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v EDITION WAPPY GUILTY OF BRIBERY Ex-Chief of Police, Convicted of Accepting; Money to Protect Vice, Is Unmoved When Verdict la Read, But Attorneys Were Severely Jolted —Jury Discredited Stories Told by Wappy Witnesses. Charles W Wappensteln la guilty. A Jury of 12 men who listened to the teatlmony for seven days, last night at 11 o'clock returned a verdict of guilty against the former thief of police for receiving a bribe of 11.040 from Old Tupper and Clarence Gerald, who ran the Midway and Paris houses In the palmy days under Wappy. From 4:20 yesterday afternoon until a few minutes before 11 o'clock laat night the Jury dellberuted, only atopplng for one hour to take lunch. SEVEN BALLOTS TAKEN Seven ballots were taken In all- Then came the agreement. Wappensteln la guilty, the verdict read. The sound of a pin could be heard In the court room when Judge Ronald handed the verdict to Clerk Phillip Ablan to read Wappensteln. seated between his attorneya. Will H Morris, on kla left, Frank Hammond on the right, bent alightly forward to bear his fate. He had come up to the court house with his attorneys upon re ceiving word from the bailiffs that a verdict had been reached, and was In high apliita during the brief wait for Prosecuting Attorney Murphy to appeur. He chatted with the newspaper men. and both he and Morris laughed good naturedlv. JURY NOTIFIES JUDGE Neither Judge Ronald, the prosecuting attorney nor the defendant and hla attorneys were In the court room when the Jury knocked on the door and Informed the bailiffs that they had reached a verdict. When they all appeared, the Jury were permitted to leave their room and occupy their box In the court room "Gentlemen, have you arrived at a verdict?" Judge Ronald asked. "We have," answered H M. Simmons, the foreman He then handed the verdlrt to Judge Ronald. The court carefully scrutinised It. and announced that It was legal In form. The verdict was then turned over to the clerk. "We, the jury in the above entitled cause, do find the de fendant guilty aa charged." he read. WAPPENBTEIN KEPT NERVE Wappensteln never moved an eyelid. Hl* face was Inscrutable, lie didn't betray the least emotion Morrts, on the other hand, was visibly affected. The verdict came as a distinct surprise to him, he said. "VICTORY FOR CLEANER CITY" Murphy could hardly restrain his satisfaction, and he hurried to the telephone to inform his wife that his continuous labor for the put sis month* had at laat been rewarded. "It's a victory for a cleaner city," Murphy aaid. Attorney Morris then asked If Wappy'a present ball of M* f SOO would be sufficient during his appeal, and Murphy agreed to let Wappy go on thla amount Wappensteln Is atlll under seven more Indictments, none of which, however, will be tried until September. . WHAT STRENGTHENED STATE The state's case In the second trial was greatly strengthened by the preparatory Work done In Aberdeen by Deputy Proserutor White, who obtained documentary evidence showing that Wappenateln bor rowed money In 1900. Inatead of loaning $5,000 to hla brother-in-law, E. B. Benn. BENN-S STORY DISCREDITED The Jury discredited Flenn's story that he repaid Wappy that 11- year-old debt of $5,000 at the exact psychological momenta when Wap pensteln Is supposed to have received bribes from Gld Tupper. Wappenateln had been chief of police twice In Seattle. He whs chief of detectives for one term In Cincinnati. Wappenstein wa*. per haps, tfce biggest factor In causing the recall of Mayor Gill when the latter refused fo remove him, despite the rumors of graft that had become rife with the very opening up of the restricted district, which occurred on the first day of Wappy's taking office. Wltbln a week 20 bawdy houaes. with over 500 women In them, a dozen gambling places, and dance halls, were In full blast. Aviator Atwood Flying From New York to Washington (By frmmm Hire.) NEW YORK, July 4.