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KODAK FIENDS RESPOND TO TIMES CONTEST-GREAT WEATHER FOR PICTURES
The kodak fiends had a great day yesterday and
at the summer resorts today. From the various out
ing parties comes word that over 200 amateur snap
shooters are busy with their machines, clicking
their friends and comrades in every kind of vacation
s %
I Would you want a woman for I
1 mayor? Head the platform of I
I tlie one running for mayor of Han I
I Diego and you may think it all 1
1 right. It is on page five. I
VOL. IX. NO. 177.
MANY KILLED AS RESULT OF STORMS
MORE HMFORD
WITNESSES
OH STAND
ATTORNEY POE ADMITTED
THAT HE HAD SEEN HAX
FORD HIDE A HLOCK BE
YOND HIS HOME ON A
STREET CAH.
(By ViiUml Press Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, July IB. —Despite
Its desire to complete the Hanford
Investigation this week, the con
gressional committee today allow
ed Hanford's attorneys to call
more character witnesses to the
stand. This testimony took up
radically the entire forenoon ses
sion. Richard Eskridge, lawyer
and member of the Rainier club,
' testified that he had never seen
the judge intoxicated, but he
admitted that once when on the
car with Hanford he had to call
the conductor's attention to the '
fact that the judge had ridden a
block beyond his home.
Charles K. Foe, another law
yer, called in defense of Hanford, .
got himself tangled up when he!
tried to explain the judge's pe-1
culiarities. He said Hanford,
while conversing with Mrs. Poe
on a street car, suddenly stopped
talking and closed his eyes. Poe
noticed it and remarked to his ;
wife, "Wasn't that peculiar for
the judge to stop that way?"
W. B. Stratton, another attor
ney, denied the statement of At
torney McMahon that Hanford
slept fifteen minutes during the
progress of a trial in Tacoma sev
eral years ago. •
Carroll B. Graves, attorney for
the Oregon-Washington railroad;
James B. Murphy, former attor
ney for the Northern Pacific, ana
Winfleld N. Smith, insurance com
any attorney, also gave character
testimony in favor of Hanford.
The congressional committee
had been at work here since June
29, holding sessions morning and
afternoon, including Saturdays
and also one night Beßsion. On the
charge of drunkenness alone more
than 100 witnesses have been ex
amined. In addition the commit
tee has investigated Judge Han
ford's digfranchisement decision in
the Leonard Olsson case, the
Heckman and Hanson bankrupcty
matter in which Attorney Jerold L.
Finch made startling accusations
of shyster practices against Rich
ard A. Ballinger, former secretary
of the interior, and charged Judge
Hanford with shielding him, and
the committee has also opened up
the examination into the general
charge against Judge Hanford that
he has shown favoritism in the ap
pointment of receivers and allowed
them excessive fees.
COP DID A VERY
BIG BUSINESS
The speed cop on the mountain
road did a thriving business Sat
urday and Sunday. Two autolsts
and three motorcyclists fell Into
his clutches and all are from
Seattle. Those arrested were:
B. 1. Haven, P. S. Graham, L, V.
Tremper, Albert Meikler, H. B.
Armstrong.
STORK NEAR VANDERBILTS
LONDON, July 15. —Alfred G.
Vanderbilt and his wife are plan
ning to return to the United
States about the first of August
to await an event expected in
September.
Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt are
staying on their houseboat, which
is moored near Henley-on-the-
Thames.
WANTED TO BUY
REAL ESTATE
Will pay cash for im
proved or unimproved real
estate in or close to retail
business district. Properties
valued at leas than $15,000
preferred.
Calvin Philips & Co.
California Bid*. Main 32.
TheTacoma Times
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
TACOMA, WASHINGTON. MONDAY, JULY 15, 1912.
SORROWS OF THE VACATIONLESS
PHYSICIAN CLAIMS TO HAVE
FOUND THE ELIXER OF LIFE
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 15.
—An "elixir of life which in a
thousand tests has been found to
cure not only acute and chronic
diseases, but aIBO to insure old
age and to be a potent factor In
building up the character of the
patient, has been discovered l)y
Dr. Frank R. Starkey of this city.
