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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 19 January 1904

'BVCA'R'RIE'R 25 CTS. A MOffTH VOL. 1. No. 26 MORE TESTIMONY IN THE CLALLAM INQUIRY SEATTLK, Jan. 19.—Major At kinson, an oiler ■board the (Jlallam, proved to be a sensational witness today in the official inquiry. His testimony was contradictory to that of the witnesses yesterday, who, in an apparent effort to clear Captain Roberts, attempted to lay the bhune on Chief Kngineer De I^aunay. It was noticeable that Inspector* Whit new and Turner, who are conducting the inquiry, made every possible effort to break down Atkinson's testimony after he had made the damaging statements that he did. Several witnesses preceded Atkinson on the stand. .Edward Heath, who built the Clallam, told what a good boat she was. Captain S. |J. CJiblw, agent and surveyor for the San Francisco underwriters, su. he had examined the Clallam and thought •he was a remarkably good boat. J. T. Heffernan told of the fine ma chinery aboard and of its installation. Quartermaster Meyir was recalled and said a distres...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 19 January 1904

2_ THE TACOMA TIMES Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. Entered at the postoffice at Tacoma. Wa«h., as second-class matter. USES THE SCRIPPS-MTtAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, T6S COMMERCE STREET T. .TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a ..t3f>f!s%Y~ 25 Cents a Month, »3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. a^jg|g^ iB by Carrier or by Ma.l. THE IMPETUOUS AMERICANS There in no getting around the fact that American* are too impetuous, too sud den, toe theatrical. From Minneapolis we have the story of a man who called up a friend over the telephone and announced that something was about to happen. Then he killed his wife ami himself. , • In New York a man was dissatisfied with the number and quality of gift* he received on a recent special occasion. So he shot three persons. And the list could be continued for columns. These half-crazed people are so selha.. in their way that they would, in nearly every instance, visit calamity on the innocent. T...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 19 January 1904

MEMBERS CELEBRATE OPENING OF NEW HALL of At the dedication ceremonies last night ■people were present ' y Grand Secretary L. F. Hart , poke on Progress ot the Order' ; Granu Reure Odd iellowabii. George A. Kllspei man on Objects ,„ Wlge Building"; S£ K v a hjlsptrman, president of the Rebtkahs, on \V»«1 5"?? Encampment", and Grand Warden * R. McLaren of Seattle on Th c . Oruer in Seattle." Professor Herman next rendered a piano solo, which was the con > eluding number on the program. lni . mediately after the program the floor was cleared tor dancing, in which many par ticipated. During the evening refresh ments were served. The new building cost $8,000. It is 50x90 teet in size and one of the most up-to-date 'lodge rooms in the state. .. Kast Tncoma lodge was instituted 11 years ago and has a membership of 238 .. i he officers of the lodge for the year 1904 are; N. G., Rees Burke; V. G., J. S. v , ™er; secretary, J. A. Pease; treasurer, J. I. Stoop; financial secretary 8. A. : H...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 19 January 1904

4 EVADING THE RESPONSIBILITY CHICAGO, Jan. 19.—Chief of Police O'Xi-il and Building Commissioner Will iams were witnesses hi the Iroquois in vestigation this morning. Williams was recalled at h» own request to explain the method* of the building department. He told of a conference with Mayor Harrison and the heads of departments, in which hi m.in instructed to cut expenses in all possible ways. Chief O'Neil denied all responsibility on the part of the police department. CONGRESSMAN IJWHO SEES ALL THE SOILED POLITICAL LINEN WASHINGTON, Jan. 18. Congress man Jas. U. Mann, of Illinois, is chairman of house committee on elections No. I. As such he will be required to superintend the washing of the soiled political linen of a few congressional districts. All the tricks and devices and unwholesome 00NORE88MAM J. R. MANN. method* practiced in ward politics' are thrashed out in painful detail in the con tests for congressional Heats referred 'to the committee. Hearings go on for days, Miiii...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 20 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOJ4TH VOL. 1. No. 27 FIRE FIEND PURSUES ACTORS IN CRIGAGO Two Hundred of Them Barely Escape From the Burning Grand Palace Hotel-Thrilling Rescues Accomplished CHICAGO, Jan. 20.—Fire pursues th» acton* and ax-tresses who still remain in this city. Two hundred of them had nar row escapes from death in a burning hotel this morning. About 3 o'clock flames were discovered bursting up through the elevator shaft in the Grand Palace hotel on North Clark street. An alarm was speedily given, but •o rapid was the progress of the fire that many of the guests of the hotel barely escaped with their lives. Several did not arise when called and firemen and others forced their way through the stifling smoke into the rooms and carried out the in mates. The majority of those in the place were EASTERN MONEY INVESTED HERE E. A. Shores of Ashland, Wis., has pur chased the entire plant and business of the West Coast Lumber company. When the company was organized last July Mr. Shores ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 20 January 1904

