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Field Agent Exposes Political Tricks
GLAVIS SCORES
SEC. BALUNGER
SAYS SECRETARY HELD BACK,
ALASKAN CASES
WANTED TO PROCURE CAMPAIGN
CONTRIBUTIONS
.surprising Revelations Made at Con.
gressional Inquiry by Man Whom
Taft Had Ousted for His
Persistence
iCoelln-.eil from Vamr (>s«>
there had been one from Special Agent
.
Uidii't Love recommend the Cunning
ham claim for clear listins?" asked
Representative Madison.
"It didn't amount to a recommenda
tion exactly," replied counsel.
At this point Mr. Sutherland
said:
"It seems to me we are getting a
great deal more testimony out of coun
sel than out of the witness."
Thereupon the examination of Glavis
was resumed.
He told of a visit to Washington 'n
December, 1907, when he took up with
officials of the land office the matter of
the Alaska claims. He told Mr.
Schwartz that people in Seattle were
saying there would be no further in
vestigation of the claims in Alaska and
the patents would be granted.
"I said there waa great danger of an
other big scandal equal to that in
Wyoming and Colorado, where the in
vestigation of the coal land cases had
been suppressed," declared Glavis.
"Who suppressed those investiga
tions?" demanded Senator Paynter.
Blame Richards
"It was testified at Salt Lake that
former Commissioner Richards did —
Mr. Balllnger had no connection with
it in any way."
"Why were people in Seattle saying
they would get their patents?" asked
Mr. James.
"I don't know," replied Glavis. "I
know of no reasons they may have
had."
"Who made these statements?" in
quired Mr. Olmstead.
"There were a number of claimants
In the Hunt group. I can't recall the
names."
After his interview with Mr.
Schwartz, Glavls was conducted to Mr.
Balllnger's office and as a result of
his visit to Washington and the story
he told was Immediately placed I'd
charge of all the Alaska cases.
"What did you cay to Mr. Ballinger?"
"I told him I thought we could cancel
all the Alaskan claims; that a lot of
prominent people had formed a pool
and that the evidence would prove it."
"What did Mr. Ballinger say to you?"
"He said a number of the claimants
were friends and former business as
sociates of his and that there had been
a lot of talk that they would get their
patents.
" 'Now, Glavls,' he said, 'when you
set back to Seattle I want you to let
it be publicly known that you have
started this investigation, and I want
it to be thorough, no matter whom it
hurts. You are to go right after them,
whether they are friends of mine or
not.' "
Mentioned Several
"Did he mention names of liis
friends?"
"Yes, he spoke of H. C. Henry and
C. J. Smith, both of whom were in the
Cunningham group."
Glavis said he went back to work
happy and satisfied that there was to
be a thorough Investigation, and 'that
he had worried unnecessarily about a
possible scandal.
The following witnesses were sub
poenaed today at the request of the
prosecution: Horace T. Jones, special
agent land office, Portland, Ore.; Ar
thur R. Bowman, Cheyenne, Wyo,;
Andrew Kenney. Seattle; Henry M.
BABY'S ITCHING
SOOTHEDAJ ONCE
And Soon Cured Perfectly and Eco
nomically—Doctor Called It Ec
zema and Little Sufferer Rubbed
and Twisted All the Time.
a
CUTICURA AGAIN PROVED
"THE GREAT SKIN CURE"
"My baby boy was about nine
months old when he had a. breaking out
on his neck which was very annoy
ing. It used to make him very fretful
and cross because it seemed to worry
him so much. In the meantime I was
sick myself. I had my doctor look at
the baby and he told me it was eczema
and he wanted to treat it. But a friend
of mine told me she knew it could be
cured cheaper than any doctor could do
it for and in much less time. So I
started using the Cuticura Soap and
Cuticura Ointment which I soon found
out was what I ought to have had be
fore, for the eczema seemed to itch so the
baby could not keep his head still for he
was rubbing and twisting all the time.
