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JUST 6 MORE DAYS TO REGISTER TO BEAT GILL
SpeaKing of Th«»« Niw York kids or urban Ilk, who've seen no cow but In a 100—there's many a quart of so called milk that never saw a bovine, too. VOL, 12. NO. 286. HILLMAN CUED INTO COURT AGAIN RECALL SIGNED (By Staff Special.) OI.YMPIA, Jan 2*>.-~The mail kill which enables George W IMI line's name to go on the ballot In the Seattle election. was signed by Go* Hay Ibis noon, the first law to be signed by the governor In the present session The senate this morning, after a little fireworks In which i'lncbot and Oarfield were grilled. |ia*sed the Goes memorial, asking congress to grant territorial go\»rnroent to Alaxka Kspey. of Pacific, and Kast bam. of Clarke. voted against It. E-<pev ■ iplalnlng that Alaska was so big that corporations would y\ln control of the territorial legisla ture Senator Itr% .tn said that he would vote fur the (Joss memorial. but not for the one Introduced by Beach which stated that the government had retarded the growth of Alaska by |t» land policy This stirred up Senator Ruth, who satd that he would vota for lh< (teach memorial and for every other one that criti cised the Plnchot Oarfield policy. "You're the only man in the senate who can do that consistent ly," retorted Bryan, "since you re fused to vote for Polndeater." Kutb was the i*ily absentee In the senate when the vote few senator was called Two suffrage organisations sent resolutions to the legislature today, atat|ng that women were not asking to w> e*cu»«-d from jnry service. Senator Rosenhaujrt of Spokane opposed the Kriday-to-Muad»y ad journments on the score of econ omy Senator Piper of Seattle pro posed a resolution amending this, but l f . failed to |wmm CARRIE HAS COLLAPSED EI'RKKA SPRINGS. Ark. Jan ft' Mr*. Carrie Nation the Kansas •aJoon iniuhrr. suffered a nerv«ius eoiUinw In her humc here to<la> ' Her condition waa *ncb that she expressed the ft ar that her c»re»r a* temperance lecturer and active enemy of la ended. NO HM TO SAVE 'Bv I «ltrj f r+mm » BOSTON. Jan. 20 — Postal sav- Inns bank*. Inaugurated throughout the country 'wo week* ago. have k«ii developing »ei7 slowly. accord ln« to a canvas* of the town* whi-r» th<- government la experimenting with the new system. MINE BLAST KILLS FORTY BERLIN, Jan. 20. — Forty miner* were killed today in a fire in the Caalmer mine, on the Ru*aian Sileaian frontier, according to dispatcher to pri vate parties here. No detaila of * the accident were given. Oh, Bromo Seltzer! BALTIMORE, Jan 20.—Capt. Isaac Emerson, th- bromo seltzer king, has filed suit for divorce, ac cording to a report current this afternoon. Madame Meiba 111 PARTS. Jan 20— Madam Nellie Melba. who Is visiting friend* In the Boulevard Malesherbes, Is serloualy ill with la grippe. NEW WOMAN PASTOR. STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn., Jan 20, —Mis* Marian H. Jones of Hartford was ordained recently as pastor of the Congregational church In Staffordsville. JAPS ARE "FUSSY." HONOLULU, Jan 20 -Strongly supported by the local Japanese pre**, Japanese employe* h»re on sugar plantation*, where Filipino* all" labor, threaten to strike unless the Filipinos are discharged. NEWSPAPERS SCORE ANCIENT CONTEMPT LAW The state press Is watching the progress of the contempt law In the legislature with profound Intereat. Instancing the feeling of news papers around the state, The Star Is printing today a few comments which have reached this office on the prluclple of muzzling the news '"'Tere's what the Kitsap County Herald, I'eter Iverson, editor, Hays Free' speech and free press are privileges that cannot be •'»" sa. redly guarded. A tendency to curtail these privileges should al ways be looked on with suspicion. „ It appears thai one Judge Gilliam had the editor of the Heal lo Star Imprisoned for criticising a Judge. The casu u /ailed contempt of court, and a Judge In this stale neems to have a dangerout p In this matter. . . , , ... u , . . The editor of The Star was arrested and put In Jail. He had rrltiHw-d the Judge out of court, and according to a rcasonabl 1 teipretailon of the principle of a free press and free speech, he had a right to do this, but It seem* that If a Judge (aa a slang P hr *"® "has It In for anyone," he has nearly unlimited power• I n IHd*i matar snd seems to have the means at hand to down any citlz criticise him In any manner. . _. The editor of The Herald does not know the editor of The 6tar, nor does he know Judge Gilliam; but It appears as though With the Cartoonist at Olympia SANDAL-SHOD RAYMOND HAD HOT TIME WITH A COP IN PORTLAND "* IBr t allr« Tr»«. ) PORTLAND. Or.. Jan. 20.