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VOL. XXXII, NO. 99.
ANGELENO HEIGHTS FEELS A
OFFICE BUILDINGS TREMBLE
Residents of the Suburban District
Rush From Their Houses as the
Ground Quivers Be.
An earthquake of considerable vio
lence was felt distinctly in Los An
geles yesterday afternoon nt,. 3:55
While the shock was slight In the
downtown district, on Angeleno
Heights the disturbance was of suf
ficient, magnitude to cause residents to
»ush panic-stricken into the street.
The shock wns of several seconds'
duration, and although noticeable to v
comparatively few people on the street,
was experienced with no slight de
gree of surprise and alarm by persons
ii\ some of the taller office buildings.
Weather Forecaster George 13.
Franklin in his office on the sixth
floor of the Trust building, Spring and
Second streets, said thut owing to the
lack of apparatus he had' no means of
determining the severity of the dis
turbance, but he had felt a distinct
trembling of the building at the time.
In the vicinity of Helen street on
Angeleno Heights the earth's trembling
seemed to be more pronounced than in
any other part of the city. The build
ings in this district are principally
frame dwelling houses, but In a two
story brick structure tho effect was
The last noticeable tremor of the
earth's crust at Los Angeles was ex
perienced Christmas day, when
the most severe earthquake in the his
tory of the city was felt.
During the past two weeks seismic
disturbances huve been reported in va
rious parts of California, and in San
" Francisco several of considerable vlo
' lence have been experienced.
BANKER MORSE NOT
PASSENGER ON LINER
Engaged Stateroom but Did Not Board
Lucania — Mrs. Gelshenen's
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, .Jan. 7.— Charles W.
Morse, the banker, did not arrive from
Europe on the steamer Lucania today.
He engaged 11 stateroom on the vessel
and it' was expected he would sail on
board at Queenstown, but he failed to
1 Assistant District Attorney Garvan
today said he placed no credence in the
report that Mrs. William Gelchenen
was In New York and that she would
appear before the grand jury on Mon
day. Mr. Garvan said:
"I accept the word of her lawyer and
her. son that she sailed last Tuesday.
We, are satisfied that Mrs. Gelchenen
was not a passenger on the Deutsch
land today. Mrs. Gelchenen, her daugh
ter. Miss Edith English and Miss
Dunne, aunt of Miss Gelchenen, were
passengers on the Hamburg liner.
.."That telegrams, letters and baskets
of flowers were sent to the Deutschland
for Miss Gelchenen is easily explained
by the fact that many of her friends,
hearing that she was to sail today,
sent those tokens of friendship."
Mr. Garvin denied a report that sub
poenas have been Issued for Attorneys
■' James M. Back and Samuel Unter
meyer for their appearance before the
grand jury, and later District Attorney
Jerome said that no subpoena had been
■ issued for Charles W. Morse.
TRAVELS 3000 MILES IN
SEARCH OF LOST HUSBAND
Mrs. H. Roderick Journeys From Daw.
son City to Oregon Looking
. ■■■' for Her Spouse
Special to The Herald.
-PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7.— After
/traveling over 3000 miles in the hope
of finding a husband who disappeared
I over seventeen years ago, disappolnt
• ment was the fate In store for Mrs.
. H. Roderick of Dawson City on her
arrival in Centralla. While in Dawson
Mrs. Roderick made the acquaintance
of George Berg, formerly .of Centra-
, While Mr. Berg was being told of the
disappearance of her husband seven
teen years ago on the black hills of
Dakota it occurred to him that there
was living in Centralla a George Rod
erick" formerly of Dakota, who might
be her husband, Mi-b. Roderick trav
eled; from Dawson to Centralia and
looked up George Roderick, but found
he was not her missing husband.
George Roderick has a wife In Cen
tralla. : ■/•■./
President Pardons Filipino
; WASHINGTON. Jan. 7.— The presi
dent has pardoned Juun Gutierrez, now
serving a life sentence in Hiliblli
prison, Manila. Gutierrez is a native
Filipino and was convicted by a mili
tary commission of having killed pris
oners uiul was sentenced to be hanged,
but on account of the aid rendered by
him •to j the United States In securing
the sutu-ender of other Insurgents, the
sentence was subsequently commuted
to iuiiuiboiinieut at liurd labor for life.
