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n_ ■ V-^3 THK WEA 111 llt 9 It will bo fair tonight aad warmer tomorrow a* . ..cling u> the Info, slipped over to as today. tmmWmw IJUST LOOKIN' ON I was riding downtown tills morning on thai famous lllh a\e. car line at tlie somewhat son sat lon si hour of « I.V Outside of the conductor being unable to rhsagr a dollsr nothing hap pened till we got to Mayor I'ssi • it » house. Tlie mayor was on hand, (also on the ptasza i and he nodded pleasantly to we toilers aa we sued on. If we were mayor we couldn't think of rising before 14 a. in. . . 4 Said, tbe A. F. of L. to thi i. w. W.i "You inconsequential and silly young bubble, you!" "Ha; Ha! We should worry, and O, very well!" Ssid the I. W. W. to the A. F. of L. BBS Kickers Are Plentiful Workers Few. Only one good reason can ex ist for not making further Im provements In this town. and that Is perfection. We haven't reached perfection, far from it But we do not so much need somebody to tell us so, as we need citizens who wil join forces In making the needed improve ments. Kickers are already tor. ' plentiful, workers too few. Which are you? » s • The Maa With a Smile. Oh. for a man with a smile—- When matters are breaking wrong, v\ hen things have gone bad for a while. Oh, for a man with a son,;! For a smile or a song in that kind of a case la a greater help than a somber face. Oh, for a man with a laugh' — When matters are looking bluo When you're getting the daily gaff. Oh, for a grin or two! - At a time like that then a la ijtli or grin Is the thing that will let ths sunshine Inl Oh, for a man with a boost — When matters are on a rock. Oh. for a word unloosed To take the sting from a knock! For a boost. or clasp, or a friendly pat. Is a certain curs in a time like that. • • • ♦ «* 4> RAD NEWS THIS. « A Thomas H. Martin de- ♦ A ellned, last evenig, to run « ♦ for election as president of ♦ 4* the Boy Scouts council. ♦ -♦♦♦♦♦•♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦• • • • ♦ ♦♦#■♦«•♦♦♦♦♦♦•»♦*♦ A The DIARY OF A MOIIKRN *•* ♦ MR. PKPYB. ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦*>♦♦♦•»♦♦♦♦♦ July 15.—1 learn that anothet street hold-up has been made and It looks like our Head Con stable should do something oi other snd that without delay. 1 also learn with sorrow thst v pslnter (house) unhappily left some costumes In a church and . that somebody (the sexton not suspected, you understand) did ateal them. It Is hard times when you cannot leave anything In church without danger ol theft, say we. •n> • • Af_A THANK YOU FOR kfTm% YOI'R KIND ATTEN §m-=v tion. #R*-7r O. K. CHESTNUT. Today's Best Joke The wife of a wealthy manu facturer has occasion to call in the help of a new floor-polisher. "Do yon understand your busi ness thoroughly?"" "All I ssk. madam. Is thst you shall Inquire for yourself at my last situation. On the floor of the large drawing-room alone five persons broke their limbs during last winter, and a lady pi I Plied down the grand stair case It was I who polished the floor snd tbe stairs." Off On a Picnic Members of the Pierce County * Pioneers' association left for Olympla thla morning to Join with the Thurston county pio seers tn a picnic at Priest Point. Pioneers from all parts of South eastern Washington had keen tn- DAHLSTROM IS SOUGHT BY COURT Rev. Albert Dahlstrom, th« "Heliga" minister who abducted Miss Kdua Euglund of Tacoma a,e\ one of hia 'wives" and took hat i on a tour of the countr-', after wards facing trial as a white slaver and receiving a five-year sentence at McNeils island, has suddenly disappeared. Officials of the federal court together with Attorney . X Kid tell, who represented Dahlstroni have made an energetic scan h for the cult pastor, it was learned today, with the result that Ui.'.v believe Dahlstrom haa gone to Europe. Following his conviction in Seattle, Dahlstrom obtained his release on 46,000 bonds, fur nished by a security company pending his appeal. He went to Everett to see one of his "wives'' who lives there, and then drop ped out of sight. When the time came for filing the appeal Dahl strom was not to be found. Time for appealing the case has now expired and the govern ment Is desirous of landing tha fake pastor behind the bars. II he Is not apprehended, however, the $6,000 bond will be forfeited to the government, P ALLIES BUILDING IS BURNED Fire Originating in Street's Academy Outs Big Building Entailing a Loss of $10,000. Pallte* building M t .