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>^i\ Feather Boas at Half I J^ik >-^y Oriental Art Goods a^s.
> /(P^,\ . " „ . ;',/; U ' v /., , ißp^fW// \ Several dozen quaint, artistic vases, / ■^J^^Ourentirecollectioirof feathery (black- ' ¥^J?// 1 brass and bronze fern dishes, lac-^^^^^. /2W^*y^° nly GXCePted) y aranCe at JUSt ' 1 q^red trays and post card albums,^%^W \Bv# half their early. S S°n prices. «v TC ■;, .. ■../$$ 111/ 1 Chinese shoes and pipes, tabourettes, etc. A r\ , , $7.50 feather collars at $3.75 . /lfei%|f Articles heretorore priced up t0 $5 f or $2.50 . \Jr Z^r, x v ii v <ttc /■U'f]WP\ X^lfi j Articles heretofore priced up to $5 for $2.50 V^ . 10 feather collars and boas $5 J§\F\ k lEf^j Articles heretofore priced up to $12.50 for $5. Articles $15 boas $7.50; $25 boas at $12.50 \M^\x^\wM!smi i heretofore priced up to $17.50 for $7.50. Articles heretofore And so on up to the most luxurious creations, regularly priced $175, priced up to $25 for $10. for $87.50. (Main Floor-Left Aisle) ■ - /Jli M ' ' ' <s"""* m°°" ' ■ Women'ss3stOsBsSuitSs2s l^HH^ I Women's 50c Stockings 3 !*•s 1 Sixty faultlessly tailored suits, all correct in cut, cloth JBr^g^m^Sk % Women's black gauze cotton and gauze lisle stockings and color, to be sold tomorrow at $25; heretofore priced S^^«lffl«^ | I with hi § h s P llced heels ' S arter tops and reinforced seams $35 to $85. Some of rich broadcloth, some of smart ■' to be Sold tomorrow at three pairs for a dollar; regularly mannish worsteds; others of fancy serges, wide wale ifeS^ Oc a pair diagonals, etc. &j/(/M^^^^^^^^^^m Women's mercerized lisle and gauze cotton and gauze Black, grays and every fashionable shade. -^M^^^^^^^^^m^^^r lisle kings of the 35c grade on sale tomorrow at 25c. Drapery Stuffs Decisively Reduced Generous Reductions on Good Bedding Your rooms can be greatly beautified at surprisingly little Even if y° u wait until midsummer you won't find any cost if you take advantage of -these clearance sale offerings: f* G&*mS^ better values than these, if as good. - $5 Arabian Irish Point lace curtains in 27-inch corduroys and mission velours ' Eleven-quarter blankets of white wool— / standard size silk comforts, filled with fine ,^;cinn-lv -iHmrtiVp ilpsitrns ?X -md in hrown and red for side drapes, pillow olther ai 1 wool or with 10 per cent cotton to J quality down and covered with best grade l"S; Sr^d VldthTnow^O f I tops™ fuLtue covering recced ( AA - *? C/\ I, / , f . *„ ««» va, UM £SS^£& p-. m ;! from and $1.25 to 50c a yard. ; *5.0U tO $ I .DU ";; wSfi^f^^|^' | , stanaard Bize comforters of lamb , wool 30-inch drapery silks in tans, reds, ,„ . , tnnp V suitable for couch p raids in i..nk. biuo or tan, or white^w th pnk rarded one t and coverpd wlth d g reen and mu'lbe^ry shades, cut from $1 J^ C%Xe7'and upholsfery pur- Clll^ T%*Hl~*^ 4>» 2£J2S SSSTS.'S? JSLTME —• *« Priced at &« - to 50omch ydikii Repps in blue tan and' noses CUt from $2 to $1 a yard. , 3UK' &^fr*¥ II C»rtT^ ing-now »6 a pair. Lambs', wool bats carded in one sheet and i =m-inrh Shikii ReDOS in blue tan cur- '33 and 36-inch cretonnes in almost no \J\mT%> m '%> «#«\/V^%Ji 1»W I Extra fine white wool blankets eleven-quar- covered with cheesecloth, size 6x7 feet, weight red^abl. for anTside cur- 33 and 36-inch .cretonnes in almost no ~ --„.^\ J^iK^h"l^^?"^w? 2 P°U"ds f°r ?3; weight 3 P°unds f°r " tains —SI 50 a yard; regularly $2. , end of designs and colorings, suitable for jffira f^k if^QK w^ to $1 " '' pair i \ Bed P' llo"'s (il|l(1 with i' ure feathers—no 50-inch reversible Armure Repps in , side drapes, bed sets, etc., 15c a yard; -■■ W fj t ' nnTuo^V^r "'"^ wllh Germa" L^odotf -1^ A " red and green, cut from $1.25 to $1 yard, j regularly 25c. *J| iS 5> : Art Goods Enticingly Priced *P * Domestic Rag's Priced Unmatchably Low T,, is j,,, Mry q™« Win. «« I Pi cn g ,or p«op,« ||| |*. Two hundred^ Z" row^llgt |S^^SBMS "'"""" '°;VC' „,„ c „* lookout for really artistic home lurmsinngs. . ' « Qt: MnsHv a flpta«s vet therp is a ' . ,'■, ■ --' , « „ • * n«f ur.r.rfs centerpieces ( Japanese satin wood scarfs and squares, $AW. IVIOSUJ lanetaS, jet tnerC IS a Qn n at $3? 