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PUNNING NIGHT SESSION AT MONTESANO
Weather ■■■ ■ ■ Tonight and Saturday, 111 I I ram; moderate southerly mil M III! Temperature tn 1 -i"t M Honrs ™ 111 P Maximum—M. Minimum—l 2. IBP Today ivnon—49. VOLUME 22. NO. 324. AS IT SEEMS TOME DANA SLIIETH | I » jN F.ARNKST. olncere and IjA I Mimmrhat militant lady writes m« that If I mn miSl going after the cruel fur trade, I will havo to go after the doctors who cut up live cats, and hoptoads, and frogs, and things; and after the packers who kill calves, and thereby cause mother rows great distress, and after the men who go down to the ■an In boats and cruelly catch ■mall fish with sharp hooks. And she figuris that by the time I have carried out this program I will he canned I agree that If I ran amuck that way, I would de serve canning—mayhap pickling, smoking and dehydration us welt I have no objection to the fur trade whatever. 1 merely remind ed the fair critics who scored my tomcat gloat that tliey were per pctuating cruelty by their crate < for fur. and that the pot and the kettle should be able to get along together on the pantry ahelf. Those who must sigh and sob will find enough cause In this bloody old world of oars, without going so far afield as a grief, •tricken cow. I never saw a grief stricken cow. but there may be L gome. W lam not a vegetarian. I like pork chop and a mutton chop, ilven If It's not mutton, but rather npora. * 1 respect the fine sensibilities of vegetarians. I can understand the Brahmins, who will not even kill a poisonous snake. because It may b« the embodiment of their maternal aunt, who died 40 years hock, but that doesn't mean that I'm going to lay off of rattlesnakes, fleas, woodticks. the tribe of cumex. or the,predatory cockroach . • . HOME hearts are so aoft that they squtph. And it Is a peontiar type of Intelligence that ■would Justify the wear ing of crucified muakrat pelts be muse father orders tenderloin. If the natural order Is the owe of truth, then the lower was cre ated for the sustenance of the up per. and probably a man has as much right to his lamb chop as the wolf has; and the mutton has the right to the tender, pretty grasses, growing so innocently be side the path; and the flea has his proper field of activity, and, In turn. Nerves some other hungry en | tlty. From top to bottom of the ladder of life, the various rungs fit In. each below the other, each as a •tep In the general purpose, and perhaps the lesser animal*, a* the were given for the nourish ment of man. Else what use are they? If the world was created for a purpose—and purposeless creation* are Infrequent—the sole purpose would seem to be the development of humanity from the lowest : bestial rave-man order to a pitch of being a "little lower than the •ngels." Unless one hold* to the animal soul theory; unless one believes that man la of no more importance in the scheme of things than the evolution of field mice, or the sal vation of sea crabs, the other things and creatures are Justified only hy their use In man s devel opment. • • • • if „ IERT AINLY we ran agree I J ~ I that while millions of babies perish for lack of [WWI food; while millions of fTwfml mothers work like beasts in the field; while entire race* are sunk Ijeneath the waves of depravity, wrong living, wrong thinking- there is field enough for our sympathies, and our mon ■ ey. and our labor, without cuddling a nanny goat or playing wet nurse to a tumble bug. J deplore needless suffering, not no much because of the pain it gives animals, as because of the brutalizing effect It has on men; and the relief of these domestic an ' irnals that help bear our burdens, and their painless death when ileath is met, are most worthy ac •livltles for humanitarians. fStut th> hide* of ten thousand a( # twenty thousand guinea Jplgs, af<- not • nough to balance the 'loss of one tiny prattler who Is kicked out of life because of man's Inhumanity to man. So I'm not going to bind up broken hearted crustaceans, nor comfort sobbing whales, nor sit up nights and smooth the fretful brow of a sick bull calf. Such en ergy a* I have I'm going to give to poor, deluded, afflicted, brow beaten, eternally hopeful and eternally disappointed humanity— men, women and babies; and let the dead cats bury their dead. If Bars Are Down Labor Wants Laws If the state legislature lets down the bars to general legislation, labor will ask for a program of I;iwh "necessary for relief of the workers." This wan announcement made in Btate federation bulletin today. Police Asked to \ Find Missing Man of Charles Emmett Pyke, a 23-year-old 0.