—With Wash ington hf* goal. Aviator Harry Atwood left Governor's island at • :46 o'clock thia morning on th« flrat stage of hia journey, which ha •xpoctad to break at Atlantic City. Ha hoped to raach tha big ahore re aort about 11 o'clock, remain there until 3 o'clock, and then resume hla flight to tha capital. Atwood in to day'a flight took no mechanician, in tandlng to cover tha 2SO miles to tha capital unaccompanied. The first news received of the flight was from Long Branch, N. J The flyer passed over there, nearly WOMAN IN TAFT'S REVIEWING STAND IS HIT BY BULLET w w w a * <Bp Vtllwl Prcaa l.caaad Hira ) INfKANAPOLIS. Ind., July 4,— While alttlng In tha reviewing atand from which Prealdent Taft waa to revlerv tha "aafe and aane" Fourth of / ally parade today, Mr a. Harry waa atruck by a atray bullet here a few minutaa before the preaident'a arrival. Aa tha bul let waa a apent one, Mra. Tude wiler waa only painfully wounded. Mra Tutewller waa Hitting Id the reception atand bealde the preai dent'a atand when the bullet struck her right leg. She declined to leave the aland to have her wound dreaaed, Haying that abe would aeek a surgeon after the parade. It waa lmpoxalble to tell whence the bul let came. The temperature here waa 98 de grees during the parade. In bin apeecb tonight Prealdent Taft will undertake to prove that reciprocity would be a good thing for republl'-:iniaatu. Politic* la fig uring largely In hia vlalt here. The our Funny Streak —»■ : 1.000 feet up. at 9:50 o'clock. He passed Anbury Park at 10:20, and, owing to mechaulcal trouble, was forced to make n landing at Seagirt, X. J., at 10:22 o'clock. If Atwood alights safely at Wash ington. as planned, he will have flown 625 miles In three days. To day he planned to follow the coast to Cape May. where he will head weat, crossing the I>el(twaro and Chesapeake baya nenr Baltimore, whence he will follow the Pennsyl vania railroad to Washington Atwood got a great farewell here, the harbor craft noisily whistling i and tooting a good-bye. adherent* of former Senator H< v erldg<- aa*«rt that no member of their faction haa been able to reach the prealdent. NEWS ITEMS FROM THE HICKTOWN BEE Th«» ("afaract II"m« rompmnr ma<ln ■ run to l>#w<on Tlll'a Koum today. *om*t»ody •melt * flr» but It waa only Tsil Till calibrating th« Fourth with on* «' tham Turkey dfarttiti Old I'm |# P!ph Horn ut down In a fr*ah m»(aH H* that hia alar* Angla ha«l aat In tha arm ehalr to cool thla morning iCah will La abla to ba around by night. Tha Morning Glorias b#at tha Bloody hi»iM by a acora of 101 to 4 thia morning Th#ra waa qulta an aiploilon In tha outgoing mall boa at tha poat offl» a thla noon It waa caua*d althar »»y a flrcerMliw or a laitar mail ad by Uddyann Taylor to that ahoa aalaarnan from Maattla. Ilf« raadara will ba daprlvad of tha dally abaft of wladam ladlad out by our vlllaga a»g«- I<afa Watar towar. today. I.a fa atartad In to ralabrata too durnad aarly The Seattle Star VOL. 13. NO. 113. OPERATION ON GIRL OVER Doctors Believe Skin Grafting on Little Clarice Whitter Will Be Successful—"Best Baby Ever in Our Hospit|] Nearly 100 little piece* of akin, given by 10 courageoue and aelf aacriflclng Saattla people yeater day. ara today covarlng the burned ' parte of little Clarice Witter's ! body. The poor little* girl thla morning .st the city hospital. areel«><l via ' linrs with her uaual smile Kh<- «»> ! lying on her ch«»t On account of her injuries ahe baa not lain on her , back for nearly eight month* rive of the people »bo yester day helped Clarice each nave up IB little blta of cuticle The other five were deprived of longer stripe In a entailer number. "Our Beat Baby." "She la the beat baby we aver had at the hoepltal," said one of the nuraea thta morning, aa ahe covered the little girl'a burned , body, "the never cries, ahe never complaina. and she has a amlle for alt. No. she can't have any candy now. In a few daya. when we are aura that tha wound* will heal and the operation la aucceaaful. aha can begin indulging in the aweet thing* that all children like." TO INIESME ENGINEER'S OFFICE Councilman Goddard* resolution calling for the remotil of City Kn glne«-r Thomson wu* laid on the table yesterday afternoon. Krickson. Heaketh and Goddard voting against the action. The resolution. however, will bring about an Investigation of the engineer's office and that la all that Goddard want*. "An honest Investigation will prove every charge that 1 have made," declared Goddard. "and with the condition* shown up, Thomson's removal will be certain A meeting of property owner* north of the canal will be held Wed nesday evening at 1062 Kllbourne to discuss the proposed regrsde of that section, and to conalder the regrade situation In general. YOUNCEST FRENZIED FINANCIER CAUGHT <|»T PfHM |.