Darrow Defense Scores
Very Important Victory
LOS ANGELES, July 15. —The
Darrow defense won an important
victory today when Judge Hutton
ruled to admit testimony of
Col. Tom Johnson, a Los Angeles
attorney, who acted as counsel for
Bert H. Franklin, following his
arrest on a bribery charge.
Franklin, who was employed
by the McNamara defense, plead
ed guilty to jury oribing. John
son is expected to testify that.
Franklin, in a personal statement
SHERIDAN HAS
CLOSE CALL
Suffering Intense cold which
caused the ! death *of two . enlisted
men ; from pneumonia, ; the U. S.
transport Sheridan, which arriv
ed in port Sunday afternoo/i from
Nome, Alaska, was held for seven
days in !an > ice I floe off St. ■ Law
rence island and -:• escaped -; being
crushed between the sharp cakes
of J ice, I which would have meant,
death to the 1100 soldiers, v of
ficers and crew, by a narrow mar
gin t when i Capt. Mike Healy and
Pilot,;,; Grarasky stood non • > the
bridge J for 48 hours I guiding the
craft a\< few 9 yards .'.at' a '*: time
through the narrow strip of water.
lOn board the Sheridan was the
16th \ regiment »>■ returning - after
two i years' service ; in I the | north.
With T a * number Jof !? the ,* officers
were | their wives, * and their suf
fering i.was. intense. »s There 1 was
not sufficient heat and everybody
on board I was? compelled to : dress
in their 1 heaviest, ; and * even j bun
dle ( In *- blankets | tog; keep ? i warm.
This ! morning ; early, under « the
warm sun, the fleers, and their
wives,' scattered p ashore % making
the! moat of the (lowers : and sun
light 1 after, their long vigil -In I the
north.
issp*' ' ' * il^™
WEATHER ' FO»nQAST.
| v Pair tonight and Tut*day.
pose, and The Times expects to reap a harvest of pic
tures that will symbolize for some the very best there
is in vacation amusement. Every week during vaca
tion season The Times will give a box at either the
Pantages or Empress theater to the amateur that
The formula of Dr. Starkey,
who ig one of the most reputable
physicians in Philadelhta, has
met the approval of the leading
men of this city, and the New
York Medical Journal has said of
it, editorialy: "Its far-reaching
meaning can hardly be over-esti
mated.
to him, absolved Darrow from any
connection with the transaction.
Judge Hutton's ruling upset
the contention of the prosecution
that Franklin's statements to his
attorney were inviolate. He held
that Franklin's action in becoming
a witness in the present trial con
stituted a waiver of his rights to
silence his counsel, as Bet forth by
the state. It was expected that
Johnson would be called to the
stand at once.
UNDERWOOD
MEETS WILSON
(Hy 'United Press Leased Wire.)
t&> SEAGIRT, IN. J., j July * 15. —
Governor s Wilson <. announced ' to
day that he had Invited Congress
man{ Oscar W. $ Underwood, : chair
man of the house waye and means
committee, to confer with him at
Trenton '% tomorrow. The gover
nor stated s that :he .would ' go \ to
the capital ;by motor in ' the morn
ing and. that he and Underwood
would lunch together at the Tren
ton Country club. i;*^. y,'*--.;•;
DEMS GETTING. BUSY
(By United | Press < Incased Wire.)
« CHICAGO, July);« 16.—With
Norman E. Mack in the chair, the
democratic ($ national«*< committee
went ' Into i executive : session this
afternoon • In 1 the > Congress j hotel.
It was - said that the : , committee
would > hear , what < message Com
mitteeman', Hudspeth lof j New Jer
sey brought ; from Gov. Wilson
and proceed *at once t to' the' elec
tion of officers.
TURKS OnTtHE RUN
(By United Press Leaned i Wire.)
0 ROME, July %& 16.—Repulsed
with ' enormous; losses, six jy» large
Turkish fortes r0 from $1 Regdallne
and 1 Zoara "i are today sin I full I re
treat before General , Garloni, the
victorious WJ Italian gl commander.'
