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BANK CRASH UNDER PROBE GRAND JURY ALSO ON LEGATE CASE WEATHER 7V>«<pM and Turnlny. n<-ra*4aniil ro<«; norffrnl# toulfcvrly u-lnd* Trmpfftlur, Utl ?4 Hour. Maximum. 4|. Minimum, S«. Today noon. W. k I. . VOLUME 24. NO. 62. 4g&»> Romance Causes Probe of Kidnap Plot Charge Home Brew Howdt), folks! After reading about tin- IrlerhrmifWlietrr. «« are mijr to believe that hell la paved with M inventions. • • • Making people pay according to the length of thalr conversation ta Inequitable. Think how much It would coat a councilman! • a a Fur frirki that are dork. And Mayi that are i«l», Tht Telephone Co, t» peculiar. • • • SAMVKL. PKPVS BREW Sunday, May 7 TIIS day I did go to Dogfish kay on a clam hunt with friends, but tha only rlam" w caught *«• those taken out of a ran by Kill Dix on. which mattered not. a* w* war* vary marry. And Kol Haaa did fall oat of \fu> skiff, and did aeruae ma at tipping tha boat, but I am of tha be lief that tha cUus nectar want to hla baad. And ao to Kagla Harbor, bu* no clams there. either, altho Bob Her mann did give me hla new clam gun with which to ahoot my prey. And an home thru tha lock* and to bed. rery WMI7, for. Indaad. It waa a full day. e e e Be that as It may. Clarence flhtm plefiriny la a pupil at a Van<»uver. Waab . school. • • e vr.R# I.IBRB CUm*> Mke maceata laraalea. « l»p»»rtl«* khara a roller l««rl ea the kare Tln» iisraeat's Jaa* errheetra ••*n>tlnc ea Its heart •ml raaMreae tall •« keillag ale red Mkmt la O ea a keatra frying pa* .nd Is* astsls* ar«v« krokmlT la's s >Ush ef rksharl., A betterf 1 r Osa Ikttar. (latter. fta«l • • • Don't he frightened, folks, that la Juat an advertisement for tha new -v>rrwpon.lenre school In free versa that wa are going to open aoon. see Wkeaeier this col yum lacks poiM. J v it blame (He computing room tayi; If they don't like our *(«// They coa »a re, treat It rough—• Hut I don't know WHO that annoy*. • • • "Polndexter to Coma In August." —Headline. But he may *0 In Sep. tamber—lf not In November. • • • Tha Biblical story of the creation must hava been written by a baaa hall reporter. It starts out, "In the bis Inning— ess t'slts<t srs smsksi Ulvl<l..l »• ««t ne pr«rolum«. 0 0 0 lai week we took a Dumb Bella to lunch, and when tha wife com (Turn to rage 4, Column 4) THE ETERNAL TRIANGLE Old as All the Ages, Yet Aluays Sew Is th» Them* of "THE COLOR OF HER SOUL" Which Is to Appear Serially in The Star Beginning Mext Friday It Is by S. P.. If. Hurst, of Seattle Author ol "COOMER ALI" DAUGHTER OF SENATOR AND HERO IN LOVE Attempt to Oust Britisher Charge in Unusual Case at Washington BY JAMRN T. KOIJIFBT WAKIII NtiTON. May A vail of complete mystery and •screcy today waa thrown around tha alleged attempt to kidnap Alexander E. Bobertaon. •aid to be a Brtttah war hero, because of hla reclproratsd love for a t'nltsd B<at*a aenator'a daughter. Mlaa .Vary Culbarteon of Trxaa. outstanding from the maae of the unusual love affair la tbe apparent fart that Senator and Mrs. Culbarteon are ffmngly op posed to Ihelr daughter's mar riage to tha handsome Brit keher. Do far no reply has been made by the Cuibertaons to tha chargea of Bobertaon that pri vate detectives endeavored to kidnap him and get him out of the country, because of hla love for Mlaa Culbertaon. Tha Brit latter awore out a warrant for one of the detective*. J. F. Ellis, at Bloomfteid. N. J. C. i£. Jurney, secretary to tha aenator, according to Informa tion here, has left for Newark to take a hand In the altuatlon and It la rumored a meeting of Mum Culbertaon and Bobert. eon may be arranged In tha hope of quietly ending tha af fair . which