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LAWYER FOR JAP 'PONZI' BLOCKS ARREST! VOLUME 23 COUNTY OFFICIALS Held for ROBBERY Jtome firnt Orwthfi, Fim! Art thejr Mid thi» woukhat be a alucclnc Mtha! • • • I.lt" ttee CJ«e. th* Prairie Vamp m "After all. when It come* to fUvvera it's pretty hard t" beat a baby ntrrU|«." a a a )wl«fc| tm Km Yaaka. • a a MM SOTHWG BLB! "City Oannot Oparata Motor Buaae." — Headline. Nor atrMt «M. wa haatan to add. a a a * "*** ■ • - j w a a a fleet tie Jap offera tareetor* 4.#«0 par cant. Mnat ran a reatauran' •* * \ Inlreraity itudmla Ml free dam fraw t»4»i. a a a Kngtneer* eay Oreen Ij»ke may dry up. They can't «ay tha same about tha city council. • • • Soma KeaJlle husbands leav* home bMiw two'a a crowd. • • • TWO BII.MT THIXCB The < uckoa clock It a nlly thing. It cluck* tht Time of day. The flapper girl Im a nllv thing. She fUrlt her Time airoy ■I —Mr. Anon. • • * « >ld King Coal call* for hla gold. • • • ANOTHER OF THKM KXPEMTK Some time ago we printed a f«w axtract* fpcmi th* pub!l«h*d work* of William Khak**p*ar». to ahow that the former Bard of Avon *<a* an enthusiastic baseball fan Today we thla Ihrt with a few quotation* lo prove that Bill actual ly predicted what was going to hap pen In the IMI world serle* Speaking of Mike MrNally ateallng horn*. Hhak"»P' are said: "" waa a mad. fantastical trick of liim to ataalT* illnuurf for Measura." 111:2) And here la what Pitcher Nehf aald lo Babe Ruth: "II you strike, 'you are no gentleman." ("Taming of the Hhrew." 11.A.) While John McOraw waa crying. "Strike an! Can up all my people!" rothallo." 1:1). Manager HiiKmne waa Udviatetg the Tank*. "Home; home, you idle creator**! Oet you borne"' ("Julius Caesar." I-3 I "Wife Put An Dm» and WHy lb* * ItIVM? • • • AN RARIA BKPAKATION Tht man who dart* ahttf of motor car* nhould n*ver marry a feirl who dart* back. • • • KmtU wants lo t»* up aod dH«to|. • • * "Can Prattle school teachers mttrry?" asks a subscriber. Home M». Home can't. • • ♦ a"y. — : * WHKN IS HHP. Oi;TT Highland I'ark Pre**, for Hal* Beautiful orange : Angora klttoo. houae broken; 15; ; ! female. Horn* evenings. 31» ' ( Roger William* ave. % in • • • An . editor wrote a Vaahon Inland subscriber n*m"d BUI Jeffrey, advis ing him that his subscription had e* plred. A few days later the editor -»c*iv*d buck his own letter, across Ihe bottom of which waa scrawled, Rill." HI T THI.% IHDNT ARK KMT II Kit "Tim bride wa* lovely In a rhlr gray Hal. gray kllp|>rr« and an I exquisite corsage bouquet of <pink ros«* completing the ton "lume." —la>h Angeles Evening , Herald. WEATHER ToMfrht and s*nd«v Mr .' nwilfr. ntf norfMrntterly trim tit. TfrnpTnljin" I *»t M Hour* M&x I mum, to). Minimum. M. Today nnwi. (t. OPERATING FOR MONTHS IS CHARGE Fall Into Trap Deliberately Set by Sheriff on North Highway Acrnaed ef wtiil—li highway U), ■lligßil to Kara kam flrliji wm ladc*^ to lha county Jail hatordaj. Dr, Carl S. Knapp. county aanltary Inapertor. and A. E Harris. etaploy ed In Uie county treaaurer'a office, are alleged to hare confaaaad to Bher iff Matt Htarwich tha robtory of F. Knunar, IKI Woodland Park am, and hi* fiance, four mllea north of . (Torn to U«t Pip. Column t) rHERE are two kinds of persons at t every gathering these days —those u-ho have read "Main Street" and those who don't know what it is all about. Of course everybody uants to read the book that has made America squirm. But it hasn't been very easy to find "Main Street." The library long ago stopped trying to meet the demand. Applicants go on a long trailing list. Antl the book stores all over the land sell out as fast as they get copies. Rut everybody in Seattle will soon have a chance to read this most talked of "best seller." Your friends will be glad to learn that "Main Street" is to appear serially in The Star. "Main Street" is one of the most interesting novels of all time. Sinclair Lewis, the author, has pictured with skillful detail the small town life of America —and he has nuuit, 500,000 people hopping mad and has set another 500,000 tongues wagging in ap proval. You'll want to read "Main Street." Cull up The Star