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ANOTHER scoop ' for the ; : Times.
Today, on 1 the sport page, we
; - print the first pictures in - Ta
coma of the Wolgast-Murphy
twenty round draw in San
Francisco last Saturday . after
noon. The Times was first out
with the fight extra and now
it wins with pictures.
BOND ELECTION FOR CAR LINE
' MEXICO WITH
V. IRON HAND
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Feb. 25.—
f United Press today received the
■'following dispatch from Provi
: slonnl President Huerta of Mexi
j "Mexico City is In perfect or
der. The entire country, without
, exception, accepts the new con
' stitutional government which in
tends to restore peace In order to
give nil guarantees given in all
civilized countries. There is ab
solutely no risk of any new dis
orders that could put the lives
. and interests of foreigners in
I danger." .
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
MEXICO CITY Feb. 23. —The
iron handed rule of Provisional
- President Huerta today has Mex
ico City's populace under com
plete subjugation. There is an
under current of resentment
against the killing of former Pres
ident Francisco I. Madero and
\ Vice President Suarez, but no one
. dares voice open disapproval. One
small' newspaper attacked the of
ficial version of the shooting. Its
entire edition was bought by
Huerta's agents and the plant
The acceptance by American
Ambassador Wilson of the gov
ernment's version of the killing
„of Madero and Suarez has re
lieved Americans and other for
eign residents here. They con
sidered it a discreet move by
Wilson to not assist in any popu
Despite Huerta's repressive
I measures, some slight defection
i was reported today in the federal
IjgarrUon here. It was not of a
serious nature, however, and the
government officials have the sit
uation well in dispatch.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
OLYMPIA, Feb. 25. —With
Representative H. E. Foster cast
ing the only dissenting vote, the
( house adopted the bill making ef
fective the initiative and referen
dum amendments to the constitu
tion. The measure is today in
the hands of the senate.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
—..-'DAWSON, Feb. 25.—Federal
- officers are searching today for
the men who destroyed the Gug
genheim or Yukon Gold com
"pany's dredge No. 1 on the Bo
nanza creek with dynamite, just
after midnight. Explosives were
placed in the hull of the $250,
--000 dredge which Is at winter
quarters, tearing out the sides
and wrecking the upper works.
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30c A MONTH. TACOMA, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1913 . HOME EDITION
2 MILLION KNOW HER
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SHE MUST STAY HOME
Fourteen Million Americans spend hours with this girl every
week, but they have never hear d her voice.
Five hundred managers of
moving picture theaters all over
the country are begging to pre
sent this girl!
Two million movie funs all
over America who see representa
tions of her every day in the year
are begging to see tills girl!
She is the only woman in Amer
ica who arouses such universal
She Is Alice Joyce, "Queen of
the Movies." Every movie-mad
mother's son and daughter knows
herand knows her better than
they know any other movie pic
ture player In the world. They
say they must actually see her
AFTER 40 YEARS OF
WEDDED LIFE, TIRES
After nearly forty years of
married life, and with three chil
dren, all over the ages of 21,
Fannie Gamer has procured a
divorce from Louis Gamer, on
charges of cruel and inhuman
treatment, desertion, failure to
support, and Intoxication.
The plaintiff is 55 years of age,
A SANE ANSWERS TO A
A FOOLISH QUESTIONS A
My teeth chatter In my sleep.
How can I prevent • it?-—Carl
Why try.to prevent the chat
tering? It is quite an accom
plishment. And besides, what do
you care if they eh-ilter, so long
as you don't know it? By the
way, how do you know they chat
ter? ■ '
My collar is bo tight that every
thing . I swallow makes a groove
in my collar button.! What shall
I do? —B.
The trouble can be easily
avoided. Wear a collar button
that has no back to .it..:
I am building a new house, and
cannot decide upon what kind of
wood in finishing the dining room.
What would you suggest?—C. H.
McL. . • ".. ...; • - , - I,
'Ash, of course. English joke.)
