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VAUDEVILLE MEN IN CONFERENCE THEATRICAL MAGNATES HOLD SECRET MEETING HERE WESTERNERS RECOGNIZED BY EASTERN RIVALS Peace or War Among Variety Thea. ters Throughout Country Rests ' with Orpheum Managers and John W. Considine Whether there will lie vrar between the vaudeville interests of the west, comprising the vaudeville theaters and territory controlled by the Orphe.um circuit and the Sullivan & Considine houses, under the direction of MaVtin Beck and John W. Considine, respec tively, and the eastern vaudeville in terests, practically controlled by Keith & Proctor, Percy V. Williams and AVilliam Morris, for the vaudeville supremacy of the country, or whether there will be a mammoth combination formed which •will practically m the vaudeville situation in America and put a stop to any plash between these variousinterest.s" which have been bo frequent, probably will be decided on right here in Los Angeles. Martin Beck, general manager of the Orpheum circuit, and M. Meyerfleld, jr., slipped quietly into town yeaterday afternoon and immediately went into conference ■with John W. Considine. who arrived In Los Angeles Saturday. This con ference follows the one between these prominent vaudeville magnates held In San Francisco last week, and which was attended by the independent man ager, William Morris. The conference held yesterday be tween the heads of the western vau deville interests will unquestionably settle the question as to whether they will throw down the gauntlet and fight the eastern interests, or form a com bination, and will determine their at titude before the general conference of the vaudeville magnates of America which is scheduled to take place in New York to settle this important ques tion. Rapidly and surely these two ■western men. Beck and Considine, have perfected strong and powerful vaude- | ville organizations in the west and i practically and thoroughly covered every bit of territory, while at the same time they have been moving east until It is now only a question of a little time before both circuits could have a chain of theaters reaching from coast to coast and touching every im portant city in the United States. This ■would give them control of the situa tion in many ways and also the con trol of the best acts in vaudeville, be cause of the reason of the long con tracts and almost unlimited time they could offer the performer. Eastern Magnates Alarmed This attitude on the part of the •western magnates has no doubt alarmed the eastern vaudeville inter- I ests, and as a result this general con- ! ference has been called to decide whether or not there will bo war be tween the eastern and western inter ests, whether there will be a gigantic combination formed that will settle this important question for many years to come, or, perhaps, whether there will result a war between the factions, each now having good eastern and western connections. This important question undoubtedly rests very much with the western interests, and should the result be war there is every evi dence that William Morris, the inde pendent, who already controls several big vaudeville theaters in the east, would swing all the power he controls to Beck and Considine. The present situation also shows a new man, heretofore hardly considered by the bigger vaudeville Interests, playing a very important part in the situation, and who had not been brought into these conferences, and who, it was thought, did not figure ! very materially in the larger comhina- I tion. Time and again these comhina- ' tions have been attempted, but never Mettled, because the attitude of John W. Considine, who evidently holds the missing link in the chain, could not be determined. There is every likelihood, however, that Beck and Considine will hang very closely together and that the question of vaudeville supremacy in the past or practically the entire coun try rests very materially with the re sult of the conference held in Los An peles yesterday afternoon between Martin Beck, John W. Considino and W. Meyerfield, Jr. MAY SELL STOCK OF PORTER ESTATE TEMPORARY RESTRAINING