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The Star Invites Residents and Business Men Whose Rents Are Raised After October 15 to Make Their Protests Public Thru This Newspaper
RETURN OF STAGG BABY WILL BRING Ideather Tonight, fair; Wtdnrtday, probably mm; hmvy to kill frost in morning. Tf»n|x*»»tiirr |llmirt Maitiuum. t!l \lliiiimim. II Tmiay nonn. 4V. VOLUME 28 Going Up! (The Seattle Star gained 11,719 in datly circula tion in the year ending w October 1, making if.* leadership undisputed. Every other Seattle pa per. according to its offi cial circulation figure.*, lout circulation, the lons of the second paper. The Star's closest competitor, being over H,000.) Some of the Reasons Why 9—"CONFESSIONS OF A BRIDE" HNCK UPON a TIMK ther* we* ■ woman » page editor who eonnlVKl th* uh« that a daily etory of th* trial* of a marrl*d pair would make Interesting reading 8o »he sat hereelf down and turned out a atory. which «u duly publlahed tn The Star for a period of four Xear*. and It "wont big" Boon there were many *uch • •riala going—"< "onfeealon*" and "Mrvelationa" and "Confidence*" and "lndtecre t mna" and "Tribulation*" and "Sensation*" and what not. Th»n tairn th* war. Women dedicated Ihemnelve* to Iki winning. The okl NnUmeotallam >»■»< •way. Action rather than Introspection became the feminine order. Among the flr*t to een*e thJa waa Winona Wilcox Payne. , On* morning aba laid a manuscript •n the editor* desk. | It waa another atory of a married (■air—but different « Bhe called It "Coofaaalon* of a War Brtde." Hbe !>«• a multitude of reaaon* why It should be run. Amonc the laaet of theoe waa that the old order of married-Ufa fiction waa And HER atory llkewtee aet a Ctahlon. For within threw montha the writer* of Imitative aerlala. and the ayndlcatea that aell them, had "teen the point." Heault: "New Con fidence*" and "New Tribulation*" and "New Sensation*" and new Whatnot. But the atory that aet thta faahlon. now called ~Conf**alon* of a Bride." continue* to run In The Star, con tinue* to attract new reader* and bold It* old one*, and oontlauaa to be imitated. (Trtt your friends about The Star. Tell them they ran have It 4el*t>- end. ly mail or carrier, a*vv-H«re In the Mate of R'uMaglon /or fifty cent« a month.) l. A. WEEK BIG LEAGUERS TO BE QUIZZED Chicago Baseball Probe Is , Continuing CHICAGO. Oct. IV—The Cook county grand Jury Investigating baseball crookedneas resumed mh ■tons today with the announcement three former major lenmM haxeball player* probably would be added to the list of eight Chicago White Hon •gainst whom Indictments have been TOted. Fred Mitchell, mana(f»r of th" Chicacro Cuba; «4i*rle* Kt»h#t#. owner of the flrooklyn Itodger*. and Harry Fraze#. owner of th" Bo#ton Red Box, were among wit ne**#» experts to b# heard today The grand Jury ha* requited Ahe ftothatein of New York and other gamblera to teatlfy but no word ban been received from th*m. The jury waa expected to devote Considerable time today to Investi gation of fcaaeball gambling p«ioia. Additional aubpoenaa were laau«-d today for three major league club owitth. They wr<» O W. Grant of the Boaton Nationals. Barney J>r*»y fua of the Pirate* and Jacob Kup per* of the Yankeea. All three are in Chlr-ago, bHrig imnnr thoae who attended yeetfr day'a conference of major l'-«iKijf club owner# H A. WEEK RETAIL CLOTHES AT COST PRICE? CHICAGO, Oct. It/—Retail cloth |tra thruout the country have de termined to a*ll at coat, according to Andrews Burkhardt, president of the National Association of Retail Cloth lera "Continual Increaaea In coata dur ing recent yea re have brought con aumer* to a atate where they no longer can b* appealed to by aheer reason," Burkhardt declared In ex plaining manufactur«*ra and retail era "have determlueU to forget their uaual pi of * la." Somebody Is Going to Win $2,500 Perhaps It Will Be YOU! 