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MONDAY. JUNE 20. 1921.
JOHN LEWIS NOW RIVAL OFGOHIPERS ' Announces Candidacy for Presidency of American )- Federation of Labor PP!NA'KR, Colo., June 20. John f I„ l#wli, president of the Totted I Mine Workers, today announced his | candidacy for the presidency of the I American Federation of lwiljor. ■ 1-ewis* announcement was made lahortly after report* that a $lOO,OOO fund \*as being u*ed to Wurther his candidacy was brought ■oo* the attention of the convention, illoo.ooo CAMPAIGN | I1M) IS ( HAUtiKD r "1 have decided to permit my P name to t»e presented to the <*onven f flon as a candidate for president of 1,, the American Federation of I*abor." ■ Th© challenge of Uewis was imme- T f diately accepted by Samuel Oom -pera, for 30 years head of the labor union movement In America. "My name will go before the con- T ventlon srd it will not be with |Y drawn." Oonapers said. jr \ l«ewls had previously told his cloa / est backers that he would not an Bounce his candidacy unless he had •nough votes pledged to insure his election. John S of Idaho brought to the attention of the convention the charge* regarding the $lOO,OOO campaign fund p Leheney moved that the conven tion appoint a committee to investi gate the charges. ;.J The convention was unable to con > eider his motion, however, because a previous motion of adjournment, whkh had the right of way in the p convention's proceedings, had been ' |p, made. The adjournment motion was !is; President Samuel (tampers altho there was a large chorus of "noes'* from those who desired, Wg that immediate action t>e taken on H Leheney's motion. r "I am of the opinion that no cor« m poration can place one dollar among ■ delegates In this convention and in I, fluence the action of the American I Federation of I Abor," said. "1 am oppoeed to Oompers. hut this . convention cannot rest under such a cloud." he declared. L The convention adjourned until 2 30 p. m.. when tlaere wa* every indication that the squabble over the £ alleged SIAO.OOO campaign fund will ■ prohabty bo brought up again. I FKOTKST ATTITUDE ■ 'OK WHITING BOAKD ■ The American Federation of La ■ bor today protected again*! the at ■ titude of the new United State* ship ■ p,ng board toward union labor. Andrew Furuaeth, head of tb« ■ marine worker*' union, presented a ■ resolution declaring A. D. Lacker, M head of the new shipping board, bad j declared for an open shop and that agent* of the uAlon would be pre vented from viaiUng docks and ■. chips. The reaolution commended the anv p men for their stand In refusing to ' accept "such persecution." "The shipping board, while hiding I behind a smoke screen of union hate. . Is torpedoing the merchant marine I and sea power of the United States." I the reaolution declared. , The convention gave the reaolu tlon a unanimous vote. The convention adopted reaolu tlon* favoring: Providing for appeal from decis ions of the federal civil service of ficial*. I'rglng adequate housing laws. Resolution* advocating equalisa tion of right* of white and negro worker* In union membership* were considered, but action waa withheld and the measure* *. Nt hack to com mlttee. • • • Closed Shop Win* in Railway Work CHICAGO, June 10 —Advocates of the "closed shop" won a victory before the United States railroad labor board here today. The board announced that repre sentatives of the majority of the J*men In one craft may draw up work ing agreements which will affect all members. Since unionists sre In the vast majority, this is a ruling In their favor, It was Interpreted. The decision wa* handed down In answer to a query by the following employe* of the Missouri. Kansas ft Texas railroad and the Wichita Falls A Northwestern: Steamship clerks, freight handlers, express employes and station workers. WHITE SHOES AT BARGAIN PRICES We have just purchased, for CASH, a larjye ship ment of White Shoes, and, while they last, we offer these strictly seasonable Roods' at the extremely low prices quoted below. They are all hijrh grade, STRICTLY FIRST QUALITY in every way. Come early while we have your size. These Pumps and Oxfords are of White Canvas uppers, leather soles and heels: Olrls' and Women'* Pumps. Mimes' Strap Pump*. walking heels; dJO ■ walking heels; An j « sizes 2H to 7 tPCttTt) Hlaes 11 %to 2 ... «pZ>4d Olrls' and Women's Strap- * Pumps, walking d>n QC Children's Strap- . A« QC heels; size* 2% to 7 Pumps, sizes Olrls' and Women's Oxfords, walking heels; £0 QC Infants' Strap- A« /\/\ sizes 2V4 to 7 Pumps; size* 5V4* aUU The following two styles have rubber soles and heels. They are of the so-called Sport Oxford type, having walking heels, and are trimmed with white rubber over the instep: Olrls'and Women's £0 A C Mlswes' Oxfords, Ai QC Oxfords; sizes 3V4-7 »0 sizes 1114 2 $1 <<i/D SEE THEM IN OUR WINDOWS! The Symonds Shoe Co., Inc. 316 Pine Street WEDS HIS ADOPTED DAUGHTER AFTER 50 YEARS OF ROMANCE !