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SATTROAV. AI'KH, 15. W22.
Subjects Star Readers Are Pondering Over ' , What Does It Matter to You? K<t»|or Th« Star Will Mm Henrv candidate fr»r ih«" dty rottdrd, (Jo m Henry telle bar if elected? Mrs. Landes and the 8010 Club (editor The Mar pi.» help me wiwii the (ilm> Imprraalon I hat Mm. ln dcraed, or la lit anjr way muni up with lh» 11010 club ur any of tla rumlulatr* That they Indnnnl hrr for th»lr own arlftah. alnlater purpoaea of dnawng *uffrHg» (iHm to their ran dktatM and n>|»llln| voln from Mr*, la true enoufh. Who Can Give an Answer? Editor Tha Star: I own a home that t» w>il to a vacant W. Thar* boy# of achool age congregate after achool hour*, build fire*. fight. u» profane language, aii ! in wmm»r my fruit. I hava pleaded with them and re ceive only Launla. I am afmd to leave for a faw day*' outing for fear they w 111 burn ma out, not malic lobe U- hut thru carpleaane**. U r | Kat •rviay 1 counted I# boya on tha ground* Tha flra nurnhal came to about tha flra Thta la within a block or two of tha city plaj field* 11 Hours' Work for 51.83 Editor The tttar: Being a reader of Tha tttar for a good many )earn, and noting the good you hava bean doing for the #uppre**ion of bmg working hour* for the laboring ciaaa, I wlah to call tlie reader* of your paper to the working condition In the I'uget Sound Itoi A Shook Co '* plaot. alt »*ted at 14th and Ueary art., Ita I Somebody Page the Park Board Editor The Htar In what •• y Am the lavatories and benches tn Ihf public parka he kept clean of obscene writing* and pn-t urn" Yesterday 1 waa at Volunteer park and waa ihwkfd. to my the least, •t the pictures and writing dona In pencil and chalk m the tavatorlea and on the ikka of the stand pl|<e. Theaa are not In concealed poaltton*. but where one must nee them If he ha* an eye la It wt the doty of the caretaker W the park to remove such things Taxpayer Favors Proposition A The Btar I have before me bulletin No. 15. 4atod March IS. from the Voters' In formation league. It eeema to # tw ooacfcing the voters of Seattle how and what to vote for thie coming election. Said bulletin seems to take ytida In flaying the Erukson street mr plan. It also show.* a great Interest In *ll home owners for fear they will tnee their homes thru exceas taxa tion, Xanw prapagaixla. Mr. Voter. Just you do «om» ftgur teg and see bow the extra tax on your property works out. For ex ample, you take the atreet car to your work si* days a week arid re turn on a Scent fare. You have paid St cents per week. At the IS «it fare you pay tl a week, you save II cents per week, whicb amounts to |3J !S p»r >ear English View on St. Pat's Day Editor The Star I mult nay I agree with A Ik* >lon nv ami not L. M Clarke about St. Put'! day. TH» Irish lhfm»lv»i in Ir»land do not keep that itajr to th« bi( extent L M. CltriM think* tfcey >k> The KngMsh do not keep thftr own holidays with the exception of a mil itary parade first Hunday following Ktnpir* day. Very t'» people know when Royal Oak day la and why It la held. The Kngltah do tun keep I' S holiday* with the exception of Chrtstmg* and N'«w Year. > Mothers' day. tit. Valentine's and Hallowe'en are not held there at all. The latter la still held In parta of Hcotland. Do you not think It would be adding Insult to Injury to ask the whole British empire lo /-elebrate July 4- the day wa k>*t America? I am not talking from hearsay, as before my arrival here three years A Newcomer's Viewpoint Editor The Star: Aa a newcomer to firattle, a new city whlrh needa outaldera to help U grow proMperoua. I am wurprtwd at thla talk of a 4 cent fare and higher Uxea. *A* one looking on and knowing: how Kaatern people would regard thia experiment, I doubt alncerely and honestly, If thoas who »pon*or thla m*a*ore are not mlllatonea on neck. rather than civic ben efartorn. In my old home In Buffalo w* pay