-W. trucker, was m»de known to the police Fri day. Pyke was a returned soldier and lived at 1113 Seventh avf. lie disappeared Thursday. TRAME-UP; SAYS FATHER OF GIRL IN DIVORCE CASE PROBLEM CHILD FINDS A HOME Adopted by Well-to-Do Bel lingham Family Baby Smith, the "problem child." has been adopted by a well-to-do fam ily tn Helllngliam. her mother said Friday. When the little gtrt was horn six weeks ago Its parents derided to gtvs her up to some family who could af ford to give her an education. being In straightened circumstances them selves with two other children to | raise. Thru The Star the Bellfngham foe-! ter parents were found. There were many other applicants. "I'm sure they will give her love and good care," the mother said, after the child had gone. "They have , a good home snd plenty of money j and say they will educate her well. 1 I want to thank everybody for doing Iso much for u« and the little girt." Speedy Work Stops Fire in Hospital SACRAMENTO. Cal.. March 12 Defective wiring caused a small fire tn the Mater Mlsericordiae honpltal at 10 o'clock this morning. Quick action of fireman with chemical ap paratus prevented the blaze from spreading to a store room filled with paints, oil and gasoline. Gustaf Nelson Is Held for Killing ALEXANDRIA, Minn., March 12 —A warrant charging Gusts/ Nel son, son in-law of Uftlted States Sen ator Knute Nelson. of Mlnne*ota, with manslaughter was Issued hero today by District Attorney Walter Jacke. Nelson is alleged to have *hot killed Jofceph Middlettm, a farm #r, In a quarrel yretcrday. A charge of second -decree murder again*t Nel son was dismissed late last night. Berger Win# Stay of Court Sentence CHICAGO, March 12. Sentenced on January 23 of last year to serve 20-year sentence* for obstructing the draft, Victor Berber and four other socialist leaders obtained another continuance Thursday when the case came up for hearing IWore the U. 8. court of appeals. The five a/fected are: p.erger, the Rev. Irvine Bt. John Tucker, J. Ixrnls Kngdahl, Adolph Germer and Will iam Kruse. Says Hun Whispers Affected U. S. Navy WASHINGTON, Mjirch 12. Charges that the navy department w&h a victim of German propaganda were mad* by Admiral W. H. Hlms before a senate naval sub-committee today. Tills propaganda misled the de. partment into a misconception of the problem of defending the Amer ican coast during the war and pre vented full co-operation with the allies, Huns told the committee, which is investigating the navy's part in the war. 125 COAL MEN ARE INDICTED Many Arrests Arc Expected During the Day INDIANAPOLIS, March 12. Capiases for the arrest of 125 in dicted coal mine opera torn and work ers were iicattered thruout the cen tral competitive field today. Many arrests were expected today. Two-thirds of those Indicted late yes terday by the federal grarid Jury hfre are ojsjrators. The remainder are mine union officials and workers. The men are from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, Ken tucky, Missouri, Kansax, Tenness see, Alabama and West Virginia. They are charged with violation of the lyver act, fuel control act and conspiracy to defraud the govern ment im a purchaser of coal during the war. The Seattle Star Bn(rr»d mm Hoeon4 Class Mattar Mar «. SIM, at Um Postotnoa ai "-uln *ut.. nnd.r iba AM of Oengnas Mareh I, lit*. Psr Tsar, kr Malt. II ta II He Knows Irene Has Done Nothing Wrong, Despite Mrs. Kruse's Story Irene Crane, the 