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MRS. MAGGIE HENRY'S ORDEAL.
r A Desperate Attempt to Break Down Her Testimony. Dramatic Scenes and incidents in the Leyshon Examination. Aa AH-Dij Croin-Kxamlnattun —Actor ncr Peek Tryinar to Show Hie Client Was Authorized to Bi«n th* Lady's Kama. Attorney Zd G. Peek spent all day yesterday In Justice Bartholomew's court in en attempt to break down the testimony of Mrs, Margaret Henry, against his client, J. G. Leyshon, the elderly defendant with the shining pate, charged with forgery. Miss Nellie Olark, the infatuated yonng woman wbo stands by Leyshon against ber mothor and sister, occupies her nsual seat nsar the nervous defend ant, and Mrs. Eliza Olark, the aged mother, remained in tbe conrt room un til ahe became so nervons she was obliged to retire. The attorney resorts to all the arts of a clever practitioner to confuse and en trap Mrs. Henry (into admissions tbat wonld strengthen the defendant's claim tbat he was authorized to sign her name to tbe note which he is charged with forging, and she stood the ordeal with unusual calmness and mental vigor, The note to which Leyshon is accused of forging Mra. Henry's aignatnre ia for |92 and waa given to Al J. Graham.frona whom tbe money waa obtained. An other note for $92 In favor of Al Graham, dated one day -before, signed by Mrs. Henry, waa found in the defendant's possession and turned over by him in trust to Mr. Gnyger, throngh whom the loan waa negotiated. This note Mrs. Henry admits aigning. Mr. Peck directed hia croae-examina tion entirely away from theae notea, and devoted hia entire time to an attempt to ahow that Leyahon had transacted nearly all Mrs. Henry's business for sev eral years and was authorized to sign her name to the note in question. Incidentally a nnmber of things were brought Into tbe case which occasioaed much excitement among tbe aetora in thia drama. "Mre. Henry,V aaid Mr. Peck aa the witneaa settled herself for the ordeal, "yon have said tbat when Mr. Leyshon produced what yon call the genuine note at tbe Sisters' hospital he said he was ready to take his medicine. Didn't he cay be had signed it with your fall au thority ; for yon to go ahead and have him arreated; that no conrt wonld hold him guilty ?" Mra. Henry could not recollect that he had used thoae words. Mies Olark turned sqaare arunnd and sat facing Miss Williams, a witness in tbe case, and when that young lady moved over beside Rev. Dr. Campbell, Miaa Clark faced her again. There wae a aharp exchange of remarka between counsel whicb waa peremptorily atopped by the court. "Isn't it a fact," continued Mr. Peck, "that the greater part ot the warranta for your achool aalary for two yeara paat were drawn on ordere to which Mr. Leyahon aigned your name?" "He drew seme of them:" "Did yon not endeavor te get your sister, Miss Nellie here, to come to the court and swear tbat yon never gave Leyshon authority to sign yonr name, and did she not say she would not swear to a lie, and tbat he had had tbe author ity for three years?" "No sir;" replied Mre. Henry indig nantly. "Try to intimidate my sister! no sir." "Since Leyshen's arrest have yon not, in the presence of Miaa Williama, told your sister you would tarn her oat into tbe atreet and ahe wonid have to shift for herself if she did not swear you bad never given Laysbon thia authority?" "No, air, never," replied the witness, excitedly. "And if she did not cease visiting him in jail yon would do so?" "No, sir, never. May I explain, judge?" said the witness, ber lip quiv ering. 