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BY TEN THOUSAND PLURALITY THE STAR IS DAILY ELECTED SEATTLE'S FAVORITE PAPER
VOLUME 23 BANK OFFICIAL SHORT IN ACCOUNTS KILLS HIMSELF Home Brew Greetings, forks' I lav* you chlpprd la your 125.000 apiece to Seattle's ladustria! boosting campaign? * * * Sheriff from Kankakee. 111 . «*r» Seattle is wonderful city, but adds that the finest insane asylum In the world is located In his own home town. Naturalily. ha s craxy to go hack. • • • Shipping beard aCfk*a!« are wrought up becanae Oeerg" llarrey. brail Rucsiinit, and other promt- Mat Americans sailed In British In aad of ship board reaaela to K» ll|» They see do reaaon for U on IMP tth biaasa Jobs 801 l allows the toaaO TxrnWl aboard hla craft. Can Oat ha tawSiht • • • PUnk la TTtfl Thoae that had tkraa WIS hara a saro adde.l in froat ta attar words, nothing to speak of. a a • Kfcw **—♦ rnrT to hm we hare way four war* to report today. • • • OTI HAM. OP FAME Bo tells folks tales That make 'em titter*. Be makes "em chuckle. Doea Carl Belter. a • • Tha American legion win look toto the bonus here. If It doem't grow any more conspicuous than it la now. ItH ha woe strain on the a a e MWKKI AND SlODßff Our "morie" winner lls Frankle Klolet. Which makes It fine To rhyme with rlolet e e * Yavr women shoplifters In f"!ilca eo ware aentenced to attend church even Sunday for a year. But not to pass the collection plate. • • • The dog* of war hare l--n on leailhed again, but the heaviest rlght »ng today U reported at Kattowltx. • a • A battle at Kattowltx. Sounds kittenish and wcß; But war Is war, and war. Tou re quite aware. Is What Sherman said It ««* ¥ A WOIU) KIMIM K» sn WWB ! Tou don't find many men ( glttln' a ral*e on account uv thetr hindsight big hero of the war Is a deaf general. Where he wins Is In t*ing d«if. «e can't hear the ad ... •n win find TVmpsey's weak (^>ot pretty qulrkly." Carpentler Hit him on the pocke'liook. (rt-orgas. Great Prltaln owes t'nele Ham MOO 000.000 and the p.rttlah govern ment ha* uk-l Uncle Pam to loan It'that amo'tnt. If It Intend, to pay u , the Interest with the borrowed money we move It I* loaned. • • • Tout of the largest religious de nomination* In the l'nl»ed State* have »tarted a movement In favor of disarm.' rrient. It will Interest tis nor* when Charlie Schwab and judge Gary start on*. • e • The «mpporteni and the opponent* ot the sale* tax bill are battling In Washington. But iret It right. The battle I* not over who 1* to pay It bat how the conauraer will pay It. Seattle's Movie Winner Starts Out Bright and Early for Shopping Trip—and Cameramen Follow Her! Or*rca*t sklea toded 111 weather. |n;t there was a sorig In the heart Frankly Klolet, winner of The FttfUnlvenial Film company con f est, when she I eft her ln liallard thin morning and started on her shopping tour In hfr big Lex ington Mper.jal Thorot-red motor <-ar. Happy Frank le Kiolet all Satur day evening end all day Sunday wa* visited hy a host of friends and well who cail'd at tho Kiolet Weather Tonipht and Tuesday fair; warmer Tuesday, mod erately westerly winds. Twiprritiiro lAat H Hour* Maiimuin, 68. Minimum, 13. Today noon. U. ASSISTANT TREASURER IS SUICIDE Trades Union Bank Man Finds Detectives on Trail; Seeks Death Whtl* two drtr. tw»* shadowad hla house, Xo| Garfield at., from across tha street. John hemenway assist ant traurarrr of tha Tmilra t'nion Sartnga and Jx>an aaaoclatlon, «hot htmsrtf thru tha right trmpla M>n day morning. Ll* died aim oat In irtaJlUy. Hrmrnway had )<Ut rrturnrd from a walk thru the park. Two Artec Urea. J. D. Sanduaky and Cha/Ire Upplncott, oprrai tree of the Burna Uetrcttr- Agency, who were a had owing Hemenway. daahed Into the hoose at the round of the rerolrer ■hot. iHMIu* ay la HM lt te Aort la hla iMonsu a* tha hank. ll* had b»en watched for two