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GUEST ROBBED OF GEMS
Mr*. James Morgan of Chicago Leaves
Jewel Case In Bedroom — Con.
tents Misting When She
91 North Raymond Avenue
Telephone. Mam 1703
Pp*cl»l to The Uerald.
PASADENA. Dec. IB.— Jewelry vnl
ued at from $10,000 in $12,000 wan utolen
from the room of Mrs. .Tames Morgan
at the Hotel Green last evening be
tween 6 and 7 o'clock. This la the first
nffalr of the kind In the history of the
hontelry and becomes undoubtedly one
of the blggeßt hotel robberies ever per
petrated In this part of the Btate.
It appear* that Mrs. Morgan, who Is
n wealthy Chicago widow accustomed
to spending her winters In Pasadena,
went down to dinner last evening, leav
ing her Jowel case In the top drawer
of her bureau and her room door un
locked. This has been a well-known
hnbit of hers since she flrst began to
visit the Hotel Oreen four years ago,
and tins often been remarked upon by
tho servants of the house. When she
leisurely returned to her rooms lifter
dinner them wns something in the np
pearnnce of the furnishings which
caused her to hurry to the pla>.-e where
pho rad left her Jewels. They were
Delay Notification of Police
She immediately reported tho affair
to Col. J. H. Holmes, manager of the
hotel, and he as promptly to I'rlvatc
Detective W. W. Freeman, who Is en
gaged to keep patrol about the build
ings and grounds, localise of an over
sight no report was sent to the local
police force until 3 o'clock this after
Chief rinkham immediately placed
his men at work on the case and every
thing possible Is being done by th»
two forces to run down the sneakthief
who is supposed to have committed the
The general belief is that some un
usually clever sneakthief has been fol
lowing Mrs. Morgan for some time,
learning her habits and keeping trace
tif her handling of her jewels, ana
finally when his plans were complete
gathering them in and quickly making
his escape. It is understood that the
servants are not under suspicion, most
of them being old and trusted employes
of the hotel. By the excellent system
which prevails at the Green every hali
Is In the cure of a special rmiid ser
vant, who knows all of the guests
along that hull, and the presence of a
stranger is almost sure to be noticed.
These servants can offer no clue.
Offers $1000 Reward
Mrs. Morgan takes the tnatter philo
sophically and has offered a reward of
$500 for the return of the jewels and
"no questions asked." The hotel people
make a like offer so that the liberal re
ward of $1000 is ready for the man or
men who find the stolen property. The
lost jewels are described us follows:
Amethyst stick pin with four diamonds;
watch with white face, black back, 18
jewels, Geneva; watch American make,
hunting case and gold chased; two
chains, platinum and gold, cube at each
end attached to American watch; one
amethyst watch fob In form of seal at
tached to black ribbon: one 7-caret dia
mond in form of bar pin: one 7 carat
diamond in form of stick pin; enameled
brooch with diamonds and pearl; enam
eled pansy brooch with one diamond In
center; one English violet stick pin en
ameled with diamond dewdrop; one
large amethyst in black setting brooch.
These jewels were the gifts of her late
husband at various times and have a
value because of this fact in addition to
their intrinsic worth.
Pasadena has been singularly free
from great hotel robberies in spite of
the wealthy people who freevtent her
big hotels during tho winter season. A
similar burglary at the Hotel Maryland
last winter, when Mrs. Kddy was re
lieved of her valuable jewels, was the
first of this class of thieving.
Polo Pony Races
President Ncff of the Tournament as
sociation announces that in addition to
the . ihaiiot races this year there will
be given- at lonst one additional feature,
three polo pony rates to be run under
the rules of the California Pony Racing
association. One of the races will be a
half inilo for racing polo ponies, the
second will be a dash tho length of the
grandstand, turn Ht post, and a dash to
starting- place, making uoo foet, and the
third will be a 300-ynrd dash. Each
race will have a $50 cup for tlrst prize
and a ,-0 cup for second. The riders
will be dressed as for polo and carry
polo sticks. It Is believed that these
extra races will prove quite attractive.
