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Our ahowing of the new season's embroidery styles surpasses
all previous efforts in variety and daintiness of design.
$1.50 Gloves 95c
(On Sale Tomorrow)
Women's black and white silk gloves in
sixteen-button length with double-tipped
fingers, on sale tomorrow ONLY at nine
ty-five cents; regularly $150. All sizes.
No telephone orders. None sent C. O.
D. or on approval.
Street Hats $2.50
Formerly Priced Up to $12.50
Cost gets absolutely no consideration in
this end-of-the season clean-up — you
may have any of our Winter street hats
today for $2.50, although many of them
are of the class sold throughout the sea
son at $10 and $12.50. <—°*< «•«»•
Art Goods Attract
Interested in art needlework?
20 inch squares and 20 by 54 inch scarfs of brown
linen, hand-embroidered in white, $1.25 each.
Large face towels of best quality huck— 42 inches
l on g_ s tamped for embroidery—#l.l $ each.
Coffee cups and saucers of Royal Vienna china in
artistic designs, beautifully decorated by hand, reduced
from $1.00 to 65c.
Oval ash trays of red majolica ware reduced to 10c
each. (Third Floor).
TAFT IS TOLD OF PROGRAM
PRESIDENT HOPES TO ATTEND
New York's Republican League Presi.
dent Says Greeting Must Be De
void of Factional Politics.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.—President
ETaft today was given the full details
of the plans formulated for the re
ception of former President Roosevelt
on his arrival in New York In June.
Colonel Stewart, president of the
New York State League of Republican
clubs, and representatives of the Re
publican club of New lork told the
president the committee would extend
a formal invitation for him to be pres
ent at New York as the guest of
In the cablegram received yesterday
Mr. Roosevelt stated that ho would lie
glad to accept a reception provided it
■was made a. simple affair and ten
dered on the day of his arrival.
Colonel Stewart said today that the
idea now Is to have the steamer on
Which Mr. Roosevelt arrives met down
the bay by a fleet of yachts and har
bor boats and that there be a land pa
rade of some. sort.
It is planned to have tho president
present at New York so that Mr.
lioosevelt may call upon him, the day
t., end with a big banquet at whii h
President Taft and Mr. Roosevelt will
lie the principal speakers.
Colonel Slewart said the reception
•was to be kept free from any I
oion of factional politics and there was
nothing of the "return from Elba"
movement connected with it.
President Taft had hoped to go to
Alaska during the coming spring, but
Indications are that he will not be ablo
to take the trip unkss congress ad
journs early In May.
The president said he would not go
to Alaska unless he could he back in
this country June 22, when his son,
Robert A. Taft, graduates from Yale.
Under these circumstances it is prob
able tho president will be able to be
In New York when Mr. Roosevelt ra
turna from his African expedition.
The president was told by Colonel
Stewart that he would be kept In
formed of the details of the reception
as they progress and that his wishes
■will be consulted and will outweigh
any other considerations making up
tho program. _
TAHOMA SAILS ON SEARCH
SEATTLE, Feb. The revenue cut
ter Tahoma sailed for the north today
to search for the missing lifeboat of
the steamer Farallon. The Tahoma will
take a pilot at Seward. and then pro
ceed to Mama bay. The steamship Vic
toria with most of the Faralion cast
aways will reach Seattle Saturday
OLD ARMY SURGEON DEAD
CHICAGO, Feb. 9. —Frederick Went
vori; 8 rank of
surgeon major during the civil war,
today. He was horn at St. Johns,
N. 8., in IS3S. Dr. Mercer was a mem
ber at inn ii V medical societies In this
country and abroad.
