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; NOVEL A WEEK-START READING IT MONDAY-"SHEA OF THE IRISH BRIQADE"-A DASHING ROMANCE-A NOVEL A WEEK
■ ii THE WBATHKR ■
tS»s«g^*^T|^Bl »*>b* H will be oaly c*H*l aad
J^^ar*"****. 1.-tdy. Aaywaj. ne will have
Bar' iR'(& "«•*•*** "* *»aae kind. Tha
**•* w!" f nr*l at *i I* aa joy tag tb* race*.
JH 7|| Why shwaanl ha worry *h«ia« tb*
I !»"*»■ I a eathar? f
I^JJUST
Hg LOOKIN'
L'Blsss I am a vary feeble
mathematician, it waa exactly
13t years ago today that a group
of amiable gents gathered In a
«ood panelled room In the low,
rakish brick building that still
stands on Chestnut street, oppo
site llorrrlgau s w.k beer garden
ia Philadelphia, and had a little
eon v ersaz ione.
a • •
It waa a hot summer s day. In
' deed, it could have been nothlt g
else since the date waa July 4
and it was Philadelphia. Through
the open windows, the sounds of
firecrackers wafted. Young AmiT
lea, precocious In those days eveu
00 now, seemed to have sensed I
the Impending event tadvance[
sheets havlug been furnished the!
j>reasl and it, or they (Young
America i was celebrating.
• • •
"Who will lie th* first to
**gn?" pt.llti-l) ashed a f.-ller
named Morris.
• • •
"I will," exclaimed John
Hancock, <>t Ronton. He was
aa Insurance agent if I
remember correctly.
• * *
Bo all prsssnt solemnly slgne 1
up and the Delcaration was nail-;
ed to the front door thst all pass
inng Britishers from King George
down to the lowliest sojer might
read.
• • •
There were no Britisher* lolt
-erlug around at that moment. In
fact, the climate of Philadelphia
was peculiarly unhealthy for Brlt
lshers.
• • •
Ho it waa from this hum
ble bat extremely tlefiiiite
event that this great nation
sprung. Bail il not Ix-cn for
Uieee liartl) s.,nl-. who can
tell what may have ilev. 1..p
- ed ii|mui the broad bosom of
this continent?
• » •
Maybe we would never had
known anything about the Hesi
tation, the Fish Walk or the
tlaxlxe!
• • •
AIN'T IT THK THITfI?
I.
•fy wife's gone to the country,
Hut I don't siKMit "Hotiray!"
l-'or empty la the pantry—
The Ice-box la that way.
My appetite la lusty,
Vl} hunger Is intense;
But the kit. lien smells so musty
• Mince my priend Wife we*>t
hence.
11.
Frienil Wife will be gone Just two
weeks.
By gosh, that is enough!
For Jap* and Chink* and smudgy
Greeks
Now furnish my food-stnff!
Oil, wlfi-v dear, your biscuits
light,
4 Your luclou* choe'lat* pie—
It *« em* ten years since that sail
night
You biased nut home good-bye!
• • •
And, Angostura, whll*t thia
may b* a comic colyum at times
(and I am not denying It Is) the
above sentiments are positively
Mi Hib l
s c • •
MY OOAT.
T hays got to admit that the
guy who Insists upon whistling
In street cars, elevators, and «•*
--pe. iallv barber shop*, HAS UOT
MY OOAT.
• • •
A perfectly good band seren
sded the Times yesterday after
noon. It waa a nice piece they
ptnyed, only It wss one of Mooseer
Hoiixa's w. k. bits. However,
that wa* better than "This Is the
Life!"
• • •
A pione young man named Blink
er,
'Had a rep. as a wonderful think
er.
Rut n true line of stuff.
Proved Hist he waa a bluff—
To say nothing of being s drink
er.
• • *
Not that It Interferred with
Mr. Blinker. Oh. .not A-tatU,
aot A-tall. There are men who
ran think and drink at the aame
time.
• . •
But I never happened to
hnow one intimately.
• • •
* T'nfortunately there will be no
issue of The Pink today.. That
will deprive exactly 11,908 per
sons from knowing today's Talk
o' the Town.
O. K. CHESTNUT.
ACTRESS HLAYPR ,
WINS A PAPON
SPRINGFIELD. 111., July 4.—
Lillian B. Conway, an actress
Who was sentenced to life im
prisonment for murdering Miss
Sophie Singer, received a commu
tation of sentence from Governor
Dunne. She will be released
. Jnry It.
