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Fair, frost; moderate, north wind
PRICE: 50 CEJNTS K^SSST
M MIS I It 01.
SURE; HE HAS 75
VOTES - LISSNER
Progressive Wing of Republican
Party Claims Decided Vic
tory in Senatorial Race
ONLY 61 NEEDED TO WIN
Los Angeles County a Unit for
Spalding's Opponent, His
Friends Say, in Statement
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 80.—Leaders
of the insurgent wing of the state it"
publican party claimed a decided vic
tory late tonight- tor Judge John D.
A\ orlis in his senatorial Eight against
A. (1. Bpaldlng. Aftor a. metotlng ol
the i.os AJigeles and Southern Cali
fornia delegation to the legislative
conference, Meyer i,issuer announced
that a carciul canvass of the votes in
both houses show that Works will re
cWfve s,. V ent> -live votes, Sixty-ouc
Votes will be necessary to elect.
l.os Angeloa county is a unit for
AVorks," said Mr. L,issner. "Ho one
else is being considered. From a sur
vey of the tieid we have concluded
Works will gel seventy-live votes."
No more extended Statement was
made by Mr. I.issuer regarding the re
sults ot the meeting and no reply to
the claim of the Works supporters was
forthcoming from the tew ttpaldlng ad
herents who attended the two days
The claims of the Works supjiorters
are i..i. , ,i on the fact that at the pri
mary election Works received ti4,757
votes and Bpaldlng SB,IBS.
ANOTUKII I'OINT FOB WOlUti
They also contend that a just appor
tionment of rejirisentaticin, according
to tin' luni'ssjifl population of the
state, would tinreas.- the re | ncsctira
tion of Lob Angeles county in the house
from nine to fourteen and decrease
the 808 Kratieiscn representation from
clKhtuen to fourteen, giving Works; not
only a plurality of Votes, but Ot ili.s
Hpsldlng'a followers will make tlmir
lißbl on the grounds that the primary
law stipulates th:it a legislator may
be advised either by the vote of his
district or by the VOta of the greatest
number of districts sending represent
tativea of his party ti> the legislature.
Their sole, contention will be Spalil
ins:'s right to the. advisory vote on the
hasi.s of his receivinp; the vote of the
plurality of districts. In support of
their contention they offer Bfturea al
low ins; Works the Mese.rve voles, show
ing that twenty flepObllcan senators
and fofrty-two Republican assembly
men Hie instructed for Spaldiiiß. mak
ing the total sixty-two, sufficient to
<■' ict. Tiny also point out that of
1 fty-elght counties, gpaldlng carried
twenty-nine, Works twenty-two and E3.
A. Mcserve six, Works and Meaerve.
being tied] in one county.
CORPORATION WILL START
United Properties Company to
Operate in San Francisco
WII^IINUTON, Del., Dec. SO.—The
United Properties eompiyiy of Califor
nia was incorporated here today with
a capital stock of . $200,000,000. , It is au
thorised to equip, construct and oper
ate railroads, steamship lines, electric
light, power and traction lines; to em
ploy water for domestic purposes and
irrigation and to build and operate
wharves, docks and warehouses. The
operating offices will be in San Frail'
cisco and Oakland, Cal.
The directors are Harry \V. Davis
of this city, K. M. Smith. W. S. Te.vis,
It. <: Hamford, 'ia.vin MeNab, ('. B.
Zabriskic. W.. 11. Alherger and Dennis
Bearles. The new corporation is said
to represent a merger of all the public
utilities companies of Berkeley and
Oakland, t'al.. Including the ferry linen
thai connect these places with San
Francisco. It is the largest concern
ever organized under the Delaware In
JUDGE WILL DECIDE VALUE
OF HONEYMOON HAPPINESS
Loss of Trunk Mars Wedding
Trip—Appeal to Court
CLEVELAND, Dec. W.— The cash
value of honnyitionn bliss will be do
cidsd in the local courts as the result
of a suit for $r,n7 damages from the
proprietor of a hotel, filed today by
Mrs. I,aura Riehl of Washington, D. C,
in the list of damage submitted by
Mrs. Riehl Is one read ins:
"For time lost from honeymoon, sov
ral days, $F,0."
A lost trunk caused the suit. Mr.
and Mrs. Riehl were In Cleveland Aug
ust 20 on their honeymoon trip. When
tliey left a porter switched checks and
Instead of ll eir trunk they received a
Bftse of samples. They hastily post
poned their trip and came to Cleve
land in search of the trunk, but worn
unable ti find H.
