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HEART FAILURE
SUCCEEDS BATH
Couth Pasadena Contractor It Found
in a Dying Condition Following a
Bath in Which a Drug
Had Been Dissolved
Pasadena Agency,
7 North Raymond Avenue,
Phones: Sunset 18U7, Home 2124.
PASADENA, May 26.— Madison A.
Tipton, aged 55 years, a well known
building contractor living on Magnolia
avenue, South Pasadena, lost his life
at a late hour last night while taking a
bath In the bath room of his residence.
He has been somewhat troubled with
rheumatism and has been accustomed
to dissolve a small quantit- of cyanide
of potassium in the water of his bath
before bathing in the belief that the
simple remedy would assist in the cure
of his trouble.
Apparently when he prepared the bath
last night he put too much of the medi
cine in the water, so that its effect upon
the heart was too severe, bringing
death. This is the supposition, at least,
although the coroner will investigate in
a formal way, holding an inquest Mon
day at 3 p. m. at the funeral porlors of
Ives & Warren In this city.
Mr. Tipton lived with hiß wife and
three children, and according to their
statements was in the best of spirits
yesterday. As soon as his condition was
discovered a surgeon was called and for
several hours everything possible was
done to save the dying man's life, but
in vain. There Is no hint of suicide and
the Incident is looked upon as purely
accidental.
SHORTER NEWS ITEMS
FROM THE CROWN CITY
Special to The Herald.
PASADENA, My 26.— Much excite
ment was caused last night by the ex
plosion of a motorcycle on Raymond
avenue near Colorado street. The ma
chine was in flames for a time and
bystanders attempted to extinguish the
flames by the use of their coats. The
owner finally trundled the machine
away to a repair shop without giving
his name.
The funeral services of the late Al
bln Merrill will be held tomorrow at
2:30 p. m. at the Lake Avenue Congre
gational church. Rev. S. G. Emerson
will preach and the local G. A. R. will
have charge. Interment will be at
Mountain View cemetery.
Strain's camp, on the summit of
Mount Wilson, will formally open for
business tomorrow. Advance engage
ments indicate that the approaching
summer season will be the busiest in
the history of the camp.
The employes of the Hotel Maryland
provided elaborate floral emblema_for
the funeral services of Mrs. Theodore
Thompson, wife of one of their num
ber, this afternoon at 246 South Euclid
avenue. Rev. George P. Bird, pastor of
the English Lutheran church, preached
the sermon. The body was cremated.
BLINN TELLS PLANS
OF LUMBER COMPANY
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— President
L. W. BUnn of the Bllnn-Roblnson
Lumber company of Los Angeles has
stated that his company would put up
the proposed large mill and plant at
West Long Beach as soon as the con
troversy between the city and the Salt
Lake Railway company has been set
tled.
It developed that the Salt Lake Rail
way company recently sent to this city
a prospectus of the deed which they
proposed to place in escrow, giving to
Long Beach certalr rights and privi
leges, but that the document seemed
to the city trustees and city attorney
to be "covered with strings" and not
in accordance with the agreement en
tered into by the railway's representa
tives and the harbor committee of the
chamber of commerce.
The deed has been returned for re
vision. After it has been acceptably
drawn up and placed In escrow the
council will adopt certain resolutions
causing the streets between Fourth and
Eighth, at West Long Beach, to be
formally abandoned. The lumber com
pany will build between these two
Streets.
ACCIDENT VICTIMS
ARE OUT OF DANGER
Special to The Herald. -- & . '.;
PASADENA, May 26.— Miss Gene
vieve Hart and Chauffeur Carl Wold,
who were Injured in last evening's ter
rible automobile wreck at the La
manda Park crossing of the Santa Fe,
are reported from the Pasadena, hos
pital this evening to be out of dan-
EOT. * ■
That they should escape serious in
jury while their comrade should be
almost instantly killed seems little
short of marvelous. But such seems to
bcb be the case. Miss Hart has entirely
recovered consciousness and except for
her severe body bruises and the shock
lsI Is said to be doing finely. . Wold is also
badly bruised, but It appears that no
bones are broken. Both Miss Hart and
Chauffeur Wold corroborated the ac
count of the accident as given in this
morning's Herald. There is consider
able indignation at the manner In
which authentic news of the occurrence
was concealed last night.
The remains of Walter Foster are
at the rooms of Adams, Turner &
Stevens, awaiting the coroner's Inquest,
which will probably be held there at 4
p . m. tomorrow.
VETERANS t)F WAR
REMEMBER THE DEAD
Special to The Herald.
PASADENA, May 26.— Two memorial
services were held in the city today, at
tended by the Grand Army men, the
members of the Woman's Relief corps
and of the Sons of Veterans. In the
foWnoon Rev. Chester P. Dorland of
Long Beach gave an appropriate ad
dress at the West Side Congregational
church. He spoke on the subject of
universal peace, declaring for arbitra
tion in world affairs and declaring that
the world would be much further
ahead in civilization had this principle
prevailed in any or all of the great in
ternational disputes.
