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HARBOR BOARD
DEMANDS LOWER
RAILWAY RATES
CHARGES FROM PORT TO LOS
ANGELES EXCESSIVE
COMPLAINT FILED WITH STATE
COMMISSION
Because of Discrimination Much of
Freight Destined for Los Angeles
Is Sent By Way of
San Diego
Initial steps were taken yesterday to
do away with the excessive rates
charged for transporting freight be
tween San Pedro and Los Angeles
■when A. P. Fleming, secretary of the
board of harbor commissioners ap
peared before the state railroad com
mission and filed a complaint in which
the commission is asked to establish
stations for receiving and discharging
freight in the territory now a part of
Los Angeles as a result of annexation.
Copies of the complaint will be served
on the Southern Pacific and the Salt
Lake route, and replies will be made
by those companies in ten days. A
hearing will be had in thirty days,
■when a definite decision will be
reached.
According to the complaint the es
tablishment of public team tracks for
the receipt and discharge of freight.
Is the only method of solving the prob
lem which now confronts merchants
doing business in Greater Los Angeles.
If the stations are established, full rec
ognition of Greater Los Angeles as a
unit city will be given by the rail
roads. This is one of the points for
■which the harbor commission has been
lighting for a long time.
In the complaint an equitable rate
for switching cars from one station to
another Is also prayed for. If the de
mands of the commissioners are grant
ed the rate will be the same between
all points. Thus the exorbitant local
rate between Pan Pedro and Los An
geles will be eliminated and the great
tonnage destined for Los Angeles and
interior points now being received'
through the port of San Diego will be
received direct in Los Angeles through
its own port of San Pedro.
Rates Should Be Same
It is argued in the complaint which
■was read to the commissioners by
Secretary Fleming, that by virtue of
the election of August 28, 1909, San
Pedro and Wilmington became integral
parts of Los Angeles. As such, it is
argued San Pedro and Wilmington are
entitled to similar treatment at the
hands of the railroads and the same!
freight rates as the various parts of
Los Angeles, enjoyed before consoli
dation.
The charge now made by the South
ern Pacific company for switching all
freight except crude oil in the old
limits of Los Angeies, is 25 cents a ton,
or a minimum of J5 a car. On crude
oil it is $10 a car. These charges are
considered unjust and unreasonably
high. For transporting freight o£ all
kinds between San Pedro and Los An
geles, the charge is $2 a ton. On lum
ber it is $1.20 a ton. The rr.ies of the
Southern Pacific and the Salt Lake
routes are the same.
It is alleged in the complaint that,
although Los Angeles is a maritime
city and that during the year ending!
January 1, 1910, the total tonnage of j
the Port of Los Angeles was 1,438,527
tons, or about one-fourth the tonnage
of San Francisco, terminal rates have
been denied local shippers. In other
words shippers must pay the through
rate from any point to Los Angeles
h.rbor and then pay in addition the
local rate of $2 per ton between Los
Angeles and San Pedro. This, it is
declared, is a manifest injustice and
means the ruin of commerce for Los
Angeles harbor.
San Diego Favored
By way of comparison it is cited in
the complaint that the Santa Fe rail
road hauls freight from San Diego to
Los Angeles, a distance of 127 miles,
at the same rate that the Southern
Pacific and Salt Lake routes charge for
hauling freight between San Pedro and
the business center of Los Angeles, a
distance of twenty-four miles. It is
declared 75 per cent of the through
freight destined to Los Angeles har
bor, is diverted so as to gro through
the port of San Diego. This is alleged
to be unjust discrimination against the
commercial and consuming interests of
Los Angeles.
In conclusion the complaint recites:
"That the distance from River sta
tion to University station in the city
of Los Angeles is seven miles, and
Ihp distance from River station in thu
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• Over . two hundred big display bargain
tables are displaying shoes for men. women
- and children, on sale in many Instances
for half price and less. Convince yourself
and come to the ■-> ■ ■ *
MAMMOTH SHOE HOUSE,
SIB Sooth Broadway.
Secretary Fleming Urges Needs of Shippers
Before Meeting of Railroad Commissioners
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The accompanying photograph, taken by a Herald Staff photographer, shows the state railroad commission in session yesterday afternoon.
