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WHY NOT A VOTE ON STREET CAR FARES?
IV/TAYOR CALDWELL proposes a six-cent fare to pay the operating expense and a tax levy to take care of the bonded indebtedness at the rate of $BBB,OOO a year. Councilmen Tindall and Carroll favor this plan, too. Coun cilman Thomson favore a seven-cent fare. Councilman Erickson is for the con tinuance of tlie five-cent fare. What do the people, who will have to pay, think about it? On June 15 a schoohelection will U> held. •Would it not be best to let the voters decide at the same time how the street car finances shall In* arranged? Would it not be best for the city council to submit to the voters the various Weather ■■■ n ■ Tonight anil Wednesday, 118 I I fair and warmer; yrutlr I I I I I northwesterly winds. I I I I Traiprnturr I .ant ?t Hour* lll Mulmum, il Minimum, I!. 11l Tnd»> noon. ST. VOLUME 23. AS IT SEEMS TOME DANA SLEETH r _ t Im. I Hmt -ii" elMin .m i L2~LJ Itwa lug or all our pastltn«s W hen collage i-r.«s m»>l teams meet. there are no men tal rrme-vatlons Th-rr is no com mcrclallsm. no malingering. no hired gladiator spectacle. iiul every lad l« there to give lit* laat breath, •ml pull htx laat ounce. and burnt the wry heart of him. If ned be, for the glory of hl« alma mater. Professional haarhall has been kept wonderfully clean thru the Jrarn, but theee la a vast spiritual OKtrmm bflwrrn the aura of a hall game an<l that of a college grid. with iZ husky warrtom fight ing thru tlx November mud for a bur* three-foot advance to the go >|. • • a < _ |i:HTAINI.r never on a I I c.i kee rontest art more L~Li wondnfslljr than the tVZVSjtI varwty rac* yesterday. ' on Lake Washington. Tfix lake wu a* smooth a* a pond; for the race hour the aun had chased the rlouda away and left them sullenly hanging on the tlpa jA the blue Cascade*. Aero as and along the smooth Course en no.*, and rowboata. and •p»»>d craft. and crul»er*. and gov •rnment tugs, and egruralon •tea m» rs raced and puffed and tooted and splashed and. far In the background. against the dark blue of the distant foothllla, a irreat swooping bird of a sail yacht « ireiul her winga and hovered like 4 hungry gull. And. to make the wetttni enm there waa a big red bl pfcine that raced with the clouds •ml chased Itself from one end of the lake to the other In great area. • a a s BOR miles along the lake drive cars were parked, the excursion boats were blurk with their human dots dots that all ru"h< d to the shore side of the boat when the race started, and that heeled the steamer over until It wax riding on It* ear and defying •II laws of gravitation and belli* tics Way do«-n the lake we heard the f Unt pop of the atarting gun. the ylwwrt craft whittled the alirnal. *rer>body ruahed to the bearh and strained their e>e« for the flaah of the elghta. and out from the amoke and clutter of email and bIK bOMt« daahed two lon* varnlahed toothpick*. propelled by fl-mhln* 1«C. !""• aom< atranre water bee • tie Fast they cam' until the inuaclc of the crew a waa driving thi two racing abulia aa faat aa ixoat of the launche* pop popping over the lake. and. right In front of ua. the gallant rrfw from the 800 th derided <0 qui'-* an the g.'rok". and, In a faw length*. had HHoaed the sap. p.nd the bonta ftaxh ed into th" dlatanre apparently on av n tcrma. • • • mfIKNCK «om» hundred* of autolata triad to race to th" finlah blftf* tha mfcjj bonta could, und wo dia ' ™ covered tli" worat atretch of dectyed plank road lh tha world, and heard the wild ahouta of a happy multitude cheering the fr«n *i"d flniah of (he race, and couldn't *.