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CITIZENS OF TACOMA.: Bead the story on this page today of the white slave attempt at the K«t«cky hotel. It isn't pleasant, but READ IT. In method, in execution, it is the same accursed game
a* Jane Addams described from the Vice Commission's report in Chicago and the Rockefeller commi«ion in New York-the cold-blooded story of the luring and ruining of innocent girls. That this crime was prevented in Tacoma was due to the vigilance of the police. But read this story and remember that this is the OPEN TOWN which the vice syndicate and its newspapers are hoping to establish in Tacoma. Remember that every attack that has been made on Commissioner Pettit since his election, whether about forged orders, or theft of papers, or by lying stool-pigeons, or faked hold-ups, has been with the single aim of destroying him and putting in his place next spring a man who will let the Sandbergs run Kentucky hotels. HOME EDITION VOL. IX. NO. 7. RESCUE GIRL OF 16 FROM DEN Robs Jeweler In Daylight-Taken (By United Press leased Wire.) LOB ANGELES, Cal., Dec. 29. — "Strong-arming" and robbing Morris Martn, a Main street jew eler of $4,000 worth of diamonds, Juan Jose, an Bast Indian, eluded 800 policemen for two hours early * today, only to be captured by R. E. Beeaon, a burly motorman. Jose entered Maria's while the jeweler was placing hit diamond display in the show window. "I want to make arrangements for a loan," he said. Marin told him to call later and turned hla back. Without a word Jo«e pounced upon his unsuspecting victim. Beating Marin to the floor, the Ea«t Indian kicked him into un consciousness. Threatened To Burn Home Constable Ashby is out with a warrant for John Robbins of Mil ton on a peace proceedings. Dep uty Prosecutor Nolte says Robbins baa been raising Old Nick around home for 15 years, and last night threatened to burn the house " down over his wife's head. He will be bonded for $1,000 to behave. TAFT WORRIED WASHINGTON, Dec. 29.—Pro gressives here are jubilant over President Taffs decision to tour Ohio In the wake of LaFollette. Representative Nelson of Wiscon sin said: "The standpatters are awaken ing to the knowledge that theirs Is a losing fi<lit and trying des perately to stem the tide." NAME REGISTRARS City Clerk Edwards this morn ing appointed registrars to handle the registration which begins next Tuesday. The registrars are Mrs. EHla Kendall, N. D. Moser, P. 8. Herbert and Max Garretson. Will Try To Show That Avis Linnell Killed Self AVIS L INNELL. • > , (By United Press leased Wire.) BOSTON, Dec. 29.—A trump card for the defense of Rev. Clar ence V. T. Rlcneson, held here for " the murder of Miss Avis Linnell, was played unexpectedly toduy by District Attorney Pelletter, when he admitted having been shown Then, grabbing a tray of gems, the bandit made for the. crowded street. No one dared impede his progress, and hatless, he sped down the street with the glitter ing tray of diamonds' In his hands. Several policemen took up the chase. - An hour later the bandit board ed a Sixth st. car. Attracted by the tray of diamonds, Motorman Beeeon asked: "Hey, there, wot ye got there." "Oh, a few diamonds that I found," Jose responded. "No ye didn't," Beeeon replied. "I believe the cops want you." Subduing Jose after a brief struggle, Beeson turned the bandit, jewelry and tray over to the po lice. Mai in Is In a serious condition. ABROGATION IS HYPOCRI2Y-T.R. NEW YORK, Dec. 29.—Theo dore Roosevelt In the Outlook dis cusses the abrogation of the treaty with Russia and declares It was the only thing congress could do, yet he objects to It being done for the reason that the senate is now considering the proposition of sub mitting all treaties to arbitration. Abrogaton at this time, he says, Indicates hypocrisy on the part of this government. He thought the whole matter should have first been presented to The Hague, but says under the circumstances congress could not have done otherwise than It did. GOOD FELLOW, JOHN IS (By United Press Leased Wire.) LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29. —John J. Jeffries, Jim's brother, today offered to donate to the city 2.11 acres of land for park purposes. ESTHER IS APPOINTED Miss Esther Allstrum was form ally appointed by Mayor Seymour this morning as niarketmaster and pure food commissioner with a salary of $100 a month. records by Eugene Levitan, a druggist, that cyanide had been sold to a girl on October 13, the day befca Miss Linnell died. Levitan declared the girl look ed exactly like the picture of Miss Llnnell. The defense will claim Chat Miss Llnnell was a suicide. The Tacoma Times She Can't See Why Folks Wear Clothes When They Go Swimming to Get Clean SO THIS MISS PAID *5O AND A WEKK IN JAIL FOR HUt "HACK TO NATURE" BATH ING — AND