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Board of Public Works and Railway
Company Agree to Construct a
New Bridge at Arroyo
de los Posos
Members of tho King's Highway Im
provement association held a meeting at
the association's hall, Brooklyn avenue
and Enchandia street, last night for the
purpose of hearing the report of the com
mittee recently appointed to interview the
board of public works on tho subject of a
new bridge at the Arroyo de los Posos.
This is the famous death dip curve where
the fatal accident on the Pacific Electric
road occurred last August.
According to the report made by J. N.
Seeres, Alfred Wllholt, J. Jassaud, F. A.
Markott and Charles Paul, the committee,
a definite date will be set for the work
to begin as soon as Attorney Dunn of tha
Pacific Electric returns to Los Anpreles.
The street railway company has already
consented to the change being mane and,
according to the committee, the members
the board have also agreed that the
work should now go ahead.
Plans Are Drawn
In a letter written to Chief Engineer
George E. Pillsbury of the Pacific Electric
by Horace B. Ferris, secretary of the
board of public works, it is stated that the
city engineer has for several months had
plans for a new bridge, and only awaits
formal notice, to have the work started.
"The street railway company has been
fair In all offers It has made," said Mr.
Wilhoit last night. "Its officers seem to
know the dangerous character of the
curve there and wish to have it elimin
ated. The board of purjllc works has noi
come to the front In this matter the way
It should, but the residents of this vicin
ity now hope they have seen that It is
necesary to have some change made and
will not delay any longer."
At the request of the members of the
improvement association a police call box
was placed on Brooklyn and Enchandia
streets yesterday. The members of tho
association have been striving during the
last year to have a box placed In this
In a suit filed yesterday in the super
ior court Mrs. Rettie Miller asks $20 000
damages from the Pacific Electric Rail
way company for the loss of her hus
band, who was run over by an East
Fourth street car. /
The complaint charges that the de
fendant on May 5 purposely, recklessly
and unlawfully caused Its car to run
clown hill on a sloping grade at a speed
exceeding twenty miles an hour.
It is further alleged that there was no
■warning bell, nor was any attempt
made to check the speed of the car,
which plaintiff alleges could have been
stopped if the air brakes had been ap
The case of J. H. Smith, on trial before
Justice Austin for practicing law without
having been admitted to the' bar, ' was
continued yesterday until July 31.
Smith Is claimed to have been one of a
coterie of lawyers who did a land office
business with people wanting divorces. It
is claimed he took money for transacting
legal work and represented himself as an
William J. Taylor, as administrator
of the estate of his brother, Thomas
Taylor, wants $5000 damages for his
brother's death.
Tn the complaint it is alleged that
May 1 the defendant contracted to
transport Thomas Taylor from St. Jo
seph Mo., to Los Angeles and that on
May S the train was derailed at Joseph
City Ariz., injuring him in such a man
ner that he died May 20.
Previous Convictions Cause Judge to
Mete Out Exemplary Punish.
ment for Comparatively
Petty Crime
Harrison Oliver was sentenced to
serve seven years' Imprisonment at San
Qucntin yesterday, having been con
victed last week of stealing 800 pounds
of copper wire from tho United States
Telephone company.
Oliver has served several terms In the
penitentiary and when arraigned for
sentence attempted to make it appear
that he had been imposed upon in the
present case, but Judge Smith was of a
different opinion and said:
"Never in my experience on the bench
have I met a defendant that could put
up so lngeViious a defense as you. Ihe
story that yqu told the judge hero is
tho best piece of fiction that I have
heard for some time.
"I don't believe that there Is a lawyer
in this city that could arrange a bet-
e in°Tho trial Oliver claimed to have
received the wire from a traveling
junkman, whose wagon had broken
down in front of the prisoner's house
and the next day Oliver came to Los
Angeles from Santa Monica, where he
was living, and arranged to sell It. He
was captured just as he was about to
sign a receipt for tho money.
