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ri DETTI iDHIO 7 reac ty f° r a evening's entertainment next Tuesday night. The Star will flash election
V 5 lAj I lUni iIEL I OlmPlu return ® from its own building, Seventh ave., between Union and University sts. There will be no fc m street car# and no auto traffic to interfere with your convenience. A direct leased wire, covering every part of the country, will flash the news to you as quickly as telegraphy can bring results. You are invited to The Star's party. Come early! tVOLUME 23 BETTY BRAINERD FREE AGAIN! Grey [HERE'S YOUR CHANCE IX) "SUB" FOR ►CYNTHIA GREY Plow \vori.t> yol* i.ikk to 1 Cynthn <!r«y? ???????????*****'* I; Quratlan*. nothing but qu« -.lion*. Bam the firat letter to the <«H> or Recording to th* number of pvpic In a day who wl*h to Know Kut on* thing or another «u'« «.» . aeklng almost every |>o<wlW« thin* under thr sun. everything train the oirrffl U* of Mar* Pu-k «f what a baby "a layette con atet* an odd but claj««> name for ®roth«-i Itlll ■ new hunting dog. how t« m»k«> fruit cake. th* divorce law at Kentucky, right down the Un* to •traliihianlng out th* difficult!** of lover*! Kuppor yon wr-re C>ntlita tarwy, haw would you »n»w*r tliem? Th* Star t* going to «jv* you »n to find out thla week It ImMra nrrry woman and girl In Seattle and th* sur/ounrtlng country 1 to takr a trial at Ml** Ony'i J*H> for MW week Just to add <r>t to th* (gpeririK I- cn»h prlae* win be gleen to Uhm who knl answer iha M qwatlona. taken from bar regu S tor cnctenondenre. to be printed *Mtl w>-*k I Watch later twnew of Th* War ijfrr fall detail* of thia unique om LOG CRUSHES OUT HIS LIFE Shingle Mill Man Killed at I Hanford St. Dock CrnMfM beneath » rolling !o« at (tie Hanford at. dock «l 10 »& *■ "» TsiaUy Charles Rohr. of JIM E 45th at, part owner of the Lake Washington Single Co, J«th a*« K. E. and B. 41* at. waa killed. L Kohr. with H Moore, driver for Kile Albee Transfer Co . waa rolling logs off a truck Into Elliott bay. He (looked over the «1|« of the dock to watch a 1«* plun«e Into th« water, when the Uu>t log on the truck aud den'y started to roll Moore, who waa atandlng near the trwk. getting a wrench, ahouted a warmnt lo Rohr- Rohr tried to run for safety but waa caught and pinned to the dock by tha rolling kw The coroner took charge of the body Kohr wan married. CHRISTENSEN IS ft DUE TOMORROW Farmer-Labor Candidate for President Coming Parley Parker Chrlatenaen, farmer- Mt)OT candidate for prealdent. wtll b>eak Wednesday noon at Levy - * Drpheum theatre. Pchrlatenaen reached Spokane Tuea- PW in hla awing around th> ooun ' / He l« "»id to be an effect Iva ■Wfwker. He prealded at the third ,-frtjf convenUon at Chicago. He la ■ lawyer and aerved a» proaecutlng Attorney In Bait Ijike City. RVanderer's Fate Soon Goes to Jury %w w j [ CJIICAOO, Oct. 26. Kate of I.leut. Carl Wanderer. accusal of murder* Intc hln wife and a tramp he la at lrtt' <1 to have hired to *taite a fuke holdup, wa» expected to lw In the (land* <>f a Jury here late today. Wanderer' continued to «it and irtare blankly today aa O'Brien ncnred him. Wanderer'* defenae la hereditary Insanity. Hundreds of Investors who started In a amall business In Beat tie In the la*t frw yearn are T<day on "Easy street." One reason la that fllefttls !■ * grow ing city arid will eontlnus to grow for many yearn to come The desire to gamble t« neither a normal nor a general de*ire. We naturally ahrlnk from risk We naturally wlah to Invest In >somethlng safe. but many Invest* merit* have a relatively high per centage of aafety. On the cla»si jfled page today aome good offer* a re listed. Kscrdse wisdom In nelection and you, too, will be on "ftasy street" In your burtines*. Ldeather Tonight, fair; Wednesday, ruin, moderate easterly wind*. lVin|XT»lur«. |A.| ?l lliiun M*\liutim, W Minimum. \9 l iNlt) IHMAII. 