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Saturday, July 13,1912.
"Baby," the 2-year-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Craig.
Summit station, was drowned late
yesterday afternoon when she
waded into the Puyallup river
near the Lacey cut, while playing
along the bank with her sinter
Dora, aged 7, and brother Ed
ward, aged 5. Although the fran
tic mother and father and neigh
bors searctod late into the night
end early this morning, the body
haa not yet been recovered, and is
believed to have caught In a snag.
Mrs. Craig was picking berries
when the accident happened. Dora
waded into the river trying to
reach her little sister, but was
forced to give up the attempt and
return to the shore. She noti
fied her mother as soon as possi
ble, but the child was lost.
In the port commission scheme
J. 11. Thompson will be substi
tuted for P. J. Fransioll as port
commissioner, from the second
district. It is held that Fransiol!
while having.a country home near
American lake still is not a legal
resident of that district, so
Thompson will be certified as a
candidate. Mr. Thompson is
■with the Pacific Realty company
and lives near Steilacoom.
A mass meeting was held at
Puyallup last night to boost the
port commission idea with New
ton Peer as the principal Bpeaker.
Big Suit To
Begin Soon
(By United Press leased Wire.)
PORTLAND, Ore., July IS.—
That the long contemplated suits
of the government for the recov
ery of oil lands In California val
ued at millions of dollars will be
filed in Los Angeles early next
week is decided today as the re
sult of a conference here between
B. D.Townsend, special attorney
for the department or Justice, and
A. I. McCormfck, United States
district attorney for the southern
district of California.
The Southern Pacific railroad
will be the principal defendant.
BOISE, Ida., July 13. —Sena-
tor W. B. Borah, it appears to
day, may have no opponent listed
on the official ballot in his cam
paign for re-election to the sen
ate. Secretary of State Gilford
bo far has not complied with the
request of George W. Tannahlll,
democratic nominee for United
States senator, that his name be
placed on the official list of can
Many Tacomans to
Attend Convention
Tacoma will send a big delega
tion to Seattle next Monday to
the annual convention of the
state improvement clubs. Govnor
Teats is on the program for his
Panama canal speech at the gen
eral convention and local men ex
pect to take a prominent part in
the proceedings.
Gets Fortune .
MILWAUKEE, July 13.—
Charged with vagrancy and about
to receive sentence in municipal
court here, Mrs. Courtenay
Weathersby of New Orleans, La.,
was notified that she had been
made heir to $10,000 and an In
terest In three plantations In
Through her attorney the
charge was dismissed by the court
and Mrs. Weathersby planned to
start at once for New Orleans to
claim the legacy.
In 1920 to go to School
NEW YORK, July 13.—1f Mrs.
Theodore Roosevelt, jr., has her
way, her daughter, Miss Grace
Roosevelt, who Is ten months sev
teen days old, will attend school
where her mother received in
Mrs. Roosevelt, who was Miss
Eleanor Butler Alexander, has
filed an application -with Miss
Spence, who has a day and board
ing school at No. 80 West Fifty
ninth St., for her daughter to en
ter school in 1920.
According to a complaint filed
against Chris Sund yesterday aft
ernoon in Justice Graham's court
by M. J. Burke, a chauffeur, three
men narrowly escaped death on
the night of July 4, when, Burke
alleges, Sund and a companion
refused to pay for an auto ride
And then attacked him while the
machine was running at a fair
apeod. < The auto slid down a
■toep embankment and narrowly
Btfssed turning turtle. Sund Is
charged with assault.
A call has been issued to all
natives of the Sunny South to
meet at the offices of Edward P.
Masternsou, candidate for con
gress on the democratic ticket,
35 Fidelity building, Tuesday aft
ernoon at 2:30 o'clock to form a
Southern club. The call Is sign
ed by over two score of some of
the most prominent people in Ta
coma and the club promises to
be one of the largest and most in
fluential in the city.
60 New Yorkers
On Way to Mts.
The big New York party of 60
came in yesterday over the Mil
waukee and were switched to tne
Tacoma Eastern and went at once
to Aahford to take the automo
biles for Mount Tacoma.
They will probably stop off here
on the return trip and see tne
city. The party was delayed
somewhat at the boundary line
by examination of the customs
Attend Convention
Between 60 and 70 delegates
from the Central Improvement
league will leave Tacoma Monday
morning for Seattle to attend the
Fourth Annual convention of the
Western Federation of Improve
ment Clubs, which Includes the
fjve coast states.
