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HERO SAVES LIVES OF 1.000! TRANSPORT CAPTAIN KEEPS SEA PERIL SECRET VOLUME 23 Tragecly Child! Loses U. S. Citizenship; Back to Castle J4ome £rew H«4), fotlk»! IMki'l lki< make }ou frW toung tixi Jri»k> agal«? • « • Almn»t lilt' for (he IKXts U> atait chirping. • • • Too bad they wont let the drug -1or»« noil beer, becauac then b»-«r rouiJ be a drug oo the market. • • • KT.GIN'G IIKR ON I Mi) Mwlhil(.(tr>iM'> cliam pi«»« Km. la>* M r||<i in 3t Jaj »—l'sultry nnir. "I j>) on. Marllull, and damned bf hr aha ltr>l rrie* Hold' Knouth." * • • • M«nv a beautiful bathing beauty in tM* movies haui to*t her job by m coming nmbittuu*. tnnllsi to wear clothes and act. • • • * ft "Rip Van Winkle* ta coming ■ to the Liberty next week. Elect I | him to (Im> ctljr council: * W a • e Merer (atdaell left far IW UrteM I hie »Wl«|. Umm «wt ererrthlag rfeee eeeae. <• be ear*: Our aJert contemporary. The Htar. printed the Uat of Seattle birth* yenterday. and they we re ail J»p». We're darn |Uul Uttle Homer won't Lorn yeaterday —we don't mu( any Ailttio in our family! e • e Dr. John A. Marquis. i«cr*t*ry ol the l > re»byter»n Hoard of Home Mine tot)*, who U In Beattl». aay* that religion W a cure for aJI Ilia. Will it cure insomtila U> church, doctor? e • e # EASY M \BKS A burglar <Lole lo«W Herman frihi C. O. Sotiquit' Thursday night. Most be going to paper hi» hou**-. • • • |> that an It may. A. Sinner op erates a ga/aff<* at Culbertaon. Neb. • • • TIIK TBI TH The rip*! of tenp. The right of wiy Many a lad'* hod II It ho ain't linry today • « • • Our polic» reporter *ay» ther« were fewer p»r*>nj killed by auto mobiles in IKI than In J»JO. That may be due to the fad that 18^0 was a leap year. e e e Hhai'i «f Ihr old - ImlimH rtUtT mh» had mm r<llt«rtal el eey w»fk #.n -Whither Are Me Mrtfllug?" # e • "No Ber. No Work." u»«d lo be the alogan Ju»t before prohibition went into effect. Well, both of 'tm eame true. • • • rone A prmut not on the riilrotd track, lit heart trot 'ill a-flutter: The J;(i ramr thundmno patt. 7 oot-tool ■ f'eonut flutter. • * • •Tilrlie, I'd gladly die a handred tH<n< tor "It'a a .*».t tifum. rf"l'll* • could *«t ft' h «>n t n# In.uran- « • . • , Henry Kord bug offered to buy th" Whole Kren<h navy. Wl«h h<'d Offer lo buy the fleet of wooden •hip* In I-ake Union. Cap'. Itoaid Amund*eif l* going u> the North I'ole •" 'in' l oul whJt kind of weather they have up there. We c.juld tell htm beforehand, and •ave him a lon* trip. • • • f COU) WKATHEK HINT | Should you «lip on the Icy pavement, always fall for | ward. IbnwmlHT —better the i face than the flaek. at. ■ •• • • Ar jriKlni) ih* coiffure to match th> gown In the popular co*tum« in f*e.,»tle. Hence the prevalence of bobbed hair. • • • 1,11 Gee Oee, th' office vamp. *ay* it rnnk'H li<r triad to dl*cover that h< r Idol not only ha« feet of clay, but al*o fallen arch**. • • • Connie Mark ha* decided to take hi* team »o Texatt for their training. When Connie'* rookie* gel to throw- In* the hall. Texa* la none too large a atate for them JCVKHHTT John Kendall, depart rtietit utore employe of H'-ittle, In Provldenre hoapltnl from injurlca re ceived when au-iwit by auto. WEATHER Tonight and Kttndap. /air; moderate «nrthr+Mirrly Tompr-ratorv U»i J| llnurt Maiimum. S?. Minimum. ««. Today iinon, J». Mary de Mumm Must Return to Ger many and Title She Hates, Courts Have Now Decided CLIMAX IN SEVEN-YEAR DRAMA ; SEN'Lt A, Kan., Jan. 14.