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President Wilson Discovers Mexican Trouble
Is All Plot Hatched by Americans to Drive U. S. Into Wan Has Name of One Conspirator Pauline Frederick As Artist's Model TAKI .1 look at the back page »f The Star today and «ee the treat m *tore (or Seattle photoplay fans during the coming wee!: Pauline Frederick. Theda Hara, Hazel Dawn —«lld a lot more—a whole raft of 'era—the prettiest women in the movies One More Reminder of Our Recent Rotten legislature SIX little children, the younger* 4. the eldest 13, who live in a certain little home, presided over By a widowed mother down In Market at., didnt have any breakfaet Saturday morning. She didnt tall them why. They wouldn't hav# understood If aha had. But The Star la going to tell. • e « • • They are starving because the last legislature, which was too busy to enact any beneficial laws «>t its own, spent its time tearing down the good work of former legislatures. »■»«»»» —— - — — - . FLEET IS ON VAIN I MISSION ■ ■ WASHINGTON, Aug. 14.—The Mexican flurry was a plot to stampede the United States into war. Resident Wilson has uncovered it. It was pointed out %lay that three hours after his arrival in Washington fte revolution petered out. The identity of the plotters is not public property yet, but an investigation is being nude to discover what interest was behind them. The facts are: When Secretary Lansing met the Latin-American f frlnnißl> in New York, and while the president was % those in the plot felt the time for action Mamred. IMUN KILLED; DISBAND HELD : AT CENTRUM CINTRALIA. Aug. 14,—Peel- lag waa Intanao today againat Ml ram Spanglar, proprietor of • aanfoctlonary atora at Vadar. aaar hara, who laat night. In Mm preaence of hla four chil- Aran, anot and killed hla wifa ■ and titan attempted suicide. Tha Injury Spangler Inflict e4 upon himaelf waa euper fleial. Ha waa arraatad by tha town marahal and hurried to Carnralia for faar tha angry cttzene of tha llttla town would 3 wreak lummiry vengeance. Mra. Spangler's mother, Mra. Score# Ore. of Centralis. and an stker daughter. arrived at Vader •ertly after the tragedy. Ob account of Mra Spangler's Wmlarlty. and the dellberateneas * Ik* crime, the citizens of Vader •ere greaMy angered and threat* lynching were heard on all aldea. INU BALKS ON BULfiARIAN DEAL LONDON'. Auk 14. —Advice re ceived here declare that Serbia practically decided to refuse to ®4e Macedonia to Bulgaria In re •Wii for the latter'* participation In ®e war on the aide of the alllea. 'CHAMP, CHAMP: GO LUNDY'S JAWS ON HIS QUM AS ***** *****' ***** ***** ***** ***** COUNCIL HACKS AWAY AT BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR Our city leglalatora eat down to the buaineaa of budget mak ing at 2 p. m., Auguat 43, 1915. It being Friday, the 13th, they approached thalr taaka *lth .heavy heart*, fearful of •hat the afternoon might bring torth. "Somebody will get hurt thla waa the gloomy predic tion. Cwjociiman Lundy, who had JJJtocted to bring hi* gum with J™, borrowed a stick frotn The ■tor man, and the committee began toMMeratkm of the civil service "tlmat... 0 0 0 't »a« on pace 13, and there were ,*JJIJ Itetna In the first section. K*««l't that they cut the In' r«aa« ■"•d In one aalary. there were no ■PfcfWl. Tbere waa practically no I ST***" ''*er 'be 1916 allowance of The border troubiee were a part of the echeme. Preeldent Wllaon knows that certain American Intereata have for yaara offered auma to border "bad men" to organize "armlee'' of Americana and Mexlcane. lead them Into Mexico, and than turn back againat the U. S. border, killing Americana and deetroylng property to make Americana believe Mexl- Icana were marching againat