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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 27 June 1904

4 TACOMA SWEDES 110 BIGGEST PULL Fire-thousand people from Taco «a, Seattle and Everett went to one s Landing yesterday and very enthntlastlcally aided the Swedish organisations of Puget Sound In cele brating their nineteenth annual pic nic. The park, which Is naturally very attractive, was decorated with red. white and blue bunting, and a large Maypole had been erected near the center of the grove. Fully 8.000 people from this city took advantage of the idea) picnic weather and went to the park with well filled baskets of good things to eat. Here they were joined by a* many more from Seattle, who were taken to the land ing by the steamers Utopia and Gertrude. Among the societies present were th« Valhalla society of Tacoma, the Swedish club of Seattle and the Mon itor dub of Everett. The members of the Utter society and their friends to the number of 1,000 mine down from Everett on the steamer Tele praph. The day was pleasantly spent In dancing and athletic sports. The athletic prog...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 28 June 1904

Independent in All Things vol. i. no. ui4. SEI-COH TELEPHONE SHOW SCORES I GREAT LOCAL SUCCESS Manager Sands of the Sunset Exclaims, "Ah, There You Bloody Villain!" and Jugs His Op ponent of the Independent Co.—Only to Let Him Loose Again==Now the Heavens Are Streaked With Red and the Dogs of War Are Turned Loose A clever scheme, engineered by Manager A. C. Sands of the Sunset Telephone company, to throw con- Bternation into the camp of the Inde pendent company, has enlivened things. Manager Sands' plan was to have Frank Mortimer, the local represen tative of the Independent company, in jail at the time of the meeting of the franchise committee tonight, and not until he had carried the plot through to the bitter end did he ad mit that It had miscarried. The scheme, which was started last Saturday and well carried out, culminated last evening when Mr. Sands telephoned the police, from the Jones building and had Mortimer and his own solicitor arrested. The two were taken to the police...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 28 June 1904

I THE TACOMA TIMES Kvotj i >. nine K\if|.t Smidnj by The Tarnma Times Publishing Company Entered at the post office at Tacorna. Wash., as second class matter. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 7fiß COMMERCE STREET. „ „TELEPHONE MAIN 7::.: One ('< nt a Copy, Six Cents a jrcdSSSSlC^r,, 25 cents a Month. $3 a Year, M'eeK. by Carrier or by v Mall. v*Zgigg&^ by Carrier or by Mall. DIED TO MAKE GOOD You can't 101 l what Is inside of a man by looking at him. There Is Robert H. Plank of Macon, Oa., the banker whose re rent failure and suicide created a great sensation in his section. *". No man in the community stood higher than Plank, hut when he failed thousands proclaimed him a criminal. Ho was charged with the deliberate misappropriation of funds of hard working people and the pit tances of widows and children. On every street corner he was de nounced as a scoundrel. The sequel shows that he overreached himself in enterprises for the public good and was ...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 28 June 1904

CONVICTED MINISTER Mill BE SET FREE AFTER SERVING NINE YEARS INDIANAPOLIB, Ind., June 28.— The principal matter before the <iUHil.il> mating of (he. board of pardons in session at the capitol to day is s strong petition for the par don of William R. Hinshaw. the Methodist minister who is serving a life sentence in the state prison at Michigan City for the murder of his I wire. The petition is signed by per sons of prominence and influence in the stale and strong hopes are ex pressed that ii may result in the release of the convicted man The Hinshaw murder' is one of the most remarkable crimes in the his tory- of Indiana, and, although Hin shaw was convicted and ihe supreme court approved the finding of the trial Court, there are many persons who continue to believe Hinshaw ln nocenl Of the crime. The murder occurred at Belleville, Hendrlcks county, about 1 a. m., January io, 18u5. Htnshaw's story was thai burglars got into the house and thai he and his wife hud a des perate fi...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 28 June 1904

