Newspaper Page Text
VOL. XXXII, NO. 247.
ANGELENO TO BE
MUCH MARRIED WOMAN WILL
- TRY IT AGAIN
FUTUREHUSBAND NAMED LOVE
fin-Layman, of Chicago, En.
gaged to Wed Los An
1881 — Married to Frank Nixon
1894 — Divorced from Frank
1898 — Remarried to Frank
1899 — Divorced from Frank
1899— Married to James C.
1900 — Divorced from James C.
1901 — Remarried to Frank
1901 — Divorced from Frank
1903 — Married to Perkins A.
1903 — Divorced from Perkins
1905 — Reported engaged to
Special to The Herald.
CHICAGO, June 4.— Grace Snell-Cof
fln-Coffln-Walker-Coffln-Layman is re
ported about to venture on the matri
monial sea for the sixth time. Chicago
friends of Amos J. Snell have received
word from Lob Angeles, where the hy
phenated Grace is now living, that she
Is engaged to a young Callfornlan,
Mack Love. The nuptials are expected
soon. According to a Los Angeles
woman Mr. Love is "a handsome boy,
about 27 years old." .
The woman who gave out the news
of the engagement is a former Chica
goan, who Is a bosom friend of Mrs.
Snell-Coffln-Coffln-Walker-Coffln - Lay
man. The wedding will be a quiet
affair. When she is Grace Snell-Coffln-
Coffln - Wlalker » Coffin-Layman - Love
the daughter of the Chicago million
aire will probably live In Los Angeles
with her husband. It is rumored that
they have been engaged collaborating
on the writing of a modern historical
novel with an American love story as
one of the principal features.
WARSHIPS TO ATTACK
ARMY AND NAVY MANEUVERS TO
BE CARRIED OUT
Operations Will Be Bloodless and
Practically Noiseless, and Will In.
terest Chiefly the War Experts
Concerned in Them
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.—Six
teen warships will attack the defenses
of 'Washington and Baltimore at mid
nlghf June 11 and continue their of
fensive operations for six days and
nights. Meanwhile the fortresses along
Chesapeake bay and the Potomac river,
constituting the artillery districts of
the the Chesapeake, Washington and
Baltimore, will put forth every defense
of which they are capable. With It all,
the struggle Is to be bloodless, practi
cally noiseless, devoid of the spectacular
and intensely interesting only to the
army and navy experts who are play
ing the game and know the construc
tive effect of the unloaded mines and
the empty shells.'
The exercises are to constitute the
only joint operations of the army and
navy during the year. They have been
designated "joint exercises" to distin
guish them from the more elaborate
movements of "combined army and
navy" , maneuvers, which were first
planned but which failed of approval
for lack of an adequate appropriation
from congress. The operations are to
be conducted under rules which have
been agreed upon by a joint board of
army and navy officers. Considerable
Importance is attached to the distinc
tion between maneuvers and joint exer
Maneuvers are held to apply to opera
tions where actual war conditions are
simulated, while exercises mean only
that certain prescribed problems are to
BOA ESCAPED FROM
CIRCUS; KILLS HORSE
Animal Belongs to Farmer and Show
\ Management Pays $200
Special to The Herald.
BINGHAMTON, N. V.. June 4.-News
has been received tier! that a boa con
strictor that escaped from a circus In
Geneva last Saturday is at large in
this vicinity and killed a horse near
Owego yesterday belonging to Jere-
m iah Watklna, a farmer. The circus
management promptly paid 9200 for
Los Angeles Herald.
OAKLAND MAN FINDS
FORTUNE IN AMBERGRIS
DIBCOVERY ESTIMATED TO BE
George Ullom Secures About Sixty
Pounds of the Valuable Stuff
While Fishing In San Leandro
Special to Tha IUmM.
OAKLAND, June 4.— George Ullom,
while fishing in San Leandro bay a
few days ago, found sixty pounds of
ambergris In the mud flats. The stuff
Is believed to be worth at least $2r...
000. Ullom was offered (28 an ounce,
but It Is said it is quoted at $38.
Another man who was with Ullom
first noticed a mass of green, Jellyllke
substance, but was afraid to touch it,
thinking it some dangerous explosive.
