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Anybody but a confirmed grouch ] | I can get either a broad grin or a loud guffaw out of Tom Duff's experi ; ences at the beach. Bottom page 7. STRIVE TO HOLD GRAND JURY TO TASK DOCK STRIKE MAY SPREAD TO ATLANTIC COAST HART, UNTROUBLED BY PROBE REPORT, LIVES PIONEER LIFE BY MABEL ABBOTT W.i- I'rofcscu- J. K. linn of the I'uiversity of Washington dis missed from the faculty bWMMfI of "If fc of hui'ininiy in Hie <le|Htrt meiit " or bcvmisr lie (locs his own thinking and MJM what ho Ibtaka? I lie iiiK'viinii wns put up to the American .\ssocintion of I'nivcr tiity I'rofesHoi-N ut tlie lieni'inK last \\ifk in Hcaltlc. The <li-< Ni<iii. whiitever it may be. will neither rcsline I'l-ofe^sor Unit hK |K)sition if lie wns wnnmcil. nor pin him in jnil it he MJ in (lie nronx. • • * * "Tlie decision will make little practical difference to me," said Dr. Hart Sunday. "1 am doing now what 1 used to teach. And 1 like it better." Dr. Hart sat on the front porch of the little house he bulk at Seabeck, on Hood's canul, when lie left the university last summer. The house is of raw, unpainted lumber. Dr. Hart is as sunburned and weatherbeaten as a logger. His ehirt was comfortably open al the throat. Seabeck is a queer litle place. It had its great days 40 or || years ago. when a big mill made It the center of the logging business for miles around. Those were days when money was plenty, whisky was easy to get. and men were quU'k on the trigger. MR. HOWARD HAS ROW ALL HIS OWN In the Seabeck cemetery are some significant epitaphs. "Killed in a dispute," admits one tombstone, dated 1867. There is a row of graves known locally as "Howard's Row," whose occupants were killed, it .i said, in various "disputes' in the saloon of I). K. Howard, who died in Seattle not long ago. The mill company made the town and the mill company ruled It, and when the mill burned down the town died. That was 25 or .'!0 years ago. A few oldlimera have continued to live there, scratching the soil for a living, and keeping alive the memories, and, it is said, the feuds, of the wild old days. Some of the houses were moved away bodily, others were torn down and used to repair the few that were still occupied; but most of them stood vacant year alter year, silvering in the weather, with glaseless windows like sightless eyes. Within the last few years it lias become known as a lieantiful place for ummer campers; and two years ago 1-awrence Colman of Seattle and some associates established assembly grounds there, ■which bring a nomadic population of Chautauqua, Y. M. C. A., church and educational conventions all summer long. Dr. Ifart's house is a mile and a half east of Seabeck, in the I.one Rock school district. He built much of it with his own hands. The heavy timbers were cut from trees on the place, hauled to the mill by ox team. Dr. Hart carried the stones from the beach for the fireplace. IMPORTANT BATTLE, SAYS PROF. NEARING And there, on a rough board table, he has been writing a book —a history of education from a new viewpoint. The McMillan publishing house has contracted for the hook. It is practically finished now. For four months last winter he taught half a dozen children in tlie country school, and taught a night school for older people. And now they are urging him to run for county superinteHdent of KiUap county! The case of Prof. Scott Nearinc, who was dropped from the T'niveisity of Pennsylvania about a year ago attracted much atten tion. People suddenly asked themselves whether it was possible that the universities, In which the young men and women who are goinp to run this country pretty soon are getting their ideas, hip opposed to teachers who do their own thinking and say what they tliink. The decision of the American Association of University Profes sors is practically a vindication of Nearing. Professor Hart had a letter a short timo ago from Nearing. He s.-iiil. "1 fi-H that the buttle of democracy for (lip next hundred yearn iw being won or lost in these years we are passing through now." FLASHES | OTTAWA.—A heavy rain has quenched the destructive forest fires in northern Ontario. LONDON.—Zep makes second raid of week on east coast. SAN FRANClSCO.—Prosecutor preparing to ask Indictments against Nolan, Mooney and Bill ings, held in suitcase dynamiting rase. CIIICAnO. -- The entire mid dle west Monday welcomed a cool wave. PEUOGRAO. -- Russian of fni'iv. on Stokhod line developed wonderful strength. GRACE CHRISTY was the name of a young woman who wrote feature stories on a Southern daily, AND THE EXPERIENCES of this story writer have been written into a novel by Kate Trimble Sharber. "AMAZING GRACE" . is the name of it. "Amazing Grace" is this week's novel'a-week. START TODAY and read the first installment. The other five will follow, one each day. The Tacoma Times VOL. XIII. NO. V.V2. AMERICANS DIE IN CLASH ON BORDER WITH BANDIT BAND EL PASO, July 31.