*. anything be<«uae fif the tree*, and then nome people got In a (Treat hurry and broke a aprlng aiid the entire aw arm of ua poured Into tfie only atreet there wiu. that Jed to the ferry landing wh"re the T~r* mu". and- Oood place toatart artrrther aent"n'-e and found the rice ovr, and all th" reat of th autoff In the Pacific North wat Jammed In thla afreet, and all try log to turn around and Ret ba< k to town at the aarne tim» Jt wa* » • 11" i«srr• <hMp finish to the rpo*t perfectly ntJkgnl hit of clean aport H«-attle had wen in )eara. N>*t time w«- II *ee the raee In the red aeroplane. • • • xpor t «ivin* an op IJ " I pofient better than even bn.ik and then KMII *truga?llnjc tbo lif" <Je ObCW ftend'v] on a vi< tory. It thrilled u* to Her Ihont alxteen liueky la«l* pulling HO Mur»ly, ho Ptoutly. no brl«kly and without a (julvt for the three long mile, but It ftjoo thrtlled un when we found the California erew wa« mo eager to fori ti<, nn advantage In the Hat lirday ra< and e.iger to refuse a vletory by mishap Winning the rAr , v. .< th> "'.I" endeavor of thowe two crew*, hut that nna a *niall thing after ail, tho no tnan who heaved on one of tho«e heart break, tod oar* will «-ver a*re» to that. Tb<- b'K "'ln* wan that xplrlt of «*nerou* forb-aranre exhibited by (Turn to !'■«' *. Column 2) * Has Seattle a Girl Lovelier Than These? If So, Stage and Film Stardom Await Her! Look, Girls: Details of the Ziegfeld Contest. $lOO a Week Salary Guaranteed. Expenses, With Chaperon, to New York. Open Only to Saleswomen in Stores. Editor Seattle Star: Answering your request addressed to Mr. Florenz Zieprfeld, jr.. for more details on his offer to the prettiest saleswoman in America, I am authorized to say that— FlßST—Seattle's most beautiful saleswoman will have to compete with the most beautiful saleswoman of Los Angeles and Denver, and perhaps other Pacific coast cities, for the honor of Ijeing selected for a trv out with a Ziegfeld beauty show, and a chance to win fame in the movies. SECOND—After you have picked the prettiest sales woman in Seattle, her picture will be submitted to Mr. Ziegfeld, along with those of the prettiest saleswomen in the other cities in the contest. THIRD—Mr. Ziegfeld will be aided in judging the winner by Miss Neysa M'Mein, the famous mag.txine cover artist and portraitist of beautiful women, and Mr. Alfred Cheney Johnston, called by many the finest photographer in America. FOI'RTH —This most beautiful saleswoman in Amer ica will be engaged for six weeks by The Mayflower Photoplay Corporation to play a part ebpe<»ially written for her in a production starring Miriam Cooper and directed by R. A. Walsh, the famous producer. expenses for herself and her mother or chaperon will be paid to New York and back and she will receive a salary of $lOO a week during that time. If she proves to have acting ability, she is assured of a steady position as a screen actress and film stardom almost immedi ately. FIFTH—This winner of the beauty prize will receive $lOO a week from Florenz Ziegfeld, jr.. and a place for six weeks in "The Follies of 1920," 'The N'ine o'Clock Review" or "The Midnight Frolic" in New York. If she shows ability Ziegfeld will train her. she will become famous overnight, and will be heralded as a new Broad way star. SIXTH —The pictures positively must be in Mr. Zi<g feld's hands by midnight of July 1. T. J. MARION, For Mr. Ziegfeld. P. S.—Mr. Ziegfeld has limited this contest to SALFS WOMFN in your STORES, Ijecause he says they, thru daily contact with all sorts of people, are constantly ACTING, and their chances of making the most of the opportunity presented by this beauty contest are vastly better than those of girls less familiar with the public. T. J. M. HI SCHOOL BOYS . SEEK LADY LUCK Qlleeri Ann/- high arhool lioya are playing "Afrli in domlnoea" with die during lelaure moment* n> l ording to report* to polli-i today. Pa trolmen rnnflacated a pulr of iyorle* and 30 <ent«. Herbert IMikenhu*. 