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PJgfegg* you're living. Buy a P^?Tt Liberty Bond. LYNCHING FEVER GRIPS SOUTH Burn Negro at Stake; Barricade Accomplice In Shack RAID OLYMPUS AND ARREST 7 AS GAMBLERS Ifniiling a traveling man's sain-1 under fictitious names, but kept pie room on the seventh floor of a record of their correct names the Olympus hotel at 1 o'clock and made them public Tuesday. Tuesday morning, Police Captains Bell (Jives Warning. Cornish and Klncaid with a corps Anderson and Harding were re of officers broko up an alleged j leased on. $1(10 bail each, and the gambling game and arrested sev-iothers on $ 1 ."i bail. The travel en men, including James Hard- ing man in whose rooms the game ing, proprietor of the hotel, and jis said to have been played, had a number of business men. Harding was charged with "conducting a disorderly house where gambling is permitted," and released under ball of $100. He gave the name of Peter Jaclr son when arrested. Others arrested by the police squad were Allen H. Oilchrist, sec retary Narrows I-and Co., who gave his name to the police en "Fred T. Jackson;" David Black man, Broadway merchant, booked as "Sam Rice;" Phil Friedman, Pacific avenue jeweler, booked aa "Jim Johnson;" Theo Motridge, Tacoma clothing merchant, booked as "F. Ridge;" Frank An derson, alleged operator of the game, booked as "A. T. Hansen;" Ralph Rice, printer, booked as 'Harry Smith.' Police permitted the prisoners to register on the arrest blotter LAN HAY BEITH TO LECTURE Growling over a ration of jelly but fighting without a murmur is the attitude of British "Tommios" in the war. So declares captain lan Hay Beltli, noted soldier-author, who says the failure of the volunteer system was amply shown by Great Britain's efforts to whip her first hundred thousands citizens into soldiers. "British soldiers regard the war as a game, as a great adven ture," said Capt. Beith, discussing the human side or warfare. Capt. Beith will speak tonight at the Red Cross rally at the arm ory, and tomorrow night at • the First Congregational church. He has written many books, both fic tion and books of the war, which are widely read throughout the United States. Wani I .VMMi Members. His appearance at the armory, where he will appear with Ad miral Robert E. Perry and Gov. Lister, will inaugurate the cam paign of the Tacoma Red Cross chapter for 15,000 additional members. At 7 o'clock various military and ether units will form for a parade that will precede the arm ory meeting. Following up the campaign at. daybreak Wednesday morning, a lively head of youngsters will get busy decorating the door knobs of (Continued on Page Five.) departed before the raid occurred. Police officials any he will be on hand to testify for them at the trials. Tho raiding party entered the hotel simultaneously from front and rear at 1 o'clock and rushed '!,■ Km , in elevators. Just as they reached the floor on which the aliened name wan being played, a telephone bell rang in the traveling man's room. An Instant later, the seven men rushed into the hall, donning their coats as they ran, only to fall into the waiting arms. Will right (use. Poker chips, a small quantity cf liquor and $3 In money were found on tables In the room, tho police say. All seven of the defendants an nounced Tuesday that they had retained attorneys and would re sist the charges. They explained that they were playing a friend ly game of whist, and were just leaving for their homes when the police arrived. The hotel management denied all knowledge of any gambling game under its roof. Girls, Wear Middies to Help Game Through arrangements complet ed Tuesday between Irvln B. Wy mau, chief electrician U. S. N., in i charge of.the United States navy! recruiting station in Tacoma and the management of the Rhodes store, a substation for reoelving naval recruits has just been open ed In the mien's section of the Broadway department store. On behalf of the navy, Wyman today thanked business houses of Tacoma