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WITH BAD FAITH
STATEMENT ISSUED IN WATER
George F. Kernaghan Says He Will
Not Vote for Bonds and De.
dares He Was Worked
PASADENA, J-n. 20.—1n spite of ef
forts of all factions, apparently, to hold
back until the last minute for the in
auguration of the municipal water i
campaign the fuses laid to the maga
zine of municipal excitement scorn to
have finally discharged the powder of ;
arg-ument today and from now until
next Wednesday, when the people vote j
upon the proposition to issue bonds in
the sum of $120,000, water Will be OB
much a topic as aviation has been.
The city sent to the voters today a
pamphlet, largely the work of City At
torney J. Perry Wood, on the water
question. It is a regular text book of
facts and <igures and is easily tin
most comprehensive pamphlet ever is
sued on municipal water as it per
tains to Pasadena. In return the men
at the so-called opposition headquarters
are also going to reach the voters
through the United States mail, their
document probably coming forth with
in the next forty-eight hours.
George F. Kernaghan came out this
afternoon in a signed statement in
which he charges Mayor Barley with
bad faith and announces that he will
not vote for the water bonds and that
he has been worked for a ".sucker,"
"which is his own choice of words. He
more than strongly intimates that when
Mayor Earley got him to accept a 1
position as one of the two to investi
gate Owens river water and its pos
sibilities for Pasadena, the mayor did
a sharp pitece of practice, Kernaghan
having resigned from the so-called op
position committee because he believed
the mayor was acting in good faith
which he, Kernaghan, has now decided
the mayor was not doing.
Kernaghan states this evening that
he Is not going back to the citizens'
committee, the name of the so-called
opposition to municipal water, and he
also says that he submitted suggestive
questions to the mayor to be used I"
interrogating Engineer Sonderegger,
that the mayor used such questions
and then did not take him, Kernaghan,
into Earley's confidence when the en
gineer made his replies. For this sea
eon Kernaghan believes that he has
been slighted and that the mayor has
not acted in good faith and in retali
ation Kernaghan says he is not going
to vote for the water bonds.
MRS. J. S. CRAVENS RECEIVES
PASADENA, Jan. 20.—From 3 to 5
o'clock this afternoon Mrs. John S.
Cravens entertained at an elaborate
reception at her handsome home. South
Orange Grove avenue and Madeline
drive. There were 300 Invitations for
the reception and the affair proved one
of the largest as well as one of the
most delightful of the entire week. Re
ceiving with Mrs. Cravens were Mrs.
Arthur A. Llbby, Mrs. H. Page War
den and Mrs. Edward Kellam. Thfc
guests were received in the great liv
ing room of the home, which is little
less than a palace, being one of the
finest homes In Southern California
and a famous show place of Pasadena,
STRATTON RESIDENCE SOLD
PASADENA, Jan. 20.—One of Pasa
dena's handsome show places, the home
of I. H. Stratton, was sold today for
$50,000. The house stands on three and
a half lots on Arroyo terrace, the ter
race practically running on three sides
of the property, the land almost lit
erally overhanging the Arroyo Seco at
the height of several hundred feet. The
purchaser is John Wolfskill, a pioneer
of '49, who made his fortune In and
around Escondido, and who also once
owned the ground where the Soldiers'
home now stands, Wolfskill and his
family move Into the house in a few
days, as soon as the Strattons go to
their new home on San Pasqual street
RESUME ANTI-SMOKE FIGHT
PASADENA, Jan. 20 —In spite of the
fact that a practical failure was scored
the first time the local \V, C. T. U. tried
to get an ordinance passed forbidding
smoking on the open sections of the
street cars, it is announced by the W.
C. T. U. of Paaadena that another at
tempt will be made shortly. This ef
fort to stop stroking will be stoutly
resisted. The strongest argument that
will be made for it will be that Los
Angeles has an ordinance partly re
stricting smoking on cars and that
Pasadena should do likewise.
MANY AT CHURCH RECEPTION
PASADENA. Jan. 20.—One of the
largest < hurch receptions of the month j
took place this evening at the First I
Methodist Episcopal church. It was a i
public reception, and many people not |
members of the church attended. The
affair was under the auspices of the
Woman's Home Missionary society of
the First church, and was especially
for youn™ women. The address of the
evening was delivered by the Rev.
