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FAST RUN OF SEVENTY MILES
PASADENA, SOLDIERS' HOME AND
BANTA MONICA VISITED
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Flower Shower and Overwhelming
- Attentions Greet 200 Officer* Who
Accompany — Everybody Is
, 7 Praising Entertainment
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the fourth car was "composed of Capt.
J. M. Bowyer of tho Illinois, Capt. W.
H. H. Southerland of the New Jersey,
Joseph Scott and Oscar Lawler. _
It was when Pasadena was reached
that the real strenuoslty begun. There
the cars were pelted with flowers, flags
were waved from every front yard,
children showered bouquets and sang
national songs In every block and the
whole city was aroused. The climax
came when the cars reached the beau
tiful Hotel Maryland for lunch. There
the officers were captured by scores of
pretty girls, who strewed roses before
them as they advanced under the*
canopy and who pinned boutonlerres on
their coats, chatted with them and
then sent them to tho dining room.
. The luncheon consisted of clam cock
tail, cold roast pork, tongue and ham.
hot chicken croquettes, Ice cream and
coffee and was served In genuine Mary
la At concluslon Admiral Thomas
At Its conclusion Admiral Thomas
made a brief speech, expressing the
gratitude of the officers for their royal
Entertainment in Southern. California
and pledging eternal fealty for them.
The lunch ended by Mayor Earley call
ing for a toast to the officers in genera
and those, who. In Particular,
"make souvenirs of the Spanish ships
at Manila." All rose and drank the
toast and- cheered as they dispersed.
Smothered with Flower*
As the officers left the dining room
they met the enemy and fell one by one
as the rain of flowers met them. They
passed out of the hotel through two
rows of bewitching women, who pelted
them with roses and sweet peas and
filled their arms with beautiful bou
quets of roses, geraniums, lilies and
sweet peas. Many a beauty got In re
turn some precious little souvenir from
a smitten officer. The genuine en
thusiasm and artlessness of the girls
made the scene Inspiring and romantic.
And as the cars returned and were
loaded the pretty women were en
masse to shout their adieus to the
It had been the purpose to make a
long trip through Pasadena, but this
was curtailed and. a trip that passed
the homes of Mrs. George WChllds
and Mrs. James A. Garfield, widow of
the president, was made. Mrs. Gar
field was on her porch and waved her
. handkerchief at the officers, -who doffed
their caps as they passed. The next
stop scheduled was at the Annandale
Golf club, but none was made, as Gen.
Chaffee and Admiral Thomas had In
mind the old soldiers and sailors wait
ing for them at the Soldiers' home,
where they promised to be at 3:30
o'clock. A car stopped to make ex
' planations to the club and the column,
in racing time, headed for Garvanza
and East i Los Angeles on the way to
Hollywood and the Soldiers* home.
. All along the way, through Holly
wood "and In the country thousands
waited to cheer the officers, and wher
ever the speed, perforce, was reduced
flowers were showered.".^,;'
Greeted by Veterans
Before the home was In sight its
presence was known by the aged sen
tinels In blue, who doffed their caps
and stood at attention while the smok
ing cavalcade passed. The run through
the grounds was around the rear of the
buildings, past the dormitory where
the infirm were massed on the green
sward to cheer feebly and on to a line,
two deep, that stretched for half a mile
along the right side of the driveway.
When the main building was reached
the naval veterans were assembled to
gether, and they gave a great cheer as
the admiral's car halted. He rose and
stood uncovered while the cheering
lasted, and then In a few sentences,
hardly distinguishable In the noise of
tho machines, told . the old men how
much the navy owed to the veterans of
the Civil War. The line continued to
the gateway, where with another cheer
the flying party was sent on its way
toward Santa Monica. ' ',* -•*'
All Santa Monica was on the gui vlve
and - the auto column . ran through
streets filled with decorated houses and
overhung with strings of pennants,
while, the pelting with flowers and
bouquets was resumed. '
Into Linda Vista park and along the
ocean side for a mile the autos whizzed,
and stopped only when the sight of 200
little girls, led by a cornetist, stood
singing "America." The admirals and
the officers uncovered, and Admiral
Thomas was presented with a huge
bouquet of California poppies. He was
also greeted by David Evans, chair
man of the Santa Monica committee,
who gave him a memorial, engrossed
and bound with the national colors.
