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Here's Concrete Case Where the U. S. Has Been Cheated of Income Tax! By Basil M. Manly The contention over the estate of L. V. Harkness, lately de- ceased Standard Oil magnate, said to be valued at $100,000, --000, has uncovered what may prove to be one of the greatest frauds In the history of the Unit ed States income tax, Involving more than $1,000,000 In taxes and penalties. A record of 700 pages has bean filed In New York In connection with a suit by the state of New- York to determine whether the estate 1b taxable under the New York inheritance law. The helrs^iave set up the claim that the estate\ls not taxable, alleging that Harkness whs not a resident of New York, but of Loulavllle, Ky. Among the records Is evidence showing that the total federal in • come tax paid by Harkness was $58,035. The records do not reveal (lie exact value of the estate but the statement of the New York state tax commissioners places the value of the estate at $100,000, --. 000. This estate consists almost en tirely of stocks and bonds, among which the most numerous are Standard Oil securities which not only pay enormous dividends, but which have also nearly doubled In value since the time of the fa ■ '"Q"s "dissolution." THEDA BARA CANNOT CRY By Theda Bara 1 have often talked with per sons who underestimate tlie elfect of early environment. They maintain that contacts, later in life, wear down all the bumps made by cliililliood'ii hap penings. 1 do not llil'ik so. Surely there is IPit bin.; to re sponsive as oui liodlv*!. Why, tlien, .hml 1 our early impressions bo obliter: tc 1 by time? Our childish ambitions fade with age; our beautiful belief in the world in and our loved ones in partlcu'nr, may bo come altered by life's hard knocks, and our spirit broken after years of discouragement. When I was a child, my mother's chum, ;i woman she had known from ti>o time they both wore pinafore.', liv."l ncai us. Her marriage Mas ns unfortunate as my mother's whs ideal. Her hiishan-1 was ft gambler who dissipated lils money and hers. 1 can remember '.h.it poor, lit tle desperate WCmaß coming to our house, to cry her h'»urt out on my mother's shoulders. 1 was a very Impressionable child and the sound of her sob bing terrified Ami now, whenever I play in ft j.it tun- that has gambling as Its method of wrecking lives, that woman's face, and the hound of her voice, broken and sobbing, conies to me. It was graven on my child's heart. My directors have spoken with especial commendation of some of the big gambling scenes in my i pictures. But, up to now, I have never] U'ld why I can bring the tragedy | of reality to that phase of a story. | 1 was born with an extremely emotional nature. I wag either bubbling over with Joy or In the depths of melan • clioly and tears. There was no halfway emotion in my makeup. My mother, in her wisdom, foresaw the agony I would nave to undergo throughout, my life, If that unfortunate side of my nature were allowed to develop. She knew she could not possi bly kill either the sorrow or the Joy in me. So she set about restraining the abandon with which I exhibited my emotions. sin- taught me not to laugh M loudly. This she accomplished by telling me that a woman's laugh should be musical and that , there is no music In a loud laugh. But when she came to stem the tears, she had a hard task. In vain they called me "cry baby!" 1 simply couldn't control my tears. So she did away with ehafflng and became serious. Every time I showed signs of weeping I was told to go to my room until I had controlled my ftelf. To send me from the room was the severest punishment that ■could be inflicted upon me. So, up In my own little room, I fought the hardest, bitterest bat tles of my life—until I conquered tears. That was years ago. But my ' tears remain conquered—now, that I do not wish it to be so. 1 cannot cry. When I am miserably blue— or when dire grief oomes to me. Bay heart aches to terribly I won der sometlmee bow I am going to stand it, but no tears come. These are proofs I offer In , support of my statement—that environment of childhood Is never obliterated. 