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VOL. XLV. NO. 14
The Synod Decides the Los
Angeles Appeal
And Restored to His Full Min=
isterial Functions
'or Final Decision by the Presbyterian
General Assembly
loi Angeles Delegates to the Synod Were
Not Allowed to Vote
The War of Words Was Fierce, but the rtem
bers ol the Los Angeles Presby
tery Expressed Themselves
as Being Satisfied
Aisociated Press Special Wire.
SAN JOSE, Oct. 24.—At the Presbyte
rian synod of California today the com
mission appointed to investigate the
troubles oi the First church of Los An
geles reported overruling the action of
the Los Angeles Presbytery in every in
stance and alleging that there was not
sufficient evidence to sustain the verdict
of the Los Angeles Presbytery; also that
that body bad made several errors at the
several bearings. The report waa adopted
and notice of appeal to the general a>
aembly was given.
Then followed a heated discussion, doz
ens of members calling on the chair for
recognitiion to give their views as to the
question whether the report of tne com
mission restored Rev. Hurt Estes How
ard to bis pastorate. The war of words
raged tierce and fast and linaly Rev. L.
Robin«oo offered a resolution that it be
the sense of the synod that the Los An
geles Presbytery recognize Rev. Burt
Estes Howard as fully restored to his
ministerial functions. Amid many warm
expressions the synod adopted the resolu
tion, the Los Angeles members not be
ing permitted to vote. The Los Angeles
Presbytery members said the adoption
of the resolution satisfied them, as it
would be a basis for the ciaim of error on
their appeal to the general assembly. The
synod adjourned sine die.
The action of the Presbyterian synod
1 in reversing the decision of the Los An
geles presbytery as regards Rev. Burt
Estes Howard and the elders o the West
minster Presbytelran church was received
■in Los Angeles by Mr. Howard's friends
with'great "pleasure.Jlt on
Tuesday evening that this would be tne
probable action of the synod, and when
the news came it was not altogether un
The anti-Howard members of the old
First Presbyterian church who now form
the Central church have not lost heart,
however. They propose to continue the
light and will go to the court ot last re
sort—the Presbyterian general assembly
of America. They contend that the re
solution adopted ry the synod restoring
the Rev. Howard to his pastorate will be
their strongest basis on appeal. They as
ters that it was error, to use a legul
phrase, to take such action.
. They also hold further that while the
actio:; of the synod nullifies the decision
of the presbytery in (he matter of the
trial of Rev. Howard and the elders, it
has no effect as to the action of the pres
bytery in dividing the First Presbyterian
church into two organizations, and also
dividing the coin obtained from the sale
of the First cburcn property. The mat
ter of the division of the First church
will stand, it is true, but the dividing of
the coin is another matter. It looks as
though the Howardites had the best end
of that proposition. They have the coin.
The civil courts have decided that they
can lepally hold it, atter the presbytery
had ordered them to give up some of it to
the Central church people and they had
Fur a while there will be a truce in the
church waifare. Now the general assem
bly has got to go over the wnole difficulty
and settle it finally, once and for all.
Select Gonzales as Their Next Place of fleet-
Ing---Closing Exercises
SAN JOSE, Oct. 24.—At the session of
the South Central Baptist association to
day Gonzales was selected as tbe place of
meeting next vcar. Bey. F. IS. Mitchell
of San Jose will preaoh the introductory
sermon and Rev. X T. Sanford of Santa
Cruz tho doctrinal sermon. This morning
was devoted to a discussion of Sunday
work. It was resolved to give larger con
tributions for missionary work in Cali
The Young People's Society of Christ
ian Endeavor met this afternoon and
elected the following officers: Rev. W.
F. Gray of Morgan Hill, president; Mrs.
W. J. Burrcll of Santa Cruz, J. Harris of
Monterey and Miss Carlyle of Hollister,
vice-presidents; Ethel Wilkins of San
Jose, secretary, W. J. Burrcll of Santa
Clara, treasurer; Mrs. H. M. Johnson of
Salinas, superintendent of junior work.
This evening tne conference cl jsed with
exercises by the Young People's society.
