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On "Hell Ship"
Bark Takes on New Signs of Life Superintendent Joe Bosses Skipper Joe Utter Contempt for Chinee Gang Clothes Paid for, but None Show •THE PRICE OF SALMON**—NO. II By Max Stern On Monday momtnj th« old b*rk look on Dew aljpta of life. llrni'f Mft "f ptlMI b«»t for th* Chlnw i-row, «rut tnnn not only by u » bit* hoc t*nd*r anil a Millor or two, suddenly *h* awok* to Ac tion. The old nian arrived. He mm a ahort, foreign looking skipper of 50. with a dark •kin «nd an cent. Ilia nam* wo never kiifw. but he was pop ularly known aa •■!"ortuitee Joe" Ulrr arrived tl|f superintendent. I.lke the •kipper, he aU<» waa a forelctier. He. too, waa abort and ln*lcolfk*nt looking and spoke with an accent. He waa German, but he also an swered to the name of Joe. l/ax Stem BACH A BOSH The relation between the two Jort waa interesting. Aboard ship the eklpper wa» king, and while he entertained the super- Inlendriit in hie cabin, at* will) him at table and showed him every deference, he look no or der* from him while the »hlp ara* moving. A* soon a* the crew went ashore. and became the cannery personnel, the relationship waa reversed. Skipper Joe was |ltm a tugboat to command at the rannery, and Kuprrintednrut Joe% word became law over ev erybody. The relationahtp had a aort of counterpart in the old Dutch whal ing daya. The "captain" and "peck anyder" ahared honora. The peck- Bnyder. or fat cutter, held no voice on the whaler until a whale waa •Hthted Tha chief fat cutter took command and gave order* to tha crew, now turned to haipoonrr*. And, aa In tha caae of Joe. we are told, one of the email hoata In the whale hunt and answered "Ave. air," to the command*. smr*M ( RKW fOJiM ABOARD Tha donkey engine atarted to churn and spit. and several man. lander ordera from Capt. Joe. loaded gaaollne tank* aboard wtth the crane and rope slings. The crew began to arrive, carry ing on their shoulder* Onrtr dunnage hags or trunks. They w-era stalwart m»u. and. aa they lifted their heavy klta down a companion Udder Into the hatch amidships, they made a Very striking contrast to our crew of weaklings lolling In the sun on the fo'caatle head. Hupt. Joe attended to assigning them their bunks, and by evening all had lieen disposed of. Aa they got Q THE BON MfIRCHE. PflßGfllM BASEMENT Quantity Purchaser—Quick Turnover—Low Expenses— Result in Lowest Prices! & 1.97 Misses' and Women's 9Bk Poiret Twill S4 49 1 § DRESSES 17 - Mil Sizes 16 to 521/s- PH Fine Poiret Twill Dresses, stunningly trimmed R 1 U with beads or braid; tie belts; the new style close- V p fitting shoulders and flare sleeves. 6,600 Yards Mill Ends OUTING FLANNELS-GINGHAMS—PERCALES ! 1,200 yd». 27-in. White Outing Flannel, yd 12c 1,000 yds. 36-in. White Outing Flannel, yd. . 15c 1,700 yd#. 36-in. Dark Outing Flannel, yd 19c 1,200 yds. 27-in. Checked and Plain Ginghams, yd. . .19c 1,500 yds. 36-in. Light Percales, yd 15c (Lengths to 20 yards) PLEATED SKIRTS Of Broad- _ cloth S>l .89 and ""J 1 Flannel The material alone would <o»t almimt I hit much. Brown, elephant j?ray, black and blue, with contrast stripes of white and other colors. Very pretty and serviceable. Size:-; to .'ili. their quarters they forthwith left tha ship, and I noticed with some internet that as they walked off tha KaiiKPlank they were not halted by tha watchmen. HOLD CO NT KM PT M»H CHINKK tiVNO Thar* waa one bunk unclaimed In one o( tha aft fo'ruilM and. In anmurji aa we wrre crowded below, I mada t*>ld to approach the aupor- Intandent to oak It I might occupy It. He gnarled a nagatlw, aa I l>a<l e*pacted. and hardly looked at ma. "Vou'ra In the Chinee gang." ha nald In a naaal growl, fuil of con tempt. The fl.iherman *»r» to man tha ahlp aa aallora during tha voyage, and each nun was aaalgnrd at one* to one of tha four watrhea. Then» wara S3 allocethwr, about aqually divided between I-atln* and fk-andl navlaoa. Thaae two elementa hava for yeara t»fn wwtln( a sort of alow wonomlo warfaro for survival In th« I'aolfto crm.nl flahsrlea. B<ui I'edro and lu tuna Industry hava lx«a taken over by tha Japanese, I>ut Monterey and Kan I'ranclacu tmya haw Iwn captured tiy tha Italian