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dibly sucking a toothpick." Is his description true or false? DEMAND FORMER SHERIFF RETURN $6,000 VOLUME 23 J4ome £rew H«*dy. Knlka! Hiri'ra ever notice that if you spril "Mew" h« k»triin you grl "wHat* • • • If the.* bone~dry laws continue, pretty »pon even a storm won't bo p»rmltl«l to brew. • • • MI.XKWHAT SIMILAR. ANY WAT Star writer defines "Hart Karl." We always thought It waa a pro nounced form of mal d«- tnrr • • • Mr: A friend of mine. who has taking yeast, ale a quantity of raiMn- today. IVn you Ihlnk If I could Induce Kim to slay in a pool, dry any thine may Im expected to detelopf—Chicago Tribuw. • • • Mall Robheriea Increasing "■ Hart oil stock circular* bwn barred? • • • On* thins la certain. It waa not fish who invented Friday. • • • - "Where I* Hell?" aaks a Seat tie rlrrn man. .Auk any council man: he has caught H. • • • Venus de Mils waa tha first victim of disarmament. a • a I SEE BT THE PAPERS that Mr. Jensen, deputy mail carrier of Routs So. 4. Harmony. Or*.. has been thru th« community with fresh salmon of hta own catching. • a a "^*3till, there Is one thin# to be said ia favor of higher car far*. It keep* I lot of pea bom* nights —The Ann* -tA —j tl *« kitted old DokMnf Who dealt the fatal Uottf mid the /litn*r. -MM* my lUtle »hii «r, I laid him loir " • • • Hum a Hmw « Idea that woman's puce ia in the home !s baaed on some of the bathing suits be a* la*t lum ■er. • • • Be that aa If may. tierry I-emon and Bliasett FU. of Olympla. were at the football game at the Htadluro Saturday • • • With I nlTrrslty of Washing ton Rtudent* "lift In*" barter pole* and street sign* for their, college room-.. It l» no wonder they pat knit on the Uk« Washington canal. • • • „ UTTLB WILLIS ROSE HAT OS A VIS. LITTLE WILLIE ROBE. » • • Now they want to <sarge girls at the Cniverslty 112 for "gym" suit* That's about at the rate of ft an inch. • • • It took three ceremonies to marry William B>wd» to Prince** Xenia of fireeee. Evidently they were trying to protect UwirnelrM against a slip knot. • • e I H SKl\>'f (iIKIJi Who Irant* to know who always knock* The girllct with their rolled-down torktf It u the folks who iltrnyt meete When'er a breeze blow on their kneet.' It I* their architectural plan That causes them to place a ban On dimpled knee which often shows Ahoxe a much be-ribboned hose In making folks there teat found Sot fat enough to go around; Ho some poor girls. like you and me. Have no nice dimplen in each knee. We're horn to work and not to rharm— Our "stockies" never rati»e alarm; Wc pull them o'er our knres to thin And til them with a safety P*n; So dinky bows are at the tide To draw attention and misguide. We knojc we're very proper, too. To do a* prim folks ought to <lO. Hut ttill, you know, in spite of that, "Dear iMrd. next time, picnic make ui fat." • • • Harding's numerous trips are a matter of habit; as a newspaper pub lisher he believes In a wide circula tion. • • • "Kills Walter." —Headline. Dumb waiter, perhaps! • • • K ■ MI ST IIAVK BKKN A LITTLE KKLLKR (From the Chicago Dally New*) I Pocketbook Lout —Small, con- j taininx young man, to help In ! meat market, with (tome expe- i rlence. 7»Zr, N. Clark lit. mm . • • • What, ha* b»omi» of the old beer «t.eln that used to collect du«t on the mantel pl«ce? • « • Which make* u* wonder what ha* become of the mother who u*ed to *<nd Johnny to jchool with an Mafetida bag around hla neck! a * WEATHER Ta*4t?M u»id Turttay, fair; mod erate rasterly trtn.ff. * Temperature U>| U Hour* Maximum, KM. Minimum. 