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THE HOUSE OF MUSICAL QUALITY 3 Southern California Music Co. MBR'W 333-334 SO. BROADWAY, I.OS AKGKUSS, CAT,. /^wllwLJ-' "' i PIANOLA-PIANOS J^^^^P, M GRfWDS mo UPRIGHTS JPSSjFiJ J±U M«rchantsßankandTrustCs.sS^ra?SJ Branch** 9th anil Hala 9ftO 11 C Itrni/Inrdir T-»n»irtp ii tlen<-rn. Baak* MM Snutb Hoov.r Str.*t *«"*" O. DrOaQWay .„ . ni i TruM Ruititu THE picturesque Verdugo Canyon, one , mile from Giendale. Lots one-half to three acres, rolling ground, liveoaks, ==■ sycamore trees, running water and parks, the most beautiful spst in Los Ange les County for suburban homes. See it ml jou will be convince I. Arrangements can De made at the office. Jno. A. Pirtle Phone A 7191 146 S. Spring St. Verdugo Canyon Tract WILL HAVE MOVING DAY AT CITY HALL City Attorney Probably Will Go to the Merchants Trust Building, to Make Way for Engineer. Other Changes In order to give the city engineer's department the necessary room to ex pand the city attorney's entire depart ment is to be moved Into the Mer chants' Trust ' building, across the street from the city hall. This deter mination was made by the building committee or the new council yester day and it will so recommend to the city council. The overcrowded condition of the city hall has long been a source of annoyance to nearly every department and scarcely a month has passed that some department has not been moved out of the hall Into other quarters in private buildings. Both the city en gineer's and the city attorney's de partment have been handicapped by lack of space, and several weeks ago the board of public works recommend ed to the old council that new quarters be provided for the city attorney out side the city hall and the city engineer be given practically the entire third floor of the municipal building. Martin Betkouskl, chairman, called Bis building committee together yes terday afternoon and In an hour's de liberation the committee had formed its plans. The city attorney was au thorized to rent nine rooms in the Merchants' Trust building at a month ly renta'. of $230 and to lease the rooms for two years, with the privilege of subletting if it was found desirable to again move the city attorney's de partment. In the new rooms In the Merchants' Trust the city attorney and all his deputies will be together. The, city engineer was authorized to arrange his department so as to take up the entire third floor of the build ing, with the exception of a small suite for the city electrician and room for the public utility commission, if It can be arranged. Some changer will prob ably have to be made In. the arrange ment of the rooms. The building committee Will recom mend to the council that the harbor commission be authorized to lease two rooms on the sixth floor of the Cham ber of Commerce building, paying $35 a month. This commission now has one room in the Central building, for which it has been paying $35 a month. I Oil Inspector • Blackmar will be au thorized to release the two rooms he •occupies in the Copp building. Durlne the discussion of quarters for the departments the matter of the Temple block came up. > but 'It was ■learned that no certificate of title has been fumiehed for this building and .that the wile still hlnpes on the city's getting; clear title. — < «» The Angelas grill has excellent serv ice and better food. Fourth and Spring. MOUSE STOPS TRAFFIC, EVADES CROWD, THEN IS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED Fate Mocks Rodent After It Has Held,, Public Eye for Several Mm. utes in Busy Down town Section The cruelty and kindness of the human heart, the courage of woman, the weakness of the law and the mock ing linger of fate were beautifully and bitterly exposed by the antics of a tiny mouse between Broadway and Hill on Fourth street yesterday morn ing. W. J. Norton, an expressman, had stopped his wagon at the curbing and the sudden Jolt brought a frightened mouse from his hiding place among the boxes on the wagon. The driver saw Mr. Mouse and tried to step on him, but the little creature dodged the big foot. A man on the other side of the vehicle tried the same game on mousie with the same result. A crowd began to gather, some cry ing "Kill him" and others shouting "Oh, don't kill the little beast." finally rnousie ran across the street and was picked up by a man who held it on the pavement, turning him loose as a woman passed. No, she did not scream nor faint. She simply raised her foot to keep from stepping, on him and passed quietly on. Then an officer appeared, and seeing the mouse in the gutter, trembling, with the crowd around him, he said: "There is an ordinance against mice blocking sidewalks and delaying traf fic." He set his foot down where the mouse was, but when he lifted his fpot he found the mouse was gone and was scampering across- the street as if to say, "Mr. Officer, the best laid schemes of mice and men, gang aft aglee." An automobile went flying over mousle, a