The cavalcade sped on to Ocean Park,
where it moved up the cement sidewalk
to Venice, where the gavel of Lord
Nelson, used on the Victory, was pre
sented Admiral Evans, represented by
Admiral Thomas. Then it dispersed
by various roads back to Los Angeles.
Many of the cars remained to let the
officers of the Third .division return to
Land Cruise a Mad One
' The ride as a whole was a mad one
for officers used to the pageantry of the
ocean. ... That it , was rapid , was Illus
trated by the speed the press car had
to attain to catch up with ' the head.
Being belated this car had to run
forty-two ' miles an I hour between ' the
Soldiers' homo ' and '■■ Santa * Monica *- to
'gain, the v- head- cf the column. The
officers enjoyed the v derelicts that were
encountered In the progress of the Jour
ney,'.and there were not a few., Some
were- found replacing ■ tires, others
chains and ' others . were ) Investigating
1 some mysterious cause of interruption.
On the way back from Venice one ma
chine with five ' officers : was halted' by
' the roadside. ; , '' ;;,'..V..,
.'.'What's the matter?" asked the party
In another car as It halted. , "Nothing.
IWe are just waiting for gasoline.'.' : <;
Such emergencies were met by Ad
miral Booth with an ■> emergency ... car
containing two - large . tanks % of ; the
precious ' fluid. • .", - , 7 .
."■ By 6 o'clock the parltes were all re
turned to the Alexandria, and the i en
tertainment of the officers of the fleet,
as- planned by the committee, which
Gen. Chaffee was the head,-was com
• Admiral < Thomas said ' that l the i of
ficers had received entertainment . that,
familiar as 4 they n thought, themselves
" •with 7 the i program, exceeded their
greatest expectations. - His onlyregret
The genuine have the A | All PA
name in the hem, •I ■ I II If L\
was that the fleet could not respond by
loading the population of Southern Cal
ifornia on board the battleships^and
taking them on a cruise. I
"ROSTER" OF THE OFFICERS
ON THE AUTOMOBILE TRIP
The "roster" of the auto trip, as
disclosed by the round robin at the
Maryland dinner, was as follows:
Midshipmen Krabow, Malllson, May
field, Lieutenant Murdock, Lieutenant
Commander S. E. Moses, Ensign W. L.
Friedell, Midshipman Rodale, Midship
men Hanson, Dyer, Williamson, Lieu
tenant L. R. Leahy, Midshipman W.
C. I. Styles, Ensign Townsend, Lieu
tenant Commander W. K. Harrison,
Ensign K. P. McCullough, Lieutenant
W R. Tardy, Lieutenant Gorardi, Lieu
tenant Commander Querrell, Lieuten
ant Wells, Captain William H. Parker,
Lieutenant Nells, Paymaster Eleason,
Paymaster Sanford, Fred A. Hlnes,
Captain R. P. Williams, Captain John
Bloumont, Captain H. C. Davis, Lieu
tenant A. H. Owens, Paymaster J. A.
B. Slth, Mr. Burke, Loring Farnam,
Paymaster Hatton, Lioutenant Com
mander Babbln, Chaplain Fleming,
Lieutenant Bent, Midshipman Wright,
Dr. Steadman, Ensign John Grady,
Surgeon F. W. D. Dean, Lieutenant
Francis Martin, Surgeon W. H. Ben
nie, Lieutenant H. F. Strlne, Midship
man G. S. Bryan, Ensign A. W. Sears,
Lieutenant Wllko, Lieutenant Curtin,
Midshipman Reese, Ensign Mardy,
Midshipmen Lawrence, Maxfleld, Lieu
tenant Hyland, Midshipman Bradey,
Midshipman J. L. Schuyler, Ensign
C. E. Wood, Lieutenant Commander
Bartolette, Captain C. H. Lyman,
Lieutenant C. A. Nuson, Midshipmen
Hyatt, Wallace, Barbow, Klrwin, Pow
ell, Lieutenant Woods, Lieutenant G.
W. Stide,. Lieutenant Bulmer, Lieuten
ant Connelly, Surgeon Lowndes, Lleu
te.unl CVmmander G. N. Hay ward,
Lieutenant W. R. Gherardl, Paymaster
C. S. Baker, Surgeon Crandall, Lieu
tenant Henderson, Lluutenant Hutcn
in&, captain Waxleigh, Surgeon T. W.
Richards, Lieutenant C. W. Cole, En
sign H. G. Bowen, Lieutenant E. C.
