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OPEN BUREAU IMPORTANCE OF LOS ANGELES LEADS TO RECOGNITION F.LDU SHANE TO START SOON Will Be Open During Entire Portland FalV Season — Btate»s Great Showing— Missouri Is Not Backward ROBERTUS LOVE Special to The Herald. PORTLAND, Ore., June 25.— The . Lewis and Clark exposition, recognizing : the importance of Los Angeles as a tourist center, has decided to establish there a full-fledged Information bureau, to be kept open during the exposition season. Mr. F. L. Dv Shane, who had been connected with the exposition ! press bureau In fin Important capacity ! for several months, has been selected to ! take charge of the bureau. He departs tonight for Los Angeles and will open the bureau early this week. 'More than 1900 bona fide residents of California registered at the California state building during the first three weeks' of the Lewis and Clark expo sition. This is a remarkable showing. It Indicates the keen Interest of Call 1 ornlans In this exposition, and their determination to prove that the Golden state knows how to embrace an oppor tunity to exploit Itself. Every day tha California . building Is thronged with visitors, people from all sections desir ing to learn more about the state than they can get by reading. Tons of liter ature relating to the various parts of the state are distributed, and the gen eral public appears to be more deeply interested in California than in any other state. City Excites Attention An Immnese book of Los Angeles and Pasadena photographic views, including some fine beach scenes at the near-by resorts, has been lying upon one of the display cases, and the visitors have turned Its leaves so often that the vdlume has acquired a crick in the back.' Commissioner Wiggins finds about a third of his time taken up by strangers ■who want to know something definite about Los Angeles In particular and Southern California in general. If these eager questions Indicate anything, Los Angeles may look for an Increase in population that .will require several new additions to the city's area within a year or two. There can be no doubt of the/fact that Just now Los Angeles la. the most interesting city in the United States, Judging from the avidity with which the Lewis and Clark fair visitors pursue Information concerning the city. - The California Press association, rep resented: by more than fifty editors, most of r whom were accompanied by members of their families, arrived in Portland Thursday morning to spend several days at the fair and In viewing the surrounding country. On Friday the visiting newspaper men were taken over the city and suburbs In trolley cars, as guests of the Portland Com mercial club. Saturday the board of trade, escorted the visitors to Hood river,' aboard a steamer on the majestic Columbia. . Visitors from Here Among the Los Angeles people ■who have visited the exposition during the week . are Henry Anderson, Mrs. Etta Anderson, Laura Aldrich, J. M. Shan non, C. J. Marsh and wife, Ross C. Cline, Fred P. Goode, Fred Brown and wife, Mrs. R. M. Goss, Fred T. Munsey, A>>. Gaks, W. B. McCulley, C. G. Noel, S. B. Hays, E. O. Moore, Glen Behymer, Mary Adell Ward, J. Gibson Carroll, C. E. Merryweather, S. A. Craybill, wife and daughter, Maude Humphreys, M. Kallsher, R. M. Robln eon, Gertrude George, A. D. Trussell, John Balrd and wife, Miss Balrd, Dr. ' J. ' M. ■ Roberts and wife,' Marshall Nellan, Margaret J. Hurlburt, Pearl Southwlck, Miss Grace Finley, Maude I." Myers, Martha A. Sterling, Eva May Wiggins (Ocean Park), Emma R. Steer, Kennard A. Smith, Patrick Powers, Georgia N. Washington and W. M. Parkman. Rev. George A. Hough of San Fran cisco, formerly of Los Angeles, was among the visitors. Missouri's Showing Missouri, which Is sometimes called the mother of Oregon, Is "showing" her : child a few things at the expo sition, but she Is not permitted to show as many things as she desired. Tha Missouri commissioners, Robert H. Kern, E. E. E. McJimsey and E. S. Garver, shipped to Portland six car loads of Missouri products, Including practically, the exhibits made by the state at St.. Louis last year, only to find upon arrival here that they could not get space In the exhibit buildings for the collections. The Missouri building Is commodious enough to accommodate exhibits that afford a very creditable representation of the state's resources. It Is appro priately located near the right of tho main entrance. Two features. In the Missouri building distinguish It from all other, state structures. One Is the pre ponderance of cereal decorations, and the other la the fact that, a very ex tensive display of Mleosurl fine arts id shown, Missouri corn, Missouri min erals and Missouri educational achieve merits figure with about equal promi nence. - One room is devoted to books filled with specimens of the public bc honl work, every district school In the state, no matter how remote, being rep rfeented.