Ullom procured* a box and filling It
with the ambergris, took It to hIH
home three miles away. He sent a
specimen of the ambergris to the state
university, hnd It examined and found
it to be genuine. He has sent samples
to Prance and New York with an offer
to sell. He expects he will realize $34,
000 on the find.
THREE CHICAGO CHURCHES
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
Two of the Edifices Are Completely
Destroyed — No Lives
I3y Associated Presa.
CHICAGO, June 4.— During a thun
derstorm here today, three' churches
were struck by lightning and two of
them completely destroyed. The storm
was the worst of the season and be
sides the churches several other build
ings were struck and damaged. The
totnl loss occasioned by the lightning
Id estimated nt $200,000. The two
churches destroyed were the Unlty
church In Oak Park and the Sacra
mento avenue M. E. church, Sacra
mento and Adams street. North En
glewood Congregational church, Fifty
ninth and La Salle streets, was also
struck, but the damage was Blight.
At the time the storm passed over
the city the churches were empty and
no loss of life occurred.
WILL GIVE $50,000 FOR
Millionaire Receives Letters Making
Threats Against Child Unless
Writer Receives Large Sum
Special to The Herald.
OSWEGO, N. V., June 4.— John J?
Tonkin, a millionaire, has offered $50,
000 reward for the apprehension of the
person who has been writing black
mailing letters for two >*?ars. The
writer demands a large sum of money
and threatens if he does not receive it
little Rosamond Tonkin, 12 years old,
will vanish and never be seen again by
The writer of the letters is evidently
an artist. Several letters contain
sketches of the girl which strike off
her features with remarkable exact
ness. One sketch showed the, girl be
ing chloroformed while another was
that of a hand pointing a pistol at the
face of the girl.
BUYS PICTURE FOR $1;
FINDS IT WORTH $6000
Professor In Rome Purchases Old
Painting Which Proves to Be
a Van Dyck
Sppolal Cable to The Herald.
ROME, June 4.— A professor in the
college of Regglo Amelia recently
bought from a second-hand dealer an
old painting, for which he gave $1. It
has now been found that the painting
Is a genuine Van Dyck, and an offer of
$6000 has already been made for it.
The original price paid by the dealer
was 8 cents, and not knowing its value,
he exposed it for Baje on the street
pavement, where the professor saw it
for the first time.
It Is said the painting was once the
property of an impoverished noble
family which possessed a collection of
the ancient masters.
MASKED MEN LYNCH A
NEGRO IN MISSISSIPPI
Take Him From Custody of Officials
and Hang Him In tha
By Associated Press.
LOUISVILLE, Miss., June 4.— Essie
Bostlc, a negro, has been hanged in the
woods near here by a band of masked
and armed men. The negro, In the cus
tody of a number of officers, was being
taken to Jackson for safe keeping. The
lynchers appeared and demanded the
prisoner and Bostlc was turned over tv
Bostic was charged with having at
tempted to enter the room of Mrs.
Sarah Gordon, a widow, early Saturday
LINCOLN REFUBES TO BE
CHAIRMAN FOR EQUITABLE
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, June 4.— Robert T. Lin
coin of this city was asked tonight It
he would accept the office of chairman
of the. board of directors of the Equi
table I, lfe ABSuranre society, should
the position be offered to him. In reply
Mr. Lincoln said that under no circum
stances would bo accept the office.
LOS ANGELES, CAL., MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 5, 1905.
TOGO CALLS ON
VICTORIOUS ADMIRAL VISITS
EXPRESSES DEEP SYMPATHY
Japanese Officer Praises Courageous
Fight Put Up by Russians.
By AMocUtcd Ires.i.
TOKIO, June 4, 2 p. m.-Admlral
Togo visited Rojestvensky in the naval
hospital at Snsebo yesterday.
Togo expressed sympathy for the
Russlun admiral's wounds and praised
the desperately courageous fight put
up by the Russians. He expressed the
hope that Rojestvensky would soon
be able to return to Russia. Rojest
vensky was deeply moved. He
thanked Togo nnd congratulated Japan
01. the courage and patriotism of its
He said it lessened the regret and
sorrow of defeat to know the high
character of the victors. : ■<
INSPECTORS MAKE REPORT
Board Says It Will Take Sixty Days
to Repair Ships
By Aj*oclnted Frees.
