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WS STORY PJUNTS SWP 'AS DOPE DEN Chinamen Ply Trade in Nar cotics on Vessel With Alaska Laborers SAN FRANCIROO. B*l*. IS.-Out Cf the hold of the bark Mcljturm. known as the okleet "hell ship" In Alaskan waters, came a lad of SJ lev <fcy wtth a stop* of the sea. which reeks of vicious living, violent deaths did deadly hat*. Dlik Teachner, IS days IU with (tvrr below decks on the vessel, t»rced to breathe, he says, the fumes Cf opium smoke day nnd night, told •f his exprrieni'** today in a voice Crarcely more than a whisper. four months ago, Teachner. Just •lit of the navy and celebrating ths Wlht, was n;tbhed by a "man catcher" recrumng a crew for the Mcl Aurln In Rscrsmento. GOT BUM'S, BI T WHAVT KKKT IT IvONO "Along with SO other homeless ken, t went aboard." declares the fed. "We were to get 130 bonus before »e started on the cruiaa. W» got It Bonn enough, but we couldn't keep It tnng. They held out on our rations fid made us buy from ths ship More. It didn't last long. "It wasn't until wa cleared the Beads that we found aha was a "dope ship.' Ths Chink* got It by ths customs men somehow. It didn't look to me like the inspectors triad Yerv hard to stop them. "The 'China gang* had ths dope j. Cheats listed as merchandise ad. t etneed to tha men. What ths ru» tarns men Imagined that crowd was going to do with IW worth of mer chandise apiece. I don't know." Be continued: "Borne of tha boys took a chance •Rd went overboard while ths boat was still In the bay. JfXtH OF THK BOT9 hWco.mk addhts J "As soon a* we got under way the rkplum tiegsn to make Its appearanca. fcrht there a bunch of the boys he c-ime addicts. As long as they had work for us to do they had tha dope kandv for us. "I stayed off of It and tha "Spikr- Cyea' hated ma for It. "I didn't mind them, bnt I found that I had made an enemy on board that I had reason to keep my ays on Ha was 'l»oc' Blake. "He was tha company physician and hired to give us treatment when ever wa nojel It without charge But he made us pay anyway and Cold the hoys dope at his own price "One night 1 went to htm for one M the boys who wanted some medl cine. It they don't coma up here cad r»t their own pills m ft* 'em.' ks told ma. And ha patted tha .11 ke always carried at bis belt, night CCrflay. COMPLETELY UNDER BPKIJ. OK THE CHINKS "About this time the 'hypo*.' as WS called the dope users, were com pletely under tha sr>»U of the k Chinks. If a Chink wanted a cu| M water he ordered one of the |F%yroe to get It. They obeyed wit fa sti' the laaat resistance. f "t)ne night after we went ashore fa tha Kogulng river, where the were. 'l)oc' Blake nearly put an end to me. 1 asked him for some medicine. He came over to the bunk where I waa lying and told me I'd never get any from him: that laziness was all that was tha matter With me. "When I Objected to that, he grabbed me by the thro»t and drag ged me to a corner, with me gasping for breath I (tumbled over a shot gun that was leaning against the 1»all. "Blake drew his gun before I knew what waa happening and was ready to shoot when he saw that I didn't luive a gun. / "After that we didn't see him any I IBore. "Old Dad' McLaughlin died l'a*P there one night and the man said Uptake didn't take estra pains to Htaep him alive. The doctor feft mfter that. MANY' OK THE MEN BECAME DEGENERATES "The morals of the men grew Wfse. That country and the life at the canneries made degenerates out of many of them. The dope was •aster to get as the work became harder. "There waa the two for one' sys tem "The gang bought canned fruit for Bftc They sold It for 25c. When they got 50c that way they gave It for doi "As soon as the job was done up' jthrrc the hoy* couldn't get any more Kbpe. They nearly went crazy for want of It. |e '"The Chinks smoked It before them iay and night on the way down and bad them t>eg«lng on their knees for the stuff. It was a 'hell ship' on Uie way hoik. I'll tell you. "They i<atd us off Sunday. We were to get $230. Most of us got less than a hundred. We paid It all back for Items they said we pur Chased tip there. We were so glad to get away that we didn't care what they took. Half