I used the Cuticura Remedies about
three times the first day and began to
notice the good it was doing, for he
began to get rest from rubbing his neck.
"So I used three cakes of Cuticura
Soap and two boxes of Cuticura Oint
ment and now no one could tell that he
ever had any kind of breaking out, and
since then I have never been without the
Cuticura Soap nor the Cuticura Oint
ment. Mrs. Lula Doreey, 12 Browns Ct.,
tJ. W., Washington, D. C., Oct. 2, 1909."
skinslFfire
With torturing, disfiguring eczemas,
rashes and other itching, burning, bleed
ting, scaly and crusted
skin and scalp humors
are instantly relieved,
and speedily cured, in the
majority of cases, by
warm baths with Cuti
cura Soap, to cleanse the
skin, and gentle anoint
ings with Cuticura Oint
ment, purest and sweet
est of emollients, to
soothe and heal the skin.
' Cutlrura Soap (26c >. Cutleura Ointment (50c.)
and Cutlcnrm Reaolvimt (Soe.>. (or in tbe form of
Cnorclala Coated I'll*. 2.V. per vial »f «0> are sold
throughout th« world. Pott? Dr.ig A c'hem. Corp.,
Bole Prop*.. 135 Columbus Aye.. Hocton. Man.
.- KTMalled free, 32-p*lta Cutlrura Hook, an Invili
abla Oulda to treatment and Cur* of the Skin.
Hoyt, attorney general of rorto Rico;
P. c. Richardson, Seattle.
Qlavls declared it was December 13.
1907, he had his interview with Com
missioner Balltnger. On January '■
190S, less than a month after he had
been directed to make the investiga
■ tion, a letter mi addressed to him by
Mr. Ballingor stating that the Cun
i ningham claims had been "clear listed"
i from the Investigating division for
patent.
On January 22. 190S, Glavls sent a
telegram and letter protesting against
the clear listing of the claims, and
they were withdrawn and sent back
to the investigating division.
At the opening of the afternoon ses- j
sion Attorney Brandela offered in cvi- j
dence the journal of Clarence Cunning- j
ham of Wallace, Idaho, agent In all
the Cunningham claims, which con-;
tamed the entry:
"Have agreed with Mr. W. B. Hey-1
burn, In consideration for his services
: as attorney, to carry for him one claim ,
' of 160 acres in the coal, free of cost to
him, and he agrees to do all our legal
work in procuring titles, etc."
Letter from Heyburn
In an affidavit made subsequent to I
the loss of his Journal, Cunningham ;
made public a letter from Senator W.
B. Heyburn of Idaho, in which the
senator said:
"I do not desire to participate in or
■be interested in any manner, directly
or indirectly, in acquiring public
lands. Whatever services I may per
form properly within my duty aa a
public official for yourself or any other
constituent I shall cheerfully perform,
but not for any consideration, directly
or indirectly. I do not desire any in
terest to be carried for me or my ac
count with a view to any present or
future protit to myself."
Cunningham preceded this letter with
the statement:
"As soon as I became aware that
coal lands could not be taken in Alas
ka under the mineral laws, Mr. Hey
burn informed be in person that he
could not act under said agreement."
The Journal contained, under date
of 1903, an agreement among the Cun
ningham claimants to form a company,
each claimant to give Cunningham
one-eighth of his stock in return for
services rendered.
Glavis told further of his Investiga
tion ;lnto the alleged fraud of the
Cunningham group and said when he
first approached Cunningham he de
clared he had heard complaint had
been made that he represented the
Cunninghams. He denied this and to
carry out the denial submitted the
journal to Glavis, who held it as evi
dence against Cunningham.
About this time, Glavis said he met
former Governor Miles C. Moore, one
of the Cunningham claimants, and that
Moore told him he had seen all the
papers in the land office: that there
was nothing to prevent the issuance
of patents and that if It had not been
for Glavis' report, the land would al
ready have gone to patent.
