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VOL. XXXII, NO. 184.
BRIDEGROOM OF AN HOUR OC
TELLS OF WAYS TO FORGIVE
The Rev. Christopher Ruess and Mlts
Stella Knight United In
P. Bonds of Matri
mony . ,
Surrounded with feathery flowers of
the southland and amid many admlrlnar
friends the Rev. Christopher Ruess and
Miss Stella Knight were united in the
bonds of matrimony yesterday morning
at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. William Knight, 1012 West
Eighth street. The Rev. Dr. Thomson,
pastor of the Independent Church of
Following the wedding service ths
Rev. Mr, Ruess, the bridegroom of only
an hour, preached an eloquent sermon
at. the Independent Church of Christ.
'The Rev. and Mrs. ' Ruess are well
known In Los Angeles, both having re
ceived their early education here. The
Rev. Mr. Ruess went to Harvard, where
he* graduated with honors. For several
years he lived In New England and for
one year had charge of instutional
work In San Francisco. He Is now pas
tor of the First Unitarian church of
The rooms of the bride's home were
beautified with wild mustard and
smllax. She was gowned In white or
gandie, trimmed with lace, and carried
Easter lilies. Misses Bertha Knight,
Edith Walters,' Snow Longley and
Mabel Long and Messrs. Harry Ruess
and Emerson Knight stood with the
bridal couple. ■ The Lohengrin wedding
march was rendered before the cere
mony with selections from "Faust" fol
.r At the' morning service at the Inde
pendent Church of Christ the Rev. Mr.
Ruess presided, preaching the sermon
from . the topic, "B our Ways to For
give." Before the sermon he stated his
pleasure at being back in the home of
his childhood snd with his helper anil
guide. Dr. Thomson.
j At the close of the church service an
Informnl reception was held for the
Key; and Mrs. Ruess In the church par-^
: lors." '" Followlng'/thls - the bridal party
repaired to the home of the . bride's
parents, where a wedding,, repast was
served." ; '
; .The Rev. and Mrs. ■ Ruess left last
evening for Santa Barbara to spend
OPEN TO TRAFFIC
GREAT ENGINEERING, FEAT IS
Trains From Italian and Swiss Sides
■ .-..■... ■ . ._. 1
Meet at the Center Where
Held . .
By Associated Press.
* • ROME, April 2.— The Simplon tunnel,
the longest in the world, was inaug
urated this morning: when from the
Swiss and Italian sides the first trains
passed through, meeting at the center,
where there was the iron door which
originally prevented the overflow of a
torrent of hot water and which was
today opened for the first time.
The weather at the entrance to the
' tunnel was springlike, though the sur
rounding, mountains were covered with
snow, but once inside the tunnel the
■^temperature became "very high. Engi
neer Bradau, wta.Q.; had directed the
-work on the tunnel,' conducted the Ital
ian ".train,/; which part of the way was
lighted by miners with lanterns.
Engineers Exchange Greetings
'.The train' from the Italian end was
the' first' to reach, the iron door, but a
little, later the train from the Swiss
side was heard on the other side of the
door. " ' . ;
There was a brief time spent In com
municating ' through the ' doors by
means of hammering, and finally the
door was knocked down amidst frantic
applause and cries of "Long live Swit
zerland" and "hong live Italy."'
Bands played the Italian royal march
andj the Swiss anthem, and the two
patties embraced and kissed each
other,", Engineer Bradau shook hands
with Engineer Roaemund, the director
of ; the work on the Swiss side.
Preacher Drops Dead
LRXINOTON. Ky., April 2.-Rev.
James h . Cochran of JJroadwell, Ky,, a
student of the Elble . college of Ken
tucky; university In this city, dropped
dead .In the pulpit of the Stamping
Grounds Christian church ten - miles
Ironi Lexjngton today of heart disease.
Los Angeles Herald.