'SPANISH WOMAN' IN MURDER PROBE i COMPANION OF DENTON IS SOUGHT New Charges in Los Angeles Crime Case Being Inves tigated by Detectives knit ANGELES, Oct. It.--'That Ja cob C. I>enton. wealthy mining man. waa murdered tn hi* home after a quarrel with a woman known aa "the HpanUh woman." early on th* morn trur of June 2. waa th* Information given the dietrtct attorney'* office her* t tod»y In a *l*ned statement from a wltn**a whoee name la being withheld. It waa learned authorita tively. ' The district attorney"* Informant who claim* to have been prewent In tha bourn at the time of the murder, wu said to have denied any part In the event* which led up to Kenton * death. Neither Chief Deputy District At torney W. C. Doran nor Raymond Ttirney, hi* a**l*tant would dlaclowe •he name of the wltnee* today Detectives wer« today rhecklnjt tip the detaiia of the latest state ment According t# thin apparently authentic atatement. Denton quar reled with M th# H pan lah wom*n" a* th# two out tn a room on the lower floor of the Denton home Tha actual murder, shown to havo br#n rauacd by •translation. aco>rdln| to the roronw'i verdict. follows a hratcd dlaruaalon. Th# dlatrirt at* toroey reftiaed to r#v*al wh<tfh*r th# whoa# th#y had obtain#*), wa* a man or woman, but admitted that their Informant had not actually participated tn th# crirna. -—H A. WEEK 53,000 REWARD FOR MURDERER Hherlff John 8t ringer neHvNl word today that $3,000 ward i* ai f#*r*d by Adama county and th* atate, jointly, for the arreat and convic tion of tht maaked man who mur d« r**d Harry (Jrfff in Gregg'a hom# in Ritxvllle, September 29. by atab* bin* him to d#*ath. then ahot Mm. Gregg. whom he had tied to a chair, and eacaped. H. A. WEEK ItKVAT* Kathonla. Washington A. Vanderlip, of California. reported ae<*king coaJ conreaaiona in Kam chatka for Wealern hank*ra. Do You Pick the People You Rent Your Property Tot Whether you are renting a rftom, a bouae or a buaineaa build Ing. you ahould chooae a (food tenant. The only way you can do thia I* to have aeveral prow pective tenant a to chooae from That In where thia j»ap#>r will a*rve you. A Want Ad in The Htar will place your proposition before all the peopi* in Beattln who are lnt*rcated in renting- In thia way you can chooae a good tenant. la It worth the amall coat of a "Vtrr Ad to get a good t«»n ant In your vacant property? Telephone your ad now— MAIN 600 The Seattle Star •• K*«*er»d «*»••• MfttUr I, |lt» at th» Wmli . «n4»r «h« AH nf f\»wgrwi March I. fSTS ft T—r. t»j Mill, 91 (• •• Short Romance of Charleston Maid Blasted by Police Tlie premature romance of Ruth | Took. 11, who eloped from her Charleston bone and married Jtiftu* Hwtclo. I*. steward. here lad Hatur day, came to an abrupt end Tuew • day. with Jtutb In the cuatody of Juvealle aiNborlUe* and Butelo In Jail. Ituth admit* *he did not have the conaent of her mother to the mar 'Hl*, lar police, who point out that the murrt.pr i*. therefore. Illegal be rauae of Ruth * youth. MAY PUT END TO CITY DRY SQUAD Federal Booze Decision May Stop City Raids That the cv«th knell probably has been sounded for Uw activities of the city dry »|i«ul i< the l*lnl luifto to lb* derision on th* prwculkm of liooie cases that m handed down In the I'nited KUIn district court Mod day by Federal J ml*" J-remiah N* tnvr. In hla opinion Jitdvo N*t#r*r hold* thai th# power glvrn to th# atat# by th# federal law do#* not anthoria# th# atat# to dfhifaU that power to municipalities. Ida d«ciaion m#an« that *lnr# th# city had