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I did go and see an attorney and took advice about it. The tantrums atopped from tbat time. Ie waa in the home I had made for mv mother and sister, and I felt tbat I could not etand it and per form the duties that their living and mine depended npon. But what yon say I aaid, I never said, air." "Did yon not tell Rev. Dr. Campbell that yon knew Mr. Leyshon did not forge your name and did not intend to commit a crime?" "I told bim I did not think he in tended that I ahould pay tbat note. I thought be wae too smart a man to lay himaelf liable to the law; that ie the way I meant what I said. I thought he wonld not defraud me, bnt wonld pay tbe note before it waa dae. You must remember that he was a very intimate friend in our family and we bad great confidence in him until these things began to oome out." At thia point a diveraion waa created which was much to the discomfiture of the defendant. He turned hie chair ao that*he conld face Mra. Clark, tbe mother of tbe two women co etrangely placed in bitter antagonism to each other. Aa he looked at her the heart broken lad) conld not etand it. Her farrowed features worked con vulsively and ahe could not refrain from uttering "You econndrel, you villain." Then recovering her aelf-control she went away to a window, while Leyshon looked anything but comfortable. In the afternoon counsel asked numer ous questions tending to abow that Ley ahon tranaacted Mra. Henry'a buaineaa for ber aa her agent, but sue stoutly in sisted that it waa aa a friend that he had done various things for her. Attention was called to an atticle in a newspaper giving what purported to be tha facta about Miaa Nellie Clark's mad infatuation for the defendant, and Mra. Henry denied that ebe bad given tbe foots upon whioh it was based, admitt ing that her mother was interviewed by a reporter. Referring to Mrs. Henry'e testimony that Leyshon had induced her to invest $1100 in a coal company that never ex isted abe said tbat she did not know that he put a dollar of hie own money in it, and does not believe he put ber money in it. It was never returned her. Finally Mr. Peck produced a note for $100 and aaked Mre. Henry if ahe had not been on a note for that amonnt with Leyahon in 1893, had been ened on it, and had paid it by giving another note, producing another note. The witness explained that a Mr. Brandt bad called on her and aaid there waa such a note. Before that Leyahon told her that he had needed money and had aigned her name to a note. She waa thunderstruck, but it had been done. Afterwards Mr. Leyshon told her that he had arranged it and she need not worry about it. As to tbe other note, taking np the first note, in epite of Mr. Peck's exag gerated solicitude that ahe should be careful, ahe emphatically denied that abe had ever aigned it or knew of ita ex istence until that moment. Thia aeemed to atagger tbe defendant, and he ner vodaly chewed hia iron-grey mous tache. Mre. Henry also denied that she knew anything of the judgment, but that Ley shon told her a judgment had been ob tained against mm aud ebe was not con cerned in tbe matter. She believed him. No papers were served on her, although there waa a return by an offi cer of personal service. After aome farther examination a continuance was granted by concent, the hearing to be taken np again when Dia trict Attorney Dillon ia through with the train robbery case, which begins to day. EXAMINED FOR INSANITY. Ths Eccentricities of Charles Lsphsm th* Subject of Judicial Inquiry. Charles K. Lapbam, and tinner and plumber, had a partial examination yesterday afternoon before Judge Smith npon a charge of insanity. The young man has been exhibiting eccentricities daring the past six months which have alarmed bis wife and relatives, owing to the fact that insanity has afflicted several members of his family. He was treated about nine years ago for the same symptoms at Stockton, and has been well until recently. He talked in an excited but rational manner. Hib erratic ideas have taken the line of tbe employment of men for work he did not have to give, of mortgaging his prop erty, and general irresponsibility, al though there have been no suicidal or homicidal predilections. Tbe bearing was continued until this morning to ob tain additional testimony. CRAP CAME VICTIMS. Result of a Raid by tha Detectives Sev eral Weeks Ago. Again the law bas been brought to bear upon the victims of gambling de eires, and tbe naughty little "crap" game was struck another hard blow by tbe police. A week or two ago Detectives Bosqui and Goodman raided a game being con ducted iv the saloon of John Mill, col