NO MORE BABIES IN U. S.
AFTER 2015, SAVANT SAYS
Prof. Wilcox Says We Will Have
to Import from France
.'-"ST. LOUIS. Dec. 30.—There, will be
no children in'the United States under
5 years of ago in the year 2020. Babies,
accordingly, will have disappeared from
■ this country as early* as 2015.
. This In the mathematical conclusion
• of' Prof. Walter ,F. Wllcox of Cornell
.university,"announced to the American
Statistical," association this afternoon.
The only hope of securing; babies in the
United States after 2020, according to
: prof."Wllcox's calculation, la In possi-
Importation from Franco. ,-
ire says Franco will continue to have
babtaa eighty years after the United
States lias-quit. . •.-...■:, .^.. ; •■■■■ ; '
LOS ANGELES HERALD
FLAMING GASOLINE RIVER
RUNS IN GOTHAM STREET
NEW YORK. Dee. 80.—West On*
Hundred and Seventy-ninth street
was a river of flame, for half a mile
in t night.. A trucK which carries
gasoline for the public park lamps
spilled several ' barrets Into the
street. They burst and the. ga Roll no
(lowed down hill for ten blocks.
Small boys set the stream afire,
and In five minutes the flames had
spread-to the. bottom of the hill.
The tire blazed fiercely*for fifteen
minutes. Nobody was hurt and no
damage was d*»ne, but the spectacle
drew a la rge crowd.
HoJtHoy men m.r,7."i fort ami also smashes
-American endurance record. PAGE 1
First subscription bull of the. season proves
a billllmit event. PAGE 6
Crowd* going to Tournament of Roses on
eUctrla trains will be nhown in moving
pictures nil over Hi" world. PAQH 6
Mistakes In phraseology of new hcarter
form council and mayor to puss on It !
»£ain. PA.GB 6j
Two of three newly elected Judges take.
..Mil. of "nil PAOHS 6
Chief inline, .•iK'-l Indian from San Diego,
marvels lit exploits of aviators over Do
minguez field. PAOH 7
Bight thousand people visit superb exhibi
, tion of motor cam at KloKla park. PAGB 8
Pasadena man gives son *.~™> e*tra In his
will fop attending him during sickness.
-.r- pa or. s
Committee mimed at mass meeting dc
niainis municipal woater tor Ban Pedro.
Automobile collide* with wagon and two
children Hie injured. PAOK 12
County game, warden plans to stop prac
tice of killing pigeons that frequent tur
rets of courthouse. PACIK 12
Five hundred children made happy by
Bishop Conaty and priests at Christmas
celebration in Plaza church. PAGE 12
Griffith J. Griffith prises letter from Tot- '
stoy. PAOK 12
Inlanders auto drops Into dltrh and non--
Hlop run ends, but record is broken.
Watch night services are arranged at
many churches. PAGK 3
Ixvs Angeles amateur manblrds try out in
ventions at aviation meet. PAGE 12
Royal welcomu for New Tear Is planned
at Venice. PAOH (', <
Samuel "Winer dies from wound! inflicted
by business rival in Grand avenue tailor .
shop. PAGE 12 i
Kdltorlal anrl letter box. I'AiiK tj
Clubs. PACK 5
Oil Rnd mining. PAOH 10
Markets and financial. PAGTC '»
Citrus fruit report. . PAGE 9
Bulldjai p«rmlt«. '. PAaB «i
Weather report. ■ I'AGK 10
Classified flilverllslng. .■/.;» PAOIQB 10-13
Matxlsge licenses, births, deaths. PAGK 10
Directors of Pasadena Tournament of
Hoses dedaro war on Los Angelee
aviation meet. PAGE 10
Five, steam schooners arrive at San
Pedro with largo cargoes of lum
ber. ■'..-• .' PAGE 10
Hoys tlini human nli■ jll in excavation of
•■i• 1 i.inlUin.- at San .Bernardino.
Chief or flro department at I.onjr Beach
arrested for starting bonfire, in yard.
Kumlial Knight* of tim ICarnlral an
nounce pluns for J'asail<-na parade.
Insurgent leaders finish legislative con
fcrouco and outline reform program.
....'. PAGE 1
Progressives rlvb out statement declar
iriir worKii" election to senate is siikf.
