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I.W.W. TRIAL CENTERS HERE!
What WOULD Everett True do to the kaiser? Haven't you wondered about that? Well, the answer appears today on page 4. ACCUSE DRUGGISTS OF BOOTLEGGING 8-HR. DAY INVOLVED IN CASE Around tlie activities of the I. W. W. in Tacooia and the Northwest, particularly in the lumber camps and mills and the harvest fields, the -govern ment is centering its interest in preparation for the coming trial of leaders of the organiza tion in Chicago. These prq.arations indicate the trial will rank with tlie country's most famous labor hearings— Haynmrket rioters, Molly McGuire's in Pennsyl vania, and McNamara dyna miters. Each member of the 1. W. W, In Tacoma and elsewhere is being assessed 50 cents to employ U.c best legal talent ontainahle. The activities of James Rowan in Seattle and letters from him to Haywood, national I. W. W. sec retary, will figure largely in de termining the guilt o ftlie organi sation leaders in hampering America in the war. The I. W. W. defease, ns indicat ed by statements in "Solidarity," the I. W. W. organ, will be a gen eral and categorical denial of all charges of sedition and pro-Ge- nian activities. The support of Secretary of War Baker and of Gov. Lister, -Washington, in behalf of the I. W. W.s fight for the eight-hour day and bebter^working conditions !n the northwestern lumber camps -111 be cited. Aid given by I. W. W. toward extinguishing rather than starting forest fires will eb claimed. Sa botage in principle, will be ad mitted. Nation-Wide Plot 11 nllert Preaa l.eaaed Wire.) CHICAGO, Oct. 2.—A nation wide plot to paralyze Industries, thwart military operations, ob struct conscription and cause America to lose the war is divulged In the evidence upon which 166 members of the I. 'W. W. were indicted in Chicago. William D. Haywood of Chi cago, international secretary and treasurer, and Frank .Little, who was lynched In Butte, Mont., are alleged to have been the ring leaders. ' I Others frequently mentioned In the Indictments are Ralph H. Chaplin, RichaiH Brazier, William Wiretola, James Rowan, Francis Miller and Charles L. Lambert. About half the indicted men are under arrest, federal officials stat ed today. Search for the others (Continued on Pago Five.) CONGRESSMEN GOING HOME Olalted Preaa Leaaed Wire.) WASHINGTON, D. •C., Oct. 2. —With adjournment near, many ■ congressmen are returning to their districts to aid the Liberty loan campaign today. By the end of this week or the middle of next, the session Is ex pected to finish its work, leaving 435 representatives and 86 sena tors free to tour m> an<l down the country telling the causes and purposes of the war. GOV. QUITTING TO JOIN ARMY UTaltnl Preaa l.eaaed Wlrr.) UNCOLN, Neb., Oct. I. —Gov. Keith Neville has accepted the colonelcy of the Seventh Nebraska national guard regiment now nearly organized and will resign . tha offlve of governor of Nebras ka whenever the regiment Is mus tered into tlie federal service, Mystery! Torger, Famed Bloodhound, Is Among Missing Lost! Torger, the famous county bandit-chasing blood hound. Where is be? Who's seen him? No one knows, Sound the alarum! Sh! Can it be possible that Torger, whose tender nose has been pointed so often to ward a scent, has at last found one? Can it be that the pride of the sheriff's heart may even now be bringing in an elusive criminal by the heels? Dark mystery surrounds the disappearance. When last officially heard from, Torger was pulling at his leash thru the deep for ests, straining his olfactory nerves to catch a scent of Bennett Stoddart, suspected assailant of a little Carbona do girl. Stoddart is stil lat large. So is Torger. He just simply dropped from sight, that's all. One theory advanced at the sheriff's office Is that the sturdy bloodhound has wan dered of fon his own hook on the trail of a landing for the new county ferry. A report last night that he had been seen at Meadow Park on the trail of one of Prosecutor Remann's golf ANOTHER GREAT QUOTA OF DRAFTED SAMMIES ON WAY TO CAMP LEWIS Everything Is in readiness at Camp Lewis for the arrival of