of the boys are penniless now There are at least a dozen in Jail, picked up for vagrancy an.l being dope crazy." Milwaukee Officials Coming Wednesday With two vice pri-aldent* of the line. H. K. Byrarn of Chifrfvo, preal jdent of the f*hlcag(). Milwaukee A Ht, I'aul railroad, will remh Keattle WMimmy by a special car, it la an nounced by officials here. R. M. Calkin* arid H. M. Oreer are vice presidents accompanying; him. Oakesdale, Wash., Census Is Lower WASHINGTON, Kept 13 The cenftivA«re«u today announced the population result: Wash., dl«, a decrea.ee aloce «#. or 7.5 per cent. ' KllliMil qnarta of beer la evidence against Jtobert Carlaon, K, riveter, ••treated by police at New Tiawaon Jpgtal fourth ava. aud a tow an ft. SOME PEOPLE HAVE ALL THE LUCK 0. HENRY STORY lot's Mvttf style. Too quiet and sober looking. Thinks 1 to myself: "111 Just about land on tha flrwescape of a tenement, sis stories up And I'll spend the next six months looking at clothe* on tha tine." But she carried me to a nice little room only threa flights up In quite a decent street. And she put me In tha window, of course. And then eh* went to work and cooked dinner for herself And what do you suppose ■he had? Bread and tea and a tittle dab of Jam. Nothing elaa. Not a "ilngle lobeter. nor so much as one Cox's Throat and Viewpoints Both Dry in Talk Here fUrr. Jams* Mlddleton Col. dem ocratic candidate for pre«l<lent. ended his swing thru the state at Washington Saturday night. with a dry throat and what he hoped vu a firm conviction In the minds of hta audience that hi* alcoholic view points were also drv. Oov. Cos spoke to a capacity house at the Arena, and his vote* showed < learly the strain of his tour. In fact. It was pef»—ary before ha started for Portland, to telegraph cancellations of certain conferences tn the Ore»on rtty. In order that ha might consult a throat specialist. George F. Cottetlll. former mayor of Seattle, and a "dry" of long stand in*, acted as chairman of the Cos martin* Cot ten II denounced the at tack of th« prohibitionist* upon Oov. Cos. and lauded tha governor's dry attitude SAYS ORIGIN OP LETTER IS SHADY In rvferrix* to a letter printed re cantiy tn Vittla and purporting to have come from the headquarter* of tha liquor Interests In which tha election of Gov. Co* wn« pleaded for, Cotterlll declared Uie letter had been Investigated by the senate, and Its authenticity snd origin wss ati-tdv. "The liquor question is not and cannot be made an Issue In the corn- In* campaign," declared Cotterill. I Gov. Cox, when introduced, dwelt SISTERS KILLED BY INSANE MAN Are Shot Down With Bullet From Rifle NEW TORK. Sept. 11Mlsa liaiay Fciter and Mtf.u Susan Feltcr, aiatera, of New Brunawick, N. J, are dead today, the victims of the mania'al rjige of "Ciiuy Mike" Maraurklewlec*. A alnglc bullet fired from hia rifle aa he ran amuck on the atreeta of New Brunawick killed loth women. The murderer win later shot and killed by a aoldier who tried to arreat him and waa threatened with a bowie knife. The Main two women were In an automobile at the time of the trag edy. Thejr were the aole aupport of an Invalid mother and brother. Masons to Help Lay Y. M. C. A. Stone Jamea H Bee*, grand master of Washington Masons, and other lo'lge officers, will lie preaent. at the lying of the cornerstone of the new Y M. C. A. building at Kverett at J3O negt Thuraday. Mr. Begg will officiate and Waller F. Melr, oorpor atlon counsel of Seattle, will fuakc the dedicatory wdil.rtna. bottle of champagne The Car ruthers comedy t«am had both every evmmg. except now and then, when they took a notion for pigs knuckle and kritut. After site had finished her dinner my new owner came to tha window snd leaned down close to tny leavsa snd cried softly to herself for a while. It made me feel funny. I never knew anybody to cry that way over a rubber plant ' tfora Of oiursa, I've mm a few of 'an torn on tha taara for what they eould get out of it, but aha seetned to be cry ing Just for the pure enjoyment of briefly on ths charts that all big hualnea* was contributing to tha campaign fund of the republican party. Ha dsclared that he himself had nsver permitted a soldier