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DEMAND THIS PIER BE BUILT
"T 1 HE STAR invites every citizen of the Pacific * Northwest to write today to Senator Miles Poindexter urging the half-million dollar appro priation for a new pier at the Puget Sound navy yard. Rear Admiral McKean, commanding the Sixth division of the Pacific fleet, tells us that Bremerton is the only base on the Pacific coast / that could operate in case of hostilities. The full AMUNDSEN IS RESCUED! » VOLUME 23 Home RrewJ Greetings, (oiks! Do you know Where there's a good creek with some trout left in it? • • • Earl F. Egge has been appointed i superintendent of the air mall serv ice. Here's hoping he turns out to be a wise bird. t I A vinors err F "Mahoney Chews Gum During Ar- I ralgnment on Forgery Charge."— Newspaper headline, I Writing ehelks by electricity 1* the f latest development In check writing Wire tappers are plan ning a busy season. • • • Wonders will never ceaaa. We tanpt a man yesterday who didnl sun ■ jet all the time that Gardner, mall oondit, was not In Kelso. • • • An Eastern Washington farmer hag discovered diamonds In one of his com fields. And with corn at Its present price, by heck, he'll need the diamonds. • • • JOSH WISE SAYS A bad (U never Improve* with «««■ , • • • evidently the PROSPECT 18 GOOD In the Steel Industry we are out of tjje slough of despond, with steady ' Improvement almost certain assured beyond peradvenlure. —Gary, Ind., i Tribune. • • • Strange as It may seem. Mrs. I. Mil. of Kokomo, Ind . Is an active worker in the W. C. T. U. • • • FILI, "EM CP AGAIN, GEORGE 1 There are times when the Muse Doth flatly refuse To help out a bard with hta labor; . Oh, la-tlddy-dee, tiddy-dum! W You're right—this Is one of 'em, " neighbor. • • • - The editor needn't say how hard up he's getting, what with bills pouring lr and no bonus in sight. If that fel low Clausen doesn't hurry up with that bonus, the editor is going to be out of patience and pants. —Hlcks- vllle. Wash., Bugle. • • • H ST LEAVE 'EM THEIR HEARTS Arms for Irish Seized by U. B.— Newspaper headline. 'Sail right. Can't stop the Irish fey taking away their arms—nor their lege, either! STUDENT HAS QUEER MALADY William C. Carr 4 er, ape 21, Univer sity of Washington freshman and prominent fraternity man, was re turned to his home at 160 37th ave. N., Saturday, after he had b*-on Wrought to Seattle from Vancouver, B. C., where he was found to be suf fering from dementia precox. Carrier was said to be living ex pensively In a larre hotei at Vancou ver. His actions aroused suspicion and led to his arrest by Canadian au thorities, who notified Seattle police. •The boy was taken in charge Sat urday by his uncle. Dr. I. 11. Moore, WUh whom he make* his home. Car rier left Seattle Monday for what WAs to have been a brief visit in the Canadian city. Dies Suddenly on Way to Hospital t Charles Southard, 51, of Sedro- Woolley, died in an ambulance on the way to city hospital at 10 a. m. Sat urday, after having been seized with an apoplectic attack in the office of Hr. F. B. Bourns, 1011 Cobb build - Southard came to Seattle Friday fjmofning to take treatments from Dr. Jam#*s Kellner, of Hamilton, Wash. He dropf>ed unconscious in the King st. station while leaving the train and was rushed to city hospital I < where he was released later in the ! > Cuy. (Oeather Tonight and Sunday, prob ably rain; fresh south erly wind*. Temperature iMt M Hoar* Maximum. 61. Minimum, S3. Today noon, 59. RIDING NICKEL HOBBY John D. Keeps Fit by Passing Out Shiny Coins and by Eternal Golf BV K. M. TIIIKRRT TARRYTOWN, N. Y., June 18. —lf>4ibten are keeping the rich est man in Die world alt v®, John I). Rockefeller has two. Ha givan t,kru4 new nickel to every man, woman and child ho meet%—lncluding his rhauffrur, hla caddy and tile guards a; I'o cantico Hills. He plays golf every morning exrept Sunday. Thexe are the episode* that give him his only real enjoyment.and add zest—and perhaps years—to his life Rockefeller Is more feeble. But It Is significant of hla tenacity of spirit that ho has discarded the three wtueled bicycle