horse walked over him, racycles whirled past him, but rnousie looked none the worse. Ho had not been touched. Why did* fate fill him with the trem bling hope of sometime seeing his mate again, only to have the careless foot of a pedestrian crush him to nothing ness when he reached the opposite side of the street? COUNCIL CHANGES HOUR An ordinance changing the meeting time of the city council from 10 o'clock to 9 o'clock Tuesday morning was pnssed by the new city council yester day, but it cannot be effective until thirty days after its publication. President Works suggested that the emergency clause be attached to the ordinance bj that it would be effective in time for the meeting next Tuesday, but Emmet Wilson, deputy city attor ney, stated that he did not believe this would be proper. If yto want to go east. C. Ifuydnck, Act. Illlnoli Central R. R . 11l W. Sixth itrut. LOS ANGELES HERALD WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5. 1910. MAYOR'S MESSAGE REPLETE WITH PLANS FOR CITY'S BETTERMENT Alexander in Communication to Council Says He Regards New Charter as of Pri mary Importance to the Municipality IN A MESSAGE to the new council yesterday Mayor Alexander took up a number of matters that make for civic improvement and asked that the suggestions he offered be carefully considered by the new council. The mayor regards a new cnarter as 01 pri mary importance, and he advocated the same procedure that, was gone through more than a year ago,, but which was stopped by the old council when it re fused to accept the report of the char ter commission it had Itself appointed. As the recommendations of the mayor require careful deliberation! the coun cil ordered it placed on file, where it can be taken up at the first favorable moment. The various, suggestions will probably be referred to different com mittees having jurisdiction over the subjects. The mayor's message fol lows : ■ In this, my first message since the members of your honorable body took office, I wish to express my gratification over the fact of your election, and to state that it will be a great pleasure to co-oper ate with you in making this the best and most businesslike administra tion of Los Angeles. The keynote of the administration should be ef ficiency and economy, and before the end of our term of office I hope to see our great enterphises, the harbor, the aqueduct and the power plants, rapidly nearing completion. I wish to call to the attention of your honorable body the following matters and to make the following recommendations: , New Charter Our city charter long has been outgrown. Its most important pro visions, the initiative, the referen dum and the recall, election of cbuncilmen at large, direct primary nominations, non-partisan elections, etc., are contained in amendments; and the whole charter Is a cumber some, unscientific thing. We should have a new, modern, complete, har monious charter that will fill every need of a great metropolis. I recommend that a commission be appointed to frame a new charter to be submitted to a board of free holders to be later elected. Salaries and Employes I am given to understand that 70 per cent of the city's money is paid out for salaries. This is altogether too high a percentage. I believe that in many instances the amount of the salary is based upon the personality rather than upon the efficiency of the employe or the value to the city of the work per formed; that some departments have more men than are needed; while other departments do not have suf ficient help. I would, therefore, re spectfully recommend the appoint or ment of ,a committee to take up the question of the number of employes , need in each department and the amount of salary each employe should receive. At the present time the salary ordinances are many and they are scattered indiscriminately through the ordinance books. These ordi nances should be consolidated. City Store House At the present time in. order to obtain supplies a city department must make requisition. This requi sition goes to the supply clerk, who, as a general rule, must give notice thereof and receive bids. The bids must be acted upon by the supply committee and : the contract awarded. The result is that often times the goods cannot be obtained for many days after the requisition is made. There are many articles which are in common use in all the departments. Such articles should be purchased by the city in large quantities and kept on hand in a municipal store. Not only would it bo more economical to buy in large quantities, but it would save much time In the filling of requi sitions. . . Franchises Under the provisions of the state law commonly known as the "Broughton act," all persons, part nershipts or corporations holding ** franchises for the operation of railway- lines through the streets of a city must, during all the life of the franchise except the first five years thereof, pay to the city 2 per cent of the gross income arising from such