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MAHONEY MURDER TRUNK was taken to lake! VOLUME 23 Home Brent: The wtfa of Capt. KMd <u IcrrUM when he railed her "my treasure." She thought be want ed to bury her. • • • BE DOESN'T MEAN C 9 Crawford White says prohibition fcaa brought forth many American Inventory—especially in the tome I brrw line. 3. • e • In a wHdinc notice the editor of the Erie fKaiv) Sentinel write* wmcemlng tile bridegroom: "He la caid to be a splendid young man." That's UHiwriaUw. and play ins It safe, an perhaps dMold always be an editor's CMHH In mentioning the bride* frown. But how would it sound If the paper said of the bride. "She is aßeged to be a nice girL" •• • J "Oet in debt" la the adrfce of Ixwis K. Swift, head of the Swift Packing company. His advice misfit be much more appreciated if he would only tell some of us how to S«t out of It. e e e VAENLESI PLASTER PCIJJER Wild and disheveled, watery of eye, and trembling of limb, he burst Into the dentist's consulting room and addressed the molar merchant In gasping tones: *T>o you give gas here?" "Yes." replied the demist. "Does It put a man to sleep?" "Of course." would wake him?" "Nothing. But—" "Wait a bit; you could break his Jaw or black his eye without him feeling It?" "My dear sir. of course. I—" "It lasts about half a minute. t can't It?" "Tes." With a war whoop of Joy and re lief the excited man threw off his coat and waistcoat "Now." he yelled, as be tugged at hi# shirt, "get your gas engine ready. I want you to pull a porous , plaster off my back." • • e 01 It OWN WHADDAYA KNOW ABOI T AMERICA SKKIKS 1. Wbo was put to work pegging ■boos at 7 years of age? I. Whenever you see an arrow what do you think of? 3. w'hnt la it a distinction to be known as? 4. What do you do when words fall. I What makes hard roads easy? « Bay It with what? • 7. What should you do at the first yf-nr: of rain ? * %. Who chases dirt? 9. "May t not?" Is the favorite ex presslon of whom? i • • • A New Jersey inventor Is re. porUyi as having Invented a de vice which makes change auto matically. Wilh price* as they arc. I his Invention should b<- al most as useful sh that non-re fillable bofUe which somebody L—• else recently thought up. • • • » Bill bumped against Frnnk while both were hanging to a strap In a phlnney ave. car. Hrown had a r'-d neslt mark on the top part of his nose that was Just similar to the Impression left by wearing glasses. Km n h— -Did you break your , glasses, or did you forget them this kgßMirnlnK?" r jjlll—"1 never wore glasses In my life." Frank —"How about that mark on your nose?" mil*-Oh, that's from drinking hooch out of % fruit Jar." • Tut* thi* on a uid mall It to j our nwrllwlnt friend* In (ho lv»»l. T«*H tliem that S«>- mUr* lilclio.l nriii|x nitun' Ail euxt 10 w.i* 7«. lowrwl wm 60. At noon August || II wm 83, Tonight and Friday, fair; moderate ursterly winds. BLAME GIRL IN KILLING State to Contend Madalynne Drove Burch to Slay Kennedy I .OS ANGKI.ES. ( al.. A tig. II.—A "vampire woman" who nought to force one of her vic tims to giro a name lo her un born rhild—that is the picture the state will draw of Mrs. Madalynne Obenrhain today In asking for her indictment on a charge of complicity in the mur der of J. Helton Kennedy, In surance broker. The auiliwltiea will al tempt to show that Mrs. Obenrhain Is to becotn." a mother aa th- re sult of her relations wilh Ki rv nedy. that Kennedy refused lo marry her and was shot by Arthur C. Burch. whose indict ment also will be sought. Aa evidence of the woman's great magnetism will be preeented the fart that Burch. whom she re ferred to aa only a "platonic friend" of her college days, hurried aero** the continent in response to a strgle telegram which I'ndc- Sheriff Man (Turn to Bark Page, Column 4) TONG WAR PLOT IS NATION WIDE Police Fear Bloody Outbreak in Oriental Quarters Continued