THE TACOMA TIMES
Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co.
Entered at the pontoffice at Tacoma, W w ti., v ffnn.l ilum matter.
ÜBKB HI M HUM'S MKAK nELEQRAPHIO NEWS SKKVIc K.
OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE BTHEET TELEPHOKI MAIN 733
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"BOTTLED UP" BY THE ISORTHERIS PACIFIC
The effective manner in which the Northern Pacific has 'bottled up Tacoma,
bo far a* railroad tran*i>ort<ition i« concerned, i- strikingly shown liv the freight
traffic arrangement* whkh the Great Northern has to make in order to get goods
out of this city, or into it.
The Great Northern cannot ship one pound of freight over the Mill of the
Northern Pacific between Tacoma and .Seattle, no m to connect with Great North
crn rail*. Only by u«ing sleitmbcmtN ,■.,.,,, the two cities can it handle such
freight ax is offered.
The Tacoma Times lias made a thorough investigation of this matter. It find*
that freight coming from the Ka*t over (In' Great Northern is unloaded at Smith's
Cove and transhipped In steamboat to Tacoma, ut considerable extra expense to
Again, when freight in offered the Great Northern at TaCOtna, for shipment
east to any point on its line, thin freight has to be hauled down to the wharf and
loaded into a steamboat for conveyance to Seattle, where it in again handled at con
siderable expense and placed al>owd Great Northern cars.
Many kindu of froi«ht. a liicli will not *tnnd thi, handling, lanimi lie accepted
b] the • •■■■ ii N"itli( in.
fOnly each kind,- m are well bond nnd proof against frequent handling, like
nncd goods, cased mcrchandi»e and tin like, an in the limited list of article*
which can be advantageously hauled by the Great Northern, lining steamboat as
sistance to ,111.1 from Seattle.
As ,1 matter of course the Great Northern must make a- low rates as the K.
I' in order to get any trade at .ill. Hence it follows that the railroad must pa)
the steamboat* for their assistance out of its freight receipts, thug reducing net
Bouu mil ni once Mk, "Whj did nol Mr; Hill, under the reccnl
'men nt brine ii tin' <:rc«i Northern and the N. 1., when b<
Mid to Ik> |ir«i lii alh m control oj both road», compel the Northern Pacific to
allow the <ii< iii Northern Freight to pui or« the N, P. tncki between Tacomn
Probably he would bam done so, under ordinary condition*. It happened, how
ever, that n great many citizens and m me aggressive state officials were up in
arms ngainrt .the "merger"- .-• > i • t were neck ing to prove that it was an arrangement to
destroy comjictition between two transcontinental roads.
It was Hill's policy not to give them one bit of evidence on which to hang i""
creding* ttgainst hint in the courts. ," He could not, therefore, afford to change the
status of freight traffic in any way,
What better evidence would Governor Me Bride have wanted, for instance, that
the two roads were being operated together under the "merger" than for Mr, Hill
to have directed ii.<- Northern I'acific to let the Great Northern use it- tracks into
Taeoma? . .
Hill alwaya claimed thai the ' net tr" wu not horn of a acheeM to make
tin i«.i roMh uperate in uatam. Benoe be could nol conaiatently bave interfered
in the •lightest degree with tr.itln arrangement* oi the two roada without at once
thro* I ii (.|«-n to attack.
j There was ■ time in Tacome when the people would have fought for the in
terest* of tin Northern Pacific, with almost as much enthusiasm as they would
Lave fought for their country. That was when the N. P. was doing all that it could
possibly do for the town, and for itself.
r the Northern Pacific long linct went over to Seattle and announced, through
J'k deni M'■l'm, thai henceforth th<- traffii ol Seattle will be .i> eagerly -im^
the traffic of TaiieHWi Tixlay the N. I' makes S,.attic nun hauls inch H"o,| rate
that tbej ,ii. able to competa at an advantage in territory formerly claimed ex
dugivetj ii.i Tacoma merchanti.
So loyalty to the Northern Pacific in sentiment wasted.
It is no moil! the friend of Tacoma than tiny other railroad.
