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*» ■rjr ■M kniM Bis better to have loved ami lost than never to have loved at all.— nysori. Fares—6l-4 Cento Ltt)« Will awn be regaled with four for a quarter | two for fifteen. ona for a dime. !• council has au decided. >fcat tha futura hold* In store for this plan. ► from Ita afflcacy In eliminating tha "penhy ieee." as Judge Moora calls It. no ona can tall, iMay prove tha Mown In tha traction wlldcrneao. ;>ehlcla to carry tha municipal carllna out of pMart Into a tVnaan of "milk and honey " Hkl lh« nlckal fara seemed to fall short of (Mi* support for tha municipal railway a 111. IWMsi. ba a matter of extreme regret and keen ppotntmenl to everybody. I'nder othar circum Ma it mlirht still l>a with ua. Hut that, of jpw, la only speculative. fcfct now, howavar. wa ara fuca to face wllh •oncrete fact that aoon tha five <-ent fnra will M mora Tha «*»<-ent fara will taka Its place. VB saa what It will produca Olve It lia Inning M hava Its chanca to miika itvhhl UN will ha planty of time to try out othar ■H If this shouM fall. Kven mi marttorloua ■I IM that suggested by Mr Oaorge A Itddui k pn Star ran wait now. Mr. l'lddui k's plan MB tha senilis of the city, a flva cant fara to tha W Of town, a panny or two-cant rata In tha hpwu loop, and ona or two olhar modifications. 1 May hava to coma to the tone system. If are falls. It may t>a taken for granted i % straight out-and-out advance In ratas 1s ha wily I; We'll know more about It In a few weeks. M Msantlme. our vetoing mayor uuty disap l the measure. I . mtuidering the way he makes it hot for [big guys down there, you might call Aim IHMHf r J lit 1 ■ Criminal Youth ■k Rn Tork Oty 1.100 boys and Kir la under B|M Into court every year aa delinquent. A medl- BEttevaatl gator. Dr. Sanger Itrvwn. haa tried to Hp Mt why. and ha ahowa how easy It la for ■ afcUd to become a criminal If there la an) thing BjtatlMw that makes It hard for him to fit In Hjtb have "tot In bad" with parent* or teacher* ■ft' to fael disgraced before hla natural playmates Eaßjr 4riv*s a boy to the companionship of other BMrn" and when ha la once In such a mm* at Hkft Wtth the world about It. It la easy for rather mischief to lead on to serious offenses. jeltjr thieving may lead to burglary- Eftit What gets a child "In hod" In tha first place? Ki third of Dr. Brown's cases had nrrmua «ymp- Iw—they were sleep-walkers, overartlve, listless unstable Often there was a pressure ■pHMty which kept them wearing themselves out. IBtfcay ware irritable and quarrelsome Or they and anxieties. and perhaps they stammered. HbllriHjf they had merely t*en kept from learn- Hfe how to play with other children, or there was about their clothes or their homes and that they were ashamed of. that makes a child a laughing stock or HHNHM In a school where things have to go IfejMta, anything which makes him oversensitive. to destroy hla selfrespect; and when Hfo fti IMS ha feels that be may aa well be hung riMep aa a lamb, and la glad to be with Hlto aa bed aa himself, who win not despise to treat such delinquents la to find and IBM tha cauae of the original nervousness or it may be that makes them seem "dif aid to restore their self respcct- Hpti* talk concerning a shortage of hides is to furnish an excuse for skinning the LETTERS TO EDITOR 1.1 TAX PRIVATE CAM? HMM Editor, The Star Retain* ft ■trait ear deficit by taxing the Hi owner should not be cons Id H| Oar property owners are al- Hfcr heavily taxed, and the taxes HjFfco atUI higher this com In* year. ■W the street car burden on the Hp» owner* will have a tendency people to own their HHfcMtea. and the home owners are Jfrfcwt ettlxena. KTfcs fare should be raised to seven HpftS, or mora If necessary, tickets H at « reduction, and the motor ■* allowed to take fares when the Hflßc !