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TO BUILD UP BIG COMMERCIAL NAVY WILL REHABILITATE AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE National Convention Holds Meeting to Urge Revival of Discrimination Clause In Dlngley Tariff Measure Special to The Herald. CLEVELAND, Jan. 13.— At the na tional convention for the extension of the foreign commerce of the United States, which opens in Washington to morrow, an extended review of the dif ferent measures that have been dis cussed during the last twenty years for the Upbuilding of American ship ping In the foreign trade will be pre sented by Alexander R. Smith, former ly superintendent of the New York Maritime exchange and now connected With the Merchant Marino league of this city. American shipping rehabili tation will loom large in the discussion of measures by which to extend our foreign commerce. Mr. Smith's review begins with the Frye ship subsidy act of March 3, 1891, a measure that had been before con gress for five years at the time of its enactment. As Anally adopted, and as now in force, it only provides subsidies for mall steamship lines, five of which are operating under that act today. As originally drawn the provision for mall subsidy was 50 per cent greater than was provided, besides which a proviso for the payment of 3 cents per gross ton per hundred miles sailed by Amer ican cargo vessels on foreign voyages was eliminated. Only One American Line The next measure, the Cockran act of 1892, admitted to American register the British steamships City of New York and City of Paris on condition that their American owners should have equal tonnage built in the United States. This led to the construction of the steamships St. Louis and St. Paul, which constitute the only Amer ican line at present, In the transat lantic trade. Five per cent of our trade with Europe, which latter constitutes 60 per cent of the entire foreign trade of the United States, is all that is carried un- | der the American flag, and were it not for the ships of this one American line, says Mr. Smith, the proportion carried in American vessels would be but a fraction of 1 per cent. Representative Fithlan of Illinois, as chairman of the committee on mer chant marine and fisheries, reported to the house of representatives a free ship bill which hung upon the calendar un acted upon throughout every session of the only congress (March 4, 1893, to March 4, 1895) that, with the executive branch of the government, has been under the control of the Democrats since the beginning of the Civil War. Speaker Crisp, says Mr. Smith, refused to set a day for the discussion of the Fithian free ship bill, although, Mr. Smith asserts, he was importuned so to do by the president, the secretary of the treasury and the commissioner of navigation. The senate commerce committee at the same time could not be induced to even favorably report a similar bill. lnI In 1894 Senator Frye moved an amend ment in the senate to the Wilson-Gor man tariff bill, to compel imports in foreign vessels to pay a higher duty than imports in American vessels paid, but the proposed Frye amendment was rejected. Republicans Violate Pledges Beginning in 1896 an effort to re-es tablish this old policy of discriminating duties was made, the Republican na tional convention and Its presidential | candidate each indorsing it In strong terms. Subsequently the Republicans declined to carry out this pre-election pledge. But, asserts Mr. Smith when the Dlngley tariff act went over to the senate in 1897 it was there so amended as to repeal all laws that prevented the re-establishment of the differential duty policy, leaving only existing treaties to protect imports in foreign ships from the payment of the discrim inating duty. This view was denied in an opinion rendered at the time by the attorney general of the United States, which opinion was confirmed by a decision rendered shortly thereafter by the United States board of general apprais ers. Since that time this section of the tariff has remained a dead letter. Mr. Smith states that this has been brought about by executive fiat nulli fying the Intent of congress without giving the federal courts an opportun ity to judicially determine what the real intent of