«... N. J. Hating. groceries 2.1 Mill I Postal Sub-station "A". . MS j Hex Theater I .HIMII liewls A Olson, real estate 7.10 i Street's Itan.ing academy. 1,04>0 Walter Brow., jewelers... .44M1; W. W. I'ns< .s. physician. _no William C. Allen, dentist. lon Hague AI ml wig. druggists not! Total approximate loss.s9,HAO Fire that originated in a large pile of straw used In a "barn dance" at Street's Dancing acad emy, in Pallies hall, 38th and Yakima avenue, at 2 o'clock this morning, gutted the upper part of the big Pallies building and caused a total loss to building and tenants of approximately $10,000. W. C. Marglnson, a wood cut ter, who had apartments In the Yakima avenue side of the build ing, was the only person In the place when the fire broke out. He would probably have been suffocated and burned to death had not the motorman of a late street car, discovering the blaze, tooted his car whistle vigorous ly to awaken any possible sleep ers In the building. Margin (Continued on Page Three) SILK DRESS IS SPOILED BY THE CITY Mrs. Margaret Davidson, pro prietress of a confectionery store st 510 Sixth avenue, waa walk ing along the Tacoma High bridge July 6 when some melted tar from the bridge structure fell on her new silk dress. She sent a communication to the city coun cil today saying that the dress cost $25 and that it was the first time she had worn It. She said that It had been completely ruin ed hy the tar, and asked for re imbursement. — Mrs. Davidson also asserted that her underclothing was ruin ing by the deluge of tar. She advised the council In her letter that they could see the garments In question by calling at her home. The communication was referred to the city attorney. DRFBxnAXTS WIN SIIT Judge Cushman yesterday sft ernoon decided tn favor of tbe defendants in the long-drawn-out paving contract suit of tbe Colum bia Digger company against Rec tor * Daly over a paving job at Vancouver, Wash., involving $•,000. TODAY'S OI_ARINGH. Clearings $ 3 21.J-.T .2 Balances ••,12».»t Transections 1.1*1,1*5.24, For Tacoma and vicinity: Fa ir tonight and Wednesday. The Tacoma Times 30c A I THE ONLY DTDEP_NPE»T -jIWaPAP-B m TACOMA I H OM_ I __QNTH VOL. XL NO. 177 TACOMA. WAfcUuAuiUN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 1914. EDITION | ----._. - — 1 i OUST MARTIN FROM BOY SCOUTS ORGANIZATION T. 11. Martin, the g.VMI per month secretary of the Commer cial club, was last night ousted as president of tlie boy scout coun cil of Tacoma. He was thrown out of office aa the result of a factional fight that has dismembered tlie boy scout body recently because of Martin's antipathy for Scout IVinimlssion er Dr. V. J. Koule. MURDER CHARGE AGAINST NURSE RENO. July 15. Warrants are out today for the arrest of Miss E. J. Rlnehart of San .lose, Cal., for the murder of Mrs. Katherine Bluett, who died in Auburn January 14 and who was buried in this city two days iHter. The warrant was issued follow ing an Investigation by experts on the death of the woman who was supposed to have died as the result of burns from an over turned oil stove. Traces of poi son are said to have been disoov-j ered. Mrs. Bluett was heavily; STORY OF CARMAN MAID IS DAMAGING TO MRS. CARMAN MINEOLA, N. V., July 1 ii.-— Cecllla Coleman, a colored girl, employed as a maid in the home of Dr. Carman, yesterday told the grand jury, In session here that Mrs. Florence Carman en tered her home a few minute* after a shot through the window had killed Mrs. Louise Bailey, visiting the doctor. According to reliable author ity, the maid declared that aftt™. she heard the tinkle of breaking glass and the report of a pistol, her mistress hurried Into tin kitchen through the back door and went upstairs. Dr. Carman's story, tt is under stood, was much the same as the one he told at the inquest. He waa not asked to sign a waiver of Immunity. The mur dered woman's family