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Or bean makes poor fodder for a Sunday morning
breakfast. If women readers can suggest a
nice Sunday morning eats, they may win a cook
book. See woman's page.
VOL. 12, NO. 2iW.
MRS.KVALSHAUG
WINS FREEDOM
illy t «Hr 4 Trm)
TACOMA. Jan- 23.— Mr* Martin*
Kv&lshaug, accused of complicity
In the murder of her husband, Mar
tin Kvalshaug. on May 14. 1309. was
today acquitted by a Jury which had
b< en deliberating on her (at* for
17 hours. ,
Mrs. Kvalshatig had b««n tried
twice befors, both times the jury be-
Ui(! unable to agree
Chas. K. Newcomb has already
been convicted of Kvalshaug* mur
der and Is now under sentence of
death.
The murder of Kvalshauic was
committed In the early morning of
May 15. 1909. Newcomb. according
to his own confession, lay in wait
for his victim and shot him down
as he was returning home with bis
wife from a dance
Newcomb said that after he had
fired three times, Mr». K>alshaug
took the revolver from him and
sent two more shots into the pros
trate body of her husband as he
lay on the ground
This Mrs. Kvalshaug denied, and
later on repudiated her alleged con
fession In Its entirety, maintaining
that "third degree" method* were
responsible for the admissions se
cured from her by the police.
Newcomb did not deny having
confessed his guilt, but based fets
plea for freedom on the claim of
Insanity.
CHARGE LODGE
WITH BRIBERY
(fljr *
BOSTON. Jan. 23.—Charge*
that corruption and vote buy
ing entered into the re-election
last week of United State* Sen
ator Henry Cabot Lodge, are to
be investigated O*ttnct Attor
ney Pelletier of Suffolk, county
today etarted the probe.
DEFENDS LORiMER
(By prm»
WASHINGTON. Jan 23—A
champi'in for Senator Wm A I»rt
mer of Illinois was found In the
senate today In Senator Robert J.
Gamble of South Dakota. who. In a
speech on the floor, defended the
majority report of the committed
appointed to Investigate Lorimer's
election.
Gamble declared that In his opin
ion there was no doubt that Ixrrl
mer had been legally elected.
DUNCAN TO LECTURE.
Raymond Duncan whose presence
In the city attired In a habit hark
Ing back to the days of Socrates,
ha* given rise to varions "Oh* ' and
"Ah* ' by discreet Beattle. will lec
ture at Arcade hall this evening on
Hellenic dancing. Illustrated by pos
ing* an 4 rhythmic studies of labor,
dramatic and war dances.
WANTS $25,000
FOR LOST ETE
Tgnacz T-ang, an iron worker, who
lost his left eye while In the employ
V 'he Moran comjrany ha* brought
tilt for 126,000. The accident oc
ftirred August 8. ISIO, while I-ang
*as working on a ship under con-
It ruetkM. He declare* that through
the negligence of the company a
flying rivet struck him In the face.
HOO.OOO FOR MEMORIAL.
NEW YORK, Jan. 23 —The pur
pose of the George Washington
M'-morla! association wa* advanced
today when 1100,000 waa donated by
a New Tork financier.
HANKOW, China. Jan. 23 —
American sailors may take a hand
In the anti-foreign outbreak* here
If fighting Is resumed.
B, GIRLS—KEEP YDUB MOUTH SHUT IF
YOU WOULD BE BEAUTIFUL, SAYS SHE
Wrinkles, ma'am, merely Indi
cate that the subcutaneous tissue
ha* been worn away by smiles and
frowns. Are you to ceaae smiling
or frowning and
thereby lose
large slices of
your personali
ty? Not at all.
Just "feed your
face" and the
lines will dis
appear. This is
one of the first
principles In the delicate art of
how to be beautiful as explained
to the Professional Woman's
Eeagui- by Mildred Holland, actress,
In New York.
Oh, by the way! You must never
say a word with an 8 In It unless
you Instantly follow It with a Z.
The reason Is entirely obvious.
Even when you say "Yens a" to the
right man you are producing hol
lows In your throat and Z rounds
them out again.
K»eding your face is not slang.
