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The Herald* circulation In the city of Los Angeles
la larger than that of the Examiner or the Express
and aeeond only to that of the Time*.
Population of Los Angeles 20 1 ,249
The government is preparing to build a great re-
Btraining dam to control tho flood waters of the Yuba
river. The old Yuba dam of familiar memory seems to
have been non-effective latterly.
A Hot Springs bank teller is the latest of his class to
filch a large sum of money to which his position gave
him access. But perhaps there is some extenuation for
him by reason of his environment in striking a hot pace.
The richest strike reported yet in the Goldfleld min
ing district was made right in the heart of the town.
It is supposed to approximate $100,000. - The strike
was made, according to report, in a bank vault by the
bank's officers.
A common culprit who steals a small sum of money
is called a thief, while a person who takes a large
amount from a bank or other institution is alluded to as
a mlsappropriator of funds. The odium of thievery thus
seems to be in inverse ratio to the amount of the theft.
, The Republican mayor of Philadelphia declares his
purpose "to remove from office all the forty-three ward
leaders" of the Republican organization. That Phila
delphia gang beats All Baba's forty thieves just three
in number, but matches them about evenly in 'other re
"The circulation of the Express yesterday was
30,226," says the Evening Ten-Nights-in-a-Bar-Room.
But it neglects to add that about one-half that number
•was distributed as samples and that housemaids and
housewives were kept busy sweeping the holy rubbish
into the street.
A great bore is not usually interesting, but that
one reported from Santa Barbara is an exception. It
Is a bore for oil, is down 1400 feet and the drills are
•working through a stratum of asphaltum that will prob
ably prove to be over 1000 feet through." There seems
to be other things than "good intentions" suitable for
paving purposes away down below.
Many a sad death on the deserts of Southern Cali
fornia might have been avoided if a plan now to be
adopted had been in vogue long ago. Guide posts are to
be erected at suitab.le points on the deserts that will
give directions about water, distances to camps, etc.-'
An appropriation of $5000 for the purpose was made in
the last session of the legislature.
The coolest suggestion of the season was made
before the interstate commerce commission by the gen
eral counsel for the Armour refrigerated car lines.
It is to the effect that the regulation of the concern's
charges by the commission would be "Injurious to the
interests of the fruit growers and other users of the
cars." And that after testimony showing that' the
charges are outrageous.
San Diego reports a novel referendum proposition.
A dispute over an ordinance relating to an unimportant
street improvement may lead to the referendum resort,
and the cost of an election would greatly exceed the
value of the improvement involved. All of which further
proves the general proposition that it is possible to
have "too much of a good thing," also that the referen
dum is no exception to the rule.
An interesting case Is about 1o be- tried In this city
involving the classification of tho Japanese liquor called
sakl, which is imported quite freely in California. The
question at issue is whether the liquid should bear a
revenue of 50 cents per gallon as an imported wine, or
come under a head requiring tho payment of only 10
cents a gallon. It is a liquor made of rice- and for
"booze" purposes is nearly as effective as whisky.
The claims of Los Angeles that it is the financial
center of the Pacific coast have again been amply con
firmed. The "roll of honor" of the Financier, the lead
ing financial paper of New York and the United States,
phows that this city has twice as many national banks
whose surplus and undivided profits exceed their capital
as has any other city in California, including San Fran
cisco. When it is remembered, too, that the same table
credits Chicago with only one more such bank than Los
Angeles possesses, the remarkable status of this city is
still further emphasized and its solid financial worth and
standing are verified in a remarkable degree.
There will be only one more week, fortunately, of the
exciting local agitation over the saloon issue. Next Fri
day the voters of Los Angeles will decide whether the
saloons shall go or stay.
Present indications warrant the belief that the issue
will bring out a' very full vote, possibly approximating
the vote in the last presidential election. That will be
the result of the deep interest manifested in the question
by the public.