48. Today noon, 55. Girl Who Once Played Stock Here Returns a Famous Star; Unchanged MAYOR BACKS SKAGIT WORK Says He'll Do All Possible to Thwart Delay That he will do everything In his power to thwart delay on the Skagit hydro electric project was announced by Mayor Caldwell Monday. The council utilities committee last Thursday adopted a resolution post poning the awarding of bids on the 12.000,000 tunnel at (Jorge creek, and opening the entire Skagit project, according to councllmen, to reconsld eration. Caldwell pointed out that the plsns and specifications of the tunnel had lieen approved by the council after careful investigation. Misdirected labor is a waste of ac tivity; misdirected ad vertising is a waste of money. The Star Clas sified Ads are a sure means to market your product; they do not misdirect. TALE THAT SET MILLION TONGUES A-WAGGING Sinclair Lewis thus describes a sccne on "Main Street": 'Thick, handleless cups on the wet oilcloth-covered counter. An odor of Onions and the smoke of hot. lard. In the doorwav a vnunir man an- TheSeatUeStar Kntere.i ■■ Second Clan* Matter May I. till, at lb* Poatofflea at Brattle, V aah . under the Art of Con*rena March 1, 117*. Ter Year, by Mall. 15 to It Fay Bainter By Daisy Henry FAv MAINTKK. I owe you an apology. Haturday afternoon the city editor Informed me you were coming to town; that you were a former Seattle stock act re** who had gone Kant and made (>OOD; you were worth a story; that you were to open at the Metropolitan Sunday night In your big New York success, "Kant In West." and It would be a good Idea for me to try to get an interview with you Sunday afternoon. Sunday afternoon—my one day of rest, and ordinarily Inter views are such tiresome things. Kay, I muHt frankly admit at that moment right down In my heart I wished you weren't com ing to town. And for that I want to apologize. There are 4ntervlrwn -and In terviewers. but Interviewing Fay Balnter Is a rare privilege. It proved to tie one of the most de lightful assignments I have ever been on. Miss Jin inter Is sojourning at the Boulevard Inn. Heft, on the second floor, she ha» a beauti ful big apartment commanding a wonderful view of I,ake Washington. She wan not ex pecting company when I arrived and her mnld Informed me that "If you don't mind. Miss Rainier will see you In her lioudoir." I was ushered Into the room where Miss Balnter, clad In a modest turquoise blue ncgllsree, (Turn to Page 7, Column 4) On the Issue of Americanism There Can He No Compromise SEATTLE, WASH., MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1921. MAHONEYFRETS TO WRITE LIFE Starwich Promises Table Some Time This Week I James K Mahoney. convicted wife murderer. Is fretting because he has not aa yet been given a table In his cell at the county Jail to write his life history, according to his Jailer. Sheriff Matt Starwich said Ma honey would probably get his table some time Ihls week. Mahoney Is sleeping a great deal, and Is said to be growing slout. His ambition Is to write his history before his death. Mahoney's lawyers expressed op timism over the prospect of secur ing a new trial for Mahoney. Urges Reduction of Rail Rates and Wages BY HKKHKKT S. WALK Kit WASHINGTON, Oct. 10.—The na tional unemployment conference, re suming its sessions today after a 10- day recesa, will be asked by, Secre tary of Comrnercc Hoover to recom mend reductions In both railroad rates and wages as one of tho per manent measures for relieving un employment. Hoover, who is guiding the confer ence, has come to the conclusion that the business depression cannot bo relieved iwrmanentiy until rail road rates are brought down flora their high level The "Main Street" he discusses is in Gopher Prairie, Minn., but he says that "Main Street" is the same in the small towns of Ohio, of Illinois, of Montana, of Washington. His story of small town life has aroused the nation as no other novel since the war. Every in dividual who lives, or ever lived, in a small town, should read it. It combines humor, pathos, loves and hates. "Main Street" will be published in The Star, beginning Wednesday. 10,000 MEN TO GET JOBS YANKS TAKE FIFTH GAME OF SERIES! Hoyt Adds to His Laurels and Giants Get Setback in Hard-Fought Game POLO OROI'NnH, New York. Oct 10.