And lastly, now that the "merger" has been destroyed by* the courts and the
Btyck.s uldcied iCiii:*U lbuletlj 1J JJI ului hi.s jjjtiuiia die said li^ ha\'c bcMcd I lit 1 mm.hi
and to have eecurod a controlling interest in the N. P. as a.< saturate property.
li this is true, what advantage is it to Tacoma to fight the battles of the N. P.
and at the same time oppose the Great Northern?
k _ The large innjoritjr of citizens are beginning to ask this question and ask it ser
iously, "■ . • ;...*. .: . ■■' '
As another string to Tueoma'a bow. there is the tnion PaeMc, which llarnnian
i> Ulking ot' extending to this city. Lot there lie a rigorOtn movemt'iit to gn alter
the I . I. The mort' ro;nl« the better, 'lacnma needl thcni all.
If the Union Pacific woulil lniihl its own line to Taeoina iiiHtend of using lives
ainaily built, 11 wimld be fnr brtler for the city, inasmuch B 4 stich ncu line would
derelop v large territorj tnlmuiry to tins city.
Eemember thii fact: That a new line an extension of the Union Pacific, would
•trike this ci!> before il would reacli Siiltle. md would make this to«n ne.iri'i f>
new tields of entel|uise to the Kouth.
With tin' Great Northern and the Union Pacific m Tacoraa, Umn trould be a
fair oliunep of also p'tiin^ the Canadian Phciflc to come down from Seattle.
Tacoma ■would glow so large and proaperoui that the C. I*, would want to come.
Tlie same would probably; be,true of the Burlington, in time.
The future of Taeoina depemls altogether u|>"ii the uuniUer of transcontinental
HUM which iht (HI secure.
Other matters should be dropped and aver) effort concentrated upon attempts
to get the various roads to come here.
A MLLUONAIRE ISEWSBOY
I'atrieU Farrellj died the other du\, a millionaire. He was not born with a
gold spoon in his mouth. He started in life, not with more "opportttnitiw" than
moat, but with none ut all.
True, when lie landed iv tins country at the a-e .if seven, in the flight ot his
parents tiom poveit) in Ireland, ht had a mouuJ muni, ll lie had any other tangi
ble capital it waa co&cealed within him.
The boy went to selling ni <w-a|iapem--at that day no lucrative business. ]?ut
he learned the business, such us it was. and made it better. It is I poor buiinoei
indeed that intelligence and energy cannot improve.
At 23 he mt »idi scliinn HMan but hud ulmi taken on weekly periodicals
and uiagu/iues and hud oUbliahad branch ptaoat). He knew liis bttaineel thoroughly.
lie hud loaned hit intelligCßCC to others ami u.i- drawing interest OB it through
jnauy profitable rivalete of trade.
'Hi* civil war came on and enormously stimulated the gale of publications. It
also increased the difficulty of distributing them. Many a man in that business
Quit, discouraged and defeated. Hut to young Furrelly, who had the right stuff
in him. it was opportunity.
K''.y With live other ineu he formed the American News Co. The shrewdness and
energy that were his before created a wider field for successful business.
Everybody today knows about the American Co., and there is no surprise oc
casioned by the announcement that its founder made an immense fortune. Nor
is there really any ground for surprise that a millionaire should have conic up
from poverty. Most of them do.
There is no "opportunity" iv all the w >rld lor the man who has not got the es
sential quaiuu- within hiiii»elt'. To the man who has these qualities who has
mastered hi« bu-ines-s. whatever it ia— the whole world i» one great Opportunity.
Of course to be a millionaire is not to have the only, or the highest success.
It is only one type and by no means the best. Hut, at the same time, the man
who builds, up a great and useful business present* good illustration of the qualities
that find success in any direction sought.
WOMEIS ON JURIES
There hag been wide diwuwtioii and much atpnMiM of overwrought opinion
cf th* roi'ili i'ii|i,mtling of a jury ot women in Chicago to determine the Question
of s<iiai>a;ng ■ destitute mother and child Or sending both to a charitable institu
As a plain matter of fact a jury of women '» not a new thing in this country
•t all. hi at ItM.-t a half dozen states the laws admit women to the jury bos and
there is no end to the official records of their efficient service.
