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CITIZENS DEMAND
A PACIFIC FLEET
IS NECESSARY FOR PUBLIC
SAFETY
BUSINESS MEN VOICE SENTIMENT
-•<OF PEOPLE
Commercial Interests Such as Make
-: 7' Necessary the Establishment
of a Base on West
ern Coast .
Additional interviews obtained with
responsible citizens of Los Angeles Show
that the best public opinion with re
gard to the question of a permanent
naval establishment on the Pacific has
been voiced correctly in the editorial
columns of The Herald, and that busi
ness Interests believe that for the pub
lic safety and the protection of rapidly
increasing Pacific maritime commerce
a fleet is necessary.
Jingoism has nothing to do with the
case. The only point of view taken by
the business men interviewed is the
business point of view. They Insist that
the business interests of Los Angeles
and of California make a permanent
Pacific fleet a necessity.
Public sentiment voiced by the citi
zens Interviewed Insists that the fleet
should remain on the coast, because
trade necessities and commercial inter
ests require Its presence. If the insur
ance business had grown to such an ex
tent that great Insurance companies is
sued policies on entire cities, it is high
ly Improbable that any company would
Insure Los Angeles, because under cer
tain conditions that are far from being
beyond the range of possibilities the
city and surrounding territory might be
occupied by landing parties after only
such resistance as American bravery
could give.
Bravery Would Not Count
Bravery without a thoroughly forti
fied coast, guarded by a powerful fleet,
would be In the nature of self-sacrifice.
Naval and military experts are well
aware that It would be unavailing
against a foreign fleet. In the opinion
of the citizens interviewed, even if the
United States remains at peace with all
the world, the increase of Oriental trade
will make It necessary to police the
Pacific and the Pacific coast with war
ships. Since the maritime conditions
of the Atlantic and Pacific states are
practically alike, the Pacific states
should have as complete naval protec
tion as the Atlantic.
The following interviews express the
sentiments of responsible and well
known citizens:
Fleet a Necessity .
T. H. Kirk, lecturer and educator
This is a good time for a great fleet to
be permanently established on the Pa-
Pacific coast. American daring mani
fests itself in the great risks we are
taking, and in that taking of risks lies
the great danger. We should, there
fore, be better prepared than ever be
fore.
O. E. Farish, president Los Angeles
Realty federation— should .have a
fleet stationed here, and I am Strongly
in favor of a powerful navy. Members
of the realty federation are one In wish
ing that the controversy at Washington
will end in favor of having a strong
fleet stationed on this coast.
F. I. Harron, secretary Los Angeles-
Nevada Mining Stock exchange—By all
means we should have a large fleet on
the Pacific coast. I voice the senti
ments of the members of the Los Ange
les-Nevada exchange in saying that a
big fleet Is necessary here. It does not
matter whether it Is the fleet Which is
here now or another one, but it should
be large and equal to coping with any
emergency.
L. F. Parsons, manager Los Angeles
Stock exchanges—We are all in favor of
having a strong fleet maintained on this
coast. Such a fleet is absolutely neces
sary here and the government should
waste no time in effecting its estab
lishment.
A. Chappel, stocks and bonds—lf at
any time in our history there should be
■ display of force on the Pacific coast,
now is that time. At no other period
could that display of force be more ef
fective. ,
Powerful Navy Demanded
Fielding J. Stllson, stock broker-
There is no doubt that there should be
a powerful navy maintained on this
coast. Such would not only safeguard
our Interests but would give us more
prestige abroad.
A. S. Barnes, architect—The fleet
should remain on this coast. With the
rapid growth of the navy there was not
a corresponding growth in the repair
and supply department. I am strongly
In favor of the navy increasing facili
ties in that respect. A large and pow
erful fleet should be maintained here,
and in conjunction with it a big repair
department, which Is of vital impor
tance.