—WaJta Hoyt. the pink fared Flrusklyn school boy. added another sparkling Jewel to his hero's crown her* this afternoon when ha woo bta second world series gnme for the Yanks, defeat ing the GtanU, I to 1, In a bitterly fought gamo. His victory mad* the count t to t In game* for the Yank* and cave ths Giant* a aevere setback. who had lixiked upon victory In thta MH *a the turning point la the B»|rt started off poorly In the "" fot tMir Wily rtnf of the g*me Me Sally fumbled Hurni' grounder anl ntsrte.l the trouble. Krtach singled off the young pitcher's glove an.l Young walked, filling the baaas. Oaorge Kelly rnma thru with a single and the only Giant run cf the game waa over. Art Nehf. the southpaw pitcher, started off In brilliant form. Tho Yank* got to him. however, in tho third inning, when McNally walked, rutchod livid on M< hang's double and scored on Miller's sacrifice. Bahe 'tuth. pluylne with » helix swollen left arm, singled to open the fourth Inning on a bunt iiwl took the Giant defense completely by surprise. Hob Meueel snuuhul out a double, scoring Kuth, went to • hlrd on nn 'lnfield out and scored on Ward's racrlflce fly. The fifth game of the series w*s played under Ideal weather condi tions and was witnessed by a crowd of ."5.000 Harry Hatper, the aouthpaw. Is expected to pitch tomorrow in Hie sixth game for the Yanks, w-hlle MHlraw may call on either Jsas Barnes or Pat Hhea. THK MNKt'l' ttlssK Yanks Durni. cf Miller, cf Hancroft. ss peek. ss. I'rls-h, Jh Ruth. If. Young, rf It Meusel, rf. Kelly, lb PIPP Ih K Meusel. If Wsrd !b Rawilngn. 5h McNally. Jb. Smith, c. Hchang. e. N*h" p Hoyt p t'mixres —Hlgler behind plate, Mo rlarltv on ft eat; Qulglcy on second; Chill on third. Kill ST Yaakeea— Miller popped t« llan croft. peek went out. Krlsch tn Kel ly. and Ruth fanned. No runs, no hits, no errora. (ilaala— Hurns was safe at first on a fumble by MeNally. Itanrroft forr eil 1 turns. Peck to Ward. Krlsch singled off lloyt's *lAve. llatu r..ft . •.. I>|< InW at • H«t V•. 11 11 k walked Kelly slnjtled to eenter. scorlnu llan croft. Krlsch stopplnic at third. K. M ruse! fsnned. lUwllngs furced Kelly, I'erk to Ward. One run. two bit, »ni error. KKt'OPin INNINO Taskees— It. Metisel singled In front of Young and was sacrificed, Krlsch tn Kelly, by IMpp Ward fsnned and It Meusel was out at the plate. Krlsch to Smith. No runs, one hit. no errors. • itnnls—Kmlth lined to Miller, N< bf filed to Itnth. who hardly mov ed from his position lli>rn« singled to Infield llancroft slnKled to right. Morns reachlrtg third, llancroft was caUKht off first and (turns was out when the play chanced to the plate, It Meusel to l'lop to Ward to Kchang No runs, two hits, no errors. TIIIHIt INIIVHi Taakrra— MeNally walked. Schanir was safe at first and McNally at CALDWELL OPPOSES 5-CENT FARE Mayor Declares It Would Be "Leap in the Dark" Now; May Fight Bill Declaring that the passage of (he proposed 5-cent car fare or dinance at the present time would be a "leap In the dark," Mayor Caldwell Indicated Mon day that he would not approve the bill unless It rould be shown where the money Is to be ae rured lo meet street railway ob ligations. The i eduction in cur fares la scheduled to come before the coun cil late Monday afternoon. Council man do not expect that any decisive action will lie token at this time. Caidwell expressed tho fear that Work to Be Rotat ed so All Deserv ing Will Be Given a Chance Work which within ■ few »i*k» will. II Is hoped, he *oly- Ins the )nb problem (or 10.000 men In Smttlf, was begun Monday under direction of the Milllonair Hub. The rlub Monday opened Its nmidruMlnc ramp two and a half mile* south of Kirklsnd. with a dot en men working. This forte will rapidly be r*- paitdrd. according to M. (i. Johanson, manager of Ihr rlub, until every d«-*crvlng man In SraUlr who need* work will be glvrn enough employment to keep hi* family from hunger, at leant. The work will be ra