51. MEXICANS KILL t AMERICANS DETAILS OF HEW CRIME ARE LACKING State Department Gets Word U. S. Men Are Mur- dcred Near Tampico WASHINGTON. Oct S< Two Ainfrttn ritlariu »»r* mur<lrrf<l jviunlur at V»k* Dn IHmi. Mnlco ■ft' «l*(e <l* jiortm- nt «u advianl to ikjr. Thla pl».» la n»»r Tamplco The AKwrittfu war* Arthur 1,. Mi*' I. jr. toppowil to br from T••»«». ami OunUve R SaIWT lor Sailor! a AII details of the killing arc lack- Seek Murderer in Stale of Sonora KOGALR9. lWm>r». Oct. IC—Act Ing on reprriM ntatlnn* of the Am or I can state <kiwirtmem, Gov (torque* of the «t*t" of flora#*. today dispatched troopa tn aeftrch of ft* mon Navarro. Mexican minor, amit "d of tha murdar of Mono* M*y. mln* foreman, at CAAanat, Honorv AdioMinir to an offldft! r*pwt to | J. J. Ihirt. consul «*t No K*l**. jNrif > *M •hot And killed by Navarro ifttr a dispute whlrh had Ifdllowtd Kftforrt'i rMtunt for trant . f**r to another job. Martial Law Rules State of Tabasco MRXICO CITT. Oct 14 Marital tow was 'WlanKl in the capltol of the •tut** of TtlNtfco today, folkmlnf the kilting of two deputies by soldiers The shooting followed the murder of an army captain by Htate Deputy Manuel who sought refuge In the state house. Hoktler* followed him. opening fire on the assembly Two deputiea. one of them. were killed. The prentdent of the and a woman spectator were wounded. Heveml deputies re turned lb* fire. Girl Lives in Hilk Alone to Forget Sorrow VKNICE. Col., Oct 26 —After lie ing the life of a hermit for four month* because of a disappointment In love. Miss Mary 8 peer, 21, of Cam den. N. J., today said she was pre fiaring to return to h?r Has tern home. A broken arm brought the pretty girl lack to civillsmtion, according to the story sh»v told I>r. C W. Craik. who dressed the injury at the emer gency hospital here Hhe had lived, alnce June IS. In a rudely constructed hut In the Hanta Monica mountain*, all alone, trying to forget the dlalllualonmcnta of the pact, *he aald "1 have not heard from hom* ilricc I left, hut I am going to writ" 1 a long letter to daddy tonight," Miss H|*-er told Dr. Cralk. "Ye*, It got |t)n<t«omr wimetimf*. but I found that I wor riH a lot lew when I wan all by my •elf," • «he wtld. "Hkirt* certainly *wm strange after four month* In Iroueera." BRIDES-TO-BE CROSS CANADA MONTREAL. Pet. 2*. Forty bride*-elect are on their way to West #T*n Canada today, where they will meet their prospective husbands. The girls arrived from the Itrltlsh isle* on the steamer Canada. Policeman Slain Near City's Jail WATHONVfLLK. Cat. Oct 26 Policeman John Whelan, of the Wat aonvllle force, waa found ahot to death early today, near the sity jail. It la believed he wan *laln by a prla oner whom he waa teklng to Jail. .Sheriffa poaae* are searching for the murderer. CISTER-iN-LAW OF ° HER DAUGHTER VANCOUVER. YVaah., Oct. 21. Mrs. ]~ \V. Tlce ImmMi the slater-ln law of her daughter, Mia* Myrtle Pickens, when the latter married Clifford Tlce, having pre viously married Cliffords brother. On the Issue of Americanism There Can He No Compromise The S e attl e S tar KM.r.d »• H. Itt«l CIM MtH« May I. till. .1 |h. ..1 Hf Wuh un4«r Ihl Act "I i'ihiim M.r< hI, UI» I'.r T..r, liy Mill. H to |l Better Speech? You Said It! A high echool letrhfr called on mr tmtov in (h« InlarMt of H'tlar Hiwtrii week. which will be obMrtnl November 17 "I aria but*."' aha aakl >»u art In favor of M(«r upwh." "I'll l«U Ih*' wofid I am*** MUI 1. with enthuaiaacn. "And «tll you writ# a atrong editorial T* **\oti tell 11, mulr,** mi id !. "\nu ha%<* |i*( I lie kirk The e4l lor la! will ha h«*f fluff.** Thank you/ aak! the teacher We trac hara ranch only tha children. you know Th* newa iap#r enter a tha hotnr You mit be of Ineatlmabla aaalaUnr* to ua In our crusade agmJnat ikivtn ly a peer h and ulan* Ara you a fAther T* lam aatd I "lle'a »ame 1U4." "Dura he ua* "ftomruraea." I admitted "But whan 1 natch him at It. I viva him the rtisWrrf. Ha ha« a fixxl hewn <>ll him. though, and when I kam him aomathing ha <k»n t f«»rget 11.; • "Children ara lmi<*tlv*. arefi t thay'" the teacher obaerved "Alii they*" I tfrnd. "That kid of mine does every thine llk» I do.