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OF Wth Slate ( EDITION VOLUME 23. THE STORY OF THE MAHONEY TRUNK AS THE i EXPRESSMAN WILL TELL IT ON THE STAND BY SAM 11. GROFF (Police Reporter for The Star) This is the complete story the state's star witnesses in the Mahoney trunk murder case are expected to tell the jury when they take the stand before a courtroom thronged with people here September 12. It is the story the court reporters will be writing for their papers that afternoon. It is the story of how the trunk, with the body of Mrs. Kate Mahoney in it, was taken from the Mahoney apartment at 409 Denny way to th*? houseboat operated by Howard & Son, at the foot of E. Northlake avc., the night of the murder, April 16. It is the story upon which James E. Mahoney's con viction and life admittedly hang in the balance. The complete story was learned for the first time today and was corroborated in detail by Captain of De tectives Charles Tennant. Here it is as it is expected to be enacted in the courtroom: JTTKiB—CuII the first wltn«!« PROSKCt TOR—Call P. C Ifrll to the It*rut Wltnea* takes stand PROSKCI TOR-Mr. what la your addrras and ' WlTNHJß—Addrtaa, 4 Connecticut at; buainrwr, night m*n for (ha Seattle Tranafer Co. PROSKCI'TOR—Tou anawer phone rail* at nlghtT I WITNESS- Yra. sir. PROSEtT TOR—On the nlKht of April tl. do you recnll a man pbon. Home Srew. Howdy, foOo! WeO. wrt* 1 bark from oar vacation, and, goah! how goad It aecma! I•e a I I Work la the curae of tha working r n ■•Somebody In Rnaalatias a achema for bualneaa men to run Ruaata. Boy. pace A! Jolaon. Law Doakatader and aad Will Roc rs. • • a [■ '■ ■ M JOSH WI»K SAYS It aia't aiae an' weight. Tin** I ain't any more paper la a bun 4red doUar bill th'a In a one. P rrr- — * There seema to be only on® way for a We*t Virginian to aocape dying with hia boota on. and that la to go barefooted. a • a geat.le Japaneae probata t* Mayor CakhreO h*aw* tb*y wont let him B*e In Mount Bak er Park. Why pick on that dte trirt. when there are aa many choice reaUential dUtrieta hi Ta klaf • • • ANDT, VOI* RAID A TWO-HOIR BPKKCM RHSHT THKKE And* ».T. of court. th. -»» boon M runnins tt« rountfr, If »>•> Et^not alr»>wtr <1»l "• *°** *'*??! ■ bit. h« telta. Wh»ne»ar ha «•" * b " Information about a maatlnf of «l»> i BLm-n In fauldlsc. lfc« JJJJJ FJT eon.-,raa.lnn h.a >**» 'thin* ccnrernln* tlvlc b»»ulr or •*•*«*( government. W*« «*'* ' ■ 5f mm at thatr nob room, or on ti<» atraata thar are rilkrr talking about the Dampsey-Csepantler fljht or " 11 ~ ascaUest r-oord aa a homo-run «nak * Pauldirf. <O.J K*pi.bll<-a». • • • A number of scientist* mfe try In* to organize an Institution to epend 1100 000 a yw to make a count of cal«ri»" that worklngmen should car ry In their dinner pall*. Klrst catch your calorie*. Count em later. • • a The drought I" Kngland Hl» canse>l m Increase in food prices in hotel*. We re<nll that both food and room prices went np in the bod* when th.- dronsht hit this country snd closed tlx- bar .. ** * i Vl"e lamp In the papers that Henry i Ford's profit Is $199 a car. And no doubt everybody In the United States, except the other auto makers and old lien Karr Is worry It Isn't $2OO. a . . John* Hopkin* hoepltal ha* decld | ed that no Burgeon *hall charge mors ; 'Man fl 000 for an operation pr ■brm-1 there. Oolng to make doc- Rors who cut patient* cut fee*. Another »' 'he tnanr thine* we can't uruler*land ■» why m«r chant* have fur sale* and fur niture *ale* at the same time. Why not furnacr*, too? • • • A New Tor* company that ha* a chain of candy More* ha* cut the! price of candy 50 per cent, wiylng the profit wa* 200 per cent. Grew tired of counting the money. . . . A FIJMHT SORT OK A RK.ASON Wednesday wa* the regular meet ing night for the Farmer*' union, but no meeting wa* held because no one came. —lAvrrence, Kan., Journal- World. *'Bay, - poirtcard* J. 8., "I'm