#n*r<l Wire IMrerl I© Mviittl* M«r Office > LOS ANGELES, July 4.— The youngest frenzied financier on record had his Inning be fore Superior Judge Hutton to day In the Juvenile court. He was Joseph Dresser, 13, who bought a cigar stand on the flash of a "phony" roll of billa and operated the place for two daya. At that time the owner, H. M. Smith, who supposed he had sold It for $1,250, "got wise," and the Juvenile officers started a search for Dresser. Smith told Judge Hutton ha wss out $100, two daya' sales. Judge Hutton only laughed. "If you let a boy of Dresser's tender age 'bunco' you," eaid Judge Hutton, "you ought to be out." The boy was released on pro bation In custody of hia father. tr ► USE DYNAMITE t AGAINST "BKEETERB." i (fly I nltad I'rnaa l4"*»wl Wire.) k NEWARK, N J.. July 4- In It an effort to rid the atate of * moaqultoa. 400 pound* of dyna k mite waa exploded lu the ► awampa here by the Mo«(|ulto k Exterminating liureau. Paget* to Raise Pigs SANTA IIARIIAKA, July 4.— Arthur and Reginald Paget, aorta of Sir Arthur Pnget, are the center of attraction at the Potter hotel. They will remain here Indefinitely, but upon the termination of their vlalt will go to a ranch near Hlahop to ■tudy farming. "What do you expect to ralne on you ranch?' they were aaked today, "Oh, we don't know much about farming luat now, but auppoae we will ralae plya, horaea and npplea at the atart." ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN SEATTLE THOUSANDS ENJOY STAR'S FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL Fre« Ice Cream, Cake and Candy fcproves Great Treat to Youngatera—Ex-Mayor Miller Ad dre*ae« 4,000 People at Part of Star'a Program, and Sport Eventa Wind Up Firat Fourth of July Festival. Thousands of people poured Into Woodland park today. The Star - * first annual Fourth of July Festi val being the attraction for tbe youngsters. l.ln<*d up by the hun dred*, happy boya and glrla pna*ed along In front of tbe aervltig table*, where 40 pretty girls handed out the free Ice creain, cake and candy. Sure there were some repeatera. What rould you expert from a healthy bunch of young American children? Many a boy, and touie glrla. too. after flnlahlng one dish of pure Seattle-made creain. would hop into line again and come up for a *<-cond treat Miller Reads Declaration. At II o'clock Judge John F. Miller, former mayor of Seattle, read tbe Declaration of Indepen dence. Thla wa* part of The Star'* program, and the people -crowded about tbe speaker by the hundred. In a clear, resonant voice. Judge Miller read tb« Immortal declare Hon to fully 4,000 people. He was greeted with tremendous ap plause by The Star's guests when be wa* Introduced. "Hoy* and girls and ladle* and gentlemen:" Judge Miller ad dressed the big assemblage, "It was over 136 year* ago that thla Immortal document was first pro mulgated. And It Is proper that It should be repeated on occasions like this, for It makes the heart beat Just a little faster for Amer ican liberty." Get the Star Pink Tonight If You Want the Big Tight By Rounds On the Street First, of Course SEATTLE. WASH., TUESDAY. JULY 4, 1911 PAPA PUTS ONE OVER ON THE BOYS When he concluded reading the l»<-claratlon of Independence, Judge Miller aald: "F\>r 100 years after the battle of Thermopylae, the Oreek children were taught to commemorate the names of every hero of that battle I should like to see a *y*tem entab lUtled In our public acboola to toach our children the names of all the signer* of the declaration—64 Immortal men." Tills «u greeted by cheer* and much handclapplng by the little one* as well a* their older com panions. Altogether, It Is estlmat OIIIET FOURTH IN SEATTLE Thie ie a quiet Fourth around police headquarters. The quota Of drunk* may be slightly larger, but otherwise arreat* are few. Three were arreeted la*t night for violatlona of the flrecraoker orjinance, two for shooting off firecrackera longer than the limit prescribed by ordinance, and one, a Chink, for eelllng firecrackera longer than the legal sue. Report* of accidents, rob beries, thefts