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NOT FOR HENEY
"VTOTWITHSTANDING the report
'|\ that comes from San Francisco
-»-' to the effect that friends of
Francis J. Heney are to put him for
ward as candidate for United States
senator, and notwithstanding the fact
that Daniel A. Ryan, defeated candi
date for mayor of San Francisco and
discredited member of the Lincoln-
Roosevelt League of Republican clubs,
is said to have declared that Mr. Heney
is the logical candidate of the Repub
lican party for that position, The
Herald is in a position to state with
deflniteness that Mr. Heney not only
is not a tentative candidate for the
toga but that under no circumstances
will he accept the nomination if it is
Mr. Heney has been a Democrat from
the day when he attained maturity.
But like thousands of other men who
have taken an active and spirited in
terest in undertakings calculated to ad
vance the cause of good government, he
is unable to discern a very marked dif
ference between the Democratic and the
Republican parties in so far as the rela
tions of the fundamental policies of
these two parties to clean politics in
city or state are concerned. Some time
since some of his friends declared, in a
private gathering, that he had become
a Republican. Whether by this they
meant that he had abandoned all Dem
ocratic principles for those of the Re
publican party, or whether they meant
he had decided to align himself with
the Republican party in California be
cause he realized that, the Republican
party being in the majority In this
state, the work of purifying politics
must be done largely if not entirely
through the efforts of that party, mat
ters not. He is now a Republican.
But that he became a Republican in
order that he might become the re
cipient of political honors, state or na
tional, nobody who knows him will
Republican or Democrat, Heney will
remain the same fighter for right that
he has been for years. And it is not
at all likely that he will confine his
militant efforts to San Francisco.
Other fields are calling for him. The
remainder of his natural life could well
be spent in uprooting graft and punish
ing grafters. To him a challenge from
the champions of political dishonor
means battle. He would be about as
much at home in the United States
senate as a Ruef or a Schmitz would be
at a Sunday school picnic. But at any
rate Heney has no senatorial aspira
tions, and all talk to the contrary, when
traced to its source, will be found to
have emanted from those interests
whk-h would vastly prefer to see him In
Washington than in California.
NOT THE USUAL WAY
<TH OR tnree months a hollow
ly chested eastside tailor has
¦*- been pounding the hard pave
5n search of work. He begged for
work, he cried with disappointment as
he was turned away from place after
place. Then he committed a crime,"
says a New York letter in the Pitts
burjr Dispatch. "He became a robber
and was arrested. At once his fortunes
changed. Sympathetic men and women
hurried to his relief. His family was
fed and clothed. His rent was paid.
He loafed comfortably In the steam
heated Tombs. And today, when he
was released under a suspension of sen
tence, he had his pick of half a dozen
jobs. Such is life, as the melodramatist
said, in a great city."
Can it be possible? Surely this Is not.
the usual way in New Tork! We were
prepared to read the customary an
nouncement that, having stolen to pro
vide his family with the necessities of
was thrown into a dungeon cell,
given a fifteen-minute trial within two
hours after his apprehension and sen
irs in Sing Sing or
nora. Has New York been con
LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 30, 1907.
WHY IS IT?
THE treatment accorded California
In the make-up of the house com
mittees In congress Is worthy of
reflection on the part of the voters of
the state. The San Diego Union sum
marizes the situation thus:
"No CaHfornlan was given a chair-,
manshlp, and on only three or four of
the really important committees does
this state have representation. Need
ham fares best, being- continued as a
member of the ways and means com
mittee, and advancing from the elev
enth to the seventh place. McLachlan
remains on the rivers and harbors
committee, and Is put forward two
notches on It. Kahn retains his place
on the military affairs committee.
Present conditions make the commit
tee on banking and currency, of whldh
Hayes Is a member, an Important one.
This practically completes the list, the
other committee assignments of the
Callfornlans being of a minor character.
On several of the committees in whose
work this state, from its geographical
position, has special interest, It has no
representation. For example, there Is
the committee on nav,al affairs, with
eighteen members. Of these about halt
are states far in the Interior.
Some of the others are from seaboard
states which are without navy yards or
stations. Of course. It is not to be
presumed that these members are
without concern for the navy, but they
hardly have the same Interest In It
as Is possessed by members from such
a state as California.
"If the present California delegation
were in the main composed of new
members, the rather meager award of
committee honors might be expected.
But all of the Californians now in the
house have had previous experience In
that body, and several of them are vet
erans in respect to length of service.
McLachlan and Needham, who fared
best at the hands of Speaker Gannon,
are serving each his fifth term. Kahn
has been a member of three former con
gresses as well as of the present one.