Los Angeles Herald.
TALK OF GRANT
PROSPECTS ARE NOT TAKEN
IS ON WAY TO SACRAMENTO
Rumor That Effort Might Be Made to
Throw Flint Vote* to San Diegan
After the Flrtt Few
By a Staff Correspondent
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 7.— Senatorial
gossip is so indefinite thut even tho
"wise" politicians of all factions have
discontinued their services as profes
sional mathematicians and have re
signed themselves to the Inevitable. As
each day brings a new candidate into
the field, so does the gossip Increase
and vary the fact that the aspirants
and their campaign managers nre now
In San Francisco trying to square mat
ters with the "organization."
"Watch that man Grant" was the
password today. "He's on hla way from
the eiißt to Sacramento and will ur
So far there have been no evidence
of a Grant boom, although it is known
that he is In a receptive mood. Tho
San Diego delegation does not place
much in his prospective candidacy, but
say if things begin to look up for him
they will flock to his support.
It was rumored about the different
political headquarters today that an
effort will be made to throw the Flint
votes to Grunt if the former aspirant
finds he cannot win after the first few
ballots. This, however, is not credited,
as Flint is an "organization" man, and
if it Is found they cannot be success
ful Oxnard, Flsk, Knight or some
other "organization" mun will proba
bly be the choice. The "organization"
holds full sway In the legislature, al
though there are those among the law
makers who scorn the idea of corpo
rate dictation. Such legislators are to
be found in the Bard column.
All sorts of rumors are afloat to the
effect .that the "sack" will be opened
after the first ballot is taken on the
senatorial question. The quiet but san
guine role assumed by Oxnard has led
to .the belief that he will be the first
to dish out the "needful" wherewith.
It Is also predicted that Fisk and Flint
will "come through" at the appointed
time if they have not already done
A senatorial deadlock in a California
legislature is said to be like a coveted
prize in a grab bag.
Bard Faithful to Trust
Senator Bard will not be here Mon
day, as was expected. Affairs at the
national capital demand his presence,
so that he may not-reach Sacramento
before Thursday. Following is the text
of a telegram received by his cam
paign managers from the senator to
"I am anxious to do everything pos
sible to co-operate with my suppor
ters, but statehood affairs, which in
terests the whole country, California
especially, i.nd my responsibility in
leading the opposition forbids deser
tion when victory seems near."
Preparing for Exercises
Advantage is being taken of the ad
journment of the legislature to decorate
the assembly chamber for the exercises
of the electoral college next Monday
afternoon. A profusion of American
and California Bear flags are being
effectively used about the speaker's
desk and the pillars and balcony railing.
The local legislative population was
further decreased this afternoon
through the departure for San Fran
cisco of more members of both houses.
JOHN T. PARKERSON.
MAKES PLEA FOR PRESCOTT
Personal Friend of Speaker Resents
"Gen. Frank C. Prescott told me em
phatically before the Republican con
vention thut he would pledge himself
tc no senatorial candidate, and if he
went to the legislature It must be with
the understanding that he should act
as he thought best for the interests of
Southern California and his constitu
ents," said Holdridge 6. Collins, a
close friend of the speaker of the as
sembly yesterday, in commenting upon
the attacks of 111 faith which have
been made upon Mr. Prescott.
"He further Bald he had been ap
proached by candidates who had asked
him to give assurances of support in
case of his election to the legislature.
To all advances of this kind he 'had
eald he would not under any circum
stances accept the nomination If that
nomination was to come to him in re
turn for pledges on his part."
PRESIDENT ENTERTAINS PEER
Japanese Statesman Makes Call at
By Associated Proas.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 7.— Baron Ken
taro Kentano, a member of the houße
of peers of Toklo, was a late caller at
the White House tonight and remained
with the president for over an hour.
