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PAY TRIBUTE TO
SPEAKERS EULOGIZE LATE
J. P. DAVENPORT
Dr. Mclntyre Conducts Funeral Ber.
vices— Franclt Murphy Has Warm
Words of Praise for De.
O. A. IT. comrades, members of the
tlty council, rcliitlvrs and friends of
tho late Jiinira V. Davenport, who lost
his life in tho street cur accident at
"Washington ond nurllngtnn utrcets last
Friday, completely filled tho First
Methodist church yesterday afternoon
to pay their last tribute to tho momory
of a friend.
Man of Great Heart
Tho funeral servlees tvero conducted
by Dr. Hobcrt Alclntyro, who rpoko of
Mr. Davenport as a man who had a
largo heart that held a lovo for every
man whom ho met and was charltablo
to alt those about him. Ho told of the
three phases of tho deceased man's life
—as a man who loved his home and
family, as a fraternal man, loving all
of those with whom ho camo in con
tact, and as a soldier, bravely serving
He read tho story of tho boy at the
nge of 11 taking up his dinner pall in
the morning to go forth to provide, a
meager living for his family, which
wore deprived of a father's care on ac
count of his sickness. This same boy
afterward married and raised a family
of his own. For seventeen years he was
a commercial traveler, but ho always
thought of his loved ones al home and
never failed to writo them a dally
letter. This man, who was James
Davenport, afterward came to Los An-
Reles and has been known and loved
by a host of rlends.
Comrades Go to Cemetery
, Francis Murphy paid a high tribute
to the man who had been his comrade
In battle and afterward in Los An
geles. C. C. Bowen, who was presi
dent of the council during the time that
Mr. Davenport was a member, told of
his willing spirit and his desire to take
nil the blame for anything that had
Bone wrong, and of the esteem his fel
low councllmen held for him.
The remains were Interred In Rose
dale cemetery, where the services weve
conducted with military honors by the
O. A. K. The Benevolent Protective
Order of Elks, of which Mr. Davenport
was a member, alao held a memorial
' After reading the biography of Mr.
Davenport's life. Rev. Mr. . Mclntyre
spoke In part as follows:
"I like to think of the three different
phases of this man's life. First, 1 want
to praise his character as a domestic
man. Every man who supports one
home, is true to one wife and to one
family of children, is a champion, is a
friend of our nation. When such a
man goes we are losers.
"He is a man who has gone up the
hill of life with a mate of the opposite
sex, passed over the creßt and down
toward tho western sun in this way.
Such a man is worthy of praise. No
matter how obscure a man is, if ho Is
faithful to one home he is worthy of
Man of Great Heart
"My hand Is ever outheld to the
man who is true to his tlreslde. This
man was as true as steel. Seventeen
years a commercial traveler and never
missed a letter to his home every day.
As the needle of the compass is true
to the north pole, so was his heart
true to his fireside.
"Then ho rises a fraternal man.
Many a man is true to his home, but
lives in it alone and has no love for
tho sorrowing world around him. He
had a place In his heart like a fireside.
Big and warm, he took all his friends
and neighbors and associates in.
"The chief need of the world today
Js more warmth of heart. Some think
that wo jyjed more educated brains.
We do not. Some think we need more
money. Wo do not. Do you think
those men recently exposed would have
taken the money of the poor and wid
ows If they had had warmth of heart?
"Our town is poorer than it would
have been by the loss of three cold
liearted men^ who have little or no love
. for their fellow-men. In this world
♦ here is nothing more needed than bis,
warm hearts. May God bless these
men who have elected It to be their
duty to help their fellow men.
"Thirdly, I wish to speak of him as
a patriotic man. A soldier is different
from any other man. Ho represents
his nation and us. When he does
wrong we are hurt, when he does right
we avo honored.
Was a Faithful Soldier
"As a youth ho laid his life upon the
nation's altar, and went out to meet
wounds and death if need be for his
nation. The soldier serves hla country
by offering to sacrifice himself — that is
why ho In honored above other men.
"When I see Old Glory wrapped around
a casket my heart leaps up. He gave
four years of his life to his country.
