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25 CTS. A MOJSfTH VOL. 1. No. 14 SENATORS DID NOT DESPOND WASHINGTON. I). ('., Jan. B.—At the conclusion of Key. Ilale'n prayer at the opening of the senate at iicxm today he requested the senators to join him in re peating the Lord's prayer, but no voice responded front the floor. A resolution was adopted directed the commissioners of the District of Colum bia to inspect all places of public amuse ment in the city to avoid danger of a repetition of the Chicago disaster. Morgan's resolution declaring that ft state of war exists between Panama and Colombia and that the president exceeded his powers in recognising the revolution ary government, was taken up in the house today. I'nanimous resolutions of sympathy for the victims of the Chicago disaster were adopted. In the senate Lodge made a vigorous speech, lie defended the administration's action at Panama and cited authorities to show that the president had precedent for the recognition of Panama's independence. FELL TO DEATH DES MOINKS. la., Jan. s.—While in specting the ruins of the state capitol th!s morning Supervising Engineer C. L. Lind ley fell 60 feet and was instantly killed. KILLED WHILE FIGHTING FIDE MONTREAL. Jan. s.—The Mount RoyiJ club building burned this morning with ii loss of $100,000. One fireman was killed by falling timbers and another in- JU ' ■' WARRANT REVOKED COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. s.—On the ground that he believed W. M. llahn in nocent of the charges made against him, the governor has revoked the extradition warrant on which Hahn was to have been taken to New York to stand trial on a charge of stealing $39,000 from the Man hattan Insurance company, of which he was an officer. STEEL PROFITS NOT SO BIG NEW YORK, Jan. s.—At a meeting of the United States Steel Corporation di rector* today they passed the common stock dividend, but declared a dividend on the preferred stock. The net earnings for the past quarter were put at approxi mately $14,800,000, as against $31,300,000 last year. PEACEFUL ADVICES BKRI.IN, Jan. s.—The foreign office has received advice* csusillg a most favorable view of the Far Eastern situation. Offi cials believe that peace will be main tained. LONDON', .lan. 5.-~The Korean charge d'effaires today stated that Japan's pro posals are much more favorable than l!us nia's in regard to Korea. She said Korea would never agree to Russia's iuggeation that the third country become a neutral zone. He believed no war would result, but in that event Korea would remain neutral. POLICE ISSUE STRICT ORDERS SAN FRANCIS!'(). Jan. s.—The police today notifictl the Grand opera doom management that no one would be permit; ted to stand in the aisles during tlie Patti concerts and no chairs would be allowed in the aisles Every patron must show his seat check t<i the police before enter ing. A determined enori is being made to prevent a possible repetition of the Chicago panic. MEMBERSHIP CONTEST The city Y. M. ('. A. is increasing its membership by a novel plan. Two mem The Tacoma Times. bership teams, the Reds and the Blue*, have been choaen from the members. 'Die team that bring! in the moat BMUbtm will lie awarded a i>rize. TO BUILD A CHURCH - "... • • % . - - ■■ ■ Tacoma is to have one more church added to her long list of places of wor ship The Norwegian Lutheran Free chunk people, who have been holding their services in a building at the corner of South X and Sixteenth streets for many months, have decided to build a church of their own. The new edifice will be erect ed on the corner of South X and Fif teenth streets. It will be 46 feet long, 44 feet' wide and 16 feet high. The church will have a corner entrance and the pulpit will be In the diagonal corner, having the seats arranged in a semicircle. The cost will be about $3,000. The entire amount is expected to be raised by the subscrip tion committee in a few weeks. FOUGHT WITH CRACKSMEN LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. s.—The charred body of Night Watchman Crawford was found after a fire in the Cushmaa Motor company's works this morning. The po lice believe that robbers attempted to loot the place, that Crawford resisted and was struck in the fight. Someone kicked over the lantern, setting fire to the fac tory. SUITS FOR DAMAGES CHICAGO, Jan. s.—The first suits against the city and the Iroquois theater management were filed today by Ivy Owens, whose mother and sister lost their lives. Damages of $ 10000 are demanded in eacb; case. ; ; £'-.'££ £_ \j, '-..,» ?