Scots* toe t'P"? the fxantliisa vu uuxiUvl i.» I.UUUIUI in Wyoming territory,
•lining all iti rarly development, women -orvetl on grand and petit juries. Chief
Juati i tliat ten tdf] -.^l, as far bad; m 1872:
"After the grand jury had been in session two days the dance-house keepers,
gamblers and demimonde fled out of the territory in dismay to escape lie indict
ment of women jurors. I have never, in 23 years' experience in the courts of the
country, Km a mmc faithful and resolutely honest grand and petit jury than
Dining tin- many feara that Howe »v chief justice he >wnlnnll] iummoned
uouifii v jurui- ,ijnl repeatadly nave tha iti itunonf a* to their efficiency.
In coatpUing the Oral roluae of ''■ V\'yo«inf hcretary and Acting
I ■ ■ . '■' I or as Haying:
''The only dissenting voice* against woman suffrage have been those of convicts
tried and found guilty liy women jurors."
DuiiuL' i!ih time that women rated and were therefore eligible for jury service
hi W - in.ii Territory, the diatinguiahed Eloger S. Qreen* wm ehiel justice, anil
"i ' chargi to a grand fury parti) made up r>l women he aaid:
of court have I beld in which nomen bava perved .i- grand and
jiiidi-. mill ii :. certainl) b fact beyond dispute thai n* other twelve terms
ilntarj tot rentrainl of crime ever have been held in this territory. Foi fifteen
rears I have been trying to do «li.it a judge ought, bui li.ive never until now [ell
underneath and around me, in the degree thai .■ judgi i. - . to feel it, the
upbuoyjng might ol the i pie in the line of full and itsulute enforcement "t the
So I I igo jurj to dubiouxly diwiix«ed as an ex[fernnent was ni experi
X^&OK C^JSfT^TIA. OrREV
Household 'Pefts — Lice
B\ PIIOF. H. I). GOULD, I!. C. S.. M. S.
'The term "loune" rovers a widei
of 1 1< —t - than might lie- -11].|.0-eil. lie-iill'
llle he.'il louse thai ha- made il-ell "felt"
no degradinglj among school children, we
bave the book loiine. devouring our litera
ture, and the innumerable tribee of plant
lice, devouring om fruil and Bower*; and
animal lice pestering birdi ami animals.
with the tingle exception oi the hog
I be litei al ure of t he world i- quite volu
ininoii- on the subject of lice, ami the pte
ence of the word in all languages, both an
cienl and modern (aeuallj in the form of
luia '), imli. ate- the claim oi the louse to
respectability, >i nntiquitj and wide ac
quaint.llli c ale a mnile.
Viewed under the microscope, the lonae
Keep the Child in School
Keep the boys ami girls in school. Not
ig keep them out of mischief, but for the
real goad obtained.
Tim. education doesn't make the man,
ml tin' educated man can make hi-; way
where.an uneducated 111,111 .cannot.
Don't lauKhiU-tli^-iS^h© I.Htir." an.l
wage war against the algebra "which the
child will never use."
IT is NOT WHAT THE CHILD RE
MEMBERS BUT WHAT HE LEARNS
TO DO that counts in the long run.
Than studies which at first thought
seem useless are teaching the boys and girls
how to accomplish things. Algebra teaches
not only how to solve a problem at mathe
matics, but it teaches the student that TO
(iKT AT A THING IN THE RIGHT
WAY IS HALF THK VICTORY.
To be able to read quickly a sentence in
Latin teaches the child that he can do dif
ficult things, that effort meets its reward.
Miss VAN OHM'S CALLING GOWN.