Herbert Burdett, secretary Los An
geles Realty federation and secretary
State Realty federation— real es
tate men throughout the state are
most earnestly In favor of having a
powerful fleet maintained on the Pa
cific coast. As we grow in power and
extend that power to the far east
CERTIFICATE
Being a state official and authorized
1., administer oaths and certify docu
ments I hereby certify that correspon
dence laid before me this morning from
Detroit states as follows: "A Dr.
B , an old practitioner in this city,
lias had Brlght's disease for years, is
bed-ridden and is simply waiting his
time. He has taken three bottles of
Fulton's Renal Compound with more
than the' usual results. Wednesday of
last week a brother physician called to
see him. The latter upon finding he
was better asked what he was taking.
Dr. B replied, 'It is in the window.'
The doctor's rejoinder was, 'And so
you are taking that stuff, too, are you?
I had a severe case of diabetes in a
patient who has left Detroit ana whom
I expected to die. Yesterday I had a
letter from him stating that he had
taken Fulton's Compound ami was
well."
A report is made by another promi
nent physician in Detroit, using Ful
ton's Compound on an acute case of
Brlght's disease:case is now on the
second bottle with astonishing results.
Witness my hand ami seal in evi
dence of the genuineness of this corre
spondence affixed at Oakland, Cal.,
this December 28, 1907.
(Seal) T. C. LANDREGAN,
Notary public.
No matter whether you call it kidney
trouble, Nephritis or Brlght's disease,
it is a case of inflamed kidneys and as
the old time kidney medicines are kid
ney excitants it is clear why they are
futile. Fulton's Renal Compound Is
the first" successful Renal emollient
thus reducing kidney inflammation
which Is for the first time now curable
even In Its serious forms.
Literature mailed free.
JOHN J. FULTON CO.,
Oakland, Cal.
Owl Drug Co., Los Angeles, are our
local agents. Ask for bi-monthly Bui
letin of late recoveries.
steps should be taken to protect the
Interests on the Pacific. These Inter
ests increase daily and commerce Is
being extended to new ports along the
Pacific coast and our trade with the
orient is growing rapidly, making lt
absolutely necessary for a strong fleet
in these waters.
"I certainly believe It would be
agreeable to have the big fleet remain
In these waters," said United States
District Attorney Oscar Lawler
yesterday, when asked for his opinion
on The Herald's editorial concerning a
Pacific squadron. "I favor having this
fleet or another of equal size, whose
personnel would be equally agreeable."
In Favor of Fleet
Motley H. Flint, postmaster and
chairman of the fleet subcommittee for
entertainment of enlisted men, said: ,
"I am most strongly In favor of hav
ing a Pacific fleet just the same as an
Atlantic fleet. I was talking with the
commander of a battleship only some
I time ago, and he thought that the fleet
certainly ought to be here. I don't
I see why the United States doesn't
1 wake up to the fact that there is a
Pacific as well as an Atlantic ocean."
General Frank C. Prescott, register
of the Los Angeles branch of the
United States land Office, said:
"The question of this fleet remaining
in these waters or another fleet Just
as strong is for the government to de
cide, of course. As for the question of
having some such fleet on this coast
there can he but one answer from the
people of the west whose trade Is to be
protected.. That there Is a great
necessity for such a power is assured
ly appreciated by American citizens
who wish to pursue their friendly and
peaceable trading on the ocean "with
out any menace from another power."
One of the officers of the visiting
fleet said:
"Get after your congressmen. You
should have sixteen other battleships
all of them to be stationed permanent
ly on this coast. But I appreciate that
It was not the western but rather the
eastern congressmen who prevented
the passing of measures which would
have made it possible to have other
battleships built. However, get after
your congressmen to make their Influ
ence felt at Washington to counteract
that other set of congressmen opposing
such measures— is the only way."
LUMBER DEALERS' TRUST
ROUTED IN NEBRASKA
State Supreme Court Enjoins the
Association from Conspiring
to Eliminate Com
petition
By Associated Press.
