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YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR ELECTION RETURNS PARTY
If you want to know who is elected on Tues
day for the various offices and want to know
it just as early as is humanly possible for the
rf^-YOU ARE NEEDED
Four out of every live citi
/.ens favor nonpartisanship
ia county aad state offices
and will vote, when the time
comes, for that n-form.
ICi„hi now the thin-*; that
must lie done to abolish party
lines in our elections is to
get signers for tlie Initiative
U. S. SHIP SUNK BY SUB?
II iiii.-il Press ■ ..-■•-..-al Wire.)
LONDON, Nov. 6. —The Amer
ican steamer Lanao has been -unit
by a submarine, a Lloyd's dis
patch stated today.
The vessel was sunk Oct. 28.
Thirty members of the crew were
landed at Barry, Wales, by the
Norwegian steamer Tromp.
The Lanao Is a steel screw
steamer of 692 tons, whose port
of registry is Manila. She is
owned hy the Flndlay-Mlller
This first cable received by the
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6.—
That Capt. Fred Jebsen, formerly
of Tacoma, is alive and is now at
work in China on some mission
for the kaiser, is the report cir
culated today regarding the mari
ner, whose history since the be
ginning of the war reads like a
boy's adventure story.
Newr to this effect is said to
have reached the German con
sulate here, and the British and
Japanese secret service by dif
ferent sources, and the activities
of the allied agents among friends
of Jebses caused the story to
Jebsen is said to have delivered
coal to a German squadron in the
Pacific early in the war.
'United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO—Biting a
$10 gold piece "to see how it
tastes," Patrick Gilbrlde accident
ally swallowed the coin. Patrick
Short who loaned him the money,
refused to leave him until doc
tors had pumped the coin out of
BUCHANAN, N. V.—Minnie
Oulthouse punctured a masher in
three places with a darni.ig
needle when he tried to kias her.
The masher saw the point and
BEDFORD, N. V.—Peeved by
the comment of the man his auto
mobile mlsseed by 12 inchev, Leo
Brown returned and started to
whip him. The man happened to
be County Judge Duffrane. Poor
CLEVELAND, O.—"Back to
the nightie," that's a national
movement now, a Cleveland cloth
ing manufacturer says. Pajama
string!- that knot and snarl are
the cause, he says.
• :00—Dewey's. Hughes dinner.
Both men and women.
7:3o—Odd Fellows' hall, 711
■*■* Commerce street. Colored
Citizens' Republican club.
Speaker, F. A. Mnglll.
8:00 —Rally, Tacoma theater.
Chairman, Dr. Charles
femes. Speaker, Thomas
P. Revelle. Torchlight
, parade through streets.
1:00 —Kapowsln. Speakers, Mr.
Home. Mr. Davis, Mr.
Puyallup. Speaker, Geo.
, "• ■s*«*i)>nrn»
The easiest way to accom
plish that Is to have the |ie
titions placed before the vot
ers when they no to the polls
Will you "do your hit"?
Will you circulate a petition
In your precinct?
If you can see your way
I'nited Press concerning the vef- right to sink an American vessel,
sel is not clear as to wnetlier the I This question came up in the
vessel may have been sunk or
merely reported encountered a
submersible. The Lanao Is 190
feet long and was built in 1912.
Sinking of an American ship
by a German submarine would
raise two points of issue between
the United States and Germany.
The first is over the safety of
the crew if it contained American
This phase would be covered by
the Sussex pledge of Germany.
The second point would be the
Where Candidates Will Vote
President Wilson—ln the Princeton fire engine house, not
far from Princeton University campus.
Charles Evans Hughes—ln a laundry, 44th street, New
York city, near his Hotel Astor headquarters.
J. Frank Hanly—ln a vacant house on Maridian street,
Charles W. Fairhanks—ln a polling booth 10 blocks from
the place Hanly will cast his ballot.
Thomas R. Marshall—ln a shop near his home on East 10th
street, Columbia City, Indiana.