THERE'S A WHOLE COLONY OF HER IN WASHINGTON STATE. The gauze and tight fitting bathing costumes worn by petit feminity at Atlantic City and the French watering places are tame compared to the costume worn by this little lady when she bathes In Puget Sound, says the Lob Ange les Record. In fact, bo risque and chic, whichever you like better, has been her style that it cost her a $60 fine once and a seven day jail sentence at another time. The records of the courts Bay she" was fined for bathing nude. She lives at "Home Colony," 25 wiles from Tacoma, where the peo ple had a habit of bathing this way, the authorities Bay. They are mostly Russians and have a col ony of 300 people. Emma Gold man has her hand In pretty strong there and they read her works in stead of the Bible. The bathing In the nude was a practice imported with the Rus sians and was practiced unmolest ed until just a few months ago, when the county authorities got busy. A lot of convictions were secured and Jail sentences and fines were common things about the colony for a few months. The Homeites accuse witnesses against them of hiding behind hedges and tree,trunks waiting to be "shocked." But the justice courts handed down the fines just the same. This woman, Anna Faulkoff, was fined once, and for the sec ond conviction she served a short jail term. " • , She is a graduate of the Rus sian Imperial University, and is considered a scholar in her native country. She is a member of the nobility, but was forced to leave. She is now a radical anarchist. BQBSCORES COMMITTEE (By United Press leased Wire.) TOLEDO, 0., Dec. 20.— Before leaving here today for . Xorth Baltimore), 0., Senator LaFollette refused to discuss a secret conference last night with Walter H. Brown, republican state chairman. It "Is 'believed ISrovtn sought to muKe his l»eßce. with the progressive. NORTH BALTIMORE, 0., . Dec. 20.—With every shop ; and . store in town closed to-hear him speak, LaFulMtc was given a most en thusiastic welcome here today by 2,500 persons. vf, ;.' Reiterating his belief that every office, from president to coroner, should be - under the direct pri mary, LaFollette paid his re spects to the reactionary national republican committee which met recently in Washington. "They not only went on record as opposing .voluntary primaries in states where the law does not provide for a primary," said the Insurgent . senator, "but they faikd to recognize the law In the states that have." j WANTS DIVORCE FROMJHII (By United Press Leased Wire.) PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 29. — Emma Sing Lope, a white woman, started suit for a divorce from her Chinese husband, Sj'ng Lope, to day. One of the most cruel things of which she complains is that ha accused her of flirting with white men. He would not complain If she spoke to Chinese. He also "humiliated" her by cursing her la Chinese. i THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TAOOMA. TACOMA, WASHINGTON, FKTDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1911. MISS ANNA FAULKOFP AND ONBS,OF THE CHILDREN OF THE HOME COLONY . - -"- - " ■' "" £3 Accepts Presidency Of Chink Republic (By United Vt&a ijeused Wire.) SHANGHAI, Dec.'2O.-^A|§Bptan«u of the presidency of the new republic of Clilna. Dr. Sim Vat Sen today marked what is believed to be the final coilapso of the Mancliu dynasty Hlilcli ha« ruled China for centuries. t ,< r ■\^..'■'■ ' • • The choice of Sun Vat Sen \vhs triflde unanimous today. He at once telegraphed tils nrreputnre lat tin honor. "I consider it my duty to acoepr," he wired. "My policy will he lo obtain peace and a stable go\ernment by the promptest methods possible. '-£\ l"''-< Immediately 8,000 troops-Were dispatched by the.rebel leaders to Nanking to protect th<> officials of.'the republic-to-be. . . . SHANGHAI, Dec. 29.—Dr. Sun Pat Sen, the American»Chinese Instigator of the rebellion vvio was yesterday elected the—first president of the Chinese lepitiftHjSjv will not accept unless his election is unanimous. One dlssentlti ; vnt» was cast out of 17. •**?£»jjp • The rebels and' 1 the Imperial; ist agreed today to accept' what ever form of government shall ;t» selected by the national 'assemb^ called at Pekin by Premier . Y*ia Bhl Kat, whether monarchy or republic. « • ■■- . ' •' "" s *' • The armistice will be extended and Manchu troops called in; : LEFEBVRELOSES Attorney Lel'ebvre, who waJ sued by Bertl Williams for an ac counting on the $970 he got for Williams' store when he sold it, (tad who was cited before Judge Card for contempt in the matter* has filed a demurrer today, hold ing that Card has no authority to cite him. ■ " . V; Card overruled the demurrer and set the case for January Q.'.r/: Censors Theaters Tacoma theaters are In • for trouble if they do not eliminate the Immoral and suggestive from their bills. ..