' . THIRD RAIL OF INTERURBAN ROAD MOVES TOWARD TACOMA The contact, or third rail, used for transmitting electric, power- from Tacoma to Seattle for operating the cars of the Puget Sound Electric rail way,-is alive, It Is alive in two penses.of the word. It. is alive in thai it carries 600 volts of electrical >nergy, and, It In alive, or at least baa every indication of being so. in ; that -It'crawls to the south, breaks the insulators which support It, tear* up; ties from their snug places In the roadbed and breaks the contact •of the soldered bonds which join ttie ends of the rails, j Since the company Inaugurated this 'system ii has been generally known that the third rail is "alive" When 1; observed, \from an electrical point of .view,, but not until recently did ii become known that the steel rails actually, had the properties of life. Such Is the case, however, and the engineering department of the mad is tinditiK It a «i i Hi « ■ 111 matter lo overcome this activity. Throug...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 29 June 1904

Independent in Ail Things VOI,. 1. xo. 1«.-,. STANDARD OIL MAGNATE MAY BE FACTOR IN THE TIDE-LAND DEAL Rockefeller Wants Railway to Pacific Coast to Handle Product of Alaskan Oil Fields— Owns majority of Stock in the Milwaukee Road People who claim to know the Situ ation and are in dose touch with the tide-land manipulators state that ttie hand of Rockefeller will soon be seen In the deal. There are several rea sons why Mr. Rockefeller wants to control railroads in the Pacific Nortn- West. The Standard Oil company, of Which Mr. Rockefeller is the head, has large areas of oil lauds in Alas ka. It must have headquarters somewhere on the North Pacific Coast. On account of iis nearness to the Alaska oil fields and its excep tional advantages as a seaport, Ta coma is naturally looked to. Controls Muny Roads. The Standard Oil company con trols a vasi majority of tin- roads in the West. In fact, with the ex ception of the Hill interests, the Northern Pacific and a few smaller roods, it has...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 29 June 1904

t THE TACOMA TIMES Kvcry Kvenin;* I'xcrpl Sunday !»y Tlie Tail HIM Times Publishing Company Entered at the post office at Tacoma, Wash., as second-class matter. . USES THE SCRIPPS-MRAE TELEC.RAPIUC NEWS SERVICE. , t-'T' """*• •""—.'*;" "i"."" "TT"T^t-.t" * "■"•■ „'. '„:,"',' ■ -"■' ■--tttt~. —r~ —rT'".~.~:'_;-:-'-..:':,-, „ ~— :' - * -^-*~-t" ~*'""" -r~——~ •OFFICE, V-.v COMMERCE STREET. . TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a 25 cents a Month, $.: a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mall. *^^B^* by Carrier or by Mail THE "RUBES' AND THE T. R. <£ P. Isn't it about Una for "the city folks" to stop laughing at "the rubes" from the country, who yield so readily 10 the allurement* of the flimflam artist and the man with the gold Brick? There are more "rubes," ten to one, in American cities than there are in the country. The city "rubes" are the Hi'ii mo allow themselves to be flimflam 'med out of their rights as citizens, and their communities to he fleeced, l>> plausible ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 29 June 1904

FOUR U. S. WARSHIPS TO BE A FEATURE OF BIG CELEBRATION Recording to a dispatch received from Rear Admiral <Jlas*. command ing the Pacific squadron, four war ships will be in Tacoma harbor dur ing the Fourth of July celebration. Th.\v are the XeW York, Concord. Henninglon and Marblehead. The Bquadron is now at the Puget Sound navj yard. The New York is the flagship of the squadron and is one of 1 lie largest ships in the navy. Be TIGERS LAND RECORD GAME Pacific Coast league Standing. Won. Lost. Pet. Tacoma 51 37 .580 Seattle 47 39 .547 Los Angeles 48 40 .545 Oakland 47 40 .540 San Francisco ?," 49 .480 Portland L'!t 51 .:; |;i After 1 ho regular nine innings had been played yesterday the Tigers and Angels settled down and gave the tans nil exhibition of big league ball. With the score tied in the eighth chapter, both teams fought every inch of the way during the remaining five Innlnga until the lucky Tigers finally pulled in the necessary run. Up to the eighth, however, the fans s...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 29 June 1904

