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N*w»r«i*mr *»• l»rrru# Am. aa4 t'ntt»4 IVMi H«r* lr% Trapped in the Clouds What would you do if you were nearly a mile above ground in an airplane that sud denly started to fall? Would you ro to pieces or would your presence of mind save you? This thrilling experience happened to E. G. Leonhardt, air mail pilot. The story is going the rounds among aviators. Last January, Leonhardt was flying cast thru a terrific blizzard, 4,000 feet above sea level, lie was over Pennsylvania, crossing the Allegheny mountains. Suddenly the taper-pin on the elevator-control of the plane sheared off. Leonhardt was in the same predicament as you would be if you were driving a car 60 miles an hour and the steering wheel broke. The mail plane broke into a series of dives. Running wildly, like a bucking broncho, It shot up again, then dived head-on toward earth. Leonhardt's brain worked like chain lightning, lie unloosened his life belt, squirmed down t« the break—and used his metal Kveraharp pencil as an emergency taper-pin. Another few seconds ... he had the mail plane under control, and was gliding to safety. Some years ago. at Findlay, Ohio, an oil well was being "shot" A long lube, filled with nitro-glycerin, was being lowered down the pipe. Suddenly the "shooter" heard a rattling. A pocket of gas had opened up down in the well and was blowing the tube of explosive into the air. It would drop to earth and explode before the shooter could get away. So, with remarkable courage and presence of mind, he knelt over the hole and as the tube came oat, hugged it to him and fell orer backward. There was no explosion. * * * Similar stories of exceptional presence of mind arc told in nearly every factory and in every industry. You recall the school-book story of the Uttle Dutch boy who, finding a hole in the dike that kept out the ocean, plugged it with his finger and stood all night, preventing a flood. The reason we all like these stories Is because it takes an emergency to bring out the real man. The brain, that private office that controls your body, when it is confronted by an emergency, either goes dead or works like greased lightning. What is it that gives one man presence of mind in a pinch, while ahother Is par* alyzed and helpless? Belgium's Foreign Stocking LlUI* Belgium ha« reached the half billion mark. 1m francs, in brr Carrion luTfwlnirnl*. A repot t to the department of wmmnrw by Commercial Attache Cross at Brosseia. thows ths Bel gians are placing their spare cash hi Industrial entarpi Uea well mr lha face af the globe. China, Africa, North aai South America share with other lands the Ml ml owing sense part af their da vetopment to Belgium's little pile. Mr. Craa says: The iral of Belgian capitalists baa its srlgia In Um nation's need far foreign purchara ta sustain Ha home in- Mrlm. But, AaxriMa are aat as far-sigh led aa the BeJgiana. Americana are leaa willing I* help themselves than the Belgian*. Americans are more Ignorant of the fundamental facta of Inter na tional trade than the Brtglana. Othetabe. Americans would fot law Belgium's exaiAple and mid larewt in foreign securiUe*. Belgian francs used 1a buy s» rarities in Mouth America help Booth Americans ta purchase glads hi Belgium. American dollars used ta pur chase European securities would help Europeans ta buy goods in America. Trust In the world"t industrial recovery is easenttal for America's awn recovery. We have only two Smiths left is tongtena, \chich may explain why lltiy are so long beating the sttordt into plotcthare*. The thim my was discovered hy m fat woman walking faMt and Hopping tuddenly. A Colonial Secretary? No! WVf «»«•* J • m v w» There comes now a proposal that the government add to itself a colonial secretary—a cabinet min ister to handle all our relations With our outlying dependencies. This can be said against the proposal: Once established, this cabinet Job mould become prrminrnt and Ihr department Mould crow larger arid liricr, It U tin lnriHth|« way of such jobi and such de partment*. The American idea has been to administer the affairs of fore!en people* only where It becomes accessary and for only aa lone as It Is necessary. We always have held out the promise of In dependence. In the case of Cuba we have made good our promise. Once a permanent cabinet of fice Is created in this connection, our promise would go by the