—H1» f>-et encased .In sandal*. hta *hln* exposed, and garbed In a thing which looked like a stieet. Raymond Duncan, disseminator of the "New Hellenlani." ran Into the rank mod ern tat In tha per*on of Patrolman Cam»*ron. There were worda. To day Chief of Police Co* I* In receipt of a letter from Duncan, mailed from Seattle. In which I>uncan ac ctiae* the policeman of a breach of the lawa of hoapltallty Accompanied by hi* secretary, Duncan waa plunging through the Smith Girl Sane, Witnesses Assert IHr I'»lle4 r«M I SANTA ROSA, Cat, Jan 20 — Testimony In the trial of Dr. Wll iard P Burke, when it wa* resutn ed today, supported the contention that Luctta Smith, whose tent Burke la accoused of having dyna mited. Is sane. E Kllllam knew the Smith woman In Portland In 1M97 at a training school and Haw her recently In San Francisco She wa* certain the woman Is not In sane. Wm File, who for 20 year* was a minister, testified that the Smith woman. In hla opinion, Is sane. Woman May Testify (Br Called ft— ) WHEELING, W Va., Jan 20 — Probadlllty that Mr* I.atira Farns worth Schenk will take thft (land In her trial for the alleged polson- InK of her millionaire husband, with lead and arsenic lessened to day when the trial was resumed The Seattle Star rain to the depot to take a train to Sen IHe and carry the new creed to the benighted dweller* of the Bound city. With aour demeanor and poised club. Cameron blocked hli way. "What sort of a country be ye frunif aaked Cameron. "I'm an American, air." ' Then imropln'a wrong wit ye. I have a notion to run ye In fo' wear- In 'what ye ain't got on.'" « Duncan explained that they were on their way to catch a train. "All right then Go on. but he •ure you don't remember to come back," (aid Cameron. T. R. IN B. C. I llr t KIIMI riw l VANCOUVER. II C.. Jan. 20—It I* more than likely that ex President Roosevelt will visit Hrltlsh Colum bia In the near future, He has been Invited to come. Graft Charged (Itjr I RitMl l'r«M ) SACRAMENTO. Jan 20 — Charges of graft In the slate print ers' office, set at rent three years ago. accusations of Theodore A, Bell that a text book $Jng exists, and similar suspicions reflected In the press will be probed to the bottom by a special commit lee of the senate, appointed today by Lieut.-Ootr. Wallace. CAN'T RAISE MAINE ON 13TH ANNIVERSARY. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20-An nouneement wan made here today that the war department's expecta tion that the Vreck of the Maine would be raised on February 18, the 13th anniversary of Ihe disaster, could not be realized. there la a aerloua principle at atake in the arreat and Imprisonment of The Star editor that ahouid not go unnoticed by any aerioua thinking citizen. If a precedent can be eatabliahed in curtailing free apeech and free preaa, we certainly are on a dangerous road. That Ik the very thing that Is tyrannizing poor ItUHHIa today. The Hlar cite* the California law, which would have guarded against abuses of this power. In the following manner: .fudge (illllarn hold* thai It I* 11 crime to crttlcla« a Judge, tint If Judge Gilliam were a Judge In California lie would aoon learn that It la not a crime to criticise a Judge. And If a Judge (lllllam In Call fornla ahouid take such action a» Judge (Jllllam took In Hcattle a few weeks ago, that California Judge Gilliam would be committing a <rlme. For In California It Ih a crime for a Judge to ptlnlah an editor or any other citizen for such an alleged offense aa Judge Gilliam laid against the editors of The Star. For the people of California