MANILA, June 4. — The board of in
spection appointed .by Admiral Train
to examine the Russian cruisers that
have arrived here reports that sixty
days will be required to repair the
Oleg, thirty days for the Aurora and
seven days for the Jemtchug.
Admiral Enquist requests permission
to repair here as his ships are unable
to sail except In a smooth sea on ac
count of the unpatched holes near the
The deaths today aboard the Rus
sian ships now bring the total of killed
up to seventy-one and, there are five
additional cases in the hospital. Ameri
can navy surgeons are assisting the
Russian surgeons in their work of
caring for the wounded.
Rear Admiral Enquist now claims
that he lost his flagship In the naval
fight and then transferred his flag to
the Aurora and left the fight Saturday
night. He said that he did not know
that the fight was continued Sunday.
He^ declared- tftatithe Japanese attack
was so sudden and so ferocious that
his section was completely over
whelmed. The ships of his section,
while attempting to reach Vladivostok,
were [at the same time looking for a
fight with the Japanese and when they
encountered their opponents fought
The Russian ships steamed Into
Manila at a speed of fifteen knots.
The Russians are now taking on food
ENQUIST MEETS GOVERNOR
Russian Admiral Makes Call on Amer.
By Associated Press.
MANILA, June s.— Rear Admiral
Enriuist, accompanied by Rear Ad
miral Train nnd the French consul,
formally called on Governor General
Wright this morning.
After the usual greetings had been
exchanged. Governor Wright asked.
"Admiral Enriuist, do you wish to
stay at Manila permanently?"
Rear Admiral Enquist replied:
"My ships are unseaworthy. I havfi
not heard from my government and I
request time for repairs."
Governor Wright then said that ac
cording to his construction of the neu
trality laws the Russian vessels could
remain long: enough to make necessary
rraplrs, nnd after these were finished
they must leave within twenty-four
hours or dismantle and interne. Rear
Admiral Enquist requested permission
to bring his ships behind the break
water for repairs. This request was
granted him and the shJps ' will be
moved Tuesday morning.
Nnrita Ooro, the Japanese consul,
called upon Governor Wright just pre
vious to Rear Admiral Enquist and
made inquiry regardtng the probable
disposition of the Russian warships.
On leaving he met Rear Admiral En
quist in the corridor of the governor's
residence and tendered him a profound
Rear Admiral Enquist and staff then
called upon Major General Corbin, to
whom Rear Admiral Enquist expressed
great gratitude for the hospitality and
comfort afforded them and the courtesy
with which General Corbin offered the
nee of the army hospitals, together
with surgeons and food for the wound
ed Russian sailors. General Corbin
"Admiral, how many admirals were
there in the fight?"
"There were four of us," Bald the
admiral. "The others are In better
luck now than I."
The tears were streaming down the
Russian officer's face as he said this.
FLEET WITHOUT SUPPLIEB
Admiral Train Gives Permission for
Fifty Wounded to Land
By Associated Prmi.
WASHINGTON, June 4.—The foU
lowing cablegram was received at the
navy department today from Admiral
(Continued on !'»«« Two.)
KNIGHTS COME BY THE THOUSANDS
(For Pull Program Knights of Columbus' Week In Los Angeles See Page 6)
TWO GOOD KNIGHTS AND TRUE, STANDING HIGH IN THE ORDER
P. B. LYNCH, GRAND KNIGHT
MME. HELENA MODJESKA, CHAIRMAN LADIES RECEPTION
',;.:'. . ; COMMITTEE \ ".'"."..
TWO DEAD, TWO ARE FATALLY
OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED
Fight Starts at a Picnic as Result of
Old Quarrel and- Friends of
the Principals Take
Special to Tho Herald.
LEE CITY, Ky., June 4.— Two men
dead, two more mortally wounded and
several others more or. less Injured is
the result of a shooting affray today.