•Smith, Knowland, Hayes and McKinlay
served through the fifty-ninth congress,
and Englebreck during a portion of it.
Of course these terms of service are
short in comparison with those of sonic
members of the house. Speaker Can
non, for instance, has Just entered upon
his seventeenth term, and there are
others who have been two or three
decades or longer in the house. Still, in
view of the magnitude of California's
interests, as the leading state of the
Pacific coast, the state does not appear
to have quite the recognition to whicn
it is entitled."
Where shall we turn to find an ex
planation of the course of Boss Can
non in slighting California in the mat
ter of committee designations? Is it
because the men whom this state has
sent to congress are not regarded by
this master of the house as humble
enough, servile enough, docile enough?
Or is it because he fears that none of
them is capable of handling the work
assigned to him if the task be above
that of the chairmanship of the com
mittee on the state of the health of the
rackaboors of the New Mexican Rock
ies, or of the committee on the San
Bernardino water front?
It passes comprehension that Cali
fornia, one of the great states of the
Union, stands about forty-sixth among
all the states, In the estimate of Boss
Cannon, in tho personnel of its dele
gation in the lower house of congress.
No state has fared worse in the matter
of committee appointments, and few
others so poorly. The time may como
when our delegation in congress will
receive the recognition that the im
portance of the state demands, but
when that time arrives one of two
things— perhaps both— will have hap
pened: Boss Cannon will have been
relegated to private life in Danville,
or California will have elected to the
lower house in congress men of the
stamp that cannot fail of proper recog
If, among the possible causes for the
slighting of this state in this respect,
the voters of California decide that It
has been because of the speaker's fear
that none of the members of the pres
ent delegation Is to be trusted to per
form the work which congress, as at
present constituted, demands of him,
the state is to be congratulated; but
if the policy of the speaker is generally
believed to be attributable to the fear
that the California caliber of states
manship, as found in Washington, Is
too small to meet the requirements of
that body, then it is high time that
we Improved the quality of our con
ONE IMPERATIVE DUTY
THERE is little likelihood that con
gress will do anything more im
portant during the present session
than to pass a few appropriation bills
for the sake of making tbe "leaders"
solid with their own people and the
"interests." It is not probable that the
president's wishes in regard to the re
moval of the tariff duty on paper and
wood pulp will receive so much as a
second thought from the "stand pat"
crowd in charge of the destinies of the
nation. The people may as well recon
cile themselves to this fact and pre
pare to elect another congress that ¦will
do as they demand. Every affront of
fered to the voters of the country, who
are demanding, with one voice, that the
whole tariff schedule be revised, will
but add to the long account that the
Republican congress will have so settle
when the time for an accounting comes.
But there is one thing that congress
should have the grace to do, and that
is to relieve Itself of the reproach which
attaches to It by reason of the existence
of the Iniquitous Philippine tariff.
Every intelligent American citizen, in
or out of congress, fully understands
that the total repeal or the material re
duction of the duties on Philippine
sugar and tobacco will harm no Ameri
can- interest whatever and that it will
be of immense benefit to the Inhabi
tants of our island possessions. It Is
well known that the amount of Philip
pine sugar and tobacco which enters
the United States Is of Inconsequential
proportions. Tbe sole market for either
product Is In the oriental countries,
and the producers are compelled to ac
cept the low prices paid for them by
their Asiatic customers. Even with a
market In this country the receipts
would be little If any more than at
present; but the knowledge that they
had a market here probably would
secure for them better prices In China
and Japan, where most of these
The obstinate opposition of Ameri
can producers of these commodities Is
AV>t founded on sense. Through the re
duction of the tariff on both or either
product Americans would have nothing
to lose. Those who oppose the pro
posed elimination of the tariff duty In
this direction prove their stupid Ignor
ance of conditions by so doing. And
the policy is so shortsighted. The
American officials In the Philippines
are employing to excellent advantage
the money received from the taxes they
collect. It is difficult enough—some
times even impossible — for the Filipinos
to pay their taxes. Ifthe onerous tariff
duties were removed by congress 'the
tax receipts would be immediately
swelled and the taxpayers of the Philip
pines would have immensely greater
respect for the paternal government of
the United States. While we are en
deavoring: to instill into the minds of
the Filipinos the fact that we are in
earnest in our desire to benefit them,
to improve their financial as well as
moral and physical condition, here we
are rendering it as difficult as pos
elble for them to pay the taxes which
we have arranged to have imposed upon
them for their support. Is It any
wonder that the average Filipino ques
tions the sincerity of the government
which threw the Spanish yoke from his
neck in order that another might take
WHERE HE STANDS
THE manner in which Col. H. D.