19-year-old auburn-haired girl named by Mrs. Carl F. Kruse. of the Castle apartments, 2132 Sec ond ave., as the one who broke up her home, is beinj? shel tered today in a tiny cabin, deep in the forest back from Des Moines. Here, her father and mother. Mr. and Mr®. Abner Crtiw, hardy plo neern have hi»wti oat a horn#' in tha timber, where they are ahieldlng the girl who, th*»y say, la th« victim of a frameop by stool pigeons, detec tives and a jealous wife. FATHER AND DOO MKKT VISITORS AT THE OATH Rndeavem to see the girl yewter day, to get from her the details of the "frame up" Into which she 1* dec olored to have been Innocently drag ged. were vain. Her father, a lean. Abraham Lin coln • type of woodsman. with lon*, ftpare limb* and a face that In tunned and weather beaten. met all visitor* at the (rate, beyond which no one passed—her father and his do*. "She Is not there," he Maid, mo tlonlnv with a gaunt arm toward* the little house that sits 100 yards tj*ok in the clearing. "What Ik your business?" h* asked, directly, stepping outside the irate and bolting it. "Well, I'm sorry She isn't here Just now. She hae been here, but has gone. Perhaps well come Into town together tomorrow There are some thing* In this rase I want to look Into." He leaned bark against ti. • . ! fenr«\ and stretrhed his long arm * along the top rail. The Airedale ter ; rler swprriwlf<i at his feet. NOTHING WKONG —SHK WAS JI'ST A UTTLK FI^WKR "You see," he went on. "this cas<- means a lot to me. I'm an old -timer-i here. I know a lot of people In Seat tie and In Tacoma. They know who I am. and the kind of a man I am. And they know Irene. I'm not done with this business—yet. "I have had a talk with the girl, and I know was nothing wrong —that she wasn't doing anything wrong. When she went to Seattle to work, *he was Just like a little flower, a little, soft thing that would be easy for Home kind of people to pick. "I've heard theso things about her being mixed up In this affair, and I'm going to town to look around a little for myself. And when I find out who's—well, then the girl will have a chance to explain her side." I Crane lookrd down »t hi* Airedale and kirk»i] a clod of enrth. •'SUITS BEEN FKAMKD—BIIK OKillT TO HAVE A CHANCE" "She's been framed up on, and she ought to have a chance to tell. "Be* that do*? I loth his front l%gs wero broken —see?" It was apparent that the bones had been set and the leg* had healed. "Well, sir. you couldn't buy that do*. He used to belong to General Green, over at Oftmp I„ewls. Got run over and his legs broken. They were going to kill him, but I got him. I rnrried him 11 miles in my arms Best dog I ever saw. "Well, so-long. I'll sre you about the other matter later—but first I will have a look around." Kruse Must Pay for Wife's Apartment Carl F. Kru»e, proprietor of the Pure Food Shop, must pay his wife's apartment rent while her suit for di vorce is pending, Judge A. W. Frater decreed Friday. Mm. K ruse's motion for $l,OOO suit money and $l,OOO t«»m porary alimony Judge Prater denied. Fires Two Shots at "Peeping Tom" K. B. Agen, 15 W. McOraw St., told the police that he fired two shots at a window-peeper Thursday night. "Th#» man wan about 60 yearn old and wore a black hat," Agen told the police. Liner Esperanza Is Again Afloat NKW YOHK, March 12. » The Ward liner Kspefanea, whlfh went aground on Madagascar reef, off Progreso, Mexico, Wednesday night, has been refloated arid arrived at Progroso parly thin morning, a radio gram said. Senators Probing Mexican Boundary HAN DIROO, March 12—United Htat«s Senators Fall of New Mexico and Hmith of Arizona, members of the subcommltteo of the senate on Mexican nfralrs, are in Han Diego, for the purpose of making Investiga tions along the border district. Oth ers will arrive later and hearings will be held. On the Issue of Americanism There Can Fe No Compromise. SEATTLE, WASH., FRIDAY, MARCH. 12, 1920. GREEKS TO HIT TURKISH FORCES Pcace Conference Gives Per mit for Attack BY KD L KKKN IX)NDON, Marrh IS.