a |>rtckma«on and I want to tell you Uiat our union ha* the fp-eatent re lay team in Cleveland." • • • Republican* In Washington *ay they will aboll*h all the "nulriance" taxe*. What other kind of a tax In tberaj COMMISSION ACCUSED MISUSING FERRY FUNDS Bank of Pennies Looted Little Seattle Girl Real Philanthropist Destitute Family Aided Folks, meet Seattle'* youngest philanthropist, Miss Grace Anna Lustig, who gave the entire contents of her penny bank, $7.17, to The Star fund for the benefit of a destitute family. See story in insids page. Girls, if you JILT, YOU LOSE CINCINNATI.—A Jilted wntnnn Is entitled to keep the engagement rln*. but If she does the Jilting the token mint be returned. Judge Yeatmftn ruled In the suit of (Jeorge Graham to recover a ring from Hilda Hick ling, Jill's Poor Little Heart Beat Wildly Jill was a humble stenographer in a great man's office. Tallentyre, wealthy club man, was a client of the great man. Jill longed for wealth and worldly experience. "I want to go out to sea and feel the winds of the world on my face," she said. Her poor little heart beat wildly when the haughty Tallentyre began showing her attention. Yet she realized in what cruelly different worlds she and a man like Tallentyre moved. Ilnw Jill finally enlerrd Ihe exHting social whirl and what strange experience* befell her there Is won derfully lold in Kuhy Ayres' great novel, "WINDS OK THK WOULD." which will he published In The Star. This Mory will move you din-ply. Read It in The Star, a Chapter a Day, Beginning Wednesday The Seattle Star Kol«r«.t u «»..od M«tt»r May I, ml. at th. ro>(«m< «at ft«»ttl«, Willi, uuder th» Act gf Cunirui March I, 117* r» Ttar, l>ir Mali, It to l» SEATTLE, WASH., SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1921. In* for on eapreaam.in to ra«r« a trunk? WITXKMS Tm, air. Th* mun phoned Ohm time* W*nt*d an Mprmnman to mov* a trunk from «n apartment at 409 Denny way. Hp culled twice after that, aakltig when Hi* exprcftrtnan wa* caning; ■alt! he win in it hurry. PROMKCt'TOK Ton iml an e*pre*aman? H'ITNKSH Yea; Bent Mr. Jorgennon • I'KOMKdTOK Tliat will do. lUillff. call Mr. Alvln Jorgenaon Jorgeneon take* atand. PItOHKft'TOK Mr JorrMimin. what <!r> you do? WITNKSH I drive truek for the Seattle Tran«fer Co PRONKtXTOR Are you the expreaMnan who went to move a trunk at 40» Ifc-nny waj the night of April H? \VITNK.SK Yea. irir. # I'KOSKtTTOK Tell Jum what you did and anw. WITNESS Well, 1 went to th* plae* on Denny wny ant It was Juat before midnight. There waa a man them In th* hall. !lo waa quite tafl big man ll* an Id h* wanted a trunk moved. rttOHM I TOR Where waa the trunk? WITNKHS It waa In the hull. VltHSKt'l TOR Wua It o|wn? WITNKS.H No. air. It waimt. It w»« rloaed and roped I'WtNKCTTOR You didn't are what wua Inalde th* trunk? WITNEM No. air M ihoney mwm4- DBKKNSK MM NHK.Ie Ju»t a moment! I object Th* wltneaa doesn't know w heth*r It waa Mahoney or not. I'KIINKIT T<)K It waa a man. Mr. Jorgenaon. Juat refer to th* man »» "a man." WITNKJMi All right. The man acemed nervoua. I go! auaplelou* there wua wmiethlng In th* trunk that waau't right -boo**. I thought. I'KONKCI TOK- What did you do? WITNKSH—WeII. 1 got hold of on* end of th* trunk and th* man got hold of the other, and we carried It down ataira and put It In my truck rH4»SI*:<TTOR."Hf>w heavy waa th* trunk? WITNKHH Tolerable. HIS PUNCH WAS WILD BUT HARD CHICAGO.