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KIDNAPED BABY IS IN FRISCO
BUY SCOTT BENEFIT TICKETS BEFORE GOING TO THE THEATRE Five of the late entrants in The Star'* search for a Seattle representative in the Ziegfeld national beauty contest are pictured here. They are, left to right—Mia* Hetty Cinnamon, of thf Ron Marrhe (117 John *t.); Mist Hazel Jone», of% Spelger <£• Hurlbuts (lOli Sheldon at.); Miss Charlotte Hot me*, of the Society beauty itarlor (fi. F. f>: 5); Miss Margaret Calhoun, of MacDougall-Southuick's (SSJ6 First ave. W.); and Mix* Clara Barth, of Steen & Brogan's (123 BelievM* § S.) . All these photos by Bushnell except that of Miss Calhoun, which is by Grady. \ AD «u ready this ittMiMMn far Um> Scat! KMdto' I'uirf hmrflt it Orphrum at MJ o'clock loniihl, In which Seattle wlnilrla en IW(4 in the /V|frM national tliir bunty rmtnt »r» t« |urtiri|w(r. Al Ml lk<rr was to be a dm» rrhnvul, the talunlnr Mrforawn ■wHlng at the >U|f door for flnaJ lulrurtlMa. "JOf Weather ■ ■■■■ Tonight and Thuritday. ■ ■lll fair; u-armer Thursday; 11111 moderate westerly wind* M 111 I Temperature la«t SI Hour* || | W Maximum. U Minimum. li. I|P Today noon, M VOLUME 23. HIT SEEMS TO ME DANA SLEETH 9 ■ =:■ aOORKEWONDKNT write, la to challenge my recent •tatement that If modern business would apply the dlacoverlee of science the eoot W living would he cut In half Tha correspondent doubts If the aoilccaa produce much that would fca of bualneaa value I know lit tin of what acienca In If wider reachea haa discovered, but offhand I know of two minor diarovarte* that would save thla Mata ml! Dona of dollara a year. One of them la an Improved car buretor that would handle low grade dlatillatea. and that would tfoubla the present in ilea**. Another la the discovery of tha department of Industrial chemistry of the University of Washington that enable* the low-grade slack coal to be converted Into high nrrade hard coal, with a fuel value equal to the Pennsylvania anthra cite. 1 Offhand I guess that these two little scientific Incident*, if gener ally utilized, would «hop out coat •f living considerable, and I hare are hundreds of the nam* sort that have been reported In scientific magazines and then forgotten. Because It seems to me that one could do nothing of greater value to hla fellows than to help get Into general use such discoveries I will, from time to time. In collaboration with research authorities, give an abstract of some of tha scientific finding* that might have great public value, and that are today gathering dust In the back files of laboratory reports. The Cnlverrtty of Washington haa done Enough work In research to pay fir Its cost a thousand times If only Its reaearch discov eries were put Into service for the common good. • a • • KNOW axar-tly how the I boss of ancient Israel felt alien he said "In B my haste I said all men & are liars - Kor two' weeks I have been pa tiently awaiting the 20th of June so that I could fill the gas tank of my private juggernaut and head South. Standard Oil announced, some weeks ago, that when the 20th cam* around gaa restrictions would be lifted a bit, because on that day a tanker was due from the Souih. So bright and early Dn the morn Ing of the 21st I hied me to the nearest citadel of Jawn Dec and urbanely approached -the white Jacketed young man. "I can give you a gallon If your tank Is empty," he said. ""What ho, what ho, Kjidzooks and rounds! Did not yon tanker cleave the quiet water* of Klllott bay yester morn''" I demanded. "Oh. that makes no difference to us, you know," ha retorted, calmly; "that gas goes to North ern Washington and Alaska." Now. had I known all that some days prior I would have done what a lot of wise fellows are doing, would have purchased me a be.vy of five-gallon tins and squeezed from the parsimonious gas bandits a gallon here and a gallon yon, and acquired a reserve; hut pfoating In the yap about this btease'l tanker I remained honest, and Kasless (Turn to Page 2, Column t) NEW PUS JARS CITY i Of ANGELS 1 Another Shock Felt in Cali