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Wants to Move Poles
Inside the Curb Line One of Two Propositions Made by Bell Telephone Company to The. City Council T last night's meeting of the city council, the question of taking the telephone and electric light poles out of the gutters that are be ing constructed in the downtown dis trict, was up for discussion. A representative of the Bell Tele phone Co. was present. He made two propositions to the council. One was to the effect that the poles be take~ out of the gutter and placed inside the curb, or sidewalk lines, and thus be in the way of pedestrian. The oth er was to permit the poles to remain where they are, and to build gutters around them, the company to agree] in return for this, to take out the poles and place their wires under ground in advance of paving. This subject will be up for final disposition Friday night, the council adjourning to consider it at a special meeting. This is a matter of serious con cern, and one in which every citizen should interest himself. To permit the poles inside the curb line means that they will in all probability re main there for years, and mar the beautiful effect about to be attained by the splendid lighting posts now be GARY, INDIANA BECOMES A CITY In Course of Transformation Riot Call is Sounded and Two Men are Stabbed. CHICAGO, Oct. 19.-The town of Gary, Ind., incorporated as a city yesr terday, celebrated its arrival at ma turity by holding a primary election at which two men were stabbed after the entire police department had re sponded to a riot call. William C. Crollis, former mayor of Joliet, and once a candidate for gov ernor of Illinois, was nominated for mayor, defeating Thomas E. Knotts, i who had ben president of the village board. Weakness of Present System SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 18.-Cum brous, irresponsible and extravagant at best and an assurance of theft, in efficiency and waste if controlled by dishonest and incapable men, are a few of the terms employed by Mayor Nelson S. Pratt in an open letter to the people of Spokane directing at tentionto the weaknesses of the pers ent system of municipal government and urging them to adopt the com mission plan. He also announces that he will appoint a representative com mittee in a few days to investigate and report the general outline of a new city charter, primarily with a view to bringing the matter to an issue at a special election early in 1901. This is in line with Mayor Pratt's declaration that he is ready to step out of office, to which he was elected last May for a term of two years, in the event of the adoption of the com mission plan, and is the result of the bitter quarrels among members of the city council and the board of public works. This opposition has not only handicapped the chief executive in carrying out his pledge to give the people of Spokane a business admin istration, but has also delayed several millions of dollars' worth of street, bridge and water system improve ments and other public work in vari ous parts of the city. The full text of Mayor Pratt's let ter is appended: "My experience (six years) in the two departments of this city's govern ment, in the council and as mayor, coupled with careful and intimate ob servation of its workings in detail, have persuaded me to the conclusion that our system is a failure. As a po litical organization there is no (xcuse for its existence, because all the func tions are of -a business and adminis trative rather than a political nature. As an administrative organization, It is cumbrous, irresponsible, dilatory and extravagant-in a word, it is tb tally inefficient ,and inadequate. Even when controlled by honest and capa ble officials, such an organization can not be successful, while if controlled by dishonest and incapable men, it is doubtful if any device of human con triving affords greater opportunity and assurance of theft, inefficiency and waste. "Two function of government, po litical and administrative, the first governing and the latter business doing, apply to municipal affairs in widely different proportions. Proba bly it is not too much to say that nineteen-twentieths of the things to be done by a municipality belong to the latter class. The American po litical organization adapted to govern ing-the legislating and to the laying down and enforcing of rules of can duct and right as to persons and prop erty-is wholly unnecessary and in adequate when used for the transac tion of municipal business. "The 'check and balance' of the American system of political organi zation, when applied to the adminis ing placed along the