PAG 15 i
Great damage, done, by fragments of
glacier,'and flood in Alaska. PA9H -
Indicted New York banker attempts sul
aide just before time fur his arraign
ment In court. PAQB I
Mis. frank Gould, formerly Edith Kelly,
will resume staso career in new tiie
rter In Palis. • I'AOB 1
United States may start investigation of
alleged sugar frauds at San Francisco.
Dallas Tyler, actress, sues express com"
Daily In Denver for loss of buIIDUP.
i. / « PAG 13 I
Clarence K. J.e.xow. whoso name was
attached to an Investigation of Insur
him" in New York. is dead at New
York City. rsuio l
MINING AND OIL
paw«.nn begins drilling first well In
Sunset field. PAGIS 10
American money pours into Mexican
' mining industry. I.Mi.i 10
[■ononiil! tonnage falls oft but quality
of ore Improves. PAUH 10
WHAT'S GOING ON TODAY IN
AMUBBMKNTB • j
Auditorium— "The Mini of the Hour," 2:15
and 8:15 p. m.
Belawo—"The Way Out," 2:15 and 1:15 p. m.
Burbank—"The Battle." 2:13 and 8:13 p. m.
Grand—"Th« Toymaker," 2:1") and S:ls p. in.
levy's Cafe Chantant—Continuous vaudeville.
2:m p. in. to i;: 30 a. m.
laih Angclos-Vaiiclovlllo, 2:30, 7:13 and 9
I.una park—Outdoor amusements, band con
ceit ond vaudeville, 10 a. m. to midnight.
Majestic— Mars'. Mannorlng In "A Man's
World," 2:13 and 8:13 p. m.
Ma*on— UUtan ' Russell In "In Search of a
Sinner," S:IG and 8:15 p. m.
Olympic—"Mr. Santa Claus Jr.," 3, 7:43 and
0:16 p. in. -•'■ N • •
Orpheuin—Vaudeville, 2:15 and 8:15 p. in. r
Pantages—Vaudeville, 2:80, 7:45 and 9 P. m.
Prlnceß»-j-"On tho Quiet." 3, 7:15 and 9:13
Los Aiißolofl day, aviation mfot— Arch Itox-
Bey will try fur Michel In prize. Many other
Interemlnß icontests. Program begins m l
o'clock Hharp. '
Oamut club high Jinks, club house. 9:30 p. in.
Regular weekly luncheon, city club, Watt;
mlnstrr hotel, 12:13 p, in. Lewis K. Winks
anil members of tta'« .charter revision coininU
-Blon will discuss the propoavd charter amend
-111. ■i. t — .
Third annual ■i.m... 1 Montgomery > oounelt,
T. M. 1., t'onaty I'lii. North Broadwaj- and
Daly strcctn, Tonight. . .~t . '. , .'.■., '
SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 31. V.)\i).
Bills Drafted for-General Assem
bly Run Gamut of Progres
sive Faction's Doctrine
SOUTHERN MEN DOMINATE
State Recall. Civil Service- Lia-j
bility Act and Reformatory
Plan Adopted by Leaders
[ Apw.K'latO'l PrCM]
s.w FRANCISCO, Dec. 80.—After
a two days' session in which proposed
reform legislation of widely varied
character was considered, Btate Insur
gent leaders adjourned their prelimi
nary ii-Kisiiiti .'■ conference this after
noon. The bills offered tentatively by
the chairmen of the various committees
appointed by suite Chairman Meyer
i.issinr. in their entirety give a fair
ly accurate prospectus of the lopisUi
tlvo concerns for the m-xi two months.
While tin; preliminary drafting of
bills was done ostensibly to facilitate
the work of the legislators, it is no-
I ticeabo that all follow closely the
recognized insurgent program, moat of
the proposed legislation already having
the sanction of tin- leaders of the in
surgent wing of the party,
a summary of the projects to which
the reform element will apply- itself
i shows the following: Conservation,
I state public service commission, rail
road legislation, election la .vs. civil ser
vice and merit system, direct legisla
tion, revision of criminal procedure, a
new reformatory for first offenders,
employers liability act, woman suf
frage and reapportlonment of election
SOUTH IjANI> PHOCsSBDIIfGS
The southern end of tin: state was de
cidedly prpminarit in the proceedings,
! the reports being made by Senator
Louis H. Roseberry of Santa Barbara,
Judge Curtis I). Wilbur, judge of the
Juvenile court of I.qs Angeles; Rubs
j A very, chairman of the F,os .iiligeles
j county central committee; \V. J. Hun
j snker. Senator Leo ,<'. (fates of Los
i Angelas; Comptroller A. U. Nyc and
| Senator N. W. Nye of Los Angeles.