MINISTER CLAIMS FAIR LOS ANGELES BRIDE
THE REV. ANDMRS.;CHRISTOPHER : RUESS
RESTAURANT KEEPER VICTIM
OF- BRUTAL ROBBERY
Attacked in Dark and Found Lying
Unconscious on Ground by A, •
Wife — Suspects Former
George Storm, .who conducts a small
restaurant at 422 1-2 East Fifth street,
was the victim of , a brutal ,;■ assault,
made by highwaymen last. night.' He
was robbed of his money,' amounting
to about $70 and two go\d watches. So
severe was the blow' dealt: him that he
was found by his wife lying. in. the rear
of his place of business unconscious.
Storm suspects a former dishwasher
in hi* employ with having committed
the assault upon: him. ■ -. . .-;. . . ■; ....
Storm, was closing, his place of busi
ness for the night about 8 o'clock and
had already told his wife to wait out
In front for him while he shut the rear
door, j Just as he stopped out into the
back yard he was knocked down and
robbed .of all. his money and Jewelry.
As her husband did 'not go out uh
expected; Mrs. Storm began a search
and found, him lying on the ground
Just outside the back door. He was
revived and stated that when he -was
knocked down his" assailant w^s be
hind him In the door. Storm was taken
to the receiving hospital, where his
Injuries were, dressed.
Storm told the ' police that a 111:111
named Grover, who had apparently
been a tramp,' went to his place about
two weeks ago and was given v sit
uation as 'dishwasher.
When the police searched for (frovPr
at his room 011 'Central' avenue shortly
after the assault upon Storm last night,
the man could not.be found.
I Storm's Injuries consist of a couple
of bad bruises over Him left eye and a
laceration of the back of j the head,
which required - three stitches at t the
hands of the receiving hospital doctors
before the wound was closed.
Danforth's Condition Favorable
By. Associated l'rm.
WASHINGTON, April I— The condi
tion of . Elliott I Oiinf ot'th of New York,
who Ik 111 of typhoid fever, v-ontinuoua
LOS ANGELES. CAL* MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 3, 1905.
GASOLINE MOTOR CAR PROVES
.. -GREAT SUCCESS
Inventor Claims Engine Capable of
■ '. ..High Rate of Specd — To' Be
Sent to Pacific
Special to The Herald.
I OMAHA. April 2.— At last the Union
Pacific railroad has succeeded In get
ting a gasoline motor car which, the
management believes, will supersede
the steam locomotive. .''
If the motor t sustains the excellent
showing It made today the doom of the
ponderous coal and oil burning engine
la sealed. : • ......
The ■. Union . Pacific gasoline motor,
which Is too be sent to Portland, Ore.,
for service, was given fits official trial
today. '-. -
'The car was run for • a distance of
nearly forty miles out of' Omaha along
the line and back, and when It re
turned' the men who : accompanied It
expressed their opinion that the suc
cessful motor car had been achieved.
Superintendent of Motive Power Mc-
Keen, who designed and superintended
the construction of the car, was at the
throttlp on today's run. He j pointed
with much pride to the car- as he
stepped off It, remarking: that his life's
dream had been accomplished.
Ttia feature of the car which dlstln
guishcs It' from all other gasoline mo
tors is the air pressure system of start-
Ing, which enables" It to be started at
high gear and without a jar.
Tho ear Is shaped like an Inverted
raring, muchlne and is capable of Im
mense speed. On the trip 'today, al
though no attempt was made to run
at high speed, the run of forty miles
was made in Beventy-flve minutes.
Accused Counterfeiter Captured
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2.— Harry
Alexander, alias Harry Churchill,' is
under arrest for counterfeiting | and
passing bogus 10-cent pieces. It la also
Buspected that Alexander is wanted in
this [. city ; for hold-up work, and the
police are now working: on this end of
the' case. .Alexander; resisted arrest
*uiU nearly made his escape.
FIRE ON CROWD
FOUR ARE KILLED; FORTY
All of Victim* are Jews— Troops
Claim Marching Populace Threaten
Them! Two Women Among
By Associated Press.
WARSAW, April 2, 9:40 p. m.— A se
rious conflict occurred at 7:30 o'clock
this evening on Dzlka street, where a
Jewish Socialist society had organized
a demonstration. The troops which
came to disperse the gathering fired
into the crowd, killing four men and
wounding forty persons, two of whom
The trouble on Dzlka street began
during a memorial meeting for a late
Jewish revolutionary leader. A crowd
of more than 1000, mostly Jews, carry-
Ing red -flags, marched Into Dzlka
street and was met. by a mixed police
and military patrol of twenty men.
