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THE Woman's Page in the Times 11^ jT\ I*\ /%HTI tf^fc 8 1 TY^ d^ CJ fX ON'T take yourself or life too
exceeds all other special fea- I §— ■ X 1 8 B E I 1""^ L/ It isn'L a sad
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Mrs. Tacoma, if you read that page ) : - ' THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA —■ light, laughing things. Laughter ;is>
every day. : " A7rkT v xirk oo TACOMA, WASHINGTON, TUI^DAY; JANUARY 28,1913. HOME EDITION - | good for the digestion. . ■■^.f-^
1 VOIj. -X.. NO. 3.3. TTOIM"P IPnTTTfIK
i.i.ii!\>; ilieslin, 2 years old,
who earns from $2 to $6 a day,
and has l>een posing for money
since she was C months old.
Charles Hirst, the Carbonado miner, was given his live little
< Inlilnn with his divorce today, but he claimed Jive little broken
In..its nn.l saw the wife who bore them walk from the court In
tears, a broken woman.
When Judge Card entered his court this morning he was
In miil to say to a friend, "1 wish someone else had this task of
mine today. I wisli some greater mind might tell me what to do
with these children."
Thirty minutes later one of the
most pitiful scenes that was ever
'Witnessed in a Pierce county
court took place before Judge
Curd. The judge covered his
eyes and retired from the bench
to his private office.
Half a hundred men and worn
icn, who, interested in the Hirst
divorce, had come to hear the last
chapter read, bowed their heads,
their eyes in tears.
Ab Mrs. Hirst, holding a
drenched handkerchief to her
face, fled from the court, her
children followed, Hita, the eld
est, carrying the infant Everal,
all of them crying bitterly. Hirst,
who had just heard his wife of
13 years termed an habitual
drunkard and unworthy of the
children she had brought into the
■world, sat glued to his seat for a
moment, then followed his brok
en family.
In the corridor outside Mrs.
Hirst turned to kiss her 'babies
good-bye for the last time.
"Oh, my God," was all she
■aid, as she dropped to her knees
and clasped them to her, kissing
each one in a passion of tender
And kneeling there on the
stones, her little ones on their
knees about her, the mother or
fered up a prayer, the last appeal
for their safety.
"Oh, God, help me to bear up,
and bless my babies."
A crowd had gathered about
the corridor. One by one they
turned away, saying nothing,
their heads bent down, and lert
the family alone for their last
moments together.
Grief, misery, despair were
■written on the mother's features
as Bhe lifted the baby Everal
>from the floor. The little group
stood in the great hallway tor
half an hour, the children cling
ing to their mother, baby Everal
crying loudly with the rest, be
cause they cried and because he
did not know why.
Hirst at last approached and
tried to Boothe them.
"Come," he said.
"Don't speak to me," cried
Rita, the oldest girl of 12 years.
"I want my mother with me all
the time."
And the others who knew the
Import of the court's decree,
rringed from him us he grasped
them by the arm.
Unable to persade them to fol
low him away, he tore Baby
Everal from his mother's arms,
as the woman screamed agoniz
ingly, and leaned against the wall
for support.
•'This thing cannot go on,"
crlert J. F. I.«dwldge, a court re-
Vtirter, who hurried towards the
group. "I cannot stand It."
And leading the way to a priv
ate room, Ledwidge showed tne
divorced husband and wife and
tnetr children, that are no longer
the mother's, inside, Here the
babies huddled in a corner, their
mother the center of the group,
while Hirst departed to find a
temporary place for the Httte onesj
in a nurßery. -
Henri Witz, a 4-year-old French
lad, has become one of the most
popular "commercial models,"
losing for "ads."
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
TROY, N. V., Jan. 28.—Tliat
American administration of jus
tice must be radically reformed if
revolution would be avoided is the
opinion today of Supreme Justice
Wesley Howard, as -expressed in
an address before the alumni of
LaSalle institute here. He said:
"J. Foulke Brandt, an obscure
valet and who is not guilty of the
crime of which he is accused, is
sentenced to jail for 30 years,
while Joseph G. Robin, million
aire wrecker of banks and homes,
goes to jail for a year. Charles
W, Morse, who pyramided banks
and juggled millions, escapes
from prison because he is lit,
while a convict in the next cell,
who perhaps stole a coat, lan
guishes with sickness until he
"The people are becoming im
patient at these discrepancies of
justice and are demanding re
form with a louder voice every
(By United Press leased Wire.)
CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 28.