50> r Some odds and en( , of wool rugSj su , t . an?a^iiow™^imjortod S^^Sw^S i hand-plaited and hand-painted, 50c instead of It splendid assortment Of messalmes and $42.50 and $49.00. ■ \ able for bedrooms and dining rooms, to ■: with orayona, the new veeta.e fiber silk. ; 'jft^Jpgg*]^ ''"T """^ Jersey tOS. >,., 9x12 ft. Roxbury Tapestry rugs-just be closed out at these reductions; 6x9 And all scarfs, centerpieces and pillows , » p ropor tionate reductions on all of our Italian Black and dozens OI Stylish shades. as serviceable as Body Brussels—sped- feet, $7, instead of $9;-9xlo feet, $10, , wfth PGray°o nna m atrJust $$&? 10"161^ ■ marble statues and pedestals. ,We have NEVER been able to oflFer ■ ally priced at $22.50. ;'. ■ .-instead of $12.50 ; 9x12 feet, - : $12.00, in : : " - "■' ■ '~ included are such pieces as Michael Angelo s , , ,-\ . • '" • '" stead of £18 00 All in absolutely fast ",' Substantial reductions on the entire line of ' Moses, The Rape of the Sablnes, Pompeiian better Values at that priCC Same kind in the next smaller Size— < , hI(- aa, OI *">.uu. ,->n^^5 omreiy!,»«,;_ French bronze statues and lamps-» 1.90 to $132, 1 Cnurtship, Minerva, Flying Psyche of Naples, o^^-^^ ■', ' . v 10' —at $20 00. -. 5 colorings. ,-. ■- (Th^rd lOOr.) | insteiid of $2.50 to $175. etc. $2.75 to $187.50, instead of $3.50 to $250. (Main Floor—Rear.) c. 4 XIU 2 11. ay y-v.vv. J LOS ANGELES PROTESTS AGAINST MEAT TRUST (Continued from Put One> ul scandals have come to light involv ing iilthy conditions and alleged whole sale violations of the pure food laws, the beef trust is believed to be without a legal leg to stand on. Reports from Washington today In dicate that the voice of the American people, who, in the last forty-eight hours, have arisen en masse to pro test against the exorbitant "get-rich quick" prices of meat and edibles, has in this one instance at least penetrated to the furthermost resources of the government, and that the no-uncertain significance of its echo has brought trepidation to the hearts or those fed oral allies of the trusts who, so long have winked at the robbery of con sumers and the arrogance of the "great interests" which corner and control the necessities Of life. Traced to Tariff Laws Prominent men in Chicago say that While the government is compelled by public protest to investigate the beef trust, the trouble has oome at the worst possible time, for there are thou sands who will trace the high price of living to no other cause than the new AUirich-Taft-Cannon .tariff law, and inasmuch as this tariff law, outrageous as it is declared by party leaders to be has caused an ominous breach in the Republican party and alienated it from some of its best leaders, many predict It will lead to the quick un doing of the Aldrich combine and their trust-fostering legislation. .U any rate, the recent actions of the beet and other trusts show Roosevelt's warnings to have been correct, and prove that If such combinations are ,i (lowed to reign unbridled the masses of the American people will Indeed soon be "stripped, spanked and spat upon" without recourse to law. And any confirmation of Roosevelt's principles |g a slap at the present Republican administration, which so far has cone directly contrary to the policies laid down by Taffs predecessor, sanctioned by llie people. In the memory of Chicagoans there ha» In the past been but one notable effort directed by the government ttjrainst the beef trust, when, last year. United States District Attorney Sims conducted an investigation into Charges of rebating made against Mor ris & Company. At that time officials of tlie Northern Pacific company iVere interrogated, but nothing was ever done and the public by this umo liaa a,most forgotten the incident. Today however, as a result of public , laiuor, 'Mr. Sims deemed it necessary 1o "set busy," and announced he was ■making preparations to present the result "V Ms investigation made last was also- admitted by federal of ficers here today that the investiga tion of a v,,ar ago "revealed conditions for an independent investigation which NOW is about to be made. Sims to Investigate Besides making known for the first time "the results of the Investigation l:,si year" Mr. Sims said today he was ■•planning an Investigation of the lead ing meat packers, to beyta next week. when a new federal grand jury will r°Ali e of this indicates that the nation wide protest has :ia.! I decided and KU dd, and that the I f trust ..ing a predicament Retail meat men In