Loveland, the new member of tho
state railroad commission, Is In
clined to assist the people of California
In their struggle to obtain relief from
the impositions of the railroads and
express companies transacting business
within the borders of the state is well
indicated in the following extract from
an Associated Press account of the
hearing before Interstate Commerco
Commissioner Lane of the complaint of
the California Commercial association
charging the Wells-Fargo Express com
pany with having concealed from th - 9
public tariff schedules that had been
filed with the interstate commerce com
mission at Washington, and with hav
ing made unjust and discriminatory
rates. Here is the account of Col. Love
land's testimony: /
"H. D. Loveland, president ofthe Job
bers' association and state railroad
commissioner, testified that the whole
sale and Jobbing interests on the Pa
cific coast represented a capital of $250,
00,000 to $300,000,000, whose annual
volume of business was fully that
amount, and declared that the removal
of the differential rates on shipments
and the upholding of the charges of
the California Commercial association
against the express company in the
matter of rates would make the coast
merely outlying retail districts for New
Tork and Chicago and eventually will
wipe out the wholesalers and jobbers
with all their vast Interests. He held
that the contention of the complainant
was an evasion and that the elimina
tion of the differential rates would be
fatal to the jobbing interests."
What a spectacle! Here Is a state
official, but recently sworn to see that
the laws of the state affecting trans
portation companies are enforced, seek
ing refuge under the specious plea that
to do so would be to injure the busi-"
ness of the very men who are endeavor
ing to compel the railroads and the ex
press companies to abide by the law's
provisions, a task which the railroad
commission should but will not per
It is plain to be seen that nothing is
to be expected of the new member of
the railroad commission. If the intel
ligence of the people of California can
stand any further insult they now know
the source from which it may be ex
"Nearly all the newspapers of the
country refer to him as "Francis J.
Henry, district attorney for California,"
says the critical Chattanooga News.
"The man who Is doing all of thh? re
form work in San Francisco is Francis
J. Heeney, the most renowned prosecu
tor in the employ of the government."
And yet who will deny that Mr. Henry
or Mr. Heeney or Mr. Heany is not
famous, in spite of the stumbling block
In his name?
Although Congressman Tawney has
warned the public that it must not ex
pect the authorization of government
expenditures for any new work, this
should not be taken to mean that ap
propriation bills desired by the "lead
ers" shall not pass both houses. The
way to get an appropriation bill
through congress therefore is apparent.
First, be a leader.
The Democracy will head for Pike's
Peak next summer; but this need not
be Interpreted to mean that it will take
up the slogan of the pioneers!
Troops will soon be needed in Salt
Lake City. The editor of the Tribune
has called the editor of the Deseret
News "the changeable liar."
A London newspaper declares that
there are two Roosevelts. That may
be. The country can stand several
dozen of him.
Denver already has begun to feel its
For a clergyman— Cloth.
For a tourist— Rubber.
For an explorer— Arctics.
For a Caucasian baby— White kid.
For a negro baby— Black kid.
For a milkman— Pumps.
For a book agent— Canvas.
For a waiter— Tipped.
For collector of the port— Custom-ma'Je.
For country lovers— Over-gate-era.
For a cheeky reraon—Bron»e.—Bohe
Europe Faces Question of
Feeding School Children
BERLIN is not the only Industrial cen
trlal center that Japes a Brrlous
problem In connection with the
physical needs of the children attending
the public schools. All great cities of
Europe are, or have been at times, in the
same predicament, itjid the question of
supplying the compulsory educated chil
dren with food at public expense has been
discussed In national legislatures.
In England last yenr a measure was ac
tually placed on the statute books provid
ing for the feeding of starved or half
starved school childern by the school au
thorities, even the house of lords not hav
ing found It in Its heart to oppose this
particular "part of the liberal legislative
program for the year. In fact, the most
effective and eloquent argument for public
feeding of the children of the poor had
been made by a leading Tory statesman
and former member of the government.
The measure was admitted to be "radical"
and •'paterallsttc." but It was generally
felt that it would be a monstrous parad6x
for the state to force children Into publlo
schools and to keep them at work there
for Blx or seven hours a day without ask
ing or caring whether they are physically
BOOK WORLD NOTES
Sir Gilbert Parker first conceived ' the Idea
of "The Weavers" ten years ago. He did not
begin to write thelbook until six years after
ward. Then he occupied four years In the
work, completing It last year, ana from that
moment until Its publication last September
ontlnUßd to revise and polish tho pages as
they came to his hands. On account of this
precision of work Sir Gilbert accuses himself
of being an expensive author from the publish
er's point of view, -but it Is doubtful whether
tho Harpers woulcjCagree with him in view of
the popularity of his books. Sir Gilberts lateat
work has been In consultation with Eugene
Prenbrey, wbo arranged the dramatisation of
"The Right of Way," now running In New
York at Wallack's.