to ba used In any labor difficulty whlcb had ever arisen In his oajji state. Harding was referred to as a "re actionary candidate." and a member of the senatorial oligarchy." Its ridiculed Harding • atatid ag-aJnst tha league of nations. Ho scoffed at the Idea that the president could order a war, declaring that every high school youth was awar» that only congress aa a whole coukl do this. HAOI'E TRIBUNAL wroHNißut. hi: hays He de< lared tha Hague tribunal, tha only substitute for the league, waa Impossible, and "we owe It to our boys who died id Franca to see this thing thru." Gov. Cos waa cheered. In dwelling on Alaska. Oov. Cos declared he wished to see tha "shackles removed from Alaska ." lie took a final fling at his republican opponent's front porch campaign, de claring Senator Harding was pre suming a lot to except the nation to come to htm for his view* Following the speech In the Arena of nearly two hours. Oov. Cos drove to the Press club, where he mot 8e attle's new*p«i|iermcn. and again miule a brief *pee< h . OUTLAW RAIL STRIKE IS OVER Workers Cast Big Vote for Return CHICAGO. Sept. IS. -Outlaw** awltchmen. enginemen and yardmen today began helping man the rail roada. following a meeting here laat night which overwhelmingly voted to end the Htrlke which has been on alnce March. The m.iaa meetlnir w»a attended by X,OOO momhera of the Chicago Yardmen's association, the leading organization In the outlaw atrlke movement. The vote, announced aa "overwhelmingly for a return," had not been tabulated early today. "We are glad to get them bark," waa the comment of r'hicago rail road offlclaja toilay. They predicted the end of the atrika would haaten normal freight movementa and ata blllze induatry. Offlcfcla believed It marked the end of labor trouble* which have handicapped railroada alnce Oieir return to private owner chip. To Frame Keep-to- Right Air Rules Traffic rulea of the air will he com Piled by a committee appointed by the Aero Club of the Northweat to work In conjunction with tUe stale public miltly cyiitiiuUaa, 4 THE SEATTLE STAR -SartiM Pl£ 1 IH She touched my leave* Bke riw I love.l >m. and aha bant down her | hand and klaeed earh ona of em. I gueaa I'm about tha toughteet apart m»n of a pertpntetlc on-bid on eurth. but I tall you It mada ma faal aort of queer lloma navar waa Ilka that to n>« before Cletiernlly I uaad U> l»t rhawad by pnnrfl** and hava ahlrt walata hunt on ma to dry. and get watered with mffaa grounds and paroxlda of hydrogen. Thla Ctrl had a piano ta (ka iwwi and aha <wad ta disturb It wttb both hand* while aha mada toMaa wfth bar mouth for houra at a Uma. I auppoaa aba waa pracUcinc voaal muaUi Ona day aha mini I aary ararh ax cited and kapt looking at tha flock At alayan eomebody knocked and aba let In a etout. dark man with toxralad black hair. Ha aat down at onra at tha piano and playad whlla aha aang for him. Whan aha finished aba laid ona fiand on har boaom and lookad at him. Ha ahook hla haad, and aba leaned ifxliat tha piano. Two year* already." aha aald. epoaking alow I y—"Jo yon think Ir two mora—or even longer?" The man ahook hla haad again "Tou waata your tima." ha aald, roughly 1 thought. "Tha vol no la not there" And than ha looknl at har In a pa«njll!tr way. "But tha vole* Ila not everything." ha want on "You j hava look*. I ran plaoa you. aa I : told you If—" The (tlrl polntad to tha door with out aaytng anything, and tha dark man Irtf tha room And than aha came over and cried around ma agnin. It a a good thins I had enough rubber in ma to ba water proof. About that tlma gomebody alaa knocked at tha door. "Thank rood neaa,** 1 said to myaalf "Here's a chance to g»t the watar works turn ad off. I hope It'* somebody that's gam* enough to stand a bird and a b«ttl« to ll»en thing* up a little" Tail you tha truth, thla little girl m.ide ma tired. A rubber plant likes to ana a little sport now and then. I don't suppose there's another gre< n ' thing In New Tork that see* aa much of gay Ufa unlaxa It's the char tretl** or tha sprlga of parsley around the dish. When the girl opens tha door In stepa a vouna rhap In a traveling <x»p and picks her up In hla arm*, nnd she stmra out. "Oh Dick!" and stays there long enough to—well, you've fn-an a runner plant, too. sometimes, I suppose. "Good thttiK"' saya I to myself "Tips Is livelier than scales nnd' weeping. Now there'll be something doing " "You're got to go hark with me." wiys the young man. "I've come two thousand miles for you. Aren't you tired of It, yet. l'.