the country. The preeent trouble along tha border haa the earmarka of auch a scheme. The intereata behind the bandits engaged are regarded aa being guilty of murder. Preeldent Wllaon knows the name of at leaet one prominent Weatern man who haa boasted for yeara that ha had a stand Ing offer of a great eum of money from certain American Intereata, poaalbly backed by foreignere. to organize a fake Mexican Invaelon. Simultaneous with tha bor der troublea. tha plottara work ed up tha Vera Cruz ecare. The preeldent hea learned that forelgnera were never en dangered there, but eomehow the plottere stampeded a few of the leee cool heade In the navy and warahlpa were head ed for "eouthern watere." WATER SHUT-OFF NOTICE Water will b* ahut off from the High service main In Waat Seattle, eaat of California «v«. and eouth of W. Myrtle at., on Monday, Auguat 16, from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. At 2:35 p. m. Police Capt. Charlie Sullivan rolled In. aald "(.reelings, how are a "d bulged him self, smiling. Into a corner. He weigh* 300 pounda If he welgha an ounce. • • • The committee voted to follow the recommendation of Corporation Counael Bradford In eliminating a messenger In hla office and creating the position of proceaa server at $1,200. Thla meana a saving of $000. The nieaaenger'a elimination re aulta from the fact that there will be a reduction next year In the city's condemnation caaea, and therefore fewer papera to serve. The committee then turned down the proposal of Mayor Blankenburg of Philadelphia for a co-operation of clllea designed to supply legal talent and data with which to de fend themselves In caae» before the The Seattle Star : The Only Paper in Seattle That Dares to Print the News : VOLUME 18. NO 146. Among other things, it repealed the mothers' pension law, and passed a new statute which has placed 5o families in this county in the same pre dicament as the one on Market si., or practically so, e • e e • The Market at mother waa drawing the largeet penelon paid to any mother In King county, up until laet July. Then the MO a month, with which aha had been clothing, feeding and aending her children to achool, waa cut off. They have managed, aomehow. to eurvive since then. But today they are starving. The mother came to The Star Friday afternoon. "I wondered If you could help ma." aha said. "I wouldn't Sporl Shirt Notes From The Star Pink Th* rdltor of Th«» Star I'lnk. tolnc * sloppy clr**s»r hltnsHf, ilUlikr* »i«m shirts, and th« sublet with blm hie bscoroi l an obs*ealon. I<* Krlday'a link h* |>rlnt*l Ih* follow Ins timl«r th» caption. "fIPOHT .SIIIHT NOTKB A •I'll r««lN> »•« ftMk Ur» spe-tM •Mn !**«!• • 4Uil»Hhi« air Ta (it# iH* military Iwh, s* mmmfi fill* imi'B, m«4lt«lM mr+ tkawtufl mpsori slilru thai '«•<«• with frufi at |1H brwU «fca4mm BH ny mr fU«ll r«l«ff4 rtitffsas. mmm lb* rmplofml M mmkm lb* MflB«l»«(; *pa#l •blrt •pmrlmt bf mm la wniir •« rrwiiß a tmrwiwMw rmtm# •+***»+. blati4a mmm •fmrt shirt* a| |wsl«| •*»*«*#• a# *114 rwmm ptak. Nbf M««. l**««Mt#*. M* |Wib mml 4#*p flat mi *M |a(4 Hhsb bIH fcrlag ««( iM iflliaif that# ee# m bl«B4 ramitivitM. Rthbh* app»ar at iMr hmmi la mwreM |r»«n. hflftil sraag», |w*r«rh Ma*. (Wt* p«rpli> nr « r«n«|f stbli rnmhlßsi tf rH sa4 ablta WE'VE SEEN HIM; WE CUNT TEL!. HOW HE DOES IT We have seen "Yuma." and we don't know any more about him than we did before. "Yuma" waa delivered to Man ager Itronson of the Emnreas the atre. at the corner of Second and Spring, at II o'clock Saturday In a Merry Widow hat box. the di mensions of which were 2 by 2 limn son had had the ho* Insure'! for 110,000, for safe delivery, and he had to sign an Inauranre release before General Manager H. C. Bur ton. of