congress was. Us also assorts that bad the law been enforced as Intended by congress, from $125,000,000 to $150,000,0 additional cus toms duties would have been collected thereunder by the United States dur ing the past ten years. This, however, he regards as of less Importance than the great Increase in the tonnage under the American flag that would have followed its full enforcement. An ap peal is now before the secretary of the treasury urging the enforcement of the existing tariff act In accordance with this view of the intent of the congress that enacted it. Mr. Smith reviews the mare recent efforts that have been made by the late Senator Hanna, Senator Frye, Repre sentative Payne and others, and that are now being made by the congres sional merchant marina commission, to put through a general ship subsidy law. Such a measure, prepared by the mer chant marine commission, passed the senate at the last session, and Is now before the house merchant marine and fisheries committee. President Roose wit is quoted as favoring Its passage at this session. Steel Companies May Help Perhaps the most unique suggestion in Mr. Smith's review is that which urges the great steel and Iron corpora tions to themselves pay h bounty on the construction of steel ships In the United States. He suggests that from $3,000, 00 to 000,000 a year for ten yean so expended by the combined steel cor porations would afford a large market at home for steel manufacturers and at less than present foreign markets for American steel manufactures are se cured. Last year th« value of such steel manufactures exported was $160,000,000, the price abroad Ing much less than received for similar manufactures at home, which difference, Mr. Smith ar gues, Is a bounty, although called a re- Bate it will be Interesting to note what response, If any, the steel corporations will make to this suggestion. The Idea ls not entirely new, a syndicate of Ger man manufacturers for a number of I years having paid export bounties on certain Herman manufacturer lnstead of si ■ king markets abroad for the eale of their steel at prices sub stantially below i 11.,,, paid at home, Bays Mr. Smith, the steel manufactur ers, once they realize how they i an es tablish a great national industry in • WEEK'S FORECAST OF WORLD EVENTS By AftsoclAted Press. > WASHINGTON, .Inn. 13.— Some of the time of the senate and most of the house daring the present week will be devoted to the discussion of appropria tion bills. The senate will conclude It* consideration of the legislative, execu tive nnd Judicial appropriation bill and may reach (he Indian bill. The house will finish its work on the fortifications And will In turn take up the bill making appropriations for tho District of Columbia and the diplomatic and consular service. 0 Before proceeding with appropriation bills the house will devote Monday to miscellaneous bills In the interest of the District Of Columbia. It Is also possible that the appropriation bill before the senate win be temporarily displaced Mon day by the Kornkrr resolution providing for an Investigation of the Urownsvllle riot. Senator Cullom, who has charge of the appropriation bill, announces his lntention not to yield the floor again until this measure Is disposed of. If bo persists In his determination, consideration Of the Brownsville matter will nec essarily be deferred. The prospect of receiving Gen. T'urdy's report on that subject Monday adds to what already holds a keen Interest and a, largo attendance may bo rxpected in the senate when it la under consideration. Speeches are yet to bo made by Senators Spooner, Carmack and Stone, and it Is not expected that Senator For nker will permit the closing of the debate without further remarks. Tho pres centeent prospect is for the practically unanimous adoption of a compromise reso lution simply directing an Investigation of the occurrence at Brownsville and temalning silent on the legal phases of the question. Will Urge Salary Increase ln the senate there will be an effort to Incorporate a provision In the legis lative appropriation bill increasing the salaries of senators and representatives from $5000 to $7500, and unless this proposition causes debate the legislative bill probably will be passed with but little