a full H<ore of yearn ago passed a law to curb any Judge Gilliam's who might perchange get on the California bench. The Medical I.ake Mall. Frank T. Sheppsrd, publisher, strikes out from the shoulder aa follows: lu Seattle Uvea an ancient Judge. Ilia name Ih Gilliam. He holds that It Is a crime to criticise a Judge, and especially must newspapers ONLY INDCPiNDCNT NEWSPAPER IN SEATTLE SEATTLE, WASH , FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. I'm HODGE WINNER The last hattln In the long war wiig«d by Ihe old board of county commissioners against Sheriff "Bob" Hodge was won by the sher iff this morning when Judge Tall man dismissed the case upon order of the new board. Previous to ihe order the boaid discharged Attorney Rtimm<*ns. who was hired by Ihe old board to pr>'*a Ihe ease against (he sheriff after Prosecutor Vanderveer and othri at torneys refused to countenance ihe action on the ground that It was purely a spile case. The day before retiring from of fice the old board granted Hum mens a fee of f.'-OO for his future connection with Ihe ease, although they knew the new Uiard would dis charge him. In answer to a statement made to the court this morning by Attorney Iturnmens. explaining his connec tion with th<- case. Attorney John W Roberts, counsel for the sheriff, charged that to his knowledge Ruiu no-as hsd taken up the case against llodge after previously having l»e«n associated with the sheriff In tha same case The case Is an old one. dating back two years, and was begun by the old board because the sheriff refused to turn over to them money "nbtaliud through feeding outside, prisoners. The new board haa accounted for every cent that haa paased through th« sheriffs hands, and stales thai It has been properly expended on behalf of King county. Vanderveer had held that Hodge could keep Ihe money himself but the sheriff had spent It for ihe county * * COMMEND THE STAR. * The Women* Home Ml* a ■•otiarjr Society, of the I*l r*i * M K church. pea**4 the fol a lowing resolution at their re * Kular meeting held yeaterday a afternoon * RESOLVED. That Tha a Star should ba commanded for a tha stand that It haa taken a editorially and otherwise for a a cleaner and batter city ad a ministration. a MRS E. r. TAYLOR. * Corresponding Sec. * GROCER PWS S3 FOR THE KISS HE FAILED TO REGISTER QI'JNCY. Mass. Jan Jfl "Fri day the 13th" was heard In chorus among the courtroom spectators on Friday of last week when Karl Krlaton. a Finnish grocer, paid a fine of 106 for a klaa he didn't get. Kriaton Is 40. married, roay chceked. always smiling and looka as though hard luck and he were utter strangers. The lady In the case Is Mrs Adele Sword. a young and attractive matron Mrs Sword testified she was visiting her slster-ln-law when Kris ton came to lake orders. He was "very fresh." she said, and tried to kiss her. In resisting she tripped and fell and later had Karl turned over to the police on a charge of assault. Alaska Road Opens March 15 The 160 th mile post has l«>eti reached In the construction of the Copper River A Northwestern rail road, leaving but 3S miles to be laid into Kennccott, the terminus of the line Vice President J. H Young announces that the road will be completed by March 15. HOSTON. Jan 20 - Representa tive Arthur Tewksbury filed a bill today forbidding the wearing (if aklrta whlrh do not come hlx Inehe* below the hue*. The bill doea not exempt bathing suits nor doea It fix the age limit. NO SHORT SKIRTS. SILLING AND DECENCY Whether you believe in Hi Gill or George W. Dilling; whether you believe in woman's suffrage or are against it, The Star wishes to make it absolutely clear to every man and woman in Seattle who reads this, that it in urging everyone to register. That is the most important duty before Seattle people today. The Star stands squarely for Dilling and decency. The Star stands squarely against lfiram Gill and his policy of turning the city of Seattle over to be looted by the vice syndicate, to the uncounted cost in men's and women's souls. He cause he cared so little for the city's light plant as to turn it over to a Seattle