—'The peace conference has decided to permit the Greeks to attack the Turks In Anatolia* and take whatever meaeurns are nereenary to expel them from that region. It was harnfd semi-offlclally to day. This permission was given on con dition that after the campaign haa be«»n sucf-ossfully concluded, the Greeks will return to the positions occupied by them before the fight lng began. It was to have been specified that the Greeks may pursue the Turks as far as they deem neces sary. The Italian representatives were the last to withdraw their objections to the plan. , The Greeks In the Anatolia region are said to number 90,000 and to have 200 field pieces. The Turks, under Mastapha Kemal, number 40.000. Collegers to Put Up de Luxe Home Education de luxe will be offered reluctant freshmen by members of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity at the university. They have ordered Seat tle architects to plan a brick home, with sun and study rooms, and an ample dance area. California Ice Is Here for Wedding P.eulah Delmont Ice, 21, of Po mona, Cal., received a license to wed Clarence Eugerie Anderson, 21, of EHlensburg, from "Cupid" Morris Kennedy Friday. Thief Felt Safe Near City's Jail A thief sneaked tip to the city Jail Friday and stole the spotlight off Patrolman Watson's automobile. To say that Officer Watson is perturbed ia putting It calmly. Union Lawyers to Raise Scale Here Seattle lawyera are going to have a union of their own with a minimum wage agreement that will boost the cost of living for the harassed liti gant. The bar association's fee com mittee proposes a tax of $lOO for un contested divorces, $lOO appearance in U. S. court, and sf>o for a round In superior court. Rumor Shipyard Will Open Soon Thud Hweek, treasurer of Skinner A Kddy Interest*, left for Cuba Fri day. to meet l>. K. Sklnnnr, president. It Is rumored the Seattle yard, prac tically Idle, Is soon to negotiate new contract# and open up once mora. MOTHER JONES IS IN FRISCO Will Help Shipyard Workers in Their Strike OAKLA ND, CaL, March. 12. Mother Mary Jones was given an enthusiastic welcome by union men here today, when she arrlvwl from Ijon AnirH»*. Hh« wax hailed an the "Joan of Axo" of the bay district shipyard work em, who are engaged In a long drawn out strike. The strike, which l>eg"an October 1. 1919, is referred to by union men as.the struggle which will determine the fa to of unionism in thin district Motlier Jones Is expected to appeal to other unions to rally about the shipyard striken*. Her appeals to union men In the past have aroused them to* high pitches of enthusiasm. She In nearly 90 year* old. Housewives Fail to Block Permit Demosthenes lan logic and Cicerop lan passion was on tap at the meet ing of the Seattle board of public works Friday, when every housewife In the neighborhood of the Lafay ette school In West Seattle came In to petition for, or against, the building of a parage at 4202 Admiral Way. After prolonged argumenta tion on the part of the entire neighborhood, the board granted th* permit Cook Carries Gun, * Cops Arrest Him William Nlcoloff, 22, a cook, won't cook for a f' l w days. He wan arrest ed Thursday night, at Fourth ave. and University St., by Patrolman H. 11. SelM>nl« k and charged with carry ing concealed weapons. She Saw Marines Go Over the Top The marines went over the top at Chiiteau Thierry, and five of 'em did likewise Thursday night at the lly dah hotel. Ada Miller, a roomer, told the police she saw them leave with a complete outfit of her clothing, and she warita them arrested. Hic-Hic—Hooray! This Peril Is Past The hiccough epidemic, which has been sweeping the city for the past two months, is now nn the wane, ac cording to Seattle physicians Fri day. Wouldn't now be a good time to go see that suburban acreage or lot and get it ready for spring garden ? The best buys in or around Seattle are listed on Classified Page. MAN WITH MRS. DEMPSEY HELD ! Said to Have Gone to Tia Juana Races With Maxine LOB ANGKL.KB, March I*.