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Briaimdl and Cabiimet File Resignations Following Clash VOLUME 23 uome Brew Howdy. folk-.! .It hi a >in to play (oil on Sunday the way Hour plaj it. • • • Prif« ot r(t> U dropping here, aaya the market editor Quit your yoking: • • • Thr V. S. tfiMtc ha.- ordered an Investigation of furnrturo prkm. Which will not, of ct>ur»e, take up the (iprnM of «nat» seats. • « • All the evidence point* to the fact that Senator Newt>erry rpent money like a Seattle councilman. • • • a a TODAtX PKI/K JtlhK Vnnor Tom \\ at«on » « • • • Wonder If "irwnhadu" will he 4dopte«| aa the national currency of the new Irish Free State? • • • 4 t»«ll ftffht tfcal »•» to h*«« bc*n fcf T»i Ki'h ar*f in Mid li«m h*i uar* o*rd*n b*« Ireoil etnreled V*« f.ava l«t« of h«a fear* a*-ry *«ek. Nl *e ' call 'am ft«H flibti *• o«ibt * " la • a a Out with black at raw b*ante> ot> •+rv+<l on H#ron.J ava., my* Wanda Ton Ktltl+r. "Fir® wh*n yon ara rrady, Ifrtd l*y m WTRE MARKIKI), TIM) W, I*. IJeorire, Kncttiih novfli*t now Iwturtn* tn the U. H , mym he dnffin r like women. Where doe* he get that »tuff about a "per feet" woman? • • • Hr lharprnrit up hu WDomln' ikilrt. A n't did tomr kill Thr* ftll upon hit funny bonr. And tharp'itrd up hi* trill. • • • Centre college football team la con templating a ftv. week \ i.«lt In D m ville, Ky. The old arhool will be Clad to r«c what the I'jhi look* Uke. • • • A profeaaor In Liverpool (England) >iini*cr*t!y announce* a cure ha* been found for the aleeplftr sickness Let's try It out at the city hall. • • • GOINd I 1* We see where Seattle ha* is »oed tl.j4M.fKMi worth of new building permit*. Vt e sincerely hope it i* not another mammoth hotel. 0 0 0 Put your f.tith In woman, but keep a carbon copy.—Smart 8«t. • • • Uuaala might add to the value of her paper money by printing a comic atrip on it. •• • I S R. O MKKWI HP. H. O. I*. Thr mm nrr irtimM On thrir morning Irtp* fo town. Thr liiflka mII w «tamlins: Thr men «rr •ittinjr Ttie> Innk mi »«•! and Well lahhH •«»«! |r«»mr*l t>miffr; Thry read thrir mwrnini p«|Kr« And rnjoy their lulf ho«r ntlf. Thr Mie« Ihfj look m Inr it |fti» npoii »hr|r nrri M To hefp nprifht »rw| UlanrH .%-»«• ingUif round thr rur»f«, They t»r«rr acain«( fm h othrr, Thrf han| upon thr •impa, Thr* ffml m mamlfif pnprr Thrir neighbor'* •hrrt, prrhapa' Itir FaaHakr rant iarr rrawilH On thrir moniinf trip* to town; Thr la«liMi All «rr •ian<linf-> The 4,KNTl*l~rffc> ail U»mn —4lbaer»er, • • • If »h|i bo treavon to Cowcn park men. way* lh«* fair pcwtass, let 'em make the moat of tt! • • • "Say* 17,000 f/e*yned to Vly litir- j In* War."—Newspaper I Y» -, and Monw of them learned to . flea .U. of W. Da lly • • • *—■ : 3 1 111 We understand Newberry ha* j Io«t t hrf«• more vote*. Probably j ; a chip off the old agricultural j bloc. 1 X • • • •Kfunny how I>ofl Angel#-* alway* talk* al>out It* *un*hlne unci never about its f»arihfju«'ik<»H. • • • JleMdrntn of Cow n park arc still throwing fits; T/u.' reason is plain: i\\ry hair n't got their /its. 000 Back te#-th and small boy* are hard to fill. • • • r lA'lj C.KK i.h !■:. Til (II IK I. VAMI', HKZ Pofenn liquor an' liijlit tiinif rwv.r *lrWte t»l«e in Ihe nam. plait-. They don't have to, 0. m 1 WEATHER Toniukl. fair aid mirotrr; k'riday, pro 6a My rain,' tlronu ra«l nlv \rintl*. FORECAST MAN IS VICTIM OF PLOT Love Has a Recoil; He Loseq $1,000; Woman, Thugs Are Sought hillnabig Uw> mbkrjr of Ktjr VtrkrWi of *1 »m<> in r«Ali, Hi Truth a%«\ H. ami t|»l|ala *l., W-bi nl* t»» I»« Cluil lUUH ami J S. Majrw «ki \|ikr |)uki*n, 41. I* botvr. al sixth avr H. ami Kin? *t., al iHMHt Thur»cU>. DukUn *a» h«l|| «t» an «>fw-n rharf*. IM o( Mill OIK* of tli« feamlil*. * By Robert B. Bermann Twenty two year* aco Kir 11/1,1. li, living with lil« wife and ■ Ixldrni In AtKlrit, hiard a >tnry from a iratrhr »lw -luptxd at hi* little farm. It m, Ihe atory of a d»tinl Land, halfway around the globe, whTe gold was a* plentiful aa wood. Ely wondered at the tale: then de. elded h« would co and aee for hlm *•!