The sessions will last two days,
and Govnor Teats of Tacoma will
speak Monday evening on "Gov
ernment Methods as Applied to
the Construction of the Panama
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, July 13. —A
real war dance by Indian em
ployos of a motion picture com
pany startled the suburbs last
night. The occasion was the sud
den death of a Wild West show
buffalo, which was cooked and de
voured. The celebration lasted
all night.
PORTLAND, July 13.—The
body of Thomas R. Long of Cen
tralia was found yesterday in Co
lumbia slough, near Portland.
Long was on his way from Califor
nia to Centralia about two weeks
ago, when he disappeared. Mrs.
Long has been carrying on a
search for him ever since.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
This city's fire horses are plunged
In gloom. Five of them, the pick
of the bunch, raced a huge motor
fire engine as a test, and were
beaten to a frazzle. "No more
horßee for this department," says
the fire chief.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN JOSE, July 13. —"I have
made a mistake. I rob only the
rich and give the proceeds to the
poor." This was the note left by
a philanthropist burglar, who
made a second sneak Into a hospi
tal to return 65 cents he stoles
from a purse.
Introducing to Your Notice the Real
American Goat—Chas. D. Hillis
Once upon a time there was a
little oriental kingdom where the
people kept a communistic goat,
which was used by everybody for
getting even with the world for
any old sort of misfortune.
If a man broke his arm, he beat
the goat. If a chief's wife was a
scold, he bea( the goat. If rains
ruined the crops, they beat the
goat. If a husband died, the
widow beat the goat.
One day a stranger, observing
the strange performance, asked
what It meant.
"The goat Is the symbol of mis
fortune,' 7 replied a native. "When
anything goes wrong, we beat
"What's the goat's name?"
"We call him," the native re-
.plied. " 'the secretary to the
president. 1 "
This is a true story. If you don't
believe it. ask George Brace Cor
telyou, William Lo«b, Jr., Charles
Norton or Charles D. Hilles.
They'll confirm it with enthusi
asm. They know.
The latest and moat suooeasful
goat la HUlea. and this very
goat thing explains why he haa
been selected chairman of the na
tional committee and given the
responsibility of getting President
Taft re-elected. They knew they
Pres. Taft Holds Council of War on White House Porch
. Here Is4he organization board of the national republican committee, planning the campaign
with the president.
Standing, left to right, are: T. K. Nledringhaus of Missouri, R. O. .st of Illinois, F. W. R«.
I.rook of New Hampshire, Senator Newell Sanders of Tennessee. . j.
Sitttag, left to right. C. 11. Warren of Michigan, Gen. Powell Clayton of Arkansas, President
Taft, AlvhJi H. Martin of Virginia, and .T. T. Adanin of lowa.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., July 13.
—Emilio Vasquez Gomez Is await
ing offlical notification that, for
the third time he has been chosen
provisional president of the re
public of Mexico. Advices reach
ing here today declare General
Orozco has finally been prevailed
upon to agree to the naming of
Gomez. It is stated, however, that
he will not accept unless be haß
every assistance from Orozco and
the other rebel chiefs that his
word as president will be accepted
as final.
Wants Commercial Club !
To Handle The Matter
Requesting that tho city of Ta
coma be allowed two polling
places in each ward for the port
<«ommission election, declaring
that but one polling place could
not handle the voters, a commit
tee headed by T. H. Martin and
(By United Presa Leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Cal., July 13.
—When adjournment until Mon
day morning was yesterday taken
in the trial of Clarence Darrow
for bribery, discussion was in
progress regarding the right of
Attoney Johnson, former counsel
for Bert H. Fanklln, to testify re
garding Information given him
by Franklin concerning a "dam,
mysterious stranger,' who Frank
lin claims slipped into his hands
$4,000 to be used for purposes or
The prosecution in combating
this right points out that John
ion was Franklin's attorney at
he time and that any lnforma-
sistent goat in history for the
Job —so they grabbed Hllles.