discussion. There will also be an attempt to restore the house provision for the Increase of the salaries of the vice presi dent and the speaker of the house and cabinet members. Some of the member* of the house committee on appropriations will try to secure the Incorporation In the fortifications bill of an amendment looking to the creation of an island for the purpose of defense at the mouth of Chesapeake l bay and appropriating for that purpose about $2,000,000 when the bill comes up lnI In the house. Gen. Kelfer and Judge Walter Smith differed sharply over this point in committee, and when Mr. Smith opposed the provision which prevailed there the Ohio member announced his determination to appeal to the house. Decide Ship Subsidy Bill The house is looking forward with great- expectancy to the decision of the committee on merchant marine on the question of a ship subsidy bill. The com mittee will meet on Tuesday and members say the question will be finally de cided on that day. A representative of Indiana, who has consistently opposed the senate bill, now announces his willingness to accept a compromise measure providing for both Atlantic and Pacific mail subsidies to South American ports and an in crease of the subsidy to the .Australian line now In existence as well as for as sistance to a new line from the Pacific coast to China and Japan. It is now asserted by the advocates of compromise that only the opposition of the sup porters of the full senate bill stands in the way of a report. The senate will probably return to the discussion of the Smoot case on Friday, when Senators Sutherland and Dllllngham will speak in opposition to the unseating resolution. Later Mr. Smoot will address the senate in his own behalf and the discussion will be closed by Senator Foraker. Hold Foreign Commerce Convention An important national convention for tho extension of foreign commerce will be held in Washington this week. President Roosevelt is expected to ad dress the convention on Wednesday evening, and Secretary Root also probably will take part In the proceedings. Secretary Root will leave Washington January 17 for Ottawa. Canada, where he will be the guest of Governor General Grey. The sessions of the American tariff commissioners With the representatives of the German government, which for a month past have been held almost dally in Berlin with the object of finding a basis for a reciprocity treaty to go into effect on the expiration of the existing provision that agreement between the two powers next June, will end January 17. AA A plenary council of the French bishops to discuss the situation in France will be summoned to meet January 15. It is understood that the bishops will simply register the pontiff's decision as expressed in the encyclical issued by his holiness January 11. which seemingly put an end to the hopes of the Mod ceratese crates that the church would eventually accommodate itself to the new con ditions in France. the United States, giving employment to American workmen in all of the branches of trade that would be af fected, from the cutting of the timber, the mining of the ore and coal, to the final construction of the ship, should unite to make It a success. Such an undertaking. Mr. Smith points out, could not be made success ful without the co-operation of the government through the passage of a ship subsidy act that would indemnify owners of American vessels for the higher wage and food cost of their operation In competition with more cheaply operated and. in many cases, subsidized foreign shipping. The review winds up with a serious castigation of Republicans for their un willingness, during the years of their control of the government to either extend the same protection to our shipping that our land Industries that are subject to foreign competition en- Joy, or to redeem the many pledges they made to restore an American mer chant marine to the high seas. CHOPPER KILLED BY FALLING TREE Forest Monarch Falls on Two Broth erE, Taking the Life of One and Crushing a Leg .f the Other Juan Maganya, a wood chopper, was killed by a tree which fell on him at New hall at an early hour yesterday morning, while his brother, lOplnamia Maganya, suffered a broken left leg In the accident. Both men