tioned out by a system of rota tion. The ramp la Hi charge of AmutwNon, veteran woods fore man In the Puget Hound coun try. Monday he waa bn*y super- Intendlng erection of the ramp rook house, material for wliich waa donated by the Nettlcton linker f*. the Waat Water wiy kMtar Cfc. the fahtmMi Valley Lumber Co.. the Wood land Hardware Co., the Drew*- lar Hardware Co, the Sue** (•lan* Co., and the Seattle Hard ware Co. To date the rlub ha* weired order* for appro\lmately 1,000 cord* of wood, to be delivered In Seattle at $7 per cord, (Wem are being received daily from out-of-town for delivery In car load lot*. The wMd drilTrml for 17 per rord will com* in four-foot Irntttis the plan Mnc to rrrat* Join in town, aa wall M out of town. Married mm with fuiiilin will br sivrn first prefecrnc* at Ihr ramp, and a* people rw-fivr tlie wood In town, the single mm will bf furnished with Inn porary John in rutting thr wood into shorter lengths, for Instance, into 16-inrh length*. at II a rord. Johansoo asked Tlir Star Mon day to emphasize the fart that niorr order* for wood arr nmlnL if thr rluh I* to arromplKh all It hopes to accomplish for the JoUnu. Thr club's phonr number Is Klllott «o:«. "It in a hi* task. Indeed," ■Johanson said, "and thr problem is ho tmnifnjw that onr IrrmMrn nt thr thought of ita magnitude. Itiit. taltrn from day to day and dt-aiinc with individual* an thry romr and aa thr nerd appears, it beromca a very simple inattrr to Irnd a (wiping hand to thoar who would hrlp IhimiNrra. "VVr arr proud to nay that It In prlnrlpaJl.v thru tlir effort* of The Star that ttlin enterprise and this rclirf havr brrn madr possible It Mrffl* Thr Star in always picking the winner. This hold* good in this particular ra«, aa usual." Michael Collins Reaches London liONHON, Oct. 10.—Michael Collins, "comma nder-in chief of the Irish Republican army." wlio for nearly two yearn has waged guerrilla warfare against Hrltlsh forces In Ireland until the armistice brought cessation of hostilities, arrived here today to take part In the formal con ference lietween Sinn Fein delegates and the lirltlah cabinet commit tec at 10 l>ownlng at. tomorrow. Collins la the Irish leader moat feared and hated In England. the proposed reduction of fares would create a deficit which would have to be met by general taxation. Hia full statement, of the aitua tlon follows: "During the 10 days I have been absent, the matter of the city re turning to a 6-cent rarfare has been brought up. 1 do not see any reason, however, why there should be sny hasty action in the matter until w<- KOO "where we are going to get off." WANTS! TO KNOW WHKHK MONKY'S COMINtJ KBO* "I would like to know from those who sponsor this bill where the money is Koinir to come from to meet the street railway obliga tions, if we return to a 5-cent rarer HOME EDITION COMMISSIONERS CHARGE MKIISE OF COUNTY COM Part of Fund Collected From U. S. for Support of Federal Prisoners in County Jail Demand haa been marie upon former Sheriff John Stringer by the board of county commission ers, it waa learned Monday, for the return of approximately 16,000, wltirh Stringer Is said to have wrongfully converted to hia own use while in offk-r. The money k part of 151.T12.C4 collected from the Pnlted States gov ernment for the support of federal prisoner* confined 1n the county Jail and county stockade. ••SHOKT.aiAM.KI>" COt'NTY, IS CHARGE Htrlnger Is alleged to have paid GOVERNMENT STARTS PROBE OF JAP TONZT By Robert Bastien Bermann Federal officials joined hands Monday with the prose cuting attorney's office in investigating the affairs of tli* World Cable Directory company, the Japanese-headed cor poration in the Thompson building, which has been selttaff stock on promises of 4,000 per cent dividends and lifetime jobs for all investors. Postoffice Inspector Joseph S. Swenson is not certain that the actions of the company warrant a federal charge of using the