. What kind of dessert Is best for
the complexion?—L. M.
' Cold cream pie Is as good as
Where is the best place to
wear a 10 carat diamond?—R. L.
• At home. . \ T~AI
CONSTATINOPLE, Feb;; 25.—
An unconfirmed dispatch received
here\today, reports : the death 'of
former Grand I Vizier Klamil : Pas
ha at. Alexandria, Egypt. Death
was ' due, 7, the , dispatch - ■ said; to
apoplexy. * - , '.*;-"«- l.V # ."
But they can't. Miss Joyce is
needed to pose for moving pic
tures. Every minute of her day
is taken. Every second clicked
off her working-watch is worth
hundreds of dollars to her em
ployers. So the "Queen of the
Movies" will stay at home.
But the Times is going to in
troduce you to Miss Joyce never
Our staff photographer lias just
secured six different poses of this
beautiful maiden. She is seen
bathing, musing,' May-walking,
posing, singing and matineeing.
You will see them all. Hi-re is
'her first picture.
and has a paralyzed left arm,
which incapacitates her. The de
fendant, Louis Gamer, is 63. The
couple were married in Chicago
December 22, 1875.
In the decree of divorce grant
ed by Judge Card the plaintiff
receives $10 a month alimony,
attorney's fees, and most of the
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 23.
The income • tav ■ amendment
went into effect at noon today by
formal proclamation issued by
Secretary of State Knox. This is
the flrst constitutional amend
ment enacted since the abolition
TRIED TO BRIBE
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
"BISMARCK, N. D., Feb. 25. —
B. J. Ness, an alleged represen
tative of the . Copenhagen Snuff
company and the American To
bacco company, was arrested;here
today and charged with attempt
ing to bribe A. G. Divot and L. L.
Twltchell, members of the state
legislature,' "-■?;»;- -1"-'- - ":>"
A :■■ '- - - A
A USES PARCEL POST " - A
A •■-.-*. FOR GOLD BRICKS ♦
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A (United Press Leased Wire.) ♦
A j BAKER CITY, Ore.,' Feb. A
A. 25. —The Union Companion - A
A i mine at Cornucopia, . Ore., is . ♦
A today . using - the parcel -j post A
A for shipping real gold bricks A
A to the ■ company's headquar- A
A ters at: Walla Walla. - .The .A
A officials claim they find the A
Anew; way ; cheaper and just A
A as - satisfactory - as - shipping A
A by express. ..;."- " •■*•• '..«"♦
LAWSON HAD IT
OUT HE DIDN'T
KNOW HE DID
AND THAT SOLVES THE MVS
TEHV OF THE DISAPPEAR.
ANCE OF OWEN WOODS'
$410,000 WHICH HAD BEEN
DISTURBING THAT OFFI
CIAL FOR FORTY-EIGHT
HOURS — CONTROLLER
The question, who got Owen
Woods' $(10,000, is answered.
Nick Lawson has it.
Woods did not s|M-ml within
$(10,000 of his allowance by the
budget of 1012. When he came
to get the money the other day
to spend he discovered it was not
in the city strongbox. Somebody
had been there first. Owen could
not make it out,
Freeland insisted he did not
have it, the mayor admitted he
might have a little off the end
of the pile, but not much; Mills
complained that $6,000 of his was
gone, too, so he was not guilty,
so the controller was called on to
tell where that $60,000 paid in
by the people for Owen Woods to
spend had gone.
Meads showed that Lawson was
on hand regularly every month to
collect his water and light bills
from the city. The general fund
paid him $58,572 for water and
$87,179 for light, making $145,
--752 in all. After Nick got this
money he slipped off and never
heard the city dunning him to pay
his interest bills. The water and
light departments are supposed to
pay the interest on the water and
light debt. But Nick wasn't
around when the bond holder
brought In his coupons, so the
money had to be taken from the
general fund, all but a measly lit
tle $68,625. Here was a $45,000
grab to start with, but that was
not the worst of It. The light
department even got $11,000 extra
on top of this.