boards. It is not the way of government departments to ad minister themselves out of their Jolts. When prosperity does knock at tome drrirs it can't be heard be cause of the knockers inside. The argument against auto* try ing to brat trains over crossings it that often the rare ends on a tie. Hays says people hare a billion dollars hidden in old stockings; but there isn't much hidden in the neto atoc kings. , Sugar prices no longer are un canny. ft* The Seattle Star By mall, ant af efty. Ik pmr «i*ath: I m«*n»h* II It: t 9tTI; T«ar, |k •• in tha mat# ft W««hHi|to*. Out aid • *»f tlta •tat». I9e pmr mtißUk |i I# for • «r |9 M p*r tmi. H/ wrrttr, ally, He a The Musical Financier Gen. Chart** G. Dawn, who as ilmlor of the kiript, haa ihe champion headache M>, ha* writ ten mm mutic thai haa hvi pat •at this month by ana of lha talk ing Machine c—ipanlra. It's called, -Melody la A Major/ ■ad n most ha rather gaod mult; for rrits Krrlaler, the vteUalsl, ea» sented to play II far the phoas graph record Dm ww. «h* mm* vu Irate af Mm CklM|t Grand Open m» HV, ptari OM|k Baikal Instru ments ta substitute an nay oca •Ion in mm of Umw country town birii such a* gave PmUml Harding hh first fame beyond ih« Immediate horiton. ■ Hay be I larding and Dawes roold get ant a comet and a violin, respectively, and pat a little Jau Into congress. It's a good thing for the ronatry that Ma director of the budget, who will try to bring order eut at thaas i« L'ncla Sam's finances and pat the brakes on spending, has something like music aa a safety valve or bobby. Where the average financier would stick ta his statistic* '!l hours a day and soan get ta tan gled up in Ihcm that ho wouldn't produce much except unreadable re port*. Dawes ran grt out his fiddle and. drifting off In melody, gel better perspective on hla Job. All work and no play makes Jack a Jackass. The man who hasnt a hobby golf or plnoche or amateur pho tography ta glv« his brain and body recreation—ls close ta the advanced stages of dry rot. The late J. P. Morgan, It was •aid, conceived many of bis trans portation projects in evenings when hep layed with toy trains of car*. If you hsven't a bobby, you'd better grt one. Music Is the hobby of Flnanrler Dawes because music is nothing but a cultured form of mathemat ics. Mathematics suggest* finance, so we earnestly recommend that Bud geteer Dawes take hla fiddle Into senate and house and scrape off Some of the classical selections that might curb congress' spend thrift ways. For Instance, "Over the Hills to the Poorhouse." Or, "Money Am the Root of All Kill." Or, "When I Had Money, I Was Craiy to Spend." If these seem to be getting in their work, switch over to: "Sate I'p Vour Nickels and Your Dimes and Your Rocks, and You'll Al ways Have Money In Your Old Tobacco Boi." Thn man \tho standi around vailing for something to break usually find* he does. ifo^l shapely girls regard bath tng suit* as dry goods. Rome men get enjoyment out of their homr- out of it. Anoth'r thing that look* smaller going than coming in trouble. A square meal still costs a round tun u At a man tlnkt to t« hit C 4r t * * * a e e • e e Puh!l*h.4 Dally l»y Th» Rt«r PuMithlnt CS »»*•(!• Mala MM. LETTERS TO EDITOR Another Jail Experience Editor Tho St*r I am much.lnter- Mt«l la ths letters published br your paper about the conduct of the Seattle police I cams to Seattle, after asDiag my property and business la Tsrnma. with about |;.S"O. intending to make Seattle my borne. I am married and have two children. Thraa vhlu mo I was arreatad at 11 p. m. at my homa and plaoad la a eaU oo as open charge. They would not accept ball, bat kept mo there until t could prove my Identity. two day* Wter. The first night waa spent In a lent cement room with about It other men of all types, mostly dope fludi end drunk*. 1 had lo sleep oa an lion slat bed without any covers or mattrem. The ptace waa 111 raaalllng and the drinking water and lavatory were simply Impossible to use. The n**t morning they placed some mush and milk, port of a loaf of bread and some coffsa on the floor, and we had to run and grab what we wanted. The other Inmates seemsd to hare been broken to It. for they curbed and grabbed all they eould. 