<aa? You've kept all of us waiting an long. Haven't you found out yet what la bast?" 'The bubble burst only today," says the girl. "Come hore. Dick, and see what I found the other day on tha sidewalk for aalo.' Khe brings him by the hand and exhibits yours truly. "How one ever got away up here who caf tell? I bought It with utmost the last money I had. He looked at me, but he couldn't keep his eyes off her for more than a second. "Do you remember the night, Hess," ha said, "when we stood under one of those on the bank of the bayou and what you told me then?" "tlaawllltkina" I said to myself. "Both of thein stand under a rubber plant! Heerna to me they are stretch ing matters somewhat." "Do I not." says she, looktng up at him and » leaking close to his vest 'and now 1 nny It sgaln, and It la to last forever. T,ook, Pick, at Its leaves, how wet they are. Thoen are my tears, ami It wris thinking of you that made them fall." "The dear old Magnolias!" says the young man, pinching one of my leaves. "1 love them all." Magnolia! Well, wouldn't that— say! Thoae Innocent* thought I was a magnolia! What tha well, wasn't that tough an a genulna Utile old &MV I writ rubber pUuiU I ■ " - - - —+-• —4 REAL BUSINESS IN U. S., PLEDGE Cox Promises Reforms in Government Bureaus ITT IlKKflKftT W. WAI.KF.It Or*.. Bepl. U.~Huai neaa reorgun button of government buri-nim with aHli-lent budget ayiiteni •a Ita outstanding featura wax ph-dged by Go*. Jamea M. Uoi in apeechaa her* today. M|teaklng In the bin municipal audi torluin, Uw democratic mndklab promliwd that oris of hui' tlr»t art*. If elected. will bo t/> uk for authority to appoint a budget rommteetoner aa aaalatant to Ih. prealdent for the purtwM of effecting economic* tn approprUtlona. Ha rtuurged that the eeniitortal oil garchy by blocking th* i*iuf trntty and keeping war leglalat lon In fori* haa prevented lha return of the gov «mni«nt to a normal p<«n atatu*. A mil buatneaa admlnlatratlon l» nixaaanry If reduction* are to In mate In war Uira. Co* aatd. and he pointed to hla r«ord ui (owrnnr of Ohio to ahow what ran ha acrtttn pllahed by an efficient budget ay* Urn. >l«i would have th* budget com m!N»li>ii>r coordinate fur the flnan cial arUvlt lew of ail departraanta, add tng that the prnnident haa tw> many other dutlea to do thia hlmaclf, Ilfferrlng to aid for aervlce man tha govaroor declared that after hla trip thru tha Northweat he wfta con vlnced the vaxt undeveloped public domain In thin aertlon "ofTem In *«» measure ihe meana of Ihe gnvern ment'a paying of Ita deht to thoae who fought our hat tin In tha world war.'" ROBBED HOTEL DOOMS, CHADCE Looted Scores in Seattle, Is Belief of Nice A Hatred to hare con fanned whole <taie burglary of hotel room" to poikra, It. (I. O'Neill. 10. waa haid In th* city Jail Monday. O'Neill la accuaed of looting are era) aroma of roomi alnr* February. More than 100 keya were found In hla pocket*. He got hotel key* by renting room* and kaaping the keys. When torn* one et»e rented tha room, ha la allied to hay* returned and plundered th* room. Heiress Found Raking Hay as Regular 'Hand' OLOUCKSTBR, Maaa. BepL ll.— Miaa I <tn l— Kl«irb*r, Indianapoita Ivelreea. who alter cropping her hair and donning oteralia. fled (rota the ramiaar bum* of fear parent* bar*, haa boon found n w Ipnrlrh. Miaa fMthar, 17 jraut oM. Ml kar homo Thursday after eluding bar in>T«m»—. Tha |trl waa found by M.xrahal John Caaejr and two inapeo lorn, aorocn [tun Ird by tha glrl'e gov trrrna Miaa F"Mrh«r. wearing orrraJln and with her hair rtoarly Topped, applied at l.'pland farm for work. She gave her nam« aa "Willi# Sullivan " She waa given a Job aa "hired man" and waa raking hay <rhen tha police ar rived Him apparently waa happy and contented. Aaked why aha ran away, Mia* Kletrher aaJd aha waa "»kk of tha yoke of discipline 1 hava bean