2 THE TACOMA TIMES Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. Entered at the toff ice at Tacom a. Wash., as second-class matter. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET.:..!. TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six CenU a rto^ilSfcS^k* 25 enU a Month, $3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. n^gEßjjTSjjcsiapo by Carrier or by Mail. OUT-HERODS HEROD Suppose one of your'children fulls prey to dread diphtheria. The physician «ays, "Antitoxin will wive the child's life." Suppose it cost* $7 for enough antitoxin for the first stage of the disease and $30 for enough to continue the treatment— $37 in all. And suppose your wage* are only $1.25 to $1.60 per day. And suppose lor want of $37 your child dies. You shrink from such a supposition? But it i* not fanciful. It states facts! . Ami further: In such a situation who would be responsible? The antitoxin trust. On January 1, 1904, the three or four wholesale firms that control tile manu fac...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 20 January 1904

WH THEATERS MAY Silt CLOSED CHICAGO, .lan. 20.-Las t night the city council determined that no theaters should be allowed to reopen which did not comply with the revised building ordin ance, Each must have a steel curtain also wide and numerous aisle, and exits' *? rintV ainVays and a .Uthcient stage sprinkler syum. I, is bei.eved that tew ol the playhouses can comply with these requirements in time to open again thU winter, while some will have to be torn down and rebuilt, as they cannot possibly comply with the specifications I>OBSIBIr iMgut i mre church*, and a number of l-übjjc halls were closed yesterday by Building Inspector Williams, for non-com pluuiee with the building ordinance Ihe coroner's jury yesterday afternoon mercilessly dragged Inspector Williams over the coals, making searching inquiries of him on the witness stand. It was plain that the jurors considered Williams was to a large extent responsible for the lroquois holocaust. COMMITTEES MAKE WOKK FOR COUNCIL, Ih...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 20 January 1904

4 AMERICA'S WOOL PRINCE OWNS, - SEVERAL URGE TEXAS COUNTIES 'COMFORT; TVxas, Jan. 20.—1n south west Texas lives a man who ha» built turn self up from nothing into one of the mer chant prince* of America. ('has. Schrei ner, ot Kerrville, Texas,' is the largest wool merchant in the world. He holds three counties ; and holds mortgages on large parts of three others. His sheep runs cover from '400,000 to 500,000 acres, and all the wool raised from San Antonio to the' Hio i Grande passes' through his hands, an amount that aggregates mil lions of pound* annually. Wool buyers come to him 1 from New York, Boston. England and other foreign countries, and his word is of weight' in fixing the price of this article. Schreiner was born in Alsace 62 years ago. lie is related to the Olive Schrei ner whose "Story of a South African Farm" created a sensation a few years ago. lien Mr. Schriiner was a boy his parents came to the new world in the fa mous emigration movement just prior to the war with M...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 21 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOJVTH VOL. 1. No. 28 BANDITS STEAL SAFE FULL OF MONEY ON SOUTHERN PACIFIC Break Into Express Car in a Tunnel and Throw the Safe Out, Without Knowledge of Express Messengers or Any of the Train Crew SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21.—Bulletin.— The Southern Pacific's train known aa the Sunset Limited, westbound, was boarded by maskul men in a tunnel a few Hilrs from Paso Robleg early this morning. The safe was thrown off. Discovery of the robbery was not made until an hour later. The amount in the safe is unknown, but it is believed to have been at least $10,000. Poaseii have gone in pursuit. •Later.—While the train was coming •lowly up the grade into the tunned the robber* boarded it and bat t<-red down the large doom to the first express ear, in which there were no messengers. The door was locked at Sail Luis Obisjio, aftw Beviral thousand* of dollars in money and valuables had been placed in the safe. The train then proatmled northward with the express messengers in ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 21 January 1904

2 THE TACOMA TIMES _ Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. Entered at the postoftice at Tacom a. Wash., as second-class matter. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET.. TELEPHONE MAIN, 733. One Cent ■ Copy, Six Cents a j 1 9jt - M CenU a Month, *3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. C:" ■"'-'. '\. ■'* '''* by Carrier or by Mail. ' j NORTHERN PACIFIC CONTROL OF THE WATERFRONT. The Northern Pacific railway continues to extend its fortifications along ihe waterfront of the city. It is now preparing plans for an extension 1,000 feet long, which will reach from the Flyer dock south to the Commercial dock bunkem. One immense warehouse will occupy thi» stretch of territory. Here is the gist of the situation, quoting the words of a Northern Pacific offi cial: "There la about 1,200 feel of vacant waterfront extending from the Flyer dock to the bunkers. A smoke-house and the International Fisheries company's honors are all that occupy ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 21 January 1904