-. v Social service board members yesterday declared conditions in the local vaudeville houses any thing but Ideal. The council will be asked to give the board censor i powers. Premier Yuan Is declared to be on "sick leave." lie tendered his resignation, but it was refused. . Tliero IS fear at the capital that Homo of his ' many enemies may assassinate him. JAPAN WON'T INTERFERE. (By ' United Press Leased. Wire.) j TyKIO, Dec. 29.—Replying to a demand by Wu Ting' Fang that Japs neap support bo withdrawn ,Japanese foreign minister ■ today Iron) the Manchu _ dynasty, the 'auii<vunced a policy of lion-inter fere uce In the rebel plans. ' ITIRI MONEY TRUST WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 20. -Chairman Henry of" the house rules committee today announced that that'body had determined to report a resolution authorizing an Investigation of the shipping trust, the harvester combine and the money trust, by a committee of seven congressmen. He said: "The committee has gone far enough to show, that this will mean the most sweeping probe of trust - evils ever Instituted. We arc convinced that all three trusts are immediately related." '■», , HANK CLEARINGS. Clearings ..'..'.... $664,688.2* 'Balances .......... 33,707.10| POLICE SAVE GIRL FROM FATE WORSE THAN DEATH Rescued from whit* slavers. Commissioner Pettlt's puhll mask from Pete Sandberg's Kent an innocent 16-year-old country be ruined and fastened into a II 'And he came within one foo Wednesday a pretty young g ping. In a C street five and in sociable and took an Interest in acquaintance was very entertain! She suggested that the vliiltor should set' some of the picture shows. Of course the country girl would like to. The young woman finally Invited the girl to stay over night and see some of the shows. She said she ha.d a nice room and would be glad to enter tain her over night. Telephoned Her Mother. The program was attractive to the unsuspicious little girl. Yet her. mother was expecting her homo. She telephoned her mother for permission to stay. Then the store clerk with her country girl friend started out. They took supper at a restaurant and then went to several^showji,. It was delt^hiful,, to the visitor • to such .thipgs. -.She convinced the had found" a most agreeable friend. ■ ' '•'•'' Then they went to the room of the store clerk seventh floor of the Kentucky hotel. As the hour grew late the girl was mnde aware that other room ers occupied adjoining' quarters. Thorp was a door leading Into the next room. It opened and her hostess introduced her to two young men —steeple jacks she said they were. Here was ro mance. ' Then a couple of girls from .1 downtown shooting gallery came in. They were in klmonas. They hart rooms adjoining also. The country girl began to think the customs were rather unusual. • Offered Her Drink. On the table in the men's room where they were all I assembled were many bottles of beer and som» whisky. She was asked to drink. She refused. She was Im portuned to drink. She still re sisted. She was beginning to get confused. Everything was co strange. It grew very late. " Ti.en suddenly there*came a knock at the door. . , •: . •Quickly she and her -hostess were rushed into, their own room. She was rolled under the bed to the wall and told to keep still, that It was a policeman. ' She did not know what was the matter so she obeyed. In terror she huddled in the dark corner under the bed. '.'■■.' . POLICE TO THE RESCUE Officer .lurlsh was at the door asking the men if there were any girls about there. They said no. lie closed the door and stepped back. In a fsw moments the two shooting gallery girls came out and ran Into him around the cor ner of the hall. He knew there were more. -- He went to the room of the men again and asked If they had any girls in there. They said no, they had not seen any. Jin-lull went to the room of the hostess to the wanderer and dis covered that the agreeable j ten cent £ture clerk was none other than May Ili-own, well ; knowi around town.. He asked If she had any girls there. She denied it. He went through the door to the steeple jacks and looked un der the bed. They gave him the ha-ha. •' He went back and looked under the bed of May Brown, and there was the little country girl. He brought her out, took her to a hotel r and sent her home 0.1 the morning train. When the girl stepped into the hall and she said her coat was in the men's room, Jurlsh went to the floor and asked for It. NEAIUiY SHOT MAN. The 'steeple Jacks," livid with rage at being cheated of their prey; snarled at him and said It was not there. One of them started to jump oqto . him, but was caught by his companion Just as Judith's hand brought his gun on the level. ...."