—Tommy Moran failed to *how up for hi* exhibition boxing match with Jack Norman. Alderman John Kyle substituted for the ml**- Ing puglllpt. The alderman knocked out the referee with n wild *wlng. On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise Caught by Feminine ji Clothing Love of Women's Finery Is Undoing of Oregon Den tist, Murder Suspect CAPTURED IN CANADA POKTI.AVD, Aot IS—Or R. , M. Ilrum field. wanted In Hoar burg. far the aitewed murder of Dwuita Howell on Jaly 11, ha* > boew eap4Nfrf) In t wi Jav y, la, Canada, according to advlraa remv eel here by <t»e Portland po ller. The <U"patch stated that Brumfleld at flrat attempted to conceal hi* Iden tity under a heavy beard and by' wearing the rough clothe* of a farm laborer. When taken by North went mount ed police, he gave the name of Nor man Whitney, and hi* profenalon that of a farm laborer. He later ml raitl<d hi* Identity, however, and. ac cording to word received here, will 1 not fight extradition to the Vnited State* and will return to Hoeeburg to fare murder charge* which have been filed agulnst blm. "Or. lirumfield will b« brought here to stand trial aa aoon an we run Vet a man to Calgary to bring him bark." Olstrict Attorney Neuner told the t'nltivl Presa here today. 'There never hna been any doubt that the murdered man wa* Russell, and Mnimfleld la the man we have been after for a month. We hardly expected him to jet to Canada, how ever." Or. Itrumflelil risked hi* !•>■ erty and drew himself Into tlie ahadow of the gal low* for—a box of feminine nnderwrwr. The bo*. ■hipfK'd lo Real He, wa* later returned lo Kmebnrg and was regarded a* a ru«c lo throw authorities off the track A f'-w day* ago a man who guv* lila name n* Norman Whitney wrote ITurn to Page 4, Column I) WHOOPEE! IT'S NEWSIES' DAY! "d«*li all fishhooks, look It that lin>'« mouth!" "Jtmlny crickets, lookit Tubby ml." "Oh. (iwh, lookit Skinny dim Into Iliat huckleberry pkf The.-" were a few of the cries that echoed for nearly a mile around Miidrona beach Haturday when the trig pie rating contest opened the an nua I picnic of The Htar carrier hoys. When John Cole, route Jos, ab sorbed a hurklelierry pie In the fast time of 43 Vfc seconds, beating the world's nrord. the picnic started with a lisng. Krei-kle fared, tow-beaded, bow legged newslioys swam, dove, en gaged In wheel barrow, crab, shoe rai es and tugs of war. Throe hogsheads of lemonade dis appeared down the gullets of vora cious boydom and then It was necessary to replenish the Imrrels. Ham sandwiches, 30 hunks of beef, a million or so peanuts, a wagon load of ice cream cones, 1,167 pound* of pie, disappeared before the on slaughts of the newsies. Krnest Hwartout, carrier at Rjth and Greenwood, won the peanut race by rolling a peanut on the ground BO yards with a toothpick held be tween his teeth. In the shoe lacing contest Jean Ceccaretll won. Stanford Carter came In first In the crab race Luring the morning most of the kids, while not engaged In the con tests, disported themselves In the warm waters of the lake. Howard Parrlsfl, Htar circulation manager, was the geac.rallsHlmcx rROKRTITOR Mow heavy? WITMvfiN I'retty fairly heavy; tho not to heavy a* *ome I've car ried About lto pound*, mayb*. ritOMKt t TOK Then what happened* WITNKSH I got In the neat. The mnn got In healde rpe and told me to drlvi- to !<«kp l'nlon Howard A Hon'* canoe factory! at the foot of K. Nnrthlnke nve. I'KOHKI I'TOH Kid you do eoT H ITNKNS Ye*. air PH4INKCITOH Th-iPvihat? \VITM:k.H We not down and I helped the man carry the trunk down to ihe take ahore. IIUMRCITOR Vou helped him? WITNKHH Yew. air > didn't like the Idea, but I did It. I thought It wun whlaky In the trunk, thatV what I thought. MUINWTTOK WhM happened then' WITNKSS There ta* a bout - • littla whit* rowboat—and the man aiUd he wanted to put the trunk In It. So I helped htm put the trunk In the boat, nrar the buck end. rWISKCI TOIt All right, what r»-*t? WITNKMM lt« rowed (he boat out Into the lake. It wm dark. He rowed out and that wu tba luat 1 raw of him or the trunk, until — lIKKKNSK ( Ot'NHKK Jum a minute, now! PROHHCtTOR ~You did what, then? \\ ITNKSH oh, then I went bark and got on my truck and drove off. * • • Whether Jorgennon will be able to Identify th* trunk that was found In iJike l'nlon thl» week, with Mr*. Mahoney'a body In It. a* the trunk he helped move. I* not admitted by Tennant. Whether the exprt-aernan ran nay, poeltlvvly, that M thoney la the nun who rowed the trunk out Into tli" lake. Ten mint doe* not ray. I'pon Jorgen*on'» tcatlmony hinge* the entire ra*e agalnat Miho tiey, according to the proaerutlon. «■ "Love Mate" Bore Children; Wife Took 'Em DENVKR, Colo. Aug. IS.