Oeorge I'urnell of Sacramento gave an
account of the meeting of the National
Baptist Young People's union in Balti
The Exchange Representatives Are Busy at
the East
CLEVELAND, Oct. 24. | —A. H. Naftz
ger of Los An teles, president of the
Southern California Fruit Exchange, is
in the city arranging lor tbe sale of Cali
fornia fruit, particularly oranges and
lemons, diroct to jobbers, instead of
through commission men, as iieretoiorj.
He says that the exchange, whi;h repre
sents 00 per rent of nil tne growers, will
establish agencies in all large cities to
distribute tbe product, and the old meth
od of doing business will be abandoned.
Senator Van Wyck Dead
WASHINGTON. Oct. 24.—Ex-United
States Senator Van Wyck died at 4:30
tnia afternoon at his apartments in the
Portland flats. He was stricken with ap
oplexy Monday, and his condition since
has been very critical. He showed slight
Iniprovenunt Wednesday morning, out
at night grew steadily worse, and since
then his death ha- been momentarily ex
pected. At his bedside when the end
came were Mrs. Van Wyek, a daughter,
Miss Fanny, and liis wife's brother, Mr.
Mark Broadhead.
American Students Barred From the dreen
wlch Naval School
toe British authorites feel they have gone
as far as prudence and courtesy permits
in assisting in the education 01 our naval
constructors, for the navy department
has been notified that hereafter no Ameri
can naval otlicers will he permitted to
take the course at the Greenwich Hoyal
School of Naval Architecture, a privilege
which has been enjoyed by them for
many years with such signal bencht that
they have usually graduated at or near
the head of their classes. The Glasgow
school and that at Paris, however, are
still open to our young constructors, and
with the opening of the Cornell course of
naval architecture the navy department
feels it can get along cry well.
A Lodl Woman's Persistent Attempts at
LODI, Cal., Oct. 24.—Mrs. Nellie Jones
was found near the depot this rooming,
suffering from strychnine poisoning. She
came from Stockton some time ago, and
on the way to this city attempted suicide
After ber recovery she \va» taken in
charge by the ladies of the W. C. T. U.,
who found a place for her to work. A
nionth ago she loft here and walked to
Tracy, hue was sent back to Stockton.
Today she left Stockton and walked to
Lodi. Where she got the poison is a
This is the Presbyterian minister who was convicted of contumacy by the presbytery
of this city and suspended from his functions. The syncd yesterday at San Jose reversed
the findings of the presbytery.
mystery. Mrs. Jones will recover. She
has attempted suicide four times before.
Shot by Her Brother
SAN FRANCISCO, Ojt. 24.—Cecilia
McConnell, aged 8, died today from the
effects of a pistol shot in her nead. Pier
b-other Frank, aged 12, was playing stage
robber, and fired a 22-calibcr pistol at
his sister. The mother, it is feared, will
lose her reason in consequence of the ac
The Wicked Samoao Rebels Refuse to
Pay Taxes
The Long Litigation Over the American Land
Claims Is Ended—The Claims
Declared Valid
APIA, Oct. 'J, pur steamer Mariposa,
via San Francisco, October 24. —The po
litical situation here remains unchanged,
the rebel party maintaining a delimit at
titude and refusing to pay taxes. The
royal party make this failure an excuse
for the non-payment of their own taxes
and public funds are low. Scvoral of the
rebel natives have been making triiiinle
and refusing to allow foreign claimants
who have had tracts of land awarded to
them by the land commissioner and the
supreme court to occupy euch land. War
rants have been issued for the arrest of
the offenders, but it will not he possible
to enforce such warrants unless the as.
slftauce of the loreign warships is
Tne important case of Wellman.Neylan
and Hobba of San Francisco against the
National bank ol N T ew Zealand and others,
involving the title to many thousands of
acres of valuable hind in Samoa, has just
been decided by Chief Justice Ide after a
lengthy trial. Tue property involved is
the sn-cahed American land claims,
which have been a subject of controversy
for twenty years or more. The decision
holds the American ciaims to be the tirst
in right, and secures all the lands to the
plaintiffs, providing their interests to be
proven by further evidenco are sufficient
to absorb all the lands; but if the prop
erty is more than suttiuient to satisfy all
American claims, then the surplus is to
go to tho defendants.
Chinese and Negro
STOCKTON, Oct, 24.—Ohn Gun, a
Chinese who conducted a saloon hero un
til his license was revoked by the reform
government, was today married,his bride
being a mulatto woman named Irene
Wilson. The marriage was performed by
a justice of the peace in the presence
of several lawyers and newspaper men.