15, IS Ilowe at.; H'anford Hodgman, ]j. 3212 21«t nve \V„ and flojr Krolen. M. |l« ,N <'.» th »t wet e baled 1.. fore the aehool principal. Burglar Steals Bracelet and Gun H f) (.rant, 8617 Meridian nve., *uff« r*< 1 the lo»i- of t Mhotgtin and a | koM brareiet Monday ntffhrt. when a bui glar tolvecj the secret of entrain'*. The Seattle S tar Kat«r*4 at Clm MatUr M«r I. !•»». •( 1h« •( WmH.. und'f tfi* Aci of roncr-a* Match I. 1171 f»r Taar. by Mail, ffc ty 0* NEW YORK. May 25. 1920. $22,000,000 Budget for Japan Navy TOKYO. May 21 -(Delayed )-*The cabinet today voted to rfKlllce the .11nuMil liil'lk**' from 1U3.000,- f>oo to $22,000,000 II wan officially re ported The original program of extension will not be interfered with, authori ties wild. PO-EDS CAVORT IN HAKE FEET I'*lve hundred university cor<ln 111 r*vort on fhe campus at 4 p m. Wed nesday In their Annual May fete They'll lell the story of "Pandora's box' in bire fert caper*. Cold ami rain prevented the performance last if iday. On the Issue of Americanism There Con He No Compromise SKATTLK, WASH., Tl KSDAY, MAY 2. r >, 1920. i Seattle JStar Is Asked to Arrange De- ( i tails of Local Contest The lUr tndty noon received full of the rmtrltiiblc offer of Ptorena /.|egf« Id. )r famoai lh«'rl cal producer. who In ae«*king the pret U««t wale«m<»m*n In Awrirm, in or d«r to ft\f her the opportunity of tw coring a NUfr «t«r or a film favor If. The Htar in a*krd to find the m««t beautiful MlfKttomtn In Hcattle. «hodp pho(oir»ph wUt he went to ZUegfeld and judged by the great pro «ltir«*r. the farmm* artist Neveo Mi* Mem. unci the noted photographer. Alfred Cheney Johnston. in ''ompurl •«»n with phot<yrrapha of the prrttleet «aje«girl« of l<o« An*«lep and ver. and prohubly thew of other «It le* that accept the challenge Therefor#' The star today put> Uahe* an entry bl/uik on which Ihe beautiful and aspirin* members «»f th* nelllng tnrcMi of the area! Seattle ■ tor*'* arr invito! to enter the com , petition, which may make them 7 ARRESTED IN DOPE ROUND-UP Opium Worth $B,OOO Con cealed as "Whale Meat" lee Can king char*"!! with peddlln* "dope" »»« houod over to the sr»n* Jury In |SOO hall hy I'. 8 Commissioner IL W McClelland Tuesday mornlnK • • • Dope raids conducted hv the po lice early today raaulted In the ar real of seven men and the seizure of more than I*.ooo worth of opium, 'including 26 flve tuel cans disKUlsed aa "while irwtl " The "♦hale meat" »na discovered In an auto *in which were »eat"d three Japs K. Yamamottt. 46; K. Iwiuuikl, 3J; and Y Ylirlaawa. 2S. The auto was overtaken In front of the Crown hotel, 31.1 'y Klrst ave. M., at J. 20 a in., hy Herireaiit IV .'en ninkm anil Patrolman A. A firay. In the tonneau were the 21 cana and a quart little of whisky. The Japa were arrestivl and will be turned over to the federal Miithorl lies for prosecution undri the llur rlnon druu act. Their auto and opium were held hh evidence. Patrolmen II !•' ltaerman and N P Anderson raided the room of William l-ee. a Chinaman, in the Milwaukee hotel, on King si . and .ire said to have catlßht l.ee In the act or selllnit a "card" of opium to I''rank liilev. u chauffeur, who waa arrested with l.ee and held as :i Witness Hi iroh Of the room Is said to have revealed u pottery Jar part ly fillisl with opium and three other "cards" ready for sale, K. H- Thorn ia, 3.'i, and H. .f- West, :»r>. are held hy the police its the result of u third dope raid on "open" charites. lietalls of the raid are withheld temporarily by Ihe polite. ... Harry Troy. 40. a Portland chatif feur, and John Urown, 2K. ooloted, who were arrested with opium "lay mils" Monday In the Afro American hotel. 