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DEMENTED COOK PAYS VISIT
TO PASADENA HOME
ROSE TOURNEY DIRECTORS
Association Chooses Board for the
Coming Year— Affair In Honor
of Mr. Traylor and Miss
114 Eait Colorado Str«t.
PABADRNA, April 17.— An Insane
woman appeared on the veranda of
the fashionable I. L. Auten residence
nt 119 North Madison avenue yesterday
afternoon and nearly frightened the
hostess, Miss Cora Auten, and a num
ber of young women callers Into hys
terics by her queer actions. She was
dressed In the height of fashion and
Insisted on making a formal call upon
the household. Finally one of the
young women retreated Into the house
and notified the police by telephone of
their strange visitor.
At the. station the woman was Iden
tified as Miss Etta noethel, who has
been working as a cook In the family
•of the Rev. E. S. McKittrick at 90
North Madison avenue. Upon examin
ation by several local physicians she
whs ordered committed to the county
hospital, pending arraignment before
the lunacy commission.
Rose Tournament Directors
The affairs of the Tournament of
Kosea association for the ensuing year
•will be directed by the following: F. S.
Allen, E. D. Neff. J. S. Glascock, F. S.
Boynton and E. J. Tylc, who were this
evening elected a board of directors.
The •... association also authorized
Mayor W. H. Vedder, Dr. Harry Ma
comber and H. I. Stuart as a special
committee to purchase sixteen acres
adjoining Tournament park on the
east for. a consideration of $10,000, in
accordance with a proposition made
the committee by Harry L. AVotkyns,
as agent for the owner of the property
At the opening of the meeting the
reports of President Daggett and Sec
retary Boynton were heard and
adopted. The secretary's report shows
a (balance of $3,199.60 in the assuclii
Hearts reigned supreme at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Traylor last
evening. A party had been arranged
hyj Mrs. Traylor in honor of her son,
Neal Traylor, and his fiancee, Miss
Maebelle Doolittle, whose nuptials are
to be celebrated on Tuesday evening,
April 25, at the First Presbyterian
church. The card tables were arranged
In the drawing room, library and din
ing room. Orange blossoms sugges
tive of the approaching wedding were
banked about the piano and mantel. in
the drawing room.
White carnations enriched the effect
of the beautiful dining room and whUe
roses profusely decorated the library
and [the guest room.
This afternoon Mrs. Helen Lukens
Jones entertains in honor of the bridal
: j? ( Deaths and Burials
Edward E. Burger, aged 31 years,
I died this morning at his home, 288
North Madison avenue. Deceased was
a native of Illinois and had resided
here the past eighteen months. Ho is
survived by a widow, who will ac
company the remains to Woodstock,
111., for interment.
The funeral of Dr. Robert McAdams
will be held at 3 o'clock Tuesday aft
ernoon from the chapel of Ives &. War
ren • where Rev. A. W. Lamport will
hold the services. The remulns will
be -shipped to Nevada, Mo., for Inter
ment. Mrs. McAdams will accompany
The remains of James Ashdown ar
rived here today from Winnemuccn,
Nev. No funeral arrangements havo
been made, as two sisters from Taconia
and a brother, William Ashdown, of
Salt Lake are expected to arrlvo
James B. Fraser died at Slerre Madre
last Saturday and. the remains were
brought to this place, Rev. Father Sho
hee holding services yesterday after
noon at the chapel of the Reynolds &
Van Nuys Undertaking company.
Miss Lea Hersch, daughter of a
prominent Jewish family of Port
land, Oregon, died this evening at one
of the local hotels. The body will be
shipped to Portland for interment.
The Presbyterian church congrega
tion will on April 20 decide on a prop
. oeitlon to divide the present building
at Colorado and Worcester streets and
convert the sections into mission*), it
Is proposed to locate one at Colorado
and Michigan avenue and the other at
Mountain and Log Robles.
Ten acres at the. southeast corner of
Kant Colorado street and Llnwood
lane huve been bought by C. H.
Thompson of Cedar Rapids, la., for
Before the South Pasadena^ Women's
Improvement association Wednesday
afternoon, Mrs. Florence Collins Por
ter will speak on "Industrial Ques
tions Affecting Women," and Mrs. Dr,
Stevens will discourse on "Child La
The I'uuadi-iia High school will grad
uate between fifty and sixty pupils
this year. Friday, June 16, has been
selected as the date for holding the
commencement exercises. Lowe Opera
house Jan been secured for the occa
City Tit usurer tfpenver M. Munson
■MHlTMrim MWtuh ■ wnnVi it 'i HiMUmmawMMMfcimia
has gone to Han Francisco to attend
the grand chapter of Royal Arch Ma-
SANTA ANA BURGLAR
- ' FOILED OF HIS PREY
Orange Home Telephone and Tele*
graph Company Files Articles
Sp'clnl to The H.-raH.
