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j\:' Va- :■ f THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA I r -..<'7V* V^i^^V.-ri^k _ _^ . __ _^_____ . ______ _____ VOL. IX. NO, 92. CONTRACTORS COMBINE BEHIND MILLS, WOODS AND LAWSON STRIKERS TO TURN DOWN SETTLEMENT (By Initctl Press Leased Wire.) HOQI7IAM, April 6—This town \m as calm as a May morning, said Chief of Police Quinn today. "There hattn't been so much a« n heated discussion in 24 hours." The strikers have not ho far accepted the offer of the lumber companies. HOQUIAM, April 6.—Strikers at the Hoquiam mills are today considering the following settle ment proposition made to them by the mill owners: First —No recognition of tne I. W. W. Second —The mills will not dis criminate against union men. Third —The mill men endorse the organization of a "citizens' labor bureau" as recommended by the "citizens' committee." Fourth—A minimum wage of $2.25. "White" labor to be giv en preference. Labor to be furn ished through a "citizens' labor bureau." The agreement is signed for the citizens' committee by P. J. Mourant. H. C. Watklns and Ar thur Bridges; for tho employers by the Northwestern Lumber company, the E. K. Wood Lum ber company, the Eureka Cedar Lumber & Shingle company, the Hoquiam Lumber & Shingle com pany and the Grays Harbor Lum ber company. That Mayor Ferguson will not be recalled, the citizens' commit tee havlnig abandoned Its plans, was announced last night. The strikers, however, are cir culating petitions for the recall of Commissioner W. B. Ogden, who refused to vote to dismiss Police Sergeant Hardwiek, who was ac cused of brutality to arrested strikers. Means tho Black. List. Local I. W. W. leaders don't ibelleve that the Hoquiam strikers will accept the terms of the mill owners. "The I. W. W. is not fighting for recognition," said 1 one of them. "But lam certain that the Strikers will not agree to have all employes hired through a 'citi aens' labor ibureau.' We are firmly convinced that this is only & scheme for blacklisting our men. "The "bureau* simply means that this citizens' committee can dictate who Bhall be employed. You can readily see the result." SOCIALISTS PROTEST SEATTLE, Aprlv 6. —One of the iblgigest meetings ever held by the socialists In Seattle is planned tomorrow night at Dreamland hall to protest against the authorities in the strikes at Aberdeen and Hoqulam. llulot M. Wells, can didate, for mayor In the recent election, will be one of the speak ers. A monster parade preced ing the mass meeting Is being ar ranged. Decision is Appealed Deputy Prosecutor Burmelster will appeal from Judge Chap man's decision assessing the costa in the Marjorie Rlemann case to the state. Chapman ruled that Mrs. Liazie Magnussen's flight for possession of her daughter was a quasi-criminal case and that she need not pay the costs. South N St. $60.00 each for three lots in Hoemer's Add. Street grade, sidewalks and all taxes paid. Abstract and warranty deed. Ono block from car line. Calvin Philips & Co. California Bldg. Main 23 READ THE THRILLING STORY OF JOHN TORNOW THE BEAST-MAN IN MONDAY'S TIMES TANNER TELLS GRIM TALE OF STARVATION TORTURE Dr. Hazzard, Port Orchard starvation doctor, now on 11th day of her -to day fast, going for a horseback ride with an attendant. Dr. Hazzard shown to right. She hast lost 10 pounds and shows it "Appetite is passing. She lias suffered—yes. But wait till hun ger conies!" Dr. Tanner, the 82-year-old originator of the fasting cure, was speaking. Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard was entertaining her friends informally in her rooms at the Lincoln hotel Sunday. She was chat ting with eßrnarr Macfadden of the wavy locks and the bulging biceps—the Chicago Masfadden, the vegetarian physical ciilturist, who keeps fit by fasting when he isn't dining on lettuce and nuts, and who has the physique of a Hercules and the appetite of a wren. Dr. Tanner and Macfadden are old friends. They were discussing old times. Very slim, and almost girl ish, Dr. Hazzard looked in her tailor-made suit. Her cheeks were pink, her eyes shining, and her lips were parted in a smile. "The first week Is tho hardest," said I>r. Tanner. "It is then that one suffers the pang!! of api>etite. You must not confound ap petite with hunger. Appetite is abnormal. Even dyspeptics have appetite. Did you ever have