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Do you read the feature* to be found daily in The Star? They're new and unuibaL You'll find them interesting. Today, for instance, there's Ole Hanson's story of the lonely grave in the Cascades, on
IJ, Read it- Never thought Ole could write I ihe that, did you? And the story of the costliest Christmas toy on the Pacific coast, on page 4. And the girl reporter's aeroplane ride on page 6. And the El «f the scrappy parson on page 8. You'll find others just as good in The Star every day. *** __ it the news of the day in short. Amsppy an< ' entertaining style will be found in The Star. You to wa d<* through columns of And this paper is full of features. [lave You Character? Did You Know the World Can Tell by the Way You vSit Down? IT CYNTHIA GREY. t*ry wwt worement of |ik Mr I* founJi .l upon tbe Ml «T «Meotn> ot force No Aootd be wssted either inKlai, statulm* or sitting ftg pmcas realUe that the fln act of is done 4ft At Kptnditurr of ■ (real tttf sffe* Am picture* »*re posed by RIST SUPPOSING OLD SANTA CLAUS WOULD MISS ONE! r Even One Little-Chimney Kid Should Be Disappointed — and YOU Can Prevent It. I* FRED L. BOALT. W« are haunted by a fear. ( tell ourselves that it is hfeh to fear and that every 4>f will come right in the ' si- Bot the fear persists and 1 *• five us no re*t. k u that on Christmas day i •te little-chimney Wtrl«—per- 1 jj* only one litile-chimney | *~-wil! come to Dreamland wk. and will go away— tfttf&aaded. can think of no tragedy ■J* bnter than that. Tbe fear it a spcctre which i ■weft at our elbow as we **e. and i the night perches * the lied foot. One di'-ap- WW litJe-chimney kid! *!• the *pect»-r of a boy. Tip * y** 'he xiclt«rn< nt of happy HPfa. he comes running and ■J*®*. He I* late He fall* In, g*-*- it the end of tha line. He "l"" tnoch He has learn ■***r to «tpect much. A toy, a j*w eandi, » n orange, perhaps— ■J* wosid mean the fulfillment of *J®rl*inia« drean w «ae line rf boy* and girls pours the wide flung doors. "•Mad itrike* up There'* the ■* *W*j. with light. Th-re's a JJJMaIn of present* ready to be i»ay The children mar' h M,Mil ail receive their gifts—all. ** '*■ bot 'me! arc not enouKh gifts to go JN§QM6tmne> kid goe* away bands ;W. fear of our*. We be honest ly- believe —we J* WWHt woagb. But we want fcT ?*'' *id doubly sure. If one JJSWoir,'-, kid i a disappointed.; toOftl cur enterprise a failure J 1 kick in, some of you big- j r*."*y Kick In with a worth while. Come TJ«« h »Hh toy*. What do you W. " th«re are too many **' For th* matter of that, Cr* Mn 't be too many. Did 2 «b* ever hear of a kid— **pecl»lly a little-chimney -jetting too many Chri*t *■ present*? Bound Traction, Ught haiH J"*' in 925. f taaaka. It seem* like an an - >o a praver. If this keeps up, will be laid. A ■' 'Pnett is reg.j <led In Hit circle* as the world'* i«r,ot!ii whl«tler. He's whls ■u. * **r 'Dree t Imt-H ro .id the U#» whistled with Kllery's fill" many countries. He* fc|*am Wagner's hand here , Major Bennett hu» vol VOL. 14. NO. 251. Miu Msbe >lo«artl. (he pretty Ingenue who 1» one of the big favorite* tn the liatley * Mit chell stork company at the Se attle theatre The first pose denotes the correct way to sit; the second lailness; the third restless ness; the fourth carelessness; and the fifth thoughtlessness. There la a right and a wrung way to sit; there I* also a right unt«er»d to render a tew nolo* for the little-chimney kid* st Dream land Christina* Mique Fl*her and I went nut chopping yesterday for the "biggest tree that aver waa." Xlque ta a !>e*r when It cormm to pounding prtee* down. Wh*n salesmen were hard hearted, we wept and worked the sympathy racket. We bought a whacking lot of things concerning which we wilt not particularize now tt'a no fun knowing In advame what preeenta you're going to net. On the way we ran Into Rev Wil liam A. Major, pastor of Hethany church. Everybody knows and llkea Dr. Majos "Doctor," aald Mlque. "yoa're In vited to our Cbrlatma* Show." Dr Major said »*• would be there, lure. Mebby he can be r>en>iuidwd to aay a few word* about Christmas and what It means It doesn't do any harm to be reminded once In a while that the day haa a signifi cance deeper than moat holiday* given over to eating and drinking and the giving of gifts. Mrs Charlea Packer!!