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PASTOR ADMITS DEED; ENDS LIFE REV. CARMICHAEL CONFESSES MURDER IN CHURCH CUTS THROAT IN CARTHAGE, ILL., FIRST BLAMING WIFE Says Hypnotic influence of Spouse Caused Him to Kill and Burn Man in Adair, Michigan [By Associated Press.] CARTHAGE, 111., Jan. 11.—Rev. John H. Carmiehael, wanted for the murder of Gideon Browning at the Battle Run Methodist church in Michigan last Tuesday night; cut his throat in a boarding house here last night and died ajt noon today. Carmichael had cut his throat, mak ing two serious wounds, and died a few hour* after being taken into cus tody. A letter of ten pages had been writ ten by Carmichael, admitting his iden tity and confessing that he killed Browning, cut the body up and burned it in the stove, while under the hypnotic influence of his wife. This letter is now in the possession of the sheriff. Carmichael had been staying here for the last two days at a private boarding house. His attempt at suicide was made on the premises of the place at which he had secured a room. Carmichael was found in the toilet room of the boarding house after he hfcd attempted to end his life. He arrived at his sister's house Fri day night and expected to leav& this morning for Bowen, lowa, according to the story told to his fellow boarders. When told at Adair, Mich., that her husband in his letter said that he had committed the murder of Browning while under her hypnotic influence, Mrs. Carmichael declared she knew nothing of hypnotism; that her hus band, so far as she knew, was also ignorant of it, and that hypnotism had never been discussed in their home. Denies Hypnotic Influence I>l never saw a person hypnotized," she said, "and know absolutely nothing fchnut the practice. And if my hus band made such a statement in a letter I cannot imagine the reason for it." Mrs. Carmichael insisted she had no relatives or friends in Carthage, and knew nothing of the place. Mrs.' Carmichael, continuing, said: "I would not think that Mr. Brown ing either would have known anything of hypnotism. I never spoke of Mr. Browning to my husband and my hus band never spoke to me of him. I never said any more than 'how do you do?" to Mr. Browning. "I never knew Mr. Browning and my husband were close friends until this rame out. I can't understand it. "If Mr. Carmichael ever did anything to Mr. Browning my. husband must have been crazy. "Why, he did not have an enemy. He never struck a man or was in a fight. He could not have been aroused over the action of the people here, for everybody was kind to us from the start. "I have often been afraid that the gatherings in my husband's ears would lause his death or make him insane." Sheriff Bethsho said Cn rmichael in the letter told the story of the killing in a graphic manner. He claimed Browning attacked him with two knives. Carmichael says he then picked up a hat-ohft and proceeded to hack away until he thought Browning was dead. He returned to consciousness, how ever, so Carmichael kept at him. He Ihen took one of the knives Browning had uspd in his attack upon him, he said, and proceeded to mutilate the body until it had lost all rpsexnblance to a human being, then took the re mains but and burned them. After that he took a train for Chi rago, where he bought nr>w clothing and l^ft for Quincy, HI., and from there to Carthage. Murderers Confession The confession of the Rev. J. H. Car michael was as follows: "Carthage, 111., January 9, lMt. "To Mr. Waggonsteil, Port Huron, Mich.: "Honored Sir: I write this letter to explain some things in connection with the Columbus church tragedy, j am guilty only because I am a coward. "The man had such a hypnotic in fluence over me that I felt that some thing must be done. "I felt greatly ashamed that a man said to be short-minded should be able to compel me to yield to his will, but I said nothing about it. At first he said: " 'It's all right, elder, don't be afraid,' Then ho began to talk about how we tould get rich. "Thre<e times he came to the rear of mv barn and talked to me through the manure hole; twice he was at the river when I went to water my stock and each time T felt that he was doing something that h«? was proud of. "Onr-e when I was going out to Co lumbus he was on the pike near the pink S'hool house. When I overtook him he asked me to ride, which I I'ould not refuse. "Ho asked me if ever I had driven up the pike to Port Huron, to which I inswered no. "Then he said: 'Come, let's drive up,' tn which I dissented. But he kept on until he persuaded me to go. H«e got nut and stood at the corner while I went to the barn with the rie. "Then, after we had been at the res taurant for food for which he paid and flsr. for