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Illinois People Meet
The annual midwinter meeting of the
Quincy (III.) society was held last even
ing in Mammoth hall, Gl7 South Broad
Burglar at Work
A daylight passkey burglar yester
day entered the home of E. J. Lacey,
400 East Fourth street, and took an
overcoat, watch, gloves and ties.
Steal Suits of Clothes
A burglar entered the apartments of
A. N. Roberts and E. W. Chipron, 131
Smith Grand avenue, Thursday after
noon and stole five suits of clothes.
Topham at City Club
Police Commissioner John Topham
will i.iklress the City club today on the
problems the police commission has
found and how they have been solved.
Musical Services Given
The first of a series of monthly
qpnuslcal service* was given last night
at the Sabbath service at Temple
B'nal B'rith, in charge of Dr. S. Hecht,
On Trip Round World
Major and Lady Evelyn Collins of
London are guests of the Alexandria
hotel. They are on a trip around the
world and will remain in Southern Cal
ifornia for two weeks.
Woman Eludes Police
MM. Fred Bales,' 144S West Wash
ington street, who put her husband
down and out with a bear bottle dur
ing a dispute Thursday, Is in hiding
and the police are searching for her.
Talks to Bible Oiass
Mark Lev, the converted Hebrew
lecturer! addressed the Bible class of
Ynuu:? .Men's Christian association
last evening in the association building
on the subject, "Dlspensatlonal Truth."
Talks on Temperance
"Medical Temperance and the Food
Value Of Alcohol' was the subject of
Mrs. Ada R, Hand before the Central
Women* Christian Temperance union
in Temperance temple yesterday after
Delivers interesting Address
"The Jew and Christian Science" wns
the topic of an interesting address last
evening at the Synagogue Sinai at the
w eakJy Sabbath service by Dr. I. Myers,
the rabbi. A special musical program
Police Seeking Miller
Arthur Miller, who shot his sweet
heart, Myrtle Allen, 771 Maple avenue,
Thursday, has eluded the efforts of
the police to arrest him and is at large.
The girl has sworn to a complaint and
Bays .she will prosecute Miller.
Wanted in Mojave
W. A. B, Ilansen and Mrs. H. E.
Coleman wore arrested j'esterday by
Detectives Rltch and Roberts and
booked at the city jail on suspicion.
The police state they are wanted in
Mojave on petty larceny charges.
Railway Laborer Killed
Juan Rodarte, employed by the Los
* Angeles railway, was killed by a work
train of the- company at the Inter
section of Washington and Grenshaw
streets yesterday. The body Is at
I'ierce Brothers' undertaking parlors.
Believe Man Stole Hats
J. Campos, a peddler, was arrested
yesterday afternoon by Detective Me-
Namara and booked at the city jail on
suspicion. He had in his possession a
largo stock of new hats which the
police believe were stolen.
Held for Trial
Francisco Gonzales, charged with
assault to kill, was held to answer to
the superior court yesterday In bonds
of $5000 by Police Judge Williams.
CJonzales attacked M. Espanosa Thurs
day with a knife, Inflicting serious
Mass Meeting Planned
The Intermediate department of the
City Christian Endeavor union will hold
a rally and mass meeting Sunday after
noon at 3 o'clock at the First Congrega
tional church. Speakers will be Arthur
Oatter, president of the city union;
Paul C. BrWn and Miss Winifred E.
Jefferson Club Meets Today
"The Ourrupting Influences of a Pro
tective Tariff" will be the subject of an
address by Thomas E. Farish before
the club at its weekly meet
ing this noon at the Hollenbeck hotel.
Spoor Mackey of Chicago and Dr. S. J.
North of Clayton, N. M., will be guesta
of honor at the luncheon.
Hamilton Goes North
Charles K. Hamilton, the Intrepid
aviator who flies over land and sea
In a Curtlss biplane, left last night for
Bakersfleld", where he will make a
Might Sunday. He will be Joined by
C. F. Wlllard, also a Curtlss aviator.
Later they will go to Fresno for a
three days' aviation meet, beginning
Young Life Cut Short
Elizabeth L. Harrison, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt W. Harrison of
677 South Burlington avenue, died at
the family home yesterday after a
long illness. Funeral services will be
held Monday morning at 30 o'clock .-it
the residence, the body to be cremated.
Miss Harrison was popular among a
l;irgo circle of friends.
