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BEGINNING MONDAY MATIM.'I., MARCH 12
Season's Brilliant All-Star Feature Bill
AMERICAN OPERA CO.
Si\ Gifted Artists Including
MME. HESSE SPROTTE
In Suiiiptnuns Scenes From h'avoiite Operas.
"Motor Madness"—Biggest Thrill in Vaudeville
AMOROS AND MtTTiVEY MAMUUMff BROWNING
"At Maxim's" Youthful Virtuoso
-HV. PATKH & CO. HAKRY ROSK
"Solitaire" "AH hy Himself"
BIM.II-: HI'RKK IN <_lAPTI.R IB Og "GLORIA'S ROMANCK"
(lolled l-ri.«« rru-.nl Wire.)
BUENOS AIRES, March 10. —
Peru Is aflame with rebellion o.
a seriousness not realized until to
day when information smuggled
across the border to ovads the
strict government censorship de
tailed the fiercest sort of fighting
ln Lima, the capital, Cuzco, Callao
and Arci|iii|ia, ln whicl. many per
sons had been killed and wounded.
The sou of Admiral Graus of
the Peruvian navy has been assas
Peruvian warships have been
dismantled by ths government to
prevent their seizure by Ihe rebels.
The government house in Lima is
surrounded by a cordon of troops
and it is predicted that the presi
dent vvill resign. ,
There is no information obtain
able here as to the reason of the
SCOTT BENNETT TO
SPEAK ON SUNDAY
"From the Episcopal Church to
Rationalism" will he Hie subject
of an address by loot! Bennott
Sunday afternoon before the Ta
coma nationalist society.
mt. w. v. wi-aii_ |i> rnc tice
Specialist for Men. T 0 TAmmAk
Longest established. Ih, J- ™^
Youi' Particular Ailments.
My foes are very low
and you can pay as able in
weekly or monthly install
ments. Do not let money
matters keep you away.
Call and l.alk it over with
938 1/. Pacific Avenue,
—Hours—o a. m. to B p. m.
dally. I'UTi evening 7toß p. **..
Sunday, 10 a. in. to 1 p. m.
Remember, My New Loca
tion Is 938-V2 Pacific Aye.
A check for $80,000 has been
paid Into the comity treasurer's
office by tha Milwaukee railroad
for 191 C taxes due from the com
pany's holding in pierce county.
Personal taxes will he delin
quent after next Thursday.
BOMB F0 UND
(I ullnl I Tons 1.-xsr-l Wire.)
.'LKVI-LAND, 0.. March 10. —
A bomb containing picrate of am
moulu was found planted in the
waiting room of the I'liion station
It h.is a three loot fuse. De
trt-tlvcs said they were convinced
tliey had thwarted a plan to blow
up the station.
WAS RELATED TO
. COUNT ZEPPELIN
August yon Boeckliu, |.resident
of tlio Washington Minuliicturing
Co. of Tacoma, was distantly re
lated to Count yon Zeppelin, great
(ierinan inventor, whose death
was announced Friday.
■ALU OF HORSED, IIAI.NKSS AND
■BALED HIDS Will be received at
tha office of the <'ity Controller,
ltoom 101, City Mall, up to 10 a. in.,
Wednesday. March 14, 1917, for tbe
following described property ot tbe
City ol T.'i.-oui.i
8 sets double harness.
4 il ii nip wagons. "*■
For tlie convenience of bidders
the horses have been divided Into
groups uf eight, suitable for car
ton.l shipment. Names of horaes and
details of the division may be ob
tain.-fl from the Commissioner of
Horses, harness and wagons may
be Inapeeted st tlio city Barn, cor
ner of Broadway and '_4th streets.
No hlils will be considered unless
accompanied by a certified check
for five per cent of tbe total amount
Tlie Controller reserves the right
to reject any nnd rill bids.
March 9-10. 1917.
LOCAL Improvement District No.
ML—Notice Is hereby slven that
In pursuance of Ordinance No. 4034
of tbe City of Tacoma, a roll has
been placed In my bands for the coi
tion bf Ihe 7th annual Install
ment of tha assessment levied for
improving; Lawrence street from a
point ten (10) feet south of tbe north
line of North 24th Street to a point
five (6) feet south of the north line
of North 30th Street; Warner Street
and t'uget Sound Avenue from tha
proposed paving on Nortli 2<>th Htreet
to a point five (6> feet south of the
North line of North 30th Street.