He refused to say whether or not the
conference had to do with proposals
of peace between Japan and ltusslu,
nor would he say whether the war be
tween those countries was discussed at
mi. BStt SmH<
LOS ANGELES KERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 8, 1905.
WILL BE USED TO STAVE OFF
VARIOUS MEASURES -
MANY VESSELS GO ASHORE
Senator Beveridge's Efforts to Induce
Opposition to Agree to Date
for Vote I* Without
Special to Tim Herald.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7.— There
seems no longer any doubt the state
hood bill Is once more slated to play
ita old role of buffer for the session
with no prospect of passage unless in
a greatly modified form. Senator Bev
eridge, who is in charge of the bill,
busied himself lost night and today
trying to Induce the opposition to agree
to r date for a vote but without suc
He has had several conferences with
Senator Bailey of Texas, leader of the
Democratic opposition, with the result
that the Texas senator has made a
tentative offer to accept the bill If it
is modified so as to admit New Mexi
co as a separate state and leave Ari
ze no. Indefinite In its present territorial
Senator Ball-dy is willing that Okla
hema and Indian Territory should be
tied together as one state, but wants
certain changes In the provisions re
lating to them. This offer Senator Bev
erldge has rejected. He. insists that
the bill must stand or fall in sub
stantially its present form.
There seems to be no doubt that the
bill will fall of passage in any form.
Even senators who are ostensibly in
favor of it privately tell th-sir friends
It has no show and practically admit
It is being used as a buffer to stave
off. consideration of, the pure food bill
and other measures the senate leaders
don't want to deal with at this session.
AS TO AUTHOR
BUTLER-REAVIS CASE NOT YET
Prof. Ames Declares That Miss Butler
Wrote the Missives, While Rev.
Mr. Hough Denies the
More than one hundred schoolma'ms
crowded into the rooms of the county
board of education yesterday to hear
Prof. D. L. Ames of San Francisco,
said to be the most noted expert on
handwriting in the world, testify in
connection with the charges preferred
by Miss Cora A. Reavls, a teacher in
the Union avenue school, against Miss
Isolda Butler, who also teaches in the
The attorneys for Miss Butler again
renewed their objection to the taking
of testimony on the ground that the
county board was without jurisdiction
to hear the charges, but the objection
was promptly overruled and Attorney
Willis opened the case ou behalf of
He. said he Intended to show that
the letters received by Miss Butler and
subsequently made public were not
written either by Miss Cora Reavis or
her sister, but by Miss Butler herself,
who penned them In a disguised hand
for the purpose of making trouble.
At this juncture the attorneys for the
defense^ admitted that neither of the
Misses Reavis had penned the letters,
whereupon Miss Reavis' attorney asked
If the defense would also admit that
Miss Butler was the author.
This question was denied and Prof.
Ames was called ns.the first witness.
Prof. Ames testified at great length
and finally Insisted that the letters
were undoubtedly In the hand\yriting
of Miss Butler.
On cross-examination Prof. Ames re
fused to alter' any material point In
his testimony and he was excused.
Rev. George A. Hough of San Fran
cisco, formerly a teacher of penman
ship in this city and a recognized hand
writing expert, testified In behalf of
Miss Butler, and his testimony was di
rectly opposite to that given by Prof.
Further hearing In the case was con
tinued until January 21, at which time
the case will probably be disposed of.
.« ■ >
RAILROADS FIGHT SCALPERS
Large Systems Ask for Permanent In.
Junction Against Brokers
liy Associated Press.
CHICAGO, Jan. 7.— A1l the railroads
entering in Chicago will make applica
tion to Judge Kohlsaat of the United
States district court January 17 for a
permanent injunction restricting all
local brokers from dealing In any form
of non-transferable transportation.
Bhould a writ be issued against them
it I 4 the plan of the scalpers to carry
the matter to the United States supreme
court without delay/ , - ,
DECLARE ADAMS IS
FORMAL ACTION TAKEN BY
PEABODY MAY NOT CONTEST
Republican Executive Under Agree.
ment Reached by Factions Can
Not Do So Until After the
By Associated Press.