1 TI'RN TO THE OI.ASBII-lEII WANT ADS ON PAGE 7 FOR IJIEHIKTS. SEE PAGE BEVE.V Basil M. Manly, the foremost economic investigator in America, who won great MM as tlie director of the lute*. iig.ii mux conducted by the I'nite-d States commission on in dustrial relations under the chairmanship of Frank P. Walsh and who wrote (he famous .Manly report, hits just ctiinplcled for the newspapers which are members of the Newspaper Enterprise association, n deep anil sweeping investigation ol" the workings of the I'niteil State., income tav. The work has taken Manly anil a corps of newspaper men anil statistical experts SIX PULL MONTHS, ami the revelations he ia uhoiit to make to the people of America REPRESENT THE FINAL WORD on this subject. Manly's irreproachable reputation as a social inve-Migator stands be hind them. Today we present the second of his articles, one of a series to be published in these columns day by day.—Editor. Even at the rate of I per cent, which Is far below the average rate on stocks, the income from an estate of $100,(11.0,000 would be not leßs than $. r.,0n0,000. The Income tax on $."t,000,000 is $1141,020. The Income tax actually paid by Harkness was only $58.0115. The loss to the I'niteil States -treasury therefore would be $28:1,000 a year. This is posi tive proof that the conditions, which I am exposing to you ex ist, in Humeri.us Instances. The Income tax lias been in effect two years. The total amount lost by the Knited State*, at this reckoning, would there lore be more than $,"iii..,.ion. THKIiA RARA. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THEDA BARA? SHE'S ANXIOUS TO HEAR FROM YOU What do you think of Theda Bara, the "vampire of the icreen"? Theda Bara herself wanti to know. She wanta Tacoma Times readers to write her, telling their honest opinion of her. And she promises to answer all letters written in good faith. That means those readers who tend letters to Mist Bara will get an answer, signed In her own handwriting. Do you want a letter from Mlsa Bara? Do you want to tell her what you think of the woman who is called the "love pirate of the movies"? Address your letter to Miss Bara in care of The Times, and it will be forwarded to her. What Tacoma Labor Unions Are Doing A meeting will be held in the Lincoln Park High school tonight at 8 o'clock, when the railroad situation will bo discussed, The eight-hour day which is being de manded by the trainmen will be explained. The public is invited. Following the success of the teamsters' and chauffeurs' ball last Wednesday, members are doing their best to arrange an other dance soon. More than 150 collides attended. Local railroadmen refute the statements issued by railroad companies that they are demand ing an increase In wages. The employes are worn out and de mand a shorter working day and not an advance in wages, they claim. .■j JfJtm\ 1 j jJITjT ■ a |] Steamers Tacoma and Indianapolis for Seattle Leave Municipal Dock, Taco rna. 7:16, 9:00, 11:00 a. m., 1:00 1:00, 6:00, 7:00, 1:00 p. m. Keava Colman Dock, Seattle, 7:00 0:00, 11:00 a. m.; 1:00,3:00, 1:00, 7:00. ft:l6 p. m. Faateat and Ftneat Steamer*. Blnsle Care, lie; Round Trip, 10c. I'lulii H.Miml Tripe Da Mr. ft. S. .MINKS. .*.