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TO BABY PARADE
LIBRARY PARK EN FETE WITH
SCHOOLS GIVE ART EXHIBIT
Pasadena Building Boom Still Con
tinues, Being Thus Far Greatly
In Excess of Any Previous
114 East Colorado Street.
PASADENA, April 29.— The baby
parade today attracted unusual atten
tion from the fact that the carriages
of the little folks were rigged out en
fete with flowers and rlbbonfl. Library
park was thronged with people
throughout the afternoon to witness
both the parading babies nnd the art
exhibit contributed by several of the
Building permits for the month
tof Aprllin the nggregato call for
the expenditure of $175,000, which
Is double the figure of tho same
period last year. The amount
Is also larger than for any month so
far this year. The record for the first
lour months of 1305 In far In excess of
any similar period in the history of
Send Delegations to Alhambra
Pasadena commandery, Knights Tem
plar, acted as escort to the Masonic
grand lodge at the cornerstone laying
of the new high school building at Al
hambra today. A delegation of the
local Woman's Relief corps also par
ticipated In the ceremonies.
In the case against Samuel Hunter,
charged with cruelty to animals, At
torney John T. Jones for tho defense
today filed a demurrer to the evidence
and the case Is yet to be decided by
Justice Klain'roth. This case Is one of
many being prosecuted by the humane
officers because of the cocking main
held at Hunter's ranch a year ago.
Charles H. Granger gave a bond in
■Justice Klamroth's court to appear on
Tuesday to answer to a charge of ob
taining money under false pretenses
preferred by S. H. Halstead, president
of the Pasadena Ice company. The
prosecution claims that on April 4
Granger sold to the Pasadena Ice com
pany a lease on the premises at 95 East
Union avenue for a consideration of
$162. It Is further alleged In the com
plaint that the lease was the property
of the Home Ice company and that
Granger had no right to dispose of It
for his own benefit. Th° accused main
tains that the lease was his individual
property and that he simply rented to
the Home Ice company.
Revival meetings will commence at
the First Christian church, corner of
North Fair Oaks and Mary streets,
Pasadena, Sunday morning. April 30,
continuing every evening through the
The Olyphant Sisters, who recently
returned from a trip around the world,
•will be the attraction at the Y. M. C.
!A. at the afternoon meeing. Miss Min
nie Olyphant will make the address
nnd both sisters will furnish the music.
John Allen died at the Pasadena
hospital last night at the age of 77
years. He had been a resident of
Pasadena for eighteen years and is sur
vived by a wife and two children. The
funeral will take place Sunday after
Deputy Postmaster AY. R. Carrothers
has returned from El Paso, Tex., where
he was called to attend federal court
ns a witness In the case against Vance
Fulkerson, charged with rifling regis
tered mail. Mr. Carrothers came home
by way of Colorado Springs, Denver,
Bait Lake and San Francisco. He re
ports that Vance was fined $1000.
George B. Knowles sustained severe
Injuries by falling when alighting from
a street car on North Los Robles ave
nue. Mr. Knowles Is almost 70 years
of age and the fall proved a severe
Shock. He was removed to the hos
In the basketball game this morning
the Sherman Indian girls defeated
Throop by a score of 26 to 13.
yMr. and Mrs. .\ B. Clapp of 635 South
JUos Robles avenue celebrated their
flfty-flfth wedding anniversary today.
OCEAN PARK EAGER FOR
NEW PLEASURE PIER
Various Propositions Are Made but
None Has as Yet Been
Epeclsl to The Herald.
OCEAN PARK, April 29.— 1n spite of
the fact that $40,000 has been subscribed
by local business men towards the erec
tion of a new pleasure pier and that
several alluring offers have been prof
fered by out Bide capitalists for such
a concession the project still hangs Hre,
while property ownera and visitors
alike Implore and In no uncertain
language express their individual opin
ions relative to the situation. As the
matter now stands the members of the
Improvement company offer to father
any scheme that will not conflict with
its interests, but to date no practical
plan has been suggested that does not
In some way conflict with those inter
ests. In direct opposition to this, other
parties are clambering -over one another
In their anxiety to agree to almost any
terms for the privilege of erecting the
needed wharf, asking In return the
right to rent booths and concessions of
»• needful or attractive nature. The
latest proposition to be seriously con
lldered is the erection' of a horseshoe
•haped pier extending from In front of
the new bathhouse and ending at »
point. flTiout one hundred fe*t south of
the former pier.