DENVEU, Jan. 7.— Alva Adams was
tonight declared by the legislature to
be the duly elected governor of Colo
redo. ' The returns showed Adams,
123,078; Peabody, 113,304. Plurality lor
A cheer greeted the announcement ol
the election when made by Lieutenant
The Republican candidates to all the
ether state offices were declared elect
ed. Under the terms of the agreement
leached today by the various factions
In the legislature, no notice of contest
can bo filed by Governor Peabody until
after the Inauguration of Mr. Adams
which is set for 10 o'clock Tuesday
It hns not yet been definitely deckled
by Governor Peabody whether or not
he will make a contest.
Will Declare Adams Governor
When the legislature convened this
morning Representative William Grif
fith of Cripple Creek asked for a re
cess until 4 o'clock In the afternoon,
giving as his reason for the request
that "the white winged dove of peace
Is about to light on the dome of the
It was nine long hours before the
dove came down and muny and devious
had been her flights before she lit. It
was a day given over to secret cau
cuses, to conferences, to propositions
and counter propositions. It was final
ly agreed at 5 o'clock in the afternoon
that the vote should be canvassed, that
Alva Adams should be declared gov
ernor and that no contest should be
made for any office until after his
inauguration at 10 o'clock next Tues
Throughout the entire struggle for
the. governship the chief aim of both
Democrats and Republicans has been
to secure the appointment of the .two
new judges to the supreme court. The
question of whether Peabody or Adams
sat in the governor's office was a sec
Wolcott Force Victorious
. The Wolcott Republicans were insist
ent in their demand. that they be rec
ognized in the appointment of the
judges and it was finally agreed that
the appointees Bhould be George W.
Ealley of. Fort Collins and V. M. God
dard. of Denver. The Wolcott men
made a "strong fight for Judge M. E.
Lewis of Colorado Springs, whom they
preferred to Goddard, but they finally
When the republican leaders called
upon Governor Peabody to Inform him
of the conclusions they had reached and
to tell him that his only hope of a
second term lay through a contest in
the republican legislature they were
met by a wrathful and indignant man.
He refused to accede to their wishes
and for four hours his friends labored
with him. It was only the personal
pleadings of some of his closest friends
that finally induced him to agree tJ
the plan proposed, and to send the
names of Bailey and Goddard to the
senate for confirmation.
Differences Are Adjusted
The Peabody men would not give way
until the supreme court this afternooa
refused to declare legal the proceedings
of yesterday. It would not declare
them illegal, simply declining to pass
on the matter at all. At 7 o'clock all
things were settled even to the fact
that Lieutenant Governor Haggott
Bhould preside over the joint session,
except while the canvass wtia in pro
gress when he would give way to
The senators filed into the house with
Lieutenant Governor Haggott leading.
The Iteuteant governor mounted the
speaker's rostrum, where Speaker Dick
son was awaiting him. The men eye'l
each other for a second and then Hag
gott,. with a laugh, extended his hand
and it was cordially grasped. The
speaker stepped back and the lieutenant
governor called the session to order.
He announced the purpose of the Joint
session to be the canvassing of the votu
and then gave way to the speaker.
Representative Griffith moved a re
consideration of the action taken yes
terday, the resolution creating the com
mittee of fifteen, was laid on the table
and that body passed out of existence.
The canvass of the vote then com
menced and continued until midnight.
Scene in Court Room
The election commissioners of Den
ver late last night refused to turn over
to the legislative^ committee of fifteen
appointed, yesterday any of the ballot
boxes in their possession.
This morning Attorney John M. Wal
dron, representing the committee,' ap
plied to the supreme court for an order
on the commissioners directing them to
surrender to the committee certuin bal
lot boxes. Senator. T. M. Patterson,
appearing for the commissioners, re
quested until 10 o'clock Monday morn-
Ing to answer the petition. He was
(Continued uu Page Two.)
TO RELIEVE VOLUNTEERS AT
INCENDIARY FIRES REPORTED
Gen. Nogl and Gen. Stoessel Meet
and Discuss Campaign and
Make Plans for Future
My Associated Press.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE THIRD
JAPANESE ARMY IN FRONT OF
PORT ARTHUR, via Tien Tsln, Jan. 6.
