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i ESP AY. AT T f.T*ST X
JTHERS
Dl BATTLE
WITH AX
One Reported Dying in
Bremerton Hospital;
Other Defiant
MUCMKRTON, Aug X— Km
■HI Kurfman. a Infer, la dy
tag ta Km Brvmrrton ttoomU
bnapital aa a rmolt of an argu
MM with hh bnUxr, charles
KarfMan. who, a la illr|ri
atrurk kin on thr hml and
| Itllliii with an ax. IS mil**
fna knr and nmr Olftoti, la
AMmm county. The (1(hl look
Ttaw In Ihrir aMn Humhj
Charle* Kurfman. It to by
folic* official* hrrw, U Kitting In hla
Mbln near CUHon. with a MO*. defy-
Ins urono to ooma and '»<*" him
According to William Steward,
•ho vai with the m»n at the lime
•f lh« ufunxnl. the brother* began
a drunken oner Sat unlay night,
at which time Gmmftt attacked hla
ibw»b«, Churl**, with a knifa, «tat>
Mas him twice but not •erloudjr
TV argument name to a cUtnax
Monk; night. when Chart** knocked
Raoftt to tha (round and than
Struck him with the sharp «l|f of
iaa ax*—one* on tha head and than
«*> the ahouldar.
No uiMaim n? reti,»ered tha In
brother until Tneeday morning
When he «u taken to tha Bremerton
'hospital Hospital officials report a
frtrturtd skull with no hop* (or his
•OTtVal.
The two brothers hars been etn
P*o> ad «a loners by a company at
lOtfton.
i Their father. James Knrfman. an
■ording to Bremerton offlclala, was
Wet and killed In Alaska a taw year*
MO Their mother la living at Port
Orchard.
rred Fata, deputy sheriff for Kit
•ap county, declared Wednesday thai
fee would capture Charles Kurfman
providing he was givrn a warrant.
Authorities of Kitsap county de
clared that they wiu take no aotkon
■nleas the sheriff of Mason county
tails to make an arrest, declaring
that Mason county Is not within
their jurisdiction
Neighbors of the <3l ft on district
declared to Bremerton police the
last cutting was the result of many
"Saturrlay night" drinking orgies
hold tn the Kurfman cabin every
Week. Th«re has been no official of
the law to hinder their wild parties,
ft M believed that the Kurfmans
■ate their own moon.-Oiine liquor.
M, Ooh! Skinnay—Lookut! J]
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CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT, SEATTLE STAR, PHONE MAIN 0600
How New York's Little Italy Learned
That Caruso—Their Caruso—Was Dead
BY HENRY!.FARKELL
(United l're« Staff Cor
respondent)
NEW. YORK. Aug. S.—
Thru the narrow,
dark, dingy street* of
"Little ItAly," made more
squalid and gloomy by
low-hanging black clouds
and a curtain of rain, a
courier of death rode
yesterday with the mes
sage: "Caruso is dead."
7 oday in
Congress
J MSI Mill kMH Iffiwlwn
rwuiiM eNUniM lindipilloa
law >k«ir« Ibu f.daraJ r—m
MlrS ly dtarrlmiaaiHl mum tr*
niltml Kiwwt sllh Uownw
lummr •( ih« bwl HhrfuM l»
tafe* UH ataa*
Mocm
Ware u4 maeaa coaHralttaa iwti
wtMi 4r«ni>i u» las raviMes Mil
lia«lfrUl'» fummillo roatiaeM
ik la>]ulrr lata Nitailu ItWr altite
um
MM AT*
|M»«< es lavtaiaitna la Wla« earl
cellar* relief ani«n flaal lU|«
Haarlnf* oa AmaHcas vaiuailos a«4
• mMrio propuaal >• the l«r>ft Mil
reattnaa bater* fiaanca .ommiiiaa
Taaa«a*tf aaod road* Mil euaai4arad
by paati»m<w »«ir«liwa,
Oil Barrel Bursts
Two Persons Hurt
Two war* Injured when a freak
•ip! onion occurred Tuesday after
noon In th« Hart A Hart garage.
tIOO Stanley st_
Harold Jlart. member of th«
firm, was severely Injured on the
legs and body and an unidentified
girl passing tha garage was hit by
flying staves and boards, when the
barrel exploded.