Allan Benson, socialist, can't vote because he wag in the
west during registration week in Yonkers, hi* home city. He
will return to Yonkera tonight.
DEMOCRATS KICK AT
SYSTEM OF COUNTING
J. Charles Dennis, chairman of
the democratic central commit
tee, issued a notice to precinct
election judges and inspectors
Monday, telling them to "follow
the law" on the question of
counting the ballots and not the
instructions issued by County-
Morris' instructions were to
count first of all the vote for
president, U. S. senator, congress
man and governor, and phone In
the results, then the ballots for
initiative measures 18 and 24,
THE TIMES' ADVISORY BALLOT
Vote AGAINST ALL the propositions on the ballot. That
means vote AGAINST the constitutional amendment, AGAINST
the two booze initiatives and AGAINST the seven referendums.
Be sure to vote against these separately, 10 "no" votes in all.
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For president—Vote for Wilson. You have to do that by
voting for the seven democratic electors. Put a cross opposite
the name of each of the following names: D. M. Drumheller,
George F. Christensen, C. C. Brown, Francis Donahue, G. W.
Hoxie, Joseph A. Sloan and Edwin M. Conner. (If you happen
to live in a precinct where the ballot bears the name of A. T.
Stream, deceased, see that you substitute Conner's name by
writing or sticker.)
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For U. S. senator —Voto for Miles Poindexter, republican.
His work in the people's cause is too widely known to require
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On state offices The Times expresses no preferences except
For lieutenant governor—Vote for Thomas Lally, democrat.
His opponent, Louis F. Hart, is an enemy of the initiative, refer
endum and direct primaries. He is just a partisan politician.
Those who vote against the referendums should vote against him.
For secretary of state —Vote for J. M. Tadlock, democrat. It
is highly desirable to defeat I. M. Howell, republican incumbent.
He has hampered in every conceivable manner the operation of
the initiative and referendum.
For attorney general—Vote for Henry Alberts McLean, dem
ocrat. His opponent, W. V. Tanner, has been remissjn many mat
ters of Dublic welfare.
The Tacoma Times
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VOL. XIII. NO. 278.
information to be brought to Tacoma, you will
station yourself at Ninth st. and Pacific ay., in
front of the screen on The Times building, and
you will not be disappointed.
clear to do so, call at Homer
T. Hone's office in tlie Provi
dent building any time Mon
day or e-nrly Tuesday and re
ceive a copy of the |ictition.
And when you go to the
polls ask for one to ■-Inn. If
there is none available, l>*
sure to look it up later this
Frye case, when Germany claim
ed under an old treaty between
Prussia and the United States she
had such a right If the vessel car-
ried 00 per cent of contraband
The I'nited States took issue
with this interpretation and it
was finally decided to arbitrate
the point. The position of the
U. S. is that if the Oerman naval
vessel capturing an American ship
cannot take her into port -*he
must be set free.
then the votes for all other offi
cers and measures.
This system Morris said he
adopted for the purpose of giv
ing the public early returns
through the newspapers.
Dennis claims that law and
custom provides for counting the
ballots one at a time, going
down the full line of candidates.
"It is more important that we
get an accurate count of the bal
lots than that the newspapers
get the returns of certain candi
dates at" an early moment," says
TACOMA, WASH., MONDAY, NOV KM HKKt), 19K).
Mabel Abbott Hears I.W.W. Riot
Harangue; Seattle Is Untroubled
I attended an I. W. W. street
meeting ln Seattle Sunday nlgnt,
two hours after the dead, wound
ed and prisoners had l*e<*n taken
from the boats when they re
turned from Everett.
The downtown streets had the
usual bright quietness of Sunday
Newsboys were calling extras,
"All About Many Killed and
Wounded in 1. W. W. Riot at
There was absolutely nothing
else to hint at the strange pre-***-'™*r
sion that had passed through
those same streets two hours be
fore—police with drawn revol
vers, national guardsmen and na
val militiamen with guns, and
citizens with holsters belted
clumsily outside their overcoats,
inarching the sullen-faced squads
of returning I. VV. W.s to the city
and county jails, while ambul
ances sped up the hills to he hos
pitals and the morgue.