All citizens will be glad when the election is over and
the agitation at an end. The press mouthpiece of the
no-Baloon movement gives notice in advance that in the
event of defeat the promoters will keep up the agitation
"world without. end." But the people of Los Angeles
will have had enough of it when the sun sets next Fri
AH sensible citizens perceive that the campaign is
having a harmful effect on the interests of the city, a
condition that all deplore. When "the die is cast" finally
—"when this cruel war is over"— all citizens will be pre
pared to pull together again in the great but pleasing
task of making Los Angeles better, prettier and still
bore prosperous.
"Prohibition does not prohibit" the Evening Express
from clutching all the cash obtainable from liquor deal
ers. It Jumps at a liquor advertlnement with the avidity
of a trout after, a fly, a/id the bigger the ad. the more
agile the Jumping act. The whole-page liquor advertise
ment in yesterday's Issue of the Express really called for
an apologetic notice, something like this: "Owing to
extraordinary pressure upon our space caused by a
whole page of tlquor traffic advertising, much Interest
ing no-saloon matter Is crowded out today."
What do the honest and consistent prohibitionists
think of a newspaper that with one side of its Janus
face yawps "down with the liquor business" and with
tne other face begs for advertising money derived from
the sale of liquor. And this the accredited organ ot the
no-saloon movement. V Only In the fiction of Dr. Jekyll
and Mr. Hyde can be found tho counterpart of a charac
ter as despicable as the one now played by the Evening
Express. The "taint" of oil on John D. Rockefeller's
money must seem to consistent Los Angeles prohibition
ists as attar of roses compared to the taint of the money
received by the Express from the spigots of whisky
What a bogus Jewel thoii art, consistency, when pos
ing in the columns of the Express as the leader of tern
peranco reform In Los Angeles. Consistency, with ono
hand outstretched in appeals for subscriptions from con
scientious believers in the no-saloon cause, while the
other hand reaches out nnd clutches the price of liquor
traffic advertising. "Baton rebuking sin" is a tame con
ception compared with the attitude of the Express in
howling itself hoarse about the infamy of the saloons
while chucking into its coffers tho "tainted" money of
the bar.
What have such staunch and sincere prohibitionists
as Dr. Bowers, et al., to say of a newspaper that beats tho
gong and tom-tom of saloon opposition on one page and,
FOR MONEY, prints another page of powerful argu
ments in favor of maintaining the saloons?
The speech of Secretary Taft at the Ohio Republican
state convention may be taken as the administration
keynote In the politics of 1905.
This is a political "off year," but there will be enough
stir in certain state campaigns to maintain public In
terest in politics. That Interest will be intensified by the
assumed purpose of the president to summon congress
in Rpecial session to consider the policy of enlarging the
powers of the interstate commerce commission and pos
sibly of revising the tariff.
Judge Taft, unlike Secretary Shaw of the treasury de
partment, frankly admits that the bis deficit in the fed
eral treasury is a serious matter. The shortage that
seems sure to continue if the schedule of appropriations
is to be maintained, must be provided for In one of two
ways. He says: "There remain two alternatives, either
to Impose additional internal taxes or to readjust and
revise the tariff." There appears to be but little likeli
hood of tariff revision in the near future and hence the
country may as well prepare to be saddled again with
extraordinary internal taxes,, such as were introduced,
In part, to meet the Spanish war emergency.
What an interesting commentary Secretary Taft's al
ternatives afford on the financial management of the Re
publican party! ,ln the most prosperous period of the
country.'s history the federal treasury has run into debt
at the rate of $35,000,000 a year.
In some way the American people must make up that,
deficiency, and probably they will be called upon to do
it by a return to war time expedients. Not only the
present deficit but future shortage may have to be met
in like manner.
Bnt the glory of expansion overshadows all questions
of increased taxation, as claimed by this exponent of the
Republican party. The secretary says, enthusiastically,
"Are the people in favor of cutting down the naval or
army estimates? I think I hear 'no' from one end of the
country to the other." We must have a greater navy,
the biggest on earth, according to the judgment of the
secretary of the navy. Warships sop up millions of
money as a sponge takes up water.
And the people — "they pay the freight."