Reports Confidential
The witness said it had always been
understood that reports to the land
office by the special agents were con
fidential and he believed there was a
rule to that effect.
There was then offered in evidence
a letter from Clarence Cunningham
dated at Seattle, January 16, 1908, ad
dressed to the register of the land of
fice, Juneau, Alaska, In which were
these statements:
"] am glad to know you sent your
office copies on to Washington, for I
am advised by Governor Moore he Is
assured by the department chiefs that
patents will be issued you on arrival
of plata unless mrae season for with
holding same is advanced by Special
Field Agent Glavls, which is not ex
pected.
"The commissioner lias furnished us
with copies of all the correspondence
and telegrams relating: to our entries
between the various special aaonts and
also with your office. Up to date
everything seems to be approved by
each special agent and department
chief. So now, our only delay will be
occasioned through failure to receive
plats, according to Judge Balltnger's
advice."
Glavis testified to an Interview he
had with Mr. Ballinger In Seattle in
the middle of March, 1908, two weeks
or so after Mr. Ballinger had resigned
as commissioner. A letter was Intro
duced showing that prior to April 1,
1908, Mr. Ballinger had requested In
formation regarding Home of the land
claims from Fred Dennett, his suc
cessor.
Ballinger Bothered
Olavis said he knew Judge Ballinger
would be bothered by a lot of people In
Seattle as soon as he returned there af
ter leaving the government service, and
he wanted to lay his side of the case
before him first.
"But he was not a government official
then?" suggested Olavis' counsel.
"But I regarded him as such," replied
Glavls.
"Mr. Ballinger told me," tlte witness
! continued, "there hud been a lot of
muckraking and that I ought to be
careful before making specific charges
against anyone. At a subsequent inter
view with" .Mr. Ballinger I told him
Cunningham was accusing me of hav
ing stolen his journal. He told me not
to worry, that Cunningham evidently
was spreading I his story to square him
self with his principal! for doing such
a silly thing as to give the Journal
to me."
As to the Guggenhelms' Interest In
the Cunningham claims, Attorney
Brandeis read a letter from Field Chief
Schwartz, Sated September 23, 1308,
which said among other tilings:
"While Cunningham la strenuous In
j his affidavits thai they aj'e not a part !
1 of or bonded to the Cunninghams, it li
! a little peculiar that their memorandum
i booh of expense! Incurred should pro
along from day to day ivith great
d< tail from the Inception of the claim
1902 until December 1907, and then
c with:
"'The above sum was received from I
; Daniel Guggenheim in full for expense
Incui mint of the examination
of coal landi on his account—chech re
ed, J13.".«.00.' "
Glavla told of anothi r Interview with
Ballinger In Portland, Ore., In October,
: 1908, luring the course of which, the
witness said, Mr. Balllnger remarked
that the Cunningham claimants were In
a bad iix. and asked if he (GlavU) knew
of :iny way they could get title U> the
land. '
Told Them the Way
"I told him," the witness continued,
] "that if the claimants would relinquish
their claims, their wives and friends
might file on the land, provided they
> did so without agreement, and could ko
in patent without trouble.
"Mr, Balllnger said he thought this
arrangement would leave the cases in
the same fix."
Representative Denby Interrupted:
■■Wasn't your suggestion rather look- i
nil," to an evasion of the law than a
npllani c with it?" ,
"Well," laid Glavis, "the Cunningham i
claim* were always considered ths
gtrongost."
"What do you mean by strongest?"
"That the claimants were the most
I, and "i',i '■ apt to have ihelr i
claims approved, and I thought
could get them to relinquish their i
T.OS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 29. 1910.
< claims all the other 800 or 900 in Alaska '
I might follow suit. That was my ob- ;
! ject."
•Wouldn't it have been Impossible tor
the wives and friends of these claim
ants to have Bled upon relinquished
claima without previous agreement?"