the horse, he gave me a half dollar and said he wanted me to go across there and buy a small hatchet for his boy to play with. "T began to tell him to do his own Next Time You're all worn-out from wor rying over a dirty coal stove, just stop and think of the easy time others are having who use GAS STOVES Why don't you get one? Abso lutely no dirt. No trouble at all to operate. For sale by all dealers. Los Angeles Gas and Electric Company 645 SOUTH HILL ST. Phones: Bonsrt Main 8920. Home 10003. buying, when he set his eyes upon me in the queerest sort of look, something like the look of a snake's eye. "Then I felt his influence tightening his grip on my mind, so I went, intend ing to go into the store and out the back way to get the horse and rush off for home. r "When I turned to close the door he stood looking upon me through the window, and I just bought the hatchet and came out again, but by that time he had disappeared, so I went to the barn, got my rig and started home." Arranges for Wedding "When ho arranged with me about the wedding he said he would go to Port Huron and meet me on the road between that place and the church. "I thought he really meant to get married when he engaged my services, but when we were met on the road and he was alone I began to feel un easy, but he said it was all right, and the others would come in a carriage. "We kept looking to see the others come down the state road. Presently he took a big, hearty laugh and said: 'There ain't no use of looking, for there ain't going to be no wedding.' "He was sitting where the gleams of the light shone on his face, and his eyes were so brilliant that I was thrilled through and through with the queerest sort of feeling. "He said: 'Now if I raise up your hands, up she goes,' and I felt my hand raise without effort whatever on my part. By this time I was so alarmed that I was in a cold sweat. "I then leaned over to see if any one might be on the road, when he began to laugh again, and I saw that he was holding a weapon of some sort up his sleeve. "Instantly I made a grab for it and got the hatchet from him and asked what he meant to do with that, and he said, 'I'll show you,' and from his over coat pocket drew out a knife in each hand. "He came at me, striking with both hands, while I backed across the church down the side aisle and across the front. "There was a desperate struggle, in which I used the hatchet until he laM. quiet. I cannot tell, all that happened after that. "When my eyes fell upon one of those knives I flew into a rage and be gan to cut him, when he woke up and grabbed me again. "Then for a while I used that hatchet, until I was sure he was dead. Then 1 saw that the fire was hot enough to make the stovepipe red nearly to the elbow, so I grabbed him by the feet and dragged him down there and cut him to pieces, putting in each part as it was dismembered. "I am tired of hiding. If you get this while I am yet alive come and get me. I shal not be far from Chicago, 111. (Signed) "J. H. CARMICHAEL." JAPANESE PRESS ISSUES WARNING CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE MAY CAUSE TROUBLE Newspapers in Tokio Protest Against Enactment of Bill Containing School and Land Re strictions [By Associated Press 1 TOKIO, Jan. 12.—Following the re ceipt of special cable dispatches from San Francisco relative to matters now pending before the Califorina legisla ture, Japanese newspapers here today elaborate upon the danger of strained relations that may arise through the passage of bills and enactment of laws forbidding the ownership of land and the attendance of public schools by J janese residents of the state. . majority of the papers assume tlio passage of the bills as a probability and protest against them as an injus tice to the Japanese now living In Cali fornia. The Asahi, the Jiji and the Nichi Nichi express surprise at what is termed an evidence of unfriendli ness after the sincere effort on Japan's part to prove her friendship toward the people of the United States. The extreme opposition papers, in cluding the Hochi and others, assail the Japanese government "for falling into the arms of a nation which at the first opportunity not only shows its un friendly spirit, but even denies equal opportunity to the Japanese." Make Much Ado Newspapers published in English, representing British and German inter erta, are making much of the California legislature's action, and are pointing out that America, while recently en deavoring to create an impression of friendliness toward Japan, in reality was unfriendly. The situation is seriously embarrass ing to American residents of Japan, es ] eel iy so as the incident follows so closely the creation of an excellent fueling- through