It is difficult to comprehend how intelligent working
men can follow such leaders as the managers of the
teamsters' strike in Chicago. The average workingman
is a loyal, orderly, law-abiding citizen. The leaders in
the Chicago strike are self-confessed lawbreakers, anrl a
lawbreaker is a criminal. That statement Is fully justi
fied by the Judicial record of Chicago In relation to the
present strike.
Cornelius P. Shea, an Indianapolis man who is presi
dent of the Brotherhood of Teamsters, is the chief leader
of the strike- in Chicago. Shea and some of the other
leaders who were summoned to court as witnesses in
connection with the riot cases, positively refused to tes
tify on the ground that their testimony might incrimin
ate them. Such a claim does not necessarily imply a
confession of crime, but it bears very strongly in that
direction. No man whose skirts are clear of wrong
doing stands in fear of incriminating himself. If Shea
were a man worthy to be the leader of thousands of
honest workingmen he would not take refuge behind
the legal provision that a man shall not be obliged to
give Belf-incriminating testimony.
Here Is additional evidence, still more glaring, of the
unfltness of such a man as Shea to be the leader of hon
est workers. One witness testified, "I told Mr. Shea
that there now exists a contract between the men and
the carriage owners .and liverymen that all troubles
should first be arbitrated. He said there was a war on
and that during war all contracts became null and void."
How can any respectable workingman indorse such
brazen violation of a contract? The contract was
broken, of course, before the war commenced — the
breaking of the contract was the declaration of war.
And yet Leader Shea speaks of that dishonorable act
with as little evidence of concern as he shows In his
plea that he might incriminate himself by testifying in
the riot cases.
And here is further evidence bearing on the character
of Leader Shea, well calculated to disgust any decent
workingman. The president of the Livery Owners' as
sociation testified thus: "When we asked Shea If he
would allow us to deliver passengers in cabs to the boy
cotted stores he said he could not possibly allow It. He
nald he had more power than the mayor of Chicago, and
that he had the men to drive every 'nigger' out of Chi
cago and throw him in the lake."
And yet, intelligent and thoughtful workingmen In
Chicago and other American cities blindly follow the
lead of such dangerous demagogues as this man Shea.
It Is not strange that Buch leaders foment strikes and
create disorder, for th,eir occupation as drones in the
labor hive soon would be gone if there were no strikes.
But It is amazing that intelligent and discerning work
ingmen will follow such leaders, after the manner of a
flock of sheep following the bell-wether.
An automobile service from Monrovia to a point in
the mountain canyon back of the little foothill city is
announced. The auto has proved its ability as a climber
ana It may yet be utilized for mountain ascents. .
Mrs. Emma Greenleaf
It would be hard to Imagine any
more delightfully original affair than
the luncheon given yesterday by tha
combined book antl Shakespeare sec
tions of the Ebell club in the club room
of Cumnock hall.
Mrs. Emma Qreenleaf, the director of
the sections, whs guest of honor and a
dozen little complimentary devices were
carried out for her. The members first
gathered In the hall, where the usual
morning session of the literature sec
tion took place and Inter they were
usherfd Into the reception rooms, wher l ?
the luncheon tables hnd been arranged
by n, committee of young mulcls and
matrons dressed in dainty shepherdess
costumes and carrying baskets and
trays of flowers strapped over their
shoulders. They were Mines. C. A.
Stavenow, Otis Shaw, George Kress, H. I
A. Thompson and Missos Evil Stavenow,
Marie Crow mid Ilnnilln, and as the
guests took their places a shower of
blossoms came from their baskets.
In the club rooms, where tho tables
had been arranged, there wore (lowers
galore, nnrl suspended from the celling
over the tnhle at which Mrs. Greenleaf
and the toastmlstross, Mrs. Sydney J.
Parsons, were setited, was a string of
bright colored butterflies. Each guest
wore something which represented n j
Shakespearean or other literary cha»"- 1
acter and a guessing contest was one 1
of the features of the entertainment.
Mrs. W. J. Hole seemed to have the j
happy faculty of guessing the cliarac- ■
ters, and to her was Riven a beautiful I
basket of flowers.
