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TRY VAUDEVILLE ON THE DIRECTOR LEADER PATIENTLY LEARNS CUES WEEKLY Pthe Buccess of Stunts Icon Understanding Be* re«n the Actor* and Musicians ** AS far m amusement Is concerned, an Orpheum rehearsal is much better than the real show. , A free nnd easy feeling pervades the theater. The members of the orches tra sit with coats oft and cigars In their mouths, ard Frankenstein, the director, has his hat rakishly perched upon the side of his head. The performers, minus make-up and In street clothes, 101 l about the stage, awaiting their turn to instruct "Frank," as they dub the director, how they want their music played. • The music Is a most Important ad junct to most of the acts, and if the orchestra failed to come In at the right cues and played the vamps In correctly the whole act would be ruined in the eyes of the players. ■ The first act to rehearse last Mon day afternoon was that of Signor Russo and his Italian quartet. The slight tenor through his years of ex perience In grand opera -was perfect ly at home, but the other three showed their amateurishness plainly by their evident unfamlliarity with stage busi ness. At one side of the stage sat Burt Grant, the negro entertainer. He was busily Instructing his wife how to sing a new song. When Russo sang, how ever, everyone on the stage did little except to listen. • Russo a Comedian Too The one-time grand opera singer showed that he was an admirable com edian, for in all ofithe songs he In serted bits of delightful funny busi ness. .;. When the orchestra began the sad strains of ■ "The Miserere" from "II Trovatore" Russo mopped mimic tears : from his face and also from the face of Miss Schmidt, the soprano of the quartet. He then assumed a most lu gubrious expression and began the song. tf The encore was to be the rollicking "Funlcull, Ifunlcula," and the business ■which Russn inserted In the merry ditty would have made a hit with any audience. But at night when the act opened all the clever blta of side com edy were cut out. All the time Russo was making the few observers shout with laughter the bass of the quartet stood with a gravely dignified expression waiting for his chief to cease his inopportune merriment. Then, apparently, Russo was satisfied that everything was all right, for, after thanking the director, he left with his quartet. Grant Instructs His Wife .The Grants w«re the next to tell their troubles to the leader. Q "Now, when you come to the vamp play It twice, for I've got some busi ness, talk and a little dance; then play the next verse.", , - . ■ » ■ • V, Grant did not sing the songs, but merely "di-de-doed" through the song until . the chorus was reached, when he Fang It and interpolated merry jests. Then his wife had a song to rehearse. ': Apparently Grant was the main one with that team, for he instructed the tired looking little mulatto over and over again. ■'. "Pull your time; sing slower. I ain't got no patience with anyone that runs away with the time." Then "Frank" told him that if he had any instruc tions, to give them to the leader. "Now, see here, Mr. Leader," spoke up the dusky one, "don' you talk to me like that. I'm a gentleman, I am, and I've met too many good musicians to have you tell me anything." Then Frankenstein gently set him right on the question of who was the head one at that particular moment, and the negro quieted down. But he could not resist the temptation to give some additional instructions. "Now," he said to his wife, "if you don't pull your time in that song we will cut It out of the act," The little woman glanced at him and went on without replying. The songs of the Grants were soon disposed of. Enters Like a Train ■ Nita Allen came in to tell how she wanted the incidental music of her act played. "Give me a good entrance," she said, "and before the curtain goes up I want the effect of a train." The drums practiced over the desired effect until it was pronounced correct. The two fragments of cars were in the back of the stage, and a nice look- Ing chap got on the platform and told the director how he was going to sing a song with his own accompaniment and how he would hum the wedding march. Then he told what cue to look for. It was apparent that Miss Allen had told" 1 many orchestra leaders how she wanted her music played, for she got the effect she wanted in much less time than either of the two acts which preceded her. Following Miss Allen was a tall wo man, somberly garbed In black, who wore a pair of eyeglasses with an air of distinction. She passed out the music to the or chestra and confidentially told the leader that she had played for twelve years In comic opera. She then sane. Her voice was almost baritone in qual ity, but at the end of the song the orchestra and the Binger became sadly niixed. According to the statement of the one with the eyeglasses, the music had been out on the road and the orchestrations changed. This ex plained some of the strange sounds, but not all of them. Finally the black garbed songbird decided that she would be all right and the noises ceased. Then with a clatter the orchestra broke Into the Intermission music and the rehearsal was at an end so far as the performers were concerned. CHILDREN HIS ACCUSERS John .