and rela tives were called to tell of her actions the day of the murder and of how they were informed of her death. DRAKE PREDICTS A STRIKE AT PLANT A strike Is threatened among the employes st Tacoma's mag nificent |*>wer plant at N'isqually! livery employe at the big plant Is threatening to walk out. leav ing Tscoma completely without light or electric power. Commissioner Drake advised the city commission today that his men would strike if ili.lr salaries were cnt. as pro|NM«c<| by Mayor Fawcett. Hut the com missioners went ahead with their ordinance, all of them but Drake voting to cut the power plant em ployee' pay. Drake's statement came out to day when he realized the opposi tion of Mayor Fawcett and the other commisisoners to the sal aries paid at the plant. Drake had introduced an ordinance for the salaries at the plant. Incor porating two employes who had been receiving pay illegally be fore. He had not added any money to the payroll. Commissioner Atkins Intro duced an amendment prepared by Mayor Fawcett, however, cutting salaries to the total of ISM per month on the plant. The amend ment pnssed, and then the amended ordinance passed. "These salaries are no higher than before," declared Drake. "aad I consider them necessary. We need efficient men to run the plant and we've got to pay money for efficient men." Do yoa mesa to say that If w« The soul council Is not < one |x»>cil of tlie boy scouts, but of a group of business men, fathers and friends of the scouts, who have charge of the various ntuntn that are handled for the boys. Two faction*, developed In the council recently because Martin was attempting to oust lh*. Soule as commissioner. Martin called a private meeting, for purposes | of planning a mesas of eliminat ing smile from the council, and * insured by two companies, one for $3,000 snd the other for $10,000, and Miss Rlnehart made beneficiary of the two. Refusal of one of the companies to turn over the insurance money to Miss Rhlnehart resulted In an investi gation. The two women were nurses in an Auburn hospital and were close friends. Miss Rlnehart it said to be living in San Jose, Cal., and to be living a high life. Offi cers in that city have been re quested to make the arrest. Detectives are today running down a clew, which It was be lieved would reveal the identity of two strange women seen hur rying from the doctor's office a few minutes after the tragecl> These women, it is belie*, ed may be able to corroborate 'hi testimony of El wood T. Hardee at the inquest and the story told by Celia Coleman, a negro maid In the Carman home. It was Bardes' statement that he saw a woman dressed as Mrs, Carman was dressed walk away from outside a window In Dr. Carman's office immediately aft er Bardes heard a crash of glass and the report of a revolver, that was responsible for the arrest of Mrs. Carman. At the Inquest Celia Coleman flatly denied that she had sees Mrs. Carman the night of the murder from the time her mis tress left the dinner table until 15 minutes after the shot was fired make these cuts the plant will go out of business?'' demanded At kins. "I mean to say that the men will undoubtedly strike if you cut their salaries any lower,'' replied Drake. By the new ordinance gate tenders are cut from 11 10 to IN; two other gate tenders from |H>o to 185; patrolmen from $90 to 185; machinists from $110 to $100; relief operator from $100 to $8.-i: and two h»l|>ers getting $85 are dispensed with, making a general cut of $250 per month. 7 LIQUOR LICENSES APPROVED Seven liquor licenses that came up for renewal this morn ing in the city council came near being defeated when Commis sioners Atkins and Woods voted against them. Atkins did not ex plain his vote, but Woods said that one of the saloons ia ques tion was too close to the North ern Pacific tracks and he did not approve of it. The rotes of the other three commissioners carried tbe renewals. the ■ oniniixsioaer, taking like ac tion, gathered Ms friends togeth er In a se-mrate faction l*a»i sight the two faction* got together with the intention of "hue.ling the hatchet." Hut h* hap-M ned thst Mania aad his crowd were sadly In die minority ii".l Martin was dropped as |tre»l --\ dent af tlie newly consolidated | council, I'ed.