the Northern Express Co.. who delivered the box In person, would surrender It. ' Yuma." before a tremendous crowd. curae out of the box lie looked like a mechanical dolt In a soldier's uniform. He crumpled, collapsed and disappeared In the box The crowd followed the truck to The Star office. On the box sat n committee of substantial citizens determined that "Yuma" should not escape. In front of The Star building. "Yuma" reappeared, but not aa a soldier doll He waa a very much alive devil, and he was smoking a clgaret. He is a contortionist, who is to appear at the Empress this week. Moving pictures of the crowds, both at the theatre corner and at The Star, were taken by .laroba. M. C. Park, diatrlct elder of Pnget Hound North, will preach Sunday afternoon nt 3:30 at Valley Branch Mission, 211 Klrst ave 8. public service cotnmlaalon, afler the manner of public service corpor atlona. It would coat Seattle $400 a year. • • • At 2:42 Chairman Una*, In rap ping for order with 111* Jackknlfe. pounded hi* finger by iniatnke, anil »aid something that nobody could hear. • • • The committee v»jted to replank and repair the Stone way and Bal lard bridges •• • • At. 2 M Councilman l.undy. In a neat little apeech. Informed thoae present that the kuiti he waa chew ing had been kindly donated by The Star man. • • • A' 3 p. m.. aa the city engineering department waa being considered. Oil on Troubled Waters Kale aroae to a point of Information, aaklng If Mr. Ilaaa or Mr. I.undy waa chalr SEATTLE. WASH. SATURDAY AUGUST 1? !its. ONE CENT "Vh'/w*" BAN ON SPORT SHIRT Hippodror <e Psvilton Manage ment Announces Decollete Garb Is Pause. MAKES FISHER ANGRY "Why," Says Cssper, "We Might Just as Well Have Girls Dance in K'.monos." 1 NOTICE! o*ntlrmi»n mtahlriK to appear upon the danrlna floor muet wear collar and tie Bport shirts trn BAKRKD. TIIK MANAGEMENT. Manager Caspar Fisher has posted this notice In th* en trance to th* Hippodrom* danc ing pavilion. Th* n*w rul* goes Into effect Saturday night. "That notlc*," **ld Fl*h*r Saturday, "main* *sactly what It »ay*. Sport *hirt* are bar red from th* Hippodrom* floor from thi* tlm* on. "I do not want to be misunder stood a* crltlclalng the *port shirt as *uch. It Is a cool, comfortable, sensible garment for hot weather. Hut. It I* a sport shirt, not a danc ing shirt The time to wear a sport shirt Is while boating, or pic nicking. or pursuing other amuse ments out-of-doors. "A* a garment to wear at a dance, ft won't do. I consider that a man falls to show a lady proper respect when he wear* a sjmrt shirt to a dance at which he I* her escort "If It Is right, for a man to ap pear at a dance In a sport shirt, then ft Is right Tor a lady to wear a kimono." Thla la dreadful new*, for the sport shirt sometimes referred to a* the Gertie shirt has taken a tremendous hold ii|>on the fancy of nifty dressers everywhere. The young men of Tenlno, It I* *ald, have Introduced a new fad. When wearing sport shirt*, they also wear lavallleres. Our Central correspondent re port* that the younu men there are wearing sport shirts with patent leather shoes with white heel*. A young man appeared on Pike at Saturday morning. It la report ed. wearing tassel* on the cuff* of jhls *[Mirt shirt. • man. Lundy waa conversing *o loudly (between chanka on The Star man's donated gumi with Assistant City Knglneer Tledeman, lie did not hear the query, and Chairman Haas found It necessary to again rap for order, this time being careful to keep his finger* out from under. Councilman Bolton glared at Councilman l.undy. "l.et them hold their conversation In the anteroom," he advised the chairman • • » Twelve stable helper* who had been gianted $."