WAGE BATTLE ON
STOCKHOLDERS ATTACK DEAL
OF J. P. MORGAN
MAGNATE MAY GIVE TESTIMONY
Elimination of Competition In Ohio
and Indiana Cause of Charge
That Combine Is
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.— P. Morgan
may voluntarily testify in New York in.
a few days concerning the recent pur
chase by his firm of a controlling inter
est in the United States Telephone;
company of Cleveland, Ohio, and the ;
Cuyahoga Telephone company of the
Protesting minority stockholders of
the companies are in New York taking
depositions to be used in the Ohio
courts in suits to check consummation
of the purchase, maintaining that J. P.
Morgan & Co. acted for the American
Telephone and Telegraph company (the
Bell interests) In acquiring six inde
pendent companies in Ohio and Indiana,
arid that as competition has ceased in
that territory the transaction is Ille
Morgan & Co. have held all along
that any purchases they made were
simply as an Investment of the firm.
H. B. McGraw of Cleveland and Sam
uel B. Jeffries of St. Louis, jointly rep
resenting minority stockholders, said
this afternoon that Mr. Morgan had
volunteered as a witness and that he
would be called, probably in a day or
The hearing is being held here be
fore a notary deputized by the Ohio
supreme court, where the original suit
Tho American Telephone and Tele
graph company, which controls the
Central Union company in Ohio and
Indiana, contends that the deal never
went through, and that it does not
know who owns the Independent com
panies and that it has no interest
whatever in them. It further asserts
that competition in that territory is as
strong as ever.
Evidence taken today showed that
the American Telephone and Telegraph
company negotiated with R. Ij. Day &
Co., bankers, to acquire the controlling
interest in the Ohio and Indiana com- '
panics, on the understanding that the
American company would take these
holdings if it found it could do so le
gally. R. 1.. Day & Co. acquired the
holdings and later disposed of them,
but the American company asserts that
it was not the purchaser.
A member of the firm of R. 1,. Day &
Co. will take the stand tomorrow, and
the minority stockholders hope to show
that J. P. Morgan & Co. ,were the pur
chasers, acting for the American Tele
phone and Telegraph company. The
American company admitted today that
it loaned Day & Co. more than $7,000,000
to acquire the majority holdings, but
that when Day & Co. were released
from their contract the loan was paid.
KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK
ST. I.OUIS, Feb. 9.—Conductor Rich
ard Roach of St. Louis was killed and
three persons injured when a Rock
Island train from Kansas City duo
here this morning-, was derailed sixty
miles west of St. Louis.
LOS AXGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUAHY 10, 1010.
FOR HIGH PRICES
MISSOURI SENATOR HANDLES
ASKS WHY REPUBLICAN CHIEFS
WANT TO DO PROBING
Claim Made in Senate That Very Men
Responsible for Food Conditions
Are Crowding Onto
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.—As finally de
termined today, the Investigation of the
increase of prices of food and other
necessaries of life, which the senate Is
about to enter on, will cover a broad
The measure providing for such inves
tigation was passed today with compara
tively little discussion. It authorizes on
Inquiry by a special committee of seven
senators into the general enhancement of
values, covering not only food and cloth
ing, but many other articles used in
The Investigation also will cover the
question of salaries, earnings and the
At the instance of Senator Burton, the
resolution was made to cover all com
modities, while Senator Warren obtained
the Insertion of hides, leather and boots
and shoes; Senator Johnston the Insertion
of beef, sheep and hogs, and Senator
Bacon that of steel.
WASHINGTON, Feb. o.—Apropos of
the consideration of the composite Kl
kins-Lodge-McCumber food prices In
vestigation resolution reported to the
senate by the committee on finance
and contingent expenses, Senator
Stone of Missouri today addressed the
seriate on the general question of food
He undertook to show that the
Payne-Aldrich tariff bill is largely re
sponsible for the enhanced price of
many necessaries of life. Contrasting
the delay on reporting the Elkins res
olution with the dispatch in bring
ing in the Lodge measure, Mr.
Stone declared that there had been
a vast amount of "monkey business
in connection with the consideration
of the subject.