the second great contingent of the national army. Many of the men from the dis tricts farthest" away are now on their way and the first special trains carrying them will arrive In camp Wednesday. Then for a period of five days special trains will arrive every few hours during the day and night until by Sunday night all but the stragglers will be here. The contingent numbers approx imately 18,000 men and consists of 40 per cent of the entire quota raised by the ti^ft. The sched ules of their arrival are now be ing made out by the receiving of ficers and they are fully prepared to handle the men as rapidly as they come. From Southwest. The first contingent will arrive at 12:04 p. m. Wednesday from Mason, Pacific, Grays Hart)or and Thurston counties. The contin gent will number 268 men. At 1:15 p. *m. the Clark county quota, numbering 69 men, will arive and 9 p. m. the Clatsop and Columns men, 42 strong, will be here. * The Pierce county and Tacoma men, 163 of them, will arrive at 5:40 p. m. 8:60 v. m. the 22 men from Wahiaknm wUI arrive. The total for the firsTday will be 654 men. Practically the same system of handling will be used as that de vised to take care.of the first con tingents. The men will be un loaded from the trains at the head quarters spur and lined up accord ing to districts. They will then be marched to |he long receiving shed and the roll called. Take Precaution*. Froiff there they will march past the auto trucks which will convey their baggage to tue bar racks. The preliminary inspection, to protect against the sdsnlssion of men with contagious diseases will be held before the men reach the barracks. They will be marched thru a little tent pear the receiv ing shed and there the doctors wiM give them the "once over." The examination will take but a few seconds for each man and when it ffrthru the men win march to the barracks and receive their blankets and bunks. Special care Is being aken nt the points of embarkation in wet states to prevent a recurrence of the disorder that marked the ar The Tacoma Times rfololo^oolootloooooolo^^oooio<oi__Wtoo_tlt_ofttlo lc A COPT. Mm_wjm__LCJ'uu'ju* ■ri.rij-i.qriri.rii-n-ii- vrrMV, ir*r .-, .-,_._.._._._._._....... m mn*-mm_m_m_mm_^o_mmm^_-tt TACOMA, WASHINGTON. TUESDAY, OCTOBER, 2, 1?)17. lihlls. proved to be without foundation. A nPw clue which officials are working on is that the noble animal has found a trace of one of the county road diHtrict funds, and a watch is being kept on all Puyallup valley roadways. The hunt is on. Pierce county's famous hunter Is being hunted. Deputy Sheriff Frank lxingmlra has disappeared In to the forest*. The sheriff's brother claims direct property rights 10 ll I (ul hound Torger, and holds the pedigree in his possession. Torger Is the special pride -of his heart, which is believed to be nearly splitting. Exactly whither Frank l.oiigmlrc has gone, no one can say. But somewhere in the deep shade of lofty firs master is hunting dog, and dog is hunting—who can say? From out the shades may even now be echoing the huntsman's cry: "Here Torger. Mere Tor ger." But the noble bloodhound does not answer. Anyway, there Is one man, Deputy Sheriff Pete Stenuo, who says he thinks it is en tirely possible that Torger may come back and bring home the baoon. rival of the Montana contingent last week. System Readjr. The Montana "outfit" carried sufficient booze with X, It In said, to "sink a battleship." At the re quest of the government the local boards in wet states will search every train before it leaves. la addition, in some of the towns the local authorities will close the saloons for 86 hours in advance of the leaving of the troopa. Major Clark Lynn, receiving officer, has issued orders to h!s officers, which do not brook well for men who arrive In camp drunk. A guard will be at the re ceiving shed and at the first Indi cation of trouble the new arrivals will be marched to the guard house. Experience with the first con tingents has shown that many of the men arrive in camp suffering from minor ailments and for that reason an ambulance will be in waiting at wXX times during tne mobilization