fiahermen. In tha Columbia river and fuget Hound region*. how •var, the Kcandlnnvlana control NOBRKMKN AIIK IJKKI.Y TO WIN In Alaska. tha tusatla for maatery la at 111 on. Now tha honora are about even, with tha chance* tn favor of the Noraemen Imtuxi of tha cli mate there en naturaUy suited to them. It la a* friendly rivalry, hut, Just the wme, the two elementa do not mix any more than oil and waler. Mo on our ahlp the precaution had been taken of dividing their quar tern. On the port aide the fo'raatle waa assigned to thw Kins. Ice landers. Itusslans, Norwegians, fiwedea. Dane* and Dutchmen. On the starboard aide, the bunka wen* oiTUpletl hy tha Italians. I"ortuguree and Sldtlani. Down the middle of each of theaa two cabin* waa a table rovered wtth oik-loth. Lamp* swung aloft and a bucket of freah water waa aiwaya suspended near Ihe end. Tha little room* were crowded, and tha bunka were email and cramped, but there waa air aplenty and light In the day. time, a thins we would have given our souls for. I-RETTT »orr. IT YOrnr, CAPTAIN Behind tha two aft fo'castlaa waa tha captain's quarters. It waa reached by a companion way that lad from tha poop deck. In It was tha only stove aboard outalda the ranges, a neatly fitted cabin with phonograph, a library full of novels, and a table for carda and meals. With tha captain lived tha aupar- Intendent. tha chief cannery me chanic, his aaalatant. tha threa mates and tha storekeeper. The latter waa a brother In law of the superintendent, a soft youth with Women's New Mannish COATS Ef^l HQ» p i ■ ,w, ( ■ I Excellent plald-back material* in popular IK-ltf'l modeln, with patch pofkffn and ItHglßit ahoulderM. Heumi ■tronvly taped. Hlz«* It to 42. IK»BBlw!^v^ MAY REVISE WATER RATES Plan for Ship Operators' Conference Oct. 30 ftevlslon of the rstss on frellht destined for Iho Orient In now bains mad* by tha locently reorganised Pacific. Waatbound conference, who** headquarters are at Kan Kranolnco, whara a martin* of (ha organisation will be held on October 10, lo whirl* delecatea from all steamahtp com panies transporting frets lit to Ori ental porta Bra expected to to, Rteamshlp operatura from Heattla, Portland and Vancouver wIU repra aent the l*aclfto Nortweet. Mora than to delegates from various port* on tha raaat at* eipected to ba pre*ant when tha rataa for tha com lll* year ara fined A 1:0,000 bond to ba required fyom each of tha companlaa repre ■ented. to Inaura Bond faith In tha keeplnc of tha agreements on rate*, will ba considered at tha martini Bleetlon of officer* for tha com ing all month* will laka place. Tlui preaent officer* who wara electwl at a meeting of tha conference held at Portland aoma ttma ago will pra alda until new officials ara dealg nated. Tha offloee will ba divided ba tween Han Francisco and Northern ateamahlp man An equal dlvtetnn of pow*r In tha conference already exlats. Th* chairman will ba elected to eenre sis montha and the office will alternate between Northern and douthem members. heavy Oarman Jowls and a dlspotl tlon aurh aa mada him the moat unpopular t>era»n aboard. On tha trip, ha waa keeper of the alop< cheat and at tha cannery ran tha company store. Hector, MM he waa called, was the ship's only "doctor." He car ried a fu-t aid kit and a few bottles, chlrily ef la] at Ives. Theae and a general 111-will la ward everybody but his superi or* Were his chief uarti aa guardian of lite health ef IM souls (or the long and bitler voyage. My evening everybody had come aboard and aeltlad himself for the trip. We ata <mt antiml and last meal, this time varied by Mpanlah frlkdea Instead of tha slew After aupper my friend, the shoreguard. called me over to tha bulwarks. "You'd better take theaa and fill "em with freeh waler," ha advised, offering me thr*« empty beer bot tiea. "you'll need "em" I thanked him, for what I after ward learned waa the beat advice I had ever been given, filled them and accreted them under my pillow. I then walled up lor Meyer or hla representative. I wanted and needed my maeklnaw, socks and treason that I had been charged lor and did not get. Other* In our gang were In the same predicament and were calling down curses la many tmiguee upon