a «Aent fare. There la no talk ther* of making the Induatrl** or horn#* own»m pay for «om*on*'* rtd* o r of *#»kJng the home to do morr jh«n pay tax** to run the gov*mm*nt and for hla rid** wh*n be tak** them. In Hoeton I paid 10 c*nt*. Corning w**tward. th* far* In r*|*v#land I * 6 r*nt*. with a penny for a transfer. What ha* become of *h* famou* 3-c*nt fare ther*? It ta gone, like th* nk*k*l cigar and Ice *oda. In l'f»rtland th* trav el*r find* an i r*nt far*, and th* Service h*r* la far superior to that Friend of Poindexter Speaks »litor The Htar: la your \nt ijf of the 11th Inntnnt I remi your editorial. "Th«s Problem of I'oindexter." I have lw«n a aulrtK'rlber of The fti'i" for the paat 20 year*. and 1 have had (i v*-ry friendly ff llnj for l'omdexter for the paid Ift year*. and the fart that I have been a Tiber for The Htar for the above [/erl'td nhowa that 1 have a very high regitrd for It. I have refrained from expre*»lng Wy vim of wirnr of the attark* •"ad* again-' H.m.tor Polri'lexter by r' cflem of The Htar above reaaon, t)U , H , ar ha* alway* been f.iir and fought the fight* for J 11 """- and I am glad to »«•» the ed itorial n tjue«iion Hen a tor I'oindexter ha* done # a (treat deal for tht« Mate: not only U>» *Ut«, but Itmm btfrti a friend to Why not u*e her own given name tantead of traveling under hubb>'s? l*»ea ahe vol* a* Mm. Henry? MAY I KNOW? Hut that la taally different from the Inference thai Mr*. La tide* in dor*« 4. or la In imy way mUied up with the 11010 club or any of tla ouiilKhlra To anyone who known Mra. l-aiwlea. and alao known the alnlater hi* lory of the 11010 dub. »ha infer ence la utterly lnipua*lbla. He apaclfully youra. O. N HODODON. IJi K. Mth ttt. w t telephoned Mr. Cola of the city Nefeuot* And he suteil tha achool* hava no control after a chlM rmchev borne. In that caae. who haa* la our property endangered and our pea<-e of min.l ruined and w« have no prop T aource to apply to? The flra mar*hal eecure.l • faw of tha name* of tha boya. but It M dif ficult to learn who they all are. If you uan gtvs me any tnforma tlon that will allow me to live In peace after **hoo! hours and duiing vacation I ahull feel grateful. A CITIXKN AND A TAXPATKR. Unl • The wnge* are II 10 for eight hour*, but you hfVr to work three hour* overtime, which make# you a total of 11 13 for 11 hour* of hard labor The work la of the tnoat tire •owe kind, a# many of your readers know A. C VV. I* A Thla la the democracy we fought for In France. If he cannot prevent them from be mg written? Theae Harmed to be old writing# and pK-lure*. Can you answer in your mlumm an to who In responsible and to whom > complaint should be mad' Theaa ara thing* which I should not want iny children to •«* and the public parka are for th» children. Yours respectfully. JKNNIK KMITH. I would auggret making a com plaint In writing to the park board. —Kditor. Now then, many famillee have aa many aa three takmg the cars *vrry day. which would he a saving of IM 14 a yewr They sure could pay a good Increase In tax and hat* muri') to spare. I say. tax the property owners, then the large owners of thla vacant property would pay their share to warda paying for our street car 11 nee. As It new stands, the burden falls on the laborer and the many hun dred girls who rule the atreet cars every day to and from their work. Cilve us the Scent rate and then the fellows that are working agatnat It will come tn f and pty their ahare to wards the oaf lines, whereas they are getting by without paydng one cent. Yours for proposition A. J. It. MrI.AIN. A Taxpayer. (ago. after my marriage to an Am»r Iran. I lived In Kngland all my Ufa. ! and have traveled in both Ireland j and Scotland I am part English ' and part Irish, half of each, but my 1 folks alwaya gave ma to understand I thai orange and not green waa the ' color of frotmtanls In Ireland. Bver read the Orange and the Tou say. I. M