"louhier's Successor
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21. —Madison
Babcock was this afternoon elected super
intendent of schools, to succeed Andrew
J. Moulder, deceased. Babooak was as
sistant superintendent under Moulder.
Owing to the Vigilance of Min
ister de Lone
Tbe Offenders Will Be Tried by the
The Spanish Government Has Decided to Con
vert Merchant Vessels Into Cruisers.
Recognition Is Feared
Associated Press Special Wire.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24.—1t has been
due to the activity of Minister Dupuy
de Lome, thr* Spanish roDrasentative in
Washington, that the large band of Cu
bans, charged in Delaware with being
iiliuusters. have been apprehended in one
of the Bahama islands. News of tiie cap
ture, receiven heretofore, lias been con
firmed by official advices. Since the
acquittal at Wilmington, Del., of the
Cubans the minister has received con
stant reports of their movements, but
toon no steps toward their apprehension
until thoy reached one of the Bahama
islands and were under the jurisdiction
of tb« British authorities. The latter
were quick to act on information from
Washington, and as no British war vessel
was at the point of Cuban rendezvous, v
ship was ordered to praceed from Jamai
ca. The capture was effected without
difficulty and the prisoners wero taken to
Nassau, where they will be tried by the
British. The impression among officials
here is that the suspects will lie dealt
n-ith by the British authorities in a sum
m iry way The capture is regarded as
o.ie of the most, important thus far made.
. LONDON*, Oct. 24.—The Central News
agency has a dispatch from Madrid say
ing the government has decided upon
the arming of the Spanish Transatlantic
companv'a steamers and the conversion
of the old cruisers Niimmicia and Victoria
into modern warships for tne Cuban ser
vice. This action un the part of the gov
ernment is generally regarded as a pre
paratory measure against the recognition
ot the insurgents as belligerents by any
American government. It is accepted as
a certainty that Spain would regard such
recognition on the part of any govern
ment as a violation of international law
and would inuneidately place the nation
upon a war footing.
Favors Recognition
BLOOMINGI'OX, 111., Oct. 24.-Colonel
Robert G. Ingersoll addressed the annual
reunion of the Soldiers and Sailors asso
ciation of McLean county here this after
noon. In the course of his remarks he
udvocated strongly the annexation of
Canada, Hawaii and Cuba. He said tbe
Stars and Stripes should wave over all the
country from the Gulf of Mexico to the
Arctic ocean. He also emphatically fa
vored recognition of the Cubans as
belligerents. His senti.nenls were re
ceived with thundering applause.
The Yznaga Divorce Case
YANKTON, S. D., Oct. 24. —A divorce
has been granted Mrs. Mabel Y'znaga,
against Fernandino Yznaga of New York
city. The com plaint alleged desertion.
The d< fondant made no contest, tint ap
peared by his attorney, so as to render
the deoree as valid to him as to her.
There is nothing in the decree relative to
property lights, it being understood that
ibts matter" had been arranged between
the parties to their mutual satisfaction.
Charged With Murder
UKIAH.Oct. 24.— It is said that Henry
Carder, a young man who lives near
Covelo, has been arrested for the murder
of Charles Feltnn. He was known to have
i eft home on the momin ; of h • homicii c
with a .IS caliber ritle. A bullet of the
same caliber was found in the body of
the murdered man.
Killed Them Both
FORT GIIISION, I. T., Ocr. 24.-Dick
and Zeke Crittenden were both killed at
Wagoner this evening by Ed Reed. Reed
hod a writ far Zeke and when he went to
served it he resisted and was killed. His
brother Hick then took a hand and Heed
killed him also.
The Maxwell Case Decided
SANTA FE, Oct. 21.—The supreme
court of New .Mexico baa rendered a
bnal decision in favor of the Maxwell
Land Grant company in the suit ot Bent
heirs, involving a twelfth interest in the
Maxwell land grant, valued at $500,000.
This celebrated case has been in the
courts over thirty years. It grew out of
a claim of the children of Governor
Charles Rent, who was killed in the rev
olution of 1847 at Taos. The present de
cision quiets the title in the Maxwell
Scottish Rite flasons Feast and Listen to Pa
triotic Speeches
WASH [NGTON,Oct. 21.—The session of
the Supreme Council Ancient and Ac
cept* ti Scottish Rite Masons today was
devoted to committee work and legislat
ive business. The usual banquet was
given at the Hotel Raleigh tonight, v.hon
toasts were responded to by prominent
members of the order.