■ asked McCall.
■That was Mr. Ballinger's objection
to the plan.' 1
ciavis. sai.i Mr. Ballinger spoke of
the difficulty he was having In securing
campaign contributions.
"He said," declared the witness, "that
11. C. Henry and C. J. Smith, two of
the Cunningham claimants, had usually
been liberal contributors but were mad
use they had not received patents
to their lands and woulff not give any
thing. I told Mr. Ballinger I was
'under orders to Investigate the claims
\ held by these men. He said be wished
1 would not act on that until after the
pon. I told him I wouldn't, and I
did not. I was in the midst of ■
conspiracy case In Oregon and could
not have given any attention to the
other matter if I had wanted to. And
i then it was a favor to Mr. Ballinger
as well."
Met in Seattle
' Glavis said he next saw Mr. Ballin
ger in Seattle in February, 1909, after
'it had hern announced that Mr, Ballln
ger had been selected as secretary oi
the interior In President Taft's cab
inet. They discussed the coal rases.
and Mr. Balllnger said he thought that
where there had been only a technical
violation of the law the patl ntS ought
to be Issued, Qlavis said I
with him."
Qlavia said lie was ordered on Mas -.
190*. to discontinue the Alaskan In
quiry and take up the Oregon case.
where he had recommended that, if
something "ere not done at once the
statute of limitations soon would prove
b bar.
"But I also said the Alaska Investi
gation should not be dropped at that
time." added Glavis.
Reading from Attorney General
Wickersham's report to the president
on the Glavis charges, Attorney Bran
deis quoted this sentence:
"He (Glavis) might have added he
has never taken any action whatever
to bring those criminal prosecutions
which he advised the land office must
be brought before October, IMB. to
escape the bar of the statute of limita
tions."
"Is that true?" demanded Mr. Bran
deis.
"It is not," answered Glavis. "In
May or April T took the Alaska eases up
with United States Attorney Todd at
Seattle. He afterward wrote to me
savins he had laid the matter before
the department of Justice, as there was
some doubt in his mind as to whether
he should lay the cases before the
Seattle grand Jury, where the claim
ants lived, or in Alaska, where the
claims were located.
Report Submitted
"In June, 1908, I prepared a report
on this subject to Commissioner Den
nett, but learning he was to be in Ore
con we discussed the entire situation.
Dennett said he did not think there
should be any criminal prosecution:
that he thought it was sufficient if the
claims were canceled."
Representative James—"What crim
inal offense had the claimants com
mitted?"
"Conspiracy to defraud the I'nited
States "
Representative James—"And that in
volved perjury?"
"Yes."
Representative James—"But Dennett
took the view that if they were kept
out of the land that was sufficient?"
"Yes."
Glavis said he was ordered back on
the Alaskan cases in November, 1908,
but did not actually take them up untl'
March, 1909. He was busy on other
matters. He could have assigned
agents to the case, but he preferred to
give it his personal attention, as it in
volved millions of dollars.
If ho had not been taken off the work
in May, 1909, Glavis declared, he would
have hart final reports In the land
offlee in the fall of that year.
At 5:12 o'clock adjournment was
taken until 10 a. m. Saturday.
MERRY TIMES PLANNED
FOR BONIFACE VISITORS
Hotel Men from East Who Will Visit
California In April Have
Gay Season Ahead
The annual convention of the Hotel
Men's Benefit association will be he'd
in Los Angeles the week beginning
April 11, and preparations are now
being made for entertaining the visit
ors. Further details will be worked out
at a banquet to be given February 6
at Levy's by the Southern California
Hotel Men's association.
It is planned to meet the delegates
who come from all parts of America
nt Pan Bernardino. From the moment
they are taken in tow by the local
bonifaces time will, not hane very
heavily upon thtir hands. Trips will
be made, dinners and banquets ar
ranged and entertainment of a hundred
other kinds provided. As the visitors
will come from all points of the corn
pans and are in position to sit' I"
Angeles much publclty, local hotel men
i re anxious that the visitor! shall see
all points of Inl eresl in order to be able
tv "boost" properly.
