold-storage
one, deliveerd direct to her home.
Hates to lie Printed.
When the Times directory of
farmers is completed the names
will be arranged in sections to
correspond with the "zone
charges" under the parcel post.
This will enable the city dweller
when ordering to know exactly
■what the postage charge will be.
Those farmers without tele
phones will also be included in
the Times directory.
(By Unlfed Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Jan. 4. —That there
is an organization codfish trust
on the Pacific coast of which V.
J. Tillman of San Francisco is
the promoter, is the charge made
today by P. J. Waage, who owns
11,500 shares out of 35,000 In
the King and Winge Codfish com-
Waage wants a receiver ap
pointed and $10,000 damages.
First a hole would be bored
down. When it reached the coal
vein two pipes would be put
down, one inside the other, one
to carry up the water and the
other to pass down air, steam or
small quantities of water to burn
with the coal. The coal could be
ignited by putting down an elec
tric wire which would then »c
withdrawn, leaving the coal to
burn and turn itself into gas,
which would come up through an
other and larger pipe.
(By I nii.-,i I'ress Loased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 4. —Many
strikers in the big garment work
ers' strike here, mostly women,
are today nursing cuts and bruises
following an %ttack made by them
on the five story left building of
the Washington company, where
the president of the concern was
barricaded in his office.
The police reserves, after a
rought and tumble fight, succeed
ed in driving the assailants from
the top floor of the building to
IN N. Y. TODAY
(By United Press l>a«ed Wire.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 4. —With
President Taft, members of his
cabinet, foreign diplomats and
hundreds of prominent persons
present, the funeral of the late
Whltelaw Reid, American ambas
sador to London, wag held today
from the cathedral of St. John
A special train will carry the
body to Tarrytown, where It will
be burled in Sleepy Hollow ceme
THE MAYOR WINS
City employes—there are 1,04 5
of them—are today drawing their
December pay. It means $80,
--241.31, and they are getting paid
at the old rate, too, without the
salary boost of this week showing
in the figures. Next month there
will be a jump.
Clerk Edwards and Mayor Sey
mour had a race yesterday to see
who could sign the warrants in
the shortest time. The mayor
won, finishing the 1,045 in two
hours and a half.
Puyallup's city water system
was demoralized yesterday by a
landslide at Salmon springs,
which took out about T>o feet of
pipe. Fortunately the ''ity had a
reserve supply on the hill, which
will be enough to keep the con
sumers going until repairs can be
Local manufacturers, however,
have had to shut down.
UP; ALL LOST
(By Vnited Press leased Wire.l
SMYRNA, Jan. :i.—Striking a
floating mine at the entrance of
this harbor today the Turkish
sailing vessel Theadore, GOO tons,
was blown up and part of the
crew were killed.
MAUD RUNS AW AY
(By United Press leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, .Tan. 4. —
Just for fun, Jerome (ieary and
his brother Ambrose, 9 and 11
respectively, mounted a mule at
the Presidio. The animal ran
away, and it took cavalrymen sev
eral hours to round it up and
rescue the lads.
TAFT AT FUNERAL
NEW YORK, Jan. 4. —Presr-
dent Taft arrived here today to
attend the funeral of the late
Whitelaw Reid, ambassador to
Great Britain, going at once to
his brothers home.
ACID WOKE 'EM
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4. —Six
mules of a dirt barge team slipped
on wet pavements today and de
clined to arise. The barge crew
waited for two hours for the sun
to dry the street. The mules were
then aroused through aid of a
nearby fire department crew.
BOSTON, Jan. 4. —More than
half a dozen small fishing vessels
were wrecked and many persons
injured as a result of the gale
sweeping over New England to
: day. Much damage in the down
■town district here was reported.
"When Orip prevails, every
thing is Grip."
i "Seventy-seven" meets the ex
igency of the now prevailing epi
demic of Grip, with all its symp
toms of Influenza, Catarrh, pains
and soreness in the Head and
Chest, Cough, Sore Throat, Gen
eral Prostration, Fever and ach
"Seventy-seven" taken early
cuts it short promptly.
Taking during its prevalence, It
preoccupies the system and pre
vents its invasion.
A small vlaf of pleasant pel
lets, fits the vest pocket. At your
Druggist, 25c, or malted.
Humphreys' Homeo. Medicine Co.,
110 William street, New York.
* THEATERS *
I AT THE TACOMA
• , •
"The Quaker Girl," which
conies to the Tacoma Sunday
and Monday, is a happy combina
tion of pretty faces, catchy
songs, clever dancing and beau
tiful scenic effects. It is light
and breezy, but there Is not the
slightest touch of the crude and
vulgar in the entire conception.
The first act is laid In an Eng
lish Quaker village, but after that
the principal characters in the
play across the channel into
The second scene is In a fash
ionable dresmaking establish
ment in Paris, where many
gowns and costumes are displayed
on niiiilfis and mannequins, giv
ing advanced ideas as to current
and coming styles in feminine
The last scene depicts a grand
ball in a cafe outside of Paris,
mi affair which forms an ade
quate ending for the production.
There are twenty new songs
which carry out the story of the
adventures and love affairs of a
Quaker girl in Paris.
"Naughty Marietta," the comic
opera by Victor Herbert, will be
presented here soon, with Flor
ence Webber, a dramatic prima
donna soprano, and sixty sup
Paul J. Rainey's African Hunt
pictures will bo shown at the Ta
coma again soon for four days.