—This is the .story of a "poor I ''ttle rich girt." in mil life—the resuriw of the seven-year i drama that has had to do with Mary dc Mumm—and the j last "act" that robs her of the friends and the country she loves. ! Mary was born in the de Mumm chateau, near Rheims. ! France, just prior to the outbreak of the world war—the daughter of Baron Walter de Mumm, world famous cham pagne maker, sportsman and German soldier, and Frances Scoville, Kansas beauty and daughter of a former Seneca banker. The night before the first clash between French and j German soldiers, de Mumm and his wife and child escaped from France. Mother and child went to live with the baron's people in Germany. Fled Into Switzerland Life wiu unbearable and they moved to Switzerland. When America entered the war the Baroness de 51umm | instigated separation proceedings against her German hua band. who was winning laurels in the kaiser's aviation ; service. * •»- j The French government, in the meantime, the de Mttmin eotate. ** At the clfwe of the war Mme. de Mumm returned to America and brought her child to her parents in Seneca. Then an act of congress restored to the baroness her | American citizenship and she went abroad to fight, in the J French courts, for her shafe of the seized property beiong ! ing to her hpsband. Before plans could be carried out she died in Paris, and I her body was returned to Seneca for bur.al. than a year ago Baron de Mumm started legal proceedings to recover his child. Grandfather Fights for Child i Banker Scoville, the grandfather, then threw his money ! into a fight for the guardianship of the child. lie went to Washington in that connection and—suffered a nervous breakdown. Lately word came to his bedside that th» courts had returned little Mary to her father. Shortly after Banker Scoville died. And was buried ! beside his daughter, in Seneca. Today little Mary—her mother gone; her granddaddy gone—is waiting for the messengers who will return her to her father in Germany. And how does the little "tragedy child" feel alwut it? "I don't want to leave my grandma—l want to stay in Seneca: I don't want a title. I don't want to live in a castle." But Mary must jro! • CAR AND DRIVER DROP INTO BAY W. J. Connell Manages to Swim to Safety W. J. Connell. 221# 11th ave. W„ wan recovering Saturday from nhock an d *"* ;KKuri- received when hi* au to mobile rn«M thru a barrier »t Pier B i»nd dropped 20 feet Into the bay Friday night. In company with W. H. Carey, Connell waa on hi* w«y to work on the Key*tone State. ftllnded by the fog. Council attempted to reach th<- approach to the bridge and In making a turn atrui-k a rati Inic. which gave. way. Carey leaped from the auto rind ej,r*ii ped but Connell was carried down with the car. He freed htm (.■lf In th" water and nwam to raft, from wlileii he w.m rfnu4 by Patrolman Kr<*d Mill*. An attempt wue being made Hat urday to ralae the Hunken ear. TACOMA FOG CAUSES DEATH TACOMA, Jan. 14. A den*e foi', which ha* hung over Tacom.i tpr three day*, claimed Ita flr*t death la*t night. Albert A. Schmidt «0, who wan found dead In 111* ear, I* be lleved to have died from a weak heart aggravated by the fog. Track* on the pavement allowed, police declared, that he piloted the cur for more than two block* after hi* death. The machine finally crashed Into n. telephone pole. KVEftKTT.—t>r. Frederick E. Bol ton. University of Washington to de liver commencement addre** at the Kverett high Mchool graduation excr route Wednexday night, l orty three receive diploma*. The Seattle Star Kat*r«4 u ■•eond I'lu Mattar Ms/ I, !«»». »i UM raatafrina •Miila wuk. mtu tlx Ait of Con«r«M Manh I. till. r#r T>.r, by Mall. |l lo |i SAFE ROBBED IN PINE ST. STORE Robbers Get Electrical Appli ances but No Cash Safe cracker* entered the Seattle Electric Supply Co, 914 Pino *t.. early Saturday, and, after prying open the wife, e*c«|>ed with varloua article* of loot, but got no c**h. C. A. Underwood the manager, dla covered the robbery when he opened the *hop. The office wan In wild confti*|on, and apixirently had been thoroly ran mckcd The looPtaken by the yegg m»n Included elevtrlc vibrator* and other appliance* valued lit |ion or