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LOGAN MURDER MYSTERY GROWS BADENA AWAITS IN VAIN TOR AN ARREST .Golf Links Cats la Baffling All Who Study It— lnteresting Explana. tlon of Delay U 1 Offered Pasadena Agency. 16ft Bust Colorado Street Telephone Main 752. ?\/ PASADENA, June 3.— No arrests have yet been made in the Logan mur der mystery, and, according to the local police, most of the alleged clews un earthed during tri> past two weeks have little if any real bearing on the case. ! One bf the Los Angeles evening news papers stated last night that a certain ■well known negro tailor had been ar rested one week ago this evening on suspicion of complicity In the murder of Logan, that after a severe "sweat ing" by Chief Pinkham ho was released fend that for tho delay in accomplishing anything In this case Chief Pinkham has been severely called down by Mayor Waterhousn. The chief emphatically denies the truth of all three statements and themayor denies the,truth,of the last, so there you are. >■'■■■■ - It is understood that Chief Pinkham believes that the negro to whom so many alleged clews point as having had a hand in the murder is entirely Innocent. He will not make the arrest urged so repeatedly upon him. F"or that matter neither will Sheriff White nor Marshal Reid of South Pasadena, although the several pieces of circunv Stantlal evidence are as well known ns them as to the local police department. Officers at Work It Is as certain that theso men are ptlU industriously studying the Logan case, unfortunately, however, each in his own peculiar and Independent fashion. -.. Occasionally each branch of the constabulary steps aside to criticise certain methods of the others. V.'lt- is to be presumed therefore that each one would be only too glad to arrest the murderer for no other reason than to show the public that his own Imitation of Sherlock Holmes and his methods is the only Simon pure article in ' use. I > Added to this there is the very liberal reward offered for the arrest and con viction of the murderer. ►. .' A man who haß himself done some independent investigation In this case thinks that he is able to Qffer a reason why the officers go just so far in their work and then make no arrests. May Ruin One Man : He says that many of the clews when followed a certain distance I indicate that a young while man of good family and high prospects was so implicated in matters leading up to the murder that were the real murderer arrested and convicted this young white man would be forever ruined before his fam ily and before j the world. In other words this man first named says that the offlcers\are afraid to go any further 'without. the most absolute and con 'vinclng proof, which they have not got. » In view of the past record of the men known .to be studying - the ■case such a conclusion Is deemed highly Improb able by most of the people before whom it is. placed. , - . One thing is certain, that is that if the clews accepted by the general pub lic as incriminating are totally mislead ing and of.no value, as asserted by some, the case is one of the most baffling ever known in this part of the country.. At any rale the apparent, results of two weeks' effort by the police and detectives of Los Angeles county at ferreting out the perpetrator of a most brutal and ghastly crime are absolutely nothing. . ; ADDRESSED THE GRADUATES Inspiring Baccalaureate Sermon Deliv. ered by Rev. M.J. McLeod Before Throop Institute Special to The. Herald. PASADENA. June 3.— Rev. Malcolm James McLeod delivered the baccalaur eate address this evening before the graduating class of Throop institute and a great crowd* of people which packed the church to its doors and overflowed upon the pavement In front of the building. • . / In the front pews were placed the members of the graduating class, the faculty and the families of those graduating, and to these Dr. McLeod spoke . most directly. He was In his happiest mood and the resulting ad dress will undoubtedly remain long and deeply impressed upon the memories of the young men and young women who heard him. The text of the address was from' St. John, but that famous life motto- of Thomas Chalmers, "Something noble to do In life, something to love In life and something to work for in life," at once logically became the effective out line of the peculiarly helpful and im presslv* advice of the address. _ A noble aim, a great love and industry were set before the youth about to leave- the famous old Institute after a fashion peculiarly original, and withal elo quent. "The rich young man who does not work Is not to be congratulated," Bald the speaker referring to a somewhat hackneyed subject, "but he Is to be commiserated. All honest work Is glorious." v Lessons were drawn from the lives and loves of many of the world's great est men, and the true source of their power sought out and told the young graduates in homely phrase; and. the speaker ended his discourse v-ith the hope that every member of his audience would get right with <3od, the one great source of right living and true inspiration. ■ , A fine program of music was fur nished by the usual choir of the church. • . BUILDING SHOWS INCREASE Advance In Material Causes Little or Not Let.up In San Bernar. dino Construction Special to The Herald. BAN BERNARDINO, June %.