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VOLUME 22. NO. 111.
Willard Is 10 to 8 Betting
Favorite; Many Even
Wagers Taken
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
TOI.KIN). 0., July 3.—Almost
over with their strenuous train-
Ini. in preparation for the big
fight, the pugilists on whom the
eyes of the sporting world are
centered, marked time today
Fifty thousand spectators, it is
estimated, have florked to To
Time of starting lite bout was
changed today, when Ad Tharh
er. president of the Tote do Ath
letic club, annountpd that two
preliminaries would be dispensed
This will Frt the first bout at noon.
Tlie big mix is scheduled to begin
st 1:30. Seattle time.
Jack Takes It Easy
Behind the sereen 4*>rs of the
Overland club. Jack chal
lenger of Jass Willard, the tyorld r*
heavyweight champion, sat cHeer
fully optimistic.
His 245-pound rival lolled about
♦he sun porch of a house in the best
residential district of Toledo.
Dempsey'n smile was to beam all
over the Overland cluh today. He
bad planned nothing. He is merely
waiting for the gong that will send
him in to the greatest victory ever
terlng of that glorious record of
bitter memories.
Willard will take a motor ride
The huge champion never has liked
the plaudits of the multitude, and
the obsession is growing upon him
He wants solitude and gets It with
the hum of the gasoline motor un
tVr his feet.
No one will be allowed to disturb
•ither gladiator.
Victorv Means Much
victory .mpiihh .»iutn
Defeat to Dempsey means a shat
tering of that glorious records of
Offer Even Money
on the Big Fight
NEW YORK, .July 3.—Ei-en mon
ey on the Willard Dempscy fight
prevailed on the curb today with
little money being placed. One bet
of $40,000 on Willard to 135.000 on
Kempsey wan reported here today.
Teutons Consider
Treaty Saturday
COPENHAGEN, .July 3.—The
Weimar national aaHembly will be
gin connkfTation of the peace treaty
Saturday, the Polltiken reported to
day. Ratification In certain. Maid
the nfwupaper.
Tides in Seattle
i Till RtfOW ! I BIPAV
k Jl I V * Jt I V 4
1 Fir*l low Tide I lr»t law fide
I 4itf 1 it ft l:IT I m 8.1 ft
I nm High Title I'iml High Tide
' 93* H m.. X 5 ft !II :>• m m , T 9 ft
Vr«ml low Tide N*»«N»i»d I«w lid#.
34 4 p in , " ? ft ; « 1 4 p m . • ft
*eeond High Tide lllili Tlile
Id r m . 15 o ft. 1 u o: IV m . Il l ft.
(ireen Field* and Pastures New
The Imperial Limited lurched with
a swing around the last hairpin
i curve of the Yale canyon Ahead
opened out a timbered valley nar
I row on Its floor, flanked with bold
' mountains, but nevertheless a valley
-down which the rails lay straight
and shining on an easy grade The
| river, that for a hundred mile* had
> boiled atid snarled parallel to the
tracks, roaring thru the granite
sluice that cuts the Cascade range,
took a wider channel and a leisurely
flow. The niad haste had fallen from
it as haste falls ffom one who. with
lime to spare, sees his destination
near at hand; and the turgid Kraser
j had time to spare, for now it was
but threescore miles to tidewater.
So the great river moved placidly—
an an old man moves when all'the
headlong urge of youth is spent and
his race near run.
On the river side of the first coach
behind the diner, Ksfeila Hen ton
nurneiT her mnnrt villa «* tfcs jxUm of
one hand, leaning her elbow on the
window sill. It was a relief to look
over a widening valley Instead of a
lure walled gorge all scarre,t with
slides, to see wooded heights lift green
Company Man Pulled Gun,
Say Striking Operators
Kirst reports of disorder* due
to Ilie itrikr of the Seattle (irl
Irlrplionr operators were rejjort
<■< l Thursday, (he fifth day of the
telephone lletip. Word *i« re
reived by the nlrikm that union
girls on guard at Ihr Hfsi and
\orth exchanges wfrf attacked
by company guard*. At the com
pany office* no report of the
trouble had been received and no
statement nan given out.