Chicago, however, have littio confidence In the federal investigation, and have no hesitancy In saying that they expect either a "whitewash" or a Standard OH brand of penalty which will entail a series of staggering fines, later to bo refunded when the trust takes its case into the higher courts and the trust's legal loopholes are brought to use. The result of the former investigation here centered on alleged methods em ployed by Morris & Co., and at that time some of the. officials of the Na tional Pacific company were ques tioned before the grand Jury. It is admitted by the federal officers that the alleged rebate investigation disclosed grounds for the independent Investigation which is now about to be made. Without disclosing the" exact nature of the acts questioned by the govern ment, It is authoritatively declared that there are three methods of attack which may be made against the packers. . - These are: Criminal prosecution for violation of the anti-trust law, civil action for the dissolution of the Na tional Packing company and contempt proceedings for alleged violation of Judge Grosscup's injunction restrain ing them from fixing prices in re straint of trade. •7— Criminal Prosecution It Is expected the criminal prosecu tion will be taken up first. While the movement to combat the high price of food continued its spread today, there is little indication of a de crease in the price of meat. Milwaukee, which reported a big de crease in prices quoted by the butchers yesterday, today showed a general re duction in many places. None of the other cities reported any reduction, however. The most notable acquisition to the ranks of the anti-meat cause' came from Louisville, where twenty-one lodges of a fraternal organization adopted resolutions that all members refrain from eating meat more than once a day during February. The Women's Trade Union, league and the Building Trades council of St. Louis announced today that they would take action against the high price of meat next week. I Indianapolis, St. Paul and Toledo re ported that attempts to launch a cru sade against prevailing high prices in those cities had failed. . From St. Paul came the report that Labor, Commissioner McKwen had de clared the inhabitants of Minnesota were too prosperous to feel the effects of the high prices.. Apropos of the movement, the Orange Judd ■ Farmer says 1909 was the most prosperous year ever known in the livestock industry, according to the annual census review of farm stocks. "The total value on all classes of livestock in the country on January 1, 1910, was $4,880,068,000," says that paper. "The Increase during 1909 was the greatest ever recorded in twelve months, amounting to $560,000,000. "There is an Increase In the numbers of all classes of animals except beef cattle and hogs, showing an increase in numbers and a heavy advance In aver age values per head at the same time. Cattle, other. than milch cows, total 780,000 head, ■ worth v on :an ! average $20(78, each. The. number of sheep is Increasing rapidly and now stands 54, --720,000, worth $4.07 each. 'Hogs showed LOS ANGELES HERALD: SINDAY MORNING. JANUARY 23» 1910. a marked decrease in numbers, reach ing only 44,996,000, but the price per head, $9.15, is the highest on record. "With the exception of beef cattle, every class o*animals showed the high est average price ever recorded." W. P. Apmadoc, a state senator of Illinois, announced today that he would move for a legislative inquiry into the subject. Probe High Prices "At the reopening of the session Tuesday," said Mr. Apmadoc, "I will introduce a resolution providing that a committee be appointed to investigate the cause of the. high prices for food stuffs." Organized labor of Chicago joined actively yesterday In the war on high prices of meat and other commodities. The Chicago Federation of Labor several weeks ago decided to take up cudgels against high prices of meats, and the appointment of a committee was authorized to investigate. President John Fttzpatrick yesterday announced the personnel of the* "high cost of living" committee. The first committee meeting will be held next Wednesday to outline the scope of the investigation and to divide the work among various mem bers. At the suggestion of Professor Hoxie, secretaries of all affiliated unions will make investigations