^X&iSjS . A boon to good smokers — La* Pa I mat, lU'ar. TWO OF THE MOS T NOTABLE STATE EXHIBITS AT PORTLAND'S FAIR CALIFORNIA'B FRUIT DISPLAY AT THE PORTLAND EXPOSI. TION BELL BOYS HAVE BANK ACCOUNTS LOS ANGELES HOTELS ARE SMALL MINTS NET AVERAGE $100 MONTHLY Liberality of Guests at Five Leading Hostelries Enables "Hops" to Lay up Small Fortunes In Savings Bell boys of the large Los Angeles hotels are "moneyed" men." Half of them, If they so desired, could go on little vacations of two or three -weeks and put on the airs of those whom they have been serving during the past tour ist season. It Is a business that re quires constant attention and they do not like to leave It. Their salaries pay their laundry bills, with enough left over for a cigarette fund. The tips make their bank ac counts. • One of the bell "hops" at the Lanker ehlm figures that If business Is good for the remainder of the month he will bank $175 for June. This Includes his wages of $5 a week. The balance has come from tips and he yesterday pro duced an account book containing the figures to prove It. Saturday his gains netted him $9. Part of this came through the generosity of "Death Val ley" Scott, the miner philanthropist; but, after all, Scott Is only a gentle ripple in the high financiering of the bell boy's life. It is the small but con stant dribble of smaller sums which he counts upon to run up his bank account. Average $100 Monthly Bell boys In the five large hotels ex pect to make $100 a month clear of all expense. It Is a dull month -when their hopes are not realized. They are far from being their own masters dur ing the time they are on duty, but the position pays better than that of some of the desk clerks and the returns for a month have no limit. The Hollenbeck, month In and month out, Is the best bell boy paying proposi tion. It is filled with guests from the bpenlng day of the new year until the day of Its close, and, although the tips are not as large as those received at the hotels which the richer patronize, they come more frequently and there Is no dull season. Following the Holtenbeck the Van Nuys probably comeß as a close sec ond. Now that the dull season is on there George Cook, the head bell boy for a number of years, will leave to morrow with his wife for a short out ing to New Tork city, Cape May and other points of Interest. He was for merly a "bell hopper" at the Waldorf Astoria, but he heard the call of the west, the jingle of the cattleman's sil ver and the rattle of the miner's gold pieces, so he came forthwith, and he has never regretted It. He knows his business from first to last. "What his earnings are no one but himself knows, but he has a way of being attentive and anticipating the wants of the hotel's guests In a way which frequently brings a silver shower from fat pocketbooks. Quests Liberal and Otherwise Jacob Schlff of the great banking firm of Kuhn. Loeb & Co., and backer of Harrlman, failed to come up to bell boy expectations when he was here re cently. He tipped, of course, but when the boys deposited their money In one bank It did not affect Its capitalization. The duke of Sutherland, when he was here a month ago, did not prove him self a spendthrift nor make any bell boy rich. It was different with the earl of Tlchbnrne. He was liberal with his money and everybody profited by his stay at the Van Nuyg. When the Baron Alfonse de rtoths child left the Lankerehim after a LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, JUNE a 6,. 