HHlea U 45, with an able-bod
led wife, a beautiful daughter In
her late 'teens and two husky
boys. He's got a nice, amiable,
pleaftant face, free from wrln
kl«a, on account of his golden
rale days, but his graylng-brown
hair makes him Just about look
his ag/e. He's a quiet fellow,
good-natured, democratic and
kindly disposed, with a lot of re
gerva force for una whan nnoHaul
Gomez' last experiences as a
revolutionary president ended in
three days.
After being Biimmoned to Juarez
to assume office he was compelled
to flee the country in haste when
Orozco suddenly renounced him
and declared for his secretary as
It is stated here today that a
federal warrant for the arrest of
General Orozco has been issued, on
a charge of murder. Orozco is
held responsible for the killing of
Leroy Fountain, an American gun
Ernest Lls'ter, vice president pf
the Commercial club, including
William Neilson, of the Improve
ment clubs, and W. J. Thompson
of the city advisory board, appear
ed before the county commission-;
ers this morning. It Is expected
that the request will be granted.
tlon given him by Franklin was
The cross examination of
Franklin, to which the defense
pointed, revealed that Johnson is
willing to testify that Franklin,
before his confession to bribery,
came to him and requested that
he see Assistant District Attorney
Ford and offer, if given the aid
of the district attorney's office
and 30 days' time to turn up, the
"dark, mysterious man," who had
passed the money. . '
"Tell Franklin not to come to
me with any story like that. Dar
row Is the man I want —not any
dark complexioned stranger." > -
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
Negro lawyers are sensitive, and
their feelings cost money, says S.
L. Mash, a chocolate-hued disciple
of Blackstone. Refused a drink
on account of his color, he is suing
for $275 balm.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
. WENATCHEE, July 13.— We
n&tchee vaMey Is suffering the tor
ments of the New Jersans. ' Gnats
infest the valley. One horse was
bitten nearly to death and others
are unable to work in the open. .
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 13.—
John Kelly broke a bowl in j. a
saloon. He was told to replace It.
A few minutes later he was caught
stealing a similar bowl In a near
by saloon and was given 30 days
in Jail.'-".,:- ./, ; ,\; vV- •;:■■£;•
By Unted Press Leased V Wire.)
; PORTLAND, ; July ■; 13.—Gum
from a miniature battleship in th>
Elks parade set fire to the decor
ations of a down-town building.,
The principal damage was done to
spectators on ' the sidewalk beloj
who were * liberally doused wltn
water by a woman who put out the
blaae.'X'X'ivr.i■;;;■.:- ~»Z;j-\.^<: j-;'l'T&
-. ,*.*.; "- * ' ' \ '■' "''-Hi;*
The dally i papers :£, toll of J the
finding ' in Arizona of £ the!.; rem
nants of a prehistoric snake, sev
eral i million i years \ old. It :is »ud
posed ■• to |be the first ' animal ) that
ever s inhabited; our land. ; .i':'t^',gj
'Js It -fi has h been : I mounted - >'• and
placed ;In the Chicago - university
museum. The > scientists -Sk have
given fit » a name, tho "ophiaco
don.":C4:-^k^?:;siwi : ;-fj^i< :
|w t Why. can't these scientists ' give
decent, .f respectable 'I J names to
these { remains lof antiquity? The
ids* of giving this | snake \ a name
which : one can't • even pronounce,
not to | mention I being unable Ito
teH its 1 meaning.^agtegffißjpaaj
Why not call ilt Mary or John
(depending on the sex) and let It
en At that*
(By United Press leased Wire.)
—Against Lorimer — As
lmist. Km. .hi, Borah, Bourne,
Briggs, Brlstow, Brown, Bry
an, Burton, Chamberlain,
Clapp, Clark* of Arkansas,
Crawford, Onllom, Cummins,
Curtis, Dlxon, Pall,, Gardner,
Gore, Carolina, Hitchcock,
Johnson, Kenyon, Kern, La
Follette, Lea, Lodge, Martin,
Mnrtine, Myers, Nelson, New
lands, O'Gorman, Overman,
Page, Polndexter, Pomerene,
Itayner, Reed, Root, Sanders,
. Shlvely, Simmons, Smith of
C-i Arizona, Smith of Georgia,
"Smith of Michigan, Smith of
... South Carolina, Stone, Suth
.'.. erland, Swanson, Townsend,
Wataon, Williams, Works.
'-I For Lorlmer — Bailey,
. . Bradley, Brandegee, Burn.