here. MaJ. Lynn has a staff or 54 of ficers to assist in handling the troops ar.d so nearly perfect Is the system that It is said that but one hour Is necessary to handle 800 "casuals" as the new men are called In army parlance. Idaho Laat. Thusday 1,874 men will arrive, from all parts of Washington and Oregon. The first train, carrying men from Oregon, will draw Into the spur here at 4 a. m., and the last at 11:15 p. m. The last train will bring 377 men from Idaho. While no definite orders have been issued as yet, It is probable that the new men will be placed In the present organizations until they are filled and the remainder used to form training battalions. The new organization, which Is patterned after that used In con tinental armies, provides tor 250 men in a company with one can tain and four lieutenants. This plan, it is rumored, will be put Into practice here as soon aa the new men are all here. CLOSED SHOP ONLY STRIKE ISSUE LEFT (trailed Preaa Leased Wlre.i PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. I. —Only adjustment of the closed shop de mand prevents settlement of the Portland shipyard strike, It became known today. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA. Prominent Dog Writes About Disappearance Bowser, special corre_t|j«M_d_«it of the Tacoma Times, who is with a puase hunting for flu- famous county bloodhound Turgor. . He cause of his insight into the cluu-- | m'tcr of Torger, you'll l»e Interest ed in what lie has to say. By Bowser ' (-Spool* 1 correspondent c>f Tlio , Times.) SOMEWHERE IN PIERCE COUNTY, Oct. 2.--A dog Ih one of , the -most easily misunderstood beings In captivity. If he is a real dog—not a dog slacker or an aristocratic loafer— he Is expected never to make a mistake. "You can always trust Fido," people say, not reattslxng that dogs, as well as human beings, can get off on the wrong nose. Dogs also are very sensitive. Bloodhounds especially sensitive about their scent. What, in my opinion, Is the rea > son behind the sudden disappear ance of the famous county lilood -11 hound Torger, for whom tho woods here are being combed to day. i Stung 10 the quick by the re 1 peated failure of his scent to work In the right direction, and fearing ■ the reproach of the public, Torget, f I believe, has wandered off on hit ; own hook to "make good." t All the circumstances in the i case, so far as I have been able to . look Into them, make me con vinced that the object of his - search Is the county ferry landing. i I believe that if he returns he'll > bring the landing with him. t With his right to be a biood i hound vindicated, Torger may re -3 turn to his friends In Tacoma a hero. You must bear In mind that this , famous dog may not be wholly to 1 blame for the past condition of 5 his nose. Very often a slight > circumstance will play hob with i any thorobred's muisle. i It is my personal opinion that they've been feeding Torger »oo j much meat, tho I wouldn't care to . be quoted [ BILL WEEDS ; OUT SEDITION I (I ailed Preaa Leaxed Wlre.i t WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 2.— ) President Wilson today signed the trading with the enemy bill. It provides that seditious matter shali not be given freedom of the malls, that there shall be no busi ness transaction between this and ' enemy countries, and that enemy , aliens doing business in this coun try shall,be licensed to continue i business. ) Clearings f 786.162.5S I Balance* 83,88(1.20 Transactions . 2 O88,31».0» Revoke Licenses of These DoctoJs If They Are Guilty Tho police formally accuse two practicing physicians of selling vast niiinbeis of liquor prescriptions. Other doctors are engaged in this business, it is charged. The Times has no desire to try these men's caaes in advance of court proceedings nor to jump at lhe conclusion they are guilty. However, if they are found to be engaged in such business, the sooner they are sup pressed the better. They should be punished severely under the law and, what is vastly more important, their licenses to practice in this state should be revoked without hesita tion. If certain Tacoma druggists have been in