ANOTHER GIRL JOY RIDER HURT
CLOSE RACE
A THRILLER;
GRIND TODAY
HIIIHKH' VM'TOKY YESTERDAY 4>NE OK THK CLOHKHT IN HIS
TOKY OP Al TO RACING— I HUH CI Ms HK KM BAN M 1 k
AM* NECK DRIVERS Itillll Ft>R MONTAMAHATHOX
HACK.
Ready for the Start
I «i-m.» big rating cars are entered in th* classic MontaiiiMi «
tlii.n. which *tarta at tf o'clock tlila afteraooa, according lo race
i.ifn lals. Hie cars will be start.si at flve-aecoad iatervals, with
two cars starting Klmultaneoufily.
In past years the cars have started Individually at 10-a**?
--<>»il intervals, but the short i-oiira* tJtiH year makes it impet-a
live lo start tiie car* as quickly a* possible.
Ibe cars this af lot-noon were scheduled to start aa follows:
Car. Driver. Car. Driver.
Maxwell Carlson Hudson Schneider
Maxwell Tetxlaff King Klein
Mannon DeAlene Flat Sorell
Mercer Buckstell Stutz t ooper
Ono Dlngley Italia Welch
Plat Verbeck Regal Terrlen
Chalmers Kennedy Msxwell Hughes
Alco Taylor Romano Barnes
Mercer Pullen Wright Brock
Fraut* Parson* Mercer Thomas
Bit was a race'
Never before
in the history at
Pacific coast mo
tor racing has
such a sensation
al finish been
witnessed as oc
curred In yes
terday after
noon's Potlatch
race of 2 oti miles
<v the Tacoma
speedway.
Three leading
machine* —
Hughte Hughes' Maxwell, Arthur
Klein's King, and Earl Cooper's
Stutz--raced around the track
for tbe last 15 miles neck and
neck, first one car and then an
other assuming the lead.
in tlie UStli lap, after the three
racer* had shot around the big
■aaesr for lilt miles, Earl Cooper
was forced to draw Into the pits
and relinquish a 100-foot, lead
over his rival* tbat he had main
tamed for many mile*. Cooper's
rear tires had gone to pieces at
the critical time, and he lost half
a lap in replacing them. By the
time he got started around ths
course again Hughle Hughe*.
dashed across the finish line, with
Klein less than 50 feet behind
him.
Speedy Aver ace.
The three leaders made an av
erage speed of 74^4 miles per
hour for 200 miles. Cool and
calm race driver* and officials
completely lost thatr head* over
the exciting finish. Several per
son* In the sun-baked grandstand
were overcome with excitement
and fainted a* the last lap* were
being run off. One man fainted
a* be was cheering Earl Cooper
in the 9 Bth lap, and toppled down
the grandstand step* unconscious.
A tragic accident on the course
a few moments before, when the
big Marmon of Wilbur DeAlene
turned completely over on the
southeast curve, was completely
-forgotten in the excitement, and
the audience of 12,000 sun-burn
ed, speed-crazed race fans cheered
as though their lunga would burst.
4.reel Raring.
Even the Indianapolis speed
wsv, according to aeaaoned auto
race men, has never seen such a
keenly contested race, and never
In the history of the drivers who
participated yesterday have they
been put to such dashes of »peed
Protection
for the Home
The strongest dealre of hus
band aad wife Is the protec
tion of the home and the wel
fare of the children. Tbe
husband works hard to pro
vide for them, and would b*
glad to know how beat to
safeguard them. Th* best
way we know—l* the "ssvlag
account way*'—there la such
a good feeling ot safety and
independence with such an
account. It* assy to open
one. Try it.
PUOET SOUND STATE
BANK
1115 Pacific Aye.
The Tacoma Times
20c A I gO ONLY nTOKPPTDPfT H*CWBPAJ»Ka Df TACOMA I HOME
MONTH VOL. XI. NO. Hi*. I'ACUMA. WAamNo i\>s, SATllil>\Y, .11 LV 4, 1914. KDITIOH
in a speedway race. Ordinarily :
the winner of a long-distance
race I* one or more laps ahead of I
his nearest opponent*.
Wilbur DeAlene. the Los An I
geles youngster who drove bis
first race yesterday, soft, red the
only accident of the day. And al
though the accident put DeAlene
permanently out of the race, the
Blacky driver miraculously es
caped injury.