~ MAN LOST AT BIRMINGHAM? Stringer Takes Bloodhounds, to Search for Him Sheriff John Wringer and Deputy Sheriffs Charles Jerrett and Asa Lee left early Tuesday with bloodhound* for Illrmingham. a *mall town 14 mi lea north of Everett, on the Sound, to search for a man reported aa M The ftar telephoned lon* dlirtanoe to the proprietor of a store at Birm ingham. but he knew nothing of any man lost. lie questioned all of "the boys'* hanging around the atore, but it wan newa to them. Nobody around the sheriffs office waa able to give any detail* It wm also new* to th* sheriff* office at Bverott when The Star telephoned there The store. man At Birmingham promised to phone The Htar If he could dig up any man around town that appeared to be "lout." hut late today the phone was still silent' and also late today no body at the Seattle sheriff's office fcad heard either from their chief or brother deputies. Mywtery! TO PROFITEERING LANDLORDS: We don't rare how many of you write anonymous and threatening letters to The Star, but please don't make your tenants pay the postage. —EDITOR. HERE'S ANOTHER BOOST IN RENT! Leo Watkins. who Uvea In apart m»nt 206. Malto Court. 1729 IWiyl atnn. thlnka he liaa a legitimate kick aKilnat hi* landlord. fie Hays hln apartment In "what you might rail" two room*, partially furnished. He rented It July 17 The rent ask«sl was $32 f»0. Hut Wat* klna agreed to pay $3& on rondltlon that several minor Improvement a, which he d»slred. wfre made, But Ibe Improvement* for which he himself thua jtald, evidently have erihaneed the value of the niati tment to atich nil extent that on October 17 he waa served with notice that he would have to pay $.17.50 or get out. % "And I was given to understand that It would make no difference It 1 went," Watklna told The Htar over the telephone today. Ho he deeldfd to move. VfKKK'N ANOTIIKK 95 KAISK The following letter 1* from J. Huntceler, 1405 Ninth ave., apart ment 21: "Kdltor The Htar: I see In The Htar of the 23rd that you have pub* liahed the name of a landlord becau*e he raised tents. "Well, 1 Juat want to let you SEATTLE, WASH., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1920. 111 I KM) 1. H»\I.T "Do you correct him when ha makes grammatical erroraf* **%ou bet, but It don't do no good-** My caller aald all tha tearhera waa interested if! lictter Upeech weak and that thay would be grateful for my ro-operaiion I aald I would do my dariieat and aha brat it out of tha off lea. • • • • Dear Reader* You will find tn tha foregoing aom* of moat common errora and current « alang phtaaen Wr AMK alovenly In our apeach—naarly all of ua. I have In mind a buaineaa man who wrttea an ex reliant letter- - orderly. logical. grammatical Hut In hla apeach ha emptoya "Wa waa.** "It don't** and tha double negatlva Ha know* bet tar. Ha la aimply ilovenly In hla apeach. It my ar»n uaea elan* It la partly my ffcult. I uaa it. too Ho I am going to obaerve Bet ter Hfwwh wnh In my home If *ll of u* obaarve IN w«<*k, at*4 ir* mnaetoua about H. thin year mntt next ymir. the time wilt rnm« whm thwi> will h« M IMttr ln every year In tvtry B*att2e hom« GEORGES AND JACK TO FIGHT Dempsey and Carpentier Will Sign BY HKNKY L KAKKHJ. NEW YONK. Oot Si- Jack D*mpw>r and Carpentisr. thru their managers. will *i*n artlclea at 11 10 a. m. tomorrow for ft match for the world's boxtnK chain pionshlp, It w»« officially announced thin afternoon by the managers »nd the three promoters who will handle the exhibition. The announcement was made fol lowing a conference In which Jack Kearns and Francola Dfwtmpt. managers, retpectlvely, of I*emp*ey and (Carpentier; Char km Cochrane. t»ndon promoter, who now has the French l>nxrr under oontract; Tei ftickard, American promoter, and William A. tlrady, theatrical man. participated While the principals refuted to di*cu«s the article* In fore the final merlin* tomorrow, it wai