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U j WEATHER ■■■ ■ ■ rcnlfM n«* Wednesday. HNMf. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ "»>< *nd threatening ■■■ ■ ■ MXf.u*rr penile rtfterly uiM>. I I I I I TMTi|xT»Hirr |ji»i ti (lour. ■ ■ ■ & \Uiimum. AO. Minimum, 17. Q I P Today noon, 4*. VOLUME 24. NO. 201. Japanese Attacks Seattle Girl Homo Brew Hiiwdjr, folk*! Sjnil<- »i*k ha* gone. lauoh. ain't II fun to snarl again? • • • Wo smiled so continually laat week that our tonsils are all sunburned, ess And wo celebrated Bettor llomo week »o strenuously that our wtfs say* oho doesn't want to «ee u» •l-ound the house again until Jan- Han- 1. • • • MI'SICAL NOTE (■eraldln* Karrar, whom many «UI remember having In the movie#. appeared Iter* la*t nl*ht In the yeUtaa. • • • Fltlhurso, the rollicking collegian, say* everyone cant be a football hert>~nunebody ha* to carry the water bucket. • • • Wouldn't It be awful tf, at a cru cial moment, the cheer leader should S»t stage fright and be unablo to lead a cheorT o o o The Bnddett irorrft of foaaw* or pen— The word* thai oi«w the sorrow, rw4 rr tkote of Milter HalUhury, "KalH again tomorrow." a • • w WESTERN t'MON TEI.EORAM M ASSAi "HJB CONTINUES AIiONO BAINBRIDOE ISLAND FRONT STOP MCHTAPHA MCMICKEN PASHA ORPKRS WHOLKMALB SLAI'OHTF.R OK DEFENSELESS MUSHROOMS AT EAULE HARBOR STOP OOODFBUJOW RASH A AND EDDIE HOOO PASHA DECLARE SHAGC.YMAXES MORILIZINQ _ I # WORTH OK ANTONIVICH (TTt* THOt SAND* OK Mt'SH ROOMS ES CArK BY DISOUISINO THEM SELVES AS TOADSTOOL* STOP KIOHTINO ALSO REPORTED AT COUNTRY CI-I B COMMA PLEAS ANT RRACH COMMA FLETCH ER S BAY AND PORT MADISON STOP ALLIED COMMANDERS CHAROE Mt'SHROOMS ARE RE TALIATINO BY SMOTHERINO STEAKS IN NEUTRAL ZONE BTOP. • • • With all tha fashkma rhanging. no wtfe wants her hmhuiil to kaep h it In the rtyto to which aha has be«n iirun'omed. • • • IN THE DATS NEWS Seattle man fell downstairs yesterday and frsrtori-d hi* skull. But that'll nothing. An other man only took a wee drop and wan blinded. • • • K'deral prohibition agents from • Washington are on hand at New Or Ileans to aee that American Legion convention Ista don't break tha pro hibition laws. The booze sleuths, however, were not with the boy« at Belleau Wood •r Cantlgny. e • • Do you wonder that the French •re beefing about the Turklah arm!- atlce when their representative was Monsieur Bouillon? e • e ENTERTAINING CLEMEN CEAIJ If the Tiger of France Includes Seattle In hla American Itiner | ary «• will take him down to the city hall and Introduce him to the Bull of Seattle. 0 0 0 ifr. Phineon Archibald Tober TVo* moil uneirtHnpty tober. He drank )u*t rnouoh Of the 'real bonded fluff" To die the thirteenth of October. • • • Paddy. Tha Star's new office boy. arrived at work this morning for tha first time. "Ray, boas." quoth he, "ain't fhera t »o place outside where I can park my car?" e • e If the Alllea really want to punlah the ex-Kalser why don't they send him a copy of hla memoirs aa a wedding present? • e e ITS NOT VERY CLEAR TO ITS, YET Pltsbnrg la going to pour oil on the Ohio river this winter to pre vent fogs. It won't work. We pour oil and every other kind of filth on Washington and I-eke I nlon and Elliott Bay, but We have fogs juat the same. 000 Plana are under way to exter minate the Painter Notional park mountain Hon. How about the mam moth lying up there? 0 0 0 Ex King Conatantlne anys ha Is go Ing to nettle down In Paris. We doubt if we never heard of any man settling down In that town. • • • ITS THE (THREE-MILE) LIMIT! The British say Ihey are going to pay no attention to President Ifnrdlng'a three-mile liquor limit. You can't btamo 'em. Nobody •Ue doe*. Mrs. G. B. Holmes Who Has Just Arrived In Seattle After A Nightmare Experience In Siberia. Where Japs Have Assumed Absolute Control And Are Keeping The White Population In A Constant Reign Of Terror. Mrs. Holmes' Life Was Threatened Repeatedly. But She Doesn't Seem To Have Lost Any Of Her Good Looks, Does She? Her Husband la Shown At The Right 40 KIDDIES AND WANDA ON TRIP By Wanda von Kettler Tufvtay, 19:13 * m.