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VOL. XXXII, NO. 247.
ANGELENO TO BE SIXTH HUSBAND MUCH MARRIED WOMAN WILL - TRY IT AGAIN FUTUREHUSBAND NAMED LOVE Grace Bnell.Coffln.Coffln.Walker.Cof. fin-Layman, of Chicago, En. gaged to Wed Los An geles Resident GRACE SNELL'S MARITAL RECORD 1881 — Married to Frank Nixon Coffin. 1894 — Divorced from Frank Nixon Coffin. 1898 — Remarried to Frank Nixon Coffin. 1899 — Divorced from Frank Nixon Coffin. 1899— Married to James C. Walker. 1900 — Divorced from James C. Walker. 1901 — Remarried to Frank Nixon Coffin. 1901 — Divorced from Frank Nixon Coffin. 1903 — Married to Perkins A. Layman. 1903 — Divorced from Perkins A. Layman. 1905 — Reported engaged to Mack Love. Special to The Herald. CHICAGO, June 4.— Grace Snell-Cof fln-Coffln-Walker-Coffln-Layman is re ported about to venture on the matri monial sea for the sixth time. Chicago friends of Amos J. Snell have received word from Lob Angeles, where the hy phenated Grace is now living, that she Is engaged to a young Callfornlan, Mack Love. The nuptials are expected soon. According to a Los Angeles woman Mr. Love is "a handsome boy, about 27 years old." . The woman who gave out the news of the engagement is a former Chica goan, who Is a bosom friend of Mrs. Snell-Coffln-Coffln-Walker-Coffln - Lay man. The wedding will be a quiet affair. When she is Grace Snell-Coffln- Coffln - Wlalker » Coffin-Layman - Love the daughter of the Chicago million aire will probably live In Los Angeles with her husband. It is rumored that they have been engaged collaborating on the writing of a modern historical novel with an American love story as one of the principal features. WARSHIPS TO ATTACK WASHINGTON DEFENSES ARMY AND NAVY MANEUVERS TO BE CARRIED OUT Operations Will Be Bloodless and Practically Noiseless, and Will In. terest Chiefly the War Experts Concerned in Them By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.—Six teen warships will attack the defenses of 'Washington and Baltimore at mid nlghf June 11 and continue their of fensive operations for six days and nights. Meanwhile the fortresses along Chesapeake bay and the Potomac river, constituting the artillery districts of the the Chesapeake, Washington and Baltimore, will put forth every defense of which they are capable. With It all, the struggle Is to be bloodless, practi cally noiseless, devoid of the spectacular and intensely interesting only to the army and navy experts who are play ing the game and know the construc tive effect of the unloaded mines and the empty shells.' The exercises are to constitute the only joint operations of the army and navy during the year. They have been designated "joint exercises" to distin guish them from the more elaborate movements of "combined army and navy" , maneuvers, which were first planned but which failed of approval for lack of an adequate appropriation from congress. The operations are to be conducted under rules which have been agreed upon by a joint board of army and navy officers. Considerable Importance is attached to the distinc tion between maneuvers and joint exer cises. Maneuvers are held to apply to opera tions where actual war conditions are simulated, while exercises mean only that certain prescribed problems are to be attempted. BOA ESCAPED FROM CIRCUS; KILLS HORSE Animal Belongs to Farmer and Show \ Management Pays $200 for It Special to The Herald. BINGHAMTON, N. V.. June 4.-News has been received tier! that a boa con strictor that escaped from a circus In Geneva last Saturday is at large in this vicinity and killed a horse near Owego yesterday belonging to Jere- m iah Watklna, a farmer. The circus management promptly paid 9200 for the animal Los Angeles Herald. OAKLAND MAN FINDS FORTUNE IN AMBERGRIS DIBCOVERY ESTIMATED TO BE WORTH $25,000 George Ullom Secures About Sixty Pounds of the Valuable Stuff While Fishing In San Leandro Bay Special to Tha IUmM. OAKLAND, June 4.