OR DER IS MODIFIED JWother Sued by Son for Accounting Testifies Pproperties of Late Land Baron Are Heavily Encumbered After a hearing of the injunction suit of the Los Angeles Trust and Sav ings bank, as guardian for 12-;, old B. F. Porter, Jr., to restrain his mother, Mrs. Fred L. Boruff. and her husband from disposing of 1200,000 worth of stock of the Mission Land and Water company, Judge Conrey of the superior court yesterday moditied the temporary restraining order granted on January 5 in order that the stock may be sold and the money applied on the indebtedness of the estate, which is known as the George K. Porter eoni . other provision! of the tempo rary restraining order will remain In tact until the suit comes up lor final disposition. Mrs. iioruff in an affidavit stated it ■was necessary to sell the Mission i pan y Porter's death that his ra In ■uch a condition that $50,u00 had to be borrowed to settle claims. She Btated the Security Savings bank bad ■in ii to her late husband H30.000 and that $120,000 of this was (till due. Other del Ided, would amount to $50,000. In mailing the order modi fying the Injunction fudgi Conrey said the money obtained from the stock sales must be applied on this indebt edness. Mrs. Boruff places the value of the (c at $450,000. It consists of 1700 acres In tho San Fernando valley, highly Improved. Live In VENICE VILLAS and BUNGA- KiOWt*. Completely furnished. Hent reason i able.-Adv. ';j tIjMMMMfIMMi • ■•- . POLY STUDENTS PRESENT "A RUSSIAN HONEYMOON" Senior A Class Honors B's with Com. edy.Drama, Followed by Dance in Gymnasium "A Russian Honeymoon," a comedy drama in three acts, the aeene of which is laid in Russia in the year XB6O, was presented last night by membera oi the senior a class ot: Polytechnic I school at an entertainment In the aud itorium of the school In honor of the senior B class. The entertainment was given under the auaplcea of the hoard of control of the school and was di rected by Miss Louise B. Dlckaon. A musical program was rendered by the school orchestra. After the program, dancing was enjoyed in the gymnasium of the school. The cast of characters in the "Rus sian Honeymoon" was: Alexis Petro vitch, Roy Bryant: Poleska. Helen Beck; Baroness Vladimir. Jeannette Niederer; Ivan. William Pole: Miche line, Gladys Van Buskirk; KoulikofC letrovltch, Raymond Taylor, and Ofilp, Ward Xash. The committee in charge of the en- tertainment was Ward Nash, chairman; Walter Oilman, John Porter and Wil lard Chamberlain, TRIBUTE PAID TO MEMORY OF BURNS CLAN CAMERON OBSERVES POET'S BIRTHDAY In Eloquent Address Chief Meiklejohn Eulogizes Him as Singer of Human Na. ture At Blanchard hall last evening a large assemblage of members of Clan Cameron and their friends celebrated the 151 st anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. Chief M. C. Meiklejohn delivered an eloquent address, in which he referred to the world-wide nature of the Burns commemorations. Mr. Meiklejohn spoke of the embar rassing and hindering environment which had been overcome by Burns. There had been a great deal of talk about Burns' "Infirmity," or his "be setting sin." But Mr. Meiklejohn con fessed he had an admiration for a strong man with a besetting infirmity, or even two or three. "I have met a few men whom I knew to be exceptions to the general rule," he continued, "without guile, without folly and with out sin! I never knew such a man with whom I wanted to travel or to become particularly Intimate." Mr. Meiklejohn referred to Burns as the singer of the human heart, and said that was why his poetry appealed to all human hearts, In all climes and at all times. Songs Sung Everywhere Everywhere his songs are sung. Everywhere they have cheered, en couraged, i—lped and consoled man kind, and especially have they been helpful to men who have had to toil for their daily bread. All Burns' faults are obliterated by his Intense humanity: and his understanding of every phase of human nature made him the truest poet of humanity and singer of human nature the world has ever known. A conspicuously good feature of the entertainment was the singing of the Clan