Secretary A. P. Fleming of the harbor commission is shown at the right. The commissioners, from left to right, are: President A. C. Irwin, Theodore
Summerland and Cterk R. W. Armstrong.
' city of Los Angeles to Los Angeles
■ harbor Is approximately twenty-four
miles.
"That freight is hauled from River
station to University station at the
rate of 3.57 cents a ton a iille, and
that the rate from River station to
Los Angeles harbor is 8.34 cents a ton
a mile, all of which is within the
boundaries of the city of Los Angreles,
and that the rate to San Diego from
Los Angeles for all freight going be
yond San Diego is 1.57 cents a ton a
mile, and that the average charge by
: railroads for hauling freight through
out the United States fnr a distance of
fifty miles is approximately 11 mills a
ton a mile, and that for a distance of
200 miles or more the rate charged
throughout the United States will
average but 7 3-4 mills a ton a mile,
which certainly presents to you gentle
men a condition which demands your
immediate attention.
Rate Is Excessive
"That the report of the collector of
customs at Los Angeles harbor for
the year ending January 1, 1910, shows
[ that there were 963,629 tons of lumber
1 received at the harbor, on which It Is
fair to presume the railroads men
tioned herein, being the only railroads
operating to and from Los Angeles
harbor, would collect their rate of
$1.20, -which would amount, during the
year, to $1,15G,334. The report further
shows that there were various kinds
of merchandise to the amount of 293,
--432 tons received at Los Angeles har
bor, upon which it is fair to presume
that the railroads mentioned herein
would collect the local rate of $2 a
ton, which would amount to $585,865,
making a total of $1,743,219, or an
earning a mile a year of $72,634, which
this board of commissioners avers is
unreasonable, unjust and oppressive,
and largely in excess of a fair and
remunerative return upon the capital
invested.
"Wherefore, the board of harbor
commissioners respectfully prays you
will at once compel the Southern Pa
cific company and the San Pedro, Los
Angeles & Salt L;.ke Railroad com
pany to establish and maintain within
the municipality of ihe city of Los
Angeles the following public team
tracks for the reception and delivery
of freight:
Stations Requested
River station, located at 1500 San
Fernando street.
Seventh and Alameda.
Arcade station, Fifth street and
Central avenue.
University, Thirty-eighth street
and Vermont avenue.
Winthrop, Jefferson and Main
streets.
Wilmington, at such place as
will accommodate the shipping in
terests and the general public.
San Pedro, at such a place as
will accommodate the shipping in
terests and the general public.
"And that the switching limits of
the said railroads shall be extended so
us to Include Wilmington and San
Pedro, and that a reasonable twitch-
Ing charge be fixed between all of the
public team tracks so established, bo
that all parts of the city of Los An
geles shall be treated equitably, and
that there shall be no discrimination
in favor of any person, firm or cor
poration, or any part of the city of
Los Angeles."
At the preliminary proceedings yes
terday in the Bullard block represent
atives of the Santa Fe, Salt Lake and
Southern Pacific routes were present,
hut took no part in the discussion. An
effort has been made by the rail
roads to pass the question up to the
interstate commerce commission, but
this met with failure yesterday, when
the harbor commissioners, through
Secretary Fleming, said the question
is not one involving Interstate ship
ments and is for local relief only.
Representatives of the chamber of
commerce and associated jobbers were
also present, but took no active part
In the hearing. The matter of having
terminal rates granted to San Pedro Is
now before the Interstate commerce
commission and probably will be de
cided before long.
NEW INCORPORATIONS
The following articles of incorpora
tion were filed in the county clerk's
office yesterday:
Aero club of California—Directors- H
La V. Twining, A. L. Smith, J. h"
Klassen, Buel H. Green, William A
Stevens, J. S. Zerbe and W. R Cannon
The Fall Gospel assembly—Directors'
W. S. Worthington, Grant Dodge Louis
Osterberg, S. H. Weaver and 'A. G
Osterberg.
California Ladder company—Capital
$5000. Directors: A. N. Flinn, H. T
Sturm, P. W. McClure, L. V. Sturm and
J. W, < 'avanaugh.
The Heiuy & Brown Motor company
—Capital, *12,000. DJrectors: W E
Henry, W. C. Henry, Covina, and Her
bert Brown, Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MOKXIVG, JAM AKY 2(>, 11)10.