were engaged at chopping trees at the Newhall ranch. They arose early, intending to get In a full day's work, a large tree on which they were working suddenly fell, pinning the two men beneath it. Juan was knocked Unconscious, but his brother was able to cry for help. Other workmen heard him iid ran to their assistance. They were placed on board a South ern Pacific train and rushed to the re ceiving hospital, but when they ar rived Juan was dead, while his broth- r was unconscious. Eplnamla was then taken to the county hospital and later tli .v it • was notified <>i the a< cldent and hastened to his bedside. He is ol i Juan was not mar 11 1 is body was taken to Pierce Bros. 1 undertaking establishment and 11 be held there today. TWO WOMEN IN BED FRIGHTEN AWAY BURGLARS i ned bj I« a v omen •• ■in h hli ii they attempted to roii at 821 Cast Twenty-fifth street, two burglars made a hasty fllghl yes ■■- and sm ceeded ' !i owned by J, L i\. TWO women of the house hold \vei ,• asleep In one of the kx d him ins when ili"\ were awakened by a sound of footsteps In the room. They started up In bed with screams and tha robbers fled through the window by which they bad gained entrance. Examiner Closes Bank's Doors HUNTINQTON, Ind., Jan. 13.— After Investigation by the state bank exam iner, the People's State bank of thi» pin . has closed Its doors. LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING. JANUARY 14. 1007. VETERAN SOLDIER DIES IN JAIL Overindulgence in Liquor Causes Heart Disease, from Which Vie. tlm Expires While Sitting in a Chair O. Miner, an old soldier, died at the police station early yesterday morning of heart disease, brought on by ex cessive use of Intoxicants. Miner was well known to the local police; he had been arrested several times for drunkenness. Saturday he was released from the police station where he had been taken to sober up and it Is thought he went at once to saloons and again became intoxicated Early yesterday morning he was found roaming around the streets and was taken to the station. There he was placed in jail and sat down on a chair. When the officers went to arouse him in order to conduct him to his cell it was found he was dtiad. Miner was 65 years of age, and is said 'to have been a widower. He Is said to have two children engaged in business iii the east. The body was removed to an undertaking establish ment and a coroner's inquest will lie held today. WILL GIVE FEW SMALL PRIZES PREMIUMS TO BE GIVEN IN THE BALLOON RACE President Bishop of the Aero Club of America Announces List of Sup plementary Awards for Contestants Bjf ASSOOlated Press. NEW YORK. Jan. 13.- ■■-< '.irtland Field Bishop, president of the Aero Club of America, haa announced a list of live supplementary prliM to !»<• offered In connection with the coming Interns^ tlonal cup balloon races on October L 8 next In St. ".oiiis. James Gordon Ben nett gives $2000 to the winner. The following supplementary prizes ar« announced: One thousand dollars to ths ll 0004 balloon In 1 1 • • - raos, donor unannounced; 1760 to i in- third balloon, offered by ths combined railroad! running into si. Louis; 1600 to the fourth balloon, of fered by Daniel I. Nugent of Rt. Louis, and (260 to the fifth balloon. Ottered liy a St. Louts German newspaper. These prises are for balloons travel* i i ik the greater dlstanoe. in addition the Aim club has decided to offer a supplementary prlu of $600 for the balloon staying longest in the air. So far Great Britain. France and tho United States have forwarded tin-ir entries, which guarantees thai at least nine "is will start in tin- onteat. Everything you want you will find In the classified page— a modern encyclo pedia. One cent a word. EULOGIZE NOTED TEMPERANCE MAN DR. STEPHEN BOWERS SUB JECT OF MEMORIAL Former Associates In Crusade Against Liquor Traffic Call Him a Man Among Men and Laud His Virtues In memory of the lnte Dr. Stephen Mowers a memorial service wan hold yesterday afternoon at Symphony hall, which was largely attended by friends of the departed advocate or prohibi tion, Mrs. C. .1. Hull opened the service with n vocal solo, 1 Will (Jive You Rest." Rev. J. B. llolfy, president of the Sunday Observance association, made the opening prayer ai*l read the Scripture lesson. The