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Mr. Citizen, Your First Patriotic Duty to Your Country Is to Buy a Liberty Bond
JOIN THE ARMY Seattle womin recruita tn the Army Agalnat Wait* are learning important leaaona that will aid tham in their kitchen campaign againat Hoheniolterniam. THE QUICKEST WAY TO FINISH THE KAISER TORNADO KILLS SCORE; INJURES 100 IN MISSOURI ■V r>HH Pnm I.immmt Wire •T. LOUIS. May 31.—At laaat It persons ara daad. nearly a hundred injured and property damage eat I mated at 1750,000. aa the reault of a tar. nad*. which swept thru the lead belt juet eouthweet of ot. Louie lata laat night. Report* from Cape Girardeau to jjf} I'nlt.ed Pre** over long-distance telephone todav Indicated that the ton ado *wept thru a dozen town* In southeastern Mi»*otiri and weatem Illinois Report* rearhing Ht. lunula o*r badly crippled communication l*nes showed that Mineral Point. Sf mile* from here, waa hsrdest hit. Seven pernons were killed in the town and thre# at Palmer, a mile dlatant. Forty-five were In jured at Mineral Point and prop erty damage ia estimated at more t'lan |260.00«>. Two hundred per sons are homeless. Four are reported dead at firan- ItevlHe and two at Hlsmirck Hev • ral are reported dead at Hon Torre and Marqtiard. but all com munication to the*# pointa la cut cff. The *wl*ter also *wept Salem. Annutthou*e, l>ennox. Maple*. Licking. Kdgar Spring* And Ktlah. causing fatalities, but no word la available from those town*. ADVERTISING MANAGER'S DAILY TALK OPPORTUNITY May knock at your door in a hi* • ay through the medhim of an ad vertisement. Today, for Instance, the ad* In The Star may contain a message that will mean a great ileal to you. . Htandard Kurnlfure Co....Page 2 Kartell Drug Store* Page 'J Orote-Kankin Page ?, Liberty Theatre.. Page 3 Woodhouse-Grunbaum . . Cage 5 The Rhode* Co ..('age 0 Harcaln Friday special ...Page ft McCormack Broa Page C Puget Mill Co.. telling of a new proposition for those who desire a country home Head about It on. rase 7 Movie News and ad* . Page * '• aaer-Paterson Co. Page !t Jfon Marche Page 12 WWrieriek 4r Nel*on Page I 2 THE FASTEST GROWING PAPER IN THE NORTHWEST Castle Dropped on Roof; Pupil Killed, as Airplane Hums TORONTO, Ont . May 31 W K Frarer of Winnipeg. Canadian avi ation cadet, «* killed and Idem Vernon Castle. dancer and aviation Instructor. mlraculoualy r»<»i>e<i serious Injury at the Royal Plying rorpe' training around. Mohawk Camp. It txcaro« known today. Castle and hla pupil were Ju*t *• rending for flight, when nofliethlnc went wronr with the engine and there *•< an explosion The ma chin* imaxbed into a building anil Castle wa* thrown n*t onto the roof The cadtt wa* burned to death In the aeroplane Castle la not. badly hurt. JIT DRIVERS AWAIT HEW TRACTIOR PUT Jitney boa driven Thursday ex pected to be aerved with tempor ary restraining order* preventlnt their operation and were prepared to transform their machine* into donation car*." 26 of which al ready ar« running in Seattle Attorney Howe for the Traction ( 0.. at whore Instigation the order* were !**ued by Judge Smith. ha* rnnounced hi* intention to name from 10 to *0 more a* defendant* In the ra*e brought by the Trac tion Co. to drive them from the street*. Ilowe *av* no move I* planned to check the operation of the 'dona Hon huiaex" at thl* time. VILUSTAS COMING CLOSER TO OORDER SAN ANTONIO. Tm., May 31.— The a band of Vlllistas la approach ing the international border la the word rfwlvwl at Southern depart menl headquarters today A me* *agc from the Mexican consul at Presidio stated there *a« "nothing to fear from their activities," since the Southern department ha* enough troop* along the border to protect American town*. HE DIED NATURALLY After a post mortem examination Thursday, deputy coroner* declared James Vlahos. 40. flreek barber found dead Wednesday morning at 21k Fourth ave. died a natural death, resulting from heart trouble. Prlends suspected that he had met foul play, because |«'SO which they believed he bad In his |>oases*lon wa* missing when the body was found Stop Buying Permits Business dropped off abruptly nt the county liquor permit counter '1 hursday Consumers evidently figured out that the dry'law would endanger ttem If they started ordering now Musiness up until today had baen breaking all racorda. TheSeatUeSlar GREATEST DAILY CIRCULATION OF ANY NEWSPAPER IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST VOLUME 19 DR. HILLIS WILL SPEAK ON LOAN ATTHEORPHEUM SEATTLE RETURNS SLOW Seattle to date ha* only loaned 13.12T.500 to i'nrle Sam In exchange for IJberty I.nan bonds, which pay 3H per cent Interest according to fig ure* tasued by the Clearing House ,-.