This part of the transaction ho at
tempted to explain by saying that his
supposed friend, the traveling junkman,
could not write.
George D. McClure, a notary public llv
inc at 1"4 South Bunker Hill avenue, was
badly burned about the hands, arms, back,
shoulder, throat and chin yesterday morn
ing by an explosion of gasoline.
McClure says he was making coffee on
n irasollne stove about 5:30 in the morning
when he sat down in a chair and went to
sleep The coffee boiled over and put the
fire out When ho awoke he saw the gas
oline lying in pools around the stove, but
thought it was water. He struck a match
to relight the stove and the gasoline ex
ploded burning him over the upper part
° f McClure y was hurried to the Receiving
hospital, where his burns were bandaged
and he was sent home.
Men and boys who rode bicycles without
bells were haled Into the police court yes
terday and fined for violating the ordi
nance, which says all machines of that
sort shall have bells, horns or other warn
ing apparatus attached to them. The un
lucky offenders were Fred Koll, K. Hi
rano, Percy Valentine, Harry Sheehan, H.
A. Bradner. R. E. Sickle. Forest Morgan
and N..Bonflllo. All but Bonfilio were
fined *2 each by Justice Chambors. Bon
filio was fined »5. as h» was said to have
been driving an automobile without a
The justice gave all the offenders a se
vere lecture and warned thorn that a sec
ond offense would bring a heavier penalty;.
Post.Election Squabble, Carried to
Court, Results in Acquittal of
Man Charged with Saying
Naughty Words
Being elected mayor of a town in
which there is a strong tendency -toward
prohibition while one Is the local rep
resentative of a Blue Ribbon brewing
company Is no cinch, according to the
testimony of Mayor J. F. Donahue of
Watts, tried yesterday before Justice
Stephens on a charge of disturbing the
After hearing the case the justice ac
quitted the mayor, nnd with a few ex
ceptions the population of Watts left
the court room rejoicing.
It was charged that on June 27 when
Donahue was elected for the first time
he said a few pointed things to D. C.
Lamb, a farmer who admitted he lived
outside the incorporation of Watts, al
though he had led the "dry" element In
a vigorous campaign for the election of
ano license mayor. Lamb was sup
ported In his allegations by several
witnesses, all of the prohibition party,
who swore that the mayor, among other
things, was unduly excited.
The defense claimed that Lamb and
a few of his cohorts were holding a
condolence meeting in tho street in
front of tho polling place, bewailing
their recent defeat and promising to
even things up at the election next
April when the mayor ordered them to
Mayor Donahue admitted that a cer
tain amount of joyful exuberance
might have been displayed when
he attempted to disperse the disgruntled
ones, but he emphatically denied using
profanity In the presence of women and
children, as charged in the complaint.
Marengo Oil company — Capital stock
$100,000, $500 paid up. M. V. McQuigg,
A. J. Wallace, J. B. Wrenn, F. S. Wal
lace and F. R. McQuigg, directors.
Traders Oil company— Capital stock
$300,n0n, $900 paid up. A. J. Wallace, R. C.
P. Smith. M. L. Carter, M. V. McQuigg,
W. C. Price, F. S. Wallace, J. B. Wrenn,
C. E. Seaman and M. N. A very, directors.
Intermontano Water company— Capital
stock $1000, all paid. M. E. Cary, George
Hoedl and O. A. Plxley. directors.
Golden Eagle Copper company— Capital
stock $1,000,000, $5 paid up. E. T. Kelser,
S. P. Twomey, J. H. Conlman. C. W. Af
flerbaugh and M. E. Miller, directors.