> pcr-mttith raise* were again cut to $xu a month each, two more were added, and all 14 were u'anted Sunday off. At the same time a foreman who at a for met sitting of the committee had been fired next year, wa* reinstated next year, lie will continue at hi* salary of $1,020. At 3:11 p. hi. Oil on Troubled have come if It hadn't been for the children. But there lan't anything In the house for their breakfaat. I can't bear to aee them hungry." She didn't want ua to uae her name. She MUST apend her daya at home taking car* of her little onea. But ehe wanta work. And becauss the laet legislature wae a 8008 LEGISLA TURE (they didn't Intend to repeal the old le«. they eay; It waa Just a "Joker" that alipped in), THIS MOTHER MUST LEAVE HER SIX LITTLE ONES ALONE AT HOME AT NIOHT AND OO OUT TO WORK DURING THE HOURS SHE, TOO. SHOULD BE SLEEPING. "If I can get eome kind of night work," ehe aald, "we can get along. I thought perhapa I could get eome night janitor work. I muet be at home In the daytime. If I can get janitor BELIEVE RUSSIA BEATEN BERLIN. Aug. 14.—With th* Russian canter being *t«*dity thrown back upen the new Una of dafanae between Kovno and Br«*t • Lltovah, th* aecond phaaa of Oermany'a aaatern campaign waa today rapidly drawing to a cloae. Th* Slav cantar la retiring with little raaiatanc*. whit* th* assault* againat th* flank* of th* enemy *ra being preaaad ateadlly with the object of acat taring the field trmlii of Orand Ouke Nicholas. Field Marshal Von Hlndenhurg la delivering a terrific attack agalnal Kovno, the forte** on the northern extremity of the new Blav line, Thfre la no doubt that It will fall noon Military authorities here hellere the campaign will be completed Within a few week* They do not expect the German army to march against Petrograd. despite the fear of the alllea that the capital will he made the ob ject of a'tack. The opinion of critics I* that the Hnsslans have already been dealt a blow from which they cannot re rover before the allien are forced to accept peace The popular demand In Germany 1* for an offenae upon another front. They would like to see a new thrust against the French and llrltlsh line* It la accepted. however, that the eastern campaign will not be halt <•<l until the Kotiio and Mrcat- I.ltovak fori have fallen. GERMAN CRUISER IS REPORTED SUNK LONDON. Aug. 14.—One Ger man crulaer waa aunk and sev eral damaged In an engage ment with the Ruaelan Baltic fleet near Oeael Island Thurs day. according to a dispatch from the Times' Petrograd cor raapondent. The dlapatch declares the Germans were attempting to Waters again objected to l.undy conversing with hi* cut-off open, and the glass surface of the table received another drubbing front the chairman'* lack knife. It was voted to allow the state flah hatchery $1,200 next year for water. • • • At 3:2R p. m. Lundy went down to the cigar atand on the flral floor and returned with lw» packaxMß of gum lie added one stick to the on« he wa* already chewing (The Star man a donation), and throwing the balance on the table, urged lite boy* to step up They did, itnd thereafter there wa* n resemblance to a bombard ment of miniature machine guns • • • At 3:3f> Mayor 4Mil tamped down the tobacco In his corncob, anil swinging hla chair around, stuck hla feet on the braas railing tunning IOWA DOCTOR AND CHILDREN HE C AME FAR TO VISIT caroiyn and »■ ranee*, tne. uitia o-uyt.ie.. w -ambert. of De« Moinei, dodging the earner* In obadienca to th«lr divorced mother, Mr*. Rebecca K. Lambert. The man at the left i* Dr. Lambert. He traveled 2.500 milee to be with hie little glrla two hour*, while a guard looked on, at the Y. W, C. A. Mr*. Lambert would not concent to her former huaband'e request to photograph the children