—Not withstanding: the fact that building ma terial of all kinds has greatly advanced the building record in this city for Hay Just closed shows a substantial In crease. The total for the month «s $38,462 which Is $5000 in excess of the same month for last year. For the live months of the year the total is over $20,000 In excess of the same five months last year. A number of large building projects have been held up for a time by the advance in material. ' •.Work haa commenced , on ■ the Union passenger station for the Traction company here and when completed It will be iisnl hy the lnterurban caw oa all lines entering this city ' MAY CHANGE ITS SCHEDULE Balloon . Route Excursion Promoter Having Difficulty Over Roller Coaster Privilege >#clal to The Herald. OCEAN PAHK, June «.— Unless the local roller coaster management sees flt to renew its expired contract with C. M. Pierce, the excursion promoter, whereby he was enabled to Include n ride on the coaster at smalt expense to patrons of the Rnlloon Route excur sion, he has promised, it Is said, to so arrange the dally schedule as to leave no time for his parties to leave the cars at this point. The agreement in question was made under a previous ownership of the coaster and fit a time when the Balloon Iloute enterprise was in Us Infancy. Six times as many persons patronize the excursions aa were taken Into con sideration when the contract was drawn, which It Is claimed during the latter part of Its term was carried out nt a financial disadvantage to the roller coaster people. Merchants and others who depend on the excursionists for business are en deavoring to bring the affair to a settle ment. LONG BEACH TRUSTEES SELECT YEAR'S TEACHERS MESSRS. MORGAN AND CLAYTON ARE PRINCIPALS Contractor Rushing Work on New Hotel — Cemetery Association Is ' Formed to Handle Ground Adjoin, ing the Signal Hill Burial Place Special to The Herald. LONG BEACH, June 3.— The follow ing list of teachers for the coming year has been selected by the board of school trustees of the Long Beach city school district: . ."• ♦ J. J. Morgan, supervising principal; A. B. Clayton, principal and head of mathematics department. High school — History, Jane E. Har nett, Dora Mentz; English, Grace "Wilt shire and Grace Chandler; Latln-Oreek, Katherlne Mosher, Bertha Green» and Helen Flynn; mathematics, Agnes Wollcott: science, Grace Moody; sci ence and mathematics, Helen S. Wat- Bon; modern- languages,'. Dorothea Nath; drawing, Elsie Whitman and Lola Holton; reader, in history- and English, Harriet Bowles. Atlantic Avenue school — H. H. Mc- Cutchan, principal; J. W. ■ Gastrlch, Florence Dull, Margßret Waite, Jessie Chandler, Mabel Griffith, Mildred Clay pool, Louise Alexander, Lorena Edgar, Frances Conrad, Josephine ■ Harnett, Daisy Morris, : Laura I. Dodge, Ola Keavls, Mrs. L. M. Morgan, Nita Mills, Almee Eno, Emily Tower. Daisy Avenue school— Melvin, Neel, principal; Grace Parish, Lena Hlggins, Eva Edwards, Bessie Arnold, Mary Adams, Madge Adams, Velrria Curtis, Justine Hillard, Snow Lonpley, Vidu Berry, Nellie Gray, Sophie Ayer. Pine Avenue school— Stanley F. How land, principal; iJiunin J. Robinson, Mrs. J. B. Barnes, Helen Castle, Hattle Sloan, Katherine Baily, Annie Heller, Edith Adams, Mary Deacon, Mrs. Mary A. Hllllard. . Alamitos school— Mrs. Juanlta Rogers, Ruth Smith, Elizabeth Voder, J. Es telle Graham, Abigail Baker, Nellie Moore, E. Louise Mills, Ethelyn Adams. Eleventh Street school— W. J. New some, principal; Myra Drachman, Ev elyn Waite." . Burnett school— W. F. Huff, principal; Norah Harnett, JeßSle White. Alamitos Heights— Forest Whittaker, Nellie Thompson, Carlene Helvie. West Long Beach school— Stewart Laughlln, Mrs. Annie L. Week. Fourth Street school— Lester Black. Ungraded room, Pino avenue build- Ing, Mrs. Kate L. Davis; music and drawing, Alice Braith waite; domestic science, Effie Fluker; sloyd, Efflie Ryley. To expedite the construction of the Blxby hotel the contractor is consider ing the advisability of establishing a rock crusher on the ground. "With this proposed addition to the machinery now in use the work will be considerably hastened. - The Rev. S. E. Finley, pastor of the Methodist church, South, has resigned, owing to the illness of his mother In the east. An association of citizens has pur chased fifteen acres of land adjoining the Signal Hill cemetery. They will Improve and beautify the land and sell burial lots on the perpetual care plan. • Mrs. Emma Bush of 123 Main street died yesterday. Funeral services were held this afternoon and the body was taken to Kvergreen cemetery, Los An geles, for cremation. LAUNCH NEW STEAMER . CITY OF LONG BEACH Floating Wharf Will Be Anchored on East Side of Pier for Use of All Boats If City Trustees Grant Per. mission Special to The Herald. LONG BEACH, June 3.