-r Jnisr/ of Keen Hill taking Mm place. Martia was not e\en nominated for the p..si $200,000 PRICE OF WIFE'S AFFECTIONS f'AA ♦♦♦ A «• ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ *4A SCION OF WEALTH SUED FOR ALIENATION Mrs. I.ertruile fierllnger and her son F,dward J. and daugh ter I lora Itelle, snd below, Kilw aril t.crltiiger. PORTLAND, Ore, July IS.— ie who like to watch the spi< y doings in "society" elthei from within or without are eag erly awaiting the beginning of the Gerlinger-Frank »2««,iit~<> alien;iiion suit here. Edward Gerlinger, a local au tomobile dealer, is suing Ueyd Frank, son of Portland's wealth ie«t ■locarttiient store owner, for l-'ii" niio, alleging alienation o, Mrs Oerlinger's affections by yonnt! Frank. flTn, Gerlinger only recently stifil Crank for breach-of -prom iset winning a verdict of $1 and coslx <nk, according to Gerlinger riSH MEN 1 ARE INDICTED •BATTLE. July 15—The fe.l «JH grand jury this afternoon lagmted seven prominent fish I'dggi'snles of the Northwest !>rti ipal of which were the In tern itlonal Fisheries compaay ol TaaVwna and the Booth Fisheries llisniiaii of Seattle. The indiv idual cetni>anies, together with t—M officers, who were also In Dog Saves Vaster From Burning #ATHLAMET. July It.—Th* home of County Auditor John Hushes was destroyed last night, Mrs Hughes and three children i were away. Mr. Hughes eecai>**ji by f'lmptug from a window. He; wn. awakonad by his little dec lion . Other officers elected were F. ('. Downs, vice president. Fred erick Shaw, secretary, and Leon I ard Brown, treasurer. Dr. Boule was re-elected scout com missioner by a large majority The defeat for Martin, members say. Is as emphatic a denuncia tion of his attempts to make; the council a "one-man conn ell" ss wss possible for tbe members to demonstrate. associated with his wife at fre quent Intervals. He declares that at one time the two became so bold that they went into a department store. purchased pajamas of the most expensive makd for each and ordered the bill sent to (Jerlinger Both men have engaged the shrewdest attorneys in Portland and are marshaling small armies of witnesses The trial promises to be one of the most sensation al the Pacific Northwest has witnessed for many a day. Mrs. Oerlinger la well known. She once horsewhipped a Port land attorney who made remarks in court that did not suit her. dieted on separate counts, sre] charged with restraint of trade in holding up prices on fish. Investigation of the "ftsbl trust" on Puget Sound hss been conducted secretly by the grand jury for several days. The seven companies are said to form a fish monopoly, fixing sn arbitrary I rate on fish for sll Northwest ! markets. Better Buy Today Hotter bay your groceries today. The grocers of Tacoma. with their wives aad fsmSlew, are going oa their snans! natlssr to Kant Hosted tensor row, leaving tt 7:M a ». *mt\ stores will he cieand tJKT THIM: LWmmT T.tere aaed to ho s knocker on mTI/ every door, hat now they posh a f-TT. button. A path 4s hetter than a knock anytime. ~Hh BJ ENGINEER IS MADE TO GIVE UP VALUABLES A daring hold-up maa. who stalked hla prey with rublM-r ► lows for «-\ i'r«l blocks, snd I ben kept Hie victim's back to lilm while he prei.se<| * revolver against lit- body aad went through lils clothing, David II While, a prominent engineer aad candidate for county engineer, laat night, obtaining 49 and h gold watch. Although White was held up and rot.lxid in th. early dusk ol tlie evening, lie did not gel s single glimpse o| the bandit The engineer vu walking to ward hla home. 1417 South »th street, at » o'clock last evening and Instinctively felt the pres ence of someone walking behliii| him Jnet as White was turning Into his yard, a body brushed up close behind him, a round piece of metal was jabbed in his back, nud he heard the command "Hold up yer hands, ' whispered hoarsely In his ear. The engineer held his hand:' aloft, at the same moment at LOTS OF SMOKE IN SMALL BLAZE An explosion In the retorts ol the creosotlng |*lant of the _t Paul _ Tacoma Lumber company caused a spectacular fire at nooi< today