SANTA ANA, April 17.— While Mr.
and Mrs. P. H, Matthews of Hannah
street were absent at church yester
day morning nn unknown burglar en
tered the house but failed to secure
any booty. The return of the family
frightened the man, who fled precipi
tately. Mrs. Matthews describes tho
marauder ns a man nf dark complex
lon, prohnbly a negro or Mexican.
Articles nf Incorporation for the Or
ange. Home Telephone and Telegraph
company, nnd for a similar organize*
tlon nt Annlicltn, hnve boon filed With
the county clerk. The companies aril
branches of the Home Telephone sys
toin find will be centers for connection
with the existing lines In this county.
The Bethoven Muslchl club, pupils* of
Prof. E, H. Wallace of this city, ruvc
a inuslcale at Hpurgeon's hall Saturday
evening to a large audience of friends.
Work was commenced today on the.
removal of buildings on Main streot
between Third and Fourth, In prep
nrntlon for the erection of the new
Odd Fellows temple. The building Is
to be two stories, with pressed brick
front and ornamental supporting
The first of the union evangollstlr
services at the First Methodist churcli
last night under the direction of Rev.
E. J. Bulgin attracted one of the larg
est crowds that has ever been In at
tendance at similar meetings here.
ANOTHER BRICK BLOCK
DESIGNED FOR REDLANDS
Presbytery of Riverside Will Meet
With Local Members of the
Church This Week
Sppclal to The Herald.
REDLANDS, April 17.— Tho Domestic
Water company has just purchased a
building site upon which they will eretii
a handsome brick block which will bfc"
come their headquarters.
The Presbytery ■ of Riverside will
meet in the First Presbyterian church
nf this city on Tuesday and Wednes
day of this week.
At n meeting given In tho Interest
of home and foreign missions Tues
day evening, Miss Wambold of Korea
and Rev. D. M. Gaudier»of San Ber
nardino will give addresses.
A quiet wedding took place yester
day at tho borne of the bride's parents
when Miss Edna Mabrey of this city
became the bride of Edward Swain of
Elmer O'Brien, Ed. Jones, M. Wheel
er, J. Smith, L. Van, Jess Knowles
and a couple of other young boys were
arrested Sunday charged with gamb
ling. Six left town and one pleaded
Presbyterian Church Will Raise Funds
for Erection of Parsonage
Special to Tim Hernld.
ELSINORE, April 17.— At a recent
business meeting of the Presbyterian
church the old trustees were re
elected and Thomas Clayton and
Claude Craft appointed ushers for the
coming year. It is proposed to build
a new parsonage and efforts to raise
the money necessary are being made.
The church has no indebtedness.
Mrs. Perry Chase 1b here from
Willow Lake, N. D., visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Marratt.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Kuhns, Mrs. A.
C. Pool and Miss Marie Cambufn have
returned from their carriage trip to
Riverside and Hedlands. .^jjJiM
»Ir. and Mrs. I. Hollenbeck of Ocean
Park are again In Elsinoro.
Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Ellis and little
son are here from Los Angeles, visit
ing at the home of Dr. and Sirs. T. E.
Ellis, Mr. Ellis' parents.
CARNEGIE GIFT CAUSES
LAWSUIT IN POMONA
Local Architect Secures Judgment
Against a Los Angeles
Special to The IlernlA.
POMONA, April 17.— A1l because An
drew Carnegie v couple of years ago
donated $20,000 to Pomona for a public
library, a lawsuit has been fought out
iv the local justice's court and a judg
nien has just been rendered against the
firm of Burnham & Bliesner, Los An
geles architects, for $100, In fuvor of C.
E. Wolfe, a local architect.
Both parties submitted plans for the
library building and the library trus
tees accepted those of IJurnham &
Bliesner, provided certain floor plans
of Wolfe's were included. Mr. Wolfe
at that time wrote a letter to the Los
Angeles architect!, giving consent to
the arrangement, but claims that he
expected to be remunerated. Burnham
& Bliesner received $700 for the plans
Cnlled Ip iv I lie Night for t'humberluln'a
"We consider Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy the best we sell," write J. L.