—forty of Bi—and we're ail ready to fa. Forty )«un(itm from the Rjr ther home. plus one or two oth er lnditid uaj» who «r» -Just co ins atone." are gathered at tb« Colman dock. waiting >• embark upon llw eood »hlp Vurlf and la sail for Brrmrrton. Today «r are th« gueeta o/ the ma rine recruiting corps, whoee head quarter* la In and the Pug«-( Sound Navigation Co. Before our arrival at the dock, we were favored by the Heat tie Taxlcab Co.. which brought IM from our home In It* tabu. Now, what we arc to are today we do not know, because moet of ua have never before been In a navy yard. "Tie to the navy yard we are coin* We ahall be met. upon our arrival at Bremerton, by trucka from the ma rine harrack*. These will carry ua to the yard, where we shall be enter taJned at luncheon by the goba and •hown the eights. We think we're going to have an awful lot to say about It when we get back. Just now, However, we can wait to aay nothing more. Hergt. R. A. York, of the recruiting ata> tion, who la In charge of Iha party, is yelling at ua to get on board. Otherwise, he aays, we will be left behind. And we wouldn't be left behind for all the bananaa in the world. Pike Street Store Damaged by Fire Great damage was done to the stock of a grocery store at T2« Pike st.. owned by the Oroceterla Co.. when fire broke out In the rear of the place Monday night. The origin of the blase Is unknown. The origin of ment officials were Investigating Tuesday. Denver Get* One More Cut in Gas DENVER, Oct. 17.—Effective to day the retail price of gasoline la 2J cents a gallon here, a reduction of three cents wlth"a a week, the ConUnental Oil company announced. REGISTER BY 5 OR YOU'LL BE BARRED FROM THE VOTING Registration books cloae at G p. m. Tueaday, and unless you have registered you will not be permit ted to vote In the general election next month. Resident*, of the city are Ineligible to vote unless they have registered thi« year. If persons living outside the city have registered ain<<» January 1, US#, they need not do again. The paper with a 15,000 daily circulation lead over its nearest competitor The Seattle Star ■ntarad *• Itorcnd Matlar U«r t. 1«M. at tha r«alnfflta at Unlllt, W aah.. nn4ar Ik* Ael of c'on|r«i March I, lilt. Far Yaar. kr Mall. II ta |* Brutal Assailant of Local Woman Goes Unpunished by Jap Officials,, Seattle Couple Relate How a Seattle woman. Mrs. Robert Pierson, was wanton ly assaulted by a Japanese before the horrified eyes of her 7-year-old daughter; how the Japanese officials absolutely refused to take any action against the woman's assailant, and how the Orientals instituted a reign of terror against the American and European colony of the community be cause of their demands that the criminal be punished— these are only a few of the high spots in the story brought here Tuesday by Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Holmes, who have just returned from Cape Kamchatka, Siberia, where Holmes was superintendent of a salmon factory. The outrages reached their climax in a nightmare voyage for the six remaining members of the foreign colony, Mr. and Mrs. Holmes among them. The> # were forced to escape in a Japanese steamer, on which they were the only white people, and they werr constantly menaced by the Oriental officials aboard, who threatened to throw them overboard, time and again. The Holmeses. however, were most aroused by the as sault on Mrs. Pierson, which they described as one of the most horrible crimes that they encountered in a land of horrors. "The whole Uilng was un speakable," llolmea said Tues day. "but It waa typkal of Jap anese rule on the Kamchatka peninsula. I aay rule advisedly —for. In apllo of the propaganda that ia being sent out by Japan, thru ronaular and oilier sourrea, no attempt has been made to withdraw their forces from Si beria. They may have ordered out a battalion or a regiment here and there —but tile Japan ese colonies are atill there, with Japanese cruisera to