Harlan Dykes, a lumber dealer, and
Andrew Wilson, a farmer, had some
trouble about six months ago. Today
Dykes and friends attended a picnic
at Grant Reed's "blind tiger." When
Dykes and his friends left for home
Wilson, armed with a shotgun and re
volver, met them. Some one fired a
shot and the battle opened in earnest.
After the firing ceased Wilson was
found dead, as was also Henry Free
man, a friend of Dykes. Dykes him
self was mortally wounded and will
probably die. James Dykes, a brother
of Harlan, was also badly wounded
and may not live. John Allen and
Lester Davis and Lee Allen were
BUILDING 18 BURNTD
By Associated Preat.
MILWAUKEE, June 4.— The Mil
waukee exposition building, occupying
a city block, was totally destroyed by
fire tonight. The loss Is 1300,000.
W. L. EWINQ, FORMER MAYOR
OF BT. LOUIB, 18 DEAD
By Associated Press.
VINOKNNKS, Ind., June 4.— William
L. Kwlng, former mayor of St. Louis,
died at tola bom* here today.
FRANK SHEA, DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT
TWO GIRLS AND
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY ON FARM
; IN OHIO
NO •CLEW TO PERPETRATORS
They Are Found Dead In a Room,
Two Killed With Revolver,
"the Other With a
Shotgun . .
By Associated Press.
HILLSBORO, 0., June 4.— Three
young persons, Madge. Dines, aged 14:
Nettle Hart, aged 16, and George Bald
win, aged 18, were found shot to death
in an upper room of the home of Ed
Dines, a farmer and father of Madge,
three miles out of the city late tonight.
The girls were slain with a revolver.
The man's brains were blown out with
a shotgun. The latter weapon was
found in the room in which the bodies
lay. The theory that the young man
murdered the two girls and then com
mitted suicide is not entertained,
though certain circumstances point to
that conclusion. A fourth person Is
Buspected, but the identity of the al
leged murderer and his motive are
The shocking discovery waa made by
Mr. and Mrs. Dinea on returning from
Hlllsboro, where they had attended the
baccalaureate Bermon of the graduat
ing exercises of the high school. De
tails of the relationship of the young
people have not been learned by the
police beyond the fact that George
Baldwin was a neighbor, the son of a
farmer and a friend. He visited the
Dines home tonight, ostensibly to pro
tect the girls In the absence of Mr. and
Mrs. Dines. Nettle Hart is said to
have been employed as a domestic.
PRICE: DAILY, BY CARRIER, 65 CTS. PER MONTH
PHILADELPHIA REFORMERS IS
GOOD GOVERNMENT IS SLOGAN
Executive Commltttee of Seventy Ex.
plains Principles Which Will
... . '..■■■■
Be Fought lnthe Coming
"4!&* ■'.- i
, City EleJßtloß'ii* .
By Associated Press.
PHILADELPHIA, June 4.— The ex
ecutive committee of the committee of
seventy of the reform organization
which took a prominent part in the gas
lease fight and which had a ticket
known as the "City Party" in the field
at the last city election, issued its
declaration of principles tonight for
the coming political election. It says:
"The main end which this committee
has in view Is the good government of.
our city by the people and for the peo
ple. To accomplish this result it pro
poses to devote its best efforts as fol
"1. To the election of honest, capa
ble and disinterested officials, and to
this end it will aid the constituted au
thorities by every means in its power
in purging the assessors' list and in the
honest enforcement of the election laws.
"2. In advocating personal registra
tion in obedience to the mandate of the
people, which the recent legislature no
"3. In advocating the repeal of the
amendments of the Bullltt bill, which
serves to mutilate the best charter we
ever had. (The recent legislature
amended the city charter so that.af
ter Mayor Weaver's term expires
councils and not the mayor shall have
the power of appointing and removing
the ■ directors of the departments of
public safety and public works.)