According to the union girls' state
mcnt one of the union girls on guard
at the North exchange was struck In
the face by a man guarding the ex
change for the company. A striking
electrical worker is said to have in
terfered and the company guard is
reported to have drawn a pistol. A
company guard at the West ex
change also slapped a girl guard's
face, it was reported to union head
quarters. The strikers declared the>
Orphan Boy Loses
$25; You Find It?
I/id any of you find $2."» anywhere
between Eighth ave. and Olive st
ind the public market, Wednesday?
An orphan boy, 13 years old. em
ployed by the Merchants' Parcel lie
livery lost a $25 C. O. D., and unless
the party who found same is honest
enough to return it to the Mer
chants' Parcel Delivery, 9."> Univer
sity st.. the boy will have to make
good the 'loss, which he cannot af
ford to do.
■ nterad Raeond Ohm Matter May t. tilt, at tha Po»toffloa a« Waattla. Wai h.. nadT Aef of *jy»rr»«i Marofc I. U7t
in place of barren cliffs, to watch
thinks of fern massed against the
right of way where f«r n day and
a night parched sagebrush, brown
tumblewccd. and iiurh scant growth
an flourished In the arid upland* of
Interior ltrltish Columbia had stream
ed In barren monotony, hot and dry
and still.
She wa* near the flni*h of her
journey. Pensively *he considered
the end of the road. How would It
foe there.' What manner of folk and
country? Between her pant mode of
life and the new that she waq hurry
injr toward lay the vast gu!f of din
tance, of custom, of Ha** even. It
was bound to he crude, to he full
of inconvenience* and uncouthneas.
Her brother'* letter* had partly pre
pared her for that. Involuntarily
ehe nhrank from ift had l»een *hrink
in* from It by fit* and *tart* all the
way, a* flower* that thrive l»e*t in
•hady nook* *hrlnk from hot lun and
rude wind*. Not that K*tella T!<*nton
waa particularly flower like. On the
contrary *he wa* a healthy, vigorou*-
bodied younir woman. aoftrcely Jo be
dwcrlbatl a*, yet im<J<nU
ably attractive. Obviou*ly a dausrfo-
ter of tlie well to-do, ntie of that
American type which flourishes in
to which American poll
tlcians unctuously refer as the hack
All Ready, Folks,
I for Victory 4th!
10 a m.—Baseball *amf, Seattle vs. San Francisco, at Rainier Park.
2 p. m —Band concert* at all tiie city parks.
2:30 p m.—Baseball game. Seattle vh. San Francisco, at Rainier
3 p. m.— Patriotic services at all city parka.
3:30 p. m.—Land and water si>orts at all city parka.
ft p. m.—Street dancing on Stewart at. from Pi rat to Fifth avenues,
alao at Woodland and Leschl parka and at the Armory.
10 '0 p. m.-rFireworks downtown and at Woodland Park
In a bigger, better and sanrr
ws.v than ever before. Seattle
will celebrate the nation's birth
day Friday. The day will be fea
tured by community celebrations
from one end of the city to tbc
other. Kvery park will hold its
Individual observance of the Glo
rious Fourth
Kollowing hard upon the signing of
the world peace treaty, Seattle's cel
ebration of the nation's birth will
take on a more reverential tone
Thousand* upon thousands of Seattle
families will be present in her nine
parks and beaches. The program for
tomorrow includes band concerts,
community singing, patriotic ner
vices, land and aquatic h ports, danc
ing and firework*.
Two liig Ball (iaincs
In the morning baseball fans will
flo<k to Rainier park to see Seattle
and San Francisco play.
At 2 p. m. band concert* at all
What's a Knife to Tap's Dear Life!
An American Paper That Fights for Americanism
bono of the nation. Outwardly, gat
ing rtverward thru the dusty pane,
she bore herself with ulmoat seren
ity. Inwardly she was full of mis
Kour days of lonely travel across
a continent, hearing the drumming
clack of car wheels and rail Joint
96 hours on end, acutely conscious
that every hour of the »« put Its
duo quota of miles between the
known and the unknown, may be
either an adventure, a bore, or a
calamity, depending altogether upon
the individual point of view, upon
conditioning circumstances and
vious experience.
