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BARNES AND T. R. GET SQUARED AWAY
The Truth About "Twilight Sleep" I
MIR4CLE OF PAINLESS CHILDBIRTH
Tomorrow's Paper to Tell About It
Childbirth without a pang! Motherhood without tho agony.
The answer of science to woman's ancient try for relief in the hour of
Maternity with remarkable conservation of the general nerve forces
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special articles writ
ten by Dr. Francis B. Wakefield of San Francisco, a conceded authority
on the scopolamin treatment.
Scopolamin, its effects, the methods of administering it, and what
may be hoped for from "Twilight Bleep" in general practice, is discussed
in a readily understood way by Dr. Wakefield.
He has treated 70 scopolamin maternity cases in his hospital without
a single failure; is a member of the American Gynecological Society; is in
-close touch with the Freiburg clinic in Germany and many hospitals ad
ministering ''Twilight Sleep" in America, and has a high professional
The first article will deal with the experiences of a woman who went
through the "Twilight Sleep" and the difference between a birth under
that treatment and under the old way. Then will follow the first of Dr.
Wakefield's articles on the drug, how it is administered, its effect and
These articles are of vital interest to women. The first is to appear to
PARIS, April 20.—"This is no
time even to suggest peace talk.
A stoppage of war now would
benefit only Germany. The allies
assumed the task of crushing
Prussian militarism, and must re
fuse to be diverted."
This is tbe word given out by
Col. E. M. House of New York
personal friend of President Wil
Because of various stories that
his visit to Europe was a peace
mission for the American admin
istration, high officials visited
House informed them bluntly
but courteously that if he deslrod
to Initiate peace this was not the
time to make proposals.
He told them the mission was
worse than useless.
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While your children
are learning at school
don't fail to teach
them hahits of thrift
and economy at home.
. Encourage them to
bank their nicklcs and
pennies. An account
in the Puget Sound
State Bank is an ed :
ucation in busineHs
methods and system
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I MONTH VOL. XII. NO, 104. TACOMA. WASH., TUESDAY, A PHIL 20, 1915. [ EM-TON |
BY i;i> KEEN.
LONDON, April 20. — After
months of waiting and trench
fighting, the British "spring
drive" in France and Belgium Is
now a reality.
From a point near the Belgian
sea coast, southeastward to the
vicinity of Lille, Kitchener's army
is forcing Germany's back.
The center of tho attack is
Bast Ypre.s, where heavy fighting
Already the capture of Import
ant height known as hill 00 is re
ported by Field Marshal French.
With fresh British troops ar
rived at the front, the main Hr t
lsh army is believed to be attack
ing a line running northward of
the region of Ypres to a pol'it
It is accepted that the present
movement is the beginning of an
attempt to reclaim Belgium.
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ROMK, April 20.—Italy's
last word to Austria, expect
ed to take the form of an
ultlmatum, may come at any
The nation Is ready for
war. Kven tlie pro-Austria
party has lost hope. It Is
accepted that the government
Is marking time until the se
lected time shall arrive.
So certain is officialdom that
the conflict cannot be long post
poned, that the Austrian ambas
sador has wired his brother to
prepare his Innsbruck villa for
The Austrian envoy. It Is de
clared, fully expects developments
in the near future which will re
sult ln the Italian government's
handing him his passports.
On the frontier tho greatest
activity Is ln evidence. Austria
has massed enormous forces on
its southern borders.
Principals In Dramatic Political Trial On Today
THfe TWO UK. 1 K.IKKS IX TIIK I.IHKfi SI IT—T. 11. AMI BARN**.
Aroused to action by re
reut exposures concerning
Tiu-oms's milk supply, tls.?
Pierce Count) Medical socie
ty will bold a special meeting
tonight to Investigate milk
and dairy conditions.
Dr. H. A. Wall, city health
officer, has been summoned
to read a paper on "Methods
Kniployed In Improving the
Milk Supply of Tucoiiiii."
City Milk Inspector K. A.
Hut ton has been asked to an
swer whatever questions tho
physicians wish to ask .him,
and l»r. VV. D. Oarratt, assist
ant state veterinarian, of
Puyallup, who has been ac
tive in cleaning up coudltons,
has been railed to speak.