Saying he had been greatly puzzled
to know tho meaning of the method nf
the prodding, he declared it had the
complexion of a "purpose to conceal
rather than to discover."
Pertinent Question Asked
If not, why, he asked, "did Repub
lican members of the finance commit
tee come rushing headlong into this
business and exhibit an overwhelming
anxiety to take charge of the pro
; posed inquiry? If the remarkable
' thlnp* done here have given to the
I business the sinister aspect of a
; scheme on the part of certain sena
tors to organize a committee that
would start in primarily to hold tho
Payne-Aldrich law blameless for the
evils the country complains of, then
the senator from Massachusetts and
his Republican associates on the fin
ance committee have only themselves
"Ts it the purpose of the great sen
ators who have thrown themselves
Into this breach to put the proposed
investigation under the control of sen
ntors who were chiefly instrumental
in framing the new law and most con
cerned in exempting it from all re
sponsibility for the present high prices
that have followed its enactment? A
deep-laid apprehension to that effect
has been expressed by many newspa
pers and by many people in differ
ent parts of the country."
Increased Demand No Answer
He said ho knew of nothing which
Btood in such great need of a coating
of whitewash as the tariff lawn. As
serting that there had been a rapid
enhancement of prices since the pas
sage of the law, he declared that
in ithcr an increase in the demand for
food, nor an increase in the gold sup
ply could explain these advances in
so short ti time.
In all probability, Mr. Stone contin
ued, Mr. I^odge would head the com
mittee of investigation, and Mr. Stone
expressed apprehension that that sen
ator would hesitate to follow out any
line of inquiry which might substan
tiate Secretary Wilson's contention
that American food products are sold
more cheaply abroad than in the Unit
Mr. Stone quoted from letters and
newspapers to show a general increase
in the necessaries of life since the
enactment of the Payne-Aldrieh bill.
Among the letters was one from a St.
Louis merchant, saying that cotton
goods had increased In price from 12 1-2
to S3 per cent; linens, 71-2 to 10 per
cent, and hosiery 10 per cent.
Every man of common sense, he said,
ought "to know that "the enormous
profit accruing to investors in tip se
Industries are the result of artificial
conditions created by law.
"I don't see how it can be contend
ed." he continued, "that these artifi
cial conditions from which tho consum
ers thank heaven, aro beginning to
nic the impatient sufferers, aro
ily for the benefit of the Ameri
can wngs earners employed in those
Industries. I assort with the greatest
confidence, that the tariff rates, as a
rule, are far in excess of any differ
ence in the wage scale in America and
competing countries of Europe, and I
assert with equal confidence that the
chief beneficiaries of this system are
the men who employ this labor, as tho
chief sufferers are the consumers who
are the victims of their monopolies."
NEW UNIT OF EXCHANGE
SUGGESTED AS RELIEF
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.— J. Pease Nor
ton professor of political economy of
Yale who believes that the increased
production of gold and its consequent
cheapening is responsible for high
price* !■ convinced that the only per
manent remedy for the evil is tho
adoption of a new standard of money
to supplant the gold dollar. He makes
this suggestion in a statement Just
Prof. Norton proposes a new unit of
exchange which he calls the "dill."
This, he says, would be an imaginary
unit whose value would be equal to
the purchasing power of certain speci
fic quantities of Btaplo commodities,
as designated in federal law. His
plans Include also a central bank,
which would issue on demand to banks
and licensed storehouses "dill" credit
notes to the extent of 10 per cent of
the value of gold, silver or commodi
ties on hand.
CANNERS WARNED TO DODGE
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Feb. 9.—
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson In a
letter today to the National Canners'
association and allied organizations in
convention here, warned the packers
of canned fruits and vegetables from
entering into the controversy over tho
use of preservatives.
"The packers of canned goods can
not be advantaged by becoming In
volved in a controversy, which has no
natural connection with their busi
ness, 1' he said.
"American canned goods are the best
In the world and need no preservatives.