This just about made up the
$60,000 Woods is lamenting over.
And the funny thing about it
all is Lawson never knew he had
it. And he has been imagining
his water and light departments
were pretty near keeping the
whole city up.
Attacked in broad daylight and
robbed of $:',;! is the story told
the. police early today by J. B.
Mitchell of Rainier Valley, who
arrived here this morning from
Seattle on the 7 o'clock boat.
According to the police Mitch
ell says he met a couple of strang
ers on the steamer who became
quite friendly, and after landing
says he - was then enticed to an
alley In the Milwaukee shops
where the men attacked him.
While one used the jlu jitsu
method of holding him the other
went through his pockets and
robbed him of all the cash he had,
$33. They left him rolling on
the ground. : , :
Mitchell reported the matter to
the police immediately and with
a good description of the men the
authorities are searching the: city
for the assailants today.
Mitchell is an engineer about
40 years of age. ,'
MUST BE TRIED
SEATTLE. Feb. 25.—Officials
of the Northwest Coal Company
must stand trial in the . govern
ment's suit to recover: $168,000
for alleged frauds in the sale and
delivery of coal to the several
military reservations in Alaska.
TO PROBE THAW
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 25
Victim of a self Inflicted bullet
wound, made supposedly with
suicidal Intent, Mrs. : Laura' B.
Lee, wife of a descendant of Gen
eral Robert E. Lee, is dead here
today. ••-*■-'£Y :" ; 9£&.
(By United ; Press Leased Wire.)
.■<■ DALLAS, '.., Tex.. A Feb. 28.—
Under.; direct ">■ orders from ; - At
torney :A General -. Wickersham,'
United . States « District Attorney
Atwell today dismissed ' the - fed
eral ' indictments. returned against
John D.'«£ Archbold J ft and 'A three
other Standard' Oil J magnates ' for
alleged violations >of the X, Sher
man" anti-trust law.
FOR 616 AD
PLAN BIG THINGS FOR AN
NUAL DINNER IN COMMER
CIAL CLUB THIS EVENING —
SEVERAL PROMINENT MEN
TO ADDRESS GATHERING.
Better get your ticket at once
for that Ad club anniversary
banquet at the Commercial club
tonight, for the limit is 2«>o, and
since It has been whispered
around a little that the club is
going to spring something the de
mand for seats promises to be
The Ad club always cuts some
capers not looked for, and the
banqueters will not be disap
pointed at this first anniversary
Aside from the hilarity of the
occasion there will be real oratory.
G. F. Vredenburg of Seattle,
Joseph Blethen, Seattle, and Al
bert Clark, Portland, will be on
for the dissemination of chunks of
wisdom. Garret Fisher, George
Scofleld and Ralph Clark will up
hold the local end.
But ln addition to these fea
tures there will be some dire
things happen to various members
of the club and certain prominent
citizens. It is going to be lively
and worth while witnessing.
(By United Press Leased Wire.l
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 25.
—The final testimony ' In the
house committee's investigation
of the money trust was taken
here : today. The evidence was
DRESS your charac
ter and not your
body is advice of
Nazimova, famous Rus
sian actress now appear
ing in "Bella Donna" in
NEW YORK, Feb. 25. — "Dress
your characternot your figure,"
says Alia Nazlinova, in an inter
view today. The Russian actress
is playing leading role in "Bella
Donna" at her own theater and
is making the real New York hit.
"What I said is the first rule
for the woman who would be
well gowned," she added. "It is
not likely to be followed by very
many women because It requires
much thought to think out.your
clothes. And it is easier to spend
money than brain force."
"The many things to remember
are the time, place and the cir
cumstances of your wearing.
• "One of the reasons we see so
many ill-dressed women is that
they' buy things because they
look, pretty' as displaced in the
stores and then they wear them
i Or no other reason than that
*"Eyery woman's dre3s- IS more
or less symbolic of ncr nature,
and she tells oftimes more about
her real self than she thinks!
