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John Strong Is Wanted In
West Const Cities
SAN FRANCIPOO May IS Pt»
ItM of several cltle* Ipila \ cunt In
tied a search for John Strong. oil
promoter »n>l bond broker, who l«
alleged to have oht.ilned mor» than
110.000 from « score of persons or.
tho Pacific Coast by meana of fraud
Ulrnt I'Jirtk and stock UansaoUons
Strong I* declared to hive posed
as a grandson of a former New
York Bi iyfir ami a brother in low of
Harry I'ayne Whitney. New \.>rk
multi-millionaire. strong operated
also tn !*>» AiiHm Fresno, Salt
l*ke and Tacoma. tt la said
Open State Lodge
Tbe STth annual grand lodge of
the Knight* of I'ythl.is opened at 10
a. m. Tuesday at l*ythian hall. First
ave. and Pike *t. A reception for
officers this evening and a parade
Wednesday are on the proem in for
The I*ythtan Slater* are holding
their meetings at Moon hall. The
first wtia belli Tuesday at 8 a. m.
The Big Brother
Combat the high price of sugar
with a war-learned lesson—Cook
and preserve with
' You can use Melomar alone or with a
proportion of sugar with perfect success.
When you note how you
cut your sugar bill
—you'll he surprised!
Get a Crimson Ram- jPT~ - I )
bier Recipe Cabinet by La
sending us a Crimson f 1
Rambler Syrup Label J
and 10 cents.
CONNER & CO. ,
He is tho most widely known dentist in this country.
He is the Inost successful dentist in the United States.
He and his associates have the largest dental practice
in the world, operating 21 complete offices in 20 cities.
His success has come hy giving better dentistry for less
money and l>v taking the fear of pain from dental work.
He is Dr. Painless Parker, whose life experience has
heen boiled down into the K. H. Parker System.
It is a system which has for twenty-seven years aimed
to throw out of dentistry that which wus bad, and retain
only that which is good. »
M PAINLESS PARKER DENTIST
VSYSTEM/ I sin* the •
E. It. PARKER SYSTEM
1619 West lake Ave.
("Painless Parker Dentist" and
• "E. It. Parker System")
Veterans to Hear
Clark P. Bissett
VAttdrvlll* will th« feature of
an o|Hift meeting of Italnler |M»*t No
21. America! l«e*k»n, at HUfiH Third
Ave., Turmtny nlfht at * o'clock. Prof.
Clark V Hlwtt, of th« university,
will Addrra* the meeting on "The
nit lon of the Returned Moltfter In
Amerto*n I'olitlca." Munio will l»e
furnished by Mm. Vivian Strong
Hurt, eololat, Hid the Helta Tail
Delta Jaxx hand. All veteran* Are In
\ it. .1 •
FOUND IN L. A.
Henrietta Bulte. of New
York, in California
Nl:w YORK. May 1* Henrietta
llulto. 1* year old New Tork girl,
whom rnynterlou* disappearance here
April 12 caused the police to Insti
tute a nation wide search for her. has
iM-cn located In I<o, Angeles. |«>lloe
were notified thla morning.
The aource of the Information and
other particular! were not disclosed
I-et'* have Innrh at Holdt's
IN NAVY PROBE
Daniels Says Sims Uses
Senator's "Ouija Board"
IIV IUMIIIMI 4 I.AI'I'I-H
\V ASIII N< I'll May 1* Senator
Holm Penrose Is liehlnd the nltack
which Iteor Admiral Sims la «llr<-« t
lug at the cotuluM of the navy
during the war, Hwri-lnry "f the
Navy I'MiirU Intimated today, con
tinuing hla testimony before the
Mltale naval uffalrs commutes.
In bringing the Pennsylvania re
publican chleftnln Into the contro
versy, I >anlel* conveyed the Impres
slon that he believed |x>hiu,** la
responsible for Ihl 81m* i harges.
Itanlel* quoted from .a speech
I 'an rose mad* In the senate August
14. 191*. In which he blamed the
secretary of the navy for "procras
tination," delaying active naval por
tlclputlon three months nt u cost
of |1 j.000.000.000 and many Uvea
the sume acctiautlon which forma
Ihe keyatone of the Mima altaik.
mis pi skiisi:
"I have t»een Informed that It wa*
not Admiral Sims who orUflnited
thla charire, but that M was flrat
mule In the senate nn Atiirust 14,
1111, by Senator Penrose," I'anlels
"Tlie original charges. amplified
and repeated by Admiral Hlme I be
fore (hi* committee, are contained In
Senator Penrose - * speech"
Ikinlel* remarke<l on the use of
similar language by several wit
neiwr* testifying In support of Rim*.