— George Ullom, while fishing in San Leandro bay a few days ago, found sixty pounds of ambergris In the mud flats. The stuff Is believed to be worth at least $2r... 000. Ullom was offered (28 an ounce, but It Is said it is quoted at $38. Another man who was with Ullom first noticed a mass of green, Jellyllke substance, but was afraid to touch it, thinking it some dangerous explosive. Ullom procured* a box and filling It with the ambergris, took It to hIH home three miles away. He sent a specimen of the ambergris to the state university, hnd It examined and found it to be genuine. He has sent samples to Prance and New York with an offer to sell. He expects he will realize $34, 000 on the find. THREE CHICAGO CHURCHES STRUCK BY LIGHTNING Two of the Edifices Are Completely Destroyed — No Lives Are Lost I3y Associated Presa. CHICAGO, June 4.— During a thun derstorm here today, three' churches were struck by lightning and two of them completely destroyed. The storm was the worst of the season and be sides the churches several other build ings were struck and damaged. The totnl loss occasioned by the lightning Id estimated nt $200,000. The two churches destroyed were the Unlty church In Oak Park and the Sacra mento avenue M. E. church, Sacra mento and Adams street. North En glewood Congregational church, Fifty ninth and La Salle streets, was also struck, but the damage was Blight. At the time the storm passed over the city the churches were empty and no loss of life occurred. WILL GIVE $50,000 FOR BLACKMAILER'S ARREST Millionaire Receives Letters Making Threats Against Child Unless Writer Receives Large Sum Special to The Herald. OSWEGO, N. V., June 4.— John J? Tonkin, a millionaire, has offered $50, 000 reward for the apprehension of the person who has been writing black mailing letters for two >*?ars. The writer demands a large sum of money and threatens if he does not receive it little Rosamond Tonkin, 12 years old, will vanish and never be seen again by her parents. The writer of the letters is evidently an artist. Several letters contain sketches of the girl which strike off her features with remarkable exact ness. One sketch showed the, girl be ing chloroformed while another was that of a hand pointing a pistol at the face of the girl. BUYS PICTURE FOR $1; FINDS IT WORTH $6000 Professor In Rome Purchases Old Painting Which Proves to Be a Van Dyck Sppolal Cable to The Herald. ROME, June 4.— A professor in the college of Regglo Amelia recently bought from a second-hand dealer an old painting, for which he gave $1. It has now been found that the painting Is a genuine Van Dyck, and an offer of $6000 has already been made for it. The original price paid by the dealer was 8 cents, and not knowing its value, he exposed it for Baje on the street pavement, where the professor saw it for the first time. It Is said the painting was once the property of an impoverished noble family which possessed a collection of the ancient masters. MASKED MEN LYNCH A NEGRO IN MISSISSIPPI Take Him From Custody of Officials and Hang Him In tha Woods By Associated Press. LOUISVILLE, Miss., June 4.— Essie Bostlc, a negro, has been hanged in the woods near here by a band of masked and armed men. The negro, In the cus tody of a number of officers, was being taken to Jackson for safe keeping. The lynchers appeared and demanded the prisoner and Bostlc was turned over tv the band. Bostic was charged with having at tempted to enter the room of Mrs. Sarah Gordon, a widow, early Saturday morning. LINCOLN REFUBES TO BE CHAIRMAN FOR EQUITABLE By Associated Press. CHICAGO, June 4.— Robert T. Lin coin of this city was asked tonight It he would accept the office of chairman of the. board of directors of the Equi table I, lfe ABSuranre society, should the position be offered to him. In reply Mr. Lincoln said that under no circum stances would bo accept the office. LOS ANGELES, CAL., MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 5, 1905. TOGO CALLS ON ROJESTVENSKY VICTORIOUS ADMIRAL VISITS VANQUISHED EXPRESSES DEEP SYMPATHY Japanese Officer Praises Courageous Fight Put Up by Russians. Muscovite Congratulates His Captor By AMocUtcd Ires.i. TOKIO, June 4, 2 p. m.