*. Cole Arrested In Hit Room on South Main Street John A. Cole was arrested yesterday morning at hN room on South Main street near Washington street and Is detained at the central police station on a charge of felony. .He will be tried according to the pro vision In section 238 which deals with tampering with children. I > Police officers say that Cole enticed children to his room with money and •with oandy and would then treat them Improperly. . When arrested yesterday there were two girl* In his room, one eight and the other ten years of age. The girls will be called as witnesses. PEEACHES ON RELATION OP CHARACTER AND ACHIEVEMENT SUBJECT SUGGESTED BY YALE PRESIDENT Rev. A. 8. Phelps Says Great Deeds Ar*e Possible to Few, but Good Qualities Are Possible \ , for All At the Central Bnptlst church. Alva rado and Pico streets, last night the pastor, Arthur S. Phelps, preached the sixth of the series of "kicked Topics by Picked Men." Thla subject was selected at his request by Arthur T. liadley, LLi. 0., president of Yalo university. It was: "The Itelntlve Importance of What "We Do as Compared With What We Are." Xi took as his text John 3:2, 3. Itev. Mr. Whelps said In part: "Mr. Hadlcy nsks us which of two mighty giants is the taiier, achievement or character? It Is like asking which is greater, knowledge or speech, health or love, in a human life. The testimony of Nlcodemus Is to the greatness of achievement. Who can measure the In fluence of good deeds? Franklin sntd: 'A plowman on his feet is greater than a gentleman on. his knees.' Nlcodemus was impresLid by the desperate energy with which Jesua worked, and found WANT TO WEAE COOL UNIFORMS POLICEMEN FAVOR BLOUSE EFFECTB Uniforms In Use Are Hot and Un. comfortable and Gauzy Shirt Waista May Be Substituted for Comfort Los Angeles police may doff their heavy uniforms and dori blouses such as are worn by mall carriers through out the United States if the agitation now being carried on culminates sat isfactorily to those who daily sweat and try to look comfortable. Kat officers, lean officers, tall officers and short officers, who walk their beats for eight hours during the heat of day, went wearily dragging themselves up the hill on West First street yester • day to the central station, as they ■wiped away the streams of perspiration that went coursing down their faces from under the helmets. Did anyone ask if it was hot? Hard ly. Policemen may be brave, but they realize the futility of running 1 into sure death. Why, they didn't even dare to hand out the usual amount of hot air. Do Not Mind Heat Desk sergeants panted as they count ed over the numerous articles that "drunks" are sure to have stored away in their manly pockets. By the way — the "drunks" were the only ones at the station who did riot seem to give any attention to the heat. The only man who really seemed to have a cool job wos the "driver- He stirred up quite a breeze as the "buzz wagon" patrol went at full speed after some unfortunate who had imbibed too freely of the foamy fluid In an endeavor to quench his thirst. It was one of the days when calls didn't come fre quently enough to satisfy the driver, for when he was at the station he, too, "sweated." Hence came the questions, "Why is a uniform?" "Why should a policeman sweat to look pretty?" These questions led to a full discussion as to why po licemen could not wear shirt waists. Were Dressed Warm "I remember," said a man who used to walk a beat but has since become a bailiff, "that eight years ago we had to wear a long coat with vest and keep both of them buttoned up. Outside of this we had to have a wide belt buckled around us and sometimes had to wear white gloves. This was not when we were on parade, either, i It ■was a common, everyday occurrence. "I had a beat where cool breezes ■were at a premium and I can tell you that I often wished that the police de partment was in a cooler