Sand Bag From Plane
Plunges Thru House
DKNVKR. Aug. ) - Two persons
narrowly escaped daath here lata yes
terday when a heavy aand bag broke
loose from an airplane at a height
of t.MO feet and crashed thru a two
story residence. Tha pro jet tils com
plately wrecked one aide of tha roof.
The courier was Giu
seppe Vantresca, native
of Naples, who bought an
afternoon paper, turned
his produce-laden truck
around and speeded home
with the news to the old
mother who knew the
great Caruso when he
was an infant
Barefooted urchins, de
serting the water-flood
ed gutters where a fleet
of cigar box boats was
sailing, spread the news
up and down the streets.
FLAMES SWEEP OVER
FAMINE-RIDDEN LAND
Bt CAM. D. (IRO.IT
(I'nllnd Pit* Mad CVerrepomWit)
ItKKU.N An t— llimn an
nwplni famine and pUgu«*rl*
*n UUtrlrU In Hlhrria. arrant
lag to rrporta rmrivnl harr to
day.
Ttiase reports wara tha first trull
cation that the famine had iprrhl to
Siberia, l-lras broke out In the tun
dried field* and aw*|A over thou
aarxis of acres, hug* rlooda of amoke
obscuring the aklea and adding to
the despair of tha hungry refllfree
A dispatch received today from
fUg* quoted Senator Joaaph 1
Ktmiww. of Maryland, who haa Just
finerrM from Moscow. aa anylnt
that famine conditions In Rusda
•rare unparalleled. but that the pow
er of the soviet government was not
killed He was surprised at tha abll
ity of soviet officials to maintain
their organisation.
Twrmy million person• are threat
enad with daath by famine while tha
HrlUsh and American rmrnmrat*
are vaguely offering asatstan<*e un
der Insid'.ous terms which are meant
to be tha death blow of sovteustn.
according to a Moscow wlralsas
picked op hars.
a bediuoni and part of anottx* mom
It mlwd Mtaa K M. Cattle, of Kul
100. Mo_ and her aister. Mra. R. H.
Kelthley by a few Inctiea.
VANOOI'VKR. Wash -J H. Cof
fill, property owner, charges thai
city council members are getting a
rake off from contractor* la renewed
paving activities.
THE SEATTLE STAR
Fruit venders left their
stands, merchants forgot
their customers and
joined in a procession to
the tenement where the
lone paper had already
lieen torn to pieces by
the anxious people. Old
women, with skirts knee
high) paddled thru the
pools of water in the
street to two big rubber
coated Irish cops who
stood under a protecting
awning at Sullivan and
Prince st
It k|ipMM to Ihe worker* of th#
world to asalsl starring lluaala. Tbla
nvinifNilo, iMurd by ihr Third Inter
national#, waa algiml by radicals of
It different aailonallilaa. It urged
■uctOT to prevent lb«tr lonrn
meuts from taking advantage of
ltusnlas jutrm to overthrow th*
■ovMt
• • •
BT RI) I. KKKN
(I nlterf fnw Maff l arwpon*nl)
liIMWN, Ai|. L Amwtci'i
food army la slrvady nwUUvd,
rssij for Ma Invaaian of mW
Kuala to reUava lb* famine rlo
Lima.
Kupplle# ut stacked high In food
warehouse# In central Kowj*. and
th* doom will b# oponwl an soon aa
iho nortol officials release Amerl
can prisoners. in oronUno* with the
lb# United Htatea. I.jrman
llrowa. In chart* of the relief work
hor*. said today
Brown la du* ahortly In Rl(i to
confer with Mulin florky. noY»llat
and hssil of tbs Ituadu organise
lion.