Fleet lon Talk Mostly.
From Pioneer Square, peaceful
and brilliant under the strings of
lights radiating from th* in', i
Pole, we went southward toward
the part of the city where, If any
where, traces of trouble out-lit to
The streets were as quiet as
those north of Yesler.
Grojips of roughly dressed men
lounged on the corners. The
scraps of their talk that reached
us were mostly of the election.
There was nothing to see or
hear but the mechanical pianos
blaring and battering away be
hind the gaudy billboards of the
cheap movies, and the Salvation
Army wended Its nightly way
Nothing, until we turned from
First avenue to Washington st.
Then we saw a black line ex
tending across the street at Occi
dental —a crowd listening «.o a
"Our Brave Hoys."
It filled the street from one
curb to the other and extended
nearly half way down the block.
A banner bobbing in the thick
est of it, announced, "Meeting at
I. W. W. Hall Tonight."
The speaker stood only a little
above the level of the crowd, and
only those in front of liim could
hear all he said; but serapH of
his oratory floated to the curb
stone from time to time, and the
crowd pressed closer and stayed
" —the brave boys who gave
their lives for freedom at Everstt
today—we don't say what else
For insurance commissioner—Vote for 11. 0. Fishback, repub
lican. His record is good.
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For superior court judge—Vote FOR C. M. Eastcrdav, in
cumbent, and John D. Fletcher. Vote AGAINST M. L. Clifford,
incumbent, the choice of the corporation lawyers.
On county offices The Times makes only these recommenda
For sheriff—Vote for John Griffith, democrat. His opponent,
Robert Longmire, incumbent, is a do-nothing official.
For prosecuting attorney—Vote for Fred Remann, republi
can. He has been a fairly faithful official. His opponent, in the
opinion of The Times, entirely lackg the calibre necessary to fill
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In the legislative fights The Times has these preferences:
For state senator, 27th district —Vote for Walter S. Davis, re
publican. He was the only member of the Pierce county delega
tion two years ago who had a thoroughly good record.
For representative, 36th district—Vote AGAINST Guy E.
Kelly, republican. W. V. Burrill, democrat, is a clean, worthy
candidate. Kelly was a leader in the last session and as * such
helped "put across" some of the worst bills in the state's history.
For representative, 37th district — Vote AGAINST J. H.
Davis, republican, for the same reason as in Kelly's case.
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While you are at the polls seize the opportunity to sign the'
non-partisanship initiative bill if there is a copy available. If
not, bear the matter in mind and hunt up one of the petitions
this week. Your name on it will be a blow at every state and
county i arty 1-oss and would-be boss in Washington.
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The fastest leased wire in the world, the
United Press wire, will bring all the big news
to The Times one jump ahead of all its rivals.
And the bulletins will be flashed onto the canvas
we'll do—we'll fight and fight—"
hi- shouted, swaying backward
Once or twice there was ap
plause, starting close around him
and rippling outward more .md
more faintly until It died away
at the edges.
Once, hs a hat began to go
round, the crowd tlii-med and
showed signs of melting, but it
closed up and stood listening
again when this unwelcome fea
ture was over.
Here and there a policeman
stood leaning against a building,
looking on with non-committal
face. A number of men on the
curbstones were well-dressed,
smoking good cigars ,and liston-
STADIUM Kit 23,486
The Si ml iii in will seat ex.
actly *_.t. lNi> ikpi'soiis on it*
Tlie I*- curved sections will
seat 11,"HI persons, and the
14 straight sections nill ac
commodate 1 •_.■_< I."i.
These figures are haspd on
actual count made personally
by Architect Frederick Heath
for The Times.
The winner of The Times
cash prl/.e of $1 for tin)
closest guess Is I). C. O'Keefe,
lilt Pacific avenue, who
JUST THE GIST OF THE
LATE TELEGRAPH NEWS
Both camps predict over 100,
--000 majority in New York.
