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Municipal Affairs
City Council Must Decide on Fi
nancial Measure Next
Contending emotions are likely to|
tear the council next Tuesday. The
Bnance committee will have an espe
cially bad day, for the city clerk will
report the referendum petition against
the new license ordinance as sufficient,
(md that the council must submit the
ordinance to a vote of the people either
at a special election or the next general
election, which will be about two years
On the one hand. If the council sub
mits the ordinance at a special election
called for that purpose* alone it will
cost about $12,000, and there is a bare
possibility that the public service cor
porations—which are hit hardest by the
license—will got out and work so hard
that it will be. defeated, leaving- the old
license ordinance in effect and the city
112,000 worse off. On the other hand, if
It waits two years, which is what the
corporations hope will happen, the city
will lose the additional revenue the
ordinance provides.
In either event the public service cor
porations and two or three of the larg
est banks are the only ones who profit.
Many teamsters and others who sigiiiil
the referendum petition on the assur
ance they would not have to pay any
license tax If they did, will find then
license tax Just as high now as before,
for the new ordinance repealed the old
one. and as long as the new ordinance
cannot go into effect, the old one is
The only changes in the new ordi
nance are" that those banks doing the
largest amount of business are forced
to pay a higher license, and the public
service corporations pay a much higher
Two or three kinds of business on
which the license ordinance worked a
hardship, especially the private water
companies that supply outlying tracts,
were cut out of the new ordinance, but
as long as the old one is in operation
they must continue to pay their li
censes. _
Diphtheria Quarantine Is Placed
on Private Orphanage
Charitable people will have to come
to the rescue of forty little klddos are
going to be mighty hungry la a short
time They are the victims of a cruel
law although they have done no
wrong one of their number contract
ed a light cose of diphtheria and lo!
the health department has stopped in
and ] ut the whole bunch under quar
The children are the inmates of a
private orphanage at 1140 Angeleno
Btreet, conducted by Mrs. L.. J. AYilds.
Mrs Wilds has undertaken the work of
looking out for as many homeless lit
tle ones as she can. She has support
ed the home by securing contributions
from regular patrons, but since the
quarantine was established a week ago
Bhe has not been able to pot out and
gather In the sheekels. Consequently
the Mother Hubbnrd nursery rhyme
that the kiddies liked to hear in more
prosperous times is becoming too near
llzatlon and their little tummies
are nearly empty.
This sad condition of affairs was re
ported to the health department yes
terday by the quarantine officer, George
Miles, but the health department does
not know what to do about it. The
quarantine must be maintained for a
•while longer, as all the children hßve
been exposed to the disease. Thi y
are too numerous to send to the de
tention hospital' and the city has no
fund? to food the unfortunates.
When it comes to placing street
lights in bunchos the board of public
■works doesn't need any instructions. It
upproved locations for sixty-eight arc
lamps yesterday morning, all in the
territory formerly called the Fifth
ward. A little matter of twenty lights
for the district south of Blauson ave
nue was taken under consideration for
<i few days.
City Electrician Manahan, who pre
sented .'i recommendation for the
lights, said the ones south of Blauson
avenue were not needed, as the ter
ritory was thinly settled, but the tax
payers who owned property in the
district were entitled to thai much
♦-•-♦■ ■
"Rev. C. C, Pierce, pastor of the j
Memorial Baptist church, is giving a
series of practical sermons to the young I
people of the church at the Sunday
evening services. The third will be
given this evening on the topic:
''Amusements, or Where and How to j
Have Fun." Other subjects in the
series will be: "Falling In Love, or
Station One on the Koad to Heaven;"
Housekeeping or Building a Beautiful
Home;" "Hunting a Job or What Am I
Good For?"
Tn our meandering* through the I
and byways, In order to tell our
lady readers of something to their ad
., mtage and Information, we happ
tetr the well known shop oi
i c ladies' tailor, 4M E
:-,,:'!■ street, just nt the time when
the newest lrni I from Ei i
were being received, and Miss Cooper
was kind enough to initiate us in
the vi ry latest.