fornia City Early Today; Think Danger Passed l>Oft ANfiKI.KH, June M Ts4ay started off with another earthquake which raused l-os Angela* and vicinity to tremble. It occurred at lit thla morn ing and waa sufficiently strong to awaken sleepers, but sp parenlly no damage waa It was not as heavy aa tha shak« which oct urrr-d al 17 3C yesterday aft«rnnon. Many persona claimed to have felt slight tremor* during the night, but there being no recording In atrument hero. It la tmpoaailde to authenticate theae reports In Inrle I wood a targe proportion of tha pao • I'la slept outside las' night while 1 many other* left the town to stay with friends In places more removed I from the dlsturtied center Men, deputised by the town marshal, stood guard during tha nigh' watching chiefly for firna No firea occurred iiM \i. si.ip or KAI'LT IN KAItTH Scientist* attrtbu'ed the aerlea of I quakes to a local slip of the Pa cific coast eafih fault which e* tends almoat the entlra length of j the coast They did not look for more heavy shakes and considered j Hie quake period aliout over The Inglewood cemetery today pre ' sent* probably the most striking ; sight In the shake district. One ; 'all monument Is snapped off. about ! four feet from the ground A large mausoleum Is cracked and twisted and numerous headstones toppled over. A private school for children Is holding its ctaa*ea today In a grain , field. Ul AKK IN CAL'SK OK ODD MIKAKs Many odd occurrence* are coming to light. In the chapel of St. Mary * a. ad emy, at Inglewood. the shake broke candles on the altar and threw a statue of St. Joseph from the wall. It rolled down a stairway, but waa not even acratched. At Venlca $3OO worth of kewple dolls wer© broken In a concession aire's shop Nothln* else In the shop I was harmed Keports from Inglewood this morn lng were thst nothing untoward had occurred during tha night. The work 1 of clearing up wreckuge was start ed before daylight. Town officials I sent message* to the mayor of I»* Angeles and the Chamtier of flom rnerce, thanking them for proffered aid. but saying Inglewood needs no ( assistance. 27 Count* Against New York Firm NEW YORK, June 23 Indict wntu were returned by a federal crawl Jury here today acalnat film b*l Hrn«her* Krederlrk A. fllmbel. Joseph Dowell an<l '"harle* D. Blaw ter. member* of the firm rharitlnK profltirrtriK In men'* rlothln* (told by th«' Olmbel Brother*' department atore here. There were 27 couuta In the Indictment*. Ticket* were *llll available at the «nml ilorm and mUunuiU where Ihf) »n» placed on sale Iwl «ni. In the meantime the Seattle committee wax In hare n»et and pirkMl the alt moot promising contestants, tending I hem Invitations I 9 appear In person before the judge* for the final selection of "Mlaa Value The Seattle S tar Katsrs4 •• ftoewnd 04* Matter Mif J. lift at lit s< aaattla. Wuh, andar the Act «f Coagi ■— March t. !!?• r*f Tsar. br Mail. II to II Sells Papers toEarnWay 'Round World Mis* ffilrn Carlisle —Cttus-Dnh Photo "Around the world by *e|Unjr new* paper* on the *treet," t* the war whoop of Ml** !lel«»n Cartiiilf, mho arrived In Seattle lu*t Thur*<tay on ■ the l'reaident from I>o* An jrelen and t*efrnn her flr*t Job of *e|| In* The Htar Htv *old to hundred* at Second land Cherry at noon, and went to j First and Marlon to catch afternoon and evening crowd*. Ifall atarted a friend of Ml** | f 'arllwle'fl *ald that boy* could have a lot m6re fun than fjlrl* and beln« lan enthu*la*t|c jrlrl. Mia* t'urllale de clared *he could do a* good a ntunt W any t>oy and laid a wn*er but «he won't, tell what the waicer wim lhat *he could ro around the world without a rent to "utart with and make her way by aellinir dally paper*. Ho *he purei»a*ed *ome khaki rot ored linen trou*er*. well tailored, a black *port coat and tam-o'*hanter. a wport blon*e. brown wool *Ol and heavy brown oxford* and came to Seattle to *tart her trip Hhe ex pect* to make a new town every two day* and nay* Hhe Inn't going to Ket any money ahead but tnjwt to; Itj' k to get a Job in every town *hc j goea to. On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLE, WASH., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23. 