more. Valuable paper* which were In thu **fe were left behind. THREE MEN ARE DYING IN MINE gCfIANTON. Pa.. Jnn. 14. Tbr*#» m'*n ntlll **nto?nh#Hl. either dead or allv*. w man I:afM) lhr*f In Junul, tenia y (hn cmnuallloh In y#»iit*rday'a mine ravf In In th* DpvU'h Kypbrow of th* Ininmor* No. 2 vol n of *h* National mine of the filen Ald*n Coal company, under Houth Hcranton. La Follette Aide Ends Hit Life PLYMOUTH. Win., Jan. 14 ibnry Krufn'jry, president of th* Wliconfiln Chf'Hi* F«l<M;itlon awl long identified a* a lending supporter of Hftnntor Robert M. T«a Polfrttp, wan found d«ail hanging In hln roftagc at Cry*- tal Lnk*. ni-af herd. Recent nlumpn In the chees* mar kft hud worried Krumery, according to friends. On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise SEATTLK, WASIf., SATURDAY. JANUARY I I. 1922. Mary de Mumm, the "traqedy child" ami, below, her parent*. France* Seville and Baron Walter dc Mumm. HESKETH OPENS UP ON POLL TAX Acting Mayor's First Act Is to Condemn Measure Oiararterldng the poll law aa virions. Inefficient and hopele**-- If antiquated as a mean* of ral" ing retenue, < «un< llnuin Robert B. Hesketh immediately upon assuming office as acting major Saturday morning, l**ued a statement declaring lil« intention to work for the rrpral of Um "poor man's" lax. "The poll la* hIU the people l*a*t able to pay It." he declared. "The widow with three < hlldren to support has to pay. but the war profltteer who Is over &0 years of age Is eg. empt A more unjust form of tax ation rould not be imagined" A mn» meeting will lie held Sun day at : ao p m. at the llipi-odrorne to formulate plans to kill the poll tax. Joseph K. Manning. father of the movement, is In charge of »r rangetmnts. "We wunt to get the Ideas of the public." Manning declared "There will )» few speaker*. We wish this to be a treneral meeting of Seattle residents. "Thomas I* Horner. Seattle at toraey and progressive, will Ik- one of the speakers at the meeting, but the greater part of the talking will come from the audience." A concerted iillai k on the poll In* law. which after a >ear of experience I hey dfflirt dOM pot work, lit '■i prrto) to he launched by 3* county of lll** Mill* 1 when Ihry open their annual convention Moil dav morning nt Olympla. Frank W. Hull, aswaaor for King county, and president of the State Association of County Awrwori. de dared Saturday Hint while other matter* will be taken up nt the con vent ion. the poll "»* will <"ome In for practically >o« i* l " <' nl wpo»i lion. A resolution denouncing tl>«* i>oll tax. ami declaring »• R n " 1 failure, probably will !«• adopts. The convention In expei ted lo holt! forth until Thursday. Injunction for Howat Is Denied KANSAS CITY, Mo.. Jan. 14 <'lr cult Judge Samuel A. I»ew today <|e nled the petition of Alexander llowat. Imprisoned Kansas mine leader, and his hoard for a |M-rmanenl Injunction restraining International President John I. Ix'WM 'HU<I the executive hoard »f »he I'lilted Mine Workers from ousting Ilovuil and hi* "outlaw organisation" from the International union. PORTLAND, Ore -The Rev, John II Hoyd, former pastor First I'resby torlan church here, dies In Chicago. SKULL CRUSHED, NEIGHBOR HELD Accusation Leads to Bitter Struggle Mi* *kuU cru*l«e«| and suffer ing Ironi othrr Injviiet which may re*ult in his deal It, W. D. Dye, Is, tU* Utk ate. H. \V„ Ma» in llie city hospital Satur day. while his neighbor. W M. Ryals I*. C-'A Itth a»e h. VV, »•> being held In the city Jail. Hyal* Is arru«ed of beating llye Into unconciousness hut no charge has been lodged again*! him. pending the outcome of the tatter's Injuries. llye told the police In a moment of < onsctousneas that he had rone to Ryals' home Kiiday night and aci used him of meal inn his lumber, axes and household goods and cut ting his electric wires. After an