/. t.eavln* hi* family at horn* »Ith promise* to brtn« them to the Land ot Promlne when hi had picked up enough nU to keep them in luxury for the re«t of their llv«n—he xtiirted weatward. ' A few month* later he waa in I Alaaka. • • • !!<• found Mi«k» far different from what lie hul i ipn lnl (.old there waa a-plenty fim ~M | , for Ihixi' who had wimril and won that mifl fickle of all dam *el*» the (todde** of t.oek And thr troddew turned an aloof •houlder to all of KlyV wooinc* He totled and tolled. lonv daya and long niphts hut the (CkMkSeM waa not to be won hy mere toll The months p«i**ed Into fnri With the picture of hla little brood nlwnya In hi* mind's eye. lie tolled on and on but the fickle goddeaa eluded him. H' wouldn't irn tack, tho "Other tnen have struck It." he told himself. "I will too-- If I atlrk at It." • • • Finally, however, he ele iiN hi« ta*k wa* futile. Hut mn • lien he woiilrfti'l go haw-k. He h»H promiwd hU wife rtrhe*—» »»wl if he couldn't cr| it one way, hf could Nnothfr. Ho deeerted th« miner'* pick for the flaherman'* not. It would take lonfr —but It waa aurer. And. at laxt. Ju*t a f*w month* nro, Iw i|i»< kH he had iimnw<<.| enough rtchea to go home. It w.tan't what he had e*peeted hh yeara' navinga totaled only a little more than tl.ooo. Hut 11.000, h" figured, would mean mor« In Auatria than It doe* in Alaafca. And, anyway, \m couldn't fight off that grutwlng long ing In hla heart nny more. • • • lie wound up hla aimple af fair" iviul a few flay** ago Umhl In Seattle. Then «nine the ft hock. f'ahling home the I rK*w« to hla wiff he found thar that patient woman had nt Mt despaired of ever tj»«t|ng of th»' he had promised her and had pgaaed on to a land where gold Is not legal tender. It waa a terrlblr blow at flrnt. Tfut then be experienced a pe ctillar phenomenon. The long year* apart had dimmed hla memory. An atatnirt grief ho felt but no more. (Turn fo I'age 7, Column .') "I'll Buy Your Car" J'robnbly srore* of people would Hay that. If they could aei* tha machine you now have for sale. Jjeach theae people- adverting your car for fAle in an evening paper—The Htar. Because The Htar reaches peo ple In the evening when they have time to iwmJ and to decide. And do you know that In He tttle The Htar baa more home, read circulation than any other pa per? I'hone your ad to Main 0600. A c:ornp'*tent ad taker will help »ou word your ad If you dcalre. The Seattle Star 1.A1«r«4 m Imkiad I'ltM Mftliar M#jr I. !•••. •* !*»• • ! •••III*. Wuk., ui.dw lit* A.t of Cob|r««a Mtrtli I, ||7> P«r )•«/, by Mall, |» (4 |» DO NOT BE • (EDITORIAL) Oh. listen to the poli ticians! Hear them nay: "Why, of course, the poll tax law will be re pealed by the next legis lature. It hasn't worked out very well. There is too much public senti ment against it. It isn't necessary to have the people vote on the repeal, it isn't necessary to have any initiative measure at all. When the next legis lature meets the poll tax will lie abolished. Why, even f.overnor llart thinks the poll tax ought to l»e repealed now." Don't let these poli ticians trick you with that sort of talk! The legislature that poll tax law! Gar. llart demanded it! We KNOW thin! Maybe the legislature would repeal th> poll