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YANTIS PULLS OUT OF LOOTING CASES OLTMPIA, Dec. 28.—The Ulf (trincM which have been brew ins between Attorney General Tanner and Prosecuting Attorney Tantls of Thunton county slnoo the Investigation of the looting of the atate Industrial Insurance fund started, came to ■ head to day when Yantla was relieved of all responsibility in the case at his own request. He will not take a further active part in the gathering of evidence against the alleged crime ring which has been looting state funds. This action comes as the re sult of the demand made by Vum tis that he either be taken into the confidence of the attorney general who Is handling the pros ecution or that he be relieved of further responsibility. Friendly to (Governor. The break Is not one between Yantts and Gov. Lister, but only in the methods which have been followed in handling the case. Vantls has expressed full con HOW TO DODGE GRIPPE Tacoma, like other cities throughout the United States, lias tbe grip. And as a result of the nation-wide epidemic, a new code of physical care rules has sprung Into existence. It is being en dorsed everywhere. Here's the code: Don't kiss anybody. Kat little. Don't get net feet. Keep out of stuffy rooms Mid c*ra. Accommodate clothing to weatlier change*, if posHihlc. Passengers on Tacoma -u-. .1 cars are responsible for the stuffy condition, according to conduc tors. The street car company has a rule demanding that con ductors open transoms frequent ly to permit fresh air to sweep through the cars. Whenever a conductor attempts to open a transom these cold days, however, he meets with such a storm of protest from half the passengers that he is forced to close it again. Especially is this true of the Pacific Traction and other subur ban cars, which are heated by electricity. FIRE SWEEPS THREE HOMES The home of Nick Naruca, 14OS 14th street, was burned to the ground and adjoining houses, at HOG and 1410 14th street, were badly damaged by fire at 1) o'clock last night. One of the dwellings was vacant and all were unoccupied when the fire broke out. Because of a high wind, fire men confined their attention to having adjoining property. The loss will not exceed $1,000. FIRWOOD SCHOOL BONDS CARRIED Assuming the complexion of a national political battle, the citi zens at Firwood yesterday car ried the )12,000 n. ho..i bond elec tion by two votes. It was neces sary to have a three-fifths major ity Residents of the district without children opposed the measure. MEN jFjinii Consult a A. Physician gk t izes— F^.^ Who's , W Whole I ""T'ls Prac- Ailments I charge nothing for con sultation. My fees are very low and you can pay as able in weekly or monthly installments. Do not let money matters keep you away. Call and talk it over with me. Dr. W. F. Blair 952y 3 Pacific Avonue Tacoma, Wash. Hours—9 a. m. to 6 p. m. 4aily; Wednesday and Saturday evening*, 7 to 8 o'rloi 1.; Sundays, 10 to 12 inly. fidence In the governor. Although the Thurston county prosecutor would naturally be the official to have charge of the In vestigation, Gov. Lister, who as sumed personal direction, turned the whole case over to Attorney General Tanner at the outset. Mixnp In Hlklh. Since then, Yantls claims he has been used by Tanner to per form duties objectionable to bin, such as filing informations when he has not been lnrormed of the evidence In the hands of the state investigators. If Yantia, as prosecutor of 'I'll 11 rston county, has to try the looting cases, a legal tnlx-up is promised. Yantls is confident that Gov. Lister will be successful in run ning down the looters In the end, but objects to the methods that are being used by the attorney general. He will probably place tlio whole matter before the governor with his protest. BRITISH CABINET TOTTERS LONDON, Pec. 28—The Brit ish cabinet faced the greatest in ternal crisis since the beginning of the war when it met today to consider the momentous question of conscription. It is rumored that several of the members will resign unless some form of compulsion is agreed upon. It'ls also said that Premier Asquith and possibly Earl Grey will quit if the ;>re conscrlptlonists win. In that case Lloyd George will probably be premier. Parliament will meet tonight following the cabinet session. It is possible that the most serious charges which have been made will be directed against the Dnr danelles and Balkans campaigns. 