We know the canners of the country
use no preservatives in their goods
and I desire to have conveyed to the
organizations now in session my hope
that the canners will refuse to bo made
the tools of those, interests which are
fighting the rulings of the national
government under the pure food acts."
A. Urakeley of Bordentown, N. J.,
condemned the attempt to force the
dating of canned goods, explaining that
shortage of product; might force the
carrying of indelibly dated cans from
year to year.
FEDERAL GRAND JURY ENDS
INQUIRY INTO MEAT TRUST
CHICAGO, Feb. o.—After a short
morning session in which only two
witnesses were taken into the jury
room, the federal grand jury is be
lieved to have finished its investigation
into relations between the National
Packing company and the Now York
Butchers' Pressed Beef association.
The government official! would not
discuss the report that the jury had
reached a decision in regard to the le
gality of the connection between the
National Packing company and the
It was reported tonipht that agents
of the government had unearthed Im
portant information at Sioux City,
Omaha, Kansas City and Denver, and
that as a result witnesses from thos >
cities will be summoned to appear be
fore the grand jury.
Members of the jury, it is said, de
sired to know under what arrangement
the stockyards in those cities were
LOOKS LIKE MEAT TRUST
PfTTSBURQ, Feb. 9.—lnformation
of an alleged coalition of Plttsburg
packers was placed In the hands of
United States Attorney John H. Jor
dan today, who says "it looks like a
mighty good case." According to Mr.
Jordan, tho information charges that
members of the combination meet once
a week and fix the prices of pork and
provisions for the next week.
FOUR MILLION ACRES OPENED
Large Area Taken from Reserves Is
Scattered Throughout Many
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.—More than
4,000,000 acres of land will be stripped
from the forest reserves of the United
States soon and restored to the pub
lic domain for homestead settlement
through the government's policy in
carrying- out Gifford Pinchot's idea as
to the classification of forest lands.
This is the initial result of Presi
dent Tuft's approval of-a plan jointly
submitted to him a few days ago by
Secretaries Wilson and Ballinger for
the reelassification of these lands.
The lands involved in the restoration
for settlement are those not suitable
for forest purposes and represent more
than 2 per cent of the total forest area.
It is difficult to estimate what will be
the total elimination when the whole
area has been mapped out.
It cannot be stated at this time what
withdrawals will be made from the
public lands for forest purposes in ac
cordance with the policy of classifica
tion. The. BUbjact is under considera
tion, and the land best adapted to for
est purposes will be added to the na
tional forests, but the matter has not
reached concrete form.
The great area which -would be. elim
inated from the forests is scattered
throughout the reserves, it was an
nounced today. ■
Taken from Reserve
Tracts in the interior of the forests
and much land along the edges will bo
lifted out of the confines of the re
serves, establishing with greater ex
actness the boundaries of the forests.
Some land eliminated is suitable for
dry farming, though the greater part
is' grazing land. These lands, more
suitable for tilling and grazing than
the growing of trees, will now be
placed to profitable use instead of ly
ing idle within the national forests.
in Idaho, which ims a large national
forest area, 470,00(1 acres will be elim
inated, of which 34 per cent is tillable.
Elimination in similar proportion will
be marie in other western states.
The forest lerviee has been at work
since May collecting data to determine
the proper classification of the lands
within the national forest domain, and
tl>. nlan evolved by the interior and
agricultural departments is expected
tc? insure the amicable administration
of the public lands by the general land
office and the forest bureau.
SAYS STEPMOTHER WAS
HIS LURE TO MURDER
Oklahoma Youth Swears That Father's
Wife Urged Him to Commit
BARTLEBVILLE, Okla., Feb. 9.—
"My stepmother was my tempter to
such an extent that I thought I loved
h"r, and so I Wiled my father when
she ordered me to."
Peter Brown, on trial here charged
with murdering his father, made this
remarkable admission on the witness
stand In court today.
Ho told his story without emotion.