David Warfield, whose popu
larity can only be likened to that
once enjoyed by Joseph Jeffer
son, visits this city at the Taco
ma January 13 and 14.
The actor will be seen In the
latest and most sensational suc
cess of his career, David Belas
co'3 own remarkable drama, "The
Return of Peter Grim."
* AT THE PANTAGES
With seven big features, the
new bill which begins Monday
afternoon at the Pantages thea
ter is heralded as one of the best
that has played the circuit in
As a headline feature the bill
will have the Nod Wayburn Eng
lish Pony Ballftt, which is n
troupe of graceful and pretty
English dancers in a musical and
dancing novelty. There are many
changes of costume and scenery.
The bag-pipe girls in Highland
costi.mes are s-ald to be a particu
Murray K. Hill, the comedian,
Is bringing his newest mono
A feature of particular inter
est will be the appearance of
Miss Hazel Folsome, a Seattle so
ciety girl, who has just returned
from musical study abroad. Miss
Folsome is said to po&sess a love
ly soprano voice.
Jenet Louden and her capable
supporting company will present
"A Fourth Ward Romance," a
character comedy of East Side
There are three Neapolitan
singers who are making them
selves popular with good voices
ami well-chosen repertoire.
Tom and Edith Almon are sing
ers and dancers.
Rico. Bell and Baldwin will ap
pear in their latest laughing suc
cess entitled "In Night in the
Miss Klizabeth Mayne, daintiest
of the dainty "Surf Battlers" at
I'uiitiiKi-s theater tonight and to
morrow. Miss Mayne has a host
of friends in Tacoina, and is re
membered here for her former ap
pearance in "The Midnight Sons."
As roniniedienne in "The Surf
Bathers," Miss Wayne is making
the hit of the week, despit« (lie
many other good tilings on ttie
AT THE EMPRESS
Mflny Tammans will remember
the famous Karno acts which last
Reason toured the Empress cir
cuit, giving productions of Eng
lish music hall sketches. Next
week will see the first of the new
series when "The Pow Wows," a
clever comedy on an English se
cret sorlty, and the comedy situ
ations are many and convulsing.
The Three Alex are equilib
Harry Sauber is making his de
but in vaudeville. He is a char
acter singer and his characteri
izatlons of Hebrew, Italian and
Irish are said to be faithful.
"I Died 1 * ia said to be convuls
ing from curtain to curtain, and
it Is reported to have been a riot
thug far on the circuit.
One of the funniest bits of dia
logue presented to Empress pa
Victor Morley In "The Quaker
Girl," Tacoiua theater, Sunday
trons should be that offered by
Biele and Girard. This pair is
declared to be the original "jinx"
to the gloomy feeling.
Inez Lawson, the trumpet vir
tuoso, is making her first tour in
vaudeville over the circuit.
AT THE PRINCESS
In this day of suffragette and
the "woman with a mission," Je
rome K. Jerome's satirical com
edy, "Miss Hobbs," which the
Princess stock company is to of
fer for the week beginning with
the Sunday matinee, should be
The audiences at the Princess
will have opportunity of being
the first in Tacoma to pass Judg
ment on the comedy. "Miss
Hobbs" is by the author of "The
Passing of the Third Floor Hack.
"Miss Hobbs" Is a young wom
an who firmly believes that her
mission in life is to save her
"sisters" from the slavery of mat
rimony. She abhors all thought
of marriage and she preaches her
"new thought" doctrine to a large
following, among which are some
"poor unfortunates" who are al
For the play, the management
promises elaborate staging, one
scene being aboard a yacht. There
will be bargain matinees Sunday,
Wednesday and Saturday.
Fred Karno, author of "Tlie
Wiml-Wous," which will appear
Monday at tho Empress.
Tonignt and Sunday Matinee
Last Performance of the Wonderful Motion Pictures of the
1912 PENDLETON ROUND-UP
Where the Cowboy Is King.
Prices —Night, 25c; Matinee, 15c and 25c.
Sunday and Monday, January 5 and 6
The Daintiest and Most Delightful of All Musical Plays—
First Time Here —Breaking Records Everywhere.—The
Henry B. Harris Estate Presents
The Quaker GirF
With Victor Morley and a Brilliant Cast, Chorus and Orchestra
Direct From an Entire Season's Run In New York at the
Park Theater After Two Years In London.
Prices—s2.oo, $1.50, $1.00, 75c and 50c.
Sunday, January 12
Mr. Oscar Hammerstein Presents
A s Comlc Opera by Rlda Johnson Young and Victor Herbert,
with Florence Weber and Entire Original Cast and Production.
Seat Sale Saturday.
Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 13-14
David Belasco Presents
In David Belasco's Thrilling Play
"THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM"
Prices —Lower Floor, $2.00; Balcony, • i Last
6 Rows $1.00; Gallery, 50c.
Seat Sale Saturday, Jan. 11. Mail Orders Now.
Saturday, Jan. 4,1913.
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<?> ton Round-Up pictures. Sun- 3
<§> day and Monday, "The Qua- <$
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♦ Princess—All week, be- <8
<$> ginning Sunday, "Miss <«>
♦ .Hobbs." . «
<$> Pantages—Vaudeville. ♦
<$> Empress—Vaudeville. 4>
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