ored, on San Pedro atreet. Tbey arrested Hill for allowing the game, and arreated Robert Saterwhite for being a viaitor. Yeaterday, in tbe police court, Hill waa fined $26 and Saterwhite $16 for their indulgence. A SISTER'S SHAME. ICmlle Rad„uba«h 8»t(t to Have Oattsed His Sister* Immorality. A most deplorable lnatauoe of total depravity oa-ne to light yeaterday when Emile Radenbaob was arraigned in tbe police oourt on a oharg» of va&rancy. Radenbach must certainly be a low being if the atatementa of hia aiater, who ia loading a life of ebame on Alameda street, ere to be believed. She save that her brother had her come to thia country from her home in Belgium lor that purpoae. As Raden- Lach ia a frequenter of vile resorta, the officers concluded to punish him in soma manner for hia inhuman treatment to ward his sister. He was relnaaad upon (50 caah bail to appear for trial today. K. O. T. H. Election; The semi-annual election of officers of California Tent No. 6, K. O. T. M„ was held at the opera house hall last Mon day evening, tbe following being chosen for the ensuing term: Commander, W. H. Oswald; lieutenant commander, O. A. Williams: R. X., J. T. Tracv; F. X., 0. A. Schalwitz; chaplain, C W. Stigen walt; sergeant, 8. Moaa; M. at A., A. A, Orank; first M. of G„ F. J. Harrell; aeoond M. of G., J. P. Yatea;S.,L. D. de Forest; P., W. H. Groae; correspond ents, J. P. Yates and Hy Riley; pbveie. ian, W. 0. Tbiele, M. D. LOS ANGELES HERALD WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 6, 1894. A PUBLICAN'S POWERFUL PLEA The Big Petition for the Vienna Bafltst. Home More Llsrhim ng Police Chanu/es Made. Tba Follea Cnniiiiiilss Hear* Slalo manla from Maluon Kaapara ITheee l*teen**a War* asrsksd at tk* Last HaetlDg, Tbe police commission met yesterday morning, and on the report of the chief of police (he license applications of Ernest Koenig, 501 West Sixth Btreet, and McMaroney & Hoffuer, 623 South Spring atreet, were granted, and the li cense of Arnold Cordea for tbe former location was revoked. The following communication, signed by 150 prominent citizens, was read and filed amid profound silence on the part of the board: We, the undersigned residents and citizens of Loa Angelea, respectfully rep resent that we are visitors, patrons and customers of the Vienna buffet at 112 Court street, F. Kerkow proprietor, and that tbe place has alwaya been con ducted in an orderly, quiet, respectable and decent manner and we have never obaerved, ncr haa it come to our knowl edge that any of tbe city ordinancea re lating to the aale of winea, spirituous and malt liquora or tbat any law baa ever been violated there. The houae ie a first-claaa eating place, furniehea a high and unexceptionable mueical and variety entertainment, and ita bar and drinking connections are by no meane ita chief characteristics, bnt they are only incident to ita other and more prominent attractiona. We farther represent that we enter tain a high regard for the probity, in tegrity, honesty and general good char acter of ita proprietor, F. Kerkow, aa a good, law abiding and public apirited citizen. And moved solely by theae considerations we moat respectfully re quest that bis lioense to conduct and carry on the said Vienna buffet as he haa conducted and managed the same in the past be reissued to him. The board then accented the resigna tions of Officers Mersch, Coutta and O'Reagan, tbe latter saying that if hia oaae bad been more fully investigated he would not have been aaked to reaign. Aa tbe resignations of Officera Cadman and Valencia bad not been handed in aa per request of the board, their places were declared vacant. Mr. Arnold withdrew the name of Longatreet, as an applioant, on account of siokneas, and nominated J. VV. Black burn as a special; Mr. Bosbyshell nom inated F. M. Dyke aa a regalar, and L. George as a special; Mr. Weldon nom inated VV. £1, Heidi as a regular, and Mr. Bradish handed in the name of J. Richards in place of Glllee as a special, and tbe above nominations were con firmed. Detective Rosqui submitted a special report oa tbe ealoon and lodging boose at