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PASADENA DAY
AT LONG BEACH
ANNUAL PICNIC CAUSES BIG
EXODUS
Crown Cltyltcs Enjoy Themselves In
• Frolicsome Fashion as Quests
of the Hustling Beach
City
Pasadena Agency,
I<H East Colorado Btreeat.
Telephone Main 752.
PASADENA, Auk. 9.— Fully 6000
Pasadenana went to Long Beach today
on account of the third annual Pasa
dena picnic given tinder the auspices
of the board of trade and Merchants'
association, while hundreds more took
the opportunity afforded by a general
suspension of business to visit the can
yons and scatter to the other beaches.
Chief of Police Plnkham with his
force of bluecoats remained to look
after the deserted city and tonight not
a single case of robbery is reported
and it wan found necessary to make
not a single arrest.
It was a - Puritan Sunday In Pasa
dena with nothing doing all along the
line. '
But with the Pasndena crowd at the
beach city It was different. There was
something doing every minute and lots
Of it ,
Long Beach has grown accustomed to
big j crowds and cares for them well
but the myriad of people from the
Crown City overrun everything, and
•with the keys of the city In their
possession from the time the Pasadena
committee of arrangements arrived
shortly, after 9 o'clock proceeded to
"whoop 'er up" until near the mid
night hour.
Superlative Describe* It
It was a great picnic, even for a
Pasadena picnic, and these have come
to be looked upon as superlative in
©very respect. That's what this was —
superlative.
9• In the first place the attendance
largely exceeded both of its predeces
sors. .
( In the second place the arrangements
for the day's enjoyment were the best
yet made.
- : In the third place the street car and
railroad accommodations were the best
yet secured, making the trip to and
from Long Beach comfortable and ex
peditious.
■•■■■ Then,\ lastly, the greeting extended
by the Long Beach people was the
warmest yet experienced in these an
nual pilgrimages.
It Is no wonder therefore that the
returning hosts tonight are loud in
their praise of Long Beach and of
a delightful day's entertainment.
■' f Sports Commence
' ' The crowds had scarcely begun to
get their bearings . around the com
modious auditorium when the program
of sports began on the beach to the
east' of the auditorium.
Last year these., sports did not con
clude until late in the afternoon, al
most too late for the literary and
musical entertainment.
This year the committees determined
to have the sports run oft before the
noon hour so as to leave ample time
for a busy afternoon along other lines
of entertainment and the plan was a
clear success.
jSJjFA long stretch of the sand beach was
roped off, and here the races, were rap-
Idly run, one after the other. Interfered
with only occasionally by a sudden
sweep of a roller more determined than
its mates. The result of the events
held on the beach is as follows:
The Winners
■ Men's events, 100-i'ard dash, open—
.Won by John LaSpada; Norman Pike,
second; E. Flanders, third.
Sack race, 25 yards— Won by Ray
mond Bowers; E. Toms, second: V.
Fabrick, third. ♦
50-yard dash, men aver 60 years —
Won by D. S. Bassett; H. A. Verger,
second; D.Coyle, third.
100-yard dash, 8 to 12 years— Won by
A. Evans; Raymond Page, second]
Albert Brooks, third.
Fat men's race, 50 yards, 190 pounds
— Won by w. K. Dunn; D. S. Bassett,
second; George Metz, third.
25 yards, running backward— Won by
Charles Daley; C. S. Tibbitts, second;
Norman Pike, third. . :■
- 100-yard hurdle race — Won by J. La-
Spada; M. Juers, second; C. S. Tlb
bitts, third.
Team Prizes
Teams of two carrying prizes to the
judges, boys 12 and under. Judges un
able to sort out the winners so prizes
were given to each of the eight con
testants. Raymond Page, John Eck
enbebwry, H. Evans, E.. Toms. R.
Cudahy, L. Cudahy, Roy Bowers and
V. Fabrick.
50-yard dash, officials and commit
tee of the day — Won by H. M. Seeley;
H. H. Webb, second; Herman R. Her
tel, third.