Funtenney Lime company of Arizona —
Capital stock $100,000. Charles B. Broan,
M. B. Hazeltine and V. R. Salinger, di
Raymond Appliance and Sanitarium
company— Capital stock $25,000. $1000 paid
up. E. W. Raymond, Carrie B. Walton,
C. S. Hutchinson and C. H. Oakwood,
M. D., directors.
Klve Japanese, believed by the Immi
gration inspectors to have been smuggled
Into the. United States from Mexico, were
arrested" at Inglewood yesterday by In
spectors Tuttle and Nnrdlni. An employ
ment agent who Is said to have aided
them in getting Into this country was
also arrested.
v It is said by the inspectors that the
Japanese arrested are only a few of a
large number who have been smuggled
into the country during recent months.
It is claimed the men were hidden In a
ranch house at Inglewood by the em
ployment ngent, and after leaving there
were taken in charge by fellow country
A Happy Mnn
13 Amos P. King of Port Pyron, N. T.,
(85 years of age) since a tore on his leg,
which had troubled him the greater
part of his life, haß been entirely healed
by Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the world's
great healer of sores, burns, cuts,
wounds and piles. Guaranteed by Dean
Drug Co. Price 25c.
Everything you want you will find In
the classified page— a modern encyclo
pedia. Ona cent a word, <•<
Mrs. L. H. Houston, who resides at
240 West Fifty-third street, according
to a story which she related to the po
lice last night, has had more than her
share of trouble within the past year.
She went to the station to report the
disappearance of her son William, aged
15 years, who has been absent from
home since Monday morning last, when
he left to join some other boys In play.
Mrs. Houston stated that about a year
ago her husband died, leaving her with
the little cottage property In which the
family lived. Shortly after this the
house burned down and there was no
insurance. . Following this came the
death of her oldest son and in the In
terim and twice since William, the
missing 1 boy, met with serious acci
dents, both of which involved medical
treatment and long confinement to his
The mother Is afraid that he has met
with another accident of some kind, as
she says that he is reckless regarding
his personal safety and in play and
boyish adventure takes chances which
the ordinary boy would not think of.
His description is given as 5 feet 4
inches In height, US pounds in weight,
blue eyes and dark brown hair. He
was dressed in an ordinary dark suit
when last seen by h-ls mother.
Goorge Nelson was arraigned before
Justice Chambers yesterday in the police
court on a charge of burglary. His pre
liminary examination was set for July 12,
with bail at $2000.
Nelson is the man who was arrested
last Sunday on suspicion of being a bur
glar. When booked at the police station
he gave the name of Charles Young.
Nelson Is said to be an old time convict
and to have served terms in San Quentin
and other places. He has been shadowed
by plain clothes men of the city police
force and they say they have found about
$5000 worth of k in which he is alleged
to have stolen. Ills partners In the game
have not been arrested.
Ethel Magruson, a fugitive from WhH
tier reform school, was captured by De
tectives McCann and Murray yesterday
morning at 1445 East Washington street.
The girl escaped from Whtttier about two
montha ago. Since that time no trace of
her had been found until McCann and
Murray were put on the case.
The officers say the girl had been living
in the house at 1445 East Washington, and
that she made a desperate effort to escape.
She Jumped out of a window and fled un
der the house, so that one of the men had
to crawl In to get her out. She Is 17
years old.
Rev. Nicholas Conneally was ordain
ed to the priesthood yesterday morning
by Bishop Conaty at the Cathedral of
St. Vlbiana. Tho bishop was assisted
by Rev. Michael Conneally, brother of
the candidate for holy orders. The fol
lowing priests took part In the service:
Revs. J. Barron, T. F. Fuhey, F. Far
rely, William Hughes, G. Donahoe, P.
Mclaughlin, McNeils, O'Callaghan,
Reardon, Scanlon. McGulre. Palmer,
McManus, Beaudry, Conaty, O'Donovan,
Becker and O'Brien.
The new priest will sing his first high
mass Sunday at the church of which
his brother is pastor. Our Lady of the
Sea, at San Pedro.
Eugene Patterson was arrested by De
tectives Hosick and Zelgler last night as
he was getting on a train to go to Chi
cago. He was booked by the detectives
on a charge of petty larceny.