Mrs, O. Ci Welsh, living on India
utrept, npar Trnllfyway, was frightfully
hurn*d this afternoon whllfl trying to
learn the workings of a gasoline *toy».
According to her statement given whlla
her burns were betnfj drpfwd, nhe had
attempted to adjust a wink that refused
to turn up when an explosion occurred
that resulted In the accident. Her In
juries, though painful) are not likely
to prove fatal.
Ed Ijftw, a well-known and popular
mechanic, who lian been connected with
the Ocean Park Ilevlew, was tendered
a reception by a number of friends last
evening. Mr. l.nw Intends leaving
Ocean Park for a more suitable cli
mate, his health demanding that he live
In a dryer atmosphere.
A society event of more than ordinary
Importance occurrsd at the Country
club lnst night, where the young peo
ple of the city gave a dance and recep
tion that was attended by more than
one hundred persons, the jrnestg In
cluding many of the leading society
people of Ijos, Anseles, Pnsadena nncl
Jun» 81ft fornnnrto Tmt City open".
SANTA ANA CHILDREN
SCORE DRAMATIC HIT
"Tltanla" Admirably Performed at
Grand Opera House for Benefit
of Public Library
SreiMil to The Herald.
SANTA ANA, April 23.— One hundred
and fifty children, ranging In age from
B to 15 years, presented the extrava
ganza "Tltanla" at the Grand opera
housn lnst night to a large audience of
applauding friends. The piece was
staged under the direction of Misa
Knthryn Page for the benefit of the
public library, tho library board stand-
Ing sponsor for the entertainment. The
whole performance was admirably car
ried out and several of the children
scored big hits In their pnrts. The piece
wns repented tonight 'to a good sized
Owing to the success of (he revival
services of the past wnek Rev. E. J.
Btilgln, the evangelist In charge, nnil
P. Otto Gates, the singer, have decided
to remain longer, holding the usual ser
vices every afternoon and evening. The
crowd In attendance last night num
bered more than 2000 and about a score
of conversions were made.
George S. Smith has been appointed
administrator of the estate of the late
R. H. Mills, who died Intestate.
The annual Orange County Woman's
Christian Temperance Union conven
tion finished its work at Orange last
night. Notable addresses were delivered
during the sessions by Mrs. L. M. N.
Stevens, national president, and Miss
Anna Gordon, national vice president.
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SOLDIERS' HOME NOTES
Children of Protestant Orphan Asylum
special to The Herald.
SOLDIERS, HOME, April 29.— About
one hundred orphans from the Protest
ant orphan asylum of Los Angeles were
at Ward Memorial hall this afternoon
and rendered a varied and patriotic
program to a full house of the veter
ans and visitors.
No deaths have occurred since the
first of the week.
Capt. A. G. Hostetter, for many years
clerk In the commissary department,
took a leave of absence to visit his fam
ily In San Francisco, and Maj. W. D.
Graham is now at his desk.
Treasurer C/ichrane has been acting
governor this week during the govern
Deputy Postmaster Bowerman has
gone to Long Beach over Sunday to
visit his family.
Mrs. Louis M. Allen and daughter
were visitors from Klpon, Wls.
Rev. Stephen Volck has been quite ill
In the hospital but is now Improving 1 .
The Los Angeles orphan children
wore given a sumptuous, dinner In the
big dining hall by Quartermaster Re
Cororado Tent City — opens June 21st.
Old Resident Seriously Injured When
Alighting From Car
Special to The Herald.
SAAVTELLE. April 29.-The I. O. O.
T. will give a literary and musical en
tertainment May 3 for the benefit of
the new Christian church.
L. Prlndle was badly injured last
Saturday evening in Los Angeles while
alighting from a car. Before he had
fairly reached the ground the motor
man started the car, throwing Mr.