Girls' events:
60-yard daßh, j girls 10 to 15 years-
Won by R. Zimmerman; Vera Graueit,
second; F. M. Grover, third.
Egg and spoon race— Won by Viola
Rath; Eva Heck, second; Flora Grover,
third.
" 50-yard dash, 15 to 20 years— Won by
Prances Zimmerman; Grace Langstaff,
second; Lucle Ross, third.
Potato race, twenty potatoes — Won
by Evelyn Foyer; Ruth Zimmerman,
second; Viola Ilath, third.
60-yard dash, girls under 8 years—
Won by Elsie Fabric; Winnie Rubble,
Becond; Oga Mitchell, third.
Largest Families
The contest as to the largest families
succeeded in bringing out only two en
tries, although three prizes were of
fered. It was settled In th« auditorium
during the vaudeville performance of
the afternoon, Announcer Ramel call
ing for the contestants to mount the
platform.
. G. A. Zimmerman and F. D. Sala
were the happy fathers who brought
their numerous progeny to the front,
each family consisting of ten. Straws
were drawn as to which family should
receive the first prize. The Zimmer
man host won.
At 11 a. m. the sports ended and the
. crowds proceeded to the Long Beach
roller skating rink where some fancy
skatlnar was indulged in and a number
.of Impromptu races run.
Then followed luncheon under tha
auditorium. The refreshment commit
tee provided hot coffoe, lemonade and
fruit, and here fully 8000 people gath
ered at table and adding their own
lunches (o , the food furnished by the
committee satisfied the Inner man and
made ready for a strenuous afternoon.
, Bathing and Vaudeville
Until i p. •m. the picnickers amused
themselves according to their. Individ
ual bent, then gathered at the bath
house where there . were swimming
races and other water aporti.
At, 2:30 came the much advertised
. vaudeville performance In the body of
the great auditorium.
I This conulsted of music by the Lons
Beach 'Royal Italian . band, violin colog
by MUi Bertha liottu, the Bart Vrau
mtk■ifttiitfiaiinairfTirini ,i if
wj Powerful unswerving forces are pushirtg this town «^
£^ onward and upward toward the goal of success. -A
*-' Hundreds are laying "fortune foundations" by in- £r
Redondo will be W^ ' ' ¥^ Why not invest
to Los Angeles sl9 vesting in Redondo, The word Progress is imprint- *-J W h er e values are
what Oakland is 4f~\ j • a .•t-i ±t £ tit* 1 • • (T% absolutely bound
to san Francisco ed ]^^L across the face of this enterprising %J to lncrcase from
N town. Men YOU know are investing here, men N 50 t0 500 percent?
J) whose judgment you have always relied upon. J)
f\ Don't confuse Redondo with the various sand lot £\ \
p I propositions. Redondo is a city I — — -
\ I with a commercial future that \ /
\ V6Habl6 / assures continuous prosperity. \ VeH&blß /
\ Tract / The Walter Ransom Co.'s \ Tract /
The "Venable Tract" lies but 2 blocks from the ocean and but 5 blocks from the CENTER of Redondo. :
The lots are large and a beautiful view of the ocean is to be had from each. Prices on these lots are from ' >
$250 to $600, and the property can be obtained for as little as $50 down, balance $10 PER MONTH.
Only 21 miles , IMPORTANT NOTICE Ttie most desir-
from Los Angeles tsswiSS . <sSi£^l aD *y located
f tnSrararaPT Frorn now until August 10 we will continue the old prices on the "Walter Ran- vSlSStiSllf -
On the great \jmfflP~ som Co -' s Venable Place at Redondo. After that date the entire property OCeail TCSOrt On
- W 'N b e withdrawn from the market for about one year, as we figure that the •
brOadgaUge Hunt- natural increase in value will be so great as to make it unwise to further push . the WeStem
the sale of this property at the present time.
ington Road : < Slope
Walter Ransom Go.