■ heavy This would expe- K MHdi and fill the front end of pWfcr not run the cars from one Ml tt the city to some farthest pM. reducing transferrin* and MAI( ao many run* thru the con part of the city? ■Hr Isn't It fair to uu the jitneys ■fearing the streets and use this Bm for the car fare deficit? (PpSe a few are benefited by the Jit. mm, the people who do not patron- WL H Bklk« ■ Dlt J. R. BINYO* Free Examination pnr $2.50 glasses on Earth Wo ars one of th« few optical stores In the Northwit. that r<al!y grind lenses from start to finish, and wo are the only one in •BATTLE—ow rwrr ATE. ■xamlnstlon free, by graduste op tamotrlst- Oissso* n>>t prescribed » wnless absolutely necessary. OPTICAL CO. — -f.'» ■■ * iiaft mm* IMB. The Seattle Star Wf m*i\ OTH mt <4tjr, Mr MV month; t imnlha, ft »• • month*. ft TV; fttft |l n», It 111 *!•(• of Wuhl»|i»n. o«t»»<U of ih« Btoto. Tlo pm* w»"«K •< II fir I MMIIML M M•• *** r«r 11? ttrrltr, city, ll« *•* w—+ I*e them have poorer street car s«nr Ice because of the Jitneys. Why not tax private cam and let that tax ifo to the street car deficit? The zone systien does not seem fair to the home owner whoae work la on the opposite side of the city. The system should be paid for by bonds of lon* standing, and kept In shape no It will be worth ait much or more in the future as at present. A. W. WHITNTrn. 3909 Durke Ave. TRANSFER# THREE CENTS Carfare Editor. The Htar: I wonder If my humble suggestion will have any weight In such an Important matter a* the "carfare question"? I am a taxpayer, also a street car patron, therefore have given the • Better Dentistry for Less Money DENTISTRY is like many other things—it can be done better and for less money on a large scale Vl than on a small scale. You get the U \ advantage of full equipments of V X-Ray machines and new appli- | ances that Science has produced. You also get the benefit of the specialist plan, which means that your work will be done by skilled dentists who are trained in doing ' the kind of work your teeth need. Registered Dentists using the E. dk< painless pabub R. Parker System operate twenty four offices and have the largest dental practice in the world. Their big organization has resulted not only in better dentistry, but in lower prices, for they save money buying supplies in large quantities, and in conducting their practice according to a system. What they save is shared with their patients. Call and have your teeth examined free, and learn how little the price will be to have them looked after. Painless Parker Dentist »k (i Kv / using the mm tR -™ Y A STEM VSYSTEMy 1619 Wettlake Avenue Phone Elliott 5494. Married Life Much tr** advice In atwMit to he offe red those who In the month of June emliark on matrimonial Venturas. for t>etter or for worn® Ami It would l<e wrll If In tin. handa of every couple there could 1,0 placed a copy of the writing* of I'r Thomas Kullrr, n renowned Kngtlsh moralist of the 17th century, * ho In hi* tune was regarded a* a specialist on marriage and related problem* "Marriage." he said. "!■ not like the hill of Olympus, wholly clear, without rlouil*. Yea. M|wt loth wind unit iitorm somrtlmea. which, whtn Mown over, the air In clearer and wholeaomer for It." He advised against ehooalng wlvea for lieauty alone and. In thin connection, told of a floating Island In Scotland that swam away with ships Uiat were tied to It. And he added "So ars they served, and Justly so. who only fasten their love on fading lieauty, and |.oth fall together." lie described the Idea) wire as one "who never crossed! her husband In the springtide of his anger, hut stays till It be ebbing water. And then mildly she argues the mutter, not so much to con demn htm as to acquit herself." •■Jlt-r clothes." he said. "are comely rather than costly, and shs makes plain cloth to t» velvet by her haiidnome wearing It. Our good wife seta up a sail according to the keel of her hust<*nd'a eatate." And of tha good huslund. I»r. Kuller wrote "H* alloweth her to meet maintenance, hut measure* It hy his own estate, nor will he give her leas nor will ahe ask more. "Knowing she Is tha weaker reasel, he hear* with her Inftrtnltlee. Hs la careful that the wound* betwixt them take not air, and not b* puMlcly known. Jar* concealed are half reconciled." All of which la as good advice In itIO as It was In I*lo. Hut, tho It w*a offered 100 'year* ago. there still are a powerful tot ot folk* who haven't taken It yet. It's a safe bet the convention nominated Harding before discovering his middle name —Ga malic I. School. Grades What happens to the child who ranks highest tn 111* school examinations? l)r. *k-i tens, to th* OIM who rank* lowest* Verily, the last ahall be first. one leama from a report juat Issued l>y school expert* of the federal Iwr'au of education. Thla rr[K>rt cltra the experience of t Japanese university which once namnl a committee to deter mine what sort of examination ahould he riven the youth of that land In order to select young men showing the greatest prom la" for the future The committee, after an exhaustive study of the biographies of eminent mm. reported; "The one moat prevalent characteristic of m«i of mark In their school days Is that they could not puss their examinations." As a remedy for the unreliability of exnmlnatlona In determining a< tuul ahtllty, government exports rwommmd greuter stressing of general work, apti tude and progree*. and recognition of the fact that. Instead of measuring up to a theoretical standard of excellence, a school class Is simply a normal group of Individuals In which a fsw show marked proficiency, many have avarage attainments and a few are poor. The ability of a school child can he Judged more accurately by an everyday comparison with the standard of his class than by formal exaainallona. True enough. Sand Point will be the coun ty's official flying field. But that won't stop high flying in the city limits. No sooner do we learn that Harding's middle moniker is Gamaliel, than Dana Sleeth tries to go htm one better with the discovery of Eutychides. question some thought 1 don't want extra taxation, and being a working mans Wife with children, for whom car far* has to be paid. I don't want Increase fare, either, as that would be a taxation on the family purse. My suggestion la-keep to the fa vorlte Scent fare for straight run». but charge an extra 1 centa to all those who ask for transfers. Any fair minded patron can not objeot to this. It being a clear rase 0 f "value received." Also restrict Jitney ser vice. Mltfl. NELLIE OOORMAM. 927 W. s»th St. The Seattle Mar pakllahee Ike kM aerials thai ran ke aerared. They see ift> l« <tale, rwl-klaoSrS. fall af heart lalee eat, thrills and advaalare, and apfiai «a all elaaaea at readers. There'. a saw eaa •tarr few weeks. EVERETT TRUE hilNttiH rwrttr hv r>*o •i*r P«t>l«ah!ov 01 4 I'hon. M..« IH Superior Brains Are Not Necessary, Says J. B. Duke America has many merchant princes and capUina of Indiulrr. hut only three Industrial klnr* John D Kwkrf»ll»r, the oU king. Andrew Carnegie, (he steel king. «nd Jimra II Lhike, (he Intarm king Karh of (he three had the aame rough road to travel, the aame ob stacles to rleavs and clear Karh used the aarne methods and the aame luola Intenae application, reawlru watchfulness for oppor tunity, unwavering courage and aelf confidence, readiness to assume raeponathllity. rlgtd frugality during early yeara. with, abovs all. Infinite love of work and achievement. At note the age Jttnea H f>uke. alter having aiperienred life in a log cabin and almoat Inhuman poverty, won the position of man ager of tha family's amall totarra factory- the factory which formed the nucleus of the greatest tobacco enterprise the world baa aver known, an enterprise dominant not only In America, but In virtually svary covin try under the sun. Toung I Kike deliberately set *Ut to do In