Tomorrow the members of the council
will go in a body to Arlington cemetery,
whero an oration will be delivered over
the grave of the late Albert Vise.
Among the speakers was Representa
tive J. L>. Richardson of Tennessece, dio
responded to the toast, "The President
of the United States."
In tho cours6 of his remarks he said:
"i'aidoti me, however,if I add we hold in
the highest regard and greatest favor that
unwritten hut none the less sacred poi
tion of that instrument which extends its
imperial aegis to distant Madagascar and
thore protects its bumble subject, thoucli
be be a 'little off color' and ax-consul,and
which holds out a helping hand to strug
gling patriots in the island of Cuba in
their efforts to he free from the oppres
sion and tyranny of an effete monarchy
of the old world, and which speaks the
word which insures safety and asylum for
our brethren of the 'Mystic Tie' In far off
Japan; und lastly whicn says firmly, if
not definitely, to John Bull himself and
all the monarchs of Europe that while
you may rend asunder, dismantle una
aggrandize the provinces and territories
there if you will, you shall not lav your
unlioly hands on one foot of soil beyond
your present holdings in the western
hemisphere, wherthor it be in North or
.South America."
And Honolulu Is Once More a Clean
No New Cases of Cholera Have Besn Reported
for Two Weeks — Claims of
British Citizens
HONOLULU, Oct. 17, per steamer
Mariposa, via San Francisco, Oct. 24.—
1 lie board of health bas lifted the quar
antine and Honoldulu is once more n
clean port. No cases of cholera have been
reported for over two weeks and there is
reason to believe that the trouble has
been eradicated. The steamer Mariposa
came inside of the harbor this morning
and allowed her passengers to come
ashore. The vessel takes mail and pas
sengers from here and will be furnished a
clean bill of health by both United States
Consul Mills and the board of health'
No* that the cholera trouble is over
the government will take nn the claims
of the British arising out of tho Jaiitiarv
rebellion. Minister Hatch is preparing
the governmeiu's defense. Tho taking of
testimony in he Cranstoun suit against
the Vancouver steamer Warrimoo will
commence tomorrow. Cranstoun wants
$150,000 fcr being forcibly taken from this
lloth the Olympia and Bennington havo
returned to port and the officers of both
vessels are allowed to come ashore. The
Olympia will leave for the China station
about tne I2d instant.
Can Now Be Wreaked on Unprotected
The Troops Leave Jackson's Hole, but If
There Is Any Danger It Threat
ens the Indians
SALT LAKE, Oct. 24.—A special to
the Trihnne from Pocatello, Idaho, says:
A soliior train passed through here to
night en route home to Fort Robinson,
via Cheyenne. The train consisted of six
coaches, one Pullman sleeper and leu
freight cars, occupied by three companies
of soldiers and officers of the Eighth in
fantry, Major Bldbse in command,accom
panied by their mules, military wagons,
etc. Two of thesd companies are from
Jacksona' Hole and one from Ross Fork,
Indian agency, where they have been
stationed oil summer lo quell Indian
troubles. They expect to be joined at
Montpeller by two companies of cavalry,
numhering 136 men, 200 horses ami six
artillery wagons. This prjcedure leaves
Jackson's Hole entirely without govern
ment protection, and the Indians' time
for revenge to which they have been eag
erly looking forward, is at hand.
An O'l Explosion
SANTA BARBARA, Oct. 24.— H. D.
Rondel,while tilling a car with oil at Sum
merland tonight canst i severu explo
sion. A box car contained two tanks,
and Mr. Rondel climbsd on top of tbe
car with a lantern to sco if the tank was
full. Gas from the tank is supposed to
have been exploded by the lantern,
burning Mr. Rondel's face and hands
very badly. Parties cannot go near the
car* with a light, so il is not Kuowu
whether the oil tank exploded. Mr.
Rundel is manager of the Alameda and
Santa Barbara Development company.