On his 7:lrd lap DeAlene's right
rear lire burst as he was round
ing the southeast curve .His car
turned over, rolled completely
around and came up against the
ditch, standing on tin wheel*
again DeAlene and bis merlianl
clan, Neil Scanlon, were hulled
Till feet from the car, and Scanlon
was knocked unconscious by the
force of his fall. Emergency
nurses arrived immediately and
revived the mechanic. lie was
taken to a Tacoma hospital,
where his injuries were found to
consist of bruises and cuts. lie
Alene escaped with hardly a
scratch.
Hughes won his first victory In
Tacoma yesterday. He has raced
here on both former occasions,
but had been forced to drop out
because of motor trouble. Hl* lit
tle Maxwell coal-oil burner, ran
wonderfully yesterday, turning
out lap after lap without a hitch.
Teddy Tetzlaff, favorite of the
| fans, suffered the same luck at
last year, when he was forced to
drop out of the race in tha 1 ."ith
lap yesterday with a broken con
necting rod.
Hughes' time for the 200 miles
was 2:41:32 2-5. Klein made the
same distance in 2:41:48 4-5, and
Cooper's wa* 2:43:06 3-5.
Dlngley's Ono came In for
fourth place, with Huckstell'*
Mercer fifth.
With t5,500 In prises as their
goal, 20 racerß were ready at noon
today for the 250-mlle grind of
the Montamarathon. the big race
of the Tacoma speedway. It was
expected that a monster crowd
would attend today* race.
Every car that was entered,
with the exception of Smyly'*
Hupmobile. was ready for the
contest. Wilbur DeAlene's Mer
cer, smashed by turning over yes
terday while running at. a 74
--mile siieed. was repaired last
night and the plucky young driver
wss ready to go Into the contest
today.
Among the drivers entered to
day who did not appear in either
of yesterday's contests were
Thomas. In a Mercer, and Sorell
and Verbeck In Flat*.
ELKS PLAN SPLENDID
NEW HOME FOR I/OIHJE
A prlxe consisting of 6 per
cent of the cost of the building
will be of'ered by the Tacoma
lodge of Elks for the best set of
plsns submitted for the new club
building st 7th and C streets be
fore August I. The Elks today
decided to open a contest for the
plans, in which any architect In
Tacoma or elsewhere may com
pete. The building will cost
tioo.ooo.
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4> YORKVILLK. 111., Jnly t. 0
0 —After Mr. and Mr*. Joseph -
j I. Orlmwood. an aged roa- 4
• pie, had captured a but-g-lar *>
<*• In theta- home and had ♦
0 choked him to death, it was *■
• found that tb* msa hsd «
*• tW.OOO worth of Board of *>
*> Trad* slips ia hia pocfaeta. 4
■•• aad was apparently a bast- *
* Ben* man. Police are lams- ♦
♦ ttcatiwaj. •
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LOVE STUBS TOE IN VAUDEVILLE ACT
AND VALESKA SURATT LEAVES STAGE
OAKLAND, Cal., July 4. —
Valeska Suratt, of the emerald
eye* and carmine ears—Valeska
of the vivid hue* for whom poet*
sing and painters grow futuristic
suddenly left off singing and
left the vaudeville stage here In a
dreadful peeve.
And George Baldwin, leading
man and producer of "Black
Crepe and Diamonds," Ihe sketch
In which they were touring a
theaterical circuit, whose pleas
ant taak it was to supply the ges
tures that went with Miss Suratt*
song, has suddenly discovered
Butte Mayor
Is Stabbed
BUTTE, Jnly t.—Feeling be- thrice stabbed. Mayor lluncni ie
tween opposing factions of the car*a a revolver and shot the
, , ... „ . . -a Piafh. the bullet entering the
miners is running high todsy fol- „„., . bdcmeu .
lowing the stabbing of Mayor L. . t *„ n c*n and I.anlella were
P. Duncan In his office last night, rustied to a hospital and today
The mayor's israllant wa* h,.ie both hsre even chances of re
Lantella, a Finn. After being eovery.
Hire Lawyers to Fight the
Mills' Recall Dodge
Attorney* H. P. Burdlck and
O. J. Langford hsvs been re
tained by the recall committee
to take a hand In the Injunction
filed Thursday by Commiasioner
A. D. Mills against th* recall elec
tion to be called saan aaaisst
Mm
that he is not the "Big Squeeze '
It's all the result of a falling
out which r.eorge had with Va
teeka In the love scene In their
Sketch Love. It se^ma. stubbed
his toe lieorge, as he looked
Into Vhlcbkh'b s. im Hating orbs,
<:auglil there a glint of green fire
and felt the cold chilis creep i.p
his- spine. She told him, so
Go*hli> says, that as a leading
ma*, lie, lieorge Baldwin, waa
the bunk.