This evening Rev. Roger Sherman,
pastor of the Advent Christian church,
addressed the Grand Army and repre
sentatives of the other patriotic bodies
in his own church. He drew a vivid
parallel between the soldier's life and
the life of a Christian. At both of
these special services patriotic music
was furnished by the choirs. Of the
Grand Army men in the city something
like 100 turned out for these two ser
vices.
FAMOUS ORATORS TO SPEAK
AT CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— The lectures
which will be given during this sum
mer's Chautauqua assembly In this city
are expected to provide a special at
traction of unusual merit.
Among the speakers who have al
ready been engaged are Henry A.
Buchtel. governor "f Colerad", well
known both as an orator and a reform
worker; Nathan C. Schaeffer, president
of the National Educational associa
tion, who will deliver an address on an
educational subject; Elmer J. Burkett,
United States senator from Nebraska,
and the political opponent of William
J. Bryan in his home district; Prof.
Stanley L. Kreb;., a scientific expert on
the mind and its marvels; Judge Jo
seph H. Call, who will deal with a phase
of the railroad problem; Hector Alllott,
who will lecture on "The Christ In
Art"; and Frank S. Reagan, a cartoon
ist, chalk talker and general funny
man.
The subject of evolution will be
treated in a course of ten lectures, all
of which will be Illustrated. Among the
lecturers in this coures will be Prof.
George L. Leslie of Polytechnic high
school, Los Angeles; Dr. A. Davidson,
Prof. J. Z. Gilbert, Prof. A. B. Ulrey,
Prof. Joseph Grinnell and Miss Eliza
beth Palmer.
KNIGHTS MEET
AT LONG BEACH
Pythian Grand Lodge Will Hold Next
Session by Sad Sea Waves— Hall
to Be Built Before
That Time
Lone Beach Office,
129 East Third Street.
Phone— Home 297.
LONG TtKACH. May 26.— The emls- j
saries of the local lodge of the Knlghta
of Pythias who went to Orovllle to
Invite the 1908 grand lodge to this city
were successful, and upon the first
ballot it was decided that Long Beach
should be the next meeting place of
the state gathering. This announce
ment was made last night at the meat-
Ing of the local lodge, a telegram to
that effect having been received from
Walter B. Joy and Arthur E. Brown,
the Long Beach delegates to the grand
lodge at Orovllle.
The grand lodge Is migratory, but has
not for some years been held In the
southern part of the state. The meet-
Ing will continue four days. The ses
sions will probably be held in the sun
parlor at the end of the pier. About
800 Knights of Pythias and 300 mem
bers of the Rathbone Sisters usually at
tend the grand lodge. Joy and Brown
went to Orovllle carrying urgent In
vitations from the Chamber of Com
merce and the city trustees and alao
a supply of "booster buttons."
The building committee of the local
organization reported last night that
an option had been secured on 60x100
feet on Second street, east of the new
postoffice building. This property is
held at $12,000. A company will be or
ganized with a capital stock of $50,000
and shares will be sold at $100 to se
cure the money for building. Nearly
$8,000 has already been subscribed and
fifty members of the lodge have stated
that they will pay $100 each for life
memberships In the order provided the
funds be applied toward the building
fund.
If no unforeseen obstacles are en
countered the new Castle hall will be
ready for dedication at the meeting of
next year's grand lodge.
DEFINITE ACTION PROMISED
IN LIFE SAVING CORPS
Special to The Herald.
VENICE, May 26.— Definite action In
the matter of installing a life-saving
service here will be taken tomorrow
evening ut the Kinney company's of
fice, when Harbor Master G. H. Gray,
who has the arrangements in hand,
will address a number of local young
men on the subject and will accept
from among them volunteers to comp
ose three crews which he proposes to
muster Into the service.
The rJlan calls for the organization of
a swimming crew, a seamen crew and
a novice crew, each of which will be
put through a course of systematic
training to be directed by an instructor
having had considerable experience in
rescue work. Orders have been placed
for the construction of two lifeboats
and a catamaran, a vessel having air
tight compartments and said to be
especially adapted for rescue purposes,
and it is expected the equipment will
be available for immediate use by
the Ist of June. The three boats will
have stationary moorings in the shelter
of the breakwater. Prominent among
those who are interested in the estab
lishment of the service and who will
qualify for places on the life-saving
corps are: Capt. P. M. Grant, E. Kline,
Andy Anderson, Al Chase, Carl Han
son, Capt. Sharp, Charles Chrlstiand
son and W. H. Fair. Life-saving sta
tions, for which arrangements are now
well advanced, to be established at
Ocean Park and Santa Monica, will bo
maintained as individual organizations,
but it is probable that all three corps
will co-operate in all matters affecting
them.