"When this life was crushed out we
all writhed in agony. I dread to part
•with any man and doubly so with a
eoldier. So this warrior is gone — his
•work is done.
■ "I believe him to have been a sound,
honest, true American— a high type of
man and I want you ull to feel that
In losing such a man we are parting
"I believe If that man could speak
from that casket he would say, 'Prepare
to meet thy God.' Last winter during
the revivals the call was made for
those who wished to become Chris
tians to stand up. This man stood up
and held up his hand and Bald, "I want
to be a Christian.'
"This man silent, but eloquent, sends
the message, 'Prepare to meet thy God,"
and let us take it and not let It be
crowded out tomorrow. Such a soul us
this craving utter God is not lost and
I would not have you think of him as
dead. God will never let such a one
Francis Murphy Eulogizes Friend
Francis Murphy spoke of him as a
friend and dwelled upon his heroic
"This distinguished gathering," he
Bald, "Is the greatest tribute that can
be paid to this heroic person, l loved
him. I know he began life in the right
"This man early assumed the re
uponstbllltles of life and earned his
bread and the livelihood for others by
the sweat of his brow. I
"Heroism and honesty we hardly ever
think anything about. He has never
complained— that is the hero. If there
were great duties he wag always ready
to share In them.
. "He has touched life In every phase.
Christian, gentleman. I never met him
but that he stopped and spoke to me.
lie contributed of his means to the
support of Cliria tluu work. There la no
•uch thing a* death to iruch ft man. We.
only commence to live wh*n we dl«.
"I have i«»n him under fire nnd tlwt
In tho best tost of grratnrtm. He never
fpoke an unkind word. Ita wan a brave
man. Today he la honored by bit brave
"neloved wife »nd children, be proud
of him. The city Is proud of him. nig
men stand up today and say. 'Uod bless
"It la rot what w« «fty, It In what
we do. I feel the pressure of hi" hand
nnd nee the look into my face that he
nhvnys Rave me. That in wlmt Riven IIS
confidence. I thank God that I knew
thin brave, honorable man."
Wat an Untiring Worker
C. C. Bowen told of Mr. Davenport's
life n« a city officer and how he was
an untiring worker for anything which
he thought was for the good of the
people of the city.
"When such loving words," he said,
"ran be mild as have been said of this
man, he leaves a legacy. A manly man
—a brave man. The. highest type of
"I shall never forget the first time
I met Mr. Daveniiort. It whs on the
street when he was a candidate for
councilman. We Introduced ourselves
nnd I was drawn close to him. I ad
mire his earnestness and honest zeal.
"There arc times which prove a man.
I remember him In the council and he
wmb always willing to shoulder all the
responsibility for anything that had not
gone right. Never did ho complain of
his share of the work. Brave and will.
In* to do what he thought was right.
"We members of tho council loved
him and held him dear In our hearts.
He leaves one of the best legacies that
a man can leave. We can truly say that
he was a good man nnd a righteous
man. He had one of the most tender
hearts I ever knew In a man's breast.
He was always willing to lighten the
burden of others."
A number of thn leading members of
"Tho Prince of PHtteri" company are
registered at the l^ankershlm hotel
from New York. They are as follows:
Arthur Donaldson. Ivor Anderson nnd
Misses Ruth Peebles. Loulso Willis,
Marie Welsh, Carrlo Drilling, Claudia
Clark and Jess Dandy.
Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Murphy of San
Francisco am in Los Angeles.
Mrs. Helpn M. Secore and three
daughters of Denver are at the Lank
ershlm. They will remain in Los An
geles for some time sightseeing.
J. C. Rhodes nf Spain is a guest "at
the Westminster hotel.
B. S. Downing of Fairbanks, Alaska,
Is registered at tlm Anßelus hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Kirk of Chicago
are staying at the Angelus hotel. Mr.
Kirk is connected with the Kirk Soap
Dr. Lemoyne Wills has returned to
Los Angeles from an pastern trip.