We saw a most beautiful array of
Irish crash and Rodgers linen*, hand
some French homespun fabrics, French
lilprh luster moleskins, German and
Frenrli broadcloth, flannels of all de
scriptions, from white to the most ex
alted colorings; English Thtbets In all
the different shades; French bay Roods,
In stripes, the lightest weight In French
zlbeliues, and many other goods dear to
the hearts of our feminine readers; but
they must be seen to be appreciated,
Francis, with his many branches In
London, Paris, New York, Chicago, San
Francisco and beautiful T.,og Angles,
employs none but the best European
cutters, tailors and Otters, all gradu
ates from the most renowned cutting
and tailoring schools of the fash
ion centers of the world. A visit to his
rooms at 414 South Spring street will
rot alone be a pleasure, but a valuable
experience to any Jadv-
rwinnhy^nafnr —
Out/men for j *"< ( . • ... |
Men.Women. Boys <&< Girls • Sfeßar^ i
I Good Clothes at Right Prices^mT
Incomparable Values in Men's, Youths' and Boys' Wear IfPNs
YOU are looking for values when you spend your money for clothes. That is a common sense attitude of course, and we Jif V\\ I
could ask for nothing better. For, whether it be for yourself or your boy, you will find good reliable clothes at this JSB\iSSM |j{ \\
store, at prices that are right. • . . . , . _, , SisC4^Mii;". »«i/<'-/[
This business has been built up on the rocks of integrity. We figure our prices on a business basis. They will more than [gfit » JmMs / 1
compare with those asked at so-called "Special Sales." Ours are not "paper prices," but honest measure of the value of the m ik'Mi^li jl/Vy
mere Ou/clothes for men are well made, and stylishly cut. They come from the leading wholesale tailors of America. Fabrics v |i {Klllm^l||^V|
are carefully selected, and put together in a way that not only conforms to style, but guarantees most satisfactory service in wear. W- j "i|\M iYt^i
If you want a handsome Blue~Serieor a smart Black Suit, we have it for you at $15-or more, if you want to pay more. Many handsome V| ,/|\lU\l// WWQ
iij.myydiudiwuu.m t, mixtures, too, at this price, and at others named below. Sizes for every build of man, Aw* " fft I%\W|'l lll^ \
Bt"l1l£F Of Send the BOYS tO US including special sizes for extra stout, extra large, and unusually slender men. W^islSk^M LrwS?^'
We Know Their Needs .. Men's Suits— sl2.so, $15, $18, $20, $25, $30, [f|^S[^/
r:' tobuyh^d^^^r^S 35 and $40 Youths' Suits, $7.50 to $35 -||f^f^^
brine you straicht to this Just a word about our clothes for Young Men and for Youths. We handle the famous iff :>ill 1 l^iP?'^
1 y v i . "L System" clothes for Young Men. They are exclusive in style, cut and fabric—dis- -f«; tl || ;| Vf^"
store — because ne knows tinctly GOOD clothes, and quite individual. In Youths' Suits you will find the famous sM?*^|l^l 1-; I
that he will be better served "Sampeck" clothes here, as well as other superior makes. Some of them are the wide f.?'. I fjjjjLS^ntf/'] I
here Our Boys' Depart- cvt ' peg top style tnat the y°unB fellow wants. Every suit is built for service. F^ff^l b"c i I
ment is the most complete Fresh> New Good Footwear for Men **„„ > ' /\|ilOT^l Ii H
on the Pacific Coast. Here jOSm xr , and Boys IVienS fjIU|TOw! \'V
are a few timely sugges- M J Neck- Out Shoe depsrt . TT f M^wSil ' I'if
fAsk the boy where he wants $5 (md $4() r^h^ Youths' Suits, $7.50 U) $35 \dl\iilTO Ii! Iff
to buy his clothes. He will \ i\m-\m w&\±^
brine you straight to this Just a word about our clothes for Young Men and for Youths. We handle the famous tsUl-i ill 1
. , "L System" clothes for Young Men. They are exclusive in style, cut and fabric—dis- fsS<»if lit ttfli<^'
store — because he knows tinctly GOOD clothes, and quite individual. In Youths' Suits you will find the famous I*H*ti|ll||r
that he will be better served "Sampeck" clothes here, as well as other superior makes. Some of them are the wide H.? ■I $ y IJtwFwjf
here Our Boys' Depart- cut, peg top style that the young fellow wants. Every suit is built for service. pffffim»**!