"BOBBIE" BURNS IS
REMEMBERED AGAIN
BONNIE LASSIES AND HONEST
MEN HEAR MUSIC
Celtic, Gaelic, Bagpipes, Songs and
Everything Else That Sounds
Scotch Has a
Hand
Addressing a big audience of "hon
est men and bonnie lassies," who as
sembled In Blanchard hall last even
ing under the auspices of the Cale
donian club to celebrate the one hun
dred and fifty-first anniversary of the
birth of Robert Bums, Frank G. Fin
layson boldly claimed Shakespeare for
the Celts. The appropriation evoked
loud and long continued applause, re
newed when Mr. Finlayson pointed out
resemblances In the early circum
stances and environments of the two
great Celtic bards. They were both,
he said, "embodiments of marvelous
inspiration." Mr. Finlayson delivered
a scholarly and analytical address on
the character and works of Burns,
and was cheered heartily. President
Norman McLeod spoke in English,
broad Scotch and Gaelic. He talked of
the worldwide nature of the Burns
celebration and of the growth and
prosperity of the Caledonian club.
Other excellent features of the pro
gram were an overture by the British-
American orchestra; song, "There
Was a Lad Was Born in Kyle," Mrs.
James Tait; song, "Thora," William
M. Webber; sword dance, Masters
Rennle Wilson and Stratton Young;
song, "Robin Adair," Miss Cordelia
Grylls; violin solo, "A Nicht wi'
Burns," John McKie; M. L. C. V.,
song, "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton,"
Mrs. E. J. Lewis; song, "Scots Wha'
Ha'e," Victor Young; dance, Highland
fling, Masters Rennie Wilson and
Stratton Young.
One of the big hits of the evening
VM President McDonald's address In
Gaelic. Another was the magnificent
playing of the club pipe-band of six
plperi and kettle drummer. A third
mi Mrs. James Tait's singing of "The
Star of Robbie Burns," with its
chorus, which expressed the spirit of
the celebration:
Let king:* and courtiers rise an" fa':
This warlti has mony turns;
iiut brightly beams aboon them a'
The star o' Robbie Burna.
On the program of dancing which
followed the concert were many typi
cal Scottish dances.
The officers of the Caledonian club
are: President, Norman McDonald;
vice president, W. B. Russell; financial
■ecretary, John Ritchie; recording
■ retary, George F. Young; treasurer.
John McColl; executive committee and
trustees, Andrew Brydon, James P.
Tait, David Thomas; auditors, James
B. Petrie, Andrew Bigg*, Alex Mc-
Kinnon; pipers, Gregor McDonald,
James Collie, Dan Finlayson, David
Thomson, Alec Finlayson, Alex Black;
Roor committee, William Todd A R
Black.
GIVEN TESTIMONIAL BY
ROUND-THE-WORLD PARTY
German American Savings Bank Offi.
cial Thanked for Services to Well
Known Los Angeles Travelers
D. F. Robertson, manager of the
steamship department of the German-
American Savings bank, has Just re
turned from his fourth trip around the
world, during which he piloted a party
of residents of Los Angeles. The party
la now in Egypt and will arrive home
next September.
Just before leaving the party Mr.
Robertton was presented with a tes
timonial letter of appreciation for his
courtesy and thoughtfulnesa in attend
ing to the wants of his charges. The
letter was signed by Mr. and Mrs. s.
A. Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Alden W. Skln
i" r, K. V. Day, Mrs. Day and Miss Day,
Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Miller and their
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lloyd, .Mrs.
W. R. f'arson and her son, Mrs. Jen
nie J. Wild, Mr. and Mrs. B. C, Lat
tin, Mrs. B. W. Church and licr daugh
ters, Homer Laughlln, Dr. George Ly
man, Mrs. E. P. Reynolds and Miss Fay
Nichols.
Llv« at Windward Hotel. Venice.—Adv.
MANY SEEK POSITIONS
AS CENSUS ENUMERATORS
Supervisor Farmer Announces Time
for Filing Applications Has
Been Extended a Week
The time allowed by the census bu
reau for the filing of applications for
positions as census enumerators has
been extended and Bert L. Farmer,
supervisor for this district, will re
ceive applications up to February 1.