haa already greatly disturbed tbe senator and hla wife. The Brltlah embassy will safe guard tha Intereata of Bobertaon, It waa learned at tha embassy to day Tha em baser, however, does not consider the strange love af fair one which ahould cause dip lomatic representation* to the American government, and It plana no action along that line, believing Bobertaon can obtain rodreaa for any wrongs which may hava been done him under American laws. First word concerning the al lege.! efforts to get tha young lover of tha aenator'a daughter out of the country waa received by tha emliaaay when Bcbert eon's aunt, Mra. Mary T. An drews. of New Jersey, called to see Ambassador Oeddes a short time ago. Hha aald the veteran had baen kidnaped and taken to Boston for virtual deportation. Back of the unusual love affair Is the strong feeling of the sen ator and his wife that their daughter, who la 21, la too young to marry and thst they desire her to marry an American. Bobertaon and the senator's daughter fell In love while both were students at tha University of Texas. Their romance budded rapidly. Miss Culbertaon came to Waah- Ington and Bobertaon went to Byracuse. N. V. When he came here a short time ago to visit Mis* Culbert aon. the parents learned for the first time that the young people were engaged The parent* objected. Tha matter was turned over to Jur ney. the senator's secretary, nnd If WHS said he hod worked to break off the engngement or at 1-ast bring about a [lostponement (Turn to l'a*e 4, < olumn 2) Harding Rebuff# Children Again WASHINGTON. May I I'ret.ident Harding again declined to see the children < i u»ader» who called at the White Houae today, In line with tlielr announced campaign. Hecretary Oeorge Christian told them he would Inform the president of their call, and would let them know If th« president desired to see them. Mrs. Kate lllcharda O'Hare. who led th» band to the White House, said, on leaving today, that they would continue their dally visit until the president them. The Seattle Star Katarad m ••«?«« 1 run MaMtr liar |. lift. «t iha r»atofflr« at Mallla Ha<K . undar tha AH of Congraaa March I. lIYI Tar ▼•ar. by Mall, |l (a 99 CORPS HEAD Maj. Gm. C. C. Morton rh#»»« if frW 41 Vitr IHmtf PK«iA«r*pn»ft Chief 9th Corps Area Maj. Gen. C. C. Morton Is Entertained. While on Inspection Tour After an Inepectlon of Fort Ijiw- Inn In th« morning. Maj ( Jen. Charlea C. Morton, commander of the Ninth ror)« »f««, wu the lU'il of honor Monday noon at a luncheon given bjr the Chamber of Commerce at the )Ui nler club. A* the irueet of Col. Onear Chartea. (Sen. Morton w»a to meet federal, etate ami city official* at Fort !,aw ton, and at I p. m. w»a acheduled to addreaa the Aaaoclatlon of the Army of the United fitatea at the New Washington hotel. C!en. Morton I* In Seattle on offl rial dutlea. he aald. but plana to re main here for another day, Juat to ret acquainted with the people and with condltlona. The Ninth corp* area Inrludea Cal ifornia, Oregon, Waahlngton, Idaho, ITtah, Montana, Wyoming and Alaeka. Shortly afte r hi* arrival In Seattle from Camp I.ewle, Saturday night. Oen Morton went to Fort Ward, where he waa the gueat of Col. Mer ram. fsen. Morton command«d the J9th eomhot division In France, and hna received many dccoratlona. Including the dlatingiilehed aervlce medal, the rrol* de guerre with two palm.i and tlie In-ignla of commander of the l.a glon of Honor. After the armletlce, he aupervla'd the program of recon •miction In Hawaii. At • a m Tueaday, the dlatln gulnhed aoldler l« to vlalt various 10. cal army headquarters At 11 IR he will review the ITnlveralty of Wash Ington It. O. T. C. The