/>NIX>N. June 20 Fifty years ago Mr. and Mrs. Toulson, of Nar rognte, adopted a girl named Beetson. then 10 years old. Twelve your?* n»ro Mra. Toulson died. A frw days ago Toulson and Miss Hereon wrrf married. Hp is now &8 years old and she In SO. WANTS ALLIES TO QUIT RHINE Lord Curzon Would Evacu ate Seized Region PARIS. June 20.—<1 re.it Britain and France, sitting as a Jury, failed again Unlay to determine Germany's fate. The conferences hers between Lord Puraon and Premier ltrtand mine to an end with the l T ppcr Silesian situation and the Rhine cus toniH barrier unchanged. Lord Cunon argued strongly for dissolving the customs t>arrier. de daring that Germany hs« shown her good faith by making the first rep arations payment. "Good faith." retorted Brland con temptuously, "hasn't paid us a franc yet" The British representative told Rriand he was convinced the allies should evacuate Pusseldorff, Ruh mrt and Dulshurg and give the Her mans full freedom in paying off their debt. Lord Curaon also outlined British opinion on the final division of Up per Silesia, declaring that the plebi scite vote should be followed by awarding the Industrial regions to Germany. Both were left open for consideration by the allied supreme council, which probably will meet in mid July. The conferees, however, reached agreement regarding the Near East With the approval of the Italian gov ernment, a note was sent to the Greek government proposing that It should consent to a peace with Turkish nationalists, to be arranged by the allies. The basis of peace. It was stated, would be Substantially that proposed last winter In London, calling for withdrawal of Greek forces from Asia Minor until nego nations were completed. "Big Tim" Murphy Is Now Deserted CHICAGO. June 10 —The cam of "Big Tim" Mujtihy, labor and politi cal leader, charged with participation in the Dearborn Station mail robbery, wa* before the federal grand Jury to day. Murphy, whose friends have ilwert ed him. still Is In Jail In default of $lOO,OOO bond. Prices in Seattle Show Marked Drop Surveys completed be the retail bureau of the Chamber of Commerce show that the regu alrrtglunetaol show that Ute regular ruling prices of 100 articles In common um> sold In Seattle are from IS to 30 per cent cheaper than they were a year ago £lks Plan to Take Over Mountain Inn For the purpose of acquiring the mountain *lte, more than 100 mem ber* of varloii* lodges of th» Elks of the stale gathered at Paul Norton'* Summit Inn, the highest point in the Snoqualmie pa.se, Sunday. The Inn, If secured, will be used aa a recrea tion ground for members of the or der. Tractor Parade to Tour Farm Section* Twenty-two tractor* and a lone procession of accompanying vehicles will form the Fo'iiaon tra< tor dem onstration caravan that la scheduled to ahow In mora than twenty towns In Washington during July. The caravan will demonstrate how to mo torize the farm to the highest do- KTee. Lieut. Gov. William J. Coyle will head the tour, sixmkfnj? to the varloua communities on the value of motors on the farm. Amundsen to Receive Fund* to Refit Ship CHRISTIAN!A. Norway, June 20. , —Roald Amundsen, polar explorer, will be granted his request for 300.000 kronen with which to refit his (hip. according to a decision of the storthing. Crocker Is Back to End 3 Years' Fight With His Children NKW YORK, June 20.