According to the bulletin first issued
by the census bureau applications
would not be considered after January
25, but owing to a delay in getting
the necessary blanks this time has been
extended one week.
Little fear is felt that there will not
be enough men in this district to take
the census properly. It will require
about 325 men to do the work in the
time allotted and already Mr. Farmer
has received applications from nearly
twice this number. The appointments
will be announced about February 5.
The examination which must be
passed by the prospective enumerator
is a comparatively easy one. It Is in
tended more to weed out would-be enu
merators of no efficiency than to make
them display any great amount of
knowledge.
Census taking will begin April 15.
Fifteen days are allowed by the cen
sus bureau to take the census in towns
of 5000 inhabitants or over and thirty
days In the country districts. The enu
merators get about $60 for the fifteen
days' work. ___
ACTRESS POISONED BY
PTOMAINES IN MUSSELS
Eats Farewell Dinner in Bay City and
Is Unable to Keep Los An.
geles Engagement
Poisoned by ptomaines in mussels
which she ate in a French restaurant
in San Francisco, Miss Idalene Cotton
of this week's vaudeville bill at the
Los Angeles theater was unable to
perform yesterday afternoon. Her
partner and husband, Nick Long, went
on in her place, while a physician did
his beat to assist the young woman's
speedy recover}'.
Miss Cotton was poisoned Saturday
night while eating a farewell meal in
San Francisco, previous to departing
for Los Angeles for this week's en
gagement. She has a great fondness
for mussels, but by a fortunate coin
cidence her husband refused to par
take of the dish. The illness attendant
mm ptomaine poisoning followed before
many hours, and Miss Cotton made
the trip to Los Angeles a very ill
woman. On arrival here the couple
put up at the Southern hotel, and
medical attention now promises to
bring the sufferer back to. health with
out difficulty.
Mr. Long was the stage manager
for the Henderson extravaganzas en
tour, and later appeared here as star
in "The Private Secretary." His wife
played for seven years with her father,
Ben Cotton.
IS BEST LIGHTED CITY
A meeting of the Los Angeles chap
ter of the American Institute of Elec
trical Engineers was held last even
ing in the Blanchard building, 233
South Broadway. C. W. Koiner gave
an informal talk on "Some Features of
Modern Street Illumination." Mr.
Koiner said that after investigating the
problem of street lighting all over the
country he found that Los Angeles has
the best lighted streets anywhere in
the United States.
FIGHT IN CAFE
Alleging that John Zumsteln, a
waiter in the Eureka cafe, 244 South
Main street, attempted tn steal his
watch, George Green, a laborer, after
being put out of the restaurant yester
day ufternoon, purchased a revolver
and returned with the threat that he
would kill Zumstein. A fight followed
in which Green was beaten severely.
He wis arrested and locked up at the
central police station, charged with
carrying concealed weapons.
TO BORROW $120,000,000
BERLIN, Jan. 25.—Germany and
Prussia today asked for a joint loan
of $120,000,000 on 4 per cent government
bondH. The empire's share will be
$85,000,000. Subscriptions will be opened
Abruary 5 at 10 a. m.
HELD TO ANSWER FOR
MISTREATING GIRL
LITTLE CANADIAN BASHFULLY
TELLS STORY IN COURT
Child Taken Back to Cell In County
Jail, While Defendant's Wife Is
Dying on Cot in Hos
pital
With cheeks flushed and eyes down
cast, pretty, 15-year-old Ruth Smith,
daughter of wealthy parents in On
tario, Canada, took the witness Stand
in Police Judge Frederickson's court
yesterday at the preliminary examina
tion of H. L. Lutes, 31 years old,
charged with abduction. At Its conclu
sion Lutes was bound over to answer
to the superior court in bonds of $2000
and the girl was taken back to her cell
In the county Jail to await the arrival
of her mother from Canada. Her fa
ther is said to be dying of a broken
heart.
Lutes is a married man. His wife
is close to death in a local hospital.
According to Detectives McNamara and
Carroll, who arrested him, Lutes bears
a bad record with the police and has
assumed eight different aliases. They
say that he has not worked legitimate
ly for ten years and that at one time
he forced his wife Into an immoral oc
cupation to support him.