A second contest was that of guessing
Shakespearean quotations, and the win
ners of tho prizes were Mrs. 11. f>.
Horn and Miss Helen Parcels. Dainty
water color pictures, the work of Mrs.
Weir, were awarded them for their
clever work. A program of witty toasts
from different members was given tit
the close of the luncheon, and Mrs.
Greenleaf delighted her hearers with v
clever one on "As You Like It." Tin
toast was given in rhyme after the sty.s
of that ancient of nursery rhymes,
"Cock Robin." and gave an Idea of th*;
different ways people "like It." j
The crowning event of the day came
with the reading of a poem on flowers,
written in honor of Mrs. Greenleaf by-
Mrs. 11. J. Whitley and the presenta
tion to Mrs. Greenleaf of a gold p'.n
set with pearls in the shape of a crown
and a beautiful leather bound copy of
the works of Bryant As Mrs. Whitlev
finished the reading of the poem she
crowned Mrs. Greenleaf with v wreath
of blossoms, making a beautiful con
clusion to a happy occasion.
Mrs. Greenleaf Is much beloved among
Ebell club women and the work which
she has done for the club during the
past year Is the occasion for much re
Club Members Picnic
As a finale for the.^ work of the
Wednesday Morning club members of
that organization went Wednesday to
Miller's canyon for an outdoor outing.
The company went in Bpecial cars and
had luncheon In the pretty canyon.
Later In the afternoon they went to an
other part of the cannon, where quota
tions from Shakespeare had been pinned
on the trees and here a guessing con
May 26 in the World's History
735— Bede, "the Venerable," a learned English monk, died. Ho wrote an .
ecclesiastical history from the time of Julius Caesar to hia own age. ;
1512 — Bayazid 11. sultan of Turkey, died on the journey to Denitoka, his ',
birthplace, whither he was retiring, having resigned the government •
to his pon, Selim, who had rebelled against him. ■ -'. -\
1735— The Ottoman porte acknowledged the French republic. 1
1804— Most iluHsians had left Paris, notwithstanding the assurances ■
of tho emperor that, even in case of war between the nations, they \
had nothing to fear.
1871— Hattle of Ostrolenka, between 55,000 Russians and 20,000 Poles, in ;
which the latter were defeated. !
1840— William Sydney Smyth, admiral of the red, died at Paris, aged 76. •
He whh one of the most celebrated naval officers of his age, and dls- ;
tingulshed himsolf on various occasions by bis talents and courage. •
1851— A great riot, with loss of life, takes place in Hoboken, N. J., be- '
tween the Germans and the "Rock boys and Short boys," young men ',
of Hoboken and New York city. -
1854— Telegraphic communications were completed between Dover and ]
Ostend. <
1868 — The impeachment trial concluded. The vote on the 2nd and 3rd '
articles was 35 to 19. The Impeachment on these articles having'
failed, the high court adjourned sine die. Secretary Stanton relln- •
qulshed charge of the war department, General Thomas assuming its '
duties. <
1874— The mayor of New Orleans issued an appeal to the country for re- <
lief for 46,000 victims of the Louisiana floods. . '
1880— The Chileans storm the position of the Peruvians and Bolivians at ■
1898— The battleship Oregon arrived at Key West.
1902— Benjamin Constant died.
1904— The Japanese capture Klnchow and Nannhan hill after a battle \
lasting 16 hours. ■• . •
test took place. Mrs. H. C. Oow«r, th«
retiring president of th» club, gar* the
annual report anil th« members pr««
Minted her with tome handsome piece*
of cut glass. Mrs. Gower presented the
gavel to the Incoming president, Mrs.
Philip Oerhardy, making as she did so
a delightful little speech filled wltn
good wishes for the club.
Brilliant Mutleal and Garden Party
It won a very brilliant company
which gathered yesterday after
noon ftt the home of Mrs. Charles 11.