—J. K. Gardner, under arrest here, charged with threatening. Intimidating:, In fluendng and corrupting a jrltnoss railed by the fedral. grand Jury at San Francisco. and Maxine Wayne, divorced wife of Heavyweight Cham pion Jack I>emp«ey, probably will be taken to San Francisco today, ac cording to federal officials here. • • • RAJ* FRANCISCO, March 12. Maxine Dempsey's trip to Ti Juana to the races occupied the at tention of federal agents, while they held Julius K. (Bert) Gardner In jail In Ix>s Afigeles. Mrs. Dempsey, divorced wife of Jack I>empsey. was scheduled to ar rive here today, to consult with the assistant I'nlted States attorney re garding the latest development In the case In which Dempsey is charged with conspiring to evade the draft Gardner and Mexlne Dempsey went together to Tl Juana from her moth er's home In Yakima, Wash., federal men said,' Gardner was arrested at Tl Juana with the aid of Mexican of ficers. He is a close friend of Jack. Mrs. Dempsey is the government's chief witness against her former husband. 300 Retailers of State Organized Three hundred state businessmen are on the way home after organis ing; the Washington Retailers' Asso ciation here. George A. Phillips, president-elect, of Spokane, said an educational bureau will he estab lished. and "no price fixing propa ganda permitted to creep Into the organization." • More Rain, Says the Weatherman No sunshine In sight—more rain due. This was Weatherman Salis bury's deduction today. Southerly winds will accompany the moisture. Soldiers' Bonus Plan Is Failing WASHINGTON. Mnrch 12. Threat of financial disaster if fur ther burdens are laid on the people will prevent congress from passing legislation to give bonuses to former soldiers and sailors, members of the house waya and means committee said today. Looks Gloomy for Rabbits and Dogs Alloy cuts. rabbits und fuzzy coated puppies nre alttiklng fearfully today behind woodufcfcdH and back yard woodpiles, its "the result of word received here that the price of pelts for fur has Increased 60 per cent In Ui« last year. Tagil WILL REARREST ANY OF MEN WHO ARE ACQUITTED Judge to Make His Charge to the Jury This Afternoon BY CLEM i. RANDAC GRAYS HARBOR COURT IIOI'SK, Montesano, Htrgh 12. AIUIO further delay dm eiperi mced In the Contrail* murder trial today when Judgr \\ Wilson announced that hi* Instruction* for the Jury would not bit ready until afternoon, attorney* Mill believe that the am will be in the hand* of the Jury before ad journment tonight. A night ses sion will bo held. It hi now thought. The largest crowd that has yet at tended the trial was present today, only to be disappointed when the an nouncement came that no session would be held until afternoon. Juror* and attorneys are equally anxious to brine the case to a close. Many of the Jurors are farmer*, who are eager to return to their spring plowing, and for this reason a short deliberative session is looked for In some quarter*. Regardless of the verdict brought In by the Jury, complaint* charging the 10 defendants with the flrnt de gree murder of Arthur MacKlfresh will be flLnd by Herman Allen, pros ecutor of Lewis county, Allen said today The complaints hare already been prepared, Allen said, and warraala for the arrest of any of the accnaerf L W. W.'a who may be acquitted will be In the hearts of the local sheriff leng before the »enllU Is brought In. The original Information on which the alleged slayers of four former eervloe men have been prosecuted charged them only with the killing of Warren O. Ortmm. Should any of the men be found not guilty on this charge they will be Immediately re arrested and prosecuted on the charge of slaying MacKlfresh. who was shot by a ,22-hlgh power bullet A red from Seminary Ki(lge, overlook ing the vicinity of the I. W. W. hall at Centralis- PROfiKnTOR EXPECTS VERDICT OF GUILTY MacElfresh was shot as he ran for cover when the volley of shots was poured into the ranks of the pa raders. according to the evidence brought out at the trial. He was shot thru the head and died Instantly. The hullet