widow and son of the deceased attended the service. ■ Rev, Mr. Leonardson spoke of Dr. Rowers, not only us a temperance man, but n-> a prohibitionist. The speaker paid that B preacher who id not a pro hibitionist is a disgrace to his profes sion. "l>r. Bowers looked upon the liquor traffic as a crime." said tho speaker. "He prayed, worked and voted against it." Colonel John Pobleskl spoke on "Dr. B-owers us a Citizen." "I have known Vr. Rowers person ally." said Colonel Soblcski, "and as an editor of one of the most able and fearless papers In America. President Roosevelt sent a telegram of sympa thy to the sick brewer Busch, but when Dr. How era died the angels min istered to him. When he was delirious ho was preaching the gospel. "Dr. Bowers as a Friend of the \V. C. T. U." was the topic of Mrs. Ton gler, who snld that the union bad lost a beloved companion, councillor and friend. Mrs. Tongier made an eloquent address on the work so abfy assisted by the departed and made a plea for assistance to carry it forward. A Man Among Men Dr. P. F. Taft spoke on "Dr. Rowers as a Man Among Men." He said: "Dr. Rowers. In the great building of humanity, was not. simply orna mental. He was not one of the minor braces, but was a pillar. He was a man who never turned back. Ten such men as Dr. Rowers would have saved Sodom and tiomorrnh from de struction." Rev. Wiley J. Phillips, who succeeded Dr. Bowers In the editorship of the California Voice, spoke on "Dr. Bo\ver3 as a Prohibition Writer," and quoted the Christian Advocate as saying that "Dr. Bowers knew more things and knew them better than any man the management know." The speaker said Dr. Bowers was a strong writer on many subjects, but strongest on pro hibition. He said that tho doctor was criticised because he did not believe in praying for the world's salvation and voting for its damnation. Hon. J. H. Blanchard marie an in spiring and eloquent address on "Dr. Bowers as a Friend." He said: "Happy Is the man who had Dr. Bowers as a friend. He bore the Image of God in his thoughts, which were, pure and elevating. Dr. Bowers was a great man because he got down and lifted up men. He espoused the latest great movement among us, the Sunday Observance association, and went out and preached for the association and persons were converted constantly in these meetings. Ho was a great speaker, a righteous man and gave hk< strength to the prohibition cause." Following the address resolutions were presented and read by Rev. ('. J. Hall, which were adopted. Mrs. Hall sang "One Sweetly Solemn Thought," and the service closed with congrega tional singing and benediction by Rev. Mr. Holly. TAKES WATCH FOR MAN SHE LOVES Woman Tells Police Dollar Timepiece Was Not Good Enough, So She Secured Another by Theft Charged with petty larceny, Rita I., miia is being held at the police station, and Earl Low, a well known young man about town, Is also being held on the same charge. Rita is said by Detectives Hosick and Ziegler, who arrested the couple, to have confessed to having stolen a valu able gold watch from the home of A. H. Roberts, 1249 Harvard boulevard, De cember 17. When arrested Low Is said to have hnd the watch In his pocket. The couple way located at the Eureka rooming house. The Lunna woman claimed Low was her husband, and said he had fre quently complained that the. watch he was wearing, Which was of the dollar variety, was not good enough, so she said she stolo a good one for him. Low was arrested some time ago on B charge of having stolen a watch from Mrs. ETannle Btroble, 317>i Anderson street, but the police were unable to make a case against him and he was allowed to go. According to the story told by the Lanna woman she went to the homo of Mr, Roberts and said she wished to engage a room. While being shown through the house she saw the watch on a bureau and picked it "P. CROWN PRINCE FALLS UNDER HIS HORSE By Associated Press, WASHINGTON, Jan. 13.