Oarratt and Button will be, put
on the floor together to debate
the question of enforcement of
tubercular milk laws in Tacoina.
Oarratt probably will repeat- bis
charges that tbe city health de
partment Is lax in enforcing .pure
milk laws, and Dr. Button will de
fend tbe city. ■; .
"We are naturally Interested In
the milk situation, both as citi
zens and as physlciaus," said Or.
William B. McCreery, chalrmac
of the program committee of the
medical society, today.
"We want information regard
ing the city's methods of attempt
ing to keep the milk supply: euro.
This exposure regarding the milk
has opened everyone's eyes, :nd
we want the city to tell .what it
Dr. Button today declared that
he would be glad to answer all
questions regarding tubercular
milk, diseased cattle, segregation
of cattle, and enforcement of
"It is a fact," he admi'.ted.
"that I have not inspected all the
dairies as frequently as they
should have been Inspected; But
it is a physical Impossibility tor
me to do it. lam employed on
half-time by the city of Tacoma,
and I have no time to make a
weekly or semi-weekly vjstt to air
of Ihe hundreds of dairies tribu
tary to Tacoma.
Or. Wall I'ii-|ihi int.
"For the same reasons, I have
not exaiuiued the dairies that 1
recently posted as 'not recom
mended.' As soon as I can get to
them, 1 will give them an *xan>
ißation, and If they have compiled
Witli the law, I will nut them on
the 'recommended' list."
for. Wall spent all morning to
may dictating the pHper that he
GREENE HAS NEW
Now comes XI. O. Greene, a
Tacoma traveling man, with a
new idea on summer publicity
Greene, who has been forced
to Miilt "the road" temporarily
because of illness, offers his ser
vlce-for a month, to the city of
Tacn.n.i. ln the Interest of boost
ing Tacoma to the tourists.
"I will offer to act as a city
guide for a period of oue month,"
said Greene today. "1 will meet
trains and steamers, make ac
quaintances with ioiirists, and
show them the hospitality of Ta
coma by guiding them about,
showing them the objects of in
terest, and giving them a genu
ine 'glad hand.' "
Greene makes his offer In the
hope that he can interest the Ta
coma Commercial Club's publicity
committee in a real publicity
Wants Stadium Stmt.
"Instead of spending a lot of
money on foolish publicity, let's
prepare to show a good time to
the thousands of tourists who
will visit Tacoma this season,"
suggests the traveling man
"It would be cheap advertising
if the Commercial Club would hire
IT'LL BE IN THE PINKI
Get tlie Pink tonight!
F.vsryone in Tacoma wants to know how the Tfgers come
out in their opening contest this afternoon with _ie Seattle
Giants.' On the opening game we can figure the ability of our
home team, and guess whether we have a chance for the pennant.
Tbe Pink, published right after the game, will be the only
Tarooia paper telling of the game. Times' sport writers will at
tend the Seattle game, and report accurately every play.
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will read at tonight's meeting.
"I am glad that the physicians,
as a body, have taken an inter
est in the fight Rgulnst tubercular
milk," said Or. Wall. "With their
co-operation, we will be Just that
jnuch better able to force t*M
dairymen to come into line.
"Already, with two weeks'
fight, the milk supply Is showing
vast improvements, and I don't
think the dairymen can say that
they are oppressed or injured by
the crusade, either."
a group of guides to do this work.
Incidentally, we ought to have a
Stadium show this year. People
all over the country have heard
of our Stadium, and we ought to
have something in the big open
air theater to show them when
they come. 1 believe in booming
Tacoma at honfc. We'll get the
crowds here, this year, and we
ought to do something to mnke
them remember Tacoma, and to
«> RKCOIID HEROISM <s>
<S> LONDON, April 20.—Tlie <S>
• heroism of volunteer rrews *
* of two British patrol boats <*>
••- which ttteamed Into the Har- <3>
m dandles and destroyed the *s>
• Mil .marine K-15 Hist It -might •*
m not fall into the hands of the <*■
-•' Turks is recorded by the ad- •$>
* mil all). £>
Clearings $ 333,436.60
Balances 5 1.0 A3.31
For Tacoma: Fair tonight and
State: Same. x
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Count another rictoi*y for
Tills time it's tile capital
of tlie state, Olympia. Pu
ller the awanl of a Jury In
Superior Judge Clifford's
court today, the city will
take over the water plant of
the private company there
It Is likely that the company
will appeal this to the supreme
court, for delay If for no other
reason, but during the trial the
attorneys for the company repeat
edly said that they realized It was
entirely improbable the Bupreme
court would reverse the lower
court on a matter of the size of
award, which was the sole ques
People Pay on g_OO,OOO Basis.