tax. And may lye it wouldn't We cannot afford to take a chance for we never KNOW what the xtate solons will do. There is just one sure way to rid this state of the poll tax law. That is to put an initiative re peal measure on the bal lot and give the people a chance to decide. We all KNOW what they'll de cide. The people will kill the poll tax by an over whelming vote. Pay no attention to the politicians who op pose the initiative repeal measure. Register so that you ran sign the repeal peti tions! Sign the petitions when they are circulated a few weeks hence! Then, at the general election next fall. VOTE! That is th£ only SI RE wav to ABOLISH THE POM, TAX! POLL TAX FIGHT TO OPEN SUNDAY Public Meeting to Be Held at the Hippodrome rtmpalgn to repeal the poll tn* law will be officially launeh«Ml Sunday afternoon, at 2uiu, with a public nuu*a meeting at tl»e Hippodrome. The meeting will be unique, accord ing to Jon«'ph K. Manning, who 1k i promoting It, in that there will b« no net apceehea. Kveryone pre.*vent will be giveti an ; opportunity to air I«Ih or her view* Jon the poll tax. or on other question* ; of current Internet, for the matter «»f ! that While an open invitation ban bean laaued to the general public. Manning aaya that women will bo ca ! t>eeially welcome at t|u» meetJng. t;>»e of the IlipjKidronte haa been j donated by (?a*per JH lx< her, proprle ' tor of the pavilion. Man Dies, Wife Hurt as Auto Hits Cliff fOKTLAND, Jan. 12. M. Kevin, r<B, Is dead, and hl» wife suffered a fractured leg, an a result of their au tomobile rolling over a 40-foot em bankment. The Levin*, with A. J. Drtifjrpr, were driving on the Columbia high way, when their car akldded. Drug, ger, who escaped with minor injurle*. say* the car turned over hi vi tal time*. Married 10 Minutes, Dies in Automobile OOI.'NCII. m.UKPH, lown, Jan. 12. -Ten minutPH after lilh marriage t" Jilltu llannn Mrunlnc, 20, Henry Tl.nket), 2S, Italia*, K I)., wan UI lift wh< n hin automobile became unman aiouble and plunK'vl uvi'r ftli embank ment. Tin- bride. who was only .Unfitly Injured, I* proatralcd with grief. On th-e Issue of American ism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLE. WASH., THURSDAY. JANUARY 12. 11)22. VOTE ON SENATOR IS NEAR! Expect Ballots on Newberry Case Some Time To day; May Be Tie BY I.WVICI MI MUtriS \\ \MIIM.TI>V Jan. IS —lU puldlian wiuC h-i<W% I miay ln mmllfv Ihr rnnilutloii •ralinc Truman 11. !Swwb«-rr> —> » to inrtudr In U a i»n»un- of rilniMUil unr of nworjf in ri«rllon> lii a J«i»l Muf ll»«» voting Snulw Willk ■>( Ohio, oik of Ihr doubtful «•» tarv aniniunrNl Iw would »<•«<■ la w»| Nmlwrr) • • • WARIIINOTON, Jan li Thr pmwtililllty of a tl* vot* In the Nrw. horry rut waa bolng ronald«r*d by Irwdara on U>Ui atdna aa th» wnau uj't today. I Kor N.-wh»rry. 4J. anlnat Nrw. iwrry «*. doubtful, « Thl« w.t* «ha llnrup aa tbr drlaMr waa rraumr.l Of Ihr «I COWddarrd < attain to voir tor aratlne Nrwbarrv, «I ar» rrpvibli- «na ai>a dim, Wataon of fi»or«ta. a democrat, llowrvw, h« wan irtwfiKl today to br wavrrinit. and antl Nrwlxtry Irnilrr* «Ud If Ihr trole wna no rlnar that Wat *<n'« voir would drclda It, hr prti|> • bly would vutr asalnat arallng Nrwhrrry. t»f th« 10 axainal Nrwbrrry. Ji arr damncrat* and right rrpubll ••ana. Thr four doubtful acnatora •re all rafmhlUmna. * AUTOS INJURE THREE WOMEN Two Arc Rushed to Hospital for Treatment Two wiimrn ww» at Providence > hospital ami another wn* ronflnrd j to her hom* An a result of two auto itocklvntfl WNliitmlAjr night. Mrx Jorvphllio Fk»hl, 30. of 1027 ?Ird sve N., nn<l s friend. Mr*. Wll llsm Kowland. 