14111 ave. x and Main si , wen fined U&li each Tuesday, In pollcc court by Police Judge John II (Jor dan $5O for the Best Five Answers 117 HAT is your idt a on the solution of Ihi street WW rm• fares f ll'rt/r it to The Stor. For the bi.tt five letters, The Star will pati fto rarh. Lettrrn must not lie more than ■lOO n ords in length. Ad dress thrm to "Carfare Editor, Seattle Star." i within mix weeks world famous beau ' tie*. nmi|Mirat»le to the for|pou« "IH>- loren" (Whom ZAenfrkt acclaim* "the m(»"t itenutifut creature altte'l, and the five other pretty damsel* pit* ' lured here, mud# by the 7.ieg fekl Follies. On such abort notice. The ptar has not hnd time to arrtnff th* de tail* of the manner in which Beat tie's nioait Ix-auttful saleswoman in to be determined There should he local pi lee*, we belle**, nnd local judge* Minn must hr srh-cted Judge* whoae n.tmea will makr it c«nrt*ln that the picture nent to ln reaJlv that of the prettleat saleslady In a Set»ltl«< atore Further announcement* will ap pear in The Htar tomorrow. In the menntime—let there he a flood of phtograph* Ttw» Htiahneli studio. In the Ar «a»le bulldlnir will take the picture* |of entrant* in tho Sglegfeld beauty conteat FRKK OK CIIAHOK BANDIT SLAYS L. A. POLICEMAN Mortally Wounded, Officer Fires at Enemy IjOH ANOELKS. <*l. May 2T» Policeman I>onald C. Hathaway, 34. wmh ahot and almost instantly Klllenl m'hen he went to the rescue of three m*n held up l>y a lone itundit Inst night. The murderer fired as Hathawny leaped from an automobile. Hath away returned the fire while lylnjr on the sidewalk. mortally wounded, hut the liaudlt eaca|»ed Hathaway haven n widow and a nine month * old ItfUiy. Good News: Pipe nho have been planking down 16 cents for a ran of tolmcco that sold for a in the old days were feeling Optlrnlh tic Tuesday. A decline in whole sale quotations was followed hy the announcement that theae brands would retail now for 15 cents. • • • fIfICAUO, May T.*» -Continued decreases In pricea were predicted here today In the rnonthl> report of the seventh 'federal reserve I Mink. Tightening of loans Is continu ing while the demand for money and credit Is exceedingly heavy, said the report. It deplored a tendency of farmers to huy securi ties representing speculative en terprises. More than $200,000,000 worth of new ftccurltic* were sold in lowa alone last month, the re port states. • • • BPOKANK. May 25. Women fought for first place in the line when a big grocery store here to day offered sugar at 15 cents a pound. Tho supply was soon snapped jip Other stores were < barging 24 to 2K cents. propositions, tho various fares proposed, and let the j>eople say whether they want to pay higher fares, or whether they want to pay higher taxation? A good deal has been said about having paid too much for the street rail way. Assuming this to Ik* the case, would it !*• a good plan to admit that we lost two, or three, or five million dollars and tax ourselves to that amount, then regulate the fares on the basis of a street car system valued at, ten, or twelve, or thirteen million dollars instead of the present valuation of fifteen million dollars? Ix>t's have a vote! » THE SEATTLE STAR SALESGIRLS' BEAUTY CONTEST Name (Trial name nnd aperlfj wbelkrr or "Mrn.") Address Age mmd \umb'r. < ll> Him*) (Hrlnna 17 :S| Kmployed as a salesgirl by .. (Name of ■lore) In Department (If j an »rll no parllrular liar af gaada. wrMr •■(.mrral" la Ikla kparri Date 1920. (Signed) M our •Ignaturr hrrr i I Hp IkU form, fill If ant plainly and your aamr on the lop II nr. Tfcf-n paalr II arrarrl? on Ihr bark af Ikf phot o K rnph and «rail II la (he *alr««lrU' I onlrai I dllar af Tkr *rat«lr Mar. If %an nuhmll mnrr than war ph«» iok rap h. hr aurr lo pa«lr m farm, plainly flllrd am. on lhr hark of >-".