acrimonious argument, I>ye said. Ryals selxed a club and struck him over the head, kno- king him to the ground. Ilyals continued beating his neighbor, according to the police, even after the latter had lapsed into unconsciousness, and leased only after he hud been over powered by neighbors. Ftyals was arrested by I'oilre Hergt- O. I*\ Huchanan. RICH FARMER ADMITS CRIME *IA 1)1 HON. Wts . Jan.. 14 yart well Farwell, 43. w-althy farmer, confeased today to murdering Philip Houston, wlinw charred liody «im found in a burning haystack near Portage. The confession »%i* made to news papermen In the Madison Jail. Mount on and Farwell had many difficult lea. Houston wmi formerly employed by Farwell, and claimed the latter owed him aeveral hundred dollar*. Farwell alao objected lo a love affair between hla sister urid Houston. BURCH JURORS DEADLOCKED !>OH ANOKI-.KS, Jan. 14 On-) lone woman la holding out agalntit nine women and two men who are willing to convict Arthur <llun;li of the murder of John Helton Ken nedy, according to a current minor nt the ball of Juntlco shortly before II a. in. today. The holdout, according to the re port In circulation, la Mrs. Bra 1>" Moll, generally counted the staunch est Hurch adherent of any who ant In the Jury box. Mra. W. W. Hwetland, who early today was credited as lading aligned will* Mrs. lie. Molt, later waa said lo have la-en wou over to the ma jority side. SPEED CAUSED WRECK! "Hell-Dinger Is at Throttle," Says Porter, Expecting Big Smash By Robert B. Bermann S|l»<l IMIII* ITM the MOM of the wrerk of lln' North f oa»l IJmHfil. on the Northern Pacific rallrud. near Pasco TtiufMlay •rrwdini fa pawrncm on llir tmln %»lio *• re tn SmlUn Salwilai, mm rim Irom »hork anal more M-rloo* Injuria "We got « hrtt dlntt Urlytn' uk. •n - he'* tntn" to curry u* tfraight to hell innurhi " That, to J F. Avery of Petrott, *u the prophecy maile by the porter on the oliarrvation r»r ■ few minute* before the Iwl three <oach*« on the train were hurled off the track with a anund tike U>c anap ■pin* of • |ianl whip. II.VU TM HOIJ) OS HKATN Roth Avery and M A. Han«on. of Hpok.ine «Im *a« a lad In the ab •ervstlon ear* at the time of the | wreck. declared (hat the train was running at mirfc high »pe»d that It I was impowlble to keep one's wal without holding onto post* or simi lar immovable übJ«rU. This high rpeed. according to pane enger*. was nothing unuaual. M«-m jber* of the train crew told them that [the engineer habit speeded up" |at 1!j« dangerous series of curve* * wreck occurred In order to tur <u> up I'aiwrnjrr" were r»cn more In dignant. however, over wlial the) dmrribed aa Ihe wanton neglect of the train rrew when pa*«eti*«-r» were lying. Injured and In-lplm*, In the •virtunM'd Pullman. "It waa > 4! when the wreck oe , < urred." Hanson declared Saturday "No osstst.inre »as irlven the In jured by the railroad until between 3 and 4 the next morning. Th two doctor* In the observation car did splendid v. in K, and the porter stuck to hla car and helped the Injured passengeis. Hut the real of the tniln < rew seemed to have no Interest at all In anyone. INJI RKIt U\V IN (ill.II "All the windows were smashed out of of course, and It got pretty cold during the five hours that the Injured people had to *alt for help. Vet the railroad company didn't make the slightest effort to keep them warm or feed them." Hanson was nl/rn Irate over the fact that the paseengers who paid for berth* which they could not oc cupy were not offered a refund. He added thai the company refused lo pay for telegram* which pas»en gers wished lo send lo allay the fears of friend* and relatives. "All of the passenger* were (uriou* o»cr the I real mi ni they received, but they weren't al lowrd to r\prr»* their wrath when reporter* came on the train," llan*nn asserted. "Itail road official* shooed the report er* off, and refus.