."For instance, the woman who
wears ANYTHING at all because
she thinks it is stylish is very apt
to' be pleasure-loving, luxurious,
and lasy. .y. . .
"- .."The woman who always wears
a style just as it has become so
popular that it is being dropped
by : the most . fashionable."
i i .
(By' United Press Leased Wire.)
BELGRADE, Feb. 2 s.—Re
treat of the Bulgarian forces in
vesting the - Cbatal ja' lines ' is re
ported here in messages from the
front today. V-\ -
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(By} United Press ) lieased \ Wire.)
V; SEATTLE;" Feb. 25. —America's
biggest dry dock, at the Bremerton
navy yard, costing $2,000,000. will.
be abdicated Saturday in full mili
tary and civic glory. A ; :-.-' - ,"-.' -,|
PEOPLE WILL NOW HAVE CHANCE
TO VOTE FOR MUNICIPAL STREET
CAR LINE AT POLLS THIS SPRING
FIGHTING CIVIL WAR
OVER AGAIN BUT IT'S
WHITE SLAVERY NOW
That's what Mrs. Pankliui-st told Corres|Kindent Shop
herd when he asked her to explain to American women why
English suffragettes are blowing up houses and burning down
BY W. G. SHEPHERD.
LONBON, England, Feb. ii.". —"Tel! the women of America
that we arc doing the same thing American men did way back In
'7«, when they threw the English tea into the ostein harbor and
rebelled against Knglish rule.
"Tell them we are lighting, too, the same battle (hat was
fought out In the American Civil war—the question of slavery.
Only our battle is the battle of white slavery, not the battle of
This is what Mrs. Emmellne'
Pankhurst told me today when
I went to her and asked her to
explain to American women why
the English suffragettes are
land is terrible and it is distinctly
buildings and committing every
thing short of murder and sud
den death in their effort to gain
"The American women, Mrs.
Pankhurst," 1 said, "cannot un
derstand such tactics. •". All they
do is to make speeches and cross
country hikes and already they
have converted ' several states to
"Our condition here is much
more desperate," replied Mrs.
Pankhurst. "The pass to which
white slavery has come in Eng
land is terrible and it is distinctly
to, the women to put an end to
itA REAL END. That is why
we are going to such extremes to
get the ballot.' For once we get
the ballot we will stop white
slavery forever — and save our
race! .. .
"The government, It .Is
true, has taken to flogging
men who live .from the pro
ceeds of women, hut we be
lieve IT IS BETTER -TO*-
FLOG THE MEN WHO PAT
RONIZE THESE WOMEN! •
"And who known but what j
we will flog these men yet?!
"We are now in the - most
desperate battle of all times
-—the' battle of the sexes— j
and, we have 1 only Just be
gun!" , -. /,
"Tell American women that we
have only lust started.
" "Tell . the woman of America
that 'If she f wants ", to ! avoid. such.
scenes In the future In j her own
country she had better begin " now I
in her . own j home jto \ let ' her hus- 1
band know that she I wants, and
will have,-, at : any price | the - vote
and— HER I RIGHTS AS A ' HU
MAN BEING!" ,J '
S OLYMPIA, V Feb. .25.— is
practically certain today that the
Vancouver-Portland y bridge ap
propriation of i $500,000 will be
passed sby the | bouse. '.' ----. }
FIRST article by $10,000 chef for
woman readers of . the < Times
. dealing on the subject of cook
ing cheap meat so that It will
taste a great deal better than
the ordinarily cooked expensive
cuts on the woman's page today
VKRNOX, Tex., Feb. 25 John
ileal Knead, millionaire banker of
Amarillo, 'lev., mis acquitted here
today of the nuclei of Al Itoyce,
jr. The jury was out hut 55 min
utes. Royce and Mrs. Snead
eloped to Canada several months
ago and Ifciyc-e was shot down
shortly after his return home.
Snead recently was also acquit
ted of the murder of Col. .Al
llo) sr., whom he shot down in
a Fort Worth hotel following nn
argument over his • son's elope
ment with Mrs. Snead.