The fight itook place to , the ' west
of ; Tripoli } and resulted lin the
capture >of « Sldially, the Turkish
commander.l according sto advices
r«#Jre«i here today tram Oarioai.
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SEATTLE'S 818
SHOW ON IN
FULL BLAST
THOUSANDS SWARM TO CITY
FOR ANNUAL POTLATCH —
ELKS' DAY TODAY. : y ,f
(By United Pressi Leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, July 15.—The Gold
en Potlatch, Seattle's annual car
nival, opened today and will con
tinue a week. |. The city is filled
with visitors, the estimates rang
ing from 60,000 to 100,000, and
the hotel accommodation is 'taxed
to the limit. Some of the larger
hotels are turning away guests. ,
Today is j Elks' day, ' and --. the
happy coincidence that a big circus
Is showing here today gave the
morning parade the true carnival
flavor. Nine elephants loaned by
the ctrous were ridden by as many
prominent Elks and . they : were
followed by Elks astride camels
and cages., filled with howling,
growling Tillikums. ■ „ , a
Tyee, King of the Potlatch, who
in real life is George ■W. Allen, a
well known business man, is some
where at sea in the "Gold * Ship
Portland," * and will ' land j with his
"chief and totems" on the water
front tomorrow. ' -■- . r . ;■
■' ■ >"'"" '■■ -^ ~ • - ' * > n v*'* '
Cheap : Ice ; For
the Poor Is Cry
(By "United Press eLased Wire.)*
m BCHE3Ntt!>CTADY, N. V., ? July
15.—"Cheap 1 Ice S for •■ the i" poor**
became the war cry of the social
ist administration ,of . Schenectady
today, f: and f4 the ;§ whole S city is
stirred '■ by the attempt of the j or
ganized i ice C dealers ix to \ prevent
Mayor Lund and his off leers from
carrying i out | their I plane. The
ad ministration stored a > lot of Ice
last winter as part of its promise
to help the I people I and started to
sell Ice at 25 cents this summer
I while the dealers put the price at
40 cents. ,'•'•-:•'•.- - *„ t•'
jjfgg-T, -. , . — ? '-- i
WHO WILL HE i BE?
. ..: ",.^ ■ -; 7-, - ,
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
** SPRINGFIELD, 111., July 15.
—Gov. Deneen • today lied |on
Attorney>; General | Stead and 3 ask
ed for, an opinion as to Ms power
to j appoint a! successor : to; Senator
Lorlmer. ousted | from k the i senate
Saturday. Immediately | after .his
conference with the; attorney gen
eral, the governor said that, he im
pacted Ito s dispose of > the ; matt«
wltata tb« next few daym,^^^».
submits the two best pictures.
The kodak fiend needs really no incentive to work
but the suggestions in Saturday's Times has started
a number on the right track and the announcement
was received with rare enthusiasm. Some Tacoma
3CLOUOBURSTS
IN DIFFERENT
LOCALITIES
DKXVKK AND ST. LOUIS SUF
PER HEAVILY — MKXIOAN
, t'ITY'PAKTIALLY li'ESTKOY
. =_—.
■ ( nit.,l Press Leased Wire.) r
;. ST. LOUIS, Mo., July IS. ]
; — Eat knates today place the ]
; damage in St. Louis and vi- ]
j cinity at $1,000,000 im 11 re- I
suit of the rain and wind i
storm yesterday. Four per- |
sous were drowned near Al- |
ton, Illinois, when the waters <
swept through two homes. •
In St. 1...11 |. 3.16 Inches of ]
rain fell in half an hour.
mOO CITY, July 15.—
A ' special meeting of the
cabinet with President Ma
dero was called today and it
is probable that . federal "
troops - w.ll immediately be ]
, •> rushed to the state of Guano- J
, , junto where cloudbursts have ■ •
wrecked two cities and many '
smaller towns, "incomplete •
I reports declare that probably j
{ 1,000 persons lost their lives •
j while the property damage j
1 will reach $20,000,000 . . },
( Ity United Press Leased Wire.)