place." "Yes, I had about the same kind of a beat," chimed in the desk Bergeant, "but I believe It was cooler than this. Then we could drop in at a thirst quenching parlor and get a— a — a — an Ice cream soda. "They can count me as being in favor of a cooler uniform. People laughed when the mall carriers took faff their heavy uniforms and put on the shirt waist, but what would they think of a mail carrier now if he wore a heavy coat and vest and kept them buttoned up?" Take It Seriously While the officers took the thought of a cooler uniform seriously, of course they had to have their little jokes. Someone suggested that the chief's waist should differ a little from the officers' and that the stripes to dis tinguish him from the officers could easily be sewed on to the sleeves. All were unanimous that a blouse made out of dark green material -would Just suit Detective Kelley. The sug gestion was made in Kelley's absence, but he will be approached regarding it from a safe distance today. Patrolman Jack Murphy will also have a green waist, but his is to be of a different shade from Kelley's, and In order to Bave material will not be made with box plaits. Pat Quint is to have a green waist nl.so, but will be allowed to wear a«pink one on Sundays. All the different shades and styles have not been deter mined upon, but official action will be taken when the next meeting is called. BITES AMATEUR "CHARMER" Ellingham, Pleased With a Public Performance, Tries It on a Cop perhead to His Sorrow NEW YOUIC, June 17,-John Elling ham of Plalnneld Is in Muhlenberg hos pital with small chances of living, the result of having been bitten Saturday night by a copperhead snake. One arm and part of his body is swollen to twice the natural size. Bllingham attended the Muhlenberg hospital carnival a few days ago and wag much Impressed by an exhibition of . snake charming. Ho thought he would try his ukill at "charming" and set a trap on the Watchung mountains. A copperhead was his prize. He put the miake on Ice to make it numb and carried it to a local hotel In a basket, while he was exhibiting the- anakn, holding it In hia hands, It burled it* fang* In hit* wrist. He was hurried to the bar and drank a large quantity of whUky. He was unconscious when removed to v. physician's office. A copperhead's bite ordinarily proven fatal In twenty minute*, but It U thought the whisky saved Elllngham'g "fe lor the. Ujne. beta* . ■ LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 18, 1906. here the manifestation of God's presence with him. Prof. Drummond RniU that his religion wan only a bore to him till he began to work for Christ. There are men whose religion in a constant nulftance to them. "Jesus shows NloodtrmiH the superior RreatnpHS of character. It li more in fluential In the world t an achievement. The man Is greater than his message. Behlrd the gospel stands the gentle Nazarene, more Influential than the Caesars. Greater than the sermon was the preacher; greater than the cure was the physician; greater than the great salvation Rtnndn the great Savior. Across every deed of your life falls the shndow of your character. "Character is greater than achieve ment became It la the spring of achieve ment. Great deeds are not pumped up; they are thrown off, like perfume, or windfall apples. The source of good deeds Is above. "Character is possible to all the sons of men, great deeds to but few.' It is onward In patience, Inwii.-d In purity, upward tn purpose. Some flowers are born to blush unseen, but their perfume is sweet to tho Almighty. Not ambi tion, even In Ita • net refined form, said President Hadlcy in a recent address to hla students, but self-abnegation, the quiet acceptance of your trust, does most to uplift the world. "Even failure may be a ladder to the throne of God. Deeds demand suc cess; character jrrows great by disap pointments." SMALL BOY MAY SHOOT ONLY DANGEROUS FIREWORKS BARRED ON FOURTH Police Officials Set Right a Misap. prehension— ln Business District Dangerous Explosives Are Prohibited Los Angeles boys need not worry about police prohibition of fireworks ,on the Fourth. Through a misapprehension a sensa tional story was printed to the effect there would be no fireworks this year. The telephones were kept busy»at the police station Saturday and Sunday denying tho report. Captain Broadheud said that no toy cannon or dangerous toy pistols would be allowed, noB would other dangerous explosives prohibited by city ordi nance. But fireworks will be sold as usual and the boys will celebrate the glorious Fourth as In the past. The ordinance