Hanson of 1129 West Twenty-nintli
street to attend the musical nnd gar
den party given by her. It was bril
liant, bs It should hnve been, for there
hf»s seldom been a time In the social
history of Los Angeles that there hfla
been n more delightful group of vis
itors' gathered to receive the honors
due th#m than those who were hon
ored'gupsts nt this nffalr. Mrs. Curtis
Williams, Miss ftnnds nnd Miss Edith
Sands of New York, Mrs. Hall of In
dependence, Knn., Miss Louise Nixon
HhII nnd Paul England of London
were the visitors complimented. Mrs.
Hanson's charming home wns a wild
erness of blossoms nnd the effect In
this garden where refreshments were
srved In an arbor of pnlms nnd Jap
anese screens whs equnlly pretty. 11l
the reception hnll, where stood Mis.
Hanson nnd her receiving party, in
cluding Mesdnmes P. A. Demens, Phil
ip O. Huberts, Frank B. Long and
Amelia Weir, crimson roses were ar
ranged nnd In the drawing rooms pink
sweet peas nnd pink roses were com
bined with greenery. Violet and while
was the color scheme used in the din
ing room nnd blossoms which wera
used to carry It out were the white and
purple wisteria, lavender, white and
purple sweet pens and purple bougaln
ville.i. Miss Louise Nixon Mill, Mine
Marian Oordan-Norman and Paul
England nil contributed much to the
afternoon's enjoyment by their de
lightful vocal solos, and other musical
selections which were much enjoyed
were whistling solos by Mrs. Mnrlin
Fletcher of Chicago and violin num
bers by Miss Fagge. Young women In
dainty gowns who presided over affairs
in the arbor were Misses Clara Whelan,
Constance Rritt, Darling and Mary
Students Dance
The annual students' dance was held
last evening at Freeze hall when rep
resentatives of the different school
end colleges of Southern California
were present. The hall was brilliantly
decorated with the colors of the vari
ous institutions represented and th«
whole affair was well managed by a
committee composed of Carroll Owen
of Pasadena high school, Charles Ar
chibald of Throop, Forest Stantoif of
Harvard, Stanley Mitchell of Los An
geles' high school, Hurry Underwood
of Polytechnic high school, H. Lesley
Swops of Anaheim high school, Tudor
Uogers of U, S. C. and Henry Murl
etta of St. Vincent!
Officers Entertained
Officers and members of the enter
tainment committee of the Ohio so
ciety were the guests last evening of
Dr. and Mrs. H. B. B. Montgomery of
1709 West Twenty-third street. The
early part "of the evening was occu
pied with a discussion of plans for an
entertainment to be given In June and
later refreshments were served and tin
informal social hour spent. Those
present were: J. H. Francis, Mrs. .T.
H. Stephens, D. K. Trask, Mrs. F. P.
Howenstlne, Mrs. E. L. Redding, Mrs.
Nellie G. 'Eager. Mrs. Sue B. Rey
nolds, Miss Winifred B. Rogers, Miss
Susan Summers, Dr. H. H. Nast, Dr.
H. H. Bartlett, Mrs. B. O. Klnney and
J. W. Forbes.
Experience Social
Mrs. W. J. Hole, president of the
Ladles' Aid society of the Westlake
Methodist church, Is in charge of ar
rangements for an experience social to
be given this evening in the church
parlors. "How I Earned My Dollar" Is
the secret which each woman will dis
close for the entertainment of her
Pascoe.Barber Wedding
A wedding solemnized last evening
was that of Miss Ethel Pascoe, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.. Pascoe of
1315 East Second street, and C. D. Bar
ber. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. Thomas C. Marshall of the phurch
of the Neighborhood and the brlCe was
attended by Miss Kate Lauterbach as
bridesmaid and Misses Mabel Stanley
and Ethel Lowe as flower girls. Fol
lowing the ceremony a reception was
given by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Horton,
Mrs. Horton being a slater of th«
In Honor of Mr. and Mm. Oaul
Mr. and Mrs. O, Oaul, who came
from San Francisco to attend th«
golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Oustnf Baum, will be guests of
honor at an Inform*! reception to be
given this evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Baum. Mr. and Mrs. Oaul will
return to San Francisco Saturday.