*, whoae husband la proprietor of the Union theatre, has given $10 to the fund and I* now voluntarily working among her friend*, gathering up toy* for the "biggest tree tbat ever waa.' WATER SHUT-OFF NOTICE Water will he shut off Thursday from 9 until S on loth av. 8., Yes ler to Dearborn; on Waahlngton at , 30th 8. to 31st 8.; on King sod Lam, 29th 8. to 32nd 8„ and on 32nd 8., Dane to Dearborn. L AUGHS mm PORTLAND, OR.—"AH THERE, LITTLE ONE," SAID AL William*, a* he saw a heavily veiled "dame" glide down the street. Al was arrested for mashing. He very nearly turned a flip in court when he wa* confronted by his fair" accuser, who ws* as black as tar. VANCOUVER, WASH.—CHAS. BLINN WAS SO "HET" UP about hi* son marrying a girl unknown to him that he bought a re volver and threatened dire thing* to the fair one Tbe non and bride dropped In for a visit. Hbe was so pretty that Hllnn fell on her neck. SAN FRANCISCO—KARL FRISCH WANTED A DIVORCE SO he locked hi* wife In a room and went to court. Wlfey got hu*y on the phone, called the police and yelled for help. A whole squad re ■pondetl She got to court. STOCKTON* CAL.—BURGLARS HIRED A TRUCK. BROKE IN to a store here and loaded a safe on the vehicle, then drove away. They took the >*fe to the outskirts of town and blew It open Ue *ult, 11 -f> In small change LOS ANGE' ES.—CAUGHT IN AN ENGINE FLYWHEEL, PUMP man Hint Kconey made 230 revolutions a minute with the I and landed In an engine pit 20 feet away. He arose really fretful be- |cause his Jumper was torn to shred* and the heels whirled off both his ahoes. The Seattle Star and a wrong -way to arise from a seat Do you )aui yourself down ? Do you ait loggily? Or do you •spress gram and quietness in your pose? Do )ou make the muscles work* Or do you make the whole body work la these sim ple Acta? As character la portrayed to some extent Id carriage, so It Is e*en more definitely por trayed by the sitting posture 2 NATIONS RECOGNIZE FRIEDMAN Doctor May Treat Tu bercular Daughter of a President. BY WM. O SHEPHERD. (By Cable to The Star.) RERUN, Dec. 18—1 have *een this week 60 victim* of tuberculosis sent to Dr. Fried erich Fran/ Friedman by the leading pbjrticiini of Europe it certified teat c»«s of hi# itreatment f««r tuberculosis. Some of them teemed in the Ust stages of the disease. Some were carried to the hos pital on stretchers, and in am hulancc*. Voluntary commit lees of leading physician* looked on as the treatment was administered. Government Interested. Throogh their minister* of the court of Emperor William, the gov ernment* of both Sweden and Uruguay today officially recognUed the importance of Dr. IVledman'* turtle *erum. Mlnlater Masson of Uruguay Is closely Investigating the Friedman method and If he reports favorably the physician will be Baked to treat the tubercular daughter of the pres ident of Uruguay. Count Taube, tha fHvedUh min ister here, hsa brought a tubercu lar patient from Stockholm to teat the cure Prominent among the physicians from all over the world who have been vitally Interested In the KYled man discovery are a specialist from Santiago, Chile, and a prominent Ru«slnn doctor, who will probe the alleged cure to the bottom In the Interest of their government*. WASHINGTON. — CONTRACT plana for the largest battleship In the world, t'ennaylvanla. sluiol to day. Bhe will coat 112.000,000, and her displacement will be 31,400 tons. THE ONLY PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER frl SEATTLE SEATTLE, WASH . WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEK 18. >912. ONE CENT UVans! When we walk *• urn con •cloua of being <>n«l*r rritlct«m anJ *• nor* or leia maak our a*lvea. Mining we *re l«> c«in arlou* of being atudled and «r». therefore. Itu rautloua about our attitude. To alt In an ungainly or ahivenly manner «how« either that we tack moral atarolna or that we lark poaltlve force in moral character that we are tending U> weakawaa lowing grip upon ouraelvea. aa It were WINDY? YES, A BIT! A 52- MILE GALE There Was a Vacuum, You See;and Nature I Had to Fill It Down In tho Southeast. •nm#- where. there was • vacuum lut night. Nature hate# a **Mtm Ilk* poison. "Oh. dinar! ' said Nature. "thore's oO" of tbooe vacuum* again. Watch ma nil II!" She looked over the Bdjacent ter ritory. and when her eye f«»ll r»r» Van ronvec Island, she chuckled, Kor juat wwr of the laland were lane chunk* and tegmenta of aimoa phere -much wore than waa aet«- ally needed a( that particular apot Ho Nature |rahM that a'mo* phere and began 'bucking It In the direction