Prlndle headlong. He Is over seventy
years of age.
Members of the Fraternal brother
hood gave an entertainment at Laird's
hall Thursday evening. A large crowd
Charles Perkins, who waß on fur
lough, died In Pasadena today.
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Hotels and Cottages Crowded With
Invalids and Tourists
.«L<c.l,il to The HaruM.
ELSINORE. April 29.— Mrs. Minnie
itolHton and little daughter Bessie nr
rived from Pasadena yesterday to visit
at the home of Air, and Mrs. J. A. Crane
on Graham avenue.
Dr. and Mrs. H. it. Packard returned
from Riverside Friday, Mlbh Murgerlta
Frye, Mrs. Puckard'a glster, who has
spent a month in Klslnore, going from
Riverside to her home In Upland.
Miss Ida Rulter returned from River
side Friduy ami la a guest of Mr. uni
Mn, M. L. Hoot on Riverside street.
Mrs. & M, Gllmun, who nan spent
some time hi Pomona and Pasadena,
returned home yesterday. '
The hotels here are crowded with ln»
vuliilH.iiiul tourists who come here for
the sulphur baths. Cottages are also
Corwiudu Tent City— op»n» Jim. tilt.
LOr, ANGELES HERALD; SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1905.
PROPERTY OWNERS TO BUILD
NEW SEA WALL
GOVERNMENT MAY AID WORK
Structure Will Be Five Thousand Feet
Long, and J. D. Bpreckels
Will Furnish One.
Pperlnt to The tlernlrt.
SAN DIKOO, April 21).— At n meeting
of the residents of Coronado yester
rlny afternoon the Improvement nnd
protection of the ocean front were
under consideration. John D. Hprock
els, the owner of the Coronado hotel,
n greed to put In 1000 feet of *ea wull
at his own expense nnd to pay his pro
portion of the city tuxes for the build-
Ing of 4000 feet more, extending the
wall about 700 feet north of the present
location of the Japanese tea garden,
The experts agree that the building
of the government Jetty Is responsible
for the unusual action of the water
and the heavy erosion along the shore
nnd the government may be Induced
to meet a share of the expense.
The sea wall will ha built of rock :is
large as can be put Into place, and thn
contract will call for the tilling In of
the ppnee between the sea wall nnd
the present bank nnd tho rebuilding of
the boulevard where washed out.
Council's Final Meeting
The final meeting of Hie present city
council was held last evening find
practically all pending business was
cleared up. Final adjournment was
made to the banquet board, where thn
councllmen and heads of the depart
ments gathered In a final observance
of the eloping administration. New
officers and a new council will take
office next Monday.
Members of the San Diego naval
militia boat crew have received an in
vitation to participate In the naval
sports at Portland during the fair. The
matter has been called to the atten
tion of the chamber of commerce and
some effort will be made to assist the
crew financially to make the trip.
The chamber of commerce at its
meeting yesterday afternoon took cog
nizance of the pest of the army worm
and ordered telegrams sent to the de
partment of agriculture at the Uni
versity of California nnd to the same
department at Washington for advice.
The annual meeting of the San
Diego Rowing club will be held on
Tuesday evening at the club rooms.
Officers are to be elected and reports
of retiring officials received.
Chinese to Be Deported
Deputy United States Marshal Harry
J. Place left today for the north with
twelve contraband Chinese under sen
tence of deportation. They will sail
for home from San Francisco on
At the nineteenth annual convention
of the San Diego county W. C. T. U.
the following officers were elected:
President, Mrs. Ella Whltmore; cor
responding secretary, Mrs. Mamie de
Burn; recording secretary, Mrs. Mary
L. Keyes; treasurer, Mrs. Sawln. At
the sessions today Mrs. Lillian M. N.
Stevens, national president, and Miss
Anna A. Gordon, national vice presi
dent, are the guests of honor.
Seven delegates, representing the
three local courts of Foresters of
America, left on the steamer State of
California this evening.
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FREIGHT CONDUCTOR BADLY
INJURED AT LONG BEACH
Foot Is Caught in Open Switch and
Engine and Four Cars
Pass Over It
Special to Tho IWrald.