Kulrlus, Lieutenant Ra'ph Eade, Lieu
tenant Thomas Cra3en, Dr. Elliott,
L. C. Palmer, Midshipman C. C. Day
ton, Midshipman J. S. Evans, Lieu
tenant Commander Frank Baldwin.
WOMEN OF PABADENA WHO .•
The women of Pasadena who show
ered the officers at the Hotel Maryland
were members of the Shakespeare club,
of which Mrs. C. W. Coman Is pres.
dent. Assisting her were;
Miss Mary Abbott, Mr?. Ira C. Good
ridge,- Mrs. Maynard Thayer, Miss
Lauretta Barnaby, Miss Mattie Laura
Joden, Miss Grace Hortense Tower,
Mrs. Arturo ,Bandlni, Agnes Elliott,
Anna Mechln, Gertrude Machin, Mrs.
B. O. Kendall, Mrs. Charles F. M.
Stone, Mrs. Lou E. • Chapin, Mrs.
Charles H. Prlsk, Mrs. W. H. Ballard,
Mrs. Hibben, Mrs. Revel English, Mrs.
G. M. Barber, Mrs. Lionel Hayward.
MEN OF PASADENA WHO X v
ENTERTAINED THE OFFICERS
The Pasadenans who lunched with
the officers and many of whom were
members of the reception committee,
Colonel C. P. Morehous, W. H.
Barnes, Benjamin Blossom, Mayor
Thomas Earley, C. A. Sharpe, Theo
dore Irwin, Dr. Norman Bridge,
Charles P. Williams, H. N.
Goodrich, C. W. Smith, H. I. Stuart,
B. O. Kendall, Dr. A. H. Palmer, T.
F. Crott, P. G. Gates, E. T. Off, C. D.
Sargent, L. E. Jarvis, F. S. Kuhn, J.
P. Wood, E. H. May, H. W. Cheno
weth,, C. M. Parker, D. W. Herlihy,
M. D. Painter, L. F. Chapin, Dr. J. M.
Radebaugh, M. D. Stambach, Wil
liam H. Vedder, Rev. Robert J. Bur
dette, Theodore Coleman, J. R. Conl
ston, A. J. Bertonneau, E. H. Strat
ford, John McDonald, William Eas
ton, A. L. Hawkins, Dr. G. S. Case,
R. F. Stacey, A. E. Edwards, H. S.
Merritt, O. S. A. Sprague, W. L. Green,
C. H. Senville, Dr. C. C. Bragdon, H.
M. Thompson, F. P. Perkins, D. J.
Gllleland, Charles Lames, Colonel Ed
win F. Holmes, Clayton H. Garvey,
S. W. Allerton, C. W. Durand, C. W.
Gates, H. K. Macomber, N. G. Anton,
F. Thum, W. Thum, J. Foster Rhodes,
Colonel John Lambert, Henry W. Rob
inson, A. R. Dodworth, Lawrence Hurl
but, J. F. Holder, Dr. Schiffman, Colin
Stewart, H. H. Klamroth, J. W. Wood,
Robert McDonald, Dr. W. E. Hlbbard,
Dr. George Abbott, G. M. Barber, E.
H. Groenendyke, H. R. Hertel, Palmer,
J. D. Thompson, W. H. Vedder, H. W.
Bailey, H. M. Dobbins, Freeman Ford,
Tod Ford, Joseph Rudolph, George P.
Harris, J. E. Carpenter, H. G. Chaffee,
Isaac Bailey, C. D. Daggett, L. H.
Sherman, C. D. Sturdevant, K. Warren,
J. Howard Patton, Henry Hemelgary,
C. P. Day, William F. Knight, CM.
Curtis, J. E. Carpenter, W. C. Baker,
A. R. Stevens, R. R. Blacker, Edwin
R. Sorver, D. M. Linnard, F. S. Wal
lace, D. W. Coolidge, O. Miller, H. B.
Miller, A. H. Chamberlain, Major Skll
len, Seward A. Simons, E. P. Gates,
H. C. Hotallng, F. C. Bolt, C. P. Saun
ders, Colonel James E. Montgomery,
T. P. Lukens, General Brenner, Rich
ard Taylor, Harry C. Prlng, F. V.
Rider, Thomas Mehms, Walter Ray
mond, G. M. Glbbs, Dr. John Willis
Baer, M. E. Wood, Judge J. H. Pryor
C. H. Prisk, T. D. Allin, E. R. Braley!
LORD NELSON'S GAVEL
•_, IS PRESENTED TO EVANS
Special to The Herald.