—Mexicans killed two troopers of the Eighth cavalry in a running fight on American soil, near Fort Han cock, today. The dead men are Private John .1. Troomey, troop F, and Customs Inspector Robert Wood. Sergeant Lewis Thompson was wounded. Five Mexicans were killed. A cavalry, patrol surprised the bandits on the way to raid an American ranch. Three troops of cavalry chased the Mexicans to the border. TODAY'S CI,KARIXGB Clearings $278,")86.1 2 Balances 36,772.74 Transactions 737,.">76.03 |25c A MONTH. Card Returns and Confers With Phelps —Summon 6 Mechanics. A ihi.il. ili-s|ii'iiii)- attempt to |i:il<-li ii|> Hi.- sirtlt in the i-•.11■ sI nnv and l<> ri-i mimic m lion in Ilia indict incut of ~liil.lllv lom^-Imi i iihii (l<Vcl- I'l'fll ■.»l.llllil>. The tir*t indication of this was WIMS Judge Ernest M. Cord, who vanished on a vacation lansdl n«i'ly iifler calling t!'«" grand jury, suddenly appeared on the imm and asked for a conference with Deputy Prosecutor I'helps. Not even Judee Cliflord, to whom the grand jury has been bringing its troubles iarlng Card's absence, knew of the judge's iirrival until informed by a reporter. Card had this statement tn make: "I WILL NOT DISCHARGE THIC GRAND JI'HY UNTIL IT HAS FINISHED ITS WORK." The, second indication was the railing of J. B. Meenadi us a wit ness. Meennch, according to the re port, was one of the strikebreak ers said to have been shang haied by longshoremen and taken hitoss the bay to Brown's point wlien ■ boatload of strikebreak ers attempted to land al the Eu reka dock June 2. This incident was one of the first such occurrences in the strike. The third development was the summoning of six new wItMMM in the 11 tli street bridge MM. These were John Wood of the Puget Sound Iron & Steel works, Will Hudson, 524 North G, and R. S. Hudson, both employed at the Hofius Iron works on the tideflats; John Doe Walsted, ma chinist; U. Huston, IIS! St. Paul aye., and Frank Larson, employe at the N. P. shops. All of those witnesses were said to have been at the scene of the shooting. Only three of them, Wood Hudson and Wal etad, had appeared at noon. They remained only a few minutes in the grand Jury room. Oscar Matthews, driver of the jitney in which young Rangwald Lelnnan was riding when shot, was closeted in Prosecutor Phelps' office all morning, and was expected to be called before the investigators this afternoon. Tacoma May Not Send Delegate to Frisco Possibility of the longshore men's strike spreading to the At lantic seaboard, nnd positive re fusal of all Puget Sound locals to send representatives to Tuesday's strike conference at San Francisco are developments of the long shoremen's strike at the end of the second month. Tacoma, Seattle and all oilier Northwest branches of the union have refused to send delegates. Secretary Seitz of the Tacoma local declared Monday that the principal reason this city was not sending a delegate was lack of finances. A Certiiiti Coolness. It is intimated, however, that the northern longshoremen are not friendly with the San Kran cisco local, because of the latter's return to work after asking all other locals to join in a sympa thetic strike. The conference will be between the coast union and the employ ers, for the purpose of arriving at U. S. Minister Visits Tacoma Hon. 0. S. Hartman, IT.l T. 8. min ister to EruHdor, and his daugh ter. Miss Lois K. Hartman, reach ed Tacoma today for a visit with Mrs. Roy I). Pinkerton, Mr. Hart man'g daughter. Mrs. Hartman preceded her husband to th« States several months ago and is making her home temporarily at the Maxwell Apartments. She will accompany Mr. Hart man to Quito thin fall when his leave of absence expire*. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA TACOMA. WASH., MONDAY. JULY 31, 1!