protect Ihetn. "On the Kamchatka peninsula, f or instance, the Japanese rule Is ns ah solute aa it la In Tokyo and neither the natives nor foreigners have l>een able to get any Justice. The l*ler. son case, however, was the most flagrant that came to my uttentlon. "It occurred last August. Pierson —who, by the way. Is a former em ploye of the National Grocery Co. In Seattle—ls superintendent of a lilg warehouse at the mouth of the Kamchatka river, owned by the Olnf Kwenson Co., Seattle traders. Hn had l.een compelled to go tip the river about 150 miles on a trading trip, h-avlng his wife and daughter alone In their home with their China boy. "On the night In qtieatlon. all the otiier infmt*™ of the foreign rolony were on the other Hide of tlm village ari<l Mr*, l'lerson wn* putting her chIM to bed. "Huddenly ahe heard aomeone moving about outalde and then there wan a rap on the door. Khe knew that the caller would have epoken If he had been 11 friend, «o ahe made no re*po»w> The knock ing continued, nnd finally the Intru der kicked thru the lower punela, reached hln arm In and unlocked the door from the tnnltjf. Mr*. I'lernon picked up a chair uitd atruck ut tht SEATTLE, WASH., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1922 BY ROBERT B. BKKMANN arm, but without effect, and tha neat moment she was confronted by a leering Japnnea* flaherman, who came toward her with outatretched arms, "She put up an heroic bailie, but thr beast wa* 100 strong for her. Her t'hlna boy rame In, but even the two of them together were no match for the lust crated Jap. The China boy •truck the Jap over the head wllli a dish. Inflicting a deep gush, but IIMJI wa* forced lo flee, leaving hi* miolrea* fight ing dr*peralely In llie arm* of the beast. "The China boy rushed out for as sistance, but he could not make the whiten underatand him at flrat, on account of hi* excitement, and min ute* elnpsed before any help reached the scene, A Russian named Htovskl waa the first man lo take In the sit uation and he Immediately dashed Into the Pleraon home and clubbed the Jap Into Insensibility, and trussed him up. "Htovskl hadn't arrived a minute too soon, Mra. Plerson'a clothe* had been torn to ribbon* In the fight and ■he waa utterly exhausted. I shud der to think of what might have hap pened If aid had come a few mo ments later. The little girl was In a hysterical condition. "The foreigners trussed up the Jap and mado an Immediate demand up on the Japanese authorities that he be punished. The request was treat ed lightly. 'The man was drunk." we were told. 'He wasn't responsible— sn we can't, do anything to him.' And they were about to release him, when John Hen by, brother of A. O. Dcnby, a hi* trader, took matteri In to hi* own hands "That was Hie bravest thing I've ever seen In my life. There were 1,1100 Japs In camp and only (Turn to Page 7. Column 4) DIRIGIBLE IS LOST IN FIRE ATU.S.CAMP Eight Passengers Escape Death in Flames; Four Are Injured S\X ANTONIO. Teg., Oct. 17. —The army'* nrent dirigible, the giant (-1, \> a* completely dr»lrti)'il by (In hrt» today. Tlie "blimp," returning from a rro**-«*ouiitry flight to Arradln, Cal , raiight fire and wti burn- RI u It Kai Mni towed away from tiir hangar for an nhi billon flight over the rlty. Ma] 11. A. Htrauea. commander of th* »hlp. waa HarM by Ih« flame* before ha could <laml<er from th* burning cockpit flergt A. B. Al bright of the 'II etww. wu eerlou*ly Injured In th* fire. and rapt. N. M. Walker, aide to MaJ. Oen. Hlnaa. Commander of tha Klghth Cur pa arrji, and Manual Cardenas, news paperman. alao war* Injured A *trang*rust of wind from tha norlh blew tha mammoth alrahlp arainat tha door of tha hangar, rip ping lha big envelope aa tha balloon wua starting tha flight. Ikith motor* war* running, and aa tha gaaolln* tank exploded tha big gaa bag liurot into flame*. Ten minute* later anlv a totaled, charred ma» remained af the pride of the army*a avia tion arrlton. Fight ptHenim had narrow escape* aa the fire broke nut and quickly conaumod