"4. In insisting upon the following
principles in theadmlnlstartlon of city
affnirs: That the police shall be en
tirely disassociated from politics; that
tejiure of office in' city departments
shall not be dependent upon political
contributions; that all contracts and
proposals for the use or disposition. of
the city's franchises shall be given the
largest publicity and ample time for
The declaration urges nil citizens to
organize under the platform of the
"City Party," and, continuing, says:
"The committee is not advocating
municipal or private ownership, free
silver or the gold standard, socialism
or aristocracy, tariff or free trade, or
anything else except honest officials,
far! elections, the repeal of the Ripper
bills and a 'square deal' for every
MINING EXPERT DEAD
CHICAGO, June 4.— Peter L. Klm
berly, prominent throughout the United
States and Canada In mining circles,
died here today of apoplexy. Mr. Kim
berly, whose wealth Is estimated at
$10,000,000, was an authority on mining.
He had been in many mines through
out the west and was a pioneer ih cop
per mining in the Lake Superior re
gions. Much of his time was spent In
traveling, but he maintained offices In
Chicago, Salt Lake City and San Fran
cisco. When not, attending to his min
ing Interests he lived at Sharon, Pa.,
where he was born fifty-nine years ago.
CITY IS FILLING UP
Special Trains Fetch
Many Prom East
Head Officials Are Due
Chamber of Commerce
Real Business Begins Tomorrow,
Long Beach Trip This After*
„ noon— Hotels Are
Sir Knight*, be welcome! Te have coma
Across the weary plains and mountain
Through deserts parched, your Journey
ran, and by
Great rivers. Ever westward led your
Unto earth's farthest rim. Now, here, ye
Where the sun kisses last the loving
Ere dipping 'neath the wave. All golden
The gleaming shores, and smiling with
They bid ye stay. Doff armor here. Sir
And rest: this Is the promised land— why
The riches of the world, the fruits of hill
And vale, the flowers of Eden— all de
Here but await your asking— so pray
That, knowing, we your wants may
haste to fill.
W. H. C.
On every train yesterday, regular and
special, even by trolley and by steam
boat, came pouring Into the City of the
Angels all day the good Knights of
Columbus, until by the time evening
had drawn her curtains over the flag
fluttering streets there were thousands
of,4j£em In the various hotels and
about the thoroughfares, where for a
week to come they will find such a wel
come as only California knows how to
By twos and threes, dozens, scores
and hundreds they came. They all had
one object In view to get a badge as
soon as possible and to begin their
sight-seeing as soon as they could rid
themselves of the dust of travel. As a
result the downtown streets were only
crowded by them In the vicinity of the
trolley terminals, and beaches and re
sorts were alive with them all day.
The hotels had them at night— also
the caravansaries had their troubles.
What with 20,000 of them headed this
way, it Is no fun to make two score
men fit In where half a dozen would be
crowded. Nor Is It a joke to handle
some thousands of pieces of baggage,
and the transfer men also had their
woes. But all these were minor details,
and to be expected in the first day of
such rush. That things have been
handled so well, with so little trouble
and annoyance, and so expeditlously at
that, bespeaks worlds for the careful
(Continued on Pa»a Three.)
THE DArS NEWS
Southern California: Fair Mon
day; light west wind. Maximum)
temperature In Los Angeles yes.
terday 71 degrees; minimum 64
1.3 — Knights coming In thousands
2 — Would reform taxation plan
4 — Furniture firm Is making home
s—Church5 — Church services
7 — Around town
B—Sports8 — Sports
10 — Classified advertisements
11 — Southern California news
12 — Coulter company In new quarters
Two men are killed and two fatally
wounded in Kentucky shooting affray.
Man and two girls are found murdered
in an Ohio farm house.
Reform party -in Philadelphia Issues
declaration of principles.
Vice Admiral ! Charles Beresford advo
cates International Naval Maneuvers of
American and British fleets.
Czar confers powers of dictator on
Gen. Trepoff. -'
Russian Admiral Enqulat call on Gov
ernor General Wright at Manila.
Hollo W. V. Smith, a San Francisco
yachtsman, believed ,to have been
Ambergris worth 126.000 found by an
Oakland man while fishing.
Ban Diego man Is murdered by Indians
Woman killed by street car.
Peauut vender imposes on patrolman's
good nature and gets Into . trouble. * «v
Masons to bd Invited to meet in Los
Ansel**, mrrTswiftlM IflltlßTlßlissMWsti