1 went without my breakfast. The North End Slugger Editor The Star: Just a line of comment on our "police protection" which we on the north side outskirts sre getting. Knr more thnn s week P«u>t a young fellow bus been terror Ixlng our women end children. Four raaea of assault, ons almost fatal, have occurred and when the police • ere phoned for each time (INK po llceman was sent out on a street car, over an hour after tlie crime was reported. Of course one man canned very easily surround another man. so the lonesome cop takes another street car home, Now the other day a bank clerk or messenger was robbed of 1:6.000 and promptly, as tba papers state. C. M. T. Camps a Success Editor The Btar: The corps area commander has directed me to thank you most sincerely for your imself- Ish snd patriotic efforts In behalf of the citizens' military training camps. Thru your assistance, we were able to obtain all of the results possible In the city of Reiittl*, notwithstanding the difficulties w hlch had to be sur mounted. Seattle more than dou bled Its alloied iiuota tier population, and, duo to your efforts, we were Has Book Printed in 1668 Editor Ths filar: It Is with inter est we have noteil the attached arti cle upon the "Oldeat Book in the United States." We have a book entitled "The World Conqueror," printed In Lon don, In 16G8. which has been in our immediate family since 1780. or 141 Wants Carmen 1 Kditor The Star: The pay of street railway employes «wa* raised some time a»o, to meet the coat of living when It was at it* highest. Ir this rate of wages, which, I am told, Is considerably above the scale for similar work elsewhere, Ih respon sible fj>r our high car fare, now that Our Impossible Streets Kditor TTie Star: A few dsys ago there appeared a letter In your pa per relative to unimproved and Im passable street* In Seattle and the cause was laid at the door of non residents and vuijant property own ers. While no doubt they are responal ble In a great measure, I think they are somewhat of u Oodsend at the present moment to put the brakes uu cipciidiiuru* until w« u< t cu TITE SEATTLE STAR WASTED nv im. wim.iam K. barton "UK month* a«" I waa rtiling on f|j||L a fiu.t train. I V nMh notion! a dog ,hnt rMn u * w a! JlpL with ni'inMclnf f (jj Tha dog U*ed VI oft a farm. and i.'lij| tha faimhouito Jk PJJ\ out aoma dia i\A unra huck. Tha to run toward tha tram whm It flrat entered tha farm, and a* tha (ruin gained upon him. ha altered hit tourM to a parabolic curva. By tha lima tha train reached tha end of tha Wide field, ha wa* will balnnd. but allll running. Ilr ran ao hard ha did not aa* the dlt' h at tha extreme and of thj field, but fall Into It. crawled out, and atood burking aftar the train Than ha trudged glofttr borne wurd. A fow weak* tatar I had oc«e*len to go again on tbat Hum* train, ami I chiACtd to N nUUny f»* nam* aid*. Tba name dog emerged and rait In tha aama curva end fall into the nam* ditch and stood cura ing tha train, and th»n turned and walked lack home. I hiiv« known men »h» d* the nam* thing. They conalder It tbelr •pecial prtronllvi to run out and Unk at particular innovation*, knowing. a* tbey mu»t know. that tt will do no particle of good. Now. for the maa who eonfionta *n evil end boldly m»k<» tin pro li»t, »v»n tho he t« Ignored or prrwciHrd or miflftM. I l>*ve only word* of prate*. Tne future belong* to htm. Comiag geaeratlona will rkae up iftil to., b'*n ble*e*d. Out the i a •'» ather men who merely run mm. aM bark, and go home and grow 1 ia4 who never gat an> where e» ■pt tn»o tba ditch. There la ao vvtue la that kinJ of perforßiai>>«. They ehould atop and Inquire, first. whether tha train la not mind mg Ita owo buetnea*. aad aatting them a good aaaiuple; aarondly. w bather any amount of rhaawg It wit) do an; good, and thirdly, what they would do with tha train If. par chance, they should aterlaka Ik llut that dog will run after that aame train till ha haa rbaumatiaa to hie avary eenlla Joint; or unlU aoma day the (all into tha ditUi breaks hta aeneeleea neck. That night waa rpant la the aame way. Tha next day. about It a. m. I waa taken and placed In * hat waa called a bull pan. It waa a large concrete room about l« feat long aad II feat wide, bad a dirty etnk %Ilb a broken water faucet oa It la an* oornar aad a lavatory aipoeed to view. of LmpoaaXUa dcauipuoa. next to It. There war*. T Judge, about IT s«a ta there la all atagaa of dmnkaoneaa aad dope. Bom* war* uatng mar phln* *vea while In ther*. How tliey got It 1 do not know. The floor wa* of concrete. There were no chain aor benchaa ta ait upon. Oo* muet either eland