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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 13 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOJ^TH VOL. 1. No. 21 SOUTH TACOMA SHOPS TO BE OPERATED BY ELECTRICITY When the Columbia [mprOVtUMnt Com pany started to harness the waters that flow from the everlasting glaciers that exist on Mount Taeoma tlie company Was already assured of a good tOUI'Ot of rev enue. Out at the simps of the Northern Pacific railway the |K)wer lias been fur nished from many steam engines. There were engines in the blacksmith ■hop to operate the many steam ham mers, bolt making machines and other ap pliances that are operated in the up-to CASH FOR PORTLAND WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 13.—Sen ator Fulton today made a favorable report to the senate from the committee on industrial expositions on the bill provid ing for the Lewis and Clark exposition at Portland. The bill appropriates $2, --125,0(JU. The only amendment recommend ed by the committee is to require that all government expenditures be under the supervision of a national commission. Senator Hale today introduced a sen ate r...

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. — 13 January 1904

2 THE TACOMA TIMES Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. uses THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC news SERVICE. OFFICE, 788 COMMERCE STREET...... '. TELEPHONE MAIN 733. . „ , , i „ i ... i ' ■■■ - One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a «r6sSii?sfei» M Uent* a Month, $3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. <Hj^UgJ[^y> by Carrier or by Mail. PREPARING FOR BLOODY STRIFE The MM and the mikado seem to have about reached the point in their nego tiations where they will begin to arbitrate with shot and shell. It in the old, old story so oft repeated on this strife-ridden, blood-soaked earth. Two men. rulers by the accident of birth, filled with ambitions for greater power, are deliberately preparing to sacrifice thouuandx of human lives in a desperate strug gle to see which one shall attain hia cnd, a t the expense of the other. And the wonder of it all is that thousand)* will die for them! It can only be accounted for on the; aupposition that the deluded victims imagine that they...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 13 January 1904

SICKENING SYCOPHACV OF NEW YORK AUTHORITIES WELLAXD, Ont., Jan. tt.—When court convened this afternoon the judge onlercl the extradition of .lames Abeel, the New- Yorker who impersonated young Godet and became engaged to Eleanor Anderson. Abeel's attorneys will take an appeal mi mediately to the higher court in Toronto. NEW YORK, Jan. 13.— public here is glad that iliu enu of tne Andurson .Abeei-uoelet mice ii in igm. Interest in Hie remarkable story was quickly NOMOd ed by disguist. »\ow New \ork is viewing wiln positive pain and revulsion ike slav isli lauors ot me public oiliciaU to punish at the behest ot the great ivuickerbocker House the youth who dared to use its name. Seldom in . the history of this city ha* such outrageous preference been given by the police and prosecuting heads to a family of name and wealth. It has become a crying shame; this prostitution of the law forces to the will of the puppets ol the aristocracy. It is time the people knew the real history of the g...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 13 January 1904

1 YEAR'S RECORD OF TACOMA FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Jesse C. l'oyne of the Tacoma lire department today, filed with City Clerk Woodruff the fifteenth annual report of:that department. The report is com plete down to the minutest detail and show* a record of work done during the year that any fire department might be proud to own. The financial statement shows that dur ing the year the total expenditures of the department were $69,<H0.35. In this sum is i included $5,830 for the new engine, ll^BO for ■ new combination chemical an (Cine and base wagon, one new hose wagon, 'iSVi; SOU feet of hose, $2,250; new horses, $1,325. This also include* the cost of es tablishing the new fire station in the Sixth addition and the repairs to the head quarters bulding. The salaries paid to the M men employed in th.: department amounted to $47,308.04. • . A comparative statement giving the run ning expenses of the department each year since it was organized, 15 years ago, shows that even with the gro...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 14 January 1904

By CA'RTUE'R 25 CTS. A MOJVTH VOL. 1. No. 22 BLUE AND GRAY MARCHED IN GORDON'S FUNERAL GORTEGE ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 14.—The most im pmrire funeral which ever occurred in this state was given to General Gordon at 10 o'clock this morning. Among those present were Governors Terrell of Georgia, I ley ward of South Carolina and Jennings of Florida. The procession was three miles long, in cluding Qe&era] Barry, eommaitding the Department of the Gall, >vho was in full dress and accompanied by a company of United States regulars, followed by .TCOO Confederates and Grand Army men, marching side by side. By proclamation memorial services were BLIZZARD RAGES CORRY, Pa., Jan. 14.—The worst bliz zard in years is raging and railway traf fic in the mountains has been practically suspended. CLUBWOMEN PLAN A SCHOOL The City Federation of Women's clubs, composed of delegates from the thirteen women's clubs in Xacoma, met this morn ing to complete arrangements for under taking the work of establi...