LINCOLN, Neb., April 23—The Ne
braska State Lumber Dealers' associa
tion was today perpetually enjoined by
the state supreme court and restrained
from all operations calculated to elim
inate competition in the sales of build
in,; materials.
The association was accused of at
tempting to fix prices in the state. It
vas also alleged that the organization
In conjunction with other states' asso
ciations conspired to punish wholesale
lumber dealers who sold to unauthor
ized persons. The state alleged that
the Nebraska association communicated
with associations in Washington, Ore-
gon and a number of other states.
FRENCH CATHOLICS HOPE FOR
FAVORABLE ACTION BY POPE
By Associated Press.
PARIS, April 23.—The Catholics of
France, especially the clergy, are anx
iously awaiting a decision from the
pope regarding the establishment of
mutual aid societies for priests. These
societies, it Is planned, would not only
take over the property belonging to
certain pension funds for aged priests,
amounting to $4,000,000, but, it was re
ported, In a recent amendment to the
recent church bill, they could accept
funds for masses.
Although no definite decision has
been promulgated from Rome, it is
unofficially reported the pope In con
versation with certain French priests,
has expressed himself as disposed to
accept the new arrangement. Fear,
however, is expressed that the oppos
ing dement at the Vatican may frus
trate this new proposition to provide
a more secure future for the Catholic
priests of France.
DARING THIEF ROBS MAN
OF $500 IN AN ELEVATOR
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2.l— One of
the boldest and most successful thefts
perpetrated in this city since the re
cent wholesale robbery of passengers
coming ashore from the steamship
Mongolia, was that enacted yesterday
afternoon when John E. Pitts of Cin
cinnati was relieved of $500 in cur
rency while: ascending an elevator in
the Monadnock building.-
He had just visited a bank and pre
sented a draft for $500, which he cashed
in ten $50 bills. Placing the green
backs in his pocket he crossed Market
street and entered the Monadnock
building and stepped Into an elevator.
A moment after he had reached his
floor he found he had been robbed.
The elevator was crowded but there
had been no suspicious Incident to
warn him of the danger.
The police are at work on the case.
INTERNES IN HOSPITAL QUIT
BECAUSE OF POOR FARE
Dy Associated Press.
NEW STORK, April Because, they
allege, they have been fed em too mo
notonous a diet of tough roast beef and
butter of more than ordinary strength,
six young internes of the Long Island
College hospital have quit that institu
tion, leaving the hospital with but two
physicians to look after Its numerous
patients.
Last night following the delivery of
an ultimatum the six physicians took
their suit cases in hand and left the
building. During the night the two re
maining physicians were kept exceed
ingly busy in the different wards and
the ambulance was left without a sur
geon, Assistant Superintendent Tal
mage having to climb on the back of
the vehicle answering calls until mid
night,
GROVER CLEVELAND'S NEPHEW
FINED AND SENT TO JAIL
By Associated Press.
TOLEDO, Ohio, April 23.—William
H. Cleveland, nephew of Grover Cleve
land and member of the firm of Hus
ton & Cleveland of Columbus, was to
day sentenced as a. "bridge trust"
agent by Judge Quail of Lima to pay
a fine of $500 and serve five days In
jail.
Robber Fatally Beats Woman
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23.—1n
broad daylight this morning a man en
tered a house on Commercial street,
Leal I.cli Murphy, an Inmate of the
place, almost to death, helped himself
to her pocket book, containing $45, and
left the place unobserved. The woman
Is dying. , /
LOS ANGELES HERALD « FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 24. 1908.
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If your hoy wears a 9 to 12-year size you will be able to buy fkn /^ ■«% '>^ %L fl BA. _<x __T^l^^9H_
fZp*\ ass suit for him at $3.68. It's only because there isn't a coin- |V|L^|| % 1% / i li tf 1 _M»W»l^
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jfi^4 made of all wool, in light and dark mixtures; knee pant suits; I .', ■, ' >7 : BSj^^^ap^HJ
-(rfg^tfSpftk it's typical of Broadway Friday bargains. Sale price $3.68. it% *to** __ o** _T\ _H • J WmMiWmtWmA.
