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RED TAPE KILLING VETERANS! HUNDREDS OF MEN LEFT TO STARVE VOLUME 24. NO. ». J+ome grew Cirr-otinrv folk*! Now lhat the filings hivr flwwt. Iw» do )ou like the mm jou h«<e lo !«•» foe? • • • Som* of the rtuitliiialM sr* not •ufflclently well known, the other* tra too well known. • • • What hu become of tti« oIJ fuh loned man who uaed to bet a botth of Scotch on the election? O • • AND STAY UINOKK Koop people are flmllnt fault I with Major Caldwell for taking m» man} « a ration* Not we. lie ouiht to take more. * • • Our Idea of a good Job la religious editor of tho Pol lea C.asetu. • • • While Preeldent Harding la -trug. Sling on the llnka, William Jennlnga Bryan l» fighting on the miaaing Unks. • • • H. Alrln Moorf ha* filed for th* council acuo. Homfbody ought to warn him that h«'i getting into * bad habit. • • • At tfcst. If •or* •Hht to •«on« U« tit mi 41. • o • "C Ie o palm, a hen belonging te Mr*. W. K. Palmer. Dili Hr«t ii' N. W„ la 1 dfl Ml egg recently / that waa eiglit I ai«i • half bwh« one way and «u and a half the other." —New* Item. • • • Prank Cooper, aupertntendent of •rhoota. ha* tendered hH rertgnatlon The klda are hoping that all the •ther teacher* will follow hla exam •He. e e a MWS BHim Another Seattle man believed what a bootlegger told him. Oea* mark* piece where body ■aa found. • e e It would be much more appropri ate If Jim Thorpe. Mmoti* Carllele ■tar. would come to the Indiana In stead of the Beaver*. • • • An eg* receiving atatfon b» ached «lM to be opened at Everett today. We atippooe the egg* will be *ent In by radio If the hena are not static. • • • TifK HONEST ADVKBTISP.R "Our establishment ha* been well know to all over the world. Buyer* are re<juealed to be care ful at oar lion Brand Tea."— Advertiarment for Japanese tea. • • • *pr In | trml»t»* fifnp iwwlp Thtrt'l no dMftr of hold out* vrtfitlnC th« »»Ml*4ol»bta AthUt ftea. o • • (Us Talo itudent* hamarrfwl Zi'gfekl choral girla hi the pa*t two CiT*. Th«r«'» no uj>» »rrulnif. A n with a collec* 1 education certain ly hajt many tdruiUfw. • • • The foolith crook trho urtnt* t» Irr'lk from )*il trill «-»« a ««r; Thr imar! our P-JV" <i hear? fee And breaks (t icith a law. • • • miJ . THIS in PI-AH* Kwotofl from th* mayor: Th« plnh»(M!*4 •»!*- jtint-trr-p *bft rtport that I h*4 to »*t rarlotdi of potato*® b* •old Is Croor#nt »• ■ * unml'liattd liar. Can't Mr It any «trongt In a r»*w«papar, bat I'd Ilk* mx a f»* word® In pr»- ▼•to to tbo lyln* wh«»p who »tarf*d il tOlth. mayor. From tho CrMtM (lowa/ Ad*«rtl»*r Oaaotta. • • • Th«r* is w *y for ****■■ to a»ttta the bonuw problem. Hand the bootif to the city council. THK KINK IS HORRY In telling of the bomb wrecking of the U. 8. consulate at Sofia. a news paper say**. "Cha* H. Wilson. American Mini* ter to Bulgaria, Absent at Time of Explonlon; Kin* Kxpresae* Ke g r«L" ■• • • Altho It Is •oms llm#-« bard to distin guish b#tw««n th« ritiach of »n allay rat and * Vottk changing g*mr*. • • • rre that as it may. Wesley A. Dooney 1* general manager of the fiolf Refining company at Pittsburg and O. R- Nutty 1* general sales: manager. Both live In Squirrel Hill, a suburb of Pittsburg ITOBTING HONG Many thankn to you. fir or old llomrr lire it for that hind thought And the /our lines, too. Co on ond teU the ladlei fair Of mi/ briaht blue eye* And golden hair —th*°n Itet your booti. I'll win that rhalrt _c. 11. tlallant. CounrHlmanic Candidate • • • _ If <"harlle Gallant doesn't win out for 'he council they ought to elect him poet laureate. • • • TEOW! A. 4. Reach, county came war den. says there are too many stray cal* In Seattle. So we hear —•very night. WEATHER Tonight, fair; rain; mo4rratr caitrrty wind*. FORECAST NOVEL IS BREAKING RECORDS! "If Winter Comes," Sensational New Best-Seller, Bought by Star; to Be gin Appearing Next Week The writer is A- S. M. Hutchinson, whose "Once Aboard the Lugger— * "The Happy Warrior" and "The Clean Heart" have had a wide vogue in England. '7/ Winter Comes" Is Story of Mark Sabre, Character as Real as You "Mark Sabre in going to be as real to me as long as I live as any man I have ever known in the flesh. "For there are two sorts of inhabitants in this world: (1) book people, (2) flesh people. Novel Starts Off in Leisurely Fashion But Reaches Astonishing Climax Spook of Pictou May Now Be in Antigonish By Hal Armstrong Report* reaching here of the scien tific Investigation of the now famous "ghost of