"They all s|>e»k the senator's
language, figures, phrases and all,"
Theya were either plagiarists or
received thought waves from the
Penrose ouijn l*jard.. he declared
"It Is worthy to note thaf «'
the very time Penrose s.»s making
Ills speech tUpts Was writing to
Cat tain IXiit hi the deiurt
ment here, tlijsatenlng an Investl
gatlon of the OOQduct of the war"
Ths "tele|Ntthlc ylretess" between
Penrose and Hlim "tniuit have l*>en
working clear uSrofa, the ocean."
Daniels continued, "for Sim* *».*
telling prncllcally the name thinks
to Amerlt«ns In Eurjp*."
IS COURT ISSUE
Ttacked by • temporary Injunction
restraining International offlcrra of
the International l/xiK'horemcii %
ajumctatton from revokln* It* rharter
local union of th» I. 1* A *u fl«ht
ln« for it* e*i»tence in «uj>»rtor court
Judsr Mitchell ntniam alrned the
reatrainlnc order late Monday. . Ar
(timrnti on the order will ba heard
Friday The winahbUi between the
local »f,d the International la the out
ffrowth of t nwnt strike of lon*-
■horemen The International officer*
ordered the men back and revoked
U>e charter when they did not return
John K. nor* and Homer P: Tar
ot. attorney* for the local, rlaJm the
lati-rrvajlonal haa no authority to re
*j>ke a charter for an unauthorlard
•trtke. Tha Ux-al. known a* Hi*r»r»',
Wt»ve«lorea\ Dock Trvrkora" an<l
VV.irrhoua" in'n'< union, St 12,
t. L. A., cl&lma to have 2.190 mem
No Receiver for
Petition that a receiver be ap
pointed for the furtia Htudlo. entered
In the t'nlted State* diatrlct rourt a
week a«o by the North American In
dlan. Inc.. which la eutnic the atudlo
for more than $5,000 da/haffea and
commlaaiona, wai> dlamlaaed Monday
at the requeet of the plaintiff.
Plead "Not Guilty"
to Fraud Charges
Manuel R. Alvarea and Joae Avl.
aitfi. Indicted by tha grand Jury for
alleged mall fraud and forgery, plend
«-d not guilty In the t'nlted State* ilia
trlrt court Monday' afternoon.
TTIK SKATTT.F STAR- TUESDAY, MAY IS. 102 H.
BOOZE CACHE ON
Master Is Fined by U. S. on
Basis ol $1 a Quart
loiter detalla on (tie aeanh of the
Tapaneae freighter Yonnn Mam. on
which It wiui at flrwt reported Unit
60 quart* of rice whiaky wen
round, (Undone the fart t tint alto
ether 38! quarti of t»oo«e nr* known
to have twen brought In b ythe ven
Acordlnjr to Ifenry C. Illackrrf'od.
deputy collector of cuatoma, 4K
'luarta and If 6 pint* were found
hidden in the after tanka and 13
<iuarta were In the c rew'a bath
room* In addition to thla. 273
<|Uart4 were captured after they
hail tieen hauled on a raft und wcte
|t»elnir landed at the C., M. A Ht. IV
The master of the Vermel will l>e
n/*nert<*ed a customs fine equal to
the value of the liquor, aaya ltlack
wood, which In thla cane In ap
I mined at 51 a quart, Thla valua
tion la lauied u|*>n the aedtftg price
Of the whtaPy In Japan.
'NOT CUILTY' IS
:'Boxcar Theft" Defendants
Twelve of the defendant* In the
Auburn t»>xrar roiu»plrn<-y en
lrr>«l plea* Of r»nt KUllty In the I 'lilt
ed Htnte« dlatrlrt eourt Monday. Fed
eral J utltfr Kdward K Cuiihman pre
vlouely had overruled demurrera en
ured to their Indictment by eight of
Thoae who plewded were 1» K
I'onlrf J F Nelllaon. H. \V H.in
■on, Ktliyl llmxin ttnvld Jonea, Ha
rah Jonea. C. H liellamy, Wm. IUI
cliff. J A I.ewl*. (ienrge K. White.
Thomaa Hinger and Loula H. Tro
Their cam* la arheduled for trial on
May IS. before Judge Cuahman.
HFIH AVENUE AMD PINE STREET
Remnants of White and
Colored Cotton Fabrics
Thousands of useful lengths remaining from
the season's selling,
Including desirable lengths in:
PRINTED AND DOMESTIC VOILES
DRESS GINGHAMS COTTON SUITINGS
DEVONSHIRE PERCALES MADRAS
LININGS OUTING FLANNELS
and many others in short lengths, desirable for
waists and children's dresses.