or all upon lite duty floor. And from th« condition of tha floor I *u forced to ramaln standing un UJ 2 |i m. that day. when I *u told I could go. my wire bavin* been Mnwfrrt and Identity proved. If >ou oar* to have any proof of wiat I hava written. Ju«t run an ad in jroor paper and aak for Plus X and I will aland back of what I have written. I am leaving this town for Port land In two wrcka. I bar* bad enough. Thanking jou, VLVS X. OTrr IM motor cops and aoto poMes am iwnt out. Hca the difference? What an awful crime to rob a mea acnger! sut whnt doea It tnattir to our bravaMTilef Fearing If our wive# ara slugged and assaulted? Thou narnU are spent on drugging the lake for Mm Mj honey but nothing ran ba apent to protect the Uvea and honor of our wives. If a lady on Capitol Hill had been aaauultrd would Bearing aeod MM msn to catch the culprit? Of course wa pay taxes for pollca ptt/tectlon. but Wf hav» n"t the monay necessary to demand our rights and get them. Your* truly. It. D. UARDNKR. 1142 40th Ave. N. E. able to srouse Interest and anthuat a«rn to the extent that thaaa cam pa are succeeding. Inasmuch a* these ramp* ronstl tut* a vllai part or the war depart ment's plans for the reorganisation of the military establishment, you have played a mint Important part Sincerely yours, \ A n F.MKRT, Mnjor, Infantry, T>. O. T„ Assistant Adjutant. This makes tha book 151 years old: or It j«ars older than the book re ferred to In The star of July 14. The book Is printed In old Engllab and Is very hard to re«d. Very truly youra, D. E. MAIUtIOTT. «1» 20 E. rine SL t'« Pay Reduced the cost of food, clothing, ate., la lower, why not reduce oprratlhg ei penses to a point that will permit a lower fnre? The present rate (a a serious bur den to many, particularly those who are not working. ON 15 OK THK UNEMPLOYED. gineerlng department that can build streets and a street department that can take care of them. Until that happy (lay arrives the tax and an Hoawnn-ut payers of this city would do well to pasture the streets and take to trails. We hove all kinds of flamboyant speeches by aspiring mayoralty candidates blannunlly as to who they will nppolnt chief of police or dog catcher, but ucvcr a vUoucc Uo From the Congressional Record 10 THEM THAT IIATII At auma othar tlma during the preennt day or on aoma other day during tha <]•-tato. I Inland to an awnr tha aanatnr frutn Montana (Mr Mvera) aa to the Buffering of our Connor soldlera and aa to whether or not they ere an much antltlad to ra llaf aa are tha railroad*, to whom we ara going to glva $ 500 100,000, or tha ICurupcnn nntlona. to whom w« ara going to glva 114,000,000.000, or tha Junketing trip, to which wa the other day gave 15,000 without a wotd wa have of changing tha personnel of tha board of public work*, tha body that ha« to do wltb tha wretch ad condition* prevailing In improved Uintrlcl* of tha city. Ho thua wa may huve In rharga of ona dopartmont a man who rati guaaa within twothlida of what a thing will coat whan completed, thut l» 95.000,000 on a 115.000,000 project, ' and wo may hava aoma parudo "la bor leador" or aomeihlng else at tha head of another department. Mo»t Improvad city «lraaln today ara woraa than od country roada, and aa for pavad country roada thara le no comparlaon. Itlghi here I wtab to aay It la a totally unne<-ee»«ry expondltura of public monay when the euprrlntandrnt of etraate poeta notice* tnformlng mo torlate of the city limlta on the va rtoue highway* entering the city un laaa he dona it for publicity, g* a Mind man can tell whan he blta'the clty'a "corduroy." I bav* in mind Ba»t Marginal Way, a comparative ly new Improvement. How long will patient people euffer while their money ia being equandervUT Again I aay If what wa have la the beeit timuer available, for good neaa take leu cioaa up shop. Tbla la no Uma U> mince word* CHAR KAiimtn. M ■ .M /'# W/v HtBTORy or THE RED MM SERIES 2| I * #il *-4 BY "otrtAM" man » When Columbus discovered the redrace, Kc discovered ff ¥ • u»ho differed from all others. They sang dif ferently and danced differently. Vhey were just as B Human, however, as the white race; but the Spaniards did not concede this and stuck to their opinion until the Jm SUUs Xjj**sp dominion in America—until the United, necessary for a pope to decree a few"years VHH *^ ter lht beginning of the conquest that the Indians (m IHH were of the human race and worthy of conversion. - n The Spaniard reasoned that God gave Christiana M r tm dominion over all animals and everything else. They' took to conquest like a duck does to water, and slavery 1 M WM # product. , lilliHi I - The Spaniards of today no tonger seek to £ist& tha "l HUHU conquest and the enstaving of the Indians.