Fourth aad Main atreet, kept by Mra. Reese and Mra. Burna. He iound tbe place quiet although there had bean aome lewd women on the premiaea. Tbe moat objeotionable of theae, however, had leit tha premiaea. J. I>. White handed in a long type written communication in whioh he charged Officer John .Stevenson with having nsed violence toward bim aa tbe outcome of ,a quarrel resulting from Wbite'a chickens going into Stavenaon'a lot. Aa the matter ia now in the courta it wae laid over for the present. Rudolph Stnttig, proprietor of the Pacific saloon and reataurant on Spring atreet, made a statement before the board aa to why bia license Bbould be reissued, claiming "he had not violated tbe law, and aeveral prominent citizens pnt in pleaa on hia behalf. It waa de cided to make bis oaae tbe subject of a apecial inquiry. The following license applicationa and tranafere were referred to the chief of police: Freidenbergar & Schmidt, 110 North Alameda atreet; Maricicino Ran diao, 727 New High atreet; Hong On, 409 North Loa Angeles street; and the board adjourned. FROM NATURAL CAUSES. The Sadden Death or a Wealthy Port land Woman. Coroner Gates waa called yeaterday to inveatigate the peculiar death of Mra. L. Brenner, a wealthy lady of Portland, Ore., who was viaiting her son, J. H. Brenner, of the Southern California Music company, at 111 North Spring a treet. Mre. Brenner waa ataying at 649 Sout b Main etreet. No one seeing her around at ber usual time yesterday morning, ebe waa called, but there waa no re sponse. She wae found lying upon the door, face downward, at 11 o'clock. She had evidently been dead aeveral hours. The body waa removed to Orr & Bird'a undertaking rooms, where an autopey abowed that she died from fatty de generation of tbe .heart. Mrs. Brenner had been worrying a great deal lately on account of the floods at Portland, which she feared would destroy her property. Tbia anxiety may have hastened her de mise. STOLE A BICYCLE. A Frtnter Charged With Steal Ing m Wheel and Is Arreated. Walter B. Qalbreth, a printer, waa arrested by Detective Benaon on Loa Angelea atreet at 5 o'clock laat evening and charged with grand laroeny. Ualbreth, it ia charged, took a bicycle belonging to Dr. Dickson, who haa an ofiice at South Spring street. He found the wneol standi".? at the curb and took it to the atore of J. Harrie at 115 North Loa Angeles and offered it for ea!e. The young man was about to purchase it when tbe detective placed (Qalbreth under arrest. A Panlist father's L,«otnre. Rev. Father Brady, one of the mem bers of the Pauliat order, whocouducted a mission at the cathedral and Sacred Heart church recently, will deliver a lecture in aid of the latter obnrch on Monday evening next. The order wae specially organized for miaaion work and members have been engaged in it for many years. Aa the experience of the reverend father ia conaiderable, and as be ia a gentleman of deep erudition hie lec ture will doubtless be a treat. Tbe lec ture will take place at the A. O. U. VV. hall, Eaat L>s Angelea. The reverend fathera are at Dresent engaged in miaaion work at the Soldiera' home and Santa Monica. By using Hall's Hair Renewer, gray, laded or discolored hair assumes the natural color ofyouta, and grows iuxurlaut and strong, pleasing everybody. j THE BASEBALL BENEFIT. A Fair Amount Beallzed from the Oame. The baseball game last Saturday, for the benefit of the Asaociated Charitiea, waa only fairly attended, and waa not tbe success expected; nevertheless, tbe sum of $50 wae realizsd for a moat worthy purpose. Tbe following letter explains itself: Log Akobl«». Jnne 5, 1894. Wm. Prtdham, Esq., President Associated Char ities: Dkab Bir:—The smoke of battle hav ing blown away, the supremacy decided, the victor and vanquished shake hands and unite in sending you a check for $50, to be applied as you think beat through the medium of the Associated Charities. Tbat tbe cheok ia not larger ia to be regretted, but aa It will do some good for tboae moat needing it, we beg that you will accept it with tbe compliments of tbe undersigned, representing tbe two clubs. Yours