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KILLING PACE
Was Taken by New Jersey
Wheelmen
TWENTY BRUISED SCORCHERS
pa wit DUMPED TOGETHER IN A
HEAP
Boms Leg* Left Unbroken, but Every
Wheel Was Smashed—The Ball
Gams*—Sporting Notes
Associated Press Special Wire.
NEW TORK, June 7.—While turning
a sharp corner at ths foot of a steep
bill, twenty riders In a five-mile road
race near Passaic, N. J., ran into the
mouth of a big atone quarry and every
one of the racers was Injured and every
wheel was wrecked. That none of the
riders were killed was extraordinary.
Sixty cyclists had entered the contest
and by the time the steep hill was reach
ed twenty riders were bunched. They
did not slow up for the hill, but dashed
down at full speed. As they reached
the sharp corner they attempted to turn
into the river road. The momentum was
too great, however, and each man lost
oontrol of his wheel. As the leaders went
down amid their wrecked wheels their
followers ran into them amid the wild
est confusion. A cry of horrow went
up from the spectators on the hills and
several women fainted. Half a hundred
men were soon at the scene of the acci
dent and the work of extricating the in
jured was begun. Several of the riders
were dragged out unconscious.
George Peddy of Llndhurst was found
twenty feet away, half dazed, between
piles of stones and with a broken leg.
He had been among the first to strike the
obstruction. The stone which the lead
ers struck weighed fully ten tons and
on all sides of it lay bleeding and bruised
riders. Parts of wheels and racing
suits were scattered all around. The
men were freed from the wreckage and
assisted to a shed near by, where the
spectators bound up their wounds. Ped
dy was the only one seriously hurt, but
none escaped without some injury and
many of them had to be taken home
in carriages.
The wheelmen blame the officers of
the race for not warning them pi the
dangerous turn.
IN MICHIGAN
CHARLOTTE, Mich., June 7.—Owen
Kimble of Louisville collided with Eber
hart of Sallna, Kan., in the mile handi
cap professional bicycle race here. Kim
ble's collar bone was broken in two
places. Results:
Professional, half-mile, open—Fred
Schreln won, Harry Marsh second, C. C,
Aughenbaugh third. Time, 1:04.
One mile handicap, professional—E.
Winzet (100 yards) won, Blnghelmer
(100) second, William Decardy (60) third.
Time, 2:09.
ON THE TURF
Mixed Racing at the Overland Park
Meet
DENVER, Colo., June 7.—Results at
Overland park:
Trotting, 2:30 class—Hazel Kinney
won; best time, 2:19; May Queen sec
ond, Teller third.
Pacing, 2:19 class—Beechwood won;
best time, 2:18; Carmlno second. Quick
silver third.
Trotting, 2:23 class —American Jay
won; best time, 2:21; Lizzie S. second,
La Gratitude third.
Running, five furlongs—Polish won,
Clan Campbell second, Hlmenia third.
Time, 1:04.
Running, six furlongs—Charry Leaf
won, Charlemange second, Flylnrj
Dutchman third. Time, 1:18.
TEUTONIC TROTTING
HAMBURG, June 7.—At the trotting
meeting here today A. Belt's Lobengula
won the German Derby. This race Is
for 15,000 marks and a silver statuette;
distance 3200 metres.
Baron Oppenheim's Sporn was second
and Prince Battyani's Gunache third.
Race Entries
The following Is a list of entries and
weights for the races at Gravesend,
York, which are posted at the Los An
geles Turf club, 212 South Spring street.
Commissions received on these races andi
Hull descriptions of the events given.
Races begin at 11:30 (Los Angeles
time); first quotations received at 11:15
a. m. Telephone Main 1421.
First race, high weight handicap, six
furlongs—Cleopbua 126, The Swain 125, Tha
Manxman lis, Xmas 115, Miss Prim 115,
Mistral 115, Alarum 113, Kaiser Ludwlg 100.
Belchax 109, Sir Play 108, Prompt 107, Doml
tor 106, Miss Lillian 106, Beaufort 100.