who have decorated their buildings and show windows and urged all who have not already done so to decorate. Materials for aiding decoration may be obtain ed from navy recruiting head quarters, room 200 Bank of Cali fornia building, 1302 Pacific aye., or from the sub-station at Rhodes Brothers'. Wyman suggests that the women and girls of THComa ra nliilp to Inspire recruiting hy wearing middy blouses and middy suits this week and next. Tonight there will be a big na val recruiting rally at Orting. Those going will meet in front of the Commercial Club building at 7 o'clock sharp. ■_ RUSSIANS TO MEET IN BIG CONGRESS il'nlted Preaa Leaaeil Wire.) PETROGRAD, May 22.—A gen eral congress of workmen and soldiers from all Russia has been called for June 14 to discuss "war, peace, flnancee, land, labor, army organization and clnstituent assembly," according to announce ment today. PREDICTS RUSSIA WILL MAKE PEACE il nlled Preaa Leased Wire.) COPENHAGEN, May 22.—Pre diction that Russia would soon ac cept a separate peace with Ger many was made by the B^flln Vossische Zeltung editorially to day. URGES RUSSIAN TROOPS TO FIGHT Hiil led fresa Leased Wire.) PETROGRAD, May 22.—Minis ter of War and Marine Kerensky left the capital today for a brief visit to Finland and to the front to urge the troops to unceasing efforts against Germany. TODAY'S CLEARINGS Clearings * 665,619.61 Balances 31,362.12 Transactions 1,794,851.99 The Tacoma Times lc A COPY. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA. lo A COPY. TACOMA. WASHINGTON T( TKSI>AY. MAY 22. 1917. VOL. XIV. NO. i:_l. STUDY THIS PICTURE! TACOMA workingmen, study this picture. What do you think of it? The three men are Chinese coolies, typical Chink laborers. At present and Cor mam years past tho immigrations laws have prevented them from legally entering ihe United States. The reason is they furnish a demoraliz ing competition for our American labor with its high living standards. They work for next to nothing and their presence in a community means the inevitable development of v "China town" with all the filth, Immorality, crime and' suffering which a low oriental shun district stands for. "When Tacoma was a village (that was before the orientals were barred) the community had sense enough to see it did not want a coolie pop ulation. So the Chinese already here were forcibly expelled. The reason we are printing this picture here today is because now a few selfish employers are trying to batter down (under the cloak of war time necessity) the bar against the Chinese laborer. Joseph Blethen, Seattle publisher, is a leader in the movement. The Chinese Six companies, at San -franciieo, are actively urging their ease at Washington. Special advices to The Times from tlie capital say that a few selfish Tacoma employers who look at profits first and community welfare after ward are also backing the movement. They are keeping their operations very secret and are, oh so fearful that their names might become public. Evidently they are not very proud of what they are doing. Take another look at the picture, Tacoma working men, then decide your own course. If you like the looks of the above trio, if you think they would be fine neighbors, write to Sen ators Poindexter and Jones and Congressman Johnson, telling them so. If you think these coolies would Improve Taco- SWEDEN RESENTS SUB WAR (I'nHeV Press Leased Wlre.l STOCKHOLM, May 22. —Grow- ing popular and official tesent ment against Germany, due to re cent losses of Swedish ships by submarines was intensified today by announcement that the steam- ers Lizzie, Goeta and Kaell had been captured en route between Sweden and Finland. Presumably the German vessels which made the captures took the ships into port, but their disposi tion was not related. Sweden, Norway and Denmark have recently suffered heavy losses through German U-boats. A statement received from Den mark semi-official sources today detailed resentment there because of this campaign and declared since the start of the war, 150 Danish ships had been lost through submarines or mines, with 210 seamen lost. Of this 210, 200 were said to have perished in the last three months —since inauguration of the German unrestricted subma rine warfare. LO LIVES LOST IN MADRID FOOD RIOTS (Vailed Presa I eased Wire.) MADRID, May 22. —Ten per sona were killed and 60 injured in «*rious food riots at Lisbon Sun lay, according to word received here. ATTEMPT TO TAKE LIFE OF KERENSKY <1 ulied Press Leased Wire.) NEW YORK, May 22.