under alnoa childhood." Smuggled Opium; la Given Fine of $250 Flna of (ltd was handed Harry lliimm. when ha pleaded guilty he fore federal Judge Neterer In the district court Saturday to smuggling 10 taehi of smoking opium Into the Culled State*. "Dead Soldier." Lead to Baatile T>aed aoldlers" by the hundred In the alley back of 8. Tanaka'a restau rant, at lOH Fifth eve ft, aroused suspicion In Patrolman N. P. Ander son and H. F Baarman They searched the place found two quarts of sakl and arrested Tariuka. Street Car Jumps Track; 12 Shaken Twelve passenger* were badly shaken up when a one-man Hrd ave. <-ar Jumped the track at 23rd and K Vnlhn at. early Sunday, and lodged Itaelf between two stores Motormn.ll Harry Carlson waa In charge of the car. OUR SEATTLE AGENCIES lnsurance may he secured from any one of the following three Seattle Agencies, viz: Osborne, Tremper & Co., Inc., 812 Second Ave. Seattle Title Trust Co, . Second at Columbia Washington Abstract Co., 118 Columbia St Washington Title Insurance Co. I'n*r Mate Btrperrl*lon Ajirt« Mora than KN,ON.N FREDERICK & NELSON FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET DOWNSTAIBS STOBE r f ■ §pfp $ In This One Price Group: Scores of Smart Autumn Hats A S many forms as a hat may take and still be smart are in this showing—soft-brim, crush-crown affairs in off-the face styles—tams of soft, undefined grace—sailors with draped crowns—drooping-brim Hats and many, many others, enriched with swinging taneli of chenille, silk or ribbon bend-embroidery in metallic, cbenille or silken threads ostrich in natural and glycerined style novelty pins and ornaments i . Many of these Hats are of duvetyn, that voguish fabric that enhances the new colorings so wonderfully, quite a few com bine duvetyn with silk or velvet, and still others are of lustrous panne velvet # From dark Malay brown, through taupes and fawns to light * ' sand shade, browns are supreme, and following them are / Oriental blues, navy and black. / t Matrons, college girls and younger girls, too, will find fash ionable complements for their types in abundance, in this dis play at $lO.OO. —THS DOWNSTAIRS STORB 1,200 Yards of Seasonable Silks Exceptionally Attractive in Value At $1.95 Yard r AT this low price, Downstairs may choose from handsome **Silks for practically every Autumn and Winter use—for blouses and frocks, lingerie, negligees and for gift-making, too. The Offering Includes: WASH SATIN, 35 inches wide, in Flesh-color, Lavender and White. TUB SILKS in Flesh-color and White, 35 inches wide. CEEPE DE CHINE in Flesh-color, White, Belgian-blue, Brown, Taupe, Gray, Rose, Black, Turquoise, 89 inches wide. TAFFETA in Belgian-blue, Dark-brown, Copenhagen and Navy, 35 inches wide. KIMONO SILKS in characteristic floral patterns, 35 inches wide. STRIPED TAFFETAS AND MESSALINES in dark-ground effects. DRESS SATINS in Belgian-blue, Sapphire, Red, Plum and Silver, 35 inches wide. All at one exceptionally low price—$1.95 yard. —THK DOWNSTAIRS STORB All Travel Records in Seattle Smashed Records of travel thru Seattle In previous yeurs have been broken this year with a grand total of 15#,817 Igj Substantial Dividends fig I; Paid on Your Savings §■ I and when you add this at- * I II traction to absolute Security \ I I; you have the reason for the I Isteadily increasing number I ■ j of our Members. j I IS MAKE YOUR FUTURE SECURG 11 ■[ BY STAKTIMG TO SAVE TODAY Ul K For nineteen years we havo 111 II never paid les3-<han • a | Reaourc— Now Over Four Million Dollars | 3 1 Hour*: 9-4; Sarurda)i 9-1 and 6-ft r ! Puget Sound Savings 8 J| .& Loan Association Where Pike Street Crosses Third persona arrived and departed from the King st. station up to date, ac cording to an offi< lal check of pas senger* movement by t«. G. Guthrie. ! More persons have arrived than have departed. A sfaUkin warf, valued at $lOO. *»i lost by Mrs. A. K. Suton, 1715 1 jiurel Court, In a downtown store, according to police report on flla Jfoifclwy. Mm ROBERT L DWTER Republican Candidate lor STATE nSURAIKE COMMISSIONER Ton yearn' Practical Kxpurtenott Member Washington Legislature 1917 Served 111 U. & Army, ISITI9 , <r*U bjr J. C. Bal*| PAGI T - 1