Second race, mile, selling—Septour, 110,
Tom Cromwell 110, Intermission 109, Amner
107, Rondo 107. Strathrol 106, Marshall 106,
Albert S. 104, Ilcldemere 104, Sue Kittle 101,
Storm King 99, Jefferson 96, Salvado 99,
Leedsvlllo 93, Azure S9.
Third race, the Clover slakes, four and
one-half furlongs—Mlas Rowena 119. Juda
11», Miss Tenny 112, Kay Ida 112. Abundant
112, Barracan 112, Briar Sweet 112, Kittle-
Daly 112, May Benham 112. (Barracan and
Briar Sweet, Marcuß Daly entry.)
Fourth race, the Preakness stakes, mile
and one-Sixteenth— Rensselaer 120 Chal
lenger 120, Buddha 115, Rotterdam'lls
Sunny Slope 116. Paul Kauvar 108, Free
Lance 108, On Deck 108. Rltie 108. Asure
F^lns O V*" m m - «*
I. If th race. 2-year-olds, selling, fl ve f ur .
longs-Central Trust 112, False Pride 110
George, Jr., 107. Brentwood 106. Olney ion
General Maceo 104, Burnap 103 RuL.
Rucker 102. Miss Florida 100, Red Gl'dd S9
Sixth race, mile and one-sixteenth—Brl
mar 118, Ben Brush 116, Peep o' Day n«
Sir Vassar 116, Volley 113, P au , Kauvar Ml
rorw c o n .h i u i ™t o 9? n m - at -
ON THE DIAMOND
A Whole Lot of Goose Eggs for One
Day
WASHINGTON, June 7.-The visitors
played an errorless game today and shut
c"e t ve t land S 7 naton '' SC ° r<!: Wasnln B' ton °,
Brooklyn-The Louisville* won a well
played game from the Brooklyn* this af
ternoon. Both Hill and Payne pitched
good ball, but the latter was liberal with
bases on balls. Attendance, 1512. Score-
Brooklyn 1, Louisville 3.
. k N «U.J. orlt r Sulllvan lost nl » nerve In
the fifth inning today, before which time it
le* «d as though the Giants had! the game
already won. But the Colts on a single
and bases on balls fattened their run
column by adding four tallies to the one
already there. Then Seymour was brought
Into the game and Anson's men were never
in it afterward. Score: New York 10, Chl
oago (.
Baltimore—The Champions won from the
Browns today In a well played game. It
was a pitchers' battle throughout. Score:
Baltimore 4, St. Louis 2.
Philadelphia—The Phillies turned the
tables on Cincinnati today, and. In a game
full of excitement and kicking on both
■Ides, completely shut out the visitors. The
locals' fielding was faultless. McDermoTTs
umpiring gave general dissatisfaction.
Score: Cincinnati 0, Philadelphia 4.
Boston—The Pirates could not score to
day .although they had men on bases In
nearly every Inning. Nichols was very
effective and the Beaneaters bunched their
hits at the right time. Score: Boston 4,
Pittsburg 0.
FIELD SPORTS
The Irish Athletes' Contest at Ball's
Bridge
DUBLIN, June 7.—Large crowds wit
nessed the Irish athletic sports at Ball's
bridge today. The weather was beautiful
and the greatest Interest was displayed in
the events. Following are the winners In
the championship contests:
Slinging 56-pound weight between the
legs without run or follow—J. Delaney of
Cork, 26 feet 8 Inches.
One hundred yards flat race—W. New
burn of Dublin, 101-5 seconds.
Half mile race—C. Dicknson of Dubln
university, 2:04%.
Throwing 16-pound hammer from 9-foot
circle, gross length of hammer 4 feet—T. P.
Klely of Carrlck-on-Sur, 139 feet 10 Inches.
Dong Jump—Newburn, 22 feet 6% inches,
One hundred and twenty yard hurdle
race—Mulligan.
One thousand yard steeplechase—Baron.
Putting the 16-pound shot—D. Horgan, 44
feet 6 Inches,
Klely gave an exhibition throw of the 16
--pound hammer, hurling it 144 feet 6 Inches.