ilj>p«-i'>in'.' If mi, you know what it is to suddenly crave ttie most outlandish dishes at the im-si un earthly hours. That is apetlte. The drunkard's craving for drink and the smoker's craving for tobacco are appetite. "Dr. Hazzard!" The woman, hearing her name spoken, looked across the room, smiling inquiringly. "What would you like to eat now?" "Nothing now, thank you, doctor. Tills morning I wanted snlt pork. And that Is strmige, because oi'dinnrlly I can't bear the thought of salt pork." "WHEN APPETITE IS CONQUERED" "Appetite!" said Dr. Tanner. "When I was making my 40-day fast," he went on, "I suffered the torments of the damned the first week. Then there was a period when the thought of food was dis tasteful. When should a fast be broken? When nppetlte is con quered, when the distaste for food passes, and hunger comes. Then the breath will be sweet, the pulse normal. You will know when the time is at hand. You will be hungry. You don't know what real hunger is. It only comes after fasting, when the stomach is empty and clean and clamoring for food. You would eat leather or ten-penny nails if you were really hungry. "When I forgjse my 40-day fast I was laboring under the old mistaken notion that to fill my stomach with food would be most dangerous. My doctor had told me so. So I railed for a glaws of milk. 1 sipped it. Did you ever pour a cupful of water on the des ert? It was like that. I called for another and bigger glass of milk. I sipped that. Frenzied, I called for a third glass and took it at a gulp. "I was certain I was killing myself. The doctor had told me I would surely die if I did not break the fast gradually. I called for three large peaches and devoured them. I called for three large California pears and devoured them. And, still hungry, I went to Bee my doctor. "In the street I found a watermelon which someone had dropped on the sidewalk. It was a big melon —a whopper—and the fall had split it so that the luscious heart showed. It danced up and down and dared me to eat it. I forgot dignity. I fell on that melon nnd burled my face in it until my ears were wet. There was only the thinnest rind left when I got through. "I told the doctor what I had done. 'I knew yon would make a fool of yonrself,' he said. 'You will be dead in 24 hours." "The great Dr. Hammond, who set himself up as a medical pope, and who had set the limit of human endurance at 10 days without food, admitted that my faßt was bona fide, but added: 'He has ruined his stomach. The first food he puts into it will set up in flammation, and he will die.' "I went to bed, thoroughly frightened. And slept like a child! In the morning I had ham and eggs and griddle cakes. And the stomach I had 'ruined' is still doing business at the old stand. I wouldn't swap it for any stomach on earth." The Story of the Year In The Times Monday Fred Dealt has been down In the land of John Turno this —that - strange figure who has been terrorising Southwest Washington from the Columbia to Willapa and who nas six igrirn notches on his crazed rifle. ■, , E Bealt Is back today with the —the first real story of John Turnow and one of .the most re markable | newspaper S articles j of the year. It "will* be »rinted ]in the Times Monday. ■ This man dealt, by the way, is one of the best feature writers in the country today.- Trained la the big Cleveland Press office, fie was sent to London three years ago for the ..United Press. Two month* ago be left for the coast. He'll write for the Times at In tervals. y, -\ .--■' r -.-V;'-.v- '. .■ The Turno* article i* a irapert) bit of : news writing.V Watch ■ for , it ■ Monday.. C^g; KiiiM'MX-^ TACOMA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, APRIL 6,1912. NAVAL MAN'S WIFE FIGHTS ACCUSATIONS BREMERTON,' April o.—Cross examination of Hotel Clerk G. Gray was the chief feature this morning of the court martial of Lieutenant .loin-. Regarding Gray'n advice SO Jones and Mrs. Mcßeynolds to register as man and wife, the court asked him: "Do you frequently advise Min gle people to register as man and wife?" "On several occasions I have," replied Gray. "Under certain cir cumstances I have done so.'* "What idea," asked the court, "did you hear of the relations r\ ititing between Lieutenant .Imici and Mrs. Mc.ltrynolds?" "That il.. i were upright and honorable," replied Gray. BREMERTON, April G.