the house af Meyer.. Bat lis gave up. If Meyer camn aboard again 1 set er saw hint. Finally ae turned In. >Ve were to sail tha next day at 1* o'clock and it waa with a mix ture of eagxrneaa and anxiety that we hit our bunka for tha laat night ashore. (More Tomorrow.) THE SEATTLE STAR DEFER VOTE ON GASSMAN TVfarrin* artlon on Mayor Brown'a appeal for raconaldcratlon of Carl B. Oanman aa auparlntandant of atraata and aawara fur ona waak, tha city council Monday laft tha ehtaf nacu tlva'a murhdlaruaaad appoint.a to wait a IIIiIn |on«»r. Ki land* of (laaaman taka thla mora a> fitvmablo to hla chanra for final offliial aanctlon. Motion for poatponamant waa mada by John K Carroll, aftar tha flnanoa commltta* had raad a raport raoom mamllng that both tha appolntinart Santa la Just Around the Corner The Art Shop hat a wealth of Gift Ideaa in Art Needlework, Third Floor. October Trade Sale of Lingerie Pink Crepe de Chine Envelope Chemises $ 1.95 _ In the bodice-top style, with ribbon shoulder straps, and nicely trimmed and finished /-~s around the bottom with lace. $2.95 Wash Satin AJZ 125 Cross-Bar Dimity aq 4 Ckmuole. at $1.45 Gowrn, Extra SfOC ,'&/» ./ JW Especially good quality flesh-colored satin, Splendid quality, good weight Cro«8-bar Dim- | v .fiU W well made. Jty Gowns that launder BO easily and wear so /'' ViT H\ i ' Silk Gown., Bloomer. AO QK *,„ .. I//I I and Silk Chemue. $.5,175 PuJt Radium Silk MOP fj A!' t Soft colors of pink, orchid, honeydew, blue Tailored Camisoles 1* I T| T ji j and white, made of wash satin, radium silk, A very good quality radium silk, with shoul- \ I 1 IV trousseau crepe and crep« de chine, beautifully der straps of the same material, trimmed with I / J I*' ' J /// lace trimmed and finished. hemstitching and Lady Fair ribbon. I / p~p Pretty Silk Chemises, QC I T a ! ,or 7 1 , styi Vl finished with hemstitching, I f \ I p;«lr •«#) rwk;#l chZak/U ' and love, y l*co-trimmed styles in many differ- v >?—rr M' rink and Orchid I ent patterns, with ribbon flowers and bows. U \\ f -\_ Harond Moor—Tha Bon Marrba \J 150 Bath Robes of Beacon Cloth and Embossed Corduroy OQ CS —October Trade Sale Price • • • • • H>oes7o wonderful gift*. October Trade Sale New Normandy SHk Trimmed with Hand Embroidery and Fancy St tickings at *23 75 M Just arrived in time for Wednesday's sale IHH at this remarkably low price. Just the coat to wear your fur with. Smart, full-cut coats of the better grade Normandy no much in demand. Made with flaring: sleeves—cozy, large comfortable collars. In brown, deer, Sorrento, navy—with crepe or metturiine linings. !Wond HOOT —The Hon Marrh* October Trade Sale Girls' W ash Dresses jjjlf $1.45 $1.95 $2.45 Good quality Chambray (tlnglinni I'IHIII (rrpr in (•Ingham, plaid ,n n **' •<'*•> "hade* vivid pattern*, *ldn ...H „I.I„ —«ome "F Iho well- tlo effect*— ahnrt and check*. plain knovr „ KM „ f|||| , Mrlll . round collar* with mora I'antlo Drnwa, other* In Jumper check or plaid pip- al«o other pan 11 • atylo, narrow pat ing*. pocket*. Kng- dre»ar* In red. bine, ont holt; *ome In llxh print., plain P'»U «"d orrhld cubo panel front ..I,lc * ' check*. Homo with In plaid color*. I»n* chambray with wmlata of yellow, pink pica tod at y Ira, novelty collar*, and bluo with plaid front and back, pocketa and wldo chock*—many atyloa, with college belt— *a»h effect*. War* with Inact* of or- two pocket*. Hlie* #to 14 year*. gandy; Ato 14 year*. fi to 14 year*. Second Floor—The Bon Marche Did you see the new Barbanra Lee Dresses yesterday? Be sure to! At The Bon Marche exclusively, and only $39.50. I'pper Main Floor—The Bon Marche Granite Falls Man Is Lost in Woods R\TDHKTT. Out. 17.—-Two aaareh- Ing purltra hava laft to iwk traoa of David Anderson, 21, raahtar of tha (jranlta K*alla Blata bank, who hu not baan aaaii aim a lia |a(t Fri day aftamoan on what waa I* ba * brlaf hunting trip. Andaraon'a wlfa diad r.eantly, and frtanda aay ha haa ba»n da. apondant. Thar* la aom* faar that ha may hava takan hla own Ufa. Ila laft In hla auto, aaylns ha Would ba «ona « f«w houra. ef Wlllla/u IV liall and raoonaldxra Hon of Cart B. (laaaman ba danlad. Ute BouMarch^ riKK STREET—MECOKD AVKM K-IMON STREET MINER'S HOME IS DYNAMITED Stick Explodes on Window Sill Near Sleepers Altho Hint Iff Matt Btarwlch and Daputy Sharlff William Baara In- vaatlratad at onoa, no traca had baan found Tuaaday of tha paraon or paraona who wara r.