Hermosa Whist Club
Members of the mrmosa Whist
club were the guests yesterday after
noon of Miss Anna Brown of 1416 Es
sex street. Artistic decorations were
arranged throughout the house find
handsome prizes were awarded to th«
winners of the whist games. Refresh
ments were served at small tables.
Correspondent Holds It Responsible
for Campaign Vituper
LOS ANOELES, Cal., May 23.—(Edi
tor Herald): It I« extremely unfor
tunate that the no-snloon ordinance
rampnlßn to no Inconsiderable extent
has fnllen Into the dark and unwhole
some days of personal detraction. The
Express Is largely responsible for the
vituperation and personal abuse now
being indulged in by the Prohibition
spouters. There Is nothing modest in
the demeanor of The Express. Its
breeding is of the hog order and it
struts like a mouthing mountebank to
win the appluuse of the clapper-claw-
Ing groundlings. The Express poses.
It goes about as one who had discarded
Itself. "I am honest, none of the others
genuine unless they have my Indorse
ment." It assumes the dignity of Sir
Oracle and when it speaks no others
are permitted to open their mouths.
The trouble with The Express is. that
It Is afflicted with moral strabismus
and prohibition myopia. Everybody In
Los Angeles knows that The Express*
pretense of civic purity is a hollow
sham — that It Is a hypocrite at heart.
It pretends to a Civic virtue while se
cretly endeavoring to render nugatory
the efforts r>f public spirited citizens
to promote the general welfare. It Is
often fair In the face of the public
while scheming to tear down what bet
ter men are building. The Express has
not the courage to espouse the cause of
the people. Such cowardice deserves
the open denunciation of all decent
citizens. J. L. S.
It Has More Than Any Other City
in the State, Including San
The Financier, an authority In money
circles all over the United States, haß
just made public Its "roll of honor" of
the national banks of the country. To
obtain a place on this roll a bank
must show surplus and undivided
profits ' equal to or in excess of- its
Two Los Angeles banks, the First
National and the Merchants' National,
are on this roll, giving this city a
stronger representation than even San
Francisco, where only one Is entitled
to a place. Assuming the capital to be
100 per cent, one Los Angeles bank
shows 158.25 per cent in surplus, the
other 114.59 per cent.
The San Francisco bank show?
138.89 per cent. The showing Is con
sidered to establish beyond cavil the
prestige of Los Angeles as the financial
center of the Pacific coast.
Paul de Longpre Deplores the No-
Saloon Agitation
LOS ANGELES, May 25.— (Editor
Herald): In a number of important
nrticles I have had published In great
eastern dallies and magazines I have
always mentioned Southern California
as being destined to become the cen
ter of wealth, of art and of pleasure
of America, and that Los Angeles,
which is running at full speed to have
a population of 500,000, will surely be
one of the richest and most cosmo
politan cities in the world.
I think the Idea to make it dry— to
make it a "jay town" — is about as crazy
as to make Paris or New York dry;
more of a farce yet, because Los An
geles, it Is certain, will in time bo
come the greatest pleasure resort on
earth. The Prohibitionists for the
present may win, and the church will
certainly reap great profit from it, but
watch the tidal wave coming within a
year or two; watch the popular feel
ing — a great cosmopolitan city in which
men will strongly object to belli?
treated like little school boys.
Sensible Suggestion of a Mother Anent
Election Expenses
LOS ANGELES, May 25.— (Editor Her
ald): Allow me to ask a few questions
on the coming no-saloon election. Why
do taxpayers have to stand the expense
of earns? Why don't the parties agi
tating be made to pay all moneys
spent? Our children have not at pr«H
ent decent accommodations for schools.
Last summer the little children', whose
parents pay school tax," were crowded
in sheds and suffered very badly from
heat. The Chapmanlteß say they will
still keep the farce up If they lose thli
election. Will we have to stand (his
expense while our children are waiting
for new school rooma fit for our young
to be taught In? The citizens of this
city should act in some manner, tfcut
the taxes we contribute to our city
should be used for a better purpose.