SANTA MONICA, April 23.— the
first time in its history the beautiful,
broad cement walk extending along the
sea front from Hollister avenue, this
city, to Windward avenue, Venice, was
used this afternoon as a driveway,
when the score of automobiles bearing
the chief officers of the fleet and their
civic hosts in triumphal parade from
Los Angeles to Venice passed majesti
cally down Its white expanse on, the
last lap. of their spectacular march to
the sea. ,7 ■. . -;".
-The autos came by way of Alhambra,
Pasadena, - Giendale, Hollywood and
Sawtelle to Ocean avenu., Santa Mon
ica, where they turned south and com
pleted the rest of . their Journey along
the water front, ■. through Linda \ Vista
park to North beach, thence on to Hoi
lister ' avenue, 3 where > the newly | com
pleted cement';, walk was struck,, and
from there . down" Ocean , Front ,to the
Windward avenue 1 pier. •••...."':
At North beach a halt was made and
Mayor T. H. Dudley of Santa Monica,
who, with :H. B. , Eakins, 5 president ■of
the Ocean Park board of trustees, and
David Evans, chairman of the fleet re
ception ,' committee, .' rode "In ' the .* first
auto, presented ' Admiral . Thomas, on
behalf ■ of ' the >, city, of Santa Monica,
with " a I gavel * used .' by ; Admiral ; Lord
Nelson j on ■ board I the ■ famous ' flagship
Victory. 1!' Admiral 1 Thomas, 1 on I behalf
of Admiral t Evans, s received «the j gift
with : a few- graceful words of thanks.
. ■ Along j the , line 'of 1 march" 3000 1 school
children V; were $ lined \'\ up k>\ to -• .;"• pay
patriotic tribute to the . nation's i heroes
as they rolled by. The little ones were
all ■,! bravely ; dressed ■> In % their 5 whitest
frocks and Sunday suits and each car
ried a small flag with which a graceful
salute was > given ias * the big touring
cars . passed «by. .7 During 1 the halt fat
North I Beach ', the ; Santa Monica school
children', sang ' patriotic -songs' in ' honor
of ■ the officers. '-J -v^SSiflStttgSS^^iSSS
*<! At i the i foot "j of Pier •. avenue, , Ocean
Park, the J eager „ crowd J was i so'; thick
LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 24. 1008.
that it looked for some moments as
If the procession would bo halted by a
very excess of patriotic zeal, but the
line of autos got safely through amid
A tumult of cheers from the happy
throng. Gregory's band, from Its bal
cony high up on the facade of the
Horseshoe pier casino, played the Star
Spangled Banner as the naval - men
and their hosts rode by.
When the foremost car got within
hearing distance of the ultimate goal of
the parade the life saving crew on the
Venice breakwater began to Are an ad
miral's salute of thirteen guns, which
was neatly timed bo that it ended just
as the cars rolled Into Saint. Mark's
square, where the Venice band regaled
the party with patriotic airs.
It is estimated that upward of 35,000
people witnessed the parade.
A grand ball was given tor.ight by
the entertainment committee to the
warrant officers of the Maine, Missouri,
Ohio and Minnesota at Horseshoe pier
casino. The hall was beautifully deco
rated, the stage being transformed
into the side elevation of a battleship,
on the deck of which the orchestra,
clad In . sailors' suits, was stationed.
The grand march was led by Mayor
and Mrs. Dudley of Santa Monica.
Hundreds of couples danced.
Thousands of people were carried out
to the battleships today by the
launches running from the Horseshoe
pier and the Venice breakwater.
RECEPTION TO OFFICERS
AT CALIFORNIA CLUB
Brilliant Private Function Attended
by' Over Seven Hundred of
the Fleet Ends Week of
The doors of the California club
swung wide last evening In cordial and
Informal welcome to Rear Admiral
Charles M. Thomas, U. S. N., and the
other officers of the Atlantic fleet who
are the city's honored guests, and the
handsome club house was the scene of
one of the most brilliant functions
that has been tendered this week for
the entertainment of the naval - offi
Among the Invited geusts were in
cluded Rear Admiral Thomas, three or
four hundred line officers. Governor
James N. Glllett, the members of his
administrative staff and their wives,
and the members of the California club
and wives. Other guests Invited were
Lieutenant General and Mrs. S. B. M.