«ponalbla for dynamiting tha homa of Jainaa Blarkln, at Cumberland. Monday. October Trade Sale of Embroideries Sale Starts Wednesday Thousands of yards of popular styles are represented in the assortment—suit able for camisoles, lingerie, children's wear and trimming purposes, and at decicd edly low prices. Beautiful 27-Inch Embroidery Floundngs a Yard, 65c In dainty baby patterns, embroidered on Swiss, hemstitched or scalloped edges— for babies' and children's wear. Exceptional value. Durable Long Cloth Embroidery Edges, Yard I Of fine long cloth with open-work patterns—good quality, suitable for ' £QC trimming women's and children's undergarments. 6 to 12-Inch Embroidery Skirting | Fine dainty patterns on Swiss, and open designs on cambric and long ' 35c cloth. A special assortment for the Trade Sales. Embroidery Edges and Insertions Embroidery Edges suitable for trimmings of many kinds. Insertions, '1 Qc edges and beading of Swiss, long cloth and cambric. Colored Dress Flouncings, Yard ' Novelty colored Organdy, also Voile Flouncings, embroidered in exquis- §9c ite floral designs—27 to 36 inches wide—nice for dress purposes. tpper Main Floor—Tlx. Bon Marrhe October Trade Sale of Won ten's Shoes—Continues! Shoe values that you can't afford to overlook. It will pay you to get two or three pairs. Pumps Women's Women's Oxfords, Shoes Dress Pumps Strap Pumps $4.95 $6.45 $8.85 Patent colt, black or Black or Brown Satin Combinations of black, brown kid and calfskin, Pumps with brocaded brown or beige suede, with Goodyear welt quarters; black kid or trimmings of pat sewed soles, Cuban or patent colt. Semi-French t r °kid low heels, with rubber last, full Louis heels. wiu ; Cuban hwls sizeß top lifts. Widths AA to Sizes 2Vs to 8; widths 2ty> to 9, widths AA to D—-sizes 8 to 9. A A to D. D.~ t'pper Main Floor More Rig Values in Yard Goods! 2,000 Yards Percale* 15c Yard Good quality I'erralen, neat figure* and xtriprn, yard wide, length* to 20 yard*. Tubing and Casing 25c Yard 800 yard* I'lllow Tubing, 8(1 Inche* wide, and 200 yards I*ll - Caning 42 Inche* wide. 39-Inch Muslin 15c Yard 2,000 yard* r.ood quality Muo. lln, unbleached, ,10 Inches wide, length* to 10 yard*. Fabric l-loor—Third Boy Killed When Auto Hits Wagon KANAIMO. B. C., Oct. IT.—Whan an auto atrurk a wagon In which aavan boya wara hauling wood yaa tarday, ona of tha lad* waa klllad. anotli.r waa fatally Injurad and flva wara hurt. Tha boya rant*' from 12 to 14 yaara of aga. niarkln and hla wlfa narrowly ml.aad b»lng klll'd whan two atlrka of dynamlta axplodad on a window ■III of tha room naxt to that In which thay wara ala»plng. Blackln la mlnn forman at tha Nary coal rnlna, now oparatlng on an op«n ahop baala. ArraAge Your Hair Becomingly Whether j our hmtr b« thin and M-raggly, bobbed or Ihirk our "lN"ft Touch Service" will assist you to arrange it beautifully. A puff, a switch, a rurl or transformation, of feather weight and blending perfectly with your hair, offer frenli opportunities for becoming Coiffure*. In our Beaut/ Shop—hair dressing and waving, mas *age, Violet Ray and special treatment, Including the erad ication of "character lines" and akin and scalp Irritations. Second Floor Asks Shorter Hours 4| for Dancing Girli t Favoring ahort«r hour* for glrfc working In <lan<"« h*lli of th« cl*f, Mr». Moriry I>and«-« inniunrn * n«nr ordlnanr« whlrh will ba pr»parad »nd prwnlM) to tha city council M <w.->u aa poanlblft. "Oth»r ri-gnlatlona »r« n»»4»d. to« 2 In rny opinion," Councllwoman t«anS den anid Tu»»day. "» «n> not pr»p*r« »d to ■;> Junt what rh»n|M i ahall writ® Into fh* n»w *rdln*n'«. a* I wlah to do further research on tha aub)*ct flrat." Midnight ahould ba tha rlo«ltv hour, Inataad of 1 a. m., Mff. l*nda ■aid. Halloween Novelties in new ideaa a-plenty—cats, pumpkina, witchea, etc. Stationery Section, Upper Main Floor. Fine China Cups and Saucers 29c Thin Imported China Tea Cups and Kaucera In • isrge variety of attractive border designs. I'nlon Street Basement