Back East Excursions
Notice was received yesterday by the
Santa Ke railroad In Los Angeles from
tlie Chicago office that the dates for
the "Back East" excursions from Cali
fornia had been fixed as follows: May
11 1* 13, 14, 25, 26 and 30; June 2, 3, 4,
5, '6, 25, 26 and 27; July 1, 2, 3, 4. 5, 6,
25, 26 and 27; August 1, 2, 3 and 4; Sep
tember 1, 2. 3, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
Coroner Hartwell 1 1.-»--• onlnv.! a post
mortem examination of the body of J.
('. Koford, 83 years old, whr> dropped
dead ut his home, 002 Blame sLn-<'t,
Tharßdav afternoon. Death wh* a_t-
trlbuted to heart failure. . Knford re- j
cently had deeded his property to his !
wife. He has a son living In Seattle
and a daughter at the Palms. The
body la at Peck & Chase's undertaking
Reception for William Shaw
The Christian Endeavorers of Los
Angeles will tender a reception to
William Shaw, general secretary of the
United Christian Endeavor society.
Tuesday evening, February 8, at the
First Congregational church. Mr. Shaw
is Just returning from the World's
Christian Endeavor conference in
Colonel Haskell Speaks
Col. E. H. Haskell, president of the
American Baptist Home Mission so
ciety, was the honored guest at a
dinner given last night at; the Hollen
beck hotel by members of the Baptist !
Monday club. Seventy-five wero pres
ent. During the course of his remarks
Colonel Huskcll told of his recent trip
to the Orient, where he wont to study
Kofoed Funeral Today
Funeral services for John C. Kofoed,
who dropped .dead at his home, 950
Blalne street, Thursday evening, will be
held at the chapel of Peck & Chase
this afternoon at 2 o'clock, Dr. War
ren Day to officiate. Burial will be in
Rosodale cemetery. Mrs. Kofoed, who
has been seriously 111 for several weeks,
is not expected to recover. *•
Well Known Grocer Dead
James H. Woolman, 61 years old, of
the firm of Murry & Woolman, grocers,
died late Thursday night at his home,
812 West Seventeenth street. Funeral
services will be held this afternoon at
1 o'clock at the chapel of Orr & Ed
wards, Rev. C. T. Murphy to officiate.
Burial will be in Inglewoo'd cemetery.
Mr. Woolman is survived by his wife,
son and daughter.
Money Needed for Charity
The Associated Charities of Los An
geles will petition the city council to
make It an appropriation for Its work
In place of the funds now expended
on the city labor bureau. The officials
say that they already maintain a
woodyard to try out men out of em
ployment, and that they could do more
efficient work than the city employment
bureau and reach a larger number of
Reception Series Ended
The last of the series of receptions in
honor of demonstration week at the
Young Women's Christian association
was held in the association building
yesterday afternoon, closing the ex
hibitions which have been held by the
various departments. The only show
ing that will bo open today will be
that of the art department. The recep
tion committee yesterday was com
posed of prominent women from the
Methodist, Baptist and Christian,
churches of Los Angeles.
Honor Aviation Qornmittee
The following program has been ar
ranged by the committee for the ban
quet and theater party in honor of the.
aviation committee tonight: 6 to 8 p.
m., banquet at Hotel Alexandria: 6 to
8 p. m., concert In hotel lobby; 8 p. m..
banqueters will form in line, headed
by a platoon of police, military band,
uniform, ranks of Elks, followed by the
committee of arrangements and guest",
and will proceed to the Orpheum. Dur
ing the Intermission the Rev. Baker P.
Lee will present fitting souvenirs to the
QUITE the biggest an most Import
ant social function of the eeison
at Venice was the ball given
last night by Mrs. Abbot Kinney In
honor of the nineteenth birthday anni
versary of her son Sherwood. The
ball was held at the Venice dancing
pavilion and was attended by about
The big pavilion was decorated artis
tically with peeper boughs and smilax
strung along the pillars and rafters,
behind which colored Incandescent
lamps peeped forth. Mrs. Abbot Kin
ney, Sherwood l£)nney and Mrs. M. M.
Merry received the guests beneath a
pretty bower of greenery and colored
lights. The east side of the pavilion
was shut off from the remainder of
the room with awnings, reserving this
part for the dining tables, where sup
per was served at 11 o'clock.