Clarke, the Amerl jtsna hold Dominion day. I beg to differ; I did not know there waa such a day. as It la not held in (he mother I country, and 1 have never, previous | lo last night, heard of it. I With (ha exception of Hallowe'en, there is no ICngltah. Scotch or Wel.h holiday held. Why hold sn Irish? If you will look thru the Washing ! ton stale weather calendar you will not find Immtnion day mentioned »r any foreign holiday with the excep tion of HL I'atrlrk's day. P. B . From Hull. England. tn the Rom City. If wm# £aat*rn citie* had a* good cmr eervlca a* you have h*re today, they wwuld call the private (ompsnH blenwd. I am not defending a high fere. I have b**n told by rn*n who oppoae the J-c*nt fare plan that the author of this bUI voted againat thS S-cent fare a U»w we*k* ago The** eamr m+n tell me there ran be *<-onomle* made which will give a lower far* Heattle l* truly a wonderful city. But your penary, your climate, your W—Urn "pep" and other a**et* run not get Eaatern money and people her* If you advertl** th* high* 4 tax rate In Kaatern people ar* f*d up on high tax** They ar* r* dtj»ink tax**. They ar* today low*r than Seattle'*. They etudy thoe* thing* Th*y will ehy at a city whlrh d*Hb*rat*ly lncr*a*** ita municipal tax** *0 p*r cent in one y*ar and embarka on an untried *xp*rlm*nt. I think B**ttl* I* too fine a city to be wrerk*d. I>*t aome older city try the adpme flret. JANE W. BANNIHTKH. 453» 19th Ave. N. E. the individual lrr'*pe<tlve of hi* •■tanking In aorlal life, and Henator PolndeKter baa never been found wanting when It rarne. to being of nervlfe to hla friend*. The New-berry cane la going to b« an l**ue In the romlng campaign, and that l»elng the fart. we OW« It to ourwelve* and to our *tate to go Into the detail* thoroly. We have condition* now that the world haa never known before In It* hlatory. Th» majority of u* gave up every, thing thru patrlotlam, and our lym pathiea natumlly go along the*e line*. A* f underatand, Mr. New., Jierry aervrd thruout the war In the navy, no matter where he w»* plated: when he *lgned the roll he waa *übjerted to any duty or place the government aaw fit to plate him. i aUo underHland that hi» three anna were alao hi the aervlce, I alao underatand t)mt Mr. Kurd had hl« eon exempt i*d fnmi nrfvU'r. Mr Newberry and Mr Ford, In their »ampalgn. i«uM match i)oll*r fc»r dollar Thfy boih apent I heir own money. The nutiMeii wsra the |«lner by lh# t'ir« ulitt lon of twin The |mh>. pie of Michifiin dwrretl that Mr. Newberry repreeent Ihein In the United Htutea »enale t believe I hat l« ii nuiiter fon»(|n to our own i>er eonal affair*. It undoubtedly In a bed precedent to linoil the amount of mo|t«»y that Wiui «|«ent In that campaign fur office, ttul what would you do if >ou hud been in itenator Poindrxter'N pliiif* lie undoubtedly 'ljmiilritHl the la*u+ mid rent hie vole with hie beet convictions# It la true It will take a bin man Deutsch to Come Back Mltor The Mtar: It la with ronfManco that I writ# thla to a new*|iaper whlrli every day hauda it* ftret |w|. with the l.nue of Americanism There fan lie No Comprumlae," ao tha tuple can Im. brvuihl before the American paople Tha tttar only ha* to look over ll* own columna of tha fr<mt page at or about tha time we rntarad tha war to find out that I fully concur In Ita patriotic cauae and ootiraa, ea pec la I ly In the rauaa of having that dan gerou* "Deutach" book. "Tha Valar land." lakan from the public arhoola Than inaidloua propaganda for lha deatructkon of Amerlcanlam waa .wrrled on by tha "IJeularh** praaa before and during the late Kuropaan war. The propagandists Invaded, or ware Intrenched. In our public •rhooM, Indulging In peatiferoti* per formancea and proteatationa to prop agate pacifism In ordar to enervate and nullify any demon*'ration or agi tation for Amarlcanlam and tha up holding of American rlghta on land or m. Vigilance la the