Young, General George H. Burton,
Captain and Mrs. Amos A. Fries and
Mayor and. Mrs. A. C. Harper. .- ■"'",
While the geusts were being received
a choice program was , rendered by
Kammermeyer's orchestra, while for
dancing in the ballroom on the second
floor music was furnished by Arend.
The roof garden was utilized as a cafe,
and here the decorative scheme of
roses and other cut flowers with pot
ted plants which had been used
throughout the reception roms culmi
nated in a bower of greenery where
many swinging Japanese lanterns add
ed touches of bright color and cast a
There was an attendance of between
700 - and 800, and the event will pass
into the history of the club as one of
the most delightful ,of red letter
FLEET OARSMEN WILL
COMPETE FOR TROPHY
One of he largest crowds of the week
is expected to attend the ten-oared
tender cutter races at San Pedro, when
the crews of four warships of the At
lantic fleet will contest for the perpetual
trophy cup offered lrr challenge byßude
cinda F. S. De Dodson, and which cost
$300. This cup is said to be one of the
finest ever presented for like purposes.
Twenty-six men will man each boat,
and the race will be a straightaway up
the channel to Wilmington bay, one and
one-half miles. Other prizes will be
paid, $75 to the first winner, $50 to the
second, $35 to the third, $25 to the
fourth. ' : •"
San Pedro boatmen have challenged
the crew of the Louisiana for a four
cared race of one and one-half miles up
the inner channel, and a purse of $75
has been made up to go to the winner.
The races will start promptly at 2
o'clock, and as much interest attaches
to the event San Pedro has made special
preparations for a larger crowd than
usual. • U. ;:•>•'*_.
The illumination of the ships will be
repeated, tonight at the special order of
W. D. STEPHENS CHOSEN
HEAD OF TEMPLARS
Knight from Los Angeles Elected
Grand Commander at Meeting
In San Francisco
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23.—
grand commandery of . California,
Knights Templar, met in annual con
clave today. The following officers
Grand commander, William D.
Stephens of Los Angeles.
Deputy grand commander, Harvey D.
Love of San Francisco.
Grand generalissimo, Louis F. Breu
ner of Sacramento. <
Grand captain general, Albert A.
Caldwell of Los Angeles.
Grand senior warden, Rudolph W.
Meek of Oakland. .-
Grand junior warden, William A.
Hammel of Los Angeles.
Grand treasurer, Edward Coleman of
San ; Francisco. ■
Grand recorder, William A. Davles
of Alameda. .
NEPHEW SUES TO BREAK
WILL OF WEALTHY WOMAN
By Ass " Press. , '/-;",.
j SANTA . ftOSA, - April 23.— .' con
test of the will of the late Mrs. Teresa
Wensinger, who *, left a ■. large estate,
began -s here today. . . Louis ■_.; O'Farrell,
the contestant, who was cut off with a
Small amount, is a nephew and he con
tends that • Archbishop '*, Riordan * and
Rev. ' Father Mulligan,. the latter i being
Mrs. Wenslnger's spiritual adviser, ex
erted ' undue • influence. '.; '.- -, : ■•" ■•-< **.*•s
I The estate amounts to between $300,
--000 and $400,000 and the contest prom
ises to, be a bitter one. . •
Merchant Dead at Del Monte
By Associated Press, -j..'. .'■ ..':;'»- -
7* DEL' MONTE : April j 23.—Frank ;L.
Ordway, aged 1641 years,: died I suddenly
this morning. He was a leading mer
chant 'of this ■ city. */• tgg ■'■■■'' MM BIIK
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i: The great \ battleship '. fleet of ' sixteen
vessels will 'be [ closer in-'to .• shore ," at
Redondo>, Beach '* during '. the j •departure
maneuvers Saturday 1 morning than at
any other place on the coast. * Go down
Friday t for the big . beach day program,
participate in : the i all ' night i ball I at' the
pavilion and see the parade of.the.ves
sels J early l Saturday w morning. Five
minute service 'on ? the t Los Angeles I &
Redondo' railway both Friday and Sat
urday morning after '6 f o'clock. Hourly
service all > night • Friday night. •' J
1 -in ■ a 1" 1 1 1 n 11-fiiwlll _■■■ Mr-Hi 1 1 ■'«
BY 10,000 PERSONS
MANY TAKE LUNCH IN GUNS
Lesson In Courtesy Given Visitor by
£_isVri Officer of the Vermont.