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. — 14 January 1904

2 _ THE TACOMA TIMES __ Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cent» a ~*3£^S^ia-> ent* a Month« |3 a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. r'^Z**^ ' by Carrier or by Mail. AN ISSUE WHICH IS SHARPLY DRAWN The slut machine question is already becoming prominent in municipal politics. It will be a factor in the spring conventions in thi* city. Then; ore groups of active politician* in both parties who are determined to force, it possible, the toleration of slot machines and also some laxity in the en forcement of the anti-gambling statutes. These men neck, in fact, for a mayor who will give the city what li termed a "wide open policy," such ait bun prevailed in {Seattle for some years past. They also want less stringent regulation of "the social vice, . ■ The City of Taioma at present occupies a somewhat remarkable position. It is governed by a mayor ...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 14 January 1904

FORCED TO TAKE CHANGES Theoriea and tvmon v to Urn proba ble cause of the CkUam diameter an flying thick and last these .lays. The report that Captain Roberts forced his boat after she began taking water, and thereby precipitated the disaster, when, by taking it easy, he might have brought her to port, IWB1 W8 been diaCMod by steamboat men from 0 ,,e end of the Sound to the other, and the opinions, of course, differ greatly. Whether that was the ea.se or not, it brings up a new phase of the question, not only in regard to 111 Clallam, but in connection with every other steamer on the Sound. • lolin K. Barr. a well known vessel man and shipbuilder, m speaking of the mat ter last night, made some .statements thai will make interesting reading in eonnee tion with the terrible disaster. Mr. Ban told The Times that steamboat captains should not always he blamed for taking the chances they did. In a great many eases the agents or owners of a vessel will compel the captain to make trips in...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 14 January 1904

4 PUSHING CUE ACftIHSTaEHFIELD Just before noon today Postmaster Cromwell had a warrant sworn out lor ,1. C. hnti-iil, who is at present behind the bars m the city hostile. l-.ineiu purcluiseu a money order in Se attle tor »1 and raised it to »ix>, having it cashed at tile L.uuibernien's .National bank.. .v short time agu he purchased three money orders hi jLacoma and tad one raised to $■>, which was cashed in Seattle. f.iii<-id has partially confessed bis crimes and the examination of his case will be held Saturday before United States Commissioner iiridges. i>y the use of acids the prisoner very skiltully removed.all traces of the written words and substi tuted fictitious names and raked the origi nal amount. GREYHOUNDS SCHEDULE Beginning Saturday morning the sched ule i.i the steamer Greyhound, as given by Captain Wilson, i- a* follows: l.'aw <»I> 1111 >i;i. 7a. in. and -p. m.; leave Xa coma, »:45 a. m. and 4:35 p. m. every day except Friday. ON TRIAL FOR BUR...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 15 January 1904

BJJ CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOffTH VOL. 1. No. 23 BERYL SAR6EOT IS BURNED TO DEATH Beryl, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. QwOTge K. Sargent, Sixth avenue and Prospect street, was burned to death this morning. The child's clothing caughi tire from a hot stove.. No one won in the room when the acci dent happened. Mrs. Sargent had just stepped into another room when she heard the child scream. Hurrying back into the room she found the gin's clothing on fire and Ihe flames leaping up over her face. !Slie smothered the flames as best she could and called assistance from the drug store down ■tein, but not until the child had been terribly burned. This was at 10 o'clock. The little one lingered in terrible agony until 11:80, when death came to her relief. The supposition is that in passing the stove the little one went too close and her clothing brushed against it and caught tire. There was a hot lire in the stove at the time and it was nearly red hot. Mr. Sargent is proprietor of the Red Cross p...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 15 January 1904

2 THE TACOMA TIMES Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. USES THE BCRIPPS-M RAB TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMHRUE STREET TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cents a , , *:."j""f | 25 CenU a Mouth, $3 a Year, W ■ • k, by Carrier or by Mail. Carrier or by Mail. That police judge up in Vancouver, B. C, who suddenly left the bench yester day and ran down the street after an accused Frenchman who was escaping from his court, in to be congratulated upon his success in recapturing his prisoner. Hid strenuous effort to administer justice, however, will hardly meet with the approval of a good many judges in this country. French dinner* li.ive always had conniderable popularity in New York city, but thin is a thing of the pant now. People t here will not want them any more. Yeaterday the ch«l of a celebrated restaurant wan caught boiling hia Hun|>enders in a pot filled with Mtocubnt vegetables which were cooking for the guentH. A waitrowi told on him, a...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 15 January 1904