The grand march began at 9 o'clock,
led by Sherwood Klnney and his
mother. As soon as the marchers were
well under way the lights were all ex
tinguished and a spotlight was thrown
upon the leaders, following them in
their wanderings throughout the dura
tion of the march. This was a distinct
surprise and added considerable nov
elty to the evening's entertainment.
There was an excellent program of
dances, containing sixteen numbers,
with several extras, and the guests
remained until:, a late hour. It was a
strictly formal gathering, and among
the guests were many of the elite «t
Los Angeles, Pasadena, Hollywood and
the beach cities society.
Forty tables were served at the sup
per, which was given during the inter
mission in the program. The tables
were elegantly decorated, each bear
ing a silver candelabra and a bouquet
of violets, while overhead were
streamers of smllax Intertwining so
that almost a complete canopy was
formed. At the center table was seated
Sherwood Kinney, with eleven of his
close friends. Following is the menu,
served in the best style of which
Morley and McFadden, proprietors of
the ship cafe, are capable:
Olives. ' Salted almonds. Bonbons.
Bread. Butter. - Tongue.
Ice cream In rose form.
Coßee. ■ Chocolate.
While the guests were enjoying the ,
repast Professor Chlaffarelli and his <
Venice band appeared and serenaded
them with several appropriate selec
CATHOLICS MEET MONDAY
A meeting will be held under the
auspices of the Catholic Federation of
societies Monday evening In Lincoln
hall of the Walker Theater building,
at which Bishop Conaty will be the
A short musical and literary program
will bo given under the direction of
Charl«l A. King. Those who will take
part in vaudeville sketches are: Miss
Marin Breunig. Miss Florence Dick,
Mf-js Florence Pauley, Mrs. Knte Mnr
rlsaey, Mlsh Alice McLaughlin, Miss
Julia Weyes, Miss Lorotto Young and
Miss Helsn Drlscoll, Leo Hay v aid
will net as accompanist. Mis Mario
O'Brien and Joseph O'Brien will give
an Instrumental duet.
SURVIVED DAUGHTER 2 WEEKS
i Mrs. Sarah Ann Farmer, 57 years
old, died yesterday at 501 North Avenue
Sixty-four, having survived her daugh
ter, Noll Ray Farmer, just two weeks.
The mother, who was seriously 111 at
the time of the death of her.daughter,
did not know of ■ her demise ■ and
passed away without knowing that the
daughter had been buried. Funeral
services for Mrs. Farmer will be held
this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the
chapel of Dexter . Samson. The body
will bo burled in Inelowoid Turk ceme
tery. . ' ■ " ', »'•' '*'■ '■'
LOS AXGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 29. 3010.
REFUSE TO PAY
RAILROADS' DELAY BLOCKS
Private Property Owners Settle Their
Share for Proposed Widening
of Sixteenth Street and
Want Work Done
To pay under protest their assess
ments for the widening ot Sixteenth
street with an agreement the money
will be returned If they win their suit
against the city, is the compromise sug
gested yesterday by Chairman Wash
burn of the finance committee to rep-
resentativea of tho Los Angoles-Paclno
and Los Angeles Interurbnn railways.
The plan did not meet the approval of
the attorneys for the company, but the
matter was referred back to the city's
legal department to effect some kind
of compromise of this nature If pos
The proposition for widening Six
teenth street from Flgueroa to Pacific,
street has been under consideration for
about three years, but is still far from
realization, and the attorneys for the
railways declared yesterday the fault
was largely with the city's legal de
When the assessment for widening
this street was levied these two rail
way companies were assessed $SOOO as
their share of the cost of the improve
ment. The other property owners in
the district were assessed about $61,000,
and this money has all been paid. The
railways enjoined the city from selling
their property for delinquent assess
ment on the ground that poles, wires,
tracks and right of way woro not aß
sessable property. In the course of the
legal proceedings about a year and a
half ago the railways filed a demurrer,
and it was the city's duty to answer it.
The railway attorneys said yesterday
thin answer had never been filed.
Interested property owners want the
city to advance the $8000 assessment
the railways owe ,and when the suit is
decided collect the money from the rail
ways and place It in the general fund.
The financial committee does not ap
prove this plan, but believes some other
compromise can bo arranged.
MAYOR TO AID IN FIGHT
AGAINST MONEY LENDERS
Alexander Declares His Willingness to
Assist Others in Freeing City
Hall of Loan Sharks
Fire Commissioner Charles O. Haw
ley has struck a responsive chord
among the other commissions in his
effort to wrench the clutches of loan
sharks from the city payrolls.