operation or holding. The Los Angeles-Rcdondo rail road is now using portions of Main street, Broadway, Grand avenue ■ and Seventh street without a fran chise. The city cannot obtain the revenue rightly due to it for the use of those streets by said corpo ration until said corporation pro- • cures a franchise. I would, there fore, ask your honorable body to in struct the city attorney to take such legal steps as may be neces sary to prevent the use of our streets by railways without a fran- j . chise. Many of the street railways are carrying freight without a freight carrying franchise. I believe that, under proper restrictions as to hours, kinds of freight, kinds of cars, etc., and with a provision for compensation to the city for the privilege, freight-carrying fran- • chises should be granted to the street railway companies; but cer tainly It is very doubtful as to whether they should be allowed . that privilege under their present franchises, with no restrictions. Public Health Public comfort stations should be established In various parts of our i city, and means should be provided for the rebuilding of the lavatories in some of the city parks. j - Ferries In the report of the consolidation committee it is recommended that public ferries be at once established between San Pedro and Terminal and: between Wilmington and Ter minal, said ferries to charge only a sufficient fare to pay the cost of operating and maintaining such ferries, not to exceed 2 cents each j way. Los Angeles should, at the : earliest possible date, carry out this 1 and the other promises made to San Pedro and Wilmington prior to the consolidation election. Repair Shop The Los Angeles aqueduct depart ment has found that it is much cheaper to have an automobile re pair shop of its own than to send Its machines to private parties for repairs. I believe it would be in the interest of economy for the city to establish a repair shop for the va rious city automobiles and motor cycles. License Ordinance Our present license ordinance is a very unsatisfactory one and one which is a hardship upon some of our poorer citizens. A committee should be appointed to take up the matter of a new license ordinance. By the present license ordinance it is made the duty of the police officers to inspect the licenses of the various businesses along their respective beats that have to pay a license. This seems to be the easi est and most satisfactory way of inspecting such licenses. This ord inance also provides for a number of license inspectors attached to the tax collector's office. I respect fully recommend that the positions of license Inspectors attached to tho tax collector's office be abolished, and that the money thereby saved be transferred to the police depart ment fund for the purpose of em ploying additional patrolmen, of which the city is badly in need. Social Clubs Social clubs should be compelled to pny a. liquor license. This would give the police commission an op portunity, before a permit was granted, to determine whether the. applicant was a bona fide social club, thus providing an effective and simple method of ridding the city of the many places intended solely for the sale of liquor, which are operating under so-called social club charters. I am informed by the prosecuting attorney of the city that there are certain provisions of the present ordinances which practically pre vent securing a conviction for vio lation of the restaurant liquor ord inances. I believe it would be well for your honorable body to consider the question of a reconstruction of the liquor ordinances and regula tions. Respectfully submitted, GEO. ALEXANDER, Mayor. INDICATIONS ARE THAT VETO WILL BE SUSTAINED This Will Prevent Bars Being Let Down for the Benefit of Real Estate Promoters The council committee on streets and boulevards will deal with Mayor Al exander's veto of the ordinance letting down the bars for the benefit of some real estate promoters. Indications are that the council will unanimously sus tain the veto; in fact. Councilman Plant was nnxious for tho council to take this action yesterday, but as it is a new matter for the council as a whole, it was deemed best to refer it to the prop er committee. If the mayor's veto is sustained, no tract can be placed on the market and lots sold unless the streets are improved under city specifi cations. Under the terms of the ordinance which the old council passed for them in the face of a storm of protest from interested civic bodies, tract owners would be permitted to record the maps of their tracts and sell lots without putting a surface on the streets con forming to the city specifications. The ordinance gave them the privilege of putting on one Inch of rock instead of four inches, as the lowest specifications tall for. The mayor and several of the civic bodies, including the chamber of commerce, the Municipal league and the Los Angeles realty board, consid ered this a more serious objection than if tho tracts