Mrs T. H. Brown, tha supopsed si
ren who, the young man says, helped
him in the crime, listened to his story
with calmness and almost indifference.
When youiip Brown told how they
dragged his father's body out and
burned it a. woman in the courtroom
shrieked and fainted. Others became
ill and had to be assisted from tho
NEGRO BISHOP SENTENCED
BALTIMORE, Feb. 9.—Denounced
as a menace to society and an Im
postor, Jones Samuel Sturdevant, ne
gro bishop of the "Holy Church of the
Living God, the Pillar and Ground of
Truth," and leader of the "Holy Ghost
ers," was today sentenced to jail for
three years. Sturdevant was convicted
of having assaulted and beaten Mrs.
Hose Demmerd, a white disciple. Mrs.
Demmerd said she was Influenced by
Sturdevant to leave her husband an']
children in Brooklyn.
OF NAVY VOTED
HOUSE COMMITTEE ACCEPTS
GETS A YEAR TO DEMONSTRATE
SUCCESS OF POLICY
Secretary Permitted to Divert Funds
from One Bureau to Another.
Admiral Cone Replies
WASHINGTON, Feb. The long
drawn out dispute in the house com
mittee on naval affairs over the sub
ject of Indorsing the plan of Secre
tary Meyer for the reorganization of
the navy Is practically settled, It was
stated today, and next week the com
mittee will take action which will be
in effect tentative approval of the sec
retary's ideas. . *; ..
The secretary will be given the op
portunity to demonstrate in the n.^xt
year the worth of his plans. Repre
sentative Dawson of lowa furnished
the suggestion by which the commit
tee and the secretary reached a com
Under Mr. Dawson's plan, which it
Is expected the committee will adopt.
appropriations for 1911 will be made
under the old system, but Secretary
Meyer will be vested with authority
to distribute the expenditures as he
may see fit.
To guard against a diversion of the
funds from their proper channels It
Will he required that the money be
spent solely for the purpose intended
This will permit the serretary tec di
vert funds from one bureau to another
in accordance with his plan, and will
still confine them to the objects in
The committee is expected to re
quire further that when the secretary
submits his estimates to congress for
the year IPI2 he must do so tinder tho
existing plan of apportionment. This
will avoid giving sanction of law to
the Meyer plan and at the same time.
will give the secretai'y the opportunity
of trying out his reorganization idea
for a year.
The Meyer plan provides for the
abolition of the bureau of equipment,
the placing of all construction under
the direction of officers of the line, and
a rearrangement of the duties of some
Hear Admiral Cone, chief of the bu
reau of steam engineering, was before
the committee today in an endeavor
to refute charges made by Admiral
Cappa, chief of the bureau of con
struction, who told the comittee some
days ago that Admiral Cone's figures
on certain estimates and expenditures
Admiral Cone's explanation seemed
to be satisfactory to the committee.
Secretary Meyer will appear before
the commiaattee again, after which
the naval appropriation bill will be
taken up and reported.
WANTS PUBLICITY TO
HERBERT KNOX SMITH URGES
Commissioner of Corporations in Re.
port to Secretary of Commerce
Says Corporate Abuses
Have Been' Ended
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.—That great
interstate industries can be brought
under a permanent federal supervision
through a system of regular reports to
a federal agency, in. a rational, effect
ive way, which will involve no drastio
action, but on the contrary will fore
stall it, is the conclusion drawn in tho
annual report of Herbert Knox Smith,
commissioner of corporations, to the
secretary of commerce and labor.
The report was made public today.
"Publicity will improve the standing 1
of our corporate securities both at
honia and abroad," Mr. Smith declares,
"and will help to give our business ma
chinery that foundation of fairness and
opanness and public confidence which it
must have if it is to be a permanent
factor in our national advance.