—Rushing from Rono to this city
in a special train in record time,
Dr. B. F. Cunning arrived in time
to prolong the life of Assembly
man Harrington Wiley, dying to
day from blood poisoning.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 28.
—With President and Mrs. Taft
and other notables present, Julia
Sanderson made her debut as a
musical comedy star in "The Sun
fchine Girl."
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<$>, enough in bestowing upon Joe Rich, aged 27, a gift of 10 <$>
cents, Rich attempted to get the money for himself, tearing <$>
<?> the other's pockets in his eagerness, according to the police, <3>:
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<j> ncr of Commerce and 13th streets about noon. < , ■»
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Marguerite Evans, most popu
lar baby model in New York, who
earns a bis Balary at age of a year
and a half.
After n short but spirited star
chamber session this morning in
the mayor's private office the city
commissioners emerged with the
Hans Pedcrson matter still un
settled. Commissioner Lawson
now wants to pay Pederson about
$00,000. Some of the other com
missioners are inclined to ques
tion some of his figures. Com
missioner Kreeland has come al
most to the point where he would
like to see the whole thing venti
lated in court.
After the strident tones of
Mayor Seymour and the gruff
pronunciamentoes of Lawson had
floated through the cedar door
Commissioner Mills was heard to
remark with emphasis:
"Well, I just want to say right
now, I never saw a job of work so
mismanaged in my life."
That seemed a clincher for the
star chamber sitting broke up
and the commission scattered.
Attorney J. Matthew Murray
may never be tried on the accusa
tion of prompting perjury.
The young lawyer was today
removed from his county jail cell
to his home, dangerously ill from
pneumonia and throat affections.
A cash bond of $2 50 was al
lowed by the court when it was
found that Murray's condition
was serious. The bond was low
ered to avoid paying for a guard
for Murray while he is out of Jail.
Murray was to have entered a
plea Monday before Judge Clif
ford, but was too 111 to be taken
to court.
(Ily United Press Leased Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Jan. 28.
—Twenty years in the state pen
itentiary at San Quentin was the
sentence meted out today to Carl
Reidelbach, alias Warr, who was
found guilty of placing dynamite
In a public building.
YOUNGEST wage-workers in the world are
these little New York child models.
\«-w York luis (In smallest wogc-dimcrs in the world, mid
a liii'kc number of them. There ure babies only six months old
-ii i>]ii>t-i iiiii their families by dully work. Many of then hnve
litertilly cut tlieir first teeth and learned to speak their first
words in the pliwes where they "work," and the entrances to
some of those places are littered with milk hollies delivered
tliere for the infants' feeding.
There is little cruelty or hardship, liowever, in this "work."
It consists in posing for photographers nnd illustrators.
The babies are artists' models, and have only lo look sweet
nnd happy to earn tlieir wages of from s^ to .S«', a day. If they
wen abused, or ill, or miscialil ■■. they would not be in demand,
ho ihe baby models arc a healthy, cheerful lot.
It is no uncommon thing, in down-town commercial build
ings, lo catch sight of one of these little todtlleis, on her way to
v studio with her mother, smiling brightly at everybody in the
vicinity, and stretching her tiny limbs to push the elevator
button herself.
It is the advertising man that has brought these infants
into tin- world of business. He recognize! the lure of .> baby's
face, and its power to get the attention and sympathy of every
woman who sees it. That is why more and more pretty baby
faces smile at the public from the advertising pages of news
papers and magazines. The little models arc in demand, too,
by the artists who illustrate stories for the magazines.
C. M. Fassett, commissioner of
public utilities of the city o*
Spokane, wrote a lengthy letter
to Mayor Seymour today detail
ing statistics showing how Spo
kane and Tacoma were getting
the worst of it in the matter of
telephone rates. He suggests
that the two cities get together to
fight tho phone company for low
er rates.
Passett mentioned the fact that
the company in Spokane had cut
out the two party business phones
to the detriment of the small
business offices. Lob Angeles
with three times the population
of eittier Spokane or Tacoma gets
business telephones for from
$3.75 to $5.25 and residences for
$2.25 and $2, he cited. This Is
cheaper than Tacoma where rates
are $2 and $3 for house phones
and $4 and $t> for business. Yet
Los Angeles has 37,000 tele-
About 30 progressives ban
queted at the Y. W. C. A. at noon
today and then launched into a
discussion of the immigration
Mrs. H. B. Connor started
things on this line by introducing
a resolution two weeks ago urg-
KVKKKTT, Jan. 28.—Sirs. Ed
ward Wi*llein is separated from
her baby today by ait avalanche.
