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Los Angeles herald. [microfilm reel] (Los Angeles [Calif.]) 1900-1911, August 30, 1905, Image 3

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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
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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?"
"Zen It isay he was cowed."— Plttsburg;
Post ; :
There is No
Contentment
In drinking the common brew of beer
after one has once tasted a superior
beverage like the Maier & Zobeleln.
There's no 'guess work In Its manu-
facture. Purity of Ingredients Is our
first essential, cleanliness next and
then the "ageing." That's why the
Maier & Zobeleln Brand proclaims Its
own story as the best beer brewed—
that's why we. ask you to Insist on
getting that and no other. ■ < • ■ •
Last of Four
Excursions
— TO-
Santa
Barbara
September 1 and 2
$3 Round Trip
From Los Angeles or Pasadena.
Corresponding low rates from other
points In Southern California. Stop-
overs allowed at Santa Paula or Ven-
tura In either 'or both directions.
Good 80 daya for return. Inquire at
261 8. Spring St.
Southern Pacific
(Real Reductions on the Better Kind
As a matter of fact, here are the biggest and best values in men's
pants offered since our last pants sale one year ago.
They come in the correct patterns, superbly tailored and cut to
fit just as you like them. IfS
$4.00, $4.50, $5.00 Pants $3.75
$6, $6.50, $7, $7.50 Pants $5.00
' You can find a pattern to harmonize with any coat and vest Put
a pair of these trousers with your old coat and vest and you have
\ practically a full new suit
Fifty outing suits—^the balance of our big stock — your pick at
exactly half price. •;;;»
JAMES SMITH & COMPANY
137-139 South Spring Street
Ti *I ■ V KNABE PIANOS C
WHEIf YOtl'Bß. 1 • Exclmlve Agents f
Q^gSpv away^' , fcl Metropolitan Music Co. A
L-fi&CS. \ y?" ran r 7} ch y°" |1 3l4W«tFlfthStre.t I*
TELEPHOMr I. off Ice any tlmfl over 1^ ■
®py B Re^,, D b n t thc hh e n L -3»v---i^4
XgjTggV^ state. Speedy, lncx- ; ,
TbS-^I h . pensive service. _ k . . «. .„ ....^
M I Telephone Contract' DriVOtO Ambulance l n, h ZT^
WM I ' "Department, Main 47. 'kitiuuiurxa ■■rvlc*. w» bar* »eour«l thi
fi| I s,, n ,,i T A T Co ' l»oit convenient and op-to-dat. vehlolt
If I """ '' *'' L °' manufacture. Ptnonal attention. Prompt
*"^"""™~^~ —^"~™^^^^^ 1^ rtiponu to calls day or night 'Pho»» 11.
. . . ' . ORR * HINEB COMTAWT.
Dependable Furniture at a Cash Price —
Giniiine -
T fk^k 4r\\ pkx> f
. -
■■.' ■ ■ —
a No covering is more suitable or is more easily kept clean
_ *thun genuine leather, and no furniture will give better sat- _
isfaction than genuine leather furniture. '■'"■•
If you are in need of an easy chair or rocker, a good
~ davenport or couch you should spend a few minutes in —
our leather goods department. All of our leather pieces
— are from the best makers in the country. The frames are _]
made of carefully selected woods and are strong and j dur-
_ able. Thoroughly experienced upholsterers using the _
very best curled hair and materials do all of the upholster-
ing, and the pieces are covered with the most carefully
~ tanned, soft pliable leather. —
"■ We ask you to call and see our large showing of
thess superior pieces. —
Third Floor— Take Elevator _
Niles Pease
Furniture Co. ■ I
439.44i.443 South Spring St.. Los Angeles. Gal. _
Grand Army of the Republic
::== DENVER ==:
September 4 to 7. 1905
Southern Pacific-Union Pacific Official* Route
ROUND TRIP $55.00
Tickets. on sale August 30 and 31 — good for return 40 days.
At a slightly higher rate, return can be made through Portland
to visit the LEWIS AND CLARK EXPOSITION.
•Inquire 261 South Spring St
Southern Pacific
3
'/2
Rates East
Cj And Return ,
Bept. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17.
Chicago and
Return $?2.5?
New York Gity
and Return
$10&50 I
. Many other points in propor-
:tlon.
Choice of Many Routes "
' Go one way, return another.
At a slight advance In ■ rate
you may . ■, . ■■
Stop Over at
Portland
and Visit the Great LEWIS <ffi.
CLARK EXPOSITION
' Information at 261 S. Spring
:-■ -;■" ■• ■' : Btreet' ' ' • •'" ';■.•:"
Southern ;
Pacific
j
North=Westeni-
Union Pacific Excursions
through to .
Chicago s East
Excursions Every Day
Personahy conducted parties
leave Los Angeles -i every
Tuesuay, Wednesday and'
Thursday for Chicago, St.- <
Paul, TAinneapolis, Duluth and
all points east. Leave San'
Francisco one day later.
Choice of routes.-. Double '
berth in tourist cars only $7.
to Chicago.
For full lnform»tion tpply to or tiimi
J.l.hirnit ijh,, L _ _ fffy^ 247
iiii eio. 4g|fff7TTtrisV s ' s " |a < s| '
Official tine
To Denver
For the
GAR.
Encampment
Round Trip $55
Tickets on sale August 30 and 31-eood '
(or return forty days. At a slightly
higher rate, ■ return . can be made
through Portland: to visit the Lewi* „
and Clark exposition. '.
■Inquire 250 1 Bouth-' Spring.' street. •
Phone*. Main SS3-4056. Home 853-490.

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