—An un cuioceasful attempt on the life of Minister of War Kerensky In Pet rograd was reported today in a llspatch to the Jewish Daily For- Save the Food From Discard at Market Save the cast-offs —the valuable odds and ende of food that are thrown every day into the gar bage can! Tacoma'., new regiment for the national women's army against waste Is adopting this as one of its recruiting slogans while its ranks are being swelled today. And while new recruits are signing enlistment pledgee and sending them In, housewive mem bers of the regiment are getting down to brass tacks for the drive. Some of them are veterans who have seen long service In the bat tle against waste, but who are still In fine trim for a new at tack. They are not waiting tor in structions to come from Herbert 0. Hoover, the new government HOUSE O. 0. P.'STCT BUCK CENSORSHIP (United Press Leased Wire.) WASHINGTON, D. C, May 22. —-House republicans today agreed practically unanimously, to op pose all censorship provisions of the administration spy bill when a conference report on the meas ure is reported. l 'I I I SSOmmm---mmmmmmmSSSS:SSSS:^=Sr Did You Know— " .—-..----—_-_ n ----- 1 ---- T ------_-_-ji That Oeorge P. Wright came to Tacoma In 1897 aa state grain com mlsjiloner. • • * That the Donnelly hotel was built lo 1888 and made more money In '89 than any year of Its history? • • • • That the Taroma theater una opened In IKBO and oisf Ball waa leader of the careheslrn nous after the opening! • • • That James nryden. sport writer of the Nenj York American, Waa a cub reporter on the Tacoma I_edger? •..•'•' That a sack of spuds could be bought for 40 cents In IR.W That Albert 1.. Grafton was the first president df the Tacoma poul try association. • • » That the first soldier cam* was held at American Lake las IWW. and was named < amp Kerry I • « • That eggs sold as low as Id cents a dosen In Tacoma In 189:1? ' • • • Mora tomorrow. ma and make it, a better place in which to live, draw up resolutions through your unions and lodges, asking Ihat 1 he coolies he admitted "for the duration of the war" and then, of course, they will stay permanently. But, Tacoma working'men, If you abhor the idea of importing droves of these 10-cents-a-day hoys, speak out! Don't wait for somebody to do it for you. Don't expect the oilier papers to agi tate it; they won't. Don't imagine that because the propaganda for bringing in these coolies is being spread noiselessly that it is not being spread; it is. Lobbyists for the coolies are at work in "Washington; high priced, skillful ones they are, too. SO SPEAK OCT. food administrator, but already they are sending suggestions for the plan of attack to The Times and to Mrs. 11. H. Johnston, city pure food inspector, who is or ganizing the regiment. Mrs, Johnston got the Ta coma forces moving Tuesday by announcing, us a starter, n practical plan for eliminating the waste of good food sup (Continued on Page Five.) SELECTSERVICE IN NEW FOUNDLAND? it nlieil Press Leased Wire.) OTTAWA, Ont., May 22. — A selective conscription bill, similar to the law recently passed In the United States, will be introduced in New Foundland in the legisla tive session which opens May 29, Premier Sir Edward Morris an nounced today. LAW TO PREVENT BOOZE FOR NAVY WASHINGTON, D. C, May 22. —Secretary Daniels today submit ted to congress a draft of a law to prevent the sale of Intoxicants to navy men. COMPANY RECRUITS RAPIDLY Blab teen hours after first nn nouncemt'iit of the organisation In Tiicomn "f nn ambulance company for Immediate service in France. :i:i young men lend .111 oiled wltli Ur. «'. R. Laws, who will lie raptain. und others were reporting every few minutes. Mora than one-third of the Taoo mans already »nrolled are married men. Many of ttiem have children. In-. Laws announced Tuesday that tin- men enrolled from Tacoma would be enlisted In federal service with in a week, and would probably he given a brief lesson In Ihe ambu lance drill and hospital work before starting for the battlefields. Besides the .'lit men already sn rolted 10 ronst artillerymen have up piled for positions. Tint because of their previous allegiance to an other branch of the service, II Is not believed that the government will accept them. Those who had enlisted today were: N. R. Inbeen, ("arl Chrls lopherson, Clarence M. Boyle, J. Kllemand, F. P. Young, W. (1. Chrls topherson, J. Dunn. F. K. Wilcoxen, \V. X Martin, \V. H. Brown. H. n. Dnwling. E. F. Nelson, P. V. Hum mond, Tom Vltzard, Cleo E. Henrlot, Oeorge Koss, T. Campbell. Herbert Feller, E. P. Rowe, W. 11. Hamilton, Rains Mcdarlgle, J. K. Bowie. O. A. Spier. J. U Davis, Paul Steele, a. A. Reeves, E. Cornish, W. E. Short, J. Hill, D. Closterman, Ole Ander son. F. Dickenson, H. A. Littler, A. C. Sides. U. M. Sides. R. Eles-man. H. S. Brown, G. E. Qulggle and A. Llndren CHOATE ESTATE IS WORTH $3,000,000 il nlled Press tested lllrr., NEW YORK, May 22.—Joseph 11. Choate left an estate of approx imately $3,000,000, filing of hi.. will in surrogate's court here to day disclosed. MEXICO PROTESTS U BOAT WARFARE (tailed Press Leased Wire.) LONDON, May 22. —Mexico has presented a formal note of protest against the submarine warfare to the German foreign office, ac cording to an Exchange Tele graph dlxpetch. NIGHT EDITION , _ . Ul Mill II B J^__f_S- Tacoma and vicinity: fl J^ff Partly cloudy tonight IJj snd Wednesday. I ■ m^§ Washington: Same. ■ GIRLS DEATH AVENGED WITH FIERY ORDEAL ffini.-tl rrra* I .n-,.,1 Wire.) MMMPfOS, Term.. May '-."-.•. —Lynch law ruled this »c«' lion this afternoon. With I tl Pei-xtiii, MM ilc.ill. I nun il Ml the Mlake. •h-ycii miles frinii Memphis, on Ibe Mac-oil i-oikl, ililn iiiiiiiiliig. inn! with li.i-.in l-'ord, iiliotlier Mm mft&mt Mini rendy to fine the Int.- of I'cihoii, h Irnllle between nn angry mob nnd oilier Hi-incil nogioe* burrl- I'Hiled In n shack on (lie out skirts or Ihe Woir river dis trict Is expeeled n( any mo ment. Han Armstrong. Ihe third negro Implicated by Person, was located, [together with several oilier ne groes, in tin* shark shortly after Il o'clock tills afternoon, after a cliioli estimated at more tlinii 5,000 had been scouring the coimlry for htm. Leaders are rushing lo Memphis 'for re-enliii<- cuts for the battle When Person was tied lo the j stake and tho toivh applied he I Implicated I'ord and Ihe third i negro 111 111" killing and assault jot Antoinette Rappal, a 1 e-year j old school girl, near hen-, on April 10. ) Ford was shot through the arm jwhen he reached for his shot gun as a portion of Hie mob closed in on him. Plan Double Killing. Ford had been arrested in con nection with the murder, which : was committed on the Wolf river : branch of the Macon road. He 'was released because of lank of evidence. He is deaf and dumb 'and Ihe police could not get him Jto write a statement. AciordliiK lo latest reports I reaching hero this afternoon, ;Ford is being held by the moli in I the neighborhood of the crime. He will be held until the third I man Is captured, according *o these reports, and the two will be burned at the same stake. Hundreds of women are in the mob singing "Hang John Urown." Mrs. Minnie Woods, mother of the dead girl, was brought to the htake in time to see the torch ap plied. When the fire beneath the negro was blazing a collection for a tombstone for the girl's grave wan Hindi- Person lind confessed to kill ing of Antoniotte Kappal by cut ting off her head, after an assault near Potts Camp about three weeks ago. Late yesterday Person was