— C01. William Nelson, president of the Nelson-Napier Navigation company, expects to launch the new steamer City of Long Beach, June 6. The boat will either be launched on that date or have to He on the ways until the next suitable tide early in July. Mr. Nelson is considering a plan to anchor a floating wharf on the east aide of the pier for the use of his and other boats, if permission is given by the city trustees. The bark Northweßt, now in the har bor at San Diego, has been considered for such a purpose. The Northwest, it Is stated, is about to be condemned, but is sufficiently seaworthy to make a landing wharf. WOPOMEN HOLD MEMORIAL Special to The Herald, RIVERSIDE, June 3,—Camps of the Modern Woodmen of America from Redlands," San Bernardino and High land united with Riverside camp this afternoon in the observation of me morial day services. The oration was delivered by Rev. W. P. Ferguspn of Redlands, and music numbers were rendered by a male quar tet i and solos by Mrs. Harry Huston and Mrs. Harry Kennedy. The attendance at the service was so large that many were compelled to stand during the services. FOR BIG CHURCH IN CHICAGO Special to The Herald. LONG BEACH, June B.— Dr. Charles Itelgn Bcovllle, the evangelist conduct- Ing meetings at the First Christian church,' has announced that one of his main purposes In life 1b to secure funds sufficient to found a great church for evangelical work in Chicago. ! He says that he considers It esen tlal that he confine his efforts to that city. ■ • ■ . • He 'has already railed $50,000 of tho $100,000 Intended for uae in building a church in Chicago which shall be open for all purpones of Institutional . and evangelical ' wotk. LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 4, 1908. FIGHT IS ON FOR CUSTODY OF GIRL MOTHER REFUSED PERMISSION TO SEE DAUGHTER Eleven.Year.Old Child In Cathollo Convent— Episcopal Authorities . May Take Hand in , Contest Bpeclal to The Herald. BAN.£EnNARDINO, June B.— A legal battle Is on here over the custody of the 11-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lester, the former being a wealthy Chlno rancher. The couple have furnished much ma terial for the superior courts here for some time. Mrs. Lester asked first for a separate maintenance, while Lester filed a cross bill asking for a divorce, which wot denied by the court. The daughter was given into the cus tody of a Tropico family, but after ward the order was modified to allow the mother to have the child one month. The child was, however, kept by the mother until recently the court dls« covered the condition of affairs and on the, ground that the mother was not a fit person to have the custody of the child It was placed In St. Catherine's convent in this city until the question could be heard by the court more fully as to the mother's fitness to care for the child. ' Finding that the mother was still seeing the child the court Issued an other order that under no circumstances must the sisters at the convent permit the mother to see the child. The case will come up Immediately after the holidays. The Episcopal church claims the child as a' member' of that church and It is possible the authorities of that church will take a hand in the contest. CAUFORNIAN'S BULLET v KILLS NEW YORK MAN ENGINEER PRESCOTT'S AIM 18 FATAL TO FOOTPAD Trusty Pistol Brings Down Fleeing Robber Who Held Up San Bernar* dino Engineer— Was East on Rail, road Business Special to The Herald. SAN BERNARDINO, June 3.— Frank Prescott, formerly a Santa Fe engineer In this city, had a lively experience In Schenectady, N. V., a few nights ago when he was held up by a footpad, and afterward killed the fellow as he was making his escape with $55 of Prescott's money. Prescott was on his way home with JSOO in one pocket and $55 in another. The fellow got the $55 but missed the $500. He backed' away from Prescott, then finally turned to run. Prescott whipped out his pistol and took a shot at the fellow which brought him to the ground with a. howl. He, however, arose and made another start to run. Afterward he was found dead. •Prescott is at Schenectady looking after the placing of some special at tachments on a lot of locomotives that are being built there for the Western Pacific railroad. WOODMEN REMEMBER DEAD Pasadena Beneficiary Society Holds Impressive Memorial Day Ser. vices at Cemetery Special to The Herald. PASADENA, June 3.— Most interest ing and suggestive were the memorial services "at Mountain View cemetery this afternoon under the auspices of Pasadena's Woodmen of the World. Thpre are over six hundred members of this sterling organization In thio city, making It numerically one of the strongest among the many strong fra ternal and* beneficiary societies. The solemn services today were in re njembrance of the four members of the local organization who have died during the past twelve months. Floral em blems were scattered in lavish profu sion over the graves of all deceased members In this cemetery, but by the side of each of these four special cere monies were performed. There was quite an outpouring of the members of Pasadena camp, No. 253, and of Live Oak circle, the woman's auxiliary order. The four graves of those recently dead were visited in the following order: Frank W. Cluus, Mar shall H. Booher, John A. Shellhamer