street, and which give the city such a metropolitan ap pearance. With the poles inside the curb line the posts cannot be seen and to demonstrate this one has only to attempt to glance at the posts along the sidewalk on Twenty-eighth street. Under the supreme court decision it is problematic as to just what rights the public utility companies have in the matter of placing their poles in the streets, or the cities have in the premises or ordering them from the highways. By all means the city council should pursue a policy that will eventually get the unsightly poles out of the highways. Proper presentation of the matter to the companies owning the poles would doubtless result in an agree ment that would eventually place all of the wires underground, in the busi ness district at least, and with the least amount of friction. In other words, the proposition of the manager of the Bell company would be tantamount to an agreement to place the wires underground in ad vance of paving, in return for the privilege to leave the poles where they are for the time being, and this seems to be reasonable and fair. 4--+- Vocal Contest on New York Street Aided by Thirteen Policemen Socialist Orator Triumphs Over Several Hundred Office Boys. NEW YORK, Oct. 20.-The financial district saw a lively riot this afternoon when several hundred office boys and mn.ssel.gers employed in brok'r offices tried to howl down a socialist orator, Edward F. Cassidy, the socialist can didate for mayor, and several others who tried to speak at the corner of Wall street and Broadway, near the offices of J. P. Morgan. For nearly an hour the crowd drowned the speaker's voice and it re quired the services of 13 policemen to keep the mob in check. trative affairs of the city government, become 'checks and hindrances,' di viding or shifting the responsibility and producing irresponsibility. The method traditionally deemed necessary in political government, when con sidering matter of general policy, re sults in an endless catalogue of mu nicipal gins, both of omission and commission-unimproved streets, bro ken pavements, defective sidewalks, inadequate sewer systems, delayed via ducts, insufficient water supply, ruin ed laws, lack of proper control over public service corporations, and, the worst of all, that most conspicuous blot on American government-munic ipal corruption. In places no premium upon official alertness, but instead is a direct incentive to official slothful ness, petty bickerings, cabals and in trigues. "In our city government we do vast quantities of business in the legisla tive manner, which, to be successful or economical, must be conceived and executited by the same man or group of men in the strictly administrative manner. We pave a street with all the legislative formulae of proceedings attendant upon the preparation and passage of a tariff measure or a crim inal code. "In recent years, the proper solu tion of this impossible situation has apparently been found by some Amer ican cities. The general scheme adopt has been to concentrate in one small body of men, chosen by the entire electorate, all the administrative and governmental functions of the city. As a means of effective efficiency, such a plan represents the best mode that American business experience has de veloped. Elected by the popular vote and subject to a recall, such a body is fully responsive to the people If I there is added to this, as a part of the I general plan, the initiative and refer endum, full assurance of the represen- a tative quality of the body is procured. I "On the other hand, the ample pow ers and responsibilities of the posi tions are sufficient to attract men of greater ability and caliber than are ordinarily obtained under our presPent plan. The experience of the cities that have adopted the system here suggest ed is altogether favorable to it. . "Upon the considerations stated, I I am convinced Spokane should take a steps to change its form of govern- 1 ment to one of the kind already indi cated and that the change should be effected with all reasonable expedi tion. To that end I purpose, with in a few days, to name a commit tee to investigate and report as soon as practicable upon the general plan and outline of a proposed charter. such as I have herein suggested. "T earnestly suggest to the citizens a of Spokane that in the meantime they 1 give to this subject their thoughtful ' consideration and that with a view to intelligent discussion of any proposed, plan they inform themselves as fully as possible concerning the experi ences of other cities having the com mission form of government." o*o*o*o*o*o*o*oooo**o*ooo oo*o.