40. of the aam* ad dre**. were (Tojwlnn Kwond in at Madison nt at 10 lo p. m. whrn they i were struck by an auto driven by Morel. 40*0 12nd Ave. H VV. Mrs. iw»h| rwlvfd an Injured wplne Mm. Rowland'* rib* wore (crushed In wvi»rttl |»lnr»»«. Thfy wrre attended by lir. J. Nyrall of ih# T>*ary buildinir and later sent to Providence hospital. Venetla Mason, 1205 I 7! 4#th st., suffered InJurlM to thn hip. neck and spine when her automobile was wtrurk at t*nlvcrsity way and K. 4Mb ni by a street nir which f ailed to stop owing to the slippery rails. She wiu» taken to her home. TRANSPORT IS NEAR HARBOR NtfW YORK. Jan. 12. Buffeted by hi-uvy ecas, the renult of the tcmpcut which swept. the mat. the crippled irmjr transport t'rook* in slowly Hearing Nrw York under her owu 8 team. "LIZZIE" IS ABOUT TO HAVE A BROTHER IN AUTOCAR FAMILY DKTROIT, Jan. 12.- "Node," «>f the Ford automobile family, In about. to have a big brother. All arrangements looking toward quantity production of the Lin coln motor <ar have been rnm* pleted, It won stilted toduy at the Ford plant. Ford engineer® have been work ing on the problem of putting the Lln< oln motor car factory on a Ford production bawl* for several months und have*the detalla eu tlrely worked out. Amenta for Ford will appear be fore Federal .1 udge Arthur Tuttle on February 4, the daft* of the re oeiver'a sale of the Lincoln plan!, prepared to bid Up to $11,000,000 to obtain it. There I" a rumor that General Motors and the Immnts have been investigating the propoal tion. SEATTLE HAPPY OVER LOW-PRICED EGGS n>ol# rrlo. A C.n.r, *t«r Ft.ff Phot<Hrr.p>i»r. For ,12 cevts Mrs. John A. Wyard. 5109 Eighth ave. N. W., is buying from John Williams, of the Jersey Egg and Butter Sotfr, eggs that cost 5H rents two weeks ago. Mrs. Wyard is (me of the army of Seattle housewives which is saving a huge sum because "the bottom dropped out" of the egg and butter market. Egg Consumers Here Save $20,280 a Week By E. P. Chalcraft \\ liilr romiiil-Hlon iiwrt ImnU wcr«- taking hmvy lo*m*» in rgc* find butter with i»h inurli stoicism B% Ihry rould muMer, house wives itiriioiit the country Thurs day *»rre rejoicing Ibal "the liol lom had «Jri»p|H«l out of the mar ket." In the grocery store* and at the 'public markets today Mrs, Seattle I wba paying less for • Kits and butter than at any time thlA month, or for several Jan us ties paint. And. natu rally, she was buying more of cach. ! Taking the num)>or of families tn j Seattle* as 78.000, lau«ed oti the *tatl* jtlclan's ave ran e of four to a house ,hold. and 'allowing the conservative «*tlmat« of two doften eggs a week ipur family, It Is found that Mrs. attic's saving on egg* alone i» 120.2K0 each seven days over the price she ha* brni paylnK. The p« ak retail price no far this month was 03 cents, according to a canvass of grocer*. The best ranch egn* are selling Thursday for 40 rents, a drop of 13 cents. J'ullcts are 3- to lift cents a doze n. The sudtb n weakening of the egg market Is due, commission mer chants say, to an unusual warm spell 111 1 In- If till'- I "It Is like this," one of them ex-, plained. "For the last few years Washington has been producing an Increasingly largo surplus of eggs. This AUrphiA pr«»es. for the nioM part, to the New York market, where It In absorbed. Now our local prices are controlled by the New York mar ket quotationA. So when a sudden mildness of weather In the Middle SECOND CIRCUS THEFT TRIAL I VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 12. - flert orcutt and Roy Moore, of Seat tie, charged with robbing a cirrus ot $30,000 September 10, go on trial to day for the second time before Judge Kir'by. j Since the Jury disagreed in their first trial, the law's delays, in the form of demurrers, affidavit* or prej udice and motions for delay, has helo Up the case. I*at<» yesterday the ac cused men applied for another exten sion of time to await the arrival of Ralph Fierce, their attorney. Thl.t I was refused by Judge Kirby, who ap pointed counsel to represent them. The selection of the Jury will b« completed today and the caao pro ceed. Went resulted In a great Inmoiw of ♦ ggs from that w*ctlon, the New | York market waa glutted and the I prl«*e dropped.