very truly, W. P. Hicks. John Kahn. Captain Fallen and Willie Hicke worked especially hard for the success of the undertaking, and deserve great credit for their energy. ADDITIONAL RETURNS. Lists of Delegatee to the Republican Convention. The following are the results of tbe Republican primary elections held last Saturday, tbat have not already been printed: Glendora-O. H. Elliott, J. 0. Weet, A. 0. Stowsr J. H. Wsmsle" and E. Woolman. Covins—C. E. Bemis, Otis Witham and W. L. Vail. Redondo—S. P. Rees, W. N. Perry, 8. Longstreet, D. J. Parker, L. R. Winans. Clearwater—J. M. Miller. North Pasadena—M. H. Salisbury, H. K. W. Bent, O. W. Buchanan, J. H. Woodworth, L. H. Bnobanan, D. Bur son, jr. Downey—Precinct No. 1, J. 0. Rives, H. R. Gray, John Townley. Ban Pedro—Precinct No. 1, H. J. Mul ler, H. M. Dakin, A. K. Janaen; pre cinct No. 2, 8. M. Barton, J. R. Spring, G. C. Brown, G. H. Peck. LIVELY TIME EXPECTED. THF FIRE DEPARTMENT INQUIRY TODAY. Plenty of Ohirrn and Counter Charges to Be Investigated—Seme Addl dltlunal Faete About That Letter of Instraotlons. There is every prospect oi a monkey and parrot time at the meeting of the fire commission this morning to take np the cross-fire of charges which were ex ploded on the publio by tbe different factions among the fire laddies. The McMahon-Heany charges will form a conspicuous element in the in quiry, as these partiee accuse one an other of having committed almost every crime in the calendar, with several back connties to hear from. The recent attempt to wreck an engine by withdrawing a Hnoh-pin and tben replacing tbe cap, which misdeed wae committed by some unknown person, will also form an ngly feature in the long list of charges which have been filed or may be filed today. There is a vary pronounoed element of discord running all through tbe depart ment at the present time, and the fire commisßioners have made up their minds to have a full and free investiga tion of the charges, and they will then swing the decapitating ax over the par ties at fault. There baa been a great deal eaid about a mysterious letter of instructions held by Aseistant Chief McMahon, empower ing him to make reports direot to the commission or to a committee of any derelictions of duty, without going through the regular channels. Thia "letter," it is Baid, haa caused consider able friotion in the department, and some days ago Chief Moriarty secured possession of the same from Assistant Chief McMahon, and turned it over to the custody of Mayor's Clerk Robinson, who will probably produce it at the in vestigation today. The letter was issued about one year ago, during tbe Curran administration, and it ia aaid to be aim ilar to othera sent to beads of depart ments, calling on them rigidly to enforce all of the rules of the fire commiaaion and to at once report all violations of the aame to the commission. The question now arisen aa to what bearing thia letter will have on the reputed actione of the assistant chief. Quite a large number of the firemen will be broug-t before the commission as witnesses, and it is expected that the session will last all day. A Wooden Prairie Hen. Down in Tufts-Lyon Arms company window is a curious specimen of a tree root. It bears an exact resemblahcs to a prairie hen. Tbe wood is ordinary fir and is very rotten and worm eaten. Tbe only artificial work about it is a little carving to make tbe head more distinct. The hen was found some time ago by a wood chopper in the (Jastac range, wbo kept it banging from his cabin for a long while. Finally some hunter hap pened to see the curiosity and prevailed on tbe owner to send it to Los Angeles to be exhibited. Marriage Licensed. The following marriage licenses were issued yesterday : John Bond Francisco, aged 29, a na tive of Ohio, and Nanette Louisa Gottß chalk, aged 21, a native of Missouri, both residents of Los Angeles. Harry Chandler, aged 30, a native of New Hampshire, and Marian Otis, aged 27, a native of Ohio, both residents of Los Angeles. Albert P. Ford, aged 34, a native of Ohio, and Frances De Vries, aged 26, a native of Colorado, both residents of