STOVE EXPLODES; HOUSE
AND CONTENTS CONSUMED
Residence of James Parker at 507
North Hoover Street Is De.
stroyed by Fire
As the result of the explosion of a
gasoline stove, the residence of Jame-s
Parker, 507 North Hoover street, w\l-j
destroyed by (lire last night, entailing
v loss <j* $2000. Mrs. Parker was ;iinii"
in the house at the time of the explo
slon and was holding a bottle of water
in her hand, but she suffered no injury.
Running to the nearest telephone,
he "~nt an alarm to the fire he
quarters, but the flre had gained such
headway lhat it was Impossible to
Pave the house. House and contents
were covered by Insurance.
NEGRO WOMEN FIGHT
Jealousy is alleged to have been the
reason why Mrs. B. Collier is a pris
oner In the city Jail and Miss Alice
Hall an occupant of a cot in the re
ceiving hospital. Tin- police believe
that Mrs. Collier -wielded a razor to
carry cut her purpose, and at the re
ceiving hospital 11. large gash in the
right side of Miss Hall's face was
dressed. They are negroes.
For a while the police were baffled in
locating the Injured woman, but after
tie-arching through the room.s of the
Palace hotel, Stephenson and'- Hewitt
streets, Miss Hall was located.
SHOWS HERMANN
KNEW OF FRAUD
DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE IN-
TRODUCED AT TRIAL
GOVERNMENT SCORES POINT
AGAINST DEFENDANT
Letter of Protest to Be Submitted to
Hitchcock Unsigned So as to Be
Kept from Secretary—Prose
cution Rests
[Associated Press]
PORTLAND, Ore.. .lan. 28.— The
prosecution today rested its case In
the trial of former Congressman
Hingci- Hermann, charged with con-
Bplracy to defraud the government.
and without loss of time the defense
began the introduction of testimony.
Not sufficient progress had boon
made when court adjourned to dis
close the line it will follow, further
than that one of the points will be an
attempt to prove that Hermann as
commissioner opposed the creation or
extension of forest reserves unless the
lieu land act should be repealed or
materially modified.
By setting before the Jury three let
ters signed "Commissioner," and ri lat
ing to the protests against the crea
tion of the Blue mountain forest re
serve, the prosecution scored today
liDflt Hermann. It was the custom
that when letters were not signed they
were returned to the files instead of
being forwarded to the individual ad
dressed. These three letters concerned
protests against the reserve, one lay
ing the protests before the secretary
j of the interior. Inasmuch as Hermann
I did not Bign the communications, they
were filed instead of being dispatched.
It is the contention of Francis J.
Heney that Hermann avoided signing
the letters purposely, as they would
be returned to the files and the pro
tests would not go to Secretary Hitch
cock, who would, perhaps, block the
creation of the reserve.
W. Scott Smith, private secretary of
Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock,
testified that early in 1901 the secre
tary sent for Commissioner Hermann
and called his attention to serious
"leaks" in his department. Hitchcock,
the witness testified, tnld Hermann
that such procedure must be stopped
or the secretary would himself take
measures to stop it.
Smith was the last witness to be
called by the government, and after
the testimony of Assistant Chief Me-
Gee of the forestry department, given
in the trial of Congressman Hermann
in Washington, D. C, had been read
Prosecutor Heney announced he had
no further evidence to offer at this
time.