The state recall proposal was sub
mitted in the form of a proposed bill
reviewed by Senator Gates, chairman
of th" committee assigned to the. re
call and referendum. it Is proposed to
I apply the recall to any state officer
1 on the vote of nut less than 50,000
electors after the filing with the sec
retary of state of a statement defining
the grounds for action. • Proposed con
stitutional amendments may be sub
mitted to be voters by referendum by
a vote of S per cent of the electors.
Five per cent Is required for statutory
Senator Thompson reported a tenta
tive reapportionment plan, providing
for 30,000 voters for assembly districts
and 80,000 for the senatorial.
ItOSKRKKKV OUTMNKS 811.1,
Senator Uoseberry gave a resume of
a bill by his committee on "civil serv
ice and the merit system," and another
on "the employers' liability." The first
bill provides for the formation of a.
civil service commission of three mem
bers, to bo appointed by the governor
for a term of four yeSirs at a. salary of
$3000. The liability act provides that
the injured employe receive medical
treatment for ninety days and that lie
receive a pension equal to th« entire
amount of his earnings in cases of to
tal disability and of 65 per cent in capes
of partial disability. The pension is to
continue for not more than three years
for a single"injury and not more than
fifteen for aggregate injuries.
11l his reformatory plan Judge Wil
bur included a proposal to pay pris
oners a regular wage, allowing them
the privileges of the parole system for
good behavior. The .new $1,000,000 re
formatory would be controlled by a
board consisting of the governor, the
lieutenant governor and one member
from the slate prison board.
Rubs A very reported recommenda
tions for the short ballot, the election
of supervisors at large and the estab
lishment of the state recall without re
course to a constitutional amendment.
FOLLOWERS OF MRS. EDDY
IGNORE STETSON PROPHECY
Alfred Farlow Refuses to Con
sider Statement of 'Return'
[ BOSTON, Dec. 30.—Tho statement of
Mrs. Augusta K. Stetson of New York
that in her belief Mrs. Mary Baker <;.
Eddy, the founder of tin» Christian
j Science domonlnation, would manifest
I herself after death, occasioned little
I comment among the leaden of the de
rnomination here today. Alfred Car
low of the Christian Science publish
ing committee, said:
"I do not Bee any reason' why 1
should give attention to these state
ments concerning the 'resurrection' of
Mrs." Eddy, coming From persons who
ate not recognised or representative
KANSAS CITY PLANT, f}UN
AS OPEN SHOP. DYNAMITED
KANSAS CITY. Mo,, Dec. 30.—D.V
namitciH tonight wreckeU the rear end
of Walter Vaaitono'a furnace and
sheet metal works at 8810 Bast Elev
enth street. Vanstone runs un open
shop and employs fixe men. lie says
he has had no trouble With the labor
The explosive was plac ii on <i stair
way outside the building; . leading to
the basement. The damage will not
exceed $100. Then: was no one In the
iiuiidiiit,' when the explosion occurred,
EARLES MARRIAGE ANNULLED
NEW YOKK, I"- 36.—Mrs. Julia
Kuttner tSarle obtained in tin' appel
late dlvlalop of the supreme court an
annulment of her marriage to Ferdi
nand Plnney lOarle at Vanice, Italy, on
March 17, l'.ws.
Chief Iodine at Wheel of Biplane and at the Right
Glenn Curtiss, Whom He Invited to Visit San Diego
. '■ -^Biarig^anKt ia wW*ka>>.-sgar --usi, -*
ROBIN TAKES DRUG
ON WAY TO COURT
Indicted New York Banker Seeks
Death with Poison That
Killed Belle Elmore
NEW YORK, Dec-. With head
erect, shoulders squared and eyes lev- I
clod at the battery of cameras trained
on him, Joseph G. Robin, the Indicted
banker, stepped from his Bister's homo
this morning to fa.cc arraignment,
calm iii the knowledge that he had
swallowed a dose of hyosdno, the
deadly alkaloid with which Dr. Crip
pen killed his wife. Belle Klmore. II«
collapsed before he eoiiy be taken into
court, with the exclamation:
"I am a. dead man; I've taken poison
The case was postponed in the great
est excitement, a stomach pump was
hurriedly brought into play and the
sick man was carried first to Hie prison
hospital and later to Bellevue, where
he lies tonight In the prison ward. No
charge of attempted suicide is entered
against him, and it a thought he will
against him. and it is thought he will
hyeuclne is slow and much will depend
on his vitality. "•■-.••■
In the court of general sessions
Judge ('rain was transacting business
as usual, when Robin's attorney, for
mer District Attorney Jerome, stepped
rapidly down tho aisle.