*ooeo#ooo*o.o*o4!oot STHE CONQUEST OF THE POLE ! By Dr. FREDERICK A. COOK o Copyright. 1909, by the New York o Herald Company, Registered In Canada In Accordance With Copy * right Act. Copyright In Mex " ico Under Laws of the Republic of Mexico. All Rights Reserved THE observations of April 14 gave latitude 88 degrees 21 minutes. longitude 95 degrees 52 mluutes. We were but 100 miles from the pole, but there was nothing to re lieve the mental strain of the icy de spair. The wind came with the same satanic cut from the west. There had been little drift, but the ice before us displayed signs of recent activity. It was more irregular, with an open crack here and there, but the sleds glided with less friction, and the dreary dogs maintained a better speed under rising tails. With teeth set and newly sharpened resolutions, we set out for that last 100 miles. Some dogs had gone into the stomachs of their hungry companions. but there still retmained a sufficient pull of well tried brute force for each sled, and. though their noisy vigor had been lost in the long drag, they still broke the frigid silence with an occa sional outburst. A little fresh enthusi asm from the drivers was quickly fol lowed by canine activity. We were in good trim to cover dis tance economically. The sledges were light; our bodies were thin. All the muscles at:id shriveled, but the dogs retained much of their strength. Thus stripped for the lust lap, one horizon after another was lifted. In the forced effort which followed we were frequently overheated. The temperature was steady at 44 degrees below zero F.. but perspiration came with ease and a certain amount of pleasure. Later, however, there fol lowed a train of suffering for many days. The delight of the birdskin shirt was changed for the chill of the wet blanket. Fortunately, at this time the sun was warm enough to dry the furs in about three days if lashed to the sun ny side of the sled. In these last days we felt more keenly the pangs of per spiration than in all our earlier ad. ventures. The amber colored goggles were per sistently used, and they afforded a protection to the eyes which was quite a revelation. but in spite of every pre caution our distorted, frozen, burned and withered faces lined a map of the hardships en route. We were curious looking savages. The perpetual glitter induced a squint which distorted the face in a remark able manner. The strong light reflPct ed from the crystal surface threw the muscles about the eye into a state of chronic contraction. The pupil was reduced to a mere pinhole. There was no end of trouble at hand in endeavoring to keep the windows of the soul open, and all of the effect was run together in a set expression of hardship and wrinkles which should be called the boreal squint. This boreal squint is a part of the russet bronze physiognomy which falls to the lot of every arctic explorer. The early winds, with a piercing tempera ture, start a flush of scarlet, while OHW R. BIZRADLaY. AFTER WHOM BRAD LEY LAND WAS NAMED. frequent frostbites leave figures in black. Later the burning sun browns the skin; subsequently strong winds sop the moisture, buharden the skin and leave open fissures. The hard work and reduced nourish ment contl-cnt the muscles, dispel the fat and leave the skin to shrivel up in folds. The imprint of the goggles, the set expression of hard lines and the mental blank of the environment have removed all spiritual animation. We have the color and the lines of old russet apples and would easily pass for prehistoric progenitors of man. In the enforced effort to spread out the stiffened legs over the last reaches there was no longer sufficient energy at camping times to erect a snow shel ter. The silk tent was pressed into me. Though the temperature was very low when the sun was high, Its congenial rays pierced the silk fabric and rested softly on our brews closed in heavy slumber. In strong winds it was still necessary to erect a shelter ing wall to shield the tent. Bigns of land were still seen every day, but they were deceptive optical il lusions and a mere verdict of fancy. S Final Dash For the Pole. * c The "Big Nail" Reached at c SLast and "Old Glory" Un- ° Sfurled- Endless Fields of 0 c Purple Snows -No North, % SNo East, No West -o- -o- o o*o*oso*osoeoso*o*ooo*oso$ It seemed that something must hap pen. some line must cross our horizon, to mark the important area into which we were pressing. When the sun was low the eye ran over moving plains in brilliant waves of color to dancing horizons. The mi rages turned things topsy turvy. In verted lands and queer objects ever rose and fell in shrouds of mystery. but