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F. H. RINDGE DIES
AT SISTER'S HOME LOS ANGELES LOSES LEADER IN CIVIC AFFAIRS CAPITALIST OF BROAD IDEALS President of Conservative Life In. •uranee Company Ends Career Marked by Many Phi. f i-r.,yi -r.,y lanthroplat Frederick H. Rindge, president of the Conservative Life Insurance company, president of the board of directors of the Y. M. C. A. and prominent in bus* Iness and philanthropic work in Los Angelea, died of heart failure yrntrr day morning In Yreka, Cal. \ Mr. Rindge,' accompanied by ' his wife and three children, left Los An eeles July 27, for the , north. Business and pleasure were to be combined In the 'pine' woods of the north and friends were Just beginning • to' look forward -to his return. •.,,•.,., , A letter was received Monday even ing by officers of* the Conservative Life . Insurance company, stating that Mr. Rindge was 111, but no particular* were given. . Early yesterday mornlnjj a brief dispatch containing news of his death was sent to his secretary. Late last night the officials of .the 'company had heard nothing further. ' Wilbur S. Tupper, vice-president of the Conservative Life, sent a message of condolence to Mrs. Rindge, and Im mediately afterward the offices ofthi? company, were closed.' Interment on Friday . The body will be brought to Los Angeles for Interment. During the last year Mr. Rlndge has not been in good health and It wnp thought that' the northern trip would benoflt him. Friends believed his trouble was not a serious one and he always encouraged making light of It. About a week ago a letter RESIDENCE OF MR. RINDGE AT TWENTY.FOURTH BTREET AND : _ .■ HARVARD BbULEVARD ..T.J..t..t..t,.t,,1,J.J.X.T. ....^..». .»..». ,t. ........... ...... J..T. ...■ ..... ~ • ... . . ' " received frorjr him \toLd of a, pleasant .vacation ; and improved health. - ■ : • A" wldow_ and three children, Samuel •K. Rindge, aged 17; Frederick Hastings Rindge,' agreja^lS, and Rhoda Agatha ; Rindge, aged ' 13, survive him. 'j? >C Frederick Rindge was born Dec. 21. 1857, in Cambridge, Mass., that his toric town which has been the birth place jof so 'many of America's great men. In Cambridge he spent h|s early boyhood; prepared for college and grad uated from Harvard ■with the class of ,'79. .-•• ;: .■ !.'•■ • ;.■■ ■ V.; In- 1887 he came to Los Angeles to make his home, but In all the years spent in this city he never forgot tho 'town :of 1 his ' birth and -the' imposing ."cltjrj hall, the public library and the manual . training school in that city, all stand as monuments to his loyalty and _ generosity. ;',*' Just before ; entering 1 ' Harvard "'Mr. Rindge made a visit to - California and : determined | then that some day Ihe "would i make \ it his home. When, he returned to fulfill his dream he brought a wife with him, formerly Miss Rhoda May Knight of Trenton, N. J. ;; ; < ,;.,., His Banta Monica Home j; They bought a beautiful property In § the mountain canyon Rancho Topango Malibu, near Santa Monica, and erected a palatial home where they *. lived _ until the house was destroyed : ( by.' fire two years ago. Until the com •; pie t lon of their residence In the Rindge tract on, West Adams heights, about a year ago, they lived In Santa Monica. -.There Is hardly a local phllan . throplo movement of the last few years tnj which ; Mr. . Rindge has not had a .^prominent part. ' He was president of the board of directors of the Young Men's Christian association and was . . interested in everything pertaining to the welfare of that organization, lie was one of the most ardent leaders in ..the^', Westlake Methodist. Episcopal church and the Methodist congregation In . Santa Monica owes the existence ! of the splendid edifice it now occupies! ;to-.hlnj.' Work In the Sunday schools! - ■ was : hU ... particular . pleasure and ■In building-up branches which had run down he was always' active. '. .Mr. Rindge was a personal friend of j President Roosevelt, whom he met at j Harvard, and ha entertained the Presi dent - In Los' Angeles on the occasion \ of '< the western touv of two years ago.' He was president of the Harvard club -of Southern California. . 