*»oclatloti Thtiraday. Her apportionment is $*.000 000 to l>e subscribed by June 15' Memorial day paradere, and Seattle people who were on the •treete to watch the cere monies. accepted more than 2.000 subscription blanks for the Liberty Losn bonds It Is espected that the majority of these will lend their financial aupport to Uncle Sam by sub scribing to the patriotic fund, for which Seattle Is In honor bound to raise W. 000,000 on her apportionment. Gatheringe ware held Wednesday after noon at Pioneer square and at Union st. and Second ave.. at which Edgar C. Snyder spoke on the mobilisation of the na tion's wealth. Rev. Newell Dwighi Itllll*. pas tor of Plymouth church, Hrooklyn. N V.. will *peak at the Orpheum tieatre Saturday, bringing a me* mine of patriotism, urging public arpport for the government'* Lib erty bond Issue. Not onlv the Liberty lx>an. but America's position In the war and elect service will be discussed by l>r lllilis at the meeting, which begins at 1:30 p. m. Admission free Dr. Illlll* Is louring the country 1 nder the auspices of tile Liberty l.oiin committee, acting for the secretary of the treasury, lie Ih one of the ablest orators in the country, and was heard In Seattle n few years ago on a private lec ture tour, at which time ha spoke at the Dreamland pavilion. Dr. Illllls will be accompanied by |j«wrence Chamberlain, an au thority on the subject of bonds. Mis book, "The Principles of llond Investment," Is called "the bond man's Itlble.' Dr. Mark A. Matthews will pre Rile at the meeting Sunday has been set aside by President Wilson a* the dsy on v hlch clergymen thru out. the conn try will speak to their congregu i.on* on Ihe subject of the "Lib erty Loan." A copy of one of Dr. llillls' patriot!' sermons hn* been litnt to every pastor in the city. Alon*o Helms, colored, is In Jail Thursday, charged with white slav ery, following Information furnished by hU wife, Eli* H*lme. SEATTLE. WASH., THURSDAY. MAY 31. 1917. LET'S HAVE A LITTLE TEAM WORK! By the Editor of The Star Till l I NTR \I. LABOR COL'NC 11. of Seattle la-t night parsed resolutions declaring that congress should be petitioned to repeal the select service law. To advocate forcible resistance to select .service, federal authorities have decided, is sedition But to denounce -elect service, and to protest its operation, say the organized labor irittcs of the adminis tration. is not sedition, but merely the exercising of dem ocracy'* prerogative of free speech Is itListen! In time of war the president of the I'mud States not only is commander-in-chief of the army and navy but he aU" is the commander-in-chief of the I(<),(*M).()i«l men. women and children who compose the nation. It we are to make adequate preparation for war and are to wage war successfully, it i* of first import attce tuat every one of us recognize the authority and the power that is vested in our commander-in-chief; that we not only recognize it but accept it loyally and cheerfully. Nnd having recognized and accepted this authority and power, it is the manifest duty of every one of lis to obey the orders of our commander-in-chief, whether the\ meet with our approval or not If 'hen a democracy, thru its representa tives in ( (/tigress, has dc( tared war, the very first sacrifice it must make for the period of the war /.» its democracy. If it is unwilling to do this then it should not de clare war. for war ts the antithesis of democracy. Thc\ will no more mix than oil and water will mix We believe that the idea of political liberty—that it is the inalienable right of human beings to govern them selves. which is the essence of democracy —is the most magnificent idea that ever originated in the brain of man. \\ e 'ielicv« that nothing has done »m> ■ <»ch for the proves* and uplift of the human race; lift the whole future of mankind depend* upon thkppkervatioii of democracy wherever it exist* \ND I RSI 111 - TION OF DEMOCRACY FOR AI'TOCAI'Y W Hl'R l.