The callers have poured in thick and fust
tinet Mr? Van Orm has been at the
Terry*'. Yesterday Elizabeth and her
If you wi.-h for all the comforts of a homo, without tlie MnojincM, go to the
Roohtstfr. Kverythiug the be«t. Kamilifs (irn weekl] or mnntlily rates. American
plan. Mr*. Eliidbeth Forbea. Mau>m«i'. F. J. Carlidi
THE TACOMA TT>IT.«»
is a good illustration of tlie respiration of
injects. Insects do not breathe through
their heads. While in the larva or worm
imm, their lung tissue, called the trachea.
i- spread out along their sides just under
the akin, and the little spots seen along the
tide of .1 worm fire the breathing spores or
Openings where the lung tissue comes near
the surface. At these points there is only
.1 thin la eel ike covering, enough to keep the
dust out, and when a worm humps its bark
up out of the mud it is simply to get a
chance to breathe. A louse does not g.i
through the lam state—it i- hatched a
loute, right from the egg or "nit," but its
breathing spores may be seen as little dark
spots all around the edge of its back, ns
shown in the cut.
A view of their peculiar claw is also
shown, but there are many variations of
this form, for every rail 1 of man has a
louse with a different style of foot, anil
they tire all very persistent in following
their own fashions. An expert microscop
i--i could identify the clothing of a negro or
an Indian if lice were found in it, as easily
as by the microscopic examination of a hair
or a drop of blood.
The cure for this degrading pest is clean
linens, but lice may be caught from close
contact with others in crowds, or from
dollies hung in miscellaneous wardrobe*.
and reflect no discredit. White precipitate
and sulphur ointment are effectual reined
ies where anything more than a fine
toothed comb is needed.
MY CYNTHIA OREY.
Have you eve.r attempted to untie a knot
vfhen you weri Imlf taleep? The fingers re
111—*->l to respond to the sleepy mind. Yon
have untied knots just ,-ik hard when you
wric awake, yej the sleepy mind cannot
direct the fingers and they suddenly lie
•lust this difference exists between the
educated and uneducated mind. The lined.
mated man i- never quite awake.
The more a rhild knows, the more hi
The more a child knows, the more he can
'I lie more a child knows, the more i
gel out of the thinps which lie about him.
Keep him in school, then, as long ;is it is
possible. Keep him in school that his eyes
may enjoy what yours Wi'vr not trained to
see; tli.it hit ears can hear what yours were
not trained to hoar; that hooks of life.
which you may not read, ma) l>e open to
mot her went out to answer some of them.
I taw them just as they were starting out.
"Ooodby, Mrs. Brenton," called Elizabeth,
for I was sitting on the front porch. She
always ha* a smile and a pleasant word for
everyone. Her dress was of champagne
col,iied crepe de chine. The skirt was made
"ith a panel of the goods straight down
the front, and tiny crepe de chine covered
buttons were set on the edge of the panel
to correspond with the folds of the skirt,
which ran quite round the other side of
the panel. There were three rows of shir
ring at the top of the skirt, just running
tip to the panel. The bodice was made
with a yoke and collar of hand work in
lace and ribl>on and knots, the ribbon and
dainty lace insertion were put together
with fagoting in a scroll design. The yoke
was outlined with white silk fringe. The
slee\es were shirred just above the elbow
mid again above the fall of laco ruffles,
which finished the sleeves. Her hat was ol
pale blue straw, with a great white plume
and a fall of white lace. She wore gloves
and shoes to match her gown.
Mi>.« Pamela Coleman Smith, a London
society woman, earned her admission Into
the London smart set by telling strange
Jumbi stories, which she learned in child
hood during a visit to Jamaica, where it is
I common practice to tell stories to the
children as a reward for good conduct.
Miss Smith's peculiar charm, and the ex
traordinary costumes which she wears, and
the strange little fingers which she manipu
lates as actors of the story which she tells,
have made her the rage in the English
drawing room. She is well paid for the en
tertainment which her remarkable talent
and her early education afford.
C. H. HOLMES
Funeral v er the remain,- ol
< aptain C. 11. Holmw im htld at I
<■ -in-i- of th« ib ceased, 1333 Sixth I
avenue, thia afternoon.
Captain Holmei »\a- «•<■]) known through
out Il■■ i a lUDty, (\>r several years he
and George I!. Oaf ! wen associated in
the rea] estate and loan btnaneat and it
wraa while be iraa astociated with Mr.