—The meeting of Gen. Nogl and Gen.
Stoessel today was as undramatlc as
the' conclusion of the siege. It had
previously been arranged to take place
at noon In the single undamaged house
of the village of Shulshl. This house
was a miserable hovel called Plum
Through a misunderstanding Gen.
Stoessel rode out of Port Arthur at 10
o'clock accompanied by Col. Reiss and
two staff officers, to the Japanese lines,
and missed. the Japanese officer dele
gated to escort him to the meeting
The general rode there without an
escort and was receiyed by a junior
officer who happened to be on the spot.
The, latter telephoned to Nogl, who
hurried his departure from headquart
ers and arrived at 11 o'clock, accom
panied by Maj. Gen. Ijlchl, his chief
of staff, and Cols. Yasuhara, Matudlara
and Watanabe, staff officers, and M.
Kawskarln, secretary of the foreign
office at Toklo.
Permitted to Keep Swords
When Nogi, looking careworn, entered
the compound of the cottage the two
generals cordially shook hands and
Nogi, through an Interpreter, expressed
his pleasure at meeting a general who
had fought so bravely and gallantly for
his emperor and country. Gen. Stoessel
thanked Gen. Nogl for the pleasure of
meeting there the hero of the victorious
Gen. Nogi explained that he had re
ceived a message from his emperor ask •
ing, that the greatest consideration oe
shown to Gen. Stoessel and his officers
In appreciation of their splendid loyalty
to their emperor and country. Because
of that wish, he added, the Russian
officers would be allowed to wear their
Gen. Stoessel expressed his gratitude
to the Japanese emperor for thus sav
ing the honor of his (Stoessel's) family,
and said his descendants would appre
ciate the thoughtful kindness of the
emperor of Japan.
Praises Army's Bravery
The general also expressed the grati
tude of hl3 officers and thanked Nogl
for sending the message from Stoessel
to Emperor Nicholas and transmitting
his majesty's reply, which read: .
"I allow each officer to profit by the
reserved privilege to return to Russia
under the obligation not to take further
part in the present war or share in the
destinies of their men.
"I thank you and the brave men of
the garrison for the gallant defense."
Both generals then mutually praised
each other and their officers for their
The conversation afterward turned
on the explosion of the mine at Sung
shu mountain fort. Gen. Stoessel said
the entire garrison of the fort was
killed or made prisoners.
The Russian commander greatly
praised the Japanese artillery practice,
especially the concentrated fire instan
taneous with the explosion of the
Sungshu mine. Pi -J): ■■■■':■
Talk of Nogi's Sons
The gallant deeds of the Japanese
infantry, Gen. Stoessel added, spoke
for themselves. It was impossible to
exaggerate their good qualities. The
skillful work of the engineers had also
won his Admiration.
Continuing, Gen. Stoessel said he
had heard that Gen. Nogl had lost both
his sons and praised his loyalty In thus
sacrificing his sons who had died fight
ing for their emperor and country.
Gen. Nogi smiled and replied:
"One of my sons gave his life at
Nanshan and the other at 203 Meter
hill. Both of these positions were of
the greatest Importance to the Japa
nese army. I am glad that the sac
rifice of my sons' lives had been in the
capture of such important positions, as
I l'eel the sacrifices were not made In
vain. Their lives were nothing com
pared to the objects sought."
Gen. Stoessel then asked permission
td present his charger to Gen. Nogi
as a token of his appreciation and ad
Accepts Horse for Army
Gen. Nogl expressed his thanks for
the Russlun generul's kindness, but
said he could not personally accept tha
horse, but udded that he would accept
it for the army, since he considered
thut the Russian horses were the prop
erty of Japan and he felt he could not
make Gen. Btoessel's charger his pri
' Gen. Nogl also promised that when
the horse was handed over to him to
Bee that it will be treated with the
greatest kindness out of respect for the
brave Russian general. Thereupon Gen.