Charles H. Scott, pastor of the Lincoln
Avenue Methodist church.
ESCAPES DEATH BY INCHES
PASADENA, Jan. 20.— J. Khadya,
while returning from the aviation
field this evening, fell from the front
end of a special Oak Knoll car and
narrowly escaped being killed. Had
the car continued a few inches fur
ther he would have been crushed. He
was picked up unconscious, suffering
from a severe Rcalp wound, and re
moved to his home, 784 East Villa
Btreet. The accident occurred at Madi
PASADENA, Jan. 20.—Miss Minnie
Abrams, missionary among the child
widows of India for thirteen years,
Bpoke in the Presbyterian chapel this
afternoon to a large audience.
Dr. and Mr 3. Norman Bridge wen.
host and hostess this evening for
twenty-four friends at an Informal
Bupper. Most of the guests are mem
bers of a reading club to which Dr.
and Mrs. Bridge belong.
Mrs. David A. Cochran entertained
the members of the club to which ehe
belongs at an Informal afternoon re
ception today, the function taking
place nt the Cochran home on East
The regular meeting of the Washing
ton Heights club, which was set for
Friday afternoon, has boon postponed
for one day. The postponed meeting
win take place at the same place and
hour, but on Saturday.
Colonel G. G. Green paid his annual
tax on his Pasadena property today.
the amount contributed toward the
city government being jwn.ce, which
is the tax on other property as well
as his hotel holdings.
Rev \ G. Webster has received
word that his SOn-in-laW, Charles
Fisher, died suddenly yesterday at his
home in Chicago. Particulars have
not yet been receh
The First Christian church has suc
ceeded in paying fur Its handsome new
n. thanks to aid from Andrew
Carnegie. Carnegie's contribution to
ward the organ amounted to $1750.
Jean Mersoreau Is mourning a valu
able bull pup which was poisoned at
41 Valley .street today.
Rev. Benjamin Winget of the mis
sionary board of the Free Methodist
church will speak nt the church. 306
Fair Oaks avenue, on Friday evening.
Dr. C. W. I.effingwell, founder of
St. Mary's college at Knoxville, Ill
will address the students of Throop
Institute at chapel exercises tomorrow
OfMce 104 ■ Street
Ra«l Hssie 888. 6bwee Mala IAS.
ROAD IS OPERATING
San Bernardino City Attorney Makes
Discovery While Investigating
[Special to The Hernia.]
SAN BERNARDINO, Jan. 20.—For
a number of years the San Bernardino
Valley Traction company has been
operating cars through tho city, on its
Highland line, without a franchise.
The startling discovery was made
today when City Attorney Swing
started an Investigation of the action |
of the electric company in withholding
from the annual franchise tax an
amount claimed to have been over
paid in previous years by the over
looking of the clause in the law that
provides for the payment, on exten
sions of the oricrlnal system, ob a |
basis of one-half the gross receipts.
A number of years ago the Traction I
company purchased the old aban
doned line to Harlem Springs, at one 1
time operated by the San Bernardino, i
Arrowhead & Waterman railroad, a !
steam narrow-gauge system. The
track was widened and'the system
electrlolzed and extended to Highland.
Since that time the company his
operated It as an electric line, although
no change was made In the original
franchise, which was for a narrow
gauge steam road exclusively, granting
the right to operate electric cars. It
is not as yet known what steps will
be talcnn by the city authorities.
A total of J835.51 was withhold from
the franchise tax for the amount paid, j
it Is claimed through error, in the '
years 1907 and 190 S. In investigating |
this situation City Attorney Swing also
dlisoovered that the lines claimed to be
extensions were constructed on fran
chises Issued to A. C. Denman, Jr.,
then general manager of the San Ber
nardino Valley Traction company. The
lines In question extend from the
Santa Fe depot to the city limits on ,
the Oolton line, and from Third and E
streets to the city limits on the Urblta
line. The city attorney holds that If i
the franchises were granted to Mr.