GREAT CROWD SEES
• WHITE CITY OPENED
Special to The Herald.
VENICE, May 26.— Notwithstanding
that this was a muggy day and abso
lutely void of sunshine, a crowd of
probably 7000 persons found plenty to
pass away the time pleasurably, as the
presence of probably half that number
remaining at a late hour this evening
would seem to indicate.
Under the management of James
Kavanagh the Venice White city, pre
viously designated The Midway, was
formally opened to the public and
proved a popular hub for the amuse
ment seekers. An exhibition of Japa
nese athletics by natives of the
chrysanthemum land was the chief at
traction at the grounds and was of a
decidedly meritorious order.
Wrestling, sword contests and wire
work that thrilled the spectators were
Included In the performance. At the
auditorium the Venice of America band
gave afternoon and evening concerts
in the presence of well filled houses.
WANTS POLICE TO LEARN
HARD-HITTING GAME
LONG BEACH, May 26.— With an
ambition to secure for his men the
name of "the hard-hitting .cops," Mar
shal 'George Young has installed a
punching bag in a cell at the police
station and has suggested that each
police officer spend a short time each
day punching the affair.
The first practice was held today.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1907.
MOTORCYCLE WINS
MT. WILSON SUMMIT
PASADENA YOUTH RACES UP
MOUNTAIN TRAIL
Edward Loudenclos Covers Ten Miles
of Completed Trail to Carnegie
Solar Observatory in Forty.
nine Minutes
Special to The Herald.
PASADENA, May 26.— Edward Lou
denclos, astride a Reading Standard
motorcycle, covered the almost ten
miles of the new trail up Mt. Wilson
this forenoon according to his own
figures In exactly 49 minutes.
Returning he arrived at the bottom
of the trail in 45 minutes, stopping five
different times to take photographs.
This Is the first vehicle of the kind
and probably the first wheeled vehicle
of any sort to mount this mlle-hlgh
peak. Friday afternoon the contractor
who has been engaged on the trail for
about a year announced the completion
of his labors. Preparations were be
gun at once for the first complete trip
of the observatory auto-truck to the
summit of the mountain over the trail.
Loudenclos, who is an enthusiastic
young motorcyclist and secretary of the
local club, went part of the way up the
trail some days ago, but was prevented
from reaching the top by the blasting
which was still going on there. At 8
o'clock this forenoon he left his home
In this city Intent on making the whole
trip. By 11 a. m. he was back>with the
story of his success.
Visitors at the Mt. Wilson hotel on
the summit were astonished at about
9 o'clock to hear the chug-chug of a
motorcycle on the trail, then the ma
chine shot into sight, the driver calmly
navigating the various lesser trails
around the hotel and then caimiy with
out more than a smile at the entlrus*
iasm of the crowd disappearing again
down the trail toward the foot of the
mountain. Manager Beard endeavored
to stop the motorcyclist, expecting to
congratulate him on his feat and to
give him the seat of honor at the hotel
dinner" table, but Loudenclos was too
Intent on making the round trip in
record time, and according to advices
did so with a vengeance.
He states that he experienced very
little if any difficulty in making either
the ascent or the descent and found
the trail In excellent condition. His
success Is expected to lead v other ad
venturesome spirits to attempt the trail
on motorcycles.
Manager Beard, now sole owner of
the Mt. Wilson hotel, offers properly to
entertain the first automobile party
which shall mount the new trail. It
looks as though the burro trains up
Mt. Wilson are about doomed before
the march of this up-to-date means of
passenger and freight transportation.
ARRANGE PROGRAM
FOR CONVENTION
Series of Lectures and Musical Fea<
turcs to Be Held During Baptist
Assembly at Long Beach
In August
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— The pro
gram of the Baptist assembly, which
will convene in this city August 1-19,
has been arranged. It includes a series
of helpful and interesting lectures, ex
cellent musical programs and oppor
tunities to do class work calculated to
be of great benefit.
At 9 o'clock each morning the boys'
and girls' classes will meet in the Sun
day school room of the First Baptist
church. These classes will be led by
Mrs. Grace Van Zandt, Mrs. P. E.
Berry and W. C. Cook, the latter a
blackboard artist. During the follow
ing hour teachers' training classes will
be held.
James Edmunds of Portland will give
ten lectures on the subject of Sunday
school work, dealing with the latest
and best methods. At 10 o'clock devo
tional meetings will also be held in the
church auditorium. At 11 o'clock Mil
ton G. Evans of Philadelphia and J.
Whltcomb Brougher of Portland will
give Bible study work. During the
afternoon there will be no services and
the visitors will be expected to enjoy
themselves as best they can. Praise
services will be held at 7:30 o'clock
each evening and will be followed by
the nightly lectures.