PIGEON SHOOTING
CHICAGO, June 7.—The shoot at 100
birds for the Dupont trophy, held by C.
W. Budd of Dcs Moines, lowa, between
Budd and George Beck of Indianapolis, was
won by the former by a score of 91 to 79.
TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
NEW TORK, June 7.-H. S. Mahoney,
who holds the lawn tennis championship
of England; Wilfred and Herbert Badde
ley, who hold the doubles championship
of that country and of Ireland, and W. V.
Eaves, who shares the English covered
court doubles championship, have all ex
pressed their Intention of coming to the
United States In August next to take part
In, the national championships at New
port. It is probable that they will enter
other tournaments throughout the coun
try.
DESOLATION WROUGHT
BY THE CLOUD-BURST WHICH
VISITED FRANCE
Rivers Else and Mountains Pall, De
stroying; Whole Villages—Thou
sands Without Shelter
PARIS, June 7.—The latest de t a Us from
Grunoble, In the department of Isere,
show that the desolation wrought by tho
cloudburst which caused' the river
Morge to overflow its banks is far more
extended) than was at first supposed. The
deluge of water caused enormous land
slides from the mountains into the
valley, overwhelming houses, burying
cattle and destroying other property. In
many villages the fleeing inhabitants left
everything behind them.
Almost all the riverside factories were
destroyed, and no fewer than 800 work
shops werei wrecked. The town of Voiron
presents a lamentable appearance. All
the bridges are gone, and tho streets are
filled with masses of debris washed out
from* the factories and shops, bales of
cloth, rolls of silk and similar manu
factured products, while the roads of the
town and the district around about are
completely choked with rocks and fal
len treies, or gullied with great washouts.
Voiron is without gas, as the gas works
have been destroyed.
Many of the principal merchants are
absolutely ruined, and thousands of
workmen are not only without employ
ment, but without shelter.
So suddten was tfte onrush of waters
that hundreds barely escaped with their
lives. In many of the offices and shops
the occupants were up to their shoulders
in water before they knew what had
happened.
It is reported that a family of six per
ished, but thus far only two bodies
have been found. Many stories are told
of heroic rescues. Along the whole val
ley crops are complofeJy and
the farms are all more or less damaged.
As the waters slowly subside, they leave
behind great stretches of. mud, in which
the soldiers, aided by the. inhabitants,
are working ceaselessly at cutting chan
nels to allow the waters gathered In hol
lows to re'lurn to the river.
The municipal authorities have decided
to blow up the danuat Ca*ite,Uon to fa
cilitate the escape of water which is
still three feet dwep in many houses, es
pecially at Mcirans, where buildings are
constantly collapsing!
A Small Sensation
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7—A sensa -
tion was sprung by counsel for the con
testants In the Davis will case today,
when it was shown that the ashes of trio
deceased millionaire, over whose prop
erty his heirs are wrangling are belnj
held by Undertaker Schuyler of Phila
delphia as security for the sum of JBOO,
the value of the casket In which the re
mains reposed before being cremated, an
well as for the process of embalming.
It Is contended, however, that the ashes
remain In the custody of the undertaker
because no one has any authority to
take charge of them.
The McKinley Reception
CHATTANOOGA, Term., June 7 —Ar-
rangements for the reception of Presi
dent and -Mrs. McKinley and the mem
bers of the cabinet who will spend next
Saturday night and Sunday here are
about completed. The presidential par
ty Is expected to reach here from Nash
ville about 8 oclock Saturday night.
From the union depot the visitors will
be escorted to the auditorium, where a
short public reception will be-held. From
the auditorium the party will be taken
to the Read house, where quarters have
been reserved.
A Mining Decision
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7—The
United States circuit court of appeal to
day sustained the decision of Circuit
Judge Ross of Los Angeles In tha cult
originally brought by J. s. Doe to enjoin
the Waterloo Mining company from
trespassing on the Orito tal No. 2 and Red
Cloud mining claims in the Calico dis
trict.