And then, before Oeorge had
a*' bis second wind, the can was
tied to him.
Burdick and l.angford will act
aa interveners. through special
permission of th* court, and will
assist City Attorney Stiles la de
fsadlng City < lerk Nickeus. Argu
ment* on .Mill* demand for a per
naaneat Injunction will be held
W.'"«*,lav imfor* Jade* Card.
Girls Attacked
By Beast-Man
Mies Winifred Well* of
VKiil s,.ntb Hist street, anil
Miss Marie li.is.vi of 8711
I i-i E at. wei-4- attacked by
an iiiil.lcnl ifi.sl iimn at I'n
cilic avenue anil .mil. street
early today. It fore Ihe
lieiiM-iuaii coulil accomplish
Ills pin pose be was frighten
ed away. The girls arc each
IH years old.
They had been downtown en
joying Ihe Festo with Iks father
of the Wells girl snd In the crush
they became separated from 111 in
They boarded a car for home A
SLAPPED NURSE'S FACE WHO
RECEIVED COIN FROM DR.
FREKFORT, N. V., July 4. —I
Denying that she was on the
porch of her home before the
niiirdi-r, or that ahe waa on the
ground floor while Mrs. Hull v
wa* In her husband's office and
that she entered the office while)
the victim* body waa still l\lii«
on the floor, Mrs. Edwin Carman,
wit.- of the physician in whose
office Mrs. Louise Bailey, wife
of a wealthy New Yorker who
was mysteriously murdered hi I
Tusday night, for two hours on
the stand Thursday repeated her
story about the tragedy In a rigid
cross-examination before a cor
oner's Jury.
CARNIVAL
FUN RULES
THE TOWN
There was hij;h revelry in Ta
coma last night.
After the tension of the first
day* auto races was over and
the big stores had closed their
doors for the two days' rest, ev
eryone in Tacoma gathered for
the annual Fourth of July prom
enade on Pacific avenue and C
street.
Slender spools of colored paper
tape spun a web of color about
the shoulders of the throng.
Sidewalka wer packed with Im
nianliv- and street* were jammed
with clanging cars, honking au
to*, and squawking motorcycles.
There was a little roughness
on the part of some of the voting
men and girls. But nobody went
too far—at least, the police found
nothing to take exception to. To- <
night the street festivities are ex
pected to fairly take tbs roof -off
old Tacoma.
Gig Harbor residents yesterday
sent a communication to tbe coun
ty commissioners thanking them i
for the new wharf recently erect j
ed at the main landing place in
th* hgxhr-
Heary r ««rd «tiir»— — tb* r»»- '^^^t*. 11
maaa-e of Mat bwaiasa* Uva* t/St? J*nßXßa*> I
I help- Ittil* norhera, Tb* Tale ,1% OfMrWM If
! of lite lilies, aad stay be a few { //(M 11
I kind norda about IHgaJt* Mar- |Jr g
man on tbe car made advances'
which the girls repulsed and
when they alighted at South 21th
street he got off the mr 100 and
liegan to follow them.
The girls ran for two blocks
with the man In pursuit. He
caught them at I tth street. Grab
bing the Wells girl he attempted
lo ding her from the sidewalk
Itotb girls put up a stubborn re
sistance, all the time screamlug
at the top of their voices. Sev
eral men hearing their tries came
to th«»lr assistance anil frlghteii
e.l Die rtifliitri. way.. lie dlsap
peered In the darkness.
Mr*. Carman told the unit
story she related the day after
the murder. Dr. Carman and
two of his patients also testified.
Hr. Carman said lie did not know
where hi* wife was after the
shooting. On one occasion, how
ever, whan a mime came into the
office, Mrs. Carman rapped at
the door and wa* admitted just
a* Carman was handing the nurse
$16.
"This is a fine piece of busi
ness for a married man and a
i woman to be exchanging money,"
aaid Mrs. Carman. Mr*, ('arm in
admitted she slapped the nur**'s
face.
CROOKS REAP
FAIR HARVEST
K. Yamashlto, a Japanese re
siding at Heybrook. Wash., was
relieved of a leather wallet con
taining t126 in cash and a fju
note by pickpockets last night.
It was the biggest haul of pick
pocketa reported since the Festo
began.
B. E. Blackburn was another
victim of crooks, losing $30.