1020. IRISH ARE in DEADLY STRUGGLE Dead and Wounded Lie in ' Streets of Londonderry During Fierce Fight IXIMMN. June 21 —The Kx change Telegraph today ratwired a dispatch from Lmnhindw r>, staling thai a pitched battle had bean raging In the streets of thai city store Last night, and that many dewd and wounded were lying In tha strwda. The food situation at ILondonderry was serious today, a* the result of refusal of driver* tc. deliver milk, bread and other foodstuff* Municipal authorities and groups of clllaens sent an ap l>eal to Dublin Castle to rush tfkii ttonal troopa. Assistant Inspector tjenergl pf Con stabulary Ituberts was shot and hi* chauffeur seriously wounded when nil armed body of men attacked the automobile In which they were rldfng to Dublin Castle Troopa hava been aent from Mel fast, following a report that the alt nation Was more serious than at*flr*t lialleved. Sentrlra stood In the streets of Londonderry today with fixed bay oneta. Hundre«le of soldier* patrolled the city thruout th<- night. Many , soldier* slept In the streets Victory Medals Made in Seattle An order for *OO noo Victory Med als. to be awarded by the govern ment, haa been placed with Joaeph Mayer * llros .of Seattle Two other plants, one at St I<oui* and the other at Newark, N. J . are mvklng tha medal* Kach badge goc* thru four distinct processes. Butte Man Drugged; Robbed of $l,OOO PORTLAND. June 23—Jabbed In the back wllh a hypodermic needle while making hla way thru the dense crowds at the Shrlners' convention here laat night. Tom Smith, Hutte mining engineer, was doped, ren derert unconscious, dragged off by crooks and robbed of more than 11.000 In currency. Polish Forces to Evacuate Vilna I/INIK)N. June 1.1 Polish forces are preparing to evacuate Vilna in (he face of strong Bolshevik at tacks. according to news dispatches received here. TacoMA MAN IS HIGH SHRINER Portland June 22. Ellis lewis garetson of tacoma wm* elevated to the |Kmt of Imperial f»>t«ntjit# of the 'mperlal council of the Mystic Hhrlne nt n mofllnK of the council today. Ernst A cutts of savannah w»n chosen Imperial deputy |nit«utiitr and Jsni H McCrfnUhw of Honolulu wim mad# iiummi.il tl.ief ruhl.in. who. in the opinion af competent critic* who have seen tha pictures of beautle* from other rltie*. la almost certain to be picked by Ktorenr /Jegfeld. Jr.. for hla New York beauty show with an additional engage ment in the Mayflower mo»les with Miriam I oopcr The aaieaglri conteatanta will appear In a special ln tha mid G-A-S Plenty Next Year. Blanu Drought on War. McLean an Optimist. ' Ta pilots of the gaalaas flivver' lamg suffering victims of drought! | Taim boat t. Far John McKaan. chief of all ; standard oil peddler* in the North- I weat. haa spoken optimistically to I day. And ha haa aaid that now that you J hava become agpert at Ailing your Baa tanks with an aya dropper—lt la j no longer neceaaary Today the word roe* forth—"Three gallons for pleasure car* and 10 to I work car* " And when the tanker. Drake • smooth may aha nail- arrives Mon •lay there will be almost the normal | supply for all car*. McLewn aay* they anticipated the gas shortage ln fact they "told us so " Hut on account of the war they were unable to build more refineries i "r to get machinery for them ln the meantime every one was buying new iwr* and the demand I for gss was Increasing The new refinery being built by the Standard company In California will be completed fhls fail arid will cant 110 000.