Electric Co. ntan, who, without word of reproof from the mayor, ran it, whether from incompetence or be cause too easily influenced, in the interest of the Seattle Electric Co., the city plant's bitterest enemy. That is The Star's position. But more important yet is the duty of today—which is to register. Let Hiram Gill be tried in the balance of a full electorate. If Gill is right, let the whole city say so. If Gill is wrong, let the whole city say so. Whatever the decision of February 7, let it be the decision of a majority of Seattle voters. Prom the standpoint of those who believe with The Star in Dilling and in decency, the dangerous part of the situation today is that every Gill man and every Gill woman will register—-or has registered. They've got to. The forces of evil in Seattle know that they can expect no mercy, no special favors from George Dilling. If Gill goes, they go. They are in a fight for life. They'll register—and they'll vote. Lei the good citixens rally with the same xeal to the registration booths Show Hi Gill that the good citizenship is> as much interested in a Clean Seattle as the bad citizenship is in a Corrupt Seattle. To the women of Seattle -there is a moral issue in this campaign, clear cut, unavoidable. It dc.es not make any difference whether you believe in suffrage a*- a general thing <<r not. The thing that counts today is whether you want Seattle to be a good city to live in and raise your children in or not. You have that |jower to say. This is an appeal to you to exercise vour opportunity in behalf of yuur own and other mothers' sons. REGISTER TODAY. LOCAL "CONGRESS" TO QUIZ CANDIDATES Public <ro»* eiamlnatlon of all candidate* for lh<' ellj council la being arranged for by the Heattle <Jult Cungre** In a aerie* <>f public meeting* to be held In »h<- V M (" A auditorium. !>• ginning \\< <lii< « ilay evening January 25 A written loyltatlon to attend the«e meeting* • 111 be utMidwl to earh candidate The fallnr«* of any candidate to ap I-oar will bo noted by the secretary Qu"«tlona to be submitted to the candidate* may be proposed In writ CASE HEADS FEDERATION (Staff Special.) OLYMPIA. Jan 20 Charles R Cunm of Seattle «■> today re elected president of the State Federation of labor. Charles Perry Taylor of Tar-ama «n chosen secretary and C O. Young waa the choice for at ate CLASS. EH! Returning from a pleasure txtp In Southern California James D Hoge, president ol the I'nlon Savings ft 1 rust Company, states that ther« are many Seattle men spend Ing the long green down there It la nothing, he states, foi Seattle men to spend fl.OOi tn a day In the Palace Hote in San Francisco alone. Coyotes Invade Town (It; I ollMt Prrmm> MAKER. Or.. Jan 20 Following a charge of rabid coyotes Into the village of Durhee last night, cltlxens armed themselves, and early today hunted down and shot ever* dog that they could find. Not a canine oiuid be found on the streets today Minstrel Killed BBNTON. Ark. Jan 20.—One negro was killed and one negro man and two negro women were Injured In a race riot here last night following a performance by a negro minstrel organisation from New Orleans. rwwwwnnn"««» « " ► LADIES HAVE QABFEST i ► WITH THAT KAISER i ► HKIIIJN, Jan. 20. — Mr*. 11 * Partlmovltch, wife of the i k Russian ronaul general here, i \ who won Mlaa Jones of Call- i ► fornla, today enjoyed the dla- i l Unction of being among the * . few American women who i t hav« Intimately conversed with i k the kalaer. 1 never antagonize his court rullngH. lie Ih ancient In that he recently brought Into requisition a law abolished In United States courts more than a half century ago. In arresting and sentencing the editors of the Seattle Dally Star for crltlclnlng a ruling. The state of Washington has allowed the .ancient law to remain upon ttie statute books, and which served the purpose of the court. The Star editor iiad to go on the altar of lis unreasonable and 111- thned logic, probably for example and to Intimidate the press of the commonwealth. Anyhow, the editors of The Star were humiliated and con demned for the courage displayed in arraying