McGee's testimony at Washington
was to the effect that in November,
1902, Special Agent Holzinger, who
had been sent to investigate charges
made by G. A. Zabriskie of Arizona
and by various citizens of Oregon, re
ported the creation of the Blue Moun
tain forest reserve involved a series
of gigantic frauds. McGee testified he
had taken this report to Hermann and
that Hermann had told McGee the
commissioner of the general land of
fice was the person to pasa on the re
port. For the defense. Col. Worthing
ton opened by Introducing a mass of
documentary evidence consisting of of
ficial reports made by Hermann and
correspondence signed by him aR com
missioner. These documents showed
Hermann had on repeated occasions
spoken of the frauds in the exchange
of school lands included within the
reserves for government lands located
outside the reserves. Also that Her
mann had In several instances opposed
the creation of the new forest reserves
or the extension of the boundaries of
those already established, and that
Hermann indicated he would continue
his opposition until the lieu land law
had been repealed or amended so as
to provide the land within a reserve
could be exchanged only for land of
like character outside of the reserve.
The defense was still engaged In the.
submission of documentary evidence
when Judge Wolverton adjourned
court until Monday.
DESMOND'S
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THIS SPECIAL CLEARANCE SALE of our season's surplus of Fine Clothes is the most
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Men's Fancy Suits
Regular $25, $22.50 and $20 Values
$1 1 Kf\
Men's Separate Trousers
Four special lots at prices, in most instances, below the cost of making:
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MEN'S SMOKING JACKETS AND ROBES „ ONE-QUARTER OFF
MEN'S $2.50, $2 and $1.50 COLORED SHIRTS, while they last _—__.._._ $1.00
Sole Agency 1-4 OFF ON LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S Sole Agency
Dunlap Hats MENDEL AND INNOVATION TRUNKS Hawes $3 Hats
Club News
lIRIDAT MORNINd CLUB mem
\ hers and friends formed an ap
preciative audience yesterday as
they listened to a cleverly written and
entertaining paper concerning "A
Learned Lady of the Eighteenth c'en- \
tury," which was written and present
ed by Dr. Myra Reynolds.
The speaker had gathered mat'rial
for her thesis from three sources, the
early efforts of women to establish
schools for girls, as shown by history,;
from the publications for and by worn- ,
en which were in circulation at that
period, and from the drama of the
time. Many individual cases were
cited, and the paper showed wide re- j
search and waa well received by an I
enthusiastic audience.
Friday Morning club program for
February announces the following
speakers:
February 4—"lmmigration." Robert
Watchom, formerly commissioner of
Immigration at Bills island.
February 11—Margaret Collier Gra
ham; tributes to her life, works and:
character, Mrs. Enderleln Bhepard and
Mrs. Frank Gibson. Readings from
her unpublished manuscripts: "The
Morality of Staying at Home' and
"Do They Realty Respect Us?" Mrs.
George V. Wright.
February 18—Th« Pawnore trio,
chamber music artists.
February 23—Meeting of the dramat
ic committee, 3 p. m. "The Truth.' by
Clyde Fitch. The play will be read by
the following members: Mrs. Walter
Allan, Mrs. George V. Wright, Mrs.
Hanscn Moore, Mrs. William K. Fiske,
Miss Grace Moakley, Dr. Dorothea
M oore.
February 25—"What Are the Friday
Morning Club Members Doing?" Los
Angeles District Federation of Women's
Clubs, Mrs. It. J. Waters; municipal
art commission, Mrs. W. J. Waehburn;
playground commission, Mrs. Wil
loughby Rodman; housing commission,
Mtes Klizabeth Kenney; Juvenile court,
Mrs. W. D. Byram; municipal farm,
Mrs. J. B. Llpplncott; scholarship
plan, Mrs. Randall Hutchinson; Civic
association, Mrs. O. C. Bryant; Arroyo
Seco park, Mrs. Andrew S. Lobtngier;
League of Justice, Mrs. Charles Far
well Edson; Young Woman's Chrls
association, Mrs. W. C. Pattersons
Working Boys 1 club, Mrs. H. R. Boyn
ton; Children's hospital. Mrs. Hugh
Harrison; Los Angeles Orphans" home,
Mrs. Walter Lindley.