BUBBLES SKIMMED FROM THE POLITICAL CALDRON City Controller Alfred Lister, when asked this morning in regard to the report that he would be an independent candi date for mayor, said: "1 am not a candidate for the office of mayor, or any other office, for that mat ter. ] am not even looking for a renomi nation as city controller. You can say for me, however, that 1 am a strong sup porter of Mayor Campbell and intend to stay by him to the end. He has made a good officer and I want to see him re-elected. The proposition of Mr. Lister running as »n independent candidate was advanced by some of the democratic politicians. IJemocratic mayoralty timber seems to be scarce and the party leaders would rather put up an- indejiendent Republican candidate for mayor than to have the ticket all tail and no head. "We haven't anything in particular against Mayor Campbell," said a city hall politician and supporter of A. V. Fawcett, to The Times, "but we are opposed to the third term idea on general p...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 15 January 1904

4 REPORT OF INSPECTORS Conditions of Tacoina Theat ers Clearly Set Forth People who were looking for startling developments in connection with the re port «i Fire Chief I'oyrw and Building In spector Tuell on local theaters will be dig appointed. Although .Mayor ampbeU has not made the report public, assurances are given that there is nothing in it that need i HIM alarm. At the Tacoma theater the inspectors found the exits to be of the proper num ber and size nd easily accessible from dif ferent parts of the house. There is a heavy asbestos curtain in proper working order, said to be the best fireproof curtain in Washington. The automatic sprinkler system, which the law requires to be placed ,11 the loft above the stage, is lack ing. In its place are a number of chemical lire extinguishers. A tire alarm box con nected with the city fire alarm system is located on the stage. With the exception of the asbestos cur tain and the lire alarm box practically the ■MM conditions were found t...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 16 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOffTH VOL. 1. No. 24 STREET RAILWAY COMPANY STILL RUNS SUMMER CARS IN JANUARY Saves Money at the Expense of Wet and Chilled Passengers-Scenes on the Open Cars Last Night—What do the People Propose to do About it? A disgusted crowd of people stood at tic intersection of St. Helena avenue Mid 0 street last night, wailing for a street car. H was cold and the rain was fall ing ami tlic lad that the car was late did not make theae citizens more cheerful. At last a car appeared from around the nine on Pacific avenue and climbed the hill. And what a car it was for a cold, wet night in midwinter! It was one of those big arkw, built for July weather, entirely open on both sides. There was not even the protection of a curtain, and the wind had blown the rain inside until there was not a dry seat in the car. The waiting crowd on the corner hesitated a moment, as if deciding l>etween the two evils of walking home in the rain CHICAGO DETECTIVES DEVELOP A SENSATIONAL BLAC...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 16 January 1904

2_ THE TACOMA TIMES __ Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. USES THE SCRIPPS-M'RAE TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SERVICE. OFFICE, 768 COMMERCE STREET .TELEPHONE MAIN 733. One Cent a Copy, Six Cent* a , V ( •/."." ' r \.- y Cents a Month, # a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. c3!§2§g|P iD by Carrier or by Mail. If the (lallam dixaster ahull have the effect of causing a rigid inspection hence forth of all steam ve»»els plying on l'uget Siund, one go<Kl rewult will grow out of ili.i ( terrible a Hair. It is a notorious fact that rotten boats, with unsafe machinery, have operated on the waters of the Sound. The theory seems to have been that iSe smoothness of the land-locked ocean would permit of the u*e of craft which Obi d never live on a tempest-tossed surface. Usually such boats have managed to navigate for quite a while, but the possibility of serious accidents was always present. lln ii- m II aTUidOM boat owneir, who will allow their crafts to operate until thej fall to...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 16 January 1904

COUNCIL RECOMMENDS REBATE IN FIFTY-FOURTH DISTRICT By a vote of 6 to 5 th« resolution intro duced by Councilman Hannnoml to rebate the assessments on curbing, sewer pipe, catch basin and crosswalk Imprormncata in local improvement district .No. &t of the Second ward, was adopted in a special meeting of the council last evening Ihe council ni i-esolved into commit tee ot the whole, with iiammond in the chair. He read a petition signed by prop erty owners and held several more of simi lar nature in his hand, asking for a re bate on their assessments on curbing, crosswalks, sewer pipes and catch basins Many ot the property owners were unable to pay so great an amount. In many CMW they are taxed |3 a running foot and the petitions held that it would be only lair and Just for the city to assume the same. Mr Hammond introduced a resolution that the city bear the expense of all curbs crosswalks, sewer pipes and catch basins constructed in local improvement district «"■ S*. out of the g...