I DENVER, Col., July 15.—Al
though the police early today ex
pressed the fear that a dozen or
more persons were drowned In
the cloudburst and flood which
swept Denver yesterday morning,
there was confirmation of the
death of only one man. Two men
are missing and a woman and a.
boy were Been to fall Into the
flood. The flooded district has
not yet been thoroughly examin
ed, however, and other fatalities
may be revealed before night. The
property loss will run between
$1,000,000 and $4,000,000, ac
cording to today's estimates.
About 3 p. m. the sky sumdden
ly turned pitchy black, there was
a flash of lightning and a terri
ble cloudburst, 1 water falling In
solid sheets. For thirty minutes
the rainfall continued. ■ In the
first ten minutes the precipitation
\vas 1.5 inches ana nearly one
inch more fell during the ramam
ing period of i the rain.
{ With the cloudburst a high wall
of water rushed:^ down Cherry
«reek and the stream 1 quickly De
came a raging torrent. Every
downtown | street, - from the state
capitol, west and north,, was flood
led over the curbstones and,water
Wood a foot deep on the floor of
.jibe union depot, which Is in the
lower part of town. r A four mile
ami in the business and | poorer
residence districts wag inundated,
five hundred j families being; ren
dered homeless. >,} „"■' • ./,, „ »
|. i Immediately after the" flood
Mayor 'Arnold threw open the
auditorium to the homeless and
they are being cared for there.
I; Three ' deaths jj so far reported
were in the - lower residence dis
tricts. : '■■• y \- :-.;--Ai'-~:C;',S.&:'--'*'' >-'^Z'
, At noon today Major Arnold
was notified . that the > waters •of
Castle wood I lakes, impounded by
Castle wood dam, one of- the larg
est |in :. the world, 80 miles nortli
of* here, are ,: rising rapidly "and
that the dam threatens to go out
at.any moment.tl?''^.^^-;;:'---.- .-iifi?,
: . "If the dam should collapse it
would * sweep a 1 torrent |of ,i water
down 1 upon f>.» Denver, far " greater
than '', that} which; struck the city
Sunday. 1 tjf\-;-;-":V,;~.-■,-''•-■*-;■: '•" •[ *
DENVER, Col., July 15—-Near
ly half ofi the " putting greens of
the ; Denver Country club ! golf
course, were destroyed by Sun
day's flood,' and an a result, the
western golf tournament whlcn
was to have begun today, has been
postponed. £j l • ,"~ fit,
•js It was announced i^ that I play
would begin• tomorrow, either.on
the Country club course or on i the
links i of ■ the iColorado Golf 'club.
Half a dozen Pacific coast golf ex
perts are hero for the tourna
ment.
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MKTKOR HITS CHKEKS -
S SAM f JOSE, July 15.—Mrs.
K. Thompson iof ; 152 ; Latawana st.
is convinced that she was struck
by |a| fragment fof» a % meteor last
evening us Kh« was standing on
her front porck,
Did First Love Give Him
Right to Break Rival's Home?
MRS. PEARL RA USE SHONTZ.
LAW SAID NO, SO GIRL WENT
HOME,-WHILE HER LOVER
WENT TO JAIL—IIOTH AR
RESTED 3,000 MIL.ES FROM
HOME.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15.—
The story of Mrs. Pearl Kan-.
Slirontz anil her elopement to Sim
Francisco might make one of the
six best sellers. ';'.' '■-'■ '
She tired of the little Ohio
town where her ancestors hud
lived for generations. She tired of
her young husband who , was a
humdrum country doctor." . She
wanted excitement. • ■ '• 1
As a climax to it all the little
vine-covered cottage in , the Rich
mond district, where she and the
youth had hidden themselves away
two thousand miles from home,
was raided by detectives and they
were carried off to police !> head
quarters. ; Here they were con
fronted by the husband, the young
country doctor, and his father. ji:
r | Robert Warrington was thrown
into prison..-Mrs. Hhrontz was
given her choice of going to jail
with him or going back home with
her | mother, under the i escort of
her husband " and his father. She
chose the latter. • ■ ■. , . ■•■
] ; ;"Pearl, that ?la -i Mrs. Shrontz,
stopped the wedding inarch which
was leading her as a bride to Dr.