Fire at Franklin School
Shortly before noon today lire was
discovered in the basement of the
Franklin school building-. Fortunately
the children were already on the way
out of the building and thore was no
panic. The tiro was rnaily extinguished.
It was caused by a gns stove in the
basement used by nomo of the teachers
for preparing their noonday inoiil and
had been set tou close to a wooden par
tition. The soaro Is likely to result in
ft better observation of the fire drills
which it is said have been somewhat
Chrristmas Rush at Postofflce
These are strenuous days for the lo
ral postofnc.e force and for the present
",' 108I 08 ? 1 ," 10 Plßht h0 " 1- schedule for
clerks is laid on the shelf. Today Post
lnuster Wood felt, obliged to take off
his coat and help in despatching the Im
mense pile of registered mall, chiefly
Christmas packages started on the long
Journey Monday and Tuesday
will be the heaviest for this kind of out
going mail and then the rimh lessens
until the two or three daya after Christ
inas when the belated Christmas gifts
from the eaut come In with a rush.
Hunting Her Husband
Mrs. Stephen (Jascolgne of Lone
Bearh la in Pasadena tonight hunting
for her recreant husband. Khe Bays
that she hug learned a lesson In her
husbands sudden disappearance and
that If he will return ho will have no
more reason for complaint. She Is be
ing tflven lodging tonight by the locul
Humane society. Two Long Beach offi
cers arrested a man on Btevenson ave
nue last night, taking him for Gascolir
and b wi Bbre8 b ret mo r Be<l l ° Pr ° V ° a ° allbl
The committee having the proponed Y.
M. C. A. building for South Paaadeni In
. hand has decided that $15,000 should be
upent for the building.
Mis« Nellie M. Ingoldsby. graduate of
the Normal school at Weatdeld. Mans
liaa been hlrod to teach v mixed room
■2L two ,.? rii " te " '" the Madlwn school
'i his win relieve the crowded condition
there for * while.
The tire flghteru who worked no hard
In extinguishing the forest fire uu Echo
mountain t*n flay* flgn hftvo received
prompt payment for their labor*. For
e«t Supervisor t.ukens paid over $104
to the men yesterday.
ftev. Ilpnry A. Cook pr«>p*>nt«>il the
hl«h school a new Century dictionary
and a set of Hawthorne's works this
morning. Thla Is Hn annual custom of
Hey. Cook's. Mayor Watorhnuse nn<l
Principal Ely cordially thanked the
generous donor at the high school exer
cises this forenoon.
Orand Lecturer Edward* of Pan
Francisco will hold a Masonic school
of Instruction for the. locnl organiza
tions on next Monday afternoon and
evening. These visits of Inspection are
held oncft a year find have much to do
with keeping the ritualistic work up to
the high standard required.
ONCE PROMINENT WOMAN DIES
Mrs. J. H. Mills Expires and la Burled
In the Monrovia Cem.
Sperlnl to Tho Herftlrt.
MONHOVIA, Dec. 15:— The funeral
of the latn Mrs. J. H. Mills was held
fat MIIIb Vlflw, the home of the «ged
woman for tho past thirteen years, this
afternoon. Hlshop Johnson of the
Kplscopnl rhurrh rend the services In
rooms plnborately decorated with white
flowers mid greenery, the bier Itself
being heaped with the floral tribute
of loving friends.
Mrs. jlllls whs n prominent woman
In Nevada when the stnte wns In th>*
making-, find through her husband's
businesn association with the Fairs
and Mackays, knew well many people
who have since become national chnr
acters. At one time her husband wns
high In Nevada political affairs and
for many years his home was a popu
lar resort of tho society of Carson
City and Virginia City. She had ueen
In feeble health for three years, but
her death Monday evening ciimo sud
denly from heart failure. Mrs. Mills
was attended by Miss Mnrgiirct Jay
cox, a niece from Rochester, N, V.,
who has made her homo with Mrs.
Mills Blnco she was left desolate by
the death of Mr. Mills In 1892. The
body was burled In Monrovia cemetery.
The high Hcliool of Monrovia gave
an enjoyable presentation of Dickens'
"Cricket on the Hearth" this evening
for the benefit of the athletic fund.