Afraid of Sliver
LONDON, Oct. 24.-A Berlin dispatch
to the Times says Baion Yon Haam
mcrstein, Prussian minister of agricul
ture, at a banquet at Rntibnr yesterday
said the imperial government was delib
erating how to meet the ser.ous danger
arising from the fall in tbe price of sil
ver. His remarks, however, were some
what obtcure, and it is believed can
scarcely be interpreted as favoring bi
The Fastest Regular Train
CHICAGO, 0ct.24.— The fastest regular
train ever run in the world, taking dis
tance into Consideration, will begin its
daily trips over the Santa F'e road next
Tuesday. It will leave Chicago at (i
p. m„ and reach Los Angeles on Friday
at 6 p. in., making the run of 22US miles
in keventy-four bonis, allowing for the
difference in time.
Unbecoming Conduct
SAX FRANCISCO, Oct. 24.—Manuel
Casin, who was made a general in the
new Salvadorun army which Antonio
Ezeta expects to ussomhlc, is wanted for
the alleged larceny of a bicycle. A war
rant for his arrest baa been issued. • ,
To Be Enforced by a Squadron
of Warships
Interest Excited at Washington by the
Russia Evidently Alms to -Secure an Ocean
Terminus for the Transsibsrian Rail
road, Now Building
Atsociated Press Special Wire
LONDON, Oct. 24.-A special from
Shanghai says that a Russian squadron
of fifteen ships bus left VladWostonk
for Chemulpo ana Fusen. The Japanese
lleet in Form Git waters, it is also stated,
has been recalled, and it is announced
on excellent authority that seveial British
warships tiave been ordered to sail for
Corea. It is stated at Shanghai that the
Japanese reply to the demand of Russia
that the former evacuate Corea is couched
in pacific but firm language, and reports
against the dictatioujby Russia in Coresn
affairs. A Shanghai dispatch says that
the situation is most grave and that pre
parations for an expected struggle are
visible on all sides, but it is hoped that a
solution of the difficulty will be found in
Russia anil Japan agreeing to divide
WASHINGTON", Oct. 24.—The"cablf"|re
ports that a Russian fleet ot tittecn ves
sels was on its way to Corea attracted
much attention among tho diplomatic
representatives of the cast to winch it
was shown. It is regarjed as presenting
gravo conditions, if the facts as reportod
are true. The fact that Fuian is one of
the points toward which tho Russians are
heading is nointed out as especially sig
nificant. Vusan is at the southeasterly
extremity of Corea and is the point near
est to Japan, being only twelve hours
sail from the Japanesn mainland. Fur
ther north is Won San, the strategic
point in Corea which tne Russians have
long sought to secure. It is on Brougb
ton's hay, in tho east of Corea. The bay
is tho only useful harbor is the stretch of
600 miles along the cast coast of Corea.
The harbor is perfectly sheltered and is
open the year round. Loading authori
ties agree that it will ultimately he the
terminus of the tianssiberian railway
which Russia is building. For these
reasons the movement of the Russian
fleet towards these points of strategic
Importance is watched with keen interest.
LONDON, 'Oot. 24.—The Times' Hong
Kong correspondent learns from a reliable
aource that by the recently concluded
Rosso-China treaty Kussia obtains rights
to anchor her Beet at Port Arthur and to
construct and work under Russian ad
ministration railways from Nertchinsk
and Tsitsihar to VTadivostuck and from
Tsitsihar to I'ort Artnur, together with
other commercial advantages to which
the most favored nations clause is not
applicable. Hut tho Chinese reserve the
option'o purchase tho railways twenty
years hence at, a prico to bo arranged
In nn editorial commenting upon its
dispatch from llonkong, the Times says
this morning:
Our correspondent has close relations
with men wno are aide to penetrate be
neatti tho surface of things. His start
ling news, therefore, cannot be disregard
ed, even, as is too probable, though it De
followed by an official denial. Russia
cannot possibly imagine that the great
powers will view with indifference a de
struction of the balance of power which
is almost) unparalleled in "Its audacity.
China's option to purchase the railways
is a jest almost too cynical to lind a place
in any serious diplomatic transaction.