Charles E. Russell, author of "The Uprising
cf the Many," which Doubleday, Page & Co.
publish this fall. Is a bom newspaper man.
His father had been a newspaper man before
him and he grew up in the atmosphere of Ink
and types. Few men have had a more varied
experience. His boyhood waa spent on his
father's paper, the Davenport (Iowa) Gazette.
At 22 he went to the St. Paul Pioneer Press,
thence to the Minneapolis Tribune, Minneapolis
Journal, Detroit Tribune, the New York Com
mercial Advertiser. World, Herald. Journal;
then to the Chicago American. That closed
Mr. Russell's newspaper work and Blnco then
h.; has devoted himself to work more congenial,
contributing articles to Everybody's and other
magazines and writing -books, of which "The
Uprising of the Many" represents his .latest
and most mature work.
• « •
Gelett Burgess Is one of the few humorists
who is as well known on his serious side as
by his nonsense. His recent novel, "The
Heart Line." as well as many magazine arti
cles, have clearly Indicated the seriousness of
his purpose as a writer. Few people, how
ever, know of his prime hobby— higher space,
or the theory of the fourth dimension. Mr.
r.urgess has for many years been a student of
higher space, following the line of Investiga
tions laid down by the late C. H. Hlnton In
his numerous books on tho subject. Through
this common Interest a friendship sprang up
between the two, and at the death of the
mathematician, last spring, Mr. Burgess under
took the preparation of Hlnton's MSS. for pub
lication. Hlnton's travels and experience, a»
well as his wide culture and enthusiasm for
hia subject, made him, although past middle
age, a charming companion, and it Is to be
hoped that Mr. Burgess will find amongst his
MSS. more Buch highly ethical suggestive
fables as "The Gold Ball and the Gilt Ball,"
published last year.
When "Dodo" appeared some fourteen years
ago. It was greeted with consternation and
delight. It was so utterly audacious, frivolous
and cheerful; so unlike anything to be ex
pected from the son of an archbishop. But a
good deal of water has flowed under the
bridges since then and E. F. Benson has
taken his place among the serious novelists of
England. His new book, "Sheaves," which
Dcubleday, Page & Co. publish. Is a full grown
novel which paints real people In real and seri
ous situations, and takes firm hold of the
sympathies of Its readers. It will mark an Im
portant stage In the evolution of a novelist.
. . .
Like a reminder of other days Is the an
nouncement of a new edition of "Trilby." Bo
meteoric Is the shower of popular novels that
It Is doubtful whether more than a few per
sons could recall offhand tho first appearance
of the bright particular star "Trilby." Ac
cording to the Harper publishing records. It
took place September 7, 1594. There Is -little
doubt that "Trilby," more than all his other
books or all his sketches, will preserve George
dv Maurler In the public memory.
Admirers of Richard Hovey, whose collected
works have Just been brought out In !t uni
form dress by Outfield * Co., will be Inter
ested to know of the great admiration with
which Maurice Maeterlinck regarded Hovey's
work. In a letter to the American poet the
great Belgian speaks of Hovey's Arthurian
Cycle In glowing terms, exclaiming of "Tke
Marralge of Guenevere,"— "Do you know how
beautiful, how absolutely beautiful, It Is? It
contains love verses as profound and as sweet
aj any that have ever been written. All the
scenes between Launcelot and Guenevere are
superb, and the end Is of an entirely new
beauty. What strango Intensity in the last
cries of Launcelot and the queen! And then
the verse— lt Is so sweet and at the same time
so powerful, so simple and yet so lyric."
Constance Smedley, the celebratea originator
of the girls' club movement In England and
Germany, whose novel, "Conflict," created so
strong an Impression In this country last
spring, will visit America at the close of the
Perhaps no figure In contempoary life Is
more problematical than that of Bernard Shaw.
