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t RICH MAN [ DIES IN FIRE, OR HIDING? $60,000 Insurance Heki Up While Search Is On for Man and Girl JHAV CLAIRK, Wis, Oct. SO -Do the charred bo nee of Kdward J. flall stad, wealthy lUu\*lalre manufao. turer. and of hi* pretty atenographer and QWfkUntl, lV>rothy Anderson. ?X He scattered In tha tmr ashes of hit Nebsgsmon Uks summer cot t.tge* Or, are the two alivs and tn hiding? Disatlvfled wtth the evidences of Bailstsd'» death, insurance companies refuse to |x»y Mrs. Ball*tad 910.900. Authorities are combing tha n.ttion fr»r iracs of the pair and searching every graveyard In Douglas county on the theory that perhaps the hu man relics found in the ruins of Hail stad's c«>tt*ge were rifled from some grava. niwr ncLnnicD thky rKKISIIKII IN rUMBS At flrvt there was no doubt that Aailstad and ths gtrl had perished fcn the flra. They l«*ft DuYutti. Minn . for Neba puron lafce on the night of tl. IWfoft dawn of tha nc*t im>rn Ins th« cottaf at tha Uk« wan found in llanifi The fire spread and burned to tha ground three other eot ta|t* In the mhf« wrrf found wntpa of bona and Sailatad'* watch with the hand* welded by the haat to tha dial and marking It o'clock. Kittle by llttla bita of evidence which anmcd to aurgnt a contrary theory came to light. John Rlllaon. who had a cottAge next door to ftillstad'*, «how<*t quit* conclusively that the flra smouldered In tha gpp«r story of th« house for houra befors it bmka forth. How could tha pair Kara been overtaken by tha Ihmn If tha flra liad barn ao •low? authorities asked. fAXI DKIVKR MVS TIIKY RCTTKVKD Vnuik Thlry. Duluth tul driver, told the poltoa hara that ha had Ativan tha pair to NeNtgmmon Ink* on tha night of tha flra, arriving •boat tl o'clock flha hour marked by tba watch) and that they had re turned In hla cab to Duluth thai same night. arriving at 8 o'clock tn th* morning Ha Identified their pic ture.. VltMiwa bay «M that tbsy aaw hllitfl leaving tha cemetery near tha Uks trith a beat under hi. arm District Attorney A. McKay la tak ing step* to examine the grass of tha husband of Mrs. Alice Mcrhea. who Aed 14 month* am. Authorities Inti mate they hava reason to believe the grave waa tampered with. ttallatad waa well known tn thla portion of tba stata, and hla atnuws dtxappeannce haa amuaad grant In teresi and brought to common know!, edge a score of facta concerning hla Intimacy wilh Mine Anderson which might otherwlaa hav« remained se cret. Ballstad*s wife. Mm T<eor»* Rsn stad. without hiding h<T knowledge of BaHatad's close acquaintanceship wtth Ml«* Andemon, hold* fast. ah* says, to the WW that he la ihad «r<l la making effort to compel the Inanranre companies to satisfy b»r $lO,OOO rlalm. a a. wrr.K— FRANCE TALKS TO BIG CROWD Says Reactionaries Always Label Progress 'Socialism* The cry of socialism rained against the farm? r-labnr' party haa barn rale ed against every forward movement In tha pnit by men who later pointed to the achievements with pride, C. J. Franco, farmer labor candidate for United Mtates senator, told mora than 1,000 persons at Eagles' hall Tuiadi y night. Branca cited fhe free public achool mt'tn which had been oppoeed tijr the reactionaries In tha early Ameri can period; the principles advocated by Lincoln: tha Real tie wafer sys t'm and the establishing of tha Brat tle port cotnmlaalon. France placed the blame for pres ent day unrest upon the fact that J per cent of the people own io per cent of the wealth of the country, while *5- per cent have but S per cant. He attacked the policy of appro priating $6,000,000,000 for govern ment