Home 7747 M^f f*s*nti!** Pl»rf~»*> Redondo Office
Broadway 4555 ii T ierC«Tlllie fllttCe 128 Pacific Ave.
clsco girl prodigy; a racy local skit
with many witty hits at well known
Pasadena people, participated in by
Emll J. Mueller, George J. Brenner and
W. K. Gaylord of Pasadena; Instru
mental music by Mr. and Mrs. N.
Stephens, costume delineation of Mr.
and Mrs. Mlcawber by Miss May Mc-
Gowan, assisted by Mr. Walker; a
whistling solo by B. T. Phelps of Long
Beach, vocal solo by Miss Pike, vocal
sextette, Mrs. Mihlgan, Miss Helder
and Messrs. Manning, Earle, Hobbs and
Colver, and a fencing exhibition by
Prof. Harry Maloney and James Mur
ray, jr. ■>
This completed the formal program
for the day and many of the picnickers
Immediately started for their homos.
Most of them, however, remained for a
dip In the surf or for the dancing In the
evening.
Only One Mishap
Put one accident of moment hap
pened to mar the day's enjoyment.
While skating at the roller skating
rink shortly before noon Miss Elizabeth
Allen of this city became entangled In
some way with other skaters and fell
to the floor of the rink, fracturing her
arm. in two places.
The Committees
The various committees in charge of
the picnic and through whose efforts
it became the success it admittedly
was were as follows:
General — George J. Brenner, chair
man; D. W. Coolldge, secretary; M. P.
Green, S. M. Munson, Harry Geohegan,
J. Herbert Hall, C. D. Sargent. D. G.
Andrews, H. R. Hertel; honorable
chairman. Hon. William Waterhouse. .
Executive — D. M. Llnnard. C. D. Sar
gent, George J. Brenner, M. P. Green,
D. W. Coolidge.
Transportation— Harry Geohegan, J.
W. Wood, Thomas Nestor, R. C. Hal
sted, Frank Helss.
•Entertainment and Program — J. Her
bert Hall. W. H. Vedder, C. D. Sargent,
H. C. J totaling. J. S. Glasscock, W. 8.
Wlndham, Joseph Israel, C. H. Ward,
Leßoy Jepson, Emll J. Muller.
Sports and Prizes— H. R. Hertel, K.
N. Stevens. H. H. Webb, H. M. Seely,
C. T. James, Harold Parker.
Reception — Mr. ana Mrs. H. C. Hotal
ing. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Linnard, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Herbert Hall, Mr. and Mrs.
C. M. Morris, Mr. and Mrs. D. W.
Coßlidge, Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Thomas,
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Weight. Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. Woodbury, Mr. and Mrs.
Kenyon 'Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
White, Mr. and Mm. Oscar L. Brad
dock, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. ChafTee, Mr,
and !Urn.' A. A. Mueth, Mr. and Mrs.
W. Z. Tabor. Mr. and Mrs. - H Frank
Metralf. Mr. and Mrs. T. Clinton
Veale, Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Healy,
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Holt. Mr. and
Mr*. J. O. McCament, Mr. and Mrs. A.
J. nertonneau, Mr. and Mrs. Klngsley
N. Stnvens, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Twom
bly, Mr. and Mrs. 11. it. Webb, Mr. and
Mrs. William Waterhouse. Mr. and
Mr*. L. l>. Test, Mr. and Mrs. P. W.
Herllhy. Mr. and Mrs. W. N, Van
Nuya, Mr. and Mrs. Sam F. Graham,
Mr. and Mrs. C. If. Ward, Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur D. Wood, Mr. and Mrs.
W. K. Dunn. Mr. and Mrs. 1,. B. Mor
rison, Mr. and Mr*. Ralph G. Skillen,
Mr. and Mrs. It. a. Hertel, Mr. and
Mrs. W. 11. Magee.