After learning of Commissioner Haw
ley's determination to release the fire
department from the domination of the
money lenders, Judge Charles Silent of
the park commission visited the mayor
yesterday morning and offered his co
operation In the crusade as far as the
park department is concerned. Mayor
Alexander stated the police commission
would take up the question at onco in
behalf of the polico department.
"We invite the confidence of the em
ployes who are in the clutches of these
loan sharks," said Mayor Alexander
yesterday. "We do not Intend to crit
icise the men who have been unfor
tunate enough to become the victims of
these money lenders, but will do what
we can to help them, and If we find a
way will free them from the slavery
into which they huvo been forced. We
do not want our employes to avoid pay
ing just debts if any of them In the
hands of loan sharks feol justified In
going into bankruptcy to free them
"With two such determined and cap
able men as Mr. Hawley and Judge
Silont interested in-this matter there
is sure to be a favorable outcome.
Ever since I have known anything
about this city hall the loan shark has
been the worst problem with which we
have had to deal, and we can all breathe
easier when he troubles us no more."
PROPERTY OWNERS OBJECT
TO ASSESSMENT FOR PARK
Property owners In the affected as
sessment district have entered a pro
test to the petition that the tract of
land suiTounded by Wilshire, Com
monwealth, Sixth and Benton streets
be condemned and the land added to
Sunset park. They claim the pe
tition represents only 2500 feet out of
300,000 feet in the assessment district
or about five-sixths of 1 per cent. The
protestants agree the land should be
made a part of Sunset park and that
now Is the proper time to acquire it,
but contend it should be purchased at
the general expense of the city.
The petition to have this land add
ed to Sunset park was presented to
the former council and referred to the
city engineer for a report as to the
amount of frontage represented. Be
i causa of a ruling of the old council,
' that no petitions for park condemna
tions which did not bear the signa
tures of the owners of 25 per cent of
the frontage would be considered, noth
ing was done with this petition. But
the present council has rescinded this
rule and it Is probable the petition will
be presented next week.
COMPLAIN OF CONTRACTOR
Newmark Bros, yesterday complained
to the board of public works that the
contractor who has purchased the oM
houses on San Pedro street that passed
into the hands of the city when lanJ
was condemned for the opening nnl
widening of the street was not showing
due diligence in removing them. They
asked that some steps be taken to
hasten the work. The board in
structed Secretary Ferris to notify the
contractor that if ho delayed longer lie
did so at his own peril, for no exten
sions of time will be given him beyond
tlie sixty days fixed in his contract.
SPITE FENCE MEASURE BAD
Owing: to the wording- of one section
of the "spite fence" ordinance, the
prosecuting attorney's department has
found It to be Invalid, and the board of
public works yesterday instructed the
building Inspector to draw up a proper
ordinance. The present ordinance for
bids the erection or .maintenance of
fences more than five feet high, except
by 'permits Issued by the board of
public works, but It does not specify
how high the fences may be when such
permit! are issue! . . ,
News of the Courts
FINDS HEIR TO
WOMAN IN IRELAND CLAIMS
TITLE TO FORTUNE
Firm of Solicitors Notifies Public Ad
ministrator Niece of Deceased
Stands Ready to Prove
A new claim to the rich estate left
by Matilda Walden was received yes
terday by Frank Bryson, public ad
nilnLstrator, who was appointed by
Judgo Rives in August, l'.iOS, to take
charge uf tha property until a search
should determine tho existence or non
existence of relatives of tho dead
Tho new claimant Is Mrs. Martha |
Monro, and in a letter from James
Harter & Co., solicitors, Belfast, Ire
land, it is asserted she is a niece of j
the deceased, a closer relationship
than any heretofore put forward by
numerous persona whoso petitions for
generous slices of the estate make up
the bulk of the records in the case.
Mrs. Walden died August 21, 190S,
leaving property valued at nearly
$200,000, the principal asset of the es
tate being Improved property at tho
southeast corner of Main and First
Claimants to the estate have been
many since the fact was published
that the public administrator was
searching for relatives of the deceased.
Until yesterday these claimants have
declared themselves to be distantly
related to Mrs. Walden, and should
the statement of Mrs. Monro that she
is next of kin to the dead woman
prove true the property, in all prob
ability, will bs turned over to her.