-d lo give them even mi much as a li*t of In jured." tTKIAH. Cal -Four member* of f;im 11>" of Kdward Slcnl died from tri chinosis. believed to have resulted from calmer home-cured l*irk Other cases of trichinosis reported from Caspar and Fort Bragg. MAYOR ORGANIZES A FREE MARRIAGE AND BABY BUREAU INDIANAPOLfa. Jan. M.—Lew Slmnk, mayor of the Hooaler metro poll*, came to the front to day for the bachelors and widow*. Shank established u "marriage bureau" In the city hall and will organize a society of widow*, wid ower*, old maid* nnd bachelors— object, matrimony. "If nny widow or widower Is thinking of getting married agnln, and when their hilling and cooing l.s done, I will do the lllble act without charge." Shank said. The mayor simultaneously an nounced he would Rive a high ch»lr to each of the first 600 hablel in lndlannpolla named af ter him. HOME EDITION Will H.Hays Resigns for Movie Office Quits Cabinet Post to Become Chief Director of Photoplay Industry Will H. Hays m I!\\MONO CKIPPKR WAMIINt.rtIV Jan. ll.— 1 Postmaster General Will Hays t'Klaj announced hid intention of resigning Ironi I'midflit Hard ing'* rahlnet to become the "movie king" of the I nitod SUtn. Offkial announcement af hi* intention waa made by Hay*, follow ing a conference at the While XnUMe ltd* morning in which President Harding re luctantly arqui«vid to the pool maaier general leaving the rah hat Cpoo the hi |rheat authority the I'nlted Preaa learned today that Kenator Harry J*ew. Indiana. Terr probably will auocecd Hays aa post master general. Hay*, the first member to drop out of the official family. liecome* head of the national aaaociatton of the mo tion picture industry, representing virtually all the largeat film pro ducer* in the country. HAYS AMI) IIARDINO lIWIK STATEMENTS The new offi<-e liears somewhat the same relation to the motion picture industry, now the fourth largest in dustrial enterprise in the nation, that Judge K. M. 1 Hindis' position does to organized baseball. Following 11.c conference st the Whit* House. Hays and Harding hoth Issued statements, hut no men tion was made when the resignation would tiecome effective. Hays" statement said "With the president's consent. I have decided to undertake the work suggested t>y the motion picture producer* and dint rlbutors. No con it met has been executed yet. 1 am .Assuming, of course, that a sstlsfac- I tory contract will be possible and one which will make certain earn ing out the high purposes contemplated for this treat industry - ."* President Harding expressed his regret at having Hays retire from 1 the cabinet, "where he has already i made so fine a record." ! PRESIDENT SORRY ITO li)SK IIAYS The president's statement follows: 'The postmaster general and 1 | have been discussing at considerable length the proposal which has been made to him to become the head of a national association of motion picture producers and distributors. "If the arrangement proves to tr. when the "lefails are worked out. what It seems to be, I cannot well Interpose any objection to Mr. Hays retiring from tl*< cabinet to take up jt work so Important. It Is too great nn opportunity for a helpful public service for him to refuse. "1 shall l>e more than sorry to have him retire from the cabinet, where , he has already made so fine a record, but w» have agreed to look upon the I situation from the broadest view point and seek the highest possible R<>od." In accepting the offer, which h%l has had under consideration for more than a month. Hays will absolutely divorce himself (mm politics- the work In which he has Imttled so vigorously for the last four years. Hays' formal resignation will oc cur when his movie contract Is signed. Denver Fighting "Smut" Magazines DKNVKR," Jan. 14. —Whether the city has the right to l>ar the sale of ■o-called "smut" magazines probably will be decided In the courts here. Members of the Women's Co-opera tive league recently prevailed upon city officials lo slop the sale of al legoil risque publications. Publishers of one of the matrftxlnes have retained counsel here and havo announced their Intention to carry the case lo the supreme court, If net esaary. REV. SIDNFY \ STROM; will address the Mllllonnir club, !