Cameron Choral club., under the leadership of W. W. Kirk. The program was as follows: Scotch airs. Clan Vameron orchestra; bagpipe selection, Clansman A. A. Blac' ; song, "There Was a Lad Was Born in Kyle," Mrs. James Tait; chor us, "Ye Banks and Braes," Clan Cam eron Choral club; Scotch dance. High land fling, Miss Carson; song, "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose," Miss Nora Harriet McPherson; violin solo, "A Nicht we' Burns." Clansman John C. McKie, M. L. C. V.; song, "Afton Water," Mrs. W. W. Kirk; Scotch reading, Dr. W. T. McArthur; song, "The Star o' Bobbie Burns," Clansman W. W. Kirk; song, "Doon the Burn, Davie Lad," Mrs. James Talt; sword dance, Joseph Meiklejohn; song, "Mary of Argyle," Miss Nora Harriet Mc- Pherson; chorus, "Comin Thro' the Rye," Clan Caremon Choral club; Auld Lang Syne, audience. Mayor on Reception Committee On the reception committee were May or Alexander, Dr. A. Davidson, A.Nich olson, William Gillesple, James J. Lundsen, Alexander Sheddon, J. A. Todd, Thomas McGhee, Matthew Ait ken, Frank Robertson, J. Lumsden, jr.. Alexander Stirling, R. V. Todd, Pater Lawson, George Low, D. S. Mar tin, Richard Aitken, Thomas B. Stew art, F. J. Wetzel, James J. Smith, William D. Gunn, D. Shepherd, D. Thomas, sr., D. G. Baillie, S. McLeod, R. W. McKie, C. Rose, James Ander son, W. M. McCallum Thomas R. Peden John Ramage, Douglas Watt, J. B. Dunkley, Alexander Grant, John C. McKie, J. J. Cochrane, David Smith, E. T. Henderson, D. Thomas, jr., W. W. Kirk, Alexander Beattie, William a.bin. PLANS JAIL BREAK BACRAMENTO, Jan. 24.—Deputies in tho sheriff's office have learned that Raymond Peters, a youth who went to trial today for attempting to mur der Bert lUley in this city, had planned ii wholesale jail-br.ak, and might have fled in carrying out his plans had it not been that his cellmate In formed on him. Through friends he had arranged to have pistols and saws smuggled into the .lail and the depu ties were to bo attacked when they made thir rounds in the night. RELIGIOUS ZEALOTS KILLED ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 24.—More than 100 persons have been killed and many wounded as the result of re ligious conflicts which habe been wag ing Ul OM Bokhara between the Sun nltea and the Bhlahs for two days. The Sunnttes demand the replacement of the Shiah officials by Sunnites. At the t of the Bokhara authorities Russian troops nnd machine guns have been sent from Samarkand to the scene of the fighting. REMOVED TO NEW PRISON BACRAMENTO, Jan. 24.—A1l of the federal prisoners in the state peniten tiaries were started today to the new federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Five were taken from Folsom, Including "Buckshot" Smith, a famous stage robber of the early dayi i rviiitf :i lir.' sentence, having been convicted In Calavecaa ooun* EARTHQUAKE RECORDED WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.—Another well defined earthquake of moderate in tensity was recorded by the weather mograph as having begun ii lock yesterday ai and continuing about fifty minutog. Of ficials believe the disturbance occurred in the West Indies. LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY" 25. 1010- VISITORS SHOWN BEAUTY OF SOUTH ILNAND EMPIRE EXCURSION ISTS PLEASED THANK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR COURTESY Members of Washington Delegation Declare Los Angeles Ideal and Will Return Home with Some New Ideas The "Inland Empire excursion," numbering 220 persons from Spokane ' and Walla Walla, Wash., weM enter tained last evening in the Chamber of Commerce building by the Los An geles chamber of commerce. The vis itors were shown the exhibit of South cm California product*, and light re- j (reshmenta were served. Several abort addreaaea were made during the evening. President AVillis h of the Los Angeles chamtx r o1 merce welcomed the excurslonista. ph Scott, president-elect, spoke "n ■■The Greatness of the [nland Em pire." Following Mr. Scott B. T. Co man, president of the Spokane Com mercial club; Byron Diffenbough and j;. B. Dempsy, a. coal operator from Alberta. Canada, made short talk-;, thanking