The athletics of the school ore popu
lar and conducted with the sanction
of teachers and patents.
The Duarte-Monrovla packing house
will open for tho December pool oC
oranges next Monday.
OUT FOR COUNTY RECORDER
Curtis C. Huse Would Succeed Isaac
Logan at Riverside — Woman
,«iwclml to The Iterates.
HIVKKSIDK, Dec. I.l.— Curtis C.
Huse, formerly chairman of the Re
publican county central committee, has
announced his candidacy for the ofllce
of county recorder to succeed Isaac
Woman Bicyclist Hurt
Miss Nora Purduni. employed in the
Sunset Telephone office, was found un
conscious on the ground beside her
broken bicycle shortly after 10 o'clock
last night near the corner of Eighth
and Vine streets. Miss Purdum, with
another young woman, left the tele
phone office at 10 o'clock for the bicy
cle ride to her home on East Tenth
street. Thp two girls parted at the cor
ner of Seventh and Vine streets, Miss
Purdum turning down to Eighth. At
the corner where the Salt Lake drive
way runs into Eighth street she eithei
ran Into the curbstone or collided with
another wheel. Her wheel was smashed
and she was thrown heavily to the
ground. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hanna,
coming by, found her unconscious and
took her home in their busgy. On her
arrival at home she had recovered suf
ficiently to walk into the house, but
soon lapsed into unconsciousness. Her
physicians have not yet determined the
extent of the Injury and she, although
able to walk, cannot give an account
of the accident.
To Hold Annual Meeting
At the regular meeting of the River
side chamber of commerce it was de
cided to hold the annual meeting
hereafter on the last Friday in De
cember Instead of the first week in
January. The meeting- this year will
be held at the Glenwood and a dinner
will be served in connection with It.
HOLLYWOOD SCHOOLS CLOSE
Special to Tlic Herald.
HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 15.— The Holly
wood schools closed today for the
Christmas vacation. This afternoon
at the high school Hiss Anna Green
of I.os Angeles spoke to the school on
the f'Alhambrn." Her talk was illus
trated with photographs Unit she tooU
while in Granada, Spain. The mem
bers of the German classes of the high
schoul enjoyed a German program this
afternoon. All the recitations and
Hongs were given in German. This
t-venlng tho Associated Student Body
of the high school gave their annual
Christmas entertainment in the form
of a vocal newspaper. The stage of
the auditorium was Het to represent
the editorial rooms of a paper on the
evening before It goes to press. All
the articles were read by the different
editors, to each other, to decide which
should tin Into the special edition of
the paper, which was about to be Is
suod. In this way the audience heard
tho news. Tho proceeds from the en
tertalnment went to the decorating
fuml. They will bo uspd to purchase
pictures and plants for tlio school. The
Orant school gavo an exhibit Inn of Its
work and rendered si musical program
CHILD KILLED BY A FALL
Elslnore Infant Crawls Off an Upstairs
Poreh — Los Angeles Man
KLSINOKK, De<\ 15.— Kulalla San
chez, the 2-year-old daughter <>f Ursulo
Sanchez, while playing Thursday on an
outside upstairs porch, fell tifteen feet
to the ground and was so seriously in
jured that death resulted Friday morn
ing at 4 o'clock. Interment will be made
In the Elsinore cemetery.
W. R. Eaton of Los Angeles, fathet
of A. \V. Eaton, died suddenly this
morning from a paralytic stroke. Mr.
Eaton had started for the postofflce,
but had gone but a few yards from the
house when he foil. He was dead when
his eon reached him. A. W. Eaton, tho
son. had arrived in Elslnore Thursday
to spend Christmas with his wife, and
father. The body will be, taken to
Seattle Saturday morning for burial.
Mr. Eaton will accompany It.
and use it twice every day. It
preserves, brightens and whitens
good teeth, and keeps the bad one*
from getting any worse." That's
what the dentists say.
la bandy m«ul can* or boltl«», ng v
Dr. Graves' Tooth Powder Co.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 16, 1905.
SAN BERNARDINO WELCOMES
Camps From Surrounding Towns
Gather and Initiate 100 Candidates.
tytle Creek Power Company
Has Financial Backing
Special to The Herald.