LOS ANGELES HERALD t TUESDAY MORNING. JUNE 8, 1897
FARE FIGHTS
Over Christian Endeavor
Meeting
c
SLEEPING CAR PRIVILEGES
GET THE WESTERN ROADS BY
THE EARS
The Valley Road Cut Met by the
Southern Pacific—Bad Wreck
In Wisconsin
Associated Press Special Wire.
CHICAGO, June 7.—The western roads
are already getting by the ears over the
arrangements for the Christian En
deavor meeting in San Francisco. It Is
openly asserted that several of the lines
are ignoring the provision that no
sleeping car shall be allowed for parties
of less than twenty-five or for parties
where at least twenty-flve fares have
been paid. Several of the roads, it Is
said, have agreed In special Instances
to allow sleeping cars for parties of fif
teen. The Southern Pacific has notified
all of the western roads that It will not
be a party to any such arrangement and
that it will demand in all instances the
full amount that is coming to it. It will
not receive any sleeping cars carrying
less than twenty-flve passengers unless
it receives twenty-flve full fares for the
people in that car.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC AFFAIRS
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7.—The
Southern Pacific company has an
nounced a reduction In Its passenger
rates to Hanford to meet the rates es
tablished last week by the San Francisco
and San Joaquin railway. The Valley
road's rate of 90 cents from Fresno to
Hanford has been met by the Southern
Pacific with a similar rate, which will be
made to apply to both its first and second
class rates from this city to the points
named In the valley. In addition to this,
the company announces a first-class rate
of $4.65, applicable by the steamers of
the Union Transportation company be
tween this city and Stockton and by
rail, first-class, from Stockton to Han
ford.
Vice President C. P. Crocker of the
Southern Pacific company returned
from the east today. He announced that
the Sonora railway in Mexico will be
turned over to the Southern Pacific by
the Santa Fe about the beginning of
July. The exchange of the line of Mexi
can road for the line between Mojave
and The Needles was to have been made
on June Ist, but complications arose
which made it necessary to postpone the
event for a few weeks. The two com
panies are now waiting the permission of
the Mexican government to make the
trade, and when that permission is
secured the property will be turned over.
FAST FREIGHT
OMAHA, Neb., June 7.—That the
Union Pacific railway Is energetically
fighting the new western combination of
railroads, including lines between here
and Denver, the Denver and Rio Grande,
the Rio Grande Western and the Oregon
Short Line, is evidenced by the manner
in which freight trains are being rushed
through to the west. Since June Ist,
when the Ogden gateway to the north
west territory was thrown open to other
roads, the freight traffic department has
been exerting itself on fast service.
Freight trains are being rushed from
Council Bluffs to Ogden In time nearly
as fast as that of passenger train No. 3,
the fast mail.
Nearly every train that went west on
the Union Pacific last week ran to Ogden
in considerably less than forty hours.
Thirty-four hours was the time for a
half-dozen freight trains, but the ban
ner run was announced' this morning.
The freight train that left Council Bluffs
late Saturday arrived in Ogden early
this morning, covering the 1036 miles in
33 hours and 41 minutes.
The west-bound freight time has been
shortened up to catch the haul on per
ishable freight from Missouri river
points. It is announced that the east
bound! traffic will be looked after in a
similar manner within a few days. It
is planned to cut the time on the east
bound freight trains carrying California
fruit and other perishable goods down to
S3 hours. The Southern Pacific, it is
announced, is also preparing to shorten
its freight service so as to give faster
service from the coast.
A RAILROAD WRECK
HUDSON, Wis., June 7.—Five men
were Instantly killed and four badly in
jured by a collision on the Omaha rail
toad near Hudson Junction this after
noon. The trains were running at a
high rate of speed, and met. on. a- sharp
curve, affording the crews no possible
escape,
A way freight, west-bound 1 , was run
ning at he rate of eighteen miles an
hour, when, upon nearlng a short curve
on a down grade, it came upon a work
train, backing east at a speed of thirty
five milts an hour. The collision was
something terrific. On the rear of the
work train was the boarding car, in
which were four men belonging to the
work crew. They were never aware of
their danger and were undoubtedly In
stantly killed. The car took Are and
three bodies were burned' in the wreck.