the chamber of commerce and residents of Los Angeles for the royal reception extended to the visitors, and highly praised the beauties and indus trial possibilities of Southern Callfoi- i nia. During the evening a Spanish I stringed quartet, dressed in the old Spanish costumes, added the proper | California tone to the atmosphere. The excursionists made the trip to Riverside and Redlands yesterday, I stopping in each of these towns long enough to be driven to the principal points of interest. Today they will have an auto ride to the ostrich farm at South Pasadena, and from there on j to Pasadena, where they will be enter- I tamed by the chamber of commerce of | that city. In the afternoon they will • make the ascent of Mount Lowe. While here several members of the I Spokane city council who are in the j party will investigate the local city government in view of establishing the commission system of government in their own city. Peter Nelson, one of the councilmen, said last evening: "We are not only thinking of the commission form of government for Spokane, but in the j near future expect to spend a large sum of money on street improvements. Wt- have ntft had time to look into the government husiness much as yet, but from the looks of your streets I be lie* c that we can learn much from you about paving." Mr. Nelson is another excursionist who has been "won over to Los An geles. He stated last evening that he probably would return to Los Angeles soon and make this city his home. COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER LICENSES FIVE SALOON PERMITS TO BE PASSED ON TONIGHT Record Holders of Right to Retail Liquors Consent to Revocation, and Present Owners Will Be Dealt With The police commission added to the immense amount of business it has cut out for tonight when at its session last night it set five more applications for retail permits for hearing. These applications are made by men who have conducted saloons under the names of others, some of them em ployes of the Maier Brewing company. The record holders of these permits are cited to appear before the com mission tonight and show cause why the licenses should not be revoked, as they are not the active owners of the places. In four cases the record holders of these permits have given their written consent to the revocation of their per mit*. This will materially lessen the work of the commission tonight, but the real difficulty will como in the applications of the real owners to have the permits granted In their names. The new cases set for hearing to nighW are applications of It. P. Has kins for retail permit at 1006 North Main street. This permit is held In the name of G. Koch, an employe of the Maier Brewing company. Koch concent* to the revocation of his per mit. D. J. Oswald, 522 North Alameda, asks for a retail permit, held in the name of A. W. Olaze. Glaze consents to revocation. T. W. Gossard, 801 South Olive, wants the retail permit held by John Fishback, who consents to the revocation. "Victor R. Hapf, 657 South Main, wants the retail permit held by G. P. Pfirrman, but Pfirrman has not yet filed his consent. Neither has Thomas J. Darmody, who holds retail permit at 10G South Main, which Neath and Brennan ask be transferred to them, as they are the actual owners of the saloon. . WALK TO HOSPITAL WITH HELPLESS WOOD CHOPPER Companions of Injured Man Improvise Stretcher for a Two.Mile Journey .Twenty fellow workmen took turns In carrying: Thomas Davidg of 1565 Henry street on an Improvised stretch er a distance of nearly two miles to the county hospital late yesterday af ternoon, when his right leg was broken as the result of being knocked from a eucalyptus tree which he was topping. Davidg had sawed off the top of the tree and it fell in such a manner as to strike him, knocking him thirty feet to the ground. Other men similarly engaged in the grove near South Pasadena were at tracted by the fall, and Davldg was un conscious when found. The men has tily constructed a rude stretcher and by working four at a time brought the injured man to the county hospital with dispatch. It was thought at first that Davidg was Injured internally, but lat lat>t night ' attending surgeons stated that a broken leg* and minor body bruises was the extent of the injuries and Da vldg had a good chance of recovery. , The Pacific Mutual Life Insurance GEORGE I." COCHRAN. Pres. I Co. of California l CAPITAL; i FY nft ftAID UP GAIL B. JOHNSON, Vicc-Prcs. |j O. %}\ \j dlli \}i Illd $I>oo°'ooQ I UMIM^I —■!