among the membership touching the cost of living two, five and ten years ago, as compared with the present cost. The purchasing power of $1 today, as compared with Its purchasing power two, five and ten years ago, will be used as a basis. Not only meat, but all articles of food, will be included in the Inquiry. It is likely that the committee , will delve into a comparison of rent figures and the cost of clothing. Government reports also will be studied, with a view of arriving- at a. scientific conclusion. It is likely that the committee will ask experts in various lines of trade to give informa tion on the subject. NATIONAL PACKING CO. BLAMED FOR EXCESSIVE COST OF FRESH MEATS WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.—Officials of the department of justice believe the operations of the National Packing company of Chicago, which is con trolled by three of the leading pack ing houses there, exert a dominating influence on the price of fresh meat throughout the United States, and have a direct bearing on the price of cattle on the hoof. The department feels warranted, therefore, in the effort to punish per sons responsible for such a state of af fairs, and to dissolve any combina tions in restraint of trade. While the permanent federal injunc tions issued some years ago restrain ing seven packing establishment! from combining to control prices are still operative, the move about to be made is believed necessary to establish con trol of the situation. "Undoubtedly if the farms were raising more- meat the price would be reduced," said Secretary Wilson of the agricultural department today in com menting upon the widespread boycott against meat products, ■There are not enough people on the farms raising food and too many pe.o ple are going to the towns to be fed. "Three quarters of a million people," satd Secretary Wilson, "are coming to ill- United States annually from abroad. They do not go to the farms, Where they might help raise food for the nation. Farmers cannot get help. Tlie foreigners go to the cities, and tiny have to be fed. The cities pro- duce nothing to eat, although they do produce something- to drink." "Have you any plan for Inducing people to go to the farms where they may help to raise food?" the secretary was asked. '-.Jim Hill says they will go there when they get hungry," said the secre tary after shaking his head in reply to the question. FIGHT FOR CHEAPER MEAT GETS WARM IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, Jan. 22.—The fight for cheaper meat waxed hotter in New York today. Pledges to abstain from meat eating for thirty days or more were extensively circulated and signed, and indications were that the local movement will reach impressive pro portions. Formal action by many organized bodies is expected to follow the general trend among families to cut down their meat consumption—a movement said already to have reduced sales at the retail shops 50 per cent. Women are taking the lead in the local agitation. Today arrangements were being made for a great mass meeting of women in Union square at noon next Tuesday to protest against the high prices of foodstuffs and con sider "meat abstention pledges.' The National Progressive Woman Suffrage union is arranging for (he demonstration. MANAGER OF MEAT CONCERN FINED FOR VIOLATING LAW SACRAMENTO, Jan. 22.— The ajppel |Ate court of the Third district today rendered a decision upholding the Car< - wright anti-trust law and confirming the decision of the superior court of Sacramento county, which convicted J. (I'Keefe, manager of the Western Aleat company ( of violating the law and lined him $500. O'Keefe will have to pay the line. The trial of O'Keefe was bitterly fought in the superior court here. It is prosecuted by District Attorfiey] Wachhorst and was the First case tried under thu Cartwrlght law, It was shown at the trial that the We Meat company sold meat to butchers of the local meat trust at a lower price than to independent hutch' 1]:-. The opinion was written by Justice Hart, and the lqwer court is upheld on every point. SHANTY GOAT BEING SERVED ON TABLES AS MUTTON CHOP EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Jan. 22.