purposes while (3 peir cent of It went to war and * per rent to gov emment, with the remainder spread over other costs. . With one person hi every three re fusing to vota becauae they held It wa* of no u*e to rota tinder tha pre*, ant domination of politic* by Wall at. and Tammany, ha *ald that tha farmer labor party with Ita program atood between tha American govern ment and revolution. Newaparwra war* d'-noirncrd for thrlr aiipprraalori of n«wa and were aald to tie conducting a campaign of mlarepreaentjitlon for tha p*ri>«,tna tion of th» preacnt unequal diatrlbu tlon of wraith. - W. A. WKF.K California Hills Covered by Snow f/)8 ANOEIJEfI. Oct. JO.—Declar ed by tha local weather bureau to be one of the earliest wnowfalls on rec ord for Houthern ('allfornia and Ari zona, mountain* thruout tha nouth ern part of the at ate wera cr/vered with enow today. Nearly aix inche* of enow waa re ported at FtajStaff, Ariz., according to the weather bureau. The Han lie ma. rdlno mountain* k of I»* Angeles received from one to three Inchc* of anow. H. A. WEEK Scholz Chief Talker at League Luncheon Prof. Klchard K. Hcholz, I nlvernlty of Wa*hington faculty, w»* the principal speaker at the mooting of the League of Nat lone aaaociation of the atate of Washington at Mcvea' cafeteria Wednesday noon. DEAD OR —? Misg Dorothy Andmon, top, and E. J. Sail*tad. DENTON SLAIN FOR REVENGE New Theory in Los Angeles Crime Probe JjOn A NOVUM. CmL. Oct •» Belief that Jacob C. TVnton, wealthy mining broker, wan iihot to death in tha kttchen of hia h«*oe on tha morning of J una S, and that tha crime wa» a deliberate, premeditated murdar. with robbery aa tha motive, waa e*pre#*ed by authoiitlea here today, following aenaationaJ develop menta In tha murder Investigation during tha paat 24 hour*. , Thla theory w»a being followed by detectives an<t autopsy surgeon* who uro to<Uy to ruinlM Imilnn'a body for aMM wound I>Uxx>T»ry of a bulkrt hoi. In IVnton'a ahlrt waa reported by'detectlv«s today. The new eat theory of explanation of Denton'a <l*wth waa ntvurad fol lowing . purported 'partial confer • lon' by an allowed eyewttneas of itK-tdmta which took placa In tha Denton hotna on tha morning of Juno 2. Accord I rur to thla state ment. accre.llted to Mr*. TUchard C l'<et«, former tenant in tha I>enton home, Denton waa mordered for re. »«if» after ha had ahot and wound ed a woman known aa tha "Spanish woman." WOVT RKVBAL. WTINBM 1 NAMK Whlla tha dlatrlrt attorney's of flea, which secured tha statement, haa steadfastly refused to reveal tha Identity of the witness. It waa learn ed on good authority that It waa given by Mrs. p«ta Tha district attorney* office has refused to credit th« story of Mrs. I'»—t*. alt ho dotal la w»re being .hark ed up bjr detec'ivea. It was belleved. In support of tha belief that Dan ton na murdered Hi hla kitchen, police today advanced tha following evidence: Kind in* of a revolver with on a as plodad ahell. which has bean Iden tified aa Denton's pro party. Tha oil cloth In whk-h Dan ton'a body waa wrapped whan found burlad In tha beaemrnt of hla home waa Identified aa having coma from tha kltchan table. fflatement of a neighbor, w*io heard a ahot fired In the houaa early on the morning of Juna J. Finding of a bullet hole In Dan ton's shirt. a a a SEARCHING FOR FRISCO MAN IN DENTON PROBE BAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10—Ran Franclaco police today started aearchlng for Jamea Hurt Pfaiudloua, aald to be a fugitive parole violator. In connection with the murder of Jacob C. Denton, I jam Angrlea min ing man. According to advices from Itm Angeles, detectives