all of this was due to the atmos pheric magic of the midnight sun. With a lucky series of daily astro nomical observations our position was now accurately fixed for each stage of progress. As we neared the pole the imagination quickened, and a restless. almost hysteric excitement came over us. The boys fancied they saw beaver and seals, and I had a new land under observation frequently, but with a change in the direction of light or an altered trend in our temperament the horizon cleared and we became eager only to push farther into the mystery. From the eighty-eighth to the eighty ninth the ice was In very large fields and the surface was less irregular, but in other respects it was about the same as below the eighty-seventh. We noticed here also an extension of the range of vision. We seemed to see longer distances and the ice along the horizon had a less angular outline. The color of the sky and the ice also changed to deeper purple blues. We had no way of checking these impres sions by other observations. The ea gerness to find something unusual may have fired the imagination. but since the earth is flattened at the pole per haps a widened horizon should be de tected. At 8 o'clock on the morning of April 19 we camped on a picturesque old field with convenient hummocks, to which we could easily rise for the fre quent outlook which we now maintain ed. The tent was pitched. The dogs were silenced by blocks of pemmican. In us new enthusiasm was aroused by a liberal pot of pea soup and a few chips of frozen meat, and then we bathed in life giving sunbeams, screen ed from the piercing air by silk strands. It was a beautiful day, and had our sense of appreciation not been blunted by accumulated fatigue we would have greatly enjoyed the play of light and color In the ever changing scene of sparkle. The Eskimos were soon lost in a pro found sleep, the only comfort in their hard lives, but I remained awake, as had been my habit on succeeding days. to get nautical observations. The lon gitude calculations lined us at 94 de grees 3 minutes. At noon the sun's al titude was carefully set on the sextant. and the latitude quickly reduced gave 89 degrees 31 minutes-twenty-nine miles from the pole. My heart jumped for joy, and the un conscious commotion which I was cre ating awakened Etukishuk. I told him that in two average marches we would reach the "tigi shu" (the big nail). Ahwelah was awakened with a kick. and together they went out to a. hum mock and through glasses sought for a mark to locate so important a place as the terrestrial axis. If but one sleep beyond it must be seen. 1 tried to explain that the pole was not visible to the eye: that its position was located only by a repeated use of the various instruments. This entirely satisfied their curiosity, and they burst out in hurrahs of joy. For two hours they chanted and danced the passions of wild life. It was the first real sign of pleasure or rational emotion which they had shown for several weeks. For some time I had entertained the fear that we no longer possessed the strength to return to land, but the unbridled flow of vigor dispelled that idea. More sleep was quite impossible. We brewed an extra pot of tea, prepared a favorite broth of pemmican, dug up a surprise of fancy biscuits and filled up on good things to the limit of the al lowance for our final feast days. The dogs, which had joined the chorus of gladness, were given an extra lump of pemmican. A few hours more were agreeably spent in the tent, and then we started with a new spirit for the uttermost north. We were excited to a fever heat. The feet were light on this run. Even the dogs caught the infectious enthusi asm and rushed along at a pace which made it difilcult for me to keep a sufi elent advance to set a good course. The horizon was still searched for something to mark the approaching boreal center, but nothing unusual was seen. It was the same expanse of moving seas of ice on which we had lived for 500 miles. But, looking through gladdened eyes, the scene assumed a new glory. There were plains of gold fenced in purple walls, with gilded crests. It was one of the few days on the stormy pack when all nature smiled with cheering lights. As the day advanced and the splen dor of summer night was run into the continued day the beams of gold on the surface snows thickened, while the shadows of hummocks and ridges spread a line of violet barriers through which a way must be sought. From my position a few hundred ynrds ahead of the sleds I could not resist the temptation to turn frequently to see the imoveleillt of the dog train with its ,ew fire. In this direction