He stands for something more than a writer
cf successful stage plays; he Is a critic, a phi
losopher and a wit. But with all his wit, or
perhaps because of It, he has never been quite
able to make himself more than half under
stood, not only by the average man, but even
by his more devoted readers. It is this fact
which makes such a book as Holbrook Jack
son's "Bernard Shaw" a necessity. In Its
The Knabe' Angelus
We know of nothing equal to the fascination of driving a
motor car — the perfect rhythm of its motion as it glides along
over smooth roads — the exultant feeling of the quivering
monster responsive to the lightest touch of guidance — the ex-
hilarating, kaleidoscopic sweep of landscape, field, brook and
farm — unless it be the joy of playing the Knabe-Angelus.
You love music — of course — it's an instinctive passion
which you can gratify by means of the Angelus combined
with the Knabe Piano — both in one handsome symmetrical
case which occupies no more space than the usual piano. If
you play the piano, the player will not interfere at all with
your personal playing —it is Piano or Piano-Player-Piano,
just as you like — and you will enjoy comparing your technique
and interpretation with the authoritative playing of the An-
gelus, which is taken from the interpretations of masters.
Of course the "Melodant" attachment has contributed
largely to the individual supremacy of the Knabe-Angelus.
Call on us when down town and see this extraordinary
416-418 So. Broadway
and mentally able to receive Instruction
or to benefit by it. Education on an empty
stomach Is worse thnn a mockery; In the
case of children of tender age It is sheer
The British act contains various provi
sions for the prevention of fraud and
abuse, and for the recovery of money from
parents who can afford to feed their chil
dren properly without public aid. While
the slnn of parents should not be visited
on their helpless offspring, no community
Is desirous of pauperizing parents or re
lieving them of duties which they are
able to perform.
Germany Is always scientific and thor
ough in her social legislation, and her
method of dealing with the problem of
underfed or starved school children will
attract the attention of humanitarians
everywhere. The Industrial depression
from which she Is at present suffering
has thrown tens of thousands of workmen
out of employment, has crippled the pri
vate and municipal relief agencies and
caused an agitation for the suspension ot
the duties on grain and foodstuffs. Tho
food supply for the school children Is one
of the many questions that have grown
out of the business reaction.
rages will be found an account of Bernard
Shaw's personal life and of his connection
with public movements. This book comes from
the press of George W. Jacobs & Co.
Suffrage and politics are not the only field*
today which are attracting the attention of
woman. Big game hunting is also one of her
attainments, as pictured In "Two Dianas and
Their Shoot In Somallland," a new book an
nounced by John Lano company. The volume
Is a profusely Illustrated account of big
came shooting In desert and Jungle. The two
huntresses describe In many interesting chap
ters camp life, trek, hunt and chase. Tho
photographs are many and valuable.
Tho laureate of "green ffelds and running
brooks, James Whltcomb Rlley, has written a
lensr poem entitled "Boys of the Old Gleo
Club," which the Bobbs-Morrill company have
IfcHued. Somehow— perhaps because most of us
spent our happiest days in simple country
seem to touch the hearts of the people. The
exotic, the affected, the Insincere appear sud
denly In their true colors when placed beside
Mr. Rlley, who stands for all things real, hu
man and worth while. "Boys of the Old Glee
Club" Is written In the famous Rlley dialect,
and presents such village characters as the
title suggests— shoemakers, storekeepers, farm
ers, whose gift for song used to thrill the
•getherlng" at "sociables, G. A. R.s, cam
paign meetin's," and the like.
Myra Kelly has followed up her remarkable
successful "Little Citizens" with a new vol
ume of stories of the school children of New
York's east side, entitled "Wards of Liberty."
Here i again the little characters of the first
bcok, with their Irresistible mannerisms end
dialect, furnish endless entertainment and
newer glimpses of a phase of metropolitan life
of whose existence few people were familiar
before Miss Kelly published her first story.
All, or nearly all, of the stories In the book
have appeared In McClure's Magazine.
One of the most difficult tasks of the writer
of children's books is tb determine What will
please his small critics. To write over the
heads of one's Juvenile readers Is not less In
effectual than to write down to them— an In
dignity which the youngsters are quick to re
stnt. That Paul Harboe hit upon the happy
medium in bis "Child's Life of Hans Chrlßtian
Andersen," one of Duftleld & Co.'s new books,
is shown by an enthusiastic letter that his
widow has received from a little 9-year-old
girl in Boston: "Dear Mrs. Harboe," she says,
"The book was lovely. The part that I liked
best was when Hans went abroad, and was re
ceived by the lords and ladles so grandly.
There wasn't a part in the book I didn't like.
