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A LIVELY FOURTH
MASS MEETING WILL BE HELD
OPPORTUNITY CLUB RECEIVES
Function at Woodman Hall Materially
Increases Funds of This Char*
Itable Organization — Local
114 r.nsi Colorado Street.
PASADENA, May 17.— Pasndena
citizens will meet Saturday evening to
decide on plans for a rousing Fourth
o( July celebration. Benjamin Hnhn
lit Interviewing bufllnesi men and other
■citizens on the project nnd he finds
Inenrly nil heurtlly In favor of It. Con-
W'<iuently he has called a mnss meet
|ing nt the board of trade rooms for
Saturday evening to tnlk over plans.
The Opportunity club's blrthdny re
ception at Woodman hall tonight re
sulted in a suhntnntial addition to the
'coffers of the Organization, whose mis
sion Is charity work. The proceeds
will be directed to the malntnlncnce
of rooms at the Pnanrlonn hospital, re
cently fitted up by the club. Tho re
ception was a feast of good things In
the way of entertainment.
Pasadena Woodmen will go to Azusa
Saturday night to attend a Joint Ini
tiation of Azusn, Monrovia and Co
vina camps. One hundred candidates
Rre to be put through the work and
the Pasadena Woodmen will nsslst In
the ceremonies. The Santa Fo will run
n special train to accommodate the
Merchants' Association to Meet
The quarterly meeting of the Pasa
dena Merchants' association will be
held tomorrow evening at the board
of trade rooms. Special subjects are
to be treated by D. M. Linnard, D. W.
Ooolidge, Herman R. Hertel, Harry Oo
hegan and Jesse Knight of La Canada.
The latter will deal with tho efforts
that Pasadena merchants should put
forth to extend their suburban trade.
The committee In charge of placing
a fiddlers' monument In Library park
today forwarded to Sculptor Kltson of
New York the acceptance of his offer
to furnish the statue and place It here.
The local committee succeeded in rats
ing the amount of money asked by the
sculptor to fulfill the contract and the
monument will be shipped here with
in the next few weeks.
T. H. McCoy, jr. of New York has
bought of J. M. Etienne fifty-eight
ficres northeast of Lamanda Park for
a consideration of $20,000. The entire
tract Is cultivated In grapes and is de
Miss Grace Iluntley and Lewis Salis
bury are to be married at the North
Congregational church on the evening
of June 1. Miss Huntley is popular in
social circles of North Pasadena.
Miss Bessie Pcarce and Carl Hotallng
aro to be married on Wednesday even-
Ing, May 24, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. T. C. Pearce.
Invitations have been issued by Mrs.
Anna Hay Johnston for the marriage
of her daughter, Miss Agnes Pennlng
ton, to Arthur Bush Stevens, which Is
to take, place at the First Methodist
church on Thursday evening, June 1.
The engagement of Miss Bina Pear
son to Hugh R. Thornton Is announced.
The wedding is to take place in Sep
tember upon Miss Pearson's return
from a summer visit in Sweden.
MRS. GRIFFITH WINS
PASADENA GOLF HONORS
Los Angeles Enthusiast Makes a Fine
Showing in the Tour.
Bpeplal to The Herald.
PASADENA, May IT.— ln the Wo
man's golf tournament at the Pasa
dena Country club today first honors
Went to Mrs. t F. Grlfllth of Los Angeles,
i whose score was 110. The prize was a
handsome silver trophy. Miss Ada
Smith made the next best score, 114, but
ehe waived second prize to Mrs. Bishop.
The tournament was under the aus
pices of the Southern California Wo
men's Golf association and it will prob
ably, be the last of the season. Follow
ing is the list of participants and the
Mrs. ' V. 1. Ili "?' un
Mr*. Khounvn 112 U 128
Mrs. Connelly IS4 10 UN
MUs Colrmun 127 r 121
Mrs.'E. Ji. Mow 137 10 J!J
Mr -i. A. belpsto i3i ]0 121
Mrs. IllHhop IIS 2 Ilii
Mi». 10. fi. Jlunter 121 4 n;
Mis. Frost 12* !l 119
Mlnk Ada Kmtth till ■• ill
Mrs. Uunn 11l H 130
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
OIL INDUSTRY GROWING
Special In The 11.-niM.