on which he used to be pushed around hla private golf course. Every day he walks the entire distance of his nine-hole rour«s. And the oilu-r day he made the round in 12. Promptly at 11 o'clock every morn Ing there appears a little knot of at- tendants. perhaps a player guest or two —and a little thin man wearing long, baggy white trousers, a white ■ hirt with sleevs rolled up, tennlH shoes and a large white cap pulled down over his white hair. That Is John D. llockefeller, the oil king. "It's amazing how he ran drive the ball," said a guard near the gate at hole No. 8. "Yes, he's growing feeble, but hi persists in footing It around the course. And he's regular as clock work. You could almost set your watch by his appearance at this hole. It's always II o'clock. "New nickels? ' I ve been here two months now. The first time he saw me he asked me how many children I've got. I told him five. 'Well,* say« he, that make* seven in the family -here am seven nickels.' "The other day he gave one of the workers a nickel, and then ho says, 'Young man, do you remember exact* ly how many nickels I have given you?' And the fellow says, "Yes, sir; Just 75 nickels.' And John D. says, 'Have you still got all of thern?' And he says be had every one of 'em. " 'Well,' say* John I>., 'l'm run ning short of new nickels, so you bring me those 75 up at the house, and I'll give you other money for them!' " Taxi drivers In Tarrytown think John Ij. doesn't keep any money in the house except nickels! One of them was called to drive a woman member of the household to the rail-, road station, and she paid her fare in new nicklLA The Seattle Star Entered » Second Class Matter May I, lit*, at the Postofflca at Seattle. Wash- under the Act of Cnnrre«« March I. 1»7». Par Tear, by Mall. $5 to |» CASH, FAITH GONE! Bronner Says Ger mans Bankrupt in Funds, Hope of Future Good BY MILTON BRON'NKR r.EKLiN, June ii.—The Germany of today is a bankrupt nation. It is bankrupt in more ways than the mere matter of an Inability to make Its Income mulch Its expenses. Other European nations are bank | rupt In that particular way—France land Italy, for Instance. j Ilut (iemuiny la bankrupt In hope :and endeavor. It Is bankrupt In vim iund rent of living. It is bankrupt of faith In the future. AVERAGE GERMAN CANNOT SKE PKACK The average German of today—the fellow like you and me and Neighbor Smith—can hardly see a gleam of hope ahead. He Is rid of his expen eive kaiser and the other minor kings and grand dukes and princes He Is rid of a great expensive army and navy. He Is rid of conscription. He has a republic Instead of a mon archy. But nowhere docs be see unity or peace or satisfaction. Politically Germany Is a house not ( <>nly divided agulruct Itself, but many times subdivided. There are politicians who dream of the rentomtlon of the monarchy. There ore political parties which dream of bolshevlsm. Even the so cialists are subdivided Into various parties with their various repre sentatives In the relchstag. CI.ASH CONSCIOt SNESS NOT BANISHED Cl»rs consciousness has not been abolished. It has been Intensified. It is not now the proletariat against the aristocrat. but the worker against the war profiteer and, In an - other sense, the town dweller against the farmer. If the German la fairly well off, the Htate takes much of his estate and of his income In taxes. If he Is (Turn to Page I, Column 5) POSSE STILL HUNTS MANIAC With unsla'kened energy, Sheriff Matt Starwllh's deputies continued their search Saturday near Lake City, whither, late Friday, they had * trailed the supposed maniac who Friday morning assaulted and choked Kathleen Collins, 10, daugh ter of Mr. and Mr*. Carter, of 89th st. and 12th ave. N. K. Confident that the man they are pursuing 1m the nam* person who early Friday fired into horn*** north of 85th st. and shot at a fitage driven by Walter Elliott, on Greenwood ave. on three different occasions, the dep uties announced their intention of re doubling their effort* thruout Satur day to capture him. Since the man hunt wai begun, early Friday, no new activities of the marauder have been