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STYLES, styles, styles. All kinds
for everybody and everyone a
creation of 1913. Just look
them over on the woman's page to
day—they're hot from New York.
Huns IVil< iMiii gets $61,342.70 in full .settlement for the work
on the balance due for the construction of the Nisqually power
He asked $108,000.
After he had agreed to compromises with the council on va
rious items he came down to about $70,000. This morning En
gineer Arvid Itydstroni gave his filial report on the whole plant
in which ho figured the amount legally due Pederson $01,:t41i.7i)
and after carefully going over his figures the council adopted Ills
report and a resolution offering I'ederson the amount in full set
Freeland refused to concur in the action.
Mayor Seymour objected to
tinning over all the money and
in addition to $1,000 held back
until some minor details are fin
ished at the power station, tUe
mayor insisted on Pederson giv
ing him a check for $1,500 to
liold for 15 days, until he makes
personal Investigation of some
things ou which he Is not satis
Pederson will meet with his
bondsmen this afternoon and de
cide whether to accept tne money
tendered or go to court to collect
Mayor Seymour stated In the
council he believed Pederson
was morally entitled to more.
Engineer Rydstrom said there
were two items on which the
council morally owned Pederson
more than It wag paying but that
he had taken simply the legal
end of It in figuring. Had Ped
erson been given what really was
coming to him as a basis of com
mon honesty on these two Items
lie would get about $6,000 more
but he could not collect It legal
ly and the council cut it out.
l'ederson May Accept.
It is expected Pederson will
take what the city haa offered.
"I will bo advise," was the
statement of George Williamson,
his attorney, after the meeting
If he does this makes the whole
Nisqually plant cost $2,065,310.
' lii addition to this there was
nearly $200,000 put into building
and equipment for the sub-station
in this city, making the plant
cost a total of $2,265,000.
Engineer Rydatrom figured it
at $77 a horsepower, which Is
considered extremely low for con
struction of power plants.
"I believe It is the best ant?
cheapest plant per horsepower
ever built in the country," said
SEATTLE, Jan. 29.—Determ
ined to outbid Los Angeles in the
contest for the services of Rev.
M. A. Matthews, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church of this
city, who has received an offer
from the Southern city, 5,000
members of his church here have
banded themselves together to
give him any "support" he asks.
The offer from Los Angeles In
cluded a statement that the con
gregation there was financially
able to carry out any program he
26 ARE DROWNED
HAVRE, France, Jan. 20.
—Twenty-six of the crew of
the German bark Ponganie
are drowned today following
a collision between that ves
sel and the French steamer
Phryne off here.
BROUGHT INTO COURT
IN IRONS, PETER MILLER
' ASKS FOR NEW TRIAL
-'Peter Miller again stepped into
the ray of the . spotlight today
, with motions to quash a dozen of
■ the -13 \ informations ; for perjury
' against -■ him," arguing ' that if lie
f swore , to ' lies % on *■; the V* witness
■ stand,' his whole testimony should
be taken, us a lie —one lie, bat not
'i thirteen.'. ~~J~~- \:^£i*~C~JjX>2!£i fjT*£i
These motions will be heard by
BERTON BRALEY AND J. CAMPBELL CORY PLAN A
FINE LIVELY FEATURE FOR THE TIMES READERS
Berton Braley, the witty poet, whose writing are a feature of the Times, will colaborate with the punchy cartoonist, J. Campbell Cory, for the Times in
a set of human life poem-cartoons, which will be published from time to time as humor mutually strikes them. These two men are at the very top among
the leaders in their respective lines of newspaper work, and readers of the Times may expect a treat. The first of Braley and Cory's efforts will be printed
tomorrow under the title of "The Chewers."
Over the bitter opposition of
Owen Woods, who declared it a
"crazy ordinance, tit for Siberia,
Kii.ssin," the new- dance hall ordi
nance was passed by the council
this morning and is now a law.
It requires all public dance
halls to tie licensed at fees from
$15 to $50.
All dances must close at 12
o'clock unless special permission
has been given by the commis
sioner of safety to keep open un
No minor under 18 will be al
lowed to enter or dance.
No smoking or carrying lighted
ripe, cigar or cigaret will be al
lowed in the ball room.
No one intoxicated may attend
a dance and no liquors may be
taken into the dance hall or on
Strict surveillance must be ex
ercised on all present by the
manager and no "undue familiar
ity" will be allowed in any
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. —Bitter
denunciation by Samuel Gompers
of the American Federation of
Labor of the proposed arbitration
law, marked today's sessions of
the convention of the National
Civic Federatiohn here today.
In the presence of many so
ciety women interested in social
work Gompers dubbed the society
workers "dilettantes and faddists
who go in for sociological and
slumming expeditions and then
walk on the other side of the
street from the people."
TRENTON, N. J., Jan. 39.
—"LaFollette—tlie man who
always knows what he is
This was the tribute paid
here today to Senator Rob
ert M. I ,iil .illii I.- of Wiscon
sin by President-elect Wood
row WllNon following his
declaration last night at At
luntic City that ho favored
progresoivißm, irrespective of
LET WOMEN PUFF
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 29.—
That women should be allowed to
smoke as well as men Is today the
opinion of Rev. William Boyd
Carpenter, bishop of Ripon, Eng
land, expressed In an Interview
Judge Chapman tomorrow with
Miller's motion for a new trial.