circu lation department, Main OtiOO, or drop a card to the circulation manager to ar range for daily delivery of The Star. The Seattle Star Entered aa Kernnd ria»» Matter Mar I. UN, at tha Poetnfflee at Beattle. Wuh, under the Art of Con«rene Mar<h I, IITt. Per Tear. hy'tfall, IS to |» 3-cent FARE EXPERT MAY COME HERE Peter De Witt of Cleveland Invited to Seattle by Fitzgerald Petor Witt, Mw> ihm wtM M tha ft«T»l«ad etreet ear 1 ■fill an a |<Ml fm mar cava to VaatUa. - C. ft fHuaiaM. iMnm af tha rami ftaaari laaiWtn. wired ta Will Had ill toy, aahhtc him if he rMild cam* to Maat tla la make a awm of the municipal railway here. Witt waa In char** of tha CI era land atraat car ayatam under Mayor Tom Johneori who lad a nationally* fumoaa fi«ht for a Joent fare. Witt la one of the beat-known «i pert* on "treat railway opera tion in the rirtiotry. / That the 3 S rent tranafar tinder the propoeed » cent cartora ordinance may be eliminated on the ahort "feed er" linea waa Intimated for tha flrat time Kttday by Councilman C. B. KlUgeraid. aponaor of tba reduced fare bill. Pltigerald that ao much dla ouaalon had eittarad Into th* propoaed charge of 1% cent* for tranafera that It may be advisable to cut out tha charge on line* thai can be conaid *red more aa "feeder*." aurh aa tha Jamea and Madlaon cable* and the short atub llnea on 40th an. and Kay at Councilman I-X>u Cohen had previ ously declared that be would not vote for the i-cent fare ordinance unleaa sotn* provision waa mad* by which ridera on tha short Jam** and Madl aon at. line* would not have to pay extra for tranafera. FOURTH GAME IS HALTED BY RAIN Babe Ruth Is Out With In jured Arm POLO GROUNDS. New York. Oct. I.- Kain which fell steadily for more than an hour caused the postpone ment of th* fourth game of the world series between the New York Oianta and th* New York Yanka her* this afternoon The postponed game will ba played tomorrow on the siun* achedul*. with loday'a rain checks being hon ored at the gate* and with the Yanka atlll In the role of the hom* team. Habe Ruth, who waa In civilian clothea today, with an Infected arm In a *1 Intf. said ha waa not aura he would be able to play tomorrow, but hoped he would be back In the lineup. Ruth'a left arm was Injured In the final kHine of (he Cleveland Yank series, two weeks ago. He slid Into H*''ond and tore th* fl»sh from his el bow. I,lttl* was thought of the In Jury until th* arm began to swell yesterday. It bcc*m* so painful that after Ruth walked In the eighth In ning, he waa replaced by Fcwater. 31 HELD IN BIG BOOZE ARRESTS WASHINGTON. Oct. * An ex tensive rlii* of bootlegger* in (he nation's capital waa broken up today wltli the nrreat of 81 men and women and th* confiscation of hundreds of gallons of various brands of liquor. William Butler, negro, held to be the "muster mind" of the organization, had 160,000 In cash on his person when arrested, police said On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLE, WASH., SATIJItDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1921. Leland Brown, 18-year-old hoy, who indirectly started the investigation into the affairs of the World Cable Directory company.—Photo by Price & Carter, Star staff photographer. JAP PROMOTER PLANS TO TURN COMPANY INTO MILITARY CORPS Requires Every Employe to Salute Him; Hoped to Start Orill Soon Thomas Y. Nabatame. proud founder of the World Cabin IMreetnrjr company, not only rheriahes plan* to pay 4,000 per cent dividend-, on (he stock lie In issuing, but lie aiwi bi tends (41 turn hi* company into a military nrganlrallon of which he ia lo be the "all highest." He ha* already put thla plan Into effect to the extent of requiring every employe of the company to arl*n and salute whenever ha enter* the room and some of III* worker* say that he had hoped lo atart drill ing neat week. Hla plan la entirely In keeping with hi* incongi uou*ly Oermanlc ac cent, hecauae It haa more of the ear mark* of I'otadam than of Tokyo, Nabatame, It *eem*. dealre* to free the world of tha iiurden of paying for armament*, hut, at the an me time, he think* the military much too fine a thing to be