Officers Praise Spirit
San Pedro experienced one of her
busiest days yesterday, when 10,000
people visited the warships lying in
the inner harbor. The Hermosa made
five trips to the Connecticut, carrying
about 700 passengers each trip. The
Mermaid, Albatross and Hermosa also
made many trips loaded to the gun
wales with passengers. 1
Hundreds of visitors carried their
lunches and sat around on the decks
of the ships in the shade of the big
guns and ate while the bands played.
Four boys were ordered from the
Kansas yesterday afternoon for un
gentlemanly conduct while near women
on the lower deck.
A lesson in courtesy was adminis
tered a man yesterday In one of the
steam launches of the Vermont. Sev
eral people wished to go ashore, and
as there were no shore boats in sight
the officer of the deck ordered a
launch alongside.. A man in the party
rushed down the gangway and boarded
the boat as It drew near. A number
of women followed, but there were not
enough seats for all of them. The of
ficer came down to see If there was
not some way he could make more
room, and saw this man sitting down
while the women were standing up.
"Get up there, sir; you are not in a
street car, and we are taught to be
gentlemen in the navy."
Wife Joins Commander
Lieutenant Commander A. Althouse
of the Vermont entertained his wife
on board the Vermont yesterday. Mrs.
Althouse said: "If arrangements can
be made I Intend to make the trip
around the' world with Mr. Althouse.
At any rate, I will go north with him."
In talking about the reception given
the fleet Mr. Althouse said: "The en
thusiastic, whole-souled welcome ex
tended by the people of San Diego and
Los Angeles and neighboring ports
surpassed all expectations. The men
particularly are enjoying a hospitality
never before displayed by any people
within my knowledge. The amuse
ments provided for them were whole
some and such as to make their visit
here live long on their memory." -T- 1
Lieutenant Commander Philip An
drews, executive officer of U. S. S.
Kansas, said: "I was here four years
ago on the flagship New York as flag
lieutenant to Rear Admiral Glass, now
retired and living in Berkeley, Cal. I
have many friends In Los Angeles and
am proud of the place and its people
and would like nothing better than to
be able to live here. The reception of
and hospitality extended to the officers
and men of the fleet are unprecedent
ed and is probably a correct forecast
of what may be expected all along the
"It has been particularly gratifying
to the officers that so much has been
done for the men —so much of interest
and amusement furnished which will
keep them away from the ordinary and
vicious amusements of a large city."
i First Visit to Coast
W. • Cecil Colbert, chief yeoman
on the Kansas and private secretary
to the executive officer, said:
"This is my first visit to the shore
of the land of flowers and sunshine;
therefore I had no friends here prior
to the arrival of the fleet, but I must
say that during our brief stay I have
made the acquaintance of many nice
people. I had always imagined that I
would like California very much, and
I am pleased to state that my expecta
tions have been fully realized. I like
Los Angeles and her people so well
that it is quite likely that at some fu
ture time I will make it my perma
"Our brief stops along the coast,
while the pleasure we are having fully
compensates, there is nevertheless a
great deal of work to perform by the
executive officer and his aides relative
to liberty lists and functions of every
sort, which the very hospitable people
of Los Angeles and other cities of Cal
ifornia have provided.
"During our stay of seven days off
Los Angeles a liberty party, consisting
of 200 men each day, not a man on
board entitled to same, and when lt
was possible to do so has been kept
on board ship. Considering the large
party sent ashore, the absentees have
been comparatively few, especially so
on the Kansas, the average absentees
from crews of about 875 on each ship
in the first division, anchored at San
Pedro are as follows: Vermont, 75;
Louisiana, 62; Kansas, 26. Of course
it is to be understood that these men
will no doubt return on board their
ships, but at present the hospitality of
Los Angeles proves too much for
them and they have forgotten the navy
for a few days.
"Liberty was granted from 7 a. m.
until 7 a. m. the following day, thus
giving the boys ample time to get
about the city and witness the several
daily entertainments prepared for
them, which kind hospitality, I assure
you, Is heartily appreciated from the
admiral down to the coal passers. I,
for one, do. Three cheers for Los An
geles!" '. 17 i-7 •:
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LE BRETON VEILS CHARGE
AGAINST BANK EXAMINER
By Associated Press. ~
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23.—A. J.