•Your honor," ho began hurriedly,
"I am here in the Robin case. It ap
pears that the defendant has taken a
drug. He cannot be stimulated. An
ambulance has been summoned end
surgeons are now pumping his stom
ach. The delay is unavoidable."
The ease was postponed until the
receipt of further advices as to Robin's
condition. There were no further de
velopments today in connection with
either the Northern bank of New
York or the Washington Savings hank.
both of which are In the hands of the
state banking department,* but the
state department 'oT insurance took
over the 'fairs of the Title and Guar
antee company of Rochester, N. Y. A
large force or accountants is at work
on the ledgers of the many interwoven
companies which Robin promoted.
VESSEL CLEARS SAN PEDRO
WITH REBEL ARMS, REPORT
Lakme Is Said to Have _vaded
Local Customs Officer
(Special to 'tii.- !!■ mill)
SAX FRANCISCO, Doc. 80 Thai
tli. steamer Lakmc, hound from Boat
lie for Mexican ports, In believed to
have gotten out of Ban Pedro harbor
with ammunition for the Mexican rov
nlutlonip*K, desplto a hasty search
made i>y Uollector Cornelius W. Pon
illntcin, is tho Btatoinent made by col
i. i.ii- i". S. Btrattou i'!' Sun Francisco.
Stmtton is mi the lookout for nil
vessels bearing arms, ammunition and
supplies i'or the revolutionists. Tuat
tli.->e were being shipped tiotn various
coast ports vr« the Information given
to'Struttoil mid to tho authorities at
Washington i>y Dr. 1* Ornelas, Alex-
Icati consul here, Btratton received
particular Instructions to seize the
l.iiknie, which sailed about ten days
ago from Seattle. lie Lakme, how
ever, did not put. into tins port, and
Sliatton notified 1 ' ih 1!' ■ 11> 1 1. i.c saiil
today that Pendleton had had time
only to make a hasty search.
Clayton Harrington, local represen
tative of the department of justice, is
said to he ill LoH Angelas at the pres
ent time on the watch lor attempted
shipments of arms to Mexico,
DIAZ' SOLDIERS REPORTED
TO HAVE LOST 600 MEN
EL PASi >. ]>'v. 30. A specujl to tlia
Times from its correspondent In Chi
"LuQue'a relief column has encoun
tered four days' fierce Oghtlnj near
t'asa Colorada and Its loss is win men
filled. The Insurrecto loss is slight.,
The column Is badly demoralised. Na
varro's . command is still bottled up
near Mai l'aso."
HEALTH OF BLISS IMPROVES
NEW YORK, 1 >'■!•. 30.—Cornelius N.
Bliss, former secretary of tho interior
mill treasurer of the Republican na
tional committee, who at the ago of
nearly 78 .veins has been confined to Ms
home here by'lllness for More than a
week, whs said lo<l;iy by Ills physicians
to 1,,- resitlnK comfortably. Mis illness
iK not regarded as alarming^
WOMAN LOSES THIMBLE
ON FARM; FINDS IT IN
NEW YEAR'S PUMPKIN
ATLANTIC CITY, X. .T.. Dec. 30.
--When Mrs. Albert Tomlln cut
open a nice, big pumpkin, fresh
from her parents' farm yesterday
morning', preparatorj to making her
pies for the Now Year's feast, a sil
ver thimble that she had lost on tho
I';; in last, spring dropped out.
Mrs. Tomlln missed the thimble
while on a visit to her parents. She.
h<id been sewing ill the yard and
p.i--se,i through the truck garden on
her return to the house. Scientists
explain the freak recovery by saying
that the thimble probably fell Into
a pumpkin blossom, which, in the
process of growing, closed over the
hit of silver, encasing it in the
1071 INDICTED, 377 PLEAD
GUILTY TO SELLING VOTES
Ohio Judge Advertises for Evi
dence of Election Frauds
WEST UNION, Ohio, Dec. SO.—A doz«
on men, when Judge Blair opened court
today, tramped Into the court room
and "confessed that they had .sold theii
votes for trifling sums.