the visit of the Atlantic fleet, the commission to the Japanese exposition, and the excursion of busi ness men from the Pacific coast. The foreign office is endeavoring to convince tne protesting newspapers that the action of the California legislature does not represent general American sentiment, but the special editions con tinue to be extremely pessimistic in their tone and some of the editorials of the opposition press, becoming almost violent, are liable temporarily to in flame popular opinion and seriously hamper the exercise of American in fluence in Japan for many years. DAVID JACKS, WELL KNOWN CALIFORNIAN, DIES IN NORTH Father of Mrs. A C Balch of Los An. geles ana Wealthy Land Owner of Monterey Expires at Home MONTEREY, Jan. 11.—David Jacks, late owner of about 100,000 acres of land in this county, died this afternoon at his home here. He was born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland, eighty-eight years ago. Coming to America in 1841, Mr. Jacks found employment successively at Wil liamsburg and Fort Hamilton, N. Y. In 1848 he started for California, arriving In Monterey January 1, 1849. For a while he farmed land in Carmel valley, potatoes being then very remunerative. With James Flood, he loaned money on real estate mortgages at very high rates of interest. In this way, or by purchase, he acquired much land that was then of small value, but speedily increased to high value, notably the Chualar ranch, whirh he tried to sell in 1865 for 75 cents per acre and which a dozen years later was worth $150 per acre. He also held land la Alameda and Santa Clara' counties. He was married April 20, 1861, to Mary Christine de la Soledad Romie, by whom he had ninb children, seven of whom survive—Mrs. A. C. Baleh of Los Angeles, Louisa Lee, Will (mayor of Monterey), Mary, I!., Margaret A., Romie C. and Vida (5. His estate, worth some $5,000,000, passed into the hands of the David Jacks corporation in 1907. LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 12, 1909. TELLS HOW ROAD HAMPERED MINES UNION PACIFIC MERGER PUT BAN ON PRODUCTION ONE EFFECT OF COMBINE FORCE. FULLY REVEALED President of the Phoenix &. Eastern Among Witnesses in Dissolution Suit—Jacob Schiff Also Testifies [By Associated Press. 1 NEW YORK, Jan. 11.—Frank M. Murphy, president of the Phoenix & Eastern Railroad company, was again on the stand before United States Spe cial Examiner Sylvester G. Williams here today as a witness for the gov ernment in the suit to dissolve the Union Pacific merger. In reply to questions by C. A. Sev erance, government counsel, he said the Phoenix & Eastern ran through a district in which gold, silver, iron and copper were mined, but the mines were not worked much now. . "Before the Southern Pacific took over the connecting lines," he said, "the ore was smelted at a smelting plant not far from the mines, but after the transfer the Southern Pacific naturally preferred to have ore sent to El Paso for smelting." Mr. Murphy promised counsel for the defendants to produce at a future hear ing statements as to the amount of freight shipped over the Fhoenix & Eastern railroad prior to the merger. In reply to questions as to the status of the Atehison, Topeka & Santa Fo with regard to transcontinental traffic, Mr. Murphy said that every thing was in readiness for tho build ing of the line from Bengal, Colo., to Snn Francisco. (Jeorge M. Hughes, president of the Now Jersey, Indiana & Illinois railroad, who said he had charge of booking freight for the Singer Manufacturing company, testified that the Union Pa cific and the Southern Pacific- still competed for Now York shipments. Testimony Confirmed J. F. Bannerman of the Otis Sewing Machine company gave similar evi dence affecting bids for eastern traf fic. Jacob H. Schiff of Kuhn. Loeb & CO., fiscal agents for the Union Pa cific railroad, was a witness today. Mr. Schiff is a co-defendant in the case. He identified the plan of re organization of the present Union Pa cific company under which it took over the property and commenced business in 1898. Mr. Schiff said he was a member of the board of directors when the com pany took over the property and that $100,000,000 was issued to pay for South ern Pacific stock and perhaps the Oregon Short Line interest. When the Great Northern purchased the Ohicntro, Burlington & Quincy rond he said he thought there were one or two differences between Mr. Harrimnn, Mr. Hill and himself. Mr. Schiff said: "Mr. Harrimnn ob jected to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy passing into the hands of the < ireat Northern. He said he wan satisfied as to conditions and thought they should not be disturbed, but that if the purchase should be made