Le Breton, receiver of • the California
Safe Deposit and Trust company, was
still' disinclined today to give names
in relation to his charge made before
the legislative committee on banking
that . some one connected with the
bank commission had been specially
favored by the management of the
bank, presumably In consideration of
favors. - - t-y^jßf^fajfl-^f^p | ||>QyiM
* "Possibly I , have already said too
much," • remarked Receiver Le Breton,
"but I was called before the legislative
committee on a subpoena and of course
had to tell the truth. I mentioned no
names then and: do not propose to do
so; now. Of course the books of the
bank are open for examination by the
committee •if it wishes =to • pursue the
Inquiry." , >;. 7
MANUEL TO APPEAR FIRST
IN PUBLIC AT MEMORIAL
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By Associated Press.
"'■* LISBON, April 23.—A memorial for
the» late " King Carlos and „ the , crown
prince .of ■ Portugal, who i were assassi
nated f. February -1 s last,; will be \ held
April v 25 j at «' Jerenymos J convent: and
will be , attended by King Manuel and
Dowager; Queen Amelle. This will be
the i king's „ first i public appearance ;in
the r streets and ■ the t greatest >. precau
tions have i been i taken'for, his safety. -.
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GROWING IN NAVY
SURGEON SAYS MANY SAILORS
While Practice Is Decreasing Among
Tribes Where It Originated,
Jack Tars Are Ex.
tending It .
Br Associated Press. ■
WASHINGTON, April 23.—Tattoo
ing in the navy, as shown by the rec
ords of • the receiving ship Indepen
dence, is the topic of an interesting
contribution to the current Issue of
the United States Navy Medical Bul
letin, contributed by Surgeon Ammen
Fahrenholt. It says that while tat
tooing originated as an adornment of
uncivilized peoples it Is far less com
mon among them today than formerly,
partly through the influence of mis
sionaries, of public and government
Interference, as is at present the case
in Japan. - ■ •' ' .
On the other hand the total extent
of this habit, Dr. Fahrenholt says, has
probably never been greater than it is
at the present time. Although it may
be there is a slight- decrease in the
percentage of tattooed persons adopt
ing the sea as a means of livelihood,
there is certainly a marked increase
among those who travel and even
among those who live at a distance
from the influences of the sea. There
Is hardly any large city but has one
or more professional tattooer.
Dr. Fahrenholt examined the enlist
ment records of 3672 men, being those
enlisted at Independence during the
past eight years. It shows the tat
tooed were 53.61 per cent on exam
ination for second enlistment and 23.01
for first enlistment. 77■ 7 " .
The opinion is expressed that about
60 per cent of persons who have served
over ten years in the navy are tattooed.
Dr. Fahrenholt says it Is not fair
to assume from the figures presented
that 23 per cent of all male citizens
are tattooed, as a considerable propor
tion of applicants for enlistment are
seafaring men. He was surprised to
find so many, probably 8 per cent of
the recruits who are tattooed and who
denied having been at sea or even hav
ing lived In seaport towns. One of
every three men tattooed select a de
sign, some part of which Is a female
figure, and 'less than one per cent show
Indecent subjects. Coats of arms and
national emblems, Gibson heads, cruci
fixes, Jerusalem crosses, the Goddess
of Liberty, ships, eagles, pigs and ap
prentice knots were among the tat
tooed marks noticed.
SUNDAY SCHOOL WORKERS
,7"'PROTEST, AGAINST LIQUORS
By Associated Press.
SANTA CRUZ, April 23.—The state
Sunday school convention, which has
been in session In , this city for the
past two days, • concluded Its deliber
ations this evening.
. One of the dramatic incidents of the
afternoon session , was a resolution
passed viva voce proclaiming against
the entertainment committees at the
various ports of entry for the great
fleet of the United : States to show
forth the welcome and hospitality of
our state to the men of the fleet by a
lavish outpouring of wine, • beer.. and
other Intoxicating liquors.
• Tonight ' a superintendents' banquet
wan' held. at' Odd Fellows' hall. Ono
hundred and twenty-five covers were
laid. ' .'' •''' ".
W. A. CLARK BUYS 12,000
ACRES OF COAL LANDS
By Associated Press.
TRINADAD, Colo., April 23.—Former
United States Senator William A. Clark
of Montana left here for Jerome, Ariz.,
today, after returning from a trip of
Inspection to the coal properties in this
vicinity on which he has held an option
for two years.