6 HURT IN AUTO MISHAPS Six persons were Injured in four automobile accidents last night, according to reports made to the police by local hosntlals. Some of the injured are In a serious condition. Stormy weath er was lesponsihie. Mrs. William Katish, Chris I.cc, and Joseph Miller, passen gers on a Northwest Tacom* lit- ] ney bus, were severely hurt when the bus collided with a Northern Pacific freight car Btandlug at the east approach to the 11th street bridge. There were uo lights on the car, and the jitney, driven by W. D. McAuley, crash ed Into it with considerable force. All the victims are at Tacoma General hospital. Elmer Nelson, 2.102 North \Va»hington, suffered a broken leg and injured head when the! machine of Federal Judge 10. K. Cuehman, driven by Edward Oushman, Jr., age 16, ran over him at 26th and Washington. He is in a precarious condition. The truck driven by c;ion Haskins, Commercial Truck com pany, was struck by a Puyallup Short Line interurban car at Mast E and Puyallup aye., and Mas king was severely injured. He lives at East 26th and D street*. Richard Brassey, 2u23 X St., was run down by a delivery truck of the Auto Baggage Transfer company driven by Paul Litchen berg, at Jefrerson junction early In the evening, and badly bruised. Litchenberg took him to bis home. HOLDS COPS IN SUSPENSE Commissioner Mills postponed action again today in announcing ihe names of three city police men who are to be dropped Jan. 1. "I haven't gotten together with Chief Lonmis yet, and won't be able to announce the names until tomorrow," said the comnils- Won'i Give Back Conquered Land SOFIA, Dec. 28—Bulgaria will never restore the conquered Mace donian territory which rightfully belonged to the liulgars. King Ferdinand told parliament at th« opening of Its session today. He presented a review of Bul garian victories. SPIKED! Hold the above picture upside down and you will plainly see that Ger many's 5000 miles of fighting fronts in Europe—her ring of fire and steel form a German war helmet. The spear of the helmet has just been driven through Serbia, practically wiping out the Serb army, and now reaches to Constantinople. INDIAN TROOPS AREWITHDRAWN LONDON, Dec. 28. —All the Indian troops now righting In France will be withdrawn, accord ing to an announcement made yesterday by the British wai> of fice. It is thought their places will be filled by troops now belag recruited In England. The destination of the Indian veterans is thought to be either Egypt or Mesopotamania, where large numbers of fresh troops have been concentrated. 'HOLDUP' IS A MYSTERY Police officers are mystified today over the reported holdup last night In A. Larson's drug store, 1515 Tacoma avenue. Larson telephoned the police that a highwayman had entered the store while a young drug clerk was alone, and had taken $:i from the clerk's pocket, after forcing him to hold his hands aloft, and J:.:.0 from th* cash register. Later Larsoif declared that no holdup hail occurred, but that the clerk had merely been frightened by a stranger who had entered the store. He did not explain his re port about the missing money. 'Holiday Jinks' Tomorrow evening the Junior B class at the Y. If. C. A. will hold a "Holiday High Jinks." At 6 p. iii.. following the regular gym class and swim, between 40 and CO members of the class will sit down to supper. After a short program of toasts and jokes, the lioys will gather around the Christmas tree, from which every one will get a pres ent. One hundred slides of the Glacier national park will be •hown. PRISONER SLASHES WRIST WITH GLASS Gashing both wrists and his throat with a piece of jagged glass, Ed Moore, a prisoner serv ing 90 days in the county jail on a grand larceny charge, attempt ed suicide last night. His groans were reported to the jailer by other prisoners. ll« was rushed to the county hospital, and hla condition is said to be seri ous. BOYLE'S 2 SONS ADMITTED TO BAB U. 8. Marshal John M. Boyle bad the pleasure yesterday of moving the admittance of two of bin sons to practice In the federal court and the natisf act ion of hav ing them accepted by Judge Cuah man. Clarence Boyle, the eldest rod. studied law at Michigan, while John M., jr., was admitted to the state bar during the last bar examination*. tod AT'ft cij-:aiu\<;h Clearing* $ 8«2,714.24 Balances 65,043.20 Transactions 1.1*8,747.43 THE TACQMA TIMES BERLIN SEES EARLY ENDING BERLIN, Dec. 28.