L,ON<} HKACH, April 29,-Elmer
Powell, conductor of the night freight,
which runs on the Salt Lake railroad
fiom Sun Pedro to Los Angeles, was
badly injured nbout 2 o'clock this
morning at Oblspo, between Long
Beach and Terminal Island. He went
ahead' to throw open a switch. After
turning the lever he stepped across
the track In front of the advancing
engine and his font caught in the open
switch. He threw himself back Just
In time to save his life, but could not
dxtricate his foot. The engine and
four cars passed over him, crushing
the foot completely.
Po^vell wan hurried to Alamltos
where Dr. Donnell dressed the Injury
and sent the conductor to the Southern
California hospltul, Los Angeles. The
freight made «. record trip to get Its
conductor to the hospital. Dr. Don
nell said the foot would have to be
The conductor resides at 123 South
Utah street, Los Angeles. Laßt Bum
nw he was In charge of the Maine
train when It killed Hrakemaii Dick
Grant, of Alamitos. Grant caught his
fcot In the same manner as did Powell,
but lost his head and fell directly
across the track In front of the train.
Hold Futile Meeting
A meeting held in Alamltos last
night to discuss ways and means for
driving liquor dealers from the place
developed into the worßt kind of a
farce. A committee had been appointed
to present Ideas on the subject but only
two members, M. O. Mci.'aslln and M.
11. Irvine were present. They said
there were two ways of getting rid of
liquor. One wub to annex Alamltos to
Long Beach and the other to Incor
porate separately. */j '
After taking BeveraKlnerftctlve votes
tht meeting adjourned wlthuul Imv
ins; done anything definite towards ac
complishing Its purpose. PffTflS
The Italian crulsfr tlmbrla did nnt
leave lying Heach until tonight, re
reiving visitors during the day. In the
afternoon a launch load of local high
school girls, representing 1 the Sigma
Tialta and Phi Chi fraternities and
chaperoned by teachers], visited the
warship and were entertained by the
officers. The ship Roes from here to
Santa Harbara, stopping; «t the Island*
for target practice tomorrow.
.Tiino !Ist Onrnn«<lrt Tont City ofi»ni.
riOLD ANNUAL BANQUET
Pupils of First Methodist Church Lis.
ten to Addresses From Lead.
rfpeelni »n Tha Hiraia.
niVKRHIDB, April 29.— The nnnunl
bnnquet of the Normal Alumni of tho
First Methodist church wns held last
evening In the church parlors. Fol
lowing the banquet several bright ad
drpsppfl were delivered. Mrs. Stella
H. Irvine, superintendent of the nor
mal department, gave greetings and
the Introductions of the class of lanii
wero made by R. C. Best. Addresses
were then delivered ns follows: "Our
Working Force," Is] S. niarkmnn:
"After the Normal Class— What?" J.
P. Flsk of Redlands; "The Sunday
School Teacher and I'antnr," Rev. X
J. Inwood; "The Forward Movement,"
\V. C. Weld, president of State Sunday
School iiSHOclatlon. A vocal duet was
given by L. S. Ulackman and 0. W.
Street Superintendent Sebum Is In
Los Angeles today arranging for th?
purchase of a new road oiler.
J. H, Hurtner hns been promotfl'l
from agent of the S?alt Lake In Rlvoiv
side to commercial agent of the dis
trict embraced In Riverside and San
The Riverside Business college nine
went to Perils this afternoon to play
the high Hchool nine of that town.
F. W. Richardson „ left today for
Lake Tahoe nnd on May 1 will reopen
the Lake Tahoe tavern, which he suc
cessfully conducted last season.
Judge A. M. Cunning will deliver tha
annual memorial address before River
side lodge, I. O. O. F\, at 2 p. m. to
morrow. Judge Cunning is grand
senior sagamore of the Red Men, be
sides being prominent in Odd Fel
low circles. "i
One of the most enthusalstlc local
automoblllsts, F. H. Spelch, has been
touched by the Carpenter Car com
pany for $180.10, said to be due for re
pairs on Mr. Speich's machine. He will
take the matter Into the justice court
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BURGLARS LOOT A
SAN PEDRO RESIDENCE
Jewelry and Money Taken From the
Home of J. D. Gentry During
Special to The Herald.