According to the letter received by
Mr. Bryson, Martha Monro Is a niece
of Mrs. Walden, who, they say, was
a daughter of William and Martha
Wilson, formerly of Bally Connel,
County Cavan, Ireland. A large array
of other facts in connection with the
Walden family history are given by
WIFE UTILIZED BY
HUSBAND AS TARGET
FOR EGG THROWING
Woman Also Alleges Spouse Kicked
Her Because She Declined to Re.
move His Slippers—Divorce
Is Granted Her
Within seven months after the wed
ding bells ceased to ring, Mrs. Lillian
Louise McCandless was made the tar
get for nine eggs, thrown with uner
ring- aim by her husband, William
McCandless, a salesman, according to
the story she told Judge Moss in the
superior court yesterday.
Mrs. McCandlesß was, granted a de
cree o£ divorce, alimony and the cus
tody of two ci-'dren. She testified
she married McCandless at Santa Ana
November 19, 1905, and recited a num
ber of instances of alleged cruelty on
her husband's part, the first ocurring
April 27, 1906, when, she said, he
kicked her because she refused to re
move his slippers.
"June IT, 1306," added Mrs. Mc-
Candless, "he threw nine eggs at mo
because I bought a ham and a half
case of eggs without his knowledge.
He also refused to call a doctor when
I was ill, because, he said, he wanted
to punish me for refusing to live with
In Judge Houser's divorce court H.
H. Jadvin was on tho witness stand
several hours during the trial of De
kalb Spurlin's suit against his Wit*
Maud M. Spurlin. Jadvin is named
by Spurlin as co-respondent, but he
proved to be a reluctant witness. So
fvasive were his replies that Attorney
AviM'l asked Judge Houser to send tho
witness to jail "until he could refresh
The attorney finally abandoned his
efforts to gain any- information from
Jadvin, with the remark that it was
the first time he had ever been worn
out by a witness. The trial will be
Judge Hervey denied a decree in
the suit of John Tayian against his
wife, Vartuhy Tayian.
Three suits were filed, Louisa I. Wit
turn against Joseph Wittum, Louise M.
Lockhart against Archie Fancher
Loekhart and Leeanna Jone3 against
Albert R. Janes,
BANKRUPTCY PETITION FILED
An involuntary petition In bankrupt
cy was filed yesterday in the United
States district court against Federman,
Hersh & Co. The petitioners are the
Los Angeles Notion company, the Stew
art-Dowes Shoe company and the Carl
son-Currier company. An order re
straining Sheriff Hammel from selling
the stock of the alleged bankrupts was
issued by Judge Wellborn when the pe
tition was tiled. The sale was to have
taken place this morning at 10 o'clock.
The Farmers and Merchants' National
bank secured a judgment against the
alleged bankrupts for $19,457.08, and had
asked that the company's property be
sold to satisfy the Judgment. Until a
hearing on the petition is had the sher
iff will not be allowed to sell the prop
Tho following articles of incorpora
tion were filed in the county clerk's
Liebfried Brass Manufacturing com
pany, capital $10,000; directors, Jacob
Uebfrled, Herbert L. Engel, Seymour
Hamona Park Building company, cap
ital $10,000; directors, F. \V. Marshall,
F. N. Marshall, M. A. Marshall.
Alpeter, Hall and Alpeter company,
capital $75,000; directors, J. Philip Al
peter, Nina M. Alpetor, George H. AN
peter, Thomas N. Hall, David F. John
Clalmax Plantation company, capital
$100,000; directors, Charles Pease. F..
K. Higgins, Harold H. Stevens, 1.. S.
Stevens, Walter R. Leeds.
SAYS PURCHASE VOLUNTARY
Dr. W. H. Price of hoag Beach, d<>*
Cendant i" tiie suit or Dr. Mary j.
Holm to recover money Invested by
her in stock of the National Gold
Dredging company, was on the witness
stand in Judge Monroe's court yester
dcy and denied Dr. Helm's testimony
that his representations regarding the
value of the company's property led
hi i to make the Investment. The pur
oha.Be, he laid, was a voluntary 01
wan mad* by Dr. Helm after a man
from tho mining property lmd delivered
in (tddreaa on its value before Plica's
lis\clmloi;ical i-iass. The caso was .sub
iiiittud on briefs.
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OF MANY CRIMES
Man Accused of Entering Home of E.