As reason for another hearing
'in the charge of burglarizing the
Fred V. Fisher home in Seattle,
of which he was convicted last
week, Miller sets forth that he
was brought to court in irons on
the first day of the trial and that
two of Judge Clifford's instruc
tions to the jury were faulty.
VOL. X. NO. 34.
30c A MONTH.
(By I'nitcd Tress leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. —In the
endeavor to successfully demon
strate his tuberculosis cure and
receive $1,000,000 thereby, Dr.
Frederick Franz Friedniann of
Berlin is to start for America In
a few days' time, according to a
ietter from the physician today
in possession of Charles E. Kin
lay, New York banker, who made
the offer. Friedman must cure
Rex Lee Paris, Finlay'B son-in
law, and several others to get the
For Tacoma and vi
cinity: Rain tonight
Rain west tonight or
Thursday; fair east
tonight and Thurs
day; colder tonight
(l»y X'nited PIW leased Wire.)
OIAMIMA, Jan. Ud.—.Senator
John K. Campbell of Kverett has
today introduced v bill providing
for a constitutional amendment
prohibiting the supreme court
from holding invulid any act
passed by the state legislature.
Campbell began his plans for
the passage of this amendment
two years ago when a member of
the house. At that time he es
sayed its being made part of the
constitution, but the Bupreme
court of Idaho ruled on a similar
case in that state, declaring it
would hold any such act of the
It is asserted now, however,
that if the amendment b» sub
mitted and ratified at the next
general election the court would
have no power to declare it void.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29.—
That the local Knights Templar
attempted to buy back the gold
and diamond studded plate bear
ing an invitation to the late
President McKinley to attend a
reception by the Knights here Jn
1890, from the New York pawn
broker who obtained it from rela
tives of McKinley, wer« prevent
ed because $2,000 was demanded
lor the relic is stated today.
According to Samuel A. Clark,
senior grand warden of the
Knights Templar of California,
the invitation could subsequently
have been secured for $1,000,
but that figure also was consider
ed too high, as the Knights paid
but $750 to have the plate made.
When a main trunk water line
pipe burst about noon today at
Pacific and Jefferson avenue, John
Kelly, a teamster, was struck
over the eye by a piece of flying
I Ipe, his Injury being so serious
that he wag removed to the St.
Several yirds of. pavement
were torn up by "ihe force ot tTi£
water when the pipe broke. A
stream four feet in diameter shot
into the air 35 feet high, blockad
ing the street and stopping street
For half an hour t%e noonday
throng watched the geyser, while
all haste waa being made by the
water department to "top JUie
flow of water. r--
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29,1913.
HELEN GOULD'S FIRST PHOTO AS A MRS.
Special photograph of Mrs. linley .1. Sliepard and her luisliaml, taken day after the wedding.
No protographs were allowed at the Clould wedding, but realising that » great ninny |>cople would
like to see her as siie looked'in her wedding gown, Mm. Klicpard culled in Photographer Falk the
following day mid she and her hushajid posed for the above picture. Tin- Times was one of the
newspapers of Americ-u which mii* < «-.lt-,| in purchasing a print off the negutive and we present the
,rln>in.^i';i|ili to nur readers as niimc. >
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
VIENNA, Jan. 29.—As the result of a prac
tical joke played upon him by an actor, a fellow
patient in the hospital at Grosswardein, Hun
gary, a prosperous farmer of that community, is
under arrest for murder. The actor, who was
convalescing, dressed up as a priest and heard
the sick farmer's confession. To his astonish
ment, the man confessed to having murdered
one of his farmhands some years ago.
TACOMA SCOTS REMEMBER
THEIR POET, BOBBY BURNS
With poetry and song and;
dancing the memory of Robert*
Burns was revived last night by
Tacoma Scots with a concert to
oelebrate his 154 th birth anni
versary at Masonic temple.
A. S. Drummond, chairman,)
delivered a glowing tribute to the ;
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Jan. 2k— Taking his life in
his hands, a desperate burglar looted the home
of Officer Fay Edwards, one of Seattle's police
womeji, of jewelry valued at $500, and is today
spending the proceeds. Officers at the central
station are not making any special effort, to
locate this thief, as it is the general opinion that
a man so up against it that he would tackle the
home of a policewoman would think nothing of
killing off half the male members of the force.
Scotch poet, whom he declared
the poet of naure, who immor
talised In verse the little and
c«aiinonpluce things of life.
The highland fling by Misses
Aiuiiv and Helen Cameron and
Annie Conley made a decided bit
with the audience and the entire
program was one of real merit.
(By United Tress Leaned Wire.)
