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THE TRIBUNE! O, HOW BLOOD-THIRSTY! O, HOW SAVAGE!
(That sing-larly sad sheet, The Tacoma Tribune, devotes its chief "editorial" today to a bloodthirsty -denunciation of Pred L. Boalt, The Times corres pondent in Vera Crux. Happily, the frothing at-the mouth of the St. Helena avenue Puck, determines nothing. Boalt's t - —————^——^—^ IBta THK WKATHKR. K£j£ Same old breakfast, -mar old V -*bU lunch, same old office, saaae old AW I.ii in li. -an,,, old weaUtagi waa—a . aad fair, today aad (Sunday 'twill *•—y right there. (That's bam flSl_y poetry but true dope, according Ejf-y to the fore,est—r today.) ARE THEY MARRIED OR- j^**. —p CUCJp j lUSI LOOKIN" ON | ADIT. Big news today. On Monday this I'lllar of Light, this Tower I of Strength, this Efflel of Erud tlon, meaulng this here colyum. will be written, conducted and put acroas by Charles ThespU McKee, the w. k. Boy Manager. m ass "I'll drop down to your office for s coupla minutes," be said genially, "and write that colyum for you." • • • "A coupla minutes!" You notice that covert slam, the un derhanded knock, the sinister sneer. O, very well, young feller. Come on down and write it. If you do It in a coupla hours, I'll buy you a sundae. *% * • • (Better come down Hun day night and net a good miming start, kid!) m a a • Tacoma, July in. bear O, X.— 1 want to know what does vt. k. mean? You have it in every night. Wliat is it anyway? Can't you think of anything else? Ml I! I I I M. M. • • • Why, Myrt, I'm surprised at you. Mean to say you don't get me on w. k.? Well, look here! Such men as A. V. Fawcett fend Milt Savage and Ernie Lister are all very w. k. Indeed. Get it aowT • • • And, further, we can think of several other things. There is v the notorious h. c. of 1. for in stance. Get that? You know how Poppa hollers about It when you ask him for a new frock or • silk stockings, don't youT • • a He wsnted his name in the pa per. Since he is a society feller, here's your name. Body. % . s s The editor of the Times Invited as to lunch yester day. "Found a nice little place aear here." That is what he said. . . . It being one day before our "liberal cashier pays the stipend, we accepted* the invitation. . . . We were escorted to the place. Paper napkins on the table were the first glimpse I got and I cast a wary glance toward tbe door. wondering If I could bolt before the owner would intercept me. • s s Tbe waitress was busy * talking to a lady friend but she finally saw as. • • • 1 don't like to be rude nor un „, grateful, hut if I go to luncheon with the editor of this paper again. I WILL DO THE PICK s s s ♦♦*♦♦♦•#♦♦♦♦♦♦*♦ A The HI Mil OF A MODERN ► A MR. ill".- « 4 4 4 9 4 »♦##♦♦♦♦♦♦ July lit Too warm to Indite today. especially as the most important thing that happened me yesterday was eating spaghetti, ao railed, la the Iwacheon-ptace I waat with the Editor. Tbrev other scriveners ware la the place so it must he a favorite with oar ciaa. The mental process of odltois savd repot tea s passetb aadar* •standing Tbe Paper Napkin nCPVTsO^jr pn>i fMm\f if. The Tacoma Times 30 A I THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA j HOMf , .MONTII VOL. XT. NO. 180 TACOMA, WASHINGTON. SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1914. | EDITION ■■■■■■■■■■I tM g*WM^ days ago, The Times urged that I VV Tom Martin, "manager" of tho I w^V Tacoma Commercial club re I m uum sign for reasons now thoroughly ■ U understood. The Times PROV ■ ED WHY MARTIN SHOULD GET OUT. Since that time, Martin has stuck firmly to his job and he has earned i considerable sum dur Mff\ _■ MfMm. ing these 18 days. No '•^ «/■_ W body knows why e-^_%B_B^*V_^^ has already earned \fo%mW ■ ■'"■ ■—■———^—■ BALL CLUB THREATENED Is tlie Tacoma Baseball club In "soak?" It Is said that Joe Mct'tiui'ty is about t" lose his club, and tluat the "Iron Man" will have no farther connection with tlie team after the 19)14 seawon. But although the rumor Is fly ing from Up to Up nt tlie Athletic park, iinMinil the streets, and in the various clulm where haatehall fans congregate, no one will con firm tlie report. McGinnlty has lost money dur ing the present season. There Is no doubt of that. Patronge has been discouraging at the Ta coma ball park, as it has tn prac tically every other city on the cir cuit except Seattle. And