price of liberty and prvparrdneaw la the price of aafety. I ain credibly Informed that* the "iMUHcti" propaganda la to be again Inatalled In our Beattla public arhoola. and certain "Deutach" ptnpagandiafa who hava not been removed but who hava barn retained on tha achool pay Mrs. Stewart Writes Again Kditor The Htar The lady who anewered my letter on April IS la an yery far out of her reckoning In her "gusaeea" that f would like to tell her that I laugh! school II year* before I waa mar rial and have raised a family of four children. I waa a charter mem her of the Mothers' congress, only dropped out when I found that the octrantaatlon waa a rubber itamp for the school office, and bave helped in many waya to put over our preaent extravagant ad mini*! rat 100. until I became uilereeted In tax reduction Imt aummer when I w«k» up to the i fact that our city waa In a fair way to go bankrupt unleaa enme meana of checking expendlturea waa evolved I stand for tax reduction, and the only way we can get It la by salary reduction. We have Mr. Hhorruck'e own word for that. I did not charge the school board with Inefficiency, but the preaent arliool management Aa for the connection between the university and the public arhool. pe» pie who wiah to Miter the really know something before they out do so, and they usually get that knowledge In the public achoola. and It la a matter of public record thai the p'tpita from the Reattle high schools ranked very low aa entering freshmen this past year Why all thla fleroe sympathy for the poor l?> teacher? In the report of the Heatll' achool district for I SSI, The Indian Shaker Religion Kditor The Star* In Mabel Cleland'* art hi* about »h* Hhak*r Indiana. th*r* are many incorrect etatement* that I wl*h to rectify. The Indian Shaker* ar* In ' no way conn*ct*d tnslther did th*y j originate I with the Shaker* of the j 14th c*ntury In Kngland Tbowe • Shak*ra w*r* banished In t€J4 and #>«t*blish*d their church in .New Kng land, where th*lr aettl*m*ntii re* rnained until recent yaar*. Wh*n but a girl I vial ted a Shaker nasnt In Alfrf»d, Malno, and waa fa miliar with tl»*ir peculiar practlcea and b*ll*f». Th* Indian Hhak*r religion l« pure ly Indian, with a etrong baaia. and vital t*ell*f In Chriatuanlty. It orig inat*d in Noveml>*r. I MI. with two lndiana at Mud flay, n*«r fdympla, Waah. —John Hlocum and bia wife. Mary. It fad Ita Inception In the groptnga of a poor Indian , h*art after (]od~~ln the up reaching of d*ftpairing aoule to Chriet. It had It* origin. Ilk* moat Indian I religion*. In an appar*nt death, and a r*aurr*rted Ilf*. eent t»ark to *arth with a fn****g* aal\atlon. John Hlorum dl#d early on* morning aft*r j a aevere alrknen*. and that afternoon h* cam* back to llf*. Haying that hie ! *oul had g'»ne to the "Judgment 'place** of Ood—that he th*n r*ali**d i what eln m*ant, and what a elnn*r h* waa and that h* wa* aent baric ta tell hla p*opl* that "There waa ' a C»od, and J*aua Crhrlat. the Hon of (#od. rotild eav* from eln.' # Our poor Inrilann w*r* In the \ depth* of deapalr and darknea*. be Having that th»r»* waa no Ood. or If i th*r* waa. ll* never rared for t*>or ! Indian* Thl* meaeage w*nt Ilk* a | torrh of fir* from irlb* to tribe, and wherever It Went ar»ula w*r* saved. bo*ll*a healed and Ilv** trnn*formed John Hlorum lived 14 y*ara, a living epitome of th* g(N<pe| be pitMU'hed. and lived to *e* * Mtrt»ng rbur»b e*. I tabli*hed and hundred* of hi* people redeemed, lie wt* well known in (Mynipla. and hi* *tory and life work h;»* been corroborated by prominent whit* people At fir*t there wa* wild fanatlrlam among th* Khak*rM. and a confu*lon of and prarth-e*. many old In dian waya being prevalent. But every decade ha* ehown a great ad vance into Chrietlanlty, a eloughlng off of ancient Indian belief* and practice*. In IM2 Judge Jarne* Wlckereham of Taooma, Hft*r-wnrdn Alaakan repr*aentatlv*. helped the