—Aid..1 and abetted by waring meat prices, the .shanty goat has broken Into the realm of table delicacies and is making his appearance on many tables in the disguise of lamb chops. Hundreds of goats are being slaugh tered daily in the stockyards here. The majority of them are called An goras and hail from Texas, but many an enterprising farmer is taking ad vantage of the situation by disposing of the children's pet, commonly known as a "trail-splitter goat." The butchers say objections to goat chops ure purely psychologies). GREATER PITTSBURG TOILERS JOIN ANTI-MEAT CRUSADERS PITTBBURG, Jan. 22.- The employes yen oT I'ittsbure's largest indus tries todaj enrolled themselves as anti meat crusaders. One hundred and twenty-five thousand men in Allegh county have pledged themselves to nn from meat, Five per cen( of this number are said to lie unmarried. I This represents, roughly estimated, | 600,000 people who have entered the fight against high priced foodstuffs. Neither meat nor vegetable prices have \i i been affected. 100,000 PERSONS IN KANSAS CITY TO DENY MEAT EATING KANSAS CITY, Jan. 22.—There seems little doubt that. 100,000 persons here will have enlisted in the anti meat movement by the end "I' the next week. Many local societies not affil iated with organised labor and scores of individual families have joined the movement, and tomorrow the Indus trial Trades council, with 25,000 mem bers, will meet to take action on the matter. In some restaurants many patrons are refraining from ordering meat since the crusade began. Asked today If the boycott had af tected tiie market. Charles H. Hodge, local manager of the Armour Packing company, said: "Not to my knowledge. I know nothing of this matter except what I" have read in the press dispatches. "Of course, the crusade will have an effect on prices if it continues to spread." SPOKANE'S CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL TO TAKE ACTION SPOKANE, Wash., J;m. 23.— 1t Is proposed to bring the anti-meal move ment before Spokane's central labor council next Monday evening tor Of- Qcial action, it in predicted that prac tically ail thu sectional labor unions will take individual action. Thej ap pear ready to declare their Impor tance of the butchers. The Restaurant Keepers' association Is also considering the price problem, one of the proposals being- that all the cafes shall strike certain kinds of meal from their bills of ran- for a week at a time as an object lesson to the dealers. MEATLESS MENUS SERVED PITTSBURG, Jan. 88. —Meatlew menus at several hotels and restau rants, workmen signing pledges by hundreds to abstain from eating meat and a drop of - rents a pound in the price of pork and veal i-; the result of the great in-..test against the high cost i living and tilt meat boycott ia I'Uts tonight. 15,000 G. W.'S ESCHEW MEAT BALTIMORE, Jan, 22. Cinder the spell of Yiddish orators. 15,mi1l garment ' worker-; here of DOi h lexe have pledged themselves to abstain from eai i neat until prices have been re duced "to living basis.' Different labor unions affiliated with the Federation of Labor have voiced officially their ap proval or the movement. W. O. W. ABANDONS MEAT UiriSVU.I.K. X.v.. .lan. -Meat is getting to" I'inli for the membi i the twenty-one lodges of the Woodmen Of the World in Louisville, and last night a resolution agreeing to refrain from eating meat tor more than once a day lor one month, beginning Feb ruary l. «as adopted. VEGETARIANS INCREASE EUBADXNO, >'•'■ ■'■'"• X.—Farmers Mid dealers today reported an increased sale of vegetables in consequence of the meal boyeotl established by working „„>„. xh ilnation to eat less 1,,,.,,, i s ipreadiDg I'l OUghoui this sec tion of Pennsylvania. FORM BOYCOTT CLUB ' 1 BOSTON, Jan. J2.- The anti-meat war promises to be waged with as much vigor in Boston and New Eng land as elsewhere. Already in this city a "meat boycott club" has been formed, composed chiefly of lawyers and busi ness men. Plans for a mass meeting to he held next week have been outlined. At a meeting of stationary engineers last night 1000 men voted to "abstain from meat for sixty days." LABOR PLANS BOYCOTT BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 22.— Action looking toward a meat boycott will be discussed by labor unions here tomorrow. The retail price of all meats was advanced 2 cents per pound here today. Butchers report heavy buying today by those who anticipate being forced Into the boycott. TO ABSTAIN FROM MEAT SEATTLE, Jan. 22.