The meetings of the book committee
will be discontinued.
Highland Park Ebell has issued the
following calendar for February:
February 1 — Business meeting
(guests admitted at close of business
meeting). Art and travel day, in
charge of Mrs. Beatty. Music. Miss
Penelope Cuthbert. Personal experi
ences in South America, Lemuel
Parton.
February 8, 2:30 p. m.—Folk songs,
Miss Emma D'Arcy. "The Common
People in the English Poetry of the
Eighteenth Century," Myra Reynolds,
Ph. D., associate professor of Kngllsh
literature University of Chicago. In
formal reception to Dr. Reynold*.
Faculty of Occidental college as
guests.
February 13—Civics program. Mrs.
J N Burns, chairman of committee.
Piano solo. Miss Ada Street. "Votes
for Women," Mrs. Charles Farwpll Ed
son, chairman of public affairs, Friday
Morning club.
February 21, 8 p. m.—Colonial recep
tion to the gentlemen. American pro
gram, 8:30 to 9:30, by Mrs. Eleanor
Lloyd Smith, soprano; Mrs. Leßoy K.
Daniel, pianiste; Mrs. Elizabeth Cloud
Miller, reader.
SECTIONS
Art and travel— February 11, "San
tiago de Chile Forests and Flowers of
South America"; February 15, "The
New Brazil, Rio Janeiro and Its Har
bor."
Books and conversation — Leader,
Miss Penelope Cuthbert; February 16,
"Our American Magazines."
The Ramblers—Curators, Mmes.
Hastings and Howard; February 9,
2:30, at Sycamore grove, "Literature
Now Being Produced In Our City, Its
Character and Value"; February 23,
a walk to Observatory Point.
Wednesday Morning club observed
its twelfth anniversary Wednesday
afternoon in the assembly room of the
Eastside Congregational church, 150
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products, doorß, windows, sash, etc.,
giving that careful and prompt atten
tion id .-ill order* that guarantee! uni
form and courteous treatment to their
many patrons.
The company lias been dotnp an ex
tensive business in Los Angeles for
the past few -rears: is managed by
men of well known reputation as lum
ber dealers, and the management la
prepan 'I to furnish estimates and take
orders and contracts to supply all
necessary lumber required in the con
struction of any character <>( building,
from a cheap outhouse to a large
structure With artistic Interior finish
ings.
The Golden State Lumber Company
operates extensive distributing and
supply yards, located at 850 West 36th
place, where a large stock of lumber
is carried In stork, ready to supply,
the demands of the trade. Commodi
ous offices are maintained at Nos.
1007-1008 Central building, Los -An
geles, where courteous attention is
paid all callers by a competent office
staff, familiar with the detail- of the
lumber trade.
The Golden State Lumber Company
in supplying 1 nearly everything needed
In lumber and finish for the construc-
guests and members being present.
The feature of the afternoon was a
linen shower for the hoped for new
club house, anil many useful articles
were added to the club's store of
household linen.
Mrs. C .T. Gould Introduced an in
teresting musical contest and .Mrs.
Foreman gave several dialect readings.
Hostesses for the day were Mrs. C. B.
Bally, Mrs. E. J. Prlnston, Mrs. J. W.
Lyle, Mrs. Charles Bailey.
OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE TO
HAVE MEMORABLE WEEK
List of Well Known Educators and
Religious Workers Will Talk
to Students iTI Chapel
The student* of Occidental college
are in the midst of their midwinter ex
aminations. The first semester closes
Thursday. February 8, The second
semester opens Monday. February 7, at
11 o'clock. An especially tine list of
speakers will lecture at 11 o'clock on
the mornings of tha week opening the
new semester. The program is as fol
lows:
Monday. February 7 - Francis E.
Women Secrets jft.
