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you. It Is on the woman's page today.
\VK HAVR ARRIVKI) at the sea
son of the year when sooth
savers, second-sighters, astrolo
glsts, prophets and seers are
telling what will occur in 1914.
WE Wllafi PUT our forecast of
coming events out today.
THKY ARK BASED on a very re
liable authority, one of the
moat seer, astro, and graftolo
glsts ln the country.
THK CKIaKHRATKH Madame De
IN PRIVATK I.IFK, John Smith,
BHK IS THK great prophetess
who exclaimed, when a certain
hotel wus found ln flame., that
it would burn to the ground.
AM) IIKIt WOHDS came true.
IN 1011 Mil foretold that Do.
cemlier 11, two years later,
would be Christmas day.
HKR WORDS WERE, Indeed,
BO 111111 l CAN BE no question
in regard to her powers.
IN HKGAHI. TO 1014, she fore
casts that it will consist of 12
AND IN ALL probability llflrt
MANY ARK THK strange, weird
and tragic happenings she fore
sees will transpire this year.
TWO OF THK greatest catastro
phes that have ever overtaking
tho world are prophesied by the
THK PRICK OF beer will be
FREE lA'NOH WILIi be abolish
ed lv saloons.
. THOrSAND-l OF PEOPLE who
are suddeuly killed will die im
rORTY WO.MEN will be choked
to death at 4 p. m., June ti.
TRYING TO PIT ON hobble
skirts wrong end to.
RAIN WILL CONTINUE to be
MANY WAVES WILL appear on
the ocean on stormy days.
HI'KRTA AND MEXICO will re
main on the map.
I'NLEHS HIKRTA Is killed.
A FAMOUS FINANCIER will
drop dead while eating lemon
BECAUSE THKRE WILL be real
lemon in It.
WOODEN VESSELS who ram
sharp rocks on foggy nights
during a severe gale are apt to
THERE WILL BE a terrible mur
der —chockfull of gore—in Ta
A CERTAIN GUY will be stabbed,
poison -il, shot, hang, beheaded,
guillotined, cruicifled and
burned to death.
IT WILL BE Tlie Rounder.
REN DOW WILL see every street
car In the city owned by the
WITH MUNICIPAL employes.
AND HEN THE alarm clock will
ALTOGETHER, 1014 looks to
have an exciting year before It.
A BABY BUGGY
Martin Rosely, 4020 East 3
street, reported to the police to
day that thieves had broken into
his home and stolen a baby buggy
and a lady's gold watch.
He'll Keep Off
Charged with having ridden
his motorcycle on tha sidewalk
of 48th street, between I and
Yakima avenue, this morning, P.
W. Mayhaten waa arrested by
Mounted Officer McCallum.
Mrs. Morrison, wife of a N. P.
employe, is the 16th typhoid vic
tim at Centralia.
The Tacoma Times
on,, a I THE ONLY INDEPENDEMT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA I" ZSZZ 1
aw A m . HOME
, MONTH VOL. XI. NO. 13. TACOMA. WASHINGTON, MONDAY, JANUARY .5,1914. | EDITION J
32 LIVES ARE
LOST WHEN BIG
NEW YORK, Jan. H.—That the
American tank steamship Okla
homa wuh sunk in a slorm off
Sandy Hook was reported by
wireless from the Hamburg-
American liner Bavaria, which
rescued the Oklahoma's Cn|>tain
Aldred Guente.- and .-even mem
bers of the crew, but it is believed
the rent who were on Ixiard, num
bering :t_, perished in the storm.
It Is considered certain that the
Oklahoma was the vessel reported
by the Spanish liner Manuel Culvo
last night as being In distress off
Sandy Hook. The Bavaria is
bound from Philadelphia to Bos
ton, but it Is tlKiiight it might put
Into Portland with the survivors.
Seven steamships stood hy,
barely a cable's length Hway, but
were |K>vverless to aid. When Hie
Oklahoma sank before the e,ee
of lookouts on the craft which
surrounded It, the doomed ves
sel broke in two. The after por
tion sank like lead and all per
ished. Hy a mil mil- the fore!
BY BIG STORM
Tari'iun is saturated and get
From Saturday morning until
noon tiiiln> there has been a con
stant domi|Miur of rain. Sunday
It came hui-d, raining 1.20 Inches
ln l-' hours. Ijisi nl K ht it added
.<[."> of un inch, and from rt o'clock
to noon today it ruined .76 of an
inch, making 2.61 of an inch since
All day yesterday the commis
sioner of public works hod a big
gang of men out looking after
sewers. They were unable to gist
rid of surplus water.