no power to mak# and #«• for*-# liquor tsgialaOoa, th# present municipal booxr ordinanc# la null and void, and th# city dry *quad haa no l#gal right to rontinu# Ita raida County I'roaecutor Krwd llmwn said Tuesday that he agmed with this Interpretation of the derision, and to hla mind the police dry squad would have to suspend action under the city ll'iuor ordinance. "The only way they can legally ar rest a mnn Is on a utile or federal warrant." Brown said. Th« matter la creating wld# Inter* »*t and I* egper*ted to tried out In test «aa#a in all the court# In the n#ar future. The dry aquad. now directed by IJeut. J. J. waa formed noon after Itite wide prohibition went into effect in 1916. It haa »ie#»n a atorrny petrel und*r all adminlatrationa atnoa that time. H. fl. Putnam wiu the flrat ban(l of the ftrjuad He wan Itiocttdul by Ijeift. George Comatock. Hergt Pete Jennings directed the aquad a/ter Comatock. and th»-n CapL K. C. Collier wan made ita chief. Shortly IWori h#» wile aucceded by Chl**f W. II Hearing, J K. Warren diamine™! Collier na dry a<juad head and transferred moat of the men de tailed to that dlvlalon. Lieut. Ilaag took command of the ec|uud at that time H. A. WEEK TWO DOWNTOWN STORES LOOTED Hurglara looted two downtown storee at 1425 Third ave. during the night. lietective Joe ftlonchl lnveatlgat#»d and found that, after prying open a rear window, the thlevea a tola a amall amount of* morphine from the float tie Registered I>entlata, and took $1.40 from the caiah reglnt*«r of th«* Hamilton Brown ah«»e ato re, on the ground floor. The thl'-yca tried on aevertfl palra of ahoea in the ahoo store, but took none. They broke In a door in enter Ing the ahoe storu. On (he Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLE, WASH.. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1920. They were aireeted In their honey, moon quarter* In tha Hprlng hotel. Third ava and Hpring *t„ Monday ■ilsht by l*atrolmea K. U Webbaad C. Palling. Rath told the policemen *he didn't even know the two men. H, Roeenthal and I xml* R fhaney who witnessed her marriage (the gave her occupation aa uaher Police were investigating the case from all anglea Tuveday. and charge* may be placed iMllo, ANTI-JAP RULE DUE IN COURT Try to Dispossess Oriental of Vast Property VJHAIJA. Oal- Oct It.— Decision on queationa before Mupertor Judge Wallace Involving Jurisdiction In ■-aae* under th* antl alien land law waa aniloualy awaited here today. The rl«v laion wiw proml*#«l ye-atar 'lay wh#n th« nua of (h« Mat* to dla tMimowa || Humida of a half million doiura worth of Tulare county prop erty wm on the court ralandur J U'lirc W a Ultra dl*|MWM«l of th* mat ter late yeaterday l»y continuing re ceivership phaaea of thu Humtd.i raiN. to November 1. Ho indicated, however. tlmt ha would dpcld* jurln •lutioual qurntiona within a f«w tkyi H. A. WKKK MacSwiney Show* But Little Change IjONION. Oct. It.—Altho Ix>rd Mayor MacHwlney wum rrportrd to ahow aiffna of g4urvy today, hla con dition wag practically unrhnniccd. « Hinn Keln bulk-tin anid would |>crmlt no action to prevent th< threatened diiwaae. # /i A. WF.F.K MADMAN TRYING I TRAIN WRECK? Deputy *herlff* were aent to Cedar rail* early today to *rTe*t a young man who wa* reported by the train dlMpMtcher there to be throwing p wit chew In front of train* In the railroad yard*. The man In believed to be Inaane, the train dispatcher aald. Deputle* Walter J. Kerr and George llundy wrre ordered to take him to the county jail. H A. WEEK Smokes or eats is flis CHOICE The policeman that find* Mr*. K M ZuanT* 1-year-old white hen can rhoo*e between% chicken dinner and two cigar*. Mr*. Ztmrrl, who live* at 8832 12th ave. H