-Admlral Togo visited Rojestvensky in the naval hospital at Snsebo yesterday. Togo expressed sympathy for the Russlun admiral's wounds and praised the desperately courageous fight put up by the Russians. He expressed the hope that Rojestvensky would soon be able to return to Russia. Rojest vensky was deeply moved. He thanked Togo nnd congratulated Japan 01. the courage and patriotism of its sailors, He said it lessened the regret and sorrow of defeat to know the high character of the victors. : ■< INSPECTORS MAKE REPORT Board Says It Will Take Sixty Days to Repair Ships By Aj*oclnted Frees. MANILA, June 4. — The board of in spection appointed .by Admiral Train to examine the Russian cruisers that have arrived here reports that sixty days will be required to repair the Oleg, thirty days for the Aurora and seven days for the Jemtchug. Admiral Enquist requests permission to repair here as his ships are unable to sail except In a smooth sea on ac count of the unpatched holes near the water line. The deaths today aboard the Rus sian ships now bring the total of killed up to seventy-one and, there are five additional cases in the hospital. Ameri can navy surgeons are assisting the Russian surgeons in their work of caring for the wounded. Rear Admiral Enquist now claims that he lost his flagship In the naval fight and then transferred his flag to the Aurora and left the fight Saturday night. He said that he did not know that the fight was continued Sunday. He^ declared- tftatithe Japanese attack was so sudden and so ferocious that his section was completely over whelmed. The ships of his section, while attempting to reach Vladivostok, were [at the same time looking for a fight with the Japanese and when they encountered their opponents fought gallantly. The Russian ships steamed Into Manila at a speed of fifteen knots. The Russians are now taking on food supplies. ENQUIST MEETS GOVERNOR Russian Admiral Makes Call on Amer. lean Official By Associated Press. MANILA, June s.— Rear Admiral Enriuist, accompanied by Rear Ad miral Train nnd the French consul, formally called on Governor General Wright this morning. After the usual greetings had been exchanged. Governor Wright asked. "Admiral Enriuist, do you wish to stay at Manila permanently?" Rear Admiral Enquist replied: "My ships are unseaworthy. I havfi not heard from my government and I request time for repairs." Governor Wright then said that ac cording to his construction of the neu trality laws the Russian vessels could remain long: enough to make necessary rraplrs, nnd after these were finished they must leave within twenty-four hours or dismantle and interne. Rear Admiral Enquist requested permission to bring his ships behind the break water for repairs. This request was granted him and the shJps ' will be moved Tuesday morning. Nnrita Ooro, the Japanese consul, called upon Governor Wright just pre vious to Rear Admiral Enquist and made inquiry regardtng the probable disposition of the Russian warships. On leaving he met Rear Admiral En quist in the corridor of the governor's residence and tendered him a profound salutation. Rear Admiral Enquist and staff then called upon Major General Corbin, to whom Rear Admiral Enquist expressed great gratitude for the hospitality and comfort afforded them and the courtesy with which General Corbin offered the nee of the army hospitals, together with surgeons and food for the wound ed Russian sailors. General Corbin said: "Admiral, how many admirals were there in the fight?" "There were four of us," Bald the admiral. "The others are In better luck now than I." The tears were streaming down the Russian officer's face as he said this. FLEET WITHOUT SUPPLIEB Admiral Train Gives Permission for Fifty Wounded to Land By Associated Prmi. WASHINGTON, June 4.—The foU lowing cablegram was received at the navy department today from Admiral (Continued on !'»«« Two.) KNIGHTS COME BY THE THOUSANDS (For Pull Program Knights of Columbus' Week In Los Angeles See Page 6) TWO GOOD KNIGHTS AND TRUE, STANDING HIGH IN THE ORDER P. B. LYNCH, GRAND KNIGHT MME. HELENA MODJESKA, CHAIRMAN LADIES RECEPTION ',;.:'. . ; COMMITTEE \ ".'".".. KENTUCKIANS IN BLOODY BATTLE TWO DEAD, TWO ARE FATALLY WOUNDED OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED Fight Starts at a Picnic as Result of Old Quarrel and- Friends of the Principals Take Part Special to Tho Herald. LEE CITY, Ky., June 4.