In the South l-.ml the low places
are catching it. In many place*
cellars are full of water and It is
reaching up onto the floor.
The Sixth addition sewer that
always gives trouble ln flood
times is overflowing, and the san
itary sewer has been . swamped,
also, trying to carry off the sur
plus which has overflowed into
the manholes In the street.
The sewers are nearly all run
ning full, but they cannot carry
JERSEY COAST DAMAGED
SEABRIGHT, N. J., Jan. 6. —•
A million dollars damage has
been done here alone by the worst
storm that the Jersey coast has
experienced ln 30 years. Pier,
wharves, breakwaters, cottag«"B
and Improvements for 50 miles
up and down the beach have been
smashed by mountainous waves.
The sands are littered with
wreckage. One death, Ellsworth
Cottrell, living alone on Plum
island, is all that has been re-
ported. A wave engulfed his cot
tage. It Is feared that the schoon
er Ruperta has gone down off
Ocean City with Capt. Mathews
and his crew.
All schools are closed and chil-
MOCLIPS IS NO MORE
HOQUIAM. Jan. 5. — Where
Mocllps was there are only moun
tains of waves today. The big
hotel which, with surrounding
cottages, made Mocllps a resort
visited by thousands every sum
mer, waa washed away, and but
for wreckage thrown about by the
COLLISION IN THE FOG
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5.—A
disastrous wreck on the bay was
narrowly avoided this morning In
the heavy fog, when the steamer
Umatilla rammed .the Southern
Pacific ferry Berkeley, crowded
with passengers on the way from
WOODS WILL BE THERE
Commissioner Owen Woods Is
to attend tbe Business Women's
club with his wife as the repre
sentative of the city commission
at a social banquet Thursday
The club sent an Invitation to
the council this morning to be
present when the club welcomes
POLICE DO BIG BUSINESS
Tacoma's police court took ii
over |1,000 ln December, am
tried 239 cases, according to th<
report of Clerk E. J. Hackett
There were 111 convictions, thre.
acquittals, six "dismissals and 1!
who forfeited ball. Of the oasei
putt lloaled, witli clinging to it
eigut men. Xuese ««-..- lescueu.
xue OKlalioiua became uit>
trussed laic buuuay auu sent oui
wireless calls. The Calvo was
first to respond. Soon there!
were seven vesseld on the sceuu.
Sunday night ttte Oklahoma lay
wallowing Helplessly lv tlie sea,
wiiiie circling it were the Calve,
the liner Bavaria, liner Carib
bean, freighter Georgia, and
revenue cutterg Seneca, Ouon-1
Uaga and Uresbam. The ships'
all made attempts to launch lite
boats, hut in the violent gale j
they were smashed against the
big ship's sides. At dawn the
sea grew quieter, but when lt
seemed that but a part of the
Oklahoma was afloat. A small
group of men still remained on
the remaining fragment of deck.
At 8 o'clock they were reached
by a boat from the Bavaria and
rescued. But the stern of the
vessel had disappeared with 3£
away the water fast enough.
At high tide today the tide
flats were backing up and get
ting covered with water. The
Pujgillup river also was getting
on Its fighting clothes and be
ginning to wash the banks and
overflow low places.
The rain disturbed light cir
cuits somewhat this morning. m
A landslide at the Stadium cov
ered the N. P. sidetrack and car
ried down a couple of light poles.
Manager Dean refills tlia#
high water lietwceii Meredith and
Foster < •>«■«fa-llci them t«i aban
don one track this morning on
the Inii-i in ii in line.
<.<iiiiiiilhkl<iiici" Woods re|K»rted
moving picture machine out at
Kern Hill taking pinnies at 84th
and Park avenue this morning,
where water Is flooding every
The weather man gives no en
couragement for relief. The
prognostication is for more rain
full all day today and continuing
dren today aided ln clearing up
the debris. Timbers were piled
high along the waterfront.
Experienced surfinen are of the
opinion that only the wreckage
from the Octagon hotel, and the
smashed cottages prevented the
town's destruction. These were
piled along the beach, broke the
force of the seas, and prevented
the waves from sweeping Inward.