Antigonish," Nova Scotia, have recalled to the mind* of many Seal lie Canadian*, especially former Nova Scotlans. the wlerd antic* of the much earlier and more erratic spook of I'lcUMi." The "ghost of Antigonish." accord- In* to recent news dispatches, was content to manifest Itself by such demonstration* a* "aplrlt rapping*," the braiding of cows' tall*, slapping unsuspecting visitor* smartly In the face, and selling occasional fires In the home of Mr. and Mr*. Alexander Mac Donald, of Antigonish, N. H. Tile "spook of Pictou" sup posedly inhabited at will (lie body of a M ycnr old girl, Maggie («r --michael, a «slf, during the year* IHHH and IKH7. Maggie had been taken from a foundling asylum and adopt**! by the family of Daniel McKay, a farmer, living at ( ape John. Piclou county. Belittle resident* who lived In the vicinity of ("ape John at the time re call vividly how, when "the devil was In her," Maggie Carmlchacl would be BY THE EDITOR Here in the m».t interesting fiction announcement ever made by The Star: * if Winter Comes," the new English novel that has leaped into first place as the best seller in thin coun try, is going to appear in serial form in thin newspaper beginning Monday, March 27. Little, Brown & Co., the publishers, tell me they do not recall any story that so quickly jumped into popu larity. Published August 12 last, with an advance sale of 8,600 copies, this Boston house within five months had sent to press a 25th printing of the novel, totaling 265,000 copies. Now eight presses are run ning day and night and three binding establishments are busy turning out copies to meet the mounting de mand. Total sales are expected to reach a million. Within the last few weeks "If Winter Comes" has become the leader in popularity in the Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane public libraries, and in the book store* of all the Northwest cities. His new book tells the story of Mark Sabre, an Eng lishman of unusual personality. The latter is ruggedly honest, kindly democratic, likable, but whose lines of reasoning and action often evoke the disapproval of his self-centered, snobbish wife and the narrow, opinionated partners of the business house with which he is asso ciated. Sabre is the kind of a character who will live. And so will others that figure in Hutchinson's page*. On this subject Dr. Prank Crane recently wrote: "I have no doubt that the year 1921 will be ktiown to the next generation as the year when Mark Sabre was born. • • • "The second kind is a more or less developed animal, the first is a pure spiritual creation. "Fc instance, these people just as really inhabit the earth as President Harding or Jack Dempsey; these people—PantagTuel, Don Quixote, Wilhelm Meister, Jean V'aljean, Micawber, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Becky Sharp and Uriah Ileep. 'These are the true immortals that walk amonjr us, and I have a strong suspicion that Mark Sabre l>elongs to that company. • * • "My hat is off to Writer Hutchinson." The novel starts off in leisurely fashion, but about midway develop* a speed of action that amaze* and enthralls the reader. The book is one that The Star is intensely proud to publish. I hope that hundreds of thousands of Seattle and other Pacific Northwest cit izens will follow it thru our columns, and I feel certain that they will. The Seattle Star FnUrrd w Sacoad CltM Mai tar Mtl I. lit*, tl Ika pNlamM at lUattla. Waib . uadar (ha Ail sfCMiptw March I. lITt. r»r Tear, by Mall. It to I* taken with a «pell and sometime* fall prostrate ujion the ground, at which time* stick* and ntones would fly at her, striking her face and body but never bruising her. At other time* much more violent phenomena occurred. These were usually preceded by "fable tlpplngs," uncanny nolaee and "tappings" Id the McKay home, and ended In a verita ble "spirit tempest" The "ghost of Antlgonl*h," accord ing to I)r. Walter Franklin Prince, .