Hundred per Cent club will entertain hint at luncheon, and In the evening he will he taken on a cruise about the har bor. flen. Morton will leave for Spo kane at 7 p m. Wound 11 Convicts in Prison Battle rOI.t'MBIA, a C.. May * Kleven convicts In the state penitentiary were wounded, two seriously. when prison |wrd« nnd firemen put down a mutiny of 150 convicts. The prls encrs attempted In hum the chair factory They were armed with sticks and knives. Mayor-Elect Brown to Speak on Trip Altho he planned the trip primarily an a vacation, I)r. lOdwl.i J. Ilrown, Heatlle's mayor*lect, who left Hun day for hla ranch in >-nn! county, ha* accepted an Invitation to npeak at the electric juHi"* to l»e held In Kphrutu May 12 and 13 On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise CHARGE PHONE STEAL! Citizens of Everett Up in Arms Over Telechronometer and Big Bills By Hal Armstrong KYKRKTT. May *.—Trlrrliro- ! notneter* thai mraaure Irtrphon* conversation aa a fa> meter meaiurfi pa, only more w, have bern In w here • month, and people today in »ore lo lha point of deaperallon Installed firm In Evereß an the tlMa of the I'uirt Sound Telephone company to teat Ha rffirlenry, the trl»rhronometer. If turreMfnl, H la Intruded, will next he put In u«# In Naallla, Taroina, Hpokane and I'ortland. I That It haa been and la etnluenlly eucceaaful from tlia rotripany'a rtand- I point may ha a4g«t«4 from lha fol ■ lowing fartm > Telephone Mlla tbl* month ara annrmnua Home have Increased a third over laat t*oath'« Mlla. Othara hate doubled. Other* trebled Tha company haa no competitor In >h!a field. Ita franrhlee la eirluatra. If peopla want telephonaa thay muat pay thla company, or do without. Formerly tha company charted a flat rata that waa conaMerad hy •übecribera high. Whan tha tala rhronometara were tnefalled tha mmtany represented that the coat of aenrlca would !>a materially cut Tha company haa now aent pa trona thalr bill* for 10 daya of tele chronometered conversation. The raault: mm. ntm> am.ington, uti Orand. en a four-party line, learn* that In 10 daya aha haa talked 170 "telecronea." or mlnutea. and owea tha company II 90. She formerly paid II for tha ua« of bar phona 30 I daya. WIM.IAM RI'RY, tTtt Rmtth. eaya, "For tha JO daya. I owa tha company II To. A good many daya wa uaed tha phone only one* Rev err I daya wa wera not at homa and didn't u«e it at all. My old rata waa 12 a month." Mil*. J. K. REM. 22J7 Rucker— "My bill la far higher than I »«• : period Wa aren't ualng the phone murh now. Tha service la not rood. My bill for tha 20 daya la 13 45. I uaed to pay 12 a month, j I'll try It another month, then hava j tha phona out If thla keepa up." MUM. FRANK ( IKII'KK. wife of 1 tha prexldent of tha Cltlxen*' Na tional hank, not a bill for |7 foe 20 daya and had tha phona taken , out. OEORTir. W riIHARDS, }S-9 got a bill for 15.20. Thla lnrluded one j long: dlatanoo rail coating S1 OS. The |remainder waa for "teleoronea" Ilia former flat rata waa 12 a month. MRU. w. H. GRIFFITH, 231H 2Bth j—"l haven't uaed my phona much, but my bill reada 11 tS for tha 20 , daya. I have been paying |2 a ; month." MRS. HOY J. FA I I. K NOR. 1114 Cedar —"My bill la II »f>. but I don't j uae my phone hardly nt all. That * | the reaaon. I don't like thl* ayirtem nt all My daughter-in-law owea (.t.7f> I for the 20 day* We've both been paying |2 a month." MRS. G. S. ROSE, 1624 Wet more got n bill for |!