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T%llrrHP'' " f slurdv w °ol materials in neat checks; sizes 3to 8 years. KljF \JF ft \Jr \_F ' Wmmiim ■ »
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f^^^ Boys' sl.7s - Cl 30 Is Causing Great Selling Activity l^^r
1 Jlw Corduroy Bike afal.ffX It an ill wind that blows nobody good—in this Ht9
• P_»s»" " antS„ - - %{s *.9*>Jr S case you pay $6 for suits that we would be obliged V- *'' gwW >■
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t^^__, I hose strong sturdy corduroy knickerbocker bike pants the J manufacturer is standing the brunt of |\M
'JiWL kind that are made with double seat. \ oil *7 C in .the habit of it; that mak^s it profitable to both of us .ft , : «
paying $1.7 a for similar styles. I his is a bargain. Special, They . re smart suits; you wouldn't ask for bet- \\ M
today, second floor, $1.39. te _ styles Long st y lish cuts. They're made of VpS
. 1 — ■ good wool material, light and dark mixtures, wors- AV^llS
Men's 50c to 75c Overalls 'iQ C_>nk teds' tweeds' velours _ a^ d cassimeres- th« fact °\
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A Odds and tnd» —_ ■ .— _-__.......... „,c „,.,. at $ 10 and $12.50. Another illustration of the fm^J^Lm
A Bargain 1-nday cleanup of odds and ends in mens meral s, the kind that .ell » .. b ; ■ and the value of read *££*§
regularly at 50c and 75c; as long as they last, second floor. 3 l'c. j s h y yB l h ■ / wET^
DAY AT CHUTES PARK
BREAKS ALL RECORDS
SAILORS ROYALLY TREATED
BY COMMITTEE
Ten Thousand Spectators Gather In
Grounds to See Great Fireworks
Display —Dancing Fav
orite Pastime
Yesterday was another record break
ing day at Chutes park, according to
estimates made late last night before
actual receipts had been compiled, and
in the matter of attendance the Chutes
yesterday did a better business than
on Monday or Tuesday, when over
25,000 persons were admitted.
Last night, during the pyrotechnlcal
display, fully 10,000 persons swarmed
Hi, main grounds and baseball arena.
Every bleacher and the entire grand
stand in the latter place were crowded
to their fullest capacity, hundreds
stood on the outside, even when in
formed of the danger from falling sky
rockets, etc., and still other large
crowds swarmed about the lake, pa
vilion, electric swing, merry-go-round
and various concessions. The fireworks
display as usual was good, and the
greater portion of the crowd wit
nessed it.
Scores of enlisted men Indulged in
the terpsichorean pleasures afforded by
the presence of hundreds of pretty
girls willing to be danced with, and
the sailor boys found the dance hall
erne of the principal sources of delight.
But the merry-go-round, electric swing
and other attractions were not without
their scores of patrons, and hilarious
good cheer prevailed until 10 o'clock.
Aside from the general admissions,
although the enlisted nun were ad
mitted free, the Chutes Park com
pany yesterday took in over $12,000.
Judging from the admissions and the
averages of the various side amuse
ments, over $27,000 was taken in at
the Chutes yesterday afternoon and
evening; so, on the whole, the visit
of the Atlantic fleet may be said to
have proven profitable to many Los
Angeles business men, though the total
cost of our entertainment to officers
and men perhaps will exceed the total
circulated by the guests.
Takes in Large Sum
In all. if the estimates can be relied
upon of the past five days, as given
out by officials and employes of the
Chutes park management, that com
pany has taken In over $100,000- not a
small sum—and yet the enlisted men
have had nearly everything free and
did not need to spend much money
to have a royal entertainment.
"It will be a long time," one of the
sailors remarked last night, "before we
get another such a welcome as we
have received In Los Angeles, for
there's very few cities Inclined to treat
us so generously. California people
are; altogether different from those on
the Atlantic coast, for out here we are
treated like men, and everybody is
patriotic anil gives us the best going.