The police claim the revolutionists
fired revolvers at them, the leaders In
citing the mob to attack- the patrol,
which thereupon fired several volleys
Into the crowd. None of the police was
wounded and no firearms were seized.
The people removed all except nine of
the wounded. These were taken to the
"All Victims Were Jews
It Is expected that two or more of
the wounded will die. The dead and
wounded were all Jews. The police
made many arrests.
Other disturbances are reported to
have occurred. The streets had been
patrolled throughout the day, the au
thorities, having anticipated trouble.
, Conditions here are causing much
uneasiness and nervousness. Hand
printed proclamations have been found
in \the streets warning the public
against walking near government
buildings and other places, as bombs
would be thrown In these quarters.
Representatives of the party of vio
lence are visiting private persons and
levying i contributions 'for "ammu
nition." ■;■ '..■.■ • ■
They proluce lists of names with the
arnpjui ts.to^be .£olt«\ted 'f rornjMlclV and •
require ' the contributor to j sign': his
name opposite, these assessments,
which range from $2.60 to $50. '.•: ■: ■•
Governor Grows Alarmed
When Governor General Maximovltch
arrived here ten days ago, : to assume
his official duties he ordered that trie
Cossack' detachment awaiting him at
the station be retired, saying he did not
want a/i escort. Driving through the
city today, however, the governor gen
eral's ' carriage was * surrounded by
The editors of the Polish newspapers
here were summoned to the castle yes
terday. Governor General Maximovltch
received each of them separately In the
most friendly manner and talked with
them on various subjects freely,
especially on the question of the cen
sorship. He invited them to come to
him in case of any difficulty.
WORKMEN MAKE DEMANDS
Russian Factory Employes Want More
Wages and Shorter Hours
By Associated Press.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 2.— Reports
from many places throughout Russia,
Including Tver, ■ Borlssoft and Slsran
show that employes of'warehouses and
shops are again demanding shorter
hours and more wages. There has been
a general strike of shop assistants at
Samara and Irkutsk. "":)*£ ■ ■
According to the Russku Slovoe sixty
workmen in a factory at Lodz have
been' poisoned and twenty-eight are in
a critical condition. ' """*«£
Gorky's 'Trial is Postponed
By Associated Press.
ST. PETBRSBURG, Aprl/ 2.— Tin
trial of Maxim GorVy on the charge of
drawing up proclamations with the ob
ject of overthrowing the existing Btate
of affairs in the empire and disturbing
public order has been postponed until
May 16. "'» '
SAN FRANCISCO POLICE'
Bandit Carries Bank Book Showing
Money on Deposit In
By Auoblated Freu.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2.-A lone
highwayman attempted to hold up Ar
thur Hewett, a bartender, today In a
Pacific- street saloon. The only per
son present, besides the highwayman
and his Intended victim was Morrln
Learney, who ran out and called two
policemen who prevented the crime and
arrested the highwayman.
At the city prison the robber refused
to give his name. A bank book of the
Union bank of Redlands with the name
"Joa. Miller" was taken from his pocket
and he admitted that It was bis name.
It showed a deposit of 5195 on March
18 last and a subsequent withdrawal
Miller said . he came from Redlitnds
about two ' weeks ago to get work ' as
m. cook, but . further than that hu ' re
jußtU to talk.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO ATTEND ROUGH RIDERS' REUNION
IS UNDER ARREST
C. W. FRENCH IN CUSTODY IN
Released on Furnishing Bail for $5,000
— Says Contempt of Court is
the Charge Against
• . Him
By Associated P"c»s.