** flutter earlier In the month retail ed in Seattle for C.l rents a pound. | Today the same gntd«> lella for 45. with some of the lower and popular I grade* low enough to compete | Nerloualy with butter *\jbAt!tutee. lmportation* or Auntralian butter dumped on tlw market Is given aa the cauAe of thin deflation. With colder weather locally And In aome other part a of the country it wim predicted that finr production would prol*a)tly l>e slowed up vnough to hold the murket firm at Its pres ent level. Others pointed out that Ttecause the big poultry men use heated hen neries, • :g production In WaAhlng ton would Ik* little affected l»y our mild changes In temperature. Kin? tvceiptA on Western ave. were con i tlnulng hea>*y. Tn the meantime the workings of the law of supply and demand arc to the financial l»enefit of the gen eral egg andbutter-eatlng public. MARTIAL LAW IN OIL FIELDS MVJXI A, Jan. 12.- National Guard troops were ordered to proceed t»» Mexla shortly before noon today by lirlg. Uen. Wolters, who Is in charge of the martial law none enforced by the governor earlier today near Mex la and the surrounding "golden lane" oil field. AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. It.—Martial law in Mexia and surrounding oil fields was declared today by Gov. Neff becitui"' of lawlesness there. Gambling housea, protected by armed men, are in operation night and day at Mexia, center of the "golden lane" oil fields, the govern or's proclamation declares, NVff as serted that highway robl>ery is fre quent nnd 1m accompanied, in some Instances, by murder of peaceful cit izens, nnd that liquor is being openly sold over bora. MANY DEAD IN SHOP BLAST HERLIN, Jan. 12. Many lives were lost In the explosion of a chcml j eal factory near it was re ported hcic toduj, ♦ HOME EDITION MANY APPLYING . m 2 CHILDREN But "Parents" for Lillian and Gerald Not Chosen By Cynthia Grey ' —j I.lllian nnd Gerald have been of f»red not only one home, but many. No definite deci sion haa been made as yet, so If you have de cided that you want to take these two little kiddies, you still, have an opportu nity. They are of good American parentage, l>otli have large blue, c.\es, golden hair anil healthy com plexions, and. I I II I IAN la*t, but not i l(MU*t. are both I heiUthy, intelli- Ront childron. . Ullian la 3 and I her brother tier* | alii 6. If you are In terested and wll h to ta k e (your chances with the host of RpnerouN • heart j ed Seattle!tea who have an j plied for the Iprl v 11 eKe of I adopting the chlU (iKRAM) ai|U|M|IIK IIIC I'llll* (Inn, «•;« 11 Mrs. McDonnell, Fast 4901, nr Ml«h Clrey, .Main 0600, at The Slur office. N. Y. Evening Post Sold to Syndicate NEW YORK. Jan. 12.—"The New York Evening Pout, one of the oldest newspaper* In the city, haa been sold to a syndleite, it was announced to day. Full detail*! of the transaction and the named of the purchaser* will be made public later. |F :, ipino President 111, Resigns Office ! MA NiI.A,.P. I . .Inn. 12.—President 1 Quezon of the I'hlllpplne »enatc re- I signed hie office lust night. 11l iiuiltli wuh liiuu u« Uio raiaua. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE CENSURE CAUSES MEM! Attack on Briand Policies Leads to Heated Scene and Resignation • PARIS, Jan. I!.—The FrroA cabinet of ArfoUdr Briand re ti(nnl Uuh afternoon. I*rrmirr llriand «Jilrw»»d UM thimbrr of di-pntifii on Ihe ■A' * jart of the f*ume» conference anil I*l pt tudfml hi* ratignaliM , and that of hi* cabinet. Severe criticism of Mrland*a a>ra» in* to meet th« HiiMiinna at next March and of hi* agreement with Lloyd Oeorice ft* to the terma ®f the Angio Krench alliance wi;r« UM causes" o< Briand'a downfall. DENT TKKATY INJI'RKM FRANCIS A statement waa obtained by til* Fnited I'reaa from the French fotv elftn office, denying unequivocally that the proposed Anglo French pact include* any clauM attenuating France's rirhts. The foreign offloa statement aaya the agreement dooa not include pr-ovuiion for Frnnc4te disa rmain*nt in ' the N'ear Kiutf, a ' sub;oct which may be considered by French and British expert* after tlia*" j>act of defenae ia Mimed a' O.innea. After a long plea for the moral aupport of the chamber. Briand end ed, hi* apeeoh with worda clearly In dtcntlng hla disgust at the attitude adopted by hla opponents, and he and the memhera of hla cabinet" walked out of the chamber. President Millerand accepted the ' resignation of Briand, which was tendered Immediately after the pr»> mler left the chambyr of deputies, where he defended hiß policies at Cannes. Kriand Informed the prewr that the French delegates to Cannes were re quired to return to Furl* be.cauae Of thia atep. SAYS lIK XKKDFD BKTTKB St I'l'OKT The resignation of Himself and hla I cabinet would not Interfere with the proposed International economic con ference at Genoa, Briand declared. Asked for the rejiaon for hia resig nation. Brland said: "J needed better support If I wer« to continue." The deputies were ama red by thta move, and there was uncertainty aa to whether Brland was resigning bo cause of hostility among the various groups in the French parliament, or because of dissensions within his cal»- inet. In his speech to the deputies, pre ceding his resignation. Brland stated that the question of German repara tion* would not 1* discussed at tho Genoa conference, at which, he said, the participant* must accept tho guarantees France obtained at Ver sailles, anil furthermore engage to re spect the frontiers of their neighbors. According to new reparations agreement, he said, France would not lose on centime. In case of German aggression on the Rhine. Brland de clared. Great Britain would stand by Franco with her full war strength. Brland pleaded for moral support of the chamber before returning to the supreme council meeting at Can nes, rOINTAIRK I.KADS BKIANI) ATTACK Former President Poincalre led tho attacks against the Brland ministry which resulted In today's reslgna tions. It was the attitude of Poin calre and other leaders with militar istic views which brought about tlia" (Turn to I'agc 7. Column 4) BURCH TRIAL NEARING END T.OS ANORLRS, Jan. 12— Arthur C. Hureh, on trial for the murder of j John llelton Kennedy, may know hla : fate by Saturday. Ily stipulation of both stiles, nrtrn menta will be concluded late Krlday. Superior Judge Sidney N. Reeve »« I ready with his Instructions. Rena- Intf of the Instructions will require about two hours, he said. John J. Sullivan was scheduled to conclude his argument in favor of Hurch at the morning session today. ' He will be followed by Chief I vfcn«« i Counsel Paul Schenck, who is expect ' ed to consume the rest of the (Jay. District Attorney AVoolwlne will cloee the aicumeilU with *u oil Jay tOIUOITOW,