Mc- Glnnity has been pinched hard to pay salaries and meet necessary expenses. Five Year Contract. Joe is purchasing the Athletic park grounds from the Pacific Brewing A Malting company on t five-year contract. And a per sistent rumor is being circulated this week that the brewery Is about to foreclose on htcGlnnity because of his inability to meet payments. McGlnnity has fought stub bornly to make baseball pay in Tacotiia. But he has been on the small end of a losing propo sition His men have become ambltlered against him because of his hot-tempered criticism brought on by nervousness at tendant upon managing the play ing and business ends of a team at the same time. The fans have ceased going to the games, and there Is rarely a week-day game In Tacoma that brings in enough gate receipts to pay half of the Better Than a Government Eond A savings account tn this bank pays more than a gov ernment bond, aad is just as safe. It will earn *% inter est (compounded seml-en nually) aad your money Is In a bank that has dem oa st rs ted itself to be solid as a rack fer over tweaty years. PUOETSOUND STATE BANK 1115 Pacific Are. continued stay in Vera Crux in defiance of the wishes of the well frightened army and navy officers, ia sufficient proof that Boalt's stories have been true. Indeed, it is William G Shepherd, correspondent in Vera Crux for the United Press, that haa stiffly corroborated Boalt. AND THE WIRE SERVICE players' salaries. Hall Takes t'liurge. Recently McOtaatt) hired Russ Hall to manage the Tigers. Russ has instilled enthusiasm Into the players, and they have improved greatly since he took charge, but still the money doesn't uma in. "I don't know where these rumors start," said McGlnnity yesterday afternoon. "My bank er called me up today and wanted to know about it. lam not sell ing the team, and still own It as much as 1 ever did. No, I am not trying to get rid of It I>r (Continued on Page Three.) freFboalt sits tight in vera cruz M \HHIS«;T<I\, 1». C- July I*.—< 'orrespoiHlent Fred 1.. Hoalt of tin- Tacoma Ttatea may remain in Vera Cm/ for the present. It was stated oa official authority today, de spite the fart that a aaval roart of inquiry held he had failed to prove his published story that unarmed and flee ing Me*, leans were shot by American landing parties when the Mexican port was occupied. The Investigators, it was al leged, seemed to have found that Rnsign William Richardson, who, Boalt said, told the latter he had practiced the laxv of flight." did not commit the offense charged, but It was not clear that he did not make the statement Boalt at tributed to him. If he found Boalt actually did obtain his information from Richardson. Secretary of War Garrison said, he would not be dealt with harshly. His future action, he added, would hinge on whether or not the story origi nally was told by the ensign The petal was one on which the navy, like the war department. Is still uncertain Secretary Daniels said he would publish a full report oa the case as soon as he recel \ed a transcript of the testimony taken before, and findings re turned by the board of Inquiry. 1 TACOMA TALKS The only way in this world to make a community rich and pros* iierous it to promote trade In it, both producing and consuming. ' 'he nearer tbe consumer is to the producer the better both are olf. and this takes cognizance af thr fact that every living man Is In some of his aspects a prod msec Bad In others a consumer. CALL THIS A I l SNAPPY PICTURE? "Go out to the point." said the Fdiior, "and get us some good, snappy hot weather pictures. There "ill be a lot of folks trying to keep cool out there." The staff photographer nroaaghi li.uk a picture. He hurried into the dark room.ami burst forth In .. few minutes with this Illum inative print. "Wall that a snajipy hot weather picture?" demanded the Kdltor. "Blure," said Hypo < ..niolai-ently. What do yon think aix.nt It? WHEW! HOT? OH, NO, NOT SO TERRIBLE Although today Is the hottest day in Tacoma during the month of July, it Is probably cooler here than at any other place In the northwest. With the thermome ter at the weather-bureau office registering HI degrees at noun. today will be even hotter than yesterday, when the maximum was 82.1 degrees Fahrenheit. .——————————————————_—_—_—_—__ HOW HUERTA PASSED IN HIS CHECKS VKRA < 111 Z. July IM.