Shaker* Incorporate their organixa tlon and eatabliah th»-lr church to pave from the pereecutlon* and oppoaltlonii of government off lets la and rnlealonarW*. Since then the Hhaker church ha* rrown «n«l epread utitll nr»w It rear he* from California far up th* firitlMh Columbian coast and extend* over th* mountain* to th* Yaklmaa. Hpokanea and other In land tribe*. Wherever It ha* gone It h«* a hoi* l»li« d di unkcnn<w«, gambling and j TII K BKATTLE ST Alt to defent Men 14tor I'olndrslef, hut The Htar, with ite nenee of end for tha aUitr of of which we ure »o proud, would he doing a big thlna If It |»ot!ited out the C4ilamlty that would t»ef*ll u« In eendlng a new nmn to the nenate who wee not lnd«*«M| % big inun. The Htar Known wtmt little we c«>uld ex |HNt from n nrw eenetor In the een i»lr for eeyeral y e«re, end we do know what Henatoi* Colndester ran tlo for ur, and we aleo know h<>w hidly we nee«t eome one at the helm f»»r the nest couple yearn to pilot the et«te of Waehlngton thru the jnhoule snd »afe|y enchor her emonget |rroe perity which »he «m» purely deaerv«a HI merely. It. J M« INTY!tK. Char lee tun, Wtiah. roll In other position* then "DetHach" teaching, are egaln to l»e given charge «>f our achool boy* and girle with full op|eirtunity to poleon their inutd* aguinet America end Americanlem. This nhould not t>e. We ought hot to forget the warning given by that greet demo* rat of our revolutionary period, who elgned our Declaration of Inde|>endence and our Constitution. **Henjamin Franklin.*' Ikatrlotlc Americana of "Deutach** language preae and "Deutech*" teach ing We have had enough anguleh already thru forgetting or disregard tng hie educe. The time baa not yet arrived and must never arrive oooti for uk to reinstate in our public *t lomilw There are enough l»atrlot>o Americana of lineage fluently ■tMHiklng the lan guage for all pre <t km I purpoe**e. They comf to America to eeoa|>e the "laulah" and we ought to help them In their d«eire to becom* en tlrely American, and their children to follow Ihelr good eaample, inetea<! of burdening them with the very load they have attempted to throw off, we ought to extend to them the helping hand physically, snd mental ly Include them in our progrexeive American course. Instead of tbrunt ing them Into the obwurtty snd atupidlty of degeaerw* > and reaction. HICHAIIU MANMTIELD WHITE. pages Hlt t ■•.«««»» rst u e statistics are given for like this Average salary for grade I ear hers 1111. 11 oo«; IMS, llll, II t*». i#l». III#:. 1920, lI.MJ, I*ll. li.m «i Average aalary for high school teacher* I*ll. II 140 I»IS. |I 4«7 im. • i 'oi till, It 7i». i»:o. II.>04: IMS. IMCIM. Average salaries. If you please - something like 1104 raise in 10 years, snd note Ihe large Increase tii the last three years. As that was re4»lly a bonus, and as other such gifts were discontinued In part, what la asked Is thai 31 PKIt CKNT OK TUB INCREAMK be cut. Nobody wants the teachers to be put t»ack on their pre war pay, but In the Interests of the cily and the tagpayers It Is aatfed that the teach ers be patriotic enougtl to arcept that reduction, one fourth of the raise; and In all fairness, why cannot the subject be discussed withyut rancor and personalities? l>»st ) ear the other erorker* Hi the school department offered to take a 10 per cent rut If the taa< hers would do the same, but tly teachers re. fused, hence there was only the small recite Hon of f:*Q,OOO, which 'is a small per rentage of total espendl lure of |i lIMI7JI in l».l for the schools MUX ANSIS a BTEWAJRT. | other vices, snd established clean. I Oodly. upright living Many of the Hhakers own their home* snd havs autos and launches, snd they are good citlsen* a* well as Christian*. Tb«y havs their own churche* and keep them clean and attractive They have biahop*. elders and church of filial*. and *everal hundred licensed preacher** The Shaken* believe In 1 Ood a* the Father and Ruler of man kind; in Jeaua Chriat, Hl* Hon. a* the savior of the world, and In the Holy Hptrit *s guide and reveaier of Father and Hon. They know tn*re t* a heaven, for "John Hlocum ha* been there," and s hell, for "the angel* told him about It." They do not care for the Bible, believing they havs direct revelation from God. snd do not need It. One Hhaker leader said to me, "I think Holy ftible straight trail to God. but poor Indian havs no mind —no time to follow forked trail."