— Two men dead, two more mortally wounded and several others more or. less Injured is the result of a shooting affray today. Harlan Dykes, a lumber dealer, and Andrew Wilson, a farmer, had some trouble about six months ago. Today Dykes and friends attended a picnic at Grant Reed's "blind tiger." When Dykes and his friends left for home Wilson, armed with a shotgun and re volver, met them. Some one fired a shot and the battle opened in earnest. After the firing ceased Wilson was found dead, as was also Henry Free man, a friend of Dykes. Dykes him self was mortally wounded and will probably die. James Dykes, a brother of Harlan, was also badly wounded and may not live. John Allen and Lester Davis and Lee Allen were wounded. MILWAUKEE EXPOSITION BUILDING 18 BURNTD By Associated Preat. MILWAUKEE, June 4.— The Mil waukee exposition building, occupying a city block, was totally destroyed by fire tonight. The loss Is 1300,000. W. L. EWINQ, FORMER MAYOR OF BT. LOUIB, 18 DEAD By Associated Press. VINOKNNKS, Ind., June 4.— William L. Kwlng, former mayor of St. Louis, died at tola bom* here today. FRANK SHEA, DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT TWO GIRLS AND MAN MURDERED TERRIBLE TRAGEDY ON FARM ; IN OHIO NO •CLEW TO PERPETRATORS They Are Found Dead In a Room, Two Killed With Revolver, "the Other With a Shotgun . . By Associated Press. HILLSBORO, 0., June 4.— Three young persons, Madge. Dines, aged 14: Nettle Hart, aged 16, and George Bald win, aged 18, were found shot to death in an upper room of the home of Ed Dines, a farmer and father of Madge, three miles out of the city late tonight. The girls were slain with a revolver. The man's brains were blown out with a shotgun. The latter weapon was found in the room in which the bodies lay. The theory that the young man murdered the two girls and then com mitted suicide is not entertained, though certain circumstances point to that conclusion. A fourth person Is Buspected, but the identity of the al leged murderer and his motive are withheld. The shocking discovery waa made by Mr. and Mrs. Dinea on returning from Hlllsboro, where they had attended the baccalaureate Bermon of the graduat ing exercises of the high school. De tails of the relationship of the young people have not been learned by the police beyond the fact that George Baldwin was a neighbor, the son of a farmer and a friend. He visited the Dines home tonight, ostensibly to pro tect the girls In the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Dines. Nettle Hart is said to have been employed as a domestic. PRICE: DAILY, BY CARRIER, 65 CTS. PER MONTH ANTI-GAS PARTY STATES ATTITUDE PHILADELPHIA REFORMERS IS SUE DECLARATION GOOD GOVERNMENT IS SLOGAN Executive Commltttee of Seventy Ex. plains Principles Which Will ... . '..■■■■ Be Fought lnthe Coming "4!&* ■'.- i , City EleJßtloß'ii* . By Associated Press. PHILADELPHIA, June 4.— The ex ecutive committee of the committee of seventy of the reform organization which took a prominent part in the gas lease fight and which had a ticket known as the "City Party" in the field at the last city election, issued its declaration of principles tonight for the coming political election. It says: "The main end which this committee has in view Is the good government of. our city by the people and for the peo ple. To accomplish this result it pro poses to devote its best efforts as fol lows: "1. To the election of honest, capa ble and disinterested officials, and to this end it will aid the constituted au thorities by every means in its power in purging the assessors' list and in the honest enforcement of the election laws. "2. In advocating personal registra tion in obedience to the mandate of the people, which the recent legislature no openly disobeyed. "3. In advocating the repeal of the amendments of the Bullltt bill, which serves to mutilate the best charter we ever had. (The recent legislature amended the city charter so that.af ter Mayor Weaver's term expires councils and not the mayor shall have the power of appointing and removing the ■ directors of the departments of public safety and public works.) "4. In insisting upon the following principles in theadmlnlstartlon of city affnirs: That the police shall be en tirely disassociated from politics; that tejiure of office in' city departments shall not be dependent upon political contributions; that all contracts and proposals for the use or disposition. of the city's franchises shall be given the largest publicity and ample time for consideration." The declaration urges nil citizens to organize under the platform of the "City Party," and, continuing, says: "The committee is not advocating municipal or private ownership, free silver or the gold standard, socialism or aristocracy, tariff or free trade, or anything else except honest officials, far! elections, the repeal of the Ripper bills and a 'square deal' for every body." MINING EXPERT DEAD CHICAGO, June 4.