£•:« MURDER OF CHINESE REVIVES MUSTERY OF GIRL'S DEATH • OLYMPIA, June 29.—The belief that the murder of Don Yin. a Chi nese vegetable vender, in his own dooryard In this city about a week .ago, was done to conceal facts con ' cernlng the death; of a young Olyrn pia woman in this city nearly six years ago, ia.floid to have led to 'the placing of the formal charge of murder against Lum/ Joe, the China man who has been under arrest since the night of the mysterious (booting ■of Don Yin, who, before he died, named 1-iun Joe as nix probable as- Basein. ; . '*„ '. • The theory of the prosecution Is Raid to be thai this* young woman, Misti Kfiie Cullen, a printer by occu puatlon, of: good v family and widely known, came to her death in' Lum Joe's shark. -,^- , Miss Cullen's body was found in Olympia hay. near tin Eighth street bridge, In' November, 1808. The fact that she had been .very despondent led many to believe that the had committed* suicide, but subsequent THE LAST GALLANT STAND i...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 30 June 1904

Independent in All Things VOL. I. xo. 1««. JAPS' MOVEMENT WILL CUT OFF RUSSIANS' CHANGE 10 RETREAT Kuropatkin May Find Himself in a Box And be Compelled to Fight-Japanese Ministers Hold Important Conference LIAO YANG, .lime 30.—-General Kuroki, having- forced the- Russians from MotlenllDg pass, is now advanc ing toward this place. Should he reach here he will have cut off tlu retreat of General Kuropatkin, who is at Haieheng. ROME, June :io.—A telegram from Toldo toda> states that a meet ing of the council of ministers was held there this morning, with the mikado presiding- Field Marshal Oyama, who will assume charge of the Japanese forces in the field, was nlso present. Will Ask Enemy to Surrender. It was decided that after the fall of Port Arthur and after the Rus sians have evacuated Llao Yang General Oyama should address an ultimatum to General Kuropatkfn asking him to surrender and avoid further bloodshed. it was also decided that General Oyoma should send a copy of the ulti...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 30 June 1904

9 THE TACOMA TIMES Kvery Evening Krcept 9—day by The Tticoma Times Publishing Company Entered at the postofflcc at Tacoma, 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 Cents a ,/&&&£*.. 25 cents a Month, $3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. *"<^j|^> ' by Carrier or by Mall. ORIGIN OF A Cf?/ME LIES IIS A THOUGHT The origin of all crime lies lm< k of the ■.•Jek temper which i. tho hand whii h held the knife. The ortpin of crime lies in ■ thought. A <rime la tIM result of a ■ of thoughts, the Brsi of whi<h ma] bare lodged In the brain of an innocent child. Men who have studied the workings of the human mind tell us that each thought makes a track upon the brain. That the Mine thought al ways travels over the .same path. They tell us that the track deepens as the thought passes more and more frequently over the path until the thread-like track becomes...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 30 June 1904

10 MOID IS DEMANDED OF TACOMA" SAYS MR. MORTIMER (Continued from First Page.) authorized for the full value, or for » sum very much In excess of the value of the plant, meaning the Independent plants. Up to the date of January Ist, 1908, the Bell exchanges, the Sunset being one of their companies, had 1,277,983 subscribers, their companies are capitalized for $373,583,809. The capitalization per subscriber being $417. "At the MOM date the Independent ex change* throughout the United States hud 1,370,000, with ■ capitalization of $200,100, --000, with a capitalization per subscriber of 1148. This report is taken out of telephone Journal*, it also shows that there are more Independent telephones throughout the United States than in the Hell system. The next statement of Mr. Glass is to the affect thai the Los Angeles company is not making interest on its outstanding bonds, «nd dividends being paid on the stock. This Is a barefaced falsehood. A statement made by the Home Telephone comp...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 30 June 1904