1905. week's stay two months ago he gave the bell boys $5 apiece, which was not so bad. "What type of hotel guest Is most generous with his tips?" was the ques tion which was asked of bell hoys at the big hotels yesterday. One who Is able to spot a tipper before he alights from a street car or his carriage gave this answer: . "The fellow who, when he gets up to his room, opens his grip and takes out a revolver that looks like a shot gun. After he places that on the dresser he takes out a black bottle of whisky about the size of a pony keg. That empties the grip. He Is the true prince." These men are miners and cattlemen of Arizona and New Mexico. They come Into a hotel with their trousers pushed into their boot tops and wear clothes that would not pass at an even ing reception, but they have the money and they are not afraid to disburse on any pretext. Westerners Best Tippers Westerners, as a class, are the best of all tippers. Their generosity lasts as long as they have a nickel In their pockets. 831 Englishmen and Frenchmen, in the tipping business long before Americans got Into the habit, are not overly generous, say Los Angeles bell boys. Here is a tribute to the Plttsburger from the same high- authority. Wher ever he is to be found, they say, he is always a good fellow with his money when It comes to paying for little bell boy favors. The New Yorker does not have such a good reputation. He is classed as "finicky," hard to please and of the Idea that, because he is not In New | itf&fek The Imperial Cafe... \ H \l^^B^^®^/ Is now the only one °f its cI(ISS ° n the Bround8 round fl° or in Los -# n Betes nd most centrally located. d We continue our special efforts at quick and courteous service. The cuisine will of course be W flip' : 'r : '^~ w Y~1( maintained at its present standard of excellence. % \ Milling Sr Nickel, Props. fiS^JSSI | w* I i *-* ' 3.': ' trat Music at Jill Meals <Sk «r _ „ ... , _ ' A mjr ' Two Entrances , - ■ jl ?X Open Until t:OO A. M. + ■■ ■ ' ■ "■" ' "' » and Always Ready for 2 43 South Spring Street and 242 South Broadway ;t <i I Your Patronage... | =— --=— "// Hfe P/ggse You Tell Others, If Not, Tell Us." j^, MISSOURI'S FINE BUILDING York, he should be able to get things cheaper than he does in the great metropolis. . All In all, playing the part of a bell boy in a Los Angeles hotel Is not a poor business after all. Those at the work are making far more money than 95 per cent of the clerks, stenographers and office boys who go to work In Los Angeles six days in the week, and there are tickets to theaters, the races, and a dozen other things In the bargain which come' as a side Issue. TURTLE CARVED IN v 1863 IS DISCOVERED Special to The Herald. AURORA, 111., June 25.— D. C. Lee of Detroit, Mich., tells a remarkable story concerning the finding of a turtle, upon the back of which he carved, a day or so before the battle of Gettysburg, eleven miles from the field of battle, the following: "D. C. Lee, company B, U. S. A., 1863." Four weeks ago Capt. A. H. Mertz of Gettysburg found the turtle with the inscription and communicated with Mr. Lee. Forty-two years have passed since Lee first carved the turtle, and he states that he will give the proper iden tification which Mertz asks In order to regain possession of the turtle. Lee states that he will exhibit the turtle at all the Grand Army reunions. Same There as Here From the Yonkers Statesman. She — I see not one bride was over 23 years of age in the 346,500 marriages which took place in Japan last year. He— That looks as if the women were as backward about telling thetr ages over there as they are over here. LOSES HIS SON; COMMITS SUICIDE FATHER GRIEVES OVER DEATH OF HIS BOY HERMAN ANDERSON ENDS LIFE On Three Different Occasions He At. tempted Death by Hli Own Hands, but Wai Foiled. . Fourth Succeeds Despondent over the loss of his llttlfl boy Jack, a lad of 8 years who died about two weeks ago,. Herman Ander son, a carpenter, shot and killed himself at his home, 934 Tennessee street, short ly before midnight last night. Anderson had Just completed a large amount of work In Pasadena a few days prior to the death of his Don and was anticipating doing' many things for his family. He was In excellent spirits and told several of his friends that he had realized" the, happiest mo- ment of his life. Then came his boy's ilness that resulted in death. Anderson became despondent and threatened to end his sorrows by suicide. Several years ago Anderson attempted to take his life. He failed and tried again only to meet with the same re sult. Three times Anderson tried in vain to kill