—Mrs. Margaret Mcßeynolds, divorced wife of the complaining officer and finance of the accuse*!, again took the witness stand this morn ing after being excused yesterday afternoon on account or illness. She was visibly weakened by the nervous strain of a grilling cross examination. The attorney for Lieutenant C. K. Junes, who Is on court martial on the change of "scandalous conduct," asked that she be excused, saying that she was suffering from chills and a headache. The prosecution took Mrs. Mc- Reynolda to task for returning to Bremerton last fall and living with her husband when, accord- Ing to her testimony, she had al ready become engaged to Lieu tenant Jones. "It was on account of my boys," she said. "1 couldn't help It. I came back. I couldn't bear to stay away from them any longer." Cross examination showed that Mrs. Reynolds had dined and played golf and bridge with Lieu tenant Jones before her separa tion. She emphatically denied that she paid any more attention to him than to any other brother officers of Lieutenant Mcßey nolds. Q. B. Gray, clerk at the Rainier Grand hotel of Seattle, was allowed to Rive expert testi mony to the effect that Lieuten ant Jones acted properly when he registered as "C. B. Davis and wife" in securing a room for Mrs. Mcßeynolils at the Stewart hotel. Want To Help Tacoma? Things are humming at Pettlt headquarters today. The committee invites every man and woman in the city who wants Tacoma to be run for \he people instead of the cor porations and vice syndicate to come to room 624 National Realty building or 621 to the woman's' headquarters. The tele phones are Main 9277 and 9273. Hundreds of new workers have enlisted In the Pettit cam paign since the primaries. KIDNAP EDITOR (By United Press Leased Wire.) SAN DIEGO, Cal., April 6.— Declaring that the kidnapers of Editor Abraham R. Bauer of the San Diego Herald has been rec ognized by witnesses, and that ar rests would follow today, Sheriff Jennincgs is takimg an active part in the latest development in the fight between the police, vigil antes and I. W. W.s here. Saner, whose weekly paper hag: bitterly attacked the police In the free speech fight, was seized last night by six men in front of his home near the business district and directly across the street from the fashionable University club. Members of the club heard the cry of "Murder," followed by a revolver shot. Screaming for help, the editor was forced into an automobile, and as his wife and two daughters rushed onto the porch, was whisked away. Mrs. Saver was prostrated toy the shock and may not live. Recover Gems (.By United Press li©ased Wire.) NEW YORK, April 6.—That within the next few days detec tives will recover in this city part, if not all, of the $50,000 collec tion of jewels stolen from Mrs. Eugene de Sabla in San Francisco is the opinion here today of Pta kerton operatives. The Jewel* were stolen from a room In the Palace hotel In Ban Francisco dar ing a Mardl Qras ball there last montlx. Three Queens Light and Dark One Will Be Ruler of Montamara Land Miss HAZEL liiiuwN. Miss AMY liMIMI. Miss ANITA OONNKLLY. Three queens looks like a Rood hand for Tacoma to hold. Here they are—the candidates so far announced for queen of Tacoma's Montamara Festo this summer. Queen Anita Is fair, petite and vivacious. Queen Amy is dark and sober eyed. Queen Hazel has blue eyes and dark hair. Everyone who buys a Tiger button can vote for the queen of the car alvsl. t Abe Ruef, In Prison Cell, Tells How He Sold Out San Francisco (By .United Press Leased Wire.) SAN FRANCISCO, April 6.— Stung by a recent editorial in which lie waa described a« "hu man hyena" nnd a "surly, cun ning, cynical rogue," whose parole would lose for the city the respect of reputable men the world over, Ahe Ruef, once political liobs of San Francißco, today made a dra matic statement of hie misdeeds. "Wlth others," says Ruef, "I co-operated in selling out the city of San Francisco and so I am In a prison cell. It has taken these stone walls, this KM, six by ten, to bring me to the full realization of the Iniquity of this betrayal. "How and why my life flow so wide of its igoal 1 am now deter mined to trace in the hope that it may prove of benefit to society. *When I first entered politics I was a'sanguine young lnan of 21. I had graduated from the Califor nia university law department. With Franklin K. Lane, Ferdi nand Vaesatilt and John H. Wig- IRE WATER DETROIT, April 6.