TWO DIE IN
■ SYDNEY, N. 8. W., Feb. 25.—
Two members of Maw-son's ant
arctic, scientific expedition—Lieu
tenant. I mils, an Englishman, and
Dr. Mit/.. a Swiss—have perished
from - cold in Wilkesland, and
others • have suffered privations,'
according to - a wireless message
received here today from Adelie.
All except . Dr. Men and Inula
have arrived at Adelie, too late to
catch the steamer Aurora, the lust
sieam'er of he season. I Tho party
will camp . near . Adelie - until
spring. ■ '•.■-'' . - .... ;
The Mawson expedition sailed
from Sydney December 19, 1911.
' : Before sailing on the last trip
of the season, the Aurora picked
up all members of the expedition
except Mawsou and six compan
ions. " »'y 'y - :f ,- :j,
SEATTLE, . Feb." 25.—The fa
mous old United States frigate
Nipstc, which for ; years S has ' been
used ias I a • prison ship 'at j Bremer
ton ; navy yard, Is to . become a sal-}'
mon cannery boat - " -'I;,*
MANY OTHER MUNICIPAL
SHOULD BIG BOND ISSUE
CARRYCITY OWNED STOR
AGE PLANT AND STREET
IMPROVEMENT AMONG THE
The people will gel a chance to
j vote on the municipal street rail
way tills spring.
| No time has been set by (he
' commission for (he election, but
it will probnhly be toward May
!or June. Commissioner Woods in
j his bond budget provides for a
i complete system with cars and all
I equipment for city ownership and
I o|ieiatioii. The estimate talis for
11l addition to municipal street
j railway, (he city will also get •
, chance to vote on the municipal
cold storage- plant, which the leg
islature has just granted the city
the right to put In and operate.
What amount this will call for is
I not, yet decided as (he figures
; have not been completed by the
| A third municipal enterprise-1
will be the municipal farm. This
will probably not call for more
than $10,000 or $15,000 at the
most, as Commissioner Mills ex
pects to buy the farm on such a
basis as will not require the full
payment at the start and the
buildings will mostly be erected
by the prisoners. It will later be
used for a garbage reduction
plant and other municipal ser
Besides these new municipal
projects that will prove more or
less money-producers, the com
mission has a call from Woods for
paving and sewer bonds amount
ing to $212,000.
How much of this will be put
before- the people has not yet
been decided upon.
MILLS IN ROLE
When Greek meets Greek
there may be bloody noses, hut
there was more than that this
morning when Commissioner
Mills came along.
Nick Tukus, Tacoma Shine par
lor proprietor, and Peter Meckels, :
cigar store porter, fell out In '
front of the Annex barber' shop
on Commerce street this morn
There was a scuffle, then
Greek met Greek In the arena. I
Down went Nick with a swat on
the jaw and blood flowed. Down "
went Peter with a smash.in the
mouth and more gore. ■ It was '..
give and take such as would have "
delighted the hearts of the old
Grecian spectators In an ampl-
Iheatre. It seemed to be delight
ing half a hundred spectators' on
Commerce street, too. , |
Just - then an automobile
whisked up the street. It con
tained Commissioners Mills and
Woods and Assistant City Attor-'.'.'.
ney Frank Carnahan.
'•The machine stopped and Mills m
hit the ground in a flying leap
and went through that crowd like H
a-, football center. He grabbed •''■'".
Nick in one hand and Peter | ln"Y
the other and the two bedraggled M
and bloody heroes were shaken
up and landed in that auto so!£
quick they did not know what V
had happened. . ?
They were landed ln durance y
vile in due order and | will I tellß
Judge Magill about it later. &S9Sifi
JOHNSON IS SICK
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CHICAGO, Feb. : 25. - — Th«fj!
smuggling case j against 'A Jack
Johnson, the ' negro i pugilist,* was fe
postponed-" today ,on account of fi.
Johnson's Illness, o - date -fr the V
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