>1(). FROM BOTH SIDES! Now that .Indue Card is back on the scene, Judge Clifford hat returned to liim all the honor and glory of directing the deadlocked grand Jury. The jury took au adjournment shortly before noon without reporting any further trouble. It was siiiil In the prone, rut ing attorney's office that the deliberations probably will continue until tomorrow at least, though no one could predict just how long the jury might stick together. a definite understanding over a wage Hciile. It may result in a continuance of the strike, with San Francisco again going out, or it may end with a satisfactory adjustment, union men say. Atlantic Also? J. A. Madsen, Pacific district secretary of the International Longshoremen's union, declared Monday that the next move in the strike will probably be the ex tension of the dock tie-up to the Atlantic coast. "We are not in haste to make a settlement." he said, "and in tend to win if it taken a year or more. Tills strike has been only local as yet. It may have only be gun. A great many of the shipping concerns involved on the Pacific coast have vessels in the Atlantic. We shall not overlook any bets." $12 For Reasons Real money—sl2 of It—r will be aid for Home 10-word ■lUw-ons Why." Thin is your second, and l.tsi. chance to earn the coin. All the detail* are |ml>Hn|i «•<! on page -V Be sure to keep them down to 10 words; many of lant week's compelltor* let the imsM. i s r un too long, and thoNe answer* are, conse quently, barr«<l from coinpe* tition. On page S. | Talk o' the Times (ii'eclhiKS luivc you kixM'd the grand jury good-bye? Miibel Abbott came to work limping this morning. Said Mm had a sprained anklfi, but couldn't imagine why. Later she recalled that she had ridden IK miles in a stage yester day holding a fat woman In her lap. So NOW we know how some of those iprittned ankles are earned by athletic men friends of ours. The attention of spoiling editors i- called to the fact that .Matty rlnies with <'ln- I'lllllHti. EVKRY WOMAN IS JI'DGE AMI .JI'KY CNTO HKR OWN HUSBAND. THK I'KKTTY BOY Ah. now! Isn't It cute, Tim othy? 1 don't know whether to tip my hat or throw it a kiss. You'd better not do either, Babies, Babies, Babies; They're Whole Show ili>» 111 in 11 «ill you take »or'£rour »ml>y? \ ""• If you haven't any, holt :li would you give for O*e? Or, if you don't want any, how mm h do you think you're mis-inn. Ther«'R a chance to get v first elms estimate of how much one of the little i ussfs is worth, if you don't know already, in the film, Where Are My Children?" at the Apollo this week. And if you do know, you'll ap|»roi iaio your own little boy or girl all the more by reading the film Dtory of the woman who wouldn't have a baby when she could, and who couldn't have a baby when she would. After all, everybody loves a baby. Nobody can help loving a baby. The row of men folks and wom en folks that line the lobby of the Apollo cant Inn, admiring glances at the baby faces, photographed 25c A MONTH.] lc A COPY Harold, then- may be one of those women eopt* around an' pinch you for flirting. You know, Mike! This is one of thoße leather nobs, the pretty boy, who's in love with himself. The kind that can't pass up a gum slot without looking in tlie mirror to see if his tie In crooked or tf bis eyebrows are mussed up. In other words, he's a mirror leach. He has a stock of different poses that he thinks are lady killers. Me carries a memorandum book stuffed full of frails' names, ad dresses and telephone numbers. Oh! he's some dog. Me thinks every girl he meets ought to go daffy over him. They must be if they do, huh, George? When some bird smiles at him he's so conceited he imagines it's quite natural, but maybe the girl Is doing her best to keep from busting out HAW! HAWING! at 11, huh, Clarence? Why are they just killing off the sharks? In The Times baby contest, proves it. Then there Is the motion pic ture of these same toddling babies*, laughiDg, squalling, play- Ing on the lawn at Wright park, with their fond Tacoma mothers and dads as a background. It is the headliner of the whole sho v. The big tragedy of babies—it is the tragedy told in the film play—is that some of us men and women, boys and girls, carried away by the enchantment of hav ing a good time, don't Juat think how much we really do love them —until It is too late. It is the tragedy of the "un wanted children," snuffed out be fore they hare a chance. When Richard Walton, lover of children, points an accusing fing er at his wife and asks "Where are my children?" he puts it straight up to every man and woman. But then, the Apollo this week I WEATHER i Tacoma: Partly cloudy. ¥ Washington: Generally fair east, 1 partly cloudy west portion, cooler • east portion. S iiaiiiiiiiiiiiiHliiiliiiHH>iHHHl>HHH* LABOR WILL BE SLOW TO FORGIVE HUGHES-MANLY (Tlii- is the mvoiml In Manl.v'N MVttJ of .11 in h-.. break ing Ui<- •>ilen«- or Nllonl Iliiiilii" In these articles Mnnly, l>y <|in>(ini; veilmtliii from N|iee«'lies ami Hiiprenie court ile < 1-i.ul- ip| Hiikli<->. la)N hare the .