forcibly taken Irom sheriff's depti- TALK OTHE TIMES 1 Greetings, have you bought a bond for baby? We now hnv. eight potatoes ur, and all hoed. No matter what else you do or fall to do—JOIN nil RED CIU)HH. "Economize!" cries one crowd. "Don't economize!" cries an other. And, as usual, those persons who have been in Ihe habit of economizing will economize and those who haven't been In the habit won't. "Stop Baseball," says the governor of North Carolina. The idea sounds good at first glance—but what would the coonlii do With Ihe sport eds? Dear Talko: We have been re ducing the 11. C. L. in our home by omitting nutmeg from the ap ple pie. Can you recommend a good substitute for flour and corn meal?"— Mabel. Hey dlddle-dlddle. This Is the riddle: The prices jumped over the moon. The food-kings laughed To see such eport, And we all had lunoh on a prune. tios who »Tr« conveying him from Nashville, to Memphis, Term. The moli met the train at Pott* Camp, overpowered the guard, seized the prisoner and Rfler de claring their intention or Htiin -111 ;i 1-ily executing 111111 for Ihe crime, made nil In atltomoliiles. They left in the direction of tho railroad bridge near which the de capitated body or the child wag lon ml some days after she had disappeared while on her way, from home to school. When Person was being tied lo I lie tree, he confessed to kill ing the girl and committing one of the-iiiost horrible sols of bru talities ever recorded In the hls ti'i'y of tho south'* criminal his tory. Holiday in Memphis. The doable lynching, with a third In prospect, has caused a virtual holiday In Memphis. I'ratf tloally every store In the city Ig dosed, -.4 As Person burned, the mother of the dead girl stood and cried. "Let him suffer as ho miidn my little girl stirrer." After the two lynching the mob posted a card declaring, "WO have avenged the death of a red** blooded daughter of the south who died for a negro's fiendish desire." One excited negro chauffeur shouted, "We are through, let'* join the Hermans." He wal threatened by the crowd, but po lice rescued him and turned him over to the federal authorities. Hefore Person was tied to ths tree, he was mutilated. 80 HIGH PUPILS SIGN UP Fifty Bttidents from Stadium high school and 30 student! irom Lincoln high school huve vidua* tcered to work In the harvegt fields next summer. They will be scattered throughout the state. The list is as follows: Lincoln Volunteers. Ellen Hiii iiiiniii. Agnes Dunn, Dorothy Elzner, Luclle I. Parker, Marjorle Richards, Irene Btezer, Claribel Shier, Ruth Sparre, Arta Thorp, Marie C. Tschida, Rachael Van Fossen, Dorothy Zlgler, Ro land Armstrong, Russell H. At how, Lyle Bixby, Henry Bjork land, Walter W. Ilragdon, Archer Browse, Richard Browse, Carl Hi mo tail, Arnold Cassidy, Art Cotton, John \V. Kalin, Arthur Keller, Wesley A. i.anglow, Klendt McMelll, Osborne Holmed, Floyd. Parker, Harold Peterson, Harry Vatn-i 1e... Ooldie Storlle, Everett Wadsworth. suiiliiini Volunteers. Ruth Henry, Ellen Weeki, Catherine Vogel, Anna I idea, Marsellne Turner, Elsie Sword, Arllne Spauldlng, Agnes I. Roa> ers, Edna A. Paul, Agnes M. Ol son, Mulvey Jones, Mildred Me- Cullough, Idaline Krause, Blanch* Curtrlght, Mabel Bloom, llelgk BJorklund, Anna Armelt, Susut Anderson, Harry N. Hokanson, John W. Weir, Howard J. Stone, Oran Stephesno, Arthur Stephae no, Roseoe J. Spannagel, Ronald Savory, Arthur Sanpeck, Wood land R. Roberts, William Red mayne, Stanley Olaen, Oeorge Ball, Berton Negley, Norman W< Menzles, Howard McLeod, Alvln I< Malstroni, Clarence Magnussoa, Har y Johnson, Roy Anderson, Oeorge Hayden, Robert Harsh* berger, Arthur Elmore, R. Perry Fulkerson, Joseph D. CartrlgM, Leo Christensen, Howard Colling, Vester Coutts, Harold Blanton. DECIDE TO CUT 2ND CLASS MAIL RATES (United Preaa Leaned Wire.! WASHINGTON, May 28. — J reduction in the postal rates tm second class mall matter— ntmtf papers and magaxtnes—ee propoe> ed In the revenue bill, wee agrees on today by the house waye u4 means committee.