the color scheme was reversed. The Icy walls were in gold and burning col ore, while tlhe plainis represellnted every shade of purple anlld bhlue. Thrl'rouh this s.tl of color tilt dogs came with a stpliriteil tletd. noses dlowli, tails ulp ind hnhlt11dellrs braced to the straps like clharlot horses. The you.lg Eskintos. chantlng songs of love. ca(ue with easy step. The long whip was swung with a brisk crack. and all over there rose a cloud of frosted breaith. Camp was pIitched early itn lhe mioru ing of April 20. The sun was north east: the pa'k glowed in tones of IIlIl; the norntil westerly air of shivers brushed our frosty falces. The surpris ing burst of enthunslasm had been nursed to its limit. and under it a long march was made over average lie with the usual result of overbearing fatigue. Too tired and sleepy to walt for a cup of tea, melted snows were poured down, and the pemmican was pounded with the ax to ease the task of the jaws. The eyes closed before the meal was finished. and the world was lost to us for eight hours. The observation gave latitude 89 degrees 46.5 minutes. longitude 94 degrees 52 minutes. With the boys singing and the dogs howling we started off after midnight on April 21. The dogs looked large and noble as they came along that day. while Etklishauk and Ahwelah. o& COOK8' ESKIMOS PHOTOGRIAPHED BY HIM AT THIE POLE. though thin and ragged, had a dignity a. heroes of the greatest human bat- ; tie which had ever been fought with I •emarkable success. We were all lifted to the paradise of winners as we stepped over the snows of a destiny for which we had risked life and willingly suffered the tortures of an icy hell. The lee under us seemed almost sa cred. When the pedometer registered < rourteen and a half miles we camped I and calmly went to sleep. feeling that I we were turning on the earth's asis. The observations. however. gave . . degrees 59 minutes 45 seconds. We therefore had the pole. or the exact spot where it should be. within sight. We advanced the ffteen seconds. made supplementar observations pitahed the tent. built a snow igloo and prepared to make ourselves com fortable for a stay long enough for two rounds of observations. Our position was thus doubly assur ed. and a necessary day of rest was. Wained. Etukishukl and Ahwelah en toyed the day in quiet repose, but I lept very little. My goal was reach of: the ambition of my life had been fulfilled. How could I sleep awny auch overwhelming moments of eli- i tion ? At last we had reached the boretu I oenter. The dream of nations had llen realized. The race of centuries was i :urs. The flag was pinned to the eov. cted pole. The year was 1908. the day April 21. The sun indicated local noon. ute i time was a' negative problem, for here all meridians meet. With a step it was wossible to go from one part h' the, hflohe to the opposite side--from the sour of mlhnight to that of r idday. Here there are but one day sd one aight in each year. The latitude was 0 degreesd the temperature -a-s.o . the atmospheric pressure 2o9.83 North. fast and west had vaulnshed It was south in every direction, but oe com usr, pointing to the magnetic pole. was as useful as ever. Though overjoyed with the Plurcess _oy the conquest our spirits began to i nange onr the lnext dayo after all the edbservations had been taken and the local conditions were studied. A sense ,_ intense loneliness came with a care- a sl scrutiny of the horizon. What at Aheerless spot to have aroused the am-t ctlon of man for so many ages. End- b less elds of purple snows Nuo life. no eand, no spot. to relieve the monotony of frost We were the only pulsating areatures In a dead world of Ice. On April 23. 1908. Dr. Cook began the long return march. With fair weather. good.ice and the inspiration of the home run long distances were at first quickly covered. With a good deal of anxiety Cook watched the daily reduction of the food supply. It now became evident that the crucial stage of the campaign was to be transferred from the taking of the pole to a final battle for life against famine and frost. Early in July farther south ward progress became impossible. and in quest of food he crossed the Firth of Devon into Jones sound. On Feb. 18. 1909. the start was made for Annootok. With a newly prepared equipment the Green land shores were reached on April 15. Here Dr. Cook was greeted by Harry Whitney and anxious Eskimo friends. To facilitate an early return he moved south ward to the D)anish settlem;:ent and reach ad Opern:avik on May '. 