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CONVICT 27 MEN OF ELECTION FRAUDS'
REGISTER Or you cannot legally sign referen dum petitions. WM. HI'S LATEST-KAISER AT POLISH BATTLE FRONT The emperor at the council table of Hlndenhurg's army, examin ing the maps of.the battle front. An officer is placing a ctgaret in blsllps. WITCH INN-Y. BY K. W. PAYNK. NEW YORK, April 6.—A witch! In the twentieth century, in the metropolis of America, In New York, they have captured one! —— More weird than tbe'wildest fairy tale, more strange than the annals of Salem witchcraft, !s the story of her career—the his tory of the mysterious woman who has just been exiled for life to a lonely hut on a dreary lit tle Island far up the East river! This twentieth century witch does not weave black incantations and scatter awful curses over the community. No! She scatters GERMS— typhoid germs! Her Own Caldron. The twentieth century witch— "Typhoid Mary" Mallon —is up to-date with a vengeance! Le gendary witches of old used to build red fires under ugly caul drons and brew deadly potions. But poor "Typhoid Mary" Mallon—all unwillingly how ever—uses far more scien tific and more fateful magic. Hlie requires no cauldron— she manufactures WITHIN lIKKSKI.F the evil potions which she spreads about the Adopt a System of Saying I Choose your own sys tem but have a system. Save regularly, and as your income Increases let your savings increase whether your expenses do or not. We will be glad. to assist you in choosing a system. Come in and let vi talk It over. PUOET SOUND STATE BANK The Tacoma Times How About It? It Is proposed to abolish the Tacoma mid-summer carnival In the Stadium this year antl supplant it with two evening concerts by vocalists au:l grouped orchestras. Do the people of Tacom.i want their carnival abolished? Do tho citlsens want this musical festival to lie the only big event of the whole year in the Htadium? The Times will triad I y print letters on this snbjec*. What are your views? Write them to the editor of The Times. It's something In which all of Tacoma and the Northwest ia interested. community. She Is constant ly producing millions of vir ulent typhoid fever germs! Taken to Isolated Hut. Five years ago she was isolated by the New York health authorl: ties. She was released on a promise to remain constantly un der surveillance, but she broke away, and caused several new epidemics In the space of 10 ' years! Though perfectly well herself, "Typhoid Mary" had produced up to that time at least 580 serious case* of typhoid fever, several of which were fatal. outbreaks of typhoid before she was again captured. NOW the health department has decided to take drastic meas ures. "Typhoid Mary" has been secretly conveyed to a brick hut on North Brother island, a bleak piece of land way up the East river far above Hell Gate. "It probably means exile for life," says Commissioner (■oldwater, head of the health department. In the fall of 1906 a mysteri ous outbreak of typhoid had oc curred In the summer cottage rented by a New York banker on Long Island. Six persons ln his family were taken with tbe dis ease. After a dozen experts had failed to account for the epidemic they called Dr. George A. Soper, famous sanitary engineer, who had had charge of cleaning up Galveston after the flood, when, in his own words. "8,000 bodies lay festering in the sun." Isolated Once Before. It took four months of hard detective work before Dr. Soper discovered the source of the epi demic — which was "Typhoid Mary" Mallon! - She had been cook ln the fam ily that summer. Dr. Sopor, tracing her career hack through previ ous employments, found that she had caused seven big One of her moat serious epidemics waa at Dark Har bor, Me., In the summer household of the well known (Continued oh Page Seven.) 30.: A MONTH VOL. XII. NO. 92. TACOMA, WASH., TUESDAY, APRILS, 1915. STAGE CALLS HAVANA, April 6.—Jess Wil lard,. the new crowned champion prize fighter of the world, will leave Havana tomorrow to begin reaping his golden harvest. He intimated today that the ring would not see him except in exhibitions for. at least a year. He has been deluged with theat rical offers, and will probably play first a week's vaudeville en gagement at Jacksonville, Fla., then go to New Orleans for a week, thence to New York for a long engagement. Johnson planned to leave to day for Martinique, where he ex pects to make his home. Johnson Game. Willard is absolutely unhurt, and showed today only a few scratches. Johnson is sore both in mind and body. He gives evidence of being wracked by pain from his pummelling at Willard's hands. However, he accepts defeat ln a sportsmanlike manner. "No other heavyweight," ho' declares, "could have stood off Willard for 26 rounds. "I gave Jeffries credit for gamely taking his beating; now all I ask is that the same credit be given nie." The temperamental Cubans have gone into raptures over Willard. He was the center of an admiring throng all day. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA. 11 y ——— „__._* Emperor William (left) slicing up a KatwOaJH p rlsoner. iWfcalfttr hi wearing a- vrviator's **** Hniser taking the common soldiers' soup. Tills pleases t^eoU cap under his helmet. He is always much interested 1« the •ommon soldiers of the enemy. dlers Immensely. The emperor goes heeled— notice his big revotverholsy, Boys and Girls, Make Tacoma a Mass of Bloom ! $*-. Tacoma a mass of bloom! That fa the picture which every one of us would like to have the city present all the time. And especially this summer, when we expect an unusual number of tourist?; I And unlike many of our ro*y dream*., it is a picture which will lie comparatively ea«y to realise eve* yet. All that is needed to make it an actual fact is .