SAN BERNARDINO, Dec. 15.-A
great celebration was held In this city
tonight by thf> Woodmen of the World,
who Knthrrert In lar»p numbers from
all enmps In Shu Bernardino nnri Hlv
crsldc counties to greet Hend Consul
I. I. r?onk of Denver. Head Advisor
John 11. Knley of Los Angeles and
others of the hend ramp officials.
Bppcl.il trains brought nrnrly 300
Woodmen from Riverside and Red
lands ii nd intervening towns, no that
there were nbout HOO members of the
order present nt the gathering to
night. A cl.'iss of nearly 100 candidates
Were rorelved Into tho order, after
which uddrcsses were mnde by Head
Consul Bonk and others. A luncheon
This afternoon Head Consul Honk
and tho other officials were entertained
by nn nutuinobitc trip to tho Arrow
head hot springs, then across to the
orango groves of Highland and buck
to the city Via the Southern California
Ilend Consul Honk and the other of
ficials were escorted to the hull tonight
by the degree teams of San Bernar
dino, Hedliituls and Riverside In full
uniform mid it delegation of the char
ter members of the Sun IJernardlno
camp. The Initiatory work was con
ferred by the degree team of the Red
Power Company Is Ready
A certificate of bonded Indebtedness
In tlie n mount of $120,000 hits been filed
by the Lytlo Creek Power company.
This is the first public evidence that
the company has succeeded In being
financed ho as to be able to carry
out Its street lighting contract, which
it was recently awarded by the city.
Work on the plant will at once be be
gun and It is expected to have the.
plant ready for operation when the
contract is effective on April 1 of the
It was announced by The Herald
some time ago that an incline cable
railway with nn average grade of 45
per cent would be built by the Ar
rowhead Reservoir company from the
proposed site of the power plants in
Waterman canyon to Skyland on the
summit of the range.
This has now been confirmed by the
awarding of the grading contract,
which has been let to Bright & Drew.
The work must be completed March
30. The right of way is largely
through government land, owing to
the private land owners attempting
to hold the promoters of the road up
by charging enormous prices for a
right of way.
The road is primarily for hauling
materials to the dam under construc
tion in Little Bear valley, but will
eventually become a portion of the
scenic line to be established in the
Ralph Kissee. a member of Company
X, N. G. C, of this city, has been
dlscharg-ed from the charge of steal
ing a gun from the company armory.
The charge waa originally made by
Sergeant Whipple, who retracted the
charge when he was put on the wit
ness stand against Kissee. Whipple
will now probably be dropped from
the rolls of the company for wrong
fully accusing another member of the
Improving the Pie
Rub the bottom crust of the pie with
the white of an egg and It will prevent
the juice from soaking- into It. : "■VOX.
' JESSE MOORE
is the kln ? <* all whiskies. \^
j H. J. WOOLLAGOTT. Distributor. 124-126 North SDrina .Si. |
I Ask Us
I What to Give Him
I We suggest (something that he will like, but
I probably would not buy for hlnmelf— something
1 useful, substantial and of true value,
1 Diamond Set Pearl Vest Buttons
I Lemaire Opera and Field Classes
I Heavy Hand Carved Signet Rings
I Perfectly Matched Pearl Studs
I We advise our friends to do their Jewelry shop- I
I i'lng In the early hours of tho forenoon. Our «•*- I
• tublighmcnt In open every uvenlng until 10 I
1 o'clock. *
A Brock (& Feagans /
|\\ Jewelers Fourth and Broadway //
I\\ Note— Out of town patrons rhould write for //
I \ % our complete Jewelry Catalogue "II," II
AUTOISTS HEED NOT VICTIM
J. D. McDonald Knocked Down by a
"Speed Wagon" and Left Lying
Injured on Street
J. t>. McDonald, n contractor llvlnn
nt 735 Enst Washington i»tr**t. trhll*
riding m bicycle In the vletnlty of Third
nnd flonfh Spring streets last night
roll Mcd trlth sn sutnmobll<» and wns
thrown to tim ground, sustaining a
frncturrd right ankle.