1ti,09. The Dan Ish ship Hans Egedn took him from Upernsavik to DeinImar!. Mother-in-Law of te Ar er-tn, aw A SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 19. (Special). Ever since the days whe Col. James Bowie, hero and marty of the Alamo, married Miss Ursul, Veramendi, daughter of the Mexical governor of what became shortly al terwards the republic of Texas-eve since then San Antonio has been th mother-in-law of the United State army. No doubt a similar distinctioi was borne before then. But record of the Spanish and Mexican regime; are scarce today, and for this reason little can be said on the matter. Wer it possible to examine the mission, archives now scattered all over thi world, but reposing principally a Saltillo, Mexico, Mexico City an, many bibliothecas in Spain, it woul, be discovered that the soldiers of the Mexican presidio of San Fernand( were as fond of San Antonio's daugh ters as those at Fort Sam Houstor are today. What they should not be may have been hard to explain at all times. Ir the days of the rapier and halbarc and the musket and gay uniforn damosels who were marriageable were worse than scarce in the South west and the few senoritas to be found dwelt in the shelter of San Fer nando presidio. Nowadays considera tions are somewhat of a different nature. As a matter of fact San An tonio is today the mother-in-law o: the United States army because itc daughters are beautiful and usuall3 well provided materially. From the latter statement the inference thai material considerations have much tc do with it, is not to be drawn by any means. Still what can a poor should er-strapper do when the girl is both good-looking and rich. Because the simoleons of her father are many is it necessary that he should spend the balance of his days singing the swan song? Of course not. Men in the army are apt to cultivate expensive tastes which the paymaster does not take into consideration at the end of the month. A little assistance on the part of the wife is therefore not to be scoffed at. That, however, states only one as pect of the case. San Antonio has ever been proud of Fort Sam Houston. Its doors have ever been open to the young men who dabble in tactics and strategy. Its society today would find it hard to get along without their un iforms, pleasing manners and ready wit. One of the earliest prizes captured by the army was Anita Dwybr, a belle of early San Antonio, who af terwards became the wife of Col. John Withers. It is said that she was as pretty a little girl as ever played hide and seek with the heart of any soldier. Then Adelia Vanderlip became the bride of Maj. Charles Clement Cres son, taking into the army one of the oldest families of the city. Nellie Norton, wife of Lieut. Col. Charles G. Starr; Mollie Norton, wife of Captain E. O. C. Ord, and Adele Grenot, wife of Dr. Powell., United States Army, formed a trio of attractive San An tonio women. To these must be ad ded Lyd Heiner, wife of Major Trippe. Their husbands are now retired and belong to the large colony of retired army officers which makes San An tonio its permanent home. Miss Jo Italy Counterfeits American Money Discovery Made In Conviction of Man Who Sold Fifty Dollars for Fifteen. NEW YORK, Oct. 20.-Secret agents in this city have discovered that large quantities of a counterfeit $5 bill are being made in Italy, and distributed in this country. The discovery was made in the conviction of two men in the federal court who were accused by a third man of selling $50 in counterfeit for $15 good money. The bill bears 1he portrait of President Jackson, and is numbered A24441118 of the series of 1907. Duplicates of the counterfeit have appeared in half a dozen cities and a warning has been sent out to all banks. THE FIRST TRIAL. YOUNGSTOWN, O., Oct. 19.-The first trial to follow numerous grand indictments Against several county and city officials in which graft is alleged began today when the case against former Commissioner Warner H. Kale was called in common pleas court before Judge George F. Rob inson. WILL APPOINT CARDINALS. ROME, Oot. 21.-While the pope only recently seemed determined not to have a consistory until 1910 it is now suddenly announced that one will be held about the middle of De cember and another next spring. It is added that the reason for holding two consistories is for the purpose of appointing as cardinals in the second consistory certain prelates who can not be included in the first. Unless Chippewas Are Fed They Will Scatter Over the Country (Speclal to The Gasette.) HELENA, Mont., Oct. 2.