—Richard Oroker, mightiewt political bos* New York ever had and for 17 year* the crowned chieftain of Tammany Hall, la back from Ireland. "I am her*." he Maya, "to fight tho.se boy* of mine to a d«Md cinder," Orokrr and his Cherokee Indian prlno'f« bride. S**iuoyah. are de fendant* in si* aulta brought by Croker'a nona, Richard. Jr. and his brother ItowanL FAMILY TKOIIILK FOII SO \KAItM One of them Is for an aorounting two other* are for moneys a I letted to have been advanced by son to father, the amounts being $125,000 and s*n. 000; two more are for the recovery of Westlnghouse and Wabash rail road stock. alleged to br owned and loaned by Richard to his father, and the sixth Is for all*g«d libel Croker says that the family trouble la of .10 years' standing, but that hi* irnnN begun bringing it to public attention only after his marriage to the Indian princess, when he sud denly withdrew a power of attorney from Howard so that he and hi* wife could manage their own affairs. He says: "I withdrew Jhls power of attor ney only after I had been convinced that Howard was using it contrary to the best interest* of all con earned We did not blame Howard so much," he adds, "as we did Rich ard." CKOKKR IN I H.HTIKTII YKAK The present litigation. In Croker'* ROth year, is the afterm*th of an unsuccessful attempt In April. 1020. to have him declared Incompetent. His children were the complainants In *wom affidavit* they charged that he whi incapable of managing Ills own affairs, and complex y un der the domination of his wife, whom he married in 1914. The circuit court in Florida, In whieh these affidavits were filed, granted an immediate Injunction which restraint him from disposing of any money, securities or real estate In Florida, and his wife was enjoined from disposing of his prop erty. Croker's son Howard mud* ap plication as "next friend" for the ap pointment of a conservator, guar dian or commute* to take full charge of h!( father - * 110,000.000 •••late, In eluding the chow palace iSlennuin. in Sandyford county, Ireland. and hi* vast properties, valued alone at 12.000.000. at Wml Palm Beach. According to the children'* story, their warm-hearted father changed in a few tenths after hi* murrlage to the Indian girl, to a "morose. In different. feeble old man. with dyed hair, an absolute dependence on his new wife, and practically with hatred for all hi* blood kin." They accused Mrs. Crcker of trying to alienate t' elr father's affection so that she might be the recipient of his for tune. CHILDRE.VB CHARGED ABE DENIED All of the** allegation* were de nted by Croker and Ms wife. At the nnt hearing he Introduced evidence to prove that hi* wife wu a Ml** Beul&h D« nton Edmonson. born near Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, In I*J5 Her father wax a Scotchman, he said. und her mother waa the duugh ter of an Irishman and a Cherokee On the Indiana roll* Mr*. Croker'* number wu 167 M. She had studied music In Boston and become a teacher of mu*lc In New York when Croker met her at a dinner and re ception. Contradicting this evidence. Cro ker'* children testified that she was a full blooded Indian of the kee tribe, and painted a vivid pic ture of a "fascinating young worn an'* Influence over a very old multi millionaire " S STATE FUNDS RAIDED S automobile transaction*. It will find itaelf confronted with several day*' work merely searching the records for the machines thot were bought. The cars, themselves one may see on the street, but It Is another mat ter finding out whut public fund was dug into to pay for tbern Governor Hurt's car. with his son. Ansrn, seated at the wheel. Is a familiar sight, but there are probably not a d'wn f>eo(»le In the state who know Anson churges his gns bills to his father's offlco expense, and that a sparkplug was puld for out of the state timber protection fund. Half the people In Olympla will tell you that IHO.OOO of public money was spent this spring for automo bile* for state official*, but It has taken me three day* to find the rec ord of spent for air*. I have only Just begun the search. I have examined, perhaps. 5.000 vouch ers of ex ,>en.'