4'Happy Pays In California" Is an MILLIONAIRE PHILANTHROPIST EXPIRES SUDDENLY IN NORTH interesting book of which he was the author and he wrote several Volumes dealing principally' ■ with 'religious thoughts. He was a capitalist with large resources and he leaves a' val- uable estate. " , ' ■ The estate of Mr. Rindge is said to be valued at J30.000.000. - One block In Boston owned 'by Mr. Rindge Is valued at $5,000,000, and at one time his family owned nearly the whole water front of that city. The estate which came to him at the death of his father was a valuable one and by careful manage ment it has been greatly increased. In addition to the vast amounts of valuable lands on the Malibu and other ranges, north of Santa Monica, he was heavily Interested In the Los Angel es- Faclflc Electric lines, - carried a large amount of stock in local banks and wan a director In several large corporations. His home on West Adams Heights is a mansion and he has.large Interests In several valuable business blocks.. In business dries wherevet the news of Mr.' Rlndge's death had been told yesterday afternoon the shock was felt, and on every hand there were words of praise for the man who was one of Los Angeles' most prominent citizens. Rev. Robert Mclntyre had not heard of the death of Mr. Rindge until a Herald reporter told him last night. "It is a terrible shock," said he. "He was my Ideal of a perfect American, well born, well educated, and well de veloped, profoundly religious, humble, patriotic, Intelligent and everything else that a perfect American should be. His '< Hoegee's Hose For Hot September Days Every Inch Good The Wm. H. Hoegee Co. (Inc.) Ex's 8? 138-142 S. Main St. LOS 'ANGELES HERALD r ;WEBNESrUAY MORfITNG, AUGUST 3 a, 1905. FREDERICK H. RINDGE . . . . . .... „. ... ... ... . — Photo by Schumacher. SOME OF THE EXPRESBIONB OF MR. RINDGE • Do right In thought as well as In act. $ • If you do, there will be no cause for anxiety, doubt, discontent, nor * ', of fear for the future. / • * I If you obey God He will stand by you and open every way for you. X ' • You must often ask yourself: "Am I doing right In every way?" " . ♦ !' If you are, God will do everything for you; If you are not, then you * I would better overcome your faults that you may have His friendship, % 1 assistance and deliverance from evil. \ . . .. T ' : . FREDERICK H. RINDGE. *! death will leave a gap which will not be> filled for a long time. He was one of the best men this country ever knew." J. Robs Clark, also was unaware of Mr. Rlndge'e death when Interviewed by; a reporter. . "Why, I can hardly believe It," said he. "It Is a terrible piece of news. Ev verybody loved him — we all did. I wasj associated with him In the work for the I Y. ,M. C. A. and In many other things, and It would not be possible for me to tell how much I honor him." , General M. 11. Sherman has recently returned from the north and while there saw Mr. . Rindge. "He was looking so well," said he. "I had hoped he would come back in splendid condition. I have been muchj affected since the news reached me, and my heart goes out in sympathy for his family. All that his life has meant j to' the community will never be known, and the loss which his death will bring cannot be estimated." VAUDEVILLE STUNT FOR BIG BEN, NUBIAN LION Fischer's Theater to Stage Perilous Sketch, In Which Trainer Will Conquer Beast Fischer's theater, In addition to its dashing little soubrette. Is to have a "leading animal," Big Ben, the Nubian lion at Eastlake park, which will prob ably | appear for the week beginning September 15 In a play written by Wil liam Caldwell, the noted animal trainer." who Is In Los Angeles. Big Ben belongs to Fischer, who ex pects to remove the . animal from Eastlake park within the next few days. The cast of "Barney Barnato, Diamond Buyer, 1 ' will include A. B. Rice, keeper of the Eastlake park zoo, and William Caldwell, one of the scenes portraying Caldwell In Big Ben's cage searching; for the diamonds which Rice, as Berney Barnato; haa hidden there. Our Queer Language Ah. your language! Eet ees so diffi cult." "What's the matter, count?" • ■ "First, zls novel , eet say ze man was unhorsed." "Yes?" 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