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HEAD OF STATE FEDERATION OF LABOR ENDORSES THE STAR
Seattle, Washington, l>ec. 1910,
lor Seattle Stars
My Pear Sir:
Your against injustice ami in behalf of free press ami
speech is welcomed by all who recognise that equality of
Its IS essential to the welfare of the whole people
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I/OL. 12, NO. 269.
mCHOT DEMANDS THAT TAFT SAVE ALASKA
r GOT DRUNK
| Thr world la turning upside down," cried one woman, unuaed
l wine, at a fVurth a*, cafe, at lln the morning They put her
to a 'axtcah and sent her away awne « h.r e
- ' th« < IT ' ' !■* * •h ■ III',!
ght ht >ur», stupid or silly. hlrtoua or lusenoate
One authority, which should be relied on In matter* of thla tort,
leant, estimated Lhat Sollla spent 170,000 In wiue and other alda
celebration on New Year a are.
It mad* that much difference to the cafe men whether Seattle
»u!d celebrate decently or not,
(low much that night coat In men'* honor and women's aou I a
mnot be estimated In dollar*.
Neither Mappy, nor CHI. nor the cafe men cared much about
Seattle got drunk again New Year'a ere.
Not quite ao drunk, perhapa. as In year* past, but drunk.
That It did not g«st as drunk aa usual was no fault of Wappy"*.
Wappy'* prorata*- that he would clamp the ltd on. was broken
•s was expected
The council request that the chief of police enforce the law
ts laughed at in the police department—a* expected.
The saloons and cafes stayed open Just as long aa there was
ly one to buy.
Practically all were open to 3 and 4. Some of the saloons
»yed open till 5 In the morning.
Wappy didn't care
Wappy * police even helped Seattle get drunk Stationed at the
or* of the cafe*, they stopped each couple and party to see that
>-y had tickets of admission As soon as a man or womaa was too
unk and noisy, the police went In and took them out and made room
r new ones.
NEW YEAR ORGY
▼he whole ceJabratlon was a
p. tawdry, banal and beastly
fritton." saUi Dr. I* J. Van
I. speaking at Plymouth Con
atlonal church yesterday of the
Yrsr ct jca-s the night before
lidfc't se» m possible that civil
men and women ot the SMb
ury could put themselrrs below
standard of dogs or swine In
lag places these men and wo
wer* spending their money
actually working hart# to have
Van Horn charged that po
leu were in a majority of
\eattle vice organ
mking to women voters espec-
Pr Adna W Leonard of the
I Methodist Kplscopal church
irday denounced the Journal
which defend* vice.
od knows I wish to do no man
•Justice,"' Mid the minister
deep feeling, "but the life of
laughter, the life of my son. a*
grow up here, are something
le. and I only appeal against
nan or the editor who attacks
rson'a character without cau«»
fhen Journalism stoop* to at
ir-D a full grown hair seal,
f at the West lake market, re-
allied that it waa
up to him to
I spend New Year's
day in solitary
Now, when a
fnll grown seal
bellows. It's Home
, noise but even at
hat the neighbor*
did not mind
much until Mr II
Seal broke from
hla cage and sllth-
into the street, looking fori
b first man to some along
t see the amphibian until h<- 1
ved a bite on the heel With
HI, the citizen started away
there on the ran. H. Seal .
ted a low bellow of disdain and :
#d for fresh victims
hurry up call was wn to po
lieadquarters. Patrolmen Mix
it»o him." directed KU.
>nk attempted to metMOor
. himself Into a cowboy, but
Lai balked his every effort.
>.oner would the noose settle
t Mr Heals head than he
His then had a
Seizing a garbage
ran. the busky pa
up behind Mr.
ileal and clamp
ed down the lid.
can until the police
arrived Mr Heal was hustled
; In the d |,uige his
Seal re'us ,< being held
K» •"Vg IB »
an owner P'» B
casea paid by cafe owners to per
ml! them to keep open until 4 a
m. He declared that so busy were
the cafes dispensing booie that
they would not serve him with a
cup of coffee and a aand* It h when
he tried In one place
It was beer or cham
pagne. whether In evening dress or
not, the result *•/ the same. There
were 2.000 drunkeft'-women In Seat
tle. They were drunken women If
flushed cheeks, ribald talk sad In
decent actions are testimonr A
drunken man Is bad enough." eg
claimed Van Horn, "bat God save
us from a drunken woman."
tacking the character of men be
cause they uphold the right, the
people should adopt a concrete
method of showing their disap
proval. I wonder that the busi
ness people of Seattle have stood
for such a thing so long "
Or Lsoiuuri's sermon waa en
titled "A New Years Message,"
and he eipressed his thankfulness
that the new year will give the
newly enfranchised women an
opportunity to defeat those who
uphold and defend vice.