Kstella Denton's experience along
such lines was chiefly a blank and
the conditioning circumstances of
her present Journey were somber
enough to breed thought that verged
upon the melancholy Save for t
natural buoyancy of spirit she might
have wept' her way across North
America. She had no tried standard
by which to measure life # values
for »he had liWjd her years wholly
shielded from tn«- human maelstrom.
fed, clothed, taught, an untried prod
uct of home and sfhools. Itar heud
was full of university lore, things
she had read, a smattering of the
arts and philosophy, liberal portions
of academic knowledge, all tagK-'d
city parks as follows: Volunteer park,
the Kirchner band, George C. Kirch
ner; Jefferson park, the Lombard
band, Charles Lombard; Mt. Baker
park, the Smelser band, Fred Kmel
ser; Alki point, the Lorbeer hand.
Otto Lorbeer: Madrona and Seward
parks, the Wagner band. T 11. Wag
ner; Woodland park, the Wagner
hand No. 2; Salmon bay park, the
Carrabba band, P. J. Carrabba.
At 2:30 p. m Seattle and San Fran
cisco will play the second name of a
double-header at Rainier park.
Patriotic services will be held in all
city pnrkn, beginning at 3 o'clock.
The parks and the speakers at each,
follows: Seward park, (Jen. F. S.
Hill, formerly assistant adjutant gen
eral. United States army; Madrona
park. James W. Reynolds, president
of the Municipal league, and Lieut.
Paul jones Mt. Baker park. Judge
Charles F. Clay pool and Lieut. Nor
man Coles; Volunteer park, I'nited
and sorted like parcels on a shelf
to ho reached when called for. Tlur
led under tl>e»e externalities the ego
of her lay unaroused. nn Incalculable
All of which In merely by way of
stating that Minn Kstella Benton was
a vounic woman who had (frown up
quite complacently In that station of
life In which—to quote the Phtlis'
tinea—lt had pleased tltxl lo place
her. and that Chance had somehow,
to her astonished dismay, contrived
to thrust a spoke In the smooth
rolling wheels of dentlny. Or was It
Pestlny? She had begun to think
about that, to wonder if a lot that
she had taken for granted us an
ordered state of things, was not.
after all. wholly dependent upon
Chance. She had danced, and sung
and played light-heartedly. accepting
a certain standard of living, a cor
tain ponltion In a certain act. n pleas
antly ordered home life, as her birth
right. a natural heritage she had
dwelt upon her ultimate destiny In
her secret thought* as foreshadowed
by that of other girls she knew The
l»rtn«w would tome, to put *tt In *
nutshell Ho would woo gracefully
They would wed. They would bo do
llffhtfully happy. Kxcopt for the
matter of being married. things
British Dirigible Is Coming
Near American Coast
# July 3. (I nited
Press.)— The Evening New* re
ported today that a wireless
from the R-34 at 0 a. m. (tireen
wich time) rave the airship's
position an 52.20 north latitude
and 34 went longitude—approxi
mately 1,300 miles from the
(ieneral Seelev announced In the
house of commons thin afternoon
that the H34 was only 835 mile*
east of St. John'n, N. K. at ft o'clock
this morning (1 a m. New York
The airship reported that she is
flying above the fog banks
1/ONDON, July 3.—(United Press.)
—The R-34, plowing ntolldly thru
fog banks in mid Atlantic, was mak
ing slower time than was anticipated
when the last wireless reports were
received from her. but wan expected
to reach America some time tomor
Asked by the Fast Fortune wire
less station if he were receiving suf
flcient weather reports, MAj. Scott,
commander, replied:
"Thanks, We are In touch with
Ponta De| Onda, St. Johns and Clif
den (Ireland)."
The Brltinh warnhlpn. the Tiger
and Flrnnwn, Atationed about half
way aero** to render the dirigible
any needed aid, hid not reported any
communication from her early to
LONDON, July 3.—(United Press.) —Wilhelm Hohenzollern,
former kaiser of the German empire, will soon be tried in London
by an allied tribunal, Premier Lloyd George announced in the
house of commons this afternoon.
This was the first official
announcement regarding: ex
piation of the ex-kaiser's
crimes against civilization
since publication of the peace
treaty. It was regarded as
removing all doubt as to the
allies' intention to bring the
"war lord" to justice.