BAN I.VIS OHISPO, May 17.- San I .ills oI.Ik
)"> county nul of the oil holt la tirxlnnlng to
■how a mark". l clevelnpment. A number of
the now companies have oom* In ami have
located new lamia upon whk-h oil wells will
noun be drllleil. Tlif older vumpanlea whiuli
luv.i been In the field for uonie limn aro
ii|w> KhnwliiK v renewiil activity and aro pre
jarlng to Increase tlielr working forre and to
(Hdililliih new Ind'Ktrlci li connection wllli
tllH Oil hIWiIICSM.
one of tin' moHt enterprising roinpniilea of
IhU liH-allty 18 the Santa I.m-lu oil company,
which U piitlliiK down a well ttve niilea oaat of
tlila city and no tar In down 320 feet with a
clittm-lnrh hole. The formation U miiuiliik
Into oil xaiid 1111 1 mieerller worn will 1.,, uono
from now on. The company U a loi'al concern
•nd nw.w 3040 H.-.-f.i of oil laud and lias |iro
i-ured a telephone ttii'l pipe line fruiu-htwa
from their propertlex through the city of Han
I.iilm Oblnpo dlrrct to Avllii and I'nrt llurforrt
lifai-h. a dlxlance of ten nillen. The company
Intend! la work night ami day until 3000 or 4'WO
f»*t li r»»ch»d. u.il«M ell Is r-wner developed
In addlllon to the favorable report, of
|h* eiperta on tht* field, the Rtanditrd oil
Nniiuny hat txp*rt»d this riiatrlc't and report*
It lo !>■ very good, and n» v result lihh ap
(.ll»il to tin- »upervl»ori of th« county for a
blpe and telephone franchlt* from the Hanla
l.ui-la Oil company* land* to I'ort liarfort,
In addition to the llrtoy alieady uwurii by tli«
twit* Lucia comoany.
PARTICIPATE IN FELICITATIONS ON MONROVIA'S PAST
CEN. JOHNSTONE JONES
Special to Th» It«rald.
SANTA MONICA, May 17.— The an
nouncement enrne today from Mayor
T. H. Dudley that ho would ask to tv
relieved of his office as well as the
duties of chairman of the board of city
trustees at the meeting of thnt body
to be held next Monday evening. This
action was followed by an official no
tice from tho chief executive In which
he stated his reasons for resigning,
which aro in part hb follow'a:
"My business interest demands it.
The interests of the people arc my In
terests. I live on the South side and'
have interests there as ■well as here
and I receive a great deal of unjust
criticism. The unpleasantness of late
has been so great that I feel I must
step out. I have been a member of the
board of city trustees for five years
and for four years have presided ove. 1
that body. I resign without any per
sonal ill feeling toward any member of
For many months past there has been
friction at the regular weekly sessions
of the trustees. On several occasions
the mayor with one or two of tho
board, has appeared at the council
chamber of an evening ready to tran
sact official business, then after a wait
of an hour or more without so much
as a telephone message from the ab
sent members they have been compelled
to adjourn because of "lack of a
quorum." That this has proved an
noying to Mr. Dudley there can be no
But the straw that broke the camel's
back, so the knowing ones declare, was
occasioned by the actions of Trustee
J. C. Steele of poker fame, who at the
meeting of the board held Monday
evening loudly proclaimed the chair
man to be "no more important than
any other member." Steele called Trus
tee Goetz and Attorney Taft liars, in
addition to raising a general hubbub
when a permit was granted for the
erection of a pier at the foot of Marine
Today, by the approval of a majority
of the board, an expensive arch, paid
for by the merchants of Ocean Park
und spanning Pier avenue, was re
moved by the Santa Monica street su
perintendent and sent to the city junk
pile. This action was the outcome of
a controversy that has been going on
for weeks as to whether or not ths
offshoot city should have her "Wel
come to Ocean Park" glaring at vis
itors within the boundary lines of San
ta Monica. Mayor Dudley did not ap
prove of this action, and to. say that
the men whose money bought the
structure are niad Is putting it mildly.