learned th« match l« certain to be held In New York and will be Ift round* to a decision. An open air »tadlum probably will be e*peciftlly con structed for the exhibition. know that my rent will be raised from |3o* to $35 per month and I hear that all of the other apartmenta have been rained from $5 to $7 per month. "I have not been given any writ ten notice to that eftrct, but when I fent to pay my rent I waa told that I would have to i»ay $35. I re fused to |>ay, # ao they took the $3O and told me (but not jn writing) that I would have or pay the $35. "I wish that you could see the place I have for ao much money. What must a fellow do, I would Ilka to know? • "The landlady's name 1* Mrs. Humes." SKATTI.K DISPLAY MKN'H As sociation will give the first of a sc rles of dances tonight at Douglas hull. It will be featured ji* a harvest barn dance. Four clever children from the Douglas dancing academy will give an old fashioned reel. A novel fly NWHIUr liaa two wings which are snapped together to catch an Insect In flight. MAY SEND PASS BROS, FROM Ul Pair Convicted With Wells and Sadler to Be Tried for Deportation Th» intention of th« government lo rtf|*»rt the Pass brother*. now serving sentences «t McNeil's Island for conspiracy against the United States and for evading the draft, wan mntii l known TuomU) by Immi gration Commissioner Henry M White. Joe and Morris were found guilty on two federal grand Jury In dlctmefiU* in III". On the flr*t. they wrre ponvlclrd of evading the M>S>*rt aervlc* draft, and with failure to filter on June & 1117. Kor thin both were *entenced to one yaar in the penitentiary \\ KHf t OMMI . i IP W I Til WRI4JI AMI S\M>.K On reb si. 1911, the FHee brnthere were Jointly convicted with Hulet M Wells «nd Sam Sadler, well known radical Mix of roniipiriry to op i**"* by force the authority of the t'ttlterl tftate* Among other thing* the defendant* had print *«" and dla tributed wa* "N'o ConacrtpUon" df-'iUir. whicn *poke in strong term* againaf the draft. Welle, KadW and Joe and Morrl* Paa» were aentenoed on thla ronvlc tn>n x tn two yiari at McNeil'* The I'aaa brothem' »enten<**a on the two aeparntr Indictment* were to run concurrently. Their time U up < ember M. VXHH ItKOTIfK.K* ARK Kl SHI AN JKUM Tha !•»»** brother* are ftuaalan Jpwt. and ctmr to thl* country when they were ll.or 12 >«am old. They have never hern naturalised Impor tation la eouarht on the ground that they are fllenn who have received two conviction* of crime* against the United Btate«. for each of which they were aentencad to one year or more In prieon Immigration Jn*pe<*tor* Thoma* f**t*her »nd W. K Callahan returne<l Tuesday from McNeil'* l*land. where they interviewed the Pa** brothers and notified them to have their attor ney armngn for deportation hearing within the next ten day*. Read This and Marvel You're Not in Prison Th«»re are more than 250 different way* a man or woman may break In to the penitentiary and lo*e the right to vote. I>« puty l'ro*ecutor John D. CarMOdy ascertained today Carmody today handed to County Clerk Percy Thoma* a Hut of name* of persons convicted of Infamous crime* during ttie last year, that they might be stricken from the list of eligible voter*. In compiling the lint, Carmody found that thtrf are 125 felonies for which on# may 1#» sent to the ntfttfl prison. Th" name fate mny befall the person who merely attempts to commit such deeds. The "250 ways" doe* not Include the 20 different ways of committing perjury, 10 ways of committing grand larceny, neveral ways of com mitting forgery, and the several de grees of murder, assault anil black moll, MMI PRESIDENTIAL STRAW VOTE ON The national election Is on—at the university. Two days will be re« quired for the entire student body to cast lt« ballots In the straw vote for president and vice pj-esidcnt l>elng conducted hy the I tally, university publication. Announcement of the result will be made Thursday after noon. \X/ATERMELON IS vv LOST IN AIR