Secretary of War Garrison's
home at Normandle, N. J., was
among those that suffered heavy
damage. Numbers of. cottageH
not actually destroyed have been
undermlnetl and are sure to top
ple over Into the sea if waves rise
again before repairs are made.
waves Mocllps townslde differs ln
no way from the miles of beach.
Cottages went in the .storm six
weeks ago, and the hotel, grad
ually undermined, collapsed some
time Saturday or Sunday. Dur
ing «.he winter months there was
no residents at Mocllps.
Oakland for their day's work in
San Francisco. The Umatilla,
which was leaving for Tacoma,
narrowly missed a head-on colli
sion with the ferry. The glanc
ing blow which she delivered
crumpled eight or ten feet of the
ferry boat's apron.
Miss Nelda Jaeger home.
"I move Commissioner Woods
be delegated to attend," said the
"Nothln' doin\" said Woods.
Mills and Freeland seconded
the mayor's motion, however, and
Woods was duly appointed by
council vote to meet with the
tried 26 were for intoxication, va
grancy 78, disorderly 11, beg
i ging 14, motorcycle speeding 4,
auto speeding 6, gambling 16.
■ carrying concealed, weapons 5, In
sulting females >, short weight on
coal 2, and smoking opium 4.
For Tacoma and vicinity: Bain tonight and Tuesday.
SHE ONLY EARNS
$30,000 A YEAR,
A MEASLY SUM
LOS ANCKI.EH, Cal., Jan. rt.—
laittlei Mary Pickftird is earning
«80,000 a year as a ."movie"
star. A year ago she was earning
910,000 a year. Hhe Is not quite
twenty years old. And yet she
has only just commenced to
HKKAM, she says, of what she
Mary Pickford In the Califor
nia sunshine convalescing and
working at the same time. Not
so very long ago she had a seri
ous operation for appendicitis
and lay at death's door in a New
York hospital. The doctors gave
up hope of saving her. Rut she
made a determined fight for life
and won, just as she has done in
everything else Bhe has tried.
SUIT 111 HIGH
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.—The right,
of the citly of Seattle to assess
taxes on Improvements to lease
holders of tldelands was uttlt-me.l
by the supreme court today. TIIO
courts of Washington had held that
the city could tax buildings, al
though they wore erected on leased
land. The taxpayers appealed, but
the appeal was dismissed by Iho U.
S. supreme court.
U. S. CUTTER
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 6.
—A wireless received from the
revenue cutter Androscoggin to
day reported the cutter aground
at Cove point, Chesapeake bay.
The cutter Apache went to her as*
CHICAGO, Jan. 6. —'Street car
fare to and from water crib" was
an expense item that puzzled the
council's finance committee. The.
water cribs are ln Lake Michigan,
two miles from shore.
THEY'RE ALL TOUGH.
NEW YORK, Jan. 6.—lssael
Marvin, four years old, Is to\jgh.
He was run over by an automo
bile, Jumped up, cried and ran
home. Not a bone was broken.
IRAIN FOR ROUGH TRIP I I
NEW YORK. Jan. 6.—Dr. L. 1
R. Wel-frnlller la rosining seats on
the New Year water wagon by
organizing a Y. M. C. A. class to
get those who will awaar off Into
good physical condition for thu
TODAY'S t laBAIUNGN.
Clearings $ 642,161.99
ARE BLOCKED FROM
Althouh a shift of 856 skilled
V«""kmen, guarded hy 280 tlepu
*tl«'s with sawisl-off shotguns, re
■Vnlvers and clubs, attempted to
•march into the Tacoma smelter
this morning to resume their du
ll*", they were dlscourug<-d in
the!." efforts by a mob of strikers,
'and yov <• up tlie attempt before
violence („'< iirivd. The mmelter
Miimineil shut down today, un«l
the first effort to run It with
sti-iki'-lircakers will lie made to
iiii_lil, when one of tlie blust fur
li.i«<"s will lie smiled.
The skilled workmen gathered
at ".Ist and Pearl streets, bavin};
I'Vn advised yesterday by the lo
cal r-ecretary of the American
SHERIFF ISSUES ORDER
Kollowing the open threat by 1
Sheriff Jinnies,in yesterday that j
his squad of shar|»*hootcrs
would pick off any striker who
at tempted to fire u|mui the plant
sr damage property, a lull oc
curred this morning in the strike
situation at the Tucoina smelter.