Denman they can not be extensions of
the San Bernardino Valley Traction
It is possible that the matter may
be taken to the courts. The. question
will be laid before the council at Its
ABSTAIN FROM MEAT
IN SAN BERNARDINO
BOYCOTT ON BUTCHERS
Drastic Measure Resorted to In Order
to Secure Lower Price of
SAN BERNARDINO, Jan. 20.—1n an |
• effort to force the butchers to lower the
: price of meat, residents of San Bernar
! Ino have launched a drastic boy< ottt. ;
i For thirty days those that join in the]
movement pledge themselves to abstain
from its use. Never before has the
price of meat been so high in this city.
Petitions asking for co-operation on
j the part of every resident are In circu- '
lation and are said to have already
been freely signed. Five thousand men
and women are desired to conduct the
campaign, and by all refusing to par
take of meat until thirty days have
passed It is thought by those interested
in the move that the butchers will be
brought to the realization that they
must reduce to save their business.
SAN BERNARDINO DOGS
TO WEAR MUZZLES
City Council Expected to Adopt Pre
cautionary Measure in Re.
gard to Canines
SAN BERNARDINO, Jan. 20.—The
city council, following the lend of the I
Redlands officials, will meet, probably !
tomorrow, in special session to pass an j
ordinance making it compulsory that!
all dogs be muzzled. A (log catcher
>vill be named to see that the pro- j
visions of the council are strictly ad
The discovery of a mad dog in Red
lands, which bit and probably infected
J. W. Walker, has brought the citizens
of both cities to the realization of the
grave danger. Walker, upon the advi* c
of physicians, left last night for the
Pasteur institute at Chicago for treat
ment. It is said that he has ample
time to arrive before rabies can de
velop. The Francis and Glonn dairies
in San Tlmote canyon, where the dog
first made its appearance, are under
MRS. E. F. ROCKWELL DIES
REDLANDS, Jan. 20.—Mrs. Ellen F.
Rockwell, wife of S. E. Rockwell, died
Wednesday night. She was one of the
pioneers of this city. Services will be
held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Dr.
E. S. Hill officiating.
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FORMER CHIMNEY SWEEP HAS
AN INTERESTING STORY
Salvation Army Commissioner Is
Greeted by Large Audience
at Long Beach Audi.
(Special to The Herald.]
LONG BEACH, Jan, 80.—Commis
sioner Elijah Cadman, representative
of Commander Booth of the Salvation
Army, addressed a large audience at
the auditorium tonight, and tomorrow
will hold a meeting at the First Ml lh
odist church. He was Introduced this
evening by Mayor C. H. Wlndham.
Lai musical featureß were adili
: the program for the evening. Rev. \vi:i
A. Betts, pastor of the Methodist
church, will preside at tomorrow's
The visitor is the guest of Adjutant
Davis and wife here, while Major Har
ris and wife, who are escorting them
through this division, were guests at
Hotel Kennebec Commissioner Cad
man is one of the oldest officers of the
Salvation Army, hiving entered tin
work thirty-three years ago, In the
Christian mission, England. Persecu
tion and suffering experienced in tl
days have left their imprint upon him,
In his youth he was a chlmney-sw. ep,
and was ignorant and profane. His life
story reads like a strange tale of tic
LONG BEACH CHURCHES
Plymouth and First Congregational
Members Will Consider the
Question Monday Night
LONG BEACH, Jan. 20.—1t seems
probable that the Plymouth and First
j Congregational churches of this city
i will become united, as was the wish of
Rev. Shelton Bissell, who is retiring
from the pastorate of the First church
to accept a charge at La Jolla. Aleet
' ings of the congregations of the two
■ churches have been called for next
I Monday night, when the matter will be
Joint committees have been working
[ upon a report which will be submitted
: at that time, outlining possible future
steps. Mr. and Mrs. Jotham Bixby are
leading members of the First church.
. Key. H. 1C Booth is the pastor of Ply-
I mouth church.
WANT POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL
LONG BEACH, Jan. 20.—The cliam
! ber of commerce committee delegated
ito visit the Polytechnic schools In
surrounding cities have prepared a
: report stating that they favor the es
tablishment of such a school here, as
a result of the visit yesterday to Los
i Angeles and Pasadena. The report was
! read to the directors of the chamuer
of commerce tonight and will be sub
mitted to a meeting of the school dis
trict next Monday night.