SAN PEDRO, April 29.— J. D. Gentry
and his wife on returning to their home
at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon dis
covered that the contents of the house
had been thoroughly ransacked and the
household goods piled in the center of
the rooms. Jewelry to the value of
$50 was missing and also ?15 In money
had disappeared. The matter was re
ported to the police.
A delightful social event was given
at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Angle, 928 Center street, Thursday
evening, the occasion being the assem
bly of the members of the Honeymoon
A large and jolly party of young
people assembled at the Baptist church
last evening to enjoy the social given
by the young ladles of that church.
The program was given hy the Central
Baptist church, Los Angeles, anil was
In a letter from Goldfleld F. D. Foot
writes that prospects are very bright
and the claims owned by several prom
inent San Pedroans are beginning to
be productive beyond previous calcu
June 21st Coronado Tent City opens.
CANNON FOR CITY PARK
Special to The Herald.
SANTA MONICA, April 29.— Two
monster cannon that were captured
during the late war have been tendered
the city by United States government
ofllcials as appropriate monuments to
place at the entrance of Linda Vista
park. The cannon are now at Fort
McDowell on Angel Island, San Fran
cisco, nnd arrangements will be made
at once to have them transported here.
Mr. and Mrs. Austil of Seventh
street and Arizona avenue were taken
unawares by a number of friends last
evening who arrived with the neces
sary good hunvor and refreshments
to make a surprise party the success
that It ought to be. An informal pro
gram ofmuelo and literary selections
was much enjoyed by those present.
The local lodge of Elks held Its an
nual meeting last evening and elected
a new hoard of directors as follows:
W. T. Glllls, W. S. Vawter, Robert F.
Jones, T. H, Dudley, J. C. Heming
way, C. C, Ruthbone, 11. W, Arm
strong, George F. Doty, J. 13. Proctor
and J. K. Miles.
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TO ENJOIN RAILROADS
By Associated I'l-as*.
CHICAGO, April 29.— The Interstate
Commerce rommlsaion, through U. 8.
District Attorney Morrison, brought
suit today against the Chicago Great
Western Railway company and seven
teen other railroads In Missouri, Min
nesota and Kansas. The suit asks for
an injunction restraining the rail
roads from discriminating In prices
charged for the shipment of live cattle
and hugs as compared with the prices
charged for the shipment of dressed
a Some Offers This Week From the "Quality House"
I Good Grade Linoleum 50c Yd. I
\ Imp. Inlaid Linoleum $1.00 Yd. /
XjaJP eyln Immense Line of the Newest Spring Effects in xUffr.
\J% Rope Portieres Rope Portieres £V#
Jf Something in Keeping With Our Styles, $2.50 to $10
B DllftD 11ft ' r cAn endless variety at |}- lrt ' c \
| IVUgS bed-rock prices KllgS 1
i| We Jlre Mot in the Furniture Trust i
1 Furniture rn^<S>F3 |&nS Furniture I
1 Carpets IfL/ WB& S^^f^W^WWM Cnr PetsP cts I
% Draperies 652 South Broadway .... At Seventh St Draperies M
SENT TO FOLSOM
SAN BERNARDINO BURGLAR IS
MUST POSTPONE WEDDING
Came Here Recently to Seek Fortune,
and Was to Have Been FoU
lowed by His Be.
Special to The Herald.
SAN BERNARDINO, April 29.— A
pathetic story Is revealed In the case of
C. Miles, a young Englishman who has
been convicted here of burglary and
sentenced to Folsom prison for eighteen
months, for on the day that he expect
ed to lead his English Bweetheart to the
altar he will be behind prison bars.
Miles came to America not many
months ago to seek his fortune. His
people are well to do and he made the
trip across the water much against
their wishes. Before leaving he secured
a promise from his sweetheart that she
would marry him, the wedding being
fixed for next Christmas, when he was
Ilia mother and sweetheart do not
know of. his disgrace.