reported. Meow! 3 Newcomers at Millionaire Club Three new members joined the Millionaires* club Saturday. Whltefoot, a big, black tabby, the official mascot of the organization* is the proud mother of the triplets. M. I). J chanson, manager of the Millionaires' club, re|*irta that the club still needs clothes for the un employed. COMB: BODY'S ° GOT HIS GOAT Somebody has Attorney Thomas Byron MacMahon's goat. MacMa hon accuses Jack Pratt. In a typically MacMahonlcally brief bill of complaint the lawyer Saturday morning demanded $ll5 for his loss. er development of the yard is essential if the fleet is to give maximum efficiency. Naval experts rank the proposed pier a primary need. •T 1 HE U. S. senate-house conference committee * struck out the $500,000 appropriation. The item should go back into the bill before it passes. IF Senator Poindexter, a member of the naval * affairs committee, should receive a hundred, On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise SKATTIJS, WASH., SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 1921. Strawberry Crop Piles Up in Seattle! * * * * Ruin Crates of strawberries piled high in the Seattle tvholesale district. This scene is typical of the surplus crop which is accumulating in Vuget Sound cities, and part of which will be a total loss unless house wives come to the rescue by canning more than they .ever have before. Inset is W. H. Paulhamus, the head of the great Puyallup canning enterprise, who is now seeking to siving Seattle into support of the new co-operative cannery. With the canning industry back on its feet, future deluges of berries or other fruit can be handled and the farmers insured against financial disaster. DEMPSEY GROWS MORE SERIOUS Doesn't Consider Fight a Walkaway ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. June 18 —A lot of folks have a sneaking Idea that Jack Dempsey Is Just a wee bit contemptuous of his op- I ponent in the big fiicht. I I Don't you believe it. ! 'Talking with the champ and watching him, you get this idea: That Dempsey has learned a double barreled lesson in the danger that lies in over-confidence and un der-estimation. That he learned the lesson from J ess WUlard and Bill Brennan - in different ways. That he figures Wlllard fell partly because he under-estimated Dempsey and that he himself came mighty near falling because he didn't take Brennan as seriously as he should. Jack has a high opinion of Georges Carpentier and he isn't backward about admitting It. "Carpentier's a tough fellow, all right, and I'm not taking any chances," he says. "How many rounds do you figure on?" "Well, I don't know," he an swered. "You never can tell. But If I can keep my chin out of the way— *• The sentence was left unfinished. And Dempsey wasn't smiling—as he usually is. It was serious medita tion. For Jack takes the Frenchman seriously; as n skillful boxer, a hard hitter and a man able to take pun ishment. "pooch" T>onovan. noted Harvard trainer, says Champion Dempsey needs better sparring partners and bigger ones. Jack McAuliffc says Dempsey's wind is bad and he needs some fast road work. Some say he needs flesh, others insist he must take off some. Some say he's try ing to box. others maintain that isn't it at all—he's rushing too much and leaves himself open. Jack Auerbach, Salt Lake City, who staked Dempsey when he was first starting out. said he figures the $12,000 he bet on the champion Is safe. "Dempsey looks 40 per cent better than lie did at Toledo," says Auer bach. "He's bigger and stronger, and ha# learned a lot since then." * * Threatens Great Sound Industry • • • OTRAWBBRUIKB! Strawberries big, luscious Western Washington strawber ries—ln crate*. in boxes, in bar rels, held until it can be deter mined whether they are going to be canned, or preserved, or pur chawed by the thrifty housewife! Strawberries—tons of them—• in the Port Commission dock. Strawberries —-acres and acres of them reddening on the vine, held aa growers wait to see if the market drops any farther. • • • This was the situation Satur day. A riot of red strawberries, a n»'Rflon'n splendid crop, which may