there have Infor mation that Claudlous Is alleged to have boaated to Mm Maud Kellar of Los Angeles, hla mother In law. that he had Intimate knowledgo of the murder of Denton. Claudlous waa reported aa having left Ixta Angeles In an automobile for Ban Franclaco, police here aald their record* ahowed Claudiou* haa mtvml term* Jn both Ban Quentln. Oal.. ami RaJrm. Or*., penitentiary for aliductlon and forifery. Ilia father. It wa* *tatf«d, ia a city official of Beech, a aeaehore resort nour Ijhm Angeh a. B A. WEEK Baby's Body Is Found in Shoe Box DAM.AH. Tex„ Oct. 20,—A t«liy rlrla body waa found In a ahoa tmx on a irtreet here. Police are rnakinjf an laveat ligation. H A. WgKK Little Children Banned at Recital HAN KRANCIHCX), Oct. 20. - Mr*. Marguerite Hunt la prot eating against the banning of children tin der * year* old at the city'* Hund/iy organ recitals. Hhe look her three year-old child to tha concert and waa told to leave. B. A. WEEK CHKTENNB. Wyo—Pilot J. P. Murray. United Htat»* air mall *erv- Ire, reports' plane wrecked when he trashed into mountain during *now •torm. B. A. WEKK JTTNKAU- liody of If It. Bennett, &N*|MtAfit manager of Alaxka Light A Power Co., drowned lant August, found In Young'* bay a»d brought ft. A. WEEK MKDICTNK HAT. Alta-llroom eorn Hucceaafuliy Uero caper 1- mentally J BRITAIN STRIKE GROWS SERIOUS People Arc Now Feeling Lack of Coal tt\ ( HAH! I N MrCANN TjONIiON, Oct. SO. Tmimporl Worker* nivl rnllwnjr nwtt in uK. J tlm* today, rrfiuatnc tn mah Into a Ktrlkn in rapport »f the HrltUh mlo •m. Ths parliamentary WtflMll of tr«n*port worker** and railway •i«N!tttlv»ii met briefly todny. but sd Journed without action. The railway nirn worn en id tn divide! on the question of going out with the rain era. • • • I/TODON, fWt ?« Oreat ftrttatii*s eoal strike became more serious to day. Minor dlstnrt>ances were reported from different quartern. Itutnors of svmpathrtlr strikes bo«iin to iprf.nl end the nation gradually felt the of. feet® of a lenneried supply of fuel. There were three meeting* today wtth a possible effect on the atrlk* These were the meeting* With the parliamentary committee of ths Trades I'nton congress, the railway men's delegates and ths transpoit workers' ete«'Utivea. The tailway men and trsnnport worker* with ths miners form ths trtpls alliance In parhsm«nt It was hinted ths miners will be joined In ths strike by ths other wing* of the slllanee If the trouble Is not ad* Junto.! quickly. However, wtth the prospect of a resumption of negotia tions opened by ths dehors In the hoose of commons yssterday. It wsa beloved the railway and transport workers will poet pone strlks de cisions. Itailway arrvfra wfTl ba out ba (Tinning Monday, throwing targa numbara out of work. A final I band of rk>tera lata laat night cauaed a dlaturbanca in tha fttrand. arttiug flra to an unoccupied building. Tha flra waa control lad qtflckly. An unorganised procaaaton of unemployed man headed for tha jail, to which Whitehall rlolera had bwtn *entanc*d to M dari. but it waa diaperaad without difficulty. • • • George Stands Pat in Strike Speech RY WKtlll Ml 1.1 .Kit MJDSTDM, Oct. SO Tha coal ■tnka. a IhratlrnM xtrik* of trun* port worker* and difficulties In lr» land were before parliament today Tha government haa accepted a motion by Arthur Henderson, labor- Ita, censuring Ita attitude toward pollca reprisals In Ireland. Premier I.loyd fleorge expected a substantial vota of confidence to rnmll Lloyd tleorgs, In the apeech in the house of common, laat nl*l t. asked that the nation truat the government to handta tha cdal strlka. Ha baaed thi* on hla offer to con far with lha miner, at any time. If they were ready to talk of an Imnr tlal tribunal tn aetUa their wag. <1« minda. or If they wera ready to n» gotlart. on tha baaia of Incraaaed pro due Uoa. a. a. vim— Inqqirinf Reporter QUESTION What la year favorite tofl drink? ANSWERS C U CMtIK*HIM* hat cleaner. Tl* line at.