Seventy-throe true bills, tho .smallest
day's work Cor a long while, were ro«
ported by the grand jury today, bring
ing the total indictments up to 3071.
Of this number ."77 have pleaded guilty.
"Wo ask all citizens who have know l
odge of any poisons who received mon
ey at tho last election, anil who are
not coming in. or who know of any
person who bought votes ami lias ib-it.
been in court, or who has tried to
shield any person who received money
at tho last election, to let tho under
signed know at once. \\'e will kei ,i
your names in strict confidence and
you will greatly facilitate our work.
(Signed) Albion <'. Blair, .Judge; Will
P. Stephenson, Prosecutor."
The above notice today was ordered
Inserted in every paper in Adams coun
ty by Judge Blair and Prosecutor
Stephenson, in their efforts to line; up
the election fraud.".
SECOND LARGEST DIAMOND
PART OF WOMAN'S COSTUME
Mrs. E. B. McLean Wears Big
Gem with $100,000 Cape
(Special t>> The Herald)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, -Mrs. Kd
ward H. McLean, daughter of the late
Thomas !•'. Walsh., and daughter-in
law of John R. McLean of Cincinnati
and Washington, has created a sen
sation in fashionable circles by wear
ing what is said to he the second larg
est diamond in the worlu as a pendant
and another of enormous size in a
bandeau about her forehead.
Mrs. McLean wears tin huge stone
and the forehead bandeau with a black
velvet sown. She is also wearing a
long cable cape which reaches to tho
bottom of her skirts and repaasents
an outlay of $100,1
INSPECTORS SUSPENDED AS
RESULT OF SMUGGLING
BAN FRANCISCO, Doc. 30. Ah a re
sult of the recent Investigation Into thn
pp(.;ip«' on the night of December 1 oC
tlfteen Chlnege Btowuways from the
steamship Manchurlu Inspectors Chaa,
Freund ami Frank Otto, it wan an
nounced today, have been dismissed
from tho customs service.
PYound, who was supposed to have
been on watch at the time of the
escape, was accused of having di -
serted his post, and the charge against
Otto was Intoxication.
ROBBERS GET 51000
BAKERSFIELD, Cul., Dec. 31.—
telephone message from MarJcopa, a
town in the oil district forty miles west
of Bakorsneld, early today says that
two masked men walked Into .1 gam
bling room nt that place at 11:16 to
night, lined up, at the point of guns.
Hfty men who were participating In
the games, and escaped with about
$1000 cash from the tables.
Tin- robbers wore on foot but escaped
into the hills west of Marlcoqa. ("on
■table Cheney organised a posse, and
took uu their trail a half, hour later.
c;i v* ' i I. 1 rnprr^ • DAH.T !<■. on TRAINS S<\
»Vl i> VJI JiJ-i LUHLO. MMIUSSc. ON TRAINS 1»«
GOULD TO BUILD
THEATER IN PARIS
Former Miss Edith Kelly Will Ap
pear in Plays All in
.1 to The Herald)
NEW YORK, Dor. 30.—Despite the
Indirect ilonials of l^iMiik J. Gould that
his bride, who was Miss Edith Kelly,
the actress, is to resume her staß<i
career, it is today reported that Mrs.
Qould'a younger tistrr, Hetty, lias con
fided tn friends that Gould has ile
clded i" build a. theater ; n I'aris, where
only plays in the Kiifelifh language will
hi' produced ami that .Mis. Gould will
be the star. Strong emotional pluyH
uit ii an occasional comedy will l><- in
tha repertoire. The Qoulds ami Miss
Kelly are occupying Uie Uould i<;>i
dence at 834 i'iitii av«nu£, over whi ii
the Former Katherina Clemmons pre
It. was announced when the Goulds
arrived in .\iiicric.L Christmas they
were hero for the pleasure of raiins
American turkey ami otanberry sauce
and it was announced today that they
will return to Europe January 2. Mvi h
of Gould's time next spring will ho
devoted, it is said, to the development
of his racing stable in France.