OLYMPIA, Jan. 29.—Speaker
Taylor's committee appointed to
look into the charges made last
week by Representative Houser
that a monopoly existed in tlie
Seattle waterfront and other
cities in the Northwest, that ttie
state owned large areas of the
waterfront which has been Il
legally turned over to private
concerns, and that the Seattle
docks charged exorbitant rates,
is today examining witnesses, the
nature of whose testimony will
decide whether a special board
will be appointed to make a
Five witnesses were examined
yesterday, among whom were
Krastits Brainard, former editor
of the Seattle P.-1., Sam Bridges,
former clerk of the federal court;
E. W. Ross, former land com
missioner: Justice Stephen Chad
wick and 0. 0. Calderhead, sta
tistician and rate expert of the
public service commission.
Bralnard, the first witness, be-
Heved that the establishment of
the harbor lines was legally ac
complished because everything:
was done according to official ap
proval, the plans having been en
dorsed by the secretary of war
at the time.
The testimony of the other four
was purely technical.
(Ity United Press Leased Wlw.)
MITLVANE, Kan., Jan. 29. —
While playing "Indian" with a. .22
cmlibre rifle, Clyde Eck, 9, shot
his brother, .Veal, 12. and the lat
ter is dead here today.
THE good women of San Fran
cisco are going to recall a
judge who made it possible
for a trafficker in young girls to
make his escape from punishment.
Read about them on page four today.
(By I'nited Press l.i-nst-il Wire.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29.—
Thrilling details of slashing fight
ing in the Philippines in which
more than 100 Moros have been
slain and hundrtids wounded dur
ing the past few days, were receiv
ed here today by the war depart
ment from Gen. Pershlng, who is
at the head of the American ex
Pershing's cable says that in
yesterday's engagement, J. H.
Hara of the Eighth cavalry, was
killed and Corporal Joseph Ba-
On the Job;
Since the licftiiiii:iiK of the
new year, iniiriiiiK«*s in
J'lerce comity have noticahly
depreciated in ihiiiilmt. Jus
tice Evans, WhoM , average
liming I1M1! for .joining hap
py couples whs one couple a
dii.v, lias officiated at but
three weddings since Janu-
His first wedding in two
weeks look place late Tues
day afternoon when Col. M.
Pride of Wendenll, Idaho,
Hud .Miss Adah * I toilers of
O]yin|iia rushed to his sanc
tum with a license from
County Auditor \Vndsw»»rth.
What's the reason?
Answer: 1012 was leap
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Jan. 29. -- Mrs.
Mary H. Kelly will take office as
bailiff of the police court here on
February 1, she having been ap
pointed to that position by Chief
Bannick. She has considerable
experience in police work during
the past 20 years, being the nrßt
woman bailiff in the state.
(By United l'reas Leased Wire.)
NKW YORK, Jan. 29.—M:»s
I"oIn LaFollette, daughter of Sen
ator Robert M. LaFollette of Wis
consin, and Miss Maude Young
er, a San Francisco labor worker,
are working bard in the Interests
of the sttkers. Laic yesterday
Miits LaFollette led a parade of
girl plcketß but escaped arrest
when nine of the marchers, in
cluding Miss Younger, were fined
Although Miss Younger Insist
ed she had nothing to do with ttie
parade and was corroborated by
Miss LaFollettc. the magistrate
refused to remit the fine.
J. < \ Ml'li! 1.1, GORY.
gala and Privates Clarence Un
derwood, Roy Keller, Robert
Tracy and Sylvester Young of the
same regiment, were dangerously
In the fortress, after the flag
went up, huge piles of dead and
dying Moros were found who bad
gone down undnr the sabres of the
There are now three companies
of Philippine wonts, a large force
of native constabulary, two com
panies of field artillery and sev
eral hundred American infantry
and cavalry now in or near Jolo.
(Bf Inited Press Leased Wire.)
BEL.LINOHAM, Jan. 29. —
Judge Harden'a court, where four
Seattle bankers arc on trial fop
conspiracy, was rife with excite
ment this morning when state's
witness, W. E. Schricker, the
bankrupt LaConnor banker, dra
matically leaped to his feet and
•irked permission to make a state
This followed Prosecutor Braw
ley's reply to Insinuations of At
torneys Hughes and Fulton, for
the defense. In which he em
pbtttcally denied he had spoken
to Schrlcker since adjournment
of court last night. Without
waiting for p«■miissinn to be
granted him, Schiicker cried out:
"Mr. Brawley did speak to me
yesterday. He called me into t lie
judge's private office.""
'"When was that?" Brawley
"In the morning, about 9: IB."
"But not after adjournment of
court last night?"
Schrlcker had been detailing,
in answer to Assistant Prosecu
tor Corrigan'B questions, a con
versation on March 11, 1912, be-
Iween himself and President An
drews, cashier Ankeney and Dan
iel Kelleher, attorney and direc
tor of the Seattle National bank.
The Schricker bank closed April
NO HOPE TO
(H.v liil.d rrp»s leaned Wire.)
NBW YORK, Jan. 29.—Hop»
of an immediate settlement of
.he New York Rarment workers'
btrike was abandoned today when
some of the clothing manufactur-
X fused to abide by the terms,
d upon by representatives of
the employers and employes. The
agreement provided that tl»
Btrlkerg were to return to work
immediately with increased wage*
pending arbitration of their dif
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