Among the evening lectures will be
"Our Educational Problems," by Mil
ton G. Evans; "How to Be Happy
Though Married" and "A Tenderfoot
Abroad," by Rev. J. Whitcomb
Brougher; "The Land of the Sunrise,"
by Rev. William Horace Day, First
Congregational church, Los Angeles;
"An Evening in Rome — Ancient and
Modern," Rev. J. Lewis Smith, Long
Beach; "Our Debt to the Past," Rev.
EH McClish, pastor of West Adams
Street M. E. church, LO3 Angeles. Rev.
Arthur Rider will give an illustrated
lecture on missions and* Dr. E. S.
Chapman, the anti-saloon league lec
turer, will give an up-to-date temper
ance address.
LIKES STEEL RIMS
ON HIS AUTOMOBILE
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— W. P.
Morey, a prominent real estate dealer
of this city, has discarded the pneu
matic tires formerly used on the rear
wheels of his automobile and has sub
stituted steel rims, each three inches
wide, which are supported by four fel
loes placed around each rim.
While hi admits that the machine
does not ride as easily over rough
roads as It did formerly, Morey says
that he can make ac good time and is
not harassed at intervals by punctures.
His front tires, he says, have never
given him trouble.
COUNCIL TO AMEND
LICENSE ORDINANCE
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— 1n response
to a resolution adopted by the Mer
chants and Manufacturers association,
whose members desire that home trade
be protected so far as possible, the
council will pass an amendment to the
ordinance regarding business licenses.
The amendment will raise the license
fee of the so-called "fake" auctioneer
to at least 1100 a week.
THUNDER STORM IS
CAUSE OF FIRE LOSS
epeelftl to The Herald.
PASADENA, May 28.- The Crown
City was visited by a genuine back
east thunder storm this afternoon, ac
companied by a considerable fall of
rain. At intervals during the after
noon the flash of lightning and the roll
of thunder were vivid reminders of the
April shower* «o common outside of
California. In the mountains rain fell
in torrents driving hundreds of pic
nickers to shelter.
During tho storm a number of fuses
were burned out about the city and
at least one flre was directly traceable
to the lightning flashes. At about 5:30
this evening, during the liveliest ex
hibition of celectlal fireworks, the flre
department received a call from the
millionaire home of Charles P. Wil
liams at the northeast corner of Buena
Vista street find Meridian avenue. This
Is Just outside the city limits, but at
the suggestion of Mayor Earley, Chief
Clifford sent out the chemical engine to
render assistance. It was discovered
that lightning communicating through
the elecVric light wires had set flre
to a portion of the wall. Owing to the
difficulty of reaching the smoldering
flre it took some time to extinguish the
blaze, but it was done at last and with
only a nominal loss.
This Incident served to remind the
South Pasadena neighborhood of its
urgent need for better flre protection
of its own.
VETERIANS ATTEND
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Members of Patriotic Societies Listen
to Address on Our National
Progress at Long Beach
Church
Special to The Herald. »
LONG BEACH, May 26.— Three hun
dred members of the patriotic societies,
lncludingI Including the full membership of the
local G. A. R. post, attended the ser
vices at the First Presbyterian church
this morning when the Rev. Joslah Sib
ley preached a memorial sermon, taking
as his subject, "The Sword of Victory."
The church was draped with flags.
Beautiful music was rendered by a
mixed quartet. •-
Rev. Mr. Sibley dw^t upon moral
earnestness, ' enthusiasm and forbear
ance as the basic reasons for our na
tional progress. His text, taken from
I Samuel, 21:9, was as s follows: "The
priest said 'The sword of Goliath, the
Philistine whom thou slowest in the
vale or Elah, Is here wrapped in a cloth
behind the ephod. Save that there is
none other here. If thou wilt take that
take It.' And David said 'There Is none
Hke that; give it me.' "
• In the auditorium this afternoon the
Rev. W. G. Cowan, chaplain of the G.
A. R. post, addressed a large audience
on the subject, "The National Banner."
His text was taken from Psalms 60, 4.
ltI It reads: "He glveth to them that fear
Him a banner to be displayed because
of the truth." A number of musical
selections were rendered by quartets
and soloists. The meeting closed with
the singing of "America." L. B. Pal
mer, commander of the post, presided.
; •« » .. .
SIGNS CONTRACT FOR
WORK ON RIVER MOUTH
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— John F.
Craig, president of the Craig Ship
building company, has signed a con
tract with the Los Angeles Dock and
Terminal company to do work at the
mouth of the San Gabriel river leading
to the opening of the channel from the
ocean to the turning basin.