were recorded and the lots sold with no street surface of any kind. W. M. Humphreys, chief inspector of public worlw, made a determined fight against this letting down of the bars, but the old council almost unanimously overrode his objections and passed*the ordinance. COUNCIL WILL HAVE HARBOR COMMITTEE Duties of the New Body Will Not Conflict with Com. mission At the suggestion of Councilman Plant the council rules were amended yesterday to provide for another com mittee, to be known as the committee on harbors. "We have followed the line of com mitttees of our predecessors, and the committees that have been handed clown to us do not entirely fill our pres ent needs," said Mr. Plant. Councilman Williams wanted to know what the harbor commission was for, if not to take the place of a harbor committee, but President Works de clared that the harbor commission was not a part of the council and the work of the two would not conflict. On the contrary, he said, tho council and har bor commission could probably work in greater- harmony than if there was no such council committee. ONLY ONE POLICE SURGEON Acting on the suggestion of President Works the city council yesterday in structed the city attorney to present an ordinance changing the system In the poMce surgeons' department so as to provide for only one police surgeon, the other surgeons attached to the re ceiving hospital to be designated aa assistant police surgeons. The pres ent system provides i'or two police sur geons and divides the responsibility. If It's love that makes the world go round, there's obviously very little use In trying to make it go any other way. —Puck. RULES GOVERN NEW COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE BODY DOES ITS BUSINESS PROPERLY SESSION MOVES WITH PRECISION AND PROMPTNESS All Work of the City Government Is Transacted in Accordance with Parliamentary Regulations Not Seen in Years For the first time in many years the session yesterday of the city council was conducted In a calm, judicial, de liberative manner. And for the first time in many years it convenod at j the minute of the time schedule". Promptly at 10 o'clock President Works' gavel fell, the nine members of the new council being in their seats. Early in the session two things which will be a radical departure from the method of procedure of the old council became apparent. One Is that standing committees will be expected to do the routine work of the council and no special committees will be ap pointed unless matters are brought up that cannot be brought under the Jur isdiction of regular committees, and the other is that parliamentary pro- j ceedings will be consistently observed. President Works and Councilman | L.usk are expert parliamentarians and every other member of the council has more or less of an idea how par liamentary proceedings should be con ducted. What they do not know they showed willingness to learn. In all cases where special rulos have not been adopted for the conduct of the council, Roberts' Rules of Order | are expected to govern legislative de liberations. The same rules of order were expected to control the old coun cil but the greater number of the members did not know whether Rob erts' manual was a cook book or a new system for playing cards. For mer Councilman A. J. Wallace was the only expert parliamentarian of the old council, but he did make use often of his knowledge. Council Acts Promptly As a result of strict attention to business and the enforcement of the rules, the council finished its work yesterday before noon. The business was not heavy, but had the old coun cl" handled it in the way usual with them they would not have adjourned until about 5 o'clock. Some of the routine business took longer than under the lax methods of the old council, but this business was conducted strictly in accordance with proper legal regulations. For instance, the old council would put through the city engineer's weekly report in less than ten minutes, while it required half an hour for the new council to do the same work. But the new council knew what it was doing all the time and the old council seldom had an idea. The engineer's weekly report consists chiefly of ordinances of intention for street improvements. The system in the old council was for Clerk Carroll to read the sections of the engineer's report telling briefly what the pro posed improvements are and then to call tho roll. This suspended the rules and passed the ordinances. m Not once in tei, times did any mem ber of the council except Former President Pease respond to the roll call. No motion was made to pass the ordinances and the clerk would charge the motion supposed to have been made to the councilman representing the ward for which the improvement was proposed. After the report had been adopted not one member of the council could have told one item it contained. They alw.ys took advan tage of these few minutes to walk around the room and talk to someone. Conducts