—l don't piny any favor- Itaa among tha aoft drink*: but I used to b» mighty fond of lludweiaer! J. F. OOI.IJNB. fruit and randy. Tier I—l don't want my name uaed In ronnartlon with any an ft drink. MIMB ANNA TOI.I.F.KSON. :«0S Third eve- What's tha Idea? All aoft drink* took alike to ma. H AfINKR ARMHTHONO, 1411 N. I4lh at - My favorlta aoft drink? Ilalg and Halg. 1. I- MAIISHAT,!, 441 TTolgata at. —Why? What do yotj mean? I Ilka apple elder—every day of tha ya*|v_ It'a a tonic—good old apple rider! *» A. WKKK But Do You Always Get Them, John? LONDON, Oct 10.—-"We pray for rain; let us pray for lower rates." aald John I<ae, a member of the Ixlghton Huzxard board of guardians, during a criticism of county coAmil esprndlturn. U. A. WKBK Two Live to Pass the Century Mark LONDON, Oct. 20.—Able to read without spectacles to the end of her life, Mary Ann I,owson died at York, aged lot. liernard Doyle, aged 105, died at Omeath. S. A. WFF.K Aged Athlete Takes Hike of 28 Miles WTNttftOK, Eng.. Oct 20 —Fred *»ric Rtarkey. who la nearly 71 year* old, hoa accomplished for tha tenth time hla annual walk of 2H mllee He undertake* thla walk on a matter of habit B. A. WEICK Some Pigs Is Pigs and Some Is Money LONDON, Kng:, Oct. 20. Marry O. Coir, of Cod ford, purrhaaed a a9w for |dr> a year ago. JTor on« of Ita offaprlnv tha lucky purchanT liuh Jtiift obtained $1,685 at a aalo of p«Mll(cree pi km. B. A. WEEK Robbers Get Kit But Are Fooled TOLTCDO, Ort. 20.—Tom Khannon arrived har*» from Ixrolaville, Ky. f with a kit of tool* under hi* arm. Near the station robbers took liltf tool* away from him. No, they weren't burglar t«*»l*. Torn had a razor and other barber effect* In hi* kIL B. A. W EEK She Says He Stole Her Psychic Power IJOH ANHKLKH. Oct. 20. I* It l>oMMible to Mtcal py*ohlc power*? Frances Alcthla Head *ay* It I*, and Hhe 1* xulng Alexander liilopoulo, a former hUMband. for $r»0,000, claim* iiig he is uaing bur Stuff." 1 TII K SEATTLE STAR Lady Candidate Is Chummy With Opponent's Wife HATTJEL MARL* ootTNciL nhvrrn. <vt ft.— I Politic* In on* tfilnir and aortal llfa in arothar. Mr*. Until# It. Jlart, rftttdliUU for rnnrr«n, In this. ll*r opponent l« W. 11. who ho* rr|>r«*nrntr<l th»» district for M>v«rnl trrnm In ctmgrmm. Mr and Mm. (Jfrrn llvo «t tha Ornwl iiotri. am (torn Mm 11 .*.rt Mm Hurl iturlii h«r rUiJly |Mi)it|i nl hattl* to iinn*at H«»fir«a*ntativ* Or**n by having timakfuftt mih morning with Mm. Onvn! Hh« rrnuimi very ••chum my" with tha pomrreanman'a wifo, <J««p)t* har own political ambition. #. A. WKKK % DANA SLEETH LOST IN WOODS? Newspaperman Is Being Sought in Northern Oregon Fmn wera **prr**i"l Wl»r br hU wife and Portland frienda that Dan* Sleoth. conductor of Tha Seattl* J Star* "At It S<wm« to Mo" column, ha* bmim* ln*t In lh| Moantaln* hark of ftpkpponaa, Or*. Slreth la believed to hara l«ft Portland for U»a hUla on September ||» had announced ha waa coins to hlka for a tuk or «o with a pack on hla bark to ft "»tro««i>h»r»" for wm« format article# be wu planning (• writa The nigtit be men. Fl»eth had had an altercation with a Portland traf fie oop. and had rxprraMd hla di» lint with ritka and hla d<>*tr« to fri Into th« wood* and lead "a bo man'* llf*" for a chan*«. Il»for* I ravin* b* mallrd rnnoKh ropy to Tha Star to lut for