W., offered the cig ar* (&* reward Tuesday. Bad News: Lemon* Kite Up. Juat a* lemonade hound* are re joicing over cheaper atigar, lemon* reginter an advance of f»0 cent* a box, with prowpect* of another ralne noon, according to local commt**lon men. Tuendnv'a flaur* 1* $6.60. ARRESTS! NEW CLUE FOUND IN FLYNN KIDNAPING MOTHER IS TRACED TO PORTLAND Girt Disappears on Day Her Mother Takes Her From Pacific College After every public and denomlna I tonal school In tli iKtM and throe proflnrw of c«tud< hwl Imii nn vwd In a futile March torftnd hi* t year old kidnaped daughter. Lil lian. C. P Klynn. of Mil llth tw., thla city, with tho aid of tha prose I ruling attorney's office, waa today tracing a new clue The Iww cl»« lead* to tha law of ftea of K tt I<undbarg. In l"ortland. Or* I.undtafrg la aald lo havs b»»n acting r»«mljr aa attorney for Ed Van Housen a former InauraJtra, man htm, who la bellrrod to know tha whereabout of tha mlaalng girl. IJtllan waa kidnaped on May II I laat from the f»e«tiU. l*aclfle cortege, *h»r» aha had baan placed aa • ward of tha court, following h<*r parents' dlvorro. MOTIIBR rUI*I> TO RfCTt'KN HKK With the permission of Judge F?v erett Hmlth, on that day. a Saturday. Mr* Julia Klynn. tha little girl's mother. want to tha college ami took IJIIIan away, promising to return with her Hunday evening Neither has been located elnco. tho the father. a young man groan pre maturely gray with worry, haa con- . ducted an untiring aaarrh poraonally and thru the authorlttaa of many ' dtlea atatea and province*. Van HouMti waa named aa the "other man" by Klynn during the trial of tha divorce. Judge Smith awarded a decree to Klynn. but de clined ta give the little girl Into the custody of either parent. Indicating 1 that he might later allow the mother ! to have I-lllian. If Mra Klynn shan doned acquaintances who were load In* her a*tray Klve daya before the kidnaping, Klynn aald he had learned. Van llou sen and Mra Klynn went to the Met ropolltan I.lfe Insurance Co.'a offlrea 1 here and borrowed ISO on Ulllan'a Insurance policy tho at h*« trlnl for 1 kidnaping Van Houaen dented hav ing aeen Mrs Klynn for all weeks pr'or to the child's disappearance. j On the Runday evening that Mra Klynn waa supposed to return the j little girl to the college. Klynn says, Vsn Houaen went to Mrs, Klynn's! then vacant apartment, at 1110 Terry ! ttve., and asked for Mrs. Klynn's trunks The landlady refused to give them up. It la said, until the rent waa paid, snd later a woman came and took them away, after paying the sum held against I hern OFTKRA RKWAKD: VAN HOt HKN VAMSIIKS Klynn offered a reward for the ap prehension of Mra. Klynn and Ulllan and 1 >egan a thoro search Shortly afterward Van Houaen la said to have left the city ontl vanished. When Klynn aays he discovered that his ex wife snd Van lloiisen lind l»een living together In nn apart ment at 854 Vine at., for some time prior to the divorce, he was convinc ed, he says, that the man had (tons to Join Mrs. Klynn. and an attempt whs made to trace him. Meanwhile school authorities of j Washington, Idaho, Montana. Ne. vnda, Oregon and California, and of Itritlah Columbia. Ontario and Mani toba. were called upon to carefully check student* In the hope that Ul llan might lie found attending school. No Information could thus lie gained. The first real clue nines the kid- I naplng, Klynn says, has at last turn ed up He has learned that after leaving hers Van Housen went to Portland, he says, and there engag- Ml Attorney l.undlierg to transact some legal business. OOITMJ? MAY BK IN BOINK IDAHO Van Housen then left Portland, It Is said, ordering his nuill aent In care of I.undherg, "I.undl»rg