Furious German counter-at
tacks crush allied offensive on
Stock market starts upward in
steady bull movement, U. S. Steel
Chicago expects heaviest vote
Billy Sunday concludes cam
paign ln Michigan, winning 27,
--109 converts. —■
Charles Hardesty, 17, delivery
boy of Portland, loses life under
Mexican cotton, infected with
pink boll worm, cannot enter U.
S. through Calexico.
New Jersey artillerymen have
sent ballots from Arizona, to vote
lc A Wrx
Ing with curious, puzzled, frown-
The speaker talked on and on —
" —we'll fight and keep on
fighting—our bravo comrades—■
It did not seem likely to end
soon, and we turned away.
Just around the corner every
thing was as usual.
Men and girls loafed ln front
of the movies; the streets that
ran toward the waterfront were
dark and silent; even the littlo
whistle of a pop-corn wagon
sounded shrill and distant.
The Sunday peace of tho city
( —ls this a very wise country
—or a very careless one?)
Many of the guesses re
ceived were very close; hut
some contestants evidently
fulled to notice tlie statement
Hun neither sf-iiidiiig-rooin
nor extra seats were to lie In
On some occasions tho
number standing along the
railing's Hittihg on (he steps
between the seats, and oc
cupying extra wooden seats
on the slope, has unodiibte.l
ly almost doubled Uie seat-
Come in and get your
dollar, Mr. O'Keefe.
District attorneys through U.
S. Increase efforts to probe high
cost of food.
Election bets in New York total
between $9,000,000 and $10,000,
President Wilson golfs on eve
Carranza sends emissary to
New York to discuss Mexican sit
uation with commissioners.
John D. Rockefeller and his
son can't vote. Both failed to
Clearings $ t41.11-.1l
gmwmilllGHT EDITION tmmmi
Tacoma—Rain tonight and Tues- 1
: day. I
Washington—Same west por- I
lion, rain or snow east. S
in slightly more than no time at all.
The lantern will light up as soon as it is
dark Mid will continue to give you the hot news
as long as you want to stay to receive it.
TOLL NOW 7
<I 1.11.-.I Press Leased Wlr«.)
SEATTLE, Nov. 6. - The num
ber of dead in tho I. W. W. buttle
with a citizens' poHse at Everett
Sunday was raised today to
si'vi-n, when Jeff F. Heard, for
mer sheriff of Snohomish county,
died of his wounds.
Two of the Everett posse are
dead and five of the I. W. W.s
arr dead in Seattle.
None of the wounded here are
expected to die, but E. P. Huehr
er. janitor of tho Everett high
school, Is thought to be fatally
Mayor 11. I). Merrill of Kv
erelt today declared Hint he
had been notified al 11 n. m.
Sunday that the 1. W. W.
were coming to "Kill Sheriff
Mclt'ie and burn Kverett."
"We were told they had a quan
tity of phosphorous purchased In
Portland and that at least .-even
merubcrs nf the party had sworn
to 'get' the sheriff."
Failed for Reinforcements.
Mcllae had led deputies who
met 4 1 I. 97. W.s at the dock last
Monday and motored them to the
city limits and there made them
run a gauntlet of clubs.
"Wo arrested one man who was
telegraphing to Seattle for rein
forcements when the battle on
the dock started yesterday," the
mayor said. "He told us 37 vol
unteers had come from Portland
to Join the attack on Everett."
Two Pinkerton detectives were
in the party of I. W. W., it was
said Sunday night, and one of
them was among the wounded
aboard the steamer.
Will Charge Murder.
Seattle I. W. W. leaders and
Everett citizens prepared today to
charge each other with wholesale
murder, following the battle at
Local I. W. W. officials today
wired Frank P. WaUh of Kansas
City, former chairman of the U. S.
industrial relations commission,
to defend their arrested members.
They also wired an appeal to W.