1' taoi ili it lip mv elei ted to the office
hi count; oommuaioiter, which poaition lip
held Cor several term*.
Be came here froio fowa where hi
nerly engaged in general merchand
H«' nraa a civil war veteran and belonged]
to Cuater f »*«—t in Tacoma and waa also
a member of the Loral Legion.
He ii lurvived by ■> wife, three rona and
i daughter, the latter one ol the lead i
at the (lijih ichool.
i NOT DROWNED
"I am the man that they laid was
drowned," snid Captain Hickey of the
schooner Ella <'-. to The Times tod ty.
"Some bad weather and a scarcity of
li-b delayed us," continued Captain
.. "bul we were nol in the leasl
dangei and didn't have an accident of any
Sensational reports had been circulated
-tatinj: that the Ella a. had met disaster
off Cape Flatter) and several of the crew.
including the captain, had been lost, This
dramatic rtory tinned into thin air when
the trim little craft came up the Sound to
Tacoma last night.
The I'.lla <;. baa a fair catch of fish.
The Annie M.. Hero and Jennie !■'. Decker
also came in last nijiln with fairly good
enrgoes. Altogether they brought li-ii
enough in stock op the local markets and
have -■ 'nic left.
In Hackett Strait^ Captain Hickey
brought down the mail for them. The
catch of the fled wag repented to him
Alice T. Alger, 240; Ztllah May, ISO;
Dora Scinard, 35; Jessie, fiii: Otto, '-'7:
Diana. 30. Evidently this hag not been a
: season foi the seajers,
John 11. Brown, aged -M. died yesterday
ul 2721 Siiiili lln-inii gtreet. Funeral
services will take place Sunday at - p. m. (
undei the auHpices of the American Order
ol Foresters, Washington Court No, 8993,
it rloska's chapel. Burial will be in the
The funernl of Rosa Schwartze wag held
tliis afternoon at Hoska'i chapel.
Calvin IMullii,- & ( o. report the follow
ing sale^ this week: Sold to Kdvvard R.
Kay for Clare I. C.arretson a choice build
ing site on N and Fourth streets, for $50;
t,i ('. 11. Buelow lor M. K. Snell. two lots
on South Filth and M streets, for *l.OIMJ;
to WiMuirn Fairchild for .1. 11. Miller,
i house and lot for *4.'>o; to J. H, Hop
kins for Jesse O. Thomas, jr.. three lots
on North Steelo and Eleventh streets.
KauferV, 1127 Tacoma ave
nue —Books, Stationery and
McDonald Shoe Co.'s
of Bboei for Men are positive con
vincers that our Shoes and Prices
Mom's Top-round 93.50 shoes in
clude all leather*, select Vici Kid,
fine sraooih Velour Calf, plum))
select Box Calf and the popular
(Vrona Calf. '•The Strong Shoe.'
Vii extra for specials, all
NOTE—Ticket on $25.00 Gold
Watch with etch pair of boy's and
Cor. 13th and Pac. Aye.
A New Ice Box
should lie chosen for five thing". First, ita «^ >. (fUjjtt . ,«, . lj
economy. Will it preserve tile in' or melt 'T** J 0 [^CT>BilM |J
rapidly? Second, it* efficiency. Will the | ] |j| *f|y 11 [ '.: m J
food chambers ho really ire cold even for -l^]^.^— I jljEhct ~ IF^ i^TTil
a reasonable time after the ice mail hart i -mi LS %1/^^w' I ' E SZ ||
failed to come? Third, its cleanliness. Will !| :JaK2 iSBf I] -iS^m
it be easy or difficult to dean every part!}! HE? ll'l^BgWl'l jj^r ||
Fourth, its appearance. A nice looking re- r^- ""Jp] :'() jl Irfl^TrTr .g"
frigerator adds rest to your appetite. A Zc^ T^^S^
pour looking one doe* exactly the opposite. • >j. few .v^J\ rJ"3
Fifth, it- [nice, which must nut be niora gSj, $jaSJ?Bss£ii£\f\^
than moderate. . -^J jHifS^ 11 rw^ij
Refrigerators Dpf RIqSJhL
embodying all these points are now "on ■^^^* "^fMISS* [o^imtUf.
view at our place. The morning is the .
best time to call.
