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DREADNAUGHT Tells of I.W.W. Threat to Burn City 1,,„„,,«,, ii ONE CENTnnnnnmr "THE BRIDE'S HERO"! SOI'NDS IN- % TERESTING, DOESN'T IT? IT IS INTER- * ESTING. READ IT, ON PAGE a. • iiinnniiniinnnumtiiniiiiwtiiiiifcf 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 Steamship Co. This first cable received by the JEPSEN IS NOW ALIVE? 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 gain circulation. Jebsen is said to have delivered coal to a German squadron in the Pacific early in the war. FLASHES '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 him. 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 hurried on. 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 Leo. 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. POLITICAL MEETINGS KKl't lllill'AN Monday. • :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. I DEMOCRATIC Monday. 1:00 —Kapowsln. Speakers, Mr. Home. Mr. Davis, Mr. Griffith. Puyallup. Speaker, Geo. , "• ■s*«*i)>nrn» petit ions. The easiest way to accom plish that Is to have the |ie titions placed before the vot ers when they no to the polls on Tuesday. 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 members. 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, Indianapolis. 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- Auditor Morris. 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. * •» * • 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.) • « * « For U. S. senator —Voto for Miles Poindexter, republican. His work in the people's cause is too widely known to require comment. • • « I On state offices The Times expresses no preferences except the following: 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 \ 26c A MONTH. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER TN TACOMA. 26c A MONTH.} 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 week. 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 cargo. 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 Dennis' letter. 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 night. Newsboys were calling extras, "All About Many Killed and Wounded in 1. W. W. Riot at Everett!" 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 he visible. 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 northward. 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 street speaker. "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 on. " —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. * * • * 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 tions: 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 the office. • • • • 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. * * • • 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. _________ - .^—^ _______ __klic \J9T*n __^_^_^__^_^m_. 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 and forward. 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* concrete benches. 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 guessed 28,777. 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 Somme. Stock market starts upward in steady bull movement, U. S. Steel leading. Chicago expects heaviest vote ln history. Billy Sunday concludes cam paign ln Michigan, winning 27, --109 converts. —■ Charles Hardesty, 17, delivery boy of Portland, loses life under truck wheels. 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- ing interest. The speaker talked on and on — " —we'll fight and keep on fighting—our bravo comrades—■ Everett murderers—" 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 seemed unbroken. ( —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 cluded. 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- ing cu|>Hclty. Come in and get your dollar, Mr. O'Keefe. by proxy. 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, --000. President Wilson golfs on eve of tlection. 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 register. BANK CLEARIXttS Clearings $ t41.11-.1l Balances 113,261.14 Transactions 1,057,402.70 gmwmilllGHT EDITION tmmmi WEATHER 1 Tacoma—Rain tonight and Tues- 1 : day. I Washington—Same west por- I lion, rain or snow east. S ■iiiiimiimiii»niin>ii>nniiyniifnnmm? 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. RIOT DEATH 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 wounded. 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 Everett. 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 from Chicago. 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 Baran. 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 sa»^^^^^^^Ssfc_»aßas__—_—_—_—_»—_—;^ »_■_ i _—_—W_V_W__^——^ 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 Tacoma paper. 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. wounded. 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 nnv time." 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 Everett. 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 tee." "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 here Sunday. DAMAGE NOT YET LEARNED 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 announced today. The damage done Is not. known, it was stated. It Is known, how ever, that the German warship was hit. 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. FABLE Once upon a time a man over slept an hour, and in hurrying to get dressed his shoestring didn't break. YE OI.DE STUMP. Berlin—Near Roquefort troops charged and recapture! eight trenches, the tfllags AMm. Hangover and made 4,000 pri» oners. ' London —Near RoQtiefor onr troops charge! and lj^^^^| Sight trendies, ths villags mt._ Hangover and made 4,000 ! ' oners.