©00 A new process of high pressure will be employed, which will enable them to get all of the gas from the crude oil snd to us* all the crude oil that they can get. Then. says, while the Joy rldera subside to some extent during the winter months-enough gas will lie stored ahead to last thru the sum mer months And then, too, he tells ua con vine ' Ingly that It simply can't happen again That they are establishing new Iras and service station* all over and that he feels Is sufficient evidence that they expect to have g;u< to sell plenty of It. And so propeller* of the pcnsiXe motor oars rejoice! Wholesale Sugar Price It Lower HAN KKAN<'IB4'O. Juno J3 The whale*ul* prlw of tuisar wr* down another half rent here today It wm* the third drop in 12 dayft Johtaim are buying at $2.1 a hundred pounds. Where Tickets to Scott Show Can Be Bought Tlrk*t» to thu Kcoft KM«l|ri' fund benefit nt l#vy'a orpli#um tonight. In which Batpnglrlii entered In th» Zi»i fatil national boauty conlMt will par ticipate. are on aalr at MevMi' eafeleria, Warond tvr. and Hrnera nt. All Channrejr tt riflil r*at««ranta. Keller A Hernhaum, I Sl# Herond lioldt '• cm tern at 1414 ThArd and 919 Herond ave. Rabl'a cafe. Ml I nb»n *t (•rren'a cigar store, 14041 Third ave. Mcl><mald A Collier, tailors, Itl Thlnl ate. Mayer'* htrher »bop, H4D7 Third are. tiu>'» drag atore. Necoml and >ea - ler. f aacade llrvg company, S4th N. W* and Market at., Hallard. t'onfortlonery store at INI Market at., Hallard. • ItarteU l>mg eompaay No. 4, ftl4t Hallard ave. Metropalltaa cafe, Kremont. Only tickets purchased before ar rival at the theatre will benefit ths family of f'sputy Hh»rlff lto|*crt A H« ott. killed by outlaw a be waa trying: to arreat The price Is l>o cents. HCY TH'KBTH HKFMRK YOU (J«> TO TilK THKATIttC! FATHER M JAIL TELLS j OF FLIGHT Says He Won't Reveal Ad ! dress Unless Promised He Can See Baby Any Time flrrHl* Brewlafton, kidnaper of hU Mr •••. told • Htar re porter who \ i«lted him hi hi* rrtl in Tacwma Ink). I hat he would dl««loae the hiding place of the rhlld. If (hp reporter would >n Mr* Inn llrewtngton. Uir baby'a dlitrmd moUter, In IMIlr and |N her promise (hat •he would permit him to m Ibeir |lllle boy at all tlmev Hurrying bub from T»»m» the I reporter went to the place where Mra llrewington la employed here, •«nd ronveyed to her her former: | huahand a m<-*«age "He <w« t get out of his ft* that ! way." phe aald defiantly. "I will Ret I'.Hner. my boy, ami when 1 do my ; j• * hunband will never ace either of our children again My hunjwnd la going to the penitentiary." BABY IN KKIS4 0. kIHVMT.K »\IK The child la In San Franciaco. where he haa been for some month*. The Htar rrjnjrter learned from Hrewlngton. and I* with people In whom the father haa great confl ; itence Hrewlngton aai<l he blanK-d Mr*. Hrewlngton'a parrnta for their leatr-oigeinent and for 'he whole trou ble. including the divorce and the realratnlng order forbidding him to i I nee either of their children, which or-1 <ler he broke when he went to Taco- J • ma I. bwt Ninembrr and entered the ! I>ed chamber where the tot und hla ! grandfather were aaleep and atole the child ( />nly if the court compela her to! | permit her former huatiand to ace i the child will ahe allow It, Mrs. Hrewlngton aaid with finality. Delectlvea in a acore of dUea were | searching for the hiding place of lit tle Kliner today with the Intention of placing under arreat aa accom plice* the people hiding the child, when The Ktar reporter went to Ta •-oma and called on the father in Jail "sri.KMHO PKOPIJC" (AICR Hilt rilllJl Hrewlngton *a I<l he wished fo pre vent hi* friend* from getting into trouble. "My huby," he contldcd. "i* In Nan Franclaco well tared Tftr b» *p|endid people with whom I bo .ime acquainted while working a* a boll ernuiker In the Hun Franciaco rail way > uids "Hut I won't exactly where he la. You go t«> Heat tie Kind my former wife Tell her I will tell everything If ahe will <on»ent to let me aee my Iwby whenever I wl*h Then I will tell you where jou can go »nd get the laalo " Hrewlnittoif apoki Mlt<jily of Ma plirenla-in law, anu »aul If they would "keep out of It' hla former I wife aud he could »>*iome re<onc ..\J* and rejoin each other III.AMKS PAKINTS Hill TIIKIK TIUH l«l>. "But I know nhe won't." added dolefully. "hf<«uiw> atie won't j (Turn u P»g» 15, (oiumn 4> dle of the "Kan Tan" performance at and will reappear with UM entire musical comedy company al the end of the shew. Tickets must be purrhaaed before going lo the theatre. Tha ptMN where tbej ran be bought are shown in the "box" at the bottom of (Mb page. ESMII Seattle Will Honor King of Freckles Wesley Barry « 'Rah! 