4 MINES TIED UP AND STRIKERS PLAY BALL IBSAQUAH, June 30.—The entire force of miners of the luiaquah Coal Mining; company still remain out, and'uncertainty overhangs the situa tion. Two deputy sheriffs have been detailed.to preserve the peace, but bo : far . their presence has not been needed. " Though thin promisee to be a long and bitter struggle, there is little In the appearance of the town to indi cate that it is in the throes of labor troubles, unless impromptu baseball games and other holiday sports could be considered such. ;.With its company stores, where miners get coupons and give prom issory notes by which the company has a check on how much they are upending in , these company stores; wi'h alleged discriminations and with" misrepresentations on the part of the, company, officials,,the miners have WHiiy alleged grievances to discuss," but they, are/ on' the whole, quiet and peaceful, and there is ab solutely no indication, on the surface at least, that there It to be any...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 1 July 1904

Independent in Ail Things VOL. 1. NO. 167. DEMOCRATIC FACTIONS JOCKEY FOR START IN BIG CONVENTION Presidential Candidates Opem Headquarters and Active Campaign Commences—Parker Hearst, Harmon, Gorman and Possibly Cleveland All in the Fight ST. LOUIS, July I.—"Arizona is instructed for Hearst, but after the second ballot it will support Park er," said J. H. Breathitt, national coniniitteeman from that territory, that morning. "In my opinion, the New York jurisi will be nominated on the third or fourth ballot." What About Bryan? On almost every proposition now advanced here there is the query, "What will Hryan do about it?" The The Nebraskan will arrive Sunday according to present plHne. McClellan and Hose. It became known today that Bry an will urge that any man who did not support the ticket in 1896 or 1900 would make a weak candidate. Few of the so-called conservatives will fill that bill. McClellah and Rose is the ticket that is being quietly tipped by a leading member of the Mich...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 1 July 1904

•. THE TACOMA TIMES ___ Krcry KvPiiing K\< rpt Sunday by The Taroma Times Publishing Company Entered at the postoffice at Tacoina, Wash., as second class matter. . USES THE < KII'PSMKA, TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OKI' 768 COMMERCE STREET, t... TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a tflfiffiaV 25 cents a Month, $3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mall. ?^jj^^^ by Carrier or by Mall. THE PLACIDITY OF MR. HART Lorn f ll.iii doesn't like the uiik> nipathetie way In which The lini'-i talked about iiiy "rubes" two days ago. Nor does In- approve of ■ionaj crltlclanu of the Tacotna Railway & Power com- ■ 'oinniiiiiii aiioti. printed in this paper > <-ki«-ida.\. deserves attea for Mr Han is a sincere aad hottest pub, and is not to be con* • d for < hampioiiitiK iti. "rnbss," m> long an his inieniions ara good ant! his. language polite. But when'it conies to defending the T. R. &V. In Its various mer cenary grabs and praising It for Ha benevolence in Issuin...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 1 July 1904

VICE PAYS ITS MONTHLY TRIBUTE The "Open town" revenues col ic-' ' d through the police depart ment during the month of Jnne ag gregated $:;.9QO, as compared with $:.ii:;t (or the previous month. The Cain came almost entirely from the money paying slot machines which were installed after the tines for May had been collected. The following table shows the sources of the revenue: Gambling houses and slots. . $2.21.1 Disorderly women .1,000 Trade slot machines 225 Liquor without license 100 Fines and forfeited hails. ... ;;70 Total $::,900 The list of Ramblers and thosa paying licenses in money slot ma chines, all of whom are under ns pinned names, follow: 11. F. Eidlab, (Baldy), $200: James McQulck, |300; C. C Wil liams, $2mii; c. .i. Pickard, $200; Thomas Field, $150; .J. M. McCar- TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN INTERURBAN AND TACOMA EASTERN The relation of the Puget Sound Electric railway and the Tacoma Eastern is the latest mystery in the railroad game. Recently plans were under consid...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 1 July 1904