s|>ell the doom of a great and new Washington Industry. And all because the season has been too productive, the market glutted with the delicious fruit, and Puget Sound with the can ning industry not quite prepared to meet the situation. That the strawberry crisis points to the vital need of main taining the great co-operative I*uyallup cannery was pointed out Saturday by W. H. Paul hamus— the famous "Paul" of berry and fruit culture fame. "With a big fruit canning es tablishment here, producers will have Insurance against market vagaries," Paulhamus declared. "The present situation in the strawberry market emphasizes the necessity of a cannery to take care of the over-supply of berries at the height of the sear son. "If we are going to build up a prosperous farming community, we must assure the farmer a steady market for his berries." Alcohol Poisoning Feared; 3 Men Held H. A. Dahl, 32, sailor; Pat Cyphert, 24, in borer, and George G. Hammond, :16, machinist, were in city jail Sat urday on liquor charges, following arrests by dry squad officers Friday. Dahl and Cyphert were arrested at 2117 % First ave. Friday night, and two bottles of denatured alcohol seized. One empty bottle also was found and the two are now being watched for symptoms of the poison. NEW YORK, June 18. James Sheasgreen, entering his own office at midnight, couldn't convince a prowling cop he wasn't a burglar. When he finally did, the cop saw a quart of hootch on a desk and i pinched hlio. * * * ACTING MAYOR A HERO BOLD Saves Beautiful Lady From "Burglar" Acting Mayor Robert B. Hesketh w»u» the hero of an early morning house robbery Saturday. As ex officio commander-in-chief of the police department, Hesketh was driving home at an early hour in the special police machine assigned to the mayor's office. At N. 45th st., near Kighth ave. N. E., a scant ily-clad, beautiful woman dodged out in front of the car and shouted, "There is a burglar in my house!" Hesketh leaped out of the ma chine and dashed for the dwelling. He found a window open but no sign of the intruder. The house was oc cupied by two women and a child. Fearlessly searching the grounds, Hesketh came upon an inebriated gentleman, overcome by the Juice of the grape, reclining under a tree. Scathing cross examination elicited the fact that the devotee of Bacchus was a respectable resident of the neighborhood, that he thought the house was his, and that when he discovered that his key would not fit the door he tried to clinib thru the window. ifrsketh took him home, two doors below, confirmed his story and left him to face his Irate spouse; Sniff! Sniff! It Is Movie Day for Booze It was moving day in police dry squail headquarters Saturday. Stills, moonshine, whisky, home brew, grupo and all the various products of Seattle's stills were moved to the federal prohibition offices. The sight was enough to make an old "soak" delirious. Passers by sniffed, paused and sniffed again, stopped and stared. With regretful sighs the crowd watched the forbidden brew depart. But the odor rtill remains. HOW FISHY THIS SOUNDS OSSININO, N. Y.. June IS.—John Mont forte. Sing Sing inmate, fish ing thru the prison bars, caught a 17-pound carp. Guards had to open a Kate and help Montforte land the fibh. or a thousand, or a hundred thousand earnest letters from people all over this Northwest urg ing congress to build this pier, he would have a powerful lever to force action. Letters and wires to other congessmen and senators also would be valuable. For, after all, the voice of the people back home is heard in Washington. Let's make it a shout * * * * * * GEORGE WASHINGTON AND ST. PETER COME TO JUDGMENT HERE Oeorge Washington and St. Peter were both on trial In Jus tice of the Peace C. C. Dalton's court Friday afternoon. St. Peter was a taxi driver and Oeorge Washington, a negro boot black. said to have evolved Into a bootlegger. Against St. Peter (whose initials are J. K) the charge of operating his taxi without having filed a bond was dismissed when the Metropolitan Tajclcub company assumed the obligation and paid $lO. Washington's benefactor was Matilda