cahoots with doctors who would so prostitute their profession, the maximum sentence, whatever it may he, is no more than plenty. If we are to have a dry state— and that is what the people have decided —the venal doc tor and the crooked druggist will have to walk the plank along with madhouse keepers, Billingslevs and the rest of the Bootleg fam ily. In fact they are entitled to much less con sideration, because in committing their of fense they also drag into the mire one of the oldest and finest of professions and an honest, essential trade. Oh, Fellas, One of You Please Introduce Ed Wheeler to the Doc! By Edgar 0. Wheeler Idaten, folks, can any of )(iii put me nr>xt to a friend tvtio knows a friend who knows a personal friend of Dr. Thomas J. Plersol, oat the IOUi floor of the National Realty building? The oat is out on the drugstore booze,.and the prescription busi ness right now is on the "lay low." Whether It's entirely the blink you can Judge for >onrself, alter a talk with the doctors' nurse, or from a conversation I had with her which I will relate. • • • From the robust look of the young gentlemen patients I saw during two visits to Dr. Pier-sol's office (before the police spilled tlie beans) and the dispatch with which their ailments are taken care of, Plerson must be a great doctor. I cant' say for sure, because I never saw the doc. There Is a waiting room in his offices, then an Inner sanctum, then an inner most sanctum behind that. I'm inclined to believe the doc tor sits there^unless there may be a yet inner sanctum behind that. The nurse does the talking. The first time I called, several patients were sitting in the wait ing room. The doctor was "busy," the nurse 'bobbed out and said. The seoond time there was only one patient waiting. I had hard ly entered when the nurse breezed out. "Want to see the doctor for a minute?" she asked before I had a chance to open, my mouth. I began wondering'if I looked as sick as all that. "Yes," I told her. Step in here. then.". And she showed me Into the first inner sanctum. Hhe %ot me Inside and •closed (he door. Then she arranged herself with her back to the door of the sec ond inner santam, and with out giving me a chance to state my business with the doc, looked me in the eye and stated the doctor's business to "Want n prescription?" "Yet," I told her. It was the lc A COPY. VOI.. XIV. NO. 242. truth, only don't breathe to my wife or anybody. "When did you get one last?" "I never got one here before." The truth again. "Who sent you here?" "A fellow In a drugstore down here on Pacific avenue. That wasn't the truth (the editor sent me); but it was the finish. "I'm sorry," said the nurse, in a very kindly manner, "'but the doctor isn't writing prescriptions any more. He is only* writing them for his own personal friends." "I'm sorry," she repeated, st she opened the door to show me the way out. Why didn't she ask me If I was a personal friend of the doctor, right at the start, and be done with It? But then, I suppose a friend might technically mean a friend of a friend of a friend of his. ... FATAL SHOT PLEASES BABY (Vailed Preaa Leased Wlre.i SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2.— While his two-year-old baby sat on the floor and watched the tragedy, Edgar Guard, aged 38, shot and killed his wife today and then shot himself twice. He will die. Guard had been out of work, and neighbors said his wife ac cused hfm of not providing prop erly for his family. When neighbors reached the home they found the baby glee fully shouting over the noise the revolver had made. - * - Rally at Club The monthly membership ral lies of the- Commercial club, which have been suspended durint the summer, will begta again with a meeting at the club rooms Tues day night at 8 o'clock. Or. Carleton W. Parker, dean ot business administration at the University of Washington, will be the principal speaker. Home Edition Tonight and Wednesday: Probably rain, cooler to night. POLICE PROSECUTING; 00CI00S UNO STORES Starting a crusade again*! ilnij; and physicians in TiU'mna that have laken part in the recent huge nn]x>rt;Uiom and