"It will bring together tho govern
ment and the corporate manager in
conference and co-operation, which
alone can serve to adjust continuously
tho complex and changing relationship
between our business forces and the
Mr. Smith contends that already, un
per public condemnation made possible
by facts plainly stated, great corporate
abuses have been abandoned. He says
that a gigantic system of railroad rate
discrimination has been wiped away
and numerous forms of commercial op
Corporate managers themselves, says
Mr. Smith, are frankly advocating a
more open accounting.
LAUNCH FIRST VESSEL
OF AUSTRALIAN NAVY
Wife of English Premier Christens the
700-Ton Torpedo Boat Destroyer
as It Leaves the Ways
LONDON, Feb. 9. —The first unit of
tho Australian navy was launched at
Govan, Scotland, this afternoon, Mrs.
Asquith doing the honors. In the
christening, the premier's wife aaid:
"First born of the commonwealth of
Australia's navy, I name you 'Par
ramatta." God bless you; may you
uphold the glorious traditions of the
British navy in the dominions over
The Parramatta la a 700-ton torpedo
MISTAKE IS BASIS OF CONTEST
DENVER, Col., Feb. 9.—Because his
name was misspelled In the burial per
mit, Mrs. J. G. Crothers of Bath Beach,
N. V., through Denver representatives,
Is gathering data with which to con
test the will of her brother, William
Oarfleld Jackson, a Chicago man who
married his nurse in St. Anhtony's hos
pital two days before his death there
January 24 last. After the wedding
Jackson made a will benueathing his
estate of $15,000 to his bride.
THREE DIE IN FIRE
JERSEY BHORE, Pa., Feb. 9.—A fire
in tho First National Bank building to
day cauwd the death of three penoni
anil the injury of two others.
MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER Oliver morosco,
T\/fOKObLO £> D\JK.ta\r*t^__Xnß^JL^n. Leosee and Manager.
IVi.' ' ~ ALL WEEK—MATINEE SATURDAY.
*>»•* FIRST TIME BY ANY STOCK COMPANY IN THE WORLD. 1 \J
A STIRRING DRAMA OK HIGH FINANCE AND LOVH
Prices 1 85c, 35c, 60c. Matinees, 25c. Gallery, 10c. "i
Next "CAMEO KIRBY." First tlma by any stock company.
HAMBURGER'S M I C_T HEATER Ban MM ßan°, S gC.?.
" Broadway, near Ninth. phone* Main 7005; F1133.
ALL MATINEE MATINEE SATURDAY.
RETURN OF LAST SEASON'S MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA HIT.
BABES IN TOYLAND
Prices: 250 to jl. A few front rows $1.50. Popular Matinee Saturday. ;'-
QT7 A '"PCI NEXT WEEK AT THE COZY MAJESTIC
*^"*-''** l "*■ JOHN CORT •** tT T"^ *
ON —. Max Figman
sale ■•"'" Mary Jane' Pa
PRICES 25c to »1. A few front rows V 1.50. Popular matinees.
... y ,n«' laHicu.ur A,- I Vaudeville l-HSSgI
!'"."'■" '^'nrtM^l V gJIIU-C VlllC I AmoHoanTttractlons. |
Artnrn Rernardi Underwood & Slosson
r™ I.alfan Protean. . , "Th.ng, Are S.Mom What They
Willy Pantzer Co. Mafin .. Basque Quartette
Acropantomlmlcs. Hi«llllOO Grand opera singers.
Mr. and Mrs. Voelker Today Belle Davis
"Twilight In the Studio." •* And her Cracker]aok».
Una Clayton & Co. Fox & Foxie Circus
"His Local Color." Dogs, cats, ponies.
HIS Local ORPIIEUM MOTION PICTURES.
Nights—loc, BSc, 50t. 75c. Matinee. Dally—loc, 85«. 50e.
B-cr ACnr\ TT-It? A TTTT? Uelasco-Blackwood Co.. Proprs. and Mgrs.
t,L,ASL-U ixill/AlJiiiX MATINEES TODAY, Saturday and Sunday.