Said Improvement thai] consist In
grndlnrr said portion? of said streets
to tiie established grade, with road
wins twenty-four ('.'il feet In width,
and In laying down on said road
ways ii pavement of asnhalt on a
concrete base, with brick gutters,
concrete and reinforced concrete
curbs nnd all necessary storm wa
ter drainage: also in altering any
walk, curb or gutter to make same
conform to llnea and grades of new
Improvement, extending all aprons
to curbs, taking up and relaying
Fame where awieaai y.
Said Installment may t.» paid on
or before April 4th. 1917. but
If not paid on or before said date.
added Interest, penally und costs
JAMES C. DRAKE,
Mnreb S-U-l*. 1917
Saturday, March 10, 1917 —T H E TACOMA TIMES— Pag* Five.
TEUTONS WILL DROP DISEASE
GERM BOMBS, SAYS REPORT
MAYOR HT OTLT, GOING TO COURT
111 Gill, Seattle's mayor, snapped as lie left the automobile of Ills secretary, .lames Crehan, at
Ihe federal building, whore lie and others are under trial on bo oze-graft conspiracy elmi-jres.
(Special to Mil* Times.)
MIS ANGI.LKH, Mar. 10.
While the nuti.in is seelliing
with indignation at the pro
hibitive prices ol' food prod
iKs, and while the reverbera
tion of food riot I yet rocks
the people, this city is tak
ing Ihe first actual step to
break the back of the mar
keting uionojHily which grips
the lulled Slates.
Mayor Frederick T. Woodman
lias appointed a committee here to
investigate the feasibility of uiu-j
nicipal fanning, and to invent a.
s-.st.-iii of marketing which Wilt
be both practical and cheap.
"If this city, the teuth in size
and the largest in area in lliej
Iniled States, can successfully es-|
tablisli a series of municipal j
farms. . selling their produce)
throng!) a string of adequately
distributed municipal markets,
the way will then be pointed out
whereby all cities can prevent
another cornering of things to
eat," said Mayor Woodman.
Thousand* of Vacant l-ots.
The duty of the mayor's com
mittee will he to find out wheth
er it would he more effective for
the city actually to go into the
business of agriculture or to as
sist and eo-operato with the peo
ple in raising their own gardens.
In Los Angeles there are thous
ands of acres of vacant lots. In
fact, in some cases there are
whole ranches within the city
limits. It is proposed by the
mayor that the city either take
over and farm these vaaant lots
or else arrange with the property
owners so that Individuals can do
Any City fan Do It.
If the city docs not go into the
gardening business, it will un
doubtedly lend every assistance
possible to those who contemplate
raist-| vegetables. Mayor Wood
man proposes, through his com
mittee, to make arrangements
whereby the city will plow the
land either free or for a price
much less than the Individual
could possibly do it, and also fur
nish free water for irrigation
through its municipal water de
"The most significant thing
about a plan of this kind is that it
could he adopted by every city
ln the United States," said Mayor
Steamers Tacoma and
Indianapolis for Seattle
Leave Municipal Dock, Ta...
ma, 7:18, »:00. 11:00 a. m.; 1:00,
rrOO. mi. 7:00, 9:00 p. m
Leave Coltnan Hock, Seatile,
7 00. 9:00. llrOO a. ni.; 1:0'J, ;!:g£),
ii .nn, 7 on. 0.15 p. in.
Tasteat and Fluent Steamer*.
i khi ■ c.......< i.ip. Dally,
S. S. IOM.S, .*-..•„*.
Offlecl Municipal Dock. M
G. N. MAY OPEN
. I ni1.,1 l-rrss 1 r-iai'il Wlro.)
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10.
A conference between Louis W.
IUU, president and chairman of
Ihe Great .Northern railway, and
J. M. Ilannaford of St. Paul, presi
dent of tlie Northern Pacific rail-
I Lulled I'i-.-sn l.c-usr-l Wire.)