L. Dawley Says He Has
Been Busy for Some
Harry A. Lockwood, arrested several
days ago and held to answer to the su
perior court on a charge of robbing the
home of E. L. Dawley, January 6, ap
peared in Judge Willis' department of
tho superior court yesterday, and in
addition to pleading guilty to the
charge recorded against him, acknowl
edged the commission of a large num
ber of other robberies extending over a
period of several months.
When Lockwood, following his arrest
by Police Detectives Jones and Boyd,
told a portion of the story of his mis
deeds it was the belief of the police
department that the operations of the
mysterious daylight burglar had tieen
halted. This belief, while erroneous,
was due to Lockwood's confession of
his numerous offenses.
Lockwood told a straightforward and
apparently truthful story in the crimin
al court yesterday, detailing his move
ments from the time he left his native
state—New Jersey—nine years ago, un
til ho was arrested. Ho is naw about 21
years old. In his wanderings, he eaid,
ho had worked on farms, in lumber
camps, on shipboard and traveled from
suito to state with road shows. His
first robbery was in Redlands, two
months ago, he said, when he was out
of work and needed money. Then he
went to Pasadena, where lie robbed
other houses, coming to Los Angeles
and committing other similar crimes in
Lockwood asked for a probationary
sentence and gave Judge Willis a long
list of names of former employers, who,
he said, would testify as to his clean
record in the past. The decision of the
case was continued until Monday.
FIGHT TO FORBID DAY
LABOR ON STREET DENIED
Supreme Court, of State Refuses to
Grant Rehearing of Contention
Made by Local Contractor
Rehearing of the case of A. St. C.
Perry against tha city of Los An
geles w:iß denied yesterday by the su
preme court. The case involves the
right of the city to do work under the
direction of the board of public works,
involving more than $500 without first
advertising for bids and letting; the
contract to the lowest bidder.
Perry brought the action some
months ago. Ha WM defeated in hi 3
contention in the lower courts and
again when he took the question to the
supreme court on appeal. He held that
all public improvement work must be
let by contract to the lowest bidder,
and that it could not be done by day
labor. After the supreme court had
decided the Issues adversely to Per
ry, ho asked a rehearing of the case.
This was denied yesterday. This set
tles the case for all time and estab
lishes the city's right to do work under
the board of public works in any way
it sees fit. Leslie R. Hewitt and Lewis
It Works represented the city and
Oscar A. Trlppet acted for Perry.
FILES SUIT TO RECOVER
PART OF BALDWIN ESTATE
Administrator Against Whom Action
Is Brought Says Clear Title to
Property Is Held
The predii te.i suit of John H. Tem
ple, administrator of the estate of Mrs.
A. M. W. do Temple, to recover a one
quarter interest in the Rancho Potrero
Felipe I>ugo from the estate of the late
X J Baldwin, was filed in the superior
court yesterday by Attorney Cbartei B.
elvey. The action is brought
Inat 11. A. Unruh, administrator of
the Baldwin estate, to quiot title.
"The suit means nothing to us," said
Mr. Unruh yesterday. "This action or
any other that may bo tiled can have
no effect on tlio clearing uj> of tho es
tate. Wq hold a clear title to Hie prop
erty Involved. ■' wai deeded i>y th..-
Miles to Charles Garvey and by him
to Baldwin. It has been split up re
,, ritiy, gome portion* being sola and
. btinc leased."
DAMAGES AMOUNTING TO
$45,050 ARE DEMANDED
Three Suits for Heavy Amounts Are
Filed In the Office of Su.
perior Court Clerk
William R. Walker, a mail clerk, filed
suit in the superior court yesterday
demanding damages of $25,050 from the
Southern Pacific company on account
of personal injuries sustained In a
wreck near Benson, Ariz., December
The Union Ice company was made de
fendant in a damage suit filed by J. T.
Koch, in which $10,000 Is asked. Koch
says he was permanently Injured when
a piece of machinery fell on his left
foot September 18.
Ten thousand dollars is demanded
from J. M. Overell in a suit filed by
Isaac Prtzell and wife, Gussie Prezell,
who claim they were seriously injured
by agents of the defendant who en
tered their home, 519 Bunker Hill ave
nue, January 26.