Business Properly But all this was changed yesterday. There were thirty-seven ordinances for street improvements presented by the city engineer and there were thirty seven separate seconds to suspend the rules and pass the ordinances. Most of these motions were made by Coun cilman Lusk and seconded by Coun cilman Betkouski. Lusk and Betkouski showed a disposition to do good team work in this respect, for almost in variably one would second the motions of the other. Kvery time a motion was made to suspenrl the rules and place an ordinance on its passage the mover would rise from his seat to ad dress the chair and the second would do the same. During the entire half hour the city engineer's report was under consideration President Works stood and put mofion after motion. Thirty-seven times he repeated the question and said: "All in favor will vote aye as their names are called; all opposed will vote no as their names are called." It has been the rare exception in past councils for a member to rise to address the chair, and still rarer has it been for a president to rise to put a motion. CITY OIL INSPECTOR ASKS MANY THINGS OF COUNCIL Official Invites Legislators to Visit His Office, and Urges He Be Given More Latitude C. A. Blackmar, city oil inspector, had more business to present to the new council yesterday than any other city official. In one of his communi cations he invited the council to visit his department and expressed a hope he would be allowed a freer hand than the old council had permitted. The oil inspector asked he be per mitted again to lease the rooms he occupied in the Copp building. This was referred to the building commit tee. He suggested that permits issued for cables to oil wells had been given in violation oi oil regulations. This was referred to the legislation com mittee. Ho wanted an ordinance pro hibiting' the dripping of oil on the city pavements, and this was referred to the legislation committee. He said an ordinance requiring the refilling of oil wells under the supervision of the oil inspector had been reported unfavor ably by Councilman Clanipltt—as might be expected, he interpolated— and the legislation committee was asked to consider such an ordinance. California T?* VlT§TlhrV^lS^Hk Buy" Free Cotton 4JJJJJJ>MA(^^ Sewing To aim r y!fwS!lMllmlnw' l>'io^w!^mOtW Machine on Sale Now MiVWZE£ S9 1 G!l3V3l2ffllt ;_ , OurClubMlaa Open B:3o—Close 5:30 . First Showing of the New Foulard Silks for 1910 —Fashion says they will be more popular than ever this Spring and Summer for waists and suits and the pretty cling ing frocks and dresses. In Southern California and Lcs An geles, this mention of them, the first week in January, is meet. —Cheney Bros Famous Shower Proof Foulards, in the softest shades, the prettiest patterns, grays and blues, with dots and figures, small patterns and larger effects. It's the very first showing of the -whole year, and a very important one. 85c and $1.25 yard. 9x12-ft. Brussels Rugs Are - Ready for a Sale at $25 —We could not sell them for that ordinarily; we bought them at a big * sale in New York when one of the largest Rug Men was closing up his season's business. Because we saved, you may too. ,_■„ . —9xl">-ft Brussels Rugs, in Oriental and floral patterns; a rich line of colors, a remarkably low price, $25; size 8.3x10.6, at 122.50; size 6x9, at $15; size 4.6x7.6, $10. Room Size Brussels Rugs at $15.75. —A fine heavy seamless rug, size 9x12 feet. Think of it, at $15.75; a value unheard of. » Axminster Rugs $18.50 Velvet Rugs at $1.50 —size 9x12 feet— heavy rug —27x54-inch, a great value, pret with a high pile— 8.3x10.6, ty floral and oriental patterns— ' $17.50; size 6x9, $12.50. a limited number—4th floor. Save 25% and Buy Your Lace Curtains Now $1.00 —It's a big sale we. are holding on the Fourth Floor— is a sale of the best Curtains we have been able to find at $1— Nottinghams in white, ivory and beige—fine patterns—4s to 50 inches wide and Zi* Themaker°dfscontinued the patterns. Vhat matters it if he never makes them again if the Curtains you want are here at a clear saving of 25 per cent—a rare group and hundreds of 'pairs to choose from—4s to 52 Inches wide at $1.50 pair and 54 inches wide at $1.75 pair, and some other wonderful values at $2 pair—on the 4th floor. SALOONS MUST LEAVE AQUEDUCT STATE LAW IS UPHELD BY SUPREME COURT City Employes Saved from Contamin. ating Influences by Provision Set ting Limit of Four Miles from Public Works Camp The constitutionality of the state law prohibiting the maintenance or opera tion of a saloon within four miles of a public works camp was sustained by the supreme court in a decision handed clown yesterday, and as a result about thirty saloons that have been estab lished in violation of law along the line of the aqueduct will have to close. City Attorney Hewitt, who was aott fied of the decision of the supreme court yesterday, considers it a great victory tor the city. Senator W. W. Dodge, deputy prosecutor, conducted