Already suit for damages has been de
cided on, and backed by the Ocean
Park Improvement company, a fight
such as never before resulted between
the two warring communities is prom
HIGH TIDE THREATENS
DAMAGE AT .OCEAN PARK
special tv The Horald.
OI'IOAN PARK, May 17.-A tiiK" tide nt this
poliU ihrciilpnH lo cause much dumase before
inoi'iiliiK. Saventeen barrels of Hand have
bten wnshi-d away from Hip recently con-
Ktruriiil liatiii frontlnK Marine Mtreot, ami
the IXMichea un Ocean Krom near Pier avenue
wcro beiui; Hplasnril over shortly attcr dark.
PrecauMona have lifen taken all along Ihu
liearh front ami extra men aro reported to
have been cnaagee. 10 watch for looho build-
Ing matcriul lit Venice. Today word wai
luumpil ulons thi southern couot warning ain't
bather* to tHhe extreme precautions tlurlns
the next lew days n» them aro iltnlm-Umcos
at Ken, ami a particularly strong undertow l.i
"Our Keathered Frler.ds" will he the biil)
ject of a 111-mi" by Mr.* ll.inttt William*
MycT«. who wII tuMrc-a* lohool ■•lilMivn In
the Casino auditorium next Tuesday after
noon. Mm. MyeiH In chairman of the I.os
Angles L'lvlo league, and Is a prominent
speaker ns veil us quoted authority on tin
Biihlect of her discourse.
An Inquest held this innrnlnß over tho body
death in the curr n't Banta M.mlca yesterday,
resulted In a verdict of "cl.-Hth duo to con
cussion of the bruin." It now becomes ap
parent Ihat Weliw In mime manner struck Ma
head uualnit Home llnatlne mihstance before
r. ukliik his efforts for llf«-- Tho nuKgemlon
Hint the tore* of a wave breaking; over him
with enouKh violence to arroiiipllxh surh a
result la thought Improbable. The remains
will lie shipped to Hi" youth's parents at
REDLANDS STREET BOND
ELECTION CALLED JUNE 17
Hreclal lo The Herald.
KKI>I<ANL>B, May 17.— The city lrusiee« met
this ■ftreiionn and compli-teil the nwenfary
nlan» fßor the Hired bnnd election, which lhay
called for June 17. The Uauance of |10u,IMii)
bond* will be then voted on.
The Redlandu Improvement leanne hai ar
ranzed for the registration uf votery.
The Intent, heat of the paxl few day* had
bten Invaluable lv the rancher*, hereabnula, as
1< hay killed off a large percentage of tlifl
army worm*. They are rapidly vanishing, but
prior to the heat hail auvc*eU«<J In dulng niucli
Jiium to liav cron.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 18, 1905.
H. S. M'KEE
Special to The Herald.
SAN BERNARDINO, May 17.— A
suit has been filed by I. R. Wilbur of
Los Angeles against the Hesperla
Land and Water company to compel
it to accept $45,000 for certain lands in
Hesperla and Victor district, and for
damages in the sum of $100,000 because
of the failure of the defendant to con
summate the deal, which the plaintiff
claims had been agreed to. He claims
the defendant company agreed to sell
him certain lands for $50,000, of which
$5000 was paid down and the deed to
be placed in escrow until the last $45,
000 was paid. It is believed here that
the lands were wanted for the con
struction of the proposed Victor dam,
which would provide Irrigation watei
for thousands of acres of land along
the Mojave river.
Judge Oster in the superior court
has denied the application of J. M.
Bracewell and Dunn & Black for a
receiver for the Gate City cafe. The
court stated that the thing needed was
a quick decision as to who wns en
titled to control the cafe under the
lease, and accordingly the case was
fiet down for trial next Monday before
Judge Z. B. West of Santa Ana.