that causer] f.Mio damn *4 and threw the downtown portion of the city into a high tension of excitement. The Maze spread from th« creosotlng department to the wooden paving blocks depart ment, and monstrous billows of ACCIDENT OR A SUICIDE, WHICH? mechanic of Hreu ec-lon. commit ted suicide tn tbe swirling waters of the Narrow - Monday afternoon or lost his lire by the accidental overturning of his row Lost. Is a question being debated by poller officers today. Park's rowboat was found up side down yesterday, the young man s coat caught under one of the sests. Thst he died in the Narrows, either by his own wish or because of tbe treacherous sc tlon of the boiling tide wgters is a mystery Psrk's home was at Bremer ton, but he had li' ed in Tacoma at the Associated Charities hotel. HUERTA STILL AT CAPITAL MEXICO, July 15.-— Boarding the train at Guadalupe, a rail road station a few miles from Mexico Ctiy last night at 10 o'clock, the family of President Huerta and other relatives and close friends are on their way to day to Vera Crus on a special train composed of three sleep ers snd a baggsge car The train is guarded by two military trains one running ahead of the special LOOKING FOR AN HEIR HERE Benjamin R. Hughes, a yonag clerk believed to be residing in Tacoma, haa waiting for htm a large estate left by his father. A letter was received by the police todsy from S. B. Rogers, a pub lisher at Milwaukee, brother-in law of Hughes, asking the offi cials to locate the heir. City De tective McKay, in charge of the missing persons ' department, has found ao trace of Hughes. tempting to turn and sea bis an* sailant. < "Stand still, there, and don't look around, or I'll blow the top of yer bead off," came the com mand. As the two men stoad In front of White's home, the bandit fac ing White's back, and a revolver under the engineer's coat. White could feel the fingers of his as sailant dipping Into hla pockets. The lisntltt removed everything from White's pockets, pocketing only the cash and watch. "Now slsnd right where yon are," ordered the Imndlt, with an oath, "and don't you look around* for a minute, or It's all off wld yci." Wlille stood still for a mo. men I. anil Hie bandit aped noise* Ifssly away. When the engineer turned, a moment later, the street was empty. While r«-|H>i-ie.i tlie unuaaal liold-up to I h|ii ii in of Detectives D. O. Si.illl. today. He said that he il'd not even see the color of • lie lianilli'N clothing, bo carefully was the holil-up planned. coal-black smoke rolled up from •he fire. Humors were circu lated that the entire mill, and other ttdeflats factories were on fire, causing intense Interest for an hour. Firemen had the blaze under control from the first, and ex tinguished the fire In a short time. The creosotlng plant will he put out of business for a few days. 723 Commerce street. His half brother. Jeffery Bradhurst. la employed as a machinist at tha St. Paul mill Hradhurst wo»t »« police headquarters last night to report the disappearance of Park, shortly after the police had re ceived a report from Point Defi ance of the finding of the over turned rowboat. Although Park waa out of work, he had money, aa Brad burst gave him $16 Monday shortly before he went to Point Defiance.* The half brother In tended to meet Park at the Point later In the afternoon, but was unable to get away from hia work.. and the other following, each containing 800 federal soldiers. The family of Oeneral Blanquet Is also aboard. VERA CRI'Z, July 18.--Oe»» eral Funston Is momentarily das peeling the news of Huerta s de parture for Vera Crux. The lat est message from the capital waa to the effect that tbe dictator's train was waiting for him at the railroad station tn Mexico City. TACOMA TALKS Don't be satisfied with hoping that the goods will be all right; buy at home and know they ara all right. A man's best noaseaatons are hla family, hla neighbors and hla town. Awsy-from-hoase haying never helps them aad often hurt* them. If yon buy mail order clothe* for your daughter, don't ho astonished if she sieges with n stranger. The merchant ia aot tbe • rasa who profits or suffers when money ta spent here or sway. from home.