>S \V. Main St., Saturday evening. There will be a program of entertainment. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE VETERAN TROOPS RETURN Doughboys and 14 German Bride* Land, Saved by Brave Skipper XKW YORK. Jan. K -Rmt ftpUin Joacpli J. Repha, MH> manning hi* fir*t v«ofl at atfrn* bronchi the »rmy tranapart Croaha »afrlj home to part Um terrific ►lomis alur the vraad ►prune a *er»wi leak. waa toM todaj when the < rooke ImM with 1,000 doughboys (ram Um lihiiw, It iHtmin bridea «l tit? hodie* of American mUMi Th« < rookr docked today* after brine nrortH up Uw tap by till* and boalu contoMag rHatlrni of the rrturning a - dier* and city nfficVh. lflphe.it praiee of r«ptala Repta* who kept all knowlwtxa of the dli« «*r from hi* pa-wnidi affit trwg moat of ttw trHr, waa (trn k# Ontafn Walter Bernard. aiaihid superintendent of tba l*nllM Stated transport aervlce. HEAVY STORMS uvrm SHIP Captain Repha had never brtorf be<-n to command of a vessel. The Atlantic voyage had t scarcely started before the Crook* ran lau heavy storms which till rr ■ —il tn violence an she plowed bar way slowly westward. Tuesday mominjg Captain Repha. who had been tafc* ing soundings every 11 minutaa tM an additional precaution. Instead ofl twice a day as was customary, noticed that there was It InctMß mt water In No. 1 hold at 1A o'clock* At noon this had increased to S4 inches. Realizing that the transport wa4 In serious danger. Captain Hrpha Informed Chief Kngineer Chariot U> Hurkguist and Chief Officer K. Hoick of the situation mod orderoj them not to let the troops or tbi p.ts*engers know of the danger. Hoick, with 50 men, went down to to No. 1 hold, shifted over the caiv* and found a serious leak where Ihrffl rivrta had (prune loo?-. Tho damage was repaired without anyone outside .the rescue party bo ins aware of the trouble. For 14 hours the men worked in darknM In the depth of the hold. It was not until 2 p. m. Wednesday that tbf work was completed. SOLDIER BONUS WITHOUT TAX WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. Th* Cnlled States will pay a soldier b»» nus without one cent of additional taxation upon the people, under plana republican leaders lu congrcss were working on today. This plan calls for paying tho bonus with Interert on the foreign debt or by the sale of bonds Issued against collection of the war debt principal. "The proposal that the foreign debt be used to pay the bonus undoubted* ly will l>e adopted If it proves feasi ble, H nd I lielicve It will." Hepr* sentative Fordney, chairman of th* house ways and means committee, said today. • 'President Harding Is In favor of the plan and has personally con> mended It to the committee." FATTY'S TRIAL 13 SLOW WORK SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. H-Th« monotonous work of trying to find * Juror who known nothing of the Roa> coo (Fatty) Arbuckle case and not too much about other thing*. »u resumed today in Arbuckle's 'rial ott charges of having taken Virginia Kappe's life. Eleven Jurors temporarily passed Were in the box when court opened. Slow progress during the first hour made it certain the Jury could not be completed today. Of all the bored people In court, Arbuckle seemed the m«st bored by It all. I'NKMPIjOVBD VKTKRWS will meet Sunday, at 3 p. in. under the auspices of the Unemployed Veter ans' club, at Veterans' hall. ]6l6'« Third ave. Hungry men coming M 2 y m. will bo ted.