on* wrvk. Thla *u* taken to Indlcat* (hat ha «*pwtrd to return ahortly or to arnd mora copy from aoiu* inuuntaln po*tofn<-«. SlMth la an abl* wrmdaman. and often |om into tha fnreota for wnak* U a limn. Nothing waa thought of lit* dluppearanra (hla lima, and It waa aaaumed that Uia failure of his ropy" to arrive In Seattle waa due to poor null aervlce A week a«o II waa learned that Mr*. Streth had not heard from her hue band for aoma tUna. either. ' Today wt«*l*mai» and aherlfTa of n«*a In northern Oregon wera rqn durtlnc a March for Uia mtaalng editor. Hlerth formally waa on fh# ataff of the Spokane f*re«a. latar editor of the I-orttand New*, and then e<i I tor of tha 1 yOm Angele* ltecorrl. Kighteen montha ago ha wtm en gaged by Tlie Star to conduct a feu tur* column for thla newnpnper. lie moved to Seattla, l»n In mid *<mi m<-r went to hi* farm, near I'ort land, and had been writing from that point for two montha • * • MISSING MAYOR IS SOUGHT BY VANCOUVER MEN VANCOUVER, Wttih., Oct 20 Mayor K. CI. Pvrclval, who ha* b*cn mlMNlntr plnr© Hunday, In h«*llfvrd to b« *l»r»ut th* Orchards ■cctlon, alx milrn **a*t of Vancouver. A large party lrft Vinoouvtr at daybreak to take up the »«»arch and j hop* la held the mayor will b« | found during the day. Heveral renldenta of the Orchards dlatrlct reported Ttn»«1«(y afternoon they hurt »een Perclval. Kf forts w»-re made to locate him, but dark n«*« ended the wearch temporarily loudness In Vancouver vw pended Tuesday afternoon while citizen*. organized lu posses, scoured the country for ml leu around. A. WEEK Hi* Ship Goes Five Miles; Nearly a Year "" ('apt. Nelson, who wim nrimed ma* ter of the motor schooner Klrketlnd last December, WM free today to re turn to his MO acre ranch near North Betid, Ore., after ctuMng only five miles during all the time he wa* In command. Last iFecembor he loaded ft cargo of lum!»er at Lnko Union. From there ho shifted to the Went waterway, where Hln ship haa been fv« r since, tied up by litigation over finances. Now the phlp haa been sold to sat isfy her creditors, and Capt. Nelson has been relieved of his command. H .4. wi;I:K Cupid Wins With Odds Against Him ' TACOMA, Oft. la I'fin Cupid Ir. Itnred the fin t that Mr*. N. (>. Alncy, woman bailiff In the miperlor court, Hml K. I'\ Thompiwin, Itiilllff In an other court, hud heard mutrtmonlal mlanplay* hlrod hundreds of tlmea durltiK their term* of office. The couple themw'lveM wore married aft ur a six inoullm' romance. FREDERICK & NELSON FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET \ DOWNSTAI9S STOUE i An Unusual Offering of 80 Women's and Misses* Rain Coats * $7.85 Thurtdmy DUE to the advantages Rained in a special purchase, these Rain Coats are quoted at a considerably lower price than usual. They are of Rubber-lined Soiesette and Rainproofed Cotton Tweeds in Tan, Gray, Blue and Black. Belted styles, with patch or slash pockets. Sizes 16, 18 and 20 to 44. Decidedly underpriciMl at $7.85> —the downstairs store A Degree of Style Unusual for Thus Moderate Price in Caats at $29.50 Generous fur coi- j^T~7x lars, deep gathered f\ cape collars that give the ijj _ Mfif effect of a wrap and many other handsome effect* are featured in (* K )T these Coat*. sY-4; / I These appealing S , /[I styles are presented rf in soft, thick coat- p i"' \\ ings polo cloth, u t'l 1 j)X heather - mixture iff £)\ coatings and wool ijri j velours, often full- fi/fl j I lined with printed IMj J ■ilk and satin. J New colorings in / ahundancc in this group H Rust, Blues, Grays, Browns, Greens. A showing fun of In teres! for women and Jj A misses—92o.so. - Tii* oowNHTAinj