It was all good. When I first got It I began to
read it right eway. I hope I will soon be able
to read some more books that were wrltetn by
your husband." This little admirer unfortu
nately must hope In vain, for Paul Harboe died
last summer, before the publication of his
One of the most characteristically eccentric
things ever dene by Gelett Burgess— and one of
the few true stories of him— was to spend three
or four days In constructing of cardboard, mica
and green velvet a little model of an old New
England house, complete to windows, cur
tains, lawn, garden, trees and even including a
hammock with a tiny hat and a summer novel,
and washing stretched out on a clothes line
on the back stoop. This waa for a dinner
given to several literary friends In New York,
and, when the coffee was served, he deliber
ately set fire to the whole farm. His expla
nation waa that, had it been spared, his guestß
might have forgotten the affair, but they would
always remember the destruction of the house.
There waa considerable practical if subtle
rsychology In his reasoning. No one who ever
saw that little house go up In smoke on Its
little hill of damp moss will ever forget it.
Indiana as a storehouse for Stevensonlan ad
venture seemaroot yet exhausted, for the Bobbs-
Merrlll company announce that the heroine of
Meredith Nicholson's new novel, "Rosalind at
Red Gate," is a near neighbor to the famous
"House of a Thousand Candles." Once again,
the publishers Intimate, strange craft cruise
Lake Annandale, dark villains watch their
chance for a knife thrust In the dark— once
again heroes are bold and maids are fair, and
the happiness of love crowns all. Glows thus
the firo of romance In the heart of prosaic
America, and all true patriots rejoice that an
other commodity can be procured at homo.
The city of Anlston In "Santan Sanderson"
Is presumably Portland. Ore., whose citizens
will no doubt recognlxe the lonely "white houuii
In the aspens," the wide square with the court
house facing It, and on another side the
chapel on whose communion table the Rev.
Henry Sanderson played his game of poker
for Hugh Stires' soul.
The McClure company announces the follow
ing reprints: A second edition Immediately of
"The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz"; a sixth
edition of Ida M. Tarboll's little masterpiece,
"He Knew Lincoln"; a fourth edition of O.
Henry's storle3 of metropolitan life, "The Four
Million"; a sixth edition of Helen R. Martin's
new Pennsylvania Dutch story, "His Court
How the California
Delegation " Came Down"
THE! remark of Uncle Remus on a
certain occasion when he had his
gun pointed nt the game up a tree—
"Come down Brer Possum, come down
Brer Coon," Is suggestive of tho situa
tion at Washington with regard to the
appointment of Clarence S. Merrill as
postmaster at Berkeley, when tho pres
ident metaphorically remarked to the
congressman from the Third district and
the senior senator from California,
"Come down Brer Possum, como down
Brer Coon," and they came.
Result— The California delegation has
unanimously recommended tho appoint-^
ment of Clarence S. Merrill as postmas
ter of Berkeley and Charles E. Thomas
hns been eliminated from the situation.
This means a complete victory for the
people of " Berkeley and a rout for the
ORPHEUM THEATER ; ' Matinees Daily Except Monday
' '- -. ¦ •--.-, ¦-¦ ' ~~T~ ' Both phsnes IMT.
v ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE
[¦¦'¦ ¦ -.BEN WELCH:' '". ./.->¦. THREE' AVESTONS -VV.':
: "The Hebrew and the Dago." 'V ' Musical Queens. '.„.•
Viola Geo. J. . A New Act
'¦ GILLETTE & MA< TAXI.A \ 1•: \ HOWARD & NORTH t
_ .'•.-¦¦¦', "A Little Musical Nonsense.". , Playing "Bark Home." '•:.-
1 - TWOIOHBTTOS, . ¦'.-, \... .•¦'.,: ALBA ¦ ,' , :..-..- ..'.,¦.;,".
, . Comedy Acrobats. ¦•' ,' »• *, "The Female Conchas." --*,;. -
. - : . RAY I/. ROYCE ; . ORPHEVIU MOTION PICTURES
Unique Character. Studies. y ' Always the Latest. •
Positively tho » TVTTVT A T?VA ' T7 A V In her mysterious,- L
Last Week of ; AJNJNA JiVA IrAK performance.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE ~ Phone's ABUT, Main ISM.
The Family Theater '.. .• .v ¦ ' • - ' :'''-."¦''?'.¦':'¦ X]?\:,y
BERNARD DALY IN THE KERRY GOW
-¦¦ .- "• , . . ,- ¦'•¦¦• ' ' - -1W 'i. .". •• ¦ , .¦ »••-.- -.--•*»¦. .; '-.' '.¦:
"Erin's Sweetest Singer" . ' . Joseph ; Murphy's Great Play
Matinees Tuesday— New Year's Day— Saturday. . ''¦ !'•'•;' ¦'•'*
Friday night— KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS and A. O. H. - '. •¦•.'.il.