the Union Pacific should share it."' Mr. Schiff said he thought Mr. Hill declined the suggestion. The witness said Kuhn, Loeb & Co. bought, a large part of the Northern Pacific stock in 1901 and Fold It to the Union Pacific and Oregon Short. Line. "Had you a. talk first with Mr. Har rimnn?" "Not until after our first purchase." "What was tho pxirpose of the Union Pacific and Great Northern in secur ing the stock of the Northern Pa cific?" "Mr. llarriman can answer that question better than I could. But I relieve it was to maintain the status quo of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. a sort of half interest. Mr. Harriman did not. know what havoc the passage of control of the Burling ton to another road or roads might work for the Union Pacific." "You did not want the Northern roads to own it?" "Things worked out differently, but we wanted to hold on to the situa tion as it then existed." URGE GOVERNOR TO ATTACK GAMBLING Armed with many urgent letters from representative business men of Los Angeles and vicinity Arthur Letts and L. R. Garrett, president and treas urer of the Business Men's Anti Race Track Gambling League of Southern California, went north on the Owl Sunday night far the purpose of attempting to persuade Governor Gil let t to send a special message to the state legislature against race track gambling. This is the first step in a campaign of publicity and effort- which the newly organized league has planned. The letters are strong pleas for the abolition of the race track gambling evil and are signed by some of the best known citizens of Southern Cali fomin. Those who sent letters to the gover nor by Mr. I^etts and Mr. Garrett are: George H. Stewart, J. O. Koepfii, W. J. Hunsaker, E. P. ("lark, Edwin A. Me eerve, Frank M. Coulter, D. E. Luther, C. B. Boothe, F. Q. Storey, S. P. Mul ford, E. H. Emett, George Alexander, Sidney A. Butler, J. G. Warren, J. E. Carr, Dr. John R. Haynes, James Slauson, Thomas E. Gibbon, Charles Kellogg of the Union Oil company, who also wrote Jn behalf of Lyman Stewart, president of the corporation; Wesley Clark, Dr. G. F. Bovard and Dr. John Willis Baer. UPTON SINCLAIR'S PLAY PRONOUNCED A SUCCESS SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11.—"Prince Hagen," a fantastic drama by Upton Sinclair, author of "The Jungle," was given its first public presentation in the Valencia theater tonight, and WM pronounced a success by the critics who attended. In the development of a love story about which the plot revolves, Mr. Sin clair first transports his hero to the caves of the underworld, where he en lists in*his quest Prince Ha^en, a no ble from among the Niebeiungen, who, arriving upon earth, gains control of the world's gold supply and incidental ly becomes a rival for the hand of the heroine. Ensuing scenes are laid in the more prosaic precincts of a Bowery saloon, a Fifth avenue mansion and a New port home. The prince is finally de feated in his object by a sleeping pow der which carries him back to his king dom, and the hero, who from a poor poet has become wealtay and powerful, marries the girl of his choice. Robert Warwick in tne title role and Blanche Stoddard as the heroine, wore repeatedly applauded for successful portrayal of the author's leading char acters. ANGELENOS ELECTED BY HOTEL MEN'S ASSOCIATION Western Organization Permanently • Effected—San Francisco Gets Convention for Next * December SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 11.— San Francisco has been selected as the home of the Western Hotel Men's asso ciation, and the next convention will be held December 7 to 10, 1909, in that city. This was decided at the conven tion of the association today. Permanent organization was effected, and Samuel Dutton of Denver was elected president; A. Fred Wey, Salt Lake, first vice president; Harry Fry man, Los Angeles, second vice presi dent, and Edward T. Maples, publisher of the Western Hotel Reporter, San Francisco, secretary and treasurer. Executive committee —James Woods, Kirk Harris, O. Richards, A. Stewart and Edward S. De Wolf, all of San Francisco; Mcl W Tright, Denver; Lyman J. Hay, St. Louis; Lewis Davenport,, and E. F. Sweeney, Seattle. Bernard Beyer of Los Angeles was chosen vice president for California. LEGISLATURE TO ELECT SENATOR (Continued from Page One) in the assembly by Preston, of Ukiah, and In the senate by Cartwright, of Fresno. Perkins to Be Nominated Senator John W. Stetson and As semblyman Harry W. Pulcifer, both of Oakland, will nominate Senator Per kins for the Republicans. Another flood of bills poured in upon the chief clerk of the senate this morning. Most of them called for small appropriations, or changes of local importance. Welch of