D. Haywood to come to their aid
Five of the dead were members
of the 250 I. W. W.s who were
aboard the steamer Verona,
which was riddled with bullets,
after firing on a posse of citizens
under Sheriff Don Mcßae of Ev
erett, which met the steamer at
the dock at 1 :50 p. m. Sunday.
They arc: Harry Pierce, Seat
tle; Hugo Gerlot, Milwaukee,
Wit,.; Gus Johnson, 3519 llurke
avenue. Seattle; -lohn Looney,
Ayer Junction, Mass., and Felix
Charles O. Curtis, v. member of
the citizens' committee, ai.d sales
manager for the Canyon Lumber
company, was the only one of the
Everett force to die. He was for
merly lieutenant of Company L,
N. G. W., and recently returned
from, the Mexican border.
sHeriff Mcßae has two bullet
wounds in the leg. There are 20
Everett citizens and 30 I. W. W.s
I Talk <V the Times j
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Greetings, do you know
where your polling place Is?
And whom to vote for?
Indiana may be the Hoosler
state but Is it a Hugheser?
Toinmorow will be Chooseday.
Last Friday Tlie Time •
ran more advertising hy sev
eral hundred Inches than any
We've been watching all
the other dallies ever since,
and not one of them has run
a big statement about it.
Natural history note: A por
cupine does not use cold cream.
Well, now that Atkins has
found those stolen election
boxes, what Is he »>ing to
do with them?
For a public improvement that
didn't cost enough to give the
Taxpayers' association a scare.
More than 1,000 shots were ex
changed iv the pitched battle,
which followed weeks of btttw
strife between the 1. W. W. and
Everett vigilantes, who have been
trying to enforce an autl-soap-box
street speaking ordinance.
Predicts l.iuiu Struggle.
J. T. Doran, known to I. W. W.
workers of the Pacific coast as
"Red" Doran, predicted that th*
Everett affair would precipitate a,
long, fierce struggle between rad
ical thinking laborers and em
ployers in the northwest.
"This Is one of the worst mas
sacres ln Industrial history," h*
said. "The blood was shed for
the constitutional right of free
speech. Thousands of workers will
come here, If worst comes to
worst. There might as well be
an Industrial revolution now as
In the meantime steps were b*
lng taken today under direction
of Kverett business men and
Mayor I). D. Merrill, to bring
murder charges against the .94
men and three women who wmA
to Everett and who were ai rested
nnd Jailed on their return to Se
attle aboard the steamers which
were not permitted to dock at
The steamer trip to Everett had
been widely advertised by the I.
W. W. ln Seattle and they paraded
to the docks at noon here Sunday.
Handbills had been sent to Ev
erett which read:
"Citizens of Everett: ATTEN
TION. The I. W. W. will hold a
mass meeting in Everett, Sunday,
November B, at Hewitt and Wet
more avenues. Come and help
maintain your own and our con
stitutional privileges. — Commit
"Last Monday 41 I. W. W.
members were met at the dock*
and taken by armed vigilante*
outside the town and made to
run the gauntlet of clubs," Sec
retary Maher said.
This, he said, had worked up
the feeling for the mass meeting
llnll.d Vrmmt Leased Wire.)
LONDON, Nov. 6. -A German
dreadnaught was torpedoed yes
terday off the Danish coast by an
English submarine, the admiralty
The damage done Is not. known,
it was stated. It Is known, how
ever, that the German warship
the new writing tables in the ix>at
offlce lobby are about as useful
aa anything we know of.
We desire to take this
means of expressing onr
thanks to nil those who as
sisted ln any way during the
death of onr beloved wife
and mother.—Crystal Falls
(Mich.) Diamond Drill.
Once upon a time a man over
slept an hour, and in hurrying to
get dressed his shoestring didn't
YE OI.DE STUMP.
troops charged and recapture!
eight trenches, the tfllags AMm.
Hangover and made 4,000 pri»
London —Near RoQtiefor onr
troops charge! and lj^^^^|
Sight trendies, ths villags mt._
Hangover and made 4,000 ! '