KAN JOHK. Cal, Oct 2fl. -There was an aviator who didn't have wa termelon for dinner lant night. He dropped it overboard while passing John (In Ill's ranch house, and Oalli spent a busy ten minute* scrubbing the roof. BEAUTY WEDS RICH STUDENT 7POSjr QVIJW The marriage of Rosie Quinn, one of the stars of the "Mid night Rounders" at the Century theatre in New York, and Lewis Burg est, Princeton student, son of Ward Burgess, wealthy Omaha merchant, last Hummer, hqs just been re vealed. Burgess brought his bride home and announced to the family they had been married since last July. Mrs. Ward Burgess is a leader in social affairs here. She has welcomed her son's bride in the fam&y, it is .said. The bride, who gained fame as a beauty in the "Passing Shotr" at the Winter Garden, announces she has given up the stage forever. Comedy-Drama Is Pulled Off Over Family Groceries "How Not to Collect a Grocery Bill" might have been the title of a comedy melodrama that wound up In Justice Otis W. Brinker's court to day, Albert Bullough, a young ma chlnlnt, nnd John Anderson. grocer at 8721 14th ave. 8., pitted the lead In* role*. Hullough had been dealing at An demon'* atore I«anf fall nuUougt\ g*»t out of work, also out of fund*. He had a wife and two children to *up|»ort. and during the period of hi* unemployment a third little one came to Join the family. The t«by and "its mother were In the hospital for some time, Hullough said, while doctors', nurses' and other bfttli piled high When he Hgaln found work, hi* receipts showed, he hud paid Ander son s•'» a week «to clear up hi* gro eery account, which wan then nome 9130 In arrears. This wa* not goes! hualneiss, as Anderson saw It. and the grocer. In spite of Hullough'n promises to pay all he could each week. sued his cus torner when he learned that Mrs. Itu I lough had gone to the market to stive a few cents. llullouirh's wages were tied up by garnishment. His employer ehlded him for neglecting to pay his debts, lie went to Anderson's grocery, where he and the proprietor had words. Then the young machinist, In a moment of hasty temper, smote Anderson on the Jaw, sinking him to the cold, hard floor. "I realised light, away what I had done," liullough testified, "and went light over to the police and gave myself up. I couldn't pay him any more than T had. The court costs of the garnishment added $11.60 to my bill, and that made me angry. I'm wrong and admit It, but I'm pay- Jfig all I can." it was further disclosed that Anderson had since gone to other grocers In the neighborhood and told them Hullough's credit was no good. ''Do you think that's the proper thing tu do—tu run uruund trying L ATE | EDITION to destroy ft man*s credit because ,you have ft grudge ftgainst htm?" Deputy Prosecutor C. C. Batch el er asked Anderson. "It's been done every dfty for > ear* by the grocers of Seattle," Anderson came back. Judge Rrlnker continued the ca*e 30 day* with the understanding that liullough la to pay the remainder of his debt to Anderaon, 912.60, in that time. ORDERS ARREST OF MRS. PEETE IX>B ANGELES. Oct. 26 -Order* for the arrcat of Mrs. R. C. Peete, "mystery woman" in the Denton murder cane, were Issued by the dis trict attorney'* office shortly after 9 o'clock today. Mr*. Peete has not been apprehended by detective*. It was said by District Attorney Wool win e. * Order* have been Issued for the ar rest oir Might of Mr*. Peete in con nection with the murder of Jacob C. Denton, was District Attorney Wool wine'* formal statement. The former Denton tenant and central figure in the murder investi gation still 1* in Los Angeles, accord ing to a telephone message received by the district attorney said to have been from W. J. Ford, an attorney. She spent the night at a downtown hotel and will call at the district at torney's office today, the prosecutor was told. City Officials Are Under Civil Service The city assistant bacteriologist, laboratory assistant and Junior quar antine officer of