— The acci dent which Occurred yesterday to the crown prince or Portugal, whose horse fell, carrying down its rider, was today reported to the Brazilian anil, who Ih in charge of the Portuguese le gation while the minister is absent from Washington. The prince suffered slight bruises on the face but received no serious injuries. EIGHT MEN KILLED IN FIGHT WITH TURKS liy Associated Press. ■VALONICA, Buropean Turkey, Jan. 13. Near MunutUlr Turkish t roops tod ly destroyed a Bulgarian band consisting of eight men. Two Turks were killed and several uoiii.l.d. I ,i. ihing you want you will llnd In tliu cluiutltted pttgß. Ohm cent v word. EMPEROR PRAISES STOLYPIN Congratulates Premier on Restoring Order In Troubled Russia By Associated Press. ST. PRTRHSnunO. Jim. 13.—Pre mier molypln nnd Minister of Justice Otcheglovltoff have been appointed minister* of the council of the «mplra. Thoy rttaln their present posts, how over. An Imperial rescript addressed to M. Btoljrplfl expresses the hope that the ministry will be nt Its post After the convocntlon of the new parliament. It refers to the premier's difficult task of restoring public order and praises his energetic notion which effected a dis tinct Improvement "despite foolhardy efforts nnd continual crimes by revo lutionaries." The emperor then refers to bills which his majesty considered so absolutely necessary that they have been put Into force before the meeting of parliament. Emperor Nicholas thnnks Premier Btolypln and the members of his mm istry for their services and sny* Unit only In the co-operfltlon of the new legislative bodies of the government con he see a guarantee for law and order nnd the strengthening of the force of the state In niiord;ince with the necessities of the new life to which Russia Is called. LOOKS FOR WIFE W ITH BIG GUN Mexican Tells Police Senora Has Gone with a Handsomer Man and He Is Thirsting for Revenge While searching with n big revolver for his wlfp who, he claimed, had oloped with another man, Juan Chavez was arrested yesterday mornlngr on East Eighth street and taken to the police station. The weapon he was carrying was an old-style horse pistol of a large caliber. He was booked on a charge of carrying concealed weapons. Chavez told the police a long story of his wife's unfaithfulness. He claimed she had fallen In love with a man several years ypunger and mow prosperous than himself, and had run away with him. He claimed he discovered her ab sence when he came home for supper Saturday night and said he had passed the night visiting the man's haunts in and about the city. JEROME ON TRAIL OF GAMBLERS WOULD ELIMINATE BETTING IN NEW YORK Will Ask the Legislature to Wipe Out Certain Sections of the Percy-Gray Law — To Provide for Agri. cultural Societies By Associnted Press. NEW YORK, Jan. 13.— District At torney Jerome has started a campaign to eliminate race betting In this state. He will go to Albany tomorrow and ask the legislature to wipe out certain sec tions of the Percy-Gray law. In one bill he asks to deliver a death blow to that section which says that tho only penalty for bookmaklng at the track shall be recovery of the bet by a civil suit. In another bill he proposes to amend the penal code so as to make book making at the track or any other place [i misdemeanor instead of a felony, the punishment to be not more than one year In the penitentiary or a fine of $500, or both. Relating to these two bills the district attorney has drawn a bill to provide for the income which the agricultural societies throughout the state receive through the provisions of the Percy- Gray law. Instead of a certain percentage of the receipts of tho racing associations, he provides that a certain fixed sum not designated In the bill as drawn up, shall be appropriated out of the state treasury for agricultural purposes. MAKE DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST CLERICALS By Associated Press. MADRID, Jan. 13.— There was a gi gantic anti-clerical demonstration at Bilbao today which was attended by some rioting. The government's ener getic precaution In holding the garri son in readiness prevented serious dis turbances. There was a similar manifestation at San Sebastian, where 30,000 persons pa raded about the town, but no clashes with the police are reported. — «» SPANISH MINISTRY MAY NOT LAST OUT WEEK By Associated Press. MADRID, Jan. 13.