tha fllraay bag. MaJ. 3. I. Thompeon and Oapt. X Montague of the military Intelligence department of tha Klgbth rorpa war* among tha passengers. Othera wera newspapermen af Han Antonio and Houston. Tha balloon arrtrad here Saturday on Ita rat urn to Lanctay Kiakt Va. Ikwn •term* wera encountered between Kan Diego, Cal.. and K1 Pa*o, Teg , and Mai. Ktrauaa had an nounced ha would delay here a weak for repair*. a e e WASHINGTON. Oct IT —Tha dir igible CI. which waa deatroj-ed by fir* at Han Antonio, Texas. today, waa the army'* beat and Ikrgaat "blimp." It waa completed ahortly after tha army'* big Italian built alrahlp. the Itoma, waa destroyed with a toe* of |« llv»« at Norfolk early thla year. Tha C-l had a ga* capacity of ill.. 090 ruble feet and waa capable of making a apeed of (0 mllea an hour. e e e Army Flier Crushed When Plane Crashes BAN ANTONIO. Tor. Oct. IT.— Flrwt Lieut. Waller A. Bali. army aviator, *u crushed «o death whan hi* plana cruhed today In a field naar here. Lieut. Maughan SeU Another New Record MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich, Oct. IT.—Lieut. K. L. Maughan, V. 8. A. pilot and winner of the Pulitzer trophy race Saturday. aet a new world'a apeed record here lata y»s terdav by covering a one kilometer course at tha rate of 141.t mllaa par hour. Missing Aviators Reach Home Safely HOOD RIVER, Ore, Oct. IT.— Charlea 8. Woodruff, photographer, and W. R Grnham. aviator, missing alnce Friday afternoon and believed to have crashed while taking airplane photograph* of Mount Hood, reached here safely lata yeaterdar. They had been forced to land on a hald butte ISO mllea from Mount Hood Friday afternoon, because of an overheated motor. They had sub sisted on food given them by a sheep herder. Something New Something Different THE "SWAP COLUMN" The classified section will tell you more about it. ONE VITAL CIVIC NEED Seattle Must Build a Community Auditorium in Early Future THE Geraldine Farrar concert Monday night was another convincing demonstration that Seattle must promptly provide itself with a municipal audi torium. Five thousand eager listeners crowded into a build ing desitrned for rough athletic events and bazaars to listen to the soft, lilting lyrics of the famous prima donna. The place waa atrociously lighted, none too com fortably seated, uncouth as a setting for such an event. This was not the fault of the building, because the building admirably serves the needs for which it was designed. It waa not the fault of the managers of the concert, for they had chosen the best there was available. It wu simply the fault of the whole community which, in the rush of other matters, has failed to erect the sort of structure that popular concerto, conventions, lectures, political gatherings and other mass meetings require. Seattle is a growing, progressing, culture-loving city and it must remedy this shortcoming in the early future. May bo the present moment is too early to begin actual plans for a real community auditorium. But it is not a minute too soon for focusing serious thought upon the problem. 10,350 SET OUT ON THRIFT ROAD Te«r thouaand three hundred and fifty pttNM Induced to satra a part of their earnings! Ten thouaand three hundred god fifty persona etarted on tha road to Thrift' That'* tha net result of The Star'* Thrift campaign that cloaed Mon day afternoon. Clerk* are atlll tabulating flgurea and It la likely the total will reach even a greater number when all the mall la opened. Financial man everywhere are loud In their praise of The Star's effort to provide a practical way for people to acquire the aavlng* habit. Tha Pot of Gold attracted widespread attention thruout the state and many accounts were open ed by mall, m addtlon to the great number that came direct from Se attle. A lot of folks have decided the way to save avstcmatlcally and make their money work for them la some other way be* ldea the tin-can route. Friday, Saturday and Monday were tha banner day* of tha drive. Tha lobby of the Seattle National