tobacco what John D. Rockefeller waa doing .In OIL And ha succeeded In becnojftig tha mast powerful tobacco figure In history The reason? Hers It U. In Mr Duke's own modest words: THE SEATTLE STAR At Reported by B. C. Forbes Editor Forbes' Magazine SKAGIT RIVER THE GREATEST UNDEVELOPED POWER PROJECT IN THE WORLD « THE CITY OF SEATTLE OFFERS YOU OPPORTUNITY TO OWN YOUR OWN UTILITIES $600,000.00 THE CITY OF SEATTLE 6% COUPON GOLD BONDS In Denominations of $lOO, $2OO, $3OO, $5OO, $l,OOO Maturing Equal Amounts, Commencing Six Years and Ending Twenty Years After Their Date DATED JUNE 1, 1920 FREE FROM TAXES Interest 6%, payable semi-annually on the first day of June and * December of each year. Both principal and interest payable in gold coin at the City Treas urer's office in Seattle or at the Washington Fiscal Agency in New York, at the option of the holder, from the gross revenues of the entire municipal light and power system of the city of Seattle. This issue is a part of a total authorized issue of $5,500,000 for the development of the Skagit River Power Project, $1,500,000 of these bonds having been sold in 1918 to local bond houses on a 6% basis. PRICE PAR AND INTEREST Cash or Certified Check Mutt Accompany Order Since July 1 approximately $200,000 of these bonds have been sold. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION INQUIRE OF MR. KELLY AT CITY COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE, THIRD AND JAMES Buy From the City Direct and Save the Commission THESE BONDS ARE TAX FREE —By CONDO "I have aucceeded In bualneea. not hacauee I have more natural ability than many people who have not •unheeded, but becauae I have ap plied myaelf harder and aturk to It longer I know plenty of people who have failed to *ucceed In any thing who have more brain* than I had. but they lacked application and determination. **! had confidence In myeelf I ■aid to myaelf: 'lf John I). Rocke feller can do what he la doing In oil. why ahould I not do It In to haceoT I reeolved from the time I waa a mere lad to do a big buat nee* I loved work better than anything elae I worked from early morning to late at night—l wag eorry to have to leave off at night and glad when morning came ao that I could get at It again. Any young man with common IntelU fence cap aucceed If ha la willing to apply hlmaelf Superior brain* are not neceaaary " Ruga and Carpet* CLEANED The Fuzzy Warty Rag Ca Mm* l»m rhaae 4ap4to4 l» WELL BAI SO Toda7*a Hint Hat -That nobody ran Riiewi the meaning of tha middle name of W. HrurinlH-1 Hanlm*. rn publlcun nominee for praalilrnt. • • • llenry. our most alert rorreapond ent. had a lller»ry hemorrhage to day aa follow*: Kdllor We'll Hay Ho Old you hear anybody aay. "THK JITNKY Ml HT OO." Yr» acly, UN HT. Kdltor Wr'll Kay Ho Will Harding Interpret or merely ntun<l u(>on the republican plank. THK JITNKY Mt'HT tJOT Trly, HNRY. Kdltor Wr'll Hay Ho- Weary put* lie requeata thlo. If THK JITNKY Mt'MT 00, plettae let It go quietly. Ho many laauea have died moially of lata. Iteapt., IIKNItY. • • • I'IMiKNT—I'IMiKNT! There neeina to be aome rnintuke When we atarted the conteat to dla<-over and llonlte the moat expert of our ZOO.OOO Meal tie home brewer*, w« thought we nude It perfectly clear that the quart aamplen were to |K! delivered to Ihe Kdltor of We'll- Hay Ho. Menator lian I-andon. It la true, la one of the Jtulim of Ihe conteat, but ronteatanta are warned not to aend any more aamplea to hla offlre Quarla thu* deatlned will be acratched from the conteat. llealdea, I >*n la * nice young num. • • • Now that Itryan haa found out there la no chaince of being noml nated a* a republican candidate he will go to the democratic convention and—oh. well, certainly. If you're tired of hearing It. we won't aay It. a • • In Ruaala tha government uaea paper to print rublea and In lha United Slate* tha government uaea It to print nin(te<irmen'« epeecha*. And