-If the much needed help for the Chippewa Indians, which Washington dispatches announced had been ordered forward ed. does not soon come they will dis perse and scatter about the country. The commandant at Fort Harrison has been ordered to sent $100 worth of supplies for the Indians after Al loting Agent Anderson had asked it. Meantime, the Indians are restless and -'sephine Withers became n Col. John L. BunIs, ret rL r O. Ikey, retired, eh..a aSan At nio woman for athe per of Miss Betl ' n duo of Sa Antono a f- joyed the un ual poprlt r debutante days w-ere a t e Ogden. The former b me s of Captain John Bg ".is . n Rucker was married to .he t~tr a Dr. and Mrs. J V Spri ha . ." i daughters in th army, rs. M i:' I land Watson, wife of apt. J e Thornton Watson, and r A.e. s Spring Hatch, wife of Major Eve e E. Hatch, Sixteenth Infanitry. t Mrs. John L. c':em, wiffe of Colonel. d Clem, was Bessie Sull]aan d.ugh.ter I of Dan Sulivan, a prophineat bau it e of this city. Ethel Lovte, daughter ofv' Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lwe, was Jnt;vcb. sought for before she' became the bride of Capt. John 4iraig, Fpo~.tb Cavalry. The wife of Captain C. i. Hamptona wa was Nathalie Paschal, dauglhtet of , Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Paschal. Mrs. Willis G. Edwards has four', e daughters married to army o4(eerS Mrs. Mamie Lewis, wife of Lieut. Jatk / Lewis; Mrs. Nellie Williams, te li wife of Capt. Andrew William. es ra. _airy; Mrs. Fanni luatthews, wife of Lieut. Robert Semmnrville, statloned at present at Fort Sam Houston. f A San Antonio girl of great popu 1larity was Miss J.liL lalla.her, wife of Capt. Fred Tsorle, Third fKIld a~r- e tillery Lieut. and Mrs. Chas, Kellt, t were both San Antonians. Mrs., Kell , was formerly Josephine Gallagher. Capt Max Graham took as his wife VZula Fraser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Fraser. Miss Flo Eager married Col. C. S. Roberts. Pretty Julia King, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. King, decided to become the wife of Lieut. Samuel Gleaves. Narcissa and Sue Cunningham, two pretty sisters, became respectively the wives of Capt. J. H. Bryson and Lieut. Deshler Whiting, Ninth In fantr). One of the handsoinest young ma trons of the army is Mrs. Edward Oliver Sarratt, wife of Captain Sar ratt, now stationed at the War School in Washington. Mrs. Sarratt was formerly Lottie Norton. Mrs. Anton Schroeter wife of Lieutenant Schroeter, was formerly Ella Hauer son. Christine Buckner, became the wife of Captain Woodall, surgeon. "Mrs. P. D. Glassford, wife of Lieutenant Glassford, was formerly Cora Carle ton. Another case is that of Mrs. Henry E. Dichlnann, wife of Captain Dich mann and formerly Clara Wyne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wyne. Annie Shiner, who married Capt. Cy rus Dolph, was a favorite among San Antonians; so was Mrs. Lula Harris, wife of Lieut. Hunter Harris, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Allea. Among last years army weddings in which San Antonio figured as moth er-in-law was that of Capt. Brooks Payne, Third field artillery, and Miss Frances Bell, and that of Lieut. Ev erett Hughes, Third Field Artillery, and Miss Kate Murphy. The an nouncement of the approaching wed ding of Capt. Fred T. Austin and Miss Lenore Harrison will add one more to the few cases cited. Impersonating an Officer of the Army Man Who Affixed a Military Title to His Name on Blotter Is Under Arrest LOS ANGELES, Cal., Oct. 20.-Ber nard M. Levy, who, it is alleged, regis tered at a local hotel under the name of "Lieutenant Bernard M. Levy, U. S. A.," was arrested yesterday and will be turned uv r to the federal of ficials tomorrow. He is accused of impersonating an army officer. Levy came to the coast from New York City, where his mother, Mrs. Ju lian N. Levy, lives at 111 west Thirty first street. Start Evangelical Tour of the World Brotherhood of Man the Gospel Which Youngstown Clergyman Will Proclaim to All NEW YORK, Oct. 20.-The Rev. J. W. Vankirk, of Youngstown, Ohio, and a member of the East Ohio Metho dist Episcopal conference, has reached this city and will start in a few days on a trip around the world to preach the gosped of the Brotherhood of Man. Before departing he proposes to fly his flag of all nations from the statue of liberty in this harbor and there to ring a bell which he calls a fraternity bell, on which is inscribed, "Proclaim brotherhood throughout all the earth unto all humanity." are preparing to disperse over the country. They are in a resentful mood at present and declare that they have been kept penned up all summer on promises and nothing been done for them, with the result that winter is approaching and they have made ab solutely no provision for it. Their ponies are starved, and they them selves secure, on the average, but one meal a day.