The girl's story is a sad one. She
said yesterday that in company with
her sister, Stella, 17 years old, and her
uncle, John Scryver, 41 years old, she
left their country home in Ontario,
Canada, for the first time In her life
and came to Los Angeles to spend the
winter. Their uncle recently had fal
len heir to $10,000 from a relative. He
had asked permisison of the parents
of the girls to take them west and
show them a good time. The father
and mother had known him as a sober,
industrious man all his life, and placed
their children in his care.
Arriving here, Scryver became infat
uated with the night life of the city.
He opened his purse strings liberally
and took his nieces with him on his
wild frolics and joy rides. They met
his new found friends, who were help
ing him spend his money, among them
Lutes and W. L. McDebbit, who is at
present in the county jail awaiting
trial on a charge of wronging Ruth's
Bitter. Within four weeks Scryver had
squandered his entire heritage and tied
from the scenes of his revelry, leaving
the girls penniless and dependent upon
their new found friends.
According to the girl's own story,
McDebbitt and Lute* found them rooms
and they lived together for two weeks
until their arrest, pawning their clothes
and jewelry at the men's instigation,
that the four might live.
CHICAGO WOMAN STRIKERS
APPEAL TO SOCIETY FOLK
Tailors' Union Decides to Ask Mem.
bers of Clubs to Boycott
Non.Union Shops
CHICAGO, Jan. 25.—The striking
members of the Woman Tailors' union
here will follow the lead of the New
York tailors In appealing to society
women and women's clubs to espouse
the cause to the extent of boycotting
shops which employ non-union tailors.
At a meeting of the executive com
mittee yesterday it was decided to send
out several thousand circulars to
women's clubs and invite moral and
financial assistance.
"The strike here is the same as that
in New York," declared a member of
ill.' committee.
"The strikers in New York are win
ning because the wealthy club women
are aiding them."
These women are being asked to
place their orders for gowns with
houses which employ union labor.
PONTIFICAL MASS CHANTED
NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Celebration
of pontifical mass in the church of
St. Paul the Apostle with an ■ address
by I Cardinal Gibbons was • the ! chief
event today in the Paulist Fathers'
golden Jubilee. Besides the. cardinal,
several bishops, scores of monHlgnors,
priests and monks and 6000 of the laity
attended". the mass, which was - cele
brated by Archbishop Farley. • , • ■'
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MYSTO tablet! are pleaiant'to lake.
J§gmt ' Love is Life
/^^NpSo rcS^jJjjfiJjjp^ Without love this world would be a good
) _\2>ji^«3srfr place to emigrate from. Without it the hu
&e&l*f&7~\9& V man race wou'd e —anQi be glad of it. Love
f~/Yv/ l\W£. is but the light in the that is Life
P 3 Without love this world would be a good
place to emigrate from. Without it the hu
man race would die —and be glad of it. Love
but the light in the east that leads to mater
j( yl I Jk**** nity. Love of husband is the stepping-stone t«
K~i I \L?/ f|\ There are thousands of women who lire well
\* -s»L JJ \ZI into middle-life without knowing the bliss of
i *//\\ I a first-born's caress, but who are happy
mothers to-day and heap blessings on Dr.
Pierces Favorite Prescription.
Many thousands of women have testified to the merits of this
marvelous remedy. The "Favorite Prescription" quickens the
life-giving organism of women. It makes a woman strong and
healthy where she most needs vigor and vitality. It cures all
weakness and disease of the distinctly feminine organs. It elimi
nates the discomforts on the way to maternity and makes baby's
coming easy and nearly painless. Found at all medicine stores.
It's an insult to your intelligence when a druggist urges upon you
a secret nostrum as a substitute for this proven remedy OF KNOWN
COMPOSITION simply that he may make a little larger profit. Phy
sicians prescribe "Favorite Prescription" because it's every ingredi
ent is printed upon its outside wrapper making it an ethical rem
edy for them to prescribe. There's no secrecy, no deception—it's
a good, honest, square-deal medicine, made of native medicinal
roots without alcohol or habit-forming drugs in its make up. Ask
Your Neighbors.
Dr. Pierces Pleasant Pellets regulate and strengthen Stomach,
Liver and Bowels. One to three tiny sugar-coated "Pellets" for
a dose. Easy to take as candy.