Investigation of Tues day nlght'a long-outbreak here, in which one Chinese was killed and three were wounded, disclosed to po lice Tuesday that a nation wide long war is likely to break out at any mo ment ( Already the "highbinders, prac ticed messengers of death, have lak en the murder trail in the Oriental quarters of a down American cities. With Llew dead and I-ew Hong, Charley Fong and Leo Yin wounded here, the casualty list is steadily mounting. Police predict another outbreak locally by the Suey Hlngs to avenge the death of Liew, a member of their society. DISARMAMENT CALL ISSUED WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. Presl dent Harding's formal call for the Washington disarmament and Pacific conferences was sent out today to the various powers InVlted to the parley. I'resldenl Harding favors publicity for the work of the disarmament con ference, tho not to the extent of opening nil deliberations and sessions to the public demanded by Henators Ilorah and Johnson, Bomb Wrecks Home of U. S. Attorney WAtJKKOAW, 111., Auk. 11 The borne of Anhbcl C. Hrnlth, flmtrlct at torney of I<ak>' county, wan wrecked early today by a bomb blaot. The Seattle Star Kntrrrd » F«r«nd Cla»i Matin May I. Ill), at the Po«tofflo« at Bfattln. Waitl. under thu Art of Cnnsrrr* March t. 1I7». Prr Tear, by Mall, IS to II "The Wrong People Always Have the Money —" —so moaned poor Don, the crippled brother. "Things never go right in the world," he told his sisters; "the wrong people always have the money." Around his bed of pain moves a remarkable drama of human life with its mov ing episodes of romance, tragedy, sorrow and happiness—a frank story of great depth and insight such as only Ruby Ayres can write. "Winds of the World," a strong novel by this gifted writer, will appear in libera] installments in The Star, begin-' ning August 17. READ IT IN THE STAR, BEGINNING AUGUST 17 SHIP BOARD DEMORALIZED New Regime Ruthlessly Shatters Costly Organization Weep, You Who Most Eat Candy Price Going Up Despite Drop in Sugar, Say Local Manufacturers y PROFITS DECLARED HIGH Kwrrt tooth folks may *»P and thaw* In the dental pro fession mr as wrll Junk their outfit and bmnc randy mlr» mm, for— Candy la going up! Thl| the general opinion of »ev eral Heattle manufacturer* In the "sweeteat industry." Mont candles hre at rock bottom prtc«a now. they declared, and can not go lower. All ho can* n(W la selling for n»tliM the price today that It wax • year ago, the high coat of ixprrt labor, coloring and flavoring and Increase In operating eipeniw*, demand that candy be aold for hlihrr prices, merchants nay. Within the punt few month* randy haa tflk»n a drop of about 25 per cent but not for long. "However," 4 manufacturer said, "we are endeavoring to hold the price an low as possible. The man ufacturer la not making the profit —the retailer la. The retailer la making ItM per cent profit. "Coat of doing bushtras haa Inrrmwd 53 per rent since 1915," till* manufacturer said, "and labor ha« imrnwd during the last four years from 21.77 per cent to Sll.lll per cent. "Be«iUHe of the erroneous opinion that all money that was formerly sent for liquor was going to be «p»-nt for candy In the future, a lot of folks have gone Into the candy bualnesa. "More than 22 candy manufactur ing firm* have gone out of busi n*sa In Seattle since the flrat of the year. There are about *0 firms ■till operating—too many for the Seattle territory." On the Issue of Aviericanism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLE, WASH., THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1921. You will juMt "love" thu story By J. F. RICHARDSON irirsasrtr ftpecUl l»«ill«Uf far the <—g»—l»oal ta<eslt(a«l»a t'oaamMlM »« MUmMsc IfcWrd Oper*im». mmd aa tipart ■■ Maria* Affiln.l WASHINGTON. Aug. 11. —Utter demoralization per* vades the shipping board. Work is at a standstill. Ex perienced heads