« psychic reaaearcher who made an of ficial Investigation, proved to be Mary Kllen Mac Donald, 14 year-old daughter of the Mac Donald*. It wa* she. Dr. Prince said, who caused the phenomena, even the "spirit" fires, by setting fire to the wallpaper In the Mac Donald home. Dr. I'rince said Mary 1011 en was prob ably afflicted with an altered state of consrlousnena when these phe nomena occurred Me thus accounted for her peculiar "dream state*." Hul some former resident* of Nova Scotia now living in Neat tic, placing the case of Mary Kllcn beside thai of Maggie Car (Turn to I'age 7, ( uluniii 2) 1 On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise Two Women, Both Legal Wives of One Man, in Court Battle for Him M/rt. Rntr A/rf'arhtnd omd tin*rt / .Mr*. /Irane Ifrfsrland, bo( h irgal •/ Aaitfli llcFatlmd. vKo ore fighting tor »li poiKinon DISCRIMINATION PUT UP TO HART Local Manufacturer Scores State Contract Award Charge® that tha slata depart m»nt of conservation and develop ment deliberately discriminated airalnat local manufacture™ In mak ing the award for pump* to be uxed at tho White ltuff Hanford project, are contained In a letter to Governor Louis F Hart by John M. Moran of the Moran Manufac turing Co. of Seattle. "The manner *» which Ihli award was handled was abso lutely the wont that I have ever come In contact with tn all my jears' experience a* a manufacturer and salesman," Moran declares. Mnian charges specifically that— The award was made on equipment lhat does m>t comply with »|HMjficatiom at a price approximately 40 per cent higher than lhat quoted h) bid deri who Mould have furniohed equipment that met with speci fication*. This, Moran tells llart, "almo lutely confirms the suspicions of favoritism tliat were < urrent before tlie bids were o|>eiied." Tho successful bidder waa A. B. Fosneen Co. of Yakima, agents for the D« I,uvol pump, manufactured in New Jersey. Thla 1* the pump, according; to Moran, which waa discarded by the Seattle port commission on account of high maintenance coat and re plnccd by a Moran pump, which la now In service. Comparing tho two pumps In de tall, M'Tun wrote Hurt: "With reference to the price, I charge thai the price paid for the l»e 1-avH pump I* approxi mately 50 per cent higher than unliable equipment wa» offered fur. "Willi reference to service I charge that equipment was of fered for Installation in a quick er time than the |fe> Ijivel pumps with offeri-d, and it was relumed In the specifications thai tho suco-Hsfiil bidder main lain repair parls and a service station In either Willie llluff or llanford for a year. "With reference to offlcleticy, I inaintain that when the high coat of maintenance of the lie Uvel pump*, in the way of re palr parts, together nlth Inter (Turn to I'ago 7. Column J) SEATTLK, WASH., MONDAY. MARCH 20, 1922. SOLDIER BONUS SLOCKED AGAIN Speaker Gillette Bars Gar Rule Plan WASHINGTON. March JO.—Presl dent llardinK today refused to make any new recommendation* that might lead republican houae leader* out of the soldier bonua tangle. In a conference with houae leader*, lasting nearly two hour*, the preal dent aiiid In view of hla prevloua statements he had no further sug gestions to offer and that full re sponsibility for any future action mu>t rest with congress. Thus the bonus win shunted back on the shoulders of congress. Following the White House confer ence Speaker Glllett blocked tempo rarily at least the passage of the bonu« bill thru the house. He announced Just before the house met that he would refuse to recognlxe Chairman Fordney of the house way* and means committee for a motion to pass the bill under a gag rule. Gillett** it I unil m>an« that the hill probably will be brought up under a special ml*, which will give the r»i«h bonus advocates a chance tn mrtke a final effort to Include cash payments In the hill. Vnder the gag rule no amendments would have bwn po*. wlble. It Pays to Read the Ads in The Star YOU can save pood hard cash eve?-y day, on things that you have to buy, by reading the advertising columns of The Star and then taking advantage of the economy opportunities tliey present. And sav ing, you know, has the same effect on your purse as if you increased your earnings. A BABY IN CASE Wife No. 2 Pleads for Her Unborn Infant HUSBAND IS ILL CIJCVEI.ANP, March to Two wnram. loth l«-*aliy married to lh» aanp- man. ur» ftrhdnK each o<h«r tn ronrt h»r« for tha poaMaaion of a buatand! MkiiU'l I*»ln». Mmmnn pl•> a a Jud*«. far** a Mulitom Judicial iinil' lo that wltuh confront m] Holomon of old. Tha inan for who#* r«m« t>» two wotnrn ar» Mruinrtlns la Huwwll Mr PVrland. Waahlnrton writer. | Tha wcro»n ar» Mm. Iloaa MrFar i land and Mra. MrKartand. MrKarland marrlnd llom In fprrtt In J»l«. accordlnr to iMUmimy, l.ater MrKarland applied for a dl vorr*. drrlarinK ha had not aaen hta wtf» In thra* yaara. Having rwWrwl a derr*». MeFlvr land married Beagle. »lh No. I, ac cording to court testimony. Mmnwhtlf noM. wife No. t. ap p*nr«d twfor* Judge