Logan, who arrived In court announcing: "Ah'm not Mrs. Washington, but Ah 'spects to be " Thru the trial she wit unmoved while Oeorge explained that he found his still In the woods and had obtained a washboiler full of corn to make refreshments "for househol' pupposea." But Matilda's eyes widened when Washington frowned upon her as the Judge said: "1250 and 90 days In Jail." "Talk up, Matildy," commanded Oeorge; "ef you wuz In trubble Ah'd bust a lalg for you." "Judge." responded Matilda, "he don't know nothln' 'bout dat quart do sher'ff found. Ah had dat fcr mah pusaonel use." "That's different," agreed the court. "Oeorge goes to Jail for 90 days, but he needn't pay the fine." Two Peruvian Girl Hikers Arrive Here Two beautiful Peruvian girl hikers dropped In from South Aniorica Sat urday and paid their respects to Act lng Mayor 11. B. Hesketh. pressed In kluikl and carrying lißht dunnage bags, the girls have been on the road for lti months and have traversed five countries. The party Included the MlHxes Juanita Kalcon and Ev elyn Darr. Their next stop Is Van couver, B. C. Another party of daring girl hik ers constated of t lie MiKse* Laura (leart'n, Floaty Jewett and Hose Kav anau ifh. They obtained a letter of introduction from H«*«Ueth t«i Mayor Itolph, of Ran Franelaco, They will tramp down the Coaat, advertlhing Northwest product*. F7™ /lATE H EDITION TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE NORTH PERIL TOLD! * * * Explorer's Ship Is Disabled in Ice; Dangerous 'Mush' Made to Siberia SAN FRANCISCO, Cal- Jupe 18.—Capt. Roald Amundsen, the Arctic ex* plorer, who left Alaska last fall, with the intention of freezing his ship into an ice blockade and remaining in the North seven years in an attempt to prove that the currents carry the ice blocks across the North Pole, has been rescued at J£ast Cape, Siberia, by Capt. Peterson, of the schooner Herman, belong" ing to the H. Liebes company of San Francisco, fur dealers. AMTNDBKN PARTY TAKKN TO NOME The Information waa received to day by the Lichee company In a tele gram from Captain Peterson, who, after rescuing Amundsen and his party, made a special trip to bring them back to Nome, Alaska. The dispatch stated that Amund sen's ship, the "Maude." had been disabled and left übandond In the ice near Serge. Siberia. The Amund* sen party, after great difflculUea. made their way over the ice to Si beria, and finally down the coaat to Kast Cape, where they encountered Captain Peterson. After much difficulty Captain Amundsen finally secured a crew at Nome last fall and went to Herald island, where, according to reports from Captain Peterson, who brought word out, the boat was frozen into the Ice according to schedule. The new position of the boat is said to indicate that the Ice had already taken him a short distance when hla vessel became disabled. A number of years ago, tn eon- Junction with the United States gov. eminent, the Liebes company had a numhpr of casks with messages In them frozen Into the Ice near Herald Island. These casks were found five years later on the other side of the North pole, apparently Indicating that the currents forced the lco across the North pole. Amundsen decided to make the same attempt with a ship, reaching the North pelt In a novel manner. Captain Peterson rescued Captain Bartlett. who was making a similar experiment for the United States government a number of years ago. Bartlett's boat, the Karluk, was fro zen In at Herald island. It was crushed by the Ice Jam and was lost. Captain Peterson rescued the sur vivors of the party. Hesketh Say# He'll Sign Cabaret Bill Acting Mayor R. B. Hesketh will sign the ealiaret ordinance, he an nounced Saturday. Advocates of th® measure feared that Hesketh might veto the bill, because, agatDßt hi* vigorous protest. It was made more lenient than he thought advisable. He said later he would try to hav* it amended. TACOMA—K. J. Christian, of Murray, killed when he touches wirt carrying 4<o volts electricity. MONEY cannot be picked up in the gutters, but it can be sanely and surely earned by small investments in The Staf Want Ad ser vice.