"SECOND 810 WEEK AND TURNING HUNDREDS AWAY—LEWIS S. BTONB
and the Belasco company present George Broadhurst's greatest play,
The Man of the Hour
THE SEASON'S SMASHING SUCCESS. Seat* for the second -week now selling fast.
GDAMn nX3TTT?A WnTTQTT MATINEES Saturday and Sunday.
KANU CJFIiKA rHJUoH. Phones Main 1967: Home A 1967.
HERE'S THE SEASON'S BIGGEST MUSICAL COMEDY OFFERING. .
■n'lyTp'DTQ and his big company present a great •— ■ j
rCKK.iO revlyal of th? lnt natlonally famous llOrOmiOrf.
H ARTMAN musical comedy success. ■ lUI VMVI U
Next FERRIS HARTMAN In "THE AMEER." Scats now on sale. '
TTJT-C" ATTr»TTr»r>TTTM "THEATER L. E. BEHYMER,
HE AUDITORIUM BEAUTIFUL." Manager.
ANNOUNCEMENT REQUEST AND RETURN RECITAL
Tomorrow Klght, Feb. 11, at 8:15 o'clock, the greatest of the world's contraltos,
ORATORIO NUMBERS WITH THE GREAT ORGAN.
ENTIRE CHANGE OF PROGRAM NUMBERS.
Seat sal* at Bartlett's. Prlceg 50c, 73c. $1. $1.50, «2, $2.50 and $3. .
MASON OPERA HOUSE Ije , M . Y na V22£'
WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY, FEB. 11—Matinee Saturday Only.
SEAT SALE TODAY. 9 A. M. V DANIEL V. ARTHUR PRESENTS
MUca, SpTa rkllns The 808 and Betty rs 1i cc^y a s eav rfo 9Je. a ! obartL
' m^j'^. 1" Pr°ClUC "On nnCon,ln C t-IXAM P <.A IRDI 'o'pe'^ CO.
II <mnriT?p'-' rrnuATup FIRST ST., near Spring. Both phonos.
ISCHER 5 THEATER ELMER N. WORKMAN, Propr. * Mgr.
Week Commencing Monday, Feb. 7 —The hilariously funny farce comedy "Duffy's
Daughter Kate," direction of Billy Onslow. Featuring; Nan Halperln, "The Jolly
Kid Soubrette." and the singing and dancing sextet. Added attraction— Jean La
Salx "The Man Who Defies Electricity." Something you have not seen. Positively th»
most wonderful act of Its kind. Matinee every day. Two shows nightly. Prices 100.
20c and 25c.
L/->o AKrr*i?T ire: thttatfh spring ST. MATINEE today,
OS AN(jl^J-.r^a I tI&A 1 UK, NEAR 4TH . « SHOWS nightly.
ssaßFM.gogrßjgt* i ewf-"
B POPULAR PRICES— 10c. iOO AND 30c.
Or vmrriTn TUPATUP" Main st. bet. Fifth and Sixth.
LYMPIC IjHJiAJ.JiK ( Phones—Main Ul| Home FIM3.
ALPHIN AND FARGO present MENDEL AND WILLIAMS and BLOSSOM
SEKLEY "in DOUBLE DUTCH
TEN' 810 SINGING AND DANCING NOVELTIES. Next Week— Chicken.
GpAMn AXrT?MTTT? RTNK Grand ove. bet. 9th and 10th,
RAND AVENUE KIJMK Management Hempel Amusement Co.
FEB. 7. AT 8 P. M., AND FROM 11 A. M. TO 11 P. M. DAILY TO FEB. IS.
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DUE TO POISON
GIVEN BY HYDE
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man system and the symptoms accom
panying poison by that method.
Later Attorney Walsh made this
"The evidence in the investigation by
the state before the coroner's jury as
to the death of Col. Swope was not
such as to impress counsel for Dr.