Los Angeles. Frequent Onslaughts Oa tin' delicate membrane of tbe bowels and stomach with drastic purgatives must hay their natural consequence- to weaken and dis able both org. .ns. Nature exacts severe penal ties lor infringements of her laws, aud tht-re is no more glaring one than that which con sists In frequent and unnecessary dosing with vloieut cunurtios. This is, however, the course pur»ued by many unwlso people who seem to think that the bow-U, unless con stantly relaxed, aro not in a healthy Btate. When a iaxaitve- is really needed, Hosteller's titoinaoh tfltterg is the safest and most thor ough. It neither gripes nor operates vio ently or excessively. It Invigorates tho intestines aud stomach, and arouses the ltvor. Regular ity and vigor are guaranteed by its use Sleep promotsd, appetite res ored, ate among its be nign effects. Ateudenc-' t> rheumatism and kidney trouble is Ltillified by tt, aud it com - pletety eradicates malarial com plaints. The wall paper dealer of the city la Kokstrom. 309 8. Main at, LEADS ALL AMERICAN CITIES. Some About the Library. What the Semi-Annual Report Shows. The Board Decides to Make Another Purehaae of New Bonki, the First Blnoe Last IJscember—-Some Statistical Data. The board of directors of tbe public library held a meeting yesterday after noon. The librarian, Miaa Keleo, reported a total circulation during tbe month of May of 41,024, and an aotual member ship on tbe first day of June of 15,605. Tbe report of the auditing oommitee, recommending that demanda to the amount of $700 be paid, was approved. On motion tbe book committee waa authorized to at once purehaae booka not to exceed $300 in amount, which purehaae waa deemed abaolutely neces sary, no books baring been purchased ainca December laat, with the demanda for the newer booka growing in fre quency daily. It was suggested tbat tbe board co operate with the civil engineera of tbe city to aecurein toto the valuable collec tion of technical literature belonging to the late P. J. Fl w ns the aame to be come a part of tbe public library, where tbe collection may be properly cared for. catalogued, and kept in a manner to make it easily accessible for specialista. The librarian than presented aapecial report covering the work of the firat half of tbe library year, viz., to June let, in which she aaya: "Tbe number of par aona uaing library cards in Loa Angelea today sbowa a higher ratio to tbe popu lation than any other oity in thia coun try. Theae card holders have taken 155,730 booka home to read, while in tbe reading room 58,389 booka have been nsed. The reference department baa been nsed by 19,529 persons for study purposes. The rigid economy tbnt bas been necessary in order to pay debte of last year baa had a perceptible effect upon tbe usefulness of the library. Re quests for booka have become ao urgent on the part of tbe pubhe tbat I would reapectfully euggeat that several orders for booka be made up from the lists of booka submitted by the library patrons to be purchased." "The fiscal year of the library ends the 31at of July. The polioy of catting down tbe appropriation of the library below the limit, which ia but 5 cents on every $100, aerionaly impaira ita useful ness, and I would auggeat tbat the 15.605 patrona of the library be in formed by meana of circulars or bulle tins tbat the nine members of the city council have the power to make or to unmake the library by the control of ita appropriation, and that the 15,605 pa trona be aaked to take atepa to preaent the needs of tbe institution to the hon orable council." The report was received and tbe board adjourned. THERE WAS A HITCH, Why the Oity Dree Contraot Wae Mot Awarded. There is a hitch in awarding the con tract for supplying the city with drugs for the ensuing year. At the meeting of the conncil on Mon day the aupply committee asked for per mission to readvertise for bids. The conncil agreed to this, and thereby bangs a tale. When the committee originally advertised for bids they received tenders from Meaers. Littleboy, Sale. Vaughn, Hance and Helnzeman, all well known druggiets. The bids