<e. There are hundreds of thousands. AITO 111 SI.NF.HS GOES TO JIMMIE DAVIS Governor Hart'a cur in a Packard duplex wdan, bought April 2/> from the Pacific Car company of Tacoma. for $9,080. Thia i* the firm of which Jimmie Davis, chaifrnan of the houno appropriations committee, and a pow er in the legislature, m a member. Ij. I). McArdle. new director of ef flclency, got a Hudson phaeton on April J from the Pacific Car com pany. With full equipment it cost the state $3,139 90. its purchase wan the efficiency director'* first official ar>L His enrage bill for April 21 and 27 wjw $10.15 and for Muy 13 and SI was $10.35, paid hy the state to Wot ten McKinney, Inc., Olympia. Ed Clifford, director of the depart ment of labor and industries, bought with state funds on April 6 a Chan dler Dispatch with equipment, In eluding extra tires, tubea, robe and other accessories, for $2.623.08. This car. and u Chandler roadster costing $2,574 34, were bought from the Richardson Motor Co., Tacoma. The roadster was purchased April 29 for the mod leal aid of the department of labor and In duHtrles. Or. V. A. IJlrd la chief medical adviser. Two five passenger flulrks were Imujrht In March liy C. H. Younger for the Industrial welfare depart ment of the department of lnhr and Industries. They cost the peoflra, In i hiding equipment, the tidy sum of $4,328 15. licenses for these two cars and other equipment coating $61.06, were got from the Hronson Motor Car Co„ Olympia, the same firm THE SEATTLE STAR After a temporary Injunction bw*n granted Iho children, the cir cuit court appoint.,l L)r. Ilalph N. (Jreen, formerly In churn* of the uifHiliuil Ntuff of the Florida #tato Mom pit* I for the Innane, aw chairman of a commlaeion to te#t Croker. The xpcctallnt# made un eiamlnation of »<• blood and other #peeimenN, ntud led and conver#ed with for eight wn#eeutlve hour*, and ren dared a technical report that they found no evidence «»f mental deter ioration. WEALTH OF MATURITY IND Jt DQMRNT "On the contrary," aaid I>r. Green, we found a wealth of maturity and soundncM.N of Judgment, coupled with :in cuDlk'nt ntate of physical and mental preservation." Circuit Judge K. B. DonnH] there upon rendered a deciaion In which the court found Mr. Croker "wane and competent to menage his own affair# In Florida," and the tempo rary injunction wan dissolved. Thla was on July 12. Three day# latei the Croker# #alle«i for Ireland, but before they could hoard #hlp, they were #ervi*l with paper# In the all oaaea now pending. Croker told of year# of domestic turmoil, of the rclinqulßhment of a fortune to hi# ft rat wife and their children, of euhhc<iu«nt financial «mbarrn#sment end of appealing In vain to hi# eon. Kit hart. Jr. He *poke pathetically of hi* dead win, Frank, as the only one of hta offspring who "really wanted to use me right." lie HMid the preoent Mrn Croker belle\ed *he wuj< marrying a poor tnan. and addrd that when later he <u HI In bed. ahe, on her own Ini tiative, made a profit of I&6.000 for him. lie explained that he had been Involved In a con*tJtnt domestic wrangle for 10 year*. and that he finally came to a partial settlement of It by agreeing with hka flrat wife, thru their aon. Itlchard Croker. Jr . that he would allow her and their children an Income of 115.000 a year. He turned over to his aon. a* tru» tee. he said. eecuritlea that would produce an annual Income of about (28 OtiO, and the remaining $7,000 was to be made up by him. Thla «iim, to a total of $l6 000 annually, Croker said he continued to pay to the end, Mr* Croker'* (loath oc curring In 1114. "Then," ha said, "the trouble be Kan." Thru tha ault* now (tending Cro ker's children seek to recover money and property which they allege la due them. CKOKKK IIOK.N IN IKJ-:U\M> Croker wu< born In Clonakllty, County Cork. Ireland, on November 21. 1141. Drought to tha T'nlted States when 7, ha was edumted In the public school* of New York and later be came a machinist. In ISM he entered poll Una, and wtu> elected aa alderman In 1888. 1570 and 1811. From I*7l to he was a New Turk coroner, and from 1889 to 1890 he wa» clkj chamberlain. During his administration of thla office ho became the pronounced opponent of the Tweed ring and In a serte* of the moat bitter political fight* ever staged In America. Croker finally twit Tweed for rv nominal lon aa leader of Tammany, and wag elected chief. There he reigned fur 17 year*. After he resigned he returned to Ireland, atlll retaining his American ciUxenihlp. and wu Kranled the freedom of Dublin In 1907. During 1907 Croker wa* the owner of Orby. the rre.it three-year old which won the coveted blue ribbon at the Derby. . that sold the machines. In April Five Ford roadaturs were bought bjr F. H. Oloyd. commissioner of agriculture, on April 10 from the Central avency, Seattle. Including equipment, they coat the state 18.454.06. Mm. Jowephlne Proton, nuperln