and the like are fewer than on ordinary days. PREACHER 10 WATCH POLICE DEPARTMENT (By I nllHi rrf*» I4WMd Wire.) PASADENA, Gal., July 4 —City of I'aaadena has *et a preacher to watch the police department. The it- ■- Allan it TtlllDghaet, n D., Ihilvereallst, was appointed adviser to Chief of Police Wood. Just what his duties will be appears. In mu nicipal circles, to be a mystery. Tlx- appointment was made upon the recommendation of Mayor Wtn. Thum, the millionaire Inventor of sticky fly-paper, who is Introducing many novelties in the city govern ment. According to person* supposed to be well Informed. Rev. Tlllliffehast Is to he, In a measure, a preacher sleuth. JAIL BREAK BACKAMENTO, Cal.. July 4. A report reached here today I hat seven primmer! excaped from the county jail at Auburn early this morning. Ponses from here have been rtmhed to the foothill* and arc watching all tralnH and roadn leading Into Hacramento. • ONE CENT nuwi mmb Ed there were about 8.000 children In the park at noon and about 4,000 adult*. And tbe cars were atUI bringing them In Tbe day could not have been better for Tbe Star'a picnic Fathers and Mother*, on thla gala day. accompanied their little ones In many Initancea and formed little picnic parties Hot for the moat part, the children were under the direct care of The Star people. The aporta. race* of every aort. commenced at 11:80, Coach May bury of the Cnlversity of Washing ton being In charge. 16 KILLED BY HEAT IN CLEVELAND 'Mr I alfrd Prw I«wd Wlr* ) CLEVELAND, 0., July 4.—lnclud ing five Infants, 14 ara dead hare and acores are prostrated by the heat. The maximum yesterday was 100 degreee. The city's water aupply le taxed to the limit, and the city officiate have given notice that, If the heat continues, regulationa will be put In force limiting the amount to be allowed each family. LOCKxW \jr x x j WHAT IT IS AND WHAT TO DO FOR IT. No matter how apparently slight the wound, have it dress ed at once by a doctor, who will know how to cleanse it thor oughly and properly treat it to prevent activity of the tetanus bacillus, which results in lock jaw. Keep all such wounds open to the air until a doctor has taken care of them. The lockjaw germ is especi ally abundant in street dirt and around stables. It is harmless as long as it is exposed to air, but if buried in the flesh it im mediately becomes active and causes lockjaw. ONE KILLED IN AUTO RACE FATAL TERMINATION OF RIG AUTOMOBILE EVENT AT BAKERSFIELD, CAL—CAR RUNNING 65 MILES AN HOUR SMASHED AGAINST TREE, FATALLY INJURING DRIVER. < lit I »llm| I'rrM flatted H lrf ) BAKERSFIELD, Cat., July 4.— One man probably fatally hurt, an other Injured, one ear smashed agamit a tree and another burned, marked the running of the light car event In the Bakerifield road racea here today. Making 65 mile* an hour on It* fourth lap along the river levee, the Buick ear, driven by J. J. Jeffrie* of Bakertfleld, twerverf from the courae a* It approached the bridge and craihed into a tree, throwing it* occupanta 60 feet through the air againat the river bank. Davi* wa* SEATTLE WINS FIRST GAME; 12 TO 4 BATTERIES. Seattle—Zackert and Shea. Portland—Garret and Harris. With Zeck Zackert standing tbe Plplns on their heads, while Gar. rett. Tonneson and Stovall were tapped freely, Seattle won this morning game from Portland 12 U> 4. The (Hants took tbe lead In the first frame, when Ort'a homer tal lied two Another score was put across the pan before the Inning ended. The locals kept up the good work In the second snd third, and piled up a substantial lend be for* they permitted the Pippins to register one The detailed description of tbe game follows: First Inning. Mundorff fans. Casey out. Ray mond to Ort. Stovall singles to right. Stovall out. stealing second. One hit. I/eard files out to Mensor. Crulk shank singles to center.. Ort drives the ball over the right field fence. Bues singles to right. Weed flies out to Pettigrew. * Raymond hits a double to right scoring Bues, and Raymond goes to third on the throw to tbe plate. Beaton out. Casey to Williams. Three runs, four hits. Second Inning. yilllams singles and Is out try ing to stretch It to double. Men sor flies out to I.eard Pettigrew singles Harris flies out to Weed. Two hits. Shea walks. Zackert