and Harry J. Hunger. At the grave of the last named was given the princi pal part of the ceremony appointed to the day. In rendering the ritual Past Consul Edward Ney took the lead and was ably assisted by the regular officers ot Pasadena camp. Vocal muslo was fur nished by a mixed quartet. Dean Arthur H. Chamberlain read Bryant's "Thanatopgls," and Judge J. G. Rosslter delivered the customary ora tion. He took the suggestive motto of the order, "Love, honor and remem brance," as his text, and spoke elo quently and feelingly upon the lessons inculcated by them. "We who live today," he Insisted, "carve out our own record, even as the kings and rulers of ancient times were wont to delineate their deeds of valor and their conquests upon tho tablets of memory. Let us be . careful how we write: let us write something good and bright and true." Judge Rosslter referred briefly to each of the men whose deaths occurred during the' past year, telling something of the record each had written.. CAPT. LASHER IS ADJUTANT Well-Known Official at Soldiers' Home' Congratulated on Hit Promotion Special to The Hfruld. SAWTELLK, June 3.— Captain Henry D. Lasher, branch Inspector of Soldiers' home.swho with Mrs. Lasher has been a resident of Sawtelle for several years, is being congratulated on his promotion to adjutant. * Captain Lasher has held many prom inent postlons la the home. About four years ago he was hospital steward. While acting as such he received sev eral' bullets He was seated at his desk when he was attacked by a luna tic, who sent three bullets Into Lasher's body, one of which, passing through hie neck, lodged .and is yet In th« left shoulder. Lasher has served as chief of the home police, lie once belonged to Company G of the 162 d New, York and 174 th New York, same company; Com pany B of Klghth infantry, and the Third U. B. cavalry. •,■ .. . He came to Bawtelle May 28, 1901, and here he met the charming woman who is now his wife. EpSssza About Schlitz beer. He knows the .roaiiiipip importance of purity. 1 ' JL Tell him that Schlitz beer is aged for . JL j CjCjy months before it is marketed— aged in glass ECU \. vy enameled steel tanks. He will say that it cannot cause biliousness. * ;..■-.>-. Tell him that every bottle is Pasteurized after it is sealed. He will say that such beer must be germless. Ask your doctor what these virtues mean t Ask for the Brewery Bottling. \ tO yOU-.y 0U- . Common beer is sometimes substituted for Schlite. To avoid being imposed upon, see that the cork or crown is branded . . ' jbSHP^^^^^^^w m Mr /Sift m&r SSS MMI mST ' y -iifffjy JM6 jf SB *&P __ J«aaggfjfißJ «aaggfjfiB^ ii '*^ -m<y Sherwood & Sherwood /V That Ma dc M iI wa ukee faiiious PAST YEAR'S WORK IS SATISFACTORY SCHOOLS CLOSE AT SANTA MONICA JUNE 15 Average Attendance Large — Graduat. 'Ing Class Composed of Eleven Student!, Nina of Whom Are Girls Special to The Herald. SANTA MONICA, June 3.— With the close pt the present school term Friday, June 15, the local high school will have completed the most active year's work In Its history. The average attendance has been large and the general results have been most satisfactory. The graduating class is composed of eleven students. Nine of this number are girls. June 15 the thirteenth anual com. mencement will be held at Lincoln hall, when addresses by the graduates and the awarding of diplomas will mark the exercises. . ■ •■ / . Class night, Tuesday, June 12, will characterize the last social gathering of the class. The program for this oc casion Includes an address by the presi dent. Miss Kvulenu Orohe; an oration by Maughs Crawford, the class history by Miss Zoe Watkins and George Adams; prophecy for the future, Misses Alice Spies and Beulah- WlUon; the "class story," by Miss Kathleen John son, and the "will," by .Miss Abble Clarke. ■• A farce entitled "Hamlet's Bridges," a burlesque on the various plays of Bhakespeare, will 'feature the second holf of the evening's exercises. The commencement address will be delivered by Attorney G. H. Hutton. Miss Lou Polklnghorn will be.valedlc torlan and the title of her subject will be "The Influence of the American Magazine." The winner of second hon ors. Miss Myrtle James, will apeak on "The Movement for ' Arbitration." Special music will be furnished by the Venetian Troubadours. • June 10, the Sunday before commence ment, the baccalaureate sermon will be preached by Rev. F. O. H. Stevens of the Methodist church. The meeting will be a union affair and will be attended by the pastors and congregations of the various local churches; „ ' MANY SEE JAPANESE NATIVE PLAY AT VENICE Speolal to Til* Herald. VENICE, June 8. — About 900 persons were present at the Japanese native play given at the auditorium last even* ing, the proceeds of which will be turned over, to the local \a Fiesta com mittee to be used in settling some of the expense Incurred by the recent cele bration. The entertainment proved of a most unique and pleasing nature, the presentation of ' h royal wedding cere mony In' accordance with Japanese rites being of ai» interesting nature. To Y. 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