It does Bot mean dining; It means
taking skin food. Don't wash your
face with soap Almond meal —
thats the caper, if your eyes show
JUDGE RULES
AGAINST WOMAN
MRS. SHENCK SKETCHED IN COURT
Special study In court of the millionaire'* wife who In on trial
at Wheeling, W. Va, charged with attempting to murder her husband
with poison.
(Br (>IM tiwl
WHEELING, W. Va.. Jan. 23 —
Heavy blow* were dealth here to
day by Judge Jordan to the defenae
of Mr* Ijiura 8< henk to the an u
iatlon of poisoning her rich hus
band. Judge Jordan, on motion of
the state, struck out of the case the
testimony of two Important wit
TOLL THE BELL SOFTLY: THE SACRED
RAT OF CHINATOWN HAS PASSED ON
LOS ANGBLEB, Jan. 23.—The local Chinese colony Is In
mourning today. The sacred rat of Chinatown Is dead. Petted
and fed for years, the revered rodent enjoyed the freedom of
eieluslve homes In the Chinese quarter. I,a»t night the rat
—a monstrous fellow without any tall—climbed Into the chair
of Sam Soul, the fat man of Chinatown. The lights were low
when Sam sat down. The end.
HE WOULDN'T BATHE:
WIFE WANTS DIVORCE
In her complaint for divorce, Res
ale Hensley claims that her husband
has developed an aversion to taking
a hath, which amounts to almost
total abstinence, and be tildes he
call* her bad name* *fid allow* his
temper to run rampant throughout
the Hensley domicile.
The couple were married a year
ago, and, have no children.
a tendency to gink back In your
head pinch the upper lid gently to
ward the nose and back again.
Twice repeated every night, this
will keep your orbs in proper
alignment.
Closed Jaws Are Best.
Then you should remember to
think of yourself as looking well,
and so raise the muscles of your
face and your spirits simultaneous
ly. He careful to He on your back
without any pillow when you sleep
and to keep your mouth closed.
That Is the great point. If your
mouth will not stay closed while
you slumber you, must tie it, says
Miss Holland. When you brush
your teeth you scrape your tongue.
Drink a glass of water with a little
salt In it each morning before
breakfast, If you do all those
things there is every prospect that
your best fellow will hardly know
you within fi week or two.
Miss Holland says corsets are
bad, but admit* sadly that all
women will wear them.
Even kisses may be Injurious If
you do not use your skin food.
Mildred Holland's husband kisses
her considerably. She said so tier
soli. But she ayyllus the rcmt.tly.
The Seattle Star
ne«*ea whose evidence waa design
ed to show that the Schenk family
conspired for the defendant'* down
fall.
After the court'* ruling the state
rented at 10:12 o'clock, offering no
evidence In rebuttal. Argument*
In the cane will begin thla after
noon.
00 YOU KNOW
That Port Gamble was once called
Teekalet?
That Olympia wa* known as
Smith field?
That Tacoma was once known as
Commencement IJay?
That Seattle wa* once called Du
wamlsh?
That Henry A. Atkins was the
first mayor of Seattle?
That the first leg* l hanging on
Puget sound occurred in 1849?
That a brewery once stood at tlr
corner of First av. and Columbia
St.?
That the "Northern Light," pub
li*hed at Helllrigham In 1858, wa*
the first newspaper in the Pacific
North weat ?
That the first steamer arrived in
I'uget sound In 1868?
That the first bricks In Washing
ton were manufactured In 1858 at
Fort Stellaeoom?
That the first brick building In
Seattle wa* erected In 1868?
That the first brewery In Wanh
Ingion was erected In 1868 at Fort
Stellaeoom?
Many Funny Things Are Happening Down at the Registration Booths
A roay-cheeked miss who had It
on the a 156 limit by at least 10 min
utes shyly approached the Eighth
ward registration booth today. She
waa so pretty arid demure that, the
clerk Ml all over himself to help
her along.
"Yon nee, Jack that In, Mr.
Lewi*, wanted me to register," she
mild, with a hltiHh which gued the
eyes of the clerk.
"I that Is we' want to start In
right " and then »!)<■ blushed such
a delightful pink that the clerk
spattered Ink all over the registra
tion book. Before the vision loft
she confided to the clerk that Jack
wanted her to vote for lulling, and
she was perfectly certain Jack's
view of municipal politics was all
to the sweetmeats.
ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN SEATTLE
SEATTLE, WASH., MONDAY, JANUARY 23, l»ll
PROGRESSIVE
LEAGUE IS
UNDER WAV
WASHINGTON, Jan J3.— Formal
announcement waa made today of
the organisation of lh« National
Kepublli an Progressive l.cague. It
km formed by progressive republl
can official* for a nation wide,
systematic fight for popular gov
ernment.
The plana were conaummated
Saturday night, wehn a conatltultoo
wa» adopted and the following offi
ciate elected: President, Senator
Ikiurne, Oration: flrat *ice presl
dent, Congressman Norrla, N< bras
kg; second vice prealdeut, 0o« <>•*
born. Michigan, treaaurar. Charlea
R. Crane, Chicago; execuUve com
mll(e«. Senators Clapp, Minnesota,
Hrlatow, Kansas, and (.enroot, HU
cousin, Representative-elect William
Kent, California, Glfford Pinehot.
I'ennaylvanla, George U Record,
New Jersey,
The declaration of principles waa
aliened by nine republican 11. S
senators, *1* republican governor*
and 13 membera of the house.
Among (he principles of the plat
form adopted are:
Flection of United State* aenatora
by direct vote of the people.
Ihrect primaries for all elective
official*.
Direct election of del'tilea to
national conveuMons with oppor
tunlly to eiprese choice for presl
dent and vice president.
Initiative. referendum and recall.
A thoroughgoing corrupt practice*
act.
Whenever reqiiMlitl. the league
will aid In the preparation of pro
gresaive bllla and resolution* and
will furnish speaker* and literature
In support of them
Among those who signed the
declaration are:
Senator*—Bourne, Oregon ; llever
Idge. Indiana: Itrtatow. Kansaa:
EXPEL NEGROES
* 'ft» I Mll#4 I'rnM »
MOMtVT. Okl*. Jan S3 —It let
estimated today that fully 175
negroes have left llomlny since
Sunday following the appearance of
posters In various parts of the town
threatening all blacks who did not
"quit the town." Mysterious ei
ploslons which let go In various
parts of th« town yeaterday and
last night hastened the departure of
the negroes.
BONILLA CAPTIVE
'Br I'bliml IWI
WASHINGTON, Jan 23 - IM»-
patches from Commander Cooper of
Ihe gunboat Marietta indicate that
the Hornet w«i a# It *u pre
paring to start a combined sea and
land attack on Cuba. It la reported
that llonllla, who aspire* u? unseat
President ft prisoner on
the Marietta.
BURNED TO DEATH
(llj Cnllrd t*rmc )
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 23—One man
Is dead and five others are in a se
rious condition as the result of a
disastrous fire In the Millard hotel
here early today. The dead: Thoa.
J. Melds, Slou* City, auffocated.
MICHIGAN MEN MEET.
Alumni of the University of Mich
igan will hold a meeting at the
Kathskeller Wednesday night to
consider officer* of the asaociatlon
for the coming year and to hear
Carl Smith of Ann Arbor, who is
traveling In tha Interests of the uni
versity.
GAVE WHIST PARTY.
The l.nkewood Civic Improvement
club gave a progressive whist party
at the home of C. H. Castrup last
Saturday night, the honors being
won by Miss Ellen Colvln and C. H.
Cast tup.
"Heavens! I left my shopping
bag on a Yesler way car," exclaimed
a mldde-aged woman today, while
In the throes of registration. With
out allowing the clerk to complete
his work of delving Into her birth
place, etc., the woman hurried from
the I'refontalne building to seek the
truant shopping bag. The clerk
waa so angry that he bit holes In
his penholder. He was somewhat
mollified when, three hours later,
she returned with her shopping bag
and permitted the clerk to complete
the record.
Sign the redal petition, lady,"
requested a young man In front of
registration headquarters today.
"Indeed I will not," said the wo
man, with asperity.
"Why not?'
My Jiusband wants to bet on the
Continued on P*g« B•wen.)