abandoned. Ho tie proponea to get every cor poratlon to have It* own army, and he I* willing to lead the way. MOUNOSVILLK. Va... Oct. While Henry Harbor was being hang ed In the penitentiary for wife mur der today, .1 phonograph played "When You und I Were Young, Mag gle " Harbor requested music and chose the aong. WITNESS AGAINST JAP "PONZI Jap Contract Provides for Suicide Pact Homo of the employea of tho World Cable Directory l'.o who contracted to commit hari-kari of they told of Ihe secret* of lha cor poration thought the word meant "nomtUilng to eat," but Webster's New International dictionary failn to corroborate thin belief. Harl-karl or, more correctly, haruklrl—la Japanese for "atom ach cutting," according to the die tlonary. which goea on to give the knowing more detailed defi nition: "Suicide by piercing ">e abdo men, formerly practiced In Japan l»y the nobli-a or samurai In ouc of iHairxT, r»w»l or fancied, and commanded by ttic government t<i certain dlagrnwd officials." Urges Attendance on Parents' Night Daniel B. Trefethen. chairman of the civic bureau of Ihe Chamber of Commerce, told the members at the weekly members' council luncheon yesterday, that every parent of a university or high school student , niiuuld a lie ltd the big "luuralila' Nabatame Married to Sec ond White Wife; Daughter of First Wife Enraged Thomas V. Xaliatanie. I'onti'a Japanese rival. Is nearly a* in lereftlnii personally it* is hi* cor- IMiralion. the World Cable Di rectory coni|>aiiy. A abort, atocgy Oriental, he I* not to be particularly remarked from any of a hundred other Japanese one might meet on King at., but that la only aa regard* hi* appearance. Ills history make* up for any In adequacies in hi* look*. Alt ho he aaya he I* [,<» year-* old, he look* much younger He haa lived In thlH country for 46 yea re, 11 of which he purporta to have apent In the American navy. He also nnurt that he is one of the few Japanese who ha* Ixen admitted to citizenship, having been naturalized In ithode Inland in the late 80' a. He haa a white wife, a Polly Tay lor. who married htm about three week* ago, after n brief but furlou* courtship. He I* said lo have married an other white woman before and to have had a daughter by her This daughter, incidentally, la said to have made her appearance In Spit tle a few days ngo to make violent protest ugainsl hi* second marriage. night" assembly on the University of Washington enmpua next Thursday at 0 p. m. The assembly will lake place in Meauy hall. HOME EDITION DODGES QUERY AS TO ASSETS OF STOCK CO. Too Busy, Says Lawyer; Alleged Vic tim of Scheme Tells How HE He Was Duped By Robert Baatien Bermann Delayed by the failure of the company's attorney to * answer a question as to the assets and claims pf the World Cable Directory Co., Maj. Bert C. Ross, deputy prossoirtiu attorney, continued his investigation Saturday into the if fairs of the corporation without filing any information. - At the conference held Friday in the prosecuting attor ney's office between Major Ross and officials of the can pany, the prosecutor asked only one specific question: I "What tangible aaseta does the company possess sal what representations is it making of those assets to people who sre being induced to invest In it?" Ook J. M. Hswthame. attorney for the company, iiwpl mooted Msjor Ross on the of the qusstioA r <eom montMl on its l*<rnl nir<rf v l prumut«ra that ha i«U tkih thM menien on its legal nicety and made himself generally agreeable, but— "Of course," he explained, "1 can't answer that question now. I'll dictate an aanwer as soon as possible." Saturday morning Col. Hawthorn* announced regretfully that he had been much too busy to an«wfr the question. but that had try to make * reply Monday. In the meatnlme, Ron* wti Inter minting Inland Brown, who la Indl rectly.rasponaibl* for the Inveatiga- Uon. Brawn, who. altho only II years old, served In the navy during tha war, waa enticed recently Into buy ing a ahara of atock In tha corpora tion. He had only 11. but he waa ao lm pressed by the winged word* of the "Crool! Crool! Says Hawthorne of Star! Altho Col. J. M. Hawthorne, attorney