each are of about tha aama value. a a a WHAT IN HIS RKCIPKr •Too often we aaaume that only tha more highly educated and refined among ua glory In natura'a loveli n«w," wrltaa Mr* Viola Kummel, "but yesterday, whlla atrolllng In the field* behind my cot lag* on I -ake Waahlngton I aw a roughly-clad man. obvloualy a laborer, accom panied by a little girt, plucking flow er* They had two haakela heaped high with tha golden bioaaoma of the dandelion and aa thay knelt, aide by aid*, on the emerald award. I thought bow potent la tha beauty of aprlng that It can roach and aoften a aoul hardened by yean of toil." e e e Internal revenue officer* report that New York apend* U. 500.000 a day for luiuriea. Hut remember that thka amount la only for lusurlea that are taxed It doean't Include etraw berry shortcake and manic urea, e • • The champion bull fighter of Spain la dead. Tou have to give Spain crodlt. Over there they kill tha bull. Over here we paaa It along. e e e In tha olden time* tha barber pole waj a etgn indicating there waa a place In which you could be bled Juat think what tha atreeta would look like If there were a barber pole every place they bleed yot now. e e e But. aa tha flaherman remarked. "In my bualneae the groaa profile are alao tha net profile" Uipao NI'ITIMIRN'K IHMKAHKM Hplt borne disease* are thone dl#- rnse* spread by th# transfer of spit (Nputuml from Infected to nonlnfect <•< l pcmons I>l*ea*c* IneluM under thin rtNM Iflratlon are t überculoNta, pnnumonla, liinurnu, tonallltl*. bron chitis. measles, mump*. a<*rl*l fever, whooping cough, dlbptherla mid i <r«- bro spinal meningitis. It la disgusting to realize how the*e illframa sre spread. for Iri or der to net uny of lliw di*ea«e« on« must Introduce Into his no** or mouth aputuin from aom* person who ha# th« disease or who still bar bora th* (rrmi which pro<luc« the#e <1 Iseu*e* Improperly cleaned eating and drlnklhg utensils, common drink Ing cupa and roller towel* urn com mon vehicle# for thla tran*f*r of dl*e<is* germs Th* hand* alao play a very Important pari In transfer ring aputufn from one [»r>on to an other, Many times each day th« hands carry aputuin from th* noae and mouth to aom* other objects— for example, to a doorknob, a coin, a | pencil. From thea* objecta other peraona readily carry It to their own | mouth and noa*. If th# secretion# from th* mouth | and noae were bright green In color, we would promptly raalli# how uni versally widespread la human spu tum. "Droplet Infection" also playa a part In the apread of theae dlaeeaea. liy "droplet Infection" la meant Ihe Inhalation of tiny droplet* of apu turn sprayed Into the air by Infected Ins. Cold and fatigue are known to Inc. Cold and fgtlgue arek nown to lower realatance to dlseaae. Home suggestions for preventing aplt borna disease* are- Avoid prolonged exposure and exceaalve fatigue. Avoid auddan chilling. Avoid alaeplng with Inauffl clent cover. I'rovlda aufflrlent ventilation. Heating la equally aa Important aa ventilation. Avoid contact with aputum or naaal dlarhargm from peraona affected with the disease. Avoid cloaa contact with per eoiy Buffering from the disease. Avoid uae of article* uaed by peraona with the disease, aa dlahea. drinking cupa or towela. jlliPTllI; W/ Complete Y// Service VOl CaUa'aar part a* tkt wj iiatg. teg - Farniturc it Half Price! Blake's stock of used and new furniture, going at an average of half price. End of the sale in sight—quick action necessary. $26 Gale Leg Tablet, at $15.50 $75 Crescent Range. . $37.50 $BO Buck's Range...... $47.50 $250 Never Break Range $79.50 (Combination gas and coal.) $25 to $5O Sewing Machines. .. $5 $25 Oak Dining Tables .$4.95 $25 Mission Hall Rack. $9.50 $l5 Grass Rugs (9x12 ft.). . . .-$9.95 $25 Oak Bedstead, n0w.51.95 $7.50 Bed Springs, now $1.95 $lOO Flat-top Desk... $49.10 , Dishes Five Cents Apiece! Hundreds of dishes—platters, plates, sauce dishes, soup plates—every kind. Fine for camping. While they last, Five Cents apiece. $25 Box Couch .. .