'■' ham, Oatrton, Clark of
„ Wyoming, Crane, Dilllng
ham, Fletcher, Foster, Gal
•yiClhger, Gamble, Guggenheim,
Johnston, Jones, Lippitt, Me
-; Cumber, Oliver, Paynter,
■ Penrose, Perkins, (Richard
' son, Smith of Maryland, .
' ■ Smoot, Stephenson, Thorn
* ton, TUlman, Wot more. .'.':'
.. Of the senators; voting
j'.^ against Lorlmcr 27 were re
publicans and £88 democrats.
Long Battle Ended
An old fight between stock
i holders of the Goodale Phono
graph company was ended yester
-8 day and suits said to aggregate
15,000,000 were dismissed when
r the stockholders patched up their
8 differences. Goodale Invented a
9 sort of phonograph several years
i ago and after the company was
• formed declared the others were
1 trying to force him out.
) I William Taft's department of
1 justice may be unable to convict
the beef barons, or bust the
> Standard Oil octopus, or dissolve
- th» wallpaper trust, but glass
r eyes are different. Glass eyes
can't spot the loopholes in the
J law.
' In the district federal court at
I Chicago a suit entitled "United
. States versus 265 glass eyes" has
1 been filed by District Attorney
3 jjj The glass eyes got themselves
t smuggled Into the country it la
; alleged. If the. glass eyes allow
themselves to be convicted they
will be sold to such folks as have
i hankerings after glass eyes and
. the price.
* -• Garden tools and garbage cans.
1 Swing's Hardware, 1111 C st **
i i —i~-^i—«.— i ■
Merchant's Delivery;
Moving and Storage
Mala 168. -
Be Careful
jjls Ten in a package for
\m? : v; ;.#s_ Cents /-> r '■■}■(]'■
|; at
Main 553. : 902 Pact ay.
i* A well ' kmown lady of this
cHy having taken medical treat
; ment for about JSO years, and
- saining ' temporary relief only,
{ was ; cured : of .habitual ■ consti
i pation and periodical bilious at
i tacks in two r months ,by chiro
l practic odjuatmants and ) rlßr*
tlon. To any one ■ desiring « her
direct testimony,': her name will
Ibe - given. Consultation g free.
Mate 44T8.
711 So. X st
• .__»-
Joseph Sehr, a brewer, living at
2549 Jefferson ar., died Thursday
from injuries received on i!><>
night of July 5. when he was run
down by an automobile owner and
driver unknown. Sehr was 52
years old and had been employed
at the Pacific Brewing ft Malting
Co. plant for 22 years.
Sehr was crossing Jefferson ay.
about 11 o'clock- Friday night,
when he was struck by an auto
and thrown to the gutter, his
chest being crushed in, one leg
broken and one arm Injured. He
was a member of the German
Military society and Fiaternal
The city Is spending thousands
of dollars to lay a big 10 inch
watermaln along the waterfront
and tiro Milwaukee la now com
pleting building a street over the
water on Front street but the 1
city ts shut off absolutely from
utilizing either one by the De
fiance mill.
The mill has Its big burner
right lv the middle of the street
and does not want to moev it.
Commissioner Mills this morn-
Ing asked the council to go up
and It was decided to go Tuesday
and look ocr the situation. Tne
Deflanoe mill will probably be or
dered to take its burner off the
street. As It Is now the fire de
partment caunot get down the
street at all to put out fires and
the big water main Is useless.
David Lloyd George
Tells of New Law
ENGLAND.-: .-.-■'■- „,.•■-.■,. ;>.;■
(By United Press Leased Wire.) i
: LONDON, July 13.—Chancellor ]
of the Exchequer . David Lloyd i
George gave to the United" Press i
today his first' Interview concern- •
Ing the workmen's insurance act, I
which becomes effective Monday :
throughout the British Isles. , I'm- ,
questionably „ the ! law 'is ". the most
radical piece iof sociological leg- 1
islation •, ever " placed - upon •■ ':■ the i
statute books of any nation. • ;
g> In his Interview with | the Unit- •
ed Press,' Chancellor Lloyd George
tells in detail, as follows, what he i
expects i workmen's • insurance „' to
do for England and what he be- :
lieves it will lead to. - ; ,
(Copyright,: 1012," by. the \ United
l*r**<s Associations.) „
By I the ; Right. Hon. David ' Lluyd
- • George, Chancellor .of .- the I Ex
: chequer of Great Britain.