4 NEW TELEPHONE FRANCHISE IS PISSED UP TO TIE COUNCIL '-The franchise -committee has shifted the responsibility of dealing with the Independent telephone franchise to the council. ■ It is now up to that body to bring the new company into Tacoma or keep It out. At the committee meeting hint night the franchise was carefully read, and after making a few chang •a, at the suggestion of Chairman Lamborn the Franchise was referred to the council without recommenda tion. The matter will probably be taken up by the council In commit tee of tlie whole next week. Before the committee took action last night, Councilman Read said: "There «re a couple of points I want to speak of before taking this mat tter up. It has been stated that thin company bus no financial backing and merely wants the franchise to trade on. To give these people an opportunity to show that t*ey are acting In good faith, 1 suggest that •we raise the $1,000 deposit, to $2,500, and Increase the amount to be spent h<re the...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 2 July 1904

Independent in Ail Things Vol. i. no. ins. WESTERNERS BOOST FOR HEARST BUT ODDS STILL FAVOR PARKER California, Nevada and Arizona Delegates Reach St. Louis and Hearst's Stock Goes Up—Sup porters of the Silent Candidate are Con fident=-McLean of Ohio Goes After The Second Place ST. LOVIS, July 2.—The sub committee of the Democratic nation al committee was to have met this morning to select Congressman John Sharp Williams of Mississippi as temporary chairman, but not enough members were present and an ad journment was taken until 3 p. m. Hearst Boomers Arrive. A crowd of Hearst boomers arriv ed at the Jefferson hotel this morn ing from California, Nevada and Arizona. They Immediately put a different note, in the prevalent tone, which heretofore was strongly pro- Parker. For Hearst to the Last. Congressman Smith of Arizona said: "Our delegation is for Hearst until the last ditch. We have no second choice., but it it should come to a showdown between Parker and JOHN SHARP WILLIAMS, Who ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 2 July 1904

= _ ' THE TACOMA TIMES _____ livery Krrning V,u opt Sunday by Th« Tiirom.-i Times Publishing Company Entered at the postofflce at Taeoma, Wash., as second class matter. USES THE SCMPPS-M'nAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SEIIVICE. .OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET. TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a (jggg^s, 25 cents a Month, $:: a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mall. *I*^^^P* > by Carrier or by Mall. .„ . . A FEW FACTS TERSELY TOLD The Tacoma Times calls particular attention to the belated admis sions of the accuracy of its exclusive transcontinental railway news by other dallies in the city. Days and days ago The Times told the people of this city that a big deal was In progress In tide-Hat properties, look ing towards the entrance of another great railway system. It went Into minute details and stated exactly what interest* were behind the deal. Other papers in Tacoma either kept silent or made feeble attempts to deny the facts. On Friday, Jmw 2*. The Taconia Times, under the headin...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 2 July 1904

ONE OFFICER KILLED AND ANOTHER WOUNDED IN FIGHT WITH ROBBERS HILLINGS, Mont., July 2.—The Owi gambling house was robbed this morning of 12,900 by two masked men and the inmates were held up. In the pursuit which followed, ( liief of Police Hanna was killed and Sheriff Hubbard was wounded. One of the robbers' accomplices has been arrested. The Owl is in the very heart of Killings. The robbers entered the front door and commanded everyone to thrown up his hands. One man, however, escaped unnoticed and warned the police. .lust as the men emerged from the Faiiion they were ordered to surren der by Chief of Police Hannah, who had hurried there alone. Both re AMERICAN ATHLETES DEFEATED BY THE PRIDE OF ENGLAND ROCHEDALE, July 2. —The ama teur championship field and track meet, with all the famous athletes of England participating, was held today. The 100-yard dash was won by Norton of South London, Duffy, the world's champion, second. Time, WANTED—FLOWERS AND A PEACOCK The executive commit...

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