$9.75 $77 Velvet Rug (9x12)...... .$55.25 $lOO Victrola, almost new.... .$69.50 $l5O Columbia Grafonola...... .$75 $B5O Player Piano $395.50 $7.50 Enameled Iron Beds $2.95 $2B Oak Sideboards $14.75 $2 Kitchen Chairs .50c $42 Brass Beds $29.50 The above are only sample quotations—them are hundreds of other items equally low priced. Everything is plainly marked —the new goods with white tags, and the used goods with red tags. The biggest portion of the stock is in the Basement Salesroom. Go down and see the show for yourself. And remember, please, the sale lasts but a few days longer. All the money we set out to raist has been raised—raised by giving big value —twice as much for the money as could be got anywhere else. Come early in the morning if you can—and wait on yourself as much as possible. Delivery will be made at our convenience. Terms are cash. But it's the chance of a lifetime to save a lot of money on good furniture. BLAKE FURNITURE COMPANY 408 Pike Street. Seaboard National Bank Building TtnwmAT, Jtrw* I*. tw [TALKS Dr. Frank Crane [o»mi«HT uti> M fww tMM_| DKIIH A striking. unique ""d plctureaqua a«-ene It wuN when a minmlHw tend ered the nomination for the presi dency of lh« InltH HlutM ' /J a man serving a term In prl»'>n for violating the law* of the tHtate* Nothing In the romlnit political nifripititn will be a* dramatic aw that. Ku«ena V. Mm ha* for many year* l#e«-n the standard bearer of the ■octallat party. He and moat of his supporter* rep reaent that type of mind by nature and temperament "M'° tha govern ment." Kvery known fore* la attended hy opposition. The universe Itself to In a state of balance. Cmtrtfugal *■«>& centripetal forces hold the planets In orbit There to ponltlv* and negative electricity. In the congress of a thousand yearn from now, even a* In the wlfenagemot of a thousand year* ago. there will be what cor reaponda to l.odge and Ia Kolletto Home mlnda are a perpetual mi nority report. Debs to one of them. We need him and hto kind We need the acoffera, raller*. objector*, ciirsers and trouble makem. Tbersltea alao had hla uaea. David refused to suppress Mhlmel. Ingcrsoll did the Chriatlan church a deal of good. The Irtoh are very helpful to the Brlttoh Kmplr» they keep thine* stlrre<l up. America need* It* Hearsta and Hill quit*. The heretic, the protectant, the rebel, the crooked stick, and the bod boy. they alao belong. The old plan, under monarchy, waa to cruah the objector. Force waa the original peacemaker. It waa aimpto and easy to understand. nut like moat naive Ideaa It waa wrong For the reason that stability come* not from one force predomi nating. but from an equilibrium. The dream of cttar* and Bolsheviks haa been to Ret the atate aettled. down on to aolld ground. But not no to the plan of deatinjr. The atate. aoclety, all human life, to walking a tight rope. The only safety la bal ance. To go down on either aide to to get a bad fall. Deba ought never to bar* been Im prisoned. It waa not wicked to Im prtoon him; It waa worse; It waa | atupld. According to law he ought to have i gone to the penitentiary. But the art of government to to know how aad i when to wink. Moat government* have gone to amaah by enforcing the law. I>eb's offense waa a wrong opinion. To puntoh an opinion to to dignify It. And Deb'a opinion waa not worth dignifying. The folly of the author!- tie* has put him on a pedestal. If they had let him alone be would be on a aoap-box. The New Torfc legtototure's exput *lon of the socialists. the attorney grneral's hue and cry after the reds, the whole program of force aad re - preaaton. are childish. Such thing* are mediaeval minded. There to a simple, sane, aad effec tive way of dealing with Um eternal heretic. It to to let him alraa. Mar *%««'• «m> —hr ml ttm f—By fc ■«> fcf» h—.