11. a ens of .strikebreakers have
been sliip|H"il to the smelter by
s* .11, thus obviating the nc-ceesity
ail passing the picket line*-, and it
i. expected that the big plant will
- \ 1
3 STRIKERS ARRESTED
■ ruptured by deputy sheriffs
nhilc «lis<'barging revolvers wild
ly Pm* the air, it is alleged, .In
tone Mikilirli. Steve Sutlah and
Sum Hlockovvic, striking smelter
einpl«iy«'s, were sent to the coun
ty jail this morning hy Sheriff
,liiinies«iii and held on an «ipen
C'OPPERFIELD, Ore., Jan. 5.
- Pending an investigation of tho
disappearance of the city books,
Colonel Lawson placed Mayor
Stewart nnd deposed Recorder
(Inrk PmMtt arrest at 1 o'clock
this afternoon. The books were
discovered later hidden in a va
caot saloon owned by Clark,
("lark admitted climbing over the
UP TILL NOON
City registration started . off
with a rush Monday morning in
the new registration office next
to the Tacoma Times.
.Up to noon in the four hours
' of registering over 2fH» had sign
ed the pollhooks. They a-umi"
illl> all day and it in believed
tin- first, day will record 000.
; Very few women registered to
day, due. probably to the awfui
vi in hrr. The first woman to
PAPA PUTS ROLLERS
UNDER SON'S WIFE
I NEW YORK, Jan. s.—Time,
June 6, 1111. "1 like your
"And I like yours."
1 June 8: Marriage.
! Dec. I, 1912: Looks not so
likable and the husband depart
1 Dec. 29, 1913: Wife sues for
« New Yorkers were able to
arlte this history of the affairs
ot Thomas Frankltn Manville, jr.,
Son of tbe "asbestos king," on
DOW MAY TAKE ACTION
Criminal prosecution aa a re
sult of the death of Albert Fed
derson, who was rim down by an
automobile Christmas aye and
killed, may result from tbe affi
davit of Mrs. Walter Frost of
Alder, which waa turned over to
the police last week.
'I have not eeen tha afflda
Federation of Labor to resume
work. Their wages have not been
reduced and they only ceased
their work last week because of
the threats of strikers.
A company of united deputies,
numbering 2HO, met the workmen
with orders to escort them to
work. Strikers filled the streets,
lined up on both sidewalks so
that the crowd of non-Interested
workmen could hardly squeezr*
through. When the workin<*n
and dignities started for the smel
ter, they were jostled, shoved off
the sidewalks, and jeered. After
walking a block, the workmen
gave up the effort and luughing
ly vithdrew, mingling freely with
be pra-piireil to run full strength
before the end of the week. All
of the sti-ikclu-eukers are sleeping
und eating inside the high picket
fence that surrounds the plant. It
is believed that n fierce battle
would result should any of the
men try to leave the smelter.
Sheriff Jamleson's threat yes
terday resulted after two ileputy
sheriffs had been Injured in a
scrimmage Saturday night. One
was struck by a ricoohe hullet
and the other was lilt by a rock.
The three strikers were cap
tured afti-r a fleroe straggle ail<
presented a most disheveled and
threatening appearance when
they reached the Jail, Loaded
revolvers were taken from all
three of the prisoners.
partition nnd said he concealed
the books under an old box. He
gave no reason, but said that he
hid the books when he learned
that the militia wim coming Fri
day. Stewart and Clark will be
released at the end of a military
bearing. The town is quiet.
Liquor nnd bar fixures were ready
lor shipment out this afternoon.
register was Mrs. Elizabeth IB'ar
ing of South E street, who was
at the registration office waiting
for the books to open at 8 o'clock.
There will be only 61 days for
legistering for the city election
and the voters will have to come
fast or they will be shut out. It
will require a registration of 500
a day for the whole time to get
the city registration completed.
Five registrars have been put
on by the city clerk for theVork.
their cuffs today.
Reports said "Papa" Manville
offered Miss Florence Ruber, the
chorus girl wire of his son, $50,
--000 soon after the marriage If
she would bring action for di
Whether young Mrs. Manville
is now to get the foO.OOu It* not
In her complaint she alleged
her husband said:
"I will not come back to you.