"I have closed a deal with Charles
Francis Adams of Boston for 12,000
acres of coal land twenty miles west of
Trinidad," said Mr. Clark today. "I
don't care to name the consideration,
but it was around the million-dollar
GOVERNOR WAITS WHILE
ENGINEER VISITS FAMILY
Driver of "Hog Train" in Illinois Dis.
cusses Household Affairs with Wife
While Irate Passengers Lose
, Valuable Time
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, April 23.—A dispatch
from Pekln, 111., says:
Governor Deneen had a hard time
getting over the country from Qulncy
to Pekin yesterday, while on a speech
making trip. He had to take a hog
train to get across to Pekin. The train
took its own time about making the
trip. A few miles out of Savannah it
stopped. Passengers craned their
necks to see what the trouble was and
found the engineer sitting on the ties
talking to his wife, who had brought
the children along for a visit.
Household matters were discussed at
great length. The wife was going
shopping and found out that she need
ed more money.
The astonished passengers heard a
debate as to whether lt was better to
paper or whitewash the kitchen this
After the passengers began to com
plain the engineer climbed into his
cab and the train proceeded.
POWERS IN AGREEMENT;
SMALL NATIONS SAFE
North Sea and Baltic Treaties Pro
viding for Integrity of Norway
'£•£•' and Sweden Are
By Associated Press.
BERLIN, April 23.—The North sea
and Baltic treaties were signed at the
foreign office today by Herr yon
Schoen, German secretary of foreign
affairs, and the British and French
ambassadors and the Danish, Dutch
and Swedish ministers to Germany.
Tho treaties maintain in substance the
status quo on the Baltic coast and in
the North sea. .- •;', -
STOCKHOLM, April Simultane
ously with the signing of the North
sea and the Baltic sea agreement an
official of the Swedish government and
the British and French diplomatic
representatives here signed an act
termlnatilng the Stockholm treaty of
1855. This treaty was an alliance be
tween Great Britain, France and Swe
den guaranteeing the Integrity of Nor
way and Sweden against Russia.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 23.— de
cision and a special memorandum re
garding , the mutual recognition by
Russia, ': Germany, Sweden and •, Den
mark of , the principle of the territo
rial ' status' quo of the • Baltic sea < was
signed at the ' Russian ■ foreign' office
this afternoon. ■ ,-■ '7
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WAR HERO DIES CLASHING
SWORD TO HIS BREAST
Colonel Warwick, Once Wealthy and
of Famous Southern Family,
Expires in Poverty In
Br Associated Press. '
NEW YORK, April 23.—With the
sword he carried when a member of
Morgan's raiders during the civil war
clasped to his heart, Colonel William
S._Warwick_was found dead in his
bed on the top floor or a nouse in the
Bronx yesterday. When his old col
ored servant carried his breakfast to
his rooms he found Colonel Warwick
Colonel Warwick camo of a famous
old southern family and was born in
Virginia eighty-flve years ago. Ho
was bred in wealth and luxury, and at
the opening of the war Joined Mor
gan's cavalry and throughout the war
fought under the flag of the Confed
eracy. Twenty years ago he came to
New York and began to practice law.
He had a large income and his chief
employment was the entertaining in
lavish style of southerners who came
to New York.
Two years ago he became involved in
a disastrous financial transaction and
lost his entire fortune. Since then he
had lived in humble lodgings in the
Bronx, attended only by the old col
ored servant he brought from the
south with him In the days of his
Colonel Warwick Is said to have been
related to many well known people
In the south, including Senator Daniel
of Virginia. ;.»;.'.
RICKEY BANK JO BE
MANAGED BY RECEIVER
State Commission Asks District Court
to Appoint Man to Admin.
Ister Affairs of the
By Associated Press.
CARSON. Nev., April 23.—The state
bank commission at a meeting tills
afternoon petitioned the district court
to appoint a receiver for the State
Bank and Trust company, which closed
Its doors October 23. The petition sets
forth that the cause of delay in asking
for a receiver was to give the directors
and others a chance to rehabilitate tho
bank, but that all efforts had failed.
The amount of deficiency is $451,000.
Several of the directors and officials
connected with the inner affairs claim
the bank even under the direction of
a receiver will pay dollar for dollar.
Since the closing of the bank the lia
bilities havo been decreased' •• over
; President Rickey declined to, make
any public statement, as he Is under
Indictment, along, with the other dl-,
rectors, on a charge of embezzlement.
A receiver will probably be appointed
by the end of the week. ■
Students to See Fleet
By Associated Press. ; $'.*
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, April
Prof. Duniway, chairman of. > the
public exercises committee, today an-'
nounced that May 6 will be university
holiday,- in order to give the students
an I opportunity to witness the arrival
of the fleet at San Francisco. • '•*,■ • ,<>;
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