As soon as th# American tarms
are fulfilled. Including agreement to
th* food, administration's "bill of
right** In addition to release of tha
prisoner* active r*llsf oparatlona
win start. Brown sakl
"1 do noi antlcl(ait* any hitch In
otir preliminary negotiation# with
th* bolshevik! at Rlga>" oaid Brown
"I egpcct we will probably f**d
IMO 0M W» ar* figuring now on
Ih* nimbr of transport# nnwnary
to transport th* fond from our ware
Iwtwdi to tha famine dlatrtcta-'
"Is Caruso dead ?" they
risked the two big cop
pers, who have come to
be accepted as the official
bureau of information in
the settlement.
"That' 9 wnat the pa
pers say," they were told.
Then the tears came.
They expressed them
selves in Italian wails.
They crossed them
selves, said a prayer for
the dead and then trudged
home dejectedly thru the
water.
TENOR'S MOTHER
WEEPS ON BODY
"He Is Not Dead! He Cannot
Be!" She Cries
BT CAMIIJA CMNTAItRI
(Untied {'mm Hlsfl Correapondeot)
NAriJW. All l-"H* Is not
il'sif lie cannot b* rtradT
WUi this rry. th* agrsl mother
aI Knrlco Canng throw Iwfwlf
across hh boaly lada|, aokMni
and kissing his rhock. Tin* who
wllnMnt Ih* heart rrndlnc scan*
were affected
Th* r*malna of th* groat singer
i looked singularly lifelike, and upon
1 entering th* room hla mother lm
mediately roahed to lb* bod. cryln*.
"Ha la not deadr
Th# mother *nt*red th# place
where her son lay by way of a lan#
forced by police thru tha Immense
crowd of mourners assembled In th#
simcta. waiting for lb* funeral cor
tega.
• # #
N API .HI. Ang. J.—Mnarno*
for IjirnYi Ctnisi thronged the
»Uesta about the Itetrl slwi hla
My lay today and pat od slowly
paat the rhorrh of Mania Maria
tirarta. where hla funeral inaaa
will be held.
Kvery hour appsar»<l to Intensify
th* grl*f of th* world at th# death
of Its moat celebrated alnger. Cable,
grams of condolence ram* to th*
ertdow. formerly Musi Itorothy Park
Itanjamln. of New York, from both
hemispheres
folic* lines were established ha
for* th* hot*l to control th* throng*
which stood for hour*, bareheaded,
gazing silently at th# white walla of
tha edifice In which their beloved
Caruao'e heart had ceased to heat.
Xflundreda viewed Caruso's body aa
H lay in state today.
Tha widow waa report od to b*
bearing *p wurwtai fully under the
ahork. Bb# probably will return to
Now Tork aoon after th# funeral,
N a plea and all Italy ar# In deep
eat mourning today. Flag* wer# at
half staff and many buildings were
draper! In black crepa. Bujanoas was
virtually suspended.
Caruso's Fortune
It Over a Million
NAPI.RR. Aug. I.—Enrico flaruao'a
win. drawn In America. In 1»1».
Irttni a frrtune of approximately
10.M0.000 tlrr. It waa Mated hero to
day. (At the present rata of exchange
tbis would amount to ft.l M.004.
Normally It would amount to about
M.000.00m
The will makoa bequttrta to all Ma
rtIaUTM.
HERPS MORE ABOUT
CUT COSTS
STARTS ON PAGE ONE
u> the poor.
Aa part of Uwb plan, the agri
cultural kadm are nmMfrlni a
drlomlmd figtit fcr retention of
Iho nmi profit Lax In Um rrrr
nue bill
Should bun—id Ixtlcm be phr
rd on tbe average man. or the
formal Income tax not be rahir
ad, Uin Mom probably will do
msnri continuance of the profits
tax. which up to a abort IJmr acn
wwd certain to be dropped,
i Tha tax propoaula of Becretary Mel
| lon. which call for a reduction only
| of the taxea on wealthy corporations
l anil Individual*, with the exception
of the repeal on soda water leviua.
has aroused the lr« of the farmer
representative*.
Representative 1-Year. Hepresenta
tlve Yogng. of North Dakota. and
other members from the Middle Wost
f|>dny denounced the suggeationa that
ederal taxea bo placed on automo
biles and bank chocks, and that the
pontage rate he Increased to 2 cents.