Among the White Goods Remnants are:
LAWNS ORGANDIES BATISTE
DIMITIES FLAXONS NAINSOOKS
LONG CLOTHS PIQUES GABERDINES
Priced for disposal at Unusually Low Prices.
—Al«l* Tiblii, First Floor.
•Silk-Top Union Suits
Glove Silk Tops, manufactured from the best raw
silk. Lisle bodies woven so smoothly they combine
well with silk tops. Reinforced under arms. Flesh
color only. Sizes 3f> to 44.
Lisle Bloomers, Exceptional
Values at $l.OO
Lisle Bloomers, elastic bands at knee and waist. In
both flesh and white. Sizes f> to 7. The kinds that
are splendid for mountaineering or general service
wear. Uncommonly low priced at $l.OO.
Lisle Vests, 35c Each
Three for $l.OO. Some with fancy crochet yokes
and some with tape banding s|t top and at ami holes.
Extraordinarily long. White only.
WAKWNOTON. May IN - ~<*harg-
Inn (hut tin* war department apent
1i1t,1#4,174.1t piMM wfcleli pra
duced no nitrate prior to the nlgnlng
«»f the armlntloa, th« republican® of
the hounc wlir dej>artnient expend!-
turen committee, In a import m ade
public today, Uie "whole nl
trete program wuo one of mind In* t«•«!
The alleged failure of the program
"I* directly traceable to llcrnftrd M
Itaruch, who admlta that he wan the
moving aplrlt In the phina of the gov
ernment," the report stated.
WARIIINOTON. May \s Hcrnn
ton. Pa . showed a gain of T.tlO l**r
wmi for the decade between 1910 and
1920. according to the cenaua figure*
announced todav. The city'a popul.i
tlori U now 137.7H3, an Increase of 0 1
FLEE WITH SI 3 5
They Rob Seattle Grocer at
Point of Gun
Two men whom he aupponed to be
customers auddenly pulled gum on
C, T. Itergatrom. proprietor of a gro
cery atore at &0o bonny way. at MO
M"nday night and robbed the till of
the day'a cash aalea, amounting In all
"I «'ii> working In the hnrk part of
the atore," aaya Btrnirani, "when
two atrnnfcera rame In. I went for
ward to wait on them, when they
pointed p|*tola nt me ami told me to
lie quiet. I wu "
One of the men la described a* he.
In* heavy aet. round faced knd ehab
hlly dreaaed. The other, aaya l|prK
•trom, ww tall and alim. about
yeara of age. It wua he who emptied
the till while hla companion covered
the atorekeeper and kept a l<«>k<iut
The ahort, heavy aet robber talked
Neither of "he men wan maxked.
IVnmut object* to bearing a man
prwlae another wtiiun If the woman
la dead. • .
SENT TO JAIL
Pleads Guilty Driving Car
OAK fMNP. Cut., May IX Mm
Ak'ni'M Lord. Htockto* wealthy wom
an, In In the Alamedft oounty J'dl t»e
dav, commencing a alx months' Men
tfmce, following her plea of guilty to
a charge of driving an automobile
Win I her Mr». I#ord, who In the
wife of William Lord, general ligent
of the Amerjflnti ICxpreiai company,
will appeal u» Oov. Hyphen* for her
freedom, had not been divided upon
That eourae, or proof that confine
merit la injurlousi to her health, are
the only m'aria hy which ahe might
obtain her releaae, It I* aid.
Credit for good behj. . ior would en
ahle her to ya fno In a little more
than three month*.
Rev. Charles Burns
Mi:H MOINKH. la. May in The
Rev. ChWlea Wenley Horna, paetor
of the Hennepin ave Methodist Kple
ct»t»al i hurch, Minneapolis, wan the
only candidate for the « pu< op;i< y
elected blxhpp on th* fifth ballot
c int by the Mi thodlat general confer
eiicfi hint night, it was offir lally an
I»r. liurn», received 652 votea, 17
more than the necessary two-third®
YAKIMA.—Albert McGlrt, ar
reniMl Hundny, i»lto have i-un
fraaed to theft of 110.000 from (ireat
Northern ntatlon at Hpoknna.
FREDERICK & NELSON
FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET
To Be Femtured Wednesday at a Greatly Reduced Price:
' i&fp Taffeta Frocks
f With Plenty of the Popular
Navy and Black
A T TP-TO-THE-MINUTE styles, as ex
• *JrV' 1 A ampled in the Dress sketched. In
\ 11 4 B|l excellent quality, supple Taffeta Silk.