■* ■ • - ji, —. David .Jones, superintendent" of the Fuller Construction company, which erect ed the theater, and who, after the fire was extinguished, went to the roof and broke all of the ventilators, according to charges made by the police, surrendered to the authorities this morning and is be ing held pending formal charges. The coroner has announced that every thing is ready for the inquest on Thurs day. Witnesses to the number of 140 have been summoned. CHICAGO, Jan. 5. —Josephine Spencer, 17 years old. died last night from iujuiicu received during the Iroquoia fire. This makes the total number of victims 591. She was removed to her home after the fire and died there. The police did not know that she was in the list of injured until this morning. George Duzenbury, the head usher, charged with being responsible for the locking of the doors of the children's gal lery when the fire started, was arrested last night. He confronts one of the grav est accusations of anyone connected with the theater. This action is mid to have cost half of the lives lost. If the coroner's jury returns a verdict before the gland jury adjourns the evi dence will be immediately presented to the latter. The coroner's jury today issued 100 summons for witnesses. . Later.—Duzenbury has been held to await the action of the grand jury under $5,000 bonds, which was promptly given by the theater owners. CHINA REPLIES BIRMINGHAM. Jan. B.—Tha Post to day tayi that China has replied to the Anglo-French inquiry regarding her atti tude in the event of the Russian-Japan ese war. The reply was not published, but on good authority the Post says that China makes the point clear that she will protect Chinese interests in case they are endangered by either party. EXPLOS LONDON, Jan. 5.—A serious explosion occurred at the government dynamite works at Hayle, in Cornwall, this morning. Four persons were killed and several in jured. BAINBRIDGE IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, Jan. s.—Among the -'ciH on the gteamer Caracu from Venezuela wen- American Commissioner Bainbridge and Secretary Doolge. Bain brfclge .-aid that of tlie eleven arbitration commissions the American was tlie la«t to finish its work. Its claims involved larger tmounts than most of the others and were delicate and complex. There were 55 claims, amounting to $11,000,000. Of these 33 were disallowed and $381,000 awarded the others. TACOMA, WASH., TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY. 5 1904 TAR AND FEATHERS CORVALLIB, Ore., Jan. B.—OreffieU and Brooks, loaders of the "Holy Etollen," were tarred and leathered last night by a citizens' posse. Tliey had been warned to Imvs the city, after burning up nearly all the household effectl of (). V. Hurt, a re cent convert. They did not leave, but MQNtod them selves, holding secret meetings, where they rolled about the floor praying. Last night they grew bold and held a meeting in a convert's house. Their rantings were heard for blocks. A posse of citizens formed and raided the house, took the leaderß outside, strip ped I (jcin and covered them with a heavy coat of tar and feathers. The "Holy Rollers" fled and are still going. MS KILL FIENDS BERLIN. Jan. s.—The National Zeitung prints the statement that a rebellion against the Turks has broken out in the Yemen provinces of Arabia. Four thou sand Turkish troops sent to suppress the WHY NOT END THE COLOMBIAN TROUBLE IN THE GOOD OLD-FASHIONED WAY? PRINCE CUPID IS ARRESTED AND PASSES NIGHT IN JAIL WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 5.-l'rime ( upicl, the Hawaiian delegate to congress, was in the police court this morning, charged with being intoxicated and with disorderly conduct. He paaeed the night in a cell, having refuHed to make any at tempt to give bail. This morning he al- ON IE STARTS IN MILL DRY KILN An alarm from box 9 brought all the ipparatue in the city to the Wheeler, O» --gixid & Co. sash and dour factory at 9:30 o'clock this morning. A lantern used by one of the workmen in the dry kiln ex ploded and net fire to one fide of the building. While the alarm was being ißnt in the factory crew got out two tin hose and before the apparatus arrived the BOY BURGLAR IS RELEASED Stanley W. Martin, alias C. H. Wilks, the boy burglar, who wan captured by Chief Faekler and Detective Fitzgerald while entering the skylight of Hoinvman & Posner's store several weeks ago, baa been'given his liberty and is now (DGPd ing on his way to Chicago. .. Some days ago the father of the boy, % member of the board of equalization of the city of Chicago, appeared in Tacoma rebels have disappeared. It i» FtUnored they haw been destroyed. It is al-o stated that rebellion is rife among Arab* in Turkish provinces along tlic Penian gulf. Theee rebel-* attacked the town of Aincli and killed nine Turkish offloeTl and ■ill H..ld:crs. CLEANS IF A MILLION NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 5.