—Labor leaders said tonight that all the unions that meet tomorrow will discuss the high prices of meat and probably will adopt resolutions advising abstention from eating it until prices are reduced. BRICKMAKERS ASK FOR WAGE INCREASE Various Union Workers in Three Cities Declare Scale Must Be Raissd or Strike May Be Ordered CHICAGO, Jan. 22. —Three thousand Conk county hi kkmakers yesterday gave notice t" tin 1 manufacturer* that thej Intend to insist on a wage increase of 15 per cent on the expiration of their pics, nt agreement. It is said that any effort to increase wages will be resisted by tiic manufacturers, and union offi i mis expect a clash on the 1 expiration of their agreement. Tin: leaders of the dissatisfied em ployes or tin- Philadelphiii Rapid Tran sit company have appealed to Governor Stuart to exercise his intlence to bring ;ibouL a settlement of their differences. The railroads having terminals in Seattle state that the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound, and Oregon & Wash ington railways will within two weeks be under contract with the Brotherhood ■ r Railway Trainmen to handle all switching business on the Seattle ter minal. The Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen has been notified that a s far as possible the old positions are open to brotherhood men. Robert Mclntyre, \ ice president and chief organizer of the brotherhood, is in this section and will appear in Seattle in February, when contracts with the brotherhood will be signed. Provision will be made in the brotherhood ranks for all switch men now on the engines of the Hill lines here. INCORPORATIONS The following articles of incorpora tiun ivero tiled in the OOUnty clerk's office yesterday: Bgpee Social club — Directors: Charles H. Meyers, 3. B. BlanehfteJd. ge I!. Kalian. Juvenile bnprovement Association of Xjom Angeles County—Directors: Thomas J. Conaty, Curtis i>. Wilbur ECrnest J. Ltckley, Anna 1). Ban— baugh, Kwlyii Stoddart. Bnterprise Investment company, capital 130,900 ■ : Oeorgi Martnlon, Crad 83. Pierce, Thomas M. Bridges, Richard B. Simpson, Herbert R. Wcrry. ' STEAMER FACES ENORMOUS FINE VESSEL PROHIBITED FROM LANDING PASSENGERS DUE TO ARRIVE AT PORT OF HONOLULU TODAY Law Prescribes Foreign Craft Shall Not Transport Persons Between Places in United States Under $200 Penalty [Associated Press] HONOLULU, Jan. 22.—With a fine of $200 tor each passenger landed here confronting the vessel as a penalty for violating the coastwise shipping laws, which forbid a foreign ship to carry passengers from one American port to another, the Hamburg - American steamship Cleveland, with 660 around the-world tourists from New York, ia due to arrive at Honolulu tomorrow. The treasury department cabled to Col lector of Port Stackable today to en foroe the coastwise regulations on the steamer's arrival, ordering that no ex ception be made In this case. While the fine of $200, it is understood here, will only apply to ten or twelve of the tourists who expect to remain in Honolulu, this penalty will apply to all passengers on the arrival of the steam ship .-it Ban Francisco, whence the tour ists expect to return to New York by rail. The Cleveland is under foreign regis trr, :iml sailed from New York Octo ber 16. If the Cleveland does not wish to in > in i penalty under the coastwise laws of $20(i for each passenger aboard she will go to Vancouver, B. C instead of terminating the voyage at San Fran cisco. SHIP BATTLES WITH STORM FOR 9 DAYS Crew Goes Without Sleep Since Janu ary 13, When Their Hardships Began—Eleven Feet of Water in the Hold STATTLE, Wash., Jan. 22.— The ship William H. Smith reached a safe port last night, after more than a Wi battle with the storms off the Wash ington coast, anil is anchored in Elliott bay, with ('apt. Thomas Murray and his crew having the first peaci ful sleep they have had lines January 13. Most of the men have not had their clothes Oft Since that day, and the un lucky "13th" has only received another corroborative incident, according the belief of the sailors. gales wore the v ever experienced," said Captain Mur ray last night. "It was blowing so furiously we could not stand up anainsl it, and even from a .shelter we could n the force of ihe wind against the eyeballs was so i_ caused such pain we could not. keep our eyes open. 3