Patterson's brother, Roy, alleges that
Eugene stole $60 from him and started off
to go to the east. He says that he had
the money in a drawer, where Eugene
bad access, to it.
Patterson will probably be released from
custody, as his brother does not wish to
prosecute hljtn, — »i
Attempted to Pass Through Gas Com.
pany's Yard in the Dark and
Meets with Awful
A man whose name is supposed to be
Cochran fell or walked into a vat or pit
cf boiling water at the works of the Los
Angeles Gas and Electric company at
Aliso and Vignes streets shortly after 9
o'clock last night, and was so badly
burned about his lower limbs, hips and
abdomen that he will probably die.
For nearly three-quarters of an hour
after the accident happened Cochran was
kept lying on the ground at the gas works
suffering excruciatingly because of tho
inability of the hospital to send promptly
an ambulance to remove him, and it was
not until after a call had been sent to
Bresee Bros, for a conveyance that the
sufferer could be moved from the spot
and taken to where he could be given
relief and surgical attention. In the mean
time, despairing, of the coming of the
emergency and general hospital ambu
lance, the police patrol was sent for, but
by the time it arrived there the Bresee
ambulance had taken tho man away.
According to the employes of the gas
company nothing was known of Cochran
until they heard his screams for help.
Two or three workmen ran into the yard,
where the carbon pits are located, and
found the man rolling In agony on tho
ground. It needed no explanation to tell
what had happened him. The near by pit
of boiling water on the edge of which he
was lying, and the cooked appearance of
his limbs was enough. In some way
Cochran had walked or fallen into the pit
and received his burns. The vats are
level with the ground and uncovered. It
Is probable that in passing through the
grounds Cochran in the dark walked Into
the pit. After he had scrambled out and
before help came to him he had managed
to tako off his trousers and undergar
Nothing Is known of who Cochran is,
and the only information obtainable about
him is that he is supposed to have rela
tives living at 232 East First street. There
was no one at home there last night to
give any information concerning him.
Superior Court Judges Hutton and Wil
bur left on their vacations yesterday.
Presiding Judge Monroe started for Eu
rope earlier in the week.
Judgo Hutton will not go away this
summer, spending the most of the time
at his Santa Monica home, busy with
submitted casts. He expects to pass part
of the time fishing at Catallna.
Judge Wilbur will take his Sunday
school class of boys on a camping trip
in the mountains, where they will study
spineless cacti.
On account of the large amount of busi
ness on hand, It has been arranged to
have three departments of the superior
court in session all through the summer.
A complaint was issued by Deputy Dis
trict Attorney Pearson yesterday charg
ing Ed Morris with obtaining money un
der false pretenses. It Is said that Mor
ris induced J. Ramos to pay him money
which Ramos owed N. A. Carmean.
Morris Is said to have represented to
Ramos that he was the agent and col
lector of Carmean. Believing that this
was true, Ramos says he paid Morris $10
which he owed to Carmean.
Everything you want you will find In
the clttsaifl«a RU«e, . Pr« cept » w.ori
At 3:35 o'clock yesterday morning Pa
trolman McCart, while walking his beat
on South Main street, discovered a fire in
the rear of the store at No. 533, occupied
by the Fields Paint company. He at once
telephoned an alarm to the fire depart
ment, and shortly after, as the firei
seemed to be gaining headway, he turned
in a box alarm.
The fire department made a slow run to
the scene and before the arrival of the
apparatus the officer discharged his re
volver in the air to attract the attention
of other policemen. Sergeant Kriege and
five officers hurried to the scene and the
situation was explained.
The officers then broke In the rear door
of the paint establishment and with a
number of buckets Secured from an empty
building adjoining they formed a bucket
brigade from a near-by hydrant, and by
the time of the arrival of the fire depart
ment had the blaze under control.