—The entire submarine question will probably be cleared In a few days, the Unit ed Press was authoritatively in formed today. Austria's reply to the Ancona rejoinder will be delivered to Ambassador Penfield at Vienna this week and is reported to be "satisfactory and final." WASHINGTON M'liioi S WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec. 28. —New serious features in the diplomatic situation were present ed today by the sinking of the steamers Ya«aka Maru and the Escapes Vault. Chases Robbers GRANT, OkU.. Dec. 28.—Two boys, giving their names as Claud j Jones and Arthur McFarland, threw Cashier Webb and a custo mer into the vault of the Grant bank last night and escaped with $400. Webb escaped from the vault, owing to the youthful robbers' ignorance of the time lock, and taking an overlooked shotgun in tercepted the two at the depot before they could leave town. When they refused to surrender, he opened fire. Physicians say Jones will not live. One American Aboard Yasaka WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 28. —Word received today by the state department that one of the victims of the Yasaka Maru wan an American, may lead to further diplomatic negotiations with Ger many and Austria, with an idea of determining the nationality of the submarine which tank the liner without warning. highTtribute to christopher horr Mourning the low of ChrUte pher W. Horr of Seattle aa one of the state's moat valued cititettt. tribute has been expressed by state labor leaders In a letter to the press today. E. P. Marsh, president of the Washington State Federation of Labor, in summing up Horr's ca reer, said that he had always beMi a fighter for clean and direct Hf islation. HIGHER PAT FOB NAVY YABD MEN WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 28. —The majority of the 25,000 government employes In navy yards and shops, including those of the Bremerton yard, will (et > an Increase in pay beginning the first of the year. Tills decision was made yester day by Secretary Danlela as a re sult of the final Investigation of navy yard wage*. OF DISPUTE Ville de la Ciotot without warn ing. Whether Germany Is repudiat ing the I'Usitanla agreement or whether Austria is playing near a break with the United States were questions raised. Secretary Lansing is planning to make inquiries at the Austro- German embassies and among American representative* abroad. In this way he expects to estab lish the nationality of the at tacking subiriiii miti [Have You Been to Seel INSPIRATION? I T^liic ¥cj ill fa I I ''"' story of this wonderful m ■ JL IlliN Jii9 111" I BJHfflflJll^^^^^^^H i I ■ iHßiHHl^^^^^^^^Hl y°un£ woman's rise from pov- H ■ V £1111OUS /VFt er^ al"' oDS(>ur^ylo *1|(1 Ill('st I I TTjlrrk rPVi s*# famous model of the present I •Jfl JL M--MJLJLJL JL JLJLCJiI< |jf ■ '"iiHk .. I ■ '*£■<«'":^^^^H generation. ■ I li-^Elm ~~""""""""~~" "~~ ~~""""™"""""~~ ~~~~~~ I I J. OIKIII^ f's *ru^v a wonderful produc- I a l a I^B^^Kr^at':- '^^^B Hon. one that you should see. ■ ■ <f*-*'*-''*Jll' ;sl^:^l See life in an artist's studio as I I Audrey Munson, who is con- r^H i( n';'"-v 1S- I ■ sidered the most perfect ar- *' '"^iniH ___^_________________ — ____ I ■ tist 's model in the world, is the UK/> ■ ■ star. See the entire process of B ■ tilul woman. It is the only '^jO^H X ■ film of its kind ever produced. l^^H tllffTTl|\ jk ■ I lA/d ALL 4 (in 111-ii/il. i I iUCweeklvC RARA I I APOLLO PJB "DESTRUCTION" I "Inspiration" Cause off Discussion by Critics The famous art film, "Inspir ation," at the Apollo, featuring the artist's model, Audrey Mun son, Is the subject of much din cusslon among local theatergoers this week. In this film, Miss Munson ap pears in many of the scenes in very scanty attire. Many are di vided in their opinions as to whether or not "Inspiration" is a film which should be censored or not. It is one of the most daring pyWilalj] TODAY'S BILLS AT THE MOVIES APOLLO "Inspiration," wltli Audrey Mil ii son. COLONIAL "The Prince and (lie Pau per," with Marguerite Clarke. LIBERTY "IK>uble Trouble," with Douklhm I nil luniks, and "A Janitor'H Wife's Temptation." Mil itoi i;m.; "A Woman'N HeHurrertiun," . with Hetty Naiixen- By Freddie Film Which is the largest and beat I company, the Kolte or Metro 'company?