The drain on us by outside so-called
minister agitators ahould be put to a.
stop at once ami forever by tome new
imadotow,'. <3.JMi
rMJlJulw) &w& nUk "lllipa
T. R., Bmploymont A«enef.
Th# Mnry *o*« that Morton— P»ut— will le»»«
tha mbln-t;
Th's btirittiit rnllrnn.l pr*ild«n<!7't eft«r«<l Mm,
you b#t. .
On» Mr. Root* *on« Into law, And hn» ft lot
nf John;
Mf. CorUljrou hn« ft chaito* to «nth»r v/UH
An rhnlrmnn of ft llf« InturKnCff company of
John Hay could *«.t moat anything— but not
on what ha wrot*.
Now, renlty, thin caMn«t pftfltlon «nfto It (IAB
If you want a situation awcll, that's tha way
to cat In iin<>,
Since TM.iy ttarud runnlnr an employment
A. Mcretary'* billet If tha plaea that would
■ult mat
An eastern city report* ft strike of ey«fla*«
rnakem. What a tad spectacle!
"I am quite taken up with you." aald tha
man to tha frtrl who stood heslda him In tha
Nobody ha* n rl*ht to call Tsaye'a mane ft
collection of lidnlnn haln, but condderlng hl§
worth, tha values might equallia, just tha
Thty hnve discovered a sure white srliEly
bear In Colorado. Probably heard Teddy waa
after him and turned pale with fright.
"She ha* three evening gowni, I hear."
"Yes, renlty, thnt la all."
"Her wardrobe must me modest, then—"
"Not modest— only small."
It l« In Kansna, of course, where they hava
shocked the oil octopue and defied tha railroad
lobby, that "tainted money" cftunen no feara.'
MM. to "ye editor" ot a Manhattan papers
"We are not prepared to settle this controversy
about 'tainted money,' hut If any of our sub
scriber* are holding hack their dollars think
ing that we are asking embarrassing ques
tions about rebate*, let It be understood that
thin homa missionary concern Is run entirely
Independent of Dr. 'Washington Gladden."
Good for you, brother. Here, too!
The blind man asks for pity, but
Should envied be, I ween.
The great desire Is not to »cc,
'Tls rather to be seen.
Fhea, -who la running the Chicago atrlke, has
Cornellua for a front name. And It Is abbreviat
ed "Con." Verbum sap.
Our good friend of the Sierra Madre Tribune
declare* without a quiver that "the whirr of
the trolley will soon be heard In our'mldst."
Let us hopo It la not go bad as that. Possibly
It will turn out to be only a bad case of
wind colic.
Let them be due cause for rejoicing at tha
backwardness of gfntle uprlng. The annual re
port of the sighting of the «ea nerpent at the
bench resorts on the Atlantic coast has been
thus the longer deferred.
The reason a certain Broadway shop has dis
posed of all Its straw hats l« because the pro
prietor hit upon the clever Idea ot furnishing
a small alcohol stove with each "ltd."
Sunshine and gllst'nlng sky.
And a trolley car for me.
Oh, I'm off for a holiday
And a look at the calm, blue seal
Salt air and ocsan breeze.
And the briny spray 1' my face!
Oh. life, but the day la glad.
And I thank thee, f!od o" Grace! .
Cool wave and breakers white
And the swish back from the shore!
Rreastlng the driving force o' th' seft
With the strong man's pull oa the oarl
Life! But my blood Is up!
Ah. for the Joy of play!
All too soon comes the worker's call-
Thank God! My holiday! ISiiM
w. h. a
Oaring Burglary at Bakersfleld While
Family Sleeps
By Ansoclated Press.
BAKERSFIELD, Cal., May 25.— One
of the most daring burglaries that has
ever been committed In this city took
place last night or early this morning
when the residence of M. A. Spellacy,
a 'well known business man, was
broken Into while the family was
The house was completely ransacked,
every article of jewelry, including sev
eral diamond rings and a large quan
tity of clothing being stolen. '
From the fact that the thieves rifled
the rooms In which the members of the
family were sleeping, Mrs. Spellacy is
led to believe that she was drugged.
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