When snowslidi's appeared im
minent early last week on the
Cascade division of the Great
Northern railroad, the families of
dispatchers at Type were ordered
(By United Press Teased AVire.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 28.—Five
dozen fresh eggs, each one labeled
"Votes for Women." from the In
terborough Suffrage club, are to
day scheduled to arrive at Presi
dent-elect Woodrow Wilson's
home via parcel post.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
AMSTERDAM, „.** Jan. > 28. . —
Queen Wilhelmina is today has
tening to the bedside of her con
sort, • Prince Henry, who is ser
iously ill in a mountain resort.
She is traveling jas the " Countess
de Buren. ■••* ■ ' • '" ". iJJSCjs
phones, in to only 12,000 in Ta
conia anil the company insisted
liefpre the council here the other
day that the more telephones the
greater the expense.
fncidentaly 20 Tacoma prin-
terfc appeared before the commis
sion this morning and Charles
ferry Taylor, F. Allen and Will
Howe told how the Sunset com
pany takes business out of town.
Its printing bill is enormous but
it hardly has a dollar of it done
in Tacoma.
Taylor declared the printing of
the directory alone would cost
$100,000 for labor in Tacoma in
the next five years.
Will Howe said the company
here would not even let him mase
a price on the 14,000 envelopes
sent out each month or on any
other printing.
The Tacoma franchise expires
in two yours; the Spokane fran
chise in ISM.
ing that the surplus population
of the cities be transferred to the
country to till the land rather
than seeking to bring in tho
hordes of Europe.
This precipitated the whole
immigration subject which was
generally debated.
to Kvcri'tt for safety.
Mrs. Welleln went witli her
baby. She returned alone the
next day with some heavy cloth
ing for her husband. Then cam"
the slides. Mrs. Wellein is still
snowbound with no near prospect
of reaching Everett.
Running ashore off Point Reyes
to a dense fog early today, the
sli'am lumber schooner Samoa,
.owned by the Caspar Lumber
company, is slowly breaking to
pieces. Its crew of 21 men es
The vessel was commanded by
Captain Olson and laden with
lunSber en route from Caspar.
CpLK, to San Francisco. It is not
believed the cargo can be saved.
Kleanor Hay nor, 2 8 n mini is
old, "most Wonderful infant
model of her day," has Mined
family living nearly two yeans.
Yankee Girl
Will Expose
Rome Society
FORT WORTH, Te.\., Jan. 28.
—Fifty thousand dollars as heart
balm has failed to assuage the
injured feelings of former Coun
tess Moschino. the Texas girl re
cently granted a divorce and ali
mony from her husband. Count
Vittoria Moschino of Rome, a
noted member of the Italian
house of deputies.
About two weeks ago. follow
ing her release from jail, the
countess was granted alimony In
the sum of $50,000 and a divorce
because the court wan more than
anxious to hush a notoriety
which was causing him much in
But now Lulu Davis, for that
was the countess 1 name before
sli<- married the nobleman, de
clared in a letter received by her
mother, Mrs. M. E. Swaine of this
city, that she intended to remain
in Rome for the double purpose
of vindicating herself and expos-
Ing what she calls "shocking con
ditions of the highest Roclety of
Rome." Her letter says the
fight has only begun and that if
necessary she will spend a great
portion of her fortune to reveal
I certain scandals involving Italian
I men and women of the nobility..
CHICAGO, Jan. 28. —Twenry-
two carloads of California or
anges are held up here today ny
order of Dr. S. E. Sherman of the
city food inspection bureau.
Lottie Quinn, 4 years old, who
earns from $2 to $(i a day, and
lias been posing for money since
she was (> months old.
M:\V YORK, -lan. :iH.—Sufi', riiijt uktMlkit torture in m
white cot in a sanitarium overlooking the Hudson river, unable to
move a single muscle of her body, e\cept thot>e of her fncr uud
n<" k. Mrs. Sarah Harris, imrd :<:i, today asked the hospital authorl
ties to inn lier to death, ar^uiiiß Hint it wits the duty of society
In kill her iin a relief l'roni eternal suffering.
She shows that she will always l<- helpless, nikl alHuyx .11
pain. And .so she challenKes meilUal and legal elhirs, and tlie
tenchiiifi* of ii-li^i.m mid demands in the name of liumanity, thut
she Ik 1 legally nilll<lcr<'<l.
A Living l>enth.