the case that brought about this important de cision. The law was passed by the state legislature chiefly for the benefit of tha Owens river aqueduct. The board of public works was anxious to keep the aqueduct employes as far from the in fluence* of the saloon as possible in order to maintain efficiency, but It was found that wherever a camp of men was established the saloon was not long in coming. The saloon men showed a disposition to fight the law, and it was first tested when Art Cudaback, who had estab lished a saloon at Randsburg, was ar rested. The case was transferred to Bakerafleld and Cudaback was released by the superior court there on the ground that the law was unconstitu tional. This decision was made by Judge Bennett. Senator Dodge, who had been depu sized by the district attorney of Kern county to prosecute the case, then caused the arrest of L. W. King for maintaining a saloon on the aqueduct line at Mojave. The King case WU taken directly to the supreme court, where it was submitted in September. It was on this case that the supreme court rendered its decision of constitu tionality. WILL NOT SIGN DEMANDS DURING COUNCIL SESSION Chairman of Finance Announces All Claims Must Be Presented at Meetings of Committee Councilman Washburn, chairman of the finance committee, gave notice yes terday that he would not sign demands presented to him, during the session of the council, but that all demands for the approval of the council must bo submitted to the finance committee at its meetings at 3 o'clock. Heretofore members of the finance committee have been called on to sign demands presented to them by the auditor during the council sessions, and have had no time to investigate these warrants for the payment of money. The same holds true in the matter of department orders for the approval of the supply committee. They must be presented to this committee at its meetings at 3 o'clock "Wednesday after noons. WILL EXPOUND SOCIALISM PARIS, Jan. 4.—Former Premier Clemenceau will shortly make a tour of South America and deliver lectures on Socialism at Buenos Ayres and Mon tevideo. It is possible he will also visit the United 3tatea. Classified Ad. Section COUNCiL CONFIRMS NEW APPOINTMENTS Four Members of Police Commission and One of toard of Public Work* Will Qualify at Once for Office The new council yesterday confirmed five appointments made by Mayor Alexander. These were the members of the police commission, which the mayor announced Monday afternoon, and A. A. Hubbard of the board of public works. Although Mr. Hubbard's appointment only means he will continue in tho office ho has held for four years, ha will have to be sworn in again, file a new bond and go through the usual qualification before he is actually a new member. Until he does this* which probably will be sometime to day, he remains a holdover. As soon as Mr. Hubbard qualifies, the board of public works will reor ganize, but it is certain Mr. Hubbarct will be re-elected president of tha board. The four police commissioners con firmed by the council yesteriay are John Topham, a holdover; .Charles Wellborn, P. M. Johnson and A. N. Davidson. i COUNCIL WILL SELL NO MORE FRANCHISES CHEAP Bid of $100 for Permission to Build Railway in Thirty»nin>n Street Not Accepted If the position taken by Councilman W. J. Washburn, chairman of tha finance committee, in the council yes terday is supported by the rest of tha council no more street railway fran chises will be sold for $100. Yesterday at 11 o'clock was the tima set for opening bids for a street rail way franchise in Thirty-ninth street, from Vermont avenue to Western aye« nue. Robert Marsh and John Howse, acting together, bid the usual $100. They were the only bidders. But this did not please Mr. Wash burn. He said $100 was only a small sum, and he objected to selling any; franchise for so little money. Councilman Plant moved the matter be referred to the public utilities com mission, and the council unanimously) concurred. This act evidently was unexpected by the bidders, as they inclosed $100 cash, to pay for the franchise. APPLIES FOR FRANCHISE FOR TELEPHONE SYSTEM Applicant Says He Will Supply Tele. phones at a Lower Rate Than Charged at Present M. Adrian King, whose application for a telephone franchise was denied by the city council, renewed his efforts to secure the privilege by presenting a new application to the new council yes terday. He asks permission to establish a third telephone system to compete with the Home Telephone company and the Pacific States Telephone company. Mr. King says he contemplates a. system which will divide the city into a number of sections. He expects ta charge a smaller fee for telephon vice than the maximum allowed t present ordinance for the genert of the telephone, and an addition:, for connections between divisions plan is practically a long distanc phone service in a small territorj His application was referred n> public utilities commission for c eratlon.