The water commission has made the
following appointments in the water
department: Fred Hisom, chief engi
neer; Charles Hofßtetter, assistant en
gineer; Will Fulghum, zanjero, Lytle
Creek; M. L. Aldrldge, collector; "Will
Lester Loftus, an Incorrigible youth
of Rlalto, has been committed to the
Whittier reform school.
Traffic, on the main line of the Santa
Fe was delayed here last night for an
hour or more by the derailment of a
freight engine at 'the east end of the
yards, just as It was going out with
nn extra freight for the loop.
LONG BEACH RESIDENT
IS INJURED BY TRAIN
John M. Daniels, While Riding Bicy-
cle, Is Struck by Salt Lake
LONCr BEACH, May 17.— John . M.
Daniels, aged 35, of 115 West Fifth
street, this city, was struck by a Salt
Lake railroad train near the station
here thifl morning and badly hurt.
Daniels was riding his bicycle on Ocean
Park avenue between the tracks of the
Salt Lake and Pacific Electric railroads.
He heard the bell of an electric car be
hind him and turned toward the Salt
Luke line. The passenger train from
San Pedro due here at 9:20 was ap
proaching. The engineer blew his
whistle but Daniels was so confused
that he did not heed It. The engine
cylinder struck tho rear wheel of tho
bicycle and Daniels was hurled straight
up In the air fifteen feet. He was badly
shaken up and hail two ribs broken.
He wan taken home.
Frederick Smith, a tourist from
Colorado^ was locked up In the city Jail
today because he was Insane and un
controllable. Smith la an accomplished
musician and leader of a band In
Pueblo, Colo., and his Insanity was
brought about by too much musical
study. When he came here he was
dimply suffering from nervous prostra
tion and was lv the care of his mother,
a special physician and a nurse. Last
night a freight train stopped In front
of tho house occupied by the Smiths and
the bandmaster suddenly rushed out of
the house, swung aboard tho train and
rode as far as Oblspo, where he was
captured and brought back. He be
came violent during the night and the
physician and nurse found themselves
unablo to inauago him, no he was taken
In charge by the police. •
Or. T. 0, lHinnell, exalted ruler of the
Long Heach lodge of Klks, received
word today from Arthur H. Palmer of
Pasadena, deputy district grand exalted
ruler, that Monday, June 5, had been
set as the. time for the Institution of a
new 'lodge ut Ban Pedro. Dr. Donnell
Is to act us exulted ruler on this occa
sion and conduct the Initiation
NINETEENTH ANNIVERSARY IS
CITIZENS MEET AT BANQUET
Prominent Men From Lot Angeles and
Neighboring Towns Discuss Tri.
umphs of Past and Future
Special to Th» Herald,
MONROVIA, May 17.— The nine
teenth anniversary of the founding of
the city of Monrovia, a year of prog
ressive work by the board of trade nnd
the passing of a period of remarkable
growth were celebrated here this even-
Ing by n banquet at Hotel La Vista
CJrnnde, nt which over a hundred men
were seated nt one table nnd talked
of the city's pnst and future.
H. S. McKee, who has nerved as
president of the board of trade for the
past year, presided aa tonstmaster nt
an immense horseshoe table, where
decorations of red geraniums and mar
guerites carried out the national colors.
Frank J. Cornea, elected president for
the ensuing year, responded to the toast
of "Monrovia." In a very bright address
Father J. J. Sheehy told what the board
of trade Is and what It should be.
Father Sheehy laid emphasis upon
the Individuality of the members of the
board and declared thnt, given a man
who prosecuted his own business with
dispatch, he should also develop thnt
unselfishness which made him attend
to the business of the town with the
same initiative. He should be In edu
cation, alertness nnd ability, not the
man of yesterday, or last week, not
the man of the peaceful, contented dis
position, but the active man looking
every day for an improvement. Ho
dwelt on his own relations with the
board of trade and urped them to ex
tend to all newcomers the hand of
good will in the name of universal
charity, and to uphold the reputation
of their town in morals as well as In
Many prominent men from Los An
geles were present, Judge B. N. Smith
responding to the toast "Southern Cal
ifornia." Among others were General
Johnstone Jones, Judge H. A. Price and
Colonel Tom Thornton. There were
representatives from El Monte, Duarte,
Sierra Madre nnd other valley towns.