bank, where deposits were made, waa filled, almost to overflowing at tlmea. People did not have lon* to wait, however, a* tha Immense volume of business waa handled (Turn to I'm* 1» Column 2) BRINGS NEWS OF MPT. AMUNDSEN Bringing the laat word I hat will b« received by the rlvlliied world from Capt. Roald Amund *en before ho embark* on hi* death daring attempt to fly "over the lop of tlio world" next summer, R. \V. llendee, sped men collector for the Colorado Ma*eum of Natural History, ar rived In Meattle Tue»day aboard the revenue culler Bear. Just before boarding the near. Hendee visited Walnwrlght, Alaska, where Ainund«en la upending the winter with hla aviator, Oakar Om !>luhl. Amundaen, he say*, I* at hla boat In the froaen village, which la [only n few mllea eouth of Point jllarrow, "the top of the continent." and la actually enjoying hlmarlf, de spite the fact that he haa only three white companion*. The Bear, which la commanded by Capt. 8. C. Cochran, haa Juat com pleted a 1.200-mlle trip along all the accesalbla sea patha of the Arctic. "Nothing outalde of our routine experience*." Captain Cochran an nounced when the cutter tied up at the Hell at. terminal. But then, one mint remember that tho ordinary "routine" of the Bear, known thru out the Arctic aa "The Law Ship," contain* more adventure* than tho ordinary veaael experiences In a life time, "We narrowly wo*p«il beln* Jam mod In the Ice several times," Coch mn said. "The ice Is worse thun It lut* bocn for several yearn. How ever, w* were able to follow our route and visited every place we usu ally do. Very few rases were brought to us for settlement—and no crim inal cases." Among the 11 paaenjrers on the Bear were Inspector K. N. Wood, of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, who has been stationed on Herschell Island for the last three nnd a half year, his wife and their 5-yoar-old son, Donald. After spending h few days In Seattle, Wood will report for duty at Edmonton, Alto, (EDITORIAL) WILKINS, WOOD ARE ACQUITTED W. A. "Weary" Wilkin* —Photo by Prim & Carter Star Stuff Pbotographir* W. A. (Weary) Wllktns, owner of the Pacific bindery, and County Pur chasing Agent Charles Wood. Jointly Indicted by the last grand Jury for alleged grand larceny, were ac quitted Tuesday when Superior Judge W. D. Aakren directed a ver dict of not guilty, in their favor. Judge Askren's decision abruptly terminated trial of the case, a few moments after the state rested shortly before noon. l>eputy Prosecuting Attorneys Bert C. BOBS and T. H. Patterson strenuously resisted IM motion for a directed verdict, which was made by Ivan Hyland and Wlimon Tuck er, defense counsel. Patterson and Rons sought to have the case reopened and to have cer tain evidence, which Judge Askron ruled out Monday admitted. This evidence waa in regard to the num ber of justice court civil dockets which had been delivered by Wllklns to the county. The indictment charged that Wil kin* received $1,200 with the assist ance of Wood, for 40 of these books, which were aald never to have been delivered. A sharp tilt between Tucker and deputy, prosecuting attorneys took place when Tucker questioned some of the practices In effect in the prosecuting attorney's office. State's witnesses, Tuesday morn ing, Included County Commissioners Lou C. Smith and Tom Dobaon; Wil liam J. Rrown, n member of the grand Jury that returned the Indict ment against Wllklns and Wood, and L. G. Ilorr, the grand Jury fore man. The two lattar witnesses testified as to what the defendants had said in tha grand Jury room. Wllklns was Jointly embraced by his wife and daughter when the court issued the directed verdict. WOMAN HITS TAXI W DRIVER WITH PIE CINCINNATI, Oct. 17.