of depart ments and subordinates who have cost the government millions to educate to the point of efficiency, are pre paring to depart. Chairman leakers latest appoint ment, that of J. W. Pow. 11, former vice president and general mansger of the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co., to tak* charge—at a dollar a year— of the accounting. »hlp sales and supply and ealea divisions, and to completely reorganise them, pro duced consternation In th« account ing \lrp..rtment, which has been vainly trying to straighten the tangled accounts of whst they say w«ra more than $2*0,000,000 con struction claims of the Schjcab In teresta. I'uwell will be remembered as the Schwab official who fought to stop the audit by the I'erley Morse Co. of the Itethlehem claims for ship building. In this audit It la alleged. Morse found, before he was stripped, more thaji 11,900,000 shortage In materials alone, and uncovered the now famous Nrhwsb prrsrfhal expense vouch ers which caused the Ironmaster lo weep on the witness stand last year. This audit, roe ting the ship ping board half a million dol lars, will lie Junked, It is under stood. Powell is to have full charge of the accounting system for revision. It Is In the accounts in the comp troller's department that the only shipping board defense to the Schwab claims He. 4'lore friends of Alonzo Tweeds le, comptroller, cay he Is determined to stick, altho he feels Lasker has jllseredltrd him. It Is alleged Col. R. 11. Montgom ery, of aircraft division fame, who la now reorganizing the accounting system with 40 or more of his firm's men at salaries alleged to range from $3O to IfiO a day each, has overturned the routine and gen eral stoppage of claims settlements has resulted. Montgomery I* of the firm of Dy brand, lions Bros. A Montgomery, New York public accountants. He Initialled the accounting system of aircraft department' which was In vestigated during the war by Sec retary of Btute Hughes. Ruby Ayres looks deep into human hearts and writes of what she finds there. Her characters are intensely real and human. Wanda in Queer Den of Psychic Trail of Mr. Cohen Leading Girl Afar, Then Back to Home City MYSTIC GIVES "WALLOP" By WANDA VON KEtTLER Itcfnrdlesft of my interview with "Madame," the first fortune teller to whom I paid a vlalt, 1 am not (akin* the next train out for Cali fornia In search of Lewis Cohen It happens that a gee'leman with psychic powers whom I called on next advised me to stay In Seattle, and I've decided to stay. When 1 entered the gentleman's private sanctum of mysticism down on Third ave., I found myself this time In an honest-to-goodness recep tion room, wher* the walls were dec orated with numerous crayon sketches of posies and things, and the little glide,! line of advice, "Mid summer Night Lotion for All Fair Women," held a prominent place over the door. 1 gazed only n few moments, how ever, at these little touches of the artistic, before being Invited lo enter the next room. As I went In some one else came out. And ilk she salleo th.ru the door, the gentleman's friend ly "Mood-bye, dear." gave me a par tieular wallop. | figured, of course, that romance was budding about the mystical chambers. Hut 1 was wrong. We were all dear to this gentleman, who sat In his shirt sleeves at a small table near a win dow with n deck of much-used cardM l»efore him. He did not wear a tur ban. "Well, m* dear," he said to me, "so you want your fortlme told. Yes, my price Is 50 cents when told by cards." Ho he laid out the cards and began. "You're going to be married soon?" he asked, cautiously. "No," 1 replied, "not a bit." "Well, don't you fear, dear," he continued, "you won't be single an other year. Happiness Is coming to you " And he added knowingly, (Turn to I rage, Column 3) PRIEST FOUND SLAIN Crumpled Body in Cave on Coast; Had Been Shot Thru Heart By D. M. TRACY Inlled l*rrfta Mtaff Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11.