— Peter L. Klm berly, prominent throughout the United States and Canada In mining circles, died here today of apoplexy. Mr. Kim berly, whose wealth Is estimated at $10,000,000, was an authority on mining. He had been in many mines through out the west and was a pioneer ih cop per mining in the Lake Superior re gions. Much of his time was spent In traveling, but he maintained offices In Chicago, Salt Lake City and San Fran cisco. When not, attending to his min ing Interests he lived at Sharon, Pa., where he was born fifty-nine years ago. CITY IS FILLING UP WITH EAGER VISITORS Special Trains Fetch Many Prom East Head Officials Are Due This Forenoon Chamber of Commerce Reception Tonight Real Business Begins Tomorrow, Long Beach Trip This After* „ noon— Hotels Are All Packed Welcome Sir Knight*, be welcome! Te have coma from far. Across the weary plains and mountain high: Through deserts parched, your Journey ran, and by Great rivers. Ever westward led your star Unto earth's farthest rim. Now, here, ye are, Where the sun kisses last the loving sky. Ere dipping 'neath the wave. All golden He The gleaming shores, and smiling with out mar They bid ye stay. Doff armor here. Sir Knights. And rest: this Is the promised land— why farther seek? The riches of the world, the fruits of hill And vale, the flowers of Eden— all de lights Here but await your asking— so pray speak, That, knowing, we your wants may haste to fill. W. H. C. On every train yesterday, regular and special, even by trolley and by steam boat, came pouring Into the City of the Angels all day the good Knights of Columbus, until by the time evening had drawn her curtains over the flag fluttering streets there were thousands of,4j£em In the various hotels and about the thoroughfares, where for a week to come they will find such a wel come as only California knows how to give. By twos and threes, dozens, scores and hundreds they came. They all had one object In view to get a badge as soon as possible and to begin their sight-seeing as soon as they could rid themselves of the dust of travel. As a result the downtown streets were only crowded by them In the vicinity of the trolley terminals, and beaches and re sorts were alive with them all day. The hotels had them at night— also the caravansaries had their troubles. What with 20,000 of them headed this way, it Is no fun to make two score men fit In where half a dozen would be crowded. Nor Is It a joke to handle some thousands of pieces of baggage, and the transfer men also had their woes. But all these were minor details, and to be expected in the first day of such rush. That things have been handled so well, with so little trouble and annoyance, and so expeditlously at that, bespeaks worlds for the careful (Continued on Pa»a Three.) THE DArS NEWS FORECAST Southern California: Fair Mon day; light west wind. Maximum) temperature In Los Angeles yes. terday 71 degrees; minimum 64 degrees. . 1.3 — Knights coming In thousands 2 — Would reform taxation plan 4 — Furniture firm Is making home s—Church5 — Church services 6— Editorial 7 — Around town B—Sports8 — Sports 9— Mining 10 — Classified advertisements 11 — Southern California news 12 — Coulter company In new quarters EASTERN Two men are killed and two fatally wounded in Kentucky shooting affray. Man and two girls are found murdered in an Ohio farm house. Reform party -in Philadelphia Issues declaration of principles. FOREIGN Vice Admiral ! Charles Beresford advo cates International Naval Maneuvers of American and British fleets. Czar confers powers of dictator on Gen. Trepoff. -' Russian Admiral Enqulat call on Gov ernor General Wright at Manila. COAST Hollo W. V. Smith, a San Francisco yachtsman, believed ,to have been drowned. Ambergris worth 126.000 found by an Oakland man while fishing. Ban Diego man Is murdered by Indians In Sonora. LOCAL Woman killed by street car. Peauut vender imposes on patrolman's good nature and gets Into . trouble. * «v Masons to bd Invited to meet in Los Ansel**, mrrTswiftlM IflltlßTlßlissMWsti