The Star's Happy New Year Girl Tells Why She's Happy Today
Pom* made especially for The Star by Ceorgia Caine and Edgar Atcheson-Ely, of "Madam Troubadour," one of the musical hit* in New York.
I'm happier today than the Million
With her dozen* of shoes In a
The pleasure I get from a new pair,
Is something she never can know.
Happy-New Year! Happy New
Our courts have by degrees usurped unlimited power* be
cause of the fact that the people have been taught to Imld them
in reverence ami as being above criticism. Our last legislature
revolved that they should wear robes of purple in order to
further designate them ;o divine. They further decreed (hat
supreme court judges should not stoop to itwclaft with the
The Seattle Star
BRIGHTEYEB AND SAMMY SAVED FROM DEATH ON
NEW YEAN S DAY—OTHERS SAVED, TOO
Itrlghteyra anil Sammy. both condemned to <ite on New
Year'a day *.>r« asted. llolh found honiea and ownora to care
80 did every other dog In the etty pound
Following The Ntar'a announ< •mi nt that Knmniy and
Hrlghteyea wire alati'd for d<ath, there waa a concerted roah
for the tity pound out on lhp tide flata. Dog Catcher llenr;
tin kk waa awamped They cI. aiied him out
Everybody lovea » dot It aveuia. Huodrvda of imu>|»l« tele
phoned and wrote letter* and cant* personally to TUr Star 01
flee to volunteer to nave the doga. Two or three ifeople from
out of town telegraphed, aaklng The Star to «I&M«6a the dog*
to them at their e*pen»e
Hut It waant nereaaary. Everybody, it aeema, love* dogs.
Til* will of the !at." John La
j Far*#, the celebrated painter
brother of O. II P. UKtriiii. the
banker, of this city, ban Just bee n
flltvl In Newport. H 1., and mot h
to the surprise of all who knew the
artist. no mention' la made of any
member of the Lt Fsri" family.
The will was executed In April,
1910. and name* (! race F. Ilartle*
of IJirrhmont N. Y . aa executrtx
lalVitt) did not leave hla paint
loin to the Henttie art museum. ■«
, many Seattle people had hoped
Inatead the painter direct* that all
i drawing' of the testator be offered
WOULD BAR JAPS
SACRAMENTO. Cal. Jan ,
Regardless of atarm that may be
felt at Waahington over trouble
with Japan, the ]tlh session of the
California legislature, which con*
vened at noon today, will be asked
to enact law* prohibiting Japanese
from owning or controlling property
in this state under long term
The last legislature attempted to
paa* anti-alien ownership law*, but
Interference from President Hoose
trait discouraged the legislator*.
No Property Right*.
This time the lawmakers say
While speeding to answer an
emergency rail. Motorcycle Tatrol
man Ford collld«*d wtth Vh« Wbal
ley 01 &129 12th a* N. K, at the
intersection of 40th and Brooklyn
*v», yesterday morning Ford bor
rowed a horse and buggy and took
Mra. Whalley home Aside from a
few braises she was not Injured.
BROOKLYN. Jan 2 —In his mag
axlne "confessions." Or. Cook de
nies that he carried gum drops for (
the Eskimos, as has been alleged.
I'm hßppler today than the Million
She'H bored, every day, when
She never can know my proud feel
ing, my dear,
When I pill on my new Hunday
Happy New Year! Happy New
ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN SEATTLE
SEATTLE, WASH., MONDAY, JANUARY 2. 1911.
to the Metropolitan. Carnegie Wor
ceater and Seattle art museums fur
a sum to be determined by the ex
ecutrix. and If the offers are not
accepted by the museums named,
the drawings are to In- sold at pub
j tic auction
The wllj direct* that hi* entire
;estata go to museums, such as the
One paragraph of the will nay*
'I wi*h to be baried In Woodlawn
cemetery In the manner described
and known to oty executrix and A
Akl wa* Mr. laPsrge's Japanese
there will he no stop to the con
- templated legislation They threat
en to make It Impossible for the
■ Javanese to hold business and farm
property In California
I* - Member* of the California leg!*
• latum contend that the people of
r the state are demanding nntl jai>*
> nese legislation not alone In the
ownership of land b»it kexrcKatktn
> of the white and Japanese children
I In 'he public schools
•J Both of these discriminating
measure* have aroused the Japa
nese tn this country and at home
r. to ardent protests.