CLARENCE LEXOW, N. Y. CITY
GOVERNMENT PROBER, DIES
Pneumonia Kills Man Who Head
ed Famous Graft Inquiry
NEW YORK, Dec. 80.—Clarence
Lexow, formerly chairman of a sen
ate committee to Investigate tho city
government ot New York, died at his
homo in Nyauk, N. V., tonight.
Mr. Lexow was known the country
over from tho committee to which bis
name was given. His death was duo
to pneumonia. He Is survived by ;l
widow, three cbidron and three
Clarence Lexow was born In Brook
lyn in W'- and graduated from both
Columbia university and the Univer
sity <H' Jena. He took up tho practice
of law, entered politics and in 1593 was
elected to thi state senate. In tho year
following he was appointed chairman
of the committee to Investigate the
city government of New York, univer
sally known as tho Lexow committee
•CLOTHES MAKE THE WOMAN,'
DECLARES FAIR SPEAKER
Collegian Says Noisy Attire Be
gets Noisy Manners
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 30. —Clothes do not
make the man, but the} do make the
woman, In the opinion of Miss Neals
S. Knpwles of the lowa state Agricul
tural college, who addressed the Amer
ican Home Economics association to
day. She thinks tho modiste and
manicure make for formality, and that
noisy manners com.' from wearing
Prof. William Morse Colo of Harvard
said that everything wasted in the
home caused tho price of that article
to go up. The rich mans unneces
sary wear of automobile tiros, he de
clared, took rubber overshoes from the
fed of the poor.
FRAUD IN COLORADO COAL
LAND ENTRIES ALLEGED
i>K\'YKi:. Per. 30. -Charging fraud
in entries on coal lunds In Routt coun
ty, Ethelbert Ward, assistant United
stales district attorney, appeared be
fore Pederal Judge Lewis Chambers
today and made requests for xubpoenas
dueces tecurn to compel officers of the
American Fuel & Iron 1 ipany to pro
duce tho company's hooks in court.
Air. Ward stated that he believed tho
books of the company would reveal
fraudulent entiles on coal lauds worth
more than $1,000,000, The American
I'U'l .». Iron company was formed by
!•'. w. and Arle Keltal and others of
st. Louis, its principal offtcea arc In
CHAMBERLAIN'S MOTHER DIES
WASHINGTON 1, Dec. 30. — Senator
Chamberlain of Oregon received a tele
gram today Informing him of tin' death
nf his mother, Mrs, partnoila T. Cham
berlalll', at her homo in Natchez,'Miss.
Mm. Chamberlain was w yean o'
THE HOME PAPER OP
GREATER LOS ANGELES
HOXSEY GOES UP
18,575 FEET; LIFTS
Pasadena Manbird. Thinking He
Had Risen 12-575 Feet. Dis
appointed When He Lands
BEACHEY IS WRECKED AGAIN
Machine No. 13. Damaged
Wednesday. Drops Fifty Feet
and Is Badly Smashed
SI MM VliV OP Kr>l I.IS
Speed content —lamps Hartley in Blerlot
monoplane won; time fur ih»- hips around
ODe and three-quarter-mile course, !> min
utes, S3 1-5 s<*( tmiK. Most lap, 1 minute
and .*>:! second*, Phil <>. Parmelefi in "linltv"'
Wright. biplane second; (imp, 10 minute**
'Mi 1-5 seconds] best lan, 9 mlnutrg and 7
Special duration —Arch lloiscy, :: hours
Hi minutes ami 50 second* in iiir (Dew
American record). llovscy started seven
ininuleH before the hour for opening day*
program bj special permlulon of the
Jiiilkth. hut. time for duration fliKlil. of day
heKim at I o'clock. Total limn in air rc<'U
oned from time lip left ground.
Duration regular— Hox»ey, in Wright ma
chine, won with 3 hours it nilnuteN and 50
pecondH. Parmelee ncond with 1 hour «:!
miniilps ami 10 KCOOd*. l.alliam third
with 51 minutes. and -."> seconds. Itrookuii
fourth with 41 minute* and ■:."> seconds. KM
tin with i.i minute* ami US seconds. Mil
lard 88 minutes and 40 seosad* in air. Had
l.\v if, minutes and 50 seconds. Curtis* "i
minutes and 4."> seronds. .Martin, amateur,
i minute* and ■> seconds.
I'asHenger —rarmelee. and Ruali
enshue, longest flight, ■'■■'• mlnutu and DO
second*. i;i in-, and Neuner second with
20 minute* and a second*.. l'arinelen and
Knabensnua third with I? minute* and 40
seconds, and Latham and Curtlu fourth
with •> minute* and l."> seconds.