True & Son of West Kpping, N. 11.
"We have customers who think there
is nothing like It' for croup. A few
nights ago a man culled us up at 2:30
a. m. to go to our store and get him
a bottle of this remedy ub his little girl
hud the croup, lie knew It would cure
her for he h»U tried It many times be
fore." This remedy is for sule by ull
Special lluli* have been mad* to all iiolnla
In Houtliera I'ullfuinla by the bait l-iiku liouttt
to. holder* of W. O. W, ticket* anil frlenda
Information mid anuvenlrs gladly given »'
city Tliket Oflt.e, in B. Spring St. iioth
I'lluncv 3J2-Kalt IjiUc Itoute.
Everything you want you will find in
the classified page, a modern encyclo
pedia. One cent a word.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 18, 1905.
IN SAN DIEGO
HUMANE EDUCATION IS FULLY
MANY SCHOOLS REPRESENTED
Dr. Powers Continues President of the
Gas and Electric Company,
Which Passes Into Chi.
Bpcclnl to Th« tlrr.il I.
SAN DIEOO, April 17.-The county
teachers' institute commenced this af
ternoon at Unity hull with nearly 2.10
school teachers In attendance. County
Superintendent 11. J. Baldwin In his
opening address stated that much at
tention would be paid to the subject
of humane education. The address of
the afternoon was on that subject and
was delivered by Addle IJ. Congdon,
Tomorrow evening Lieut. Col, A. E,
Lochwltsky, lute of the Russian army,
will deliver an address on "Siberian
•I. S. Cummins, the Chicago man
who has been here looking over the
gar. and elartrlc light plant, returned
to Los Angeles this morning. The
f,lnck of the company lms recently
been transferred to the Consolidated
(ias and Electric company, which la
owned by the Chicago people whom
Mr. Cummins represents. Dr. Powers,
the president of the San Diego eom
itany, is to be the president of the
new corporation, but a general man
ager will come out from Chicago to
take charge of the plant.
Dr. Frank B, Meyer, the London
Bible searcher and expounder, arlved
this noon and held his first meeting
at the First Presbyterian church this
afternoon. Ho Is accompanied by
Howard Pope. They will remain until
Thursday, holding meetings each after
noon and evening.
San Diego Brevities
Ah Kee and Wong Yen were before
United States Commissioner Knoles
today, charged with being unlawfully
in the country. They were caught
coming across the line near Tin Juhiui
by Immigration Inspectors Canfield
A committee from the membership
of the First Methodist church of this
city will leave tomorrow for Los Au
gtles, Pasadena, Redlands and River
side, to examine plans and arrange
ments of new church edifices in those
cities. On Thursday the superior
court will pass upon the application
of the church to sell the present prop
erty to U. S. (irant for $100,000.
Reports from all over the county
are to the effect that grain never
looked so well as at present, and that
the acreage is much larger than ever
Frank Gordon and C. 11. Bartholo
mew, representatives of Mlrlmar
camp, Woodmen of the World, left
this morning for Los Angeles to at
tend thn Woodmen of the World con
Deputy Sheriff James 11. Kerr Is ex
pected home from Seattle on Wednes
day with Jules Manet, a young
Frenchman who Is charged with n
criminal assault upon a young Mexican
girl at Calexlco. Mr. Kerr had no dif
ficulty about extradition papers, as the
young man waived that formality. ..
THIS IS RIVERSIDE'S
WEEK FOR CONVENTIONS
Session of the Woman's Christian
Temperance Unions of River,
side Begins Today
Special to Tlyi Herald.
RIVERSIDE, April 17.— This Is a
week of conventions. Tomorrow be
gins the Riverside County W. C. T. U.
convention, which Is to be addressed
by Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens, na
tional president;' Miss Anna' A. Gor
don, honorary assistant secretary of
the World's W. C. T. U., nnd Mrs.
Helen M. barker, for ten years na
tional treasurer. The distinguished
visitors arrived Saturday, nnd today
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Irvine gave a
lunch In their honor at the Glenwood,
at which a number of prominent W. C.
T. U. women were present.
Graduating exercises of the River
side hospital were held tonight in
Leighton hall. The seven graduates,
Misses Hutton, MacFarland, Young,
Reiner, Robertson, Hazlett and Mac-
Beath, wore their blue and white uni
forms, and received their diplomas
with becoming dignity. Addresses were
made by Dr. W, AY. Roblee and Ly
Four hundred invitations had been
issued, many of them being sent to
friends in the enst, and the hall was
crowded. Interspersed among the ad
dresses were songs by Mrs. L. A.