— That ahe l«r« him two < hlldr»n. whom >i« k»v« to hi* l«gal wife, waa the charge mud" lute yeater 4ay by Mijw Nellie I'hllllp*. :5. affulnut (lKnr» Mtoffrt, automo bile drajrr here. Mijw Phillip* al lege* thai ahe la the "love mate" of Htoffe) and that the lalter'a legal wife took the two children tincauM *h« had none of her own The raae tiring* to light I>en ver'a flret UmUxire of a huelmnd dividing hla time between hi* wife and hla "love male" by mutual «ona*-nt of tti* women, police aald. Mlm rhllllp* doe* not want to gtvw her children <u> *he eatfl ftecently Mrs SI off el appeared Itefore the Juvenile court and laid the caae liefore court official* Th*y advteed her to get a dlvorc* ao 8 toff el could marry Miaa Phillip* and legitlmltlsa the birth of the two children Hhe rafueed to do thla. It wm eta led. Ijecuune of her love for Ktoffel. The Juvnlle rourt probably will attempt to atmlghlen out the tangle. Wounded "Buddies" Hobble In With Song on Lips, Men Crippled in Battle Gather Here STATE CONCLAVE OPENS On crutrne* and with cnr.cn. to war-scarred huddtca limped Into city counrll chambera Saturday. Ringing their aong of song*. "Madelon," and begun tlie second annual a Late con vention of the plsablrd Veterana of the World War. Councilman ninip TlndaH a wounded veteran, decorated and a member of the D. V. W. W., made an addreaa of welcome. He rommended them and their or irnnlzatlon for their hrave efforts to fit themaelvog again for work, deaplte the handicaps brouirht back I'rotn the battleflelila. I Of the 40 delegates, represcnta [tlves of 16 chapter* thruout the | *tnte, only two of the disabled vet enuta rank a* "ahaveta.Ha." a.* their huddle* My. They received respect fill greeting* from their "superiors," the remaining 38 buck private*, cor porals, sergeants and one captain. There were fighter* from the Ar- Bonne, Kl Mihlcl, Chateau Thierry and the Somme. When the roll wn* called none were A. W. O. U —a rare thing for I the doughlioy. The convention will plan a definite program for the year of 19"2, seeking legislation for the lieneflt of the dis abled war veterans; the betterment of hospitalization,' and co-operation with sister organizations. Including the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, of which many arc mcmliers. F. W. Wood bridge, adjutant of tho state department of the 11. V. W. W„ nnd Koy I'eterson, delegate from Tacoma chapter, are slated for the commanders' office to be tnado va cant by the retiring state com munder, Frank (Julnn. H. 11. Ijing tree will retire as state treasurer. was the only "gob" at tho convention. All the rest wore khaki. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE Charge Is Heard at Meeting Two Hundred Gather in Bel levue to Discuss $25,- 000 Item INJUNCTION IS SOUGHT Charge* Out Ihr King coun ty rammMoorra lun bull! two dock* (hat wife Dot needed. one Ml l/Mkl and one at Mrdtna. •od rlurenl Hi# mat, ItS.CHW, llw opifrntlns mprnwi of Ihr county Ifrrtrt, wrrr voiced at a maw iwrllni of llrllcvue hfW Friday night In the lldlnur commercial Hub boaae. More than JOO citizens crowded the hall and "panned" the rommln •loners Individually and an a body. The docks wit built. It *m charged, to rnhaitw the value of property owned by certain rommlssliners. The new ferry leaae resolution wa* bitterly attacked, because under tt» term* no ferry In provided for Ileltevue. • A mm of money was ToVd«to cov er the expense of an Injunction ault to be brought against the commis sioners to stay them from enforcing the term* of the lease. M. A. Reese presided at the meet*, In*. Ahong