day*. Deputy bank rxamlnera were examining hla book* Monday. Ilrmrnway had been nerrou* for the pant week. When he entered hla home after the morning atroll he learned for the flrat time. It 1* be* tiered, that detrctivea were trailing him. It wu only a few mtnutea lat er that he ahot htmarlf. The body la at Butterworth'a W. L» Nicety, atate bank rxamln er. who waa checking the bank'a book* Monday, announced that the bank waa fully protected again.it any ahortage Ilrmrnway might hare cre ated by Ifetnenway - * ISO.tOO bond. Nicely refused Patty to glre out aqy estimate aa to the ahortage. "I don't know," he mud. "and I probably won't know until I flnleh checking the books. The ahortage might be SSOO or It might be IS 000 The work of finding out la compli cated by Hemenway'a killing him self- ~l aaked him Baturday U> come down this morning and hare a con ference with ma. This he agreed to do I had hoped that this would «are ua from making an audit of the book*." TAX MEETINGS IVvflur, I M p. m.—Jobs D. All** school Tit pi m.-—K. F h^ll (r*t>r<N*ntatJr<i frmtttrnaJ rlvlc club* i i M p m Rmttwow rhursdsr. » to p. w?—b. r. r>*r school, mm m«*tlns. r rid ay. I «0 p m f>wn:sp prhooL « p m <Uw»r<l ffchool. r»rent- Tttarhcr a»*ocl*»»on. Delay Woman's Trial for Slaying Man CHICAGO. Mar 21—The day of rwkonln* of Mm. Cora C. OrthwMn. confeawted »l*yr of Herbert I'. Zelg ler. was postponed again today. Mr*. Orthwein"* trial on char** of murdering the high executive of th« fjoodyewr Tire A Rubber comi«.ny, wa* to irtart today but a crowded docket In criminal court c*u»d de lay until Wednesday. The defendant »bot and killed Zelg \nr In her apartment on the North Shore drive. Lot* of Husband Is Worth $8,600 A* compensation for the death of her husband, James M idler, <1!. killed by a train within the city limits, Mrs Catherine P. Sadler was awarded |B,ftoo from the Northern Pacific rail way by A Jury In Judge Calvin H Hall'* court Monday. Mrs. Sadler had sued for $27,100. home, 7333 21wt sve. N. W. # to ei tend congratulations and voire their hope that she will one day l>e movie dom's greatest ftir. At 9 o'clock this morning In her handsome car, the gift for the day of the Bhields-I*lvengood company, 1024 J*' Pike St., the little girl de parted on her Itinerary of stores and shops where articles of her wardrobe, the gifts of Heat tie mer chants, awaited her coming. The Seattle Star Bnlarod aa l>eond (*!«»« Matter May S. lift, at tha Foatofflra at Bcattla. With, under ttia Art of Cnnirni March 1. 1171. JVr Year, by Mall. 16 to |t Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane and the Whole State Are IN THE SAME BOX Sr.ATTi.irs t\\ rnmii.r:M u thr itur'i tax pr.w™ im no oor bamhoorlr ynu mi that Tinma'i Ui ralr U a* High, or higher. than Sraitlr'a. It IVAM higher In Itlt. Mpnkanr'. Ul rale Dw |mrUrtll) •• high. Thr- |y|> figure* ifr mnl bntiwi they arr til* latent official fltumi available for rltWa In the I lilted Slain. Thr lax (or re«h (I.Mt of property, full \alur, fur 1919. «m a* follow*: Timmt ........... 177 3J Im Angrlea f1(63 Seattle 2(47 Ran 17 01 Spokane 7J.M Cortland IS 81 IVnrif lilJI Jirwj lily 1170 Iton't H 111 br ridiculous and try to fool nnreelvea. Ttxrr arr many 'tint aftnm In Hralllr. and Ihey'vr |i>l lo br nil out. lln I Nrdlllr la not particularly more rttratagant than San IVancUco, or Jrrw) City, or I'ortland. or an; of Utr n»l of tl>e rltle» inmi lloard. Nor I* Tmn* parti«-uUrl> morr Nor, itpo kane. Why, them. b thr lai In Seattle, Spokane and Taroma more lhan twice n> hl(h aa San Ktanctam? tt by la thr tax In W uhtiifton rltira Mfht than In fwrtlaxid, Im Angrlea, Jrrw j (It;, I'mur and rUrmhrrr? Arr thr opmttmg npinn fcrrr M much larger? Glanre at thr firurra brlow and |i< thr aurprUe of > our tlfr. Ilrrr Is what It ml, I'KB CAPITA, for operating aprtan far AU, local pmimii Ulj. nut;, school and pun, Seattle Sjui lYanclaro ....,HI-*0 I'ortland » :• Im Angrlrw !