■El II TIB! BRA IIS IIVITEII WASHINGTON, 1). C Jan" 21 Th (lent a id \1 is. K, l( ,sevelt will give tonight femled fSj"*?*!l ten.ied ■ In addition to the judges of the United .States supreme court the othtr federal courts and the district courts many important Per^esin miliarv and civil life will be present to lend brilliancy to the occasion. President and Mrs Roosevelt will be assisted in receiving in he,. blu« *iF arlT by Mißs AUoe and tie ladles of the cabinet. SECOND ACCIDENT IN TWO DAYS The second street car accident in two da-s occurred last evtning. While one of the open cars on the Sixth avenue line was returning down town it struck Miss bophie isuschman, a school girl. She wag crossing Sixth avenue on 1 street and although she saw the car coming, thought she had time to reach the other aide of the street. It is reported that the car was coming down the hill at full speed and the mo torman was unable to stop until he had run some distance past the crossing The corner of the ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 21 January 1904

4 WOODBURY SPATS BECOME FAMOUS .\r.\ YOUK, Jan. tfJ.-At last New York liaa found a uian upon whom every body can uujte. 'JUim man wears aiili aloci- Hij;.-. ami lie i--ii I .uiit.'l to nun Up Ms ir«u.-«-i>. Hut he i<s also ,1 good, fellow; every iJowery boy is ready lo cheer anu root tor ium. It haa taken • score ot years of aJternate rtturm and "i.ainuia.uy revolu tion to produce this type, «iiii.ii nobody believed could exist, xsut .New, 1 ..IK thinks it worth while. When Tammany retained Joim Atcuaw. Woodbury, rctortu street coruiui«.sioner, * every soul in thin city, Horn theorist- 10 mill, snouted "Amen."' It will pa) you to keep an eye "ii this man Woodbury. borne ua) it is going i" be just this Kind of men who will rule JNew.lork. vi sanity ana stability over the trampled remnants ol theoretical reform and organization corruption. i'liat is, ii cnougn such men can be found. ii took .New Xork a generation to hud vvoodbury. .No one had I* a] '■ 01 "'llllllll wlitjj Low se...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 22 January 1904

3y CARRIER 25 CTS. A MO/fTH VOL. 1. No. 29 TERRIBLE FLOOD AND STORMS IN OHIO LORAINE, 0., Jan. 22 —At noon today 20 vessels were lying helpless in Black river, with the ice jamming against them and water ten feet above normal. The damage has alnady reached half a million. The rain is still falling in torrents. Many people along the river bottoms have 'ett their homes and sought safety in the hills. A great many were compelled to flee for their lives, with nothing but the clothes on their backs. The loss to the shipping interests will be great. Unless the vat<r goes down soon every vessel in the river will be crushed by the icfc piling Up agaimrt them. CLEVELAND. 0.. Jan. 22.-Three of the big steel trust boats, the Moore, Endes and Reis. the latter heavily loaded, broke from their moorings this morniti under oressure of the flood from th(j Cuyahoga .river. All three were swept down the stream and crashed into the Superior street viaduct. The east abuttment of the viaduct is damagA...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 22 January 1904

2 THE TACOMA TIMES __ Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. Entered at the postoffice at Tacom a. Wash., as gecond-class matter. USES THE gCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET. TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a irf&t^^fpy ¥ 25 Cents a Month, |3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. °^^^ 3> by Carrier or by Mail. BLESSINGS (?) OF MONOPOLY If there I**, any sovereign argument in behalf <-.; monopoly, it ought to hold good in the case of a telephone system. The telephone business, if it is to be efficient in reaching the largest possible number of persona, must l)e under one management, and there ii not only -waite, but confusion in having two systems instead of one in any given territory. This is more clearly line of a telephone system than of any other common line of buKines*. It is ii *i<- that monopoly prfseoti its sweetest smile. But some present figures have just been brought to light which show beyond qu...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 22 January 1904

ARMY. NAVY AND SOCIETY .NEW YORK, Jan. 22.-lUause of its distinguished military and naval represen uitui,, the Knickerbocker charity la,, to w fi Ye? »m the "ul baN r<»m 01 the Waldorf-Astoria tonight, will probably exceed as a spectacle anything of the kind seen m New \ork in many years All the important military and naval ' posts this side of Washington, including the "i-Pital itself, Annapolis, Baltimore and Philadelphia, and Governor's Island the Brooklyn navy yard and West Point 'have sent their quota of officers to represent them, and it is safe to predict that in the opening march of honor the ensemble of gold-laced men of naval and military re pute will make a striking picture. The color effects of the. scene will be enriched by the appearance of the officers in their new regulation full dress uniform* which, in the matter of gold lace and other embroidery are by far the most elaborate ever worn by officers of the American army and navy. The proceeds of the ball will be a...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 22 January 1904