■ —^— -111-HIM | Balance Sheet as of December 3 1st, 1909 ASSETS LIABILITIES Loans on Real Estate • • $6,910,666.00 Reserve on Policies. ... : , $16,138,615.19 Amount of Loan does not exceed the statutory . .-.„,.«,. • -" ' ,„„„„„ percentage of appraised value. . Claims in Process of Adjustment •......., 137,878.21. Loans on Approved Collaterals. 533,202.84 Being claims reported, but of which Proofs LlU""a uu luvtu w^ have not yet been received, or are incomplete. Loans to Policyholders 2,734,208.65 „..,.' ' Aonn o , in no case does amount of Loan exceed the Premiums and Interest Paid in Advance : 94,800.87 Reserve held.by the Company. Bonds and Stocks Owned 5,369,411.81 Reserved for Taxes Payable 1910 58,000.00 Being Bonds, $4,966,952.68, of Municipalities, S^^^lK^^^ - Surplus Set Aside for Future Dividends to ber 31, 1909. v Policyholders j. ............................: Z23.879.47 Real Estate Owned 1,227,494.37 . I48n?84" Los Angeles income property, including Home All Other Liabilities : I<HS,IWB.^ Office Building. Includrnß $12,061.25 set aside for Medical Fees T . , , -r, . 186 38116 and $84,314.51 for Agents' Commissions in Acci- Interest and Rent = = ibo.jbi.id dent Department. Accrued but not due. . ' . Outstanding and Deferred Premiums— ' Total Liabilities $16,801,202.21 Life Department .. ; . l??"?«i"eo % Accident Department i Z3/,i00.0u _ 1000 000 00 Net amount. Reserve charged in Liabilities. Capital Stock .. .^ •• •: 1.000.000.U0 Cash on Hand ■• • • 708,036.88 " Surplus> Unassigned ...... „: ••>%• • • • 628,002.07 Including Deposits bearing Interest. • . «" & —— Total Admitted Assets . $18,429,204.28 Total . . . ... . $18,429,204.28 ■ : j New Life Business Written, 1909 . v $ 22,287,279.00 .^^m^^ Total Life Business in Force .... 111,539,785.00 .^^m^^^ Total Cash Income, 1909 ..... 6,164,528.42 Premium Income, Accident Dept., 1909 . 1,007,370.59 mm *^^^&^ Total Paid Policy holders, 1909 . . . 1,986,628.67 ipl ■''^'ia^W^ - Increase in Life Business in Force . . $7,136,906.00 mm'] fer ffl'if^^^ ■ Increase in Assets ..... . . .' 2,329,130.57 fip«Sir^liPiffii'Kß Increase in Cash Income ...... 531,404.19 I'll II if Hif || II; Increase in Reserve . .- . ... . . .' 1,982,190.81 I I MS ft' SIHWB S :' Increase in Surplus, Assigned and Unassigaed . 240,904.71 :-I^^SS^^S^Sm^-) For particulars as to Life, Accident and f v >' Health Insurance, issued in separate policies ._. _ , 1 "-' or combined in one, call at the Home Office at rAcir.>~MrrrAi.'iu-ii.mN«. I Sixth and Olive Streets, Los Angeles, CLERKS HONOR ARTHUR LETTS RECEPTION TENDERED PRO PRIETOR OF BROADWAY 1500 EMPLOYES PAY TRIBUTE TO HEAD OF CONCERN Owner of Big Department Store Pre sented with Memento of Appre. ciation for His Shorten ing of Hours of Work Fifteen hundred grateful employes of the Broadway department store assem bled In Goldberg-Bosloy hall last night to show Arthur Letts their apprecia tion for his action in shortening their working hours. With tears in his eyes Mr. Letts thanked the men, women and children for their demonstration of ap preciation and good will. Mr. Letts told his employes of hU own struggles and hardships, of his fight for success and of his plans for the future in which they were to share, one anil all, big and small. Placing his hand on the head of a little errand girl, he said it was chil dren in her position, working early and late, for whom he felt most and he had determined to use every energy in his power to make their lives hapiper. "When I was a boy," ho said, "I did not have the opportunities you young men have. I was born in England, and my father was a farmer. I went to Canada, where I expected to nun wearing bear skins, and hostile Indians. It proved to be different. I worked in a little store