Publication Title: Tacoma Times, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 16 January 1904

4 SNIOOT INQUIRY STARTS TODAY WASHINGTON, I). C, Jan. 10.—The arguments in the Smoot cane before the senate committee on election* began today. S;natur Smoot was represented by At torney VanOott and his Salt Lake op ponents by Charles Owen of Salt Lake, also ex-Congressman Taylor of Ohio. • Taylor was first heard. He stated that he represented the parties to the original protest against Smoot's being seated; that Smoot was i Mormon apostle and as such had taken an oath preventing him from taking the oath as a senator without men tal reservation*. Taylor es)pree4y de clared that he had no connection with lilt- charge that'Smoot was a polveamist. REGISTRATION LIST GROWS The prospects ore that the registration of voters this year will be the heaviest ever known in Tacoma. The list at the city clerks' oHice grows every da and there is danger ii.it the heavy traffic up and down will wear out the city hall ele vator. Voters are anxious to go up three flights of stairs to register in spito...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 18 January 1904

By CARRIER 25 CTS. A MOJVTH VOL. 1. No. 25 THOUSANDS OF BLACK WARRIORS ATTACKING GERMANS IN AFRICA Formidable Uprising Due to Execution of a Native Ghiet by the German Governor-Many Whites Tortured and . Slain—Troops Rushed to Africa BERLIN. Jan. 18.—Dispatches today state that the whites in the German de pendency in West Africa are in a des perate situation. There are only 3,000 of them in a territory of 300,000 population, rile greatest single armed force they can muster is 800 troops. Opposed to them CRUSHED BY ELEVATOR IN BERNICE BUILDING A probably fatal accident oecuired in the Bernice building on Pacofic avenue about noon today. Carl Bohnke, aged :)G, of Enumclaw, was crushed between the elevator and the ceil ing of the tilth floor, his skull being frac tured and other internal injuries sustained. Bohnke intended to visit an office on the sixth floor, but by mistake got off at the fifth floor. He found out his error just at Janitor John Nelson was dosing the door of the eleva...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 18 January 1904

2_ = THE TACOMA TIMES _ Every Evening Except Sunday by The Tacoma Times Pub. Co. ■ i I..~~~—»——— i , , i i [^._ .. ''*'-.„ ' — Entered at the postoffice 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 c^^^^in " 25 Centg a Month, & a Year, Week, by Carrier or by Mail. <HJJg|SgsjpiD by Carrier or by Mail. IT'S UP TO CONGRESS The demand made by Interstate Commerce Commissioner Clements; that con gress take decisive action to make railway .travel in tins country less .perilous must liiul universal echo "i the heart 9 of the people. Bjf the mandate of the government we have the automatic coupler and tile train brake; the time has come for the government to require Oil* construction of pas senger coaches. legislation is in order specifying for all new passenger earn a certain standard of strength and safety, to the end that every. passenger on the railroads ma...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 18 January 1904

PLENTY OF TALK ON IDE PROGRAM WASHINGTON, „ ( . |an Nation*] Board of Trad* u,n begin its thirty-fourth annual meeting here tomor row. About lilty commercial bodiw will be represented by 1M delegates The program, which trill occupy three .lavs, contemplate! the discussion of a wide range ol subjects. Among the many reso lutions adopted by some one or another o! the constituent bodies for discussion ;it tlie meeting arc those favoring one-cent postage foi invoicea; urging further trade mart legislation to complete the partici pation pi the I nited States in the benefits M the International Union for the Protec tion of Industrial Property; favoring the granting of further power to the Inter state Commerce commission to enforce its decisions and favoring the inspection of gram by a national bureau. Reciprocity with Canada is asked by commercial organizations in ISoston Cin cinnati and Pittsburg. Philadelphia, Scran ton and Baltimore present resolutions fa voring one-tent postage. Other...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Tacoma times. — 18 January 1904

4 SWAMPED IN MAMMOTH CAVE LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 18.—A boat containing is delegate* to Hie convention of tin League ot * omaamton ,«i rrchaiiw wan swamped in i.cliv inn. Mam mom cave, and the occupants only escaped drowning by Lin coolness ot the guide, John ..NuUoii, and : the heroic action 01 Charles A. .SiueJiibronner ot I'ittnburg. ihe root of the cave over BetaO nver is an bad, and the apace in the center, owing to an unaccountable rim in the river, mi only two and a half tcet above the water, in order to insure the passage of the boat the men and women were forced to MOOD over. At one place the boat swerveu to one i>i»lc, raking the heads of those occu paiiU neated next to the bank. These leaned further forward, which lowered one end of the boat, and the water began to How in rapidly. llie guide «aw the dan ger and called to Air. Muehlbronner. to jump unit lake the chain. Ins lie did, landing on a steep bank which offeree only a slight footnold. Lying down on his face lie he...

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