TO THE WOMEN OF SEATTLE
Women wishing to register for the coming recall election
may call Main 7127 or Independent 2R2 and ask for Mr. Harvey
of the Dining campaign committee, and he will aee that an
automobile la Kent to your resident*' to tnke you to register. Ow
ing to a shortage of automobiles It would be advisable If you
arrange to have u party of five or seven to make the trip to the
registration office and save time.
—THE 1)11,UNO CAMPAIGN COMMITTER
Faith Kills Worry
Declares Miss
Willard
MISS EMILY WILLARO
SAN KRANC'IBOO, Jan 23.—Ut
ll* Miss K(ii 11y Wlllard travels with
her brother. Cbtrlri, th® noted
aviator. and a younger brother Is of
the lamlly party, too. They are
•Nim in the world, and she ht»
k»pt bouap (or them for five yrtrt
Hh. la a delicate girl.
"I never worry over my broihrr,"
she *a>« "When he flew over Im»
Awgvlea I told myself that I must
not give In to any feeling of alarm
You ae, If anytblnic happened lo
him b« would ne»-<l me there, and
would I bo of any use If I wre
aeifMutilug or hysterical.
"I think I am a good deal of a
mental scientist In a way.
Mia* Wlllard baa made several
nu-ht« with her brother. Hhe <I<-
the sensation aa "like an
elevator, going a little* too fast."
WOMEN NEED i
NOT TELL AGE
When you register you don't
have to tell your age If you
tfflrm that you are of legal
ag< that Is. more than 21
years old —It la enough Just
say "legal age." Tb-'ti give
your name, address and length
of time a resident here.
REGISTER TODAY. If you
haven't before The l>ooks
will be closed Friday If you
4o not register before then,
you ran not vote.
Tha books will be open till
# o'clock every night at the
I'refontalne building, opposite
the city hall.
Graft Probe in
Cannon's County
llty I'hIIMI rrm i
HANVH.t-K, Ilia.. .Inn. 23 Of
ficial probing Into alleged whole
nab- vote buying In Vermillion coun
ty. Cncle Joe Cannon's bailiwick,
was started today by the grand
Jury
WILL CONSIDER
INCOME TAXES
(By Staff Special.)
OLYMPIA. Jan 23 —Over the
objection of Sen. Nlc.hola of Seattle,
Sen Hryan of Kitsap unlay got
his resolution calling for an In
come tax amendment made n
special order of business for
Wednesday.
Nichols argued that congress
could levy money from the states
>my time It needed money, accord
Ing to population.
horse rnces, and he says If this
Hilling person Is elected the hand
hooks will he put out of business."
She was gone before the recall
petition man could recover his
poise.
denial Jag: "Whar.mvblll?"
Registration Clerk "What's your
name ?"
(>. J.: " Didn't burnallt hat."
H. {' Ward and precinct,
please."
O. J.: "Whaizama/.r.erkld?"
It (' : "I)o you want to register?"
fl J.: "Helton, looklnfornegaslf
flx."
"Sav," exclaimed a fat man at reg
istrailnii headquarters today, "If I
mglr/er and vote will they send an
antyniobeel after me election day?"
"I can't *ay," responded the regis
NOVELIST SHOT
WALLA WALLA
HITS CONTEMPT
The newspaper* of the atate are still commenting on the law of
constructive contempt, the sentiment being general that the law Is
vlclotia and ought to be changed at once. The Walla Walla Daily Hui
letln. one of the itrong newspapers east of the mountains, prints this
well written editorial on the matter:
"THROTTLING FREE SPEECH.
"A short time ago a superior court Judge in Seattle, acting under
the law of constructive Contempt, sentenced to Jail the editor and man
aging editor of a Seattle pa|>er because they had in their paper criticised
the Issuance of an Injunction by the Judge In favor of a traction monop
oly and against the people who w?-re suffering under exorbitant fares
"Two me* were punished under an old law which has beet} a dead
letter for more than 20 years, and which provides penaltlea for any com
ment made Inside or outside hi* courtroom by newspaper* or Individuals
on any case pending In his court.
"The vicious effect of a law like thi* arid the arbitrary and dangeroua
power It vest* In the court* to *uppre** criticism are self-apparent.