San Francisco substituted three bills for his Islais creek measure, making separate statutes regarding condemnation and appropriation. There was some doubt as to the con stitutionality of the original bill, and Senator Welch said he did not care to take any chances. The senate accepted an invitation to attend the meeting of the electoral college at 2 o'clock and adjourned un til tomorrow morning. Notable bill"! introduced in the sen ate today were: By Leavitt—To add an expert to the joint banking commission during the consideration of the bill creating a bureau of immigration. By Wolfe —To regulate employment agencies and prohibit the employment of children under the age of 16 in hotels, restaurants and theaters between 10 p. m. and 6 a. m. By Savage—Making libel a felony. By Holahan (Democrat) —To change the form of ballot by cutting off the top portion, in effect to induce voters' to scratch the ticket. A joint resolution calls upon congram to appropriate $1,037,400 to Improve Humboldt bay harbor. Organize Joint Caucus The delegates from Northern Califor nia organized a joint caucus by ap pointing Boynton of Oroville president and Preston of Ukiah secretary. A committee of throe was appointed to look after the interests of the northern counties in pending hills. Senator Bills of this city and Assem blymen Oostar of Chicago and OiMs of Yreka were selected for the work. One of the bills that caused most dis cussion today was introduced by John Mott M Oakland, providing that in mates of all jails whose sentences ex ceed fifteen days shall be placed on ri plain with convicts. Under the proposed law the h^ads of jail prisoners will bo shaved and they will wear striped uniforms. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS CAUSE FURORE WHEN READ SACRAMENTO, Jan. 11.—Speaker Stanton's selections for the committee on public morals created a furore when read. To this body will so the bill against gambling on the rant track, and, ac cording to the speaker's own statement, the personnel of the committee is rep resentative of the anti-gambling senti ment in the state, although it gives fair representation to all interests. Its chairman will be W. B. Griffiths of Monticello, Napa county, and the only member who is generally consid ered to be for the race track interests is John Mott, brother of the mayor of Oakland. The committee in full is as follows: Griffiths, chairman; Cattell, Young, Dean, Ferine, Mott, Fleisher, Menden hall and Wilson. Other important committees will be as follows: Judiciary Johnson of Sacramento, chair man; Reatty, Coghlan, Cronin. Drew, Ham mon, Hanlon, Johnston of Contra . Costa, Kehoe, LeWis, Otis, Rech. Rutherford, Schmidt, Butler, Melraw, Irwin, Gibbons, Preston, Wheelan, Wilson. Corporations—Beatty. chairman; Transu»>, Johnson of San Dipgo, Fuleifer, Hawk, Schmitt. Collier. Johnson., of Contra Costa, ■ Dean, Baxter, Wheelan. *} Ways and Means —Beardsl<>e, chairman; Transue, Hewitt, McClellan, Perine, Cogswell, Costar, Nelson, Hinkle, Sackett, Hans, Boh nett, Greer, Juliard, Gibbons. Other Committees The chairmen of the other committees are as follows: Agriculture—Cogswell. Attaches and employes—Drew. Banks and banking—Transue. Building and loan associations—Otis. Claims— Cullen. Commerce and/ navigation—McManus. Commissions and public expenditures— tel. Contingent! expenses—Telfer. Constitutional amendments—Coghlan. Contested elections—Hanlon. Counties and county boundaries—Johnson of San Diego. County and township government—Hans. • Live stock—McClellan. Election laws—Leeds. Education—Sackett. Engrossments and enrollments— Fruit and vine Interests—Whitney. Fish and game—Costar. Federal relations— Mott. Governor's messages—Kehoe. Immigration—Gerdes. ",' *«\; Insurance and insurance laws—Pulcifer. Irrigation—Wagner. Labor and capital—Nelson. Manufactures and internal improvements— McAuley. ; Mileage—Cronin. Military affairs—Butler. Mines and mining—Rutherford. Municipal corporations— Oil Industry—Helmquist. ' Public buildings and grounds—Pugh. Public health and quarantine—Barndollar. Public lands and forestry—Flint. Public printing— Public works, state capitol and parks Hayes. Public charities and corrections— Medical and dental laws—Silver. Revenue and —Melrose. Revision and reform of —Rech. Roads and highways—Greer. Rules and regulations—Johnson of Contra Costa. State I hospitals and asylums—Flavelle. _■; State —Moore. . State prisons and reformatories—Hammon. Swamp and overflowed lands, levees, , etc.— Hewitt. S San Francisco delegation—Behan. • Los Angeles delegation—Leeds. Retrenchment and —Wylli* ■ GALE AND QUAKE ASSAIL MESSINA TENTS AND HUTS DESTROYED IN STRICKEN CITY SEVERAL RESCUED ALIVE AFTER LONG IMPRISONMENT Work of Saving and Resuscitating Goes Bravely On—Many Starv ing Refugees Seek Ameri. can Consulate [By Associated Press.] MESSINA, Jan. 11.