of the vacuum Hhe chucked and chucked and (bflfknd, and by morning there wasn't any vacuum ■ Seattle In Ita Path Brattle waa right In the path. High up on i b<* roof of th«« Hog* building la a needle which records the wind velocity for the weather bureau. "Weoooo rrrre on ourrrr. way «im V Hit that dod ga»<ed va< mnnmmmin'" aang the wlud. and the needle began to wiggle At 10;55 last night the storm reached ita height— (>i mllea an hour. Some of the blasts hit and rlchochrted off of the lopa of the Olympic mountain*, and < ame down sotnewhei* In Idaho. Ttiat'a why (he wind-veloi Ity waa eight miles an hour fastor on the ooaat than here. The telephone bell at police head quarters- rang alinoat contlnuoualy through the night. "The wind ban smashed our win dows," wnlled llmoron* cltlm ns over the sighing wires. Many Wlrss Broken !.lmba broken from trees were falling on and breaking wires. Lights In houses were going out. The wind lifted the top of the water tntik off the roof of the Sa voy hotel and dropped It, ker plunk In the ollddln of University at. It snapped a live wire at Den ny I tat lon, Oreen Imke boulevard. The wire writhed and twisted In the gale, serpent wise, and spatked ' and sputtered. nnd scared tho folks out of their seven senses. It shattered II plate-glass stortf windows here and there. Hy 6 o'clock the overworked needle on the Huge building ceased Its fran'le gyrations and pointed to a In rue 3fi miles an hour. Hy X It had dropped to the 2<>mlmark. The vacuum wns filled! 5 nORE DAYS TO 5 HOP Tba poatur* or tttrrlM which M«|n you hold your head high Mill* to lift your moral* up 'ftp keep well anyone ahould <k> tnll ami hold hi* head high roMrto <a of the divine gift "I w»H being Many carry them aartwa well. bat la alttlng they (lkV> ih« *l,ouM<r» to droop, IM cramping llm lung*, the hea»i the liver and other vital organ*. and weakening lb* ab (ktSloal rowaclea The aplnal CALL MORGAN TO WITNESS STAND TO EXPLAIN HOW HE CORNERED NATION'S MONEY BKKTCII OF MORGAN, DICTATOR OK FINANCE fly tlbtttd I'rMn tfiwd Wlrr WAHHINOTON. Pec. jh. ||ow thn nation's wealth l* dominated ■#T a coterie of financier* wa* In I eluded In evidence prwntad today to fh# house committee Investlgst i liikIiik the money trust. The (treat banking Arm of J. Plerpont Morgan 'Ac Co, was held tip a* the alleged I 'heart" of the combination. Mor [ttiin himself appeared In (hp com mittee room lit 2 o'clock, ready to ! (Ratify. He went on the atand at ! 2:45. Morgan's teatlniony waa brief, j the committee adjourning at 3 o'clock to tomorrow niornlng, whew | the financier will re*ume the atand. Including Morgan'* firm. It »a» iillt'ticd that the Guaranty Truat - oinptny, th<- National City hank und the I-'lrat Nation it hank, nil of Now York, have 341 directors In 112 corporation*, with uKKrcgnle re aolirce* of 12J445.000.000, 18 Firm* Control It All The data concerning the activity of Mte financier* waa collected by 30 government Invi allgutoia, who have been engaged In t'bla work for month*. An tinmen .> churt wun ex hibited to the committee ahowlug 'the financial ramification* of load j Ing New York, Itoston and Chicago ' firms. it ahowi d thut IS firm*, HOME EDITION ■ column become* curved, and ere long remain* an. raudng a deformity which la Irremedi able. Hitch condition* weaken the body, lower the vitality and make It poaalble lor dlaeaae to follow, in order to function properly, the re*pectlv» parti and orguna of the body muat au*taln the right relative po*l tlona to each other No iu> chine can run rightly nul< »a It be aet right. All marhlnary abould be run ( wl lh 180 member*. hold director ships In 134 of the wealthlcßt cor poration* In the country, controll- I Ing f23,325.000,000 In resource* and capitalization. 180 Financial Giant* These 180 men. It waa alii-Red. hold 385 directorship# In 41 great ! bank* and trust companies, with nggrugate resources of $3,832,000,- 000. tf>6 directorships in SI rail | roads, capitalized at $12,193,000,000. 