were opened and tnrned over to the city olerk. Aa they were now public documents they were open to the inapeotion of any citizen, and qnite a number of persons availed themselves of this privilege and handled the bids. Some one of tbe nnmber, wboae identity ia unknown to tbe aupply committee or any official aronnd tbe city hall, added quite a number of figures to one of tbe bide, and made aome erasures and cbangea. The aupply committee discov ered this fact, and at once decided to advertise for new bide, in order tbat all of the biddera may have an equal show. Tbey have likewiae instructed tbe city clerk to see that no one "monkeys" with the bids after they have been opened. JACK THE BURGLAR. A Porch Climber Who Lost His Won derful Ladder. The manner in which Jack the Burg lar enters 2-story bouses bas at last been explained, and tbe mysterious thief was first seen on Monday night. Tbe fellow has been operating exten sively in the southwestern part of the city during the last six months. This last visit was when at 9 o'clock Monday night he attempted to enter the second story of Mrs. F. A. Garnsey'a house at 940 West Washington etreet. The family were on the lower floor en gaged in a joyful little party, when a noise attracted Mrs. Garnsey's atten tion. She raised the window, and saw a man's foot just disappearing up a ladder. He gave a scream and the tbief jumped and ran away. Upon going out a wonderful but simple ladder was found suspended from tbe roof of tbe porch. It was made of rope and had rungs similar to ao ordin ary ladder. At the top was an iron rod made into a hook which was nsed to hang on a window sill or the edge of a porch. A long sectional pole was used to raise tbe contrivance to tbe sill or any fastening. The ladder when taken down could be easily rolled up and carried under the arm without attracting any attention. It was 25 feet long when fully unrolled. A MISSING MAN. Oscar Anderson Uae Mysteriously Dropped Out nf Bight. Oscar Anderson, a Swedish laborer, is missing from his home, at 120 Wilming ton street. He wqb last seen late Satur day night, near the Downey avenue bridge, under the influenon of liquor. He was around the streets v util 8 or 9 o'clock on Saturday evening, with his room-mate, August Henderson. Hen derson left him in company with three Or four other men, who were playing cards and drinking. As there was no excuse for bia going away, his friends suspect foul play, and yesterday reported the case to the police. Anderson has dark hair, light mous tache, weighs 160 pounds, short and heavy set, 29 years of age and wore dark clothing. Use Gxrman Famu.j Boat. HARRIS-PLATT CASE. Demurrers Presented on Both charge* Yesterday. In the United States diatrict court yeaterday, before Judge Ross, Henry T. Gage, aa attorney for Km 1 Harris, and W. A. Cheney, aa attorney for 0, D, Piatt, presented demurrers to both in dictments, one of which waa for using tbe mails for fraudulent purpoaea and tbe other for conspiracy. The demurrers are to tha effect tbat the evidence ia insufficient; that tbe in dictment does not Bpecify places, namea or datee, and that they cannot be con victed upon such unsuppor ed charges. Arguments upon the damutrera will be heard next Monday. W. A. Hart is ia associated with United States Diatrict Attorney George J. Denis as the counsel for tbe government. Yesterday waa tbe date act for the pleaa of the accused, but of course it waa continued pending the outcome of the new move. A DECREE DENIED. Judge Moßlnli-r Orders Judgment In the Olark Divorce Suit. Judge McKinley gave judgment in favor of tbe defendant Mra. £ Clark in In* divorce case brought against her by he inaband, C. W. Clark, for divorce. decree waa ask for on the ground o; tltery, bnt the oourt held that the te uiny did not substantiate this chu fe. The trial occupied several days an<l yas conducted behind closed doors. What Causes Pimples? Clogging of the pores or months of tho seba ceous glands with sebum or oily matter. The plug of sebum in the centre of the pimple Ib called a blackhead, grub, or comedone. Nature will not allow the clogging of