«IB l>ra*«r SI-99 Jeracy City !7.« Do >n »rr what that mean«* Seattle SPKXT lew mnney prr P*rwn lhan Jeraey City. IKT ITS TAX KM W KKK -NKAKI.Y I Hit BI.K. Seattle s«il lee* prr person than I .a* Angelea, but It.* tai ratr waa N prr nut hlghr-r Seattle •prnt I! a head mnrr than San lYllrW", or about I prr not morr. Rut Ita tax ratr waa Il( prr cent hlgtur. II expense* arr Wiwrr In Sralllr lhan In Jeraey I lly, why arr Laxm talce aa tilth' If expenaea arr practically thr same a* In Man I ranrKco, and lower than In l/m Angeles, why arr taira double here? Thr anewrr la plain. Thr lax BYSTF.M U rntlm! Cut local ripmm? By all mrann. Thr Mtar will go fight down thr llnr fur every rut ranmlt ablr and po»»lbl«. It h fur every nHi'tnr that can do It. It la fur a ooneoll.tai.il laxln>ln( board. It h for a rlllirn*' committer It hi fir an niflnrrr*' mnunUtm Bui Thr Hi.tr U not going to br aatinfled with local reduction* alone, be.au*e TIIK Sr Ml KNOWS that local reduction. alone can NK\ KB brine thr tax Irvy down aa low aa Han I ram la. o or Jerary CltyV And that's Hie («al Thr Star U aiming at. It h thr goal at whlrh every home owner and rvrry property ownrr, and niry homr rrnt rr, rnuat aim. Thr goal cannot br reached eicrpt by a «|irr<iil arwlon of lha legislature, and let no Mir •■ldrlrark )cm on that point, Mr. Taxpayer. A special >nnlim of thr hgialaturr la thr taxpayer** meat urgent nrrd It hlta thr lax problem In a ilt.il apot—and that'* why you hnir aome po.plr aqural at thr vrry mention of It! No Bonus; He Passes Bogus Check to Buy Milk for Baby; Held watrhln* hi* baby starve for milk. C. C. Center, overseas veteran of 17 month*, out of work and out of funds, wrote a check for M on a txuik In which he had no fund* and obtained from Mra. Ida Weamrting of Pacific t"lty food for hl« child. When the check i::im« l«ck lia waa charged with petty larceny and on Monday he waa brought by I»<p. uty Sheriff William iJowney from the Jail to Justice of the Peace C. C. D<on'a court to answer to tlie mis demeanor. On the way he told IKiwnpy hi* story. He had been under the Im preselnn that hla tonus would be P*id by the ftt.it'' In abort order, he said. He had seen hla wife and two children reduced to straitened circumstances In hla home at 714 Thoma* at. lie had taken a chance becauae hla baby cried. An they entered the court room Downey now Attorney J. J. Sullivan and told him the story, oaklng him to represent Cante* Hulllvan ajfr«-od readily, repeating the facta to Judge Dalton. Following her In another car wji* th<B camera staff of the Universal Film company. Uefore each whop where the win ner entered and Ihe camera wa* set, crowda gathered to see the new can dldate for Murdom and watch her in artlon before the len». Hhe stopped at the i'inehurst Mor al company'* store for her corsage bouquet and for other flowers at JlosaUi liros. On the Issue of Americanism There Can He No Compromise "If we can save Mr*. Wesserlinir from loss, I am perfectly wilting to give thla boy a chance," said the Judge "I'll give a dollar toward repaying her that $3," shouted Downey, who was on his feet at once. "I'll give another dollar," chirped Attorney Atwood A. Ktrby, who had been listening with great Interest to the case. "And I'll give the third," said Sulll van. Whereupon Center went his way free and Mr*. Wesserllng. who Is herself struggling to make a living on her little farm, had no deslro to pronecutc further. Stoops to Pick Up Corn; Boy Blinded ATTTtORA, fnd.. May 23. 