S* The ; workmen's " insurance S act
aims to make provision for keep- :
ing | the I household i from '• poverty; ,
to keep the worker and his family
from pauperism In the dark days
of sickness which come to every
household in turn, and to guaran
tee J against [suffering I from unem
ployment for | which ' the workman
is not responsible. 4: ;' :a^;
ffllt will help the mother at child
birth and will inaugurate a great
national • campaign h against' con
sumption. •
And now that the workmen's in
surance : act ! will be in l full , opera
tion I next | Monday, I we ■ intend I to
put our hands ito ; the great | work
of freeing the land, which ffi was
meant for the use of the many but
which ham 1 drifted Into ' the hands
of a few; Ito the work of freeing
It for the people and for their chil
dren 1 tonvtr?#s®atf&s%&B&jajs
m Under j th« new law's ! terms, the
English government,'; English I em
ployers ' and 1 English ; employes vir
tually will go into partnership iv
By some peculiar coincidence,
the Washington Paving Co.. which
has received the bulk of the coun
ty paving contracts this year, was
the only bidder on the hard sur
face paving of the Tacoma-Puyai
lup boulevard. The bid for gran
ite, which is being used In other
county work, was $18,447.60, and
the brick prloe was $15,447.50.
There were seven bidders on the
overhead crossing for the Calvert
road, the lowest being E. Munson,
$3,700, and the highest, the In
ternational Construction Co., $6,
--025. C. 1.. Creelman was the low
est bidder on the Lynch creek
brMgo. a 180-feet span, at $3,480,
while Tweaden & Caldwell were
the highest at $4,190. V
The bids were taken under ad
visement until Monday or Tues
250,000 PEOPLE ARE
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
LONDON, July 13. —The White
Cross league, formed to relieve
the families of striking transport
workers, estimated today that
250,000 women and children are
starving in London. Funds are
being collected on street corners
to aid them.
(My United Press I*■«■*•.l Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, July 13. —
spelled French words on a cafe
menu caused mortification to
Jules Morafln, who remonstrated
with a husky waiter. Jules fought
his way to the. street, leaving a
pile of gasping garcons In his
wake. He was repaired at a drug
store. ■' -
a gigantic insurance company. The
proportion of contributions varies
according to the age and pay of
employes, but generally speaking
the employe will be called upon
to pay eight cents weekly for his
insurance, the employer 6 cents,
and the government four cents.
A workman who falls ill will
be entitled to a weekly allowance
of $2.50 for 26 weeks and free
medical attention from a physi
For consumptives, government
sanitariums will be provided.
Workmen who break down per
manently will receive life pensions
of $1.25 weekly each.
The wife of an insured work
man will receive $7.50 upon the
birth of each child.
Working women will be re
quired to pay two cents weekly
less than men, but in the event of
sickness will be paid only $1.76
each weekly.
Smith Floral Co. 1116 80. C. «
Tacoma and Grays Harbor
For particulars regarding fares and train service, call 00 or address
1901 Pacific Aye., Tacoma tt*
At Fountains A wh«ro
Ask for :<■
Th» Original «d B»nu!n»
At ntun*, bob*, and fountain*.
Delicious, kmgofalint andwtttsining.
Keep it on jroor odaboard at home.
;;•., Don't travel without A
A «pock Indi prnunl ia a auaatei
TaktaeWtatiem. JhlwyiOlUtri':
Matin Amy Milk Trumi
You want a photo of yourself
—one that your friends will
love and admire, go to ■
003 Ttii-iiimi ar.
Dreamland Dancing Academy
Gentlemen 60c. Ladles fro*.
Kllgore's full orchestra.
11th i, n< l I) Street*.
$5 and Up
The Hayes system of fit
ting glasses insures you
real eye glass comfort. >,
Our repair department
saves you time. Try it.'
Hayes Optical Co.
(18 Years in Taeoma) r
4th Floor Fidelity Bldg.
Tacoma Eastern \
Never been In Bait water. Spe- v
cial prices !on I-•■. Renton r; and i
RoHlyu coal for winter supply. '
Main 880
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famous; Lowney's candles o and |
carry a full line from 5c to f5 i
packages. Fresh shipment > re- *
ceived yesterday.
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