Refreshments-1,. 1,. Tost, IX W.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 190(9,
Herlihy, C. W. Woodbury, A. A. Chubb,
W. J. Kelly, W. S. Chase, Richard Tay
lor, H. M. Seely, W. D. Wlnans, L. S.
Randall, Mr. Heaslett, A. H. Kemp, C.
L. Singer, George S. Yarnall, Charles
Cole, C. P. Hall, Joseph Gross, Charles
A. Hannold, C. R. Ecker, J. J. Gerard,
E. Colllson, R. Bradley, A. G. Westphal,
L. P. Bassett.
Press— H. W. Hall of Pasadena Star,
F. B. Cole of Pasadena News, P. M.
Powell of Los Angeles Express, A. C.
Harvey-Elder of Los Angeles Times,
Don Short of Los Angeles Examiner,
Alvick A. Pearson of Los Angeles Her
ald.
MARKET PLACE IS ASSURED
Company of Long Beach Capitalists
Buys Land and Will Erect
Buildings
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, Aug. 9.— This city is
to have a public market place In the
near future. A company of local capi
talists, together with some from sur
rounding cities, has been organized
with a capital stock of $100,000, and
will erect buildings to cost {50,000 be
tween Sixth and Seventh streets and
Olive and California avenues.
The following are the directors of the
company: R. E. Goddard, president;
E. R. Meserve. vice president; Charles
L. Heartwell, treasurer; J. A. Miller,
secretary; C. E. W. Moore, S. E. Knapp
and Mr. Henry. Goddard, Henry, Me
serve and Knapp are experienced mar
ket men, being at the head of the Los
Angeles Institution.
The purchase of the land involved
about $65,000.
Besides the market building proper,
the company will erect cold storage
buildings and warehouses for general
purposes. .
CAUCUS NAMES | DELEGATES
Pasadena Democrats Chooie James T.
Belcher for Delegates to State
Convention
Special to The Herald.
PASADENA, Aug. 9.— At the regular
Democratic caucus this evening James
T, Belcher of this city was made the
nominee for delegate to the Democratic
state convention. There was a good
attendance at the caucus and consider
able interest manifested.
It has • been arranged to name the
C legates to the Democratic county
convention on Saturday.
Each of the fourteen precincts into
which Pasadena Is now divided will
receive two delegates.
DOWN THE SEWER GOES
THE SEIZED LIQUOR
LONG BEACH, Aug. 9—The liquor
which was captured in the recent blind
pig raid was missing from the city hall
this morning, and Marshal Young
stated that he had poured the stuff into
the newer without pomp or parade
Recorder , Hart yesterday ordered
that the booze be thrown out and today
the marshal' sent to the recorder . a
statement that hi* order had been ful
filled. *jMMsfHHiiMttllMM
MAN WITH RIFLE
MAKES GOOD BLUFF
WORK OF DREDGER STOPPED
IN TRAGIC MANNER
President of Salt Works Stands Where
Dirt Would Fall— Brother Threat.
ens to Shoot If Former
Is Injured
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, Aug. 9.— The action
taken by the city council last night in
ordering the city attorney and the ex
ecutive officers, of the city to take such
legal steps as would Insure the protec
tion of the employes on the dredger,
whose progress had been halted b* the
San Pedro Salt Workß company, has
not had the effect so far which the Los
Angeles Dock and Terminal company
expected.
This afternoon Marshal Toung, to
gether with J. J. Hart, city recorder,
and Trustees Lent, Benson and Moh
renstecher, went out to the dredger to
witness any possible excitement which
might attend the approach of the big
scoop to thfl dike marking the land
claimed by the salt makers.
About the middle of the afternoon the
clamshell dredger neared the line and
a huge shovelful of mud was uncere
moniously hoisted into the air 'and
dumped upon the other side of the dike.