Stoeusel assured Gen. Nogl that tie ad
(Coutlnued ou Vugo Xwv.)
PRICE: DAILY, BY CARRIER, 65 CTS. PER MONTH
CHICAGO SAVANT MAKES A
AMERICAN INDIAN IS TRACED
Unearth* Ancient Manuscript Left by
. Aztecs— Pictures and Legend*
Are Expected to Prove
Special to Tho Herald.
CHICAGO, Jan. ".— Lo, the poor In
dian! The blissful mystery of his
genealogy will soon be uncovered. In
addition to the endless list of crimes
charged to him in the past, he will have
to answer for an ancestry. He has one
and It has been discovered by* Prof.
Frederick Starr of the University of
Chicago, department of anthropology.
While in Mexico the blight that Is
about to visit the red man was uncov
ered in an ancient Aztec manuscript
that is yellow with age. Prof. Starr
only returned from Mexico today and
the full purport of his find will not be
known 'for a few days. The professor
believes that he has made an Important
discovery, but -not until he has fully
Interpreted hls,p!ctures and legend will
he be able to announce definitely what
the world has waited for hundreds of
years to know, viz: the truth of .the
origin of the Indian.
The professor brought a hairy Ainu
from Japan to be exhibited at the
World's fair at St. Louis.
The Aztec "legend book" Is pro
nounced the only document in the
world containing an accurate history
and the legends of the Aztecs and which
Prof. Starr believes will give in full the
history of the American Indian.
ROCKEFELLER WOULD FORCE
LOOMIS TO RESIGN
Startling Revelations in the Bank
ruptcy Case Against Brokerage
Firm of Munroe &
Special to The Herald.
NEW YORK, Jan. 7.— There is war In
the camp of the Standard Oil company
because of revelations In the bank
ruptcy case against the "laundry
brokerage" firm of Munroe & Munroe,
which show that Vice President Archi
bald G. Loomis of the National City
bank, a Standard Oil concern, was at
the head of the syndicate which em
ployed the Munroes to "wash" 700,000
shares of Montreal and Boston Copper
Btock, and that he as credit man of the
banking j Institution loaned this firm
$60,000 a day without, it is charged, se
curity to show for it. .
It is understood John D. Rockefeller
feels keenly the bank's position and
wants to force the resignation of
Loomis immediately, but H. H. Rogers
and his people have allied themselves
against the pursuit of such a policy on
the ground that if Loomis' connection?
with the National City bank were sev*
ered at this time It would be a tacit
admission that all charges made against
the vice president with relation to his
leadership of the Montreal and Bos
ton "washing" syndicate were true.
Lawson has found in the Munroe &
Munroe trouble a text for another Law
songram, which reads in part:
"The affair is simply one of the thou.
sand dubious deals with which Wai
street Is honeycombed."
EDITOR SAYS ERLANGER
Theatrical Manager, After Losing
Libel Suit Against "Life"
Special to The Herald.
NEW YORK, Jan. 7.— lt is probable
that a lawyer representing James S.
Metcalf of "Life" will go to the police
court Monday and ask for summons
for Abraham L. Erlanger of the theat
rical firm of Klaw & Erlanger.
Erlanger is said to have threatened to
beat Metcalf's face into pulp. The
alleged threat was delivered in the cor
ridor of the federal building shortly
after a Jury had reported "Life's" car
toon based upon the Iroquols theater
fire, was not libel for which Klaw &
Erlanger could recover damages.
Metcalf's attorney called upon Erlan
ger's attorney demanding retraction
and apology, The reply of Erlanger's
attorney Indicated Erlanger would
make no apology. Marc Klaw, partner
of Erlanger, speaking of the affair auii
. "We have Buffered from Metcalfs
racial attacks for seven years. It has
been Just plain Jew-batting and things
have now come to a pass that the libel
laws give no satisfaction."
BRIDGE COLLAPSES DURING
STREET SCENE . -
PANIC NARROWLY AVERTED
Twenty Persons Seriously Hurt ' by
Stage Accident at Metropolitan
Opera House Production
liy AuroclaUd TroM.