F. C. Bleecker of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Is registered at the Broadway. Van
The autographs of G. A. Barclay and
A. C. Pelly of London. England, ap
pear on the register at tho Van Nuys
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Fish are guests
at tho Van Nuys hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bates and three
daughters of New York city have take-i
apartments at the Westminster hotel
with the intsntlon of remaining In Los
Angeles for the, remainder of the win
Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Boyle and
two daughters of Columbus, 0., are
guests at the Westminster hotel. Mr.
Boyle is engaged in the manufacture
of furniture in Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Naylor, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Simpson and Miss
Virginia S. Tenet- of Wheeling, W. Vn...
have taken apartments at the AVest
minster hotel. They expect to remain
in Los Angeles for at least a part of
TALKS OF WITHERED MINDS
Rev. Robert J. Burdette Tells Hearers
of Pitiful Existence of Non.
At the Temple Baptist church yes
terday Rev. Robert J. Burdette
preached on "Crippled Christians," tak
ing for his text Luke 6:6, "There was
a man whose right hand was withered."
He said in part:
" 'There,' in the synagogue. 'On the
Sabbath day.' The man was in the right
place, but he was useless in It. His right
hand— the symbol of strength, the
working hand— the bread-winner typi
of a man's active doing, his practical
skillful energy— his right hand war
withered. Muscles do not atroph>
from activity, but disuse. Long vaca
tions are more injurious than hours ol
overwork. A year or two ngo there
died in Stockerau, Bavaria, a woman,
or perhaps I should say a child, named
Maria Schuman. She was twenty
eight years old and she died In the
cradle where her mother cooed her to
sleep with her first cradle songs, and
where this dwarf had lived ull the
years of her life, if one could call that
living which had no growth. Her intel
lect developed normally and she talked
intelligently like any grown person.
But hers was the body, the physical
development of a baby about six
months old. Did you ever see a Chris
rocking in a cradle, no bigger and no
stronger than when he was born into the
kingdom? These 'babies' are Chris
tians—yes. But they are useless Chris
tians, dwarfed and abnormal. Not so
useful and not nearly so pleasant as
babes In Christ.' For there is some
thing uncanny and elfish In a baby
ten years old. And when the baby Is
twenty years old, It is pathetic — it is
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LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 4, 1905,
IN CITY HALL
OLD-TIMERS ARE GROWING
Hirsute Coverings at ■ High Premium.
Theory Advanced That Destructive
Microbes infest Old MunlcU
"There's an argument for a new city
hall that hasn't yet been advanced by
any of those who favor the proposi
tion and yet In my estimation it ts one
of the most Important that could be
plvr.n," (mid n lounger at the city hall
ypflterdny. "That In that there Is some
kind of a bug In the atmosphere of this
crumbling ruin that is mightily de
structive to the hair.
"Have you noticed it? Well, takft
the members of tho council for in
stance. There's Pop Blanchard ovor
there now. His smooth nnd snowy
dome of thought would make a billiard
ball Wußh for envy. Ho Is the father
of the council find nan been here lonjr
enough for the destructive microbe
to get In Its work. President Summor
lund has held some" office In the city
government ever since I can remember.
Ted now parts his hair In the middle,
because that is the course of least re
sistance. I well remember when Ted
had ti head of hair that would make
Doo Hoiißhton's tawny mane look like
a Brussels pprout brslde a head of
"The doc holds on to his locks pretty
well, but he has only been here a
short time and even now you can track '
him down the street by tho trail of red
that he leaveH In his wake.
"Look at Ed Kern over by the win
dow there. Kd is another of the old
timers and he has seven or eight hairs
on the top of his head that he care
fully nurses In such a way as to de
ceive himself that he is hiding the
convolutions on his bruin.
Barney Healy Holds His Hair
"Sid Hiller hasn't been here very
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Extra Values In
We will place on sals this week a largo number of .patternt In prac-
tically all of the standard weaves, which we wish to close out, these pat-
terns having been discontinued by the mills, making it Impossible for
us to continue them in our regular stock. All are desirable, of thor-
oughly reliable grade and are priced at figurea far below actual value
and prevailing cost elsewhere.