Herman Reby, fireman on the work
train, was instantly killed, but the body
was recovered. Both engines were? to
tally wrecked.
The wreck was caused by the disobedi
ence of orders by Engineer James Owen
of the work train, and the conductor
who were given right of way to the
west-bound track. They forgot their
orders and took the east-bound track,
and did not discover their error until
too late. Owen is nearly crazed, and a
guard has been placed over him. The
damage is estimated' at over 160,000.
CASES IN COURT
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7.—Judges
Oil but. Rcss and Morrow today Joined
in an order appointing A. C. Freeman a
roaoter in chancery to hear the argu
ments upon the exceptions of the com
plaint to the answer of the respondent
in the suit of the Southern Pacific against
the state board- of railroad commission
ers to enjoin the enforcement of the
reduced grain rate schedule., The mas
tor la to determine the-sufficiency of the
exceptions and report his findings to the
court.
THE HEKLA SAFE
Beaches Port Badly Damaged in Col
lision
CHRISTIANA, June 7.—The Thing
valla line steamer Hekla, which was in
collision on May 27 with the Atlantic
transport line steamer Mississippi, ar
rived here yesterday. At the time of the
collision there were 400 passengers on
th* deck. The Hekla was going at re
duced speed through a dense fog and
signaling uninterruptedly. Suddenly
the Mississippi was seen bearing
straight down upon the Hekla's bow.
The Hekla Immediately reversed her
engines, but too late to avoid a collision.
The shock was terrific. The passengers
were thrown into a state of panic, wom
en and children ran wildly screaming
about the decks. It was-soon discover
ed, however, that the damage was all
above the water line and temporary re
pairs were speedily effected and the ves
sel pushed on to her destination. The
Hekla's officers maintain that the Mis
sissippi was responsible for the collision.
They allege that she did not reduce her
speed, nor did they hear the fog signals.
Ezeta's Ex-Girl
NEW YORK, June 7.—Misa Ida Dent
Wright, daughter of Mrs. Marie Robin
son Wright, was married, to Dr. Walter
E. Seymour of Boston today. Only a
few Intimate friends were present. Es
pecial Interest is* attached to this wed
ding because of the fact that the bride,
who is a native ot Atlanta, was at one
lime engaged' to Gen. Antonio Ezeta,
vice president of Salvador.
Illinois State Vote
CHICAGO, June 7.—Judicial elections
were held throughout Illinois today. Re
turns up to mldinlg.ht Indicate that the
Republicans have carried twelvei of the
seventeen districts. Democratic gains
were registered) In a number of cases.
The vote cast was, as a rule, very light,
and but little interest was manifested
outside of Cook county.
Will Leave Tacoma
PORT TOWNSEND, June T.-It is now
definitely settled that the seat of thePuget
Sound university is to be moved from
Tacoma to Port Townsend. The university
was founded at Tacoma in 188S and has
since been one of the state's leading edu
cational Institutions, being under the su
pervision and management of the Metho
dist Episcopal church of this district.
RUSSIAN FANATICISM
WHICH SEEKS SALVATION BT
IMMOLATION
Slater Vitalla Being Walled Up, the
Dreadful Delusion Ceased to
Claim More Victims
LONDON, June* 7.—The Daily News
recently sent a special correspondent
to investigate the circumstances of the
dreadful immuring tragedy near Tiras
pol, Southern Russia, where the police
recently discovered the bodies of six
persons, members of the fanatical sect
known as the RaskolnikL, which had
been walled up alive by Feodor Kova
loff, that they might secure salvation
by self-immolation.
InTits first letter, which is published
today, the correspondent says: "The
Emperor Nicholas is taking a strong
personal interest in this extraordinary
affair. I have not as yet visited the ac
tual scene at Ternofka, but here (Tiras
pol) I learn that Kovaloff, the execu
tioner In this tragedy,, is quite con
vinced of the sanctity of his act, and
awaits his fate with the utmost indif
ference. It is probable, however, that
he will not be tried, but will be confined
in a monastery as a madman, though
there is no evidence of insanity.