— Fred D. Metro iB the marketing or re leasing company. Metro feature ! productions are made by allied producing companies, which in clude Rolfe Photo Plays, Inc., Popular Plays and Players, Qual ity Pictures Corporation and Co lumbia Pictures Corporation. Where does Francis X. Bush- man live? Could I Ret a photo graph of him? —An Admirer. Mr. Bushman is living at the Hotel Biltmore, in New York I City. He Is always glad to send his photograph upon request. Where does Marguerite Snow live? Does she make her home in California?— Agnes I). Marguerite Snow is now living In New York City, where she In at work on Quality-Metro feat ures. Her lant feature "Rose mary," was made in Hollywood, Cat., at the Quality-Metro studio thwe. • • • There's one film T want to see this week above all others. It'o "The Painted Lady," v Bingrapli feature with Blanche Sweet, which conies to the Melbourne to morrow. I). W. Griffith supervis ed the feature. It's the story of a country girl who is lured away picture* ever flashed across a screen, much more so than the famous "Hypocrites." However, the film has been passed and endorsed by the Na tional Board of Censorship, and the local boards in all cities where It has been ahown. Any expecta tions of seeing something naughty are dispelled by the beauty and grace of the charming star, and the delicate way in which these scenes are handled. by the bright lights, and It Is re^ ported to be a smashing big pic ture. The Melbourne will also show "The Money Gulf," three part Kalem, "Diplomatic Henry," with Sidney Drew, and a new Chaplin corned;.. "A Woman's Resurrection" shows again today. • • • A real portrait In painted in an Kssanay release, "A Daughter of i the City." Ernest Maupain makes | a pleasing likeness of Marguarite Clayton. » • * Henry B. Walthall's favorite sport 1h duck hunting. « • • And Bryant Washburn was elected the greatest villain! • • » Lasky's latest "The Cheat," featuring Fannie Ward, 1b bein^ heralded as the cleverest film yet produced. Lasky himself says it surpasses his re cent masterpiece ■Carmen," with Geraldlne Farrar ■ • Chaplin's newest comedy, "Bur lesque on Carmen," is said to be the funniest ever. « • » Phillips Smaily and Lois Weber have completed the fllmization of Kufus Steele's story, "Hop," that piomisi-s to be one of L'niveisal'B big features. • • * The diminutive darling of the screen. Marguerite Clarke, is mak ing a illsiinrihi hit in her dual role of "The Prince and the Pau per" at the Colonial thla week. Mark Twain's famous atory has been handsomely staged and Miss Clarke has an especially loveable role. It's a good picture. • * * "Sunshine Mavv" Anderson, of Vltagraph, has an American tim ber wolf for a pet. • • * Tramp, king, bandit, doctor — there's the varied range of roles for a week for Bud Duncan, Kalem comedian. • • • Flora Finch is now a land owner. She hat purchased 20 acres at Beechwood, L. 1., where she will soon commence extensive I building operations. fuesday, Dec. 28,1915. BEFORE THE CAMERA niliLIE ni'RKK, popular stnce favorite, la the latest acquisition of the movies. Miss Burke is now Rt work In Inceville, in the Santa Monica mountains, California, on a comedy-drama of a malm old Scotch village. "I am navlng the time of my life," said the titan haired beauty. "It is all so really wonderful, this photoplay busi ness. I admire everything about the studio, yet there are many things so funny. For instance, the way they take the scenes, tak ing the last end of the scene first, and then maybe an hour later, they take the first. Everything backwards; So different from the work on the stage. But I like it immensely, and I am glad 1 joined the movies." PIONEER FALLS DEAD IN STREET Bursting through a crowd ot curious bystanders who gathered about a prostrate form fallen unconscious in the street, George Anderson of Karlhnm court last evening identified the man as his grandfather, Eric Englund. The old man had been suffering with heart disease. He fell tin* conscious in front of the Ameri can Auto Co.'s store, Soutli Sec ond and St. Helens avenue, and died before an ambulance ar rived. He had been a resident ot Tacoma for more than 25 year», and uutil his recent retirement had been prominently Identified with the dairy business. MEDICOS PROMISE WILD TABLE STUNT Tacoma physicians who are members of the University club will banquet tonight over a wieid an wild table. Physicians In charge of the Medicos' dinner will not nay what new stunts wIH be released tonight in the way of ghastllness.