sacrifices, l-eard skies to Pettigrew. Crulk shank singles to right. Crulkshank steals second.. Ort drives out a two bagger, scoring Shea and Crulkshank.. Bues flies out to Mensor. Two runs, two hit*. Third Inning. Coltrin singles. Qeastly batting for Garret Geastly flies out to Weed. Mundorff whiffs. Casey flies out to Crulkshank One hit. Tonneson Is now pitching for Portland.. Weed doubles to left. Raymond flies oiit to Mensor. Seaton singles to center scoring Weed. Shea singles to center and Seaton Is caught trying to reach third Zackert out, Coltrin to Wil-1 Hams. One run, three hits. Fourth Inning. Stovall strikes out. Williams out, Leard to Ort. Mensor singles to right. Mensor goes to second on a passed bull. Mensor steals third. Pettigrew fans. One hit. I/eard knocks a home run over right field fence. Crulkshank out. Coltrin to Williams. Ort hit by pitched ball and takes base. Bues singles to left, advancing Ort to third. Weed singles to right scor MORNING GAME AT TACOMA. R. H. E. Vancouver 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 o—4 8 3 Tacoma 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 o—3 4 3 Batteries—Erickson and Lewis; Schmutz and Seibt. The Seattle Star Is FIRST With the News news of the conviction of Charles \V. Wajfpcnstein. At 11 o'clock last night a Star extra was on the streets, telling the news that the ex-chief of police had been found guilty of receiving a bribe. The Star was the only newspaper to issue an extra. The Star is always FIRST with the news. This afternoon another big extra will be printed. It will con tain the Wolgast-Moran championship fight. The details of the big "go" will be received over the United l'ress leased wire direct to The Star office, and the result will be told by this newspaper FIRST. fITY V/ EDITION fatally Injured. Jeffrie* escaped - with a few bruise*. In the second lap the Haynes car, I drive* by I). D. Phillips, *hlle rac- Ing 15 miles an hour, took fire and • wa* completely consumed. Buick Car Winner, i Lewis Nlkrent of I-os Angeles, driving a Buick "30," pounded down i th<* stretch. winner by 13 minutes t In the light ear event of tbe first i annual Bakersfleld rood races here i today. The Chalmers Detroit, drlv i en by (J. L. Weather* of Vlsalla. i wa* seeond, and the Kord, Q. J. ■ Packer, driver, was third. Nlkrent's i time for the 100 miles was 2:04:6 J. ing Ort. Bues out stealing third. Raymond out, Casey to Williams. Two runs, three hits. Fifth Inning. Harris out. Raymond to Ort. Col- Itrln out, Leard to Ort. Tonnesoa ! singles Mundorff fans. One hit. Seaton flies out to William. I Shea flies out to Williams Zackert doubles to left. Leard strikes out | but goes to first. Crulkshank sing les, scoring Zackert Ort singles, scoring Ix-ard and Crunkshank. ; Bues out, Mundorff to WilllanM. Three runs, three hits. Sixth Inning. Casey out, to Ort Stovall files out to Weed. Williams drives the ball over the left field fenee. Mensor safe on Izard's muff P grew files out to We«d. eiTerun, one hit, one error. Stovall replaces Tonneson Weed singles. Weed goes to second oa a passed ball Raymond files out ;to Moore Seaton flies out to | Casey Shea grounds to Williams. One hit. Seventh Inning. Harris flies out to Weed. Coltrta drives the ball over the right field fence. Moore Is hit by pitched hall and takes his base Mundorff singles. Casey singles, scoriae Moore and advancing Mundorff to third. Stovall forces Casey at sec ond. Williams forces Stovall at second. Three run*, three hits. Zackert singles. Leard pop* to Stovall. Crulkshank fans. Ort doubles to center, scoring Zackert. Bues out, Mundorff to Williams. One run, two hits. Eighth Inning. Mensor fans Pettigrew out Bues to Ort. Harris fans. Weed flies out to Mensor. Ray mond out. Coltrin to Williams Sea ton out, Seaton to Stovall, Stovall covering first. Ninth Inning. Coltrin singles. Moore files out to Seaton. Mundorff flies to Crulckshank. Casey flies to Seaton. R. H E. Seattle 12 18 1 Tort land 4 11 $ NATIONAL LEAGUE. MORNING GAMES. At Pittsburg. R. H. R. 81. Ixmlg 3 10 0 Pittsburg 2 7 1 Batteries —Harmon and Bliss; Steele and Simon. At Philadelphia. R. H. H. New York 7 IS I Philadelphia 11 12 4 Batteries —Drucke. Wlltee. Amos. Marquard and Meyers; Wilson, Moore, Chalmers and Dooln.