11. W. Myers & Co.
Dealers in Hardware and Furniture
Phone James 2576 Corner 11th and X
*. ' .J
Now ie your chance to buy Wall Paper, Mouldings and many other articles
to decorate your homes. Having decided to close our retail store we are
offering goods at 50 per cent of former prices for cash.
'Pacific Glass and Paint Co.
1305 Pacific yi-Oentie
COAST DEFENSE GUN
Just how effective has been the artillery
fire from the forts at Port Arthur is im
possible to .-ay. owing to the secrecy mani
fested by the Japs. One of the big
scientifically Fitted at
914 Pacific Avenue.
HELP WANTKD MALE.
WANTED—Traveling agent, salary $20 pet
week and expenses; cither woman or
man. tall at 1108 South E St., M. A.
ROOMS AM)" BOA!IDT"
TABLE board; first-class service. Mrs. E.
Ila vert.v. Eleventh and J streets.
<!IRL for general housework and to take
care of children. Apply Mrs. L. H.
Munter, 1014 K. 30th St. '
GENTS 1 TAILORING, and all kinds of
cleaning, pressing and repairing. 1311
South C Street. Red 6551.
7-room house and 2 lots, all impts; fruit;
a nice cor. in North End, above grade,
An improved business corner in city of
North Vakima. \Vn , would tvnde for Ta
5 choice lots. cor. Center and Alaska Stß.
A good grocery business, with or without
Team of horses and harness weight
Will exchange lots for clearing land.
JOHN H. PALMER,
Room 424 California Block.
t6n SALE—No. SQO So. I St., four-room
cottage, new; city water. BOUrn and
four lots |750, or with seven lot-
Close to school and street car line. Terms:
$200 down, bal. in monthly payments. H.
Q. Palmer, 5402 So. I St. '
$735 SNAP in lodging house. Parties with
the cash can get a bargain. (•. B.
Aldrich, 525 California Bldg.
FOR BALE-REAL ESTATE.
FOR SALE—Small (-room house, r
graded, planted in garden, for 1600. 4::n>
So. Vakima Aye. On Piijrallv.ji ar. '
away street car line.
guns used by the Russians at Port Arthur
is showin in this photograph, as is a
bombproof, the opening of which may be
seen in the bank to the left of the gun's
For Every Man
there are certain days that are not
like all the rest. They are anni
versaries of one thing or another.
Signalize them by a gift. There
is no more graceful way. We will
make it very easy for you.
MAHNCKE & CO.
014 Pacific Avenue.
ALL kinds of second-hand clothing bought
and sold. 131 i So. C St. Red 6851.
CIGAR and fruit stand in heart of city;
party going east. Enquire McKet
House, seven rooms, 2813 A street.
Suite of four rooms, 1921 Vakima.
Suite of seven large rooms, 1921 Yakima
avenue, can be occupied by either one or
Suite of three rooms at 618 So. 13th St.
Suite of five rooms in Grandin Apart
ment-, 019% So, C street.
LARGE STABLE, cor. 26th and Pacifio
JOSHUA «PEIRCE, 726 Pacific Aye.
FOR RENT—An attractive suite of four
rooms in the Grandin Apartments, 919^4
C street. .Joshua Peirce, 726 Pacific Aye.
W. T. and Bertha L. Thomas, Osteopaths,
314 California Bldg.; 4 years of success*
MONEY TO LOAN.
TO LOAN-SI,OOO or less on real estate.
J. A. Trost, 524 California Building.
RAG Carpets and Rugs. Rugs made from
old Ingrain or Brussels carpets. Hoil
Bros., 717 So. 11th St. Black 2325.
O'NEAL & HOUCK—Carpet cleaning, up
hoi ing, furniture repaired, feat hen
renovated. 303 So. .1 St. YWje Main 323.
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