Hyde with the belief that anything of
a substantial nature has been shown
tending to discredit his statement
heretofore made that he is neither re
sponsible, by accident nor design, for
the death of Col. Swope, or that the
death resulted from any other than
"The statements of the experts em
ployed by Mrs. Swope were so at vari
ance with one another that no reason
able conclusion coull be drawn there
"Counsel for Dr. Hyde therefore re
fused to permit him to be sworn as a
witness, a«*;eptinp: full responsibility
therefor, with the assurance to the
public that a complete Investigation
will result in the exoneration of Dr.
Hyde from all blame In the matter."
At the request of the coroner, Miss
Pearl Kollar again took the stand and
detailed that part of her story of yes
terday in which sho had described the
condition of Col. Swope from the time
he had taken the capsule given her by
Dr. Hyde until he died.
Miss Kellar described the first con
vulsion experienced by Col. Swope.
"Then," she continued, "after he had
turned his head from the window his
eyes were fixed—he went into the quiv
ering- motion I told about yesterday.
•His hands clenched and thore was
a terrible motion over the whole body
and he was making a sound, not with
his mouth open but evidently with his
teeth clenched, with the mouth tight
ly dosed. He made this sound at the
same time b« made this motion I sup-
DOM that convulsion lasted ten min
utes. His arms were raised and his
hands cleiv'hed tight."
"Did anythiny protrude from the
"Yes, sir. His teeth were tightly
closed and I could see that there was a
tenaoloua, ropy substance, whitish
Bubltancc. I continued washing that
out for some little time during the
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PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteea to cure any
cane of ItchlnK, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding
Ptle» In 6 to 11 days or money refunded. 600.
SCORES ARE HURT
IN CRASH Of CARS
ON P. E. LINE
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flagman or the tail lights of the Cata
lina train until it was too late. That
is the way the facts lino up to me."
Tells Story of Crash
The story of the accident as told by
Mrs. Brainerd Gilehrist, who with her
sister-in-law, Miss Nora Gilehrist, was
on the front seat of the Long Beach
car, was told at her home, 1116 Oranga
avenue, last night as follows:
"We were sitting on the outside front
seat of the Long Beach car when tha
cars collided. Just before the accident
I noticed someone signaling with a red,
lantern ahead of us about fifty yards, I
should think. Upon noticing the signal
the inotorman reversed his levers and
put on the brakes in an endeavor to
stop his car, but upon seeing that ha
could not he jumped from the car.
"It all happened to quickly that thoao
on the car did not have time to think.
All the seats in the car were occupied
art the time. The report that the Cata
lina car was dark ut the time of the
accident is a mitsake. I remember
distinctly of seeing the lights in the
car at the time of seeing the red lan
"I was not Injured at all, but my
sister-in-law, Nora, was slightly
bruised about the shoulder by beinff
thrown against the door of the car.
It is a wonder to me that more wera
not injured, and I consider that my sis
ter's and my escape was nothing less
GOEBEL'S WILL BRIEF
CINCINNATI, Feb. 9.—'l leave
everything of which I die possessed to
my beloved brother, Justus Goebel."
In these words, constituting one of tho
shortest testamentary documents ever
recorded in Kenton county, Ky., tho
will of the late Arthur Ooebel was
filed in Covington this afternoon. Jus
tus Goebel, who by today's will be
comes possessor of the combined for
tune, lives in Arizona. No estimate la
made of the value of the estate. Wil
liam Goebel, sworn in as governor of
Kentucky on his deathbed in 1900, loft
his estate to his brother Arthur.
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KILLED BY BLOW
BAKRHSFINLD, Feb. 9.—At 9
O'clock this morning on the Jewett oil
lease, near McKittrick, Frank Manker
w;iM ■truck on the head by a falling
timber and sustained injuries from
the effects of which he died noon after.
Manker leaves a widow and three chil
dren, who rosido on the lease.