81* year old Robert Hart stooped over to pick up i»n ear of corn a* he wnn feeding the chickens. A rooster perked him In tho eyeball and bursted It, blind ing the noy. There wan a Ion*:, myatarloua tw>x for her lit the K nettle Corwi Co. I >;tlnt y Allk BMUe Hurkc.s w«rf awaiting her at the Now York Waiat Houae. I'patalra at the F)orenr« Store t*he found a nifty aport null, into whit h whe (handed and i-arna out to far** the # lie kSnsc camera and a throng thru blocked the etreet. "Take anything In the atore," aald the jpu.uiaj;«:r of the tfwect BUtcon SEATTLK, WASH., MONDAY, MAY 23, 1921. Clashes That May Change the Map of the World: 1 AMERICAN NAVAL MEN FIGHT JAPS Dispatch to Tokyo From Shanghai Reports Casual ties at Woosung TOKYO. May 23.—The I Japanese vernacular press to day published a cable report from Shanghai, saying that on May 22, American and Japjine.se bluejackets engaged in a fight at Woosung, China. There were several casual tie*, according to the dis patch. The Japanese nary department today said no official report had* been re ceived. DESPERADOES BREAK JAIL Dangerous Gunmen Escape at Everett Four men *awed the rivet* from the top of a tank In Snohomish coun ty Jail, rlimbed up the window to the roof and let themselves down to lib erty "a a rope made of thetr blank eta at It p. m Sunday. In the request aent out by Sheriff \V. W. Weal of Kverett to peace of flcrra of the Northwest to appre hend the men three of them are de XTlbed aa "drs-perate and danger ouh." All perat.ni attempting to ar reat them are warned that they are ready to use. guns. The-<e three are Joe Jamea, IS, J R. White. S3, and Joe Dunn. 40. The two former had l>een sentenced to life Imprisonment aa habitual crtml nala. They were awaiting transpor tation to Walla Walla. Dunn waa being held following a preliminary healing on the elrrum stance* under which he ahot Fred IVter* April 15. when he and Peters engaged In a scuffle. Dunn's left haml la bandaged aa the reault of a wound aald to have been Inflicted by I'etera. The fourth man who erraped was H. J. Ward. IS. who had been aen tenced to the state penitentiary for grand larceny. He la aald to be wanted In Spokane j n connection with a caae of automobile theft. Jail official* of Snohomish county any the men undoubtedly had nasi st ance from the outside. Shortly aX ter the break the theft of an auto mobile waa reported and It la be llevrd the four men used the ma chine to make good their escape, Jamea and White are both de acrlbed aa "stocky In build," while Ward la aald to be allm and Dunn "squatty." Jamea welglia 167, la 5 feet (I' 4, ha* brown hair and blue eye*; White weighs 170. la 6 feet 7%. ami ha* light brown hair and blue eye a. Ward welgha MO, la 5 feet Inches, and has blue eyes. He la a shlngleweaver. Dunn la S feet 4 Inchea, ha* partly gray hair and blue eye* He ho* four gold teeth. WATI R sin l OFF NOTH l Water will he shut off on At- 1 lon tic st, between First ave. S. I and Colorado ave., on Tuesday, | from H a. rn. to fi p. m. Shop. She choae a fluffy afternoon dreaa. To go with her eport ault ahe found a lacey waiM at the Market Itlouao Hhop and aport ahoea at the Urown White Hhoe Co. lU.uk aatln pump*, with a f»n ahaped decoration on the arch, at Baxter A Haxter'a; a wonderful knit rape from tl*e Octonek Knitting Co.. Hallg# Ki|kn Mlk for a nport skiit, all ci't ahuta from the l;uck Shoe Co. # EGYPTIANS RAGING IN REBELLION! Bedouins Going to Slaugh ter; Dead Lying in Streets of Massacre Town CAIRO, Egypt, May 23. Fifteen hundred Bedouins are streaming toward Ramleh to take part in a general revo lutionary uprising, according to reports here today. Reports of last night's rioting at Alexandria said two Europeans were sprayed with gasoline and their cloth ing set afire. Egyptian and European dead were said to be lying in the streets. British aoldlers were In control of Atejrnndrla. The Egyptian* con- Unurd ugly, a Harking the British particularly, but threatening all Europeans. J!r:ti»h offlrers canceled *ll leave* anil prrpvtd their men to mwt any attack. I .arse bodies were sent out to support