tenderit of public Instruction. certi fied a bill of $190.70 to the state on March 30 for one cord tire, rim. pair of snubbers. pair of shock ab*orl>ers, spot lisrbt, heater, flashlight and bat tery, r»t>e, whsln* equipment, mo tometsr, ipare rack and lujurajre carrier, but search of her vouchers did not reveal an automobile chanced to the state. WIIOI.K CATALOG OF AUTOMOBILES Four fords were bought by the chief highway engineer, J.ime a A. Davla. during April and M.iy. One, from the Hpedden Auto Co., Che we lah, coat $«5O Another, from John Kftvmer A Co.. Davenport. cost $647.85. A third, from the Bowen Aupto Co., Tonaaket. root |694 The fourth, from John Haymer A Co., coat 1729 19. To pay for this lnat car It waa to charge IROO to the motor vehicle fund and 1229.10 to the public Highway fund. L. L>. Crowe, of the grain depart ment of the department of public works, bought a IMA Onklnnd tour ing car March 26, from the Shlelds- IJvengood Motor Co., Yakima, for 1725, and two day* later Rot a Ford touring car and extra* from F. A. William*. Spokane, for $727 60. Krnest A. Saaborg, of the Depart ment of fisheries and game, at public expense, April 2», bought trpm the Ilronson Motor Car Co., Olympla, on* seven passengrr touring car, make not specified, with accessories, cost ing $2,446.88. Secretary of State firant J. Hinkls got a llulck from the Flronson Motor Car Co. on March 14. It cost the people $1,608 95. Including bumpers, extra tire, spot light, chuln*, lenses and swipe. It 1* sflld Secretary llln kle objected strenuously when he learned a car had been bought for him at public oxiiensc, but «iw prac tically compelled to take It, "becau** everybody wa* getting one under tho new efficiency administration." Attorney General l„ I-. Thompson drive* a Ford sedan that co*t the State S!>SI ,14. It wan bought March 16 from L. K. Titu*. Olympla. As In a number of other lo- Ktancns, an old car was turned In to help pay for the new. The at torney general's sedan cost $666 34 ca*h, $450 having *>« en allowed for old car. The fuel tiiat out.li a HUNTING FOR TAX DODGERS Expcct to Get $500,000,000 in National Drive nv raij'ii r. rorcn WAHIIINOTON. June 20 Nearly 1fi00.000.000 will he forced from ta* dodder# during the next 15 montha the treasury office hoped, thru a re newaJ of the nationwide drive to foroe correct payment of Income, profit# and Hperlal taxea. David If. IJlalr, commissioner of InterTuU revenue, today announced ihe government would nnd« rtako a renewed cotnpaign against tax dodg er#, beginning In July. Flying #quatl ron* of ta« detective# will l»e nent to all big cities, Blair etated. "Hpectal attention will be directed to the collection of the excise ta* on naleu by manufacturer#," he aaid "The tax on transportation, the ho called luxury tax, the Jewelry tax, the tax on toilet article* and pro prietary medicine# #nd the aoft drink* and admla#ton taxea ' "Where evidence In discovered tending to dhow wilful refueal to col Iloct and pay the tax, the policy will l»e to enter prosecution® and urge the Imposition of eitreme penalties." large sum wiw • Mowed on the uaed car Indicate#, •» In nearly every other Inetance, that the car 'turned in** was In good condition. On March 11. the attorney general got additional equipment for hi* new car, paying 141 71 mlnu* 141 additional allowance on the old mr April 1 In 29 hi* mi* and garage bill wan $32.90 at the Olymplu tianu:e f'fln and at l«. E. Titu« £T»nure, on April 27, he paid 14 more for a shot of cmuif, having hi* motor tuned and other tinker ing done. MiTN OK TTKKKP" ITKMS AKK I' A 11» Thee* are aMM of the car* that have been boujrht for state offi cial* out of the public treasury. The records In the state auditor's office show how many other* were purchased ami by whom. The state auditor, C. W. Clausen. hap pen* to be one of the v»ry few state officials who did not get <»r* thl* *prlng at public eipensc The original coat of the car Is by no means all the public pay for. Bllla for gns. repair* and (jnnvge rent ape liberally acattcrcd thru the •xperuie accounts of near ly all state offloeM. The governor'* gas bill la little short of astound Ing. tn spite of the fact that be has had very little use of the car hlmnelf the last few week*. The records show that Kenneth Hurham. assistant director of InJua trie*, of Spokane, bought 10S gal lons of giu* for 129 40 at the Ter mtnal Uaroge, Seattle. April 1. He tot two cord tires and two tube* meting 1114.10 from the Krank L, Hawkins Co.. Kealtle, April 14. I >T»r Ing the wmie month his Terminal (iumge bill show* 127 gallons more of gas at 21 cvnta. 