ment is the most complete Fresh, New Good Footwear for Men IK/Tsm'o /\uli\kTH h
on the Pacific Coast. Here xr , and Boys MetlS /|» j I'-fi
are a few timely sugges- M j Neck- and Boys M\l»hl' Ik
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Boys' neckwear Mo l« HI I ! l/4yi nays offer you some- R *<J\ young men that U ''■• """"'* ""• ..' "" \liia IjaliM illl *W
It «• hells 25c, 50c anil 75c I *& j\ f'inß fresh and T\Js>u,%< \ v "> P«Pular. We "•'" "tn.Hs In all of 110 S IBIIM Ifl IP «
lll>'* ""' • F^'l "different." i\Cll/ >^^ 1 II I lin Ilus ""' <orr<"<'t shapes fur L- 7^'|jlalnkH| ft
f |^|=§i M m:M One EEHr= te WSi 5
H,,;k- knicker suits. 8 pair pants.. #5 *^lvV SnvwhVreVu" h.'1.0" "'"' „ "'K'' " '"'"' fro™ "' ",,,„■,■ r'.i. V^^^^^^^^^l
Boys* long pant^ suits $7.30 to #30 'Al^^^Hw.. »re made of superior **^*'*^^^^feU^^-tf^-''' "^^
»»>>■ knee pants sOr to #3.50 M '^AWKk *«br, lcß- } l> ) "t > "" - Q yii— '*t^^ /J
T^" • * #^. j. Boys* corduroy mint* Hiid knii'kprw f * 1 ■ J^Sk i.Vxt> «.,»^i ».i at fanrv m. A * jt X mi
Kmcker Suits at --•.'•-■-",.--„ lt\oOß 7^-nSIJ^ JA^^^i^ v slc^rsnt\W Auto Dusters
... , «,— Boys' khaki pants, extra quality .SI /, ff'lf\.V handsome ties to se- T^ T^ I IV 4fo4>*^J\ fl iTj f<ff /\UtO UUSICI S
S'^S,^oM:nr $5 Boys' «..or and H«ss Mouse * $ ML 1 /I|^, }-'„ "»»• - '"L UWiljljllji^n7 J JIAIJ I £JV — ■"-" ""' """'
cheviots. In a lanje assortment o{ pat- *30« ■" »IU ?!« & Ik «g& \ ' X^^l %T V^9f €ST 1 Vi/v x/%P& 1M ■ dusters In till the wanted mate
terns. SUe» '. to 16 years. Price *o. Boys' pajamas «1 to S3 a suit ft fI m ».\so> v'lill »»•<»■< men t of '^^ ft,,-/-/ITf***•*> -/rtf rials. «M up to 50 Inch hr«t
Boys' all wool knicker suits, carehilly Boy. 1 night shirts sOc, TSo and »1 | ]\MM m |%T» Manhattan shirt. In UUI/lUCFS /Ui v^._. measure. Prices $8.50. M. *3.50,
CaL!rn^tnre 8 s toai' : ■*; , ••••■•*• *l aad *3 ul/%l^ SS^rr-'-Jl^ Men.Women.3oas <&£ Girls •«. •». *. •«. •»■» — •■- «•
News of the Courts
Judge Willis Orders Joseph B.