\ I R XI'TOCR M Y EXISTS World-wide democracy means the end of war* for the very simple reason that the ideal of democracy is WILL CHECK RIOTS Arrest Speakers Against Registration BY CARL D CROAT WAHMISOTON. May .11 —Germany« *ecrel helper* In America htve a hand In antl re«l«t ret lon plotting* federal agent*. running down the*e plot*, were convlnred of thl* today altho they believed that the movement I* not »uffl lenUy cen tralued to make It a tremendou* menace Kverythlng I* being done to crush out the plot* and to piinlah the plotter* Th. lat.Mil development* are In the oi«en niae* meeting* addre**e«t |,V | W W* anarchi.t* and kindred *plrlt*. Thetr effort, may he l,a*~l «n con.clentlO't* objection to registration and drwlt but. what ever their motive* »re. the department of Justice ha* ordered that .neaker* who preach antl registration shall Ik» herded In Ju*t a* atrenu ou.ly a* tho*e who u*e the malla to hide their traclc* and *pread their doctrine*. nn unt(J Tll<l „|,y every meeting that I* likely to l>e a hotbed of antl regietratlon will 1-e watched by federal agent, who are t" arrest any one who trie, to thwart the titration Wan* The department feel* that early attmmary action ha. damped the fear of the la* upon many of the plotter*, and that a* « result the danger h** been nearly checked What registration dav Itself will bring I* a matter that give* some trouble, ina.much a* antldraft riot* may be staged In *ome quarter* of the big cities ANNOUNCE 50,00 0 HILL DEFY DRAFT;SLACKER CENSUS IS ON .. . -...I !• «e IMWI Wire IHreel t» Tke ««er SEW YOKK, May 31—A secret rinsus of slsckers and antioon (.criptlonists Who encourage them ..»* started here and elsewhere t«.day thruout the V S. by govern ment agents Emma Ooidman and her fellow anarchists, louls I/wh tier's peace term-pacifist conven Hon the newly organized American In ion Against MlllUirlsm. sml oth er persons and antl conscription i rders were put under secret wutrli. Stenographic reports of state went* and speeches among the i ntl-flghter* here and elsewhere i.re being taken Emma (ioldman's no-conscrlp- Hon league announced today that 10,000 New York boys will refuse to register June 6 and that branches of the league are being organized In other cltle* which expect by tomorrow to have a membership of 50,000. The American Cnlon Against Militarism opened office* on Fifth avc Roger N. Baldwin, secretary, announced thst the union s pur pose Is "to give legal aid to the 15,000 youths who have told us they have const lentlous scruples netilnst military service and to urge the war department to make provision for their exemption." Among the active orrmlzers of this union are 1,. Molllngsworth Wood of the Society of Friends; Jlev. .lohn ilayneK Holmes, Itev. Norman M Thomas. Prof. Harry Ward of Hoston, Scott Nearlug of Toledo and Kdmond C. Evans. H. C. OF MEAT IS FORCED DOWN BY SHORTER RATION Hf I nllMl I'rww I «MMi Wlr» CHICAGO, May SI Without any organized effort on their part, Mr. and Mm. Consumer are swatting the high lost of niest. "there has been no systematic Ixiycolt. accord- Inn to packers' representatives, hut the recent rerord prices have caus ed the great majority of people tn the country to cut down on their meat consumption, while many Bre abstaining entirely. Sheep today were fl to $2.50 a hundred pounds under the prices of a week ago, with the greatest re duction in spring lambs. Western sheep are celling at $13.40, Western lambs at $15.50. and spring lambs at SIN. Ilogs were generally $1 lower, the bulk of the niatket selling it $ 15,nr. to »tr>.»B. Cattle were an average of 25 cent* lower, beeves selling at $9.20 to $13.70 and calves at $9.50 |o $13.75. Money makea the war go. Have you bought your bond? ONE CENT peace. War in the final analytic i* the clash of ideals. Will N ALI, THI NATIONS <>!