Boyer nnd Charles Heath, a piano
number by Mrs. Dr. Parker and a vocal
trio by Mrs. (J. A. French, Miss Lln
denberger and Miss Godey.
A special Salt Luke train, with thir
teen cars, bearing COO Woodmen of the
World on their way to the meeting of
the head camp in Los Angeles, passed
through town at 8 o'clock this morn
ing, making a ten minutes' stop. A
large committee from the local lodge
was at the depot to make the most of
the ten minutes, and loaded the vis
itors with fruit and flowers.
The best scores at bowling last week
were made in the men's games by
C. W. McFurland and In the women's
games by Mrs. 11. Collins. On Wed
nesday evening a match game will be
played between Jack Kenyon and Miss
Collins on the one side and Walter
Russell and Miss Vonderlleth on thy
A culled meeting of the local chapter,
Dauifhters of the Confederacy, was
held this afternoon at the residence of
That Made Milwaukee famous.
Mrs. A. AY, Bnggs, on Walnut street,
to make arrangements for a supper
which the ladles are to give In the
Tom Knborl, who was arrested a few
wreks ago for attempted asault on a
young girl at Arlington, was dis
charged this morning for lack of evi
FOR DR. RUSSELL'S DEATH
Coroner's Inquest Held at Ocean ParkJ
Community League to Hold
Special to The Herald. j
OCEAN PARK, April 17.— An in
quest wan held yesterday over the re
mains of Dr. Martin V. Russell, Ocean
Park's latest trolley victim, and re
sulted In a verdict from the coroner's
jury exonerating the railroad com-j
pany and the motorman from nil
blame. Dr. Uussell was about SO years
of age and, although not licensed to
practice dentistry in Los Angeles, was
well known there among the members
of his profession; Until quite recently j
he had resided at" the coiner of. Sev
enth and Hill streets. He was prom- J
Ineptly Identified with the followers of
the New Thought creed. Dr. Russell's,
wife died two years ago, and he Is sur- '
lived by two stepsons, W. H. Bur-j
lock, who resides at 1054 Lake street, I
Ocean Park, and C. W. Hurluck, resid- J
Ing In San Diego. ,
The Community league will hold an ,
Important meeting Wednesday even
ing at tlie Ocean Park auditorium.
Plans for the new pier, a report from
the band fund committee and other
matters will bo discussed and acted on.
On the eve of her departure for an
eastern trip Miss Sarah; Gordini was
agreeably surprised by a number of,
friends, who, under the leadership of
Mrs. Edward Heard, arranged and
carried through a fitting send off to'
the young woman. The affair was held
Saturday evening and was enjoyed by j
■ lie following persons: Garfleld Carter,
Preston Jeter, H. J. Motley, Miss Mary
Prudhomme, Miss Sarah (Jordan, Mrs. |
Edward Heard, Miss Mamie Heard,.
Edward Heard. K. C. Carter, W. Win
ter, W. Gordan and W. T. Simpson.
MAYOR OF LONG BEACH
URGES CITY OWNERSHIP
Claims That It Will Put in Lighting
in Connection With the
Spatial to The Ht-raM.
LONG BEACH, April 17.-Municipal
ownership of a city water and lighting
plant was urged by Mayor R. A. Kno
In a special message to the hoard of
tmstees today. The mayor recalls the
fact that three (a majority) of the
trustees were elected last spring
pledged to bring about municipal own
ership, and says:
"Regardless of our personal feeling,
and for the best interests of all, I
would urge this council to take up the
petition which was presented to this
honorable body last July, bearing the
signatures of more than 1000 taxpayers
and citizens, on which as yet no action
has been taken.
"From a business point of view it
will pay the city to install a, lighting
plant at a cost of $75,000 in connection
with ii water plant."
The mayor also 4 scored the police de
partment for the animosity which has
arisen In Its ranks, and advised v
more general co-operation on the part
of the offietrs. He criticised the pres
ent system of having officers "serve
two masters" by being both deputy
sheriffs and deputy constables.
Street Superintendent Taylor report
ed to the trustees yesterday that ho
hud notified the local water company
that mains laid by It on American ave
nue were not strong enough and must
be taken up, but that his notice had
been Ignored. The matter was re
ft rred to the city attorney, who will
advise a course of action next week.