Special to The HoraM.
SAN DIEGO, May 17.— The funerals
of Harry P. Doddrldge and of Mrs.
Stewart and her son, three of the vic
tims of W. P. Robinson In the shoot-
Ing affray Monday morning, were held
today. That of young Doddrldge was
held at Masonic temple under the di
rection of Sliver Gate lodge of which
he was a member. The funerals of
Willie Stewart and his mother were
held at the undertaking rooms cf
Johnson- and Connell, and were con
ducted by J. M. Richey of St. Paul's
Episcopal church. Their bodies will
be forwarded to Mitchell, Indiana,
where Mrs. Stewart's parents reside.
Complaint comes from the Interior
valleys that hands for harvesting anJ
haying are scarce. The weather Is ex
ceedingly favorable and hay cutting fs
In progress everywhere with an Im
mense amount of it being cared for.
Grain harvest will begin next week.
Orange shipments have about ceased,
but the forwarding of lemons will con
tinue until about July 1,
The chamber of commerce of Es
condldo will meet Friday night to reach
some definite conclusion as to the cele
bration to be held at the time of the
burning of the bonds of the irrigation
district recently dissolved.
At yesterday's meeting of the cltv
board of health, Dr. Edward Grove win
elected president for the ensuing year.
A committee consisting of Doctors
Butler, Grove and Meade was ap
pointed to draw up a new milk ordi
nance and it was recommended that
the city council appoint a milk in
The new water tank of the Santa Fe
at Sorento only recently completed ?■>
take the place of one burnt down a
Bhort time since was itself destroyed
by flro Sunday night. The two oc
curances having taken place within
four months of each other lead the
railroad officials to believe that U'e
work Is that of nn Incendiary who Is
thus striving to work out some spite
against tho railroad company. ,
Word comes from tho desert side of
the county that New' river is higher
now than has ever been seen by any
one In the valley. Thero are no bridges
or means of crossing It south of Draw
ley except In boats. Hltm lake is just
as full of water as It will hold, and
tho stream at the outlet Is more than
800 feet wide and deep and swift. Some
of tho runchers living near the lake
have been compelled to move on ac
count of the rlBlni? waters.
Hey. and Mrs. (!. L. Harnes departed
on the afternoon train yesterday for a
three months' trip through England and
on the continent. A large number of
church officials and prominent work
ers'of St. Paul's parish were at the
train to bid them good by and pressed a
goodby puiHe of $200 Into the rector's
hand as he utepped aboard tho train,
directing him to have that much better
time while away. ,
Mist Anglin In "Mariana"
A drama, adapted from the Spanish
of Jose K«chegarny by Desmond O'llnra
and presented nt the Mason opera
house for the first time last night by
Miss Anglin and her company. The
Mnrlnna Mlm Annlln
Clsrltft MIM Kdlth Ciirtwrlitht
Trlmlfld Mm. Thomii« Whlffon
Clnudlft Minn Uwendrtlyn Valentine
DonlHn Mnntnyn Kriink worthlnn
]>nn Pohlf) VVBlti>r F,. Mltchrook
lion Jonquln Arthur H. Jyiwrcnc*
Don rnntulo Walter All<>n
T<ucl«nn Hull MrAlllKt^r
Fllln* Onrdnn nurby
The play "Mariana" Is the story of
the tragedy bringing on a "repent of
history" — or whnt'nlmost amounts to
one. It Is n tremendous story with a
tremendous cllmnx and a splendidly
unexpected finale, that roused the
audience out of the stupor of dullness
they had naturally fnllen Into during
the first three nets. The climax wan
nverlong In coming. But Miss An
glln's gowns kept the women on the
qttl vive trying to get the details; the
play was given up In despair. It flound
ers for almost three solid acts with no
situations, no plot, nnd some forced
character portrayals thrown In — as the
antiquary's— to fill up.