themselves In oppo sition to the rulings of the judge, and their offente was committed outside the court room, from their own office home, into which a later law forbids such insolent entrance. In an Ohio teHt case not long since the final decision was In favor of the appellant, the gl*t of the opinion being "tlist there Is uo constructive contempt," and technical guilt can be only when the a<t actually obstructs the work of the court. Possibly Judge tillllam places an "eternal weight" upon his court opinlotiH and likewise a "constructive" phase. The Star edltoiH have appealed, and Mr. Gilliam may be searching for another dusty code by which to prevent this act of privilege, If we are to Judge by his in* by any elector present Before being submitted to the candidate •*arh question will be paused on by »n Impartial referee who filial I de (ermine whether the question la proper, fair, clear and courteous. All candidate* are to be treated alth equal conalderatlon, and no •-ffort to Indorae any candidate or candidate* will be permitted tleorge H. Walker la prealdeffl of the congres* and Tom Alderaon «>cr«-tarjr. Prof. J, Alien Smith will i be referee. organiser The vice presidents chosen went: Fred Hudson of Hel llnKham. W J, Coates and I! A. I.lvermore of Spokane, J. P. Camp bell and Harry Itolton of Seattle. Peter llcnretty waa chosen to rep i»«ent that state organisation at the national convention. TURN DOWN PENSION BILL (Staff Special.) OI.YMPIA. Jan 20.-~The Ju diciary committee thin afternoon re ported adveraely on the police |>en alon bill aa advocated by Captain of Detfctlvea C'harlea Tennant of Seat tie Representative Dandy of Spoklne led the fight acaitist the proposed bill Tennant wanted the bill changed to read that any police officer could be retired at the end of 20 years of service of his own vo lition. i HELP MOTHERS REGISTER. 1 f 1 r The young Rills' class of the t r Mud St. Methodist church < r have a novel plan which will i r help and encourage mothers to 1 r register Saturday. All mothers 1 r who live In the districts of 1 r 6tlth av N. and 65th st and i r from 14th av. to 14th av. N. K., t r and who have young children i r may take the children to the i i Methodist church, where they i i will he taken care of during i r the mothers' absence. The i r same plan will also be followed i r on February 7th. i t I RECIPROCITY RUMOR. LONDON, Jan. 20. —The Loudon Times today prints a Washington dispatch saying that the Untied Slates and Canada have fully agreed on a reciprocity treaty. SpeaKing' of That trial trial ths oil combine to smash —say, Jawn's an angel, not a bandit. "It's right," says h«, to steal your cash. That's "simple when you understand it 1" ELECTION FRAUDS gcivn men who In Ibf ibird precinct ul the First Ward, at "OH Hlith av. 8., a Gill stronghold wfrf paid to place I heir names on the registration book* thin morn inn, according to J. E Hn», of' Green Lake, a volunteer Dillinj: worker who l« striving to oust GUI and vice syndicate Hens our* be deiriandi-d to see \ the irgist ration books a few mln utea after seeing the coin passed to aeven men. hut those in charge of the hooka curtly refused. John I><e warrant* for the arreat of the briber* and bribed will be sworn to and executed election day If the seven net referred to at tempt to cant their ballota. MOTHER MISSIN6 The police have been asked by Mrs Hllodeau, who live* on rural route No. 1, to ht"lp btr find her mother, whom she ha* not seen for eight year*. Mrs llilodeau states that her mother placed her In a South Park family to board when she was 11 veara old. and disap pen red The name of the mother is either Mr* l.iule Crepps or Mr* J. W Tlmmons. BOOKS fly SEATTLE AUTHORS <1 hat ha«en> brtn pulilUhfd jH ) •What Every Mayor Should Know." By Hiram Charles GUI, covering an Intensive study of a little late history in Seattle. A side splitter, sure, "Mix Wardall; His Life and His Works." By Charles Wilson Wap pensteln. A piece of work that characterizes the career of the candidate for mayor. "This Way Out." By a commit tee of politicians. Very cute little story on the experiences