$1.00 lo SI. IO Tapestry Brussels, now, yard '. 80c
$1.35 io $1.50 Velvets, now, per yard..'. ;.„„. $1.00
$1.65 lo $1.75 Body Brussels, now, yard..™ _ $1.25
$1.75 io $2.00 Axminlsters, now, yard $1.35
$2.25 lo $2.50 Bljelow and Wilton Axminsters $1.50
These Prices Include Making, Lining and Laying
Alto a small lot of remnant lengths in Brussels, Velvets and Axmin-
sters in pieces of 3 to 10 yards, worth from SI to $2 a yard, at just half
$20 Tapestry Brussels Rugs, 9x12 feet, now $15.00
$1.00 and $1.25 Pro-Brussels Rugs, per square yard 80c
In Sizes From 7 ft. 6 in', by 9 (t. to 12 by 15 ft.
There are hundreds of underprioed offerings in the bargain base-
ment in every line. Just the place for holiday gifts— odd chairs,
rockers, tables, desks, dressers, chiffoniers, etc., etc.
r%^.-+l3-5-7 ©9 MAIN <*V 6TREET.
MP* -4-20-2-4- S<? SPRING^^ STREET.,
lonpr, but the microbe* found n toft
resting place in hta head nnd now look
ftt It. Kvery tlm« he looeg ft hair he
advertises a $$ reward for It.
"Barney Healy manages to keep that
h»nvy black mop somehow or other,
but It'i lost some of Ita glow* since the
Jackson street franchise trouble bii.l
the microbes are beginning to look
pretty hard In his direction. ' Another
term and Barney will be running a
race with Blanchard.
"Uncle George Rmtth'fl hair Is nil
right, but this In his first term In the
council. Walt till he makes the race
for mayorl Percy Ilammon retains
hia long locks, but this la Percy'a first
"Charley Wilde, minute clerk of the
council, la another old-timer and look
nt him. He's In the same class with
Kd Kern nnd no n mount of coaxing can
ftet that topknot to spread itself over
"There's the lobbyists that hnnqr
around here. They're nffllcted In the
name way. I'll bet that If Champ
Vance's bnrber doenn't say 'You're
hair's getting: thin, nah.' every lime he
vlts In the chair, the barber has been
Bagged. I saw Kiirl Rogers looking ;it
hair restorers In n drug store window
yesterday, nnd Billy Dunn's forehead
gets a little higher every month or no.
"Thin action of thn microbes Isn't
confined to the council or Its lobbyists.
Half the city officials are aflllctpd In
the same way and the other half are
expecting to be the next."
A C>rt«ln riire for Crnup— ltaed -for
I Trn Vrara Million* n Failure "
1 Mr. W. ('.. Hott, a Star City, Ind., hard
ware mrrchnnt, Is cnthnMaMlc In his
fißlno of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy,
it* children luivo all been subject to
croup and ho lias used this remedy for
tho pnst ten jvars, nnd though they much
fiuire.l the croup, his wife and he nlway*
f»lt «w»ffi upon retiring when a bnttle of
Chßmburlnln's Cough Remedy was In the
lioune. Ills oldest child was subject to
nuvcre nttnrks of croup, but this remedy
never faliid to effect a speedy cure. Tin
has recrinmrmled it to frlonds and neigh
bors, nnd all who hove used It say that It
Is uncqiinled for croup and whooplnn
• cough. For rale by all lending druggists.
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Nell— Mlps Schaip tells me she is going
to learn to play the harp. Belle — What
nonsense! She hasn't any talent for
music. Nell— Oh, she knows that; but
she has lovely arms.— Philadelphia
"Not Criticism \§l^* / "^ ol '^ c C 01"C 01 "? 0"'0 "'! 0 "
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"The people of this country must be
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the country. The nation must have its
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And Next Day At
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107 West Sixth St.
These goods are consigned to me to
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of Old Black Oak and Mahogany
Tables, Chairs, Buffets, Parlor Fur-
nlture, Desks and Secretaries, Mar-
queterle Bank Cabinets, Desks and
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Louis XVI, Grandfathers 1 Clocks,
Uarbedlenno Bronzes, Gold Ormolu
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Vases and Clock*, Vernls Martin
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