%< II O*!*. Amd rrnrmhrr, ihr plrlarr ««u ratrr maal ha*r krrn lakra nltkln a yrar af ikr dalr you rnlrr 11. If )«« hau nol a rrrrnl plriurr. Ikr |tu*bnrl| Mudla. In Ikr % rmdr haildlaa. %% 111 takr aar fur ?au. aad arnd II la Tkr •Mar. FHKT. CAR SRLE URTR GONE. HE SAYS Reeves Can't Find Valuation Reports That certain Important valuation reports on thr car system purchased by the city have dlwip- I .cared from the rnoriln of thr city whn made public Tuesday by 1 tlll tles Superintendent Carl H. Heevca In a communication to Mayor Cal<V w ell. Tlie valuation reports were In eluded In the wile of the street car ayatcm to the city. Mayor Cnldwell requested Information concerning tin-He report*. as part of his prol.e to ileterntlne If any part of tha lir>,ooo.ooo palil for the llnea could lie recovered by the city. If evidence of fraudulent misrepresentation were found. The valuation reporta, arcordln* 1 0 Itoevea. Vere the Inventoried of the atreet car propertlea. tertlflwl by the city council a* correct. and contained a complete Hat anil de ath pt lon of the original property purchased hy the city. "For your Information, there were two complete appralaala made of the entire property of the l'uiret Sound Traction. Klght and Power company, the first hy II J Arnold & t'o., of Chlrajfo. and the aeyond hy llalhcrt I', (Ullette," Heevea declared. "Thia work waa aupplemented In lUI4 by Henry (Jray. and theae appralaala were brought up to dale, the work helng done nt the Kame *tlme a a that the public aervlce commlaalon 0 f the atate «>» Washington was making appraisal of the properties of the Puget Sound Traction. Light and Power company, to he uaed in connection with certified official hrarlnga l>efore that board." \. *l. 4i.\\'t«, arrested May 11. when the }»ollce found whisky in his possession, was fined $lOO in the I'nlted States district court Mon- ipy th u inn CARFARE RAISE. TO BE DELAYED Thomson Says He Will Hold Off Action Final action on Councilman Thorn non'n 7-cent car fare bill will be in definitely delayed. Thi* wan the announcement of Thomson himself Tuesday, after in troducing the ordinance ye«ter<lay. "I will not urge art ion on the bill until the full meml>ership of the council is present," Thomson wild. This means that the oar fare in crease will not come up for final vote until July 1. when Councilman A. L. Drak** is scheduled to return home from three months' leave of absence. The Thomson measure for a 7 cent fare was referred to the utilities and finance committees. I'nder ordinary circumstances, this me ins that the ordinance would be considered in committee this week. The final outcome of the movement to Increase fares is eonsldered prob lematlc. Councllmen Tindall and Car roll are opposed to more than 6-cent fares. Better put in HOME GARDEN There will be a food shortage un less people plant home gardens. This was the word received in Seattle to day from statisticians, who say that the farm labor shortage has resulted in. under-production. Ex-President Taft Due Here Tomorrow Former President Willi am Howard Taft is scheduled to arrive in Seattle at 2:15 Wednesday afternoon. Fol lowing a banquet at the Italnier club, he will speak on "The League of Na tions I'p to Date," at the First Mcth odist church, at N o'clock, under the auspices of the Y. M C. A. lecture bureau, lie leaves for Portland on the midnight train. TW O CENTS IN SEATTLE MILES GOT LESS THAN REST FOR HISMONEY Poindexter Spends $75,000 in Campaign and Gets 14 Washington Votes WASHINGTON, !