W. E. Shrontz, for three minutes
and pleaded with her father to al
low her to halt the ceremony and
marry me," said Warrington after
his '" arrest. '*,; ■■;_;-".,'"i;-'' ;.'.. „;■, :>■•
'.'. : "But .her father was obdurate,
and so the ceremony went on. Her
marriage with '■ Dr. Shrontz was
the culmination".; of a . plan i agreed
upon iby her father and his while
she ■ was but \a ; child.f.. '*Zs*&& hi
*' "I i accepted my ■* fate, | however,
and never interfered or attempted
to I interefer with >, the 1 family j life,
and it; was ■ not i until . two : months
after \ Pearl j had i left ; her husband
with the . Intention" of securing i a
divorce, that I saw her again.
"Then 5, fate in | the person ,of a
waiter In a Dayton * hotel | brought
us I together! by seating lus| at 1 the
same j table ! In « the | dining J room.*
After that I : saw .her frequently,
and |we I decided §to come to San
WILL FOLLOW
WILSON IDEA
(By ! United I Press? Leased 6 Wire.)
• CHICAGO, July 15.—Whea the
democratic <§ national committee
met here today »in 4, the St. Fran
cis room of the Congress hotel it
was evident \ that the, will ;of Gov.
Woodrow Wilson, presidential
nominee, would ;b«'. ; regarded gas
aupi-eme.
The committee which it i« un
derstood Wilson % desired If should
direct his campaign, will be head
ed by Will tut F. 11 t aba as
eh airmail
man or woman, boy or girl, will have double enjoy- ;
ment out of his or her vacation by being able to en- ■
tertain a party of friends at one of the vaudeville
theaters. The managers have booked some of the
best acts obtainable and the prize winners will have
the best there is.
— ' ■ ..-■... „ .. ,_,.
W^ Ileiid on page four the ■:•• V
W Ilentl on page four the story of ,-
* I 1,911 Hill, richest Indian in the I
1 world, who, made <M 1,000,000 'in * I
I ten .war., doing a little original ' "''- I
I pro|(refuilve planning. He owns I
L. one whole town. . . *"J','
home edition ju) (MINTS A MONTH
Francisco together, where she
would secure a divorce and we
would be married.
W. E. Shrontz Is the husband.
He practices medicine with his
father at Martinsburg, Ohio.
"I can't take her back to my
home," said the young husband.
"I can't let her stay on this way.
I wish to have her go back to her
mother."
"I>l<l Wrong," She Says
"That Is best," said the young
woman. "I have done wrong. I
don't know why I ever did It."
Boat Service For
The Potlatch
To accommodate Tacomans at
tending Potlatch this week the
boat service will be extended and
a boat will leave Seattle every
night at 11 o'ejock for Tacoma.
Street cars will be held at 11th st.
to allow citizens to get home after
arriving in the city.
J,AST HAVEN GONE
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 15.
Those who flee justice In the
United States will hereafter find
no place on the Western hemi
sphere safe from extradition. By
signing an extradition treaty
with Honduras today the state de
partment closed the last refuge.
CONTRACT PRAWN
Deputy Prosecutor Fred Reman
this morning drew up the contract
for the grading of the Lake Ka
powsin head road which has been
granted -to Keasel & McDowell
fox 17,200.
CONFIDENCE,
MR. ADVERTISER
Is one of the greatest assets of any newspaper.
-r -■- From* an advertising standpoint,* that newspaper■"••
stands foremost which enjoys the confidence of its " "
si readers. Some newspapers | are purchased -s Just ■■ to s,'-.
I:i be glanced through quickly and laid aside. Other*J>
m£k& touch I the deeper thoughts f and S sentiments •, in t life, * / '
.„ -„r as i well ias convey complete though concise infor- I*; ' '■
t-j 4' i mation, ■ and I are I purchased itoJ be I read * thoroughly|#: 1 -
from beginning to end.