- They realize* ■Niniß that lt WM unjustifiable. They have seen that tha' minds and morals of men are changing for the betterJ Mm are learning better to distinguish right from unrong?, flwm In ethtr wards, men et« progressing, for'this is a day of prof* *—*• I" *""• •*** **"• •Pkit it is net strange that tht House nIK|H '4Hr of Spttchtls should add to its lint a nttu tin of Cord construe- ti«n. Tht statt of ptrftctaon attaintd in this hi* handaomt tire rtfltcts tht idtal behind its manufacture. is Built to Effll and dots—in pcrformanct as u*U as tn appearance* wa£ECBm u THE SPRECKELS "SavWTIRE CO. ~ BON DIESO. CALIFORNIA". OUR BEST ASSET IS THE SATISFIED CUSTOMER ltl i* , ' , * ,, i' | "ii"'mMii'iw»immiwininiiinn—iiMwmiHHiuinißiimiimiiimiiMnuMMlMMUMi—Mwwn——«a———mMI THE SPRECKELS "SAVAGE" TIRE COMPANY FACTORY BRANCH 918 East Piko Street Tha Tyre Sh«p M 7 B. PUm SI. WH«M Ohh tl UafrmHr SL Chai—■'» Ttrs Shop It* K Nil St BnAf At>li I IM7 12th At*. Otumbla Tip. Stop U67 RtWw Am Owrjiilwu p»»» IIU DnwU Am N«w Method Tif» Shop till WaatlaJ.. «*•» »*?• Wajr Narthwest Tin Step 114 R, Pflta St. «L» - - „ j~, N«bcn Tlr» Shop 53U iMn Am Probst Tir# o*. «« hJ St. TiP. A. till 72L!i w.. HtmicaJ TW4 RabW 0». IM Hun St. Ai2»Vft?KkZ nit - * .. _.. Metropolitan Garage »SI» ITfUi Ara Mm*', *Ve She? * n ' Bl ■* If** N>w l'nKfr»l y (jaraga Cap. R4S b and Br—kly lnSra AiU c» ... Tenth Aran, Garaga lUJ2I IKh A»a. KS . Terminal Gurmga Cap. Jackjon St. Ul Western Am T. M. Patrick SUwulke;'Vfe*. „ Doufiiu * (be Tiro Jurgceos, Snuccbw, of oompUJoL— YVaUon (b 1 Ua. e e e A rODT OP ftOIAMONft Will the *»Mu'or b» good enough to I*ll ni» how the committee on the jiiiHrlnry «f the eatiat* ever felt qualified (o aijhetlluta their Jimlk ment for the Judgment of the phyal clan an to ilia amount of win# thai a phyalcla* might preaortic for a pa ti»nl?-*<l«nuU>r Hpenccr 01), Mo. e e e A merottn ijoit oonivA Mr. Bpe«ik»r, reserving tha right tn obje. t. and I al.all not object pmtrld "d tii" gentleman from Maryland (Mr Hill) will it ccotu pany th.it editorial with tha aconunta of hie parade In tha Haltlmora American and Hun, la *ua of. the fifth day of July. I»J1 giving an account of hi* Wing mounted on a tntlk white chat-gar riturrhlng at tha head of 172 Jaded pruhlbltlon proteators. -llrp. Llati ton (1>). T"*. REMARKABLE REMARKS Jmsm mualc In a jAJtzy way la tha only thing that appeal* ta Church toera today.—Andrei* K. Rule, Krtenda University Profcasor. e e e An Frgftoe lit at work, and the people ara looking forward ta a long period of pea<Hugh C. Wal lace, former American aoib*»xaUot to fianc* a a • People ara »taring away from church baoaiwe they leant nothing They bear things they elraady know.—The Ilev. Dr. Henry Hloant Coffin. New York i l»i|jaun e e e Wa ahaii hair* a prima am a*' long a* the proOtaar sets an evil example to the petty criminal—Th« I lUv. Baxter Waters, Kansas City clergyman. I Poem^^,?! j&uu&ub. FROM THE WOUNDED BY BERTON BRALEY , We don't mint chwrt when w» hobble put-* W« nerer aaported the r.heera to laat; But afwr the country mad* a fu»a Concernln' the ihln** It would do for ua. It klnda eeem* that Ihere'e eomethlng mn>nf Or we wouldn't be waltln' quite ao long For Ui« thins* they promlaed u* lon* «;>-< Soy, dop t you they're a trifle alowT We «dn*t Ung«r or wait at an ' W In Joinln' up at our country'a e*H, And wa wasn't alow-In doln' oar ttant When we walloped the Heinle* at the front Hut now that the war la over, aay. It aeema to u* that thin lore delay In payln' • part of the promlaed debt Ain't Juat exactly what w« ahould get! We aiot erpectln* bo rounln' cheery Rut even after a couple o' years. Toa'd think thla nation we battled for Would atlll remember there wee e war. And after a while, perhapx, come thru With aome of the help that It promlaed t4 And In the meantime, we hope end plaa And hobble along the beet we can! *r«prrl»ht. 1111, bf SeettU lUr) Try This on Your Wise Friend Arranfft the following letters to form a popular prov erb: aadefrhiillUnoorssttttt Aaawar ta yesterday'*: T divided by .T Usm T 4JrUtJ by .t. WEDNESDAY. JULY 20, 192 T.