*•■«. Officea Municipal Doc. 11. Slit I, who have made a thorough study of the workings of the fed eral income tax, declare to you that the alleged frauds uncovered in this case are merely typical of the enormous evasions systemat ically practiced today by the richest men in America. Ac cording to my estimates, instead of the 00 who reported incomes of more than $500,000 in 1914, there should have been more than 100 with incomes greHter than that amount! HOW KOMI ahe WE AMER ICANS GOING TO TOLERATE THIS? Members of the machinists' union, No. 497, are all back at work after the opening of the baseball season. These men are the liveliest fans in the city, and they just couldn't keep ' their mind on their work until the Tigers got started. The entertainment committee of the musicians will give a dance May 15 at Weiler's Inn on the mountain road. Supper will be served. Tacoma carpenters are having a busy time keeping track of the vast amount of remodeling work going on in the city. They are doing their best to supply union men on all jobs. Many union men will attend the joint convention In Seattle today. The Tacoma Longshore men recently bought $lOu worth of stock in the Vancouver, B. C, labor temple. Tiicoma lumber handlers re port that there Is considerable work for member! of the union in the city. Typographical union at its reg ular monthly meeting yesterday, nominated officers for the coming year. Election will be held this month. iUH. TAUUaM^fnMaKa. Here and Elsewhere HAYS TJjE (.IRE ON" THE FILM After a while ■ girl cast* aside her hook and line «.ud be gins to uae a net. Lured by the call of (he open -road, two small boys leave home on Mercer Island, armed with hows and arrows, and are picked up In Tacoma. Owen Wliiill.ii.. 21, senior at t'niversity of Oregon is drowned in Willamette river rapids when canoe overturns. 20c and 25c merchant*' luneb it Duenwald'a, 1112 Broadway. "•adv." Damage caused by revolt in Dublin Is estimated at $2,000,000. (Jen. Pershing's cavalry rides relentlessly through mountain wilderness chasing Vlllistas. C/nt flower* and floral work. lliu/. florist, So. 7th and K. adv. «.ci mini newspapers attribute fall of Kut-el-Amara to prepara tions made by Field Marshal yon der Goltz, who died April 19. Ice on Yukon river between Dawson mid White Horse is breaking up. It Is believed the river will be clear in 10 or 12 dins. COMMERCIAL HINTiERV A I'HIMIMi CO. Main 417. adv. Kaiser decuraies First Lieut. Budtlecke, German aviator in the Tnrkisli service, who has brought down several aeroplanes. Sulking employee In Westing house plants lose |tftt.**tt in wages. McLean the contrnrt mover. Main 1850. adv. President Wilson sends greet ings to people of S.tn Francisco over long distance phone. Fire causes loss of muiihm. in Spokane wholesale diatiict. Fish market for sale. 1144 Pa cific nvc Rig bargain, an owner lives in Keatde. Cull and see it. adv. .It ib ii W. Coombes, "divine healer," is convicted in Ellens burg: of practicing medicine with out a license. Several Hindus, formerly resi dents of Pacific coast cities, are among Iftft Kast Indians banged in British India, convicted of se dition. Vlklug Hair Tonic. \. by stay bald? Box 10, Tacoma. "adv." H. C. MeCavick, butcher, is held up almost at bis own door, BUJ So. Steele st. IViler Jensen will inspect t*>nt>> made by hoys of "Young Ameri ca" camp at Ptiyallup fair grounds. Free testing glasses, 9 1.50 up. Pfaff, Optician, 1147 Broadway. Two are injured as result of auto turning turtle on way to Centralla to attend Lewis coun ty republican convention. 'I'm in men will present their side of eight-hour day question at public meeting at Lincoln Park High school tonight. Another meeting in interest of woman's college In Tact.ma will be held in Y. W. C. A. tonight. A RAW SORE, THROAT Eases Ouickly When You Apply ii Kittle .Musterole. And MI'STKROKE won't blis ter like the old-fashioned mus tard plaster. Just spread It on with your fingers. It penetrates to the sore spot with a gentle tingle, loosens the congestion and ii.mv, out all soreness and pain. MCSTKROKE Is a clean, white) ointment made witli oil of nun. -| laid. There's nothing like It for ijulck relief for Sore Throat, Bronchitis, Tonsililis, Croup, Btlff Neck, Asthniß, Neuralgia, Head ache, Congestion, Pleurisy, Rheu matism, Lumbago, Pains and Aches of the Back or Joints, Sprains, Sore Muscles, Bruises, Chilblains. Frosted Kect, Colds on the Cheat tit often prevents Pneu monia). Nothing like MLSTER OLE for croupy children. At your druggist's. In 25c and 60c Jars, and a special large hos pital size for $2..'