He will begin Monday morning and
will have more than thirty teams at
work clearing away the debris thrown
in the channel by the Salt Lake Rail
way company. Craig has taken this
contract because he desires to assist
the Dock and Terminal company In
getting the ocean entrance completed
and will not lose any time or spare
any expense in forcing the company to
obey the order given by the courts to
remove the present trestle and replace
it with a drawbridge.
The president of tlfcs shipbuilding
company will begin building Jetties at
the entrance of the proposed channel
preparatory to the coming of the
dredger, when It completes the other
work laid out for it in the filling of
the Craig site.
CLASSMATES FOLLOW
STUDENT TO GRAVE
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— Eight
young women, classmates of Miss
Caroline Harnett at the high school
last year, were pallbearers at her fun
eral yesterday afternoon. The girls
were dressed in white. They were as
sisted by members of the vestry of St.
Luke's church, of which E. T. Harnett,
the dead girl's brother, is clerk. The
services were held from St. f Luke's
church, being conducted by the pas
tor, Rev. Robert Gooden. Many of
Miss Harriett's school friends were
present.
Miss Harnett died at the Long Beach
hospital Thursday night from burns
received in an explosion of gas at her
home on Atlantic avenue twelve hours
before.
BRINDLE BULL LIKES TO
RIDE ON HOOK AND LADDER
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— Adam, a
sturdy brlndle bulldog, for slxteent
years the companion of his master,
James Lamont, on his runs as an ex
press messenger between York, Neb.,
and Leeds, N. D., and between Denver
and Omaha, has Joined the Long Beach
fire department as mascot, Lamont
having been appointed driver of the
new hook and ladder truck.
The dog is accustomed to a busy life
and delights to ride out on the truck
at every opportunity. He has selected
one of the truck tool baskets as his
bed.
THREE MILES OF FISH
HOOKS CAST EVERY DAY
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— A flshllne
three miles long is owned by Clarence
Blair, a local fisherman, who owns a
part interest in a market on the outer
wharf. Blair puts out this line, laden
with about 1000 hooks, every morning
during the early hours. The line is
held up at intervals by small buoys.
At night the almost interminable line
Is pulled in by means of a windlass.
During the past week Blair has aver
aged 800 pounds of fish daily, Including
succulent barracuda, game yellowtall,
bass and smaller fish. He has netted a
considerable income thereby.
ABBOT KINNEY IS
HOST AT BANQUET
Venice Dog* Entertains Memberr of
the Ccjrvty Weekly Press
Association at Ship
Hotel
Special to The Herald.
VENICE, May 26.— At tables covered
with flowers and laden with the choic
est of viands the members and guests
of the County Weekly Press associa
tion were entertained at the ship hotel
last night at the close of a most pleas
ant day on the beach. Abbot Kinney,
the host, joined hearily in making
merry with the public opinion molders.
In a characteristic address he told them
that although as yet he considered Ven
ice in the lusty youngster class
under "broad-gauged" Ideas the resort
will very shortly approach the pinnacle
that he has set for it.
Mr. Ktnney asserted that the railway
was co-operating nicely with his busi
ness management and that he was
strong as ever In his determination to
make Venice the cleanest and one of
the most attractive of beach resorts in
the United States.
At tho close of Mr. Kinney's remarks
T. R. Gabel, general manager of the
Loa Angeles Pacific railway, acting as
toastmaster, substantiated all that the
doge had said In reference to the rail
way being in sympathy with his plans
for betterment of local conditions, as
far as lay in the railway's power, and
he assured his hearers that no one was
better satisfied than the Los Angeles
Pacific officials as to the great develop
ment of which Venice Is on the eve.
Mr. Gabel brought his remarks to a
close by announcing that he had been
requested to present to President
George Glover of the press association
the wishes of the association that he
live long and happily and that he carry
with him its further evidence of esteem
for him in the handsome "gold watch
and fob" which he held" In his hand.
Apparently Just as he was about to re
pume his seat Mr. Gabel remembered
something more, and again iddresßltig
Mr. Glover presented him with a "solid
gold' scarf pin" as a memento from
the railway company. The presents,
which were of the mock variety and
worth together about two bits, elicited
a response bristling with broad humor
from Mr. Glover, who had not seen
through the joke until the articles had
been passed to him. Others who made
brief talks were C. H. Eberle, C. N.
Whltaker, E. P. Trultt* C. H. Randall
and Mr. Haddom. The outing of the
association was an invlta-tlon affair ar
ranged by H. E. Whltaker of the El
Monte Gazette and all of the members
of the party were his guests on the
trip. Among those present at the ban
quet were: E. P. Truitt, wife and
daughter, Norwalk Call: C. H. Eborle
and daughter, Downey Champion; Mr.
and . Mrs. Haddom and Mr. and Mrs.
Bnnhafn, Huntlngton Park Signal; B.
F. Arnold and wife, Whittier Register;
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Whltaker, Mr. and
Mrs. H. B. Whitaker and Rev. Clark E.