late into the night. When I landed in Canada I had only a few dollars. I made up my mind I would prove of value to my employers and to myself. Then I went to British Columbia, but the op portunities presented in the states charmed me, and I was irresistibly drawn to this country. My struggle was iis difficult, if not more so, than any of you are experiencing. It ni in those days that I knew of the suf ferings of the poor and also of their privations. "I learned, however. If I was to suc ceed I must never look at the clock. Boys, If you have made up your minds to gain succors never let the work count and forget that clock. "Read the life of James J. Hill, the greatest railroad man in the world; not a railroad manipulator, but a rail road man. It was the reading of the life of that man. of the beginning of his life's struggle when he was 14 years old on a salary of $1 a weejf that influenced me greatly. "There never was a greater demand for good, reliable men than there Is today. The stores are hungry for them, hungry for good men. Boys, miike yourselves good men. It's a paying proposition." At the conclusion of his remarks Mr. Letts and his wife led the grand march at the head of 500 couples. At the close of the festivities Mr. I.cUh wan presented by his employes with an artist-;.ally engraved Imorlp tion on iheepsktn oT their thanks, love appreciation. Llvß at Windward Hotel, Venice— Adv, FIGHTS DOG UNTIL POLICE AID ARRIVES Health Officer Powers to Examine Head of Dead Canine in Effort to Detect Rabies A. Thompson, 118 North Hill street, had a desperate encounter with his bulldog last night and for thirty mm Utes succeeded in keeping the vicious animal from biting him, when Detective liitch appeared and ended the struggle by shooting the dog. It is thought the canine was suffering from rallies and its head was sent to Health Officer L. M. Powers, who will make an Investigation. For several days the dog has been acting queerly and was chained in his kennel. Last night when Thompson went to feed the dog he loosed the chain and the animal sprang at him. Thompson fought the dog and sent chil dren who had been attracted by the battle to a druc store for ojilorot'orm, which wa« refused, as the law prohibits tin- sale of poison to minors. Word was sent to police headquar ters and Detective Hitch was detailed to shoot the dog. Thompson was near ly overcome by his struggle. CAR STRIKES WAGON; THREE MEN INJURED Victim of Accident Claims Motorman Was to Blame—Refuses Hospital Aid A wagon, driven by B. Flammer, a butcher, of 801! East First street, in which were W. A. Seawright, 805 East First street; Patrick Shea, 805 East First street, and J. F. Flood, 712 Ms Bait First street, was struck by Boyle Heights street car No. 162 at First and Vignes streets last night. All the men were slightly injured, the most serious being Seawright, whose back was wrenched. According to Flammer, he was cross ing the street when the car struck the rear of his wagon, throwing all the occupants to the street. Ffummer ■tated that the motorman was to blame, and did not stop his car. Flammer's right hand was sprained. Shea received injuries about the head and face and Flood escaped with a severe shaking. The men were removed to a nearby restaurant, and It was found that Sea wright was painfully hurt. The police ambulance was called, but Seawright refused to go to the receiving hospital, and the other men were able to go to their homes. REV. TILROE COMING SOON Word was received last night from Key. W. E. Tilroo, who was recently made pastor of the Boyle Heights Methodist church, stating that he would preach his lirst sermon in that church Sunday, February 13. Dr. Til roe will change pulpits with Rev. F. TV Sheets, who served the Boyle Heights church three months as pas tor and who Is now acting as supply until Dr. Tilroo arrives from Chicago, where he has been pastor of the Mc- Cabe Memorial church, Hyde Park. DEFINED Willie—Pa, what are "Conversational Pow er*"? - , ■-'■ ".'