which caused his death was later identified as having been 11 red by A- Roberts, whose damaging confession first gave the Lewis county authorities the infor mation on which much of the case was built up. "Altho we expect a verdict of guilty of first degree murder." Allen said. **the complaints have been filed and warrants will be Issued to prevent any loophole of escape of the men we believe to be guilty." The new angle to the situation Is sure to prevent any hostile action toward the accused men since none of the prisoners will be released even tho acquitted. Oflloors in charge of the troops de tachmeht here guarding the county Jail and attaches of the sheriffs of fice felt confident today that no dem onstration of any kind would follow the verdict. That the prosecution will demand the death penalty for the accused I. W. W., charged with firing from am bush into the ranks of the American Legion paraders on Armistice Day. now seems certain. T T nder the Wash ington statutes the Jury will decide the penalty to be inflicted in case a verdict of guilty is found. Special Prosecutor C. D. Cunning ham will open for the state, to be fol lowed by Defense Counsel George F. Vanderveer and Defendant Elmer Smith. W. H. Abel will close for the prosecution. Louis Silvain to Be Police Judge Louis Silvain was appointed municipal Judge Friday to serve dur ing the absence of Judge Gordon. SOMETHING DOING EVERY MINUTE IN Mi! by Varick Vanardy Author of "The Two-Faced Man," "The Lady of the Night Wind" and many others. BEST DETECTIVE STORY PUBLISHED IN MONTHS Will be Printed in Twelve Installments, Starting Monday in— TIE SEATTLE STAR TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE SAYS CUPID HAS KEY TO FORTUNE Alaskan Wants a Wife by March 31--Writes Star Maybe It's an April Foot joke In the making, and maybe It isn\ but here's the letter received by The Star this morning from a you of man who *aya he must have a bride by March SI or lose a fbrtvna left him. conditionally, by his uncle. Editor Star:—Being a stranger'to this wonderful city and bearing at the many wonderful ways your pa* per hue been of help to the people of the community, 1 wish to sag that you and your paper may be of'|Mt help to me. If you will publish tUa letter. I am an entire atraofar, havtaff recently arrived from Alaaka. I moat be married by the first of April or else I shall lose a fortune of ISMN left to me by an uncle of tt I am married by the time I am Ml years old, which will be March Slat, Otherwise the money will go to other relatives already wen provided for, and I really do need the money and am sure that there is soma trie* Ktrl in Seattle that could lore ma If I could only find her. So ptaaa* publish this note in your paper. PERRY CUNNINGHAM, Address Gen. Del., ■ Seattle, Wash. Uses Home Lights for Rifle Target Dob Maine* citizens, aroused by mysterious firing from a high-power ed rifle thru windows this week, nounced today that*they have solved the mystery. "A 13 year-old boy was practicing and his only target at night was lighted windows," said Rnrl Carr. A bullet nearly struck Mrs. Carr and pierced two walls. Aching Bones on University Campus Indications of a sweeping head ache epidemic appeared on the uni versity campus today, following pub lication of quarterly examination I schedules. The grind begins at 8 !a. m.. March 22. and lasts four days. University Youth Missing, She Says Leonard F. Johnson, 19, Univer sity of Washington student, was re ported missing since March 8 by Mrs. Deßoy Johnson, the youth's mother. Mrs. Johnson told the po lice that she believed her son had either left for California or Texas, or Joined the army. Vets Indorse Gift Ex-service men at the university have indorsed the proposed plan of New to present a colossal statute to France as a memorial gift. to be placed on the banks of the Marne. Dr. Suzzalo Due Home From Tour Dr. Henry Suzzullo, president of the university, is due home tonight after a trip thru the Fast, where he sought faculty material for the state institution.