Tragically Stops Work
Orton C. Dunn, president of the salt
works company, and Irwln Dunn, his
brother, watched the movement, j As
the big scoop started to ascend with the
second load President Dunn walked
over and stood where the mud would
fall upon him if It was released.
Irwln Dunn held a rifle In one hand,
and he is said to have called to the
man in the pilot house:
"Dump that dirt on my brother and
I'll kill you."
The pilot house man hesitated. Man
ager Curtis of the terminal company
demanded that Marshal Young arrest
Dunn. This Young refused to do,
"If I take the place of the man at the
lever and dump the mud and Dunn
shoots me, will you shoot him?" asked
Curtis. \
"Can't say thafl would," answered
the marshal.
Believed He Would Shoot
Capt. Grldley of the dredging com
pany, remarked that he believed "that
black-eyed devil would shoot," and he
called off his men.
.Manager Curtis and the other
terminal company folk returned to
town, disgusted. T> c dredger is "dead"
ttnight, and Manager Curtis Is unable
to say what the next step will be. .
warrant arresting the man. Young
stated that he woGld not arrest anyoni
under the present provocation unless
the terminal people swear out a war
rant
BELL LOSES RACE ON FOUL
He Surrenders to Holtz Title of Cham
pion Roller Skater of South.
em California
Special to The Herald.
VENICE, Aug. 9.— Artie Bell of Los
Angeles, who last Saturday night won
the Southern California one mile roller
skating championship, lost a match
race for the title and a purse held here
tonight by fouling Ray Holtz, his op
ponent, when the distance was three
fourths covered.
Hcltz appeared to have no trouble In
sticking close to' Bell, who held the
lead from the start, and it was while
Holtz was passing him that Bell com
mitted the foul.
There seemed to be no uesqtion with
the audience of about 1000 persons that
Holtz would have won had the race
gone to a conclusion.
SISTERS' INSTITUTE
COMES TO CLOSE TODAY
SUCCESSFUL AFFAIR ALMOBT AT
AN END
Addresses on "Textbooks In Christian
Doctrine" and on the Study of
Latin the Principal Events of
Thursday's Session
The third annual Bisters' institute,
which has been held the pact two weeks
at the College of the Immaculate Heart
at Hollywood, will close today after v
successful series of lectures. ~ -■•
During the week department work
was organized at separate meetings of
the teachers in primary grades, gram
mar teachers and those in the high
school. Special sessions of these de
partments have been held each day be
tween 1 and 2 o'clock. Bishop Conaty,
who is the moving spirit of the insti
tute, lutM made addresses to each de
partment and great enthusiasm has
been manifested, >
Rev. M. P. Seanlon opened the morn
ing session yesterday with an address
on "Text Books In Christian Doctrine."
Sister Mary Loyola followed with an
address on "The Study of Latin." Sis
ter Loyola Bhowed a thorough knowl
edge of her subject. She said In part:
Beauty Lost In Translation
"Bo many are wearied by the' long
ysace to be spent before they 'can read
the Latin in. the original ■ and so, they
take a translation,. but the beauty and
the coloring of the words is lost.- Great
educational value la - to ' be gained by
thp kr*wl«rlp-o L* n * n .-«i<, n i«
?i P Tri v ' nnnni P f J^i ° ne l ß . , Ughts
JK* *r n -m ♦ " ot f ß ' mply f ° r
a B % ,S, S at i 1i 1 " 1 h^ nd the
,hoi, ho i^ h J. 1 ! an <l Ideals end emotions of
the highly cultivated races of antiquity
but it is to get the figures, the rhythm,
the beauty of thought, just as .the
cutting and polishing of the gem adds
to its beauty."
Closing Program
Rev. M. P. Scanlon opened the after
noon session with an . address on
catechism methods. He was followed
by Sister Loyola, who continued her
morning topic. , ' -■- - I
The closing sessions will be held to
day, at which Sister Loyola will speak
on "Cicero and Virgil." Bishop Conaty
will open the afternoon session with an
address on "The Teacher."