FLORENCE, S. ('., March 10.--
The eight under-offleers of tlie
German freighter Llebenfels were
I today sentenced to one year in
| the federal prison at Atlanta and
jf.'iUO fine eaeli on the charge ol!
j having mink tlieir vessel in the
Charleston harbor when diploma-1
'tic relations were broken with |
| Germany. Notice of appeal want
given immediately and ball wasi
fixed at $ti.ooo each.
Looking Through a Submarine Periscope
This Ih uhut you «mild free If yon were to look through n submarine's pcrisi ope. It shows how the
men under water find their pi .-• and aim a lorpeilo.
Tlie submarine is moved no Hint the vertical line In the pi. Hue. railed the zero of flre, rests on the
ship to be struck. The spied of the ship is estimated, also tbe speed at which the torpedo will tret-el
after It is launched, so both will teach the same point at Ihe same time.
road, at Hill's residence will end
The conference ls said to have
been called lo discuss the build-
Ina by lhc Great Northern-Nort
hern Pacific of a railroad from
Oraya Harbor to Port Angeles,
with ferry connection al Victoria
The report of the new project
was brought to this city by Miles
Caries, brother of Michael Katies,
Seattle lumberman, who comes
from I'oil Angeles.
Four surveying parties are now
in the field, it is understood, and
the proposal is to build 19 miles
of the new road this summer.
The proposed line will open up
llie largest body of virgin timber
on thp continent. Tlie road will
j also shorten the passenger line
| between Portland and British Co
llunibia, and the project may he
a part of Ihe Hill plan for a new
coast line from the north to San
ISprrlnl l.> 'lb,- I'lmrl .
IM YORK. March 10.—
Hniiihs charged with deadly
disease germs are i ins year's
form of frlghtfuluess aald to
be promised • for Germany's
Recent arrivals from Kng
land say 1...ii<1..n takes it for
granted atteiiipts ..ill be
made to wipe out Its popula
tion of seven anil a lialf mil
lions by means of deadly
bacilli dropped from Zeppe
lins despite l-'iitl.mil's recent
success in bringing down /.|**
that have atlempted raids.
Horribly fantastic as this meth
od of conducting a military cam
paign may appear, it is no more
revolutionary or lu-iital than is the
use of poison gas and liquid fire.
And the menace is pven a pos
slhility to the United States. Rear
Admiral Robert I, Peary states
that from four to six of the for
eign powers have airships and
men "which would enable any one
of them by Issuing an order to
day, to destroy Washington or any
of our coastal cllies from the air
in a single night three weeks from
If Zeppelins have been built with
a radius of action extensive
enough lo reach the i'nited States
what is to prevent the command
ers of these airships from drop
ping tin- vile germ cultural of
German bacteriologists as well as
high explosives bombs?
A Times correspondent talked
today with Dr. Charles F. Bolduan
one of America's most eminent
bacteriologists. Among the many
posts of honor held by Dr. Bolduan
are those of director of the bureau
of public health education. New
York, and assistant editor of the
■New York Medical Journal.
"It Is a terrible thing to
suggest that the germs of vir
ulent disease may lie dropped
from the sky by airmen on
civilian population, bill the
scheme Is quite feasible.
"How the germs would he dis
seminated I have not. tn. faintest
notion. And I do not care to sug
gest how It might be done. If I
should do so it might inspire some
crank in this country to try the
SUITOR CALLS ON
OFFICERS FOR AID
Because he demanded the ser
vices of deputy sheriffs to help
him win the girl of his heart,
John Piekokln, a miner of Burnett,
was examined hy Judge Kasterday
and two doctors Friday. He was
allowed to return home. He said
Ihe wanted the deputies lo put the
1 fateful question to the girl's
SWELL FUND $350
Nearly $350 was added to the
Lincoln statue fund hy entertain
ments at Lincoln Park and Stadi
um high schools Friday night.
This brings the total amount rais
ed in the schools to more than
Hen Weeks and W. S. Hunter
were nominated for dictator of
Moose lodge Friday night. Flec
tion of officers will be held next
Friday between noon and 8:30 p.
lulike many business conceras a bank baa no bargains to
offer—the services which we have to extend remain tha
same. We realize that our best advertisement must be
our customers and friends, and are devoting this spnca
to the encouragement and assistance of all movements
which have for their object the promotion of tha beat In
terests of Tacoma.