CRIMINAL COURT BUSY
Information charging Bert Cohen and
Henry Philip Lutes with statutory of
fenses were died in Judge Willis' court
yesterday. Lutes, who Is accused of
mistreating Ruth Smith, the young
Canadian girl, who, with her sister,
Stella Smith, was abandoned in Los
Angeles by their uncle John Schryver,
was arraigned and will plead guilty to
the charge next Tuesday. Informa
tions were filed also against Charles
Williams, for assult with a deadly
weapon; Hal E. Hardy, murder and
Albert Walsh, burglary. William* ami
Hardy will be arraigned today and
Walsh pleaded guilty and will be sen
NEW TRIAL ORDERED
By a decision of the district court of
appeals, rendered yesterday, Mrs. Mury
11. Winslow, aged 67 years, is held to
be not entitled ta^OOO for personal in
juries sustained as a result of the al
leged neglect of employes or agents of
the Glendale Light and Power compa
ny. A new trial of the case was or
dered anil the judgment Mrs. Winslow
had received in the superior court set
aside. Mrs. Winslow was Injured by
coming in contact with wires of the
company which had been left on the
ground by a contractor for the com
ACCOUNTING CASE DISMISSED
A stipulation reached by the respec
tive attorneys for heirs of William Ri
ley and H. J. Pinney, one of the ex
ecutors of Riley's estate, caused a dis
missal in Judge Conrey's court yester
day of the suit of James Riley ■
Pinney for an accounting. It was al
leged in Riley's suit that land in Kings
county purchased by Pinney with
money given him by William Riley was
recorded in Pinney's name, and the
stipulation entered into was that the
property Is held by Pinney as trus
tee for the. benefit of the estate.
BAD RECORD FOR FAMILY
Cora McNeal, 18 years old, who
pleaded guilty several days ago to a
charge of burglary, was sent to Whit
tlor state school by Judge Willis yes
terday to remain until she is 20 years
old. The girl stole a number of fur
garments. A pactuliar circumstances
in connoctlon with her case la that
one brother is serving a term in Whit
tier and another in lone, while a sis
ter is said to be on probation.
WON ON LONG CHANCE
Walter Estes, colored, tokl Judge
Willis yesterday he would plead guilty
to a charge of failing to provide for
his wife and child on condition that
he would be placed on probation.
■'I can't make any agreement of that
kind with you," said the court.
"All right, I'll take a cli.inee and
plead guilty," said E.stos, and be drew
:t probationary sentence of two years.
PLEADS GUILTY TO FORGERY
George Taylor withdrew a plea of
not guilty and pleaded guilty to two
charges of passing fictitious checks in
Judge Davis' court yesterday. He will
be sentenced next Wednesday. Taylor
passed a check for t">, August 10 and
one, for $13 September I, both papers
purporting to be signed by W. P.
Chase and company, a non-existing
INDIANA NATIVES MEET
The regular monthly social meeting
of the Indianan society was held last
evening in Maple hall of the Fraternal
Brotherhood building, Lincoln and Fl
gueroa streets.. a special program was
given, after • which dancing was en
joyed and refreshments served,. About
200 persons were present. *
ALHAMBRA MAN INJURED
WHEN AUTO SCARES HORSE
S. H. Hickcox Thrown from Buggy
and Taken to Local Hospital.
Bruises Not Serious
S. H. Hickcox. a resident of Al
hambra, was injured yesterday after
noon on Huntingdon boulevard tit
Sierra station, having been thrown
from the buggy after the horse had
been frightened by a passing lUtorao
bile. Mr. Hickcox had driven into Lew
Angeles accompanied by his sister, and
the couple were on their return homo
when the accident occurred. Mr.
Hickcox was thrown against the curb
ing and was removed to the Good
Samaritan hospital. Dr. E. J. John
ston, who attended him, said last night
that his injuries were not serious. Miss
Hickcox escaped with a few bruises
and returned to the home in Alhambra.
FRANCISCAN PROVINCIAL HERE
Rev. Benedict Schmidt of St. Louis,
Mo., principal of the Sacred Heart
province of the Franciscan order,
which includes California, was a guest
at St. Joseph's monastery yesterday,
en route to Santa Barbara. Father
Schmidt visited Los Angeles in order
to confer with the Franciscan order re
garding the presentation of the "Pas
sion Play." which is to be given In
Temple auditorium during Passion
week, beginning March 13.
The Anee:_s grill nas excellent eerv
lr<> and bPtt<"" fnnrt Fourth and Spring.
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