>0. Be sure you get the genuine MUSTEROLE. Refuse imita tions—^get what you ask for. The Musterole Company, Cleveland, Ohio. Harem Gown Pantalettes Are Comfy to Lounge In Ilai.'in Hylftft rule the boudoir and almost all of Ibe new neg ligees or lounging robes are made with pantalettes. In 'lie lounging robe pictured PROTEST AGAINST T. R. A resolution opposing the nomination of Theodore Roosevelt for president was adopted b) the Herman-American Republican dubs of Western Washington In convention in Fraternity hall yesterday. The resolution is to be submitted to the ilelegatex attending the state re|iiiblicaii convention ;it North Yakima toil week. The con vention here was attended by representatives from Tacoma, Seattle, Eve..'.., Olympln. cliebalis, I'iiyallup and Oiling. RAILROAD WAGES HIGH ■SWARD, Alaska, lift) 1.- I'nder the terms of the wage agree ment lat wet n the government Alaska engineering commission and the federal labor union ai Anchorage, ihe employes on the Alaska [railroad have a schedule which is the highest ever paid in Alaska nnd probably the highest ever paid in railroad const ruction work in iil.e I lilted States, according to officials. I'nder this agreement work on tlie construction of the t\ S. railroad was resumed today. A com mon laborer gets 4fi cents an hour. BERRIES IN THE MOViES Moving pictures of the Puyullup berry Industry, songs by (lie Y. M. »'. a. quartet, addresses and an athletic t-xhii.ition will be fea tures of the monthly membership rally at the Commercial club to moriow evening. T. S. Llppy of Seattle will talk on "Necessary Capital Investments," and F. C. Dowiih of Tacoma will give aft ad dress on "Individual and Cominii ii'ty Kfficiency." I. W. Lariniore will stage a L'U-niiniite live athletic exhibition. CHURCH HAS BIRTHDAY Assisted by members of other Lutheran churches and Visiting clergymen. Our Savior's Lutheran church, So, 17th and .1, observed, its 15th anniversary yesterday at an all-day service. The celebra-1 Hon was arranged by Rev. O. ,T. Ordal. pastor. The church was or ganized May 1, Iltl, The Jubilee sermon was given by Rev. L. C. Fobs of Seattle. The celebration will close with a banquet this levelling. 14 WOMEN GRADS VISIT Something new in baccalaureate sermons was introduced yvttv terilay by Rev. W. 11. W. Rees in the Kpwordi Melhodist church. On Invitation from the church, the 14 women being graduated from the Melhodist Deaconess homo In Seattle came to this city and were addressed by Rev. Dr. S. S. Sulliger. district superintendent. The congregation filled the church, which was decorated in honor of (be visitors. PERSHING WILL STICK EL PASO, May I.—While Oens. Scott and Funston await word |from Washington as to the next step In negotiations with Obregon, it developed today that the V. S. government's intention to keep Idfcii. Jjersliing's columns In Mexico has not been changed. Also that |ofen. Obregon has served no notice on Scott and Funstnn that could 'be construed as an ultimatum demanding immediate withdrawal. DEMAND BETTER WAGES a SEATTLE, May 1. —Demands for Increases In wages and changes in* mjiiflitions of labor affecting water front workers in all ports from Prince Rupert, B. C, to San Diego, Cal., will be considered at the annual convention of the Pacific coast district. International Long sboi eii'i-ii s association, which began its sessions at the Labor temple thie tirorning. YUKON ABOUT TO GO DRY ' DAWSON, Y. T., May 1. —Advocating of prohibition who have made a canvass of sentiment here on the proposed referendum on prohibition for the Canadian Yukon, known officially as Yukon Territory, announced today that they believed the dry measure would carry by a vote of three to one. prosperityTn^eases- WASHINGTON, D. C, May I.