"One of the chief features largely in
strumental in this whole terrible drama
was a middle-chase, well educated spin
ster, Vera Makaveyeva, who, as Sister
Vitalia, was a sort of priestess of this
fanatical sect. She was of commanding
figure., with wonderfully lustrous and
expressive eyes, an attractive and per
suasive eloquence, and an absolute in
fluence over her followers.
"Last year she predicted the final cat
aclysm of a misgoverned world. When
the census was taken she persuaded
the sect that It was ordained that she
should take the roll call of those who
were to be summoned to the julgraent
seat All went to prison for the ref 13a!
to give the census particulars. In Jail
they refused to eat and they were not
liberated until they were almost dtad.
"It appears that the wife of Kovaloff
was persuaded that the census was In
tended to compel them all to embrace
the orthodox faith, and she determined
to sacrifice herself and her children.
"Kovaloff, who was really among the
leaot fanatical of the sect, horrified by
his wife's avowal, sought the advice of
Sister Vitalia. The latter commended
the mother's sacrificial intention with
t'Ueh eloquence that Kovaloff consented
to wall up his family, and Sister Vitalia
with them."
ALL READY
Sharkey and Maker Will Meet Next
Wednesday
NEW YORK, June 7.—Peter Maher,
the Irish champion, Is ready for the
sound of the gong on Wednesday. Th<;
Galway cyclone has run and romped
about the Westchester hills for seven
weeks, and he feels that he has become
sufficiently robust to withstand the on
slaughts of Sharkey. The tall Irishman
is bright of eye, clear-skinned, flexible
of muscle and light-footed as an ante
lope. His -training exertions have not
only wrought this desirable change in
his physical condition, but his large staff
of trainers have become hollow-eyed and
thin-faced In their efforts to keep pace
with the Herculean boxer.
Road work has been the principal fea
ture of Maher's training. Every morn
ing shortly after breakfast he has start
ed on a Jaunt of fourteen to sixteen
miles.
Sharkey also announces himself lr.
perfect condition.
A Fisherman's Death
SACRAMENTO, June 7.—William Calla
han, youngest son of the late Daniel Calla
han, founder of the Golden Eagle hote!
In this city, was drowned in theAmericai
river today in full view of his wife and
three children, while fishing. He had
waded out into the stream and lost his
footing and went down in deep water. His
home was near Loomls, Placer county
where he was a successful fruit grower.
PECK'S PEAKS
A Lady Who Dotes on
Dizzy Heights
SHE OVERCAME ORIZABA
AND STOOD ON THE TOP OP
POPOCATEPETL
Men Gave Out, but Miss Peck Trod
On, and "Excelsior!" She
Cries Once More
Miss Annie S. Peck, the greatest wo
man mountain climber in the world, was
In the city yesterday on her way home
to Providence, R. 1., after accomplish
ing the most venturesome feat in her
career In making the ascent of the Mex
ican mountains.Popocatepetl and Oriza
ba. Miss Peck first attained prominence
as a mountaineer when she ascended the
heights of the Matterhorn in Switzer
land, the mos/t difficult ascent in the
Alps. Miss Peck enjoys the distinction
of being the third woman who succeed
ed in safely returning from its summit.
Her more recent achievements with
the precipitous mountains of the torrid
zone in Mexico are of even greater in
terest than her experiences in Switzer
land. Miss Peck is a special correspond
ent for the New York World, and made
the trip to Mexico in the interests of
that Journal.
The intrepid climber was seen at the
Van Nuys yesterday before leaving for
San Diego and related some of her ex
periences on the Mexico trip. Miss Peck
said: "I climb mountains because I lova
to do it. There is excitement in achiev
ing feats that no one else has succeeded
in accomplishing and satisfaction In
reaching a goal which is separated from
you by dangers and difficulties. Then
the scenery and the view one gets from
standing on a high mountain Is recom
pense for all the energy which is ex
pended in reaching the summit.