Mariana Is a volatile, beautiful, vo
luptuous, hot-tempered coquette, her
one tragedy her mother's story; even
her husband's death on her marriage
day had left her cold. Her mother,
under an evil spell, is seduced from
home with her child, to finally die. .
Her child, Mariana, comes back to
her own, but comes back to fall under
the Influence of the son of the very
man who had ruined her mother. To
oscape from this mutual passion she
marries another man, to be finally shot
down by her husband before her lover's
eyes— her own wish, to be saved from
It is a play with but one character —
Mariana's. The other principals are
but foils, and the minors but help to
clutter the action of a play that in the
hands of a great playwright might be
a great production.
Miss Anglin was seen at her best
in the title role. Her changes from
grave to gay, passion giving place
to tears, mockery to love, were wonder
fully managed and saved the vapidly
unconvincing earlier scenes; at the
finale, her passion fighting her old ter
ror of the repeated history of her
mother, she rises to a tremendous sus
tained power. It is a climax that a
drop of a second would ruin.
The other members of the company
fill their parts creditably. In
Joaquln, Arthur Lawrence does a fine
piece of work. Frank Worthing is a
wonderfully poetic Danlelo; It is a role
that fits the sensitive presence of the
man; he brings to the final scene and
its setting a thrill of power.
"Mariana," re-done by a playwright
with judgment enough to condense and
vivify the foolery of the first two acts,
might be a great emotional drama.
Kneisel Quartet's Return
The Kneisel quartet will play a re
turn engagement at Simpson audi
torium tomorrow evening. They are
undoubtedly the representative organ
ization of this character in America,
If not In the entire world, and their
program for Friday is considered the
acme of chamber music. At many re
quests from those present at the last
concert and the personal friends of the
members of the quartet, they have
consented to give Schubert's "Death
and the Maiden." Special arrange
ments have been made by Manager
Behymer to make this night a club
and school night. . Special reductions
have been given to the various clubs
of the city and teachers and pupils of
The program for tomorrow night is
Dvorak Quartet in F major Op. 96
Allegro non troppo.
Pletro Locatelli.. Sonata for Violoncello
(c) Menuetto con varlazionl.
Mr. Alwln Schroeder.
from the quartet In G minor Op. 27.
Variations from the quartet in
D minor (Death und the Maiden)
(b) Tschaikowsky... Scherzo, from
the quartet In F major Op. 22.
GEN. RICHARDS IS HERE
Government Inspector of Soldiers'
Homes Visiting in City
Gen. John T. Richards, government
inspector of soldiers' homes, arrived in
Los Angeles last night on his way to
Gen.. Richards, who is staying at the
Angelus, said last night that his ofll
clal duties do not bring him to Los
Angeles, as the home at Santa Monica
was Inspected two months ago by Gen.
Exclusive of the Sawtelle home, Gen.
Richards has under his Inspection all
the government Institutions of this
kind west of the Missouri river, re
quiring six months to make his tour.
Following his trip to the north he
Will return south, inspect the new na
tional sanitarium at Hot Springs, Ark.,
and from there return to Washington,
D. C, the latter part of June.
SANTA ANA BREVITIES
Special to The Herald,
BANTA ANA. May IT.-Ijamtwrt 1\ Hud.
•pelh'of U>» Angele* and Mlv Ada May Fuller
of Anaheim were granted a marriage licena*
The Invasion of army wormn, which ha*
menaced crop* for the past two week*, ha*
been (topped completely by the warm weather,
which him killed off the worm* by the thou*
uf town were i,h llv damaged by the peat, but
In mo*t liiiiuicta the niiaoclal loa* will b*
ell.ht. ■KM USSR
BEFORE TRYING MUNICIPAL
NOT A SUCCESS OTHERWISE
German Profesoar, Studying American
Institutions and Economics,
Gives Views on Great
"Municipal ownership Is meeting
with success In Qermany. Nearly all
cities own their water nnd lighting
plants nnd some nre operating their
street railways. I do not bellevo suc
cessful munlclpHl ownership of public
utilities Is possible where the lines of
politics are closely drawn."