Under the indicated conditions Manchu
ria would practically become a Russian
province, while Fekin would he witbin
Russia's grasp. Russian statesmen are
sd well <iware of tae magnitude of tbe
change Involved that it is impossible
thai they execute them unless tney have
definitely resolved to abandon tbe cau
tious and nacitic policy ot tbe last reign
and plungo into vast and dangerous ac
tivities. To say nothing of Japan, Eng
land and Germany, ami even France, in
spite of her complaisance, could scarcely
fail to perceive that her friendship hail
been exploited with unexpected thorough
YOKOHAMA, Oct. 24.— Count Inouye
lias started for Corea as special ambassa
doi. Thirty-six soshi were airssted on
the arrival of Ujina from Corea.
Hughes Fined and Imprisoned
SANTA FK., Oct. 21.—8y unanimous
Advertisers Reach the People
Get in line early with your Sunday advertising;
The Sunday Herald is a big one.
Through The Herald
decision of the territorial supreme court,
Thomas Hughes, editor of the Daily Cit
izen at Albuiiiierue, was found guilty of
contempt of court and was fined $1 and
costs and sentenced tv sixty days in the
United States jail. Hughes, as champiou.
of the delegate to congress, T. B. Catron,
on trial charged with subornation of
perjury, published an attack on the mem
beis of the supreme court.
Te Subdue the Impetuosity of the Rising
LONDON", Oct. 25.—The Standard has
further details from its Constantinople
correspondent regarding the execution of
the fifty young TurKs arrested on Satur
day on charges of excesses duiing the
Armenian riots. The lifty culprits, after
a trial, were conveyed by night aboard
a Turkish man-of-war, whose boats took
them into the gulf current and droppeo
them overboard. "I am able to assert."
continues the correspondent, "that these
measures have entirely broken the spirit
of the Turkish revolutionists. Hassan
I'asan, minister of marine, is also sus
pected and is closely watched."
Will Remember That the Mining Laws Protect
the Poor
CHICAGO, Oct. 24.-Governor Altgeld
secretly appointed seven state mine in
spectors and today be summoned them
before him, gave them their commissions
and then made the following tal* to them
regarding tbeir dutiei. The governor
"The mining laws of this state were
enacted for the protection of the weak
and the poor. The other, who is strong,
can take care of himself. These coal
miners are sometimes ignorant of their
lights, always poor and dependent, and
cannot manifest their dissatisfaction
with objrctionablo conditions prevailing
around the mines without risking their
jobs. You are, therefore, appointed by
the state to do for them what they cannot
do fur themselves.
"I therefore insist that in inspecting
mines, you do so without permitting the
operators or their representatives to ac
com pnny you.
"Mage your inspection thorough and
Independent and without their aid. Af
ter you have done so, find out from the
men if there is any ground for complaint
among them.
"I further wish to say that there has
been entirely too many accidents, not
that theie has been more within the past
few years than formerly, but I mean to
say there were some accidents that
should have been avoided."
Forninst Free Coinage
LOUISVILLE, Oct. 24.—A special to
the Courier Journal from Owensboro,
JCy., says:
The bankers of Kentucky ioday unan
imously adopted resolutions declaring
themselves against tho free and unlimited
coinage of silver and in favor of the sin
gle gold standard and the retirement of
the greenbacks.
His Horse Stumbled
LONDON Oct. 24.—Lord Delaraore,
while hunting near Tarporley, had his
horse stumble under him and be was
thrown. As a result of the accident he is
in a critical condition.
BY TELEGRA PH—Argument begun in
the Durrant esse—Kev. Dr. Howard
is sustained by the Presbyterian
synod—Samoan news; American land
claims declared valid — Efforts to
bring the national Republican con
vention to San Francisco—Two fatal
accidents and a murder at Tomb
stone, Ariz.— The Pernlta-Reavis
land claim case formally decided
against tbe claimant—A party of
Cuban filibtistcrers seized within Brit
ish jurisdiction — A Russian fleet
bound for Corean waters — W.
T. Stead writes an article on
Monroeism — A fatal collision at
Hyde Park, Mass.—The Corbett
l'itzimmsons tight degenerates
into a talking match—Shoot for tbe
Dupont trophy; aporting notes—The
troops leave Jackson's Hole—Speech
es at tho Scottish rite Masonic ban
quet at Washington—lnterstate com
missioner writes a letter on railroad
pooling—Long Beach; a private labor
day; chrysanthemum fair —Anaheim:
new building — Hueneme—Ventura;
the Ojai high scnool—Pomona; a
small boy's matches cause a tire-
Santa Ana; tbe Miller liquor case;
Foresters celebrate—Riverside; a bi
cycle collision; trouble with "trauij s.