CHAMBER ELECTS SECRETARY
LON'-i BEACH, Jan. 20.—8y overrul
ing a decision by the temporary chair
man that an outsider could not be
elected secretary of the chamber of
commerce, the directors this morning
ratified the election of W. L. Crane to
that office. J. A. Miller, former sec
retary, tendered his resignation from
the board. He will engage in the real
estate busrneas with \V. H. Chandler,
his former partner.
WOULD ABOLISH SIGNS
LONG BEACH, Jan. 20.—A com
mittee from the realty board will ask
the city council tomorrow to adopt an
ordinance prohibiting the placing of
"For Sale" signs on property by agents
or fixing a high rate of taxation on
LONG BEACH NOTES
LONG BEACH, Jan. 20.—Bishop W.
S. Lewis, one of the general superin
tendents of the Methodist Episcopal
church, will preach at the, First Meth
odist Episcopal church here next Sun
Mrs. Jane A. Howe, 75 years old, of
936 Park circle, was compelled to un
dergo the amputation of her left log
yesterday at the Seaside hospital, ow
ing to a gangrenous affection.
The board of public works yesterday
decided to recommend the addition of
three men to the city engineer's force
and the purchase of $150 worth of Held
equipment. The addition of new ter
ritory necessitated these additions.
The' Order of the Easter Star Will
give a colonial ball in the Auditorium
C. M. lnskeep, who was sent to
Patton yesterday by the lunacy board,
was formerly a resident of Long
Beach. His wife committed suicide B
few years ago by drinking carbolic
j acid. The case was unusually pitiful.
TRACTION COMPANY SETTLES
SAN BP:RNAnDINO, Jan. 20.—The
San Bernardino Valley Traction com
pany today made full settlement for
the death of Edward Hale, paying to
his widow $15,f,39.58. The suit was
brought for $,'O,OOO a short time after
the death of Mr. Hale, who was fataly
injured in a. collision between two elec
tric cars on East Third street. The su
perior court returned a Judgment u(
$12,000. The case went to the court of
appeals and then to the supreme court.
The last move of the electric company
was to apply for a rehearing before
the supreme court en bane. This mo
tion was denied a few days ago.
OFFICERS ARE INSTALLED
POMONA, Jan. ' 20.—Pomona council.
Knights of Columbus, has Installed the
following officers: Grand knight, B. W.
Lederer; deputy grand knight, L. F.
Lucas; financial secretary, J. F. Beck
erer; treasurer, F. W. Balfour; chan
cellor, M. C. Klnnery; warden, Frank
Fleming; advocate, N. H. Wilkinson;
recording secretary, C. J. Wilkinson;
chaplain, Rev. Joseph Nunan; lecturer,
F. W. Balfour; guards, J. J. Kaufman
and P. E. Palomares; musician, W. P.
Fleming; trustees, M. C. Kennedy, H.
L. Duffy and N. D. Campbell. '
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Anyoody who would i be able to find an
address In the directory would be able ■to
find your CLASSIFIED ad.
Office 315 N. Sycamore,
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CHINESE CAPTURED AFTER
SUFFERING IN FOREST
Thirteen, Charged with Smuggling,
Believed to Have Been De
serted by Guides
SANTA ANA, Jan. 20.—Immigration
and local officers captured a band Of
thirteen Chinese at El Toro yesterday.
Those men were being smuggled Into
this country from Mexico and had
reached a hiding place in a big euca
lyptus forest when they were caught.
It is believed their, guides deserted
them, for the Chinese remained in hid
ing for several days and until one of
them went out to seek food. The men
had evidently undergone terrible suf
fering. Their feet were sore and every
man was hollow-eyed from' Starvation.
They had no blankets.
SANTA ANA MERCHANTS ELECT
SANTA ANA, Jan. CO.—At the an
nual election of the Merchants and
Manufacturers' association alst night
V. E. Blodgett was chosen president,
V. \,. Andrews vice president, H.^T.
Rutherford treasurer and N. A. I'lm
secretary. The directors are V. E.