told m«," said Klynn today, "that. If he were me, he would look for them In Itolae, Idaho." Deputy Prosecutor C. A. llachcller Is said to have written l.ttndl>erg de manding to know any Information that he may have as to the where abouts of the miming child. Its mother or Van Housen. KIDNAPED AND UNRECOVERED One Years! Kidnapings in Seattle (iieoaoic. MM I. aM HCtW. 19 mon»ha, rhiMrrn of Mahl* Kit* NIMfnON. k!4MP«4 fe©m mothers bom* hrrr m A 19|9 Mr* Atlttpaon rh«r|Ml h»r dU>>rt«4 hua band. <taor«a K Hlmroifi With kld napln* RlmiiMNi trrwH*4 Habf*« J«4ga A W Prater 4ta 4 r*em» »gainat the father I.KIAM) NOIXINMIIORTN. If. y*ar «I 4 eon of Mrs Pareh OiNn*-r. k»dnape4 from mother • homo. #1? It«r»n N<M»mh«r It. 1919 Krnil <ltr4n»r, dlvarrM) hoeband and M«p f«|h»r rhar«M «tll kid naping. but mot trW. KIH ICR MIKWI*CiTOV ty*ar-ot4 •on of Mre Inea f*r»« ingt.m. 4?S S «?th #t., klrfuiwd from It* gre nd|>ae m tn Ta><»ma !a#t No vember ' >rv«| Hr*«!ri|loa. dl tad father. irrvXfd In I* >rttand after month* of eearrh. admitted kidrapln* Child returned to mother. Caee agaln*t llrewlng ««« prw*nrt#4 KI-HIK. 7. or»f1 »TUKrn, «. ehfhfren of Mm Kiete AllAMft. of 11 » Jlrd •to., kidnaped on a Sunday morning »»•« Pebraary at Medrona I'raet.y terten Sunday erhooi Chltdrea and Jooeph |i. Adama. 4l*orre4 hu» nand lr»r#d to C«llf'»mU md hue hand arreated Children rotumo4 in Killmv fr~d witkaot PMYM IP VIIMIIXIA CLARK. 4-year "W ItMktrr of Mm K.dn* rtarta U0« W bath et . kldnap*d by ■ r Clark. dlrnrred hueband. fr»n 4721 lUlAfl ivc, Aniuit it. and 111 nare«<-nvered. Clark rharged with kidnaping MM.I AN PfYNN, l-yaar-old daugh «<•» ..f <* P KUnn 1411 11th kidnaped laa* Way 1R from Seattle Pacific # college Mra Julia May Klynn, dl>or«ed wife of Lillian* father now bHng hunted ItnilftY NTA4M), Si-month-old inn of Mra «l*«rga T. Ktagg. <.f Taroma. kidnaped from mother* homo Sep temher 14 Divorced hueband being aought In Ka*t Batty Itralnerd, al leged accomplice. arreatad In New York, now dickering for Immunity Itaby un recovered. THREE BANDITS STEAL $70,000 CHICAGO, Oct. 19.-Thr#f bandit* necured $20,000 In caah and $5O 00» In nagotlabl* paper* when they heU up Carl Maurer, a bank mes*enger here today. Maurer had Ju*t left the State Commercla 1 and Saving* bank, a nuburban Institution, taking the money to a down-town bank, when he waa held up. B. A. WEEK 2 TIMBER MEN ARE DROWNED VANCOUVER. B. C., Oct. 19 Two well known Vancouver timber de;Uer« were drowned yesterday, according to report* today to the police from Hchelt, 40 mile* up the coaat The victim* are L. Henry and J. Raven* croft. Their overturned boat won found after a utorm. fi. A. WEEK U. W. STUDENT IS MISSING! Alvln Joseph Wolf, 18, unlver*lty Htudent, wa* added to the ml**lng l»er*on* ll*t Tucwday, and police took up the acarch for him. Waif had $350 when he left to vlait friend* In Auburn, October 14, hi* foomraate, A. 8. Md'hee, reported. 7late J| EDITION Top—Bobby Stagg. Cen ter—Phyllis Virginia Clark. Bottom—Lilliam Flynn. TO SENTENCE BURGLARETTE Nineteen-year-old May Golden, Se attle's daring burglarette and cracks woman, waa scheduled to face Judge King Dyke man at 1:30 p. m. today for sentence. Mr*. Golden wan arrested August 17 for the burglars of C. IV Hud son's dwelling at 1120 Howell cit She Is aald to have been armed and to have put up a desperate hand-to hand battle with two police men when they surprised her at "work" and took her gun away. 8 A. WEBB* WE'LL BET HE'S vv A "MEAN MAN" Co-ed* must stay at home when the University of Washinften foot ball team goes to RugtM, Oregon, for the annual gridiron content, ac cording to a ruling of I'rexy bus eu.UO. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE WATCHING HOME FOR REPLACING OF INFANT Officers Believe Kidnaped Child May Now Be in This State 4 TACOMA, Oct. l» Mr* george T. Htaggn home waa being rlowly wale had by the police h«rt today, in expectation that an attempt will bo made today or tomorrow to rattm her baby, Bobby, wbo waa kidnap*# September 14. The police think the child, erm now, may be within the borders mt the state. Should the anticipated attempt kl made to return Hobby to hi* mother, the police say. they will at oooe ar rant tha person or peraona who ac company the child. ATTACH IMPORTANCE TO HTARWICII REEBE THRORY The police attach considerable im portance to the theory of Deputy Sheriff* Matt Starwich and Herbert Beebe. of Kin* county, that tha kid napers plan to leave the boy on its mother's doorstep on or before tka day Mies Betty Brainerd is sched uled for a bearing In tha .New York courts. « Accused of ha Tin* aided Oeerg* T. Htagg. the divorced husband, in ■ha kidnaping. Miss Brainerd** caao ** t "* ns ta Twk Obviously, It la said. Of Detective* (WrtcMand a/TUmi*, who should have reacted Nnr York last evening, will have no evidence 10 present at the hearing to show that Bobby ever was In tbe state of New York. On the other hand, the theory ta that if counsel for Miss Brainerd calk show the court that Bobby is tMn In his mother's home, there will be no other way for the court than to turn Mlsa Brainerd loose. WOI'M) MARK EXTRADITION OF HETTY IMJKKI.Y Under such circumstances It would be extremely Improbable, the police sny. that the governor of New Tork would permit the young Seattle so ciety woman and newspaper writer to be extradited from that state and returned bars for trial on the charge of kidnaping. Such a plots It Is argued, would b* worthy of tha clever young woman and her counsel. But If the polio* can catch the person who returns the child, if any does, an entirely new phase of the case would be pre sented. Advices received from Thomas H. Murphy, acting chief inspector at the New York police department. Tueaday, report that Stagg was lagi ■•een in Manhattan on October T, 'he day on which Betty Brainerd ar rived In the Eastern metropolis. Htagg's Gotham address was 210 W S»th st. Kd T. Shaw, of the New York American, told the police that Stagg had not been at the office for the last two week*. Stagg is believed to have slipped »ut of New York, or to have gone nu> hiding. Immediately following the arrival there of Miss Brainerd. SAYS BABY WILL RR ICETTRNEI) THIS WEEK Chief of Police Smith said today ha iad received won! from Chief Sherry ■f Richmond, Va.. that James Heal 1:0 hen, wealthy cousin of Betty Urainercl. had told him that the baby could be in its mother's arms by :he middle of this week. The message from Sherry also said that Cohen has gone to New York to consult with attorneys. It is be lieved here that Cohen went to New York to make certain that Mini Brainerd Is well represented by counsel when the fight begins Thursday against extradition to this state on the kidnaping charge. B. A. WEEK —— CHUN THIS GARB, 0 BOYS! DANGEROUS Fo|k» wr» searching Tuesday for a smoothly shaved burglar at tired in dark ault, worth $5O, $lO ihOM, and * tripod lUk *hirt. He atole the clothing and a ruaor from C. H Sage. 105 Yealer way, Sage told police Tuesday. GOOD NIGHT, JOSE! W. E. Jose, 1005 Harrison »t., 29 quarts 11MH. Dry squad. IJood night. Jose. Xmai Romance; Asks an October Divorce A romance that culminated a Christmas day wedding in 1917 found its way into the King county divorce court today. Mrs. Margaret Mae Carlson is seeking to divorce Clarence C. Carl son on the grounds of nonsupport. There are no children, Uer plaint gtatea.