—With the Pere Marquette railway worth $118,000,000 and watered so it has to pay interest on $70,000,000 of bonds and the service run down bo that wagons are active com petitors in hauling freight, the road went Into the hands of re ceivers yesterday. , The company has watered the stpek so often and played so high In the Wall street game the road is simply swamped, and when it asked the state commission of Michigan to allow $4,000,000 more bonds with the same old cry of "putting the road on its feet," the commission said no. 1500 SOLDIERS AT CARNIVAL I Present plans contemplate at least 1,500 soldiers In uniform »n the big Montamara parade here July 4. With such war talent on hand representing the army and navy of Uncle Sam and the Sea forth Highlanders of Canada the committee: intends to have a mil itary program that will be a win ner, i . Drills by the Highlanders, broadsword contests in the | sta dium, wall scaling, tug of war and other excitements will be provid ed to '.:■ intereta' both spectators and participant*. ; . WEATHER FOM3OAST. * S'■' Shower* tonight and Sunday. >' more, I hoped to organize a dub for civic reform. Through Lane, we corresponded with similar lit erary bodies endeavoring to awatc en American public conscience, one of which was represented by Theodore Rooesveit, tlien moving along the same lines In New York. "Today Lane Is Interstate com rneroe commissioner. John H. Wigmore Is dean of the North- LIVING ON (1.85 PER DAY To ilUi'iiss the fight for liigtirr wages a Hums meeting of mill workers will be held tomorrow nfternoon at the I. W. W. hall, If the li.ill in-.ofiic,, too crowded i ln> crowtl will go to 12th and I'a cillc avenue. There is said to be a general undercurrent of unroot existing in all t'u' ".ills of the city. John—is a striker at the St. Paul & Tacoma mills. He is a "straw boas". His wages were $1.85 a day. He has a family of four chil dren, the oldest six years of age. John worked at the mills about eight months. When he started he had a little money saved up and was out of debt. Now after working steady for eight months! ho has only 65 cents between family and starvation, and owes a number of bills. Here's Expense Account Here is an average monthly statement, showing receipts and expenditures of John's house hold: Receipts— Wages $48.00 —$52.00 Expenses—■ Groceries, Meat $40.00 Rent $ 7.00 Light, water . .$ 2.10 Balance-minus $ 1.10 —$ 2.90 He figured nothing for clothing, nothing for pleasures and luxur ies of any kind! And still there was in some months a deficit in the monthly statement! "That's the reason I struck," said John. To keep on working OFFER ELK TO TACOM A PARK Congressman Wanburton - In a letter to the county commission ers Bays Uncle Sam will send to Mt. Tacoma • reserve as many young elk as the people out here want to pay for. . ■ ■■■• The coat will be about $10 a head to capture the elk and the freight from Yellowstone . park will be In addition to this. The park Is now overstocked and the government wants to get rid of, a lot. . . i. , The county has no money and the matter may t>e referred to the Commercial club. . V CARRY " nkIXEF'pRESE. 3To aid flood sufferers "In the Mississippi Valley the Wells-Fargo Express company today ! announc ed that it will carry free of charge any amount oX money or provis ipM.'V--- •■'-"■•^i-V. -,>y•.'■■s^ iv^y.-'.t- :-,>*.*'"• western university. I am In a pris on cell. "They live in honor —I in dis grace. Their words are listened to with r.-»|i«-<i — 1 speak only with the consent of the guards and un der their censorship. They are high in the councils of men—l In the lowest degradation. They live the lives of men —I tha life or a felon." tiimply meant hunger and starva tion to my wife and children. So I decided that when the others be gan to quit I had better quit also. Anyhow, I might as well sturve idle hs starve working." Many of the men at the St. Paul mill are working for $1.70 for a 10-hour day and $1.80 for II hours at night. They get 10 cents extra for that extra hour of night work. Wear Baby Ribbon It was a live, but perfectly or derly picket line that was thrown along the Eleventh si. bridge this morning. To Insure against vio lence in their own ranks, the pickets selected a committee to search them for knives or guns. All the pickets were also distin guished