-■ little concerted effort. In fact, a little concerted effort on the part of Ta coma's school children alone wfß do It. Here is the idea, proposed by jf. G. Mitchell, secretary of the Mitchell Nursery Co.: 'There arc Bonie 15,000 school Children in Tacoma, and if every child would plant out a few packages of such easily grown annual flowers as bachelor buttons. Shirleyl'and California puppies, snap dragons, petunias, satin flowers, sweat alyssum, marigolds, larkspurs, salplgloals, zinnias, etc., Tacoma would present a mass of bloom this summer which would have an appreciable effect on the general ap pearance of the city. • « "There are probably not many chililren In Tacoma who cannot afford to buy a few packages of seed for spring planting, but lv order that every child may have the pleasn c of doing his or her share towards the beautifying of Tacoma w* are handing you herewith 500 packages of the above named seeds for distribution In such man ner as you deem best. I. We think the idea splendid, and we wish to thank Mr. Mitchell very much for the seeds. We have handed them over to the very good looking young woman at The Timea want ad counter, and she will pass them out, as long as the supply lasts, to the children who apply. Ho. hnvs and girls of Tacoma, the making of tlie city a mass of bloom Is up to you. Those of you who can afford it .should buy some flower seeds at once, plant theni, culti vate iin- seciliug* and water the young plants. Make Ta coma a flower garden. Tlio>ve of yon who cannot afford to spend the money, come right down to The Times office, get your seeds and do likewise. I Also, the Rotary club 1m distributing climbing and creeping vines free of charge trssn Cie Smith Floral Go.'s shop, 1110 Broadway. ' Think what a picture your work v 111 lielp create! 4 WHEN A MAN'S MARRI ED HOME EDITION j MAYOR DID IT! Mayor Fawcett, It leaked out today, was the direct cause of the resignation Saturday after noon of Miss Susie Benjamin, ni at ion at the central police sta tion. An investigation by the mayor into reports that Miss Benjamin was conducting herself ln an al leged unseemly manner had just begun when the matron resigned. Miss Benjamin would have been discharged summarily by Commissioner Mills Saturday aft ernoon. It was also learned today, had she not anticipated tbe com missioner's action and sent him her resignation when he request ed an interview. Complaints have been made to Commissioner Mills and Chief I.minus repeatedly about the mat ron, it was reported today. "Mills came to me and begged nit not to start an inquiry, say ing that he would discharge tho woman at once," said the mayor. Mayor Fawcett said today that 1 he was starting an investigation into the conduct of a matron at the Jefferson junction comfort station, and that the woman's resignation would probably be BBk6d Mrs. Ada S. Todd, 920 9th street, took up ber duties aa mat ron today, succeeding Miss Ben jamin. WEATHER Tacoma: Showers tonight and Wednesday. State: Showers in the west; fair in the east tonight; Wednesday, showers. Comes Back at Deacon "The church is only for the rich. No matter, what a man's ability, his earnestness ln the Christian faith, or the manner of hi* private life, only hiß monoy-bags are weighed." In this emphatic fashion, C. C. Page today came back at Deacon Tozer of the First Baptist church, who said that Page and his friends, who are endeavoring lo overturn the action of the board of deacons in dismissing Dr. Sut ton, were a "lot of ciphers who were better outside the church than ln it," and added that they had never contributed to tho church, "financially or other wise." Hays He «aye Tenth. "I have done better In propor tion to my means than has Toz er," declared Page today. 'I have given a tenth of my Income, according to the worda of the prophet Malachl. If Deacon Toz er and his kind had done that, there would be no poor in Ta coma. Yet I expect to leave Thursday's meeting with can to my tail—and plenty of turpen tine." When Deacon Cavender was told of this today, he opined that Page waa a trifle "light." Cavender was in favor of dis missing Dr. Sutton, and was the deacon who painted Sutton's name from the church bulletin. Cavender thought the outcome of the affair would be that Page (Continued on Page Seven.) 'TWAS SOME GANG INDIANAPOLIS, April 6.—. Mayor Don Roberts of Terr* Haute and 26 other defendants, tried on charges of perpetrating gross election frauds In Vigo county, were found guilty today, by the Jury. Federal Judge Anderson will sentence the 27 convicted and 89 others who pleaded guilty April 12. The testimony in the case ran" the .ntire gamut of crooked, dirty politics. Election officials were openly, bribed. Plug-uglies were import ed to browbeat honest voters. The count was Juggled. The book* were forged and falsified, and all manner of other graft and cor ruption ran ram&nt. Tbe conviction of Roberts and his associates culminates a long fight against gang politics In Terra Haute. The men wem oharged with conaplracy to cor rupt the election last November, and the fact candidates for sen ator and congress were .voted for made possible the return of fed-> eral Indictments.