2 quarts of oil at 20 centa. It quart* of Ml at 15 TOOta. labor on horn, tire fixtures. storaKc on lluick and *tom*« on Ford iimnunM In all to 15" Of. While Injrhjim buy* ra-i In tarn* quantities. other mate off i< la In and employe* buy their In drlho, a tan).- ful at a tlm». or lee*. often pitying more than the market price, their i-ipense tube show. Anson Hart and hi* father, the Kcvemor, frequently (ret (ni* a cou ple of time* the nme day. The fol lowing I* the irovernor'a auto expense bill for one month, March 3 to April I. a* «hown by voucher* dumped against several fund* In hi* office. It Is an Interacting study. I.OTS OF OAS TO KI NS THIS MAt'lirXK March B—4 Kal*. mm, 1 qt. oil | 2,53 March S—ls gal*. gas. 1 ml. oil 5.28 March t—lo gal*. k ; i> 2.50 March 8— 8 jniN (it* * 2.28 March 9 8 gal*. ga*, 2 qti. oil 2.78 March 10—12 g»l«. Ran, 2 qt*. oil 2.92 March 12—Steering gear, brakea, etc 2.(5 March 18—8 gal*. KM I.ST March It—s gal*. gas 1.43 March It—Wash and polish.. 4 (Mi Manh 22—10 Kal*. gas 2.85 March 24—20 pal*. km*. 3 qt*. oil (.45 March 24—Tlniknn .90 i March 2t—lo Kal* kb* 2.8,'! March 2t—ls Kal* kb* 4 2* Murch 2t Stop water leak.. .40 March 27—9 irnl*. gas 2.67 March 28—4 kbl*. gas. 2 qt*. oil J.il Murrh 2#- Shot of frnuie... .60 March 31 —2 Urc» HO 90 Mi lurch 31—2 tubm 17.R* | March 11 2 lirr ooveri 12.00 | March 31—1 mirror 4.00 [March Sl—l towing chain..,. 12.50 March 11—1 apot light IB 50 Miirah 11—1 wlndnhleld «wlpc 16.00 April I—lo Kali, gas 2.15 April 2—7 gala, gas 2.00 It will be noted that there wan no expense on March 21. Thin wan one of the day* when the governor (•harmed hi* auto bill to another fnnd. The following account «ui p;ild out of the Umber protection fund. March 21 Spark plug 11.00 March 21—10 gals, (as, S qts. oil 6 40 March 21 —Labor on car 1.25 Match 21 —8 gals, gas 2 66 To the name fund the following were charged: March 22 —5 gala gas, I qt. oil $2.40 March 24—fO gals, gas 3.20 March 25—Garage .60 "HFnCIRNCV" SO FAR HAS IIKKN KXPKNNIYti One month later the new duplex sedan was purchased for the gov ernor. As before, the expenses of the new car are charged to the Htate, but never paid out of the fund provided for the governor for his home expense*. His mansion fund—s62s a month—ls provided for the maintenance and upkeep of the mansion and for entertainment. It I* always drawn by the month, in full, In addition to his salary of $5OO a month, but none of this goes towards keeping up the car or buy ing gas. • • * Say* Meeting Not to Reduce Taxation OI'YMFIA, June 20.—Gov. Hart's muaoace to city and county tax olli FREDERICK & NELSON "Vudor" Ventilated Porch Shades Make an Airy Outdoor Room of the Porch —a room which may be used for a cool refuge when the mercury mounts, and, at night, as a comfortable sleeping porch. Vudor Shade* are scientifically constructed to keep out the sun's rays while permitting a free circulation of air. They lend an at tractive appearance to the porch, and are very serviceable, outlasting many seasons under normal conditions of use. Stained in soft tones of Brown or Green. Priced from $5.50 to $15.00, according to size. BAMBOO PORCH SHADES, in gre?n or natural color. 10 feet, $1.95 to $3.95. To attune the home to the spirit of the Summer months, there are special ized types of Furniture, which, at lit tle expense, may be employed to bring much of the airy charm of "out-of doors" into indoor rooms, and to con t vert porches (with the aid of Vudor Shades) into delightful outdoor rooms. New Sports Pumps Introduce an Especially Smart Combination THIS new Pump o' Biege Buckskin with full wing tip and quarter of Russian Calfskin —an attractive combination which will harmonize with sports apparel, in shades of brown. With flexible bench welted soles, snug-fitting arch, and military heel one and one-half inches high. Price $15.00. A Comfortable Street Pump of soft black Kid skin, is in one-strap style, with hand-welted soles and leather Cuban heels. Price $lO.OO. Flrnt Floor rials who gathered here from all partfl of the state today wm