150 directorships In 11 Insurance j companies with assets of $2,6111, 1000,000, si* directorships In two exprcas companies, and four dlrcc ' torships in one steamship company, with a combined capacity of $285, 1000,000, and a gross annual Income iof $97,000,000, 98 directorships In i Industrial corporation*, capitalized at $3,683,000,000. anil 4fc dlrnclor ships In .19 public utility corpora lions, capitalized at $2,820,000,000. The churt showed Morgan to be the head and front of the alleged combine. Ills concern, It was al legcd, controls 23 directors In 13 hanks and trust impnnles. with resources of $1,400,000,000 and de posit* of $989,000,000, four direc tor* lit four Insurance companies, with assets of $ 1,249.000,000, and 20 directors In 12 railroad*, capital ized at $4,379,000,000. A good Christmas present would be The Seattle Star, with it* daily chronicle of event* in the greatest city in the Northwest. Send it to relatives or friend#. It's $3.25 a year by mail. upon it '- principle of Ihe #eon nmr of «Mr|r >r power, and in this rmiMrl the body I* a ma chine and each part mum sus tain Its right relation to the other |*rU Otherwise, the ropes, the pulley*, the binge*, the pipes. the lever*, the ventil ator* and atl other part* ceas# to function well When * peaking of posture and attitude a* expressing the mental and the moral condition. It la well to remember that PARCE POST LAW TO GIVE WALLOP TO COST OF LIVING If You Need Eggs or Butter, Just Call Friend Farmer and Tell Him to Mail 'Em. The parcel# post law, which goes Into effect Jan lul. will do much to redwc the co#t of living. I'nder the new law. all farm product# may be mailed aa fourth j clan* matter. This mean# the .'anmer can (end fnodatuffa to the consumer In the city at a reduced rate. Many Seattle fam , tiles now are making arrange meota to net their «mi>. butter, milk and poultry througn the mall. | It may Ik l do unuaual thing to hear a housewife call up a farmer and order a dozen eggs. two pounds of butter and a chicken, and add: : , 'and be aurc to catch the morning , mall." • Postmaster Russell today declar ed: "1 am #ur* the parrel# p«#t will. In a short time, have Its effect on reducing the cost of living Where the farmer now haa to hitch i | up and drive to town to take In n ' few dozen eggs and 20 pound* Of 1 butter, perhaps, wasting a whole 'day 111 the process. h«- now will bo sble to do up his product# lu |>ort ! able packages, leave ihem at the mall box, and go back to his farm work. "He'll get his stuff to town cheaper, and he'll be alile to put In money-making work while It Is go ing there He'll make more money, and he'll be able to sell cheaper." DO YOU BELIEVE IN SIGNS? J. C. Corey does—especially those of the excel lent quality which he turns out in his sign shop at First and Madison. In fact, he believes in them so strongly that he advertises them every Wednes day in The Star. You will find this ad on page 6 in today's Star. When needing anything in the sign line, don't fail to look up Corey's ad. Elliott 44 and Main 9400 are The Star want ad numbers. Call either one and you will receive prompt, courteous attention. The Star guarantees more than 40,000 paid circulation daily. If more convenient, call at the downtown office, 229 Union St., with Souvenir & Cuiio Shop. pride may carry one In a falrty good manner So there are persona of little or no moral Htaimna who. to the untrained obaerver, make a (air showing. To one who is a careful ob aerver. pride and unworthlness will In time betray Itaelf. To the ex pent It l» a* easy a* pick ing diamonds out of common stone*. Study and observatmo Is important because It aids us in the correction of our own weaknesses and faults. To most person# the parcels post Is it ill something of a mystery. Most of them haven't much of an Idea what It mean# and how It will work. It Is simply this: Unci# Sam is going Into what Is practically An express business He's going to de liver any or ail parcels that don't weigh over 11 pounds, or do not measure, total length and breadth, si* feet. That will include nearly everything now Mint by express. And he's going to do It cheap. H« Isn't going Into the business to make money. Hundred# of letters have been sent out to local merchants telling them of the new law and asking them what use they expect to make of 1L Very few replies htv« l»cen received Those state they cannot tell what they will do until the law take# effect. To almost everyone the law I# something of an experiment, and until It actually gets to working and they realize the labor and money-saving advantages, they will 'probably not use It much. Oenunny and England both bav# the parcel# po#t. In both countries it has proven practical and 1# decid edly popular. lii this country the express com munis# are planning revisions of their rate schedules in order to [compete with the government.