World's Dispensary Medical Association, R. V. Pierce, M. D.,
President. Buffalo. N. V t
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Shaped Track L«/^ SCENE \*A
No Scene Twice Seen loiwwil TWICE I**»J
————— VcomivV SFFN /*>**«* l
Always something new to attract wt*M
and interest. Always some new
phase of the beauties of snowy moun- 0170"
tain? and sunny valley of golden fruit
and flowers to delight the sightseer. * .^F^^. \
Every mile of the trip presents new I f^ |^y \
and delightful scenery. At Redlands |tj»uMrvm.-nul
there is ample time for lunch and W~ VllßT' /
drive to Smiley Heights. At Riverside \ m
ample time for drive down Magnolia M
Aye. and to Rubidoux Mt.
Leave Los Angeles 8:30 a. m.; return , .
6:30 p. m. Observation car all the ww»wi!». |n-ii.«i>uim. u.4H'.Jum..^.L". ■
way.
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B^KSjpSSpl $3.00 round trip; limit eight days.
if PIP J2.03 round trip Sundays; limited to date of
l£*sf§iiup^FSMl sale.
|3J~^^^^^TJ| Our folders tell
Bfc|**^**iml E. W. McOee, G. A. Santa Fe, 334 S. Spring St.
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curative mineral water. It purifies blood, keeps you young, revivifies, r«JUT»
aates your whole body. HOT BATHS our* Rheumatism, Colds, Asthma, Poor Circula
tion, Paralysis, Diabetes, Stomach, Liver, Kidney, Bladder, Blood, Brlcht's, Nervous
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Booklet. Water delivered. Take Melrose avenue cars direct to springs. '
SAN PEDRO SHIPPING
SAN PEDRO, Jan. 25. —Arrived: Steamer
Coos Bay from San Francisco and way
ports; steam schooner Jim Butler from Co
lumbia river via San Francisco; steam
schooner Alcatraz from San Diego.
Sailed: Steamer Ocorge W. Elder for Port
land via San Francisco; steam schooner
Pasadena for Eureka via San Francisco;
steamer Coos Bay for San Francisco and
way ports; steam schooner Brooklyn for
Mendoclno; U. S. revenue cutter Perry for
cruise; steam schooner Alcatraz for San
Francisco,
llurbmiml Fleet on Its War
The fleet of steam scn"ooners and sailing
vessels which has been barbound at Grays
Harbor for several days on account of tho
fog and rough channel, got away Sunday
morning and Is now on the way south. Of
the licet the steamers Centralla. Stanley Dol
lar, Melvin Dollar. Santa Barbara, Doris and
Fair Oaks are bound for this port with
lumber cargoes. They are due Thursday.
Tourists on President
The Pacific Coast steamer President, Capt.
Cousins, sailed yesterday from Seattle with
a largo list of passengers, including many
from various sections of the northwest who
are bound- for Southern California to speml
the season. The winter tourist business on
the steamers is becoming an important fac
tor in the passenger business. Last winter
the big liners the President and Governor
were taken off the run during the winter
months and the traffic this winter has Bur
passed all expectations.
Will Survey Schooner
The schooner Robert R. Hind, which
grounded in Useless hay on Sunday and
was pulled Into deep water by two tug.
and the revenue cutter Tahoma has been
taken to Port Townsend. There she will
be survuyed before continuing down the
coast to San Pedro. It is not believed that
she is seriously damaged. She has a cargo
of piles.
Miscellaneous Notes
Tha steamer Alcatraz, Capt. Wink*!, ar
rived this morning from San Diego with a
■partial cargo of lumber loaded at Green-
W°The steamer Jim Butler, Capt. Olsen. ar
rived today from Columbia river with 700,
--000 feet of lumber for various wholesalers.
The steamer Pasadena, Capt. McGovern,
sailed today in ballast for San Francisco for
"The' steamer Coos Bay. Capt. Bowen, ar
rived today from Sa» Francisco and way
ports with freight for the Pacific Coast
Steamship company, and sailed for return.
The steamer Brooklyn completed dis
charge of a cargo of ties for the Salt Lake
railroad and sailed for San Francisco for
°The today. cutter Perry, Capt. Haake.
Tho revenue cutter Perry. Capt. Haake,
sailed today on a week's cruise around the
channel islands. ' ■ -~
The steamer George W. Rider, Capt. .Taa
sen, sailed today for Portland via San
Francisco with passengers and freight for
the North Pacific Steamship company.