I SAN DIEGO, April 2.— C. W. French,
formerly of Ohio, -known, as the pro
moter of the Pacific Steel company and
other ' enterprises, ' was arrested ' here
this afternoon 'by Deputy United
States Marshal Place on a warrant is
sued by the federal court at Los An
geles on request of a federal court in
New York city. The warrant fixes the
bail at $5000. French declares that the
charge against him is contempt of
court for failure to appear In some pro
ceedings it which he was'called as a
witness." ■ < .".•»•
The arrest grows . out , .of a . suit
brought in the federal court in i New
York against French by 'K. Bartlett
Webster to recover ja | note -for . $10,000
given, It is alleged, for underwriting
one of French's companies. French
was cited ' to appear in New' York ,to
give his deposition. He did not do so,
whereupon a citation for contempt was
issued and his arrest followed., as
stated above. He gave JSOOO bail? to
appear before the United States com
missioner here tomorrow.
HONOR MEMORY OF
• .FAMOUS DANISH AUTHOR
By Associated I'rf bs. ■
% COPENHAGEN, April 2.— Hans
Christian Andersen's centenary is be
ing celebrated thorughout Denmark
under royal patronage. . Several foreign
countries have , sent delegates . to
Odense, the birthplace of Andersen.
Foreign Minister. , LeveUau gave a
grand fete Suturday night, which was
attended by King Christian and mem
bers of the royal family, diplomatic
corps and the American colony.
■ King Christian today placed a wreath
on ' Andersen's monument in the royal
gardens. The celebrations Include dra
matic performances and the exhibition
The town was ibeautlfully decorated.
A monument to ,thef author was un
veiled on the wall, of the .town near
tliu cuttugu \Urtu AiuU-rbuii- was burn.
PRICE: DAILY, BY CARRIER, 65 CTS. PER MONTH
FIVE KILLED IN
SEVEN OTHERS INJURED, TWO
"PROBABLY FATALLY; -
Disaster is Caused by Steam Collect
ing in Portion of [ Workings ..
Where Fire Has Burned 1
By Associated Press.
PRESCOTT, Ariz., April 2.— As a re
sult of an explosion "In the United
Verde mine at' Jerome, ' owned by Sena
tor Clark, five men are dead and seven
others seriously, one or two probably
fatally, injured. . . •
J The i accident happened just as the
shifts 'were '.being' changed and all of
the men except twelve had been raised
to the surface. They were waiting at
the station of the three hundred foot
level to be hoisted from the mine when
a terrific explosion occurred, j killing
five and injuring seven others. '*""*
On account of the recent heavy rains
the surface water found its way to a
portion 'Of the mme 'where a fire has
been burning for several years, and
steam j formed, . causing, the explosion
and blowing out the bulkheads erected
to keep the lire fro |i spreading. The
men were suffocated by the smoke and
Had the accident happened fifteen
minutes earlier or later one hundred
men would have been caught, most of
the old shift having Just left the mine
and fifteen minutes later the new shift
would have been at work.
The explosion caused the mine to
cave from tho surface, and the rail
road which crosses the property turned
over and the ; rails, were twisted into
overy conceivable shape.
The company has had trouble with
fire for years and has had constructed
a cement bulkhead, which was thought
would keep it under control for years,
and this has been destroyed.
Medical Student Ends Life
By AuoclHtt'ii Prau.
SAN .JOSE, April 2.— A man sup
posed to be Arthur Tlllcock, aged 32,
a medical student . of San Francisco,
deliberately laid his head on the track
before a northbound passenger train
near Sunnyvale: this morning and died
from his Injuries a few minutes later.
A cltnlo card -dated. January, . 19M,
found < beilde : hla • body, gave his ad
dress 'an the St. ' Nicholas; hotel, ' Ban
TODAY ON TRIP
WILL ATTEND REUNION OF THE
TO MAKE NO STOPS ON WAY
After, Leaving San Antonio He Will *•
Go Hunting In Texas Pan
handle and Later In
By Associated Pres*.
WASHINGTON, April 2.-President
Roosevelt ' will leave | Washington to
morrow morning on a long trip to the
west.and southwest.' He will be absent
from the capital for nearly two months.