A crusade was begun yesterday
against fast driving and automobile
speeding on the pier. Mark Shrode,
who was trotting a livery horse, was
arrested and fined $5. An automobile,
party was pursued, but hit up speed
and escaped to the shore.
MISSING SLOOP SAID
TO HAVE BEEN TAKEN
Deserting San Pedro Sailor Reported
as Having Been Caught by
Special Cable to Tin Herald.
SAN PEDRO, April 17.— Sulvator Car
rose returned last evening from Sun
Diego where he went to obtain a clue
to his fishing sloop which he missed
from its moorings in the inner harboi
about three weeks ago. The report that
v lone murlner had been spoken about
800 miles south of Bun Diego and was
supplied with food by the officers of the
collier Haturn. led him to believe that
he had found the clue for which he
was In search, us the description uf the
vessel tallied but the name of the sl<x*p
had bren apparently changed from
America to Karl.
The latest Information Is to the effect
that the United States revenue cutter
has seized a craft answering the de
scription as she was trying to make
QuaymaSi and that the occupant Is a
sailor who deserted from the Hollls
wood nt Han Pedro, robbing the ship of
stores nnd some $10 In coin.
IT. L. Willis, foreman for Conrad
Wcheerer, a Lns Angeles contractor, had
part of the scalp over his right eye
torn away yeslerdiiy by falling down
the bluff nt White Point, and was
severely bruised. He had been out with
a party nf friends In search of abaloneß
and nfter leaving the buggy proceeded
to climb down the steep descent by a
narrow trail. He missed his footing
and went crashing to the bottom, his
head striking a rock. Hi 9 Injuries were
attended to nnd he was conveyed to
his home In Los Angeles.
Word has been received from Gold
field of the death on Saturday last of
Richard Journey, who left here a few!
months agn as representative of a Sun'
Pedro company to take up claims.
Messrs. Wledwald and Foot leave to
morrow to attend to Mr. Journey's af»
RUSHING RAILROAD WORK
THROUGH SANTA BARBARA
Southern Pacific Hurrying the Comple.
tion of Its Whole Line and
Special tn Ibe Herald.
SANTA BARBARA, April 17.— Work
on the new Southern Pacific cut-off
through the city is progressing very I
rapidly. The grade has been made and]
the rails laid over the whole line, with
the exception of one block, between
State and Chapala streets. The track
has been built from the southern end
I through the race tracks up to State
street, and work trains are being run
j over the line,' while the freight yards
are being laid out in the old race
I The track will not be run on south
from the Potter grounds until the
work on the Mission creek waterway
is completed. This work has been
I greatly delayed by rough weather and
flood waters have undermined much of
it. At a point near the Potter hotel
the course of Mission creek has been
changed and Immense stone walls have
heen built to keep it in Its proper
There will be double tracks through
When this work is completed Santa
| Barbara will have one of the best ar
i ranged freight yards in California.
| The members (if the local lodge of
i Elks are considering the erection of
In building which will either he a com-
I bination of an opera house on the
ground flnor and lodge rooms above or
ti building suitable for business pur
BURNING ENDS FATALLY
Special to Tlie Herald.
VENTURA, April 17.— Leo Curzon,
the 8-yeur-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Curzon of Park How, died Saturday
nißht. Over a month a(?o the boy
tipped a lighted lamp over and wan
terribly burned by the oil, which spread
over his face and arms. The little fel
low has suffered agony ever since. Ths
family is in destitute circumstances
and have received aid from some of
the church people of the city.
Appropriate Easter services will be
held by the Masonic lodge in the. open
house next Sunday. A very elaborate
program Is being arranged, a part of
which will be music especially pre
pared for the occasion by Prof.
Slnionds' orchestra of twenty-five
Palm Sunday was fittingly observed
at the old mission yesterday.
SAWTKLLE. April 17.— Ethel Lank
ston died at her home. Third and In
diana streets, Saturday, aged 7 years,
of pulmonary consumption. The fu
neral services were conducted by
Father Callahan at Woodlawn Sunday.
James 11. Willis died at the Soldiers'
homo April 16, aged 73 years. Deceused
belonged to Company E, First United
The Rebekuh lodge will give a sup
per and entertainment at Laird's hall
tomorrow evening In honor of Mines,
ltannium and Wright of Los Angeles.
J. H. Emory and family leave for
Grant's Pass, Ore., Tuesday.
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