— Indications are that the ministry will not last out the week, as the efforts for conciliation by the moderate and advanced sections of the Liberals have been unsuccessful. The principal point at issue Is the pro posed anil-clerical association's law. Doubt Is expressed as to whether the Liberals, although they have a strong majority In the chamber, will be able to form v new cabinet. WELLMAN'S BALLOON IS TRIED Arctic Explorer Tests Strength of Bag with Which He Will Try for the Pole By Associated PreHs PARIS, Jan. 13.— Walter Wellman's enlarged balloon, In which he hopes to reach the north pole and which Is now inflated for the purpose of testing the impermeability of the envelope, was exhibited to a number of French aero nauts today. Mr. Wellman considers his balloon in perfect condition. JURY FAILS TO FIND EVIDENCE OF FOUL PLAY By Associated Press. REDDINO, Cal., Jan. 18.— Inquest in the cao» of the three Stewart chil dren burned to death at Anderson re cently, was concluded today. The jury it-turned »i verdict of accident! I death. There was no evidence warranting a verdict of foul play. AMUSEMENTS ORPHEUM THEATER « nn, st bit td .nTiT ■■ ' ■ T. Both Phono 144?. - I cTVlodern Vaudeville 1 Commencing Tonight no,e,nerl^e'itrobatlc^cr d *' *•••»«"■ " A "•" ■'"•'»■-* *»**f mm 'jf.«-lVi^Or»hl«n^ M»iil" i.i V ' * "*» n "' rt . Ventriloquist; Wilson's Monkey Mn in" TiToul .lA^m,! rf , llr '"» Work A Ower, Acrobatic Comedians. v * Matinees Dally except Monday. B Tunings I (K>, 150, 600 and Tie, GRAND OPERA HOUSE MMn St.. bet. Ist nnd 2(1. ' 1 I'honog' Mnln 1»«7: Home ABII7. TUB FAMILY ah,, MIMM ii. ni»Anv« »d m.». Will H. West Jubilee Minstrels tf.ii « 7™7 ™ " rl « 11 , 1 '"" r " of «'•«• Mln.lrrl World. Mntlnees Sunday. Tuesday, Saturday, in,- n ..d 2Br. Kvenlnfs, 10c, 25« nnd r ' nr - Me*t Mrrki "Hl* HOI-KIN*." BELASCO THEATER B«I»M«, Mayer * Co.. Prop.. _____ Phones: Main 3380; Homo A 3910. Commencing Tonight •ueceJfu 0 ! atoekCOmPHnyofrer-Rlchßrd Hnr<lln * Davis' Immensely t|fe Dictator This Is the play In which Willie Collier mnde nil London laugh. It must be funny. It in funny. " Next week: "HANSON'S roi.i.Y." Robert Kclesnn's big hit, floats todny. THE AUDITORIUM SIMHKS M. BERRY, Manager. — — ' Fifth nnd olive streets. "Theater llrautlful" SKESJST' IAI ' A J V . < .'. l ? &£$ V' 3RK wlth WEDNESDAY nnd SATUnDAY matlnoes. Second ink Week of tho Ferris stock company and MISS l'l.()iu:\(ii -him: in \ THE HOLY CITY The mnirnlflcent I 30 ; 0 00 .. pipe organ will bo played by Hruee Gordon Kinsley Seats now selling. Matinee prices lOe and 2 ,c. " Evenlnir prices 0c 26eV 380 60c. Phones: Main 6186. 2367. Bspeclal attention to phone orders ' • ' Next week a Ferris production of "Till'; row Hoy AM> THK I,AI>Y." MASON OPERA HOUSE "• c. wyatt. — — . Liessee and Manager. TONIGHT ANI> FOR TIIIIKK MOHI? NKJiriS. c7WR. JAMES O'NEIL Presenting Tuesday evening THE VOICE OF THE MIGHTY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 'A-TOMTI^ PDTCTn KVENINO HIS MASTERPIECE CyWUiN IH. CKISTO Prices: 50c, 75c. SI. OO, $1.50. Seats now on sale. 'Both phones. QIMPSON AUDITORIUM U E. niSIIYMEU. Manager. *-* BEAT, SALE AT 10 A. M. TODAY AT HIItKKI.'S FOII SCHUMANN-HEINK 345 South Spring Street. Mall orders taken. IMPSON AUDITORIUM* U E. BEHYMER. Manager. SIMPSON AUDITORIUM U K. HKIIVMRH, Manager. TUESDAY NIGHT, JAN. 17, ItlVI I UN ENGAGEMENT ARTHUR HARTMANN th^ ss e v £_iA of ASSISTED BY AIIOMMIK BORSCHKE. I'IANIST. Seat sale now on at Blrkel's, 345 South Spring st. 50c. 75c, $1 00 SI 50 and $2.00. Special rates to teachers and students. "^ ' , ..-" MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER sixth and Main. _ . Phones 1270. TWO OF THE HIOGEST HOUSES OF THE SKASOV VESTERIUV AFTERNOON AND EVENING. - H-AHU.N \ESTERDAY TONIGHT— OX I.l* ONE nECORn-SMASIIING WEEK, Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall Everybody In cast. Magnificent scenery. Biggest and best in town, i Next week: "A NAVAJO'S 1.0VE." By S»-dley Brown. SCHER'S .. THEATER Bet. Spring and Main. FSCHER'S THEATER eelc .Com. and Main. 14. m Week .«'oin. Mondny, Jan. 14. The House Tfcit Always Pleases Its Patrons. "OOOI.EY'S VACATION." Another musical comedy, replete with laughter and music, Interpreted by Fischer's comedians. Shows at 8 and 9:30. Jlntlnees dally except Monday. Lattlcs* Souvenirs on Thursdays. Prices 10c, 20c. Reserved seats 25c. A SCOT PARK ~~~ "~~~ Races! Races! Races! . The Fourth Season Six Good Races Every Week Day Stakes Every Saturday The best class of horses that ever visited the coast. A high-class sport (ot high-class people. Admission $1.00. First race at 1:40. "JEEMS" COULD NOT RUN Coachman's Tight Trousers Prevent Him from Catching Thief, So Villain Gets Away Special to The Herald. NEW YORK, Jan. 13.