this morning by a light red baby ribbon around the sleeve. "Get your $2.60 a day and watch Tacoma grow," was the slogan to the men as they were going to the mills. Once in a while a workman would stop and talk to the pickets. If, after a few minutes he turned and walked home Instead of going to work, cheers and shouts of approval greeted him from the long line of pickets. A total of 422 entered the mills this morning, according tk> the pickets, indicating that not. more than half the usual force is at work. Satemrnt From Mill Supt. Palmer could not be seen this morning. "There Is no strike. A few men have quit, that's all," was the statement given out at the mill. PISTOL DUEL BEAUMONT, Texas, April 6. — M. A. Knight and W. C. Whitney, building contractors and leading citizens of Beaumont, are both dead today as a result of a pistol duel. They had quarreled over work. Both men. leave widows and families. VANCOUVER, Wash.—Declar ing that his eyesight is so poor that he could not guarantee his curves the mayor Is to be excused from pitching the first ball of the season. • IMMIGKANTB MI'HT OO BACK. • • A carload of Immigrants who faded to meet the require- 9 • nienta of Inspection, coming over from Seattle, wtll be aont • • from here to New York next Wednesday to ibe deported. • • There are men, women and children and that carload will • 9) represent a carload of blasted hopes and ruined anticipations. • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••a 30 CENTS A MONTH. BIG SCHEME TO CONTROL COMMISSION "There la • combination of half a dosen of the big contractors to get in on the city. They are oo operating with the open town «d --vocates and are going down th« line for Mills, Lawson and Wood* —all contractors, yon notice— get control of the city eommlMloa. Then watch the city begin paying royalties on street paring and sec the taxpayers get bumped In th* good old way." ■ . ' ,V| : Such was the sentiment of m prominent contractor today. %■' ' With big paving projects ahead, the Oreen river and Nlsqually jobs still uncompleted and plenty; of new work In prospect the fel lows who want to grab something are on the Jab. They see a chance for the corporations and special interests to gain complete control of the commission by electing three men. • ■ ;: • With Mills, Uwnn and Wood* to tie to It would not matter what Kreeland and Seymour did. ; Turn three could carry any proposition, they desired. •• v.;.;' > A scrutiny of the election fig tires shows that these three studs' close together and carried the same precincts generally In the primaries despite the fact that th* vote was split up by the personal* •ties of many candidates. ',/'.;. In the open town precincts th* big votes came for Lawiori, Woods and Mills and It Is op to the people to get busy, against this combination If they want to re tain control of Taooma. ;,■£*.^ -^ POISONED GUM COST $10,000 (It) United Press Leased Wire.) SPOKANE. April t.—Tw« sticks of "poisoned gum" and * draft for $10,000 figured promi nently In a remarkable story told here to Justice Stocker by H. A. Bralnard, a wealthy farmer of Qarwod, Idaho. Bralnard told the court that while under the influence of "pol* soned gum" he had been Induced to sign a draft for $10,000 which was to be bet on a horse, the faliu* lout winnings of which were to b« turned over to him. The horsel did not win anything and the next thing Bralnard knew after sign' Ing tho draft was that he had been gathered up by tho police. The two men found, R. B. Dean and William King, were bound over to the superior court on a charge of gambling. Killed Child; Fined 1 Cent • United Press Leased Wire.) • • VANCOUVER. B. C. April • • 6. —Eva Bertalon, found 9 9 guilty of manslaughter In fl • connection with the death of • • her infant child, will escape 0 • with a fine of one cent If the 9 • recommendation of the Jury • • here is carried out. It was 9 • said that the child died of • • neglect. It was found dead • • in an Irrigating ditch. 9 J Wilson Attacks "Boss Rule" (i;.v United Press leased Wire.) GALESBURG, 111., April 6.— Addressing a crowd at the depot here today Governor Wood row Wilson attacked the methods of selecting candidates in vogue In most states as "boss rule." Dudley Malone, assistant cor poration counsel of New York City, denounced the flight which. William Randolph Hearst Is mak ing against Wilson.