-W. D. Brown, the ltadei of the bull ring in cot ton within the past four days, had bought 125,000 bales when the beam attempted to break the market. The rise today alone nets him half a million dollars. Brawn was even more bullish today. He says cotton will go to 16 cents. WEATHERMAN COVES SAYS SNOW IS DUE Before tomorrow morning Taeoma it ml Western Washington may be covered with a ooating of downy white snow. Weatherman Cover eayi it may be light rain, but his practiced eye can detect something that looks like a snowstorm coming tnhis way. From the character of the approaching miniature storm the foreman of the weather works would nol advocate the purchase of any sleighbells, but nevertheless he will bet even mousy that the snow is coming. lowed ii friend to deposit $5 bail. Kin trial was set for Thursday. The prince made a good fight in a saloon and it required the effort* of sev eral men to nubdue him, according to the statement of the arresting officer. 110 is a nephew of Queen Liliuokalani. fire was out. The only damage renilting wa.s ■ burned sjiot one one Hide of the dry kiln. lint for the prompt a< tiun of the employva in i^ottin^r oat tin- boee a very aeriouf fire might hare occurred, as tlie kiln ua« full of dry lumber. < Ine hi the bardi i lire the department evei bad to contend with wae at tbe same ,'ilacc about a year ago, when the main factory building vrai destroyed. in behalf of hi Bon. He went to the different firms from whom his mm bad stolen various article! and gave back what he could and settled all claims before be sought the boy's release. He laid that his son had never been away fron home before. He waa very much surprised when he heard the boy had committed a number of burglaries. Be told a friend that he would not have been more! surprised to SOON ALL MAY KNOW LONDON, Jan. s.—The Central Neva says it in understood that Uussia'g reply to Japan was delivered at Tokio today. .<. ■.■■■.,■.. ■■. ■ ■ ■ ,■ ...■■-. ■ UNIFORM RANK FROM SEATTLE 'llh' Uniform rank of the MaccaWs 01 Seattle will arrive on a special In terurban train a 1 9 o'clock to attend the installation of officer* al the local lodge tonight. A (pedal train leaving here at midnight will lake the Walton Lome, COPPER FOR SM WLTER The steamer City of I'uebla. duo hero this afternoon from San FrnncißCo, lias 200 tons of copper ore and 100 barrels oi "•Weeping!" for the smelter. r^Vt CAMPAIGN IS OPENED The municipal oampaigo >" Tacom* is now on in all its glory. A. V. Kuwcatt, have heard that the mother or Bister of the boy bad been charged dimilarly. ' Those ivhoss places of business were ca tered by the boy were willing to have the court dismiss the case. It is understood that other persona who were acquainted with the conditions eig nijied their approval of the court dis missing the case. Deputy Prosecuting At* torney Harvey said that because of hi» being just too old to go to the reform school and almost too young to go to the penitentiary, the case mi a. Lard one to settle. .fudge Snell, after thinking the matter over, decided that it mi ont of thoaa ■■Inn- g boy had dune wrong, but that a severe penalty would not work out any good. The boy'l father wa« willing lo can for him and it. m thought beet to allow tin- boy to go bark hmm. The young man poKHeiswes a college edu cation, Imt hi?, mind mia perverted by reading traahy novels. EXAMINATIONS ARE STARTED The state medical examination com menced in the Odd Fellows' temple build-' ing this morning and will continue for three days. At present 83 applicants for licenses are present, among them being four women. , They will write on four subjects today. This morning the sub jects concerned the diseases of women and children. The members of the board who are pres ent arc: Dr. F. H. ('oe, Seattle; Dr. ('. W. SharplM, Seattle; Dr. C. B. Gove, ]Bj)okaue; Dr. <■. W. Overman, South limil; Dr. 11. A. Wright Wilbur: Dr. A. K. Btuha, Oolfax, and Dr. P. B. Sweaiingen of South Tatoma. I/iVEPEJVDEfiT Iff \^LLfHIffGS~ ONE CENT who is a candidate for the republican now ination for: mayor, has opened temporary. headquarter* in till- Fawcett block/ corner Fifteenth' and; C., streets. .; ' ■■-'I', _) • >*"..'; When ; seen! by ' &%. Ham . reporter thin morning Mr. Fawcett said: ■•■;> "We have just "opened a room here for a':few,' day* where a mMthig ran In- held occasionally ; to make | plans and | talk | over the campaign with mat Jof' my > friends.' So far, however/; there, is nothiiiK:-to nay,' in regard to what our plans »ill bo. I. ;.. ■ Meanwhile, Mayor, Campbell : i» keeping Ins ear to the ground ami ; watching de velopment!. LATE TELEGRAPH WASHINGTON,']). 