Marsh, El Monte Gazette; Mr. and Mrs.
G. W, Glover, South Pasadenian; Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Randall and daughter,
Highland Park Herald; Mr. and Mrs.
H. E. Lawrence, Alhambra Advocate;
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Sflulres, Monrovia
Messenger; H. W. Crooks and wife, San
Fernando Press; Abbot and Mrs. Kin
ney, Mrs. M. M. Merry, H. R. Hanna,
manager Abbot Kinney company; F.
A. Short, T. R. Gabel, Frank Lawton
and C. H. Irvine.
GRADUATING CLASS LARGEST
IN HISTORY OF THE CITY
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH. May 26.— This year's
graduating class from the high school
will be the largest in the history of the
city. It will include twenty boys and
seventeen girls.
The number follows: President, Jere
Bosden; vice president, Miss Ethel Day
man; treasurer, Miss Bessie Cullen; sec
retary, Laurence Rldenour; Henry
Bailey, Gerald Bennett, William Blount,
Robert Woodville, Collie Bridge, Orman
Smart, James Daly, Wilbur Downs,
Edward Fager, Lee Farron, Roy Has
lett, George Loomls, Lloyd McDermott,
Wallace McNulty, Samuel Pickett,
Richard Ross, George Stone, Albert
Weston, Faye Benson, Blanche Moody,
Josle Borden, Hazel Dawes, Edna Fa
ger, Mabel Gutrler, Elsie Hays, Ethel
Martin. Edna McCabe, Bertha Randall,
Iva Rlcker, Sylvia Runyard, Gladys
White, Eleanor Wallace, Weston Cook.
Class day exercises will be held at the
high school Thursday afternoon, June
20. The graduating exercises will be
held on the evening of the following
day.
WOMAN DROPS BAG
INTO DEEP WATER
Special to The Herald.
VENICE, May 2ft— Local boatmen
spent several hours this afternoon in a
vain attempt to locate by means of
glasses a handbag containing money
and jewels dropped from the Inner side
of the breakwater into the sea by Mrs.
J. S. Steely, who with her husband,
who is a prominent El Paso, Tex., at
torney, is summering at 29 West
minster avenue.
Mrs. Steely dropped the bag while
leaning on the railing which surrounds
the breakwater promenade. The handle
broke and slipped through her fingers.
Several of the members of the Ha
waiian 0.-ehestra, who claimed to have
had experience in diving for shells In
their native land, discussed diving for
the treasure, but were dissuaded by
their fellow musicians, who believed
that the rocky bed Into which the bag
sunk offered too many dangers to make
a try at its recovery worth while.
The bag, Mrs. Steely said, contained
$15 in currency, several pieces of costly
jewelry and numerous keepsakes and
correspondence of value to her only.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR
SHIPPING NOTES
By Associated Press.
SAN PEDRO, May 26.— The steam
schooner Coquille River arrived today
from the northern coast with lumber
and will begin discharging at the
Southern Pacific wharf tomorrow
morning.
The steamer Olympia also arrived to
day with a cargo of lumber for local
dealers.
The steam schooner Dispatch left for
Eureka with a cargo this morning.
The Alden Bessie was towed into
the Inner harbor and tied up to the
Salt Lake wharf, where she will begin
discharging her lumber cargo tomor
row.
The dredger Pacific is working night
and day on the Southern Pacific slip
at Timms Point and is now throwing
the dirt through half a mile of pipe
Into the forty acres of new land being
made in the outer harbor for the use
of the Union Oil company. A million
yards of dirt ia to be removed from
the slip.
Clearing House Banks
WAMB ■■ - —.■.>-,.., OFFICERS ■■ .- - ~
Merchants National Bank ~~makco H h hellman*; c*.hi.r .
N. B. cor. Second and Main. Hurptv and profits. 1400.000.
American National Bank . 3 M.hfer^ ■"
*• 8. W. cor. Second and B*dway. Capital. $1.000.000; Surplus and Proftu. I12»,OO» A
irrational Bank of California . &%^gSgB. H &fiS?. ' • "
X' N. E. cor.' Second it Spring. Capital, 1600,000: Surplus-Undivided Profits. fIOO.OM
tate Bank & Trust Company If^SSP
*■•* N. W. cor. Second and Spring. Capital S1S0O.O0O; Surplus and Profits. $80,000 ' t
Citizens National Bank . aj' water!'. Cashier. -
8. W. cor, 'x'hlrd and Main. Capital. $800,000; Surplus and Profits. 028,000 ■ „
Central Bank : c durgin. Aasnier. V^
N.E. cor. 4th & Broadway. Capital. $100.000; Surplus and Fronts, «28.000 -
/phe National Bank of Commerce Charles E L wiNO. P Ca.hi.r.