* When I asked his meaning he aald, "C'ath ollc* aay Ifoly ftible straight trail to Ood—and It is their trail. Method- Ista. Presbyterian*. Baptists, sll say It la their trail, but those trails all fork wide apart- llible rnsy he straight trail —come all same from one place- but It fork* wide apart. Poor Indian got no mind—no time to follow forked trail " The Hhaker* have prayer services that are reverent and beautiful. They formerly wore white rob**, but eome havs discarded the**. 1 have witnessed many of their service* and It was s wonderful and Impressive sight to Kss several hundred stand ing In rank*. robed In lons garment*, wrapped In reverent prayer There was a spirit of worship and rever ence seldom *een In any other church. They have incorporated many Catholic forms and ceremonies, crosses and candles, bells and white rohes, but many of them have only known Ood thru the Catholic church. They have their Hhaker dance In the evening, for the danco wn* the In dlan way of worshiping God, or Hag hall* Tyre Hllver bells are used for music and to furnish rhythm for dancing or marching, and they have mahy chants or Invocations to CJod, some in* their tribal languages, oth ers In Chinook and a few In Kngllah. The Hhakers firmly believe in the power of Christ to heal as well as save, and I have witnessed many case* of healing. The Hhaker religion has performed many good work*, has instituted liodlly cleanliness as well a* spiritual, has changed drunken, degraded lives Into Christ like, clean ones; has healed the sick and estab lished better way* of living, and more sanitary ones, and It ha* He Rega Is Supreme for Foot Comfort I NUT ANT HliMI'.K for 11 rr.fl. nehlnff, Nwollftn f«*'L Trial hli*. |rn • crit#» <*l)ver) l ull treatment On* I'oiiar. dfllvarAd H W. (itbora* p*t llox, Sown Four Thrt», rmnclaco* California. —AUver- ti«<-nictiL vated Hi* Indiun womm, raining llf IK to hii equality Willi thalr nun I rvnnoi tell one hundredth |iart of It In thla abort article, lull I wl»h the wli Itea knew more iitmut llila ureal work of Uod *lllOllll our neg lerted 111111 true Americana Kor Ift yeura I have lieen utility Ing mid Inveatlgutlng It. and trying •liacover mine way of brltiglng tba Hliaker church up Into real church rtUttlons, mid Into 11 purer Chrtw li.inlty. Hut una cannot hurry an Indian, lie inuat tliumly uinwUtule what la given hlin, fully dlgeet It. ahd nuike It hla own liefore ha will glva linn of accepting It. Tha Hhnk era are moatly uneducated, and old Indiana, but Intelligent onea, and Ihla reunion doea not neither ran It autlafy tha younger, more progrea- Hive and educated Indiana. It will have In rla« to a higher plane, de velop Into a fuller Christianity, be fore It rail reach the great maaa wha hava almoet no religion at all. Hut If the fftliakera will only lalte • for ward atnp, they might Ixxxilne a great layer that will ntlaa and uplift all our Indiana. (MIMHI hAHAII ENDICOTT OllKlt. The Columbia Basin Project Kdllor Tha Htnr: t Your editorial In your Untie of the 10th Inatant advlalng Heattle to get behind the Columbia basin Irrigation project waa fine. Thla project aa approved by Men. Ooethsle la the moat wonderful development that haa ever been proposed for upbuilding llie Pacific Northwest It will bring fixed and substantia! prosperity to every community In our great state, and inconceivable advancement to all classes of our