„' --■;■" A fraction of a second. and the 1 trigger would have ' been pressed HOME EDITION c morals officer. Detective Jurlsh, yesterday morning stripped the ucky hotel and exposed It as a den of procurers when he dragged girl from under a lied where she was being bidden until sue could fe <>' shame. -' ■ tof killing a man In doing it. . t* •v • ;lrl from a neighboring town came to Taooma to do some ahop >n cent store she met a pleasant young woman clerk who seemed j her. The unsophisticated girl told about 1 herself , and her new ng and agreeable. • Drive Sandberg Out 1 v — : ■ It* • Pete Sandburg must get out of the saloon business In • • lin i.iiui. " ',', • • The prosecutors may not find any connection between' 4 • (lie attempt on this little country - girl, and the rich polltl- • • dan who owns the Joint. .'■" '' • • . Hut that liquor license should be revoked at once. ' ■ 4) • Tell your rouncilmen no. They're working for you. Yon 0 • m |MiyiiiK them. (Jive them your orders. <•- Tell them to • • revoke Pete* license Wednesday. Call them up now. ■ / • • • iviiii and Freeland are ready to . revoke >. the license. • • ' Here are the telephone ' numbers of. the others: __ •' ■ • ' • .. Mayor Seymour—re, Main 0168-11; office. Main • • 140. ; ■.-.: •-,;■. "V\;.*:' .■■;.' ■. ; • > ■.:, • • .' Commissioner Weeks —lt<--iil. m ■■. Main 843; office, • • Main 217. . • • (Viiiiiiiissi.iiui- Wooilr.—Residence, • Main 61 IS office, • • Mm in 158. -:. .:- s • • and there would have been v dead , "steeple jack." "I would never shoot a drunk or any ordinary criminal, but I , would not hesitate to kill one of ' these snakes if they attack me," Jttrtoh last night told the social service board. "And we'll stand by you," said 1 Dr. Ida Ilealey. .lurlsh recognized one of the > "steeple jaoks" ao n waiter who In ' the past had been supported by a woman. TWO QOU MNAIM'EAK He knew nothing of the coun i try girl when he went to the place, but was looking for two other i young girls who a few dayß ago disappeared from their homes mys teriously. Cold? Yes, But Listen To This Back East The snow "which was to have ar rlven yesterday has proven." At that, we're lucky. The wires are ticking out today about bliz zards and snowbanks and zero weatber all over the middle west. At Hutchlnson, Kas., Mrs. W. D. Nifton started out with her lit- MAYORLEAVES FAWCEn OFF PORT LIST Mayor Seymour backed down completely today and refused to appoint A. V. Fawcett on the new port commission. The commission was Increased from lf> to 21 names by the coun cil, so Fawcett could be appoint ed, but although Seymour Wednes day timidly agreed to appoint Faweett, this morning he left the fighting ex-mayor off. .Practically every member of the Commercial club. Here they are: T. L. Stiles, YV\ G. Raleigh, J. F. Fitch, A. R. Cook. L. A. Nicholson. G. W. Bullard. Frederick Heath, David White. E. G. Grlggs, Walter J. Thompson, A. M. Ingersoll, John Arkley, Henry Rhodes, Allen 0. Mason, Alexander Balllle, Alexan der Stewart, Frederick Heath, W. S. rritiKle, E. R. Rogers, T. H. Kenwortby. Frank Day and Charles H. Hyde. They are to scheme for big things in Tacoma. 80 CENTS A MONTH. IIIn i iijii in-f (lcinonHtrated Ui/il m >.j vti iimili Kiiiue of procuring lias Ih-cii on in this Siiihllntk <liv.-. Commissioner Pettlt has been maklag dest>erate efforts to clean up the dive and expects to refus* the renewal of Sandberg's llquof license when it expires In two mouths. If the rest of the com mlss!ou will stand by him he will revoke It at once. WHETHER ENOUnil l\(- UKNCK CAN HK HKCURKD TO roNvurr ANYiioni* in thiH CASK IS A QI'KSTION, AS THB COURTS Sl.lM .TO KKUIHSU MOHK IHltlii I KVIOBNCK IN THE <AS is AUAINBT A sA l.ii(i\Ki:il'lll THAN THEY !»() AUAIN'HT ANYUODY KI.SK ON KAKTH. tic- Mm In her arm* through a blizzard. She went down huggiug the little fellow to her bosom to keep him warm. She was found frozen stiff, and the boy was near ly pone. He may recover. It was 42 below »ero at l'rim'9 Albert this morning. So Tacoma l« getting off easy. Woman Was Murdered (By United Press I/ease 1 Wire.) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. Dec. 29, --Coroner Durham's '."irdict on thti death of Dr. Helen Knabe. found mysteriously slain in her at fixs here, Ib that the woman was murdered. "Complications m her life might have led to misunderstanding, prompting the motive," said tha jury. Sues For $12,000 Bmeliaa Roselinl is suing be foiv Judge Easterday today for $12.0ui) against the Salsicn Lum ber Co. for the death of her hu«-, band, who was killed when a haniear at the mill Jumped th« track with Roeellnl on it. "Wore you going fast?" asked an attorney of R. Dori, a witness who was with Roselinl. "No, It whb during working hours," said Dorl. UmxmOHAM, Wash.—H» Standard Oil Co. will close a do*l soon for the purchase of $60,000 lid' '.aiiiis here for a $500,000 distributing plant.