forbids the use of blank cartridges, firecrackers and bomb torpedoes in the business dis trict. The police will prohibit the use of cannon crackers, gas pipe cannon, re volvers, shotguns and dangerous ex plosives. LUCKY ADVERTISING MAN WINS KENTUCKY BELLE ELOPES WITH DAUGHTER OF COVINGTON'S MAYOR Los Angeles Hotel Clerks Are Wait, to Welcome Harry Gillam of New York and His Beautiful Bride. Iriate Father Has Relented The arrival in this city of Harry Gil lam, a prominent advertising man of New York city, and his bride, the beau tiful daughter of Mayor Beach of Cov ington, Ky., is being looked for dally by local hotel clerks. Recently Mr. and Mr B . Gillam were secretly married in St. Louis, much to the discomfort of Mayor Beach. The news of hla daughter's marriage was the greatest surprise to Mayor Beach. The i.ouple left Covlngton, telling Mayor Beach that they were going to visit a girl friend In Rosedale, a suburb of Cincinnati. Since the runaway match Mrs. Gillam has refused to return home, fearing her father's scorn. But, through a letter from her sister It has been learned the irate parent has relented and will be :itow the much wanted blessing Too Busy to See Papa Mr. Gillam says he is too busy to go to Covlngton, and Mrs. Gillam refuses to leave her husband. To reporters in St. Louis last week neither happy principal would reveal future plans. No, I haven't the least Idea what papa would say if I were to return home now, ' said the pretty bride. "You see, hb some time now since we married. Was he ar.gry? Well, we haven't heard a W xr froln hlm yet> 80 we can>t tell- No, he did not know we were going to get married. No one knew of that. you see we left ostensibly to visit' a girl friend in Rosedale. Instead we went to St. Louis and got married. II "Oh, of course I'm glad. Papa will not stay angry. He will enter into the spirit of the thing and enjoy it— when I tell him about our elopement." It la hinted that Mayor Beach's objec tion is due wholly to the young bride's age— 22. The charming Kentucky belle doesn t regard that as sufficient reason to prevent her being married. Inci dentally she remarked she would not tell Just how long she had known Harry Gillam. < They Select St. Louis They claim they selected St. Louis In which to be married, hopinc thereby to Keep it from the newspapers. Rev Dr B. p. Fullerton of the Lucas Avenue Cumberland church performed the cere mony. So hurriedly did the young couple luave Covington that the pretty bride »hud only time to take one suit of cloth- Ing and an umbrella with her. Since her marriage in St. Louis she has kept several dressmakers busy, and claims that sho has managed to have her trunk forwarded to her from Covlngton. Harry Gillam Is one of the best known advertising men who visit the Pacific coast. Los Angeles hotel clerks are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the runaway couple and the clerks at each of the hotels are hoping dally to get a tele gram to make the proper reservations for Mr. Gillam and his bride. x MRS. WATSON PASSES AWAY Mother of Former County Clerk C. W. Bell Succumbs to / Illneu Mrs. KUsabeth E. Watson, mother of former County Clerk C. VV. Hell, well known In local political circles, died yesterday at her home 3233 Key West street, ased <9 years. Mrs. Watson had many friends her*. : §E™ Is good for you. It is the national beverage ™2P ma where vigor and health are the rule, and ly| I nervousness the rare exception.. I Malt is a food, half digested. Hops are a 1 tonic. A little alcohol — there is but a trifle in I beer— is an aid to digestion. I ' . But insist on a pure beer— a beer that's I I well aged. Get a beer that is clean, filtered i I and sterilized. That I j| Ask for the Brewery Bottling. . yj* LI Common beer is sometimes substituted for Schlitz. always means || n_ To avoid being imposed upon, see that ttie cork or crown is branded m If I lie Deer *. «3 PAY LAST HONOR TO BRIGHT CHILD TINY EVANGELIST'S DEMISE MOURNED BY MANY *' Baptist Clergy Eulogize Example of Little Girl in Services at the First Church, Attended by Large Congregation 'My I^ord hath need of these flowerets guy." The Renper said, and smiled, 'Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He wns once a child." No more will the sweet voice and Heping words of little Mary M. Graves be heard In bringing repentunt souls to the foot of the cross. No more will her bewitching wnya make friends among sU'angers, for like a little tlowar sho has been culled to her Lord, who, in the five Bhort yoarn o£ her life, she had served so faithfully and with bo much love. Yesterday