N!Vc > oo 9 S an dd a -88 P rln V Capital. $200.000; Surpius. $20.001'
United States National Bank ' k^Sfri!*&sX"'*"^-:
B. E. co:. Main & Commercial. Capital. $200.000; Surplus and Profits. tSO.OM
•farmers & Merchants National Bank cHAS. H sBTL^ # CMhTer.
•*• Corner Fourth and Main. Capital. $1.800.000; .Surplus. and Profits. $1.600.00^
polnmercial National Bank c%%L°NT NCN Ca EBhErE 8 hEr? s - ■ : ' ' ;
. 423 South Spring. -'' ' Capital. $200.000; Surplus and Profits. $32.000 *■■
First National Bank ,/: -VV •: §„*% b L ha°So P nT cashier.
'■,•,"' Capital Stock, $1^50.UO0; . Surplus,' $250,000. ,
S. B. cor. Second and Spring. Undivided Profits. $l.lS7.74t.ol___i_ )
TD roadway Bank & Trust Company a^ r^nny L CaShier Prefc
•P 308-310 B'dwiiy. Bradbury bldg. Capital. $250.000; Surplu«-Und. Profits/ SIBO.OW , .\
Columbia Trust Company
811 WEST THIRD STIIEET. ■ . ■_
I*. L. Elliott. Preii. H. M. Blnford. Trrnmirer. F. B. Broder, sec. .... ii/.v
MERCHANTS TRUST COMPANY
I 207-209-211 So. Broadway. Paid up capital «500,000.00. v Two per cent on
I the dally balances of checking accounts. ■ ;_————— -——L—mm^Lm
v ■' .- Savings Banks .'. •■:'"■.'• ;i
496 INTEREST PAID ON TERM DEPOSITS. • J
VOfo INTEREST PAID ON "OttDINART" SAVINGS DEPOSIT*
Safin** Deposits In Barings Banks At* .
Exempt from Taxation to th» Depositor. . ■
Security Savings Bank CArtTA \r£Z.™™ a
N. E. Corner Fourth and Spring Sts. . | TOTAL ASSETS
Herman W. Hellman Building. f.17.000,000.00
SouthernCalifornla Savings Bank CAPITAt M ««^.oo stlßPI ' 118
Southeast Corner Fourth and Spring;. ASSETS
Union Trust Bldg. »8,000.000.00
German-American Savings Bank CApreA UZ.d UB ™
23 South Spring Street. ASSETS .
| Corner Main and First Sts. (Branch) $10,500.000 [;\_^-_ : |
Members Goldfield Stock Exchange
Goldfield and Nevada Stocks
Mining Stocks and Mines
Real Estate
Ernest Kennedy ®> Co.
128 West Sixth Street
E. S. TomMn OFFICES Telephones Home A 1670
C A. Stihon. Mgrh Goldfleld «nd Manhattan Sunset Bdwy. 1370
ASK THE BROWN SECURITIES % COMPANY
619 ISAIAS W. HELLHAK BUILDING. • ■■;,•• - '■' '^ ■}
ABOUT PACIFIC EXPLORATION STOCK good
* BTUI !t> S*l PACAM f*f\ Qllt edge properties ONLY. Nevada,'
ARTHUR. VjiUL-AoV/W \^\J. Arizona and Mexican stocks and mines
MIMING BROKERS for sale. Write or call for our "Facts
and Figures About Mining." 235 H. W. Hellman Building. : ■ ' : :..>-i?i
LEGAL NOTICES
PROPOSALS" FOII ROADfi AND
WALKS— Office Constructing Quarter-
master, Prescott, Ariz.. May 6, 1907.
Sealed proposals for construction of
roads and walks, Whipple Barracks,
Arizona, will be received here until 3
fm., June 1, 1907, and then opened,
nformatlon furnished on application.
CHAS. C. WALCUTT. JR* Capt and
A. Q. M. May fi-7-fi-9-27-28-6t
LONG BEACH MAN IS
INVENTOR OF
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, May 26.— Fred Har
vey Brown, an electrician, of 806 Main
street, this city, has just perfected an
apparatus whereby phonograph music
can be heard by a wireless device by
any one who wears it and by no one
else. The company owning the Long
Beach skating rink is contemplating
placing a Victor phonograph in the
center of the large rink and arrang
ing with Brown to furnish his patent
transmitters to all skaters so that they
can get the benefit of the music. The
phonograph would bo started as in an
ordinary talking machine, but only
those who place the wire coll on their
heads and have the transmitters at
tached to their ears can hear the
music under Brown's arrangement.
Pasadena capitalists have taken
Brown's device urffler consideration
and may decide, It is reported, to place
the apparatus in a large playhouse in
Los Angeles. Manikins of the various
famous singers will be constructed to.
lend realistic effect, it is said, if the
latter scheme is carried out.