'Rah! 'Kah! There'* going to l»r a "frrfkled fared king" in NetUlf Saturday. And he'* going to be aome lucky kid between the agrn of 7 and 14. f All ho haw to do to win the crown ' and $2O 1* to nhow more frock leu than Wealey Harry has. Wen Is the movie picture boy who la to he fea , tured at the Liberty theatre begin nlng Saturday iu 4, l>m't Ever Mar ry."* Manager Johc V j»n Herberg of the Liberty l»et sL'o that no Seattle kid can beat We*, an far aa f reck lea goa* Well, John ia going to be darn Pit k Saturday—that in, if he caret* a darn about hta 20 buckarinoa. Be cau»e we feel mighty *ure he'a going to loae that bet. And ; If he loaep, gosh what a time we plan' ♦ The freckled faced winner will not «»n!y g*t the 20 dollara. but we're arranging to have a parade In hl« honor dov*n Heoond ave., with a band to play all the way to the city hall. Mayor Caldwell l* out of town to- j day. but wp figure he'll be back In time for the big event Saturday, and we re going to invite him to crown the freckled fared 'king " liaien J. Tltua of the Wright Ilea- ! taurania company la fixing up a crown that'll be a humdinger. And oh. yea! the "king" will ride In the parade Certainly! He'll have an automobile all to hlmwelf Ray Koi of the Itulck uom|Mtny haa prom- 1 laed that So. If you're between 7 and 14 and »hav« freckle*, he aur* to ahow up in front c»f the liberty theatre at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, where a rtmimltlfp of Juilfffa will pick the a inner \nd there'll be 16 free t«d miaaionM to the for the IS who have the nut large*! number uf freck lea J TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE SURPRISE 19 SPRUNG IV! RADeR TRUHI j • "*jf V Defense Suddenly M£| Without Submitting Any 1 Evidence to Jury M I Without a witness bring haaffi for the drfrnee. the caae af b»-' ' 1 cram RUfr. wealthy Ulu C% ' j contractor an trial for his Ma for the murder, April 3. af M Dean Curtis, dwl H<y m shortly Mart noon today to Judge Calvin S. Hall's row*, i It «w the firm time In (be weal < i lection of I»roseeuting Attotnay : Kred C. Hrown that a first 4«fM muriler case had ended without tea- I llmony from the defence. Not **at Under look the Kt*nd. Mrs. Rowena (.race Curtis, a Wat* 4 of the murdered man. bad Just left the wltncxti chair after telling of tha . circumstances leading up to the shooting and of the killing Itself. • Ivputy IYosecutor John D. Car mody then announced that tha state's case against Rader was end ' f-il. and court, jury and spectators focused their attention upon the i croup gathered around the table : where the prisoner sat —lire. Rader at one side and Attorneys Thomas I l.ong and Robert Hodge ou the other. JUDGE SURPRISED BV COUNSEL'S ACTION 1-ong arose and asked the court ta order the Jury Into the ju ryroom. This done, he asked the judge to dis miss Rader on the grounds that the homicide was Justifiable. Judge Mall declined. "Then I will ask that the Jury ha brought hack." Long. When the 1! men. looking giaWl and serious, filed buck and resumed their seats, Long declared with start ling suddenness: "The defense rests. That's our case." Kven Judge Hall was surprised. ' He excused the Jury and hurried, to his chambers to prepare his instruc tions On every face, except those at the defense table, was an expression of utmost wonderment. Just before noon recess. Judge Hall Instructed the Jury that they could find Rader Innocent or guilty of either first or second degree mar der. or manslaughter, and in caae they found him guilty of first degree murder, must determine whether or not he pay the life penalty on the gal lows. In her testimony for the state, Mrs. Curtis told practically the same story of the killing of her husluind by Rader in the defend (Turn to Tags 8. Columa 3) Buy a Used Car— Now Prices were never bet ter than rijjht now, and many of the cars adver tised on Classified page today are as good as new cars.