>. May IS.— K«-nator I'olodeitrr'i presidential i.miuuKn tost more money. In pro portion to the number of delegate* <J. than that of any other ac tive ri-publuan • andkUte. This was Jiim lijscd ut the senate committee hoannc yesterday. Howard Hlce, the "senator"# secre tary. testified that Poindexter's ex penses !<o far have been approxi mately sT£>."oJ. I'omdexter obtained no delejfatea anywhere except 14 la his own state. C OST KIVJC HnXION IF . HATH# WKKK KKPT I P At the same rate of expenditure, the 1.000-odd delegates to the repub iu-nn national convention would have necessitated a total campaign fund of $5,000,000. Close on Mile* rolndexter'a heels cornea (Sov. Frank I.owden, of 1111- noi» He has approximately 90 dole- Kates. Hi* uunptntn manager. I.ouls Emerson. yesterday testified the gov irnor spent $400,000. Thi* money < ame from the covemor's private finances as he put a stop to any contributions from others. Polndexter's money mme princi pally l*om Jules S. ISa< he, tr-ad of the New York banking firm of Jules S fkiche ft Co. who contributed $15,- 000, and William II Todd, of the Todd Shipbuilding Co. of Seattle and Tatoma. who contributed $.*0,000. BANUM HOHNINT IN POINUKXTKR I.IST Other contributions enumerated by It ice were C E. Jones, a New York banker, $j,000; H F. Alexan der. Tacomn steamship man. $5,000: T. 8. I-inc. Spokane banker, on be half of himself and others, $$.000; J K. t hllberß of Seattle, on behalf of himself and others. $1,500; J. F. Duthle, Seattle shipbuilder, $1,500; Frank Waterhouse. Seattle, $l,OOO. The total, said Kicc, between $».',000 and s*o,ooo. Senator Johnson's ctimpaiin fund was the ninallist of Ihc ar il* e candidates*, anil he received the larccM number of ileitis tea In proportion. llis expenditure* were Sfi,S,OOO. Contributors to the Johnson cam paign fund, according to Agar* Mr- Sween, Eastern mnn.lßer, wore: It. H. Strassburg, of Pennsylvania, "a young man Interested in Senator Johnson." $27,000, William Fllnn, of Pennsylvania. $5,000: Mayor Cousens of Detroit. $>.000; the rest In small contributions. Straaaburger 1* associated with the Singer Sewing Machine Co. Klinn contributed to the Johnson fund, alt ho personally he favored Wood. Fllnn and Johnson vfrore associated in the fifcht for Roosevelt's nomination In 1912. Frank Hitchcock, Wood's manager, was unable to Rive the exj>enditures. declaring he was not acquainted with the financial end of the camiHtiirn. The committee is to call William Cooi>er Prjwter. described as Wood'# "angel," and others. The hearing; disclosed that I-owden and Wood men contested for the negro delegates of the South, and that Johnson had no chance therm, because the Johnson headquarters were informed they were expected to open up a "pork barrel." A total of $12,900 has been raised for the candidacy of CSo\ Kdwaals, New Jersey, democrat, Walter Vick testified today. Opium Possessor Has Final Hearing l/ouie Green, arrested by federal officers Monday when they found a supply of smoking opium in his possession, was bound over in $5OO bail to await the action of the next grand jury, at a final hearing before U, S. Commissioner H. W. McClelland. Tuesday morning. SPOKANE TRIES NEW AUTO FUEL SI'OKANK. May 2ii. Kami with n Kitxolinc shnrtHKv, the city la ex periment Ins with a new fuel. It ronxNtn of 10 riillons of kerosene niiv.il with a pint of nmimntol •titer. IJullctiu on results latir.