The boys appreciate it, too, and in
the end it will be a great advertise
ment for your city, for hundreds of
them will not only write home to their
sweethearts and parents, praising this
city for its hospitality, but they will
write hundreds of cards and letters
telling of what things are to be seen
here, what a grand country it is, and
so on, until many easterners will be
bound to come here. I believe scores of
US sailors who now are visiting here
ill. within the next ten years, become
residents of your city. I know I will —
and that Just as soon as my enlist
ment expires."
Italian Women's Congress Opened .
By Aaaoclatad Press.
ROME, April 28.— first national
congress of Italian women was opened
in this city today. The congress is
l'l'el under the auspice* of Queen
Helena, Minister of Education Rava,
and Slgnor Nathan, the mayor of
Rome. The opening address was de
livered by Countess Spaletti, who said
that the aim of the gathering was the
lifting of the social standing of women.
4) . ■»
See the entire fleet depart from Re
dondo Beach Saturday morning at 7
o'clock. Flve-mlnute car service over
the Log Angeles & Redondo railway
after _ o'clock Saturday morning.
MASKED MEN HOLD UP
GAMBLING HOUSE AT HOT
SPRINGS; GET BIG SUM
By Associated Press.
! * HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 23.— *
! <*► Four masked men with leveled *
i <fr revolvers entered the club house +
j * of the Indiana club on Central <}•
+ avenue early today, forced the oc- +
+ cupants to line up alongside the,*
+ wall and looted the place of a*
| 4* large amount of money. 4*
4* The occupants were then locked ♦
* In a r. m and the robbers es- *
4> caped. *
* No definite statement concern- 4*
4» ing the amount of money taken 4*
4 can be secured, but it is estimated 4>
* at between $5000 and $10,000. +
•I* .j. .j. *!• -I* *1* **.»** *5» •{• «*♦ ,** .J* »$» 4* *$. 4* 4*
FOUR MINERS KILLED
BY EXPLOSION OF GAS
One Hundred Men Escape Death by
Showing Unusual Presence of
Mind—lnvestigation
Ordered
By Assocl-ted Preps.
PITTSBURG, April 23.— Four men
were killed, three seriously Injured and
100 others had narrow escapes from
death early this morning when an ex
plosion occurred in mine No. 1 of the
Ellsworth Collieries company at Ells
worth, Pa., Washington county. The
dead are foreigners. Their bodies were
mangled and badly burned.
It Is supposed the accident resulted
from an accumulation of gas in a new
entry becoming ignited In some manner
at present unknown.
Unusual presence of mind is said to
have been responsible for about 100
miners escaping from the mine. Al
though the concussion threw them to
the ground, all retained their com
posure and after great difficulty reached
the surface.
A thorough investigation will be be
gun Immediately by state mine in
spectors. „.
*>.*■
Fr.nch Official Denies Charge
By Associated Press.
PARIS, April 23.— Fernand Rabier,
vice president of the chamber of depu
ties, whose name has been dragged
into the alleged Rochette scandal as
an official protector of the swindlers,
denies emphatically any complicity In
the case and threatens to Institute a
suit for libel against those responsible
for the accusation.
Pioneer of Coast Dead
Ily Associated Pre*.*.
TACOMA, Wash., April 23.—Wil
liam Dunkel, a pioneer of Tacoma,
died this morning, aged 73. Dunkel,
who had served as a lieutenant In the
Prussian army, emigrated to America
in 1860 and settled in California. He
was mayor of Yreka and superinten
dent of schools in Siskiyou county, re
moving to Seattle in 1883 and to Ta
coma the following year. ' '...-'7'i
4 > »
Railroad's Loss $75,000
By Associated Press.
HELENA, Mont., April 23.—General
Manager Gruber of the Great Northern
reached Helena this afternoon after
having spent a week at the scene of
the flood occasioned by the bursting of
Hauser lake dam, The tracks have
been repaired and traffic, resumed. Mr.