• THE EARTH II AVI. 11l IC SXMi: J DEALS 111 IKK WILL BK WORLD I*I•: A < I One of the fundamental* of the president's war plans 'in thai we should at once rai*e an artnv by selective eon*criptn n. instead of depending upon the volunteer «v-tem. which ha- alw.tv* proven a failure 'IT IS NOT AN ARMY THAT WK MUST SHAPE AND TRAIN FOR WAR; IT IS A NATION," the pre»i<|ent has -aid. There is the whole logic and purpose of select service. Iti his proclamation fixing June 5 as the day for regis tration for srlci t serv ice the president has summed up the solution most admirably ( ontmumg. he says: "To thin end our people mutt draw close in one compact front against a common foe. BUT THIS CANNOT BE IF EACH PURSUES A PRIVATE PURPOSE." "I lie president sees clearly that the energies of every \n ern ati must l>e -haped to make the nation a unit against autocracy -against the common enemy. Private aim* and objects must not conflict with the national pur|<ose Private wishes must not conflict with our na tioiial effectiveness m war. f I verythiHg has got to give way in the face of our determination to win this war for world liberty. "The whole nation must be a team in which each man shall play the part for which he is best fitted." the president tells u« lie is right. Team play is what we must have. We don't want any backstops trying to play centerfield, or any pitrhcrs loafing on the bench when they're needed on the mound. We want te/im play. Team play is the redi *4merira* way of tffof j - Rut tnere is" this atynt tei a i<r our need of it tlut in tint be understood: £ Team play U had when the team works together utftder a leader. Team play is never had when >very member of the team tries to run the turn. 100 AUTOS WILL BE READY TO AID REGISTRATION More than 100 privately owned Seattle automobile* will be held in readine** June 5 to aaeiat In regietratlon, and. If rioting or dlcorder a'lould oc cur at regietratlon place*, to carry police and deputy iher- Iff* to the acene. H. W. Treat, aa chairman of the Automobile Reaerve corpa, ha* notified Lieut. Gov. Hart that any re que*t* made by the regietratlon officer* would be retpected aa commanda. Mayor 011 l formally accepted the offer of machine* Thur*da* Thev v. 11l he u*ed In carrying interpret < r* from precinct to precinct nnu taking officer* to outlying pre clncta. Some mav h<» u*ed in the lotinty to niah registration reault* from remote dl*trlct* to Seattle, where thev will he tabulated for immedliite telegraphlr transmittal t:i the governor and by him to the war department The county resist rat ion boar"! rorapo*<"d "f Sheriff Stringer. And llor W'artlall and Health Officer Clear Up Questions You'll find select service queries and answer* on page <» today If there i» some phase of select service registration you don't understand, perhaps you'll fluit ll cleared up there, Mall question* to "Select Service Ed itor" of The Ktar. Snarling, Thursday morning rec (mmended to Gov. Lister the men v ho will compose the second per manent board for the county. Thomas I'. Kevelle, of Oak i.ake, a lawyer, will act us execu t;ve officer. A. C. Wilson, a real i-i-tate dealer of Kenton, will be the recorder and Dr. W. E. Gibson, of Irsaquah. physician Permission to register Seattle's fiOn to 800 Japanese lit a central place by means of an interpreter fioni the Immigration department, miis received -hy - Mayor Clll thru l.teut, «-ov. Hart Thursday. Only after the selection has bean made and the names of those who are to serva chosen by lot will claim* for exemo tion from select service be heard by the permanent regis tration district boards. This Is the statement of the provost marshal in instructions now in the hands of Seattle officials. Five hundred thousand are to be drawn for service In the first tall, (Continued on page 12) r.% ICM% %% HKNN t% "K.mi.B LABOR COUNCIL AGAIN DECLARES AGAINST DRAFT Acting on the suggestion of the Green Lake Carpenters' union, th* Central Labor Coun cil Wednesday night reaffirmed its opposition to select servies, and went on record in fsver of petitioning congress to repeal the act. Hulet M Wells, free on bond, charged with Inciting sedition and conspiring to resist the authority of the government, spoke in sup port of the resolution. lie was greeted with deafening applause Wh»a Frank Cates arose to speak in favor of select service, he was unable for se\eral minutes to gsln a chance to be neerd. "That's right." said <!ate*. "you howl about free speech, but yoti only want to hear from those who think a-s you do." The resolutions were adopted after Secretary James lHincan and other* bad spoken in favor of them. Only a few votes were cast In oi>- position. It is expected that the question of the (ouucil's supporting Wells and Sam Sadler, who are jointly accused of dlstrlhuting anti-select service handbills, will come before the council at its next meeting If it does, leaders of both factions de clare the labor men will be split Into two parties Federal agents along the Coast Thursday were searching for agents of the Seattle branch of the "No Conscription league." Pam phlets printed by the organization ha\e been distributed in cities on the Coast, and their agents have paint ed signs advocating lesistance to select service on sidewalks and sign boards thruout the Pacific states. Pastor Quits Placc When Flag (Joes Up WORCESTER. Mass.. May 31.