"There is a fascination in braving tho
dangers of the Alps and scaling their
lofty pyramids of rock and snow which
is indisputable. Every moment of such
climbing Is a pleasure to the hour when
one returns triumphant and happy even
though weary and footsore. But moun
tain climbing in the torrid zone is quite
another thing. The day after my own
ascent of that grand old pyramid Popo
catepetl I declared with the utmost sin
cerity that I should like to do it again
the next week, but after returning from
the summit I was convinced that one?
was enough.
"There is too much drudgery and too
little excitement in climbing mountains
of the torrid zone to compensate most
persons for the moderate amount of
enjoyment to be extracted from the
most successfur ascent, and now that
the peak of Orizaba has been surmount
ed the heights which lie under a tropical
sun will have no more temptations for
me. I prefer to risk my neck on the rug
ged peaks of the Canadian rockies, or
the lce-ciad slopes of Norway and Swit
zerland, rather than endure the tedious
ness and, long uncomfortableness of an
ascent to highjr altitudes in the torrid
zone.
"It was with some trepidation that I
made plans for the ascent of Popo
catepetl. I started' out with five Indians
and a Mexican. The first part of the trip
was made on horseback. The real climb
began at Las Cruces. I started at a
very moderate pace, making frequent
halts as I zigzagged up that long snowy
incline, first over black volcanic sand
and then across fields of snow. At last
I reached the crater, which is really a
splendid sight. It has almost perpen
dicular walls,, which rise to a height of
from five hundred to a thousand feet.
The miners here are let down to procure
the sulphur by means of a bucket and
windlass. I was fortunate in having a
flne view—exceptionally clear for the
season. My guide informed me that In
reached the summit of Mt, Popocatepetl
I have achieved In mountain
climbing that which no other
woman has ever done. I am fully, sat
isfied with the expedition, although 1
confess that I am not anxious to re
peat it, for a time, at least.
"While In Mexico my highest ambi
tion was to conquer the heights ot Mt.
Orizaba, 18,300 feet above sea level, and
500 feet higher than Mt. Popocatepetl.
I left the City, of, Mexico on the 27th of
last April. This was the hardest climb
that I have ever made. All the violent
exertion of the trip was made under
the hot sun of a torrid: climate, makiirg
one beware of sunstroke. As Aye neared
the summit the atmosphere was so very
light that we proceeded with difficulty
After taking ten or a dozen steps we
were compelled to stop and' rest. Two
men who were in the party gave out
before they reached the summit, and
waited until the rest of us returned
The descent was the hardest part of the
journey, but we reached the bottom at
last.
"Now that I have climbed the highest
mountain in Mexico I do not know whero
I shall go next. I do not think that I
shall do any more climbing in the torrid
zone, however."
Miss Peck is not a woman of remarka
ble proportions, but she is possessed of
wonderful vitality. "The secret of my
success in mountain climbing," she said,
"is a good heart, a strong pair of lungs,
and plenty of determination."
PERSONAL
Rev. G. M. Smith of this city Is in
Traver on business, representing the
Ministerial Life Insurance company.
Mrs. E. C. Humble has gone to Porter
vllle to permanently locate. Her son is
assistant agent of the railroad at that
place, and she will reside with him.
Hon. C. C. Wright and R. Percy
Wright of San Francisco and B. S. Hays
of Los Angeles, the latter a former con
tractor in irrigation work, are in Mo
desto in connection with a water suit.
Louis Ebinger left for Santa Barbara
yesterday tor a vacation. He will be
absent flor about two weeks, during
which tlmie he will viatt points of inter
est in Santa Barbara and San Luis'
Obispo county.
Latest style of wan paper at A. A Eck
rnm'i. 324 South Soring street.
Glenwood ranges, Furrey Co., 159 North
Spring.
N. Spring St., Near Temple. N. Spring St., Near Temple.
As in all Preceding
Seasons With us, Our . . .