—Search for the earthquake victims of Italy's last great earthquake still continues and is fre quently rewarded with the rescue of the living. Yesterday at noon a man named Bensaja, who had been fourteen days without food, locked in the ruins of his home, was taken out unconscious and resuscitated. He had been caught in a kind of straitjacket formed by the debris and unable to move, was compelled to watch the lingering death of his wife and four children. Saturday a married couple was re moved not only alive, but conscious. Their imprisonment had lasted thirteen days. A terrific tempest, accompanied by other earthquake shocks at Messina, has caused a number of fresh collapses in the ruined city, and spread new ter ror among the survivors. Most of the people in Messina have been camped under tents, or huts, and Saturday night nearly all of these were destroyed by the wind and blinding rain. Over sixty feet of landing quays in the harbor were swept away, carrying off a large quantity of pro visions stored there, and several horses. Near Giarrc an immense fissure opened. It was 650 feet long, three feet wide and sixty-five feet deep, and has been styled "the mouth of hell." The American consulate, where the stores from the relief ship Bayern are being distributed, was besieged all day yesterday by a crowd of hungry refugees. The American committee, which has been working strenuously, is receiving expressions of gratitude from all quar ters. The Bayern has proceeded to those ports. The jgupply ship Yankton will remain here to convey to Naples the bodies of American Consul Cheney and his wife, when they are recovered. The American fleet, which arrived here Saturday morning and left Sat urday night, created a great impres sion. EARTHQUAKE CAUSES TERROR AT SEATTLE MANY TOWNS IN WASHINGTON JARRED BY TEMBLOR Shock Lasts from Fifteen to Thirty Seconds and Is Distinctly Felt in Several Cities SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 11. -Reports of a slight earthquake shock come hert from Vancouver, Victoria, Tacoma and Bellingham. The same trmblor was felt here at 3:44 o'clock and lasted from seven to thirty seconds. According to the various reports from different points no damage was done, but persons rushed from the buildings At 3:45 the earthquake was felt in Vancouver. The shock was felt In many coast cities also. A telegram from Victoria says that buildings were shaken there to a notice able degree. The quake appeared to have lasted ten to twenty seconds. No damage is said to have been done in any place. At Cedar Cove and Grand View peo ple rushed out of their houses into the streets. The shock was felt heavily In Fair View. Bellingham was shaken by the earth quake at 3:45. Buildings in all parts of town were jarred, but no damage was done. Hundreds of people rushed into the streets. The duration of the shocks in Bellingham was about ten seconds. Some of the brick buildings were so badly shaken that the plaster fell to the floor and in some places there was almost a panic, as it was thought that the structures were tumbling to the ground. Reports of the temblor came in from all parts of the county. Only one shock wits felt. The tremor was felt in Taroma at 3:45 also. It lasted between ton and fifteen seconds. Loose furniture in the upper tloors of the taller office build ings was jostled about. Two distinct earthquake shocks were felt in Everett, Wash., at 3:51, travel ing from east to west. No damage was done. Caused Some Damage The earthquake caused considerable damage at Port. Townsend. The temblor took the form of a vi bratory convulsion, swaying buildings and breaking many windows and fra gile roofs. Reports from adjoining localities available by telephone at Port Town siiid state that the force of the shock extended over an area at least fifty miles square and in several districts two distinct shocks separated by more than a minute was felt. In many places in Port Townsend where water pipes had been frozen the earthquake burst the mains and flooded the houses. For a time it was feared that the city's entire water supply would be shut off, so great was the damage being done. Officers at Fort "Worden state that investigation made so far show no ap parent damage to the fortifications, al though both Fort AVorden and Fort Flaglcr were badly shaken. LADY WILLIAM BERESFORD DIES IN DORKING, ENGLAND DORKING, England, Jan. 11.