This Is the statement of Prof. D.
Darmstetler, a close student of the po
litical Institutions of his own country,
and now In America for a year's study
along the same. lines, after which he
returns to Germany to take' the chair
of American history and political In
stitutions In Berlin university.
He arrived In Los Angeles yesterday
for a four day's visit hero, during
which time he will investigate the city
nnd county government, visit points of
Interest about Los Angeles and then
continue his journey to San Francisco.
"I am not making the nssertlon that,
because we find municipal ownership
to work successfully in Germany, it
will work elsewhere,, with equal suc
cess," continued Prof. Darmstetler.
"The people of Germany and the polit
ical Institutions of the towns are
quite different from those In America.
"In Germany we do not have the
machinations of politics in town gov
ernment. Where that exists I cannot
nee a very bright future for the city
owning its own public utilities.
Germans Not Roamers
"Germans do not have the American
habit of- moving from city to city.
Families grow up and live and die lv
the towns of my country, and that, of
course, gives a stability to every muni
cipality, removes the Idea of mere poli
tics, and makes every individual take
pride in working for the best interests
of his city.
"I do not wish to speak on American
cities, because I do not know their
conditions, and this question must be
worked out by each city for itself."
Prof. Darmstetler has been in the
United States for the past six weeks,
during which time he visited Wash
ington, where he was shown every
courtesy in his investigations.
The past month he has spent In the
south, studying the negro question, but
Is loath to talk of the results of his
He Is greatly interested in the govern
ment's control and disposition of th»
public lands and In addition to his
researches at Washington, will visit
the land office here, as well as making
observations of the county and city
He will remain in the United States
until next November, after which ha
will return to Germany to collate
his facts and in April, 1006, will begin
his lectures at the Berlin university.
PLAN TO EXTEND THE
TEMPLE STREET LINE
Application Filed for Franchise to Tra.
t verse Northwesterly Course
From City Limits
What is said to be a plan of the Pa
cific Electric railway to extend its Tem
ple street line for a mile and a half be
yond the city limits into a country
which would prove a splendid feeder,
develops in the application by private
individuals for a franchise from the
board of supervisors for a railway to
run in a northwesterly direction from
the city limits of Los Angeles.
The individuals seeking the franchise,
which they ask shall be made to ex
tend over a period of forty years, are
George Rhelnchild, R. Rlgby and Irx
ing It. Itlgby, the latter two composing
the Broadway Land company.
Heal estate men say that the building
of such a line would open up an ex
tensive area as a residence district.
The line, according to the specifica
tions, If the franchise Is granted, will
be constructed as follows:
Course of New Line
Commencing at the Intersection of
Temple street and Woodward avenue;
thence In a northerly direction over
Woodward avenue to and across Santa
Monica avenue to Avery avenue; thence
In the same general direction on Avery
avenue to Benefit street; thence across
Benefit street to Terrace avenue; thence
on Terrace avenue to Sunset boule
vard; thence on Sunset boulevard, in a
northwesterly direction about 400 feet,
across Sunset avenue; thence north
over private property to Prospect ave
nue; thence across Prospect avenue to
a point at or nearly equidistant from
Vermont avenue and Talmage street;
thence northerly in direct courses over
private property to Franklin avenue;
thence across Franklin avenue; thence
in the same general direction over pri
vate property north to Myrtle avenue;
thence north across Myrtle avenue;
thence In the same general direction
north over private property to Los Fe
!lz avenue; thence across Los Fellz ave
nue, in LO3 Angeles county.
The southern terminal of the line at
Woodward avenue and Temple street,-
Is within five blocks of the northern
terminal of the Temple street line of
th« Pacific Kleetrie, and without an
entrance Into the heart of the city by
mrans of the Pacific Electric company's
rails would be of little practical use.
OF CITY GARBAGE
98 PER CENT OF REFUSE IS
POLICE DEPARTMENT BEER
Investigation by Health . Department
Reveals Startling Facta Regard*
Ing Collection and Disposal
But two tons of the 100 tons of gar
bage per day produced In Log Angeles
Is being cremated by C. A. Alexander,
the garbage contractor, according to re
ports made to the board of health laat
night by Sanitary Inspector Furtsch.