irrcma Very Attractive in Style and Value: • Embroidered /M fk Crepe Kimonos «$« $2.95 CvM T J W IDE - SL EEVED and sashed jl' 11 J ■' J *» in regulation Oriental V ju 'j «tyle are these Cotton Crepe Ik If, ' j Kimonos, and they arc tieauti / ril i I ' u " y l° white or I \f I ' i combination colorings. Choice of Light Blue, Copen r ' FT hagen. Rose and Pink. 1/ Priced at 92.05. * —tuk uow.N.sTArns Froaa Boys' Leather Gauntlets 59c to $l.OO BUSINESS-LIKE Gauntlet Gloves that are just fine for wear when bicycling or coasting. Boys' Gray Gauntlet* of unfinished leather, 50^. Boys' Gaunlets of unfinished leather in brown or light shade, with lined cuff, 85<. Boys' Gauntlets of unfinished leather, in hrown and black, with fringed cuff decorated with sewed star; also Tan Leather Gauntlets with fringe and star, $l.OO pair. -the downstair* stohb Men's Heavy Canvas Gloves Special 18c Pair Two Pairß for 35c TIIE GLOVES at this special price are of heavy weiftht canvas with knit wrist to insure closer fit, and soft nap finish inside. Women, too, can make pood use of these gloves for household and trardeninpr work. Special, 18< pair; two pairs for 35f; $2.00 dozen pairs. —nra downstairs stork Women's Handkerchiefs - 10c Each THIS low-priced jrroup offers choice of plain white handkerchiefs with we'l-finished quarter-inch hemstitched hems and colored embroidered effects in one-comer designs. Triced at each. _ tiib downstairs stork 300 Yards of Novelty Veilings Reduced To 25c Yard 'A NUMBER of very becoming fancy meshes figure in this reduced-price offering, giving choice of Black, Brown, Navy, Taupe and other colors. Beduced to yard. —TliiJ DOWNSTAIRS STOBJB Infants' Knit Wear Attractively Priced THE cozy little Knit Garments that figure so largely in baby's wardrobe are priced very low in the Downstairs Store. Wool OoctMt Vtijbm in wtotta. Woel Ra, Itg, Ma, pink and blun. II SO to Tie to 11.t5. _ ° _ . „ Honrrotnh Wool Aiwh, Whfcr Wool Swralrr*, ri.TS. „|6 , nd ,« ;5 14 55 and 15.50. SMHw Hrnlm and Ha, Wooi M*-TfchU, 13 SO, |Ui *j.d W"® l MWrm, TSc and ISc. !«.»». W0.4 | j-ggingm. lISO, lI.TV Wool Bonoota, Tsc. »UX>. Il.tt * 2 » s to 12-St. Wool Tama, f2M and —TUB DOWNSTAIRS STOBS Men's French-cuff Shirts Special $2.50 Thursday r A VERY low price for Shirts of such fine corded weaves, such good f~ J madras and percale. t \ They are pattern* ed in pencil stripe \\ v> j and broad band ef- \A j-L-t\VIE fects of black, blue, 1 L. -|i\V» green and lavender l|nl coat style with Ij | Wpp,l French cuffs. Sizes 14 to 17. j " mW Special, Thursday, at 1 VW 92.50. , W THE DOWKSTA STORfI • • Women's Knitted Skirts $1.25 to $6.00 A CONVENIENT and comfortable way to secure extra warmth in the clothing is by the addition of one of these short Knitted Skirts. Featured in Gray, Pink, Light Blue or Navy with contrasting stripes: also in Plain White, Oxford Gray and Black. Priced at $1.25, $1.50, $2.00 to $6.00. —TUB DOWNSTAIRS STORK 100 Pairs of Stamped Pillow Cases Special $1,50 Pair STAMPED on pood quality, strong cambric with effeotive, easily-embroidered designs. The Pillow Cases are in 42-inch size, and will make very attractive gifts when finished. Special $1.50 pair. —the downstairs stork Thursday's Candy Special: Molasses Peppermints Special 50c Pound OF VERY agreeable, spicy flavor are these golden bits of hard candy—special, pound. —THE DOWNSTAIRS STORE Baby Plates, 50c Each DEEP, heavy Plates that are not easily broken, decorated ffl ""v with nursery rhyme and alpha /$£ het. Measure fi'. a inches in I j n"<*>diameter. Priced at 50<. ■—** —TIIH DOWNSTAIRS STORK pa<;e 7