MASON OPERA HOUSE : v ' ' » c - wtatt. ..-. -?-t
• - ' . •¦¦¦; Less«« and Manager.
, • "\> y '' "" '"¦'¦"!''-' : - • ; -' 7 ' :
_ , TONIGHT AND ALL WEEK, NEW YEAR'S AND
1 SATURDAY MATINEE / v
In her smart musical play,. "MARRYING MARY."
: Prices:. Orchestra, $2.00 nnd 91.50} dress circle, 91. n0, 91.00, 7.~o; balcony, 50c.
MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER ¦ £' X on«Tj7a't£
~~ Los Angeles' I-rnd(n«r Stock Home. ' ' .- , -¦ ; : i 1;i 1 ;- '
. Two more capacity ¦ houses yesterday. The great / third ; act ,: which !
shows the child prince riding "horseback to the aid of her defender . simply •
. brought . down the house. ' , ,'J .',. \' J ¦. ". '' ';-':.; '¦. ¦ ;';.,_- .',-.( v Vr > '' '
r ' ¦ Parents who do not bring their little ones to the New Year's matinee or
the Saturday matinee following . will deprive them of their best holiday treat. ,
"The Prince and the Pauper" is emphatically the best child's play |:
written, barring "Peter Pan." ' . : ;.
The Prince and the Pauper
-' Fifty people on the stage. -Every favorite in the cast. Special engagement
Jof Ollie -Cooper. •.• '. <i ¦ ' • .¦*-¦"¦'
'w t Next week's special, "RAFFLES, THE AMATEUR CRACKSMAN." '. Seats :
. gelling. ' Regular prices. .- ''¦-'-."•-¦, ¦ '^--.^> -f>V;?.v ij '¦?¦ ¦„ .-: ':; -. :. ,. . rf
B-cr' AOf>n T'rtTi'ATTn? "¦ Homo of the only hUh class
ELASCO ill tii A ICjtX. • stock company m this city.;
COMMENCING TONIGHT— Belasco company will present the fun-
niest play ever written, . , . ¦ • . ,
CHARLEY'S cAUNT V
Special matinee New Year's day. '. Regular matinees Thursday . and ' Saturday. <--i
Next Week 1 "THE THREE OF US.". First. time here. " Seats today.' 'i.-.:j,:\\
TUT? ATTnTT^WTTIM .m...«., - Beantlral" aPA«KS M. BKRRT. Manager. v
HEAUiJIIUKIUM ***..*„ Beautiful" ; Fifth .ndOilTestre.t» ;
" All this week, matinee New Year's (Wednesday) and Saturday'
c DICK FERRIS and FLORENCE STONE
With the FERRIS STOCK COMPANY IN
A GOLD MINE
' Prices: 10c, 25c, 35c, ; 50c. :.. Matlneea: 10c, 25c. . Phones— ; Main 6186. -
SIMPSON AUDITORIUM ,; L - E - 8 5235*-
Tomorrow evening;, Dec. 31, and Thursday evening, Jan. 2, - • :
cTWISS GENEVIEVE CLEVES ' S-odbrn 1 spikit"ua£Vs M :»
ANPXPOSE OF THE WORK OF ALL, SO-CALLED SPIRIT MEDIUMS— . WORK, /
KLATB WRITING, CARD READING, ETC., . FULLY EXPLAINED. Come ~ and see * bow 'i
materialization is done. Learn the truth. ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR CHALLENGE . TO :
ANNA EVA FAY. " Popular prices— 2so and Mo ONLY, v Seats on sale at BARTLETT MUSIC
• STORE, opposite City hall. ¦ - -..--¦¦¦ ; ',- -. . -.:(¦ .;¦/¦/.¦.?.?*>#,
PACIFIC : ATHLETIC CLUB BOXING contest •^ rrr "
FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 10 ROUNDS, 135 pounds at 3 p. m.. Three good prelims.
GEORGE I^EMSIC vs. BOER UNHOLZ "¦:''¦
t C:.^ • .-•¦ ¦,lIMMIF, IIMMIF BT m N g> ¦¦¦'.- • •'' ' CHAMPION OF AFRICA, ...
(JIMMIE bukhs) Who ' has fought over 100 battles and ; never
/ :-y, .of Los Angeles, r ""z • .- knocked out. ,-. . '( "¦ "¦-: ;:: ¦¦-'.'