— Mrs. \V. M. Jermyn of 10 West Sixty-first street drove to Herald square to shop and left Coachman James Farrell on the box of her brougham. Farrell's mutton chop whiskers were singing in the gale and he was doing his best to keep his lovely legs warm in his skjji tight breeches, when a $1000 mink robe, lined with blue broadcloth, with three nets of tails, sailed away in the direction of a north bound itroadway car. A man leaped from the car, grabbed the robe and dashed buck into the car, which kept rapidly on its way. "HI, there!" yelled Farrell, slowly beginning to unllmber bis tight chumois skin legs. It wus hurd work climbing down off the box. Farrell started off, arms akimbo, on a gingery trot after the disappearing oar with the man and the mink robe üboard. At Forty-Second street tho coachman ami the crowd caught the car, but the man and the robe wero no longer aboard. So the coachman ran back to where he had left the. brougham and he and Mrs. Jermyn drove to the Ten derloin station and reported the loss. There the coachman said he had forgot ten to look at the number of the car. AGED MAN LOSES LIMBS UNDER TRAIN By Associated Press. BERKELEY, Jan. 13.— While at tempting to cross the Key route tracks last night near Ashby station In front of a rapidly moving Inbound train Charles Rathke, a retired merchant, aged 70 yeai'M, fell on the trucks, the heavy train severing both legs just be low the knee. Rathke, who Is somewhat hard of hearing, failed to hear the whistle of the oncoming truln. DISCHARGED SOLDIER IS REFUSED RE-ENLISTMENT By Associated Press. Kb PASO. Tex., Jan. 13— James Dun can, one of the members of the euni imnd D, Twonty-tlfth Infantry, dis charged without honor at ki Reno, BP piled to the local ivi rulllng office here toduy lor re-enlistment but wan re jected under orders of thu president. HIS NERVE SAVES HIS LIFE Kansas Boy's Quick and Wise De- cision — He'll Certainly Make a Second Funoton Special to Tho Herald. Johnny ('loavinger, the little pon of a prominent farmer of the Lowemont neighborhood, had a thrilling escapu from death. Tho boy was crossing a long trestle on the Santa Fe track near Lowe mont when he suddenly caught sight of the "Pollywog" train bearing down upon him. He was In the center of tho trestle when he first saw the train, and it was so close to him that he knew it would be Impossible for him to run to either end of the bridge and escape, and It meant death or serious x Injury if ho Jumped to the creek bed, which was a distance of about twenty feet. A thought (itiickly came to tho boy that if he would spread himself flat on the trestle between the rails the train would pass over him and ho would escape without Injury. I,lko a shot ho dropped, and almost the instant ho «as down the heavy train came thun dering over him. The engineer stopped the train as quickly as possible, but the last ear bad passed over the boy and be bad scampered off thu trestle be fore the trainmen reached him. He was not Injured In the leust, and. to the surprise of everybody, he did not .seem to be badly frightened by his ex perience. Tho boy is about la years of age. The, men who had charge of tho train are willing to wager that there Is not another boy of 12 years In the whole world with more nerve. WITH MATCHSAFES HE MAKES THUG DISGORGE PITTSBUKQ, Jan. 14.— Frank Bailer ■II on Ids way home late at night v in -n confronted by a hlghwuyinau. The band 1 1 pushed a revolver In his Lie | sj)d demanded hln money. .Sailer threw up Ins lihihlh and tliu lilghway inan, laying bin revolver on (be OUTD- Btonc, proceeded to ko through his pockets. Suddenly Sailer, reaching into hU coat pocket, pulled out a nickel match uafe, clicked the lid and pushed It Into tbi) highwayman's face. The highwayman compiled with lilm request to throw ii|) bis bands, after Which Bai ler secured the money taken from him and ordered the thug to run away. Ths highwayman disappeared with out trying to pick up his revolver, worth probably 120.