—Father Patrick Heslin, the kidnaped priest of Colma, Cal., has been found—mur dered. Six men early today dug his crumpled body from a rude grave in a tiny cave on the wind-swept cliffs of Sa lada beach, some 30 miles south of San Francisco. Not I man In th« party knew Father H'-xlin In life, but Identifica tion wa» certain because: The body wu shrouded In a clerical garb of broadcloth. On It *iu a silver disk, bearlnir the picture of Christ on one side and on tha other smiled the messed virgin Mary, BRKAJD AND WINK M)K MST SACRAMENT In a little velvet cnse was the bread and wine Father Heslln had taken from his home at Colma a week ago Tuead.iy night for use In the Inst sacrament he had been called (Turn lo Hack I'ace. Column I) TAX EXEMPTION MAY BE RAISED $4OO for Dependents Fixed by Committee WASHINGTON, AUK 11.—The house ways uhd means committee yesterday cut 1551,000,000 from the mi lion's tux hill. It modi" the following changes In the projKieed revenue ineu/iure: Increased the for de pendents under the Income tax to $4OO, Instead of $lOO for each de pendent person. Decided to repeal the 8 per cent tax on I'ullinau fares ami taxes on passenger nnd frelicht charges. Decided to repeal the present stump taxes on patent medicines, I>erfumery and drugs, substituting a 5 per cent tax to be puld by the manufacturer. l/cvied a tax of 15 cents a gallon on cereal leverages and two cents a gallon on fruit juices anil syrups, to be paid by the manufacturer. In sul* stttutlon for the present soda taxes. Small to Strike at Character Assassins 81'RINUFIEL.DD, 111., Aug. 10.— Governor 1-en Small planned today wtthMils attorneys to strike back at "character assassins" who. he charges, are attempting to ruin him. The state executive, while await ing trial on charges of misuse of millions of dollars of state money, Is making arrangements to exhibit to "public view all of the ramifica tions of protected vloe and crime supplementary to my prosecution," he stated. 71 ™ LATE EDITION HE PITCHED BADLY AND STEALTHY COP HAD KEEN HEARING James William*, 22, negro, la a liad pitcher. When Patrolman J. H. Thomas arrealed Williams early Thursday at his home. 2217 K. John at., WU llama tried to throw a key Into the tall grass, where It would not be noticed, but tha key fell on the pavement and Thomaa heard It. Thomaa plrked up th« key and found that It would fit a trunk In Williams' room, inalde the track wm found * complete opium outfit. Including pipes and several cana of opium. William* la now held In the city jail, charged with possession of opium. NATION IN GOOD SHAPE Basic Business Conditions on Upward Trend Everywhere By HAROLD D. JACOBS d'nitpd Press Staff Correspondent) (Copyright, 1»21, by The United Press) NEW YORK. Site. 11.—Baste business condition* are improv inc. Thl* opinion ww rrflrrtH in telegraphic itUlfnirnh to the I'nilnl Prrsn today by rial organization*—diagnosti cian* of economic ailments—in all parts of the ('oiintry. The general feeling appeared to be that the Industrial revival will be well under way by fall, altho some were Inclined toward the belief that material progress will not be made In that direction before spring. BETTEB TONE IN 111 SIN ESN WOKI.D "A better tone la appearing In the business world." declared Will lam K. Morgan, president of the Merchants' Association of New York. "Altho few Industries have yet benefited by an Increased volume of business, there are indications that the country is beginning slow ly to pull out of a serious business and industrial depression. "The crop outlook, with one or two exceptions. Is good. Many of the railroads are reporting increased earnings." "That the tide has turned in New England," was the statement of Melville K. I.lining, secretary of the bureau of commerce and industrial affairs, Boston Chamber of Com merce. 