■■-. > ~ ■ :^' Pa-Oh, aav of the South ' American rcpub ,iio*-ru*,v iv-. ■;■■', ■■:..:■ ■■■: CENSURES OFFICER IGNORANT OF RULES Police Commissioner Wellborn Dec. dares Sergeant McKenzie Should Be Punished for Lack of Knowledge Desk Sergeant McKenzie was severe ly criticised by Police Commisisoner Wellborn last night, who told him that if he did not know his business any better than he appeared to he had no place in the department. Mr. Well born concluded his lecture by telling McKenzie he should be punished. MeKenzle was called as a witness in the case of charges preferred by W. 11. Bartee against Patrolman A. W. Green o£ the traffic squad. Bartee, who lives at Alhambra, was arrested Jan uary 8 by Patrolman Green for driv ing faster than a walk across the in tersection of Spring and Second streets. When taken to the police station Bar tee had but $3.15 In his pocket, while his bail was fixed by Sergeant McKen zie at $5. He asked to be permitted to ko to the corner of Broadway and First and get the extra $1.85, but per mission was refused. He then asked that he be allowed to telephone and McKenale turned him over to the jailer for that purpose. One of the rules of the department makes it incumbent upon the sergeant to do the telephoning and JleKenzie admitted he know this rule, but said it was aejdo mobserved. He confessed he was not familiar with rule 4, which makes the desk sergeant responsible for prisoners before them. These con fessions aroused Commissioner Well born and he declared MoKenzio was the most culpable of the two. Evi dence showed that Green had justifi cation for the arrest, as Bartee was un der the inlluenco of liquor. A decision on the case was delayed until tonight. CASES AGAINST POLICE SERGEANTS POSTPONED Officers Charged with Neglect of Duty Probably Will Plead Guilty' and Then Ask for Mercy The cases of Sergeants D. L. Adams and ' . W, Hiirtmyer, who were cited to appear before the police commission last night and show cause why they should not be removed from the force were continued until Wednesday night. It is understood that the two ser geants will plead guilty to the charges preferred against them and throw themselves on the mercy of the com mission, expecting- to bo reprimanded only. ' The sergeants are charged by Chief Dishman with neglect of duty. He found them attending the prize fight at Naud Junction last Tuesday night. Sergeant Adams claimß that Captain Lehnhauser gave him permission to at tend the fight, but Sorgoant Hartmyer w>-v . >-^ « A cough, just a little cough. It may not M I__ _, # \_ 9 .j~U amount to much. Or, it may amount to V y#/t X^OUCJn everything! Some keep coughing until the -w •* %< -*■• v*♦ *j » • lung tissueB we seriously injured. Others AJk your dodo, atom Ayer', Cherry Pec- stop their cough with Ayer 1* Cheffy Pec toral. If he says. "Take 11. "then lake v. toral. -Sold for : seventy years. How Ifhesaiii."Ne,"thendon't.iS i^'^i- long have< you known it? ■'_ .;I_^___ Delightful Orange Grove Trips are a daily event via th« Salt Lake Route. Leave Los Angeles at 8:35 a. m. and return at 6:50 p. m. See Riverside and Red lands, too, all in one day— if you wish. Round trip $2.75 to Riverside and San Bernardino, with 8-day limit. Sunday rate $1.75. Full particulars at City Office, 601 South Spring street and at First Street station. had no such permission. The chief is ready to report other offenses of tho same kind against the sergeants if they resist action by tho commission. . WILL SUSPEND COAST LAW SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24.—Accord ing to semi-official statements given out this afternoon, the round the world excursion steamer Cleveland will be allowed to land her 600 and odd pas sengers here without payment of any fines. The Cleveland is a foreign owned ship and sailed from New York, and it was at first announced that she would be subject to a fine of $200 for each passenger under the coast wise navigation act. . NEGRO FOR WEST POINT WEST POINT, N. V., Jan. 24.—Fos the first time in more than a quarter of a century West Point is confronted with the possibility of having soon to admit a negro as a cadet. The negro, Ollie R. Smith, of Choyenne, Wyo., has been named as the alternate for the next Wyoming vacancy, which will occur in a few months.