the speakers wore Wm Kalnc, W. K. Hall, Mm. Km ma Hlge low. MY* Nelson. Mrs. Sarah Hog era and R T. field. DEMAND JAPS BE DECLARED WHITE Full American Citizenship to Be Asked WASHINGTON, Aug. 13—The United State* aupreme court will be anked to declare the Japanese a white race and tlift* entitled to American citizenship. A requeat will be made. In the case known a* Takao Ozawa verau* the t'nlted State*. In which the pe titioner I* seeking to establish hi* right* to become a naturalized American. ' Osawa will he represented before the court by Oeorge W. Wlckeraham, former attorney general. Wlekerxham will argue that the root atork* and dominant strain of the Japanese race are white; that the Inhabitant* of northern Japan are mostly descendants of the Ainu* and in the south of the Yamatoa. Both of these are said to be Caucas ian, the latter being of Medlterran oan stork. Ottawa will attack the section of the federal statutes prohibiting cit izenship for the Mongolian race. Wickersham will admit that there arc Mongolian and Malayan type* among tho Japanese, but will con tend that 'he raco as a whole is white. SHE FOOLED 'EM ALL AND LIVED CHICAGO.—Mrs. Klla Levy should have been dead within 24 hours after she swallowed a hatpin, doctors said. The seven-Inch pin whs removed three month* after she swallowed it and she will recover. California druggists are using on average of 100 gallons of alcohol un der federal permit each three months, while Seattle druggists draw an average of only 1!> gallons, accord ing to Sylvester A. Moore, federal prohibition agent. Moore has Just returned from his vacation, which he spent motoring thru California. WOMAN REVEALS DEATH THREAT Talked to Alleged Slayer of Belton Ken nedy en Route West; Said He'd "Get" Certain Party if He Didn't Treat "Friend of Mine" Right Mrs. Madalynne Obrnrhain, held as material witness in the ambush murder of her ftaree, J. Beldon Kennedy, while the tiro tferc searching f>r a "good luck" penny she had pre viously buried near thj Angeles broker's suburban cot tage. Left —Arthur C. Hurch, "good paV of Mrs. Oben rhain and former college chum, also held. Right—Ralph B. Obenchain, her former husband, who divorced her so that she might marry Kennedy. He is now hurrying to her defense. History of Tragic Kennedy Mystery IX>B ANGILER, Aug. 13.—The mysterious murder of J. Beldon Kennedy while In her presence brings to tragic conclusion the love cycle of handsome, fascinating, divorced Madalynne Connor Obenchain. one time belle of Northwestern University. Of the three men who have played prominent part in Mrs. Oben rhaln's heart hlrtory, two are Involved in the tragedy; Kennedy, her avowed first love, to whom she was affianced at -the time' of hia mur der, and Arthur Buroh. her college cbum and admirer, who was held and Interrogated by police. The third. Ralph U. Obenchain. her former husband and prominent Chicago attorney, rushed to her aid and comfort when sbe was bald as material witness to the shooting of her sweetheyt from affihwh at his suburban cottage here. The thfends fit various affection which the men wound arooadr Mrs. Obenchaln's heart while all were In the college town of Evarurton. 111, and which from that time on were Ipterwoven, promise to remain entangled In the aftermath of Kennedy's slaying. KENNEDY, HER FIRST LOVE AND SWEETHEART Madalynn* Obenchaln had expected to become the bride of J. Beldon Kenne«ly. H year-old Insurance man of Lot Angelee, who, whlla at Kvanston, had paid her ardent court, but "for some reason," as aha says. she mnrried Ralph Obenchaln. She say* she found she still loved Kennedy, and because at hU Importuning* secured an uncontested divorce from Obenchaln In Chi cago. Object lons of Kennedy's parents delayed their marriage, after her arrival In Los Angeles. OBENCHADt. THE HUSBAND WHO GAVE HER IT "I still love Madulynne above everything or anyone In the wortd," says Ralph P. ObenchaJn, who. when his wife told him she could be happy with no one but Kennedy, consented to free her thru divorce after throe years of wedded life Ob'-nohaln, then president of the senior class at Northwestern uni versity. met Mailalynne Connor at a fraternity dance. "He said he would always take me back, after we were divorced." Mrs. Obenchaln assert*. KIRCH, IIKR "PLATONIC PAL" Arthur C. Rurvh, 55, Is the son of Rev. Wm A. Burch, retired minister of Evanston. 