Whoever dares criticise any decision of a Judge may be at once severely
puniahed by fine and imprisonment at the di*cr*tion of the judge who
think* himself criticised.
"Since Judge Mitchell Gilliam'* decision In the case cited, the sent!
ment has grown up all over the stale that giving to a court the power to
suppress and punish criticism of Itself was a vicious and dangerous
abridgment of the rlghta of free speech and a free press a* guaranteed
by the American ooostitutlon. that it was a menace to the right settle
roeat of public question*, and directly antagonistic to the real *pirlt of
American liberty.
"No court* In the country stand higher in the respect of the people
thsn the federal courts. Yet the I'nited States courts were specifically
forbidden by act of congress ss fsr back aa 1831 to puniah those who
criticised tbem.
"Kill* have been presented before the legislature wiping out the
principle of constructive contempt—that I*. contempt committed outside
(be court room from the ststute books.
"Newspapers and Individuals must have the power to comment on
case* in court while tliey are on trial, and not after protest would be too
late. To (hat end It Is Imperative that the legislature wipe out the
present law of conatructlve contempt
"Many states have passed laws similar to the federal statute and
Washington should not be uebtnd In thl* Important matter."
League Hits Gill;
Endorses Billing
The Municipal Ownership league,
an organisation composed of pro
gressive thinkers along political
lines, today unanimously adopted a
committee report scoring Mayor
011 l and endorsing George W. bil
ling.
The committee pursued a thor
ough Investigation, going through
the previous reports made by the
GOT $50 FROM THE
WOULD-BE SLEUTHS
Illjr I IIIIMI rrf* >
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan 23 —
Harry Ihifour, alia* Harry Turner,
•aid by the police to be th» proprie
tor of the American Detective
Agency. was arrested here today on
a charge of operating without a
license
COMPLAIN OF
N.P. EXTORTION
IK) failed I'rewO
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.—Wash
ington state shippers have com
plained to the Interstate commerce
commission that the Northern Pa
cific and four other railroads have
Joined in ft plot to rob South Ta
coma shippers. According to the
complaints, an agreement has been
made whereby South Tacoma ship
ments for roads other than the
Northern Pacific are carried
through to Tacoma, only to b' 1
transferred to the Northern Pacific
and brought back to the starting
point.
The shippers also allege that
•he Northern Pacific charges 2>4
i onta a hundred pounds for the
transfer.
LF.F, NEW SENATOR
(lljr Cnltrri rrt»)
CINCINNATI, Jan 88.—Private
messages were received here that
| Luke Lee of Nashville, early today
was elected United States senator
! from Tennessee. I<ee win a dark
horae.
tration clerk.
"Well. If that's the way you guys
treat a felluh with a flat wheel. 1
think you're pretty cheap."
And with that the human Jumbo
left, with Indignation splattered all
over his large countenance.
'Who are yuh votln' fer, Bill?"
Inquired a roughly-dressed chap, as
he stood at the First ward booth to
day.
"Kwltcherklddln", Why, fer HI
QUI, o'course. Didn't that big fel
luh workln' fer him on the water
front slip me the price of a shut of
booze?"
"1MI1" shot a withering glance of
contempt at his questioner and left
the building.
Incidentally, "Hill" will lie
watched election day. V
round! investigating committee and
the committee from the Municipal
league. The report was an exhaust
ive account of (Jill's record In poll
tica, an connected with the under
world. the Arm*' lighting appoint
ment and the Kalnier Valley fight
Hilling the report characterized ax
a fiiehter for progressive
ments in the city and the itate, and
commended him to the people.
Dufour, the police say. advertised
for men to fill positions as detec
tives. On replying, the would-be
sleuths were made to pay a deposit
of $50 and then were sent to far
away cities to shadow mythical per
son*. Two men were sent to Vic
toria.
ROBIN INSANE
illy t'nitfd rr*<M.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 2.l—District
Attorney Whitman today declared
that medical experts had pronounc
ed Joseph Rohm, accused of wreck
ing the Northern Rank, incurably
insane and that he would never be
tried. When arraigned, Robin at
tempted to end his life by taking
poison.
WOMEN TO WO°K FOR DILLING
WITH CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES
MRS. EDWARD FICK
In charge of woman's campaign.