the little form, stilled for ever, was laid away In a small white casket, purroundeH with fragrant flow ers, wafting buck to the mourning friends a fragrance as of her life. Perched on the casket lid, bearing streamer of smllax, a white dove, with outstretched wings, as If a. mute bearer of the messagre sung by the still white lips, guarded the small form, which was clad in snowy white. City Clergy Mourn In the last sad rites the Baptist I clergy of Los Angeles paid the "little evangelist" the honors of v clergyman, for at her funeral yeßterduy afternoon In the First Baptist church the city clergy were assembled and took part In the service. At the funeral service a large number of friends and acquaint ances were present. <d . The funeral wns mingled with pa thetic scenes which brought tears to the eyes of the large congregation. Every sentence spoken and every strain of music sung seemed mingled with deep pathos, dwelling on the beautiful child. Rev. 8. A. Northrop, pastor of the church, read the scripture lesson, fol lowed by prayer offered by Rev. C. C. Pierce. Key. A. 8. Phelps read a scripture lesson from Psalm 146. Mr. and Mrs. Baker, the blind singers, sang aeveral selections. Mrs. Baker of the Temple Baptist church, also sang a selection. Rev. Dr. Northrop'* Words Rev. Dr. Northrop preached a short Bermon from the words, "But Jchuh said. Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of heaven." Matt. 19:14. He said in part: "This Is the golden text of the' be loved little child now still In death. Christ uttered these words In thu spirit of love for the children. They are very striking when we stand In the pr«?»eiu-«> of life and death. We are always glad to know that the children are loved by him. The church has been aroused from Us old lethargy «nd re calved the children into the Sunday schools and into the churches. "With reference to the little blossom, the spirit of which hns departed to Its heavenly home, heaven would not be a heaven without the children. "Death Is no respecter of persons. It has come to the home of the minister of God, who weeps with those who weep. "The lesson to be derived from thin great affliction is to do all we can to prevent the thorns to appear among the roses and to prepare our little dar lings for their lives here and in the hereafter." Drs. Burdette and Henck Rev. Robert J. Burdette dwelt upon the beautiful death and character of the little/ child. with pathos that brought tears to the eyes of the congre gation. Key. R. A. Henck offered the closing prayer, which was followed by the ben ediction. Following the service the friends took the last fond look at the beloved features, nnd the small casket wns closed. Young women, clad in dainty white, bore the casket to the white hearse. Those who acted as pall bear ers were: Misses Kvangellne Norvell, Ida Crowell, Leila Dozier, Mabel Har ris, Nellie Potts and Elizabeth Jones. The interment whs at Hosedale ceme tery, where a short, service was con ducted. GOATS AS BOON FOR POOR Wealthy Chicago Woman Has Unique Plan to Furnish Milk to the Indigent Special to ThP Horald. CHICAGO, June 17.— T0 develop an American milk goat that will be to the poor and to the farmers what simi lar animals are to the people of Swit zerland and Kpnii'i, is the fad which Mrs. Edward Roby of South Chicago is pursuing. So far her work in this pio neer industry has been recognized by the agricultural department of the United States, and federal agents hava visited her goat farm. She was prompted to embark* in this unusual work by a desire to see the Infants of poor people well nourished. It Is her Idea to develop an American goat that will give a superior quality of milk and then to sell It at the cost of production. Mrs. Roby'B work goes even further. She has experimented In caring for the little animals, and she hopes to give directions for sanitary housing that will prevent contamination of the milk.. It is held by some authorities that goatß are immune from tuberculosis, and there is no evidence In the hands of the agricultural department to com bat this theory. This, in Mrs. Itoby's opinion, makes it more Important than ever that the goat be developed here as it in abroad, and become the poor man's cow, .She hopes In time to see the goat as common in America as it is in Boine foreign lands, where 75 per cent of the families are said to use goat's milk. Goats never have Jpeen bred in this country us milk producers— the extent of pasture lands encouraging the own ership of cows, and the goat having become a Joke. With the growth of population and the