>.75 for the 20 ilnya, TIIK HI t KI R AVE. GROCERY i report* that their bill la no more thnn their old flnt rnt« bill. "There may be fewer call* from the outalde," mild tha proprietor. "I haven't kept trpek When people call lip to give me an order they tell me what they want quick and then hang up. No. I don't get murh chance to aak them If there lan't something else they'd like Ihla morning " V. 11. I.ARISII, 1«0X Baker, said , 111* wife lined the phone Just once n day for the 20 dnya. Hhe and her slater took turn about calling each Other up. to even up their bllla. The teleehoronometer register* only "out call*." I-arlsh got a bill for |2.25 for the 20 day* nnd told the company to come and gel their phone. ' It. J. I'AISSKTT, city attorney, isald the company represented thai hi* bill would tie cut from 12 to ■ 11.70, In all likelihood. Instead, he got a bill for the 20 day* for |3.90. "And we've been curtailing (Turn lo I'aga I, Column 5) SEATTLE. WASH., MONDAY, MAY 8. 1922. TRUE KIOVIE LIFE As Lived in the (jLJ Wildest Days mjk Sudden 11. ta b,r * fatnoua *'||JHLMuluv/ author who known lha *crean /i\ jf / world from an experience of In of the romance end * »dv»nlur»i befalling New ( \ York aoclety woman whan / T W aha fled to Hollywood from read Ihla late popular no*al- I UNDA LEE, Inc." BY LOUIS JOSEPH VANCE Author of The Bnuu Bowl," etc. THE NOVEL OF MOVIE LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD Appearing In 24 Installment.*, Beginning MONDAY, May 15 THE STAR TEXANS LYNCH FOURTH NEGRO Rangers Rushed to Scene to Prevent Violence KIRVIN. Tenia, May Two at tachment* of Texaa lUitgtri were ruehed to Klrvln today fol.owing an outbreak of race disturbance*. Frederick Green. waa lynch ed today the fourth to dl« by mob action since the aaaault an.' murder of pretty 17-year-old Kula Aualey here laat Thuraday. Oreen, 21 yeara old, wa* Implicated In the crime by "Hnap" Curry, negro, who eonfaeaed tiefore he wee burned. Curry aald that Green waa with them when the girl waa assaulted. Tha body of Oreen waa found hanging to a tree halfway between Fairfield and Klrvln. • • a At'HTIN, Texas, May I —Governor Neff today ordered two detachment* of TVxa* Hanger* to Kalrfleld, county »eat of Freealone county, Im mediately. to prevent nn upr'slng hy negroe* that Hheriff Muyo declared Imminent. Mayo wild negroe* of Frve*tone county threatened to avenge the death of three negroea burned at the atake at Klrvln Haturdny for th<e aa aault and murder of Ml*a Kula Aualey, 17-year-old school girl Oapt. Frank Hamer of Hanger headquarter* company nt A lift In will le:iva at once for Falrflcl I with one detachment of ranger*. Tlwt other detachment I* to come from Fort Worth under command of Capt. Tom Hickman. FLOOD GROWS IN SALT LAKE HAI/r IRAKIS CITY, May S Heavy rain* have added to the flood In the Hugarhouee dletrict of Halt I,iike today and many citizen* are aiding the *treet department In pil ing up *ang bag* and other obstruc tion* In an endeavor to keep the water from More* and home*. Sev eral home* Ftnlid laolated by the water and acore* of ba*cment* ar« filled. Much anxiety I* felt by many real dent* regnrdlng the Mountain Dell dam, which I* about *lx tnilea from Halt I .eke In one of the canyon*. The water I* pouring over the *plll way In a heavy atream and the rain* are adding to the force of the moun tain atream NATIONAL P.