\ * ' m JMj Accordion plaiting*, puffings, embroid
y** I t BBU ery and braiding for trimming.
A few Dresses in Gray, Tan and
I Copenhagen, in addition to the pre-
I Y II . dominating Navy and Black.
W v k / Principally sizes 16 and 18; though
<l \ \n 36, 38 and 40 are included.
) kvL . . ,
—zi £ \ r ' ' Decisively reduced in price—$13.85.
, —THE DOWNSTAIRS STORK
Lingerie Blouses of Crispy Freshness
At $3.50 I
many women are wanting Lingerie
Waists with dainty collars afid cuffs . —'- ■ '
that may be turned back over jacket or ■
coat —and these answer such requirements :
exactly, and at a very attractive price. "T —-—
They are of sheer, evenly-woven Voile,
with hands of tucking, embroidery, lace ]| I
motifs and organdie collars and vestees — " (f )I. y v
one style as pictured, in side-fastening ef- , |J* /V
Wide choice is afforded at this price— I , V I 'M
$3.50. "L— '
—THE DOWNSTAIRS STORK
The Very Smart Ripple Sweaters
. At $9.75
A DELIGHTFUL modification of this .J
popular idea is offered in the Wool
Sweater pictured in rolling-collar, one-but
ton model with flaring cuffs. JP|l
There are these shades to harmonize or
contrast delightfully with sports skirts— "jj/
Cherry, Turquoise, Flesh-color and Copen-
Very attractively priced at $9.75. >vy ~
—TUB DOWNSTAIRS gTOHE
S. F. PREPARES
FOR DEMO MEET
Advance Guard to Conven
tion Due June 1
HAN KfIANCIHCO. V.ny 1* K!r«t
reh«ar»aln for the raUc nation
a| convention af ftcheduled to tf*tfln
Juno 1, with the arrival of John J.
lluuh'M, Philadelphia, who will be
Kr rK«*stnt at*trmN, and *l* members
of the national committee.
Hughe*, a newcomer In national
politic*, with Ma oommlttee, will I*-
kept bunjr from June 1 to June 1*
with the hundred and one armnge
menta nereeeary for a nuree*nfu| con
v«ntl*fh. A well oiled and amooth
running convention machine In «*x
pected '»* the of hla work.
The official delegation group 1*
expected to totAI nearly 6,000 per
mm*. There are to be 1,05>2 delegate*,
with an e<nial number of alternate*,
and each official representative In
••*l»eeted to bring at |«*a«t one otlier
foertoi) to thin city.
Nearly 2.000 neat* In the conven
tlon hall s have been eet aalde for *ut»
irrlberfl Heat* have been let for
$lOO #-arh: In addition, the city
pl'dfted $160,000 to bring the conven
The civic auditorium will prenent
a com pie t# miniature city. Within
the building there will be a cafe, mitl
drink |Xtrl>>f4, nmoklng room* for
men (an<l women), and icam of com
Th#» problem of th# ar
rancr-m«*nt com mitt** will b* to rare
for lh« crowds that will clamor for
BY JOHN AGEN
Of This $10,750 Goes to
The will of John B. Agen. pioneer
proiltK# broker of th* Nortltwegt,
rtlnpoHing of hiii fl.poo 000 aetata. wai
on file In probate court Tuwfcy.
Air»n, who *ll Ml In »w Tork May 3,
at the aK<* of f<4. bequeathed the hulk
of hia property equally to hie wlf«»
and four children. Oih'-r relative*
and < harltahle Institution* received a
If 1m wife, Florence J. Agen; hla
Hd'*Mt eon, John Htuart A gen and two
friend*. William' It PhlUlpfl, truulttrvr
of the John I? A gen Co., and T berto
M l»lckey, vice president "f Alaaka
Ft** 1 Co., nre executor* of the
•»*tate. Kerr A. McCord are the at
Cfcnrltable legmcfea are:
Orthopedic hospital, I J.OOO Jfouee
of the Goo<| Khephcrd, $l,OOO, Mle-
Mionary Hl*t«e* of the Sacred Heart*
11,000, Kdwln H. lirlacoe Orphan
Home of Orlllla. $500; Mount Carnet
Mlaalon, $500; Hebrew Benevolent
s6oo; Kt. Jauiee cathedral, to
go toward reducing the mortgaged
Indebtedneea, $5,000; Catholic Hoc la!
Betterment league, $250; TVreea'a
Convent borne. $l,OOO
u/imittane*. a/coWling to C. W. Fay,
"The problem of placing 50,000
portions where li.OoO ought to go,
will be a nice one for Mr Hughe* to
handle," K«f HaJd.
A homely girl ran seldom himW
Htand why |»«ijflft think men