"The sin against, my fellow-
Citizens will not be in having put
me to death," declares Mrs. Har
ris, "but, in the final reckoning,
it will be in having let me live—
in condemning me for the rest of
my years to the most horrible tor
ture in the world—a LIVING
"Euthanasia" is the scientific
name for the thing which Mrs.
Harris demands. This compre
hends the painless putting to
death of any incurable and has,
from an ethical and scientific
standpoint, been theoretically at
lacked and defended ever since
(he founding of medical practice
centuries ago.
Mrs. Harris is the first woman,
so far as is known, to demand
publicly that this mooted princi
ple be made actually operative
upon her life.
"People would not stand
aghast at what I entreat did they
realize one-millionth of what I
have suffered, do suffer and what
I shall suffer. They would de
mand that legislation be enacted
giving some sympathetic doctor
the right to put me painlessly out
of misery.
Longs For Grave.
"Here I am a Hi! year-old
woman, entering upon a fourth
j ear of continuous agony. Pur
ing this time, with every nerve
more than alive, I have been un-
I able to move a muscle of my
body, save those of my neck. I
can talk and see.
"My soUj longing is for the
peace of the grave, where I
could sink into blessed sleep—a
thing I have not known for three
whole months!
"If I were ordinarily paralyzed
I should not demand death. I
would have no feeling with that
sort of disease and could bear
with it. But my ailment is differ
ent. It has attacked the muscles.
They are rotting away. This
works hardship on the nerves,
which gradually become uncov
ered. And all over my body these
bare nerves jump like those in an
nchlng tooth."
Three men were sent to ■ the
state reformatory at Monroe from
Pierce county today. .■-
Stephen " McDonough, burglar,
was . sent rto j the •: institution: Tor
from one to 15 years.
lames „ Morley, the bath tub
thief was given the same sen
tence for grand larceny. ;. '"-;■;••
X John . Banniza, ; a young . high
wayman, was . given a ; term or
four r years. : -.. .. ;■'-'-'', J^^SMSt&B
> iv. * * ■ "**" "**' *r'!*"i**'i I.*" #
; For Ta.oina and vicinity: |
! ! Itain or snow tonight or Wed
. . 'ncsd«y..v "■ '■,:. .■ . - : ';■:..'\! „-\
\ sVJForrj Washington: -Rain; ■
: | or snow tonight or i
; j day; warmer tonight. I*."^..;', '■
Kicliard Connor, a Jolly little
:! year-old model, who makes $5
a day by smiling before the cam
SEATTLE, Jan. 28.—Deputy
Prosecuting Attorney Crawford
White filed today a complaint
against Peter Barharaae, held at
the city prison on the statement
of Kinma Tainley, or Pearl Tur
ner, as she gave her name when
arested -Monday, that he hypno
tized her and made her bo out
and steal for him, charging lar
ceny. »
Detectives declare Barbaras*
also will be charged with white
hlavery under the federal act pro
hibiting interstate and interna
tional traffic in women.
"Ever read the constitution?"
asked r. S. Naturalization Exam
iner John Speed Smith as Henry
Kaffenberger, a German of
Vaughn stood before Judge Cush
man yesterday afternoon asking
to be naturalized.
"Read It! I know It by heart,"
said Kaffenberger.
And he did. After vainly try
ing to stick him, Smith Rave It
up and complimented him and the
court let him into the fold.
Peter McDonald, a Scotchman,
got in, bringing 10 children.
Einer Nicholay Endresen, a-
Norwegian, thought he was a citi
zen and voted for years at Ho
qulam but some lawyer told him
he wasn't bo he came to be na
turalized. The court granted him
hlg gecond papers.
Peter Adler and Alex Putney
McLoughlln were not posted
onough so the court continued
their cases.
Andrew Jensen's witness hod
not known him long enough so
his case went over also.
Mill's AT COLON.
COLON, Jan. 28. —The United
States battleships Georgia, Ne
braska and Virginia, part of tha
third division of the Atlantic fleet,
arc anchored here.
SUSS M \i;i <i\v I BETTER.
CHICAGO, Jan. 28.—Merely
resting from the effects of over
work In the explanation given toe,
day by Mrs. J. H. Beu.ham for troa
presence at her home here on
Julia Marlowe, the attrewi.
COIRTLAND. Ariz., Jan. 28
Dan DanielMn, a wealthy mining
man, was shot and instantly killed
today by a woman who gave her
name as Katie Parker. The shoot
ing occurred in a saloon.

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