During the trial, some Interest
ing facts on private ownership
were brought out. One was that
the private company valued Its
plant at from $100,000 to $190,
--000, and that the plant had paid
an income to its owners on a basis
Yet the true value, as set by
the'jury, is only 40 per cent of
The Jury took almost the Iden
tical value of the plant as was set
on it by W. R. Roberts, former
state highway commissioner. Only
one juror dissented. He thought
the plant was worth $100,000.
Only 10 jurors were needed to
reach a verdict, however.
The water company fight has
been the center of Olympia politics
for years, and the present execu
tive. Mayor Mottman, has been
elected and re-elected on a plat
form to take over the plant and
CHICAGO, April 20—Orders
for $3,000,000 worth of equip
ment are to be placed by the Chi
cago * Northwestern Railway Co.
Included in the orders is a put
chare of ,000 steel box ?ars and
50 steel passenger cars.
SYRACI SR, N. y„ April
ISO.—A bitter excoriation of
Col. Roosevelt this afternooa
featured the speech of tAtor
ney \\ ill lam fwns, of counsel
for William Itarnea la hi* li
bel suit against, tlie ex-pit-si
He <!«« Ist .-<l that the course
of Roosevelt had Issen lnspir>
ed by |H>rs«ual spite because
Hame* bad op.xuied blm for
tlie chairmanship of the New
York state convention Iv
1010. Kver since that dats,
dot-lured ivlns, Koosevelt had
pursued a studied course of
bitter and violent assault on
Counsel for Koosevelt respond
ed that the utterances of the ex
president were not personal, but
would have been mads against
any man had he occupied the
position which names did. They
said his actions had been prompt
ed solely by his desire for clean
government and good clti/.euship.
Admits T. It. Prestige.
A peculiar feature of the trial
was the statement by Barnes' at
torney's that Roosevelt's very
good character was an additional
reason for their client to recover
damages, becausa or the great
force which attached to what
"Koosevelt," asserted Ivlns,
"became the greatest arbiter at
public opinion ever known ln ths
A sen sal urn, politically. was
sprung when Comptroller Travis,
a Barnes political adherent, no
tified Col. Itoosevelt's attorneys
that he could not produce certain
documents which were demanded.
The colonel's attorneys at ouce
demanded of Judge Anderson
that he order their production In
open court. lie did not do this,
but did order that another effort
be made to produce them.
Koosevelt's attorneys said hs
was depending on these docu
ments to prove his assertions of
corruption in mate government,
which he made last fall in ths
anti-Darncs campaign for Hinmaa
Speaks to Collegians.
Roosevelt Is to stick to his de
termination to prove the charges
he made against Barnes, if posri
blo. Ills attorneys made the usual
motion to dismiss yesterday after
noon, on the ground that his crit
icism of Barnes and Murphy was
privileged and without malice.
This was denied, and his after
neys gave notice that he would
therefore go ahead with his plan
of proving the charges.
They said this motion indicat
ed no change of front on the part
of Roosevelt, but was merely a
Students of Syracuse university
serenaded Roosevelt last nlglit.
He talked to them about athle
tics, snd said, that although h*
would not dltcuss his own case,
he wished the Jury could have
been picked from their nimiber.
, Oincipals Ignore Ksrh Other.
! Barnes and the colonel cooly
ignored each other in the ocort
room. Both were Interested in
the conduct of the case particu
larly Col. Roosevelt.
After offlcinls and reporters
had been admitted, there wai
room for less than f>o spectators
in the room. However, they
crowded the corridors outside.
Many of the newspaper men
will be called by ths plaintiff to
prove that certain statements at
tributed to Rouse vert ln tbe news
paper, which Barnes considers R
belous, actually were made by ths
colonel. He claimed that this
libeling had begun as far back at
1910, whim Roosevelt defsated
James 8. Sharmsn. former vice
president, for chairman ef tbe
state republican convention.
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