One Cent
* mighty (mall bit of money to pay for a newt
paper like The Star; eepecially when there I*
aomething of Intereet to every member of the
family every night.
nMI« ffrwT * s "
vLil 1 . MCHN Ik.
(H) I nnrtf I'ffM.)
NEW YORK. Jan. 23.—
David Graham Phillips, the
author, wag shot and seriously
wounded at the Princess Club
on E. 21st st. today by a man
who committed suicide by
shooting himself through th«
head.
The shooting occurred In front of
the Prim "ton club The a valiant
fired five shots Into Phillips' body,
using th<- sixth to kill himself. New
ton James and Frank Davis, mem
bera of the club, were descending
the steps of the building at the time
and caught Phillips as he wax fall-
Ing.
The author p,asped, "Some fellow
shot me."
He wan carried Into the club and
later rushed to Mellevtie hospital.
Mis condition Is critical. Pending
the arrival of the coroner, no at»
tempt has been made to identify
Phillips' assailant.
I'hlllip!< assailant was well dress
ed and of distinguished appearance.
David Graham Phillips la the
author of many popular books. In
cluding, "The Great God Success,"
Her Serene Highness," "Tbi Del
uge." The Rain of Olltr* "The For
t me Hunter," "The Second Genera
tion." "Light Fingered Gentry,"
I'he Work of a Woman,' Golden
Fleece," The Master Rogue." 'The
C "The Plum Tree" and 'Ths
1-oclal Secretary."
WOMAN GETS
SEVEN YEARS
(Br l Bllr4 I'm*)
NKWAHK, X. J , Jan 23.- Mrs.
Caroline .Martin, convicted of killing
her niece, Mrs. Ocey Sncad, who,
»li'' attempted to show. had died of
drownlntj in a bath tub. was today
M-nteneed to serve s«ven yi-ara la
the iienitentlary for the crime.
Mr* Martin's relatives contend
that ;bc Is Insane, and will ask
that she be committed to an asylum.
DILLING OPENS
AT BALLARD
George W. Dilllng, recall candi
date against Mayor Gill, will op«a
hi# campaign tomorrow night at two
political rallies. He will apeak
firat at laterbay and later Ballard,
Si" aking on the platform with him
at Inter bay will be Mrs. Rose Bim»
mons. llarry Wilson. D. P. Kaat»
tuan and George R Cooley.
At llallard. beside Mr. Dllllnff,
Mrs. J. H Webber, H C. Ilohlke
George H. Walker and others will
apeak.
HOT NEWS
That has NOT happened yet.
Jake Furth has Instructed all hit
employes to work hard for Georg«
Dilllng.
The V. M. C. A. have volunte« re<|
to watch the polls on election da£
for 0111.
All Giil workers will be served hoi
coffin and doughnuts by the various
church organisations on election
day.
Mayor Gill Is very glad the recall
Is tir take place, after all.
The Madison car line has added
40 more cars to handle the crowds.
Cars are running every five mil*
utea now out to Raluicr Beach.
But remember. It hasnt happened
yet.
A woman's campaign com mitten,
with headquarter*, workers, clerks,
stenographers — everything ffla
n.i 11 campaign committees except
1 slush fund —this Is the program
being arranged by women who l>e>
lievo In uie candidacy of Georga
W. I tilling. t
Mis. Thomas Murphlne. in charge
of hi adquarters, at the Seattle ho.
Tel this morning, was very busy.
Mrs- Kick, who is in real charge,
is In Olympla for a few days, and
until she is back and we have seen
enough of the women In the city,
we can't announce definite plans,"
she said. In a very businesslike
manner.
"We want tahavo just as complete
an organisation as our limited po-
Utical experience will permit." said
Mi Murphlne, whose husband ran
Poind' xtcr's Seattle campaign. "We
want to have workers in every
ward, and have speakers ut all the
meetings."
TWO DROWNED
(Itjr I ntt«*d I'rfM.)
\VHITKFISH. Mont., Inn 23.—•
The bod it of Miss Orace Kobinson,
a school teacher, and Joseph rava
naugb. a salesman, who were
drowned vesti rday while skating on
a Ink in in- here, were recovered
today.

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