DeFord Discharged on
Check Charge

Brought back from a profitable Job
as chef in a Globe. Ariz., club to face
a charge of having issued a check for
(10 with no funds In the bank two years
ago, Joseph B. DeFord was arraigned
before Judge Willis yesterday morning
and pleaded guilty. On being placed on
the stand to explain, in view of an ap
plication for his probation, the court
came to the conclusion that DeFord
had been imposed on after hearing his
testimony and he was dismissed.
According to DeFord's story, he was
generous while under the Influence of
liquor that he gave his friends checks
when they asked for them, regardless
of the condition of his finances, and
when he sobered up he tried to pay
them. Joy rides during the hprße
lacing season two years ago were his
"long suit" while lie was drunk, anil
he became so pestered with bills pre
sented by chauffeurs, grocers, .friends
and others that he saw no chance of
paving them all.
He left for Arizona and stopped
drinking. Being a stair builder by
trade he tried to get a job, but found
that high living had given him a "bay
window." He decided his shape would
better fit him as a waiter, and he se
cured a job as hi ad man in an exclu
: sive Globe club, where his "tips" made
his salary look like "30 cents."
He declared he had made arrange
ments to pay all his debts in Los An
geles county, but hearing that he was
to be arrested for uttering a fundless
check he beat the proces server to this
city to explain the situation, and de
clared to the court that lie only wanted
time in whirl; to pay everybody he
He had reformed, he said, and there
wen no more "joy rides" or long
seances with the "Mowing bowl" for
him. Deputy District Attorney Ford
supported his testimony and said he
was agreeable to giving him probation.
The complaint, he said, had bean sworn
out by Frank II Carpenter, although
the check in question was issued to J.
J. Doyle, who had never prosecuted
I leFord declared he had given a third
party money to pay the check, but that
it had never been turned over to Doyle.
Further testimony as to the manner In
which DeFord had been handled by
race track friends was given, the
court came to the conclusion that the
district attorney's office was b ing
i. Ed as a bill colled Ing establishment.
JuJk<: Willis declared thai In view of
the fact i hat i 'Ford hud not bi en
prosecuted two years ago when he is-
Bued the tin ck, and undi r i hi 1 ut hi r
testimony, that it waa an lm] osltlon on
him to bring him back to thl i i and
cause him extra > Ford de
fended the district attorney's office by
.statins that Carpenter had
uch an aiiay ot e\ Idence th it charges
had been con i tain: i I leFord, but
under the circumstances he did not
think I leFoi a should ha re been ion
pelled tn return.
JuUgu Willis allowed DoFord to
change his plea of guilty to that of not
pnilty. and he was allowed to Join his
wife for the return trip to his job in
By ii judgment In the superior court
yesterday the rule of vehicles keeping
right side of the road was up
held in the suit of P. B. Hoy against
the Lo.~ Angeles Creamery company.
Roy charged that a wagon of the
defendant was carelessly driven on
the left side of West Pico street, an 1
that in order to avoid running into It
he was compelled to steer his auto
mobile upon the curbing, alleging that
damages to the amount of $1142.43 were
sustained to the machine. The suit
was heard before Judge James and
ment was rendered for the plain
tiff !n the sum of $407.49 and costs.
Declaring that he sent his wife and
children to Long Beach from Imperial
county last summer to avoid the heat
and that they have ever since refused
to return, C. F. Bowles filed suit in the
superior court yesterday for separation
from his wife and the custody of their
two boys, aged 4 and 6 v
The plaintiff is a wealthy rancher of
Imperial and declares that he is well
able to support the children. He says
he sent monc-y for them to return last
November, but that his wife refuses
t" come.
The st- Joseph, Mo., society held an
outing in Bycamore grove yesterday
and i njoyed a social time in addition
to electing officers for the coming year.
Women formerly of St. Joseph have
maintained a separate society under
th name of the Rubidoux society, and
by unanimous vote decided to join with
the St. Joseph society. All members
of the St. Joseph society are invited to
join the .Missouri state .society, which
will complete its organization next
Friday at 3 p. m, In Talt's cafeteria.