Chinese in U. S.
IHf 1 HIM Trvmt »
BAN FHANCIBCO, Jan I- A
nation wide campaign to raise funds
with which to accomplish the over
throw of the old Manchu dynasty
. in China, waa started today bv Han
, Francisco members of the Young
Hl* hundred members of the or
ganisatlon In Ban Francisco and ss
I msny more In other California
j cities have pledged themselves to
, give as freely as their finances will
I'm happier today than the .Million
With all her fine wardrobe of
Hhe hasn't yearned for boa and
muff, my dear,
And rejoiced when at last they
Happy New Year! Happy New
common people but should receive their nominations at the
hands of n few select representatives of the monied interests of
When cases like yours are permitted to go unchallenged
we will have reached the day when Jefferson's prediction "that
our courts would prove to be the 'miners and sappers' of the
liberties of the country" is a reality.
SPOTS WHERE PEACE DOVE HOVERS NOT
THESE NEW YEAR DAYS
PERSIA: English and Persian* are fighting because of
British attempts to bile off a piece of Persia.
MEXICO: Inaurrectos striving to shove Dlrtator IMa* off his
•elf made throne
HONDVRAB: Revolutionists ar* marching oo the capital to
• ot«rti>ni» President Dnvilla.
MACEDONIA: The Macedonians and the Young Turk* are en
gaged la a bitter »truggle, brought about by cruelties of the Young
HAITI: Haitian troops are mixing It up with the Santo Do
mingo army, over a atretcfi of laud now occupied by Hayti but
claimed by be* slater negro republic.
With those few eiceptlons, the new year receive*-* peaceful
receptlou, as far as shot, powder, awords and cannon (to.
AI.HANY. N Y.. Jan 2—Anton
Ijtng. an animal dealer of this city,
has just received an even dozen
goldfish from Germany. They are
trained to perform nine different
I'm happier today than the M llllonalre girl,
With men at her heck and her whim.
Hhe'a friendly with many; I 'in nwoethearta with Peat
Hhe can have the real. I*l I atlek to him,
Thin Happy New Year. Ilappy New Year.
DREAM CAME TRUE.
LKWIBTON, Me .lan 2. Three
weeks ago Miss Helen I.ane, 18,
"I OO SOLEMNLY SWEAR, ETC."
GLAD NEW YEAR.
NEW YORK. Jan. 2 —Office boy*
In the financial district ar<- happy
today. They have received the an
nual gift of $5 each, given by J. P,
Morgan & Co. on every New Year's
told of ii dreatn «he had and pre
dicted nlie would die on N'ew Year'a
day. She w«h found dead In bed
, thlH morning
;•.« •••• • .
I. , • • •• • J . 4 • • , •
()rßani/ed lahrtr i* Mtli mi jyour tliff.n#" Qf Ihr right!
of Men vw. I )ollarg. Wc Ijavc l>< • n in tins f -iince the
beginning, realize its Pp'ihaps -elfinhly > w<l
com< itH spread among tlfcKe'vvfi« iW«fpve it great publicity.
Yotira for the freedom of mankind,
CHARLES R. CASE, '
President State Federation of Labor.
Is an Interesting Problem. Prize Cook
Books for Thrifty Housewives Free.
Read Woman's Page Today.
Hugh M Caldwell will be the
chief prosecuting attorney under
John T Murphy, whose term of of
fire begins January ». Caldwell !■
a graduate of the National Law unl
versify of Washington, I). C.
Other appointee* aw deputy prose
cutor* are Crawford E. While.
Thomas J L. Kennedy. Louis T.
Sllvaln. H B. Butler. Robert H.
Evan*. M H. lngersoil, John T. Gal
lagher. Mis* Keah Whitehead and
Alfied It Luodin
A small blaze In the Alaska
studio In the wooden shark on the
southwest corner of Fourth Av.
and Pike Bt., early this morning
caused the loss of about $200 and
the night's sleep of a dozen room
ers In the house.
DENVER. Jan. 2.—A sweeping
blixzard that came In with the
new year, Is holding the middle
west In Its grip today. Snow, wind
and biting cold holds swav from St.
Lout* to Denver. The blizzard also
Is sweeping through Wyoming.