SANTA MONICA TO HAVE
THREE MORE PATROLMEN
Special to The Heiald.
SANTA MONICA, May 26.— Apropos
of the recent election under charter
provisions, by which a more liberal
police policy is possible. Chief of Po
lice Barretto has been notified by the
city trustees that he may add three
men to his department. The appoint
ments, which are for patrolmen, will
go to F L. Calkins, John Garrett and
Vincente Carillo. Another move to
ward the Vetterment of the department
Is to bo the advance of E. T3. Randall
to the newly created position of night
desk serg-ant. • «
A second meeting of the Towwr
Heights Improvement society was held
last evening at the residence of F. W.
Richards at Twenty-third street and
Towner avenue. The organization
adopted bylaws and decided on a Una
of work toward improving conditions
in their neighborhood, the district in
which they reside. About thirty per
sons were in attendance.
9
LEGAL NOTICEB >'_.jr\ : r :
DELINQUENT NOTICE -:5 J
LOS ANGELES FIRE ALARM . COM-
pany. Location of principal place ' of .
business, city of Los Angeles, California.
Notice— There is delinquent - upon the
following described stock, on account of
assessment levied on the 2d day of April,
1807, the several amounts set opposite the
names of the respective shareholders, a.i
follows: -. > ... v
• No. of No. o\ ■ ■
Name. Certificate. Shares. Amount
F. A. Greenwood 32 12,500 ■ $1250. (»
A. J. Coffee 80 : 1 "/.- ..10.
And in accordance with - law, t and an
order of tl.e Board of Directors, made on
the 2d day of April. 1907, so many shares
of each parcel of such stock as may be
necessary will be sold at public auct'oa
at the office of the company, room So.
307, Delta building, 426 South . Spring
street, in the City of Los Angeles, Btati
of California,' on Tuesday, the 28th day of
May, 1907, at the hour of 10 o'clock a. xa.
of such day, to pay delinquent assess-;
ments thereon, together with costs of Ad-
vertising and expenses of sale. -~ • - ■■ t — ;;'
WALTER J. BALLARD, ■.
Secretary of Los Angeles Fire ■ Alarm
Company. ..■•■■-. .-,■>-,,
Location 0' office: Room 307 Delta build-
Ing, located at 426 South Spring street, la I
tho City of Los Angeles, State of Califor-
nia. > - : ii ,-;.••, >; ... ■:-,:;.-if>l
■ 5-19-28 lOt . . ' ': --„■. •■■'■'-.- "'V: ,;
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RE-
celved at office of Treasurer, Paclfla
Branch, N. M. D. V. 8., Soldiers' Homo,
Los Angeles c unty, Cal., until 12 o'clock
m., June 15, 1907, and then opened,
for furnishing and delivery of hospital
supplies, in accordance with instructions
and specifications, copies of which, with
blank proposals and other : information,
may be had upon application to T. J.
Cochrane, Treasurer.
5-17-27-6-7 3t . •.•■■.;;
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RE-
ceived at office ,of Treasurer, Paclflo
Branch. N. 11. D. V. 8., Soldiers' : Home, "
Los Angeles county, Cal., until 12 o'clock
m., June 15, ■ 1907, and then ', opened, '
for laying hardwood floors in hospital, in
accordance with instructions, plans ana
specifications, copies ■ of . which, ■■■■ with
blank proposals and 'other | Information,
may be . had upon application to T. J.
Coohrane. Treasurer. ■ ; . ■. ■■
5-17-27-6-7 3t ■■■_.. ■ ■ .•-■■"■.' ___^
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RE-
ceived. at office of Treasurer, Pacino?
Branch, N. H. ,D. V. S.. I Soldiers' Home, ,
Los Angeles county. ' Cal.. I until 12 o'clock I
in., 1 - June 16, 1907, and then opened,
for ' construction of - combination dining I
hall and kitchen, In accordance with In-
structions, plans and specifications, copies
of which, with blank proposals an] other I
information, may be had upon application
to T. • J. Cochrane, ■ Treasurer. . ■
6-17-27-6-7 3t . ' -■■ . ° , ,i;-/
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RE-
ceived at office of Treasurer, ■ Paciflo ■
Branch, N. H. D. V. S., Soldiers' Home,
Los Angeles county, Cal., until 12 o'clock
n»., June. 15, 1907. and then opened.
for placing metal ceilings In hospital, : In
accordance - with instructions, < plans > and .
specifications,- copies of^ which, with
blank proposals and . other Information,
may be had upon application to T.J.
Cochrane. Treasurer. -■ ■ -■•■ '-■ • .' ]
. 5-1/-27-6-7 3tr..- ,-' .- :'■■ .■■ . '■-.-■ -;
Every you I want . you I will find jla I
(he ■ clanßlned . page— a. : modern encyclo-i •
»«dla. One cent a. wont

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