himself, and then said that he was glad that he had not died. For the past two years Anderson has worked In Los Angeles and Pasadena. Last night about 11 o'clock the >olice were notified that a man who appeared to be crazy was driving his wife and children from their house at 934 Ten nessee street. An officer was detailed to quell the disturbance, but on his ar rival at the house he found that the man had killed himself. Mrs. Ander son denies that her husband had driven her from the house. Anderson was about 48 years of age and a native of Scotland. CONFIRMS LARGE CLASS AT SACRED HEART CHURCH Bishop Conaty Conducts Ceremonies and Preaches Sermon Explain. Ing Sacramental System A class of sixty children was con firmed by Bishop Conaty yesterday morning at the Church of the Sacred Heart in East Los Angeles. Nine boys from Anaheim were also confirmed at this service. The church was prettily decorated with red carnations and ferns. The procession, headed by the cross bearer, altar boys and clergy, assem bled at the parochial residence, being met at the door of the church by Rev. M. McAullffe, the pastor. Bishop Conaty Do the members of the Furniture Trust deny that the/ are connected with it? Is it because they are ashamed of it or be* # # cause they fear public opinion? By the way — Are you interested in Bung- alow Furniture?— We have a full line— designed by artists and made by the best Eastern fac- tories. We also have draperies to match. • Broadway Drapery and Furniture Co. Not in the Trust 447 South Broadway . Travelers Choose I their date and route if they buy Burlington tickets Eastward I Reduced Rates for Round Trip I ' (About hair-fare. Ninety days I for return. Stop-overs allowed. ) I To Salt Lake via the Southern Pacific or the new San Pedro Untt I thence to Denver via the scenic lines, thence Burlington Route. I Or to Portland via Shasta Route, thence Eastward over direct I lines in connection with the Burlington Route via Billings, St Paul 1 or Denver. Or other combinations to suit the passenger's needs, at I slight additional cost via any but direct lines. I Let me know where you wish I to go. I will send full details. I Illl^Mltunilll W. W. ELLIOTT, District Pass'r Agent, I |Ml|inl[|llHßgtlll 222 So. Spring St., Los Angeles 1 laßa ■ Til Ii 1 1 Eml Excursion to Lake Tahoe Gem of the Sierras July 7— Round Trip $23 A specially interesting trip for fishermen, the catches of trout this season being the largest In years. Tickets good for return 21 days. Stopover allowed at San Francisco returning. Lake Tahoe Is the ■ largest and' highest fresh water lake In the world. Water clear as crystal. Inquire at 261 South Spring street. Southern Pacific Second of Four Excursions ... To ... Santa Barbara June 30 and July 1 $3.00 Round Trip From Los Angeles or Pasadena. Corre- sponding low rates from other points in Southern California. Stopovers allowed at Santa Paula or Ventura in either or both directions. Good 30 days for return. In- quire at 261 South Spring St Southern Pacific was robed in cappa magna, four pages carrying his train. As the clergy entered the choir ren dered "Ecce Sacredos Magnus." Solemn high mass was celebrated corum epls copo, Rev. J. O'Nell celebrant, Rev. H. M. Murtaugh deacon, Rev. Fernandez sub-deacon and Rev. Raphael Fuhr master of ceremonies. Bishop Conaty preached the sermon, taking for his topic, "The Goodness of God In the Sacramental System." He dwelt at length upon the sacraments of the church, especially the sacrament of confirmation, explaining Its meaning. 3 fjt «-—^ Double Berth In Sleeping; $ 7 Chicago on daily and 1 personally con- ducted Northwestern - Union Pacific excursions from Los Angeles. Special attention given family parties. Choice of routes. Fast schedules. Through trains. No change of cars from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland. These PERSONALLY CONDUCTED Excursions are in charge of experi- enced men whose entire attention Is given to the comfort and welfare of tha travelers in his charge. Full particulars on application to till, [ie, -^SlWlirj^V S.Sprlnilt. Procession in honor of the blessed sacrament was formed at 3:30 o'clock. In which the confirmation class and sodalities took part. Extensive works for manufacturing briquets (pressed coal blocks) ara to be erected at Emden, Germany, by the Rheu ish-Westphalian coal trust.