-T. A. CONVENTION ON Delegates From All Over Country in Tacoma TAOOMA. May I More than JIO delegntea from all partii of the country arrived here today for the opening of the National Congren* of Mother* and I'arent Teacher as •oclatlona laMing all week. Mrs. Milton Hlgglna, national prealdent of the I'.T. A., ailived hare laat week during the atnte convention and will direct aeMlorvt thla week. Oregon wan expected to aend 100 deleiraten and California 11. Wash ington atate ha a 49 accredited dele gate*. The big feature of the convention will be the annual Htadlum day cel ebration of 10,000 achool children Friday. Tonight'* program Include* a han quet at the Tacoma hotel, with greeting* from the national offl cera. KLUX PROBE IN SESSION I/1H ANtJKIJCft Way The Ix>» Angelas county grand Jury convened at 10 a m. today to open Km Investi gation of Ku Kin* activities. Just before the seaslon started I>ep puty District Attorney I toman, who, with District Attorney Thonuui Lea Wool wine, will conduct the exam ination of witnessed. announced that the dny'a evidence would probably be confined to establishing the facta of the maaked raid In Inglewood ua u basis for the Investigation. Ijttter, he said, witnesses would be called to tell of events and facta re lating to the Ku Klux Klan. FTNKRAI, NKKVICKS for Dr. Josiah Mason, 68, who died Hunday. will be held at 2 p. m. Monday at the University Undertaking com pany's establishment. HOME IS FOUND FOR TOT THRU THE STAR The week-old baby for whom a home was sought thru The Htar lost week has been adopted. His grandmother called up Monday to say a well-to-do family living In the country had taken In the Hills fellow, and that he will be given the chance that his moth er's poverty precluded. HOME EDITION INVESTIGATION OF FERRY DEAL IS InAUGURATED Searching Inquiry Is to Be Made by County Body Impaneled in Court Monday Investigation into the failure of the Scandinavian Ameri* can bank of Seattle, which closed its doors last June, will he undertaken by the county grand jury that convened ill the county-city building Monday. This was indicated by the questions put to prospective grand jurors by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney T. H. Pat terson while the jury was being impaneled, under tIM supervision of Presiding Judge Calvin S. Hall. It was already known that Prosecutor Malcolm Doagtaft had l>een gathering evidence in connection with charges of fraud lodged against the county commissioners by residents of Bellevue and in connection with the unsolved murder O t Patrolman Charles O. legate. Tho hank pmbo c junm mm m « * rwtipjrt* aurfirUr, Ht» flr*t hint «M nkUlnH wh«i PMlrnon Ihe flmt tantatlr* juror, "Ai» jou rrlalrd U mnynn* roniW'd with th* Irwdltuvlu Anirrlian Wank?" Thin qunlkm wa» rrpr«lnl to •aril of Ihn I# mm And avrai wwurn who romprtxvl the grand Jury U finally aralrd. Ka< h waa alio aakrd If ha wma r» lated to any member of tha fteattla pollra department or to any county official. | Judge llall «tated thai If any Juror had had trouble with a county offl clal he might l>» ricuMl. Nun* ac cepted thla challenge. The grand Jury was first called for the purpose of Investigating charges against County Commlsslon ers Claude C Ramsay, Lou Smith and Thumaa l)obion by llellevue res idents who told Prosecutor Douglas that roatly Improvements had been made with county money to enhanca the value of property owned by the officials, mm AI-SO IS AI.IJttiK.D Fraud In connection with the leas ing of the county ferries to Capt. John I. Anderson also was alleged. Then the matter of the legate murder was brought up. It has been charged that the police department la deliberately shielding the killer and that an lnveatlgullon. It la said, would result In a sensational "shake up" of the department. In giving his instructions to the Jury Judge Hall laid emphasis on the matter of secrecy. The Jury was also Instructed to at some time dur ing Its session visit the county Jail and make a report on conditions there. This is a routlna duty of the grand Jury. L,. G. Horr, 217 H Helmont ave. N. was appointed foreman by Judge Hall. Other members of tha grand Jury are: Mrs. Lydla A. Schuesler. R F. D. No. I, Auburn: Alfred T. Wlnsor. street car conductor, 7653 SKth ave. N. W.: Mrs. Nellie W. Sargent, foot of 32nd ave N. W.; Mrs. l*aura M. Oaebele, till Ashworth st. Peter T. Thompson, 5721 Green wood ave.; Q. V. Slater, glovemaker. 