The schooners Lottie Bennett and Wil
liam H. Smith have arrived at Tacoma to
load lumber for San Pedro.
Movement* of Steamera
Steamers carrying passengers due to arrive
and depart today and ror the next few days
are as follows:
ARRIVE
Steamer—From Due.
Hanalel, San Frannisc-o .Tan. 26
Santa Rosa, Kan Francisco Jan. 26
Centralta, Graya Harbor Jan. 28
s.mui liHrbar.i. days Harbor ..Jan. 28
President, Seattle Jan. :>!i
H')unoke. Portland Jan. 31
Santa Hosa, San Kranclsco ..Feb. 2
Hanalel, •»■ CranelMO Jan. 31
Queen, .Seattle T*b. I
Admiral Sampson, Seattle Feb. 7
Hanalel, San Francisco Feb. 13
Santa Rosa, San Francisco Feb. 10
DEPART
All northbound steamers call at San Fran
cisco.
Steamer —For Sail
Hanalel, San Francisco Jan. 27
Santa Rosa, San Diego Jan. 27
Santa Rosa, San Francisco Jan. 28
Hanalei, San Francisco Feb. 2
President, San Diego Jan. 30
President, Seattle Jan. 81
Roanoke, Portland ■ Feb. 1.
Hanalei, San Francisco Feb. '£
Santa Rosa, San Diego Feb. 'i
Santa Rosa, San Francisco FeD. <
Queen, San Diego ....Feb. 7
Queen, Seattle ' Feb. 8
Admiral Sampson, Seattle Feb. H
Hanalei, San Francisco Feb. 13
Santa Rosa, San Diego Feb. 11
Santa Rosa, San Francisco Feb. 13
Tide Tallin
High Low High Low
Water. Water. Water. Water.
A.M. A.M. P.M. P.M.
January 26 11:18 3:24 9:36 4:29
4.5 2.3 6.6 —1.0
January 27 11:60 4:02 10:14 4:58
4.5 2.2 8.2 -ii. ij
January 28 4:42 10:50 tIM
2.2 6.7 —0.1
January 29 12:09* 5:25 11:23 5:43
4.6 2.2 5.1 0.5
January SO 12:38 6:16 11:68 6:14
4.8 2.4 4.6 1.0
January 31 1:10 7*l 12;36" C:43
4.8 1.9 l.f
•A.M. "P.M.
San Francisco Shipping
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25— Arrived:
Steamers Admiral Sampson from San Pedro,
and Bee from Ventura.
Sailed: Steamers Santa Rosa for San
Diego, and Hanalei for San Pedro.
Foreign Shipping;
BELFAST —Arrived: Carlton from Tacoma
via Lad Palmas.
LIVERPOOL.—SaiIed: Ivernia for Boston.
NEW YORK—Arrived: Minneapolis from
London. Sailed, Kron Prlnz Wilhelm for
Bremen.
VALPARAISO —Arrived: Amassls from
Hamburg via Punta Arenas, for Tacoma.
SHANGHAI —Arrived: Belle of Scotland,
from Nanalmo, B. C.
LIVERPOOL—Arrived: LuslUnia from
New. York.
MARSEILLES —Arrived: Madonna from
New York.
AUCKLAND—Arrived: Limerlc from San
Francisco.
MARSEILLES—SaiIed: Venezla for New
Tork.
BOSTON—Arrived: Crotlc from Genoa and)
Naples.
PORTLAND —Sailed: Roanoko for San
Pedro.
FORMER CONVICT REFORMS
CHICAGO, Jan. 25.— "Baldy" Walsh,
ex-convict, wants a chance to earn an
honest living, and Chief of Police Le
roy T. Steward is going to see that he
gets it. Walsh called on the chief yes
terday and made such a favorable im
pression that that official issued an
order insuring -Walsh against arrest or
persecution.
' I.iva In VENICE I VILLAS and BUNCS A
LOVVB Completely furnished. Bent ■ reason
able.— Adv. - . -.; - t | :-- ■ ■ -■■■■■ -V.,;| v \, ■ ;
! +—+
1 The Angelas grill na» excellent serr
le« and better food. Fourth and Spring,

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