<< i inn in^ |iMii<'l|»Uy, by whit'h the in >in I of I'linrlt'N K. Hughes opeittM,—l l»l I'uli. i BY BASIL M. MANLY Whenever labor readi the record of Ctwrkt E. Hughes' <!e --cisions as a supreme cmirt judg?, the thins it will icnunibcr first is that he concurred ill the decision of the court in the famous Danbury Hatters' case. The fact that the opinions which he personally delivered up holding the California eight-hour law for women, the Illinois child labor law ami the federal hours of service act for railroad employes were very liberal and enlightened, are apt to l>e for gotten by every labor man. Even the fact that in the Coppage vs. Kansas case he was party to a ringing dissenting opinion UPHOLDING THE RIGHTOF A STATE TO I.KUS- LATETO PREVENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST UNION WORKMEN, \\ill be marc than outweighed by the 1 Danbury Hatters" decision. To those not in actual touch with the labor movement, this : altitude will be a surf rise. Jt wiU doubtless surprise Hughes. To understand this situation it is necessary to see what the Dauhtiry Hatters' decision means to labor. Hie DmOUTJ I lat ter*' decision hail a three-fold meaning to labor: t HITS LABOR THREE BODY BLOWS First, it definitely deprived labor of the boycott, one of its most effective Biropens. Second, it intule each individual tmion man definitely answerable under the Sherman . let for ail the activities of Ins organization. Third, it shoWd labor like a flash of lightning the abso lute unfairness with which the tow was enforced against labor as coin fared with capital. In addition, there wns a itrong sentimental ap|>eal in the fact t licit in tliis cast- the law in its utmost severity was being enforced against a hand of old and infirm men, who had gr< \\u gray while the 15-} car-old case was being prosecuted against I them. The Standard Oil and American Tabocco decisions, in which Hughes also concurred, had been rendered just long enough for their memory still to be fresh, while at the same time their grimly farcical effects in increasing the value of the corporate securities and their own stranglehold Ml their respective itv dtUtHei could be plainly seen. Labor remembered that the court in handing down the Standard Oil and American Tobacco decisions had shown its complete familiarity with the criminal careers of those cor porations, had roundly denounced their practices, and had dis missed them without any punishment except a fake dissolution. Labor remembered also that, as shown by the congressional record, the Sherman Act was not intended to apply to labor organizations. The reason that Hughes' endorsement of labor's right to or ganize, as expressed in the dissenting opinion in the Coppage vs. Kansas case, carries little weight with the workers is very simple. DECISION TO RISE LIKE BANQUO'S GHOST "Of wli.it use." they say, "is an abstract right to organize and to be protected from being discharged for being a member, of a trade union, when the employer can fire you for any other reason under the sun on a moment's notice, and when, by the very court that pretends to give us the right to organize, every weapon except that of ')>eaceful starvation' under the gtiise of strike is taken from us? We cannot boycott, we cannot picket, under certain circumstances we cannot even strike under the decisions of the court without coming up against a law admin istered for the employers by the employers' agents." To the academic uplifter, Hughes' confirmation of the legis lation in behalf of women and children will carry great weight. To labor it will probably infer little; |>artlv l>ecause labi>r is unable to understand how any disinterested man could refuse tlie needed protection to women and children; but even more because it does not regard these things as fundamental. "Give us the right to organize and fight for better wages,'" they say, "and we will protect our own women and children better than the law." These labor law decisions judged abstractly, do not marie Hughes as a political progressive, I take it, and especially as in every case they received the unanimous concurrence of the su preme court, which includes many reactionaries. But, however progressive Hughes may become in his cam paign, whenever he m?e(s labor, he may expect to hear of tk* Danbury Hatters' decision — like Banquet's ghost at the feast! . i Another Manly article tomorrow- or next day. has another story— and it isn't a tragedy—to tell this week. It's about the little fellows who have had a coaxing invitation before hand, who have accepted the It \ nation with thanks Taroma babies— fat, rosy Rurf> llng babies—lota of them, tell that story.