I/vtn» urf ap plied for a setting aside of McFar land'* dam*. declaring It had bwn obtained without her knowledge tho WcFarland kn»« where ahe waa. Judge I.evlne sef th" derr** iwklf Beasle. McFarland'a necond wife. ha« made a strong plea for h»r un born hal». declartng the child will ♦*» namele»» If Judge adhere* to tila action. "I want n hnm»" plends Hose. Me- Farland's flrat wl*>. "I'm l<een *M|- derlng altfiut the country Ilk* a O P«v because of thla trouble "My husband and I loved each other Me always talked of the writer he would become. I sacrificed to aid him In attaining hia ambition. •Then wh#n wn« near. h* dlvnrwl n* without wurolnir" Hut *emn»l Mr*. Mr Fur land. plMdf that her huntmnd'ii flrwt wn* the outgrowth of a yotjthful lor# affair ind tha* MrKar rMllv love* her The two women, face* drawn with anxiety, ait opposite each other In court here McFarland la In Wash ington where, hi* second wife say*, ha la 111 with Influenxa. RECALL YANKS FROM RHINE COBLRNZ. March JO.—Twelve hundred American troops of the army of occupation have left for the United States by way of Antwerp. WASHINGTON. March !l> Presl dent Il.tpling has directed the return of all American troops from Ger many, Secretary of War Weeks an nounced today. The American forces will K» gradu ally withdrawn at the present rate until they are all returned to this country, and It I* the plan that the last aohllcr* *hall be brought hack to thla country by the end of thl* fiscal year, or before July I. Secretary of War Weeks, In a for mal statement, declared tliat the gradual withdrawal of the American troops now being carried out will be continued until the entire force luls been returned At present, Weeks estimated, there are about 4,000 American troops on the Tthlne. Week* stated that the ordering of the evacuation has no connection with tho provision in the pending army appropriation hill limiting the forces In JCurope to 800. MISSISSIPPI NEAR FLOOD MKMI'HIH. Ti*in., March 10.— With the Mississippi at flood stage 55.7 feet -here today, warning was Issued that the river was expected to reach a 41-foot stagv within a week. Flood stage nlso whs reported at all points between Cairo and Helena. No serious damage has l>oen re ported. Government engineers re port levees In gi>od shnpo. Senator McCumber Seeks Re-election WASHINGTON, March 20. Sen ator l'orter J. McCumber, North Dakota, chairman of the powerful senate finance committee, today fnrmnlly announced tho would seek re-Uuctiou , HOME EDITION OFFICIAL IS FLAYED BY HORR! Seattle Man Off for Washington to At tack Conditions at Tuber culosis Hospital TUCSON, Ariz., March 20. —Hundreds of tuber cular ex-service men are being left upon the streets of Tucson to die because of red tape which ties the hands of the federal veterans' bureau. This, in effect, is the charge which will be taken to Wash ington by Ralph A. Horr, of Seattle, national senior vice commander of the Disabled Veterans of the World War. Horr has just completed an investigation of conditions in Tucson, as they affect disabled veterans, and he character izes them as the worst in the entire country. Tucson, known thruout the country as "the city of healing air," has attracted hundreds of former soldiers and sailors who contracted tuberculosis as a result of their war service. Tucson —the city itself—welcomed < them. The local Chamber of Coin merce offered to build & perman*nt modern hospital. at a comt of $509,000. and rent It to the federal govern ment. And. In the meantime, pubUo ■pint«d rtUmna turned out to bolld temporary sharks In Tantlme park " the Incongruously named tubercular hospital, to accommodate at least a portion of the sufferers. Hut the veteran*' bureau, by refus even to acknowledge the letter, has tacitly rejected the offer, and today matters are at a crista. Massed In Tucnon In a common battle againta 'he life sapping dis ease are I.SOO stricken "buddies." Two hundred and seventyeight are now crowded together In hastily built frame hospital wards and one-1 room cottage*. A rwcent Inepectlon showed the six foot apart regulation on cot spacing wras violated Soon the number of patients in thnw temporary quarters will have lo be reduced to 25?. Death ami a summer exodus may solve the problem. Hut for the 1.000 others—there U no room. They are scattered about In cheap lodging houses, private homes snd I hotels. Many have had to walk the streets and daily face denial of the care their critical conditions