Blodgett, N. A. Vim, F. L. Andrews,
George Kryhl, Arthur Lindsey. W. J.
Cozad William Cochems. John Me-
Fadden, H. G. Dean, A. E. White, C.
H Chapman, G. S. Thacker, Frank
Trtckey, R. W. Mead and A. B. Hend
BELT FINE DIES AT PHOENIX
SANTA ANA. Jan. 20.-Belt Fine,
formerly a resident here, died today
at Phoenix, Ariz. Fine was well known
in Santa Ana, where his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. B. Fine, and brothers,
Horace and Walter, live.
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CHEAPER AND BETTER GAS
SLOGAN OF NEW COMPANY
Merchants of Venice Receive Word of
Movement and Indorse
VENICE, Jan. 20.—"Cheaper and bet
ter gas" is the slogan of a new com
pany being organized In Venice, Ocean
Park and Santa Monica. The announce
ment that a new company is in forma
tion was made at a meeting of the
Merchants of Venice, and this body in
dorsed the project. A committee was
appointed to investigate the plans of
the proposed new company and report
at the next meeting.
According to the announcement,
pastern capital will be provided to
llnance the scheme. In addition to this
as much local capital as possible will
be procured. Dr. J. M. White, one of
the chief factors in the present move
ment, declared that the gas furnished
the people of Ocean Park at present is
"It is because we can't get good gas
that the new company is being organ
ized," he said. >
Agitation against the local gas com
pany because of the quality and price
furnished has been made periodically
for two or three years. Last year the
city board of trustees was Induced to
adopt an ordinance regulating the price
and quality of gas for Ocean Park and
providing for a city Inspector to see
that the law was enforced.
Upon obtaining promises that im
provement would be made by January
1, 1910, the law was not rigidly en
forced. Merchants and citizens openly
declare that the promises of the gas
company have not been fulfilled ani
they ask immediate action.
It was while this subject was being
discussed at the merchants' meeting)
that the advent of the new company]
was made known, although it was at
tempted to keep the fact quiet until
greater headway had been made in the
organization and capitalization of the
PORPOISES VISIT BEACHES
VENICE, Jan. 20.—An unusually large
school of porpoises was seen here to
day moving in a northerly direction
close to the beach. It Is estimated that
there were several hundred of the fish
in the school. The sight was also re
ported at several other beach towns.
While the big fish were passing fishing
hero and at other points was greatly
Interefered with, the finny tribe taking
t" the deep water to escape becoming
food for the wandering porpoises.
REDLANDS Y. M. C. A. ANNUAL
REDLANDS, Jan. 20—At a meeting
of the newly elected board of direc
tors of the Y. M. C, A. Halsey W. Al
lni was again elected president. This
will be Mr. Allen's fourth term as
president of the association. C. H.
CovelJ, superintendent of the city
schools, was elected vice president,
Hunh Montgomery recording secretary,
('. L. Hayes treasurer and M. A. Hol
labaugh general secretary.
PENALTY REDUCED BECAUSE
OF HIS WIFE AND BABE
POMONA, Jan. 20.—Yesterday after
noon, before City Recorder Lee, Glenn
lWtllams, who had entered pleas of not
guilty to two charges of having vio
lated the city liquor ordinance, changed
his plea to guilty nnd was at once
given the limit of $300 fine and ninety
d;iys In jail on each charge.
Owing to the fact that the defendant
has a young wife and babe and this is
his tlrst offense, the recorder suspend
ed the jail sentence and Jut Williams
on probation for a year. If he offends
again the Jail term will be at once en
SCHOOL CONTRACT AWARDED
POMONA, Jan. 20.—Work will soon
be commenced on the new grade school
building on North Garey avenue, the
board of education having awarded
the contract for the erection of the
structure as follows: R J. Noble, car
penter work, $15,151; Sanborn & Nu
gent, brick work, $11,200; J. W. Wil
kinson & Son, plumbing, $2982; J. D.
Golden, painting, $1100, all of Pomona,
and Machinery and Electrical com
pany of Los Angeles, heating and ven
tilating systems. The building com
plete will cost over 531,0u0.