mails to defraud, but his suspicions have been and he promises a searching investigation. No reply has yet been received from the corporation's at torney, Col. J. M. Hawthorne, to the question put to him by Maj. Bert C. Ross, deputy prosecutor, as to the assets of the company, and the representa tions which are being made about them. Hawthorne's fail ure to file the answer is de laying action by the prose cutor's office, but it is expect ed that some steps will be taken as soon as it is filed. Meanwhile, an investigation Is be ing conducted with a view to (tossi ble additional charges against the company—or Individual members of Its board of trustees. MAY (iFTT HIM ON KI'ICIDK PACT No definite decision has yet been reached on the quesilon of whether of the corporation, could be prose, cuted for makitm his employes sign the secret agreement with Its now famous "harlkarl clause," but the prosecutor's office s looking up au thorltle* on this subject. It Is pointed out that the Wash ington Code provides for 10 years' imprisonment for "aiding, abetting or Inciting an attempt at suicide," but. although the hari-kari contract If we hud been taking in enough money to meet all (Irmandu we never would have raided the fare from f> cents; had we been taking in enough money even at f»\4 cent* we would never have rained the fare to H 1-3 cent#: no one got any pleuaure out of raining the rate* and no money 1* being wasted in running the line*. "The report* of the state bureau of inspection of public office* and account* *how that many economies In operation hav»- been put Into ef fect by Mr. Henderson, the general superintendent of railway*, and that he is making a highly credlt able showing in the operation of the line*. A* a matter of fact. Mr. Henderson ha* the reputation of be- , ing one of the be*t railway men in| tho United flutes. He is now mak TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE the (jountjr only 115,789 SO of this num. Htrinirer was sheriff from Janu ary is, 1919. to the second Mon day in January. 19J1. He »ue reeled Robert T. Hodjfe and «U replaced at the last election fcy the present sheriff. Matt Starwich. eminent "and' "Rlnr county Iter Um care and maintenance of federal prisoners has been In force several years. It la a rrrhal contract, eoa firmed by coi tcr pondcncc, by wMca the county receives AS cents a da/ for the keep of each federal pris oner. in undoubtedly a suicide pact, no ev idence can be found that anyone ha» actually tried to fulfill tt an yet, so It In not certain that it is an ac tionable matter. The comjuiny Is assured of plenty of diversion, however, even if there should be no prosecution on thle ancle. With criminal action expected at any moment. B. W. Hall, typewriter dealer. Is considering a civil suit against Col. Hawthorne, the com* pony's attorney, because of the lat ter's statement Saturday. In which Hall alleges that slanderous aliena tions were made against him. Hall denied absolutely the truth of Haw thorne's version of the typewriter deal between him and the company.* Aroused by reports of threat**- e«l violence to Thomas Y. Naba taine, .lap presilient of the com pany, Sheriff Matt Stnrwlch an nounced Monday that he was pre pared lo talie "necessary steps" lo protect the head of the "get (Tum lo Page 7, Column 4) ing an Investigation In the Kast un der authority of the city council. Why the haste to act while he is away? "If the 6-cent fare means an in tended reduction in wages by tho city council, let us know how much tho wages are to be reduced and how much will be saved In this re gard: in other words, before chang ing the Income In such a radical manner, let us use ordinary busi ness principles, not merely vi with each other in courting popular fa vor. MO Nicy MIST COM*: I'ltOM MOMKWHKItK "After completing sn Investiga tion ns directed by ordinance, I ad vocated that we seek relief from the (Turn to I'uge 7, Column 3|