—Lady William Beresford, who was Lillian Warren Price, daughter of the late Commodore Price, U. S. N., of Troy, N. V., died here today. She had been ill for some months past. Lady ■Reresford's first husband was Lewis Hammersly of New York. After his death she married, in 1888, the eighth duke of Marlborough, who died in 1893. She was consequently known for a time as the dowager duchess of Maii boroogh. Her third husband was Lord William Leslie do la Poer Feresford, who died in 1900. _ AMUSEMENTS Hamburger's MAJESTIC Theater oliver moroscoT a —— ——r .- Lei«e* and Manager. .. Broadway. . between Bth and 9th Bargain matinee tomorrow ALL WEEK Bargain matinee Saturday The Lingering: | Laugh Comedians, - ' «- MURRAY & MACK IN "THE SUNNY SIDE OF BROADWAY" Forty people. The great "Faceograph" -' Big sunny chorus. Night prices—2sc, 35c, 50c, 75c. A few front rows $1. Matinee prices—lac, 25c, 35c, 50c. A few front rows 75c. NEXT WEEK— Beginning Sunday Matinee —NEXT WEEK The Season's Biggest Musical Novelty, P*rYPTIVnMT7 *■»•« lola V^JLKJ.IN IN Hi >«*-*•• FROM BERLIN MATINEE SUNDAY MATINEE WEDNESDAY MATINEE SATURDAY Klaw & Erlanger's massive Liberty theater production. First time at these prices: 25c, 350. 50c, 75c, $1.00. ■ ; : , ■ MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER "SS^SSSL * LOS ANGELES* LEADING STOCK HOUSE Rain has no effect on the enthusiastic crowds flocking to the Burbank this week to see the big sensational racing melodrama, SEE THE v 1 C*% j • ■ ' TP" ■' • f* SEE THY THRILLING | Sporting Life EXCITING I BOXING MATCH [ OpUl llllg JL/IIC jSISg^BACE Regular Burbank prices: inc. 25c, 35c, 50c. MATINEE SATURDAY To fallow— HEART OF A GEISHA." . ORPHEUM THEATER Matinee Every Day " ~ Both phones 1447. VAUDEVILLE Eva Taylor & Co. I - — Blonde Typewriters Edwin Latell Matinee Harry Tate's "Motoring" Four Franklins TODAY Castellane & Bro. Majestic Trio IUUAI | Howard & Lawrence ORPHEUM MOTION PICTURES Nights— 10c, 25c. 50c, 75c. Matinees daily—loc, 25c. 500. GRAND OPERA HOUSE Matinees Sunday. Tuesday, Saturday. — ■ ■- • Both phones 1967. ) Second Big Week, FERRIS HARTMAN and his company In It Happened in Nordland Nights—lse, 25c, 35c, 50 C . Matinees—loc 25c - ' Neat— TENDERFOOT.^ BEfLASCO THEATER Phones? Main 3380; Home A 3910. Nights at 8:15; Matinees at 2:15. TONIGHT AND ALL THIS WEEK LEWIS S. STONE and the Belasco theater company will give the first stock production in this city of Henry Miller's great romantic success, HEARTSEASE Regular matinees every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Next week — funniest farce ever written. "CHARLEY'S AUNT." Seats now on sale. THE AUDITORIUM "theater ernest CRAWFORD, Mgr. im. ■ti.'-'-^J-x^js.j.uiw BEAUTIFUL." Phones Main 5186. Home F2JJ7. GRAND OPENING, Monday Evening. January 18. The beautiful fairy spectacular fantasy, "CINDERELLA." A company of recognized artists—Large ensemble—Chorus and ballet. This fairy spectacle is for the children as well as the grown-ups. So bring th» children and let's all be young again. Prices every night—Orchestra, 50c; Balcony, 35c. 25c; Family circle 15c, 10c. Matinees Wednesday and Saturday, 25c, 15c, lie All Seats Reserved. Seats now on sale. ■ MASON OPERA HOUSE T h. c. wtatt. _ Lessee and Manager. Tonight and balance of week with matinee Saturday, HENRY B. HARRIS Presents £emarU a b»n;'Dra m a THE LION AND THE MOUSE Prices—sl.so. $1.00, 75c and 50c. Seats now selling. »Xt week—"THE WOLF." WAT TCFP THFATRF Phones F-5634 Grand ay.. between 7th and Bth. AL.Xk.toX inMlK^ Ma|n 4400 j Harry pleper Lesaoj aQd Ugr _. o . 12 GOOD NUMBERS ON THIS WEEK'S BILL The Big; ■it A*. mi First run of Walkerscope motion pictures, 5 fine vaudeville acts, "Syl- VauaeVlue vestro." aeriallst; "The Two Elwoods," "The Five Pattersons" in Life ShOW Is Here I>osln and Harry M. O'Connor, Alice Saund«rs with Fred Elliott in a _, . , _ . roaring rural comedy. All seats reserved. Full orchestra. Prices: ThlS Week me. 20c. 35c. Curtain 8:15. AUDITORIUM THE BEST OFTH E E BEHTMER, Manager. XIVIJ-OVJIV ftUi/IXVJJMUm THE BEST OF THE SEASON'S MUSIC. Only Time Here Jan. 12, Gadski SEAT SALE AT THE BARTLETT , r>T?TPT7C C! 1 <ti Crt $.? C 9 Cn «■» MUSIC CO. STUDENTS' RATES. FKl^liS> $1, s>l-OU, $^, V.50, $3. Coming—Friday night. Jan. 15. KATHARINE GOODSON, Pianist, MPIRE THEATER Eoti3! rI B » i£r Always VAUDEVILLE Any Seat The Best VAUDEVILLE Ten Cent,. Change of hill and Free Matinee every Monday 2:45. Evening shows 7:30 and 9. Souvenir matinees Wednesday and Saturday. Extra matinee Sunday. NIQUE THEATER HENTZ & ZALLEE. Props. UNIQUE THEATER HENTZ South Broadway. i 629 South Broadway. Week January 11, ARMSTRONG MUSICAL COMEDY CO. present "The Gibson Girl." Illustrated song, latest moving pictures. Ladies' souvenir matinees Wed. and Sat. Matinees Mon., Wed.. Pat., Sun. Evenings continuous performances. Popular prices. Next week, resumption Unique Musical Comedy Co. OS ANGELES THEATER