the health depart ment are subject to civil service classification and examination, ac cording to an opinion rendered Tuesday by Nelson T. Hartson, as sistant corporation counseL TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE BABY WAS DRUGGED, SAYS MRS. STAGG! Miss Brainerd Appears Lit tle Affected by Another Night in Jail Miss Betty Brainerd charged wltk aiding In thf kidnaping of Baby Bob by SUcg from hla mother ax Tacoma several weeks ago. ww again at Ul> erty today on new ball. She was «enten<-ed to 30 drfys la Jail yeater*lay by Magistrate Robert Teneyck. In New York. Where Miss Brainerd Is fighting extradition to thla atate The sentence was to hold her pending the extradition heating before Governor Smith at the Bllt more hotel. New York, Wednesday noon. BPKNT TOE NIGHT BKHINI) THK BAKH Mlaa Brainerd. apparently not greatly concerned, was sent to tHo Tomba. where she spent the night bo hind the bars. She had previously been out 0* 11.000 bail, following her arraat on « fugitive warrant. This ball waa posted by Hlgmund Saks, wealthy New York manufacturer, at whaaa home Miss Brainerd has been stay* ing. N>w bait wm fixed yestrrdsj at 117.500. which was mined today. How 'W. thla gave Miss Bra I nerd no a» sursoc* that ahr mlfht not again be Jn jail before night. aa thfk district attorney at N>w York la determined to try to tore* the ball up ao high •he cannot r»l.-e the money. I. J. Kereael. of the law firm of Jerome. Hand A Kereael. counael for the girl. aald he would make every effort to prevent extradition to Ta» coma. He aald In caae Governor Smith agreed to grant extradition pa per*, he would begin habeas corpus proceeding*. ANOTHKK DRAMATIC HOHT KM'KtTKI) Thi* promlaea to precipitate an other sharp and dnunatlc fight In tha caae. for John 8. Strickland, captain of Tatvma'a detective*, who la la New York conducting the extradition battle, wired today that In the event extradition I* granted Wednesday ha will try to rush Ml** Hralnerd out of New York before ha bean corpus pro ceedlnga can block him. Thua it wan expected that there might be an exciting chase In the metropolis. Wednesday, when Stride land seeks to hurry' the girl awajr from her attorneys, before they cm have a writ prepared. • Powerful and influential friends of Mis* Ttralnerd In New York are making every pomlble effort to win freedom for her, but Captain Strick land la equally sealous In hla effort to return ber to Tacoma, to face trial. MOTHKR S'VS BABY HAH BKKN DRIGNKD Mr*. Kdith Cunningham Stage, young mother of the baby which waa returned limine last week, after having been taken to New York and back, charged today that the baby had been drugged. She called attention to the fact that the child waa extremely nervous when he was first returned, that he did not recognise her when he waa turned over to her in a hotel at Vancouver, H. C., and that he auf fered from dysentery after having been taken home to Tacoma. She thinks he waa either dellbet* ately drugged, or given too much ■toothing syrup. When this deaden ing drug waa no longer given to him the nervouanesa began to mani fest Itself. Tacoma physicians callfd In agreed with her In this theory. She wired to her mother, Mrs. Ada Cunningham, today. Mrs. Cunningham 1* aiding Strickland in his fight In New York. (1,000 KKWAItI) OFFER CANCELLED The $l,OOO reward offered by Mrs. Cunningham for the return either of Stagg or the baby or both, was to day cancelled. Mr*. Cunningham raised the money by mortgaging her home. The reward was offered, it wan explained, In the belief that Stagg had the child, and that In cai> turlng him the baby would be re turned. Recovery of the baby has mad* tiie reward no longer necessary. However, Mrs. fettagg is as de termined as evjur. she said today, at Taconia. to push the prosecution of Mis* Uralnerd and the search for Stiigg to the limit. No trace has been found of (jeorv# T. Stagg. the baby's father. Jointly charged with Miss Draincrd la IIM kidnaping.