neces sitate A few have some money. But their tiny savings are fast dwindling. I Most of them are too 111 to work. Every one Is a potential emergency case. RKAI. KMKRC.KNCY NKKN HY IHMTOI! Supplying further data Is Dr. S. H. j James, commander of the hospital. "A real emergency exists." he nays. "It will grow worse in another year, and within four years the peak w-11l be reached. By that time the tem porary wooden structures may be falling to pieces." Rays Claude Smith, local com mander of the Disabled Veterans' or ganisation: "I have listed the names of each man in this section entitled to hospitalisation and not getting It. I am one of them, but T have a little money. 1 have given this to Com mander Ilorr, together with data of what the fellows have been and are now up against." The government has In this district tuberculosis stations at Prescott. Arlx., nt Camp Kearny, San Diego, I* opening another at Uvermore. Cnl.. and Is prepared to send tuber cular veterans to a number of other camps. OTHK FI.FMKNTS Ml ST »K MKT "But there are other elements to meet." points out I>r. James. "Cases Involving heart disturbances, asth matic conditions, throat and nervous troubles are affected by climate or altitude of thes* other stations. "In Tucson alone are all these ele ments overcome. The sufferers have a Tucson psychology. You can send them to San Diego or Prescott, or where you will, but they won't stay there. They feel better here and they're going to come if they have to walk." "And they do come here, whether the government provides for them or not," declares Irvin "They come (Turn to Page 7, Column 4) THANK YOU! Tim little KeatUe mother who asked The Star to find her a home whore she ran leave her baby while slw !eams to earn a living 1 , has already placed the younffnttr. She wm literally swamped with calls a* soon aa her predicament was made known by The Stinr. And everybody's happy now. TWO CENTS IN SEATTLB DEAN MILLER IS FORCED IN RACE Made Candidate for Mayor Despite Protests Opponents of Dean Stephen I. Miller, candidate for mayor, raided a question at the city hall Monday that may force bttn oat of the race. The question wan whether be has been a city taxpayer (or four j ears, as is r» quired of per sons filing for city office*. "I believe I have." MUlrr told The Star, "but 111 have to look ' up my tax receipts.*' Kidnaped, literally and forc ibly placed In the race for mayor In »pil# of hiinwlf, Dean Stephen I. Miller, Urad of tbo college of husinnw administra tion at the University of Wasli incton, fart-d lit- dilemma to day, undetermined whether to stay in or (rt out. Never before tn the history at city politic*' has a candidate been ushered into the primary lists so spectacularly. WOl LDVT KIN AT 10 IN MOItNINO Knowing that for several weeka past individuals and committees had been importuning I>ean Miller to become a candidate. The Staf phoned him about 10 o'clock Sat urday morning and asked whether he would file his name, reminding him that the books closed at & p. in. At that hour Dean Miller nim! positively that he would not run. Ho had considered the matter, be said, admitting that he had been called upon by several people, but had concluded Dot to file because of the pressure of private and pro fessional matters. "I ran foresee the time," he said, "when eomc of Seattle's business and professional men will have to make some sacrifices and take hold of af fairs at the city hall. When that time comes I shall be willing; to take my medicine along with the rest. Hut I cannot become a candidate at this time." A few hours litri Dean Miller wan at Broadway high school (Turn to Page 7, Column S) NO WOMAN IN MURDER CASE The murder of Patrolman Charles O. Legate was characterised Monday by Captain of Detectives Charles Tennant as "one of the most baffling mysteries In years." Tennnilt said he had not succeeded in finding a motive for the crime, and also stated that he had found no reason to believe that any woman was connected with the case. Hairpins found in the rear seat of the murder auto, in which Legate was shot twice, early Friday morn ing. were probably left there by Mrs. E. W. Houghton, wife of the owner of the machine, It was said. Cooper's Successor Under Consideration Members of the Seattle school board declined Monday to make any predictions as to who would be se lected to succeed Superintendent of Schools Frank B. Cooper, resigned, altho they admitted that several were under consideration