In the senata, Senator Capi>er,
Kansas, one of the leaders of the
agricultural bloc, has stated hla In
tention of fighting any pluna to re
duce taxes of Jhe wealthy unless
those of the poorer classes are cut
proportionately. He favors the reten
tion of the pxcOMs profits levy.
"The chief effort of certain propa
gandists seems to be toward freeing
big Incomes from a greater part of
their tax burden nnd Institution of
consumption taxes that would have
to be paid out of wage* and Incomes,"
said Capper. "The man with a mil
lion gels more social service from this
government for himself and hla prop
erty and paya relatively less than
any other .American citizen It Is the
man with the 12.000 or 13.000 income
who Is the star spangled American
taxpayer. And nobody Appears to
wish to deprive him of this noble dis
tinction."
May Accuse Movie
Start of Periurv
PROVIDBNCK R. 1., Aiiir I.—!
Perjury charges will be filed against
l'e»rl White and Crane Wilbur,
mnvle stars, If authorltlen find that
they fulled to comply wllh the real
denre requirements for divorcees In
this state. I'earl and Crane were di
vorcwl within two daya of each other,
i I'earl denies that she Intend.* to nutr-i
ry CnuM, |
FREDERICK 6? NELSON
FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET
Cunning Little
AWK Panty Dresses at $1.50
WW® npwo styles in these prac- Kefreshment
" no petticoat" the
\ Dresses, one .as pictured, in C » *
/ Delft or medium-blue percale, rOUntain
r nf—blanket stitching in LiUflcH
black or white—sizes 2 and 4 .
years- Another style in pink . 1 r «t-
I / \ ~ . . ' . , j Ks quenchers, nour
\ A LM ° r UC checked drjnkl and M
JWiULT girigham with bands of con- the delightful concoc
*y~*f treating color for trimming— tions of fresh fruits
,r I • sizes 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 years. with ice cream are daily
4 Low-priced at f1.50. delights at the Foun
* -TUB DOWf&TAIR* STORK THK DOWNKTAIRi?
• BTOKK
Remaining Lirws of Sleeveless Styles and
Boys' Straw Hats other novelties in
Reduced to 45c New Sports
MOTHKR will make very attractive savings in Jackets
choosing for little fellows from this disposal . * in 0 P
offering. at SIU.OD
The Hats are of soft, flexible straw in roll-brim "RESIDES being sleeve
style, in White. Brown, Navy and Black. less, some of these
About ISO IlatA in the offering, redueed to 45, in »°^t
each. —the downstairs store TTiey are fastened only at
top and are finished with
round neckline and Bus
ter Brown collar. In
Seamless Bed Sheets emerald, bi** and cardi
« f , _ . nal flannel with white silk
at $1.15 and $1.25 Each i>nmg.
and seamless Bed Sheets of a ,^ ew Je . rßey ,
medium-weight quality that wears well and laun- re.sembhne fiir'at Tuxedo
Hers satisfactorily, priced low as follows: front, large pockets and
240 Sheets in size 81x90 inches (before hemming), cuffs—white on brown,
15. emerald or black—are also
240 Sheets in size 81x99 inches (before hemming), priced at 910.85.
• ' —THE DOWNSTAIRS
f1.25. STORK
50 Pairs of Cotton Plaid BlankeU sSngs'slfoop^
at $2.75 Pair A VAILABI.E In Cordovan,
Medium-weight Cotton Blankets, in assorted plaids of stocking Cuh
pink, blue, tan and gray, size 64x76 inches, 92.75 faaMoned boot of pure thro*
»Uk and wide elastic hemmed
P« E » —THE DOWNSTAIRS BTORB top; reinforced heel and toe.
bUea IVi to 1»—fl.OO pair.
—THE DOWNSTAIRS
r— ——■ ———_STORK
An Assortment of
MI. &£££.
Keduced to 50c and 95c - 35c
DECIDED savings are presented by these prices "VTade with elastic at top and
on Black Cotton Bathing Suits with trimming Bloo ££ iTlLfSr"^^
of red or white braid, or circular stripings of white low priced at ss«.