The annual election of the San Ber
nardino board of trade last night re
sulted In the election of officers as fol
lows: President, G. A. Atwood; vice
president, C. W. Monahan; secretary,
Col. W. L. Vestal: treasurer, H. D. Sib
ley; directors, A. M. Hair, Thomas
Hadden, H. R. Levy, H. M. Barton and
W. S. Hooper. The organization Is pre
paring for a very active campaign In
pushing the commercial Interests of the
city the coming year. It has great
faith In the future of this city and will
leave no stone unturned to further Its
A movement is on foot to give the
Knights of Columbus an elaborate re
ception in this city in June, when the
national convention meets In Los An
geles. The entire body of delegates
will be invited to visit this city and be
Fire Caused by Lamp Explosion
The house occupied by Mrs. Josle Mo-
Farlln was burned last night, the fire
supposedly having been caused by the
explosion of a kerosene lamp that had
been left burning in the bedroom.
There was $200 insurance on the fur
nishings. The house was owned by
Mrs. T. W. Huggins of Los Angeles and
partially insured. The hose wagon of
the city .Ire department had a narrow
fspnpo from a serious smash-up on Its
way to the fire, colliding with a street
grader that had been left in the street.
Both rigs were badly damaged.
Harry Fisher, who was sent to the
penitentiary in 1898 from this city on a
twenty-five-year sentence for a heinous
crime, is asking for a pardon from
Governor Pardee. Since being in prison
It is said that he has been a mods!
The Eagles of this city will hold
their annual memorial services In the
opera house a week from tomorrow, the
Hedlands and Klverslde aeries joining
in the services. Rev. Maxwell Savage
of Redlands will deliver the oration and
musical talent from all three cities will
join in the program.
The military ball and installation of
officers of San Bernardino company.
No. 52, Uniform rank, Knights of
Pythias, was held thU evening, the
officers being Installed by Col, Irlg of
Los Angeles and his staff. Delegations
from the Riverside and nedlands com
panies were present.
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There. »r« undelivered t«le«rams at the
office of tb* Western Union T«l»g r«ph com
pany fur Mlk« Laura Cantlc, 11. K. Booth,
(ion. Mi'l.uuKlillu. Mrs. 8. L. Hansen, Mr..
Amy Letter, J. 11. lillmore, C. 11. Wllvox,
DuimlK'i Ahl<lu. Mrs. Harry McO.ee, N. Keen
land, 11. P. McOulr*. <i*oiK« 11. Hunter, M.
Huyume, 11. i. WuvdariL Joe B. ChrUman,
Thomas Joyce, . >^» ls **wi*'> and J. Jl.
SANTA FE HOPING TO
RELEASE TRAINS TONIGHT
Weather Is Unusually Warm and the
Melting Snow Is Making Re.
pairs Most Difficult
By Associated Press.
RATON, N. M., April 23.— At 8 o'clock
tonight a message received at
Santa Fe headquarters here from Su
perintendent Easley, who has been at
the scene of the different washouts
enst of here, saying that the
washout at Jansen, two and one
half .miles west of Trinidad, will be re
paired by midnight and It Is hoped to
send Borne of the delayed coast trains
out some time tonight.
Three delayed California Limited
trains were transferred around the
washout at Jansen this afternoon.
It is claimed that all the bridges
and landslides have been repaired and
everything awaits the completion of the
new track around the break at Jansen.
The weather today has been unusual
ly warm and with the deep snow In the
mountains the Santa Fe company has
Its hands full keeping the weak bridges
and soft roadbed in anything like a
Eleven westbound trains are held at
La Junta and Trinidad and an equally
large number are strung out . all the
way from Winslow to Raton, bound
IN RUSSIAN INTERESTB
Ey ABBociated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29.— The
steamers Australia and the Montara
have been chartered to carry mer
chandise to the Siberian coast. While
considerable secrecy is maintained bb
to the mission of the vessels, it is un
derstood that the steamers have been
chartered in the interests of a Russian
company having concessions to conduct
sealing and fishing industries on the
coast of Siberia. The Australia has
been Idle In this port for over three
RETAIL COAL DEALERS'
By Associated Press.