sale of h(|ii<>r, jiolice and slit-tiff's officers raided fivi downtown drug stores Monday afternoon, and issued wai> rants foe tlie arrest of two physicians. It was llw largest raid conduced in Tacoma since the state went dry. More than 500 bottles of whisky were seised, to* get her with scleral barrels of alcohol, an assortment of niisceU lancou.s liquors, and a large quantity of "essence" used in ths manufacture of adulterated liquors. Drug stores raided were tlie Crown Drug Co., 1132 P» cific; McMillan Bros., 1111 Broadway; Tacoina Drug Oji. 1323 Pacific; Victor 11. Mai si nun, otli and Broadway, and the drug department of the Stone-l-'ishti Co. F.ach is fornwlly charged with having lienor in stink for the purjxise of illegal Kadi store is prohibited from selling any liquors until the ', charges are disjxised of. Warrants Issued for Doctors, Charging Them With Illegally Prescribing Liquor Warrants were issued for the arrest of Dr. T. J. Picrsol, Na tional Realty Bldg., antl Dr. Martin F. Van Buren, 5401 Sa M street, charging them witli issuing illegal prescription! '•'« for liquor. They were to he arrested Tuesday afternoon. I lice ",.(i.iio, c. witli members of the [x lice and shcriffV«« combined dry squads, have been quietly obtaining evidence ''4 against physicians antl drug sitors for the past three weeks. A' % large number <>-f alleged fraudulent prescriptions have been |3 obtained from each of the psysicians. the police say. -i // is also charged that liquor ami alcohol hare been purchased j from the drug stores without prescriptions, that the stores hat* "3 been adulterating the liquors, and thai one of the stores had a 1 process for making almost any kind of liquor known lo a mod- ) cm bail mm or cafe. 1 After making all preparations, 15 officers swooped simul taneously down ui>on the five drug stores Monday afternoon. Prescriptions and liquor records in each store were seized first 1. Then officers began a careful search of the stores. * Raid Interrupts Sales to Customers in Two Stores; $1 Apiece for Prescriptions In the Crown drug store bottles of liquor were found all over the place, tucked in out-of-the-way places and hidden in old boxes and drawers, the police say. While the raid on the Crown was in progress, six persona entered the store with prescriptions' for liquor, signed! by local physicians. In the Malstrom store five men asked for liquor while of~ '^ ficers were raiding the booze. The two iJiysicians were m«t arrested Monday because dep uties in the prosecuting attorney's office were unable to draw up the papers. Dr. Piersol has been issuing prescriptions at his office for $i apiece, the police detectives say. On one occasion a police ope* ative visited the doctor's office and found him alwent. A young woman clerk in the ofiice obligingly wrote out a whisk* prescription for the detective, the jnilice charge. Dr. Van Buren Made Office in Vacant Room Above Crown Drug Store, Is Police Charge Dr. Van Buren, one of tile pioneer physicians of Tacoma, has no downtown office, but has maintained headquarters re cently in a vacant room upstairs over the Crow drug store, the police declare. He has also issued prescriptions for stipulated (PonUnwed on Page g.) *_" i[ Talk o* tbe Times , • Greetings, isn't It- almat time for somebody to propone a sane Hallowe'en for thla year? "Steel Prices Cut In Half by President." "Price Is Fair; E. H. fiary." Question: What wer&they be fore? . THE ONLY WAV TO ELCDK THE . AI.TITI DlNOl'g RXPKNMK OF EXISTING (From the Fdtt Dodge, la., Messenger.) After this date I will not pay any bills, not even on written or ders signed hy me. CATHERINE WALROO. : BOUND TO GIVE HER CREDIT i Bora, to Mr. and Mrs. ' D«1I i Davis and wife on Thursday, ai son. —California (P»./ Sentinel. I What has become of the o. f. "Oeutadiland fiber 3 Allea"? -p. "HOW THE MONEY ROt_I_BUN!" Mr. Jones comes to sss Sit I* Monday; • "^* For a quarter 1 keep oat a Sight. • : 'JB Mr. Brown comes to sperkln' i Wednesday; For a Jitney I bid then %m night. >i:iai Mr. Watson he sees her oaMi He hands ate a dime, k thin. ' •* *ij|_^___. Mr. Johnson's ths sucker ou I