—lt waa War 11 ulster Blanqaet wlwi finally forced li. toriano Huerta to retire from the dhtaaonihip of Mexico, .n onliag to information recelvssi from the capital today. Foreign Minister fnrwajMl, who accepted the post with the iinilerstanding that Huerta would step dona la ,-he former's favor, expected that the resignation would he sent ta congress. Monday. . *». on Saturday, however. Haena began driakiag. He drank steadily Sunday aad Monday. fre<|iieniing his usual haunts. tin Monday night t arl.ajal wrote him : "Yoa promised to rrstga Monday. I believed yoa were a man of yoar word. If yon dent rsaiga Immediately and leave the raiHtal. I wiß." "My general won't la* me," was Harta's reply. Then Carbajal appealed ta i.en Rtan—act. The latter had trouble finaltay the prrsltVat, who wan still rambling from cage to carfe. hat Ttaeaaaay aight located him aad urge_ hiaa ta re tire. Huerta was still obdurate, « herrwpna Baaaaqnrt tendered his own resignation. Haerta waa furious, aad stormed aad entree.! alternately, bat lllanqnet was fir—i. IVi dni alls, nerahsg he ranswed Ms threats. Haerta its Med. ft is raperted that when Huerta left the capital he took S«.OOh,OaMi ta drafts aa Kama-nn " "'"" ' ' ii l r OLW THE TRIBUNE IS THE UNITED PRESS SERVICE. It is not well for the St. Helens avenue outfit to groan over The Times and its correspondent. For speaking of fakes, let's see what were those fright •ned to death "extras'' the Tribune put across just after the occupation of Vera Crux? •-cuttle is from one to three de grees warmer than Tacoma. and •aai-'t of the mountains old Sol is pushing the mercory up close to the Km mark In Spokane yes terdiix it was 90. in North Yaki ■sa 92, and at Walla Walla M. ■ Ige maximum temperature for Wie (Silted States yesterday was ,rei orded at Red Bluff and Rose- J>urg. where the thermometer reg istneil mil' degrees in the shade. A thief who either needed % troth or had a peculiar sense of humor hroke Into a warehouse • store of Appling A Griggs. Mwmbers. Sixth avenue and Pine ts. last night and carted oft a lurge porcelain bathtub Police ■Mttn have not recovered the t«|. aa————— —————_—_—_—_—_—_ NEGRO AND WHITE WIFE RUN RESORT FOR "400 M FOLKS 0, Looky Here, You Waitresses SAN BERNARDINO, Cal., July 11 Is a woman's ability to icrve ham and eggs, coffee and lough nuts to grouchy miners a ironilse that she will fulfill the •ole of wife to perfection? Wlll amm Tompkins, driver of a local nundry wagon, says "yes." That's vhy he selected Jennie Lee to >c his life partner. The couple vere married at a local Baptist •hurch. After the ceremony, rompkins remarked a lunch •ountrr Is the best test of a tug in's temper and housekeeping ibillty. kids^Trank gets 'em in cops hands Two youthful "robbers," aged 12 and 13 years, respei lively, who <tole somebody s lunch basket at the Butchers' picnic at Bpanaway lake Thursday, were captured by Detectives Hucksba and Ewen I his morning and turned over to Juvenile Officer Jurisch. We didn't have no money and s-e got hungry." said the spokes man of the two prisoners to Capt D. O. Smith today. "So we law a nice big lunch basket and s-e hooked it. We ate all we *ould and then we had a good lime." The boys were caught thai morning when they went back to '"panaway to hide the basket, s-hlch they had left In the picnic (rounds. . The Tribune is slightly sick at the stomach because j its circulation is tumbling into the cellar. But it should not become excited about that. These are the dog days—too durned hot for it ta get mad and snap at the heels of it's leaders! THE TRICKY TRIBUNE-HOW SAVAGE. HOW BLOOD THIRSTY f WHIN MOM *v ay __■_■1 ftfr your isiallus. no matter I low jSflHf I Jrtef tba stay, better have the __ I Time* follow you. (all up Main tj/kf' jl I •S aad gla/e as your address aad f the paper will start right away— _•*" •' I prompt mall dellvaaries, t«o. one «^^_, * areefc, loc; oaa aaoath, -Sc, by KL_ ' """" \SH I 1 r-m i Are some of the members of Tacoma's "smart set" slaves of opium? Have society women and prominent Tacomans been making secret visits to a secluded opium dea on the banks of the Stuck river, near Sumner, con ducted by a negro who was formerly chef at the Ta coma Country & Golf Club? Sensational testimony involving prominent wom en and men is expected to be brought out when William Oivens, the negro proprietor of a notorious