Montana. Nebraska and the l)a
--kotas and the western limits of Col
orado. The wires are down, trains
are delayed and a general traffic
tie up Is expected. In Kansas City
a drop of nearly 50 degrees was
registered In eight hours.
In many points in Nebraska the
thermometer registered below zero
this morning. At Broken How it
was 10 below.
If present plans do not miscarry,
(llcnn 11 Curltss. one of the greatest
of American aviators, and his pupil,
Eugene Ely, will give a series of
flights In Seattle February 2, 3, 4
Frank M. Hrown. promoter, will
attempt to raise $17,000. $10,000 of
which will go to Curtiss and the
I balance for expenses.
Local organizations. Including the
Seattle Commercial Club and the
Seattle Hotel Men's association,
are back of the scheme.
AH, CRUEL FATE.
PROVIDENCE, R 1, .lan 2
Seven years ago William Hallett
went west to make a fortune, and
his sweetheart, Mabel Stone, prom
ised to wait for him. Will has just
returned with $3,000 saved, but he
found \JUille I a matron with three
HNF rFMT TRAIN* A*l>
1 • SKHM NIANM ft*.
Guggenheim Monopoly Ha«
Country in Grip, Says Ex-
Forester—Taft Must Himself
Throw Out Cunningham
WASHINGTON. Jan 2.~\Vbea
Pre*ldent Taft wIU do with the
Guggenheim monopoly fn Alaska la
the question brought up by Out
brie? which Clifford Pit) c hot and
his brother, Amos, IHerd with the
' president today.
Thi* Pfnchot's have put It up to
the president to cancel immedia
tely the Cunningham coal claim*
in Alaska, valued al twenty five
millions of dollar* The Morgan
'iuggetibelm syndicate has an
option on them? claim* and the crm
' tentlon of the brief is that If the
president allows them to go to
patent, thp advantage from tbelr
development will go straight into
the pockets of the MorganGuggen
"No transfer of the Cunningham
claims to a court for a decision
upon the records." they declare
"would relieve the executive de
partment of responsibility."
The Plnchots say that the late
census figure* show that In the
last ten years the population of
Alaska has Increased one and five
tenths per cent. They attribute
tbl« If> th> fact that for years the
industries of Alaska have been
"largely in the hands of that great
and oppressive monopoly, the Gug
genheim syndicate, which ha* kept
out other capital, throttled com
petition and held Alaska at a stand
still In spite of its vast wealth in
minerals, water power and fish-,
They say that capital should be
encouraged to develop Alaska coal
tlelds for the benefit of the people.
They quote records to show that
the Cunningham claimants never
intended to operate their claims
individually, that the claimants
never took any interest in their
claims, which the Cunningham'*
trying to secure from the govern
The brief declares finally that
although the Cunningham case in
volves one of the richest coal de
posits on the continent, worth
many millions of dollars, the re
sponsibility of saving these lands
wax placed In the hands of a young
of lawyer who had been a transla
tor of Spanish In one of the
government departments at f1,200
a year, and have been graduated
only 13 months, had never tried »
case in court and whose actual
practical law experience was liniiU
ed to 41 days.
NEW YORKERS HUE
TO OCEAN BATH, WITH
MERCURY NEAR ZERO
NEW YORK. Jan. X.—New Year'e
ocean bathing In New York is on*
of the striking features of 1911.
Scores of jtersons who ventured Into
the January waters of the Atlantic
are today telling their friends what
a fine stimulant cold salt water is.
and explaining why they didn't take
a plunge today.
With a temperature of 22 degrees
above zero yesterday the New Year'a
bathers ventured out.
WARREN. O. Jan. 2 —William
MrMillati of this city has signed
a resolution and filed it with the
city clerk to abstain from the use
of tobacco for one year. His fiance
requested hint to do It.
DO YOU KNOW
That T. 1.. Kennedy, who will be
one of the deputy prosecuting: at
torneys under Murphy, In a member
of the Central Labor Council of Se
That the oyster is not only fam
ous for being the namesake of T.
K.'s homi. but also for the town of
Oystervllle, Wash., being named in
That the state of Washington
with approximately 176,000 eligible
women voters, leads all the suffrage
states In the union in point of num.
That there will not be another
Christmas and New Year's day fall
ing on Sunday for the next eleven
That Judge Main will presido
over the criminal department of tiie
superior court this year?
That the Inmates of the state
charitable and reformatory institu
tions receive the services of a regu
larly employed dentist?
That Hob Hodge gets to work
earlier than any other public offi
cial In Seattle? He *liows up at
the sheriff's office before 7 every