McDonald snys tho Atitolsts were
were coming up Third utreet on th«
left hand side and that they made no
efforts to tnrn out of his way or to
pans to the proper *lde of the street.
Belnff tinfamlllar with hln wheel h»
was unahl« to /ret out of the wny o(
the machine In time to nvold being run
down. Th<» Injured man fnlled to
learn thn number of the flutomnbllr.
The party rode oft without stopping
tn lonrn the extent of the injuries of
BOARDING HOUSE BURNS
Special to The Herald
HIVEHSIDR, Her. IB.— A ten-room
boarding house on Hast Ninth street
wns partly destroyed by fire tonight.
An overturned lamp caused the fire,
which had gained such headway be
fore the flre department arrived that
little wns wived. The building wna
owned by Mrs. Frank Wchmond and
was occupied by Mm. Mary 1-3. Wise.
The loss was $3000, with small Ineiir
HURT IN RUNAWAY
Special to The Herald.
KKDONDO BEACH, T>ee. 15.-A
horse owned by the Montgomery-
Mull t ii Lumber company and driven by
J. C. Glllepple took fright this morning
and run away, throwing Mr. Ollleaple
out with Htu-h force that one rib wns
broken and he wns otherwise budly
bruised. He will be confined lo his
honi(! for several weeks.
The buggy wns completely wrecked,
but the horse was uninjured.
WATER COMPANY GETS MONEY
Special to The Herald.
SAN DIICGO, Dec. 15.— The directors
of the Southern California Mountain
Water company have authorized an
Issue of 45,000 shares of stock at pat
value, which amounts to $450,000, for
the purpose of raising funds for the
construction work necessary to fullfll
its contract to supply the city.
New Railroad Company Incorporates
By Associated Press.
SAN JOSE, Cal.. Dec. 15.— Articles
of Incorporation of the San Jose &
Sunta Clara Railroad company .were
filed here this morning. Tho lncorpo
rators are Lewis E. Hanchett, John
Martin, Henry Bostwlck, Lew H. Sus
man and Karl B, Kneiss, and the ob
ject is to construct and operate a
railroad from Alum Rock park through
this city and Santa Clara, Mountain
View, Mayfleld, Palo Alto, Menlo
Park and Redwood City to San Ma
teo, also a branch line to Berressa.
The capital stock is $5,000,000.
Killed Man With His Fist
By Associated Press.
DES MOINES, lowa, Dec. 15.— Duels
are forbidden in lowa, declared the
supreme court in affirming the convic
tion of Fenton Whltnap, sentenced to
ten years lor killing Charles Middaugh.
The men quarreled while drunk and
agreed to tight It out with their fists.
Middaugh was killed by a blow on the
Superintendent Backus yesterday
issued building permits as follows:
Forty-fifth street. 1191 West— E. 8.
Rowan, 1252 West Forty-fourth street,
owner: Charles H. Cotte, builder; one
story, five-room frame residence: $1400.
Dalton avenue. 3006 — J. F. Bourine,
owner; Daniel Jefcourt, builder; one
story, six-room frame residence; $1901).
Chicago street, 403 North — A. P. Mo
rcy, 329 East Second street, owner and
builder; one-story, six-room frame resi
Michigan avenue, 2730 — Horace C.
KellogB 1 . Hotel Southern, owner and
builder; one-story, five-room frame
Western avenue. 3615 — Louis Mall, at
lot, owner and builder; addition to
framo residence; $50.
McCUntock street, 340S — Mary E.
Scherer, 956 West Jefferson street.
"We meet all requirements in our line.
We aim to satisfy, and where we aim we
hit the mark in the center. We know on
holiday hats and suitable Xmas gifts for
men we lead all— and here's why — on
Men's Overcoats, Smoking Jackets
Lounging Robes, Full Dress Suits
We Are Giving a Reduction gf
10 Per Cent
See Our 16 Show Windows
S:fflo.a, Cor. 3d and Spring Sts.
owner; G. E. ICimblo. builder; addition
to frame residence; $800.
Mettler street, 3661— D. W. Aaron,
421 Defiance street, owner and builder;
move one-story framo residence; $46.