the pores to continue long, hence* Inflammation, pain, swelling and redness, later pus or matter forms, breaks or is opened, the plug comes out and the pore is once more free. There are thousands of these pores in the face alone, any one of which is liable to become clogged by neglect or disease. What Cures Pimples? The only reliable preventive and cure, when not due to a constitutional humor, is Cuticura Soap. It contains a mild proportion of CUTICTJRA, the great Skin Cure, which enables it to dissolve the sebaceous or oily matter as it forms at tha mouths of the pores. It stimulates the sluggish glands and tubes to healthy activity, reduces inflammation, soothes and heals irritated and roughened surfaces and restores the skin to its original purity. This is the secret of its wonderful success. For bad complexions, red, rough hands and shapeless nails, dry, thin and falling hair, scaly and Irritated scalps and simple baby blemishes it is wonderful. It is preserving, purifying and beautifying to a degree hitherto unknown among remedies for the skin and complexion. Sale greater than the combined sales of all other skin and complexion soaps. Sold throughout the world. Potter, Dbco and Chem. Coep., Sole Pro prietors, Boston. Wnm.n #..11 -a ,—, - TV unlet, iuii vi pains, akire? and weaknesses find comfort, strength and renewed vitality In Cuticura Plaster, the first and only pain-killing:, nerve-strengthening plaster when all else fails. A When All Others Fail Consult LOS ANGELES MEDICAL & SURGICAL INSTITUTE, 241 S. Main St., Los Angeles, Cal, Tumors, Fistulas, Piles Cured Without detention from business. Nervous, Chronic, Blood, Kid ney, Bladder and Skin Diseases. Surgical Case- Treated an! al 1 Surgical Operations Performed. Broken Down Constitutions Re invigorated. DT l~i Cf\ IVT O Wn ° maT °s suffering KH,KS!I\S from any o the ills of A Liltk/Vl t>J iif o w m do well to call aud consult Ihedociors. COME AND BE HEALttD. It matters not what your trouble may be, come and let tho loc f .ors examine your case. If it is curahle tuey will tell you so Call and satisfy yourself that the doctors un deisiatid your ca*e. /"s * Pi fjnLl CURED by our own I A I A XX n special method, the 'nillltl onlytiue way. 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U. fTnnley "I SuflForod Eovoral Years With rtieuinnttsm. 1 took Hood's Sarsauarlila arid feol better than I have lor years. My wlf» had a bad ea*o of "*lisrrh and wo* con sidered lneirable. t-no took confidence from tho benefit I had received from the us* ol Hood's Garsaparflla and after taking lour bottles of tlw medtolna she Is entirely well." W. H. HamlßY, Pall man, Wash. Be sure to get Hood' 9. Hood'a Fills cure Uver Ills, sick lieadaclia, Jaundice, Indigestion. Try a Sox. 26*. •> AIttPSKWEtfTS. .■„_„__■■_„ NtfwLn h anu ■ l, rvSTr tIN a r a it. lUndcr direction ol At. Hivsaj.i a. v. wvatt, aansgw. Five Nights of Stlmnlat'ne Fun and a Rippling Mailnt-e with HALLEN k HART And Their Distinguished Company and the Idol of New York aud Lou4ou, Lyflia Uwm Titus I* the Blood Warming Whirl of FROLIC, I T" I I C" TUIaC ■ '■ *—■ DANCEand , •— j* SONG. IDEA Beats now on sale. Reg ular prices- $1, 75* 50c and 25c Gl RAND OPERA HilllSß. r LAWBENOKHANLBY, Manager and Stage Director. 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SPRIN3 STREET if Ware coming north l THIS WINTER BstSO FOR A COPY Of The Palace Hotel Souvenir It wilt nl i you In the oUtfoa »f h. hotel, fiecuro upartmeuLH v. nd irauite by telegraph PALACE I lOTEL BAN FKANCI-'u 1. CAL. 13 Jblim LAND FOR SALE. BY THB LOT OR APRS, In OQiSfrOT*, ('a. tut .|i|iti viii. >-•),» a fit. m sii'iitl, o( 1..« Auae. 1.-, nil Ihl- L. \. .V: V It B. No p s,s lit It for a heme. Loo.Hon h autlfui. The best of soli, water, climate, sotnery, and tioiclun. tin snii /<*-.. for yours, if- 11 >»hoii drive out, or take the rtaliuenfa Jiimmv railrOAd, l-'or rartli*r Infor mation »i>tl» in C. 00 K. 289 N. Msin il-est, Los AnkeleK, or to sitWAKU UOLK at Cot*. Kinif. 11 llltf Baker Iron Works BCD TO tltUi BUUSA VI.IT A 3T. LOS ANQEUE3. - CAL, sdjolulug S. P. Ground*, ISA, aataj 8