.Special dally pri/.o for croaslna; Hip, llnisli
line, (either way) before grandstand—Lath
am won, ™0 points; liiooi.ius second, l!(
point*i J''.l.r third. Hi points) Pannelee, la
points) willard, 11 point*) Honey, i:
points; Itadley, *> point*; Curtlm, ■'• points!
Bomb throwing—Willard uon nlllt l:
points. Jily made 7 point*.
Exhibition lap over one »ml three-quiir
ter-mile course by i mii"* in new racer—
Time I minute 50 3-5 seconds.
Arch Eloxsey climbed Into the skies
yesterday lo smash his own world'n
record of 11,474 feet and t'> break the
American endurance record of :i hourn
and 11 minutes. He glided to Uic earth
with his barograph reading 10,676 feel.
juHt S'.io feet short of tho record made
by him Monday, but he established v
new American record Cor onduram <-•■
110 was off the ground ;; hours and Hi
minutes and 50 seconds.
Hoxaey's flight wa.s confined t<> a
space circling above Domlnguez Held,
but tlioro were periods when tlKi.sc
whose eyos were following his progress
lost him in the blue depths above them.
He left tho ground at i-:T.I o'clock ami
r,i mo down at 4:11 o'clock. His ascen
sion was a sweep In circles into tho
heavens before most ot tho spectators
had arrived. Th« crowd present ehearod
him ua he li ft the, ground.
Swift*? ho swept upward In graceful
curves that compassed ti"; anna until
gradually his machine dwindled into v
speck, its propellers flashing In the BUti
,11 times ;uid serving as a guide to its
Though Parmelee swept over the
grand stand and scattered carnations
Into tho crowd, and Brooklna and Eb
sped around the emirs.-, the spectators
never tired in looking for Hoxsey.
tfoxsoy had no more Interested spec
tator than Chief lodine, pioneer scout,
who has lived In California seventy
years, and who was seeing the bird
men ("i- the lirst time -yet tho Indian
gave no sicn of the thoughts which
Mashed through his mind. Ho WS <h*
boarer of a message to Glenn Curtlss,
Inviting him to San Diego, and later
was permitted to sit In Uto aviator's
ai at of the biplane.
in a Becluded portion of th* grand-
Btand, unnoticed by tho throng on
whose lips were his name, sa.t HOXBOy' I
mother, her tired, strained eyes anl
anxious, upturned face following tie:
progress of her boy through tho blim.
Shortly after I o'clock h commotion
ripple,l over the grandstand. "Hoxuey
is coming!" tho crowd murmured.
ROBS SOT NTS FOB < BOWB
Powri from the heavens dropper! th«
biplane of Hoxsey. It took shape and
grew larger as it swept In graceful
curve i above the field. . ' -
Instead of landing at the conclusion
of his night, Hoxsey glided over th"
field and grandstand and at other
limes swooped quickly to within a, few
feet of tho ground. The crowd stood
and cheered wildly, waving huts and
handkerchiefs until ho had passed, on
his wav around the course.
Hoxsoy came to earth with a lon*
glide that swept him within a few feot
of his starting place. He received a
tremendous ovation. Ella first words
were a, caution to th* Judges to guard
the records of his flight that no mis
take in their reading might be made.
"I got what I went after." he cried
boyishly, but his eyes anxiously fol
lowed the ludges as they bore hi*
sealed barographs to tho field houija
for reading. , , . , ,
When they told him he. had tailed
to eclipse his Monday's record no ap
peared (surprised and disappointed, in
mid air, with tears brought by tii .
cold [MmmlnK his eyes the aviator had
read his flight as 12,575 feet, 2000 feet
in excess of what he had really mail'-.
Up there in the blue the daring man
bird had also fought a silent fight tor
his life against a new and strange foe.
At an elevation of .'""" feet he ran Into
air holes or spaces that seemed to bi>
vacuums, and In which his engine al
most went dead. Several times ha
d-opped many feet. -'■'"''■■', , '
Nothing daunted by this obstiielo to
his progress, hitherto new to Califor
nia, but found in ii: east. Hoxsey
fought a silent fight and kept climbing.
"It was not very cold," ho said utter
the flight, "Not as cold as on my pre
vious llishts. Tint the air hoi 1 L ran
(CoDtlnufd on I'»se »even>