— The Rev. Charles K. Ileal*, pastor of the Church of the Vnltv. Unltar ian, resigned because his parish loners insisted on raising an Atner Iran flag over the choir loft. Altho an e<c militiaman and military chaplain, he is an ardent and pronif inent pacifist. , A. F. Haines has been appointed delegate to the committee of 15 of ihc Associated Chambers of Com mence of the Pacific coast, to repre sent-the local hods, by President A. .1. Rhodes. READ STAR WANT ADS Man under 21 yeara of age don't have to regiater for aeie.t ae'viee Tueaday But they can Join the Second infantry. Weather report: "Partly cloudy tonight and Friday." NIGHT EDITION Three Taken InN.Y. Six Reported Jailed in Chicago. One in Ohio WISCONSIN IS HOTBED \K\V YORK, May 31 — Three arrests were made here today a* department of justice agent*, continued their round up 01 anti-conscriptionists. Owen Cattell. a Columbia university student and son of I'rof. McKay Cattell of Co lumbia: Cha . Francis Phil lips, also a student, and Elea nor W iNon Parker w ere taken into custody by government ajients. While the roundup of theae anti conscriptlonlM* «as in program, at th* meeting of the F"ir»t \meri' an Ccngroa* for Democracy snd tfrm* of p*a/■«> were bitterly de noun'ln* the select (ervlce lav. "Thp rofuirriptloa net la both Im moral and unconstitutional." aaaerV ed Daniel Kiefer, prominent Cl«- rlnnati iun*l« taxer. In ihe rotirse of hi* attack oa. conorrtptlon Klefer >ald: 'Th« > firm duty of a drafted eitlf trn In to appr-al to tlir courts fat I rotation for hi* ronttlluUoaa| rights.' 1 Me said it would be in»- possible to force democracy on Ger-' Hght T declaration'! loa to being Pmatoanlaed Iputoj tarty load nbottta of % CHICAGO. »ratlrea In U» Middle WeH wmf centering their drive aegis at tt« nation-wide • anti-<xm»cTipttoa ,MM§ in Wisconsin today. m Clabaugh refused to aajr aaytlMßj concerning reported airaata !■ *|e vaukee or Chicago. It to kaartnK however, fhst four men and til »omen are still In custody of m eral officii Is in tlito city. MINISTER ARRESTEO f ST. PAUL, May 31—The arrest of Rev. C. L. Lehnert. fi*nwn UrtM<i an mfalster hero, today narked the climax tST the government'* ictlHi ties against anti-conscription prop#* gands. Rev. lehnert. It ia charged. toto the Mioneapoifs Liberty loan cote tnlttee to go to Jiell." and President Wtiaon dang with jnonl"* in a reply to a letter apUcitlns a Uk> erty loan subscription. BOY OF 24 HELD COLIMHUS. 0.. May 31.—Am nion Herniary, 24. was arrested early today and ia held for federal authorities for distributing aati uillilailat literature. TAX COMMmrEE WORKS ON POSTAfiE WASHINGTON. May 31.—Hav* InK determined on most of the basic changes in the $1,800,000,000 war tax bill. |ta*.sed In the house, the seriate finance committee today took up the publications tax. Postmaster General Burleson held a long conference with Sen. Simmons, chairman of the commit tee, yesterday, und urged a flat in crease In second-class postage rates to corres|>ond with the in creases in first class rates. Burle son does not believe the house "zone system" of increasing tax on publications is fair. AMERICANS SAVED H> I uitrU I'ri*## IW«wit Wire NKW YORK, May :i 1 Traveler* in New York today brought word <>f the rosette of two Americans In the crew of the Norwegian hark l>ion«\ sunk May l\ by gun fire from a German submarine The surviv or* were C. 11. Edwards, of Norman. Tenn.. and 11. K. Parker, of Ports mouth. All of the Dlone's crew were saved. MARKSMEN READY By I nilfd Pr*M l#«Md H'lw VVATERIjOO, la. May 31. —A. regiment of trapshooters. all splen did marksmen, was suggested at the lowa State Sportsmen's asso ciation's annual meeting here today. The meeting pledged the 1'..>00 mem bers of the association to the sup port of the government, and voted $,">OO to purchase l.lberty bonds. PUBLIC INVITED TO FAIR All are Invited to attend the fair I elng held at St. Rd»ard's parish hall, I Hitman City, this week, for the purpose of reducing the church debt.