' GENERAL ADMISSION »1. RESERVED SEATS $2, (3 and »5. . Tickets on sale ;at;A. - B. •;,
Greenewald'a cigar store. 107 South Spring street.. ' ... ¦ ,-'. v I ..¦, --- J
FTOOTJfD'C THE 1 ATT?T? V- '"¦• ' ':' '"' First street, between Spring ' and Main. ..-, '. A
laUrlJtliK 0 lnMina , week commencing dec. 30. > : I
Fischer's Ail-Star Comedy company In C. T. Wlppern'a ..production -.'»o«r "THE ¦ RINUH
MASTER." Catchy music, new comedy, the '¦ best ¦of vaudeville and moving plcturgs^B
Shows nightly at 8 and 9:30. ' Matinees Monday and daily • except Friday.'.' Ladles' ' souve JJH
matinee Thursday; amateur night Friday. Tickets 10c. 20c; reserved seats 25c. -.' : '-¦ tT- ' M
U«ttj~»ytt3» ' Ttjt? ATWP - v ' ':' ; <2» 8. Broadway. ¦-. JSm
NIQUE THbA LttK, . . HENTZ & ZALLEB, Pro'fi
:"•. Kenned vaudeville. Comedy. MoTing -Pictures. Ladles' souvenir mtfl
Wednesday. Children'^ souvenir and Ladlea' surprise matinee Saturday. ||BH
Amateurs" Thursday evening. Matine* Monday. Wednesday, Saturday, SuM
Evening prices— General adralaslon. lOo: reserved. 15e; orrhestra. 20c; logra. T^M
LOS ANGELES " RACING: ASSOCIATION Santa Anita Park^
' Most Beautiful Racing Park in America
SIX SPLENDID RACES EVERY DAY — RAIN OR SHINE
Southern Paclflc Special Trains from Arcade station at 13:15 and 12:45 p. m. '
PACIFIC ELECTRIC CARS DIRECT TO THE GRAND STAND. \ THE . BEST CLASS ','6*'.*
HORSES EVES- BROUGHT TO THE PACIFIC COAST.. ADMISSION : *1.00. FIRST , RACB .
'-'¦AT 1:60 P. M. --'?-'••>;¦•¦ :--'.-^-V'--.' -¦'•-'¦ --¦¦•-¦¦..¦¦••-¦'¦"• ¦¦¦ " '- ¦¦'- : '-.' I.; V
VENICE OF AMERICA ' ~ ; . l - ' ¦. ' ; . '.."•"*'
v V SKATING FRIDAY EVENINGS "
Villas' and Bungalow* for rent from $10 to $26 per month. ¦ • (
1 _^ —
BIMINI ¦ HOT )\ SPRINGS ': BATH AND ; PLUNGE
' Go to Blmlni for i your , outing.' Free . tables for private plcnlo. parties. ;
¦ Open evening. Great free exhibition } Friday night. \;; ' '._-y;.;~j.~ L
LOS ANGELES OSTRICH FARM- par^ A^ ¦ -*Z±
Take any city line. 25c round trip. Including admission. Tickets for
sale at our ¦ ...'" .»,'¦¦ ,' I^3
CITY SALESROOM. 324 SOUTH BROAD ; ; ,
«->• ¦»>.••¦ [>•-.¦ ".•/-»-.'.' Photos mad«'anywh«r». "ArcHteotural work, -copying. *•«-?'
Hhrttn nnKhinsi lifi l»rglug. kodak finishing. nrst oi*u wo* r»asoii»bta . .
I HUH) I llUolllllU V"* "- rle«» ¦ 143 B. Broadway. oppo»lt» Harald. Peon» AMW.
¦"/;„.,.::;- ,....:",...',. .-.,.,, ,„,:,,„ .,,,., ,.«.-., .¦,^^. '-..v-v:;'-.'
/s_._._ ,_ _:„„ 'Vutch for special bargain* la Saturday's paper. ,« fi»»n/»l»rlAo'4
Groceries . *. a. ««a ». Mau». ¦.; urofenes^
\Try a Herald Want Ad
politicians; It Indicates that efficiency
and not poMtir.nl "usefulness" Is the cri
terion by which availability for the pub
lic service In the pgstoffico at Berkeley
is to bo determined; it means that the
Influence of President Iloosevelt and the
administration at Washington has been
thrown with that of President Wheeler
of the University of California and of a
large element of the best citizens In the
Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican league on
th« side of good government and people's
rule and against the "organization" and
Under the circumstances It was the
graceful and politic thing for Congress
man Knowland and Senator Perkins~to
"come down" and bow to the will of the
Hero endeth the first lesson. — Sacra