There is one man in the United States who has perhaps heard JB Okj
more women's secrets than any other man or woman in the jAEuUBSm/'
country. These secrets are not secrets of guilt or shame, but VP^ffSwRSH
the secrets of suffering, and they have been confided loir.
R. V. Pierce in the hope and expectation of advice and help. rJM HI
That few of these women have been disappointed in their ex- HJ*
pectations is proved by the fact that ninety-eight per cent, of SPTXiI
all women treated by Dr. Pierce have been absolutely and BaJ ffw%
altogether cured. Such a record would be remarkable if the WW■ V.
cases treated were numbered by hundreds only. But when Iff J\ *>
that record applies to the treatment of more than half-a- mil- f » •
lion women, in a praotice of over 40 years, it is phenomenal,
and entitle* Dr. Pierce to the gratitude accorded him by women, as the tint ot
specialists in the treatment of women's diseases. . ....
Every sick woman may consult Dr. Pierce by letter, absolutely without
charge All replies are mailed, sealed in perfectly plain envelopes, without
any printing or advertising whatever, upon them. Write without fear as with
out fee, to World's Dispensary Medical Association, Dr. P V Pierce. Prest.,
Buffalo, N. Y.
DR. PIERCES FAVORITE PRESCRIPTION
M«lte» •yjVoa.Xs. TrtToxia.oxi. Strong,
Siolt "Woincn WelL
tion of buildings, tnjoya an extensive
trade throughout the city, and it ia
the aim of the management of tne
company t<> always get out orders on
tune and make deltverlea promptly.
There i« no wholesale and retail lum
ber company in LOS ingel* B that has
better facilitiea tor obtaining stock,
and ill grades of lumber in eny quan
tity can be (supplied. Wherever the
company haa had business relations
ii has ■-■.lined prestige and reputation
by fail' dealing and progressive action,
and the character of the m™ who
comprise the official corps is sufficient
evidence that the good name of the
company » in endure.
Cpntrai ton . builders and others nna
,i,,. Golden Btate Lumber Company
well prepared to handle the larjre vol
ume or wholesale and retail business
enjoyed. .
The oftlcera are 1,. W, Bllnn, presl
,i,.i n and general manager, with W.
c Nichols secretary. These pentle
ni.ii have i» en Identified with the lum
i ber and building interests of LOS An
gelea for a number of years, having
spent most of their busineaa lives In
thla pursuit, and they are prepared.
by their facilitiea for obtaining roußh
and dressed stock, to give the buyer
the bei i I" 1 Bible advantage, both as
to quality and values.
Such Institutions and BUCh men are
! oa Vnireles' besl hostages to continued
succeßß, and pledges for her future
greatness aa a commercial, manufac
turing and developing center and me-
I tropolis of the growing Southwest.
Clark D. D., L.L. D., of Boston, the
founder of Chi Istlan Endeavor.
Tuesday February 8 —President
David Starr Jordan. 1,T,. D., of Leland
Stanford Junior university.
Wednesday, February 9 —William
Shaw of Boston, general secretary of
Christian Endeavor, who Is returning
from ill.- World's Christian Endeavor
convention held in India.
Thursday, February 10—Rev. Mal
colm James McLeod of Pasadena.
Friday, F( binary 11—Rev. Daniel F.
Fox. D. D., the new pastor of the First
Congregational church of Pasadena,
who will give the annual Lincoln birth
day add icss.
The addresses are given to the stu
dents, and the public is cordially in
vited to the chapel.
MASKED MEN ROB SALOON
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28.—Two
masked men entered a saloon here early
this morning and hold up the bartender
and three customers' at the point of a
revolver while they rifled the cash reg
ister. Two shots were fired at the pro
prietor of the saloon, who entered wliiie
the robbers were at work.
NAMES ASSOCIATE JUSTICE
WASHINGTON, Jan, 28.—President
Taft today sent to the senate the nom
ination of F. W. Parker to be associate
justice of the supreme court 1 of New
.Mexico.

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