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POLICE SEEK CAUSE
OF REALTY BOOM
J. CHARLES SANDSTROM'S
After Riding Around in Autos Look.
ing at Property He Raises
Money and Then Dis.
[Ppprlal to The Herald.]
SAN PEDRO, Jan. 20.—A real estate
boom struck Srm Pedro tliis we, k, but j
it collapsed when lha discovery was
■ that the checks of one J. Charles
Sanristrom were worthless. Warrants'
have been Issued for his arrest on five <
charges and the police are looking:
for him. >
Sandstrom struck town last Saturday:
and for several days the real estate j
dealers thought they had a live one.
He ".is charmed with San redro and
enthusiastic over the possibilities of the
harbor. He rode In their automobiles
and selected considerable property.
Exhibiting receipt- tor checks de-|
posited Ip the First National bank here
for collection on a Portland bank he
got John A. Anderson of the linn of
Anderson & Peck to indorse his check
for $25. Later he got $15 more from
him nn a check payable to F. M.
From C. A. Pierre he bought a lot
and g.ive his check for $150 on deposit
to bind the deal. Then lie forged
Pierces name to a check for $15 pay
able to Ed Larson, a tailor from whom
he secured a suit to wear while his old
one was being clenned.
Another real estate man with whom
he deposited $50 and got $5 In c:ish is
Charles E. Perham. Not content to deal
with brokers exclusively he bought a
restaurant on Front street, where he
has been eating and got $10 more "to
tide him over" until the money from
Bandstrom is described as six feet
high, weight 200 pounds, light com
plexion, smooth shaven with a small
sear on the left side of his forehead.
When last seen he wore a brown coat,
gray trousers with ereen stripes and a
Circulation, Trolleywoy. bet. Pier aye.
and Marine nt. Home 4711.
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WOMAN IS ELECTED
JANITOR OF SCHOOL
Ocean Park Trustees Finally Settle
Long Drawn Out Con.
OCEAN PARK, Jan. 20.—The contro
versy over the janltorship of Ocean
Park school was ended by the appoint
ment of Mrs. George Wright to the po
sition by the board of school trustees
last night. Mrs. Wright is the widow
of George Wright, who was janitor of
the school until his death about two
months ago. His wife had performed
the duties pertaining to the position for
several months during his Illness, but
despite this, members of the board,
who have since resigned, favored de
priving her of the position on the
ground that she was unable to perform
The difference of opinion over the ap
pointment of Mrs. Wright led to 111
feeling among the school trustees. It
was charged that petty politics was at
the bottom of the whole affair. H. C.
Rogers, secretary of the board, and
Mrs. Force Parker both resigned as
trustees this month. Mrs. Parker, ac
cording to her friends, was disgusted
with the mixing of politics with school
affairs. The place of Mrs. Parker was
filled by Mrs. Gerson Goldsmith. That
of Rogers was filled by City Attorney
Byron C. Hanna, who was chosen sec
retary at the meeting last night.
CONSTABLE PAYS FINE
FOR DISTURBING PEACE
Charles Jordan Found Guilty of Kick.
ing in Door of Saloon Because
Drink Was Refused Him
OCEAN PARK, Jan. 20.—Constable
(Jbarlei Jordan of Ballona township
paid a fine of $90 today in Recorder
Wheeler*! court. The recorder found
Jordan guilty at his trial of disturbing
the peace. The constable was chars d
with kicking in the door of a local bar
because be was refused a drink by the
proprietor. His case was bitterly
(ought by his attorney, Ellis Bashore,
legal subterfuges being taken advan
tage of to escape punishment. The fine
assessed against Jordan Is the climax
of a bitter feud that has waged be
tween the Ocean Park police and the
constable and his deputies for several
ANAHEIM SALOON SAFE
BLOWN OPEN BY BURGLARS
ANAHEIM. Jan. 20.—Burglars en
tered N. Hart's saloon during the
night and secured only $2 by blowing
open the safe. Entrance was gained
by turning the lock with a wire,
which remained in the lock when Mr.
Hart entered his place of business this
This saloon was robbed three years
ago by hold-up men, who entered
early in the evening and held up six
men, taking watches and $200 in cash.