Gruber estimated the loss to the rail
road company at $75,000.
Politician Killed by Car
By Associated Press.
SAN JOSE, April 23.— man who
was run over and killed by a First
street car near the Bridge house late
last night was titled this morning
as Joseph Vlllar, a well-known local
accountant and politician.
Disastrous Blaze.at Cape May
By Associated Press. ;•-*/,.'
CAPE MAY, April 23.—A serious fire
which for a time threatened to wipe
out all of the property at Cape May
point, near here, destroyed about a
dozen buildings this afternoon, causing
a loss that Is estimated at more than
$100,000.
«i» - " : ■,;. ■
Do not fall to visit HOTEL GREEN ]
In Pasadena, California. i ';• :■•: ■ >"■ ■ >.-■:■ '
..... .. ,( .' i .-. t. ... *•- -1., -
P. E. O.'S OPEN THEIR
ANNUAL CONVENTION
FIFTH YEARLY MEETING IS
HELD
Programs of Addresses and Musical
Numbers Rendered During
Sessions at ' Ebell
Club House
The formal opening of the fifth an
nual convention of the P. E. O.s took
place yesterday morning at 9:30 oclock
in the auditorium of the Ebell club
house, and was characterized by a
large and representative attendance.
The convention, which commenced
Wednesday evening with a preliminary
meeting held for the purpose of enroll
ing members and transacting other
routine business, will close this even
ing with an elaborate reception to be
held in the club house parlors.
Reports from the various committees
and a program which Included vocal
and instrumental selections occupied
the morning session. Delegates report
ed from the following chapters: B. Es
condldo; C, University; D, East Los
Angeles; E, Westlake; F, Pasadena;
G, Long Beach; H, Redondo; I, High
land Park; J, Riverside; X, San Diego;
L, Giendale; M, Monrovia; N, Alham
bra; O, Pomona; P, Berkeley; Q, Hol
lywood; R, Santa Monica; S, Orange,
and T, Palo Alto.
At the conclusion of the morning
program delicious luncheon was served
by a committee of which Mrs. Hurd
was chairman. . -7;.
Opens with Music V-
The afternoon session opened with a
piano quartet by members of chapter
D. Mrs. Willits J. Cole, first vice pres
ident of the Ebell club; Mrs. F. E.
Prior, president of the Wednesday
Morning club, and Mrs. S. R. Tolhurst,
president of the Friday Morning club,
gave graceful greetings to the members
of the sister organization. Mrs. Carrie
S. Freeman and Miss lone Garfield ren
dered vocal solos. Piano solos were
given by Miss Lillian Stanton and Miss
Bertha Snider, while Miss Wilhelmina
Wilkes, Miss Mabel Ferris and Mrs.
Margaret Rominger delighted the audi
ence with clever readings. The subject
"P E. O." was admirably handled by
Mrs. Lillian Parmele, past president
Nebrasca G. C, and Mrs. Rose Shelton
delivered the memorial address.
Last night's session was open only to
members of the sorority. The meeting
began with music given by a quartet
of chapter D, and was followed by two
readings by Miss Gertrude Marian
Hards. A vocal octet, composed of
singers from the Giendale Ladles' Mu
sic club, rendered two happily chosen
selections, and there was also a solo
by Miss lone Garfield.
A feature of the evening was the ad
dress by Miss Carrie M. Peterson, su
preme president. Under the general
head of "Chapter Building," subdivis
ions were, made as follows: "Selecting
a Site," Mrs. Helen Eastman, F; "What
Material for Foundation," Mrs. Martha
M Smith, Q; "Erecting the Structure,
Mrs. Jessie Russell, L; "Home Life,
Miss Kate Spence, F: "The Stranger
at the Door," Miss Maud Adams, D,
"Object in Building," Mrs. Josie T.
Smith, S. , . ■ , ...