The treaty contain* provision for
trial of Wllhelm, a* well no all mili
tary and civil official*, for interna
tionMl crimes, hut the impreMMion pre
vailed in nomo quartern that retribu
tion for the former kaJner might be
allowed to Im pne Into moral rather
than v»hy*i(-4«t pumehment.
Dutch Atlittiidr Cloudy
The attitude regarding the extra
dition by ihf Dutch government in
now cloudy Statfrnent* by various
official* In Holland have shown an
Inclination against turning him over
to any Othfr than the Orman gov
ernment, but the i>elief has been ex
pressed in unofficial circles at The
Hague that when the allien' demand
la actually presented, the Dutch will
accede to it. thru fenr of pressure
from the allien, if for no other rea
I noffii ial dUpatrlies reported
today that unusual activities
were observed at Amerongen
castle, where Hip former kaiser
i» at present interned. This was
interpreted a.s indicating that he
intends to move, tho possibly
only lo another |H>int in Hol
(iermanv Ik divided over the trial
of Wtlhelm. the military caste bit
terly opposing it. and the radicaln
openly advocating that he be tried
by a ' Jerman nociallnt tribunal. The
derman Officers' alliance recently
nent a communication to the Dutch
goverment, urging that extradition
of the ex kaiser be refused, and an
nouncing that. its members were de
termined to protect him from trial.
Uovd < »eorge stated alno to the
committed appalling infamies will be
committed appalling infamies will be
"Terms Are Terrible"
"The peace terms are in many re
spects terrible, but terrible were the
deeds which justified them," said
Lloyd Oeorge.
Restoration of the 1.fi00.000 square
miles of fSerman colonies is impossi
ble. he maintained, because of for
mer ill treatment of the natives by
the < Jet-man* He said that he reso
lutely opposed putting "any predom
inantly Herman territory under Pol
ish rule."
Lloyd Ceorge was given a remark
able ovation when he started to
apeak. He immediately announced
tiie Introduction of two bills to "en
force the most momentoua document
to which Britain ever affixed her
Prr Y*«r. by Mall. »f. CO to II 0«
Weathor Forecast* *•[n
Wt clllll I 1 UltLdai. m..<!<■«(<• westerly wind*.
STRIKE, 76 TO 67
The Central Labor Council, by i
a vole of 7# to 67 Wednesday
night, refused to indorse the five
day strike proposed to start •Inly
4. to »ecure release or new trial
for Tom Mooney.
The meeting was the *cene of the
bitterest and most decisive test of
wtrciiKth fa-called radicals
and <*Wtiset , vatlve*« thu* Ttie count'H
has witnessed since the February
general strike. Personalities were
rife, interruptions by the gallery
were frequent, and the largest dele
gatlon that has attended a meeting
for month** jeered or cheered a« their
respective favorites scored some,
point or ifTftde some particularly
striking statement.
Debute on the Mooney question
Whs started when J. A. Stewart, sec
retary of the Mooney defense com
mittee, marshalled hi* forces and in
troduced Agents who had Iteen fur
thering: the Mooney strike thruout
the Northwest. Ah these different
delegate* reported the discussion
waxed warmer and Stewart intro
duc*»d Kate greenhalze who deliv
ered a stirring appeal for the calling
of the strike, while making a report
on the situation in Portland.
N&sli Opposes Strike
Louis Nash, delegate from the re
tail clerks, answered the address of
Miss (Jreenhalze. and altho frequent
ly interrupted by the gallery, de
nounced the proposed Mponey strike.
.lack Duschsk. of the boilermak
ers. followed Nash, statin* that the
boilermakers' union, which is the
largest in the city, would not go out
on strike unless the of the na
tion went out.
Fred Nelson, *lso of the boiler
makers, asserted that he and not
Duschak. represented the true sen
timent of the rank and file of that
union, and favored calling of the
Mooney strike. J. Von Carnop. of
the machinists, spoke in favor of the
At the opening of the debate W. R.
Anderson, James King and C. F.
Mayhew all told of the glowing pros
pects for a strike as evidenced by
what they had seen while touring
different parts of the Northwest.