population. Thla great propoaed development la so enormous In Ita potentialities, so vast In Ha frtitiblllUss that the ■■eople of our state as a whole have not understood or grasped the full meaning of Ila advantagea and beoe ftta. We. In the Puget aound hastn. are jtist ae vltall)' ronrrmwl comtner dally and Industrially Interested aa the |>eople in Hpokane and the In land empire in thla projivi, and It muat be oar fight as much aa Kpo kane's to get I tack of It with both feet and all our power. It la moat unforlunaie and most unfair to our people here that the Imp cession In Kastern Washington haa grown that we are not interested In their pro# lems, and are a people self auf firlent to ourselves Today the city of Portland con tnils and appropriates the bulk of the products and business of the great Inland empire. Why? Because our financial institutions are not in close touch and aggreeatvely reach ing out for bualneae across the moun tains In the flnanelng of crop movements such as grain apples, hay, wool, etc, Portland la on the )'>b. and It seems impossible to get our financial Institutions interested Lwt summer the port of Keuttle for the first time maintained com merctal representatives among the apple and wheat producers of Kast ern Washington to divert freight and tonnage thru our port. We opened our wheat elevator here and put thru, for the first lime m years, some inland empire whul, and we Losing Sight of the Main Point lUlltor The Htar I think w« are losing track of the main point in the dtscuasioa of the ' Kricttaon atreef car m*a*ur*. Why | not decide that H**ttle Isn't to be made the lAighrng atock of America jby monkeying with a wild eyed I »ch>tDi offered by Ertckaoo? Then why not let the council know that voter* Mpfd them to run our nym tem aa efficiently and wtth equal economies as do private companies'* Karh year our system has to pay Approximately t1.M0.040 on the pur 1 has* bonda and Interest. Whsn Htone A Webster owned the system they had to pay at leaat 11.6W.000 i4X«s, dividends. gn*s* Imome tax. paving and special a*****menu, etc., levied by tha city. In other word* what the wystem ha* to pay on the bonds and Interaat will be offset by what the system does not havs to pay m tax**, etc.. and which are now absorbed by ths taxpayer* There fore, If Htone A Webster had a Vcant fan* and paid out |1,600.000 a year that we now pay for bond* and In terest, why not put It squarely up to Krlckaon. aa chairman of ths utili tie* committee, and councilmen, to be a* efficient street car operators a* were ih* private company? In Han Francisco they have a municipal line and are paying off bonds. The fare la 6 cents. Why can't we have a 6*4 cent fare right awuy, aa a starter, and then work for a 5-cent fare? In other word*, lef* start reducing the fare along sane lines Krlckeon should have thrown his Influence for a low er fare instead of voting against the nickel fare ordinance referendum re cently. lie wants to make the fare so high and (mint* thing* so gloomy that riders will bite at a "3-c*nt fare" deal no matter how obtained ( There are 66 cities In America with a fi cent far*. All but/one are pri vately owned and pay tax**, grot** Income tax. dividend*, paving, etc., not paid by our municipally owned nynlem. KrtcJcson and the Public Ownership league, of whtrh |L J. Wilson I* president, have for year*, s.ild munlcl|Milly owned utilities give better service nl le.