At the afternoon session today will
take place the election of officers, and
then the convention will formally ad
journ. The reception to be held this
evening will be a brilliant event and a
pleasant aftermath to the more serious
affairs which the members have con
sidered and passed upon during their
three days' convention.
_ 4, . 4,
Flood Delays Traffic 7,7"
By Associated Press. .■:,.;'■
FORT WORTH. Tex., April 23.—A
heavy rain storm last night swept
away one-third of a mile of Rock Island
track in the vicinity of Newark and
brought traffic to a standstill. Traffic
between this city and Dallas over the
Rock Island Is still cut off because of
the numerous washouts resulting from
the rain storms of the last few days.
■ ■ .« . ■
Power Lines Destroyed
By Associated Frees. '■„'•■'
BELLINGHAM. Wa»h„ April 23.—
the burning of the plant of the Inde
pendent Asphalt company here early
this morning all the wires to and from
the main sub-stations of the Nooksack
Falls Power , company ■.. were destroyed
and today the city Is without power
GROVER CLEVELAND AGAIN
ILL AT LAKEWOOD HOTEL
By Associated Press. •"', • ■■}', \
LAKEWOOD, N. J.. April 23.—1t
was learned today that Grover Cleve
land, who Is suffering from an attack
of stomach trouble, was not quite so
well as he was yesterday. Mr. Cleve
land Is at the Lakewood hotel, where
Ills apartments have been kept open
after the close of the remainder of the
hotel. He has had similar attacks In
the past and it has always been his
custom to leave his home at Princeton
for Lakewood, where his recovery has
been aided by the mildness of the
climate. ■ • 7'
Mrs. Cleveland, who went to Prince
ton yesterday, has returned to Lake- I
wood. She says her husband Is re- j
covering. • c ■
* - -
BANK PRESIDENT GUILTY .
OF EMBEZZLING $288,009
Former Head of Trust Company In
Portland Is Convicted on Charge
of Larceny of School:
Funds
By Associated Press.
SAL.EM. Ore.. April 23.— J. Thorn
burn Ross, former president of the de
funct Title Guarantee and Trust com
pany of Portland, was this afternoon
convicted of larceny of $288,000 of the
state school funds of Oregon, which j
had been placed In his custody as pres
ident of the bank by State Treasurer
George A. Steel. The Jury was out
only twenty-five minutes. '
Sentence will be Imposed Monday.
He may be Imprisoned In the peniten
tiary for from one to fifteen years and
also fined. , -'■"'■'
The case is of added Interest be
cause Ross has been • a . prominent
member of the First Presbyterian
church of Portland. Before coming to
Portland from Ohio about twenty years
ago he was a Presbyterian clergyman.
Falling eyesight compelled Ross to
abandon the ministry.
. . ■> « .
JOSEPH LEITER TO WED
7/- NOTED SOUTHERN BEAUTY
By Associated Press. 7; '•
WASHINGTON, April 23.— en
gagement of Joseph Letter of Wash
ington and Chicago and Miss Juliette
Williams of this city, daughter of Col.
and Mrs. J. R. Williams, is announced
today. -77.
The date of the wedding has not yet
been decided upon, but it is expected
to take place in Washington within a
few weeks. Mr. Leiter is the son of
the late L. Z. Letter. Born in Chicago
in 1868 he was graduated from Har
vard in 1891. In the autumn of 1897
on the Chicago board of trade he was
the hero of perhaps the largest and
most daring deal in wheat this coun
try has even known. • '
In every fashionable assemblage
during the past winter there has been
no more striking figure than Miss Wil
liams, who is scarcely more, than 20.
Miss Williams was educated at
Georgetown convent In this city, aft
erward spending four years in Europe.
She made her debut last winter at one
of the largest teas of the season.
GOV. HUGHES CALLS SPECIAL
SESSION; AFTER RACE TRACK
By Associated Press. '■•r-;
ALBANY, N. V., April 23.—Gover
nor Hughes today ■ caused to be filed
with the secretary of state a procla
mation convening the legislature In
extraordinary session on Monday,
May 11. ■
* The proclamation does not specify
any subject which the governor will
recommend or consider at the extra
session, but it Is supposed the anti
race track bill will be brought up.