Spring street, near Fourth. LOS ANGELES THEATER street, near Fourth. Direction Sullivan-Considine. W©nderful Vaudeville EVERY DAY BARGAIN MATINEE 10c AND 20c. EVERY NIGHT 100, 20c, 80c , PEOPLE'S THEATER 523 South Main street . Phones: Main 6129. F1824 This week—Matinees Wednesday and Saturday, LUELLA MOREY In "THE HOLY CITY." The most sublime play ever written. Prices: 10c. 25c, 35c, 50c. Wednes day and Saturday matinees, 10c and 25c. T OS ANGELES RACING ASSOCIATION 6 RACES EVERY WEEK DAY Rain or Shine Q . | First Race at 1:50 P. M. | Santa Anita Park Pacific Electric and Southern Paci flc Race Trains direct to grand stand, ROUND TRIP 25c ADMISSION $1.00 TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS DIAZ AT BULL. FlGHT—President Diaz and his cabinet yesterday attended a bull fight given for the benefit of the Italian earthquake sufferers. Thirty-five thousand dollars gold was netted. CAXJFORNIAN DIES—John Conness, for mer United States senator from California and the last survivor of the pallbearers of President Lincoln, died at Jamaica Plains, Mass., Sunday night, aged 88. NEGRO LYNCHED —A mob stormed the jail at Poplarville, Miss., yesterday and lynched Pink William?, a negro, who had attacked the 14-year-old daughter of Sheriff Moody. The negro's body was riddled with bullets. RECEIVES COMMISSION—Frank B. An derson, manager of the Bank of California at San Francisco, yesterday received from President Roosevelt his commission as a member of the board of visitors of the naval academy at Annapolis. ACCUSED OF THEFT—H. F. Thompson, a clerk for Hall & Co., jewelers of San Fran cisco, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of having stolen about $1000 worth of uncut diamonds. It is alleged he disposed of most of the gems and squandered the proceeds. WANDERER DEMENTED —After wan <iering In the. hills for a day and night, John i. Wilson, a vctoran of tha Mexican war, was discovered by Constable Sumner of Santa Margarita, near San Luis Obispo, in an exhausted and demented condition. Wil son Is S3 years old. STOCK BARN BURNS—A large stock barn of the Natomas Consolidated, at Na toma, Cal., was burned to the ground last evening. Eleven head of horses and a large amount of hay and many sets of harness were consumed. The loss is estimated at between $7000 and $8000. The fire is thought to have bene the work of tramps. SIiAYER ARRAIGNEI>— Thomas J. Jor dan, coast artilleryman charged in San Francisco with the murder of Sergeant of Police Anton Noltins Friday morning, was arraigned yesterday in polic" court. Jordan hud not obtained counsel, and a continuance until today was ordered to permit him to communicate with the officers of his regi ment at Fort Baker. RIVER SUBSIDING—The Sacramento river is falling at all points except Coluaa and Knights Landing. Extreme cold has stopped the snow's melting and immediate prospects of higher water until heavy rains •et in have vanished. During the last storm the river did not reach a danger stage at any point except Colusa and Knights Land- Ing. The Sacramento registers twenty fee; today at this point. FOUND HANGED—The body of J. Hoff man, a baker of Oakland, was discovered hanging by the neck from the ceiling of the man's room Sunday] night and it is believed by the surgeons that life had been extinct at least five days when the corpse was cut down. Hoffman had been missed by hi* associates, but it was thought he had left town. It is believed that brooding over monetary troubles led to the suicide. TO REPAIR COIXIER—The Norwegian collier Henrik Ibsen, which haa arrived at San Francisco from Ancon. will go to the Mare Island navy yard tq be docked and have damages sustained in a collision with a cruiser of the Pacific fleet off Panama re paired at the government's expense. The ship was injured to the extent of $6000 while coaling the cruiser at sea in response to or ders received from the fleet commander. FIND OI,D TRUMPET—A trumpet which has just been unearthed in a sand pile by the East river in New York is declared by one of the survi\Mng members of volunteer engine company No. 6 as having been the one used by "Boss Bill" Tweed, formerly leader of Tammany hall. Edward Bran non, the noted pioneer fireman, sUys Tweed as foreman led the "Big Six" with the trumpet In the days of the rival volunteer fire companies when he gave it to Brannon, and that it was lost forty years ago In a fire. Opportunity for Andy Perhaps Andrew Carnegie can be induced to endow the farms and keep the farmers' sons In the country.—Redlands Review. ♦ » •» TO CUKE A COLD IN ONE DAT Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets. . Druggists refund money if it falls to cure. E. W. GROVE'S signature Is on each box. 26c.