—Prosperity continued to Increase during April in virtually every section of the country, especially In eastern manufacturing centers. This was shown today by the monthly survey of business conditions reported to the federal re serve board by agents In each reserve city. It Is reported that lum ber orders are greater than mill capacity on the coast. here the stillest pink satin and tieorgette crepe of th* same color are used The odd little roat-lel as well as the paut-lettes ire trim med witli wide scallops. The bead dress is ttirquolie blue mid silver. «OMI THIXCI \E\V Ft EIIV PAY rSrnnW~S ,t*9jVßavV^'ffSa*VwV^^ .. .m.-t.^- i i,9Tj>* 1i ll jv i\rT;-;' T»t"i > ~ "-_ a .'.jilSr'ir^^ * THE lIISV STORK ON PACIFIC AVEM'E. Kayser's Vests \ complete line of "Kaiser V Vesis MWmW have iust arrived, consisting of lis,le and BT>W mercerized lisle, with plain or fan.. t^ •>/^~_* crocheled yokes ami "French" Imml lin- «\ iali; in regular and extra sizes 9} i Art rfjlSb- ' M^ \ Prices I -'t. tJJI.UU j*L jAW] \ I.ADJI.H I'MON NUTS f\ WiW^li \ A nice line of "Kaiser's"' I'ni.ui Suits 1\ \ [. \ In Swiss rlltbeil. mercerized or plain I\ 1 . ''./ I lisle; also fine spring needle weave; low i' f, J neck, sleeveless, cuff knee, in regular /■ /•W;''./';;" . / and extra sizes. Kflo CO ' 'l<'i>'Mi ';'-' '«» i Triced from 3UC TO «J>Z £).'/ ' \ CIIILDItFVK PEARL SIITS •aPM''''' ' ;*}\% ,V coinliliiatlon of knitted waist and i*\-U /"T drawers. The waist is well protected by vjV^r**^' /'/I knitted bands, thereby giving it more I 7 / "\ elasticity. The drawers are made Prt •ftj'-^^J / /' ,\ cuff knee; sizes |to 14. Piicc. DUG ~^f)/. fj' \ SII.K TOP IXIOX SIITS, || .M ]/ 7, \ 1 This Suit lias h glove silk top and rein- / * / w forced cotton tights, knee length. Kin- / * r—^ii lehed with rrot lined (op, rile tj t f\C Li^--—Jt^^m\ lion run. Price «j> I -i-\j k--<.i'V'-i-f^ mm>^ KAVSEII MM 1.1K1.1 I mh\ SIITS mmMm***? Made with low bandetl neck and cuff knee, reinforced || all points of wear. l/f» The Kavser Suits always fit 0A QC perfectly. I'tlce, regular size . . y I lattj §r Extra sizes %\Je% KAMI'S" \ FHTH Made of Swiss rib cotton in "Kayser" make; low OCn neck, sleeveless, bar top finish. Regular sizes LsJXi Fancy Silk Hosiery Tlie combliialioii of colors are most pleasing, hut the lust feature is llie wearing qualities. They have double heel and lues alii! reinforced garter tops. They are so different from the regular line of I'ancy hosiery that one is at once attracted to their appearance. PI jC Price, per pair Ijtli 19 Latest Hair Styles show that the liiyli hoaddressings vie in vogue tuiiay. You will, no doubt, want to dress j our hair differently. In cider to drees your hair In a new arrangement wft are offering GLEMBY Hair Switches AT REMARKABLY Low PRICES We feature I lung three leuftrfttc strand twitch, made of excellenl quallt) hair, at the low O 7Q price of «J> I ■ I «J You tan only appreciate what a rare bargain Ibis is by see ing these swili lies. Deaf Girl 'Hears' Song This is how Helen Keller, fa mous deaf and blind girl, heard Enrico Caruso sing of the blinded Samson from "Samson | and Delilah." The famous tenor j went to the rooms of Miss Keller] at a hotel in Atlanta and sang CLUB STARTS NEW LUNCHEON SYSTEM] The house committee of the I Commercial club alinounces the opening of the clyb dining room today after a complete change, under the direction of W. T. Cunningham, formerly of the Ho tel Bonneville. WARSHIP OFFICER KILLS HIMSELF SAN FRANCISCO, May 1. — Boatswain E. L. Benson, of the battleship Oregon, committed sui cide for an unknown reason. He left a note asking that his wife, who lives In this city, be cared for. PAGE THREE. I while she held her fingers on his lips. The U. S. MaU mu»t never fall So Postman wise provide To bathe their tired and sweaty feet Each night with Cal-o-cide. .a—, • Per Arfclnf.Bunvlrn.aot) fail et />l/ia Streatr Feet, t ullnuat* I ttirO-Ciae Corn*,andSn ll.mlooa, >T , . .„..,_. II Batvatntca the porai Wiv»* lajtvaai natal ta^ rwnorm the caaae- Rrtntlu po-rltivt-ly cuarautred. G»H a Ixm tree*