Guests Near Death In Fire
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23.—A fire
on Golden Gate avenue shortly after 2
o'clock this morning endangered the
lives of 150 sleeping guests In the Ho
tel Dale, who were aroused just In time
to escape from the flames. • ■
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|\H I U__s 11 that tips Oltwur glove.
atllc. The genuineibave I] Lll fCO
he name In the hem. Hf laW ■ *- W
Cheer Up!
• There is always
xf
an opening for the
willing worker.
Help Wanted
every day in
growing Los An
geles.
Get in touch
with the employ
ers. The best way
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Situations wanted
Male and female
3 TIMES 25 Cts
':■. LEGAL NOTICES
Notice of Sale of stock for Delinquent As
sessment.
THE MATHIE BREWING COMPANY, Lo
cation of principal place of business 1834
-1858 East Main street. In the city of Los
Angeles, county of Los Angeles, state of
California. v—'
• Notice la hereby given that there are de
linquent upon the following described stock.
on acoount of assessment-levied on the 17th
day of March, 1908, the several amounts set
opposite the names of the respective share-
holders, as follows: ■
No. of No. of
Names. Certlt'ct. Shares. Amt.
Keller. Will E .... '61. 25 - (110
Rodriguez, Luisa 171 20 - 200
Rodriguez, Luisa .... 172 . -*7 lei
Schmidt, Herman C. 62 ' 10 100
Schmidt, • Herman C.. 66, 10 , .. : 100
Wallace, R. W ...:41. 10 100
And In accordance with law and an or
der of the board of directors, made on the
17th day of March, 1908, so many shares
of each parcel of such stock as may In
necessary will be sold, at public auction, at
the office of the secretary of said corpo
ration, at the Mathie , Brewing company.
1834-1 East Main st., in the city of Los
Angeles, Los Angeles , county, state of Cal
ifornia, on the 11th day of May. 1908, at
the hour of 10 o'clock* a. m.of such day.
to pay delinquent-assessments thereon, to
gether with costa - of advertising and ex
penses of the sale.,'--,%*. . ," • •"'
it . ■ .-■.>'.•■ iV. WILSON,
Secretary of the Mathie Brewing company,
office, at principal place of business of Hi"
corporation, Nos. 1834-1868 East Main st.,
Los Angeles, Cal. *'i " '•"'-.; : _'.
4-24-26-27-28-29-30—5-1-2-4-5 -.7
In the Superior Court
Of the State of California, In and for the
County of . Los Angeles
Ida Foulks, plaintiff, vs. Jefferson Foulks,
defendant.
Action brought In i the superior court Ot
the state of California, in and for the county
of Los Angeles, and the complaint filed in
said county of Los Angeles, In the office of
the clerk of said superior court.
The people of the state of California send
greetings to: „
Jefferson Foulka,, defendant.
You are hereby directed to appear and
answer the complaint In an action entitled
as above, brought against you in the super
ior court of the County* of Los Angeles, state
of California, within ten days after the ser
vice on you of this summons—lf served
within this county; or within thirty days If
served elsewhere.
And you are hereby notified that unless
you appear and answer as above required
the said plaintiff will take Judgment for any
money or damages demanded In. the com
plaint, as arising upon contract, or the
plaintiff will apply to the court I for any
other relief demanded In the complaint
Given under my hand and the seal of the
superior court of the county of Los Angeles,
state of California, this 25th day of Febru
ary, A. D. 1908. . --„'
(Seal of Superior Court)
'C. a. . KEYES, Clerk-
By C. O. WINTERS, Deputy Clerk.'
'-.-• . P. F. BENSON,
Attorney for Plaintiff, 205 Severance Build
ing, Los Angeles, California.
3-6-13-20-27-4-3-10-17-24- 4-1 9t ' ""•■ 7
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