detarhmenta which mlrht bo rot ott In event of a general up rising. Tourlrts flocked here from all Egyptian points, anxious to leave the country before there la further trouble. Star Number Main 'OH-6QO' Beginning today, when jrou tele phone The Star, tell central you want Main Oh *OO, Instead of Main «00, s s heretofore. An ex plains several days ago, the telephone company, In Installing the automatic system. han found It necessary to change all num ber* having less than four digit*, by prefixing a cipher. You will find The Star's new number In the new directory, distribution of which waa started today. Military Engineers Meet Here Tonight Hegular meeting of Seattle post. Society of American Military Kngl ne«>r*, will be held In the room* of the Seattle civil service commission, Arc tic building, tonight at (I o'clock. I.leut- CO!, C. A. Seoane, I'. S army, In charge of signal corps work In this vicinity, will address the meeting on "The Cable Systems of the Pacific," and K. 11. Slrman. formerly with the Rfith engineer*, will speak on "The Operations of the Sfith Knglnocrs (Searchlight) In France." Bodies of Everett War Heroes Buried EVKUKTT. May 2}.—Bodies of William Shoenrock, Infantryman, and Charles Leroy Kelly, marine, brought here from oversea* last week, were burled here with full mili tary honors Sunday. l\/riNISTERS PUT iVi SKIDS ON SHOW DKNVKft, May 23 North Denver ministers got out of bed at 2:30 this morning, held a conference nnd sue reeded In making a noisy carnival company pull up stake* and move on [after an appeal to the police. motor coat from the Goodyear Coat Co., Neat by & Co.'s stationery, a French Ivory hand mirror at the standard Furniture store, a bathing suit, cap and half hoso st Piper & Taft's all the«o were Included in the shopping trip. There was a suit case st the West ern Trunk factory, boudoir mocca sins at Ye Okie Curiosity Shop, pro- Cession*! photograph to be Utkco al 7late j| EDITION REVOLUTION BREAKS IN PORTUGAL! Report Says Cabinet Minis ters Under Arrest; Dis turbances in Progress IjOVDON, May 23.—A revolution ary disturbance la In progress In I'urtugal. according to heavily ceo aortal niffljafs today. The various ministries «r* re ported under naval guard gathered by Machados Pos Santos, a former naval officer wljo was Imprisoned for his part In previous revolutions One report Raid all cabinet minis ter* were under arrest. Including I'remlrr Bernardino Machadoa. The president was said to be con ferring with presidents of the sen ate and chamr-er of deputies with a vWw to creatine e new cabinet. The changes were said to have been ac complished peacefully. BURIED UNDER FALLING WALL Rescued After 15 Hours of Torture PORTIJVN-n. Ore, May 2J-—Wll llam Kruger la fighting his way l.ack to life at St. Vincent's hospi tal today following his rescue yes terday from beneath an avalanche of bricks that had held him prls oner for 15 hours. Kruger, a brick mason, was work ing alone In the cellar of a deserted building on the east aide late Satur day afternoon. A wall collapsed on him Badly Injured he worked until < xhaurted In an attempt to extri cate himself. When his strength gave out, Kru ger called all night for help. Yes terday morning he waa found un conscious by his wife and a small party of searchers. Scaffolding Falls; Painter Breaks Aran .1 H. of 3706 18th ave. 8- XV., Is In Seattle Qfnfr&l hospital, with a badly broken right arm and •ever® bruise* about the head &l a result of falling two stories from a scaffolding on the Heffernan build ing, at sixth ave. and l'lne at., Mon day morning. Hopcoe, who wn* a painter, was working on a scaffolding. One of the supporting ropes gave way. and Roa ooe plunged more than 30 feet to the pavement below. John Naglrberg, who wa* working with Koscoe, narrowly escaped In Jury when the falling scaffold grazed his shoulder. CIVIL WAR VETS NEED YOUR AUTO There wa* Ihe time when the civil war veteran* were young ind vigorous. Today their ages are between 75 and 95. On I>oo roation day they are going to parade. Hut It will l>e an auto parage, so far as the Grand Army of the Itepubllc la concerned. If you have an auto, you are urged to act a* host to the old vet*, iet In touch with the Klks' com mittee, Klllott !