to be delivered at 1 p. m. No hint an to what the mearair* contains could be learned this morning from the rov- I'rnor 1 * office. Carl L Khuff. the governor's aec rrUry, said the meeting today had nothing to do with methods of low ering taxes. The plans for meeting with a special tax In vestigating committee, which la a aeparute body of citizens appointed by the governor last week, appar ently have gone aakew. This committee, at anjr rate. Id not here to meet wllh the city and county tax official* today. It I* understood some member* of the committer have refuved to nerve. Secretary Shtiff said thla morning he didn't know when the committee would meet or what the plan* were. The committee was originally ap pointed to look Into the matter of extravagances being practiced by state officials. > $50,000 to Alter New State Building OL.YMPIA, June 20. —Further ex-- travagant expenditure of public mon ey by state officials came to light Itere today, when It wa* di*covered thnt $33,924 30 had been *pent up to June 1. on alteration* <4 the new state Insurance building. It I* estimated that the total cost of alteiatlons will amount to $50,000. The Insursnce building originally was Intended to house the depart ment of labor and Industries, which Includes the Industrial Insurance de partment. Several week* ago. without au thority from the legislature, the gov ernor ordered certain alteration*. Tarts of the Interior of the building have been torn out and reconstruct ed temporarily for 'he governor's suite, aud to the department FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET Summer Furniture A NOTABLE offering of new Suits for Young Men, in the fashionable semi-fitted effect, one or two-button models, some double breasted, with flap pockets. The Suite are splendidly tailored from fabrics of good quality and medium weight, suitable for Sum mer or Fall. Lined with silk or mohair. In Medium and Dark-brown Mixtures. " Sizes |3si 36 [37 38 f39] 40742" Quantity - | 8 | 4 [ 6 j lljlt | 2 | 5 Special-$18.50. —Third Floor New Organdie Dresses TWO adorable little styles are featured in this group of new Organdie Frocks for tiny girls. One model is made with bloomers of the organdie, and frill trimmings, the other with large sash and dainty frillings. In Pink, Blue, Coral, Flame and Nile. Sizes 2 to 6, special —second noor U. GRADUATES GET DIPLOMAS Commencement Program Closes Today With the award of diplomas to J7B graduates. the Untverstty of Wash ington closed its annual commence ment exercises today. President Alfred Horatio Upham, of the University of Idaho, delivered the graduation address. A reception for graduates, faculty and alumni will he held by President Suzzullo and the board of regents on Rainier I Vista from 3 to 5. Traditions! pomp and ceremony marked the baccalaureate services held at 11 o'clock. Dean Shailer Matthews, of the University of Chi cago. delivered the baccalaureate sermon Sunday morning. The serv ices were preceded by the academic procession of faculty and fellows from Denny to Meany halls. Matthew Hill was elected presi dent of the University Alumni asso ciation at the annual meeting of the organization Saturday night. He defeated Thomas Murphlne by a vote of 211 to 151. Hill Is a graduate of the law school, class of 1917. He is a practicing attorney. of efficiency, state auditor, state treas urer and board of public control. The contract price of the building was 1828,170. An additional amount of $58,651 37 was spent completing the top floor, changing elevators and adding a mall chute, so that the to tal price of the building, completed and altered, will amount tu uyiuojd mutoly , The Fourth Floor Displays give sea sonable prominence to this Summer Furniture—the staple Reed and Maple pieces, and many innovations in gaily painted wood furniture and chintz upholstered fiber groupings Painted Sets and Swings for the lawn. —Fourth Flaar Featured for Tuesday: 34 Young Men's Suits Special $18.50 For the "Littlest" Girl Special $2.95 Sizes 6, 8 and —Third Floor SAVED COAI/3ATK, Okla_, June 20.—Her corset stays saved Gladys niusscn's life. While tending her father's Jewelry store, a demented Italian entered the place and fired two shots at her. Aside from a slight shock. Miaa Rasmussen was not Injured, th« bullets having glanced off bar «•(* i*#i ateya. PAGE V