COMPANY D INSPECTED
POMONA, Jan. 20.- 1-The annual in
spection of company D, N. G. C. was
held here this evening under the direc
tion of Col. Thnmas Wilhelm, U. S. A.,
retired. The day was taken up with
the Inspection of the company proper
ty and with the book accounts, which
were found to be in a satisfactory con
dition. Col. Wilhelm waa accompanied
by Col. D. N. Smith, Col. Schreiber of
the Seventh infantry and Capt. Heber.
JANUARY 10, 1910, comes a little early this year,
but as Los Angeles has the habit of being first in
everything it was only natural that the First Great
Aviation Meet should be held in the place where all
kinds of records are made.
The Herald smashed the record last month
WITH THE LARGEST GAIN IN ADVERTIS
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WHALE IN BATTLE WITH
PORPOISES PROVES A
Sea Mammal Is Grounded but Man
ages to Extricate Itself from
REDOXDO BEACH, Jan. 20.—Fol
lowing closely upon the visit of Paul
han In his Farman biplane yesterday
and rivaling that event In spectacular
features, a large whale created ex
cltement here for several minutes this
afternoon. Tho sea monster, pursued
by a large school of porpoises Intent
upon destroying him, came inside the
breakers at the south end of the city
and for awhile it was thought he had
permanently floundered. The whale
linally extricated himself from his pre
carious position and again put to seai
just in time to escape LUllets from the
riiles of several hunters hastening to
Trainmen employed on the cars of
the Los Angelus-Hedondo railway first
slsntcd the whale In the breakers be
low Cliffton-by-the-S»a shortly after
noon. They quickly reported the fact
to City Marshal Lee Stanchfleld and
others, who hastily procured guns of
large caliber and started for the beach
to dispatch the apparently helpless fish.
The spectacle of the city marshal in
his official capacity engaged in a
whale hunt is considered an entirely
new incident in the history Of Redondo
Beach, or probably of any other South
ern California port. Accompanying
Stanchfield were O. P. Hrady, a local
druggist, and Jack Funk. An effort
was made to get harpoons to equip
the hunters properly, but none could
be found In the few moments at the
disposal of the marshal.
The flight and grounding of the
whale was witnessed by many per
sons at a distance through field,
glasses, but those fortunate to be noaT
at hand declare they were entertained
for the space of ten minutes with a
most thrilling sight.
A great commotion was first ob
served In the water several hundred
feet from shore. The surface of the
water appeared to be disturbed by a
miniature tempest, being stirred into
foarr and spray. Finally numerous
porpoises were seen jumping out of
the water and then came the spout
ing of the whale, headed directly for
the breakers. It was evident that the
monster was unfamiliar with these
waters, as he landed practically high
and dry on the beach. The porpoises
remained outside the breakers, dart
ing to and fro In search of their
prey, finally moving off to the north.
According to those who viewed the
exciting Incident, the whale was at
least twenty-five feet in length.
CARLOADS OF CELERY
BEING SHIPPED DAILY
£amage from Flood Not as Great as
Was Thought at
SMEI/TZER, Jan. 20.—Celery Is going
out fast from all shipping points in
Orange county. Eleven cars are being
sent out from Wintersburg daily, and
from Orange county twenty-live car
loads of thep roduct Is shipped out
Reports are to the effect that dam
age done to the crop during the re
cent flood was less than at first
thought. An estimate made at Win
tersburg is that the association lost.
Prices are gradually going up.
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"Are you growing In grace?" asked
"Oh, yes," replied the fashionable
girl: "I'm getting much thinner." —
y < 1 nkprs Statesman.
B M WITT. NOTARY PUBLIC. pension
papers, deed.i, collections and wills nego
tiated Room 4. 24414 S. Broadway
EXPENSE AND ATTORNEY FEE CUT ONE
half. No patent, no pay. WELLS, 345 P. E.
DEVELOPINQ FREE, VELOX PRINTS lo
up each. R. B. KELSO, 464. B. Sprlnc, r. 1
RELIABLE DRESSMAKER WILL SEW 111
the day In a few select homes, W. 1917. '
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LOS ANQELES. Jan. 20. l»10.
TimeJßarom.[Ther.|Hum.| Wind |Vlc.|Weather
,1 11 ni I 30.22 54 I 2S INE "I 9 | Clear!