They had been sent out by the
Mount \ defense committee.
J. A. Stewart then read a tele
gram from strike headquarters in
San Francisco, stating that the
strike would be called. Stewart also
declared that a tabulated report ob
tained from Chicago, which is also
a strike center, showed that 104.320
votes had been cast in favor of the
strike and 22,840 against it. Fifty
19 Big Bombs Are
Found by Officer*
\\ A I.POLK. Muss . July 3.—(l'nit
od Press.) Nineteen bombs, whlcli It
was believed were Intended for use in
red demonstrations, wore found In a
shed heir today, according: to Chief
of Polite Thomas P. who
discovered the infernal machines in a
raid on the place.
The bombs, which were constructed
of heavy iron pipe five inches long
and five inches In diameter, were
said to be loaded with high explo
sives and equipped with fuses, read>
for use.
42 Are Executed
by Budapest Reds
United Press.) Forty-two persons
were executed today, and 36 impris
oned for long terms, its a result of
revolutionary court-martials. A
thousand more persons are awaiting
M;w YOHK. July Liberty bond 1
quotation* toita.v: first 4 s.
s!»4.!>o, dfrond 4'*. J!» ;<♦(*; first 4' t »,
s9.i -'O. *«•« «iinl 1' 4 f. third 4'i s. 1
$?».. iti; fourth 4 >. s!>< »0: Victory 3%'®. I
Victory 4V". py.yti.
si* Seattle unions have pone on roo»
ord favoring the strike, he also as
(>gra a Strike
"Thi* in not a majority in so tut ;
an union* are concerned, there being
more than 130 unions here." Stewart.* |
said, "but the number of men bo», •,|
longing to the unions that K vi %, n
darned the strike show that a jNtipfl
! jority favor it In Taooma, &5 ;«ft
ions favor it, and Tacoma Is gmn§">' :
out." r <
William Coffey, of the hod oar*
riers. took up the fight where Stew*
art left off. "Those who voted for'
this strike and now repudiate it, ara
traitors." he 'said. *
Vincent Brown, of the machinists,
also favored the indorsement of the
W \V. Levi, of the cooks, called
attention to the fact that three of
the five days named for the strike
were holidays.
• This will mean that some will ge
out for five days and others for only
two days." he pointed out. "The
shipbuiders will only strike for twe
days and the continuous service en*
ployes. such as the rooks and car
men will he out for five days. The
cooks are certainly not going out on
the Mooney strike."
Herman Kose. of the waiters, d<M
clared that only 129.000 of the 4.000.4
000 men in the country had vots<|
on the strike, and that it looked like
it was going to be a f.zzle.
Frank Turco. of the blacksmiths,
declared it was not necessary for the
council to indorse th*» strike as it ah
read 3* had done so*when James Dun*
can returned from the Mooney coiv
grcss held »ft Chicago.
"Chicago is going out 200.00®
strong." Turco said, "and in Detroit
40.000 are going to strike. New YortC
is also coming out. At Chicago, the
metal tradesmen wanted to strike on
May 1 and not on July 4. and ths
holiday would have been avoided, but
the culinary workers fought to havf
Tacoma Speedway
Races Tomorrow
TACOMA, July 3.—The greatest
crowd in the history of the Tacoms
speedway is expected to attend ths
seventh annual auto races at ths
track tomorrow. Thres
races of 60, 60 and 80 miles, refpect*
ively. are scheduled. Captain eddie
Kickenbacher. premier flying ac%
who won the 300 mile race in Am
gest, 1016. will be referee.
Aviation exhibitions will be
between each race.
Says Poilus Tried
to Cause Trouble
ROME 3, July 3.—(United Press.)— 4
The Kiume correspondent of the Me*«
s.tgero reported today that drunkefe
French soldiers paraded the streets
of Flume last night crying "Long
live Jugo-Slavia; death to Italy!"
The Italian police prevented troi*
ble, it was said. Gen. (iraxiolo pro#
tested to the French command.
Watch for
Your Rhyme
Each day several of the
rhymes entered in the
Want Ad Rhyme Contest
are printed somewhere in
the Classified pages.
Watch for yours.
See rules governing con
test on page 12.

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