that are encountered on the road to "out." "Resignation?" By Richard Achil les Flalllnger. Only livtiiK authority on the subject. Interesting, sticks to facts and to a lot 01 other things. "An Ideal City Administration." Py fllev. M A. Matthews. A very short, concise exposition of the splendid officials now governing the city, by a man who knows. Don't miss It. late attempt to throttle a newspaper in a civil expression of thought. Here comes the Sunnyside Observer. Hal S. Smith, editor. In the following trenchant editorial: The legislature Is considering a "contempt" law modeled after the federal statute, which prohibits a judge from punishing persona for "constructive contempt," The agitation growing out of the punishment of the editor of The Seattle Star for editorial criticism of a Seattle judge on account of judicial action has borne swift fruit in the crystallization of public sentiment against what nine people out of ten throughout the state consider an act of flagrant judicial usurpation. .Ridges of the courts of this state are not Ic i>ubli< servants than any other officers, and even as other officers they are entitled to the respect of their fellow men only when their act.- are jyst anil upright. A judge who»e every act is based upon the principles of right and Justice will have nothl/ig to fear from the fullest criticism. Any other kind of judge deserves the severest criticism, and is, of all men in the world, the last to be trusted with the arbitrary power to charge, try, convict and sentence a man on any pretext whatsoever. It will b< a long step In advance when this power Is taken froia the Judges of this state by specific legislative enactment ONfc CENT. WROTE JURORS HERE'S HILLMAN. 4 WHAT HILLMAN SENT 4 TO THE JURORS 4 4 People must not bHleve the 1 lying statement* they see In 4 some of th« i -i»ai"-r*, aa 4 there ar<» always a certain i class of Kn<-<-l>ers In e%ery 4 city who hate to nee anyone 4 succeed In business. People 1 are judged by what they 4 r«-.tll> accomplish and not by 4 what tin ,i oiikli: to have done, 4 and if any om has bought of 4 ('. U. lilllinaii 8 Companies and 4 are not satisfied in every way, 1 please see S H. Smith, hia 4 cashier, who will do the right i thine at all times, or nee C. D. 4 Hlllman personally. 4 4 HERE'S ANOTHER 4 PATHETIC TOIUCH 4 4 "C. D Hillman started in as 4 a newsboy, being an orphan 4 boy, and has had a hard strug- 4 gle all his life. He has by the 4 hardest kind of work built up 4 hia present business. He haa 4 the best bank referencea In 4 Seattle, alao belongs to several 4 lodges. He never drinks liquor 4 of any kind or uses tobacco, i He is a married man with five i small children, and is one of 1 the largest taxpayers in the 4 state." 4 C. D Hlllman. the land shark, has bwn cited (o appear for contempt of court before Judge lion worth at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning on the charge of attempting to Influence the decision of the Jurors that would probably be drawn to sit as trial juror* In his case, which takes place January 31. Hllltuan. according to District Attorney Todd, who pushed the case, sent circulars through the postofflce to all the probable mem bers. three of whom have already received the communication. They (Continued on Page Seven.) THREE BARELY ESCAPE DEATH Three steam shovel employes nar rowly escaped death yesterday af ternoon when a one-story frame dwelling at 211 Ninth av. N. col lapsed and completely covered the excavator. The men Jumped from the shovel and fled Just as the house started to crumble Fire from the steam shovel enveloped the mass of de bris. but was extinguished before the shovel was destroyed HE CUSSED TAFT Because he railed at President Taft and said that In his country they killed men like him, Joseph Pillows will spend the next IB daya in the county jail. Billows was ar rested last Monday for begging from Father O'Brien, rector of the Church of Our l.ady of Good Help, and then spending the money for liquor. Last night he got drunlc again and called President Taft an unprintable name in the presence of Patrolmen Don (an and Jones.