The Times enjoys the confidence of its vast .
. army of readers. ,;.i-V,l>i,i'- " ' - -. ,
. , The Times fills the Tacoma field completely, sad
. enjoys .the . confidence of ■ its * readers. And th«ff»^ ■ •
. *, advertisements ? that I appear *in i its ♦ column* * forma i> '
• their, "shopping guide." ... - , *
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H<) UKK'TM A MONTH.
MARATHONRAGE
ENDS 111 I
FATALITY
PORTUGUESE CONTESTANT
SIT( I'MtlH TO TERRIFIC
HKAT AKTKIt (,HI II.I.INc;
HACK.
(I'liitril Press fimnil Wire.)
STOCKHOLM, July 15.— .
With the Americans In first, 1
place, the Olympic games. iKI
will officially end tonight,
when the prizes won will be
distributed In the stadium In
the presence of the king of
Sweden and members of the: fWm,
royal family. ■ The ': games ■
have been successful from cv- I :
erything but a financial;
standpoint, and there Is noth- "■
Ing but congratulations; for ■
the management. ■". V,S S^S
First honors :go to the "• '
United States, although; the . '"i\%
total points will not be com
plete until tonight. ■ ■■'-.'■•>• •"' i*s
4—— —•
(By' United Press Leased Wire.)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 16.
— F. 1 .azaro, >■ the only Portuguese £ra|
runner in * yesterday's marathon,
has i died lin - the - hospital of , cx-^^K
haustion. He was overcome after
covering nineteen miles of the dlB-^^R
tance, and was carried to the hos-^W
pital. The doctors did everything mM
possible for him, but he failed tojMw
rally, and expired this morning. '-i'^^S
"Lazaro died In terrible delirium,
shouting that he was the winner.
The doctors Bald he was sunstruck,
and that Slavik, one of the Bohe
mian runners, was also In a very
bad state and might also die.
--1 In such terrific heat as ;■ Sun- '';
day's here,* a marathon race is an •
Insult to civilization. Seventy-five
men drove themselves to a state^W
of insanity. : Only 35 were able to^^^
finish, and most of them were de-v^jSlfts
men ted. 'l lie . • temperature • was I* ;A,
nearly 100, and stories of .'.manyS^S,
runners' , sufferings and what they^^p
did in their delirium are too . grue
some to be related. '; One person is • -',
dead and another dying from th«jj|§
heat today. ;. The American I run-^^^
ners' stamina almost surpassed be- ( :g3*S
Hef.
Kennedy Kane j McArthur,* - ,'' '
South African policeman, won tlie'^^
race, and "• C. -W. | Citshaw, - also \a \ $\
South African, ran second. ' Gras
ton i Stroblno, H" an ( ; American of Wim
South Paterson, was third. Mc-
Arthur's time was. 2 hours ;S6^^s
minutes, ji' Gitshaw ; was j one ,:.nijn£^s^;
ute behind and Strobino a minute
later.;r::.v:-.rVJ . - ?:LTi '- "
Strobino,. the i South Paterson,
N. J., youth i who finished third,
was •In better. shape ; physically at '^S
the finish than '. the. two men V"hoHll
came : home ahead of • him. TfceJllii
feat of qualifying ten of the first |SB
20 men to finish in ■ the race was gsfeg
considered iso remarkable \ that \ : ';£^|
Hike Murphy, tire veteran Ameri
can ; trainer, has been ' overwhelm
ed ; with t j" congratulations from
every side. S He was ! delightedlfo-^^P
day, and rubbed it In on the Brit
ish | and | Swedish experts | who on $$j£|
Saturday told him his men were
all right In , the sprints but that >|^,
he did . not f know how to develop t^^
staying power. .' "■ 'i'l^%"^h'"^
; Ryan and Reynolds \ were •th»||ig
only Americans to quit. They
said i the] heat * was too much I tQT2&gjm
them. - - \-xx,r^dr £

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