for Uie World Cable Directory company, didn't have lime Saturday t« answer a -ingle question put to liim by the prosecuting attorney's office about the affair* of Itis corpora- ' thai, he found leisure to write a three-page statement attacking The Star for lis "indefensible" and "positively cruel" exposure of Ihe get-rich-quick scheme. In this statement he paints Thomas Y. Nabatiune us "a man of great resourcefulness and originality, and one who la actuated and con trolled hy high humanitarian and philanthropic id'-uls. nil of which are u very great credit to him." Wll.ll NTAThMKSTS 111 K TO I'OOH KNtil.lSH The startling statements which Nabatame made to a of The Star, regarding prospective earnings of the stock he I* selling, were explained with the simple stale nient that while he "write* well and accurately In English, yet hla Inabil ity to pronounce certain words ac curately has been the cause of some confusion." Col. Hnwihorne also says "many of the employes were obtained from the Y. M. C. A." This Is positively denied by J. William Carson, secre tary of the advisory employment de partment of the Y. M. C. A. "I was approached by one of the officials of the company," Canton ■aid, "but I didn't like the looks of the thing and refused to send anyone BLACK BEARS TAKE WHOLE APPLE CROP ROYAL. Wash.. Oct. 8 —Black l*ars have been living in luxury on Ihe big npple orchard on the the old Piilmqulst place here. Wherefore Ihe harvest will be "slim pickings" for mere human beings. The lie.irs have strolled In from |lme to time and enten all the fruit while II was green. Carpenters working nearby have not felt Inclined to molest them. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE and went home. promMng tt ralM the rest of the money at <mm*. But whan ha triad to |nf iiada his ; grandmother. Mra. O. U. Holmea. t* aall her piano for th* sto that fc* needad, he ran Into a anas. Mrs. Holmea smelted a rat and called up the youngster's luarAaa, | Ralph Douilu. an importer and n : porter in the Central building, and asked him to investigate. Douglas immediately went to tk* prosecuting attorney'* off lea whao he failed to |al a reasonable arr'ana tlon from the company. Witnesses are hard to |H la the mm, aa, every niiplajr* hav ing signed * can tract to (to mit haHkarl If he ar aha am out aar Information aboat Km company, they display a net » tlrely unnatural reluctance to diacaaa the matter. to their office. 1 later learned that aome boya living at the T. M. C. A. had been given jobe, but thay did not get them thru this office." Col. Hawthorne's statement fol lows: HA»TII»R\K AITHOR Or NARVKLOtII DOCt'MKNT "I wrote the articles of lacor poratlon for the World Cahla Di rectory company They war* filed by me on August 11. I*ll. la th* office of the aecretary of atat* at Olympla, and on Auguat It In the office of the auditor of thla county. "The present board of trust*** are Thomas Y. Nabatame. Walter H. Copper, 1-eon J. Oravell*. Archie B. Coon and Krneat Aiken. "The principal objecta for which the company was organized was to publish the World I'able Directory which It Is expected will contain the names and addresses of every prominent business firm or corpora tion and professional man In all of the Important cities and countrlaa of tha world. The Directory will B* Issued In connection with a a*cr*t cable code Invented by Jtr. Naba tame. which Is said to be a wonder ful Invention "Perhaps the remote cauaa of the notoriety was the Inability of cer tain people who had talked with Mr. Kabatame to correctly under (Turn to U«t Page. Column 3) MAHONEY ASKS FOR NEW TRIAL Motion Filed Alleging New Evidence Is Found Motion for a new trial for JUM E. Ma honey, condemned to death for murder of hla wife, Kate Mahoney, was filed by his uttorneya. I.ee John ston and L. B. Schwcllanbach, in the superior court Saturday. The motion is flatted on the usual /(legation that errors of law were committed during Mahoney'a trial and that new evidence had b««n dis covered In lus favor. Johnston sanJ affidavits concern ing the alleged new evidence might be filed later. The motion wiU ba argued next week.