CLEVELAND, April 29.— The grand
jury today returned indictments
against eleven members of the execu
tive committee of the Cleveland Re
tall Coal Dealers' association, known
as the local coal trust, charged with
the restricting of trade, preventing
competition and fixing rates In viola
tion of the Valentine state anti-trust
OKLAHOMA BANK LOOTED
BY ROBBERS AND MAN SHOT
By Associated Press.
GUTHRIE, O. T., April 29.—Dis
patches from Chandler, O. T., were re
ceived here tonight to the effect that
a bank at Kendrlck, O. T., had been
looted by four robbers and that In an
endeavor to protect the deposits. Jus
tice Davis was shot. The robbers es
caped on foot with $400 In silver and
SUPPLY IS CUT OFF
By Associated Press.
CHARLESTON. W. Va.. April 29.—
Its superiority over all others in point
of healthfulnefis, the excellent results
obtained from its use and its moderate
price, should make Rumford Baking
Powder the standard of every family.
NOT connected with either the Cream
Tartar or Alum Trust
s^s^s^s^s^s^s^s^—l^s— -.- m Mi ' .■. Ji
Charleston today wns without water
because of a break at the main pump
house. All business In any way de
pendent on city water was paralysed.
Traffic* was at a standstill and a fire
would have been a serious matter. Peo
ple carried water In buckets from the
MURDERER IS SUED
Victim's Father Wants Twenty.Five
Thousand Dollars Damages
By Associated I'reise
SAN FRANCISCO. April 29.— A re
markable suit was filed in the superior
court today, when a murderer, Jos
Smith, was sued for 125,000 damages
for commission of the crime.
Matthew McGowan, whose son, Jos
E. McGowan, was killed by Smith on
November 26, 1904, brings the action.
Smith was found guilty a few days ago
of murder in the second degree for
the killing of McGowan. He Is now
awaiting sentence. Smith Is supposed
to be worth about $100,000.
COUNCILMAN EDWARD KERN
CONSIDERED OUT OF DANGER
"Councilman Kern is practically out
of danger," said Dr. Quint last evening.
"There Is little danger of any complica
tions setting In and if he continues to
improve as he has for the last twenty
four hours I think that he will be able
to leave the hospital within a few
"During the Christmas holidays,
some ten or twelve years ago," said an
instructor at the University of Penn
sylvania, "our present provost, C. C.
Harrison, gave a dinner In honor of
the then provost. Dr. "William Pepper.
"Provogt Harrison is not prone to
punning, but on this occasion he made
a joke. As Dr. Pepper, a ' little late,
entered the crowded drawing room, he
said to his guest, comprehending the
assembled gentlemen with a wave of
" 'My dear Dr. Pepper, how glad you
must be to see your friends all mus
tered.' " — Minneapolis Journal.
Blfi CROWD WITNESS
The Klre-Kll-Er Company, with offices In
the I-aughlln building, gave a most successful
tout o( lh« lire destroying properties of rire-
Kil-Er last night between Eighth and Ninth
A roaring din wu made by repeated appll
cntlons of kerosene and gasoline to several
upright pieces of timber, and the tinmen were
then Instantly subdued by the l'iie-Kll-Er
A large crowd witnessed the test, and were
unanimous In their expression! of approval.
On and after Monday, May 1. the Fait Lak«
train will leave for Pomona, Ontario, River
side and San Bernardino at 10:05 a. m.. in
stead of 10:40 a. in., and for l.one Beach,
Terminal Island and Ban Pedro at 10:30 a. m.,
Instead of 10:45 a. m. The Salt Lake Ex
press will leave I<o* Angeles for Salt Lake
city at 7:30 p. in. daily and arrive from Salt
L>ake City at 7:00 a. m. dally. No change In
Information at city ticket office, 350 South
Sprint: street. Botli phones 393.
And still they coma— Laa Talmas clears.
A Large Contract
this, his first day at his first appointment,
m*A, of course, famous. Aft or readinff ttiH
■ervice the youns clergyman faltered tha
following announcement: "Services will lie
held at 10 a. m. Sunday at the north end.
and In the afternoon at the aouth end at
half iiiisi three. Infanta will be liaptlied at