-reduced to 50c and 95c. ~l{?<=J>°wnotaim
WOOL-MIXED AND MERCERIZED LISLE
BATHING SUITS, with broad stripe of purple Misses'
gold, reduced to 9185. Three - quarter Hose
-THE DOWNSTAIRS STORE W
— 50c
CHOICE of Cadetblue, Brown,
Lifbt blue and Pink tope In
IN eWI these three-quarter Stockings
f»i ] tt *| of white mercerized cotton.
r lowered Voile Dresses gg 7 * 10 Th *
in Extra Sizes, $5.75 - ' -SK?r£ owlwtaim
NOTABLY attractive value in these Dresses of =:::::::sS=:s::^^
sheer flowered voiles in Copenhagen, Navy, * 0% .« M n\
Taupe, Gold, Rose and White—with the long revers //
and loose side panels becoming to the full figure, and // / tt
vestees of embroidery or organdie. $ "ft
Sizes 42i/ s to 52V t . (( I M
Low priced at —the downstairs store \ / jj
New Cretonnes
Present Charming Patterns
at 25c and 35c Yard 40-piece Dinner Set
QUAINT old-fashioned allovcr floral printings, bird . ....nv
and flower effects, lattice and floral stripes in de- J\ . x attracti\e cot
lightful array; also glazed chintz effects for slip- white, '"weight
covers—in colorings light 'or medium for chamber or semi-porcelain —in the
living-room use. Widths 33 and 36 inches. Priced at Colonial shape pictured.
25f and 35f yard. The Set consists of:
• Dinner Plates
• Pie Plates
New Curtain "Marquisettes I Sauce Dushei
at 35c Yard • Saucer*
1 Sulad Howl
Ecru, ivory and white in this new shipment of i vegetable Dish
evenly-woven Marquisettes, with the broad woven } piatt™**
borders that save hemming at sides. Thirty-six inches Priced at 96.50.
wide—3s< yard. —the ikjwnstairs stoke ~ store ° WNSTAI118
Boy, ll;*Girl, 13, Try
to Become Married
SAN FRANCISCO. July With
their entire fortune of 50 cenla
clutched tightly In the hand of the
prospective bridegroom.- iJiwTence
Mihonat, 11, and Helen Davla, 13.
who eloped from their homes In Ortv
vllle, several d.iyx ago. were picked
up by the police here yesterday. The
youthful couple had been living In
an ajArtmcnt house since laat
Wednesday. They will be returned
to their respective homes.
VANCOUVER, Wash.—City covin
ell to advertise for bids for construc
tion of firxt unit of municipal dock
ing system.
Twenty thousand wimples of Co
lumbia Brew were nerved ut Mir
i chant*' ion Kverybody waa
li>ickled.—AdvurUsemeul.
KITTEN USES TWO
RATTLESNAKES AS
MERE PLAYTHINGS
EtTOENK, Aon ». It Isn't
often that a young kitten ohooaaa
a couple of rattlesnakes for play
fellows and attempts to catch the
rattling tails of the reptiles be
tween Its paws. but the kittle* In
the Deadmond Kerry district, near
here, «eeim to be exceptional, ac
cording to the report of J. Melby,
who a few days ago killed two
angry rattier* near his home after
n passing neighbor had called his
attention to such antic* on the
part of his pet feline.
Melby declares he Is going to
'r>ilii the cat for championship
honors.
VANCOUVBR, Wash. School
teachers' i>ay raised flO * year.
Grill Housekeeper
on Poison Murder
CHICAGO, Aug. 3.—ln connection
with the triple pact poison mystery
of Schiller Park. 111., Mrs. Mary
Demroar, housekeeper for Kred
|" Kolie, who, with hia wlfa. waa
found dead wltii large (luantlties of
ln hia body, waa questioned
Tuesday by v the state's attorney.
Mra. Demmer continually protedi
her Innocence In the affair.
Oregon Veterans
Plan to Come Here
According to a letter received by
Jules Markow, president of the
Washington organization of the 91st
Uivlslon association, Oregon's Sl.st
members have decided not to hold
I heir reunion, bul to attend the
Washington convention, . held htn
September 6.
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