Alexander Is supposed to collect the
garbage of the city and cremate It In
his crematory south of the city. For
this the city haa been paying him $1790
per month, and recently $450 per month
wns added, making a total of $2240.
Many complaint* have been received
by the health department regarding the
dump which adjoins the crematory and
where the tin cans and other lncom
bustibles are supposed to be dumped.
The sanitary inspector found that &
great deal of garbage was being put.
on this dump. He says he asked some
men who were doing the dumping and
they told him in each case that the
garbage was so mixed with lncombus
tibles that they could not burn it.
Every citizen of Los Angeles knows
that the garbage collectors refuse In
all cases to receive refuse, if It Is mixed
In any way, and the board of health
declares that the collectors mix the gar
bage themselves and then throw the
whole mass on the . dump to save the
expense of burning it.
Garbage Fed to Hogs
The health department says that Los
Angeles produces 100 tons of garbage
per day. What becomes of the ninety
eight tons a day which does not reach
the crematory? It Is fed to hogs and
part of it thrown on the dump or else-_
where, they say, adding 1 that it's cheap
er for the contractor. It Is disclosed he
collects' less than ten tons per day.
The report of the city chemist showed
that one sample of beer for the police'
department had been examined. The'
board desired to know what this means,:
and wondered if the "dry Sunday" had
even affected the department to the
extent that it was about to lay in a
supply and wanted only pure beer.
Another indication of the fear that
Los Angeles Is to be a dry town was
noticed when the board was asked to'
grant 127 permits for the selling of milk
In the city.
The ordinance giving the health de
partment power to destroy condemned
fruit and vegetables was read before
the board and it was decided to recom
mend to the council that the ordinance
IS NOW IN SESSION
Annual -Address of Bishop Johnson
Deals With Important Church
The tenth convention of the Episco
pal diocese of Los Angeles was opened
yesterday morning nt St. Paul's Pro-
Cathedral. Bishop Johnson : presided
and celebrated holy communion at
10:30 a. m., which was followed by the
annual address of the bishop. In this
the bishop dealt with church problems
in a masterful way and brought start
ling statistics before the delegates re
garding the church membership, declar
ing that there are too few followers of
the church in Los Angeles. A commit
tee was appointed to discuss the points
brought out In the bishop's charge,
which will be done at the session at 11
a. m. today.
Rev. Dr. Milton C. Dotten, pastor of
the church at Riverside resigned the
ofliee of secretary of the convention
alter ten years' service owing to pres
sure of other work. The convention
passed a vote of appreciation and,
thanks to Rev. Dr. Dotten for his un
tiring work. Rev. Alfred Fletcher, rec
tor of the church at Covina, was elect
ed to the office, with Rev. Stephen
Sherman, rector of St. Athanaslus
church, as assistant.
At the afternoon session yesterday
several stirring addresses were made,
showing the progressive spirit of the
different 11 rectors.
Business session will be held this
morning and this afternoon. Then the
convention will close.
The Junior clerlcus of the diocese
will enjoy a dinner this evening at 6
o'clock at tho Westmoreland. Rev. Mr.
McCormick of All Saints' church, Pasa
dena, will act as toastmaster.
Bishop and Mrs. Johnson will give
their annual reception this evening at
Kramer's from 8 to 10:30 o'clock.
Tomorrow the diocesan assembly of
the Daughters of the King will be held
at St. Paul's parish hall,
REV. B. FAY MILLS
Rev. Benjamin Fay Mills delivered
his first of a series of three lectures
upon "Reincarnation" in Masonic hall
last evening. He has entirely recovered
from his recent illness and will con
tinue these lectures throughout the se
The Los Angeles Fellowship , J and
Temple Baptist congregation have unlt-^
ed In the use of Masonic hall ; after
June 1, the Baptist . congregation hav
ing the use of the hall on Wednesday
evening and the Fellowship on Thurs
And »'in ibey com*— Lit Fauna* din*.