Oji.m.l 30.23 63 I 22 | NW| 6 | Cloudy."
Maximum temperature 72.
Minimum temperature 48.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20.—The follow
ing mnxlmum and minimum temperatures
are reported from eastern stations for the
previous day; Chicago, 40-38; New York,
40-30; Omaha, 40-38.
Los Angeles and vicinity—Cloudy Friday;
moderate north wind.
San Francisco and vicinity—Rain Friday;
warmer; brisk southerly winds.
Santa Clara valley—Rain Friday; warm
er: brisk south wind.
Sacramento valley—Rain; warmer Friday;
brisk snuth wind.
San Jo&quln valley—Cloudy Friday; light
, " BIRTHS """ mmmmammm
RTCHEY — George D. and Katherlne
Rlchey, 3705 South Hope; twins.
TURIJTETTOTereso Turinetto, age 1 year,
native of Michigan, 630 C«sa Nova street;
HAWTHORNE —Andrew Hawthorne, 84
years, native of Maine. 911 E. Fifty-first
street; locomotor ataxia.
CI.OSHEY — J. Closhey, 15 years, na
tive of California, 125 South Slchel street;
SATLES —Clara A. Sayles, 70 years, native
of New York, 103 East Fifty-third street;
NORCUTT—w. C. Norcutt died January 11.
Will be burled January 21 at 10 a. m. In
Evergreen cemetery. 1-20-2
Two miles outside the city limits on th« Lot
Angeles and Redondo Ry. ; 200 acres of per
fect land with Improvements outclassing
any cemetery on the coast.
207 S. Broadway. Room 202. Phones F3303,
Main 4569. Supt. 'phone. A 9593. 4-l-12ma
The Los Angeles Cemetery Association.
Boyle Heights near city limits. Operated un
der perpetual charter from Los Angeles city.
Modern chapel and crematory.
Office. 839 Bradbury building.
Phones —Main 652 1 A 5468.
Cemetery Homo D 1083; Boyle 9.
An endowed Memorial Park noted for Its nat
ural beauty; endowment fund for perpetual
care, over 1250,000; modern receiving vault,
chapel, crematory and columbarium; acces
sible; City office, SUITE 302-306 EXCHANQH
BLDG., N. E. corner Third and Hill sts.
Phones, Main 909; A36:"V Cemetery office, 1831
W. Washington St.; phones 72868; West 80.
CHurlstian Science Services
Second Church of Christ, Scientist
at the church edifice. West Adams street,
near Hoover. Services Sunday 11 a. m. and
8 p. m.; sermon from the Christian Science.
Quarterly. Subject; "Truth." Sunday school
11 a. m. ; Wednesday evening meeting 8
o'clock. Reading rooms, 704 Herman W.
Hollinan Bldg.. Spring and Fourth streets,
open dally, Sundays excepted, from 9 a. m.
to 9 p. m. • 1-17-7
NOTICE TO CHURCHES—COPY FOR ALL
church notices for the Saturday and Bun
day morning issues is requested to be
turned In at The Herald office by Friday
noon. If possible. This will assure proper
classification and publication. 2-U-tf
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fciTKAUSE. Established 21 years. American
and foreign patents secured and trademark*
registered. 639 Citizens Bank bldg. Home
AI4U2; Main 2522. PATENT BOOK FREE.
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PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS. ALL COUN
trles. A. H. LIDDERS, patent lawyer and
solicitor, 612 Trust bldg., cor. 2d and Spring.
ASSAYING .__ ', >* : ,
MORGAN ft CO., 227 .South Main. Main
1«17. Assayem, smelters and refiners.
JOHN HERMAN, *5?% 8. Main. Not ••tta
. faction, but accuracy guaranteed. l---2-tc
FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS—
Snaps: High pitch clairnet. »10 to *20;
Boehm flute. Best musical Instrument re
pairing In the west. BAXTER-NOKTHUP
CO. «2iS Broadway F2295. 12-82-»m»
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS
602 Merchants Trust Building, corner Sec
ond and Broadway. Phone Main 8287. I
make lowest bids on all classes of bulld
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