Parasol
Department
Now Stands Pre-eminent for its large assort
ments of the best and handsomest styles that
are manufactured, and at prices that are by
careful buyers never questioned.
We are now offering the following leading values, an
inspection of which will prove compensative in every
particular:
[■ A _ White Lawn Parasols, 20-lnch enameled frames, with PA
OUC wnite and natural wood handles, regular price 85c; at, JjIJC
each ,
Colored India Silk Parasols, 30-inch frames, we have them In
•uleaCd small checks, stripes and figured effects, with (tef <■»■»
T fancy crook natural wood handles; 1> I . A *)
each
(p| f»A A nice assortment of Figured India Silk Parasols, scroll de
•DleOU signs, in a variety of pretty colors, with enam- (frfl ffA
eled paragon frames and wood handles; In 1..i1l
on Special Sal c at, each V * et/ V
(p| ff'Ef White Japanese Silk Parasols, 20-inch paragon (J» | mm
2)1.1 O frames, with 7-inch chiffon ruffle and pretty nat- J>l„/"l
urai wood handles; at, each VlelU
'Jf* White Japanese Silk Parasols, 20 inch paragon <te<«» /%m
rnZ»Z«J frames, 3 nice silk ruffles with white enameled
sticks, worth $3 each; on Special Sale at, each . «K**e***/
Seashore Reflections
Linen Crash
and
Duck Suits
To wear them means
Comfort and money saving.
(p | BJ Ladles' Suits of good quality Duck In navy, tan, sky and way
•DieMl) s,ri P fs « checks and polka dots, choice of Blazer <h| /•§•»
~ or Eton Jacket, skirts are full with 3-inch hem at J} I AS
bottom, regular value $i«75; Special Sale, suit •»/ * .mxj
P*A Linen Crash Suits in three styles of checks, Blazer Jacket
•JJiWeOU and fancy collar ' ,ace cd S e > skirt 4 yards wide at bottom; same
T as above with fancy Eton Jacket in gre;n, card-
inal and navy dash effects, regular $3.50 value; JIZ. All
Special Price, suit. V**WW
dj| A A White Duck Skirts, extra heavy weight, 4 yards A| aa
ej)leUU wide at bottom, 4-inch hem, regular pricesi. 7 s; J> I .111 I
Special Price, each ej/aew
A new assortment of light Percale Wrappers just re
ceived, all made in late styles and in desirable summer
colorings, prices range from 75c to $2, each number a
special bargain.
Wash
Dress
Fabrics
In this Department bargain sensations, such as
prevailed last month, are likely to continue
with us all summer, because we are making the
values better by continually cutting the prices
on those that move too slowly to suit us.
4| YARD—Lawns in a large variety of patterns and colors, i\
uL. and a quality that you will concede is an extra good value:
* on sale at, yard .
7 ln , YARD ~ Dimitlesand ° rea!,dies; "lanyof them arefac sim- m\
fa lies of goods selling at twice the price; we can show you most /IC
*• any color or pattern desired; on sale at, yard....." ■2 V
I C/T YARD—Organdies in the largest line and most beautiful patterns
lOv received this season; you will be shown dozens of pieces to select
from and will readily concede that ttiey surpass in t m
quality and beauty anything you have seen; they will be on |j>f
sale at only, yard Sl/V
Cn T ARD T T i is price covers one of the firiest lines of French Orean-
LtJKs dles and Dlm lties you would wish to see; they are ex- /%■»
tremely sheer, and the patterns alLthe newest and most LSC.
elegant; nothing finer shown for 35c or 40c; on sale at, yard «wt/V
tUn V A R L D —Elegant Linen Homespun; the desirable and 1 *%\
I frfa much sought after fabric, neat, tough and dust proof, I /If .
P nothing so good for ladies' outing suits; 011 sale at - *»Z V
Oftf J A , R ?r Llnen , Batiste . one of the lightest, coolest and most
£Uv desirable of dress fabrics; an elegant wearing goods /*A
and one so much sought after; we have a complete ZAIC
line on sale at only, yard "W,
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