—When a taxi driver insulted Mrs. Rachel Reynolds, she smashed him In the face with a hot huckleberry pie aho waa taking home to tha children HOME nm EDITION] L|||T TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE IIUMIIIIMII 3 CRIMINALS BATHE WAY i FROM PRISON Guards Beaten by Desperate Trio in Los Angeles County Jail I .OS ANfiEI.ES, Oal., Oft. IT. —Two hundred and fl/ty police and sheriff* today were In pur null of three of the moat dea prrtlf criminals of the county, who staged a spectacular jai> break early today. The eacaped prUonera are: Herbert Wilson, IS. cx-mlnlatM and reputed millionaire bandit, nn> drr life sentence for the murder of a pal. Cuado Hplngola. 23. allaa "The MDUM," < narifed with an 110,009 robbery of the Standard Oil com pany. Adam nisryV, 21, allaa Ward. UO d'-r life aentence for the murder ef hie are"! landlady. Having secured anna, the pris oners heat a turnkey over tha head with a revolver and forced their way out. They held up W. C. Storey, parrel po*t delivery man, and escaped In III* car. They were •■aid to hare fled In the direc tion of Arradla. With two other prisoners, the dap per prisoner leaped from one of the Jail "tank*," beat Jailer Condon In aenalbln and, overpowering two other Jailers, fled to the atreet, Wllaon, formerly a mlnlater ta Oregon and now aald to be one of the moat daring robber* on the Pacific coast, according to police, had loaf planned his escape. The Los Angela* underworld, authorltlea aald, bad given out the word that he muet re* gain hla froedom. j The prtaOßen,lMW>*o j tomoblle sfagm* at the tmfW MT. Jail and eacaped. Two previous attempta at fall- H . break by WHson, who waa orig inally imprisoned for a big mail robbery', have been froot rated by guard*. During his »econd attempt, Herbert Cox, another prlaamr, wa« shot and killed. Wilson was recently convicted of the mor der. During this murder trial. Wllaon and former aasoclates were quoted (ta boasting that the notorious ban dit would never pay the penalty, and at every session of the court armed guard* stood at the door* and sur- I rounded the prisoner as he came and went. Several attempt* to smuggle anna to Wilson have been reported, the most recent implicating Arthur C. Burch, who sent a turnkey for a box of randy, which contained u loaded revolver, Jailers discovered. The jailbreak today occurred at 7 o'clock when Jailer Condbi went to the tank with the key*. Wilson, the moment the doer wan opened, sprang upon htm and dealt him a terrific blow, and Adam Ward, murderer, and (•ui<ki Spingoll, bank robber, es caped with Wilson. Jailers Furrier and Glase were overpowered by the prisoners, who. obtaining the jail keys, locked the doors as thev left. BREMERTON HAS DOUBLE TRAGEDY BREMERTON. Oct. 17.— Mrs. Car rle McEllhenny, 40, Bremerton wait ress and wife of a shipyard worker, and E. J. Rowley, 50, a local tailor, are dead as the result of a double tragedy that occurred at 10 o'clock this morning in Rowley's tsllor shop. Rowley's body was lifeless when found by City Attorney H. E. Gar land. The woman was still alive, but died two hours later at the city hos pital, Mystery surrounds the trag edy. No motive has been discovered, but police think Rowley shot the woman and then himself. First word of the shooting came when Garland answered a telephone summons from Rowley. Garland waa In his office at the time. He was alarmed ut the tone of Rowley'g voice. Rowley urged him to hurry at onc« to his shop, a block away Hastily making his way to the tai lor's place of business. Garland found Rowley's body on the floor, leaning against a wall, dead. The woman WHS lying on the floor. Both were In the room where Rowley re celved business callers. A gun was near Rowley's body. Police said It was Rowley's. Rowley, who has a wife and six children living near Waterman, across the bay, Is widely known. Mrs. McKllheny bore a good reputa tion, It la said. She had been a friend of the Rowley family for years. Their acquaintances Insist they were not Intimate and believe the affair Is not tlx* outgrowth of a love uffalr. Rowley's manner Monday leads to the belief that he muy have become suddenly Insane. He told Gorman that some day he was going to where he "would never come Iwck." No one heard the shots, nltho Row ley's shop Is in a district surroundad by various places of buaiuaaa.