111., and Is the divorced husband of a well-known church worker of that city. He al.«o Vas attentive to Madalynne Connor before she married Obenchaln. Ilurch i-june to Angeles, as he avers. In response to a telegram from Mr«. Obenchaln, who says he has never been more than a "good pal," and that their relations were entirely platonlc. Burch awtitncd the name "Mr. Obenchaln" after his arrival tn Loa Angeles, rented a hot<-l romn where he could observe Kennedy's office, ind left the city the day after the inurxler. He was taken from a train In Nevada, brought bark to lx>» Angeles and was held during police Investigation. IX>S AMiKI.KS. Ant. IT—The defense will demand tiinl Arthur (', Hurt It anil Madalynne Oben chaln. Indicted for the murder <>f John Helton Kennedy, hi together, it was intimated today. Previously It had been thought probable that each would demand a separate trial in order that the verdiet In the case of the one would not conflict with the other, and that the name Jury would not sit In both ease*. Apparently, however, both Ilureh and Madab nne are w llling to share their fate and trust to a common verdict. • • • I.OS AN'fiKI.K.S, Cal., Aug. 13. Th«> district attorney'* office has produced a witness to testify that Arthur liurcli threatened (he life of John Hi lton Kennedy prfvious to the time Kennedy wa* murdered, it developed here today, The witness 1* Mrs. Jnmea C. W'ai ren, wife of u Santa Barbara Cal banker. Mrs. Wnrron became acqualnte wllli Ilureh on u Los Angeles boun transcontlni ntal train. "I'm going out there to si* that a certain party ireals » friend of mine right. If he do«*n't, I'm go ing to 'get' him." Tills Is the statement Mm. W'ai ren Is said t" have Informed the ill) trtct attorney's office that Dure oonflded In her (luring the trip. The district attorney's office ri fused to enlarge upon the evldenc which Mrs. Warren Is known to hnv laid before the officials. Annoyanc was expressed that the substance of her testimony leaked out. Jtalph Obenchaln, divorced hus band of the "beautiful Madalynne," today Jumped forward as the centrml flirure In the murder mystery. Whether Madalynne Obenchaln. now under Indictment for the mur der, will make a statement wMlch she says will free her and clear the mystery, depends on the advice of her former husband who is to arrive here from Chicago tomorrow. Word from the Santa Fe train on which Obenchaln is coming here was that the course he would advise his wife V follow depended on the cctfi versntion had with her on his arrival. Obenchaln Is nn attorney and H to possible he will be associated In the defense of his former wife. With Obenchaln was Kev. A. W.J Bur-ch, of Kvanston, 111., father of Arthur Courtney Hurch, also under Indictment for the murder. Word reaching here shows his faith In hia son's innocence still holds. "Am coming at once. Keep strength." This was the simple message of promise and encouragement received by Madalynne Obenchain early today from her former husband, lialph R. Obenchaln, now speeding westward on a transcontinental limited. Mulalynna visibly recovered her spirit* and poise on receipt of thla telegram, the first definite assurance that the man whom she deserted for love of another was still steadfast. Burch, on the other hand, ap peared shaken and more worried to day, as strand after strand In the net of circumstantial evidence wtl being woven about him.