One of the chief , objects 'of the", trip
which the president has /had In mind
Is the reunion of his Rough Rider
regiment of the Spanish-American
war,', which Is to take place at San
Antonio, Tex., next Friday, ■■. and tor
which an elaborate program of exer
cises . has been arranged. There - will
be a 'number,- of brief stops en route,
where the president - will make ad
dresses. .Leaving Knn Antonio there
will be a brief stop and address at
Fort Worth, which - will terminate the
publio part of the trip, following which
the president is to go hunting ■In tho
Panhandle of Texas and later In Colo
rado. • . , ''■ ' ..",
All arrangements -have been made
whereby the president will keep in
touch with publio affairs both during
his . railroad ride and while hunting,
so that he will be enabled . to pass -on
all matters requiring his attention.
Itinerary -of Trip
The following ' statement regarding
the Itinerary of the trip was made pub
lic tonight: '
! "The president will leave Washing
ton Monday, April ' 3, at 9 'a. ' m. over
the Pennsylvania railroad. He will be
accompanied by ; Secretary Loeb, Dr.
Alexander Lambert, Qeneral ' S. M. B.
Young, Lieutenant G. R. Fortesque," M. '
C. Latta and J. L. McGrew, stenog- "
raphers ' and representatives of news
paper press associations. ' The first ;
stop 'will i be' 'made at . Louisville, : Ky., .
at 9 'o'clock . Tuesday f morning:.'-!' The":
president and party -will pass. injprcU';
cjbssloiir through^ the city "and the' presiw
dent will make an address. '^ The train;
will leave Louisville at, 11 o'clock,' pass
through St. Louis at 8, p. m.,'; and 'at
that point take the Missouri, Kansas
& Texas road for San Antonio. '% A- few.
short stops will be made in Indian ,Ter-'
rltory. on Wednesday. .', At g Sherman.
Tej?,., where the party, will • arrive at
4 p. m., the president will leave ths
train, drive to the. public square "and <
make a brief address. • Dallas will jbo '■
reached at 6:30 p. m. and after a pub
lic address the president will attend a
dinner. , .... ■ . . J '
"The next stop wlll.be at Waco ' on
Thursday, April 6, at 9:30 p. m. -The
president will • speak briefly ( at 'Waco.
He will' reach Austin 'at 2 o'clock
Thursday afternoon, address the joint
session of the legislature at the capltol
and later speak to the public on the
lawn of tho capltol.
Rough Riders' Reunion
"The train will reach San Antonio
at 8:30 p. m. Thursday, but there. will
be no public program until the follow
(Continued on Fag« Two.)
THE DAY'S NEWS
Southern California: Fair Mon
day; light west wind. Maximum
temperature In Los Angeles yes.'
terday 68 degrees; minimum 47.
> deflree>- ':' -■ •'...••^
I—President off on trip.
2—Calve coming to coast.
3 —Tong organized by young women
s—Southern California newt.
10.11 —C.assifled advertisements. ,'.-.
Young" Er.cltah girl pussies physicians with
a variety of personalities. ■ ■ ,• -• '."'"•
DanUh people celebrate centenary -of Hans
Police of Warsaw lire on unarmed pepulact,
killing four and wounding many.
Rev. Dr. Washington Gladden preaches ser
mon Mooring piracy In business world.
President Rooaevelts starts today on hunting
trip and to attend Hough Riders' reunion.
Union raclno railway makes successful test
o( new gasoline motor car which may super
sede the locomotive.
Fly» men killed, seven lajurtd. la mine ex
plosion at Jerome.
Han Francisco police capture highwayman
In art of holding up a man. -
Promoter of I'aclno Bteel company Is. ar
New rules of police commission fall to stop
women from drinking. '■- ■ ■ ■■■•«'
Restaurant keeper brutally assaulted by high
way man and robbed. -. - . '
Councilman Houghton, Kern and Ford favor
uassaga of gas ordinance ov»r mayor's veto. •
Hrldagrooni of an hour • oocuplea church
P County hospital physicians bring. health tv
last survivor of Eon land's V«n«suelan ooU>nli»
tlon scheme.' ; . • ' ' >• •1 • .•."■'
I't-riuler traveling saleswoman, sells carload
uf Ink In lam AiiMules. 4J9*MiM
VounK women form novel soclsty to be known
as Tung i*i» **v Yta. *a^«.<VHNMSMSSHMQM
Drlay of governor In aiipolntlag new Jud««t
-r^-.i.in. sever* criticism.