Papa does not want me to."
vlt as yet," aald Prosecutor Dow
today. "But if the facts are as
I have heard, they tend to show
Jhat we can pretty easily prove
whose machine killed the child. I
will investigate thoroughly, and
if there Is sufficient evidence to
mjake a case, 1 shall cause some
A couple of stiff Mows aad Pelkaar,"
conqueror aad slayer of Luther MeU
went down to defeat at tlie faanda of 4M
boat Smith. By virtue a»f thla ' gloria* 'i.M
victory the Gunboat lays claim to mt ' 1
4r white heavyweight clwunplonahlp of tft) J
I world. The Time* haa a picture et t*kt. *j
I ' latest heavy weight battle on the apor*",- |
1 page today. It shows the knockout. 'J
Of the 872 men employed at
the Tacoma smelter, lt was re
ported that but 30 men were on
the job today. There are 150 men
Inside the plant, more than 100
of them strike-breakers Imported
front Seattle. Three foremen, Gus
.Vlorbui'g, Foreman Tweed aid
Kudolph Johnson, who are inside
ore accompanied by an armei'
guard wherever they go.
The si, Mini workmen at the
HOW SOCIETY DEVELOPED
A MURDEROUS BANDIT!
ccc 9 4 * 9 •* ♦ Mm • ♦ <t> •«• ***
Iteuuii kahle interview with nn unusual criminal who turned
bandit liecuiise society showed him that many live without toll
ing and many toil without living.
Mrs. Arthur Colen, bride who caused capture of Ralph Fariss,
liaiiilil-iuurderer nnd portrait of boy who says he took to crime be
cause society showed him thousands lived without toiling.
LOS ANGFIaKS, Jan. rt.—"l
saw peoph- living without work—
thousands of them, soma- slinking
in alleys and some riding in llm- I
ousines—mid I thought that I,
too, (..ulil put it over; the world
seems full of people who get
Cowering behind bars here,
Ralph Fariss, 24 years old, self
cenfessed lreiidit-inurderer, sub
mits thin aa a key to the chain of
crones which has brought him in
the shadow of tlie gallows.
I hose sinister impulses u|hui
which he acted in the robberies
culminating In the Xl .Monte hold
up where Fariss sliot and killed
Pullman Conductor Montagu*,
flm\e<l from a boyhood saturated
with the poisons of vice.
He was never able to control
these wild impulses.
And they had their roots in the
conviction that "many live with
out • toiling and many toil who
This was In his mind when he
climbed aboard the Richmond
train and the passengers looked
suddenly into the muzzle of hia
"I thought they would all be
scared and none would resist.
The women and the gamblers had
my money. 1 hardly know why
1 held up that train; it all hap
pened ro quickly."
It was In his mind again* — a
mind enslaved by unchecked Im
pulses when he swung aboard
the Southern Palcfic train at Xl
"Why did I shoot?" be repeat-
smelter are not Interested In tha
strike. The only cut in wages
was made In that of the common
laborers, but the strikers, In or*
tier to win their strike, have for
■ iiili kept the other workmen
outside, and have effectually crip
pled Ihe plant. Tlie smelter la
-iii.ii ih-il by a small army of dep
uties, both Inside the plant and
around tlie li'ifft fence that pro
Ed, trembling violently. "I don't
know. It was just Ilka running
away when tbe hanker seized me.
| I In".I not exported resistance. |
f-aw blind with fear and—ahot."
Ralph Fariss is a shivering,
■mailing testimonial that the busi
ness of being one's brother's keep
er Is not a popular one.
From earliest boyhood society
had impressed upon him that tha
• game of life was each man for
himself. If he couldn't stand oa
his own lege, he'd have to fall.
He'd be the one to suffer.
Cigarets, gambling, women and
the wanderlust—to these ha
yielded quickly. He waa having
hard going of lt alone. But It
wasn't the game lo ask assistance,
nor to offer lt. It waa "his owa
"Clever people don't work" -—
more and more he convinced him
self of that. And he had plenty
of supporting evidence.
After th»> Richmond robbery
where he got $160 and gambled
It away, be met the girl he saya
And now all the rotten spore*
of him burst forth hideously, tha
fruit of his crooked, hb. unsuper
vised youth. He killed and so
ciety is in turn clamoring for bis
blood; demanding tha pound of
cure where it had not even givea
an -ounce of prevention.
Young Fariss ia Jnst one «
those who could not "put It over."
Puyallup had 78 births aiH 5t
deaths last year.