>3. Hartsook's studio, a five-pound box of Victoria chocolates at Hood's Candy Co. Then went to the Vogue Hair shop, in the American Hank build ing, for massage, manicure and hair '•do." • Tuesday she will bo the star re porter for The Star, "covering" the bigMest local story of the day. Wednesday ultfhl she and her party TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE POLES AND GERMANS Dl STRUGGLE! Thousands of Teutons Are Rushing Into Silesia to Aid in New Conflict OPPEIN, Upper Sliest*. May tt— Gorman volunteers have rooted Pol ish insurgents at Albrechtdorff and Lowoschau. The Germans charged la great numbers and overwhelmed the Pole*. At Gogolln. which the Germans took last week after a sharp fight, • Polish attack was repulsed. France Will Hold Germany to Answer PARIS, May 13.—Franae win hold Germany responisbie tor the figbtia* In Upper Silesia, tt Stated Mat officially Here today. If the allies do not act to halt hos tilities between Poles and Germans, the situation will be serious. It wms stated. Disregarding French protests, Ger man volunteers by the thousands are pouring Into Upper SlJeela. the for eign office declared today. In some places free railway transportation is being offered to attract prospective fighters. It was said. 1 Heavy fighting was reported la progress around Kattowlts, where 3.000 German volunteers attacked Polish Insurgents. The Poles had made a headquarters of Kattowlts and had encircled the city with troops. They were well armed. • • • British Rushing Men Into Silesia Zone IjONDON, May S3. Four bet. tallons of British soldiers will leave immediately for Upper Silesia. It was announced officially by the war Of fice today. The men will be drawn from the troops along the Rhine. The bet tallons will augment the allied forces sent to preserve order until the plebiscite has been determined. Unofficial reports here today said that fighting between Poles and Ger mans Is continuing In Upper Sllealk In the neighborhood of Kreuse burg. Rosenberg and Kappltx. the fighting was said to be of guerilla character. Well-armed Polish forces were die persed by two columns of Germans, armed with revolvers, who marched boldly Into Grosldnler forest, where large Polish forces awaited them In roughly made barricades. The Poles, after a sharp conflict at Ixn-lctxco were overwhelmed by the Germans. They set fire to bulldlnitß. terrorized the German inhabitants and withdrew. The most extensive damage there was the burning of Grossteiner castle, a notable land mark. Loss on both sides was said to be mounting. 200 Irish Soldiers in Sudden Riot LONDON. May !J.—Leaders of 200 Irish soldiers who rioted last night In the village of Aveley were arrest ed lo<lay and taken before their offi ce rn for strict examination. The motive for the sudden out break was not known. The soldiers looted a hotel, smashed windows In business houses and held up and searched motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Other military forooa suppressed the uprising. Tlahy elephant purchased for Woodland park now in new quar ters. are to he guests of Mr. and Mrs John K. Bnvn»re at a farewell reception aaid banquet at tl % » Hotel Butler. The moving pictures taken on her shopping trip will he shown at ths Oleinmcr theatre, beginning Tues day, In a little scehario showing her projrress from the tuno she entered the contest, "I had no Idea It wonld be so VSII- Ucrful tu'u U 1 won," she said tod4f.