and, mietak- Ing The BUr camera man for an employe of the doctor'*, tried to eacape the picture. It wa* taken a* they were leaving the Y. W. C. A. bottle up the Ru**lana In order to be able to transport troopa thru >the Qulf of Riga without being molested. Oesel islsnd I* st th* antrance of the Gulf of Riga. British iteimer Talthyblus ar rive* at Victoria with 1L'.000.000 rurgo from Yokohama. Fire, believed Incendiary, causes lon* of |35n,000 In. "1 re»> lumber yards at Portola 'rnla. along Ihe front of the lobby. They droned on and on. Capt. Sullivan 111 a fresh cigar. • • • At 3:T>»5 Councilman lle*keth Jumped up. ran around Ihe room and sat down again. The Item for the construct lon of a new dock at Alkl beach, coating $3,000, wa* stricken. The committee decided the city could handle lis own port buaineaa, rather than turn It over lo the port, • • • At 4:0" Capt Sullivan hol*t»d himself up and crossed the room to converse with Police Chief Lang It chanced lie stood Inmicdhiteh In front of where Vic, The Star's artist, was making some sketches. Vic went Into eclipse. • • • At 4 :10 Ihe committee adjourned. There were no casualties. work, I can get home early enough to get the ehlldren'e break fast during the day. There were tear* In her eyes when aha finished talking. • • e • • Sometime after next May 1 she will get her penelon back. The new law provldaa that after a dependent mother haa lived In the atate three yeara, aha la entitled to a penelon. On May 1, thla mother can qualify. • a a a a Have you a job for the little Market st. mother? If so, telephone The Star, Main 0400. LET'S TRY TO GET ACTION QUICK— THEY'RE STARVING. SEES CHILDREN FOR TWO HOURS; DEPARTS FOR DISTANT HOME "My bableet Are they here?" It was a tall, square should ered man, perhape 40 yeara old. He stood In the lobby of ! the Young Women's Christian association. It was exactly 2 o'clock, Friday afternoon. He aaked the question of Dr. Mary Martin, of the protection de partment of the association. "You are —- ?" asked Dr. Mar tin. "Dr. Fred C. Lambert, of Dea Moines." "Ah. doctor, be seated." lie sat. Judge Everett Smith Imd ordered his divorced wife. Mrs. Rebecca K. Lambert, a teach er In the Grant school of Tacoma, to bring their two little girls. Carolyn and VVfrnces, to the Y. W. C. A. for two hours that their father might see and talk to thom for the first time In four years. It waa a sort of armed truce. Comes 2.500 Miles for Visit. Dr. Lambert had been unable, he said, to pay his wife $75 a month alimony since she divorced him In lies Moines, and the understanding of the lowa court was that he should not see the children unless he did so. Had the money been paid, he might have seen them at "reason able times" I But he had come 2,500 miles to Last EDITION WEATHER FORECAST—Fair TIIIM AT nK.tniK lll|li. U«. •:M ». »n .II « t*. 1 * m. 5 # ft. lill l> m, MM ft. I»:4* |> m . «.t ft. talk with them again, If possible, ami Judge Smith kindly bowed hi* acquiescence. Mrs, Lambert and thp children were to have been there at i o'clock. Children Break the Ice. At a quarter past the hour she appeared. The Itttle girls and former Congressman Bryan, her at torney, were with her. Dr. Martin had been appointed (Continued on Page 5) INJUNCTION ON DAY LABOR ON BRIDGES REFUSED BY -SMITH Three superior court Judges, sit ting en banc ne\t month, will de clde whether the city may or may not employ dav labor in const rue t itig appro ichos to bridges at i>..l lant and IB'i ave N \Y. This was the declaim of Judga Smith, wr.o Saturday refused to grant aa '.ijuiicfior restraining th<» ity frori performing the work by dav la ho.. (Jeorge N. Skinner, president of the Employers' association of Washington, brought the auit.