Several barrels of linseed oil, one of
which was on fire, were removed from
the building by the officers to prevent an
explosion and the consequent spreading
of the flames. The loss to the establish
ment is estimated at $100.
When fined $10 by Justice Summerfield
yesterday. Kid Solomon laconically re
marked that his troubles had begun when
he was defeated by Abe Attell in a recent
twenty round bout.
"Kid" was arrested Monday by Deputy
Constable Glllls on a warrant sworn to
by J. Cunningham, who testified In the
trial that he had seen the pugilist shoot
anrl kill an oriole some weeks ago, while
training for the light with Attell.
Solomon denied shooting at the Balti
more warbler, saying that he had found
the dead bird and carried it to the train-
Ing quarters, where, he declared, Cun
ningham was employed as dishwasher.
After the fight he had discharged the
kitchen mechanic, and in revenge, Solo
mon averred, his erstwhile employe had
brought the charge.
"How could he see me kill anything."
protested Kid, "when he was washing
pots when I went hunting?"
He smiled when the fine was Imposed,
and remarked as he paid it that it was a
mere trifle.
The wedding of Maude Gilbert and
Harry J. Ginn, both of the Burbank stock
company, which was announced as immi
nent in The Herald a few weeks back, is
evidently an event of the Immediate fu
ture. Miss Gilbert's sister, from Phila
delphia, came to Los Angeles yesterday,
and in an unguarded moment announced
that she was here to act in the ca-pacity
of bridesmaid at the happy event.
Neither Miss Gilbert, her sister nor Mr.
Ginn will trll the date of the event, but
it is positively stated that Miss Gilbert
has obtained release from the last legal
entanglement that prevented the consum
mation of her hopes, and that nothing
now stands in the way of marital bliss
save the obtaining of the license and the
There is quite a pretty, romance back
of this engagement, and superstition
plays a considerable part In the story.
They met first on the Burbank stage, and
sonsiderable effort has been made to have
tho wedding take place thrrp. with the
audicnec as guests. But this has not
been decided upon as yet.
Application was made yesterday for
the probate of the will of the late Francis
Murphy by the executors of the estate,
Frank G. Finlayson and Samuel Faroat.
ln the petition it is stated that the
testator made a holographic will on No
vember 4, 1905, there being no witnesses,
the deceased executing and signing the
will by his own hand.
All of the property, including real es
tate In Los Angeles valued at $6500, a
tract of land at Alameda bay estimated
as worth $1000, twenty shares of stock in
the Homo Telephone company worth $11,
500, and $1360 on deposit at the First Na
tional bank, < is described as separate
property, • acquired ■■ before marriage or
purchased with the proceeds of property
situated In other ' states, where the com
munity ; system, - as is known In Califor
nia, does not exist. ;.*> ■■"'■>>■»■».'>.•■■ V-.;-- • - '
To the widow Is left i the house at 1808
Wilton place, and ■ the rest of the ; estate
ls evenly, divided among the several chil
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Clothing and Jewelry Stolen by Sneak
Thieves Who Enter Homes
During Absence of the
Four burglaries were reported to tho
police yesterday from different parts of
the city. In each case goods of small
value were taken. Chief amon? the no'en
property was clothing and v^Miing ap
parel. The total value of booty In each
instance would exceed $100.
Those reporting losses were j :w Emma
Westmoreland, 728 Crocker s ■
Westmoreland said her hous-i
tered and a gold watch taken f rn^ time
Wednesday. W. A. Saunder
room at 254 East Fifth street
and a suit case, pair of shoes, suit of
clothing and a hat stolen. J. M. Boost,
144 South Main street, complalru t. that hia
room was entered and three bu.is >t clot)i«
Ing and some jewelry taken.
Harvey J. Huston, who liv
Rose Hill drive, reported tha' Ins house
was entered and a quantity of tools taken.
The detectives are working on the four
cases. They think that these
are the work of a gang which has beei*
operating in the city for some time.
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