__-_____■ _____PVB*^__l Bbv
ttw ' ■ II
Ihe National Bank ol Tacoma
"Tacoma's Oldest and Largest Bank."
(I'llttd l-r. «• 1 <n»,*d -VVlrr.)
HAVANA, March 10.—A de
tachment of American marines.
was reported here Itmay to have
occupied the city of San Luis II
miles front Santiago.
It was expected tlie American '.
forces would remain there until
arrival of tlie Cuban government
troopi from I'alma Soriano. Then j
they will return to Santiago.
"Government troops have met
tbe rebels outside the city of San
tiago; have defeated them and
are now waiting lo enter the city," j
declared President Menoeal In an
exclusive interview for tlio Unit-j
ed Press this nfternoon.
Tho Cubans following Carloi
Miguel DeCespedea, colonel on tin;]
statf of General Gomez, went lo
war garbed in their lu\edo even
ing clothes —and were captured
and brought Into the penitentiary
here in those hubllaiuents.
They sal*) the revolt vvas precip
itated as a result of the discovery
of the plan by the government.
They hurried from thylr homes,
clad in the tuxedo suits and rush
ed to join Gomez.
Describing tlie placentas battle,
these prisoners said Gomez was
asieep in his hammock when word
crime from the hills of tlie fall of
the rebel positions and the gov
ernment troops' success.
Gomez leaped from his ham
mock to his horse —but he en
countered General Callazos' caval
ry nnd was taken prisoner.
FOR BUS RIDE
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RIVI.RSIHI-, Cal., March 10.—
Capt. Alfred Fritzen, alleged Ger
man agent held in Los Angeles, of
fered $1,000 in gold to Jack Riv
ers of Flsinore, driver of a hiisj
line, If he would take him to Mex
ico City, Rivers declared today.
Rivera was unwilling to take
the chance and the fact thai thei
big cash offer did not appeal to |
any of the F_lsinore automobile
men seemed to worry Fritzen, or
Guenther, as he was known at the
Hotel Pitt in Elsiuore.
IN SEATTLE FIRE
SEATTLE, March 10. — Fight!
firemen were overcome by smoke [
ln a flre which did $25,000 dam
ages to the Carman's Manufactur
ing Co.'s building here late yester
day. They were quickly revived.
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OAKLAND, Cal., March 10.—
' Nearly ".000 unskilled laborers,
ic|ireseiitini; more than BT> per
| cent of the total employes' roster,
i employed al the Colon Iron wurka
and the Moore _ Scott shipyards,
li.ive quit work, practically tying
lup all shipbuilding operations.
.More than 112,01*1,. It In gov
ernment warship construction
work alone has been contracted
for by the Union Iron works and
extensive shipbuilding operations
at other yards are tied up as a re
sult of the trouble.
i Kvery employe of the Pnlon
Iron works in Oakland will he on
strike by Monday, according to a
j statement issued today hy the
Alameda county central labor
A. Gunn, manager of the plunt,
lis hurrying from the east and
will arrive Monday. He will at
once call for a conference.
ENDS IN TIE
No spelling champion could be
found in the spelling bee that waa
I held Friday afternoon at the
1 Parkland school between the Col
: line road, Spanaway, Clover Creek
and the Ruston schools.
Fifteen pupils started, and four
continued, and may have been go
ing yet, If County Siiperinlendant
of Schools Cox hadn't stopped the
'contest. liavid Groves and Thoni
|as Wat lime of the Spanaway
i school and Helen Weeks and C.un
. hold liardon of the Parklkand
school participated in the tie. Re
freshments were served, and a
basketball game ended the after
Rev. C. W. Weyer will preach
the sermon at the dedication of
jibe new Tacoma Common* Settle
|ment house Sunday afternoon at
the City Mission auditorium, 1535
1 Hroadway. In the evening an il
lustrated lecture showing the
work done by the Pacific Coaat
Rescue society's Institution will tie
Ilig Ih'/<- raid made at I'.o 11.out
on steamer San Francisco. Otfl
cers seize 375 quarts of whißky
and arrest fire men.
Frank itusanich waa ordered
by Judge Linck ln the justice
court Friday to pay his wife ali
mony before he paid his creditors.