road house near Sumner, is brought before the United States grand jury. Given was given a preliminary hearing before H. 8. Commissioner McMillan today in the federal court, and bound over on a charge of transporting opium and having opium in his possession, with his bail set at $1500 cash. All reference to the society folk patrons of his den was suppressed at the hear ing, but will be brought out later. .......i» iur m years and Is rat ed among society people as the best chef in the city. For years he was head chef at the Country club. Later he became private caterer to the "40fi" of Tacoma. Soon he purchased a large tour ing car and was often seen driv ing fashionable women and well dressed men out to the country. Buys Roadhouae. The colored chef's latest In vestment was a house four miles from Sumner, on the Stuck river. He opened a private opium den, the authorities say. Fie^uently • livens came to Tacoma. obtained passengers for his machine among elegantly dressed women of the North Knd. and was seen driving them northward to his cottage. City Detectives often saw Oiv ens In his big car with society women, leaving the city always in the same direction. Oivens was arrested at mid night Sunday by four deputy sheriffs, who raided his road house in search of liquor. In the garage behind the madhouse they found a large dishpan containing a half-pound of smoking-oplum. with a large Iron spoon in it for atirring. In a bedroom, apparently used by patrons of the place, the depu ties found a Chinese opium pipe, with several small Jars filled with opium, and a complete opium "layout." Oivens was arrested, charged with having opium In hia possession. A second charge of carrying concealed weapons was placed against him, and last night he was arrested a third time hy the government oa a charge by Special Opium Investigator A B Mamer of the IT. S department of Just^ Society Olrl. There. "1 don't think there is aay doubt that MK-iety girls were going out to the den." sard a city detective today. "Uiv ens waa one of the maw* pop ular chefs anal caterers ot aay who dealt with Tacoma's xorhty class, ana] after ha bought his automohlle the society women natrnalaaa' him greatly. "it ——aid not war pi lee me to hear that several promi nent women, and men, too, had heaa regular pal is as of the opium Joint. tttrewt hi and mo is the white woman that he has been Hi ing with. Knfiaeriae Milter." Oivens had more thaa a pound of smoking opium at Ms place, the authorities say. Smoking opium ts a mixture, ia which opium forms about * par cc tha total Oivens had heaa eaoh over a gasoline stove, the depu ties assert, and bad left the opium exposed while he went to the city on the night of the raid In answer to a call from one of his North End customers. Negro Silent. The negro sat stolidly ia federal court today while the prellmiaary hearing waa be ing conducted. He was •'""""il In tailored clothing. Officers nay they found Wl salts of dollies, too rra vats and dozens of aaperflu ons articles of clothing, all of beet quality, at hla den on the Stuck river, easily iadicattug the profits from his baaiaesH. Attorney Burmeister fought vigorously for his client. declar ing that the government had fail ed entirely to make out a case against the negro Commissioner McMillan announced, however, that the evidence waa strong enough to hold Oivens In Jail. The government had held Ib check a great portion of Its tes timony, and will bring it forth eg the grand Jury Investigation. Oivens is not believed to have aided in smuggling opium to Ta coma. but the authorities say that they hare evidence that ha was conducting a public opium den, and that prominent persona, as well aa the common drug soaked "fiends" bad been regu lar patrons of his den. The negro is reported to ba worth several thousand dollars. Attorney Burmeister told tha court today that he expected lo have the f1.r.00 In cash ready aa bail tomorrow or Monday SEEK MISSING MAN HERE Thomas Mcintosh, a prominent hardware merchant ef lirand Forks, N. D, disappeared Jo 14 and Is believed to be on way to Tacoma The police toil. received telegrams asking them ta arrest Mcintosh if be came hera He Is said ta be slightly deranged. Today's Best Joke I have written a novel en titled, What a Woman Wai you publish it?" i fear not. We are aot an-: taking anything th a sts hundred pages."