Coronado street, 671 — Union Trust
and Realty Co., at German-American
Savings bank, owner; W. R. Phelph,
builder: addition to three-story build
Flower street, 1848 South — J. D.
Schuyler, Ocean Park, owner: W. R.
Phelph, builder; general repairs to two
frame residences; $900. .
Alvarado street, 140S South — Martin
Bertrand, 913 Howard street, owner
and builder: move one-atory frame
Forty-seventh street. 145 West-
Charles E. Stewart, 155 West Forty
seventh street, owner; J. D. Salvlta,
builder; one-story, six-room frame
•■ South Park avenue, -- 4311 — A. D.
Mitchell. 4215 South ■ Park avenue,
owner and builder;, one-story, four
room barn; $300. ■-..■■■•: ■
Clarence street, 166 North — G. J. La
bovich, 621 Hunter street, .- owner and
builder; one-story, four-room frame
On Sale Today!
Oscar B. Smith
NOT OUT IN THE COUNTRY, but in the best residence portion of the exclusive West-
lake section on Sixth street, Burlington and Union avenues.
Splendid Large Lots, 50x125 Ft. and 50x181^ Ft.
Lots $2000 and Up
YOUR ATTENTION is called to the fact that.there arc only 54 of these lots; they are large,
choice and in the finest residence section of the city.
I know and you know that the price of property in this particular location can move in
only one direction, and that is UPWARD. /
An investment in one of these lots is as safe as a GOVERNMENT BOND, and far
more profitable. I am offering these lots cheap and suggest that you act quickly
This is something out of the ordinary and the property will not last long.
Remember the date; these lots on sale today.
For information call at office on the tract or sec
Oscar B. Smith
312-13-14 O.T. Johnson Bldg., 4th and Broadway
Red 8291, Home 4996
Kindly mention The Herald when referring to this property.
Bonnie JJrao street. G72 South— J. E,
Marsh, at lot, owner; J. F. Hall,
builder; one-story, two-room garuge;
Woodlawn avenue, 3922 South — Wil
liam F. Huber. 217 West First stroet,
owner; J. A. Hill & Sons, builders; one
story, flve-room frame residence; $1480.
Inoz street, 3011— H. O. Brooks 403
Mathews street, owner; 11. G. Hanson,
builder; one-story, flve-room frame
Malaba street, 3180 — "W. B. Raymond,
with W. B. Raymond Co., owner; L. T.
Adams, builder: one-story, flve-room
frame residence; $700.
Twenty-eighth street. 1157 East-
Mary F. West, 1156 East Twenty
eighth street, owner; E. Emlct, builder;
one-story, one-room work shop; $40.
First street. 915 West — E. W. Shot
lenberg-, 234 West First street, owner;
Wilson & Julian, builders: finishing
basement of frame apartments; $200.
Western avenue, 973 — Mrs. Josephine
Jack, Flower street, owner; E. L. Hop
per & Son, builder; two-story, eiglit
room frame residence; $4500.
Long Beach avenue, 2811 — Gustav R.
Lemuel, 3321 Central avenue, owner
and builder; one-story, six-room framo
Compton avenue, 4614 — John Penc
vllle, Rublo street, owner; Smith Bros.,
builders; one-story, six-room frame
Griffith avenue, 34S2 — J. W. Carney,
3429 Central avenue, owner and builder;
one-story, four-room frame residence;
Fifty-first street, 151 West— Mabel P.
Clark. 4116 Woodlawn avenue, owner;.
S. M. Barrett, builder: one-story, seven
ioom frame residence; $2000.
Bread street, 413 North — Mrs. Flora
Metcalf, owner; Edwin D. Mohler,
builder; one-story, flve-room frame
Edseware road, 955 — C. M. Swlnner
tcn. North Broadway, owner; Ed L.
Stewart, builder; one-story, six-room
frame residence; $2200.
Dana street, 1438 — Mary Sleverlnpr, .
1739 Bonnie Brae, owner; Prank Slever-.,
ing, builder; two-story, seven-room
framo resilience; $2500.'
Main street, 1238 South— Pico Car
riage Co., owner and builder; ono-story,-;
one-room carriage shop': $800. ' y