2201H First ave.; R. Flakstad, sales man, 6118 Interlake ave.; Fred Blca, farmer. Maple Valley; Mrs. l,uclle Hoon, laundry worker, 2012 Walt St.; Dcrnhurd Swanson, clerk, 182& N. 67th st ; Mrs. BUa flreen, 3316 21st ave. H.: Frank Dunn, laborer. 816 23d ave ; Mrs. Mary A. Martin. 721 73d St.; Mrs. Ktta B. Nelson. 1312 John st.; William J. Brown, clerk. 6241 44th ave. 8. W.; Henry W. Moffatt, mechanic, 6011 41st ave. S. W. LEGATE CASE INQUEST DUE t/H-ated several days ago In Hitch cook. Okia.. Kminanuel A. Wleti will return to Seattle to testify at the coroner's Inquest and grand Jury In vestlgallon of the death of Patrol man Charles O. I,egnte, murdered March 17 In the Main Street Carafe, 1242 Main at. NVletz formerly owned th® Karaite. Captain of Detectives Charles Ten nant announced Monday that he had received a telegram from Wlet*, ask ing transportation to Seattle. The Inquest will be held Immediate ly upon his arrival, It Is believed. Legate'* body will be exhumed at Coroner \V. 11. Corson's orders. IXvclopments In the murder Inves tigation during the past week have shown a startling trend, according to l.ttdy Willie Forbus. attorney for (Turn to I'uge 4, Column I) TWO CENTS IN SEATTL* YACHT WRECKED, THREE DROWNED San Francisco in Mourning as Result of Tragedy RAN FRANCISCO, May T.— Bugle ness Circles and San Francisco club^ wrre In mourning today for John ft* Hanlfy, lumberman and nlnoimtllp owner; Kdward A. Cnrlatenaoa. wealthy steamship man and Captain Pettar Anderson, yachting pilot, wtMl wvre drowned aome time Saturday night off Hay ward, in Ban F ranclaoo hay. The hod lea of Hanlfy Hid of Oa»> tain Anderson were recovcied. Th*y were locked together, indicating A terrific struggle, on* to aava tba other. Christen son's body was found early today. An airplane wan sent to search tor I lie yacht belonging to Hanlfy In which the three started from Sausa lito Saturday night on a yacht club cruise to Hnn Ma'eo, Ml* wreck of the boat vester.lay morn ing. Answering signals frona th» plane. In which Christenson'g son WAS an ohserver, two Jspanes* In % rowlxwt went out to the wreck and recovered the two bodies. Doth Hanlfy and Chris* enson had wide business Interests on the coast. Including lumber and tlmtwr hold- Ings in the Northwest an 1 heavy In terests In coastwise steamship lltvra. Both were directors of the fc'an Fran* clsco Olympic club. BELL DEATH DUE TO WEAK HEART Coroner Announces Finding After Post Mortem Death of Clarence J. Bell. 6i, real estate agent whose body was found In a vacant house at 417 Garfield st. Saturday night, was due to heart failure. Coroner W. H. Corson an* nounced Monday. Corson held A post mortem examination Sunday. Police were Keeking Monday a woman, last seen with Hell, In th* hope that she might Rive accurata Information on his death. Thera wen no mark* of violence on Bell's body. Hell disappeared Friday from hl» son's office In the Seaboard building when he took the woman, now being sought, to view th* vacant house. Funeral services were to be held Monday uftornoon at Keystone Con- Kratlonal church. Burial was to b* at Wushelll cemetery. Cash Register Co. Founder Is Dead ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., May The body of J. H. Patterson, chair man of the board of director* and founder of the National Cash Kegta ter company, was taken to Dayton today for burial. Patterson dropped dead of heart trouble while on ft Irala en route to this city.