Herbert North wa* held up at
Hth and Yakima avenue last mid
night and robbed of 11 4
FIRM LOSES FIGHT TO
OUST PRINTERS' PICKETS
Palling to gain an Injunction
sgalnst the Tacoma Typographi
cal union, in the local superior
court, the Conimer. ial Bindery *
Saturday, July 4.
3:00 p. Bt. —Automobile rare for the Mimtanarathn* trophy. 95*
miles,
7 no o'clock—4,rand concert by maaned h*u*d* ta Stadtas*.
7:SO o'clock—As.cat of SO bomb* at entraae* ef stadias* roatara
lag certificate* worth SS each.
B:OW oVhut stupendous flreworkg prodtictlon In tbe Mtadtaaa.
SEATTLE
AUTOISTS
HIT DITCH
DRIVER AHKKMTEIt Pol l< N
Kh.KIM. Hill THIRD MKM>
HER tHP PARTY WHO PAR
TICIPATED IN WllaO JOY
RIDE THAT ALMOST hVNDI II
IN DEATH.
T. H i ......ell a Sratttl*
tavlcali driver, la la Jail to
ila). with ball set at kIMMt,
a* tin. reault of another "Joy
rltle" acclilent that ocean-el
al 7 ii'i'lim'S tills Homing on
the Tacoma boulevard
iii-ni Plf* .1 ailon.
Mlas Margery Well*, Miiy
lioiel. Seattle.. I* conflaed n>
her lied la the Kingston ho
tel, Tacoma, from her in
juries, nml a male rotU|N.ti
lon. whose name she refuse*
to divulge, is le-ing aosgriit
by the polite.
Counell is chsrgsd with driv
ing an automobile while Intoxi
cated and driving recklessly. H*
was comng from Ssattla with
Miss Well* and her companion
when hi* car Struck the Milwau
kee railroad croaslng near Fife,
hounding Into Ihe air, sad drop
lied bottom-side up in the ditch.
The car waa completely wrecked.
Lee Wise, a local butter deal
er, brought Mlas Well* to the po
lice station, where she was held
for a short time Her com
panion had disappeared Immedi
ately following the accident Coa
nell started for Tacoma and waa
arrested by Special Officer Teals*
shortly afterwards for being In
toxicated The policeman knew
nothing of th* aocicdent until hs
bad taken the chauffeur to tail.
"Tbat guy hired me In Seattle
> at 2 .to thl* morning,," aaid i on
-11. ii. In hi* cell today, "and aaid
to com* to Tacoma. He told
me to keep on driving until tha
race* began today. I guess thsy
had both been drinking."
Says He Waa Ho her.
Counell declared thst hs wag
not Intoxicated, aud that the ac
cident wa* caused by a break ia
Ihi steering gear
We've got to put a atop to
t he*e Joy-ride accidents,'" aaid
Chief of Police l.oumls today aftstr
fixing Connells bail at ftOQ and
putting tha case before the pros
ecuting attorney. "1 think a man
' who drives a car while drunk
should get a hundred yeara la
Jail. He la deliberately risking
th* live* of hi* passengers. I
am going to see that thl* man Is
made an example of for other
joy-riders."
Connell owned his own car. It
wa* brought to Tacoma today, a
i mass of tangled wreckage
BASEBALL
Tacoma and Victoria played
the first game of a double-head
er this morning with Pope and
' lioffmfan for Victoria and Boat
man and Brottem for Tacoma as
the opposing batteries. At the
end or the firth inning Victoria
had three run* and Tacoma two,
which the home team made ia
; the first Inning.
PA BENT-TEACHERS OF
IHVINi. SCHOOL PICNtO
The Parent Teachers' sasorla
: tion of ths Irving school will hold
s picnic at Point Defiance park
next Wednesday. All families ia
the district are Invited to partici
pate. Th* party will leave llth
and C afreets at t a. m.
CONVICT-MADE BAOS
SOI.II FOB get IHK>
OI.YMPIA, July 4. — Wardea
Henry Drum of the state peniten
tiary haa remitted to State Treas
-1 urer Edward Meath $11, tit ss
the first Installment of rsvenues
from the sale of grata bags for
the present season.
TWO MSN CAM DO IT
collapsible towers, adopted by
the German army for search*
light* and wireless tetrgraphy,
are so light and compact that two
men ran carry a towsr that ex
tends to ltO feet.
Prlntfng company, which alleged
that the printer* ware Injuring Its
business by plcketiag. has appeal
ed the case to tbe state supress*
court.

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