NKW TOKK, Jan. 7.— More than ;'
twenty members of tho chorus of the
Metropolitan grand opera company,
were seriously injured tonight by tho
collapse of the bridge in the street
scene in the opening act of "Carmen."
None of the principals was on the
stage at the time of the accident and
the uninjured members of the^ chorus
heroically massed at the front of the !
stage and sang on in an attempt- to
prevent the public from learning. what
The curtain was rung down as soon
as possible and Helnrich Conreld, .the
lmpressarlo, prevented a panic by urg
ing the great audience to remain seated
and not be frightened.
All of the exits of the theater were
opened Immediately after the accident,
but scarcely half a dozen ' persons lof
the handsomely dressed audience left
their seats. Within fifteen '• minutes '
after the crash the performance was ,.
resumed, and few persons in ■ the big
theater realized how serious the accl- •
dent had been.
At the close of the performance
Frank P. Palmer, master mechanic of,
the Metropolitan, was arrested ■ and V
locked up in a police station charged
with criminal negligence. >'
Palmer refused to make any state
ment.' He will be arraigned in court :
INDICTMENTS AGAINST •
- OFFICIALS ARE QUASHED
Portland Executive and Chief of Po<
lice Purged of Malfeas
By Associated Press.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7.— Upon mo«
tion of District Attorney John Manning
the indictments which were returned
by the county grand • jury against
Mayor George H. Williams and Chief
of Police Charles H. Hunt of this city
for malfeasance in not closing ! gam;
bllng houses were today dismissed j by
State Circuit Judge A. . L. FrazietvV;' .. ';
Mr. Manning also asked that the rec
ord show that Mayor Williams be fuily
exonerated of any offense /charged -in
THE DAY'S NEWS
Southern California: Cloudy, un
settled weather; light southea i
wind. Maximum temperature 'in
Los Angeles yesterday, 71 degrees;
I—Earthquake1 — Earthquake causes panic.
2 — Young men should command.
3 — Carpenter's day in murder trial.
4 — Southern California news.
5— Italian's death result of fight >
6 — Charged with swindle.
1.3 — Real estate.
4-6 — Classified advertisements. '
7 — Markets.
1.3 — Society.
s—Cables.5 — Cables.
6 — City news.
' Magazine section.
Ilridge collapses on stugu of Metropolitan
opera liounc, Injuring twenty chorus glrto.
Chicago anthropologist discovers valuable
Aztec manuscript showing ancestry of Ameri
Slumlord UU nmgnates at war among them*
selves, l.tiwsun takes advantage lit dlsruu
Pope Plus X. lasucH secret bull to bo made
public aftar his death.
Storm sweeps northern coast of Germany.
V. S. Grant, jr., may be compromise candi
date for United Statin senator.
Indictments against mayor and thief of police
of Portland are quashed.
Colorado leglslaturx dectdea Alva Adams
elected governor of the state.
Earthquake shock In felt In Lot Angeles.
Federal grand jury Indicia officer* of the
Cumulative Credit company.
New polytechnic high school to have kitchen
and dining-room. i.uihlils nerved . to pupils )
Manlaa twice places hU body across rails iv
front of apDroaching tralna.
Arcade station will not be replaced, says
liiKnii: man lucked In cell at County hospital,' I
after making two attempts to end Ills life.
Defense scores point In Carpenter murder
Experts differ as to the author of letter* In'
the Uutler-lUarla case.
Jack Cresello, the Italian peanut vender, was I
not the victim of the Maria, but came to hi* I
death in a quarrel with Frank Kojls. to which
ltojta stabbed him with a pocket knife, la tha
verdict of coroner's Jury In auppoDed vendetta, I
Citrus grower* of orange belt will aak legis
lature for aKilcultural utaAon, •MMMUSnIMfI
(iniKl Uovernmeut league to become perma*
nent orzauluallou. tSaStaa*KW)l*MH a *)V|M*tt |Sa WBB
Normal school management extend* greeting
to rlty board of education.
I'll u commission uriMuu new secretary, of