0., Jan. 5.-Among the president's callers ■ today was Senator l'latt 'of; New > York,'; who' assured; Itoose-' volt of } undivided republican nupport■<ln||| 1004/ ami said thai only would New York state send; a '/Roosevelt delegation '■ to the s ■ national convention/ but could bo depend ed upon to give a handsome majority at •• the election. • '^£@g|Sg&lii&MMßHll PHILADELPHIA,' Jan. 5.-Six hundred girls were rescued aad some injured-on are escapes at Smith & Son's mill* today. At no time did* they; get into la i panic. Loss $25,000-. T< IKK). Jan, S, A pnt hip ro garding the morement* <>) troopt and war *lm|ps luik been eitablithed. PARIS, .lan. r>. A diipatoh from Tokia snys thai preparationa tor the embarks tion el' two division! <>f troopi continue, The troopi are to go, presumably, I" touthem Korea. . WASHINGTON,. I). ('., Jan. 5.~-The house today, voted down: a ; motion *to ap point a committee; of jHvoUolinveetigulo , the charge! that; congressmen ' wen : con- J.',' nected with the postal scandal, : :' " : Tlic resolution/ for r ; investigation was ' .then.referred to the committee on ■ post-V offices. ; •',. > . ". BCRANTON, I'a., .lan. B. Umpire 0a» roll l>. Wright decided todas In favot of the operaton and against the tainen <>n the Saturday lmlf holiday question, NKW Yolik, .inn. B. -Minister Bam pre an Ired froni Colon todaj, Se deolined to <li»<'iish Colombia affairs except to *ay there waa ■ bettsr feeling, WASHINGTON-, I). ('., Jan. s.—The pointment of ' James ' Tanner,votherwise? known m "Corporal" Tanner. I as; regis- 1 trar of wills in the District of Columbia; is announced at the White House. .He if "< to succeed Dent, who enters the consular service. ' ; , ' _____r. .: ' -MOUNT VERNON, Ind., Jan. 5.— The towboat j, Gleaner, with: 30 barges of, Holt * coal, «as ; caught,, in . the lot below here and ; all areibeing i destroyed. : The owners : are s Pittsburg • capttulißt». i The S probable; loan ; is • $130,000. • —•«■,' • -»• CHICAGO, Jan/6.—Rendered desperate \ by. their ineffectual strike,'' the skyscraper 1 engineer! (today] issued aS call | for ithe en gineers in f. many, West : Side ~, factories -to join in the strike.;; They threaten to order ( a general strike if i tlii; is i noti sufflcient.* -'l'lic excuse for calling out the factory en-; gineera is that they are employed by mem-; berg of the Employers' association,.which;. is aiding the managers of downtown build ings to secure non-union engineers 'to takes the places of the itriken, HAMILTON, 0., Jan. S.—The circuit court lias granted Strangler Knapp ,i new trial on account of an error in the previ /ins 'trial. Knapp jLh now.under, sentence •>t electrocution on January 11, . OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 0. The hearing of (he Dietrich case ; wag postponed '■' until Thursday to allowed . th« arrival of At torney K. Buchnell from' Attorney General Knox'a office in Washington. ' WASHINGTON, I). C., Jan. 5.~-Nearly the, whole time of the cabinet meeting to. day uiiM occupied in " discussion' of the gravity of the Far Kastern nituation. The cabinet generally believes there will be a war. ;•" ■..■., ■ ■.■'■ ■ '■ ■ ■■' " WORK SUSPENDED County Commissioner Kundle. Maid. Huh morning that Ilic work on; Lin now coun ty hospital | had been , eutipencled < for * the peeent. The frame of the ' new building is up, the roof on, and ii is plastered throughout, but on account of the injury, to Contractor t Johnson New Year**'. day, no work is going on ' at ; present. ..;■: John son fell from his buggy New Year's duy and broke several rib». MARINE GLIMPSES The ship Alsternixie shifts to the West Coaat Lumber comnany'a dock this after noon to finish loading. The steamship Serbia leuves this after noon for Port J'.iai.i-i, -i, where she com pletes her cargo of lumber. . v The schooner Kennedy is taking on flour at the Taeoma flouring mills for Port Townsend. ■ ■ Th« icvi'iiuc (■tin i. Captain radtrned from up Sound tliis morn* ing. OPEN CARS IN WINTER On account of a weakened cable those citizens who are compelled.", to patronize the cable tarn are forced,- at this season of the year, •to ride ■on the i Jittlo I open ' dummy*." The heavy, cloned cars have been put in the bain and the light open on eg re now used exclusively, In speaking the matter Manager Frank lin of the company iaid; "We are mak ing repairs on the cable and one strand has had to ba taken entirelyout. We have telegraphed . for another strand ■to "•plan- it and: that in on its * way now. When we have the cable jn shape again we will be able to put (ill (I, larger car«, which are closed."