11l 'SINESS Is BETTER IN THE SOI'TII Other statements were. Atlanta Chamber of Commerce "Business In this direction looks better today than In many months. In practically every line conditions Justify a more optimistic feeling for the fall." John B. Reynolds, secretary of the Indianapolis Chamber of Pom merce—"l believe conditions will begin to Improve In the fall. How ever, It may be a year before busi ness Is wholly ou a normal Uu<ls TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE Kub a-dub dub, Four b«pj«i in ■ tub. I'jM'li claim a reward— Ah! TTiirc'n the rub! A ft.ooo nmlla— look at 'em! Over In the l«-f t corner U fjeorse llichardn. Next la Rex Gardner and then JJavid Khlnd and taut of the aquad, we preoent Willard Hperry. Notice the drop of water on hi* noae. Kreah from iJLke Union laat Monday, on hla wwlm out to the Mahoney trunk. Hee pace 7. PLEA IN COURT TODAY Accused Man to Be Guarded Cloself When He Facet Judge Jamea E. Mahoney snored IomHH In his cell all night and waa mMR Bleeping soundly at 1M a. m. " At 120 p. m. m waa ached alad ,v for arraignment in Judge Calrtai ] 8. Hall's court to plead "guilty" or J "not guilty" of first degree murder. ; In the basement of the saina . , building, three floors below tha j courtroom. Ilea the body of hla wealthy, aged -bride, Mrs. Kate Ma- ,/ | honey, as It was taken from tha jj.Sj trunk recovered from Lake L'nlon 1 'j early this week. J For the first time details of how y | the trunk was carried to the lake * from the Mahoney apartment With 3, the body In It the night of April It became known Thursday. A man. supposedly . Mahoney, j 1 phoned C. C. Pfell, manager of 1 transfer company, and said ha s 1 wanted an expressman to mare % • | trunk from 409 Denny Way. The Mahoney apartment la at that address. 1 rfell said the man called for an 8 | expressman to come to 4M Denny ~ way, 'the Mahoney apartment, t» .j carry a trunk. I-ater, Pfell said, tha -1 same man called twice, saying ha . ill was in a great hurry and wanting I 1 to know when the expressman would if | TELEPHONE I'SKD; j EXPRESSMAN CALLED Pfell sent AMn Jorgenaon to an> swnr the call. Jorgenson Uvea In White Center, near here. He la tha state's star witness against Ma honey. Jorgenson answered the can to tha Denny way apartment and helped Mahoney carry tiie trunk to the ex press cart he said. He drove ta within 100 yards of the Lake l'nlon houseboat that, police say, Mahoney m had rented, then, with a feeling that something was wrong, refused to go farther, and Mahoney, alone, carried , the trunk to the lake. Jorgenaon ■'< says he saw Mahoney place tha -| trunk In a skiff and row- out Into tba darkness. PRISONER PITS ON SNAPPY ATTIRE Mahoney was to be taken from tha county Jail at 1:15 by Sheriff Matt Starwlch and driven by auto to tha county-city balding for arraignment - by Judge Hall. The prisoner, clothed In a dark blue suit, a silk shirt with blue and tan stripes, a green tie and black . j shoes, will take the witness stand be fore a mob that will undoubtedly ba present. According to Sheriff Star wich, a heavy guard will be on hand should the crowd become unruly. "We expect no trouble," Starwlch said. , Upon the entrance of Judge Hall, a copy of the information will be hand- ed to Mahoney, who will arise from * j his chair while Prosecuting Attorney Malcolm, standing before the Judge, will read aloud a like copy. Thla constitutes tho formal accusation. Mahoney may then plead "guilty" or "not guilty," or ask for more tlma i to answer the charge. PLEA OK •HH'ILTY" NOT EXPECTED Attorney Lee Johnston repeated this morning that Mahoney will not plead guilty. Following the arraignment, last ing perhaps, five minutes, Mahoney (Turn to l*>l Page, Column S) IF there is discontent lurking in your mind about slow action in bus iness, stir things up thru The Star Classified Ads. They search out prospects successfully.