Funeral services were held over the
body of Henry I. Feniinore at the resi
dence, 2416 West Seventh street, yester
day afternoon, Mr. Fenimore was a
member of the firm of .Nash & Feni
more, automobile dealers, and was
killed when his machine overturned
last Thursday afternoon.
Following the funeral service burial
was in Hosedale cemetery. Many of
the auto dealers closed their sales
i yesterday afternoon in honor of
Mr. IVnimore.
The fifty-eighth annual meeting of
the California grand iodfre of odd Fel
lows will be held at Fresno beginning
at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, to con
tinue until Saturday afternoon. The
Southern California delegation will
meet In a. body at the Arcade station.
1 os Angeles, and will start on a spe
clal train for Fresno at 8:30 tomorrow
Two divorces were granted by Judge
jam. s t' the superior court yesterday
mi the grounds of desertion, Sherman
J, Hendrlck being treed from Mary Ij.
Hendrlck, and Minnie B. Bogert from
Walter JJ. JJUiiOlt.
Body of Rear Admiral to Rest in
National Cemetery at
SANTA BAnRARA, May 7.—Koßr j
Admiral Bowman H. McCalla will be
buried in Arlington cemetery, near
Washington, arrangements having
been made by his former navy asso
ciates at the capital. The family, in
cluding Mrs. McCalla, her two daugh
ters, Miss Stella and Mrs. Knox; her
son-in-law, Lieutenant Commander D.
W. Knox. and Captain W. G. Miller
will accompany the body, leaving here
.May 14.
Messages of condolence from naval
officers and friends all over the world
are flooding the home of the bereaved
Funeral services will be held today
at Trinity Episcopal church here. The
San Francisco Army and Navy asso- j
elation will attend in honor of the dead i
admiral, who founded Vallejo Home
and made association work arming the
Pacific coast sailors a financial possi
Tri-Counties Committee States'
Attitude en Case to The Herald
The trl-countles reforestation com
mittee, from its headquarters at Sant;\
Ana, sends a letter to The ii<T;ii<i in
which it is ,«tat>'<i emphatically th;it j
the committee is not in any way re
sponsible for the contenting of the
homestead Ing claim ni' George R. J)'i
(iroiit in a tract of land withdrawn
from entry by tho government for a
forest reserve.
De Groat's loss of his homestead j
entry, on which he had expended much
time and money In an apparently legit
imate effort to prove up his claim and
secure title, lias been the cause of I
much censure of th" trl-countles com
mittee by the news columns of South
ern California papers, but Francis
Cuttle, chairman of the committee,
submits copies of letters to their at
torney, 11. C. Stephens of Ix>s Angeles,
In Which the latter is specifically di
verted not to interfere with the rights
Of !)«• Groat, although directed to push
the work of obstructing the entries of
other homesteaders who wen: not Im
provlng their farms.
Mr. Cuttle further states that he
never knew that a contest was to be
in against De Croat and that he I
Is unacquainted with the person who J
brought the action.
The Slauson Playground [mprove
meni association, organised Thursday
evening, will li'>M its m-xt regular
meeting .-it the playground <-inh house
■,t g o'clock the evening of May 10,
which all property owners of the vi
cinity are cordially Invited to attend,
if troubled with rheumatism, stomach
or kidney trouble don'l delay, but go
td Arrowhead, the favorite mountain
resort of California. Hot mud. steam
and mineral water baths administered
m trained expert*.
Just Arrived FJ^
By a Special, Rush Shipment II *jj / /
300 Pairs j \
Of High White Canva? I «kd| A
Buttoned Shoes for Women II *©/ ' / I
The shoe which is most in demand just at this II • ' \*)'</ /ft' /
season and a model which you cannot find // • >jj /ft' Jj
elsewhere for less than $4. Welt sole. One of // \*)// /s'' jt&ffl
the leading Norton Specials. Price, now, // <J^^^ ,'j A -' l Jm O
Worth $3.50 and $4.00, Now fe^j^^^ ■ • -' ' .
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