!_ NARROW ESCAPE FROM DEATH I. MoCrimnion. driver of an express wagon, bad a narrow eacape from ser ious injury if not instant death in a runaway this morning on Ninth street. He was driving down the hill with a team and heavy covered wagon, and wlicn mar I) .street MM of the reins caught under the tongue and the team I in run. They came down the hill with almost the ipMd of an ex press train. Seeing that he could not gtop them, MoCrimnion jumped from UM wagon just as it. readied C street, and, fortunately, landed without in jury, though he struck the pavement with a good deal of force. Just as he jumped the team swerved to the right and an instant later struck the mail box on the corner of Ninth and C. Both ; were thrown and the wagon turned over on its side across the walk and with the back end in the doorway Of the Taeoma Bazaar. The tongue ijrnK"* off short and the front of the tlgiw was smashed. One of tin' horsi s had a tooth knocked out and iis tongue cut, but the other es ca...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 23 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOJVTH VOL. 1. No. 30 FLOODS IN THE EAST DO GREAT DAMAGE WHEELING, Jan. 23.—There was 37 feet of water here at 8 a. m. today and 45 feet is expqcted. There is a general exodus from the lowlands. There is much suffering already among the many exposed to the flood, which will be increased if the cold waves comes as predicted. YOUNGSTOWN, 0., Jan. 23.—The flood now exceeds any every known. The city is without lights. PITTSBURG, Pa., Jan. 23.-The river this morning is 29 feet above normal and rising nearly three inches an hour. Thirty feet is expected today. The damage al ready amounts to haif a million in this city and harbor. Four thousand men are idle and traffic is suspended on the river front. SHARON, Pa., Jan. 23.—The Sharpsyille bridge was swept away, drowning Victor Dunham and three laborers this morning. The water is the highest ever known and is still rising. All trains between Cleve land and Pittsbuig are abandoned, the tracks being five feet under water....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 23 January 1904

2 _ THE TACOMA TIMES Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. Entered at the po«tofnce at Tacom a. Wash., as iecond-clans matter. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OKFICK, 7« COMMERCE STREET TELEPHONE MA IN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six CenU a t- . V'' t . 25 CenU a Month, $3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. by Carrier or by Mail. YOUR SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT The death of .Tames L. Wair of St. Louis at Kusti.H, Florida, last Saturday, pointn a moral if it dot's not adorn a tale. Let us briefly go over this dramatic life narrative, if only for th* moral. Blair was the «on of the famous Gen cral Frank P. Blair. He was handsome, talented, successful. He wan chief counsel to the World's fair at a salary of $25,000. Ilia wife, a leader of society, was president of the board of lady managers, lit $10,000 a year, lie owned one of the handsomest residences in the fashionable sub urbs. He delivered lectures to young men on commercial Integrity- In short, he was p...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 23 January 1904

FORGER IS CAPTURED Clinton H. Campbell was put behind the bars of the county jail yesterday by Sher iff Denholm. ll e i, accused of taking Horn the room oi MtM Ague* .\kn „, , tSibfJZ jewelrf^ UI '"*"" , i M theft occurred a month ago and Campbell was suspected, but he. hid left town and th, officers could not get on his After hiding in the Puyallup valley for two days he made hi, appearance in Au burn with an unknown woman uud a ". tempted to cash the $110 eertinate of de posit, on wlm-h he BUCCeede»i in getting *20. Ihe cashier at the Auburn bank was rather reluctant about cashing the cer tificate but Campbell ii said to have point ed to the dHi pin, bearing the name of Agnes McNair which the woman with him wore, and assured the cashier that it was all right. As soon as the certificate had reached the bank at Elton, Colorado a telegram came back to Auburn notify ing the bank officials that forgery had been committed. Thinking, perhaps, the woman in the Tt mg M pof?ibl3r i.f, his w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 23 January 1904

4 CHRISTENING OF THE FLAG OF PANAMA PANAMA, Jan. 23.—The accompanying photograph is the scene when tin- flag of. the republic of Panama was christened. The ceremony took place in the military pa radii grounds of the city, before about 3,000 spectator!. As sponsors ■ for the flag there were RADIUM CHANGES TO HELIUM IN FEW DAYS LONDON. Jan. 23.—Sir William Ram sey, tli.i noted chemist, in a lecture slated thai metal radium can change into helium, 1 iiu heavy gas emitted by radium shows at lirxt in tne spectrum analysis the lines <>t' radium; the spectrum of the gas, how ever, if inclosed in a tube, gradually changes till tin- distinct spectrum of heli um becomes visible. The changing process begins on the fourth and ends on the 12th day. It lias, therefore, been observed for the first time how one element changes into another, Professor Ramsey expressed the opinion that all elements, perhaps, change slowly, but that man does not Jive long enough to observe ill" change. Sir- Will...

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