limitation of pan tuii's the goat is receiving more atten tion. Homelei* children received and placed In homo, for adoption. Apply Roy. O. V. Ric«, Superintendent Children* Horn* society, *H Bradbury buUJlurf. Los Ancelem. OVER FENCES THE CHASE LED DOZEN SPEEDY JAPANESE LAND ONE MEXICAN . Enters a Boarding House on Bur- glary Bent, and When Caught Is Bound With Ropes and Straps ' T. Moroano, a Mexican, was the cause of a lively chase early yesterday which finally ended in his capture by a dozen excited Japanese •Moreano entered a Japanese boarding houso before daylight with the purpose of burglary, according to his captors, and had succeeded in getting some trifles when the occupants of the room became nroused. Immediately a general alarm was given and a dozen Japanese started In pursuit of the fleeing man. The chase led through dark alleys, over boxes and barrels and back yard fences and to the river bed. The wiry little Japanese had more endurance than the Mexican and finally overtook him. They sent a call to the police station and two officers were sent to take the man to the central station. When the patrolmen arrived they found that tho Japanese ' had bound the man with enough ropes and straps to hold a wild Texas steer. Moreano is In the city jail booked on a charge of burglary. PRANKS OF A LOOSE BEAR Scares St. Louis Folk, Hugs a Colored Woman and Climbs a Pole Be fore He Is Caught Special to The Herald. ' ST. LOUIS, June 17.— A 400-pound bear, two and a half years old, escaped from his owner, Mike Kanter, a saloon keeper, at 141 Franklin avenue, at mid night last night. Bob, the bear, is well known. He has been petted and spoiled till he feels that he is the real ruler of the district. His home up to a few days ago was in the back and of the saloon, and when he was removed from there to a shed in the rear by order of Excise Commis sioner Mulvlhill, Bob resented the order bitterly and began to show his first symptoms of a temper. Last night the longing tor company became too strong for him. He broke hla chain, smashed open the door of his shack and fled up the street. Through the throngs on the sidewalk he dashed, head down, paws • waving, eyes staring. Screams, shrieks ami oaths filled the air. Policemen came running from all sides, but none cared to get In the way of bruin. Finally K a stout colored woman blocked, his way", though not Intentionally; she, did not see Bob coming. He grabbed and hugged her, and her startled ehrleks curdled the blood of all who heard them.. No one volunteered to go to her assistance, v; ; .. At this Juncture Bob's owner came running up, and the bear, dropping the woman, took refuge up a telegraph pole. He refused to come down, and Kanter started up the pole after him. Bob's fear now became so great that he lost his. hold on the pole and came tumbling down, striking his master in his flight and bearing him with him to the ground. Kanter was badly bruised by his fall, but he grabbed Bob, administered some well-merited chastisement before the delighted crowd and dragged his thor oughly cowed' and remorseful charge back to the shed. . . -' ! . /<'•.- 4 " TOWN BLAMES "WITCH" Mob and Stab Pretty Woman on Her Way to Mass at Bris. to I, Conn. Special to The Herald. BRISTOL, Conn., June 17.—Witch craft has come back after a lapse of 250 years, br else there are 400 badly mis taken residents of this city. They con stitute the Italian colony. In the last two years not a single baby has conio to .bless their homes, and_ the blame for it is all credited to witchcraft. They insist some spell has been cast over thorn and they loudly demand redress. Carmenclta Minetto, a pretty Sicilian woman, who came' here two years ago, has been branded as the witch. The Italians harked back recently to the date of her arrival here and re called that since that day not a baby has come to the colony. A we.ek ago a committee went to the police and de manded the woman's arrest as a witch. But the police declined to make an ar rest. The feeling against the woman grew to such intensity today that the Italians attacked her on her way to mass. The police protected her then, but when she ventured out again to night she was set upon by a mob and badly stubbed. She knows her assailant, but refuses to give his name or make a complaint. The woman has used herbs in treating some of the Italians for petty ailments, and now they think her concoctions come straight from the devil himself. ■ . '' TWO CASES FINE OLD WINE Freight Paid to Any Point in the United .. :'.'<'/ .States for Only $9 C. F. A. LAST 129-131 N. MAIN ST. LOS cANOBLBS .