-si coat than when privately owned. Now let's prove It. Our system Is In far Iteitrr physical jlUYjg EARWIG-BATE (Poison) Mixed rendy for <•«<*, with polwon nnrt fwooienlnd— no bothering with dry Ingredient* Juttt mid water unit wpiy. 15-Pound Package, $1.50 Put up under the of the Seattle Health Commtnalon and having rcrtlf lento of approval of J. IV Krtkle Horticultural Inspector, and F. H. Coyne. Rntomoloirlat. For Siilr by Dfalfni K\ery where unci ui LILLY'S Seed Store Pioneer Square SCULPTRESS Mi** Grace Talbot won the Avery prize in the Architect !l\ral league exhibit, New York. She w a Junior League •jirl. Her mother, Lily Tal~ Sot, wan a painter of note. aim handled <cther productg, tipples, potatoes, rtf, but we found t*o In surmountable obstacles ftm. the lurk »f financial arrangemente thru Kcwtfls: wootd, (h« differential In wheat rate* from Kiialern Washing l<m Into Portland, dlacrlmlnotlon anal nut our port. Portland for year* hns lived off tha resources of our state. Thru her hanks and commercial houses ehe aggressively comix Ewlrrii Wash ington. Idaho and Montana for bust lirn The wheat crop la financed In Portland and Hpoksne, the wool i-rop of Idaho, Montana, Washing lon and «>rr(»n la financed In Por I - land Thru her representatives In Washington tfty alia haa placed »t 111 eglr-a lly on |o»emme«t commls ■lon* able men to divert chipping and produce to her. Portland haa a man on the ahlp ping board- Portland haa a repre sentative on the Interstate commerce commission. Portland haa a 10 per cant differential In Brain rate* on wheat south of the Mitske river, auch discrimination against ua being thru tha interatate commerce commission What haa Seattle' K« ho anawereth NOT. Our financial Institutions. our suo ceaaful business men and tha peo pla of our city and county might a* well understand, however unpleasant tha pill la to swallow, that there I* no pcsialbillty for our city to reach Ita great manifest deatlny unless we are aggressively attemptmg to assist and build up other communities In this, our state Spokane la destined with her rnln Ing. agricultural and manufacturing resources to become ona of the greatest Inland cltlea In America. Kpokane's probiema are our prob lem*. Puget aound la the great ocean port for the country to our eaat. The at ream of their and our prosperity muat flow thru u». pr«v videtl that thru friendship, coordina tion and mutual good will, we tie our mutual Ihtereata up with bonda of i steel. Itaspertfully, OKO. B. LAMPING. ishsp* today than when It wm pri 'vatefy nwfiT'l Keoommendatlona have been mad* by HupfrlfHend<»nl Henderson to cut opersting Mpfnw* no that b fare ran bf obtained, lie h*« said fare* ran be reduced thl* year If bu*in*** conditions. which df t ermine travel. pick up just a bit lie known Krlckvon nyN, *X)ther rttfle* talk about our 10-ce«it fare." lie doenu't even credit u* with an IH-cent fare. He doe*n't want a | <Vi or a l w»t fare. He wsnt* to try out a new system of municipal financing. He ways be want* free fare*. Let the voters who want a lower far* serve notice on Krickson and othera that we propose to hsve a lower fare by the council Rhowinf the Mm" bralnii private companies do over the t'nlted State* I am tir*d of the S*4 cent fare. Likewi** lam Pick unto death of civic saviors like Krlckscm« Ilia plan U not the right way out. The street car system waa wished on the taxpayers, at the time of the fthipyard act i Title*. by peraona who bad no Interaat In the vaulting re aponalbitltlea, and now to Incur per itonei benefit and to secure selfgraU flcatlon and a meal ticket, to ntay lonirer at the public teal, Krickson la willing, for 30 plecea of ailver. to be tray hia fellow cHlxen*. Voters, "Let your conscience be your guide, ** KALI'I I 11. UICKJINB. M 9 20th N. Origin of the word Asia remain* unknown. London has 22 daily newspapers. Head and r*e STAR WANT ADS You'll (let What You Wsnt FKKK FOB TIIKKK MONTHS Texas Oil Bulletin Issued weekly ami edited by oil and financial experts. Cover* the whole field of development of the aruaxinßly rich oil flelda of Texas. Very extraordinary events are fore casted f.«r the <OlOll-8 few weeks To introduce this publication we will rnsll the Texas Oil bulletin to you f<<r three months Ab»el*lely Free. Write for it todsy. tkxa* on. nti.Ltrri* i:H2 Uaitsomrr Hid*. 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