Lieutenant Uovernor S. Q.
Millard Is Dead
i brave hii it m m
His Last Thought Was of Hit
Wife and Her Sorrow
It Is Likely That Senator Flint WUI
Fill the Vacancy
No Arrangements Have Been Made as Yet
lor the Funeral
The Scene at the Dying Man's Roan Last
Night—He Passed Away Just Be.
fore ftldnlght—Conaclaiaa .
and Calm
Lieutenant Governor Spencer O. Mil
lard died at five minutes to 12 lsst night.
The death scene occurred at his rooms in
the Locke hotel, on the corner of Second
and Hill streets. His devoted wife, his
cousin, J. Ji. Millard, and Mrs. Millard's
brother, Giles Hall, were at the dying
•nan's side.
The end came without a straggle, and
his bard tight against death and disease
whs over. At about 11:30 Mr. Millard ap
peared to realize that his end was near,
though up to that time he held with
great tenacity the idea that he would la
cover. He was perfectly conscious and
recognized those about him, and mat the
ordeal bravely and peacefully.
A short time before the end Mrs. Mil
lard lost ihe wonderful self-control she
has manifested throughout her husband's
illness,ana wept softly,but not so quietly
but that the sound reached the ears of
the dying man. Summoning all that was
left of his fleeting strength, he managed
to turn his face toward her, and despite
his failing breath whispered, '"Don't cry,
don't cry, poor laa."
No <l-tails have been arranged as to the
funeral services.
Spencer G. Millard was born July 10,
1857, in lonia county, Michigan. Hia
early boyhood was spent on bis father'a
farm. He was the only son. His sister
Frances became a missionary to India,
but after a ten-year sojourn there died
from fever. Mr. Millard may welt be
classed as a self-raaao man. His college
education at Hillsdale college, Michigan,
was procured by the results of his own
industry. After graduating he was ap
pointed principal of the Carson City,
Mich., school, which position ha filled ac
ceptably for two years, when ha began
reading law with William O. Webster of
lonia, Mich. When admitted to the bar
he formed a partnership with Mr. Web
ster. The firrt sigu bearing the firm
name Webster & Millard is still over the
oftce door in lojia, where W. O. Webster
continues the business.
In 183b' Mr. Millard married Misa Ida
Hall of lonia, Mich., whoso father had
previously removed to Southern Califor
nia and located in Los Angeles. Mr.
Millard and wife came to this city in 1887
and look up a residence. Mr. Millard
opened a law office a successfu
practice. He at once took an interest in
and became an active participant in pol
itics. He had from boyhood taken mure
than a passing interest in local and
national affairs and at the time of hia
leaving Michigan he was chairman of
the lonia ccanty committee. He had
practically munaged the campaign of
William 0. Webster in 1882, when Mr.
Hall ran on the Republican ticket for
congress from the Fifth congressioal <?ia
tirct of Michigan. In 1892 Mr. Millard
was made chairman of the Republican
city committee in Loa Angeles, and in
18M was chairman of the county com
mittee and received the nomination for
lieutenant-governor, and was elected.
He took an active part in the cam
paign of 1894, and to his overwork at
that time is due indirectly his early
death. His constitution, never very
strong, was weakened from over work,and
lung trouble developed in January of
ABOUT THE CITY.—A new departure
in the construction of city buildings;
a plan to simplify bidding -The rec
ommendations made by the sewer
committee tor action on Monday—Peti
tions now in circulation for a second
allocation election—A meeting to
night to devise ways and means for
the erection of a Masonic temple—A
decision from the supreme court yes
terday in the case of Haas et al. ver
sus tbe Mutual Relief association of
l'etaluma Dainty bappjnings in the
polite world—The live stocKshow and
the day'a racea at Agricultural
park—The entertainment ptovided at
tne Angel City athletic club last night
—George W. Picks, an alleged rail
road agent, unmasked — Senator
Thurston giants an interview; he
favors the improvement of harbors -
The Willard family in the district
oourt-The death of Lieutenant-Gov
ernor Spencer G. Millard.
ORPHEUM.—Ac 8 p.m.; vaudeville.
BURBANK.—Ai 8 p.m.; Sweet Lavender.
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