Following the close of the session the
bishop will give benediction in the con
vent chapel.
SKATER'S ARM IS FRACTURED
Member of Never Sweat Club Falls
During Masked Festival at
I Panorama Rink
The masked festival at the Panorama
skating rink last night resulted disas
trously for at least one man.
Lou Gldrldge of 629 Barnard street fell
to the floor while skating and his right
arm was fractured. Gld ridge was fan
tastically costumed, and on his back
was sewed a banner which proclaimed
him a member of the "Never Sweat"
club.
Although he is employed in a mattress
factory^ the banner will be true for two
weeks at least, for it Is considered
probable, that he will not be able to use
his arm before that time.
NOT GUILTY, PLEADS LANE
Alleged Slayer of Smilde Is Arraigned
and Hit Trial Set for,
August 10
Alfred E. Lane pleaded not guilty
yesterday before Judge James In the
superior court to a charge of man
slaughter.
Trial was set for AugUßt 16.
Lane Is charged with quarreling with
John A. Smlld>, a chauffeur, on the
night of July 31 and striking him in
the face, causing death.
It is understood the defense will ad
mit the quarrel, but will deny that any
blow was struck by Lane sufficient to
cause death.
Catholics Will Plcnlo
The annual Catholic reunion ana plc
nio will be held at Playa del Hey. the
program and date of which will be
announced by the executive committee
today. ■ ,
l-ll.t-r-Gra.it anil llaaket hull run
12. 6U to ib.vu, in our learner goods de
partment. Good tlllnKH for tli« beach or
mountain trip*. Sanboru, Vail & Co..
167 So. Uruuutvuy.'
WOULD BE THIEF
USES CLAM RAKE
ATTEMPTS TO, CONNECT WITH
SLEEPER'S TROUSERS
Los Angeles Man Frightens Away In
truder and Later Officer Catches
.'; a Suspect After Record Ride
s on Trolley Car
Special to The Herald.
PLAYA DEL REV, Aug. 9.— The sight
of a figure silhoutted against the sky
as It stood in his bedroom window and
with a clam rake tried to connect with
a pair of trousers which lay on a chair
caused Frank Garbutt of Los Angelud
to give a yell of alarm at 3 o'clock thla
morning.
The figure straightway dropped from
a balcony which surrounds Garbutt's
residence and disappeared from view. .
Garbutt reported the matter to the
police this morning and an investiga
tion was started which resulted in Of-,
fleer Cannon having his suspicions di
rected to a man named Thomas Scott,
who had been Been lounging about the
skating rink. Cannon - spoke to Scott
and was about to put him under ar
rest when the man, without saying a
word "turned and sped along the rail
road track toward Redondo. The of- .
fleer, who Isn't much on a sprint, waited
for the' next car to, come along and
after boarding it told the motorman
what was In hand and the result was
that a record run was begun along the
fugitive's course.
About a mile and a half up the track
Scott was overtaken and on the return
car he accompanied Cannon, who took
Scott Into Garbutt's prnppnce. Scott,
however, showed considerable money
and letters to carry out his claim that
he was a prospector oft for a vacation
and he was released.
Mr. Garbutt says that several rooms
In his houue had been entered before
the attempt to get his. trousers was
made, but that apparently nothing was
taken. . . v "
Prohibitionists Score Victory
By Ansociated Press.
COLUSA, Aug. 9.— After a contest of
three months, temperance people scored
a victory over saloon men this after
noon when ' the supervisors by a votf
of .three to. two agreed to submit the
liquor question to a vote at the ■ next
general election. The question will be
decided by a precinct vote and not by
the county em a, whole. Thla does not
affect Colusa, aa it In an Incorporated
town. .'. ■ iHSUKMKMMMifI
■ Hv«i-/thlns- you want you will find In
th« tlauitiod p*c«, Ou» ueut a ward.

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